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ANN ARBOR, MICHIGAN, WEDNESDAY, FEB. 15, 1933 PRICE:

Co-Eds
o Eat At

Stop Withdrawals
As HolidaymChecks
Tuition Payments,

Roads Group
Hears Talks

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Next Problem Is Whether
Men Will Be Allowed To
Eat In League Dining
Room, Say Officials
Applications Have
All Been Rejected
Uion Has No Objection,
Says Buckley, Manager;
Original Plan Was To
Admit Men Later On
With 52 women students pledged
to eat at the League Co-operative
Dining Room, and the success of the
plan practically assured, League offi-
cials are now faced with the problem
of permitting men students to take
advantage of the eating club.
Although approximately 35 men
have signified their desire to join the
club, all such applications have been
refused. Men students were to be
taken in as soon as the group was
organized, according to the original
plans, but due to objections from
other campus organizations, League
officials have refused all applications
from men.
Union officials object to men eat-
ing at the Co-operative Dining Room,
according to rumors, but Paul Buck-
ley, manager of the Union, said that
the matter was entirely up to the

Since the deferred tuition notes
now held by 547 students cannot be
legally due until the termination of
the bank holiday all action regard-
ing withdrawal of the students has
been temporarily forestalled.
University authorities revealed
yesterday that under the present
plan compulsory withdrawal will not
be enforced until after two weeks
of this semester have passed. This
fortnight delay is a result of the us-
ual policy of refunding forty per cent
of the tuition of a student withdraw-
ing before two weeks of the second
semester is passed.
Eighty-nine studients paid their
notes yesterday reducing the number
outstanding from last Monday's total
of 636. Checks are being received in
payment of the notes but receipts are
not final until the checks have been
cashed.

members of the Board of
s of the League favor al-
en students the privilege of
t the Co-operative Dining
oviding the Union is in ac-
h. the plan, it was learned

The Student Committee which has
sponsored the eating club favors per-
mitting men to join. "We do not
want to compete in any way with
the Union,",said Sarah Bloom, '34,
chairman of the committee, "but if
the Union favors our plan, we prob-
ably will be able to get permission
from the Board of Governors to take
them in."
The 52 women who have already
joined the club made a down deposit
of $7, which will cover two weeks'
board. The club will continue for one
month, but unless additional mem-
bers are obtained by that time, it will
be discontinued. The original plan
called for a membership of 1OQ
women before meals could be served,
but because of delay in getting or-
ganized, the group was granted per-
mission to start with fewer members.
An active campaign is now under
way, and the Student Committee is
confident that 100 will be enrolled
before the end of the month.
Four women students are acting
as waitresses, for which they receive
their board, and as the enrollment
increases, additional waitresses will
be hired, Miss Bloom stated. A large
number of graduate students are
taking advantage of the Co-operative
Dining Room, the remainder of the
membership being composed of wom-
en from League houses.

