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Rain or snow today;

A Primerx
For ]Democracyea.
Tomn Mooney's
Wasted Years..

Public Health
Plan Is Asked
"By Roosevelt
Proposal Would Provide
Socialized Care To All
For Low Annual Rate
Congress Is Asked
To Study Measure
vast program of Federal-State health
activities, to cost ultimately $850,-
000,000- a year, was transmitted to
Congress today by President Roose-
velt with a recommendation that the
legislators study it carefully.
Though he did not ask specifically
for adoption of any detail of the plan,
drawn up by his special Committee
on Health and Welfare, he referred
to it as a program to reduce "the
risks of needless suffering and
One, step recommended by the
committee was an Americanized ver-
sion of compulsory health insurance
as It is now in effect in many Euro-
pean countries.
Health 'Public Problem'
"The health of the people is a pub-
lic concern," the President said. "Ill
health is a major cause of suffering,
economic loss, and dependency; good
'healthis essential to the security and
progress of the nation."
Linking the Committee's propos-
als with the. Social Security Act, the
'resident added that it was recog-
nizedfive years ago "that a compre-
hensive health program was required
as an essential link in our national
defenses against individual and social
He did not discuss in detail any of
the recommendations made by the
Committee and avoided any mention
of the compulsory health insurance
InsuranerNot Endorsedn
Health insurance tis been the
basis of a controversy between the
Committee and the American Medi-
cal Association and is the only one
o the fivedcommendations made
to the Preiet which the Associa-
tion failed to endorse.
Such "medical service" insurance
would call for a payment of approxi-
mately $25 per year by each wage-
earner into a general state or 'county
fund. In return he would receive
medical care from the doctor of his
own choice.lThe doctor's fee would
ben paid directly oq}t of the general
Baud Presents;
First Concert
Beta Theta Pi Represents
Frater'ities, Sponsors;
Takes Part In Program
More than 3,700 people heard the
University Concert Band in its first
cone rt of the year at 4:15 p.m. Sun-
day in Hill Auditorium.
Under the baton of Prof. William
D. Revelli of the School of Music,
the band opened the program with
Johann Sebastian Bach's "Komm
Susser Tod," a chorale number or-
iginally written for organ. The chor-

ale was followed by von Weber's ov-
erture to "Euryanthe."
Featured as euphonium solist was
Donald L. Marrs, '40SM, playing
Clark's "Debutante," accompanied by
the band. Marrs received national
recognition in high school music con-
tests for three-years before coming to
the University.
Michigan's fraternity men spon-
sored the concert, aiding with pub-
licity and ushering, to show their ap-
preciation for the cooperation of the
band at various functions during the
Singing "The Loving Cup," Beta
Theta Pi fraternity, winners of last
year's interfraternity sing, represent-
ed the fraternities on the program.
Sunday's program introduced to
Ann Arborites "Michigan On Pa-
rade," a march written erpecialy for
the band by Karl King, president of
the American Association of Band-
masters. Whether the usual jinx will
follow the playing of this number will
be told after the 1939 football season.
Tradition has it that every timeKing
has' written a march for a Big Ten
enlAn iat~ 4q f,'.Alv fbp.hcn - mn ,. .,-

Professor Of Economics Blames'
U.S. For Present World Problems,

Injured In ction

British And Home Tariffs
Cause Of More, Trouble
Than Dictators, He Says
Since the high tariff barriers of the
United States and Great Britain have
contributed more to the breakdown of
world organization than the actions of
totalitarian nations, it is necessary
than a sound policy of economic and
political cooperation be adopted by
these two countries, Prof. John Bell
Condliffe of the London School of
Economics and former member of the
Economic Intelligence Service of the
League of Nations, declared in a
University lecture yesterday.
Speaking before 1,000 persons in
the Graduate School Auditorium,
Professor Condliffe emphasized that
the whole situation today has its roots
in the opening of world markets by
the British merchant marine in the
nineteenth century and the subse-
quent abdication by the British of
their policy of internationalism. In
the nineteenth century, he pointed
out, there was a great stimulation of
trade between the nations of the
world induced by Great Britain. This
trade pivoted on London, with Ster-
ling the basic medium of exchange
Three Student
Soloists Appear
With Symphony
Krieger, Page And Wolfe
Presented In A Concert
By University Orchestra
Ruth Krieger, '39SM, Burton Page,
'40SM, and James Wolfe, '42SM ap-
peared as solists with the Univesity
Symphony Orchestra under the direc-
tion of Thor M. Johnson of the School
of Music, in a concert at 8:3 p.m.
yesterday in Hill Auitorium.
The orchestra opened the program
with a chorale group transcribed for
orchestra by Marion E. McArtor,
Grad., a student in advanced orches-
tration classes.
This was followed by Bach's Alle-
gro from "Concerto in D minor for
Piano and Orchestra," with Mr. Wolfe
at the piano. Miss Krieger, first
violoncellist with the orchestra,
played the solo in Haydn's Adagio
from "Concerto in D major for Vio-
loncello and Orchestra."
Outstanding solist of the evening
was Mr. Page, who played the solo
part in Caesar Franck's "Symphonic
Variations for Piano and Orchestra."
After intermission the 'University
Girls' Glee Club joined with the or-
chestra in presenting Mahler's "Sym-
phony No. 3 in D minor" for chorus,
soli, and orchestra. Lorraine Tom-,
merson, soprano, and Hope Bauer
Eddy, contralto, sang the incidental
solos. This was the 'first public ap-
pearance of the Girls' Glee Club this

