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Editorials

Rock-a-Bye Baby
In A Tfree Top. .,.. .

VOL. XLVII No. 143 ANN ARBOR, MICHIGAN, FRIDAY, APRIL 23, 1937

PRICE FIVE CENTS

Parade

Today

Heralds

(

)pening Of Michigras;
Aids Dorm, Pool Funds

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Carnival Is Being Held
Tonight And Tomorrow
In Yost Field House
Bombs Will Signify
Start Of Program
Orchestras And Varsity
Band, Gymnastic Team
To HelpBill-Of-Fare
Heralded by a parade which will
include a colorful mixture of men
and animals marching to the tune
of two fraternity bands and the Ann
Arbor High School band, the Mich-
igras will open the doors of the Yost
Field House at 7 p.m. today for the
first of its two nights of carnival
fun.
The Michigras, which is being held
for the benefit of the Dormitory Fund
and the W.A.A. swimming pool, will
offer every type of carnival enter-
tainment, a ferris wheel, a "whip," a
loop-o-plane, free dancing nightly, to
the music of Bob Steinle and his
band tonight and Charlie Zwick's
band tomorrow, the Varsity Band,
the University gymnastic team, and,
in the 70 booths, a wide variety of
games of chance and luck, ranging
from a roulette wheel to a water-
pistol shooting gallery.
Bombs Announce Opening
The opening of the carnival will be
announced by the setting off of bombs
at 7 p.m. tonight, and the Michigras
will :run at full swing until 1 a..
On Saturday, the Field House will be
open from 7 p.m. to midnight.
Prizes galore will be given by the
booths, from clocks and cameras to
dolls and dogs. Refreshments and
"flowers will be available. Four radios.
will be given away by the indepen-
dents' booth.
Mayor Leads Parade
The parade, which will be led by
former Mayor Robert A. Campbell
and Chief of Police Lewis W. Fohey
riding in a hack drawn by two white
horses, will begin at East Huron St.,
and Fifth Ave., and will wind up at
Yost Field House after circling the
campus. It will consist of floats, bi-
cycle riders, horses, dogs and other
novelties. Murray .Campbell, '38, is
in charge of the parade committee.
Two free admission tickets will be
given to each .organization taking
part in the Michigras, Willis Tom-
linson, '37, general chairman, an-
nounced last night. These may be
secured from 3:15 to 5:00 p.m. in the
coaches' room of the Field House.
General admission will be 25 cents.
2,000 Gargoyles
Returned, But It's
No Gag; Ask Tilles
An 8 a.m. telephone call yesterday
led Gilbert E. Tilles, '37, editor of
the Gargoyle, to a field near the Mi-
lan turnoff and his 2,000 missing
Centennial issues.
Tilles told that story about 9:30
a.m. yesterday.
Tilles denied that it was a publicity
stunt.
Bonth Williams, who satisfied his
twisted nature by playing tricks on
the Gargoyle editor, is still under
suspicion, Tilles said.
Tilles denied that it was a pub-
licity stunt.
"The fellow who called me talked
in a drawl, as though he were dis-.
guising his voice," he said.
Tilles denied that it was a publicity
stunt.
Fred Warner Neal, '37, who is Pre-
posterous Person in the current Gar-
goyle, is also under suspicion, the
editor said.
Tilles denied that it was a publicity
stunt.

C. Grant Barnes, '37, business man- I
ager, also denied that it was a pub-
licity stunt.
Rogers is Moved
To Fort Moultrie
Notice was given to Lieut.-Col.
Frederick C. Rogers, head of the de-
partment of military science, yester-
day from the War Department that;

