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The Weather

Clear tomorrow;


t igant~



The Sleeping
Senate .. .







League's Men
Alone Protest
Board Wages

King MayAbdicate Today.
And Leave Great Britain

For 2nd Annual Camp

30 Cents An Hour, Taken
Sale On M onday De .14 Out In Food, Is Average
mwlw; l ell ay For Student Help

Accompanied By


Campaign To Open Today
In Union; Pres. Ruthven
To Head Committee
Honorary Groups
Will Sell Papers
Goodfellow Extra Helps
Unfortunate Children,
Needy Students
The date for the second annual
Michigan Daily Goodfellow Drive was
set last night for Monday, Dec. 14.
The campaign will be officially
opened at 8 p.m. today in Rooms 321-
325 of the Union with the first meet-
ing of the Executive Committee, to be
headed by President Ruthven.
Members of campus honorary so-
cieties conducted a 10-hour street
sale of Goodfellow Dailies last year to
net almost $1,400, which was distrib-
uted among needy students through
the office of the dean of students, and
among needy townspeople and chil-
dren through the Family Welfare
Directed By Special Committee
The Goodfellow Edition was orig-
inally conceived to replace the num-
ber of individual parties which stu-
dent groups were giving for unfor-
tunate children at Christmas, but its
usefulness has been broadened to in-
clude needy students. This year the
campaign will be extended to include
the downtown Ann Arbor area.
The Goodfellow Drive this year will
be under the direction of a special
committee of the Men's Council,
headed by George Sprau, '37A, and
including Hubert Fones, '38E, and
James Walker, '37E.
Deans Alice C. J oyd and Joseph
A. Bursley will serve this year as last
as faculty advisers on the Executive
Committee. George W. Cosper, '37,
president of the Interfraternity Coun-
cil, will be secretary of the committee.
Other members of the committee
will be: Miller G. Sherwood, '37, pres-
ident of the Men's Council; Herbert
Wolfe. '37, president of the Michigan
Union; Charlotte Rueger, '37. pres-
ident of the Michigan League; Betty
Ann Beebe, '37, president of the Pan-
Hellenic Association; Elsie A. Pierce
'37, managing editor of The Daily;
Hope Har'twig, '38, president of Wy-
vern; Grace Snyder, '37, of Mortar-
board; Mary Andrews, '37, president
of Senior Society; Frank Dannemil-
ler, '37, president of Michigamua; T.
K. Fisher, '39L, president of Druids;
Joseph S. Mattes, '38, president of
Sphinx: Don Hillier, '37E, president
of Vulcans; Hubert Fones; '37, presi-
dent of Triangles; James Walker,
'37E, president of the Engineering
Council; Gustave Collatz, '37E. presi-
dent of Tau Beta Pi; Leonard Kasle,
'38, president of the Hillel Founda-
tion; and Richard Clark, '37, presi-
dent of the Student Christian Asso-
Speakers' Group To Meet>
Meeting at the same time will be
a Speaker's Committee, which will
include, in addition to the above:
Frank Barnard, '37E and Jack Kas-
ley. '37E, members of Michigamua;
Betty King, '37, of the Panhellenic
Association; Maryanna Chockley, '37,
chairman of the League Judiciary
Council; Lois M. King, '37, secretary
of the League; Betty Whitney, '37, of
Wyvern; and John Mann, '38, secre-
tary of the Interfraternity Council.
The meeting will be addressed by
Mrs. Gordon W. Brevoort, executive
secretary of the Family Welfare Bu-
Student Labor
Will Consider

