On Eve Of Tour
McDonald Claims Housing
Insurance Figures Will
Total About A Billion
F.D.R. To Travel
WASHINGTON, July 6.-(A)-Pres-
ident Roosevelt received some cheer-
ing business news today on the eve
of his 'departure for an ambitious
trianscontinental speaking tour.
The Federal Housing Administra-
tor, Stewart McDonald, reported to
the Chief Executive that new govern-
ment-insured h o m e construction
would total about $1,000,000,000 this
year, or more than double last year's
The President, holding a round of
last-minute conferences, had a final
word of advice for officials adminis-
tering the spending-lending program,
discussed the monopoly investigation
with Chairman William 0. Douglas
of the Securities Commission and
made ready to appoint an adminis-
trator for the new wage-hour pro-
Today's heavy White House sched-
ule was designed to leave the Presi-
dent free tomorrow to work on
speeches for his trip. The first ad-
dress will be at Marietta, Ohio, Fri-
Mr. Roosevelt will proceed thence
to Kentucky where, in three speeches,
he is expected to make it clear he fa-
vors the renomination of Senator
Barkley, the majority-leader. Bark-
1y is opposed in the Democratic pri-..
mary by Governor A. B. Chandler.
McDonald, calling at the White
House today, carried a sheaf of
graphs and charts to illustrate a re-
cent upturn in building operations.
Small home mortgages selected for
appraisal totalled $96,000,000 in June,
he said. This was 75 per cent higher
than in June 1937.
McDonard interpreted the building
statistics as a favorable economic
sign. He said the construction in-
crease would have beneficial effects
in many lines and would help reduce
Secretary Ickes, who runs the bil-
lion-dollar PWA program, went over a
long list of projects with the Presi-
dent and said he would announce
later Presidential approval of a num-
ber of them.
IDALYO AL I
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ing commercial subjects on Thursday,
July 7 at 7 p.m. in Room 172, ground
floor west, Rackham Graduate School
Building. Dean Edmonson of the
School of Education will say a few
words of greeting and then there will
be a brief discussion of plans for so-
cial and other activities for the sum-
Linguistil Institute Luncheon Con-
fer'ence, 12:10 p.m. today, in third
floor assembly room of The Horace
H. Rackham School of Graduate Stu-
dies. Prof. Morris Swadesh of the
University of Wisconsin will discuss
"Complementive and elliptic sen-
tences in English." All interested are
invited to both the luncheon and the
discussion at 1 p.m.
Women Students majoring in
Physical Education: There will be a
swim in the intramural pool at six
o'clock on Friday, July 8 to be fol-
lowed by a buffet supper for graduate
and undergraduate women majoring
in physical education. A fee of 35
cents will be charged. Reservations
may be made, in Room 15, Barbour
Chemistry Lecture: Dr. J. W. Cook
of the Research Institute of the Roy-
al Cancer Hospital of London, Eng-
land, will lecture on "Cancer-Produc-
ing Compounds and their Chemical
Relationships" at 4:15 on Friday,
July 8, in Room 165 Chemistry Bldg.
Excursion No. 4. The Crianbrook
Schools. Inspection of the five
schools of the Cranbrook Founda-
tion, Bloomfield Hills, Christ Church,
and the Carillon. Round trip by
special bus. Reservations may be
made in the office of the Summer
Session. Group leaves Ann Arbor,
Saturday morning, 8:30 a.m., re-
turns at 4 p.m.
Women Students of School of Mu-
sic: There is to be an informal "get-
together" of all women registered in
Summer Session at 8 p.m. Thursday
night in the Ethel Fountain Hussey
Room of the Michigan League. Lots
of fun, no speeches, and free admis-
Graduate Students in Mathematics
are cordially invited to' a tea to be
given by the members of the De-
partment of Mathematics in the gar-
den of the Michigan League on Mon-
day, July 11, from 4 to 6 p.m.
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All Is Tony's
Dare To Baer
ORANGE, N. J., July 6.-(UP)-An
enraged Tony Galento, today chal
lenged Max Baer, California's play-
boy-pugilist, to a winner-take-all
Tone hit the ceiling later reading
Maxie's blast from Little Rock, Ark.,
at the National Boxing Association's
rating of Galento as second only to
Heavyweight Champion Joe 'Lbuis.
