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District Attorney Will Decide Policyl
Of Court After Assistant
Conducts I.quIry
(By Associated Press)
WASHINGTON, Nov. 9.-Another
Sinclair Oil official charged with hav- I
ing had contact with the Burns detec-
tives involved in the Fall-Sinclair con-
spiracy mistrial refused to testify to-
day in the government's investigation
into the allegations of jury tampering.
He is Sheldon Clark, vice-president'
and general manager of the Sinclair
Refining company, promient socially
and politically in Chicago, and one of
the judges who made the decision in!
the Dempsey-Tunney fight in that city
last September.
Coming here under a subpoena,
Clark was sent before the grand jury,
but remained less, than five minutes.
He declined to make any statement,
but it was announced that he had only.
been excused and would be recalled
At that time, Neil Burkinshaw, as-
sistant district attorney conductingj
the inquiry will put to him cer-
tain questions designed to elicit in-
formation as to whether he had con-
tact between the detectivesand Harry
F. Sinclair while the Teapot Dome
conspiracy trial was in progress.
Prosecutor To Decide Pursuit
Should Clark refuse to answer!
those questions, District Attorney
Gordon then will decide whether he
will follow the court's pursuit in the
case of Henry Mason Day, another of!
Sinclair's confidential officers, who
was taken before Chief Justice Mc-
Coy in the District of Columbia Su-
preme court.
After the chief justice decided sev-
eral days ago that Day could not bel
forced to testify because he had claim-
ed his evidence might tend to in-
criminate him, the Sinclair official
was taken before U. S. Commissioner
Turnage and a complaint charging
him and Sinclair with conspiracy toI




Although the Navy football team
will not be heralded onto the field by
its own hand when it meets Michigan
Saturday, it will be represented by
the South High school band of Grand
Rapids, Michigan, which has been
drilling three hours a day for more;
than three weeks in preparation for
the event.
The South High band is composed of
120 pieces and contains a bass drum
that measures nine feet in diameter
and can be heard two miles distant.
The organization has already won
first prize in the state band contest
for high sciools, and it should pre-
sent a creditable demonstration.
. The Navy alumni association of De-
troit and Chicago will again put on
their manouvers with the man-pro-
Rogers Selected At Meeting In Union
! Last Night At Termination
Of Entertainment
Lawrence E. Rogers, '31E, was
elected captain of the class of 1931 at,
the meeting of the class held last
night at the Union. His election was
by a large majority over his nearest
opponent, Duff, '31.
The election of captain was the ter-
mination of a program of entertain-,
ment arranged by the underclass de-
partment of the Union for the oc-
casion. Justin C. Weaver, '29, chair-
man of the underclass department,
acted as chairman of the meeting and
opened the meeting, introducing Wil-
liam V. Jeffries, Grad., president of
the Union, who gave a short talk on
the snirit of the class.
George Rich, '28, gave the second
talk of the program, commenting on
the value of the games.
The meeting for the purpose
of electing a captain to lead
your class in the fall games nextI
Saturday morning will be held
at 4 o'clock today in Naturalh
Science auditorium. Much of the

pelled boats-a stunt that so highly
pleased the crowd at the Navy game

I .

two years ago. The stunt consist of
the activities of two make-shift seaI
crafts that cavort up and down the
field in pursuit of each other, one rep-
resenting the Navy and the other
I Due to the fact that few stu-
dents had received their tickets
yesterday, the Student council 1
booth in the Union for the ex-
change of tickets will be open }
from 3 to 5 o'clock this after-
noon. All students who signed
to sit in the cheering section and
did not receive tickets in sections
21, 22 or 23 are asked to consult
with the committee to receive
I seats on the 50-yard line.


