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The Weathier
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Editorials
Communists Back
In The Fold ...

VOL. XLVII No. 82 ANN ARBOR, MICHIGAN, SUNDAY, JAN. 17, 1937

PRICE FIVE CENTS

Pucksters Rebound Sit-Downers'

Continues As Coach

To Crush Gophers,
8-1, In Fast Contest,

BeginExodus
From Plants
G.M., Union Leaders Show
Optimism As Negotiation
Procedure Is Outlined
Knudsen, Martin
Plan Daily Parleys
(By The Associated Press)
"Sit down" strikers begin evacua-

Kipke Retained As Head
Football Coach, But New

Line Mentor

Is Sought

Battered Wolverines Ram
6 Goals Past Wilkinson
In First Period
James High Scorer
With Four Counters
Heyliger Turns In Great
Performance ; Fabello Is
Initial Point-Maker
By BONTH WILLIAMS

W. C. Sadler To Run
For Mayor's Office
Following the announcement yes-
terday by Mayor Robert A. Campbell
that he intended to retire after the

Pollock Believes Civil Service
Plans W ould Be Big A dvance

expiration of his present term, came tion of General Motors plants pre-
the announcement by Prof. Walter C. liminary to opening of formal peace
Sadler of the engineering college thatnegotiations.
he intended to run for the office ofneoitns
mayor. General Motors and United Auto-
Prof. Sadler is at present president mobile Workers of America repre-
of ths city council, and has been very s a os r fnr

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active both as an alderman, and,
since his promotion, as president ofj

Michigan's nine-man hockey squad, the council. He served on 11 special
badly battered after their bruising committees during his two-year term
Friday defeat, returned to the Coli- as aldermtan.
seum ice before more than 1,400 As president of the City Council,
howling fans last night and shel- in this, his first term, he has taken
lacked the supposedly invincible a stand for lower taxes, favored park
squad of 14 Minnesota Gophers by and recreational development, worked
a score of 8-1. on relief problems and furthered nu-
The scrapping Wolverines ranimed merous other projects.
When called at his home last night,
six goals past All-American Goalie he declined to make any comment
Bud Wilkinson in the first period hislns ae ny d opedt
and after that were content to coast until his plans are better developed.
through behind their big lead. Even Tu
so Eddie Lowrey's little squad com- W\om anU nhurt
xletely outclassed the Gopher power-h n)
house and a great pair of Michigan T A . a1
defensemen bounced the rangy in Auto Crash,
Norsemen from board to board when-
ever they got past a stalwart front Is Electrocuted
line defense.l
James Gets Four I
Michigan's great captain and cen- v.-,.i Pol isk
ter, Vic Heyliger, playing despite a pjsilant I liceinan ks
bad charley horse, turned in a sen- Life In Futile Endeavor
sational performance as he made up To Make Rescue
for last night when Wilkinson robbed l ae1ec
him of at least three goals.-
Gibby James with four goals and Miss Edna H. Ross, 24 years old, of
an assist was the scoring leader of Ann Arbor, was electrocuted early
the evening and got one goal more yesterday morning when she climbed
than Heyliger. out of a wrecked car onto a high ten-
To Jack Merrill, playmaker and sion wire on Ecorse Road, just east
the scrapper of the club go top hon- of Ypsilanti.
ors also. When Coach Lowrey took Her companion, Mrs. Ruth Walling,
his first line off for frequent rests 20 years old, also of Ann Arbor, and
it was Merrill who was all over the the driver of the car, escaped un-
ice, pacing the reserve line and com- injured except for minor bruises and
pletely outplaying the frantic goph- shock.
ers. sc.w
Before the series started Friday af- The accident occurred when the
ternoon, Larry Armstrong, Gopher car in which they were riding ran off
coach, told me that Michigan could the road into a Detroit Edison Co.
not score five goals en Wilkinson in I power line pole, and tore down a wire
carrying a 20,000 volt current.
Neither had been seriously hurt by
Pairing off last night on two other the accident and were discussing
sphoi fronts, hlesties the s rI means of getting out of the car when
through winners in all of them. Miss Ross climbed out the windshield
At Madison, the basketball team, and came in contact with the wire.
behind the stellar performance of A Ypsilanti policeman, Joseph Ber-
John Townsend, romped through the gor, who came despite the fact that
University of Wisconsin five by a the accident was outside the city
score of 43-31. limits, risked his life to pull Miss Ross
In the'second event, Michigan de- off the wires, but was uninjured be-
feated the highly touted Franklin and cause the power breaker had shut
Marshall wrestling team 22%,1 to 7% ,off the current.
ut Lancaster, Pa. for the Wolverine The interruption of current caused'
grapplers' third victory. part of the eastern section of Ypsi-
- ------- - lanti to be without current for a few
all four games the teams will play. minutes after the crash. The line
After the first period last night he was then quickly repaired.
was so disgusted he refused to talk
to the team and let them make their President Rut.ven
own substitutions.
Johnny Fabello, out of bed for the ' ))(10 tat Imp ovedj
first time Friday and still suffering-
from a heavy ccld, got the firstfga
of the game after only 2 minutes and President Ruthven was yesterday
25 seconds of play when lie pushed reported in much improved condi-
a rebound past Wilkinson after Hey- tion by members -of his household.
liger and James had worked the puck He will probably partially resume
in clase. his duties next week.
Score 5 in 5 Minutes He suffered an attack of influenza'
Both teams went to iur .he next in the early part of this week and
five minutes with Bill Wood match- has since been confined to his resi-
ing save for save with Wilkinson. dence. Dr. Cyrus C. Sturgis, director
Heyliger broke away from his own of the Simpson Memorial Institute,
red line with about eight minutes has attended him.
gone and swept around the defense.
Riding in on the right flank he
sucked Wilkinson out on a fake an Fat er
then slid the puck around his prone;
body in 8:55. From then on Mich-
igan went wild. Heyliger's gcal wa Occasion I or M
the first of five that Michigan
banged home within five minutes.

