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VOL. L. No. 21
Smith Elected
Class President,
By Engineers;
Only 122 Vote
Forbes Chosen Treasurer
And Estes Is Secretary
In Year's Initial Poll
President Climaxes
Active College Life

year
year,
of ti
140 e

Smith, Hugh Estes and
bes were elected to the
)sts of president, secre-
asurer of the senior en-
ss by 122 engineers who.
polls in the first class
the year yesterday.
as slightly lighter this
) the same election last
E. Brown, '40E president
eering council, reported.
s turned out to vote at
nding election last year.
Live On Campus
new senior engineering
s been active in campus
reasurer of the freshman
s also a member of the
ack and boxing squads.
member of Triangle, en-,
eternity, Phi Eta Sigma,
nor society, Tau Beta Pi,
honor society and Chi
Y. Hishome town is Ak-
etroit, . is a member of
Tau, engineering speech
Tau Beta Pi. He is known
for his magic entertain-
vhich he indulges as a'
s, East Falmouth, Mass.,
member of the Interfra-
ncil for the past two
s now a member of the
mmittee. He is also a
'e to the Engineering
a the American Society
cal Engineers student
l is president of Delta
ernity.
her Candidates
ldidates who had peti-
rices were C. Owen Brod-
;onrath, Robert K. Tiede-
eodore Zurhurst for pres-
y C. Billings and Robert
r secretary and Robert
id Paul C. Robertson for
on was conducted by the
cordance with its duties'
k over from the defunct:
Zcil last year. Polling
located in the Engineer-
Ze entrance of the West
Building and in the lobby
Engineering Building.
officers elected will hold
ive posts until the fifth
n, at whirh time a new,

Z-323
5,000 Cheer
VarsityNight
Annual Show
Before an enthusiastic audience of
5,000 that filled Hill Auditorium to
the last row of the second balcony'
the University Band presented its
fourth annual Varsity Night radio
program last night.
Highlights of the program were the
two quiz contests directed by Prof.
John L. Brumm of the journalism
department, and participated in by
eight students drawn from the vast
audience. Apart from the regular
prizes, each student was awarded a
free pass to, one of the -dances either
at the League or at the Union.
Harry Wismer and Ty Tyson, ace.
sports-commentators from Detroit
stations' appeared before the micro-
phone during the program, Wismer
taking the microphone with him into
the audience to interview the stu-
dents on the outcome of the Michi-
gan-Chicago game. Tyson told the
story of football broadcasting at the
University.
Other features of the program were
the Band's appearance as a glee club
in a special arrangement of "Over the
Rainbow," the singing of Mariam
Westerman of the University Quar-
tette, and the brilliant cornet solo by
Alvin Johnson, one-time member of
the United States Army Band.
Counts Relates
School Ideals
To emocracy

