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VOIL. XLI. No. 129 EIGHT PAGES ANN ARBOR, MICHIGAN, SUNDAY, MARCH 29, 1931

PRICE FIVE CENTS

HE APS TO 0ISCUSS
DEAT'H PUNISHMENT1
IN LENTENSERMON
Student Meetings Discontinued
in Favor of Human Relations
Parley Banquet at Union.
MRS. FISHER TO SPEAK

Seamen Carry Viking Disaster Victim to Rescue,
Ship Foundation Franklin, on Trip to St. Johns
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COMMITTEE MEETS'
TO DISCUSS SPRING
HOMECOMINGPLANS
Registration Headquarters Will
be at Museums Building,
League, Union.

Severinghaus to Preach Sermon
for Rededication of West
Side Episcopal Church.
Ann Arbor's churches will today4
commemorate Palm Sunday and
the ministers will preach sermons
appropriate to the day. Student I
meetings will be generally discon-
tinued today in favor of the final
banquet and meeting of the Human.
Relations Parley to be held in the
ballroom of the Union.,
I thclsn adrofteLenten series of sermons at the
First Congregational church, Rev.
Allison Ray Heaps will speak today
on "The Cross and Capital Punish- he first photo of the Viking d
ment." thence telephotoed to Chicago, sh
The discussion comes at a time Foundation Franklin, which is tak
when the problem of the death-
penalty is in the fore throughout
the state. After a long fight in the [1110
~vIding -capital punishment for first C ll F[T NT
M$ate legislature, the Foster bill pro- dn 'cptl u is m tfo frt
degree murderers, will come before flf
the people of the state on April 6 Fu P SIOIW E
for a referendum vote. Rev. Heaps'O
will discuss the question particular-
ly as it pertains to reigion an to OUtOf-TOWn Speakers Will Talk
the Cross. o~ pekrsWllTl
Anderson Will Speak. at Daily Union Services;
At the First Presbyterian church Capelli to Sing.
this morning, Rev.-Merle H. Ander-
son will take for his sermon "Who Passion week in the Ann Arbor
is This?" in connection with the churches will be commemorated by
Palm Sunday ceremonies. There union services at 7:30 o'clock each
Will be no evening student meeting. night beginning Monday and last-
"Victory" will be the subject of a ing until Friday when a three-hour
liscussion this morning by Dr. service will be held from 12 until
Frederick B. Fisher, of the First 3 o'clock in the afternoon
Methodist Episcopal church. It is Out-of-town spealers have been
the second of a series of three secured for most of the meetings
which will be concluded next Sun- and through the efforts of the com-
dy twrth"Resurrection┬░"There will '-mittee- ihrge, Mar i Capelli
be no student meeting but at the Italian-American tenor, has been
'eyening service, Mrs. Fisher will engaged, as soloist for the week.
speak on "Kagawa and' Modern Arrangements for the union serv-
Japan." Mrs. Fisher spent several ices have been rmade by the Ann
years In the Orient. Arbor Ministerial a s s o c i a t i o n
The West Side Methodist Episco- through a committee composed of
pal church will be rededicated at a Rev. Merle H. Anderson, Rev. R.
special service tonight. Rev. Charles Edward Sayles and the Rev. Allison
Severinighaus, superintendent of Ray Heaps.
the Michigan district of the Metho- , Monday's service will be at the
dist church, will preach the sermon. Church of Christ and Rev. John
To Present Cantata. Silling of the West Side Methodist
In addition to the regular serv- church will preside. Rev. Allison
ices at the St. Andrew's Episcopal Ray Heaps, of the Congregational
church, the cantata "Olivet to Cal- church will preach the sermon.
vary" will be presented by the On Tuesday Rev. Frederick Cow-
church choir at 4:30 o'clock this in, of the Church of Christ will
afternoon, preach at the Baptist church. Rev.
At ,the Liberal Students' Union Alfred L. Klaer of the Presbyterian
tonight, Prof. Burke Shartel, of the church, will preside at this meeting.
Law school, will lead a discussion Wednesday's services will be at the
on "Pros and Cons of Capital Pun- First Presbyterian church, where
ishment." The morning sermon by Rev. Sayles, of the Baptist church
Rev. H. P. Marley, will be "The will preach. Rev. Andrew E. Kurth,
Trials of Jesus and Socrates." of the Calvary Evangelical church
Milford Stern will speak this will preside at this meeting.
morning in the League chapel un- Friday's union services will be
der the direction of the Hillel foun- (Continued on Page 3)
dation on "Alleged Substitutes for --
Religion." At the evening open Problems Will Face
forum there will be a discussion HrUp Retu
lead by Rabbi Ephraim Rosen- HooverUpon t ur
sweig on "Art and the Jew Through WASHINGTON, Mar. 28.-(P)-.
the Ages." -An accumulation of foreign and
domestic problems will confront
State President Hoover when he returns
B i l the White House tomorrow night
from his Caribbean trip.
(By Associated Press>┬░ The most important demand is
Saturday, March 28, 1931 for an extra session of Congress.1
BAD AXE-Construction work on' VcT vniy71? flI!N

