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Thelma Lewis And Hanns Pick
Furnish Musical Portion Of
Regular Radio Program
"One of the most striking like-
nesses of both major parties in this
year's presidential campaign ap-
pears in their friendly and con-
structive attitude in the matter of
the relationship between govern-
ment and business," stated Prof. I.
L. Sharfman, of the economics de-
partment, in his talk on the sec-
ond Michigan Night radio program
of the current year broadcast be-
tween 7 and 8 o'clock last night
through the courtesy of station
WJR-WCX, the Richards Oakland
Co.'s "Good Will Station" of De-
Professor Sharfman stressed the
unusual feature of the campaign
in the objective of both parties to
encourage commercial, industrial,
and agricultural enterprise rather
than to thwart it, as has been the
case in previous years. "If the
maintenance of achievement of
general prosperity is the goal of
the American people, there ap-
pears to be promise of no govern-
mental obstacles through the suc-
cess of either of the political con-.
testants," he said.
Furstenberg Gives Health Talk
Continuing a series of medical
talks given on Michigan Night pro-
grams during the past three years,
of University broadcasting, Dr. Al-
bert C. Furstenberg, professor of
tolaryngology in the medical
school and specialist in ear, nose,'
and throat diseases in the Uni-
versity hospital, spoke on "The
Common Head Cold."
"The cause, prevention, and cure
of the common head cold is one of'
the difficult problems of medical
practice," he said. "Scientific med-
icine has never discovered the true
cause of a "cold in the head' nor
has the doctor ever acquired a spe-
cific means of preventing or cur-'
ing this exceedingly common dis-
ease. With such wide spread pre-
valence and tremendous economic
loss, colds and their prevention,
should be better understood."
Dr. Frustenberg gave a lengthy
discussion of the causes of the head
colds and pointed out several pre-
ventive measures which should be
regarded by everyone, namely: the
avoidance of prolonged coldf
plunges and? undue exposure to in-
clement weather, the value of fresh
outdoor air, the avoidance of over-
heated rooms or atmosphere im-
pregnated with noxious gases, and
finally the proper disposal of nose
and throat discretions.
"Don't Watch the Ball"
Elton E. "Tad" Wieman, head
coach and assistant director of;
athletics, choose, as the title of his
talk, "What Ito Watch in a Foot-
ball Giame. Coach Wieman ad,
vised his audiences not to merely
watch the ball on every play but
to recognize and notice the play of
the team as a whole-to see how
the team works together to accom-
plish its purpose.;
"Education and Politics" was the

subject of the talk given by Junius
E. Beal, Regent of the University-
since 1908 and a member of the
executive committee of that board.-
Miss Thelma Lewis and Hanns
Pick, of the School of Music, pro-
vided the musical numbers on the
program. Miss Lewis sang four
solos while Mr. Pick was also heard
in four numbers, playing the 'cello.
Southerners Hail
Smith At Richm nd
(By Associated Press)
(Governor Smith's Train en
route to Tennessee), Oct. 11-
Hailed by large and enthusiastic
crowds in nearly a dozen cities and
towns along the route of his special,
train, Governor Alfred E. Smith to-
day invaded Virginia and North
Carolina and brought to those

