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Van Tyne and Murie Also Tell Roosevelt expedition to Indo-China;
of Fine Collections of Birds. I and participating in several parties
and Animals. to Panama.
Dr. Adolph Murie, curator of
Thr. Harley .E. Bartlett, professor mammals, made a fine collection of
of botany, returned late Wednesday bats, gathered among the ruins and
night from Guatemala, where he forests. His prize find was a gigantic
headed the expedition sent by the weasel, known as the bush dog,
University museum of zoology to which he shot. Murie barely escaped
make a biological investigation of death at the hands -of fer de lance,
the May area in northern Central the jungle's most poisonous snake.
America. - Fish were collected in water holes
The expedition was a great suc-. miles inland and presented a very
cess, Dr. Bartlett said in an inter- strange situation. Hundreds of fish
view. Specimens of every type of were in these tiny holes, which had
flora he could possibly gather were no subterranean connection with
shipped back to Ann Arbor for larger bodies of water.
classification. Dr. Bartlett gather- The expedition, according to Dr.
ed the names of plants as given by Bartlett was "very lady-like." Dis-
the Mayans and associated them comforts were comparatively few.
with the existing specimens. The jungle water had no bad effects
Dr. -Josselyn Van Tyne, assistant as the possessor of a still, giving
curator of birds at the University them pure drinking water at all
museum of zoology, also met with occasions. The expedition was "un-
success, and reportfd that his was usually well fed." Dr. Bartlett left
the richest collection he had ever Belizbe, a sea-port, on Saturday in
come across in the tropics. Van a 600-ton Norwegian fruiter, Van
Tyne is an experienced explorer, Tyne and Murie remaining due to
having been a member of the °)the illness of the former.


Fourth Conference of School of
Business Administration
to Be Held Today.
Sullivan Yoakum, Putnam, and
Dow Will Officiate at
Meetings, Dinner.

Hartwig Announces Amendment
tg Provide for New Plan
of Representation.
New Constitution Will Remove
Association Vote From
Campus Election.

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10 months
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Manager Appoints Johnson
Senior Assistant Business
Head. a


the cut- Norris P. Johnson, '32, was ap-
.9,7 16 to p
internal pointed assistant business manager
E to $2,- of The Daily last night at a ban-
quet given at the Union by Charlesj
T. Kline, '32, ,new business manager
)me tax, for the coming year.
293 and Johnson has been active on the
e former business staff of The Daily for the
5,658 as last three years
r period.and thi, y e a r
he latter held the position
of service depart-

OF 1935_,)FORMED
Number of Applicants Surpasses
Other Years; Many Still
in High School.
With approximately 600 applica-
tions for admission to the Univer-
sity in 1-32 from prospective
students already on file in the office
of Ira M. Smith, registrar, a tenta-
tive class of '35 is being formed
while the greater part of the ap-
plicants are still in high school
According to Mr. Smith, the
number of applicants, which was
increased by 26 -yesterday, is great-s
er than the total at this time in
:e raravin n -,. -I

As many as 100 personnel officers
and executives of the state of Mich-
igan are expected to attend the
School of Business Administration's
fourth annual conference on per-
sonnel relations today. It is to be
held at the Union.
There will be .three sessions, at
10 o'clock, 2 o'clock, and 6 o'clock.
Ray H. Sullivan, director of person-
nel r elations for the Fisher Body
corporation, will preside over the
morning meeting.
Yoakum to Speak.
The conference will be opened by
Dr. Clarence S. Yoakum, vice presi-
dent of the University. M. L. Put-
nam, the Western Electric com-
pany's chief of the industrial re-
search division, will disclose the re-
search program in the industrial
relations of the Western Electric
company as they have been for the
last five years.
The afternoon's subject will be
"Methods of Stabilizing Eriploy-
ment." H. B. Earhart, president of
the White Star Refining company,
will be the afternoon's chairman.
The Eastman Kodak company's
plan for regularizing employment
will be discussed by M. B. Folsom,
the industry's assistant treasurer.
The plan /has been agopted by a
group of employes in Rochester,
N. Y.
To Discuss Employment Plan.
At the same session, H. B. Bergen,
director--of industrial-relations for'
the Proctor and Gamble company,
will describe that factory's plan for
guaranteed employment. Also, Otto
'S. Beyer will discuss the chances of1
stabilizing employment under a
union-management co-operation'
plan like that now in effect at the
Baltimore and Ohio railroad shops.
At the dinner meeting at which
Dean Clare E. Griffin, of the School
of Business Administration, will
preside, Alex Dow, president of the
Detroit Edision company, will speak
on "Translating Old Service Cus-
toms into General Orders."
Fraternity Handbook
Preparation to Start
Work on the handbook of Michi-
gan fraternities will begin immedi-
ately and the book will be readya