Dail Editorial,
Sports Tryouts
Meet Thursday
New Men Will Compete
For Night Editorships,
Senior Editorships
Tryouts for the editorial and sports
staffs of The Daily will meet: at 4
P. m. tomorrow at the Student Pub
lications Building on Maynard street,
Frank B. Gilbreth, '33, managing ed-
itor, announced yesterday.
All second semester freshmen and
sophomores who have met the grade
requirements are eligible to try out.
Opportunities will be afforded
those working on The Daily to com-
pete for night editorships in their
sophomore year and for the manag-
ing editorship and city editorship as
juniors. These positions all pay reg-
ular salaries.
Those trying out for the sports
staff will be competing for the posi-
tion of sports editor in their junior
year, which also pays a regular sal-
ary.
Soon after the tryouts appear they
will be trained in The Daily routine,
assigned beats to cover and given
positions on the night desk as head-
line writers and proof-readers. In
May of their sophomore year six or
seven will be appointed night editors
and at the end of the following year
several will be chosen as the senior
editors..
Chairmen Name
Committeemen
Of Junior Play
Members Of Nine Groups
Directing Girls' Prodnc-
lion Are Selected
Central committee chairmen for
the 1933 Junior Girls Play have an-
nounced the members of their com-
mittees.
Those who will serve on the prop-
erties committee, of which Ruth
Duhme is chairman, are Mary Brimi-
join, Dorothy Hammersley, Rosa-
mond Joyce Stewart, Betty Lyons
and Catherine Thompson. Joan Bar-
nette, chairman of the program com-
mittee, has chosen the following to
act as committee members: Kather-
ine Leopold, Mary Fitzpatrick, Pau-
line Brooks, and Marian Smith. The
assistant cahirman's committee,
headed by Elizabeth Griffith, con-
sists of Margaret Youtz, Else Sparre,
Bertha Mathews, Miriam Hall, and
Irma Rantamaa.
Katherine MacGregor and Jose-
phine Talbot, co-chairmen of the
costume committee, are assisted by
Ruth Kurtz, Jeannette Detwiler,
Barbara Rose, and Genevieve Spen-
cer. Those serving on the music com-
(Continued on Page 6)
To Depledge Men Not
Getting Needed Grades
Freshmen who failed to obtain at
least 11 hours and 11 honor points
will be depledged, Edwin T. Turner,
'33, president of the Interfraternity
Council, announced last night. The
ruling does not mean that the first
eanr mn will nt h nprmittd to

On Accidents
700 Members Of State
Safety Organizations At-
tending Conference
Welcomed Here By
Dean 1, C. Sadler
Compulsory Insurance Of
Vehicles, Massachusetts
Plan Discussed
Outstanding highway and safety
authorities of the state were heard
yesterday in the first of the three
days of the Michigan Highway Con-
ference.
With nearly 700 members of the
Michigan Traffic and Safety Direc-
tors' Association, the Michigan Asso-
ciation of Road Commissioners and
Engineers, and the Michigan Good
Roads Association registered at the
Union early yesterday, the confer-
ence was officially opened by the ad-
dress of welcome by Dean Herbert C.
Sadler of the College of Engineering
at the opening meeting under the
direction of Prof. Roger L. Morrison,
of the highway engineering depart-
ment.
At the morning session yesterday,
papers on highway safety, accident
investigations, and railroad crossing
safety were heard.
Advocates Responsibility Plan
In concluding his address urging
the adoption of compulsory vehicle
insurance, Howard D. Brown, attor-
hey for the Automobile Club of Mich-
igan, investigated and explained the
assets and the disadvantages of the
present Massachusetts plan of in-
surance and the Ontario financial re-a
sponsibility plan, with the recom-1
mendation that the group favor such
a legislative plan as the "A. A. A.
Safety Responsibility Plan," This1
scheme provides that any driver con-..
victed on charges of reckless driving,
driving while intoxicated, or other
serious offenses shall have his driver's
license and registration certificate
suspended or revoked until he can
furnish proof of financial responsibil-
ity by putting up an insurance cer-
tificate, bond, or cash. It also pro-
vides that in case a judgment is ren-
dered against him, he must pay i
and furnish proof of financial re-
sponsibility before he can again drive
his car.
"Michigan has not yet acted upon
the plan," Mr. Brown stated. "An
A. A. A. bill wil be presented to the
legislature at the proper time and
after study. Our duty in the mattert
appears clear. Such a bill should be1
passed in Michigan," he said.
Would Remove Ditches
Elimination of ditches which fig-{
ured in 46 accidents in Washtenaw
county in 1931, and further educa-
tion of drivers were seen by Prof. W.
Sherman Smith of the civil engi-
neering department, University ofs
Toledo, as the outstanding needs in
accident prevention in Washtenawt
County. Basing his address on an ex-1
tended survey of local traffic condi-
tions, he said, "Few accidents arel
caused by road defects, so preventi-t
tive efforts can be more efficiently
directed to other causes. The mis-
judgment of the driver or his lack
of normal courtesy is largely re-{
sponsible for our highway accidents."
At the smoker at 7:30 p. in., Prof.
John S. Worley, of the transporta-t
tion engineering department presid-
ed, and Dr. Heber D. Curtis of thet
astronomy department. p r e s e n t e d
moving pictures and a lecture on the
eclipse entitled, "Around the World
to Chase a Shadow."
Tomorrow's sessions will feature1
speeches on "Unemployment Relief;