CAA Names
51 For Flight
SchoolHere
Ground Training Already
Started; Actual Flying
Lessons To Begin Soon
Group To Complete
Program Next June
Fifty-one students, selected on a
basis of scholarship and physical ex-I
cellence, were named yesterday by
the Civil Aeronautics Authority toE
undertake flight training under the
provisions of the CAA Civilian Pilotj
Training Program.
Ground school for the students has
already begun and will continue
throughout the first semester. Flightt
training will begin early next week1
and will be completed by June 15,
1940.
In this time the program will pro-
vide sufficient training to pr'epare a<
student for a private pilot's certifi-
cate of competency. It will include 72
hours of ground school and 35 to 50
hours of flight instruction at locale
airports.-
In selecting applicants, the CAA
gave preference to students with one
year's residence at the University and
to students having high scholastic
standings. Students were selected onl
a quasis from all departments of the
University.
The students selected include: L.
Charles Ballance, SpecL, Paw Paw;f
Vernon C. Bengal, '41E, Blackfoot,
Ida.; Arthur J. Billet, '42E, Berkley;
Arthur J. Brandt, jr., '40E, Birming-
ham, Mich.; Edward G. Bull, '40E,.
Stockton, N.Y.; Casey M. Carter, '40,
Hollywood, Calif.; Edward Crossley,
jr., '41BAd, Flint. -
Others were Daniel E. Culver, '40,)
(Continued on Page 2)
connally Say
oeS Hat Vote
Amendment For Shipping
Being Slowly Framed
WASHINGTON, Oct. 17. -()-
Casually, but directly, Senator Con-
nally (Dem.-Tex.) accused opponents
of the Administration neutrality bill
of "filibustering" against tht meas-
ure today during a spirited Senate
debate.
He made the accusation, as a play
on words and in a manner so off-
hand that it went virtually unnoticed
by the opposition group, and for the
time being it went unanswered.
It was the first time, however, the
word had been used by any Senator
associated with the leadership in the
fight for repeal of the arms embargo,
and thus was regarded as indicative
of what some of them believe they
may have to contend with before the
Neutrality Act reaches a final vote.
Meanwhile, the Administratio
'leadership was slowly framng an
amendment to the bill to permit
American vessels to carry cargoes to
any ports in the Pacific and Indian
oceans and possibly to ports in the
South Atlantic.
Chairman Pittman (Dem.-Nev.)
, announced that Democratic members
of the Senate Foreign Relations Com-
mittee would meet tomorrow to con-
sider a half dozen proposed amend-
ments to the shipping provision.

State Parent
Group Plans
Meeting Here
Annual Education Institute
To Assemble Nov. 7-10;
Jay Allen WillSpeak
Theme To Treat
'The Community'
The 10th Annual Parent Education
Institute, a project of the Michigan
Congress of Parents and Teachers
and the Extension Service of the Uni-
versity, will be held Nov. 7, 8, 9 and
10.
The theme of the Institute will
concern "The Community-Its In-
ternational Aspects, Its Responsibility
to Youth, Its Enduring Values and
Its Search for Facts."
Jay Allen, Spanish war correspon-
dent and roving reporter for the Chi-
cago Tribune and London News
Chronicle will highlight the program
at 2 p.m. Nov. 10 with an address on
"Propaganda in the News and How
to Spot It" after which he will lead
a forum entitled "When Instructed
-When Propagandized."
Slosson To Speak
, Prof. Prestoli W. Slosson of the
h istory department will follow the
opening talk at 10 a.m. Nov. 2 in the
Lecture Hall of the Rackham School
by Mrs. J. K. Pettengill, president of
the National Congress of Parents and
Teachers, with a lecture at 11 a.m.
entitled "Europe Takes the Plunge."
The afternoon session will be fea-
tured by a panel on "What Shall We
Tell Our Children About the War?"
Panel members, among others, will
include Mr. Leo Fitzpatrick of Sta-
tion WJR in Detroit and Mr. Kenneth
Morgan, director of the SRA of the
University.
"The Community-Its Responsi-
bility to Youth" will provide the topic
of the second day's discussions. Mr.
Edward J. Crawley, chief probation
officer of the Municipal Court in
Cleveland, 0., will lecture on the "Re-
sponsibility for Crime." Mr. Karl F.
Zeisler, managing editor of the Mn-
roe Evening News, will lead the dis-
cussion following.
Tibbets To Speak
Mr. Clark Tibbetts, lecturer in so-
ciology and director of the Institute
for Human Adjustment, will feature
the afternoon session with an ad-
dress on "The Coming Michigan
Youth Survey." Hie will be followed
by conferences on "Personal Adjust
ment and Character Training"; "This
Side of the Court;" "Guidance Prob-
lems in High School"; A Michigan
Experiment with a Boy's Club" and
"Vocational Problems of Youth."
Dr. Ernest J. Chave of the Divinity
School of the University of Chicago,
(Pontinued on Page 6)
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ANN ARBOR, MICHIGAN, WEDNESDAY, OCT. 18, 1939 ,PICVE FIVEC

