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The Weather




The Nature
Of Trotskyism ...

Mositly fair.





Tag Day Drive
Nets $1,000
To Camp Fund
Faculty, Fraternities May
Raise Yield To $1,500;-
More Than Last Year
Donations Pour In
DespiteRain, Cold
Despite rain and cold weather,
funds received yesterday in the an-
nual Fresh Air Camp Tag Day
amounted to an early estimate of
more than $1,000, it was reported
last night by William Barndt, '37,
chairman of the drive.
The amount was lower than the
goal of $2,000 set for the campaign,
but faculty and fraternity contribu-
tions to be received next week are
expected to raise the total to about
$1,500, he said. This is more than
was received last year.
Most of the, money from the drive
was taken on the campus, with sup-
plementary returns coming from the
business sections of the city in the
afternoon. A majority of the dona-i
tions came between 10 a.m. and 1
p.m., Barndt stated.
Falls Short Of Last Year
Even though falling. short of its
goal the campaign was termed a defi-
nite success yesterday by George Al-
der, director of the camp, in view of
the early downpours and cold weath-
er that kept students off the campus
most of the day.1
The main reason for the success,f
Alder explained, was that over
200 students took part in selling tags
throughout the day. Campus organ-c
izations sent members to posts on the
campus, and many students volun-
teered their services. Members of the
camp staff took part in the downtown
sections of town, helped in many
cases by boys who have been givent
summers at the camp. Alder praised
the work of Barndt, and Walter Lusz-
ki, '37.
Societys Thanked
The committee in charge of the
drive wishes to thank all persons who
aided in the success of the campaign.
Special commendation is due to stu-
dent volunteers who were recruited
largely from Michigamua, Sphinx,
Michigan Independents, Student
Christian Association, Cooperative
House, Wyvern, Mortarboard, Church
Guilds, The Daily and unaffiliated
solicitors, according to Barndt. The
donation of signs by the Swicherath
Sign Shop and Art V. Gillespie; pos-
ters and tags by Ann Arbor Press,
Athens Press, Craft Press, Davis &
Ohlinger, Edward Bros., Lowery
Printing, Millard Press; pails by Fish-t
er Hardware, Muehling & Lamphear,
and Schlenker Hardware; and co-f
operation of the business men has
been greatly appreciated Barndt said.t
The spring Tag Day was precededI
this year by a Boxing Show on April
1. A summer campaign will follow in
B dE
Bradley Notes
Idealism Trend'
In New Works
Readers And Writers Want
Something New, Believes
Pennsylvania Professor
The dawn of a new liealistic phil-
osophy supplanting the hard natural

realism of the post-war period was
pictured as the possible outlook of
contemporary American literature3
yesterday by Prof. Edward Sculley
Bradley of the University of Penn-
sylvania in a lecture on "Poetry and
Revolt in Post-War America."
"Readers and writers alike are
rather jaded," Professor Bradley
stated, "and are looking for some-'
thing new. For a score of years1
American literature has been one long
jeremiad, and now a new type of op-
timism is arising to supplant the
harsh realism of Sherwood Anderson,
Theodore Dreiser and others of their
"We can look back now and ap-
praise the spirit behind post-war lit-
erature," he continued. "The twen-
ties were an age of revolt. A central
faith in God led to a weakening of'
faith in man himself." Professor
Bradley cited "poets of horror like1
Robinson Jeffers" and the degenerate
novels of William Faulkner and Er-
skine Caldwell as manifestations ofs
this spirit.
Professor Bradley described the
cycle of post-war novels, beginning
with Anderson's "Winesburg, Ohio,"

