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VOL. LX, No. 103





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Notables To Try Out
For Daily Tomorrow
Novelists, foreign correspondents, governors, editors and advertis.
ing magnates will assemble at 4 p.m. tomorrow in the Student Pub-
lications Building to try out for The Daily.
You won't recognize any notables among the group that gathers
for this first meeting, but they'll be there, for sure. A file in the
editorial'office of The Daily proves it.
* * * * ,
THE FILE RUNS BACK to 1890, the first year of publication. It
contains the names of some 250 former staff members. And it includes
some of the most successful men and women in nearly every kind
of work.
They all worked, up from The Bottom, whose headquarters
you will find at 420 Maynard St., one block west of Angell Hall.
There's Frank Gilbreth, author of the best-selling book "Cheaper
by the Oozen." He was managing editor of The Daily in the early '30's.
There's H. C. L. Jackson, noted Detroit columnist, who served as
Daily city editor back in days of Yost.
There's Denis Flanagan, editor of the magazine Scientific Ameri-
can. He is another former city editor, of late '30's vintage.
A CHICAGO TRIBUNE advertising manager worked for The
Daily. So did the advertising manager of a large automobile manu-
facturer, the news editor of a radio station, editors of weekly news-
papers, screen writers, and editors of technical publications.
And reporters-they're a dime a dozen in the files of Daily alumni.
You can find fomer Daily-workers writing for newspapers from Vaine
to ,California.
Thomas E. Dewey, governor of New York, was a telegraph editor
on The Daily.

Action Result
Of Editorial
On Legion
By The Associated Press
State College yesterday suspend-
ed publication of the MSC News
for the summer and announced
that henceforth it would be placed
under a full-time director of stu-
dent publications.
The suspension came as the re-
sult of an editorial appearing in
last Thursday's News that called
an American Legion mock trial
in its boys' state "an experiment
shot with narrow principles, bald-
faced fascism and militaristic
* *
THE EDITORIAL took note of
"catcalls, hisses and boos"naimed
at a fictitious Communist on trial
for perjury and at "army trap-
pings" in the conduct of the pro-
gram for 1,000 boys.
The Legion demanded that
the News retract the editorial,
written by Russel P. McKee, a

Coast Guard
Halts All-Out
Plane Search
ST. JOSEPH-(IP)-The Coast
Guard yesterday called off its all-
out search of choppy Lake Michi-
gan waters for the missing North-
west Airlines passenger plane.
Coast Guard officials said the
search will be continued today
only on a limited basis, with one
or two small boats going out.
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RIGHT NOW The Daily has positions open on both the business
and editorial staffs. And opportunities on The Daily during the sum-
mer session are even greater than in the regular terms.
With a smaller staff there is more experience for everyone. There
are those who insist that Dewey would have been President now if
he'd started out on The Daily in the summer.
Eight Candidates Entered
In Congressional Race
With eight candidates vying for the right to represent this dis-
trict in Congress, the 1950 election campaign is shaping up as the
hottest in two decades.
Five Republicans and three Democrats will battle it out in the
September primary and November general election. One of them will
replace Republican Rep. Earl C. Michener, 30-year Congressional vet-
eran, who has announced he will not run for re-election because of
the illness of his wife.
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ANNOUNCING the suspension,
Prof. A. A. Applegate, head of the
journalism department and chair-
man of the college board of pub-
lications, asserted that "this whole
episode can be attributed to the
immature judgement of the edi-
tors of the State News."
Editor Ron Linton, who was res-
ponsible for McKee's editorial,
said that it attacked "only the
methods used in combatting Com-
Prof. Applegate announced that
when the student paper resumes
publication in the fall, W. F. Mc-
Ilrath, managing editor of the Do-
wagiac Evening News, will join
the college staff as the first full-
time Director of Student Publica-
Final Regent
Action on 'U'
The Board of Regents will take
final action Friday on the Uni-
versity's general budget for 1950-
Consideration of the budget
took up a major portion of the
Regents' regular June meeting.
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THE REGENTS also made eight
appointments to the faculty and
accepted gifts amounting to $83,-
Prof. John W. Lederle of the
political science department and
director of curriculum of the
Institute of Public Administra-
tion was named as director of
the Institute.
Gerald O. Dykstra was appoint-
ed professor of business law in
the business administration school.
See "REGENTS," Page 2