Case Club Awards To Feature

Founders Day At Law School

Trial Of Seven
Persons Here
Is Postponed
Discovery Of Absence
Of City Ordinance On
Charges Is Made
'No Time To Pick
Jury,'_Says Payne
Trial of the seven persons arrested
here in the course of a strike two
weeks ago was postponed from yes-
terday until 2 p.m. next Wednesday.
Two hours before postponement,
discovery that there is no city ordi-
nance requiring mayoralty permis-
sion to speak publicly was reported
by Michael Evanoff, '36L, one pf the
attorneys for six of the defendants.
Absence of such an ordinance, ac-
cording to Arthur C. Lehman, the
A mass meeting to discuss "La-
bor and Civil Rights" will be
sponsored by the Washtenaw
Conference for the Protection of
Civil Rights at 8 p.m. Monday in
Pattingell Auditorium in Ann Ar-
bor High School, it was an-
nounced yesterday.

Against War, Despite The Chill

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Senator Wheeler To Speak
At Dinner After Trial ;
MurphyWill Attend
A trial wherein a broadcasting sta-
tion will face the charges of "pirat-
ing" news from a newspaper will
start the observance of Founders Day
today at the Law School when the
Case Club finalists take over the
courtroom.
The trial will take place at 2 p.m.
today in the Law School prior to the
12th annual Founders Day dinner at
which Sen. Burton K. Wheeler, '05L,
Democrat ofkMontana, will be the
principal speaker. Senator Wheeler,
who is a leading opponent of Presi-
dent Roosevelt's court plan and a
co-author of the Wheeler-Bone plan,
will arrive from Washington today
to take part in the program. He is
to speak on "Constitutional Govern-
ment."
Dean Henry M. Bates of the Law
School will act as toastmaster. Gov-
ernor Murphy will attend but he will
not speak.
The Case Club trial will culminate
an activity of five months in which
325 law students participated. The
four winners who will take part in the
trial this afternoon are Daniel J.
Gluck and Richard E. Cross, who
will ,defend the radio station, and
'Milton A. Kramer and James Me-
haffey, who will .represent the Asso-
ciated Press. All are juniors in the
Law School.
The four will be competing for the
Harry M. Campbell Award. The award
includes a $50 prize to the two win-
Decide Terms
For Settling
Oshawa Strike

1,500 Demonstrate Here
Against War; Petitions
To Congress Are Signed

ners in the trial and $25 to each of
the two on the losing side.
The judges at the trial will be five
lawyers from the State of Michigan
and include George Burke, Ann Ar-
bor, Ferris B. Stone, Detroit, James
McClintic, Detroit, Roy Brownell,
Flint and Harry G. Gault Flint.
The f'reshmen winners in the Case
Club competition were Bernard
Weissman and James H. Wiles, Kent,
Club, R. G. Eubank and Abraham
Zwerdling, Holmes Club, Harold V.
Hartger and Jack F. Smith, Marshall
Club, B. G. Cox and S. R. Stroud,
Story Club.
The faculty advisers of the Case
Clubs are Professors John B. Waite,
William W. Blume and John E.
Tracy of the Law School.
Prof. Grover C. Grismor of the
Law School is in charge of the ar-
rangements for Founders Day.
Myron Slater
To Be Served
With Warrant
Indecent Language To Be
Charge In Connection
With Picketing
A warrant charging Myron E. Slat-
er with the use of indecent language
in connection with the picketing
April 8 of the Ann Arbor Recreation
center was sworn out yesterday by
Robert C: B. Campbell, Grad.
Slater his charged with using im-
moral language at the same demon-
stration at which seven persons, in-,
cluding five University students, were
arrested.
Campbell is a student of English,
and has won a minor Hopwood prize
for poetry.
The warrant which he has sworn
out reads:
"One Myron E. Slater, late of the
dity of Ann Arbor, Washtenaw Coun-
ty, Michigan, was then and there a
disorderly person contrary to an or-
dinance . .. in that the said Myron
E. Slater did then and there use in-
decent and immoral language in a
certain public place . .. "
The section under the disorderly
conduct ordinance on which the war-
rant is based is the same on which
Edward Magdol, '39, a reporter for
The Daily, Arnold Kambly, '38, and
Paul Christman were arrested by
police the night of the demonstration,
'and are now being prosecuted. The
'section reads:(
"Any person who shall be guilty of
using indecent or immoral language,
or be guilty of any indecent or im-,
moral conduct or behavior, in any
public building, street, alley, lane or
public place in this city, shall be
punished as hereinafter provided."
Slater, a bookseller, when reached
last night declined to comment.
TO END HEARINGS
WASHINGTON, April 22.-(I)-
The Senate Judiciary Committee's
long hearings on the Roosevelt court
bill are scheduled to end tomorrow
night.