through Highway Relief," "Motor
Vehicle Fees and Taxes in Michigan."
A luncheon session for the directors
of the Michigan Good Roads Asso-
ciation will be held at 12:15 p. m.
tomorrow.
Job-Seeking Students
To Get Space In Daily
A plan whereby students seeking
employment may advertise free in
the classified advertising columns of,
The Daily was announced last night
by Byron C. Vedder, '33, business
manager.
"This is in keeping with the gener-
al spirit of The Daily in trying to
serve Michigan men and women,"
Vedder said. "Particularly in a per-
iod of econnmic str e c Pe -

Comstock Brands Fo
With Responsibilt
o~llUiOf Banks, Then Witl
Ann Arbor Merchants To Leading Figures In Banking Co
Take Checks Only For
:.
Exact Amount Of Goods
Bought, Survey S.1 ows
To Grant Credit To
Regular Customers
n, t , W r's
Parrot, Theatres Will
Co-operate In Helping
Students Through Week
Ann Arbor merchants have almost
unanimously decided to cash no
checks and to accept them only for
the amount of a purchase as a result
of the shortage of ready cash follow-
ing Gov. William A. Comstock's proc-
lamation of an eight-day legal
holiday.
Most of the merchants will extend
credit to customers known to them, -Ass
however, it was shown by a survey GOVERNOR COMSTOCK HE
of State street merchants conducted __.
by The Daily.
The Retail Merchants Division of
the Ann Arbor Chamber of Com-C
merce decided yesterday that in the
case of members checks will be hon- n Funds A re
ored as usual both for current pur-
chases and for payment of accounts,
but in the case of current purchases By NORMAN F. KRAFT I and it is hopedt
checks will be taken for the exact With the city payroll coming due have been lifted
cost only, no change being given, today, city employees will tempora- Superintenden
To Credit Purchases rily be thrown upon the charity of said that the on]
It was also decided that purchases Ann Arbor merchants, since the roll of the city s
may be made on credit where credit banks, closed by the Comstock mora- would be the a
has already been established. torium cannot cash the checks with tors, since they a
The Union will not cash any which they will be paid. Mayor H. who are paid bi.
checks, it was announced yesterday, Wirt Newkirk last night said that he pay day thus fa
but will take checks made out for the hoped some arrangement might be torium period. 'I
exact amount of the bill. Large ,made with the local banks to care on a monthly ba
checks which students want cashed Ifor the city checks, but William
will also be held by the Union in pay- Walz, president of the Ann Abor
clearing house, said that no such ar- need of cash m
Although yesterday's proclama- rangement had been made and "city ting a postal
tion embarrassed many a student, employees will have to wait it out." home, which w
not even the administration and The amount coming due today Ann Arbor po
faculty were immune. President comes to approximately $10,000, in- A. C. Pack said
Ruthven, is was said, arrived in cluding the pay of members of the The money :
his office with only 37 cents to his police and fire departments and a on the Ann Ar
name. Prof. Jesse S. Reeves, how- part of the water appropriation, students who A
ever, set a new low with assets of However, a large portion of this must getting some
30 cents. be approved by the common council have a very sur
at its bi-weekly meeting on Monday, fying themselve
ment of a bill until the check can be
cashed, when the remainder of the " erating expenses
money will be refunded. 111 verSity il handled, Haisley
Among the State Street organiza- ┬░accounts which a
tions catering to student trade liberal Not Be Affected Board of Educa
provisions have been made for taking o t At a meeting
care of students short of cash. Mike . clearing house y
Fingerle, manager of the Fingerle op- B VM oratoriumn cided that the b
erated restaurants, said that checks ,Jchange for local
will be taken from students for even lar-for-dollar ba
small amounts in payment of bills Shirley Smith Says He Ex. short yesterday d
by these restaurants, and that stu-N T th tre loa
dents with large checks from home pects NO Difficulties in erns and the cal
which they are unable to cash may Meeting Pay Rolls store to place t
deposit them in payment of a bill and Me____y___ supply at the d
then draw from them to pay further Operation of the University will be chants. The E
bills until it is possible to cash the practically unaffected by the bank announced that
check. He also said that credit will holiday for at least a week it was refunds on bills w
be extended to regular patrons of revealed by authorities yesterday. the period to run
the res t -. Checks for exact amount of fees are reopened.
A Theateatres inAnno Arb being honored in the cashier's office
will take chc fatr eexActAmntoand receipts dependent upon the $25,0000O
.eecashing of the checks are being is-
of the price of the tickets sold instead ued.Thursday
of cash, it was announced yesterday,
Max Heald, n fte weso I confidently expect," declared DER Te
the Parrot restaurant, said yesterday Shiley W. Smith, vice-president and ray relief for MiT
that checks will only be taken for secretary of the University, "that by tors whose fund

