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VOL. XL, No. 18 ANN ARBOR, MICHIGAN, FRIDAY, OCTOBER 18, 1929 EIGHT PAGES

PRICE FIVE CENTS

RUTH VEN SPEAK
AT LAWSMOKER'
LID E GH F G T "In stressing loyalty to the Un-A
0 ~ iversity," President Alexander G
Ruthven said in an informal ad-
OP[ SeNWsI to members of the Lawyers 11Pl u l
UPEN NEW PATI 5 LCL IPOI
club at a smoker held last night, "I
Ndo not mean to hold up any senti-;
mental ideal before you, but mean
FORI Mgan man must have." FOR NIGHT FLING
-PresidentRuthven went on to1
Air Preliminaries to say that his idea was the building M on Candlepower
up of a consciousness of pride in j llC1 adeo e
be Supplemented by the University and all that it Light to be Ready
Detailed Study. means. He further said thathe , for Use Tonight.
own lee, and is entirely oppoe
GROUND WORK PLANNED o "hestandoffish attitude of many IS STAI ARQ EQUIPMENT
pedagogues.
Retention of Airplane The smoker was held in honor of Improvements Added
Suggested by Head i Prof. Grover C. Grismore and Prof. !
1Edwin C. Goddard, both of the Law to Prepare Field
of Expedition. school, as members of the board for Inspection.
of governors of the 'club. Dean iHen-
(By As °"'te1 1Press) ry M. Bates represented the Law Installation of a million candle-
WASHINGTON, D. C., Oct. 17.- school, and both of the latter men power beacon at the municipal air-
Regardless of whether anyone pre- also made informal talks. port was started Wednesday and
viously traversed Mayan territory
over which Col. and Mrs. Lindthe light, is expected to be in use
. h hContdMsrntonight, officials stated yesterday.
bergh flew recently, the Carnegie Th oeIo h ecn hc
institute of Washington sees in s5 The tower for the beacon, which
their flight the beginning of a new is 55 feet high, was erected by the
era of archaelogical exploration igovernment during the summer,
era of ar.ethrough the lighthouse bureau of
via the 'air. lU the department of the interior. The
Ground parties will be sent by gvthe cietothe oper eirh
the Institute to make scientific and government obtained a lease from
detailed investigation, it was said!Ioc the city on the property which
today at its headquarters. Dr. A. V. arortthrmied rss oudfrAnn
Kidder, chief of the archaelogical - rm m tArorttrmls ot fAn
staff, who made the trip with Lin- Disarmament Question Arbor.
bergh, has suggested the pur- I Must be Settled, Light is Cast Aluminum.
chase of an airplane and perma- He States. The new light will revolve six
nent employment of a pilot to con- times a minute and is powered with
duct expeditions by air preliminary a 1-6 horsepower motor located in
to ground exploration of long-for- MENTIONS CONFERENCE the triangular base, and is used as
gotten territory in the future. standard government equipment
Officials of the Institution de- (s.-(ecUIa t The Dail) for airport purposes. The light is
clined to comment on the assertion OTTAWA, Ont., Oct. 17-The of cast aluminum and is equipped
in Mexico of Alvero Moreno. Trov- world mind on disarmament must with peep sights for day-time fo-
ien, Yucatan explorer, that he was become settled before world peace cusing. Clear glass lenses, which
a member of a party which dis- is attained, in the opinion of Ram- will direct 15 per cent of the light
covered ruins which were said to say MacDonald. 125 degrees upward, are used.
have been found by the Lindbergh The Prime Minister of Great Bri- The combined cost of the light
expedition. tain expressed this view today aft- and tower will come to about $850,
Priority Not Dismissed. er his arrival at the Government it is stated. Airmen say that the
The Institution has made no as- house where he has come from To- new addition will greatly aid night
sertion with regard to Lindbergh's ronto for a three-day visit with flying and a huge concrete marker
priority over the territory, it was Premier Mackenzie King, with at the base is planned for the fu-
explained, and the expedition whom he will discussed Canada's ture.
from its standpoint had a much part in the peace movement he in- Rolling operations on the second
larger end than the mere location stituted with President Hoover. gravelled runway are progressing,
of ruins, the end of combining air After declaring in an interview according to Eli A. Gallup, superin-
and ground archaeological explora- 'that all members of the British tendent of parks. Oiling opera-
tion. commonwealth of nations would be tions have been halted due to the
Planning publication of a series represented at the coming five- lack of oil but it is expected that
of accounts of various phases of the power naval conference in London, more donations will be received
Lindbergh expedition, the Institute Mr. MacDonald said his Labor gov- from local service stations and
will give its views on the signifi- erment in Great Britain sees "a automobile dealers. Pilots who
cance of the efforts in its own offi- world agreement on disarmament have landed on the newly gravelled
cial Bulletim. These will be illus- which is going to result in world surface continue to express appro-
trated with photographs made by val of the work.
the Lindberghs while they were pacification.
th idegswhl hywr Airmail Inspector to Visit Field.
flying over the country. He said his purpose in visiting John A. Rden, operations mana -
They brought back to the Insti- America was to create an atmos- r for the Thompson Aeronautical
tution a mass of photographs, some phere favorable to a conference on gerfcoration, is expected to arrive
which were made by him while she the naval question, and the issue hr ihr-oa rtmro o
was at the controls and others embraced much more than the at- herepeither -today or tomorrow to
snapped by her while he piloted titude of the two pioneering na- insopet the field. He will be ac-
companied by an airmail inspector
their plane. ions. who will determine whether the
It was Lindbergh's realization of mail planes will resume landing at
the feasibility of air and ground FORUM APPROVED the airport rather than at Ypsi-
exploration that formed one of hisBlanti.
chief reasons for going, it was ex-BY FRATERNITIES Lieut. Leonard S. Flo, president
plained.-- of the Flo Flying Service, lessee
Will Remove Obstacles. Oruanizations Favor Faculty of the airport, stated that the bea-
From the beginning of the arch- con was part of the plan for im-
aclogical exploration by man, one Entertainment; Weekly proving the field, which he believes,
of the greatest obstacles has been Visits Planned. ultimately will be an ideal air-
the floundering of explorers ___port.
through mile upon mile of rough (__
and already known country in a Response to the letters sent out
vain effort to reach a small spot, to the fraternities and faculty Nock to Give Lecture
the existence of which was sus- members concerning the Frate-
pected or merely hoped for. With nity-Faculty Forum sponsored by o n RAncient Religions
actual knowledge of the situation the Student Christian association
of ruins, and of the kind of topo- is coming in daily. according to Arthur D. Nock of Clare college,
graphy surrounding them, explor- John E. Webster, '30, president of Cambridge, will lecture next Thurs-
ers in the future will be able to the association. day and Friday, October 24 and 25
avoid the untold futile efforts, The plan which calls for a series on ancient religions. The topic of
with the saving of thousands of of weekly visits to different fra- Ithe first lecture is "The Place of
dollars. ( ternity houses by faculty men for the Emperor Augustus in the His-

