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Editorials
Student Interest
In The Peace Pll...
A Red Light Usually
Means Stop, But......

VOL. XLVIII. No. 33 ANN ARBOR, MICHIGAN, WEDNESDAY, NOV. 3, 1937

PRICE FIVE CENTS

China Refuses
To Talk Peace
Not Providing
A JapRetreat
Preliminary Talks On Eve
Of Brussels Conference
Center On Americans
Belgian Minister
To Open Parley
BRUSSELS, Nov. 2.-(R)-A new
obstacle to" settlement of the Far
Eastern situation arose tonight on the
eve of the Brussels Conference when
China declared she would consider
no peace terms which did not provide
for Japanese evacuation of Chinese
territory.
There was serious doubt among the
delegates that Japan would be in-
duced to give up her position in North
China and Inner Mongolia.

Reelected

No Opposition
Is Given Soph
Coalition Slate

Union To Hold
Its Fall Open
House Today

R eading

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Detroit

As LaGuardia, Dewey Win
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Annual Meeting
Of Farm Clubs
Is Opened Here,
President Ruthven, Mayor
Sadler Extend Welcome;
Health Among Topics

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Washtenaw-Co
dates for sophom
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Men's Council, a:
The sophomore
election will be h
today in Room3
Building, he said.
Phil Westbrook
named sophomor
the literary sch
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Efforts to find a formula to bridge Three speeches and the convention Stan Conrad, of Alpha Tau Omega, I
the abyss between the two countries banquet featured the opening day ac- treasurer.
went ahead, however, in a series of tivities of the 45th annual meeting of Nominated for sophomore engineer-
hotel room talks with Norman H. the Michigan State Association of ing class president on the Fraternity-
Davis, head of the United States dele- Farmers Clubs at the Union, yester- Independent ticket is David Cushing.
gation, as the central figure. day. Other nominees are John Rane, vice-
Eden Consults With Davis Dr. W. D. Henderson, director em- p Kenneth Meyer, secretary;
Anthony Eden, British foreign sec- eritus of the University extension Matthew Rea, treasurer; Robert
retary, and his associates spent three service. spoke on "American Traits Goodyear, Honor Council; and James
hours with the American delegation. --The Future of Our Country," as the! BoE C 1
Immediately afterward Dr. V. K. main address of the session, given at rown, Engineering Council.
Wellington Koo, head of the Chinese the banquet at 6 a.m. Characteristics Robert L. Brown will be the Inde-,
delegation, arrived to consult Davis. of Americans are their qualities of pendently-formed Sophomore En-
Davis, it was learned, declined an initiative, quick decision and human gineer party's candidate for class
unofficial bid to preside at the Con- understanding and sympathy, he said. president. John Flickinger will run
ference which will be opened tomor- President Ruthven extended greet- for vice-president; Lewis Briggs for
row morning with a speech by Bel- ings to the association from the Uni- secretary and Harry Howell for En-
gian Foreign Minister Paul Spaak. versity at the banquet, while Mayor gineering Council. Nominees for
Speeches by heads of the various dele- Sadler gave the welcome of the city.; treasurer and Honor Council have yet'
gations will follow. Herman Haas and H. S. Osler spoke to be approved.
A Chinese spckesman asserted there for the host clubs, and Burr J. Hoover Senior class elections in the Law
was no sense in attempting any form- of Howell, vice-president of the As-I School are to be run off from 4 to 5
al peace talks except with the under- sociation, gave the response. Songs p.m. today in Room 116. Hutchins
