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B E l-lTJ Cl I CA 0O ' 9 E X C E L L E N T E
umniford Declares Edu(Illcation I ' Fore-
t(d On Children iQ City; L.teraIy
Inlmrisolled In ='", hools

ellanea Plane 1 Read For Flight
To Paris While Immediate Race'
With Others Is Not t llely
(By Associated Press)
HALIFAX, N. S May 12-The
correspondent of the 14alifa Her-
aid in Freeport , Dugby county,
reported tonigt that two loWter
fishermen told them they had se'e
*ln airp ane mas over St. miry's
bay .earl last Monday morning
while attending t' their lobster
The men declared that they had
only a brief glinepsa f the plane
througl a morning. mist It =was
b leaded .in a westerly diretion{
across:the 'mouth. oiLthe By ~fI
Fundy, they said,
The cprrespondent of the Her-
ald said that the fishermen told
him tis when they learwed for
the first time today of the search[
being made for the Frenh trans-
Atlantic fliers, Nungesser and
The time to fishernien saw the
plane was not reported to the
Heraldi. s.
Another fish ' . it;,unidentified
ythe correspondent also re-
ported seeing aplne.
(By 0 s ociated Press)
ST. JOHNS, Newfoundland, May 12
-Whether= the great eolony of New-
foundland, long klnown as "the senti-
nel of the St. Liawrence,". holds the
ey to the mystery ,rrbunding the
disappearance of Captains Nungesses
and Coli, French trans-Atlantic flyers,.
is a question which its inhabitants
are bending every energy to answer.
The problem ritges on sounds
heard in the air by three residents of
Harbor Grace, second largest town in
Newfoundland, last Monday morning.,
Questioned by a local magistrate,
Peter O'Brien and John Stapleton,
stuck. firmly to their story that they
had distinctly heard the whirring of
an airplaie motor. The sound seem-
ed to come from the northeast, Be-
cause of' a dense fog they were uable
to see anything. The two men were
in different parts of the towi at the
time. Mrs Hinto, 'wife of the super-
intendent of the Inmpeial cable at
Harbor Grace, also said that she
plainly heard the sound and was'
sure that it was that of an.Alrplane
If the flyers carry out ther original
plan, of diverting their course in case
they encountered fog on the Grand
tanks, sought a route to the Gulf of,
the St. Lawrence, whence they could
make their way up the St. Lawrence
riVer, it is entirely possible that they
have passed over Harbor Grace.
NEW YQRK, Ilray 12-Clarence
ChamberlaIn and Lloyd Bertrand were
standing by their Bellanca plane at
Mitchell field tonight, ready to hop
off for Paris early in the morning if
weather permits.
Liklihood of the first' American at-
tempt to capture the $25,000 Orteig
prize being a race to start before sun-
rise was disspated late today when
CaptainĀ°*tindbergh arrived from St.
Louis and announced that he would
not take off for France either toni-ght
or tomorrow.
Because of the speed with which he
had flown across the countgy in two
giant hops in ihs Ryan single-seater
monoplane, enthusiasts had believed
that he would let no other entrant get
away ahead of,him. .
With the Bellanca at Mitchell field
tonight and the Ryan at Roosevelt
field, th Fokker monoplane built for
Commander Richard Byrd at Has-
brouck Heghts, was unexpected'y
started on a flight to Roosevelt field
with Byrd following in another plane.
Byrd Party Withdraws
Announcement of' -this move gave
rise to rumors that the Paris flight

might be a three-cornered race, but
this belief was shattered when it was
recalled that Byrd's financial backers
had formally announced last night
that Byrd would not take off for Paris
until the fate of Captain Nungesser
and Major Coli, missing French fliers;
had ben determined.
It was announced early today that
the Bellanca would hop off at one
o'clock tomorrow if possible, .but the

Final recounts of the ballots cast in
the election for senior members on
the Student council, which showed no,
'clear majority on the first count, in-
dicate that Leo Hoffman, '28, Charles
Gilbert, '28, and Russell Sauer, '28,
were elected to the positions at the
Wednesday election. -
Hoffman led the candidates with
1,014 votes. Gilbert was second with
954, -and Sauer was third with 886.
Robert Halstead, '28, was fouth,' fail-
ing of election by two votes when he
polled 884. This was the second office
that Halsted lost by narrow margin,
falling in the race for corresponding
secretary of the Union by three votes.
The other candidates, in order of
the votes received, follow: Marion
[iodgson. '28, 610, George Annable, '28,1
524, Walyne Cowell, '28, 450, Ellis Mer-
ry, '28, 431, and John Hedrick, '28,
431. .

