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The Weather
Occasional rain, somewhat
colder southwest portion Tues-
day; Wednesday snow flurries.

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Editorials
Civil Service Hopes...
The Embarrassment Of
Riches ...

VOL XLV. No. 112 ANN ARBOR, MICHIGAN, TUESDAY, MARCH 5, 1935

PRICE FiVE CENTS

Cage Team
Is Beaten
ByIllinois
Opponents Lead Michigan
For Entire Game; Final
Score Is 36-22
Illinois In Three
Way Tie For Lead
Gamn& Marks Tenth Defeat
In Twelve Conference
Starts For Wolverines
By ARTHUR W. CARSTENS
It was like Michigan's football team
in the second half at Minnesota, or
the Tigers in the seventh game of the
World Series. It was a typical Mich-
igan basketball team taking a typical
drubbing.
They played like a bunch of kids in
a settlement house gym, against a de-
liberate Illinois team that demoralized
them with long shots and cut them
to pieces with fast breaks under the
basket. The final score of 36 to 22
gives only a partial idea of what
might have been.
Letter Men Named
Immediately after the battle Field
Marshal Franklin C. Cappon an-
nounced the nine men who would re-
ceive major decorations for the sea-
son's activities, nine men wearing the
Maize and Blue of Michigan as sym-
bols of participation on the worst
Wolyerine basketball team in a decade
or more.
The letter winners: Captain Al
Plummer, Russell Oliver, Chelse Ta-
magno, George Rudness, Dick Evans,
Dick Joslin, Earl Meyers, Matt Patan-
elli, and John Gee.'
Of these Plummer and Oliver, in
addition to Harry Solomon, Jack Tei-
telbaum, George Ford, and Bob Hill,
have completed their college cage
careers.
The defeat, tenth in twelve Confer-
ence starts, left the Wolverines in
ninth, place in the final standings,
while Illinois went into a three-way
tie for first place.
Though their shots weren't drop-
ping, the Illini went methodically
about the task at hand from the open-
ing whistle, holding Michigan score-
less for 10 minutes and 45 second,
while they rolled up 14 points.
Matt Patanelli, only olverine wh
looked like a big-time all player ex-'
cept when shooting, became -the herc
of the hour when he dropped in Mich-
igan's first basket on one of his many
attempts.
Patanelli Counts Again

Dickinson Describes Method
Of Deciding Labor Differences

By ARTHUR M. TAUB
The policy of the President's Auto-
mobile Labor Board in the 2,000 cases
of discrimination that have come be-'
fore it since its inception were termed
yesterday by Prof. Z. Clark Dickin-
son, recently appointed as temporary'
examiner for the Board, as pointed
towards an attempt to settle amicably
the differences of employers and
workers in the automobile industry.
Professor Dickinson, in his position,
as examiner, personally hears the
cases in the Board's offices in Detroit
and issues reports to that body, from
which whatever action necessary is#
taken. Most cases that are brought up
before him, he declared, involve com-
plaints by workers who accuse the.
company of discharging them without
regard to the seniority rules set up in
the automobile code.-
The method in which cases of dis-
crimination are settled was outlined;
briefly by Professor Dickinson, whoI
pointed out at the same time that ap-

proximately 60 per cent of them have
been settled in favor of the worker
by requiring the company to put the
complaining employee back on its
payroll.
The majority of hearings arise out
of complaints issued by the union
to which theworker is affiliated, al-
though, he continued, some of the
workers personally institute proceed-
ings before the Board. A letterfac-
quainting the company with the facts
and the complaint is then sent out1
by the examiner, actinghfortheBoard,
to the employing company.
occasionally this first communi-
cation from the Board is enough to
bring the company to terms, and
it will voluntary offer the man his
job back. Usually, however, he said,
the employer answers the board by
mail within ten days, and a copy of
this letter is forwarded to the com-
rlainant, who may then demand a
hearing.
A lawyer may or may not repre-
(Cont.inued on Page 6)

