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The Weather
Rain, somewhat warmer in
east portion today; tomorrow
cloudy and much colder.

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The Federal
Housing Problem'.
Illuminating Irony .. .



Dr. Kilpatrick Professor Haydon To Lecture
Cl On Attainment Of The Good Life
Claims Schools _


Fail To Teach'
Social Ideals
1800 Educators Attending
Conference Hear Plea
To 'Learn By Doing'
Haber Speaks On,
Perils Of Planning
School children cannot learn de-
mocracy under the present autocra-
tic school system, Dr. William H. Kil-
patrick of Northwestern University
told 1800 representatives of the Pro-
gressive Education Association gath-
ered in Hill Auditorium yesterday
afternoon, in supporting his theory,
that learning is only accomplished by
You cannot learn vicariously, Dr.
Kilpatrick said, but you can and do
learn by living and doing. If you want
to improve social conditions, then you
must start with the children and in-
grain in them the fundamental con-
cepts of an ideal community by
making it possible for them to live
in a miniature ideal community the
"School people," Dr. Kilpatrick
said, "are in danger of confining the
fact and notion of learning to the
acquisition of book content and of
allied skills. In so doing they over-
look several very important kinds of
learning that in the strategy of life'
must be ranked before this ordinary
subject matter of the conventional
"Probably the most important of
all learning is that which enters into
the building of the infant into a self,
since it is this selfhood which most
differentiates man from the beast.
The personal and social attitudes
built up in the child during this pro-1
cess determine perhaps more fully1
than anything else his moral and,
personality traits of later life.-
"In close connection wiuh the fore-
going are all those learnirgs that fit
the child into the surounding on-
going social life process, the common1
language, the use of ordinary toolsl
and implements of social life, the1
common customs, the social and4
moral standards and conceptions. 4
"As the child becomes adolescent
and grows into adulthood he has to
learn to deal with the wider social
and economic life and accept his
share of responsibility for the current
social problems that emerge from
the life of business and society in his
time and place.
"And finally is that kind of learn-
ing which helps to build new social
intelligence for dealing with all those
especially strategic new problems,
which if unsolved threaten the veryt
stability of civilization itself.
"In all of these kinds .of learning
social participation stands foremost

Speaks Sunday At 11 A.M.
in Unitarian Church;
Humanism, a creed of thought and
action which holds that man is the
'most important interest of man, will
be discussed by A. Eustace Haydon,
professor of the history of religion at
the University of Chicago, in a series
of lectures tomorrow and Monday.
"Man's Search for the Good Life"
is the title of the lecture which Pro-
fessor Haydon will deliver at 11 a.m.
tomorrow in the Unitarian Church.
On Monday, Professor Haydon will
speak at the faculty luncheon at
12:15 a.m. on "Humanism" and at
4:15 p.m. will address students, in
the League, on "The Task of Religion
Professor Haydon, considered one
of the foremost exponents of Human-
ism, has written two books - "The
'Quest of The Ages" and "Man's
Search for The Good Life"-in which
he explains the basis for a religion
such as Humanism and its principles.
Humanism, as set forth in the Hu-,
manist Manifesto-a re-affirmation'
of the ideas embodied in Professor
Haydon's books, is a religion that at-
tempts to square with the scientific,
economic, and social changes which
League, Union
Student Forum
Meets Today'
Collegians Of Four States,
Canada To Air Views;
Conducted By P.E.A.
College students from Michigan,
three neighboring states, and Canada
will have an opportunity to present
their views on college education when
the Student Forum sponsored by the
councils of the League and Union
meets at 2:15 p.m. today in the Union
The forum is being held in connec-
tion with the Progressive Education
Association Conference, in session
here. Representatives from 30 col-
leges and universities in Michigan,
Ohio, Illinois, Wisconsin and Ontario,
Canada, will attend. Co-chairmen
Th'ere will be an information
desk for student representatives
here for the Student Forum of the
Progressive Education Association,
from 1:30 to 2 p.m. today in the
lobby of the League. They are
asked to stop at this desk before
going to the Union for the Forum.
for the affair are Hope Hartwig, '38,
president of the League, and John
Thom, '38, president of the Union.
Margaret Ann Ayers, '38, treasurer
of the League, Don Belden, '39E, and
Frederick Geib '38F&C, secretary of

