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THE MICHIGAN DAILY

OFFICIAL BULLETIN

AUTO PLANTS W'ILL
PROTEST NEW TAX

FASTS AS PROTEST

ation in the Bulletin is constructive notice to all members
University. Copy received at the office of the Assistant to
esident until 3:30; 11:30 a. m. Saturday.

XLII.

THURSDAY, MARCH 31, 1932

No. 132

NOTICES
Notice: At the meeting on March 25, the Regents directed that no
vertising matter shall be in any way attached to the exterior of any
iiversity building, but authorized the use of approyed bulletin boards
' the posting, outdoors or indoors, of such advertising matter as may
proper. Shirley W. Smith.
Vice-President and Secretary'.
- Members of the University Council: This is to remind you that the
xt meetingof the University Council will be held on Monday, April 18,
4:15 p.m., in Alumni Memorial Hall, Room "B". Louis A. Hopkins,
Secretary.
University Burcau of Appointments and Occupational Information:
e Bureau has received the following calls for instructors from Central
dna College:I
siness Administration-Master's degree required.
onomics-Master's degree required.
glish-Master's degree required.'
:iology-Master's degree required.
Anyone interested will please call at the office, Room 201 Mason Hall
further information.
Foreign Men Students: A very limited number of additional students
a be accommodated on the annual "spring trip." If you are inter-;
ed, reservations can be made from three to five today, in Room 302
iversity Hall. You should attend to this immediately if you intend
go on the tour.
Seni'or Engineers: Orders for the 1931E Memorial caps and gowns
y be made on the second floor of the West Engineering building,
eve the arch today from 9 a.m., to noon and from 1 to 3:30 p.m. The
50 rental fee and the receipt for class dues are necessary to place
order. It is advisable to make orders early, since the supply of these
>s and gowns with the reduced rental fee is quite limited.
Senior Women: Regulation organdie collars for gowns will be on
e at the League until after Commencement. Ask- about them at the'
in desk.
ACADEMIC NOTICES
Political Science 108: Midsemeste examination will be held today
4 p.m., in Room 1025 A.H.
E.E. 7a, Building Illumination (H. H. Higbie): The lecture postponed
im March 29 will be given today at 4 p.m., in Room 248 West'Engi-
ering building.
Applied Mechanics Colloquium: Mr. Stewart Way will present a
per on "Stresses in Long Rectangular Plates," at 7:30 p.m., in Room
West Engineering building. Professor C. T. Olmsted will give the
iew of literature.
Observatory Journal Club meets this afternoon at 4:15 o'clock in the
servatory lecture room. Miss Helen, Dodson will review the article
hie Distribution of Absolute Magnitudes among Stars Brighter than
Sixth Apparent Magnitude," by Gustaf Stromberg. Tea will be
ved at 3:45 o'clock..
EVENTS TODAY
Physical Education for Women: All physical education classes which
et in Barbour gymnasium report in Sarah Caswell Angell Hail on the
and floor of the gymnasium on Thursday and Friday. Students re-
t in street clothes. Please bring pens or pencils. Physical education
sses which meet at the Union Pool and at the Women's Athletic bldg.,
1 meet as usual.
Students Interested in Business Administration are invited to attend
;moker by Junior Business Administration Glass to be held on the
rd floor of the Michigan Union, at 7:30 p.m.
Le Cercle Francais meets at 7:30 p.m., in Room 408 Romance Lan-

Officiall Claims Auto Industry
Is Big Aid to Business
in All Fields.
DETROIT, March 30.-(/P)-Alvan
MacCauley, president of the Na-
tional Automobile Chamber of
Commerce, indicated today that the
automobile* industry will make a
vigorous fight against the proposed
manufacturing tax on motor cars.
The opposition to the tax, he said,
will be based on the claim that the
automobile industry is doing more
"to break the buying deadlock than
any other American industry." The
industry feels, he said, that when
congress proposes the excise tax onC
motor cars it is "aiming a blow at

