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VOL. XL, NO. 141 ANN ARBOR, MICHIGAN,

TUESDAY, APRIL 22, 1930

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DM N [N I ST9A1[London Naval Treaty Ready to be Signed
in Final Pleniary Session of Conference
SA RS 1LL APPEAR" L DO As Lnd tion in relation to national de-
LONDON. April 21-The London fense.
Naval Treaty is ready to be signed "The past fourteen weeks have
an sealed tomorrow. Three months given me more confidence in my
-agot five-power disarma- belief that peaceful methods of di-
Well-Known Artists to Feature nent negotiations were inaugurat-plomacy can eventually take the
ed by King George and tonight thei
Coming Plays to be Given ed ay on tand in a hd place of war than anything I have
results are contained in a docu-
at Local Theatre. ment of approximately 7,000 words witnessed since the last war drew
wihrests at St, James palace to a close," he said.
HENDERSON TO DIRECT Ic As he saw it, the "results of the
where the final pleniary session will
. begin tomorrow, conference have been to clarify is-
Series of Dramatic Productions As final arrangements were made sues and make their solution in the
Scheduled for Showing this evening for the windup ses future more possible." "In this
Beginning May 26. sion, Col. Henry L. Stimson broad- way," he said, "a long step forward
cast from London his interpretation has been made toward ultimate
Featuring such dramatic artists of the parley's accomplishment, his limitation for those nations which
as Miss Margaret Anglin, Kather- words being directed to the lunch- have not yet agreed on a complete
ine Wick Kelly, Amy Loomis, Lewis eon of the Associated Press in con- limitation of their navies."
McMichael, and TPogo, a dramtic n ection with its annual meeting,.I
and being carried over the United When the moment comes for sig-
festival has been planned to be States by a radio network. nature of the treaty tomorrow be-
presented for five weeks from May Colonel Stimson stripped disarm- tween noon and 1 o'clock, practi-
26 to June 28 in the Lydia Mendels- ament of technical terms on tons cally 6 to 7, eastern standard time,
sohn theatre. The festival will be an ust rb epit h Colonel Stimson, as chief American
under the direction of Robert underlying problems of world diplo- delegate wil lead the line of en-
Henderson. macy and the progress of civiliza- voys who will pass to the tables at
The first week of the festival, which the treaty Tests, "the horse-
opening May 26, will present Mar- r [HSshoe" conference able, in the rear
garet Anglin, stage star in the title Ldrawing room of St. James.
role of Sophocles' "Antigone." Miss U TheAmericans will sign first, in.j
Anglin was recently decorated byI this -order: Colonel Stimson, Am-
the Greek government for her work ii 141 HBO1111ILbassador Dawes, Secretary Adams,
in the Greek classics. IV IL Senator Robinson, Senator Reed,
Ruthven Lauds Work of Anglin. __Ambassador Gibson and Ambassa-
President Ruthven commented dor Morrow. Then will come For-
yesterday on the appearance of Proposal to Coin Half Dollars eign Miister Briand of France and
this star in Ann Arbor. He said: in Commemoration of Gadsen his colleagues, and the next na-
"The nation is deeply indebted to Purchase Is tions will come in alphabetical or-
"ThecnationIisRejected. der.
Margaret Anglin on the score of der.!
her own talents as an actress and COUNTERFEIT TOO EASY
her services in producing dramas rfi
'of the highest class. We welcome ny Associated Press)i
her to Ann Arbor with the greatest i WASHINGTON, D. C., April 21--f
cordiality. Her productions here In his first formal veto, Presidentr ANN
them " Hoover today returned to the House
Miss Anglin will appear for a the bill for coinage of a Gadsden
second week in the dramatic festi- purchase anniversary half-dollar, Seniors to Attend Convocation
val, opening June 2 in "Lady with the word that the monetary -n'Cl tg- Class
Windemere's Fan." systemeofethe cutywa ouratogbs
The third week of the festival, use o sh country was not to be Tradition Sunday.
John McGowan's popular comedy', Nonuh yarRNsTsE T
of back-stage life, "Excess Bag- Noting that in the past ten years ARRANGE OTHER EVENTS
gage" will be presented. The feat-t 15 such coins were used, Mr. Hoo-
ured artist for the production will ver said elements of confusion and Inaugurating the annual program
e Togo, wh at the climax of the lack of. uniformity had resulted i of traditional, Senior Ceremonie,
play does the "slide for life" on a a consequent increase in the dan- that precedes Commencement, Can
the tre balcony to the footlights. er of counterfeiting: Day exercises will be observed Sun-.
Togo was the original artist in the "The monetary system of a coun- day, it is announced by Justin 'F
New York production and in the try is created and exists for certainway, '30, chairman of the Can
motion picture version. well defined and essential purposesWayc'30m chara of the C ieany
atherine e o Apper. Soundepractice -demands that it committee of the senior literary
The final two weeks of the festi- should not be diverted to other uses, class.
val will take place during the if we have best to serve the needs More than 500 Seniors in the lit-
Commencement and Alumni col- of trade and commerce, satisfy the raryand engineering colleges ar
leewesfo ue1 o2,convenience of the people and pro-eryanegieigcolesr
lege weeks from June 16 to 28. tect the integrity of our coins," expected to attend Sunday's Con-
Katherine Wick Kelly, leading lady Hoover wrote. vocation ina group, and to parad
of the Cleveland Playhouse, will There are a great many historical to the various fraternity houses im-
be starred during this time in threeaevegrchi ms n y il!
plays presented on a repertory events which it is not only highly mediately afterwards. Canes are
schedule. Her plays will be "Se- I proper but desirable to commemor-_~to be carried throughout the day b
Blandsh,"by S . Bermanate in a suitable way, but the long-tobcarethuguthedyb
ren Blandish, by S. N. Behrman,er use of our coins for this purpose Seniors.
"The Sea Gull," by Anton Chekov, is unsuitable and unwise. This Those who ordered canes a
and "The Royal Family," by Edna would seem to be clear from the a
Ferber. Miss Kelly will appear in ru e o events to be co Wagner's before sping vacatio
the Constance Collier role of the memorated, and past experience in- may collect them there the lattet
Countess Floro de Florio in "Serena dicates how difficult it is to draw part of this week, beginning Thurs-
Blandish"; as the actress in "The the line. To have such a practice, day morning. Distribution will con-
Sea Gull"; and in the part of Fan- once it is recognized, tends con- tinue through Saturday, and there-
ny Cavendish in "The Royal Fam- stantly to grow, he stated.
ily." _after if any of the canes are left
The permanent company sup- SICKNESS FATAL over. Seniors who failed to ordei
porting these stars will list Lewis canes before vacation may still do
McMichael, Amy Lewis, Robert TO MRS. RANKIN so, but their canes will not be re-
Henderson, Claire St. Claire, Paul - . ed from the manufacturers un-
Stephenson, Richard Kurvink, and Former Faculty Member's Wife tile sometime next week it is an-
Howard Stillman. Dies in Minnesota Home. pounced.
Following Cane Day, the follovw
FACULTY MOURNS Mrs. Thomas E. Rankin, 53, wife ing Senior traditions will be ob-
MARKLEY'S DEATH of Professor Rankin, former mem- served: Swingout, Tuesday, Ma
ber of the University English staff 13; Senior Stag banquet, Tuesday,
Former Mathematics Professor and now head of the English de- May 13; Senior Sing, Wednesdaya
partment at Carlton college, died May 21; Senior Ball, Friday, May
Dies After Long Illness. Saturday evening at their home in 23; Class Day and Alumni Day
- Northfield, Minn. She had been Saturday, June 21; Baccalaureate