the exact amount of a meal ticket, the time matters become pressing ar-eight-day emerg
but that credit will be extended to rangements will have been made en- day, was arrant
regular patrons. abling the University to take care of Detroit Clearing
George Wahr, proprietor of Wahr's all of its obligations, including pay with the annou
Book Store, announced that checks rolls, as usual." 000,000 would be
will be cashed for students in pay- Harold A. Mills, cashier of the The plan will
ment of a bill if it is not too large. University, announced yesterday that withdraw not ir
He added that he is opening a few while checks for exact amounts are cent of their ba
new charge accounts. Slater's is being received as payments, no cash over until the lif
opening no new charge accounts at is being given out. In cases where rium proclaimed
the present time as they have not the University is making payments by Gov. William
in the past opened new accounts at and refunds the checks drawn are While the clea
the beginning of the second semester, made for small amounts which may tion's action ap
C. A. Schaler, manager, said, but in some instances be cashed else- Detroit, belief u
checks will be taken in payment of where and are always honored in ex- most of the out
bills if they are for the exact amount change for goods and services, adopt similar pl
of the bill. Checks for more than Temporary receipts are being is- measure made no
the amount will be taken and held sued to persons paying money into trial payrolls, bu
until the banks open. the University which are final a cer- corporations in
tain number of days following the area already hav
Bates Says Comstock payment by check. Checks on De- payrolls with cas
Has Ample Authority troit banks require one week before side the state.
final receipt, on New York banks ten The clearing h
Dean Henry M. Bates, of the Law days, and on more distant banks came a few ho
School, said yesterday that Gov. Wil- two weeks. Comstock had
liam A. Comstock is granted ample According to Mills, the cashier's that relief for th
authority to make such proclama- office will in all probability be able positors, with $1
inv by +ha fn _noa ma + i- n..f a v firho i~Vfn c a i

k Control

Of Republican
Clubs In State
Central Authority Over
Young Men's Societies
Proposed At Meeting .
A statewide movement for the es-
tablishment of central control over
the Young Men's Republican clubs
of Michigan was inaugurated last
night at a meeting of the executive
committees of the two local clubs
here.
Four of the state groups, includ-
ing the Young Men's Republican
clubs of Washtenaaw, Berrien, and
Muskegon counties and the Univer-
sity of Michigan Republican club,
have supported a resolution drafted
by Del Pfrommer, and Ernest Shar-
mer of the University club, which
will be presented to the state con-
vention at Grand Rapids on Feb. 28.
At the present time the only cen-
tral control over the activities of the
rlinh is vpnctar in +ha stoae cntral

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