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tween us and the generation of the twenties-'the
content of our thought.' The subject-'the world
crisis.. . . palpably, indefinably coloring nearly
everything we say or do.' Why, that's absurd. But
is it? How often are my thoughts wholly free
from fascism, communism, Black Legionism, Red
Leagueism, a whole shop window display full of
isms-and, draped on the shelves, on the walls .. .
handwriting on the window pane . . .WAR. When
has there been an issue of The Daily wholly free
from faint or loud prescience of the world crisis
-in its news columns,.its editorial columns, its
"S'funny. Our thoughts-the world crisis. Real
thoughts-or just curious thoughts? What had it
said? 'Intellectual curiosity . . . born of caution ...
may . . . result in the crusades of tomorrow.'
"Ho hummmm.
"Youuu, gee but you're wonderful, youuu..."

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Blow To Labor.
HE SUPREME COURT decision in-
validating New York's minimum
wage law for women is the most devastating
blow yet received from that body by those who
hope for alleviation of social injustice and eco-
nomic destitution by legal, democratic methods.
It is useless to debate whether the decision of,
the Court was correct or not; that is a task defying
even the most adept and learned constitutional
lawyers, the justices themselves, who again split
five to four. But it is worthwhile to consider
what the effect of this, and the preceding NRA1
and Guffey decisions, will be.
Labor is clearly aroused over the withdrawalt
by the Court of what rights it had gained under the
NRA and Guffey Act, and it is not illogical to
suspect that this minimum wage decision may,
arouse greater anger than either of the previous
two. Much more clearly than interested out-
siders, working people can see the justice of their
cause. It is hard to explain to them why a1
democratic government can protest and aid in-
dustry by tariffs and subsidies and injunctions
and, on the other hand, be unable to protect work-
ing women against sweat shop conditions of em-
ployment. One minimum wage provided by this
law, for example, was $12.40 a week for women
laundry workers.
The laws which have been invalidated were,
intended as guarantees, and to some extent were
guarantees, against the conditions which cause
strikes. When they are voided it is only natural
that the workman protect his interests in the only
way left to him-by striking against employers
who profit by the Court's action at his expense.
It is certain that the great number of strikes
in recent weeks is related to the decisions of the
Supreme Court.
But, most significant, the Supreme Court has in
these three important decisions closed every door
against the enactment of laws regulating hours,
wages, and working conditions, either by Federal
or state governments. If the majority of justices
are correctly interpreting the Constitution, then
the inevitable conclusion must be that there are
important defects in that supposedly, infallible
document; if, as others claim, they are acting on
the basis of class interest, the authority they have
is completely out of harmony with democratic prin-
ciples, and should be withdrawn.
For those who recognize that the welfare of the
nation is inseparable from the welfare of the
majority of its people, the only proper action is to
take steps to change the Constitution.
*G( foUUUUUUU. gee but you're wonder-
ful, youuuuuu ..."
He let the fraternity house copy of the June
Fortune magazine slide off his lap. It plopped
on the floor. The music thudded on and on and
"S'funny how that article makes yo feel." His
thoughts wandered on.and on and on. "What.had
it said? Something about the present generation
of college undergraduates . . . . Lively, curious in-
tellectually;-passive; fatalistic in-action- two faces
of the same coin.' Students . . . 'thinking animals
sniffing the wind,' trying to locate their prey.
Students ... "snakes gliding up and down a hol-
low . . . purposeless . .. not to eat, not for love-