Campus Wages
Working conditions. in the Michi-
gan League will be one point under
discussion at .8:30 p.m. today when
the Student , Workers Federation
meets in the Union to review wages
paid by campus eating places. Prof.
John F. Shepard of the psychology
department will talk on "The Values
of Organization."
Membership in the Student Work-
ers Federation is 25 cents a semester,
according to Tom Downs, '38, presi-

v orKer-rimpioyer

For A Trai
The time has come for the1
abandon its hitherto anomalousp
well as in deed that football is n
a business as well.
There are many who deplo
game, and wish that we could r
played football for the love of
athletic prowess was a financial as
the Stadium. But those halcyo
University of Michigan is playi
hides its head in the sand byr
status of football.
We respect and admire the o
for clinging to the standards o
Michigan completely free from w
of professionalism. However, it
university, no one athletic depar
to the old system.
These are the facts of the c
total gate receipts from the
run into enormous sums. Often
new stadia. Always it is usedt
carried on by the university. No
"big brother" to basketball, swimr
important, to intramural sports.
On the shoulders of the eleven
the gridiron rests a tremendous b
tensive sport program which the
drastically curtailed or even elimi
teams of the past made possible t
Therefore The Daily believe
obligated to make some slight gest
gesture should, we believe, be the
at which members of the football
meal every day throughout the se
We advocate this plan becaus
light, showingthat 10 members
to their work on the team and t
forced to work on the average
meals. Some of them even lost ti
when the team had to play out-
fired because of injuries suffered
forced to get together and cook
In suggesting such a measure,
sidization of the athletes in any fo
igan has always been marked by
methods, and we hope that thes
We do not believe, however,t
way be construed as subsidization
who is under terrific pressure for
given adequate and balanced mea
ical attention throughout the sea
Two objections have continua
has been suggested. First, it is
table for the football team woul
in other sports. Why not, it is a
ketball team, to the hockey team
maintain, the football player isr
sacrifice than team membersin as
hours of practice may be just as
physical exertion may be as great,
team is under a strain which i
player is "on the spot" every Sat
more people. Football games ma
and a player's actions are hashe
ward. Can anyone deny that fo
The second objection is based
schools in the Western Conferen
vantage because some schoolst
training table. Why not, we say?
At the most, figuring the expe
weeks, the cost would not amoun
versity represented in the Big T
amount to insure decent meals fo
Last of all, we wish to make it
losing team. Even if MichiganI
ship this year, we would still a
Professor Moore
Of Bell Music7

EDITOR'S NOTE: This is the second
of a series of articles being run this
week dealing with features of the Bur-
ton Tower and Baird Carillon, which
will be dedicated Friday.
Depicting the growth of interest
in carillons in America since the war
as a sort of carillon renaissance, Prof.
Earl V. Moore, director of the School
of Music, yesterday related the his-
tory of bell music through the ages
and its importance and effects in

