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T ME-MICHIGAN DAILY.

r SA, AY,. OCTOBER 5, 1935

~A~E FOIR SATUUDAY, OCTOflER 5~ 1~93~i

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ASSOCIATE EDITOR. ...... THOMAS E. GROEHN
ASSOCIATE EDITOR ...............JOHN J. FLAHERTY
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Polker.
NIGHT EDITOR: FRED WARNER NEAL
A New Deal
For The Band. ,

TOLERATION is considered by many
persons to be a sign of intelligence.
If they are correct in their assumption, then
the faculty of Michigan are a tribe of geniuses.
No doubt many of the incoming students and
most of the older ones are aware of the fact that
the members of the faculty are, as a group, friend-
ly, considerate and tolerant.
The fact of the matter is that they are too tol-
erant, especially in regard to the disrespect stu-
dents often show just before the end of a class
hour by shuffling and gathering together books
while the professor is still lecturing.
If a professor has not yet made a point of
requesting the full attention of the students until
he dismisses them, it does not give them the li-
cense to create a disturbance. If merely for the
sake of common decency, the students should re-
main quiet until the lecturer is through speaking
and dismisses the class.
THE SCREEN
AT THE MICHIGAN
- "DON'T BET ON BLONDES"
Starring Warren William with Clare Dodd, Guy
Kibbee, and William Gargan.
The trouble is that we're still a little mystified
as to what this movie is doing, so maybe we
shouldn't express too many opinions. However,
if you want to see a panorama of everything from
a horse race to the birth of quintuplets this is
it, and it really puts the newsreel to shame.
Warren William, he of the impossible collars,
happens to be a bookmaker when the show opens
and is just getting the final bets in on a horse
race that day. After the race he decides that
such a business is too unethical and opens an
agency to insure everybody for everything that
other companies turn down, such as the vocal
cords of a professional husband caller.
Kib ee, a ,southern colonel who spends most of
his time drinking mint juleps and denying that
the North won the Civil War, .is writing a book
and is dependent on his daughter, Clare Dodd,
an actress, for support. In order to make it
possible for him to finish his book, he insures
his daughter against marriage, for if she marries
he will no longer be supported by her.
The fly in the ointment appears when Warren
falls in love with her himself after trying so
hard to keep her away from other men, and stands
to lose $50,000 on the insurance policy. The end
comes along soon after. Since the show doesn't
try to accomplish anything in particular, and
accomplishes that, we can report that it is suc-
cessful. And it does make you laugh, but whether
it is the humor or the ridiculousness of it is
debatable.
All this was all right as far as we were con-
cerned, for it was pretty good comedy, but we
recommend a psychiatrist for the authors of the
accompanying shorts. The shots of the Tiger-
Cub to date get three stars, the feature two, the
rest none, average two minus.
J.C.F.H.
COMING TO THE MAJESTIC
"THE BIG BROADCAST OF 1936"
A Paramount picture starring Jack Qakie, George
Burns, Gracie Allen Lyda Roberti, Wendy Barrie,
Uenry Wadsworth, Bing Crosby, Amos 'n Andy,
Ethel Merman, Ray Noble's Band, Mary Boland,
Charlie Ruggles, Bill Robinson, the Vienna Boys
Choir, etc.
It doesn't make much difference which star of
the stage screen, or radio is your favorite, for
you're sure to find him, or her, in The Big Broad-
cast. It is a sparkling comedy with "more stars
than there are in heaven," and enough good music
for five shows. You'll hear Ray Noble and his
famous music, Ina Ry Hutton and her Melo-
dears, Bing Crosby singing "I Wished On The
Moon," Henry Wadsworth singing "Why Dream,"
Lyda Roberti singing "Double Trouble," Ethel
Merman singing "It's The Animal In Me."
Jack Oakie will roll you in the aisles, as will
Burns and Allen, the latter crazier than ever.
Mary Boland and Charlie Ruggles bring a skit
that is perfect, there are three stooges trying to