other attorney for six of the defen-
dants, led to a revised bill of par-
ticulars against all seven defendants.
Edward Magdol, '39, a reporter for
The Daily, is represented by George
Burke, attorney for the University.
Two of the defendants, Tom
Downs, '39, and Ralph Naefus, '36-
F&C., are now charged with "loiter-
ing," according to Lehman.
Joseph Bernstein, '39, and Rafael
W. Haskell, '38E, are charged with
creating a disturbance in public. Ar-
nold H. Kambly, '38, and Paul Christ-
man, 1059 Lincoln Ave., are charged
with the use of "profanity."
It is understood that Magdol still.
faces a charge of profanity. His at-
torney could not be reached.
Justice Jay H. Jayne said the trial
was postponed because there was in-
sufficient time to select a jury. He
said "first notice" of a request for a
jtr ,as made. byEvanoff at about
Evanoff explained how he and Leh-
man discovered the absence of a city
ordinance requiring mayoralty per-
mission for speaking.
"Prior to proceeding to select a
jury," he said, "Lehman and I went
to the City Hall to obtain a copy of
the ordinance providing that anyone
speaking in public must have a per-
mit to do so.
"Sergeant Cook and one of the
clerks at the City Hall made a thor-
ough search of their books for that
(Continued on Page 8)
Sale Of Drama
Season Tickets
To Start Toda
The sale of season tickets for the,
1937 Dramatic Season, to be pre-
sented from May 17 to June 12, will
begin at 10 a.m. today at the Gar-
den Room of the League, it was an-
nounced yesterday.
The ticket sale will continue daily
thereafter from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. ex-

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G

M Strikers' Stew
Accept Peace Prop
In Unanimous Vote

ards
)osal

TORONTO, Ont., April 22.-(I)-
An agreement to end the General
Motors strike at Oshawa, now in its
third week, was reached tonight in
the office of Premier Mitchell Hep-
burn.
If the 3,700 strikers ratify its terms,
agreed to by representatives of both
the company and the workers, they
will go back to work Monday morn-
ing.
C. H. Millard, local president of
the United Automobile Workers of
America Union, took the agreement
to Oshawa for presentation to the
Union stewards tonight and to a
striker's meeting at 10 o'clock to-I
morrow.
J. L. Cohen, Unin counsel, called
the agreement "eminently satisfac-
tory."
Although its terms were not made
public, the agreement generally was
'believed to call for a wage increase,
a cut in hours and other changes in
working conditions.
A reliable source reported hourly
rates of less than 55 cents would be
increased seven cents, rates of more
than 55 cents would be raised five
cents, the work week cut to 44 hours
and the efficiency system modified.
Union recognition was the prin-
cipal issue in the strike.
The men walked out of the Oshawa
plant +after General Motors of Can-
ada, Ltd., refused to recognize the
Union, an affiliate of John L. Lewis'
Cmmittee for Industrial Organiza-
tion, as their collective bargaining
agent.
Millard and Cohen appeared at to-
day's peace conference as "repre-
sentatives of the Oshawa workers."
They also had to state they did not
represent the C.I.O. and were not
under instructions from the organi-
zation before Premier Hepburn re-
ceived them..
General Motors officials had insist-
ed any settlement of the strike must
come in Premier Hepburn's office.

