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Editorial
National Solution
Of Migration Problem ,

VOL. L. No. 150 Z-323 ANN ARBOR, MICHIGAN, TUESDAY, APRIL 30, 1940

PRICE FIVE CENTS

Shirley Silver

To Be General
Head Of JGP
For Next Year
Rosebud Scott Will Head
Costumes; Betty Bailie
Is PublicityChairman
Radford Selected
Dance Chairman
Shirley Silver of Chicago was
named general chairman of the 1941
production of JGP, coincident with
the appointment of 17 sophomore
women to posts on the central com-
mittee.
Other central committee appoint-
ments announced by Doris Merker,
'41, president of Judiciary Council,
are: Elaine Fisher, Canton, Ohio,
property committee; Rosebud Scott,
Ferndale, chairman of the costume
committee; Margaret Dodge, Detroit,
assistant costume chairman; Mil-
dred Radford ,Brooklyn, N. Y.,
dance chairman; Mary Hayden, Ann
Arbor, assistant dance chairman;
Margaret Sanford, Cleveland Hgts.,
chairman of finance committee;
Phyllis Waters, Toledo, music com-
mittee; Veitch Purdom, Ann Arbor,
make-up; Louise Keatley, Bowling
Green, Ky., bo'okholders; Rosalie
Smith, Dayton, O., patrons; Betty
Bailie, Detroit, publicity; Phoebe
Power, Washington, D. C., assistant
publicity chairmen; Margaret Gard-
ner, Portsmouth, O., tickets; Virginia
Frey, Toledo, scenery; Pearl Brown,
Jelico, Tenn., recorder; Jean Goudy,
Lakewood, O., chairman of ushers,
and Virginia Drury, Ann Arbor, pro-
grams.
A general meeting of all members
of the central committee at 3 p.m.
today in the League has also been
called by Miss Merker.
Miss Silver began her career on
campus as assistant, chairman of
Frosh Project and worked on the
records and ticket committee. This
year she has served on theeStudent
Book Exchange Committee, Soph
Cabaret ticket, finance, publicity and
hostess committees, and League so-
cial, merit system and publicity com-
mittees. Miss Silver has also worked
on the candy booth committee, the
Theatre Arts publicity, box office,
make-up and usher committees, is
a member of the German Club, and
a reporter on the Michigan Daily.
Miss Silver has accumulated the
highest number of league points of
the sophomore women. She is affil-
iated with Alpha Epsilon Pi.
Frosh Project dance chairman,
Miss Fisher served on the Soph
(Continued on Page 5)
Golfers Crush
Purdue Team
Unbeaten Michigan Squad
Chalks Up Eighth Win
(Special To The Daily)
LAFAYETTE, Ind. April 29.-An
undefeated band of Michigan golfers
rolled on to their third consecutive
Big Ten victory here today as they
crushed Purdue University, 14%/2-9%/2.
Led by the sensational play of
sophomore Goodwin Clark who alone
accounted for six of the Woverine
points in his two singles matches
and who shot the medal score for
the day, a 71, the Maize and Blue
chalked up their eighth straight win
of the season.

Clark's mediocre 80 in his morn-
ing match against Bud Goldstein was
still good enough to sweep all three
points as teammates Bob Palmer and
Bill Black took 21/2 points from Pur-
due's Capt. Bob Hoffer and Ed Dahle
in their best ball match. Captainr
Palmer shot a 77 while Black carded
a 75.
Tom Tussing and Dave Osler shot
a 77 and 78 respectively to shave but
one-half point from the Boilermaker
duo of C. T. Curran and Doug Mc-,
Daniels who carded rounds of 80 and1
76 to take 212 points, making the
score at the end of the morning ses-
sion, 6-3 in favor of Michigan. f
Breezing through his afternoon
(Continued on Page 3)

Institute Hears Dr. Park Predict
U.S. On Road To Japanese War
Education Institute Continues Discussions Today
With Defense, Mexico, Dictators Under Scrutiny

Biting off his words in the clippe
English of the Oriental, Dr. No-
Yong Park, noted far-eastern au-
thority, predicted yesterday in the
featured address of the first sessions
of the Eighth Adult Education In-
stitute that America is driving inex-
orably toward a Japanese war be-
cause of its refusal to embargo war
materials.
Dr. Park described the vicious cy-
cle being set into motion by the U.S.
Government as it bows to the wishes
of a willful minority of tprofiteers
who are more interested in their
"blood money" than the national
well being of the country.
America sells scrap iron to Ja-
jan, he explained. Japan melts it{
into armor plate for her new super-
navy. She grows overweening with
power and allies with members of

