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THE, -MICHIGAND,-AILZ

Roosevelt Hits
Congressmen
For 'Gamble'
Tells Press Conference
World's Welfare Price
Of Neutrality Bungle'
(Continued from Page 1)
you have to slow up everything, even
if you do get down safely to the bot-
tom of the hill.
The theory of the lending bill, he
said, was to provide a graduated de-
scent from the level of high employ-
ment, but the coalition voted in favor
of the precipice method.
Again today, as in a statement in
Washington last night, Mr. Roose-
velt said that all the objectives of
his unsuccessful attempt to reorgan-
ize the Supreme Court in 1937 had
been attained-the last was through
his signing a bill creating an ad-
ministrative officer to handle fiscal
affairs of all Federal courts.
The other six objectives were some-
what slurred over in the press, he re-
marked, although they were impor-
tant to the country in that court
cases had been expedited.
Formerly he said there were delays
of two or three years in bringing
cases to trial and this worked to the
disadvantage of poor litigants who
could not afford to wait as well as
rich ones.
Speeding up of calendars means a
great deal to the adequate dispensa-
tion of justice, the President con-
tended, adding that he did not think
that should be slurred over.
That speeding up, he said, has been
assisted particularly by three parts
of the court program:
(1) The granting of retirement
privileges enabling older judges who
could not do as much work as young-
er ones to leave the bench.
(2) The appointment of addition-
al judges in overcrowded districts.
Twenty-five have been appointed al-
ready, he said, and he asserted he ex-
pebted to sign a bill providing for five
more.
(3) The government now must be
notified immediately of any suit in-
volvin'9 constitutionality of a law
passed by Congress. Previously, two
private litigants could raise a ques-
tion of constitutionality and the Gov-
er ent could not intervene to de-
fend the law.
Furthermore, in the past it has
been possible by injunctions to tie up,
for two or three or four years, cases
involving the constitutionality ques-
tion, he said. But now such cases go
immediately from the original court
to the Supreme Court where they
must be put at the top of the pre-
ferred list. That benefits both the
poor litigant and the Government, he
asserted.

Last Linguistic
Program Today
Living Language Record
Is TopicAt 7:30 P.M.
In the last extra-class program to
be sponsored by the Linguistic Insti-
tute this summer, three members of
the Institute faculty will discuss the
results of the work in recording living
languages which has been carried on
through the session. The meeting,
which is open to the public, will be
at 7:30 p.m. tonight in the third floor
amphitheatre of the Rackham build-
ing.
Results of the direct observation
and recording of Delaware speech will
be summarized by Prof. Charles F.
Voegelin of De Pauw University, un-
der whose direction a class has been
listening to and analyzing the con-
versation of Willie Long Bone, acting
chief of the Oklahoma Delawares.
Dr. Murray B. Emeneau of Yale
University will explain the results of
iimilar work with the speech of George
Sundaram, a Tamil speaker from
southern India; and Dr. George L.
Trager, also of Yale, will tell of the
work with a Lithuanian speaker.
'Waitin For Odets'
Surrealist Feature
"Waiting for Odets," a skit caraca-
turizing various styles of acting and
playwriting, will be a special feature
of the Surrealist Ball, which will be
held from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Friday in
the Michigan Wolverine, 209 S. State.
Written and produced by the Chi-
cago Repertory Players, the act con-
tains one much-publicized satire on
Eugene O'Neil. It was originally
shown in Chicago three years ago.
George Shapiro, a student formerly
with the Contemporary Theatre of
Detroit, will direct the cast. Includ-
ed in the cast will be Maggy Soenk-
sen, Nancy Schaefer, Nathan Gitlin,
Harry Goldstein, Arthur Klein,
Charles Leavay and George Shapiro
of Play Production. Admission to
the Surrealist Ball is 50 cents per
person, one dollar a couple.
Guggenheim Awards Go
To Four New Countries
Extension of the Fellowships of the
John Simon Guggenheim Memorial
Foundation to four additional coun-
tries of the Western Hemisphere was
announced yesterday. Brazil, Peru
and Uruguay were brought within the
Foundation's Latin American Fel-
lowship plan and Canada was added
as a separate unit.
These extensions increase the num-
ber of countries in which the Gug-
genheim Fellowships are granted to
eight.

