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THE MICHIGAN DAILY

THTJRSDAY, JANUARY 8, 19

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TYDA's Role as Red Front Revealed

Young Stabbing Victim
Still In Critical Condition

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Shaffer, in those days an
avowed Party member, soon be-
came influential in local MYDA
affairs, and when MYDA was
banned from campus by Presid-
dent Alexander G. Ruthven in
1947, Shaffer took over the
chairmanship of the group.
At the time, Daily City Editor
Dick Maloy called Shaffer "an ac-
tive member of the Ralph Naefus
Club," Communist cell still oper-
ative in Ann Arbor.

The seven-year-old son of a
University faculty member re-
mained on the "very critical" list
late last night, a day and a half
after his six-year-old playmate
"took a dare" and stabbed him in
the heart.
A doctor at St. Joseph Mercy
Hospital,, where the boy is being
treated, "said that chances for his
survival "are not good."
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-Daily-Don Campbell
ED SHAFFER.. .
'U' Women
Voters Meet
The Campus League of Women
Voters is getting under way again
now that they have become affili-
ated v'ith the Ann Arbor League.
The group,-open to all interest-
ed University women, met last
night to discuss tax organization
and uses. Leading the informal
discussion, Sue Riggs,''54, newly
elected temporary president was
assisted by Mrs. A. Preston of the
Ann Arbor League.
Plans are being made by the
League for local taxation reforms
in the near future.
Although the campus group is. a'
part of the Ann Arbor League it
does not take a definite stand on
any issue since its main objective
is. to inform University women of
the workings of their government.
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WITH SHAFFER around events
moved rapidly:
Under his chairmanship, MYDA
invited top Communist Gerhardt
Eisler, to speak at the League in
December 1947.
Shaffer booked a room with a
$10 deposit but when President
Ruthven turned down the gather-
ing it exploded into one of the
hottest incidents in recent Univer-
sity history.
After an abortive open-air,
meeting in Felch Park, where Eis-
ler was snowballed by a huge mob,
Shaffer adjourned to his room at
530 Hill Street. There, Eisler and
Carl Marzani, another Party
wheel, held a press conference and
addressed a crowd of about 150
students from the porch.
More recently, Shaffer figured
prominently in the McPhaul
Dinner investigations last year.
The idea of bringing McPhau,.
to the Union "was mine," Shaf-
fer told The Daily later.
Now working on a Ph.D. in eco-
nomics, Shaffer is a close adviser
of the present Communist youth
front, the Labor Youth League,
attending their meetings and at
least once last year distributing
leaflets.
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The current front, LYL, enjoyed
locally only a brief above-ground
existence. It disappeared tempo-
rarily with passage of Michigan's
famous Trucks Act, which would
in effect have required all members
of groups on the attorney general's
list to register with state authori-
ties. With the Act still snarled in
the process of judicial interpreta-
tion, however, the League sur-
prised local branches of federal
and state authorities by emerging
into public view once more.
In a letter published in The
Daily on Oct. 15, 1952, four stu-
dents registered an official
League protest against the Ma-
sons' refusal to rent their Tem-
ple to the 'Young Progressive
rally.
It was to feature Vincent Halli-
nan, Progressive presidential can-
didate, and Paul Robeson, active
Communist-front figure.
The four were: Myron Sharpe,
Grad., Robert Schor, Grad.,
Stephen Smale, Grad., and Eth..
el Schechtman.
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MYRON SHARPE ...
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spokesmen for LYL and they are
by no means comprise the total
student membership. From time
to time, first one and then an-
other have written letters to The
Daily since, expressing League
sentiment on various issues sin-
gled out by the local Party unit for
propaganda treatment.
Of these four, Sharpe appears
to be the key figure. At the Mc-
Phaul dinner Sharpe introduced
the banned speaker, collected
the money for the banquet and
signed the check with a ficti-
cious name.
Along with Smale, Shaffer, Val-
erie Schor and David Luce,
Sharpe was put on probation fol-
lowing a University investigation
of the affair for refusing to an-
swer questions put to him by the
Joint Judiciary Council.
Luce, a former teaching fellow
in the philosophy department, ran
as the local candidate for Congress
on the Progressive ticket in the
November elections.
Sharpe also arranged a Daily
requested interview with State
Chairman Baxter, apparently con-
ducted Baxter around town and
furnished this reporter with LYL
published material.
None of the other three public
LYL members has ever shown this
much initiative.
Ocean Geology
Research Told
Prof. Maurice Ewing of Colum-
bia University's geology depart-
ment spoke on recent research on
the Atlantic Ocean Basin last
night.
This research, he said, began in
1935 and has been enlarging ever
since. A study last summer enabled
geologists to find out depth and
composition of the crust on the
ocean bottom, sediment covering'
the ocean bottom canyons and
walls and the nature of the rock
beneath the sediment.
In addition, Prof. Ewing dis-
cussed devices used to obtain in-
formation and some of- his own
theories on various formations
found.
Prof. Ewing is also the director
of the Lamont Geology Observa-
tory.
Student Counseling
Service .available
Student Advisors will be avail-
able from 3-5 p.m. today in Rm.
1025 Angell Hall to consult with
any interested students regarding
their field of concentration or to
help plan a program of courses
for the coming semester.
Fowler To Lecture
On Caves Today
An illustrated lecture on "Caves
and Cave Exploring" will be giv-
en under the auspices of the Uni-
versity museums by Prof. James
A. Fowler of the Philadelphia
Academy of Natural Sciences at
4:15 p.m. today in Rackham Am-
phitheatre.

