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Vol. XXXIX. No. 90.



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Committee Reviews
IUSI Proposal. To Change [LD~U
NEW Habitual Crime Act
LANSING, Jan. 22-A revision of
t he state crime co. ;o make life
sentences for habitual criminality
applicable only to those committ-
ing a series of offenses carryinga
maximum penalty of not less than !
RATIVE three years imprisonment was pro- SENATE LEADERS
L BE posed today. The change was dis- OF ABILITY TO
cussed by a special legislative corn- I N ST P

Panghle Desribn j U IProfessors To Talk
Camtpus PublicationsOnUiestRao


D ILLISTo Appear This Week
C o p i e s of the publication's
pamphlet, being published for the
first time this week, are to be dis-
tributed during the next few days
to all male members of the fresh-
man class.
The pamphlet, a four page lay-
CONFIDENT out, will depict through the me-
VOTE dium of pictures and articles much
ERiOT of the work and opportunities af-

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mittee appointed four years ago to forded students trying out for one
draft the code. (lof the publications as an activity.
FEES WILL BE REDUCED It the amendment is adoptediHALE HEADS COMMITTEE included among the articles will
liquor violations automatically t be statements from the chairman
Action Is Culmination Of Thirty would be exempt from the life Curtis Obtains Agreement To Limit of the Board of Control-of Student
Years' Effort, Says term penalty. Under existing laws, Debate Time Of Senators Publications, Prof. M. Palmer
Earl V Moore the first liquor offense has a maxi- To Ten Minutes Eaci Tilley of the English department,
mum of less than three years. A anddiromsvarduses hmanag ngo
Establishing music as a subject number of other crimes would be 01y Assnociated Press) editors and business managers of
of recognized value in a well- in the same category. WASHINGTON, Jan. 22.-The Tryouts for the staffs of the pub-
rounded college education and ex- i-filibuster threatening the year-old lications, both editorial and busi-
tending to music students the op- j Iirn nj ' r T cruiser construction bill almost ness, will be held during the early
portunity to share in all campus disappeared today as theISenate weeks of the second semester for
activities as well as mncampus re- d gstudents who will be second seme-
sponsibilitiesdsuch as University drove ahead with the long-pending ster freshmen at that time
discipline and rooni-ng-house su- 111TO 1MAK E IllHO P PftN efficiency appropiation measure :________
pervision, the new status of the !I]which has been standing in the
School of Music as an integral part way of the naval program. On the
of the University will become an Stulents Who Did Not Attend verge of a return to the naval bill e
actuality at the beginning of the Mceng Are Dskd Not Ae nd verge wu touthrie 1nava blSPA
next ac'ademic year, it was an- Touch With Leaderst whichwould a z 1
The present administrative or- Senate leaders were confident to- l
ganiization, consisting of Earl V. PATRONS ARE ANNOUNCED night of their ability to get it to
More as Musical Director and a final vote within a sho t period. Three Lectures Are Included In
board of directors with Charles A. Arrangements for booths at theIUnalngot ta yhane Series For Remainder Of
Sink as president, will remain in- 1930 J-Hop progressed last night Unwillingto take any chance of Present Semester
tact. The new division will be when more than 150 independents -filibustering, they are preparing to
linkd t th oter cllees f te ;keep it before the Senate until
linked to the other colleges of the met at the Union and elected cap-iafter the time. h FIRST TALK IS TOMORROW
University as far as educational tains for the independent booths. After Senator Norris, of Nebra-
and academic requirements are The men elected were D. B. Barrett, -aer ofnthe Rican Ndr-
concerned. Financially it will be '30E, R. E. Neis, '30E, P. H. Farrar, ska, leader of the Republican inde- For the remainder of the present
under the control of the University, '30E, L. Pennington, '30, J. Fardki,t pendents, had passed out word to-' semester the University Lecture
Musical Society and the Boardsit '30, L. H.nningr, '30, adkinF day against a filbuster on the naval series will present a varied pro-
Musical Societyhano, '. F nbill, hich a group he heads is gram of three speakers who will
Will Simplify Enrollment According to Philip Alen, '30E, ady to oppose. discuss the art and its branches in
WllsrpiptlfnslmetAcodngtbhiieAln,' Curtis Obtains Agreement three ains.
Fees for rivat ons will be chairman of the.booth committee,
much redued under the new re- all independents who were not at Senator Curtis, of Kansas, the Appearing as one of the first two
gme, yesterday's announcement the meeting and who plan on at- Republican leader, a short while lectures, Prof. Hans Naumann,
said. The prcess of enrollment will tending the Hop must get in touch later obtained an agreement to present holder of the Karl Schurz
limit debate on the funding pro- Professorship at the University of
also be made much simpler. n an- fore Friday if they have any pref- posal to increase prohibition en- Wisconsin, will speak in German on
vbl grant of $0,000 will bety ,00of erence as to which booth they shall enforcement time and friends of the subject "Rainer Maria Rilke
vided by the University, $50,0each Senator. and the Transition to Expression-
which is to be used for salaries of occupy. After that, he said, the
the teaching staff and the re- men will be appointed to the dif- Senator Blaine, Republican, Wis- ism," in the Natural Science audi-
mainder nfor overhead expenses. ferent ones. There will be three consin, one of the group opposed torium at 4:15 p. m., Thursday,
Degrees in musichwil egrned engineer booths and four for liter- to the naval measure, yesterday Jan. 24. Professor Naumann, for-
dgrelsb musicwillbergrantedrstudent itha iblxtritalked for three hours on the dry merly of the University of Frank-
directly by the University after ap- a e ,or other studea possibe ex enforcement item and friends of fort, is lecturing and traveling in
proval of the curricula by the o fr o trtuen t. the naval program were fearful America while officiating at the
Board of Regents. No far-reaching Dr. Little To Attnd that other senators might retard University of Wisconsin as the oc-
change in courses offered is con- The general committee announ' action by further extended dis- cupant of the German professor-
