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VOL. KKLII. No. 71






Crossman Continues to Scor
With 'I'hree f'allies, One
in Each Period.
Third Period Has Rough Pla
With Frequent Penalties
qs Teams Speed Up.
By John Thomas
Eddie Lowrey's Maize and Blu
sextet scored a fast victory over the
Ontario Agriculture College hocke3
team on the Coliseum ice last night
before 900 spectators, 3 to 1. Mich-
igan distributed its scoring equally
ir the three periods while the visi-
tors \netted their lone goal in the
mn iddle third.,
Although the first match of the
new'year did not bring out the Wol-
verine's usual brand of clever hoc-
key the game was the most inter-
eting from a spectator's viewpoint
hlayed, so far this season by the
chgan sextet. Frequent penal-
ties climaxed several mix-ups in
the last third.
Fries Penalized.
Midway in the last- session Fries
was given a penalty for body-cheqk-
ig Reid within five feet of the
boards. 'Emny' was hurt on the
play but after a short rest, resum-
ed play. The injury gave rise to
faster, more furious hockey, that
took rugged condition to withstand
the punishment. Later in the per-
iod, Fries was again penalized but
Chapman followed him to the pen-
alty botc for tripping, equalizing
ti, hndicap for both teams.
After six minutes had been used
up in the initial session Sindles slid
a pass to Crossman oi1 the Aggies'
ied life. Keith wove through the
defenie, drew the goalie out of po-
otAn, and pushed the puck into
the :=et for the first score of the
- ch. Ontario showed a fast skat-
lhg forward Walit wefe not able
to'eihtrnte Miehigaln's sophomore
~tienemen, Chapman and McCol-
- any Long Shots.
.:Long shots predominated the play
in the second period. Crossman
poked a long one that was tempor-
arily stopped by Goalie Fitzgibbons
but slipped through his feet for a
pointer after eleven minutes had
been played. Scolie came back
about a minute later and drove the
puck into an unprotected corner of
the net for the Aggies' single score.
A pileup in front' of the net gave
the Ontario Center his chance.
Michigan Pos. Ont. Aggies
Tompkins .......G... Fitzgibbons
Chapman ......LD..........Fries
McColluin.....RD......... Henry
_Crossman ......C.......... Scolie
Reid........LW ....Dempsey
Spares: (M) Frumkes, David; (0)
Hudson, Thompson, Stewart. Refe-
roe,. Foxx, Detroit. Scoring First
period: Crossman (Sindles) 5:55.
Crossman penalty. Second period:
Crossman 11:30. (0.) Scolie 12:45.
Pries, Henry penalties, (O). Cross-
man 4:25. Fries (2), Chapman, pen-

Mahatma Issues Boycott Orders
to People of India as,
Leaders Are Jailed.
BOMBAY, Jan. 4.-(P)-The re-
newed struggle b e t w e e n India's
Nationalist millions and the British
government, brought to a head with
the arrest of Mahatma Gandhi,
drew its first blood today.
In a clash between police and Na-
tionalist demonstrators at Allaha-
bad, two men were killed, one of
them trampled to death. Many
others were injured and 30 were
At Cawnpere, police armed with
staves twice charged crowds of
demonstrators, and throughout In-
dia there was great anxiety.
Meanwhile, in his cell at Yeroda
jail near Poona, the Mahatma is-
sued a set df commands to the In-
dian people, directing them to with-
draw every form of co-operation
from the government, to discard



Count Cesare P. A. Buzzi-Gradenigo, Italian consul (center) whose
life was probably saved when employes became suspicious of a package
sent by express to the Cleveland consulate. Left is Captain Steffano
Emilio Ardito, secretary of the consul, and right is Enzo Cotruvo, editor
of a 6leveland Italian daily.
~ . _~ ~_~ ~ ~ ~ ~--~ ~ ~ - -