have rendered traditional religious
faiths inadequate to the needs of
The Humanist Manifesto states:
"Religion consists of those actions,
purposes, and experiences which are
humanly significant. Nothing human
is alien to the religious. It includes
labor, art, science, philosophy, love,
friendship, re'creational, all that is in
its degree expressie of intelligentlyl
satisfying human living. The dis-
tinction between the sacred and the
secular can no longer be maintained."
Humanism affirms rather than
denys life, seeks to enjoy rather than
flee from it, and endeavors to estab-
lish a satisfactory life for. all, ac-
cording to the adherents of the tenets]
of this comparatively new religion.
Budget Decision
Hits President's
Whole Program
Congressmen Find Budget
Balancing Cuts Across
Crop Control And TVAI
Early arrivals for the special session
of Congress found today that the
issue of curtailed expenditures and
balancing the budget cut squarely
across most of the measures to be
It was present in the problem of
determining the best method of keep-
ing crop surpluses within bounds, in
the question of government reor-
ganization, in proposals that the TVA
idea be extended to other areas, andI
was inherent in the current revision
of the tax structure.
Some saw it lurking also in the
Wage-Hour Bill, still tightly trapped
in the House Rules Committee, for,:
they said, administrative expenses
would be involved. None had yet
found it lurking behind a proposal
that the Anti-Trust laws be tightened.I
The special session begins at 12
noon Monday.
In two committee rooms little'
groups of men were already deep in
the problems of the session. The
House Agriculture Committee fought
out the crop control controversy and
the House Subcommittee on Taxes
was busy at its unending task of de-
termining how various changes inj
the tax schedules would affect re-
The Agriculture Committee de-
voted most of the day to a contro-
versy as to whether the farm program
should be financed by a revival of
processing taxes similar to those in-
validated by the Supreme Court in

