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VOL. XLI. No. 26






More Casualties Tallied After
Two-Hour Battle of Police
and Armed Citizens.
Soldiers, Sailors, Marines, Air
Forces Involved as Reds
Try Rebellion.
(Iv Associated PrIess)
RIO DE JANEIRO, Oct. 27.-Forj
two hours today forces of the pro-
visional government battled against
a regiment of revolting military
police and communists who sought
to fan dissatisfaction in the result-
ing excitement.
When it was over, with the gov-

ernment in control, more casual-
ties had been tallied.
For a time the outbreak threat-
ened to become a menace to the
military junta which on Friday
ousted President Washington Luis
and set up a provisional govern-
ment, in the meantime awaiting
the arrival of Jetulio Vargas, rebel
generalissimo, to take control.
Police Start Conflict.
The military police regiment
started the conflict and took over
the central police station, firing
indiscriminately. Firemen and city
police at first were called to combat
the revolters, their ranks quickly
augmented by armed citizens.
Soon forces of the regular army
double-timed through the streets
or rushed up in motor trucks. They
threw up barricades of sacked flour,
beans and sugar, around the min-
istry of war, the central police
station, and in the foreign office,
and also in the gardens along the
bay near the Gloria hotel.
Communists Join Melee.
Soldiers, sailors, and marines
manned the defensive, while mili-
tary airplanes flew overhead, some
of them acting as observers and
others bombing the barracks of the
revolting military police.3
In the meantime the commun-
ists, who attempted to lead riots
protesting the city's food supply,
obtained firearms and joined in the
general melee, firing indiscrimin-
A number of the casualties were
plain clothes policemen who at-.
tempted to leave headquarters to
combat the trouble.
The revolt was over in two hours,
as the rioters had no chance after
the strong government forces were
unlimbered against them.
Arrangements Can Still be Made
to Cast Ballots by Mail.
Prof. James K. Pollock, of the
political science department, last
night offered to interview any stu-
dents in regard to absentee voting
in the election on Nov. 4.
It is still possible for Michigan
students and students from nearby
states to register and arrange to
cast their ballots by mail, Professor
Pollock said. In former years such
arrangements have been made at
the offices of political parties in
Ann Arbor. Professor Pollock may
be reached in the political science
office, 2031 Angell hall.
"I will be glad to interview any
students regarding the use of their
vote," Professor Pollock declared.
"However, the time is getting short
for students whose residences are
very far away."
Time will be saved in arranging
the absentee voting by getting the
facts first. Professor Pollock will be
able to tell what information will bel
required in communications to local
election commissioners.
Wrong Interpretation
Costs Pole Just $200
(fs Asysociated Press)
EVANSTON, Ill., Oct. 27.-Since
Polish interpreters are not included
on the staff of Evanston's munici-
pal courts, it seemed rather decent
of Roman Pusezkiewicz to tell the
judge what his wife was saying.
"She says," volunteered the hus-
band, "that she wants me to leave
"Wait n. minute." c1a a vie

American, English, Japanese
Voice Sentiments in World
Radio Broadcast.
President Predicts Substitution
of Good Will for Suspicion,
(jv lssociated Pr)ss'
The end of competition between'
nations in naval construction was
foreseen yesterday by President
Hoover, Prime Minister MacDon-
ald, of Great Britain, and Premier'
Hamaguchi of Japan, in a world-
wide broadcast marking the begin-
ning of effectiveness of the London
Naval treaty.
The three spoke from the capi-
tals of the signatory powers shortly
after the instruments of ratifica-
tion had been deposited in London.
Asserting that the treaty, which'
for the first time binds three ma-
j or naval powers to limitation of1
all types of fighting vessels, mark-
ed a step forward in international
cordiality. The three spokesmen of
their countries expressed hope that
France and Italy, which left the
London conference after they were
unable to agree upon a tonnage
ration soon would join in signing1
the pact.
Predicts Confidence.
"Relinquishment of competitive
building among the three great
naval powers with its consequent
contributions to the security of the
worldis the greatest significance
of this treaty," President Hoover
"If the limitations now establish-
ed can be maintained we may look
forward with assurance to the fact
that further conferences will find
it easier to bring steps in reduction.
Never again must a race in naval
armaments be allowed to develop."
The treaty was described by the
President as "fair to all and dan-
gerous to none" and substituting
neutral trust, goodwill and confi-
dence for suspicion and competi-
Jap Premier Speaks.
"It is my most earnest hope," Prime
Minister MacDonald said, "that the
negotiations which have recently
been proceeding between France
and Italy to enable them to comej

