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VOL. XLVII No. 70 ANN ARBOR, MICHIGAN, FRIDAY, DEC. 18, 1936

PRICE FIVE CENTS

Cut In Taxes
Is Promised
As Roosevelt
Renews Work
Improvement In Business
Expected To Help Bring
Balanced Budget

Bishop Is Told
Member To St
McGovern Rises In House
Of Commons To Request
Return To Real Issues
LONDON, Dec. 17.-UP)-"Jock"
McGovern, the outspoken member of
Parliament who once heckled King
George V, rose in the House of Com-
mons today to tell "the bishops" to
"get out and deal with unemploy-
ment instead of kicking a man when

3y Parliament1

op Kicking Duke
if they don't get their way" and
added:
"If the issue (of Edward's marriage
to Wallis Simpson) had been put to
the country, he would have beaten
the cabinet. The Prime Minister
would have gone but the maa-(Ed-
ward)-would have remained."
H le said the ministers were "a num-
ber of old, worn-out veterans who are
continually threatening to resign."
Defends Edward
McGovern, who shouted out in par-
liament three years ago, just as King
G(1nrr V fini ch d hic dritina

Dr. Edmunds Bell Ringers
Is Named For Out 'Til '38,
Russel Lecture Say Officials
Pharmacology Head Gets! Arundel Remains In Cell,
Award For Distinctive Disciplinary Committee
Services During Year Hands Out Suspensions

Here's One Election
Samilton Wins; Gets
Party Endorsement
CHICAGO, Dec. 17.-()P)--Chair-
man John D. M. Hamilton received
an overwhelming vote of confidence
today in a turbulent meeting of the
Republican National Committee.
The members voted 74 to 2 to reject
his proferred resignation and to re-
tain him at the party helm after
threeand a half hours of acrimonious
debate.
Their deliberation room in a loop
hotel re-echoed crosscurrents of or-
atory. Sharp attacks on the Kansan
evoked a spirited defense. Partici-
t nni Pl hed onn cdemnds lfnr liberal-

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he's down."'
Federal Borrowing Bringing into open debate the
wrath of some parliamentarians
Will Be Cut Down. against the Archbishop of Canter-
bury's radio rebuke of former King
Edward VIII, McGovern, once a
WASHINGTON, Dec. 17.-(I1)- I plumber, said the cabinet members
President Roosevelt today became the acted like "a lot of huffy old women
hub of a whirling wheel of, second- - ------ - - ----
term activities that threw off, among
other things, official word that the!Socia Security
administration was striving for cuts
in both federal appropriations and
certain taxes. Labor's'Right,'
At the same time the following re-
ports emerged from White House H aber Asserts
conferences and other authoritative
circles:
That the Chief Executive and Con-AB
gressional leaders look to further im- Act Will Benefit Only Halfi
provement in business to hasten-a re- Of Gainfully Employed;
turn on a balanced budget. D ei a r e
No Cabinet ChangeDomesticLabor Exempt
That there will be no general
hatupofthe awinetn. gnea EDITOR'S NOTE: This Is the third in
shake-up of the cabinet. series of articles in which Prof. Wil-
That the government will do 'very liamt Haber of the economics depart-
little" borrowing from now on to fi- ment explains thesocial secrity Act.
nancerunnig expnses.This article describes the old age an-i
nance running expenses. nuity pension plan. The Daily follow-I
That the Civilian Conservation ing the Christmas recess, will publish
Corps will be extended after March a summary of the remaining articles of
31 and made permanent July 1 the series.
That the lending powers of the Re- In order to offer annuities to aged
construction Finance Corporation will workers on the basis of "right" rath-
be extended beyond July 1. er than "charity," as is now the case,'
Chairman Harrison (Dem., Miss.) every worker in the United States will
and Doughton (Dem., N.C.), of the pay to the government one percent
Senate and House committees on tax- I of his wages and every employer will
ation talked budget and taxes with pay one percent of his total payroll,
Mr. Roosevelt. Harrison said after- under the Social Security Act, be-
ward the question of eliminating Iginning in January, Prof. William
nuisance taxes where administrative Haber of the economics department
costswere "but of all proportion" to and chairman of the Governor's So-
the revenue collected was being stud- cial' Security Study Commission,
ied. Possible modification of the levy
on undistributed profits of corpora- pointed out.
tions, to ease the burden on com- Taxes Will Increase
panies in debt. and those wishing to "These taxes will increase every
enlarge their plants, also was under three years," he said, "until they
review. he said. reach a maximum of six percent in
No More Taxes 1949-three percent of the workers'
He reiterated there would be no in- wages and three percent of the em-
creased taxes at the coming session, ployers' payrolls."
basing this opinion on the business These taxes, Professor Haber ex-
pickup and consequent higher tax re- plained, are to be paid by all work-
ceipts. et's in certain industries and are to
"Reports of receipts to the Treas- be assessed against wages up to the
ury are most gratifying," he said. amount of $3,000 a year. This will
Speaker Bankhead (Dem., Ala.) even include the salary of a corpora-
came out of the President's private tion president, up to the first $3,000,
office with a statement he had dis- he added.
cussed prospects of keeping appro-
priations down. "Certam workers are exempt either
"The President is as anxious to do because of administrative difficulty
that as any of us," he said. in collecting the tax or because of
Daniel W. Bell, acting budget di- constitutional or other questions,"
rector, who attended a parley be- Professor Haber continued. He listed
tween the President, Secretary Mor- domesticaworkers in private homes,
genthau arnd Mari'iner S. Ecles, fed- farm laborers, employes in public
eral reserve board chairman, said service of state, county or township
"there is nothing left to be done on (the Federal Government cannot tax
the budget now but the message." another political subdivision), em-
(The President's budget message to ployes of chairtable, non-profit mak-
Congress). ing organizations, as exempt from
paying the tax.

