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Editorial
Wendell Wilkie
And Free Enterprise..

VOL. L. No. 62 Z-323 ANN ARBOR, MICHIGAN, WEDNESDAY, NOV. 6, 1939

PRICE FIVE CENTS

Secretary Hull'
Terms Trade,
Pact Enemies
Short- Sighted
State Department Leader
Defends Policies As Aid
To World Prosperity
Farm Group Hears
Program Explained

Case Histories Reveal Necessity
For Good fellow Aid, To Needy

Special Edition Of
Funds Raised
By LAURENCE MASCO
As 25 campus leaders pr
streamlined technique for A
sale of the special Goodfello
the lists of student and An
needy increasingly reveal th
sity for their receiving outsi
tance.
Case histories of local n
prepared by Mrs. Gordon W. I
secretary of the Family Wel
reau, indicate the help she
is so necessary for the compl
tal andphyic~al hea2lt~h and

CHICAGO, Dec. 5.-(P)-Secretary ing of Ann Arbor's indigent.
Hull, assailing foes of his trade pacts Here are some cases whi
as "narrow and short-sighted," as- existed in Ann Arbor and exi
serted tonight that abandonment of in which financial aid given
the program would "render infinitely Goodfellow Daily might pr
more difficult the profess of build- happier, more stable life:
ing an orderly and prosperous world." Three brothers, 22, 19 and
Addressing the annual meeting of gld, enjoyed a well-balance 1
the American Farm Bureau Federa- 10 years ago when their fat
tion, the usually mild spoken secre- denly died. Their mother r
tary of state said that "never was a and again the brothers exper
more palpable and insidious false- happy home life. An autom
hood perpetrated on our farm peo- cident, however, resulted in t
ple" than to say that the $795,000,000 of both mother and step-fatl
in agricultural imports in the first as a result, the three broth
nine months of this year meant that forced to rely solely upon th
much loss to American farmers in the Spurning the offer of rely
American market. support the youngest of the
"In the difficult days which lie because the three desired to
ahead," he said, "the greatest of all together, the two oldest l
issues will be whether or not the school and found jobs, one w
world will be reconstructed along the night the other working du
lines of economic security and of day. By this arrangement, t
firmly established order under law, were able to live in a sing:
which will make unthinkable a repe- provided with only a double
tition of conditions of international a small gas stove. A uniquE
lawlessness and of economic chaos of shifts enabled two of the
such as we have witnessed in recent to sleep in the bed while t
years. brother was at work.
"In the resolving of these issues, Through the persistence of
the weight of our country's influence older brothers, however, the
may well prove to be decisive. . By est was able to remain in si
adhering to the trade policy which dream of owning his own tru
we now follow, we can throw our in- studying music in college, of b
fluence on the side of economic pro- a great musician. Now, the3
gress and of peace and order-to our brother plays in high school b
immense benefit."
In carrying his defense of the trade
program into the heart :f the farm Lecture Serie
belt, Hull apparently had in mind
those in Congress who have attacked E d Toni
the trade agreements as harmful to
agriculture. With less than a month
remaining before the next session, a Rev. Lemon Will
number of Senators and Representa-
tives of both major parties have Final 'I Believe' T
threatened a large-scale offensive,
against the agreements. Rev. W. P. Lemon, of t

