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Critical Reading ...
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VOL. XLVII No. 9 ANN ARBOR, MICHIGAN, WEDNESDAY, OCT. 7, 1936

PRICE FIVE CENTS

Yankees Win
Championship
By Defeating
Giants 13-5
Losers Crumbled By 9th
Inning Rally; Americans
Soar To NewHeights
Gaines Set Records
In Hitting, Scoring
Four Pitchers Fail To Stop
Tidal Wave Of Winners'
Basehits
NEW YORK, Oct. 6.-('P)-The
New York Yankees blasted their way
back to the baseball heights today
with a farewell salvo of basehit
shrapnel that crushed the last ling-
ering hopes of their intra-city rivals,
the battle-worn Giants, and tore an-
other whole page out of the record
books.
Riddled by the long-range guns of
the American League champions,
crippled but still fighting up to the
very last with all the resources at
their command, the Giants finally
crumbled under a ninth-inning bar-
rage that produced seven runs and
swept the Yankees to a lopsided con-
quest, 13 to 5, in the sixth and final
game of the All-New York battle for
the world baseball championship.
Yanks Set New Records
As the tumult and the shouting
died down for 1936, following as de-
vastating an attack as any World
Series has ever known, the "Bronx
Bombers' emerged with a decisive
victory, four games to two, in a
series that set a flock of new hitting
and scoring records, besides scaling
fresh heights for attendance and
receipts with a return to boom-time
baseball prosperity.
The Yankees not only squared ac-
counts with their metropolitan rivals
in World Series play, with two tri-
umphs for each club in four battles
for the games highest stakes, but
registered their. fifth championship
conquest in eight attempts and their
fourth in succession. Following up
4JO.& sweep of 1927, 1928 and
1932 battles with the National
League, the Yankees now boast a
record of 16 games won out of 18
played.
Giants Use 4 Pitchers
Four pitchers, led by the hard-luck
victim of the third game, Fat Freddy
Fitzsimmons, failed to check the
tidal wave of Yankee ,basehits this
afternoon. The Giants got off in
front and finally forced their south-
paw Foe, Vernon (Goofy) Gomez, to
cover in the seventh inning, but it
was an uphill battle for them nearly
all the way.
The National Leaguers simply did
not have the power to match their
rivals, particularly in the "clutches,"
and their emergency defense finally
came apart in the ninth-inning de-
bacle.
The Giants, trailing 3 to 5 after
Fitszimmons had been driven from
the box within four innings with a
nine-hit five-run assault, lost their
big chance to regain command of the
ball game in the seventh frame. They
came within one run of tying the
score when Dick Bartell doubled and
Bill Terry belted Gomez for a base-
hit to center that Joe DiMaggio
fumbled for his first misplay of the
series.
Gomez Taken Out
Gomez gave way to the relief
pitching of Johnny Murphy after
Hank Leiber sacrificed and Mel Ott

walked but the Giants rushed three'
pinch-hitters into the crisis without
being able even to produce the tying
run. Hitting for Gus Mancuso, Sam-
bo Leslie, who had hit safely in his
two previous turns as a pinch bats-
man, fouled weakly to Rolfe. Jimmy
Ripple, hitting for Burgess White-
head, walked to fill the bases but
Mark Koenig, running in from the
bull pen to hit for Travis Jackson,
took a third strike with his bat on
his shoulder.
After blowing this big chance, the
Giants folded quickly with a lineup
revamped in four positions for the
last two innings. Dick Coffman, who
relieved Clydell (Slcik) Castleman
in the box, yielded one run in the
eighth and was knocked out in the
ninth by the farewell salute.
Politics Not Cause
Of Panics-Jordan
NEW YORK, Oct. 6.-UP)-Virgil
Jordan, president of the National In-
dustrial Conference Board, in an ad-

