VOL. XLII. No. 134 SIX PAGES ANN ARBOR, MICHIGAN, SATURDAY, APRIL 2, 1932 WEATHER: Rain and Colder.
Police Official on Secret Trip
to Plymouth, Schwarzkopf
NEW CLEW IN NORWALK
Rear Admiral Burrage Hints New
HOPEWELL, NJ., April 1--(IP)---
the month-old police search for the
kidnapped Lindbergh boy shifted'
swiftly across the Atlantic today as
Girl of 12 Asks Dean
for Education Catalog
Some may say that the younger
generation is not serious-minded,
but here's one proof that it looks
toward the future. p
Dean J. B. Edmonson, of the
School of Education, has received
a letter from a 12-year-old eighth-
grade studentaat Muskegon, asking
for a catalog of the school.
The letter, neatly written and
correctly addressed, stated that sie
had considered "quite carefully'
her future occupation.
"It is quite early for me to wor-
ry over this, but. so far I have
thought of being a business teach-
er," she wrote. "I have heard two
teachers speak about the profes-
sion, and still think I would like
that kind of work. I would like to
attend a junior college, and then I
want to attend the University."
The name of the student was
withheld, but Dean Edmonson ack-
TO ENA CT MEASURE!
FOR HIGHWAY FUND~
Assail Highway Fund Diversion
Plan, Forcing Third
GOVERNOR AT HEARINGS
Listens to Debates, Then Says
Further Changes' Will
LANSING, April 1.-(A)-The leg-
islature ended the first week of its:
special session today, with indica-!
tions that neither harmony nor
brevity will rule its tax relief de-
IN SENIOR L1A,
Qualifies ;in 220-Yi
Breast Stroke and
NEW RECORD SE
New York A.C. S
Mark in 400-Yd.
1EW HAVEN, Conn., April
-(P) - Breaking the work
record for the second time t
day, the New York A.C. tonig
retained its national senior
A.U. championship in the 40
yard. relay in a brilliant pc
formance' that brought I
mark down to 3:31.8.
Leonard Spence, of the N
York A.C., defending his n
tional; senior A.A.U. 220-ya
breast stroke title, swam to
new world's record. His tir
was 2:44, three-fifths of seco
better than the ld mark.
The New Yorker, who al
held the former mark made
last year's championships, i
closely pressed during the f1
hundred yards b y Johns
Schmie er, of the University
Michigan, but from then on
was never threatened. T4
Blankenberg, of the Los A
geles A.C. beat out Schmie
ice:: ~other intermediaries continued theI_
ir nowledged the letter and sent her liberations.
work in the United States. an announcement of the school. The new administration highway
Senator William J. Harris of Maj. Charles H. Schoeffel, deputy# fund diversion plan was so bitterly
Georgia was seriously ill .at his superintendent of New Jersey state! PlanThirst' Marc assailed by members and other
home in Washington. He developed police, sailed Monday on the liner acritics that it was undergoing its
intestinal trouble shortly after re-pMtsifodPyothoa - Laninrg fCt third overhauling. Gov. Wilber M.
turning home from an operation. Mauretania for Plymouth on a fis- onLansg ap Brucker, after listening to reports
sion "the nature of which we can-I by ASaturday of the attack upon tlie measure in a
not reveal 'at this time," Col. H. yAutosShearing before the house and sen-
Norman Schwarzkopf said today. ate highway committees, remarked
TLTrip is Secret. A "thirst" march on the state that "some further changes will
j ! I, Speaking from the home of Col. capitol at. Lansing, comprising a have to be made."
Charles A. Lindbergh, Col Schwarz- long line of automobiles which will ProposalinControversy.
C HICAGO'S1DEFICITkopf, chief of the state police, re- start at Detroit and pick up rein- lop a blanket 15 per cent fromap-
fusedto explain the significance of forcements in Dearborn, Wayne, propriations and payrolls was in
Cermak Says City Will Be Clear tip othersthan to say that Maj_ Ypsilanti, Ann Arbor, and Jackson, controversy and there was a wide
akSy iyWl eCerSchoeffel was. under "specific in - is bigpandfrnx audy divergence of opinion relative to his
Q f Debt -Within Next structions" and that when he re- beng planned for nexeSatrdayb getos6aiio eaiet s
QfDb.Wti.ex tutin"ad<htwenhe it was announced here yesterday by suggestions that an income tax
Four Months. turns "further information will be a Crusader representative, amendment to the state constitu-
given out if it does not interfere The chief purpose of the demon- tion be considered as a measure of
CHICAGO, April 1.- (P) - This with the progressof the case." stration will be to deliver to the school tax relief.