Greek Army
Wins Battle
From Rebels
Unknown Number Of Men
Killed And Captured In
SlashingVictory
Fugitives Flee For
Lives Across Riveri

Government Success
Naval Fronts Is
Reported

On
Also

A minute later he again counted
from under the basket on a pass from
Meyers, and then ran Michigan's total
to five points with a successful toss
from the foul stripe. A "hope" shot
by Rudness from near the center
stripe ended Michigan's scoring for
the half - seven points while the cool
Illini were collecting 22.
A good-humored crowd booed vigor-
ously at all adverse decisions in the
first half and participated whole-
heartedly in the presentation of the
new cheerleader, Bob Burns, between
halves.
Faint hope was kindled only to die
at birth as Michigan drew within ten
points of the leaders on a basket by
Meyers and a basket and free-throw
by Tamagno at the beginning of the
second half.
But here the Indians again took up
their deliberate campaign, maintain-
ing the 10 to- 14 point lead as the
score climbed slowly from 22. - 12, to
36 - 22, where it stood as the final
gun sounded.
Captain Frank Froschauer and Bob
Riegel divided the scoring honors for
the evening, each tallying nine points,
while Patanelli was leading his Wol-
verine mates with five points.
BOX SCO4E
Illinois FG FT P TP
Froschauer, f ........4 1 0 9

Presentatgon
Of Mill Tax Bill
Expected Soon
Act To 'Measure' Annual
Appropriation For State
College At Lansing
LANSING, March 4 --(A)- A bill
is expected to be introduced in the
Legislature when it reconvenes to-
morrow night to "measure" the an-
nual appropriation for Michigan
State College on a. mill tax basis.
The proposal is similar to one al-
ready submitted for the University.
The M. S. C. bill provides for an ap-
propriation equivalent to .30 of a
mill on each dollar of the total
state valuation. Under the bill, M.
S. C. would receive approximately
$1,700,000 a year, including exten-
sion needs.
The University bill provides for a
.73 mill appropriation. Dr. Alexand-
er G. Ruthven, President of the insti-
tution, has asked the Legislature to
pass the measure as a means of guar-
anteeing permanent funds.
Gov. Frank D. Fitzgerald is opposed
to the principle of the two measures.
The Administration has proposed that
all State revenues be centralized in
the general fund, with no board de-
partment, or institution permitted to
extend more than the specific ap-
propriation set by the Legislature.
Under the two proposals, the Uni-
versity and M.S.C. would be entitled
to receive the full amount of the mill
tax levies despite the amount of the
specific appropriation the Legisla-
ture may fix.
The. Senate has passed two bills
abolishing the State property tax of
$3,500,000 by repealing the present
statutes appropriating .6 of a mill to
the University and .2 of a mill for
M. S. C. Similar measures passed
by the 1933 Legislature were vetoed
by former Governor Comstock.
Kentucky Players
A idEducation, Say
Sniversity Women
Nearly five million Americans with-
out the benefit of public schools -
that's the way the Caney Creek Play-
ers, who come here next week from
the heart of the Kentucky Moun-
tains, characterize the people in the
hill country of the South.
The work of the Players is the se-
curing of funds to aid education in
and around Caney Creek-to erect
decent living quarters, and to correct
a condition which makes the moun-
taineer of today "further removed
from the twentieth century than his
ancestors were in the eighteenth."
The Caney Creek education project
was explained yesterday by Miss Gen-
eva Smithe, secretary of the Univer-
sity Museums, and Mrs. Margaret Un-
derwood, assistant librarian, two
women who 'have long contributed
to the cause of progress in the Ken-
tucky Mountains.
For years Miss Smithe and Mrs.
Underwood have sent them money
When a local gift shopburned recent-
ly, Miss Smithe salvaged cards of all
sorts and other materials, sending
them to the school in Caney Creek.
Books, writing materials, and clothes,
which have off and on found their way
from Ann Arbor to the Kentucky
hills, have done much to keep the
school running.
Besides just keeping the Caney

