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Andrea Gromyo (left), head of Russia's delegation to the world secur-
ity talks, apparently has a humorous tale to tell to Edward Stettinius,
Jr. (center), head of the American Delegation, and Sir Alexander
Cadogan (right), British delegates' chairman, who welcomes the
envoy on his arrival at National Airport in Washington, D. C. from
Russia with members of his delegation. The four-nation conference
opens in Washington, Aug. 21.
Lange Predicts Continuance of
Red Collective Security Policy

French Maquis
Storm German
Held Settlement
Town Liberated After
Four Year Occupation
Associated Press Correspondent
Representing the Combined American Press
21- (Delayed) -(AP)-High in the
lower Alps, French forces of the in-
terior came out of the brush and
woods from which they get the name
"Maquis" and descended on a Ger-
man-garrisoned village last night.
Today the town is liberated after
four years. Nearly 1,000 prisoners
were taken in and around the moun-
tain-pass town, which nestles at the
end of a long, green valley.
Motley men of the Maquis stormed
the city at sundown. Obviously sur-
rounded, most of the German garri-
son surrendered following parleys
with American officers working with
the FFI. However, fighting burst out
here and there and one group of
combined German army and Gestapo
personnel barricaded themselves in
the big stone schoolhouse in the mid-
dle of the village square.
Led by such men as a 20-year-old
French patriot who had been sen-
tenced to be shot this morning and
had just been liberated from a Ges-
tapo prison a few moments before,
the Maquis unleashed four years of
pent-up rage, stormed across the open
courtyard, kicked down the barri-
cades and killed or captured the Ger-
mans inside.
State Reports 13 New
Polio Cases in One Day
LANSING, Aug. 22-(P)-The sec-
ond case of infantile paralysis in
Kent county this month was report-
ed to the state health department
along with 13 other new cases in the
past 24 hours.

War Factories
Course Opens
'U' Business School
Sponsors Program
Contract termination problems
that may affect as many as 650,000
war workers throughout the state
will be discussed in the Business
Administration School's course to aid
4,000 small war plant owners in con-
verting to peacetime p r od u c t ion
which opened in Rackham Educa-
tional Memorial in Detroit, yester-
A parallel course will be brought'
to 13 Michigan cities under the aus-
pices of the Small War Plants Corp.
Speakers for both schools include
representatives from Army Ord-
nance, the Army Air Forces, Naval
Ordnance and the Army Corps of
Engineers. Sessions will be devoted
to outlining termination plans, ac-
counting savings, property disposal
and claims.
Opening yesterday in Adrian,\ the!
touring school is scheduled to go to
Ann Arbor, Aug. 23; Jackson, Aug.!
24; Lansing, Aug. 25; Battle Creek,
Aug. 28; Kalamazoo, Aug. 29; Benton
Harbor, Aug. 30; Grand Rapids, Aug.
31; Muskegon, Sept. 1; Traverse City,
Sept. 5; Saginaw, Sept. 6; Flint, Sept.
7; Port Huron, Sept. 8, and will
return to Detroit for a summary ses-
sion Sept. 9.
Quarantine on Dogs
In1 Washtcniaw Ends
A 90-day quarantine of dogs in
Washtenaw County came to an end
yesterday as Dr. Otto K. Engelke,
county health officer, revealed that
only two reports of suspected rabies
cases among dogs in the county were
made during the past month.
The quarantine, imposed' last
spring when as high as 40 reports of
rabid dogs were made a month, was
lifted simultaneously throughout 17
other southeastern and c en t r a 1
Michigan counties, Engelke said.

The end of the war in Europe and
the closest presidential election since
1916 both occurring this November,N
should make that month the mostC
important in the history of the Unit-
ed States, Prof. Preston W. Slosson
said yesterday in the final current1
events discussion of the summer ses-
Professor Slosson has been lead-
ing up to a definite statement of
the war's end for several weeks,
and his prediction yesterday was
substantiated by the fact that the
German armies are being swiftly
surrounded in both eastern and
western Europe.
"The most important battles in
the history of the human race are
now being fought by the largest
armies ever assembled at one time
New Political
Ptyo Meet
First Ann Arbor meeting of the
Michigan Commonwealth Federa-
tion, Michigan's new political party,
will be held at 8 p.m. Friday at the
local YMCA, John Ebelke, delegate to
the MCF's state committee, an-
nounced today.
Ebelke said the meeting would be
an open meeting for discussion of
MCF organization, principles and
Drawing support chiefly from la-
bor and farm groups, in less than six
months the Federation has grown to
35 clubs throug'hout the state, Ebelke
Slate for the MCF consists of five
candidates for the state legislature
and one for Congress, Ebelke said.
Matthew Hammond will run for
Congress from the 17th Congression-
al District, Wayne and Oakland
LOST-Grey and gold Eversharp pen
on north University Thursday. Call
Janice Bernstein. 24471. Reward.