Northwestern, Notrc Dame to
Meet at Dyche Stadium.
(Ifv -Issocte(d I're's)
BLOOMINGTON, Ind.; Oct. 27.
-Dr. W. J. Moenkhaus of Indi-
ana university, chairman of the
Western Conference committee
on athletics, announced today
the Big Ten has refused the re-
quest of Northwestern university
.to transfer its football game with
Notre Dame Nov. 22 from Dyche
stadium at Evanston to Soldier's
Field, Chicago.
The proposal had been ad-
vanced, and agreed upon by the
two schools, because of the in-
creased seating capacity of Sol-
dier's Field, with the plan to
make the game a charity benefit.
Dr. Moenkhaus issued the fol-
lowing statement:
"I am not in position to ex-
press the consideration that led
to the negative votes, but I am
sure there was no lack of appre-
ciation of the merit of the cause
to which the extra proceeds were
to go. The faculty representa-
tives were no doubt influenced
not so much by the factors in the
present problem as by the effect
the granting of this request
might have upon the considera-
tion of other proposals involving
the waiving possibility of other
Conference rules."

Above are scenes taken in Rio de Janeiro, capital of Brazil, where a military junta unseated the gov-
ernment of President Washington Luis as a climax to a revolution that had spread to practically every state
in Brazil. At the top is a view of one of the city's principal streets. A group of Brazilian soldiers are shown
(upper right). Monroe palace is shown in the lower picture,

Regent, Athletic Boards Make
Early Arrangements for
Refusal to Permit Irish-Purple
Encounter Received With
Doubt in DIetroit.

Old Instructors Will Greet
at Reception November
Dance to Follow.


15 Industrial Centers Held Up
as Models as Director
Begins Campaign.
Bv Associated Press)
NEW YORK, Oct. 27. -Programs
to combat unemployment already
undertaken by 15 large cities were
held up today as models for the
rest of the country by Col. Arthur
Woods, chairnian of the President's
emergency committee.
He urged other cities to study the
programs already worked out by
New York, Detroit, Boston, Phila-
delphia, Flint, Chicago, Cleveland,
Toledo,'St. Paul, and Milwaukee, in
the belief that they might find in
one of them the plan that would!
best meet local conditions.
The outstanding feature on the
programs he outlined was the prin-
ciple that the unemployed man
should be given a job instead of
merely a loaf of bread.
Until the time that every man
competent to work has a job there
must be relief, he said, but the real
problem is to find the job. He sug-
gested that it ought to be a job that
really needs to be done, not one
that is artificially created.
Colonel Woods is not pessimistic
about the outlook. He believes con-
ditions are better now, taking the
country as a whole, than they were
in 1921 when he headed President
Harding's employment commission.
But in spots, conditions are worse,



Rockne Says Notre Dame Style
of Play Draws Crowds.
w(B Associated Press)
NEW YORK, Oct. 27. - Knute
Rockne can win ball games with-
out his famous shift just as he has
done so often in the past, but if
the rule-makers ever should outlaw
this movement entirely he will quit
guaranteeing to fill stadiums from
one end of the country to the other..
Riding the high tide with an-
other superlative Notre Dame team,
perhaps the greatest he has , ever,
ieveloped, the Norwegian master of
the ready wit is in a happy mood
these days. He feels rather deeply
about the regulations that have
brought the shift to a full stop with
at least a second's halt but the last
laugh is not on him.
"Notre Dame can get along with-
out the shift," he declared in a
round table discussion before the
game at Pittsburgh. "We can stop
10 minutes on every play if neces-
sary, as the referee warned us we'd
have to do once, but there won't
be much color in that kind of a
game. We can win without the
shift but we won't draw the crowds.
The color will be gone."