1 1

OHIO FOOTBALL I
PROGRAM GOES
ON SALE TODAY
Football statistics of a widely in-
clusive variety will be a part of the
Michigan-Ohio State football pro-
gram to start sale this afternoon.
In addition to is usual pictorial
features and fate on the two
teams, the program will contain a
complete history of Michigan foot-
ball, making it an excellent souv-
enir of the grid season, according
to Phil Pack, '17, director of pub-
licity for the Athletic association.
Though double in size, the program
will sell for its usual price, 25
cents.
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CHOOSEPREIDE01T'
Richard Gretsch Heads
Engineers: Other
Classes Vote.
MORE ELECTIONS TODAY
Richard Gretsch was chosen
president of the senior Engineering
class yesterday in one of the three
elections held on the campus. Two
other votes will be held today, one
for the senior Business administra-
tion students and the other for the
senion Dental class.
Gretsch won over Robert McCoy,
70 to 60. Other class presidents
elected yesterday were George
Slagle by the freshmen Medics and
Thomas C. Winter by the senior
Business administration class.
Slagle was chosen unanimously as
Election for two classes will
be held today.
The senior Dental class will
vote at 5:15 o'clock this after-
noon in the junior lecture room
in the Dental building.
The senior Law class wilil
hold its election at 4 o'clock in
room C, of the Law building.
were the other officers in the first
year Medical class.
Other officers chosen by the
senior Engineering class Hershel
Powell, who won 100 to 28 over Isa-
dore Grodsky, for vice-president.
Robert Neis, who defeated Phillip
H. Dietz, 97 to 32 for secretary, and
Phillip Allen, victor over Harry
Coll, by a 77 to 51 vote.
William Wenzell was elected vice-
president of the freshmen Medics;
John H. Johnston, secretary and
Robert Meyer, treasurer,
Edison Given Jubilee
Dinner by Admirers
(By Assoiated Press))
ORANGE, N. J., Oct. 17.---Thomas
A. Edison, making his first public
appearance since his recent attack
of pneumonia, was hailed by 800
friends and neighbors at a dinner
Wednesday night commemorating

