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and cooler today;


Official Publication Of The Summer Session

Oil On Labor's
Troubled Waters

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XLIX.No. 16





ten Kill

Plan Huge OutdoorFestival
For MedicalAid To Chinese
Ice Cream Party Will Be Held Friday And Saturday
On League Mall; Plan Dancing On Rackham Steps

Twenty Barely
Escape Death
As Sub Resinks

f Proposed
p Embargo
sident Roosevelt Says
o Decision Reached
n Proposed [Message
im Nine Power
act Was Violated
SHINOTON, July 13. -(.41)-
ssful in blocking Adminisration
ality legislation, Senate isola-
ts threatened today to give simi-
eatment to a proposed embargo
ipments of war-making mater-

A tremendous outdoor ice cream
festival, proceeds from which are to
be used to send medical aid to China,
will be held next Friday and Satur-
day on the mall between the League
and Hill Auditorium.
A committee h'eaded by Beth O'-
Roke, president of the League, has
been planning the affair for several
weeks. Tables and chairs will be set
up on the streets running down to
the Rackham Building, making the
mall one huge outdoor cafe. A singlel
great stand will furnish ice cream
for the gathering.
On the Rackham Building steps,
Earl Stevens and his orchestra will
play for outdoortdancing. Attempts
are being made to bring one of the
Ford Motor Co. orchestras here also,
so that square dances can also be
Free entertainment will be provid-
ed by Chinese students. Plans for
the Chinese program are not com-
pleted as yet, the committee said, but

arrangements have been made for a
Chinese Dragon dance and an ex-
hibition of shuttle-cock. Chinese stu-
dents also will maintain a special
stand where oriental delicacies may
be purchased. Chinese dumplings
will be made on the spot and sold to
those in attendance.
Tentative plans call for a special
concert by the University Summer
Session band, in Hill Auditorium in
connection with the Festival.
Members of the committee in
charge of the affair are Mayor Wal-
ter C. Sadler; Prof. J. Raleigh Nelson,
counsellor to foreign students; Miss
Ethel McCormick, social director' of
the League; Utah Tsao, representa-
tive of the Chinese students;- Beth
O'Roke, president of theLeague;
Virginia Osgood, of the League ex-
ecutive council; Edward C. Pardon,
head of the Buildings and Grounds
department and Mrs. Edward Blake-
Present plans call for the festival
to be held from 8 p.m. to 12 p.m.
each of the two night.



p's strategy committee met
and while, for publication,
s would say oily that they
o demand thoroughgoing
by the Foreign Relations
otherwise they made their
plain as day,
Changes View
Capitol, it was considered
y significant that some of
who a few days ago were
favorably of the proposal,;
:e of it in entirely opposite
ierally, it was thought the
,s were endeavoring to form
ont on the proposal, as was
al days ago in connection'
eutrality Bill.
ht of the latter legislation,
d until next session by the
,elations Committee, con-
nwhile to be the subject of
cussion both at the Capitol
vntown Washington.
he day, President Roosevelt
cision hid been reached as
a message would be sent
xs on the subject, or as to
next step in the situation

ances 'Proposal
embargo proposal
Chairman Pittman
he Senate Foreign
ttee. Until today's
solationists he had

The resolution is based upon an
alleged violation of the Nine-Power
Pacific Treaty by Japan. In that past
the principal nations agreed to re-
spect China's political and territorial
integrity, and the rights of each other
to the markets of that nation.
Not aimed at Japan directly by its
language, the resolution would auth-
orize the President to lay an embargo,
on war supplies, oil, iron and steel to
any signatory of the pact which de-
prives the citizens of other nations
of the rights guaranteed by the treaty.
Orient Students
To Visit Toronto

