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The Weather
Fair, continued cool today;
tomorrow unsettled and some-
what warmer, possibly showers.


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Alters Rules
For Rushing
Practices To Be Altered By
Fundamental Changes In
Societies Limited
To But One Party
Rnshing Period In Fall
Will Be Extended Full
Week In Length
The Panhellenic Association de-
cided at its final meeting of the year
yesterday to provide for sorority rush-
ing every other day, rather than daily,
with the rushing period in the fall'
extended a week.
According to Betty Anne Beebe, '37,
president of Panhellenic, sororities
may not call for their rushees before
the formals but they may take them
home, and the formals themselves are
to be one-half hour shorter. Pledging
will be held on Saturday instead of
Sunday. The date set is Oct. 17.
Rushing is to extend from 3 p.m.
Saturday, Sept. 26 to 9:30 p.m. Wed-
nesday, Oct. 14. Initial teas will be
given from 3 to 7 p.m. Sept. 26 and
27. Sororities may have only one
party, a dinner on Tuesday and
Thursday of the second week. In the
third week a sorority may have a din-
ner on Monday, Tuesday and Wednes-
Formal dinners, which lasted be-
fore this until 10 p.m. will end at 9:30
p.m., according to Miss Beebe. The
time may later be cut to 9 p.m., she
said. Such a situation, in the opinion
of the Panhellenic president, will
make it easier for rushees to reach
their homes on time and allow for
other activities after the formal din-
On the Saturdays of the first and
second weeks, Oct. 3 and 10, a lunch-
eon and a dinner may be held. For-
mals are to be on Tuesday and Thurs-
day of the third week Oct. 13 and
These changes have been discussed
by the various houses during sorority
meetings. It was felt, according to
Miss Beebe, that such alterations in
the rushing system would give both
newcoming women and sorority mem-
bers a better chance to make their
decisions more easily and also would
provide for more time for study.
Hindenburg Is
Hours Behind
First Crossing
Is Soaring Off U. S. Coast;
Expected At Lakehurst
Early Wedesday
(By the Associated Press)
The Zeppelin Hindenburg, hours
behind the record she made on her
maiden voyage, soared through minor
local storms o the United States
coast Tuesday night and was expected
to berth at Lakehurst, N. J, early
After flying south of her planned
course to dodge storms, the huge craft
was reported at 5 p.m. (Eastern
Standard Time) approximately 466

miles east of New York City. Her posi-
tion, a wireless message received at
the Brooklyn Navy Yard said, was
39.11 norfth latitude, 64.30 west longi-
Officers of the airship reported
they exoected to rieach Lakehurst at
about 2 a.m. (Eastern Standard
She was expected to fly over New
York City shortly after midnight be-
fore proceeding to Lakehurst.
Clear weather and northwest winds
were predicted for the Hindenburg
when she neared the coast by Dr.
James H. Kimball, senior meteorolo-
gist of the United States Weather
Bureau in New York.
He said that she flew through local
storms Tuesday but none was serious
and that this applied to conditions
for the whole trip.
The Hindenburg left Frankfort on
the Main, Germany, last Saturday
at 11:35 p.m., (Eastern Standard