They Involve An E
Board Is Proposed ____
N eed Union, Wolverine Have
T>r " Highest Standards, Daily
filln4 Ja I Survey Indicates
-- --A survey by The Daily, of student
employment in Ann Arbor restau-
University athletic department to iants, completed last night, estab-
position and recognize in name as lishes that the average student em-
o longer merely a sport-that it is ploe receives approximately 30 cents
an hour, invariably paid in food
ire the professionalization of the rather than in cash, and that stu-
eturn to the old days when boys dent labor-excepting that of the
the game, and not because their Mcia egei aife.
set to the University in paying for Thomas C. Sullivan, '37, chairman
n days are gone forever, and the of the Men's Council committee on.
h of th h hich student labor, said last night that on
ng the part ofthe ostrichwhic a basis of The Daily report he would
refusing to recognize the present recommend the formation of a stu-
dent labor-employer relations com-
fficials of the athletic department mittee at its next meeting to the
f by-gone days, and for keeping Council.
hat they consider to be the stigma The labor relations committee, un-
is a futile gesture, since no on- der Sullivan's plan, would consist of
tment can accomplish a reversion Dean Joseph A. Bursley, one Student-
Workers' Federation member, and an
indefinite number of faculty mem- r
ase. Football is a business. The bers and students. This Committee,
nation's college football games Sullivan said, would investigate all
the money is used to pay for huge complaints tendered, treating each
to support other sport programs case individually. :.;<.;
one can deny that football is the Receive 30 Cents Per Hour.
ming, tennis, track, and, even more At the League, where the Student-
Workers'. Federation is attempting r
i men who represent Michigan on to raise the wage standard, the great Associated Press Photo
urden. Without these men the ex- majority of student employes re- King Edward VIII, in his coronat
University now offers would be ceives 30 cents an hour, and each is Simpson,H altirnore divorcee, are pi
ated. Michigan's historic football required to take at least 75 cents of intent to marry Mrs. Simpson has
his daily wage in food at the League
he new stadium. cafeteria. In other words, the League into a crisis, the result of which ma
s that the University should feel employe works 2%/2 hours daily for"
ure to alleviate that burden. That two meals, both "special" menus F e o ri*
establishment of a training table, which a number of League employes Freedo m F
team would receive one blnceed have declared insufficient. For over-
ason. time work, the League employe re- Basis For Ut(
e of the facts recently brought to ceives 30 cents an hour in cash. A-
of the Varsity squad, in addition few League employes are paid more-
heir schedule of school work, are than 30 cents per hour. By ROBERT T. BALDWIN, Jr.
of three hours a day for their In contrast, the Union probably Freedom from regimentation, a re-
heir jobs because they were absent pays the highest wages to student ward greater than money, praise or
Y employes of any Ann Arbor eating mr aifcin stebsso
of-town games, while others were a1mrta i xcp ai mere satisfaction, is the basis of a
Df-twn ains, hileothrs ere establishment with the exception of plan for the improvement of democ-
in the games. Still others were the Wolverine, a cooperative eating ray te bPro f Stuart
thei ow meas. stabishentracy suggested by Prof. Stuart A.
their own meals. establishment. Courtis of the School of Education.
The Daily is not advocating sub- The Union pays the majority of its An interview yesterday with Pro-
rm whatsoever. Football at Mich- student employes 40 cents an hour, fessor Courtis concerning his editor-
an unusual freedom from such and requires that 80 cents be taken
standards of former years will be in food in the Tap. Room. For over- ial in the bulletin of the education
time work, Union employesreiv school disclosed this novel idea. The
receive editorial suggested teaching 'cooper-
that a training table could in any 40 cents an hour in cash payment. ation' in the schools of America.
thta tltWolverine Gives 29 Meals aini h col fAeia
It simply means that an athlete, The olvie ays $4.5 n trade Professor Courtis hopes that by
eight weeks of the year, should be for 15 hours work, which, according teaching this "science" the fierce
Lis just as he is given proper med- to student testimony, allows for 20 competition .society engages in to
son. . meals a week, fruit once or twice make a living today can be eliminat-
lly been raised whenever this plan daily, meat once or twice daily and ed. In this way society can be great-
said, maintenance of a training "seconds" on certain types of food. ly benefited, since manufacturers will
d be unfair to teams participating The Daily survey shows a distinct no longer hold out on the public
sked, give good meals to the bas- unfairness in the Student-Workers' with the improvements that they
n, and all the rest? Because, we Federation report of last year. The have, he said.
required to make a much heavier federation used the Wolverine rate For example, telegraph companies,
Lny other sport. Granted that the of paying student labor as a base, intimated Professor Courtis, can give
long in other sports and that the while the Wolverine, being a coop- the public much better service, but
the fact remains that the football erative enterprise, dispensing with they withold these improvements
s not paralleled anywhere. The profits, can afford to pay the em- pending any advance that a com-
ploye more and has a lower retail petitor announces. He adds that the
rday before a crowd of 50,000 or price range. But use of the Wolver- automobile industry could give to the
ke headlines all over the country, ine as a base does not discredit the public a vehicle which could easily
d and re-hashed for weeks after.- Federation findings of a wide dis- travel 40 miles on a gallon of gaso-
otball is "King of Sports"? crepancy in student wages. line, but the oil industries have some-
on the contention that wealthier Discrepancy Exists thing to say about that idea.
ice would be given an unfair ad- The Daily survey, although the eat- In the beginning, everyone would
could not afford to maintain a ing establishments included were in be regimented by the government,
unison in paying three meals for under the system envisioned by Pro-
nse at $1 a day per player for eight three hours' work, does not by any fessor Courtis, but when some mem-
t to more than $1,600. What uni- means indicate that there is not a ber of society made an outstanding
en could not afford to spend this wide discrepancy in Ann Arbor res- contribution to the welfare of the
a their football players? taurant wage standards. This is group he would be given his free-
clear that this s not an alibi for a true because of the wide range in dom. "It is obvious," asserts Profes-
hadrwohat tehNtisonalhamiorn both the quality and the price of food sor Courtis," that the incentive to
had won the National Champion- at various establishments. - - ---
dvocate a training table for her The average student employe, in
receiving payment of three meals for Two- ay rive
three hours' work (at approximately
Relates H istory cents an hour), is usually restrict- Of Galens Nets
Rela es H stor edin his choice of food.
The average employer, if the tes- Total $P 00
Throughout Ages timony of a few can be taken asota .
holding true for the majority, pays
his employes from 15 to 20 cents
the town church or cathedral. The worth of food for an hour's labor. Approximately $1,300 was collect-
The difference between his actual ed from the two-day tag sale con-