'.Announcement
On Investigation
Is Postponed
Senate Committee Fails To'
Give A Decision On The1
Postmaster Inquiry
WASHINGTON, March 4 -(R)- A
decision was postponed today by the
Senate Postoffice Committee on the
demand of Sen. Huey Long (Dem.-
La.) for an investigation of Post-
master General James A. Farley af-
ter it had received a letter from the
cabinet officer flatly denying "the
base insinuation that I have at any
time used the power and prestige of
my office for personal financial gain
or private interest."
The committee agreed to meet
again tomorrow to consider the pro-
posal for an investigation and di-
rected a subcommittee meanwhile to
study the data submitted today by
Secretary Harold L. Ickes in reply to
a senate resolution.
Farley, in his letter to the commit-
tee, answered Long's charges one by
one, and concluded with a "complete
and explicit" denial that he had used
his office for profit.
In reply to Long's charges that
he was interested in the sale of ma-I
terials to companies engaged in pub-
lic works contracts, Farley said he
had "conducted no private business
since I have occupied the position of
Postmaster General."
Prior to taking office, he said, he;
resigned as president of the General
Builders Supply Corp. and since that
time had not taken part in its man-
agement.
He added he had received no money
from this source except $525 in a
dividend on his stock,
The committee also sent a letter
to Senator Long asking him to furn-
ish by tomorrow the names of the
witnesses and the substance of the
evidence he proposed to obtain from
them.
The letter said Long, in appearing
before the committee in, executive
session today, could not "recall" the
names of the witnesses he would call.
Secretary Ickes reported to the
Senate that he had never investigated
Farley and had no record of con-
tractors, sub-contractors or those
supplying materials for projects di-
rected by other agencies of the gov-
ernment,
The Senate was told the General
Builders Supply Corp., which Sen-
ator Long said was headed by Far-
ley's brother-in-law, had been award-
ed only one contract according to
Ickes' records.
James Stewart and Co., which Long
said had been favored in bidding on
PWA projects, also had received only
one contract, the report said.

ATHENS, March 5 - (Tues-
day) -(P)- AfteW a smashing
land victory the government
rushed mine layers to Saloniti
early today to mine the harbor's
entrance and prevent any at-
tempt by the rebel fleet to put
in art the Macedional port.
This action strengthened re-
ports that the government was
determined to "smoke out" the
insurgents fleet from Souda Bay,
off Crete, and force a decisive sea
battle today.
(Copyright, 1935, by the Associated Press)
ATHENS, March 4.-Government
troops won a slashing.victory against
r'ebels in Macedonia today, driving
them back across the River Sturma,
after killing and capturing an un-
known number.
Badly armed, the rebels retreated
in terror after fire from government
machine guns, advices from Mace-
donia said.
Bullets rained into the ranks of the
fugitives as they plunged into the
river and swam for their lives to the
east bank, near Bulgaria. There the
scattered forces rallied and took up a
new position.
Government success on the naval
front also was reported.
A terrific aerial bombardment was
reported to have put the flagship of
the rebellious Greek fleet into flames
late today and the government un-
leashed fresh forces to stamp out civil
war in Macedonia and Crete.
Five planes which left with their
bomb racks loaded to capacity for a
raid on Souda Bay, rebel base in Crete,
returned to report they made two di-
rect hits on the 9,450-ton cruiser Av-.
eroff, pride of the Greek navy.
Already severely battered, the Av-
eroff was struck in the stern by the
250-pound high explosive missiles.
Flames rose high into the sky, fliers
said.
Two Speeches
To Be Gven In
Lecture Series
Two talks to be given by visiting
speakers are scheduled on the Uni-
versity Lecture Series for this week,
it was announced yesterday by Dr.
Frank E. Robbins, assistant to the
President, who is in charge of the
series.
The' first is to be given at 4:15 p.m.
today in Natural Science Auditorium,
by Prof. J. R. Katz, professor of bio-
chemistry at the University of Am-
terdam. Professor Katz, who came to
this country to hold an honorary lec-
tureship at the University. of Cornell
during the first term, will speak on
"X-ray Studies on the Swelling of
Colloids."
Professor Katz has long been noted
for his research work in the field of
colloid chemistry. He is at present
making a tour of the West and Mid-
west United States.
The second lecture during the week
will take place at the same hour
Thursday, when Dr. John B. Condliffe,
director of the economic intelligence
service of the League of Nations, will
lecture on the subject, "The Planning
of International Trade."

