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The Weather

Partly cloudy to cloudy to-
day; and tomorrow with little
change in temperature.


048i1t ig a U


The New Division And
A Problemy.H.
The Tragedy Of haste.,,




New Crime
Dr. Snyder Speaks Of
New Method To Find
Gun Users
Useful In Clearing
Kynoch Shows Value Of
Wood Technology For
Crime Detection
A surprising method by which pol-
ice can tell whether or not a person
suspected of murder fired a gun was
explained yesterday at the second ses-
sion of the Institute for Law Enforce-
ment Officers by Dr. Lemoyne Sny-
der, of the Michigan department of
public health.
Nearly 125 state officials heard the
doctor tell how grains of nitrate from
the powder almost invariably become
embedded in the hand of a person
firing a revolver. "These become
embedded so, firmly that even after
several washings, they are still de-
tectable," he said.
To extract the nitrate from the
skin, Dr. Lemoyne said, melted para-
ffin is applied to the hand of the sus-
pect. The invisible particles of the
compound are embedded in the wax,
which is then pulled off, bringing the
nitrate with it.
The "reagent" used to test the
wa for nitrate is composed of dis-
tilled water, concentrated sulphuric
acid; and especially refined diphimy-
lamin, he explained. This, dropped
carefully on the paraffin, causes any
nitrate present to turn a deep violet
color, he said.
"This has a very definite value,"
declared Dr. Lemoyne, who is both a.
lawyer and physician. "It is not in-
fallible, but when it occurs, it is very
It is especially useful, he pointed
out, in determining who is and who
"1 lTit at - Also the test will
often prove whether a death resulted
from suicide or homicide, according
to Dr. Lemoyne. "If nitrate is found
on the hand of the dead person," he
asserted, "it is almost certain that
he shot himself."
An echo of the Hauptmann trial was
heard when Prof. William Kynoch of
the forestry and conservation depart-
ment talked on the "Application of
Wood Technology to Crime Detec-
tion." He described how, in the no-
torious kidnapping case, white pine
was determined by its cell structure.
National Prize
winning Plans
On EXhibition
Four University Students
Take First Place In The
Design Contest
Prize winning plans, submitted
from colleges all over the country in
a collaborative competition, including
architecture, landscape design, paint-
ing, and sculpture, sponsored by the
Association of Alumni of the Amer-
ican Academy in Rome, are now on
exhibition in the architectural school,
it was announced last night by Prof.

Emil Lorch, director.
The plans which were awarded first
prize, submitted by a group of four
students in the University, are in-
cluded in the exhibition. Rudolph
A. Mattern, '35A, architect; Donald
B. Gooch, '35Ed., painter; Jane H.
Higbie, '38A, sculptor, and Richard I.
Levin, '35, landscape designer, col-
laborated in producing the drawings
and were awarded a sum of $300 on
the excellence of the work.
The problem presented by the As-
sociation for the competition was to
design an appropriate building and
grounds for a natural science mu-
seum. The purpose of the competi-
tion was to present an opportunity for
the four associated fields to collab-
orate on a project. The entries were
judged by a committee composed of
20 outstanding representatives from
the fields of architecture, sculpture,
painting, and landscape design.
The Michigan team was assisted
in its work by Prof. Roger Bailey, of
the architectural school, and Prof.
George S. Ross, of the literary college.

Professor Slosso
Three Attitud

(Of The History Department) j
There are three attitudes toward
war on the part of those who don't
like it: national isolation, personal or
group isolation and cooperation.
The national isolationist says "Keep
away from Europe, that nasty place!
Keep out of the League, the Court,
all peace pacts and plans, all inter-
national conferences. Stay at home,
mind our own business, live on our
own resources and let the rest of the
world go to ruin as it will, if only
we can cower safe in our own locked
house." To this effect the Senate,
the Coughlinites, the Hearstites, the
Chicago Tribune, the Saturday Eve-
ning Post and Will Rogers.
The personal or group isolationist
says either "-Let my country declare
war if it will; I shall never enlist! I
am a War Resister, a Conscientious
Objector" or "If I alone can't stop
the war. I will join a club or a party
or rouse the working class or have a
students' strike or get up a big groupI
petition and stop war that way." To
this effect many of our ra'dicals, paci-
fists, socialists and communists.
The cooperationist says "None of

