Chicago, Ill. (Nov. 18)
The International House of the University of Chicago was the scene of a turbulent meeting following an address by Professor Friedrich Schonemann, of the University of Berlin, who voiced his approval of the Hitler regime in Germany.
The meeting was marked with considerable excitement, provoked when listeners, who obviously took issue with the Professor, gave vent to their feelings.
Bruce W. Dixon, director of the International House which was built by means of a donation by John D. Rockefeller, Jr., was deprived of chairmanship of the meeting by some of the more hostile members of the audience who insisted on parading their sympathies.
The gavel was turned over to Miss Mary B. Gilson, assistant professor of economics at the University of Chicago, who attempted to refute some of the statements made by Professor Schonemann in the face of considerable heckling from supposed Nazi-sympathizers who were generously sprinkled among the audience.
Miss Gilson herself was subjected to uproarious cross-questioning from some listeners.