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VOL. XLI. NO. 10




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Government of Brazil Mobilizes
Forces to Suppress
Federals Anticipate Overthrow
of Insurrectionists at
Rio Grande do Sul.
f (Picture on Page 2)
(By Associated Press)
RIO DE JANEIRO, Oct. 8. -The
federal government of Brazil, faced
with revolutionary movements from
the north and south, today poured
out armies and naval forces to sup-
press the rebel armies. The govern-
ment devoted particular attention
to the rebels in the state of Minas
Geraes to the northwest, and Per-
nambuco in the north. A concen-
tration of troops also was being
carried out in the state of Santa
The main purpose of these move-
ments was to prepare the ground
for the ultimate overthrow of the
rebel forces in the state of Rio
Grande do Sul where the insurrec-
tionary movement has been cent-
Planes Bomb City.
Army planes today continued
bombing operations in the state of
Minas Geraes, the planes flying
over the capital city of Belo Hor-
zonte. The capital building itself
was reported to have been hit.
A warship has been sent north-
ward to the city of Pernambuco,
which was reported in the hands of
the insurgents, and a new army
commander with reinforcements al-
so was started northward.
The same measures were taken
fordealing with the seaport of Flor-
ianopolis in the southern state of
Santa Catharina. It was underst'ood
the government was planning to
base its later activities against the
rebels in Rio Grande do Sul from
this city.
The federal forces have reoccu-
pied certain towns in the states of
Minas Geraes along the central
Arrange Food Supplies.
Food supplies, about which there
had been some concern, are now
coning into Rio de Janeiro regular-
ly from the nearest parts of Minas
Garaes. The government also has
issued a deoee fixing the prices of
necessities in Rio de Janeiro and
providing for the taking over of
private stock if this should become
Latest advices at the capital
stated that with the exception of
the state of Rio Grande do Sul, the
federal government should soon be
in position to dominate everywhere
in Brazil.


Unidentified Bodies Lie in State
in Westminster Abbey
Mortuary Hall.
(fy Associated Press)
LONDON, Oct. 8. - Peers and
commoners met alike today in
homage to the 47 dead of the R-10
whose bodies rest, all but a few of
them unidentified in the mortu-
ary chapel of Westminster Abbey.
Coffins ranged in grim rows, over
each a flag, gave silent testimony of
the completeness of Athe disaster
which had overtaken the world's
largest dirigible airship, to which
many Londoners waved a farewell
as it departed on its journey East
last Saturday.
While sentries trod their funeral
beats before these gruesome re-
Frey Criticizes Massachusetts
for Giving Judiciary
Too Much Power.
(fly Asocied IPes )
BOSTON, Oct. 8.-Massachusetts
law which permits the judiciary to
rule on the constitutionality of
legislation before it is passed was
criticized today before the Amer-
ican Federation of Labor conven-
tion here by John P. Frey, secre-
tary of the metal trades depart-
ment. Frey spoke on the so-called
"yellow dog" contract.
The criticism was made, Frey
said, because a recent opinion of
the supreme court of this state
which declared proposed anti-
yellow dog contract legislation to
be unconstitutional, would un-
doubtedly be used against labor in
other states. The only state that
has adopted legislation prohibiting
the yellow dog contract is Wiscon-
sin, Frey said. Such legislation has
been endorsed by many state labor
Frey said the "interference" of
the judiciary with the legislative
branch of the Massachusetts gov-
ernment runs contrary to the fed-
eral constitution. He criticized the
supreme court for taking advantage
of the provisions in the law which
allowed it to render its opinion.
The "yellow dog" contract is an
agreement wheeby an !employer
prohibits an employee from doing
certain things, usually affiliating
with unions. It was because of the
decision, unfavorable to labor and
such a contract, that organized
labor opposed the nomination of
Judge J. J. Parker for a place on
the United States Supreme Court
bench recently.
An attempt by a group of 50
communists to gain entrance to the
convention hall was thwarted by
federation officials.
Prom, Frolic to Stay
as Separate Functions
Favoring the continuance of the
Frosh Frolic and the Soph Prom,
the Student council voted to retain
both social functions at their meet-
ing last night.
Discussion on the subject, which
was tabled from the meeting last
week, was limited to a compara-
tively few remarks after the coun-
cil had determined the amount of
sentiment, by both sophomores and
freshmen, in support of the dances.
Since both parties had, in the past,
been unsuccessful from a financial
viewpoint, and since little interest
had ever been shown for the Soph
Prom, the council was considering

