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Vol. XXXIX No. 77. ANN ARBOR. MICHIGAN. WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 9, 1929

EIGHT PAGES

OFICIAS AT LANSING
EPECT REISIONS IN
STATE CIMINAL. CODE
LIQUOR OFFENDERS MAY BE
EXEMPTED FROM HABITUAL1
CRIMINAL SECTION
BUILDING GRANTS SMALL
Governor Cha llenes Lawmakers
To Accent His Plan Or Allow
Institutions To Lapse
(By Associated Press)
LANSING, Jan. 8.-.As the lev-
islature reconvened today definite
plans were revealed in adminis-
t-ation and indeendnt circles
for legislation designed to extract
from the habitual criminal section
of the state crime code the life
sentence for liquor law offenders.
in the first fluster of bills offered
in the house was one proposed a
classification making the life pen-
alty applicable only to major
crimes, ,Simultaneously it was
learned that Governor G-een and
Wilbur Brucker have virtually
a g r e e d u p o n recommending
changes which would likewise
classify felonies and would ex-
empt from the life imprisonment
clause liquor and other offenses
not involving violence or mo al
turpitude. -
Finance Bill Submitted
By leaving provisions for improv-
ing state educational institutions
out of the appronriation bill, the
governor has challenged the leg-
islature either to accept his pro-
gram of financing or let the insti-
tutions go without improvements.
The only other pssible avenues
would lead to an administration-
anti-administration conflict or the
discovery of a new source of rev-
enue which could be substituted
for the income tax plan and would
meet with the approval of the ex-
ecutive.
Wants No Increases
The governor is prepared to
press for adoption of the adminis-
tration bill without increasing the
specified appropriations. They may
be cut, if the legislature wishes,
but that procedure would not pro-
vide buildings..
Should the legislature attempt to I
discard proposed income tax or
other special revenue plans and
force through regular appropria-
tion bills which would increase the
property tax, an administration
controversy undoubtedly would
arise and then measures would, in
the end, be subject to probable
veto.
Hospitals Are Asked.
Less than $3,000,000 is set aside
for buildings and imnrovements I
during the biennium. The appro-
priations for hospitals are minor
amounts which, preclude any pro-
gram of expansion. The only in-
stitutions substantially provided
for from regular revenues are-
Jackson prison, $1,400,000 to com-
plete cell blocks in the new pris-
on; Marquette prison, $20,000 for
minor improvements; Ionia re-
formatory, $335,000 to abolish the
dormitory system and install cells:
boys' vocational school, $240,000
for new buildings, and girls' train-~
ing school, $101,700 for new build-
ings and improvements.
Chicago Auditorium
To Close Doors Soon
(By Associated Press)
CHICAGO, Jan. 8.-The famous
old stage of the Auditorium whose
somber proscenium arch for nearly

four decades has yawned across
the orchestra pit upon a glittering
"diamond horseshoe," will echo to
opera for the last time Jan. 26.
"Romeo and Juliet" will be tliq
final opera on which the heavy
steel fire curtain will descend,
just as "Romeo and Juliet" . was
chosen to open the theater to
opera 39 years ago.
The 1929-30 season of the Chi-
cago Civic Opera company will be
given in the company's new the-
ater, now under construction.
Monarch's Condition
Remains Unchanged
03y Associated Prcea)
LONDON, Jan. 8.-Another stero-
typed medical bulletin on the con-I
dition of King George was issued
at Buckingham palace tonight. It

GARGOYLE ATTEMI
OF COLLIER'S
Gargoyle's January number, a1
burlesqque of Collier's weekly,
will go on sale on campus tomor-
row morning. This issue, it is
claimed, promises to surpass any-
thing yet attempted by the hu-
mor magazine staff and should
prove an even greater success than
the Liberty take-off of a year ago.
From cover to cover, every fea-
ture has been the object of hu-j
morous parody. Stories, articles,
and advertisements have all been
burlesqued in a matter that prom-
ises to mark the,, issue as more
distinctive and humorous than
anything previously presented by
Gargoyle.
The cover by Jerry Ellison, '30,
is the first feature in the decep-
tion. "Fighting Word" by "Lardy
Pork Eskeen" is the first story, a
parody on the popular yarn by
Larry York Erskine written by
Gurney Williams, '31.
- "The Sleephard of Cantaloupe"
by "Sane Bray" and "Master of
Sinister Souse" by "Eclips Sloppen-
hem" are the two other stories.
Among the articles is one by