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MAY 8 IS OPENING DAY
Program to Feature Cap Night,
Father and Son Banquet,
Musical Concert.
Mcmbers of the Spring Home-
coming committee met at noon yes-
terday to discuss plans for the
.hree-day program which will be-
<-gin Friday, May 8. Registration for
the homecoming will be at the Uni-
versity Museums building, t h e
League, and the Union, it was an-
I nounced yesterday.
:: ! The event has been arranged so
: "" that friends and alumni of the Uni-
Assouatca IressIhoto. versity as well as prospective stu-
isaster, rushed from Horse Island, Newfoundland, to Boston by airplane, dents will have an opportunity to
ows seamen carrying one of the explosion victims to the rescue ship see the campus in its regular rou-
ng them to St. Johns, Newfoundland. tine.
- The program arranged at yester-
day's meeting will begin in the
Orators Will Speak morning on May 8 when engineer-
Wednesday; O'Neill I wilbe open to visitors. Displays in
Direcs Co petiioS all departments portraying the
Directs CompetitionHLIIUSU HL
progress being achieved' in the var-
S5ious branches will be featured. At
Final competition for the right to the architectural college special dis-
represent thle University in tethehelarchif tetlwolegert s ectds-
Northern Oratorical league contest Round Table Interprets Religion; playsoften t work art objects
at Madison, Wis., will be held at Dinner at Union Will End isitors, while the Clements library
7:30 o'clock next Wednesday in the Conference Sessions. will present a rare collection of
Adelphi room, on the fourth floor papers and items of particular in-
ofAngell hall. Religion is an attempt to under- teregt in a special display. Cap
Original speeches of from 1,500 to stand oneself, his neighbors, and Night, traditional annual event, will
2,000 words are required. The win- the universe, Prof,. Roy Sellars, of be held in Sleepy Hollow Friday
ner will compete with the best from the philosophy department, stated evening at which time the fresh-
the other five universities of the yesterday in summarizing the day's men burn their pots and awards of
league May 8, when the successful discussions of the Human Rela- "M" blankets are made to graduat-
orator will receive a prize of $100. tions Parley in Alumni Memorial ing athletes.
The second prize is $50. Frank O. hall. Athletic Events to be Held.
Lowden, of Chicago, is the donor. Asked the questior "What is re- A reunion of all graduates in the
Prof. J. M. O'Neill is in charge of ligion?" members of the faculty at J school of business administration
the competition at Michigan. Ilth h ound table, who were leading-1 and exhibits, including =:aJapanese.
expects about 15 to enter the local the discussions gave individual in- ( art exhibit at Alumni Memorial
tryouts, which are open only to terpretations. 'hall, sponsored by the Ann Arbor
bonafide undergraduates. No per- "Religion is a totality of condi- I art association, will be on Saturday
son before entered in the intercol- tions adjusting one to life," Prof. morning's program, while the only
legiate finals may compete. Nathan Howard Y. McCluskey, of the psy- home track meet of the outdoor
Levy, '31, represented Michigan last 'chology department, agreed with season is scheduled for the after-
year, at Northwestern. Dr. Everett Clinchy of New York, I noon events when Michigan faces
director of the National Conference Minnesota. A:golf match between
LITERARY SCHOOL of Jews and Christians, and chair- Northwestern and Michigan on the
SOPIOI ORE DIES man of the parley. new University course will be open
Answering student inquiry seek- to visitors, while swimming exhibi-
ing to learn how to develop such tions will be given by members of
William 0. Rhamy, Son of Fort emotions as love and friendship, the Varsity team, Conference cham-
Wayne Physician, Succumbs. Dr. Frederick B. Fisher, of the pionsd
_ .Methodist Episcopal church claim- The annual fathers and sons ban-
William O. Rhamy, '33, of Fort ed that they could be built from quetat the Union will feature Pres-
Wayne, Ind., died yesterday at the ' attitudes of the mind, Rabbi Bern- ident Alexander Grant Ruthven
Health Service after an illness that ard Heller, of the Hillel foundation, and Arthur G. Poorman as speak-
began last Monday. Death resulted countered by saying that habitua- ers, and will be followed by aPrec-
from a complication of pneumonia tion will accomplish emotional re- ture at Hill auditorium by Prof.
and peritonitis aggravating a heart actions, while Professor Shepard Laurence M. Gould, member of the
weakness of long standing, Dr. War- applied a psychological point of University faculty and recently
ren E. Forsythe, director of the view in asking that people be made head geologist on the Byrd expedi-
Health Service, said intelligent in order to appreciate tions
onessuhe tin.Concerts Are Planned.
Rhamy entered Michigan last such emotions. Sunday Mothers' Day, will in-
fall as a sophomore in the literary The concluding svssions of the uday, o the wlgan
colege Hi fist earof ollgeparley will be held at 2:30 o'clock elude the opening of the new legal
trolleg;:. His first year of collegepaeywl hdat23o'ok research library between 1 and.. in
work was taken at Chicago univer- today in the west gallery of Alumni reearlia, bn 1 and
sit. 1us athr i a hyscia inMemorial hall, at 6 o'clock tonight, the afternoon, and a joint band
sity. His father is a physician in Mmra al t6ocoktngt and glee club concert in Hill audi-
Fort Wayne and came to Ann Ar- when a dinner in the Union ball- ard ge 'cl k.oncer radi-
willrecde he ina dicus 'torium, at 3 o'clock. The traditional
bor immediately when he heard of room will precede the final discus- Cane Day for Senior men will also
l-.ia mirs ' lln , c DI.h mvY mnfa- sions.f

