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XL. NO. 179




Sets October 2 as Date
r Annual All-Freshmen

Bursley, dean of studentsA that over
$15,00will have been loaned to
SATURDAY,_JUNE rityst sdig the N JUNE 20 AND 21
1929-30 period by the end of theO ,J N 109 ?
week. To date, Dean Bursley stated,
Todd, Houghton, McAndrews, Athere have been 768 new loans Expect More Than 2000 Alumnij
Kline Scheduled to Talk w wgranted since September, 1929, eight t
Klie cheuld t Tlk of which were issued on June 4 by t Participate in Gathering




New Pamphlet Will be Given
to Freshmen, Warren



More than 50 freshmen, appoint-!
ed Wednesday to the various com-!
mittees of the Union, met yester-
day in the Student offices of the
Union for a general organization
aid an announcement of the ten-
tative plans, especially for the class
of ''34, which will be carried out
In the fall.
fnder the direction of the under-
class committee, headed by Alfred!
J. Palmer, '32, plans were announc-
ed for an All-Freshmen banquet on
Oct. 2. This is a departure from
the regular policy of promoting the
banquet in the spring. By this pro-
posal, Palmer hopes to obtain a
better organization of the entering
class and to simplify the work of!
the pep meetings to be held just
previous to the annual fall games.
program To Be Arranged.
Although no definite 'program
has as yet been arranged, negotia-
tions are being carried forward for
a speaker and it is expected that
the captains of the various athletic!
teams and the leaders in other
campus activities will be present.
Tickets for this banquet will be on
sale in the Union during the week!
of registration.
As in previous years. a special
rooming committee has been ap-
pointed under the chairmanship of
Duiane E. Baldwin, '31, to co-oper-
ate with the office of the Dean of
Students in assisting the incoming
class to , find suitable rooming ac-
commodations. Plans are being
made to maintain a general infor-
mation booth at the side 'desk of,
the Union which will have charge
f tht roinng lists and will also
aid in the general orientation of
the freshmen.
Warren to Issue Pamphlet.
Under the direction of Harold o.
Warren, '31, recording-secretary of
the Union, a small pamphlet is be-
ing drawn up to illustrate the fa-
cilities and proposed additions to
the activities of the Union. This
booklet will be distributed among
the freshmen.
With this new organization of the
Union committees, the merit sys-
tem has been definitely inaugurat-
Ohio Fighter Takes Count After
-Winning First Round.
(By Assoeiated JPress)
DETROIT, June 5,-Before 18,-'
000 fans who paid $75,000 for the
privilege of watching him perform,
Primo Camera, giant Italian
knocked out Meyer (K. O.) Christ-
ner, of Akron, Ohio, i the fourth1
round of his ten round bout here
The fourth round had gone only
one minute and twenty seconds
when Camera landed a terrific left
hook to the point of the Jaw and
Christner went down and out.
Carnera worked up to the grand.
finale most systematically, after
losing the first round by a wide
margin. Carnera weighed 265,
Christner 201 in the afternoon.
J A. Taylor, '29A, the seventh
holder of the George G. Booth
Traveling Fellowship in architec-
ture, sails today for Europe where
be will spend the year in travel
and study.
Taylor will visit the outstanding
art centers of the Continent, and
may spend some time at the "Ecole
de Beaux Arts" in Paris and at the
American Academy in Rome.

Three Believed Dead
In AutoCatastrophe
(By Associated Press)

