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Further Grants
For State Poor
May Be Avoided
Comstock Believes Bills,
Fedral Aid May Obviate
Direct Appropriations
Tax Relief Group"
Emergency Relief Group
Considered To Handle
Administration Of Funds


Where The Roosevelts Will Worship In Washington

(Associated Press Staff Writer)
LANSING, Jan. 26.-Direct stat
appropriations for local welfare ma
be avoided, Gov. William A. Com
stock said today. Ile has two welfar
measures ready for introduction in
the legislature and said subsequen
bills carrying appropriations "prob
ably will not be necessary."
The governor believes Reconstruc-
tion Finance Corporation loans, plu
a proposed $8,000,000 federal advance
for a "work relief" highway program
would tide most communities over
The bills he planned to offer, pre-
pared by a special advisory commit-
tee, were confined largely to legaliz-
ing steps already taken.
One would set up an emergency
state welfare commission, similar to
a committee now operating. The
commission would supervise R. F. C
and other welfare funds advanced for
local aid, county commissions to co-
operate with the state body also
would be established.
Tax Plan Nears Completion
Another bill would legalize con-
tracts between the state and local
units pledging delinquent taxes or
highway funds for R. F. C. loans,
many of which already have been ex-
The governor announced that his
combination sales and gross income
tax measure is nearing completion.
He lhoped to have it ready for sub-
mission to the legislature soon.
The governor's advisory committee
on the tax bill was in Lansing going
over the details of the measure. While
the proposed rates were not revealed
it was understood the sales levy
would reach almost every type of di-
rect sales, such as merchandise, au-
tomobiles, newspaper advertising and
so forth, while the gross income pro-
vision would assess "service sales"
such as those offered by professional
men and utility corporations.
Push Tax Relief
The legislature, awaiting the ad-
ministration bills, pushed tax relief
proposals Wednesday. The Senate
finance committee reported, with a
recommendation that it pass, a bill
to suspend all delinquent tax sales
for one year.
This was in line with a recommen-
dation by the governor. The same
committee announced it is prepared
to report at once a bill already ap-
proved by the house repealing more
than $9,000,000 of appropriations for
institutional buildings and improve-
A Democratic newcomer to the leg-
islature sought in a house resolution
to drive from state employ married
men or women whose wives or hus-
bands are working.
Representative H. O. Klines of Lud-
ington sponsored the measure. It
proposed that within 30 days all state
departmental heads must dismiss all
employees who are members of fam-
ilies in which two adults are gain-
fully employed. The resolution went
to committee.
Opposes Charter Changes
Representative Ate Dykstra, Re-
publican, Grand Rapids, introduced
a resolution censoring municipal of-
ficers who would evade the $15 tax
limitation through charter amend-
It declared the will of the people
as expressed last November was for
reduced taxes. To evade the new con-
stitutional amendment would be to
violate the will of the people and
further demoralize the credit of the
state and its units, the Dykstra reso-
lution said. It asked the members of
the legislature to go on record as
favoring reductions in expenditures
so taxes may be held within the limit.
The resolution went to committee.
A brush between Republicans and
Democrats in the. house ended in a
victory for latter. Republican ex
service men in the legislature spon-
sored a resolution censuring state of-

ficials for discharging war veterans.
The measure was aimed principally
at Samuel T. Metzger, Democratic
agricultural commissioner. A roll call
was demanded on a motion for im-
mediate passage by Rep. James Wil-
son, Republican, Kalamazoo. The
Democrats defeated the motion 52
to 42 and the measurewent to com-
mittee, where it probably will die.