ASU Will Take
UnitedRoll Call
Against Wars
Petitions May Be Signed
At Two Campus Points
Today And Tomorrow
A roll-call for peace will be held
by the American Student Union
from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. today and to-
morrow in the Main Library and
University Hall, Ellen Rhea, '41,
president of the ASU, announced
yesterday.
The purpose of the roll-call, Miss
Rhea explained, is to give concrete
expression to the desire for peace
evidenced by 3,000 students who at-
tended the All-Campus Peace Rally
April 19, at which Senator Gerald
P. Nye warned the audience of the
steps likely to involve the United
States in war.
Copies of the following statement
which, together with the signatures'
will be sent to President Roosevelt,
will be available at tables in the
Library and University Hall where
students who are interested in keep-
ing the United States out of war
may sign the roll call for peace, Miss
Rhea pointed out.
"We, the undersigned, hereby pe-
tition the President of the United
States, Franklin Delano Roosevelt,
to express in words and action the
desire of the American people for
neutrality. We affirm our determin-
ation to keep America out of war;
to build in this nation a mighty
example of forward-moving democ-
racy; to understand the character
of war as a struggle for markets and
colonies and not in defense of de-
mocracy or small nations; to com-
bat the main danger of the peace
of the United States arising from
the search for profits and financial
advantages."
Ratcliff To Give Speech
Prof. R. U. Ratcliff, director of
the Bureau of Business Research of
the School of Business Administra-
tion, will address a real estate con-
ference today at the University of
Indiana in Bloomington, Ind., on
"Real Estate Evaluation."

the totalitarian nations to test the
might of America . . . or the naval
race precipitated by the U.S. sup-
plying her with scrap iron ends in
war.
And yet, despite these eventual-
ities, Dr. Park pointed out-and de-
spite the obvious sympathy of 83
per cent of the American people-
the American government permits
the export of war materials to Ja-
pan.
Favorite reason of the profiteers
for continuing their "blood" trade,
according to Dr. Park, is the widely
circulated story that a frustrated
Japan would lash out in war in a
supreme effort to cow the United
States into supplying her needs.
Such stories are "sheer bluff." If
the Japanese fight the United States,
Dr. Park said, they will be stabbed
in the back by China or Russia.
But what is more important than
such possibilities which are tenuous
as best is the realization that with-
out the very war materials she would
be fighting for, Japan would be
powerless to wage war for any ap-
preciable period of time because her1
totalitarian friends are unable to
supply her.
And when the situation is anal-f
yzed more closely, Dr. Park stated,
a cause of the present European con-
flict is perceived. In 1931, Europei
and America stood idly by while thet
Japanese, violating every canon of
international law, marched in on
China.
By their very inaction, Dr. Park
concluded, they left the door open:
for Hitler and his totalitarian com-{
(Continued on Page 2)f
'State' Countest
Today Renews
SharpRivalry
Spartan Team Is First Foe
In Four Game Week;
Evashevski Will Start
The age-old rivalry between Mich-
igan and Michigan State, dating backl
to 1887, will be renewed for the 82ndt
time today when the Varsity plays
host to the Spartans from East Lan-e
sng at Ferry Field at 4 p.m. -
The game will be the beginning of
a busy week for Wolverines who are
slated to play four contests in thef
next five days. Notre Dame follows
State to the Michigan citadel to-
morrow, and Friday and Saturday
will find the Varsity in Champaign,+
Ill., for a Conference double-header
with Illinois.
In order to meet this increase in
activity Coach Ray Fisher intends to
split the pitching assignments be-
tween four hurlers so that his aces,
Jack Barry and Lyle Bond, will beK
available for the Illini series.
Fisher's plans call for Barry to
pitch the first six innings of today's
game and Mickey Stoddard to take
over the mound chores for the final
three. Likewise, Bond will start the
game with the Irish tomorrow with
Russ Dobson relieving him in the
seventh.
The rest of the Michigan lineup will
(Continued on Page 3)