Dr. Joseph, Lybrand Markley, sick since Febreuary. Sunday, June 22; and Commence-
professor emeritus of mathematics i Professor Rankin and Mrs. Ran- ment, Monday, June 23.
at the University of Michigan, died kin left Ann Arbor in the summer Final plans for the later ceremon-
at 5:40 o'clock Saturday night at of 1928, when the former took over ies are to be made at a meeting of
his home at 1816 Geddes Avenue, his work at Carlton College. They ( the senior literary class schedulec
ifollowing a long period of illness. spent last summer near here while for Tuesday, April 29, two days later
Dr. Markley served for 37 years Professor Rankin taught in the than Cane Day. Consideration of
on the faculty of the University, University summer school. report to be presented by CharleE
occupying various administrative j Funeral services and interment Marcotte, chairman of the Memor-
offices during that period, these in-1 will take place Tuesday afternoon ial committee, will also come up a
cluding the chairmanship of the at Northfield. this meeting.
mathematics department, secretary -
of the summier session, secretary of
the university Senate, and mem- Legal Point Raised by Athletic Board Delays
bership on nearly all the impor- Suit Over Constructionof Intramural Building
tant committees of the literary'
college. Attorneys for the Board in Con-, $414,000 in payment. They claim
Coming to the Michigan faculty) trol of Athletics raised the legal that delays caused by owners, con-
in 1890, as an instructor in mathe- point that a board of arbitration tractors, architects made it im-
matics, after serving a year in the had no right to hear the claim foi possible for them to complete the
same capacity at Harvard univer- damages of the Palmer Construc- building by January 15, 1928, the
city, Dr. Markley became immense- tion company, constructors of the specified date, thus making neces
ay popular with his students, and Intramural building, at the meeting sary for the construction to be con-
spent the greater part of his spare of the board yesterday. The next tinued during the winter months of
time in giving helpful instruction meeting will be delayed sevveral 1927-28, causing large increased ex-
to those who desired and needed weeks while the attorneys for both penditures on the part of the con-

