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AAA Suits
By Senate
Processors Eligible To
Sue Sharply Limited In
Compromise Measure
Roosevelt Favors
Barring Litigation
All Governments Have
Right To Immunity, He
Tells Reporters
WASHINGTON, July 19. - (,) -
The Senate today left open the door
to suits against the Government for
recovery of AAA processing taxes, but
sharply defined those who might pass
through it.
A compromise amendment to the
AAA bill was adopted, 61 to 23, limit-
ing those who may bring suit to pro-.
cessors who can prove they have not
shouldered the taxes off producers or
This action was taken after a high
wall of opposition had arisen to a
blanket prohibition against suits of
any character for recovery of pro-
cessing taxes paid prior to enactment
of the pending measure.
Meanwhile, President Roosevelt was
telling reporters at the White House
that he believes the Government
. should have the power to bar suits
against it. He referred particularly
to the pending bill to ban litigation
against the Government on gold
clause securities.
Every government in the world ex-
ercises its right of sovereignty in this
respect, the President said.
The . compromise on the AAA
amendment in the Senate was vari-
ously hailed as "just" and as inviting
┬░raids on the Treasury," but it served
to move the bill a long step nearer
final action. Senator Arthur H. Van-
"benerg, of Michigan, voted in favor
Even as the tax compromise was
adopted there came open predictions
by Senate leaders that the bill would
go on into next week, regardless of a
Saturday session demanded by Ma-
jority Leader Joseph T. Robinson.
Meantime, there came crackling
tbout the ears of AAA supporters two
more court decisions against it. In
Houston, Tex., Federal District Judge
T. M. Kennerly declared lilegal its
price fixing and licensing provisions
as far as they applied to fruit ship-
pers in the Rio Grande Valley, an
orange-producing section.
District Judge Randolph Bryant, at
Sherman, Tex., granted an injunc-
tion against. enforcement of the
Bankhead Cotton Control Act, a one-
year extension of which had been
attached to the pending AAA amend-
A Justice Department official dis-
closed that 359 court actions had been
filed against the AAA. This was a
sharp boost from the 153 cases on
dockets at the time a Boston Circuit
Court ruled adversely.
"It is only a very thinly disguised
attempt," Judge Bryant ruled at
Sherman, "to regulate the production
of cotton under the pretext of the ex-
ercise of he taxing powers of the Na-
tional Government. This power, if
it exists at all, is not committed to the
National Government under the terms
of the Constitution of the United
States, but is expressly reserved to
the states."
Hottest opposition in the Senate to

the tax-suit prohibitory section arose
over a dual provision in the bill under
which taxes paid prior to enactment
of the bill could not be recovered, but
those paid after its enactment would
be open to suits.
"To say that the taxpayer hasn't
his right to aday in court," Senator
Walter F. George, Georgia Democrat,
protested, "is un-American, and I
regret a Democratic Administration
ever has proposed it."
O'Hara Is Ousted
From Party Power
CHEBOYGAN, July 19.-(P) -
Michigan Democrats "cleaned house"
today by tossing out of power State
Chairman Elmer B. O'Hara, under
indictment in an alleged election re-
count fraud and restoring former
Governor William A. Comstock to
party leadership.
C. Donald Kennedy, deputy state
highway commissioner, was made ex-

Sentenced Slayer S hown On Trial

-Associated Press Photo.
Unshaven and with his hair uncombed, Merton Ward Goodrich,
who confessed to the slaying 'of 11-year-old Lillian Gallaher in De-
troit last fall, is shown as he went on trial in Detroit on a charge of
first degree murder. Goodrich suddenly changed his plca to guilty
yesterday and was immediately sentenced to life imprisonment at hard

