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The Weather
Snow today; continued cold
with west to southwest winds.

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VOL. XLVIII No. 48

ANN ARBOR, MICHIGAN, SATURDAY, NOV. 20, 1937

Canadians Urged Akron Plants
To Oppose Tariff
Powers FailedrHALIFAX. Nov. 19.-(Canadian To Open Soon
IPress) -opposition Leader R. B. Ben- !
nett urged Canadians in an address i
At edi a o tonight to "bring all the pressure in i e IeSrk
your power" to prevent loss of the
p ~[ British preference through comple-
j~~j1 an ~tion of an Anglo-American trade (iiuiemnO no
Of China W areCoatitteey.en OfUnion
__"It (the preference, which is pref- Phan Picket Line To Stop
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Vacation Plea
Petitioners
Possibility For Extension
Of Turkey Day Respite
Seen In Future Years
Regulation On Cars
Lifted Wednesday

YPSILANTI, Nov. 19.-(P)-Double
trouble came to Henry Traskos, 19,
today.
When he and his brother, Sylvest-
er, returned from hunting in nearby
w soods they found their farm homeI
near Belleville, nine miles southeast
of here, destroyed by fire.
While theywere lookingeover the
ruins a shotgun in Sylvester's hand
was discharged and the pellets struck
Henry in the foot. He was taken to
the University hospital at Ann Arbor.

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Soviet Prepared To Back
Eastern Borders Against
Aggressions Of Fascists
Chiang Challenged
On Nanking Policy
Foreign Minister Yvon Delbos of
France frankly told the Chamber of
Deputies yesterday that the Brussels
Conference had failed in its efforts
to mediate the Chinese-Japanese
War.
From Moscow issued an order by
the commander of the Far Eastern
army declaring that Russia was pre-
pared to defend her Far Eastern
border against "the fascist block."
China's leaders at Nanking were
debating last nightwhether to de-
fend the capital at all costs or, by
voluntary withdrawal as the Jap-
anese approached, to save it from
destruction by warplanes and guns.
Paris
Defending the People's Front gov-
ernment's peace policy from com-
munist attack, Delbos declared the
Conference, even though failing in its
aim, had given concrete proof of the
union of France, Britain and the
United States against the diplomacy!
of "bayonets."
The French Foreign office con-
firmed the fact that Japan had re-
served the right to seize shipments
of arms to China frpm French Indo-
China after they crossed the border.
The use of the French railway into
Yunnan province has been barred to
transport of munitions for China.
Delbos told the deputies that a new
step to end the Oriental War must be
taken "at Geneva," but after leaving
the chamber changed the official)
record to read "at Brussels.",He ex-
plained thiat 'Geneva" was a slip'of
the tongue.
Diplomats said transfer of the
problem to Geneva was entirely pos-
sible if the Brussels Conference defi-'
nitely broke down. The Conference
is in recess until Monday. Should
the question of sanctions against
Japan arise at that time, Italy was
expected to bolt the meeting.
Moscow

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los ules hePrme instr W.L.Resumption Of Work

Mackenzie King) agrees," Bennett
said. "As Canadian electors, you gave G Says Pontiac
him a mandate to wipe out that
agreement with Britain. And do it he Strikers Peril Pacts
will.
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I is not to iate. YouUstir nave
ra chanceto bring all the pressure'
in your power to prevent this act."
Probe Reveals
Strong French
Rightist Groups
ChamberVotes Confidence
In Premier Chautemp's
Leftist Government
PARIS, Nov. 19.-(P)-The People's
Front Government was given an
overwhelming vote of confidence to-
night after Premier Camille Chau-
temps told the Chamber of Deputies
that investigation of secret revolu-
tionary societies had disclosed a sit-
uation of "terrible g'ravity."
The chamber gave the Govern-
ment a vote of 399 to 160 when
Chautemps concluded his speech in
which he pledged the cabinet to pre-
serve "republican order" at home
and defend peace abroad.
Armed mobile guards were sta-
tioned about Government buildings
as police struck at what authori-
ties believed to be a rightist revolu-
tionary committee organized to seize
power and apparently capable of
waging warfare on a nationwide
scale.
The Radical-Socialist Premier said
the Government would ask special,
legislation to reinforce its swift ac-I
G tion against a secret society known
as "Les Cagoulards"-"The Hooded
Ones"-thoughtto beoup. section
of the revolutionary group.
Large stores of arms and ammuni-
tion, including anti-aircraft, anti-
tank and even field guns, were dis-
covered by police in a series of raids
throughout the country. The Gov-
ernment was making every effort to
uncover the financial and political
'backers of the organization.
State Attacks

