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Official Publication Of The Summer Session


In Behalf
Of Goad Teaching.





Directs Vespers

Latin American Nations
Urged To Industrialize

Addresses Masters

Roosevelt Praises
Traffic Institute
Opening Monday


German spokesmen explained that
in a Europe "so laden with danger"
it was necessary to take up each de-
tail of the various problems affecting
the Rome-Berlin axis-Danzig, for
example-very slowly and carefully
because they were "so involved and
An indication that the future of
Danzig may have formed the prime
topic of discussion was seen in the
manner in which the controlled Ger-
man press not only was emphasizing
the dispute with Poland oer Ger-
many's claims to the Free City but
also reports of alleged attacks by
Poles on German Nationals in Pom-
orze, the Polish corridor.
Outbreaks Reported
Accounts published on front pages
of newspapers charged that the Poles
had killed six Germans and seriously
wounded 21 others in 204 raids dur-
ing the last five weeks.
Reports circulated here without of-
ficial confirmation that Albert Fors-
ter, Nazi district leader in Danzig,.-
again visited Hitler yesterday while
the foreign ministers were opening
the talks in nearby Fuschl castle, Von
Ribbentrop's summer residence.
Holland Plans
To .EnlistSea
Against Foes
AMSTERDAM, Aug. 12. -(P)- If
the Netherlands should be. invaded,
her citizens may resort to a daring
collaboration with their old enemy,
the sea, in an attempt to hold off the
new foe. -
Military experts say that carefully
worked out plans for flooding a vital
area of this tiny country by opening
the dikes and diverting the canals lie
ready in the generals' offices.
The unique part of the "water line
defense plan"-as it is called-is that
the Netherlands would be fighting not
on the dry but on the wet side of the
They would stay on in the inun-
dated area with intercommunication
assured, they believe, by certain cen-
tral roads possessing elevation en-
ough to remain above the water level.
The Netherlands hopes, of course,
that she can remain neutral as she
did in the World War and she is fol-
lowing a cautious diplomatic policy.
She is very careful especially not
to say or do anything which might
give offense to her mighty German
Get a Netherlander talking in pri-
vate, however, and he will tell you how
much he fears the possibility of a
German invasion if Germany and
Great Britain should go to war.
The .Netherlands' coast, he points
out, would be ideal. for airplane and
submarine bases against the British.
That is why the defense mechan-

Final Vesper
Service Held
This Morning
Community hymn singing and a
concert of sacred music sung by the
Summer Session Choir will make up
the program of the third and last of
the series of summer vesper services,
which will be held at 8 p.m. today in
Hill Auditorium.
Scripture reading and prayer will
be offered by Dr. Edward W. Blake-
man, conuselor in religious education,
and director of this series of services.
The choir will be*5under the direc-
tion of William Breach, visiting mem-
ber of the faculty of the School of
' Soloists for the program will be
Prof. and Mrs. Hardin Van Deursen,'
accompanied at the piano by Ava
Comin Case; Rose Inghram, sopra-
no; Kenneth Knapp, tenor; Leonard
Meretta, trumpeter; and William
Barnard, organist. Paul oJnes will
be accompanist for the Choir.
The complete program is as fol-
Prelude-Improvization ....... Karg-Elert
William N. Barnard, organist
The Assembly and Chorus*
Chorale-Praise to the Lord (Lobe den
Herren)......... ...arr. by Armin Knab
Stracathro-Old Scottish Psalm Tune with
faux bourdon arr. by Hugh S. Roberton
To Him who left His Throne on High-
double chorus from
"The Daughter of Jairus" Stainer-Krone
Ave Maria (women's voices) Zoltan Kodaly
The Gaelic Rune of
Hospitality ................ M. Wood Hill
Hymn to the Saviour.............Kremser
Kenneth Knapp, tenor, and chorus%
Hymn-Lead Kindly Light Newman-Dykes
The Assembly and Chorus
Scripture and Prayer
Edward W. Blakeman, Counselor in
Religious Education
Cherubim Song in F ..........Bortniansky
Negro Spirituals ar. by Hugh S. 'Roberton
Dle Battle of Jericho
Swing Low, Sweet Chariot
The Promises
(Beatitudes) .... Panchenko-Wilhousky
Recitative, air and duet-fiHelp me, Man
of GodO from Elijah ...... Menctelssohn
Bonnie Ruth and Hardin Van Duersen
Ava Comin Case at the Piano
The Golden Legend ..............Sullivan
Nocte surgentes vigilemus omnes
Male voices and organ
Evening Hymn--O Gladstone Light
Mixed Chorus-a capella
The Night is calm and cloudless
Rose Inghram, soprano, and chorus
Hymn-Abide With Me (with
The Assembly, Chorus and Leonard V.
Meretta, trumpet
Postlude-Choral Improvization-"In Dulci