Debate Challenge
Hurled At Mol By
Democratic Leader
Norville, "Alky Al's" Local Champ,
Defies Hoover Ringleader
The "Smith for President" club
is up on its ear. At a late hour
last night Leo. T. Norville, chair-
man of the organization, rushed
into the Daily office and declared
with much enthusiasm, and in no
uncertain terms, that he wished to
issue a challenge to Martin Mol, of
the University Republican club.
"We have some hot debaters in
our club," Norville said, "and we
hereby challenge the Republican
club to dust off its arguments and
debate the following question: Re-
solved:' That the Democratic party
should be returned to power at
Washington in 1929. Any place and
date will be agreeable with us, and!
we both desire and expect an im-
mediate acceptance or rejection."
Whether or not Mol will accept
this potential jolt on behalf of the
Republican club has not been as-
certained, but if the debate takes
place it is probable that both sides
of the question will be thoroughly
Alleged Fraud Marks Race In School
Of Business Administration
For Vice-President
Seniors in the Schools of Medi-.
cine, Pharmacy and Business Ad-
ministration chose their class offi-
cers yesterday in balloting which
was featured by the second exam-
ple of alleged fraud in two days,
the vote between Henry W. Balgoo-
gen and Louis R. Eisentrager for
vice-president of the Business Ad-
ministration being declared no
The medical seniors elected Geo.
Sehring, president; Franklin R.
Husted, vice- president; David E.
Lewis, secretary, and Nelson M.
Smith, treasurer.
The pharmacy students elected
Donald S. Breisch, president; Fred
H. Weinmann, vice-president; Mary
Bowen, secretary, and Harry Ben-
son, treasurer.
The business administration sen-
iors elected Starr Northrop as pres-
ident over Russell A. Buri, Geald
I Paul J. Kern, president of '
I the Student Council, stated at I
a late hour last night that an-
other election for the disputed I
( place would be held at 3J
I o'clock today.J
F. Dewhirst as secretary over James
U. Piper, and Albert R. Damm won
the treasurership from Randolph
'Monroe. The vice-presidential con-
test was declared invalid.
Bigotry and intolerance in the
presidential campaign were de-
nounced by Dr. Nicholas Murray
t Butler, president of Columbia uni-
versity in a letter to Michael, edi-
tor of The Commonwealth, organ

of the Calvert associates, who took
the initiative in forming a non-
partisan, non-sectarion organiza-
tion to combat religious intoler-
Dr. Butler declared that checking
of bigotry is the duty of American
voters, and asserts that this duty
is more important than the pro-
tection of material prosperity.
Prosperity has formed one of the
main planks of the opposing Re-
publican program.
Dr. Butler referred at length to
incidents of history which he be-
lieves the present generation have
forgotten. "Men and women who
continue to call themselves Chris-
tian, at their head great companies'
of those who for some inscrutable
reason feel they have been divinely
appointed to preach the gospel of
Christ, are betraying that Lord and
Master as truly as did Peter." He





