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The Weather
Partly cloudSy, and somewhat
warmer in west portion today;
tomorrow cloudy, possibly rain

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Editorials
Add Three Pounds
To That Turkey...
They're Trying
It Again...

VOL. XLVIII. No. 36

ANN ARBOR, MICHIGAN, SATURDAY, NOV. 6, 1937

PRICE FIVE CENTS

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MI

Confident Michigan

Squad
Maroon

Will

Battle

Press Tends
To Start War,
Slosson Says

It Has Come!
Directory For
Sale Monday
The Student Directory is at last a
r1:4....

Chinese Statement Denies
R eport Of War Mediation

Gridsters

Preus
Much
Never

Tells Press Club
Neutrality News
Reaches Public

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Janke Gains Tackle Post; Will Replace Trosko .e
Purucker May ReplaceBet
Trosko At Halfback To Be Held Today
25,000 Attendance The press tends to make war rather
than promote peace, Prof. Preston W.1
Is Expected Today Slosson of the history department
told members of the University Press,
By IRVIN LISAGOR Club of Michigan yesterday in a sym- I
posium which began the second dayI
(Daily SpOrts Editor) of the club's three-day session here.
In a battle-to determine practical- - . Professor Slosson's thesis was con-t
ly nothing, except perhaps mainten- tradicted, in substance, by Cyril Ar-
ance of their self-respect, Michigan thur Player, feature writer for the
and Chicago get together in the Sta- Booth newspapers, whose speech was
dium this afternoon before a com- read by Willis Thorne. The treatment
paratively meager crowd, expected to of foreign news has grown away from
total about 25,000 persons sensation and the press is responsible
Before leaving for the rural re- for neither war nor peace, in the opin
treat last evening, Coach Harry n ion of Mr. Player who termed the
Kipke discovered a pool among his international situation today one
Wolverines which revealed that sev- phase of the world's recurring cycles.
eral of them anticipated a one-sided Professor Lawrence Preuss of the'
victory. Although the attitude was political science department, second
a healthy one in view of recent dis- speaker in the symposium, discussed
appointments, fear of overconfidence the press and its relation to the neu-
immediately beset Kipke, who re- trality policy. .Much of the news
membered a comparable occasion in devoted to our neutrality policy never
1932 when Harry Newman had to reaches the pages of our newspapers,.
stage a one-man rally to beat a he said, because of the difficulties en-;
similarly impotent Maroon eleven. g" " :::::::___ _ -
Confidence Is Justified Complete coverage of yesterday's
Michigan's confidence has just Ix:,'-: Press Club speeches will be found
cause, for Chicago has been mal- Because of his kicking power on Page 6. Today the Club will
treated by almost every opponent shown in practice, Norm Purucker hold a business meeting at 10 a.m.I
this season, and does not figure to be has gotten the starting call from and a luncheon at 12 in the Union.
overly tough for the progressive Wol- Coach Kipke to replace Fred Tros- At 2 p.m. the group will attendt
verines, who are moving along on ko at the left halfback position in the football game as guests of the
momentum gathered as a result of the Wolverine backfield. Athletic Association.c
7-6 conquests of Iowa and Illinois in1
successive weeks. 1. countered in reporting and interpret-
Coach Clark Shaughnessy brings C aa 1ian 1So ing news of this nature, he said. I
a squad here inadequately manned. Prof. Hobart R. Coffey of the law
His materal has required constant Prf oatR ofyo h a
Hi i t aruitab corn- Asks Anti-INazi school startled the afternoon session
juggling in queso a sui carere by leveling specific charges at theI
bination. Moreover, his charges are L press for invading the lives of private
not entirely football-minded, for L w In Ontar o citizens, coloring the news, pander-'
Chicago is primarily organized for in t dvrisraadInagn o
educational purposes and definitely "Trial by Headline"c
believes in de-emphasis of the sport. Move To Probe Activities An unscheduled guestspeaker at
In fact, agitation to abolish inter- the afternoon session, Lawrence A.
collegiate athletics etirely has just Of Toronto's Fascists Is Fernsworth, correspondent for the
subsided on the Maroon campus. I Result Of Rabbi's Attack New York and London Times in
Sherman Leads Attack Spain, told his audience that the