To JU GE rH TEH iThe vanguard of the Navy attack. I verines from the Detroit zoo. Follow-
T IT I traditional goat, is to arrive in ing the official greeting there will be
Ann Arbor this morning after a long'a short parade around the field, fea-
[UPland wearisome journey from Anna- turing the animal collections of the
polis, Md., where he is quartered respective institutions.
when not otherwise busily engaged n n During the progress of the game,
following Navy football teams about the animals will tactfully be kept on
LOCAL PUSINESS MAN OFFERS'the country. On this particular joer-I pposite sides of the field, and from
PRIZE FOR MINNESOTA ney the symbol of the Naval acade- these junctures they may snarl and
GAME PANOPLY my will be chaperoned by two mid- growl and baa at each other to
_F__IALSshipmen whlo will have complete jur- their hearts' content.
GAME OFFICIALS NEEDED 1isdiction over the distinguished guest's--
activities while in Ann Arbor. +
Charles Gilkey O: Chicago Announced During his brief visit here, thb
A Sr k j7U r At Canvn Jntin tgoat will live on a diet selected from .


Speakers Include Harvey Woodruff
And Harry Bullion; Yost, Little,
And Weiman Will Talk
Arrangements for the annual foot-
ball banquet at the Union are nearing
completion, according to an an-
nouncement made yesterday by Milton
McCreery, '29, chairman of the re-
ception committee, who has charge of
the affair. The banquet this year will
be held on Tuesday night; Nov. 22, in
the banquet hall of the Union.
All members of the Varsity and re-
serve squads will be guests of the
Union at the banquet, together with
the coaching staffs, and though the
program of speakers is not yet com-
plete, Harvey Woodruff, sports writer
of the Chicago Tribune, and Harry

c is npeaier li onvoca uon
Next Sunday
Announcement of a committee toE
judge the decorations on fraternity
houses the day of th'e homecoming
Minnesota game was made last
night at the regular weekly meet-
ing of the Student council feld at
the Union. Prof. Emil Lorch will head
the group, and Prof. W. I. Bennett,
William Pitcomb, and S. C. O'Dell, all
of the fine arts department will com-
pose the reiainder of 'the judging
group. Richard Spindle, '29E, is in
charge of the event for the Student!
A cup for the winning fraternity
has been awarded by Charles Gra-
ham, local business man.
Men are also needed to officiate at
the annual class games to be held
Saturday morning at Ferry field, it
All members of junior and
senior honorary societies who
are willing to serve on the com-
mittee in charge of the fall gam-
es are asked to get in touch
with Russel Sauer, '28, or with
some senior member of the
student council.
was announced by Russel Sauer, '28,

the choicest bits of tin cans and
rubbish procurable in the vicinity.
Before the game on Saturday he will:
be officially welcomed to Michigan. by
Biff and Bennie, the tvo live wol-
Authorities Succeed In Getting Food
And Clothing To Points Where
They Are Most Needed
11 (Iy Associated Press)
.EBOSTON, Nov. 9.--In the presence
Concert Is Second Of Regular Series of outside help and communication,
Sponsored By University New England's flood relief program
Choral Union stood forth tonight as a race against
ANthe white spectre of winter. Help had
1reachednearly all sections, wire com-
Guy Maier and Lee Pattison, two munication was rapidly reaching
of the foremost of modern pianists, every corner of the state, railroads
and highways were opening up, but
{will present a recital at 8 o'clock to- the relief at best was temporary spur-
night in Hill auditorium, as the se- red by the knowledge that bitter win-
and number of the regular concert ter weather will strangle makeshift
series being sponsored by the Uni- communication lines, and lock scat-
versity Choral Union. They are dual tered wrecked communities in the grip
ofpianists, and their entire program ice and frozen mud that will not be
will be made up of selections for two until the spring thaws.
pianos. The team, well-known to Ann Army, Red Cross, and similar au-
Arbor audiences through the resi- thorities have succeeded in getting
dence of Mr. Maier here and his con- food and clothing to every point where
nection wit the Universit School they were most needed, both in floodedR
of Musict has been heard here on Vermont and western Massachusetts.
ofa bn h d hRailroads are rushing eastward the
other occasions, but will present a f a ,- r,, lationoreit at the