A Washington
BYSTANDER
By KIRKE SIMPSON
WASHINGTON, Oct. 4.
JHESE are dizzy days politically. If a modern
Rip Van Winkle were to awake, the old codger
would have a hard time getting his bearings.
He would hear Democrats invoking Lincoln on
behalf of the New Deal and Republicans quoting
Jefferson against it. He would find Republicans
filling important positions in a Democratic admin-
istration; and some Republicans urging their party
to nominate a Democrat for President in 1936.
He would read Republican protests that Roose-
velt had failed to follow the platform they con-
demned in 1932, and suggestions that the G.O.P.
use specific parts of that Democratic platform it-
self in the next election.
* * * *
HE MIGHT WONDER if any similar situation
ever existed. A glance up to Canada would
show one quickly. There, campaigning for the
equivalent of our presidential election on October
14, the Conservative party is liberal and the Lib-
eral is conservative.
Whether to continue the Conservatives' present
New Deal administration at Ottawa is being de-
bated as fervent as Roosevelt policies here.
One would never gather from either contro-
versy whether the principals appreciate the light-
some aspects. It would take the talents of Gilbert
and Sullivan to do justice to the comic opera
possibilities.
Why haven't the politicians themselves joked
about it?
Perhaps because party sagas traditionally warn
ambitious youngsters against humor on the stump.
Crowds may laugh along with the speechmaker,
they say, but votes more often go to him of grave
sentences and profound pauses.
SO THE deadly serious arguments go on day after
day. Spokesmen for both parties proclaim
their positions as above the partisan plane, while
the organizers in the precincts diligently look after
the fences. One side depicts the New Deal as
savior of the country, the other as the destroyer.
The country takes it all in stride. It probably
would not want the situation any different. Many
a chuckle would be missed, as recently when Re-
publican Chairman Fletcher and Secretary Roper
separately quoted Lincoln on the Constitution for
opposite reasons.
Fletcher found the Emancipator said:
"Let it (the Constitution) be preached from
the pulpit, proclaimed in legislative halls, and
enforced in courts of justice. In short, let it be-
come the political religion of the nation."
Roper found he also said:
"I felt that measures, otherwise unconstitutional,
might become lawful by becoming indispensable to
the preservation of the Constitution through the
preservation of the nation. Right or wrong, I as-
sumed this ground and now avow it."
As OthersSee It]
On Cutting
(From the Daily Illini)
THE REPORT of David Larrabee, assistant to
the dean of men, concerning the bad effects
on grades by cutting is worth consideration by
those who are prone to cut.
The old cut system is out -rightly. Cutting
can be done judiciously with no bad effects. But
the report proves that too much cutting is definitely
harmful and should be a warning.
build a house and driving the audience mad; Bill
Robinson dances; Wendy Barrie charms; C. Henry
Gordon leers and threatens; Amos 'n Andy sell
groceries.-,
If you could ask for any more you'll never be
satisfied. We know because we've seen it, but we'll
see you there again.J.C.F.H.

DAILY OFFICIAL BULLETIN
Publication in the Bulletin is constructive notice to all members of the
University. Copy received at the office of the Assistant to the President
until 3:30; 11:00 a.m. on Saturday.

SATURDAY,, OCTOBER 5, 1935
VOL. XLVI No. 5
Notices
Faculty Meeting, College of Liter-
ature, Science, and the Arts. The
regular October meeting will be held
in Room 1025, Angell Hall, Monday
afternoon, October 7, beginning at
4:10 o'clock.
Agenda.
1. Memorial to Professor Wild.
2. Introduction of new members of
professional rank.
3. Elections to Executive Commit-
tee, University Council, and Library
Committee.
4. Enrollment statistics.
5. Reports.
a. Executive Committee, LaRue.
b. Deans' Conference, Kraus.
c. Administrative Board, Humph-
reys.
d. Committee on Schedules, La-
Rue.
e. Foreign Periodical and Book Sit-
uation, Bishop.
6. Announcements.
Faculty, School of Education: The
first regular luncheon meeting of the
faculty will be held'on Monday, Oc-
tober 7, twelve o'clock, Michigan
Union.
The Angell Hall Observatory will
be open to the public from 8:00 to
10:00 Saturday evening, October 5,
to observe the moon. Children must
be accompanied by adults.
School of Education - Changes of'
Election: All changes of elections of
students enrolled in this School must
be reported at the Registrar's Of-
fice, Room 4, University Hall. After
October 5 such changes may be made
only after payment of a fee of one
dollar.
Membership in a class does not
cease nor begin until all changes
have been thus officially registered.
Arrangements made with the in-
structors only are not official changes.
Teacher's Certificate Candidates:
All candidates for the Teacher's Cer-
tificate to be granted on recommen-
dation of the Faculty of the School
of Education by June 1936 are re-
quired to fill out application blanks
available in the office of the Record-
er of the School of Education, 1437
University Elementary School. These
blanks should be secured and filled
out imediately. The attention of
students in the Literary College is
called to the fact that this applica-
tion is in addition to the application
made to the Committee on the Teach-
er's Certificate of that college.
Women Students - Defers in Phys-
ical Education. Students who find it
necessary to ask for a defer of their
physical education for this semester,
must make these arrangements this
week. Consult Dr. Bell in the Barbour
Gymnasium office 8:30 to 10:00, or
at the Health Service 10:00 to 12:00.
Women's Tennis Tournament: All
women students interested in enter-
ing the fall tennis tournament should
sign up at the Women's Athletic
Building before Monday, October 7:
Tau Beta Pi: All members of the
Advisory Board and Officers of Tau
Beta Pi please meet at 5 o'clock at
the Union, to arrange Snoker for
National Convention Delegates.
Academic Notices
English 259 and 211 (c) will meet
.on Tuesday, October 8, at 4 p.m. in
3212 Angell Hall.
Paul Mueschke.
History 11, sec. 10 W. S. at 9 will
meet in 209 A. H., Sec. 12, W. S. at
10 will meet in 2029 A. H.
History 11, sec. 20 will meet in 1020
A. H., W. and S. at 10.