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eWgev nxsn e nis tra lionaL The Henry Russel lecturer for 1937 Walter Harter and Jack Arundel, puon
speech from the throne, that "you are will be Dr. Charles Edmunds, head former students who broke in the ization of Republican policy and crit-
o gang of lazy, idle, oarasites," burst carillon tower at 3 a.m. Tuesday, gave icism of the party's action on social
out in defense of George's son today' of the pharmacology department of a(leycmu nipopucn problems.
a sleepy campus an impromptu con- prbes
while members of the House were the School of Medicine, according to cert and damaged the clavier-instru- When the results of the roll call'
debating a resolution opposing the announcement made yesterday by ments, were notified by the discipli- were disclosed, Hamilton stated:
reduction of unemployment allow- the Research Club. nary committee yesterday that they "I am gratified. I'll keep right ont
ances. T p ta dmay ot reenter the ntil working."
Th ponmn aeby the Uivrit:
"Let the bishops deal with unem- epter ty1938. The chairman shook hands with
ployment instead of kicking a man executive council of the Re 'rHa his chief critic, RepresentativeP
when he is down," he cried. Club and confirmed by the Regents. Harter, a junior, withdrew Wednes- Hamilton Fish of New York.
" he ppontmet crris wih i anday after paying his $5 fine, facing
"Let them go on the wireless and The appointment carries with it an almost certain suspension.Arundel, "I'm a Republican," Fish said. "I'm
try to arouse the indignation and the award made from the income from who still languishes in the Wash- going along with him. I just wanteds
conscience of the nation against so- an endowment established in 1925 by an opportunity to express myself"
cial injustices that the common peo- the will of Henry Russel, '73, and is ten. Cout a bhen ithsay an T o t oexpres mheh
p l s f f r . m d e a n u a l y t o t h f c u t y m e - D e c . 4 . B o t h h a d b e e n p r e v i o u s l y a r - i T h e t w o v o t e s a g a i n s t t h e c h a i r -
e saide dsen ke de jud to h e ac plitye rested on a drunk and disorderly man were cast by Mrs. Katharine
He said he had seen children killed wor of the a colaslyd charge and had come before discipli- Kennedy Brown of Ohio and L. W.
by bombs in Spain and added: "That work of the greatest scholarly dis- nary committee before. McCormick of Philadelphia, who held
action was cruel and deadly, but nTheir fate was announced by Prof. the proxy of James W. Arnold of
swift and sudden. Death is being Another part of the endowment is E. Blythe Stason of the Law School, Georgia. Fish held the proxy of E.F
dealt out to millions of children in employed to make a similar award to chairman of the committee. "After A. Rasmuson of Alaska but refrainedc
this country-it is like putting them one of the younger members of the examining the facts," he said, "we from voting.
into a compartment in which the life faculty, an assistant professor or in- have decided that Harter and Arun- /
is slowly pushed out of their bodies." structor. This award is made at the del, having withdrawn, shall not be Fiod
Never Mind Simpson time of the lecture, which will prob- readmitted before September, 1938, race
He advised the cabinet and "the ably be held in the first week of and shall be admitted then only on
bishops" to "never mind Mrs. Simp- May. making a showing satisfactory to the Of T cD
son" and declared "we are all will- Dr. Edmunds, whose work in phar- dean of the literary college and to O®LtOs Planeg
ing to relieve" Prime Minister Bald- macology has gained him interna- the dean of students that in the fu-t
win and his cabinet "if they want tional distinction, is the twelfth fac- ture their conduct will conform vwithT
to go." ulty man to receive the award. required standards."a
His speech served as a prelude to After coming to the United States The disciplinary committee is con- i
what may be a more extended attack from England in 1883, Dr. Edmunds posed of Dr. Stason, Joseph A. Bur-~( SALT LAKE CITY, Dec. 17.-()- I
on the British Broadcasting Com- received his doctor's degree in med- sley, dean of students, and Prof. Axel Searchers failed tonight to developr
pany for carrying the Archbishop's icine from the University in 1901', and Marin of the mechanical engineering their only "clue" in the hunt for an'
speech, in which he called Edward's an A.B. degree in 1904. He became a department of the engineering col- airliner lost with seven persons, alle
determination to marry Mrs. Simpson professor of medicine in 1907 and lege. feared dead, and wearily moved tot
"a violation of Christian principles served as assistant dean of the med- "begin al lover."n
of marriage" and termed friends of ical school, from 1918 to 1921. He T At least 25 planes and hundreds of
the former king "a circle whose has served on several national com- R ege ts Na mel men will launch at dawn tomorrow a
standards and ways of life are alien mittees and councils in medical re- F widened hunt for the western ar ex-
