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Editorials
Klpke Deserves
Another Chance...
A Third Term
For Roosevelt..

Official Publication Of The Summer Session

ANN ARBOR, MICHIGAN WEDNESDAY, JULY 27, 1938

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Forestry Campers Entertained
By Forty Blind Date' Lassies

Iron River Citizens
To Make University
'Enjoy' Northern

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Men
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LONDON, July 26 -()- Greal
Britain stepped into the explosive
Czechoslovak-German quarrel today
by appointing an unofficial mediato
and assured the world that a Euro-
pean' war was further away.
Prime Minister 'Neville Chamber-
lain put the main hope of dispelling
Europe's war clouds in the British
mediator's success at solving the
Czechoslovak problem and announc-
ed that Viscount Runciman, former
member of the cabinet, had been
chosen for the post.
He told an intent and sometimes
ctheering House of Commons that if
a solution to the dispute between
the Czchoslovak government and
its autonomy-seeking $ermanic and
other minorities could 'be found, "I
should feel that the way is open
again.to further effort in general
appeasement."
He declared Britain's policy had
contributed to a better atmosphere
in Europe and added that "we intend
to pursue it." Throughout Europe,
he said, tension which ""six months
ago was oppressive" has relaxed.
In his 50-minute address, during
the last debate on foreign affairs be-
fore Parliament recesses Friday for
three months, the prime minister
also:
Hinted that Britain might yet
give some form of aid to China;
Held out hope for an early agree-
ment in British-American trade ne-
gotiations;
Announced that Spanish insur-
gent authorities had agreed to a
British proposal for investigation
bombings of British ships;
Gave an implied promise to let the
British-Italian friendship pact go
into force when foreign fighters,
including Italy's, are withdrawn from
Spain;
Paid tribute to Adolf Hitler for a
"notable gesture . . for protection
of peace" in the British-German
naval agreement.
Chamberlain said the Govern-
ment's aimn was maintenance of
peace through removal of all possible
causes of conflict, but warned that
"though we seek peace" Britain is
not willing "to sacrifice, even for
peace, British honor and vital tradi-
tions."
Day by day, he said, the armed
strength of the country becomes
more formidable.
"The tremendous power we are
accumulating remains there as a
guarantee that we can defend our-
selves if we are attacked," he de-
clared.
Of British-American trade nego-
tiations, the Prime Minister said
there was good will on both sides.
He saw in the talks an "effort tol
demonstrate the possibility of these
two great countries working together
on a subject which, if they can come
to terms, may prove to be the fore-
runner of wider application."
Prof. Courtis
To Talk Today
Physical Education Meet
To Hear Three Others
Prof. S. A. Courtis of the School of
Education will be the first speaker in
today's program of the Conference
on Curriculum Problems in Physical
Education, School of Health, and
Recreation when he discusses at 10
a.m. in, the University High School
auditorium methods of developing de-
sirable attitudes toward physical and
health educatiop in pupils.
At 11 a.m. Prof. Howard Y. Mc-
Clusky of the School of Education"
will speak on "What Recognition
Should the Public Schools Give to
Mental Hygiene?" Both the morning
lectures are a part of Unit IL of the
Conference, the theme of which is

the interrelationship of physical edu-
cation to school health.
Lectures starting at 7 p.m. in the
\ Women's Athletic Building will in-
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(Editor's Note: The following articles
are reprinted from the Iron River Re-
porter).
-Before-
Forty young women of the Iron
River district and 40 young ,men stu-
dents at the University of Michigan
Forestry camp near Golden Lake are
rather ekcited about tomorrow night.
Although they have never met, a
party has been arranged for them by
a group of Iron River men and women
interested in making the summer ses-
sion enjoyable for the forestry stu-
dents who have come here from 23
states for the 10-week summer ses-
sion, and for the young women here,
many of whom are home from college
on vacation.
When Ray Zerbel and Mr. and Mrs.
Harry W. Mertins learned last 1week
that no provisions for social affairs
had been made for the entertainment
of the forestry students, they decided
to remedy the situation by introdu-°
cing the young men to personable
young women of the Iron River-Stam-
baugh-Casian-Gaastra area.
Zerbel talked to Prof. Robert Craig
jr., camp director, about the idea and
obtained his approval. Then it was
suggested to the group of 65 students
that each, if he chose, write a letter
to the Iron River people, listing their
age and height and preferences.
Forty letters promptly were dis-
patched. The comments ranged from
the comical to the serious, but all
were in earnest about applying for a
"date" for the Saturday night party.
The Misses Betty Mertins and Hen-
rietta Mahon were detailed to invite
40 young women to the party and in
no time at all, the "dates" had been
arranged.
Zerbel, manager of the Delft the-
ater, has provided 80 guest cards to

