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The Weather
Rain, turning to snow, and
colder today; tomorrow cloudy.

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Editorials
Progressive
Education
Classroom
Acquaintances.

VOL. XLVIII. No. 43 ANN ARBOR, MICHIGAN, SUNDAY, NOV. 14, 1937

PRICE FIVE CENTS

Reorganizing Buc

Bill To le First
Problem Ford
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get Balancing And Taxes 'Lodging House
Add To Problems Off CongressI
Parley Looms

Michigan Slithers

To

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peciai ession
Farm Program, Regional
U1 P ~ H ~raNnr

BiusinessSlump Presents the "basic need today" of fostering
Issues Originally Not On ftce fll pappitcat oa .the driving
Lists Of Special Session Pump-Priming-The Theory
Much simplified, the pump-prim-
Congressmen will be in for a little ing theory, with American modifica-E
grinding and a few barrels of mid- tions, holds that in depression the
ng t ind in nd ah e wspgovernment b_ !should encourage an in-
night oil in the special session be crease in national purchasing powerI
ginning tomorrow. by borrowing huge sums of money

As Possibility W in Over Penin As Ritchie

San ng~, ag - J r I An unkind fate has caused a busi- from the banks and individuals and
Plans Face Congress ness slump for the last two or three diverting these funds via public
months which s;ioves on the shoul- works, agricultural subsidies and
Ani- ig ders of our national legislators the general relief measures to consumers.
problems of tax revision and re- Taxation is deliberately not re-
consideration of the budget, two mat- sorted to in order to meet this ex-'
tersnot reckoned with in the program cess of outflow over income on the
outlined by President Roosevelt in his part of the government. For this
WASHINGTON, Nov. 13.- (iP) - fireside chat in October. would mean merely that funds were
Administration leaders today made I That program called for action on taken from one group and handed toj
government reorganization the first the wage-hours, crop control, re- another, net purchasing power re-
order of business for the congression- gional planning and government re- maining the same.
al session opening Monday. organization bills, and more anti- The dollars which the government!
Monday's session will be devoted trust legislation; but it seems now diverts are created dollars, creditI
solely to the reading of President that the budget and taxes may dwarf dollars, and these funds represent aI
Roosevelt's message and to the rou- all other issues and, in themselves, substantial increase in purchasing
tine formalities of opening, with Con-- they contain quite enough headaches (Continued on Page 6
gress getting down to work Tuesday. to give Congress a good hangover, if
The message was expected to men- and when it recesses. PEA Cu
tion at least four proposals for action Pump-Priming And The Budget
during the special session-a new Secretary of the Treasury Henry Ses io sit
farm program, wage and hour regu- Morgenthau, Jr., last Wednesday ad- , Ssons t h 1
lation, regional planning and govern- vocated absolute reduction of expen-
ment reorganization. ditures and a balanced budget forr StudentForum
arm eis onthe present fiscal year ending June
Farm legislation had been set as E 30, 1938. By most commentators in;
the first order of business in both th nainspes hi ttmn a
houses when Congress adjourned last seen to be an expression of official 'A ore Effective College
Augustsebnttneither txprSssatn nor
August, but neither the Senate nor opinion, which is to say, President Education' Is Subject;j
HouserAgriculture Committees have Roosevelt's opinion. Justifies Activities
Barkley said that while awaiting If this statement is to be carriedp
the farm measure, the Senate pre- into effect, the governments pump- The Progressive Education Associa
sumably would take up the Reorgan- priming policy of the last four years tion convention was brought to a close
ization Bill. The Anti-Lynching bill, would be abandoned in the endeavor yesterday afternoon by a student
opopsed - by southern senators, had to meet what Mr. Morgenthau termed forum held in the Union at which.
been set as the second order of busi- - -~ college representatives from Mich-
ness in the Senate, but Barkley said igan, three neighboring states and
this meant only that it should be Prof. Slosson IICanada held forth in discussion on
taken up immediately following the "A More Effective College Educa-
Farm Bill. V"tion."
Barkley predicted some changes To Give SpeecI Led by Hope Hartwig, '38, John
would be made in the pending Norris Thom, '38, co-chairmen, and the
Regional Planning Bill. This bill On W ar Toda Michigan official representatives,
would set up seven regional authori- .i Margaret Ann Ayers, '38, Don Bel-
ties with wide powers to build dams, den, '39E and Frederick Geib, '38
sell power an dcarry out other de- Talk To Feature Special F&C, the forum centered its atten- ;
velopments. tion on the relation of extra-curricu-'
Utilities May Be Heard Service In St. Andrews lar activities to the curriculum and
S s ay Church At 11 A.M. how far extra time -spent is justified.
Barkley said if any studies by re- ,hrhA 1AM twsfl ytemjrt fteI
~i~nl ~ pQ~ned owar ~ n-1 ______It was felt by the majority of the
gional bourcds pointed toward an in-! {himshaadntexd-urcarav-
fringement of the activities of private i Prof. Preston W. Slosson of the forum hat e ucarnacv-
u t i l i t i e s , t h e b o a r d s u n d o u b t e d l y 3 fi t i e sha a e f i n t ea e u rc a o n a fv l u e i v h t l i i s a f u l o p r
utilities, the boards undoubtedly History department will speak at the and that they should be integrated
would give the utilities a full oppor- special Armistice Service at 11 a.m. ;into the educational program of the
tunity to be heard. college with restrictions so that a,
The Wage and Hour Bill, already today, which is held annually by the more equal distribution of their bene-
passed by the Senate, now is pending St. Andrews Episcopal Church. Pro- fits could be realized.
in the House. President Roosevelt fessor Slosson's speech is entitled Students and faculty alike are
was expected to make a strong recom- "The World Between World Wars." equally lax in their responsibilities to
mendation for enactment of this mea- Members of the R.O.T.C. and the each other, it was decided. Students;
sure. , Army and Navy Club will take part should be censored for the low degree
In the House, Speaker Bankhead in the service. The bell in the church of initerest and intellectual curiosity!
said two- pending reorganization bills tower, given by Dr. and Mrs. Louis P. they manifest, while the faculty, as a
had been set tentatively as the first Hall in memory of their son, Richard whole, devote too large a proportionI
order of business. Three bills carry- Neville Hall, who was killed in action of their time to extra-classroom ac-
ing out provisions of the President's in 1915, will be tolled 19 times to tivities, such as writing books, mak-
five-point reorganization program commemorate the 19 years which' ing speeches and editing magazines.
were passed last session. have elapsed since the signing of the Colleges, it was said, are glutted at
__r__p__________sss __n Armistice. Continued on Page z)