cept Sundays.
placed on sale
Season .patrons,

Single seats will
beginning May
however, it was

be
10.
ex-

Green Orders
To Fight Lewis
Major Conference Called'
For Cincinnati May 18;
No Expulsion Planned
WASHINGTON, April 22.-(A})-
President William Green announced
tonight he was calling a major con-
ference of A.F. of L. leaders in Cin-
cinnati May 18 to arrange to fight
John L. Lewis in a membership drive.
National and international union
presidents affiliated with the Ameri-
can Federation of Labor will attend
the conference, Green said.
He denounced Lewis and his com-
mittee for industrial organization,
but indicated that he would not call
a special Federation convention to
expel him-as some labor observers
had expected.
Such a move, he contended, would
merely "add dignity" to a group of'
rebels. Lewis' action in setting up
the C.I.O. was "steeped in the cess-
pool of illegality and irresponsibility,"
Green declared.
Lewis set up the committee to bring
workers in each mass production in-
dustry into one big union. Craft
unionists in the A.F. of L. suspended
him and allied unions from member-
ship.
Green's statement tonight said that
failure to close the breach between
the C.I.O. and the A.F. of L., "Is to
be attributed not to the American
Federation of Labor but to those re-
sponsible for having set in motion a
group activity clothed in garments of
good faith but inspired by a mind and
a heart bent upon destruction of the
organized labor movement of Ameri-
ca."
"The underlying procedure of those
in control of the C.I.O. is to confuse
and divide the forces of labor and
assume arbitrary control."
Band To Broadcast
Over NBC Network
Michigan's 80-piece concert band
which is to give its annual spring
complimentary c o n c e r t Tuesday,
April 27, in Hill Auditorium is to
broadcast over the NBC red network

a ppo Denies
Calling Kipk l e
'Incomp etent'
Free Press Reports Are
False, Asserts Assistant
Athletic Director
Detroit Free Press reports that he
had called Harry G. Kipke "incom-
petent" as a football coach were
summarily denied late last night by
Franklin C. Cappon, assistant ath-
letic director and assistant line coach.
The Free Press said that "Cappon
also charged that Wolverine foot-
ball would not be completely re-
habilitated unless a coach other than
Kipke was placed in charge."
Cappon was quoted as saying, "I'm
tired of keeping my mouth shut. The
gist of the whole thing, and the cause
of all our troubles is that Kipke
doesn't know enough about foot-
ball."
Rockwell Takes 'Pictures
Tod Rockwell, Free Press sports
writer, was here yesterday taking
pictures of the coaching staff, Cap-
pon said, and had engaged him in
conversation.
"I did say that Michigan State had
beaten us on sucker plays," he said,
"and made the one criticism that
'when I was hurt last year Harvey
Emory had the guards charging,
which is just what they want for
suckers.
'Trouble-Maker'
"That's the only thing I said that
could be construed as criticism," he
said. "Kipke didn't come into the
conversation."
Kipke said last night that "he is
entirely satisfied with the coaching
staff."
The Free Press quoted Cappon as
saying, "I was told some time ago to
keep my mouth shut and that's what
I've been doing, and I'm tired of the
reaction."
"Evidently Rockwell is bound to
stir up trouble at Michigan," Cappon
said. "He started the fireworks last
December and is evidently not sat-
isfied with the way things work and
is again trying to stir up trouble."
Oxford Oath Banned
At Wayne Peace Meet
DETROIT, April 22.--(P)-Several
hundred Wavne TTniversity students,

