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VOL. XLI., No. 144.




DUTCH MAN' CAUSES Lynch Stated Prospects for
Next Ten Years Are
Best Since 1913.


PIIP~lln if

Manufacturer's Comment on
Flight of Rear Admiral Byrd
Stirs Controversy.
Failure to Include Name Fokker'
on Josephine Ford' Brings
Maker's Wrath.
NEW YORK, April 24.-(P)- Pub-

uyivormon rFrank, 3.s4
Prospects for the college grad-
uate in business during the next 10
years will be the greatest since pre-
war days, Charles McKenna Lynch,
president of the Pittsburgh Stock
exchange and member of the in-
vestment firm of Moore, Leonard &
Lynch, declared last week in an
interview for The Daily.
"Because of the stirring times of
the last 15 years, the present lead-
ers in the economic field are
becoming physically exhausted,"
Lynch explained.

lication of Anthony Fokker's auto-' Maintaining that the
biography "The Flying Dutchman" the World war, and the
has sent the barograph of contro- tively recent changes in

stress of

versy, to considerable height to-
The plane maker's comment on
the flight of Iear Admiral Richard
E. Byrd, particularly the trans-At-
lantic flight which ended in the
waters off the French coast, arous-
ed chief interest.
AdmiralByrd,who was lecturing
in the middle west, declined to dis-
cuss the book, but one of his com-
panions on the flight to France,
Bert Acosta, had this to say:
"The controversy doesn't worry
me, The entire matter-the ocean
light-was conducted in a sure
and effective manner. I am pos-
tive that if it was to be done again,
there would be no change.
Acosta Makes Statement.
"I have the highest regard for
Admiral Byrd, Bernt Balchen 'and
Lieut. Noville who were on the
flight. I did have a high regard for
Mr. Fokker, but I think he must
be getting old."
"The Flying Dutchman" gives
much of the credit for the success-
fulful crossing of the ocean and the
landing in the sea to Balchen. It
was Balchen, Fokker writes who
piloted the plane and navigated it
after reaching France.
In this Admiral Byrd agreed. He
told reporters in St: Louis that al-
chen was entitled to full credit for
the successful manner in which he
handled the plane. Admiral Byrd,
however, had no comment to make1
concerning other statements con-
cerning himself in the book until
he had read the full text.,
Balchen Comments on Affair.
Balchen's comment was that he
didn't know where Fokker got his
information about what happened
during the flight to France, but
that "there are no mistakes in it."
The Fokker book criticizes Byrd
for changing the name of his North
Pole plane to the "Josephine Ford"
and leaving off the name "Fokker"
which Fokker says was, by agree-
ment, to have been left on. Admir-
al Byrd received considerable fin-
ancial help on the flight from Edsel
Ford, in honor of whose daughter
the plane was named.
Byrd Refuses to Reply
CHICAG6, Ill., April 24.-(/P)-To
Rear Admiral Richard E. Byrd
Bernt Balchen is and always has
been the hero of the trans-Atlantic
flight of the airplane America.
The aerial conqueror of the polar
regions was reluctant to discuss
comment on the flight in the "Fly-
ing Dutchman," Anthony Fokker's ,
autobiography in collaboration with
Bruce Gould.
"I Inve no statement to make,"
the admiral said. "I have not read
the book."
Byrd "wondered," however, where
Fokker got his "curious version of
the flight."
(Bv Assocated rts)
Friday, April 24, 1931
LANSING - The Michigan public
utilities commission announced to-
day that it has no power to present
the eastern Michigan Railway com-
pany from abandoning the Pontiac-
Flint and Detroit-Toledo divisions
of its electric interurban service.
The announcement was made in
answer to protests against the aban-
donment of the service.
JACKSON--Robert Earl Duke, 5,
sustained a fractured leg ahd his
sister, Betty Lou, 3, received head
injuries when the automobile in
which they were riding with their
mother, who was slightly cut and