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AKRON, O., Nov. 19.-(P-C. C Refusing to grant a petition to ex- Business Ailded
Slusser, vice-president of Goodyear tend the Thanksgiving vacation over
Tire & Rubber Co.. said tonight that Friday and Saturday, the Conference ByCo m ettio
the three plants closed by a sit-down of Deans in a special meeting yester- ')
strike would reopen Monday "for day declared that it was undesirable yo
those who want to work in spite of to rearrange the University calendar Auditors e a r
hell or high water." "at such short notice."
A sit-down, in protest against in future years an extended
scheduled lay-offs, made 12,000 idle Thanksgiving vacation may be grant- Chicago Professor Urges
today when the Goodyear plants ed, however, since the Deans' Con- That Accountants Show
shut down. ference reported that it would re-
Reports of the planned re-opening quest the University Council to con- Regulation Is Ne edless
brought from several shop commit-' sider the matter in arranging the
teemen, who refused to give their calendar for the next 10 years. Competition, still the foundation of
names, the comment that a picket The petition was discussed with the American business policy, has re-
line would be thrown around the deans yesterday by the committee stricted government inroads into in-
plants in the next 24 hours, and that backing the request. The commit- dustry, Corwin D. Edwards of Wash-
preparations were under way to pre- tee consisted of Harriet Shackleton, ington, D. C. told 200 members of
vent resumption of work. '38, Frederick Geib, '38F&C, Robert the Michigan Assochtion of Certified
Sixty city police were on duty atM ' '3 Public Accountants here yesterday.
the plant tonight. They refused to he University automobile regula- "Both business and government
allow workers to take food into the fron will be lifted for the vacation have learned something from the ex-
plants. from 12 p.m. on Wednesday of next
plants.week until 8 a.m. Friday, the Dean peience of the NRA so that no pro-
When Slusser announced the back- of Students office announced. All posal to restrict competition has re-
to-work plans, he relented in an ceived serious public consideration
earlier decision to bar from the cars brought into Ann Arbor for the since then," he said.
plants any workers attempting to re- before driving permission is with- Prof. Howard C. Greer of the Uni-
lieve strikers. He said the ban on d versity of Chicago and Grant Chan-
admittance would apply to only dler, also of Chicago, urged the or-
those workers who attempted to en- The statement made by the Con- ganization to adopt a set of specific
ter at times other than the hours of ference of Deans refusing the peti- accounting principles.
shift changes. Earlier, Sisser had tion reads: "You must foster continued dis-
said "no more men will be allowed "The Conference of the Deans re- cussion of standardized accounting
to enter the plant-not even at gun grets that it is impossible to accede principles to establish the profession
point." to the petition for an extension of on an even firmer basis than it is
James P. Miller, regional director the Thanksgiving Day recess because now," Professor Greer urged. "Thus,
for the national labor relation board of the undesirability of rearranging when you reach a solution, you can
at Cleveland, traveled here from To- at such short notice the calendar show that accountants need no gov-
ledo tonight to investigate condi- for the University year in accordance ernment regulation."
ed tionights.o investigate condi- with which the work of the year has "And let us not be unmindful of
tions. been planned. The question of the "th e t thata e uai d ul o
arrangement of the calendar for the tfactitg a detailed regulation
30?next ten years, however, is now be- of accounting and accounting policies
jfore the University Council for deter- cmes dangerously close to the finan-
PONTIAC. Nov. 19.-()-General mination and the Deans' Conference operative functions of man-
Motors Corporation warned defiant will request that the matter be given agement," Mr. Chandler added.
sit-down strikers in its Fisher Body consideration." As a remedy to many taxpayers'
plant here tonight that their action __errors in income tax returns, George
may "make agreements valueless and W. Morris of Washington, D. C. sug-
collective bargaining impossible in 11 ) Wf I gested that the public confide more
practice." R olian is ori min tax advisers. Through them, he
The strikers, defying both man- claimed, written records could be
union, held the plant for the third ue i..l'eu e e ment at a later date questioned pay-
