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THE MICHIGAN DAILY

HIGAN DAILY
tion of the Summer Session

state; the other is a member of the University fac-
ulty who is conceded to be an authority on edu-
cational matters. Both of them back their state-
ments with sound reasoning and sincerity of pur-

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pose.
It is up to the public to decide from available
information just how serious the situation actually
is. And we are inclined to side with Mr. Voelker in
his decision that something must be done if the
public schools of Michigan are to maintain a rea-
sonably high standard. As stated in his address,
approximately 10 per cent of the schools will be
able to remain open for the full term during the
coming academic year and about one-fourth of
them will be able to operate for only a period
of three months.
The situation could hardly present any greater
difficulties. It requires many years to build up a
satisfactory standard for educational institutions
and this standard can be lowered over-night. The
practice of drastically reducing teachers' salaries
as a way out of economic difficulties has been
commonly adopted and few things could be as
harmful to the entire system. The situation is in-
deed alarming. Unless something is done to stop
the present inroad upon education, many years
will be required to bring the public schools of the
state up to the former high level. Perhaps the
Legislators didn't do "so badly" at ,the last ses-
sion; perhaps matters could be worse; but the
problem to be faced at present is "What can we
do to better the situation?"

a picture here and Miller and Howard are in
London ready to start . . . So is Miss Cummings!
A delay of three weeks, until Miss Wray gets
there, with Howard's and other salaries going on,
would run the costs up terrifically.
Harry wanted Constance and now he doesn't
want her, but Hollywood thinks he may have to
take her-since there are no other actresses avail-
able whose names are known sufficiently in Amer-
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ublication in the Bulletin is constructive notice to all members of the
niversity. Copy received at the office of the Summer Session until 3:30;.
1.30= a. m. .Saturday.-

DAILY OFFICIAL BULLETIN

shed every morning except Monday during the
ity year and Summer Session by the Board in
1 of Student Publications.
:er of thee Western Conference Editorial Associa-
d the Big Ten News.Service.
MEMBER OF THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
Associated Press is exclusively entitled to the use
ublication of all news dispatches credited to it or
terwise credited in this paper and the local news
Led herein. All rights of republication of special
shes are reserved.
red at the Post Office at Ann Arbor, Michigan, as
class matter. Special rate of postage granted by
Assistant Postmaster-General.
cription during summer by carrier, $1.00; by mail,
During regular school year by carrier, $4.00; by

ranged for the benefit of those teach
ers interested in coaching the debat
on Governmental Ownership of Th-
Radio, nevertheless, the public is ir
vited. G. E. Densmore

Missed A Lot
Speaking of strange things, Bette Davis told
me that she never has seen a silent picture .
The girls' school in Boston which she attended
didn't permit -its students to indulge in the cin-
ema, sb, Bette never indulged-poor girl missed a
heap of fun when she was a kid . . .
I told her. about some of the serials we used
to skip school to see-Eddie Polo in "Liberty" and
Helen Holmes in "Robbing the Limited" and other
such hokus-pokus that thrilled us for a week.
Half of Mae West's fan mail comes from men
and women who want 'to know how to attract
members of the opposite sex . . . And in replying
she says, in effect, "There's no secret." . . . And
then she:tells 'em that in her estimation sex ap-
peal is the radiation of an 'attractive personal-
ity .

Excursion No. 9: Greenfield Village in C minor; Trio from the Cantata,
(Second Trip) - Wedpesday After- "Tis my pleasure"; Sonatine from
noon, July 26-Scheduled for stu- the Cantata "God's Time is the Best
dents and citizens who were unable Time" (Palmer Christian): Bach,
to go on the tour, July 19. Buses { "Benedictus" frgm the B minor mass
leave from in front of Angell Hall (Messrs. Hackett, Besekirsky and
at 1 p. m. Party returns to Ann Ar- Christian): Pizzetti, Trio for Violin,
bor by 5:45 p. m. Nominal entrance Violoncello, and Piano (Messrs. Bese-'
fee of 25 cents will be charged at kirsky, Brinkman, and Pick): Leto-
the village. Round trip bus fare $1. rey, La Fontaine de Caraouet; Hahn,
Reservations must be made by 5 I*Trois Jours de Vendange; Franck,
p. m., Tuesday, July 25, in Room 9, La Procession; Gaubert, Sur la Mer
University Hall. Wesley H. Maurer t and Le Ciel est gai (Arthur Hack-