Japanese acrobat, who performs
the thrilling "slide for life" in
"Excess Baggage," the third of the
Dramatic.Festival series, which will
be given all next week at the Lydia
Mendelssohn theatre.
Smith, Murfin to Attend Rites
for Deceased Michigan
Funeral services for William Wil-
son Cook, 180, L. L. B. '82, who died
in New York Wednesday afternoon,
will be held at 11 o'clock this morn-
ing in Port Chester at his home.
The University will be officially
represented at the funeral by Shir-
ley W. Smith, vice-president of the
University, and James O. Murfin, '
Detroit regent.
Word was received here yester-
day from James Baird, New York
.contrator who is in charge o: the
law buildings con ti+uction, that
Work will be discontinued at 11 to-
day for five minutes in honor of the
deceasec donor.
Mr. Cook, aged 72 at the time of;
death, was one of the outstanding
alumni figures'having given the
University over $5,000,000 in build-
ings and funds. The 'present Law
yers' club, the Martha Cookk dor-.
mitory, and two rich endowments
were all presented to Michigan1
within the past decade by the de-
ceased. His most recent gift was
the new law library, which is now
being constructed, and :the new
John P. Cook dormitory for law
students which will be ready for
occupancy by next fall. One of the
endowments which Mr. Cook gave
the University was a $200,000 fund
for the bringing to Ann Arbor of
famous speakers on American in-
stitutions. Chief Justie Charles E.
Hughes was to have appeared un-
der this fund last winter, but was
unable to fulfill the contract be-
cause of his ascendency of the
supreme bench.
William W. Cook was also the
author of several books on law and
American citizenship, his treaties
on "Corporations" being the stand-
ard in its special field. The book
1has reached eight editionshand the
royalities from the eights edition
were given to the University lawj
department by the deceased for!
the purpose of securing the best
writers available for the "Michigan
Law Review."
Museum Officials Will
I Attend Boston Meeting
Three members of the Univer-
sity faculty left yesterday to at-
tend the annual meeting of the
Association of American Museums
at Boston, Mass. Men who will
represent Michigan at the conven-
tion are Dr. Carl Guthe, Director
of the University Museum of An-
thropology, Dr. Melvin R. Gilmore,
curator of ethnology in the Mu-
seum of Anthropology, and Kimber
Kuster, librarian of the museum
Automobiles Collide
at Street Crossing
A minor accident occurred on the
corner of Wshtnw avnuen anr

on Program.j
Exercises to be Held in Center,
of Campus; Program Will
be Shortened.1
Class Day, one of the final events
of the traditional round of senior
ceremonies leading up to com-
mencement, will be celebrated on
Saturday, June 21. The exercises,
which will be held at 2 o'clock Sun-
day afternoon in the center of the
diagonal, will be attended by grad-
uating students of the University
as well as by alumni, parents and!
friends of the seniors, townspeople,
members of the faculty, and other
Extensive plans have been made
in orderto insure the success of
the affair. The program has been
completed, with the exception of
the alumni speaker who will be an-
nounced later, according to a state-
ment made yesterday by Harley
D. Kline, chairman of Class Day
Todd to Open Program.-
The program V11 'be opened by
Stanton W. Todd, president of the,
senior literary class, who will wel-
come the alumni and the parents,
attending the ceremony. Virginia
Houghton will read the class poem
and Donald J. Kline, who is tak-/
ing Harry W. Wallace's place as
class historian, will read the class
Lorinda A. McAndrews with
Richard S. Cole will deliver the
class prophecy while Jones B.
Shannon will present the class ora-
A noted alumnus, who will be;
announced later, will deliver the
principal address of the day. AnI
etgort, 4s eing 7madp to..gecore a
disVriguni ed graduate from Wash-,
ington. The program will be con-
cluded with the presentation of
the class memorial. Dean John R.
Effinger, will accept the gift for
the University.-
Short Program is Featured.
Several innovations have been
planned for this year's Class Day,
among which have been the short-
ening of the program and the hold-
ing of the ceremony outdoors. The
stand that was erected for the sen-
ior sing in the center of the dia-
gonal, will be used by the speak-
ers. Amplifiers will be installed on
the stand to facilitate hearing. In
case of rain the ceremonies will be
transferred to Hill auditorium. The
traditional garb of graduation -
long flowing gowns and tasselled
caps-will be worn by the seniors
for the occasion.
~ A special meeting of the Mem-
orial committee of the senior class
will be held at 11:30 o'clock this
morning to decide what the mem-
orial gift will be and how it will
be presented. The members of the
committee are: Charles Marcotte.
chairman, Sidney M. Cowan, Cath-
erine G. Fitzpatrick, Ailene M. Yeo,
Beatrice A. Fromm, and George I.
Wohlgemuth. Robert C. Chapman,
treasurer of the senior class, Kline,
and Robert A. Campbell, treasurer
of the University, will also be pres-
A band of over 40 pieces will play
for the Commencement exercises,
it was announced yesterday by
NicholasaFalcone, leader of the
Varsity Band. The band will be
composed of members of this year's
organization who are staying over
for the extra few days.j

