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VOL. XXXIX, No. 47




"The proposed spying plan would "Often an instructor cannot ex-
penalize research work, and that plain his work clearly and to the


u R nIIDL ii6 1 IMEI I ]UBy Friar
IINot all university professors are
l RADborn with their hand on a lecturer's
stand, a perusal of the 1928-29
"Who's Who In America" reveals.
Some professors went a number of
TRAINER OF MICHIGAN TEAMS places and did a numebr of things
IS MAIN SPEAKER before settling down to teaching
ON PROGRAM school, and many others have
grown tired of their profession and
taken a vacation for a year or two,
UNION ORCHESTRA PLAYS according to statistics.
Prof. Jesse S. Reeves, of the po-
Regular Rest And Wholesome Food litical science department, was a'
Are The Fundamental Rules small town lawyer at Richmond,
Of Training, Hoyt Says Ind., for the decade from 1897 to
1907 before he finally became assoc-
"Since football has developed into iated with the University faculty.
the open game, the training of the A short time after graduating from
football squad has become an im- college, Professor Reeves taught
n the building of a American history at the Woman's
portant phase in thcollege of Baltimore, Md., but ap-
successful team," Charles B. Hoyt, parently Maryland co-ed didn't
trainer of the athletic teams of the have enough it, for he stayed there'
University, stated in his talk on the only a short time.
seventh Michigan Night radio pro-
gram of the current series broad--N
cast between 7 and 8 o'clock last
night from the new Morris hall
studio through WJR-WCX, Detroit.
Equipment Described CLASS
Hoyt pointed out the new Akinds
of equipment which have come into
prominence with the last year or Committee For Freshman Law
two, since speed has become such And Senior Architecture
an important element in football. Classes Are Picked
"The University of Michigan foot--w
ball players wear equipment that POSITIONS ARE NUMEROUS
weighs 11 pounds," he said. "This
is about four to six pounds lighter Class committee appointments in
than that worn three or four years the senior Architecture and fresh-
ago." man Law classes were announced
In stressing the two fundamental yesterday by the class presidents.
rules of training, those of regular The senior committees, as announ-
rest and of wholesome food, Hoyt ced by Roy Peterson, are as fol-
spoke of the rigid rules to which lows:
each man is subjected. "And as Adivsoy committee: A. Alan
to the matter of injuries," he said Stewart, chairman, Virginia Gies,
"it is necessary to impress upon and Clark Harris.
each man the importance of re- Cane committee: Walter Chaffee,
porting every injury no matter how chairman, William Weiner, and
trivial it may seem at the time. Herman Klein a
Often a small blister, a scratch, or Auditing committee: H a r r i e t
a strain develops into something Atn cm mtte Haenri,
serious if it is left untouched. The Stone,'chairman, Matthew Spence,
trainer must be in personal con- ' and Merle Eddy.
tact with all of the men on the Finance committee: Carl chul-
team all of the tine in order to witz, chairman, Louis Smoger, and
know their exact condition." Kenneth Holmes.
Discuss Police Problems Social committee: Harper Fow-
Prof. John B. Waite of the law ' ley, chairman, Donald Kimball, and
school, spoke on "Police Problems," Clarence Stoll.
pointing out a comparison between P i c t u r e committee: Erwin
the police of this country and those Broecker, chairman, Claude Samp-
of England. Professor Waite, who son, and George Foulkes.
has been actively engaged in this Cap and Gown committee:
problem in Detroit and other Arthur Hooker, chairman, Wesley
American cities as well as the capi- Stewart, and Edward Hull.
tols of Europe, gave several out- Invitation committee: Chauncey
standing differencesbetwene thean I n Ferris, chairman, John Annand
forces of the average American cityi and Philip Matthews.
and those of London. K Samuel E. Gawne, president of
"Although we instinctively com- 'the freshman Law class, announced
pare our police unfavorably with his appointments to committees as
the English forces, actually man to follows:
man we capture morel criminals Social committee: Francis E.
than the English," he stated. "The Roehm, chairman, David W. Ken-
trouble lies in the fact that because dall, Leo J. Conway, and Merrill
of our conditions, we have so many W. Taylor.
more criminals to be sought." Financial committee: Robert S.
Heart Disease Is Subject Quinn, chairman, William Brum-
"Heart Disease is a subject of baugh, Harold Bailey, and John S.
great importance because it is very Mischener.
common, it is often disabling, and Advisory committee: Thomas L.
it ranks first of all the causes of Conlon, chairman, Paul S. Bryant,
death in this country," Dr. Paul S. Archibal Black, and Wayne Brow-
Barker, professor of internal medi- nell.
cine and a member of the staff of Athletic committee: Donald R.
the University hospital, said in his Williams, chairman, Allen Lamont,
address on that disease. Dr. Barker Wesley J. Wells, and Donald F.
discussed at length the causes, Nash.
symnptoms, cures, and problems of
this dangerous disease.,STUDENTS STEAL
The musical portion of the pro- SCABAS "PRANK"
gram for the second time this year
was furnished by the Union dance
orchestra under the direction of (By Associated Press)
Paul Omeruand Don Loomis, pre- DETROIT, Nov. 15.-Mason S.
senting a program of 10 of their Bailey an~d a companion, University
liveliest numbers. 1 of Michigan students, who said
Last night's program, which was they stole a taxicab from the
the third to be broadcast from the Michigan Central terminal early
new Morris hall studio, was seen today as a "prank," spent several
and heard by more than 200 people hours in jail before being released
who ,filled the auditorium. On each to return to Ann Arbor. They

