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SUNDAY, MARC1I 22, 1931
8OOK LISTS MADE
PY ALMI BUlREA U
ASSIST GR ADUATES

THE MICHIGAN

DAILY

President's Attitude
Causes Student Strike

Systematic Courses
for Many Types
Are Mapped

in Reading
of Work
Out.

PLAN MEETS APPROVAL
List of Recommendations on 150
Subjects to be Publishedk
as Limited Edition.
Distribution of book and reading
lists on subjects concerning whichr
alumni may request assistance from
the University is the method fol-
lowed by the bureau of alumni re- ssociat resa Photof
lations in assisting graduates to ob-
tain the best authorities and logi- Dr. Simon S. Bakr,
cal reading assignments. President of Washington and
"Many college graduates express Jefferson college, Washington, Pa.,
a desire to follow a systematic was accused of unsympathetic at-
course of reading in some field in titude toward athletics by students
which they are particularly inter- who started a strike.
ested," states Wilfred B. Shaw, di-
rector of alumni relations, in a spe-
cial pamphlet.
to continue studies which have been
neglected in the pressure of active
life during the years immediately
had time to develop new interests,'
avocations or hobbies in some cases, Only One Rembrandt' Shown in
or seek to inform themselves upon e
topics which they have neglected, Metropolitan Museum Is
such as economics, child study, art, Genuine, He Says.
.and philosophy."
Graduate Overlooked. NEW YORK, Mar. 21.-(P)-With
While there are a number of the possible exception of "The
agencies sponsoring the distribu- Guilder," every painting labeled;
tion of book lists, they address Rembrandt in the Metropolitan
themselves, Shaw points out, for Museum of Arts is spurious, in the]
the most part either to the general estimate of Dr. Maximilian Toch,
public or to specialists in particular chemist.
fields. He made this assertion in an ad-
"The particular needs of the av- dress before the New York Micro-
erage-college graduate are ordina- scopical society at the American
rily overlooked, even though the Museum of Natural History Friday
college man or woman will always night. When asked to comment,
find 'much of value in such lists Brysoon Burroughs, curator of
wherever they are available," he paintings at the Metropolitan, re-,
says. plied: "I have nothing to say."
During the past year, approxi- Microscopical, Chemical and X-
mately 3,OQO lists were sent to 75,0 ray studies of the canvases had
alumni. These lists cover over 225 convinced him, Dr. Toch said, that
different subjects, and in many they did not show "any traces" of
cases special lists were prepared in the Dutch artist's brush work.
answer to spe~cific requests. Mem- The painting "Old Woman Cut-
bers of the faculty who are best ting Her Nails" was the work of
qualified to make selections choose Nicolaes Maes, an understudy of
the books for the lists, the Dutch artist he said, and "Pi-'
Book Looks Expensive, late Washing His Hands" and "The1
Shaw declares it is unfortunate Artist's Son Titus" were copies by
that at this time the University is competent students of genuine
not in a position to set up a book r of old masters other than
lending service. Any extensive sys- Rembrandt. They were presented
tern of book loans to the alumni, he to the museum by the late Benja-1
said, would make a serious draft minAltman.
upon resources which often are in-
adequate for the actual needs of Dr. John C. Van pyke, professor
the classes on the campus. of the history of art at Rutgers
The distribution o the lists by university, said in 1923 that none_
the University has been unique in of the works then in the museum,c
that the practice has been to keep hi g h1y authenticated as Rem-g
the lists .in typewritten or mimeo- brandts, was genuine. He said fur-1
graphed form, so that they can be ther that only about 35 of the hun-c
changed periodically and thus kept dreds of paintings accredited toc
up to date. Most agencies, libraries, the master were actually his art.i
and organizations keep similar lists
in printed form.
So many requests, however, states Complete Line of E
Shaw, have been received from oth-
er institutions, particularly from
libraries all over the country, that Unexc
it has been felt desirable to give
them a more permanent form. The , Victor M
bureau of alumni relations, in or- Victora
der to meet this demand, is now
planning to publish a selection of Musi
the recommendations on some 150
different subjects in book form,
available to all alumni who request
them. The edition will be relatively UNIVERSTY
small, and will be subject to fur-
ther additions and corrections. William Wad
. . Devoted to
Kulnari to Give Talk6v otse
on Conditions in India
Dr. C. G. Kulkarni will discuss
"Mother India" Tuesday afternoon --iet
in Natural Science auditorium un-
der the auspices of the Round Table
club.
His talk will touch upon the Germ an -Am en
round table conference, the civil
disobedience and non-cooperative 512 East W
movement, and Gandhi's leadership I SUN
and ideals. (SaPECIALSUM

