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The Weather
Gentle to moderate winds
mostly west to northwest, be-
coming variable. Generally fair
today.

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Official Publication Of The Summer Session

Editorials
Academic Freedom
In Public Schools.
The Biblical Scholars

VOL. XLVII. No. 12. ANN ARBOR, MICHIGAN, SUNDAY, JULY 10, 1938

PFURIGEME CGNTM

Death Toll 58
In Holy Land
As Inter-Racial
dHatred Mounts
Britain Rushes Marines
In Attempt To Subdue
The HeavyBloodshed
Prisons Are Filled.
With Extremists
JERUSALEM, July 9.-(A')-The
seething Holy Land presented a black
picture of hate and mounting death
tonight.
Gunfire and new incidents of sabo-
tage fed the flames of rage and the
despair of two races each determined
to preserve its homeland in Palestine.
Sharp warning of the spreading
enmity between Arab and Jew came
from over Trans-Jordan's borders, the
eastern part of Britain's Palestine
mandate where an Arab administra-
tion rules.
The death toll from bombing, snip-
ing, rioting and armed clashes since
July 5 stood at 58-44 Arabs and 14
Jews.
The number of injured mounted
to 189--143 Arabs and, 46 Jews.
More than abscoie of the dead were
Arab victims of the Haifa market
place bombing Wednesday.
To stamp out disorders British pro-
tectors ordered into the bleeding land
the fleet of swift armored cars of the
11th Hussars regiment from Egypt.
Already the hills and rocks sanc-
tified by Jesus' touch echoed to the
stamp of hobnailed boots of 8,500
British regulars, who reinforced 1,-
500 police and who were themselves
reinforced by 1,700 marines and sail-
ors. Besides, 1,500 troops were or-
dered from Egypt.
Sturdy marines from H.M.S. Re-
pulse, the 32,000-ton cruiser ordered
from Mediterranean patrol duty at
Malta, replaced patrolling comrades
from the departing cruiser Emerald
Police dogs tracked down ambushers
in country districts.
There was death-like quiet in the
cities.,i Jewish shops were shut for
the Sabbath. Arab doors were closed
in protest.
Hot-heads of both races jammed
prisons and concentration camps.
Three Jews were detained for police
questioning in yesterday's Jerusalem
bombing when four Arabs were killed
and 36 wounded.
Trans-Jordan's ruler, the Emir Ab-
dullah Ibn Hussein, sent a memorial
to the Palestine high commissioner,
Sir Harold Alfred MacMichael, warn-
ing of possible trouble among his ex-
cited subjects unless strong measures
were taken to bring the killers of the
Haifa Arabs to quick justice.
Band And Choir
PerformToday
Made Up Of Music Heads
In Summer Session
Two of the ensemble groups in the
Summer Session of the School of
Music will present a program ilus-
trating the work being conducted in
this summer at 4:15 p.m. today in
Hill Auditorium.
The two groups will be the a cap-
pella choir under the direction of

Noble Cain of Chicago, noted for
the work his choruses have done on
the radio and in concerts, and the
University of Michigan band under
the direction of Prof. William D.
Revelli.
The personnel of the ensembles
will be made up largely of supervisors
and directors of music in colleges and
public schools, who are here for the
eight weeks period acquainting them-
selves with the newest methods of
developing musical organizations in
school and literature.
Reading Problems
To Be Discussed
A special summer conference on
reading problems is to be sponsored
here for the second time by the
School of Education, beginning to-
morrow. Lectures and group confer-
ences are planned for five consecu-
tive mornings, Monday through Fri-
day, at the University High School.
Prof. Leonard Bloomfield of the

Jimmy Gets It' From Benson
For Committing 'Iionest Graft'