Four occasions will necessitate
the use of the band, he stated. On
Thursday afternoon it will play for
one of the events listed on the
program while on Friday, it will as-
sist the alumni in their annual
sing. Saturday, the band will play
for the senior class day exercises
and on Monday morning for the
Commencement program and ban-
i I

the loan committee.
A total of $102,705.20 had been
loaned previous to the June 4 action
of the committee, and Dean Burs-
ley yesterday stated that this
amount would reach well over
$105,000 before the end of the pres-
ent semester. It was also thought
that the total number of loans
would pass the 770 mark by Satur-
Loans by the University averaged
approximately $135 each during
the 1929-30 scholastic year. I
Play Depicting Backstage Life
of Theater Comes Next Week
as Third of Series.
"Excess Baggage," a play depict-
ing life as it .is lived by people of
the theatre back stage, will be pre-
sented all next week as the third
of the Dramnatic Festival series.
Performances will be given at 8:30
o'clock every night at the Lydia
Mendelssohn theatre, with two
matinees at 3:15 o'clock Wednes-
day and Saturday.
The cast, announced yesterday
by Robert Henderson, director, in-
cludes the sensational Japanese,
Togo, who doubles for Lewis Mc-
Michael in making the thrilling
"slide for life" from the railing of
the balcony. This acrobat has been
doing this slide ever since he was
nine years old. It is done back-
wards on a rope stretched from the
balcony to the stage.
.Thaast forl the dutioi uin-
cludes Lewis MMfcliael, as Eddie
Vane, Claire St. Claire as Betty
Ford, and Amy Loomis as Elsa Mc-
Coy. Others are James Trent, Mar'-
jory Field, Edward Fitzgibbon, Rob-
ert Henderson, Lillian Bronson,
Edward Powell, Ainsworth Arnold,
Victor Adams and Elizabeth Whit-
McGowan, who also wrote "Tenth
Avenue," was himself a "hoofer"
once, and since he speaks the lan-
guage of the "boards," he tells his
story in a realistic manner. Togo
was in the original production in
New York.
Tickets are now on sale at the
box office in the Lydia Mendels-
sohn theatre. Advance reservations
may be made, by phoning 6300.
Schorling .Receives
Letter Commending
Educational School
Two years ago, Frank Bachman,
at that time director of the Gen-
eral Education Board, visited the
University to inspect the School of
Education. After a three day sur-
vey, he reported to the New York
office that, in his opinion, Michigan
had the best program for the prac-
tical phases of teacher training in
the country. The board then sent
four persons, all directors of teach-
er training in their respective
cities, to the University under fel-
These fellowships, given by the
General Education Board, which
was founded by John D. Rockefel-
ler in 1902, amount to $2,000 for the
receiver and $250 for each depen-
dant child in his family.
In a letter to Prof. Schorling, su-
pervisor of directed teaching in the
university high school, Mr. Favrot
general field agent of the board
said that they thought so well of
the university's plan of training

high school teachers that they had
assigned fellowship aid to two more
men, Guy Hill, director of teacher
training in the university of South
Carolina, and A. M. Jarman, direc-
tor of teacher training at the uni-
versity of Virginia, with the pos-
siblity of a third to be added later
In concluding, Mr. Favrot said, "
feel sure that this group will re
turn from Michigan as enthusias-
tic about their work a the rnon


