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THE MIChIGAN DAILY

1 tri)AY, MARLCH

CA Will Hold Chicago's Policemen Stop Suspects 0n Michigan Roulevard
Boxing Ticket'ay
Sales Contest
tores Will Donate Three
Prizes; Freshmen Will
CompeteSeparately
Contests for the most ticket salesa
the Michigan Boxing Show, being
onsored by the University Fresh
.r Camp on April 1, are now open
all interested groups on the cam-
s, Walter Luszki, '37,. anager of
an sw aoued yesteray.n n-
rhe contest, planned in an effort
stimulate interest in the campus
rding to Luszki. Increased interest
it is expected as soon as the show
s had more publicity, and as
antes for team organization in- - -
ease. Prizes which have been do-
ted by local companies are to be
ered to bettct-salesmen in :J
ree branches Hof the ctcontest beingS
Id.
Fraternities Compete,::::.r {..
Fraternites and sororities are corn-
ting in the first of the contests,.::: >:"-> >-,;:; .:..;::::. ,'''
~h sle o ig cups going to the :::.:-- :;::":. :::::::::;:::::
iternity and the sorority with then
st sales before Thursday, April 1,:
3date of the show. The two cups ::y :{:.":::.:.,:: :::;;:;::=:::;;«;::;::;;:; ..;:::.;
e now on display at Wahr" s Book-
re. The Greek-letter societies are _______..:......_...._
present being contacted for en- Associated Press Photo
es in the competition. Chicago police arrested 27 men in the city's most serious labor conflict in years when a mob of several
Any student may compete in the hundred descended upon the business section in an out bireak of taxi strike violen e, overturning a score of
al contest, in which three head cabs and tieing tip traffic. This picture, snapped on Michigan boulevard, Chicago's most imposing thorough-
z 25 entries already, are included fare, shows two policemen experiencing some resistance as they nabbed two suspects.

Workers, Grill 1
Sign Agreement
For Bargainin
'n'e ccliective bargaining contract
whih°h T. Dean Grist, Grad., repre -
enting the Student Workers Federa-
ticn, and 11. T. Richards, owner of
the Student Grill signed last night
was the second such agreement which
he federation has made.
Students and employer agreed in
falhng the conditions in the grill
"very satisfactory." The agreement,
it was said, was made simply to guar-
anty ccllective bargaining in the
future should any differences de-
ivelop onseither side.
S "I was glad to sign this contract,
which is in keeping with my practice
of fair play with my employes," Mr.
Richards said when contacted by The
Daily.
!The first general meeting of the
Student Workers Federation will be
held at 1 p.m. Saturday in Room 304
in the Union. At that time 'a revision
of the constitution of the federation'
will be considered.
Water Project Goes
To Wermluth, Sons

670 Are Believed Killed In Texas

Explosion; 300 Bodies Found

Continued from Page ti
the bodies of still more victims into3
the school gymnasium.
There the children and their
teachers were placed side by side'
awaiting identification.3
State police and American Legion-_
naires rushed to the scene andtook
aarge. Even laundry trucks became
ambulances.
Members of the Parent Teachers
Association who were meeting in a
gymnasium escaped themselves only
to find a scene of family horror
nearby.
Five hundred men raced from the
oil fields served by the school to the
scene.
1,000 Men Work
Later an additional 1,000 men went
to wolrk upon the ruins.
Workers said it would be at least
10 hours before they could clear away
the wreckage.
Disheveled, screaming mothers,
some of them in disagreement over
the identification of the broken bod-
ies, milled about the school grounds.
The scene was chaotic.
The feelings of Texas were voiced
by Gov. James V. Al.red who said
simply:
"I can conceive of nothing more
terrible than such a death for chil-
dren.",
Most of the bodies seemed to have
been crushed or torn. Few were
burned.
Loses Two Children.
Among the crowds who did not
know yet the toll taken from their
families was Mrs. W. H. Phillips.
who lives near the wrecked building
She had two children in the building
Her five-year-old son, James, went
with her this afternoon to meet Virgil.
12, and Camillia, 10. Mrs. Phillip,
stopped for a moment in a nearb,
store. The five-year-old ran ahead
of her to the building.
The next moment, the explosion
=shattered the schoolhouse.
The body of Virgil was among the
first brought out of the ruins.
Superintendent Shaw, one of the
few members of the faculty whc
escaped death in the mighty blast
was aiding rescue workers.

