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Alumni of New York Adopt Ten
Year Program, Including
Endowment Fund.
Money to be Used as Means to
Attract Outstanding Men
to University.
Adopting the suggestion made
some time ago by President Alex-
ander Grant Ruthven and Regent
Stone, the University of Michigan
Club of New York has recently ap-
proved the Ten Year Program
which includes as one of its main
factors the raising of an endow-
ment fund for the University.
The fund is to be given over to
the purpose of maintaining some
means to attract to the University
exceptional faculty members. The
aim of the fund is not to encour-
age any particular field of educa-
tion, but to aid in building up the
personel of any particular course
or school that stands in need of as-
sistance or which has some oppor-
tunity to acquire an outstanding
man in the line of their work.
Fund to Aid Research.
In addition to the augmenting of
salaries, the fund is to aid in re-
search and general improvement
where the money given by the state
cannot be used. The idea is not to
raise the general pay of faculty
members but, to bring in key men
for each department in the Univer-
The exact amount of the fund
has not yet been determined, but it
has been decided that the total
should be large enough to add
$1,000 to $1,500 a year to the money
available now, in order to keep even
cane additional outstanding mem-
ber on the faculty. This is regard-
ed as a minimum. More, if possible
is to be raised.
President Ruthven has cited this
sort of contribUtion as the most im-
portant outstanding need of the
University today, inasmuch as the
University plant is in good shape,
and all the other functions that
stand in need of aid are susceptible
to state grants. To turn attention
to these wants would be to elimi-
nate state support and might
even mean actual loss.
Carpenter, '14, Leads Work.
One of the first men to take an
active interest in this movement
which has lately culminated suc-
cessfully due in a large degree to
his work was H. B. Carpenter, '14,
who was president -of the club at
the time the ten year program was
first brought under consideration.
Members Will Receive Coaching
Frem Prof. Hollister.
Prof. R. D. T. Hollister, of the
speech department, who is in
charge of the Thomas E. H. Black
oratorical contest, announced that
the squad for the final preliminary
contest had been chosen after the
first elimination. They are Ger-
trude Cook, '31, Joseph C. Calla-
ghan, '31, Richard Deno, '30, Frank
Hartley, '31, Helen A. Haapamaki,
'32, William F. Jacobs, '30, Leonard
L. Kimball, '33, Jack A. Luther,
'31A, Donald R. Toby, '31, and Carl
H. Urist, '30. Both Urist and' Cal-

laghan were in the finals last year,
which were won by Chester Ben-
nett, '29, now- assistant secretary
of the S. C. A.
The members of this final squad
will receive coaching by Professor
Hollister on their papers, which
are to be on some subject inspired
by the New Testament. The final
contest will be held in the early
part of May.
"Students who are interested in
the contest, and who have not yet
tried out for it, may take part in
the next elimination series, which
will take place soon after spring va-
cation," stated Professor Hollister.
Student Gives Away
His Treasurer's Job
(By Associated Press)
MT. PLEASANT, Mich., March 18
-Doyle Taxton, a junior at Central
State Teachers' College from Glad-
win county, has a $.02 8-10 a year
job hetis giving away. It is the
treasureship of Sheridan township
in his county. The state recently




Swinton to Conduct
Third Campus Forum
Engineer Will Talk to Campus
Group on Education.
In the third of the spring series
of All-Campus Forums, Prof. Royl
S. Swinton of the engineering me-}
chanics department will speak on
the subject "The Primary Objects
of Education," at 4 o'clock tomor-
row afternoon in Alumni Memorial
Professor Swinton, who has con-
ducted many tests on educational
questions with students enrolled in
his classes, the past few years, is
well qualified to discuss different
phases of this question. Following
a short introductory presentation

Storm of Words Arises During
Discussion of Immoral'
Foreign Literature.
Senator Cutting Declares That
Unsound Principles May be
Found in Amendment.