Ex-Governor Leche Indicted In Louisiana Investigation.

Midwesterners
Honor Guests
At Friday Ball
Summer school students from allj
the midwestern states are to be the
special guests honored at the usual
Friday night dance held at the Union.
Betty Kepler, chairman, an-
nounced that, though every one is
welcome to attend, students from
Michigan, Iowa, Illinois, Ohio, Indi-
ana, Minnesota, Wisconsin, North and'
South Dakota, and Kansas are espe-
cially invited.
In honor of the special guests Earl
Stevens and his orchestra will play
songs from the various states and also
songs from the colleges and univer-
sities in these states. Those desiring
to hear special numbers are asked to

Phi Delta Kappa Holds
Weekly Union Luncheon
More than 50 persons attended the
weekly luncheon of Phi Delta Kappa
held yesterday noon at the Union.
Dr. Noffsinger spoke to the members
c.n the subject of "Safety Education."
He stressed the importance of a train-
ing program in high schools to teach
young people to drive more safely.
The last weekly luncheon of Phi Del-
ta Kappa will be held on Tuesday,
Aug. 15.
get in touch with Mr. Steven's be-
forehand, but requests may be made
at the dance.
As a special feature many of the old
Michigan favorites will be played by
the orchestra. The dance is open to
both couples and stags and will be
held from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m.

Try A DAILY Class )

Richard W. Leche, (left), former governor of LouisiCana, and Seymour Weiss, (right), New Orleans hotel
owner and political figure, are shown in New Orleans as they arrived in an auto to make bond under indiet-
ments charging violation of the Connally "hot oil" act. In center is George S. Guion, Weiss' attorney.

MICHIGAN MERRY-GO-ROUND
by Calliope e*
So much time and energy have been spent by fashion writers in telling
tall thin girls how to conceal their sharp figure lines that the short plump
girl's problems have been almost entirely over-looked.
If you are plump, don't worry about it, because there are plenty of thin
girls who would like to be inyour boots, although they'll never admit it. And
in this day and age when the importance of having a tall angular figure has
been so over-emphasized, it's rather distinctive to be short and have plenty
of curves.
One of the most important things for the girl who is short and slightly
over weight to remember is that she must never, under any circumstances,
wear dirndls. These frocks are on the market only for the benefit of the
thin girl whose aim is to appear slightly hippy and get away from a'scrawny
under-fed look. It's obvious that if you already are too hippy, you're only
accenting and drawing attention to a figure fault, which by all rights should
be diminished.,
If it is humanly possible, the short plump girl should avoid wearing
suits and jacket dresses, and build up a wardrobe which consists mainly
of one-piece dresses of dark materials with smooth vertical lines. She should
wear nothing that is tightly fitted, and must never wear knit clothes, or
satins, as these two materials are clinging and are never to be worn by a girl
who falls short of having anything but a perfectly proportioned figure.
If plump girls wish to create an illusion of height and at the same
time cut down their appearance of weight, they would do well to wear a high
waistline on all of their clothes, and if the outfit requires it, a narrow belt
may be worn above their natural waistline.
High heels should be worn at all times as they will not only add several
inches in stature, but they also have a tendency to promote good posture,
which is especially important no matter what your physical measurements
are.
Another essential point that the short plump girl should bear in mind
is that she must never wear either large prints, dresses with horizontal
lines or bright colored clothes, as they all draw attention to the fullness of
a figure which should be shaded.
Girls who have a small frame, and a tendency to be over weight should

