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bee. 16 Set As
Tehtative Date
Of Anual Sing
Plans Ine ide Appearance
Of Glee Club, Band, And
Stanley Chorus
Plans for the seventh annual com-
munity sing to be held Wednesday,
Dec. 16, were tentatively arranged
Friday afternoon in a committee
meeting at the Michigan Union. The
sing which has usually been held on
Christmas Eve has been advanced to
the earlier date in order that all
students may be able to attend.
The men's Glee Club, the Stanley
Chorus and part of the Varsity R. O.
T. O. Band, which will be directed by
William D. Revelli of the School of
1I Music and William R. Champion, di-
rector of the Ann Arbor High School
Band, will appear at the event which
is to be staged in front of the main
Members Of Committee
J. W. Truettner and Edward War-
ren of the building and grounds de-
partment will be in charge of ar-
rangements to erect a band stand
equipped with ampliphiers.
A carillon, whose chimes can be
heard for at least a mile around, will
be installed on the library steps.
Members of the committee direct-
ing the program are Prof. Earl V.
Moore and Prof. David Mattern of
the School of Music, Dr. Edward
Blakeman, counselor in religious ed-
ucation and E. C. Pardon, superinten-
dent of buildings and grounds. Oth-
ers in charge are T. Reardon Piersol,
Fredrick Hough, J. Raliegh Nelson,
Juva Higbee, head of the de-
partment of music in the public
schools, and W. Hackley Butler of the
Chamber of Commerce.
Program For Patients
The singing will begin at 7:30
p.m. and will last for half an hour.
Following this a program will be given
for patients in the University Hos-
pital. Another program is scheduled
immediately after this at St. Joseph's
Mercy Hospital. An attempt will be
made to have groups sing at soror-
ities and dormitories, Dr. Blakeman
Invitations will be extended to
nurses of the hospitals and to all
church choirs and public school chor-
uses to participate in the festivities at
which all the old favorite carols will
be sung, the conmittee, announced.
Decorations to behput on the trees
on the campus are expected to lend
a gay and appropriate air to the gath-
A greater attendance is anticipated
this year because of the change in
date. Attendance in the past has
reached 5,000.
Wa A. Costoek
For Governor
LANSING, Dec.. 7.- (P) - The
Democratic party of Michigan had
an issue today which it promised
to press to the limit in the coming
campaign, and had witnessed the
birth of a boom for the return of
William A. Comstock to the gover-
nor's chair.
The state central committee was
on record as demanding an investi-
gation of liquor control activities. A
resolution was adopted Friday call-
ing upon Gov. Fitzgerald either to
order a grand jury investigation or

assemble the legislature in special
session to change the law or insti-
tute a legislative inquiry. Willianm A.
Seegmiller, of Owosso, a member of
the Democratic executive committee,
argued the resolution could have no
effect except to give the Republicans
a "chance to give us the horse laugh."
Proponents replied that Republicans
seized every opportunity to pillory the
Democrats in the newspapers, and
they proposed to do the same.
The resolution, sponsored by Rep-
resentative George L. Teachout, of
Flint, charged legislative intent is be-
ing abused. It proposed "in view of
the chaos now prevalent and recent
unfavorable attacks on the liquor
control commission" that Gov. Fitz-
gerald either order a grand jury in-
vestigation or a special session of the

Grandson Of T. f. Is Held For Grand jury

SUNDAY, DEC. 8, 1935
VOL. XLVI No. 58
President and Mrs. Ruthven will be
at home to the students on Wednes-
day, Dec. 11, from 4 to 6 o'clock.
Student Loans: There will be a
meeting of the Committee on Stu-
dent Loans on Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2:00
p.m., Room 2, University Hall. Stu-
dents who have already filed appli-
cations with the Office of the Dean
of Students should call there for
an appointment with the Committee.

last field trip will be given Friday,
Dec. 13, at 2:00 p.m.
Zoology 31 (Evolution): Members
of the class desiring help with their
work may come to Room 4097 N.S.
Monday, Dec. 9, from 2 to 4 p.m.
A. F. Shull.
Geology 133: The bluebook which
was announced for Monday has been
postponed until next Friday. Mov-
ing pictures from the Bureau of
Mines will be shown on Monday and
Public Lecture: "Islamic Textiles
of the Middle Ages" by Adele C. Weib-
el, Curator of Textiles, Detroit Insti-
tute of Arts. Sponsored by the Re-
search Seminary in Islamic Art. Mon-
day, Dec. 9, 4:15 in Room D, Alumni
Memorial Hall. Admission free.

this lecture are now on sale at Wahr's
State Street Bookstore.
Boston Symphony Orchestra: Dr.
Serge Koussevitzky will lead the Bos-
ton Symphony Orchestra of one hun-
dred and ten men in the fifth Choral
Union Concert, Wednesday evening,
Dec. 11, at 8:15 o'clock, in the follow-
ing program.
The sympathetic cooperation of the
public is invited, to the end that the
audience mfay be seated on time. The
first number is rather long, and the
doors will be closed during the per-
formance. The University Musical
Society and Dr. Koussevitzky and his
players, will appreciate sympathetic
cooperation in this respect.
Concerto for Strings and Wind Or-
chestras in F major. Handel.
A tempo ordinario

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-Associated Press Photo
Cornelius Roosevelt (center), grandson of the late President The-
odore Roosevelt, and Peter De Florez (left), fellow student at the
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, were ordered held for the grand
jury at Cambridge, Mass., on charges of assault and battery with dan-
gerous weapons. They were accused of discharging air pistols at two
policemen and a Boston newspaperman. With them is their attorney,
Bartholomew Brickley.
Bromage Finds Separation O
N.Y. State And cit Impossible

City-State Thought To Be
Undesirable, Assuming
Action To Be Legal
The "forthright demand that New
York City cut loose from New York
State and form a separate common-
wealth," urged upon New York City
residents for determined action by
Stanley Walker in this month's
American Mercury, was termed next
to impossible by Prof. Arthur W.
Bromage of the political science de-
partment yesterday.
Basing his beilef on the promise
that the New York State legislature
would hardly give its consent, which,
with the consent of Congress, would
be required for such action, Profes-
sor Bromage believed it not feasible
that New York State would surrender
as wealthy a taxable entity as New
York City.
"Nor would a city-state be de-
sirable," he said. "New York City
benefits directly and indirectly from
roads and health administration, for
example, in the hinterland of the
'hicks.' Without the taxable wealth
of their great cities our major states
would fall into inocuous desuetude,"
he added.
New York City's irritation toward
New York State is based on their be-
lief that the law-making body is
foreign, which it is, Professor Brom-
age said, but the rural areas on the
other hand have quarrel with the
state -for they are the state.
"This explains the urge for the city-
state today," he said. "New York
City is like the Irish. They want
more than home rule; they want,
many think, complete independence,"
Professor Bromage stated.
Prof. 'Charles E. Merriam of the
University of Chicago, Professor
Bromage believes, originated the city
-state idea when he suggested it for
Chicago year ago.
Administrat on Acts
To Speed Test Suits
WASHINGTON, Dec. 7. -(P)-The
government moved today to narrow
immediate court battles over consti-
tutionality of the New Deal's utility
holding company law.
Expressing a desire for a prompt
supreme court ruling on the acts con-
stitutionality, the securities commis-
sion designated for that test its suit
against the Electric Bond & Share
Its position was stated in motions
filed with the District of Columbia
Supreme Court asking that action b
delayed on injunction proceedings
brought by seven major utility units
pending a ruling in the E. B. & S.
case by the country's highest tribunal.






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