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VOL. XL. NO. 75.

ANN ARBOR, MICYT7GAIT,

SATURDAY, JANUARY 11, 1930

EIGHT PAGES

PRICE FIVE CENTS

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HETORIC -ENGLISH
MERGER APPROVED4
BY REGENTS' BOARD
Pass Summer School Budget;
Transportation Course Is
Established.
EFFINGER OFFERS PLAN
Expenditures of $285,000 Are

Secretary May Lose j
Board Chairmanship'

Referendum Asks New'CRInetgig Board
R 1H SU NT FdrlReserve HeadTHU5i4 S Arrives at Iowa City
QUERIeSWASHI C, Jan. 10.-SK FOR MEET/NGC IOWA TY Ia.Jan. 10.-The
R/ES f O Western Conference committee
Rof the Secretary 0X the auiEn; which is to investigate the eligibil-
SjTeasury from the chairmanship itII of University of Iow atletes
ONSXH0M S { oteFdrlRsreBadinQNMRTSTEwhwre barred from t competition HIII

favor of the governor of the Board:
Correspondent Says Dismissal was advocated today in a commit-
an Unfortunate Incident; tee report accompaning a referen-
Blames Politics, dum submitted to its membership
;by the Chamber of Commerce of
BROOKS IS CENSURED the United States.
The question upon which 1,700
Writer at Columbia Calls Case business organizations were asked
tosvote, also included recommenda-
of Professors Unjustifiable; tions that the flow of bank credit

in the famous "trust fund"'arrived
here late this afternoon.
Petitions Turned Over to Board, The committee is headed by
of Directors for Action Thomas E. French of Ohio State,
on Amendment. and includes W. J. Moenkhaus of
Indiana, and J. F. A. Pyre, of Wis-
consin. They were appointed at
PETITIONS DUE TODAY the request of Iowa authorities to
see if "essential justice" had been
1,058 Signatures Are Procured done to the athletes. Since the fund'
in Favor of Plan; Board was abolished after tihe ConferenceI
in Fvor f Pan; oar had disapproved of it.

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Over Seven Hundred Expected
to Attend Sessions Sponsored
by Engineering College.
MEETINGS TO BE PUBLIC
Many Prominent Engineers Will
Address Annual Conference

Approved for Session
This Summer.
Union of the departments of
rhetoric and English, approval of
the Summer School budget, and
the passing of the recommenda-'
tion to establish a course in trans-'
nortation in the engineering col-
lege, constituted the prinir vvl+1
business of the Regents, meeting Andrew W. Mellon
yesterday afternoon in the Law Secretary of the Treasury, whose
builThe department of rhetoric andremoval from the head of the Fed-
EnglTh ergenisto berc ne t eral Reserve System is sought by
English merger is to be under thea referendum by American busi-
supervision of a committee of five ness leaders.
and this commi'tte will control the _
work in the new department. It is
to be known as the department of
English language and literature. L VLIdA COMPANY
Proposed by Effinger.
Plan for the union was submit-
ted by Dean John R. Effinger, of
the College of Literature, Science,
and Arts, and he is to be one of
the members of the governing com- Greet Will Present Everyman'
mittee. The rest of the personnel ym
was not named by the Regents Hamlet', Twelfth Night'
yesterday. Late This Month.
The union is being made with
three objects in view-the elimina- TICKETS c-. SALENOW
' TIKETSON LE N W

Students Are Aroused.

into speculative cnannels be re-

Will Conter Today.