CaWhtinFrancois Cowl
Who with Captain Nungesser
feared has fallen into the Atlantic
their- plane the "White Bird.", .

it Is

Lewis Browne To Speak Under Aus-
pices Of Hillel Foundation On
Topic, "This Believing World"
Dr. Lewis Browne, noted author and
lecturer, is scheduled to speak here
at 4:30' Sunday afternoon, May 15, in
Natural Science auditorium.. He will
speak on the topic of "This Believing
World". Although he is not yet thirtys
years old, Dr. Browne is the author
of two of the best-selling non-fictionj
books of the day, namely "Stranger
Than Fiction" and "This Believing
'World." The first of these is the{
story of the Jews, while- the latter is l
the tale of man's religions and how1
they have developed. His Ann Arbor
appearance is under the auspices of
the Bnai-Brith Hillel foundation.
Although born in England, Dr.
Barowne received the greatest part of
his education in this country. He.]
spent some time when hb first came
over, in contact with laborers in all
parts of the country. Living and work-
ing with th'e laborers, Dr. Browne was
able to gain first hand information
regarding their conditions. He return-
ed to his studies after living for aa
while with his parents In California,
enrolling in the University of Cin-
cinnati. Speaking of his attitudes atj
college, Dr. Browne has said, "When
I was finishing .college, I was very
much the radical, with all sorts of
theories regdrding the 'labor prob-
lem, the working man, and so forth;
I consulted by father, but he told me,
'Go, find out for yourself'." That is
the way in which Dr. Browne has
gathered material for his writings' He:
travels very extensively, always de-
siring to consult 'thei'very source of
material before writing anything.
Rare Books Of Early

"There are two remedies of the
problem of the big city," Mr. Lewis
Mumford, 'architect and author, de-
clared in a lecture given yesterday in
Natural Science auditorium. "Either
let them go ahead with their growth,
be more elaborate, more expensive,
and let them improve conditions as
much as they are .able, still the re-
sult will be eventually a necropolis
or city of the dead. Or let them build
up a new civilization which will have
an entirely different base. New means
of communication and transportation
will restore the advantages of a rural
region and have made it possible to
live in the country and still enjoy the
advantages of a big city."a
"The city is a problem because of
the enormous quantity of girowth it
has undergone in the last few years,"
Mr. Mumford said. "A new type of
town based upon industrial and finan-
cial problems and having a greater
quantity of people has sprung up, Any
city with a, population over 250,000
is a cold industrial city because of the
great concentration of people in it.
Cities have grown up around mining
towns or harbors or have developed
during the 19th century due to the in-
fluence of the railways. t
lDescribes Housing
"The first problem in the develop-
ment of a big city is the housing,
problem," continued Mr. Mumford,j
Chicago can boast of a. marvellousj
system of parks and boulevards, but
behind the boulevards lies some of'
Ithe worst city planning that I have l
ever come across. Whereever a city!
continues to grow, housing problems,
spring up. A problem such as thi is
an index that the city has a large
mass of casual workers or unemploy-f
ed people. And the food problem ini
the large city has to be solved by soil
robbery from neighboring farm lands.'
A city attempts, to create a source of
supply from places where.the labor is
all ready over-worked.f
Education is forced upon the chil-'
dren of a city; they are literally im-
prisoned in the schools, he said. As a
result of' this prison system of edu-
cation financial accounting is drilled
into the student and ie learns that he
must make more money. Also, no city'
can increase beyond its food supply
if it has no adequate water supply.
Large cities have to resort to elahor-
ate means and large financial fayouts
to obtain a source of water. New York
brags that it obtains its water from
the Catskills forty miles away, but is,
It anything to brag about?
"Transportation in a large city also
has to be found, stated Mr. Mumford.
"Money has to be diverted from other1
channels in order to ra' subway o
surface-line taxes. For a city to grow
it must spend -for means as well as
for modes of living."
Printers Compose

Application(0F Vasei t-Syndicalist
Idea For National Economy To
Be Effected Soon .
(By Associated Press)
ROM, ,May 12.-The first nation-I
wide application of the fundamental
principal of the Fascist-Syndalist,
state, as4laid down in the recently
promulgated charter of Labor-volun-
tary cooperation between capital and
Ilabor for the benfit of improved nation-
al economy, is scheduled to be made
within a few days.
Working men in all branches of
Italian production will be called upon
} to make their contribution in the form
of acceptance of a ten per cent wage
reduction. Employers also will be ex-
pected to make a corresponding con-
tribution by proportionally reducing
the cost of production and thereby
make possible a substantial cut in thej
high cost of living in Italy and an in-
creased sale of Italian products
Negotiations Under Way