Daily Will Be Issued Monday;
To Be Devoted To Charity
TT has revealed to his teachers the depth
repare a of his musical talent. Money from
Monday's the Goodfellow fund will enable this
w Daily, boy finally to own a trumpet of his
in Arbor own. It will give encouragement both
e neces- to him and his brothers to continue
de assis- in their efforts.
There is also the case of a young
eedy, as woman, 36 years old, who is forced to
Brevoort, support both her two children one of
fare Bu- which is permanently crippled be-
explains cause of infantile paralysis and the
ete men- mother of her deceased husband.
well-be- This woman, realizing after the
, death of her husband, the great prob-
lem confronting her, immediately
is tda studied stenography and found an ex-
isthe oacellent job in Ann Arbor. Life, then,
i by the (Continued on Page 3)
omote a Be A Goodfelow
16 years 0fg Q ili
ife until
16f years Interf raternity
her sud-
emarried Council Plans
ienced a
obile ac-hrist as Fete
he. death
her; and
ers were
emselves. Santa Claus To Distribute
atives to Presents To Children,
brothers
remain Grossman Announces
eft high
orking at Keeping up with the Christmas
ring the spirit, the Interfraternity Council
he three will hold its second annual Christmas
le room, Party for grade school children of
bed and Ann Arbor at 4:15 p.m. Monday in
e system Hill Auditorium, Jerome B. Gross-
brothers man, '41, of the Council announced
he third yesterday. Approximately 5,000 are
expected to attend, he added.
the two The party was first held last year,
young- and because of its success, the Coun-
chool, to cil has decided to make it an annual
mpet, of event. One indication of its success
ecoming was the fact that although only 2,000
youngest were expected, more than 4,000
and and showed up, Grossman said.
While individual fraternities have
held parties for the kids in their own
s houses in the past, this year the
Council expects to have the coopera -
ght tion of every house to make this a
gala affair. To provide entertain-
ment,the Council will have the Ann
G Arbor High School Band and the
Give University Glee Club on hand.
[alk The Michigan Theatre has agreed
again to furnish a novelty motion
he First picture. Favors will be passes out
give the by none other than Santa Claus who
p.m. to- will be introduced by Mayor Walter
itheatre. C. Sadler, Grossman said. President
Lewis, of Ruthven, Dean of Students Joseph A.
rch, an- Bursley, and Ann Arbor's director of
12, has physical education, Louis Hollway
will be present.
uncil of The party was originally conceived
each in and planned last year by Bud Lun-
mon vis- dahl, '38, Grossman said, and this
ermany, year, Thomas B. Adams, '40, and
Before Wilbur Davidson, '40, president and
mon was secretary of the Council plan to make
chool of the party bigger and better, in addi-
of Iowa. tion to laying plans for making it
the reli- an annual affair.
00 Pres- The committee in charge of the
rge resi- party includes: James Krieger, '41,
Alvin Copley, '41, Neal Seegert, '41,
duate of Ray Dwyer, '41, Lowell Moss, '41E,
master's Charles Wade '41 chairman, Merrill
r gradu- Johnson, '41E, and Grossman.
SSemin- Be A Goodfelow
n active Deadline Remains
an Cen-
For Senior Pictures
ing Slightly more than 1,000 seniors
tion2s have neglected to purchase their pic-
ture coupons for the senior section of
the Michiganensian, according to
uditions Richard T. Waterman, business man-
of the ager.
ting the Although the deadline for the.sale
be given of these coupons was last Saturday,
ia Men- any senior who desires to do so may
make special arrangements at the
vate au- Student Publications Building or at
and act- the photographers. he added.