on Analyzes Local
es Toward War Giv
these things will suffice to stop war
or even to keep us out of its way. We B i
must use every means of joint action
possible among such men and govern-
ments as still hope for peace: the
Court, the League, security pacts, dis- State An
armament pacts and the, like; the On Re
World State itself when we can get
it. If any of these methods fail, we Get Cit
must try again, and still again, and
forever! For only on this road is hope Sample
even possible."
Asi a citizen and astastudenttof For
history I think that the first two
groups are mainly wrong and that the


's G.O.P.

New Theory
Of Universe
Is Outlined
Flexibility Of Natural Laws
Is Stressed By Professor
Arthur Compton
Freedom Vs. Law
Is Lecture Topic

Polish Swing To
France Is Shown
By Conversations

I i

d County C
publican T
y's Support


Is Chosen
Fourth Term

Negro Prowler Found
Inside Tri-Delt House

Pierre Laval Invited To
Warsaw In Connection
With MoscowTrip
Seek Modification



Methodists Hit
Coughlin, Long
And Johnson
Charge Attempt To SeizeI
Control Of Developing
Fascist Order
NEW YORK, April 2.- (P) -Father
Charles E. Coughlin and Senator Hueys
P. Long wereudescribed by the Meth-i
odist Federation for Social ServiceF
tonight as being in a race, along with1
Gen. Hugh S. Johnson, "for the lead-c
ership of our developing Fascism."
"The triangular contest in vitupera-
tion on the air between Johnson,t
Coughlin and Long was the prelim-
inary try-out in the race," said a re-f
port prepared by the Federation sec-
retaries, the. Rev. Dr. Harry F. Ward
and Miss Winifred L. Chappell. f
The report, described by the Fed-,
eration as an analysis of the programst
of Senator Long and Father Coughlin,
mentions :Gen. Johnson only to links
him, as an ally of President Roosevelt, {
in the contest.
"All three of these contestants forF
leadership of the u n a w a k e n e d
masses," the report concludes, "areE
seeking to reform and maintain the
system described by our general con-
ference as 'unethical, un-Christianr
and anti-social.'
"The profit system refuses to per-
mit itself to be regulated as Roose-
velt and Coughlin propose. Still less,
A---ranri~n l, it thp fil

