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MJY 4, 1936



Roosevelt's Farm In Georgia Is Hit Hard By Drought


Of The

(From The Associated Press)
Confession By Club
Killer Is Reported
LOS ANGELES, July 3.-(P)-
George Mortensen was arrested
here today and confessed, De-
tective-Lieutenant P. N. Erickson
said, that. he killed three persons
in Ogden, Utah, last Tuesday
with a pick-ax handle.
Mrs. Grace Mortensen, 25, said
at Ogden that she fled from her
husband because he was drinking
heavily and that the sayings
resulted when he followed her to
the home of her parent, Adam
Snyder, 62, and Mrs. Snyder, 52.
In addition to the Snyders,
Mrs. Emma Scott Rose, 80, mo-
ther of Mrs. Snyder, was clubbed
fatally. Mrs. Mortensen is re-
covering from the effects of the
beating she suffered.
Arraign 3 Allegd
Black Legion Members
DETROIT, July 3.-()-Three
men accused of aiding in a Black
Legion conspiracy to kill a news-
paper editor because of his polit-
ical opinions stood mute on ar-
raigment today.
Recorder's Judge Edward J.
Jeffries entered pleas of inno-
cence and ordered John Godwin,
Rowland Hesselback and Mathias
Gunn held under $2,500 bnd for
examination, next Thursday.
Twelve other persons, including
a former mayor of Suburban
Highland Park, awaiting trial on
similar conspiracy charges, are
held under $50,000 bonds,
She Can't
MIAMI Fla., July 3.-(I)-
Black-haired Kathryn Crawford
Edgar, branding her divorced
husband a wife-beater and
gambler, deniedin court today
his charge that she was indis-
creet with young Lewis E. Mal-
lory, 3rd, Pennsylvania oil heir.
Then after two hours of cross-
examination in the trial of Ed-
gar's $300,000 heart balm suit
against Mallory, Mrs. Edgar
pleaded for a 'halt.
"Please Mr. Glickstein" she
appealed to her attorney, S. Ar-
thur Glickstein of New York, who
sat beside her and supplied her
with glasses of water. "I can't
stand this much longer-I can't
stand it."
Thompson Convicted Of
Selling Navy Secrets
LOS ANGELES, July 3.-(P)-
A former navy yeoman, Harry
Thomas Thompson, was convict-
ed speedily today of selling con-
fidential U. S. Fleet information
to a. Japanese secret agent-a
case unprecedented in navy and
war department history.
After he had admitted board-
ing battleships and supplying
"clippings" for a Japanese who
paid him "about $700" in salaries,
the curly-haired Thompson was
found guilty of conspiracy to
commit espionage by a Federal
jury which deliberated 10 min-
Thompson, whose trial began
only yesterday, will be brought
to court Monday to be sentenced.
A maximum term of 20 years is
Major Leagues

-As-socjated Press Photo.
President Roosevelt became numbered among the drought sufferers when crops on his 2,500 acre farm at
Warm Springs, Ga., wilted during one of the most prlornged dry spells in that vicinity in years. Picture shows
a corn field, dwarfed from lack of rain, on the President's estate. At right, Otis Moore, farm superinten-
dent, is shown scanning the heavens in a vairk searchfor rain-l.aring clouds.

Publication in the Bulletin 1s construetive notice to all members of the
ptverslty. Copy received at the office of the As:stant to the President
vmt* 3:30; 11:00 aam. on Saturday.