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Ofldes: Student Publications Building, Maynard Street,
Ann Arbor, Michigan. Phone 2-1214.
.epresentatives: College Publications Representatives,
fr.c., 40 East Thirty-Fourth titreet, New York City; 80
Boylston Street, Boston; 612 North Michigan Avenue,
Chicago. National Advertising Service, Inc., 11 West 42nd
B;, New York, N. Y.
EDITORIAL STAFF
Phone: 4925
MANAGING EDITOR...........FRANK B. GIIBRETH
ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR......KARL BEIFFERT
ASSOCIATE EDITORS: John C. Healey, Powers Moulton
and E. Jerome Pettit.
REPORTERS: Edgar H. Eckert, Thomas H. Kleene, Bruce
-Manley, Diana Powers Moulton, Sally Place.
BUSINESS STAFF
Office Hours; 9-12, 1-5
Phone: 2-1214
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ASISTANT BUSINESS MANAGER...HARRY A. BEGLEY
OIRCULATION MANAGER.........ROBERT L. PIERCE
SUNDAY, JULY 23, 1933
iiua's Credit
s Good...
A MONG the interesting statements
made by Professor George Grafton
Wilson, who delivered the first public address
of the series sponsored by the Summer Session
Qn Teaching International Law, was one which
described the economic status of a .nation in the
far East. And from that statement can be de-
rived much "food for thought."
Professor Wilson elaborately described the re-
lationship of the United States to Eastern coun-
tries, referring in some instances to historical
documents of prominence. He next discussed the
many-sided problems of the great nations of the
Orient, quoting statistics to demonstrate the lack
of certain facilities which are to be found in
America. He mentioned the inferiority of rail-
road, telegraph, telephone, and highway systems
in China.
He followed this general discussion with a brief
survey of productive methods in the Far East.
Then . he tackled the problem of government,
comparing that found in China and Japan with
our own. He explained that China's government
was a model one "on paper," though highly in-
dividualistic.
".A-nd then, finally (and here is the statement
which warrants attention) he declared that the
credit of China is very good-that last year its
budget was perfectly balanced. He further stated
that leading statesmen of the nation claim that
the budget will also be balanced this year.
So, despite economic conditions which exist in
the Far East, despite the lower general standard
of iving, regardless of the lack of conveniences
-nlevertheless China balances its budget. There
should be some sort of a lesson or moral con-
tained in those facts which might be of interest
14 those nations of the world who pride themselves
upon advancement and efficiency.
Another Viewpoint
On1 Education. ..
TATE SUPERINTENDENT of Pub-
lic instruction Paul F. Voelker,
peaking Wednesday before members of the Ann
Arbor Rotary club, described the education situa-.
tion in the state as "alarming." He explained that
the proceeds from the recently enacted sales tax
will be utilized by the state and welfare admin-
iatration and that practically nothing will be left
for the public schools of the state.
'-He even went further and denounced manufac-
turers who, he claimed, influenced the legisla-
ture in order that they might evade the sales
tax..
iThen, to climax his address, he pointed out
that the governor's promise to call a special ses-
sion -of the legislature for the purpose of consid-
ering new methodsof raising revenue would come
too late to be of any aid to the schools in their
present alarming situation.
Mr. Voelker's remarks are most interesting at
this time, following the astounding statements
recently made by Professor Moehlman, who
raised the legislators for the constructive meas-
ures which they had passed in an attempt to
alleviate the seriousness of the current educa-
tional muddle.
According to the one, the schools are not in as
bad a condition as we had formerly believed.
Though more might have been done to aid them

at this time, Professor Moehlman insisted that,
on the whole, we have reason to feel grateful
that the Legislature accomplished what they did
and that they kept out certain destructive meas-
ures.
According to Mr. Voelker however, the crisis;
is now at hand for the public schools of the
state. He maintains that any attempts to aid the

Screen Reflections
Four stars means extraordinary; three stars very
good; two stars good; one star just another picture;
no stars keep away from it.

