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Local thundershowers this
afternoon or night; tomorrow,
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Official Publication Of The Summer Session
VOL. XLVI. No. 24 ANN ARBOR, MICHIGAN, SUNDAY, JULY 25, 1937

PRICE FIVE ENTS

Buffalo Hit By
Food Shortage
As Truce Halts
Packers' Tieup
Priest Heads State Labor'
Board Holding Parley
To End Dispute
Union Agrees Not
To Extend Strikes
BUFFALO, N.Y., July 24.-()-
Two thousand striking meat packers
and wholesale grocery truck drivers
reached a 24-hour truce with their
employers tonight after a four-day
setrike but the agreement provided
no alleviation of a food shortage
caused by a tieup of delivery trucks.
The Rev. Dr. John P. Boland,
chairman of the State Labor Board,
said the employers agreed not to
move meats, butter, eggs and staple
groceries for 24 hours and union
leaders promised abandonment of
picketing and other steps taken to
prevent food deliveries-
Both groups consented to meet to-
morrow with Dr. Boland and media-
tion assistants to discuss closed shop
clauses in proposed contracts.,
Dr. Boland, Buffalo priest who
started settling labor disputes as a
hobby, returned to his home here
and drew the contenders into a quick
conciliation conference as a special
state mediator. after wholesalers ap-
pealed to Governor Lehman to inter-
vene.
The priest, who recently gave up
most of his parish duties to become
chairman of the newly created State
Labor Board, also obtained an agree-
ment from union leaders that they
would not . call further strikes to
tighten the food blockade.
Local Churches
Present Varied
Sermons Today
Many Evening Activities
Sponsored For Summer
Session Students
A full day of religious festivities is
again offered to the church goers of
Ann Arbor, by the many churches of
the city.
the Rev. Henry Lewis will hold
Holy Communion at 8 a.m. at the St.
Andrew's Episcopal Church, followed
by the morning prayer and sermon at
11 a.m.
The Rev. H. P. Marley will speak on
"Man Must Live with Others," at 11
a.m. in the Unitarian Church. This
talk is the last in the series on Re-
ligion and Life. Prof. Paul Muesche
of the English department, will speak
on "Proletarian Drama" at 7:30 p.m.,
with the regular discussion hour fol-
lowing.
At 10:30 a.m. the Rev. E. C. Stell-
horn will deliver a sermon at the
Zion Lutheran Church.
"Knowing and then Doing," is the
subject of Rev. Henry Yoder's ser-
mon at 9:15 a.m. in the Trinity Lu-
theran Church this morning.
Rev. and Mrs. E. C. Stellhorn will
hold the Lutheran Student meeting
in their home this evening at 6 p.m.
The discussion will center on the top-

ic "What should be the attitude of
the Church on Current Problems."
Invitations are extended to all Lu-
theran Students and their friends. A
light supper will be served previous
to the general discussion, which will
be under the direction of Rev. E. C.
Stelhorn.
As usual, the student class will be
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Police Spread Net
For Bank Robbers
FLINT, Mich., July 24.-(M)-Armed
with descriptions of robbers who
looted the Otisville state bank, Fed-
eral agents, state police, Flint police
and Genesee County authorities
spread a wide net today for the gun-
men.
Details of the bandits' appearance
were broadcast, and police combed
"hangouts" where they might be rec-
ognized. Highway hlnckadegwere