Johnston's Story Deplored
Although Jimmy's Acts
Are Called 'Bad Ethics'
By RICHARD KELLOGG
James Roosevelt's selling insurance
to corporatons dependent upon gov-
ernmental goodwill can be deplored
as "bad ethics," declared a former
classmate of. James, Prof. George C.
S. Benson of the political science de-
partment, although Professor Benson
pointed out the vague general nature
of Alva Johnston's attack in the Sat-
urday Evening Post makes one won-
der if the article were not a typical
Post tirade against the New Deal.
"The article certainly was no credit
to the author, Johnston," Professor
Benson said, "for many of the quo-
tations in the article were obviously
manufactured and Mr. Johnston
rarely gave documentary proof for,
the charges."
Despite the fact that some of the
implications of the Post article were
probably false, James Roosevelt is
really guilty of what is commonly
known as "honest graft," Professor
Benson said. "Honest graft" means
the use of a political position for
personal gain, which is legal in every
respect but of which the ethics are
questionable. The insurance deal-
ings of the elder Roosevelt may be
classified as "honest graft" because

although his actions were perfectly
legal, he was in reality taking advan-
tage of the desire of corporations'
wishing to keep on good terms with
the govenment in order to sell in-
surance.
"Such practice is to be distinguish-
ed from outright graft or political
extortion," Professor Benson contin-
ued, "since no coercion is employed."
Thus Jimmy's insurance business
cannot be properly classed as a typi-
cal political insurance business, as the
Post implied, in which, for example,
people wishing to build are refused
permits unless they buy policies from
the bosses' favorite."
"But on the other hand," Professor
Benson said, "James Roosevelt's entry
into the insurance business should
be differentiated from the mere use
of his name for its publicity value,
traditional of presidents' sons. Ro-
osevelt's clients in buying his policies
are paying to keep on good terms with,
the administration. But when Nat-
ional Yeast Company made Richard
Cleveland one of its directors, and
when The Tuckenback Steamship
Company made Kermit Roosevelt its
head, they were paying for the pres-
'tige of having a presidential name on
their list of officials. This practice
cannot be termed unethical since
the name is not being used to curry
the favor of the government. It is
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Fourth Religion
Meeting Opens
Here Monday
Bible Seminar And Panel
Series Included As Part
Of Conference Activity
Arranged to coincide with the meet-
ing in Ann Arbor of the American
Standard Bible committee, the Fourth
Annual Conference on Religion will
open a week of activity here tomor-
row, including panel discussions, sem-
inars, luncheons and practical ieli-
gion studies, lasting until July 15.
The "week of religious emphasis,
will see assembled on the campus
some of the most distinguished Bibli-,
cal scholars in America who will at-
tend' regular luncheon and after-
noon seminars- under the chairman-
ship of Dr. Louis A. Hopkins, direc-
tor of the Summer Session and Dr.
Edward W. Blakeman, students' re-
ligious counselor, respectively.
Two University professors will lead
panel discussions during the week's
program of discussions. They are
Prof. Leroy Waterman, of the Orien-
tal Languages department and Prof.
Henry A. Sanders of the Latin de-
partment.
Among the noted Biblical students
who will attend the committee meet-
ings are Prof. Luther B. Wiegel, dean
of the Yale divinity school, who will
inaugurate the noon series of Biblical
discussions Monday; Prof. William
Irwin of the University of Chicago,
and Prof. X. James Moffat of Union
Theological Seminry.
The 3 p.m. forums under Dr.
Blakeman's direction, will have a list
of religious leaders and churchmen
on campus taking leading roles.
Monday's discussion will be entitled
"Youth Movements and Religion,"
and Prof. Howard Y. McClusky of
the School of Education and Dr. C.
W. Brashares, minister of the First
Methodist Episcopal Church will head
the panel. Kenneth W. Morgan, di-
rector of the Student Religious Asso-
ciation, will head a panel on "Inter-
Faith Problems" Tuesday and Wed-
nesday. Dr. J. M. Dorsey, assistant di-
rector of the Neuropsychiatric Insti-
tute will speak on "Religion and Men-
tal Hygiene."
Luther Scholar
Talks Monday
Schwiebert Will Deliver
Renaissance Lecture
Prof. Ernest G. Schwiebert of Val-
paraiso University will deliver the
second in a series of lectures in con-
junction with the Graduate Confer-
ence on Rennaissance Studies at 4:30
p.m. tomorrow in the Graduate School
Auditorium when he speaks on "Ren-
naissance Elements in Martin Luth-
er." He will also speak at a luncheon
meeting of the Conference at 12:15
p.m. in the League on "Wittenberg,
Nursery of the Reformation."
Professor Schwiebert, head of the
Plnrfo ssof w , RmiPnaG at o