of the two previous nights over damaged the cab when they drove1
300 people were on hand to witness into a post and were required to
the broadcast. settle with the owner.

Greenland's favorite son, Prof. I Ili l H lI
William H. Hobbs of the geolov de-

partment, let Northern wind-storms
go hang while he was learning how
beer should be drunk at the uni-
versity of Heidleberg back in 1888-
89, "Who's Who" reveals.
Another professor, Prof. John G.
Winter of the Latin department,
also found pleasure in going toj
ct±±uoj. h aoJiuanu. .D i" H IMIun"Ii~


school abroad. Born in HKolland, 'AYSUETI LGBE
Mich., Professor Winter took his STUDENTIS E
A.B. in 1901 at Hope college, Hol-
land, and remained there for a time Staging Of Student Plays Planned,
as instructor in Greek and Latin. If Writing Possesses
And in 1911 he married Johanna Proper Standard
Anthonette Riemens, of Utrecht,
Netherlands. As the first step in an effort to
Prof. Harley H. Bartlett, of the I bring about a better situation in all
botany department, served for a' fields of campus dramatics, a play
time as botanist of the U. S. Rubber writing contest, under the spon-
company in far-off Sumatra. Like- sorship of the division of English
wise, Prof. Arthur E. R. Boak of of the University, has been an-
the history department, after nounced by representatives of the
teaching here during the decade departments included. The con-
1914-1924, spent a year or two in test is for one-act plays and even-
Karanis, Egypt, digging in the hot tual production of one or more of
sands of the desert, according to them for University audiences is
the current volume of "Who's Who." planned, should the plays be of the
William W. Bishop, University proper standard.
librarian, has, traveled during the Any student, undergraduate orl
course of a varied career from the graduate, of the University who
Garrett Bibical Institute of Evans- is not doing instructional work is
ton, Ill., where he was an instruc- eligible to compete in the contest.
for in the New Testament and As many plays may be submitted
assistant librarian, to the Vatican by one writer as he may desire.
library, Rome. The judges for the contest have not
' yet been announced but it is ex-
*pected that representatives of the
speech, rhetoric, and English de-j
partments will be included among
tthose selected.
rrrI ,.S IflC Set Final Date
All plays must be turned in to
persons to be announced later, by
Second Production Will Be Given Friday, Jan. 11, 1929. The play is
At The Whitney Theater to be presented with a title but
Monday, Nov. 19 without the name of the author.
MThe name of the author and the
title are to be placed in an envelope,