methods have been the most radical
during the past several centuries, he
continued by saying that the revo-
lutionary business conditions have
tired men of more than 45 years
of age, so that they are looking for
younger men to assume their places
as leaders in the business world.
"Places for the college man in
business during the next year or so
will be few, however," he continued,
placing his belief on the assumption
that the effects of the contempor-
ary business depression will carry
over for that period.
The present depression will end
by October 1, Lynch predicted. Peo-
ple are saving, prices of merchan-
dise are falling, and buying is in-
creasing because the public is con-
University Debaters, Speaking
Contest Winners Barred
From Competition.
An opportunity to voice honest
and intelligent opinions on the
question, 'iShould University regu-
lation of student .affairs be confin-
ed to the ciassroom?" is offered by
the Oratorical association's annual
extempoaneous speaking contest,
according to Robert Murphy, '31,
vice-president, who is in charge.
Murphy pointed out another feat-
ure of the contest, that it is limited+
to men and women who have never
represented the University in any
outside debate or oratorcal con-
test, and have never won a speak-
ing contest within the University.
Some minor changes in the rules
previously announced have been
made. Next Wednesday, at four
o'clock is the closing time for en-
tries, which are to be handed in at
the speech department office on the
floor of Angel hall. The former
date was Monday.
The preliminaries, which will be
run off in groups of five or six, will
c o n s i s t of five-minute prepared
speeches on any phase of the as-
signed subject. Each contestant,
after his prepared speech is pre-
sented, will be handed a question
on the material he has covered. He
will remain .on the platform, and,
after the others have spoken, will
give a five-minute extemporaneous
talk on the question.
Semi-finals will be held if nec-
essary, Murphy announced, a n d
about five will be chosen for the
finals. A similar system, including
five minutes each of prepared and
extemporaneous speaking, will be
used there.
Gold, silver, and bronze medals
will be given for the first three
places in the contest.
Mimes to Give Final
Performance Tonight
The 'final performance of "The
'Perfect Alibi,' a mystery comedy by
A. A. Milne, will be given at 8:15
o'clock tonight in the Laboratory
theatre. The production opened here
on Wednesday.
Karl Litzenberg, of the English
department, directed the show,
which is Mimes' last production for
this year. R. Duane Wells, '32, and
Kathryn Kratz, '32, head the cast,
assisted by Whitney Dixon, '31, Tom
Roden, '31, Harry Arnold, '32.
Other members of the cast are
E dli t h Grossberg, '33, Margaret
Smith, '33A, William Dickert, '32,
William Mulroney, '33, and Ray
Suffron, '31.