either combining the two into an
underclass event or abolishing one
or the other. Student leaders of
both classeshowever, strongly op-
posed any such action.
The date for the Soph Prom has
been set for Dec. 5.
Automotive Engineers
Predict Aluminum Cars
i ~(By Associated Press)
DETROIT, Oct. 8.-Eight hundred
engineers attending opening ses-
sions of the American Society of
Automotive Engineers were told
Tuesday that the automobile of the
future will be built largely of alum-
Because of its light weight and
the accessibility of apparently in-
exhaustible supplies, the grap meta
was held out as the solution of th
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minders, throngs passed through
the chapel, some persons to help in
giving names to the victims, others
in profound grief and many promt-
ed by curiosity.
A glimpse of the dead was denied
to all save those military officials
and relatives who might aid in
The interior of the chapel, ordin-
arily severe and cold in ancient
dignity, today was a bower of floral
tribute sent by persons from many
walks of life.
Tomorrow the bodies will be re-
moved to Westminster hall, adja-
cent to the Abbey. This venerable
building will then again become a
national shrine for the month, as
it was 20 years ago when King
Edward VII laysthere in state.
Westminster hall, which dates
from the time of Edward the Con-
fessor and has been the scene of
some of thehmost celebrated trials
in English history, will be open to;
the public on Friday morning, with
the bodies lying in state during the
whole day.
Memorial services willhbe in two
parts, in each of which separate'
creeds will have their part, each
paying homage to its dead.
The Church of England memorial
will be held in St. Paul's cathedral
and Westminster cathedral will be
the scene of a stately mass of
requiem by the church of Rome.
Group Elects Two Nominees to
Fill Junior Class
With the election of Harry Ben-
jamin, '32, and John Denler, '32, the
Student Council filled the two jun-
ior vacancies in their membership
at the second meeting of the year
last night.
The council, voting as a body,
chose two of the four candidates
named by the nominating commit-
tee Monday night to fill the open-
ings caused by the ineligibility of
two members elected last year.
Hugh Conklin, '32E, and Norman
Elizer, '32, were the defeated candi-
dates for office.
Because of the confusion hereto-
fore regarding the eligibility of class
officers, the council passed a reso-
lution providing that all candidates
for office will be required to pre-
sent an eligibility slip, secured from
the office of the Dean of Students,
before they can be chosen to any
Dates for class elections for the
engineering college and the archi-
tectural school were set by the gov-
erning body. The seniors of each
college fill select their officers on
Friday, Oct. 17, while the juniors
will ballot the following Friday. The
sophomore elections, in both cases
will 'be held Wednesday, Oct. 31.
Freshmen election dates will be set
at a later meeting as will dates for
other schools and colleges of the
University. As previously an-
nounced the first election this fall,
will be that of the senior literary
class, Wednesday, Oct. 15.
Councilman J. Nall Candler, '32E,
was appointed to represent the
council on the Convocations com-
mittee of the Student Christian as-
Purdue Has Lst Drill
Before Michigan Game

(By Associated Press)
LAFAYETTE, Ind., Oct. 8.-Pur'E
due finished its hard drill for
Michigan today after watching the
Freshmen gain the length of the
field by Michigan lateral pass
plays. Westerman, 200-pound sub-
stitute center, was shifted to guard
tonight and showed well. The
Boilermakers will stop in Chicago
tomorrow night, stop over in Ann
1 Arbor for a short signal practice
Friday and spend Friday night in
Knute Rockne Worried
About Team's Injuries
(By Associated Press)
- SOUTH BEND, Ind., Oct. 8.-In-
J juries suffered in the hard gam
e last week with the Southern Metho-

