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Official Publication Of The Summer Session


XV No. 45



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rectorate Is

Visioned For,
NRA's Future
Johnson Sees Blue Eagle
Board To Succeed Him
In ,Charge
Says That He Would
Take Chairmanship
States That Blending Of
Anti - Trust Laws With
Codes Is Essential
WASHINGTON, Aug. 15. - (P)
A Blue Eagle board of directors sup-a
planting one-man control, and a spe-
cial agency for harmonizing code-
rule with antitrust laws, were en-
visioned by Hugh S. Johnson today as
essential for the NRA of tomorrow.
In this picture, his own colorful
bossdom of coded industry would di-
minish, if not vanish altogether.
"If the President wants me to,"
Johnson said, "I might act as chair-
man of this board if it was part time,
but I couldn't give full time."

Dr. Beebe Exceeds
Own Diving Mark;
Reaches 3,028 Ft.
HAMILTON, Bermuda, Aug. 15.-
(A) - Dr. William Beebe set a new
record for deep-sea diving today by
taking his "bathysphere" 3,028 feet
below the surface of the ocean, ex-
ceeding his depth of last Saturday by
518 feet.
Dr. Beebe and Otis Barton, Ameri-
can scientists, used their two-ton
diving contrivance for studies of ma-
rine life at great depths.
After their dive last Saturday took
them down 2,510 feet, Dr. Beebe
planned today's effort with a goal of
exactly half a mile.
Today's dive was Dr. Beebe's last
deep-sea dive of the year, although
he plans later to make some contour
dives at the coastline.

Drought This
Year Is Most
Serious Of All
Agricultural Department
States Damage Exceeds
Nation's Food Is
Ample,_Is Claim
Grain Production Is Less
Throughout N o r t h e r n

Indian Runners Deliver
Message To Roosevelt
WASHINGTON, Aug. 15.- (if)
- Fourteen sun-browned Indian
braves in bright red and blue loin
cloth today filed into the Blue
Room of the White House and pre-
sented President Roosevelt with
three grains of white corn, invi-
tation to the Four Nations Cele-
bration at old Fort Niagara, start-
ing Sept. 3.
They had run in relays all the
way from Upper New York State.
One of their number, called Ly-
ing Down, was perspiring the most
freely, for he had brought the corn
in its pouch the last lap of the
450-mile relay, in which one In-
dian was always trotting down the
road, the rest riding in a bus.
Following the conference with
the President, the Indians trooped
down to the South Grounds.
"He greeted us very personally,"
said Sitting Beaver, the youngest
of the Indians, 14 years old, and by
far the chattiest of the group.
"He said he'd be out to the cele-
bration, if possible, if business isn't
Dr. H. C. Koch
Is Named For
Position HereI

Will Praises
Nazi Regime
Brands Nazism As Stride
Toward fnner National
Unity In Document
Expresses Hopes
For Reich's Future

To Raise Price
Of Tickets For
Football Games
All End Zone Seats To Be
Reserved, According To
Athletic Association

But, he added with a chuckle, "I'm
not trying to save a place for myself."
DiscussesNRA Problems
Johnson was in good spirits as he
discussed NRA problems with the
press for the first time since his West-
ern trip.
He saw the new organization as
possible. of fulfillment "within two or
three months," and said that the plan
then would be recommended to Con-
gress for permanent enactment. The
law which created NRA expires next

