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The Weather
Cloudy, possibly 'rain turning
to snow tonight or tomorrow.


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The Student
Senate ...
Brazil's Bloodless
Coup d' Eta ...



CIO Officials
Fear Violence
Strike Of UAW Against
Ford's St. Lois Branch
Causes Grave Situation
Union Asks Senate
To Send Observer
ST. LOUIS, Nov. 27.-(P)-Fear of
violence in the United Automobile
Workers' strike against the Ford Mo-
tor Company was voiced today by an
attorney for the company and by
representatives of the CIO union.
Dan Bartlett, lawyer for Ford, told
Circuit Judge Robert J. Kirkwood
bloodshed was likely if the court did
not issue an injunction to restrain
mass picketing at the St. Louis as-
sembly plant. The judge, however,
declined to take immediate action.
Ask 'Impartial Observer'
At the request of strike leaders,
Richard Frankensteen, UAWA inter-
national vice-president at Detroit,
telegraphed the Senate Civil Liberties
Committee and asked that an "im-
partial observer" be'sent to St. Louis.
Absence of committee members held
up action on the request in Wash-
Delmond Garst, regional director
for the CIO affiliate, said he had in-
formed Frankensteen, that violence
was possible "because they (Ford)
have brought in so many people that
we can expect anything, not neces-
sarily at the plant but at the homes
of our members."
The union called the.strike Wed-
nesday after charging the company
refused to bargain collectively, dis-
criminated against union members,
forced employes to sign "loyalty
pledges," and fostered a company
The Ford injunction suit, filed the
day the strike was called, charged 29
individual defendants with conspir-
acy to interfere with and damage the
company's business. It contended
they were responsible for mass picket-
ing at the plant and "intimidation"
of Ford employes.
Pt Have Control
Judge Kirkwood, in postponing a
hearing on the suit until next Fr
day, because all defendants had not
been served, commented that police
were in charge of the situation.
"You attorneys," he told Bartlett'
"come into court perspiring and de-
manding action, but my experience
is that these labor troubles quiet
The plant, which operated Wednes-
day and again Friday after the inter-
vening Thanksgiving holiday, was
closed today and will be shut down
again tomorrow. Milton N. Johnson,
the manager, has said operations
would be resumed Monday.
William Kimberling, prsident of
the UAWA's Ford local, aid mass
picketing would be resumed Monday.
Members of sympathetic CIO unions
have been prominent on the picket
CIO Seeks Safe Peace
WASHINGTON, Nov. 27.-()-
John Brophy, director of the Com-
mittee for Industrial Organization,
told a national unitydconference of
furniture workers today that 010
would not accept a peace with the
American Federation of Labor "that
means death."
"Any peace we make," said Brophy,
"must be made between equals, and
must provide protection for the 4,-
000,000 workers now enrolled in the
Conferences between representa-
tives of the two rival labor organiza-

tions in an effort to bring about unity
in the ranks of labor will be resumed
in Washington on Monday.
'40E Officers
Are Appointed
Class Dues To Be Collected
Throughout Week
Committees for the sophomore
class of the engineering school were
announced yesterday by Matthew
Rea, president, John Rane, vice-pres-
ident and Ken Myer, secretary.
Members of the executive commit-
tee are Bob Smith, chairman, Jim
Willo, Jay W. Johnson, Howard Awig
and Bob Brown.
The finance committee, headed by
Chandler Pinney, includes Tom Jes-
ter, Harry P. Swarthout, Larry Rinek
and Harry Fischer.

State's New Prison System May
Serve As Model, Prof. Wood Says

Pucksters Nip
Ontario Team


Here Tomorrow

Chinese Asserts
Nippon Boycott
Would Succeed

New Department Places
State Penal System In
Single Administration
The Department of Correction, or-
ganized by the Michigan legislature
in its last session, will revise the penal
system of the State and may serve as
a model for such reform in other
states, Prof. Arthur E. 'Wood of the
sociology department, research ad-
viser of the new department, said
The new department puts the en-
tire state penal system under one
administrative set-up, coordinating
the fields of prison management, pro-
bation and parole. It provides a sci-
entific staff for each of these fields
and centralizes them under a central
board which can supervise work being
done and establish a long-term policy
for the whole penal field. It opens
the way for more adequate facilities
for field work in probation and pa-
The department was established to
clean up the old situation in the
fields of prison management and the
administration of paroles and proba-
tions. These had for years been
largely political and full of ineffi-
ciency, Professor Wood said, with the
leaders changing with .every change
in party power. The result was in-
efficiency in the administration of
probations and a lack of a continuous,
well-planned system of management
of prisons.
In the fall of last year Governor
Murphy established a penal commis-