business recovery.
"The action of the house," he
added, "constitutes a serious wet
blanket on our business in the face
of our efforts to help restore Amer-
ican prosperity. The action could
not have come at a worse time."
He said the automobile industry's,
products last year paid a total of
$1,020,000,000 in all forms of taxa-
tion and that "the car on the road
is taxed 18 per cent of its present
value."
Professor Hall Speaks
to Oriental Society'
Prof. Robert B. Hall of the geo-
graphy department, spoke Tuesday
before the annual meeting of the
American Oriental society, the first
time that la geographer has ever
appeared before that body. Prof es-
sor Hall is an outstanding authority
on the far east, and has spent the
last few summers traveling in that
region.
Hon. Geo. W. ,Wickersham will
give a second free lecture today on
"Shall We Join the League of Na-
tions?" 4 p.m., in Room 231 Angell
Hall under the auspices of the
Tolstoy League. Prof. Sunderland
will preside. The Public is invited.
Public Lecture: Subject: Wanted
--A Practical, Scientific, Spiritual
Religion will be given at Lane Hall,
at 4:15 o'clock, by Bertha Hyde
Kirkpatrick. Lecture issponsored
by the Baha'i Study Group. The
public is cordially invited.
All Campus Swimming Meet at
7:30 p.m., Intramural bldg. Entries
will be taken until 5 p.m., today.
Michiganensian Staff: Important
meeting of entire business staff at 4
p.m., at Press bldg. All members
who possess sales books which have
not been checked during the past
week please bring their books with
them.
London String Quartet: In Lydia
Mendelssohn Theatre, at 8:15 p.m.
Auspices of the Chamber Music
Society of Ann .Arbor.
COMING EVENTS

Dr. Fred F. Wolter, holder of
several university degrees, who has
gone on a hunger strike because, he
says, he has been refused positions
worthy of a holder of degrees. His
strike is also a protest against un-
employment in general. ;le claims
he has eaten only a peanut since
the strike began, but Washington
hospital officials suspect that he
has been taking food in minute
quantities.
Dr. Fisher Discusses
Government of India
Stressing his claim that India is
capable' of ,elf-government, Dr.
Frederick B. Fisher, First Metho-
dist Episcopal church, pointed out
to members of Alpha Nu and their
guests Zeta Phi Eta in his address
Tuesday in theAlpha Nu room in
Angell hall that a solution to the
present rebellion is posible in the
light of progress made in abolish-
ing the caste systems and in the,
new feeling of religious toleration
existant in the natives.
At the conclusion of the talk an
open discussion, was held during
which questions on the present po-
litical situation in India were con-
sidered by Dr. Fisher.'

Researchers Claim
Selenium's Value
in Cancer Cases
CHAMPAIGN, Ill., March 30.-(/P)
-Successful revival of the use of
selenium, a rare element once re-
j ected by eminent scientists as a
treatment for cancer, is claimed by
the research workers after six years
of patient experiments.
The three are Dr. R. M. Parr, wo-
man professor of chemistry at Uni-
versity of Illinois; Dr. C. E. Bucher,
physician and surgeon, and Dr. R.
S. Funk, woman bacteriologist as-
sociated with the latter.
An announcement they made
Tuesday said their combined treat- C
ment of a selenium solution, X-ray.,
or radium and a diet rich, in vita
mins not only served to check can-
cer in patients but when the disease1
was attacked in early stages, com-
pletely eradicated it.I
While expressing belief, however,
that the treatment might be of,
great benefit in combatting the
malady, the scientists w a r n e d
against undue enthusiasm, as its
development was still in its experi-
mental stages and much work re-
mained to be done.
A similar observation came at,
Chicago from Dr. Morris Fishbein,
editor of the Journal of the Ameri-
can Medical association. He said
if the treatment proves beneficial,
it will be another "forward step,"
but "there remains too much to
be established to warrant unquali-
fied enthusiasm."
Wasserman, Keysser and other
scientists used selenium in fight-
ing cancer tissues but discarded it
in every case because while it ef-
fectively destroyed cancer cells in
rats they used for their experi-
ments, it also killed most of the
rats.
Dr. Parr a n d her associates
worked the selenium into hitherto
unused combinations; diluted it
greatly and said they found when
injected into a patient's blood, their
new solution not only arrested the
growth of cancerous tissue but in
many cases destroyed it, this with-
out harmful effects to the patient.
They resorted to the X-ray or ra-
dium, a known treatment for can-
cer, in their experiments, and
found, they said, that the solution
of selenium acted as a reflective
agent when the rays were applied,
creating secondary radium rays.

Eastman Claimant

George Eastman, a night watch-
man in the Bronx 'ail in New York,
hopes to share in the $20,000,000 es-
tate of George Eastman, camera
manufacturer. He says his father
was a younger brother of the film
man.
Smith to Be Speaker
at Business Banquet
Shirley W. Smith, vice-president
and secretary, will be the speaker
at the annual smoker of the Jun-
ior Business Administration classI
which will @e held at 7:30 o'clockI
tonight at the Union..
The smoker, an annual affair
staged by the junior class, will be
attended by students and faculty of
the School of Business Administra-
tion. Those students who plan to
enter the school next fall are also
invited to be present. A varied
program has been provided in addi-
tion to the address by the main
speaker.