Mary Lambie Breathes Easily
As Brother Reaches New York

Aviator's Sister Cuts Only
One Class; Excited Not.
Worried, She Says


First Unmarred Roundtrip
Over Atlantic Is Ended
With 24-Hour Crossing

Despite the fact that her brother, I NEW YORK, May 14.-(UP)-The
John Lambie, was making aerial his- first fliers ever to complete a round-
tory along with Dick Merrill by flying trip airplane crossing of the North
to England and back to New York, Atlantic without mishap, Dick Merrill
"just to see the coronation," Mary and Jack Lambie, set their twin-en-
Lambie, '37A, cut but one class this gined monoplane down at Floyd Ben-
week. nett field late today after 24 hours
"I was excited, but I was not ter- of flying through rain and fog.
ribly worried," she admitted when Without circling the field, the sil-
she was asked how she felt about ier ship tobogganed down toward a
the flight. "Jack is pretty smart," long concrete runway and came to a
she said, "he takes advantage of his smooth landing three minutes later,
opportunities and is very dependable completing a flight from Southport,
-that is probably why Merrill picked England, in the total elapsed time of
him to make the flight with him." 24 hours, 22 minutes.
Didhn't Know He Was Gain, They were long overdue, having
Mary did not know that her broth- been forced to make a 22-minute
stopover at the Squantum naval air
er was going to make the flight until base in Massachusetts to recheck
a week before he took off, she said. their bearings and fuel supply.
All she knows about the flight is what Merrill appeared tired from the
she has been reading about in the strain of his second round-trip cross-
papers and what she has heard over ing of the Atlantic within a year-
the radio. She stated that she was the first ending in a crack-up in New-
pleased to know that her mother had foundland-but declared he was ready
slept well, according to radio reports. to return to his regular job on the
"The trip coming back from Eng- New York-Miami run of Eastern Ai_?
land frightened me the most because lines.

it was the most difficult," she said. "I
wish I could have been in New York
today, though according to the radio
I probably would have been crushed
in the crowd that encircled the plane
when it landed."
Gamma Phi's Proud
All the other girls in the Gamma
Phi Beta house, of which Mary is a
member, were busy cutting out pic-
tures of the returning hero, but the
hero's sister admitted that she did not
care for the pictures, saying that
most of them were "just rotten, so I
don't care to have them around."
The flight originally was supposed
to haveustarted last Thursday, Mary
said, but first the radio broke down
and then the Hindenburg exploded.
These facts, however, did not stop the
To Back Debate
On Student Rule
Heads Of Extracurricular
Activities Will Present{
Ideas On Government
A debate upon the question of stu-
dent government will be held Wed-
nesday night at the Union sponsored
by the Independent Men's Organiza-
tion, it was announced yesterday.
The debaters will be chosen from
among those who have played an
active part in student government
during the past year. The probable
lineup will be: for student govern-
ment, William Barndt, '37, president
of the Independent Men's Organiza-
tion, and William Struve, '37, out-
going secretary of the Union, against
student government, Fred Warner
Neal, '37, former associate editor of
The Daily, and Herbert Wolf, '37, out-
going president of the Union.
The purpose of the debate, it was
explained, is to crystallize campus
opinion upon whether or not -the
students should have student govern-
ment, how inclusive it should be and
the most desirable set-up for the gov-
ernment, if it is decided that some
is desired.
Following the debate, the Inde-
pendents will submit to the Univer-
sity officials suggestions based upon
the ideas presented during the de-,
bate. All organizations now working
for or against student government
have been requested to contact the
Independent Men's organization in
care of the Union.

