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Clear and warmer today, with
fresh northwestern winds

No Man's



Peace Council
Meets Tomght
H. C. Anderson To Outline
Plan Objections Group
Protests Decision
Classes Dismissed
For Demonstration
Prof. Henry C. Anderson will ex-
plain to a special open meeting of
the Peace Council at 7:30 p.m. today
in the Union his objections to the
passage ofresolutions at the Apra
22 peace demonstration.
Permission for the demonstration
has been granted by the University,
but objections were raised to the use
of the library steps and the passage
of resolutions at the meeting. Classes
will be dismissed at 11 a.m., the time
of the demonstration, for an hour.
The Peace Council appealed the
decision on resolutions and Profes-
sor Anderson agreed to lay before
the campus his objections.
Dr. Edward W. Blakeman and Ju-
lian Orr, '37, president of the Peace
Council, are the other two members
of the committee of three appointed
by President Rutilven to handle ne-
gotiations with the Peace Council.
They have expressed their approval
of the regional petition which was
submitted to the University early last
The proposed resolutions state:
"I. We, here assembled disapprove
of military and naval expenditures in
excess of the requirements of national
defense and we recommend the ap-
pointment of a joint civilian and mil-
itary committee to determine the
needs of national defense.
"2,. We, here assemDled, approve
the extension of the Reciprocal Trade
Agreements Act, as a means of fur-
thering international amity through
the establishment of sound trade re-I
"3. We, here assembled, approve
the Nye-Kvale bill for the abolition
Of' cOmpulsory military training 'in
land grant'colleges.
"4. We, here assembled, disapprove
of any participation by the United
States in any extra-territorial con-
"5. We, here assembled, consider
the Hill-Sheppard bill as an inade-
quate means of taking the profits out
of war and deplore it as a menace
to civil liberties.
"6. We, here assembled, desire that
a telegram be sent to President
Roosevelt expressing our support of
administration efforts circulated to
further the cause of peace through
these indicated means." .F
In the meantime Gov. Frank
Murphy replied to a Peace Council
invitation to address the demonstra-
tion, declaring that he was already
scheduled for another engagement.
Other possible speakers, including
Heywood Broun, noted newspaper
columnist, were being contacted last
night by telephone.
President Ruthven has tentatively
consented to preside at the peace
demonstration which will be held be-
tween the architecture college and
the University High School.
Democrats Say
Local Election

Was 'Not Fair
Pittsfield township Democrats were
claiming yesterday that their local
election Monday had been unfair be-
cause the Republican slate had been
placed in the first column of the
local ballot instead of the Democratic
slate. The claim was based upon the
State law that says the party that
won the previous election should have
the first column in the State ballot.
The democrats said that the Re-
publican victory in that township
was partially because of this fact
since the leaders of the former party
had instructed their constituents to
put a mark at the top of the first
column if they wanted to vote for
the local Democratic ticket.
If the Democrats were successful
in getting the Pittsfield township bal-
lots for the local offices thrown out.
it would make no difference for all
township officers were reelected, and
it is the state election law that, in
case a ballot is thrown out, the per-
sons serving at the time of the elec-
tion shall hold their office until thel