Call O. Henry
Pert Kelton's story differs from most knock-
ing-at-the-gate Hollywood stories. She tried hard
to get a film job, after several years as a child
dancer in vaudeville, but without much success.
Then she managed to get the role of Constance
Bennett's pal in "Bed of. Roses"-and, say the
preview lookers, just about stole the picture..- -
A contract and bids from all studios resulted..--
But, as I say, her story is different . . . Pert
wasn't starving like most other jobless ones-she
owns a thriving hotel here.

Excursion No . 10: Put-in-Bay,'
Lake Erie-Thursday, July 27. Under
direction of Laurence Gould, profes-
sor of geology and renowned antarc-
tic explorer. Chartered buses leave
from in front of Natural Science
Building at 7 a. m. Steamer leaves
Detroit dock at 9 o'clock, arrives at
Island at 12:30 p. m. Tours under
guidance of Professor Gould. Steamer
leaves Island at 4:15 p. m. and ar-
rives in Detroit at 8:15 p. m, Await-
ing buses will return party to Ann
Arbor by 10:30 o'clock. Bus fare,
round trip, $1.50. Steamer fare, 75
cents. If party consists of more than
100, a rebate of 20 cents will be
made, thus bringing the net fare to
55 cents. Total expenses under $5.
Make reservations by purchasing bus
and steamer tickets before 5 p. m.
Wednesday, July 26, in Room No.. 9,
University Hall. Wesley H. Maurer

ett) Bach, Passacaglia and Fugue in
C minor (Palmer Christian).
Charles A. Sink
School of Educavon Stutents: All
students now in residence having
courses recorded as Incomplete (I),
or absent from Examination (X)
must complete their work in these
courses by July 26. If, because of
extenuating circumstances, a student
is unable to complete his work by
this time, a request for an extension
of time, with the written approval
of the instructor, must be presented
at the Recorder's Office of the School
of Education.
In cases where neither a supple-
mentary grade nor a petition for an
extension of time is received, the
courses will be recorded with grades
of E.

The Summer Session Play Reading
Group of faculty women will meet
promptly at 2:15 Tuesday afternoon
in the Alumnae Room of the Michi-
gan League Building. Mrs. Lowell
Carr will be in charge of the play.
Wives of non-resident faculty mem-
bers of the Summer Session are cor-
dially invited.
The Women's Education Club will
meet, with the Men's Education Club
at the Union on Monday evening at
7:00.nPaul Voelker, State Superin-
tendent of Public Instruction, will
speak. This meeting will take the
place of the joint Pi Lambda Theta
meeting. Women interested in edu-
cation in Michigan should find this
meeting of special interest.
The Rev. Frederick B. Fisher, D. D,.
will speak at the First Methodist
Church today upon "Living Above
Friction," 10:45 a. m.
Wesley Hall: At 6 p. m. today
"Christian Principles and The prob-
lems of Mental Hygiene".will be dis-
cussed,-Dr. E. W. Blakeman, lead-
ing. At 7-Fellowship hour for all
Methodist students and their friends.
Special music.
Community Sing: In West Park at
7 p. in. todayCProf. Wray Congdon
will lead the Community gathering.
The sermonette will be delivered -by
Dr. Harvey C. Colburn, Congrega-
tional minister from Ypsilanti. (Un-
der auspices of the Vacation Recre-
ation Committee of Ann Arbor, Dean
J. B. Edmondson, chairman).
The Congregational and Presby-
terian Churches will meet together
for the service of worship at 10:45
this morning at the Presbyterian
Church. Rev. Allison Ray- Heaps,
minister of t h e Congregational
Church, will speak on "The Wings
of the Morning."
History 33s: Assistant Professor
George B. Brigham of- the College
of Architecture will speak on Tues-
day evening at 8 o'clock in the audi-
torium of the Architecture Building
(Continued on Page 4)

AT THE MAJESTIC
"THE DEVIL'S BEOTHER"

