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Fenelon Boesche, President
Association, Fosters Plan
for Lending Library.


Current Works Not to be Found
in General Library Will
be Circulated.
A large stock of books of current
interest, will be made available
during the next ten days at a new-
ly organized lending library to be
housed on the first floor of Lane
hall, according to the announce-
ment yesterday of Fenelon Boesche
'31, president of the Student
Christian association and sponsor
of the lending library idea.
Popular Books Included
Books too new, or perhaps of too
popular appeal to be found in the
University library, a n d costing
more than the average student*
purse could afford, are the books
that will find a place in the new
collection. It was pointed out by
Library officials, who are thor-
oughly in favor with the project,
that the university library rarely
purchases new current books ex-
cept upon the order from the head
of some University department, and
that a book which is arousing pop-
ular interest is rarely available at
the library sooner than a year af-
ter the date of its first publication.
A committee of two faculty mem-
bers and a student have been
named to select the books each
month, besides the original outlay
of 100 volumes. Prof. Howard Y.
McClusky, of the School of educa-
tion, Eric A. Walter instructor in
the English department, and Wil-
liam Gorman '31, books editor of
the "Daily" will comprise the com-
Live fiction, often books of an
experimental nature that the uni-
versity library might consider of
too doubtful permanance to risk
purchasing, popularly written books
on psychology, sociology, economics,
philosophy, and politics will be in-
cluded in the collection. Also dra-
ma and current poetry, which are
practically unavailable through any
other source, will be on hand.
Dollar Deposit Required
According to the statement of
Boesche, the method to be used in
distributing the books will be to
have each subscriber deposit one
dollar when he takes out his first
book. This initial deposit to be re-
funded whenever the subscriber so
desires. The fee for each book will
be five cents for the first day and
two cents for each subsequent day
to be paid on the return of the
The library will be located in the
first floor lobby of Lane hall and
will be open for the withdrawal of
books from ten until twelve in the
morning and from two until four in;
the afternoon. The distribution
will be in the handled by Mrs.
Edna Alber, the office secretary of
the Student Christian association.
$80,000 FOR NEEDY
Drive to Assist Unemployed
Results in Large Fund.
(By Associated Press)
CHICAGO, Oct. 20.-Raw winds
from Lake Michigan swept Chicago
into redoubled efforts in behalf of
its unemployed today, as 4,000
Salvation Army workers sold tags
to raise $80,000 and citizens were
called upon tp "get your odd jobs
done now" to provide work for the
"Have your cellar cleaned, have
your attic tidied up, have odd jobs
of carpentry done," were the ap-
peals that went from microphone
and pulpit.
From President A. J. Cermak, of
the county board, came the sugges-

tion that each of the city, county
and school board's 40,000 employed
be asked to contribute from $1 a
week upward, depending on salary,
to add to funds from other sources.
to pay miscellaneous work and to
give emergency aid to the needy.
Mice Rob Chain Store
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v. 4
4ssociated Press Photo
An artillery detachment of insurrection forces are shown above leav-
ing Santa Anna do Livramento, Brazil, to engage in battle with the
federal troops before their general issued a demand that the government
forces surrender to the rebels.


Michigan to Celebrate
of Her Own Rustic


Today, is the eighty-fifth anni-
versary of the birth of Michigan's
own poet, Will Carleton. A special
Will Carleton exhibit at the Uni-
versity library, most of the mater-
ial for which was loaned by Hills-
dale college from which Carleton
graduated, graphically paints the
life of this extremely prolific man,
who wrote poems, prose, plays, and
even edited a magazine, as well as
being a public lecturer. This dis-
play, which was brought here
largely through the influence of
Byron A. Finney, reference librar-
ian emeritus, who was a boyhood
chum of the poet, will soon be de-
posited in a permanent Carleton
memorial room at Hillsdale college.
The exhibition includes Carleton
manuscripts, first editions, pictures,
and contemporary writings on the
man, in addition to many of his,
lecture notes and diaries, one of
which is scrupulously kept up in
beautiful short-hand. There is
even a pocket chess game which
Carleton carried with him con-
In these shelves may be seen the'
dramatic rise of the farm lad who
was born near Hudson in Lenawee
county, Oct. 21, 1845. His was a;
remarkably versatile life from the,
time when he and his pal, Finney,
in their boyhood days rigged up
rude stumps, from which they
would harangue each other in the
vital issues of the day, through the
time when his first work of any im-
portance, "Betsy and I Are Out,"
established his literary popularity,
until pneumonia carried him away
on Dec. 18, 1912. Writing through-
out his entire life, his best works,
several of which are on display, are
"Farm Ballads," "City Ballads," and
"In Ol1 School Days." The motion
picture of two years ago, "Over the
Hills," was taken from two poems
in "Farm Ballads."
County Board Delays
Action on Salary Cut
A proposal recommending that
the county board of supervisors
effect a 10 per cent sla4p in the
yearly salaries of all oflials and
employees, was made yesterday by
the salary committee. Action on the
proposal, however was postponed
until this afternoon.
The wage cut was based on three
reasons-lower cost of living, the
present economic depression, and
the increasing amount of delin-
quent taxes.
The resolution stated the super-
visors were in "such a position"
that economy should be effected.
L. O. Cushing, chairman of the
county board of auditors, said the
proposed cut would mean a sav-
ings of approxmately $9,000. The