night in protest against the com- ments.
pany's intent to dismiss four union By Lafourcade "Much of the fear that the Securities
men it held responsible for an earlier and Exchange Commission placed too
strike. As a result nearly 15,000 much responsibility on those who is-
workers were idle. Buffalo Professor Speaks sued and sold securities has been dis-
William S. Knudsen, G.M. president Speakspelled by the Commission's sincerity,"
who conducted negotiations that set- On 'Roman FeuVe, And Mr. Chandler said.
tied widespread strikes last winter, Opens French Lectures Te conference was the thirteenth
sounded the corporation's warning annual meeting sponsored jointly by
in a statement. He said the corpora- Romain Rolland is the father ofa the accountants and the School of
tion "finds itself in the position of "RomanRoleie aterfh Business Administration.
the "Roman Fleuve," or novel pub-
being held up in the plant opera- lished in sequel form, Prof. Georges
tions by a minority of the employes Lafourcade of the University of Buf-
in he lan reusig t reognze hefalo, said yesterday at the opening I~ o TIak
eting pagreem e and openly defy- of the Cerce Francais French lecture ute T
ing the officers of their own union.
International officers of the United series in the Romance Languages
Automobile Workers, who called the auditorium.As F
strike "unauthorized" and refused Rolland's idea of a series of novels _ _
the strikers financial aid, moved to presenting in unified form the life of , ,
lay the dispute before the National a hero or group of heroes with the 'Today's Roundtable Topic
(continued on Page 6) social and political background of a Is 'Success-For What,,
period was the starting point of the _
STUDENTS GET WT'A $50,000 genre developed subsequently by "
LANING Nv. 9.(IP---LoisRoger Matin du Gai'd, Nobel prz "Succss-For What?" will be the
LANSING, Nov. 19.-(s)-Louis o er, who w rd, "Les T prize ubjct of a talk by Prof. Wesley H.
M. Nims, WPA administrator for wmner, who wrote 'Les Thibault." Maurer of the journalism department
Michigan, said today that 7,183 stu- Rolland had a large school of imi- at the second session of the Freshman
dents in Michigan colleges and high tators, Professor Lafourcade said, but Roundtable conferences at 9:30 a.m.
schools received $50,394 last month of all du Gard stands closest to him. tomorrow in the Union.
under a WPA-financed student aid Many characters in his books are The program of the conferences will
program.parallel to those of Rolland, each follow the procedure of last Sundays
character summing up the spiritual session. The talk by Professor Maurer
~-1* tendency either typical of the period will be followed by discussions in
Speakers Give or permanent in the race or nation. whichbthe first year students and
The last three volumes of "Les upperclassmen advisers will partici-
ewA t Dt Thibault," written in the summer of pate. The Roundtable discussions
7 ews At e C e1914, are very different from the pre- are sponsored by the Student Re-
ceding ones, Professor Lafourcade ligious Association and will continue
for putting labor on the front pages said. Daily events are seen through every Sunday through Dec. 12.
fr uAtg le newsp ters.ontpas dthe eyes of the main character, so "The purpose of thesFreshman
that sinetesmeaf13,idh that the diplomatic and social his- Roundtables is to consider those
midst of the presidential min tory is made as interesting and life- problems vital to freshman men and
the defeated party tried to win labor like as a novel. The author received women and to give the members of
votes from the democratic party by the Nobel Prize because of the book's the class of '41 a better opportunity
an "open, front page appeal." probable influence on the minds of to meet each other and upper class-
Hartung showed the growth of future statesmen and even future men," Clarenge Kresin, '38, chairman
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Gargoyle's Models Enter Wolverines Hope For 5th
Politics; Chosen By Ballot Victory Over Schmidt's
Democratic representation has Strong Buckeye Eleven
come to the Gargoyle fashion page.
Arbitrary selection of the women Nine Seniors Play
who grace the Garg pages has come
to an end. Beginning with the Nov. Last Game Today
23 issue, all women appearing in the!
fashion pictures will be selected by YIRVIN LISAGOR
ballot in their dormitories.
(Daily Sports Editor)
A "Gargoyle Fashion Ballot" is Investigations, insinuations and in-
passed out to each girl who nominates nuendoes directed at a suspected
the "most attractive girl in her dormi- football "situation" here can wait as
