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City Entered In
National Contest
In Auto Safety
Morrison Is Chairman Of
Traffic Committee For
Current Contest

Heads Investigation

Ann Arbor has entered the Na-
tional Traffic Safety Contest for 1936,
it was announced yesterday by Prof.
Roger L. Morrison of the engineering
college, who received confirmation
of the city's enrollment from the
National Safety Council in Chicago.
The -entry form was signed by
Mayor Robert A. Campbell, who des-
ignated Professor Morrison chairman
of the traffic committee of the City
Council, to handle all local details
and to act as liaison between Ann
Arbor and the National Contest Com-
mittee in Chicago.
A description of the contest, which
parallels the 1935 contest in which
more than 800 cities and 33 states
participated, was given by Professor
Morrison. The cities taking part are
divided into six population groups,
Ann Arbor being in Group Five, hav-
ing a population ranging from 25,-
000 to 50,000.
Bronze Plaque Awarded
A handsome bronze plaque is
awarded the winner in each division,
and certificates will be given to
winners of second and third places in
each division.
Added impetus is given to the con-
test this year, Professor Morrison
pointed out, due to the launching of
the National Safety Council's five
year campaign to slash traffic acci-
dent fatalities 35 per cent by 1941 aid
to save 38,000 lives. In this connec-
tion, the year's death rate and the
reduction over previous records in the
cities in the safety contest will count
for 50 out of the total 100 points
in the grading schedule.
Accident reports are to be sub-
mitted each month to the contest
committee, and a maximum of 25
points may be won by cities making
the highest improvements in the
quality of traffic engineering and law
Asks Cooperation
xA plea for the cooperation of every
Ann Arbor citizen in helping the
city win the contest was voiced by
Professor Morrison. "We cannot pos-
sibly make a showing through the ef-
forts of a few mn alone," he said.
"We will make every effort to hold;
up our end and I know we can count
on all local organizations, as well as
citizens, to do their part.1
"The reduction of traffic accident,
however, is the duty and responsi-
bility of every man, woman and child
in Ann Arbor. One thoughtless or
careless act on the part of a driver
or a pedestrian may ruin an over-
wise perfect record. A vast majority
of our citizens are careful and law-
abiding, but a few drive in such a
way that they are likely to cause an
accident at any time.
"These few will jeopardize our
chances of winning this contest, un-
less, as I hope, they change their
driving habits as a matter of civic
duty," Professor Morrison concluded.
Dr. Smith-Peterson Talks
To Surgical Staff Here
Dr. M. N. Smith-Peterson, profes-
sor of orthopedic surgery in the Har-
vard Medical School and in charge
of orthopedic surgery at the Massa-
chusetts General Hospital in Cam-
bridge, spoke to the University surg-
ical staff and the senior class of the
Medical School on "Some Aspects
of Hip Surgery" at a luncheon yes-
He addressed the Wayne County
Medical Association last night and
will leave for Cambridge today. Dr.
Smith-Peterson has been the guest
of Dr. Carl E. Badgley of the Medical

-Associated Press Photo.
Rep. Jasper Bell of Missouri,
(above), is chairman of the House
committee of eight which will in-
vestigate the Townsend old age
pension plan.
For MIPA Will
Be Made Soon
The planning committee for the
Michigan Interscholastic Press Asso-
ciation, representing high school
journalism in the State, will meet
Saturday, March 7, at the Union, to
make arrangements for the annual
convention of the association here in
the spring, it was announced yester-
day by Prof. John L. Brumm, chair-
man of the journalism department.
Officers of the board are Miss Thel-
ma McAndless, president, of Roose-
velt High School, Ypsilanti; Miss
Mary Esther Heatherington, vice-
president, of Eastern High School,
Saginaw; Addison Wilson, secretary,
of Northern High School, Detroit;
and Professor Brumm, treasurer.
The other members are Miss Flor-
ence Day, Pontiac High School, How-
ard Wilcox, Davis Tech, Grand Rap-
ids, Ellis R. Martin, Dearborn High
School, Miss Beatrice Kergen, Central
High School, Kalamazoo, Miss Doris,
Glines, Highland Park High School,
Louis Schultz, Northern High School,
PFlinj, anld Miss Mazry Densmore,
Jackson High School.

Interneships To
Be Given Now
In Governmeiit
Unsalaried Assistants Tfo
Federal Officials Will Re
C(hosen By Comnpetition
Applications are now being re-
ceived in the competition of the 30
scholarship appointments to the
1936-37 internship training program
which is to be administered by the
National Institute under a grant from
the Rockefeller Foundation.
The scholarships have been an-
nounced by Prof. Everett S. Brown of
the political science department, who
is head of the committee on the in-
teinships at the University. The in-
teinship training, according to Pro-
fessor Brown, will include expo.ience
as unsalaried full-time assistants to
Federal government officials, ar-
ranged by the Institute; round-table
discussions each week with legislat-
ors, administrators, press correspond-
ents, lobbyists, business men and ed-
ucators; if desired by the individual
intern and approved by the Educa-
tional Director, university graduate
seminars and courses with academic
credit in the field of government ad-
nm]istration, administrative use of
statistics and related subjects; indi-
viual supervision by the Educational
The Board of Trustees of the Na-
tional Institute of Public Affairs, the
non-partisan, non-political and non-
protit educational institute which of-
fers the internships, is made up of the
following: Louis Brownlow, director
of the Public Administration Clear-
ing House; John Dickinson, Assist-
ant Attorney General of the United
States; Eugene Meyerm, publisher of
the Washington Post and formerly
governor of the Federal Reserve
Board; Edward R. Murrow, Director
of Radio Talks, C.B.S.; Henry L.
Stimson, former Secretary of War,
and former Secretary of State, and
Wilham E. Sweet, former Governor
of Colorado.
Dr. Frederick M. Davenport is
chairman of the staff of the Institute,
Otis T. Wingo is Executive Secretary
and Dr. Henry Reining, Jr., is Edu-
cational Director. All communica-