Baer was rahked third.
"He ridicules my posing while
drinking beer," snorted Tcny. "I
never pose in the ring. How can any-
one forget Baer's pose on one knee
when he quit to Joe Louis."
"If Baer thinks he is a better man
and deserves a higher rating than I
do, here's his chance to prove it in
the ring, not by mouth exercise," said
Score Are Ded
In Haifa Riot
Battle Is Bloodiest Since
The World War
JERUSALEM, July 6. -(")-More
than a score of Jews and Arabs were
slain in Haifa today in the Holy
Land's bloodiest racial disorder since
the World War.
Eighteen Arabs and five Jews were
killed in street fighting which was
touched off by a bomb explosion in
the center of Haifa, Palestine's chief
Gun battles and race rioting quick-
ly flared throughout the business sec-
tion before police could restore a
semblance of order. Sixty-nine Arabs
and 10 Jews were wounded seriously.
Eyewitnesses said many casualities
were inflicted by police who fired into
ranks of the milling rioters.
The victims of today's outbreak
brought to 72 the number of Jews
and Arabs killed in racial clashes in1
the Holy Land since May 30. Twenty-
seven Arabs and 22 Jews were killedi
in previous disorders, between the
two groups, each of which considers
Palestine its national and spirituali
gree in History: The language exam-1
ination will be given at 4 p.m., Aug.
5, in Room B, Haven Halt. ThC ex-1
aminati.'n will be written and will be
cne hour in length Students are
asked to bring their own dictionaries.
Copies of Od examinations are on
file in the Basement Study Hal of7
the Genera Library.
Prof. "r n W. Slesson f the de-
partment of History, will be the'
speaker at the mornm;g seivice at the
First Cou;regational Cte. 2h. Sunday
at 10:45. 'Ine subject of Professor
Slosson3 . cc ress will be "The Sin of
The Bureau has received notice of
the following United States Civil
Assistant Electric-Rate Investigat-
or, $2,600 a year; Federal Power
Operating Engineer (Marine-Die-
sel), $2,600 a year; Bureau of Ma-
rine Inspection and Navigation, De-
partment of Commerce.
Photoengraver, $1.44 an hour, 40-
hour week; Government Printing Of-
fice, Washington, D.C.
Under Instrument Maker, $1,260
a year; Geological Survey, Depart-
ment of the Interior, Washington,
Medical Officer, $3,800 a year; As-
sociate Medical Officer, $3,200 a
year; Food and Drug Administra-
tion, Department of Agriculture.
Assistant Messenger, $1,800 a year;
For appointment in Washington,
Junior Script Engraver, $11.52 per
diem, $2.16 per hour overtime ($3,-
000 per annum); For appointment in
Washington, D.C. only; Bureau of
Engraving and Printing, Treasury
Safety Instructor (Petroleum), $1,-
800 a year; Assistant Safety Instruc-
tor (Petroleum), $1,620 a year; Bu-
reau of Mines, Department of the
Marine Engineer, $3,800 a year;
COMEDY DOUBLE BILL
"Let Me At The Bum" Bellows lattling Tony Galento
Tito-ton Tony Galento wishes to dispel all dopbt about his feelings toward Joe Louis. Announcement
by the National Boxing Association that it considexs the Orange, N. J., beer and spaghetti man the No. 1 chal-
lenger for Joe's title, led to this scene in Tony's bar.
To Meet Today
The Summer Session French Club
will hold its second meeting of the
summer at 8 p.m. today at the Frencht
House, 1414 Washtenaw Ave.
Mr. James O'Neill of the romancef
languages department will speak on
"The Theatre Libre." Songs, gamesj
and refreshments will follow the
On July 14 the club will celebrate,
in a special program, the French Na-
tional Holiday commemorating thet
fall of the Bastile. At that time Mr.
Charles E. Koella of the romance lan-
guages ¢department, director of the
club, will speak on "La France dans
Officers of the club elected at the
last meeting are: president, Anthony
Marc Lewis, Grad.; vice-president,
Eveyln Harr, Grad.; secretary, Wil-
liam D. Sag, Grad.; treasurer, Mrs.