DALLAS Tex., May 12-A dawn-to-
dusk flight from Michigan to Texas
the first time that a large number of
planes has been moved such a dis-
tance by the American air forces, was
made yesterday by,18 planes of the
First Pursuit Group, of Selfridge
IField, Mich., commanded by Maj,
Thomas (C. Laiphier. The distance of
the flight 'from Selfridge Field to
Kelly Field, 1,340 miles, was covered
in 11 hours and 25 minutes, flying
' The group hopped off from, Selfridge
Field at 4:50 a. n. and arrived at Kel-
ly Field shor'ly befo're 6 p. m. Central
Standard Time.
The ianes were the last arrivals
in a mobilization of 100 combat ships,
assembled at the four flying fields
around San Antonio, for participation
in the joint air and land maneuvers.-'
T:he achievement of the First Pur-
suit Group set a new record for the'
movement of a large formation over a
long distance. The dawn-to-dusk pro-
ject is one of the most important mil-
itary maneuvers of the year, accord-
ing to high Army officers, in that it
demonstrated tl'i'e possibility of keep-
ing a large pursuit force at Selfridge
Field, from where it could reach any
part of the country within 24 hours.



Maintain Contini
Between New
Routge As

Group Of Airplanes
Make Dawn ,Dusk
Army Flight Record

(By Associated
break in the levee sy
central and southern :
today when an emb,
Bayou Rouge crumple
port. It released a par
seas which had sprea
eastern Louisiana.

Funeral Services Will Be Held This
fMorning and Tomorrow'Afternooni
Rev. Lewis To Officiate
Letters and words of tribute con-
tinued to arrive yesterday at the home
of Dean Alfred Hi Lloyd of the Grad-
uate school as ,the family completed
the arrangements for the funeral ser-
vices that will be held this afternoon]
and tomorrow afternoon.g
The funeral service will be held at
4:15 Saturday afternoon at St. 'An-
drews Episcopal church. Rev. Henry
Lewis and Rev. Henry Tatlck will
offiate. The members of the imm a
diate family will act as pallbearers.
The services will be open to friends
of the late Dean and to members of'
his classes.
Family services will be held Fri-
day morning at the Lloyd residence,
following which the bddy will be cre-
mated. The family request that no
Bowers be sent.
Among the tributes and letters "of
appreciation there was the follow'-
ing from the faculty of the Michigan
School of Religion:
"The sense of shock, bereave-
meat and loss which the members
of the administrative committee
and the council of the Michiganf
School of Religion feel in the sud- I
den death of Dean Lloyd is over-'
whelming and beyond words ade-
quately to express.
"Throughout the three years of
the school's existence Dean Lloyd
has been the nyaster spirit'of the
enterprise. Himself chairman ofI
the administrative committee un-
til his duties as acting President
of the University compelled him
to relinquish the responsibility,
he, .continued nevertheless to bey
an active member of the govern-!
in g committee of the School and
has ever since remained its wise
counsellor and guide, and the in-
spirer of its highest ideals. His
very presence on the committee
was an assurance to outsiders
that the undertaking would be
sound, sane and constructive,
while at the same time his tinfail-.
ing interest and willingness al-
ways to be consulted and to givek
his time and thought unstintingly
to the problems of the Scool has
given to those associated with him
in this, work an otherwise unat-
tainable courage and enthusiasm.
The resultant asset of all this to
the School has been priceless as!
h'is loss is correspondingly ir-
Henry G. Sanders L.L\D.
Louis A. Hopkins Ph.D.
Leroy Waterman Ph.D. E
Campbell Bonner Ph.D.
George E. Myers Ph.D.
I. Leo Sharfman A.B. L.L.B.
John F. Shepard Ph.D. I
Horace L. Wilgus M.S. '
Arthur E. Wood Ph.D.
Dean Edmund E. Day of the School
of Business Administration gave the
principle address at the last regular
meeting of the present semester of
the Business Administration Club last
night at the Union. -,
Dean Day explained that the ef-
forts to professionalize the School of
Business Administration to such a de--
gree as to place it on a par with the



Negotiations between representa-
tives of the Fascist confederation of
employers and employes for the stipu-
lation of new wage contracts provid-
ing for reductions, which have been
going on for several weeks have reach-
ed the final stage, it was semi-of-
ficially announced today.
This morning Premier Mussolini
conferred lengthily with finance Min-


