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THE MICHIGAN DAILY

SUNDAY, JULY 18, 1937

Agriculturists
Ask Legislation
To Aid Income
Vegetable, Potato Growers
Urge State And Federal
Governments To Help

Burned Luggage

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WASHINGTON, July 17.-(P)-
egetable and potato growers urged
oday that Federal and State govern-
ients enact legislation to improve

their incomes.
The recommendations came at a
time when congressional advocates of
farm legislation were divided over the
method that should be used in the
new bill.
President Roosevelt went over the
situation with Chairman Jones,
(Dem., Texas) of the House Argicul-
ture Committee during the day, but
Jones declined to say what had been
gone over at the conference.
"I had been wanting to talk with
the President about farm matters in
general," he said. "We have several
matters pending in the committee."
Urge Special Quotas
More than 60 representatives of
vegetable and potato growing areas
who have talked with agriculture de-
partment officials during the week
urged that special quotas be set up for
them under the soil conservation pro-
gram. They asked that they be al-
lotted bases similar to those now used
for "tobacco, cotton and peanut"
)roducers.
Potato growers said the prospect of
404,000,000 bushel crop this year
threatened "disaster to the industry"
They asked the Agricultural Adjust-
ment Administration to establish di-
version programs for lower grades of
potatoes and establish a special com-
mittee to work out a federal potato
program.
They asked Secretary Wallace to
seek legislation requiring that allpo-
tatoes moving in interstate commerce
"be branded,.tagged, or described in
terms of United States grades or as
unclassified."
Wallace was asked to seek addition-
al federal funds to improve market-
ing reports, crop estimates and price
studies in the vegetable field. The
group said vegetable growers should
establish large cooperative marketing
organization able to bargain on equal
terms with mass buyers of their pro-
ducts, such as canneries and larg'e re-
tail store chains.
Chance To Pass Measure
Jones said his conference with the
President had no bearing on-when he
would introduce a long-awaited gen-
eral farm bill but that he hoped to
have a tentative draft ready for his
committee's consideration when it
meets in executive session Tuesday.
He said the committee would have
a chance to pass on the measure be-
fore he formally introdutes it.
House advocates of farm legislation
at this session have split three ways
over production control, though in
general agreement with the proposed
"ever normal granary" program de-
signed to prevent price fluctuation.
Jones heads one group demanding
a voluntary program under which
participating farmers would be paid
cash benefits financed by a proces-
sing tax.
Another group is urging compul-
sory legislation which would give all
farmers marketing quotas in years
when surplus crops threaten the price
structure.
The third group wants the Fed-]
eral government'to fix cost of pro-
duction prices on farm commodities;
needed for domestic use and thej
"ever-normal" granary program. 1

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At Paris, Mo., Prosecutor Thomas
V. Proctor said Noel Newton, 26,
above, and Myra Hanan, son and
adopted daughter of the Rev. C. E.
Newton, burned luggage they found
in the Baptist minister's auto and
recognized as that of Mrs. Dennis
Kelly, with whose murder Newton
is charged.
New Cut Dance
Draws Capacity
League Crowd'
Capacity crowds at the regular
League dance last night took full
advantage of the cool weather, the
new open cutting system, and novelty
numbers by Charlie Zwick and his
orchestra.
Earle Luby, in from Detroit for the
week-end, danced the light fantastic
with as many Michigan women as he
could tag. Douglas Farmer and John
Jordan acted as men in a stag line
do in Eastern, colleges, and cut often.
Bob Stuhr with Helen Marsh sat on
at the Grill over cokes.
COMMENTS ON CUTTING
Harry Homes-"I'm in favor of
the cutting system. It's much
easier to meet a girl this way."
Al Champion- I think they
should have cutting at all summer
dances. It makes for a friendlier
atmosphere."
Laura Zimmerman-"The cut-
ting system seems to work better,
and more people can meet each
other by this method."
Marian Shrier- The cutting
system is confusing. It is hard to
adjust to so many new people in
such a short time. I dislike it."
Janet Peterson-"The general
concensus of opinion is favorableI
toward the cutting system, I be-j
lieve."
Tom Kleene, former editor of The
Daily, appeared to enjoy his evening
at the old stomping grounds. Al;
Champion and Jack Davies roamed;
the halls, while Marlowe Shaw sta-
tioned himself beside the door for
close observation of the hostesses.
Phyllis Miner, chief hostess, busied(
herself with seeing everyone happyI
and looked after. Vivian Springer
approved the coolness of the ball-
room and felt dancing was a real
pleasure.