carillonneur is a civic oticor, respect- food cost and 30 cents, the average ducted by Galens, honorary junior
ed by the entire community. Almost hourly wage, is presumably charged and senior medical fraternity, accord-
every town in Holland has a carillon, to overhead, probably on the theorytang tor me ilfrtn,'yacr-
while Belgium has several that are that 30 cents would go no farther in ing to J. Robert Willson, '37M, presi-
famous the world over." Longfellow another restaurant than in the one dent of Galens.
is one of many poets who have writ- in which it was earned. All of the tags were sold, but the
ten about the carillon at Bruges, amount of money is slightly below
while the St Rombold Tower at Ma- I[_ 7 -that of last year when about $1,-

mpire In A Crisis

- Associated Press Photo 4
ion robes, and Mrs. Wallis Warfield
ctured above. The king's rumored
plunged the entire British Empire
iy be Edward's abdication.
mian Democracy
gain one's freedom would drive one
to greater deeds than those accom-
plished under the profit motive."
Thus with all units of human en-'
deavor reduced to the position of
striving for the good of society, Pro-1
fessor Courtis believes that money,
the root of many economic ills, is1
discarded, and, he adds, the highest
form of government, a democratic
brotherhood, is achieved. The profit
motive will disappear, he believes,1
and wi'th it, class hatred and all1
forms of exploitation.
Professor Courtis can see in the1
actions and policies of President
Roosevelt a tendency to attempt to
(Continued on Page 61
Big. TenMeet
To Hear Small
Subsidy ]Plan
Proposition To Be Given
To Annual Meeting Of
Conference Advisers
A plan, proposing to give Big Ten
athletes a modest subsidy, will be
flung into the laps of Conference fac-
ulty advisers and athletic directors
at their annual meeting in Chicago
on Friday.
Conceived by a University of Wis-
consin professor, Robert L. Reynolds,
the plan is designed to do away with
the oft-whispered insinuations and
finger-pointing concerning subsidized
football players and bring the dis-
cussions fully into the open.
The gist of the Reynolds Plan is
contained in 'this brief 3-point pro-
gram :
1. A free course of studies and
sports would be provided for high
school graduates who possess athletic
ability and show some scholastic ap-
titude in a summer school session of
six weeks.
2. If their six-week grade, based
upon their showing in studies and
athletics, are worthy enough they
swould be awarded a scholarship of
$400 a year. These funds would be
supplied by alumni and friends of
the university.
3. In order to receive the scholar-
ship for four years, these students
have to maintain an academic aver-
age of 1.5 points per credit ( a C+F
average at Michigan) during their
freshman and sophomore years. It

