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The Weather
Possibly local showers today;
somewhat warmer; tomorrow
partly cloudy.


Official Publication Of The Summer Session

Why Peg
The Dollar? ...

IO ,VINot3


A.S. Aiton
At Seville
Second United States'
Professor To Serve As
Guest Lecturer
To Present Course
In Colonial History
Will Deal Particularly With
Period Of Spanish Rule
In New World
Prof. Arthur S..Aiton, of the history
department, will serve as a guest lec-
turer at the University of Seville,
Spain, during the coming year where
he will deliver lectures on early Amer-
ican history, it was announced yes-
As a guest of the Spanish govern-
ment, which operates the university
he will deal particularly with the "lost
century" during which the Spaniards
were settling in the New World.
Second To Get Post
Professor Aiton is the second from
the United'States to be awarded this
position. The first American . was

Chill Blast From White House
Hits Un-Diplomatic La Guardia

WASHINGTON, July 29. - A chill,
not the soothing coolness of the air-
conditioning plant which makes the
President's work room tolerable in the
searing Washington heat, has gone
out from the White House in the
last few days in the direction of
New York's Mayor, Fiorello La Guar-


The Roosevelt frost is on the Go-
tham city hall pumpkin. The Little
Flower, Fiorello, who bloomed lux-
uriously in the sunshine of the New
Deal smile, now is wilting in the
glomy shadow of FDR's displeasure
-has been ever since La Guardia
set himself up as an expert in for-
eign relations and refused to issue a
icense to a German masseur.
The President, at his latest press
conference, pointedly declined to com-
ment on La Guardia's anti-Nazi ac-
tion. But in almost the next breath,
using the Italian-Ethiopian situation
as a springboard, he plunged into an
impassioned exposition of the New
Deal philosophy of foreign affairs.
And the first tenet of the American
creed was: "Be a good neighbor and
mind your business."
But if Roosevelt himself refused to
speak of La Guardia, those closest to
the President made two highly sig-
nificant observations.
The first:
"What La Guardia means is that
if another Senator Bob Wagner comes
to Manhattan from Germany, the
Mayor will refuse him a permit to
run a news stand. Bob Wagner first
earned his living selling newspapers."
The second:
"Diplomatic incident? We hope not.
La Guardia is pulling the same stuff
that Big Bill Thompson did in Chi-
cago when he said he would bust
King George in the snoot. At its
worst, it will fall into the class of
mere political opportunism and of
regrettable incidents along the line
of Smedley Butler's yarn about Mus-
solini being a hit-and-run driver."
To what extent the latest actions
of the impulsive La Guardia will sour
the hitherto amiable relations of the
New Deal in the White House and the
fusion regime in New York's city hall,

;. a

Prof. Clarence Haring, Harvard, who
served as a member of the faculty inL
1934. Previously, historians from Ar- I
gentina, Peru, Mexico, and Portugalc
have been invited to fill this position.F
The University of Seville makes av
practice of inviting a foreign pro- n
fessor each year.
During his work in Ann Arbor, Pro-o
fessor Aiton has specialized in thes
teaching of Spanish, Portuguese and
early English colonial history. Heo
has spent much time lately in seeking 1
to have American historians recog-F
nize Spain for its cultural develop-f
ments which were carried to America-
durtrrg tarycbiantition.
Fluent Spanish ScholarJ
Professor Aiton speaks and writes
Spanish fluently having resided in
that country for two entire years
and three additional summers. While
there he collected historical material.
in the archives of Seville, Simancas,
and Madrid.
He will present 12 written lectures
and deliver 12 others orally in a two-
month course on American history at
the University of Seville next year. i
Professor Aiton's general subject
will be devoted' to the 300 years of
Spain's colonial rule.
He joined the history department of#
Michigan in 1921 as an instructor.f
In 1923 he became an assistant pro-
fessor, 1926, associate professor, and
in 1929 professor of Hispanic Amer-1
ican history. Professor Aiton is a]
member of the board of editors of the
"Hispanic American Historical Re-
view" as well as a member of the
committee on research in Latin-Amer-t
ican relations..
Dnr. nott To
Be Speaker At
English Meet'
Conference To Be Devoted"
To Study Of Classroom
Dr. ThomasKnott, formerly editor
of the "Webster's New International
Dictionary" and now editor of the
"Middle English Dictionary" will be
featured as the guest speaker at the
Michigan Council of English Teach-
ers, which is to be held at 4:15 p.m.
Thursday in the University Elemen-
tary School Library.
Dr. Knott has selected "Building a
Dictionary" as the topic of his ad-
dress. The purpose of this conference
4s primarily to study the needs of the
modern English classrooms, discuss-
ing and finding remedies for the
problems found there.
The second session to be held at
7:30 p.m. Thursday in the Elementary
Library will be entirely devoted to a
discussion for special study to be con-
sidered this year. Included in the
discussion will be the consideration of
faulty articulation between the vari-
-miq 4nits ndi the nossibilities for an