Listribution of ouestionnaires on stricted, but without prescription More than 1,000 members of the
sex to both men and women stu- by Congress of precise methods to Union had signed petitions asking
exto then a w be followed, and that a uniform for a special meeting to vote on the
dents of the University of Missouri rate of rediscount for all Reserve merit system question when a
last Spring by the sociology depart- banks is "unsuited to our regional check-up was made yesterday aft-!
ment of that institution was not system and to the diversity of, ernoon, The petitions will be pre-
considered improper by the, stu- business conditions." sented to the Union Board of Di-
Nineteen questions were included rectors this noon, when it is ex-'
in the refredum which was compil- peeed that that body will set a
cording to word received late last ed 50 leaders in business, labor, and date for the meeting and determine
I night from Edwin Hough, a student agriculture after a year's study, the method of voting.
journalist at the University, in an- which the Chamber said was "prob- The large number of signers, 1,-
swer to an inquiry sent from The ably the most extensive examina, 050, indicates that the proposition
Dily yesterdaytion of a country's central banking has an exceedingly wide approval
D y y ay. system ever undertaken." of the undergradute body, it was
The whole matter was forgotten, pointed out by members of theI
for a while, according to Hough, be- Student council, which is promot-I
fore an enterprising newspaper ing the matter. It is exnected that
man resurrected the incident' and when the petitions are turned in at
:11 o'clock this morning, that at'
a metropolitan newspaper featuredLleast 1,500 signatures will have
it for several days. , been secured.
President Censured. Five Times Number Needed.
Censure of Stratton D. Brooks, R ThBut 200 signers were needed to
esetRecastVers of TheJoiners' make it mandatory on the record-a
president of the University of Mis- Will Feature Radio Program ing- secretary of the Union to call
souri wag made Thursday by a com- .the special meeting. With five
mittee of the Association of Uni- Scheduled This Evening, times as many. signatures already

The committee members refused in the Union.
to discuss the Iowa case and would
not discuss the power they will More than 700 delegates are ex-
have in deciding the eligibility of j pected to attend the sixteenth an-
the men. Whether they can rein- flual conference on highway engi-
state the men by their own author- neering, to be held here Feb. 11-13,
ity or merely recommend such ac- inclusive, under the direction of the
tion to the Conference has never College of Engineering, with the co-
been made clear. operation of the Michigan state
A conference with the Iowa eligi- highway department and the Mich-
bility committee consisting of C. C. igan Association of Road Commis-
Williams, F. J. Higbee, and Lewis sioners and Engineers, it is an-
Telzer, was on tonight's program. nounced by Prof. R. L. Morrison, of
-- ---_the department of highway engi-
neering and highway transport.
Meetings of the conference will
I be held this year for the first time
Hgog S Sp gK[Hin the Union, Professor Morrison'
says. Formerly, meetings were held
H in the Engineering building, but be-
cause of the constantly increasing
number of persons in attendance, it
Langdon-Davies, English Writer, has become necessary to move the
Will Appear as Oratorical place of meeting to a larger hall.
The Assembly hall of the Union was
Association Speaker. selected, and all of the general ses-
sions will be held there.
TO TALK ON POLITICS Famous Men to Speak.
Several of the country's most
John Langdon-Davies, the distin- prominent engineers have been se-
Parlia- cured to speak, it is revealed by the
guished British writer and Pri- program~, which was made public
mentary candidate has been select- yesterday.hm
ed to take the place of William Hard, Thp open meeting will be held at
the Washington correspondent 9:30 o'clock Tuesday morning, Feb.
w'o was sceduled to speak here 11, in the Union. Harold D. Smith,
w~o as cedued o spak eresecretary of the Michigan Munici-
next Wednesday as the fifth lec- pal league, will preside, and the fol-
turer on the Oratorical associa- lowing talks will be given: "Safety
tion's program. This change was Equipment. on Motor Vehicles, by
Inspector Edward A. Mitte, direc-
brought about by the departure of tor -of traffic of the Detroit police
William Hard Thursday for Eng- department; "Uniform Signs and
land where he will take part in the Markers,"' by Capt. Laurence A.
approaching London naval confer- Lyon of the safety and traffic di-
ence, according to Henry Moser of vision of the Michigan department
the, spechdngtmentMsefof public safety; "Protecting School
the speech department, business Children," by Chief C. J. Scavarda,
manager of the Oratorical associa- of the Flint police department,
tion. Morrison to Preside.
SMr. Langdon-Davies has chosen Professor Morrison will preside at
Mr ago-aie a hsn the Tuesday afternoon session, at
or his subject "The English Politi- which Maxwell Halsey, traffic en-
cal Scene" with which, an ex-can- gineer of the Massachusetts de-
didate for Parliament, he is most partment of public works, will talk
familiar. An Oxford graduate, Mr. on "State Highway Traffic Control.
Langdon-Iavies was for two years Control," by Hawley Simpson for-
a feature writer in the London of- merly traffic engineermofnEssex
fice of the Christian Science Mon- county, N. J., and on "The Railway