and the British merchant marine su-
preme on the seas.
This development of trade en-
lightened man in every country. Ma-
terial standards of living were
heightened, and the poor were able
to enjoy what had formerly been con-
sidered luxuries.
Today this system is ended. Eng-
land is no longer the center of trade
with her policies dictated by inter-
national considerations. Instead,
Professor Condliffe said, England has,
since 1931, become a protectionist
nation with hermpolicies dictated
Wholly by national considerations.
Never again, he said, will England be
able to carry the burden of organizing
a world trading system. Whether
any other country will be able to do
so, is a question for debate, he in-
dicated, yet it is true that interna-
tional prosperity depends upon col-
lective effort and the most powerful
members of the community of na-
tions must naturally take a promin-
ent part in this effort.
It will be a difficult taks to rebuild
world organization in this day be-
cause of changed economic-political
relations, he pointed out. The policy
of dictator nations of complete sub-
ordination of all individual rights foi
the glory of the state is an important
part of the breakdown. But it must
be remembered, he said, that this
policy is but a logical outgrowth of
the economic nationalism of the kind
pratiedby the United States and
England under which vested interests
protect themselves by appealing to
the national pride of the people. The
dictators have indicated to the de-
mocracies, he said, that there is no
hope of a compromise solution to the
problem. It is to be one system or
the other.
The application of economic sanc-
tions is effective, he said, but it works
too slowly. Also, past experience has
shown us that in the face of a threat
of war voiced by the nation against
whom sanctions were imposed has
made the nations imposing the sanc-
tions back down. For sa'ctions to be
(Continued on Page 6)
IUntermeyer Says
Slang Won't :Affect
The King's English
Poet, literary critic and language
authority Louis Untermeyer, sched-
uled to be on, campus March 10 to
April 3, spoke last week at Temple
University, Philadelphia, and, accord-
ing to Sol Leon of the Temple Univer-
sity News, informed an audience in
Temple's Mitten Hall that American
will not replace English as the ver-
nacular in the British Isles, in spite
of H. L. Mencken's prediction that
it will.
"Not until the last Englishman is
drowned in the Thames," was Mr.
Untermeyer's meaningful comment.3
Looking into the future, Mr. Leon
writes, he saw for the American lan-
guage more invention, more experi-
mentation and a day when the court
clerk, instead of the ancient "do you
solemnly swear to tell the whole truth
and nothing but the -truth so help
you God," would fix a glaring eye on
the witness and say simply, "come


Buckeyes Cool
Varsity Five
By 45-31 Score
Loss Of Pink By Injury
Stymies Michigan Team
After Momentary Flash
COLUMBUS, Jan. 23 (Special to
The Daily)--Ohio State wrecked
Michigan's Western Conference bas-
ketball championship hopes here to-
night before a crowd of 9,600, the
Bucks coming from behind to hand
the Wolverines a 45 to 31 trimming.
It was Michigan's fourth confer-
ence loss in six starts, and Ohio's
third league win in foir attempts.
The Wolverines, after being behind
5 to 0, surged into a seven point edge,
21 to 14, two minutes before the half
ended. The rest of -the game was all
Ohio's, however, the Bucks register-
ing 21 points the rest of the way
while holding the invaders to 10.
Jimmy Hull, Ohio captain who
counted 14 points in each of the three
previous conference games, boosted
that figure to 16 tonight to lead the
scoring list. Tom Harmon and' Char-
ley Pink, Michigan forwards, led the
Wolverines with nine each, although
Pink played but a couple of minutes
of the last half before going out
with an injured back.
The invaders held a 23-20 advan-
tage at the half, and Harmon boosted
it to 25-20 as the second session
opened with a sensational shot from
midfloor. Dawson and Hull connect-
ed fo Ohio to make it 25-24, but
Harmon pulled the Wolverines away
again with a field goal and a charity
Long shots by Hull and Lynch tied
the count at 28, but Mike Sofiak,
who replaced Pink, sent the Wolver-
ines away again with a free throw.
Then the Ohio team started click-
ing, the Bucks counting 12 points to
take a 40-29 lead before Herb Bro-
gan, Michigan substitute, sneaked
one in from under the basket for the
Wolverines' last points.
Pink's loss due to the injured back
(Continued on page 3)
UAW 'Rebels'