Will Have Office in Union Nextj
Week For Reservations Of
Seats And Berths

Plan Board Of 17 Directors
Will Appoint Officers
Tn Mi P ii


o nan r osi ons
Schedules for the two special
trains to be run from Ann Arbor Consideration of a proposed
to Columbus for the Ohio State- amendment to the Union constitu-
Michigan grid contest, for which tion which would provide a more
ticke has beenallotmin of 15,000 workable means of altering that in-
were announced late yesterday by strument and a decision to submit
the Ann Arbor railroad. its recommendations to the board
A day train and a night train of directors of the Union at a spec-
will be run, according to the rail- ial meeting to be held at noon
road officials. The night train will Monday, marked the work at its
leave Ann Arbor at 10:30 o'clock, meeting yesterday of the commit-
Friday evening, Oct. 19. It will ar- eeoigea ted ythe omrd
rive in Columbus at 3:30 o'clock the tee of five appointed by the boardo
following morning, and the occu-F to consider the amendment pro-'
pants may remain in the coaches posal and the adoption of the merit
until 8 o'clock. It will leave the system of selecting Union officials.
Ohio city at 10:30 o'clock Saturday The question of the merit system
evening, arriving back in Ann Ar- was deferred by the committee for
bor at 3:45 o'clock, Sunday morn- I consideration at a later date, it
ing, and the passengers will not being the belief of the members
have to leave the coaches until 8 that it was more important that
o'clock. some workable means be devised
The day train will leave here at for the amendment of the Union
7:3 o'clock the morning of the constitution.
game, and will arrive in Columbus The members of the committee
at 12:30 o'clock. It will leave there sitting in consideration of the two
at 7 o'clock that evening and will projects are Prof. Evans Holbrook,
be due in Ann Arbor at 11:55 Sat- of the law school, chairman; Prof.
urday night. i Joseph R. Hayden of the political
The trains will stop in Columbuscience department, Prof. H. C. Ad-
about two blocks from the stadiumsinedprmnt'rf .C d
for unloading, but will leave thei ams of the mechanical engineer-
city at the time stated, from the ing department, William E. Nissen,
Union Station depot. For the day '29, president of the Union, and
train, the round trip price is $3. Kenneth Schaefer, '29, recording
Berths on the night train will be: secretary.
lower, $7.50 and upper $6.00.rThis' Difficulty In Quorums
is in addition to the train fare. A need for somehange in the
Reservations for both trains mustAet dofrsomechange
be made before the train time, of- method of amendin the Union
ficials of the railroad state, A spe- constitution has been apparent for
cial office will be opened in the some time, owing to the difficultiesf
Union, Tuesday or Wednesday, experienced by Union officials inI
definite announcement to be made securing the requisite quorum nec-
definiteyay.oncmessary to the passage of an amend-_
soon, they say.i ment.
15,000 Tickets Sold Here Under the present system,
Michigan's allotment of tickets necessary that a quorum of 600
for the Ohio State game has been Union members be present at an
practically sold out, according to Unass m ber he pr rpose 1
a statement issued by the Ath- assembly called for the purpose
letic association yesterday after- and of this group at least 400 or
noon. Applications are still being:two-thirds
n promised ding must vote in favor of the{
taken, but delivery is not proposition in order to secure its;
nor is it probable, adoption.
It is expected that the trains will Owing to a lack of student inter-
carry most of the students going Iesting the Union's internal organi-
to the Ohio capital, the day of the 1ation 's ena diffi-
grid game, 'as the permits issuedu zation it has always been a diffi-
by the dean's office for special cases at task necry a m umr
do not include, in most cases, driv- um. In the past a system of proxy
ing to football games. voting was often employed which
THE WEATHER enabled the supporters of a change
in organization to secure the nec-
(By Associated Press> essary voting strength.
Lower Michigan: Increasing Results Unchallenged
cloudiness; showers or thunder- As there was no obpection to this
storms Friday or Saturday nights, method of voting, the results were
followed by much cooler. Mostly ' allowed to go unchallenged. Last
cloudy Saturday, probably local spring, however, when an amend-
rain; possibly snow in north por- ment proposing to institute the
tion, and much cooler, merit system of selecting the presi-
dent and recording secretary of thee
RAY BUTLERsysteUon was considered, the proxy
1OLITICAL BIGOTRY sut was replaced by apparent
plurality voting. This voting was
inquisition and the Puritan per- challenged by opponents of the
secutors, egedy ppnnso he
secutrsf system and as a consequence the!
"It is the duty of every one of election was thrown out although
us, without any regard whatever I the final vote was reported to have
to party affiliation, to stamp upon heavily favored the amendment.
this invading snake with iron heel. ! Under the merit system amend-
This is far more important than to ment, as it was presented to the
protect material prosperity, which Union membership last spring, and
happens not to be at stake, or to as it will probably be accepted by
provide econoimc relief for partic- the present committee, the boar
ular groups and sections, or even of directors of 17 members is ex-
than to drive out of the Constitu- pected to function largely as the
tion of the United States that present Board of Control of Publi-
enemy of civil liberty, public mor- cations after which it is modeled.
ality, and social order which was -
forced into it eight years ago." I
Thus does he place the religious Local Night Club
question above all issues of the W
present campaign. Will Open Tonght
MINNESOTA MAY HAVE BAN With the opening tonight of what
is advertised as Michigan's only
AP7ine night lub the old town