VOL. XLV No. 6
Summer Session Mixed Chorus:
Please report at Library steps at 6:45
p.m. sharp Sunday, for Vesper Serv-
ice. David Mattern, Director.
The Intramural Sports Bldg will
be closed all day, Saturday, July 4.
All Graduate Students are cordially
invited to attend all trips of the
Graduate Outing Club during the
Summer Session. The group will
meet at Lane Hall today at 2:30 p.m.
for a hike up the river, where there
will be an opportunity to go swim-
ming. Supper will be 'served at an
approximate cost of 35c. Please call
4367 before Friday noon for reserva-
Chinese Students: All Chinese stu-
dents are invited to a social party toa
be held tonight at 8 p.m. in Stalker
Hall. This party is to welcome the'
new students. Games and refresh-
Women's Education Club Picnic:
All women interested in Education
are invited to join in a Fourth of]
July picnic to be held at Whitmore
Lake this afternoon. Meet in the
lobby of the League at 2:30 p.m.
Bring box lunch.
All the women on the campus are
cordially invited to attend a Get-ac-
quainted meeting sponsored by wom-
en interested in Education, Monday
evening, at 7:30 in the Alumnae
Room of the League.
Reading Requirement in German
for Ph.D. candidates:
Candidates in all fields except
those of the natural sciences and
mathematics must obtain the official
certification of an adequate reading
knowledge of German by submitting
to a written examination given by
the German Department.
For the Summer Session this ex-
amination will be given on Friday,
Aug. 7, at 2 p.m. in Room 204 U.H.
Students who intend to take the
examination are requested to register
their names at least one week before
the date of the examination at the
office of the German Department, 204
U.H., where information and read-
ing lists are available.
Weekly Reading Hours: At 7 p.m.
Monday evenings for the next six
weeks a reading hour will be held in
Room 302 Mason Hall. On July 6
Prof. R.D.T. Hollister will read from
Shaw's "Androcles and the Lion."
These reading hours are open with-
out charge to the public. A cordial
invitation is extended to all persons
Church of Christ (Disciples) Hill
and Tappan Sts.
10:45 a.m., Morning worship, Rev.
Fred Cowin, minister.
12 noon, Students' Bible Class, H.
L. Pickerill, leader.
7 p.m., Vesper service, University
8 p.m., Social hour at the Guild
House, 438 Maynard St., one block
west of Angell Hall.
Disciple (Church of Christ, Chris-
tian) students and their friends are
cordially invited.
First Baptist Church, Sunday,
10:45 a.m. morning worship and
sermon by the Minister, Rev. R. Ed-
ward Sayles. Theme, "My Country
--Its Peril." At 6 p.m. a meeting for
all church students and friends in
the Students. Guild House, 503 East
Huron, across street from church.
Dr. Howard R. Chapman, Minister to
University Students, will lead a brief
service, which will be followed by re-
frchments and a neriod for social

Faculty Concert: Prof. Wassily Be-
sekirsky, violinist, and Prof. Joseph
Brinkman, pianist, Hill Auditorium,
Tuesday evening, July 7, 8:30 p.m..
The public, with the exception of
small children, is cordially invited to
attend, without admission charge.
Mr. R. O. Courtright is planning to
divide his Extension course in golf
into two sections. One section of the
class will meet on Monday and Wed-
nesday at 4:45 p.m. and the other
will meet on Tuesday and Thursday
at 4:45 p.m. The class meets at the
practice tee of the University Golf
Course. The number of students in
the class is limited, but there is room
for a few more students in each sec-
Women Students: The following
additional activity classes will be of-
fered by the Women's Department of
Physical Education this summer..
Both classes will begin on Monday,
July 6, and will meet at the Women's

Athletic Bldg.
Archery, Monday and
at 4 p.m.
Canoeing, Monday,
and Thursday at 5 p.m.