tion of certain writing courses ana 11' "" " vri~
thus utingoutdulicatei ; versit processors. The censure wasW
thus cutting out duplicatelon; the --S Phi Ben Gr and h announced by the association after PEAT, AITON, WILL TALK
saving o moneydb the eta Sir Philip, Ben Greet and his ran investigation into the disciplin-
curtaiment of the staff; and the" company of English actors have ing of two members of the Univer- Dr. Max M. Peet of the Medical
general curtailment of the depart- been secured by the Lydia Mendels- sity faculty'"because of their sane- School will be the first speaker on
mental work.i sohn theatre for one per.ormance tion" of the questionnaires. the Michigan Night radio program
The 'Summer School budget, as; Answers Inquiry. to be broadcast tonight from 7:30
approved by the Regents, stands Sunday night, January 26, nd two Hough's answer to Te Dail's t8:30b fom te Mors hall stuio
at $285,087. This budget is $1,999 !performances Monday afternoon uer s about the attitude of the through station WJR. Dr. Peet will
more than last year. Explanation and night, January 27. student body of the University on talk on "Fractures of the Skull."
of the increase in expenditures was Sunday night the company will the whole affair follows: Prof. Arthur S. Aiton of the his-
diescrib ed s being due to the ex- !"oi
pansion of instructors, the addition present "Everyman" with its alle- "No impropriety was manifest to tory department will discuss "The
of the School of Music courses, and gorical characters representing ab- receiven coieswofmen stude st ho iL stCenern the period betehn
an increase of $25 in the salary of stract virtues or qualities. naire last Spring. Certainly they the landing of Columbus and the'
all instructors. Monday matinee Shakespeare's were not shocked. It was consid- landing of the Pilgrims.
A course in transportation in the ! "Twelfth Night" will be given.. On ered by some as a joke; by many In addition, "The 'Joiners," the;
engineering college is to be carried this present American tour, Mr. as an interesting experiment in so- winning one-act student-written
on through the department of civil Greet plays the part of "Malvolio." ciological research which was ex- pl y in last year's competition, willj
engineering and will lead to a de- At the Monday night perform- tended as its purpose. be put on the air. This play, writ-
gree of Bachelor of Science in En- ance, the first quarto of "Hamlet" "Within a week's time, they were ten by Arthur Hinkley and given a
gineering in the field of transpor- will be used for the performance, answered and forgotten until some showing at the Bonstelle Playhouse
tation. "Hamlet," as it is generally known, enthusiastic reporter conceived the in Detroit, was recast by Valentine
To Have Wide Range. was written about a year after the idea of writing a huge story for his B. Windt, director of Play Produc-
The course will include study in first quarto and was padded to newspaper. He did, and started the tion's activities, and will constitute
every field of transportation and l twice tihe length of .the first manu- whole rumpus. the Morris hall studio's first at-
communicat.on, and will include 'script._ The first quarto, because of Demonstrate Resentment. tempt at play broadcasting.
72 hours of work in economics, lan- its length, does not have to be cut "Students demonstrated their re- According to Prof. Waldo Abbot
guages, English, and similar depcrt- for a presentation and none of the sentment to the dismissal of the of the rhetoric department, direc-
ments. The remainder of the work actual drama has to be omitted. two professors which in any event. tor and announcer of the campus.

obtained the action will tend to be
that much more convincing on the
directors, councilmen stated yester-
day.
The petitions began circulation
Tuesday evening when the project-
was submitted to a special 50 rep-
resentative students and voted
their unanimous approval. Mem-
bers of the committee volunteered
to take out petitions and have se-
cured the signatures of the 1,000
students.
d ilt Affect Two Offices.
The merit system proposition,
which will be effected by an amend-
ment to the Union constitution,
provides for the selection of the
president and recording-seertary,
the two highest offices of the or-
ganization by an electoral board
composed of three students and
four alumni and faculty members
The members of this board will be
picked each year by the Union di-
rectors from their own member-
ship, the plan provides.
Appointment of the two offices,
the proposal states, will besmade a
week preceeding the annual z'dl-