Sociology 205: All applicants for
Earhart Foundation Scholarships
should present themsevles at 307 B
Haven Hall for consultation regard-
ing their qualifications. Hours: Fri-
day 8-10; 2-4; Saturday 9-11.
Upperelass Women - Hygiene Ex-
emption Examination. The hygiene
exemption examination for upper-
class women will be held at 8 o'clock
this morning in the West Am-
phitheatre of the West Medical
Building. This examination is for
students who have received no credit
for hygiene course. This will be the
only opportunity to take the exam-
ination. Any questions should be
referred to Dr. Schutz at -the Health
Service.
Chinese Students: The Chinese
Student's Club will hold a social
meeting to welcome all new Chinese
students, 8 p.m., Lane Hall. The
purpose of this meeting is to get
acquainted. The program will in-
clude: entertainments, games, and re-
freshments. All Chinese students
are requested to attend.
Comin, Events

mon by the Minister; Subject, "The
Sixth Sense." E. W. Doty, organist
and director of chorus choir.
12:00 a.m. Roger Williams guild
group meets at guild house for forty
minute discussion. Rev. Howard R.
Chapman, Minister for students, will
lead. "A View of Religious Ex-
perience."
6:00 p.m. Roger Williams guild 1
group meets at guild house. Rev. Fred
Cowin, Minister of the Church ofI
Christ, will speak. Every Baptist
student invited with friends.
Following this program "eats" willf
be served, with discussion and social
hour.N
Harris Hall: The student fellow-I
ship hour will be held Sunday eve-
ning at seven o'clock in Harris Hall.
The speaker will be Dr. Randolpht
Adams, Drector of Clements Lbrary
and his topic is; "Were I a Fresh-
man Again." All students and their
friends are cordially invited.
Saint Andrew's Church:
Services of worship Sunday are:
8:00 a.m. Holy Communion; 9:30
a.m. Church School; 11:00 a:m. Kin-
dergarten; 11:00 a.m. Holy Com-I
munion and Sermon by the Reverend
Frederick W. Leech.I
Presbyterian Guild: All studentst
are invited by the Presbyterian Guild
to join them at the Masonic Temple
on Sunday evening at 6:30 to hearc
Prof. Howard McClusky speaking on
the subject, "If I Were A New Stu-
dent." The Guild has a Fellowship
Hour at 5:30 with a plate luncheon
served at the tables. At the conclu-
sion of the formal meeting at the
Temple, students are invited to meet
with Prof. McClusky for informal
discussion at the home of Mr. andC
Mrs. Norman K. Kunkel, 1417 South
University. An Open Forum for stu-
dents meets at the Temple Sunday
morning at 9:45.
Trinity Lutheran Church:
E. William at S. Fifth Ave. Henry
0. Yoder, pastor.
10:30 Sermon by the pastor on
"Your Religion, A load or a lift." Lu-
theran Student Club will meet in
Zion Lutheran Parish Hall at 5:30 -
Prof. O. S. Duffendack will speak to
the group at 6:30 on his observations
while in Europe.
The Student Club and Walther
League will meet at the St. Paul's
Lutheran Church at two o'clock Sun-
day afternoon for a hike. Supper
will be served at the church at 5:30.
Zion Lutheran Church, Washington
St. and Fifth Ave., E. C. Stellhorn,
pastor.........................
9:00 a.m. Sunday School; lesson
topic, 'Isaiah Portrays the Suffering
Savior."
9:00 a.m. Mission service in the
German language.
10:30 a.m. Mission service with
sermon on, 'A Crusade for Christ."
The Rev. Otto H. Dagford of To-
ledo will be guest preacher at both
services.
5:30 p.m. Student fellowship meet-
ing and supper.
6:30 p.m. Prof. O. S. Duffendack
will address the student group.
Opposition To
Potato Law Is
Problematical
Potato Farmers Demand
That AAA Enactment Be
Carried Out
WASHINGTON, Oct. 4. - () -
In AAA circles, it was indicated today
that the compulsory potato control
law, an issue fraught with political