suming wha iiey have had stored '0111
for the past several years, he stated. ILI v
"The panic, which was reallyfp
caused by people's forgetting the
hard times of the last depression, T
will end its second year this ___
month," he remarked. The mythical
seven year business cycle, turning Grand Rapids Judge Cites Need
through prosperity, depression and for Abler Judges, Juries
recovery consecutively, he explain- at Founder's Dinner.
ed, is substantially true "because it
takesgabout that long for people SENIORS GET BILLETS
buying of previous years, recover
from their credit obligations, and Judge Tuttle Also Gives Talk;
begin their optimistic buying once Governor Brucker Unable
"Socialism has a basis for exist- to Attend.
ence in Russia," he declared, "but
not in America, because economic Jury trial in America is principal-
and social conditions are different iy in need of better juries and bet-
here." ter judges, judge Arthur C. Deni-
-- son, '83L, of the United States Court
of Appeal in Grand Rapids, point-
ed out last night at the sixth an-
nual Founder's Day banquet at the
Lawyers' cub, held in honor of the
late William Wilson Cook, donor of
TO INITITE 8IEN the club. w
Special stress was laid by Judge
Denison on the prevailing legisla-
Sigma Xi Will Induct Members tion which takes away from the
Banquet in The ag trial judge his power in connection
at bnqetinTh eague with governing the course of the
on Monday Evening. trial. "This tendency," Judge Deni-
son said, "degrades the office and
Sigma Xi, national honorary brings into power a class of less
scientific society, will iniiate 81, capable men and continues in a
new members at a banquet tobe vicious circles."
held at 6:30 o'clock next Monday Should Follow English.
evening in the League building. Dr. "Michigan," he continued, "has
Herbert F. Moore, research profes- recently come back by the legisla-
sor of engineering materials at the! tive course to the right regard, of
University of Illinois, who is also the judge. The judge should more,
speaking in an afternoon lecture nearly approximate the English
under the auspices of the society,I judge in this, which is the chief'
will give the principal address at reason for English efficiency in the I
will give the principal address. I courts.
Four members o the faculty of Judge Arthur J. Tuttle, '95L, of
the Medical school are included in the United States District Court for
the list of initiates. They are: Prof. Eastern Michigan, also spoke and
Paul S. Barker, Prof. Cyrus C. Stur- Iaid tribute to Dean Henry .M.
gis, Prof. Raymond W. Walker, and Bates, to the Regents of the Uni--
Archibald G. MacLeod. The only versity, and to the Law school fac-
other faculty member included in ulty for making the school oe
the group is Philip Jay, a resarch which Cook should choose to r
associate of the dental school. ceive his gifts.
In the chemistry group the fol- I At the banquet, Regent James 0.
lmvingr t dentsgatre ineluded: FK. 1 Murfin: prominent Detroit. lawyer,
Almy, Albert . Herschberger, J. D. presented billets to 43 seniors who
Ryan, M. B. Geiger, R. M. Hitchens, i have been in the Lawyers' club for
F. H. Moser, J. J. Thompson, Mabel at least two years. Dean Bates was
M. Miller, K. A. Van Lente, C. E. toastmaster for the occasion.
Whitney, W. G. Frederick, and E. Brucker Unable to Attend.
C. Mosier. From the school of f Governor Wilbur M. Brucker who
pharmacy, E. S. Blake will be ini- was expected to speak at the ban-
tiated. I quet was unable to attend.
W. C. Gorham, J. S. Rogers and In the afternoon, Morris Zwerd-.
C. P. Russell will represent the de- 'ling and Paul Kauper, juniors in
partment of zoology in the honor- the Law school, were awarded first
ary society. From the mathematics place in the final arguments in the
department have been selected the junior Case club series. They repre-
following students: F. S. Beale, Jr., sented the Story club and were pre-
Ben Dushnik, A. L. O'Toole, W. O. sented .with the Henry M. Campbell
Menge, C. V. Newsom, Norman award of $100. Their opponents,
Goodier, Jessie Pierce, and C: C. Leroy Mote and Lee Van Blargen I
Wagner. Students chosen from the also juniors, were awarded the $50
chemical engineering department prize for second place. They repre-
are: J. T. Eash, C. F. Harte, Jr., D. sented the Marshall club.
W. McCready, E. C. Pattee, H. T. The bench of judges for the Case
Ward, H. W. Hoerr, J. D. Lindsay, club argument was comprised of
J. F. Middleton, C. B. Weiss, G. D. I Gustavus Ohlinger, Toledo attorney,
Wilson and Hsu Huai Ting. Judge Tuttle, and Judge Allan
Two representatives from the Campbell, of the Wayne County
(Continued on Page 8) Circuit Court,
More than 300 guests attended
the banquct, arrangements f9r
HO EO TRAV L, 1 ich were under the direction of
Prof. Grover C. Grismore, of the
Law school, faculty advisor for the
TO IHGN19 PI;club. He was aided by David W.
Kendall, '31L, student chairman of
I the committee on arrangements

Marine Officer Grantcd Leavc.
of Absence to Direct
Enforcing Agencies to be Placed
Under One Superintendent;
Economy Motive.
SALEM, Ore., April 24.-(/)--Ma-
jor General Smedley Butler of the
marines is coming to Oregon to or-
ganize a new state police force.
The noted marine officer was
granted a leave of absence today!
and is expected here next monthj
to direct consolidation under one!
superintendent of all law enforc-
ing agencies of the state. !

Associalcd Press P'hoto


Balloting on Proposed
Revision to Take
Place Thursday
if Approved, Plan to
be Submitted to
t Senate,
Arrangements for the campus
vote on the proposed revision of
student government next Thurs-
day were announced yesterday by
the committee in charge. Ballot-
ing on the question will continue

Salvador de Madariaga,,
Writer, scholar and former icague
of nations official, is the first am-'
bassador to Washington of the sec-
ond Spanish republic. Madariaga