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Laurel and Hardy, as Stanlio and Olivero, two
vagabonding bandits, reach the height of their
comedy career in "The Devil's Brother." In a play
based on the celebrated Auber comic opera they
are given ample opportunity to use the many
tricks for which they are famous.
Dennis King, star of "Rose Marie" and "The
Vagabond King," is another reason why "The
Devil's Brother" is a good movie. Supported by
Thelma Todd, King supplies the musical side of
this comedy.
In the course of their adventures, the two come-
dians encounter the usual difficulties which go
to make up the strange situations which, in
turn, make for a successful comedy. They meet
up with the famous bandit chief, Divalo, and are
forced to accompany him on his thieving mis-
sions.
Also in the cast of "The Devil's Brother" are
James Finlayson, Lucille Brown, Arthur Pierson,
and Henry Armetta.

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Off The Record
By SIGRID ARNE
SENATOR JOE ROBINSON of Arkansas, who
cracks the majority whip in the Senate, hearc
the call of Chesapeake bay one recent hot day.
He piled fish-poles and Representatives Claude
Fuller and Heartsill Ragon into a boat and wat
off.
They made a purse for the one who caught
the largest fish. But the fish were bashful. Hour,
passed. As the sun set Ragon pulled in something
an inch removed from the minnow class. He
claimed the purse and then they weighed the fish
"Him. Ten dollars an ounce," said Robinson
"That's no minnow. It's a goldfish."

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"MEN OF AMERICA"

The second feature at the Majestic is "Men
cf America," starring Bill Boyd. It is a story of
western gunmen and racketeers, and perhaps it is
because of this combination that we don't espe-
cially care for the picture.
It coicerns the ictivities of city gangste s who
meet their doom when they come up against the
hard-boiled, two-fisted, six-shooting wiesterner.
Furthermore it attempts to include the element
f of patriotism along with the picturization of
ranch-life and gangdom, which is too much for
1.s.
Charles (Chic) Sale and Dorothy Wilson are in
the supporting cast.
AT THE MICHIGAN
"HOLD YOUR MAN"
(Showing Sunday througn Wednesday)
Jean Harlow and Clark Gable are teamed again
in "Hold Your Man," which opens today at the
Michigan theatre. The picture follows their re-
cent "Red Dust."
The story, an original by Anita Loos, concerns
a rowdy love affair that begins as a sketchy in-
terlude and ends up inr the typical film romance.
As the cheap little drifter who goes to prison
for the man she loves, Miss Harlow is given an
opportunity in this picture to display acting abil-
ity. The show also provides the first serious role
for Stuart Erwin. Dorothy Burgess, Muriel Kirk-
land, Garry Owen, Barbara Barondess, Paul
Hurst, Elizabeth Patterson and George Reed also
have parts in "Hold Your Man." A song hit by
Nacio Herb Brown and Arthur Freed is also in-,
cluded.
AT THE WHITNEY
"AMERICAN MADNESS"
"FLAME OF LOVE"
(Showing Sunday through Tuesday)
Walter Huston holds the spotlight in the lead-
ing feature film which opens today at the Whit-
ney theatre. Supported by Pat O'Brien, Constance
Cummings and Kay Johnson, he plays one of
his typical parts in a story of modern people in
a modernistic setting.
Sharing the screen with Huston's picture will
be "Flame of Love," which stars Anna Mae Wong.
Jhe film, as one might suppose (though not from
the title) is a mystery which includes the tale of
a weak man who holds a high political position,
the fascination of suspense, and the other fac-
tors one usually considers for Anna Mae Wong
witness "Shankhai Express").
The new policy of the Whitney theatre will go
into effect this week with only two changes of
rogram. Wednesday will be the first day for
"War Correspondent" and "The- Menace." The
:atter film is based on Edgar Wallace's story, "The
Feathered Serpent."
SCREEN LIFE IN HOLLYWOOD
By HUBBARD KEAVY
HOLLYWOOD-"Strange Ending" might be the
title of the Constance Cummings-Harry Cohn
feud, provid.ing it ends the way Hollywood thinks
it may . . . Cohn is Columbia's boss and Con-
stance was a featured player there . . . He failed
to take up her option on time, so Constance
claimed, and she went to work for another com-
pany.I
Cohn sued, but was unsuccessful in getting