The known dead included L. R.
Butler, teacher; Willie H-. Tate,
teacher; Miss Lena Hunt, teacher
Miss Katie Wilson, teacher; Alvi n
Gordon, student; W. G. Latham, pi-
pil; Sylva Warren, pupil, who was en-
gaged to be married.
The school is midway between the
communities of London and New
London and serves several towns
within an area of 30 square miles.
The school is nine miles northwest
of Henderson. Many of the students
were children of oil field workers or
officials of oil companies.
L. Z. Barker, 16, senior in the high
dchool, was in the study hail when the
explosion occurred.
"It was nearly seven minutes be-
'ere time for dismissal,"he said.
Suddenly the floor rose up. There
vas a terrible blast. It sounded like
lynamite. I was not badly hurt. I
,as hit on the back of the head by
cmething. I jumped out the sec
nd floor window. Twenty or thirty
.vere killed in the second floor study
pall. At first I and others believed
hat was all. It seemed like the
)last came from the laboratory in the
easement. Nobody knew, though."
One of the striking characteristics
f the disaster was the small numoer
if injured. Bodies of the children
vere removed in a constant stream
)ut there were few injured.
Supt. Shaw of the school was him-
delf a parent who lost a child in
,he explosion.
As night fell workers set up spot-
.ights and a half dozen giant oil
field cranes were swung into position
and set to clearing out the debris
,o expose the hidden bodies of the
.hildren.
It promised to be an all night effort
with terrible confusion. Every high-
vay into the area was jammed with
automobiles carrying doctors, nurses,
fid undertakers, frantic parents and
sightseers.
Jewelry and
Watch Repairing
HAI LER'S Jewelry
State at Liberty
1- - ____
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'Merry Wives Of Windsor' Is.
{Good Entertamment Price Says

The contract for the construction
of a water softening plant for the
city was awarded Wednesday to
Charles R. Wermuth and Sons, Bir-
mingham, by the Board of Water
Commissioners, it was announced
The bid of $313,967 for the general
contract is subject - to the approval
of the city council.. A special meet-
ing of the council may be called to
facilitate the signing of the contract
and enable work to begin immediately
onthe project.
e plant will be constructed on
a site near the present reservoir on
Sunset Road. The contract calls for
completion of the plant by April 1,
1938.
Wea tlier 'Puzzles
Bears At Museum
(Continued from Page 1)
that she learned the art of skating,"
Mr- B.rr aaCuid±'Ji eiridI nr +1-:,

4

"The Merry Wives of Windsor,"
the Shakespearian comedy to be pre-
sented by the Hampstead Community
Players March 24, 25 and 26 in the
Lydia Mendelssohn Theatre, was
characterized by Prof. Hereward T..
Price, instructor of Shakespeare in
the English department, as "an ex-
cellent acting play, designed simply!
as an evening's entertainment, with-
out a deeper significance."
"The plot of the comedy," Profes-
sor Price said, "is an obvious one
vhich anyone can enjoy. There is no

an egg is of meat," Professor Price,
continued. "The cowards who are
forced to fight a duel offer a hu-
morous situation typically Shake-
spearian. There is a touch of poetry
at the end with the characters danc-
ing round an oak tree at midnight.
The conclusion is very moral and sat-
isfying: the good are rewarded and

the wicked man is punished.,, t Dt aaIa vr atrtl
when weather permitted she could be
The manner in which the Hamp- found sliding about on the ice-cov-
stead Players are producing "The er-ed platform outside the house. She
Merry Wives of Windsor," involving could not, however, induce her twin
use of only one stage set and rapid brother to join her in the fickina.