controversy, would be enforced despite
misgivings:
The farm agency had, however,
either through accident or fore-
thought, got into a position where it
could argue that farmer sentiment
compelled it reluctantly to undertake
the administration of the law.
Potato farmers who gathered here
yesterday presented an almost united
front in a turbulent hearing called'to
consider alternative plans for con-
trolling potato production. They re-
fused to talk about substitutes and,
insisted that the administration en-
force the law enacted by congress.
Confronted with charges of "nul-
lification" from. rebellious farmers
and their spokesment, Wallace unex-
pectedly appeared before them to say
that his criticism of the law had
nothing to do with whether it was
enforced and to announce that there
had been no final determination of
the availability of funds to enforce it.
Hillel Opens Friday
Evening Services

Suggests An
Alliance To
Combat Reds
Labor Official Desires Aid
Of American Legion To
Fight Communism
ATLANTIC CITY, N. J., Oct. 4. -
(M) - An alliance between the Amer-
ican Federation of Labor and the
American Legion to combat Commu-
nism was suggested by Matthew Woll,
vice president of the Federation.
"Both organizations have the same
feeling about the need for fighting the
growth of - communism," Woll said
when he arrived for the federation's
annual convention. "Joint action
may be taken."
Woll predicted that the Federation
would take strong action against
Communists in this country and
would urge a diplomatic break with
Soviet Russia.
"Trade with Russia, he said, "has
amounted to nothing at all, while this
country is being flooded with subver-
sive propaganda."
Communists, he declared, had re-
sumed their old policy of "boring
from within" into the American labor
movement.
"Hot spots," he said, were the fur-
riers and teachers unions, and several
labor organizations in St. Paul and
Minneapolis. The Communist drive
to undermine waterfronts on the Pa-
cific coast, he said, was subsiding.
The powder keg of the federation's
current controversy --union orgni-
zation by craft or by industry -may
be touched off at any moment after
the convention convenes Monday.
The metal trades department of the
Federation came forward as cham-
pion of the craft faction against John
L. Lewis, head of the United Mine
Workers, and his associates, advo-
cating the industrial action.
Great Change
Anno unced to
PWA Program
90 Per Cent Of Labor No
Longer Need Be Taken
From Relief Rolls
WASHINGTON, Oct. 4 - (P) -
The Pubic Works Administration an-
nounced today that Harry L. Hopkins
had exempted its $330,000,000 non-
federal program from the require-
ment that 90 per cent of its labor be
taken from relief rolls.
The order followed Hopkins' earlier
decision that employes on the $100,-
000,000 PWA slum clearanc pro-
gram also need not come from relief
lists.
Simultaneously, PWA made pub-
lic an order by Secretary xckes. ex-
tending local option on PWA, pro-
ject wages to those financed from the
old appropriation, on which con-
tracts are let after Oct. 9..
Skilled Men Needed
Officials said contractors had re-
quested modification of the 90 per
cent relief rule because they con-
tended there was not a sufficient sup-
ply of skilled workmen. on reief. It
was recalled that Gen. , lugh S.
Johnson, New York City PWA, ad-
ministrator, recently said_ several
thousand skilled jobs 'were going beg-
ging there because of an insufficient
supply of relief labor.
The orders followed a report by
the Works Progress Administration
showing that 1,126,234 jobs had been
provided to Oct. 3 in the drive to

put 3,500,000 needy to work.
Hopkin's order authorized state
WPA administratorsato waive the 90
per cent requirement on PWA pro-
jects where there were "no qualified
workers on the public relief rols
available within the vicinity of the
project." "Vicinity" was defiined as
"an area within which the worker
may travel to and from work without
unusual expenditure of time or ex-
cessive cost for transportation."
Writings Of Faculty
Recently Published
Four volumes by faculty members
have recently been published, ac-
cording. to an announcement of Uni-
versity officials today.
Prof. Clarence D. Thorpe has pre-
.pared "John Keats; Complete Poems
and Selected Letters"; Prof. Preston
E. James of the geography depart-
ment has written "An Outline of
Geography"; "Major American Writ-
ers" was edited by Prof. Hloward
Mumford Jones of the English de-
partment and Ernest E. Leisy of
Southern MethodisthUniversity; and
Prof. Paul S. Welch of the zoology
department is the author of "Lim-
inology."
FORMER CONGRESSWOMAN ILL
GLEN COVE, N. Y., Oct. 4. -(P) -
Mrs. Ruth Baker Pratt, former Con-
gresswoman and member of the Re-

