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ZCH 21, 1531



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Philippines, P o rt u g e s e, and .
American Warships Search-
China Sea Islands.d
Brophy, Diekhoff and Scott Are 6
Three Pilots Thought
Forced Down. '
MANILA, Mar. 20.-(P)-While
hope was virtually abandoned for
two American flyers believed to
have plunged to their deaths off
Mindanao island, three governmen. :
joined today in a search for an-x
other pilot unreported since he took 4ssortated Pres Photo_
off from Macao, China, early Thurs- Thomas C. Hart,
day on a 600-mile flight across the Newly appointed superintendent
China sea. to Manila, of the United States Naval academy
Glenn W. Brophy, Los Angeles who is one of the youngest officers
aviator, left Macao at 8:45 a. m. to ever hold that post at the gov-
Thursday. He was to have arrived ernment school.
at Manila Thursday afternoon. To-
day he was sought by airplanes,
fast United States warships and
Philippine and Portugese officials.
Two Thought Dead.
F. A. Diekhoff of San Francisco
and William Scott of Manila, gen- ONE THOSANDBIDS
erally were regarded as dead. A
po itoon of Diekhoff's hydro-air-Ina
plane was found in the Pacific Invitations for Sigma Delta Chi
ocean off the bleak eastern coast Gridiron Banquet Modeled
of Mindanao last Saturday. No oth- After Proof Sheets.
or trace of the flyers was found.
Diekhoff and Scott disappeared More than 1,000 invitations to the
on a two-hour flight March 9 from ninth annual Gridiron banquet
Surigao harbor, northern Mindanao, were sent out to residents of Ann
to Davao. Diekhoff was a salesman Arbor, students in the University,
for a New York firm, while Scott and faculty members yesterday by
was engaged in business here. Harold O. Warren, Jr., '31, invita-
Brophy left Shanghai Jan. 17 to tions chairman of function, which
lay out a course for mail and pas- is being sponsored by Sigma Delta
senger planes. He was forced down Chi, professional journalistic fra-
twice en route from Shanghai to ternity. Tickets for this year's ban-
Macao. quet have been reduced to $2.50,
Ships on the China sea were re- (the lowest price ever offered in the
quested to maintain a lookout for history of the "razz fest."
the pilot. The Radio corporation of The invitations for the 1931 ban-
the Phillipines was advised a Por- quet are in the form of proof sheets,
t1ugese army' seaplane had been dis- and intimate that the banquet will
patched from Macao to patrol the feature the recent liquor raids, Uni-
China coast. The United States versity occurrences during the last
destroyers John D. Ford, Paul Jones semester, and the celebrated "Uni-
and Truxtun and the aircraft ten- versity ban system."
der Heron left Manila late Thurs- The presentation of the famous
day night to search the western Oil Can will form the basis for this
coast of Luzon island.
Rescue Report is False. year's program as it has in the
The American vessels were to past. The custom, originating in
center their activities around Lin- shington several years ago for
, ay en gulf, on the western coast .of the purpose of "razzing" congress-
central Luzonhisland, where Brophy ( men, scribes, and other capitol city
jendedtonmakeis fistercBophytincumbents, has b e e n slightly
mtended .to make his first contact changed during the last few years
with the Philippines, Army pilots at the local function. Waldo Abbot,
found erroneous a report at the pttholdfttio phyAbt'
city of' Lingayen the postmaster present holder of the trophy,stated,
there had seen a plane he thought on receiving the award last spring,
was roph's ly oer hat itythat he considered the Oil Can an
was Brophy's fly over that city, honor as did a majority of the fac-
early today. Pilots concluded the ulty.
plane was a ship from the Heron. l
The Radio corporation of the Skits, short speeches by Ann Ar-
Philippines maintained constant bor, University, and state officials,
communication with ships at sea and a campus movie will occupy the
and army and navy planes engaged entire program during and after
in the search. Brophy's wife await- the banquet. More than 300 guests