'TEMPORARY C0 U NCIL
PRESIDENTIS CHOSEN
Jennings McBride Is Delegated To
Assist In Entertainment Of
Foreign Students
WARREN IS SELECTED
At a regular meeting of the Stu-
dent Council held last night at the
Union, Robert' Warren, '29, was
chosen president pro-tempore of
the Council during the absence of
Paul J Kern, '29, who will be in-
eligible to assume the duties of the
office until the opening of the sec-
ond semester due to a violation of
the auto ban.
Warren, who holds the office of{
vice-president of the organization,
was unanimously ciosen to serve in1
the temporary office after the
council had decided that an elec-
tion to the post should be held. The
matter caused considerable discus-
sion, since there was no precedent
for the situation and the consti-
tution of the council is silent on the
means of filling such vacancy. It
was finally moved and carried that
an election should be held rather
than an automatic succession to
fill the office until February 11,
though the result, through the
unanimous election of Warren, was
the same. Warren will assume
through the interim the important
committee posts on the Senate
Committee on Student Affairs and
the disciplinary committee. ,
Other business accomplished by
the council was limited to the ap-
pointment of Jennings McBride, '30,
to make arangements for the en-
tertainment of 13 male members
of a party of students from the
Union of South Africa who are
visiting this country as guests ofI
the National (Student Federation
of America. General arrangements
for the party, which will arrive in
Ann Arbor on Jan. 19, are in charge
of Carleton Wells, and McBride
will arange to lunch the party
Saturday noon at fraternity houses.
Councilman John Gilmartin, '29E,
postponed his official report on the
convention of the National Student
Federation held at Columbia, Mo.,
last month.

