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VOL. XLII. No. 142 SIX PAGES ANN ARBOR, MICHIGAN, THURSDAY, APRIL 21, 1932 WEATHER: Cloudy, possibly rain.


Scientists Discuss C o 11a p s e
Method of Treating
Dr. Alexander Presents NewI
Method of Handling
Specific Cases.
Curing pulmonary tuberculosis by;
collapsing the patient's lung has'
ben developed to a point where it
is now estimated that more than
ten per cent of the cases suffering
from this form of the disease can
safely be treated by surgical meth-
ods, it was brought out at the con-

Eight Injured in Fire

vention of thoracic surgeons which
closed here yesterday after a three-
day session of papers and clinics.<
Four of the more advanced meth-
ods of collapse therapy occupied ' Associated Press Photo
the greater part of the delegates'
attention.Those methods are: re- One man was killed and eight
moval of a nerve in the neck of the others injured at Omaha, Neb.,
patient which paralyzes the dia- when exploding grain dust and a
phram and so collapses the lung; resulting fire wrecked a tower of
removal of the ribs to allow the the Allied grain mills, which was
lung to be collapsed; applying con- grinding wheat into feed and flour
tinuous pressure on the lung by ar- for the Nebraska-South Dakota
Vificial means; and the cutting of drought area. Loss was estimated
certain muscles which control res- at $350,000.
pirnation. f---fTl
Tuberculosis Cuee Announced.
meeting was the explanation of the A U 11
cure of a patient suffering from
tuberculosis in both lungs. Dr. Duff
Allen of St. Louis reported this T BE L S I1
case; %the repot was received with ,_
great enthusiasm by members of Right to Drive for Recreational
the society who hailed it as the
outstanding contribution of the Purpose Will Not Depend
meeting. on Scholastic Rating.
The presentation by Dr. John _
Alexnder, of the department of The privilege of driving a car
surgery, of his newlobectomy, a
unipe' method of removing a dis- during the 1932 Summer session for
eased lobe of the lung developed by recreational purposes will not de-
him at the University hospital, was pend on scholastic standing, it was
also received by the meeting as a announced yesterday by Walter B.
contribution of unusual significance. Rea, assistant to the dean of stu-
Dr. Alexander's method includes dents. In other respects the regula-
effecting a number of adhesions tion will be identical with that in
within the thoracic cavity prior to effect last year, he said.
the actual operation of removing Complete exemption from the rul-
the diseased lobe. ing, and consequent freedom to
Describe Rare Cancer Operation. drive without University supervi-
Dr. Edward D. Churchill of Bos- sion, will be based on four consider-
ton described in a paper his results ations, as outlined in the announce-
in an attempt to remove a cancer ment for the Summer session.
from the lung. The operation has Students exempt from the auto
been tried relatively few times, it ban include those who in the aca-
was learned. demic yea are engaged in profes-
Dr. Frederick A. Coller, head of sional pursuits, as, for example,
the department of surgery, and Dr. teachers, lawyers, physicians, den-
Walter G. Maddox presented a tists, and nurses; those attending
paper in which the problem of the the Public Health institutes; those
loss of water from the patient's sys- who are 28 years of age or over;
tom during an operation was con- and those who have a faculty rank-
sidered. This discussion was pre- ing of teaching assistant or its
pared with reference to surgery in equivalent.
general as well as to the operations Special permission. and driving
which involved the thoracic cavity. permits according to Rea, may be
Dr. Alexander was assisted in his secured from the dean of students
clinical demonstrations by Dr. Cam- by other students not exempt, for
cron Haight, Dr. Duane Carr, and participation in outdoor sports such
Dr. J. Dewey Bisgard. Dr. Paul S. as golf, tennis, and swimming.
Barker, of the department of in- Others whose circumstances make
ternal medicine. Dr. John Barn- it necessary for them to drive cars
well also presented a paper. may receive permits also, Rea said.
At the session held yesterday "Our jurisdiction," he said, "will
morning, it was decided to hold the depend largely on the merits of
next meeting of the society May 2 individual cases. It is very difficult
and 3, 1933, in Washington, D. C. to make blanket regulations in
matters of this sort; consequently
Aeronautics Articles we interview all students who wish
to apply for permits and make our
to Appear in Technic decisions largely on the basis of the
--impression of the student that we
Featured in the April issue of the gain in this manner.
Michigan Technic, which goes on "The dean wishes it to be par-
sale next Monday, Tuesday and ticularly understood that students
'Wednesday, will be three articles who have been enrolled in the regu-
on entirely different subjects em- lar session either here or at some
bracing the fields of aeronautics, other school are not eligible for
private property and a biography permits unless other considerations
on Prof. Thomas M. Cooley. merit such action."
"No Landing Fields" is the title
of the aeronautics article written Youth Admits Taking
by Richard Cogger a n d Robert
Hayes, both junior engineering stu- Glider Society Car
dents. Walter Sadler, assistant pro-
fessor of civil engineering, is the An 18-year-old Jackson y o u t h
auto author of "Law Governing Pri- who was arrested yesterday by of-
vate Property." ficers in that city, admitted that he