Hook Charges.
Michigan State
L.S.U. Expose Revealed
State Of Affairs Like
M.S.C.'s,_He Alleges
WASHINGTON, July 13. -(P)-
Representative Hook (Dem.-Mich.)
described in the Congressional Record
today a speech on "the shocking state
of affairs" at Louisiana State Uni-
versity and recalled he had cited to
Congress several times "a state of
affairs existing" in a land grant col-
lege in Michigan which he asserted
"parallels in many respects the shock-
ing state of affairs in Louisiana.",
"The ring in control of Louisiana
politics has controlled the develop-
ments of their State university.
"In Michigan it is the 'McKay
Gang' of Blue Water Bridge fame, not
to forge the reported payoff on the
bonds of the million-dollar student
dormitory at the Michigan State Col-
lege, working through such stooges
as Melvin McPherson, Clark L. Bro-
dy, members of the State Board of
Agriculture and college officials.
"They have prostituted the Michi-
gan State College, the Extension Ser-
vice and the Farm Bureau.
"The McKay-Brody ring has been
more successful in covering their
operations .than the Louisiana wreck-
ing crew. When graft and corruption
was running rampant this Republi-
can machine group was influential
enough to have a decision rendered
white-washing their misdeeds."
Hook charged that oJseph Baldwin,
then assistant doorkeeper of the
Unitedt ates Senate, made an assist-
ant attorney general render service
"by whitewashing all those connected
with this affair and particularly the
college racketeers."
5,000 Without Relief
KALAMAZOO, Mich., July 13.-VP)
-At least 5,000 persons were left
without relief today when general re-
lief benefits in Kalamazoo County
were discontinued for lack of funds.

Music Subject
Of Dr. Berrien
California Professor Talks
At Five This Afternoon.
In Rackham Building
Dr. William C. Berrien of the Uni-
versity of California, visiting member
of the faculty of the Latin-American
Institute, will describe "Musical
Activities in Latin-America" at 5
p.m. today in the Rackham Auditori-
Dr. Berrien will discuss the activi-
ties of the Latin-American composers,
showing how they have faced the
problems of composition and of build-
ing an interest in music in their
countries. On the whole, the best-
known of these composers in the
United States are those from Brazil
and Mexico.
A natural cultural exclusiveness
tends to exist between the different
Latin-American countries, and Dr.
Berrien will explain how the works of
certain composers have become known
in all of the countries. Immediately
preceding his talk, there will be an
informal program of Brazilian re-
cordings in the Rackham Auditorium.
Dr. Berrien, who is instructor of
Portuguese and Spanish at the Uni-
versity of California, has made a
study of the Latin-American musical
activity and has worked with some
of the composers of whom he will
speak today. He has written several
articles on the subject.
Delphi Is Subject
Of Speech Today
Dr. Roger Pack of the Latin depart-
ment will address the Latin Institute
on "A Visit To Delphi" at 11:10 a.m.
tomorrow in Room 2003, Angell Hall.
The lecture will be illustrated.-
The afternoon session of the Insti-
tute will be featured by a lecture
"Latin In The High School as Ob-
served by an Inspector" to be deliv-
ered by Prof. James E. Dunlap

Waste Seven Weeks Work
As Sub Plunges Down
After Breaking Water
Exonerate Worker
In Air Carrier Fire
PORTSMOUTH, N.H., July 13.-
(/P)-Pure luck and skillful handling
of their craft saved 20 navy men from
being thrown into the sea late today
as. the partially flooded submarine
Squalus broke away from a salvage
crew and plummeted back to the
ocean bottom through a tangled net
of lifting equipment.
The men were in two of the sal-
vage vessel Falcon's whaleboats-10
to a boat-close to the larger craft's
side when pontoons, air hose, buoys
and the Squalus' bow shot skyward
like a geyser without warning.
"Go back," men shouted from the
Falcon's deck, and the crews of
whaleboats, who had been waiting to
close the bow pontoons' valves when
they broke the ocean surface, ma-
neuvered their craft out of the surge,
of water.
The Squalus had reared suddenly
from the ocean depths like a giant
fish seeking freedom from an ang-
ler's hook.
Thus, in one disastrous minute,
seven arduous and dangerous weeks
of salvage preparation were all but
nullified. Hardly hadthe Squalus
resettled, however, when the Navy
actually began to .build a new lifting
effort upon the wreckage of the old.
Preparations were made to work
through the night.
Workman Is Exonerated
In Aircraft Carrier Fire
NORFOLK, Va., July '13.-(JP)-A
Navy Board of Inquiry today exon-
erated a workman aboard the $30,-
000,000 U.S.S. Ranker of responsibil-
ity in causing an explosion and fire
which damaged the exterior of the
new aircraft carrier yesterday.
Rear Admiral Manley H. Simons,
Commandant of the Norfolk Navy.
Yard where the giant vessel was tied
up for minor repairs, said it was
probable someone dropped a cigarette
in gasoline which spurted from a
high-pressure line onto the deck and
splashed over the side of the ship.
Fred Janke Is
Candidate For
Post On Squad
State-Wide Response Is
Shown By Supporters
Of Michigan Captain
Announcement of the candidacy of
Fred Janke for a tackle post on the
All-Star squad brought a volume of
response yesterday from state-wide
supporters of the 1-ormer Michigan
football captain.
Most active cities in the "Send
Janke o Chicago" drive were Jack-
son, where the big tackle received
all-state honors while playing for
Jackson high school and where he
will teach and coach next fall, and
Ann Arbor.
However, letters have been received
from many friends and teammates
of the Wolverine captain pledging
support and telling of preparations
to begin individual drives in smaller
towns throughout Michigan, Ohio
and Illinois.
Pttitions have been sent out by the
local organization, which originated
the drive, to more than 50 active al-
Persons desiring petitions for
the nomination of Fred Janke to