City of rare municipal paydays ex- Speculation as to the importance state representatives petitions sign- Three outstanding objections de-
pects to throw its red inkt bottles ofthe pdesveilopymht raged frhomed by several hundred thousand cit- veloped to the bills sponsored by
"Qthe ossibility that the authorities izens of voting age. These petitions Sen.- Norman B. Horton, adminis-
out of the window by mid-summer. - hoped to discover Charles A. Lind- designated as red, white and blue tration floor leader, providing for
Restoration of the City Govern- + bergh, Jr.. himself, abducted from petitions are directed toward pass- returning additional highway funds
ment's credit at the :banks, based (his home on the night of March 1, ing an amendment to the state con- to the counties, cities and villages.
largely on reorganization of the tax to the supposition that thef had stitution repealing the prohibition The first was that it will not pro-
assessment machinery o f Cook aroused new interest in the records enforcement act. Under the initia- duce the relief required by Oakland,
County, is held responsible for a of Betty Gow, Scottish nursemaid; tive and referendum laws of the Macomb, Berrien. Monroe and other
sudden and heartening shift in its Henry Johnson, her Norwegian state it is possible to amend the counties overburdened with Covert
financial fortunes. 1 friend, or Ollie Wheatley, English constitution by such a petition if road tax obligations.
Instead of being hopelessly mired butler in the Lindbergh home, approved by a majority of the vot- Advocates State Loan.
in salary debts to its own em- Burrage Has Clew. ers at a subsequent general state Sen. James Lawson, of Oakland,
ployees, Mayor Cermak ,declare. Meanwhile Norfolk (Va.) inter- election. protested that his county must
Chicago now is within four mQnths ! mediaries continued to express con- According to the representatives meet at once $1,800,000 of obliga-
of.'erasing this debt of more than fidence in their ability ultimately of the Crusaders and the local tions, has no funds with which to
$25,000,000-owed mostly to jschool to recover the child. workers in the National Women's do so and the state diversion plan
teachers, firemen and policemen. Rear Admiral Guy H. Barrage, Prohibition Reform organization, would yield only $828,704 of which
His optimistic forecast is based retired, one of three interventors in there are enough names on the pe- a substantial portion would be re-
on the comparative eagerness with the Southern city, announced there titions now to bring the proposed stricted to city use and could not
which banks purchased $4,500,000 had been a new development in repeal amendment to a vote. How- be used to retire Covert debts. He
worth of 1930 tax anticipation war- their operations since yesterday, ever, the drive to obtain names will advocated a state loan to Covert
rants within three weeks after J. but withheld an explanation of its go on so that the total presented afflicted eomuties, or else a plan
L. Jacobs, efficiency expert, took nature for the reason that publicity may be even more impressive, it which wou: permit refundingCov-
over the job of County tax asses- would "hinder negotiations." was said. ert bonds, with the state to pur-
sor. A house whose location was kept Anyone in Ann Arbor desiring to chase the refunding issue at a very
Jacobs, a non-political selection, secret was under guard by detec- take part in the trip to Lansing low interest rate.
replaced a fige-man board and im- tives in Philadelphia on the bare next week may do so by communi-
mediately took steps t o make chance that information relayed to j'cating with S. Beach Conger, '32,
drastic reductions in the levies for them by two Brooklyn private de- director of the University unit of
1931-32 --and lopped off 410 mem- tectives might produce a break inthCradrrgnatn.
bers of the assessing staff of 500 the case. Confidence as to the favorable
which functioned under the old Col. Schwarzkopf still refused to outcome of the repeal drive was ex-T
regime. take this angle seriously, saying pressed by all leaders of the local
Assessment rolls f o r 1928-29, that Philadelphia authorities had organizations yesterday.
which taxpayers protested as un- not passed on "any information of Questioned as to the results of
fair, are still in litigation, awaiting importance" and that he had no the campaign here, Conger said. Charge of Carlessness Hurled
decision by the Illinois Supreme knowledge of what this 'informa- "We have been surprised at the at Cattle Swine, and
Court. tion is presumed to be." number of signatures obtained in at t Sinan
Purchase of tax warrants by (districts usualy considered as fav- Sheep Industries.