Explorer to be Guest of Hobbs
During Visit to Campus; l
Refuses Reception.
Admiral Byrd will bring with him
9,000 feet of film, taken on his ex-t
pedition to the south pole, when he
comes to Ann Arbor Nov. 10 to de-
liver a lecture at Hill auditorium
under the auspices of the Oratori-
cal association. The nine reels of
pictures he will show have never
been released to the general public
before, except for that picturingx
the flight to the pole. .
Igloo, Admiral Byrd's fox terrier,
who was with the explorer on both
north pole and south pole expedi-
tions, will accompany him on his
Iour. While in Ann Arbor, the lec-
turer will be the guest of Prof. Wil-
liam H. Hobbs, head of the geo-
logy department.{
Because of the strenuousness of1
his trip, Byrd requested in a letter1
to Professor Hobbs that no plans
be made for a reception of any
kind. Such plans were already un-
der way, but were not completed
upon the receipt of this letter.
Allseason tickets for the series,I
which will feature five more lec-t
turers, have been mailed out, ac-_
cording to Henry Moser, manager
of the association, and over-the-
counter ticket sale has begun in
room 3211 of Angell hall. Tickets
for the Byrd lecture alone are still
available at the office of the speech
Scientists Prepare
for Eclipse of Sun
in Southern Pacific
(By Associated Press)
NIUAFOU ISLAND, South Pacific,
Oct. 20.-Scientists from far-away
United States and New Zealand
were hoping tonight for clear skies
during the 93-second total eclipse
of the sun here tomorrow.
At 9:09 a. m. local time (4:09 p.
m. Eastern Standard Time) the
moon, passing between the sun and
earth will cast a four-mile band of
darkness upon the South Pacific
ocean from near New Guinea
island to the tip of South America.
In this brief period the scientists,
with giant cameras, spectroscopes
and telescopes will endeavor to
learn more of the secret of the
sun, 93,000,000 miles distant.
Aided by an expedition of the
U. S. Naval observatory directed by
Commander C. N. J. Keppler,
astronomers have placedin posi-
tion 65 and 63-foot cameras and
huge spectroscopes to photograph
the corona and chromosphere sur-
rounding the obscured sun.
Supreme Court Again
Upholds Volstead Act
(By AssociateA Press)
WASHINGTON, Oct. 20.-Once
more the Supreme Court has de-

Body Approves Contested Phone
Boxes on Request of
Department Makes 74 Arrests
Throughout Month of
Representatives of four Ann Ar-
bor taxicab companies were specta-
tors of a Common Council session
last night at which they narrowly
escaped losing the privilege of
maintaining the telephone exten-
sions through which they do the
greater part of their business. Op-
position to the practice of permit-
ting cab companies to place exten-
sion telephones on poles standing
on city property was led by the
traffic committee, the members of
which contested the legality of
this procedure.
Claim Phones Boost Service
According to cab proprietors, the
discontinuation of extension serv-
ice would force the cabs out of bus-
iness in Ann Arbor, since all of the
service rendered University stu-
dents by at least two of the com-
panies is handled by the branch
phones, of which there are approx-
imately 12 in operation at present.
After 45 minutes of discussion, dur-
ing which the cab operators were
asked to state their case, the coun-
cil voted to permit the maintenance
of the telephones over the objec-
tions of several members.
According to a report of the poor
committee, 27 Ann Arbor families
are being assisted by the city at
present, $316 having been spent
for provisions for destitute families
during the month of September.
O'Brien Makes Report
Thomas O'Brien, chief of police,
reported to the council that a total
of 74 arrests had been made by the
police department during t h e
month of September.
Coach Price Denounces
'Pop' Warner as 'Spy'
(By Associated Press)
BERKLEY, CAL., Oct. 20.-Bitter-
ly denouncing developments caus-
ing Nick Vican, University of Cali-
fornia tackle to be declared inelig-
ible, Coach C. M. (Nibs) Price to-
day laid the blame to Coach Glenn
S. (Pop) Warner, of Stanford.
"It was the most unsportsman-
like thing I have heard of," Coach
Price said in referring to what he
termed "Warner's petty sleuthing."
Scholarship prizes arebeing
offered by the Board in Control
of Student Publications under
the following resolution:
Resolved: That the Board in
Control of Student Publications
shall for the current year offer
c a s h prizes of $100 each for
scholarship attainment accord-
ing to the following rules:
1. Every student who has done
substantial and satisfactory work
on any student publication or
publications under control of the
Board for four or more semesters
shall be eligible for one of these
prizes. The Summer Session shall
be rated as a half semester.
2. Every such student who has
attained an average scholarship