the theater for tomorrow evening so
the affair will be a theater party. The
young people will meet at Mertins
cafe on Genesee street and after be-
coming acquainted with each other
will be taken to the Delft.
Following the picture, they will re-
turn to Mertins for dancing and a
midnight lunch.
The first experiment of the com-
munity's new "date bureau" is awai-
ted with keen interest.
* * *
The 40 blind dates arranged by a
group of Iron River people between
young men of the University of
Michigan Forestry Camp at Golden
Lake and young women of this dis-
trict for a theater-dancing party last
Saturday night were enjoyed by all
concerned. Those who co-operated
in the event were Mr. and Mrs. H. W.
Mertins, Ray Zerbel, Delft manager,
Miss Henrietta Mahon, Maurice No-
lingberg, of the Nolingberg Baking
Co., Charles Sleder, of the Hewitt
Grocery company, and John Olinger,
of the Cashway store. Another simi-
lar party is contemplated for the near
future. Prof. Robert Craig, jr., direc-
tor of Camp Filibert Roth, and six
instructors of the camp dropped into
Mertins' cafe for coffee later in the
evening after the couples had at-1
tended the show at the Delft. The
singing of college songs around a
piano at the cafe brought the evening
to an end.'

"Kind Lady," a mystery melodrama
by Edward Chodorov will open at.
8:30 p;m. today at the Lydia Men-
delssohn Theatre as the sixth offering
of the Michigan Repertory Players.
An adoption of Hugh Walpole's
"Silver Mask," thet play centers about
a wealthy and gracious lady who finds
her home usurped. by a clever band
of theieves.'
Claribel Baird, in her first ap-
pearance this summer with the
University troupe, will play the title
role, and S. J. Bernhard is cast as
the leader of the thieves. Others
who will appear in the play are Bur-
dette Moeller, Leslie Reynolds, Mar-
garet Echols, Lillian Hopping, Ruth
Le Roux, Edward Grace, Lillian
Holmes, Richard Orr, Katherine
Johnson, Nancy Schaeffer and Ray
Pedersen.
Dr. Keeler Seesj
Education Gain
Sees Future Here Bright
For Exceptional Students
"The future of 'education for excep-
tional children looks very bright in
Michigan" Prof. L. W. Keeler of the
School of Education said yesterday
in his lecture on "Special Education,"
in the University High School audi-
torium.
Professor Keeler pointed out that
prospective cooperation between the
Normal and the School of Education.
here would open new opportunities
for teacher training in this field. He
explained that "exceptional" children
meant those who are handicapped by
subnormal mentality or by physical'
disability as well as those whose fa-
culties were above the average.

Greenfleld Trip
At 1P.M. Today
Is Second Last
Party Of 80 To Make Tour
Of 'Old -Time' Village
Established By Ford
Special buses will conduct approx-
imately 80 people to Greenfield Vil-
lage near Detroit when the second
last University excursion starts at
1 p.m. today from thefront of Angell
Hall.
This will be the second trip to
Greenfield Village this season.
The party will visit the cololnial
style town hall, the blacksmith shop,
the court house, the post office, the
country tore and the red-brick
school house. Henry Ford caused the
in the Village as a life size museum.
In addition to the Village sites a
tour of inspection of the Menlo Park
Laboratory and Factory of Thomas
A. Edison also located in Ford's
Greenfield Village will be made. Ex-
penses for the tour wil be $1.25 per
person.
The next and last tour of the
University excursion series will be
to Put-In-Bay, Lake Erie. It will,
be held August 3.