a tackle post on the All-Star squad
which plays the New York Giarxs
in Chicago on Aug. 30 may secure
them by sending a post card with
the number of petitions desired to
Ed Frutig, Sports Department,
Michigan Daily.

Niagara Falls
Is Destination
Of Excursion
GroupMeets At 3:30 P.M.
To Sail On Large Ship;
Return Home . Monday
Professors Scott
And Coe Are Along
With Niagara Falls as their desti-
nation, participants in the sixth Sum-
mier Session excursion embark to-
nightson one of the largest passenger
ships on the Great Lakes.
Gathering at 3:30 p.m. in front of
Angell Hall, excursionists will be
taken in busses to the docks of the
Detroit and Cleveland Navigation
Company at the foot of Third Street
in Detroit. From there the boat will
leave at 5:30 p.m. and at 8:30 a.m.
tomorrow the group will be in Buffalo.
A few minutes by special busses
will bring the party to the vicinity
of the Falls.
For $15.50 those taking the trip
gain a round trip boat ride with meals
included and all bus transportation
at and about the Falls. Only $1 extra
A limited number of tickets are
still available for the Niagara
Falls excursion. They may be pur-
chased at the time of departure
today when the busses leave from
in front of Angell Hall.
is charged for the round trip bus
ride between Ann Arbor and Detroit.
Only other expenses are one night
at an inexpensive Niagara Falls, N.Y.,
hotel and personal expenditures.
Excursionists will be accompanied
by Prof. Carl J. Coe, Director of Sum-
mer Session excursions, and Prof.
Irving. D. Scott of the geology de-
partment, an authority on the geolog-
ical formations at the Falls, who will
explain these characteristics. ,
About $700 Raised
In Annual Tag Day
Drive, Orfficials Say
The one day drive of the Univer-
sity Fresh Air Camp for funds raised
about $700 Wednesday, camp officials
The drive, which was carried out
by sun-tanned youths especially
brought in from the Camp for the
day, failed to match the results
achieved last year. When the total
is known, however, the previous sum
may be reached, it was said.
The Summer Tag Day is an annual
affair which plays an important af-
fair in financing the Fresh Air Camp.
Money received in the drive is used
to send underprivileged children to
the Patterson Lake esablishment 4or
a four-week vacation from the heat
and grime of city life.


Physiologist Succumbs

s, Closing

Fifth Annual,
Religion Meet
Coming Here
Conference Opens July 23
In Alumni Memorial Hall
With Professors Active
The fifth annual Conference on
Religion will open July 23 at
Alumni Memorial Hall it was an-
nounced yesterday by Dr. Edward W.
Blakeman,, counselor in Religious
Prof. George P. Michaelides of the1
Near East School of 'Theology in*
Beirut, Syria, now on leave and act-
ing as head of the Department of,
Religion .at Smith College, will be
brought to Ann Arbor as special
speaker during the series.
Professor Olson also pointed out
that the children who were the hap-
piest and best adjusted were those
in which the whole development had
proceeded evenly, and in coordinated
manner. Sluggish growth in -cer-
tain lines and a wide dispersion of
development of the several charac-
teristics have often been found in
t1,2 records of social and educational
problem cases,.he said.
Others listed on the tentative pro-
gram are Prof. Leroy Waterman,
chairman of the d-.partment of
oriental languages, Prof. Lowell J.
Carr of the Child Guidance Insti-
tute, Prof. William J. Worrell, pro-
fessor of Semitics, Prof. Henry San-
ders of the department of Latin, Dr.
Theophil Raphael, aprofessor of psy-
chiatry, and others.
There will be classes open to min-
isters to be held during the week on
History of Religion, Character Edu-
cation, Community Problems, Psy-
chology of Child Development, Aes-
thetics, Philosophy of Religion, Re-
ligious Education, and other related
The conference is open to all stu-
dents of the Summer Session, minis-
ters of the state of Michigan, profes-
sors teaching religion and directors
of religious education. Enrollment
is free of charge.