France Follows United States
in Amount of Gold Money
Held in Reserve.
NEW YORK, M a r. 20.-(P)--
There is more monetary gold in the
United States now than at any
time in its history.
The amount, $4,685,000,000, re-
vealed in the weekly Federal Re-
serve statement for March 18, is
42.5 per cent of all the monetary
gold in the world, and is $1.000,-
000 greater than the previous high
mark of $4,684,000,000 established
May 14, 1927.
The figure is more than twice
that of France, which has main-
tained an astonishing rate of gold
imports for more than a year, and
is seven times that of England.
the weekly statements of the Bank
of France and the Bank of England
The total is the greatest ever
achieved by any country in finan-
cial history, and is about two and
one-half times the amount in this
country at the outbreak of the
World war. It is considerably more
than dollar-for-dollar backing for
all currency in circulation in this
About $280,000,000 was added to
this country's monetary gold dur-
ing the last year in imports from
European a n d South American
countries and $8,000,000 was im-
ported last week alone, principally
from South America and Central
America, and Mexico.
Concentration of gold in the
United States and France, which
together hold $7,000,000,000 'of the
world's total of $11,000,000,000, has
been given considerable attention
in banking circles and there are in-
dications of tendencies which will
bring a more equitable distribution
of the metal. Britain particularly
has depleted its resources. The
situation is regarded as largely a
post-war condition.
Three Killed by Southwestern
Tornadoes; 20 Hurt.
-Tornadoes struck in the south- I
west late Thursday, killing three
persons in Clinton, Okla:, and level-
ling oil derricks of Desdemona. Tex.
Twenty were injured by the storm
at Clinton, where damaged homes
were protected today by a National
Guard detail under command of
Capt. George D. Hanna. Ed Mc-
Clain, Red Cross field representa-
tive, led relief work.
A. W. Anderson, 54, Clinton gro-
cer, and his 81-year-old mother,
Mrs. Louise Anderson, were injured
fatally. The twister tossed their
store nearly a block. Charles Col-
lins, 23, electrician, stood on a wet
board as he pulled a high voltage
wire from the path of pedestrians.
Knocked to the ground, he arose,
told friends "I'm all right," and
then fell dead.
The frame annex of a school,
vacated by several hundred pupils
just an hour before, was destroyed
and brick walls of the school prop-
er were cracked. A tourist camp
was demolished and homes were
Hail and heavy rain added to the
destruction in Desdemona, west
Texas oil field town, but no one was
injured. About 2,000 derricks were
felled by the tornado. A gasoline
plant and a new school were among
the buildings damaged.
ing at Lane hall in large numbers
to make appointments with him.
For this reason he expects to ex-

tend his three-day stay into the
first part of next week in order to
accomodate any who may want to
consult him.
Besides undergraduates, t h e r e
has been a considerable demand
on the part of faculty members to
consult with him about their prob-
All makes and all prices
A Red Arrow Place

Secretary Thinks Campus, Halls
Provide Ideal Topics
for Ballads.
For some enterprising young bal-
lad writer, Dr. Frank E. Robbins,
assistant to the President, has a
suggestion to make which may lead
to Michigan's first publicized song-
hit. The suggestion, appearing in
today's issue of the Alumnus, con-
cerns the "Sidewalks of New York"
which, in comparison to the diag-
onal and other famous University
by-ways, seems dim and uninterest-
"Why should the sidewalks of
New York have a song all td them-.
selves and the corridors of our own
University hall remain unsung?"
asks Dr. Robbins. "Certainly there
is just as much life in the one place
as in the other-'boys and girls to-
gether' and all that. The whole
University passes this way once a
day at least. And as it passes, it
reads the signs and notices display-
ed on these venerable walls."
Then the Alumnus prints a list
of 16 items which were posted on
just one University bulletin board
in University hall on one of the
last days in February. The board
announced that:
(1) Michigan was going to play
Minnesota at hockey.
(2) Rabbi Leo Franklin was to

(3) So was Prof essor Martin'
Sprengling, Chicago writer and
(4)Somebody could do lovelyJ
typing, and would at a price.
(5) The Daily Official Bulletin,
an encyclopedia in itself.
(6) The ancient University of
Marburg welcomes Americans atl
"Dos Sommer-semester."
(7) The Wesleyan Guild an-
nounced a lecture.
(8) The Civil Service wanted five
new and assorted employes.
(9) Several cards stressinguEuro-
pean travel--also the Glee club's.
(10) The Comedy club was ]re-
senting "Straight-Jacket."
(11) Director William M. Hek-
king, Buffalo, was to talk on art.
(12) The Geologicalt- Geographi-
cal Journal club was to meet.
(13) The Hopwood prizes, with
conditions, were set forth.
(14) And then the Intercollegiate
Current Events contest.
(15) Next there were the Bryn
Mawr graduate fellowships.
(16) And last, Rudy Vallee's "U.
of M." night at Detroit.
are resorting to housework to earn
their room and board here. Some
care for babies, or do washings. )
Others do strange jobs, such as)
steeple-jacking, or frying dough-
nuts, in their spare moments.