Goodrich Given
On Guilty Plea,
Confessed Slayer Of Girl '
Changes Plea In Third
Day Of Trial
DETROIT, July 19. -(-Merton
Ward Goodrich pleaded guilty today
to the brutal murder of 11-year-old
fLillian Gallaher and wxas given a max~-
imum sentence of life imprisonment
at hard labor in the Michigan branch
prison at Marquette.
The guilty plea came a few min-
utes after the opening of the third
day of the former trap-drummer's
trial in recorder's court, following tes-
timony by Dr. David R. Clark, re-
ceiving hospital psychiatrist, that
Goodrich was not insane.
The confessed slayer, who had de-
clared "it must have been the other
side of my nature" which led him
to entice the girl to his one-room
apartment here last Sept. 20, attack
and murder her, stood trembling be-
fore Judge Henry S. Sweeny as the
sentence, mandatory under Michigan
law, was pronounced.
For two days the state had ham-
mered at Goodrich's defense of tem-
porary insanity, and twice-Goodrich
had been on the verge of terminating
the trial by pleading guilty.
Today he asked one of his attorneys
to move for a brief adjournment. At
its conclusion he said, in the presence
of the judge, court stenographer and
other court officials:
"Let's get all this over with. ]
want to plead guilty."
Returning to the courtroomi Harry
C. Hanley, attorney appointed by the
court to defend the former inmate
of an Ohio asylum for the insane,
formally entered the guilty plea.
Prosecutor Duncan C. McCrea told
the court he would rather that the
jury had been allowed to decide the

Major League Standings
American League

New York.....
Philadelphia ....
St. Louis......


W L Pct.
[9 30 .620
1 33 .607
43 34 .558
43 40 .518
39 39 .500
35 42 .455
35 47 .427
25 55 .312

Yesterday's Results
Detroit 9, Boston 7.
St. Louis 7, New York 6.
Chicago, 7, Washington 2.
Cleveland-Philadelphia to be play-
ed later.
Today's Games
Detroit at Boston.
St. Louis at New York.
Chicago at Washington (2).
Cleveland at Philadelphia (2).
National League

