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VOL. XLL No. 52




Shock Devastates Entire Izu__

Three-Way Proposal Suggested
by Legislative Chairmen
Hawley and Johnson.
Immigration Restriction, Loan
Fund for Farmers Will be
Considered Next Week.

Peninsula Leaving 30,000
Partly Restored Communicationi

Lines Bring Word of
Quake Toll.
(Rif Assocratrd 'rc)
TOKIO, Nov. 27.-Partly restoredj
communication lines tonight
brought word of 250 known deaths
in a terrific earthquake early today
which rocked the Izu peninsula and
also injured at least 1,030 persons.
No foreigners were believed killed
or injured..
Fearing further shocks, 30,0001
persons were camped in what shel-
ter they could find, grateful for
food, supplies, and medical aid
hastily provided by the army and
Red Cross volunteers from nearby
For thirty minutes "Earth De-
mon" shook the beautiful region,
playground of the Japanese, 5,000
destroyed or partly demolished,
houses crashing upon sleeping oc-
Fire Adds to Confusion.
Fire burst from ruins, the earth
cracked open, land slid from the
mountains and water loosed by.
broken reservoirs added to the
havoc and confusion.
Warned, however, by 16 days of
preliminary tremors, most people
had extinguished fires in their
homes before sleeping, and there-
fore escaped a conflagration, such
as that which, added its horror to
the earthquake of 1923, destroyed
10,000 buildings in Tokio and killed
approximately 100,000 persons.
The quake w s most severe near
Mishima and Numazu, in an area
15 miles long and five to ten miles
wide and about 125 miles southeast
of Tokio.
Violence was concentrated at
Nirayama village where 74 lives
were lost. Twenty-two perished at
Nagoka, a hot springs resort, and
80 others died in villages nearby.
To the north, larger towns suf-
fered less severely, four lives being
lost at Mishama, three at Atami,
and one at Numazu. Fire which
followed in these towns were ex-
tinguished without great damage.
A portion of the great Panna tun-
nel between Atami and Numazu
collapsed, causing fear that many
laborers were caught in the bore'
which was nearing completion after
10 year's work. Four bodies were
recovered and the tunnel, costing
$10,000,000 was believed badly dam-
HT P (lI n nfthinliiT.


Associated Press Photo
William N. Doak,
head of Brotherhood of Railroad
Trainmen, has been mentioned for
secretary of labor to succeed Sen-
ator-elect James J. Davis of Penn-
Green Will Block Selection of
Railway's Representative
for Labor Secretary.
(By Associated Press)
; Nov. 26. - The
same opposition which has gained
credit for keeping William N. Doak
out of the post of labor secretary
at the beginning of the Hoover ad-'
ministration was recorded against
him today.
Because Doak, legislative repre-
sentative of the Brotherhood of
Railway Trainmen, is not affiliated
with the American federation of
labor, William Green told President
Hoover Tuesday his appointment
would be opposed. Doak is figured
as the favorite in discussion of the
post, which will fall vacant next
week when James J. Davis takes his
seat as senator from Pennsylvania.
The federation president also
registered opposition to elevation
of Robe Carl White, assistant secre-
tary, who is understood not to be a
member of the labor organization.
Green maintained the federation
felt the secretary of labor should
come from its ranks. He pointed
out that both Davis and William B.
Wilson, who held the office before
him, were members of his organ-
Fess said President Hoover should

"I I"ociat L'dPress)
WASHINGTON, Nov. 27. -- The
three-way drive in congress toward
the solution of the unemployment
problem took shape on Thanksgiv-
in= Eve in a proposal to further
redistrict immigraton, increase fed-
eral highway aids, and to provide
means for expediting the govern-
ment building program.
The suggestion that the country
was willing to give up the one per
cent income tax reduction this year
to permit the government to use
the money in giving jobs on its
work was made by chairman Haw-
ley of thze House Ways and Means
committee. His committee originate
all revenue raising legislation.
At the same time, Chairman
Johnson, of the House Immigration
committee, will propose permanent
immigration restriction legislation
and predicted the United States
would never vote again to permit~
the arrival of immigrants who
would interfere with the economic
A plan to allow the federal gov-
ernment to match dollar for dollar
all the funds spent before next July
1 by states for road construction
was drafted by Chairman Dowell
of the House Roads committee with
a view to early action at the De-
cember session.
Dowell said the federal govern-
ment could lend its greatest in-
direct relief of unemployment
through the roads program.
Another relief measure, that of'
Representative AswcllsDem., La., to
provide a $60,000,000 feed and fer-
tilizer loan fund for drought-stric-
ken farmers, is to be considered by
the House Agriculture committee
next week.
Storms Cripple Communication,'
Hold Up Traffic.
( av Associated Press)
CHICAGO, Nov. 26.-Thanksgiv-
ing Eve found the Middle West dig-
ging out of snow drifts beneath
clear, cold skies.
The storms that had held up
traffic, crippdled communication
lines and caused several deaths had
I.abated, leaving a blanket of snow
over the north central states and
large drifts in the wide open spaces.
In the wake of the storms, ther-
mometers dipped today to new low
levels for- the season.
For Thanksgiving the weather1

