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Te WeatCher
xGenerally fair Saturday;
cooler Saturday southwest and
extreme east portions.


i PtiatheSumesi
Official Publication of The Summer Session


New York Tries to IHog the
Water Power.



Abbott laces
Name in Race
For Congress
Democratic Leader Here
Is Circulating Petitions
For Second District
Four Republicans
After Nomination
Andres Seeks Re-Election
As Washtenaw Sheriff;
Files Petitions
Petitions to nominate Horatio J.
Abbott, Democratic national commit-
tee an fro'm Michigan, for the Hou'se
of 1epresentatives have been circu-
lating through the district and will
be filed in Lansing on Monday, it
was learned last night. Announce-
ment that the Abbott petitions would
be filed followed the withdrawal from
the (race of Edward Frensdorf, of
Hudson, and J. C. Lehr, of Monroe.
Abbott, who has for some years
been considered the "logical candi-
date" for the Democratic party in
the second Michigan district, con-
sented to the filing of the petitions
only after his close friend, Frensdorf,
had withdrawn.
Kirby is Opponent
A Jackson attorney, Elmer Kirby,
will remain in the rade, however, and
stated that his petitions have been
filed for some time and that he would
stick to the end.
Abbott, should he be nominated,
is expected to furnish strong opposi-
tion for the Republican nominee. At
the present time, four men have en-
tered their names for this nomina-
tion, including Earl V. Michener, of
Adrian, the present incumbent. Wil-
liam, H. Faust, Lawrence C. Leever,
and Reuel L Blake, all of Ann Arbor,
will also run for nomination in the
September primaries.-
In state politics, Abbott served for
five years as chairman of the state
central committee. At one time, he
was Democratic candidate for the
regehcy of the University, but ran,
he said, "only to fill out the ticket.,
Postmaster Eight Years
For eight and a half years, he was
postmaster of the city of Ann Arbor
and ran last year for the ,presidency
of the city council. He was beaten
by only a small margin.
Two other candidates for Washte-
w aw county offices filed petitions yes-
terday at the county clerk's office.
They are Sheriff Jacob P. Andres, of
Ann Arbor, seeking re-election, and
Duncan A. Robinson, of Saline town-
ship, who will seek the Republican
nominatioi; for coity treasurer.
Music School
Faculty to Give
Recital Tuesday
Thelma Lewis Will Sing;
Ava Comin Case to Play
Her Accompaniment
Several distinguished members of
the School of Music faculty will join
together in p1oviding a special pro-
gram for the Summer Session stu-
dents at 8:15 o'clock, Tuesday night
in Hill auditorium.
The program will be provided by
Thelma B. Lewis, voice instructor,
who, in addition to winning a fine
reputation as concert artist through-

out the Middle Westland on numer-
ous occasions in the 'Ann Arbor May
Festival, has done extensive study
abroad. She will be accompanied by
Ava Comin Case, a member of, the
piano -department.
Wassily Besekirsky, professor of
violin, Hanns Pick, professor of 'Cel-
lo, and Joseph Brinkman, professor
of piano, will also participate. All
of these artists have won great dis-
tinction in their respective fields as
soloists and also as an ensemble com-
bination. .%
Education Clubs Hold
Summer Dance Tonight
Members of the Men's and Wo-
men's Education club will hqld a
party from 9 to 12 o'clock tonight in
the University High School auditor-
All students are invited to the
party, Miss Elizabeth Ferguson, pres-
ident of the Women's Educational
club, announced yesterday, and there
'-All ha antartainment for evervAne.


