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THE MICHIGAN DAILY

SUNDAY, MARCH 31. 1935

Announce Near What Is The National Student League?
Ticket Sell-Out SsMs
StatisticalAnalysts Makes A Reply
For Jamboree
By GUY M. WHIPPLE, JR. bers in 250 chapters on as many cam- 1tudent League has no connection
Tony Wons, Sylvia Clark This school year has brought the puses. Each of these chapters has with any political party, it should
TO Head Program iven Michigan chapter of the National fundamentally the same aims. The be borne in mind that it has, how-
Student League irto the eye of town Michigan chapter expresses its aims ever, the publicly expressed support
In Hill Auditorium and gown as never before. as follows: of the Communist Party of the
First there was the Willis Ward- Academic Freedom U.S.A. Earl Browder. general se^-
A near sell-out of tickets for the Georgia Tech case, in which the Na- It will work for the reduction of retary of the C.P.U.S.A., has af-
annual all-campus Jamboree was re- tional Student League chapter here tuition fees and a free college in every IlL med that his organization is "in
ported last night by John H. Jeffries, played a prominent role. Naturally city of over 100,000. The drive for sympathy" with the N.S.L. and that it
'37, chairman of the committee in the campus and the general public, reduction of fees has free tuition as its agiees substantially with is program.
charge of the program. All the pro- too, began to speculate interestedly end. Geographically the nail can be
ceeds of the Jamboree will go to the on the aims and methods of the or- It will attempt to gain (or to pre- struck squarely on the head. As a
support of the University Fresh Air ganization. serve) "academic freedom" fo of, all whole, the University of Michigan
Camp. Following the Ward episode came students and instructors. is composed to the extent of 62.8 per
J. Fred Lawton, '11, Detroit, will 4 the League's campaign for its own The chapter will strive for the abol- cent of students listing Michigan as
again be master of ceremonies and method of student self-government. ition of the Reserve Officers Train- their residence. The National Stu-
Tony Wons, philosopher and humor- Then, of course, recently there can ing Corps. Also, as a corollary, there dent League chapter here draws but
[st, and Sylvia Clark, impersonator, be cited the John Strachey case and is to be a concerted attack on Fascism 49.5 per cent of its membership from
will head the program, the proposed April 4 anti-war strike and fascist tendencies. the state.
Wons is well known for his "House which is intimately connected with An attempt is to be constantly car Students from the eastern indus-
by the Side of the Road" radio broad- the visit to Ann Arbor of Serril Ger- rned on to attain "full socitand v trial states of New York, New Jersey,
cast and for his radio scrapbook, ber, militant anti-war organizer and litical equality" for Negrees and Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, and
vhich is made up of poems and other delegate to the World Student Con- "other racial minorities." Maryland compose 15.7 per cent of
>riginal bits of "homey" philosophy. gress Against War and Fascism. the total enrollment. Yet 48.7 per
Miss Clark. NBC radio star, is noted i m 'r Qa, The chapter supports unemploy-jetTf h Nt , .t '

Hitler Leads Gian Arms Display

a t'ley Names
Postmasters
For Miehitran
Patronage Fight Ends; 76
Are Given Federal Ap-
pointments
DETROIT, March' 30 --AP)-The
political log-jam which blocked Mich-
igan Democrats out of Federal jobs
for the past two years blew up today
and sent a tidal wave of patronage
rclling cut across the state for 58
pcstmasters and 18 acting postmas-
ters.
Pcstmaster General James Far-
ley in Washington announced the
wholesale distribution of post office
jobs, but the Democratic party pow-
er in Michigan acknowledged that
Frank Murphy, governor-general of
the Philippines, had paved the way
for the patronage by harmonizing
some of the discordant elements in
the party.
George Burke of Ann Arbor, who
was among the party leaders aiding
Murphy in procuring Federal ap-
point mcnts for Michigan, readily ac-
.rOwledged the powerful influence
that Murphy had brought to bear on
the patronage situation while visiting
Washington in the interests of the
new Philippine commonwealth gov-
ernment.
"I am coni.dent that complete har-
mony now prevails ini the party," said
Burke,'X "and Prank Murphy was un-
doubtedly the chief factor in bring-
ing the paronage negotiations to a
successful conclusion."
Burke said he believed the appoint-
ment. of the 53 postmasters was the
Strer nner of other appointments
.ih:m hm are long over-
amon the Federal jobs ex-
S o be id .oon with Demo-
.: I oethe collector of
1-~c, cof internal revenue,
all in Detroit.

