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The Weather
Probably cloudy Sundry, fol-
lowed by local snows.


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Laissez-Faire Wanted in Fr
ternity Rooms; Help the Need,
I'm One of Them ..




Buried I
Many Friends Attend Last
Rites Of Ex-President At
Northampton Church;
Foreign Heads Present
Hoover Shares Pew.
With Widow, Son
Rev. Albert J. Penner
Reads Funeral Service;
Ceremony Made Simple;
Crowd Stands In Rain

Copeland answers Technocrats
With New Reconstruction Plan

A five-point plan, designated as
"some illustrative concrete moves"
toward financial regeneration of the
nation, was advanced Friday by Prof.
Morris A. Copeland of the economics
department as a counter-suggestion
to take the place of solutions pre-
sented by the group of Technocrats
at Columbia.
In a subsequent interview, Prof. A.
H. White of the chemical engineer-
ing department of the engineering
molleg*, stated that the Technocrats
are correct when they insist on a re-
duction of working hours for each in-
dividual. He questioned certain points
of technocracy, however, and profes-
xed some difficulty in understanding
what the group meant in several of
its statements.
Emphasis Called Misplaced
The idea of permanent technologi-
;al employment was attacked yes-
yerday by Professor Copeland, who
3tated, "When Technocrats empha-
size the important part which tech-
nological changes have played in
ringing about the present derange-
:nents of our economic system, they
ire at one with the findings of eco-
aomists. (F e w economists would
tgree, however, that technological
:hange is the sole cause of our pres-
,nt difficulties). But when the Tech-
iocrats imply that the introduction
>f a labor-saving device causes a per-
nanent decrease in the percentage of
;he population which is able to find
obs inder the existing type of eco
iomnic organization, they are voicing
'n ancient opinion which most eco-
nomists have rejected. If the job dis-
?lacement caused by introducing a
labor-saving device were permanent,
resent unemployment would be vast-
y larger than it is. Past displace-

ments have been partly absorbed by
decreases in working time, but to a
far greater extent by the increased
density of population and by 'higher'
standards of living.
"There is no good reason to sup-
pose that the present technologically
unemployed, except those who are
superannuated, will not be absorbed
promptly into other lines of work.
But there is reason to believe that
this process, slow and painful if left
to work itself out, may be hastened
by improved job information and
made less painful by appropriate re-
lief measures.
Moreover, even if a specific techno-
logical change does not cause per-
manent job displacement, continued
change, if we take no steps to stop
it, presumably will cause continuing.
technological unemployment. Per-
sonally I believe that we can and
should decrease the extent to which
technological unemployment is prof-
itable to employers, even if in so do-
ing we retard the rate of technical
change. The legal dismissal wage is
a mild first step in this direction.
Not Entirely Clear
"Technocracy," Professor Copeland
declared, "finds the 'price system' on
the verge of collapse. What this
means is not entirely clear. It ap-
pears to be associated with an ad-
dition to the list of monetary nos-
trums, a list already far too long.
But it is much broader than this,
although it clearly does not mean
that our system of pricing and cost-
ing is to go. It seems to be a way of
saying that we should substitute
economic planning for laissez faire.
We have already moved a long way.
from laissez faire (if indeed any past
(Continued on Page 8)