Two New Regents Both Graduated
With Law Degrees From Michigan

Elected New Regent

Two Professors
Clinch Election
To CityOffices'
Sadler Secures Mayoralty;
Young To Head Council;
Lynch, Shields Regents
Complete returns from the city's
eight precincts yesterday definitely
placed two University professors at
the head of the Republican city gov-
Prof. Walter C. Sadler of the Col-I
lege of Engineering increased his
margin of victory in the race for
mayor against Arthur C. Lehman,
Democrat, to 810 votes when the re-
sults were turned in yesterday morn-
ing. The final vote was 3,784 for
Professor Sadler and 2,974 for Mr.
Prof. Leigh J. Young of the forestry
school, who was unopposed for presi-
dent of the city council, the office
which Professor Sadler. now .holds,,
polled 4,331 votes.
The final results in the other city
offices, all of which went Republican,
City clerk: Reed C. Perry, Repub-
lican incumbent, 3,910; Harry H.
Atwell, Democrat, 2,768.
Assessor: Herbert W. Crippen, 12-
time Republican winner of the of-
fice, 4,352;' William Gerstner, Dem-
ocrat, 2,264.
Justice of the peace: Jay H. Payne,
Republican incumbent, 4,224; Hu-
bert Thompson, Democrat, 2,543.
The Republican candidates carried
the contests for alderman,hsupervisor
and constable in all but the fourth
and fifth wards and the supervisor
post in the sixth ward.
Henry T. Winchester, Jr., Republi-
can, sticker candidate for the latter
office, polled 102 votes. Prof. George
C. S. Benson, of the University Bu-
reau of Government led with 267
votes on thevDemocratic ticket.
Mr. Winchester entered the race
with the backing of the young Re-
publican's Club after Alec Jaffee,
chairman of the club, had charged
that an agreement had been made
between party leaders in the ward
which would result in the 'selling out"
of the normally Republican district.
George J. Smith said Saturday
that he had been intimidated by T.
Reardon Peirsol, chairman of the
Sixth Ward Republican Committee,
into withdrawing his nominating pe-
tition as Republican candidate for
the office.

Shields Served As Regent
In '33; Lynch Has Been
Attorney 25 Years
Both Edmund C. Shields and John
D. Lynch, newly elected Democratic'
members of the Board of Regents,
are graduates of the literary college
and the Law School of the Univer-
Mr. Shields, who served as Regent
in 1933 when he was appointed by
former Gov. William A. Comstock,
entered the University in 1890 and
was graduated with his literary de-
gree four years later. In 1906 he
received his law degree.
Mr. Lynch received his A.B.ndegree
in 1910 and his law degree in'1912.
Mr. Shields was born at Howell,
Mich., in 1871 and now lives in Lan-'
sing. During his six years in col-
lege he was active in major sports.
In 1909, after four years as Living-
ston county prosecutor., he was elect-
ed chairman of the Democratic State
Central Committee and continued in
that position until 1916. He success-,
fully directed the campaigns of Gov.I
Woodbridge N. Ferris in 1912 and
Last year he was named member of
the Democratic National Committee
for Michigan and is generally regard-
ed, along with Governor Murphy, as
Michigan's leading Democrat.
Mr. Lynch, a resident of Detroit,
was born there in 1800. He grad-
uated from Eastern High School in'
Detroit at the age of 15. He has
actively practiced law since his grad- I
uation from the Law School in 1912.
Regents James O. Murfin and
Richard R. Smith, who were defeat-'
ed for reelection, have been members
of the Board of Regents since 1917
and 1931, respectively.
Student Entries.
For Hopwoods
DueApril 21
Awards Totalling $2,000
Given For Poetry, Essay
Drama And Fiction
S tien iter Poinge obmity Ean-
uscripts for consideration in the
Avery and Jule Hopwood Contests for
student creative writing have only
two weeks in which to prepare their
Imanusoripts, according to the Hop-
wood Bulletin. The deadline for the
contests is 4:30 p.m., April 21, by
which time all papers should be left
in the English Office, Room 3221 An-
gell Hall.
The Hopwood Contests, established y
in 1931 according to the terms of the
bequest of the late Avery Hopwood,
provide for prizes for four types of
writing: essay, fiction, drama and
poetry. Major awards, not to exceed
$2,000 each, are offered in each field,
as well as minor awards of $250 each.
In the major contests, division of
1 the prize money is left to the dis-
cretion of the judges, and may be
divided by them as the quality of the
material warrants, according to the
Bulletin. The major awards are open
to the competition of properly qual-
ified undergraduates.
Undergraduates regularly enrolled
for both semesters of 1936-37 with at
least 12 hours of work, with no mark
below C, including a course in com-
position in the English or journalism
departments, may enter the contests.
The same regulations apply to stu-
dents not candidates for a degree,
while degree candidates are subject
to slightly different rules.
In order to compete, a student must
also be doing satisfactory work in the
second semester, a B grade being con-
sidered satisfactory for a graduate
student and a C grade for an under-