Letters published in this column should not be
construed as expressing the editorial opinion of The
Daily. Anonymous contributions will be disregarded.
The names of communicants will, however, be regarded
as confidential upon request. Contributors are asked
to be brief, the editors reserving the right to condense
all letters of over 300 words and to accept or reject
feters upon the criteria of general editorial importance
and interest to the campus. b
AU Invitation
To the Editor:
I am happy that Mr. Jaquier approves of the
Peace Council's selection of speakers; and I am
sorry that my quoting the title of an article in
Fortune magazine with a dicitur was interpreted
by him as a slur on capitalism rather than as
a means of emphasizing my then belief that no
one had said that the trouble with pacifism
is the pacifists.
However, the purpose of this communication is
to invite Mr. Jaquier to participate actively in
the work of the Peace Council during the years
he will be a member of the University. The
Peace Council made every effort in its power to
reach people of every political and social belief,
particularly those representing the point of view
Mr. Jaquier takes, but except in criticism outside
of the organization these seem to have been, for
the most part, most lethargic and have left the
actual work and the fortunes of world peace to
the radicals and the liberals. This is not so much
an indictment as a lament, and I sincerely trust
that Mr. Jaquier and all others really interested
in peace will take the trouble to get in touch with
Julian Orr or Dr. Blakeman so that the Peace
Council may benefit from their enthusiasm, in-
dustry, intelligence, and experience.
-G. Mennen Williams
And Another
To the Editor:
Every effort should be made to disabuse Mr.
Jaquier from the erroneous notions he apparently
holds concerning the Peace Council. As a member
of that body, I can state with assurance that
the Peace Council furthers the cause of no polit-
ical party or economic creed. The sole interest
of the Peace Council is to assist a growing and,
as Mr. Jaquier implies, worthwhile anti-war sen-
It is to be regretted that Mr. Jaquier has mis-
construed the actions of this organization. Per-
haps the misunderstanding derives from fallacious
preconceived stereotypes Mr. Jaquier entertains
concerning the source, purpose, and membership
of such organizations; or perhaps the Peace Coun-
cil .has unwittingly employed methods liable to
misinterpretation. However, Mr. Jaquier is to be
congratulated, for he demonstrated that at least
one individual is interested enough in the Peace
Council to object to certain things he believed
foolish or injurious.
But Mr. Jaquier could have taken another and
more valuable step. The Peace Council is not a
closed organization. Rather than a bit ostenta-
tiously rail at it from the outside, he could enroll
as a member, discover that it is not a pawn of the
socialist party, help shape its policies, and give
his own ideas an opportunity to obtain more con-
crete expression.
-Willis Player.
AsOtersSee It

* ** *IT ALL
'* y hoRI ni illiwns
N0 MATTER where the place, certain things
are apparent to everybody. More interesting
things, whether more personal, more humorous,
or more human are often appreciated by only the
relative few who saw or were told.
The purpose of this column is to bring those sin-
gular incidents and sidelights close enough to the
campus so that everyone can appreciate them for
what they are. Individually they mean only a
laugh or a momentary thought, but their composite
is the real Michigan we know today.
Minus the cheap nothingness of gossip, Beneath
It All will be an intimate column about Michigan
and the people who make it exactly what it is.
T HE OPEN SEASON for pulling bewildered soph-
omores and anxious juniors out of bed in the
wee hours of the morning is definitely closed, but it
would be a great sadness indeed if several inci-
dents, relevant to spring celebration of the campus
honor societies were to escape unnoticed.
The Sphinx clan in its eagerness to adopt Bill
Staehle, Varsity two miler, into the group dashed
into his fraternity house some time ago and were
directed to Staehle's room by a sleepy brother.
Led by such stalwarts as Matt Patanelli and Vic
Heyliger, the Sphinxes burst into the room. Some-
one peered into the upper bunk to verify Staehle's
identity, and then with the cry of "Here he is,"
the covers were ripped back. Rough hands seized
Herr Staehle and after the accepted traditions
of the organization, his beautiful pyjamas were
jerked from his sleepily protesting figure to fall
in shreds at his feet.
Hustled unceremoniously down the stairs to the
accompaniment of some really sincere back-slap-
ping and the cry of "Damn Lucky," the neophyte
made a determined stand on the last landing and
managed to blurt out: "You fellows got the wrong
guy. I'm Charley Staehle." The tribe of Sphinxes
was exceedingly embarrassed, and with due apol-
ogies returned to the upper regions in search of
their original quarry. Bill, somewhat disturbed
and not a little anxious about what was transpir-
ing, had taken refuge on the shelf that runs around
the outside of the house three stories up, and the
Pi Phi delegation who reside next door were treated
to the rather interesting spectacle of Pharaoh San
Ladd leaning far out the window and coaxing the
crouching figure, well out of reach, with, "Come on
Bill, we won't hurt you."
* * * *
MICHIGAMUA'S famous paddle up the Huron
river provides a fertile field for the columnist.
Even funnier than the newly elected Sachem,
Frank Dannemiller, falling backwards into the cool
Huron after heroically landing his former boss,
Foster Campbell, on the bank with a last titanic
effort, was Howdy Davidson, reiterating over and
over again to anyone who would listen, "Although
it is not generally recognized, I am undoubtedly the
greatest runner in the world."
* * * *
THE CROWD of several hundred who gathered
to witness the Druids' ceremonies Thursday
were treated to the biggest bonfire that the re-
nowned Druids' rock has ever seen, but they just
missed seeing one that would have made University
Igniting the traditional kerosene torches, the
clan Druid appeared on the roof of the Union tower
to sing the Druids' song. A terrific wind was blow-
ing and the song, instead of being wafted down
to the waiting awenyeds, was blown back over the
Sigma Chi house. But the wind also encouraged
the torches and the song finished, it was all portly
Bill Reed and his cohorts could do to put out the
firebrands as they beat them in vain against the
side of Herb Wolfe's pride and joy.
Paul Coursey supplied the crowd with most of its
laughs throughout the rites, climaxing it when he
climbed a tree and refused to come down, but it
was Bill Reed, himself, who set some kind of a
trouser record when he ripped yet another pair
on the beer party which followed.
* * * *
THE OLD PUBLICATIONS crowd gathered for
its last Sphinx picnic Friday afternoon, includ-
ing such famous picnickers as- Tom Kleene, Jack