Drys Attack
Beer Bill In
Constitutionality Measure
Discussed; Assailed As
Nullification Proposal
Judiciary Group
To Meet Monday
Beck Was Only Defender
Of Bill; Cannon Takes
Stand Unexpectedly
WASHINGTON, Jan. 7.--()-A
Senate judiciary sub-committee to-
night made ready to act on the
House 3.2 per cent beer bill after
public hearings at which friends and
foes of the legislation bombarded the
members with conflicting views on
the constitutionality of the measure.
Half a dozen representatives of or-
ganizations supporting Prohibition
assailed the bill as a proposal "to
nullify" the Constitution and said it
would legalize traffic in intoxicating
A lone defender of theabill, Rep.
James M. Beck, (Rep., Pa.) said it
came within the "field of legislative
discretion" and predicted the Su-
preme Court wouldruphold it.
The hearing ended in a discussion
between. Beck and Bishop James
Cannon, Jr., on. the question of
whether the wine used in the Biblical
marriage sacrament at Canna was
fermented and a controversy over the
significance of the recent election.
Following the hearing Chairman
Blaine announced the sub-commit-
tee would meet early next week to
act on the bill. He suggested that it
might be redrafted to eliminate pos-
sible constitutional objections.
The full juciary committee will
meet Monday to "conider a favorable
report from ORaine"' committee on a
resolution td repeal1 the 1 lghteenh
Amendment; protect dry states 'and
permit Congress to legislate against
the "saloon.
The sa ln. tday, atended by
'only twoW i b-com ite
though it "was:seheduled fo sl .p
ponents of the bill used all the time
allotted to "'em but. no off' ap-
peared to defend the mueasure except
Cannon took the stand unexpect-
edly, just as Chairman Blaine was
announcing adjournment of the
hearing, He protested that the bill
would be unconstitutional, because
"it would permit, traffic in intoxicat-
ing beer."
Others who testified against the
bill were: Edward B. Dunford, An-
drew Wilson and Robert H. McNeill,
all of Washington.
Lower Rates Announced
By Co-Op Eatin House
Following their prediction of lower
rates as soon as possible, the Co-op-
erative Boarding House has an-
nounced, through its head, Sher Qu-
raishi, Grad., new prices for meals
by the week.
The new rate, for lunches only, one
each day of the week,.is $1.35, while
that for dinners every day with the
exception of ,unday has been low-
ered to $1.20. Both lunches and din-
ners are given without any reduction
from the above prices, according to
Another recent innovation is the
discontinuing of the ten dollar de-
posit which was formerly required
of members of the group,


Michigan Witns
From Iowa By.
33-25 Count

Score Tied Four


In First Period, Again
When Half Ended'
IOWA CITY, Ia., Jan. 7.-P)-The
Jniversity of Michigan basketball
:eam upset the University of Iowa
tonight, 33 to 25, after the Hawk-
'yes had been deprived of services of
,wo regulars a few minutes before
;he game tonight. It was the first
Nestern Conference engagement for
30th quintets.
Coach Rollie Williams was notified
'le should not use Edward Break and
Ivan Blackmer, slated to start at
forward. The decision was made
after receipt of . a telegram from
Prof. Thomas E. French of Ohio
State, chairman of the Western Con-
ference eligibility committee, stating
it would be "inadvisable to play
either Blackmer or Break until their
eligibility status had been investi-
gated by the Conference."
The score was tied four times in
the first period, and was knotted, 15-
all, when the half ended. Michigan
pushed out in front when play was

Liqor V iolator
Sentenced By
Negro Given Five Year
.Probation Term; Three
Arrestcd'-Since Dee. 8
Although Circuit Judge George W.
Sample said on Nov. 12 that he
would hear no more liquor cases
after Dec. 8 (date on which the re-
peal amendment went into force)
Fremont Mitchell, negro, yesterday
was sentenced by Judge Sample to
five years' probation after he had
pleaded guilty to violation of the
prohibition law.
A chronological account of local
liquor history since November:
Nov. 8--State prohibition law re-
pealed by overwhelming vote.
Nov. 12-Judge Sample: "The only
law left covering Michigan is the
18th .amendment and the Volstead
act. Up until Dec. 8, I could not re-
fuse to hear a liquor case brought
before me by the prosecutor. I think
now that after Dec. 8 I would refuse
to hear such a case."
Dec. 8-State repeal goes into ef-
Dec. 1h-Judge Sample: "I will
make no decision until the Supreme
Court has defined the legal status of
state prohibition.
Dec. 20-Theodore A. Baldwin, 44,
R. F. D. 4, Ypsilanti, arrested by
sheriff's officers on charge of pos-
session of alcoholic beverages, was
charged with disorderly conduct and
ordered to pay costs of $100 or serve
90 days in County Jail. (He is in!