Court Upholds
Administrative
AgencyRights
Walsh-Healey Act Case
Decision Hits Against
JudicialSupervision
Wages -Hours Act
Amendment Passed
WASHINGTON, April 29.-UP)-
The Supreme Court spoke out to-
day against "judicial supervision of
administrative procedure" in a de-
cision upholding the right of the
executive and legislative branches to
set up any standards they see fit
for Government purchasing.
Specifically, the Court said that
the 1936 Walsh-Healey Act requiring
Government contractors to pay cer-
tain minimum wages conferred no
litigable rights upon the contractors
-that Government officials were re-
sponsible only to Congress for any
maladministration of it.
Injunction Set Aside'
The Court set aside an injunction
by which the District of Columbia'
Court of Appeals had restrained
Secretary Perkins from prescribing
minimum wages for iron and steel
workers engaged in filling Govern-
ment contracts. Justice Black's opin-
ion, from which Justice McReynols
dissented, made this observation:
"The record here disclosed the
'confusion and disorder' that canf
result from the delays necessarily
incident to judicial supervision of
administrative procedure developed
to meet present day needs of Gov-1
ernment and capable of operating
efficiently and fairly to both pri-
vate and public interests."
"Judicial restraint of those who
administer the Government's pur-
chasing," Black's opinion said at
another point, "would constitute a
break with settled judicial practice
and a departure into fields hithertot
wisely and happily apportioned by
the genius of our policy to the ad-
ministration of another branch of
Government."
House Acts On Wage-Hour Law
Meanwhile, the House, in its first
decision on a long string of sug-
gested changes in the Wage-Hour
Law, voted 74 to 38 today to make
the maximum hours provision more
flexible as it applies to regularly-
employed, salaried workers.
The amendment provides that
time-and-a-half pay shall not be
necessary for overtime work per-4
formed by a person who has worked
at an office or plant for at least
ix months on a regular salary, pro-
vided that in a 26-week period his
average work week shall not exceed
the maximum prescribed in the
present law. That maximum is now1
42 hours a week.-
The effect of the amendment
would be that a person might work,
say 50 hours a week, for a number1
of weeks but would not have to beI
paid overtime if his working time
during the rest of the half year wasc
so shortened that the average was
brought down to 42 a week.
600 Applaud
Ger man Club's
Annual Drama
Before an enthusiastic crowd of
600 people, the Deutscher Verein pre-
sented last night its annual dramatic

offering at the Lydia Mendelssohn
Theatre. The play was Lessing's
great German classic "Minna von
Barnhelm."
Complete cast for the play was
Ethel Winnai, '41, Kenneth Marble,
'41, Betty Ramsay, Grad., Howard
Wallach, '43, William Todd, '42, Alex
Miller, '40, Mr. J. Stanhope Edwards
of the German department, Gordon
Avery, '41 and Carl Petersen, '40.
Gertrude Frey, '41. was bookholder.
Alex Miller, '40, headed the pro-
perty committee and was assisted by
Mrs. Mary Bachman and Mary Haf-
erkamp, '42. John Wolaver of the
School of Music provided the musical
settings. Robert Mellencamp, art di-
rector of Play Production designed
the scenery and Miss Emma Hirsch
of Play Production supervised the
costuming. Frank X. Braun of the
German department acted as busi-
ness manager.
Alpha Nti Speech Society
Will Hold Meeting Today

Phi Kappa Phi
To Induct 140
PledgesToday
Annual Banquet Features
Talk By Dr. Delgado;
Short Music Program
Active, Members
Invited To Attend
The Michigan chapter of the Phi
Kappa Phi national honor society
will hold its annual initiation ban-
quet at 6:30 p.m. today in the main
ballroom of the Union, at which
the newly elected members will he
inducted.
The new members will be pre-
sented as candidates by the vice-
president, Dean Alice Lloyd in the
ceremony and will be later intro-
duced as members by Dr. Warren
Forsythe, president of Phi Kappa
Phi.
The Society's annual lecture, to be
given by Dr. Carlos Delgado de Car-
valho, will follow the dinner 'and
short musical program. The topic
with which Dr. Delgado, noted Bra-
zilian geographer and sociologist,
will address the 140 initiates will be
"Immigration Problems in Brazil."
Dr. Delgado, who has been cur-
rently delivering a series of talks
on his native country here and
at various colleges throughout the
United States is sent as a goodwill
envoy for Brazil and is an accred-
ited Visiting Carnegie professor un-
der the Carnegie Endowment for
International Peace. The lecture,
which begins at 8:30 p.m., is open
to the general public.'
All active members of Phi Kappa
Phi are invited to attend. Those
desiring reservations should notify
R. S. Swinton, secretary, university
phone, extension 649.
Of the 140 elected, 76 were under-
graduates and 64 graduate students.
This represented four percent of the
total undergraduate seniors and not
over five percent of the enrolled
graduate students. Selections were
based on scholarship, character and
leadership of the individuals.
Seven Women
Win Barbour
Sl

