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Altitude, Speed
Seen As Plane
Crash Remedy
Thompson Says Problem
Of Aviation Is Solution
To Weather Hazards
High speed planes flying at alti-
tudes of above 20,000 feet may be a'
possible means of ending the recent
succession of airplane tragedies, ac-{
cording to Prof. R. J. Thompson of
the aeronautical engineering depart-

Duchess, Circus Lioness, Ca fa Show Her Operation, Too

Students Urged

City Manager Suspends
Chief Of Police In Flint

Commercial aviation's big prob-
lem at the present time is to over-
come the hazards of bad weather, he
continued, and stratosphere flights:
seem to offer. a solution. Weather
conditions in the stratosphere are be-
lieved to be safer, for the sudden;
changes in temperature which makes
dangerous flying conditions are ab-
sent up there.
Weather Hazard Remains>
Equipment and personnel have de-;
veloped until in normal weather ac-
cidents have been almost eliminated,
Professor Thompson declared. Bad«
weather, however, causesl too many
unforseen emergencies to make flying
under such conditions safe, he said.
While crashes from any one cause What might have been just a t
can be eliminated, Professor Thomp- cru insoe-t fma n
son declared, with our present knowl- circus lioness, over-ate of meat an
edge, accidents are inevitable when ,strapped down in Charlotte, N. C.
flying is done under very unfavor- wads of canvas from her stomach.
able conditions.
The airlines have realized this
problem, and ships are grounded Regent's Ann Ar
whenever weather reports indicatel
that dangerous conditions prevail. Files Barel'
This cannot, however, prevent ac-
cidents because of bad weather con-
ditions arising during the flight, he The story of how a valuable col-
said. Pilots then may find that the esto of hows a aluableacod-
only possible landing field takes them lection of newspaper files was saved
through the storm area, Professor from destruction in the fire which
Thompson explained. Of course in all swept Regent Junius Beal's garage
but a small number of cases pilots; Tuesday afternoon was revealed to-
can fly above or through the distur- day.
bance in safety, he said. According to Mrs. Elizabeth S.
Fly Above Adams of the Michigan department
The only way to completely avoid of the Clements Library, the com-
this danger, however, is to either fly plete files of the Ann Arbor Courier
the planes above the storm zones or from January 1, 1869 to September
to provide more emergency landing 28, 1895, long kept in the upper story
fields, Professor Thompson said Pan- of the Beal garage, were removed to
American Airlines in collaboration the Library at the suggestion of Prof.
with the Boeing Company are build- Lewis G. Vandervelde of the literary
ing ships suitable for flying at high department, March 18, as a gift from
altitudes for the South American run. Regent Beal. Professor Vandervelde
Such ships are predicted upon a large is secretary of the committee on Uni-
number of long haul passages since versity archives.
to climb to such altitudes for short The original name of the Ann Ar-
runs would not be practical, he said. bor daily, usually known as the Cour-

1o v ace im ate j FLINT, April 1.-(P)-City Man-
ager William Findlater announced to-
For Small Pox dav the si-pension of Police Chief
ames V. Wallis "for the good of the
Students who have never been vac- service."-
! # Wills, who was center of contro-
cinated for small pox should come to
th elhSrieimdaey r versy during the General Motors
the Health Service immediately, Drstrike, called upon Findlater to
Warren E. Forsythe, director of the "make public whatever charges you
Health Service, warned yesterday. have against me."
Despite the small pox epidemics in Findlater replied that charges
Dundee and Jackson and the large would be filed with the Civil Service
number of cases reported in Detroit Commission within 25 days.
there is no cause for alarm on the ----
part of students, Dr. Forseythe said. _
Those who have vaccination scars
which are more than five years old
are advised to be re-vaccinated, he
stated. "We are not alarmed about
an epidemic on the campus because
most of the students have been vac-
cinated on entrance into the Univer-
sity," he declared.i,.
"There are no smallpox cases on M ILK - IC
the campus, at present, but the stu-
dents will soon be leaving for the
Spring Vacation and may come in Week-En
contact with the disease while away,
he said. "Students may be vaccinated VANILLA and
at the Health Service at any time,"
he stated.,.4
The Ann Arbor City Health Depart- Superior D a
ment has not yet reported any small
pox in the city. Phone
Two nurses on the staff of the
Health Service are ill with mumps,
and four other staff members with
colds, Dr. Forsythe said. READ THE DAILY'SC

Student Is Awarded
Damages For Injuries
Ralph H. Sullivan, '40M, was
awarded $5,000 damages by a circuit
court jury Wednesday afternoon for
injuries received Dec. 20, 1935 while
riding in a taxicab hee.
Royda LaRoe, owner and driver of
' the cab in which Sullivan was rid-
ing, and Kenneth Martin, owner, and
Charles O'Toole, driver of the second
cab which collided with LaRoe's ma-
chine at Hill and Church streets were
defendants in the case.
rd Special
iry Company

- Associated Press Photo
echnical error became a gastronomic tragedy when Dutchess, 350-pound
d then proceeded to devour the canvas bags it came in. Here she is
., while veterinanians performed an emergency operation to remove huge
Later the lioness was reported in a semi-conscious condition.