Adams Guest
Lecture On
California Professor Will
Speak On 'Present Crisis
In Philosophy' Today
Prof. George P. Adams, chairman
of the department of philosophy at
the University of California, will be
featured as the guest speaker at to-
day's Summer Session lecture when
he speaks on "The Present Crisis in
Philosophy" at 5 p.m. in the Natural
Science Auditorium.
Professor Adams is the editor of
the ten-volume series of University of
California Publications in Philosophy.
In his book, "Idealism and the Mod-
ern Age" he has set forth concrete
social problems.
This sumer he has been lecturing
at the University of California upon
ethics and philosophy in religion. He
served as one of the main speakers for
the Religious Conference which was
held in Ann Arbor recently.
Professor Adams graduated from
Harvard 'University in 1903, and re-
ceived his doctor's degree there eight
years later. He began his teaching
career as an instructor of biology in
the Lewis Institute in Chicago in
In 1908 he became an instructor
at the University of California, being
named as assistant professor in 1912
and a professor in 1918. Professor
Adams is a member of the American'
Philosophical Association as well as
Phi Beta Kappa.
Dr. Bruce Lectures On
Preventive Medicine
An important phase of modern
medical activity, the present-day con-
ception of preventive medicine, was
discussed by Dr. James D. Bruce, vice
president in charge of relations of
the University, in the nineteenth lec-
ture of the Summer Session series
yesterday in Natural Science Auditor-
Dr. Bruce has been associated with
the University since 1904, when he
assumed the post of assistant in in-
ternal medicince. After two years in
the position he returned to private
practice until 1925, when he became

will depend on developments in the
next week.
NEW YORK, July 29. - 0P) -While
reverberations from the celebrated
"L'Affaire Kress" showed no signs
of diminishing, Mayor Fiorello La-
Guardia gingerly steered clear today
of further international complications
in refusing the suggestion of coming
to the aid of Broadway chorus girls
ruled out of England.
"Don't you think I am in suffi-
cient international complications
now?" he asked, referring to his re-
fusal to issue a city license to a Ger-
man immigrant.
"Anyway, we barred the countess
some time ago-maybe this evens
it up," he added, referring apparently
to Vera, Countell Cathcart, whose
entry to the United States was held
up here because of alleged "moral
To inquiries over reported discrim-
inations against American creditors
in Manchoukuo, he replied:
"First, I'll see how far the state de-
partment backs me up this time, but I
am always ready to cooperate with
the state department."
The mayor indicated no disposi-
tion to reverse his stand against the
Germ An alien to whom he refused to
license as a masseur, on grounds that
the German-American commercial re-
ciprocity treaty of 1925 had been vio-
lated by Germany in alleged perse-
cution of Jewish-American citizens.
Thursday Is
Designated As
Kids' Tag Day
Ann Arborites Will Get
Their Chance Then To
'Send A Kid To Camp'
Thursday is Tag DIay.
The sale of the tags is to help pro-
vide for the 300 youngsters between
the. ages. of nine and fourteen who
are getting their fill of life next to
nature at the University Camp for
Boys at Patterson Lake, near Dex-
Agents for the kids' camp will be
posted at all the vantage points on
campus, on State Street, and in the
downtown area.
The Patterson lake camp is made
up in its entirety of underprivileged
boys who have been selected in Ann
Arbor and the metropolitan area by
teachers and social agencies because
they really need a vacation. No re-
strictions are placed because of race,
creed, or nationality. At present there
are 100 Ann Arbor boys and 200 from
the metropolitan area summering at
the camp.
It's a cosmopolitan group in every
sense of the word, and the kids go for
George Alder, president of the
Board of Directors of the Ann Arbor
Community Fund and assistant prin-
cipal of Jones School, is director of
the camp. Mr. Alder, has brought
into the administration of the camp
his wide experience as an educator
and boys worker.
Come on and buy that tag Thurs-
Tigers Finally
Drop Game To
Cleveland 6- 5
CLEVELAND, July 29.-- After the
bases had been loaded in the ninth,
the Detroit Tigers' rally broke, and
Cleveland won, 6-5. The Tribe had
lost 11 straight to Detroit.
Although outhit, 10 to 9, Cleveland