Dr. Kulkarni received his doc-
tor's degree frorm the University in
1928. He is a scholar of distinction
as well as an authority on contem -Chicken
porary development in India. Breast of Veal

ETIT (LEVI TO DISCUSS
DE UCTORT DEATH MEASURE
TO GIVE BR D AST rofe to Anti-Capital
TO rPgmfC ENSl!NProf. Moritz Levi, of the French
department, has been added to the
list of speakers on the program of
the meeting of the Michigan Asso-
Marie I. Rasey, in Today's Radio ciation Opposed to Capital Punish-
Program, to Tell Foundation's ment, which will be held at 4:15
Parental Education Work. o'clock, Tuesday, in room 231, An-
__-- gell hall.
DEAN TO TALK MONDAY As previously announced, Prof.
John F. Shepard, of the psycho-
logy department, and Rev. Eli J.
Discussion of French Topics to Forsythe, of Detroit, secretary of
Form Basis of Broadcasts the association will speak.
Scheduled for Week. Rev. Henry Lewis, of the Episco-
pal church, will act as chairman of
Radio listeners will hear Marie I. the meeting.
Rasey, of the Detroit Teachers col- The Michigan Association Oppos-
lege, speak at 5 o'clock this after- cd to Capital Punishment has a-
noon from the campus broadcast- dopted the motto, "Michigan was
ing studio on "The Parental Edu- the first state to abolish capital
cation Program of Couzens Fund." punishment. They were wise in
George Poinar, violinist, will pre- 1847-Let us be brave in 1931."
sent the musical program.
The programs this week will be
devoted to discussion of French
topics presented by members of the
faculty. Dean John R. Effinger, of
the Literary college, will spea k at 'L T l E TgA E
2 o'clock tomorrow afternoon on
"The French Drama." Tuesday aft- .
ernoon Prof. Rene Talmon, of theF.E
French department, will give a les- Detroit Federal Agent Expects
son in French pronunciation. Interesting Developments
Jobin to Speak. in Probe of Red.'
Prof. Anthony J. Jobin, of the
French department, will take as CLEVELAND, Mar. 21.-(')-De-
his topic, Wednesday, "A Few Facts partment of justice agents, enlist-
About French Canadian Literature." ing the aid of local authorities, to-
Professor. Jobin has recently com- day continued their investigation
pleted a book concerned with Cana- of the possibility of ramifications
dian literature. of the alleged plot of Paul F. Kas-
The correlation b e t w e e n the say to destroy the giant navy diri-.
mother language work in the high gible now under construction at
schools and that in the universities Akron.
will be taken up Friday afternoon H. E. Hollis of the department's
by Prof. Michael S. Pargment, of investigation bureau declared be-
the French department. fore returning to Detroit Friday
Jones Plans Talk, night that he had information'
which "may lead to some inter-
The third of the series of the sev- esting development.",
en book review programs entitled Hollis, one of those who obtain-
"The Contemporary Interpretation ed the arrest of Kassay at Akron,]
of America" will be given by Prof. said he had gathered "a great deal
Howard Mumford Jones, of the of information," but that it would
English department, Thursday aft- take four or five days to assembled
ernoon. The title of this discussion
will be "The Age of Machines" in it. s
which Professor Jones will review gents rvatey came sus-
Stuart Chase's book "Men and Ma- gents revealed they became sus-
chines." picious of Kassay when a navy
Prof. Donald M. Matthews, of the bombing, plane was wrecked at San
forestry school, will be the only Piego, Calif., last Sept. 23, killing
faculty speaker Saturday night. He Pilot W. Y. Ypharraguerre. Kas-
will donsider the subject "Farms, say, employed at the Great Lales1
Forests, and Freedom." Amy Loomis, Aircraft Co. at the time the plane
director of the Lydia Mendelssohn was built, was believed to have
theatre and director of this year's worked on it. He was discharged
Junior Girls' play will discuss "The from the Cleveland plant for al-'
Influence of the Junior Girls' Play leged Communistic preachings.
on Campus Draiatics." Music for A preliminary hearing was to be
the broadcast will be taken from held at Akron today.c
the junior girls' production, "Came
the Dawn." It will be presented byTH . i
members of the cast and choruses.
UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON OF ANN
-Heavy penalties have greatly re- Prese
duced the number of student traffic
violations, according to the campus * *
traffic czar. Part of the current D el,/ St i
dirth of arrests, he hinted, may be R. SINGEI
caused by illness of two of the
motorized disciplinarians. G. BEDUM