Japan Plans Tokyo
To New York Flight
TOKYO, July 24. -(P)-Japan's
most ambitious aerial attempt, a
nonstop flight from Tokyo to New
York in an all Japanese designed and
built "wonder plane" is expected t
be launched in the near fture.
The crisis in North China threats J
ened to delay the venture, but with
the easing of the tension, the Japan-
ese promoterstare preparing to go
forward with their original plans.
The plane, just completed at theC
aeronautic institute of Imperial
University, is declaredtobe capable
of traveling 10,000 or more miles
out refueling.
Current distant record for air-
planes is held by three Russian air- r
men who flew 6,262 miles from Mos- t
cow to Southern California. The b
distance from Tokyo to New York by f
northern latitudes is approximately S
7,000 miles. t
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Slow Moving Oft
Chinese Army~
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Ominous Atmosphere Is
Evident In Far East As o
Japan Issues Warning T
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PEIPING, July 24.-(/P)-Japanese a
army leaders tonight declared theC
North China situation, which for two
weeks has kept China and Japan on b
the verge of war, again had become is
ominous because Chinese troops were
not leaving this area rapidly enough.
They charged that units the Chin-
ese had undertaken to withdraw ac-
tually were digging in for resistance. a
Peaceful settlement of the crisis, r
which yesterday appeared in process
of being carried out, had struck a
dangerous snag.w
Twice in the past 24 hours, said C
Domei, (the Japanese News Agency,)
the Japanese command had warned b
Chinese leaders they must speed upN
withdrawal of the "anti-Japanese" p
37th division.
Japanese troops began searching o
passengers on trains of the Peiping- C
Hankow Railway, on which normal
sevice had just been restored after p
two weeks. As a result service again
was suspended.
The attitude of North China lead-
ers toward Japan, hitherto concilia-
tory, had stiffened, the Japanese de- A
cared, and this coincided with the
arrival here of General Hsiung Ping, n
vice-chief of the Chinese General h
Staff. I
General Hsiung came by airplanei
from Nanking on orders from Gen-
eralissimo-Premier Chiang Kai-Shek.'
Japanese said they believed he had
induced General Cheh-Yuan, chair-
man of the Hopeh-Chahar political
council and commander of the 29th
Chinese army, to alter his recently
yielding attitude.
Criminal Argot
To Be Lecture
TopicTuesday
Louisville Professor Will
Speak After Linguistic
Institute Luncheonf
Dr. David W. Maurer, an authority
on the language of the underworld,
will discuss "Problems in Criminal
Argot" as the first lecture of the com-
ing week's series sponsored by the

Linguistic Institute. He will speak at
the Michigan Union at 1 p.m. Tues-
day, following the regul r Linguistic
luncheon.
For years Dr. Maurer, who is pro-
fessor of English at the University"
of Louisville, has made a study of
the peculiar jargon in use among
criminals. Much of his detailed
knowledge of it has been due to his
ability to gain the confidence of
convicts and thus to acquire infor-
mation otherwise unobtainable by
an investigator. A number of ar-
ticles, especially in the periodical
"American Speech," have already
been published by Dr. Maurer upon
different aspects of underworld Eng-
lish.
Problems of meaning will qccupy
the attention of the linguists at the
second luncheon conference Thurs-
day, when Dr. Lloyd S. Woodburne
and Prof. Hereward T. Price, both of
the University, will lead a round-
table discussion of the topic, "Mean-
ing."
Two visiting speakers have been