to the best instincts and traditions Is'earch, and was appointed health' De roi" I " ' idpreshtrafor thewichedisappered
of his people." commissioner for the League of Na- Tetuolti rm press transport which disappeared
-jLions at Geneva in 1925. He is the;Tuesday.
ro-author with Dr. Arthur R. Cushny F or Dor m J.b The new program was announcedc
M urphy Asks of a "Laboratory Guide in Pharma-F r oJ as dusk settled over Utah's jagged,
M clogy" and has contributed exten- Isnow-crested mountains. A day-longc
I " l sively to professional periodicals. The Board of Regents has selected effort ended with no report that anye
Fo A S c iLast year's lecturer was Prof. John Taylor & Meyer, Detroit, as archi- of the ground searchers-on horse-
G. Winter, chairman of the Latin de- tects for the two dormitory units back, snow-shoes and skiis- had1
Act partment and director of the division which will be built on Madison St., found the place where one said yes-
of fine arts. The late Dean G. Carl President Alexander G. Ruthven an- terday he. saw possible "traces" of
Huber of the Graduate School was nounced yesterday. the plane.
Pleads For Quick Action awarded the honor in 1935, while the "Plans are now being prepared and Seventeen planes covered an esti-t
1934 lecture was given by Prof. Er- .imated 100 square miles as groundc
AS I See No Cangeit is hoped that by Monday or Tues-t
As I Sees No Change mine D. Case, director of the Museum day of next week they will be in the crews fought snow and ice today
In Federal Deadline of Paleontology. a ofnt td Presi where the hunt centered in the
------ .------ han contractors ,rbss, Wasatch Mountains southeast of
dent Ruthven said. here.
DETROIT, Dec. 17.--()-A plea i CpS tHe indicated that the contract "Tomorrow," said A. E. Cahlan,
that legislators submerge partisan would be let within the next few spokesman for Western Air, "the
feelings at the special session of the weeks and that work on the two units s
Legislature next Monday and speed- or B roadcast would begin as soon as possible. Tay- "The plan is to make a detailed
ily enact an unemployment insur- for & Meyer drew plans for .the hunt all along the airline route be-r
ane aw was voiced today by ovennex, to which the units will tween Milford and Salt Lake City,
nor-Elect Frank Murphy. be adjacent.s extending 25 miles out on either side.
Returning from a month vacation President Ruthven said that a There will be definite assignments
in Florida, Washington and NewI Glee Club, Band, Selected I meeting of the Regents to select the for the participating planes so the
York, Murphy conferred briefly with l usical Talent, Make Up contractor had not yet been set. territory will be covered thoroughly."s
Dr. William Haber, chairman of the Over Milford, 180 miles southwest1
social security study commission, and Tentative Program Kim nmel Case May of Salt Lake City, pilot S. J. Samson
Edmund C. Shields of Lansing, Na- Tosent the last radio report heard fromf
tional Democratic committeeman, but Michigan students and organiza- CroTo Jury iodav the lost liner at 3:27 a.m., Mountain
no announcement was made of the tions will be the principals in the na- 'Standard Time, Tuesday. The shipr
discussions. tion-wide broadcast to be made from T'was due here from Los Angeles at
Murphy declared he has been campus on January 22 T. Hawley The trial of Grant Kimmel, 66-4:10 a.m.
studying the situation in various state Tapping, general secretary of the year old Lyndon township farmer In mid-afternoon, although no
departments, especially the liquor Alumni Association and press rela- charged with assault with attempt change in plans was announced of-
control commission. tions director of committee in charge to kill John Sheets, 32-year old De-
"My one objective will be to give of the program disclosed yesterday. troit policeman, was expected to be ficdalong planes ranged farther south
the administration of the liquor con- The carillon which The Daily was given to the jury today. an alonLake C tc
i Th carllonwhic TheDail wasof Salt Lake City._ i
trol act character and morality," he s Prosecuting Attorney Albert J.
previously given to understand would
said. "I am not reflecting upon any- e a featured part of the program Rapp began summing up his case yes- TAPPING TO VISIT PORTO RICO
one. Speaking for myself alone I am probably will not take other tha' terday afternoon, but the court was
determined that it will be adminis- small part in the program. Mr. Tap- recessed before he finished. He and T. Hawley Tapping, general secre-
tered on a high plane, without fa- ping id. the attorney for the defense are ex- tary of the Alumni Association and
voritism, privilege, scandal or impro- T rogram must be triumph, he pected to conclude their arguments editor of the Michigan Alumnus, is
priety"cTied. "Michiganetoday. leaving Sunday for a short vacation,
fon thnedirst hianhas been picked Kimmel was on the stand yester- trip to Porto Rico. While there he'
broadcasts to be given from the day morning for cross-examination. will visit several schools and colleges
Get outdoors .famous American campus. Thous-
. T " ands of dollars are being invested in * *"1"* *C*I