of the subject, he will call for re- I
(yAssociated Press)
sponse in the form of questions WASHINGTON, March 18.-In
from the audience. Because of his e of te mst outspoken and
+wide experience be will be in a p t
sition to answer most any question picturesque debates of many days,I
that may be addressed to him. the Senate wrangled today over a
Since many of the questionnaires method of censoring those foreign
Associated Pres Photo distributed among the students j bo whis Senator Smoot of
Henry W Anderson who attended last semester's for- Utah regards immoral.
Richmond, Virginia, lawyer, who 'ums, in an effort to determine the t cheMormChr, teclsthis
was mentioned as a possible candi- subjects pertinent to student in- countrhandr"Heave an Hell" en-
date for the vacancy in the United terests, requested the discussion of tered into the all day argument.
States Supreme Court caused by this question, the forum tomorrow The finance committee chairman
the death of Justice Edward T. is expected to be well attended. who was born in Salt Lake City 68
Sanford. The subject, "The Psychology ofwy as bordefndedahity 68
the Criminal," to have been dis- years ago, defended himself for
cussd a lat wek' foumbuthours against charges of intoler-
cussed at. last week's forum, but'
postponed at a late hour due to the ance. Cutting Opposes.
sudden illness of R. W. McClain, Senator CuttingRepublican,
S'g Chaplain of the Michigan State New Mexico, attacked the funda-
prison at Jackson, has been moved mental of censorship as proposed
to a date later in the semester, it Ithe amendment to the
was announced yesterday by Fene- tariff ySenatormt.
WoneE. Boesche, '31, chairman of the New Mexican and Senator Wheeler,
White,'Powers also to Speak on Forum committee of the Student Democrat, Montana, accused the
Twenty-fourth Campus Christian association. Utah Republican of intolerance.
Broadcast. They argued that if the proposal he
sponsored had been a law when the
T D CP I'1 I Mormon church was young, Smoot's
T DSUS AI -own forefathers might have been
sent to prison.
Colonel Henry W. Miller, profes- EUSmoot lead the attack with re-
sor of mechanism and engineering II iterated assertions that the argu-
drawing and author of "The Paris -___ments were no excuse for placing
Gun" which has created such wide Senithis "vile stuff" before young boys
i Seniors to Discuss Advisability and girls.
interest since it appeared several of Abolishing Traditional Wheeler Attacks Young.
weeks ago, will be the first speakerI Rites Tuesday. Wheeler troduced a series of
on the twenty-fourth campus ra- o rsidntoo he ormon
dio program to be broadcast at COMMITTEE IN CHARGE r church. He declared that for some
o'clock Saturday night, through references in them to "our gov-
WJR, Detroit. . . .-.jAdvisability of abolishing or: enent" the Mormon leader ;
Professor Miller will give a brief radically changing the nature of could have been sent to prison un-
history of the long range gun and some of the traditional senior class der a law such as Smoot proposes.I
will describe the initial firing of ceremonies, including Class Day ( "If there is any literature that
. and Senior Sing, will be consider- he (Brigham Young) ever wrote or
this superweapbn as used by the ed by literary college seniors at a put into circulation which would1
Germans in their long distance class meeting to be held Tuesday,Ifall under the ban of this amend-
bombardment of Paris. March 25, in Natural Science audi- ment," Smoot retorted, "it ought to
A discussion of staMless steel asI torium, Stanton W. Todd, Jr., class be banned and I would have no ob-
now used by the Ford Motor com- president, said yesterday. jection to its being banned."
pa ny E.White o the etallurgica A special committee composed "Those men," Cutting came, re-
engineering department. This steel, of chairmen of the Class Day, class Mormons m"fought the United
Professor White maintains, is far banquet, and Senior Sing commit- States government and were perse-
superior to chromium plating which tees will be in charge of arrange- cuted by the government for
is now so extensively used for pro- ments for the meeting Tuesday. years."
tecting exposed "metal parts in au- The special committee, consisting Wheeler said "the persecution"
tomobiles. of Harley Kline, Jack Wilcox, and was engendered by intolerance.
"The Filling of a Prescription" I Joe Narrin, is to meet at 1 o'clock And that "is what I complain of,"
will be the subject of discussion by today in Lane Hall to work out a he added.
Justin L. Powers of the College of suitable means of determining the Cutting said under the present
Pharmacy. Powers is in charge of sentiment of most seniors in re- censorship the work of Shakespeare
the University Health Service phar- gard to the continuation of the might be banned, the love making
macy which fills the prescriptions traditional ceremonies. of Hamlet and Ophelia he said
for students who have applied for Tuesday's meeting will be the "was obscene," and that the first
Health Service treatment. The culmination of a lengthy discus- pages of "King Lear" were mde-
prescriptional laboratory of the sion at the meeting held last week cent.
University is one of the largest and between senior class committee I "I can show in Shakespeare,''
most completely equipped in the chairmen and Dean John R. Ef- Cutting asserted, "all of the mat-
country, it is said. s y finger of the literary college. It j ters which were contained in the
MMusic will be furnished by the was pointed out at the meeting extracts which have been pointed
Midnight Son's quartette, composed that interest in Class Day cere- out."
of Sidney Straight, Spec.; Rolland m sndd
Cacpoe 30;ilimGri =, 3;monies has waned tremendously- __
Catchpole,'30; WilliamdGreiner, 31 within the last decade, because of a French Politics Topic
ars of the WUniversity Glee club change in college environment. 1 of Pollock's Lecturef
Miss Retta McKnight, '30SM, will Whereas the interval between #
Sbe the accompanist. Prof. Waldo examination and Commencement Prof. James K. Pollock, Jr., of
Abbot of the rhetoric department, formerly saw all seniors remaining the political science departmentI
director of the Morris hall stodio, in Ann Arbor, at the present time discussed "French Politics" last
will again announce the one-hour a large part of the class motors night at the regular weekly meet-!
= program. out of Ann Arbor to spend the few ing of the Adelphi House of Rep-
U; 3 iA-tr a 1UoAhnmo Anr i V i,4Ali . itiMm Lt


