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Radio Station
Is Sent 1,500
eries On American Art Is
Most Popular For First
Seven Weeks
Almost fifteen hundred mail re-
quests have been received by the
Uiversity Broadcasting Service for
oopes of radio talks given during the
first seven weeks of the 1935-36 sea-
son, Professor Waldo Abbot, director,
diselosed yesterday.
The American art-history series,
with seven programs, headed the list
with 327 requests, the parent educa-
tion series, with seven programs, had
252 requests, and the geography and
tt el series, with seven programs,
followed with 235 requests.
The Michigan, My Michigan Series,
with seven programs, had 226 re-
quests; the University research ser-
ies, with six programs, had 184 re-
cuests; and the home planning and
building series, with seven programs,
had 117 requests. The remaining
ircjtests were divided among the
series dealing with the eras in Eng-
lsh literature and the lives of the
nations, each having three programs.
Copies of the address by Prof.
Felx G. Gustafson, of the botany de-
partment, entitled "What Causes
Leaves to Change Colors," were more
desired by radio listeners than any
other single speech. This address,
along with 17 others, has been mime-
ographed, Professor Abbot stated.
The speech on the "Indians of Mich-
igan," by Prof. Carl E. Guthe, direct-
or of the Museum of Anthropology,
and that on "Revolt of Israel's Pro-
' phets" by Prof. Leroy Waterman,
head of the department of Oriental
languages and literature, were also
very popular.
The art lectures, given by Adelaide
Adams, instructor in fine arts, and
Marie Abbot, Grad, were very well
liked by the radio audience, statistics
given by Prof. Abbot show,, for five
of these discussions were mimeo-
graphed. This series has resulted in
a demand for a total of 1,635 mimeo-
graphed copies.
Almost 5,000 letters have been
mailed to the 528 teachers who have
requested the weekly service an-
nouncing radio programs, Professor
Abbot stated.
The new recording equipment in-
Stalled in the broadcasting studio, he
continued, has served five University
of Michigan Clubs and has made
thirty recordings for the members of
the faculty and students.
Records of speeches by University
a0toities havebeen made by this
e4uipmhenit. The University of
l ddhigan Club of Philadelphia, com-
iiantig to Professor Abbott about
ocords sent to them said that "the
jeal hit of the evening was the re-
6&rded talk of President Ruthven,
M. Hyde, and yourself. Our vanity
*i flattered when we heard talks
ly such eminent Michigan person-
es addressed especially to us."
'Ickinson Is Given
California Position
Edwin DeWitt Dickinson, professor
of international law and conflicts in
the law school here from 1919 to
1933, has been appointed dean of
the School of Jurisprudence at the
Vtiversity of California it was an-
nounced recently. He has been a
professor of international law at Cal-
ifornia for the last two years.
Dean Dickinson was appointed by
President Robert Gordon Sproul to

succeed Prof. Orlin K. McMurray,
who was retired. He is widely known
as an authority on international.
law, having taught the subject at
Harvard, Stanford, Cornell, Columbia.
and Illinois. Selected as a lecturer
for the Academy of International Law
at The Hague in 1932; he is the
author of "Cases and Readings on
the Law of Nations."
Appropnriation Bill
Reported To House
WASHINGTON, Jan. 7. - (o) -
The first of the 1936-37 appropriation
bills carrying $879,748,905 for two
dozen Government agencies and un-
dertakings was reported to the House
As approved by the Appropriations
Committee, it called for expenditures
$74,509,747 greater than in the 193 5-
36 fiscal year but $47,601,861 less
than the presidentially-approved
Rep. Clifton A. Woodrum (Dem.),
Virginia, chairman of the sub-com-
mittee which handled the bill, had
promised "cuts all down the line"
before the committee went to work
last month. This was done, the com-
mittee said, without actually im-
pairing budget requests except in one
instance. Many budget requests were
met by authorizing the use of un-
expended balances of former ap-
In fact, by this means, the report
,a to~a th r mmttra ar alafi

Secretary Wallace Smiles On Eve Of AAA Invalidation


-Associated Press Photo.
Secretary WaIla ce refused to comment when informed uf the Supreme Court's decision invalidating the
AAA. He is shown with farm leaders at the White House where legislation to aid tenant farmers was dis-
cussed with President Roosevelt just a few minutes before the adverse decision was handed down. Left to
right: Wallace; Sen. Bankhead of Alabama; William Meyers, farm credit bureau; Rep. Jones of Texas; W. W.
Alexander, of the rural resettlement division; Lee Pressman, general counsel for the rural resettlement