Approval of the revised constitu-
tion of the Oratorical association,
which abolishes all-student mem-
bership and provides for the rep-
resentation of the student body by
a select group, was made yesterday
at a meeting of the association,
Lawrence E. Hartwig, '31, president,
At the sametime, Hartwig said,
the new constitution w~ill provide
for the elections of president, vic -
president, and secretary by the
merit system. This will remove the
choice of officers from all-campus
To Be Effective At Once.
The new plan will be effective
immediately. Heretofore, all stu-
dents were members of the associa-
tion, represented by four students,
who together with faculty members
composed the Oratorical board.
In announcing the reorganization
and adoption of the new Constitu-
tion, Hartwig said that the change
was effected because it was believed'
the majority of students were not
interested in public speaking.
Membership Limited.
' As it now stands, those who will
be members are the president, vice-
president, secretary, business man-
ager, the head of the department
of speech, three faculty members
appointed by President Ruthven,
and one representative from - eachj
of the recognized public speaking
and literary societies. The latter
will include, it is said, Alpha Nu,
Adelphi, Zeta Phi Eta, and Portia.
Representation of Sigma Rho Tau,
engineering debating society which
recently was organized, has not
been decided.
The association will function
through three permanent commit-
tees, Hartwig stated. They will be
the elections committee, consisting
of the president, the head of the
department of speech, and the bus-
iness manager, who is a faculty,
member; the finance committee,
which will have the same person-
nel as the elections committee, and
will have as its function the con-
sideration of major policies of fi-
nance; and the lecture course com-
mittee, which will include the pres-
(Continued on Page 8)

Druid Order Admits
24 Juniors to Body
Druids, senior honorary activi-
ties society, initiated 24 juniors
yesterday for the 1931-1932 or-
They are Frederick F. Brace,
William Burt, Douglas D. Brien,
Jack cutting, Thomas M. Davis,
Sheldon C. Fullerton, Joe P.
Gates, Ben Glading, John C.
Herbst, John C. Howard, Edward
W. Kuhn, John R. Lenfesty,
David Lewis, Wallace B. Miller,
Harley J. McNeal, Frederick L.
Merner, Robert A. Mortenson,
Edward J. McCormick, Alfred J.
Palmer, John D. Reindel, Harold
B. Ross, Jay J. Sikkenga, Arthur.
Superko, Edovard B. Yarrigton.
Faculty Representatives on New'
University Body to Be
Chosen Monday.
Election of representatives from.
the literary college to the newly
organized University council, sanc-
tioned May 11 by the University
Senate, will be held Monday at a
special meeting of faculty members,
Dean John '.Effinger said yes-
Although the University council
plan must meet the approval of the
Regents at their meeting May 28,
the selection of delegates will, Dean
Effinger said, facilitate organiza-
tion. It is believed that the Regents,"
however, will approve the plan.
Fourteen representatives will be'
named from the faculty of the lit-
erary college. Although faculties of
other colleges have not called meet-
ings to name delegates, the present;
plans provide apportionment as
follows: literary college, 14; Col-
leges of Engineering and Architec-
ture, six; medical, law, dental, and,

Says Failure'to Renomin
Would Be Admissii
of Bankruptcy.
Calls Hoover New Prey
Type With More Know
of Foreign Affairs
If Herbert Hoover is not
nated by his party for tlh
dency in 1932, it will be
admission of the politica:
ruptcy of that party, declai
Paul M. Cuncannon, of th
cal science department, ins
yesterday afternoon in Alur
morial hall.
Whether or not he will k
ed will depend upon econor
ditions at, that time and
moval of those factors whit
his present unpopularity,"
"Hoover is a distinct dE
from the usual presidentiz
he is not a politician nor
have a very great understar
American conditios at the
his election. He did, howevf
a knowledge of foreign natic
surpasses that of any othe
dent, with the possible exce
Roosevelt. Furthermore, h
engineer with a constructiv
and that is just what this
needs in a President for the
six years.
Wanted Presidency.
"Through all his 57 ye
never knew what it mean
mixed up in the politics of
a county, or a municipality.
an ignorance of American
that was unbelievable. But
have an extreme desire to t