Chinese Will
Not Contest
Japanese Occupation Of
Shanhaikwan Will Not
Cause Reprisals
Policy Will Benefit
Nation, Say Leaders'
Chinese Troops Reported
Prepared For Invasion
If Japs Cross Border
SHANGHAI, Jan. 7.-()-Despite
public clamor for armed action
against Japan, indications today af-
ter a series of conferences among
Chinese military and civilian leaders
were that the Nationalist government
at Nanking would adopt a policy of
avoiding any steps aggravating to the
Chiang Kai-Shek, the strongest
military commander of the nation,
apparently dominated the discussions
which resulted in this decision. No
official announcement of the govern-
mnent's policy was made, but it was
1vident that China desired a quick'
settlement of the conflict resulting
from Japan's occupation of the city
of Shanhaikwan.-
With the national government
;eeking restraint, the newspapers
'ave great prominence to extravag-
tnt reports to the Shanhaikwan situ-
,tion. The papers printed state-
ments that the government was mak-
ing extensive military preparations inl
Anticipation of widespread trouble,
and these reports fed the fires of3
.ublic indignation.
The policy of restraint was basedR
nn the theory that by it 'the country
'vould be most benefited. It wa'said,
however,,. that, if: the Japanese t-;g
tackted :anyw here ,within Chinii the
Chinese troops would resist.
It was reported that Gov. Tang Yu-
Lila, of' the 'province of J11ol, had
telegraphed to Naneingh hwas
prepared for "a forthcong Japan-
Auto Models
Make Debut In
New York City'
Trend Is To Bigger Cars
For Less Money; Gala
Scene Greets Visitors
NEW YORK, Jan. 7.-P-)-Doors
of Grand Central Palace were thrown
open today on a scintillating display
of automobiles which the manufac-
turers hope will bring millions of
dollars out of hiding and help re-
turn America to economic normality.
It is the thirty-third national au-'
tomobile show, and the thousands
who swarmed through the doors saw,
for the first time, an exhibition that
has many aspects of a three-ring cir-
Instead of the usual assortment of
motionless cars, they igoked on acres
of whirling, noisemaking, spinning,
attention-compelling contraptions.
And it was like a circus because
there is so much to see-four floors
filled with displays, along a route
that takes 107 minutes to cover at a
normal walking pace, even if you

don't do any stopping.
Twenty-eight' domestic makes of
passenger cars, one foreign car and
nine trucks are represented.
The cheapest automobile in the
show Is one of four cylinders at $275.
The' other extreme is a 12-cylinder
car marked $10,000. "A study in tan"
they call it-a vast, ultr'a-stream-line
creation resembling a cross between a
giant beetle, a millionaire's yacht
and an armored war machine. It
represents what its designers say the
car of 1943 will look like.
As the show opened many manu-
facturers announced they had cut
last year's prices from $200 to $400.
May Lift Ruling On
Unchaperoned Visits
CHICAGO, Jan. 7.-(Big Ten)-
The heretofore rigid rule of the Uni-
versity of Chicago forbidding women
access to fraternity houses except on
specified occasions, and subject to
"excessive chaperoning" In a y be
amended in the near future if the
proposal submitted by students is ap-'

Police Chief's Car Is
Easy Haul For Thieves
Automobiles are stolen every.
day in the week, in Ann Arbor as
well as in other cities, but when
thieves become so audacious as to
make away with Chief of Police
Thomas O'Brien's car it is a horse
of a different color.
In response to a rumor that the
chief's car had been stolen from
in front of his house late last
night, he was called for verifica-
tion. "Yes,' he said in answer to
the question," it's true, but I don't
need any publicity on that. It was
stolen from in front of the house
Just like anyone else's."~
The car was a 1928 Hudson.
Richards' Plea
Of Insanity To
Be Considered
Decision Due omrroM
Afternoon, Richards Wil
Refund Student Fares

