THE MICHIGAN DAILY
8UNDAYa MAY 30,19-67
70173 SUNDAY, MAY 30, 1937
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MANAGING EDITOR.............JOSEPH S. MATTES
EDITORIAL DIRECTOR ............TUURE TENANDER
CITY EDITOR ....................IRVING SILVERMAN
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NIGHT EDITORS: Harold Garn, Joseph Gies, Earl R.
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NIGHT EDITOR: ROBERT I. FITZHENRY
Time Drags On.'..
yTITH EAGER EARS we heard that
Mrs. Simpson will tint-not dye,
mind you-her hair blue for the ceremony; that
Anette Dionne 'weighs all of 311/ pounds now;
that Fraidy Cat was permitted to carry only 120
pounds yesterday at the Fair Grounds; that
I!arry Lauder had the dubious honor to meet
and shake hands with Shirley Temple; and that
Mickey's condition is improving. (Mickey is ad-
dicted to baseball) .
Incidentally, only 200 people were killed by
the rebels in their air raid on Valencia Friday.
Books For The Needy
To the Editor:
As an academic counselor in the College of
Literature, Science, and the Arts, I should like
to add my word of praise to the plan for estab-
lishing a lending library of text-books for the use
of needy students.
My contacts with students in the College have
been varied, and I can assure you that this prob-
lem of buying texts is a very serious one to a
surprisingly large number of students. I have
known some of them to go without proper meals
to save the funds necessary to buy books; many
have to depend on the good nature of class-
mates, and borrow the book to get the assign-
ment (a practice which is not satisfactory to
either the borrower or lender). Often several
students pool their resources and use one book
between them, which inevitably results in their
all wanting to use the book at the same time.
On occasion I have had to approve drop cards
for students when they were absolutely unable
to buy the necessary books for a particular
Many faculty members have tried to helpout
in deserving cases by lending unused copies of
texts from their personal libraries, and I have
known some who went down into their own pock-
ets to buy some especially worthy student's books.
Obviously this can be at best only a casual
remedy. With whole-hearted cooperation from
the faculty and student-body in making dona-
tions of unwanted texts, and by adequately safe-
guarding the service from chiselers, the time
should soon come when no student need be
handicapped by the lack of necessary text-books.
-Arthur Van Duren, Academic Counselor.
To the Editor:
Judging by a recent communication to The
Daily the reader gets the impression that the
acts of oppression of the Jews in Poland are
ordinary occurrences resulting from the relation-
ship of two divergent groups. That the reader
may see that the encouraged or tolerated bru-
tality of the Poles towards the Jews is not of the
ordinary type, I shall here reproduce an account
of an incident which took place in Brisk, Poland,
on May 13:
"The Brisk pogrom, considered the cruelest in
the history of the new Polish domination, is hor-
rible not because of what happened on May 13th,
out because of the state of the official Polish
mind that led to the events of that day and
the public reaction that followed. The cause of
the pogrom was an encounter between a Polish
policeman trying to enforce the new anti-Sche-
chita law and a Jewish butcher. The anti-Sche-
chita law is a government measure of economic
restriction against Jews. The pistol was the po-
liceman's way of enforcing the economic curb.
The butcher, shot in the leg, retaliated and killed
his would-be-murderer. That, according to gov-
ernment interpretation, was "Jewish provoca-
"Mob justice" immediately expressed itself in
all its fury. Sixty Jews were wounded and the
rioters caused the destruction and looting of
property amounting to six million zlotys. If one
realizes that the average earning of a Polish
worker is ten zlotys a week, one can fully grasp
the enormity of the ruin wrought upon the
Jewish Community. The looting, however, was
described by the Polish press-some of them
government organs-as a simple and tolerable
act of "the poor Polish population, helping itself
to the merchandise taken from the Jewish
stores." The issuing of proclamations and the
sending of police detachments to the ruined
city to "restore" order is, in view of that attitude,
no more than an attempt on the part of a gov-
ernment to save its face before world public
"The new tutor of Pilsudski's heirs, Hitler Ger-
many, had enough foresight at least to take Jew-
bating out of the hands of the mob and convert
it into a Government-controlled "business." The
Colonels need the mob rage directed at the
Jews, lest the rage of the landless millions of
peasants be turned against them. Do they
delude themselves with the hope that they will
always be able to make the Jews pay for the
privileged position of the landed nobility and
industrial aristocracy? The masters of Czarist
Russia had the same illusions."