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negotiations agreed upon.
Governor Murphy holds 2,300
Michigan National Guardsmen on
strike duty at Flint.
Four strike leaders arraigned on
riot inciting charges stand mute; re-
leased on bond for later examination.
Flint prosecutor says will "prose-:
cute to limit" union officers he ac-
cuses of "touching off" riot; releases!

HARRY G KIPKE
Party Leaders
Flay Murphy's'
Aid Of Strikers
By FRED WARNER NEAL
LANSING, Jan. 16.-(Special to
The Daily)-Democrats and Repub-
licans alike today criticized Gover-

Approves Plan To Set Up
Administration Headed
By SingleOfficial
By TUURE TENANDER
As significant "a step forward as
the passing of the original civil serv-
ice bill in 1883" will be accomplished
if the civil service recommendations
contained in the report of the Presi-
dent's Committee on Administrative
Management are carried out, Prof.
James K. Pollock of the political sci-
ence department said yesterday.
"I am profoundly and favorably
impressed by the report of the com-
mittee," Professor Pollock said. "No
abler committee could have been-in

10 strikers held after disorder, With- nor Murphy's decision to aid
holds action on 1,200 "John Doe" General Motors strikers until
warrants. tlement of the controversy

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Governor orders state welfare re-
lief for needy General Motors work-
ers made idle by strike.
DETROIT, Jan. 16.-(IP)-Union
"sit-down" strikers, with bands play-
ing and banners flung out in the
breeze, began evacuation of General
Motors plants today as leaders opti-
mistically charted a course for ne-
gotiations beginning Monday to set-
tle the widespread automotive tie-up.
Homer Martin, president of the
United Automobile Workers of Amer-
ica whose strikes threw 115,000 of
the giant automobile concern's wage-
earners out of work, led 400 to 500
strikersfrom the Cadillac division
plant here a short time after two'
score "sit downers" emerged from
the Fleetwood favtory.
Martin, Knudsen Confer
At about the same time 75 strikers
vacated the guide lamp plant at An-
derson, Ind.
In conference with William S.
Knudsen, executive vice-president of
General Motors, Martin today ar-
ranged final details of daily parleys
for settlement of eight union de-
mands, starting at 11 a.m. (E.S.T.)
Monday in the Corporation's offces
here.
The union head said that "it seems
quite evident that there is a desire
on the part of General Motors to
reach a settlement." Knudsen had
said the Governor's conference agree-
ment showed "we are willing to co-
operate, to get somewhere."
Relief For Employes
Governor Murphy without formal
explanation today cancelled orders
for demobilization of the Guardsmen
sent to Flint, Mayor Harold E.
Bradshaw at Flint said he had asked
their retention over the week-end
until after "sit-down" strikers va-
cate two Fisher Body Company plants
there. It was outside the Fisher
Plant No. 2 last Monday night that
strikers engaged in a street battle
with police in which missiles and
gunfire injured 27 persons.
The union said it was prepared to
"fight these cases to the end." -
Acting on Governor Murphy's
recommendation, Joseph obtained,
dismissal of charges against 10 strik-
ers injured in the riots.
The Governor said today all Gen-
eral Motors employes in need be-
cause of the strike situation will re-
ceive state welfare aid.