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will be done in engineering sub- . The company includes, beside was an undeserved punishment. radio programs, some minor campus election in the spring. itor and a constant contributor to
jects such as auto transportation 'Mr. Greet, Russell Thorndike, the The whole matter was unfortunate changes were made in the script in They will held office for a year, 'the New Statesman and the West-
and aero engineering. The course ; brother of Elizabeth Thorndike, for Missouri and its state Univer- order that it might be successfully under the same plan at present hn minister Gazette.VAR
is to be established next fall. who is the great English tragedian. sity, but the public never learns broadcast. Deletion of strong lan- effect. .. T
The proposal was made by Prof. Seats for each of the three per- how much politics enters into these guage and changes necessary be- The selection by an electoral He has done extensive lecturing
John S. Worley, and the details formances of the company are 'important events." cause of lack of scenery and cos- board will allow the candxiates to in the United States during the
were .outlined by him. The new priced at $2.50, $2.00, $1.50, and Several hundred of the question- 'tumes were the extent of altera- be picked on basis of their work in past three years, his subject em- Disp
course will require no expansion n $1.00. Mail order applications for naires, approved by Professors Har- tions, Professor Abbot states. subordinate positions and not by bracing labor conditions, scientific team
the form of new instructors.. tickets are being received at the mon O. DeGraff and Max F. Meyer, Musical selections by a string en- political ability, according to those themes, feminism, various phases; the t'
Further business, included the Lydia Mendelssohn theatre. were distributed promiscuously to semble from the Schoo'l of Music favoring the plan. of Spanis m, vaninttphockey
acceptance of the offer of the E. T. men and women students with in- are also scheduled for the one hour _of Spanish life and intimatehk
duPont de Nemours company to LEAGUE LAUDED structions to answer them anony- 'program, the broadcasting of which _sketches of literary and political lead o
continue the duPont scholarship. mously. may be witnessed by any who may people in England. He is a familiar men t
The stipend is $750 yearly. A T DISCUSSION The questionnaire, according to wish to visit the studio. A review of last night's per- contributor to the New Republic' roughe
The Regents also accepted a the investigatfg committee, allud- formance of Kreutzberg and and various other magazines. Mr. the Co
group of 34 pictures illustrating Meeting on the occasion of the ed to "the changing economic sta- I BASKETBALL SCORES Georgi will be fond i the Music Langdon-Davies is only 31 years Befo
forestry, milling, and logging con- tenth anniversary of the founda- tus of women, the sexual code, d a nd Drafa coun on page of age but he is an interesting and i frame
diti'ons presented by Frank L. tion of the league of Nations a the moral ideas concerning the; West Virginia 34, Georgetown 27. four. brilliant speaker as well as a keen.wngo
Michelson, of Detroit. discussion was held yesterday in family." Missouri 31, Iowa State 24. _ _I and original thinker. pletely
the Natural Science Auditorium on CAREFR E -ARTIS S GOSL IGHING___SEE T Wdrswin
'Whither Goes Japan' ,the subject,"The Tenth Birthday CAREARTISTS GO ad sli
tob ou ujc of the Living Corpse." The speakersKbZLL i l d TO S E OW Cold Kills Thousands ;slot. T
to beforum Subject Dr. H. B. .Calderwood, the AFTER DANCE RECITAL HERE THURSDAY NIGHT as Wave Sweeps China iuto
teowekyRev, H. P. Marley, Mrs. A. W. Hais- A T RD N ER CT LH R H R D Y N G Tmnt
Continuing the series of weekly ley, Prof. P. W. Closson, Miss Fung y Asocatel Press) fect lo
student International Forums, Su- Liu, and J. M. .Brumm, '31. By W C G. . PEIPING, China, Jan. 10.-Haltavictory
'sumu Kobe of Japan will speak on Dr. Calderwood was the first to i t u e Friedrich is alert to all conversa- the three artistsans their ability to of China for days has been experi- vThe
the subject, "Whither Goes Japan?" ' th Unlike the usual exponents of ion, but quiet during most of it, change in an stant from playful encing the severest cold wave in 60 middle
at the meeting at 4 o'clock tomor-apero h-rraoeng;1amschllkodtohee-".llLv,
aternooin t auditoriumo his speech with the statement that the expressionistic dance, Harald from necessity. ious wo k of thei dance recital.-Years with the ded numberingoichig:
row afternooneauanyone regarding the League as a Kreutzberg and Yvonne Georgi, After the performance Thursday Backstage, they joke and jibe the the thousands and with tens of counte
Kobe, who is enrolled in the Uni- dead issue was assuming an atti- and their pianist Friedrich Wilk- night, a small supper was served stage crew with fr andly banter, thousands suffering cruelly from ustara
vrsity as a graduate student, will tude that was nothing short of ens, are three of the most natural in the Russian Room of the Wom- but the inant the song sounds Ulack of shelted. p aand T
ganalysis of the at- stupid in the light of the present , to have gained as much en's League building. During the (denoting the rising of the curtain
ivacopeesituation. dntn sn he uti the districts where famine follow- which
titude of the Japanese people to- a.iuatin.fame as they have, that we have course of the evening, and after for the next number the careless- ed crop failures last summer were scorei
wards the other races of thet world. ever met. much gestulation, it was fially ness is discarded and an intensive hard hit and many died in the ho- Wolver
The developments of the eastern Mimes Reveals Plans Harald and.Yvonne (the personal made clear that the three wanted concentration on the next num- a in As
question, that recently attracted for Second -Semester reference is made at their own re- to go sleigh riding the next morn- r evr nd f vesinto which they crawled in-
world-wide attention, will be dis- quest) speak English to some ox- ing. Specifications were exact- crackers backstage would scarcely va search for warmth. The great- sistent
cussed in detail by Kobe. Production of three plays during tent, but Friedehick is making his four horses, straw in the cutter, and shake the attention that is riveted est mortality from the wintryj states
The discussions are not limited to the second semester of the present first tour of this country and his lots of bells. by Harald ,and Yvonne on the blasts was in the Suiyuan district and u
the foreign students enrolled in the school year will comprise the ma- English vocabuary is greatly lim- Consequently, yesterday morning, dance, and by Friedrich on his p- of Northern Shansi and inner Mon-
itedool yearomwilplaysmthesgrater for two dano.egoaia whereiitrwas entatsdpthat throug
University, all students being in- jority of work to be done by Mimes,,ited. Pantomine plays the greater for two hours the trio with their ano.1 wher-tnaurihedpess.class
vited to take part. honorary campus dramatic organi- part of interpretation when the manager, Mr. Carl Reed, and a Certainly ohe of the accrou- 15,000st of under - nourished persons, Lange
zation, according to an announce- three are are conversing with ad- party of admirers, saw the city and ments of the successful artist is w'os f rthem aged and children long s
ment made by E. Mortimer Shuter, mirers. At times Harald is called the campus from the comfort of a exhibited to the highest degree i were dead from exposure of Jo
ti1Weahr Idirector of Mimes activities, last upon to interpret the converEation, flat-bed sleigh,, heaped with blan- the forcefulness of these three peo- featur
night. but Yvonne and Friedrich make kets. pe when the curtain rises. On the Playmate of Alphonse
First of these productions will be themselves understood. Yvonne was a vivacious individ- other hand, when the number is Dies at Seventy-Three Mic
Clyde Fitch's "The City." This will Frankly, but without meaning ual. She shed her fur coat, jumped over, they can be as light and Tompk
be followed by Galsworthy's "Old ridicule for the trio, these three from the sleigh, and ran beside or cheerful as before. It is as if a cord \ -w tHart
English," postponed several weeks German artists reminded us more of ahead of the vehicle for the greater ?rat bound them had been snap- EVANSTON ILL, Jan. 10.-Dr. Bryan