Faculty Members
To Address S. C. A.
Once Every Week
Pertinent Matters To Be Discussed
At Wide-Open Conferences
At a meeting of the cabinet of
the Student Christian association
held last night in Lane hall, it was
decided to hold a series of weekly
student conferences, at which
prominent faculty 'members will
speak. The first of these meetings
will be held on Nov. 1, and will
continue on every Thursday after-
noon thereafter. The purpose of
the meetings is to discuss life prob-
lems and the student's concept of
human values. The conferences
will be. open to both men and wom-
en students, and will be in charge
of Charles Moore, '29.
The cabinet also made plans for
Sa week-end conference of student
church organizations, to be held
next week at Patterson lake, the
site of the University Fresh Air
camp. Chester Bennett, '29, is
chairman of the committee in
Elroy Guckert of the sociology
department, addressed the cabinet
at its dinner. He made a plea for
more service on the campus, say-
ing, "The work of the Student
Christian association is a challenge
to the student body of the Uni-
Extensive Study Of Frigid Regions
Will Detain Exporers
For Two Years
(By Associated Press)
SAN PEDRO, Oct. 11-Away at
last on his long-planned expedi-
tion to the Antarctic, Commander
Richard E. Byrd today set sail for
New Zealand in the Norwegian
whaler, C. A. Larsen. With him
was the remainder of his hand-
picked followers going to the com-
mon rendezvous for the three other
ships that this year are to push
down into the Antarctic circle.
Westward with the setting sun
the giant whaler, last of the ships
to leave American waters, slipped
through Harbor Channel amidst a
bedlam of whistling harbor drafts
and crowds that lined the piers.
Even the shrill whistle of street
cars was raised in sending God-
speeds to the explorers.
Ross Sea was the objective of
the commander who later hopes to
fly over the South Pole in the same
way that he and the late Floyd
Bennett reached the North Pole.
More important, however, in the
announced plans of the Byrd ex-..
pedition was a long intensive study
of the Antarctic which may keep
the party exiled in the icy wastes
for two years or more. Byrd
stated that his flight over the pole
would, contrary to public opinion,
f not be in the nature of a race for
1 the pole and that he intended to
render all possible aid to Sir Hu-
bert Wilkins, the Australian, who
is also planning a flight over the

Plan New Soundproof Control, Announcer's
Ensemble Rooms, And Also Spacious
Auditorium For Public
The University has appropriated a sum sufficient to remode
Morris Hall to contain a modern broadcasting studio, small studio
for ensemble groups studying in the University School of Music
and a large acoustically perfect practice hall for the University
Band, it was announced yesterday.
University radio programs being broadcast this year by Sta
tion WJR, the Good Will Station of the Richards Oakland Com-
pany, and WCX, The Detroit Free Press, have for the past thre
years been transmitted from the top floor of Old University Hall
The room that has been used was formerly the Adelphi Room usec
by one of the University debating societies, and within it a canva
-tent was used for broadcasting
n Morris Hall there will be
soundproof c o n t r o l room, a
acoustic announcer's room in whic
ASS the various members of the fac
ulty will give their talks eac
Thursday evening and which
also be the office of Prof. Wald(
Ratification Of Peace Pact Con- Abbot, director of radio, a sma
ference Is Subject ensemble room fitted with soun
For Debate absorbing material, and finally
large auditorium acoustically treat
TO HOLD REGULAR DRILLS ed which will serve as the broad
casting studio for such large or
Thirty-six candidates for posi- ganizations as the University Ban
of 100 pieces, the University Men
tions on the men's and women s Glee club of 50 voices, and - th
debating teams, many of them Symphony Orchestra of 75 pieces
former intercollegiate debaters, Auditorium Planned
have enrolled in speech 81, the When soloists or small musica
groups are featured upon the Mich
class from which the varsity ag- igan Night program they will us
gregations will be selected, Prof. the small studio and the large at
James M. O'Neill stated yesterday. ditorium will be opened to- tt
Four were admitted to the section public who may watch the artist
Tuesday when last try-outs were through broad windows and hea
their words and music from a re
held. ceiving set. The studios and audi
The class is now working on the torium will be decorated under tJ
question, "Resolver: That the Uni- direction of the class in design o
ted States senate should ratify the the architectural college of th
Paris peace pact without reserva- university.
pons," which is the proposition for The remodeling will be done ur
thder the direction of Ward A
debate in the Western conference Davenport, of the buildings any
this December. Two sections of grounds department, who has mac
the class, under Carl G. Brandt a thorough investigation of th
and Ralph J. Harlan, will meet ev- Detroit studios.
ery Thursday for an intensive two The University band, which ha
hour discussion and drill. Profes- been augmented this year to 1(
sor O'Neill will lecture to the com- pieces, will use the auditorium f(
bined sections each Tuesday. practice purposes and as a recep
All of the candidates are work- tion quarters for bandmen fror
ing on the peace pact question now visiting universities. There will b
because the men's debates are held storerooms for instruments and
earlier than the women's contests. library for musical scores. Nicho
Later they will study the question, las Falcone, director of the ban
"Resolved, that in state universi- will have his 'office adjacent to th
tips social sororities and fraterni- hall.