SWIMMERS TAKE
NATIONAL TITLE
Michigan's Varsity swimming
team last night won the National
Intercollegiate championship at
Chicago with a total of 28 points.
Johnny Schmeiler won gMichi-
gan's only first by taking the
ZO-yard breast stroke in 2:34.6.
Carl Dougovito, star Wolverine
wrestler, lost the national 175-
pound championship to Conrad
Caldwell of Oklahoma A. and M.,
Complete Sports on Pages 6 & 7
HOUSE COMMITTEE
RECEIVES TAXILL
State Legislature Refers Pack
Bill to Committee on
State Affairs.
The bill introduced into the State
legislature by Rep. Phillip C. Pack,
of Washtenaw county and publi-
city director for the Athletic asso-
ciation of the University, aiming
to prevent property from becoming
tax exempt through deeding to the
University, yesterday was referred
to the House committee on state
affairs.
This committee willihear argu-
ments for and against the propose
bill, eventually reporting back eith-
er favorably or unfavorably to the
House. The committee consists o
ety, first district); Charles Cheeney
(Saginaw county, second district)
Charles Bartlett, (Wayne county
first district) ; Vincent P. Dacey
(Wayne county, first district); Da
na H. Hinckley, (Emmet district)
John Van Brocklin, (Marquett
county); Frank B. Wade, (Genese
county, first district); Fred Wade
(Allegan county); a nd Willianr
Wreford, (Wayne county, first dis-
trict).
CAMPBELL PLANS
TO GIVE READING
" Barrets of Wimpole Street'
Will be Read Today. h
Continuing with the fourth w'
the series of readings which a
being sponsored by the League lib
rary comitee, Prof. 0. J. Campbell
acting head of the English depart-
ment, will speak at 3:30 o'clocl
this afternoon in the Grand Rapid
room in the League building. Pro-
fessor Campbell will read frorr
"The Barretts of Wimpole Street'
by Rudolph Besier.
Tea will be served following th(
program, and an invitation ha
been extended to faculty membes
and townspeople, as well as to al
students.
Economist Will Speak
on German Insurance
"unemployment Insurance an-
Its Effect on the Economic Position
of Germany" will be discussed by
Dr. F. S. L. Paut, noted political
economist from Hamburg univer-
sity, at 4:15 o'clock tomorrow after-
noon in Natural Science auditor-
ium.
Dr, Plaut is the author of "Ger-
man Commercial Policy," "Th In-
fluence of the War on the English
Money Market," and a number of
other important- books,