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French Certain
Of Future War,
Writer__Asserts1
Resignation To Inevitable
Strife Is Reflected In
FrenchThought
(Editors Note: The following letter
was sent to the Daily by Mr. Swinton,
a staff member, who is now traveling
in France).
By STAN SWINTON
Once again the youth of the world
will be regimented into legions of uni-
formed automatons to be shot down
on European battlefields. But when?
Tomorrow or next Fall. The average
Frenchman thinks not.
In the United States bold faced
headlines picture war as certain to
come in the near future. What bare-
y receives front page prominence in
the Parisan papers is an "Interna-
ional Crisis". Here they see the war
as five or ten years away. Hitler and
Mussolini and France, too, cannot af-
ord it. Yet Europe knows war is
coming, knows it and is resigned.
A former Dartmouth student resid-
ng here spent last week camping near
Fountfleau. With him were 25 French
youths. "They are convinced they'll
ie in the trenches", he declared on
his return.

British Raid
Palestine Hills
After Battle
Move Taken To Preveni
Formation Of Guerrilla
Bands InHoly Land
Time-Bomb Found
In Arabian Market
HAIFA, Palestine, July 26.-()-
British troops started extensive raid
today to prevent formation of guer-
rilla bands which authorities feared
might broaden the racial conflict be-
tween the Holy Land's Arabs anc
Jews.
The troops made numerous swift
raids in the village-dotted hills fol-
lowing the death of 65 persons and
injury of 107 when a time bomb ex-
ploded yesterday in a Haifa market
place.
The bombing 'appeared to have
loosened a new avalanche of terror-
ism.
A great loss of life was averted to-
day when a time bomb set for 9 a.m.
in the crowded Arab vegetable mar-
ket of Jerusalem was discovered just
15 minutes earlier.
Three members of a terrorist band
were killed when the group attacked
a detachment of special constables. A
14-year-old Jewish boy and his fath-
er were slain in ambush near the Jew-
ish settlement of Mishmar Hayarden
on the River Jordan.
Smoke from incendiary fires in the
mixed quarter rolled over this Medi-
terranean port city, which by Mon-
day's tragedy in the market place had
become the greatest point of friction
between two peoples, each claiming
Palestine as its own.
Britain, carrying out her long-
troubled League of Nations mandate
over the Holy Land, struggled to re-
store order.
Guns of the battle cruiser Repulse
were trained on the lower section of
Haifa. Wholesale arrests of suspect-
ed terrorists were made. Platoons of
marines, soldiers and police shuttled
through the disturbed areas in ar-
mored cars and fire trucks.
Neutron-Proton)
Theory Is Aired
Julian Schwinger Speaks
Before Physics Group
Neutron-Proton Interaction was
the subject of the talk given last night
in the Rackham Building by Julian
Schwinger, Grad., before the bi-wek-]
ly colloquium held in connection with
the symposium on Theoretical Physics
being held here this summer,
The attraction forces which are
fective at small distances in hold-
ing neutrons and protons together
was the main topic of his talk. It
has been found that, in this type of
nuclear forces, assumed up until re-
mently, they have not been actually
able to explain all the experimental{
data used.
As a result, new calculations are
being made with a type of force whose
magnitude depends on the orienta-
tion of the nuclear magnets with re-
pect to one another. In this ex-
perimentation, an effort is being made
to see if these calculations willgive
better agreement.n g
This nuclear physics problem,
somewhat similar to the nuclear
theory discussed earlier in the sum-]

mer by Prof. H. A. Bethe of Cornell,
is being considered because it is cap-
able of an exact solution.