Chiang's F'ate
Is Undecided;
Rebel, Loyalist
Armies Clash
Rebel Negotiators Confer;
Government 'Will Never
Come To Terms'
Chang's Situation
Said To Be Weak
NANKING, China, Dec. 18-(Fri-
dayI-(R')-Two armies fought today
while secret negotiators debated set-
tlement of a civil war that may cost
the lives of both leaders, Generalis-
simo Chiang Kai Shek and his captor,
Marshal Chang Hsueh Liang.
,The Nanking regime, although as-
serting its armies were highly suc-
cessful on the Shensi battlefront and
declaring its refusal to compromise
with the rebel Marshal Chang Hsueh
Liang, was known to be considering
terms on which the leader of the up-
rising at Sianfu, capital of Shensi,
proposed to free Chiang and end the
civil war.
Loyalists Gain
Loyal divisions were reported
steadily driving the rebel troops back
on Sianfu, over which government
planes were flying in awesome dem-
onstrations. It is in Sianfu that the
government asserts the generalissimo
is held captive, with several of his
generals, by the rebel "Young Mar-
shal."
Deep interest centered, however, in
the closely guarded conferences at
Nanking, where James Elder, British
adviser to Marshal Chang, was closet-
ed with Madame Chiang Kai Shek,
her brother-in-law, Dr. H. H. Kung,
minister of finance and temporary
head of the government, and her
brother, T. V. Soong, exminister of
finance and high in government
councils.
Elder arrived by air from Sianfu to
communicate terms on which Mar-
shal Chang proposes to settle the
crisis which has plunged China into
civil conflict. Only the highest lead-
ers of the Nanking government were
permitted to talk with him.
Chang Scored
The government, however, out-
wardly maintained an unyielding at-
titude toward Marshal Chang. The
control Yuan (council) voted that
the rebel chieftain should be con-
demned to public execution for his
rebellion, a crime "so enormous * *
it cannot be expiated should he
(Chang) die a thousand deaths."
After the meeting between Elder
and Nanking leaders an official
spokesman asserted it "would be be-
neath the dignity of the government
to negotiate with Marshal Chang,
whom we considered a bandit. Nan-
king might be prepared to offer Mar-
shal Chang assurances for his per-
sonal safety but the government will
never come to political terms with
him."
It was nevertheless known that ef-
forts to obtain a negotiated settle-
ment of the crisis were going forward.
7,000 Men Idle
As Fibre Plant
Enters Strike
DETROIT. Dec. 17.--(P)-Officials
of the United Automobile Workers of

