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The Weather
Today: continued cool; to-
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VOL. XLVI. No. 159 ANNI ARBOR, MICHIGAN WFDNESDAY, MAY 11, 1938

PRICE FIVE CENTS

Nine Defeats
Western State;
Bucko Smith'
Allows 10 Hits
Beebe An4 Lisagor Hit
Home Runs As Michigan
Team Wis Game, 63
Varsity Aggressive
- In Top-Notch Play
By BUD BENJAMIN
Little Burt "Bucko" Smith, as cool
as the Coliseum ice which he so vigor-<
ously patrolled last winter, scattered
10 hits and had plenty in the pinchesl
yesterday as Michigan's baseball team
whipped Western State Teachers Col,-
lege 6 to 3 at the Ferry Field diamond.c
Only in one inning-the eighth-
did diminutive Burt let down. In
that frame he yielded two hits andt
two walks, which, combined with a,
Michigan error, gave the Teachers alll
their runs. The remaining eight stan-
zas were goosegg affairs with Burtt
getting in and out of trouble witht
consummate ease.
Two Homers Do It
Burt ca thank a pair of forgotten1
men in the Wolverine batting order
for yesterday's win. With the bigr
Michigan guns silenced, Leo Beebe
and Pete Lisagor stepped out of hit-
ting obscurity to crack a pair of home
runs and personally account for four
of the local runs. That was all Burt
needed.
The Varsity apparently awoke with
a start .in yesterday's game to play
the brand of heads-up, aggressive ball
that had been so noticeably absent in
previous encounters. 'The only dam-
aging error came in the Teachers'
big eighth. The rest of the game
found the locals backing up Smith in
good style in one, of the top-notch
Wolverine performances of the year.
Smith Is Effectivel
Mixing up a good curve and anl
effective fast ball, Smith left 11 off
the enemy stranded on base, strck
out six, and walked but three. He
spread the 10 hitsover seven innings,
never allowing more than two in a
single frame,
Charley Pink led the Wolverine at-
tack with a double and two singlesj
in five trips. Lisagor, who smacked1
a homer and a single, was the only
other Wolverine to hit safely more'
than once.
George Timmerman, a right-hand-
ed curve ball specialist, started forj
the Teachers and allowed eight hits
in five and two-thirds innings. Bob
Cory relieved Iiim and yielded but
one safe blow in the remaining frames.i
Here's What Happened
Scoring summary:
Michigan, 4th: After Elmer Gedeon
had flied out, Lisagor singled to right.
Beebe scored Pete with his circuit
drive to left center. Burt Smith
dragged a bunt down the third base1
line for a single, advanced to third
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Matanuska Valley
Settlers On Own
After This October
PALMER, Alaska, May 1.-()
Matanuska Valley's colonists, on
the third anniversary of their govern-
ment-sponsoed experiment in beat-
ing the drought, were confronted by
an grder shutting off Federal sub-
sidies by next fall.
Director Leo B. Jacobs informed

the 168 families they would be "on
their own" starting next Oct. 1 when
their "scurity development" income
of around $75 a month will be dis-
continued.
The three years since the original
200 families were transported from
Midwest drought areas to the fertile
Matanuska Valleys have been mixed
with discord anid progress, praise and
erILIcIsm.
About a fourth of the families ha e
moved out, some of them with caustic
comments on the projects' manage-
ment, its location and the debt bur-
den which once was computed at $4,-
000 a family.
Others told of ample crops, encour-
aging progress in home construction
and a promising outlook for market-
ing.
Dr. Russell Bunting
To Broadcast Today
Dr. Russell W. Bunting, dean of
the school of dentistry, will speak
o,. ,five Neork radin stion at