To Combine Agencies. will present his credentials to Presi- from 9 until 4 o'clock Thursday
dent 'Hoover within a few days.
Agencies to be consolidated in a at five points on the campus.
state constabulary include two di- Polling places will be main-
visions enforcing fish and game'tamed at Angell hall the center
laws, the fire marshall's office, state HUAngell the
traffic department and the prohi- of the diagonal, the Engineering
bition department. The constabu- IIarch, the Union, and the League
lary, provided for in the last legis- I1building. A large representative vote
lature, will give Oregon a mobile
police force with a superintendent --lj'is hoped for so that student seniti-
police force with a smerintnetiet may be effectively expressed
responsible to the governor. Coe College Professor, Former ontha e effectivel rss-
I am sure the general will be University Graduate, to I tept wi be m ade to reah st-
able to give us many valuable sug-t Study in Europe. dents of all colleges by theach o u-
gestions that. will aid in putting i uep
the new state police law into ef- Vance Russell, '21 Abolishes Present Council.
I Prof. Nelson VacIusi 2 rpsl il sals.asu
dayfect, heGov. law was iudesigned, e- M.A., '25Ph.D., head of the history The proposal will establish a stu-
y dent administrative council to han-
department of Coo college, Cedar
ed, in the interest of economy and Rapids, Ia., has been awarded the dIe class functions and other stu-
for purpose of creating a mobile Lyd aveling fellowship. This fel- dent activities now conducted by
force. ilowship carries with it a stipend of
"It will give Oregon," he said, "a $2,500 entitling Professor to a year The proposed revision in stu-
police force which does not have of European travel and study. I dent government, including the
to stop at city limits and be con- The University has two Lloydi creation of a student adminis
cerned with only one division of traveling fellowships, named in
crime, but which. extends over the f honor of the late Alfred H. Lloyd, udent epre entat increase
entire state and over all crime. dean of the graduate school, which senate Committee on Student
I .Govi'nfr Sees Saving. are granted each -year,,--one-to .a.
"I am vitally interested in the graduate of the University holding with the proposed replacement
financial saving that mawy be mad, a degree of doctor of philosophy of the Senate Committee on
and in the enforcement of hws and and one to a doctor of science. Pro-' University affairs by a Senate
suppression of crime. cost more fessor Russell received the fellow-
siaaddthe Ph. D. I council with a federated repre-
than $1,000,000 yearly to enforce ship awarded sentation from faculties of the
the fish, game, forestry, prohibi- I Prolesor Russell has been grant- various schools and colleges of
tion and traffic laws. At present' ed a year's leave of absence from the University. The latter con-
more than $370,000 annually is ex C by President H. M. Gage, an orns the faculty and University
pended by the traffic patrol in the he plans to sail for Europe next affairs exclusively, and will not
enforcement of traffic laws, and an September. He will travel through affect the Senate Committee on
additional $200,000 is expended by England, France, and western Eu- Student -affairs. The two plans
the' highway department in en- rope doing his research work at the are entirely separated though '
forcement of the same laws," Briish museum and the public re- they were announced at about
In his inaugural ls., I ord office in London and at the the same time. One deals with
In hs iaugral essgetheBibiotheque Nationale in Paris
governor said "Oregon has no single Bibreohewulcntinlethe study the Senate Committee on Uni-
body whose duty it is to bring to where he will continueh d versity Affairs and the other-
justice those who commit offenses of his special field, the history of to be voted on by the students
against the laws of the state," the Old Northwest. He will return next Thursday-deals with the
( to this country by way of India and Senate Committee on Student
the Orient. n Affairs.
Professor Russell attended Woost- Aa
er college for three years before at- Id
tending the University. He received the Student council, a student-
a master of arts degree here in faculty judiciary committee, and a
HON DV BAN B [PD FIT 1921, and from then until 1925 when nominating committee within the
lie completed his doctor of philoso- ,Senate Committee of the Student
phy degree he was instructor in the Affairs for selection of candidates
history department. for (he elective student member-
Expedition Letters Indicate Bad Iships of the committee and for the
Weather; First Shipment 1932BUDGET CUT presidency of the administrative
1932council. It will also increase student
I'ir T FF R,1A TI''J ___ n l. 1 -




of English


at Cape Henry to be


WASHINGTON, Apr. 24. - (/Pj
President Hoover tomorrow will I
turn southward to take part in the
celebration of an anniversary of
one of the country's important his-
torical events.
He will join Sunday in a pilgrim-
age to Cape Henry, Virginia, where
324 years ago English colonists
landed and stopped for a few days
before journeying to Jamestown
and establishing the first perman-
ent English colony in America.
Last October the president went
to King's Mountain, North Carolina,
and made an address celebrating
the Battle of King's Mountain, an
important engagement of the Revo-
lutionary war.
The chief executive, Mrs. Hoover
and a small party will go from
Washington to Little Creek Inlet,
about five miles from the cape, on
a 140-foot inspection boat belong-
ing to the department of commerce.
There a special train will meet him,
aboard which will be Gov. Pollard
of Virginia and other dignitaries.
After attending church service the
na~rthi will retuirn to the inlet, and

