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The Weather
Partlyc coudy; warmer today:
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Editorials
Miss Farmer Astounds Us...
Some Questions To Be
Answered ...
Newspapers Change Tactics...

VOL. XLVI No. 153 ANN ARBOR, MICHIGAN, WEDNESDAY, MAY 6, 1936

PRICE 5 CENTS

Plan Sale
Of B1onds
For Peace
Three Coupons Are Cited
As 'A Concrete Effort
To Prevent War'
Funds To Be Spent
In Peace Education
National War Prevention
Council Names 10-Point
Pacific Program
More than 25 students last night
volunteered assistance to the Peace
Bond Committee of the University
Peace Council, which is to begin the
sale of Peace Bonds in Ann Arbor
Thursday morning.
Citing the effort as a "concrete ef-
fort to prevent war," Prof. Walter C
Sadler of the engineering college,
president of the Ann Arbor Common
Council, yesterday lent his endorse-
ment to the movement.
Practical Views Used {
"The proposed sale of Peace Bonds
by the Michigan Peace Council is
part of a concrete effort to prevent
war," he said. "Unlike many similar
movements the Michigan Peace Coun-
cil is approaching the problem from
a practical point of view. Others have
failed in the past because their sole
approach toward a solution rested
upon complete disarmament with no
regard for practical considerations
of the situation. The causes of war
apparently lie in the peculiarities of
human nature, and armament is a
mere means of a defective society to
solve an international difficulty;
,"The direction of the present move-
ment is against the causes of war, so
weakening the power of international
diplomats that the sparks of confla-
gration will be stamped out at the
start, or their effects minimized. It is
a pleasure to learn of efforts being di-
rected at fundamentals, rather than
merely destroying the defensive arms
of the country.
3 Types Issued
The bonds are to be issued in de-
nominations of $1, $5 and $10. Each
bond has three coupons attached to
it. The first coupon provides that
thirty cents from the amount of the
bond will pay for a year's subscription
to "Peace Action," a monthly maga-
zine issued in Washington, D.C. The
second coupon provides that 40 per
cent of the amount of the bond be
given to some organization specified
by the subscriber, and the local Peace
Council is planning to give its share
of money thus gained to the Emer-
gency Peace Campaign, which is
sending youths to camps this summer
to be informed on the subject of
peace, and subsequently to circulate
in rural areas, organizing peace senti-
ments.
The third coupon provides oppor-
tunity for a peace poll on important
issues after the manner of the recent
British peace poll. It asks the fol-
lowing questions: 1) Should we pro-
hibit the private manufacture of mu-
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Inte rf rateriity
Sing Will Give
2 Loving Cups

Two loving cups, one for attend-
ance computed on a percentage basis
and one for the finest melody, will
be awarded to fraternities at the sec-
ond annual Interfraternity Sing in
front of the General Library at 7 p.m.,
Friday, May 15, it was announced last
night, by Robert E. Merrill, '36E,
chairman of the Interfraternity Coun-
cil Sing Committee.
Each fraternity will sing one fra-
ternity song and one Michigan song.
There will be group singing, Merrill
said, probably upon completion of
the fraternity competition.
The melody of the Rraternities will
be judged by Dean Joseph A. Bursley,
Prof. David E. Mattern and Prof.
E. William Doty, both of the School
of Music.
In developing the Interfraternity
Sing as a tradition here Michigan
fraternities are following similar
movements of Wabash University and
the University of Chicago, both of
which have proved highly successful,
Merrill said.
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Likely Unstable Left May Give
France To Fascists flenentan,

Failure ()f Popular Front
To Unite After 'Q alllified
Victory' Likely
By FRED WARNER NEAL
Not Communism but unstable gov-
ernment which may ultimately give
Right fascist groups control of the
country is in store for France as a
result of Sunday's overwhelming left
wing victory at the polls, Dr. Harlow
J. Heneman of the political science.
department declared yesterday in an
interview.
The success in the election of the
left wing united Popular Front-Radi-
cal Socialists, Socialists and Com-
munists -has been hailed as a great
victory for the left. But Dr. Hene-
man believes it is a "qualified vic-
tory." This is so, he said, "because
it will be a miracle if these leftists
parties can get together to support
permenantly a government. They
have united for electoral purposes
against a common enemy - fascism.
But the question now is, can they
unite in the chamber of deputies to
support a positive program of action?
History indicates they cannot."
There is a great difference between
a right wing Radical Socialist, who
is but a mild liberal, Dr. Heneman
explained, and a left wing Commu-
nist, who is openly affiliated with the
Third Internationale. And in be-
tween these extremes of the leftists,
he continued, are the left wing Radi-
cal Socialists, right wing Socialists,