Varied Topics
Offered For
Sermons Here
Chicago Pastor To Speak
To Unitarians; Slosson
Talks At Congregational,
Ann Arbor churches will present
a number of sermons, lectures and
musical programs for today's reli-
gious activity.
In the Third Unitarian Church,
Rev. Edwin H. Wilson of Chicago,
will speak at 11 a.m. on "Religion,
Illusion or Necessity." At 7:30 p.m.
he will deliver a lecture on "Mexico's
Revolution by Education."
Rev. Frederick W. Leech will de-
liver a sermon at St. Andrews Epis-
copal church at 11 a.m. after the
special Holy Communion ak 3 a.m.
this morning.
The services at the First Congre-
gational Church wil include an' ad-
dress by Prof. Preston W. Slosson of
the history department on "The Sin
of Cynicism." Dr. Parr will conduct
the service and receive new members.
The choir will sing "The Radiant
Morn" by Woodward. Mrs. Grace
J. Konold will sing "Come Unto Him"
from Handel's "Messiah."
"Wanted A Religion" will be the
theme of Dr. W. P. Lemon's sermon
at the Morning Worship Services at
the First Presbyterian Church. The
choir under the leadership of Dr.
Healy William will take part in the
services singing "Jesus, Word of In-
carnation," by Mozart; "Lord Gog of
Abraham" by Mendelssohn. There
will be a supper and program for
Summer Session students at 5:30 p.m.
Stalker Hall's student class at 9:451
a.m. will be lead by Kenneth Mor-
gan, head of the Student Religious
Association, speaking on "Mysticism."
Ernest C. Stellhorn will talk on "Just
tification."

Grad Student
Badly Burned
In Home Fire
- . I
Shu-Chi Shen Is Trapped e
In Basement Bedroom a
By Early Morning Blae
Hospital DescribesI
Condition As (;rave
While trapped in his room by ant
early morning fire of undeterminedf
origin yesterday, Shu-Chi Shen, grad-
uate chemical engineering student'.
28, of Hope, China, suffered burnsc
which physicians fear may prove fa-
tal. Two other University students
and three youths sleeping in the
house at the time escaped injury asf
the flames confined themselves to a
basement workroom, adjoining Shen's'
bedroom.
The fire, in the home of Mr. and
Mrs. H. S. Kinsley, 1430 Cambridge
Road, is believed to have started ata
about 6:30 a.m., whereupon Shen,'
caretaker of the house, was arousedt
by smoke, is thought to have openedt
a door separating his room from thec
blaze, creating a draft which drewt
the flames against his body. In an
effort to escape the flames, Shen fin-c
ally forced his body through a win-v
dow pane only a foot square, broken
glas severely lacerating his righta
arm. His cries awoke the youths up-i
stairs, who escaped and summoned
help.
The five uninjured were MVrs. Kins-
ley's three sons: John Treadway,
graduate business administration stu-
dent, 22; Ted Treadway, 21; Howard
Treadway, University High School
student, 17; Robert M. Richman,
graduate English student, 23, Kala-
mazoo, a roomer at the Kinsley rest-
dence; and Harry Palmer, 21, 420
ParkwoodSt., an overnight guest.
Shen's condition was reported last
night at St. Joseph's Mercy Hospital
as unimproved, three-quarters of his1
body being covered with third degree
burns. One transfusion has been
given him and another will be uad-
ministered today.
Canadian Lawx
Auithority Talks1
Professor Corbett Speaksx
Here Tomorrow
"Conflicting Doctrines on the Foun-
dation of International Law" will be
the subject of a lecture to be given
at 8 p.m. tomorrow by Prof. Percy E.
Corbett of McGill University, a mem-I
br of the faculty of the Summer Ses-
sion in International Law.
The lecture is the second in the
series of public lectures to be given
by members of the faculty of the Ses-
sion, and will be held in the small au-
ditorium of the Horace H. Rackham
School of Graduate Studies.
Professor Corbett will discuss the
history of international law, its foun-
dations, and the conflicting doctrines
that have evolved into the basic laws
of modern diplomacy. He is a recog-
nized authority upon questions of in-
ternational law between Great Brit-
ain, the United States and Canada,
and conducts courses in such prob-
lems in the Summer Session.

