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FRIDAY, MARCH 28, 1930

T1HE MICHIGAN

DAILY

PAGE THREE

f IIL K Secretary of Treasury Mellon Observes
75th Anniversary at Home in Pi
'My Confession' Used as Basis
for Discussion of Ideals
and Philosophy.
SAYS VIEWS NOT SENILE
Professor Denies Age Caused

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"Tolstoy, at the time he wrotej
"My Confession," was at the prime
of an extraordinarily vigorous and
healthy life," was the statement of
Prof. H: Y. McClusky of the Educa-
tion school in a talk yesterday aft-
ernoon on the book which is fre-
quently regarded as the best biog-
raphy of the great Russian novelist.
The fact of Tolstoy's vigor at the

time he wrote the work, Professor
McClusky cited as a refutation of
the theory that it was the influ -
ence of " approaching senescence
that caused the radical change in
views and habits that were evi-
denced by this book as compareil
with his former works.
Held Views From Youth.
Professor McClusky further point-
ed out that the viewpoint express-
ed was not as extreme a change
as might be thought from the text
of the novelist's former works, but
that in reality it was that which
he had long suppressed in his de-
┬žire to follow the mode of his day,
and it was this final view, never
shown until later life after the in-
sincerity and folly of the ways of
his fellows had become apparent
that was the true expression of Tol-
stoy's nature and' thoughts.
Quoting excerpts from the book
itself and from commentaries on
it, Professor McClusky showed that
even at the height of Tolstoy's
rather wild and impetuous career,
that characterized his youth, a
wish for some other mode of life
than that about him was present
all the time, although he repressed
it in order to retain his position in
the society of the time.
Judged Self Harshly.
Professor McClusky in the course
of the lecture read short passages
from "My Confession" and gave a1
short resume of its contents which1
showed that it was indeed a biog-
raphy of the most intimate sort in
which the writer spared himself
less than some other biographer
would most likely have done.
Professor McClusky concluded by
stating that for physical and men-
tal vigor in his life Tolstoy was out-
standing as was evidenced by the
fact that in his desire towards the
end of his life to mingle more with
the peasant classes about his es-
tate, and to enter into their ways
6f living and their games and
sports, he not infrequently showed
himself their equal and superior in
physical activity even at an ad-
vanced time of life, and never up
to his last days showed any sign
of failing mental health.
The lecture, which was well at-
tended, was sponsored by the Tol-
stoy League as one of a series given
this year by that group.
ST. LOUIS COURT
SEEKS FIOME.FOR

Andrew W. Mellon, secretary o: the treasury since 1921, was pho-
tographed at his Pittsburgh home last Monday where he was celebrating
his 75th birthday. Mr. Mellon, one of the world's greatest financiers,
is president of the Mellon National Bank of Pittsburgh. On his birthday
he said he had no intention of retiring for severa. years. Today he is
finishing his ninth year as secretary of the treasury in which depart-
ment he has done remarkable work since the war.
News From Other Colleges
UNIVERSITY OF IOWA - The vicinity. Finding no takers, he had
Women's Athletic association has started upstairs to offer a nip to
abolished its point system of faculty friends when his fellow
award. Henceforth the only students, fearing the consequences
awards to be offered besides the of his rash acts, attempted to wrest
class numerals will be the "I's", the bottle from his shaking hands.
which may be earned by partici-Angeredby inrference,hebegan'
pating in eight seasons of sport, to grapple all.
having a "C" scholastic average,
and a "B" posture grade. The pur-
pose of the new ruling is to create '-Censorship of the personal habits
a program of balanced seasons of of faculty members will not be
practiced by the administration ac-
sport. cording to the acting president of
M'GILL UNIVERSITY-Observed the University of Washington, in
in the McGill Daily: "WEATHER objecting to the attack of the state;
FORECAST-NOT SO HOT." superintendent of schools, against
smoking among professors on the