ment insurance as an aid in keeping
poor students in school by securing
financial compensation for parents
during unemployment crises.
These are all the aims of the Na-
tional Student League chapter onf
the Michigan campus. The reader
will note that there is no mention of
politics, of Communism, of dictator-
ship, or of affiliation with a "subver-
sive"group which might be subsidiz-
ing it, However, those who say that
the N.S.L. here is "communistic" are
not entirely wrong.
For there are many Communists,
with a capital "C" or a small "c," in
the organization. Some of these are
"from the East," some-are not. There
are Socialists in the organization.
There are dissident radicals of all
types in the N.S.L. There are somea
who are not radicals. It has been
foumd impossible to statistically eval-
uate the political makeup of theI
League here. Certainly it could not
be denied by an honest member of
the League that the group is pre-
dominantly. "radical" in membership,
although this is not to say that the
organization proper is necessarilyc
"radical."t
When it is stated that the National

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Michigan chapter hails from these
states. The proper value of these
figures, or the proper stress to lay on
them, is left to the individual inter-
preter.
N.S.L. Governing Body
The N.S.L. is governed here by a
six-member executive committee.
They are, of course, pledged to carry
out the League's program to the best
of their ability. Of the six, three are
from Michigan (Ann Arbor, Detroit,
and Flint) and the others name as
their home states Alabama, New Jer-
sey, and New York.
The organization has a total of "ap-
proximately 45" paying members.
No one, as far as can be ascer-
tained, has ever produced a bit of evi-
dence that the organization is sub-
sidized by "agents" of Russia, or any
other "agents."
The N.S.L. "takes up" cases involv-
ing Ward, Strachey, student govern-
ment, and war because it sees, cor-
rectly or erroneously, that its five-
point program is involved.
These are the "facts" on the N.S.L.
chapter here, as correctly as they
can be obtained. It is for the campus
o draw its own conclusions.

-Associa ted Press PI oto.
This picture, rushed from Berlin, provides a striking view of Ger.in
military leaders as they paraded during the huge demonstration held
after Chancellor Adolf Hitler startled the world with his armament plans.
Front row, left to right: Marshal August Mackensen, Hitler and )'r
of Defense Werner von Blomberg. Back of them are Premier herma
Goering (center) and Admiral Raeder (right).

ice with sermcn by Rev. Fred Cowin, Dr. Holbrook Working, Economist of the pro-a'am, which will begin at 8
minister. the Food Research Institute, Leland o'clock. There will be a short skit,
All friends and members of the Stanford University. and Visiting and Mi s lelen Wilson will sing.
guild are cordially invited to keep Professor of Economics at the Uni-
these appointments. The 6:30 serv- versity of Michigan. 'He will talk Transportation Club: M e e t i n g
ice will be especially attractive to on "Quantitative Studies of Com- Tuesday, April 2, 7:30 p.m., Michi-
those who enjoy group singing, modity Prices." i gan Union.
Firt Baptist Church: Roger Wil- Junior Research Club: R e g u 1 a r Phi Epsil .n Kappa business meet-
liams Guild. 10:45 Mr. Sayles will meeting will be held Tuesday, April ing, Monday, April 1, 7:30 p.m., room
speak on "Jesus' Last Discourse." 2, 7:30 p.m., Room 2082 N.S. Pro- posted, Michigan Union. All mem-!
12:00 noon - Students meet at fessor Armand J. Eardley of the De-I bers are urged to be present for elec-
Guild House. Professor Raymond partment of Geology will speak on .ion of officers.
Hoekstra will give the address on "Great Salt Lake and its Sediments,"1
'Religion and Values." A cordial in- and Dr Reuben Kahn, Director of the Adelphi House of Representatives
vitation to all interested students to Clinical Laboratories, will speak on will meet Tuesday, April 2, 7:30 p.m.
come. Refreshments, social hour and "The Defensive Function of the The'e will be a discussion of the prop-
di.Body." osition: Resolved, That the several
states should completely abolish the
Lutheran Student Club will hold Graduate Education Club: Meeting various forms of parole. All members
its last meeting before Spring vaca- on Monday, April 1, 7:10 p.m., Uni- should be present.
tion this evening. This will also be versity Elementary School Library.
the last discussion meeting. Research studies will be reported by Stanley Chorus: Any women inter-
Rupert L. Cortright on "Comprehen- ested in joining the Stanley Chorus
Unitarian Church: 5:15 P. m. - sion and Retention of Information are urged to try out at the League,
Family Service with the children's Presented Over the Radio," and F. E. Tuesday, April 2, from 3 to 5:30. The
choir. Buffet supper after the service. Lord on "Special Orientation of Chil- room will be posted.
7:30 p.m.-Liberal Students' Un- dren."