Prof. Krueger Of Chicago
Says Movement Must
Enlist Aid Of Labor
James Miner Hails
Neutrality Laws
Resolution Administered
As Part Of Nation-Wide
Peace Agitation
Fifteen hundred ,University of
Michigan students assembled yester-
day to demonstrate their "deter-
mined" opposition to war and mili-
tarism.
During the day a total of three
thousands signatures were affixed to
three anti-war petitions to be sent
to Congressional committees and to
the President.
The 1,500 students assembled
braved a stiff wind in order to dem -
)nstrate for peace.
Prof. Maynard C.- Krueger of the
University of Chicago economics de-
partment declared to the meeting
that the peace movement must en-
list the support of labor and must
educate peace-advocates to "have
the guts to say 'no' to the war-
makers when it is no longer respect-
able to talk peace."
Approve Resolution
A resolution was approved by the
anti-war protestants stating, "We,
here assembled in protest against war
and militarism, do hereby resolve
that we are part of a nation-wide
movement of students dedicated to
work towards thle eradication of war
in the modern world; that we here
express our complete sympathy and
unity with the students on other
American campuses who are today
likewise demons i . .pn..
sition to war." The resolution was
administered by Marshall .D. Shul-
man, '37, associate editor cvf The
Daily.
James S. Miner, '38L, defended
neutrality legislation as a "stop-gap"
to keep the country out of war and
William Centner, '38, a Varsity de-
bater, presented the case for world
cooperation which would "limit arm-
aments and avert wars."
Orr Presides
Juiiant Orr, '37, former president
of the Peace Council, who announced
his resignation Wednesday and ap-
pointed Clarence E. Kresin, '38, tem-
porary chairman, presided at the
demonstration.
The peace movement in 1914,
stronger than ever before Professor
Krueger stated, melted at the sight
of war because very few people un-
derstood that economic considera
tions were inextricably tied up with
war. "You must continue to oppose
military and naval appropriations
and the use of America's armed and
economic forces for the subjugation
of colonials in an imperialistic race
that brings syphilis and not civiliza-
tion to colonials; you must oppose
nationalism and exaggerated patrio-
tism, if you want to keep the masses
from climbing aboard the militaristic
bandwagon when war is declared,"
he stated.
The three petitions, circulated
throughout the campus yesterday,
read:
"We, the undersigned, consider the
Hill-Sheppard Bill, which embodies
the Industrial Mobilization Plan of
the .War Department, as an inade-
quate means of taking the profits out
of war and deplore it as a menace
to civil liberties."
We, the undersigned, approved the
Nye-Kvale bill for the abolition of
compulsory military training in land
grant colleges."
"We, the undersigned, disapprove
of military and naval expenditures in
excess of the requirements of na-
tional defense and we recommend
(Continued on Page 2)

Byrd Recommends
Nation Be Allowed
To Decide On War
PHILADELPHIA, April 22.-(J)-
Admiral Richard E. Byrd recom-
mended at a peace rally tonight that
the Constitution be so amended that
the United States cannot engage in
a foreign war unless it is voted by
the citizens of the country.
"Of course, when our country is

plained, may purchase additional'
single tickets with their regular sea-
son seats..
The sale of mail order tickets has
exceeded three times that of any
previous season up to the present
date, according to Mrs. W. D. Hen-
derson, business manager of the Sea-
son. -

Prof. Riegel Holds Trade Unions
Needed For Employer Bargaining

EDITOR'S NOTE: This is the first of
three articles on trade associations and
labor, the public and industry.
By JACK DAVIS
Collective bargaining in many in-
dustries where small manufacturers
oppose strong unions can only be car-
ried on with any degree of equality
by business men organized in trade
associations, declared Prof. John W.
Riegel of the business administration
school, yesterday.
While the Wagner Labor Relations
Act may bring about this condition in
other industries it did not create it
for it has been present in some in-
dustries for many years, he con-
tinued. "The soft coal industry

each individual producer approach
the unions with anything like equal
bargaining power," he said.
Similar conditions, he stated, ob-
tain in many other industries of
which the building trade, the print-
ing and the wholesale clothing man-
ufacturers are examples.
Besides uniting its members, the
association should be the organiza-
tion to uncover and present the facts
upon which collective bargaining is
based and to serve as a clearing
house for information on labor dis-
putes, he said.
There is, however, a great deal
more to industrial relations which

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