Vandenberg Declares Upturn
Is Not The Result Of Planning

Michigan Senator Blames'
Administration Measures
For Trade Decline
MARQUETTE, Oct. 6.-(-I)-"The
Roosevelt party likes to claim that
its patent medicines have produced
the present upturn in trade and em-
ployment, the President declaring 'We
planned it this .way,' but I insist
that he is denied by the record," Unit-
ed States Senator Arthur H.. Van-
denberg, of Grand Rapids, said here
tonight in addressing a Marquette
county Republican banquet rally, the
second speech in his campaign swing
through the upper peninsula.
"They planned the NRA method of
reviving business and jobs; they
planned restricted production, con-
trolled prices, rationed jobs and the
whole show was run from mahogany
desks in Washington," the Senator
asserted, adding that "So long as
that lasted, the business index went
Landon Claims
News Sources
Are Censored
Candidate Demands WPA
Payrolls Be Inspected
By Newspapers
TOPEKA, Kans., Oct. 6.-(A)-A
demand that Works Progress Admin-i
istration payrolls be opened to news-
paper inspection was linked by ,Gov.
Alf M. Landon at a press conference
today to an assertion that the New.
Deal was censoring news sources.
"Censorship of the source of news
is just as bad as censorship of news,"
the Republican presidential candi-
date said. "That is what we have
now-censorship of the source of
news."
Hopkins Says Records Open
The nominee was talking at a press
conference where he also reaffirmed
his support of the St. Lawrencesea-
way project. Landon was asked by
reporters to comment on a state-
ment by Harry L. Hopkins that WPA
records were open "to anybody who
has a legitimate reason to see them."
The WPA administrator, in turn,
was replying to a demand by John G.
Stutz, Kansas Relief Director, for
figures on state WPA administrative
costs. "
"Harry L. Hopkins has shut off
the source of news," Landon said. "I
think WPA records are public bus-
iness and the information should be
made available to any newspaper.
"Does that hold during election*
years?" he was asked.
"It- doesn't make any difference
whether or not it should be during
a campaign." the Governor replied.
Landon was asked to what he at-
tributed the cause of what he de-
scribed as "censorship."
Afraid Of Waste
"As I've already said," he replied,
"they're afraid of the waste and ex-
travagance that publicity would re-
veal."
The nominee made special com-
ment on Hopkins' reference to Stutz's
demand as "another of those red her-
rings" intended to "divert .the at-
tention of people from his own sit-
uation." President Roosevelt recent-
ly said that Communism, as a cam-
paign issue, was a "red herring."
"I see he's also discovered another
red herring," Landon said of Hopkins.
"The Administration seems to be
finding a lot of red herrings. It's
gone fishing. It's too bad we can't
eat them."
Trueblood Matches

Attract 50 Players
With the completion of the first
week-end's play in the innaugural
Trueblood golf tournament, over the
University Golf Course on Sunday
evening, many very respectable scores
were submitted.
Boasting in its ranks only men
having the required scholastic stand-
ing, the field of some 50 enthusiasts
got away to a good start in the open-
ing 36 holes of play. Several prom-
ising sophomore candidates are re-
ported to have been uncovered, and
their presence should add all the
more to an already encouraging fu-
ture for Michigan's Varsity golf team.
The final standing and scores of
the tournament will be published
early next week, and according to
the officials, there will be several of
the cards that will have low scores.

