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BIG TEN TRACKMEN
TO COMPETE TODAY1
FOR INDOOR TITLE
Conference Athletes Gather at
Minneapolis for Annual
Championships.F
IOWA SLIGHT FAVORITE
Chicago, Wisconsin, and Ohio
State Given Best Chance
to Outscore Hawks.
By Sheldon C. Fullerton.
Track and field athletes from all
of the Western Conference univer-
sities will gather in Minneapolis to-
day for the annual indoor cham-
pionships which will be run off to-
night and tomorrow. One of the
closest indoor meets in recent years
is predicted, with no one school be-
ing favored to cop the title by any
appreciable margin. Iowa, defend-
ing champion, has a good chance
to repeat, but will be hard pressed
by several other teams, among
the most formidable being Wiscon-
sin, Ohio State ,and Chicago.
Many individual stars are listed
among the entries, but no one team
can show a balanced array of
trackmen that will assure it off
points in each event. The outcome
of the meet seems to depend more
than ever upon the number of sec-
onds, thirds, and fourths that the,
leaders can amass, as first places
appear to be fairly evenly distri-
buted among the main contenders.
Wolverines May Place.
Michigan's chances to take any
first places are slim, but the Wol-I
verines should take several points
for. place. Tolan and Campbell,

Poet-Critic Comments on Poetry, Criticism;

Explains Parodies in

Verse, Creative Work

Untermeyer Talks on Lawrence,'
Hoffenstein, and Others
in Interview.
"When a man reaches the age of
40, he should begin to take himself
seriously, even if no one else does.
That is why I gave up parody and
turned to creative poetry," said
Louis Untermeyer, noted poet and
critic, in an interview yesterday.
"The function of the parodist and
critic, while important, lacks the
creative drive of the poet, who is
seeking to make his mark. Others
were doing even better parodies on
my own parodies, so I felt that it
was high time for me to branch
out," he stated.
When asked about the death of
D. H. Lawrence, Mr. Untermeyer
smilingly proclaimed his innocence,
but when asked what he considered
Lawrence's place in modern litera-
ture, he expressed the belief that
his prose works would outlive the
poetry. While he considers Law-
rence's works extremely powerful,
even including his paintings, he al-
so believes that his writings are
too sex-obsessed to be of great and
lasting value.
"Men should not limit them-
selves to the expression of racial
backgrounds alone, as Lewissohn
ILLSPEAK TODAY11
J. B. Condliffe to Give Address
on Industrial Conditions
in Far East Nations
WELL KNOWN AS WRITER

