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SAZ"CTI I3AY, JULY 5, 1931


UrI >it ttw a social system has become unen-~
durable they have the right to AATE R ll
r change it." IT
That some change in our econo- R -1/
Puubbier ems y oring aeept Mnay 1mic outlook may be impending is LR
iud, sthe Jlvorsity Summer ses.on by the supported by a statement of
noati ti the Governor of the Bank of Eng-HERE
Te Assocated Pren i ecluively entitle dGoMrMntagutherBan ofEng-
to the use for republication of all news d land, r. Moagu Norman n a Or rather, Lark was here. Lark,
t rdited toit or not otherwise redited letter to Governor Moret of the n case you don't already know, or
xths pandau the locl news published ncs o o taraykoa
herein. All rights of republication of pecial Bank of France a few months ago, at least acknowledge the fact, was
dispatch. herein are also reserved. "Unless drastic measures are taken a pretty witty fellow who kept this
letercd at the Ann Arbor, Michigan, post- to save it, the capitalist system column alive for a period of a year
@11c as second Class matter.thogothecvlzdwrdilp
throughout the civilized world will or so before the day of Joe Tinker
Subscription b carrier, $1.60; by mail,b e wrecked within a year. I should (who now takes his humor more
like this prediction to be filed for seriously-writing the editorials in
oAice: Press uiling, Maynard Street, future reference. the columns just west of here).
Telephone.: Editorial, 4923; BusIness Hjalmar Schacht, former head of Lark was here, as we said. He, it
.1214. the Reichsbank, in his recent vol-1 seems, has been just one of the
EDITORIAL STAFF ume on Reparations has this to 3,000 or so lit school graduates of
MANAGiNG EDITOR say, "A capitalism which can not the last two years who has been
HARoLD o. WARREN, ,a. feed the workers of the world has making sporadic trips to New York,
Editorial Director........... Gurney Williams no right to exist. The ruling classes going hungry a day, and coming
of the world today have as com- I back to the hinterland, firmly con-
┬░ASSOCIATE EDITORSlaeyfieinotci adrh
c. W. Carpntr arl Meloy pletely failed in political leadership verted to communism. There's
. R. Chb b Sher x. quraishi as in economic." nothing like an empty stomach for
Brbara Null lenor Rairdlo:)
Charles C. Irwin Edgar Racine o-- heavy thinking, we always said.
Susan Manchoitu Marion Thornton Fruits of this emt, (oos, pardon
P. Cutler Showers {a'.1 py Pp
BU$1NE88 STAFF WThat Other Sa us) heavy thinking are startlingly
revealed in the following bit of pub-
1USINESS MANAGER licity which Lark slipped into the
WiLtIAM R. woRBOYS I copy basket yesterday while we
Assistant Business Manager .. Vernon Bishop ANCE ANDweren't looking and which we don't
Goctrats Manager ..............arl Marty wre'
Advertising Manager.........jack Bunting DISARMAMENT I intend to print. It reads as follows:
.4 own 'i Circulation.........Thomas Muir LARK ANNOUNCES
Night Editor-C. W. CARPENTER (The New York Times) ( MAYORAL CANDIDACY
In reading the memorandum of ON COMMUNIST TICKET
SATURDAY, JULY 25, 1931 {the French Government on disar- rspedIaI to Tr e aIly
mament, just sent to the League of M U S K M E L O N CENTER,
SOCIAL CHANGE IS Nations, one has to distinguish be- Mich. (That really isn't the
INEVITABLE tween the facts set forth and the name, of course, but it's over on
inferences drawn. In general, the Lake Michigan somewhere),
Although change is the only con- position taken is very like that laid July 24.-Lark, perennial col-
stant and ever true law of life, in- down by M. Doumergue, just before lege boy of Muskmelon Center
dividual or social, those opposed to he retired from the Presidency of and son of Mr. Lark, local cap-
change usually occupy positions of the Republic. It is that France is italist, last night announced his
power and influence in every so- perfectly willing to reduce arma- candidacy for mayor of this
ciety. They firmly close their eyes ments-in fact, has since the war city on the Communist ticket.
like ostriches are supposed to do made a great cut in her own-but Lark is particularly well
when they meet an unpleasant sit- that she cannot neglect the question suited to be the standard bear-
uation. Yet all human history is of national security. This is the er of the workers' party inas-
witness to the liberalization of the ghost which has haunted France for much as he has never done a