Twenty Fraternities Will Join
In Sing At LibraryTonight

Event May Be Broadcast;
Piblic Address System
Is Set Up For Program
More than 700 men representing 20
or more fraternities will give rendi-
tions of their favorite fraternity songs
at 7 p.m. today when the fourth an-
nual Interfraternity Sing is held on
the steps of the General Library.
A public address system will be set
up for the Sing, and there is a pos.
sibility the event may be broadcast,
Bud Lundahl, '38, president of the
Interfraternity Council, said last
night.
Trophies will be awarded the three
fraternities giving the best renditions
of their songs. Profs. David Mattern
and Arthur Hackett of the School of,
Music and Walter Staebler will act
as judges.
Bleachers will be set up in a semi-
circle around the Library steps to
accomnmodate 2,000 people. Lundahl
said. More than 2,000 persons at-
tended the Sing last year, at which
Acacia, Sigma Chi and Beta Theta
Pi were winners.
Twerity one fraternities entered
the Sing last year, and among songs
that were presented were "Here's To
Acacia," "A.K.L. Sweetheart Song,"
"Hail Delta Upsilon," "Phi Delt
Bungalow," "Alpha Delta Phi March-
ing Song," "Fiji Honeymoon," "Alpha
Tau Omega Sweetheart," "The Sweet-

Martin Granted
Force To Battle
Wildcat Strikes

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heart of Sigma Chi," and "When the
Phi Sigs Come Back Home."
Humor was injected into the oc-
casion last year when the carillon
started tolling while the Sigma Chi's
were singing their "Sweetheart of Sig-
ma Chi, and when "Buck," the Theta
Chi great dane, accompanied members
of his house to the platform.
It is hoped that more fraternities
will enter the Sing then have already.
signified their intention to do so.
Those interested in it are asked to call
Lundahl.
Paul Brickley,
Don Belden Get
Union Positions
Former President Speaks
Of Institution's History;
Praises Michigan Men
Paul Brickley, '39, and Don Belden,
'39E, were installed as president and
recording secretary of the Union last
night, as more than 75 members of
the Union staff gathered to take part
in the proceedings and hear Thomas
Underwood, '23L, former president
of the Union, praise Michigan stu-
dents for their "democratic mascu-
linity."
Brickley and Belden succeed John
Thom '38, and Frederick V. Geib,
'38F&C. They will take, over their
new posts today.
Soph Appointed
Sophomores appointed last night by
Brickley to serve on the Executive
Council next year were: Hadley Smith
and James Wills, house committee;
Don Treadwell and Harry Howell, ori-
entation committee; Douglas Tracy
and Clifford Livingston, cooperative
committee; John Knecht and James
Halligan, social committee; and Don
Nixon and Theodore Spangler, pub-
licity committee.
Mr. Underwood, in his talk, told of
the history of the Union, and point-
ed out how it was established by
the combined efforts of many thou-
sands of men. "Two things charac-
terize university life at Michigan,"
he said, "masculinity and democracy,
and the Union exemplifies both of
them.,
Charms Given
Sophomore members of the staff
were given tower charms, and the
following junior members were
awarded council keys at the meeting:
Eliot Robison, Fred Luebke, Dick Fox,
Donald Van Loon, James Hollinshead
and Carvel Shaw. Brickley and Bel-
den were given special awards as new
president and recording secretary.
Student members of the Board of
Directors and Prof. Chester Whisler,
of the en'gineering school, new Union
financial secretary, were awarded
Board of Directors keys:
Pharmacy Students
Visit Parke-Davis
More than 65 students and faculty
members of the pharmacy college were
guests of Parke, Davis & Co., in De-
troit yesterday, Prof. Cilfford Glover,
secretary of the College of Pharmacy,
announced yesterday.
They watched the manufacturing
of drugs and pharmaceuticals in the
afternoon, and in the evening they at-
tended a banquet given in their hon-
or at the Detroit-Leland Hotel.

