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The Weather
Partly cloudy today and to-
morrow; slightly warmer to-


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Rebuke For Childish Action...
Doubling One's Efficiency .. .
Clean-Up Week For Ann
Arbor .. .



Lose Opening Conference
Game, 3-2; Regeczi Gets
Michigan'sOnly Hit
Patehin Goes Whole
Game Against Peters
All 'M' Runs Scored On
Walks; Ohio Scores On
Triple And Error
COLUMBUS, Ohio, April 19 -(Spe-
cial)-University of Michigan's base-
ball team lost its opening Big Ten
game to Ohio State here today, 3 to
2, narrowly escaping a hit-less per-
formance when John Regeezi singled
off Peters in the ninth inning.
The game was a pitcher's battle
throughout. While Peters was trying
to hurl his way into baseball's hall
of fame, Art Patchim went the route
for the Wolverines, and allowed only
five hits. But for two passes issued
to Clayt Paulson, the Buckeye hurler
would have had a shut-out victory.
Both Michigan runs were the result
of walks, while Ohio scored with
base hits.
Coach Stahl's men opened the
scoring in the first inning, pushing
across two runs with two hits and an
error. With two men down, Wikel
singled. Clawson, who for the past
two years has taken a liking to Patch-
in's pitches, then slammed out a
triple, scoring the first counter. He
himself then scored on an error by
Jack Teitlebaum.
Michigan countered in the fifth
with a run. Clayt Paulson walked,
stole second, went to third on a passed
ball, and scored on Regeczi's fly.
Ohio came back in the same in-
ning, however, to add another tally.
Mosier doubled and Peters won his
own ball game by driving in what
proved to be the winning run with a
In the ninth, Paulson walked, went
to second on Oliver's out, and scored
on Regecz's aforementioned hit,
which, while not affecting the out-
come of the contest, cost Peters a no-

Sellars Says Red Experiment
In United States Is Unlikely

Lower House
Security Bill

"It is very unlikely that the Rus-
sian development can be repeated in
the West," Prof. Roy W. Sellars of the
philosophy department 'declared in
an interview yesterday.
"Russia had a small middle class,"
he explained, "a strong political rev-
olutionary tradition owing to the de-
fect of "Tsarism, and the prestige of
the rulingclass'had vanished. Con-
ditions are not the same in the United
States where a large middle class pre-
"Fascism is more probable in Amer-
ica," Professor Sellars said. He crit-
icized democracy. as having "largely
ignored fundamntal questions. Dem-
ocracy," he declared, "is unduly op-
timistic and follows a traditional lais-
sez-faire philosophy."
However, the political philosopher
asserted that "America, together with
England, France, and the Scandina-
vian countries, is the hope of democ-
racy today." In the case of the United
States, he said, this is because of the
"great elasticity" we give it. As an
example, he cited the "great delega-
tion of power" given to President

Professor Sellars, in pointing out
the intense nationalistic policies in the
present day political philosophies on
the world scene, criticized the Ver-
sailles treaty because "it is not con-
structive and expresses the desires of
the allies only." Since the treaty's
ratification, he stated, "the whole ef-
fort has been to maintain the status
Professor Sellars is of the opinion
that "statesmanship in Europe failed
in the Treaty of Versailles and ever
since." He called the 17 years since
the end of the World War "lost," and
declared that "the German Republic
was not given a chance."
Viewing the crisis abroad, he stated
that what confronts Europe is a "con-
dition of international anarchy, tem-
pered by log-rolling and compro-
Professor Sellars declared that "the
powers of Europe should concede
justice to Germany, not because of
her threats, but because of moral
principals, based on just equality."
He explained that the difficulty lies in
the fact that a present concession
might be interpreted by Hitler as a
concession to Germany's power, an
!Continued on Page 61

All Ideas Suggested
Roosevelt Message
Embodied In Act
Funds To Be Used


hit game.
Ford, 3b
Lerner, rf.
Rudness, cf
Paulson, 2b
Oliver, lb
Regeczi, if
Williams, c
Patchin, p

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2 0
3 0
1 2
3 0
4 0
ss . .. .3 0
4 0
2 0



Dye, ss .......
Prosenjak, rf
Wikel, 3b.....
Clawson, 2b ...
McAfee, .lb
Hamilton, If
Blue, cf .......
Mosier, c ......
Peters, p ......