standing that they would consider-no were provided by the University Glee Hall, Rader also announced. Identifi-
terst ich aihed od pronide fo club under the direction of Professor cation cards must be brought to vote.
terms which failed to provide forDadMttr.
David Mattern. .WloHnrcsnithId-
Japanese evacuation of Chinese ter- Little extensive development has J. Waldo Hendrickson is the Inde-
ritory. been made in the control and pre- pendent party candidate for class
The spokesman said China would i vention of generative diseases, such president with Wayne Babler run-
welcome conciliation, but only with! as heart and kidney trouble, Dr. John ning for vice-president; A. G. Coff-
this understanding. He added 'the H. Sundwall of the School of Educa- man for secretary and Glenn K. Seid-
Chinese also would welcome Japanese tion stated in the opening talk of the enfeld for treasurer.
representation at the Brussels con- program at 11 a.m. Dr. O. R. Yoder
ference. of the Ypsilanti State Hospital spoke
Extend Invitations on "Mental Health for the Farmer" } * * *
invitation to Japan as soon as the B. A. Walpole of East Lansing who L ,r
conference gets under way found fa- spoke on "Is Education Hindering W ill M aintain,
vor among a majority of the delegates, Agriculture?" Previously E. M. Moore
but little hope was felt that the Jap- of Mason, president of the organiza- "
anese would see fit to reverse their or- tion-, had welcomed the delegates to S towe Claim s
iginal decision to stay away. the convention.-
The suggestion of an armistice The program for tomorrow, the 1
seemed frustrated by China's refusal closing day of the session, will in- An indomitable Loyalist spirit will
to suspend hostilities without definite elude speeches by Professors Robert keep Spain's civil war going for at
commitment by her enemies to quit B. Hall of the geography department east six months more, Leland Stowe,
Chinese territory. The suggestion or- and Preston Slosson of the history 'ormerly Paris correspondent for the
iginalsputfory.r sthatn department, an address by John B. Elerald Tribune predicted at the
iginally pufhouldrwar aou t first a Strange, state commissioner of . ag- meeting of the Ann Arbor Medical
at discussion of peace terms should riculture, and the election of officers. Bureauto Aid Spanish Democracy
thatdisussin o pece trmsshoud ____ _______ Iyesterday.
follow. Mr. Stowe discounted talk of a
ISunderland AttendS sudden end as nonsensical and add-
Japanese Force Battle ed:
ANAI, o. e Court Advice Parley "The war must last for another
SHANGHAI, Nov. 3.-(Wednesday)'six months at least and possiblya
-(AP)-Japan forced the fighting in Prof Edson R Sunderland of the year despite continual rumors that
the dogged battle for Hungjao today P Franco is ready for the his final push
despite a drenching rain, attempting Law School, for two years a member In the meantime Spain's army of
to cross the Soochow Creek and en- of the United States Supreme Court 700,000 will become much stronger
circle Shanghai. Advisory Committee on Rules of Pro- and will reach is peak in the spring."
Chinese disputed Japanese asser- cedure for the Federal Courts, is in Hw reach is pe in the rn
tions that 10,000 of their troops had Washington, D. C., attending a meet- He refused to prophesy on the out
reached the south side of the creek, ing of that body, the Daily learned come but suggested that the Loyal-
wsofteItrtinlStlmnyesterday.I ists would win if both sides were left
west of the International Settlement, ye mmtteerdigay.lsttw to fight their own war.
behind machine-gun and artillery The committee, during the last two
years, has drafted proposed rules for Speaking of Madrid, Mr. Stowe
barage. +,- nr-1 1-+ cxl-irl inilyorcnnl Cirith~, nn city in modern times