3rucker and Murphy Lead Fight b
for City; Quinn Speaks f
for Los Angeles. L
Veterans Seek Legislation to End t
All Communistic Activities e
in United States a
(By Assoiatd HPres)V
BOSTON, Oct. 8. - The serious B
matter of a national convention oc- c
cupied the attention of the Amer-
ican Legion here today. The out-y
standing events of a five-hour ses-
sion were:
1. The choice of Detroit as the
1931 convention city.
2. The adoption of, resolutions
condemning the acts of vandalism
by hoodlums who took advantage of
the convention to spread disorder
last night.
Cheer Resolutions. I
The resolutions dealing w i t h
communism and that condemning
the activities of the hoodlums were
cheered. In the first, the Legion
endorsed the appointment of a spe-
cial Congressional committee now
investigating communists in the
country and urged that after it had i
reported, that Congress enact legi- d
slation to end all communistic ac-a
tivities in the United States. Thet
second rebuked those who tipped a
over automobiles, set fire to them,«
and engaged in street brawls with t
policemen and civilians late last
night and early today. The Legion g
said manyof the ruffians posed as d
Vote is Large.F
The fight for the next convention v
was between Detroit and Los An- b
geles with Wilbur M. Brucker, Re- t
publican nominee for governor of
Michigan and Mayor Frank Murphyt
of Detroit leading the fight for De-1
troit. John R. Quinn, past com-'i
mander, put forth the cause of Los n
Angeles. The vote was 658 to 570 F
in favor of Detroit and Quinn im-
mediately withdrewathe name of
Los Angeles and asked that Detroit
be unanimous.
Mayor Murphy's chief argumentg
for Detroit was that it was central-
ly located and easily reached fromX
all parts of the country.t
Organization Also Announcese
Revue Presentation. .
Mimes, honorary campus dramatict
organization, will present two plays
the first week in November, it wase
announced yesterday by James
Yant, '31M, president of the organ-J
ization. ,
"Emporer Jones," by E u g e n e
O'Neill, noted New York playwright,
will be the first production, and ite
will be presented in conjunction
with a play in a lighter vein, which
has not been decided upon yet.
All students who desire to try out
for these plays are asked to report
between 4 and 5 o'clock this after-
afternoon in. the Michigan Union
ballroom, or from 3-5 o'clock to-
morrow afternoon.
Yant also announced that plans
for a revue type of show, containing
skits on campus matters, for pre-
sentation during the period before

Christmas, at which time it was
customary to give the opera, had
been started.
One new member was elected to,
the organization at the meeting,
Beach Conger, Jr., '32.
Illini Varsity Appears
Poor Before Yearlings
(B1, Associed Pr ess)
CHAMPAIGN, Ill., Oct. 8.-Illinois'
first team looked flat against a
heavy charging yearling team in,
scrimmage today and Coach Bobl
Zuppke started more experiments
especially in the center of the line.
He replaced Shumaker with Johnny
Bauer, a 250-pound sophomore, and
sent Johnny Ovelman to guard in
place of Ack Bodman. The yearlings
stopped the Varsity effectively and
ripped through for large gains dur-
ing air attacks.
Randall Spends Week
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Coach of Harvard
Bucks Injury Jinx
(Re Asoiatdi Pess~)
NEW YORK, Oct. 8.-In search-
ng for an early season "hard luck"
hampion among the Eastern foot-
)all teams, one would have to go
o further than Cambridge, Mass.,
where Coach Arnold Horween is
ucking the injury jinx in an ef-
ort to put togethera workable
irst 11 for Harvard.
Yesterday, Horween appeared to
ave conquered the jinx when all-
f the injured, with thetexception
f Mays and White, returned for
he daily scrimmage. Today, how-
ver, George Talbot, the Crimson
est running guard, was injured
nd probably will be out until the
Irmy game, Oct. 18. The Harvard
Varsity was further depleted when
Bob Faxon, reserve tackle was de-
lared unfit for action for at least
,hree weeks. Faxon was injured
esterday but delayed reporting it.
mperial Conference Proposes
Measure to Prevent
(By Asoiated Prss)
LONDON, Oct. 8.-Great Britain's'
mperial conference made plans to-
lay to build high tariff walls'
around the United Kingdom and
he dominions beyond the seas, as'
a protective measure against the
"economic blizzard" that has hit
he world.
It was J. H. Thomas for the home
government who called the present
epression a "blizzard" when he
)pened today's session but it was
Premier R. B. Bennett of Canada,
where they know how to deal with
blizzards, who took the center of
the conference stage.
Mr. Bennett quickly aroused in-
terest with a definite proposal of
10 per cent additional preference
n the Canadian market for the
mother country and for other em-
pire units which would return the
favor. A
Moreover, the Canadian prime
minister invited the empire dele-
gates to Ottawa next spring as
guests of the Canadian people for
he purposeof building a compre-
hensive system of British empire
preferential tariffs. There, in Ot-
towa, under the shadow of the
United States tariff wall, the em-
pire envoys would prepare their
own protective system.
Bennett spoke following Mr.
Thomas,who had inaugurated the
empire's economic survey. Spokes-
men of other empire units, Aus-
tralia, South Africa, Newfoundland,
the Irish Free State and India, one
after another, approved the gen-
eral principle of empire preference.
Enrollment Statistics
Show Decrease of 400
Figures issued from the record-
er's office yesterday afternoon
showed the University's enrollment
to be 9245 with 2580 of the number
being women, and 6665 men.
The number shows a decrease of
approximately 400 from the enroll-
ment at this time last year. Fresh-
man registration figures are not yet
available, but will be published the
latter part of this week.
New Officers Elected
to Scabbardand Blade
Election of officers for the pres-