templated at present; the music ced the list of patrons and patron- cussion of the prohibition question. ship chair established in memory
courses now given in the literary esses as follows:.Today, a number of the group of the famous educator, Karl
school will not be transferred to . President Clarence Cook Little opposed to the naval measure, said Schurz.
the new unit, it was announced. and Mrs. Little, Regent Walter H. their intention to resist it with the Speaking on the same day, Janu-
When questioned as to the pos- ; Sawyer and Mrs. Sawyer, Regenthope of obtaining some form of ary 24, the second personage, Prof.
sibility of a new building for the Victor M. Gore and Mrs. Gore, Re- modification of its provisions. Paul Hazard, of the College de
School of Music, Earl V. Moore,I gent Junius Beal and Mrs. Beil,
sRe, gent RJunhStoBeandMrs. BtonCoolidge Expects Vote France, will deliver an address in
Musical Director, said yesterday RegentcRalph"StoneoandeMrs. Cton
that present facilities, including Regent W. L. Clements and Mrs. Meanwhile, it became known to- Frenc on es oyages a-
Morris hall, ill auditorium, and Clements, Regent B. S. Hanchett day that President Coolidge feels teaubriand" at 4:15 p. m. in room
three local churches as well as the and Mrs. Hanchett. Regent James the naval bill, one of the last major 103 Romance Languages. Professor
School of Music building on May- .O Murfin, Regent Lucius Hubbard. pieces of administration legislation Hazard is filling the role of Ex-
street, were barly adqay Dean Joseph A. Bursley and Mrs. still pending, would be acted upon change Professor at Harvard uni-
ard t, were barely adequaeand at the same time Chairman versity for this semester.
and that if, as is expected, the Bursley, Dean John R. Effinger and Hale of the senate naval com- The last of the trio of speakers
number of students increases on Mrs. Ef finger, Dean *Hugh Cabot Hl ftesnt aa o- Tels retteti fsekr
t of tens in feses an and Mr Cabot, Dean Henry M mittee, in charge of the bill, ex- is Dr. Ernest Diez, associate pro-
the simplification of credit trans- Bates and Mrs. Bates, Dean Edward. pressed confidence that he could fessor of the history of art at Bryn
eence thepresult woud be seris H. Kraus and Mrs. Kraus, Dean drive it through the Senate with- Mawr college, who will give a talk
erence, the result would be serious A(xout material change from the form on the topic of "Borobudur, The
congestion. Alexander Ruthven and Mrs. Ruth-min which it passed the House. Once Temple of the Thousand Buddhas"
Lack Satisfactory Hall en, Dean Marcus L. Ward and Mrs. he gets going on it again he and in Natural Science auditorium, at
He also pointed out the lack of Ward, Dean Carl Huber and Mrs. its supporters are ready to gorinto 4:15 p. in., Monday, Jan. 28.
a stisactry ecial all lira! Huber, Assistant Dean Frederick long daily sessions in the effort to
a satisfactory recital hall, library Wahr and Mrs. Wahr, Dean H. C. obtain a vote as soon as possible.
space, and sound-proof practiceSadler and Mrs. Sadler, Dean J. B QUARTET WILL SING HERE
rooms in the present buildings Edmonson and Mrs. Edmonson,e Opponents are going to try
No plans for a new building have Assistant Dean George Patterson reducen to ten or to five cruisers. They In place of the concert by the
as yet been considered, however, and Mrs. Patterson, Dean Samuel also are expected to line up be- Gordon String Quartet which was
although Director Moore recalled 1T. Dana and M'rs. Dana, Assistant hind the roosal of President postponed from Dec. 12, to this eve-
the fact that in the general campus Da ibrHmhes r n
he a n ner u Dean Wilbur Humphreys, Mr. and Coolidge to eliminate the clause ning, the Detroit String Quartet
pheme drawn up under Dr. Burton Mrs. Robert Campbell, Hon. Web- "to require completion of the new ,will play at 8:15 o'clock in Mimes
ing wastthe rst of t bloc wee ster Pearce and Mrs. Pearce of cruiser program within three theater. Two quartets, one by
'n athehLansing. years." Hayden, the other by Ravel, and
Hill auditorium stands. Dean Griffin Is Patron "Humoresque" by Ippolitoff-Ivan-
"The Regents' action is the cul- Dean Clare E. Griffin and Mrs. off are among the numbers which
mination of a movement which Griffin, Prof. J. P. Mitchell, Jr. NOTICE will be given.
began thirty years ago under the Prof. Earl S. Wo'.aver and Mrs. Students who have not yet
presidency of James B. Angell, Wolaver, Prof. A. J. Jobin and Mrs. subscribed to the 1929 Michi- THE WEATHER
Moore declared. It is the natural Jobin, Prof. H. L. Morrison and Mrs. ganesian are urged to do so this
outcome of the friendship which Morrison, Prof. W. M. Trow and week as the 'Ensian staff will (.y Associaed Press
has been growing up for some time Mrs. Trow, Prof. George Veenker not keep regular hours during Lower Michigan, partly cloudy
between the School of Music and and Mrs. Veenker, Dr. and Mrs. F. the examination period and the Wednesday, probably snow flurries
the University, as shown by their: A. Coller, Prof. W. C. Hoad and Mrs. price of the publication will be in extreme west and extreme north
mutual credit system, by their co- Hoad, Prof. G. M. Bleekman and advanced from $5 to $5.50 on portions; Thursday fair; severe
operation in supporting the band Mrs. Bleekman, Prof. C. H. Stock- Feb. 15 cold wave Wednesday, continued
and glee clubs, by the appointment ing and Mrs. Stocking, Prof. C. C. 15cold Thursday.
of teachers from the School of Glover and Mrs. Glover.-
Music to direct classes in the liter-; Mr. M. L. Neihuss, Prof. C. F. Kes- UNIVERSITY HEADS LAMENT LITTLE'
ary college, by the appointment of sler and Mrs. Kessler, Mr. Carl G.
a University organist and the pur- Brandt, Mr. Ralph James Harlan, . SPEAK HIGHLY OF HIS PERSONA]
chase of a fine organ, and by the Dr. G. R. Moore, Dr. R. H. Kingery
recent decision to allow School of and Mrs. Kingery, Mr. G. D. Clap-
Music students who are schola- I perton, Mr. P. A. Burgderfer, Prof. Personal qualities of the highest ideals." His statement follows:
tically eligible to participate in Jesse Reeves and Mrs. Reeves, Prof. type were attributed to President "Anyone who has known Presi-
University musical activities." E. E. Nelson and Mrs. Nelson, Prof. Little, the retiring leader of the dent Little realizes that he was a
Committee Led To Move D. V. Baxter, Prof. R. Craig, Jr., University,. by various heads of di- man with progressive ideas and

