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Faculty, Town, And Gown Unite To Swell Damage

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VOL. XXXIX. No. 115. ANN ARBOR, MICHIGAN, THURSDAY, MARCH 7, 1929

EIGHT PAGES

STUDENT COU NCI Vo Your Bit &MICHIGANBAND

SiUDENimBUILT

!Loyalists Rout l
Mexican .Rebels
Gil Sees ,Specdy *End To Revolt;

CONNIBUTIONS SWELL VINDICATION
FlNH -RPONSORHnR lAll V O PAV

ACiS 1 RESTOREl
THADiTIONS HERE

FORMIDABLE COMMITTEE
CREATED TO COPE WITH
UNRULY FRESHMEN

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Before any mails had come
into the Daily office after
yesterday's appeal, more than
eighty dollars had been col-
lected for the fund to pay the.
damages to the Michigan
theater. This morning's mail
should contain much more.
The fight has only begun.
The tribute has been well sup-
ported, but upon the sustAin-
ed interest of the student body
in this affair depends its
success. To be successful, and
to be a complete illustration
of the sportmanship and the
essential fairness of the stu-
,dent body, the drive must "go
over the top" and must pro-
vide in full the finances for
restitution.

AND R.O.C. UN11
COMBINE FORCES

GLIE MAKES

MAIDEN FLIGHT

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TO REVIVE SCHOOL SONS 1
Asbeck Outlines Plans For The
Holding Of General Sings
In Hill Auditorium

IVERSITY WILL GRANT HOUR I STUDENTS PILOTS MAKE TESTj
CREDIT TO ALL WHO WITH SHIP ON BARTON
DRILL DAM ICE
HOUR DRILLPLANNED HAS 33 FVOT WINGSPREAD
nd Members Themselves Suggest Plans Of Glider Section Call For
Move Designed To Improve Four More To Be Built
Field Formation Before June

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To I UIIU 0UI U1IIUUIILU U1 UflIL 'I U I III
(S~y Associated iPress)
FOR DAMAGE TO MICHIGAN IHEATER
speedy end of the rebellion against
the administration of the pro-
visional president, Portes Gil, was MANY STUDENTS, FACULTY MEMBERS,
predicted in an official govern-
ment bulletin issued this evening.' AND TOWNSPEOPLE RESPOND
fIt was reported, too, that Gen- TO CALL FOR MONEY
oral Gonzalo Escobar was in full _______
flight after a defeat by govern- STUDENT COUNCIL VOTES ITS ASSISTANCE TO DRIVE
ment troops in Coahuila.
Spontaneous enthusiasm was the reaction on all parts of the
SUnited States cavalry at Fort Cliff campus yesterday, following the announcement by The Daily that
'has been ordered out tomorrow, it would sponsor a move to raise funds for the payment of damages
full-packed and with field equip-i done to the Michigan Theater. Late last night money was still
ment, it was learned tonight. No
reason was given for the order.NI coming from all parts of the campus, and this morning's mail and
Brigadier-General Wian, U. S. the Student Council canvass are expected to yield a great tribute
A., second in command, General to the spirit of the student body, the faculty and the townspeople
George VanHorn Mosley at Fortndia
Cliff, and a group of staff officers in raising a fund to vindicate the five students who are being charged
tonight scanned Juarez with field with the crime of the large crowd which participated in the de-
glasses from this side of the in- struction. The fund as the paper went to press this morng had a
ternational bridge, but cdeclin ed t uto.Tefn stepprwn opesti onn a
comment on their actions. d total of $80.00. There were checks and cash donations from
-----------------'"members of the student body;