Insight Into Europe's Mind
To 1k Discused By E. P. Bell
Will LEA(ture romorroV Association and Sigma Delta Chi, na-
tional honorary professional journal-
i: nlerviewing da<er istic fraternity.
In Worl l" I'olics Writing in the Nov. 10, 1934, issue
of the Literary Digest magazine, in
"Americans are immutably paci- an article entitled "Washington Views
fistic, apathetic as to international a Troubled World," Mr. Bell pointed
rights and interests, too lazy, if not to the above and other impressions

too proud, to fight.
"The United States appears to be
on the verge of a violent upheaval
due to its chaotic economic situa-
These are opinions of America
commonly held by informal groups
abroad, according to Edward Price
Bell, who has spent nearly 30 years
in European and Asiatic countries
interviewing the leaders of these na-
tions and observing the customs,
thoughts and prevailing impressions
of their peopels.
Mr. Bell will speak at 8:15 p.m. to-
morrow in Hill Auditorium on the
subject "Interviewing the Leaders of
the World," under the joint spon-
sorship of the University Oratorical
tions regarding appointments should
be sent to the offices of the scholar-
ship committee, National Institute of
Public Affairs, 400 Investment Build-
ing. Washington, D. C.
Students holding a bachelor's de-
gree and present seniors are eligible
to appointment subject to receipt of
a degree by June 30, 1936, according
to Professor Brown. Other require-
ments for eligibility are that the stu-
dent must have a high scholastic
szanding, must have outstanding
qualities of character, must have
demonstrated an interest in public
affairs, must be a citizen of the Unit-
ed States, must have good health, and
rnust submit with the application an
endolsement of the candidacy signed
bi the Chairman of the Scholarship
Committee or the President of the
last institution which the candidate
Applications may be obtained1
through Professor Brown, and must
reach the Institute not later than
March 16, 1936. Interns will report1
at Washington on Monday, Sept. 14,
1936, and remain in residence there
until Wednesday, June, 1937.;

of foreign nations as factors weak-
eing the diplomatic position and the
prestige of this country.
Contributing to these impressions,
according to Mr. Bell, are the "vulgar
and vacuous movingpictures (con-
demned by every knowing moan of
decency), the exaggerated reports of
crime, scandal and corruption in this
i country and deliberate anti-Ameri-
can propaganda in both hemis-
None of these conditions, Mr. Bell
believes, "escapes the notice or fails
to excite the concern of responsible
men in Washington, and all conduce
to a state of foreign opinion under-
lying the wisdom of seeing to it that
the Republic has ample defensive
fighting strength."
Interpreting official Washington's
views as to this armament question
Mr. Bell stated, "It suspects that to
arm certain powers in the world to-
day is to arm the possibility of ag-
gression, while it thinks it knows that
to arm America is to arm the cer-
tainty of non-aggression. Washing-
ton looks with utter disfavor upon
the idea of allowing a reduction in
America's relative fighting strength."
Mr. Bell has actively interested
himself in the problem of interna-
tional peace, and last year he was
backed strongly as a candidate for
the Nobel Peace Prize, according to
Who's Who. Tickets for the lecture,
price at'50 cents,tmay be obtained
at Wahr's State street bookstore or
from members of Sigma Delta Chi.
A course in playwriting (English
150) originally scheduled to be taught
by Prof. Kenneth T. Rowe of the
English department, now absent on,
leave, is being taught this semester
by Prof. John L. Brumm of the de-
partment of journalism. The class
meets Tuesdays at 7:30 p.m. in Room
213 Haven Hall.mn

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Tour Planned
For Students
In Sociology
Announcement that the sociology
field trip to Toledo, which was sched-
uled for last week-end, will be con-
ducted this coming week-end, Feb. 29
and March 1, was made yesterday by
Everett Johnson, '38, chairman of
the Student Christian Association's'
committee sponsoring the trip.
According to Johnson, the group
will leave from Lane Hall at noon
Saturday and return from Toledo
early Sunday night. Prof. C. J. Bush-
nell of the University of Toledo will

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take charge of the group while it is
in Toledo.
The tour will include visits to
Federal housing and slum clearance
projects, both negro and white com-
munity houses, foreign settlements
and churches, labor meetings, art
museum and the University of To-
ledo, and the newsboys' recreation
The trip will cost $2.50, which will
cover all expenses except meals in
Toledo. Those intending to make the
trip must deposit the fee with Dor-
othy Shapland in the Psychology
office, Room 1225 N. S. by Thursday.





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