B Y 12,000_MAJORI'TY
Presidential Aspirations 0 New York
Governor Receive New Atiention
As )eniocrats Are Wimners
(By Associated Press)
DETROIT, Nov. 9.-Citizens of De-
troit, asked to choose for their chief
executive one of two men who have
served them continuously in high of-
fices for a number of years have ex-
pressed their confidence in the serv-
ices of John '. Lodge, former presi-
dent of the city council and in civic
service for over 25 years.
In an election yesterday was fea-
tured by the late returns from out-
laying precincts of an overwhelming
majority favoring Lodge after Mayor
John W. Smith had maintained a con-
sistent lead in the earlier returns.
Lodge was given a 12,000 majority.
In addition to the selection of Lodge
as major, the voters approved five or
six propositions on city and county
ballots, selected nine members of the
city council and elected a judge of
recorder's court.
Of the ordinances carried one gives
the Detroit-Ontario Subways, Inc.,
right'sto pass under the city with its
proposed tunnel from Windsor to De-
troit, one authorizes the issuance of
I bonds for purchase of a cite and con-
struction of a municipal airport, and
one restricts appeals for new trials
R following conviction in misdemeanour
cases, this to prevent delay in the
prosecution of minor cases.

influence the verdict of the trial jury showing that ,your class makes
was sworn out. Lay waivedl a pre- in these. games depends upon
liminary hearing and was released on the number of men who vote
$25,000 bond to await the action of and take part in all of the I
the grand jury.tt B er
Day had as his attorney, Daniel I activities. Be a real member-of 1
Thew Wright, a former justice of the Inyourclass and vote this after-
District Supreme court. Morgan noon, as well as take part in
"! the events Saturday.
Beech, a former district attorney andjRUSSELI D.SAUER 1
clerk of the District Wurt, is counsel
for Clark,
Turning from Clark's case, the In his opinion a freshman entered;
grand jury questioned seven of the such competition as the fall games,
Burns men at different times during ! not for what he could get out of them
the day, and from their testimony be- personally, but for his service to the
gan to piece out of the complete pic- groups to which his loyalty was t.o be
tutre of the trial jury's surveillance. proven.
Detectives Hold neeting Earl E. Fleischman, of the speech
One interesting bit of information j department, was the faculty speaker
the prosecution obtained today for the ion the program. The subject of his;
first time was a description of a "pep" ! talk was "The Power to Endure."
meeting hold by the Burns men at the Fleischman stated that the games
Mayflower hotel, headquarters of Sin- were one of the first tests into which
clair during the trial, after midnight ; a freshman entered in the University
on Saturday, Oct. 22. The trial then to show his individual moral as well
had been in progress five days. as physical worth.
Charles C. Ruddy, who was direct- Russell D. Sauer, '30L, explained,
ilg the private operatives, presided the rules of the games and announced
and made an address. It was stated the various competitions into which
officially that the detectives received !the class would enter to gain the
additional instruction as to their pre- points which would make it winner of
cise duties, these including the close the games. After his talk, the candi-
shadowing of relatives of two jurors, I dates were nominated and the election
John P. Kern, and Edward J. Kidwell, took place.
Jr. Affidavits charging Kidwell with All 'M' men and members of honor
excessive loquacity played in the dee- societies who are to officiate at the
laration of a mistrial, games may obtain their badges at a
More of the detectives will be ex- booth in the lobby of the Union.
amined tomorrow in the effort to com-
plete the story-of their activities. Wil- ART ASSOCIATION
liam J. Burns, founder of the Buns OPENS EXHIBITION I
agency, also is due to be heard with
additional books, papers and recordsd
which may bear on this case. Artist-exhibitors and their friends
jwere the guests of the members of
F'OX WILL SPEAK the Ann Arbor Art association, last
night, at a reception given to mark
TWICE IN SERIES the opening of the fifth annual exhibit
of the works of Ann Arbor artists'
Prof. Dixon Ryan Fox, of Columbia and amateurs in Alumni Memorial
university, will deliver two Universi- hall.
ty lectures next week according to The exhibition, said by members
an announcement made yesterday by of the association to be the best ever
department. The first of the pair of displayed here, will be opened to the
lectures, which will be given on Wed- public today from 2 to 5 o'clock.f
nesday of next week, is entitled, "Re- It will remain open at these hours
fuse Ideas and Their Disposal," while I until Nov. 25.
the second lecture, which will be ( The exhibition comprises 258 num-
given on Thursday is "Culture in bers by 78 artists. Many o fthe works,
Knapsacks," and will deal with the are for sale, all prices being given!
thoughts of European soldiers while in the catalogue. Several of the;
in A merica during the war for Amer- exhibitors are students or faculty
lc-n independence. members of the University. The dis-
Professor Fox is well-known as a l lay is under the direction of Mrs.,
speaker, and has also written sev- Everett Brown, one of the directors of
oral books, the best known of which the Art association, who acted asl