Paris Rioters Tigers Move Bonus Suggested
Are Arrested UpOn Yanks
After Battle With 9-7 Win y
Crowds In Demonstration New York Loses Again To Governm ent Jobs
Against Laval Economic Browns As Detroit Wins
Program In Crisis From Boston
Slain From Ambush Jamison Requests Increase
Internationale Sung Half--Game Between To Equal Salaries Of
In Place De L'Opera Tigers, New York Corporation Heads
Police Move Against Mobs Bridges Wins Parade Of Speaks On Topic Of
Formed At Scene Of '34 Pitchers As Two Teams Salaries, Services
StaviskyRioting Collect 23 Hits
Says Move Would Effect
PARIS, July 19.--(P)-Police DETROIT, July 20.-In a game :as
smashed repeatedly this evening into featured by a parade of pitchers, the
massed thousands of demonstrators Detroit Tigers defeated Boston 9-7 Despite Outlay
who marched into the Place de l'Op- today and advanced to within
era, singing and shouting their pro- little more than a half game of the By THOMAS H. KLEENE
tests against Premier Pierre Laval's league-leading Yankees, who lost a The suggestion that public servants
drastic economy program, close game to St. Louis 7-6. it-
Mounted and afoot, the police Playing the whole game under a graduated bons for reducing the cost
charged the crowds to bring out threatening sky, the Tigers and Red of government was advanced yester-
hundreds of leaders and agitators and Sox put on an old-fashioned slugfest, day by Prof. Charles L. Jamison of
hustle them off to jail. The Govern- the two teams plastering out a totals the School of Business Administration
ment announced that 1,200 arrests of 23 hits. as a means of bringing governmental
had been made. Four moundsmen were used by each
Fist fighting became general short- side. Tommy Bridges started for bund s.
ly after 7 p.m. as the police, alert in Detroit and was credited with the vic- Associated Press Photo. Professor Jamison's speech on "Sa-
anticipation of a defiance of the pre- tory while Fritz Ostermueller took the Chicago's longsilenced gang guns aries and Services" yesterday after-
mier's ban on demonstrations, hurled hill for Boston and was the losing roared again when Louie "Two noon in Natural Science Auditorium
themselves into one throng number- pitcher. Elon Hogsett, Eldon Auker, Gun" Alterie (above), big time was the concluding lecture of this
ing hundreds, pummelling those who and Schoolboy Rowe also saw service gangster who survived some of the week's program.
resisted, routing others and herding in -the game, while Joe Cronin used giy's bloodiest bootlegging wars, As a device for insuring a fair re-
them into the Place Gaillon. Jack Wilson, George Hockett, and Joe was slain Thursday by a fusillade ward for, public service, Professor
Chant Internationale Cascarella. of shots fired from across the Jamison recommended that, "All poli-
The manifestants, chanting the In order to register today's win, the street as he stepped out of his hotel. ticians who have power to appropriate
"Internationale," marched into the Tigers had to come from behind. The public funds be given a percentage
Place de l'Opera, scene of part of the Sox scored two runs in the first three of the 'saving they effect in public
bloody 1934 Stavisky riots, holding innings and the way Ostermueller was tudents f oni expenditures."
their firsts aloft. Many shouted: pitching it looked like that total Fewer And Better Servants
"Police with us! Laval, resign!" might be enough for a victory."Iead i r yn
While women leaned yelling from But the Tigers registered their first South wBe bring the saaries of corporate execu-
windows and homeward-bound work- run in the fourth on successive singles tives down to a level comparable to
ing girls caught in the press screamed by Greenberg and Goslin and an er- Fet 4d 17 'inirht the rewards of politics, we should in-
with terror as police or demonstrators ror by catcher Rick Ferrell, and then crease the emoluments of public serv-
bore down upon them, the famous tied the score in the fifth when Coch- ants," he said. "Fewer and better
place echoed to shouted criticism of rane smacked a triple to deep center public servants would go far to re-
Laval's salary and pension cuts. and then scored later on a wild pitch. Plan All-Southern Feature move the prevailing incompetence
The chant "Our Salaries!" alter- The Tigers turned on the heat in At Dance; Hostesses To of government."
nated with the singing of the "Inter- their half of the sixth, scoring five Professor Jamison explained that,
nationale." runs. Rogell opened the barrage by Be Representative even if such a move necessitated an
Quickly the police, augmented by drawing a base on balls and a moment outlay of a few hundrcd thoueand,
Mobile Guards, moved into action. later went to third on Fox's single All southern students enrolled in it would still effect a saving of a cor-
Mounted guards trotted their horses through Cronin. Rogell scored when Summer school will be honored at responding number of millions in gov-
back and forth, the crowds surging Owen hit to Melilo, forcing Fox at the regular Summer Session dance ernment waste.
back to escape the flying hoofs. Other second. After Bridges fouled to teThe speaker pointed out, if the
guards mounted the sidewalks to keep Dahlgren, Ostermueller filled the which will be held from 9 p.m. to 12 stipend paid to members of Congress
the throng moving. Flying wedges of bases by permitting White to single p.m. today in the ballroom of the and other public servants are used
police hurled themselves into the and walking Cocrance. At this point Michigan League. Al Cowan's orches- as a yardstick, then the salaries of
throngs, capturing leaders of the agi- Charley Gehringer, who has been in tra will furnish the music for the corporate executives can be made to
tation.. a temporary batting slump, came up affair. look very high.
Scattered Resistance Offered and promptly cleaned the sacks with In addition to the southern floor Outlining three basic principles
Only scattered resistance was of- a ringing triple. ' show which has been planned, a group generally observed in fixing executive
fered, mo'st of the crowd retreating The Red Sox scored three runs in of representative hostesses from the salaries, Professor Jamison completely
before the police charges, though their half of the sixth and two more South has been chosen. The or- justified the fact that "corporation
there were many fist fights. in the eighth, but the Tigers also got chestra will present several special- presidents can command from three
Forced off the Place de l'Opera as two in the eighth and held their two- ities. A tentative arrangement has to four times the salary of other re-
motor trucks roared up with fresh run margin. been made for each state group to sponsible executives."
forces of Mobile Guards and police, Detroit has two more games with sing its own song. No Financial Worries
the demonstrators moved into the Boston and on Monday goes to New Gerry Gerome, formerly of the Casa In the first place, he said, 'an ex-
boulevards, shouting: York, where they open a crucial four- Loma orchestra, and with the Dorsey ecutive should be freed from all pri-
"On to the Place de la Concorde!" game series with Joe MCarthey's brothers, will be the master of cere- vte financial worries. His salary
Stavisky rioters who died in the men._monies, and will sing "Lazy Bones" should be large enough to enable
troubled days of February, 1934, shed during the floor show with his own him to maintain a standard of living
theirblood. Detroiters Dominate special arrangement. Singing her comparable to the standard main-
Stheing o blctown composition, Mary Morrison, a tained by other men in the same so-
Striving to block the march, the ate Golf Contest member of the League Trio, will con- cial stratum."
deep, repeatedly cleared the avenue, tinue with "Candy." The executive must be able to pro-
only to have the demonstrators form CHARLEVOIX, Mich., July 19. - Billie Carr, who took patt in this vide for his retirement when he has
into new surges of humanity. Out of the heavy Detroit entry, four year's Sophomore Cabaret as well as outlived his usefulness as an execu-
intoew s Drawso Wrmant. metrooltan payer i emerd toay "Juniors On Parade," will be featured tive, he continued. "When he retires
Newspaper Draws Wrath metropolitan players emerged today on the program with an oriental dance he should be enabled to maintain a
The newspaper Le Matin drew the to dominate the state amateur golf solo Miss Carm is a student of Roy standard of life at least approximat-
wrath of the crowd, which shouted, tournament as it moved into the quar- Hoyer, and has appeared in many ing that to which he was accustomed
"Down with Le Matin!" A sharp ter-final round.Hdandeh sa nn . ithto whinhthesad u"tomes
tussle with police occurred there, ma- Bob Babbish, the medalist, Len Ev- dance exhibitions in Ann Arbor. while still in the saddle,Professor
rooning office clerks, salespeople and erman, John Foley, Jr., and Fred The League trio, composed of Jean Jaminaclre
business men in busses. Lamb, Jr. all of Detroit were joined by Seeley, Mary Morrison, and Kay Rus- The final principle pointed out "is
e After several hours of fighting, the ex-champion Jim Barfield and Har- sell, will conclude the floor show with the great amount of responsibility
t forces of the law managed to clear old Brink, Jr., of Grand Rapids, Alex "Pardon My Southern Accent" and placed upon the shoulders of the top
t the Avenue de l'Opera. Squads of Chisholm, Lansing, and big Ed Novak It's An Old Southern Custom. eutved Only worthiness can