Enforcement of the automobile e
ban at Amherst college is moret
strict than at the University, andt
the provisions of the Amherst bant
are in themselves more stringent
than the provisions of the Univer-t
sity rule, it is revealed in a letter'
from the Amherst dean receivedI
yesterday by W. B. Rea, assistant
to the dean of students.
The letter denied press reports oft
last week that a modification and1
partial relaxation of the ban in fa- 1
vor of senior students, was to be-
come effective at Amherst aftert
spring vacation. .
Tentative change in the Amherst
automobile ban, to become effec-i
tive after spring vacation, is no
more than an experiment to deter-I
mine the feasibility of eventual al-t
teration of the ruling, the letter t
states. Second semester seniors in
good standing, with an average1I
grade above 75, after receiving
permission from their parents, may
apply to the dean of the college for
recommendation to a committee ofI
exceptional senior students.-
This committee will select a
group of about 20 seniors who will 1
Special Committee Will Present<
Suggestions at Council
Meeting Tonight. 1
Several suggestions for a limited
reorganization in t h e Student
council will be reported by the spe-
cial committee appointed last week'
for that purpose at the meeting
this evening, it was stated yester-.
day by Ernest C. Reif, '30, presi-
Considerable interest is being
Taken in the changes planned for
the composition of the council be-
cause of their possible connection
with the coming all-campus elec-
Jons. It is possible that a larger
Number of junior representatives
and a corresponding smaller num-
ber of seniors will be chosen at the
>o11, inasmuch as the council is
;onsidering an increase of junior
members to effect a more exper-
ienced body of men.
Plans for the guaranteeing of an
engineering student on the coun-
cil are also being considered by the
special committee composed of
Reif, Richard Cole, '30, Theodore
3. Long, '30, Jennings McBride, '30,
and Stan Cochran, '30E. Other sug-
gested similar to these have
also been under discussion by the
committee but have so far been
kept secret.
Broken Feed Line Forces Trial
Runs to be Discontinued.
(By Associated Press)
BEACH, Fla., March 18.-A broken
gasoline line today caused Kaye
Don, British contender for the
world's automobile speed record, to
postpone his test trials until to-
morrow, after he had made two
runs over the Ocean Speedway
course at an average speed of 168
miles per hour.
Don said repairs on his Silver
Bullet racer would be made to-
night and that he would resume
his trials at low tide late tomor-
row, beach and weather conditions
On his first run south down the
course today, Don covered the offi-
cially measured mile at a speed of