Butzel Will Begin
Campaign Tonight
Fred Butzel, '97 of Detroit will start
the Hillel drive for $3,000 to aid Jew-
ish refugees when he addresses the
general organization meeting of the
campaign committee at 8:15 tonight
at the Hillel Foundation.
The drive is part of a national cam-
paign to raise $7,000,000 for relief to
German and other European refugees
and put a maximum number of them
on a self-supporting basis in Palestine.
Mr. Butzel, who is a well known
Detroit philanthropist, received his
Bachelor's degree at this University
and the degree of Doctor of Law at
the University of Detroit.
Dr. Bernard Heller will also address
the meeting and introduce Mr. Butzel.
Definite plans for both parts of the
drive, that for students and that for
faculty members and townspeople,
will be formulated. The position of
the various collection boxes that will
be set up on campus will be an-
nounced, Irving Levitt, co-chairman
of the student committee said.
Students Vote'
In All-Campus'
Election Today
Warn Students To Bring
Receipt From Treasurer
For Voting
All-campus elections will be held
today for vice-presidents of the Union,
members of the Men's Council, the
Board in Control of Student Publica-
tions and the Board in Control of
Hours and locations for voting in
the various schools and colleges were
announced last night by William
Dixon, '36, president of the Men's
Council. Anyone desiring to vote mustI
present his current semester's tuition
receipt, according to Dixon, at the
following places for the various
Architects school: 3-5 p.m. in the
Architecture School.
Business administration: 10-12 a.m.
in the lobby of Tappan Hall. ;
Dental school: 3-5 p.m. in the en-
trance of the Dental Building.
Engineering college: 2-5 inside thes
north entrance of the Engineering
Forestry and Conservation: 10-12
a.m. in the Forestry Club Room.
Law School: 3-4 p.m. in the Law
Literary and Graduate Schcol: 2-5
p.m. in the lobby of Angell Hall.
Medical School: 3-5 p.m. in the
East University entrance of the
West Medical Building.
Music School: 3-5 p.m. in the main
corridor of the Music School.
A combined election for students in
the pharmacy and education!
schools will be held 3-5 p.m. on
the Diagonal in front of the Gen-
eral Library.
Nominees for the eight elective po-
sitions on the Men's Council arc: for
the literary college, Thomas K. Fisher,
Howard Davidson, Richard G. Her-
shey, Walter Crow, Francis Marcero
and Thomas Sullivan; . engineering
college, Miller Sherwood, and Rush
Bowman; forestry school, Henry
Maseby and William Yost; business
administration, Frank Fehsenfeld and
George W. Peck; architecture school,
William Lyon and George Sprau; and
the candidates from the music school
will be announced this morning by
Charles A. Sink, president of the
School of Music and posted in the
voting place in the music school.
Nominees for the positions of vice-
president of the Union are: for the
literary college, Richard G. Hershey

and Julian Orr; engineering college,
Rush A. Bowman, Robert G. Dailey
and George Malone; Medical School,
Ward Bhesley, George B. Clinton and
Peter Crabtree; dental school, Ray-
mond E, Sommers and Edward Ben--
jamin; Law School, Lewis Kearns
and John Howland and for the com-
bined schools and colleges which in-
clude the music school, the business
administration school, the school of
forestry and conservation and school
of education, Wencel A. Neumann, Jr.,
'37BAd., and Norman F. Smith, '37-1
F & C.
Nominees for the three positions on
the Board in Conrtol of Student Pub-
lications are: Thomas Ayres, Lyman
W. Bittman, John L. Cochrane, Wal-
ter A. Crow, Ogden S. Dwight, Stanley
A. Joffe, Sanford M. Ladd and Willis
A. Tomlinson.
Nominees for the junior positions
on the Board in Control of Athletics
are: John F. Townsend and Stevens T.

ocSIs Wins
Big Ten Golf
Woody Malloy Finishes Up
5 Strokes Behind After
Early ChallengeI
Koesis Shoots 72 1
f or Final Round

Gov. Landon
Leads Borah
In Primaries
New Jersey Results Not
Binding On Delegates To
National Convention
Landon Supported
By State Committee