Coxey, O'Brien Bowy to A ppeal
of Food, Drink.
(By Associated Press)
NEW YORK, Nov. 26.-A "gen-
eral," a "king," and a person
masquerading under the intrigu-
ing sobriquet, "Mr. G 1 a d,"
crossed one another's paths to-
day, Mr. Glad coming off with
the honors, largely because he
had sandwiches.
The "general" was Jacob S.
Coxey, who gained his rank
a long time ago as the head of
"Coxey's Army." He has found
an ally in Daniel O'Brien, who
styles himself "king" of hoboes.
The general and the king were
exhorting a crowd of unemployed
today urging them to gather
each day for four hours outside
the city hall.
"You'll frighten those fellows,
in the city hall, to death, and
then we'll get something done,"
Coxey said.
In a moment, however, he
found his audience vanishing.!
The listeners had espied a truck
moving along the street and it
bore the sign:
"Mr. Glad - Sandwiches and
coffee for the unemployed."
King O'Brien observed the
disappearance of the audience
sadly. "It's that coffee," he ru-
minated, "and them sandwiches."I

Ministerial Association W ill
Hold Community Services
This Morning.
Rev. Lewis Will Officiate at
St. Andrew's Episcopal's
Holiday Program.
Thanksgiving will be celebrated
in church services throughout the
city today, headed by community
services at the Presbyterian church,
held under the auspices of the Ann
Arbor Ministerial association. The
community celebration, an annual
event in the city's churches, will
begin at 10.30 o'clock, with the Rev.
H. P. Marley, of the Unitarian
church, as the speaker. He will de-
liver a sermon on the subject of
"The Necessity of Gratitude."
Dr. Merle H. Anderson, pastor of
the Presbyterian church, will pre-
side at the community service,
while the Rev. R. N. McMichael,
pastor of Trinity Lutheran church
will open the service. Dr. Frederick
Bohn Fisher, pastor of the First
Methodist Episcopal church, will
offer prayer, while music will be
specially furnished by the Presby-I
terian choir.

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SENATE TO HONOR Poincare Is Indicated
d Captives.
Chances for Freedom
Become Slimmer
...aoc. Daily.
(By Ass ociated Press

Harry Burns Hutchins,

Services at St. Andrews Episcopal
church will be held at 10:30, Rev.
Henry Lewis officiating. Special
Thanksgiving music will be fur-
nished by the choir. "Let Us Give
Detroit Club to Honor Michigan Thanks to God" will be the topic of
All-Americans at Annual a sermon by Rev. E. C. Stellhorn,
,bBspastor of the Zion Lutheran church
Football 'Bust-' at 10 o'clock today. The service will
be in English.
YOST, KIPKE TO SPEAK The litany of the saints and
prayers for civil authorities will beI
Michigan's 15 all-Americans, with recited at each mass today at St.
the exception of Benny Friedman Thomas' Catholic church. The
who is busy playing professionalI masses will, be. held at 6:34:~ 7:15,
fobain theusyviingy rofNewYorkand 8 o'clock this morning. In the
football i the viciity of New York, evening, a Holy Hour from 7 to 8
will be honored guests at the an- will end the day's services.
nual football banquet and Bust The Bethlehem E v a n g e Ii c a 1l
given by the University of Michi- church will hold its special services
at 10:30 o'clock. Rev. A. J. Helm
gan club of Detroit, Saturday night. of Detroit will be the guest preach-
The all-Americans who will at- er.
tend are "Bill" Heston, "Germany" I
Schulz, "Benny" Benbrook, "Stan" I AN APPROVED
Wells, "Jimmy" Craig, "Johnny"
Maulbetsch, "Aqua" Allmendinger, TO ALLOW ARMS
"Pat" Smith, "Frank" Stekette, -
"Ernie" Vick, Harry Kipke, "Jack"
Bloot, "Butch" Slaughter, and Disarmament Committee Adopts
"Benny" Oosterbaan. Safety Clause' At Geneva.
Although these men are scatter--
ed all over the country, they are (cry Associate-! Press)
coming to Detroit to assist the G
alumni in paying tribute to this GENEVA, Nov. 26. - A safety
year's Varsity. cla use" permitting a country,
The Varsity, B squad, coaches threatened by attack to lay aside
and trainers and the Varsity band the restrictions of the general dis-
will be present at the affair. Speak- armament treaty, was adopted to-
ers will include Lou Bu..It, club
president, Dr. Angus (Gus) Goetz, day by the preparatory disarma-
who will present the M rings to the ment commission.
n i n e senior men on the squad,.] The clause was proposed by Hugh
Fielding H. Yost, director of ath- S. Gibson, American representative,
letics, Coach Kipke, Captain Sim- a who explained that while the Uni-
rall, and Roy Hudson, captain-elect' ted States was willing to accept
in behalf of the club. 1 very rigid rules binding the nation

Late president emeritus of the
University, in whose memory serv-
ices will be held at 3 o'clock tomor-
row afternoon in the Lydia Men-
delssohn theater.