newly ap-
The Daily,
>f assistant
Tobin, '32,
ced yester-

osition was left vacant by
nation of William F. Pyper,
will not be at the Univer-
t year. Kunze has been on
ly staff since the second
of his freshman year, and
ght editor of The Summer
Ito Bulletins
(By Associatfd Press)
ursday, May 21, 1931
4ET-Four coast g u a r d
re searching Lake Super-
een Isle Royale and Du-
s., today for two boys re-
ahave left their camp on
ale for Duluth Tuesday in
ard motor boat. The boysJ
of W. P. Davidson, of Du-
) RAPIDS-A special train,
i by the Michigan Tour-
Resort association, will
estern Michigan, starting
emphasizing the need fol
aent of resort facilities and
CREEK-Earl Sutton, 23,
in Cleveland for shooting
rnan after a robbery two
, was turned over, to police
ife today after a quarrel.
id he had been trying to
ght." .
:RSE CITY-The annual'
of the blossoms" in the
raverse cherry region will
unday. The annual cherry
s scheduled for July 15 to
LG-Walter Kanar, elect-
representative from Ham-
ri November and suspend-
charges of procuring his
e of naturalization frau-
ere preferred, took his seat
*a~nn tin nn 0flfllhl

servea two years
on the staff and
is former accounts
Johnson manager.
The new department heads were
also -appointed at the banquet. They
are Harry R. Begley, '33, circula-
tion manager; Henry R. Stratmeier,
'33, accounts, Vernon Bishop, '33E,
foreign advertising, W i i a m W.
Davis, '33, local advertising; Byron
C. Vedder, '33, service manager;
William T. Brown, '33, publications;
and Robert B. Callahan, '33, con-
. All of the seven named above
have served two years on the staff
and during the last year, held
sophomore positions.
Hoover Describes Organization
as Beautiful Flower of
American Spirit.'
WASHINGTON, May 21.--(/P)-
The American Red Cross, swift
courier of mercy to those. in dis-
tress, tonight celebrated its fiftietht
anniversary at a dinner attended
by President Hoover and other not-
ables. k
I In an address, President Hoover
paid high tribute to the founders1
and leaders of the organization,I
and described the Red Cross as
one of the most beautiful flowers3
of the American spirit and the
American democracy."

"Although we can make no pre-
dictions regarding the size of next
year's freshman class, the number
of applications is very encourag-
ing," said Mr. Smith yesterday. He
attributed the unusual increase to
the fact that this year, for the
time, applications have been re-
ceived from students not yet grad-
uated from high school, a new
form having been drawn up to per-
mit tabulation of grades - for 'the
second semester of the senior year
in high school after the blank has
.been sent in to the office here.
A letter explaining the details of
the new system was sent to the
principals of approximately 600 ac-
credited high schools throughout
the state last January, giving pos-
sible entering students the oppor-
tunity of sending in their applica-
tion blanks upon completion of the
first ?semester of their senior year
in high school.
Mr. Smith stated that as many as
99 applications had been received
from one 'preparatory school, this
number, however, being far above
the average.
Finance Committee Anticipates
New $2,000,000 Income
From Malt Tax.
LANSING, Mich., May 21.-(A)-
State tax levies of $30,611,783 for
the impending fiscal year' and $29,-
654,712 for the year following are
indicated today by, the State budget
bill as reported by the Senate's Fi-
nance and Appropriations Commit-
tee. In making its estimates, the!
committee anticipated receipts of!
nhali t, Ann $ nA AnvAr u iinder the

Under the new plan, powers,
especially those of a legislative na-
ture are vested in a body of 23 ad-
ministrative officers and 34 faculty
representatives holding full profes-
sorial rank. The new council re-
places the Senate council.
Stump Speakers Argue in Two
Simultaneous Matches
Last Night.
Sigma Rho Tau, national engi-
neering Stump Speaking ,society,
engaged in two simultaneous de-
.bates with the varsity teams of
Ypsilanti Normal ollege at 7:30
o'clock last night in room 311 West
Engineering building, Ann Arbor,
and at the Little Theatre, Ypsilan-

the e

for distribution to the incoming
freshmen in the fail, according to
an announcement yesterday by
Howard Gould, '32, secretary-treas-
urer of the Inter-fraternity coun-
cil. Only three fraternities have
not turned in their special assess-
ments to cover the cost of printing
this book.
All cuts to be used in the hand-
book must be turned in to the of-
fices of the Interfraternity council
in the Union by next Thursday
morning, Gould said. The cuts must
be secured by the individual houses
as the council is working on the
project in conjunction with the