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Concern over the gradual decline The Daily has pledged itself Michigan's Varsity band passed
of Michigan traditions prompted for the student body to see from the status of a student ac-
two moves at the regular meeting this movement through. It tivity to that of a course in mii-
of the Student council last night does not believe that it has tary training last night, and mem-
misjudged the responsiveness bers of the organization were
designed to foster the restoration of the student body where I given an opportunity to receive
of traditions to the prominence Right and Squareness are con- extra credit for band work.
they held in student life 20 years cerned. Have -you done your Under a proposal adopted by a
ago bit to help? If not-Today's unanimous vote of the band mem-
F was the day! E bers at a meeting of the organiza-
ato as anearm ofheswacouncilre-f The Editors tion's personnel in Morris hall,
a committee on freshman discip- - jUband members are now enrolled
line to consist of the managing [11[ 'T for drill wok with the University,
editor of The Daily as chairman, R. O. T. C. division. At the same
the captains of the football, base- time, the band organization re-
ball, basketball, track, wrestling, I mains intact, retaining its present
and swimming teamhs, the president ticonductor, business manager, and
of the Student council and the 'its traditional yellow and blue ui-
head cheerleader. forms.yb
Violators On Carpet OUII II IIOUUIOne Hour Credit
It will be the function of this Band members, according to the
committee to hale before it vio- Bittinger To Discuss "New Phases new arrangement, will receive one
lators of the freshman regulations In Interior Decorative I hour drill work each week under
about whom complaints are receiv- Design" the direction of an officer detailed
ed, and impress upon them the- by the R. O. T. C. unit. In addi-
necessity of maintaining tradi-PUBLI T BE EXCLUDED tion those members desiring credit
tions. The committee will be or- will be enrolled in one hour addi-
ganized immediately and begin tional of military science with no
functioning this spring. This move President Clarence Cook Little outside work, the hour of band
was prompted by the inability evi- will'head a list of three.speakers drill being substiuted for an equal
denced this fall of the sophomore on the twentieth Michigan Night period of infantry drill. One hour
class vigilance committee to cope radio program of the current series of credit will be given each semes-
with freshman who refused to wear ter.
pots and preserve a humility con- which will be broadcast between 7 Advanced students in R. O. T. C.
sistent with their station on the and 8 o'clock tonight. The pro- will still be allowed to substitute
campus. gram, which is a regular Thursday the band drill for military drill
The second move by the council night feature, will be put on the and continuing with the work in
to preserve old traditions was the military science will receive addi-
appointment of Durwin Algyer air through WJR, the "Good Will tional hours of credit. Under this
'29, to organize a revival of Mich- Station of the Richards Oakland system freshmen are now eligible
igan songs through the holding of company, from the new Morris for membership in the band by en-
general sings in Hill auditorium, hall studio. trolling in the R. O. T. C. unit.
and when the weather moderates, President Little will deal with a Credit will be awarded partly
out of doors. discussion of heredity, relating to upon a basis of attendance thus
To Project Songs On Screen whetheran individual's acquired making it possible for the drill
The general outline of the pro- haracteristics are passe on t the master to require attendance at
,ect ugg dyCouncil Presi- x hn sneaion. onigh wie o e the drill periods which will be def-
lent Frederick M. Asbeck, '29, in- chigasecnapea cern the initely established, and for the!
eluded the projection of songs on Michigan Night programs this i conductor to require attendance at.
a screen and accompaniment by an season. band rehearsals.
a cren acopaimnt IBenjamin F. Bailey, professor of.
organist. The Varsity band and electrical n rinwl diss Will Improve Organization
the Glee club may also be intro-eniesc It is the belief of band oficials
duced to the meetings, and for the one of the many fields of researcrhkaitnithsemliff akoficias
firt -o tei wa sugeted fo tat orkinelectrical engineering in that this sytem will make for an
first meeting it was suggested that whck i engaged. gimp roved organization, both as a
speakers be secured. Among those which he is engaged.mrhnadasanuiaunt
spe~~~~~~akersbescrdAmnthe The final talk will be given by marching and as a musical unit.
mentioned as possible speake Ross T. Bittinger, instructor in 'The band in its new capacity will
were Earl V. Moore, who has been architecture. Mr. Bittinger teaches continue to appear at all Univer-
instrumental in the composition of classes in design in the College of sity functions where its presence
several Michigan songs, Fred Law- cassmdsg nteC g ed dwl lt
ton, composer of The Yellow and Architecture and is the creator of may be required and will also assist
Blue, and- Director Fielding d. the decorative panels in the new in such R. 0. T. C. activities as may
Yost, who has announced his hear- broadcasting studio of the Uni- be desirable.
ty approval of the project. The versity. The topic of his talk is Last night's actili by the band
first meeting of this character will "New Phases in Interior Decora- marks the culmination of a move-
be held late in the present month. tive Design. ient egun early y a
A desire to secure to the council As the musical portion of the group of Detroit and Ann Arbor
=a more authoritative position on program tonight, the University alumni who were impressed by the
the campus and the ability bettrI Glee Club, under the direction of showing of the Indiana R. O. T. C.
to represent student opinion, it Theodore Harrison, instructor in band at the game here.
was moved, supported, and passed voice in the University School of These men held two meetings in
'that iin amendment to the Student Music, will present a number of Ann Arbor, onetlast fall andcan-
council's constitution be drafted college songs. g other during the more recent-
removing the veto power exercised Due to the size of the glee club, months and only recently sponsor-
by the Senate Committee on Stu- it will be neccessary to use the ed a trip by Major Reinold Mel-
dent Affairs over its actions. The large studio for the broadcasting of berg of the local R. O. T. C. to
amendment will be presented and the musical selections, it was an- Bloomington, Ind., where he made
passed at the regular meeting of nounced and program manager of a close study of the problems and
the council next Wednesday, and the local station. methods. of the Indiana band.
forwarded to the Senate Commit-
tee for ratification. Wilfred Avers Stage Lighting Effects
Would Increase Prestige Should Be Task Controlled By Artist
In discussing the proposed amend-
ent Snae Commiteeaoutr three "Lighting effects on the stage be varied in complete harmony
women members more or less out will eventually come to be con- with the action."
of touch with problems affecting trolled much as musical accom-1 When Wilfred stages a play, his
maesuetbut -whose votes paieti o cnrle-ya first consideration in the procedure
male students, paniment is now controlled-by an is the grouping of the players ac-
are sufficient to block Student artist," declared Thomas Wilfred, cording to their importance in the
lieved that increasing the auto- noted inventor of the Clavilux, or various phases of the movement.
nomyof the cuncilwoung ive to- color -organ. Wilfred arrived in This must be done before any con-
hmy of the council would give it Ann Arbor last night to begin sideration can be given to the
effective vehicle for conveying stu- plans and rehearsals for the pro- lighting or color.
dfeti op i tor theyingista- duction of Ibsen's "The Vikings," Not until that process is definite-
ton. p ndm r which will play next Thursday and ily complete and finally formulated
tion' 5
Councilman Richard E. Spindle, Friday nights, March 14 and 15, in does he turn to the matter of ligh-
'29E., who had charge of the foot- Hill auditorium. ing arrangement. "The lighting,"
ball cheering section last fall, was Light must be handled in its according to the artist, "must be
appointed to work out with Harry various applications just as the fitted into the importance of the
Tllotson, business manager of the painter employs color, according to different phases of the production.
Athletic association, a smoother Wilfred. "Obviously," he asserted, I Th "Light areas require a building
functioning system of seat distri- " a mere electrician at a switch- up from two view-points, a synth-
,..+-s~+. 4- +k,+ A1A. s inthe s board cannot In any measure give esis of the side-line view (that is.