would be a mistake," said Prof.
Adelbert Ford of the psychology1
department in commenting on the
suggested investigation of the
faculty by the student body. "Many
professors on the campus are far
better fitter for research work,
sometimes of national importance,;
than they are for classroom work.
A college student, when he leaves a
university, is in much the same;
position in relation to the rest of
the world as the faculty here is to:
the student. The college graduate
must be able to defend the college
world, should be able to show that
university professors are more than
pedagogs. Is the work of college
professors merely to teach" he
"I doubt whether a student com-
mittee could have a suitable crit-
erion for judging facultyen mem- 1
bers," Prof essor Ford went on.
President-Elect Deluged By Notes
And Congratulatory Letters
From Host Of Admirers
(By Associated Press)
Nov. 15.-Herbert Hoover was im-
mersed in the work of completing
preparations for his good-will trip
to South America today and laid
it aside only to receive some of the
well wishers who called upon him.,
Among these was a delegation of
classmates of the President-elect
at Stanford university in 1895,
most of them now San Franciscoan
business men. The group, more 1
than a dozen strong, was headed by
former Judge George E. Crotchers
of San Francisco, and Thomas K.
Code, the first quarterback Stan-
ford university ever produced..
Another caller during the day was
Representative W. E. Hull of Peoria,
Ill., who called to convey his con-
gratulations. Hull traversed the
same route through South America
a year or ,so ago as will the Presi-
dent-elect, the Illinois Congress-
man having been a member of a
commission appointed to study and
aid in the promotion of good roads
on the southern continent.
In addition to discussing the 1
forthcoming South American trip,
Representative Hull talked to Mr.
Hoover for some time concerning
inland waterway developments,
especially 'the Great Lakes. to the
'Gulf waterway, and the proposed
St. Lawrence outlet from the Great
Lakes to the Atlantic.

complete satisfaction of his class
because of the nature of the course
trather than because of his own lack
of ability. It seems to me that only
his colleagues, who are familiar
with the type of work to be done
can really pass judgment upon any
instructor. If the proposed plan
does go through, often an instruc-
tor will be more interested in pre-
senting a good appearance, and,
less in presenting the part of the
work which is difficult to explain,
and so he will glide over the more
complex parts of the subject," Pro-
fessor Ford stated.
Professor Ford explain that he
had not fully considered the plan,
and that he was not familiar with
the details and latest developments
of the plan. "My objection," he
said "are formed from a superficial
observation of the plan, but I doubt
whether it would be possible to get
students on the committee who
would be able to judge their in-
structors. It would be a far better
plan to try to match the students
and the professors, to put students
with a certain background under
instructors who stress that phase
of the work."
"Personally," Professor Ford con-
tinued, "I have never sat in the
class room of one of my instruc-
tors. It is always possible to judge
the ability of a teacher from the
answers on the examinations."
Future Of France And Europe Rests
On Revision Of Policy,
French Head Says

Federal Investigation On Cause
Of Liner's Sinking
Is Planned
(By Associated Press)
NEW YORK, Nov. 15.-The de-
tailed story of the sinking of the
Vestris was being written on the
official government records today
as more of the ships of the rescue
fleet 'came to the port with living
and dead.
Scattered families were reunited,
and survivors were found by joyous
relatives and friends. But in other
quarters only sorrow pevailed as 22
bodies were laid out for identifica-
tion or as officials shook their
heads negatively in answer to anxi-
ous queries of those seeking some
word of the unrepor-ted.
New Count Made
At the end of the day all the
rescue fleets had reached port or
were near it, and the latest count
of those who survived and who
were lost failed to improve the list
of 114 dead. Thirteen bodies were
brought to New York on the de-
stroyer Shaw. Meanwhile the bat-
tleship Wyoming plowed on toward
Hampton Roads with nine survi-
vors and the French tanker Myri-
am reached Brooklyn with 57 liv-
Setting aside questions as to
jurisdiction, the federal authorities
began a thorough investigation to-
day into the sinking of the liner.
After preliminary questioning of
witnesses this morning by Assist-
ant United States Attorneys George
J. Mintzer and Edward S. Silver,
the formal inquiry was scheduled
to open before United States Com-
missioner Francis A. O'Neill this
afternoon. Between fifty and sixty
witnesses had,, been subpoenaed for
the hearing today.
Jurisdiction Uncertain
Although the Vestris was of Bri-
tish registry and the jurisdiction of
the America authorities was uncer-
tain, it was indicated today that
the British authorities might con-
sent to have the entire inquiry
conducted here. Mr. Mintzer said
he had heard, unofficially, that the
British board of trade had cabled
the consul general here saying that
I if the inquiry was unbiased and ex-
1haustive the board would abide by it.