Chry sler
For M
lurphy Hails Industrial
Treaty With Smile As
Prediction Comes True
Governor. raised
By Miss Perkins
'Rule Of Reason' Wins,
Wire From Secretary Of
Labor Says
LANSING, April 6.-(IP)-Tense
drama marked Gov. Murphy's terse
announcement tonight, "Gentlemen,
the strike has ended."
He was the onlydcalm person in
the room, filled with newspaper re-
porters waiting to flash the word.
A reporter broke in: "Governor.'
where will the agreement be signed."
Murphy smiled calmly and tapped
his desk with a long pencil in reply.'
His announcement bore out a pre-
diction made earlier in the day that
"when the end comes, it will come
quickly." It had been reported as
late as five o'clock this afternoon
that "both sides were stubbornly re-
sisting the enunciation of a single
Shortly after the settlement, Sec-
retary of Labor Perkins sent the fol-
lowing telegram to Governor Frank
Murphy of Michigan:
"Congratulations upon accomplish-
ing another fine job in the public
interest and for the benefit of wage
earners and employers.
"Your successful negotiations in
the dispute between workers and the
Chrysler Corporation was another
victory for the rule of reason and the
conference method of settling indus-
trial - disputes.
"It has again been proven that
when representatives of workers and
employers agree to get together in
conference to discuss the differences
across the table, fair and reasonable
agreement can be reached to their
mutual advantage and in the interest
of better labor relations for many
years to come.
"Mr. Lewis and Mr. Chrysler are
likewise to be congratulated for the
very fine cooperation with you in
bringing about an adjustment of dif-
"Such a spirit of give and take in
the interest of the parties concerned
and the general public speaks well for
the future of labor relations in the
auto industry."
7 Scholarships
Are Awarded
Four Fron Daily, Three
From Ensian Receive
$50 Stipend
Seven scholarships of $50 each were
awarded yesterday by the Board of
Control of Student Publications to
qualifying members of student pub-
lications who have had B averages
or better for four consecutive semes-
ters. The average must be main-
tained for the whole period and not
individual semesters.

The recipients of the scholarships
are Franklin T. Dannemiller, '37, 'En-
sian; Betty Gatward, '38, 'Ensian;
George S. Quick, '38, 'Ensian; Ralph
W. Hurd, '37, Daily; Elsie A. Pierce,
'37, Daily; Richard G. Hershey, '37,
Daily and William Shackleton, '38E,
The scholarships are open to any
member of a student publication who
has served at leastfour consecutive
semesters on any student publication
and has a B average or better. After
winning a scholarship prize, a stu-
dent may be awarded another the
following year if he has met the re-
quirements for the two additional se-
mesters. Those receiving the scho-
larship for the second time are Dan-
nemiller, Hershey, Hurd and Miss
U. S. Excells In Defense
Of Air, Nazi Admits
BERLIN, April 6.-(P)-The United
States is best equipped among na-
tions to defend itself against air at-
tack, Major Herhudt Von Rohden
sets forth in a survey of world aerial

Refusal Of Sole Bargaining Led
SUnion To Call Chrysler Strike

Concern Will Not Promote
Any Other Labor Group;
Terms End March, '38
Union Intimidation

At Peak Strike Involved j
65,000 Chrysler Menj
And 20,000_Othets
A summary of the sit-down strike
settled last night follows:
The union called the strike which
closed Chrysler's eight Detroit plants,
-leading to other shutdowns and
curtailments-while it and company
officials were discussing demands
submitted by the UAWA.
The corporation rejected the
union's demand for recognition as
the sole bargaining agency for the
Chrysler employes, and a code sig-
nal, "My hand is up," caused the
workers to sit down.
The strike involved at its peak ap-
proximately 65,000 Chrysler workers
and 20,000 employes of concerns de-
pendent upon Chrysler Corporation.
The men remained in the plants
after the corporation obtained an in-
junction against them. Governor
Murphy called together Qhrysler and
Lewis in his office here on March 23,
and the next day the conferees
reached a preliminary truce which
provided for evacuation of the
strikers. The unionists vacated the
factories March 25.
Chrysler was the second of the ma-
Search Party
Heads For Lost
Doldas Liner