sion to set up a program for reform.
Prof. Burke Shartel of the Law School'
and Professor Wood were appointed
from the University, while Caroline
Parker of Detroit was made chair-'
man. Messrs. Fred Johnson, Thomas
Koefgen, former prison commissioner,i
and Hilmer Gallein, present head of
the corrections department, were on
the board.
This commission planned the pres-
ent department, and its bill was
passed with little amendment at theI
last session of the Legislature. Gal-i
lein was appointed to head the new
department, and Professor Wood was
made research adviser. New officials,
including new prison wardens, have
been appointed by the Governor
throughout the system.
So far the system has shown great
promise, Professor Wood declared.
The Civil Service has brought the
merit system to the prisons, and there
has been a reorganization of the sta-
tistical and prisoner classification
departments. Facilities for psychi-
atric and social service have been
established, and the organization of
the field branches of the probation
system have been developed. The
outlook, he said, is the best in the
past 20 years.
Civil service will be a big factor
in making the new set-up a success,
Professor Wood explained, because
the department has been designed
under the view that penal adminis-
tration is of vital importance to com-
bating crime. Appointments by merit
are expected to help place efficient,
well-trained men in charge of this
part of the system.

In First Game
Spike James And 'Smack'
Allen Turn In Stellar
Performances In Rink
Packed House Sees
Stirring 3-0 Victory'
(Daily Spoxts Editor)
Michigan's scrappy hockey six pried
the winter sports season open last'
night at -the Coliseum by handily
trimming the University of Western
Ontario, 3 to 0, but the story of
the affair lay in the uncovering of
several recruits who promise to make
Coach Eddie Lowrey's contingent in-
teresting, as well as successful, this
Veteran Gib James, of course,
sparked the Wolverine attack by scor-
ing two goals, John Fabello played his
usual steady, resourceful game at the
other wing and the senior defense
pair bumped and checked most of the!
Canadians' serious threats.
Young James Shines
But it was Eldon (Spike) James,
Gib's kid brother in the nets, and Ed-
win (Smack) Allen, burly center,
who in their initial collegiate effort
-comported themselves like experi-I
enced puckmen and constantly drew
the plaudits of the capacity crowd.
Impressive, too, was the second
line which featured two other rook-
ies, Everett Doran, center, and Les
Hillberg, wingman, who teamed with
Ed Chase to offer succulent relief to
the regular forwards. Doran dis-
played a measure of brilliance as he
slapped home the first goal of the

Fritz Kreisler
To Play Herej
In 4th Concert'
Austrian Violinist Appears
Tomorrow; Studied As
Youth In Vienna, Paris
Fritz Kreisler, distingushed Aus-
trian violinist, with Carl Lamson at i
the piano, will give the fourth pro-
gram in this season's Choral Union l
Concert Series at 8:30 p.m. tomorrow1
in Hill Auditorium.
Kreisler is a living refutation of
the theory that child prodigies rarely
fulfill their early promise in ma-
turity. His interest in the violin be-,
gan almost with speech. At seven he
appeared in concert in Vienna and
entered the Vienna Conservatory the
same year, disregarding all age re-j

A successful boycott of many na-
tions against Japan could reduce that
nation to impotence within 10
ionths, Dr. Tuan-Sheng Chien, pro-
fessor of political science at the Na-
tional University in Peking, declared
in a talk before the Chinese Students:
Club yesterday in the Union.
Such a boycott as Dr. Chien en-
visaged would include not only the
basic silk trade but "non-intercourse"
in other commodities which could be
used either for war or ordinary trade.
Dr. Chien, who will make another
address before the Liberal Students
Union at 7:30 p.m. tonight in the
Unitarian Church, is visiting in the
United States, having come from
China only a short time ago.
For the greater part of his talk
Dr. Chien, a student in the Univer-
sity Summer Session in 1920. con-
fined himself to an exposition of the
origin of the present war in the Far
"The origin of the war dates far
back," he said, "and has its root in
the fundamentalacharacter of the
Japanese. They have always been an
expanding and warlike people."
After internal stability is attained
they must engage themselves in warsl
(Continued on Page 3)I
Varied Topics
feature Local
Sermons Today
Methodists Begin Series
Of Christmas Services
With.Music, Decoration
Christmas preparations will form
the theme of the First Methodist
Church for the next four Sundays.
Decorations and music will be in
keeping with that idea and informal
group singing of Christmas songs will
feature each service of worship.
For today's sermon, at 10:40 a.m.,
Dr. Charles W. Brashares, in con-
sideration of the book "The Kingdom
of God in America" by H. Richard
Niebuhr, has chosen as his subject
"Your Leader." The choir. directedl
by Prof. Palmer Christian of the mu-
sic "school, will sing "There Shall a
Star Come Forth" by Mendelssohn.
Mr. Hardin Van Deursen, of the mu-
sic school, will sing the "Recitative
and Aria" from the Messiah by Han-