American Consul Sends Report
of Attack to Officials
in Washington.
(Sl Associated Press)
Japan's aeepest apologies were
presented Monday for the attack by
three Japanese soldiers in Mukden
Sunday on Culver B. Chamberlain,
American consul.
Japanese authorities said Mr.
Chamberlain had been molested be-
cause he treated the three Japanese
soldiers "as if they were Chinese"
['The soligiiers at a preliminary hear-
ing declared the American had an
"arrogant, provocative attitude,"
the Japanese officials said.
American consular officers who
received the Japanese apologies at
Mukden declined to say whether
they were sufficient to clear up the
incident, and a report was forward-
ed to Washington.
Meanwhile the center of interest
in Manchuria shifted to the area
between Tsientsin, below the Great
Wall, and Shankaikwan.' Feeling
was strong between Chinese garri-
sons in both cities, but no clashes
were reported,
Tokio sent two destroyers to Foo-
chow, China, where demonstrators
killed a Japaiese school teacher
and his wife.
Peiping reported renewed Com-
munist activity in central provinces
of China.
Vote to - Distribute to . Necdy
Fron a Far Board's
Grain Bins.
WASHINGTON, Jan. 4.--(/)-The
Senate voted today to take 40,000,-
000 bushels of wheat from the Farm
Board's buldging bins and distrib-
ute them to the needy.
Its action' climaxed a day in
which criticism of the Administra-
tion's r e1 i e f policies resounded
through the Senate chamber and
committee rooms. Gov. Pinchot, of
Pennsylvania, linked with specula-
tion on Republican Presidential
possibilities, denounced the Hoover
program as "vicious."
The Senate acted, without a roll
call vote, after a vigorous debate.
Senz. Robinson, Arkansas, Demo-
cratic leader, asserted the appro-
priation was the equivalent of a
dole, firmly opposed by President
Thervehicle of action was a reso-
lution by Senators Capper, Republi-
can, Kansas, and Wheeler, Demo-
crat, Montana/ It had the approval
of the Farm Board, which never-
theless contended it should be com-
pensated for the wheat.
IMonroe Man In iured

Yost, Warner Say Pads Bring
Injuries to Football
NEW YORK, Jan. 4.-(/-The
contenition of Glenn (Pop) Warner,
coach of football at Stanford Uni-
versity, that the present hard hel-
mets, knee, hip and shoulder pads
worn by football players are re-
sponsible for many of the present-
day injuries has a supporter in
Fielding H. (Hurry Up) Yost, ath-
letic director at the University of
The World-Telegram today has
quoted Yost as telling E. K. Hall,
chairman of the Football Rules
committee, that hard hip and leg
pads were responsible for every
death he investigated.
Fitting the semi-ylindrical pad
worn by football players on the.
front of the upper leg to his own
leg, Yost pointed out at it and told
Hall: "There is the killer."
"You don't have to use your
imagination;" Yost said, "to realize
what would happen when the tim-
ing of- the runner's stride is such
that his knee and upper leg, en-
cased in that thing, come in sharp
contact with the unprotected neck
of the tackler.-
"Perhaps only once in a hundred
times is the timing and the contact
such that a damaging hurt results.
But the chance is always there and,
with more than a million college
and high school boys engaged in
organized and supervised football,
and goodness knows how many in
unorganized play, the mystery to
me is that pads haven't done more
Hall asked Yost to present the
same material to the rules commit-
tee at its annual meeting next
Warner, in a letter read before
the Football Coaches association
meeting here last month, charged
that much of the present equip-
ment was designed, not to protect
the wearer, but to punish the op-
posing player. He said just as much
protegtion could be afforded by
more yielding and softer pads.
Tax Receipts Go 'Way Up;
Fraternities Prompt.
Prosperity has already returned
to Ann Arbor if tax receipts are any
sign of a city's financial condition.
December tax collections showed
an increase of more than $100,000
over last years receipts, according
to Ernest Wurster, city treasurer.
Wurster and his staff have counted
$742,395.06 and they estimate that
75,000 remain to be collected. The
December total for 1930 was $684,-
Fraternities h a v e been m o r e
prompt in tax payments than in