Lambie, his co-pilot on the trans-
port route as well as on the trans-
atlantic venture which began at
Floyd Bennett last Sunday, was
spruce and smiling.
"I am awfully glad to be back."
he said. "We are pretty tired. It was
a long trip."
Swio-Out May
Come Back As
A 'New' Custom
More Than 700 Seniors
Prepared For Swing;
Program Is Planned
Swing-out-one of the more mori-
bund of Michigan's dying traditions,
appears to stand a good chance of
staging a comeback this spring.
The index of this rising tide of ac-
ceptance is the rental to more than
700 seniors of caps and gowns to wear
for Swing-out, a week from tomor-
row,'according to Frank Dannemiller,
'37, who is in charge of the revival.'
An Old Custom
The custom of the seniors to
swing-out" in their caps and gowns
sometime before Commencement,
dates back to the days when the stu-
dent body attended chapel every
morning in the auditorium in Univer-
sity Hall, Dannemiller said. Five
years ago Swing-out was abolished,
he said, but a half-hearted and un-
successfulsattempt was made to re-
vive it last year.
Criticizing Swing-out in recent
years for their apparent lack of pur-
pose and organization, Dannemiller
said that Swing-out this year will
be more than a walk around the
Campus in a cap and gown.
Program To Be Given
"A program will be held in Hill
Auditorium at the conclusion of the
Campus swing," Danemiller said.
"Prof. A. D. Moore of the depart-
ment of electrical engineering of the,
engineering college and head mentor
of the college, will speak and the
presidents of the senior class in the
literary college and engineering col-
lege will speak," he said. Al Dewey
is the literary college president and
Gus Collatz is head of the engineer-
ing seniors.
Seniors that wish to rent caps and
Scan still do .so at Moe's, Roger's or
Van Boven's, Dannemiller said. This
opportunity will be extended until
Wednesday, he said.

Verdi's 'Aida'
To Conclude
Jose Iturbi To Conduct In
Fifth Concert; Knitzer
Is Violin Soloist
Acclaim Rethberg,
List And Chorus
Ann Arbor's traditional May Fes-
tival will ceremoniously close tonight
with the climaxing presentation of
Verdi's opera, "Aida," with a brilliant
vocal cast plus the Philadelphia Sym-
phony and the Choral Union under
the direction of Prof. Earl V. Moore,
director of the School of Music and
the May Festival.
An ovation yet unheard in the My
Festival thus far greeted the last ap-
pearance of Eugene Ormandy in the
May Festival as hie was called back
several times for encores. Addressing
the audience three times Mr. Or-
mandy thanked the audience for its!
appreciation. Ezio Pinza and Eliza-
beth Rethberg also received great ap-
plause, and were also called back sev-
eral times for encores as they exper-
ienced Ann Arbor persistency.
In the afternoon concert Eugene
List was royally welcomed and he,
too, was forced to give two encores.
The Young People's Festival Chorus
under Roxy Cowin added to the
success of the third concert.
In the fifth concert of the series'
this afternoon, Jose Iturbi will conduct
the orchestra for the first time in the
May Festival. Joseph Knitzer, young
violinist, will be the soloist during the
afternoon performance.
In tonight's concert Miss Rethberg;
Marion Telva, contralto, Arthur Car-
ron, tenor; Carlo Morelli, baritone, a
University alumnus; Mr. Pinza; and
Thelma Lewis, soprano, of the School
of Music, will offer the 4-act opera
"Aida." This afternoon Mr. Knitzer
will render Bruch's Concerto in G
minor and Ravel's "Tzigane" while
the orchestra will play Beethoven's
Symphony No. 2 in D major, Gail-
ardi's "Gauchacon Botas Nuevas," In-
termezzo from "Goyescas," by Gran-
ados, and de Falla's Dances from
"Three-Cornered Hat."
All of the vocalists appearing in the
May Festival are stars of the Metro-
politan Opera Company with the ex-
ception of Miss Lewis of the Univer-
sity School of Music faculty.
Michiffan Nine
Downs Purdue
By 4=3 Score1
Johnny Simithers Pitches
Wolverines To First Win
In Four Big Ten Starts
LA FAYETTE, Ind., May 14.- (Spe-1
cial to The Daily)-Michigan finally
broke into the win column, after three
straight Conference losses, by de-
featig Purdue here today, 4 to 3.
The game was played in near-freez-
ing weather.
Johnny Smithers, making his Big
Ten debut, hurled super ball against
the Boilermakers, but was kept in
hot water by misplays in the Wol-
verine infield. He allowed only five
Michigan fought an uphill bittle
until the sixth, when the score was
tied. Then in the eighth, the Wol-
verines pushed across two runs, one