Three print collections will
on exhibition through January
in the Museum of Art galleries
Alumni Memorial Hall.

In the West Gallery is a group
of 75 contemporary Italian prints
lent by George Binet of New York.
The works of more than 35 art-
ists are shown in etchings, litho-
graphs and woodcuts both in col-
or and black and white.
* * *
AMONG THE most famous art-
ists represented are DeChirico,
Boccioni, Afro and Santamaso.
Fifty classic Chinese wood-
block prints lent by the Seattle
Art Museum are on display in
the South Gallery.
The collection includes the Ten
Bamboo and the Mustard Seed
Garden series, largely made up of
flowers and birds. The prints are
illustrations from artists' man-
uals first published during the
Ming dynasty.
Modern Japanese woodcuts by
Hiroshi Yoshida, one of the lead-
ing contemporary printmakers in
Japan, are being shown in the
North Gallery.
Most of the 30 prints are land-
scapes not only of Japan but of
other countries in which the art-
ist has traveled. Yoshida has com-
bined the older techniques with
modern interpretations of per-
spective and color.
The collection was lent by Hen-
ry N. Shabsin of Washington,
D.C.
Players List
Student Cast
Announcement of the cast for
the Student Players' production of
"The Philadelphia Story," a so-'
phisticated comedy by Phillip
Barry, was made yesterday by Jo-
seph Gadon, '53, Player's presi-
dent.
Coming to Lydia Mendelssohn
for four days beginning Feb. 18,
the Broadway hit play tells the
story of a society girl who grad-
ually gets de-snobbed.
Leads include Harriet Bennett,
Grad., June Kielson, '55, Frances
Reitz, '53, John Bixby, '55, Lucille
Cowen, Bob Colton, '56, Don Haw-
ley, '52A, Roy Strozzi, Grad, Gad-
on, Millie Vinitsky, '54, Betty Ann
Rosenfeld, '56 and Gil Levin, '56.
Rehearsals will keep cast mem-
bers busy through finals and be-
tween semesters.
Petitions for Honor
Council Available
Petitioning for four one.year
posts on the Engineering Honor
Council which administrates the
honor code begins today, Peter
Lardner, '53E, announced yester-
day.
Petitions, which should be
brought to the Council office, are
due by Jan. 14."

Foreign Art
Now Shown
At Alumni Hall

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chanician in the School of Natural
Resources. Philip was rushed to
the hospital Tuesday afternoon\
when he collapsed after being in-
jured in a schoolyard tussle
Hospital surgeons performed ac
dramatic operation on the boy.
Philip's heart had stopped beat-
ing by the time he arrived at
the hospital and surgeans mas-
saged it manually for "20 min-
utes or more" before it started
again.
He was given several blood
transfusions and put into an iron
lung after the operation. At that
time he rallied slightly, but later
declined to his present "extremely
critical" condition.
Philip was injured during a noon
recess at the Stone School in Pitts-
field Township, where he is in the
second grade.
Harold E. Swoverland, chief in-
vestigator for the sheriff's office,
who conducted the investigation,
said that during a scuffle with a;
six-year-old playmate, he dared
the other boy to stab him in the
chest with a new pen knife.
Fiord Official
To TalkToday
William T. Gossett, vice-presi-
dent and general counsel for the
Ford Motor Company will speak on
"Investigating Committees vs. In-
dividual Liberties" at 7 p.m. today
in Rm. 120 Hutchins Hall, spon-
sored by the Student Bar Associa-
tion.
Gossett assisted in the defense
of Alcoa in the Federal anti-trust
suit, 1937-1941.
He was also general counsel for
Bendix Aviation from 1943 to
1947, and has held office with the
Ford Company, which includes
membership. on the executive and
administration committees since
1947
DAILY
OFFICIAL
BULLETIN
The Daily Official Bulletin is an
of publication of the University
ofMichigan for which the Michigan
Daily assumes no editorial responsi-
bility. Publication in it is construc-
tive notice to all members of the
University. Notices should be sent in
TYPEWRITTEN form to Room 2552
Administration Building before 3 p.m.
the day preceding publication (before
I11 a.m. on Saturday.)
THURSDAY, JANUARY 8, 1953
Vol. LXIII, No. 75
Notices
General Faculty Meeting on Mon.,
Jan. 12, 4:15 p.m., Rackham Lecture
Hall. All members of the instructional
staff, including teaching assistaits,
teaching fellows, instructors, and mem-
bers of all professorial grades, are in-
vited to attend.
Attention February Graduates. Col-
lege of Literature, Science, and the
Arts, School of Education, School of
Music, and School of Public Health-
students are advised not to request
grades of I or X in February. When
such grades are absolutely imperative,
the work must be made up in time to
allow your instructor to report the
make-up grade not later than 11 a.m.,
Thurs., Feb. 5, 1953. Grades received
after that time may defer the student's
graduation until a later date.