Just now, the subject of NRA's fu-
ture is being worked out by Johnson
and Donald Richberg, Emergency
Council director, for presentation to
the President.'
Richberg is giving particular at-
tention to reconciling NRA with anti-
trust laws. A return to anti-trust
principles has figured prominently in
demand of NRA critics, including
Senators William E. Borah, Idaho
Republican, and Gerald P. Nye, North
Dakota Republican.
"There is a conflict between the
anti-trust acts at the Federal Trade
Commnission and this organization,"
Johnson said. "I delegated to Rich-
berg that he straighten it out and he
will straighten it out. It is not very
difficu y.
Waits Competition Controlled
"We at NRA think control of com-
petition is the answer. The anti-
trust acts say there shall be only un-
controlled competition.
"I think I see some sort of institu-
tion which will reconcile the differ-
ences.~ -t is not clearly worked out. I
think two or three people might pass
on that point."
Johnson believes an administrative
institution could be set up to act as
a buffer between NRA and the Fed-
eral Trade Commission without a
new law. He hinted that the NRA
Advisory Council might do the job.
To illustrate the kind of board he
would put over NRA, Johnson cited
the board of directors of an industrial
corporation on which every member,
except possibly the chairman, would
give his full time. There would be a'
single administrative head.
"I am more than ever convinced it
is no longer a one-man job," Johnson
said. "In the minutia of code ad-
ministration I find I can't attend to
the details. I feel I can't act efficient-
ly any more because it is getting too
big. We want to reduce more than
500 codes to 250 by coalescence -
that's a good word - but even then
no one person can keep in touch with
the details."
'Bill' Hewitt.
Gets License
For Marriage
William (Bill) Hewitt, who starred1
for three years, 1929, 30, and 31, as a
member- of Michigan.s football team,
yesterday obtained a license to marry
Miss Edythe Inez Hayes of Chicago.;
The license was issued at Bay City,
and according to law, the couple will
have to wait five days until the cere-
mony can be performed. Hewitt gave
his age as 24, and Miss Hayes' as 27.
It will be her second marriage.
Hewitt has for the past three years
played in professional football with
the Chicago Bears of the National
Professional Football League. He has

All end zone seats at 1934 Michigan
fotball games will be reserved and will
be priced slightly above 1933 prices,
it was announced yesterday at the
athletic offices.
Season tickets at $10 which will
enable the holder to occupy the same
seat at all five home games also will
be offered, it was announced.
The end zone seats, thrown open
to general admission ticket holders
at $1.10 for the past few seasons, will
be priced at approximately $1 less
than sideline seats for all games.
Tickets for the Michigan State and
Georgia Tech games will be priced at
$2.20 for sideline seats and $1.10 for
the end zones. For the Wisconsin, Il-
linois and Northwestern games prices
will be $2.75 and $1.65.
More than 80,000 blank applications
for football tickets are being mailed
out to alumni and patrons. Thirty-
five thousand of the applications were
mailed to prospective ticket purchas-
ers in Michigan and 6,000 of the re-
mainder went to Ohio. Thirty-five
hundred applications went to bond
holders and "M" Club members.
Applications for games away from
home will also be received at the
athletic offices. Tickets for the Ohio
State game are $3, and for the Min-
nesota and Chicago games $2.20..
All applications returned- to the
offices after Sept. 1 will be filled
in order of receipt, but all received1
before that date will be filled without
Yankees Snap
Fourteen Game
Detroit St r e a k

WASHINGTON, Aug. 15. -- () -
The Department of Agriculture re-
viewed the drought and its results to-
day and this is what it said:
1. That damage up to Aug. 15 ex-
ceeded expectations and is much
worse than in any previous year on
2. Food supplies for the nation as
a whole are ample.
3. Stocks of bread, grains and other
food products are large.
4. Production of most canning crops
will be about normal.
5. Fruits and vegetables are fairly
abundant outside the drought area.
6. The supply of meat, dairy and
poultry.products will be adequate for
the remainder of this year.
7. Local supplies of certain food
crops will be decidedly short in many
areas, requiring more than usual
shipments from other localities.
8. Damage to feed, forage, and
other pasture will cause sharp reduc-
tions in market supplies of feeds and
other livestock products in 1935, even
if the growing season next year should
be normal.
The report said the drought had not,
been limited to the United States but
was "widespread throughout the
northern hemisphere, having reduced
grain production materially, and hav-
ing caused serious feed shortage in
central and southeastern Europe.
Damage also has occurred in Russia,
Canada, northern Mexico, the Yang-,
tze valley of China, and in Australia.
Helen Jacobs Wins
Over Mrs. Harris