Gov. Fitzgerald
Dedicates New
Tree Nursery
National Forest Festival Is
Celebrated By Officials
At Manistee
MANISTEE, Mich., July 3.-(P)--
Gov. Frank D. Fitzgerald joined in
the dedication today of the Chitten-
den Nursery and celebration of the
national forest festival.
Governor Fitzgerald was principall
speaker tonight at a festival banquet
Both state and federal cfficials par-
ticipated today in the dedication of
the nursery, named for the late Prof.
A. K. Chittenden, head df the Michi-
gan State College Forestry Depart-
C. A. Rindt, superintendent, un-
veiled a tablet honoring the late de-
partment head, and Prof. P. A. Her-
bert, present dean of the college de-
partment: Lyle Watts, Regional U.S.
Forester; P. J. Hoffmaster, State
Conservation Director, and Rep. Al-
bert J. Engel participated in the
ceremony, held at Wellston.
Princess Wabisg-esh-iwke and
State Highway Department officials,
participatd. in a tree planting cere-
Visitors to the festival were of-
fered graphic illustrations today of
the birth and the death of timber-
For the first portion of the sec-
ond day's program, officials trans-
ferred the activities ' from Manistee
to the town of Wellston, on M-55, for
the dedication of the Chittenden
Nursery, source of the almost count-
less seedlings with which it is plan-
ned to replenish the 1,300,000 acres
of the national forest. During the
afternoon the State Conservation
Department and the U. S. Fo'rest
Service cooperated in setting off-
and then extinguishing with the
most modern methods-a forest fire
in a specially prepared tract of 500
The dedication of the nursery at
Wellston, with its 80 miles of seed
beds, had a twofold purpose. Festival
officials designed it as a formal send-
off for the vast replanting project
which the government is carrying on
in the National forest and as a post-
humous honor to one of Michigan's
leading advocates of reforestation,
Professor Chittenden.

National Park
Is Bequeathed
To Americans
Shenandoah Area Is Site
Of Memorial Medicated
By Roosevelt
BIG MEADOWS, Va., July 3.--(P)-
President Roosevelt dedicated the
rolling reaches of Shenandoah na-
tional park "to this and succeeding
generations of Americans" today and
in so doing called for more such rec-
reational developments as the pro-
duct of "the joint husbandry of hour
human resources and our natural
In a natural mountain ampi-
theatre, with thousands of listeners
'rouped before him-all ringed in by
the curving peaks of the Blue Ridge
-Mr. Roosevelt praised the .national
park program as designed to provide
work for the idle and conserve the
beauty of the American forests.
"The product of the labor of the
men of the Civilian Conservation
Corps, who have opened the Shenan-
doah national park to the use and
enjoyment of our citizens," he said,
'is as significant as though instead
of working for the government they'
had worked in a mill or a factory.
They have a right to be as proud of
their labor here as if they had been
engaged in private employment."
Also holding a place upon the ded-
icatory program, Secretary Ickes
urged greater liberality on the part
of the Federal government in estab-
lishing national parks, but warned:
"We want no 'pork barrel' recrea-
tion policy, no national parks that
are log rolled through the halls of
Congress. Yet we require more parks
if we are wisely to anticipate future
needs, and surely there is enough
statesmanship in the country to set
up safeguards against reckless or im-
provident expenditures."
Police Playing
With Brunette
Suspected Slayer Of Cafe
Beauty, 'Pint A - Day'
Valette, Is Sought
CHICAGO, July 3.-(IP)-A strange
game of "hide and seek" tonight con-
fronted police seeking the attractive
brunette wanted for questioning in
the hotel room slaying of "pint-a-
day" Audrey Vallette, 31, cafe beauty
She died of a single bullet wound
through the breast yesterday, ending
a pursuit of pleasure in near north
side haunts which a diary she left be-
hind disclosed started several months
ago. The rum soaked account of
her convivial "dates" ended frequent-
ly with the phrase "was I drunk?"
Hunted as a key witness was Mrs.
Ruth Freed, night club hostess, po-
,lice said they had identified as a
visitor to Miss Vallette's room short-
ly before she telephoned the hotel
deskman, "I've been shot."
The "hide and seek" centered
around Mrs. Freed and her husband,
Edward, partner in the "nut house,"
a North Clark Street gay spot, and
described by police as an admirer of
Audrey Vallette.
All colored students on campus are

invited to attend a "get-acquainted"
party Sunday afternooi at the Ben-
jamin House, 1102 E. Ann St. The
Benjamin House is a league house of
colored women students. The party
will last from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.