Executive Board Assumes
Powers Of Individual
Union OnDiscipline
DETROIT, May 10.-OP)----Homer
Martin, confronted with factional dis-
putes in the United Automobile Work-
ers' union he heads, succeeded today
in centralizing in the executive board
punitive powers to deal with instigat-
ors of "wildcat" strikes.
The Martin-controlled board took
over, by resolution, the power prev-
iously exercised by local unions to
punish those responsible for unau-
thorized work stoppages.
Martin said the board would in-
vestigate three recent strikes and that
suspension or expulsion of UAW
leaders in them might result. The
three involved the Chevrolet small
parts plant at Bay City, Mich.; the
assembly line of the Packard Motor
Car Co. in Detroit; and eight De-
troit plants of the Bohn Aluminum
& Brass Corp.
An "authorized" strike requires a
two-thirds vote of the local union
members involved, and approval of
the international UAW officers. Sud-
den work stoppages have drawn com-
plaint from employers that the union
is unable to control its members.
The board's resolution condemned
unauthorized strikes as having "pen-
alized, without voice or vote, thou-
sands of workers directly and indi-
rectly affected by them." Martin said
members convicted by the board of
violating union strike procedure may
be suspended or expelled, or the board
may ask their employers to discharge
them.
Martin said he had discussed to-
day's resolution, before submitting it
to the executive board.,

Miss Anderson 1
Will Open May
FestivalToday
' e
Philadelphia Orchestra To
Accompany Spalding,B
Martini And Rubinstein
Eugene Ormandy,A
Moore To conduct
Marian Anderson, leading Negro
contralto, will open the 45th annual
May Festival Series at 8:30 p.m. today6
in Hill Auditorium. She will be ac- u
companied by the Philadelphia Or-b
chestra, under the direction of Eu-..
gene Ormandy and Prof. Earl V. P
Moore..
Included in Miss Anderson's pro- t
gram will be three Negro spirituals,t
"Deep River," "Sometimes I Feel Like u
a Motherless Child," and "My Soul
Is Anchored in the Lord."P
Sings "Allelula" .1
She will also sing "Alleluia," by Mo-a
zart, and "O Don Fatale," from "Dono
Carlos," by Verdi. She will be ac-n
companied in one selection by then
Women's Voices of the Choral Union.d
Miss Anderson's musical sucqessa
was first assured when, in 1925, she
won in a prize competition the priv-p
ilege of singing with the Philadelphiae
Philharmonic Orchestra. Her con-t
certs have been applauded by thea
King of Sweden, the King and QueenT
of Norway, the Archbishop of Salz-
burg, and members of the Moscow c
Art Theatre, including Stanislavsky.
At 8:30 p.m. tomorrow Artur Ru-
binstein, pianist, will appear in ant
All-Wagner program with Agnesd
Davis, Chase Baromeo, Arthur Hack-
Utt, thePhiladelphia Orchestra and
the University Choral Union.
Spalding To Play
Albert Spalding, dean of American
violinists, will play at 2:30 a.m. Fri-
day, in the third concert of the fes-
tival. At the same concert Juva
Higbee, director of music in Ann
Arbor high schools, will present her
Young People's Festival Chorus of
400 voices in the world premiere of
Dorothy James' "Paul Bunyan."
Nino Martini, Metropolitan Opera
tenor, will be heard as soloist with
the Philadelphia Orchestra at 8:30e
p.m., Friday. Mr. Martini, star ofy
stage and radio, has recently com-
pleted a new picture, "Music for Ma-
dame."
Martini, injured two weeks whilea
en route to Denver for a concert,
resumed his tour last week. t
Advisors Plan
'42 Orientationf
Program NowE
Union Executive Councilt
Will Assume Greatert
Duties This September
The men's orientation program for1
next fall got underway yesterday
when student advisors met with Don1
Treadwell, '40, chairman of Orien-'
tation Week and Prof. Philip Bursley
of the French department, faculty
head, at 4:15 p.m. in the Union.
The orientation program for next
fall will be placed more completely
under the direction of the Union
Executive Council, and faculty ad-
visors will be replaced by student ad-
visors, who will work in pairs, each
pair being responsible for 25 fresh-
men.
The following students served as