Notables at British Trade Parley

Fall SessiQnsi
Of Press Club
Set for Oct.
Meetings Are Scheduled
For Northwestern Game
Week-End, Brumm Says
Attendance of 250
Memb rs Expected
Program Divided Among
Four Subjects of Great
Interest to Journalists
The University Press club of Mich-
igan will hold its 1932 meeting here!
October 6, 7 and 8, the week-end of
the Michigan-Northwestern football
game, it has been announced by Prof.
J. L. Brumm, head of the journalism
department of the University and
secretary-trdasurer of the club. Ai
attendance of 50 is expected.
The press club program will be
built up about four definite subjects
of immediate interest, each of which
will occupy the club's attention dur-
ing a full session. At each of these
sessions, a speaker will discuss the
general topic, after which the enitire
group will take it up. Sessions are
scheduled for Thursday afternoon,
October 6, Friday morning and af-
ternoon, and Saturday morning.
Hunt New Economic View
One of these subjects will be "Plan-
ned Economy." The new economic
outlook resulting from the depression
will be the central thought.. The
"newspaper and Radio" will be an-
other topic which will occupy a full
session. "Newspapers and Local Ad-
ministrative Problems" also is sched-
uled for discussion on a program and
"Taxation" will complete the list.
The program also will include the
usual banquets, that are given by
the University on Thursday evening,
and that sponsored by the club on
Friday nigh.. President Alexander G.
Ruthven will probably be the speaker
at the affair tendered by the Univer-
The business session and election
of officers will be held at the conclu-
sion of the Saturday morning meet-

(oo miated Pres siiuiuo
Stanley Baldwin (left), head of the British delegation to the im-
perial economic conference, and J. H. TIhomas, secretary for dominions,
shown after their arrival in Ottawa. Representatives from the British
empire gathered in the Canadian capital to struggle with the far-reach-
ing problems of trade and finance.-

Austrai a Tells
Britain to Drop
Economic Fear
Bruce Urges Restoration
Of Confidence to Bring
Back World Prosperity
OTTAWA, Ont., July 22.-(AP)-
Stanley M. Bruce, chief of the Aus-
trailian delegation to the imperial
economic conference, today called
upon the, British nation to banish
economic fears and doubts within
the empire and thus to restore "con-
tagious confidence" which will spread
throughout the world.
Mr. Bruce announced a, detailed;
program of what his nation is willing
to '9ffer Great Britain as its contri-
bution to economic help within the
empire. He offered wider preference
for British trade and in return asked
wider preference for Australian.
"We are concerned with practical
issues and seek to restore the pros-
perity of our countries and to reha-
bilitate their purchasing power," he
"Australia is therefore" approach-
ing the conference in an entirely
realistic spirit. We refuse to belittle
or to exaggerate what can immed-
iately be accomplished in the field
of empire trade."
The Australian spokesman said his
nation was ready to reclassify tariffs
in ordef to make available to Great
Britain in a preferential way protect-
ed areas of Australian industry ex-
ploited by Australian manufacturers.
Von Gronau in Iceland
On Flight to Chicago
REYKJAVIK, Iceland, July 22.-
(AP) Capt. Wolfgang von Gronau,
who took off from the Isle of Sylt,
Germany, this morning for a flight
by stages across the Atlantic to "Chi-
cago, landed tonight at Seydisf Joer-
dur, on the east coast of Iceland.!
He had intended to make Reyk-
javik his first stop, Out shortly be-
fore he came down he sent a radio
message saying it would be necessary
for him to stop short of his goal be-
cause of fog and the possibility of
fuel shortage.
With him in his seaplane, the
Greenland Wal, are a second pilot, a
mechanic and a radio operator.
The Captain made his first flight
across the ocean in 1930, reaching
New York in August of that year.
Reich Threatens Bolt
At Disarmament Parley
GENEVA, Switzerland, July 22.-
(AP)--Germany threatened to bolt
the World Disarmament Conference
today, lining up with Italy in declar-
ing the proposal to be adopted before
adiournment as entirely inacceptable.

Many Attend
Second Dance,
At the Leagone
Students Relieve Tension
Of Mid-Semester Tests
At Summer Party
With the Summer Session past the
half-way mark, students thronged