S arch Entire
Of Russian

Building For Evidence'
Delegation's Aleged
Of English Law


ister Volti on the general situation re- (By Associated Press)
sulting from the increase in the value LONDON, May 12.-One of the most
of the lira, while this evening the
head of the National Fascist Syndi- spectacular raids in London's financial
cate conferred with Augusto Trurati, district took place today when 45
secretary-general of the Fascist party. men from Scotland Yard swooped
It is certain, says Potolo Di Roma, down upon the Soviet house at Moor-
which usually speaks authoritatively,
that representatives of the workersl gate and took charge, notsonly of the
"will demonstrate their patriotism, by cos officers, but the quarters oc-
consenting to request of their em- cied, he Rusian aeudeega-
ployers for, a ten per cent wage cut" tion, whose officials are supposed to
which wil be employed to eveiry branch beh immune from arrest.
of production, both industrial and ag- e cotland Yard men
ricutura. Ienforced by 60. uniformed policemen
Thr new wage scale will 'establsh- who surrounded the five story build-
sed for a comparatively long period in ig and no one was permitted to enter
accoranceomfteishyofgtheFascist or depart without permission.
accordance of the wish of the I Acting under the instructions of the,
Grand Council that "the new wage
contract permit business an ample o they i andwll on to
margin of time to adjust itself to theothe entire building and well on to
new financial situation and the dif- midnight the search wascontinued.,
ficulties of international competition." The raid which began shortly before
Will' Redue Production Cost 5 o'clock in the afternoon, was car-
(Redutioi th~xe sPoroduction ost ried out under the authority of a
Reduction in the cost of Droduction search warrant issed by Guil hall
thruhwage cuts,' it is declared HI magistrate upon the request of White-,
industrial circles, is absolutely neces- ha ials wo preetd eiec
sary bcueo iers nvleo hall officials who presented. evidence
ary because of the rise in value of designed to convince the magistrates
the lira. While this rise has reduced that the laws of the country had been
the cost of imported raw materials, .iolated and that on this account dras-
it also has had the injurious effeo( ' tic steps' were deemed necessary inV
of increasing the price of Italian pro-!the sterssteofdpubdic cessfytyn
ducts abroad, and has ther.eby made the Interest of public safety.pa
acute competition in the international Thc empls Rs, a a n
markets.' Which controls Russian trade, as well
* A number of sectional wage reduc- as the employes of the tiades dele-
tions already have been accepted, not- gation; were taken completely by sur-q
ably a ten per cent cut by the agrid, no prise. Before they had time to realize1
cultural workers of Pavia Bref ia,1 what had happened, the building from
cutrliokrso avaGreca attic t t9 cellar was in the hands of
Mortara, and other iniportant farm re-s
gions, while 1200 port workers have tectives who endeavored to gain con-
consented to give up a five, per cent trol of papers and.document to took
high cost of living allowance, measures to prevent any persons
The high cost of living allowance slipping from their grasp. Consterna-
already has been taken away from tion prevailed among the clerks and
virtually all categories of public and I typists and for more than an hour not
semi-public employes because of .the one of them was permitted to leave
gradual fall of retail prices which the the premises.
government is trying by every means They were allowed to go, however,
to accelerate. before the search began, but the of-
( ficials' were detained and closely
questioned by Scotland Yard men1
Trans-Atlantic Try throughout the evening.

Grave apprehension w s f
20 mile stretch of . a
Big Bend section of Bay :De
The water had mount . to .
few' inches of the to, o the
ment and at points was trickl
The effect of the gyou
break was probablematkal.
Orleans weather bureau ren
warning 'that every precs
measure should be aloen'aa
Misissippi in the Jpwer va ey
against stages' prelously for
Crest Of Flhod rloving
The crest of theflod still
the Tensas basin today movin
southward. It remained t
at Tullula, bit rising at Wi
Waterproos and Ferriday, as
on the ramparts protepting t
central portin of the stat
Bayou Des Gallses.
Authoities said that th bre
ably would not effect a large
that most of the inhabitants
stock already had been rem,
Different opinions wkrg ex
to' the course the water wo*
Enginers said th natural draii
tem should take care of Iti
its effect would be local,. nl y
port and other commu'nites iri
mediate vicinity being effectei
believed a portion of it wo
into Indian Bayou, return tt
Rouge apd then flow down th
falaya basin into the Gulf of' I\
The crevasse was said to be
wide, with a stream of water f
to three feet deep flowing
towards Bayou Choutigue at
cheville , Evergreen and
Neither of the 'three .towns
llevd in dangr and the prottti
at Cottonport was suflicient
'the water 'out of 'that place.
Guards were withdrawn i
levees in the neighborhood o
leonville 'and the work of top
embankment halted after'th
asse at Cottonport because of
ger of flood waters from the b
That part of they stat '
double threat of rai and flot
and topping. along, the ;Bl
stretch proceeded slowly wit
men unable to work on tIe 1
because of the danger of th cr
pling into the bayou und6er t
ing influence of. the rains.
Work had been &andone
point where the break occurre
time before the water forced
quarter of a mile from the ju
through. -The crevasse is a
Bayou Rouge and ayou De
and 16>0 miles from New Or]
the opposite side of the rvei
Section Begs Help
A general cry for help went
the stricken Big Bend secton
bags and other materials w
from Alexandria and ne
Elsewhere in the lower Mi
valley the dangerous' threat
imminent. The river conti
rise between New Orleans a
Rouge, but atthe Crescent Q1
of one-tenth of a foot was re
continual watch was 'kept a
levees between the two ci
much of the topping alre dy