rallied powerfully in the sixth inning
when they scored six runs. General
Alvin Crowder stuck through this
disastrous inning, but was taken out
for a pinch batter in the seventh
and Auker held the Indians hitless
in the last two innings.
Detroit scored its five runs in five
different innings, and it was not unti:
the ninth inning that they drove Wil-
lis Hudlin from the mound.
White opened the thrilling ninth
inning with a single and Cochrane
also singled. Both advanced a base
on Gehringer's sacrifice, and, after
Hudlin had walked Greenberg inten-
tionally, Lee came in to pitch. He
struck out Goslin on three pitcheC
balls, and forced Rogell to pop, end-
ing the game.
Goslin gave the Tigers their first
-1 y,, mih n Arivp mn,,,. +the ,.rip,

50 Students
Are Awarded
Young Men And Women
To Enter University Next
Fall Named.
State University
Clubs Make Choice

Forty-Two Of Grants
Were Made Last
Are Renewed


Law Subject
Of Scott Talk.
Congress Held Responsible
To Carry Rules Into
Effect By Statutes
Gives Final Speech
Of Summer Parley
United States Is Bound
By Every Factor Of'
International Law

68 Commissioners To
Dismissed; Olander
Head Department

Fifty more young men and women,
from 27 Michigan cities and towns,
will enter the University this fall as
the recipients of JVichigan Alumni
Undergraduate Scholarships.
The holders of these scholarships
represent a picked group, chosen by
the University of Michigan Clubs
throughout the state, in cooperation
with Dr. C. S. Yoakum, vice-presi-


dent and- director of
vestigations in the
was also announced
scholarships granted
renewed for 1935-36.
The following are
this year's grants:

educational in-
University. It
that 42 of the
last year were
the winners of
Adrian, John

Gmeiner; Ann Arbor, Esther Gross,
John C. Leeman, Kark M. Rague, Al-X
bert C. Stitt, Frederick H. Vogt, Ce-c
cile Franking; Battle Creek, Reid J.
Hatfield, Alva D. Rush; Benton Har-
bor, Nelson A. Lindenfeld, Clare L.
Milton; Birmingham, Roberta I. Chis-1
sus; Dearborn, Leo Beebe, Agnes Mac-t
Kinnon; Detroit, James A. Barnett,
Marcia Connell, Robert A. Emmett,
Dorothy A. Goebel, Mary A. Lough-t
borough, Frances M. Robinson, Flor-
ence Rogers, William S. Taylor, Ro-
land A. Waterfield Grace E. Wilson,
William B. Wreford, Roland M. Athay,
Stilson J. Ashe, Agnes J. Hippen, Ed-
win Lindsay.
Escanaba, Stanley Jenson; Flint,
James McCullough, Dorothy G. Shep-
herd; Grand Haven, John Douglas
Baker, Mary C. Winslow; Grand Rap-,
ids, Lenore Johnson, John O. Wyn-
stra; Greenville, Johanna M. Meijer;
Iron Mountain, John R. Liotto; Iron-
wood, Ralph I. Heikkinen; Kalama-
zoo, Brinton E. Freeman, Paul C.
Christon; Lansing, Margaret M. John-
son; Marquette, Edna E. Kandelin,
Edmund J. Thomas; Monroe, Wilbur
Ott, Milton Stotz; Mt. Clemens, Mar-
gery Lehner; Mt. Pleasant, Margaret
E. McCall, Newberry, Aulene A. Gra-
velle; Owosso, Corliss F. Miller; Pon-
tiac, Edith Howell; Port Huron, Leon-
ard D. Orr; Royal Oak, Donald H.
Belden; Saginaw, Betty S. Keenan,'
Marguerite Rabe; Sault Ste. Marie,
Fred B. Newton, Jr., Isabel J. Wash-
Moehlman Speaks
At Education Club
"Are teachers people?"
This question and the implied an-
swer that many teachers are operat-
ing under conditions which make this
question an inevitable one furnished
the basis for a discussion of Teacher
Tenure and Retirement by Prof. A.
B. Moehlman at the final meeting of
the Men's Education Club last night
at the Union.
The repressions on the personal life
of the teacher in many small com-
munities; and the general insecurity
of salary, tenure, and provisions for
retirement were held responsible by
Professor Moehlman for the loss of
intellectual vigor and vitality of many
teachers and the position of social in-
significance they sometimes find
themselves in.