Office, 1513 Administration Building,
by 11 a.m., Thursday, Feb. 5, 1953.
Orientation Leaders. All experienced
men wishing to be Orientation Leaders
during the spring semester, may sign
up at the Union Student Offices on
Wed., Thurs., or Fri.. of this week, from
3 to 5. Only men with previous exper-
ience will be considered.
Student Sponsored Social Events list-
ed below are approved for the coming
week-end. Social chairmen are remind-
ed that requests for approval for social
events aredue in the Office of Student
Affairs not later than 12 o'clock noon
on the Monday prior to the event.
January 9
Phi Kappa Psi
Zeta Beta Tau
January 10
Acacia
Alpha Delta Phi
Alpha Epsilon Phi
Alpha Sigma Phi
Alpha Tau Omega'
Delta Sigma Delta
Greene House, East Quad
Lambda Chi Alpha
Phi Delta Phi
Phi Delta Theta
Phi Rho Sigma
Sigma Alpha Epsilon
Sigma Chi
Triangle.
Automobile Regulations. The follow-
ing schedule will govern the lifting of
the Automobile Regulations for the
students in the various schools and
colleges of the University. The regula-
tions will go back into effect at 8 a.m.
Mon., Feb. 9, the first day of classes
for the second semester.
Colege of Literature, Science and the
Arts-January 29, 5 p.m.
Horace H. Rackham School of Grad-
uate Studies-January 29, 5 prm.
College of Architecture and Design--
January 29, 5 p.m.
School of Business Administration-
January 29 5 p.m.
School of Natural Resources-January
29, 5 p.m.
School of Public Health-January 29,
5 p.m.
College of Pharmacy-January 29, 5
School of Education-January 29, 5
p.m.
School of Nursing-January 29, 5 p.m.
School of Social Work-January 23,
4 p.m.
School of Dentistry - January 21, 5
p.m.: Freshmen; January 28, 5 p.m.:
Juniors; January 29, 5 p.m.: Sophomores
and Seniors.
School of Medicine-January 30, 5
p.m.
Law School-January 31, 12 noon
Disciplinary action in cases of student
misconduct: From Nov. 3, 1952, to Dec.
1, 1952, 37 students were heard by the
Joint Judiciary Council. In five cases,
no action was taken by the Council
and this was approved by the Sub-
Committee on Discipline. In the re-
maining cases the following discipli-
nary actions recommended by the
Joint Judiciary Council were ordered
by the Sub-Committee on Discipline.
For falsifying University rlords: Two
students fined $10.00 and warned.
Fo raiding in the violation of a state
law by accepting and consuming intox-
icating liquor as a minor: Two students
fined $5.00 and warned.
For driving after drinking and aid-
ing in the violation of a state law by
accepting and consuming intoxicating
liquor as a minor: One student fined
$5.00 after paying $25.00 fine in Munici-
pal Court, and warned,
For presence of alcoholic beverage in
student residence: Three students
warned.
For drinking in student residence and
disorderly conduct: One student fined
$10.00 and warned after $16.85 fine in
Municipal Court and three nights in
jail.
For drinking In student residence:
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has drama, humor, Latin love, sus-
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Gallic touches that make the best
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noting!"-Daily News.

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FOR SALE
PARAKEETS, babies and breeders, ca-
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MEN'S RACCOON COAT. In superb con-
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BABY PARAKEETS which can be train-
ed to talk. $9.95 each, 562 S. Seventh.
Ph. 3-5330. )139
TUXEDO-Like new, 36 short, single-
breasted, tailor made. Call 8904, 7
to 9 p.m. )140
GET YOUR official University of Mich-
igan ring at Burt Patts, 1209 S. Uni-
versity. Ph. 8887. )141
MODEL A ROADSTER 1930, very good
condition, new tires and battery. Call
2-8644. )142
CORNET. OLDS. Excellent condition.
Reasonable. Phone 3-0521, ext. 762.
)143

WASHING - Finished work, and hand
ironing. Ruff dry and wet washing.
Also ironing separately. Free pick-up
and delivery. Phone 2-9020. )5B
TYPING - Reasonable rates, accurate
and efficient. Ph. 7590. 830 S. Main.
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GOOD rental typewriters available at
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FOR RENT
BEAUTIFULLY furnished double rooms
for men. Piano, fireplace, privacy.
Two blocks from campus. Available
immediately. Phone 3-0849. )13F
PERSONAL
GOT A SPECIAL GIRL AT HOME? Ur-
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or Jersey. Leaving Jan. 29th or 30th,
return Feb. 3rd or 4th. 2-4401 Adams
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ROOMS FOR RENT
ROOMS FOR OVERNIGHT GUESTS-
Reserve rooms now at The Campus
Tourist Homes. 518 E. William (near
State). Phone 3-8454. )2R
ROOMS and apartment for immediate
rental or for next semester. Maid ser-
vice, Hollywood beds, modern bath-
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