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Bandits Force Removal of Last IUNION,
Misionary in Fukien. UUL
SHANGHAI, May 28.-(P-Be- lT
cause of long-continued organized L
banditry in northern Fukien prov- ,_
ince, the American Congregationall
mission has terminated 50 yearsTal Henry to Play for Annual
work in the district by withdrawing Ball in Union From
its last repr sentative d 9 to 2 o'Clock.
Mission officials here said con-'___
tinued lawlessness in northern Fu-A
kien had endangered lives of mis- GRAND MARCH AT 11:30
sionaries, rendering their work im-
possible. Don Loomis to Play at Oveiflow
Dr. William Judd, youthful Amer- Dance at League; Flannels
ican, was the last representative to AePrisbe
withdraw, after having directed.the Are Permissib c.
mission hospital at Shaowu since-
1925. Judd closed the hospital, Tonight, for they first time in the
abandoned the property and came history of the University, two senior
here en route to America, on or- parties will be held simultaneo sly,
dens of:Boston headquarters. the Senior ball, from 9:30 to 2:301
For the past two years Judd alone o'clock at the Union, and the over-
operated the hospital, ministering flow party, organized to accommo-1
to the suffering populace and date those unable to obtain tickets
treating a stream of wounded sol- for the former affair, from 9 to 2
diers and bandits. o'clock, at the league.
Several times Judd was near Plans for the Senior ball havel
death as a result of maltreatment been entirely completed, according
by bandits and soldiers, and from to Vinal O. Taylor, '31, chairman.
attacks of malignant malaria. Tal Henry and his North Carolin-

Assistant Commerce Secretary
Speaks Before Foreign
Trade Meeting.
Says He Would Decorate Those
Wanting Retirement With
"Yellow Streak.'

American Aviator Will Fly. From
Samushiro to Tacoma.
TACHIKAWA, Japan, May 28.-
( P)-Flying alone, in a monoplane
he considers cumbersome and diffi-
cult to manipulate, Thomas Ash,
jr., said tonight he would begin the
perilous 4,400-mile non-stop flight
to Tacoma, Wash., as scheduled at.
7 'a. ., Saturday (5 p. in. E. S. T.
The start over the Pacific ocean
will be made from Samushiro beach.
Hondo Island, 380 miles north of
Ash, with a distinguished war
record in the American flying force
in France land four years of trick
flying in Hollywood, Cal., expressed
confidence he would land at Ta-
coma, Wash., in from 40 to 50 hours.
In a preliminary flight of 380
miles to Samushiro, Ash planned to
leave the Tachikawa airdrome near
Tokio tomorrow morning and reach
Samushiro in four hours.

Presidents of Houses Sign Petition
Meeting at Union; Split in Vot
Expected by Worden.
In'aerniies will send representatives to a me
Iltefratrnity council at 7:30 o'clock, Monday n
Union to vote on the ruling passed by the Judiciar;
which excludes guests from fraternity parties. Th
being called as the result of petitions signed in oppe




i Confer-
ship here
ge crowd
vorites in


It's team,
d Ham- M
ing title-
lyman of
6-2, 6-4.
the fav-
in in the .
the draw.
a losing Argentine Ambassador Believes
come the Country Must Protect
third en- NEW YORK, May 28.-(A')-Am-
st to Rex- bassador Don Manuel E. Malbran,
ding sin- of Argentina, today told the Na-
Big Ten. tional Foreign Trade Convention
oint with that his country might be forced to
ook everyj embark on a high tariff policy in
Sthe lop- defense against the tariff barriers
o-1-f the United States and other
quarter- countries.
set. Erler Don Manuel emphasized that Ar-

ians will furnish the music. Deco-
rations will consist chiefly of spring
flowers. There will be a large sign,
made out of flowers, with "Senior
Ball," in blue letters worked into
a white background.
Pendelton Library Open.
The grand march, which will take
place at 11:30 o'clock will be led by
Taylor and Camilla Hubel, '30, off
Highland Park. Committee mem-
bers and their guests will precede
the other couples in the march.
The Union has co-operated in
opening the Pendelton library, the
tap room, the tower, and all loung-
ing room for students attending the
dance. Dress for the affair for men
will consist of full dress suits,. tuxe-
dos, or white flannels and dark
coat; Taylor said.
Quartet Will Sing.
Don Loomis and his Union band
will furnish the music for the over-
flow party, Ralph T. Wills, '3Ed,
chairman, announced. The orches-
tra will also present several novel-
ties. The Midnite Sons quartet will
sing several selections of popular
music. Back and wing hoofers will
conplete the entertainment.
Committee members for the par-
ty were announced yesterday. They
are: John Stark, '31A, music, Leo'
Draveling, M'3Ed, decorations, and
James Sinrall, '31, advertising.
There will be a door sale of tick-
ets Wills announced.