Declaring that without exception
every rule .of international law defi-
nitely binds these United States, Dr.
James Brown Scott last night as-
signed to Congress absolute respon-
sibility for enacting statutes carrying
these rules into effect.
Failure to enact such municipal
statutes or to apply it if enacted, Dr.
Scott said, who is chairman of the
annual Summer Session on Teaching
International Law, asserted, renders
the nation ,if it is in default, liable in
This conclusion is based, the speak-
er said, on the conclusion drawn from
the text of Francisco de Victoria that,
"Every rule of international law has
a municipal sanction in esse or in
posse, and a failure to enact a muni-
cipal statute for that purpose - or to
apply it if enacted - renders the
state in default liable in damages."
Pointing out that "international
law should be and is today the law
of every nation of the world," Dr.
Scott asserted the law of nations is
"last" upon this, country and every
other country. "IR was imposed upon
us the minute we came into being,
and the most the United States can
do is to define and enforce the law
of nations," he said.
The speaker asked that the United
States "make that express which is
implicit" in international law.
Continuing his plea for municipal
statues, Dr .Scott described every
violation of international law
"whether in peace or in war" as a
"mortal" sin.


Major League Standings

Detroit ..............57 36
New York ...........52 36
Chicago .............49 .37
Boston ..............47 44
Cleveland ...........45 43
Philadelphia .........38 47
Washington .........39 53
St. Louis ............29 60
Yesterdays' Games
Cleveland 6, Detroit 5.
Chicago 7, St. Louis 2.
Only games scheduled.
Today's Games
St. Louis at Detroit.
New York at Philadelphia.
Cleveland at Chicago.
Boston at Washington.

Demands Changes

Far Reaching Changes To
Be Made In Liquor
Control Commission
Enforcement To Be
Turned To Police



Funeral Rites
Planned For
Prof. E. Wilds
Faculty Man Passes Away t
While Touring Throughn
Northern Michigan
The body of Prof. Edmund Wild,t
for more than 27 years a member ofs
the University German department,C
who died Saturday near Menominee,'
was brought to Ann Arbor and will
lie in state at the Muehlig funeralb
The 59-year-old faculty member a
was believed to have suffered a heart 1
Professor and Mrs. Wild had pur-
chased a trailer and had left Ann p
Arbor 10 days ago for a trip through
northern Michigan and had planned
to meet their son Karl, who was in o
the north. Word of his death was i
contained in a telegram from the sont
to the other children at home here.
Funeral arrangements have as yet i
not been completed.t
Professor Wild was widely knowna
as a teac her of German. His patienc .
and thoroughness in teaching were'
outstanding characteristics. "Youc
must learn with your eyes, your ears,v
your mouth, your hands," he ex- e
plained to his classes.C
Professor Wild was born Aug. 18,
1875, in High Hill, Texas, and was1
graduated from the University of7
Texas in 1902. He studied at ther
University of Berlin and the Uni-t
versity of Wisconsin before comingt
to the University here in 1908 as anc
instructor. He was made associater
professor in 1925.
He taught German to students inr
the engineering college for many
years and when the courses were
merged in the romance language de-
partment, he was transferred to thisc
division of the literary department oft
the University.t
Carpentry work was a hobby withi
Professor Wild and gardening alsol
was a favorite diversion.
He is survived by the widow and sixl
children, Karl Robert, Helen, ElseI
Marie, Edmund, Jr., and Gertrude.,
Professor and Mrs. Wild had planned1
to travel to Texas in the fall to visit,
his father, who also survives him.
H. A. Carpenter
Appointed To
Library Post
The appointment of Harland A.
Carpenter to an instructorship in the
department of library science was an-
nounced yesterday in the library pub-
lication, "Library Notes."
Mr. Harland will teach administra-
tion and book selection, recently
taught by Prof. Carleton B. Joeckel
who resigned at the end of the reg-
ular school year to accept a position
in the University of Chicago.
It was also announced that Mary
G. May, formerly assistant in grad-
uate reading rooms, will fill the posi-
tion held until June 1 by the late
Marie M. Lowber. Miss Avis Brown
has been granted a leave of absence
until October 1 while she is recov-
ering from a serious illness. Miss Gay
Wilgus is taking her place.
Mrs. Esther W. Loughin, on leave
of absence from the American Library
Association Headquarters, has ac-
cepted a temporary appointment for
the summer months in the Library
Extension Service. Mary E. Bradt is
substituting for Martha Schmidt in
the re-classification department of