Members Of Faculty Speak A t
American Science Convention

Gomberg Heads Chennical
Section; Van Tyne Leads
Ornithological Cliub
Attendance and addresses at the
ninety-seventh meeting of the
American Association for the Ad-
vancement of Science held Dec. 30
to Jan. 4 in St. Louisoccupied vaca-
tion time of many faculty members.
Presiding over the chemical sec-
tion of the convention, which was
attended by the country's foremost
scientists, was Prof. Moses Gomberg
of the chemistry department, and
Prof. T. H. Hildebrandt of the math-
ematics department acted as vice-
president and chairman of the sec-
tion on mathematics.
In this latter section Nilan Norris
of the economics department spoke
on "Convexity Properties of General-
ized Mean Value Functions," and
Prof. W. D. Baten of the mathe-
matics department gave a talk en-
titled "Frequency Distribution for the
Mean of n Independent Chance Vari-
ables when Each is Subject to the
Law yx (to the p-1) times (1-X) to
the q-1." Also Prof. R. V. Church-
hill of the mathematics department
talked on "Temperature Distribution
in a Slab of Two Layers."
An address on "Problems in Land
Utilization" was given before the
geology and geography section by
Prof. K. C. McMurry, head of the
geography department. Prof. Pres-
ton E. James of this department dis-
cussed "Regional Planning in the
Jackson Hole Country, Wyoming,"
Prof. C. E. Guthe of the anthropology
department spoke on "Community
Problems Related to Reservoir Sev-
erance," Prof. S. D. Dodge outlined
"Population Changes along the
Coast of Maine," and Prof. H. M.
Kendall delivered "Some Notes on
the Population of France" before the
same section.
Acting as secretary of the zoolo-
gical section and also speaking on
"Cultures of Spermatophyte Tissues"
before the botanical section was Prof.
George R. LaRue, of the botany de-
partment. The botanical section also
heard Prof. W. R. Taylor of the zoo-
logy department give "Additions and
Revisions of New England Marine
Flora," and Prof. E. B. Mains of the
botany department talk on "Peren-
nial Phlox Resistant to Powdery Mil-
dew" and on the "Use of the Mini-
ature Camera in the Photography of
A joint meeting of the Wilson Or-
nithological Club, presided over by
Dr.' Jossyln Van Tyne of the zoology
department heard two talks by Dr.
Van Tyne, one on "The Significance
of the Onithological Research Col-
lections" and one on "A Melanistic
Phase in the Wilson Snipe."
Other papers presented before the
zoological and botanical sections
were given by Professors F. G. Gust-
afson, F. E. Eggleton, W. H. Hobbs,
P. S. Welch, Dr. van der Schalie, R.
W. Eschmeyer, J. W. Leonard, D. S.
Shetter, G. P. Cooper, J. W. Moffett,
J. B. Griffin, W. M. Clay, and Sam
Granick from the natural sciences
In the section on education, Prof.
Raleigh Schorling of the education
department gave an address on
"Needed Research on the Problem

of the Slow-Learning Pupil," and
in the symposium on the teaching
of science held by the historical and
philogical section Prof. L. C. Karpin-
ski of the mathematics department
discussed "The Advantages of Treat-
ing the History of Arithmetic and
Algebra in One Course and the His--
tory of Geometry and Trigonometry
in Another Course."
The physics section was addressed
by Dr. C. H. Cartwright of the physics
department on "An Anomalous Con-
ductivity in Powdered Tellurium" and
on "Quasi-crystalline Structure of
Water from Infra-red Data."
Address Given
On Moth's Sex
Goldschmidt Describes His
Wide Experimentation
With Aid Of Slides
Prof. William Goldschmidt, lead-
ing German geneticist, speaking yes-
terday in the Natural Science Audi-
torium, discussed the recent advances
which he has made in the study of
sex determination by genes, hormones
and chromosomes.
He described in simple terms, the
extensive experimentation which he
has done with gypsy moths in the
development of inter-sexual types,
illustrating his talk with slides. Trac-
ing the subject from its beginning, Dr.
Goldschmidt explained the functions
of chromosomes in the first fertili-
zation process. The two types of sex
chromosomes, he said are the de-
terminants of sex in normal cases.
In abnormal cases, such as that
of the inter-sexual type, he pointed
out, the sex may change in a given
point in its early development. In
his work, Dr. Goldschmidt has been
able to determine accurately the point
at which this change may occur.
The animal in its original sex, he
said, is known as the genetic male or
female, whichever the case may be,
and it is possible for a genetic female
to become exactly like a male. In the
case of the gypsy moth, which Dr.
Goldschmidt has done most of his
work with, the main changes take
place in the antennae and the gen-
Each individual, he explained, must
contain genes of both sexes, and the
process of selection is controlled by
the chromosomes. Since the strength
of the determining factors vary in
different races of the gypsy moth,
Dr. Goldschmidt explained that he
has been able to cross different races
and get normal types, as well as
inter-sexuals of all degrees.
Sex hormones, Dr. Goldschmidt
said, occur largely in vertebrates, and
they are the determinants during and
after puberty. This is true of man,
as well as all of the lower animals.
Much work is still to be done, he
said, in the study of all of the fac-
tors, particularly hormones, but it is
possible in his belief that some day
doctors will be able to control the
sex determinants.