ent school year to Scabbard and
Blade, national honorary military
society, held last night at the Un-
ion, resulted as follows:
Captain, Robert D. Gordon, '33L;
First Lieut., Dan W. Hickox, '31F.
C; Second Lieut., C. W. Johnson,
'31E; and First Sergeant, W. G
Gordon, '32.
Senator Helps Capture
Fleeing Auto Bandits
(BV Associated Press>)
CHELAN, Wash., Oct. 8.-Aiding
in the capture of bank bandits is
the latest exploit of Senator Wesley
L. Jones, author of the "five-and
ten" prohibition law.
Senator Jones' appearance in th
role of vigilante was not premedi-
tated. Fleeing robbers were blockec
when their automobile met his or
a one-way road to the Jones ranch
nriviirya toheChean Miners S



A's Take Early Lead
Simmons, Dykes
Hit Homers.

;3 f
Mickey Cochrane
Versatile catcher for the Phila-
delphia Athletics, whose sterling1
play was a big factor in the Car-f
dinals defeat by the Philadelphiat
team. Cochrane is rated, by manyf
of the leading sports' writers, as
the greatest catcher of all time.
Chief of Naval Operations Plans
to Withdraw Vessels, Men
From Service.*
(By Associated Press)
WASHINGTON, Oct. 8.-The first3
big move of the United States Navy
to bring its fleet within the limita-
tions of the London Naval Treaty
was announced today by Admiral
William V. Pratt, chief of naval op-
His plan calls for the withdrawal
from service of 49 vessels and the
immediate reduction of 4800 men.
He said the navy would save $10,-
998,949 by the end of the 1932 fiscal
year under the new arrangement.
Admiral Platt said the greatest
reduction would be made in de-
stroyer units, each division of which
would be reduced from six to four
vessels. Submarine tonnage would
be kept to a figure within the 52,-
700 tons allowed by the treaty in
a program of decommissioning and
scrapping to prepare for replace-
Supplementing Admiral Pratt's
announcement, Rear Admiral John
Halligan, jr., assistant chief of nav-
al operations,said the changes
would result in saving of almost
four million and a half dollars dur-
ing the 1931fiscal year and over
$7,500,000 during the same period
for 1932.
I As a result of the new program, a
training squadron has been formed
from two battleships, the Arkansas
and Wyoming, and eight destroyers
to operate with the scouting fleet
in the Atlantic. Admiral Platt said
the squadron was created so that
fighting units might carry on their
operations without being involved
in training activities on visits to
local celebrations.
Stagg Drills Maroons
in Effective Blocking
(By Asociated Press)
CHICAGO, Oct. 8.-Two blocked
punts gave Wisconsin its victory
over Chicago last season, so Coach
Amos Stagg today drilled the Ma
roons on blocking. The Varsit
s also ran through the Badger plays
Every Maroon was reported in goo
- condition except for Captain Van