Reduction in Organization's Size
Is Definitely Announced
by Director Falcone.
Change Is Expected to -Fortify
Its Reputation, Bettering
Music and Marching.
Michigan's Varsity band will be
definitely cut to 70 men for the 1932
football season, it was learned yes-
terday in an interview with Nicho-
las D. Falcone, diector of the or-
ganization for the past seven years.
The reduction in number of men
will make Michigan's organization
one of the smallest in the Western
Conference. Illinois has the largest
number with 350, Indiana-next with'
250, Minnesota and Northwestern
have 225 while Purdue, Ohio S-ate'
and Wisconsin have well over 100
Unreliability Cited.
In commenting on the action
which he will take next year, Fal-
cone stated that he is not cutting
the band becquse of the difficulty
in handling the organization as has
been generally believed by the stu-
dent body but because of the un-
reliability which the members of
the band have shown towards daily
drill and rehearsals all through the
season and because there are not
enough reserve *pn to fill vacan-
cies when they occur.
"This year," he said, "we had a
band of 101 pieces and exactly 104
tried out. If a university is to main.-
tain a 100'piece band it must have
close to 175 tryin' out so that it'
may choose the best musicians and
keep enough on reserve to fill va-
cancies. Because of sickness, ineli-
gibility and unreliability on the
part of the men there were often as
many as 11 andi 12 vacancies at
drills and it wa.oaten necessary tq
fill in positions on Saturdays with
"dummies" (men who merely hold
instruments and march) in order
to keep the band at its size.
Scores Conditions.
"A condition such as this, which
lowers the standing of the band
should not exist and should be rem-
edied in some way and if not
enough men are to be had to fill
these vacancies, the band must be
cut. With a .band of 70 pieces we
will be able to select only the best.
musicians, those who will -be able
to be at drills and rehearsals regu-
larly and at the same time will be
able to train and keep on reserve
30 more men who will be able to
step into any vacancy which might
For the past seven years it has
been generally conceded among
music critics and football fans that
Michigan's band has risen from an
unimportant position to one of the
finest organizations in the country.
Both marching and music have
been commended often and it was
not until the 1931 season that any
(Continued on Page )
Thirteen Incumbents Announce
Candidacy for September

Thirteen Washtenaw county ofli-
cials yesterday announced their
candidacy joy -re-election in the!
September primary. Petitions forI
the primary must be filed with the
county clerk on or before July 26.
Officers seeking re-election are:
Albert J. Rapp, prosecutor; -Jacob
Andres, sheriff; Jay G. Pray, pro-
bate judge; Philip C. Pack, state
legislator; Cornelius Tuomy, drain
commissioner; Claramon L. Pray,
county clerk; Frank Ticknor, coun-
ty treasurer; John S. Cummings,
register of deeds; Joseph L. Hooper,
circuit court commissioner; Lee N.
Brown, circuit court commissioner;
Dr. Edwin C. Ganzhorn, coroner;
'Fred Heuzel, coroner and Paul
Weinlander, County surveyor. All of
the incumbents are Republicans.
Press Club Bulletin ,
To Be Published Soon


Is Reached With Mrs. C

Awarding Most of Shrunken

Sum to


By James H. Inglis
t, Practically the entire estate of William W. Cook/will be giN
to the University of Michigan, according to the terms reached 1
week in a conference between representatives of the contesting p
ties held in the New York office of John W. Davis, attorney for
Paphrs containing the terms of the agreement are on the w
to Los Angeles, where they will await the signatures of Mrs.
0. Cook, the widow, and her attorney, William 'Gibbs McAdoo. '
estate was valued at $12,000,000 at the time of MT. Cook's dem