Senate Banking Committee Sets
Stage for Final Testimony
in Investigation.
House Body Goes Forward With
Huge Omnibus Bill to Curb
Government Costs.
WASHINGTON, April 20.-(/P)--
The stage was set today for the
denouement in the Senate banking
committee's investigation of bear
raiding on Wall Street with the su-
den summoning under subpoena of
a score of brokers.
Without warning, agents of the
committee moved on the New York
financial district and ordered heads
of some of the largest firms to tes-
tify tomorrow on the administra-
tion's charges that professional
bears have destroyed stock prices
for their own gain.
While this scene provided the
dramatic on capitol hill, the House
ecenomy committee drove onward
in an effort to complete by tomor-
row night a huge omnibus bill to
curtail sharply governmental out-
Plan to Save Millions.
Provisions affecting World War
veterans that had been estimated
to save $28,000,000 were eliminated.
Other of President Hoover's pro-
posals to slash the cost of the vet-
erans' administration $30,000,000
were approved. The group also
agreed to vote finally tomorrow on
whether the chief executive shall
have authority to reorganize cer-
tain governmental activities along
lines devised upon by Congress.
Veterans legislation also continu-
ed to occupy the House ways and
means committee, which is consid-
ering proposals to expand the cur-
rency and cash adjustment service
certificates. As opponents pushed
their testimony against the pay-
ment, House leaders who have al-
igned themselves with the oppo-
sition were looking favorably to-
ward a cut in loan charges to the
This plan, which Rep. Patman
(D., Tex.) said would be unaccept-
able as a compromise, contemplates
restoration in part if not in whole
of the maturity values of the bonus
certificates that have been whit-
tled away by unpaid interest on
Sigma Rho Tau Team to Opposc
City College Orators
Tonight at Union.
Sigma Rho Tau, engineering for-
ensic society, will engage the De-
troit City College chapter of the
same organization in a debate to-
night at 7:45 in room 302 in the
Union. The Michigan debaters will
take the negative side of the ques-
tion, Resolved: that the immediate
completion of the St. Lawrence
waterway project is feasible.
City college will be represented by
Harold Tapert, Norman B r o w n,
Lewis Larimee, and Earl Baker, al-
ternate. The local team will be
composed of E. L. Fairchild, '32E,
B. C. Coats, '32E, D. F. Bleil, '32E,
and R. L. Gillilan, '34E.j

Sigma Rho Tau will send a team
to Detroit, Saturday, April 23, to
meet their chapter at Detroit In-
stitute of Technology. This debate,
which will also concern the water-
way question, will be held in the
Y. M. C. A. auditori um. B. D.
Schroeder, '33E, E. A. Kazmark,
'33E, J. D. O'Brien, '34E, R. L. Price, I
'33E, and R. G. Finch,. '34E, have
been named to take the affirmative
side for the Michigan chapter.
Senior Canes Must Be
Ordered by Saturday
Orders for senior canes for all
of the schools and colleges of the
University must be placed by the
end of the week, Jay Sikkenga, '32,
chairman of canes for the literary
school, stated yesterday. The canes
may be ordered at the Wagner
clothing store on State street.
The cane chosen hv the literar