jor automobile producers to be beset O Men
by labor troubles this year. The first Of Forbidden
was General Motors, which at one
time during a 44-day sit-down strike
in January and February had135,000 Will Resume Negotiations
employes idle. To Iron Out Remaining
Only last week-end the first
UAWA sit-down was called in a M tr ac M t
plant of the Ford Motor Company
at Kansas City. It was the last of LANSING, April 6. - (A0) - Gov.
the large motor car manufacturers Frank Murphy announced tonight
to encounter labor troubles. The that an agreement has been reached
strike was settled within a short ending the Chrysler automotive
time. strikes and that it provides for recog-
nition by the corporation of the Unit-
SAnno unce Final 1ed Automobile Workers of America
as the collective bargaining agency
Exanms Earlier of its members employed by the firm.
EE The union, claiming that 59,000 of
the 67,000 Chrysler Corporation em-
Than Schedule ployes were members, had asked for
f__sole bargaining rights and called the

LAW Sign Agreement
Union Bargaining Rights
embers In Ten-Point Pact


Climbs Mt. Baldy
Comes Upon Plane
Since Saturday

SPRINGERVILLE, Ariz., April 6.
-(A)--A ground party led by Sheriff
John Nun plodded up the snow-
clogged slopes of Mount Baldy late
today toward the tangled wreckage of
a huge skyliner sighted several hours
earlier from a searching plane.
Major A. D. Smith, Albuquerque,
from whose plane the wreckage first
was seen sprawled lifeless against
the mountainside,- expressed belief it
was the 21-passenger Douglas air-
liner which vanished Saturday with
six men and two women aboard.
The search party, about 35 in num-
ber, began its hazardous ascent at
Greer, 20 miles south of here. The
wreckage was an estimated 10 miles
from there and about 7,000 feet up
the 10,500 foot peak.
As the hours passed with no word
from the ground searchers it was
feared they might not return from
their mission until tomorrow. Sheriff
Nun said before he set out that the
task might take several days but
Jack Buzard, state highway patrol-
man, said it might be done in "four
or five hours" despite deep snows.
"Lost Douglas plane found by me
at an altitude of 8,500 feet," Smith
radioed. "Deep snow and scattered
timber in this area, with no trail or
road within approximately seven

Deans Agreed To Revised
Date To Help Centennial
Second-semester final examina-
tions will end the afternoon of Sat-
urday, June 12, two and one-half
days earlier than was announced in7
the University general catalogue,
Prof. Harry C. Carver of the mathe-
matics department revealed last
Professor Carver said the decision
had been reached atsameeting of the
deans a week ago because of the
necessity of providing rooming ac-
commodations for University Cen-
tennial visitors by June 14, the open-
ing day of the celebration. Profes-
sor Carver supervises University
He said that classes would end
Thursday, June 3, and examinations
begin the following morning. Orig-
inally classes were to have met
through Friday.
Approval of the change by the
Board of Regents is not necessary,
he said, inasmuch as the Regents
allow the University administration
freedom in arranging the University
year within the prescribed days se-
mesters begin and end.
Rebels Advance
on Bilbao, Lose
Cordoba Towns
(By The Associated Press)
Insurgent troops battled fiercely
Tuesday night in their drive on Bil-
bao, in northern Spain, leaving many
Loyalists dead on one rainswept
Basque field while government mil-
itiamen claimed important advances
in Cordoba province, in southern'
The insurgents, within sight of
strategic Durango, 16 miles from
Bilbao, called for "immediate sur-'
render" by residents of Vizcaya prov-
The alternative, insurgent General
Emilio Mola said, would be "literal-