FOREST HILLS, N. Y., Aug. 15. -
Helen Jacobs, battling for her third
straight national title, came from be-
hind today to defeat Mrs. Mary Greef
Harris, former first 10 luminary, 5-7,
6-2, 6-3, and gained the quarter-final
round of the forty-seventh Women's
United States tennis championship.
Freda James, one of the two remain-
ing British players out of a starting
group of three, advanced to the quar-
ter-final round at the expense of Ma-
rianne Hunt, of Los Angeles, 6-2, 6-4.
Miss James, winner of the doubles
title here last year with Betty Nut-
hall, who was eliminated in singles
yesterday, played effectively at the
net and completely mystified the Cali-
fornia girl with her cross-court vol-
NEWPORT, R. I., Aug. 15.-(P) -
A bombshell in the form of the default
of the defending champion, Francis
X. Shields, today stunned the Newport
Casino tennis field into comparative
News of the withdrawal of the coun-
try's first-ranking player had such a
blight on the program that only three
singles matches and 12 other doubles
competitions were decided.
Shield's default was due to a leg1
injury suffered in England and ag-1
gravated on shipboard.


Is Appointed To Succeed
Dr. Congdon At Opening
Of School Year
Announcement of the appointment
of Dr. Harlan C. Koch, of the Uni-
versity of Nebraska, to the position of
assistant to the director of the bur-
eau of co-operation with educational
institutions at the University, was is-
sued yesterday from the office of
President Alexander G. Ruthven.
Dr. Koch's appointment is effec-
tive at the beginning of the new aca-
demic year next month. He is to suc-,
ceed Dr. Wray H. Congdon, who
resigned from the University faculty
to accept a position in the registering'
department of Lehigh University.
The new appointee is recognized as-
one of the better known educators ofi
the middle-west, and is at present
head of the department of secondary
education at the University of Ne-
braska at Lincoln. He is also chair-
man of the committee on graduate
affairs at the teachers college there.
Dr. Koch has been connected with
the University of Nebraska since 1926
as a professor of secondary education,
prior to which he was first a teacher
in Ohio schools and also a principal
of Mt.Vernon Public schools in Ohio.
Later he served on the board (F edu-
cational research at Ohio State Uni-
versity in Columbus.
He received his first degree at Ohio'
State University where he took all his
training. Dr. Koch also received his,
master's,..? gree in 1923 and his doc-
tor's letters three years later.
He has been the author of several
authoritative works in the field of
educational research which have been]
published in periodicals covering that
California Man To
Announcement was made yesterday
at the University administrative of-i
fices that Dr. Holbrook Working, of
Leland Stanford University, will servei
here next year as exchange professor
of economics. Dr. Working will oc-i
cupy the place left vacant by Prof.
Morris A. Copeland, who is on an
extended leave of absence.,

Message Signed In May Is
Only Now Revealed To
Chancellor Hitler
BERLIN, Aug. 15. -(P)-Four
days before the plebiscite on Adolf
Hitler's assumption of Presidential
powers, the German people today were
given the political testament of Paul
von Hindenburg, which described Hit-
lerism as "a decisive stride" toward
inner national unity.
For months the document, which
was signed by von Hindenburg on May
11, 1934, but only now was delivered
to Hitler, has been a matter of mys-
There had been speculation as to
whether the aged president had defi-
nitely named Hitler or Vice Chancel-
lor Franz von Papen as his successor
or had perhaps offered possible solu-
tions for Germany's many problems.
Document Still Mystery
The document remained something
of a mystery even after it had been
At the time it was signed questions
involving the church, finances and
foreign policy were troubling the
Third Reich.
The query arose today as to why
the testament was given out just at
this time when the Nazis are asking
the people for another expression of
While the inspired press seized upon
the statement as proof of the assertion
made by Hitler's campaigning lieu-
tenants -- that Hitler is von Hinden-
burg's logical successor -others re-
garded the clos ng sentence; 'Which
looked into the fu ure, as significant.
After praising hitler and his Na-
tional Socialist movement for taking a
decisive stride "of historical import-
ance toward the goal of leading the 1
German people to inner unity," von
Hindenberg expresses hopes for the
'Much To Be Done'
"I know that much remains to be
done," he wrote, "and from the bot-
tom of my heart wish the act- of na-
tional regeneration and unification
may be followed by an act of recon-
ciliation to embrace the whole Ger-
man Fatherland."
By some neutral observers this was
taken to mean .that von Hindenburg
hoped for reconciliation of the
troublesome Church situation; per-
haps for restoration of the monarchy,
or again for a greater effort to achieve .
international peace than the Nazis so
far have put forth.
All three projects are known to
have been close to von Hindenburg's
heart. t
"The last period of my life has
seen the development of the internal 1
unity of the people and their con-
sciousness of their best characteris-
tics," he wrote.
"I was nevertheless aware that the
basic law of the State and the form
of government which the nation gave
itself in the hour of great distress and
internal weakness did not correspond
with the real needs and characteris-
tics of the people.
"The hour was yet to arrive when
this knowledge became public prop-
The testament then reviewed the
difficulties confronting Germany dur-
ing post-war days and referred to the
maintenance of the Reichswehr (reg-
ular army) as the "symbol and solid
basis" of the old German virtues.