The above account appeared in a Jewish pe-
riodical. Lest the reader question the objectivity
of the medium, I shall quote an editorial that
appeared in The Nation of May 22, 1937, page
"Renewal of anti-Jewish riots in Poland, in
which fifty-three persons were injured in a few
days' time, has again fixed attention on the
desperate plight of the three million Jews in
that country. Although the Polish Jews have
long suffered harsh discrimination and lived
under unbelievable conditions of poverty, they
have only recently been made the object of a
systematic terror comparablefto that of Nazi
Germany, Jews are barred from many impor-
tant sectors of Polish economic life. They are
forbidden to bid for government, municipal, or
army orders; Jewish.workers have been excluded
from the government tobacco, salt, and match
monopolies; Jewish students are rapidly being
driven out of the universities; and the propor-
tion of Jews in state employment has fallen
to less than one per cent. Where official discrim-
ination does not exist, Polish nationalists have
taken the law into their own hands. Market
stalls belonging to Jews have repeatedly been
destroyed, hundreds of shops have been wrecked,
and Jews have been forcibly ejected from cafes
and restaurants. While the government has of-
THEY STOOD amid the debris of a half fin-
ished church, the moon streaming all around
them. It draughted gargoyles and grotesques
from the broken bricks, the half-built walls, and
the window casement was stark, unsurrounded by
the wall. Framed in it was the harsh form of some
denudedbtree and lights from Washtenaw cars
"It's good," he said, "to see these wheelbarrows
and the broken bricks, the steel beams and the
splashed plaster. It reminds me of before we
came to school, the building in the cities, the
crowds at noontime that used to lean over the
railings watching the fascinating gougings of
the steam shovels and the men, some of them
eating, the others done and working again. Men
sweating and straining, lifting and hoisting, and
all the while a building being gathered together
out of. the earth and the single bricks and the
dry, dusty cement." He looked at her. She
looked up at the moon-fringed clouds. "Then it
all stopped, there were no crowds and there were
no men, only people slinking along in the streets
and a million empty windows in all the unf in-
ished jobs started during the boom. This new
carillon tower, the graduate school and the dorms
and this new church certainly mean that the
depression is over."
She was uncertain as if she was ashamed
to asV. "Tell me, was it really bad? I only
heard about it or read it in the papers, and
I don't read the papers often."
THEY SAY this is a true one from University
of Missouri. We mean the one about the lad
who came to the sorority house to call on his
girl who was ill. Down in Missouri, it seems, a
fellow can see the gal in her room if she is ill.
So, he trotted up the stairs and deposited before
the admiring and lustrous eyes of his fair one,
a heaping bunch of roses. The sck one called
all her friends in and the lad basked in glory
for a while, then left. After he was gone, the
house mother came in, shooed the other visitors
out of the room, put the girl to sleep. That
done, she gathered up the roses and took them
down to the reception room and put them back
in the vase from which the loving swain had
Say what you will about the football team
losing games, or the baseball team's hitting
fading into a wisp of air, or the pat-ball players
on the tennis team. But still, we don't think it
is necessary at all, for the good of Michigan
tradition that the Pi Phi's should encourage
Michigan men to wear the blazing arrow on their
vests as a sign of troth-especially chaps from
that bulwark of virility, the Theta Delta Chi fra-
(From the N.Y. Herald Tribune)
THE DECISION at Albany upholding the in-
alienable right of New Yorkers to wear shorts
lacked the economic scope of the historic find-
ings of the Supreme Court at Washington a day
earlier. Yet both because of the youthful pung-
ency of style with which the Court of Appeals
opinion was written and because, too, of its fun-
damental rightness in a world threatened with
regimentation of ideas as well as of wages, acre-
age and prices, we hope our readers did not
The regimentation that the City of Yonkers
sought to impose and the Court of Appeals
has now rebuked touched nothing less impor-
tant than clothes. It aimed to make everybody
conform to "customary street attire" when in the
public eye. The admirable opinion written by
Chief Judge Frederick E. Crane found two faults
with the ordinance: it was too vague to meet the
constitutional requirements of a criminal law,
and it went beyond the proper limits of the
police power which authorize a legislative body
to prevent indecency but do not justify an at-
tempt to dress people in any particular costume.
"The Constitution still leaves some opportunity
for people to be foolish if they so desire," declares
this vigorous and open-minded jurist. A sigh
of relief will be the widespread reaction. It is
bad enough to make prices and other economic
factors uniform-so bad, indeed, that the step
to making clothes uniform probably lies not far
beyond. But this is still neither a brown-shirted
nor a black-shirted nation. And shorts are legal
on the highways of New York. We think they
will stay so and that skirts, like shirts, will con-
tinue to be what taste, not a government, directs.