ties should be abolished," which is
the proposition the women will de-
"The debates this year will be
inter-university contests," Profes-
sor' O'Neill said. "For that reason
we have been interested in gather-
ing the best public speaking talent
on the campus, positions on the
team being open to freshmen and
senior law alike. This new ruling
has called forth more professional
school men than before."


Complete renovation and house-
cleaning of all departments has
been the keynote of play production
activities during the last two and
one-half weeks. The visitor there
today finds an' entirely different
picture than has ever been pre-
sented during recent years in the
auditorium in University hall.
Under the leadership of Valen-
tine Windt, director of all play pro-a
duction activities, a complete
cleaning has been afforded the en-
tire auditorium, stage, and ante-
The conference to be held I
yesterday afternoon betwen
j Joseph A. Bursley, Dean ofC
Students, and representatives
of the Student council was I
( postponed until 8 o'clock this I
morning in order for factions
( to gather proof of corruption I
InI the Senior literary class Fl
elections of Wednesday after-
I 'nn Th'bo idra~in ol'f

rooms. The properties which are
used in the productions have been
scrubbed thoroughly and in many
cases given new finishes. New rugs
have been installed in the aisles as
well as several other places in the,
theatre. Costumes have been com-
pletely gone over and cleaned.
Further in the new order of
things at play production, is in-
cluded the work of an ornamental
stipling process for the walls of the
theatre. The work of stipling has
been almost completed and will
probably be finished very soon, ac-
cording to Windt.
Construction of a new paint shop,
an electrical work-room, an addi-
tional dressing room, and several
other special departmental features
has occcupied much of the atten-
tion in the theater. The work has
progressed very rapidly and all the
auxiliaries are ready for use.
So complete has been this pro-
cess of renovation and house-
cleaning, according to Windt, that
permission ;was decently granted
by the building and grounds de-

Appropriation Is Recognition
The appropriation for the new
studio is a recognition of the in-
terest shown in the 'educational
programs being broadcast by Sta-
tion WJR-WCX from the Univer-
sity. During the past three years
over 7,000 people have requested
copies of the University Bulletin
containing all the addresses given
during the year by members of the
faculty. Interest in these programs
does not center upon any single
field of research. Medicine, sur-
gery, dentistry, economics, history,
English, engineering, art, architec-
ture, political science, pharmacy,
physics, business, education, chem-
istry, athletics, aviation, all have
found interested listeners in the
radio audience. The talks are
printed and distributed free to all
who request copies from the Uni-
versity at Ann Arbor.
It is anticipated that the new
studio will be used first for the
radio program of Thursday, No-
vember 1st, at seven o'clock. Upon
this program will b'e heard Edward
H. Kraus, Professor of Crystallog-
raphy and Mineralogy and Director
of the Mineralogical Laboratory,
Dean of the College of Pharmacy,
and Dean of the Summer Session.
Iat seven o'clock eastern standard
time by Station WJR-WCX.
Student Talent Desired
One or two "all student" radic
programs are being planned by
Professor Abbot for this year's se-
ries of broadcasting. For these
programs he is particularly desir-
ous of obtaining college talent in
any musical feature line, soloists
instrumentalists, and small groups
from the student body will be given
trv-..nh11t in fthe n~ristuio. r~Those


(Special to The Daily)
nesota may soon have an auto
I ban similar to that of many
I Big Ten schools seems more!
I and more apparent as the
( list of automobile casualities

genlu1C 11gS kl1, 41 lVWL
is sprouting metropolitan wings,
and local night lifers will be given
an opportunity to work off their
owlish proclivities.
4 Advertising dance orchestras,
entertainers, steaks, chops, bever-


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