Long Service
To University
Cardiac Attack Brings End
To Professor Who Was
Pioneer In Physiology
Work Recognized
By Many Groups
Dr. Warren Plimpton Lombard, for
more than 30 years . professor of
physiology in the University Medical
School, died yesterday morning fo-
lowing a cardiac attack.
Dr. Lombard's death ended a ea-
reer which had brought him such
honors as the presidency of the
American Physiological Society and
the University Research Club. He
was credited with playing an im-
portant part in the development of
modern medical teaching.
"The faculty and alumnf of the
medical. school mourn the death of
Dr. Lombardi," Dr. Albert C. Fursten-
berg, Dean of. the School of Medicine,
said yesterday. 'As one of the pion,
neers' of this institution and a na-
tional figure in the field of physiol-
ogy, he made Irmany epochal contribu-
tions to the progress of medirne.
"His teaching and stalwart citizen-
ship have set an example which will
not fail of lasting influence at Mich-
igan. He dedicated his life to the
students of our medical school and
gave generously of time and effort
that they should obtain a full mea-
sure of help and education. The
University has suffered the loss of
a great scholar, a benefactor and- a
loyal friend."
Born In 1853
A native of West Newton, Mass.,
Dr. Lombard was born May 9, 1855.
He attended Boston and Newton pub-
lic schools before entering Harvard
College. He graduated from Har-
vard in 1878 and three years later
won de ree of oo)dr of Medicine
from the Harvard Medical School.
Dr. Lombard spent the next three
years abroad and then returned to
America to take an assistantship in
physiology in the College of Physi-
cians and Surgeons in New York
City. He left the position to travel
again. In 1889 he returned to this
country and became assistant pro-
fessor of physiology In Clark Univer-
sity where he remained until he was
appointed to the professorship of
physiology and histology here , in
Active In Research
During his years here the prom-
inent scientist became'active in the
development of scientific and schol-
arly research an medicine. In 1923
he retired and received the title of.
Professor - Emeritus, donating his
large medical library to the Univer-
sity. The library is kept in a special.
room in the East Medical building.
Dr. Lombard had published many
articles, the journals printing 1-is
work including "Archiv fur Anato-
mie and Physiologie," "The Joural
of Physiology," "The American Jour-
nal of Physiology" and the "Ameri-
can Journal of Medical Science.' He
contributed on the article on the
Department of Physiology in the
forthcoming Encyclopedia of the
Recently Honored
A charter member of the American
Physiological Society, Dr. Lombard
had served as secretary, member Of
the executive council and president
of the organization. At the recently
celebrated 50th anniversary of the
group at Baltiore he was especia ly
He was also a member of the So-
ciety for Experimental Biology and

Medicine, the American Association
for the Advancement of Science, the
(Continued on Page 3)
Dr. Bloomfield

Dr. Lombard


>s of

ill Leave Today
eturn Sunday
uimmer Sesion students
studying Chinese col-
Royal Ontario Museum
r in Toronto will leave
,te cars from the Mu-
ig, according to Mr.
lecturer on Far Eas-
groun will return Sun-

Former Faculty Member Calls
Nazi Government Communism

y in
is E

The cars will leave at hours to be
arranged, while others may travel by
the Canadian Pacific railway, which
has announced a special excursion
fare. Addresses of recommended tou
ist homes near the Museum may be
obtained by applying to the Traveler's;
Aid Society, Union Station, Toronto.
Mr. Plumer will be at the Museum
in Toronto from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Saturday and from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Students interested in Chinese arch-
eology with cars available for the trip
are asked to notify Mr. Plumer im-
mediately at 4018 Museums Building.
Chinese Language
Luncheon Is Today.
Second in a series of weekly Chi-
nese language teas will be held from
4 to 6 p.m. today at the International
Center, 603 E. Madison Street.
Last week's tea, directed by Mr.
Robert W. Clack, Assistant in Chi-
nese at Alma College, who will again
be in .chase tay. vwas attended hby