Result Will Be Increased
World Trade, Economic
Conference Here Holds
Increased industrialization of Lat-
in American nation to raise standards
of living, stimulate trade and possibly
provide a new supply source of com-
modities previously exported from
such areas as Czechoslavakia was
urged yesterday in closing sessions of
the Conference on Economic Rela-
tions with Latin America.
Latin American peoples realize that
they can never develop a middle class,
raise the production of their work-
ers and increase their purchasing
power until they industrialize their
economies, it was pointed out by
George Wythe, Liaison Officer for
the United States Department of
Declaring that "they have accepted
the gospel of the machine," he de-
scribed the population as permeated
by the "spirit of enterprise" and sup-
ported the view advanced by John
Abbink, president of Business Pub-
lishers International Corporation,
that they have an excellent oppor-
tunity to export products cut off
Student Pilots
To Be Trained
State Aeronautics Board
To Inaugerate Program
In CollegesBy Autumn
LANSING, Aug. 2. -(P)- Col.
Floyd E. Evans, director of the Michi-
gan Board of Aeronautics, announced
today plans were being considered for
training more than 400 fliers in Mich-
igan. colleges during the next school
Colt Evans said ground school in-
struction- starting between Oct. 15
and Nov. 1 with flying instruction
starting between Oct. 15 and Nov. .
The flight training program is part
of a nation-wide project and will be
patterned after the trial program in
which the University of Michigan
took part last spring.
Requirements for regularly enrolled
students are that they must be be-
tween the ages of 18 and 25 and
capable of passing the strict physical
examination based on army air corps
Michigan colleges at which flight
training might be given if sought by
the school include:
University of Michigan, Michigan
State College, University of Detroit,
Wayne University, State Normal at
Ypsilanti, Adrian College, College of
Mines at Houghton, Mt. Pleasant
Teachers College, Kalamazoo Col-
lege, Wetsern State Teachers Col-
lege, Hillsdale, Alma, and Olviet Col-
lege and Lawrence Institute of Tech-
Accredited junior colleges include:
Bay City, Flint, Highland Park,
Grand Rapids, Jackson, Ironwood,
Port Huron, Muskegon Colleges and
Ferris Institute at Big Rapids, Cal-
vin College at Grand Rapids and
Hope College at Holland.