of which provided the margin of
In the ninth the Boilermakers made
a desperate bid for victory, when they
bunched three hits for one run and
had two men on base as pinchbatters
Mangas lined to Stevie Uricek for
the final out, the latter making a
great one-hand catch.
Purdue opened the scoring in the
first without a hit on two walks, a wild
pitch and an infield out, and added
another run in the third on a single,
and a sacrifice plus an error by Walt
Michigan came back for a lone
tally in the fourth on a walk, a field-
er's choice, another Walk and an in-
field hit by Bob Campbell. The Var-
sity added another in the sixth on
Uricek's single, an error by Poulos
and a ground ball to short off the bat
of Merle Kremer.
In the eighth Uricek singled, Krem-
er walked, and both advanced on
Danny Smick's fly to center.
Christian Celebrates
Silver Jubilee Today
A ' .. .

Robinson Sees Alumnus Sees
'Fair Chance' coronation; Is,
ForGuest Of Wally


rs that the government cannot Mr. Wagner was the first corre-
et by with less than $1,500,000,000 spondent to get the story of the
for relief for the next fiscal year. abdication of King Edward VIII, and
'here have been demands in Congress recently he spent an aftefnoon with
that this fund be slashed to $1,000,- Mrs. Simpson and her hosts, the Her-
000. man L. Rogers at their home, the

Lieutenants of the Chief Executive
said he soon would send to Congress
a message on the establishment of ad-
ditional "regional TVA's" and indi-
cated that labor legislation might go
forward later.
As for conflict over proposals to
make blanket reductions in various
non-relief appropriations, the Presi-
dent indicated that Congress must
work this problem out itself.
The Court Reorganization bill calls
for the appointment of six additional
Supreme Court Justices unless in-
cumbents past 70 years of agesretire
voluntarily. It has encountered a
storm of opposition. Compromise has
been suggested frequently, usually on
the basis of a two-judge increase.
Most legislators predict the Sen-
ate Judiciary committee will vote on
Tuesday, by at least 10 to 8, to recom-
mend to the Senate that the bill be
Some administration advisors have
hoped that the President would ac-
cept a compromise and thereby avoid
such a reversal.
Industrial Men
Will Meet Here
May 27, 2, 29

Chateau de Cande. In his article in
the Sun he said that it was not an
interview "Because Mrs. Simpson is
not giving interviews." It is "merely
an account of a -pleasant hour spent
at the Chateau de Cande ... "
MIPA Meeting
Hears Player,
Maurer, Rice
Round Table Discussions
Treat With Problems Of
More than 500 delegates from
Michigan secondary school news-
papers, magazines and year books at-
tended the annual dinner-dance of
the Michigan Interscholastic Press
Association convention last night at
the Union.
Dr. M. S. Rice of the Metropolitan
Episcopal Church of Detroit, speak-
ing before the group, said that if
they are willing to begin at the bot-
tom and prepare themselves for the
modern complex life, they will find
that present times offer them more
opportunities than youth has ever
had before.

President Maintains Billion
And Half Will Be Needed
For Relief Next Year
Congress To Get
MessageOn TVA'
WASHINGTON, May 14.-(P)-
President Roosevelt banned compro-
mise on his court reorganization bill
tonight after receiving from Sen.
Joseph T. Robinson (Dem., Ark.) they
majority leader, a report that the
vote will be close with a "fair chance"
of passage.
At the same time, he told House

One of the few foreign correspon-
dents who actually witnessed the cor-
onation of King George VI Wednes-
day was Philip M. Wagner, '25, man-
aging editor of The Daily from 1924
to 1925.
Mr. Wagner, son of Prof. Charles
P. Wagner of the Spanish depart-
ment, has been in London for the past
year in charge of the London bureau
of the Baltimore Sun. He is expected
to return to this country in June.
Besides his reportorial work, Mr.
Wagner writes two columns for the
Sunday issue of the Sun: "From a
Fleet Street Window" and "Pot-
His hobby is the study of wines
on which he has written two books:
"American Wines," and another has
just been published entitled "Wine
Grpes,"enrs. agnrsi.