Pollock to Testify
to Funds Committee
Prof. James K. Pollock, of the
political science department, will
be in Washington May 4 and 5
to testify before the campaign
fends committee of the Senate,
which is headed by Senator Ger-
aid P. Nye, on a proposed federal
corrupt practices act.
Last year, after his return
from Germany, Professor Pollock
was asked by the committee to
draw a proposed federal corrupt
practices act for consideration by
the committee in drawing up the
law. The committee has also
been considering an act drawn
up by Senator Cutting, of New
Mexico. These two acts will serve
as a basis for discussion. Profes-
sor Pollock will be required to
testify and answer questions in
public hearings of the commit-

' rve um 1V.,VE Y1. U r !representation on rthe Senate com-
--- - mittee.
'Thle lBritihlonduras-Guaton-al- i To Operate on Merit System.
an ti o thed U i Figures Show Decrease of 31 The administrative council will
museums reports scientifce advance Millions. be operated on the merit system
mont-and unlimited bad weather. ~~ plan and will provide a more stable
Rains are excessive, trails are al-!WASHINGTON, April 24.-(IP)- and efficient means of handling
most impassable, and fords areahighal" rc sident Hoover said today that .tudent functions. This council will
fand difficult, according to letters the estimated expense of the gov- replace the present Student council
received by F. M. Gaige, director of ernmnent for the fiscal year 'ending in administrative matters while the
the museum of zoology, from mom- June 30, 1932, would total $4,119,- present judicial and legislative
i bers of the expedition party who 230,649, a decrease under the esti- oowers of the Student council will
are threading their way through i mated figures for the year ending be assumed by the Senate Commit-
the thickets of Guatemala in scarchI June 30, 1931, of $315,799,083. Lee.
of specimens of scientific value, The figures included the estimat- If approved by the campus vote
After breaking camp, in a rain, ed deficit of the postoffice depart- Thursday, the proposed revision in
I on the pine ridges last month, Dr., ment but excluded the amount re- student government will be sub-
Adolph Muric and Dr. Josselyn Van! ceived from postal revenues. The ,mitted to the Senate for its con-
Tyne joined Harley H. Bartlett at actual expenses of the government sideration at a later date.
El Cayo, after a trip which included for the fiscal year ending June 30,
the fording of the Belize river, to 11930, total $3,994,152,487.09. Plan Summer Courses
hring the University party togtilher! The largest saving expected for
again. the 1932 fiscal year will be in aids in PhysicalEduration
While Mric had been collecting ito agriculture. For the June 30,I--
mammals, and Van Tyne watchin 1931 fiscal year $341,165,134 was es- Facilities for physical education
for unusual bird specimens, lr'rt- tinatvd as the total for agricul- during the 1931 Summer Session in-
lett had conducted successful b- tural aid. For the 1932 fiscal year elude swimming pools, golf courses,
tanical research in the Duck Run President Hoover said the amount
Pine Ridge districI, and along the 7 would total $160,872,025, a saving of gymnasiums, a field house, an intra-
Belize. i approximately $180,000,000. mural sports building, a women's
Using mule trains as the medium President Hoover said: ' ' athletic building, a stadium, and
of transportation, and progressing "The cabinet session this morn- athletic fields.
at the rate of little more than a ing was devoted to consideration of Courses for men and women will
mile par hour, the party finally government expenditure f o r the
reached Uaxactun, their destination next fiscal year. The members of' be given by a large staff of exports
and base of more detailed investi- the cabinet had before them the in physical and health education
gations. compilation of the budget on a dealing with all branches of the
The first shipments of specimens functional basis, as has been cus- work. The courses will be especially

Aspirants for Council
Office Report Monday
ArCrliJ'An,",I en iriat~s, for the

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