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27 3 5 27



City Churches
T o Celebrate
Easter Sunday
"Why Immortality?' Will
Be Subject Of Sermon
By Dr. Brashares
Special services will be offered by
the churches of this city tomorrow
in commemoration of Easter Sunday,
and student religious organizations
are planning to. observe the occasion
with a number of appropriate pro-
Dr. C. W. Brashares, of the Metho-
dist Episcopal church, has chosen the
topic, "Why Immortality?" as the
subject for his Easter sermon, which
will be deliveied at 8 and 10:30 a.m.
The Wesleyan Guild, of the Metho-
dist Episcopal church, will offer a
"special sunrise service in the church
auditorium at 6 a.m. Members of
Kappa Phi, Methodist sorority, are
in charge of the program, which will
consist of a portrayal of "Christ's
Last Week On Earth" with music and
readings. At 7 and 9 a.m. Kappa Phi
will serve Easter breakfast at Stalker
Hall for all those wishing to attend.
"Life After Life" will be the sub-
ject of the Rev. Dr. William P. Lem-'
on at the 10:45 a.m. service of the
First Presbyterian church. Easter
breakfact will be served for the Tuxis
Society in the Church House at 6:30
a.m., with Miss Kathryn Steiner lead-
ing the devotions. Margaret Brack-
ett, '37, and David Lemon will lead .
the devotional services for the Young
People's Society breakfast which will
be held at 8:30 a.m.
The Congregational Church Easter
Service will consist of a discussion of
"Intimations of Immortality" by Mr.
Allison Heaps, and special music by
the string trio and the double quartet
at 10:30 a.m. A Student Fellowship
Supper, to be followed by a musical
program by the Symphony Orchestra,
under the leadership of Thor Johnson,
Grad.SM, will take place at 6 p.m.
The Rev. R. Edward Sayles, pastor
of the First Baptist Church, has
chosen the topic, "This Is Life Eter-
nal," for the morning worship at 10:30
o'clock. Special Easter music will be
presented under the direction of Prof.
E. William Doty, organist and choir
"Jesus in the Garden" has been se-
lected as an appropriate topic by the
Rev. David A. Blake, pastor of the
Bethel A.M.E. Church, for the 11 a.m.

University Campus
To Be Background
For College Movie
If you go to the movies in the near
future and happen to see some of
your friends doing thrilling love
scenes on familiar spots on the camp-
us projected on the screen, don't be
For next week the production of a
romance with the University campus
as a background will be started by
a Detroit moving picture film.
Scenes taken in the stadium, such
as the band goipg through its maneu-
vers and students singing and cheer-
ing after a fottball game, will be
sprinkled throughout the movie.
The plot centers around a collegian
who falls in love with every pretty
face and comely figure that he sees.
Tryouts for the roles in the pro-
duction has been tentatively set for
Tuesday in Morris Hall unless further
announcement is made.
Two Fraternity
Men Reinstated
By Iowa Dean
IOWA CITY, April 19.-(P)-
Abe Beechen of Sioux City, and Irv-
ing Lewis of Chicago, two of the 23
members of the Phi Beta Delta fra-
ternity indefinitely suspended from
the University of Iowa for "maintaint
ing a disorderly house" were rein-
stated tonight.
The action was announced by Presi-
dent Eugene A. Gilmore, who said it
was taken upon the recommendation
of Robert E. Rienow, dean of men.
Beechen and Lewis were among
seven fraternity members who ap-
plied for reinstatement. Others have
left Iowa City.
President Gilmore's statement said,
"all other applications were denied at
this time," but declined to comment
on possible future action by Dean
Rienow,or the disicpline board.
Reinstatement will be effective fol-
lowing the Easter vacation, April 23.
Lewis is a sophomore in the college
of liberal arts, and Beechen a liberal
arts freshman.
NEW YORK, April 19 -P)-Ed-
ward Morton McIlvain, 71 years old,
a former president of the Bethlehem
Steel Co., is dead.