Michigan Takes First And Colonel Breckinridge Only
Second Places To Clinch Democrat, Runs As New
1Fifth Consecutive Title Deal Foe
CHICAGO, May 19.-- () - Charles NEWARK, N. J., May 19. - (/I') -
(Chuck) Kocsis, a 23-year-old youth, Gov. Alf M. Landon of Kansas held
shot his way back to the Big Ten in- better than a 3 to 1 lead over United
dividual golf championship today, and States Senator William E. Borah of
along with his personal triumh, led Idaho in early returns in New Jersey
Michigan to its fifth consecutive team Republican presidential preference
title. primary tonight.
The impassive youngster, who hails The Kansan, who had the support
from Detroit, finished his quest to of the state organization in the na-
regain the title he won in 1934 and tion's first direct contest between the
yielded to a famous teammate, Johnny two men, led Borah in 12 of the firstr
Fischer, after a stirring struggle last 13 counties to report.r
year, by shooting a steady 72 in his Returns from 233 election districtst
final round over the Kildeer Country out of 3,578 gave Landon 10,604 ande
Club course for a 72-hole aggregate of I Borah 2,853.
286, six over regulation figures. ie Col. Henry Breckinridge, New Yorkr
opened his drive yesterday morning attorney and legal adviser to Col.
with a brilliant 66 which trimmed four Charles A. Lindbergh, Jr., was thed
strokes off par, and sandwiched in a only entrant in the Democratic presi-b
round of 73 and another 75 to make a dential primary, but in some districts
front running race of it. his vote was less than that of thea
Malloy Close Behind "write in" vote for President Roose-e
Tagging right at Kocsis' heels was a velt. In 233 precincts, Breckinridge
teammate, Woody Malloy, who gave received 1,675 votes.
Michigan the first two places with his The president, although he did notr
291. Malloy, three strokes back of enter the preferential contest, was
Kocsis as they started out this morn- assured of New Jersey's 32 votes ino
ing, whitbled the margin to two the national convention. The Dem-f
strokes in the morning by taking a ocratic organization entered an un-
74, to Chuck's 75. In the afternoon, opposed slate of district delegates andc
however, he had to settle for a 75 and delegates-at-large in the primary, allt
second place. pledged to the President.
Four strokes farther back in third Gov. Harold G. Hoffman, fighting
place was Wilbur Kokes of Illinois, for delegate-at-large to the Republi-
who finished the two day tussle with can convention against the opposi-t
295. Allen Saunders, another of the tion of former Rep. Franklin W. Forti
Miclligan sharpshooters, was tied with who made the Governor's Hauptmann
Kokes at the start of the final 18 case activities a campaign issue, led
holes, but blew up to an 85 and fin- the ticket in the first 428 districts to1
ished with 308. The fourth Wolverine, report.
Bill Barclay, one stroke behind Kokes The Governor polled 18,123 votes
and Saunders at noon, also ran into to 4,430 for Fort, who trailed thet
trouble, shooting an 81 for 305. other three state-committee picked
Battle For Second Place candidates who were Hoffman's run-c
In spite of-. the late misfortunes ning mates.t
of Saunders and Barclay, Michigan The major battle of the primary
retained its grip on the team cham- was waged for an honorary post ---
pionship by a margin of fifty strokes that of Republican delegate-at-large.
over Northwestern. The Wolverine Gov. Harold G. Hoffman, one oft
four-man total was 1190, while North- four party stalwarts selected by the
western's was 1240. State committee for the posts, wasa
The only real contest was f he battle vigorously opposed by former Rep.1
over second place which the Wildcats Franklin W. Fort.
won over Illinois when Dene Zahn,'
the Illini number four man barely CI1 h
missed a 25-foot putt on the 18th Chair In roish
green. Had the putt dropped, Illinois j B
would have had a tie for runner-up VA 1 ayIBe
honors.,k1 B~~J.7I.1
Minnesota was fourth with 1259, a
stroke ahead of its old rival, Wiscon- Reestablish ed
sin. Ohio State had 1272 for sixth t
place, Indiana had 1277, Iowa 1280, 1
Purdue 1289 and Chicago 1353. A chair of Polish history and lit-..
The Michigan reign started in 1932 crature may be reestablished here in
when Fischer won the individual the fall if enough students are in-
crown and led the Wolverines to the terested, according to information re-
team championship. The same thing ceived from Regent Charles Hemanst
happened in 1933, and Kocsis did the from Lansing yesterday.
leading in 1934. Fischer was with "The University is willing to re-
the Walker Cup squad in 1934, but instate the chair and it. will bef
returned to win his third individual established in the fall providedc
title last year and Michigan acquired enough students are willing," he said.
team honors for the fourth straight A professorship in Polish historyf
year. and literature was originally estab-
lished at the University in 1926 att
Ce 'Vthe recommendation of the late Deanc
Council Votes John R. Effinger. However, the chair
was not established at the expense oft
'Utj A IOAdo t New jIthe University but the funds to main-
SAtain the chair were received as a gift
FBfrom the Polish Welfare Society oft
F_ scal B uld e 'o Amrica Prof. Thaddeus Mitana s
Iwas selected by the University au-
- thorities to fill the post. The chair
The Ann Arbor city counci voted was maintained until 1928 and has
by a 11 to 2 vote Monday night to not been reestablished since that time,.
adopt the city budget after strong de- Regent Hemans is working with thee
bate over the requested 50 per cent I Central Citizens Committee of De-E
increase in the service charge made troit in mapping necessary details fort
to the city water department resulted the course of study planned.
in the defeat of the resolution. ]
Totalling $511,830.07, the budget1
for the ensuing fiscal year beginning AJn0LIfce' $540
July 1, is higher than last year's'
figure of $479,216.41. Deduction of Budo'et Increase
a balance expected in the city tres-
ury at the end of the year and of
anticipated revenues lowers the ac-
I tual amount to be raised by taxation oy
this year to $380,830.07, a decrease of
$82,386 from last year's levy. An increase of $540 over the current