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Completed several days ahead of
schedule, the new student-built
training glider of the Glider see-
tion was given its maiden flights
I yesterday afternoon on the Barton
dam ice. The three student pilots
who flew the ship were warm in
their praise of its maneuvers abil-
ity, airworthiness, and stability in
flight.
The ship was dismantled and
taken from the aero shop early
yesterday afternoon and reas-
sembled on the ice. Planks were
then laid across the open waterj
where the ice had melted near the
shore, and the towing car was,
driven out where the ice was still!
16 inches thick.
Stoughton Takes Controls E
Milton Stoughton, '29E., who su-
pervised the designing and con-
struction of the ship, was the first
to take the controls. He guided
the ship over the ice behind the
car, testing the controls, but did
hot lift it off the ice.
Wallace Franklin took the con-{
trols next and lifted the ship about I
30 feet for a 500 yard flight over
the ice. Paul V. Skeels, '32E., thenf
duplicated Franklin's flight, mak-
ing a graceful landing. I
These pilots were trained on the l
PT1 schooling - glider, purchased l
in January from Gliders, Inc.,
which was wrecked beyond repair
last week when it broke loose from
its moorings in a windstorm.
(. Lighter Than First Ship
The new ship has a wingspread'
of 30 feet and a chord of five feet,
giving it approximately the same
dimensions as the Gliders, Inc.,
ship, but its weight is only 140
pounds as compared with more
than 200 for the other. It is also
claimed by the builders to repre-
sent a higher grade for workman-
ship and design.
The Glider section plans to build
four of these ships before June,
said Robert B. Evans, '30, chair-
man, last night. They can be
built here by students at a cost of
about $125, as against $485, the new'
price of Gliders, Inc., schooling!
gliders. It is estimated that cer-i
tan changes in design that ex- !
perience has proved desirable will
make it possible to construct other#
ships in about two-thirds the time
required for the last job.'
Steps are also being taken to se-'
cure academic credit toward gra-
duation for students who take an
active part in the Glider section's
program of construction and flying.
'Ensian Subscription
To Close Tomorrow
'Editorial Work Proceeding Rapidly;
Book To Be Distributerd