'Gob' Party Heads
Society Calendar
At Biology Station
Lake, July 22.-(Special)-The whole
camp was "on deck" lwt Saturday
night for a "gob" party in "ye Good
Ship Clubhouse." A gangplnk and
ship's lantern out in front invited
us to enter and be conducted on a
tour around the dance floor by the
orchestra our captain. For those who
did not care to dance, a bridge party
was held in one of the labs and
pr'izesoffel'ed. Doris Hshu was the
Monday and Tuesday nights were
featured by two inteesting lectures
on photography by Dr. Nichols,
T.T.T., There are'many amateurs in
this field and one can see strips of
negatives hanging in the developing
room any day.
The only depression spot in camp
at present centers around Dr. Smith,
A.C.M. He has been entertaining
some poison inyers lately, Al Gray,
R. L. Cheatum, and Ruth Godwin
being numbered among them.
Great preparations are being made
for the party tonight. Toys and tee-
ter-totters will adorn the Clubhouse
and all the kids will gambol gaily to
the music of our three-piece orches-
tra. Nursery rhymes are being re-
hearsed and everyone is fast return-
ii'g to second childhood. All day
suckers and Dixie cups will share the
spotlight on the program. Mrs. Wick-
ham is in charge.
The honorable order of Yellow-
Bellied Sapsuckers is the newest or-
ganization in our midst. It functions
mainly around 4:30 o'clock in the af-
ternoon, when the lure of classes be-
gins to fade, off the diving tower and
up and down the beach. Movements.
are aided by cheese crackers, ice
cream cones and sardines. Among
the honorable members are "Steam-
boat Bill" Ben Glading, and "Back-
flip" Dave Shetter. Charlotte Hough-
ston adds some color in her parasol-
like beach hat.
Michigan Cuts
Auto License
Costs in Half
Reduction Advanced One
Month to Bring 107,000
Cars Out of Storage
LANSING, July 22.-(AP)-The
price of automobile license plates will
be reduced 50 per cent Aug. 1, Frank
D. Fitzgerald, secretary of state, ah-
nounced today. His decision to ad-
vance'the date one month was based
upon a poll of the members of the
legislature, with more than two-
thirds of both houses advocating the
early precaution as an emergnecy
The state law provides that the
price of plates be, cut in two from
Sept. 1. When Fitzgerald received
reports, however, that more than
107,000 cars are laid up because
their owners have been unable to buy
licenses, he decided to ask the in-
formal consent of the legislature to
a technical law violation.
Fitgerald said that revenue from
automobile plates is $1,500,000 below
what it totaled at the same time a
year ago. Gasoline tax receipts are
$150,000 to'$200,000 down. He be-
lieves thousands of persons who
might use their cars to seek employ-
ment or for profitable enterprises
may be able to put them into opera-
tion under the reduced fee.
Striken Nation Gets
Relief from Heat Wave

A measure of relief came Friday
to heat stricken America,abut it still
was hot enough in several states to
cause suffering, crop damage and
The center of the heat wave had
moved eastward, bringing tempera-
ture of above 90 degrees to N. C., Pa.,
N. Y., Maryland, and the District of
There was no let up for withering
heat in Kansas, although showers
had cooled off the northern section
of the state temporarily.
Salina, Kansas, had a recording of
100, Wichita, 95, and Kansas City,
Mo., 96. Oklahoma City had a high
of 92 by mid-afternoon and the mer-
cury continued to rise.
Scattered rains helped crops in
Neb. Thursday night, but it, was hot
a g a i n within twenty-four hours.
Lincoln registering 98 degrees. It
was 92 in Omaha, the eleventh day
of unbroken heat.
Fifty Go on Excursion
S Tn C mranrnnk Schnnl

Fights Budget



President Hoover
Signs Home Loan
Banking Measure,


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i. a Att*nn nn n a mh'.i. i% n,., at4- t-he

the League last night for the regular u"s. ,yaas mu at, 1.1k
theLeaue astniht or he eguarfootball gamy in the afternoon will
Friday night dance to relieve the wind up the program informally.
tension after the mid-semester ex-pTh