Nice, who is bothered by an injur-
e ed leg. Captain VanNice expecte
_ to get in the Badger-Maroon bat
dtle Saturday, however.
. Allan to do Extension
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Earnshaw Enters Box
for Third. Time
in Struggle,
(By Assoc ited Press)
S111B PARK, l'hiladclphia,
Oct. 8.- The great right arm of
George Livingston Earnshaw and
the dynamite in the bat of his team-
mates, exploding with devastating
effect all over the premises, today
swept the Philadelphia Athletics to
their second successive world cham-
pionship and their fifth of all time
under the leadership of Connie
While the 67-year-old patriarch of
baseball sat serene and quiet on the
bench, in solitary dignity among a
flock of wildly excited ball players,
the Athletics put on a power-plus
exhibition of baseball to rout the
St. Louis Cardinals, 7 to 1, in the
sixth game of the World Series.
Rout Four Pitchers.
The victory gave the Athletics the
series by a margin of four games
to two asthey forced their previous
conqueror, Wild Bill Hallahan, from

A Play by Play Account Will
be Found on Page 7.


the b6x after two innings and ham-
mered three of the four Cardinal
pitchers for seven smashing extra-
base hits.
On the same field where they
made five extra base drives account
for as many runs in the opening
game's rout of Burleigh Grimes, the
Athletics today collected five doubles
and two home runs, one by Al Sim-
mons and the other by Jimmy
Dykes, to roll up a total of 18 bases
and seven runs.
Cardinals Staggered.
Staggered back from the terrific
force of this high explosive bom-
bardment, the Cardinals were sub-
dued for the second straight game
by the fast ball pitching of Earn-
shaw, who blanked them for eight
succesive innings as he completed
one of the greatest pitching exhibi-
tions in World Series history.
With only a day's travel from St.
Louis to Philadelphia, for rest,
Earnshaw returned to the mound
and mastered the National League
champions with the same skill and
effectiveness he showed in whipping
them in the second game here and
in hold ing them scoreless less for
seven straight innings of the cru-
cial fifth game at St. Louis Monday
Yost Also to Address Students
at Purdue Pep Meeting.
Interest in the pep meeting be-
fore the Purdue. game, tomorrow
night, has reached fever pitch in
different quarters of the campus.
A large assembly, who are anxious
to let the team know that they are
seeking revenge for the defeat at
the hands of the Boilermakers last
year, is expected.
J. Fred Lawton, '11, ardent Mich-
igan rooter and composer of "Var-
sity" will give one of his famous
pep meeting addresses. Lawton is
well known in this connection hav-
ing delivered many talks preceed-
ing outstanding football games in
y the past. Fielding H. Yost, Michi-
h Fan 's "Grand Old Man of Foot-
- ball," will share the speaking with
y Lawton.
s. The Varsity band, Montgomery
d Shick, Varsity cheerleader, and his
- staff of assistants, will be present
- to lead the students in a rousing
d send-off to the team.
Dramatist to Lecture
on Theater of Russia
S "ondern Russian nDram" will be

Jury Convicts Manuel
of Violating Liquor


(By Associated Press)
BALTIMORE, Oct. 8.-Arrested
while working as a $15 a week'
handy man at a still in southern
Maryland, Manuel Herrick, former
member of Congress from Oklaho-
ma, was convicted today by a jury
in Federal district court of manu-
facture and possession of liquor.
Sentence will be imposed tomor-
row, Judge Morris Sopper announc-
ed. The jury deliberated for 10
minutes. Two other men were con-
victed with Herrick, William F. Airr
ri, who Herrick said employed him,
and Pius Ennels, a negro.
Actirrg as his own attorney, Her-
rick, who is 53 years old, read from
what he described as a record book
of his threehweek's career at the
still where he was arrested Aug.8.
Hie maintained he was trying to
get evidence of liquor violations in
the hope of being paid, but John
P. Moore, a minor prohibition of-
ficial at Washington denied that
Herrick had been commissioned or
promised immunity.
Lawyers' Club Elects
Gawne to Presidency
Samuel Gawne, '31L., was elected

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