from other natiois by higher duties
on German products.
Industrialization should stimulate
trade by increasing markets Prof.
Clare E. Griffin, Dean of the Busi-
ness Administration School, pointed
out. It does this by raising, the
standard of living and hence the pur-
chasing power of the industrialized
country, he explained.
Increased imports of machinery
should offset any fall in the imports
of consumer commodities, other
members of the conference pointed
However Prof. William H. Wynne
of the economics department cau-
tioned against pushing on "young
countries" forms of industrialization
"for which they are not fitted." Such
a course would tend to lower the liv-
ing standards of the agricultural
class and thus act as a deterent to
trade, he pointed out. He advised
the promotion of "secondary indus-
tries" such as textiles.
Other delegates warned against un-
due subsidization of United States ex-
ports. The result, it was feared,
might drive Latin American consum-
ers to other markets.
Greater utilization of the oppor-
tunities for trade abounding in Lat-
in America was urged by Mr. Abbink.
The historic circle in east and west
commerce has closed and the new
frontiers of trade lie to the south, he
said. He cited the opportunities for
acquisition of agricultural and raw
materials as logical complements of
northern manufacture.
Prof. Max Handman of the eco-
nomics department warned against
the erection of tariff walls in the
process of world industrialization.
Present war preparation makes this
danger acute at present, he said.
Guest Pastors
Fill Ann Arbor
Pulpits IToday
Churches Bring To Close
Annual Summer Season;
Missionary To Speak
Four guest ministers will fill pul-
pits in Ann Arbor churches this morn-
ing as the local groups bring to a
close their annual Summer Session
The Rev. Ralph Sell, missionary to
China, will deliver the sermons at
8:15 and 10:30 a.m. in the Trinity
Lutheran Church. Reverend Sell has
been a student in the Institute of
Far Eastern Studies during the Uni-
versity Summer Session. He will re-
turn to China in February.
The Rev. G. H. O'Donnell, pastor
of the First Baptist Church in Mont-
pelier, Ind., wil ldeliver the sermon
at the morning worship service of
the First Baptist Church. The title
of the sermon will be "The Title Deed
to the Future." Services begin at
10:45 a.m. Church school is at 9:30
Prof. Williard M. Lampe of the
School of Religion, University of Iowa,
will be the guest preacher at the
First Presbyterian Church. His ser-
mon topic will be "The Biography of
a Christian." He wil lspeak at the
regular 10:45 a.m. service. Special
music will be provided by Hardin
Van Deursen of the School of Music
faculty with Willam Barnard at the
The student group will hold its final
meeting of the summer at 5:30 p.m.
A cost supper will be held at the
church. Following will be a vesper
service at which Dr. Edward W.
Blakeman, University counselor in
religious education, will speak on "The
Counseling of Today's Youth in Re-
ligion." The meeting will close in
time for members to attend the all-
campus vesper at 8 p.m. in Hill Audi-

Dr. Henry Stob, newly appointed
professor of philosophy at Calvin
College, will conduct the two services
of the Reformed and Christian Re-
formed group. Services will be held
(Continued on Page 3)
Twenty-Two Enter
Hopwood Contest
Twenty-two contestants entered 28
manuscripts in the 1939 Summer
Hopwood Contest, Dean Erich A.
Walter revealed yesterday.

Expect 500'
At Breakfast
For Masters
Five hundred guests are expected
to be present at the Annual Masters'
Breakfast at 9 a.m. today in the
Union Ballroom.
The purpose of the breakfast is
to enable all students who are can-
didates for masters' degrees at the
end of this Summer Session to be the
guests of the University and to hear
President Ruthven speak.
The program will be opened with
an invocation by Dr. Edward W.
Blakeman, following which Dean
Louis A. Hopkins will call upon Prof.
A. E. Boak and President Ruthven
to speak. Professor Boak will respond
for the Executive Board of the Grad-
uate School. f
Invitations for the breakfast have
been issued to the Administration of
the University, the Executive Board
of the Graduate School and graduates
in all colleges who are candidates for
masters' degrees at the 'end of this:
school session.
A few extra tickets were issued to
the guests of the candidates and thel
general faculty of the University.
Flyers Feared
Lost In Ocean
Odds Are 100 To 1 Against
Survival Of Pair
DUBLIN, Aug. 12.-(1P)-Hope for
the safety of the two New York fliers
attempting to fly from Canada to
Ireland vanished today as hours
passed without word after their fuelI
supply was estimate dto have beenj
The airmen, Alexander Loeb, 32,
and Richard Decker, 23, left St.
Peter's Nova Scotia, at 9:04 a.m.
E.S.T. yesterday with' 350 gallons of
gasoline, calculated to be enough to
last 25 hours.
The dds were "100 to one against
them," fliers at Baldonnel Airport
said, when the zero hour for that
supply, 4 p.m. (10 a.m. EST) was
reached without any report from alert
Coast Guard stations or ships atz
The fliers' monoplane "Shalom"-
the Hebrew word for peace-carried
no radio.
Fliers at Baldonnel, where Douglas
Corrigan landed on his famous
"Wrong-Way" flight, asserted:;
"Engine trouble seems the only
thing that would have brought them
down short of their goal."