22 Delegyates
Of Volunteers
Indianapolis Meeting Of
Student is Described
By Dr. Blakeman
More than 2,700 students from 458
schools and colleges, including the
University, attended the Student Vol-
unteer convention held during the
holiday vacation in Indianapolis, Dr.
Howard W. Blakeman, counselor in
religious education, said yesterday.
Michigan, which had a quota of
26 delegates, sent 22 representatives
to the convention, the purpose of
which was "to present the major
questions of Christian Missions and
the opportunities for trained leaders
in various occupations abroad."
There were, said Dr. Blakeman, two
types of meetings. One involved the
assemblage of the entire delegation
to listen to speakers address them
from the platform. Among the speak-
ers at the convention were William
Temple, Archbishop of York, Dr.
Richard Roberts, Moderator of the
United Church of Canada, Dr. Toy-
ohiko Kagawa of Japan, Dr. Samuel
Zwemer, authority on Mohammedan-
ism, and Dr. T. B. Sun, of China.
Seminars were also held every day
of the convention, which was held
from Dec. 28 through Jan. 1. The
topics of the seminars dealt largely
with the problems confronting people
who go into missionary or other type
of work abroad.
The University delegation attended
a banquet at which all representa-
tives from all Big Ten schools were
present. Gail Duffendack, '38, spoke
at the banquet.
Those representing the University
included: George Abernathy, Grad.;
Mrs. Yoshi Akagi, Grad.; William
Brandt, '39; Richard Clark, '37; Ruth
de Armond; Miss Duffendack,
John Edmonds, '37; Kenneth Leis-
enring; Lawrence Louis, Grad.;
Yvonne Gulick, '38; Miriam Hall,
Grad.; Emily Morgan, Lit.; Max Shir-
ley, '39; Civili Sinhanetra,, '39Ed.;
Gbrdon Stow, Grad.; Vun Yin Ting,
'39M, Elmer Schloot, '39E; Kermit
Webb, '38; Dr. E. W. Blakeman; Rev.
and Mrs. H. L. Pickerill, director of
the Christian Foundation; and the
Rev. Norman Kunkel, associate min-
ister of the First Presbyterian Church.
College students haven't changed
much in the half-century he has
been observing them, says William
C. McCracken, retiring superinten-
dent of buildings at Ohio State.