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cap Room To Set Lower
Prices; Varied Exhibits,
Dancing To Be Features
Women Can Enter

V .xRepublican-Labor Victory
Front Door Tonight Deals Knockout Blow
The Union, opening its front door To Tammany Machine
o women for the first and one-of-the'
ew times this year, and maintain- New Prosecutor Is
g reduced prices in the taproom, will
old its annual fall open house from Michigan Alumnus
:30 until 10:30 p.m. today.
Under the supervision of Don Bel-
en, '39E, and Ray Downs, '39, both NEW YORK, Nov. 2.-()-With a
f the Union Executive Council, ex- vote that seemed certain to top any
libits, free shows and free dancing ever cast before for a New York off i-
re planned. cial, Fiorello H. Laguardia was re-
Members of the varsity and fresh- elected mayor today-the first "re-
ian swimming teams will give ex- form"' candidate ever to beat the city
iibitions in swimming and diving Democratic machine twice in a row.
rom 8 until 8:30 p.m. Jeremiah T. Mahoney, his Demo-
Glee Club To Sing cratic opponent, conceded defeat
From 8 until 8:15 p.m. in the Main shortly after 9 o'clock tonight (EST)
3allroom, Elmer Townsley and his and before midnight the Laguardia
umblers will give an exhibition. It will lead rose beyond 300,000 of a total of
e the same routine given by them nearly 1,700,000 votes counted.
n April at the Michigras. At that time, Laguardia had 1,003,-
The Varsity Glee Club will sing a 514, far exceeding the aggregate of
roup of Michigansongs in the ball- 868.522 he got upon his initial elec-
oom following the tumblers, and from tion in 1933, and there were more than
:30 until 10:30 p.m., Bob Steinle and 1,000 election districts to report of a
is band will play for free dancing, total of 3,910.
Dance tickets to the regular Union Thus it appeared inevitable that his
lances will be given away to persons total woul drise beyond the previous
olding lucky program numbers. all time high of 1,054,324 cast for
Sophomore committeemen will be Democratic John P. O'Brien in 1932.
resent and conduct visitors through With Laguardia into office went
he building from the basement to thehThomas E. Dewey, a special rackets
ower. m sprosecutor who defeated the Tam-
Exhibits will be placed in the lobby many candidate for district attorney
y the marine engineering depart- of the borough of Manhattan, Harold1
ent, the geology department, the W. Hastings.
4merican Institute of Chemical En- The mayor, squat, hot-ongued and
ineers, the American Society of Me- politically unconventional, went into
hanical Engineers, the aeronautical power four years ago when the Demo-!
ngineering department and the cratic party was split. This time, it
School of Forestry and Conservation. was united outwardly at least, with
Marine Exhibit Postmaster General James A. Farley,
The marine engineering depart- the Democratic National Chairman,
nent will display a two-foot model of coming home to New York to go to
completely rigged boat, and the the stump for the Mahoney ticket. I
;eology department will show a work- Tammany's loss of the district at-
ng model of a gyser. Distillation and torneyship made its defeat crushing.
>hotomicrographs will be exhibited In the telegram to the mayor, with
by the American Institute of Chemical results from about two-thirds of the
Engineers, and the American Society precincts reported in Laguardia's fa-
of Mechanical Engineers will com- vor 782,139 to 432,334, Mahoney said:
are different types of automatic re- "Congratulations on your victory,
rigeration in its exhibit.I may the next four years be happy and
A decorative display will be given prosperous ones for our great city.".
by the forestry school. Plans for the Returns from one-half of the elec-
xhibit of the areonautical engineer- tion districts had given Dewey form-
ing department are not complete. er University of Michigan man, a
gdepartment e n _ c m ee. substantial lead for district attorney'
when Hastings conceded defeat.
Pe'tition 'To H a e Laguardia took with him to victory
Newbold Morris, candidate for presi-
dent of the City Council whose Demo-
Longer Holidayscratic opponent, Max J. Schneider,
followed Mahoney and Hastings in
conceding defeat.
The race for city comptroller be-
tween the Democratic incumbent,
Men's Council Backs Plan Frank Taylor, and Joseph D. Mc-
' C i BGoldrick, Laguardia's running mate,
To Eliminate Weekend remained unsettled.
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Elections At A Glance
NEW YORK CITY-Mayor Fi-
orello H. La Guardia, Republican-
Fusionist candidate, defeated Jere-
miah T. Mahoney, Tammany-
backed Democrat, for mayor by
apparently 400,000. Thomas E.
Dewey, Republican-Fusionist, de-
feated Harold W. Hastings for dis-
trict attorney hi Manhattan.
DETROIT-Richard W. Read-
ing, "conservative" supported by
AFL and other ranks, defeated
Patrick H. O'Brien, supported by
the CIO.
NEW JERSEY-Senator Harry
A. Moore, Democrat, was running
ahead of Lester H. Clee, Repub-
ican, in' a race for the governor-
ship.
VIRGINIA-James H. Price,
Democrat, seeking election as gov-
arnor, was far ahead of J. Powell
Zoyall, Republican.
AKRON, O.-G. L. Patterson,
CIO mayoral candidate, trailed
James Seccombe.
BOSTON, Mass-Maurice J. To-
bin led James M. Curley, veteran
Democratic office holder for may-