The immediate cause of the Re- Prof. E. Wilby and Mrs. Wilby, Mr. visions in the institution, in state- high ideals, and personally I much
gents' action was the appointment J. E. Bates, I ments made yesterday concerning regret that he has found it neces-
of a committee by President Clar- Dr. Robert Hastings, Mr. E. G. his resignation. They also expressed sary to resign. It is particularly
cnce Cook Little more than a year Hildner, Prof. C. H. Van Tyne and considerable regret that he found unfortunate when he had started,
ago, he declared. Mrs. Van Tyne, Prof. Fielding H. it necessary to resign. so many new and worthy activitiesj
"This action also takes its place Yost and Mrs. Yost, and Prof. "I have come to admire him both in the University and with the
in the larger movement toward Waldo Abbott and Mrs. Abbott. greatly as a man possessing the Alumni."
nh gmr dAd s Abt. highest qualities of a gentleman," Dr. Alexander G. Ruthven, dean
the recognition of art as an indis- i the cnmment made hv Ten of administration, who with three?

A T i CAR rProgram _o rrow TN
Broadcasting from the new Mor-
ris hall studio, the fourteenth Uni-
versity Michigan Night radio pro-Tf
gram will be put on the air be-
tween 7 and 8 o'clock next Thurs-
day night, Jan. 24, through WJR,
s Detroit.
DRIVER FROM SEEING sity faculty will speak on this pro- A ISSUY ROU OTN
AT CROSSING gram: Dr. John Garvey, professor ISSUES RESOLUTION
'___of neurology in the medical school AT MEETING
and specialist in nervous diseases
DRIVER GIVES STATEMENT in the University hospital, will tell BODY IS REPRESENTATIVE
of the "Effect of Alcohol on the
Electric Car Demolishes Motorbus Nervous System," while Prof. J. Statement Says University Is
Operating Between Toledo Raleigh Nelson of the- College of singem en uinesFUiers y I
And Pittsburgh Engineering, will speak on the Losing Genuine Friend Of
work of the Bureau of Engineer- Student Body
(1 y Associated Press) ing Research. In the other two
* BELLEVUE, Ohio, Jan. 22.-A !talks of the evening, Ned Dearborn, Meeting last night to express
blinding snowstorm env eloping a professor of forest zoology in the their appreciation as students of
bus and an electric interurban car School of Forestry and Conserva- President Clarence Cook Little's
was blamed tonight for a crash tion, will tell of "Michigan's Fur three and a half years' adminis-
which claimed 18 lives and resulted j B e a r i n g Animals," and Prof. tration of the University, termi
in injuries to 14 others. The col- Charles C. Fries of the English de- I nated Monday night by the Re-
lision occurred when a bus oper- partment, who is one of the edi- gents' acceptance of his resigna-
ated by the Greyhound company tors of the New English Dictionary, tion, what is known as "the presi-
between Toledo and Pittsburgh ! will explain the task of editing a dent's group" unanimously passed
was struck squarely in the center dictionary and the purpose and ex- the folowing resolution:
by an express electric car of the tent of the new edition. "Following a period of three and
Lake Schore line, en route from Dr. Norman L. Capener of the a half years as president of the
Norwalk to Bellevue, at a double medical school, accompanied by University ,announcement is made
grade crossing a mile and a half Arthur E. Evans of the French de- of the untimely severance of the
east of here. : partment on the lute, will present y rassociation of President Clarence
Edward Butler, of Cleveland, a number of Elizabethan lute songs Cook Little with theeUniversity
driver of the bus, said he pulled as the musical portion of the pro- through the acceptance of his res-
up to a stop at the icy crossing, gram. Philip Culkin will also sing I ignation by the Board of Regents.
looked about, but failed to see any- (three solo groups on the program "Through such action the Uni-
thing. He drove upon the crossing and will be accompanied by Louiseve
at the instant the interurban, Nelson of the School of Music at sy suffer a loss ofhan able
i educator, a brilliant scholar, an
traveling about 35 miles an hour the piano. unselfish and energetic admins-
* reached it. ltao h and enuie frins-
The interurban crashed on top of rtor, and a genuine friend of
the bus and then fell across it in ah.
ditch, smashing the machine into Aim Was Ideal Conditions
1 a mass of twisted steel, and splint- "Although as students we have
ered wood, and pinning nearly all with reluctance accepted some of
the passengers underneath. the policies which Dr. Little has
Pasing Motorists Assist IN"IE'"R ' advocated, we are convinced that,
Those riding the electric car on the whole, his activities in this
frantically began digging into the Prague Teachers To Give Program direction have been carried on in