(By The Associated Press)
LANSING, July 29. - Gov. Fitz-
gerald demanded today that far-
eaching changes in the state liquor
ontrol commission be inaugurated
mmediately. He told the commis-
ion that its policies must be altered
adically. The governor made eight
pecific recommendations and asked
hat the commission give them im-
nediate attention.
They were:
1. That enforcement be turned to
he state police. This would entail
he dismissal of 68 commission in-
pectors. Commissioner Oscar G.
Dlander of the department of public
zafety would be authorized to select
between 30 and 40 men to take the
place of the inspectors. They would
be chosen entirely on a basis of merit
and without regard to political affill-
tions. Warning would be issued to
ocal enforcing agencies that they
must do the major share of enforce-
ment work, and if they fail the state
olice would step in.
Cites Eight Points
2. Immediate removal of all screens
r other obstructions to a clear view
nto drinking establishments from
the street.
3. Prohibit the serving of drinks
n booths. The governor charged
that establishments in which drinks
are served to young persons in booths
are "'ruinous to norals"
4. Reduce the number of the liquor
commission employes by at least 150
within 30 days. There are now 987
employes. The governor asserted the
commission is overstaffed.
5. Reduce the number of state
liquor stores to not exceeding 75.
There now are 102. In this con-
nection the -.governor recommended
that any established druggist who
wants one should be given a retail
distributor's license. "For the life of
me," Mr. Fitzgerald said, "I cannot
see why any established druggist is
not as much, entitled to a license as
Favors News Bureau
6. Establish a news bureau in the
commission. The governor declared
the public has been misinformed rela-
tive to the activities of the commis-
sion because of conflicting expression
from members and employes.
"If there is, anything to cover up,"
he said, "I want to know what it is.
I want the people to have the facts,
whether good or bad. There should
be a central news source from which
unbiased facts can be obtained."
7. Rigid inspection of all licenses to
eliminate "holes in the wall" and
undesirable drinking places. The
governor recommended that local
authorities be asked to check on all
such estabishments. Members of the
commission indicated that when new
licenses are issued the city of Detroit
as well as out-state communities will
be asked to approve every license.
Under the law licenses may be issued
in Detroit without local approval.
8. Immediate installation of a
business manager to take charge of
the state's liquor business and oper-
ate it on a strictly business basis.
The governor told the members of
the commission, all of whom were
present except Chairman John S. Mc-
Donald, that something must be done
at once to bring about a change for
the better.
Decries Situation
"The situation is far worse than
ever before in the state's history," Mr.
Fitzgerald said. "In transferring en-
forcement to the state police that
duty will be removed as far as pos-
sible from politics. The commission
inspectors have been working under
the banner of a political party. They
have been thinking in terms of mak-
ing friends for a party or for politi-
"Under the new set-up Commis-
sioner Olander will select his own
men. Whether he can use any of the
present inspectors I neither know nor
care. Each municipality will be


New York .....
Chicago .......
St. Louis.....
Pittsburgh .... .
Brooklyn ......
Cincinnati .....
Philadelphia ...
Boston ........

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Yesterday's Results
Pittsburgh 3, St. Louis 2.
Philadelphia-Boston, rain.
Only games scheduled.
Today's Games
Philadelphia at New York (2).
Chicago at Pittsburgh.
St. Louis at Cincinnati.
Brooklyn at Boston.

For Coach of the All-Star College Football team
which will meet the Chicago Bears August 29 in
Soldier Field.
(1) HARRY G. KIPKE, Michigan
(2) . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
(3) . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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