Gov. Fitzgerald Pays 1938 Taxes;
Finds State Budget Must Be Cut
Demands Of Departments
Exceed Biennial Income
By Over_$98,000,000
LANSING, Jan. 23-(A)-State de-
>artments and institutions submittid
G overnor Fitzgeraldtodaydstate-:
;lent of their budget demands for the ". .'netbniu thtowrd9,0
iext biennium that towered $98,000,-
00 higher than the State's anticipat-
d revenues for that period.
The request caught the Governor
n an ill humor. He had just com- 1:...;:::: :>: ,..::i:;:: e
leted paying his taxes for 1938. and
he total nearly doubled the taxes he
ad paid on the same Eaton County
arm property in 1936. "We must have
conomy, and we're going to have it,"
he Governor said. "That unbalanced
Acture will be radically changed byX,
he time it (the budget) leaves this
.ffice." It is his duty to revise it
nd submit his recommendations to
the legislature. GOVERNOR FITZGERALD
The statement ,of budget demands
eached the Governor's desk as some- conference to a discourse on rising
hing of an orphan. Budget Director taxes, declaring he had paid $67 in
larold D. Smith explained het had 1936, $75 in 1937 and $125.95 in 1938
:orwarded it without change, follow- in taxes on his farm property near
.ng the usual custom in years in Grand Ledge.
which there is a new administration. He turned from the tax bills to
9 letter of transmittal that accom- the budget demands and declared:
sanied it bore former Governor Mur- "A fine piece of work. My young son,
>hy's signature below a statement dis- John, could do better than that."
ivowing any responsibility for it and
-omplaining that "the retiring Gov-
"rnor must transmit and theoretically Text Lending
assume responsibility for a budget
which applies to the administration Al
of his successor." Library Asks
Smith pointed out that the budget
lemands, tall as they mounted, were New Donations
ncomplete. He said a supplementary
statement would be submitted to
?itzgerald later outlining the needs Professor Long Replaces
nvolved in equipping and staffing Grop's
additions to the State hospital sys- Dean Kraus On Group's
tiem involved in the $11,500,000 insti- Executive Control Unit
tutional building program. Ee___ti
Fitzgerald said he would have to Students who have books to donate
study the bulky 470-page document to the Text Book Lending Library
carefully before deciding where to may do so by turning them in at any
start with his blue pencil. He devote branch library, Dean Erich A. Wal
a large part of his afternoon press ter, chairman of the committee in
-|charge, has announced.
Two icta orsThe Text Book Lending Library
was inaugurated in the spring of 1937
for the purpose of supplying needy
A +. ~j JdaG y. students with necessary books. It ha:
been formed chiefly from the contri-
} bution of books by the student body.
has also brouht numerous texts
with money donated for the purpose
by alumni interested in the plan. At
Hitler, Mussolini and Emperor present the library contains about
Hirohito will invade Ann Arbor at 400 volumes.
8:30 p.m. today-at the Lydia Men- Dean Edward H. Kraus has with-
delssohn Theatre when the Yale Pup- drawn from the committee, Dean
peteers present them in the Pup- Walter announced. His place has
peteers' new satiric musical marion- been taken by Prof. Dwight C. Long
ette. show, "It's A Small World." of the history department. Students
A sister act will revolve about the in the literary college who wish to
Rome-Berlin axis tonight when the use the books in the library should
puppet forms of Der Fuhrer and Il apply either to Professor Long in
Duce jump to strings pulled by a Room 108 Mason Hall, to Dean Jo-
University alumnus-namely, Harry seph A. Bursley, Dean Alice C. Lloyd
Burnett, '23, who with Forman Brown, or to their adviser or counsellor. Stu-
'22, founded the Yale troupe while dents in the engineering colege may
here at the University. apply to Prof. A. D. Moore in Room
Mrs. Roosevelt will sing in her El- 268 West Engineering Building or to'
eanor blue gown about "My Day." their advisers.
John L. Lewis will be in heaven con- The books are all kept in Angell
sorting with angels while talking of Hall Study Hall. They can only be
"picketing hell." Other acts of the withdrawn on presentation of an or-
show will include Arturo Toscanini, der ootaine from one of the above
Martha Graham, the Lunts, Whist- members of the faculty or adminis
ler's "Mother," Mrs. Harkness' baby tration. Books may be borrowed for
panda, and others. a period of one semester or less.
The puppeteers and not just the
Small World," for urnett's staging Cuban Mayor, Liberal,
will permit the audience to watch the Shot In Political Affray
puppeteers' handwork while viewing
the antics of the wooden performers. HAVANA, Jan. 23-()-The body
Tonight's revue has tunes and lyrics of Pedro Acosta, Mayor of Marianao
by Brown and the 50 portrait puppets was found today in an automobile
are executed by Burnett. Brown re- abandoned on the outskirts of Hav-
cently completed the lyrics for Joe ana. There was a gunshot wound in
Cook's new Broadway musical, "Bug- the back of the head. Police assumed

gy Ride." One critic has called him it was a political crime.
"the Cole Porter of puppetry." Acosta was a liberal.