Japan Warned
ByU. S.Against
Violating Open
Door In China
Washington Is Contacting
Other Powers On Chinese
Trade System, Hull Says
British Also Ready
To Protest Changnes

Julien Bryan
To Speak Here
On Wednesday
'March Of Time' Reporter
To Show Japan Movies
For LocalSpeech Series
Julian Bryan, roving camera re-
porter of "The March of Time," will'
speak and show motion pictures on
"Japan" in the second program of
the Oratorical Association Course at
8:15 p.m. Wednesday'in Hill Auditor-'
During his career as a news cam-
eraman Bryan has filmed reels of
history in the making in Russia,
Manchukuo, Japan, China and Cen-
tral Europe. For the past eight years

Seek Charges
Against French
-u -u l r'

w oode tMakes 21 Saves quirements. The gold medal for
The younger James, showing rare violin playing was his three years
possessiveness for a sophomore, later and he went to Paris having
thwarted 21 attempts upon the netted learned virtually all Vienna could
efense Counsel Makes fortress which he guarded. When the offer. Here his career began.
Request For A Formal going got really tough, and the On- Of him these things are true: he
T al Of Arrested Men tarioans swarmed desperately down once gave up his violin entirely and
en masse, Spike just sat down on planned to become a physician-he is
. the rubber disk until the referee had a voracious reader and travels with a
PARIS, Nov. 27-UP)-The Minister routed the ganged opponents. Twice, small library-he haunts book auc-
of Justice was asked today formally this procedure provoked the visitors tions with the hope of picking up
to charge persons arrested in the into claiming goals, but to no avail. 15th century manuscripts-he is
IReplacing last year's catian
government's investigatjn of a wide- current member "of aptain and married to an American woman, and
curntmmer'fthe Chicago i(Continued on Page 2)
spread revolutionary movement with Blackhawks cast, Vic Heyliger, is a -
"plotting against the safety of the man-sized job. But Allen, bearing'
state.". the apt nickname, "Smack," looked FraA l,
The request, made by attorneys like the man last night. The carrot- Fanco Axs<s
tfor the men who are now charged topped center rode hard and vicious-
f ly across the treacherous Coliseum
eiit laa~tr Qt rncacnnn':e- _, r--_---_-- '-__ --- -_ FatrlSurrender lQ~


WASHINGTON, Nov. 27.--()-
Secretary Hull, concerned for the fu-
ture of China's commercial "open
door," warned Japan today that the
United States could not look with
equanamity on any attempt to tam-
per with the Chinese maritime cus-
toms system.
Acting on his instructions, Amer-
ican Ambassador Joseph C. Grew for-
mally notified the Tokyo Foreign
Office that the American government
would be "very much concerned' 'if
the Japanese conquerors of Shang-
hai and other parts of Chint dis-
turbed the integrity of the Chinese
customs service.
Consulting Other Powers
The secretary of state, in making
this known at his press conference,
announced also that the state de-
partmentwa maintaining close con-
tact on the subject with other gov-
ernments, some of whom, notably
Great Britain, have lodged similar
representations with the Japanese
Whether Washington and the other
protesting powers contemplate fur-
ther action with respect to the cus-
toms situation was not made known.
But officials here did not attempt to
disguise their growing anxiety over
the possible consequences to Amer-
ican trade and financial investments
in China if the customs ports were
Uppermost in their calculations was
the question whether such big ship-
ping centers as Shanghai and other
coastal cities might be treated like
the interior Chinese customs depots
which were taken over in the Jap-
anese conquest of Manchuria in 1932-
Make& umaU Sine'~
Since then, trade authorities said,
American. and other foreign export-
ers have been able to enter the Man-
churfan market only with the small
categories of goods Japan was un-
able to supply.
. Approximately 55 per cent of
America's annual exports to China
proper, amounting in 1936 to about
$47,000,000, move through the Shang-
hai customs.
Britain Also Uneasy
LONDON, Nov. 27.-UP)--Great
Britain today ordered her ambassador
to Tokyo to inform Japan that Brit-
ain insisted on being consulted before
any changes were made in the Chi-
nese maritime customs.
As British anxiety shifted from Eu-
rope to the Orient, some quarters
suggested recent Japanese moves to
take over the government of con-
quered Shanghai might lead Britain
again to try to bring the United
1 States into a joint British-French-
American program.
The British instructions to Sir Ro-
bert Craigie, the Tokyo ambassador,
came almost on the eve of an Anglo-
French conference on the interna-
tional situation.
It was understood the threat to
Anglo-French interests in the Shang-
hai international settlement might
overshadow European affairs in the
talks between Prime Minister Neville
Chamberlain and French Premier
Camille Chautemps.
Official British quarters said the
United States would be "advised
fully" on anything it wants to know
about the Anglo-French talks.



