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Ann Arbor



Of E. M. Gibb
aunty Treasurers Claim
Fraud In Transactibns
With Accused Ex-Clerk
Only three witnesses testified dut-
g the fourth day of the trial against
rmer county clerk, Vimett M. Gibb,
proceedings marked by a flare-up
tween County Prosecutor Albert J.
app and Defense Attorney John
Gibb is charged with the embezzle-
.nt of $5,549.55 from county relief
I'stimony yesterday aftetnidoa son-
ted mostly of identification of
ansactions between townships in the
unty and Gibb. Cross-exaina-
in by Conlin was routine until Mrs.
ary Toney, treasurer of LimAb town-
dp, took the stand to testify that no
ti tds had been made b Gibb on
veral checks that she had issued for
e township. She was challenged
amediately by Attorney Conlin who
inted out that the only records in
ipossession either did not shoW
4at payments were made or what
dictions, if any, had been given.
When Prosecutor Rapp insisted
at regardless of what billing had,
en made, the checks had been

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'The fire laddies were moving fast
Monday morning . . . they had to
despond to two fire alarm calls within
five minutes. A garage was saved on
one trip . . but a roast burned up
on the other. The blaze-busters
also answered three minor calls over
the weekehd.
The University Hospital and
St. Joseph's Mercy Hospital are
on the list of approved hospitals
of the American College of Sur-
geons as announced Monday at
the opening of the :annual Hos-'
pitai Standardization Conference
in Philadelphia.
'Washtenaw County's board of Sup-
ervisors is still considering the crea-
tion of a county health unit here,.
so on Monday they listened to a report
from a delegation from Ingham
county, where a similar plan is al-
ready in operation.
Rev. Thomas R. Carey of St.
Thomas Church has announced
extensive plans for the observ-
ance in 1940 of the 100th anni-
versary since St. Thomas Catho-
lic Church became a parish with
a resident priest. The plans in-
clude many improvements to the
church edifice . . inbluding in-
stallation of a modern lighting
system. The work will begin,
early in 1940, and is expected to
be completed by Easter.

TUESDAY, OCT. 17, 1939
VOL. L. No. 20
J otes
To Deans, Directors, Departmentj
Heads and Others Responsible for
Payrolls for the first semester are,
ready for approval. This should be
done at the Business Office before,
Oct. 18 if checks are to be issued on
Oct. 31.
The Michigan Chapter of the gen-
eral Honorary Society of Phi Kappa
Phi invites returning alumnae and
members from other colleges to affil-
iate with the local chapter. Notify
the Secretary of Phi ka Pa Phi, R. S.
Swinton, 308 Engr. Annex, Campus,
or phone 4121 Ext. 649.
Phillips Scholarships: Freshman
students who presented four units of
]satin, with or without Greek, for ad-
mission to the University, and who,
are continuing the study of either
language, may compete for the Phil-
lips Classical Scholarships. Awards
will be based on the results of an ex-
amination covering the preparatory
work in Latin or in both Latin and
Greek, as described in the bulletin on,
scholarships, which may be obtained
in Room 1, University Hall. The ex-
amination will be held this year in
Room 2014 Angell Hall on Tuesday,
October 24, at 4:00 P.M. Interested
students may leave their names with
Professor W. E. Blake (2024 A. H.)
or Professor J. I. Dunlap (2028 A.H.).
Bronson-Thomas Prize in German:
Value $40. Open to all untiergradu-
ate students in German of distinctly
American training. Will be award-
ed on the results of a, three-hour
essay competition to be held under
departmental, supervision in the lat-
ter half of March, 1940 (exact date
to be announced two weeks in ad-
vance) Contestants must satisfy the
Mrs. Murphy To Talk
On Caring For Children

Department that they have done their
reading in German. The essay- mayt
be written in English or German.
Each contestant will be free to choose
his own subject from a list of at least
30 offered. The list will cover .six;
chapters in the development of Ger-
man literature from 1750 to, 1900,
each of which will be represented by
at least five subjects. Students who
wish to compete must be taking a
course in German (32 or above) at'
the time of the competition. They
should register and obtain directions
as soon as possible at the office of tje
German department, 204 University
The University Bureau of Appoint-
ments and Occupational Information
has received notice of the following
United States Civil Service examina-
tions. The last date for filing appli-
cation is noted in each case:
Junior veterinarian, salary: $2,000,
Nov. 6.
Bureau of Economic Regulation,
Civil Aero. Authority:
Head analyst, salary: $4,600; Nov. 13.

Pffinc'al analyst, salary: $3,800, Nov.'
Senior analyst, salary: $3,500, Nov. 13.
Analyst, salary: $3,200, Nov 13.
Assistant analyst, salary: $2,600, Nov.
Principal agricultural economist,
salary: $5,600, Nov. 13..
senior agricultural economist, sal-
'ary: $4,600, Nov. 13.
Agricultural economist, salary: $3,-
800, Nov. 13.
Associate agricultural economist,
salary, $3,200, Nov. 13.
Assistant agricultural economist,
salary: $2,600, .Nov. .13.
Curator of sculpture, Smithsonian
Inst., salary: $4,600, Nov. 13..
Associate curator, Smithsoniah In-
stftution, salary: $3,200, Nov. 13.
Nov. 13.
Senior medical officer, salary: $4,-
600, Nova 13.
M'edical o1ficer, salary: $3,800, Nov.
Assodiate medical officer, salary:
$3,00, Nov. 13.
Complete announcements on file at
the University Bureau of Appoint-
ments and Occupational Information,
201 Mason Hall. Office hours: 9-12
and 2-4.