Dr. Peck Opens
Lecture Series
For This Week
Dr. Creel, Chinese History
Authority, To Give Talk
At 5 P.M._Tuesday
Crane, Price Close
Program Planned
"Recent Advances in the Treat-
nent of Cancer by Means of Radia-
ion" will be the subject of a lecture
by Dr. Willis S. Peck, assistant pro-
essor of physical therapy in the
School of Medicine, assistant direc-
or of the department of physical
herapy at University Hospital and
Roentgenologist in the Health Serv-
ce, at 5 p.m. tomorrow in Natural
science Auditorium.
Radiation, a comparative innova-
ion in the field of cancer cure, has
made notable strides in recent years.
Dr. Peck's lecture, which will be il-
ustrated by slides, will discuss these
mprovements and their significance.
Dr. Herlee G. Creel will speak on
'Ancient Chinese History in the Light
f Recent Investigations" at 5 p.m.
Tuesday. Dr. Creel is professor of
Chinese at the University of Chicago
und an outstanding scholar in
Chinese history and language.
He is the author of a number of
ooks on China, best known of which
s "Birth of China," published a few
ears ago. At present he is about
o publish a new work entitled,
'Studies in Early Chinese Culture."
He returned from the Orient a year
go, after a lengthy sojourn spent in
esearch and study.
At 5 p.m. Wednesday Prof. Verner
W. Crane of the history department
will speak on "Father Jacques Mar-
luette," the French missionary ex-
plorer whose 300th anniversary is
being celebrated this year. Father
Marquette, together with his com-
panion-churchman, Father Joliet,
was the most famous early pioneer
of the Great Lakes region. Professor
Crane had originally intended to talk
on Benjamin-Franklin, but altered his
plans to honor the birth of the mis-
ionary.
Prof. Hereward T. Price of the Eng-
ish department will speak at 5 p.m.
Thursday on "Escape from Siberia."
A prisoner in Russia during the war,
Professor Price passed through a
number of exciting episodes during
his successful escape and has pub-
ished a book describing his exper-
ences.
Second Vesper
Service To Be
Offered Today
At 7:30 p.m. this evening, the sec-
ond Vesper service will be held on the
Library terrace, with the Summer
Session Orchestra makirig its initial
appearance.
Music by the Summer Session
Chorus under the direction o Prof.
David Mattern, of the music school
offers Leo Luskins as the accompan-
ist, and Warren Foster as the soloist
The chorus will lead the assembly ir
five hymns, followed by an address
by the Baptist Church minister, Rev
R. Edward Sayles.
Dr. W. Blakeman, counselor in Re-
ligious Education, will conduct the
invocation. After the assembly sings
"Serenity," Dr. Blakeman will offer
a benidiction to close the services.

Prof. Wilmot F. Pratt, carrillon.
neur, will give the 19th Summer Ses.
sion carillon concert at 8:30 p.m. In.
cluded in his program of hymns, Pro
fessor Pratt will play Jerome Kern
"Old Man River."
Reward Offered
For Evidence Of
Earhart's Fat(
SAN FRANCISCO, July 24.-(')_
A reward was offered for definite evi
dence of the fate of Amelia Earhar
today as friends planned a memoria
service for the aviatrix.
Sydney S. Bowman, a friend c
Miss Earhart's husband, George Pal
mer Putnam, announced a $2,00
reward would be paid for informatio
which would "definitely clear up th

Politics Mean Little
To Inmate; Never
Heard Of Roosevelt
McALESTER, Okla., July 24.-(I~
-"Where were you on the night of Nov.
3 last?" might be a fair question to
ask one of the inmates to McAlester
penitentiary.
In a letter requesting the board of
affairs to enlarge the prison school,
the Rev. A. R. Garrett, prison chap-
lain, included the following memor-
andum on a new prisoner just ma-
triculated from LeFlore county:
"He didn't know who is President
of the United States. He didn't know
the name of the county from which

Round Table
For Teachers
To Open Here
Reading Problems To Be
Discussed In Reference
To Case Studies
Outside Lecturers
Offered This Week

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McCormack Passes
Lie Detector Test
LANSING, July 24.-(P)-Detective
Lieutenant Harold Mulbar said that
relimniary lie detector tests "gave
no indication" that James McCor-
mack either started the New Balti-
more roadhouse fire or killed Mary
Jane Mohan, 16-year-old victim of
the blaze.
McCormack was closeted with
Mulbar and St Clair County offi-
cials for nearly three hours, from 1
to 3:45 p.m.
There were four tests.
On the blunt questions, "Did you
kill the girl?" and "Did you strike
the girl?" there was no deviation of
the line representing McCormack's
reaction on the graph, Mulbar said.
After the long session the question-
ers and the questioned left the test
room, all visibly affected by the
closeness of the room, witnesses said.
Austen Novel
Is Repertory's
NextOffering

Legislation Is
Threatened By
Demands For
Adjournment
Roosevelt, Barkley Confer
On Five Point Program
Of Administration
Wage And Hour Act
May Be Held Over