Issue May Be Discussed
By Representatives Of
Students, Proprietors
Price-Fixing Move
Endorsed By Rader
A meeting between student rep-V
resentatives and Ann Arbors room-
ing house proprietors appeared like-
ly last night as Assistant Dean
Charles T. Olmstead, in charge of
student housing, began efforts to bring
about a discussion of the rooming
situation.
At the same time Hugh Rader, '38,
president of the Men's Council, en-
dorsed the movement for University
regulation of rooming house prices,
promising the support of the Coun-a
cil in carrying the proposal to the
Board of Trustees. When contacted.
last night Rader also backed the pro-
posed conference at which the Men's
Council has been asked to represent,
the students. The Landladies Asso-
ciation is expected to represent the
rooming house proprietors.
Dean Olmstead and Dean Joseph A.
Bursley met yesterday to consider
such price restrictions in approved
houses. Although details of the con-
ference were not released, it is under-
stood that the possibility of enforc-
ing such regulations remains the chief
stumbling block. Under this plan
the University would refuse to ap-
prove those rooming houses whose
prices were considered to promise
more than a fair profit upon the
capital investment. Administration
sources have pointed out that such a
program means the University would
virtually take over the houses since
maximum prices could not be set
without guaranteeing that all rooms
would be filled.
A survey of the housing situation
this fall indicated, however, that out
of 3,600 rooms on the approved list,
less than 100 have not been rented,
the office of the Dean of Students
disclosed. An alternate proposal, sug-
gested by members of the economics
department, would be to restrict rig-
idly the approved houses to a num-
ber sufficient for the incoming fresh-
man class. These could be subjected
to strict supervision and act as a
yardstick in price regulation. Only in
this way, members of the economics
department say, can the law of sup-
ply and demand be made to operate.
Haydon To Speak
At Unitarian Church ;
A. Eustace Haydon, professor of the
history of religion at the University
of Chicago, will speak today at 11 a.m.
in the Unitarian Church on the sub-~
ject "Man's Search for the Good
Life."
Professor Haydon has taken the
title of his speech from his latest book
which was published this year. The1
theme of this book Professor Haydon'
explains briefly: "From dreams of a