institutions of mankind. Against all more than a hundred years, and her day's work in his life. (Editor's
odds those seeking a truer adjust- people cannot be blamed for still note: not even when he was
ment to the ideals of a "good life" fearing it. In the official statement managing Editor of this very
for the majority of their fellow be- just delivered at Geneva by the paper. He was a Republican
ings have from generation to gen- French Government, there is a full then.) His platform is based on
eration won because of their per- and apparently frank and accurate the following points: 1. More
sistence and perhaps the eventual report of the present strength of graft for the party in power;
destiny of man is to be the master the French Army and Navy, along 2. Subject to change without
of his environment. with the auxiliary air forces. "The notice.
The advocates of all social change'French record the fact that they His entry into the mayoralty
may be summarily classified under have welcomed every agency and race threw a cockleshel into
two groups, those seeking a func- movement for the peaceful settle- political circles here. It seems
tional change and those proposing ment of disputes betwen nations, that Mr. Lark, capitalistic fa-
a structural change. The advocates and have, in truth, taken advantage ther of young Lark, has similar
of functional change believe that of the provisions of the Covenant of designs on the same public of-
society as at present constituted is the League and of the Locarno fice and will probably receive
fundamentally right, only it needs Treaties to shorten the term of mil- the nomination of the Repub-
some minor corrections here and itary service and in other ways de- lican constituency.
there and that reforms which they creasertheir expenses in prepara- To clarify the situation, cor-
advocate will bring the "good life" tion for apssible war of national mnist-Lark said last night:
within the reach of all. They seem defense. But they feel that, unless "I expect to conduct a fearless
to see the failures and crises in some further and more binding campaign. I shall expose him
economic and political conditions guarantee is given them, there is a for what he is." At this junc-
as the result of no inherent faulty limit beyond which they cannot go ture, Lark looked at press rep-
structure. Of such a group are the with safety. resentatives. They looked at
legislation seekers, they want an What more do they ask? It is set Lark. They tittered knowingly.
eight hour day, workmen's compen- forth in their memorandum to the Lark, in his same original
saton acts, lower or higher tariff League. If there is to be a complete manner which has character-
rates, and perhaps the bolder renunciation of war, with armed ized all his previous efforts, de-
among them seek the enactment of j forces necessary only as a sort of dared: "Any capitalistic system
laws to control public utilities, to police power, there must be interna- which cannot support its work-
provide unemployment Insurance, tional assurances which will war- ers does not deserve to exist."
oh age pensions and abolition of rant even weak and exposed nations ROLLS ONE-TENTH CEN-
child labor, etc., etc. They are sat- in disarming. Nothing less will do TURY CLUB
isfied that within the present or- than a universal treaty carrying the This is to announce that graduate
ganization of wealth ownership are obligation to come instantly to the student readers of Rolls may join
to be found the means of making help of any nation attacked. This our proposed Washtenaw County
ife liveable. would mean, of course, a sharpen- One-Tenth Century club, simply by
The advocates of structural ing of the Briand-Kellogg treaty re- sending in their names-that is,
hange see no health in present day nouncing war as an instrument of if they are less than 10 years old.1
structure of our economic and po- national policy and putting into it Anyone who isn't a graduate beore
litical makeup. They proclaim that precise and solemn pledges of the the age of 10, what with all these
a system which at best is unplan- kind which the French request. It Midwestern universities running as.
ned for the production of the ma- is an idea which has been stirring they do, ought to be ashamed.j
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Cor. S. State and E. Washington Sts.
I)s Frederick B. Fisher, Minister
10:45 A. M.-Morning Worship.
Bishop William F. Anderson
of Boston.