F IECHILREN IE
oF EXPOSURE WHEN
BUS IS MAROED
18 Survivors Rushed to Hospital
by Planes After 36 Hours
In Colorado Blizzard.
DRIVER BELIEVED LOST
Rancher Discovers Bus Stalled
in Snowdrift; Little Hope
Held for Rescued.
TOWNER, Col., Mar. 28.-(P)-
Racing against time, darkness and
death, two cabin monoplanes late
today sought to carry to the Lamar,
Col., hospital 18 children who were
stricken by pneumonia or frost bite
after being isolated for 36 hours in
a snowdrift when a school bus be-
wame marooned.
Five other children died from'
freezing and exposure and ittle -
.ope was entertained for the 18
xho survived the -ordeal in the
howling blizzard of Thursday and
Friday.
Five of those afflicted with pneu-
nonia have been taken to the La-
mar hospital.
Pilots of the ship planned to con-
tinue the flights until all were in-
the institution,
Teacher is Safe
Tedriver of the bus, Carl Miller,
was missing and believed to have
ost his life in seeking aid for his
:harges.
Miss Maude Moser, teacher of the
'leasant Hill school, which the
-hildren attended was reported
afe today. She found shelter in
i farm house after starting to walk
o her home after the children left
n the bus.-
Mary Miller, the bus driver's
laughter; Orlo Untiedt, Louise
3teonebraker, Robert Brown and
,enneth Johnson, ranging in age.
rom eight to 14 years, were the
ictims of the sudden zero weather.
Had Lost Food.
Millerleft owes hol a
.0:30 o'clo a ursa rn
ng when the school was closed be-
ause of the storm. Less than three
niles away the driver was unable
:o see ahead in the snow andat-
empted to turn back Hs bus hit
fence post and stalled. Until early
,esterday morning Miller remained
vith the children and then started
ut afoot to get help. Snow covered
ip his tracks and he never reached
i telephone.
During the day three children
lied of exposure. Others became
iysterical and one boy accidentally
:nocked out a window of the bus.
Tn an effort to keep. warm, the
:hildren burned up the seats in the
us. They had lost most of their
:ood when the bus stalled against
he fence and when exhaustion
)vertook them they huddled to-
;ether and fell asleep
~HINDENBR RE
Officials Can Suppress Radicals,
Newspapers, Personal Liberty
by]Decree of President.
BERLIN, Mar. 28.-()-Millions
of German citizens tonight were
studying in their evening newspap

the pavingof the seven-mile stretch FOR ANNUAL G
of M-53 between Kinde and Poirt F RA NU L '
Austin is under way. It is expected
to be finished in July inasmuch as I Sigma Delta Chi Mcmbers Will
the grading was done last fall. Award Oil-Can to One of
MENOMINEE-Car ferries num- Three Candidates.
ber four and five of the Ann Arbor .~-
railroad were ice bound today in Mystery again surrounds prepara-
Green Bay. The number four was tions for the ninth annual Grid-
caught first and number five be- 'iron banquet, to be held April 8
came ice-bound when going to the at the Union yesterday, Joseph
aid of her sister ship. Russell, '31, sports editor of The
Daily and chairman of the func-
HOLLAND-Rev. Winfield Burg- I tion, announced that a prominent
graff, of Milwaukee, will succeed speaker, known in national politicsC
Rev. John E. Kuizenga, on the chair and recently famous for an abnor-'
of systematic theology at Western mal amount of publicity, would be
Theological Seminary. on the banquet program. Russell
-- would not, however, divulge the
JACKSON-Three damage suits name of the speaker, although he
totalling $65,000 were filed here intimated that his national prom-
against William Friermuth, whose inence would attract considerable
automobile figured in an accident attention to the annual "razz" fest.
in which three persons were inj ur- The presentation of the Oilcan,
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lis sons lilness. camly wi.6U1tU1
ber of the Sigma Alpha Epsilon fra-
ternity.
The body wassent to the StaiTan-
funeral home and was sent last
night to the parents' home in Fort
Wayne. No details concerning the
arrangements for the funeral were
announced.
DS PREPARATIONS
RIDIRON -RAZZ-FEST
ner, Waldo Abbot, of the English
department, will make the presen-
tation speech to his successor.
Other events on the program will
be skits and monologues concerned
with recent campus events and ac-
tivities, with especial reference to
the liquor raid, the rooming enig-
ma, and the "University Spy Sys-
tem." All of the skits are being
written by members of Sigma Del-
ta Chi and will be produced entire-
ly by them. Short talks by all of
the campus celebrities will conclude
the program.
Tickets for the banquet are sel-
ling rapidly, Edward S. McKay, '32,
treasurer of the organization, stat-
ed yesterday. The reduction in
price from the usual $3 to $2.50 for
the 1931 banquet has made the
-ticket distrihntion larger than ever.