America today claimed more than 7,-
000 workmen are idle because of
strikes in four auto plants.
The list was augmented today by
a strike at the National Automotive
Fibres Co., manufacturers of floor
pads, cushions and upholstery, where
it was claimed 1,500 are idle as the re-
sult of a strike shortly after 6 a.m.
Strikers maintained picket lines
but did not remain inside the factory
as they have at the two plants of the
Kelsey-Hayes Co., wheel manufac-
turers and at the Aluminum Co., of
America.
While the strike at the fibre com-
pany was being called, officials of the
Kelsey Wheel Co. in Windsor, Ont.,
announced that 25 per cent of the
men who struck there yesterday had
returned to work this morning, and
the plant had resumed operations.
The strike at the fibre company
was called, Stanley Novak, organizer,
said, because ten union shop mem-
bers had been dism.issed yesterday.
The strikers also are demanding Wage
increases of 25 cents an hour for both
ben and women. Approximately 60
per cent of the employes are women,
union officials declared.
C. E. Carpenter, plant manager, de-

Hinshaw, Otte,
To Head Senior
Ball Committee
Other Dance Aides Named
By Dewey; Conger Is
Permanent Secretary
Announcement of the appointment
of Joseph Hinshaw, '37, Delta Kappa
Epsilon, and John Otte, '37, Chi Psi,
as co-chairmen of the Senior Ball
was made yesterday by Allan Dewey,
'37, Zeta Psi, president of the senior