School Band
Clinic Opens
Here Monday
The third Annual High School
Band Clinic at the University will
open tomorrovr with an enrollment
of 115 high school students, accord-
ing to Prof. William D. Revelli, dir-
ector of the University of Michigan
Band.
Picked by a selective process, this
group will assemble in Ann Arbor
from eight different states to spend
three weeks of intensive studying of
band playing. The clinic will last
from July 11 to July 29.
A program of work has been ar-
ranged for the session which will in-
clude daily band rehearsals, ear train-
ing, sectional rehearsals for brasses,
and special concerts and recitals un-
der the direction of certain nationally
famous guest conductors. These dir-
ectors will include Victor J. Grabel,
Gerald Prescott, Clifford P. Lillya,
Russel Howland and David Mattern.
In addition to the serious work of1
the clinic, a program of recreational
activities has been provided under
the supervision of competent instruc-
tors which will range from swimming,
tennis, baseball and other sports to
dancing, hikes, wiener roasts and
trips.
The boys who attend the eclini
will be housed in the Michigan Union
while the girls residence will beAdel-
ia Cheever House. Students who will
attend the clinic this year will come
from New York, New Jersey, Ohio,
West Virginia, Indiana, Illinois, Pen-
nsylvania, and Michigan.
Dr. Finch Talks
On Metathesis
Here Tuesday
Regular Linguistics Group
Program Opened By St.
Louis University Man
Two linguistic scholars fresh from
first-hand research into the little-
known languages of exotic peoples
are among the 'speakers announced
by Prof. Charles C. Fries for the
coming week's public program of the
Linguistic Institute.
Opening the series of lectures for
the week will be Dr. Chauncey Finch
of St. Louis University, who at the
Tuesday noon luncheon conference in
the Rackham building is to discuss
the topic, "What are the causes of
metathesis?"
Both the remaining speakers will
offer discussion material gained from
their investigations carried on while
living for several years with the na-
tive users of the languages they
studied. Dr. Murray B. Emeneau
will lecture on "Dravidian echo
words" at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday in
the small amphitheatre of the Rack-
ham building.
Dr. Murray has only recently re-
turned to this country after holding
a three-year fellowship of the Ameri-
can Council of Learned Societies for
research in the Dravidian languages
of India.
At the second luncheon conference
of the week, to be held at 12:10 p.m.
Thursday, Kenneth L. Pike of the
University of Mexico will discuss "The
Problem of Tones in Mexican Indian
Languages."

2

Members Quit
River Expedition

LEE'S FERRY, Ariz., July 9.-(A)-
Departure of the Nevills expedition
on the second leg of a thrilling voy-
age down the Colorado River to Boul-
der Dam in Nevada was postponed
today when two members quit..
Don Harris of Soda Springs, Idaho.
U. S. Geological Survey ernploye, said
he had transferred from Mexican Hat,
Utah, to Salt Lake City, necessitating
an immediate return to work.
Eugene Atkinson, University of
Michigan geologist, said he believed
the trip thus far had served its pur-
pose - botanical study - and an-
nounced he was leaving to do re-
search work in Texas.
owicki Opens
Campaign1 For
Lieut.-Governor
Schroeder Offers Strong
Contest; Gov. Murphy,
Takes A Neutral Stand
LANSING, July 9.-(/P)-Lieut-
Gov. Leo J. Nowicki announced to-
day that he would seek renomination
in the Democratic primary next fall,
definitely eliminating. himself as a
potential rival of Frank Murphy for
the governorship.

