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October 20, 1934 - Image 6

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In the expected field of 21 planes in the 12,000-mile London-to-Melbourne airplane race, starting from Mildenhall arrm erLnln
will be three American planes, some of wvhich were forced to make sacrifices of gasoline and other equipment to meet weight limits. Left to ri ght,
below, are: Jack Wright of Utica, N.Y., Col. Roscee Turner and Clyde Pangborn, who will fly Turner's huge plane (upper center), and John Polando
of Lynn, Mass., Wright's co-pilot. At upper right is Jacqueline Cochran of New York, mystery woman entrant.

Riu iiven Named Honlorary l Chinese Defender
Chairman Of Fund Drive visits Ann Arbor
President Alexander G. Ruthven (
jhas been named honorary chairman Continued from Page 1)
of the Community Fund drive to be anese conflict, he answered, Nonot
held from Nov. 8-19, it was announced in the near future at least. Both of
yesterday by Miss Edith Owen. execu- these powers." he continued,b are
tive secretary of the fund. The acting fooling each other with shows of m-
Tgchairman has not yet been selected. itary strength, but they will not fight
be i en ann un e ed bthodspcaryi ngm- nnright away." He believes the question
Theis eata newetho o ing o f the Chinese Eastern Railway ill
out the campaign is being inauguraI- be settled peacefully between them.
ed. House-to-house campaigning is
being eliminated except in cases where General Tsai is especially interested
it is impossible to make contacts in in Turkey, because he feels its situa-
any other way. This year teams of tLion is somewhat analogous to that of
special workers will solicit the busi- China. It is a power that has pro-
ness men of the city for contributions gressed from relative instability to
to finance the activities of the fund striking strength in the last few years,
he said, and General Tsai wishesto
The goal for the drive has not yet see if some of the Turkish methods
been announced, but a special cor- cannot be applied in the rehabilita-
mittee is at present working on the tion of China.
is budet Lhastge arrthegoalews $60 th -not n oc
bu62 . L s ert eg a a 6 , In addressing the Chinese Student
262._________ Club yesterday, the General urged
that all students forget political fac-
usincl eeration tions, and work in union for the re-
construction of China.
To Convene Here
Members of the Board of the Mich- The Toastmasters' Club will hold its
igan Federation of Music Clubs will first meeting of the year next Tues-
hold their business meeting at the day night at the Union.
League Monday, Oct. 22, commencing-
at 9:30 a.m., and continuing through-'
out the day. Mrs. George Langford A Special on new Combination
is in charge of arrangements for the Raincoat and Topcoat
meeting. a t
RIncluded in the program for the Chas, Doukas - Custom Tailor
day will be several selections played 1:119 So. University
by Stanley Fletcher.________________
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Professor Bennett Describes
Government's Housing Plans
Prof. Wells Bennett, associate pro- sary land at reasonable prices, he
fessor of architecture, explained in said.
an interview yesterday that the Fed- ( "In connection with this first type
eral Housing Administration "is work- of assistance there is another typeI
ing along two lines: first, it is help- of loan known as "subsistence hous- 1
ing to finance big building projects ing," wherein governmental land is
which it will subsidize; secondly, it is divided into three-acre tracts, houses r
financing loans to individuals and are erected thereon and sold on an
private groups to encourage people easy payment plan to families witht
to personally undertake building proj- small but regular incomes. Approxi-
ects.salbtrglricms alloated
mately $25,000,000 has been allocatedi
"Under the first plan, the national to this form of relief, which has tak-1
government proposes to make loans en its most active form in the Tenes-t
to municipalities or to individual see Valley.
groups for purposes of - slum clear- In Preliminary S'tages
ance. To the community projects, "The second form of loan under the
the government will make an out- housing act comes under two heads:
right grant of 30 per cent and a loan loans made for improvement, re-
of 70 per cent payable in 35 years, modeling and additions, and loans,
at 4 per cent interest. To the in- made for the building of new build-
dividua". undertakings, there is no ings and offices. This type of aid isf
grant, but the 70 per cent loan is the still in its preliminary stages, and its
same as in the other case, except actual accomplishment is a thing of
that provisions are made to limit the future.
profits. "These governmental measures
Detroit Affected were enacted as relief legislation to
"This scheme is just beginning to provide work for men rather than'f
be put into, effect, Cleveland and De- to remedy any existing conditions of;
troit, among the first to take advan- bad housing. Appraisal, design and
tage of the opportunity. So novel bdhum.Apasl einad
taeofte po.uiy.S .vl supervision of .the building projects -
however, is the idea of federal inter-suervisioneofmthedingtproect
. . are all done by men hired by the gov-
vention in state projects, that many ement from among the unemploy-
states have found legal difficulties in ed. In its effort to put men to work,
accepting governmental aid. Ohio it will undeniably be raising the
was one of the first of the states to le
liigstandards- of the American
pass legislation making such aid pos-
sible, and Michigan has also made a people.
half-way effort towards such law en-
actlnent. Development, howeverhasR W
been slow, difficulties also being en- READ THE WANT ADS
countered in purchasing the neces-

21 Airplanes,
To Start Long
LAND, Oct. 19 -(RP)= Veteran flyers
cocked anxious eyes at the shies today
as they made final preparations for a,
race halfway around the world.
Some 21 planes will soar away Sat-
urday in quest of the fat prizes that
await the, winners in Melbourne. The
race is in two sections, speed and
handicap, and several pilots have en-
tered both.
The entrants are fervently hoping
for good weather for the 11,323-mile
trail will take them over sea, moun-
tains and desert..
As it now:stands the field includes
nine English entries; two from Aus-
tralia; two from New Zealand; one
from the Irish Free State; one from
British New Guinea; three from the
United States; two from Holland and
one from Denmark.
The first definite indication of how
quickly the fastest plane may reach,
Melbourne was given when officials
provisionally assigned the twin en-

Stack of England a handicap allow-
ance of 66 hours 45 minutes 36 sec-
onds plying time in the handicap
These allowances will be subtract-
ed from official flying times for.the
full route to determine winners of
handicap prizes. Stack's allowance
was based on a speed of 184.44 miles
an hour.
The handicap is decided by a
complicated formula based on the
plane's theoretical performance. Al-
lowances range upward to 108 hours
48 minutes, allotted the red and silver,
monoplane of Lieut. M. Hansen of
Officials indicated that if James
Woods of Australia is successful in
getting a revised ruling from the
United States department of com-
merce he might become scratch man
with the smallest allowance, because
he has the fastest plane, an American
made one.

1869 1934
Standard Measure
THE MEASURE of a man -and the measure of a bank
are one and the same. There is but one standard by
which to judge in either instance .. . Reputation.
Reputation for proved reponsibility and trustworthi-
ness in the execution of all duties. This bank enjoys
that reputation.
"The Deposits in this bank are insured by the Federal
Deposit Insurance Corporation in the manner and to
the extent provided by the Banking Act of 1933."
Ann Arbor Savings Bank
707 North University Avenue Mainland Huron Streets


More than 200 members of the
Michigan Wolverine co-operative
boarding club, will vote for a board
of directors at 5 p.m. today in the
basement of Lane Hall.
Four board members are to be
chosen, Ralph Neafus, '35F, chairman
said. Nominating petitions have been

gined monoplane of Capt. T. Neville circulating during the past week.



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