the fiftieth anniversary of his in-
vention of the electric light.
William H. Meadoweraft, secre-
tary to Mr. Edison for almost half
a century, was one of the speakers,
.and told of the first meeting with
the aged inventor. He had descend-
ed into a dingy cellar on the ast
side of New York, filled with a
"weird jumble of iron contrap-
tions," he said, and there tound
Mr. Edison fast asleep on a pile of
iron pipe with only his rolled-up
coat for a pillow. He said he has
been with him ever since.
LOurWeatherMan

HOOVER ARIV uge At
I DEiROlI MONDAY Expected

tendance
Tonight
Meeting

FRO CELEBRATION For

Pep

President Scheduled JUDGE DAY WILL GIVE MAIN TALK,
to Give Address COUNCIL ESPECIALLY INVITES
at Dearborn. ENTIRE FRESHMEN CLASS.
TD HONOR T. A. EDISON rreshmnen. in the entirety of their class, are especially invited to
at-end the pepI meeting at 7:00 o'clock this evening at I lill auditorium,
Party to Take Special in a plea issued late last night by the Student council. Students of all
Train to Cermony classes, however, will take part in the celebration, preparatory to the
Michign-Ohio State battle. The total attendance will reach three or
at Cincinnati. ; four thousand, it is expected.
1,a'to Te Di A leading exponent of Michigan spirit as it should be exhibited
WASHINGTON, D. C., Oct. 17 - at football games, Judge William L. Day, 'ooL, of Cleveland, will be
President Hoover will motor into here tonight, to put the students in a fighting mood. Judge Day's talk is
Detroit from Dearborn next Mon- the principal item on the program,
day to be received by Governor arranged by Stan Cochran, '30L, in
Fred W. Green and Mayor John C. AI I IE charge for the Student council.
Lodge at the steps of the CityHall RMi I"Bob" Bennett Will be Present.
an the Plaza.n wAlong with the Cleveland Judge,
,ninutes and the President has no Mcia prto er gwl
plans to speak theres making his be represented by "Bob" Bennett,
lnsy sea theenmakin his one of the greatest cheerleader ever
nly address at the dinner in his j to perform on Ferry field, for near-
honor at the Independence Hall (yaqatro etr h cn
bouilding at Dearborn early Monday .- y a quarter of a century the scene
builing General Smith S e of Michigan's football encounters.
evening. Suggests' Bennett was chosen Al-American
Leaving here by special train late Reconciliation in cheerleader by Robert Benchley,
Sunday afternoon, the chief exe- wmwhen the latter was a member of
autive and Mrs. Hoover will reach T the New York Times staff. Ben-
Dearborn early Monday. After be-
ing welcomed by Mr. and Mrs. Hen- ELIGIBILITY DISCUSSED nr'et i s a perform some of his
ry Ford and Mr. and Mrs. Thomas meeting tonight and the football
1 EdsByhywllbadteFr "soiad"I ress)tn omh n hefob
. in, are, they wil board the Ford NEW YORK, N. Y., Oct. 17.-Defi- game, Saturday.
train, replica of the old trai nite overtures for resumption of the Judge Day, the main speaker, is
of the Grand Trunk railroad, for annual football rivalry between the well known among University
a trip to Smith creek station at Army and Navy were made today t Alumni circles. He was a leader in
illage en There the guests at therican by Superintendent William R. campus activities during his under-
vile.rThere he gs at e Smith of the United States Military graduate days. He is one of the
elebration in honor of Mr. Edison Academy at West Point. And for most inveterate followers of the
will be presented to Mr. and Mrs. the first time since the service Maize and Blue football team, and
Hoover.E F ss chool broke off athletic relations it is a rare game, according to
Will Re-Enact Famous Invention. nearly two years ago an early Fielding H. Yost, director of inter-
After his speech in the evening, reconciliation appeared likely. collegiate athletics, when "Bill"
the Chief Executive will go to Mr.' aa h spplrl nwi
Edison's Menlo Park laboratory to On a 300-word telegram to Rear Day, as he is popularly known, is
the famous i t reenact the Admiral S. S. Robinson, Superin- not on the sidelines cheering and