Cawley, and Norm Williamson. Everything pro-
gressed with the usual regularity until a group of
steak roasters (female) descended upon the scene
and were foolish enough to allow the self-confessed
outdoor men to aid them in their culinary prepara-
tions. The results were rather discouraging. The
girls ate dry rolls as head cooks Cowley and Sul-
livan protested any responsibility for the shriveled
lunks of charcoal which had once been potential

Comedy Of I'owle?
Side" has been popularly called
"a comedy of women"; whici, to me.
has the unpleasantly secluded sound
of a convent-play, like "The Kingdom
of God" or "The Cradle Son." Actu-, t
ally, "The Distaff Side" is very much
about men, or rather, what four vivid J
and gracious women THINK of their
John Van Druten's heart again IT
bleeds smilingly, this'time for woman- R
kind, in "The Distaff Side." With a
little obvious effort he unfolds the a
varied lives and characters of the I
woman of an English family, direct-.S
ing them through the regular rather n
than the irregular rhythm of their C
several existences. The humor in
which he writes is easy and not too
theatrical; and in his sadder strains
there is no bathos.
After he has finished you may feel, a
as I did, that there are profundities t
in "The Distaff Side" that have es- o
caped you-- deep Van Druten sig- n
nificances lost in your sheer enjoy- s
ment of the play. But you will know c
that you have had a grand time in t
the theatre; and you will be proud
of your tastes and your instincts. w
The leading character in "The U
Distaff Side" is a gracious and hand-
some widow, happily faithful to the P
memory of her departed husband and C
to her obligations as the mother ofR
a modern son and daughter. Unself- e
ish, sympathetic and intelligent, she t
gallantly faces the problems that 1
confront her and solves them to her 1.
own, Mr Van Druten's and the audi-
ence's hearty satisfaction. c
The daughter has gone onto the w
stage, and while under the influence r
of Art has given herself to an at-v
tractive young motion picture direc-
tor. One of her sisters (Miss Estelle f
Winwood) is loose in her morals and a
is living in sin with a paramourh
somewhere on the Riviera. Anothert
is an ample hausfrau, married to a i
pedagog and mildly objecting to thet
strings of matrimony. Then, the
beldame grandmother is a witty and
sinister old hag, demanding much
patience. '
All of these women, their virtues
and their peculiar pecadillos, she t
understands and ministers to, with i
a humorous comnpassion; and when
a devoted kinsman who has loved her
since childhood proposes at the end,
of the play to amend her solitude,
she is forced to her greatest decision
just before the curtain goes down.
Miss Winwood herself has summed
this theme up when she says thatI
"The Distaff Side" tells the story oft
a group of one-man women. They 1
all, in their varying ways, think theyr
are in love with many men; actually
each of them can love only the one
man of her heart. "Sentimental,"
you say? Scarcely. It is rather one1
of the cardinal and heartening truths4
beyond all sophistication. "Evie
could love only one man," one of the
characters says. "It's the best way,
really," she replies.
/A W ashington
WASHINGTON, June 2.-Twitting
the Roosevelt administration for
1 failing to follow through with a corn-
stitutional amendment program on1
supreme court rebuffs of New Deal
legislation is still a favorite Repub-
lican pastime. Witness the comment
of Colonel Knox et al on the Guffey
To some highly sensitive New Deal-)