banks, resumed wthin the last oring prohibition. Although all work
month, followed an 18-month per- ivers in Pittsburgh done has been accomplished by MOSCOW, April 1. - (P) - A
iod in which Chicago financial in- Approach Flood Level volunteers the results have been sweeping reorganization of Soviet
stitutions refused to buy such war- __ beyond all expectations, and we be- Russia's livestock and dairy indus-
'atsk because of the taxpayers' PITTSBURGHAril 1. - (/) -_!lieve the amendment will pass at tries including prosecution and dis-
r-ans bcaue o thetaxayes PTTSURGH Apil . -(iV thenex elctin."missal of scores of directors of state
"strike." xSwollen by rain and melting snd'w __thenextelection."breeding farms, has been decreed
With taxpayers, reassured by the I
change in the assessment system, in the upper valleys, the rivers are u ' by the council of peoples' commis-
paying their 1930 bills with en- creeping steadily toward flood stage lars, the central committee of the
couraging promptness, Mayor Cer- in Pittsburgh, causing barbor acci- i u communist party and the commis-
mak says there is "every reason dents. sha!nwri t for agriculture.
to believe" that the banks will FT The order, bearg the signatures
continue buying warrants up to the The mark at "The Point," there of Premier Molotof, Joseph Stalin
total amount available-$32,000,000P the Allegheny and Monongahela3 and M. Yakovev, coincides with.the
-which should take care of all 1 Rivers meet to form the Ohio, is -- presence here of Robert P. Lamont,
back and current salaries by July. 22.4 feet with indications that flood Ann Arbor Resident Shoots Self Jr., of the United States, who is
Reasons for the banks restored stage of 25 feet will be reached by With Revolver; Found considering an offer to undertake
confidence, Cermak says, are three- midnight.Rol n rehabilitation and development of
fold; the encouraging reaction of The top decks of the towboat A. by Patrolman. Soviet cattle breeding operations.
taxpayers to the promise of reduc- B. Sheets, were torn off when the The decree charges gross effi-
tions for 1931-32 bills; the reor- craft was swept beneath a bridge William Hagen, 31, 414 South ciency and carelessness in the cat-
ganization of assessment machin- approach. Two barges bearing steel First St., is in a serious condition at tIe, swine and sheep breeding trust
ery on a more business-like basis, and coke were swept over a dam St. Joseph's hospital after shooting and butter and chicken trusts and
and the actual start, last Jan. 1, by the current in the Monongahela . the State farms devoted to these
on collection of 1930 taxes. River. himself in the side with a revolverpu
late yesterday afternoon.p
THOUSANDS FLEE AS ITALIAN CITY Hagen had been out of work and' STUDENTS TO VISIT
. r ... - -.. - ..... .. ...wasr recently " wdivorced ,. -He- has a, r nMr V
Associated Press Photo.
Mary Blac wood of Alexandria,
La., was chosen "sweetheart" of
the University of Texas by popular,
student vote. .
DE VALERA WANTS
Irish President Says Its Removal
Best Peace Guarantee
DUBLIN, April 1.-(R)-The best
guarantee of civil peace in Ireland,
President Eamon de Valera told the
Associated Press today, is the inten- Blackenberg overtook Schmie-
tion of the present Free State gov- ler in the last few feet to take
ernment to abolish the oath of ( second place by inches.
allegiance to the British. crown.
"Irishmen don't adopt violent NEW HAVEN, Conn., April 1.-(I
methods to attain their rights any -Another weld's record, t h
more than any other people," he fourth in two days of competitic
msridh"nn anystheriev e thsein the national senior A.A.U. chan
said, "unless they believe that those pionships was shattered today I
right cannot be attained by any ihe New a.C.hat -rd a
other means. the New York A.C. 400-yard re
"The present government pro- The New York quartet, defendir
poses to remove the oath of alle- the title sped toward tee newdin
gance from the Constitution be- of 3:32.2 in the Yale pool to cl
cause in the past 10 years it has one-fifth of a second from- the
prevented the adoption of peaceful recently established world mark.
political methods by a considerable, Spence, Fissler Fast
section of the people. We believe J Shn, Fissl
this action will lead to internal Johnny Howland, George Fissie
peace." George Kojac and Walter Spe
The tall, slim leader of the Fian- comprising the New York team, s
na Fail took pains to point out that the new time in a preliminary he,
there was no disorder during the through the splendid. finishing e~
Easterwdemonstrationrbyuvarious forts of Spence, anchor man.