Bullion, sporting editor of the Detroit chairman of the Student council com-
Free Press have been secured as inittee for the fall games. All mem-
speakers. bers of the M club, the honor socie-'
Prof. Arthur S. Aiton of the history ties, and the Student council are eli-
I department will serve as toastmaster gible to officiate, and a member of
at the affair, and President Clarence the council will be at the desk in
Cook Little, Fielding H. Yost, and the lobby of the Union for the pur-
l Coach Elton Weiman will also give pose of distributing badges and in-I
short talks on the program. The new structions to these men between 91
j captain for the team will be announe- and 10 o'clock Saturday morning.
ed at this time, and both Benny Oos- Other arrangements for the falN1
terbaan, '28, and the newly elected games have been completed, it was
man will give short talks. announced by Sauer, and the sopho-
The Union orchestra will furnish mores will elect their captain today'
music for the affair. The banquet will in Natural Science auditorium.
start at 6:30 o'clock, and all members The report of John Snodgrass, '28E,
of the Union and prominent citizens on the student convocations which
of the state are invited to attend. The have been arranged included the an-
tickets for the affair are priced at nouncement that Charles Gilkey of
$1.25 and are now on sale at the main Chicago will speak Sunday morning
desk of the Union. as arranged.
Following 'requests of several class
REMAINING DIRECTORIES treasurers the Student council decid-
ed to set a date for the collection of
WILL GO ON SALE TODAY class dues, as they did last year. In
view of the fact that the exact time
A limited number of copies of the set last year was now known, the
Student Directory are for sale at the matter was postponed, though the
Press Building, according to an an- council will set the date again this
nouncement by Wayne Brownell, bus- year as previously.
iness manager. When these have Smith Reads Regents' Reply
been sold there will . be no more The reply from the Board of Re-
procurable. They will be sold to the gents to the request of the council,
first applicants at the office from 2 refusing to consider alteration of the
to 5 o'clock this afternoon, automobile ban at the present time,
was read by Courtland C. Smith, '28,
GILLMAN SPEAKS president of the council, and in view
of the fact that there is nothing more
ON STATE ROADS that can be done by the council at
the present time to display the dis-
"Problems of the Michigan highway favor with which that body views the
department" was the subject of an automobile ban, the matter was tem-
address given by G. C. Gillman, de- porarily tabled.
puty commissioner and chief en-
gineer of the State highway depart- CHAMIBERLIN AND PUSCHi
ment, at a meeting of the newly-or-
ganized Transportation club last DEPART FOR CONVENTION
He discussed the highway systems Jo Chamberlin, '28, managing edi-
throughout the state and described tor, and William Pusch, '28, business
some of the problems met in highway manager of The Daily left yesterday
construction, such as the approaches for Norman, Oklahoma, where they
to railways, highway intersections, will attend the annual convention of
and the handling of the great increase the Intercollegiate Press association.
in traffic. He also told of the work They will represent the University at
of the research department in the these meetings of this association,
northern part of the state in dealing which will continue throughout the
with snowdr.fts obsitructing traffic. Ii emainder of the week.

