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THE MICHIGAN DAILY

manutaciurers
Accept Change
For Auto Code
Open Shop Provision Is
Included In Agreement
With Administration
WASHINGTON, Aug. 17.-(N)-An
agreement between the automobile
industry and the NRA upon the
"open shop" provision of the indus-
try's code was reached today with
spokesmen for the manufacturers ac-
cepting a modification proposed by
Robert W. Lea, deputy administrator.
The change, which officials indi-
cated represented the views of Hugh
S. Johnson, the administrator, was
the first modification of the "collec-
tive bargaining" labor clause of the
industrial act which has been written
in, in co-operation with the NRA.
The law as written provided for
the organization and collective bar-
gaining of employes with no restraint
upon the type of representation they
might select.
Modifying Provision
The additional modifying provision
which was written in today after a
conference between Lea andarepre-
sentatives of the industry follows:
"Under the foregoing provisions,
the employers in the industrymay
continue the open shop policy under
which the selection, retention, and
advancement of employes will be on
the basis of individual merit without
regard to their affiliation or non-
affiliation with any labor or other or-
ganization."
T e original code presented by the
National Automobile Chamber of
Commerce, with Henry Ford not yet
indicating adherence, read:.
"In accordance with the foregoing
provisions, the employers in the
automobile industry propose to con-.
tinue the open shop policy heretofore
followed and under which unusually
satisfactory and harmonious relations
with employes have been maintained.
The selection, retention and advance-
ment of employes will be on the basis
of individual 'merit without regard to
their affiliation or non-affiliation
with any labor or other organiza-
tion."
Greene's Views Unknown
William Green, president of the
American Federation of Labor, said
Wednesdayshe would oppose the orig-
inal provision. Whether the altera-
tion would affect his views could not

Football Stars Of East And West To Play August 24

Republicans In
Michigan Form
Plans F or '34
Fitzgerald, Green Boomed
For Governor, Senator
In U. S. Congress
LANSING, Aug. 17.-(IP)-The pos-
sibiility that former Gov. Fred W.
Green w\ ill enter the race for the
Republican nomination for United
States senator against Arthur H.
Vandenberg next y e a r appeared
stronger today following a political
festival at Ionia.
A hundred or more Republican
and Democratic leaders gathered
there Wednesday for Governor's day
at the Free Fair. A number of the
Republicans had some little meetings
of their own. The major topics of
conversation were whether Green will
cpposer Vandenberg and the probable
candidates for governor on the Re-
publican ticket.
Net results of the day's celebration
were:
Gov. William A. Comstock rendered
a "accounting" of his administration
and gave a holiday crowd a preview
of what he intends to do in a special
session of the legislature this fall or
early next year.
Friends of Green, who acted as
master of ceremonies at the fair,
renewed their boom for him as a
candidate for the senate. While they
received no final assurance that
Green will run, they did not get a
flat refusal, and seemed to be satis-
fied.
The boom for Frank D. Fitzgerald,
secretary of state, for the Republican
nomination for governor next year,
was given another solid push or two,
and friends of Fitzgerald likewise,
appeared certain he will run.
The Democrats at the fair did little
speculating. They seemed to be sat-
isfied with their present slate and
evidently plan to devote their effort
to holding the line without changing
personnel materially. .

Routs Bandit Trio

Minnesota Football
Tickets Going Fast
MINNEAPOLIS, Aug. 17.--(P)-
That tough-looking schedule may b.
the reason, or perhaps it's the new
business outlook-anyway, the Ui
versity of Minnesota's season fo<
ball tickets are moving fast.
Choice games in the six home co!-
tests this fall-including Wiscons n
Pittsburgh and Purdie-account-
for the sale of 2,400 season tick
shortly after the sale opened, sa
Les Shroeder, ticket manager.
And that is exclusive of sales (
students, who will buy around So(
books,
Iowa, Indiana and South Dal:
complete Minnesota's home sched(,
while the Gophers go away to ;m
Michigan and Northwestern.
Truck Breaks Legs Of
Men Under Their Auia

-Associated Press Photo
These two squads of star gridiron players are practicing in Chicago for football's "game of a
Century" the night of August 24 at Soldier Field, Chicago. At the top is the all-star western team. Front
row, left to right: Heiser, Stanford; Johnson, Utah; Sargent, Loyola; Williamson, Southern California;
Gill, California; Mulhaupt, U. C. L. A.; Coach Howard Jones; O'Brien, Washington; Baker, U. S. C.;
Slavich, Santa Clara; Brown and Sparling, U. S. C. Rear row:' Assistant Coach Sam Barry; Schwegler
and Nesbit, Washington; Schaldach, California; Beasley, St. Mary's; Christensen, Utah; Shaver, Drury
and Tipton, U. S. C.; Sander, Washington; Krause, Gonzaga; Smith, U. S. C.
Left to right in the front row of the eastern squad, shown below: Summerfelt, Army; Kekich,
Indiana; Kurth, Notre Dame; Wells and Robinson, Minnesota; Rentner and Baker, Northwestern; Second
row: McGuire, Wisconsin; Boswell, Texas Christian; Purvis, Purdue; Berry, Illinois; Ely, Nebraska;
Harriss, Notre Dame; Hinchmann, Ohio State. Rear row: Coach Dick Hanley; Riley, Northwestern;
Crow, Haskell; Musso, Milliken; Manders, Minnesota; Horstmann, Purdue; "Ronzani, Marquette; Fesler,
Ohio State;. Munn, Minnesota; Zimmerman, Tulane.