For Financial Aid
Session Is Marked By Little
Fighting As Democrats
Mass Votes
WASHINGTON, April 19.-(P) -
The Social Security bill, designed
eventually to levy upward of $2,783,-
200,000 in new taxes and in return
give financial aid to the aged, jobless,
children and mothers, was rammed1
through the House today by the over-
powering Democratic majority.
The final roll call - 372 for and1
only 33 against --ended two days less
than three months of rough and
tumble dispute. Among those voting
against the bill was Rep. Clare Hoff-
man, (Rep., Mich. Indications were
that more word-battering was in
store for the measure in the Senate.
As approved by the House, the bill
embodied everything outlined in the
President's message Jan. 17. At that,
time he suggested the "establishment
of sound means toward a greater fu-
ture economic security of the Amer-
ican people."
Little Serios Fighting
Many Republicans, who had sought
to strip the bill of its new taxes, were
forced - to prevent "political suicide,"
they said privately -to vote for the
whole measure.
In contrastto yesterday when the
Democratic machine smothered the
liberalizing Townsend, Lundeen, Pope,
Greenway and other plans, as well as
Republican protests of "unconstitu-
tionality," there was little serious'
fighting today. Only 16 amendments
were proposed and only one, which'
had the approval of the Democratic
ways and means committee, was
adopted. It was not significant.
As the final vote approached, Rep.
James W. Mott, (Rep., Oregon), chid-
ingly complimented the Democratic
chiefs who had put the bill through
without a single change not accepted
by the leaders.
"I have never seen a machine so
well oiled," he said.
Loud yells and applause from the
Democratic side answered.
Provisions of Bill
In the form in which it passed the
House, the bill would:
1. Authorize an appropriation of
$49,750,000 next fiscal year, and as
much as was necessary. thereafter,
for grants to states which pay pen-
sions to persons who have reached
65. The Federal contribution, on a
dollar - for - dollar matching basis,
would be limited to $15.
2. Levy taxes, beginning Jan. 1,
1937, on payrolls and incomes for
repayment to workers as annuities
after they reach 65. The taxes start
at 1 per cent each on employee and
employer and rise % per cent a year
every three years to 3 per cent each
in and after 1949.
3. Put a tax on the payrolls of all
employers with 10 or more workers.
That would start at 1 per cent on Jan.
1, 1936, and increase to 3 per cent
Jan. 1, 1938. From this Federal tax,
an employer could deduct up to 90
per cent of what he had paid to a state
unemployment insurance fund,but
expenditure of the money would be
left almost entirely up to the states.
4. Make jsmaler , appropriations
for Federal aid to states which give
assistance to dependent and crippled
children, to mothers, and to persons
injured in industry.
5. Auhorize additional expendi-
tures for public health work.
Actuaries estimated that the tax
for old-age annuities would be $560,-
200,000 in 1938, and increase gradually
to $1,877,200,000 in 1950. They cal-
culated that the unemployment in-
surance levy would bring in $501,000,-
000 in 1938 and $906,000,000 in 1950.
Former Student Is
Declared Insane
DIXON, Ill., April 19.-- UP) - Har-
old Sims. an attorney, and former star

swimmer and wrestler at University of
Michigan, went suddenly insane today
in directing the defense of Charles
Skinner, 43 year old poet, on trial for
the murder of Olive Derwent, 17.
Sims was a graduate of the Mich-
igan law school in 1932, according to
his father. Since his graduation he
has been practicing law here.-
Young Sims, whose mind apparently
cracked under the strain of the trial,
broke up the furnishings of his board-