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STATE HIGH SCHOOL11'
TEACHERS TO ME ETI
IN ANNUAL SESSION'-
Michigan Schoolmasters' Club
Will Convene for Program j
Series This Weekend. I
KEYNOTE TOPIC CHOSEN
Prof. Bursley to Lead Opening
Discussions on College 4
Entrance Needs.
- t
Opening its sixty-fourth annual
'neeting on Thursday, April 24, the
Vichigan Schoolmasters' club will;
convene in Ann Arbor for a three-
lay session beginning April 24,
luring which high school teachers,
-oming from throughout the state,

Senate Leaders
Rejection of

See Mn
Parker More Than 300 Lose

Lives in

Disastrous

Fire atOhio Prison
FRIGHTENED PRISONERS ENTRAPPED
IN HEAVILY BARRED CELLS
AT COLUMBUS FIRE
hY"ssocialed /Prrss
(I( )LV.\l BUS. (>hio. .\pril 2--.\t least 305 men met death late
today and t )ight in the )hio State penitentia'y, part of which was
swept' by disastrous tire, according to a count miale by two Associated
Press reporters within the walls of the prison.
lust as the newspaper men completed their counts. fire broke out
in the prison woolen miill. It was reported that convicts, 6oo of wvhom
were loose in the prison yard. had fired the mills. A company of United
States. in fan try and jl51 m n ards were ordered byv prison warden Preston
Thomas to clear the p~enitenitiary yardl.'t'here was said to hav-e been,
some grumblintig amon g the loose convicts and trouble was feared.
'* Colonel Baird. ofD ort Ha\s, and