hid group isentirely rhtOstich Alderman Mayer Is Only Causality Explanation Of
isolation is a blind praying to luck Y'p
that war may pass by and hit the Ann Arbor Democrat To World Abandoned By .
other fellow instead. All history shows Receive a ry
that the "innocent bystander" nation yi JOrity PyisH_ y
runs as many risks as anybody. Neu-
tral nations suffer almost as much a Voting overwhelmingly Republican Determinism, the theory that all
belligerents in a great war (if heavy with the state and county, Ann Arbor things are set between certain defi-
economic losses can cause suffering, citizens cast their ballots in large nite bounds and are infallibly deter-
and even their neutrality is insecure numbers for state as well as locals,
and will rarely be respected by the candidates Monday. mined within these limits, has failed
belligerents. I do not say that the Justices William Potter and Nelson both in science and out, Dr. Arthu,1
next great war will involve us; I mere- Sharpe, Republican candidates for re- H. Compton, renowned physicist, de-t
ly ask "How do you know it won't?' election to the state supreme court clared yesterday before nearly 600C
History is not much kinder to the bench, won easily throughout thep-lAudit-
second group of pacifists. If all state. In Washtenaw County, Justice persons in Natural Science or-
(Continued on Page 6 Potter polled 9,006 votes, and Justice ium.l
Sharpe polled 8,951. Their Demo- Speaking on "Freedom versus Law,"J
cratic rivals, Francis McDonald and in the first of this year's Henry Mar-
Anti-w ar M eet William Neithercut, received 5,300 and tin Loud lectures, Dr. Compton stated
5,051 votes respectively in this county. that recent experiments in physics
ill FeatAnn Arbor also concurred in the have led physicists to abandon the
U ur e state vote which deposed Regent Ed- casual or determined theory of the
, mund Shields in favor of his Repub- universe, and accept one of flexibil-'
Talk By Hetsko lican opponent, David Crowley. The ity.
county vote was 8,593 for Crowley, and "In this way we have progressed1
6,179 for Shields. Washtenaw voters from the philosophical view point
Prof. Robert M. Lovett To supported Regent Esther Cram, giving that all man does is based on what
! her 8,703 counters. Charles Novak, went before, and that despite all his
Be Main Speaker At The the other Democratic candidate in efforts his future is beyond his own
Conclave Tomorrow the Regent's race, was low man here, control," Dr. Compton said.
Ipolling 5,302 votes. Dr. Compton outlined the conflict i
Cyril F. Hetsko, '36L, will be the Paul V. Voelker, Democratic super- between science, religion, and philoso- :
student speaker at the anti-war meet- intendent of public instruction, was phy through the ages, tracing the fallN
ing to be held at 4 p.m. tomorrow in also defeated for reelection in the Re- of the Greek Atomists and theire
Hill Auditorium, it was announced publican landslide. Maurice Key- science. He quoted from Wetham'si
last night by the student-faculty worth, who won throughout the state "History of Science and Religion" to
committee. by a wide margin, received 8,439 votes show that their fall was brought
Hetsko will speak before the intro- in Washtenaw County to Voelker's about both through their failure to
duction of Prof. Robert Morss Lovett 5,867. outline a philosophy of life based on(
of the University of Chicago, who is Wynald Wichers, Republican who freedom and through their belief in1
the main speaker on the program. was elected to membership in the the idea that nature, including man,1
Professor Lovett's subject will be state board of education, polled 8,526 is organized on infallible laws.
"War and the Colleges." votes here. His Democratic opponent, Dr. Compton pointed out that ex-
Winifred Bell, '36, will introduce William Booker, got 5,472.
Profssod Lovett, andGeoe iL er-u The two Republicans who were re- periments conducted by Einstein and;
Professor Lovett, and George L. Aber- named to the state board of agricul- others concerning the motion of sub-
nathy, Grad., will be the chairman ofture, William Bekley and Clark atomic matter have not borne out the
the meeting. idea of inflexible natural laws, but,
The tudnt-aculy cmmiteeBrody, received 8,147 and 887 votes
The student-faculty committ respectively in Washtenaw County. rather have shown that such matter
sponsoring the gathering is composed The Democrats in the race, George has wave-like motion. This fact, he
of Abernathy and Martin Wagner, Bolling and Clarence Smith, polled explained, has led to the abandon-
Grad., co-chairman; Professors John 5,523 and 5,372 ballots respectively. ment of the idea that all matter, in-