Professor's Daughter
and Freshman Elope
Using the bride's father's carj
to elope, Mary Louise Worey, '34
daughter of Professor and Mrs.
John Worley, and James S. Sym-
ons, Jr., '35, of Saginaw were
married yesterday afternoon at
Angola, Indiana.
The bride's parents and Jean-
ette Detwiler, a sorority sister of
Mrs. Symons, received telegrams
last night telling them of the
wedding and stating that the
couple would return some time
next week. Professor Worley said
that they would probably go to
Chicago before returning to the
According to Professor and Mrs.
Worley, who had no knowledge
of the couple's plans, they bor-
rowed the Worley car shortly
after 1 o'clock yesterday after-
noon and left for Indiana. After
the marriage ceremony they noti-
fled their parents and friends
and lft Angola.
The news of the wedding came
as a complete surprise to friends
and relatives. The elopement
brought the number of marriages
announced by University students
for the past week to three, the
two other couples being Mr. and
Mrs. James W. Bishop and Mr.
and Mrs. Wilbur Blair.'
Local Youths Run Into Car;
Abbot Boy Receives
Broken Back.
Floyd Abbott, son of Horatio J.
Abbott of 2010 Devonshire Road,
and Floyd Bressler, 20, of 324 S.
Fourth Ave., were injured last night
when the motorcycle on which they
were riding collided with a car
driven by Prof. Edwin C. Goddard,
member of the law faculty of the
Abbott, who was driving the mo-
torcycle, Teceived a broken back
and leg injuries; Bressler, sustain-
ed minor injuries and cuts on the
legs but received no broken bones.
The accident occurred at the cor-
ners of Forest and Hill Streets at
about 7 o'clock in the evening. The
Goddard sedan was tuning the
corner to go north on Forest when
the motorcycle, coming west on Hill
Street, ran into the rearofsthe car.
Both of the young men were im-
mediately rushed to St. Joseph's
I Mercy hospital, where Abbott was
taken directly to an operating room.'
Reports issued late last night stat-
ed that Bressler's injuries were not
of a serious nature and that Abbott
would probably recover.
Group Tries to Make
Examinations Easier
A cribbing service for Michi-
gan undergraduates may be in-
auigurated on the campus in the
near future.
The Princeton Alumni Weekly
yesterday said that an organiza-
tion had been formed which
would "raise college cribbing to
the position of a major indus-
try," according to the Associated
Press, by supplying undergrad-
uates with a four-year set of
essays for $100 cash.
A representative of the com-
pany has visited the Princeton
campus as well as Yale and
Harvard in an effort to obtain

testimonials for the service.E
These will be used to drum up
business in mid-western univer-
A definite movement toward the
folk drama is evidenced in the play
writing of today in the opinion of
Prof. Kenneth T. Rowe, of the Eng-
lish department who commented
yesterday on the three negro plays
written by Miss Doris Price, Grad.,
which will be given tomorrow night
in the laboratory theatre. Profes-
sor Rowe stated that these plays
were drawn from perhaps the rich-
est folk background in the country,
the lives of the negroes in the
Such plays as "Porgy," ''Green
Grow the Lilacs," and "Green Pas-
tures" illustrate this tendency in
the current drama, he brought out.

Crowd Cheers as Confident3al
Note' Is Destroyed
by Witness.
States That She Had Undergone
Mental Examination
Last Summer.
HONOLULU, April 20.-(T)-In
the white heat of anger, Mrs.,
Thalia Massie destroyed on the
witness stand today a paper hand-
ed her by Pros-cutor John C. Kelley
which allegedly contained evidence


Jack Rosevear

that she once had said there was'
a rift between her and her hus-
band, Lieut. Thomas H. Massie.
The outburst came after Mrs.

Gridiron Dance Artist

Massie had told, between showers Specialty Numbers by Gorrell's

Action Announced as
Attorney Threatens
$100,000 Suit.
Former Editor Refuses
to Comment; Friends
Deny Agreement,
NEW YORK, April 20.-/P2)-
Reed Harris, expelled editor of
the Columbia University student
daily, was reinstated to his classes
today, and then immediately re-
The action was announced by
Associate Dean Nicholas Mc-
Knight and followed a statement
by Harris' attorney, Rayrmond L.
Wise, that he was ready to serve
papers in a $100,000 breach of
contract suit against the univer-
The youthful editor, who wrote
caustic criticisms of intercollegi-
ate football and charged the uni-
versity dining hall was run for
personal profit, was expelled April
1. Protesting students later de-
clared a strike, stayed #away from
classes for a day and congregated
in mass meetings on the library
steps, where eggs and fists vied with
oratory of opposing factions.
Hawkes in Europe.
Dean Herbert E. Hawkes, who ex-
pelled Harris, now is in Europe. The
McKnight statement said:
"University authorities fully sus-
tained Dean Hawkes in his action"
and declared the Harris case "did
not come within the principles of
free speech and freedom of the
The statement said Harris had
voluntarily submitted to D e a n
h Hawkes a satisfactory apology for
his letter of April 6, replying to the
dean's demand for explanation of
the dining hall charges.