Tuesday, April 2. Tony Wons and
Sylvia Clark will be featured, on the
program. Tickets at the Union, Lane
Hall, League, campus stores, and
from students on the campus.
Mimes important meeting, election
of officers, Monday, 4 p.m., Room 302
Union.
Tuesday Afternoon Play Reading;
Section, Faculty Women's Club: The
section will meet Tuesday, April 2,
2:15 p.m., in Alumnae Room of the
Michigan League.
Monday Evening Drama Section
will meet Monday, April 1, 7:45 with
lrs. John Bugher, 1403 Cedar Bend
Dr. Mr's. H. B. Rothbar t, Mrs. C. B.
Pierce, and Mrs R. R. Coursey will as-
sist the hostess.
TO DISCUSS CHINESE ART
Miss Ruth Merrick will address the
meeting for the Ann Arbor junior
branch of the American AssociationI
of Universitsy Women to be held at tle
League Wednesday. Her subject will'
be "The Charm of Chinese Design."

Alumn Cru
SMeet Hete I ty
Announcement of pl i Jfoi -
Seventh Annual Ali, Cc
of the School of Bsn: -
tion to be held May 11 wa. made
yesterday by Prof. Dudley M. Phelps
of the School of Business Administra-
tion.
According to prese plOns { ( con-
ference will consist of ,'i all-day
meeting. Beginning at 9 tm. thre
general talks on ace ung finance,
and marketing will b o h'a:, follhed
by roun tabl iS'U'2 s in each
of these three fiec .
Dean Clare E. Grili n J I ehoSchool
of Business Administratn and sev-
eral prominent alumni will address
the luncheon meeting. R is intended
to have a nationally-known business
executive speak at the banquet to be
held the same night.
The meeting last year was attended
by 125 alumni, an even greater at-
tendance is expected this year.

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Aeronautical Engineers' Division
A.S.M.E.: There will be a meeting
Monday, April 1, Michigan Union,
7:30 p.m. Papers will be presented
by members of the organization
which have proven very entertaining
when given before.
Women's Research Club: Regular
meeting on April 1, Room 3024 Mu-
seums Building, 7:30 p.m. Dr. Mar-
ianna Smalley is to be the spoaker.
Luncheon for Graduat2 Students:
Wednesday, April 3, the Russian Tea
Room, Michigan League Building.
Cafeteria service. Dr. Randolph G.
Adams, Director of the William L.
Clements Library of American His-
tory, will speak informally on "Hob-
bies"

Stanley Chorus: Important rehear-
sal Wednesday evening, April 3, at
7:15 sharp. Anyone not present at
this meeting will automatically be
dropped from the club.
University of Michigan Radio Club
meets Monday, 7:30 p.m., Room 319
Michigan Union. Mr. R. M. Whitmer,
formerly of the Bell Telephone Lab-
oratories, will talk on Trans-Atlantic
Radio Telephone Service.
Crop and Saddle Riding Club: Try-
outs for experienced riders wishing
to become membars of this organiza-
tion will be held on Wednesday,
April 3, at the Fairgrounds. Meet
at Barbour Gymnasium at 3:30.
Transportation free; a small fee will
be charged for your mount.
All-Campus Jamboree, sponsored
by the Student Christian Association
for 'the benefit of the University of
Michigan Fresh Air Camp, will be
held in Hill Auditorium at 8 p.m.,

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