Swreckage to extricate the dead and Of Folksongs, and Works Of the interest of University students.
injured. Passing motorists made Czechoslovakian Composers To us his chief and paramount aim
improvised ambulances of their throughout his career at Michigan
machines, and the four ambulances i has been to effect ideal conditions
in Bellevue made repeated trips. DAMROSCH PRAISES GROUP for the fullest and highest de-
Scores of volunteers worked in the velopment of the student. Always
snow. It required four hours to; Offering a program of works of willing to assume new responsibil-
remove the bodies of the dead. famous composers of their own ities, regardless of the time and
Four of them were womenh The nationality, the sixty school mas- I effort their fulfillment required, he
18th body could not be removed ters that form the Prague Teach- has untiringly applied himself to
until the New York Central Rail- ers' chorus, will be heard at 8:15 the work which has steadily con-
way responded to calls for jacks o'clock tomorrow night at Hill Au- tributed to a greater Michigan. His
and a wrecking crew to remove the ditorium, in a Choral Union con- efforts' to this end have endeared
'battered wreckage. cert. him to all who have an under-
There were few coherent stories At the persuasion of Czecho- standing of those motives which
of the tragedy, but passengers of
the electric car agreed that t was slovak Americans the Prague guided him in his courageous and
rollin lotrharough tht snw fal Teachers' chorus is making a tour fearless administration.
roll g along through the snow fall of 30 concerts in this country and "As students searching for a
at a fast clip when without warni- Canada to acquaint music lovers broad and liberal education we
ing there was a rending crash. The with the supreme Bohemian art of cannot help but have the highest
bus was torn nearly in two, and
the interurban hurtled into the singing, and with works of their I admiration for . the man who,
air from the force of the impact, great composers who are headed standing firm',l by the courage of
its bulk settling fairly atop the by such internationally known his convictions, voluntarily resigns
wrecked bus. ; masters as Smetana, Dvorak and from a post of high honor because
Janacek. such convictions are not in accord
Passengers on the electric car Among the selections being of- with those entertained by the gov-
e edw'th shocks inorin-fered tomorrow night are songs of erning board of the institution of
juries, but nearly all those on the Dvorak, Smetana, J. P. Forester, J. which he is president.
bus were pinned in the debris. The Kricka, and Janacek. In addition' Fino Qualities Are Recognized
exact number of passengers on the will be national folkksongs and "Knowing the fine qualities of
bus was not learned, but it was dances, by Jar. Kricka, J. Kind- manhood which he possesses and
believed that there were a few who ruch, H. Palla, and B. Polorny.- being cognizant of the keen inter-
were not accounted for in the list Prof. Metod Dolezil is the conduc- est that he has in the highest de-
of dead and injured. tor of the chorus. He is reputed velopment of American youth, we
The dead were taken to three Ito be an exceptionally fine musi- feel that association with him has
Bellevue undertaking establish- ; cian. been a profound inspiration. In
ments where identification was On its recent tour of European him we have unqualified faith and
slow because of the mangled con- countries the teachers' chorus we trust that his future activity
dition of some of the bodies and visited. Paris, London and Berlin, will be guided' by the same high
the number of them. The injured and came away covered with glory. motives of service and helpfulness
of whom two weretin critical con- After Dr. Walter Damrosch had which have characterized his ef-
dition were taken to Bellevue hos- returned from a tour of Europe, he forts at Michigan."
pinjlsdAmonButhelessusriuslyr was asked what he considered the The group which passed this
I most important musical organiza- ;resolution consists of representa-
tion he had heard in Europe. He I tive students drawn from the lead-
SENIOR ENGINEERS replied, unhesitatingly: "By all ing campus organizations, repre-
received means the P r a g u e Teachers senting both the fraternity and
Dues will ber Frid on chorus. There is nothing like it sorority and independent elements
Thursday and Friday of this 1 nte ol. in campus life. They have met
week on the second floor of i the world."
the West Engineering build- The public is requested to come regularly with the president at his
ing. It is necessary that all on time, as the door will be closed home for informal discussions of
dues be at this time during numbers. campus problems, and he has oc-
pdcasionally gone to it for advice in