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A round table conference on read-
had lived all hisence andinwhich know ng problems of teachers, and lecturesr
the name of the judge who sentenced by faculty members and educatorse
didn't know who was gov- from out of Ann Arbor will be fea-
him Hedkntho w tured this week in the summer pro-I
ernor of Oklahoma."c
ernor_____._gram of the School of Education.
The round table conference, which
Regents Meet starts Monday to last through Friday
will place emphasis upon the newer 1
materials and the newer methods of
W ith Rutl ven instruction as well as on diagnosis
and treatment of reading difficulties
At Frankf ort of students.
There are no reuirements for al-
mittance to this conference other
than an interest in reading problems,
Two More Professors Give although it is intended specifically
Resignations; $21,000 for school people who are struggling
with the practical phases of the prob-
In Gifts Received lem of teaching pupils who are re-
tarded in reading.
FRANKFORT, July 23.-(Special To Discuss Case Studies
to The Daily)-Acceptance of the The round table will enable those
resignations of two faculty members, in attendance to discuss case studiesf
and scrutinize progress reports off
acknowledgement of more than $21,- children enrolled in the reading sec-
000 in, gifts and creation of 25 new tion of the Secondary School Clinic
undergraduate scholarships were the of the Summer Session.c
chief results of the business meeting Among those that will take part in
of the University Regents held Fri- this conference are Prof. Ernest Hornt
day night at President Ruthven's of the State University of Iowa, Prof.o
"Summer White House" at Frank- Louise Farwell Davis of the National
fort, Mich. College of Education, Prof. Francisi
The resignations were those of D. Curtis of the education school,'
Prof. Harland A. Carpenter of the Prof. Stuart A. Courtis of the educa-o
library science department and Prof. tion school, Prof. Raleigh Schorling
Jackson R. Sharman of the depart- of the education school, Prof. Willard
ment of physical education. Profes- Olson of the education school, Prof.
sor Carpenter will become head of Louis Eich of the speech department
the public library of New Bedford, and Prof. John Muyskens of theI
Mass., in September, while Professor speech department.
Sharman will remain at the Univer- At the first of the daily lectures at,
sity of Alabama where he is teach- 4 p.m. tomorrow in the auditorium of
ing at present. University High School, Prof. L. W.I
Total Scholarship Now 75 Keeler of the School of EducationI
The additional scholarships will will speak on "Proceedures Used inI
bring the total of undergraduate Instructing Exceptional Children."''
awards to 75. These scholarships in- At 7:30 p.m. tomorrow in the Union,I
lude both those given annually to a Prof.-Emeritus William Hobbs will1
group of outstanding high school stu- speak to the Men's Education Club.
dents, entering the University and He will talk on the difficulties the<
those awarded to sophomores and Russian flyers, who recently flew from
upperclassmen who have maintained Russia to the United States, en-
high scholastic records after entering countered on their journey.
on scholarships. Miss Greene Will Speak
A gift of $10,000 from the Earhart Miss Katherine B. Greene, lecturer
Foundation for the purpose of con- in genetic psychology will be the
tinuing the work of the bureau of in- speaker Tuesday at the second lecture
dustrial relations in the School of of the week. She will talk on "Tech-
Business Administration for another niques Used With Very Young Chil-
year was the largest donation re- dren."
ceived.den
c ieatwNwFllwhp Wednesday, at the third of the
Create Two New Fellowships week's lectures, Walter A. Cox, direc-
Two new fellowships of $2,400 each for of the Bureau of Health Educa-
in the field of clinical research will tion in the city school system of Al-
be established by a fund provided by bany, N.Y., will speak on "Tech-
the Upjohn Co. of Kalamazoo. A nyueN.Ysdillspeakg onetech-d
music set, valued at $2,500, including niques Used i Giving Tests and
a phonograph, 945 records, 100 books Measurements in Physical Education
and cabinets were given to the League and School Health."
by a Chicago music company. Prof. William C. Trow of the edu-
The Edward Swift Dunster scholar- cation school will speak on "Psycho-
ship in the School of Medicine was in- logical Factors Underlying Home-
creased by two $1,000 bonds from the room Activities" at the fourth and
estate of Mrs. Bertram Dunster Su- final lecture of the week, Thursday.
ker. The scholarship will beawarded
only to graduate students in the md- BRITISH NETTERS LEAD
ical school hereafter. The Anna Bis- NEWPORT, R.I., July 24.-(MP)--
sell fellowship in thoracic surgery was The combined British net forces of
likewise increased by a gift of $1,500 Oxford and Cambridge Universities
from Mr. R. Bissell, Jr., of Grand today went into a 7-5 lead over the
Rapids. Harvard-Yale tennis stars.
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Version Of
Prejudice'
Tuesday