Steel Industry
Strike Settled;
Ford Counters
Union Demands Exclusive
Bargaining Rights After
Early Agreement
'Fordisins' Advise
Against Unionizing
PITTSBURG, May 14.-(R)-Thou-
sands of cheering workers paraded
back to the Jones and Laughlin Steel
Corp Mills today, ending the greatest
walk-out in the last 18 years of steel
Cheered by quick settlement of two
strikes today, union leaders prepared
to push demands for sole bargai'ning
rights against major independents in
the steel industry.
Tentative agreements were reached
to end the walk-outs which kept idle
27,000 employes of the Jones and
Laughlin Steel Corp. and more than
5,000 Pittsburgh Steel Co. workers.
Murray Calls Conference
Philip Murray, chairman of the
Steel Workers Organizing committee,
called his aids into conference today
to discuss the drive against other in-
dependent steel producers, with ex-
clusive collective bargaining rights as
a new goal. In earlier contracts the
SWOC asked for recognition only as
representing its membership.
A similar idea for the automobile
industry was indicated by Homer
Martin, president of the United Au-
tomobile Workers, as two of the three
strikes in General Motors Corp. plants
were ended.
In Detroit last night the tide of
unionism did not surge as it had a
few hours earlier in Pittsburgh, be-
cause the Ford Motor Co. took steps
against United Automobile Workers of
America's campaign to unionize its
workers by announcing tonight it
will distribute to all employes cards
bearing Henry Ford's labor views.
"Fordisms" 'Given
Harry H. Bennett, Ford personnel
director, said the cards, labeled
"Fordisms" will be distributed to the
company's 150,000 employes through-
out the country Monday.
Homer Martin, UAWA president,
announced that the union would open
its organization drive among Ford
workers formally next week.
Some selected "Fordisms" follow:
"A monopoly of jobs in this coun-
try is just as bad as a monopoly of
"What was the result of these
strikes? Merely that numbers of
men put their necks into an iron col-
lar. We're only trying to show who
owns thhe collar.
"Figure it out for yourself. If you
go into a union, they have got you
and what have you got?
'Workers Night'
Features Play,
SpeechOn CIO
The play "Waiting for Lefty" and
a bill of speakers will comprise the
program known as "Workers Night"
which will be presented at 8 p.m. to-

day in West Park under the sponsor-
ship of the Ann Arbor Labor and
Trades Council.
The use of the public ground has
received the sanction of Mayor Wal-
ter C. Sadler.
Robert C. Travis, director of the
Northern Michigan United Automo-
bile Workers, or an alternate will
speak on "The CIO."~
Among the other scheduled speak-
ers are Burt Knight who will dis-
cuss ifhe Amdrican Federation of
Labor and Miss Genora Johnson,
president of the women's Auxiliary
of the Flint auto workers union, will