Second Year Literary Students,
Freshman Medics, Junior
Laws to Vote Today.
Sophomore literary students will
elect their class officers at 4:15
o'clock this afternoon in the Na-
tural Science auditorium. Nomina-
tions for all officers will be made
from the floor starting promptly at
4:15 after which balloting will con-
tinue until 5:15 o'clock.
11 candidates must present eli-
gibility slips to members of the
Student council, who will conductf
the election, before they will be al-
lowed to enter the race for class
positions. As in the preceeding
class elections of the literary col-
lege, students will not be permit-
ted to vote unless their names ap-
pear on the class lists furnished
the council by the recorder's office.
Should a student be eligible to vote
and yet not have his name on the
accredited list, he may apply to
the recorder's office for an eligibil-
ity slip which will entitle him to
a vote.
Officers will also be selected for
the junior law and the freshmen
medical classes this afternoon. The
former will have their election at
4:15 o'clock in room C of the Law
building while the medics will meet
at 4:30 o'clock in room 1528 of the
Medical building.

into this part of the treaty
limits naval strength may
long reach a happy issue."
Premier Hamaguchi, whoc
the broadcast, said "Onee
but feel that the moment is
able for a wide extension

of the

polcyofdisarm amentembodied i
this treaty."
Arrested While in Possession of
Saws Following Sentencing
of Brown to Life Term.
Discovery of three saws in the
possession of Fred Cameron, of
Jackson, who yesterday afternoon
was sentenced to serve from two to

New members of Michigan's fac-
ulty will mingle with the older
instructors Tuesday- night,' Nov. 4
in the Union ballroom, according to
an ,announcement issued by Prof.
Everett S. Brown yesterday after-
Professor Brown, who, along with
Prof. Earl V. Moore and Wells I.
Bennett, composerthe committee
for the reception, has completed
plans for the affair which will be
the first to be held at the Uni-
versity since 1923.
More than 900 invitations were
sent out yesterday to the faculty
members of the University, along
with an official list of the new
'members. An informal receiving
line lead by President Alexander
Grant Ruthven and Mrs. Ruthven
will inaugurate the social activity
of the reception which will be fol-
lowed by a. dance at 10 o'clock.
The plan was dropped by action
of the Board of Regents in 1923
but was revived this year at the
suggestion of several faculty mem-
bers and University officials. Pro-
fessor Moore is in charge of music
for the affair, while Bennett will
handle the decorations.
Shaw Illustrates
Script With True
Shavian Action
(By Associated Press)
ELSTREE, England, Oct. 27.-
When George Bernard Shaw calls
for a fight in the script of one of
his plays, he wants action. He dem-
onstrated this personally today dur-!
ing the filming of his play, "How
He Lied to Her Husband." The 74-
year-old Irish dramatist literally
rolled about on the floor with the
leading man of the film in an effort
to show him how a Shavian fight
should be constructed.
Mr. Shaw is taking an active in-
terest in the production of his play
as a movie, which is in progress at
this time, at the Hollywood of Eng-
The film has its climax in a fight
between a lady admirer and her
husband, and it was in this scene
that the dramatist personally took
a hand today.
Union Reports Largest
/^4I n0 1 97 -

(By Associated Press)
DETROIT, Oct. 27. - Governor
Fred W. Green, James O. Murfin, a
Regent of the University of Michi-
gan, and the athletic board of the
University of Detroit, were co-oper-
ating today in an effort to bring
about a football game between Uni-
versity of Michigan and University
of Detroit in Ann Arbor on Thanks-
giving day.
Proceeds, estimated v a r i o u s 1 y
from $100,000 to $250,000, would be
devoted to relief of the unemployed
in Detroit.
Receive Announcement.
But just as it seemed definite
progress-was being made toward ar-
ranging a game, there came an an-
nouncement tonight that the facul-
ty committee of the Western Con-
ference had refused to authorize
transfer of the Notre Dame-North-
western game from Dyche stadium
in Evanston to Soldier's field in
Chicago. That, in effect, checks
plans for making that game a spec-
tacle for unemployment relief, for
the proposal, accepted by both
schools, had been for receipts for
sale of all tickets over $50,000, the
capacity of Dyche stadium should
go to charity.
Governor Fred W. Green yester-
day presented a formal request to
the University Board in Control ofE
Athletics for permission to schedule
a University of Detroit-Michigan
football game on some date in the
middle of December. Governor
Green telephoned to the office of
the President yesterday afternoon
and immediately made a formal re-
quest to the board for the post-
season game, the returns from
which are to be used for charity
work among the unemployed.
Board to Act.
Action by the board will take place
within a few days, it was announc-
ed last night, although several ob-
stacles of technicality wi'll remain
should the game be approved. The
major objection to the Detroit-
Michigan contest lies in the Big Ten
ruling that no post-season games
shall be played by members of the
Western Conference unless by con-
sent of the other members. In case
of assent to the proposed game, the
Board will petition the Big Ten
official body and ask for a vote
throughout the member schools.
Other major objections f r o m
Michigan's standpoint center about
the necessity of conditioning of the
Varsity team for another month
after the close of the regular sched-
ule. Detroit plays a game Nov. 29
and a post-season tilt on Dec. 7 is
also scheduled.
According to present plans, the
money received from the contest
would be used entirely for relief of
unemployment during the winter
months. More than $300,000 is hoped
to be raised by this means in case
the game is approved.
Beats Competitor by One Vote
in Sophomore Elections.
Sophomores of the College of Ar-
chitecture yesterday eiected Al-
bert Rouse as president of the class
for the year 1930-31. Rouse de-
feated Wallace Wilson, his nearest
competitor ,by only one vote.
Paul Matthews was chosen vice
president of the class by a vote of
24 to 11. The other man running
for the office was Edward Duffield.
Other new officers 'are Charles
Burroughs, secretary, and Marvin
DeVos, treasurer. James Seaton
and Horace Hartman were chosen