ee ouhinvenorreen etet-etendent of the U. S. Naval Aad-, urging the team on.
invention of the incandescent ee- i Mcia'fgtn"bni
tric lamp just fifty years ago. Pro- emy at Annapolis, General Smith Michigan's fighing and, n
eeding to Cincinnati over night, made the outright suggestion "that full strength will be on hand this
the President will go directly to the football games must be resumed," evening to play the -University's
ibson Hotel to be greeted by the "andme extended an preferablyinvitationg- t ity anthe "Maize and Blue," as
.ommittee arranging for the cele- mccommanpmentrtolyhensWnshmg-by
>ration there of the reopening of ton, where the situation can be accompaniment t dthe sigingby
the new system of locks and dams discussed in detail and something t sd s. Se i h
n the Ohio river. The party will 1 accomplished toward renewing words of the songs will be shown
notor through the city to Eden athletic relations between the two on the auditorium screen during
park, where the President will Academies. the singing.
Speak at 10:30 o'clock at the dedi- Concerning the matter of ehgi-
iation of a monument commemor- Ibility standards on which the Army All students with seats in the
ingtermoneng ommthenriv.I rand Navy split, General Smith cheering section for the Ohio
after lunch, Mr. Hoover and his proposed "that any member of I State game will report shortly
party will board a steamer for theI either body, who is declared eligi- before 7:00 o'clock this evening
trip down the river to Louiseville. 1 bls by his Academy, will be eligi- at Hill auditorium. This ar-
River Trip Scheduled I ble to play in this game." rangement has been made to al-
Mr. and Mrs. Hoover and mem- The Army has always asserted j low them to sit in a group and
'ers of their immediate party will its rights to allow tranfer athletes obtain practice in yelling t-
nake the voyage on a small steam- Ifrom collegiate institutions the op- gether.
,r with a newspaper writer and portunity to compete on the same 1
terms as any other student... The
>thers following on the river y The entire freshman class has
steamer Mississippi. Navy has held out for the "three been especially invited to the pep
At dark, the craft will tie up at year rule limiting its men to three meeting this evening so that they
t point on the Ohio for the night years of varsity competition in all. y be drilled in the University
and resume the voyage early on songs and yells in preparation to
Wednesday, arriving at Louisville Birg ham Tells Lobby] the game Saturday, which will be
n the later afternoon after a stop .the first conference tilt in the Ann
at Madison, Indiana, where the Committee of Error Arbor stadium for this season.
'resident will be received by Gov.~~~ Cheerleaders PWan Drill.
eslie, the Mayor of Madison and By Francis M. Stephenson, A.P. Stanton Todd, '30, Varsity cheer-
i small committee. Staff Writer. leader, with his several assistants,
At Louisville, the party will pro- WASHINGTON, D. C., Oct. 17.- will lead the students in yells, in
eed first by motor across the new Under Senatorial examination fre- addition to "Bob" Bennett.Todd
bridge to Indiana. Returning to quently punctured by savage ex- had his corps of helpers out on the
the Brown Hotel, the President will I changes, Senator Hiram Bingham, Ifield yesterday afternoon for a spe-
receive a reception committee and Republican, Connecticut, told the cial drill and will have them there
'est before dinner, lobby investigating committee of again this afternoon so that they
his "borrowing an officer of the will be in the peak of form for to-
Opportunities ope 'Connecticut Manufacturers' asso- night and tomorrow afternoon.
ciation to assist him in his share Fred Asbeck, '29, president of the
to Freshman Ti outsIof writing the tariff bill." Student council last year, and a
ti Appearing voluntarily to make a member of the baseball nine which
statement, he was questioned for this week returned from its tour of
Opportunities for all sophomores I more than an hour as severely as the Orient will preside at the meet-