Bank Study
Group Opens
Parley Today
Rodney, Griffin, Hayden
Will Talk At Conference
To Be Held In Union
Other Universities
Are Represented
Three study sessions will feature
the opening of the second annual
Bank Study Conference which is be-
ing held today under the cooperative
sponsorship of the Michigan Bankers'
Association, the State wanking De-
partment and the School of Business
Administration, it was announced
yesterday.
The Conference will open at 10:15
a.m. with two study sessions. The
first will consider "The Development
of Standards" and will feature an
address by Prof. R. G. Rodkey of the
School of Business Administration.
J. V. Norman, Jr., of Louisville, Ky.,
will address the other group on the
subject of "Reserves Against Earning
Assets."
Dean Clare E. Griffin of the School
of Business Administration will pre-
side at a luncheon to be held at 12:30
p.m. in the Union. "Banks and the
Government Bond Market" will be
discussed by Prof. L. H. Seltzer of
Wayne University, formerly associat-
ed with the Treasury Department, af-
ter the luncheon. '
The third study session will be held
at 3 p.m. in the amphitheatre of the
Rackham Building, following a pro-
gram of "Campus Highlights" to be
presented at 2 p.m. Round table dis-
cussions will be held at 5 p.m. in the
Union.
Prof. J. R. Hayden of the political
science department, will speak on the
subject of "America and the War in
China" at a dinner which will be
held at 6:15 p.m. in the Union.
"Management Investment Portfo-
lios of Country Banks" will be the
topic of discussion of the last study
conference at 9 a.m. tomorrow. L. R.
Lunden, of the University of Minne-
sota, editor of "Investment and Fi-
nancial Review," will address this
session. Round table discussions will
follow.
Be A Goodfelow
Guests Named
By West Quad
tiuthvens To Be Guests
At Residence Halls
President and Mrs. Ruthven, D. R.
:ennicott, regional director of the
PWA in Chicago, and the Regents of
' he University will be suecial guests at
the West Quadrangle bloc of Resi-
dence Halls Open House from 8 to 11
p.m. tomorrow, Prof. Karl Litzenberg,
director of residence halls announced
yesterday.
More than 100 students will act as
hosts and guides to escort students,
faculty and townspeople on a tour
through the dining halls, kitchens,
recreation rooms, study halls and stu-
dent rooms, Professor Litzenberg
said.
House directors will be in their
suites to receive guests. Resident ad-
visers, assistant resident advisers and
staff assistants will act a hosts for
the evening. Members of the Board
of Governors of the University Resi-
dence Halls also will greet visitors.
Regents who will be present are

Junius E. Beal, Franklin M. Cook,
Esther M. Cram, David H. Crowley,
Charles F. Hemans, John D. Lynch,
Edmund C. Shields, Ralph Stone, J.
Joseph Herbert, Harry G. Kipke and
Eugene B. Elliott.

Sphinx Chooses
13 After Horrors,
Traditional Ride
The wagon that rattled through
the streets of Ann Arbor yesterday
to the accompaniment of an ancient
Chant was an Egyptian caravan which
bore 13 neophytes into the land of the
Sphinx.
After the traditional ride, the
Sphinxes, old and new, gathered last
night in the Union for a banquet and
the initiation ceremony. Pharoah
Tom Harmon presided.
Chosen to the fraternity, an or-
ganization of prominent juniors in
the literary college, were two faculty
men and 11 students. The faculty
members chosen were Prof. Arthur
S. Aiton of the history department
and Prof. Frederic C. Crandall of the
English department.
Juniors who were elected included:
Ed Frutig, Fred Howarth, Jack Mey-
er, Bill Hynes, Charles Ross, Don
Canham, Bob Wagner, Ray Dwyer,
Bill Holmes, John Cory and Blaz
Lucas.
Be A Goodfellow
Frosh Senior
Ball Petitions
Dure Saturday
Engineers To Be Chosen
Committee Chairman;
Elections Start Dec. 11
Petitions for nomination in the
Frosh Frolic, Senior Ball and Busi-
ness Administration senior class of-
ficer elections must be in the hands
of the election administrators by
Saturday, Carl Wheeler, '40E, head
of the Men's Judiciary Council, re-
minded interested students, yesterday.
The elections for these offices will
be held next week. As in the J-Hop
elections, the chariman of both the
freshman and senior dancer will be
selected from the engineering echool
candidates, the selection being on a
rotating plan. In the business ad-
ministration school election, one vote
per position will be allowed while the
dance elections will permit one vote
per person.
Wheeler reminded freshmen that
under a ruling of the Judiciary Coun-
cil, members of the class of '43 and
succeeding classes will be allowed only
one major dance position in their
four years at school.nHe noted that
if an individual runs and is not elect-
ed he is still eligible for later elec-
tions.
Be A Goodfellow
Phi Kappa Phi
Holds Initiation

Finns Hold Front

As

Plan Peace

Move

Technic Views
Longer Course
For Engineers

Presbyterian Church, will
final "I Believe" lecture at 8
day in the Rackham Amph
The lecture by Rev. Henry I
St. Andrew's Episcopal Chui
nounced for Tuesday, Dec.
been cancelled.
Chosen by the Federal Co
Churches in America to pr
Europe last summer, Dr. Len

Scandinavians.