*HEN Governor Pinchot of Pennsylvania drives
into the capital, everybody knows it. He drives
a modest gondola painted orange and brown.
W ILLIAM C. LYONS of Denver, administrative
assistant to the postmaster general, has his
own solution for the crime wave.
He carries a diamond-studded watch, the gift
of Jack Dempsey. But it is surrounded by a
contraption of pins, wire and string. The idea is
that a pick-pocket would sound off his own alarm
if he reached for the timepiece.
However, Lyons can get into his pocket without
trouble.
T'S "ap'n" now at the White House.
President Roosevelt, through his cruise up
the eastern shore, qualified for membership..in
the Boston Marine Society, oldest of its kind in
the world.
the society, informing the President that he is
now a member, said: "You are the first President
elected as a captain to a marine membership for
life."
ENATOR Robert P. Reynolds of North Carolina
has fallen into his own trap.
He usually enters his .office by a side door be-
cause the outside waiting room is filled with
callers.
But one day the Senator, in a pre-occupied
mood, swung in the front door and made a bee-
line across to his inner office. A big-shouldered
man got up and grabbed him.
"Just a minute, buddy," said the visitor. "Sit
down and wait your turn."
FORMER Secretary of State Henry L. Stimson
who once rated the head of the dinner table,
is now drawing places closer to thie foot as just
plain "Mr. Stimson." But the Democrats, he
says, are welcome to the cool, upper reaches. He
has made a discovery.
"You know, the foot's the gayest end," explains
Stimson to his neighbors-who have known that
for some time.
PRESIDENT ROOSEVELT could be excused for
wondering is he has created a busier man
than himself.
The other day his secretary found Gen. Hugh
Johnson, industrial recovery administrator, at. a
"not td be disturbed" meeting of manufacturers
in a hotel room,
The general was "urgently wanted at the White
House." The general's secretary peeked into the
conference room, and backed out. He decided to
send a bell-hop, but discovered the hotel would be
no party to the scheme. Finally he drew a long
breath and went in.
"See if the President will let me off," ordered
Johnson. "I'll see him later."
So the President waited.
" OING business in a gold-fish bowl" is a fa-
mous phrase by now. That is how Gen. Hugh
Johnson, industrial administrator, describes his
manner of revamping industry-referring, of
course, to the fish's total lack of privacy.
But the General is no one-phrase man.
At a recent code hearing, which he likes to drive
through at top speed, a certain captain of industry

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n account of the meetings of the
aference on Readjustments in
lic Education which some mem-
s of the class wish to attend, the
s in Education B131s will not
et on Tuesday, July 25. This ses-
r of the class will be held on Mon-
, July 31. Edgar G. Johnson
aEculty Concert: Wassily Besekir-
Violinist, Joseph - Brinkman,
mist, Palmer Christian, Organist,
hur Hackett, Tenor, and Hanns
k, Violoncellos will unite their
vices in presenting the third pro-
rm in the Summer Session Faculty
Ies, Tuesday evening at 8:15
ock, in Hill Auditorium. The gen-
I public is cordially invited to at-
d, with the exception of small
ildren. Bach, Fantasie and Fugue

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A mid-summer showing of etchings,,
pencil renderings, ceramic sculpture
and water colors by students and.
young alumni will commence Sunday
at 3:30 p. in. at the Student Art
Exchange in the League.
In addition to this showing of new
work, there will be a One Dollar
Show in which a wall of the 'Ex-
change' is devoted to a collection of
wood-cuts, water colors, etchings etc.,
to be sold for one dollar each. Fac-
ulty and students are cordially in-
vited.
Radio:Mr. Leo J. Fitzpatrick,
Vice-President and General Manager
of WJR radio station, Detroit, will
conduct an informal discussion on
the subject, "The Problems of Radio
Broadcasting," in Room'4203, Angell
Hall, at 3:15 p. in., Monday, July 24.
While this conference has been ar-

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