German

Columns

Test Pilot Speaks Today

-Courtesy Ann Arbor News

Effect Five-Forked
Drive In Norway

MA.JOR J. H. DOOLITTLE
IA S Banqluet
Today Honors
Prof. Stalker

Test Pilot Major
Will Headline
At Meeting In

D oolitle
Speakers
League

Prof. Edward A. Stalker will be
honored on his tenth anniversary as
head of the aeronautical engineering
department at the annual Institute
of Aeronautical Sciences banquet,
featuring an address by Major
James H: Doolittle, at 6:30 p.m. to-
day in the League.
Other highlights of the program
will include a short address by Ma-
jor Lester D. Gardner, executive
vice-secretary of the Institute, and
a sound motion picture, "Conquest
of the Air," to be presented after
the banquet.
National president of the Institute
of Aeronautical Sciences, Major Doo-
little has won distinction both as
a speed and stunt flyer and for his
achievements in the field of re-
search.
Starting point of Major Doolittle's
flying career was his enrollment in
the United States Army Flying
Corps in 1917. After a period as in-
structor, engineering officer and
pilot in the Army, Major Doolittle
turned to speed flying and test pi-
loting.
I Alnntual EIectrical1

Strategically Placed Allies
Defend Gains With Light
ArtilleryAnd Gun Nests
Nazis Seek Seizure
Of Allied Railways
STOCKHOLM, April 29.-()--
Germany's lightning legions struck
in a five-forked attack-four from
the south and one from the north-
against Allied positions along vital
railway lines in central Norway to-
night.
The Allies were described as stra-
tegically-placed, however, with ma-
chine gun nests and light artillery
defending their positions.
Up the Gudbrandsdalen, a valley
lying northwest - southeast across
Norway, the Germans were reported
in Norwegian dispatches reaching
here to have occupied Kvam, 35
miles southeast of the British-held
railway junction of Dombas.
Farther east, where the Osterdalen
(east valley) roughly parallels the
Gudbrandsdalen, a German column
smashed northwestward from the re-
gion of Alvdal to the vicinity of
Hjerkinn, where they came upon
strong Allied positions. Fighting
was reported in progress there, with
the British battling to defend the
railway which links their forces at
Dombas and Storen to the north-
ward.
Norwegian troops were reported
fighting a third German contingent
tonight at Kvikne, on the snowy
highway about two-thirds of the way
from Tynset to Ulsberg. This battle
began last night and was reported
still in progress in exceedingly rough
mountain country.
(German dispatches said the in-
vaders had pushed to Inset, a mile
or two from Ulsberg and within
striking distance of the railway.)
The fourth German column from
the south sought to push on from
Roros, on the Osterdalen railway, to
Storen.
Nazi Bombers Attack
Allied Troop Bases
LONDON, April 29.-( )-Damag-
ing attacks by low-flying German
bombers on the Allied troop landing
bases of Molde and Andalsnes em-
phasized in British minds today the
belief that control of the air will
be the decisive factor in the major
battle which slowly is developing in
central Norway.
Aware that German planes also
are harrying British lines of com.
munication and protecting the Ger-
man columns moving swiftly from
the south toward the garrison in
Trondheim, London was gloomy af-
ter a week of indifferent news from
the north.
Meanwhile, however, Britain ap-
peared determined to plug any pos-
sible gaps on the diplomatic and
economic fronts.
Relief Concert
Tickets On Sale
Student Group To Perform
For Chinese Benefit
General ticket sales for the Chi-
nese relief concert and opera to be
given Sunday and Monday in Pat-
tengill Auditorium, Ann Arbor High
School, will open at 9 a.m. tomor-
row at campus stations.
Tickets for the program which
will include the appearance here of
Prof. Wei Chung Loh, famed Chinese
musician, are priced at 50 cents,
and will be sold at the center of
the Diagonal, the Engineering Arch,
the Union, the League and on the

steps of Angell Hall,
The program, sponsored by Chi-
nese students to provide medical re-
lief for China, will also feature a
Chinese opera, a Chinese fashion
show and a demonstration of Chi-
nese shuttlecock and diabolo.
Cooperative Society Hears
Monsignor Ligutti Today
The Rt. Rev. Monsignor L. C. Lig-
utti will address a meeting of the