of B or better during the period
above specified shall receive one
of these prizes.'.
3. Every student who believes
himself entitled to a scholarship
prize shall file an application for
same at the Board office in the
Pres building after the opening
of the University in the fall and
before the middle of November,
and the prizes shall be awarded
and paid before the Christmasj
4. No student shall be an ap-
plicant for any scholarship prize
more than once.
5. The scholarship standing of
each applicant shall be estimat-
ed in accordance with the system
of grading employed in the vari-
ous schools and colleges of the
The Board requests applicants
for these prizes to file their ap-
plications as soon as possible at
the Board office in the Press

Assoclatd Press Photo
Gregor Strasses,
Fascist spokesman in the German
Reichstag, who gave the key points
of his party's policy in an address
at the opening of the parliament.
He advocated the abrogation of the
Versailles treaty.
Waterman, Assistants Unearth
Money of Former Purchasing
Power of Almost $10.
T h e Toledo-Michigan-Cleveland
archeological expedition in Mesopo-
tamia has unearthed a cache of 200
perfect silver tetradrachmae, Greek
coins approximately 2,000 y e a r s
old, it has been reported in a cable-
gram from the excavators to Direc-
tor Blakemore Godwin, of the To-
ledo Museum of art.
The coins, which had a purchas-
ing power comparable to that of $10
in American money today, are
among the most important of the
many interesting relics the expedi-
tion has brought to light, Director
Godwin said. Other coins, totaling
more than 700, most of which dat-
ed to the reign of Vologases, 140-190
A.D., also are among recent finds
reported by Prof. Leroy Waterman,
head of the expedition. The pieces
were found in hoards of several
hundred each, all on the first level
of the great Parthian palace that
has been completely uncovered.
Professor Waterman is being as-
sisted in the work of excavation by
a crew of nine experts and 250
laborers who are concentrating on
the task of pushing their depth
through the Greek, Babylonian, and
Sumerian strata believed to lie im-
mediately beneath the site of pres-
ent operations. Headquarters of the
expedition are in Tel Omar, Iraq,
not far from Bagdad.
A collection of objects recently
exhumed and interesting photo-
graphs of the excavations are now
on display at the University mu-
Dean of Radcliffe
Bans Molnar Play;-
Will be Given Here
Once again the gaunt foreigner
of suppression has been shaken in
Boston. This time, dispatches from
Cambridge say that Dean B. V.
Brown, of Radcliffe college has re-
fused to permit members of the

Idler club to cooperate with the
Harvard Dramatic club in present-
ing Ferenc Molnar's "Olympia,"
which she chooses to classify asj
"the worst play I have ever read."
In making public her stand on
the matter, Dean Brown neglected
to state whether her objection was
based on moral or literary grounds.
However, she suggested, "Read the
play yourself."
"Olympia," produced by Comedy
club, will open in the Lydia Men-
delssohn theatre here Friday night,
with performances on Saturday
and a third, Saturday, Nov. 1. "The
Guardsman," another of Molnar's
plays much in the same vein, pro-
duced here last summer by Play
Production's Michigan Repertory
players, was well received.
English Tribunal Gets
Strange African D.ase,
( By AssXociated Press)
LONDON, Oct. 20.-The right of

1ive classes. representing as many schools and colleges of the Uni-
versit. selectel their class officers for the year yesterday and Friday
afternoon. In two elections all offices were decided by a unanimous ballot
while in a third all positions except one, were filled in this manner. lit
all cases except one, the elections were for senior class offices.
laudte Guim was chosen to head the 1931 architectural class. TlIhe
defeatedl candidates for this position were Mortimer Ilawkins and
-- - Frederick Rink. A tie for the vice-
presidency, between John Pottle
Barber Shaves Too and Lorbe Marshall will be run off
Close for Cobbler soon by the Architectural society.
William Denler and Dorothy White
ALTO o, Cua Oct. 20.- were chosen secretary and treasurer
A barber and a shoemaker, using respectively. Both were unopposed.
implements of their respective In the business ad school, F. M.
trades, fought a duel to the Cornwell with 18 votes won the
death here today. presidency over Lawrence Reed,
Joaqui nBotsch, the barber, with 15 votes, and Victor Schu-
and Manuel Lopez, the shoe- macher with 10. The margin of
maker, decided to settle a dis- victory was only one vote in the
pute with razor and leather race for the office of vice-president,
knife. Robert Dixon polling 15 votes to
They retired to a lonely spot win over Edward Goodman and
for their duel, 15 minutes later Mary Parnell, 14 and 13 respective-
Lopez was dead, Bosch was ar- ly. Another tie was recorded when
rested, charged with murder.- James Dale and Harry Ladd each
polled 15 votes for the secretary-
ship. Ben Patch, the third man in

William P. Kinder, Wayne



Unanimous Vote of Classmates at
Pharmacy, Dental Polls.