Stars

In

Passing

Attack

A gain Leads Michigan Victory Drive

Wolverine Play Offeusive
Game After Touchdown.;
Gedeon Stars In Line
Game Slowed Up
By Raini And Mud
By IRVIN LISAGOR.
(Daily Sports Editor)
PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 13.-(Spe-
,ial to the Daily)-In a veritable
quagmire, severely handicapping both
elevens, Michigan's fighting Wolver-
ines proved to be far better mudders
than the Penn Quakers here today
and thus won this 16th renewal of
heir intersectional rivalry, 7 to 0, be-
fore a sparse gathering of spectators.
Like a lightning bolt through the
torrential rain which drenched
Franklin Field all afternoon, Mich-
igan struck once late in the second
reriod to gain it's touchdown. Stark
Ritchie and Norm Purucker, stars of
the Chicago victory last week, again
collaborated for the Varsity score.
Mud Slows Up Game
The huge mud hole in which the
Igame was played negated any offense
the Quakers might have boasted, al-
though both Ritchie and Purucker
found the going enough to their lik-
ing to assure Wolverine success.
Michigan clearly displayed super-
iority in the first half, and a holding
penalty deprived them of still an-
other touchdown. However, once they
had gained a lead, the Wolverines
were content to play defensive foot-
ball and in this tactical approach,
Purucker distinguished himself by his
punting.

Stark Ritchie, who played a leading role in the Wolverines' win last
wctk, again turned on the heat yesterday to the extent of 111 yards

gained from scrimmage in addition to tossing the winning touchdown Ritchie Proves Star
pass to Norm Purucker. The flashy halfback got away for a 54-yard Ritchie was the running star of the
t Ngame, reeling off a total of 111 yards
run early -in the game and proved a constant threat to the Quakers from scrimmage. Smartly picking his
despite the heaviness of the field. holes and elusive in the open field,
Stark showed an early tendency of
* going places. With eight minutes of
Spau sh W eek |Poll Indieates the first quarter remaining, he slanted
off his right tackle, cut sharply back
S eSrSt W ato his left, treading cautiously as he
Seek S uort Stuents W anlt eluded a Penn secondary, and then
turned it on for 54 yards before
For o 1a ists Price ReformBill Miller, Quaker back finally
I shoved him out of bounds on the 9
yard line.
Funds For Medical Relief Votes Cast Total 1024 Big John Kinsey, who started at
I fullback, but played only briefly
Will Be Sought In Drive 75 Per Cent Of Students lost five yards on a reverse and again
Ritchie was entrusted with Michigan
Beginning Tomorrow Termed Liberal, Radical progress. Off right tackle he bolted
and again he cut back like a flash and
Spanish Week will begin formally An overwhelming majority of the dashed across the goal line. But the
at 8 p.m. tomorrow in Room 103 of 1,024 students who voted in the recent play was called back as Michigan was
the Romance Language building with victimized by a 15-yard holding pen-
a dscusio byPrf. eanPau Sls-poll conducted by the Progressive alty. A couple of plays later, Penn's
ier of the architectural college on the I Club thinks that something should be Jim Coulter intercepted a pass on
artistic merits of the Loyalist posters done about the price of rooms, food his own 30 to end this particular
that will be on exihit in that room, and cleaning in Ann Arbor, favor co- Varsity threat.
Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday. operatives in these fields and op- Penn Gets Fumble
The exhibition will be open from psPenn reached Michigan's 24 yard
9 a.m. to 12 noon and from 1 tom pose diplomatic isolation of the Unit- Istripe in the second period when the
p.m. on those days. Small repro- I ed States, according to figures re- Wolverines lost the ball after a bad
ductions of the posters will be on leased to the Daily yesterday. pass from center prevented Purucker