New Ambassador

-Associated Press Photo.
William Phillips, undersecretary
of state, was preparing to leave for
Rome to become the new United
States ambassador to Italy.
uried Treasure
Swells Estate Of
Danville Farmer
MASON, Mich., July 3. -(IP) -
Buried treasure swelled the estate of
the late John Hurlburt, Dansville
farmer, today.
Mrs. Ruth Barr, deputy probate
register, said a report of the estate's
administrator, Dennis N.Taylor of
Lansing, told of having dug several
thousand dollars in cash and govern-
ment bonds from underground "strong
boxes," concealed beneath a rail fence
on the farm and some piles of rock.
The money and securities were
packed in glass jars to protect them
from moisture.
Mrs. Barr said the report did not
reveal the amount taken from the
ground, but said she thought $5,000
would be "a good guess." Taylor de-
clined to comment. Neighborhood ru-
mors fixed the total at $14,000.
A wnciled line in a notebook
found among Hurlburt's possessions
furnished the clue tokthe money's
hiding place. For weeks the mean-
ing of the notation "1500 ep 1200. wp."
eluded Taylor, but finally he won-
dered whether it did not indicate
that money were buried under the
east and west piles of stone. A search
confirmed this. One report said a
crude sketch of the rail fence supplied
the clues to where the rest of the
money was hidden.
Hurlburt, a money lender, left an
estate of $38,000 to be divided among
a number of heirs, among them Amy
D. Fowler, of Jackson, a niece. He
died last January of a heart attack.
Hint New Defense
In Local Shooting
Defense attorneys for Mrs. Betty
.Baker, 30 years old, charged with
first degree murder for the shooting
of Clarence E. Schneider here last
Monday, yesterday hinted that the
defendant might use another de-
fense beside her claim that the
shooting was accidental, when she
appears before Justice of Peace Har-
ry W. Reading, Wednesday afternoon
I ,for examination.
"There may be another defense
which we cannot announce as yet,'
Frank B. DeVine, attorney, stated
yesterday afternoon,

6 :0-WJR Stevenson Sports
WWJ Ty Tyson.
WXYZ AAU Track and Field Meet.
CKLW Blackstone Trio.
6:15-WJR Rhythm Review.
WWJ Dinner Music.
WXYZ Day In Review.
CKLW Palmer House Ensemble.
6:30-WJR Carl Rapp's Music.
wwJ Dance Music.
WXYZ Key Ring.
CKLW Sherlock Holmes.
6:45-WJR Musical Program.
WXYZ Rubinoff -Peerce.
7:00-,JR Saturday Swing Session.
WWJ Meredith Wilson's Music.
WXYZ Town Talk.
CKLW Al Kavelin's Music.
7:15-WXYZ Sandlotters.
7:30-WJR4 Independence Day Celebration.
WWJ Grant Park Concert.
WXYZ Boston Symphony.
CKLW Oklahoma Bob Albright.
7:45-WXYZ Ferde Grofe.
8 :0-WJR Bruna Castagna Orchestra.
WWJ Jamboree.
CKLW Turf Talk.
8:15-CKLW Serenade.
8:30--WJR Salon Moderne.
WWJ Smith Ballew; Victor Young's
WXYZ National Barn Dance.
9:00-WJR Your Hit Parade.
CKLW Gems of Melody.
9 :30-WWJ Springtime.
WIXYZ Ferde Grofe.
CKLW Lloyd Huntley's Music.
10:00-WJR Bob Crosby's Music.
WWJ Sport Celebrities.
WXYZ Irving Aaronson's Music.
CKLW Baseball Scores : News.
10:15- WWJ Tiger Highlights; Evening
CKLW Mal Hallett's Music.
10:30-WJR Hal Kemp's Music.
WWJ Dance Music.
WXYZ Ted Lewis' Music.
CKLW Griff William's Music.
11 :00-WJR Little Jack Little's Music.
WWJ Dance Music.
WXYZ Emil velasco's Music.
CKLW Shep Field.
11:30-WJR Bernie Cummins' Music.
WWJ Dance Music.
WXYZ Henry King's Music.
CKLW Joe Sander's Music.
12:00-WWJ Dance Music.
WXYZ Les Arquette's Music.
CKLW Maurice Spitalny's Music.
12:30-CKLW Guy Lombardo's Music.
1:00-CKLW Horace Heidt's Music.
Helen Hayes Wins
In Real Life Drama
CHICAGO, July 3.-(P)-Helen
Hayes, diminutive star of stage and
screen, emerged a victorious heroine
tonight in a real life drama that cast
her as defendant in her first court
role on or off the stage.
A $100,000 suit that charged her
with alienating the affections of her
husband, playwright Charles Mac-
Arthur, from his first wife,. Carol
Frink, was dropped in Cook County
circuit court before the tiny actress
had entered one word of defense.
Three times the plaintiff offered to
drop the case before the defense ac-
Miss Hayes, her attorneys said, in-
sisted on fighting on until Mac Ar-
thur's first mate took back all the
"nasty" things she said about
"Charlie"-those wisecracks about
hocking his mother-in-law's diamond
ring, and "lying on the beach ,get-
ting healthy" while Miss Frink
tworked, and making love by stepping
on her feet, and moving from apart-
ment to apartment because "the bed
was too small for his feet."