are Michigan's best bets in the J .B. Conldliffe, director of re-!
dashes, while Dale Seymour in the search for the Institute of Pacific
quarted mile, Potter in the hurdles, seahor the ific
Benson in the half mile, and Brooks Relations, will speak on the "In-
in the shot put may garner points. dustrial Revolution in the Pacific
Eleven other Wolverines also made Area," at 4:15 today in the Natural
the trip to try to break into the Science auditorium. The lectur.e is
point column.
George-- Suimpson,- Ohio State under the auspies. .of the depart-!
flash, will defend his title against ment of economics.
a strong field including Ford of Condliffe was formerly professor
Northwestern, Tolan and Campbell of Economics in Canterbury Col-
of Michigan, East and Root of Chi- lege, New Zealand. For the past'
cago, and several others of nationai four years he has been employed
repute. by the Institute of Pacific Rela-
Warne is Favored. tions. Twice during this time he
Tom Warne of Northwestern, has made a circuit of the Pacific
world's intercollegiate indoor pole countries. Last November, Condliffe
vault champion, will receive some attended a general convention of
keen competition from McDermont the Institute in Kyoko, Japan. He
of Illinois and Canby of Iowa, with is considered an authority on the
the winner being favored to set a economic phase of the relations of
nhew recrd. In last year's meet: the countries of the Orient.
new relost to Canby, but the Wild-! Condliffe has written to some ex-
Warneot the new world's mark tent on his research, especially for'
cat star sek later in the Illinois the Economic Record which is pub-
only aweeltrlished in Australia. The purpose of
relays. d Rodgers of Illinois his present tour is the editing and
rSentman an bso the hurdlers, publishing of the report of the con-
are among the best of h o hohuldference in Kyoko.
while Haydei of Chicago shold The Institute is a federation of
also makeabidforetaworl the national councils of each of the
Sentman has tied severalwol countries that borders on the Pa-
records over various distances this cific ocean with its central offices
winter. Potter of Michigan may in Honolulu, Hawaii. Its purpose is
pick up a point in this event, to arrange conferences at which
Weaver-Behr Duel Expected topics of interest to the various
Records are likely to fall in the countries will be discussed and to
shot put, where a great battle be- promote research. Proft Charles F.
tween Weaver of Chicago and Behr Remer, of the department of eco-
of Wisconsin is in prospect, as both nomics is a member of the Amer-
men have been tossing the weight I can council.
better than 45 feet all year. Rob- I , _
erts of Iowa, Wineland of Illinois, I T ANNOUNCED
and Brooks of Michigan may also ..F R CE B I E
take points in the shot. FOR 'THE BRIDE'
Illinois has Carr in the high jump __._
rated for points, while Chicago ex-I Shuter Issues Parts to Nine
pests Letts to get somewhere in the f ws
middle distance runs. Ohio State,! for New Mimes Play.
in addition to Simpson, will have |
Strother in the quarter mile, Han- :E. Mortimer Shuter, director of
over in the mile, and Petersilge in Mimes plays, announced yesterday
the hurdles upon which to count., the cast for the coming production,
Goldsworthy and Follows in the I "The Bride," which will run all
distance runs are expected to boost next week, with a matinee Satur-
the Badger's score. I day.
Iowa won last year's champion- } June Day, '33, who played the
ship with a total score of 29 2-3, feminine lead in "The Outsider,"
with Illinois taking second place will play the leading role. She will
with a mark of 20 5-6. be assisted by R. Duane Wells, '32,
Preliminaries in the quarter and and Charles P. Moyer, '31L, who
half mile runs will be held tonight,!had one of the leading roles in
with a possibility that the trials in "Merrie-Go-Round," this year's op-
the dashes and hurdles will also I era.. Others in the cast are Joseph
be staged if the fields are large R. Jennett, '30, Joe Bates Smith,
enough to warrant it. '30, Joseph R. Sherk, '32, Garfield
Hubble, '31 and Norma H. Bockel-
Collection of Senior man, '33M. Nina Lewis, '33, is un-
derstudying Miss Day, and will play
Dues to Stop at Noon her part on the Saturday perform-
ances.