Missouri Inmates Stage Another
Mutiny Following Rebellion
Yesterday Over Food.
750 CONVICTS INVOLVED
(By Associated Press)
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo., March
27.-Approximatey 60 prisoners at
the Missouri Penitentiary refused to
go to work in the chair factory this.
jmorning, following a food mutiny
yesterday by 750 convicts in the
dining hall.
The rebellion followed a demon-
stration by 750 convicts in the peni-
tentiary dining hall yesterday
against the kind of food served
them. They mutinied for two hours,
refusing to leave tne hall, but
finally were quieted by Warden
Leslie Rudolph, who promised a
better menu, and announced later
that the trouble was ended.
Approximately 150 men on one
floor of the chair factory refused
to start work after breakfact and
several of them demanded less
work and better food. Warden Ru-
dolph entered the factory and told
the men they would either work or
go back to their cells.
About 60 still refused to work and
they were taken to "I" hall and
locked up. Warden Rudolph, in a
statement after the strike, said he
Ihad done as much as he could and
if "any trouble is bound to come,
the prison organization will meet
it accordingly."
RAILROAD DEATH
TO BE REVIEWED
A coroner's inquest in the death
of Floyd Finch, Jackson, engineer
of the Michigan Central fast pas-
senger train number 14, who died
Wednesday night in St. Joseph's
Mercy hospital, will be held next
week, Dr. Edwin C. Ganzhorn,
county coroner, announced lastt
night.
Fink suffered a fracture of the
skull when he was struck on the
head by a mail crane while his
train was traveling at high speed
through Chelsea, Wednesday night.
It is believed that the train which
runs ahead of Fink's train hadt
failed to pick off the mail bag at
Chelsea station and that he was
struck by the still exteded crane
when he thrust his head from the
cab window.
The absence of any marks on the
side of the locomotive or tender
led railway officials to discount the
theory that the train had been
side-swiped.
.Departments' Policies
Announced by Hogarth
LANSING, March 27-Surround-
ing of each standard game refuge
unit with wide zones of state-owned
lands available. to the public for
hunting and recreation is the pol-
ily of the Department of Conser-
vation, according to George R. Ho-
garth, director.
He further states that all possi-
ble means will be taken to prevent
the purchase of lands by hunting
clubs in the immediate vicinity of
the state's game refuges, since it
would be detrimental to the general
1 public interests. The development

Charles Sink, president of the Cho-
ral Union, follows:
First Concert
(Wednesday evening, May 14)
Soloists
Claire Dux, soprano
Percy Granger, pianist x
The Chicago Symphony Orches-
tra . .Frederick Stock, conductor
Program
Overture, "Liebesfruhling"
... ..G. Schunmann
Aria
Claire Dux
Fantasia, "Francesco Rimini"....
.Tchaikovsky
Concertino for Piano and Or- f
chestra ............... Carpenter }
Percy Grainger
Intermission
Aria
Mme. Dux
Symphonic Variation for Piano
and Orchestra .......... Franck
Mr. Grainger
Second Conccrt
(Thursday evening, May 15)
Soloists
Ethyl Hayden, soprano
Merle Alcock, contralto
Dan Gridley, tenor
Paul Leyssac, narrator
University Choral Union
Chicago Symphony Orchestra I
Frederick A. Stock and
Earl V. Moore, conductors.
Program
"King David," a Symphonic;
Psalm, in three parts, after a
Drama by Rene Movax. Honneger
For Soprano, Alto, Tenor Solo,
Narrator, Chorus, Orchestra, G
and Organ
Intermission!
Passacaglia and Fugue in C mm-
or .........................Bach
(Transcribed for Modern Orchestra'
by Frederick A. Stock)
"Magnificat,"D major.......Bach
For Soli, Chorus, Orchestra and
Organ.

Fr

ederick A. Stock, conductor

Program
Overture, "Fingal's Cave" ......
..Mendelssohn
Aria, "Vision Fugitive" from
"Herodivde" .......... Massenet
Richard Bonelli
"Scene by the.Brook" from "Pas-
torale" Symphony ... Beethoven
Aria, "Plus grand dans son Ob-
scurite" from "Reine de Saba"
.......... .. .......... G ounod
Dusolina Giannini
Suite from "The Betrothal" ....
..Delamarter
Intermission
.Aria, "Credo" from "Otello" Verdi
Mr. Bonelli
'three movements from "Ruses
d'Amour"..........Glazounow
Valse; Grand Pas des Fiances;
Finale
Aria, "Connais tu le Pays" from
"Mignon"............ Thomas
Miss Giannini
Bacchanale (Paris Version) and
B Finale from. Overture, "Tann-
hauser" ..............Wagner
Fifth Concert.
(Saturday afternoon, May 17)
Soloists
Guy Maier and Lee Pattison
pianists
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Frederick A. Stock, conductor
Program
Overture to "Egmont" . Beethoven
Symphony
Intermission
Concerto for two Pianos and Or-
chestra ...............Mozart
Sixth Concert
(Saturday evening, May 17)
Soloists
Nanette Guilford, soprano
Kathryn Meisle, contralto
Paul Althouse, tenor
Chaze Baromeo, bass
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Frederick A. Stock, conductor
Univer ity Choral*Union