'Pride
Opens

"Pride and Prejudice," Helen Je-
rome's dramatization of Jane Austen's$
famous novel, will be the fifth of-.7
fering of the Repertory Players' Sum-
ner Season, opening at 8:30 p.m.
Wednesday in Lydia Mendelssohn
Theatre. It will continue through
Saturday.
One of the special attractions oft
the Summer Season because of itst
outstanding success in New York 'andt
London and the difficulty in bringingr
it to Ann Arbor, the drama follows!
fairly closely along the lines of the
original novel, relying on qualities off
wit, charm and romance for its ap-
peal in contrast to the heavier "Yel-
low Jack," last week's presentation. t
Valentine B. Windt, directgir oft
Play Production, will direct "Pridet
and Prejudice." The cast is as fol-
lows: Elizabeth Bennett, the heroine,
Virginia Frink Harrell; Darcy, Charles
McGaw; Bingley, William Rice; Col-
lins, Herman Smith; Mr. and Mrs.<
Bennett, Ralph Bell and Nancy Bow-
man; other parts, Edward Jurist,
Mary Pray, Evelyn Smith, and Mor-
lye Baer.'
Tickets for the production, as well
as other remaining Repertory plays,
are on sale at the box office.
11 Duce's Paper
Terms Post-War1
Debts 'Fictions'
MILAN, Italy, July 24.-()-Pre-
mier Benito Mussolini's own news-
paper, Il Popolo D'Italia, today listed
numerous international "fictions" it
said some day would be "overwhelmed
by reality."
Among them was the contention of
the United States that World War
debts still are collectable.
Persons close to the government in
Rome interpreted "reality"-which
the newspaper went on to say always
had "had a single brave name for
which there was no substitute"-to
mean war, with its general upheaval.
They declared there was no doubt
the vigorous style of the newspaper's
750-word editorial on "post-war make
believe" was that of Il Duce himself.
Informed persons saw a slap at the
democratic powers in this statement:
"Policies which ought to be real-
istic and therefore face the problems
as they exist become the play of
irreality and sophism, sometimes dis-
guised in the motheaten garments of
immrta~l nin les"

WASHINGTON, July 24.-()-A
rush for adjournment seemed today
;o threaten 'the five-point program
hat President Roosevelt has laid out
for this -session of Congress.
Senator Barkley (Dem., Ky.), fresh-
y crowned with the laurels of Dem-
ocratic leadership, traveled down the
Potomac with President Roosevelt to
figure out with him what might be
salvagedufrom the presidential pro-
gram. His return to Washington will
bring new thoughts on the subject.
As it stood, however, the clamor
was rising for adjournment as soon
as the greatly modified court reform
bill has been passed. Republicans
spoke strongly for such a step. Many
important Democrats felt likewise.
They spoke of this bill, or that one,
being put over to the next session.
All Anxious To Leave
Representative Woodrum of Vir-
ginia, frequently spoken of as a man
who talks for the Administration in
the House, said that any effort to jam
through a heavy program now would
meet wide opposition; that if a broad
group of measures were insisted upon
"Congress will still be here when the
frost is on the pumpkin."
The President has listed as "desir-
able" for this session bills to fix
minimum wages and maximum hours,
to reorganize government depart-
ments, to provide low cost housing,
to plug tax loopholes, and to set up
a new farm plan.
Wage And Hour Legislation
Senator Barkley has said that wage
and hour legislation would pass the
Senate by late Tuesday. The House
Labor Committee is still trying to put
such a measure into shape for action
on that side of the capitol. Some
leaders in the House say they would
like to see it go over until next ses-
sion to permit further study.
Government reorganization has not
been heard of in some time. The
joint committee set up to study the
presidential proposal will meet M.on-
day or Tuesday to choose a new chair-
man. That post was vacated by the
death of Senator Robinson of Ar-
kansas. Senator Byrnes of South Car-
olina is spoken of as a likely choice.
Not too much enthusiasm has been
shown on the proposal from the be-
ginning.
Faculty Plan
Vocal Program
For Concert
Artists To Present Songs
From Early Classics To
More Modern