F. Shepard of the psychology depart- The totals in the race for circuit cluding man, obeys certain fixed nat-
ment, Howard Y. McClusky of the judgeship gave the veteran Judge ural laws at all times.
educational school, Bennett Weaver George W. Sample, G.O.P. candidate, Thus the idea of freedom of deter-
of the English department, and Roy 8,731, and the Democratic aspirant, mination is entirely possible under
W. Sellars of the philosophy depart- William Murray, 0,366. This marlks such an interpretation of physical
ment; Miss Bell, William A. Babcock, the fourth time Judge Sample has facts, he stated.
Jr., '35L, Russell F. Anderson, '36, Ed- been reelected for the six-year term. Dr. Compton said that he would
ward Litchfield, '36, Eugene R. Kuhne, The amendment to the state con- develop this idea more fully in his
'35, Samuel Magduff, '37A, Patricia stitution, which received an over- second lecture, "What Determines
Woodward, '35, and Robert Johnson, whelmingly large vote in the affirma- Our Actions," to be given at 4:15 p.m.
'38. tive throughout the state, was likewise today in Natural Science Auditorium.
A student ske itheaform of an popular here. The total county poll The third lecture in the series, "In-
outdoor meeting at 11 am. tomor- was: Yes -8,497, No -4,678. Theteignenth WolofNur,
row in front of the library will be amendment provides for the counting willge given athe 8:15 p.m. in ature,
sponsored jointly by the National of tied or contested elections except Methodist aChurch . . in the First
Student League, the continuations in the case of members of the Legis- o __hodistChurc._
committee of the Michigan Youth lature, the election of whom will be7
Congress, and Adelia Cheever house, decided by a special board of can-
according to a statement last night by vassers. arour sm iP e
Leon Ovsiew, '37, member of the new- City Clerk Fred C. Perry was a two- To Be Distributed'
ly-formed committee. to-one winner, receiving 4,036 to the
Democratic Bradley's 2,018.
All incumbent. aldermen were re- The Michigan Journalist, student
, 0turned to their posts with the excep- publication of the laboratory classes
Asked tion of Arbie B. Clever, Democrat, of the journalism department, will be
Budoet Asked who was elected in the fifth ward
over Phares Winney, Republican al- printed today by the Battle Creek In-
For. derman, and Elmer C. Kapp, Repub- quirer and News, and will be available
For University lican, who scored a decisive victory for campus distribution Thursday or
.e in the third ward over Carl Esslinger, Friday, it was recently announced.
Democratic alderman. Among the articles in the paper will
LANSING, April 2. - WP) -Rep. M. Donald Mayer, Democratic alder- be a survey and discussion of the Ann
Clyde Stout, chairman of the House man from the second ward, was the Arbor boarding house situation and
ways and means committee, intro- only member of his party in Ann Ar- an interview with Prof. Lyman Lloyd
duced in the Legislature today bills bor to be given a majority. He won Bryson of Columbia Teachers College,
which would provide increased appro- I reelection by defeating Henry W. Hei- who spoke here and led the Commu-]
priations for the University of Mich- bein, Republican aspirant. nity Forum recently.
igan and Michigan State College.
Representative Stout recommended 11R oS
pared with a current appropriation of Stops Here On WayTo Detroit
$3,200,000. The state college would;
receive $1,478,609, compared with $1,-
000,000. Everything's rolling along smoothly an average speed of about ten miles
The proposed appror 'iation for for Asa Hall, 47-year-old itinerant an hour, although a rural mail carrier
M.S.C. included an item of $178,000 roller skater, who is in town taking once clocked him at 22 m.p.h. "I was
for agricultural extension work, which a rest on his jaunt from Little Rock, really knocking 'em off then," he
formerly was covered in a separate Ark., to Detroit. claimed reminiscently,
bill. Increased enrollment and higher A lirofessional roller skatet: by But since he stops all along the road
operative expenses, especially the trade and inclination, Mr. Hall esti- to chat with the farmers, ("I'll bet
greater cost of fuel, have been cited mates that in the past 16 years he I've talked with 3,000 of them," Hall
as the other reasons for the increases, has covered 87,000 miles on his skates, claims), and in addition picks up his
Although the measures were intro- besides which other distance-skaters' necessary cash by odd jobs along the
duced by Chairman Stout individually, runs from Flint to Chicago, or Chi- I way, his cross-country speed is not
they were understood to have the tacit cago to Detroit seem to him to be very high. He just takes "about a