Orientation advisors last year: Henry
Adams, '39; Francis Anderson, '39;
John Atkinson, Jr., '39; Richard Bab-
cock, '40; Arthur Batholomew, '39;
Frank W. Bussard, '40; John Chris-
tensen, '40; Charles L. Dolph, '39;
Colvin Gibson, '40; John B. Green,
'39; Reid Hatfield, '39; Robert John-
son; Newton H. Ketcham, '39; James
I. Laird, '40; William Mundy, '39;
Loren Packer, '39; Robert Pope, '39;
Karl Rague, '39; Roger Ridley, '40;
Robert Rosa, '39; Bernard Rubiner;
T. R. Spangler, '40; Albert Warren,
'40; Warrington Willis, '39; William
B. Wreford, '39.
The following are new advisors:
Henry Barnett, '40; William Bavin-
ger,''40; Marshall Brown, '41; Harry
Block, '39; Jack Cooper, '40; Gus
Dannemiller, '40; John Goodell, '40;
Jack Hoover, '40; John Hulbert, '40;
Paul Keller, '40; Ted Leibovitz, '40;
Mort Linder, '40; Dick Livingston, '40;
Edward Mack, '40; John McConachie,
'40; Len Miller, '40; Lloyd Mowery,
'41; James Palmer, '41; Marvin Reid-
er, '39: Clarence Sahlin. '40: Chand-

Laughter Lifts
7-Day Tension
At NLRB Trial
WASHINGTON, May 10.-(Spe-
ial to The Daily) -Laughter relieved
he tension of seven days of hearings
before a National Labor Relations
Board examiner in Washington when
Leigh McGee, union compositor, said
oday that he was hired in Indianap-
olis as a "strike-breaker" by the Ann
Arbor Press and that on his way to
Ann Arbor he persuaded the other
occupant of the back-seat, a non-
union man, to join the International
Typographical Union.
Professing to be a non-union work-
er, McGee answered an advertisement
n an Indianapolis newspaper and was
hired by Jack Harris, who is in
charge of the night shift in the com-
posing room of the printing plant.
Harold Strong, the other man hired
to replace striking union employees,
took out a 'union card immediately
upon his arrival in Ann Arbor.
Arthur J. Wiltse, manager and co-
partner in the Press, joined in the
aughter when McGee told of having
a Detroit waitress write a note to
other Press employees advising them
not to report for work one Saturday
night, because McGee and his friends
did not wish to return to Ann Arbor
at the time.
McGee said he gave the note, pur-
portedly from the management, to an,
employee to circulate. He offered his
testimony when an Ann Arbor Press
attorney submitted the. note to the
Trial Examiner and questioned Miss
Dimitra Caras, proof-readepr, con-
cerning the origin of the note.
Indications were that Wiltse would
take the stand tomorrow (Wednes-,
day) to present the management's
defense. The Ann Arbor Press isfac-
ing charges of unfair labor practices
brought by the ITU.
School Election
Bitterly Fought
Second Precinct Vetos All
Bills PassedBy First
One of the most bitterly fought
elections in Ann Arbor's history ended
yesterday with school district voters
defeating a proposed $270,000 bonds
issue fIor two new buildings when
second precinct returns snowed under
a first ward "yes" majority..
Purchase of a new school site in
the southeast section of the city and
an increase in the mml limitation to
pay for the bonds also lost out in the
exceptionally heavy voting.
On the school site proposition, the
first precinct voted favorably by a
498 to 420 majority. Second precinct
voters defeated the measure, how-
ever, 228 to 49.
On the bond issue, first precinct
voters voted "yes," 453 to 412. .Sec-
ond precinct voters again defeated
the measure, 217 to 47. On the mill
limitation increase, first precinct re-
turns were 483 to 435 in favor. Second
precinct voters were 227 to 51 against.
Mexico Campaigns
For LargeFamilies
MEXICO CITY, May 10.-()-
Mexico today joined Italy and Ger-
many in a campaign for larger fam-
ilies.
President Lazaro M. Cardenas an-
nounced establishment of an annual
award of 5,000 pesos (about $1,200)
for the "mother who has given the
greatest number of future citizens

to the country."