Rea, Sheriffs
Seek Student
Death Driver
Monroe, Local Officials
Aid Dean In Search For
Hit And Run Car
Auto With Permit
Seen To Kill Man
Authorities Expect To Get
Results From Probe In
City Today
Aided by sheriffs from Washtenaw
and Monroe counties, Dean Walter B.
Rea will begin a systematic investiga-
tion today of all student automobiles
registered with his office in an effort
to find a hit-and-run driver who
killed Ed Larrow, 51 years old, La-
salle farmer, yesterday, some distance
from Monroe.
Larrow's body was found by Mon-
roe County sheriffs some 15 miles
from the place where they began the
search. A Toledo motorist told them
that the car, which he saw strike the
man, bore a University student per-
mit tag.
According to the witness, the car
was of a light make, either a sedan
or coach.. He said it was red or mar-
oon. The body of the car was dirty
and the license obscured. He could
not see the license number, and be-
lieved the plate "might have been a
1934 one." He said he was certain
of the University permit.
Assisted by Sheriff Jacob Andres,
Dean Rea searched all day yesterday
for the owner of the death car. The
witness stated that it was damaged
where it struck Larrow, and the dean
believes that this is the evidence
needed.
Sheriff Joseph Bairley of Monroe
County telephoned Sheriff Andres last
night, stating that his men were fol-
lowing up possible clues near the scene
of the crime, and said he would arrive
in Ann Arbor with deputies sometime
this morning.
There is some disagreement in the
stories told by Monroe County sheriffs
and by the witness. The witness stated
that the car, which had the dead
man on the fender, went but a little
distance from where it struck him.
Sheriff's men say, however, that they
traced the car for'15 miles from the
place where it is believed that it struck
Larrow until they found the body,,
dumped in the ditch.
The owner of the car may or may
not be in the University now, Dean
Rea explained. He pointed out that
the search will be especially difficult
because of the fact that many stu-
dents are driving wth their 1934 per-'
mits and will continue to do so until
March 15, while others have the 1935
tags.
The car is not necessarily owned by
students living near Monroe, the dean
stated. "Any student could be driving
in that vicinity," he added.
Dean Rea emphasized that "we
hope to trace that number sometime
Tuesday."
Committee Will
Hear Testimony
Of J S.Worley
Prof. John S. Worley, head of the
transportation engineering depart-
ment and curator of the transporta-
tion library, will leave at noon today
for Washington, D. C., where he will
testify before the Senate committee

on the proposed Eastman bill.
The bill, as proposed by Joseph B.
Eastman, Federal Coordinator of
Transportation, is designed to bring
about a coordination under single
authority of all forms of transporta-
tion, including railroads, busses,
trucks, airways, and boat lines.
It further includes a complete re-
organization of the Interstate Com-
merce Commission, enlarging that
body to include 16 members, a chair-
man selected by the President and
a coordinator also appointed by the
President. The two executives thus
appointed would constitute an execu-
tive committee, and the work of the
commission would be divided into five
or six sections predicated on the va-
rious types of transportation facili-
ties included.
"While I believe that the coordina-
tion clause is a sound measure," Pro-
fessor Worley said, "I am opposed to
the reorganization plan for the simple
reason that at the present time no
one knows just what the proper form
of organization should be."
Under its present form the Com-
mission includes only 11 members,