CHPLAINS NTESTIFY,
L H I lT.
IN PROBEOF RIOTS
Whitmeyer Charges Penitentiary
Administrative Officials
With Brutality.
(See Story on Page 1.)
JOLIET, Ill., March 21.-(A)-The
legislative committee investigating
conditions in the Stateville peni-
tentiary, which has been the scene
of rioting the past week, today
turned its attention to two minis-
ters of the gospel for further light
on the disorder.
Rev. George L. Whitmeyer, who
resigned as Episcopal chaplain at
the older of the two state prisons
and who made charges of brutality,
against the penitentiary adminis-
tration, was summoned to testify.
Rev. Eligius S. Weir, Catholic chap-
lain at Statevillo, the newer of the
two prisons, also was called. He has
expressed opinions at variance with
those of Mr. Whitmeyer.I
Warden Henry C. Hill, in testi-
fying Friday before the committee;
accused Mr. Whitmeyer of not be-
ing truthful in statements to news-
paper men about the prison. He
blamed the civil service system,1
which he said had sent him "crook-l
ed guards-"

PICK TO PRESENT
SUNDAY CONCERT
ViolUcellist to Play Numbz[er's
N1ot Given Previou"sly.
Prof. Hanns Pick, violoncellist,
assisted by Alice Mannebach, pian-
ist, will present another of a ser-
ies of Faculty Concerts, sponsored
by the School of Music, at 4:15
o'clock this afternoon in the Lydia
Mendelssohn theatre.
The program will include the
following numbers which Professor
Pick has not played in Ann Arbor
bef are: Prelude in C Major, by
Bach; Concerto in A Minor, by
Davidoff; Variations on a Roccoco
Theme, by Tchaikowsky; Capriccio,1
by Hindemith; :;Spanish Serenade
and Etude (Dance of the Elves) by
Popper; Pupperballade, one of his
own compositions, and Bizzaria, by
Ph ani.
Coler, Amn to Give
Paper at Conference
Dr. Fred A. Coller, head of the
department of surgery in the Medi-
cal school, and Dr. R. D. Arn, Ann
Arbor physician, will deliver a co-
operative paper at the annual con-
vention of the American Associa-
tion for the Study of Goiter to be
held April 7 to 9 in Kansas City, it
was announced yesterday.

Slight Decrease in January Seen;
as Favorable Indication by
Commerce Secretary.
WASHINGTON, Mar. 21.-()---
Encouraged by new data placing
the number of unemployed in Jan-
uary at 6.050,000 but showing more
recent signs of business improve-
ment, relief agencies plugged along
today in their efforts to keep job-
lessness at a minimum.
Secretary Lamont estimated that
number of persons were out of
work, able to work and looking for
work the first month of the year.
He based ;is figure on two reports
simultaneously issued by the census
bureau.
One gave revised unemployment
totals for the 1930 census taken
last April as 2,249,062 out of a 122,-
755,056 population. The other was
a special January, 1931, unemploy-
ment count covering 19 cities with
a population of 20,638,981 which
showed 1,930,666 hunting work.
Both these unemployment totals
include only those seeking jobs.
Since the special January census
was made, Lamont said, there "has
been evidence of a slight but un-
mistakable improvement in the em-
ployment situation."
"Information obtained from more
than 13,000 manufacturing estab-
lishments by the bureau of labor
statistics," he said, "reveals a gain
of 1.4 per cent in the number of
employed during February as com-
pared with January. In addition,
further evidence of increased em-
ploymnient during February is shown
by a gain of 7.5 per cent in the
volume of wage pay.;ments of these
manufacturing establishments, in-
dicating a decrease of part-time
work and an expansion of opera-
ting schedules."

IN UNEMLOY!
r ,

LANN ARBOR NEWS-BRIEFS_

RULING EXPECTED
IN SALARY FIGHTI
Means of remedying the salary
controversy, in which eight county
officials figure, will probably be
made at a meeting of the finance
committee of the board of super-
visors within a short time, possibly.
next week, it was said yesterday.
The tangle in the county's finan-
cial affairs came up several weeks
ago when the finance committee of
the board ordered county treasurer'
Frank K. Ticknor to withhold the
March checks of officials involved.
Conferences between local officials
and Lansing authorities resulted
Friday in a ruling by the atorney-
general upholding the legality of
the 1907 salaries act and ruling
void the change in salaries made in
1928 by the supervisors.
However, checks of officials, the
sheriff, county clerk, treasurer,
register of deeds, undersherilt,
deputy sheriffs, .and deputies in
county offices, will be based on the

figures provided in the 1907 act,
Albert J. Rapp, prosecutor, said
yesterday.
Means of straightening out the
difficulty were discussed from every
angle with the attorney-general,
Rapp said. He indicated that the
finance committee would meet
next week to discuss the affair.

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