itory," with the understanding that far as more than 70,000 grid en-
"this is not a beauty contest," and thusiasts are concerned. For Ohio
the girl receiving the most votes be- State's Buckeyes and Michigan's Wol-
comes the Gargoyle Woman of the verines square off in the season's cli-
Month. mactic battle this afternoon in the
Michigan Stadium, in the 34th re-
newal of a rivalry as bitterly con-
Congress Gets tested as any on the autumn calendar.
Unless complacent skies suddenly
C roControl turn wrathful and mar the almost
perfect football
setting, the at-
Plan Moendaytending multitude
'Ma may exceed 80,000
the largest crowd
since the same two
RFC Prepared To Assistseensmetwn
:elevens met here in
Building Corporations In 1933, when the
H IWolverines last de-
Home Investments feated their Ohio
)dversaries.
Farm legislation, with economic On form alone,
trimmings, was virtually ready in the Buckeyes cal-
Washington last night, to provide culate to end
the idle and restless Congress with Michigan's four-
the Special Session's first real task. FARMER game winning
The Agriculture Committees of both streak thus far this season without
House reported progress while the excessive effort. Their record sug-
Senate listened to the soprano cad- gests a certain superiority, and they
ences of its first feminine filibuster are still a mathematical possibility
and promised to have crop control for the Big Ten title. A fast, ver-
bills ready for consideration Monday. satile backfield, equipped with Coach
The Reconstruction Finance Cor- Schmidt's intricate offensive pistols
poration, it was learned yesterday, and protected by linemen as puissant
is prepared to invest dollar for dollar as they are touted, presumably pro-
with building material companies and vides the margin between the two
other business interests in the capital teams.
of giant home-building and-financing But not only does form often go
associations. These associations would haywire in these Mihgan-Ohio
be authorized to sell bonds or deb- State encounters, but this Wolverine
entures guaranteed by the Federal team will offer more than a passive
Housing Administration to raise ad- resistance. Since the Minnesota
ditional millions for the mass pro- swamping, the Varsity has stirred
duction of low rent homes and apart- from its defeatist funk and man-
ments. aged to acquire four consecutive wins.
The prevalent economy impulse True, three of them have been of the
bobbed up in the agriculture com- skin-of-teeth variety, and the other
mittees in both houses during the a struggle in ankle deep mud. Yet,
day, to write a $500,000,000 limitation victory alone has wrought great men-
upon the cost of the program and tal benefits which will undoubtedly
veto proposals that the old process- accrue to Michigan's advantage.
ing taxes be revived to finance it in In the Wolverine line will be an
part. already appointed all-star, Ralph
In addition, the foreign situation Heikkinen, "vest-pocket" guard who
provided material for 'oratory. Sen- gained All-Confer-
ator Nye (Rep., N.D.) announced a ence recognition
meeting of interested senators for yesterday. "Heik's"
next week to consider drafting leg- undemonstrative,
islation to compel President Roose- though aggressive,
velt to apply the Neutrality Act to performance may
the Sino-Japanese hostilities, serve to lift his
RFC Proposes To Aid Housing mates to the emo-
tional zenith thet
As officially outlined, the proposal coaches deem ne-
of the Reconstruction Finance Cor- cessary for success
poration with private industry in today.
housing projects involves modifi- In its usual Fri-
cation by Congress of legislation day tapering ses
passed several years ago authoriz- ,t.s
ing the establishment of national revealedthamentalt RITCHIE
mortgage sedge which heartened Coach Harry
None of these associations ever has Kipke no end. The undercurrent of
been formed, and the new legislation rumors and accusations has left the
would be designed in part to over- squad entirely unaffected. The only
come private capital's objections to disturbing note was. Fred Janke's
going into them. knee injury. The big tackle, a vital
link in the Wolverine line, wifl defi-
nitely not start and may see only
16 Reported Dead litle service
Reel A Raid In Dearborn yesterday, where the
In Rebel Air (continued on Page 3)
MADRID, Nov. 19.--WP) - The'
Ministry of Defense announced to- H osiers i t
night that 16 persons were killed and M h
37 wounded in an Insurgent air raid 1 ichigan Ban
on Bujaraloz, 37 miles southeast of
Zaragoza.,' Brewers Act To Forestall
The Insuregnts, it said, took ad- Ceck On Indiana sBeer
vantage of a break in the weather to ' Check On Indiana Beer

