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THE MICHIGAN DAILY
Federal Trade Commission To Work With New NRA i I

--Associated Press Photo.
Arrangements for the Federal trade commission and the skeletonized NRA to carry out with industry
voluntary code agreements supplanting the code structure invalidated by the Supreme Court were made by
President Roosevelt at a White House conference. Among those attending were, left to right: C. H. March,
E. U. Davis, James O'Ncill, NRA head; G. S. Ferguson and W. A. Ayres.

Mrs. Harry L Hopkins Enjoys
Excitement Of Washington Life
WASHINGTON, July 5 - (P) - matye friends where she can knit -
Pretty Barbara Hopkins drove back usually for Diana, the Hopkins in-
from New York with a four-month- fant - and where she can discuss
old cocker-spaniel beside her as a gift the boks she and "Harry" read aloud
for her two-year-old daughter, Diana. to each other in the evening
"Name, please?" said her husband, The "new deal" practically shang-
Harry L. Hopkins, the relief adminis- haied her husband for a while, and
trator. will again as the new works-relief
"The kennels call him 'New Deal,'" money begins to flow into the hopper.
said Mrs. Hopkins, "but I'm naming But she contents herself with
aid Mrs Hopki "bbooks, baby and some driving which
him for you."she "adores." And that's nice, because
'S 'at so? And what's that?" her husband hates driving.
asked Hopkins. Her husband takes one wifely wor-
"'Buffer,' " said the lady, "you ry off her shoulders. If he says he'll
know - between things." go to a dinner, he goes. She drives
"That's what you think," said to the office and picks him up, drives
Hopkins. "For that you have to lis- home, slips into a lemon-yellow satin
ten to the speech I'm writing." just in time to see the relief adminis-
"Delighted!" said Mrs. Hopkins. trator emerging from his room with
And she can look really "delighted." his white tie in place.
She has a warm, fleeting smile that But the other worries are hers. She
changes expression and still stays a buys the shirts, the socks, the thous-
smile. She's slender. Her skin is and and one things - all except the
ivory. She uses no rouge, but her lip- ties.
stick and fingernail polish match. "Washington has cut out Harry's
She's one of the prettiest of the "new golf and my swimming, and we can't
deal" wives. have many of the picnics we love.
What's more, she's one of the most But the place is so exciting I wouldn't
elusive. She doesn't like "mob" social miss it," she says.
life. She prefers small groups of inti- Mrs. Hopkins knows boats from
stem to stern because she was born in
Port Huron, Mich. Her name was
RIAN CHURCH Barbara Duncan. She took two years
I at Ann Arbor, and then went to New
T EM PLE IYork for a hospital course which she
followed with welfare work for chil-
urth Avenue dren's health clinics.
MAN W. KUNKEL, Assoc. Minister "There wasn't anything exciting
ock (Communion Service) about my work," she says. "I just col-
4o.] 1 1. A Present H e 1 lected funds. I guess the only thing
P I can boast about doing is swimming
e Church House, 1432 Washtenaw the St. Clair river at home when I
)OKS AT RELIGION was 10. But, at that, father sent a
boat to follow me, and he sat on the
Y, Director of Social Service. bank wtih his binoculars and shout-
M~eeting at 6:30 ed directions."

Sahara Plans
Lighthouse To
Guide Camels
Man's Second Victory In
Taming Of Desert Near
Famous Gas Pump
ALGIERS, July 5. - () - The first
lighthouse ever to be built in a des-
ert soon will send out a beam of
light to guide camel, motor and air
caravans across the Sahara's track-
less waste.
Erected a few feet away from
Bidon V, famous gas pump in the
heart of the desolate Tanezrouft re-
gion, the new lighthouse represents
man's second victory in the taming
of the Sahara.
Bidon V, an emergency filling sta-
tion for thirsty planes and cars en
route across the desert, was the first
conquest.
Equipped with a powerful gas-lit
beacon, pivoting on a tall slender
metal pylon a hundred feet high, the
lighthouse can be seen 30 miles away
on clear nights.
Heavy metal tubes of "bottled gas"
have to be transported hundreds of
miles across the desert to supply the
new station with power. Electrical
lighting was inadvisable because of
the heavy expense involved in wiring
the new station to the nearest power-
house, several hundred miles distant.
The new beacon is named after
General Vuillemin, flight commander
who safely led a squadron of French
planes across the Sahara in 1933.
'0(d Dobbin' Gets
His Way In Texas
DALLAS, Tex., July 5. - (P) - Old
Dobbin still has the right-of-way
in Texas.
.Horses enjoy superior rights over
automobiles under a pre-machine age
law. The law is still on the books,
a number of motorists have learned
to their surprise.
Not only is the owner of a horse pro-
tected on the roads, but should a thief
steal an animal worth but $5 he is
penalized with the same severity that
would follow theft of a $1,000 auto-
mobile.
Motorists must slow down on ap-
proaching a ridden or driven horse,
and must stop if the ride or driver
signals.
POLICE COURSES FAVORED
EAST LANSING, July 5 -- () -
The Michigan State College gave ap-
proval in principle Tuesday to the
curriculum for the proposed police
training school to be added to the
college courses in the fall.
The faculty took two or three weeks
to study the curriculum in detail.
The State Board of Agriculture at
its meeting July 12, will pass final
judgment on whether the course ac-
tually shall be installed at the fall
term this year. A majority of the
members have expressed themseves
in favor of it.

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