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Murphy Will Review
R.O.T.C. 'Band, Parade
Major James E. Murphy, Detroit
commander of the Michigan Re-
serve officers association, will re-
view a parade of the entire R.O.T.C.
and band at 5:15 o'clock today on
North Ferry field.
The R.O.T.C. will present acad-
emic, drill, intra-mural, and rifle
team medals to winning men. Scab-
bard and Blade will give a presen-
tation saber to John C. Billing-

sley, '32F&C, as the most outstand-
ing junior in the R.O.T.C.
In case of rain the ceremonies1
will take place in the Yost field
house. The public is invited.-

Judge Max Huber of Geneva, malt tax act recently passed over
Switzerland, president of the In- Gov. Brucker's veto, yet the indi-'
ternational Red Cross committee, cated State tax levies are smaller
said the organization had given re- by only about $200,000 a year than
lief to "suffering friends and to those which lappeared when the
suffering enemies alike" and prais- House passed the budget bill, prior
ed it as an effective agency for to overriding the malt tax veto.
peace. ,Tihe explanation lies in the increas-
ing of numerous items by the Sen-
Unermployment Benefit ate committee.
Plan to Be Discus sed' Chief increases were those ac-
corded the University of Michigan
The "Rochester unemployment and the Michigan State College.
,,t n yThe House assumed that the Sen-
benefit plan as used by the East- I af. ns on , in the nass of

Findings Are Based on Statistics I the report, "is one of the tallest
Gathered Front Harvard I groups in the world.
Students. "It averages in height five feet,
10 and one-tenth inches, and the
annual increase in stature has been
CAMBRIDGE, Mass., May 21.-(P) at the rate of about one inch every
-An evolutionary tendency among 32 years, over a period of 80 years.
college men and women to grow The sons are more than eight
taller, broader-shouldered, narrow- pounds heavier than were their
er-hipped, and heavier was made fathers at approximately the same
public tonight at Harvard Univer- "All measurements have increas-
sity- ed with the exception of head
The findings are based on meas- breadth, breadth of hips, a n d
urements of three generations of length of the upper arm. Leg
Harvard sons, including 2,000 pairs length has increased more .than
of fathers and sons, and on three trunk length, and thighs have elon-
LyenerationR of aimles eof Well_ es-Lapo e tin . esinfi r hn n .,

"Resolved that the several states
should adopt a system of compul-
sory unemployment insuralnce to
which the employers shall contri-
bute," was the subject of both de-
bates. The Sigma Rho Tau affir-
mative team, whose speakers care
Jorge J. Jiminez, '33E, Gaylord L.
Strehl, '31E, and Eric E. Sommer,
'34E, debated in Ann Arbor; Wal-
lace F. Ardussi, Grad., David M.
Levine, '31E, and Bert D. Schroeder,
'33E, presented the negative argu-
ment at Ypsilanti.
Prof. F. N. Menefee of the engi-
neering school, president of the.
Michigan 'Engineering Society, will
address the Tung Oil banquet, an-
nual honors function of the stump
speaking society, at 6:30 o'clock
Wednesday, May 27, in the Union,
it was learned today. Allanson P.
Brush, former vice-president of the
Cadillac Motor Car Company and
nationally known consulting engi-
neer, will also speak. The Cooley
Cane, awarded, byDean-Emeritus
Mortimer E. Cooley of the Colleges
of Engineering and Architecture to
the junior who has done the most
distinguished work in college speak-
ing, will be presented at this ban-
quet. Those receiving keys as full
members, those elected to associate
membership, and winners of stumn

advantage to the nation
est single achievement
ministration, the signin
treaty with England
jaid the basis for intern
aperation between nat
is a veritable memorial
May Nominate Ro(
"The Democrats war
1932 presidential candic
who will be wet but wit
dry platform. For this
others, they will probab
Franklin D. Roosevelt,
Herbert Hoover does
the proper support with
ing two years, our nex
will probably be the prE
nor of the state ofhNew
Wisconsin Professor
Industrial Situ
of Country
Prof. Glenn T. Trewa
University of Wisconsin
night on "Dia Nippon
Japan," in the Natural
He discussed the inc
the agricultural situati
country. Slides, illust:
formations and the met
riculture were shown.
The greatest probler.
Japanese have to co.
said . Professor Trewar
large increase of popt
the comparatively smal]
industries and cultivatE
"The prosperity of Jal
ly dependent on the fir
dition of the United
continued, "because v
greatest market for the
on which industry 2,000
are totally dependent."
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