tion long held by the more conserva-
tive Radical Socialists. The Com-
munists now have 81 seats, a total
which Dr. Heneman pointed out sur-
passes anything like what Commun-
ist leaders dared hope for. And since
310 votes are needed for a majority
and thus for support of a govern-
ment, Dr. Heneman is of the opinion
that no one party of the Left can
withdraw its support without the fall
of a cabinet.
"It is doubtful," he declared, "if
the Communists will allow any of
their members to participate in a
cabinet. Premier Albert Sarraut,
Radical Socialist head of the govern-
ment, will probably resign before
Parliament convens in June, and if
a government is to be formed at all,
the Communist support is necessary."
Dr. Heneman pointed to Leon Blum,
head of the Socialist party, and Ed-
uard Deladier, left wing Radical So-
cialist and former premier, as logical
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Attacks Campus1
Work Situ ation i
Student Workers Accept
Reform Program; Low
Cost Dormitory Asked

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left wing Socialists and right wing In an attack against, existing work-
Communists. ing conditions on the campus, Prof.
What may happen, Dr. Heneman John F. Shepard of the psychology
fears, is that unstable government department, .told an overflow gather-
will result in this period when strong ing of student workers last night:
government is needed. And such a "Students, as well as any other class
situation, he believes, will give the of people, are entitled to a decent
right wing fascist groups, i.e., the wage." He hoped that "the organi-
Croix de Feux, Pesants' Front, Young zation would spread to all students
Patriots and others, a chance to gain living here by self-support."
power by pointing out the evils of a Hitting the reported twenty-cents-
Marxist government. These groups an-hour rate paid students by some
might then, he said, demand dissolu- eating places and other establish-
tion of the chamber of deputies or at- ments, Professor Shepard believed
tempt a coup d'etat. Neither of these that the University would give any aid
courses of action, however, are prob- possible to any program to better liv-
able in the immediate future, he ing conditions on the campusl. He
added. advocated that a standard wage be
The Popular Front won 380 seats set and that the University be asked
out of the 618 in the chamber. The to help by refusing cooperation to
Socialists, who heretofore have re- places not living up to it.
fused to participate in forming a A standing room audience contain-
cabinet, are now the strongest, with iing more than 100 men student work-
145 seats, taking the dominant posi- ers and at least 10 women attended
the meeting in the Unitarian Church
E rj * to hail the outlined program "to stop
exploitation of student labor."
Pointing out that one of the needs
Par ty 'Vacane ,of working students was low-priced
housing, Professor Shepard urged
concerted agitation for low cost dor-
rmitories. The proposed addition to
the Michigan Union was termed "a
rich man's club," and of little help
LANSING, May 5.- (P) -- The in the acute housing situation. Ruth
Democratic State organization aban- Horland, '39, was named on a com-
doned efforts today to fill the va- mittee to investigate housing con-
cancy on the party National Com- ditions.
mittee caused by the death of Hora- Eugene Kuhne, Grad., secretary,
tio J. Abbott. Edmund C. Shields, said: "The Federation is large enough
Lansing attorney and rated as the now to undertake its full functions
leading candidate for the place, re- as a labor union. With a member-
quested that a special meeting of the ship of more than 200, we have a
State Central Committee take no ac- tool with which to work. As soon as
tion. He declared the State body investigations of working conditions
has no authority. can be correlated, we must begin any
Shields' name will be placed before activities that will lead to their bet-
the delegates to the National Con- terment." He saw possibility of a
vention, who will elect two members national organization; this was the
of the National Committee. Miss first known attempt to organize stu-
Evelyn Mershon, National Commit- dent labor.
teewoman in the meantime, was given The meeting was addressed by C.
sole power to represent the State Boorum of the Ann Arbor Trades
in National Party councils. Miss" Council, who advised that 'the old
Mershon will be opposed for reelec- days of smash-em-up tactics are
tion by Mrs. Thomas McAllister, of over," and that more diplomatic
Grand Rapids. She will serve alone means must be used. He maintained
until new members are elected in that a union should 6e "militant, but
June. I not destructive."