ers it might even appear that Chief
Justice Hughes had joined the chorus.
In his separate Guffey case opinion,
which otherwise afforded the Guffey-
ites their chief hope in proposing to
rush through the same old bill shy
only the outlawed labor section, he
remarked that while "the people"
were "at liberty" to change the con-
stitution to bring relations between
1 employers and employes under fed-)
1 eral control, the court could not do so
"by judicial decision."
Was Mr. Hughes thinking, perhaps,
of the celebrated Roosevelt "horse-
and-buggy" remark on the NRA de-
cision when he penned that? Or
had lie in mind the presidential letter
urging passage of the Guffey bill in
the face of even "reasonable doubt"
as to its constitutionality? .
rTIERE are more than political dif-
ficulties in the way of amending
the constitution, however. Whatever
may be President Roosevelt's thought
on the point, the American Federa-
tion of Labor long ago declared its
purpose, on the fall of NRA and its
section 7-A, of seeking such a change.
It has made little progress even to-
ward putting in words a proposed
amendment, that would satisfy its
needs, it seems. President Green of
the federation rather plaintively told
d why in commenting on the Guffey
"We do not want to establish the
autocratic power of congress to fix
e wages, establish hours and nullify the
- right of collective bargaining and the
v 1 right + to ilr " hp sid.

VOL. XLVI No. 174
There will be no faculty or student
(-as at the home of President and
drs. Ruthven during the month of
Student Loans: There will be a
meeting of the Loan Committee in
Zoom 2, University Hall, Thursday
fternoon, June 4. Students who have
lready filed applications for new
oans with the Office of the Dean of
tudents should call there at once to
makc an appointment to meet the
J. A. Bursley, Chairman
Committee on Student Loans.
Apparatus Exchange: The Regents
t their meeting in March, 1927, au-
horized an arrangement for the sale
f scientific apparatus by one depart-
nent to another, the proceeds of the'
ale to be credited to the budget ac-
ount of the department from which
he apparatus is transferred.
Departments having, apparatus
vhich is not in active use are advised
o send descriptions thereof to the
Jniversity Chemistry Store, of which
rof, R. J. Carney is director. The
hemistry Store headquarters are in
Zoom 223, Chemistry Building. An
ffort will be made to sell the appara-
us to other departments which are
ikely to be able to use it. In some
hstances the apparatus may be sent
o the University Chemistry Store on
:onsignment, and, if it is not sold
vithin a reasonable time, it will be
eturned to the department from
vhich it was received.
The object of this arrangement is
o promote economy by reducing the
amount of unused apparatus. It is
hoped that departments having such
apparatus will realize the advantage
o themselves and to the University
n availing themselves of this oppor-
unity. Shirley W. Smith.
Room Reservations for Final Ex-
%minations: All those who have not
already requested rooms for final ex-
aminations please do so immediately
by calling Miss Day (Extension 546)
in the Registrar's office.
The Extension Division announces
the following sports classes during
the summer:
Golf to be taught by R. O. Court-
right. (Classes for beginning and ad-
vanced students will meet at the
Practice Tee on the University Golf
Course on Tuesday and Thursday,
beginning June 30, 4:45 p.m. Open to
men and women. Tuition $5.)
Swimming to be taught by H. W.
Copp. (Classes for beginning and
advanced students will meet at the
Intramural Bldg. on Monday and
Thursday evening, beginning June
29, 7 p.m. Open to both men and
women. Tuition $5.)
Varsity Band: Meet at the ball
diamond, Ferry Field, at 4 p.m. sharp.
Ernie Jones.
Druids will hold dinner meeting
at 6:30 p.m. tonight in the Union.
All former Druids are invited to at-
The University Bureau of Appoint-
ments and Occupational Information:
A representative of the Frostoff Sales
Company, Detroit, will be in the of-
fice of the Bureau this afternoon to
interview seniors and graduates for
employment (sales). All who are in-
terested, arrange for appointments a
the office, 201 Mason Hall or cal
4121--Ext. 371, office hours 9 to 1
and 2 to 4 p.m.
The University Bureau of Appoint.
ments and Occupational Informnaton
Men, past 21, who have finished Uni
versity work, intend to enter busi
ness, and are particularly intereste
in sales work, intangibles, are invite