Associatcd Press Photo
SRep. J. Charles Linthicum, Mary-
land democrat and leader of the
house wet bloc, claims that there
are 150 votes for prohibitign repeal
in the house. The eighteenth
amendment is expected to come up
for a vote during the present ses-
Three One-Act Plays in French
Will Feature Program of
Honorary Society.
The first Soiree Dramatique of
the Cercle Francais, h o n o r a r y
French society, will be given at 8:15
o'clock Monday evening, January
18, in the lab'oratory theatre in Uni-
versity: hall, according to. an an-
nouncement made by Charles E.
Koella, instructor in the French
department and faculty adviser of
the Cercle Francais..
Three one-act plays will be pre-
dented in French, and a small group
will sing French songs during the
two entr'actes. The first play, "La
Lettre Chargee," is to *be given by
two members of the faculty. "La
Paix Chez Soi," and "L'Arriviste,"
both oaf which are popular contem-
porary works, will comprise the;re-
mainder of the program.
Tickets may be purchased at the
door by persons not holding season
tickets for the lecture and dramatic
series offered by the Cercle Fan-
Swindlers Still Concentrating
On Fratcrnit' Men

Senior Member of Group Quits
Office After 15 Years.
of Service.

Concluding; a but once broken
term of 15 years service as Alder-
man of the Common Council of Ann
Arbor, Charles C1 Freeman last
night tendered his resignation as
representative of the "sixth ward.
Mr. Freeman, admired and respect-
ed as the dean of city's councilmen,
has for several years been the sen-
ior member of the Ann Arbor Com-
mon Council.
During his entire term of office,
Mr. Freeman has maintained a rep-
utation for integrity, ability, and
thoroughness in serving the people
of Ann Arbor, according to his col-
leagues. He has rarely been absent
from meetings. of the Council; and,
since his illness of last summer, he
has been obliged to absent himself
from more meetingsthan he missed
during-his entire fifteen years of
previous participation in the city
government. '
His letter of resignation, addressed
to the Mayor and the Common
Council, is as follows:
"It is with a feeling of ex-
treme regret that I am submit-
ting my resignation as a mem-
ber of the Commod Council.
from the sixth ward.
"Due to my recent illness, ahd
on recommendation of My' phy-
sician for quiet and rest, I feel
that I cannot serve your hon-
orable body in the manner I
"I wish to extend my sincere
appreciation to the Mayor, Pres-
ident and members of the
Council, and other City officials
for the pleasant association
created while serving with you
and hope to enjoy the contin-
ted friendship of all the mem-
bers of this honorable body.
"C. C. Freeman.".
Following the reading of the
'above letter, President A. L. Mc-
Donald, acting by unanirnious vote
of the Council members present,
appointed a committee to frame a
resolution, thanking Mr. Freeman
on the part of the members of the
council and the people of Ann.Ar-
bor for the unfailing service which
for so long he has rendered them.
Requesting a final report on taxi-
cab rates to be given by the Ordi-
nance committee of the Common'
Council; Pres. A. L. McDonald last
night took what promised to be one
of the last steps in the establish-
ment of a uniform taxicab rate in.
Ann Arbor.
For the first tinr in months aj