HE APPOINTMENT of the new
band director, Prof. William D. Re-
velli, formerly of Hobart, Ind., is indeed a com-
mendable move on the part, of the University. In
all probability Professor Revelli will raise the
band to a position' where it is comparable to any
other organization representing a Big Ten school.
Two years ago the Fighting Hundred faced one
of the few crises since its organization, when Prof.
Nicholas Falcone was forced to leave Ann Arbor
because of a serious illness. The band for a. few
weeks was left without a director and was almost
completely disorganized when Prof. Leonard Fal-
cone, a brother of the former Michigan director,
was asked to direct the Spring concert. Follow-
ing the last Spring concert, students directors took
charge of the band, and finished out the concert
season.
Last year Prof. Nicholas Falcone returned
to the. campus in the Summer Session but again
became ill and was forced to discontinue his duties
in the early fall. Bernard Hirsch, a graduate in
the Music School, was asked to take over the
band, and he did a creditable job, but received
little or no remuneration for his work. Thus for
the past two years the band has been left to
struggle along as best it could, and the result of
such management has become increasingly no-
ticeable.
The Fighting Hurndred is well known in the
various Big Ten schools for its ability to march
well and to present a military appearance worthy
of commendation. But a band should also be a
musical organization and be able to play well in
concert. In this respect the Michigan band has
left much to be desired. The concerts offered by]
the University organization in the past two orj
three years are hardly comparable with those of-
fered by the University of Illinois or the North-
western concert bands.
It is perhaps too much to expect that the Fight-
ing Hund'red will eial theI Tllinois hand in ner-

Labor And Capital Watch Toledo

By SIGRID ARNE
For the last three months, and the three to
come, the "Toledo peace plan" for industrial dis-
putes has been, and will be, closely watched by
labor leaders and industrialists.
The plan came to life on July 16 at Toledo,
Ohio, fathered by Edward F. McGrady, assistant
secretary of labor, as a method to calm the labor
wars which were upsetting the manufacturing
communities of northern Ohio.
If it continues to prove a success, after further
tests at Toledo which should consume no more than
an additional three months' time, McGrady is
planning to aid in creating similar boards in some
27 other cities from which he now has queries.
Civic Leaders On Board
The "peace plan" is a conciliation method to
avert strikes and lockouts where employers and
employes have reached an impasse. The medium
used is a board of 18 civic leaders which attempt
to assist the antagonistic groups to some mutually
satisfactory settlement. In the three months of
its life, the Toledo board has prevented two strikes
and settled four aggravated labor disputes before
they arrived at the strike or lockout stage.
The plan grew out of the common desire both
among workers and employers to bring to a close
the labor wars which had peppered the map of.
northern Ohio during 1933-34. In that period
more than 500 strikes had taken place in the

factories had been abandoned by capitalists who
feared labor unrest in the two cities.
McGrady proposed, and had approved, what is
now known as the "Toledo peace plan." He be-
lieves that it can avert 90 per cent of all strikes
and lockouts if properly administered. It is a
probability, officials say, the plan will be adopted
in so many other cities that it will become, in ef-
fect, a national program.
The board, as organized in Toledo, includes 18
men who are recognized and trusted civic leaders.
It includes six representatives each for labor, man-
ufacturers and the public.
Air Grievances Separately
When a strike or lockout threatens, a sub-com-
mittee of the board invites representatives of both
the factory management and the workers to air
their grievances alone before the committee. When
the difficulties are understood, the two factions
are brought together before the committee which
offers some mutually acceptable plan.
Nothing about the procedure is compulsory.
Neither side is compelled to send representatives
before the board. Neither side is forced to return
for a joint meeting, nor does it have to accept the
plan offered. But the Toledo board usually has
found that both employers and employees feel they
have much to gain if they are able to reach an
agreement before their misunderstanding shuts
down the plant which grinds out dividends for
eand wages fnr the other.

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