to call at 201 Mason Hall Thursday
June 4, at 3 p.m.
Ask for Miss Mildred Webber, wh
will arrange a personal interviev
with an executive of an organization
having several positions open foi
acceptable applicants. Small salar
to start. Opportunity for rapid ad
Attention: Foreign Students: For
eign students who expect to leave th
University at the end of this semeste
are requested to leave their forward
ing addresses in my office befor
June 15. I should also appreciate a
opportunity to talk with such stu
dents regarding their plans for nex
year. I am in my office, Room 9
University Hall, from 9 to 11 a.m
and 2 to 4 p.m. every day except Sat
J. Raleigh Nelson, Counselor
to Foreign Students.
R.O.T.C. Seniors who are report
ing to Camp Custer on June 18 an
who wish to come back for the Sen
ior Dance and Commencement o
Friday and Saturday, June 19 an
20, please see Mrs. Kinney.
To Students and Faculty Members
The Detroit Post of the Volunteers c
America have appealed to student
avnrl far.nlt, memhers nf the TTn

Publication In the Bulietin is con Trnetive iotire to Mll members of the
*mivrs tty. Copy received at the office of the Asistant to the President
US= 3:30; 11:00 a.m. on Saturday.

tions either at the office of the Dean
of Women in Barbour Gymnasium
or at the Michigan Union.
Academic Notices
Rooms for final examinations:
English I and II:
English I, Aaron, 2003 Angell Hall.
English I, Leedy, C Haven Hall
English I, Ackerman, 18 Angell
English II, Allen, B Haven Hall
English IT, Baker, 1025 Angell Hall
English II, Curtis, 215 Angell Hall
English I, Ellinger, 2054 Natural Si.
English II, Everett, 229 Angell Hall
English I, Ford, 2235 Angell Hall
English II, Green, 1209 Angell Hall
English II, Haines, 2014 Angell Hall
English II, Helm, 2029 Angell Hall
English IT, Knode, 302 Mason Hall
English II, Meyer, 3011 Angell Hall
English II, Morris, 3209 Angell Hall
English II, Nelson, 4203 Angell Hall
English II, Ogden, 4208 Angell Hall
English II, Peterson, 200 South Wing-
English II, Proctor, 201 South Wing
English II, Rollinger, 305 So. Wing
English II, Seager, 203 University Hall
English II, Stevens, 1121 Natural Sci.
English I, Wagner, 4003 Angell Hall
English I, Walcutt, 2203 Angell Hall
English II, Weimer, 208, University
English II, Wells, 306 University Hall
English II, Whitehall, 2003 Natural
History 92: The regular examina-
tion for all students (juniors as well
as seniors) will take. place Friday,
June 5, from 2-5 p.m., in the West
Physics Lecture Room. There will be
a make-up for those unavoidably ab-
sent, on June 16, 2-5 p.m., in Room
B, Haven Hall. (Please disregard
notice appearing on May 30.)
Psychology 31: All students who are
not seniors will write the examination
on the date indicated in the original
examination schedule (June 16). All
seniors, and only seniors, should pre-
sent themselves for the examination
on Friday, June 5, 2 p.m., Natural
Science Auditorium.
Students who must write the earlier
examination will be excused from
classes which meet at the examina-
tion period, upon notifying the in-
structors of Friday classes.
History 12, Lecture Section I: Fi-
nal examination 9-12 Saturday, June
13. Long's and Slosson's quiz sec--
tions in 1025 Angell Hall; all others
in Natural Science Auditorium. All
students must remember to bring
maps of Europe (116 Goode pre-
ferred) as well as bluebooks.
Mathematics I, 2, 3, 4, 7: The ex-
amination will take place Tuesday,
June 9, 9 a.m. according to the fol-
lowing schedule:
Anning, 1025 A.H.
Baten, 35 A.H.
Barter, 35 A.H.
Beeler, 2003 A.H.
Coe, 1035 A.H.
Craig, 1035 A.H.
Dwyer, 35 A.H.
Elder, 1025 A.H.
Ford, 1025 A.H.
.Hildebrandt, 1025 A.H.
Nyswander, 1025 A.H.
Rainich, 1035 A.H.
Wagner, 2003 A.H.
English 32, Sec. 6, meeting Tues-
day, Thursday and Saturday at 9:
The assignment for Thursday, June
4, is the Tempest.
A. L. Hawkins.
E.E. 7a, Building Illumination, will
t have its final examination on Sat-
l urday, June 6 at 2 p.m. in Room 247
2 West Engineering Building.
Zoology Seminar: Mr. Pierce Brod-
- korb will speak on "A Revision of the
Genus Empidonax Cabanis" and Mr.
- Maurice Whittinghill on "Heat in-
- duced crossing-over in Drosophila
d Miles" on Thursday, June 4, at 7:30
d p.m. in Room 2116 N.S.