Five Records
Are Smashed
At Princeton
Cambidge, Oxford Score
7 To 5 Victory Over
Princeton, Cornell
PRINCETON, N. J., July 17.-(A)-
Five meet records were smashed in
the stifling heat of Palmer Stadium
today as the combined forces from
Cambridge and Oxford, paced by long
legged Alan Pennington and the
famed Arthur Godfrey Brown, scored
a second successive 7 to 5 victory over
Princeton and Cornell in their eighth
international track and field meet.
The thinclads from his Majesty's
realm, exerting themselves only when
the pressure was as hot as the re-
lentless sun, won on the perform-
ance of Pennington and Brown, who
turned in doubles in their specialties,
to give the British a 4 to 3 lead in the
international series. One was a tie.
Brown was the star of the two, set-
ting a meet record of 1:52.2 in the
half mile run, final and decisive event
on the program. Needing the triumph
to insure victory, Brown clipped eight
tenths of a second from the meet
mark set in 1933 by Bill Bonthron,
Princeton's immortal track star. His
feat gave him the race by a good 10
yards over his closest pursuer, Johnny
M~eaden of Cornell who was passed
like he was standingwstill with the
stretch lying ahead.
Brown also captured the quarter
mile by five yards over James Ham-
ilton Hucker of Cornell in the com-
paratively slow time-for him-of
48.6. Because of Brown's perform-
ances, Cambridge scored five of the
seven points for the team.
Pennington, the Oxford sprint star,
won the 100 and 220-yard dashes,
taking the century by good measure
in 10.2 and the 220 in the time of
21.4.
The other four meet records set
were:
High jump, won by Robert Kirk
Kennedy of Cambridge with a six
foot 31/ inch leap as compared with
the record of 6 feet 2 set twice in the
meet's history-in 1929 by B. V.
Hedges, Jr., Princeton and Charles
Scott, Cornell, in 1934.
Shot put, won by the Turkish star
from Cambridge, Ali Ifran, who threw
the weight 48 feet 7 inches as against
the old record of 48 feet 5% inches
by L. H. Levy, Cornell, in 1930.
Broad jump, won by Anson Perina,
Princeton freshman, who went 24
feet 7%s inches before he was stopped.
The former mark, set in 1934 by K.
S. Kuncan of Oxford, was 23 feet 73/4
inches.
The 220-yard low hurdles, won by
Johnny Irwin of Princeton in 23.9
as against the meet record of 24.1
seconds established in 1933 by C. F.
Stanwood of Oxford.
Dirt Track Drivers
To Race At Jackson
JACKSON, July 17.--)--Noted
dirt track drivers from the Midwest
will compete here Sunday at the
Fairground oval in a five-event pro-
gram. The feature event will be a
30-lap race with nine cars. Three
elimination races at ten laps each,
and a consolation race at 15 laps
are also listed.
Herb Mangus of Detroit, winner of
the June classic, will return Sunday
to defend his title as the fastest
driver in the field. Mangus set a new
track record here in the June races.

Ten Hurt In New Jersey Blast

Play Festival Revives Spirit
In Old Colorado Gold Town
CENTRAL CITY, Colo.-(AP)-One Doll House" in a new version done
revival follows another in this town especially for the festival by Thorn-
that straddles the backbone of the ton Wilder. Richard Aldrich will
Rockies.present the Jed Harris production..
It was gold that built Central City., Avaunt Moth Balls
Ruth~ Gordon, of Broadway, the
But the town went into the doldrums first American actress to be starred
after a period of furious prosperity, at the Old Vic theatre in London, will
In the late years gold has come back' be the star here.
and Gregory Gulch once more is Others in the cast will be Sam
filled with tobacco-spitting miners. Jaffe, also of Broadway, but more
The rip-snorting pioneers whooped recently of Hollywood; Dennis King,
star of drama and light opera; and
it up plenty in the first years. Then Walter Slezak, star of "Music in the
a hankering for culture set in. So Air," and leading man for Ina Claire
the folks who had wrested the land in "Ode to Liberty."
from the Indians opened their pokes--
and built themselves an opera house v o
-walls four feet thick, rough-hewn M ayor's F ht1
outside but finished in splendor with-
in. Booth, Bernhardt, Barrett, Mod- In 1ew York
jeska and Joe Jefferson trod the
boards.Ta s S
But the gold fever spent itself, life
left the old town and the dust began T
to gather.
Now, on the heels of the new gold NEW YORK, July 17.-UP)-New
boom, comes a new wave of culture. York City's complicated mayoral
It has been gathering force five years dcampaigntook definite shape tonight
andburt slenidl yeteraythe as leaders of both Democratic and
sixth annua play festivaly hichRepublican parties started aligning
opened there to run until Aug. 7. themselves into two camps-New Deal
and anti-New Deal.
Denver society is dusting out Cen- The organization Republican lead-
tral City's old homes, now summer ers, who have openly criticized Mayor
residences, making ready to enter- Fiorello H. LaGuardia for New Deal
tam its eastern friends. The opera leanings, will meet next week to de-
house will be resplendent again. cide what course they will take. Some
Just as in the old days, Central of them have indicated privately that
City has called on the East for talent. they would like to enter Senator
The play this year will be Ibsen's "A; Royal S. Copeland's name in the Re-