World Awaits
Nazi Reply To
League Action
Hitler May Voice Views
On Geneva Rebuke To
Birtbday Crowds
Litvinoff Troubles
French Statesmen
Italy Desires Restoration
Of Austrian Hapsburgs
To Block Pact
BERLIN, April 19. - () - While
Europe tensely awaited Adolf Hitler's
reaction to League of Nations con-
demnation of Germany's rearmament,
the Reich today made ready to cele-
brate the leader's forty-sixth birth-
day tomorrow with typical Nazi fervor.
An inkling of the course upon which
he has decided at secret conferences
at Munich and in the Bavarian moun-
tains was expected to be given in
Propaganda Minister Paul Joseph
Goebbels' radio address at noon to-
While the fiery little Goebbels os-
tensibly will devote his ten-minute
speech on "Hitler as the private man,"
to an elaborate eulogy of the Fuehrer
observers deemed it likely that he
would hint at the Reich's course in
the face of the Geneva's action.
A propaganda ministry official said
tonight that the Chancellor would
spend his birthday at hard work on
the international situation.
May Express Views
The spokesman said Hitler himself
was not scheduled to make any public
address tomorrow since has not pre-
pared. Because his birthday will fur-
nish the occasion for huge public dem-
onstrations, however, some quarters
believed it not unlikely that the Chan-
cellor might at the last minute seize
the opportunity to express his views
on the Geneva development.
iPreparations for the birthday cele-.
bration were elaborate. Employers
were instructed to give their em-
ployees time off to allow them to at-
tend the ceremonies. Church bells
will ring throughout the land, flags
will bedeck almost every window in
the country and stores will display
photographs of the former house
painter who, since his last birthday,
has become the most absolute ruler
of a great nation in modern times.
11 Duce Favors Monarchists
ROME, April 19. -- (A) - "A cordial
colloquy of more than an hour" be-
tween Benito Mussolini and Prince
von Starhemberg, Europe's chief ex-
ponents of Fascism, today served to
emphasize official Italy's growing sen-
timent for restoration of the Haps-
burg dynasty in Austria.
Von Starhemberg, handsome, youth-
ful vice chancellor of Austria, leader
of the 100,000-strong Fascist Heim-
wehr and stanch monarchist, talked
to Il Duce, it was learned, about the
Hapsburgs, Austria's rearmament and
the forthcoming Danubian conference
in Rome.
It is freely conceded here that Ital-
ian officialdom looks upon eventual
restoration of the monarchy in little
Austria as the only means of staving
off permanently Austria's union with
Germany. Austrian circles said to-
night, however, that Von Starhem-
berg's report on prospects for an im-
mediate restoration was not entirely
Austria alone, without Hungary,
would not be sufficient domain for
the Hapsburgs, he was reported as
saying, and the trend of recent Hun-
garian elections was deemed unfa-
vorable to the monarchy.