The budget allocates $42,178.20 to year's budget has been included in
the water works bond and interest the amount appropriated for next
amount, as compared to the request- year's Michigan Daily editorial staff
ed $63,267.30 asked by the department by the Board in Control of Student
which based the higher total upon Publications. Six more salaried po-
the 50 per cent increase in all water sitions will benefit from this increase
bills for a year, approved by the which makes a total of $3,580.

New Interfraternity
Head Will Be Named
The Interfraternity Council will
meet in a closed meeting at 7:30 p.m.
today and choose from a field of nom-
inees interviewed Monday, next year's
president, according to George Wil-
liams, '36, president.
After this election the five districts
of fraternities will each choose their
representative in the Executive Com-
mittee, with the exception of the
district from which the new president
comes. He will chose the representa-
tive from his district. The president
will also select the new secertary-
President Asks
For New Trial
Of Guffey Act
Mine Operators Draft A
Spbstitute Embodying
Bill's Provisions
WASHINGTON, May 19. - (P) -
President Roosevelt called for a re-
newed effort to reach and maintain
the objectives of the newly invalidat-
ed Guffey Coal Control Act today,
even as mine operators drafted a sub-
stitute embodying the defunct law's
price fixing provisions.
Asserting that the law in question,
declared unconstitutional yesterday
by the Supreme Court, represented an
agreement between employers and
employes on a general method of im-
proving conditions in the soft coal
industry, the chief executive said the
New Deal must keep on trying to
reach those objectives.
Coal operators who supported the
original act were meeting meanwhile,
flanked by counsel, at a Washington
hotel, pinning their hopes upon the
one apparent possible loophole left by
the court's sweeping decision -leg-
islation to permit price fixing.
Union Expects Support
Indications were that such legisla-
tion, omitting wage, hour and work-
ing condition provisions, which the
Court said invaded the powers of local
governments, would be acceptable to
labor. Not speaking officially, mine
union leaders made it clear they were
counting upon their organization to
back up their demands.
During the day it was made known
officially that pending an appeal to
the Supreme Court the New Deal's
interpretation of yesterday's second
court reverse - an opinion by the
Court of Appeals of the District of
Columbia holding the resettlement
administration partly unconstitution-
al and questioning the validity of the
1935 Relief Act - would be that it
applied only to a single resettlement
project in New Jersey.
"Have you anything to say about
the Guffey decision?" was the first
question asked of President Roosevelt
at a press conference.
The President smiled, flicked a cig-
arette ash from his coat, and charac-
terized the outlawed act as a measure
intended to rectify a difficult situa-
tion in a major industry. Both em-
ployers and miners had reached an
agreement, he continued, on a general
method of improving conditions in
the industry.
Will "Keep Trying"
The Guffey Bill represented an ef-
fort to obtain legislation which would
carry these objectives into effect, he
said, but added that this particular
legislation apparently was not suc-
cessful. Then came his statement
that his administration would keep
on trying to reach those objectives.
A hint of irony was audible in his
tone as he said three opinions hand-
ed down by members of the Court
would prove informative and educa-