The old American relish for individuality, even
to the point of eccentricity, will take a lot of
P.S.:Judge Crane is sixty-seven years old.
groups not only equality, but also the right to
cultural and religious autonomy and self-expres-
sion. This pledge was made a condition of
her rebirth and was written into the peace
treaty. By her treatment of the Jews, Ukran-
ians, and German Protestants she has given
notice to the world that she considers a solemn
promise no more than scrap of paper. She has
completely ignored the fact that to enable her
to regain her national independence many na-
tions have sacrificed their sons on the battle-
fields of Europe. -M. Levi.
VOL. xLVII No. 175 ,
SUNDAY, MAY 30, 1937
Commencement Tickets: Tickets
for Commencement may be obtained
on request after June 1, at the Busi-
ness office, Room 1, University Hall.
Commencement Week programs will
also be ready on June 1 or soon
thereafter. Inasmuch as only two
Yost Field House tickets are available
for each Senior, please present iden-
tification card when applying for
Herbert G. Watkins.
Seniors: The firm which furnishes
diplomas for the University has sent
the following caution: "Please warn
graduates not to store diplomas in
cedar chests. There is enough of the
moth-killing aromatic oil in the av-
erage cedar chest to soften inks of
any kind that might be stored inside
them, resulting in seriously damaging
Herbert G. Watkins.
Summer Session registration for
students in L.S.&A., Architecture, Ed-
ucation and Music-registration ma-
terial may be secured from Room 4
U.H. during the examination period.
Robt. L. Williams,
To All Students Having Library
1. Students having in their posses-
sion books drawn from the Univer-
sity are notified that such books are
due Monday, May 31.
2. The names of all students who
have not cleared their records at the
Library by Tuesday, June 1, will be
sent to the Recorder's Office, where
their semester's credits will be held
up until such time as said records
are cleared, in compliance with the
regulations of the Regents.
Excursion to Saline Valley Coop-
erative Farm: Liberal Students Union
and friends. This last meeting of
the year combines a picnic outing
swimming, baseball, etc. with a
splendid educational opportunity to
see this remarkable rural experiment
Meet at the Unitarian Church at 3:30
p.m. Sunday. Transportation will be
The Following schedule will mark
the lifting of the Automobile Regu-
lation for students in the various col-
leges and departments of the Univer-
sity. Exceptions will not be made for
individuals who complete their wor
in advance of the last day of class ex-
aminations and all students enrolled
in the following departments will be
required to adhere strictly to this
College of Literature, Science and
the Arts: All classes. June 12, 137 at
College of Architecture: All classes
June 12, 1937 at 5 p.m.
School of Business Administration:
All classes. June 12, 1937 at 5 p.m
School of Education: All classes
June 12, 1937 at 5 p.m.
School of Engineering: All classes
June 12, 1937 at 5 p.m.
School of Forestry: All classes
June 12, 1937 at 5 p.m.
School of Music: All classes. June
12, 1937 at 5 p.m.
College of Pharmacy: All classes
June 11, 1937 at 12 noon.
School of Dentistry:
Freshmen, June 9, 1937 at 12 noon
Sophomores, June 3, 1937 at 12
Juniors, June 5, 1937 at 12 noon.
Seniors, June 4, 1937 at 5 p.m.
Hygienists, June 7, 1937 at 5 p.m.
Freshmen, June 7, 1937 at 5 p.m.
Juniors, June 8, 1937 at 12 noon.
Seniors, June 8, 1937 at 12 noon.
Freshmen, June 10, 1937 at 12 noon.
Sophomores, June 12, 1937 at 12
Juniors, June 12, 1937 at 12 noon.
Prof. Lowell J. Carr of the sociology
department suggested that students
interested in crime prevention attend
the fourth annual Central States Pro-
bation and Parole Conference from
June 1 to June 4 in Detroit.
"Outstanding workers in the field
of crime prevention and parole will
speak at the conference," Professorr
Carr explained. Among those who
will speak are Burkev Sanders of the
Department of Justice in Washing-
ton, at present working on a study
for the Attorney General of the Unit-
Pd Sta. and Tnhn T a.daCrn mm -
Seniors, June 7, 1937 at 12 noon.
Candidates for Masters degrees,
June 12, 1937 at 5 p.m.