~TS BURLESQUE 1in ir am iriniCONFERENCE SPORTSMANShIP nlIfIIl nr lh
P NT JA U A R Y IUE ! H O D CONFERENCE SPORT MANSHIP N D IY LL UNI For some years it has been the custom of conference athletic II R S H IP
IT JANUAR Y ISSUEofficials to vote on the schools which they believe are the most sports-A
Smanlikeand hospitable in every way to visiting officials and teams.
"Brantland Lice. It is entitled t nThough un-official in character, the results of the vote have been com-
"Hot Dogs." Al Gage, Jr., '30, isTDEO E S municated each year to the representatives of the various schools. In
the author. addition, the results have been used as a determinant of which officials
A political expose of campus pol- should be sent to each contest, the high ranking institutions receiving
itics titled "Fat Price Politics" is Ni i LN rINI1rthe well recognized officials.ATiri
another feature of the issue com- LIImportant in this connection is the fact that Michigan has stood IITER
ing from the pen of William G. __high in the rankings for a numbers of years. Time after time the
Sweathard. Marty Cohen, '29, is SENATOR BORAIT OF IDAHO officials have agreed about the very satisfactory way in which Michi- PLANE WILL FLY EAST WITH
the author. gan spectators and players have responded to visitors here.
The center spread of Collier's is The results of a favorable ranking for a number of years includeSI
reproduced faithfully in "Strike PRESIDENT-ELECT not only an excellent reputation for genuine sportsmanship but SET RECORD
Up the Ban!" Other smaller fea-! - -furthermore, in a concrete way, the most competent officials for con-
of the advertising sections com-ADVOCATES EXTRA TERM tests played in Ann Arbor. That condition is indeed gratifying t PLAN TAKEOFF THURSDAY
pletes the take-off. -Sthose who are interested in the continuance of that record at Michigan.
To that end spectators at this year's games will do well to maintain
hoover Refuses To Discuss Pending1 the spirit that has prevailed before, remembering that through mani- Hardy Five-Men Crew Resting While
Legislative Measures With festations of a sense of sportsmanship and fair-play the student body Rocker Arms And Pushrods
Congressional Leaders can best carry on the reputation it now holds. Are Replaced
(By Associated Press) (y Associated Press)
WASHINGTON, Jan. 18[.-Presi- D lIf METROPOLIAN AIRPORT, LOS
dent-elect Hoover talked over manyTWO E SD ATEOANGELESan 8-Minor rpairs to
ETIfI the three army Wright whirlwind
Machine Will Be Dislayed In East problems today with Secretar motors that carried the monoplane
Engineering Building After Mellon and a number of Congres Question Mark to its astounding
Assembly Tomorrow sional leaders and approved plans Trecord of 150 hours and 40 minutes
WIL for a simple inauguration to be i ____. I ____ of continuous flight today put the
i WILL MAKE FLIGHTS SOON I followed by a military and civic Affi mative Group Will Meet Ohio Chairman Of The Federal Commis-i aga in hetito the th
Delivery of Michigan's first glider ! parade lasting about two hours. At Columbus; Negative Will I sion Asserts Board Has Bettered Iagnm"autopsy" performed on the
will be made today by Gliders In- Members of the Senate and Ermotors by army officers disclosed
corporated, Detroit firm, that 'has House who discussed legislative af- that they were not dead at all and
just completed the ship. It is the fairs with Mr. Hoover were in- 1I EN TRY FOR POSITIONS APPROVES WHITE BILL had .stood up under nearly seven
second glider completed by the j formed that he would have no sug- ----days of ceaseless duty with only
company and a sister ship of :the gestions to make on pending mea- Following a final debate yester- (By Associated Press) trivial wear that could be overcome
first which has passed successful sures as he would consider such a day afternoon between the ten WASHINGTON, Jan. 8.-Urging by quick adjustments.
test flights recently and been used course improper. Members of the I women members of, Sneech 81, the eral Radio Commission for another Plans Are Delayed
for public demonstrations. ; Iowa Congressional delegation ! advanced class in debafing, two year, Chairman Robinson of the Plans were made for a flight to
The machine will be assembled quoted him as having said that women's teams were chosen to the extension of the life of the Fed- Rockwell Field, San Diego, this aft-
here by Gliders Incorporated me- President Coolidge still was chief represent the University' in two commission testified today before ernoon, but it was finally decided to
chancs ad plcedon display ini;
chanics and placedI executive and that his administra-.. intercollegiate contests which are the House merchant marine com- delay the takeoff until probably
the lobby of the EasttEngineering Lion would have to solve his own scheduled for next week. mittee that in his opinion radio Thursday to permit a more detailed
building. It will be taken out the problems. The two teams selected are as broadcasting and reception condi- examination of the engines and
latter part of next week for its No Statement Issued follows: affrmative, Virinia L tions were better before the com- also allow the hardy crew of five
maiden glides over the terrain Secretary Mellon, whose reap- Houton, 30. Lo E. Webb '29Ed mission's reallocations in November men who landed the ship yesterday
lected by the glider section of the I epointment to the treasury post is a lence N. C. 30 than now, after its historic flight some much
Aero society just north of the Hur- oIne nt to t asurost isfative, Dora V. Vandenberg, '30,; The chairman advocated continu- needed rest and recreation.
on river where Geddes avenue in-I regarded now as almost a fore-; Nadine Stewart, '30, and Ollie L. I aneohecmisonseitneedetwastanouncetat thesam
tersects the River road. gone conclusion, had lunch with Backus, '29EdInce of the commissions existence It was announced that the same
Agermaii-traiedrglier pilot is;the President-elect at his head-IThe question which the women's so that it could among other duties engines used in the endurance test
being furnished b Gliders Incor- quarters at the Mayflower hotel. teams of the new Big Ten debat- icorrect errors in the new radio sta- will furnish the power for the Ques-
posted to make the initial flights They were closeted together, for ing league are considering this tion assignments if they have c- tion Mark on its triumphant
and to assist in teaching membevs nearly two hours, but neither had year is: Resolved, that all social cured journey back to its home station at
of the gliders the rudiments of any statement to make regarding fraternities and sororities should At the same time the National Washington, D. C.
glider control. udthe conference. ; be abolished at State universities. Broadcasters Association through Major Carl Spatz will command