Whether a sanity commission wil.
be appointed in the case of W. K
Richards, 24 years old, of Mankato
Minn., will be decided at 1:30 p. m
tomorrow before Judge George W
Sample in Circuit Court.'
Richards is held pending investi-
gation of his sanity as a result of th
failure of airplane company hie estab-
lished to provide transportation for
Michigan students to various points
Dec. 16. He established himself a
the "Michigan Southern Airways" anc
| w aume of student:
for transportation to -their homes
When they'appeared at a State
Street restaurant Dec. 16, demanding
their tickets, he had disappeared.
The Detroit Air Charter Service:
with which Richards had made ar.-
rangements for planes, transported
some of the students to 'points in
Ohio and Pennsylvania and the rest
were forced to drive or take trains
or buses.
An investigation is being conducted
by Joseph A. Bursley, dean of men
into the case, and a number of the
students have charged before Dean
Bursley that they were defrauded out
of their fares paid.
Richards' mother, Mrs. David Rich-
ards, arrived Friday from Mankato to
consult with Dean Bursley and au-
thorities. Richards is held in Coun-
ty Jail for examination and on e
charge of embezzling funds from an
Ann Arbor gasoline station proprie-
He was to have appeared before
Judge Sample yesterday, but post-
ponement of the examination wa
granted at the request of Robert Cav.
anaugh, his attorney, who asked ar
extention of time in which to procure
more funds.
Officials of the Detroit Air Charter
Service deny that Richards paid tc
them as much money as he claimed
in a statement issued to The Daily,
He claimed to have paid $1,165 to the
charter service.
The statement, written in the
third person, follows:
"William King Richards, for-
iner sponsor and owner of Michi-
gan Southern Airways, today
made the statement to the effect
that he would personally stand
responsible for any or all losses
received by Michigan students
booking passages over latter air-
"Richards claimed to have paid
receipts and figures to show
where he previously paid Detroit
Air Charter Service $1,165 out of
only $1,052 previously collected
from students.
"A week ago Richards' attorney
entered a plea of insanity for his
client. Richards now intends to
stand trial before Judge George
Sample and definitely, prove his
innocence before leaving for his
home in Minnesota.
"All students having just claims
against the airways will 'please
report their loss to Dean Burs-
ley at their earliest possible con-
"A civil and criminal action

$10,000 Good Will
Campaign Will Gel
Ur Way Tonigh

Rabbi Heller To
Canvassers At
Supper Tonight
As Drive Is I

Student I
Named A
And Soror
Visited By


Covering the Ca
The Student Good Wil
obtain $10,000 for undergr:
will be officially opened to.
send-off dinner in the Un
Rabbi Bernard Heller, I
munity chest director r
Foundation head, will ac
assembled workers. Final
tions for the drive will be
the worlk of the Good Will
be described.
"Women and men alike
and will be aided by the ft
H. Huss, '33, chairman of
Jointed out last night.
ad numerous contributior
n's clothes and funds 1
>laced at the disposal of 7
Community Chest
Rabbi Heller is also rE
or his action as a Commu
-Iember which led to tI
,ift of $2,000 which is m;
University for the stu
During the week's drive
;o make contact with eve
in an effort to reach tI-
;oal. Ann Arbor has be(
nto 14 districts which


resumed, however, and

was never

Eveland, f
Plummer, f
Garner, c
Allen, c .......
Petoskey, g , .
Altenhof, g ... .
Totals .....
Moffit, f .......
Krumbholz, f ..
Kotlow, .....
Bastian, c . . ..
SMiller, c ..
Grim, g:.
Selzer, g .......