Spanish We ek Of rhee I Sing, AmericansPr s
Shin, Or Beauty Propose
Begins Here ForPresident To Place Duration
1N e x t ida The coming senior class literary
_electionassumed an unexpected and
startling angle last night when it was
Drive For Funds Brings announced that Shirl Crosman, Gam-
ma Phi Beta song bird with Bob
Movies And Ambulancel Steine's orchestra, would be nomin-
To Enlist Local Suport ated for president on the newly creat-
____ed Washtenaw Swing party ticket.
C The new party, which started as Holds Center Post Chamberlain To Attempt
Campaign 1 Last jest on the part of certain members British Gn
N of the Theta Chi fraternity, hasa,
Novem er L5-20adopted a platform, lined up many Pact To Solve Issues
fraternities and sororities behind it
"Spanish Week," a six-day drive to and is planning an extensive cam- Japs Battle West
raise funds for medical aid, ambu- paign to win the election Wednesday. s
lances and supplies for Loyalist Spain, Carl Post is the caucus chairman Of Fall Shan hai
will be sponsored by two local organ- 'of the party, and he advocates for its inFalnen
izations beginning Monday, Nov. 15. platform Benny Goodman for the.
An exhibit of Loyalist posters will Senior Ball, and Duke Ellington to An American-drafted declaration,
begin Monday and run until Wednes- put some life in to the Senior Swing supported by France and Great
day. An ambulance being sent by a Out. Britain, placing responsibility on
group of leading Hollywood actors to! Leaders of the paty last night said Japan for continuing the war in
Spain will arrive in Ann Arbor on that in view of the fact that class of- China threatened to disturb today's
Thursday with the film, "Heart of ficers are nothing more than figure meeting of the Brussels Conference.
Spain." Another movie made in that heads, a beautiful person might as w On the battle front 200,000 Nip-
country burning with, civil war and well be a figure head as some im- ponese troops fought 400,000 Chinese
foreign invasion, "The Spanish pressivel looking male. more than 20 miles west of fallen
Earth," will be presented Friday and Shanghai.
Saturday. An attempt to draw Britain, Ger-
The drive "to enlist the support of A any and Italy together toward a
the campus and Ann Arbor in the R arleymnsn taytgtertwr
thue campus nde Ann Abin i be-' settlement of Europe's pressing prob-
cause of democracy in Spain" is be-<,
ing sponsored jointly by the PeaceiTo Aid Frosh lems was launched in London by
CPrimeMinister Neville Chamberlain
and the Ann Arbor Committee foroP i in a series of informal discussions.
Medical Aid to Spain with the co-' Begin Sunday'ARCHIE' KODROS
operation of the Art Cinema League. Brkssyls
Prof. Jean Paul Slusser of the The first of five round-table con- i i1 The "Big Three" declaration, which
architectural college will formally ferences for freshmen men and wom- Ilna. lW orollt would take the place of any further
open the poster exhibit at 8 p.m. en planned by the Student Religious " note to Japan following its blunt re-
Monday in R 193 of the Romance Association will take place at 9:30 Shows Varsity fusal to attend the Conference, will
of the artistic merits of the posters. a.m. tomorrow in the Union. j be submitted to a private, plenary
Small reproductions of the works on Prof. Howard M. McClusky of the S *I session this afternoon.
exhibit will be on sale. The exhibition education school will speak for a half Sight Favorite Tokyo's announcement that her
will be open from 9 p.m. to 12 noon hour on "Personality." The meeting l,_operations in China were in self-de-
and from i to 5 p.m. during the first will then break up into approximate- . fense and thus outside the scope of
three days of next week. ly 15 small groups to discuss the prob- Ritchie And Kinsey Named the Nine-Power Treaty coincided
"Heart of Spain," dealing prin- lems raised by Professor McClusky. Backfield Choices Today with the declaration yesterday of a
cipally with the blood transfusion Each group will be led by upperclass- high Japanese authorty in Brussels
work under the direction of Dr. Nor- men. In Clash With Quakers that the United States acting inde-
man Bethune, Canadian physician, The Student Religious Association pendently still had a "ticket of en-
will be shown at 4:15 and 8:15 p.m. emphasized the fact that the round- By IRVIN LISAGOR try" to discuss Far Eastern peace with
(Continue on Page 6) table conferences are for all fresh- (Daily Sports Editor) Japan from the standpoint of the
men. They felt that all freshmen In this center of alleged brotherly heavy American interests involved.
men and women have almost similar love and confusing one-way streets, Some move to help China defend
Aragon Battle problems confronting them since en- Michigan's football squad marked herself against Japanese invasion by
tering college and that being on com- me tonight prior to its intersection- sending war materials or by opening
Rem ains Li ht mon ground they will be better able ad entanglement on the morrow with credit channels seemed to be the
to thresh-out and solve them together. Pennsylvania's uninspired Quakers. course genrally favored at the Con-
The conferences have the whole- The Wolverins were transported in ference.
Franco Drive On Catalonia hearted backing of Dean Alice Lloyd from their Green Hill farm haven to Foreign Secretary Anthony Eden
who believes that they will supply a Franklin Field this afternoon, where planned to make "a strong speech"
Seen Likelihood Soon long-felt need of freshman students, they exhibited such elan in a cold, when the conference opens today,
Also, the conferences will afford an driving rain that previously chary British circles intimated.
HENDAYE, Franco-Spanish Fron- opportunity for freshmen men and critics were inclined to give them the Consensus at Brussels was that
tier, Nov. 2.-,)-TheSpanish Civil women to get acquainted, though they noonsesy natue has that
War dwindled today to a series of are not to be regarded as dating bu- Downtown Philly, however, seems] itary clique was supreme in Japan.
skirmishes along the upper Aragon reaus. little concerned with th conflict, and Italy's adherence last Saturday to
front, but Insurgent dispatches said apathetic newspapers have shunted the Japanese-German anti-Commu-
it was the calm before an imminent advance stories of the game to the nist pact also was considered to have
Insurgent offensive. Re ents side sport pages. 'In other words, strengthened Japan's determination
Generalissimo Francisco Franco's Penn's mediocre eleven has scarcely to ignore the Nine-Power supporters.
troops were expected to be ready for . ;Iprovoked hysteria among the local A conference spokesman said an
the drive in northeastern Spain by Janitors Union patrons of the grid art. historical statement summarizing the
Nov. 15, weather permitting, al- Varsity Rehearses work of the conference will probably
though the points chosen for the B" Free from the scrutiny of holier- be issued Monday. Delegation heads
jump off remained a military secret. Bargain h.ig2i ts than-thou investigators, the Varsity are expected to state the positions
The massing of Insurgents at Zara- ' did growl and grunt through their of their governments today in ac-
goza and rectification of their upper afternoon rehearsal. Trainer Ray cordance with instructions from their
Aragon lines indicated, however, that Pardon Belives Tendency Roberts remarked, "that first outfit capitals.
Catalonia was the objective. The Toward Better Condition showed more pep this afternoon than
government capital has been moved I've ever seen in a Friday workout." Sh h
to Barcelona, capital of autonomous Is Becoming Mamifest Even Atheltic Director Fielding H.
i ,..'' ,,mC l 4A. ! IUt, Wv 1iiKi1 v iig Ag ,i a