he has brought back pictorial recordsIwithmaiefactorsand possessiono f ice, and if anyone was brash enough J v L %A'K J.'At 6 p.m., Dr. E. W. Doty, of the
of the great events of European post- arms, was designed to bring the plot to doubt his intentions Smack didn't! -music school, will address the Wes-
war transition. The last year he has to trial before juries or even the sen- bother to stop and explain. While leyan Guild meeting on the subject
spent in the Far East, gathering the ate. The attorneys said the accusedIlacking Heyliger's finesse as a stick "Music and Worship."
material for the present lecture series. tthandler, he measures up in aggres- General Offensive Dr Le d A P
Bryan is one of the few cameramen! siveness and spirit, and appears to Congregational Church, will preach
to have been successful in breaking justice than if tried on the lesser! work well with the polished Gibber. HENDAYE, Franco-Spanish Fron- i the sermon "Nothing Ever Happens
the photo censorship of such nations j charge in courts without juries. Game Is Rough
as Soviet Russia and Japan. He has Amon those held by police are The game was roughly contested,; tier, Nov. 27.-UP)--Spanish Insur- Here," at 10:45 a.m. A guest speak-
mmade a number of pictures previously and although on several occasions gent advices said tonight that Gen- er, Mr. Tsu-ying Hu, will speak to
maeanme fpcue rvosyEugent Deloncle, described as head (otne nPg )eaism rnic rnohdsn the Student Fellowship at 6 p.m. on
the reoutoayomtteen_-_ "The Christian Youth Movement in
thought unobtainable. Every year of eu revolution aryecomitee; Gent.ud----g------s-m-Frn-----a----dset-he--t elow pat p
has brought out new pictures of the eral Edouard Duseigneur, retired the Government an ultimatum de- China." Dr. Hu is principal of the
great Russian social experiment. aviation chief of staff and said torHillels Open House manding unconditional surrender be- laret elementary schlin Shang-
The Japanest films whch he will , fore Dec. 5.
show here have been taken over a org hoo vstOHear Dorr, Fram The advices said Franco threat- "The Ideals of God" will be the
period of several years and will pre- tors he was allied with Duseigneur Iened to launch a general drive, ready'topic of Dr. W. P. Lemon for the
sent a record of the development of Itoorc he was alled.withaDuseigneu
t arsenr-d ayJapanesempirein a "union of committees for defense Rabbi Leon Fram of Detroit and since Nov. 10, if the Government re- 10:45 a.m. service of the First Pres-
which the speaker will interpret in against a Communist putsch.". Prof. H. M. Dorr of the political sci- fused to accept his terms. byterian Church. The choir, under
his lecture Police disclosed that some of the ence department will be the speakers Although the Insurgent Generalis- (Continued on Page 2)
arms seized in the investigation had at an open house at the Hillel Foun- simo declared yesterday that he
A been stolen from French army arsen- dation tomorrow afternon and night. would accept no armistice or com-
Galens' Annual als. Arms enough to equip a small The program is sponsored in coopera- promise, authoritative sources .said Suit Brought
army of shock troops have been un- tion with the Women's Auxiliary of he had accorded a 25-day delay of
Sive Tocovered in the series of raids growing the Detroit B'nai B'rith. his offensive in the hope that Gov- Against Union
D rive To Open out of investigation of a secret organ- A reception will be held at 3 p.m. ernment capitulation might spare
ization known as "The Hooded Ones."' which 200 visitors from Detroit are' many lives. -
9thTagDay oBeHeld SureteNationaleagents considered expected to attend. Professor Dorr, The nature of the Government Brey ound
9th Tag Day To Be Held "The Hooded Ones" but a section of speaking on "Why Are You In Col- reply, if any, was not known, but
Wednesday, Thursday the "Comite Secret D'Action Revol- lege?" will lead the open forum at the advices indicated there was little
utionnaire" which was planning to' 8 p.m. chance Franco's demands would be Charges R.R. Brotherhood
Galens, upperclass medical society, overthrow the government and es- Samuel Grant, '40, vice-president met. A general offensive was expect- Called Drivers' Strike
will hold its ninth annual Christmas tablish a dictatorship under a re- of Hillel, and Clara Hurwitz of De- ed to begin next week on several
tag-day drive for the benefit of Uni- stored monarchy. troit arranged the program. fronts. To Hurt Bus Business
versity hospital children Wednesday1-
and Thursday on the campus and in CLEVELAND, Nov. 27.-(/P)-Nine
thR downtownareaiegula ons Greyhound Bus lines in a $6,300,000
yestrda byRobrt G Caney '3 It~~4U U2 Jf(tIUJIIL 25I iI damage suit today charged the Bro-
More than 3,000 children benefit ' therhood of Railroad Trainmen
from the proceeds of the drive which' l) called the 16-state bus drivers' strike
are used to sponsor a Christmas partyl'aus d B us n s ecln eterson S s to divert traffic to railroads.
o= M Cused BuiesDecline Ptro Says I"htsamoecrn,
and a host of other projects including
two workshops with instructors, a! ___._R__rveyasissreen,"___ _red
rotating library, bi-weekly moving IS. R. Harvey, assistant president of
pictr, ran a By S. R. KLEIMAN spending, speculation in inventories market restrictions enforced by the the union.
for group story-telling and instruc- Failure on the part of the Roose- and the exaggerated stock-market Security and Exchange Commission, "There are no conflicting interests
tion, the latter an innovation this velt administration to promote bus- slump are factors in the present in- Professor Peterson believes they have whatever between drivers and rail
year. iness confidence was criticized yester- dustrial recession, it would be sound been worthwhile, but he pointed out road men in the Brotherhood. In
From the time of its inception in day by Prof. Shorey Peterson of the statesmanship to accord more at- that "they certainly did not prevent Chicago alone at least seven chair
1914 Galens has taken upon itself the! economics department, who called tention to the views of business. "As the present decline on the exchange." men of railroad organizations ar-
responsibility of providing entertain- the unpredictability of government long as we have private enterprise the present ecnsth n excae actively working with the bus strik
ment for the hospital children, how- regulation of industry one of the we must make business men reason- Does the present recession indicatecommittee."
ever, it was not until 1928 that the factors behind the present business ably sure in their expectations, re- thgravated is theo beginning ofw an agPro- Meanwhile, Greyhound service re
ever, it was not until If t g~~~~arding the futuire. Igaae cnmcbekon r- Mawie ryon evc e
tag sale was initiated. In nine years recession. g i the fessor Peterson does not believe so. He mained paralyzed at Philadelphia
of tag sales more than $10,000 has "While business has undoubtedly nThis is particularly true since there are many reassur- Seven of eight lines running through
been realized. I exaggerated its fears of the New nes sc a s l in cos! ing elements in the present situation. Newark, N.J., suspended operations
Deal policies, it is nevertheless my ln sc sud we i-oThe New England Greyhound line
t t iee th The banking system is not ove