Player Speaks
A general assembly opened the day
Business executives from the for the delegates yesterday. At 9 a.m.
Middle West and professors from with Prof. Wesley H. Maurer of the
other universities will convene May department of journalism presiding,
27, 28 and 29 in Ann Arbor at the Arthur Player, secretary of the Booth
seventh annual Conference on In- Syndicate, spoke on "The Writer's
dustrial Relations, it was announced Conscience."
yesterday by Prof. John W. Riegel, Atn10na.m r
director of the Bureau of Industrial At 10 a.m., round-tables were con-
Relations. ducted on personality, getting the
breaks in advertising, literary as-
Development of executives, objec- pects of annuals, sports-field and
tives in industrial relations, collective press, the magazine and newswriting.
bargaining, industrial relations pol- At 11:05 a.m. there were round-tables
icies, employment policies and prac- on sports writing, business problems
tices, economic trends and industrial for smaller papers, art for annuals,
relations today will be subjects of the informative features, mimeographed
lecturers invited to address the con- school papers and offset printing.
Among the lecturers will be Albert inorreDoaleHWHrns
Sobey, director of General Motors In- j ism depatmentapesiding,
stitute of Technology; A. B. Gates, journalism department presiding,
director of training of the Eastman Prof. Thomas A. Knott, editor of the
Kodak Company; Clarence J. Hicks, Middle English Diionar, spoke on
chairman of the board ofthe Indus- "Incorrectable Words, at 1:30 p.m.
trial Relations Counselors; Earl Dean At 2:30 p.m., there were discussion
Howard of Northwestern University; groups on: people I have interviewed,
Harold B. Bergen, director of Indus- school news real demonstration, com-
trial relations of Proctor and Gamble munity service, occupational inf or-
Company; E. Wight Bakke of Yale mation in the field of journalism,
University. amateur photography and the annual
The Rev. Fr. Frederic Siedenburg, triangle. At 3:35 p.m. on newspaper
dean of the University of Detroit; clinic, the handbook, personality fea-
Charles P. Neill, formerly commis, tures, human interest, humor and
sioner of labor under Presidents The- newswriting.
odore Roosevelt and Taft; Alexander Today there will be a general as-
Sachs, director of research of the sembly at 9:30 a.m. in the union
Lehman Corporation, and D. W. Weed at which George Averill, editor of
associated with wage surveys of the the Birmingham Eccentric Press, will
General Electric Company. talk on 'The Editor and His Readers."
Poland's Jewry Fares No Better
Than Reich's, Heller Observes

Burning Midnight Oil For 'A's'
Is Not Sure Fire Path To A Job

EDITOR'S NOTE: This is the first of
a series of articles on getting a job after
graduation. 'Future articles will deal
with employment agencies on the cam-
pus, how to help find the job ,you're
suited for, how to act in an interview
and related topics.
That lean haggard look, those big
black circles under your eyes and
the gin bitters disposition that result
from getting those high grades may
not be so profitable in landing a
job, in the opinion of some half dozen
personnel agents who have visited the
campus in the last few weeks in
search of up and coming young bus-
iness men.
In fact one business man, accord-
ing to Prof. Charles L. Jamison of the
business administration school ac-

est tenth salary group of the business
employes if figures taken from an ar-
ticle by W. S. Gifford, president of
the American Telephone and Tele-
graph Company in the May issue of
Harper's Monthly of 1928 are any
Mr. Gifford based his article on the
records of 2,114 Bell System em-
ployes, graduates of college.
Forty-eight per cent in the highest
third salary group were in the high-
est third of their graduating classes,
27 per cent from the middle third,
and 25 per cent from the lowest third,
the article stated.
Personality and initiative are the
two prime qualities that are looked

Is it true that German Jews are be-
ing subjected to severe persecution,
but their 3,000,000 brothers in Po-
land are facing an equally fatal ec-
onomic strangulation at the hands of
the Polish fascists, Dr. Bernard Hel-
ler, director of Hillel, declared yester-
day in an interview.
Dr. Heller, who returned this year
from a tour of eastern Europe, stated
that the political inequality of limit-
ing the number of Jewish representa-
tives in the Sejm or Polish Senate is
far overshadowed in seriousness by
the nationalists' "relentless war on

tically abolishing subsidies to Jewish
communal schools and is condoning
their slow disintegration. A "num-
erous clausus" prevails in colleges
.and universities, Dr. Heller explained,
and if a Jewish student does study
outside of Poland he has difficulty in
having his diploma officially recog-
The potential supply of wheat, coal,
cattle, timber and oil would more
than suffice Poland, Dr. Heller con-
tinued, but tariff barriers have killed
her export trade. Despite this-poten-
tiality, he said, millions of Polish
workers earn two or three zlotys (40
to 60 cents) per day and thousands

give a short talk,

on "Women Work-

In case of rain, it was announced
by the Council, the play will be pre-
sented in Labor Hall, 212 West .Lib-
erty, and the speakers will appear
in Pattengill Auditorium of the Ann
Arbor High School,
Miss Johnson and Travis were both
active in the Flint automobile strike
in February. Miss Johnson com-
manded a squad of women who per-
formed relief and commissary work.
Mr. Travis was in charge of publicity.
An article on college journalism by

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