Shaughnessy has an eleven, how- T.e news reports which reach this coun-i
ever, which may rise nobly to the oc- TORONTO, Nov. 5.-(Special to try from Loyalist sources are accurate
casion one of ~thesedy n mt ' Daily) -A move was under way on the whole and give a fair idea
down a favored opponent. This,sKip- in Toronto tonight to legislate against of the situation in spite of occasional
ke fears, may be the day. It shouldn't anti-semitism. deletions by the censor.
be. The suggestion came from J. S. The peace of the world today rests
Leading the Maroons' attack is Glass, a member of the Ontario Houseoatripoaothe aroda
~on a tripod among the various na-
Sollie Sherman, a 185-pound half- of Commons, after RabbiMaur tions, a tripod of coal, oil and iron
back whom Bob Zuppke called one Eisendrath of Toronto had demand- supplies which is the goal of the
of the Conference's outstanding backs ed apublic investigationinto Nazi shave-not countries and the property
last season. Sherman kicks, runs and activities in the province. Rabbi Eis- of the haves, Philip Adler, noted for-
passes, and even without ample pro- endrath has been the object of se eign corresponent told the club ban-
tection he has shown propensitieisi eral bitter attacks. The most recent 'qegnorspodntgh tor.Aldrhesclubsan
for evading the opposition on ground- was the pinning to his door of a quet last night. Mr. Adler has ust
huge Nazi emblem, embroidered with returned from a world trip durig
gaining junkets. Ed Valorz, Lew funeral crepe. which he interviewed the various dic- I
Hamity and Louis Letts provide him Glass backed Rabbi Eisendrath in tators, presidents and leaders for his
with company in the Maroon back- the paper, the Detroit News.
field. Mort Goodstein, a 200-pound nte contention that apublic inquiryg
plunger, is an able fullback replace- into fascist and Nazi activity is "longi Slosson
g over due." Glass declared there is
ment. Reserves Weak more Nazi propaganda in Ontario now In stating his celief that the press
Cap Bb zer a ithan ever before. "Its source is in makes war, Prof. Slosson cited the
Capt. Bob Fitzgerald inspires a Quebec," Glass asserted, "and its instances of the Franco-Prussian ani
rather mediocre line, without bench headquarters is at Montreal. The the Spanish-American wars as being:
replenishments. Injuries have way- inspiration for it comes from Ger_ the two most obvious examples of
laid other important Maroon line- many and Italy and it's not hard to newspaper-excited conflicts. There
men ,and overnight shifts have made see where the financial support comes were cases, he thought, where was
Shaughnessy's front wall uncertain from." were cases, he thought, wilere war
from day to day. m_.__press, but in most cases, when war
Michigan may present another for- and peace were hanging in the bal-'
gotten man today. He is Norman ance, the newspapers tended to fa-
Purucker, junior halfback, who sud- Reaction Seenv vorw ar.
denly projected himself into the local The world today. the speaker con-
picture this week, even though he had In Near E ast tinued, is made up of antagonisms;
been previously described as "the the people of the world do not trust.
most improved man on the squad." l in - ] each other, and the press, sometimes
Purucker Will Play I ' InsLea creates bad feelings between allies.
Purucker's kicking has been ad-_ (Continued on Page 2)
vanced as the probable reason for - The Near-Eastern political reaction , A
his sudden emergence from ignominy, against the West is in full swing, but 0 0 A sk ror
but the speedy Ohioan is slippery the cultural reaction is yet to come,
afoot and can also pass. If he doesn't1 Dr. Albert T. Olmstead, Chairman
start, he'll surely see considerable of the Oriental Institute at the Uni- Longer Recess
(continue-onPage versity of Chicago, said yesterday' in

There are 1,100 of the total issue of
2,500, the largest ever published, now
in the Student Publications Building
ready for sale Monday.
For more than half an hour yester-
day afternoon members of the staff, I
led by Erle Whetsell, '39, editor, and
Irving Matthews, '38, business man-slosson
entrance to the business office with
armloads of copies to be piled away M oV
for salesmen to take cut Monday
morning.a
The Directory, has in it the 'name, Germany, IR
Ann Arbor address, telephone num-
ber, school, year and home town of Invited To
each student and information about Brussels, f
the faculty.