does, but should strive to express
every type of art of which they are
capable," Mr. Untermeyer contin-
ued. "If Roland Hayes limited him-
self to singing only Negro spirituals
much would be lost in, the same
way that Robert Frost would be T
wasting his talents if he wrote only
Scotch Presbyterian poems.
"Dorothy Parker and Samuel
Heffenstein write. excellent verse,
but it is never confused with poe-
try. Both have the knack of wise-
cracking and giving their verses
unusual twists at the end which are
amusing for the moment and
thrown aside as soon as they are
read."
The talk turned again to parody.
"I think John Riddel is undoubted- I
ly one of the leading critics of the E
day," said Mr. Untermeyer. "He at- 1
tains his place as a critic throughb
his excellent parody, and is, at thet
same time, a creative author in his
own right under the name of Corey
Ford," he concluded. -
FREEOM oF PRESS's
UPHELD BY COURT.
Cleveland Press Wins Reversala
of Year Old Contempt of
Court Decision.
JUDGE OVERRULES FINES
(By Associated :Press)
CLEVELAND, Mar. 6.-Freedomr
of the press won another victory3
here today when the Appellater
Court overruled a contempt of .
court conviction of Louis B. Seltzer,a
editor, and Charles K. Matson, edi-
torial writer of the Clevelandf
Press, daily newspaper. f
The Appellate court ordered Ma- ,
son and Seltzer not to py $500
fines nor to serve 30-day jail sen-
tences which were imposed on tnem
a year ago by Common Pleas
Judge Frederick Walther. In audi.-
tion, the Appellate judges scored
Judge Walther for his actions in 9
the case and delivered an opinionw
that the rights of free newspapersP
are essential to' a free people.
Judge Walther tried and con-e
victed Matson and Seltzer on the
contempt charge when he took of-t
fense at an editorial in the Pressl
which criticized him for granting1
an injunction restraining Sheriff
E. J. Hanratty from stopping a bet-'
ting system at a race track.
. Newton D. Baker, former Secre-
tary of War, defending Matson and1
Seltzer, .declared that the editorial
was inotAin.contempt inasmuch as I
it did 'not interfere with the court
nor concern'a case then pending.
The Appellate court decision1
said: "We live in an age of piti-
less publicity where the freedom f
the press and freedom of speech
are paramount issues, and news-
papers should have the right to
print what they please, always
guiding themselves by the laws of
libel. A free people must have
a free press, and a newspaper
should have the right to speak
freely its views. >
"Because a man gets on the
bench, it does not necessarily
mean that he has changed his
temperament or his liability to get
excited and if he can set himself
above the rest of mankind and sit
in judgment on grievances in
which he is the injured party, we
are establishing a dangerous prece-
dent.'_
Witness States That
Dry Law is Life Saver
(By Associated Press)

WASHINGTON, March 6.-The'
assertion that prohibition has sav-
ed more lives than America lost in
action in the world war was made
today by Patrick H. Callahan in
testimony before the house judi-
ciary committee, which is conduct-"
ing hearings on proposals fobr the
repeal of the eighteenth amend-
ment.
Feminine Golf Stars
Will Compete Today
(By Ass'ocited Pres.s)
ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla., Mar. 7 -
Four first ranking feminine golf
Fstars will meet here today in the
semi-finals of the Florida East
Coast Golf championship.
One bracket finds Miss Glenna
Orilnpfff: nn+.i I 'n r,'h -. _

ON FREESPEECH
AT CONUVDTION
Noted Theologian of New York
Coning Under Auspices
of Wesleyan Guild.
WILL APPEAR SUNDAY
Methodist Leader Is Known for
Research Work in Field
of Social Service.
"Does the United States Want
Freedom of Speech?" will be sub-
ect of an address to be delivered
by the Rev. Dr. Harry F. Ward,- of
the Union Theoogical seminary,
New York, before the student bodf
at 8 o'clock Sunday evening in Hill
.uditorium.
The convocation is being spon-
ored by the Student Christian as-
ociation through the courtesy of
he Wesleyan Guild corporation.
The speaker is being brought here
under the Henry Martin Loud fund,
administered by the corporation. -
Noted as Author.
The Rev. Dr. Ward comes to Ann!
krbor as one, of the outstanding
eaders of the Methodist Episcopal
hurch, especially recognized for
Mis interest in social service as re-
ated to the church. He has con-
ducted research in this field and
has written several books concern-
ng community life, labor move-
ments, the working class in general,
and the social order in their con-
nection to the gospel and the
church as an institution.
Born in London fifty-seven years
ago, he came to America when
ighteen years of age. He attend-
d the University of Southern Cal-
fornia and later Northwestern uni-
versity where he received an A. B.
degree in 1897. A year later he re-
eived a master's degree from
Harvard university.
Held Many Positions.
For fourteen years he served in
pastorates in Chicago, during
whichtime he became noted as a
social leader of the church. He
was one of the founders of the
Methodist Federation of Social
Service and has served as its gen-
eral secretary since 1911. He has
also been an associate secretary of
the Social Service commission of the
Federal Council of Churches of
America.
The Rev. Dr. Ward, professor of
social service in Boston university
school of theology in 1917-1918 and
since that time has held a similar
position in the Union Theological
seminary in New York. He is a
member of Phi Beta Kappa, and
Delta Sigma Rho. Books which he
has published include "Social
Evangelism," "Poverty and Wealth,"
"The Labor Movement," and "Thc.
Gospel for a Working World.'
HILLEL PLAYERS
WILL GIVE DRAMA
'Caponsacchi' to be Presented
Tonight at League.
Hillel Players, the newest drama-
tic group on the campus, will pre-
sent the first performance of "Ca-
ponsacchi," the poetic;-drama by
Arthur Goodrich, at 8:15 o'clock to-
night in the Lydia Mendelssohn
theatre. The 'play will be given
again tomorrow night at the same
time.
Work on the production of this
play has been under the general
direction of Prof. J. Raleigh Nel-