approval of other members of the s"jist a drop in the bucket." good sized town a day," planning on
ways and means committee. Although he theoretically has a stopping between here and Detroit in
home town. Mexico. Mo he admits Ypsilanti, Wayne and Dearborn.

A member of the Tri-Delt sorority
at 718 Tappan St. reported to police
headquarters last night that a Negro
had been prowling on the second floor
of the house.
The man was discovered, according
to police officials, when one of the
members went up stairs at aout 10: 15
p.m, and encountered him in the hall-
way. He is believed to have made his
entry through an open window at the
rear of the house, and to have gotten
out at the same place. Police searched
the neighborhood but could find no
Radio Artists
Are Featured
A t Jamboree

Of Security

To Fr


Wons Head1
Beds To Be C
resh AirCamp

Acts ;

does capitalist decline perm Lne ui
fillment of the fantastic promises of
Huey Long."
. The particular issue in the "prelim-
inary try-out," says the report, copies
of which have been sent to members
of the clergy and lay members of the
Federation, "was whether Coughlin
would continue to support Roosevelt
or go to Long."
The analytical sections of the report
cited labor practices and records of
the priest and the senator against
promises made to labor in their re-
spective social justice and share-the-1
wealth programs.
Jfury Picked
In Cerwinka
Murder Trial
Judge Sample Presides
Over Hearing Opened
In Circuit Court


The all-campus jamboree, featur- 'f
ng Tony Wons and Sylvia Clark, NBC t
'adio artists, the proceeds from which t
vill go to the support of the Univer- o
ity Fresh Air Camp, was held last r
ight in Hill Auditorium.
J. Fred Lawton, '11, author of Var- v
ity and other Michigan songs, pre- p
tided over the program which wasI
ipened with a short concert give i
y the Ann Arbor High School band
nder the direction of William b
Thampion. t
Miss Sylvia Clark presented sever- s
it brief skits and impersonations and m
Tony Wons closed the program for u
he evening with an entertainment w
imilar to his programs on the radio.
The Ann Arbor High School Choru p
under the direction of Miss Juva Hig-F
ee gave the Finale from Act I of J
he Gilbert and Sullivan comic operah
"H.M.S. Pinafore." Several short
numbers were given by the Varsity
Glee Club. E
The winners of the Figurine Con-
tests were announced by J. Fred -
Lawton, and the winning name foi
the "boy on the springboard" symbolV
wes presented by Russell F. Ander-:
son, '36. The best limerick for the:
thoughts of the boy was submitted R
by David J. Winkworth, '36. Augus-
tus Lasker, '37, won the contest foi
the most tickets sold to the jamboree.
The prizes of the contests were made.
by Carleton W. Angell, University
The League trio composed of Jean
Seeley, '36, Mary Morrison, '35SM'
and Maxine Maynard, '35, sang a
group of popular numbers and Martin
J. Mol presented a humorous reading
"Casey at the Bat."
Band To Giveh
Annual Spring
Concert Today
Gershwin, Other Modern
Composers On Program;
Hirsch To Conduct
The University of Michigan Band.
composed of 80 University students.
will present a concert program at 8:15l
p.m. tonight in Hill Auditorium. Ber-i
nard Hirsch will serve as the acting
conductor in the absence of Nicholas
It has become an annual custom for
the band to present a concert every
spring. This year's program will
mark the first time the band has everi
played a program of the more modern
compositions. The repertoire will in-
clude works by Falcone, Gomez, Grofe,
Pierne, Grieg, and Gershwin. Lane
Emery will be the pianist.
Mr. Hirsch is an assistant on the
faculty of the University School of
Music, and has won distinction as a
conductor. He arranged "Rhapsody
in Blue" by Gershwin for the concert
band, which will be played during
the program tonight.
Included in the program will be
sueh well-knnwn numbers as "On the