down and unemployment increased
and the depression threatened to
hunt new lows. Then came a unan-
imous Supreme Court to say that
NRA violates the fundamental Amer-
ican system. Out went NRA. Up
turned the business index. Back to
renewed jobs went millions of men.
The Supreme Court rather than the
Roosevelt junta is entitled to what-
ever credit anyone wants to giye for
resurgent prosperity. It has not
come because 'Roosevelt planned it
this way.' It has come because
whatever form will get by the courts
is intended for us if the Roosevelt
party gets another lease of life. It is
for America to say whether it wants
the 'Roosevelt Plan' or whether it
wants sustained and stabilized pros-
perity."
TheSenator quoted W. J. Cameron,
of the Ford Motor Company, as say-
ing "Industrial recovery began where
political hinderance partly ceased.:
The last great surge forward began,
a year ago, after industry was grant-
ed what officially was called a
'breathing spell.' The rate of im-
provement is greatest in precisely
those industries that have flung over-
board the new political theories of
production and management. The
state of continuing recovery depends
on whether men over-fond of bizarre
economic theories, men who never
successfully managed a business
themselves, are allowed to interfere
with industry again."
"We all agree" the Senator con-
tinued, "that it is good to prohibit*
sweat shops and child labor, and to
rigidly protect free collective bar-
gaining, and to establish minimum
work hours. But it is not necessary
to take the curse of NRA in order
(Continued on Page 2)
Dow Says Taxes
Prevent Lower
Electric Rates
Insists Guffey Act Would
Throw Company Budgets
Out Of Line!
LANSING, Oct. 6.-W)-Bitter crit-'
icism of the National administration
went into State Public Utilities Com-
mission records today as Alex Dow,
president of the Detroit Edison Com-
pany, testified.
Dow appeared in the hearing called
by the Commission to review the
rates and charges for electric service
made by his company. He listed as
three reasons for the continuation of
present rates:
1. Increased Federal taxation.
2. A rise in living costs coupled
with the proximity of social security
levies.
3. A probable increase in the price
of coal used to generate electricity.
Dow charged the Guffey Coal act
would raise the price of coal produc-
tion and testified his firm cut em-
ployes to a 40-hour week in 1932 to
avoid dismissals during a slack per-
iod. He added that collection of a
social security contribution from
employes would throw house budgets
further out of line.
DeVega Dancers To
Give Recital Here
Carlos de Vega. known in Amer-
ica and abroad as the greatest living
exponent of the Spanish dance, will
appear with his company Oct. 30 and
31 at the Lydia Mendelssohn Theatre.
Other members of de Vega's com-
pany are Ynez, an Argentine of ex-
ceptional beauty, and Mariluz, a Mex-
ican. The former is known for her

spirited interpretations of gypsy life,l
and the latter came into prominence!
when her art attracted the attention
of Mrs. Dwight Morrow, wife of the
late Mexican ambassador, and Diego
Rivera, Mexican muralist and sculp-
tor.
Two successful recitals were given
by de Vega last year in Town Hall,
New York, commemorating the death
of Lope de Vega, Spanish dramatist.
Business Group To
Hear Detroit Man
Alpha Kappa Psi fraternity of the
Business Administration School, will
present the first of a series of five
professional forums for business ad-
ministration at 8:00 tonight at 1325
Washtenaw Ave. The lecture is open
to the generailnphlic.