connection with the old AAA.
The Tax Subcommittee discussed?
methods of reducing the tax burden
now imposed upon small business-
men. Chairman Vinson (Dem., Ky.)'
id rump nion mi ght ha k rnkrid mit


as the indispensable condition of e Men's Council are Michigan's of-
good learning and for many of any h e' oniaeMcia' f for a graduated tax at a lower level r
golearning and I o may f t ial representatives. than now prevails.
learning At all. It is very fortunate'I
(Continued on Page 2) "This is the first time the League
and Union Councils have ever par-j
ticipated in the program of the Pro- Typhoon Damage
Ugressive Education Association, and
the first time they have ever worked $15,000 In Manila
D " together on anything but a social
R CN' l" '''Tili 7 xnfIIWicTTr~iraa~r "ohn


. ddu d Yost was trisKliy engae nat
Insurgent advices acknowledged The custodians' union has remained torial joust with newspapermen, as!
government counter attacks on the unrecognized by the University be- he caught imaginary passes and im-
northern sector of the more than cause of a Board of Regents action, pressed his victims with jarring
100-mile eastern front but said the Edward C. Pardon, superintendent of blocks.
Tninraaf~cdillr~ni~anr1 he fr._ the 11ldila dni dn~ a~r oE__ . -_.

Insurgentss si d ominatedth stra. u LJ~t u ngs ana grou, sauayes-
tegic Gallego Valley. terday.-


en r many students will be interestedin

Sign Tentative Agreement'
Amending Last Year's ,
DETROIT, Nov. 12. - (A) - The
United Automobile Workers of Amer-1
ica announced tonight that it and.
General Motors Corp. have reached
"a tentative agreement" on amend-
ments to their agreement, signed
after last winter's prolonged strike.
The points agreed upon were not'
revealed. Homer Martin, UAWA!
president, said they will be submitted
to a conference of delegates from all
General Motors locals tomorrow and
Sunday for approval or rejection,
The union head also announced
that delegates from 20 plants of the
Ford Motor Co. will meet here at the;
same time to consider formation of a
council similar to that established
before the General Motors strike.
Martin said the union has enough
members in Ford plants "to do bus- A
iness with and we're going to do bus-i
iness." He did not mention any spe-
cific figure but added that the UAWA;
has a larger membership among-Ford.
workers than it did among General:
Motors employes a year ago.
Grid Offensive Needs
No More Aid, Says Yost

this more serious project and will at-
tend the meeting." she said.
The discussion leader for the Forumt
will be Prof. Bennett Weaver, of the1
English department. Summaries willt
be made by Prof. Alvin C. Eurich of
the School of Education at North-
western University.1
The discussion topic is, "Should aj
college education prepare me for my
professional work as an end in itself,
or should it make me ready for an
abundant, creative life?"
Organized Alumni
Deny Subsidization'
Asserting that the Alumni Associa-
tion is in no way connected with the
alumni groups purported in recent
rumors to be subsidizing certain ath-
letes in the University, T. Hawley
Tapping, general secretary of the As-
sociation said yesterday, "It has never
been a policy of any organized alumni,
group, and has, in fact, been con-t
trary to policy, to foster the subsidiz-I
ation of any athlete at the University.
of Michigan."l
Robert.O.Morgan, secretary of the
Class Officers' Council, andivision of
the Alumni Association, and center of