them back to work. fact, never has been-appointed to
Members of the Legislature, high deal with this subject, and the result
in both parties, both liberals and is of the highest order. I do not have
conservatives, expressed the view time to comment in detail on the
that the Governor' order to the State various parts of the report but I am
Welfare Department was definitely happy to make a few observations on
taking sides, an action they feel, that the section dealing with personnel
should be avoided. 1 management," Professor Pollock said.
'Eject, Don't Support' Termed 'Forward-Looking'
One Democrat, not a member of ."In
the Legislature but high in party n this part of the report we are
circles commented: "The strikers, in given the most forward-looking and,
circlsg comrent "gTh e strikers on the whole, admirable program
refusing to leave the General Motors for rehabilitating the federal civil
Plants, were violating the law. TheysevcthtasperdPof-
were " trespassing. The state had, serviollock aas appeared, P es-
rather than an obligation to support sor Posocksaid.
them, an obligation to eject them. In his message to Congress Tues-
Now that Murphy is going to furnish day President Roosevelt gave as one
them, aid, the state is definitely fa- of his five points the following: "x
voring violators of the law." tend the merit system upward, out-
But this most recent action-giv- ward and downward to cover prac-
ing state aid to needy strikers fam- tically all non-policy-determining
ilies-is too much, it is felt by al-
most all but the Governor's officiale
family and ardent supporters. Sid e Rso
They base their objection to it on y
two grounds. The hardened poli- To Si>eak Here
ticians, such as members of the Dem-
oratic State Central Committee, O Lie , e t
point out that General Motors offi-
cials and their supporters are cer-
tain to feel that the Governor is
giving aid and comfort to the enemy Capt. Sidney Ransom, internation-
and will, as a result be more hostile allecturer, editor and engineer, will'
than ever to the present administra- deliver two public lectures tomorrow
tion in Lansing. on "Death, the Sign of Life" and
Object On Legal Grounds "Theosophy, the Science of Life." His
Others object to state aid for firsttalk will be given at 4:15 p.m.
strikers on legal grounds and as a in the Natural Science Auditorium
matter of policy. A senator on the and the second at 8 p.m. in the
judiciary committee, whose opinion League.
is fairly representative, thought the Captain Ransom has been brought
action "not only illegal but anti- to Ann Arbor under the sponsorship
legal. No state official," he said, of the Michigan Theosophical Feer-
"has a right to aid persons who ation, and at the invitation of the
break the law, let alone bargain with Ann Arbor Theosophical Lodge and
them to obey the law. the Student Theosophical Club. Dr.
"I feel rather sympathetic to most B. Jiminez of the Health Service is
of the strikers' aims," this man con- president of the Michigan Theosoph-
tinued, "but I do not feel that it is ( ical Federation as well as the Ann
Governor Murphy's place to force Arbor Theosophical Lodge.
the taxpayers to care for the strikers. Visiting the United States as lec-
_______ _______turer for the Theosophical Society
W ill in America, Captain Ransom has
HinesWTake lectured throughout the country. In
the fall of 1935 he also spoke here