Illinois Criminals
Berate Treatment
By Joliet Officials

,JOLIFET, Ill., Mar. 28.--(JP)-"Big
Shot" and small fry criminals in CARR WILL DISCUSS
the twin Joliet prisons hadttheir AS FACTOR IN C1
say today before a special legisla-
tive committee. Maddy to Present Radio Lessons
All, from Marty Durkin, Chicago in Playing of All Band
killer, and Francis Langford, Quin-
cy bad man, to less notorious con- Instruments.
victs, denounced the treatment of
prisoners in solitary confinement, prof, Lowell J. Carr, of the socio-
accused the parole board of negli- logy department, will discuss "The
gence and told in convicts' argot j Environment as a Factor - in the
their view of prison conditions, af- Child's Development" today from
ter they were assured of legislative the broadcasting studio as part of
protection. t h e Parent-Teacher p r o gram.
It was Langford, who held the George Poinar, violinist, will pre-
greatest share of attention as the sent the musical program.
investigation into Joliet adminis- The Michigan University of the
tration and the causes of a week Air program, Monday, will present
of riot swung to its sixth day. Prof. Joseph E. Maddy, of the mus-
io U. h l Prnf'.J f or Add receiv-

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_ ___ers one of the most tar-recing
decrees ever promulgated in the
ENVIRONMENT young German republic. It was
IILDREN'S CULTURE "Father" Hindenburg's ukase for
- - - - - - - - - -- - -- s q u e l c h i n g d i s o r d e r T h o s e w h o
depatmens o geoesyand ur-read r a d i c a 1 newspapers didn't
departments of geodesy and sur- know but that this might be the
veying, Wednesday afternoon. Sid- last issue of their paper for some
ney Straight, tenor, will be the so- time for amid the drastic provi
loist. He will be accompanied at sions of the decrees is one empow-
the piano by Grace Snyder. ering the authorities to suppress
The fourth book talk to interpret dailies for as long as eight consecu-
modern America will be given tive weeks if it is found necessary.
Thursday afternoon by Prof. How- Those that belong to such organ-
ard Mumford Jones, of the English izations are Adolph Hitler's Brown
department. His subject will be Shirt and the Communist Red Front
"Art in the Machine Age." Romine did not know whether they would
Hamilton, violinist, and Jack Conk- meet with their brothers again, for
lin, pianist, will be the musicians under the new decree, their organ-
during the broadcast. ization may be dispersed with the
Forestry, engineering, . and Eng- stroke of a pen.
lish, will be subjects of faculty dis- Furthermore, under the decree
cussions Saturday night during the such fundamental rights as free-
University of Michigan program. dom of the press, the inviolability
Prof. Shirley W. Allen, of the for- of personal liberty, secrecy of pos-
estry school, will explain "What a tal, telegraphic a n d telephonic
Forester Does." Claude L. Clark, communications may be abdicated
research engineer, will speak upon at the government's discretion,
the general title "Metals." and Prof. while the decree is in force.

fail on Sunday.
The only events for which an ad-
mission will be charged will be the
banquet and the Gould lecture. The
others will be free to guests of fac-
ulty or students, A maximum charge
of $2.50 has been set for the ban-
quet and the lecture together.

lc scn oo mule&u s V~u~ y r
Langford is serving life for mur- ed so many requests to continue the
der. But down in Missouri, he said, series of lessons in the playing of
he is wanted for slaying a sher- all band instruments, that he has
iff, a chief of detectives and a mo- consented to present two more les-
tion picture operator. He said he 'sons in the series. The second pro-
killed them in rescuing his brother, 'gram will be broadcast April 6.
boarding a train enroute from Kan- I " Thni'rijhtinn oftheS tars in

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