University Senate,

Students tol

Offer Tribute to Deceased
Tribute to a well-loved friend
will be paid by the Senate of the
University and the student body in
a memorial service tomorrow for
Dr. Harry Burns Hutchins, late
president-emeritus, in the Lydia
Mendelssohn theater. Plans for the
ceremony are complete and fourj
speakers have been included on the'
I program
Those who will give addresses at
the service are Prof. Edwin C. God-
dard, Shirley W. Smith, Earl D.
Babst, PhB '94, LLB '94, M. A.
(Hon.) '11, and Dr. William Oxley
Thompson, president-emeritus of
Ohio State university. Mr. Babst,
chairman of the board of the
,American Sugar Refining company
and one of the University's most
distinguished alumni, was a per-
sonal friend of Dr. Hutchins, as
were the other speakers on the pro-
gram. Dr. Thompson knew the de-
ceased both professionally and per-
In 1871, Dr. Hutchins received the
Ph.B. degree from the University.
He wvas given an L.L.D. degree by
the University of Wisconsin;rWes-
leyan in 19L6; Notre Dame in 1917;
California in 1918; and the Univer-
sity in 1920. In 1895 he was dean
of the Law school, and served as

MOSCOW, Nov. 27. - One by
one, eight prominent Russian en-
gineers are throwing away their
chances for life in a counter-
revolutionary drama which is the
sensation of the communist world.
While snow is packed in the
cold streets of the Red capitol,
while the radio blares forth their
testimony to far regions of the
Soviet domain, while movie cam-
eras grind and four judges smoke
cigarettes, these eight are confess-
ing fully to the charges placed up-
on them in indictment last month,
that they conspired with certain
French and British interests for
the overthrow of the promninent
Ramzin Questioned.
As the trial began yesterday,
Prof. Leonid Ramzin, appeared as
chief of the plotters, told full de-
tails of the scheme which was al-
leged to involve former President
Raymond Poincare, foreign minis-
ter of France, the French and Brit-
ish staffs, Polish and Roumanian
soldiers, and others, and he asked
no mercy, though he repented.
Just as frank today and equally
repentent was Victor Alexis Lar-
ichez, second in command. Like
Ramzin, he "told everything."
A third, Prof. Ivan Kalinikoz, al-
so told his story today, which was
substantially the -same related by
the other two and he told when
the indictments were made public
last month.
All Agree on Plot.
Late tonight the fourth, Prof.
Nikolai Chainovsky, took the stand
and will continue his confession
tomorrow. He verified the testi-
mony of the proceeding three and
admitted working to slow down
Soviet building concessions.
It was' a wide-spread plot, as the
defendants described it, to bring
intervention from France and Eng-
land with the neighboring coun-
tries of Poland and Jugo-Slavia; to
sabotage Soviet industry, thereby
slowing them down and raising the
cost of production, and otherwise
bring discontent among the Soviet
public so as to make the overthrow
of the proletarian dictatorship
The principle blame, however,
was laid upon French officials and
capitalists, and the defendant even
named by initial, those connected
with a "certain institution" in Mos-
cow. The French embassy was the
only institution of that country in
the red capitol.
Senators Will Give Opposition
to Plan f. Government
(By Associated Pres
WASHINGTON, Nov. 26--Admin-
istration forces at the capitol have
not abandoned their hopes of pre-
venting government operation of
Muscle Shoals.
Senator Watson, Republican
leader, expressed a willingness to-
day to permit a vote on the ques-
tion, but added that he did not
wish to be interpreted as deserting
his stand in favor of private oper-
At the same time other admini-
stration men made it clear that
they were not ready to capitulate
to the government operation policy
which is opposed by President
Hoover. Chairman Hawley, of the
House ways and means committee,
while considering the plant over-