R. Jamison Williams, dealing with matters affecting the
Treasurer. Uhlenbeck, Gouldsmit students.
W 11r-:.. . 1 A copy of the resolution signed


Win IIVe Lectur'SE + y
by all the members of the group
present at the meeting was trans-
G. E. Uhlenbeck of the I mitted to President Little last,
s department is to give a 'night.

"President Little's resignation!
will have no effect whatever on the
Alumni University plan, that I can;
see, now, except to rob the project
of a whole hearted supporter,"
stated Hawley Tapping, field secre-
tary of the Alumni association. 4
"President Little was not the
originator of the idea although hej
coined the phrase 'Alumni Univer-
sity' which is now used. He has
devoted much time and energy to
the aid of alumni nroiects duringI

series of lectures during the cx-., It was also moved and passed at
the meeting that the group should
amination period on theoretical continue to meet with the presi-
physics, "Kinetic Theory and dent at his home until the end of
Statistical Mechanics," at the Uni- I next semester.
versity of California.
Prof. G. E. Gouldsmit will be on Edison Head To Talk
a leave of absence during the sec-
ond semester which he will spend On Business Policies
in Holland and Germany in order
to get in contact with European Alex Dow, president of the De-
theoretical physicists. He will give troit Edison company, will speak
a lecture at Princeton and Frank- at 4:15 tomorrow afternoon in

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