ES ENTERPRISING Sophomore Engineer
SONG- JIT SUBJECTS Class Chooses Blue

and Yellow Jackets
The design for the jackets which
will be worn during the next school
year by members of the engineer-
ing class of 1933 was decided upon
at a meeting of the class yesterday
The jacket chosen was one of
three submitted for consideration,
and was decided upon by an almost
unanimous vote. It will be of dark
blue material, with a yellow num-
eral monogram.
The monogram was designed by
Hugh Baker, '33E. It consists of a
large block "M" in yellow with a
smaller "E" in the center, on each
side of which are the class num-
It has long been a traditional
custom for members of the junior
class in the engineering college to
wear jackets denoting the position
of the class on campus.
Another myth has been dispelled by
research. Dr. J. G. Umstattd of the
University of Minnesota after an
extensive survey of the students
has found that the marks of stu-
dents earning part or all of their
expenses are as high as those of
the students who are not required
to work.

Variety of Numbers Prepared
for Program Thursday.
The Varsity band will present its
annual complimentary spring con-
cert at 8:15 o'clock next Thursday
night in Hill auditorium, Robert A.
Campbell, treasurer of the Univer-
sity and sponsor of the organiza-
tion, announced yesterday.
The band has been preparing for
this program since Christmas and
has included a variety of numbers
for presentation.
The number which will be espe-
cially of interest to music enthus-
iasts is Ravel's "Bolero" which, by
special permission by the composer,
will be presented on the program.
The rendition of this number will
mark the first time a college or-
ganization has ever attempted the
piece and will be one of the few
times any band has played it.
Another number which will be
included in the concert is "Dahse
Macabre," by Saint-Saens, which
has aroused comment in the past
when played by the band.
The membership' of the outfit for
the concert will be about 75, Nic-
holas Falcone, director, said. This
is one of the largest numbers the
concert band has ever had for a
spring concert, and inciudes a com-
plete instrumentation.


ed him at Manila.
Cercle Francais Hears
Talk onStudent Trip
Cercle Francais held its regular
meeting Thursday night in the
Cercle meeting room, Natural Sci-
ence building, with Agnes E. John-
son, '31, and James O'Neill, Grad.,
as the principal speakers of the
Miss Johnson, whose topic was
"My Junior Year Abroad," explain-
ed some of the more impressive ex-
periences she enjoyed in her tour
through France last year. O'Neill
offered a more informal discussion1
with the members and answered
several questions.
Chilean Fliers Chart
Out Maps of Country
SANTIAGO, Chile-(1P)-For the
first time a complete aerial map of
Chile is being made.
Vast stretches of unmapped ter-
ritory in the southern Andes will
be charted for the first time when
the national air corps completes its
work, just begun.
The fliers are making an air pic-
ture of the entire country, the pho-
tographs showing much terrian
which cannot be reached on foot.
Besides the strategic value of the
study, it is expected to aid in col-
onization of sparsely settled re-
Students working with eggs in the
zoology laboratory were surprised to,
see two chicks hatched out the oth-
Qr day. Ike and Mike, as they were
immediately named, owe their ex-
istence to fact that two students
left their eggs too near the radia-
tor. The only trouble now is to
tell which chick is Ike and which is

are expected to attend the affair.
Good Students Need
Vocational Guidance
Says Dr. Blumenthal
A large number of the students
that need -vocational guidance are
good students, but have let them-
selves get in a rut, according to the
statement of Dr. Gustave A. Blum-
enthal, vocational guidance expert,
who is interviewing students daily
at Lane hall following his all-cam-
pus forum address of Thursday.
Dr. Blumenthal was hearty in his
praise of the University as a whole,
and the people he had met here.
In this respect he stressed the val-
ue of the cosmopolitan atmosphere
which he said was of undoubted
value. The University should be a
great benefit to the development
of the student, he said, but the gen-
eral run of undergraduates should
be made to determine for them-
selves a policy leading to the ac-
complishment of their life purpose.
There are too many that do not
know what they are striving for
according to his statement.
"Many of the students that I
talked with," Blumenthal stated,
'were surprised at the problems
that I was able to clear up for
them." A large number were good
scholars he said, three of them pos-
sessing their A. B. degree.
Students who heard Blumenthal
talk on Thursday have been call-
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