University, City Within
A City - -1,400 Phones
A veritable city within a city, the
University has more than 1,400 tele-
phones in its many buildings. Of
this number, 970 are main installa-
tions and approximately450 are ex-
tensions. It is necessary to have 24
trunk lines to handle all the calls.
Fifteen of the trunk lines are set up
for incoming calls, the other nine be-
ing set aside for calls going outside
on the direct dial system. The op-
erators at the University switch board
must be memory experts as they are
asked most often to establish a con-
nection with a named individual
rather than with a numbered station.
also avoid wearing flounces and
ruffles and should stick to simple
tailored clothes of dark materials.
Most girls with this particular figure
problem have been heeding this advice
since the cradle, and that is one of
the reasons why they are on the whole
better dressed than the average. Too
many girls who are thin try to play
upon this fault by convincing them-
selves that it's smart to be under-
weight, little realizing that they too
should dress carefully and not accent
their bad qualities.
So if you're short, and plump go
right ahead and eat, drink and be
merry, but afterwards bear in mind
the importance of looking trim by
wearing neat dark dresses, high
heeled pumps, skirts about an inch
longer than the present trend, and
an up hair do

RADIOSPOTLIGHT
WJR WWJ WXYZ CKLW
750 KC - CBS 920 KC - NBC Red 1040 KC - NBC Blue 1030 KC - Mutual
Wednesday Afternoon
12:00 Goldbergs Julia Blake Noonday News News
12:15 Life Beautiful Recordings Farm Advance Turf Reporter
12:30 Road of Life Bradcast Golden Store Luncheon Dance
12:45 Day Is' Ours Field Day Fan on the Street Songs
1:00 Ed McConnell Vera Richardson Betty and Bob Freddy Nagel
1:15 Life of Dr Susan Comic Strip Grimm's Daughter Scrapbook Stories
1:30 Your Family Kitty Keene Valiant Lady Holly'd Whispers
1:45 Enoch Light Humane Society Betty Crocker Great Britain
2:00 Linda's Love Mary Marlin Swingtime Trio Romances
2:15 Ed's Daughter Ma Perkins Popular Waltzes Organ
2:30 Dri Malone Pepper Young of Henry Cincone
2:45 Mrs. Page Guilding Light Amanda Snow News
3:00 Keyboard Capers Detroit-Chicago Club Matinee Voice of Justice
3:15 U. of M. Program " "
3:30 to a toSongs
3:45 Duncan Moore News Bob Crosby
4:00 Brevities " Charles Barnett Jamboree
4:15 Men and Books "
4:30 Songs Affairs of Anthony "
4:45 Alice Blair " Dance Music Tommy Tucker
5:00 Miss Julia Art In News Holly'd Highlights o
5:15 Eton Boys Malcolm Claire Jimmy Dorsey Tur Reporter
5:30 Uncle Jonathan - Norman Cloutier Day in Review Baseball Scores
5:45 Tomy Talks Lowell Thomas Harry Heilmann News
Wednesday Evening
6:00 News Tyson Review Easy Aces Stop and Go
6:15 Inside of Sports Bradcast Mr. Keen-Tracer F or
6:30 People's Platform Midstream Lone Ranger Fintex Sportlight
6:45 " Dinner Music toJimmie Allen
7:00 Honolulu Bound On Mans Family Universal Music Voice of Justice
7:15 to toFactfinder t
7:30 Paul Whiteman Tommy Dorsey Hobby Lobby King's Highways
7:45 " '
8:00 Playhouse What's My Name Twilight Trails Good Neighbors
8:30 Stadium Concert "fOld Traveler
8:30 " George Jessel [dea Mart Jamboree
8:45 o o o"o
9:00 Kay Kyser Symphony Raymond Gram
9:15 " " ". Fulton Lewis
9:30 Viewpoints " Democracy Music Counter
9:45 Armchair o oo
10:00 Amo 'n' Andy Sports Parade Graystone
10:15 Barry Wood Vic and sade Enric Madriguera
10:30 Sports Fred Waring Horace Heidt Dick Jurgens
10:45 Sheep Fields Dance Musictof
11:00 News News Ben Bernie Reporter
11:15 Count Basie Dance Music " Music
11:30 Frankie Masters Lights Out Larry Clinton
11:45 Frankie Masters s ofg of
12:00 Sign Off Westwood Sign Off Carol Lofner

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