mounted Republican Guards rode the of Traverse City. Southern hostesses for the occasionsb entrusted with the business of out-
sidewalks on both sides to forestall Clark Greenstreet, University of include: Josephine Allensworth, Su- lining policies, judgments, and deci-
renewal of the rioting. Michigan student from Ypsilanti, car- san Aud, Bertha Ashby, Katherine sions, which may earn or lose a lot
Laval incurred the wrath of veter- ried Babbish to the eighteenth green Bell, Geneva Boyce, Lena Brammer, of money for their corporation, he
ans, public functionaries and em- in the second match of the day, be- Jane Brewer, Myra Chauncey, Flora added.
ployees with his new economy de- fore the Detroiter won one of the Dinkines, Cerda Donovan, Clare Supply And Demand Cited
crees, drafted under authorization day's hardest fought matches, 1 up Engle, Sylvia Franke, Hazel Girvin,
he won from Parliament, slashing Greenstreet hurried into a lead of 3 Ruth Hooper, Ruth Johnson, Helen In justifying the differentials be-
salaries and pensions in an effort to up on the first eight holes, but Bab- O'Brien, Ethel Lynn Sturgell, Louise tween salaries of corporation execu-
balance the budget. bish came back strong on the second Wesley, Margaret'Whiteman, and Elsa tives, Profesor Jamsonsowed that
nine to shoot a 74 in winning. Williamson. there is still another factor to be
Is QpG'___seI___Fatalconsidered which reverts to the eco-
'W ind .nomic principle of supply and de-
- o' '.' Woman -'n--'- "If the supply of men competent
To 'W man onztto fill the executive positions were
d In Parisian Prison Relief On Year's Hottest Day lalger doubtless the salay scale
itYwould be lower," according to the
y speaker. "Corporation executives in
e PARIS, July 19. -(03) - An over- (By The Associated Press) Three deaths resulted from the the five figure class represent a rela-
dose of narcotics, taken in her jail Thundershowers and wind storms storm in Detroit. tively small number of highly intelli-
, cell, today ended the spectacular fi- swept over portions of lower Mich- Joseph Walsh, 16, was struck by gent persons to whom corporations
nancial career of Mme. Marthe Han- igan Friday afternoon, terminating lightning while playing baseball in pay high salaries because it is neces-
y au, "financial wizard" and the "wom- at least for a while the summer's most the northwestern section of the city. sary to do so," the speaker pointed
an Ponzi" of Paris. torrid heat wave period. Walter Sweeney, 28, a city fireman, out.
is Police immediately opened an in- In Pontiac, the wind and rain drove was killed when he came in contact Discussing government interference
r vestigation to determine how the nar- the temperature downward from 96 to with a high-tension wire that had in corporate salaries, the speaker said
s cotics reached the cell, in which she 74 degrees between 1:30 and 2:30 been blown down. that, "It is claimed by many disin-
- had spent six months of the three- p.m. Two other deaths, from heart dis- terested observers that if corporation
s year sentence imposed upon her at In Adrian, 99-degree temperature ease, and at least seven drownings stock holders are content to pay high
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New York ...........53
St. Louis ............50
Chicago .............48
Brooklyn ............38
Cincinnati ...........39
Philadelphia ........33
Boston . .......... 21