164.533 miles per hour-

enter into an agreement whereby
they will be permitted to drive au-
tomobiles for the period extending
from spring vacation to the close
of the school term, on the condi-
tion that they report to the dean
any student not especially author-
ized who is seen driving a senior
car. Such report is to be made
within 24 hours after the violation
is seen, and the students reported
as violating the ban are to be drop-
ped from the college
Out of about 90 men in the senior
class at Amherst, only about 20 are
to be given driving permission, and
at least 70 will not have the priv-
ilege, the letter to Mr. Rea says.
Other tenets of the regular Am-
herst ban are distinctly more strict
than the provisions of the ruling in
force at the University, according
to the letter. All students who vio-
late the ban are dropped from the
college for periodsvarying from
one semester to a full school year.
Strict enforcement of the ban i.
maintained in territory outside of
the college town within a ten-m
radius. Students are never per-
mitted to drive to or from any pub-
lic exhibitions, such as football
games, in which student organiza-
tions are represented.
Undergraduates who remain in'
the college town during the vaca-
tions are not permitted to drive,
cars even during the vacation pe-
riod, although there is a relaxation
of the ban at such times for stu-
dents who are away from school.
Students may not drive to school
from their homes at the beginning
of the school year, nor may they1
drive away from school to their
Pand> Chatterji Will Speak to
Journalism, Semetics, and
Philosophy Classes.
Pandit Jagadish Chandra.,Chat-
terj ,, famous Hindu philosopher,
will lecture to classes in journalism,
semetics, and philosophy this
morning and afternoon in the first
of a series of talks he will give
during his three day stay in Ann

Students of
Brumm 's nine
class will hear
lecture on the
India and the

300 Athletes Will Participate
in Final Competition
for Winter.
Contests to Begin at 7 O'clock
and Continue Until
10:30 O'clock.

Prof. John L.
o'clock journalismI
Pandit Chatterji
subject, "Caste in
Occident." At ten

By Ca(dtcell Swason
Intramural sports activities for
the winter season will close this
evening when the doors of the In-
tramural Building will be opened
to the general public and over 300
athletes will take part in a program
which includes final round compe-
tition in 20 types of sporiing en-
The Open. Iose arrangement
which is designed to increase the
interest in the Intramural activi-
ties on the campus proved most
successful last year in it inception
as an annual (vent and over 2,500
witnessed the varied events. Men
and women, students, faulty and
townspeople are expected t crowd
the athletic center which will open
its doors at 7:00 o'clock.
Four Basketball Final.
Basketball, always a headliner in
Intramural interest, will be repre-
sented in the program with four
games; Interfraternity, Classes A
and B; Independent, and Class
championships. In the finals of the
Class A tourney Alpha Sigma Phi
and Trigon will square off for hon-
ors. "B" championship laurels will
hang in the balance when Sigma
Pi meets Delta Upsilon. In the
Independent competition Kansas
City will meet the Rockets, defend-
ing champions, while in the Class
play the Junior Engineers draw the
Junior Dents.
Rollin Clark and Sam Sherman
will take the court tonight to bat-
tle ror the indoor all-Campus- ten-
nis singles championship. Eddie
Hammer, present Varsity tennis
captain, was the winner in this
event last year over Bob Beal, an-
other Varsity star, and will referee
the match. Clark is conceded an
edge over Sherman but the Den-
ver net ace should force the going
into extra sets.
Two visiting teams will meet the
University talent in handball and
squash in exhibition matches on
the Intramural Building courts as a
part of the Open House program.
Toledo Y. M. C. A. will offer the
handball opposition to the strong
Michigan team which will be led
by Steve Jones, three times all-
Campus champion and former
Varsity hockey captain.
Squash to be Featured.
Squash competition will be of a
high order when a picked team
from the University Club of- De-
troit meets a combined faculty and
student team., George Perkins of
the Architectural faculty will cross
racquets with George Micklen in
the feature, match while the con-
test between the Reindel brothers,
George, Jr., of the University Club
and John, '32, should draw many
The finals of the all-Campus
wrestling tourney has drawn a
strong list of entries which include
the Varsity reserves and the fresh-
men matmen. This feature will
begin at a 7:00 o'clock and run
through until the close of the eve-
ning's proceedings at 10:30 o'clock.
Semi-finals in the all-Campus box-
ing competition will also be held
and should occasion much interest.
Matt Mann's Varsity and fresh-
man swimming stars will attempt
to lower the existing world's record
in the mile swim. Eighteen men
will swim in relay fashion and the
quartet of Walker, Hosmer, Smith,
and Walaitis which holds the na-
tional intercollegiate 200 yard
swimming record will be included
in the team which attempt the rec-
ord-breaking feat.
Green Supports Mine
Workers at Convention
(By Associated Press)
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind., March 18-
Consideration of additional com-
mittee reports occupied the atten-
tion of delegates to the thirty-first

conventionV of the United Mine
Workers of America as they en-
tered the eighth day's session here
today with a new confidence in the
ranks of the organization follow-
ing the appearance Monday of Wil-
liam Green. resident of the Amer-