Roosevelt Son
Denies Plane
Sale To Soviet
Affidavit Is Made Public
When Munitions Group
ChargedWith Secrecy
Fokker Testifies On
$500,000 Plane Deal
Roosevelt Says Was Not
To Negotiate With Any
Foreign Governments
Elliott Roosevelt, son of the Pres-
ident, denied last night, according to
the Associated Press, that he had ever
made a contract with Anthony H. G.
Fokker, former German airplane
manufacturer, involving the sale of
military planes to Russia.
WASHINGTON, Oct. 6.-A)-The
Senate Munitions Committee tonight
made public what it said was an af-
fidavit by Anthony H. S. Fokker, for-
mer German airplane manufacturer,
stating he had signed a contract in
1934 to give Elliott Roosevelt, son of
the President, a commission of $500,-
000 in connection with the sale of
military airplanes to Russia.
Committee officials said the affida-'
vit was made public by order of
Chairman Nye (Rep., N.D.) as a result
of published charges the committee
was withholding information.
Claim President Approved
They said it was taken by Stephen
Raushenbush and Joel Earnest, Com-
mittee investigators, and quoted Fok-
ker as saying he made the agreement
with Elliott Roosevelt after discov-
ering he could not procure an exclu-
sive sales agency for Douglas Air-
planes to Russia "because it had been
given to Mr. Elliott Roosevelt and cer-
tain partners in business with him."
In the alleged affidavit Fokker said
he had been informed by his agent,
through a third party, that President
Roosevelt had approved the contract
made by his son, but objected to El-
liott's travelling abroad to sell air-
planes. 1. m m
Fokker's agent was quoted as say-
ing he desired Elliott Roosevelt to
travel abroad with him in an effort
to sell airplanes to various govern-
ments, "counting on the willingness
of high foreign officials to receive Mr.
Roosevelt as the son of the American
President."
Arrangement Fails
This arrangement fell through, the
Fokkeragent, reported, according to
affidavit, after Elliott had discussed
the plan by telephone with the Pres-
ident and "had beentold by the
President that he had objection to
Mr. Elliott Roosevelt's traveling
aboard in this connection, but had
approved the contract with Mr. Fok-
ker."
Roosevelt said he had contracted
with Fokker in February, 1934, to sell
airplanes, but that the planes to be
sold were not military ships and that
the contract expressly stipulated that
Roosevelt was not to sell to foreign
governments or to the United States
government, or to officials of such
governments.
The contract, he said, specifically
set forth that at no time would he
be called upon to represent Fokker
with officials of any European power'

A Buffer State
Is Demanded
B Japanese
Nippon Asks Special Zone
Between. Manchukuo,
North China
No Protectorate

Six Towns Fall As
Insurgents Draw
Nearer To Madrid

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Wanted, It

Says

Chiang Kai Shek Opposes
Move; To Confer With1
Tokyo Embassy
NANKING, Oct. 6.-(A')-A Japan-
ese demand for virtual independence
of five North China provinces as a
"special zone between China and
Manchukuo" was revealed by the Jap-
anese embassy here tonight.
The Japanese spokesman said Ja-
pan did not particularly want a pro-
tectorate over the proposed area, but
stated the Tokyo government felt
there must be a "cushion" of some
sort between Manchoukuo and China.
Both sides in the tangled dispute
over Sino-Japanese affairs, growing
out of Japanese claims of alleged
Anti-Japanese "terrorism" in China,
admitted tonight the situation was
precarious.
"Anything can happen," it was said,
as Dictator Gen. Chiang Kai-Shek
and Ambassador Shigeru Kawagoe,
of Japan, prepared to meet in a series
of conferences in an attempt to alle-
viate the growing crisis.
Talk in both Japanese and Chine(
official circles indicated the affairs (t
the two nations were rapidly ap-
proaching a climax.
Chinese circles were emphatic in
the opinion that any Japanese pres-
sure, at present would "without doubt
be met by military resistance."
Band Amateur
Contest To Be
Held Oct. 20
Plans for the benefit amateur pro-
gram sponsored by the 100-piece Var-
sity Band are rapidly being completed
according to Prof. William D. Revelli,
director of the band, who is in charge
of the event.
The purpose of the program, on
Oct. 20, is to raise funds to aid in
sending the Michigan band to the
Pennsylvania game scheduled for Nov.
7 in Philadelphia. The winner of the
program will be awarded a trip to
New York with all expenses paid and
will receive consideration from Major
Bowes, nationally-known hour direc-
tor. However, if the winner so de-
sires, he can have a cash award.
Prof. John Brummachairman of
the journalism department, has
promised to act as master of cere-
monies and men from other depart-
ments will be judges of the pro-
gram.
Tickets are now on sale for the
program and may be bought at the
Union desk and the 'League desk and
may be procured from band members
and campus salesmen. Rules for the
contest may be learned upon contact-
ing Professor Revelli.