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Division and Catherine Streets
iRv'rvrenR Hpnr' I1 .wic. Rpctc..
Reverend Duncan E. Mann, Assistant
8:00 A. M.-Holy Communion.
10:00 A. M.--Brotherhood of St.
Andrew's Bible class, Harley Kline,
Ii :00 A. NI.---Summer Kindergarten.
Miss Eunice Campbell, director.
11:00 A. M---Morning prayer and
sermon by the Rev. Henry L<'wis,
"The Church Looks to the Fu-
tu re."
7:00 P. M.--Sunset Service at the
Presbyterian Church House. Speak-
er Dr. Albert Jacobs, "Religion and
Family Law."
iuesaay open house at Harris Hall
from four to six.


Huron and Division Sts.
Merle H. Anderson, Minister
Alfred Lee Klaer, University Pastor
10:4? A. M.-vlorning Worship.
Se' muti: "The Story of Esther" by
Alfred Lee Klaer.
5:30 P. M.--Social Hour {at the
Church House.
7:00 P. M.-Union Vesper Service
in the Grove at the Church House,
1432 Washtenaw Avenue. Speaker:
Dr. Albert Charles Jacobs of Co-
lumbia University on "Religion
andJ Frmily Life.'


12:00 N.-Student Bible Class, Wes-'
ley Hall.j
6:00 P. M.-Devotional Meeting,';
Wesley Hall. Speaker: Miss Ethel
McCormick, Social Director, Dean{
of Women's Office.
409 S. Division St.
10:30 A. M.-Regular Morning
ice. Sermon topic: "Truth."
11:45 A. M.-Sunday School follow-
ing the morning service



E. Huron, below
R. Edward Sayles,l
:oward R. Chapman,l

Minister for



I:30 P. M.-Wednesday
resrimonial meeting


9:30 A. M.-The Church School.
a: 45 A. M.-Worship. Mr. Sayles
will sneak on
"Faith and Suffering."
0 N.-Student and friends meet
for 35 minutes in west transept of
the church. Mr. Wallace Watt
will speak..
7:00 P. M.-Union Service on
Preshvterin Church House lawn
at 1432 Washtenaw Avenue.

The Reading Room, 10 and I'
rate Savings Bank Building, is opei
arly from 12 to 5 o'clock, excep
undays and legal holidays



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witho ut water
If you are a regular Camel Camels now are wrapped in
smoker you already have no- moisture-proof Cellophane and
ticed a big improvement in air-sealed.
your favorite cigarette. That means they retain their
If you're not a Camel smoker mildness, freshness, and
we ask you to switch to this natural moisture until they
brand for just one day, then come to you.
leave them if you can. Itispepperydustandparched-
Thanks to the new Humidor dry tobacco that are harsh and
Pack even a rancher on the unkind to a smoker's throat.
Great American Desert can now If you want the proof of that,
revel in the fragrant luxury of try Camels in the new Humidor
expertly blended choicest Turk- Pack today, and switch back
ish and Domestic tobaccos in tomorrow, if you can.
fresh mild condition.


IeraL as weU as he spiriual values in many mn ns s. rIeIJ en.over,
of life can not attain that result in his Armistice Day address last
except by indirection, wasted ef- year, referred to the demand forj
fort, social inefficiency and only as such an extension of the Briand- ,
a by product. They argue that as Kellogg treaty, and remarked, "I do
long as society is built for the pro- not say that some further step may
duction of goods for profit and not not some day come about." The
for use it is only incidental that the French now declare that it must
physical or mental needs of a small come about quickly if there is to be
portion of the community are ade- success for the disarmament con-
quately met. They see in the grow- ference next year.,
ing intensity of a depression like They assert with much force,
the present only an added proof of "Nothing but the cooperation of1
the inability of the system to pro- each and every State in the organi-;
vide the "good life" for its victims. zation of peace can bring about any
They advocate the social ownership real progress toward the limitationj
of all means of production socially and general reduction of arma-
controlled for the benefit of the ments." To this there is a corollary,s
mass of men and not for an owning to which the nations must more an ic
class. They argue that when pro- more turn their thoughts. It is that'
duction is social ownership of the "the notion of neutrality is incon-]
results of production should be so- sistent with the real interdepend-]
cial also. ence which binds States more and

For a good many years now,
we've been trekking annually over
to inspect the yearly improvements
of the great tank in the naval en-
gineering department which is full'

As fast as they come out of
the,, cigarette making machine,


of water, the tank, that is, and in
which professors and even studeii;s
delight in sailing boats.
Yesterday, in our meanderings,
we stumbled upon, almost into, a
pond, which we judged to be about
10 feet square. There, firmly an-
chored to the west shore was a
shiny rowboat, fresh from drydock.
We sumbit this finding for the ben-
efit of marine engineers who are
contemplating the preparation of a
doctor's dissertation on "Marine
Transportation of Neanderthal
Man; An Anthropologic Study o
How to Build a Rowboat."
Our Pltsch Whoofle's out to
Consuming his daily feed,
So he cannot write this column;
It's a Fine world, yes indeed.
* * *

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The misery of man today and more closely together." If it is
ever since the division of mankind known that in any future war there
into classes based on ownership is will be no neutrals, it would make
the chief .theme of their discourse assurance doubly sure that there
and they emphasize the facts that will be no future war.
are patent today that in the face a--
of overproduction of the goods of -- 0a
life millions of their fellow men are RECENT B 4 O K S
in dire want and in patient suf- -o


Of this group there are two chief
classes, those who advocate their
change with an eye to legality and
those others who assert the right
of revolution. Speaking of this last.
group Professor J. K. Hart in his
"Community Organization" says,

Undset. Alfred A. Knopf. A nove&
of modern life by the author of
"Kristin Lavransdatter."
THE WAVES. By Virginia Woolf.
Harcourt, Brace & Co. A novel by
the author of "Mrs. Dalloway."

14 Installments 14
This gigantic novel, in 14 insiall-
ments, will appear in this column
tomorrow. (Editor's note: Bec.ause
of the urgency in suppression of
publicity concerning Lark's political
career, the first episode was nec-
essarily postponed.. Nephew Pltsch,
who has all the brains, wasn't feel-


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