Sole Primary Candidate

Loyalist Offensive
Takes 10 Villages,

-* * *
Frank Murphy
Has Clear Field
For Primaries
Republican Gubernatorial
Race Wide Open As Last
Petitions Are Entered
LANSING July 26-OP)-Governor
Frank Murphy was assured a clear
field in the primary election as the
period for filing qualifying petitons
expired today, but the rest of the
ballot-including both Democratic
and Republican columns-will bristle
with contests.
Murphy's running-mate in 1936,
Leo J. Nowicki, of Detroit, was less
fortunate than the Governor. Now-
icki's campaign for renomination for
lieutenant governor will be contested
by another Detroiter, George A.
Schroeder, who was speaker of the
House of Representatives during the
1937 legislative session.
Petitions which would -have quali-
fied Charles F. Hemans, Lansing at-
torney and Democratic member of
the University of Michigan Board
of Regents, for the race lacked the
proper number of signatures and were
not submitted. Hemans was out of
the city and did not know of his
friends' last minute attempts to qual-
ify him.
By comparison, the Republican con-
tests for governor and lieutenant
governor have developed into wide-
open affairs. Former Governor Frank
D. Fitzgerald, of Grand Ledge, Harry
S. Toy of Detroit, former justice of
the Supreme Court and attorney
general, and Roscoe Conkling Fitch
of Ludington will vie for the honor
of becoming the party's standard-
bearer.
The race for the Republican nom-
ination for lieutenant governor de-
veloped into a six-man contest today
with the filing of petitions qualify-
ing Horace T. Barnaby, Grand Rap-
ids, as a candidate. His rivals are
Luren D. Dickinson, of Charlotte,
who seeks a seventh term; Thomas
Read of Shelby, who has twice been
lieutenant governor; Sen. Edward W.
Fehling, St. Johns; Arthur F. Moore,
twice mayor of Melvindale, and Jo-
seph A. Powers, Detroit attorney.

HENDAYE, France, (at the Span-
ish Frontier), July 26.-(P)-The
Spanish government tonight an-
nounced that its forces had captured
10 villages, seven strategic hills, and
3,000 prisoners in a smashing thrust
across the Ebro river on the Catalan
front in Northeastern Spain.
These victories came within 24
hours after the Government forces
launched their Catalan offensive, it
was announced.
The Loyalist advance guard to-
night passed Gandesa, Insurgent nil-
itary headquarters in the region,
without attempting to occupy the
coy.
Savage Aerial Attack
Insurgent forces unleashed a sav-
age aerial counterattack against the
Government's ground forces in a fu-
tile effort to block the offensive.
The campaign settled down to a
conflict between Government infan-
try and' Insurgent planes with Gov-
enrment troops holding the upper
hand so far.
The troops crouched in trenches
and "under trees as Insurgent raiders
came. overhead then they resumed
the push.
Menacing Gandesa,
Insurgent garrison forces in these
villages either fled, were captured, or
"likuidated," the communique said,
"as the victorious advance continued."
Government troops also occupied
the junction of the Maella-Fraga
road and the Fayon road, and cut
the road from 'Gandesa to Asee,.
These points are south and west of
the Ebro.
The Catalonians were reported to
be menacing Gandesa, and to have
trapped a large force of Insurgents
on the Ebro river delta.
MartinBattles
His Foe Behind
Guarded Doors

3,000

Prisolners

Spain's Government Army
Drives 12-Mile Wedge
Into RebelStronghold
Rebel Forces Flee
In Ebro Encounter

Cowan And Sturtevant Address
Two Linguistics Institute Sessions

-Luncheon-
Speaking oA "Experimental Lin-
guistic Methods," Prof. J. Milton
Cowan of the State University of Iowa
explained at the Linguistic Institute
Luncheon Conference yesterday how
the recent techniques and new ap-
paratus that the experimental lin-
guist has evolved may be useful to the
historical linguist.
"Experimental linguistics," com-
mented Dr. Cowan at the outset,
"must not be confused with experi-
mental phonetics, which has just
about had its day. Experimental pho-
netics, which dealt chiefly with
physidlogical aspects of speech, con-
sidered its work done when a high
degree of scientific objectivity was
reached, so that it ultimately became
more and more physiology and less
and less linguistics, since after all
linguistics is primarily historical and
comparative."
Experimental linguistics, Dr. Cow-
. . - --.--- . - ". -- _ . . . . - ---