strike March 8 when this demand
was rejected.
Provisions Given
Provisions follow:
1. The Chrysler Corporation rec-
ognizes the United Automobile Work-
ers of America as the collective bar-
gaining agency of its members who
are employed by the firm, promises
to "not interfere" with employes
joining the union nor discriminate
against members.
The corporation will not aid, pro-
mote or finance any labor group or
organization which purports to en-
gage in collective bargainingsor make
any agreement with any such group
or organization for the purpose ot
undermining the union.
No Intimidation
2. The union agrees that neither
the union nor its members vill n-
timidate or coerce employees, and
also not to solicit membership on
cor.poration time or plant property.
3. It is mutually agreed that the
term "employee" for the purpose of
this agreement shall not include fore-
men, assistant foremen, timekeepers,
plant protection employees or con-
fidential salaried employees.
4. The union will not cause or
permit its members to cause, nor will
any member of the union take part
in, any sit-down or, stay-in strike or
other stoppage in any of the plants
of the corporation during the term
of this agreement.
5. Negotiations will be resumed in
Detroit between representatives of
the corporation and representatives
of the union on the remaining mat-
ters on April 6, 1937, for the purpose
of entering into a supplemental
agreement covering those matters.
6. The union agrees immediately
to terminate the present strike
against the corporation.
Plants To Resume Work
7. The corporation agrees that its
plants closed as a result of the strike
will resume operations as soon as
The corporation agrees to re-em-
ploy as rapidly as possible its em-
ployees now on strike at their usual
work without discrimination against
them for participating in the strike,
and in accordance with the seniority
rules of the corporation now in ef-
9. The cor.poration and the union'
agree to take proper proceedings to
obtain leave of the court to dismiss-
ing the corporation's bill for an in-
junction and the union's answer and
10. This agreement and said agree-
ment supplemental hereto shall re-
main in full. force and effect until
March 31, 1938, inclusive.

Cancer Growths Are Called Similar
To Female Sex Cells By Bachmann

Centennial Cake Sans Candles,
Because Of Dispute Over Age

That the rapid cell growth charac.
terizing both female sexual activity
and cancer may spring from the same
cause has been suggested as a possible
explanation for the high cancer rate
among women, according to Prof
Werner E. Bachmann of the chemis.
try department. Professor Bachmann
demonstrated that one compound
may cause both growths.
"We have succeeded in producin
malignant tumors by inoculating with
a coal tar product that Dr. Cook of
the Royal Cancer Hospital in Lon-
don has shown to closely resemble
the female sex hormone oestrin,'
Professor Bachmann said.
Ovariectimised rats iniected with

cation. Similarly small amounts will
produce malignant tumors, he said.
Since so small a quantity is re-
quired to produce cancer, it has been
suggested that modification of the
natural sex hormone may be re-
sponsible for the large amounts of
cancer occuring in women after the
change in life.
A considerable number of other

There will be no birthday cake
at the University's June celebrotion
because of the heated controversy
over the number of candles to place
on the cake.
Three dates have been advanced
as the only birthday of the Univer-
sity of Michigan, but the opposition
forces strongly object to any pref-
erence, accorded any one. The va-
rious dates uncompromisingly set
forth are 1817, 1837 and 1841.
The June celebration, therefore, to
appease all factions, will officially be
called "The 1937 Celebration of the
Establishment of the University of
Michigan in Ann Arbor.,,
The earliest origins of the Univer-f
city ro tohp fninnd in fthe 'Nn,+h_

In 1817 a plan for the educational
system of Michigan was approved by
the government and the judges of the
Territory. It was in that year that
the "Catholepistemiad" or "Univer-
sity of Universal Studies" was estab-
lished in Detroit. It was also known
as the "University of Michigania."
This educational institution pos-
sessed two faculty members with al)
subjects listed in Latin. The sub-
jects were divided for instruction be-
tween the Rev. Fr. Gabriel Richard,
a French Sulpician priest ,and Johr
Monteith the first Protestant mis-
sionary in Detroit, a'young graduate
of Princeton University.
The building which housed this
early university was built with the
$5,000 donated through subscrip-

cancer producing




Strikers Cause Grave
Problem In Cemetery
6.-(P)-A sit-down strike in a cem-
etery halted burials today as 45 grave
diggers laid aside shovels and refused
to prepare graves.
Six funeral processions entered the
210-acre Holy Cross (Roman Cath-
olic) cemetery during the day while
the strikers pitched horse shoes; slept,
or played cards among the tomb-
Mourners found graves undug and

been produced, an attempt being
glade to attack cancer from a chem-
ical standpoint, Professor BachmannI
explained, by varying the molecular'
produce the disease and observing the
structure of compounds known to
produce the disease and observe the
effect. Experiments seem to indicate

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