China To Teach West Elevation'
Of Man's Digity, Hummel Says
By HARRY L. SONNEBORN Chinese culture, Dr. Hummel said, is
China will, in the near future, give its long history as a democracy, not
in the political sense, but in the so-
the Western world "new techniques cial sense. The democratic spirit
for heightening man's dignity" in the that has always been extant in China,
field of ethics, Dr. Arthur W. Hum- according to Dr. Hummel, has meant
mel of the Library of Congress de- for centuries that no introductions
clared yesterday in a lecture before were ever necessary in Chinese so-
members of the Institute of Far Eas- ciety, that there was no cringing to-
tern Studies. ward superiors in the lower classes,
The chief reason why more of cul- and that "men were treated as
tural value has not been acquired by men." There was, of course, respect
thbe West from China, Dr. Hummel for superiors, Dr. Hummel added, but
said, is that many missionaries have not obeisance, after 300 B.C., when
the attitude that they have every- feudalism disappeared and the ad-
thing to give and nothing to receive vent of Confucianism gave China the
from China, and refuse to imbue world's first civil service.
themselves with the culture that is The spirit of reasonableness that
typical of the country. permeates China is linked with the
Irnn tha nther hand. he aded near- +follanine by the neo'nle of the Pla-

Nazi government is nothing more or
less than communism, 'Walter L.
Badger, former member of the Uni-
versity faculty, said yesterday in re-1
viewing his recent trip to Germany.1
This year's , trip, he explained,
showed a greatly changed attitude on
the part of the one group with whom
he came into direct contact. Last year,
although he talked with a great many
more people and lectured extensively
in many places, he received no per-
sonal impressions from the German
people as to the government and their
relations to it. This year, however, he
found that individual opinions were
forthcoming, and that the attitude of
patriotism and 'Heil Hitler' was very
definitely changed.
Fed up with Nazi policies, and feel-
ing strongly about the harsh treat-
ment of the Jews, those to whom Mr.
Badger talked seemed to feel that the
breaking point is inevitably nearing.
Taxes are so high that small business
is virtually being crowded out, and
while big business is in part, and in
some cases wholly controlled by the
German government, no official state-
ments are available as to the extent
to which this is true, nor as to how
successful these businesses are in re-
gard to their individual interests. The
external business status remains the

these, and the oppressed Jews, the
concentration camp has become the
symbol of Der Fuehrer's power.
Food shortage, Mr. Badger said,
has become a great problem even in
the hotels which have up to this time
catere dto tourist trade. Butter and
cream are kept in cold storage and
meat is almost impossible to buy.
Prices are skyrocketing to the extent
of putting bare necessities beyond
the reach of thousands.
One illustration of communistic
tendencies on the part of Nazis, Mr.
Badger pointed out, is the fact that
it was formerly understood that every
girl of the working class between the
ages of 18 and 20 who intended to
marry or to hold any domestic posi-
tion must go to a labor camp where
she learned cooking and sewing, for
a period of six months. This spring
it became compulsory for every gir]
of that age, regardless of her cir-
cumstances, to attend such an insti-
tution. Furthermore, women and
children are now compelled to work
in the fields and assume other jobs
so that the men may take up military
Due to the inadequacy of finished
products, which are skimped in pure
macerials and put through hurriec
production, and to the inability of
the German army to hold out for any


To Talk Today
To Deliver Second Lecture
On IndianLanguages
Prof. Leonard Bloomfield, chair-
man of the department of linguistics
of the 'University of Chicago, will
deliver the second of a series of Lin-
guistic Institute lectures upon a com-
parative study of the Algonkian In-
dian languages at 7:30 p.m. today in
the third-floor amphitheatre of the

amni in cities all over the country,
and additional support is expected
to come from that source.
Benny Oosterbaan, Michigan bas-
ketball coach and assistant football
coach, joined with Clarence Munn,
who issued a statement in support of
the camaign on opening day, in a

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