Vanity Doomed Today;
Those Cards Are Out!
Campus hilarity is expected to
reach an early season peak today
when Room 4 of University Hall
opens for dispensation of the 1936
identification pictures.
The open season on the customary5
"oh's" and "ah's" will extend over two
days, ending tomorrow, Dean Joseph
A. Bursley announced yesterday.
Students have been asked to call for
the pictures at once because they will
be required for admission to football
games.
It is essential that the cards be
properly signed with the owner's
name and address, Dean Bursley said.
They will be invalid until this is
done.
John Perkins
Takes Position
With Senator
Political Science Senior
Leaves To Become Aid
To Arthur Vandenberg
John W. Perkins, '37, has accepted
a position on the secretarial staff ofe
Sen. Arthur H. Vandenberg and willd
serve at least till the next session of
Congress has adjourned, Floyd E. Mc-.
Caffree of the political science de-f
partment said yesterday.
Perkins was concentrating in po-t
litical science and would have re-
ceived his A.B. degree in February.c
He was enrolled in the law school
during the first semester of last yeart
on the combined curricula, but trans-i
ferred back to the literary college att
the beginning of the second semes-
ter.
According to Mr. McCaffree, Sen-
ator Vandenberg requested the polit-
ical science department to recom-
mend a student in that departmentf
who had.been studying national gov-
ernment and who might be interestedr
in working on his secretarial staff inE
Washington.
"Perkins' work will probably in-r
clude that of a clerical nature as
well as that of compiling data and1
securing information for the SenatorT
to use in his debates on the floor,"
Mr. McCaffree said. Perkins will
probably also follow the Congres-
sional Record and check withnSen-
ator Vandenberg's speeches listedin
the Record for purposes of answering
questions regarding the Senator's
stand on certain issues.
Perkins' home is in Owosso. He is
21 years old.
Sample Enters
Innocence Plea
For Mrs. Baker
A plea of not guilty was entered
yesterday by Circuit Court' Judge
George W. Sample for Mrs. Betty
Baker, 30 years old, 1804 Jackson
Ave., charged with the murder June
29 of Clarence Schneider, 24, a room-
er at her home. Mrs. Baker stood
Imute when arraigned yesterday af-
ternoon.
Held in the county jail since the
night of the shooting, Mrs. Baker
will not be tried by a jury until next
month when the jurors will be called
for the first time.
Mrs. Baker at the time admitted
firing the shot that killed Schneider
as he sat in the rear seat of her car,
parked on Wagner Road, in Scio

township, but maintained that it was
an accident and that the merely in-
tended to "scare" Schneider. They
had quarreled previously in a local
restaurant.
Mrs. Baker, wife of an Ann Arbor
policeman, was examined before Jus-
tice Harry W. Reading on July 8. No
defense testimony was offered and
she was ordered held without bond
until the October term of circuit
court, which began yesterday.