Germany's Chancellor

Sees

Hitler Mediation

Chinese Envoy Declares
4Ulterior Motive Of Offer

e For Pro-Japanese Peace Was To Hi
Hitler Pea
russia May Be out, Hitler has already exhausted the'
non-territorial clauses of the Ver- Applaude
Conference At sailles Treaty and must henceforward
Ie Believes look elsewhere for his diplomatic tri-
umphs. The only apparent possibil- BRUSSELS, No
tive in nominating ities are "anschluss" with Austria, or Chinese delegation
ve the Sino-Japanese expansion at the expense of Czecho- that a report that
Slovakia. and Pnlnr tndbth of whichp

.nder Peace
ce Role
d By Nazis
v. 5.- ()-The
asserted tonight
Chancellor Hitler

Roosevelt AsKs

Hitler's object
himself to medial

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j war is two-fold, according to Prof.
Preston W. Slosson of the history de-I

EU 10 La or partment: first, to gain prestige at
home and second, to obtain the best;
, possible terms for Japan, thus
tlstrengthening the Berlin-Tokyo axis.
Although Germany is not a signa-
tory to the Nine-Power Pact, there is
CIO Spokesman Reveals a possibility that she may be invited
Better Feeling ,Between to attend the Brussels Conference,
ew nProfessor Slosson said. Soviet Russia
Parties Than Previously may also be invited, he added, al-
though likewise not a signatory.
WASHINGTON, Nov. 5.- {) - I Russia would ordinarily be a party
President Roosevelt brought his in- to a Far Eastern and Pacific agree-
] ment because of her extensive terri-

o riL~ u ing an ena Lo labor s!
civil war today shortly before con-
feres of the CIO and the AF of L re-?
newed their search for peace.
He said the administration was
taking no part in the negotiations
though he added, in response to a
question, that a White House visit by'
Matthew Woll, American Federation
of Labor delegate to the peace con-
ference, had been scheduled for some
time.
When this afternoon's meeting of
labor's peace committee began,
Charles P. Howard, a spokesman for
the Committee for Industrial Organ-
ization, said there was a better un-
derstanding of the problems on each
side than at any time since the civil'
war started.
Important upon the conference pro-'
gram was a discussion of which in-
dustries should have industrial unions,
including all the workers in each in-
dustry, and which should be organ-
ized by crafts. The industrial unions
are championed by the CIO; the craft
unions by the AF of L.
Overnight a controversial factors
was injected into the discussions by'
William Green, Federation president,
who called upon marine workers to
join the AF of L's International Sea-
men's Union.
Joseph Curran, chief organizier 'of
the CIO's Maritime Union, was an-
gered and said when he entered the
conference room that he intended to
make a point of Green's statementj
Election Slate'
A d~'b -.' ' F' i ?