German Air Raid Infliets
Damage At Scapa Flow
U.S. Gets Soviet Messag
Russia Assures President Training Ship 'Iron Di
Finland's Independence MurthyWtres Hit In Attack On Br
Will Not Be Violated Fortified Na'al B
_____ He Will Attend IpratVco
Message ReportsImportantVctor
' dRut R t FeAe
'Friendly Parley' RReported At0Bei
WAHIGTNOc.7.-(IP- ." r "'a';""*" (Unless otherwise stated all fo
WASINGONOct 17dispaehes 'are subject to cnsors
President Kalinin of Russia assureddaso
President Roosevelt today that Rus- By EDWIN STOUT
sia's s;e aim in negotiations with LONDON, Oct. 17.-(l)-G
Finland was "consolidation f the- warplanes struck twice today a
reciprocal relations" and "strengthen- Scapa Flow lair of Britain'
Ing of friendly cooperation" between hitting and damaging the tr
the two countries, "'ship Iron Duke, and ranged ov
This was his reply to Mr. Roose- east coast of England and Sc
velt's message last week expressing in widespread scoutin raids
"the earnest hope that the Soviet
Union will make no demands on Fin- Four German planes were re
land which are inconsistent with the shot down, bringing their los
maintenance and development of eight in two days.
amicable and peaceful relations. be- "' "" The attacks followed yeste
tween the two countries, and the in- H raid on the Edinburgh and Fi
dependence of each." Forth area in which three E
The White House released the texts e naval vessels were slightly dar
of both messages, transmitted through 16 sailors and officers flled a
Ambassador Laurence Steinhardt.{injured
President Kalinin recalled that the Other Sinlkng There
independence of the Finnish republic They came as the governme
"was recognized by the free will of closed that the heavily-de
the Soviet government on Dec. 31, Scapa Flow harbor wasthe se
1917," and the sovereignty of Finland A'i ORNEY GENERAL MURPHY the U-boat sinking Saturday
was guaranteed by the peace treaty battleship Royal Oak, with 78
of Oct. 14, 1920, between the two Attorney General Frank Murphy lost.
countries., wired acceptance late yesterday of In the first attack today, at
"By the above-mentioned acts of the invtation to attend the Ruthven a.m., four German planes da
the Soviet government the basic prin- Anniversary Dinner, to be given Oct. the1training ship 'Iron Duke, I
ciples of the reciprocal relations be- 27 at Yost Field House. Until yes- Jellicoe's flagship in the World
tween the Soviet Union and Finland terday, Murphy's presence here for Scapa Flow wa the scene of
were defined," he said. the dinner was in doubt because of the most dramatic incidents in
unsettled conditions in Washington. history when the German Hint
The day before the dinner he will Fleet was scuttled there Jwu
Student ~e ate address the University Press Club of 1919, by German sailors who o
Michigan, holding its annual con- the seacocks rather than 1
alls Election venton here, on "Activities of the British have the surrendered
Department of Justice." He will also intact.
a o n nswer, questions. On ofthefu lae a
PetitiOnS .. W n sThe appearance of Senator Arthur th ritish to hav' eens
H. Vandenberg at the dinner remains this first attack, and th
doubtful, because of the present neu- aged.
Candidacies May Be Filed trality debate in the Senate, and the .e second attack was fron
Beginning Monday; Six possibility of a vote on the question to 2: 0 p.m. and was by "two :
S a e. R u e at any moment' tions of six and four aircraft
Signatures Are Requred Admiralty said.
No damage was done and on
Petitions for candidacy in tle fifth Andrews Resigns man plane destroyed, the Ad,
semi-annual Student Senate election reported.
on Friday, Nov. 3 may be filed begin- Wag e-Hour u fice B
fing next Monday at the Senate of- BERLIN, Oct. 17.-)-tIs
bombing planes attacked Britis
fices, 302 Union, Norman Schorr, WASHINGTON, Oct. 17.-(IP)- ships at Scapa Flow today
'40, and Stuart Knox, '40. co-direc- Elmer F. 'Aridrews stepped out as German official news age;n
tors of the election announced yes- wage-hour administrator today amid nounced
terday. a chorus of conflicting explanations The short announcement sE
Any student may enter a petition for his departure. British warship had been str
by having it signed by at least six' Praise for the way he put the year- heavy and medium weight
students and by paying a fifty cent old wage-hour act into operation that a British battle plane ha
fee at the Senate offices, Schorr said. mingled with contentions that he shot down and acknowledge
The offices will be open from 4 to 6 had not been tough enough, that he one German plane failed to
p.m. from Monday through Friday. had been too tough and that he had from the battle in which
clashed with Secretary of Labor Per- anti-aircraft defenses parti
Candidates may have a party name kins., furiously.
or other designation placed after their Neither the White House nor An- ur__usy.
names on the printed ballot if they drews gave any explanation of his
wish, Schorrsaid. They may also resignation, although Presiden C
take advantage of the special plat- Roosevelt's letter of acceptance e--o ii preslue
form page to be printed in The Daily pressed "heartfelt appreciation" for
the week of the election. what he had done to make the newTo'Speak , H
Voting for the election Nov. 3 will division "operate smoothly and ef-
begin at 9 a.m. and continue until ficiently."
5:30 p.m. with polling booths located Lieut. .Col. Philip Fleming, army Dr. Warbasse Will Di
at six vantage points on campus. district engineer at St. Paul, named
'The vote counting will be carried out by the White House to take over An- Cooperation And P
on the Hare system of proportional drews' duties, said only that the news
f representation, Schorr said. was not unexpected. Dr. James P. Warbasse. n