Noted Court Liberal Ill
Since Winter; Forced To
EmployOxygen Tent
Appointed To Bench
In 1932 By Hoover
PORT CHESTER, NY., July 9.--(P)
-Associate Justice Benjamin N. Car-
dozo of the United States Supreme
Court died late today at the home of
Justice Irving Lehman of the New
York Court of Appeals.,(
At his bedside were members of the
household and his secretary, Joseph
Raugh, who announced the death.
Cardozo had been ill with heart
trouble since last winter. In the last
few weeks he had spent much time
in an oxygen tent.
Justice Cardozo was 68 .last May 24.
He had long been a friend of Presi-
dent Roosevelt and only today the
President and Mrs. Roosevelt sent
flowers to him.
He came to Judge Lehman's home
from Washington in June to spend
the summer after being forced by ill-
ness to miss all the spring sessions of
the Court.
Cardozo had served on the Su-
preme Court since 1932, when he was
appointed by President Hoover.
Long celebrated as a liberal, he
went to the Court as successor to
Oliver Wendell Holmes, famed as
"The Great Dissenter."
Before that, Cardozo had been on
the New York Court of Appeals since
1917.
He was born in New York, the son
of a judge,-was graduated with high
honors from Columbia University,
and passed the bar examinations
without any formal legal education
on the basis of reading he had done in
his undergraduate years.
A staunch supporter of the New
Deal philosophy, he upheld 22 of 27
laws brought before the Supreme
Court in the historic period from 1934
to 1937.
His death ended more than a week's
fight to overcome a relapse from the
old heart ailment. The first news of
the relapse came on July 2, when
physicians reported he "has not been
doing so well."
For the last three days, the jurist's
condition had changed frequently but
it seemed hle was losing ground by
inches.mThen early today his secre-
tary announced that Cardozo had
"passed a poor night, but otherwise
his condition is unchanged."
New Institute
Will Be Aided
By Endowment
Study Of Latin America
Will Be Inaugurated In
1939 Summer Session
A substantial endowment from the
Rockefeller Foundation was received
by the Summer Session yesterday for
the Institute of Latin - American
1 Studies to be held here for the first
time next summer, Prof. Louis A.

Dies At 68, Chronic
Heart Proves Fatal

Benjamin

Cardozo

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With the hat of Speaker George A.
achroeder of Detroit already in the
ing, Nowicki faced what appeared
Akely to develop into the hottest fight
an the Democratic ticket. Schroeder
ommands a. strong following in his
home-town, which is also Nowicki's,
ind has made many friends out-
5tate.
The Lieutenant Governor, however,
has at least the half-hearted blessing
f his party organization-despite a
oolness that has grown up between
his office and that of Governor
Mlurphy. Without naming names or
citing specific instances, Edward J.
Fry,' State Democratic chairman, ap-
pealed to his lieutenants months ago
o shy away from primary scraps and
support the entire slate of state of-
ficers for reelection.
The unknown quantity in-the lieu-
tenant governor equation is State
Senator Ernest C. Brooks of Holland.
Petitions to qualify him for the race
have been in circulation for several
weeks, but Brooks apparently has
been waiting to learn Nowicki's plans
before declaring his own intentions.
Some of Brooks friends saw in the
prospective contest between Detroit-
ers an opportunity for an out-state
candidate to turn the tables on Now-
icki, who won he nomination in 1936
while two Democratic rivals, Secre-
tary of State Leon D. Case and former
Senator Hienry C. Glassner, were
driving the out-state vote between
them.
Governor Murphy has declared a
policy of strict neutrality in the mat-
ter. "If Nowicki supports the Federal
and State administrations, he will be
a strong candidate," was the Gover-
nor's comment.
Nowicki himself claims no alliances,
"I am interested in only one candi-
dacy" he said, "and that is the can-
didacy of Leo J. Nowicki for lieuten-
ant governor.'
Oriental Expert
Here To Lecture
Vandenbosch 2nd Speakei
On Far East Series
Dr. Amry Vandenbosch, of the
University of Kentucky, will appea:
here tomorrow as the second speaker
on the lecture program sponsored b:
the Institute of Far Eastern Studies
A keen student of internationa
law and a foremost authority on col.
onial government, Dr. Vandenboscl
will open his group of four lecture,
at 3:15 p.m. in the Rackham Grad,
uate School auditorium with a tall
on "Recent Political Development;
in Netherlands India."