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DOROTHY SHIPMAN
Student Senate
Told Of Poor
RoomLighting
Gates And Greve Report
Opaque-Shaded Lamps
Result In Eye Strain
Improper lighting was the most
serious health problem uncovered by
an investigation into sanitation in.
women's residences on campus, Dr.
Lloyd Gates and Clifford Greve of
the public health department told the
Student Senate hearing on student
housing last night.
Dr. Gates _and- Mr. Oreeve began
their investigation three months ago
following a request by Dean Alice C.,
Lloyd. They spoke last night as part
of the second half of the Senate's
probe of housing conditions.
Dr. Gates said that a great part
of the lighting problem was the re-
sult of the widespread use of opaque
shaded study lamps which throw too
strong a light on the desk and leave'
the rest of the room in shadows. A,
great deal of. eye strain results from
this, he said; and many students are
forced to go to the health service for;
glasses which they otherwise would
not need. In many houses, Mr. Greve
pointed out, thie condition is compli-
cated by the poor natural lighting of
student rooms, resulting both from
insufficient window area and from
misplacement of desks in the rooms.
Moreover, he said, the investigation,
disclosed no correlation between poor
natural lighting and good artificial
lighting. Illumination ' Engineering
Society lamps were recommended to
replace the old-fashioned lamps, he
said.
In other respects most of the houses
examined measured up fairly well to
predetermined standards, Dr. Gates
said. Living room and bathroom
lighting and cleanliness were found
to be generally good, although in
many cases humidifying was defi-
cient. Eighty per cent of the houses
had water pans in the furnace for
the purpose, which Dr. Gates called
inefficient, while 40 houses had no
humidifiers at all.

Pattie Haislip Is Assistant;
Judiciary Council Head
Announces Appointees
Central Committee
Members Chosen
Dorothy Shipman, '40, will be chair-
man of the central committee for
the 1939 Junior Girls Play and Pattie
Haislip will be assistant chairman,
Sybil Swartout, '39, chairman of Ju-
diciary Council, announced yesterday.
Other members of the committee
will be Jean Tibbets, finance chair-
man; Katherine MacIvor, publicity
chairman; Betty Stadelman, music
chairman; Jane Nussbaum, chairman
of the costumes committee; Maxine
Nelson, head of the dance committee;
Zelda Davis, tickets chairman; Enora
Ferriss, chairman of the ushers com-
mittee; Harriet Sharkey, in charge
of properties; Mary Minor, program
chairman and Joanne Westerman-
head of the make-up committee. All
the women are members of the soph-.
omore class.
A 'member of Pi Beta Phi sorority,
Miss Shipman numbers among her
activities participation on the finance
committee and in the singing fdr
Freshman Project, and membership
on the finance and ticket committees
for Sophomore Cabaret. She is a
member of the editorial staff of the
'Ensian and 'of the League social
committee. '
Miss Haislip, who is a member of
Collegiate Sorosis sorority, was'active
in the program committee ands the
dance choruses for Freshman Project,
and she was a member of the hostess
and entertainment committees for
Sophomore Cabaret. She was 'Ip
charge of League guides for Univer-
sity Day last week.
Miss Tibbets, a member of Gamma
Phi Beta sorority headed the finance
committee for Sophompore Cabaret
and she was also in the Cabaret
chorus and ticket committee. She is
now a member of the 'Ensian editorial
staff and of the League theatre-
arts committee.
A member of Kappa Alpha Theta
sorority, Miss Maclvor is on' the
women's staff of the Daily and on the
League publicity committee, She was
active on the publicity committees for
Freshman Project and Sophomore
Cabaret.
Miss Stadelman, a resident of MQ-
sher Hall, has been a meinber of
the League social committee and of
the.editorial staff of the 'Ensian. She
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Dorothy Shipman
Named Chairman