Youths Laud
The New Deal
PITTSBURGH, Aug. 12.--(M)-The
Young Democratic Club of America
went down the line for the New Deal
program in the 1940 campaign today
in concluding their three-day biennial
The convention adopted resolutions
urging President Roosevelt to "press
forward" with his liberal objectives
and recommending nomination of
progressive candidates next year fav-
oring his program. A New Dealer,
28-year-old Homer Mat Adams,
Springfield, Ill., was unamimously
elected President of the Young Demo-
crats for the next two years.
Although their constitution forbids
endorsement of candidates for the
Presidential nomination, the junior
Democrats applauded and cheered
Mayor Edward J. Kelly of Chicago
when he "demanded" that Roosevelt
run again.
Young Adams, assistant director of
the department of finance in Illi-
nois, said in his acceptance speech
the Young Democrats "demand genu-
ins wholehearted New Dealers" to
head the Democratic ticket in 1940.
Salvage Crew
Hoists Squalus
Up To_ Surface
Second Effort Successful
After Eighty-Two Day
Period Beneath Ocean
PORTSMOUTH, N.H., Aug. 12.-(iP)
-The U.S.S. Squalus, an ice-water
encased steel shroud for 26 men, was
reclaimed in history making fashion
by the Navy today from the 240-foot
depth to which the submarine sank
82 days ago.
In an operation that combined both'
beauty and a high degree of mathe-
matical precision, an expert salvage
crew first hoisted the flooded sub-
marine approximately 80 feet from
the ocean floor in a cradle of chains
festooned from 10 big lifting pon-
toons and then towed her slowly into
shallower water.
The shoreward progress of the
Squalus later was interrupted sud-
denly when she struck a pinnacle at
about low tide after being moved
nearly two miles, forcing the sal-
vagers to wait for a rise in the tide
to pull the vessel free.
A spontaneous cheer broke from
the half-naked sailors lining the rail
of the salvage ship Falcon when the
three big pontoons above the bow of
the Squalus finally broke water a few
minutes before 11 a.m. (EST) today
in a cascade of sparkling foam.
Not only was the sight beautiful-
the huge red and white lifting drums
leaping into the clear sunlight in
unison as though three figures had
suddenly become visible through the
spray of a gushing fountain-but it
meant the hardest part of probably
the toughest salvage job in Navy his-
tory had been conquered.

Ruthven Slated To Launch
Program; Safety Experts
Throughout \Nation Here
Meetings To Last
For Two Weeks
President Alexander G. Ruthven
will officially open the National In-
stitute for Traffic Safety Training,
to be held here for two weeks be-
ginning tomorrow, when he explains
the purposes of the special training
courses of the Institute at the first
general meeting at 10 a.m. tomorrow
in the Union.
Chairman of the opening session
will be Dr. Miller McClintock of Yale
University, outstanding authority on
Presidents Letter
President Roosevelt lauded the
Purpose of the institute in the
following letter:
My Dear Dr. Ruthven:
I have learned with a great deal
of interest that 11 national or-
ganizations, cocerned with safe
and efficient highway use, are
sponsoring the second National
Institute for Traffic Safety Train-
ing. It is gratifying to know that
the regular training activities in
the traffic administration, en-
forcement, and engineering fields
are being supplemented by this
opportunity for others engaged in
traffic safety work to learn mod-
ern techniques and ways of re-
ducing the toll of traffic deaths
and injuries.
The problem of adjusting high-
way transportation to modern
conditions is of vital importance
to every citizen. A sure approach
to the solution is the training of
individuals who plan to make a
career of their work in various
fields of accident prevention. The
National Institute for Traffic
Safety"Training' isotherefore;
working in an important field and
I wish for all concerned much
success in their effort.
Very sincerely yours,
Franklin D. Roosevelt.
street traffic research. Other speak-
ers at the morning session include
Lew Wallace, special field represen-
tative of the National Safety Council;
Louis R. Morony, director of the
American Association of Motor Ve-
hicle Administrators; and Lt. Frank-
lin M. Kreml, director of the North-
western University Traffic Institute.
The afternoon session of the Insti-
tute will be opened at 1:30 p.m. by
Chairman Paul G. Hoffman, presi-
dent of the Automotive Safety Foun-
dation and president of the Stude-
baker Corporation. Speakers will in-
clude Leslie J. Sorenson, president of
the Institute of Traffic Engineers;
Burton W. Marsh, director of the
Safety and Traffic Engineering de-
partment of the American Autome-
bile Association; Sidney J. Williams,
director of the public safety division
of the National Safety Council; and
Dr. Ralph L. Lee of the General Mo-
tors Corporation.
The Institute, which was held here
last year, is jointly sponsored by the
American Automobile Association, the
American Association of Motor Ve-
hicle Administrators,' the American
Association of State Highway Offi-
cials, the American Public Works
Association, the Automotive Safety
Foundation, the Highway Education
Board, the Institute of Traffic En-
gineers, the International Associa-
tion of Chiefs of Police, the National
Safety Council, the Northwestern
University Traffic Institute, the Yale
University Bureau for Street Traffic
Research, and the University.
Courses .to be taught in the Insti-