GROUP TO OFFER
PLAY TWICE MORE
Two more performances of Play
Production's offering of "The
Truth About Blayds" will be given
tonight and tomorrow night in the
Lydia Mendelsshon theatre, a play
by A. A. Milne is presented by the
students in the Play Production
classes and is directed by Valen-
tine B. Windt.
Seats for the remaining two pei'-
formances are still available and
may be reserved by calling the box
office of the theatre. All seats are
priced at 75 cents and are re-
served,
Lewis, Freeman Are
Varsity Band Leaders
At the annual elections of the
varsity band yesterday, Dwight H.
Lewis, '30 E, was elected president
and Albert L. Freeman, '31Mus,
was named vice-president for the
coming year. Regular business of
He meetino fonwed.and npcial

the purpose of coming in, social tory of Religion," and of the second
contact with the undergraduates, "The Development of Mystery Re-
has been approved by all who have libions and their Relation to Chris-
been heard from. tianity."
Fraternities insofar as it is pos- Professor Nock, who will appear
sible will be given the faculty man as one of the lecturers of the reg-
it prefers to have as its dinner ular University series, has a wide
guest. All fraternities are urged to reputation as a scholar in ancient
avail themselves of this privilegec religions and papyrology. He has
by getting in touch with the com- edited a "Treatise of Sallustius on
mittee in charge at Lane Hall. the Gods."
MAPS FOUND CONTAINING VALUABLEI
INFORMATION ABOUT INDIAN TRAILSI

and second semester freshmen who
with to participate in the commit-
tee activities of the Union are
available to those students who will
report to the student offices on the
third floor of the Union between I
I nniRnrnk n ftan

any Senator has been at a hearing ing.
before his colleagues in recent
years. Time and again the witnessj Mitchell Says Test
expressed his "resentment" at the
questions, but every time the in-!CaseisNece
quisitors b 1 u n t 1 y demandedCi

ssary

ihysical .landscape in Michigan,
Finding what are perhaps the this state being the first and only
most valuable maps of Michigan to have in its possession all the
issttorabledayofMiciann-original Indian names of streams,
in existence, stored away in un-~! paths, and villeges.
known corners of vaults and dusty Among the discoveries whichS
shelves, Edward J. Stevens, carto- Stevens unearthed at Lansing was
grapher of the Great Lakes arch- William Burt's map of 1846, show-I
eology division and now employed ing the official boundary line be-
by the University in the Museums tween Wisconsin and Michigan, the
dispute over which nearly causedj
building, returned to Ann Arbor a political break-up. Had this map
yesterday after a short trip through been available at the time, the dis-j
the state buildings at Lansing. pute would have been averted. A
The maps which were uncovered photostatic copy was made and
nearly all the neces- Ibrought to the Museum here. An-
will completesother of the important finds on the

sana o coc any ai ernoon. 1 answers.
(Special to The Daily)
-------- ---------WASHINGTON, Oct 17Attor-
COURTIS LEAVES TO HONOR JOHN ney General Mitchell said today a
DEWE Y A T BIR THDA YCELEBRATiON determination of the liability to ar-
- __I --- Irest of the purchaser of bootleg
Prof. Stuart H. Courtis, of the tion, and is quoted widely in edu- liquor could be obtained only
School of Education, left this mor- cational matters. The minister of through the arrest and conviction
ning for New York city to attend education in Russia is one of his for actual purchase and then the
the 70th birthday celebration of former students, and his theories carrying of the case to the supreme
John Dewey, eminent American have been incorporated in the Sov- court.
philosopher, professor at Columbia iet school system. Upon Dewey's
University, and former head of the I recent visit to Russia, he was hailed BULLETIN.
philosophy department at the Un- as a saint." Sixty 50-yard line tickets fol
iversity of Michigan. Among the' After graduating from the Uni- the Ohio State game are avail-
speakers at the banquet will be versity of Vermont, Dewey received able to those men who are will-
President James R. Angell of Yale, his doctor of philosophy degree at I ing to wear a cheering section
Prof. Ernest C. Moore and Prof. Johns Hopkins University. From uniform, it was announced last
Jesse H. Newton, who will speak on 1884 to 1889 he was instructor, and night.
different phases of Dewey's infiu- later assistant professor of philoso- The block vacancy is due to
ence in philosophy and education. phy at Michigan. After one year at the fact that many of the mere
"Professor Dewey has been active Minnesota. he returned to Ann Ar- i who signed up for the cheering

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