in France, Italy, and Russia," he
"I expect that the war with Japan
will take on an immensely accelerat-
ed tempo now, and it will be a matter
of only ten or twelve months before
it is over. We must reach the break-
ing point, and then Japan will crum-
ble rapidly. We should see the end
of the war in the Far East by Novem-
ber, 1945," he predicted.
As for the presidential election,
"so far, it has been very dull,"
Prof. Slosson remarked, "but I pre-
dict that the political battle in
November will be the closest elec-
tion since 1916. The result will
primarily depend upon the size of
the total vote cast. If the voting
is heavy, Roosevelt will win; if it
is light, Dewey will be elected,"
Prof. Slosson said.
To justify his predictions, Prof.
Slosson pointed out that the two
fortresses of FDR's strength, the lab-
or force and the young people, will
probably cast less than a normal
vote in the November election. It
can hardly be contended that the
soldier vote will be the deciding fac-
tor in Roosevelt's election; it is the
vote of the young pepole, soldier or
civilian, which Roosevelt depends
upon," Slosson indicated.
"With the decrease in the labor
and youth vote, and the probable
increase in Dewey's rural and farm
vote, the election will narrow down to
a close struggle," 'Slosson said.
Mich igan

Slosson Sees European War
Near End, Pacific in 1945
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The Soviet Union will continue its
present policy of collective security
and alliance with the democracies
and the liberal elements in the capi-
talist countries, Prof. Oscar R. Lange
said Monday in Rackham Amphi-
theatre in his discussion of "The
Soviet Union and World Politics."
"Collective security will be based
on an alliance of the great powers
and will be bolstered in eastern
Europe by a kind of Good Neighbor
Policy," Prof. Lange said. He re-
cently returned from a trip to the
USSR during which he conferred
with Stalin and other high offi-
cials. This policy, he explained,
would parallel that of the United

States with respect to the Western
Russia's major purpose, swift eco-
nomic reconstruction and further
internal development, supercedes her
interest in fostering international
communism, Lange pointed out. He
cited the dissolution of the Comin-
tern and the appeal by the Russians
to anti-fascist forces in occupied
countries as evidence.
The Soviet Union expects inter-
national collectivism as the conse-
quence of the failures inherent in
capitalism, said Lange. The USSR,
he believes, will act as an example
which will force the capitalist pow-
ers to adopt similar planned eco-
nomic systems.







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Aug. 23, 3223 Angell Hall, at 7:30
p.m. Chairman, W. G. Rice.
By action of the Executive Board,
the Chairman may invite membersl
of the faculties and advanced doc-
toral candidates to attend this exam-
ination, and he may grant permission
to those who for sufficient reason
might wish to be present.
C. S. Yoakum
Students interested in taking a.
Nurses' Aide course the second half
of the summer term may register
from 1 to 5 p.m. in North Hall. You
are reminded that Nurses' Aide is an
80-hour course plus 150 hours volun-
teer work and that 2-hours academic
credit will be given when all hours
have been fulfilled.
Ethel A. McCormick

Carillon Recital: Professor Perci-
val Price, University Carillonneur, 7
p.m., Friday, Aug. 25.
Choral Union Concerts: The Uni-
versity Musical Society announces
the following concert attractions for
the University year 1944-1945:
Helen Traubel, Soprano- Satur-
day, Nov. 4, 8:30 p.m.; Cleveland
Orchestra, George Szell, Guest Con-
ductor-Sunday, Nov. 12, 7 p.m.
(This concert will be broadcast over
the Mutual System and by short
wave); Fritz Kreisler, Violinist-Fri-
day, Nov. 17, 8:30 p.m.; Joseph
Lhevinne, Pianist-Monday, Nov. 27,
8:30 p.m.; Carroll Glenn, Violinist-
Tuesday, Dec. 5, 8:30 p.m.; Boston
Symphony Orchestra, Serge Kousse-
vitsky, Conductor-Monday; Dec. 11,

8:30 p.m.; Vladimir Horowitz, Pian-
ist-Monday, January 15, 8:30 p.m.;
Dorothy Maynor, Soprano-Satur-
day, Feb. 3, 8:30 p.m.; Westminster
Choir, John Finley Williamson, Con-
ductor-Sunday, Feb. 11, 3 p.m.;
Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Desire
Defauw, Conductor-Monday, March
19, 8:30 p.m,
The University Musical Society
also announces a special performance
of Handel's "Messiah," Sunday, Dec.
17, at 3 o'clock; the Fifth Annual
Chamber Music Festival, to be given
by the Budapest String Quartet in
the Lecture Hall of the Rackham
Building on Friday and Saturday,
Jan. 19 and 20; and the Fifty-Second
Annual May Festival of six concerts
on May 3, 4, 5 and 6.
General Library, Main Lobby. Mod-
ern fine printing.
Museums Building: "What the Ser-
viceman May See in the Pacific
Area." (Animal Exhibits).
Clements Library: "Army News and
Views in Seven Wars." American
military publications, particularly of
the present war.
Architecture Building, First-floor
cases. Exhibitions of student work.
Now Showing!

Michigan Historical
160 Rackham Building.
of the University of

The Growth
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Events Today
Sociedad Hispanica: Those inter-
ested in practicing their Spanish in-
formally will meet for conversation
and refreshments at 4 p.m. in the
League Grill Room today.
After two, hard days of grind and
pedantic lecturing, what you need is
DANCING. Spin the platter and cut
a rug (or waltz if you'd rather). No
use overstraining the cerebrum we
always say. Refreshments-Hostesses
on hand to help make your evening
complete. Tonight at the USO.

pin lost in vicinity of Granger Ave.
Call 8970. Reward.
tween Union and Michigan Thea-
tre. Engraving on back. Reward.
trade mark. Please call Margaret
Morris. Business Office Stockwell
Hall 24471. Reward.
student who can take good news
pictures. Part time job and good
pay, if you deliver the goods. Cam-
era furnished. News Service. 206
U. Hall.

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