Associated Press Photo
Judge John J. Parker,
Nnipi n t e nip-iAnfc

avutiitee Lc Uie vi~et oa es j
will hold a series of 24 discussional Supreme Court, whose appoint-aBULLETINa company of regular army infantry
;onferences. Following the tradi- ment has been defeated by the (ny Assocatd Press>) \vent into the prison at 8:45 p. m.
tional custom of choosing a key- Senate judiciary committee. COLUMBUS, Ohio, April 21.- Rescuers continued to rush in ox-
iote around which the entire meet Fire department officials late ygen tanks and other medical sup-
shall revolve, "Better Teachers" tonight came to the conclusion plies. A call was sent out for com-
tas been selected as the 1930 sub- AN N[[ that the fires which are razing pany 137, Ohio National Guard, and
:ect for general discussion. IU NU C the Ohio State penitentiary auto truck unit. The truck will be
I .11 . ~. RIausto rcarryit.he a th c o l-
Prof. Philip E. Bursley, of the here were of incendiary origin,
lepartment of romance languages, W N1 As the firemen continued with used to carry the dead to the Cli-
will preside over the conference on !,LUtheir efforts to combat the wind seum in the state fairgrounds.
'College Entrance Requirements,"_i swept flames they found oil- Warden Thomas was unable rn-
scheduled to open the program of ; soaked rags near one of the cell mediately to determine the exact
eneral sessions at 2:30 iciary Committee of Senate blocks. This view was also sup-e
Thursday afternoon in Room C,. Votes Against Parker ported by the fact that two of origin of the fire. He was convin-
Law building. by 10-6 Ballot. the fires broke .out at the same ed, however, that it was not starte(
According to Ira M. Smith, Uni- ---- time. by prisoners in an attempt to es-
versity registrar and supervision IS OPPONENT OF LABOR --- 'cape.
2ommitteeman for the conference, A guard captain, sent into the
the program for the opening ses- (y Asociatd Press> [ prison yard to get some idea of the
ion will feature "the review WASHINTON, D. C., April 21.- extent of the disaster, reportedto
f a question having not only wide- 1 f
pread significance but lively and Little hope for the confirmationo ; Miss Amanda Thomas, daughter of
imely interest. Those planning to Judge John J. Parker, of North Car- IM I LIT9 Y 89 LI the warden, that he had checked
Lttend the gathering will find this olina, to be a member of the Su- I11up all sources and that at the very
Teneral session well worthwhile. pemleast 300 men had died while pen-
Dean Effinger to Speak preme Court was held out tonight ned up in the old cell blocks to the
Dean John R..Effinger will deliver by Senate leaders after the judi- Art KIssel and His Castles in west side of the penitentiary..,
he opening lecture of the group, ciary committee today voted ten to the Ar to Play for Dance Expect Death Total to Mount.
liscussing "Entrance Requirements six against the nominee. at Union May 2. The guard captain said that the
Ton the Point of View of the Lib- A majint th nome atUuoniayn.1dead and dying were on all sides
>ral Arts College." A majority of both Repu licans adh xrse erta h
A club reception and annualsdin- and. ;>emocrats o., tie.akNittee FMANY AVORS SELFECTD dath e w dul ar hth-
(er, scheduled respectively for 5:30 voted against Parker including er. The flames continued to blaze
Ind 6:30 o'clock Friday evening, at three administration regilars.. Art Kassel and his Castles in the near the west gate at 7:20 tonight,
ark the inceptiague bnsoc activ- Previously by a vote of ten to four Air orchestra of Chicago, have eastern standard time. Fieneri
'ties at the conference. The recep- the committee refused to extend an been obtained to furnish the mu- drove it back a little but a stiff
ion, which will be informal, will be invitation to the nominee to sub- sic for the Military ball which will wind fanned the flames and drove
riven for President and Mrs. Ruth- ject himself to examination on th be held in the ballroom of the Un- the throu G n He blocks
* eoto-onseaesjn ethmef oeaiaino h I where some 60 men were trapped.
ion rom9 tll 2o cockFridy, onvcts, guards and firemen were
other guests. The annual dinner protest against him. ion from 9 till 2 o'clock Friday, Convi
gas been arranged for all club Despite the committee's vote. May 2, acording to an annQunce- making various efforts to get into
members and friends. there was no indication tonight that ment made last night by George these blocks.
Discussion Groups to Combine. President Hoover would withdraw M. Ryerson, '31, general chairman A company of regular army sol-
In order that the meet might be the nomination or that Judge of the committee. diers reached the scene and were
ondensed into a three-day period, Parker would ask that his name be Coming to Ann Arbor to play for assigned to duty on the main gate.
several of the discussion groups recalled from the Senate. one of the year's most brilliant so- Prison officials said this heavy
have achieved combines into com-; Senator Overman, Democrat. cial functions, Kassel brings his1 guard was placed on the gate be-
oosite conferences on related top- North Carolina, without any word nine-piece band direct from the cause they feared that some of the
ecs. Among the combined groups from the nominee, announced he Club Metropole in Chicago and is convicts loose in the prison yard
re the Agricultural and Rural. would carry to the floor his contest ( making this his first appearance would be driven insane by the ex-
School conference, the Chemistry- for confirmation. Leaders planned in a national tour. citement and might made a break