son, professor of English in the En-
gineering school, and the actual di-
rection of the vehicle has been su-
pervised by Sylvan Simon, '32.
Seats for either presentation of
this drama are on sale at the box
office of the Lydia Mendelssohn
theatre. All tickets are priced at
75 cents.
Texas Bows to Giants
in Opening Game, 4-1
(By Associated Press)
AUSTIN, Texas, Mar. 6 - The
New York Giants ushered in the
1930 baseball exhibition season to-
day with a four to one victory over
I the University of Texas nine.

ed a brief history of
in current lterature.
constituted the first

CRITIC DISCUSSES
TREND IN MODERN
AMERIlCAN POETRY'
Untermeyer Talks on Tendencies
in Contemporary U. S.
Poetry, Prose,
LAUDS NATIONAL SPIRIT
Writer Points to Growth of New
"American Language" as
Typical Prdgress.
Speaking last night in Natural
Science auditorium before a capa-
city audience, Louis Unterneyer.
aprominent poet and critic, discus-
sed the subject of "Modern Ameri-
can Poetry," in which he develop-

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new trends
The lecture
of a spring

series under auspices of the Hillel
Foundation.
According to Mr. Untermeyer,
national poetry has taken on a
new signficance within the last
decade. Outlining three principal
developments in the "twentieth
century poetry," the New England
poet declared, "The new age has
seen American poetry become es-
sentially American in a national
feeling, in range, and in language."
The rise of a poetical national
spirit in this country, he believed,
is evidenced by the wide use of
local subject matter.
Calls Moderns Distinctive.
"Writings of E. A. Robinson may
be distinguished from those of Car*
Sandburg by a mere glance at thek'
form on the printed page, whereas,
for the nineteenth century, works
of menrsuch as Longfellow and
Whhittier can easily be thought
identical," stated Mr. Untermeyer,
in illustrating that modern poets
tre developing distinctive types of
personality through the medium of
words.
He then advocated the proposi-
tion that the United States is cre-
ating a language of its own, which
is becoming increasingly visible on
the "poetical barometer." "In Am-
erita," observed Mr. Untermeyer,
"English is one of theumost beauti-
ful of the dead languages. How-
ever, the new 'American language'
is a most vivid and diverse affair."
Talks on Poets.
Brief opinions concerning lead-
ing poets were given, in which Va-
chel Lindsay, Carl Sandburg, and
Ezra Pound were enumerated as
respectively representing the three
classes of religious, modern, and
intellectual "jazz." The poet then
read a letter from Virginia Woolf,
literary purist, to illustrate an ideal
combination of poetry with prose
in diction.
A short anthology of poems wasj
thenhgiven. including several by
Robert Frost, and one by the lec-
turer, entitled "Caliban in a Coal
Mine." The discussion concluded
by the readng of several of the
writer's parodies on Richard Vin-
cent Benet, John Masefield, and
Edgar Guest; this was followed by
short open forum session.
No Change Reported
in Taft's Condition
(By Associated Press)
WASHINGTON, Mar. 6.-The
condition of William Howard Taft
was said at 7 p. m., by his physi-
cians, to have shown no improve-
ment since morning, but that he
had taken nourishment fairly well.
The doctors did not plan to visit
Mr. Taft again tonight, but in-
stead, planned to keep in touch
with the attending nurses by tele-
phone to learn of any indicated
change that might occur.