. . , . . , . , ,

4 1
3 1
S 0
4 1
1 0
LS 3
3 2
2 2
0 0
0 0
2 1
0 0


yell as women's dormitories an
Teague houses.
Workers will be given identifice
iai cards saying: "This is to ce
;ify that ......... is an authorize
:epresentative of the Student Goo
Will Fund drive." These cards a
signed by Huss.
Reports of the team captains
.rogress in their districts will
nade daily and districts have be
trranged so that competition amo:
:he teams for the largest amour
,ollected wil develop.
Captains Are Announced
Captains of the teams were a
aounced yesterday by Assista
hairman William Elliot. They a
Zharles Jewett, '34, of the Interfr
,ernity Council, John Goetz, '33E,
Julcans, Jule Avers, '33, of the St
lent Christian Association, Karl Se
'ert, '33, of Sigma Delta Chi.
Other captains are Wilbur Bob
pack, '34, of Sphinx, Hugh Gro
'34E, and Steinar Vaksdal, '34E,
.he two Triangles teams, and Robe
Saltzstein, '34, Phillip Dalsimer, '34
'nd Kenneth Luce, '34, of the thr
Union underclass committee team
Elsie Feldman, -'33, and Catherf
Heesen, '33, will direct drive work
.n Mosher-Jordan, Helen Newber
and Betsy Barbour halls, and
League houses, who will be memb
of Senior Society and the Leagu
house committee.
Mortarboard society will cane
sororities under the co-captaincy
Evelyn Neilson, '33, and Helen E
witt, '33: James Inglis will le
Michigainua and Druids members
canvassing fraternities. Grange G'
ler, '33L, wil direct drive workers
the Law Club.
Among the faculty members w
will be present at the send-off dinr
tonight will be Dean Joseph A. 'B
sley and Dean Alice Lloyd.
On the eve of the drive the S
dent Good Will fund has had ne
ly $800 contributed along with mi
donations of used clothes. T
clothes are being renovated and d
sensed among students.
Senator Guy D. Goff, 77
Of West Virginia, D
THOMASVILLE, Ga., Jan. 7.-
--Death came to former Unit
StatcsSenator Guy D. Goff of W
Virginia today. He was in his s
enty-seventh year. He retired fr
national life at the end of his ti
in 1931 because of ill health. He.I
a distinguished war record. At


The President sat with his head
bowed, rising with the congregation
as Mrs. Coolidge entered the audi-
Pewier Beads Service
The Rev. Albert J. Penner, youth-
ful pastor of a very old church, took
his place in the pulpit.
He uttered a brief invocation and
a, quartet sang "Lead Kindly Light."
The clergyman read the scripture
and began his prayer in which were
the only references to the former
As he arose to begin his prayer,
the congregation, at the request of
the clergyman, sat for a moment in
The choir ,ang, "0 Love hat Will
Not Let Me Go."
There was a very brief benediction,
and Mrs. Coolidge and the miembers
of her party left thei church.

. 9 7 25

Totals ...............

Personal fouls: Eveland, Garner 4;
Allen, Petoskey 3; Moflit, Bastian 4;
Miller 2, Grim 2.
Referee: Kearns, (DePauw); Umn-
pine: Molony (Notre Dame).
Illinois 27, Northwestern 25
Ohio State 35, Indiana 28.
Purdue 42, Minnesota 32.
Wisconsin 26, Chicago 17.
President Of Williams
'To Enforce Prohibition
WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass., Jan. 7.-
Drinking must stop in the frater-
nities or the house will be padlock-
ed, Dr. Harry A. Garfield, president
of Williams College, has told the local

Varied Services Arye Planned
For Church-Goers This Morning
The first sermon of a series on month, dealing with the various
new idols for old will be preached phases of religious belief.
at 10:45 a. m. today at the Unitarian Maurice Sugar, prominent Detroit
Church, titled "How Sacred Is the attorney who spoke on Socialism here
Bible?" Mr. Marley will trace the earlier in the, season, will address
history of the Bible, showing its the Student Pellowship meeting at
place in modern life among other 6:30 p. m. at the Congregational
literature. The question of whether Church. He has chosen as his topic,
this generation needs a new Bible, "Youth of Soviet Russia." His speech
containing more recent spiritual ex- will be followed by the regular sup-
perience, will be discussed. Mr. Clin- per.
ton Ford, of Ann Arbor, and now a To Speak on Da Vinci
student at Carlton College, Minn., Dr. Bernard Heller will speak on
will play the violin selection, "Adora- "Is Fear the Basis of Religion" at 11
tion." IFerteBssoReiinat1
e- Bn ia. m. today in the Women's League
Rev. Burns drill Not Speak Chapel.
It had been previously hoped thatChpl
the Rev. Vincent Burns, brother of;Prof. J. Raleigh Nelson of the Eng-
Edward Burns, of "I An A Fugitive" lish department will speak on Leon-
fame, would be able to deliver his ardo Da Vinci at 7 p. m. at the stu-
' sermon on "Religion in Trench and dent meeting held at Harris Hall.
Prison" in Mr. Marley's place today. The discussion class led by the Rev.
However, due to recent trouble in Henry Lewis will be resumed at 8:15

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