tory there, but at the time of the
treaty-signing, the Soviet govern-
ment was isolated from the rest of
the world by M. Poincare's "cordon'
sanitaire" of non-recognition.
The constant search by Hitler and
Mussolini (whose representative at
Brussels is backing Japan) for diplo-
matic victories will become progres-
sively more difficult from now on,
Professor Slosson believes, because
the democratic powers, aroused by
repeated fascist aggressions, are
reaching the point where they will
no longer tolerate them. Moreover,
in the case of Germany, he pointed
Capacity Crowd,
To Attend WAA
Swim Carnival
Ace Detroit Women Stars
And Toronto Dolphinettes
Start Evening's Program
More than a thousand spectators
will jam their way into the I-M
pool tonight to witness the Fourth
Annual Swim Circus and Water
Carnival which the Women's Ath-
letic Association will present under
the direction of Varsity swim men-
tor, Matt Mann. The show will start
promptly at 7:30 p.m.
Sharing the spotlight throughout
the night's sixteen event program
will be Michigan's varsity and
freshman swim stars and diving
aces, the famed Toronto Dol-
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contain large German populatins of Germany might act as umpire in
bordering on the Reich ;he Far Eastern conflict was circulat-
bordringon te Rech.ed to "impede" the work of the al-
"The British and French are grow-ed ed"cked wrklofe-
ing very restive at present," Profes- ready deadlocked Brussels Confer-
sor Slosson said, citing the recent ence,
British reply to an Italian demand These developments came as the
for return of German colonies to the delegates reached an impasse over the
effect that Great Britain would dis- working of a peace note to Japan.
cuss matters only with the nation di- The Chinese statement, issued af-
rectly concerned, and would not be ter Cheng Tien-Fong, Chinese am-
swayed by "threats or blackmail." bassador to Berlin, arrived in Brussels,
"In the present crisis, France and said there was "not a single word of
England may back down," he said, ;.ruth" in the Berlin report.
"but it is impossible to say what the "It is quite obvious," the com-
future will bring." Asked if world munication said, "the report has been
peace would be strengthened by the irculated with the ulterior motive of
democracies' giving in to the fascists' confusing the opinion of delegates to
basic demands for colonies and world the Nine-Power Conference and im-
markets, Professor Slosson declared ped its work.
that it was not certain that thereI (The Berlin report said Hitler had
was any point at which fascist de- received preliminary informal re-
mands would stop quests from both China and Japan
to act as umpire in the conflict and
Chat he regarded the requests as so
Calls Off U.S Tour bonafide that he ordered diplomat
S4Joachim Von Ribbentrop to return
S: ;immediately from Rome to undertake
negotiations.)
The difficulties over the note to
: Japan arose this morning when Bel-
.ian Foreign Minister Paul Spaak
submitted a proposed draft to the
.., ...................Conference. There were so many
.:bjections-to the wording that the
Conference was, adjourned for the
day.
Japs Win On Two Fronts
SHANGHAI, Nov. 5.-(P)-Deter-
mined Japanese thrusts today drove
back Chinese troops at Shanghai and
on two broad fronts in North China.
A Japanese surprise attack forced
out Chinese defenders from four vil-
lages on the south bank of Soochow
Creek in the first decisive engage-
ment since the Chinese retired to
their "winter line" west of Shanghai.
Under cover of a brisk attack by
the small Japanese units which yes-
terday established a foothold south of
the Soochow at Rubicon Village, 3,000
,Japanese forced a crossing two miles
{ farther west.
In the rich North China province
D Uk CalofsShansi the Japanese army was re-
D ke Can eported nearing the gates of the, cap-
ital, Taiyuanfu. The fall of the city
H ousing Tour was considered imminent.
(A late Japanese communique is-
Psued at Peiping said the Chinese re-