First University Lecturer
Lists Seven Necessary
Democratic Mentaliies
The development among our people
of a more adequate conception of
the role of a teacher is necessary be-
fore the schools, can teach democracy,
Prof. George S. Counts of Columbia
University told 400 students andt
teachers in the first of a series of
University lectures yesterday after-
noon in the Rackham School Audi-
torium.
Every democratic society needs to"
develop certain attitudes in its citi-
zens, Professor Counts advocated, and
listed seven democratic mentalities
which the school must support in
order to maintain the social system.
The mentalities necessary to┬░ foster
democracy are:
1. organization of the life and pro-
gram of school so as to develop a feel-
ing of competence and adequacy in
the student. 2, to create in the child
an allegiance to the democratic prin-
ciples of equality, liberty and free-
dom. 3, to develop systematically a
loyality to democratic processes of
free speech and movement. 4, to de-
velop a mentality marked by fairness
and integrity and perhaps even by a
scientific attitude:5, to develop a re-
spect for and appreciation of talent
and character, 6, to develop the fun-
damental sense of the obligation to
work. 7, to develop an enlightened
devotion to the good of 'the group,
community, to the nation, and to
the good of all mankind.
To develop these attitudes teach-
ers of free and independent spirit
must be chosen, Professor Counts
stated. Man must either learn how
to cooperate sufficiently to prevent
recurrence of depressions or he will
pass under the rule of dictatorship.

of the :
The tI
their res
class ret
elertion

Marriage Talks
To Attract 8001
Ticket Supply Is Limited;
Sale 'To Close Today
Approximately 800 tickets, avail-
able to seniors and graduates for
the Marriage Relations Course, which
begins Friday, were sold yesterday.
A limited number of tickets may
be purchased from 2 to 5 p.m. and
from 7 to 9 p.m. today at the League,
Union and Lawyers' Club. The fee'
for the course is $1. Women will
register at the League and men at
the Union and Lawyers', Club dur-
ing the times indicated.
No tickets will be sold to registrants
without their identification cards,
and students will be accepted in order
of registration. No course will be
given during the second semester
of this year.
All lectures will be given at 7:30
p.m. on their respective dates in the
Lecture Hall of the Rackham Build-
ing.
The first in the series of five lec-
tures by four noted authorities on
various phases of marriage and par-
enthood will be given Friday by Dr.
Ernest G. Osborne, assistant profes-
sor of education at Teachers Col-
lege, Columbia University, on "Psy-
chological Factors in Modern Mar-
riage." Students may feel free to
attend this meeting in formal dress
as the talk has been scheduled for
the night of the Union formal.
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Finnish Stand Against Russians
Regarded Hopeless By Stanton