'Fi al Drive' Proclaimed
As Fascists Halt Within
37 Miles OfCapital
Madrid Loyalists
Erect Barricades
3,000 Civilians Reported
Murdered By Amateur
Executioners
WITH THE FASCIST ARMY,
Oct. 6.- () -The Southern
Spanish Army smashed nine
miles closer to Madrid today and
announced the "final drive" to
capture the Spanish capital had
begun.
Today's advance on the Ma-
queda-Madrid highway resulted
in the capture of six important
towns, the Insurgent command
said, and brought the attackers
to Santa Cruz del Retamar, 372
miles from Madrid. The towns
taken were Huescas, Noves, Fu-
ensalida, Portillo, Quismondo
and Santa Cruz.
A second column of the army
was reported at Torrejon, on the
Toledo-Madrid road, about 22
miles from the capital.
MADRID, Oct. 6.-(P)-The Gov-
ernment tonight prepared to fight in-
surgent Fascists in the streets of Ma-
drid.
Volunteer workmen feverishly dug
trenches across the city's thorough-
fares and built pill boxes at street in-
tersections.
Cement workers laid concrete ar-
tillery emplacements in the city's
squares, while civilians strung the
city with barbed wire barricades.
Despite these obvious indications
that the Government did not think
it impossible for the Insurgent at-
tackers to fight through the city's
gates, the War Ministry proclaimed
its daily list of victories and declared
Insurgent lines had been repulsed on
almost all Madrid sectors.
A strong column of Insurgents
flanked the Government positions in
Santa Cruz del Retamar along the
Maqueda-Madrid highway, the Gov-
ernment admitted, but declared that
an attack from that sector had been
repulsed with heavy Fascist losses.
Another Insurgent advance was
beaten back near Guadix, 35 miles
north-northeast of Granada, the war
ministry announced.
Under cover of a heavy aerial bar-
rage the Fascists attacked govern-
ment positions in Bujaraloz, in the
Aragon sector, but gained little
ground, it was said.
Government artillery batterie
pounded away at enemy encamp-
ments in the Guadarrama hills sec-
tor near Madrid and destroyed two
emplacements, it was announced.
IIENDAYE, France, Oct. 6.-(-
Bands of amateur "executioners"
have killed secretly some 3,000 per-
sons in Madrid, reliable advices
brought by refugees from the Spanish
capital reported tonight.
The executions, they said, were not
done with the knowledge or consent
of the constituted Madrid govern-
ment, but were summary executions
(Continued on Page 2)
Peace Council
Meets To Draw
Up New Plans
The executive committee of the
Peace Council, organized last year
"to create a general sentiment for

peace," met last night in the Union
to develop a tentative program for
' the coming year.
Julian Orr, '37, president of the
council, stressed the importance of
getting the cooperation of other stu-.
dent groups and in attracting the
interest of the student body in the
organization is to achieve its pur-
pose.
The proposed program for the
council will be announced in a gen-
eral meeting to be held Thursday,
Oct. 14. All members are urged to be
present, and visitors will be welcome.
The executive committee consists
of Mary Andrews, '37, president of
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KILLED PICKING WALNUTS
BIG RAPIDS, Oct. 6.-(IP)-Robert
Lamb, 13-ear-old son of Earl Lamb,

or to engage in negotiations in Rus- whose home is near Remus, was elec-
sia, Mexico or other countries. trocuted today while picking walnuts.
Further, he asserted, another Sheriff Caesar Hampel, who investi-
clause provided that he not be asked gated the death, said he believed the
to deal with the United States gov- boy came in contact with a high volt-
ernment or anyone connected with it. age wire while climbing the tree.
Twelve Ann Arbor Residents
Added To 1936-37 Who's Who'

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Twelve residents of Ann Arbor Prof. Elmer D. Witchell of the
have been added to the 1936-37 edi- education school and director of the
tion of Who's Who In America and University's Intramural athletic pro-
additions have been made after the gram is included. Prof. Roger L.
names of two other people whose Morrison of the highway engineering
names have been entered in the past. department, in addition to his duties
Prof. Louis I. Bredvold, chairman on the University faculty, has been
of the English department, and edi- active on the Ann Arbor City Coun-
tor of many literary works, heads the cil.
alphabetical listing of the new addi- Prof. Bradley M. Patten, head of
tions. George J. Burke,. local law- the anatomy department of the medi-
ycr, has been entered. In addition, cal school is listed in the new edition.
to his duties as an attorney, Mr. Prof. Robert G. Rodkey of the eco-
Burke is also on the board of direc- nomics department likewise is in-
tors of the Ann Arbor Trust Co., and cluded.
the Farmers and Mechanics Bank. Prof. John E. Tracy of the Law
Prof. Samuel A. Goudsmit of the School faculty can be found on page
physics department, discoverer with 2439 of the new edition and Prof. Carl
G. E. Uhlenbeck of "the spin of the V. Weller of the medical school and
electron," is included in the new edi- director of the University pathologi-
tion. as is Prof. Clark Honkins of cal laboratory cnnrlideg the list.

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