Candidates for Doctors degrees,1
June 5, 1937 at 12 noon.t
Varsity Glee Club: Arrangementst
are complete for our appearance Junet
14, at the Community Dinner. There
will be a rehearsal of all men who
expect to sing in that appearance on
the afternoon of June 14, at 3:30 p.m.
in the Union. Please remember that
we are singing in summer formal andi
not tailcoats. The pictures taken of
the spring trip are ready for distribu-
To The Members of the Faculty of
The College of Literature, Science,
and The Arts: The eighth regular
meeting of the faculty of the Col-
lege of Literature, Science, and the
Arts for the academic session ofn1936-
37 will be held in Room 1025 Angell
Hall, June 7, 1937, at 4:10 p.m.
1. Adoption of the minutes of the
meeting of May 3, 1937, which have
been distributed by campus mail
2. Resolution on the retirement of
Prof. S. Lawrence Bigelow. Commit-
tee, Professors A. L. Cross, M. P.
Tilley, and H. H. Willard, Chairman
3. Election of five members to the
University Council and two members
to the Administrative Board for terms
of three years. Nominating com-
mittee, Professors Vernor W. Crane,
chairman, C. A. Knudson, and D. L.
a. Executive Committee by Prof.
b. University Council by Prof. R.
c. Executive Board of the Grad-
I uate School by Prof. Louis I. Bred-
d. Advisory Committee on Univer-
sity Affairs by Prof. Preston Slosson.
e. Deans' Conference by Dean E.
5. Proposed Honors Degree Pro-
gram in Liberal Arts (copy enclosed).
6. Announcements and new busi-
Edward H. Kraus.
Students, College of Engineering:
Correct Examination Schedule is
posted on bulletin boards near Room
263 West Engineering Building.
Disrgard all schedules printed in
A. H. Lovell, Ass't Dean and
Conflicts in Final Examinations-
College of Engineering: Instructions
for reporting conflicts are on the
Bulletin Board adjacent to my of-
fice, Room 3223 East Engineering
Building. Attention is called to the
fact that all conflicts must be re-
f ported not later than May 31.
Student in Automotive Engineer-
ing: Trip to General Motors Proving
Ground, arranged for Wednesday,
Leave Ann Arbor, 1 p.m.
Return to Ann Arbor, 6 p.m.
Mathematics 1, 2, 3, 4, 7, College of
Literature, Science and the Arts. The
examination in mathematics 1, 2, 3,
4, 7 will take place Thursday, June
10, 9-12 a.m., according to the follow-
Freshmen, Sophomores and Jun
iors in L.S.&A., Architecture, Educa-
tion, Forestry and Music: Save your-
self one dollar by leaving at Regis-
trat's Office your address for July 1
to July 15, if this has changed since
February registration. Your blue
print, giving your full record, will be
mailed shortly after commencement.
This print must be shown your ad-
viser before you register next fall.
Blue prints to replace those lost dur-
ing the summer will cost one dollar
Robert L. Williams, Assistant
Hopwood contestants are requested
to call for their manuscripts at the
Hopwood Room on either Thursday
or Friday afternoon, June 3 or 4.
Copies of the judges' comments or in-
dividual manuscripts may be ob-
tained at the desk.
Graduation Recital: Mary Kohl-
haas, soprano, of Laurium, Mich.,
student of Prof. Arthur Hackett of
the Voice Department of the School
of Music, will apnear in graduation
Insurance Lecture: Mr. Robert B.
Sturtevant, an alumnus of the
University, class of '14, is going to
talk on Re-Insurance Wednesday,
June 2, at 4 p.m. in Room 3011 An-
gell Hall. Mr. Sturtevant is vice-
president of the Ohio National Life
Insurance Company of Cincinnati.
Lutheran Student Club: An out-
ing will be held Sunday at Cass-Ben-
ton Park, Plymouth. Everyone in-
tending to go must be at Zion Parish
Hall not later than 3:30 p.m. as cars
are leaving promptly at that time.
There will be a short meeting of
the choir at 3 p.m. Sunday for the
purpose of electing next years of-
ficers. Every Choir member is urged
to be present. The meeting will be
held in Zion Parish Hall.
Dames: All the members of the
Dames who would like transportation
to the annual picnic of the organiza-
tion to be held at the Island Monday
afternoon are requested to meet in
front of the League at 4 p.m. Hus-
bands and children of the club mem-
bers are also invited ,and each party
is to bring its own lunch. The fire-
place will be available for cooking.
Those members planning to take their
cars to the picnic are requested to
call Mrs. DeWeerd at 22403 before
.Tau Beta. Pi: Regular dinner meet-
ing at the Michigan Union Tuesday
at 6:15 p.m.