Will Attend Alumni University;
Presentation of 1930
Memorial Scheduled.
Alumni from all parts of the
country will attend the annual class
re-unions to. be held Friday and
Saturday, June 20 and 21, accord-
ing to an announcement made yes-
terday by T, Hawley Tapping, gen-
eral secretary of the alumni associ-
ation. More than 2,000 graduates1
of the University are expected toI
take part in the two day exercises,
which have become a traditional
event for the week end preceedingt
the Commencement exercises. t
The outstanding function on the
program will be the free luncheon;
that will be given by the Univer-
sity as an expression of good feeling*
and understanding for the return-
ing alumni, Saturday noon in Wat-
erman gymnasium. Accommoda-
Lions for more than 1,500 will be
provided for at the luncheon. The
I tables which will be arranged ,y
classes, will flank the three tables!
of honor in the center of the gym-
nasium, one of which will be occu-
pied by President Alexander G.I
Ruthven and the speakers. The!
other two will be reserved for the 1
I class of 1880 in commemoration c1
the 50th anniversary of their grad-
uation, and for the "Tappan Alum-
ni" who received their degrees dur-t
ing the administration of Presidents
I To Attend Class Exercises. i
Following the luncheon it is ex-!,(
pected that many of the alumnii
will attend the traditional class day!
exercises of the present graduating
class. An alumni speaker is sched-
t ;led to talk in addition to stu-
dents. The' memorial of the class
of 1930 will also be presented at.
I this time.
Those who received their degrees
in the engineering college will have
the opportunity to attend a con-
ference in honor of Dean-Emeritus
Mortimer E. Cooley of the Colleges
of Engineering and Architecture.
Class re-unions where old ac-
quaintances will be renewed and
new ones formed will be scheduled
for different times throughout the
two day period. Opportunity to
meet members of the class of 1930
I will also be afforded the old grads.
Reunions Last Two Days.
Although the class reunions will
only last for two days, many grad-
uates will remain in Ann Arbor for
the Baccalaureate and Commence-
ment exercises. A large number,
also, is expected to take advantage
of the sessions of the Alumni Un-
iversity, to be held the five days
immediately following commence-
ment. Ten prominent members of
the faculty will conduct classes in
such fields as American history,
I contemporary 'drama, modern art,
C music, as well as many other sub-
jects, for the returning graduates.
Shipped yesterday .by 'the De-
Kleine Printing Co., of Lansing, 800
copies of the "University of Michi-
. gan Plays" will be placed on sale
j on the campus tomorrow.
The book will contain this year's
prize-play, "Lassitude," by Hobart
D. Skidmore, '32. "Wives-In-Law"
and "The Dy's Work" by Elizabeth
Wehner Smith, Spec., "Three-A-
Day" by Hubert S. Skidmore, '33,
"Many Happy Returns" by Robert
Wetzel of the rhetoric department,'
and "They Too" by R. Leslie Ask-
, ren, '29, will also be included.
, The volume is sponsored by the
f Division of English. It has been

edited by Prof. Kenneth Thorpe
Rowe of the rhetoric department,I
and contains an introduction by
Prof. Oscar J. Campbell of the Eng-
lish department. The book has
been published through the cour-
tesy of George Wahr.
I Graduation invitations for
j the Senior Literary class will be
- distributed today after 10 o'-
3 - -1F iv.. - ivn .i e n h ll i+ rcs

Mti+f rfnc i

Miss Shirley C. TitusC
Director of nursing here for the
past five years, who has recently
resigned from her position to ac-
cept the office of dean of the School
of Nursing at Vanderbilt universi-
ty, Nashville, Tenn. Miss Titus
will assume the duties of her dean-
ship on July .

Saturday, September 27 Set
Beginning of Rushing


Representative Athletes From
Entire Nation Will
Southern California Has Best
Chance to Replace Ohio
as Champion.
(By Associated Press)
CHICAGO, June 6--Ten defend-
ing champions and hosts of threats
to keep them from repeating their
1929 victories will aescend in force
( on Stagg Field at Chicago today for
qualifying tess in the ninth an-
nual track and field championship.
The event, the final collegiate
track and field test of the season
will be more truly national than
ever before. All sections of the
country have sent their best, in-
cluding the Pacific coast delegation
l of Southern California, Leland
Stanford and California.
Simpson Enters "100".
Interest, as usual, will be cen-
tered on the classic 100 yard dash
in which George Simpson, the Ohio
comet, will have a three fold task
before him. He not only has the
job of defending his time in his
event but will disappoint his fol-
lowers if he does not equal his great
9.4 performance of last year. His
competition will be tougher than
when he made the mark.
Against him will be Frank Wy-
koff, California winner of the cen-
tury in the Eastern Intercollegiates
last week, and is also possessor of
a 9.4 mark; Cy Leland, of Texas
Christian, Claude Bracey, the Dixie
flyer from Rice Institute, who won
the 100 and 220 in the 1928 na-
tionals; Eddie Tolan of Michigan,
world record holder at 9.5; and Hu-
bert Meier, of Iowa State, another
"'9-2"man. Simpson will face the
Ssamefield in the 220 yard dash in
which he is co-holder with Roland
Locke of Nebraska of the record of
Hurdle Races Close.
The winners of the hurdles a
year ago will have even tougher
jobs. Steve Anderson of Washitg-
ton took the 220 lows in 23.5, but
will have to do better to defeat Lee
Sentmen of Illinois. The same goes
for Dick Rockaway of Ohio State
who won the high hurdles. Sentmen
has defeated Rockaway several
times this season and has shown
consistent improvement.
Jesse Mortenson of Southern Cal-
ifornia, will be back in the javelin
but must beat a great pair of stars
in Churchill of California and Wel-
don of Iowa. Harlan Rothert of
Stanford and his running mate
Eric Krenz dominate the shot put
and discus field respectively. Roth-
ert should repeat in his favorite,
while Krenz should win the discus
in which he placed sixth last year.
Will Succeed Prof. Patterson
- in Engineering School.