Helma Forsyth, Grad.; and official
pianist, Winifred Cardner, Grad.
Associate Marine Engineer, $3,200 at
year; Assistant Marine Engineer, $2,-
600 a year; Maritime Commissiont
and Navy Department.1
For further information, please
call at the office, 201 Mason Hall.r
Office Hours 9-12 and 2-4.E
Bureau of Appointments and t
Mail is being held for the following
people in the Summer Session Office:i
Miss Caroline L. Beltramini
Mr. Albert Berkelhammer'
Mr. Chas. J. Boocksa
J. E. Cadwell
Miss Agnes Clancy
Mr. John T. Dale
Mr. Wilfred S. Frazier
Mr. Judge Goss
Mrs. William Jackson
Mr. A. C. Jacobs
Mr. Robert M. Loomis
Mr. Henry McConnell
Mr. Eugene Meaux
Mr. Emmanuel Menatsoganian
Mr. Richard Meyers
Miss Elizabeth Pieters
Mr. Dave Smythe
Mr. Howard L. Runion
Mr. Warren Van Wyck.
Mrs. Lillian K. Walker
Summer Session students are ad-
vised to file a change of address card
with the Post Office, in order to re-
ceive their mail without delay.
TODAY AND FRIDAY
R t G 'u A1G
M R ti AP'10S
Traf fic Safety
By BETSEY ANDERSON
President Ruthven will lead. the list
of speakers scheduled to talk before
the National Institute for Traffic
Safety Training to be held here Aug.
8-20. President Ruthven, who is
chairman of the administrative com-
mittee of the Institute will open the
12 days of meeting with a speech on
the purpose of the Institute.
D. D. Fennell, president of the Na-
tional Safety Council, Paul G. Hoff-
man, president of the Automobive
Safety Foundation and president of
the Studebaker Corporation, and Dr.
Miller McClintock, director of the
Yale University Bureau for Street
Traffic Research will also speak at
the general meeting, for the open-
ing of the Institute.
Short courses of collegiate calibre
for advanced traffic safety students
will continue for the next two weeks.
The mornings will be devoted to in-
tensive technical training courses and
the afternoon courses will deal with
the broad, general traffic safety back-
ground. Men from the National Safe-
ty Council, the American Automobile
Association in Washington, D. C., the
Yale University Bureau for Street
Traffic Research and the Northwest-
ern University Traffic Safety Insti-
tute will direct the technical courses.
The Institute is sponsored by the
University, the National Safety Coun-
cil, the Yale University Bureau for
Street Traffic Research, the North-
western University Traffic Safety In-
stitute, the American Automobile As-
sociation and the Automotive Safety
Cooperating organizations include
the American Association of Motor
Vehicle Administrators, the Ameri-
can Association of State Highway
Officials, the American Publip Works
Association, the Highway Education
Board, the Institute of Traffic Engin-
'Get-Acquainted' Party At
The first Summer Session social
affair for the women enrolled in the
School of Music has been arranged
to provide an opportunity for them;
to become acquainted with one an-
other in an informal atmosphere.
Leah Lichtenwalter, Grad., is general
chairnian of the "Get Acquainted"
party which will be held at 8 p.m.
tonight in the Ethel Fountain Hussey
Room of the League.
All women enrolled in the Music
School this summer, undergraduates
as well as graduates, are urged to at-
tend the affair. Each guest is asked
to be able to offer suggestions for the
formation of a permanent organiza-
tion for the women musicians.
Dorothy Royt, Grad., is in charge
of entertainment which will feature
games of all sort. She is assisted by
Marion Whiting, Grad.
Chaplin Won't Talk
In Comning "Talkie"
HOLLYWOOD, July 6.-(P)--Char-
lie Chaplin will appear in a talking
pitcher-but very likely the talking
will be done by the other characters.
Tim Durant, a scenarist who has
been working with Chaplin at Pebble
Beach, Calif., for the last six months,
said today the "silent" comedian's
future plans include a four-reel tal-
"The story is written around the
character he plays," said Durant,
"and he believes now that it will be
best for him not to 'break the silence'
he has maintained in his previous
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