Half Employed Included
"The result of these exemptions,"
Professor Haber claimed, "is that
only half the gainfully employed will
be included in the old age annuity
system. Others are exempt and. since
they do not pay, they build up no
annuities 'from which they might
benefit. If they should need aid
after they reach 65, they would have
to apply for it from the straight pen-
sion fund, wait for an investigation
of their resocurces and receive aid
only according to their needs."
Because there will be no annuities
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'Rest, Relax And,

class.]Is Dr. Bell's
Other members of the Senior Ball
Committee named by Dewey include:
Fred Buesser, Delta Tau Delta; Elli By ROBERT P. WEEKS
Wade, Alpha Phi; Kathryn Ann Paradoxical vacations that end
Keeler, Kappa Alpha Theta; William with the student more worn out than
Anspach, Zeta Beta Tau and Roswell b
Curtis, Chi Phi. before he left school were denounced
Virginia Smith, Kappa Kappa by Dr. Margaret Bell of the Health
Gamma, will head the Cap and Gown Service yesterday. "Rest, relax and
Committee, which includes Betty get outdoors," was Dr. Bell's perscrip-
Roura, Betsy Barbour; Fritz Buchan- tion for an enjoyable vacation that
an, Delta Tau Delta; Arthur Ernst, was also satisfactory from the stand-
Zeta Psi and Swift Corwin, Delta point of health.
Kappa Epsilon. To students driving home and to
Robert Friedman, Kappa Nu, was those who will use automobiles while
named chairman of the Finance they are home, Dr. Bell issued a
Committee, assisted by Ruth Clark, warning against careless driving and
Helen Newberry; Marion Holden, Pi more particularly against driving af-
Beta Phi; John Barker, Beta Theta ter having had anything to drink. An
Pi; Ray Goodman, Sigma Alpha Mu; average of two students each year
Joan Niles, Martha Cook; Evelyn fail to return to Ann Arbor after va-
Bluestein, Alpha Epsilon Phi and cation. Dr. Warren G. Forsythe,
Beth Trumbull, Mosher-Jordan. director of the Health Service has

V acation Advice
dlared that one of the most disheart-
ening ways of starting out the new
year back in school was to fall ill
with some children's disease like
mumps or measles after the second
or third day back in Ann Arbor.
Unfortunately this is not a rare
occurrence, Dr. Bell stated, for stu-
dents have a number of opportuni-
ties for picking up such diseases
when they are home and they do not
exercise enough caution in avoiding
children with these diseases or the
rooms in which the children have
occupied.
Research concluded within the past
month on the transmission of such
diseases by means of droplets sus-
pended in the air has revealed, Dr.
Bell stated, that these droplets often
remain in the air for several hours

the programs, and more thousands s I1 IL 1 a1U Z Uu W
will be spent on publicity. Michigan S
by being picked first has been great- Reactionary Past Marley Says
ly honored and has consequently, aV
large part of the responsibility for By ALBERT MAYIO a specific contribtuion to religion
the success of the rest of the series, Institutionalized religion has a have been forced out of the fold,
he concluded. I questionable record as far as hu- only to be reclaimed by a later gen-
Though Mr. Tapping estimated man progress is concerned, the' Rev. eration. These men made their con-
that 20 well placed radio stations H. P. Marley said yesterday in an tributions because of the religious
could cover the country so that every- interview with reference to a Daily nurture they received in the church,
one would be able to hear the broad- editorial criticising, and a forum but in spite of the church which re-
cast, more than 70 stations in the red letter written by Prof. Preston Slos- jected their teachings."
network of the National Broadcast- son of, the history department, de- The church has definitely been
ing Company will be used to insure fending the churches as institutions. conservative and at times reaction-
as large an audience as possible. The "Both Professor Slosson and The ary, Mr. Marley declared, "but out of
85,000 alumni in all parts of the Daily editorial writer are correct in these periods of stagnation when the
country are being notified of the their viewpoints, but they do not church has been static there always
program, both as groups and as in- have a complete understanding of evolved a new spirit usually embodied
dividuals. Thousands of others in- the religious problem today," Mr. in these individuals."
terested in hearing the new carillon Marley said. "The church, which is The question of evaluating the
will be sure to listen. institutionalized religion ,is quite dif- short comings of the church lies in
The part which the Baird carillon ferent from the essence of religion the fiel dof social psychology which
will play in the program is at present which may be found in isolated in- must answer the question of why the
doubtful. Not yet sure whether its dividuals whom the church rejects mass of institutions moves more

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