Easter demonstration by various! The Illinois A.C. team qualifi(
Irish Republican groups whose ac- for the finals by beating Yale i
tivities were under the ban of the inches for second place; althou
Cosgrave government . both teams were timed in 3:35.4.
"The fact that there -was no Besides New York. and Illino:
breach of the peace certainly is the Los Angeles A.C. and Nortl
evidence of the good sense of the western qualified for tonight's f
people," he said, "and it indicates enals
that all sections of the people real- Johnny Schmieler, of the Unive
ize their responsibilities as citizens." city of Michigan, was the day's ou
"Our policy itself," the president standing individual performer. I
replied, "is the best guarantee won his heat in both events
against strife," when asked if he qualify for the finals in the 22
had any guarantees that there rd free style and 220-yard brea
would be no civil strife. stroke.
__---Breast Stroke Titleholder Wins.
McCormick to Succeed Leoiard Spence, of the New Yo:
Crisler at Minnesota A.C., defending champion, won Y:
______heat. in the 220-yard breast strok~
MINNEAPOLIS,ApThe titleholder in the 220-yard fr
FrMcEomickApril 1 - p) - style,'Ahlbert Schwartz, of Illinois
Frank McCormick, who- locked up sC., did: riot defend.his crown.
his law library in South Dakota to CS d inler yesterday shattered n
return to coaching athletics, accep- =wld'sefr esrdayotheat00- a
ted appointment as athletic direc- ' receonly to see it brok
ftor at the University of Minnesota medleyagainii the finals by Claren
today. Bust ) Crabbe of the Los Angel
For two years he has been base- A C . The competition thus far al
ball coach and backfield coach in has posted anew world's mark f
football at Minnesota under Her- the 150-yard backstroke whi<
bert O. (Fritz) Crisler, whom he will went to Kojac k
succeed July 1. Crisler goes to
Princeton as head football coach.
McCormick will drop his career
as a lawyer which included three CO-eds Seek Mecy
years as assistant United States f ondemne e
district attorney for South Dakota.
SLOWLY SINKS INTO ANCIENT CAVES j
two-year-old son in his custody.
The bullet entered his side just
below the lungs. His condition was
unchanged late' last night, hospital
He was discovered by Patrolman |
Schmidt in a parked car on Brock-
man blvd:, south of the cut-off.
Schmidt removed him to St. Jo-
Wolverines Get Places
on All-Opponent Team1
MILWAUKEE, April 1. - ( P) -j
Only two teams out of the seven,
faced by the 1932 Marquette Uni-
versity hockey team, placed men onI
the all-opponent sextet selected by
T-TH n ,.,..ar
ON PO LIT ICAL OBSERVATION,
First-hand information on the ture is in special session,c
actual workings of state govern- Gov. Brucker to considerq
ments is in prospect for some 40 or of finance.
50 students in political science who-I
are taking the course in state gov- C. Williams Carpenter,
ernment. Wilbur Bohnsack, '34, are
WASHINGTON, April 1. --(
Four girl college students can
TRIP the capitol today to seek soME
tervention in behalf of the s
called by Negroes, sentenced to die Ma
questions for assaulting two white girl
'34, and The girls, Vassar and Well
students students, were sent by the nat
A trip to Lansing where observa-
tions of various departments of the
state government and branches of!
the legislature will be made is plan-
ed for next Wednesday. The stud-
ents making the trip will leave here
at noon, returning to Ann Arbor
Prof. James B. Pollock, of the po-
litical science department, and Mrs.
Pollock, will act as chaperons. Late
permission may be obtained by wo-
F men who plan to attend, Prof. Pol-
making arrangements for the trip.
Reservations for the trip may be
at the office of the political depart-
ment on the second floor of Angell
hall until 5 o'clock Monday after-
Garner to Ask Vote
on Filipino Freedom
WASHINGTON, April 1. - (P) -
committee for the Defense
ical Pricnras to urge mei
Congress to assist in obt:
review of the case by the
Chairman Norris, of the
judiciary committee, expre
terest in the matter and a
girls to furnish him a writt
They' had a long talk w
ator.Black, Alabama Demo