posts; reorganize the civil service
system as a part of management
under a single, responsible almin-
istrator, create a citizen board to
serve as the watch dog of the merit
system and increase the salaries of
key posts throughout the service so
that the government may attract and
hold in a career service men and
women of ability and character."
Criticisms Weli Directed
"I am especially impressed with
the proposals for civil service reform
because I have recently had the op-
portunity of investigating the opera-
tion of civil service systems through-
out the country, and I know how well
directed are the criticisms of the
present U. S. Civil Service Commis-
sion's report," Professor Pollock said.
Approval of the plan to set up a
civil service administration to be
headed by an administrator and to
be counselled and advised by a civil
(Continued on Page 3)
Climb Of Labor
To Be Marley's
Sermon Topic
Life-Sized Earth Is Topic
Of Lemon; Heaps Talks
On RightPerspective
Sermons by local ministers and
University professors will feature to-
day's services at Ann Arbor churches.
The Rev: Dr. H. P. Marley will de-
liver the sermon on the subject of
"Labor Rises by Sitting Down" at the
twilight service of the Unitarian
Church. At 7:30 p.m. B. A. De-
Vere Bailey of the University Mu-
seums will speak to the Liberal Stu-
dents' Union on the topic of "Gods
and Men in Asia."
At the 10:45 a.m. service of the
First Presbyterian Church the Rev.
Dr. William P. Lemon will speak on
the subject of "A Life-Sized Earth."
In the evening the Student Guild
will conduct a symposium on the
practicability of Christianity.
"Having the Right Perspective"
will be the subject of a sermon by
the Rev. A. R. Heaps at the morning
service of the Congregational Church.
Prof. Elmer D. Mitchell of the de-
partment of athletics will speak at
the Student Fellowship supper on
"Impressions of Everyday Europe."
St. Andrews Episcopal Church will
hold a Holy Communion Service at
8 a.m. and the Rev. Henry Lewis will
lead the Morning Prayer and deliver
the sermon at 11 a.m.
HOST TO TROTZKY
MEXICO CITY, Jan 16.- (A)-
Diego Rivera, Mexican painter and
host to the exiled former Russian
leader, Leon Trotzky, was taken to
a local hospital today for medical
treatment. Attending physicians
said he had an intestinal infection
and kidney trouble but that his con-
dition was not serious.
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Cappon To Keep Positions
As Assistant Athletic
Director, Cage Coach
Kipke On Lookout
For Capable Man
Board Takes Early Action
To Remove Speculation
On Kipke'sStatus
By FRED DE LANO
Harry G. Kipke will continue as
Michigan's head football coach, the
Board in Control of Physical Educa-
tion announced late yesterday.
Definitely spiking all rumors to the
contrary, Prof. Ralph W. Aigler,
chairman of the Board, said that
Kipke's contract has been renewed
for one year, the period for which
all University coaches are hired.
However, one change will be made
in the personnel of the coaching staff
in that a new man will be hired to
fill the position of head line coach.
As is the practice in making additions
to the staff, this man will be selected
by Coach Kipke with the approval of
Director of Athletics Fielding H.
Yost.
Action Taken Early
Franklin C. Cappon, line coach for
the past two seasons, will become as-
sistant line coach, but will continue
in his capacity as assistant athletic
director and head basketball coach.
Kipke stated yesterday that at pres-
ent he has no idea of who will be
selected to fill the position. He will
immediately start seeking a capable
man for the job
It has not been the policy of the
Board to take actidn or make an-
nouncements as to staff personnel for
the succeeding year until spring, but
desiring to set at rest the speculation
that has been current for several
weeks in regard to the Michigan
coaches the Board decided to act yes-
terday.
Junior Squad Planned
Upon the recommendation of
Coach Kipke, with the approval of
Director Yost, the Varsity staff of
coaches will be as follows: Line Coach
-(to be chosen); Assistant Line
Coach-Franklin C, Cappon; End
Coach-Bennie Oosterbaan; Back-
field Coach-Walter Weber.
It was also announced that a
Junior Varsity squad will be organ-
ized with Coach Ray Courtright in
charge and Coach Clifford Keen as
assistant. It is hoped that a limited
schedule of games for this squad may
be airanged. The last time such a
squad was formed was in 1931, and
that, season it played seven games
with such teams as Western State
Teachers College and "B" teams of
other Big Ten schools.
Training Staff Approved
Kipke has approved the training
staff, which is headed by Ray Rob-
erts, and it will be continued in its
present form. The freshman foot-
ball squad will be in charge of Coach
Ray Fisher with Coach William Borg-
mann and others working as assist-
ants.
Speculation has been rife since
Christmas upon the status of the
Michigan coaches, Kipke's in particu-
lar, and the Board's action in re-
taining the present staff, following by
less than a week its announcement
that it planned action to revive
Michigan's successful grid teams,
expresses its confidence in Coach
Kipke,
Kipke has been at the helm of
Michigan football for eight seasons,
and in that time has won four Wes-
tern Conference championships. His
first team, that of 1929, had a fair
year and then in 1930 the Wolverines
started a drive that carried them to
the top of American football. The

1930, '31, '32 and '33 teams were Big
Ten title holders and in the two lat-
ter years were ranked as National
Champions.
Recent Record Poor
Then followed a deluge of defeats
that has lasted through three sea-
sons. In 1934 Michigan won one
game and lost seven; the following
year four games were won and four
lost; and this past season Columbia
was the only team beaten in eight
games.