tional and show that there remained
a difference of current interpretation
among the Federal judiciary.
The President declined to say
whether new legislation would be
pressed by him at this session. Lead-
ers of both houses are bending every
effort toward adjournment by June
6. Later, however, in response to a
question on another subject, Mr.
Roosevelt reiterated that so far as he
was concerned there were just two
"must" bills on the program -re-
lief and taxes.
Air Organizations
Vote To Combine
Unification of the two Michigan
student aero organizations was ef-
fected last night when the Institute
of Aeronautical Sciences voted to ab-
sorb the aero branch of the American
Society of Mechanical Engineers.
Action came after the A.S.M.E.
presented a petition asking for com-

Nudists May Gambol a
On Streets After Dark
Local lovers of nudism or the "life
in the raw" idea can indulge in their1
favorite sport between the hours of
8 p.m. and sunrise, or at least they
can try it!
A city ordinance of Ann Arbor pro-
hibits indecent exposure "between the
hour of sunrise in the morning and 8
o'clock ir the evening," but mentions
nothing about romping about en
dehabile during the later hours.
Perhaps the city fathers realized
that the "back to nature" movement
can be practiced much more fittingly
without a blistering sun.t
Two Members
Are To Resign
Prof. Timoshenko Will Go
To Stanford; McCabe Tox
Two more members of the faculty
yesterday added themselves to the
list of those who will leave the Uni-
versity at the end of the current1
Prof. Stephen L. Timoshenko of
the engineering mechanics depart-
ment and Prof. Warren L. McCabe of
the chemical engineering departmentI
are the pair who have accepted po-
sitions in other institutions. The
former will go to Leland Stanford1
University, and the latter has been
made a full professor at the Carnegie
Institute of Technology.
Widely recognized as an authority
on the design of rigid-frame airships,I
Professor Timoshenko has had a long
career here as lecturer on and in-
vestigator into the theory and appli-
cation of stresses on materials.
For Professor McCabe, who has,
been a contributor to the understand-
ing of the nature of unit processes in
general and distillation in particular,
this transfer will represent an ad-
vancedment from the position of as-
sociate professor which he now holds.
This brings to five the number of
faculty members who have recently
left or are about to leave after re-
ceiving positions in other universities.
The others are Dr. Rudolph Win-
neker of the history department, who
will go to the University of Nebraska,
Prof. Howard Mumford Jones of the
English department, who will go to
Harvard and Prof. Oscar J. Camp-
bell also of the English department,
who is now teaching at Columbia.
Jordan Named
Chicag~o Alumni
Award Winner
Graduate Of Evanston, Ill.
High Is Second Center
To Win Award
John Jordan of Evanston, Ill., was
awarded the Chicago Alumni Trophy,
presented each year to the oustand-
ing Freshman gridder, at a banquet
held last night at the Union.
Jordan, the second center to win
this award, is a graduate of Evanston
Township High School where he
played three years at tackle transfer-
ring to center in his senior year. He
won Chicago all-city and all-suburb-
an rating at the latter position. He

is a pledge of Theta Delta Chi fra-
Jordan was selected by the foot-
ball coaching staff over such yearlings
as Fred Janke,, of Jackson, and Don
Siegel, of Royal Oak, tackles, and
Alex Loiko, Hamtramck, Bob Curren,
Warren, Pa., and Russell Hook, East
Grand Rapids, backs. All of these
men are conceded a good chance of
winning varsity berths next year.
The 18-year-old youth will attempt
to follow the illustrious career of his
uncle Stanfield Wells, all-American