For University
Before House
Ruthiven Protests Slashed
Budget In Letter T o
Governor Fitzgerald
LANSING, April 19--(4)--The
biennium appropriation for the Uni-
versity of Michigan, cut $1,100,000 a
year in the recommendations of the
house ways and means committee, is
now before the house and will come
up for the third reading next Wed-
nesday or Thursday.
The University appropriation, along
with other appropriation bills, was
sent to the House Thursday. Under
a house rule it cannot come up for
third reading before five days have
elapsed after being reported out by
the committee.
The proposal of the ways and means
committee of the House to drastically
slash the University's appropriation
would constitute "one of the greatest
blows" in the histor.y of this institu-
tion, President Alexander G. Ruthven
told Governor Fitzgerald in a letter
which was received at Lansing yes-
President Ruthven advanced the
contention that, if the proposed ap-
propriation is adopted, the University
will be seriously hampered.
The original appropriation measure
was amended Wednesday in the House
committee to give the University an
annual budget of $2,700,000 instead of
the $3,800,000 which was provided for
in the bill as it was first introduced.
The income of the University for
the past two years has been approxi-
mately $4,000,000 per year-$3,200,000
from the state and the other $800,-
000 from reserves, which were mostly
unpaid hospital bills owed the Univer-,
sity Hospital by the various counties
of the state.
Sadler Names
For Committee
Prof. Walter C. Sadler of the engi-
neering college, new president of the
common counil, who assumed his
duties Monday, announced appoint-
ments this week to the standing com-
mittee for the coming year.
Prof. Roger L. Morrison, also of the
engineering college, who was elected
to the council in the April vote and
who has on various occasions aided
Ann Arbor in its traffic problems, has
been appointed by Professor Sadler
to head the traffic committee.
Prof. Glenn Alt, another member
of the College of Engineering faculty,
who also assumed his duties at the
council meeting Monday, has bee
named chairman of the sewer com-
Professor Sadler, who was absent
from the inauguration ceremonies of
other city official, held during Spring
Vacation, on account of illness, wa
sworn in later by City Clerk Fred C.

Sponsor Strikes Out
Of Bill, Leaving
One Clause

Signs Baldwin Bill;
Proposal. Modified

LANSING, April 19 -( )- In the
presence of high officials of the Mich-
igan department of the American
Legion, Governor Fitzgerald signed
the Baldwin bill today requiring in-
structors in all institutions of higher
learning to subsc'ribe to an oath of
allegiance to the constitution.
Penalties for failure to comply with
the new statute would bring a remov-
al of the appropriation for state-sub-
ported institutions. Tax exemption
would be removed for private colleges.
Although the Legislature gave the
new law immediate effect, provisions
of the act need not be enforced until
Oct. 1.
Lester O. Moody, of Port Huron,
state commander of the American
Legion, and Walter F. Reynolds, of
Detroit, chairman of the subversive
activities committee of the Legion,
witnessed the governor's signature
on the new act.
The Legion officials then went to
the Senate where Sen. Joseph A. Bald-
win, Republican, Albion, sponsor of
anti-communism legislation, attempt-
d to push through another bill mak-
ing it a felony to advocate the over-
throw of government. Baldwin with-
drew his attempt however, when he
learned that a dozen senators were
LANSING, April 19-(P)-The anti-
lomfiunism bill, sponsored jointly by
3enators Joseph Baldwin and Miller
Dunckel, was stripped of most of its
subject matter in the Senate today
after the governor had signed a.com-
arison measure by Senator Bald-
vin requiring college instructors to
;wear allegiance to the United States.
Senator Baldwin offered an amend-
nent that struck out most of the
anti-communism bill, leaving only
the clause prohibiting appeals for the
>verthrow of the government and
Denying the ballot to political parties
advocating such overthrow,
Baldwin explained that much of
,he bill was duplicated by his own
neasure, and said any other points
-ot covered in either bill could be
taken up in a separate measure.
The anti-communism bill and the
3aldwin amendment were passed over
or the day without action, but it is
3xpected the Senate will follow Bald-
yin's recommendations.

Legion Notables Witness
Signing Of Allegiance
Act By Fitzgerald
Anti-Red Measure
Stripped Of Content


Score by innings:
Michigan .............000 010 001
Ohio .................200 010 000
Two base hits - Mosier. Three
base hit - Clawson.rStolen bases,
Lerner, Paulson. Struck out - By
Peters 2, Patchin 6. Bases on balls,
by Peters 8, Patchin 2. Wild pitch,
Peters. Passed balls - Mosier. Hit
by pitcher - Peters 1.
Foley Addresses
Real Estate Board
Raymond H. Foley, state director of
the Federal Housing Administration,
spoke yesterday afternoon before a
meeting of the Ann Arbor Real Es-
tate Board.
Mr. Foley described to the Ann Ar-
bor group the possibilities of theTed-
eral -HousingAct as applied to this
city. He stressed the stimulation of
new home construction,moderniza-
tion and refinancing on the industry
of the town.
Outlining the work that this or-
ganization has accomplished during
the past months, Mr. Foley pointed
out the change in financing that has
become possible in home construction.
The old mortgage system has been
greatly modified and new homes have
been made a much more accessible
commodity than formerly.
In addition to his speech at the
meeting, Mr. Foley gave the real
estate dealers information that they