where To Go And What To Do In
Ann Arbor The Next Seven 11

)ays

By ELLEN CUTHBERT
A widely varied group of interests
will fill the program of university
activities for this coming week.
Tio changes of importance have
been made in the League schedule-
first the usual tea-dance will not beT
held in the ballroom this week. Sec-
ondly, for the first time this summer,'
the Friday and Saturday social eve-
nings will be transferred to the Union.
Other than these two, however,
everything will be as usual, with
movies, drama, lectures, lessons, ex-
cursions and the like filling the days.
"Cocoanut Grove," with Fred Mac-
Murray and Harriet Hilliard will be
at the Majestic until Tuesday, when
the "Fifteen men, a kid and a girl"
will be replaced by a double bill,
starring the Jones Family in "A Trip
To Paris" and June Lang in "One
Wild Night." Robert Taylor. Robert
Vniin snva m1vaonhnot Tone will he on,

At the Wuerth, "Bluebeard's Eighth
Wife" will play until Tuesday, "Of
Human Hearts" and "Love On Toast"
until Friday, and Friday and Satur-
day, "Call of the Yukon" and "Miss-,
ing Witness." "Sally, Irene , and,
Mary" and "You're Only Young Once"{
come to the Orpheum today, to stay
until Tuesday. These will be fol-
lowed by "Hell Divers" with Wallace
Beery and "Women Men Marry." Un-
til Sunday, "Baroness and the But-
ler" and "Western Trails" will be at
this theatre.
Tomorrow a group of religious
scholars and Biblical students will
meet in the Fourth Annual Confer-
ence on Religion. Luncheons, panel
discussions and seminars are all in-
cluded in the schedule. The con-
ference will close Friday.
The Michigan Repertory Players
will bring "Shoemaker's Holiday" to

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series of lectures on the East Indies
and Netherlands India at 3:15 p.m.
tomorrow, Tuesday and Wednesday.
Two medical lectures, both illustrated.
will also be given this week. "Rabies"
will be the subject of the first one,
to be given at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday by
Dr. Herbert W. Emerson. Dr. Rich-
ard Freyberg will talk on "Arthritis"
at the same time on Wednesday.
At 4:30 p.m. tomorrow, Prof. Er-
nest Schwiebert, of Valparaiso
University, will lecture on the sub-
ject, "Rennaissance. Elements tn
Luther." "Choral Music in the Ren-
naissance" will be the topic of an ad-
dress at 4:30 p.m. Thursday 4y Prof..
Healey Willan, of the University of
Toronto. The final lecture of the
week will be one at 4:30 p.m. Friday
by Pref. Frank Knight, of the Univer-
sity of Chicago. His topic will be,
"Economic and Religious Individual-

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Hopkins,_ director of the Summer Ses-
sion announced yesterday.
The Institute will concern itself
with the problems and resources of
the Latin-American "neighbors" as
well as the capitalization of the Unit-
ed States resources in Latin-America,
Professor Hopkins explained. The
Institute will include among its fac-
ulty members scholars from Latin-
American lands and authorities on
Latin-American topics from the Unit-
ed States.
The Institute will not remain as a
permanent feature of the Summer
Session, it was pointed out, for the
subjects of the foreign institutes of
the Summer Session change annu-
ally.
3 Leagues Formed
For Softball Teams
The Intramural Softball League
has met with such success that, due
to requests, it will start another lea-
gue. Two leagues each having six
teams in it, have already been formed
and their schedules made out but
since others have asked to play, at

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