Student Directory
Nears Completion;
Ready November 5




With the date of publication tent-
atively set for Nov. 5, the plans for
the 1930-31 Student Director ; are

he believes. He considers the mid-
dIe-western lake states, New York
and Pennsylvania, to be the hard-
est hit.
He said the figures furnished him
in Washington showed an estimat-
ed 3,500,000 persons out of work.

Special Carnival Dance Planned
for Hallowe'en.
All past records for the number
of persons to attend a regular
dance at the Union were broken
Saturday night, Albert Donohue,
'31, president of the organization,
stated yesterday. This year, Dono-
hue said, the Union has been run-
ning consistently past the figures
for last year and also for the rec-
ord year in 1928.
At the same time, plans are go-
ing forward for a snecial Hallowe'en

nearly complete, according to an
announcement made yesterday by
Frederick Brace, '32,editor of the
Special attention has been given
this year, Brace stated, to the fac-
ulty directory, and University offi-I
cials have certified all the names,
addresses and degrees in this sec-
tion. A supplement has been pro-
vided for the names of the students
who were registered late.
This directory'is published each
year by the.staff of the Michigan-
The directory, this year, is bound
in green and will sell for $1.
Pharmacy Sophomores
will Ballot Tomorrow
Sophomores of the pharmacy
school will elect their class officers
at 5 o'clock tomorrow afternoon in
room 303 of the Chemistry build-

______- - j five years at Ionia for carrying con-
ADELPHI TO HOLD cealed weapons, was seen by sher-
DEBATING FORUM iff's officers as a part of the scheme
to free William Brown, 22-year-old
Adelphi House of Representa- Detroit gunman, from the Wash-
tives will hold an open forum dis- tenaw county jail early Monday.
cussion at 7:30 o'clock tonight in The attempt to free Brown end-
room 4203, Angell Hall. ed in his being sentenced yester-
"Resolved: that the Republican 'day morning to life imprisonment
administration is responsible, in in the state penitentiary at Jack-
part at least, for the wide extent son.
of the current business depression," Brown, pleading guilty to a
will be the subject to be consider- charge of armed robbery, growing
ed. All who are interested may at- out of the shooting of Peter J.
tend the meeting and take part in O'Rourke, New York City traffic
the discussion. officer, on the Plymouth road the
All men students on the campus night of Sept. 17, was arraigned be-
are eligible for membership in the fore Circuit Judge George W. Sam-
House. A five minute tryout speech ple shortly before noon yesterday,
is required of all applicants for less than 11 hours after friends had
membership. attempted to free him. He admit-
ted knowledge of the plot.


Camera Shows Army
Score Illegal, Claim
(B v Associated Press)
NEW HAVEN, Oct. 27.-Motion

Brown, however, was not specifi-
cally charged with the shooting of
O'Rourke. He was implicated in
the hold-up by Russell McComis,
now serving a life term at Jackson.

Crowd Since Last Year
The crowd of persons who filled
the Union on Saturday was larger
than on any previous day except
+he day of the Trvard game last



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