Shakespearean Collection Is In
Display Cases Of Main Library

Students Will Participate In
Municipal Airport Open House

Eleven Michigan students are ex-
pected to participate in the air show1
which is to feature the spring Open'
House at the Ann Arbor Municipal
Airport tomorrow.
Prof. Waldo M. Abbot, director of
the campus broadcasting studios, will
announce the events, which include
a parachute jump by Eugene Richard-
son, manager of the field, and various
contests of flying skill.
Two women students who are
among those participating in the con-
tests, are Laura May Brunton, part-
time student from Bozeman, Mont.,
who has a private license; and Dor-
othy Carpenter, Grad., from Laconia,
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licenses will engage in a bomb-drop-
ping contest, in which they will at-'
tempt to drop bags of lime within a
circle on the ground; and those with
an amateur license or less will partici-
pate in a spot landing contest, in
which they will make three point
landings as close as possible to a given
The air show is a continuation of a
series, of which three have already
been staged. More than 30 students
of the University, it was estimated, are
at present learning to fly at the air-
port and will be sufficiently advanced
to enter contests to be held this sum-
Richardson, who is making the ex-

The latest display in the corridor
cases of the main library arranged
by Miss Ella M. Hymans, curator of
rare books, features the McMillan
Shakespearean collection, a group of
books purchased with funds given the
library by former Senator James B.
McMillan, of Detroit.
Only the rarer and more interest-
ing items of the, collection are on
display as the entire group consists
of over 8,000 pieces. Of these 6,525
were purchased in 1885 underrthe
supervision and direction of Prof.
Demmon. Many others have been
added during the succeeding years by
various Shakespearean experts.
Perhaps most interesting of the
items on display are the numerous
examples of rewriting and altera-
tion of the Shakespeare's famous
works. Few of the plays escaped

in the possession of the University.
One of the rarer pieces is the Restora-
tion quarto of "Hamlet," only six
copies of which are known to be in
existence. The edition is character-
ized bythe "fivetlinesimprint."
In the case of translations are rep-
resentative imprints from the major-
ity of the principal languages and
countries. There are copies of the
Wuland German edition of 1765, the
first translation into any foreign
language, the first Dutch translation
of 1778, Le Tourneur's French edi-
tion also of 1778, an Italian edition
of 1847, a more modern Latin trans-
lation, a Greek edition from Athens
in 1886, a Portuguese edition from
Lisbon in 1877, an Icelandic edition
from Reykjavik in 1874, a Spanish
edition of 1798, a Russian edition from
St. Petersburg in 1884 and a Hebrew
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May Shorten
Sentence Of
x American Spy
Reports From Prison In
Finland Say Jacobson's
Term Might Be Cut
Word from the prison at Abo, Fin-
land, yesterday intimated that the
,erm of Arvid V. Jacobson, '28, who
.s now serving a five year sentence
n charges of Communistic espionage,
nay possibly be shortened.
Jacobson, who took his AB degree
in education and his master's degree
here in two years, was arrested in
Helsingfors, the Finnish capital, in
October, 1933, by government police.
He was accused of aiding in a Soviet
plot to obtain official Finnish military
secrets. During his long trial, which
was culminated with his five year sen-
tence in April, 1934, he gave "valu-
able information" to the Finnish High
Court, which is claimed to have aided
the prosecution's care against others
It is for this reason that the state
department at Washington and Hor-
ace M. Albright, United States min-
ister to Finland, expressed the opin-
ion that Jacobson's term, termed
"lenient" by the sentencing judge,
might be shortened more.
Five others were sentenced at the

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