wholly new program.
According to announcemenL4s t'he
selections will include the Bach-
Bauer "Fantasia and Fugue in A
minor," the "Sonata In D major," by
Mozart, Rachmaninoff's "Tears," andl
Liszt's "Reminiscenese of Don Juan." !
They will also play the Moussorgsky-
Pattison arrangement of the Corona-1
tion Scene from Boris Goudonoff, and1
the Wedding Waltzes from the pan-,
tomine "The Veil of Pirouette," byf
Donahmyi and Maier. - 1
Having gompleted during the last:
year a tour that carried them all overI
Europe and the United States, Maier I
and Pattison have won the reputa-
tion of being masters of style, es-1
pecially in the dual piano field. Theirt
recitals have come to be in great de-!
mand by symphony orchestras, and
every year has seen several supple-
mentary engagements of this nature.{
Their repertory has been constantly,
expanded, and it now includes sever-1
al of the most modern composers as
well as new arrangements of old
works. The program announced for
tonight's concert has been declaredi
especially pretentious by faculty
members of the School of Music.
Admission to the concert is by sea-
son subscription to the regular ser-
ies, although a few single ticikets re-
main and may be secured at thej
box office or at the School of Music'
office on Maynards street.'

(By Associated Press) -
PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 9.-The Reed
Senate special committee investigat-
ing last year's senatorial primary
election in Pennsylvania and, other
states failed again to get its hand on
Pennsylvania ballot boxes today when1
the United States Circuit Court of Ap-
peals decided that the status of the I
Senate committee is one for the Sen-
ate itself to decide and not the court.
Thus, the Appellate court affirmed
the action of Judge J. Whitaker
Thompson, of the United States dis-
trict court, who held that the status
of Senate committees was a legislative
and not a judicial question.
The decision was rendered in the
case of the special committeee, of
which Senator Reed, of Missouri, is