NEW YORK, May 28.-(AP)-A
thorough going defense of the Uni-
ted States administration's tariff
policies was presented to the Na-
tional Foreign Trade convention to-
night by Dr. Julius Klein, assistant
secretary of commerce.
It came after a variety of attacks
on the tariff, including demands
I for a special Congress session to
cut duties; charges that America
had started an international tariff
war; accusations that the United
States had discriminated against
Argentina-and in the face of per-
sistent reports of impending rises
of Canada's tariffs.
Denies Decline of .Export.
The assistant secretary vigorously
denounced th o s e who advocate
American retirement from the for-
eign field, a n d suggested "We
f might decorate these noble-hearted
altruists with the grand order of
the yellow streak."N
He denied United States exports
had declined more than is normal
in a depression, citing 18 per cent-
as representing the fall in exports
both in 1930 and 1921, the country's
last depression.
Earlier today Ambassador Man-
uel E. Malbran of Argentina, had
courteously suggested his country
might be forced to embark on a
policy of high tariffs to build inter-
nally, as a result of America's bar-
riers to its exports. He said Ameri-
ca had discriminated against Ar-
gentine products.
Montague,.Kemmerer Speak.
Gilbert " . 'Montaue, New York
lawyer, after praising the Webb-
Pornerene act, which permits cer-
t a i n co-operative efforts among
export traders, urged that similar
legislation be enacted to permit in-
ternal co-operation.
Dr. Edwin Kemmerer, Princeton
university economist, and financial
advisor to 20 countries, in gen-
eral analysis of the Latin-Ameri-
can situation, emphasized that it
is important to bear in mind "that
for a number of years preceding the
p r e s e n t crisis, Latin-American
countries borrowed very heavily, in
American markets," and that 'the
money "was spent easily in many
cases and very wastefully."
"In 19 representative countries
all over the world, comprising most{
of our leadirg customers," he said,
"our share in their import totals
last year was almost exactly 29 per
cent. Our proportion in the trade.
of the same markets during 1924-
1927 averaged 20.7 per cent. Pre-
liminary figures for 1931 show al-
most exactly the same trend as
that indicated for 1930."
Mussolini Prevents Further Riots
by Curbing Outbreaks of
Fascist Body.

tpon all nis reserve
inally beat Ries by
ourt shots in the
:ed this type of ten-
ver chop stroke just
d Places Two. /
drew a bye in the
surprised the huge
rwhelming win over
3 seeded ace, 6-2,
ful match broughtJ
o their feet severalI
fought volleys and
;o placed two men,
izius, in the final
gles play. Rexinger1
yner of Illinois, Riel
n, and Dennis of
nplete the list of
r and Ryan in the
Michigan advanced
e-tournament dope
m's tennis strength
n the whole teamI
luals. Coach John-
i after the matches
irely satisfied with
mentioned the ex-
Ryan when he de-

tures (I speak. of the remote fu-
ture), but in exchange you would
gain our gratitude for having;
taught us to make use of high tar-
American exports to Argentina in
1929 represented more than 40 per
cent of our total South American
exports, the ambassador said, and
the exports of the first three
months of 1931 have decreased
about 60 per cent from 1930, which
in turn was 39 per cent under 1929.
Don Manuel called the United
States tariff prohibitive rather than
protective, citing that in the case
of linseed the tariff had been
changed upward 20 times-and that
nevertheless the United States pro-
duces less linseed today than she
did in 1901 when the tariff was
one-third as high.,
The ambassador said the presi-
dent, working under the "flexible
clause," could change rates when
so advised by the tariff commission,
adding that "the truth is that Ar-
gentine petitions to the commis-
sion have not met with the same
good fortune In regard to celerity
of procedure as petitions regarding
items coming from other countries.
But in spite of all this, I still have
Diesel Motored Plane Returns
Non-refueling Record
to America. .
May 28. - (AP) - Walter Lees and
Frederic Brossy, Detroit aviators,
today made good their third at-
tempt to bring back to America the
world's non-refueling flight record.
Flying a Diesel motored mono-
plane, they attained a new official
record of 76 hours and 23 minutes
at 11:10 a. m., but did not land,
preferring to stay aloft as long as
their fuel held out. At 6:47 p. m.,
they had passed 84 hours contin-
uous flight and weregoing strong.
The new record will supplant the
mark of 75 hours, 23 minutes set
by Lucien Brossourot and Emil
Rossi, French fliers, in Algeria,