be allowed to make his own cabinet bureau offered a varied menu with
o o appointments. low temperatures predominating.
_Snow in Michigan, the Dakotas,
Mrs. Lucia Mead Gives Principal Chicago Police Clamp parts ofinntheresotodf tesosina
Address on International Lid on Loop Gambling A slight rise in temperature was
Dinner Program. expected in most of the Chicago
(By Associated Press) forecast area, but not enough to
CHICAGO, Nov. 26.-Clamping of melt the snow. Below zero readings
Iiternationalg ood fellowship was the police "lid" on Loop gambling were recorded at several points in
te prevailing note at an inter- today heightened the difficulties of North Dakota and Minnesota head-
national tnanksgivng banquet held Chicago's hoodlums. ed by an unofficial low of 11 below
last night in the ballroom of the Acting Commissioner of Police at Thies River Falls, Minn.
countries were the guests of the I John Alcock, following a two-hour The heavy snow that left parts
Student Christian association at ae session with the grand jury investi- of the northwest with a four- and
Thanksgiving dinner followed, by gating the police department, is- six-inch covering struck farther
addresses stres the subject sued orders to stop all Loop gambl- east today to pile up driftsand
amitygbtsubnjettons.ing. _ trouble for Indiana and Michigan.
Mrs. Lucia Ames Mead, expert on -
international relations, discussingDr
common fallacies in war and peace,
said, "Wars originate with the
highly trained individuals. We "Let never day nor night unhallow'd pass,
might well be warranted in saying But still remember what the Lord hath done."
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Myers Picks Cochet
And Bi Bill Tilden
As 1930 Net Leaders

to the treaty, it was ready to con-
sider the fears of other nations.
The only opposition to the clause
came from Russia which declared
it unacceptable to the Soviets who
are convinced that the treaty ought
to be absolutely binding on the
States under all circumstances.

(Bv Associated Press)

It was generally understood the acting president of the University
NEW YORK, Nov. 27. - Big Bill clause was designed to quiet the in 1897-98 and again from October
Tilden, although beaten by Johnny 1 fears of some of Russia's neighbors. 1909 to June 1910, at which time he
Doeg in the United States sham- It envisages a situation in which a was elected president of the Uni-
pionship, is rated second only to country is threatened by attack and versity and served continuously
Henri Cochet of France this year, regards it as essential for self pre- for 10 years. Retiring in 1920 he
by A. Wallis Myers, English tennis servation to lay aside the treaty became the first man to be hon-
expert, who annually names the, restrictions and have full liberty to oredsby the title of President-Em-
"World's First Ten" players. Myers'l arm itself, eritus.
selections for 1930 are published in
the current issue of American Lawn .d.r.'
Tennis. Vehicles Skid, Pedestrians Slide
The men's lists contains the A
names of five Americans and the on Ice After Year's Worst Snow
women's three with Mrs. Helen
Wills Moody again in number one __-- - - -
position. Tilden's dramatic come- I Near-Accidents on Hill Street ward Packard Ave. The car travel-
back to the English championship Thrill Remaining Students ing west on Hill, started to cross
at Wimbledon as well as the Davis g State street just as the student,
challenge round victory over Jean in Holiday Recess. who had succumbed to the tempta-
Borotra are reflected in his advance.- tion to slide, came to the intersec-
from fourth to second place, pass- People slid and skidded, cars did tion. The student being unable to
ing Borotra. A year ago Myers merry jigs about Ann Arbor streets stop his slide on the icy sidewalk
placed Borotra as well as the other last night as the year's worst storm yelled to the driver to "put on the
French stars, Cochet and Lacoste, (to date) struck the city shortly brakes or something."
ahead of the American. after dinner. A high wind, accom- "They ARE on. It won't stop.
Johnny Doeg, the A m e r i c a n panied by a heavy snow, made any Get out of the way," yelled the
champion, is ranked fourth, behind form of transportation difficult, autoist frantically.
Cochet, Tilden and Jean Borotra. while icy streets and sidewalks pro- Realizing that he might either

bol[art graciua~e ii~t a
100 colleges sent one hundred mil-
lion men to their ;death in the re-
cent war. These highly trained col-
lege men could not think straight.
The fallacy is that we cannot get
away from war until you change
human nature. Adequate world,
organization is the only proof
against war."
The welcome was given by Ira
M. Smith, registrar in the Univers-
ity and the response given by Jack
Yen.n '31 nroidenf- of the 'osmo-

More than three centuries ago Governor Bradford of the Plymouth
Colony appointed a day for public praise and prayer. Since that time
Thanksgiving day has most properly become a national institution. One
day of all the year is little enough to us, without distinction of race or
creed, to unite with the peoples of every other state in giving reverent
heartfelt thanks to Almighty God for all of His mercies and blessings.
We have passed through a year of business and industrial stagna-,
tion with its attendant discomforts but out of it should come a manifest
spiritual strengthening. We have many problems to solve but the good
sense of the American people has always been equal to their solution.
Every one of us is charged with a civic obligation of how we can best
serve one another and thus restore industry to its normal condition and

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