Arthur A rent's
Slum. Drama,
OpensToday
" . ..one-third of a nation . ."
Play Production's December offering,
will open at 8:30 p.m. today in the
Lydia Mendelssohn Theatre.I
It will be given at the same timer
every day through Saturday. TicketsI
may be secured at the theatre box
office.
This play, written by Arthur Arent,t
portrays a pressing modern problem,(
big city housing. Its first run in Newt
York City was long and successful.
Federal Theatre groups produced itf
for many months.I
The play's huge cast, its modern
appeal and its rapid-fire journalistict
style were important factors in its
choice by Play Production, Prof. Wil-
liam P. Halstead of the speech de-
partment, director of the play, de-I
clared.
Only setting for the play will be a
three-story cross-section of a big-city
tenement building. Four rooms, three
stairway landings and three hallways1
will be revealed in this set. No changel
of scenery will be needed, and action
can (and often does) take place inI
all rooms at once.I
" . ..one-third of a nation . . .."
features a speaking cast of 186, and a
huge list of extras. Only 83 actorst
actually take speaking parts, however,
some of them playing as many asi
seven roles, and all of them taking at
least two parts.
Although the play primarily showsI
the problem of big city housing, it is
(Continued on Page 3)4
Be A Goodfellow -
Sigma Rho tau
Defeats Toledo
Patent Debate Gives Team
First Victory Of Season
Michigan debaters in Sigma Rho
Tau defeated a rival engineering
speech team from the University of
Toledo last night in the Union by a
close decision on the 17-year period of
patent protection.
Speaking 'on the affirmative for
Michigan were. John Hammeleff, '42E,j
Dean Woodbury, '42E, Norman Tay-1
lor, '42E, and Bruno Rocca, '41E. This
is the second intercollegiate debate1
for the society. The team dropped a
decision to the University of Detroit1
last month.
Judges for the debate were Prof.
Frank A. Mickle of the mechanical.
engineering department, Prof. W. S.
Smith of Toledo University and Prof.
F. L. Fuller of Toledo.
Be A Goodfelow
'The Challenge', New
ASU Publication,;
Makes Debut Today{
Copies of the first issue of "The
Challenge," monthly magazine, edit-'
ed by the American Student Union,
will go on sale at 8 a.m. today, ac-
cording to June Harris, '40, chairman
of the publications commission.
"The Challenge" will be sold by
salesmen in front of the Union, and3
on the diagonal. Copies will also beI
available at the desk of the Union,
the League, Wahr's, The Bookroom1
and other local stores.
"Suffer Little Children," an article
by Elliott Maraniss, '40, editorial di-
rector of The Daily and Harry Stutz,
Grad., which analyzes the political1
economic and social causes for the
cut in hospitalization funds for Mich-
igan crippled children will be featured

in the first issue, Miss Harris said.
Be A Goodfellow
Chemical Engineers
Will Hear Merker
Mr. H. 1W1. Merker, of Parke Davis
and Co. in Detroit will be the guest
speaker at the annual fall banquet
of the student branch of the Ameri-
can Institute of Chemical Engineers
at 6:15 today in the Union.
The junior in the chemical en-
gineering department with the high-