Detroit Symphony Orchestra to
Close Series of Choral
UnionConcerts.
Ossip Gabrilowitsch and his fa-
mous group of musicians will ap-
pear Monday night, March 10, in
Hill Auditorium for the last of this
season's series of Choral Union
concerts.
This will be the second time this
season that the Detroit Symphony Z
orchestra and its conductor have
come to Ann Arbor for a concert.
This program, like the first pre- I
sented October 30, will be built by
Mr. Gabrilowitsch from among the
most brilliant and attractive selec-!
tions of the immense repertoire of
the orchestra.t
This is the orchestra's fourteentht
season of musical activity, and thes
ninth under the conductorship ofr
Mr. Gabrilowitsch. In this short
time it has become an integral part t
of the musical activity of Detroit,e
an has won its place among thety
best orchestras of the world. C
The organization is supported by
the Detroit Symphony society
which consists of several thousand
patrons. Finanical support ist
gained through subscription ande
contribution.t
MATTHEWSTALKS
AT INITIAL FOUMHt
Noted Author Discusses Youth
in Relation to World
Peace Movement.
ED PEACE CONFERENCE'
Speaking on the importance ofx
youth i relation to the world peace
movement.. Prof. J. W. Matthews,
noted author and traveler, address-
ed, the first of the annual spring
All-Campus forums at 4 o'clock
yesterday afternoon in Alumni Me-J
morial Hall. Professor Matthews
who was chairman for the WorldI
Youth Peace Congress which was
held in Holland last summer, based
his talk on observations taken di-1
rectly from the conference.
"Youth looks on peace as of little
value unless justice is also embod-
ied," said the lecturer. "The moral '
ideas and energies of youth regard-
ing world peace have, especially in.
America and England, been swung'
off into social problem channels of
much less importance."
Referring to the many confer-
ences which have been called in the
past in order to outlaw war, Pro-
fessor Matthews stated that "most
i measures thus conceived are too
negative to satisfy youth's craving
for action."
In concluding, the speaker told
of the inactivity among groups of
college students who do not realize
the importance of the international I
complicationsin which the Unite d
States is daily becoiing more in-
volved. At the close of the address,
an informal discussion concluded
the forum program.
Professor Matthews is a traveler
of wide experience, especially in the
Near East and the Orient. He is
also the author of several well-
known books, one of the most re-
cent of which is "Conflict or Co-
operation.''
.Pledges' Eligibility
Stressed by Bursley
Attention of fraternity presidents
is directed by J. A. Bursley, dean of
students, to a rule of the Interfra-
ternity council that no pledges may
t be initiated into membership until
a certificate of their eligibility has

1been secured from the onfce of the
dean of students.
Infractions of the rule will meet
disciplinary action, it is announced.