Unsatisfactory Conditions Found
in Machinery From Large
Factory at Rostov.
MOSCOW, May 28.-(')-Leaders
of Soviet Russia were confronted
with evidence of several hitches in
their industrial program. Moscow
newspapers pubshed accounts of
instances in which the industrial
machinery had failed to function
The newspaper Za Industrializa-
cia published a disclosure of "unsat-
isfactory" conditions in the farm
machinery factory at Rostov, one
of the largest in the world, and
asserted the poor work done in as-
sembling machines amounted to a
Had Given False Figures
The paper said the superintend-
ent of the assembling department
had been discharged because he
gave out false production figures.
He claimed 438 machines w e r e
ready for shipment, whereas inves-
tgation showed there were only 20.
On May 25, for example, investi-
gators at the plant found not a
single mowing machine or binder
had been turned out, though the
program called for 100 mowers and
110 binders. There has also been a
serious drop in the production of
other machines.
Some of the trouble is attributed
to sabotnage, but it is generally ad-
mitted that unskilled workers are
to blame. Individual parts of ma-
chines can be manufactured with-
out much trouble, but most Russian
workers show their lack of experi.-
ence and training when it comes to
the j b of assembling.
Za Industrializacla is the organ of'
Assert Factories Lagging.
the Supreme Economic Council, and
is generally considered the inter-
preter of the five-year plan.
Moscow papers also assert that
production in various other plants
and factories is lagging, and point
especially to the failure of the
transportation system to fulfill its
program for the latter part of 1930
and the first quarter of 1931. Trans-
portation authorities blame the fac-
tories for failure to supply mater-
ials, while the factories blame the
railways for failing to bring them
fuel and other necessities.
taIn connection with the transpor-
tation difficulties, the superintend-
ent of the Red October metallurgi-
cal plant, at Stalingrad, is charged
with failure to carry out urgent
orders for the railways. He will, be;
tried soon by the Transport Court
in Moscow.-
Houseowners Can File
Empty Rooms at Union
Houseowners who wish to rent
rooms to people coming to Ann Ar-
bor for commencement week mayl
file their names with the roomingy
bureau at the Union, Hugh Conk-
lin, '32E, president, announced yes-E
They may do this by calling the
operator at the Union.R
DePaul Graduate Dean
Comes for Conference
Alexander P. Schorsch, dean of'
the Graduate school of DePaul uni-
versity, Chicago, arrived in Ann
Arbor last nioht fir ui.cit+ +hni,

Pegasus Will Hold
Horse Show Today
Sixteen women of the women's
riding society, Pegasus, will ride,
in a parade and drill this after-
noon. The parade, which will go
down State St. at about 3 o'clock,
will proceed around the campus
on South, East, and North Uni-
versity avenues as far as Twelfth
street where the horse show will
take place at 3:30, in an empty
lot opposite the League building.
Drills, hurdling, form riding,
musical chair, and egg races will
feature the exhibition.
Opinion Indicates President and
Board Will Approve New
'Michigan Plan.'
The "New Michigan Plan" provid-
ing for a division of tle four-year
program of the literary college in-
to two parts, will be placed before
the Regents at their meeting today.
Since given official sanction at a
meeting of the literary college fac-
ulty, May 6, opinion has indicated
that President Alexander G. Ruth-
ven and the Regents will not op-
pose the 'plan to re-organize the
Under the new plan, which, if
passed, would become effective next
fall, freshmen entering the Univer-
sity will be faced with the problemI
of considering courses which com-
ply with the general and degree
programs outlined in the plan. Up-
perclassmen, however, Will not be
At the same time, formal ac-
knowledgement will be given the
new University council by the Re-
gents, consideration of which had
originally been set.for today. A re-
quest by President Ruthven follo.w-
ing adoption of the plan by the
University Senate that it be imme-
diately approved resulted in unani-I
mous passage by mail vote the
earlier part of the week.
Radicals Oppose Government
But Approve Minister's
Geneva Actions.