)rganized Labor Is Potent
Force In Future City
Politics, Martin Says
Detroit Turns Back
CIO Political Effort
DETROIT, Nov. 2.-(/P)-The Com-
itte for Industrial Organization
ailed today in its avowed attempt to
seize the reigns of government" of
)etroit.
Patrick H. O'Brien, the CIO mayor-
Ity candidate conceded his defeat by
tichard W. Reading with official re-
urns from half of the city's precincts
inofficially tabulated.
Throughout most of the night
eading maintained a 2-to-1 lead
ver O'Brien.
The vote from 650 of the 918 pre-
incts gave Reading 192,470, O'Brien,
17,292.
Reading Gets Backing
Reading, present city clerk and re-
arded as a "conservative" in the non-
artisan election, received the en-
lorsement of the Detroit & Wayne
ounty Federation of Labor after its
>riginal candidate had been eliminat-
d in the October primary.
He and O'Brien, who entered the
rimary with the backing of the CIO,
merged as finalists over three other
andidates. Reading led O'Brien in
he primary in which 327,000 ballots
ere cast, by 38,000 votes.
The CIO still retained hopes of
'lacing some of its five candidates on
he city council.
Homer Martin, president of the
JAWA, said in a statement at mid-
Light that "a new and powerful factor
ias entered the city's political life"
nd added that "organized labor, win
>r lose, will continue its fight for the
;he social an'd economic betterment
>f the working classes."
"The last drum beat in Detroit's
>attle of ballots has not been heard,"
ae stated, "but the tide so far clearly
indicates that organized labor is on
the march to an important position
imong the city's electorate.
Won't Concede Victory
"Until the last precinct has report-
d, victory claims are premature.
"Regardless of the results, the elec-
tion has shown that a new and power-
ful factor has entered the city's po-
litical life.
"In the brief space of two years
organized labor, through the UAWA,
the CIO and the associated unions of
the AFL, has made its voice heard
in the clamor of reactionary interests
. . . and their obes eclaim to 'non-
partisanship.'
"Organized labor, win or lose, will
continue its fight for the social and
economic betterment of the working
classes."
Windsor ToGet
Official Greeting
By Government
WASHINGTON, Nov. 2.-(P)-The
United Statesmgovernment prepared
today to welcome England's abdicated
king and his American wife as it
would any exceptionally distinguished
foreign visitors.
George T. Summerlin, chief of pro-
tocol for the state department, re-
ceived personal orders from Presi-
dent Roosevelt to assist in coordinat-
ing any appointments the Duke and
Duchess of Windsor may desire with
other government departments.
Summerlin himself will go to New
York to meet the Windsors and ac-
company them to Washington. That is
customary only upon the arrival of

heads of foreign states, prime minis-
ters, ministers of foreign affairs, or
persons of similar importance.
Arrangements for the couple's re-
ception at the White House were be-
ing held in abeyance until the return
of President Roosevelt from Hyde
Park.
But the British ambassador Sir
Ronald Lindsay, and Lady Lindsay,
announced they would entertain the
Duke and Duchess at dinner Nov. 12,
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Petitions asking that school be
f dismissed the Friday and Saturday af-
ter Thanksgiving this year and in fu-
' ture years will be circulated tomorrow

Progressives'
Poll To Probe

and Friday on the campus. H Cornelius D.
These petitions, sponsored by the Student Views Scully, CIO supported Democrat,
t Men's Council, will be passed around was well ahead of Robert N. Wad-
the lobby of Angell Hall, the General dell, Republican, for mayor.
Library, the engineering school, fra- Peace, Rules For Coeds,
e ternities ,sororities and dormitories.
Is w n u sgtsr Ecatin Em lo mentJ 1 l _RR1_R 1_ _TEQ1-t1.,

Only a handful of Japanese crossed! WiC ierai curts, wicn lawyra
the stream and those were in danger judges throughout the country have
of annihilation by machine-gun fire, received for suggestions and criti-
the Chinese countered. ! cisms.
Danzig To Remain Ballet Effeminat
Free, Nazis Affirm' Brawny Dane