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By JENNY PETERSEN Waltz said. "We used to put up the lwl U'Vk p
The ditoialscourged nations ,
From State St. the Union looks the teams on cots in the clubrooms but he eol srge ntion
same, but from East Jefferson, Madi- that didn't work so well." He grinned of belligerent rights for Spanish in-
son, and Thompson streets the old as he pointed out certain protective surgents, who, it said, control two-
Union has metamorphosed into a measures taken in the furnishing of thirds of Spain.
different building by reason of its new the dormitory, such as lights set in
$400,000 addition. flush with the ceiling and built-in
Begun a year ago last June, the closets. Dean Edm onson
addition now includes 109 finished Ceilings in the corridors of the new
rooms with private baths, two small addition are covered with a special l V e
dining rooms, club rooms for the acoustic material designed to deaden
University Club and quarters for vis- sound. The porches flanking the side M e tn
iting athletic teams. Adjoining the corridors are bare of furnishing as At in1 1e n
addition is the men's dormitory which yet, but it is Mr. Waltz's hope that Joint
will be entirely completed by Sep- someday they will be equipped with
tember. gay awnings and porch furniture. James B. Edmonson, dean of the
The rooms in the Union addition When the dormitory is finished it School of Education, has been select-
saw their first service during Com- will house 118 men and will be divided ed as guest speaker for the joint
mencement Week when every one into two sections, Allen House and meeting of the Women's Educational
was filled, according to Stanley Rumsey House. Rooms will be double Club and Pi Lambda Theta, national
Waltz, manager of the Union. Last and will be arranged in units of eight educational honorary sorority, to be
week-end the rooms were also all oc- around a central bath. Rent will be held at 7:30 p.m. tomorrow in the
cupied. Most of them are double comparable to that in women's dor- Michigan League.
rooms, simply furnished, and com- mitories, $90 per semester, and board Dean Edmonson has chosen "New-
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An interesting all vocal program
will be offered at the next faculty
concert to be given' at 8:30 p.m.,
Tuesday, July 27, in Hill Auditorium.
Thelma Lewis, soprano, Arthur Hack-
ett, tenor, and Hardin Van Deursen,
baritone, will sing separate groups,
and will join in a group of trios and
duets.
The program which they will pre-
sent ranges from the early classics
to the moderns and is widely varied.
Mr. Hackett and Mr. Van Deursen will
open the program with the duet "Sol-
enne in quest 'era," from the seldom-
presented "La Forza del Destino," by
Verdi.
Miss Lewis will present a group by
Handel and Haydn: "Del mio core"
from "Orfeo," and "Sympathy" by
Haydn, and "O Sleep! Why Dost Thou
Leave Me," and "Alma mia," by Han-
del.
Mr. Van Deursen will sing the well-
known baritone aria "Vision Fugi-
tive," from "Herodiade," by Mass-
enet.
Mr. Hackett will sing a group of
Italian moderns. The first two, love
songs, "Luoghi sereni e cari," and "O
del mio amato ben," are written by
Donaudy, a modern Italian composer
who writes in the old style. The sec-
ond two songs which Mr. Hackett will
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