Wells Reports
Competition In
Hopwoods Keen CLASSIFIED
Increase In Number Of ADVERTISING
Competitors Seen For Place advertisements with Classified
4dvertsng Department. Phone 2-1214
The classified columns close at five
Freshman Awards )'clock previous to day of insertion.
Box numbers may be secured at on
>xtra charge.
An encouraging upswing of in- cash in advance lie per reading line
terest in the annual freshman Hop- tonf basis of five average words to
line) for one or two insertions. 10c
wood Awards contest, which ap- per reading line for three or more
proaches its deadline on January 31 insertions. Minimum 3 lines per in-
of this month, was reported yes- relephone rate --15c per reading line
terday by Prof. Carlton F. Wells of for two or more insertions. Minimum
three lines per insertion.
the English department, member of 0% discount if paid within ten days
the Hopwood Awards Committee. frm the date of last insertion.
Fy contract, per line - 2 lines daily,
Professor Wells expects the num- one month...................8c
4 lines E.O.D. 2 months ........8c
ber of contestants for the witing 2 lines daily, college year......7c
contest this year to approximate 70, 4 lines E.O.D., 2 months.......8c
whereas only 46 freshmen entered 300 lines used as desired ........8c
last year. 1,000 lines used as desired........7c
2,000 lines used as desired........6c
The contest embraces three types The above rates are per reading line,
of writing: the essay, prose fiction based on eight reading lines per inch.
ionic type, upper and lower case. Add
and poetry, and prizes of $50, $30 and c per line to above rates for all capital
$20 respectively are being offered in letters. Add 6c per line to above for
bold face, upper and lower case. Add
cach of these fields. tO per line to above rates for bold face
Some idea of the amount of con- The albovesrates are for 7% point
petition which can be expected in type.
each of these fields can be gained
from the statistics of last year, Pro- WANTED
fessor Wells stated. There were 46 CLOTHING____________TBUY._Any_
different individualscomenan old and new suits, overcoats at $3,
unidentified. to $20. Don't sell before you see
A total of 56 manuscripts were 2-3 Phone for appointments
submitted, and of these manuscripts
12 were fiction, 13 poetry and 31 FOR RENT -ROOMS
There will be three judges for the 1608 GEDDES Avenue. Nicely fur-
contest and they will decide the nished single or double rooms for
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three fields. The judges include 9096.. 173
Prof. R. W. Cowden, director of ther
Hopwood Awards, Dr. Frank E. 'Lame Ducks' ere
Robbins, managing editor of the
University of Michigan Press and Desp7ite Amendment
Prof. C. E. Burklund of the engineer-
ing college English department.
The Daily will publish the names (Continued from Page 1)
of prize winners in the contest early I mates of the outgoing one, he must
in the second semester, and manu- Ibe allowed sufficient time for the or-
scripts receiving awards in this con- ganization of his administration prior
test will not be eligible for a minor to the preparation of the budget.
award in the spring Hopwood con- All of which conjures up visions
test. of a Republican president having to
Aside from rules governing the enter on his duties under a typical
technical composition and length of Rooseveltian budget.
the manuscripts, freshman students Calling attention to sections of the
have been allowed complete freedom Twentieth Amendment which pro-
to try any sort of literary style, and vide that Congress may provide by
no restrictions have been placed on law for a case "wherein neither a
the subject matter of entries, Pro- President-elect nor a Vice-President-
f ssor Wells stated. elect shall have qualified" and for
The length of essays should not a case of the death of "any of the
exceed 3,000 words and prose fiction persons from whom the House of
10,000 words, Professor Wells con- Representatives may choose a Pres-
tinued. Students intending to sub- ident," Professor Brown urged Con-
mit poetry are not limited as to gress to take action before a con-
length, but no more than 10 poems tingency arises. "An emergency might
will be considered from any one well arise while Congress was not
student. in session and confusion result," Pro-
All freshmen regularly enrolled in fessor Brown declared.
a composition course in the English
departments of both the literary and "Furthermore," he advised, "a law
engineering colleges are eligible for of a general and permanent charac-
the competition, and additional in_ ter passed by a Congress which was
formation on the contest may be not agitated by an emergency would
obtained from instructors in the 'undoubtedly be much more satisfac-
freshman English classes. tory than one passed at political
white heat." 'He referred to the dis-
puted Hayes-Tilden election of 1876
Prof. J. L. Brumm as "a case in point."
Back From Capital
Prof. John L. Brumm of the jour-
nalism department returned last week spectacular Production
from Washington where he attended "THE CRUSADES"
two journalism conventions during ALICE PAYE
the holidays. AIEPY
The meetings were the 18th an- "MUSIC IS MAGIC"
nual convention of the American _ Friday - Saturday
Association of Schools and Depart- TED HEALY
ments of Journalism, of which the "HERE COMES THE BAND"
University is a charter member, held NOAH BEERY JR.
Dec. 27, and the 23rd annual con-
vention of the American Association ORMY
of Teachers of Journalism, held Dec.

28, 29 and 30.
The feature of the latter conven-
tion, Professor Brumm said, was a
press interview with President Roose-
velt. Roosevelt, he said, showed him-
self to be "affable, genial, and an ex-
tremely intelligent commentator."
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Police Patrol
County Roads,
In Radio Car
With the new year sheriff's of-
ficers in Washtenaw County began
a new service, consisting of a night-
ly patrol of county roads by a cruiser
car manned by sheriff's officers and
directed by radio from the Michi-
gan State Police station WRDS in
East Lansing,
The car leaves the sheriff's office
at 10 p.m. each night, and is oc-
cupied with enforcement of ligour
regulations until closing time, in-
specting county beer gardens and
taverns, not in the jurisdiction of
Ypsilanti or Ann Arbor police of-
ficers. From that time until 5 a.m.
the car will then cruise county roads,
covering a different section of the
county each night.
The section of the county to be
patrolled and the roadhouses visited
each night will be known only by the
sheriff's officers, who can reach the
car in emergencies by phoning the
state police station.
Dr. Hubbs Will Speak
At Phi Sigma Initiation
Dr. Carl L. Hubbs, curator of the
fish division of the museum of zoo-
logy, will address members and in-
itiates of Phi Sigma, national hon-
orary biological society, at its first
semester winter initiation in Room
3024 Museums Building at 8:15 p.m.
Dr. Hubbs will present an illus-
trated lecture on "Fish of the Western
Desert." The lecture will be followed
by the initiation of 21 new members
into the society it was stated by
James B. Griffin, fellow in aboriginal
North American Ceramics of the
Museum of Anthropology, president
of the organization.


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