arninations '
Cobled by the newly installed ven-
ti ation system, the ballroom was
alive with the many students who
sought relief from the hot weather
and school work.
Bridge took a background position,'
as most of the peoples preferred the
cool ballroom. "It is one of the larg-'
est and gayest parties we have had
so far this year," Miss Katherine1
Noble, assistant to the dean of wo-
men said.
Prof. Robert Hall and Mrs. Hall,
and Prof. Arthur Moehlman and Mrs.
Moehlman were chaperones at the
Hostesses were Harriet Hunt, chair-'
man of the League reception com-
mittee; Ruth Reynolds, Virginia Mc-
Manus, Florence Eby, Ruth Clark-
son, Letitia Currie, Lucy Currie, Jane
Bea, Mrs. T. K. Tandy, Barbara Shu-
kert, Mary Lewis, M. E. Wagner,
Agnes Graham, Betty Neal, Betty
Bosworth, M. L. Cummings, Winifred
Hall, C. Ferris, Ruth Bixler, Alice
Stuart, and Mrs. John Vanwhy.
Hosts were Kent Bowsher, Anthony
Pearson, John Vanwhy, John Huss,
T. K. Tandy, and Arnold Verduin.
TALAHASSEE, Fla., July 22.-
(AP) - Complete exhonoration of
Florida prison officials and employees
in the recent deaths of txvo convicts
was voted here tonight by the board
of state institutions.

Earlier Date Set
The club usually meets later in the
fall, but as it has also been custo-
mary to have the meeting on the
week-end when Michigan plays its
most important home game, the first
week \in October has been decideda
on for this year.
Schuyler Marshall of St. Johns,
who is also prominent in the Michi-
gan Press association, the organiza-
tion composed of weekly newspapers,
is president of the University Press
club. J. S. Gray, of the Monroe Eve-
niig News, is first vice president; M.
A. Gorman, of the Flint Journal,
second vice president; and, Charles
0. Monroe, of the South Haven Tr-
bune, third vice president.
McKeighan, Flint Mayor,
Files for Governorship
LANSING, July 22.-(AP)-Peti-
,tions qualifying Mayor William H.
McKeighan of Flint as a candidate
for the Republican nomination for
g'overno were filed .with the depart-
ment of' state today.
He was the first of the announced
gubernatorial candidates to submit
the required number of ' petitions.
The names were filed by John J. Mc-
Keighan of Flint and David W. Mc-
Keighan of St. Charles, brothers of
the mayor. They said there were
more than 50,000nsignatures from
more than 30 counties.

' Y
Walker Asks t
City Workers'
Help in Crisis
Urges New York Employ- t
ees to Give Up Month's ,a
Pay, LightenBudget c
NEW YORK, July 2.- (AP) -
Mayor Walker tonight asked New t
York City's 130,000 employees to step b
up and contribute one months pay d
to avert a crisis in municipal fin-r
nances. .
He addressed a sober-faced audi-
ence of city department heads in the c
board of estimate chamber at thea
city hall and his remarks were heardu
by thousands of co-workers listen-E
ing in a nation-ide broadcast.
The mayor, looking more serioust
than usual, evidenced his own will- 1
ingness to give "two months salary"
but was confusing as to when he ex-c
pected the proposed contribution to
be made. At one point he said:
"I want you to come forward and
say: "For two months give me a half
months pay or four months deduct I
25 per cent of my pay.'"t
At the conclusion of hi address,o
he, turned away from the microphone t
to his audience and explained, "Ic
want to make it clear that this is for c
the 1933 budget. The money is not
to be taken this year."
He ordered his department headsC
to 'poll their employees early next
week and determine whether theyI
would voluntarily lighten the load oft
the tax payers or "refuse to andt
leave it for someone else 'to do."'n
Chevalier, Film Star,
\ Files Suit for Divorce
PARIS, July 22.-(AP)-Maurice
Chevalier, who came back from Hol-
lywood less than a month ago, filed
suit for divorce today from Yvonne
Vallee, who used to be his partner in
the music halls before he won fame
in the movies.
National Secretary
Of Socialist Party
Talks Here Sunday
Clarence Senior, national secretary
of the Socialist Party of America,
will speak at 8 o'clock tomorrow
night in the Labor hall on "A So-
cialist Program for America."
Senior, one of the youngest leaders
of the party, is a graduate of Kan-
sas university and took post-gradu-
ate work at Illinois. Later he spent
considerable time in Eurbpe, study-
ing the labor, socialist and youth
movements andattending ,the Uni-
versity of Vienna.
His experience in Vienna has been
of value to the movement, as Venna
has made several municipal experi-
ments, chiefly in the field of hous-
ing, under a socialist city govern-
ment. He has also traveled through