ESTATE GIFT OF 56,000,01

but .has shrunk at least So per
cent since that time, it was stated.
Mrs. Cook's attorney, former Gov--
ernor Nathan L. Miller, based his
claim on a New Yorli statute which
went into effect last Septehber and
states that a next Qf kin can nob
be out off from a share nanses-
tate by the provisions of a will. At-
torney Miller contended that as the
divorce decree was issued in North
Dalota and Mr. Cook was a resi-
dent of New York, the decree sever-
ing their kinship was invalid.
Smith Attends.
As representative of the bus less
departmentof- the university, 8hir
ly W. Smith was also at the con-
ference in New, York and said yesd
terday that the actual signing of
the papers could be looked for in
the very near future.
The settlement of the case was
in no sense a compromise, and the
University should b# entirely stis-
fied with the result, according to
a statement yesterday of Henry M.
Bates, dean of the law school. The
settlement was made, he said, with
the complete confidence on the part
of the University of winning th#
It was made with the view to
avoiding ti e N erinable d e7.ay'
and the added cost which would
have resulted from the appeis
which they felt the widow wa
planning to make, it Was stated.
Dean Bates ea ressed the opion
that the amount which Mr.w co
will receive will not be begrudge
her by anyone.,
Murphin Statement.
i Regent Murphin at the close of
the conference expressed his view-
point with the statement, "Frot
the start I have been very optimis-
tic as to the outcome of this con-
test, but I have practiced law a long
time and I know the uncertainties
of litigation. Also the, cost.
"We had no desire to have Mr
Cook's gift tied up perhaps for
years and to have a portion of it
go for costs of litigation. By brig-
ing about a settlement, Mr. Cooks
money, instead of lying idle, can.
be put to work in the manner -in
which he intended it.
"I was closely associated with Mr.
Cook in this gift to the University
and I know his plans and .hopes.
Therefore, I have been especially
interested in carrying b u t his
wishes as expeditiously as possible."
Old English Musicl comedy to
Be Given by London Plaers
Friday and Saturday.
" An opportunity to witness one of
'the first musical comedies ever
written, "The Beggar's Opera," will
be given Ann Arbor theatregoers
Friday and Saturday of this week
when the Sir Nigel Playfair com-
pany brings this satiric light, opera
by Sir John Gay to the Mendels-
i theatre.
["lie play, familiar to students oif
English drama as one of the sig*&
icant works of the eighteenth cen-
tury, deals with the sordid lower
class existence of thieves, shyster
lawyers, prostitute4, and pickp ck
ets in the Newgate prison district
of London. The overdrawn elegance
and pompousness of the Italian
grand opera is the principal mate-
rial for satire in the production, it
was stated by Valentite B. Windt,
director of play direction.
Play production is sponsoring the
Iannearannof the "R -rM. traoy-

Confidence men, professional
gamblers, and swindlers seem to en-
joy clashing their wits with thoseI
of more educated men, and the
past "open season" for racketeers
has witnessed numerous attempts
at fleecing fraternity men.
'The latest "racket" which. has
been brought to light is that of two
men --one of, them signing .is
name as Fleming -who have been
swindling fraternity men through
the medium of unauthorized maga-
zine subscription offers. ,
. They claim to represent the Phil-I
adelphia office of the Times Salesc
company, and collect whatever cash G
they can, diverting the entireI
amount to their own use.c
Complaints have come from Chi-c
cago and Northwestern universities,(-
and it is understood that a large
number of orders were secured by
the swindlers at houses in Chicago.
Subscriptions to either Fortune or ,
Time magazine were offered, though
neither of these publications make
any premium subscription offers. -
Attempts are being made to pub- I
licize the activities of such "bogus i
salesmen" in the hope that further
efforts on their part will ultimately
lead to their capture.
Music Society Elects

Moore For President successful conclusion of the cam-
paign'inaugurated last fall by The
earl V. Moore, director of the' Daily in the attempt to curtail fleec-
Earol V. Mor, directr of - ing activities of certain of Ann Ar~-
Sch~ool nof Music, was elected presi- bor's smaller cab companies seemed


dent of the National Association of
Schools of Mu ic at that body's an-
nual meeting held last week in De-
troit. He succeeds Harold L. Butler,
director of the Syracuse University
School of Music.
Until this year Moore has been a
member of the commission on cur-

Other work accomplished includ-
ed the appointment by President
McDonald of a financh committee
to investigate the advisability of
placing a tax of one cent per gallon
on gasoline sold in Ann Arbor, the
funds from which tax to be applied
to the poor fund, now overdrawn..

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