South Dakota
Yoting Gives
Landon Lead
Un instructed Slate Leads
(overnor' s Delegates II
CaldifloIria IPrimnaries
Ka nsan Rgeeies
1e11essee Stpport.
Roosevelt Leads By Wide
Margin '1owIIseIIditeS'
And dEpics' In California
(fy the Associated Press)
Gov. Alf M. Landon's chances for
he Republican Presidential nomina-
ion rose last night as he took the
lead from Sen. William E. Borah in
arly voting of the South Dakota pri-
naries but dropped again as the un-
irtrau t ed slate opposing him in Cali-
ornia led in early returns.
Although delegates favorable to
governor Landon were listed on the
a"lots of South Dakota, where sup-
porters of Borah and Landon are
crapping for eight Convention votes,
they had pledged themselves to his
support as long as he was conceded
a chance for nomination.
In early returns from 592 of South
Dakota's 1,955 precincts, Landon re-
ceived 15,822 votes while Borah re-
ceived 13,726.
California Returns
Of California's 11,708 precincts, 915
recincts in 19 of 58 counties gave
he following returns: Landon, 20,-
685; Warren (uninstrfeted), 25,604.
President Roosevelt held a wide
margin over Upton Sinclair and Rep.
John S. McGroarty, Townsend sup-
porter in the California Democratic
Presidential primaries.
Tennessee Republicans, after in-
stucting 15 delegates to support Lan-
.on in their convention yesterday,
will instruct their remaining two dele-
gates tomorrow.
A Democratic presidential prefer-
ence pimary in Alabama found Pres-
ideit Roosevelt unopposed. The
state's 32 convent ion votes were in-
structed for him.
Roosevelt Strong In Maryland
Late ballot counting in Maryland,
which voted Monday, showed Presi-
dent Roosevelt maintaining a more
than five to one lead over Col. Henry
Breckenridge of New York for that
state's 16 delegates to the Democratic
convention.
Connecticut Republicans also met
ir state convention yesterday to se-
lect 19 delegates.
Scattered returns from twelve con-
gressional districts of Indiana mdi-
^ated last night that voters in today's
primary election favored renomina-
tion of all representatives running for
reelection.
Varsity Tennis
Squad Blanks
Yp~silanti Team
Michi ganHlomeSchedule
Is Opened With 9-0 Win;
Kalii Easily" Victorious
By CARL GERSTACKER
Michigan's Varsity netters opened
the local tennis season yesterday with
a smashing 9-0 victory over an out-
classed but valiant Michigan State
Normal team at the Ferry Field courts,

with the loss of only one set.
.Capt. Howie Kahn, unhampered
by the cold blasts that usually sweep
the courts, played a cool, heady game
to polish off his opponent, Anthony
Sargenti in straight sets, 6-4, 6-2.
Kahn, although bothered by a rac-
cruet to which he is unaccustomed,
showed flashes of very fine tennis
and had the situation well in hand
thrnoughout the match.
Miller Sherwood, who is rapidly
earning the title of the "old faith-
ful" of the team romped to an easy
win over James Richards of the Ypsi-
lanti team, 6-0, 6-1. Sherwood was
never extended during the match
and had little chance to demonstrate
the brand of tennis of which he is
capable.
Ted Thorward and Jesse Flick,
moved up to the number three and
four positions respectively, also won in
straight sets over Romine Minard
and Edward Bernard although Flick
was extended in the first set whichi
he finally won, 8-6.
1 ni- i t i Rf i- .W.,u n~sv wn, a, d

BULLETINI
A fire of undetermined origin
this morning swept through the
M Hut, Myron T. Slater's College
Bookstore, the Powder Puff
Beauty Parlor and vacant apart-
ments immediate'ly above the Hut
causing unestimated damages.
The fire, discovered at 12:45
a.m. by a passerby who noticed
the smoke-filled front windows
of the Hut, was believed to have
started between the partition sep-
arating the Hut from the book-
store and beneath the stairway
leading upstairs between the two
establishments.
Both C. J. Fingerle and Myron
Slator, owners of the respective
stores could not give an estimate
of the damages but stated that
they were covered by insurance.
The fire did not penetrate the
walls of the bookstore but water
from the fire hoses and smoke
filled the store causing damage
unofficially estimated at $1,000.
Local police officers expressed
the belief that the fire may have
started either from faulty wiring
or from the furnace room of the
College Bookstore.
The fire was well under con-
trol by 1:45 a.m.
MIPA Opens
Session Here
Oan Thursday
Press Convention To Draw
Record Crowd; Faculty
Members On Progran
Almost 350 registrations for high
school delegates to the twelfth an-
nual Michigan Interscholastic Press
Ass6ciation have already been re-
ceived for an all-time high enroll-
ment, it was announced yesterday by
the journalism department, which is
sponsoring the convention.
The three-day meeting, which will
bring to Ann Arbor high school stu-
dents from throughout the state for
discussions, lectures, and conferences
on the problems of publishing school,
papers, magazines, and annuals, will
open with a general assembly and re-
ception tomorrow night at the Union,
followed by a trip through the Stu-
dent Publications Bldg., and will close
with a luncheon Saturday noon.
While on the campus the delegates
will be housed by fraternities, sorori-
ties, and other parties who have of-
fered to help the journalism depart-
ment.
The unprecedented enrollment has
created a shortage of room accom-
modations for the delegates, and the
University has joined the journalism
department in asking that any fra-
ternity, sorority, or private citizen
with extra room at their disposal be
generous enough to offer it to the
MIPA for the short stay here by
calling the department office in
Haven Hall.
Prominent speakers will address
four general assemblies during the
sessions, and authorities in special
fields will head 26 round-table discus-
sion on topics of interest to the high
school journalists. In addition there
will be a banquet and dance at the
League Friday night, the Saturday
noon luncheon, and three University
athletic events in the afternoon to
which the delegates will be admitted
free of charge.
The opening address, "Let's Try
Intelligence," will be given by Prof.
John L. Brumm, chairman of the
journalism department, Thursday
night in the Union ballroom, and at
9 a.m. Friday a general assembly will
be addressed by Prof. Preston W.
Slosson of the history department on
"The High School and the World