Passes Borah-Glass Cur-
rency Expansion Rider
In Spite of Objections;
Mills Approves It
$125,000,000 Ready
To Aid Construction
12 Bank Districts, Under
Supervision of Five-Man
Board,' WillBe Created
To Administer Fund
President Hoover today signed the
$125,000,000 Home Loan Bank Bill,
which carries with it as a rider the
Borah-Glass currency expansion
neasure. r
In signing the measure, the Presi-
Ant stated he had been informed
by the Department of Commerce
that between $300,000,000 and $500,-
D00,000 worth of construction was
awaiting only the supply of proper
redit facilities.
Some objection was voiced by the
President to the currency expansion
Mr. Hoover told newspapermen
hat he had been informed by Sec-
etary Mills that the practical work-
ng of this expansion would not re-
ult in inflation.
Sees Good in 'Measure
The Comptroller of the Currency,
Mr Hover 'said,had reported to him
hat although the Borah-Glass rider
an counter to, the Federal Reserve
act and represented a backward step,
he did not feel it presented suff cient
cause for a veto of the entire n, eas-
Under the Home Loan Act, a sys-
em of from eight to 12 home loan
bank districts would be created, un-
der the supervision of a board of five
men to be appointed by the Presi-
The board would designate one
city in each district as the site of
a home loan bank, which would be
under the direction of 11 directors.
Each bank would have a minimum.
capitalization of $5,000,000 with a
total possible subscription by the
United States of $125,000,000 held
ready by the Reconstruction Finance
Explains Action
The President stated:
"I 'have today signed the Home
Loan Bank bill. This institution has
been created on the general lines
advocated by me in a statement to
the press on Nov. 13 last. It is the
outcome of the National Conference
n HomerOwnership, which repre-
sented every part of the country.,
"Its purpose is to establish a series
of discount banks for home mort-
gages, performing a function for
home owners somewhat similar to
that performed in the commercial
field by the Federal Reserve banks
through their discount facilities."
Bishop to Talk
Here at Health
Session Today
Miss Ross, Dr. Peter on
The Morning Program;
Brook to Preside
Dr. Eugene L. Bishop, commission-
er of public health for Tennessee, will
address the fourth Public Health in-
stitute at 9 o'clock this morning on
"Central Administration and Service
for Rural Health Departments."
At 10 o'clock, Miss Grace Ross, su-
perintendent of nurses of the De-
troit health department, will speak
on "The Emergency in Public Health

Nursing." "Modern Science in Anci.-
e-nt Asia" will be the topic of Dr.
William W Peter, director of the
health service cleanliness institute of
New York at 11 o'clock.
Miss Mabel Rugen, of the physi-
cal education department of the Uni-
versity, will talk on "Teaching De-
vices and Health Education" at 2
o'clock, and Mi~s Marion H. Howell,
director of the University Public
Health Nursing district of Western
Reserve university; will conclude to-

Claims Labor College Produces
Best Classes in Social Science

Hurling defiance at any education-
al institution in the country to pro-
duce better classes in economics, his-
tory, and so iology than the Marxian
Labor colle of Detroit, Al Renrr,
president of the college 4nd Prole-
tarian party candidate for governor,
briefly outlined his reasons for belief
in the necessity for a working class
governmentyinta lecture yesterday
sponsored by the Student Socialist
Hammering on the assertion that
14,000,000 men are now out of work
in the country and that there is no
hope for bettering this condition
under a capitalist" regime, he

and associated and affiliated mote-
ments to turn their efforts to a de-
moralization of the various branches
of the government of the country.
He mentioned particularly the army,
the' navy, and the police.
Renner continued with a claim
that this is nowt taking place. "Rev-
olution is not only possible but ab-
solutely essentail," he said.
Rennerattempted to prove that
the overproduction 'of the means of
production is the chief factor which
differentiates the present depression
from ' the previous ones through
which the United States has passed.
"Progress is industry," he said, and

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