New York Times States
Possibility Of Edwar&o
Forsaking Realm
Dhke Of York Next
In Line For Throne
Prime Minister. Calls On
King To Talk Situation
Over With Him
NEW YORK, Dec. 2.-(QP) -The
New York Times, in a London dis-
patch tonight, asserts that conflict
between King Edward and his cab-
inet has resulted in a crisis "involv-
ing the, possible abdication of the
king tomorrow." It also reports ru-
mors that Mrs. Wallis Warfield
Simpson would leave the country to-
morrow and that the King might
go with her.
Anxious subjects of King Ed-
ward VIII, pondering the fate of the
crown should the strong-willed
monarch abdicate over "The affaire
Simpson," last night focused their
attention on the heir presumptive,
the slim and studious Duke of York.
They saw in the second son of King
George and Queen Mary the anti-
thesis, in many respects, of the gay
and individualistic Edward.
King Edward, when Prince of
Wales, once declared that "Bertie,"
as he calls the Duke, would make a
better King than himself.
LONDON, Dec. 2.-(A-The world's
greatest empire reached a govern-
ment crisis tonight because of Brit-
ish King Edxlard's friendship for an
American - born divorcee - Wallis
Warfield Simpson.
For an hour today Prime Minister
Stanley Baldwin was closeted with
the monarch in what was reported to
have been a showdown on the King's
friendship with Mrs. Simpson and re-
ports that he hoped to marry her.
Without mentioning the former
Baltimore belle by name, the great
Times of London appealed editorially
to the monarch for "some authorita-
tive act or statement" to "end once
and for all" rumors of his intentions
to marry Mrs. Simpson.
Stern and silent, the Prime Min-
ister strode into the palace for a
straight-from-the-shoulder talk on
the crisis which has grown to such
proportions that some quarters as-
sertedaldwin told Edward he and
the cabinet would resign unless his
majesty cooled his association with
the former Baltimore belle.
Confers With Simon
He emerged at the end of the hour,
went directly to the House of Com-
mons and later to 10 Downing to
confer with Sir John Simon, British
Home Secretary.
As the government crisis height-
ened in intensity, it was learned from
private sources that Edward himself
is watching impending developments
with unruffled composure, that above'
everything else he will consider the
best interests of the British realm
and take no step likely to discredit
the heritage cf the throne or violate
the trust and loyalty of his people.
Edward still will insist, these ad-
vices said, upon his right as an in-
dividual to seek personal happiness
in his private life, but he is concerned
by riticism now directed against
Hopes For Solution
The King hopes, with the sym-
pathy of his people, it was stated, to
work out a solution of his private
actions which will be satisfactory to
him and to the realm.

As to reports he had made ar-
rangements for marriage to Mrs.
Simpson, those close to him asserted
the monarch himself has branded the
reports untrue.
The news magazine Cavalcade', in
an article for publication tomorrow,
said Baldwin told Edward in a con-
ference a week ago that he had re-
ceived "representations" from Aus-
ialia, Canada, and South Mrica
on the King's friendship with Mrs.
"In this time of crisis when Britain
must be strong and united," the
Prime Minister was quoted as having

lines is the subject of a poem by
Henry Van Dyke about the last con-;
cert on its bells before the Germans
occupied the city during the war.,
Ghent and Antwerp also have fa-


AI ri-ar 1.1lr ocurments 400 was received. Fraternities and
T e sororities gave $200 with several more!
Shiown At Library ,still to contribute.
"We are well-pleased with the re-
The Josiah Harmar Papers, an in- sults," said Willson. "We will be
valuabloe Petinn of lP.ttrC. armvIc hint-. -n - n,- i r, r m-i(et thel

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