tute will include accident investiga-
tion by police, advanced methods of
adult driver training, administra-
tion of drivers' license examinations,
traffic engineering, trafifc accident
reports and records, vehicle fleet
safety, traffic safety education in ele-
mentary, schools, traffic safety edu-
cation in secondary schools, and safe-
ty organization and public education.
Some of the courses are for the dura-
Sinan of the Tnstitute_ while nthers are

Textbook Lending Library Aids
Students Unable To Buy Books

He hadn't any money but, willing
to work and ingenious, he'd been able
to earn enough during summers to
put him through the University with
the help of board and room jobs.
Then business in his home town
slumped. He worked all summer,
worked hard, but his savings amount-
ed to a meager $20. Ahead of him
was his senior year. The University
would lend him tuition; he could
earn board and room. But where
would he get the expensive texts?
Someone told him of the Textbook
Lending Library. He applied for aid
-and received it. The library pro-
vided him with the five dollar text
he. needed and he was able to go
ahead with his studies.
That's a typical instance of how
the Textbook Lending Library has
aided financially embarrassed stu-
dents since it was established in
1936. Today, with more than 420
books available, it plays a role of
'growing importance. More than 200

him to one or two volumes. The
slip is presented at Angell Hall Study
Hall and he receives his books with
permission to keep them throughout
the semester.
In exceptional cases, Dean Walter
declared, the Library buys books
which are needed but not contained
on its shelves. The income from sev-
eral donations makes this possible.
The great majority of books for
the library were donated by students.
Increasingly, undergraduates have
given their texts at- the end of the
semester so that underprivileged fel-
lows might continue their education.
A special drive is currently under-
way urging Summer Session students
to donate their books. These, Dean
Walter declared, may be left at any
branch of the library.
"Summer Session enrollees can
perform an important service if they
will contribute their texts when they
finish with them," he said.
Detroit U. Of M. Club

Professor Bradner Will Speak
In Final Renaissance Lecture
Winding up the lecture series spon- discussion in tomorrow's lecture will
sored by the Graduate Conference on be confined to the 16th century.
Renaissance Studies, Prof. Leicester Professor Bradner is the author of
"The Life and Poems of Richard Ed-
Bradner of the English department wards," a book which resulted from
at Brown University will speak. at work on his doctoral dissertation at
4 p.m. tomorrow in the amphithe- Yale, where he received his degree in
atre of the Rackham School on "Neo- 1926. He is at present completing a
Latin Poetry of the English Renais- book on Neo-Latin poetry.
sance." Among students at Brown, Profes-
Professor Bradner is a visiting sor Bradner has almost as great a
member of the Summer Session fac- reputation as an authority on Gilbert
ulty in the Conference, teaching two and Sullivan as for his knowledge of
courses on Renaissance literature. English literature. His comments


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