Remer Voices
Confidence In
Debt Solution
Economist Thmiks Inter-
Allied Agreement Should
Be Made Before Parley
(Continued from Page 1)
debts. This means a probable pre-
liminary arrangement to make the
conference a success. My opinion is
that it is better to handle the busi-
ness in that way than to deal with
disarmament in connection with the
The details which will be attended
to at the conference, it was stated,
will include tariffs, quotas, exchange
restrictions, and the question of the
return to the gold standard. Any,
concessions made will touch all these
"The debt question," Professor Re-
mer continued, "should not neces-
sarily be solved in detail before the
conference opens, but it should be
close enough to settlement so that
everyone will agree that reparations
were finally killed at Lausanne. I
think that America must play out
the game which they started at the'
time of the Hoover moratorium. Mor-
ally, also, America should follow that
tack, in view of the continued de-
pression and of the reparations diffi-
Asked for his opinion on the stand-
point that "France has not defaulted,
but only deferred payment," Profes-
sor Remer commented : "If Herriot
is made France's chief representa-
tive at the conference, it will give a
point to the position that America
easily may take, that France merely
delayed settlement. Herriot himself
takes that stand. He is the right'
man to pick, since he fought for pay-
ment all the time he was in office.
"Persons who are in favor of settle-
ment," the economist concluded, "are
inclined to say that it will cure the
depression. No prediction of that
sort can justly be made. Payment
will be only one step toward less
restricted international trade, and;
that will help relieve the world's fi-
nancial situation.
"At any rate, I believe that the
war debt situation, as it now stands,,
is hopeful. There is definite proba-
bility that it may soon be settled to;
the mutual satisfaction of all.

Chase Of Illinois To
Take New York Post

-Associated Press Photo
When President-elect Franklin D. Roosevelt and Mrs. Roosevelt take up their residence in Washington
they will attend St. Thomas' Episcopal Church where the Roosevelt family worshipped during the World War.
Dr. C. Ernest Smith is rector of the church.


Hunt Possible

Outing Places
For New Club

Douglas Lake Bi ology Station
Again To Offer Summer Credit


Faculty, Student Members
T'o Visit Interest Spots
Ner Ann Arn"'


1 GQi L'lllil t11 J,/V1

A committee of those responsible
for the formation of the University
Outing Club, composed of students
and membrs of the faculty, will leave
Ann Arbor at 9 a. m. Saturday to
visit and become familiar with the
various spots of interest in the vicin-
ity of. the city to which the club
might be taken on some of their
It is the purpose ofnthe outing club,
to which any student may belong, to
provide outdoor group activities for
the students in the University and to
familiarize them wtih the character
of the country around Ann Arbor, it
was said. The committee will seek
places which are favorable to various
kinds of activities. The club plans
to have dances it country clubs; to
have hiking, skating, skiing, and
horseback riding parties; to form a
bicycle club; to take excursions on
the great lakes, such as a boat trip
to Put-in-Bay; to enjoy swimming
parties at the various lakes in the
vicinity, and to undertake many
other activities.
Such a plan as that outlined above
is promoted, during the summer ses-
sion of the University, by the admin-
"The outing club," Miss Ethel A.
McCormick, social director of the
League, said, "is proving highly suc-
cessful. We have taken excursions to
Highland Lake for skating and hik-
ing the last few Saturdays, and they
have proved very popular," she
The committee is planning a meet-
ing of the club for Saturday, Feb. 18.
Seventy to 100 people will be taken
out to Sylvan Estates, beyond Chel-
sea, to spend the day. Groups will
be formed to participate in the vari-
ous sports that the members wish.
Nine Communists I
Die In Berlin Riot'
BERLIN, Jan. 26.-(IP)-Commu-
nists and police pointed accusing
fingers at each other today in the,
aftermath of the bloodiest clash in
Saxony's recent history-a battle in
which nine Communists died and 11
were wounded.
Fifteen hundred people gathered'
Wednesday 'night in a forbidden
meeting in Dresden. A speaker began
"abusing" Adolf Hitler's Nazis, the
police report said, whereuponthe
police crashed into the crowd in a,
flying wedge. Thehaudience,ethe re-
port said, started hurling beer mugs
and chairs at the officers and some
one in a gallery fired a shot. Then
the police opened fire.
The Communists gave a different
version. The Communist newspaper
Arbeiter- Stimme said the meeting
was proceeding quietly until a
speaker assailed the Nazis and then
the police fired "without warning."