Collection On Dispay 'At Main Library
Rare books dating as far back as about the same time in America shows!
1474 and including the works of -some the works of Lowell, Emerson, and!
of the oldest printers comprises the IHowe. The Gift Book consisted of
s plays and poems of the chastest type,
collection shown in the main library. and was primarily a present. They
The incunabula are the oldest and died out because different companies1
represent all printed material ante- in different years sold the same
dating the sixteenth century. The old- works, without even so much as al-
est known ,ifcunabulum is the Guten- tering the order of the table of con-a
Berg Bible printed in 1455, by Johann tents.
Guatenberg, inventor of the printing Dr. Hubbard a member of the Board
press. These bibles are so rare that of Regents, has compiled a collection
one recently sold for $120,000. J of imaginary voyages, including the[

There' is no copy of it in the uni-i
versity library but the Nurenberg
Chronicle, edited in 1493, is one of the
oldest copies on exhibition. It consists
of 1809 woodcuts on 60j different I
blocks and portrays the history of
man. The Aldine press was one-.of the I
first printers, and a copy by them is,
displayed which was published about
30 years after the invention of print-
ing by movable type.
Shakespeare's third folios, was one
of the rarest of his works. It is scar-'
cer because a great number were de-
stroyed in the London Fire, This with
the first edition of Hamlet (1676), and1
several old comments on Shakespeare
are on view.

tale of Robinson Crusoe, and Gulli-
ver's Travels. Robinson Crusoe has
teen translated into innumerable
languages including Sanscrit, Javan-
ese, and Kavanese. A rare edition, the
third of Crusoe's adventure, is shown.
It deals With the serious reflection on
his later life and is said to be one of
Defoe's most unpopular books. Gulli-
ver's Travels has not been successful
in translation because most of the
bitterness of his satire is lost. Robin-
sonades, an imitation of Robinson
Crusoe, became very popular as a fol-
lower of Defoe's' works.
There are copies of Lowell, Holmes,
Longfellow-Outre Mer, his first book,
Bryant, Stowe-first edition of Uncle

Postponed Because
Of Stormy Weatherl
GARDEN CITY, N. Y. May 12-
Flight of Clarence Chamberlain and
Lloyd Bertau in the Bellanca mono-
plane was postponed late tonight until
early Saturday. morning because of
squally weather in the North Atlantic. j
Until almost 11:30 o'clock tonight,
Clarence D. Chamberlain and Lloyd
Bertaud had hopes to hop off at one;
o'clock in the morning but when theL
11 o'clock special weather report was
received, a conference was held in the
Garden City hotel and decision was at4
last reached although with expres-t
sIons of deep regret, to postpone the
flight. I
The flying time was tentatively setc
for one o'clock Saturday morning and
tmm 'fh1T nw iht a n n+b'hn ainl1

Tracing the growth of the Nation-
alist Movement in China,' Mr. Maurice
T. Price talked to the Negro-Caucas-I
ian Club last night at the Union. Mr.
Price returned within the month from
Shanghai, has lived in China for the
past ten years and is very familiar
with present conditions there..
According to Mr. Price, the recent
anti-foreign sentiment in China has
been almost entirely instigated by the
Communist Party. The moderates in
the Nationalist Party are very friend-
ly towards foreigners.
"Being chiefly a peasant race, the
Chinese have given practically nb
thought to government, and one of
the aims of the Nationalist Party is to



As a sample copy,
issue of The Michigan
is being distributed v
Daily today. The purp
is to acquaint stude
others with the latest p
on the campus. It wi
sent out next year as
ment to The Daily bu

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