Here is a general view of the fire at the Atlantic City, N.J., Pure Oil
Company storage plant, after two 10,000 gallon gasoline tanks exploded,
flooding a city block with the burning fluid and injuring at least ten
persons.
Successful Orchestras Have

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Different Sty

By ANN VIQARY
"I don't think an orchestra has to
be good to be successful. It has to
be different." That is the opinion
of Will Osborne, popular orchestra
leader and present Westwood attrac-
tion.
Chance decreed his individuality,
according to Osborne. During a
series of New York radio broadcasts
where he used "Song of the Islands"
as his theme song, he substituted a
slide on a trombone for a non-exist-
ent Hawaiian guitar. Will smiled as
he confessed that it didn't sound like
a guitar, but the many comments he
received made him decide to feature
it. First he tried it with three in-
stead of one trombone, and then
reorganized the orchestra, cutting
out the three stringed instruments
to make room for an additional three
brass. Thus was originated "slide"
music.
The young maestro was born 32
years ago in Toronto, Ontario where
he played in the high school band. In
his intense musical interest, he left
school and headed for New York.
During the four years that he played
piano in noted dance bands he met
and appraised most of the men who
now make up the 14 members of the
band.
"We were lucky to get an early

le, Osborne Says!
start in radio," declared Will. "It was
that period in radiotthat established
many present-day stars."
The band features a series of im-
itations of famous dance bands on its
Westwood program. The inside story
on that as revealed by Osborne, is
that they are prepared to do about
11 nationally famous ones. "Some-
times we miss," he confessed with a
grin, referring to his ignoring shouts
for Benny Goodman. "Favorites vary
considerably from one part of the
country to another."
Will likes the snow business a lot
he said, but living out of a trunk has
its disadvantages. "Especially," he
laughed, "when the trunk doesn't
show up." He added that a normal
life is impossible. "But right now it
isn't the hours that bother me, it's
the mosquitoes."
300 CHINESE GIRLS INJURED
TOKYO, July 18.-(Sunday)-(IP)
-Domei, the Japanese News agency,
reported from Shanghai, China, that
300 Chinese girl workers were killed
or injured today in an explosion in a
Chinese powder factory at Chunking,
in Szechuan Province. The news
agency stated the blast occurred while
7,000 employes were engaged in mak-
ing munitions "for war against Ja-
pan."

FRY TO QUESTION MEN

publican primary. Hi
ning as a Democra
naming a conservati

DETROIT, July 17.-(AP)--Walter the hope of defeatin
Fry, president of Fry Products, Inc., It is almost certa
who won fame last winter as a sit- servers believe, that
down boss, today was invited by the not be the organia
shop committee in his plant to ques- although he has an
tion employes as to the circumstances will enter the prim
of their joining the United Automo- been talk that he als
bile Workers. Democratic primary.

3e is already run-
t. Others favor
ve Republican in
ig LaGuardia.
ain, political ob-
LaGuardia will
ztion candidate,
nounced that he
ary. There has
o would enter the

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Hollywood Movie Studio Visited
By Russian Transpolar Fliers

LOS ANGELES, July 17.-(')-
Three Russian trans-polar fliers didl
today what most other visitors want
to do-they met Shirley Temple.
Shirley was on hand at her studio
to greet Mikhail Gromoff, Andrei Yu-
mosheff and Sergei Danilin. She ac-
companied them on part of a tour of
the lot to see how the movie wheels
go round.
Eddie Cantor, filming a comedy
greeted the trio and they grinned,
when he attempted to explain what}
he was doing. With the fliers, as in-
terpreters, were Constantin'e C. Ou-
mansky, charge ,d'affaires of the So-
viet Embassy in Washington, and
Grigori Goghman, Soviet consul gen-
eral at San Francisco.
Movieland turned on the glamour
for the Soviet heroes, but they showed
more interest in things mechanical
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than in girls beautiful.
When Shirley Temple met them,
she exclaimed "congratulations" and
was rewarded with wide grins as the
Russians clicked their heels and
bowed from the waist.
Gregory Ratoff, Russian actor-di-
rector, talked with the aviators half
an hour. When they were leaving,
Ratoff told them he'd look them up
next time he visited Moscow.
"I'll just ask for the Polar fliers,"
he said.
"That may be many people," said
Gromoff significantly._
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