The University of Michigan biology
station at Douglas Lake will again
be open next summer for those wish-
ing to earn credit during the summer
according to an announcement re-
cently released by Edward H. Kraus,
Dean of the Summer Session.
Ample opportunities for study of
many kinds of vegetation are provid-
ed at the camp, according to the
booklet, as the camp is situated on
the borderline between the region of
coniferous trees to the north and
hardwoods to the so'uth, giving a
chance to study both types.
The region around the camp is full
of lakes and streams in which rr-
search of aquatic algae can be car-
ried out. Nearby is a region of dunes
in which the fauna peculiar this type
of country can be studied to advant-
The camp itself is situated on the
border of Douglas Lake on the Bo-
gardus Tract about 13 miles south
of Cheboygan. It consists of 93
houses for the students and members
of the staff and a campus with nine
laboratories, an aquarium, insectary,
animal house, library, shop, club-
house, keeper's residence, and admin-
istration building.
The equipment of the station in-
cludes launches, outboard motors,
Leare Sends
W arning Note
To Peruvians

rowboats, trucks, various types of
nets and seines, traps, cameras, field
glasses, different types of micro-
scopes and other necessary para-
phenalia. A good working library is
also provided for the use of the stu-
The living conditions of the sta-
tions are described as very good with
the members of the station housed
in one-room cottages equipped to
accomodate two or three persons
comfortably. Each house is equipped
with screened doors and windows,
wood stoves, cots, mattresses, chairs,
table, lights and minor items of
Recreational facilities are provided
for swimming, and diving and the
clubhouse is equip'ped, with small
tables, chairs, and a phonograph
with some sort of party or entertain-
ment is given every Saturday night.
Thirty courses of study are offer-
ed .for students attending the camp
with the majority of the courses for
two and four hours credit.
The fee for the session of the
camp from June 26 to August 19,
is $32 for all undergraduate students
with additional fees of $12 for hous-
ing and incidentals and $50 for the
commissary. According to the book-
let the total cost for the session need
not exceed $150.

-Associated Press Photo
URBANA, Ill., Jan. 26. - Harry
Woodburn Chase, who came to the
University of Illinois from North
Carolina University in 1930, yester-
day presented his resignation as sixth
president to the board of trustees,
following his acceptance Monday of
the chancellorship of New York Uni-
versity. He will succeed Dr. Elmer
Ellsworth Brown.
His resignation will take effect at
the end of the academic year.
In a statement issued Monday,
President Chase said "I need not say
that it is with great reluctance that
I have decided to leave the univer-
sity. The chancellorship of New
York University seems to me to pre-
sent a distinctive and challenging
opportunity, and I have felt that I
should accept it."
Reed Gives Two Talks
At Kalamazoo Forums
"Local Government Forms in Mich-
igan," and "Democracy in Peril" were
the titles of two addresses delivered
yesterday by Prof. Thomas H. Reed'
of the political science department.
The first was before the Rotary Club
of Grand Rapids, and the second at
commencement exercises at the Kal-
amazoo Central High School, in Kal-
Ann Arbor Man Heads
State Monument Makers
GRAND RAPIDS, Jan. 26-(I)-
Joseph L. Anet of Ann Arbor Wed-
nesday was elected president. of. the
Michigan Memorial Craftsmen, an
organization of manufacturers of
stone monuments. Oscar Urich of
Detroit was named vice president;
Husted Parker, Owosso, secretary
and treasurer and E. T. Keis, Kal-
amazoo, state representative for
three years.
Next year's meeting was awarded
to ,Sagirnaw.,