FRESHMEN PLAN

CLUB

WILL. GIVE

DANCE MARCH 22~ COSMIC PROGRAM
Arrangements For Annual Frosh Representative From 42 Nations
Frolic Being Completed Will Unite Efforts In Varied
By Committee ! Program
M'CALLUM IS CHAIRMAN TO HAVE CENTRAL THEME
'Setting the date of the Frosh' Climaxing intensive preparations
Frolic for Friday, March 22, and lasting fo: several months, Cosmo-
naming the various sub-commit-politan Club will present their
tees, the committee in the charge [sixth annual International Night
of this annual event met last Tues- f program, "Humanity" tonight at 8
day night at the Union in their o'clock in Hill auditorium.
first assembly as a committee of Representatives of more than 42
the whole. nations will participate in the
The date of the frolic is two many scenes which have been de-
weeks from tomorrow, but the com- vised. The entire production will
mittee felt itself able to arrange be in many ways a distinct depart-
for all the details within this time, ure from its five predecessors in
said Kenneth McCallum, '32, gen- point of embodying a central
eral chairman of the party. The theme instead of having simply a
29th comes on Good Friday, he loosely woven string of numbers.
pointed out, and the committee de- l Th entirevdirection has been left
cided to hold the party before to Mrs. W. C. Rufus, who has been
Spring vacation. Strong opposi- { in full charge of the preparations.
tion was raised to this, but was !The general chairman for Interna-
voted down twice. tional Night is Maximo G. Bueno,
Securing of an orchestra wasGrad
placed in charge 'of Harry Benja- ,Gia.e,,u.ti
min, '32, who said that already The up ad tend of hum anity
offers had been received from sev-
eral well-known musical organizfrom the prehistoric age toward
ations. Alfred Palmer, '32, wasthe cosmopolitan ideal of world
named assistant chairman, and unity and peace. The 1929. theme
was also placed in charge of tick- [constitutes a further dcvelopment
ets. John Bierce was named sec- on the theme of last year, "Above
roay. I all naions is humanity," f
rotary. --
Jay Sikkenga, -'32, was named l One of the outstanding numbers
favors chairman, and his assistant of the program, is said to be the
is Mary Hickey, '32, Ralph Hardy, l dance by Winifred Smeaton, Grad,
'32, is to be decorations chairman, Virginia Hutzel, '23, and Frances
with Dorothy Ellsworth, '32, and Thornton, '23, done to the tune of
Norma Brown, '32, as assistants. "Serenade" by Drigo. Greek cos-
Refreshments chairman is Walter tumes in pastel shades will be worn
Leen, '32, ahd Samuel Beer, '32, is by the dancers. They have been
publicity chairman., rehearsed for six weeks under the
Tickets will again be five dollars, special direction of Mrs. Jeannette
McCallum said, and the sale will Johnson.
commence before next Monday. The The music for the accompani-
dance will be formal, it was an- ment will be furnished by an or-
nounced. chestra under the direction of
William Watkins, Spec. Visual ap-
THE WEATHER peal will be of outstanding impor-
- --- tance this year, since many of the