Loses Mayoralty Race

PROF. JOHN H. MUYSKENS
Council Adopts~
Resolution Tos
Honor Huber1
National Research Group
Records 'High Esteem'
For Late Dean
The National Research Council
adopted a resolution recording "itsr
high esteem" for the late Dr. G. Carl
Huber, who until his death early thex
morning of Dec. 26, was dean of thec
Graduate School, it was announced
yesterday by Dr. Frank E. Robbins,
assistant to the President. E
This resolution was passed by the
administrative committee of the
Council at its recent meeting held onf
Feb. 16, in Washington, D. C., Dr.I
Robbins stated.i
As it was adopted, the resolution
reads:t
"WHEREAS, the National Re-
search Council has learned with deep
regret of the death of Doctor G. Carl
Huber, Professor of Anatomy, Direc-
tor of the Anatomical Laboratories,
and Dean of the Graduate School
of the University of Michigan, and a}
member of the faculty of the Uni-
versity since 1887: and1
"WHEREAS, the National Re-t
search Council recalls with full ap-
preciation the high value of the serv-
ices which Doctor Huber has gener-
ously given to the administration of
the fellowships of the Medical Fel-
lowship Board of the Council; and t
"WHEREAS, the National Re-
search Council recognizes the many3
contributions which Doctor Huber hasE
made to medicine and to medical1
education in the United States, it is
"RESOLVED, that the National Re-
search Council records it high esteem
for Doctor Huber and extends its
sympathy to the members of his fam-
ily, and directs that a copy of this
resolution be sent to Doctor Huber's;
family."
Dr. Huber died in the University
Hospital after a long period of con-
finement.
Seminar To Be
Conducted By
Dr. Southwell
A symposium in engineering me-
chanics will feature the 1935 summer
session of the Department of Me-
chanical Engineering. Special em-
phasis is to be placed on aero-dyn-
amics and aero-structures.
One of the foremost men in this
field, R. E. Southwell, Dean of Engi-
neering at Oxford University will
conduct a seminar in Structural Me-
chanics, a course designed to offer
discussion opportunities as well as to
present the latest, advances in the
field. He will also teach the Theory
of Applied Elasticity.
Dean Southwell is a fellow of the
Royal Society, the highest engineer-
ing honor in England, and he has
taught at Cambridge University as
well as at Oxford. During the War,
he was in charge of the Royal British