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Pay Tribute
T'o Deant
The resignation of Associate
Dean of Women Mary C. Bro-
mage, which takes effect Friday,
has brought forth tributes to her
accomplishments in office from
the Board of Regents, President
Alexander G. Ruthven, and Mrs.
Bromage's staff and associates.
In announcing Mrs. Bromage's
resignation; President Ruthven
said that the University accepts
it "with regret. She has served
the University with distinction
during a difficult period, and has
carried on the duties of the office
of the Dean of Women with cre-
dit to herself and the University
during the long illness of the late
*Dean of Women Alice Lloyd."
And at a luncheon in honor of
Mrs. Bromage yesterday, Assis-
tant Dean of Women Elsie R. Ful-
ler recounted the things for which
Mrs. Bromage was partly or
largely responsible, including the
further development of women's
student government, the prepara-
tion of Lloyd Manual and training
programs for guidance of resi-
dence halls staffs, and resident
counsellors' program.
Mrs. Bromage was presented
with an overnight case from the
staff of the dormitories and Lea-
gue Houses and a silver tray from
the sorority house mothers.
The Regents, in the minutes of
their June meeting, , cited Mrs.
Bromage for her distinguished
work during a difficult period for
the University.
MRS. BROMAGE was appoint-
ed assistant dean of women in 1944
and associate dean in 1948.
She submitted her resigna-
tion upon the death of the late
Dean Lloyd March 3. It was
acted upon by the Board of Re-
gents at their June meeting.
Active in government and com-
munity affairs, Mrs. Bromage
worked for UNRRA during the

trol boat were used in the search
but nothing new was found. So
far, there has been no trace of
major portions of the wreckage.
Coast Guardsmen have found
pieces of human flesh, clothing
and fragments of wreckage in
an area 19 miles northwest of
St. Joseph. The water is 200-300
feet deep in the area.
Fifty-eight persons died when
the huge DC-4 crashed in Lake
Michigan during a storm early
last Saturday. It was flying non-
stop from New York to Minnea-
Airlines officials said the navy
would be asked to send down two
of its divers standing by only in
the event something is located.
The Navy earlier said it could not
send its divers into such depths
By The Associated Press
CHICAGO - The spreading
railroad strike continued without
sign of a break yesterday and
thousands of coal miners and in-
dustrial workers were iorced into
idleness. John D. Farrington, Chi-
cage, president of the strikebound
8,000 mile Rock Island System,
urged that President Truman in-
tervene to end the strike of 4,000
AFL switchmen on five midwest-
ern and western railroads.
PARIS - President Truman's
orders for active military aid to
Korea and Indochina domestic
issues in the French political
crisis into the background last
Deputies of the Radical So-
cialist Party adopted a resolu-
tion urging former Premier
Henri Queuille, one of their
number, to form a "government
of public safety."
To Frenchmen the phrase re-
calls the "Committee of Pub-
lic Safety" which took over at
the height of the French Rev-
olution. It carries implications
of great emergency.
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TAIPEI, Formosa - Chinese
Communists yesterday invaded
Sanmen Island in the Wanshan
group southwest of Hongkong and
fierce fighting is in progress, Na-
tionalist naval headquarters re-

Move Brings
Major New
U.S. Policy
Congress Favors
President's Act
By The Associated Press
President Truman yesterda
sped American planes and war
ships Into combat' against the
Communist invaders of South Koi
ea, and ordered a general stiffer
ing of defenses against Red con
quest in the far Pacific.
Congress appeared most solidi
united behind him.
TRUMAN'S announcement, cre
ating a new U.S. foreign polic
served grim notice on the Kremli
to leash the armed forces of wor:
Communism or reckon with Ame:
ican firepower.
Perhaps for the first time
since the end of World War H2
hostilities, in speaking of Com-
munist aims, the President uset
the unadorned word "war." He
said Communism has passed be-
yond the use of subversive tac
ticts to "armed invasion and
Meanwhile in Lake Success, ti
military plan to save South Ko
ea won majority support in th
United Nations Security Counci
Seven countries line up for
less ,than six hours after til
announcement from Washingto
that the U.S. is putting ships an
war planes into protective cor.
bat against Red invaders.
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the new Truman policy are t:
United States, Britain, Fran
China, Norway, Ecuador and C
ba. Seven affirmative votes of t.
11 in the Council are needed f

KOREAN HOTSPOT-Black area on the map shows the penetra-
tion of Communist North Korean forces into South Korea. The
surprise drive, which began early June 25, was stopped at the
capital city of Seoul by the South Korean army.
Crisis Can Give Truman
Swveeping War Powers
WASHINGTON-P)-The draft of a sweeping war powers law,
authorizing President Truman to clamp a sudden freeze on prices,
wages, manpower and materials, is in readiness for any war emer-
At the same time Senate-House conferees agreed yesterday on a
one-year extension of the draft law without restrictions on the Presi-
dent's power to call up men.
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primary are: *
Prof. John P. Dawson of the
U4iversity Law School.
Wartime chief of the Middle
East division in the Foreign Eco-
nomic Administration, Prof. Daw-
.on was reponsible from 1943 to
1946 for organizing the U.S. eco-
nomic piogram in 13 nations from
Lypt to. India.
He also served for a year be-
ginning in 1947 as director of the
G r e e k government's Foreign
Trade Administration, in connec-
tion with the American program
for' economic aid to Greece.
Prof. Dawso* who holds de-
grees .from the University literary
college and Law School, and O y- PROF. JOH
ford University, has been a mem-
ber of the faculty since 1927.
Jack Larsen, '52L, research
engineer from Jackson.
Now employed in the Univer-
"sky's aeronautical research center
ing part-time in the Law School,-
he has worked in the past few By PA
years on the development of elec- With a spe
t onic systems for guided mis- propriation by
siles. University off i
Larsen, who served in the Army plans for 'cons
during World War II. graduated Literary Colle
from Princeton with high honors sitated by the
in physics and holds a master's destroyed Hav
degree from the University. The new $4,0
William C. Sterling II, of rise as an add
Monroe. with the plans
ing of Mason
Sterling is executive secretary and part of
of the Monroe County Democratic make room for