Investments Of
University Fall
Off From 1931
President's Report Shows
Depression Takes Little
Toll, Smith Says
(Continued from Page 1)
dents of tuitions for the first semes-
ter of 1932-33 the amount of money
in notes has gone up $78,801.55 after
being at $11,581 in June, 1932. Sim-
ilarly money loaned to students
through the University loan funds
has reached a present total of $254,-
738.73. "These student loans are not
classed among the regular University
investments inasmuch as they are
not regarded by officials in exactly
that light," said Vice-President
Of the k $193,200.49 invested in
stocks $43,212.42 is in preferred or
guaranteed. Of these $31,483.87
worth are industrials, with the . rest
in railroads, public utilities, and real
estate. Of the common stocks,
amounting to $149,988.07, industrial
concerns have $99,697.98. Bank
stocks hold $22,028.25, and $14,988.20
is in public utilities. Common stocks
in railroads, real estate, and building
and loan corporations amount to a
total of $13,273.64. "Holdings in this
class of investments have come to
the University by bequest or ift, not
by purchase," said Vice-President
The total of cash and investments
now at $5,608,749.18 is $143,17.75
greater than the corresponding fig-
ure for June, 1932.
If the interest on bank deposits is
included these investments of the
University showed an earning power
of 5.09 per cent for the fiscal year
ending June, 1932. The, only sizable
shrinkage in incomes from the va-
rious classes of investments was
shown to be in real estate where with
an increase of about $15,000 the tota
return was less for 1932 than 1931
by $7,604.15.
Early 1932 Loans Are
Made Public By R. F. C.
WASHINGTON, Jan. 26-(P)-The
House of Representatives and the
country were told in detail today-
despite strenuous objections from
Reconstruction corporation mem-
hers-just how that huge federal re-
lief agency pledged. $1,195,000,000 in
five months to help business tryto
get on an even keel.
In compliance with a special res-
olution adopted by the House, thle
corporation sent to Speaker Garner
a statement showing each loan au-
thorized by the R. F. C. between the
date of its creation on Feb. 2, 1932,
and July 21, 1932.
Following the policy he insisted
upon last spring, Garner made the
report public. Pressure had been ex-
erted to have the report given only
to members of congress, on the
ground that publication would be
harmful to the borrowers.

Car Hits Truck
On U.S.-12

Near Here

A light truck parked on U.S. high-
way No. 12 was damaged yesterday
morning when a car driven by An-
thony Stark ran into it. Arrin Den-
niston, driver of the truck, and Leslie
Sheffold, Ann Arbor, his helper, were
under the rear of the truck chang-
ing a tire at the time. Neither was
hurt badly, although Sheffold re-
ceived minor injuries.
The truck did not carry the num-
ber of lights required by law, it was
said at the sheriff's office yesterday.

-' t Sg a


GENEVA, Jan. 26. - UP) - The
League of Nations council authorized
a message to the Peruvian govern-7
ment today declaring it was Peru's
duty not to hinder Columbian au-
thorities in the exercise of "full sov-
ereignty and jurisdiction recognized
by treaty to belong to Colombia."
The message asked Lima authori-
ties to direct Peruvian military com-
manders to this effect and to take
no action beyond the defense of Pe-
ruvian territory. The council sent
another message to Colombia, in-
forming that government of the
above action.
WASHINGTON, Jan. 26-(RP)--The
United States has asked Peru to
settle its controversy with Colombia
over the town of Leticia in a peaceful
way and not resort to warfare. Sec-
retary Stimson addressed a note to
the Peruvian foreign minister call-
ing upon that nation to respect its
obligations under the Briand-Kel-
logg peace pact.
This note was ,sent Wednesday
night even as a flotilla of Colom-
bian gunboats sailed up the Amazon
toward Leticia, where Peruvian
troops were stationed to protect Pe-
ruvian nationals who seized the town
from Colombian authorities in Sep-
Colombia was given the town by
treaty in 1922 and has refused all
concilliation efforts pending its re-
turn on the ground the question is
an internal one.

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To be iven FREE one J-Hop Ticket to
the person estimating most correctly
the total number of blue books, which
will be sold in both our stores, during
the period beginning Saturday, Jan. 28.
and ending Thursday at 6 P.M., Feb. 2.
Anyone will be eligible to estimate for
every cash purchase of 25c or over be-
inn Saturday, January 28th.
"At Both Ends of the Campus".

Shipping at Sandusky
8,279,709 tons in 1930.






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