Cinema League
Gives 'Comedy'
To Show Sennet, Disney,
Benchley, Lloyd Films

At 7 p.m., Prof. Allen F. Sherzer, - ---
of the engineering college, will ad . 1 V. Kaltenborn Ill;
dress the Episcopal Student Fellow-i etn tHri al i
ship meeting at Harris Hall. His~ l( 1
topic is "A Trip to Hudson Bay." Mo-
tion pictures taken on the trip will
accompany the talk. H. V. Kaltenborn, noted radio com-
The subject for Dr. Charles W. mentator, was stricken yesterday in
Brashare's sermon, at the 10:40 a.m. Cincinnati with intestinal poisoning,
worship service of the First Meth-I forcing cancellation of his scheduled

odist Episcopal Church, is "Health." appearance next Thursday night in perfect world to come the religious sale. The figpres reveal that approxi-o
"Comedy," the second showing of At 6 p.m., Prof. John Shepard, of the Hill Auditorium under the auspices quest turns to making real on earth; The second feature of Spanish mately 75 to 80 per cent of the voters wet, sli
the Museum of Modern Art film (Continued on Page 6s of the Oratorical Association. the good life of man." Week will be the arrival Thursday of took what might be called a liberal, teams.
sies, will be presented at 3:15 and-A later date for his lecture will be Professor Haydon will also speak an ambulance being sent from Holly- progressive or radical stand on the
8:16 p.m. today for the holders of Election To Choose arranged if wood to Spain by a group of leading controversial questions.
matinee and evening membershis j c~n .iO C a-agedi possible, Prof. Carl G. at 12:15 p.m. Monday at the Faculty! actois. The ambulance will bring the Siude n oro h ,2 Until t
n n ns i Brandt, business manager of the Or- Luncheon, on "Humanism." Presiding b Six hundred and four of the 1,024 Uoth t
respectively, at the Lydia Mendels- Soph Prom Band atorical Association, said. The a film. "Heart of Spain" and a speaker, who cast votes signified that they
sohn Theatre by the Art Cinema S ph a dAscain d he P-E as chairman is Prof. Roy W. Sellars Mafi."HerthHlwofpi"ad wasaer,ththe
League. pearance of Dr. Victor G. Heiser on of the philosophy department. At Martin North, Hollywood writer. worked for their living "in whole or
"e emthe Oratorical series has been moved 4:15 p.m. Professor Haydon will ad- "The Spanish Earth" will bring to in part." Of these 144 are NYA work-.
"The Freshman" produced in 1925; A campus-wide popularity poll to from Dec. 9 to Dec. 7, Professor, dress students, in the League, on a close the drive to raise funds for ers.
and starring Harold Lloyd, "The Sex be held Tuesday to determine the most from Dc. 7 dre tus, in t day " medical aid and supplies for Spain.gtr hat
Life of a Polyp" with Robert Bench- popular orchestra for the Sophomore Thaging though taen civl wr pan f voters believe that a new World War
ley. 1928, and "Gertie the Dinosaur" Prom on Dec. 10, was announced yes-'is gintrgakn i Sar atfors netievtatattheWUndtedWT
of 1909 are on the program. The 19001 terday in a joint statement made by i eT ign aggression, will be shown at the ittsounvilcootat it therie
film, "The Doctor's Secret,"hMackl Cruzan Alexander, generalchairman, W ages For Cam pus Janitors Lydia Mendelssohn Friday and Sat-n
Sennett's satire of 1916, "The Bitter and Charles Frost, chairman of theA1 urday by the Art Cinema League. an tache" stgdessioiy A
urdy b th Ar CiemaLeaue, and that there should be military
Pill," and "The Skeleton Dance" doneI music committee. Ahove Average, Survey ShOws Spanish Week is being sponsored! training (predominantly voluntary)
by Walt Disney in 1929 complete the A ballot with the names of the, , by the Peace Committee of the Pro- for college students
bill, bands with open dates will be pub-_Dean
giessive Club and the Ann Arbor! Civil liberties in the United States School
Memberships for the matinee series lished in the Daily, Tuesday morning, By STAN SWINTON though one, Kansas State Agricultural ommitte forMedicaAn n
are on sale at the Union, the League !and collection boxes will be placed B TNSITN'hug nKnaItt Arclua omteefrMdclAdt pai are being endangered, the thousand-pr-a
an s. The Uning pe fnd 9oalmto 4 pim. ae Ed University custodians receive one College requires 60. in order to "enlist the support of the odd voters said almost 2 tosd prm. a
and Wahr's. The evening perform.. from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the En- .vrie ya h nvriyi amu n n ro ntecue,-p~m.