Outside.',
A general assembly at 1:30 p.m. will
hear Prof. Lowell J. Carr of the
sociology department speak on
"Who's Going to Jail?" Five more
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JEAN G REENWALD

Lewis Carrioll
Play Will Open
Lef re Toniut
'Alice II Wonderland' Will
Be Presentel For 4 I ays
By Play Production
ILewis Carroll's "Alice in Wonder-
land," Play Production's last offer-
ing of the season, will open at 8:15
p.m. today in the Lydia Mendelssohn
Theatre for a four day run with mat-
inees Friday and Saturday.
Jean Greenwald, '37, will take the
part of Alice. The White Queen will
be played by Sarah Pierce, Grad., and
the Red Queen by Evelyn Smith, '38.
Grace Bartling, '36, will play the role{
of the Mouse and the Mad Hatter role
has been assigned to Charles Harrell,
Grad. The parts of the March Hare
and the Door Mouse will be taken by
Karl Nelson, '38, and George Sipprell,
'36, respectively.
Two women's roles will be played
by men- to add to the grotesqueness
of the play, according to Valentine B.
Windt, director of Play Production.
They are those of the Queen of Hearts
and the Duchess, taken by Charles
Maxwell, '37, and Frederick Crandall.
The King of Hearts and the Knave
of Hearts will be played by William
Iverson, '37, and Jack Porter, '37.
Among the animals included in the
cast are the Eaglet played by Grace
Gray, '37; the Lory, Margaret Rob-
erton, Grad; the Dodo, Julius School-
nik, '36; the Penguin, Frederick Dens-
more, '36; the Fish, Richard Shappell,
'37; the Turtle, Ralph Bell, '37; the
White Rabbit, William Soboroff, '37;
the Duck, Edith Folkoff, '37; the
Gryphon, Alfred James, '37; the
Cook, Marian Sanders, '37.
The group of Clubs, Spades and
Hearts is played by Phyllis Blauman,
'37, Lois Blom, '37. Marjory Coe, '37,
Jeannette Craver, '38,
Eva LaGallienne's production of
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BORAH NOT BLOCKING LANDON
ZENSVILLE, O., May 5. ---t(P)-
I Sen. William E. Borah (Rep., Ida.)
said here tonight that he was not a
party to any combination to stop the
nomination of Gov. Alf. Landon of
Kansas, or any other potential can-
didate for the Republican Presiden-
tial nomination.

To P'lay 'Alice'