New Yorkers Beat
By 8 To 2 Score
Bridges Fails


NEW YORK, Aug. 15. --(P) -The
New York Yankees got up off the
floor today, after their double knock
down, and broke the winning streak
of the pennant-mad Detroit Tigers
in thq third game of their fight for
Aierican League baseball supremacy.
Delivering a succession of counter-
blows that blasted Tommy Bridges
off the pitching peak in five innings,
the Yankees rallied behind the effec-
tive pitching of the young Yale grad-
uate, Johnny Broaca, to score an 8-2
decision and serve notice that they
are not to be counted entirely out
of the pennant battle.
The Tigers were stopped after win-
ning 14 consecutive games. They had
equalled the best mark for successive
triumphs ever made by a Detroit team,
the 1909 champions of Hughey Jen-
The Yankees did a thorough and
workmanlike job of halting the Tiger
rush for the time being under circum-
stances that were altogether unin-
spiring by comparison with yesterday.
Where the stands had been jammed
the day before with a howling crowd
of nearly 80,000, barely 12,000 braved
the cloudy weather after a morning's
Bridges quickly contributed to his
own undoing by wildness. He walked
three Yankees in the first two innings
and two of them scored, one on Ben
Chapman's single in the first frame

Defensive Or Offensive Plans
To Determine Kipke's Backfield

In 1933 when Coach Harry Kipke
began to assemble his grid machine
he had to search about for a man to
replace Harry Newman, the country's
outstanding gridder in 1932.
Kipke uncovered that man in Bill
Renner, a slender junior whose pass-
ing abilities had earned him con-
siderable repute as a sophomore, and
Renner was used at quarterback and
constituted one of the greatest po-
tential threats in Big Ten football.
last year.
At the same time, Kipke uncov-
ered a running attack, something un-
familiar to Michigan football in re-
cent years, in the person of Herm
Everhardus, who turned out to be the
best ground-gainer in the Big T'n.

This year, however, if Kipke is to
capitalize upon Renner's reputation
as a passer, he must uncover a suit-
able Successor to Everhardus, who
with Stan Fay, the 1933 captain, and
Jack Heston was graduated from last
year's backfield.
Further than that, Kipke must
prove Renner's abilities not only as a
passer, but as a field general, for
Renner last season was given little
chance to prove his real abilities in
that department in his "threat" role.
Kipke may have further worries on
that score should it develop that Ren-
ner has failed to recover from an
appendicitis operation which he un-
derwent early last spring. Although
I Renner renorted himse1f a in exre1

American League
W L Pct.
Detroit . ...............73 38 .658
New York .............67 43 .609
Cleveland ............5.58 49 .542
Boston ................60 53 .531
Washington..........49 59 .454
St. Louis.............47 59 .443
Philadelphia ..........44 61 .419
Chicago ...............38 74 .339
Yesterday's Results
New York 8, Detroit 2.
Cleveland-Washington, rain.
Boston 6, St. Louis 2.
Philadelphia 7-2, Chicago 4-1.
National League
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