Meanwhile the glider being built Mr. Hoover started off his second Contary to the usual custom, the Henry A. Bellows of Minneapolis, a the flight of the plane to Rockwell
by students in the aviation shop j'day in Washington since his elec- affirmative team will debate away former radio commission member Field and the crew which flew the
is progressing toward completihn. tion with a breakfast conference in the women's debates because it submitted a list of recommenda- ship for nearly seven days and
The fuselage is complete, the wing with Senator Borah of Idaho, who i was thought that it would be awk- ions to the committee among n'ights will man it. From Rock-
braces have been assembled, and urged an exra session of the ward for a team to argue the which was urged the establishment well Field the Question Mark will
work has begun on the assembly seventy-first Congress in the early I abolition of fraternities and soror- of a permanent governmental fly to Washington accompanied by
of the wings. The plane will prob- ring to put through a farm relief ities on its own camus. The agency to administer radio. refueling plane No. 2, piloted by
ably be ready for its test flights the ogram. Senator Smoot of Utah Michigan affirmative team therefore The association also criticized the Captai R. G. Hoyt.
end of this month. also suggested an extra session for will go to Columbus, Ohio, where Davis amendment to the radio law Worn Parts Found
It is being made from blueprints| ta revision, it will debate the women's trio of enacted at the last Congress provid- Lieut. Ray Harris, engineering
of a German schooling glider that I ai . Ohio State on Thursday, January ing facilities among the five radio officer, upon dismantling the mo-
were smuggled out of Germany Refuses To Interfere 17. in the chapel of university hall. in gfacilities among the five radio tors today, discovered the rocker
this summer by Robert B. Evans, The determination of the Presi-I The Michigan women's negative zones of the country on which tile arm bushings and rocker arms in
'30, chairman of the local glider I dent-elect not to interfere in the j trio will meet an affirmative team reallocations were based and recom- the left motor were worn, together
section. The total cost of the present legislative situation, was representing Indiana here on mended that the equal distribution with valve pushrods in the two cy-
plane, not counting labor which is expressed first during a conference Wednesday night, January 16, in policy in the statute be repealed. linders, but 'that otherwise the mo-
being donated by members of the with Chairman Hale, of the Sen- ill auditorium. Robinson who appeared as the toes were normal.
glider section, will be less than ate naval committee. Members of the Speech faculty first witness on the White bill to Faithful to the last in the mis-
$100. Meanwhile, Hoover has asked to who selected the two teams from continue the life of the commission sion asisgned them, the Question
In a glider of almost exactly the see leaders of Congress, newspaper the debate yesterday afternoon until March 15, 1930, declared that Mark's crew kept the great ship
same pattern Herr Kraus of Berlin correspondents and friends gen- were P of James M. O'Neill. Prof. he had opposed the reallocations aloft until the very end of its en-
remained in the air three and a erally who can put him in touch Louis M. Eich, Carl G. Brandt, and and added he had interpreted the durance, bringing it to earth with
half hours and attained an altitude with the developments during his ! Ralph Harlan. Davis amendment to mean that an one motor dead, another failing
record of 1,310 feet. absence. Then with all the facts | immediate drastic revision was not rapidly and practically powerless,
Prof. Roswell E. Franklin is con- available he will announce a few l All Plays Entered intended, but that the changes were and the third able to make but 1,-
structing another glider from the decisions.I to be made gradually. 300 revolutions per minute.
same plans. The student-built his visit to the White House of- n riting onest I(The chairman, however, in a pre- Crew Keeps Spirit
machine will be placed on exhibi- fices was not unlike his numerous Should Be In.Frday pared statement, read at the outset But even against those insur-
tion at the national aviation show calls while he was a cabinet officer. of his testimony, declared that the mountable odds the courageous
t wotrk that ismbeng done inustIle had nothing to say when he' All manuscripts for the play new allocation "does introduce the crew refused to give up without a
the work that ise dnemen of came out beyond remarking that writing contest now being held by : principle of equality and does in a daring last-mihute battle against
gldng, the President was the fountain the Division of English must be in'certain measure eliminate inter- mechanical failures. When every
gliding. eofinformation: the hands of one of the three ference." effort to revieve the lagging motors
Permission has been secu ed toasIr judges by 12 o'clock noon on Fri- failed, Maj. Carl Spatz, in command
use several barns on the Dudley Calls In PEss v day, Jan. 11. The judges are Prof. finally gave the landing order, ex-
property north of the river as A few minutes later Everett J Campbell of the English de- iers OW cess gasoline and suppi es were
hangars i which to keep the Sanders. the President's secretary, partment, Prof. Kenneth Rowe of dumped, and the ship glided to
gliders and make repairs in easel called the newspapermen to tell the rhetoric department and Val- Gam To IlinI, 20-1I earth practically at the spot from
f a crack-up. them that the subject of the con- entine B. Windt of the speech de- which it took off a 7:26:4 a. m.,
ference was the trip to South'p(y Associated PresJ
Am rc n ht teresults of partment.IJa . .
Pioneers Of Business . America and that the rslso The plays are to be limited in CHAMPAIGNE,.Ill. Jan 8.-Play-' Landing at Metropolitan Air-
the good-will mission had been re- length to one-act. They should be ing a slow and cautious game, the port here guaranteed the crew of-
Leaves Huge Fortune flected in the satisfactory progress written on one side of the paper University of Illinois basketball five ficial recognition for record-
of the Pan American conference only. The author's real name defeated Indiana,,co-holders of the -breaking performances made by
(By Associated ress) . here- should not appear on the manu- 1928 Western Conference title, 20 to the ship, which flew 32 hours long-
NEW YORK, Jan. 8.-Benjamin A constant stream of callers script but a nom-de-plume written 16, tonight. It was the Hoosiers er than aircraft ever stayed aloft
N. Duke, who rose from a boy ped- came to the hotel and Mr. Hoover on the play should be written on first Conference game of the sea- before, and 85 hours longer than