there were checks from President
Little, from John R. Effinger, Dean
of the Literary college, from Joseph
A. Bursley, dean of students, from
Herbert C. Sadler, dean of the
College of Engineering and Archi-
tecture, and from many other
members of the faculty who were
enthusiastic in their approval of
the move to free the student body
from the impression of rowdyism;
and townspeople rallied to the sup-
port of the student body by con-
tributing more than half of the
total amount of the fund to date.
Sentiment Backs Movement
Campus sentiment, both organ-
ized and random, was heartily in
favor of this move from within
the student body to uphold its own
PRESIDENT LITTLE
CONTRIBUTES
I am glad that the students
gave me the chance to be one
of the group to pay for damages
done to the Michigan theater.
The reason for my feeling is
that I hope that by meeting the
debt in the way suggested by
The Daily the chance of any re-
currence of the type of inci-
dent may be diminished.
When the students as a whole
balance the trouble and the un-
fairness of it all against the
supposed benefits and tempor-
ary excitment they will oppose
and prevent such "rushes."
When they further realize
that as a result of thoughtless-
ness of the group some boys who
had planned on graduation
from Michigan may be forever
prevented from doing so, they
will, I know, be definitely sorry
for what has happened.
C. C. Little
honor, and to meet squarely the
obligation placed upon it 'by a vic-
tory-frenzied mob. It is expected
that many will take a few days to
respond to the call.
Student Council Cooperates
A new impetus wasj given the
drive last night with the decision
of the Student Council to back the
di-ive instituted by The Daily. The
members of the Council raised a
fund from their members and then
passed a motion to solicit all of the
organized houses on the campus
in an effort to stimulate interest
in the purpose of the drive. Solici-
tation will start at once, and the
council will exert every effort to
cooperate with The Daily until the
entire amount has been raised, ac-
cording to Fred Asbeck, '29, presi-
dent of the Council. The Council
also suggested that names be pub-
lished when contributions were re-
ceived, so that the campus might
be assured of the intregrity of the
fund.
The Drive Goes On
The editors of The Daily an-
nounced late last night that the
drive would continue until the full
amount has been received. Checks
are being received at the Press
ino.MnunnAh Armei ,.a f.- A

Early In May

Lower Michigan: Cloudy Thursday numbers have their value in the
Today and tomorrow are the last with possibly snow flurries in the pictorial effect presented.
two days in which subscriptions! morning; much colder; moderate Tickets for tonight's perfor-
cold wave northeast portion, gen- mance can be obtained at any of
a929Michaesind arcoding tho erally fair Friday with rising tem- the campus book-stores or at the
a9 annuiganenian'accordinr da perature. door of Hill auditorium..
Ian announcement made yesterday____~.___-
by J. Franklin'- Miller, business O -U
manager of the publication. Gargoyle Features A TOWNSMAN JOINS IN
Following the close of business Local Occurrences Your front page idea is all
of Friday, the sales-sheets f theL right. It doesn't go to knock
"'Ensian business staff will be I"apsTl, youth. Buit disagreeing doesn't
checked, Miller said, and the num- I "Campus Talk, ew Gargoyle Ipay the $800. We all do things
ber of copies sold will be determin- feature, will be the high light of ( in hasty moments that we find
ed. On the basis of these figures the March issue of the campus out later were not wise. Here's
the order for the 1929 yearbook humor publication which will be my five dollars to help these
will be placed. No extra copies of placed on sale on the campus to- boys out.
I he annual will be ordered except day. It. J. Trojanowski.
those .for which subscriptions ar The new feature, according to
sold by the end of this week. the editors, has been arranged for
the magazine in order to afford a Participant In Riot
The 'Ensign price is $5.50. Sub- place for humorous and .nsenteT i
scriptions may be secured between humorous remarks of the Anu Grante Jury T al
1:30 and 5 o'clock any afternoon Arbor fire department, the "B. M. -
at the business offices of the pub- O. C." and additional local occur- George L. Morse, '29D., arrested'
lication in the Press building. ences ithat present opportunitiei with six other students when the
Editorial work upon the 'Ensian 1 for an expression of humor. Michigan theater was stormed|l
has been in the process of prep-1 Short material in this issue is and pelted'with bottles and stones,i
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