RECORD SNOWFA9LL
BLANrKETSCHICAGO
City Buried Under 19.2 Inches
of Snow After Heavy
Two-Day Storm.
22,000 MEN EMPLOYED
(By Associated Press)
CHICAGO, March 27.-The snow
had ended today, but the slush and
drifts lingered on.
The snow stopped Wednesday
night as suddenly and as unex-
pectedly as it started Tuesday
morning, leaving Chicago and its
suburbs shrouded in the heaviest
continuous fall in the city's his-
tory-19.2 inches.
Although the city was no longer
faced with the necessity of fighting
more snow, it had by no means
coped with what it already had.
Traffic still was delayed and in
some case paralyzed, schools were
still dismissed and streets and side-
walks clogged with snow.
Along the lake front and in other
places where the wind was given
a chance at the snow, drifts were
piled high and held hundreds of
automobiles fast. In the more con-
gested districts the snow had turn-
ed into a dark slush, ankle deep
at most intersections.
Street car lines, hardest hit of
the transportation systems, were
able to serve customers on most of
the main routes but were far from
normal and were not even attempt-
ing to run on many of the branch
lines. Twenty thousand men and
250 pieces of machinery worked all
night attempting to clear the rails.
Fifteen hundred street cars were
reported stalled, most of them still
manned by their crews who have
been forced to keep a continuous
watch for two days in order to be
able to move on in case the way is
cleared. On some of the side streets
ti, crews were replaced by watch-
men.
Other transportation lines were
more fortunate, with the elevated
and suburban railways not only
maintaining their usual service but
carrying the added burden of per-
sons unable to get to work on street
cars or by automobile. Busses, un-
able to travel on many streets since
the storm started, began to pick
up their customers again today.
UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN:
Moving pictures rented from a Chi-
cago firm are to be given every
Saturday night in the Union build-
ing. The Union is also sponsoring
an all-university ping-pong tour-
nament.

Third Concert Earl V. Moore, conductor
(Friday afternoon, May 16) Program
Soloists "Requiem"'................. Verdi
Ricci, Violinist Soli, Chorus, Orchestra and Or-
Children's Festival chorus gan
Orchestral accompaniment 1 Requiem C Kyrie
Frederick A. Stock and e2 Dies Irae
Juva Higbee, conductors 3. Dominc Jesu
Program 4. Sanctus
Concerto No. 4 for Solo Violin, 5. Agnus Dei
Two Flutes and Orchestra Bach 1 6. Dux Acterna
Songs with Orchestra ...........j7. Libera Me.
Lotus Flower ........ Schumann
Hark, Hark the Lark ... Schubert MICHIGAN STATE COLLEGE-
Cradle Song ..........,. Mozart ,
Crale on.........Mzar jAs the r t f the election held
Children's Festival Chorus ast
Intermission last Monday afternoon Michigan
Concerto for Violin and Orches- State Coli;r' will have three bas-
tra ..................Bethoven ketball captains next season. Three
Ricci men are eligible and all the juniors
Fourth Concert will share the honor. It will prob-
(Friday evening, May 16) ably be arranged to have one of
Soloists the captains run the team for each
Dusolina Giannini, soprano I game.

UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS-As'capustof
an added feature of student mem "That instructors smoke freely
berships to the Urbana golf and j in University buildings is clearly4
country club, the University Ath- apparent to any campus visitor,
letc asocatin hs bgunto ivebut we do not feel that such a habit
letic association has begun to give is leading either the faculty or the;
free bus transportation to and from students on the downward path,"!
the links. Memberships to the club, sid.
on sale for eight dollars are pur-
chased by presenting two photoh M'GILL UNIVERSITY - Victory
graphs that may identify the wen to the negative in a recent
would-be golfer as a genuine stu-wetdbeonhesjct fwih
was: "Resolved: That the modern
LOUISIANA STATE UNIVER- university provides an incentive to
SITY-For the first time in the !academic achievement.
university's history, Pan-Hellenic, UNIVERSITY OF' IOWA-A new
interfraternity association, will dietetic course is being offered in
award a silver loving cup to the this school by which a student may
fraternity making the highest obtain an M.S. degree in that sub-
scholastic average for the year ject in 12 months. This is the first
with a hope that the award will be course that has been offered by
an incentive toward higher schol- which dieticians may obtain an
arship among university students. M.S. degree. The new plan, given
The fraternity attaining the high- under the direction of the school
est average for three consecutive of medicine, has received national
years will become permanent pos- recognition under the supervision
sessor of the cup. .-fn. nf aTnof te rTnivpr-