Church of Christ (Disciples) Sun-
10:45 a.m., Morning worship. Rev.
Fred Cowin, minister.
5 p.m., The Guild program will be
held at the top of the bluff, across
the river northeast of the city. There
will be a recreational hour at 5:30
p.m., followed by a picnic supper
and the program on plans for next
year. Those desiring transportation
should call 5838. Cars will leave the
Guild House, 438 Maynard Street, at
5 p.m. Incase of unfavorable weath-
er, the social hour and program will
be held at the church.
First Church of Christ, Scientst,
409 South Division Street:
Morning service, 10:30 a.m.
Subject, "Ancient and Modern Ne-
cromancy, Alias Mesmerism and
Golden Text: Jeremiah 15:20,1.
Responsive Reading: Ezekiel 13:1,
Sunday School, 11:45 a.m., after
First Congregational Church, Cor.
William and State.
10:45 a.m., Service of worship. Rev.
Howard R. Chapman will be guest
pastor. Prof. Preston W. Slosson
will give the lay-sermon. His subject
will be "The History of Conscience."
9:30 a.m., Sunday morning in Pil-
grim Hall the Adult group of the
May Forum will have its fourth and
final discussion meeting on the gf-
fective Church. This meeting will be
of vital interest to those who have
previously attended these discussions.
First Presbyterian Church, meeting
at the Masonic Temple.
At 10:45 a.m., "Forgive Us Our
Virtues" is the topic upon which Dr.
Lemon will preach at the Morning
Worship Service. A Memorial Day
Service. Music by the student choir.
At 5:30 p.m., the Westminster
Guild, student group, will have an
outdoor meeting at the home of Prof.
O. S. Duffendack, 2107 Devonshire
Harris Hall: There will be no meet-
ing at Harris Hall Sunday evening.
The annual spring conference for
Episcopal students is being held at
Holiday House, Pine Lake this week-
end. The final meeting at Harris
Hall will be held next Sunday at
which time The Rev. Hedley G. Sta-
cey of Dearborn will be the speaker.
Saint Andrew's Episcopal Church:
The services of worship Sunday are:
8 a.m. holy communion; 9:30 a.m.,
Church School; 11 a.m., Kindergar-
ten 11 a.m. special Memorial Day
Service with sermon by The Rev.
Roger Williams Guild: Annual
Senior meeting will be held at the
Arboretum. Meet at the Guild
House at 5:30 p.m. A picnic lunch.
will be served.
Roger Williams Guild, Memorial
Day hike will be held Monday after
.noon. A picnic lunch will be taken.
Meet at the Guild House at 1:45 p.m.
Stalker Hall: 9:45 a.m., Student
class under the leadership of Prof.
DAILY OFFICIAL BULLETIN
Publication in the Bulletin is constructive notice to all members of the University.
Copy received at the office of the Assistant to the President
until 3:30; 11:00 a.m. on Saturday.
M EMORIAL DAY will see the stars
and stripes out for the annual air-
ing, bands will blare their martial music, by the
super-patriot and the enthusiastic radical the
great god war will be respectively lauded and at-
Despite the tendency we will have to respond
to the music with our tramping feet, despite some
inundation of crocodile tears for our predecessors
in uniform, we will have to remember that we
live in a world of rattling sabers, that fascism
is riding rampant over the political democracies
for which 'our boys' died.
These are not words for youth, full of hope and
the means to live. For youth there is the promise
of action. Into the peace movement of the na-
tion thousands should pour in the next year.
And through the efforts of youth, educating,
learning more about peace and war for itself,
building the peace movement, actively check-
making the moves of the forces making for war,
the great god war will be effectively robbed of
Specifically to be reckoned with are: compul3
sory military training, the American apathy to
international cooperation, constant demands for
excessive armament, our '80 per cent press,' in
general hostile to dominant public opinion.
To stave off fascism (if any doubt its proxim-
ity, they need only recall the brutal exhibition of
Fordism-fascism in Dearborn Wednesday) we
can profitably follow the example of France's
People's Front of labor, youth and lower middle
class groups. De La Rocque and Doriot, the
embryonic French Hitlers, were relegated to
obscurity and relative harmlessness by the if. 4
strument of People's Front action. America's
billionaire fascist, whether he is Henry Ford as
some suspect or any other in that income group,
can be denied his Maine tc California private
estate by concerted action of youth and labor and
those interested in defending democracy-at
home and abroad.
Memorial Day should remind us not of the
past, but of what we must do in the future and
Memorial Day would better be called Reminder