They Disavow Statements
By RUTH FRANK
Of Free City's Leader Men are as necessary to the art'
BERLIN, Nov. 2.-(P)-German of-, of the dance as brasses and wood-!
ficials tonight staunchly maintained winds are to a symphony orchestra,
that the Free City of Danzig would Ted Shawn said in an interview yes-
remain a separate entity despite a terday. "The feminine side of the
forecast by its Nazi leader that "the
time will soon come when the flag dance has been overdeveloped, while
of the Third Reich will be the state the masculine side has been neglected
flag also of the Free City of Danzig."' and misunderstood," he contended.
The prediction, made last night by The group is doing a missionary
District Leader Albert Forster, was and pioneering job, Mr. Shawn said.
described authoritatively here as They hope to, influence public opin-
merely "a rhetorical twist of speech."
The general view in foreign quar- ion so that dancing will be considered'
ters, however, was that Forster's a perfectly legitimate career for ar

sai uuu11 OLY11 11VU11 wlla he eouh ignatures are re- , p1U y~V! '!!!l,!!!l
has displayed such an example of ceived, the petitions will be presented Amon Issues Covered urp J nJe L
fortitude, courage and unquenchable to the administration, and the request T
stolidity." I________ that classes be dismissed those two Thecapuowllbeasedit oin
days will be maddes, ssedthshion about the YA meras istsopi O pen Press
days Tedbemd. o aotth YA mriasioa Some fraternities and dormitoriesI tion, rules for Michigan coeds, and Club M eetings
e? Ted Shawn s have already been contacted, and pe- 26 other issues in the Progressive
-'titions circulated in these places have Club's poll today, tomorrow and Fri-
rs Give Answer been for the most part, completely day on questions of economic security, Merit System Is Subject
Several reasons were given last peace ,civil liberties, racial and social
equality, and educational and cultural Of Talk Tomorrow In
banned by the medieval church, Mr. night by backers of the petitions for activities. First Session
Shawn explained. making the request. The most pre- Ballots will be available at polling p
When the dance finally came back valent is that these extra days will places in Angell Hall, the Library
into existence as the "ball" of the give students a chance to go home for and the League. The pol is part of 19tov. Frank Murphy will open t e
thirteenth and fourteenth centuries, Thanksgiving. This is impossible for 1 this week's drive by the Progressive Press Club of ichigan at 2 p m to-
it served merely a decorative purpose. many under the present set-up.Pe Club to bring 400 new members in the morrow in the Union Ballroom when
It did not attract artists who had Clubtoring400newembrsith___mrroinhenionBalroomwhe
rea cdntibutonsato aktshocit horganization. The drive will be cli- he speaks on "The Merit System in
real contributions to make o society, How Sweet Revenge! maxed by a lecture by Joseph P. Lash, Government."
and was not capable of e xpressmng ? '.executive secretary of the American
important.themes. Now it is hoped 'Flunks' Duck Teacher Student Union, at 8 p.m. Monday, The club will convene from Nov. 4
that the dance will take its place Nov. 8. Lash will discuss "The Edu- to 6 in four general sessions, two lun-
with other forms of art, stated Mr. jat.oaysh in dbisc "The E j cheon meetings, two banquets, a re-
Shawn. MONTICELLO, Ark., Nov. 2.-(A)- "Do you work for your ception and a theatre party at which
The importance of our group, he The campus discipline committe of"wh o iork f"reyou living, in the play "Puppets" written by Prof.
said, is that it has focussed atten- Monticello A. & M. College weighed whole or in pait," "Are you an NYA John L. Brumm, head of the journa-
tion on men as participants of the today the case of the ducked instruc- worker?" and do you favor a perman- list department, will be presented.
dance. The group plays to about tor-and campus gossip had it that ent NYA?-these questions are asked I Presiding over the convention this
125 audiences each season of which' the Hallowe'en ducking was in retal- in the section on economic security.yA
two-thirds are college audiences or iation for numerous class "flunks" Other questions will test campus feel- year will be George Averill, president
are sponsored by college groups. Col- given by the duck-ee. ing about cooperative rooming, board-o the Club and publisher of the
lege audiences, with their natural Police Chief Tom Butler confirmed (Continued on Page 6) Birmingham Eccentric.
lg adnswt te nar!PleCeTm ulc-ieReports indicate that attendance

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man. If dancing is considered in te

balloon in the direction of Danzig's same light as music or painting o
ultimate union with Germany. drama, men will be trained for the
The town of Danzig, Baltic Sea dance as women are so that future
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