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rUNDu O.F' $1,uvv,vvu
Faces Dilemma in Disposing of
Mayor's Gift to Immigrants.
(By Associated Press)
ST. LOUIS - A million dollars+
without an owner is the subject of+
a court suit in St. Louis.
Lost to use, the money is idle. It
can't even be given away or other-
wise disposed of in its presenta
status.
All this happened because the
west grew up.
The money was left by Bryan
Mullanphy, a rich, eccentric bach-
elor who was mayor of St. Louis
during the floodtide of the west-
ward-ho movement.
Himself the son of a pioneer, I
Mulanphy watched travelers trek
Westward through St. Louis. Not-
ing suffering and privation in their
ranks, he bought supplies for them
and repaired their schooners.
One-third of his fortune, accord-
ing to the will he left at his death
in 1851, was left to the city of St.'
Louis "to constitute a fund to fur-
nish relief to poor immigrants and,
travelers coming to St. Louis on
their way, bona fide, to settle in
the west."
The bequest then consisted ofI
real estate valued then at $500,000.
It has been tangled in litigation
for 80 years since then. The fund

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u sity of Iowa. I of these game preserves and pub-
TULANE UNIVERSITY-Law stu- lic hunting grounds is carried out
dents forgot their professional dig.- TourOver by use of game license money.
nity here last week, and memories European TourCover, This year's edition of the Michi-
of ancient frosh-soph class fights I gan State Park Directory will be
were brought back when two fights ! Visit to Orient Next ready for distribution April 1 and I
occurred in halls and classrooms I rip will contain the size, location, bath-
of the barristers' college. Offended I FieldT opof Brown ing and boating facilities, and camp I
by a libelious picture drawn on a ___ sites of the 52 state parks.
blackboard depicting him actively Completing a Mediterranean I
engaged in violating the honor cruise and a tour of the European
system, a student heaved an eraser continent and England, Prof. Ever-
at the pseudo artist to create a 'ett S. Brown of the political science SC E 7I
fist-flying melee. The second en- department will sail from Naples1
tanglement occurred when a junior on April 14 for the Orient. Accord-' REFLECTIONS
student, arriving two hours late, in ing to a letter just received, Profes-
a state of inebriation, offered to1sor Brown expects to return to the
share his supplies with all in his United States by way of California T
in the latter part of July.' Teeth by Pepsodent
Pnrohesstrpron hJuly.en ab- Norma Shearer, she of the smooth
Classical Professors Professor Brown has been ab- coiffure and Pepsodent smile, is
sent . seen in her latest starring film,
to Attend Convention He has spent considerable time in "Their Own Desire," at the Michi-
England, France, Germany, and gan. After her signal triumph in
Prof. Wilbert L. Carr and Prof. Italy, studying the various Euro-a the role of Mrs. Cheyney, this new
Campbell Bonner, of the depart- pean governments. Recent letters characterization of a gay,, wealthy,
ments of Latin and Greek, will tra- from Professor Brown mdicated young girl, addicted to sports and
vel to New Orleans at the begin- that he had just returned to Italy slang, is a diverting though coin-
ning of next month to attend the after a trip to Athens, Constanti- paratively inferior performance.
annual spring meeting of the Mid- nople, Cairo, and other ports along The plot is a fairly complicated
dle West and South Classical Assoc- the Mediterranean. tangle of parents and children. It
iation. Professor Bonner has been is one of those in which the daugh-
requested to readte epaperwhich Emmons Gives Course ter, Mss Sheaer fallsin lowih
hgave recently before the Michi- l~tt n ie oreMsnharr ofsinlvewt
gan Academy of Science and Let- on Highway Building vamped her father away from her
-ters, upon "Some Ancient Amulets. I mother. It may turn out that she
Talismans." Professor Carr will Fifty state highway engineers ire ; will marry her own step-brother,
serve as secretary to the organiza- charge of paving construction but that is nicely taken care of.
tion during the convention. projects are being given a special ; The star does well with the part she
enurse in the concrete paving this i s-e a a own- omvnttronei

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