'Cannon Before Butter'Slogan
Retained In Germany, Ellis Says
(Continued from Page 1) materials, despite Germany's favor-
able balance of trade."
man rearmament; (3) for agricul- Germany's exports last year in-
ture; (4) for the Four-Year Plan to creased 11 per cent against a 2.9 per
achieve autarchy; (5) for public and cent increase for Great Britain, a
party building; and (6) for the bal- 7.5 per cent increase for the United
ance of German needs. States, and a .3 per cent decrease
Although this is undoubtedly a for France. Her surplus of exports
victory for the 'more conservative over imports reached 550 million
German industrial and commercial marks. Yet she was not able to im-
interests led by Schacht, Professor port all the raw materials she needs.
Ellis said that the move is supported Professor Ellis explained that this
by the army leaders, too. Evidently, was largely due to the fact that
he said, they have come to the con- Germany's exports went mostly to
clusion that a strong national econ- countries to which she owed money,
omy, at a certain stage, becomes even Instead of being used to pay for
more important than additions to goods to . be shipped to Germany,
armaments, in order to prepare for a these exports merely paid off Ger-
successful war. many debts, he said.
"This new drive to expand Ger- He explained that the difficulty
man exports is aimed at combatting enters in the fact that the countries
two factors which jeopardize not only that supply Germany's imports-
the rearmament program, but the with which she has clearing agree-
whole fabric of German economic ments-cannot absorb an equivalent
life," he said. "These are: first, the amount of German exports. Thus
intense scarcity of raw materials, Germany is now attempting to ex-
and, second, the tremendous German port to other nations for cash and
foreign debt, which operates to pre- use this money to pay for her ex-

that position he 'retained the files,
bor Courier preserving them to the present tirfie.
According to Regent Beal, The
y Escape Flames Courier finally went out of existence
in the 1900's and was taken over by
the Times-News, at present the Ann
ier, was apparently something more Arbcr News. Regent Beal said he
pretentious, for in 1869, the date of could not remember the date of the
journal's extinction, but it was print-
the files presented by Regent Beal, ed"ngo tIgpitn rs
ed "on good strong printing press
the paper was titled "The Peninsular paper," so the files are in better con-
Courier and Family Visitant." At this dition than those of many news-
time the editor of the journal was papers of corresponding date.
Dr. A. W. Chase, a celebrated quackJ
who had gained nation-wide fame TR ORCLIAO
during the '60's by his publication TRY TO RECALL MAYOR
of "Chase's Receipt Book," a best- EATON RAPIDS, April 1.-(P)-
seller of its day, containing cures for The recall of Mayor Alden G. Sheets
practically every disease in the cat- and Commissioner John D. Birney
alogue of medical science. In 1876,
following an interim of several short- was asked in petitions circulated here
term editors, Rice A. Beal, father of Thursday. The petitions charge the
Regent Beal, became editor. men have been "inefficient and
Upon the death of his father in wasteful." Sheets was elected last De-
1883, Regent Beal himself became cember and Birney in December,
editor, and upon his retirement fr'om 1934.
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vent the importation of sufficient raw ports, he declared.

National Negro
Health Group
To prepare for the local observ-
ance of National Negro Health Week,
April 4-11, a committee has been
formed in Ann Arbor headed by F.
Rivers Barnwell, Jr., Grad., and Wil-
liam 1. Pollard, Grad., it was an-
The committee is now conducting
a survey in Ann Arbor, it was ex-
plained, in an attempt to evaluate
the status of the health conditions
of the Negro residents of the city.;
Church groups and individual cit-
izens, it was stated, are cooperating
with the movement and the commit-
tee, which has been sanctioned by
the health authorities.
The activities now being arranged
include group discussions, health
movies and a mass meeting on the
last day of the week, with a guest
speaker from Detroit as the prin-
cipal feature. The committee in-


Swing Tigh, swing Low
and His New BAND
Swing with him Tonight and Saturday

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