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The Beaver got goal number three Today, for the first time in eight
for the Wolverines less than two min- years, St. Mary's chapel for the 850
utes later when he rode in on the Catholic students in the University
same kind of a solo. Bob Carlson will not have as pastor the Rev. Allen
forced him too wide, but Vic circled J. Babcock, assistant pastor of St.
the net and blazed a beautiful back- Thomas Catholic Church.
(Continued on Page 61 Saturday he will sail on the liner
Conte di Savoia to take up his duties
Lecture Date Ke t as vice-rector of the North American
College in Rome, Italy, his alma ma-
By Mrs. Johnson ter. He will carry with him the good
wishes of his parish, his diocese and
the many University students present
Mrs. Martin Johnson, wife of the and past who found him a source of
explorer who died last Wednesday inspiration,
following injuries suffered in a Cali- As a final honor the University of
fornia airplane crash, will keep her Detroit conferred upon Father Bab-
engagement to lecture here under the cock Thursday night the honorary
auspices of the Oratorical Associa- degree of doctor of laws at the fare-
tinn it was revealed vesterdav- hv well recpntion to the nrinst in the St.

Leaving Made
any Testimonials
Father Babcock a banquet at the
University of Michigan Club in De-.
troit which more than 150 former
students attended.
Father Babcock was born in Bad
Axe, June 17, 1898, and later at-
tended the University of Detroit High
School. On his graduation he studied
for two years at Assumption College,
Sandwich, Ont. Then he finished his
education at the North American
College in Rome. He was ordained a
priest in the basilica of St. John La-
teran March 7, 1925, and returned to
the United States, where he was
made assistant in the Holy Name
Church in Detroit. In 1928 he was
made assistant in St. Thomas Church
here, and the Rev. Thomas R. Carey,
nastor immediatelv ut him in

Sas P 1 An Englishman, Captain Ransom is
an associate member of the British
Institution of Electrical Engineers
and has been nominated for Parlia-
AsJnop Band'
ment by the Liberal Party. Through-
out the World War he served as the
Earl ("Father") Hines and his or- I technical officer in the Royal Air
chestra will, with George Olsen, play Force.
for the J-Hop instead of Joe Sanders 1
as was previously announced, Louis i
Hoffman, '38, general chairman for'N ixc n 'ii~
I""e:;ra rMexican Problemy
the dance, disclosed last night.
The change, Hoffman said, was a L
result of the similarity of Hines' style Land Division U
to that of Fletcher Henderson, who,
he said, "made a hit" Friday night
at the Interfraternity Ball. The J- By EDWARD MAGDOL
Hop committee, Hoffman said, was The current problems of Mexico,
trying to get the best band possible. its church and state conflict, land
Hines' orchestra has been at the division, implications of the recent
Grand Terrace in Chicago for some pan-American activities and Mexico's
time, where Hines has alternated with dynamic. President Cardenas werel
Fletcher Henderson. Up until a year discussed yesterday in an interview
ago he was under a continuous con- by Dr. 0. Delmer Foster, world trav-
tract with NBC which prevented his eler and educator.
making other engagement, but since Dr. Foster, who will speak at 3:30
then he has played at a number of p.m. today in the League, considered
college dances, Hoffman said. the problem of education, over which
the heated conflict between the Cath-
Men's Council Acts olic Church and the Mexican govern-
ment has been raging for many years,
On Labor Condition as one of the most difficult to solve.
"The Catholic Church was out-
lawed at the close of the American
The Labor Committee of the Men's Civil War by the constitution adopt-
Council will begin an investigation ed under Juares," he stated, "and

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Progress in the plan to eradicate
illiteracy and speed universal educa-
tion he considers to be one of the
greatest necessities that once faced
the Catholic Church and now con-
fronts the government.
"The land problem in Mexico is
most serious, since 85 per cent of
the people have had no land at all,
while the overwhelming percentage of
the Mexican population is rural," he'
added.
"In many cases the Indian has
been thought of much like the birds
in the trees or the fish in the stream
-they belonged to the person who
owned the land and were therefore
treated accordingly," Dr. Foster stat-
ed.
The subsequent distribution of the
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