(Continued on Page 8)
ZSITY BEATS
ECH IN HOCKEY
By Adsit Stewart.
laying a superior brand of
play and clever skating in
ird period, the Wolverine
team overcame a one point
f the Michigan Tech puck-
win one of the fastest and
st games ever witnessed on
lesium rink by a 2 to 1 score.
re a minute of the final
had passed Joseph, fast left
f the Mich2gan team, come
fooled the Miners' goalie
.g him away from the net
ipping in to make a two foot
'his point threw the score in'-
e where it remained for five
,s until Langen made a per,-
ng shot which cinched the
of the Wolverines.
lone Tech score came in the
of the second period when
center, slipped one past' the
;an goal tender for the first
r of the game. Thts Tech
nd the two wings, Ruetta
isen, formed a flash trio
several times threatened to
but were frustrated by the
'ine defense men and goalie.
whole the Michigan puck-
layed a 'steadier, more con-
type of game than the pup-
who were somewhat erratic
nable to successfully carry
h occasional flashes of high
hockey. The deadly eye of
n, who perfectly placed many
.hots and the clever skating
seph were the outstanding
es of the Michigan att 41ck.
LINEUPS.
i. Mich Tech.
ins ..... G .....:... Gilles
..........RD ........ Kaiser
t ........ LD.....Kilpatrick

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