Education Board's Refusal
To Renew Contract Of
Kermit Eby Looms
Ann Arbor High
Teacher Under Fire
Academic Freedom Issue,
He Says; 3 Professors
Lend Support
The possibility that Kermit Eby,
Socialist Ann Arbor High School his-
tory teacher, may be dismissed be-
cause of his "political'beliefs" loomed
last night.
Renewal of Mr. Eby's contract with
the Board of Education has been
withheld until the Board's meeting
next Wednesday night, according to
Otto W. Haisley, superintendent of
schools, who said that at that time
"the matter will be given considera-
Mr. Haisley admitted that "the po-
litical beliefs of Mr. Eby have been
brought in," and Mr. Eby declared
that "the matter of academic freedom
is involved." Backed by three Uni-
versity professors representing the
Teacher's Federation, American Fed-
eration of Labor affiliated union, the
Parent Teachers Association and the
Ann Arbor Citizens' Council, the mat-
ter last night was anything but set-
Question 'Propagandizing'
"Two angles are involved," Mr.
Haisley said: "One, Mr. Eby's political
activity which has brought criticism
on the Board; and Two, whether or
not he is propagandizing." Mr.
Haisley pointed out that the history
teacher under fire "is teaching con-
troversial subjects --social problems
and international affairs."
Mr. Eby was staunchly defended by
L. L. Forsythe, principal of Ann Ar-
bor High School, who asserted that
"Eby is a splendid teacher." He has
a very circumspect proceedure in his
classes and is very fair in his discus-
sions." Two of Mr. Forsythe's chil-
dren take courses from Mr. Eby,
"Of course anybody is influenced by
his political beliefs to a certain ex-
tent," Mr. Forsythe said, "but Mr.
Eby sees to it that he arouses the
students to think for themselves,
without emotion and unbiasedly."
Well-Known As Socialist
Mr. Eby, known as a liberal and a
socialist who arranged for Norman
Thomas to come to Ann Arbor earlier
in the spring, declared that the "mat-
ter of academic freedom is involved"
in the Board's action. "It is not a
problem of personalities," he main-
tained, "but one of principle. The
thing resolves itself into two ques-
tions: Can you teach controversial
issues? And does a school teacher
have a right to affiliate himself with
groups with which he is in sym-
More than 500 Ann Arbor High
School students have signed a peti-
tion protesting Mr. Eby's near-dis-
missal, and a similar petition, ac-
cording to Mr. Eby, is being circulated
on the campus among his former
students. Supporting Eby are Prof.
John Shepard, president of the
Teachers' Federation, of which he
is a member; Prof. Wesley H. Maur-
er of the journalism department;
Prof. Leroy Waterman of the oriental
languages and literatures depart-
ment; Neil Staebler of the Citizens'
Council; and Lewis C. Reimann of
the P.T.A.
Refuse To Comment
Ezra Shoecraft, president of the
Board of Education, is out of town
and could not be reached. Miss Eliza-
beth Slack, secretary and Charles
Henderson, a trustee, refused to com-
ment on the affair. Prof. Eric Wal-
ter of the English department, also a
member of the school board, said he
would not discuss the affair because

he was not present at the meeting
when it was first brought up, but that
after the session next Wednesday he
"will be glad to express his views."
It could not be ascertained whether
or not the meeting next Wednesday
will be an open one.
Mr. Haisley last night told The
Daily that the Board of Education
has made no attempt to find out
whether or not Mr. Eby was actually
"propagandizing." It was indicated

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