Box," which will be givent
20, and Saturday, Oct. 21,
immediately on the lists
bulletin board in the .Lea
graduate office.

Academic Notices
Preliminary examinations for the
Ph.D. in English will be given in Room
3217 A.H. according to the following
American Literature with Contin
ental Backgrounds, Wed., Nov. 1, 9-12
English Literature, 1700-1900, Sat,
Nov. 4, 9-12 a.-.
English Literature,. 1550-1700, Wed.,
Nov. 8, 9-12 a.m.
English Literature, Beginnings to
1550, Sat., Nov. 11, 9-12 a.m.
Those expecting to takethe exam-
inations should leave. their names
with Prof. N. E. Nelson, 3232 A.H.,
MW 3-4y:30.
Geolgy..11, and Geology make-up

Botany I Make-up Final Exam for
students who we're absent fromi the
examination in June Will be. given
Monday, October 23, at 7:00 P.M. in
Room 2004 N.S.
~Psychology 34, 38 and 42 Makeup
Examination will be held Wednesday,
October 18, at 7:30 P.M. in Room
3126 Natural Science Building.
American Chemical Society. Dr. G.
E. F. Lundell, Chief of the Chemistry
Division, U.S. Bureau of Standards,
'will lecture~ on "Chemical Analysis,
its Services to Science and Industry,
its Problems, and its Role in the Fu-
(Continued on Page 4)

Friday, Oct.
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s far as she krew, "th6 checks
irned right over to the cotnty
'er." . - .
r township officials who testi-
r Prosecutor' Rapp were Fred
erman, jr., treasurer of Aigus-
nship and Mrs. Mary L..Boyce,
er of Linden towns;hip,, Helz-
had been on the stand Priday
ig, but was called back yester-
clarify his transactions for


the township's re-
burned by the for-

U.S. To Mediate
Lritration, Disarmament
Are Important Points
(Continued from Pag e ..
eans arbitration of every difference
no-matter how small or how large-
two nations can not arive at a
uitually satisfactory solutioi by'
,emselves, he said.
No group of people should ever
ve their nationality changed with-
t their consent, said Professoi $los-
n. This would prevent p6*rs
DM marking "land arms" a er
any has done, he expldfhid; and
the same time it would keep the
inority groups in question from
ing pushed about like pawns. The
ebiscite conducted by inpartial riut-
als is the ideal means of ale'rvinig
is end, he continued, citing the
ebiscite held in the Saar distniet
one of this type.
These points, he said, should be
htained in the peace plans which
esident Roosevelt ought. to pre-a
ut immediately to the nations of
mrope. Other p'ovisions, such as
rndiatory board with physical
Wer, should also be included, he
.;tinued, in order to make this
ace lasting.
When, peace finally seems feasible,
ofessor Slosson said, the fact that
nsible proposals have already been
ade will help the cause of peace.
ir plans may well prove to be an
pression of the ideas of the people
ho desire peace, and it can do no
,rm to make an effort to end war
e though it seems to have little
ance of immediate success, he con-
SU Peace Commnittee
To Discuss Neutrality Act
The Peace Commission of the
nierican Student Union which will
ld their second meeting of the year
7:30 p.m. tonight at the Union
11 discuss the Neutrality Act, among
her subjects.
The topic was raised at the last
eeting but deferredbecause of lim-
d time. Any decisions that the
ace Commission reaches will, not
cessarily represent those of the
U, but will be subject to approval
the entire membership.
of severe injury with that old. step-
ladder or chair. At Schlenker's yon

The men who solicit money for the
Ann Arbor Community Fund began
their work today . . . but they are
only contac'ting organizations who
give special gifts. The real drive will
begin two weeks hence . . . from
Oct. 31 to Nov. 6.
Alumnae Study
D or- m Scheme
President Johnson Calls
Board Meeting Friday
Plans for financing the construc-
ion of a new girls' cooperative dor-
mitory will be discussed at a meeting:
of the board of directors of the Alum-
nae Council at 11 a.m. Friday in the
Mary B. Henderson Room of the
The national alumnae program for.
the coming year will also be consid-
ered at the meeting which has been
called by the president, Mrs. Irene
Guests asked to be' present at the
discussion are President Ruthven,
Regent Esther Cram of Flint, Dean
Alice Lloyd, Prof. Katherine Cham-
berlain of the physics department in
Wayne University, Mrs. Stowell Steb-
bins of Marshall, Mrs. Mortimer Rob-
erts of Grand Rapids, Mrs. D. H.
Brumm of Lansing, Mrs. James Ken-
nedy, Mrs. A. C. Furstenberg, Mrs.
Theophile Raphieil, ,Mrs. Clarence
Skinner, and Mrs. S. Beach Conger.

"Caring For Other Peoples' Chil-
dren" will be discussed by Mrs. Irene
Murphy, '28, secretary of Detroit's
Central Volunteer Council, at 10 am.
today in the Michigan Children's In-
stitute before members of the Social
Service Seminar.
The Socia' Service Seminar, spon-
sored by the Ann Arbor Community
Fund and privately financed, repre-
sents a group of laymen organized to
study the current needs and problems
of the community.
Student Is Shot In Foot;
Consider Toe Amputation
.Kenheth Troy, '40, of Cincinnati,
living at 1912 eddes, was acciden-
tally shot in the right foot yesterday
while out hunting near the city lim-
its. The injury occirred when his
own shot gun, pointing downward,
went off.
Troy is in the University Hospital,
where amputation of the middle toe
of the injured foot is being con-


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A Acer red, with velvety bi'own undertones
...to harmonize with the new fall costume
colors. Exotic, thrilling and a trifle reckless.

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