Unitarian Church, The Fellowship
of Liberal Religion.
Minister: Harold P. Marley, 110 N.
.State St.
Summer Services in charge of Dr.
Walter S. Ryder, Minister of First
Unitarian Church, Flint.
11 a.m., "The Genius of Religion." I
4:30 p.m., Reception at the Church.
Office hour at 12:30 each week-day
except Saturday.
Congregational Church:
10:45 a.m. Service of worship Sun-
day morning. Sermon by the Min-
ister, Rev. Allison Ray Heaps. Sub-
ject, "A Personal Confession of
Faith," first in the summer series.
Soloist, Hugh Miller of the School I
of Music.
First Presbyterian Church, meet-
ing in the Masonic Temple, 327 So.
Fourth. Sunday at 10:45 a.m., Wor-
ship with sermon by Dr. Robert W.
Frank of Chicago, "The Words of,
Summer school students are re-
quested to reserve next Sunday, July
12, at 5:30 for a complimentary plate
supper on the site of the new church
at 1432 Washtenaw Avenue, near the
intersection with South University
Avenue. Prof. Howard McClusky will
be the speaker.
Episcopal Students: Each Sunday
night during the Summer school ses-
sion of the University there will be
held student gatherings for Episcopal
students and their friends. The meet-
ing this Sunday evening will be at
the home of Mr. and Mrs. T. Rear-
don Peirsol, 625 Oxford Road at 6 p.m.
Cars will leave St. Andrew's Church
at 6 p.m., for those who desire trans-
Saint Andrew's Episcopal Church:
Services of worship Sunday are: 8
a.m., Holy Communion; 11 a.ni.,
Kindergarten; 11 a.m. Holy com-
munion and address by The. Rev.
Henry Lewis.
Stalker Hall, 6-7 p.m. Wesleyan
Guild meeting. Dr. C. W. Brashares
will speak on "Christianity and Per-
sonality Development." This is the
second topic in a series on "Chris-
tianizing Your Education." Fellow-
ship hour and refreshments follow-
ing the meeting. All Summer Ses-
(Continued on Page 4)



Twin Survives
By Thirty Hours

MEDFORD, Mass., July 3. -(A') -
Two days old Mary Fiorenza, who
lived for 30 hours attached to her
siamese twin sister joined her in
death today.
Mary only had a chance in a mil-
lion or so to live and destiny robbed
her of that.

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Detroit 9, St. Louis 5.
Chicago 6, Cleveland 5.
Washington-Philadelphia, rain.
Only games scheduled.
Games Today
Detroit at St. Louis (2).
Cleveland at Chicago (2).
Philadelphia at Boston (2).
New York at Washington (2).


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a lily pond, wear an oxfor4
cloth shirt. Oxford is por.
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But many oxfords shrink!
To be sure you get one that
doesn't, insist on GORDON,
the Arrow oxford shirt.
Gordon is Sanforized.
Shrunk-a new shirt if one
ever shrinks. Plain or
button-down collar.

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