e First Of Union
if Forums Toda
Prof. Preuss Will Speak
On Nazi Germany
e The first of the fall series of the
Union forums will be held at 4:45
p.m. today in the small ballroom of
the Union, with Prof. Lawrence
h Preuss of the political science depart-
. ment speaking on "Germany and the
e National Socialist State."
1. The fall series, which is being
s planned by James Hollinshead, '39,
of the Union executive council, has
0 as its general topic, "Political Prob-
f lems of the Day."
n in npn Ra nf 'orae 7nm-

Prof. Parker To Lead
Third Freshinan Forum
The third in a series of Freshmen
Roundtables will take place at 9:30

belief that the Roosevelt administra-' fairly distant future."
tion and liberals in general have notfimesatftheA s ,
recognized with sufficient clarity that Some action by the Administration,
unless we aire willing to have the whether it is through revising taxes,
unles w ar wilmgto avethechanging the attitude toward the
government take over business en- power industry, or some other means
tirely. conditions must be maintainedp...e

extended; interest rates are low; there
is no top-heavy structure of broker's
loans in the security markets; no
sign as yet of any marked overde-!
velopment in the capital goods in-'
k rl> tie

abandoned its New York-Boston run,
Greyhound claimed full service was
resumed at Cleveland.
"Tighter than ever-nearly 100
per cent effective," Harvey said of
the strike. "Onprntion sontin1n +

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