Sociology 201: All students who
o have elected Sociology 201-field
w work-will report for a meeting in
n Room B, Haven Hall at 5 p.m. Thurs-
- daJn .4..
Chinese Art: Ink rubbings from
- ancient monuments of the Han, "Six-
e Dynasties" and T'ang periods. Daily
9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sundays, 2 p.m. to
S5 p.m. through June 20. West Gal-
e lery, Alumni Memorial Hall. No ad-
n mission charge.
t Events Of Today
Graduation Recital: Phyllis Gen-
- evieve Warnicic, pianist, will give the
- following program in graduation re-
cital in the School of Music Audi-
torium this evening 'at 8:15 p.m., to
which the general public is invited.
English Suite in E minor.....Bach
- Prelude
d Allemande
- Sarabande
n Pass-pied I
d Passepied II
Sonata, Op. 22 ...........Schuiann
s: Presto
of Andantino
ts Scherzo

A New Bill Of Rights


(From The Southern California Daily Trojan)
IT IS POSSIBLE that a new bill of rights may
be added to the constitution. Legislation is
now pending before a house committee in congress
calling for a "workers' and farmers' rights" amend-
ment which would prevent recurrence of the
supreme court's many decisions against the New
The issue of modification of the constitution
may be ignored by either or both of the parties
at their conventions this summer. But this does
not alter the fact that this is becoming one of
the most controversial issues in the country today.
It would be better for the harmony of the next
administration if the problem could be fought out
in the campaigns this summer and one party could
go to Washington with a definite mandate either
to prepare amendments for consideration immedi-
ately or leave the document alone just as it is.
The general opinion about - constitutional
changes has been so long interpreted and fabri-
cated by newspapers, other publications, and
mediums of propaganda that it is high time we
found what the truth is.

The tree stands in the dignity of death,
Blind to the freshness of the virgin leaves
That moves so gently with the morning's breath
No ears to hear the music spring achieves;
No clean green coat to cover rusted bark;
Once lord of all the orchard, bravely dressed
In white, or green, or autumn reds to mark
The shifting seasons, are you not distressed
To flaunt a corpse upon this gala day;
To stretch your gnarled and fruitless limbs or
Unless it be to point the stalwart way
A tree may stand though it be doomed to die.
No grave for you whose roots grew from the groun
The strength to rise above a stuffy mound.
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