"The Second Man," by S. N.
Behrman, will be the second offer-
ing of the New York Theater Guild
repertory company when it shows
in Ann Arbor, Monday night, Nov.
19, at the Whitney theater.
The play was first presented by
the Theater Guild at its own the-
ater in New York in the spring of
last year, and shortly later was
produced in London. It is the
author's first play to have produc-
tion on Broadway. Another of his1
plays, however, "Meteor," has at-
tracted the attention of the Guild
producers and is scheduled for
presentation during the coming
season. Behrman is in his early
thirties and has already received
the commendations of many well
known critics.
The story of the play centers
around a wealthy widow in love
with a rather insuccessful novelist
who is witty, wise, and cynical. She
is described as a "Tennysonian
flapper with a Freudian. patter."
Her advantures are with a serious
minded, successful, and wealthy
scientist. The story, as it developes,
hints at tragedy in part of the ac-I
tion, but returns again to comedy.
The production, which will be
sent here was staged under the di-
rection of the well known Theater
Guild artist, Philip Moeller, with
costumes and settings by Raymond
Sovey. Included in the cast are
such favorites as Elizabeth Risdon,
Peg Entwistle, and Robert Keith.
"The Second Man" will be fol-
lowed by two othernTheaterbGuild
productions. The series runs over
a period of four weeks.
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with the name of the play appear-
ing on the outside of the envelope.
That information should be handed
in at the same time as the play is
turned in.
Production of some of the plays
as laboratory experiments will take
place subsequent to the fifteenth of
January, but no definite arrange-
ments have been made in' that re-
gard as yet. Possible publicrpro-
duction will also be a feature of
the contest, but that would depend
entirely on the quality of the works
submitted. Further details con-
cerning the production of the plays
will be announced later.
Rowe States Purpose
The purposeof the contest, as
stated by Prof. Kenneth Rowe of
the department of rhetoric is "To
encourage native effort in the field
of dramatic writing at the Univer-
sity of Michigan; to help writers
through association with the thd
ater and production to the mastery
of the technique of the particular
form they are attempting; and
also to encourage experimentation,
the endeavor to open up new fields!
in dramatic form, subject, and
manner by the opportunity of trial
performance before the at once

(By Associated Press)
PARIS, NOV. 15.-A prophecy
that the future of France and Eu-
rope would ,depend on negotiations
for revised reparation is in the
policy declaration Raymond Poin-
care gave out shortly before parli-
ament met today. Negotiations on
reparation will begin in December
when experts of the Allies and
Germany and with unofficial
American observers meet.
In the declaration, Poincare said
the conference would solve the
problem. He said that in the ex-
changes among the governments
no unresolvable difference of views
had developed.
Though it had been forecast the
cabinet declaration would contain
references to war debt as well as
reparation by Germany, the debt
question was not touched.
The declaration emphasizes the;
need for parliament' to note the
budget before New Year Day, and
"Legal stabilization of the cur-
rency closed a decisive phase in the
financial redressment; but nothing
is done so long as there remains
something yet to be done."
Confidence is expressed that
minor differences over details of the
budget can be ironed out. Poincare
indicated two articles relating tC
the return of certain religious or-
ders to France might be detacheC
and voted on separately. He saiC
they were of paramount import-
ance, but expressed confidence
they would be decided on their
merits, for the best interests of the

critical and open minded audience Tickets for the annual Union
which the University community football banquet to, be held Tues-
affords." day night, Nov 27, in the ball-
room of the Union will go on sale
PREHISTORIC MAN 1 at the main desk in the lobby of
DEPICTED IN FILM nhe Union building today, it was
announced yesterday by' William E.
I Nissen, '29, president.
Tracing the development of man-I Plans for the annual banquet at
kind from the pre-historic man ' which the 1929 Varsity football
through the Neanderthal-man and captain will be announced are go-
Cro-Magon man down to and end- ing rapidly forward, according to
ing with the people of the cave I Nissen, although it is uncertain as
'and cliff-dwelling ages and pre- yet who the outside speaker will be.
senting as well several unusual; An announcement concerning the
pictures of animal life, particularly speaker will be made within the
of fishes, insects, deer, and bats, next few days.
the Little Theater of Detroit is Beginnning next week, tickets
showing the motion picture "Nature may be secured from Union com-
and Love," during a week's run, mitteemen. The price is $1.25.
beginning tomorrow. The Union is especially anxious to
In the light of recent discussions stress the fact that this is an all-
upon the origin of man, the picture, campus and not an invitational
produced in Berlin, covers nearly banquet. Any student on campus
all of the salient points of the who cares to, is eligible to attend.
scientific side of evolution, making
it possible to study many va TO CLOSE 'ENSIAN
of life as they actually are,RE S IN
'as they are described.PI T R SE IO