l Duce Seeks Tr-Power
Alliance In Face Of The
German Rearmament
WARSAW, April 2. - (P) --Polish
wing away from the sphere of Ger-
ian influence apparently was pre-
aged tonight as Anglo-Polish con-
ersations were reported to have made
rogress toward modification of the
rench-sponsored Eastern security
act, which Warsaw and Berlin here-
ofore have rejected.
The seeming change in Poland's
oreign policy was further emphasized
1. the foreign office's announcement
hat Pierre Laval, French foreign
ainister, would be invited to visit
Varsaw in connection with his trip to
/oscow late this month.
In long conversations with Polish
tatesmen, Capt. Anthony Eden, Great
ritain's roving negotiator, was be-
ieved to have advanced negotiations
or the modified Eastern pact so far
hat definite proposals could be made
o Marshal Joseph Pilsudski, minister
f war and virtual dictator, at their
ngagement for tea late today.
Commenting on the decision to in-
ite Laval to Warsaw, reliable sources
ointed out that Poland thereby indi-
ated her independence of Germany's
Lately French influence here has
een greatly reduced, they observe, by
he signing of the 10-year non-aggres-
ion and friendship pact with Ger-
nany, and the taking of drastic meas-
res against French business men who
ere accused of exploiting the Fran-
o-Polish alliance for their own pur-
It was considered likely that the
opics taken up during Eden's seven
ours of conferences today - he had
ome three hours more scheduled to-
iight - included, in addition to the
Eastern understanding and the para-
nount question of Russo-Polish-Ger-
nan relations, armaments, security
lemands and the Baltic Sea,
In the course of his two-hour visit
it the foreign office, Eden was reliably
eported to have outlined his findings
n Berlin and Moscow and explained
Russia's fear of the Polish-German
A foreign office spokesman said be-
fore the conference that the reply to
his fear would be an expression of
Poland's willingness to sign the non-
.ggression pact with both her big
It was along this line, it was as-
umed, that the conferees worked to,.
levise some modification of the orig-
nal "Eastern Locarno," some ar-
:angement that would meet the Polish
lesire for a limited arrangement, take
nto account Germany's hostility to-
yard any mutual assistant clause and
oothe the Soviet's fear of attack.
(By Associated Press)
A demand that Great Britain,
France and Italy join forces in the
Face of German rearmament was-'
nade in Premier Benito Mussolini's
gaper, Il Populo d'Italia, Tuesday as
observers at Warsaw thought they
:aw Poland swinging back from Ger-
nany to France.
Belief that Polish sentiment is veer-
ing was based on reported progress
Capt. Anthony Eden, British traveling
statesman, made in inducing Poland
to accept the modified eastern secur-
ity agreement, and Poland's surprise
decision to invite Pierre Laval, French
foreign minister, to visit Warsaw when
he .oes to Moscow this month.
Another international conference
on German rearmament is in progress
at Copenhagen where foreign min-
isters of Denmark, Norway and Swed-
en gathered.
In Paris the French chamber of
deputies adjourned until May 28 after
hearing Premier Pierre Etienne Flan-
din say France must keep her military
strength at its most to oppose the
newly-armed Reich.
BERNE, April 2.--(P)--The Swiss

government steadfastly determined
today to uphold sovereign rights in de-
manding the return from Germany of
Berthold Jacob, kidnaped anti-Nazi

The trial of Mrs. Celia Cerwinka'
charged with being an accomplice in
the murder of her husband, MikeCer-
winka, last November, started yester-
day in the circuit court with the
drawing of a jury and the hearing of
the first witnesses.
In his opening statement Prosecut-
ing Attorney Albert J. Rapp stated his
intention of proving that Mrs. Cer-
winka conspired with George I. Haw-
ley, Jr., to murder her husband.1
Hawley, who is serving a life term'
for murder, was in the court room
waiting his turn to testify for the
The 'first witnesses called were'
Coroner Edwin C. Ganzhorn and Dr.
Stacey S. Howard who performed the
autopsy. Phillip Cerwinka, brother
of the murdered man and Mrs. Rose


COLUMBUS, O.. April 2.-(/P)-Ten

he hasn't been there for many years,
and as a matter of fact hasn't been

days after he was discharged as chief in one town for more than three
of the State Liquor Enforcement Di- months since a roller skating com-
_.- r. A_ - J , - -- , -- , _ __ n v in m'hm t mn a rnm frmm

When he gets there he plans to
stap about a week, but then he will
take to the road again for the 750-
mile run to Washington, D.C. After
I that he isn't just sure of his plans.

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