dler of tobacco to help place his started sending for leaders in con- I the outside of an envelope con- son and llnois' rst victory in I an airplane ever before had flown.
family among the pioneers of busi- gress whom he wished to consult. taining a slip bearing the author's two starts. Illinois took the lead Non-Refucniig Mark Stands
ness, died today in his upper Fifth First of all there are arrangements identity. Definitel announcement at the end of six minutes of play About the only record. of con-
avenue mansion after a long ill- for th( inauguration which e will be forthcoming later this weekI on Johnny Hows short field goal sequence not lifted by the Ques-
' ness. He was in his seventy-fourth' muxst -approve and when these are regarding the date and details of and never was headed. The lli ionMr a h o-euln
year. completed within a day or two thea the production of the winning plahalf, 6 to 2, and with two endurance flight record of the
Behind him he left a fortun(e President-elect will have to indi- I mut to play were out front Germans, Johann Risticz and Wil-
estimated at upward of $60,000,000, cafe his desires with reference to t 3 helm Zimmerman, made about six
founded on the profits of a south- an extra session of Congress. It is ( Senate begins Long I' r sophme forward, led months ago. That record of 65
ern country tobacco shop and ex- unlikely that he will do any more Peace Debatb the Illinois attack with three field hours and 26 minutes stands only
tenedby ~er f ffot n ril thaniiilisten to the suggestions of Pac.Treaty oasanewofeetroswhl
tended by years of effortirail- h ssuggstnstar with six points. Illinois' style by virtue of the fact that no new
roads, banking, cotton, real estate cabinet material at this time, re- of play, holding the ball in back supplies were taken on board dur-
and other high scale enterpris scrving decision for his sojour n I- jr(By A: iated Pre)e court for an opening, baffled the ing the flight.
Out of this fortune came huge Miamrii WASHINGTON, J a n. 8.-T h e rangy Indiana five, The refueling endurance record
philanthropies which he never per- ----- -------Senate started in today to talk it- of 60 hours and 37 minutes held
mitted to be publicly listed, but of Airline Firms Unite self out on the Kellogg anti-war by Belgian aviators was broken by
treatyrm u it as hopes faded fora cor-I Permit Tags Should IbyBlinaatrwsbokny
which $1,000,000 was said to have treaty, more than 90 hours. Invading the
been given to Trinity college, now In New Mail Route j promise of the dispute over an in- Be Placed Properly realm of lighter-than-air craft, the
Duke university, alp Durham, N M., terpretive declaration. -- Question Mark also eclipsed all
and Guilford college From wiCI I Secretary Kellogg and Chairman Student permit tags must be at- known endurance records, flying
Swas a graduate.Ad a Borah of the foreign relations tached to state license plates in 32. hours longer than the French
-.,---- - NEW YORK, Jan. 8.-Louis 11. committee blew up the tentative the prescribed manner before stu- I dirigible Dixmudo, which held the
SCaait Piper, president of the Universial agreement reached yesterday by dent-owned automobiles may be records of 118 hours.
Capialist Forecasts Aviation Corp., has announced that declining absolutely to be coin- driven, according to an announce-
Prospeous New Year his company has acquired control i mitted to sending any manner of ment made yesterday by J. A.
iof the Continental Airlines, Inc., ! nterpretative declaration in the Bursley, dean of students. Failure i
(vCS r.-a : uri,,i ' i ., Y 7137.11v n man, n i,,, i1treaty to other world powers along r i i m. _ _ - - . .

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Maroons Lose Fast
Contest To Purdue
(By Associated Press)
CHICAGO, Jan. 8.-Led by
"Stretch" Murphy, Purdue won its
second Western Conference basket-
ball game of the season tonight,
downing Chicago, 38 to 26 in a fastI
contest.
The small Chicago five managed
to hold the lanky Purdue players
down with the exception of Mur-
phy, who scored 11 field goals and
three free throws. All of his shots
were scored inside of the free throw
line. Six of his baskets came in
the first half, which ended with
the Boilermakers on the long endj
of the 19 to 12 score.,
Chicago spurted early in the
second period when Gist found his
basket eye and pulled up within
two points of the Boilermakers but
the Marron midgets could not

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