underlying meaning similar to those shift of scenes, was commended by tlthough Brother does stroll out of
found in 'Twelfth Night' and 'As Professor Price. "It's the only way his house for a yawn or two each
You Like It.' It is however, full of Ito perform the play," he explained. day, and a few pieces of candy can
carefully drawn character types, "It goes like the wind. Scenery is tempt him out almost anytime."
mostly comic, but done well enough unnecessary because the whole thing Now, with the cold, sharp days of
to be alive. Their lines are wonder- is laid in Windsor, except for one or winter nearly past, the bears can be
ful. two open air scenes in the fields out- seen outside most of the time; and
"There are foreigners who murder' side." Mr. Berry assures us that this extra
the king's English, a simpleton in The Hampstead project will be activity and loss of winter sleep will
love, an elderly blackguard made to especially worth attention on the not restrict their summer perform-
look ridiculous, a jealous husband part of Shakespearian students, Pro- ances in any way.
made to look silly and other charac- fessor Price declared, because it is
ters. At the end of the play everyone being staged in the manner in which Christman Is Named
is made a fool of through the device Shakespeare intended it to be. "The On Republican Ticket
of the mistaken disguises except the play loses much of its value on the
hero and heroine. crdinary stage, because of the time Lewis G. Christman will be can-
"The play is as full of incident as spent in scene-changing." didate for the office of alderman of
the seventh ward on the Republican
ticket after petitions to place his
name on the ballot were filed Wed-
nesday at the office of City Clerk
Fred C. Perry. ,

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P.M.
6:00-"Magic Island."
6:15--News and Sports.
6:30-Lane Prescott's Ensemble.
6:45-Ithumba Rhythms.
7:00-Phil Marley's Orch.
7:15--Ted Lewis' Orch.
7:30-Trans-Radio News Bulletins.
7:35-Melody Interlude.
7:45-Musical Echoes.
8:00-Mario Morelli's Ensemble.
8:30---Cesare Sodero Directs.
9:00-Raymond Gram Swing.
9:15-Horn be Heidt's Orch.
10:00--Vincent York's Orch.
10:30-Bamberger Symphony Orch.
11:00-Canadian Club Reporter.
'1:15-Bernie Cumnins' Orch.
11:30-Freddy Martin's Orch.
Midnight-Tommy Dorsey's Orch.
12:30--Clyde Lucas' Orch.
1:00---Count Basey's Orch.
1:30-Weather Forecast.
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6:30--Republican State Central Com-
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6:40--Ironized Yeast.
6:45-Pretty Kitty Kelly.
7:00---Mortimer Gooch."
7:15--Vecal Varieties.
7:30- -The Allen Family.
7:45 Boake Carter.
8:00 -Broadway Varieties.
8:30- -Hal Kemp's Orch.
9:00-Hollywood Hotel.
10:30- Musical.
10:30 --Favorite Melodies.
10:45--Vocals by Verrill.
11:15--This Week in Review.
1:35Wis ner Sports. __

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7:15--Voice of Carelessness.
7:20-Evening Melodies.
7:30-Dudley Brothers.
7:45-Caballeros.
8:00-Lucille Manners.
9:00--Waltz Time.
9:30-True Story Hour.
10:00-First Nighter.
10:30-Pontiac Varsity Show.
11:00-Webster Hall Orchestra.
11:30-"Northern Lights."
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8:15-Singin' Sam.
8:30-Death Valley Days.
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9:00--Universal Rhythm.
-9:30--Twin Stars.
10:00-Girl Scouts 25th Birthday.
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11:00-Don Bestor.
1d:30--Phil Levant.
11:45-Earl Hines.
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DRUNKEN DRIVER FINED
Roland Guenther, 29 year old
farmer of Route 2, Chelsea, was or-
dered yesterday by Justice Harry
Reading to pay a fine of $75 and
$6.75 costs or serve 90 days in jail
after Guenther had pleaded guilty to
a charge of driving, while drunk.

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