?hysics, Astronomy conference, and to tak it up probably within a A few tickets are now available for liberty. Harry Silver, state di-
he Educational, Psychology, and!week. to the general student body follow- rector of finance, on coming from
College Teachers of Education con- Organized labor and negro or- ing a closed sale to members of the prison yard said most of the
teGreetings extended to the school- ganizations have waged a vigorous the military department. Persons dead were accounted for by the
'nasters y President Ruthven campaign against Parker. The who have made reservations mustI heavy smoke. The scene in the
through the official program bulle- American Federation of Labor con- claim ther tickets within the next prison yard continued to be one of
'in of the club state that. "on be- tended that he favored upholding two days, Ryerson said. Bids, priced utter disorder as darkness de-
calf of the University of Michigan, an injunction against the United at $5, may be obtained at the mili- scended. At least 600 convicts were
:ts Regents, faculties, and students, Mine Workers of America restrain- tary offices near the east end of in the yard aiding rescuers and
i welcome most cordially to our ing them from soliciting member- the Diagonal. firemen; doctors clad in white
campus the members of the Mich- ship among those who had signed Favors, including more than 20 worked violently on unconscious
igan Schoolmasters' club. . I am I contracts with employers not to different articles ranging from prisoners; other prisoners, row up-
;ure that we shall all profit by the ! join the union. combination . cigarette cases and on row, lay upon the damp green
excellent programs that have been j The National Association for the lighter sets, will be distributed dur- lown covered fully with blankets.
planned by officers of the club." IAdvancement of the Colored Peo- ingthe grandmarch in a manner These were numbered among the
Convening jointly with the club +.pie has complained of a speech at-j entirely new to the campus. Fa- dead. Prison guards rushed hithpr
ire the Michigan Association of tributed to Parker by the Greens- vors will go on display today at and yon, attempting to keep the
Collegiate Registrars, the Michigan boro, North Carolina Daily News Van Boven's on State street, and at prisoners orderly and aniding in
High School Debating League, and in his 1920 campaign for governor. L. G. Balfour's on South University. the rescue work.
he State Federation of Teachers' In this speech Parker was quoted The grand prize will not be an- Guards Try to Quiet Prisoners.
Clubs. as stating that "we recognize the nounced until the night of the The prisoners in the east cell
fact that he (the negro) has not yet dance. blocks, where is housed company
Students Will Revive reached the stage in his develop- Gov. Fred W. Green and many K, the bad men of the Ohio peni-
STment where he can share the bur- of the high military notable of this tentiary, screamed and yelled, fear-
Ibsen Play This Week den aird responsibilities of govern- corps area are expected to attend ing the fire would reach them.
ment. the ball. Guards were trying to quiet these
Tktfor Py roduction's r- men. They were prepared to open
vival of "The Wild Duck," by Henriks T the cell doors if the flames1eon-
Ibsen, Wednesday, Thursday, and iGloomy Return of Students to Their Classes tined to sweep to the east. All
Saturday nights of this week may; Contrasts With Frenzied Exodus Week Before was confusion in the innerris n
be obtained at the Play Produc- __ _office. Here guards handed out
;ion office in University hall from 1 Several thousand students redis- dent body from finals; seven crowd- ammunition to reserve guards.
2 o'clock to 5 o'clock any afternoon ( covered the fact last week that a ammurio to redervecuards.
-his -week. dvacation is a change rather than a ed weeks that will be probably the Door guards had a difficult time
The performances Thursday an vrest, and yesterday, under spring- most difficult of the year from the identifying doctors ando others
Saturday nights will be given for less skies, theystraggled back to standpoint of intellectual produc- who were permitted to go into the
the delegates to the Schoolmaster's classes that reflected the apathy of tivvity, or lack of it. Crammed with prison yard.
onvention, but there may be a few Itypical vacationists None of the outside activities and made more Therson resembled an armed camp
seats available for the general pub- cheering and none of the frenzfed pym pjon esemd an gard, amp
ii. The performance Wednesday ush that characterizes an exodus pleasant by the warm weather On the outside lawn guards, armed
night is for the general public. marked yesterday's . return to which is inevitable, in spite of pres- with machine-gunshad their- wea-
The play will not be given Friday work;; the trains, buses and air- ent indications, the next month or pons trained on the prison wina
:right because of a conflict with the dw.O h aeetNtoa
Orchesis dance program in the Ly- planes unloaded a glum lot of un- so will prove to be a terrific strain_ dowsmn t pavmd, ainal
dreisne rogrn theLy- dergraduates. . on the will power of the average stu- Guardsmen stood rigid, facing the
dia Mendelssohn theatre. Cowed by the threat of triple dent. No rest for the weary, other: prison wall. At the main gate, the
bolts, many a student made a vali- than a holiday on May 30, is sched- regular army troops stood bayonets
Awards Will be Given ant effort to get to his 8 o'clock uled. .ffixe er ls.CInumhestre-
to Union Council Men i yesterday morning, only to fail at ut seniors must be gramevera okduty. The crowds-Of

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