Sept. 12

charged with the planning of in
standby "Master Plan" is up to da
Upon the declaration of a nai
hand the 20-title bill to Congres
He would ask-and probably o
of legislation giving him potential-
ly greater control over the lives of
American citizens than ever were
exercised in World War II.
The House began debating the
$1,010,000,000 excise tax reduction
bill, but the newly ordered U.S.
military moves in the Far East
raised some doubt whether there
will be any tax cut at all.
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told reporters: "If this means war,
we will have a tax increase in 30
days-not a decrease."
Other developments:
1. In London, Prime Minister At-
tlee quickly pledged Britain's aid
in the United Nations to the Amer-
ican moves to repel the Commun-
ist attack on South Korea.
2. Secretary of Defense Johnson
told newsmen the President's or-
der does not commit this country
to send any land troops into ac
Asked if mobilization will be re-
quired'in the United States, John-
son replied tersely:
"At the moment, no."
3. Senate Majority Leader Lucas
(D.ll.) announced in the Senate
that negotiations are under way
to get other nations to join the
United States in armed support of
South Korea.

ational Security Resources Board,
dustrial mobilization, believes the
te and ready for any demands.
tional emergency, Truman would
btain, officials say-swift approval

'U' Enrollment
Summer session classes at the
University Monday had an enroll-
ment of 8,554, according to Regis-
trar Ira M. Smith.
He .also estimated that late reg-
istrations and complete reports
from six camps would increase the
figure to approximately 9,500.
* * *
mitted in the Summer Session be-
cause the closing dates for many
schools and colleges do not give
teachers enough time to arrive on
campus before classes start.
As of Monday, the incomplete
registration report showed 5,860
men and 2,694 women enrolled.
There were 4,059 veterans.
Comparable figures for the open-
ing of classes in the 1949 Summer
Session show an enrollment of
8,824 students. There were 6,369
men, 2,455 women, and 4,773 vet-
Final enrollment figure for the
1949 Summer Session was 9,987,
nearly 500 more than Smith's esti.
mate for this summer.

Less than five hours afte
news bulletins from the Whit
House flashed around the worli
General Douglas MacArthur
headquarters in Tokyo reporte
that American planes were a
ready in action against the-Ru
sian-trained#invaders of Soul
MacArthur's communique No
of the Korean War said Americ
warships were also "conducti
combat missions ... in support
the Korean Republic."
* * **
vance echelon of U.S. milita
G.H.Q. had been established
South Korea.
In Washington, the navy sa
some of its fighting craft no,
on the U.S. West Coast un
doubtedly will be shifted in gei
eral support of operations in tli
new war theatre.
Pacific Fleet headquarters
Pearl Harbor announced that
seventh fleet, now in Philipp
waters, has ' been placed un
General MacArthur's operatio
It announced also that a, t
force consisting of the 27,000
carrier Philippine Sea, two cri
ers and a destroyer squadron, v
being organized for movement
the Hawaiian area. The Phil
uine Sea now is at San D1
A broadcast from Seoul, t
South Korean capital, said U
planes were attacking the Con
munist invaders' tanks whi
had thrust a spearhead into t
outskirts of Seoul early in tl
three-day-old assault.
The South Korean army
ported it had driven the Comm
ist invaders out of Seoul and b
to the edge of a key city 12 mi
north, informed sources said
Russian broadcast from Mosc
however, said that North Kor
troops had entered Seoul and
South Korean government
A direct move to have Ru
end the conflict was annouri
by the State Department latey
terday, The department said I
Ambassador Alan G. Kirk de
ered a note to the Soviet Fore
Offie in M osc. a s fcin?'Ru<



lans Revealed for New Literary College Building

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$ - 0

cial $1,500,000 ap-
y the Legislature,
cials have discuosed
struction of a new
ge building neces-
June 6 fire that
en Hall.
000,000 building will
ition to Angell Hall
calling for the raz-
Hall, South Wing
University Hall to
or it.

hailed the prompt action as "an
outstanding example of demo-
cratic statesmanship."
I' * *
ALONG WITH THE $1,500,000,
insurance adjustment of $476,210
was received giving the University
a total of almost $2,000,000 with
which to start on the rebuilding.
The new building will consist of
four units and will contain class-
rooms, lecture halls, seminar
rooms, a library and Literary Col-
lege offices. Plans call for the im-

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