f- nno illu) cel u io.' ur phinettes, six relay teams composedt rea Onma- ' r"- treat was
of co-eds, a women's team from the fle inV Trtogenioth 3000troops
7 . Detroit A.C. and many other noted fleeing the south. A detachment
ig 7 igngineers Inatators. of 5,000 Chinese supported by 20
Kirar vs. Varsity Misstatements Concerningheavy guns, the communique said,
Ed KirarC asityandIspri stae ns owas making a last stand a few miles
J-Hop Committee Head, staEd Kirara tainsecoveredrint Journey's Purpose Aid north of Taiyuanfu.)
Class Officers Named injuries received during the summer' Decision Of Windsors
vacation period, will lead his pow- . Loyalist Fighter
By TWoO rganlZatl~iserful team-mates in tonight's races PARIS, Nov. 5.-()-The Duke ofF h
and will have the unusual experience Windsor tonight postponed his trip Toe Talk I ionda
With the November 10th election of competing against his own team- to the United States for the study of __ _ y
less than a week away, junior engin- mates. Coach Mann has divided his housing and industrial conditions be-
eering school parties yesterday an- entire swim squad into evenly bal-
nounced their slates. anced teams which should provide cause of "grave misconceptions" over Joseph P. Lash, Returned
Nominated for J-Hop chairman by plenty of close competition. his motives. From 3 MonthsIn
the Junior Engineer's party is Bob Probably the feature attraction of The announcement of the post- ______ Spain
Reid. Junior Independents have put the evening, the promised "circus ponement came less than 15 hoi i s' Joseph P. Lash, student leader who
up Harold Spoden. . within a circus," will be put on by nmntam eshn15hl JepP.Lhsdntedrwh
The full party slate for the Jun-dnithinan ciil ben. b before the Duke, his American-born will speak here Monday under the
Theful paty lae fr te Jn-Michigan's diving dozen. Twelve iw
ior Engineers, which is running on spring board artists, including frosh wife and a staff of seven were to start auspices of the Progressive Club, has
the slogan "The J-Hop for the jun- and varsity performers, will fill the for a 37-day tour of America. returned recently from Spain where
iors," is headed by Ken Evenson, air with twisting, turning, spinning The decision was reached "with the McKenzie-Papeneau Battalion
presidential nominee. Don R. Percival bodies off both the low and high great reluctance" because of "grave and two months doing research work
is the Independent's candidate for boards. And Adolph Ferstenfeld, gcetion ch have aris e and the Government's Msry of
president, with his party promising continued on Page 3) misconceptions which have arisen and for the Government's Ministry of
an independent's booth at the J-Hop 'misstatements which have appeared" Education.
and attacking fraternity domination RepublicansSet Up about the motives and purpose of Present executive Secretary of the
.f epss picanss I' ur national American Student Union,
of class politics.tor
Lash said on his return to America,
Robert May is running for vice- Planning Bureau No new date for the journey was that the Government has under-
president for the Independents. set and there was no indication what taken a "great educational campaign
nan, Secretary; Andy Faste, Treas- CHICAGO, Nov. 5.-IP)-Creation te Duke intended to do next. with the total abolition of illiteracy
urer Robert Hartwell and Edwin of a "program committee" to draft The statement addcd that "the among the Spanish people as its ob-
Rhode, Engineering Council; Peter the party's policies and define its Duke emphatically repeats that there jective."
Ipsen, Honor Council and Fredrick stand on governmental issues was is no shadow of justification for any
Osbert, James Easterly and Fredric approved today by the Republican 'suggestion he is allied with any in-Wayne Professor
Space, J-Hop committeemen. National Committee. dustrial system or that he is for o e
Running for vice-president on the The chairman and members of the against any particular political or !Jumps To Death
Engineer's slate is Ken Evenson unique group, numbering at least 100, racial doctrine."
Phil Whittemore is nominated for will be selected by the executive body (The Baltimore Federation of La-
Secretary; Fred Luebke Treasurer; of the National Committee after con- bor last Wednesday "warned" or- DETROIT, Nov. 5.-(P)-Edward
Sear FreLubke'Trasuer;sulting Republican Congressmen and ganizied labor not to be "taken in" by Van Horne, '35, assistant professor

Loyalist Planes
Raid Insurgent
Military Post,
MADRID, Nov. 5.--P)-Forty Gov-
ernment bombing planes raided the
city of Zaragoza, Insurgent strong-
hold in the Aragon sector, today,
causing huge explosions and fires.
The exact damage was not known,
but a Government communique said
the planes bombed "militarytobjec-
tives" and returned safely to their
bases.
The communique said Insurgent'

a lecture at Natural Science Audi-'
torium on "Ancient History Warmed!
Over.
Dr. Olmstead supported his thesis
that "history repeats itself," by1
pointing out the most striking parallel,

Want Friday And Saturday
After Thanksgiving Day
Approximately 3,000 names had
been affixed last night to petitions

between the past and the present in asking that school be dismissed Fri-
the Near East. He showed how Alex- day and Saturday after Thanksgiving.
ander the Great imposed Western Petitions may be signed today on
civilization upon these peoples, al- University bulletin boards and in the
though, the lecturer insisted, the Union and on Monday in the General
strongest cultural influences come Library, the engineering school, the
soon ofter political dominance is diagonal, the lobby of Angell Hall, the
overthrown. lobby of the Union and the lobby of
The same instability that was evi- the League.
dent toward the end of the Hellen- Added impetus was given the drive
istic period is evident today, Dr. to obtain the extended vacation when
Olmstead said. "I can't help feeling it was learned yesterday that Michi-
that we're in for a long period of un- gan State College students will re-
stable political situations", he con- ceive the Friday and Saturday after
tinued. "In a generation or two the nian p,.f ip ,. .i 4a i-

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