-Afternoon-
That the common linguistic lapses
of which everybody is guilty every day
provide rich unmined material for
linguistic study was the contention of
Dr. Edgar H. Sturtevant, professor of
linguistics at Yale University and as-
sociate director of the Linguistic In-
stitute, in his address yesterday af-
ternoon on the University lecture
series.
"Linguistic 'changes are going on
constantly," said Dr. Sturtevant, "and
they are of many kinds. Most of
them are rarely perceived during the
period when they occur, except such
conscious literary creations as sec-
ond-rate writers invent to attract at-
tention or such telescoped expressions
as are familiar in the pages of the
periodical "Time." These latter are
often humorous but they lack a life
of their own. They will not live.
"The kind of change called lin-
guistic lapses, however, can be stud-

'To Fight In 1946'
Near Rouen at a sidewalk cafe a
Frenchman told me, "We'll fight
again in 1946". At another cafe off
St. Germaine in Paris; "Yes it's
coming, in another eight years ...
but who can say?"
Preparations are everywhere in
evidence. Each building here con-
tains instructions to be followed in
case of an air raid.
Men whose classes would be called
immediately after the beginning of
hostilities carry "Mobilization Cards"
made of stiff paper printed in red and
black ink with green stripes running
diagonally across them, they tell the
bearer where he must report. Rail-
road fare to that place will be free
upon presentation of the card.
When he reaches the age of 21
rears every Frenchman must serve in
the army for two years. Those with in-
fluence can, as one fellow I asked,
get themselves assigned to easy posts.
But no matter what or who you are,
rich or poor, politician or non-poli-
tician. you must serve. Even those
who are physically unable to enter
the regular service are put to work in
offices.-
All Europe Tense
What is true in France holds, in a
varying degree for the rest of Europe.
Everywhere is the blue uniform of the!
army or the blue and white garb of
the navy.
But are the French willing to fight
again? Do not the crippled and maim-
ed of the last war who sell newspapers
in the streets or hawk souvenirs make
them unwilling to go to the front to
face the Spain-tested instruments
of modern war?I

'Fight To The Finish' Says
'Conspirators" Attorney
As Tight Vigil is Kept
DETROIT, July 26-)--Honmer
Martin and the associates he charges
conspired with communists to disrupt
the CIO United Automobile Workers
aired their dispute today behind clos-
ed doors at UAW headquarters.
Martin, international union presi-
dent, marshaled 150 guards into elev-
enth floor corridors outside Union
offices to prevent interference as
trial of four suspended vice-presi-
dents began.
The UAW executive board rootn
was so closely guarded the "defen-
dants" twice were barred by guards
because they lacked "passes" to their
own trial.
When an official finally escorted
them in, they marched between a
long double file of guards, entered
the board room and simulating a Nazi
salute, greeted Martin, with, "Heil
Hitler."
The vice-presidents on trial, who
were suspended by Martin June 13,
are Richard T. Frankensteen, Wynd-
ham Mortimer, Ed Hall and Walter
Wells. A fifth suspended officer,
George F. Addes, former secretary-
treasurer who already has been tried,
removed from office and expelled
from membership, accompanied them
into the board room.
Maurice Sugar, attorney for the
anti-Martinites, made clear the four
had no intention of following the
example of Addes, who walked out
of the Board meeting July 8, at
which he was being tried, and al-
,lowed the Martin forces to proceed
alone.
Fourth Summer Dance

High School Bands Rehearse'
For Open Air Concert On Friday

Red lights registered the pitch and
volume of the music in the strobo-
scope, as Prof. William D. Revelli,
band director, watched intently.
Steadily the stop watch in Don Cow-
an's hand marked the length of time
required to play the selection, and
Gerald R. Prescott, Director of Bands
at the University of Minnesota, care-
fully beat the measures on his baton
and listened carefully to the various
departments for off-key notes.
The All-High School Band Clinic
was holding a typical rehearsal for
its busy week of concert recitals in
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Before Friday's recital, however, the
115 high school students studying ad-
vanced concert techniques under the
guest conductors of the Clinic,, will
present an ensemble recital at 4:15
p.m. in Hill Auditorium today, and a
radio broadcast with the Radio
Broadcasting Class of Prof. William
Halstead, at 3 p.m. tomorrow.
Today the highlight of the en-
semble recital will be the arrange-
ment, "Passacaglia in C Minor," by
Bach, written for a woodwind quintet.
Charles Gilbert, oboist of the Curtis
Institute of Philadelphia will direct.

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