g a cuumulLlAliVL tl l ____________
Hudson river gateways in New York I WASHINGTON, Nov. 9.-Yesterday's
and have established connection with smashing Democratic victory in New
Montreal by a roundabout route. York state was echoed by a revival of
Only a few miles of railroad are speculation and questioning in Wash-
under operation in Vermont, however, ington about the 1928 presidential as-
and it will be weeks before service pirations of Governor Smith.
can be restored on many lines where Opponents Reserve Judgment.
bridges are out. Federal aid is needed The governor's friends saw in the
in that state. I outcome of the election a new guar-
Gov. John E. Weeks, in setting at antee that he would be invincible in
rest the idea that Vermont considers next year's democratic natiolal t
such aid unnecessary, issued a state- vention. His opponents reserved judg-
ment in which he said: ment, but asked many questions about
"Federal troops have been of the the election returns. The Republi-
greatest assistance in relief work in cans followed suit.
the flooded areas of the northiern Until today the captial had taken
part of the state. This help is greatly .little notice of the Empire State cam-
appreciated. Rumors have gone out paign, which involved no national is-
that federal aid was unnecessary, sues, but was waged around proposed
which was entirely wrong." amendments to the state constitu-
The governor added that as soon as tion. When it turned out that the
a state survey had established the amendments favored- by Governor
exact status of the stricken towns, Smith were overwhelmingly adopted,
"we can determine just whether fur- and one opposed by him and favored
ther help will be needed from out- by the Republican state organization
side sources." was overwhelmingly defeated, the
politicians began to inquire just how
TOLSTO Y LEAGUE much weight the governor's personal
Sholdon the voters may have had in the
SPONSORS SPEECH result. Those who want to see him
in the White House had no hesitancy
Rev. Frank Hartley, pastor of the in arriving at an answer, those who
Methodist Episcopal church in Dix- ! do not are still asking.
borough and a veteran of the World In the day's discussion around
War, will speak on the relation of Washington, the New York results
war to Christianity, this afternoon at dwarfed all of the other off-yearelc,-
4:15 o'clock in room 231 Angell hall. tion returns put together. The Re-
His subject is "Nailed Hand or the publican victory in Kentucky, which of
Mail Fist." recentyears has swung back ant
The lecture is being sponsored by forth from one party to another, ap-
the Tolstolegue d is being s en y eared to arouse little interest because
the Tolstoy league and is being givenit ldnihrnaia suenr
at tis ime accrdig t Dr.FracisI it involved neither national issues nor
at this time, according to Dr. Francis conspicious presidential possibilities.
S. Onderdonk, of the architectural , Vaire Victory Expected.
college, in view of the proximity of The victory of the Vare organization
Armistice Day, Nov. 11. Reverend in Phlidelphia was generally expected,
Hartley served in the British army and although the Ohio upset of th'e
during the World War, although lie is anti-saloon league caused some sur-
still a very young man and is at the prise there was no comment from the
present time taking courses in the Iwet and dry congressional leaders now
literary college in the University. in Washington.
Senators opposing the seating of
SOPHOMORE PROM I William S. Vare as senator from Pen-
DATEANNO UNCE D' nsylvania said hi, victory yesterday
DA TE ANNOUNCED' in electing over aheliningly his can-
,didiate for mayor of Philadelphia
Friday, Dec. 9, has been definitely would do him no good in Washington.
designated as the date for the holding "It certainly will mean nothing to
of the annual Sophomore Prom, ac- the Senate," said Senat r Norris, Re-
cording to an announcement made publican, Nebraska. A like view was
through the committee in charge of expressed by Senator Borah, Repub-
the affair. lican, Idaho.
Although final arrangements have A good share of the credit for the
not as yet been decided upon, plans outcome in Ohio was claimed tonight
for the decorations, favors, and the I by the association opposed to the pro-
orchestras are well under way, sev- k hibition amendment. Its national
eral orchestras having received bids chairman, W. H. Stayton, said in a
for the occasion. statement that the association had
The ticket sale for the prom will I waged, "under a smokescreen," a re-
probably be 'started the first of next lentless campaign for defeat of the
week, and the sale for the first week j Anti-saloon league's proposal to leg-
will be restricted to members of the i alize a fee system in the handling of
sophomore class. After that, the sale minor cases by local court officials.
will be open to the entiro student "Stripped of unessential details,"
body.-i said Stayton, "the Ohio referendum
!held yesterday was a finish fight be-
FINISH W O R K ON I tween the association against the pro-
UNIV RSITY MOVIE hibition amendment and the Anti-sal-
oon league, in the league's home state
and stronghold. Rural populations
Work on the University moving pic- joined the cities in administering a

All work on the new architectural mester. The large lecture room on donors are taking time to considerl
building which can be done under the ground floor went into the hands their purchases in order to get the
b . d of the painters yesterday. The stone best for the available money it was
the present appropriations is rapidly staircase in the tower lobby has just b
nearing qompletion. Contractors have been completed, and artisans are at explained. Additional space for small-
torn down their construction shacks, present laying the tile pattern which er objects will be furnished by a !
debris is being cleared from the site, will be the floor of the lobby. The number of cases on the ground floor,
and a general finishing up process shelves for the architectural library which have been installed but still
is going on inside the building. Ac- on the second floor have been put remain to be glazed.
cording to Prof. Emil Lorch, dean of in place, and as soon as the cork Experiments are being carried on
the College of Architecture, it looks floor has been laid, work will be be- n the lighting of the drafting rooms

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