return to air operations. LANSING, Nov. 19.-VP)-Harry H.
Three persons were wounded in an Mead, of Detroit, attorney for Indiana
Insurgent raid on Sarinena. brewery interests, presented a com-
Government troops in the Aragon promise proposal today which the In-
sector machine-gunned enemy troop diana brewers believe will forestall
concentrations. The Ministry re- a threat to ban Hoosier beer from
ported the firing caused munition this State.
explosions with undertermined cas- The Michigan Liquor Control Com-
ualties. mission has stated it would place
Valencia suffered considerable an embargo on all beer made in In-
property damage in a hurricane but diana uness that state wiped a law
no casualties were reported. Ship- from its liquor code which Michigan
ping was endangered, while in the believes to be discriminatory against
city buildings were unroofed and Michigan-made beer.

"We declare before the whole So-
viet people," said order No. 330 is- Social Disease
sued by Marshal Vassily K. Bluecher, S
"that the Far Eastern army and Pa-
cific fleet will not allow the fascist LANSING, Nov. 19.-(AP) -The
bloc to violate a single inch of the State Health Department instituted
Far Eastern border." new rules and regulations for the
(The Far Eastern Army is sta- control of venereal diseases today.
te ar Est er Am is u- Dr. C. C. Slemons, State Health
tioned along the Siberia-Manchou-r Commissioner, said the regulations,
said recently by foreign observers in 1 chohe
Tokyo to have from 500,000 to 600,000: State Council of Health, have a
men concentrated.) three-fold aim:
1. To determine the prevalence of
The order, published in the news- these diseases.
paper Pacific Star at Khabarovsk 2. To provide adequate curative
Nov. 7, said: treatment.
The order repeated the assertion 3. To prevent communication of in-
frequently made by Klementi K. fection.
Voroshiloff, Commissar of War and Dr. Slemons said the regulations,
Navy, that "the Soviet Union is fol- effective immediately, require physi-
lowing an unswerving policy of cians to report all veneral disease
peace" but "if compelled to abandon cases. This information will provide
our peaceful work for war we would a basis for assuring continuance of
carry it beyond the frontiers of the medical care as long as it is neces-j
socialist fatherland." sary, the Commissioner explained.1
Shangha CIO And AFL
In Nanking, Generalissimo Chiang
Kai-Shek and his military associates '*
were understood to favor defense of Con11 ct1ng t
the city at all costs, but a grouigg
faction advocated withdrawal before
the Japanese arrived. i A young CIO organizer placed faith
This discussion delayed official an-;i his organization to live for a long
thunement Jof tse rremoal fatn time by virtue of its internal policies,
nouncement of the removal of the while a long standing leader of the
government from Nanking. Americanwhlat loAFL stadingd eaheCOoldh
and other foreign diplomats held up1 state AFL predicted the CIO would
pans e for eacutinipendms uhfall by the wayside in a short time,
plans for evacuation pending such last night in a debate before more
announcement, which officials indi- tiagn 100 people in Unity Hall at
cated might not come for some days. IState and Huron Streets.y
Japanese asserted their legions BeStat e ironudiees n
drew closer to Nanking as hammer pBefore their audience last night
blows against China's "Hindenburg appeared John Reid, state secretary
Line" weakened that defense systemd of the AUL, and Frank Hartung, a
some 50 miles west of Shanghai but graduate of the University and or-
approximately 125 miles from Nan- ganizer in the West Side local of
king., the United Automobile Workers of
k aeng.p e America, who replaced Walter Reu-
A Japanese army was reported ther, president of that local, at the
within three miles of Soochow and last minute.
preparing for an assault on that cen- Prof. William Haber of the eco-
tral strongpoint. Kashing, 35 miles nomics department was called away
to the southeast. was already in Jap- to Boston and instead Prof. John
anese hands and its defenders in F. Shepard of the psychology de-
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American industry from small scale,
"horse and buggy days" to the mod-
ern large scale mass production sys-
tem. "Together with this develop-
ment," he pointed out, "employers as-
sociations grew, but the craft unions
did not change fundamentally."
In addition the, nature of work in
the industry was changed resulting
v in fewer skills, Hartung said, neces-
sitating "a more unified and militant
form of labor organization to meet
the powerful employers' associations."
Hartung said that the internal pol-
icy of the unions under the type of

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Co-Op Society Holds
Forum Tomorrow
The Ann Arbor Co-operative So-
ciety will hold a membership meet-
ing at Lane Hall at 3:30 p.m. tomor-
row. Prof. Robert B. Angell of the
sociology department will preside at
a forum which has for its theme,
"Counting Our Blessings, One By

o the Studtentc ommittee on Relig-
ious Education, said yesterday.
More than a hundred first year
students participated in the first
session of the conferences last Sun-
day when Prof. Howard M. McClusky
of the education school spoke on
"Personality."
Ku Klux Klan Plans Meet
For 10,000 At Detroit
TOLEDO, Ohio., Nov. 19.-(IP)-

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