Award Committee
Annual Merit
For Women Of

Reports'
Prizes
Orient

Seven recipients of the Barbour
Scholarships for 1940-41 were an-
nounced yesterday by Prof. W. Carl
Rufus, secretary of the Barbour
Scholarship Committee.
Created by former Regent Levi L.
Barbour to increase educational op-
portunities for women in the Or-
ient, the awards amount to 650
dollars each per year, and are given
annually on a basis of merit.
The students honored are: Miss
Chungnim Choi Seoul, Korea, at
present a resident of the Martha
Wilson House in Northampton,
Mass., Miss - Jai Hornusji Dastur,
Bombay, India, now at the Amer-
ican University of Beirut in Leba-
non, and Miss Ging-mei Kang, Ti-
entsin, China, now a member of
the nursing staff of Grace Hospital,
Detroit.
Others honored are: Miss Chao-
Ian, Yunnan, China, now an in-
structor in Lingnan University, Hong
Kong, Miss Yuilan Yeh, Macua, Chi-
na, at present of East Lansing, and
Miss Masako Yokoyama, of Japan,
now a student at Mt. Hoyloke Col-
lege, South Hadley, Mass.

Engineers'
To Hear

'Dinner
Dlrumm

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'Grand Old Man' Of Michigan
Celebrates 69th Birthday Today
By DON WIRTCHAFTER J -.__\__t.

In a quiet, peaceful, typically
Yostian manner, Michigan's Grand
Old Man will celebrate his 69th
birthday today.
There will be no parties, no cakes,
no special attractions around the
modest home of Athletic Director
Fielding H. Yost as he draws within
one year of the University's required
retirement age. There isn't much
time ahead until the Grand Old
Man must give up his much-loved
desk, his activities and services for
the University of "Meechegan."
And while friends and admirers
all over the nation pay tribute, Yost
will spend this celebration day justf
like any other day in his life. A!
speech at a Detroit luncheon club,
a quiet afternoon around the house,
dinner with the family and an early
retirement will fill his 24 hours of
birthday.
Originator of tne word "field
house" and inventor of the idea of

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Prof. John L. Brumm of the De-
partment of Journalism will be the
featured speaker at the annual ban-
quet of the student chapter of the
American Institute of Electrical En-
gineers at 6:15 p.m. today in the
Grand Rapids Room of the Mich-
igan League.
Speaking on "New Intellectual
Landscapes," Professor Brumm will
attempt to analyze the position and
significance of the engineer in mod-
ern society; his role in contributing
to and building human values, over
and above his more mechanical apd
technical services to mankind.

Enthusiastic Capacity A udience.
Attends . Of M. Night' Revival

(Special) To The Daily)
DETROIT, April 29.-A capacity
crowd of 5,500 students and alumni
jammed Detroit's Masonic Auditor-
ium to the rafters last night to wit-
ness the gala revival of traditional
U. of M. Night.
From the first tremendous ovation
given the 100-piece Michigan Con-
cert Band to the final strains of
"The Yellow and Blue," the audience
enthusiastically applauded the var-
ied program.
Feature presentation of the Band's
concert was Claudius G. Pendill'sr

with other membhers of the original
cast- presented several highlight
acts from 1, 1940 Union Opera
"Four Out Of Five." The acts were
given in the setting of "El Wolver-
ine," a fictitious night club along
the banks of the Huron River. Both
alumni and students gave hilarious
approval to these proceedings.
Sponsored by the University of
Michigan Club of Detroit "to bring
about a closer relationship between
the University and its Detroit alum-
ni," U. of M. Night had been a real
Michigan tradition until allowed to
lapse 10 years ago. The revival last

Pre-Medic Society
Today For Union

Meets
Smoker

The newly-formed Pre-Medical
Society will present its first smoker

FIELI TNG HflVIVRT

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