MANILA, Nov. 12.-!P')-Shattered Government sources said the Cat- On July 28 the Regents considered
communication lines hampered of- alan militia had forced the Insur.- a petition from the union and de- r
cm niat o tlesumered of- gents to retire from several frontline clined to authorize signature to any e
ficials tonght as they surveye h positions in the Sabinanigo sector, agreement providing for collective it
killed at least 15 persons and left just south of the French froatier. bargaining between any division of t
.pAn Insurgent attempt to encircle the the University or the University as a s
thousands homeless when it lashed Catalan spearhead was said to have whole on one hand and any group of B
across seven Philippine provinces, failed. employes on the other, he said. h
Casualty reports from six of the "The man who takes care of build- h
provinces were lacknmg. Several towns ings should be paid a fair living wage 1
remaine isolated and main highways 1Civil Service Bill which should include not only the
In Manila alone the storm caused Fbarenecessities of life but enough to a
In Manlaahs lefnethom asdd For MSC Resisted; provide for old age in the way of life t
10 deaths, left 3,000 homeless and did insurance or savings. I feel that heJb
$15,000 property damage. Five other . is moving in this direction," Mr. Par- t
deaths were reported in Rizal pro- EAST LANSING, Nov. 12.-(,?)- do s hn .
vince, in which the capital is located. The State Board of Agriculture served dTnsend.d i
Scores were missing, among them notice today it would resist any at- "These men who are charged with t
16 fishermen believed drowned when I tempt to place employment at Michi- the responsibility of keeping the p
their boats capsized. gan State College under jurisdiction buildings clean and comfortable for
Red Cross surveyors said damage of the state civil service commission. the occupants have in the past fallen p
Red rosssureyor sad daageinto the class of what might be termed u
was not as great as at first believed, { The board ordered' that the civil 'forgotten men.' No one has paid c
but that some areas would require aid. service director be notified that coun- much attention to their problems as
sel for the college has prepared an long as their buildings were in a live-
opinion that the institution is respon-I able condition. excep m in case it 1s
Academy Of Arts Elects sible only to the board of agriculture, was necessary to reduce the budget, L
Ten Additional Members under the Michigan constitution. when they were the first to be no- a
William Brownrigg, state civil serv- ticed. When the time comes to in- u
NEW YORK, Nov. 12.-(P)-The ice director, has requested attorney crease the wages they are the last to.
American Academy of Arts and Let- general Raymond W. Starr to deter- benefit," Mr. Pardon said.
ters today elected 10 new members to mine whether the college and the Average pay of the janitors is now
fill vacancies caused by the deaths University of Michigan fall within the 47.6 cents an hour with the men us-
of such persons as Elihu Root, Childe terms of the civil service law enacted ually working eight hours a day, he
Hassam, William Gillette and Edith by the 1937 legislature. stated. In 1929 the average pay was
W harton. stated.ents n d9 er e rul get y ewas
Among those named were Charles' 45 cents and before July 1 of this year
McLean Andrews, of New Haven, 5 Subsidiaries To Merge the mean was 42.9 cents. The budge-

Coach Harry Kipke plans to start
ohn Kinsey at fullback tomorrow,1
jith Stark Ritchie and Norm Pu-
ucker at the halves, and Doug Farm-
r at quarter. Kipke qualified his
intention by announcing that a
reacherous turf might induce him to
upplant Purucker with either Bill
Barclay or Hercules Renda at wing-
ack. Norm isn't completely sure on
is right halfback assignments.
Ritchie Replaces Trosko
Stark Ritchie replaces Fred Trosko'
it left half as reward for his two-
ouchdown spree last week, which
beat Chicago in the last minutes of
he game. Kinsey will be making his
initial start in the veteran Tex Stan-
on's post chiefly because of his su-
perior blocking. -
On the line, Hunk Anderson is ap-
arently satisfied as the same for-
ward wall that opened against Chi-
ago will start against the Quakers.
Here, where filial affection is pre-
umably rife, the Quaker Coach, Har-
vey Harmon, obviously lacks esteem.
Local observers contend the Quakers
are potentially powerful, but strangely
wanting in certain departments,
(Continued orn Pave 2)
Best Man Takes Bride
In Wedding-Day Mix-up
BELFAST, Northern Ireland, Nov.
19 UP' '-TP hi-f m n af c t~nrir

As Japanese troops completed their
occupation of Shanghai, all signs
pointed toward an early Nipponese
drive on Nanking, China's capital.
The Chinese, unable to withstand
the terrific pounding of Japan's mod-
ern weapons, retreated slowly toward
their "Hindenburg Line," approxi-
mately 30 miles west of the front and
50 miles from Shanghai. Nanking is
125 to 150 miles beyond that line.

Reichsfuehrer Adolf Hitler's insis-
tent demand for colonies and Premier
Benito Mussolini's desire for recogni-
tion of his Ethiopian conquest were
believed to be the subject of the in-
formal negotiations that followed
Chamberlain's Tuesday speech calling
for better relations among the three
Conferences in Rome and London
were considered by diplomats as a
new approach to the Anglo-Italian
understanding which is the corner-
stone of Chamberlain's peace policy.
The visit of Lord Halifax, Lord Pres-
ident of the Council, to Germany
where he will see Hitler was re-
garded as an important diplomatic
gesture to Germany.
Swiftly moving events included a
decision to convoke the Noninterven-
tion subcommittee next Tuesday by
which time, informed sources said,
favorable replies might be forthcom-
ing from the two factions in Spain
on the plan to withdraw foreign
Prof. Aga-Oglu To Speak
IOn IslaiciieArt In Snain1'

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