: I II 1.GicuC&Ji
To Talk Today
Rev. H. P. Marley To Give
Humanist Point Of View
The Rev. Mr. H. P. Marley, of the
Unitarian church will give the second
in the series of "I Believe" lectures
at 8 p.m. today in the Rackham
Amphitheatre.
Aiming at a liberal interpretation
of religion and life, Reverend Marley
will present "the humanist point o1
view, together with an outline of the
social obligations 'of the church in
the modern world." The individual
as such, cannot be forgotten, he
said, but he must be given an en-
vironment which is hospitable to his
highest aims.
A graduate of Union Theologica
Seminary, with 10 years of student
religious work on campus as back-
ground, Mr. Marley is exceptionally
well-qualified to present the views
of the Unitarian creed, according t
Kenneth W. Morgan, director of the
Association at Lane Hall. He has
ber of the Friends' Service Commit.
also had wide experience as a mem-
tee camp in the Pennsylvania coa
fields, and completed, last summer
a study of government schools and
factories in Mexico.

It is pathetic to think that Fin-
land has any chance of resisting suc-
cessfully any attempt by Russia to'
force her into an alliance by the use
of military action, Prof. John W.
Stanton of the history department
said yesterday.
Russia, he explained, is determined'
to continue the establishment of her
version of the American Monroe Doc-
trine by building up a series of alli-
ances with states which border her.
own territory. She has already
smashed the neutral bloc of the minor
Baltic nations by concluding mutual
assistance pacts with Estonia, Latvia
and Lithuania, he continued. Finland,
he said, is the last member of the
late bloc, and Russia must have herx
cooperation.
With no pact between Russia and
Tr - I n . _3+t_..IA a - t- nr- nnu .p

Moscow, Professor Stanton comment-
ed, would provide permission for oc-
cupation of Finnish land by Soviet
troops in the event of a war against
a power of western Europe-it need
contain no clause forcing the Finns
to fight for a Russian cause not af-
fecting Finnish territorial integrity.
Although Finland is a state which
could offer no effective resistance to
Russian invasion, Professor Stanton
went on, her government, afraid of
being overwhelmed by the Soviets, is
holding off acceptance of the Rus-
sian pact in hope that Germany or
Sweden will come to her aid. It is
difficult for the Finns to under-
stand, he said, why Germany, the na-
tion most likely to be affected by
Russian expansion and power, will
give the Moscow government such a
free hand in the Baltic area.

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Michigan Coeds Spurn Local
Men For Yale Adonis Variety
By PAUL CHANDLER portant, these women claim that they
Breathe a prayer for the Michigan expect Yale's offspring to be "an
'man, folks. If the talk coming from improvement over some of the males
Alpha Phi sorority house means any- that have been chasing us around
thing, he's going to need it. so far this year."
It's all because the gentlemen from Before it was completed, the din-
IYa'e willbe shergoon.Ele'fobling table gab session turned into a
Yale will be here soon. Eli's football blanket indictment of those who wear
team will battle the Wolverines here- pants in Ann Arbor.
on Oct. 28, and there will be a train- As told to a Daily reporter, here are
load of New Haven males following some of the highpoints of the con-
along for a look at Michigan's co-eds. servation.
What's more, the young ladies in No Originality
Ann Arbor are already letting it be "Michigan men have about as much
known that they will welcome the originality as Charlie McCarthy. If
visitors from the east with a sigh and they are looking for something to do,
a smile. it is ine~itably a trip to the Bell, the
Alpha Phi has started the storm. Union . . . or the Arboretum."
The women who live in that house "Michigan men are self-centered
last night made' the announcement and conceited."
that they "were fed up with the un- "Yale men are self-centered and
originality of some of the men around conceited too. but they have a/ right

Miniature Crime Wave
Hits Two More Houses
A miniature crime wave seems to
have struck Ann Arbor Monday night,
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