D uce Flails Peace
As Italian Armies
Take Addis Ababa

talians Stage Delirious
Celebration; Mussolini
To Dictate Terms
t . erican Legation
Will Request Help
J. S. Minister Describes
Troops' Entrance Into
Ethiopian Capital
ADDIS ABABA, May 5.-- ("P) -
'he Italian tri-color fluttered from
he palace of Emperor Haile Selassie
n half-razed Addis Ababa Tuesday
ight and the world's only war was
Benito Mussolini, the dictator who
tefied Great Britain and 51 other na-
ions to seize one of Africa's last ter-
itorial plums, in a voice trembling
rith emotion announced in Rome that
peace had come.
A dusty, motorized column of Fas-
ist troops clattered into the Ethi-
pian capital Tuesday afternoon to
nd the trail of conquest they began
o hew only seven months ago.
The arrival brought relief to thou-
ands of foreigners. They had been
arricaded within various legations
gainst marauding warriors since Em-
>eror Haile Selassie fled his throne
aturday.
The American legation, which had
een evacuated, was partially reoc-
upied.
Legation Attacked
The State Department of Wash-
ngton Tuesday night 'announced re-
;ipt of a message from Vice-Consul
Nilliam M. Cramp at Addis Ababa
eporting the American Legation had
een attacked by marauding natives
vho retired after a five-minute skir-
nish.
Cramp said he would request an
rmed guard from the Italian forces.
Advices received in Rome said Field
Marshal Pietro Badoglio immediate-
y installed troops to bring quiet to
he riot-torn city.
"Ethiopia is Italian!" Il Duce shout-
d at a gigantic fascist celebration
n Rome. "The war is ended!"
Mussolini proudly said it was a "Ro-
nan peace." There was little doubt
hat he would dictate the terms and
there appeared to be little the League
of Nations, which set out last fall
to defend Ethiopia, could do about it.
All Italy joined in delirious celebra-
tions. When word of the occupation
came sirens screamed and bells tolled
to call fascists to headquarters.
Italian Entry Described
A message to the state department
from the American minister-resident
in Ethiopia describing the entry into
the remote capital saidy:
"At 4 p.m., Addis Ababa time, about
20 motorcycles passed the British
legation along the Dessye road, fol-
lowed by nine baby tanks and a large
number of trucks and staff cars. They
proceeded in good order without any
opposition to various strategic points
in the town.
There was much agitation in Europe
f or a revamping of the League of
Nations because of its failure to halt
the war it branded as one of aggres-
sion.
Retreat Parade
To Be Feature
Of Homecoming
One of the outstanding events of
the sixth annual Spring Homecom-
ing May 15, 16 and 17 will be the
retreat parade to be given by the R.O.-
T.C, unit at 5 p.m. May 15 on Palmer
Field.
Headed by the 100-piece Varsity
R.O.T.C. band, the complete unit of
650 men will give one of their week-

lyspig-etet prdesepcally
for thegstudents, returning alumni
and other guests of the University for
the Spring Homecoming.
Plans for the Homecoming have
been practically completed, John C.
McCarthy, '36, recording secretary of
the Union, stated last-night, and the
climax of the week-end will be the
reception for faculty, students, home-
coming guests and May Festival ar-
tists to be held from 4 to 6 p.m.
in the League, May 16.

The Central Committee refused to
interfere with county controversies
which developed in recent county
conventions and which resulted in
the naming of a number of split del-
egations to the State Convention in
Grand Rapids.

The next meeting of the Student
Workers Federation was set for Tues-
day, May 12, at 8 p.m. in the Uni-
tarian Church. More than 30 new
members were added to union mem-
bership lists last night, according to
Kuhne.

NYA Workers Reecive Praise
From Wiers On Skilled Work

(Fool Proof' Plane For U. S.
Developed By MiehiganM ani

By ARNOLD S. DANIELS
The value of NYA workers as skilled
mechanics and artisans was pointed
out yesterday by Paul Wiers, grad-
uate fellow in sociology, in connec-
tion with his discussion of the highly
specialized statistical work being car-
ried on under his direction in the lab-
oratory in Haven Hall.
The mechanical work which has
anteceded the task of sorting thou-
sands of case-cards to assist in a
study of juvenile delinquency in Mich-
igan has resulted in a number of

One student working at a machine
can multiply 225 sets of numbers in
one hour with far greater efficiency
than is obtained with ordinary com--
puting machines. The "tin cans" are
used largely in connection with two
NYA-sponsored projects, the study of
juvenile delinquency and an analysis
of the diffusion of cultural traits in
all the states of the nation. The
purpose of the former, according to
Wiers, is the comparison of the per-
capita rates of juvenile delinquency in
the various counties of the state in an
a ttenm~ft~ to Cdiscover causl 15-es fan~d mens I

The first of a type of "fool proof"
planes, the Hammond Y-1, developed
by D. B. Hammond, '30E, of the
Hammond Aircraft Co. of Ypsilanti
has been delivered to the Department
of Commerce. Fourteen more of the
planes are under construction and
will be purchased by the government
to be used by department inspectors.
The ship is a monoplane with the
fuselage above the wing and is of the
pusher type. It is held in a level po-
sition all the time it is on the ground
by the wheels, one of which is at the
by...-i the la A- cj "kj I t.p 1P .-

over 100 miles an hour but consumes1
no more gasoline than a low-priced
autonobile. It is able to take off
at 40 miles an hour after a run of
slightly more than 200 feet and is;
able to land and come to a stop in
less than 100 feet.
The small landing space is made
possible by the steep angle at which
the plane is able to glide to a landing
and because of the way it levels off
regardless of which of the three
wheels hits the ground first.
The rate of descent of the plane
has been compared to the rate at

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