jabrilowitsch Will
Appear Here Monday

JOBLESS WORKERS'
MEET IN PARADE
ON 'REDTHU A
Thousands Watch Police Break
Up ed' Gatherings in
Principal Cities.
MANY HURT IN CLASHES
Demonstrations by Communists
Are Feature of International
Unemployment Day.
(By Associated Press)
On historic old Boston Commons,
n a newer Campus Martius of De-
troit, on Pennsylvania Avenue out-
side the high iron fence that sur-
rounds the White House grounds, in
New York's Union Square facing
the Tammany Wigwam, in the hills
of Seattle, and in the roaring can-
yons of Chicago, tens of thousands
of Americans gathered on "Red
Thursday."
Some of them were on jail to-
day and some in hospitals. Hun-
dreds nursed lacerated scalps, black
eyes, bruised noses, and the rest,
thousands on thousands, had gone
peacefully back to flats and bun-
galows, enjoying the exhilaration
of having seen "a real show."
Many Watch Parades.
There were communists among
them, communists trying to make.
more communists by an interna-
tional unemployment day with the
jobless marching simultaneously on
City Halls all over America and all
over the world. There were men
without work, shabby, ill-fed, de-
spondent, but more than all- the
rest there were just everyday Amer-
icans, those curious ones who will
stop traffic any day to watch a
man demonstrating a safety razor
in a drug store window.
And so far into the night, 'New
York police detectives worked to
sort out communists from innocent
onlookers among the hundred-in-
jured in the prison .ward of Belle-"
vue Hospital, and in Cleveland, De-
troit, and Seattle, hundreds of per-
sons who no doubt are not com-
munists at all, or even out of jobs,'-
were recovering from night stick
blows.
Foster is Arrested.
With nearly one hundred injured
and almost as many arrested, in-
cluding William Z. Foster, presi-
dential candidate of the Workers'
communist party in 1928, New
York's demonstration was the big-
gest.
In Detroit, fourteen were report-
ed injured and 31 injured. A crowd
estimated by Detroit police at 100,-
000 jammed into Campus Martius
and Cadillac Square, backing up
into Woodward Avenue, half a mile
from the City Hall. 2,000 police
finally cleared them out, partly by
running buses and street cars
through the mob.
Many Are Arrested.
In Washington, the police used
a tear gas bomb and their night-
sticks to disperse a smaller crowd
that gathered outside the White
House grounds. Twelve were ar-
rested.
In Cleveland, three thousand pa-
raded to the City Hall, and fifteen
thousand gathered in Public Square.
Mounted police charged in and
broke up the demonstration.
There was one arrest on Boston
Commons, twenty were arrested out
of a crowd of 5,000 that milled
around the City Hall in Toronto,
and 20 outbofa parade that was
broken up before it got' started in
Pittsburgh. In Seattle, 1,000 com-
Some of them were in jail to-

ers battled the police while 5,000
curious looked on. Someone start-
ed throwing bricks. There were 12
arrested. One man was injured
and nine injured inwBu4
and nine arrested in Milwaukee.
There were also peaceful demons-
trations in Chicago, Baltimore,
Oakland, California, Houston, Tex-
as, and St. Louis.
Many Alumni Teach
at U. of California
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DETROIT POLICEMEN AND REDS PUT
ON FIASCO AS EIGHT ARE INJURED
Strolling Pedestrians Caught I onstration, and Grand Circus Park I
in Melee; 100,000 Mix was filled with its usual supply of
in Unique Riot. park bench buns.
IThen came a disturbance in
(Special to The Daily)t front of city hail. Thtis was the
DETROIT, March 6-The after- cue for several thousands of curi-
noon tea given by the Reds and ous citizens to go into a panic as
served by Detroit's coppers today police clubs began to swing and
was a cross between a fiasco and a mounted coppers pushed against
burlesque show. Eight persons the trampling populace. Four or
landed in the Receiving Hospital five police flyers screamed hither
but the rest of the alleged 100,000 and yon creating a terrific din and
went home looking a bit foolish. several screaming women, fright-

Collection of senior m erary uoz
dues will proceed today only until
12 o'clock at tables located in Uni-
versity hall and the' lobby of An-
gell hall, it was announced by Rob-
ert C. Chapman, '30, class treasur-

Baldwins and Tylers
to Meet in Cage Final
Defeating the freshman group
3 IP byR~nprt Mirnh , 11.nDuane

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"Many of the members of the
University of California's faculty
were trained at the University of
Michigan" was the statement of
Dean W. W. Kemp of the Univer-
sity of California Education School
in an address here before the
school of Education faculty and
graduate school at a luncheon giv-
en here in his honor yesterday at
the Union.
Dean Kemp went on to state that
from Michigan mov'e than from

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