Russian Forces Defeated
At Lake Ladoga; Soviets
Claim Victory In North
Norwegians Call
Emergency Parley
By LYNN HEINZERLING
HELSINKI, Dec. 5.--()-Fighting
back stubbornly with deadly auto-
matic rifle fire from trenches and
pillboxes on her frozen and lake-
dotted frontiers, Finland gave ground
slightly before a gathering Soviet at-
tack today but reported the capture
of many prisoners and the destruc-
tion of eight tanks in one sector.
Finnish aviation also took the of-
fensive, despite bad weather, a Fin-
nish army communique announced,
and Finnish fliers attacked Russian
troop concentrations while on re-
connaissance flights.
The communique did not mention a
Norwegian report that Finnish fliers
had destroyed 60 Russian planes with
incendiary bombs at Murmansk, So-
viet port of the Arctic Ocean about
60 miles from the Finnish border.
Another unconfirmed report said
Finnish planes had raided Paldiski,
Estonian port 45 miles across the
Gulf of Finland. Russia has leased a
base at Paldiski and from there Soviet
planes were alleged to have set out
to attack Helsinki.
The communique said 64 Russian
tanks had been destroyed in six days
fighting, and that enemy losses
amounted to 2,000 men.
The situation by sectors, as out-
lined by the communique was as fol-
lows:
Just north of Lake Ladoga, on the
eastern front-heavy enemy pressure,
with motorized equipment used effec-
tively. Many Russians taken pris-
oners and eight Soviet tanks de-
stroyed at Salmi, on the lake shore,
which the Russians reported occupy-
ing yesterday.
Petsamo, on the northern front-
the Soviet is moving great numbers of
troops against the Finns in the Arc-
tic, but the Finns are engaging in
frequent machine gun battles and are
using new automatic rifles with
devastating effect.
A little farther south, the Russians
captured the vlilage of Kuolojarvi,
about 31 miles from the frontier and
about the same distance north of the
Artie Circle.
Karelian Isthmus on the southern
front-the Finns withdrew according
to plan, they reported, from the vil-
lages of Uusikirkko, Valkjarvi and
Rautu during a "dull day."
Uusikirkko oh the railway line near
the Gulf of Finland coast, is about
200 miles from the border. Valkjarvi,
near the center of the isthmus, is
about six miles from the border, and
Rautu, near the Lake Ladoga Shore,.
is about nine miles from the border.
Scandinavian Parley
Called By Norway
COPENHAGEN, Dec. 5.-(IP)-Nor-
way issued a rush call today for a
conference of Scandinavian countries
to explore the possibilities of peace-
ful settlement of the Finnish-Russian
war and to take stock of their own
alarming situation.
Emphasizing the earnest desire of
the northern countries to reestab-
lish peace, Norwegian Foreign Minis-
ter Halvdan Koht invited the foreign
ministers of Sweden and Denmark to
meet with him in Oslo Thursday.
The prospect of any stronger stand
by the three nations in support of
Russian-invaded Finland was dim-
med, however, by a subsequent dec-
laration by Prime Minister Thovald
Stauning of Denmark that his coun-
try would maintain neutrality.
Sweden, showing increasing alarm
at the Soviet incursion into Finland,
mined her territorial waters near the
Fininsh-owned Aaland Islands, in the

Baltic and took other precautionary
steps to strengthen her defenses.