-Associated Press Photo
Rose Ruda, 18, killed one bandit
and put two others to flight when
they tried to rob a restaurant in
Cincinnati, Ohio. In the exchange
of shots she was hit in the arm but
not seriously hurt.
MacDonald Due
At Conferen c e
On Iraq Strife
LONDON, Aug. 17.-()-Prime
Minister Ramsay MacDonald was due
to confer today with department
heads on various matters, among
them, according to reports, welfare
in northern Iraq.
The premier interrupted his vaca-
tion at -Lossiemouth to get in per-
sonal touch with the various depart-
ments. Since the foreign office was
known to be considering the savage,
war between the Iraq army and the
Assyrian Christians, it was presumed
the problem would be included in
MacDonald's comprehensive program.
The Daily Herald today reported
that more than 300 Assyrian Chris-
tians had been massacred in a village
in northern Iraq within two miles of
an Iraq army camp;:
The commander of Iraq troops,
who was said to. have used Kurds
to attack the Assyrians as they were
returning from French Syria after
recent border outbreaks, was blamed
for the killings.
Early this month more than 100
persons were reported killed after
the Assyrians crossed into Syria from
the territory in Iraq. They were said
to have been dissatisfied with ar-
rangements made when the -British
mandate over Iraq was ended.

HAYWARD, Calif., Aug. 17.-(/P
While L. M. Phillips, 62, carpentr
and Arthur C. Phillips, 35, his son.
were working under their stallu
automobile beside a highway ne.
here a truck ran over their protrud
ing legs.
Police expressed belief the tru:k
driver who did not stop may ha-
been unaware of the accident, Bo'
legs of both men were broken.
Think State Needs
Correction Hous
DETROIT, Aug. 17.-(.)-The c,;.
council wants to give the Detrf
House of Correction to the state, a
the city attorney has been instruct:=i'
to determine in what manner tlw
presentation could be accomplishers
The matter came up when a repos
was received showing that of ti
1~045 inmates, only three are ci!
prisoners. Seven are federal prison
ers and the rest are state prisoners.
Several councilmen concurred in. th,
belief that the cost of the institution
--$600,000 a year, is an "unfair bur-
den" on the city.
YESTERDAY'S WEATHER
Temperature at 7 a. m. 63.3.
Minimum temperature for 24 hours
ending 7 p. in., 84.5 at 3:30 p. m.
Maximum temperature for 24 hours
ending 7 p. in., 61.0 at 6:15 a. m.
Temperature at 7 p. m., 77:3.
Precipitation for 24 hours ending
7 a. m., 0.01.
Total wind velocity for 24 hours
ending at 7 p. m., 114.7.
DANGER - MEN AT WORK
SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 17.-(P-
After nearly 25 years of work, 2,680
feet of tunnelling in the coast range
mountains remains to be done lo
complete San Francisco's $64,000,OGr)
Hetch Hetchy municipal water pre
ject.

Women Are -Linked With Many
Of The Crime Deaths Of Today

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(By Associated Press)
In the silence of the Spokane
night there sounded the voice of a
woman-the report of shots swiftly
fired-the whir of a car, its head- l
lights dark, racing away; and on the
ground, bleeding from three bullet
wounds, lay a aying man.
Who killed Dr. James I. Gaines?
Silent, too, was the Virginia coun-
tryside near Grundy; silent until
there came the scream of a woman-
the sound of five shots fired in quick
supeession. . Then silent once more
-with three dead men in an auto-
mobile.
Who killed them?
And there is a thicket near Dov-
er, N. J.; and in that thicket was
found the body of a woman who
had been murdered. And a woods
in New Hampshire-and the body
of a woman who, too, had been mur-
dered. And a penthouse in Pasadena,
with a woman dead there-murdered,
like the others.
Doctor Is Poisoned
A doctor of Cleveland, Miss., .died.
He said a woman put poison in his
whisky and watched him as he drank
death. They hold her today in a
cell.
It was grape juice that carried pois-
on ideath to four persons in Axkan-
sas. Jelly was the medium a Detroit
mother used to poison her two chil-
dren, but they did not die because
when they became ill she could not
bear to see them suffer, so she called
a doctor.,.f
But two children in Chelsea, Vt.,
died from pdlson, and the mother
who is blamed for their death still
suffers-though she, is expected to
recover-from the same poison.
A man is, burned to death in an
Creditor Wants Sally
Rand's Clothes; Tsk!
CHICAGO, Aug: 16.-For more
than a month Sally Rand, fan
dancer, has been in and out of a
half-dozen courts in Chicago, an-
swering' charges filed against her
for dancing without clothes.,
Today a petition 'was filed which
supported her contention that she
E oes have clothes,. when a Los An-
geles retailer sought to attach her
"clothing or other property" for a bill
for a blond wig.
Judge Francis Borrelli granted a
motion of Sally's attorney, however,
quashing the attachment.