of tears, of the criminal attack
upon her, in which Joseph Kaha-1
hawai, lynching victim, allegedly
had participated. Mrs. Massie had
been called as the final defense
witness in behalf of Massie and
three others accused of the killing.
Tears Up Paper.
The prosecutor asked her if she
always had been kind and consid-
erate, to which she replied yes. He
then asked if she had taken the
psychopathic examination at the
University of Hawaii last summer,
and again she replied affirmatively.
Then Kelley handed her the
paper. "Is that your writing?" he
She gazed at it for a moment
and then with eyes blazing said,
"This is a confidential paper be-
tween me and a physician. Where
did you get it?"
"I am asking, not answering the
questions," Kelley said.
Mrs. Massie tore the paper to
"I refuse to answer," she said.
The destruction of the paper was
followed by the applause of spec-
In a voice shaking with anger,
Judge Davis lectured the audience
for demonstrating when Mrs. Mas-
sie was testifying. Then he ad-
iourned court until tomorrow morn-

Pianist Are Planned
for Grid Party.
Jack Rosevear, prominent dance
pianist and specialty players, will
feature the music of Ray Gorrell's
orchestra, of Detroit, which will
play for the Gridiron dance Friday
night, it was learned yesterday.
The Gorrell band, which is under
contract with Sigma Delta Chi,
professional journalistic fraternity
which is sponsoring the dance, to
play from 9:30 until 2:00 o'clock,
is reputed to be among the best or-
ganizations of its type in the Mid-
dle West.
Members of the ticket committee
for the dance were elated last
night over the rapidity with which
tickets for the affair have been
sold. In spite of the fact that the
sale was restricted to an invitation
list of campus leaders until the ma-
jority of those on the list had re-
sponded, it was said yesterday that
the only tickets still remaining for
sale were a few which members of
the committee had not yet checked
in to George A. Stauter, chairman
of the committee.
Preparations to decorate the edi-
torial rooms of the new Publica-
tions building, where the dance is
to be held, were going forward yes-
terday under the direction of Ken-