Associated PresJ'Jhoto

BOADCAS9TS. WILL
CEASE THIS WEEK
University Week-Day Programs
to Be Discontinued
After April 1.
Week-day broadcasts from the
University of Michigan will cessc
Friday, April 1, for the current
school year. Saturday evening and
Sunday afternoon programs will
continue until May 7.
The reason for discontinuing the
radio programs at this time of year
is the fact that Eastern stations
change time, which necessitates a
revision of all radio schedules.
The program this afternoon will
be directed to the high school sen-
iors of Michigan. Pres. Alexander G.
Ruthven, Registrar Ira M. Smith,
Prof. Philip Bursley, counselor to
new students, and Dean Alice Lloyd
will give short talks for the benefit
of those who plan on entering the
University next fall.
Faculty members of the engi-
neering school gave a similar pro-
gram last year. Upon investigating
last fall they discovered that 12 per
cent of the students enrolled had
heard the talk and found it of aid
upon entering the University.
Work has been begun on the Uni-
versity broadcasting station bulle-
tin, which will contain those talks
in most demand. It will be sent to
all school libraries in Michigan, and
to all listeners who request it, free
of charge.
The broadcasting' station may
give two fifteen minute porgrams
next year instead of the half-hour
program given this year. Requests
from high schools for special pro-
grams makes it appear advisable.
Due to the success of the band
class instructions given by Prof.
Joseph E. Maddy, additional pro-
grams #ill probably be added to
next year's schedule.

SORRY

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but due to a previous engagement of the theatre
there can be no performance tonight.

The Tickets Are Limited For The
Slide Rule Dance
MICHIGAN UNION
Tomorrow
If yQ are planning on attending it will be necessary to
secure your ticket at once.
On Sale At All Campus Bookstores
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HOWEVER

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tomorrow is your chance to view with applauding
enthusiasm the Show of Shows,

1932 Junior Girls' Play

"No Man'sLand"

arsity Glee Club: Regular rehearsals will begin today. Plans are
made for coming Concerts. Do not miss the smoker and rehearsal
at the Union Glee Club Rooms..
heosophical Society meets at 8 p.m., in the Chapel of the Michigan
.e. Dr. Jiminez wil lead the discusion on Chapter 3 of "The Ancient
im." Visitors are welcome.
olonia Circle meeting at 7:30 p.m., in the Michigan League. Social
follows.
enior Society: Regular meeting at 7:30 p.m., Mosher Hall. Absences
be excused. '
I1 Campus Forum: C. F. halch, assistant to the president of the
go and North Western Railroad, will ,speak on "The Future of
can Railroads," at 4:15 o'clock, at the Natural Science Auditorium.

"The Story of Copper," a moving
picture of several of the great cop-
per camps, prepared by the U.S.
Bureau of Mines will be presented
by the Geology department, Friday,
April 1, in the Science Auditorium,
at 4:15 p.m. Students in Economic
Geology are expected to attend,
and all interested are invited.
Graduate Students: There will be
an informal reception, followed by
dancing and bridge, for students of
the Graduate School at Women's
Athletic building on Saturday eve-
ning, April 2, from 8:30 until12
o'clock. Women medical and law
students and the wives and hus-
bands of married students are also
invited.

A, Musical Romance

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A Musical Treat for Dance Lovers!

TICKETS

RUSS MORSAN

RERT STOCK
and the celebr'ated

$1.00

$1.50

$2z.00

and his famous

with

WXYZ Orchestra

Cocoanut Grove Band

PLAYING ALTERNATELY

Extraordinarily good musical scores, better than average
singing in both the play and specialities, excellent cos-
tuming, and colorful stage props.-Detroit Free Press.
The comedy is unusually well carried off; the scenes,
before Angell Hall, in the classroom and in the sorority,
exceptionally well done and the dancing and singing
without reproach.-Detroit News.
SPECIAL SATURDAY MATINEE

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P0K ENDm- --SPECIAL
For one week we are offering any of our large stock of
BOOK ENDS

at the

MICHIGAN LEAGUE

at

BALLROOM

$1.00

$1.50

At Y3 off

A II'SUNIVERSITY
BOOKSTORES
STATE STREET

Friday, 9 p. m. to I a. m.

Lydia MENDELSSOHN

Theatre

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DON

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and

his

ORCH ESTRA

Playing

this Saturday

Evening

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