Region From Rocky Mountains
to Virginia Reported Covered
by Unseasonable Snow.
(Big Associated Press)
KANSAS CITY, Oct. 20.-A De-{
cember picture was painted across
the Rocky mountain region and the
middle-west to the northern fringes
of Dixie today.
Swirling snow, biting winds and
winter-like temperatures formed
the setting at a time of year when
the waning days of Indian summer
would be more in keeping with the
Snow whitened the countryside
over wide stretches of the moun-
tains, through the Dakotas, Minne-
sota, Nebraska, Kansas and Missouri
The fingers of frost reached down
as faras Arkansas, Kentucky and
Tenne see.
A snowstorm broke over Kansas
City late today, whitening roof tops
and lawns, after flurries yesterday
thit arrived the earliest since the
fall of 1908.
Snow also was reported at To-
peka, Kan.
I Air-mail service over the northern
route through Cheyenne, Wyo., was
held up by mountain storms. The
snow moved into Colorado tonight
and the forecast was for a light fall
down into northern New Mexico.
Former Kaiser Denies
Giving Aid to Fascists
DOORN, Holland, Oct. 20. - The
former kaiser, through an official
spokesman, stated today that neith-
er he nor his sons had contributed
funds to the Fascist campaign, in
denial of statements printed last
Yoakum Outlines Duty
of Collegiate Faculty
"The general duty of the faculty
college today is to start certain
and administrative officers of a
forces that will bring about changes
in each individual students during
his four years' stay in college, and
also to gain the ability to record
these changes," declared Dr. C. S.
Yoakum, of the business admini-
stration personnel department,
speaking before the opening meet-
ing of the Men's Education club in
the Union last night.
Dr. Yoakum mentioned that much
more interest was being taken on
this campus in the welfare of the

the field, received 13 votes. This
tie will also be decided in the near
future. In the three cornered fight
for the office of treasurer, Frederick
Marshall, 19, defeated Joseph Wood-
ward, 15, and Frederick Mitchell, 8,
for the position.
Two Unanimous Elections.
Wayne Watkins was unopposed
for the presidentship of the senior
pharmacy class. Joseph Sahlmark
was also selected by a unanimous
vote for vice-president. Henry Pull-
en, who polled 8 votes, won over
J. D. Hayden with 4, for the sec-
retarial position, the only contested
office in the election. L. Kunkle will
be the treasurer for the coming
All four officers were nominated
and approved by a unanimous ballot
in the senior dental class elections.
Those chosen were: William P.
Kinder, president; Albert J. Logan,
vice-president; I. C. Johnson, secre-
tary; and Lewis M. Dickens, Jr.,
Sophomore medical students se-
lected Sherral Rife, to head their
class. Perry Walters was chosen
vice-president, while Lucius Powell
and Vernon Dick, were named sec-
retary and treasurer respectively.
Brazilian Rebels Halt Activities
in Sao Pauo-Parana Sector.
(By Associated Press)
BUENOS AIRES, Oct. 20. - Dis-
patches passing through here from
ches passing through here from
the Brazilian war areas today in-
dicated that the coming of the
spring rainy season delayed large
military operations over the week-
end in the main battle sector, that
of Sao Paulo-Parana.
The fighting is developing prrino-
cipally in four areas. These are in
Sao Paulo-Parana, where rebel ar-
mies are pushing over a 200-mile
front to gain the rich metropolis of
Sao Paulo; in Minas Geraes, a
large state northwest of the feder-
al district which supplies much of
Rio de Janeiro's food; in the far
northeast where the revolutionary
army is marching south with the
hope of capturing Bahia and ul-
timately driving on to the federal
capital, and in the vicinity of Flor-
ianopolis, the island capital of San-
ta Catharina, which is the only re-
gion now held by the federal south
of Sao Paulo.
Brown Plans .Ad dres s
Before Adelphi House
Prof. Everett S. Brown, of the
political science department, will
speak tonight before the members
of the Adelphi House of Representa-
tives at an open session held at
7:30 o'clock in room 4203 Angell
Professor Brown has been away

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