Six-year engineering curricula, pro ited Presbyterian pulpits in G
and con, will be argued by prominent France and Great Britain.
educators and industrialists in the coming to Ann Arbor, Dr. Len
pesofathseandDecember Michigan a faculty member in the S
pages of the Dcme MihgnReligion at the University
Technic which goes on sale today. ionaheUhvsityen
Viewing the advantages and disad- For fear he ha b ,e
vantages of such a change, the Tech- gious leader of more than 1,5
nic presents. the opinions of Charles byterian students, and of a la
F. Kettering, vice-president in charge dent membership.
of research, General Motors, Harvey Reverend Lemon is a gra
Merker, plant superintendent of Huron College, and has ai
Parke Davis, William B. Stout, pr degree from Princeton. Afte
dent of the Stout Engineering Lab- ating from Union Theological
oratories and a statement from the ary in 1915, he has been a
Dean G.M.Butler of the University contributor to "The. Christia
of. Arizona college of engineering. tury" magazine.
Of general interest is an editorial
proposing a change in the present Hoyer To Start Cast
system of football ticket allotment to
insure upperclassmen of the better After Final Audi
seats.
Also included will be technical fea- After one final session of a
tures on "Evolution of Wing Design" today, Roy Hoyer, director
by Alston B. Mickle, '40E, "Cutting Union Opera, will begin selec
Fluids" by Prof. Orlan W. Boston of cast for the production to b
the metal processing department and Feb. 28 to March 2 at the Lyd
"Arc Welding" by Prof. Frank A. delssohn Theatre.
Mickle of the ;mechanical engineer- Director Hoyer will give pri
ing department. ditions for singing, dancinga
Be A Goodfellow ing- parts from 7 to 9 p.m.t
the Union. The room numbe
N orthw estern posted on the Union bulletin
The first steps of casting
gin tomororw. At 9 p.m. t
To Debate Here call will be issued for parts
comedy chorus. Half of the n
have thus far qualified forl
Varsity Squad Will Close the chorus will try out at 9,
others, at 10 p.m. in the Un
1939 Season Tomorrow rehearsal of members of the
chorus will be held at 11 p.m,
Michigan varsity debaters will meet Be A Goodfellow -
Northwestern in the season's final
non-decision contest on the railroad Concert Band 0
question at 8 p.m. tomorrow in the
North Lounge of the Union. Special__Prop
Edgar Clinton, '41 and John Huston,
'41, will take the affirmative of the The University Concert Ba
topic, "Resolved: That the Federal present a concert consisting o
Government Should Own and Oper- cal and semi-classical selec
ate the Railroads." 8 p.m. today in the Union B
The Union Executive Council under The program is sponsored byt

Prof.
To

White Gives Address
59 New Members

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Campus Organizations Pledge
Support To Wmter Wonderland'

Fifty-nine initiates of Phi Kappa
Phi, national scholastic honor so-
ciety, were formally installed at the
annual initiation and dinner held in
the Union yesterday. Phi Kappa Phi
is unique in the fact that its members
are selected from all of the graduate
and undergraduate schools of the
university.
Following the dinner two initiates
from the School of Music entertained
with musical selections. Derhua
Skinner played "Unser dummer Pro-
bel meint" from Mozart's "Varia-
tions," and Kathleen Rinck played
Beethoven's Sonata Op. 57, "Allegro
Assai."
Dr. Warren E. Forsythe, president,
conducted the initiation ceremony
following Dean Alice C. Lloyd's pre-
sentation. Prof. Leslie A. White, act-
ing chairman of the anthropology
department, guest speaker, addressed
the group on "The Science of Cul-
ture," which centered around the
question of why peoples behave as
they do.
Be A Goodfellow
Union To Sponsor
New Bridge Series
First of the regular Union spon-
sored bridge tournaments will be held
at 7 p.m. tomorrow in Room 304 of
the Union, according to Irl Brent,
'41E, in charge of the program. The
tournaments are held weekly, the
evening's high scoring receiving a free
pass to a Union dance.
Entry blanks for Tuesday's all cam-
pus event must be filled out by 5 p.m.
of the day of the tournament, Brent

More than 28 campus organizations
have pledged their support in a cam-
paign to sell 6,000 tickets for "Winter
Wonderaland," 12th annual Soph
Cabaret to be held Friday and Satur-
day at the League, according to Rose-
bud Scott, '42, ticket chairman..
With opportunities for necessary
corrective treatment for crippled in-
digent children curtailed at the Uni-
versity Hospital and 70 other State
institutions, the need for funds is
more pressing than it has ever been
before, Carl Petersen, '40, chairman
of the Cripnled Children's Benefit

is five years old and has a bilateral
clubfoot. This deformity has been
over-corrected by means of a cast,
Petersen said, and is now ready for
operative procedure. Unless the
necessary corrective operation is un-
dertaken, Johnny's feet will continue
to grow in deformity, he said.
It is for cases like this that funds
are being solicited, Petersen said.
Campus and local groups have been
asked to cooperate "100 per cent" in
making this project a concrete form
of expressing community sympathy

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