Senate Commerce Group Starts
Unemployment Hearings
(By Associated Press)
WASHINGTON, March 18.-Un-
employment conditions were pic-
tured to the Senate commerce com-
mittee today as it began hearings
on labor legislation.
Senator Wagner, Democrat, New
York, author of the employment
fheasure, opened the hearings by
describing conditions in New York
and throughout the country as
"most serious, in spite of what you
might hear to the contrary"
Dr. B. M. Squires, director of Illi-
nois State Unemployment agencies,.
and professor at the University of
Chicago,asserted that con'ditions
in Chicago during the last two
months had been "the most acute
in ten years."
Organizers of an "unemployment
conference" here, lead by J. Eads
Howe, so-called millionaire hobo,
Asd a nmmittee of nine. anneared

d ays at nome or in vIsILng- 1
Another function formerly serv-
ed by Class Day, that of permit-
ting family relatives of the gradu-
ating students to visit the Univer-I
sity has also become antiquated it
was pointed out.
Oxford Master Plans
Visit Here Monday

Pollock discussed the political
party situation in France at the
present time and pointed out the
lack of any method to be found in
the Chamber of Deputies.

o'clock he will speak to a semetics
class on the topic, "Vedic Religion."
He will talk to the philosophy
group of Prof. Roy W. Sellers be-
tween four and six this afternoon.
Pandit Chatterji, who is at pres-
ent director of the International
School of Vedic and Allied Re-
search in New York, an institution
of philosophical and religious
thought supported by many prom-
inent American philosophers, was
brought to Ann Arbor by the In-
ternational committee of the Stu-
dent Christian association in con-
junction with the departments in
whose classes he is speaking.
Since his undergraduate days at
Sanskrit college, Calcutta and lat-
er at Trinity college, Cambridge, he
has been in closest touch with the
deep, inner spiritual life of India,
being fully acquainted with the
scientific thought, culture, and
problems of the modern Occident,
In addition to speaking to differ-'
ent classes tomorrow and Friday,
he will address several other groups
while in Ann Arbor. At a public
lecture tomorrow evening in Na-
tural Science auditorium, he will
talk on the subject "Hindu Phil-
osophy and the Latest Scientific
Conceptions of Matter, Ether, Time,
and Space." He will present a
discussion of some Hindu problem
at the meeting of the Hillel Foun-
dation group tomorrow and to the
gathering at the International Fo-
rum on Friday.
Phi Kappa Psi Wins
Inter-fraternity Relay
Gaining the lead in the second
lap, Phi Kappa Psi won a closely
contested race to capture the an-
nual inter-fraternity relay cham-
pionship last night. The team,
composed of J. Hodgson, '32, R.
Cox, '33, J. Morely, '32, and A Boet-
tler, '33, covered the half-mile
route in one minute, 39.2 seconds.


SeElaborates on Optimistic View en," he stated, "the heavy cost of
fir Michael Sadler, master of Wrd e;earmed peace is more apparent to
University college, Oxford, will be Toward World Peace. a r d a mreaparen
the University's guest next Mon-- - the world, a general war-weariness~
day. Sir Michael is in this coun- Discussing "The Naval Disarma- still pervades us, and projects1
try for a tour of universities and- mnt Parley" at an open forum such as the League of Nations and
colleges. He is coming to Ann Ar- lecture yesterday evening under the Locarno pact indicate that the
bor primarily to inspect the Gen- the auspices of Alpha Nu debating world can at least take steps to-i
eral Library. society, Prof. Preston W. Slosson, I ward a constructive international
r Library. ~ ~ _of the history department, declar- peace. Most important, the world
ed, "Although the London confer- has never been more averse to war
C murweather-4 'L ence appears at present to have than it is at the present time."
run aground in the shallows of ar- Professor Slosson proceeded, how-
-gumentation, there is one great ever, to emphasize the many diffi-
factor which will cause the dole- culties besetting the present con-
' -gates to reach some conclusions: ference. Among those reviewed
- 4This consideration is the sure in- were England's necessity to main-
dignation that would greet every tam an empire-embracing navy,
one of the delegates in his home and the current question of reach-
empty-handed." ity..

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