United States Attorney Charles
H. Tuttle, in ordering the investi-
gation, said it was for the purpose
of "recording and perpetuating"
the testimonyofethehrescued pas-
sengers- and crew while the facts
were still fresh in their minds.
Charges against the ship's officers
ranging from blundering seaman-
ship to plain murder piled up soon
after the arrival here Wednesday
of the steamships American Ship-
per and Berlin with a total of 148
persons rescued from lifeboats aft-
er the Vestris, bound from New
York to South America, foundered
off the Virginia capes Monday.
Early today the French tanker
Myrian docked in Brooklyn with
57 survivors, some of whom sup-
ported the charges while others
denied them or remained silent.
British. Consider Inquiry
Board of trade officials in Lon-
don, England, today were under-
stood to be considering whether an
inquiry should be held"- into the
sinking. It was pointed out that
such an inquiry is not obligatory
and that it rests with the depart-



Anyone interested in selling
football programs for Saturday's
game will kindly apply at 3:30
o'clock today at the main en-
trance of Ferry field.
Carl Loos, Manager.


(By Associated Press)
Mostly cloudy Friday, followed by
rain Friday night or Saturday;
somewhat colder.



Transplanting ivy vines, a his- I of colleges and universities in
toric flag pole and the traditions France and England, and also in
o 72yeagspulernierEgypt, Thomas Hibben, architect,
of 7 years, Butler university, the jmade application of the Collegiate
first co-educational endownment I Gothic, using North Carolina pink
institution of Indiana, has been granite and Indiana limestone.
moved ten miles across the city of Some 15 national fraternity and
Indianapolis into buildings and a sorority chapters at Butler are
campus of permanent and natural having plans drawn for homes to
beauty which the gifts of philan- cost from $30,000 to $80,000 each
thropic friends and alumni have on land just south of and facing
made nossible.the colleve rmardnve,.


The Daily calls to the attention of any mistaken readers
the contribution to the Campus Opinion column of yesterday
morning entitled "Three Cheers." The communication dealt
with - the arrest of three students last week in a city park on
charges of breaking a city ordinance which prohibits ball play-
ing in streets and in specified park sites. The students were
.fined the lowest amount possible under the municipal laws and
were thereupon discharged. The article in question, written by
the parent of one of the students, complained of the rendering

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Today is the last day during
which members of the senior class
may sign up for pictures in the 1929
Michiganensian, it was announced
by J. Franklin Miller, '29,; president
I manager of the publication.
Seniors may secure their picture
receipts between 1:30 and 5 o'clock.
today by applying at the business'
I office of the 'Ensian in the Press
building on Maynard street. The
iprice of the receipts is $3. Once I

"In my opinion the archaeologi-l
cal laboratories in your new Mu-]
seum are the best equipped of anyt
institution in the world," was the
tribute paid yesterday by Dr. A.i
V. Kidder, well-known archaeolo-I
gists of the Carnegie institution ofi
Washington, who stopped off in
Ann Arbor to see the Museum on
his way east from Los Angeles
where he has been assisting in mu-;
seum work there.
"Your equipment as a whole in
the Museum is a most wonderfull

logists all over the middle we:
He is doing this in the capacity
chairman of the committee
state archaeological surveys of t
nation research council. The fur
tions of this council are to e
courage archaeological surveys
over the country. Dr. Guthe's con
mittee encourages state agencies
make surveys with a view to t
preservation of antiquities for I
ture generations," he said.
When asked about his work
director of the excavations of I

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