ances are sold out. 1, and in I of the highest per hour rates of pay '. Overtime pay at the University is! campus and Ann Arbor in the cause Wmnshuso apswr or
antes are sold out. gineering Arch, the Diagonal, and in o h ihs e orrtso a given a limitedgru fusdin.fdmoayin pa., Womens hours on campus were Hour, i
An encore performance of "West- the lobby of Angell Hall. given at any college although their 22 uniformed men gu of c u a oconsidered "adequate and fair" by a PaulN
22uiomdmnget fairly regular 1 slim majority. Voluntary attendance I Execut
ern" films will be held at 3:15 p.m.I The poll will be conducted only one monthly wage is but little above av- overtime at 60 cents an hour, whileolamema eydorattod.ne n
Sunday, Nov. 21, for those who hold day because of the necessity of con- erage, a survey made in May by Ohio 20 others get occasional extra work at WJR Will Present of classes was endorsed almost 3 to 1. Dea
matinee memberships and have not cluding a contract as soon as pos- State University shows. 50 cents. Detailed results are: qualifi
seen the program, which consists o sible, Alexander stated. Michigan custodians receive an av- "I imagine the scientific way of de- Radio Hymn Would you like to see something today,
"The Great Train Robbery ," Te 7IdnabuthprcofomsYs necessz
"t Crd" t Ballots will also be available at the erage wage of 47.6 cents an hour, a termining how much our custodiansp done about the price of roomsiYes at the
Last Card" with William S. Hart and shlcinbxs.Terslsoftep old be ofg-eot 817. No. 39. Blank 168. The price ofathe
collection boxes. The results of the raise of slightly over 10 per cent since should be to figure out The class in hymn singing under (Continued on Page 2) Hev
poll will be published in Wednesday's the survey was made, according to how much of their time was spent the diiection of Dr. Joseph E Madd "What
Daily and tickets will be on sale soon Edward C. Pardon, superintendent of cleaning, carpentering, painting and Profes
Banquet To Honor tnereafter. buildings and grounds. other tasks. Then we could find out of the Music School, will again be General Motors, UAW The
the average local wage for each and presented at 9 a.m. today over station P A plann
Writersr- The suvey shows that the average D'ew re ntee;minimum wage ddeide upon a logical wage," Mr. Par- J WJR. This is the fourth Sunday ropose N W greemen curren
Writer'seted Birthndayfr a
work in the 25 schools considered is ' . morning that Dr. Maddy has con- DETROIT, Nov. 13.-l)-A pro- provid
Move Inworkeinitheo25tschools5 consideredlisrhe knows, has never been tried. i studen
Admirers of Gerhardt Hauptmann. Move In Domestic Politics 31.5 cents an hour. The average A ft d ducted these hymn singing classes. posed new agreement between Gen- i udaw
Imaximum is 38.6. At the University A acor to be considered when dis ne'ewe Gn- a
eminent German playwright and WASHINGTON, Nov. 13.--/P)-In-mkrcussing the janitor's wage scale, he The student announcer for this oral Motors Corporation and the;soa
Nobel prize winner will hold an in-i formed opinion here views Brazil's e13 and 15 cents an hour, the lowest said, is that 50 per cent of the custo- program will be Arthur Harwood, '38. United Automobile Workers of Amer- tering
r ,c o niahntnn *thi sudden lean into full dictatorship _ _,,,_, -,- dians drifted to that work hocause The afternn n hanaant . t . 2A3 n,.. -., , _ _ nvnva

etting a punt. Repeatedly the
my ball foiled punters on both
On this occasion, though the
n boys weren't fruitfully bene-
as they lost the ball on downs,
hree minutes before the half,
ams slipped and skidded vain-
(Continued on Page 3)
ix-LwMen
Hear Bates
J Coffee Hour
. Henry M. Bates of the Law
will lead a discussion with
w students from 4:30 until 5:30
Tuesday at the Union Coffee
it was announced yesterday by
VI. Brickley, '39, of the Union
ive Council.
i Bates will discuss some of the
cations that lawyers must have
and other qualities that are
ary, but are not considered so
present.
will also lead a discussion on
Is the Outlook for the Legal
sion," and other topics.
meeting, Brickley said,, is
.d not only for a discussion of
t legal problems, but also to
e an opportunity for pre-law
ts to get together.
students are invited to attend,
t they may advise those en-
the Law School, too, Brickley
ri m ,+4t

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