Mayoralty
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Race

To

Muyskens Loses

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John Conlin

Local Attorney Defeats
Professor By Margin Of
Thirty-Seven Votes
Judge Nomination
Is Won By Sample
Primaries Characterized
By Very Light Vote; No
Disturbances Reported
Prof. John H. Muyskens of the
speech department lost to John Con-
lin, local attorney, by 37 votes yes-
terday in the tense fight to win the
Democratic. mayoralty nomination.
As the vote came in ward by ward,
the two contestants rode side by side.
Professor Muyskens' defeat was not
made definitely certain until the late
results from the second ward came in.
Conlin won his greatest victory in this
ward, the vote being 97 to 64.
Professor Muyskens lost in the Uni-
versity ward, the seventh, 74 to 63..
His own ward, the third, also went
against him 75 to 44.
Sadler victorious
Prof. Walter C. Sadler of the engi-
neering college defeated William H.
Faust, former alderman, for the Re-
publican nomination for Council
president, 2,041 to 1,612. Professor
Sadler led in every ward except the
fifth, where he lost by two votes,
and the six, where he lost by 74 votes.
On the other side of the ticket,
Prof. O. W. Stephenson beat Prof. O.
J. Campbell of the English depart-
ment by the narrow margin of 377 to
310 in the race for the Democratic
nomination for president of the Coun-
cil. Professor Stephenson won his
greatest majority in the fifth ward,
which gave him 108 votes to 53 for
Professor Campbell.
Sample Reelected
The hotly contested four-cornered
fight for the Republican circuit judge'
nomination, the only issue decided
in rural Washtenaw County districts,
was won by Judge George W. Sample
by 1,094 votes from his closest rival,
William A. Laird. The totals for the
entire county are as follows: Judge
Sample, 3,518; Laird, 2,424; Jacob F.
Fahrner, 1,135; and V. E. Van Amer-
ingen, 420.
Three Republican aldermanic nom-
inees were voted in, and Democrats
voted for one. Victors in the G. O. P.
contest were R. M. -Burr from the
First Ward, Lewis C. Rhoades from
the Fourth, and Prof. Glenn L. Alt
of the engineering college from the
Seventh. The Democrat Is Oscar
Gates, who, unopposed, received five
votes in the First Ward.
The primaries here were charac-
terized by an unusually light vote, in
some wards only about half the total
number of voters turning out. The
election was rather calm, police re-
porting no disturbances in the city
yesterday.
The precinct-by-precinct results in
Ann Arbor follow:
REPUBLICAN
For president of thet Council: Ward
1 - Sadler 208, Faust 144; Ward 2-
Sadler 407, Faust 297; Ward 3 - Sad-
ler 337; Faust 182; Ward 4-Sadler
160, Faust 130; Ward 5-Sadler 49,
Faust 51; Ward 6 -Sadler 197, Faust
271; Ward 7, precinct 1 - Sadler 251,
Faust 127; Ward 7, precinct 2 -Sad-
ler 432, Faust 410. Total - Sadler
2,041, Faust 1,612.
For circuit judge: Ward 1- Sample
207, Laird 113, Van Ameringen 24,
Fahrner 40; Ward 2-Sample 244,
Laird 249, Van Ameringen 52, Fahrner
182; Ward 3 - Sample 264, Laird 148,
Van Ameringen 25, Wahrner 96; Ward
4 - Sample 190, Laird 73, Van Amer-
ingen 22, Fahrner 35; Ward 5-
Sample 38, Laird 35, Van Ameringen
3, Fahrner 27; Ward 6 - Sample 239,
Laird 180, Van Ameringen 40, Fahrner
21; Ward 7, precince 1- Sample 232,
Laird 92, Van Ameringen 32, Fahrner
35. Ward 7, precinct 2 -Sample 367,

Laird 357, Van Ameringen 74, Fahrner
67. Total - Sample 1,781, Laird 1,247,
Van Ameringen 272, Fahrner 503.
DEMOCRATIC
For Mayor: Ward 1-Conlin 29,
Muyskens 28; Ward 2- Conlin 64
Muyskens 67; Ward 3 - Conlin 75,
Muyskens 44; Ward 4-- Conlin 100,
Muyskens 83; Ward 5-Conlin 21,
Muyskens 25; Ward 6- Conlin 32,
Muyskens 18; Ward 7, precinct 1-
Conlin 26, Muyskens 22; Ward 7, pre-
cinct 2- Conlin 48, Muyskens 41.
Total - Conlin 395, Muyskens 358.
For president of council: Ward 1 -

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Old Article Traces Origins Of
Feud Between Police, Students

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A traditional background may be
found for the reputedly antagonistic
attitude of Ann Arbor policemen to-
ward students in a squabble which
took place between the two factions in
about the year 1879. It is recorded
in an undated article from the Ann
Arbor Democrat. The trouble start-
ed at the post office, which in those
days did not provide the facilities
which they do today. It was the cus-
tom for students to assemble and
file through the office between the
hours of 7 p.m. and 8 p.m. to receive
their mail.

him off to the "quay." An attempt-
ed rescue merely augmented the
number of arrests. \
"While the officers were endeavor-
ing to preserve order, they were
hooted at, and occasionally some
cowardly wretch would throw stones
at them," the Democrat records.
Eventually, under the mayor's or-
ders men of the town were mustered,
special officers were appointed, and
the college boys were driven off of the
streets, which were then patrolled
until midnight. It was arranged that
if the disturbance was resumed on

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