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Frosh To Hold
Annual Picnce

Associated Press Dispatches
TellNationalAnd World News

Hitler Home
Rank on rank of cheering Germans
gave a vociferous torchlight welcome
yesterday to Adolf Hitler, home in
Berlin after his visit with Benito
Mussolini to strengthen the axis of
friendship linking 120,000,000 4Ger-
mans and Italians. Hitler declared,
"It is not a mere incident but a dis-
pensation of the almighty gods that
two such mightly statesmen should
have met in a friendship destined tot
be everlasting."
Spending Program Hit
House Republicans assembled in
conference in Washington denounced
the Roosevelt spending-program to-
night as "another New Deal raid upon
the treasury," destined to increase
unemployment and produce a "cata-
clysmic inflation."
Martin Calls For Order
L-- ni- 4r-n -n.-rnf-1 mrif

The government started an investiga-
tion to determine the cause of the
disaster.
Nazis May Be Probed
A proposed Washington Congres-
sional inquiry that may focus at-
tention on the German-American
Bund and any Nazi, Fascist or Com-
munist activities in the United States
won the backing of the influential
House Rules Committee yesterday.
Rep. Driver (Dem., Ark.) said that
the schools "are shot through with
communists."
Japanese Drive South
Japanese naval forces have in-
vaded South China for the first time
in the 10 months old war in an at-
tack on Amoy, rich Fukien province
port 150 miles west of Formosa. In
carrying the offensive to South China,
Japanese sidestepped possibleacompli-
cations with the British by avoiding
-,. - nUrir~sn "nr ~ o s lc

Drama Season Here W inning
International Acclaim Rapidly

Baseball, Potato And Sack
Races To Chase.Blues
Freshmen from anl the various
schools and colleges of the University
will gather at the Island on Satur-
day, May 28, from 2 to 5 p.m. for
the annual Freshman Picnic, Janet
Homer, chairman of the affair, an-
nounced yesterday.
Declaring that plans for the see-
ond successive revival in two years
of the formerly traditional event are
well under way, Miss Homer an-
nounced the appointment of food,
publicity, and entertainment commit-
tees. Working on the food commit-
tee will be Mary Roger and Olga:
Manichoff; in charge of publicity will
be Allison Curtis, Barbara Newton,
and James Palmer, and arranging en-
tertainment will be Richard France
and Robert Cranston.
The feature of this year's entertain-
ment will be a baseball game with.
boys pitted against girls, Miss Homer
said. Other novelties she added will
include potato races, sack races, and
various other contests designed to
chase dignity.
Last year the class of 1940 staged
a Freshman Picnic with more than
250 people attending, and Miss Homer
expressed the belief that this year's
outing will exceed that mark. She
also stated that further plans will
be announced at a later date.
Michigan Sailing Club
To Meet At Union Today.
The first of the annual May meet-
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By MARIAN SMITH
The Ann Arbor Dramatic Season,
which over a period of nine years,
has become a traditional theatre fes-
tival, will soon assume national and
international importance, comparable
to the seasons at Malvern and Strat-
ford-On-the-Avon in England and
the Salzburg festival in Germany, ac-
cording to recent predictions.
Prof. Kenneth Rowe of the Eng-
lish department stated the dramatic
season, as it was founded by Rober;t
Henderson nine years ago, was a
pioneer creation, and that there was
no other theatre work like it in the
country. A few years later summer
theatres sprang up all over the east,
and have since spread westward.
Unique features that make the

of university and civic life," Prof.
Rowe said, "it makes Ann Arbor a
much more vitally alive place in
which to live. With the addition of
the Michigan Repertory Players sum-
mer season following the regular pro-
fessional group, we have theatre for
three months of each year."
A balanced program should always
be presented, Professor Rowe said,
providing the community with Greek
plays, Shakespeare and modern
classics, besides the latest and best
Broadway shows.
Prof. Bennett Weaver also spoke
enthusiastically of the Dramatic Sea-
son, emphasizing its possibilities for
further growth and expansion. In
speaking of the Stratford Festival
Players, he pointed out that they pre-

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