Yesterday's Results
Chicago 9, New York 3.
Brooklyn 3, St. Louis 0.
Pittsburgh 6, Boston 5.
Cincinnati 3, Philadelphia 0.
Today's Games
New York at Chicago.
Brooklyn at St. Louis.
Boston at Pittsburgh (2).
Philadelphia at Cincinnati.

MOSCOW, July 19. -(iP)- Two
hundred American students who came
all the way to Russia to attend the
summer school session at Moscow
University and then found the cours
cancelled held mass meetings tonight
at a downtown hotel to decide what
action to take.

Worries About Studies Are
Out For Forestry Campers
By GUY M. WHIFFLE, JR. rowboats, which are at the disposal
(Daily Staff Correspondent) of the prospective foresters. Evening
BEECHWOOD, Mich., July 19.- usually finds all the boats in use as
Swimming, fishing, and boating are the students have been quick to real-
keeping "the boys" at the University ize the advantages of a relaxing boat
Forestry Camp here from worrying ride before settling down to that ever-
excessively about their studies. present problem of school work.
Every morning a few of the bolder Prof. Robert K. Craig, Jr., reported
and more ambitious students make July 1 that the "Michigan Union" at
thei wamdownbto teudae formaethe end of "State Street" was ready
their way down to the lake for a for use. The recreation room at thE
morning dip. The more conservative!"o n"uwasTeorndetono atthe
(or timid, if you will) of "the boys" "Union" was found to contain a corn-
do their swimming in the evening pletely equipped table tennis outfit
after the icy waters of GoldengLake boxing gloves, and other recreational
have had a chance to warm a little. equipment which was enthusiastically
received by the foresters.
"Weissmuller" Keusel, known lo- Singing in the dormitories has
cally as the Golden Lake flash, is one proved to be one of the most popula
of the foremost of the early swim ad- pastimes. These dormitory meetings
vocates, having had 22 consecutive usually feature the enchanting har-
morning dips to his credit. mony of "Oklahoma" Burwell and his

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