automobile at Rockford, Ill., and the
wife from whom he was separated is
being held. "Torch slaying" again is
heard ..
Women Have Roles
Women are figuring prominently inx
the current plague of crime. At Spo-
kane an attractive brunet is beingt
questioned in the inquiry into the
slaying of Dr. Gaines. She told po-
lice she was with the wealthy sports-
man and painless practitioner all but
10 minutes of the last two hours of
his life. A few hours earlier he hadj
been with another woman on a boat-a
ing trip. She, too, is to be questioned.
It was a third woman, however,
who, awakened by shots, found him
dying. That was his wife.
A woman, too, is involved in the
triple murder mystery of Grundy,
Va. Officers said she admitted having
been in the car when the men were
shot.
A Chinese was killed at Reno Wed-
nesday, giving rise to fears that an-
other of the dreaded tong conflicts
was under way. New York leaders.
said, however, that the Reno mur-
der victim was not a member of
either the Hip Sing or On Leong
tongs.
Kidnap Search Goes On
At Chicago the police and Federal
agents pushed forward with new de-
termination today to erase the faux
pas by which extortionists slipped
through their fingers early in the
week.
Word of a thwarted kidnap plot
against Guy Waggoner, wealthy Fort
Worth, Tex., oil operator was heard;
and kidnap threats against August
A. Busch, Jr., St. Louis brewer, and
Henry Chouteau, St. Louis capitalist,
were made public.
Agents of the law range the west,
riding hard on the trail of the new
desperadoes who rob banks and kid-
nap men of wealth at the points of
machine guns. From an office in
Washington a sweeping war on crime
is being directed. In another office
a member of the Roosevelt "brain
trust" is concentrating his talents in
devising ways to stamp out kidnap-
ers.
A senate committee in New York
listens to the catalog of racket crimes,
seeking ways to break up a form of
crime which Senator Copeland of
New York estimates drains ten to
fifteen billion dollars annually from
Americans. A United States distict-
attorney in the same city offers to
provide a grand jury with evidence
that four New York political leaders
are controlled by gangsters..

Jamaica Storm Kills 70;
Damage Is $2,000,000
KINGSTON, Jamaica, Aug. 17-(P)
-Relief and repair work was in
progress in this vicinity today after
floods, lightning, and high wind re-
,sulted in the deaths of 70 persons
and property damage estimated at
$2,000,800.
Houses, banana plantations, bridges,
roads, crops, and communication fa-
cilities were destroyed or damaged in
the storm, which lasted six hours and
was described as the worst in 80
years.
Relief stations were established by
the government to care for the home-
less. The water rose as high as six
feet in streets here. The' arishes of
St. Thomas, St. Catherine and' St.
Mary also suffered.
Walser To Be
Major Star Of
Ilinoi Sqa

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Lincoln Letter Is
Stolen From Fair:
CHICAGO, Aug. 17.-(P)-A 13-
word letter President Lincoln wrote
to the secretary of the navy was the,
object of a police search today after
Albert Bahliquist, manager of the
wigwam exhibit of the Lincoln group
at the World's Fair, reported it stolen
from a display case.
The missive was dated Feb. 25,
1865, and said: "Will the secretary
of the navy please see and hear this
connecticut gentleman?"
An air of mystery was attached
to the reported theft as Bahlquist
said the case did not appear to have
been forced open.

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URBANA, Ill., Aug. 17--()-When
the University of Illinois football
players soon get out t& continue the
climb up the Big Ten ladder they
were making as the season closed last
year, they will have a capable leader
in Capt. Herman Walser.
Walser, who has played fullback
for two years, won his way to the
captaincy not by the spectacular per-
formances which send the crowds in-
to thrills but by all-around perform-
ances and steady plugging away at
interference, blocking, and making it
possible for teammates to race to
fame.
He entered Illinois from Elgin High
School where he had made' a repu-
tation as a player and won his nu-
merals as a freshman in 1930. He
achieved his varsity letter in 1931
and again last season.
Walser does everything assigned to
him in good style, but his particular,
forte is defensive playing and there
is no one on, whom Coach Bob Zupp-
ke will, depend more to back up a
wavering line than this rather quiet,
black-haired lad of 170 pounds.
In the nip and tuck struggle at
Madison last year when Badgers and
Illini played one of the closest and
most thrilling games of the cam-
paign, Walser's defensive perform-
ance earned the praise of Zuppke,
wha said it was equal to the best
he had ever seen.
Walser will probably do much of-
the punting for the Illini this season
as he kicks consistently, well.

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