Final announcements concerning
t.' e new University ruling on fra-
terr"ity rushing were issued yester-
day P fternoon at the- office of J. A.
Bursley, dean of students. The rul-
ing will go into effect in September
of .this year with the opening of
the next semester-,
The statement issued by Dean
Bursley stipulated that "hereafter,
sorority and fraternity rushing
shall not" be allowed "'before the
noon of the Saturday of Orienta-
tion week." Under this ruling, fra-.
ternities may make appointments
with freshmen at any time for en-
gagements to be kept after Satur-
day noon, September 27, 1930..
It was further stated by the
Dean that any preliminary contacts
which are merely for the purpose
of making appointments and do not
interfere with the freshman's time
in any way would be permissible,
under the new ruling. No actual
rushing will be permitted, however,
until the last day of Orientation
week, Saturday, Sept. 27, and in no
case may any fraternity interfere
with the activities of that week
while making appointments with
first year men, Dean Bursley stated.
I Alpha Tau Sigma
Initiates Engineers
Alpha Tau Sigma, honorary en-
gineering journalism fraternity, ac-
cepted six new men into its group
as well as electing officers for the
coming year at an initiation ban-

quet held last night at the Union.Al
Prof. Robert D. Brackett of the en- appointment of Prof. Alfred H.
Lovell of the Electrical Engineering
gibeering school was the principal department to succeed the late
speaker, talking on "The Engineer's!Prof. George W. Patterson as as-
Place in Journalism." The new sistant dean of the College of En-
gineering, was announced yester-
members include L. Verne Ansel, G. day by Dr. Alexander G. Ruthven,
Lawton Johnson, William Merrill, president of the University.
John J. White, Robert A. Wolf, and Prof. Lovell, who has. been a
Lyle F. Zisler. The officers for next ! member of the faculty since 1910,
year were chosen as follows: pres- will immediately take over the du-
ident, G. Lawton Johnson, '31E; ties of the position made vacant by
vice-president, L. Verne Ansel, '31E; the death of Prof. Patterson May
secretary, Robert A. Wolf, '31E; 23, and will act as admission officer
treasurer, John J. White, '32A. to the College of Engineering ac-
C cording to the recommendation
Auto, Victim Succumbs:;sanctioned by the executive com-
mittee of the board of regents.
at University Hospital In addition to holding a brilliant
war record and being discharged
Lilly Sizill, 29, of Detroit, died at from the army in 1919 with the
3 o'clock yesterday afternoon in rank of colonel in the engineering
,!University hospital as the result of company of the third Michigan
injuries sustained on Friday eve- Training regiment, Prof. Lovell is
ning while driving with five com- a member of the Society of Amer-
panions on M-49 near Rushton. ican Military Engineers, the Amer-
Miss Sizill sustained a fractured ican Institute of Electrical Engi-
skull when the car in which she neers, the Society for the Promo-
was riding side-swiped a truck and tion of Engineering Education, Tau
turned over into the ditch. She Beta Pi, and Sigma Pi.
1wxa h lhn n bIy Ismhou of f l

was tne only member of oe;
party who was injured seriously.
Miss Sizill's condition had been
grave during the past three days.
I E'2t LIIJ 3. H1/-L

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