Choral Union Concert Tomorrow
Presents Tunts O .The Keyboard'

Two heads are better than one
and four hands are better than two.
That would seem to be the motto
of Bartlett and Robertson, well-
known British' piano team, who ap-
pear here tomorrow in the seventh
Choral Union program of the sea-
son. Mr. and Mrs. Rae Robertson in
private life, this world-famous duo
has been referred to as the "Lunts
of the Keyboard."
Ethel Bartlett was born in Lon-
don; Rae Robertson was raised in
the Scottish Highlands. The pair
met as students at the Royal Acad-
emy of Music, and both admit that
"if it wasn't love at first sight, it
was dangerously close." They have
been married for 13 years, and, since
their debut in America, 10 years ago,
neither has given a solo perform-
They have appeared with many
famous orchestras, having climaxed
their musical career last year when
they were invited to participate in the
London Music Festival under the
baton of Arturo Toscanini. They
admit, however, that John Barbir-
olli, conductor of the New York Phil-
harmonic-Symphony Orchestra, is

the Hebrides where they now spend
their vacations. They have been able
to keep the exact location of their
private "paradise" secret thus far,
claiming, "someone else will go there
and buy it before we have a chance
to do so."
Bartlett and Robertson get a lot
of fun out of their work. Showing no
temperamental flares or publicity-
directed eccentricities, they have en-
deared themselves to the people of
two continents. "The best loved piano
duettists in the world," is the ver-
dict of the Boston Transcript.
They have no favorite composer;
the work of Bach is especially suit-
able for two piano work and, there-
fore, the programs include much of
his work. Their programs are notable
for their variety and are devised to
appeal to all musical tastes.
Since this concert has been substi-
tuted for the Budapest University
Chorus, who were forced to cancel
their engagement because of Euro-
pean political conditions, patrons are
asked to present coupon seven, read-
ing "Budapest Chorus."
Gargoyle To Feature
G'. - -r r


Name Leader
Executives Of Anti-Martin
Group Choose Thomas
DETROIT, Jan. 23- AP)--The sus-
pension and impeachment merry-go-
round in the CIO United Automobihe
Workers' Union whirled again today
as members of the executive board,
suspended last week by President
Homer Martin, named an acting
president of their own and suspended
four board members who cast their
lot with Martin.
Dual unionism in the first labor
organization ever to gain a foothold
in the automobile industry was
brought closer when anti-Martin
board members named R. J. Thomas,
a UAW vice president, to be acting
president until the special convention
they have called to meet in Cleve-
land on March 20.
Thomas immediately appointed a
committee of eight, all adherents of
the anti-Martin group, to go to Wash-
:-~fr- ft -nnr m,,crl- n-h Tnh


Lockhart, British Agent,' Saw
Red Revolution Begin In Russia
The meteoric and colorful diplo- 'iis exchange for the Soviet represen-
matic career of R. H. Bruce Lock- 'ative in London, Maxim Litvinov.
hart, who will speak here Thursday His insistence on criticizing the
under the auspices ofthe Oratorica sllied policy toward Russia checked
Association, is well-known to many its chance of promotion in the
Asercanlargel-koghtemedi-n Foreign Service, however, and his
Americans, largely through the medi- 'ubsequent appointment to Prague as
um of his various books, which havesueqntapimntoPrges
ha large sare. boksommercial diplomatic secretary, was
had large sales here. 'considered tantamount to political
In "British Agent," the first and obscurity.
most popular of his books, Lockhart But Lockhart turned that "Retreat
relates his experiences in the chaotic From Glory," the title of his book
pre-war and revolutionary periods of dealing with his Central European
Russian history. At the age of twenty- experiences, into a triumphant return
seven he was appointed British Con- to diplomatic importance. He made
sul-General at Moscow. This was the the acquaintance of all the greal
time of revolutionary intrigue, and figures of Middle Europe, Benes,
in his book Lockhart tells of joking Streseman, and Masaryk, and playec
with Radek, talking with Lenin. nego- n, nmnn.tn+ thadin tha mada


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