ing. neth Yourd, '33, chairman of the .rris eclinedto comment,bt
decorations committee. Yourd de- his friends said he had apologized
clared that the motif for the party only for the "tone" of his letter.
Intramural Baseball will center about huge caricatures They said that the resignation was
Begun by Fraternities of past holders of the Oil Can, not by agreement with University
which is awarded by Sigma Delta authorities, put that the editor has
Several close battles featured the Chi annually to a faculty member, said repeatedly since his expulsion
opening of the Intramural softball together with the title "Loquacious he would resign if reinstated.
leagues yesterday. Delta Phi de- Lubricator."
feated Alpha Kappa Lambda, 7-6, Carl S. Forsythe, '32, president of
in the hardest fought game on the the fraternity, said last night that j
afternoon's program. Another close he has every reason to believe the U IM 'W L
contest was between Chi Psi and | dance will be a success. "We have
Sigma Alpha Mu, which the former sold tickets only to student leaders
won 8-6. on the campus and personal friends
Lambda Chi Alpha turned in the of Sigma Delta Chi members, and
most decisive triumph, taking the are assured of having an exclusive,
measure of Phi Mu Delta, 29-6. intimate party." To Review Medical Progress
Complete results follow: of Past Fifty Years
Delta Phi 7, Alpha Kappa Lamb- 1 1at Celebration.
da6 T
Phi Kappa Sigma 16, Psi U 15 ' Thepast fifty years in the pr-
Delta Tau Delta 18, ATO 5 ;T'cps of medical science will be
Sigma Chi 25, Phi Kappa Tau 12 I completely reviewed at the fiftieth
DKE 13, Theta Delta Chi 8 INOUmp I IUUIII nniversary celebration of Nu Sig-
Chi Psi 8, Sigma Alpha Mu 6 1nvrayclbaino uSg
Pi Lambda Phi 19, Chi Phi 11
Delta Sigma Pi 6, Delta U 4 Present Californa E x e c u t i v c will commence today and continue
remdKpa7,et g- sF thl eforia e cWutiefor the rest of the week here,. Em-
Phi Lambda Kappa 17, Delta Sig- Is Fourth Before Whom inent physicians including Dr. Wil-
SigmaNu 9, Pi Kappa Alpha Case Has Been Tried. iam Mayo of Rochester, Minn., Dr.
S Ph NuChi , PiGappa DAlha 52_C C. Bafour also of Rochester,
Phi Chi 5, Phi Gamma Delta 2 SAN FRANCISCO, Cal., April 20. lbean Joseph L. Miller of Rush mod-
Phi Sigma Kappa 9, Beta Theta -(/P)-Within San Quentin sea- cal college in Chicago, and Dr. L.
Tau Delta Phi 22, Theta Xi 7 splashed walls near here, Toni . Barker of Johns Hopkins will be
Phi Kappa Psi 9, Theta Chi 6 Mooney today went about his daily Ipresent to take part in the speeches
Alpha Sigma Phi 15, Kappa Delta chores outwardly unconcerned that and clinics which will attract not
Rho 1 a decision will be announced to- only Nu Sigma Nu members but
Mu' morrow on his 15-year fight for other doctors as well from many
Delta 6. freedom and exoneration. parts of the country.
D Mooney was convicted in 1917 for The most outsanding event of to-
the bombing of the 1916 San Fran- day's program will be a public lec-
KGROUND SHOWN I cisco Preparedness parade. The toure at 8 o'clock in the Mendelssohn
, conviction brought pleas from men { heatre. "Fifty Year' Progress in
S, PROF. ROWE SA YS I of prominence t h r o u g h o u t the internal Medicine" will be the sub-
world for his release. ;ect of the address which will be
as those written by Yeats, Synge, Gov. James Ralph, jr., will answer delivered by Dr. Barker. This meet-
and O'Casey would have been what Mooney's appeal for a full and un- ing will also be addressed by Presi-
they are had they been written by conditional pardon sometime after (tent Alexander G. Ruthven who
Englishmen. noon tomorrow. will extend the official welcome or
In discussing the actual plays of To reach his decision the present the University. Dr. Fredrick G.
Miss Price, Professctr Rowe says, 'chief executive of California, the ' Novy, chairman of the executivQ
"'The Bright Medallion' is a rather fourth before whom the historic committee of the medical school,
long one act play, with complicated case has been fought, appointed a will preside.
structure afid twenty four charac- body of advisors who have deliber- At 2 o'clock today clinics will be
ters. One of its attractions is the ated on the case for three months. given at the hospital by Dr. M. A.
sense of richness and variety which Blankenhorn, professor of clinical
is conveys." One of the purposes Dean Bates Speak medicine at western reserve uni-
of the author in writing the dra- versity and Dr. D. C. Balfour of
ma was to bring out as many char- in All-Campus Forum thn Mayo clinic.
acteristics of the negro race as was _ _At a 6 o'clock dinner a number
possible within the limits which Dean Henry M. Bates of the Law of well known medical men will be
the one act form imposed, Profes- school will discuss "Liberalizing In- ai hand, it is expected. Dr. W. A.
sor Rowe explained. I fluences of the Supreme Court," at Evans, editor of the healt# column
With regard to the staging of the 14:15 todahv in Natura1 rnene auri- of the Chicno nail Trihiivip ,mri

Three Crash Victims
Are Recovering Here
Three of the four University stu-
dents injured when au automobile
in which they were returning after
Spring vacation was wrecked near
South Bend, Ind., were recovering
last night.
John W. Bouret, Grad., who sus-
tained back injuries, was resting
better last night, according to doc-

University Glider society, as well as
breaking into and robbing the Ma-
sonic Temple and Elks' home here
the night of April 14.
Jackson officers, in their com-
munication to Chief Thomas M.
O'Brien, said that the youth, whose
name was not disclosed, had stolen
a car in Jackson.

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