plain, by preside
ties on the counc
TIe petitions M
culated all day
with immediate
the students. Ho
den, '32, president
and chairman o:
committee, said tha
passed had the una
of the committee.
being called, he s
information of "a
fraternities, some f
and some against i
Is Defined in
Article seven of
nity council consti
ing the duties of
committee states
shall have the ri
conditions under
ternity shall give
one of the article R
"With the excep
matters relating to
nities shall be refer
ciary committee for
cisions of the Judi(
shall be final unles
committee on stud
the action of the

mplete Sports on Wages 6 & 7.
State' Dulle in .
(RV Associated Press)
Thursday, May 28, 1931
ETROIT-Suburban ._Royal Oak
,y purchased a portion of the
adoned Eastern Michigan Rail-
s electric line and secured an
:ement from the Detroit Street
ways to extend service to the
ge. _
[DLAND-The body of Edmund
ards,- Negro, who disappeared
21, was found today in the
abawasee river. Officers said he
er had committed suicide or
n into the water at about the
of his disappearance.
[INT-Ivan Buschlen, 23, Frank
31, 21, and Miss Patricia Kiley,
were killed today when their
mobile struck a Pere Marquette
r near here. Miss Mary Irene

Shirru Condemned by Mussolini
to Be Shot for Attempt
at Assassination.
ROME, May 28. -(IP)-Michele'
Schirru, naturalized American citi-
zen, was convicted today of plotting
the assassination of Premier Mus-
solini- and sentenced to death by
shooting in the back.
Schirru, who was tried before a'
special tribunal for the defense of
the state, maintained an attitude of
bravado until the trial was nearly
ended. He broke down, however,
during the final summation of the
prosecutor, who described him as
"a man without morals." At this
point Schirru bowed his head and
began to weep.
The defense attorney concluded
his pleas by addressing the judges,
"Your.sentence will be heard by the
world, let it therefore be merciful."
Schirru was charged on seven,
counts, including the possession of
bombs, the wounding of three de-
tectives and membership in an an-
archist party. He is the first Amer-
icani to be prosecuted for such an
offense in Italy's highestcourt.
Police said that Schirru, 32 years
old and a former resident of New
York, had confessed to coming to
Rome early this year with the in-
tention of killing Mussolini. He was
arrested in February after a gun
battle with police and explosives
were said to, have been found in
his room.
Ohio State Students
Plead for Professor
COLUMBUS, 0., May 28.-(iP)-A
petition, containing signatures of
3,000 students of Ohio State uni-

(a) Any group, des
tion as a general fr
obtain the approval o
committee before pre
tition to the senate
student affairs.
(b) The Judiciar
shall set the schola
to be met by gener
and impose penalties
meet such standards
(c) It shall enfor
f or rushing, pledging
ing by general (rate
hereinafter provided.
(d) It shall set t
tions under which fr
be granted permiss.
functions, and may r
pend absolutely, the
leges of any particu
or fraternities.
(e) Matters relati
forcement of recomn
orders of the Unive
inspector, may or m
ferred to the Judicia
the decision as to th:
the dean of students.
(f) Questions rel
financial conditions i
may or may not be r
Judiciary committee,
to this being left up
Article nine, of th
describes the method
action of the Judicia
may be overruled. Sec
"A decision of the J
imittee shall be bi
,when upon the appi
members of five frat
cial meeting is Balled
lar ineeting'9, said de(
disapproved by Jhree
fraternities in the co
Tau Beta Pi C

ROME, May 28.--(P)-Premier
Mussolini intervened today to pre-,
vent further violence in the heated
controversy between Fascist zealots
and Catholic organizations, it was
understood on excellent authority.
From sources close to the govern-
ment it was learned the Duce had
come to the conclusion that viol-
ence of the young Fascists against
members of the Catholic Action or-
ganization and property of Catho-
lic groups had gone too far. This
was especially true of the disorders
of last night, when a portrait of
Pope Pius XI was trampled on the
pavement and Catholic papers and
books were burned in a Fascist at-
tack upon a Catholic publishing
The premier was understood to
have passed the word down that
the students responsible for such
disorders must be curbed.
In Vatican circles tonight'it was

PARIS, May 28.-(,P)-The peace'
policies of Aristide Briand and Pre-
mier Pierre Laval's government, as
a whole received a new endorse-
ment in the Chamber of Deputies
tonight when a cabinet-sponsored
motion of approval was carried,
298 to 263.
The real test, however, came
earlier in the evening when Laval
asked the Chamber not to grant
priority to the powerful radical
group's resolution, which, while ap-'
proving the foreign minister's ac-
tion at Geneva and elsewhere, den-
ied the same approval to the gov-
ernment as a whole.
In this the house upheld the pre-
which have niade him famous, Bri-
and said that while, he had been
"dragged in the mud" by his. ad-
vesaries, he had received many en-
couragements todpersevere, notably'
from foreign soldiers.
Two Seniors Elected
to Beta Gamma Sis ma


Tau Beta Pi, honor
ing society, held its e
ficers for the comin
meeting at the Union
T he new officers
1931-32 are Marshall A
president, Jack S. B
vice-president, Alliso
'32E, recording secret
Goldsmith, '32E, corre

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