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VOL. XLII. No. 150
ANN ARBOR, MICHIGAN, SATURDAY, APRIL 30, 1932
CROSS IS ELECTED
TO HEAD MICHIGAN
Rehmus Becomes Vice-President;
Jocelyn Retains Post
RUTHVEN GIVES TALKI
University President Speaker
at Annual Reception
Dr. Arthur L. Cross, the Richard
Hudson professor of history in the
University, became president of the
Michigan Schoolmasters' club for
1932-33 at an election held yester-
day at the annual business meeting
in the Law building.
The administration of Professor
Cross folows that of C. S. Larzelere,
of Central State Teachers' college.
The meeting was part of the im-
portant Friday session of meetings,
which included the annual recep-
tion and dinner at 6 o'clock in the
League, at which President Ruth-*
ven addressed a group of 150
schoolmasters and their friends.
Principal Renamed to Post..
Principal Paul Rehmus, of Battle
Creek High school, was elected vice-
president of the organization at
the business meeting. He was form-
erly principal of the Tappan school
in Ann Arbor. Louis P. Jocelyn of
Ann Arbor High school retains the
office of secretary-treasurer, which
he has held for 35 years.
Lucille Mackenzie of Mount Clem-
ens High school was elected to the
executive committee for a three-
year term. Other members of the
committee completing their present
terms in office are Principal J. E.
Wellwood of Central High school,
Flint, and Assistant Principal C. S.
Cooke of the Cass Technical High
school, Detroit. Miss Mackenzie re-
placed Prof. D. L. Rich, director of
Officers and members of the club
consider yesterday's meeting one of
the best in the history of the club
which la organized at the Uni-
versit in 1886, according to Mr.
Jocelyn. The agenda of the meet-
ing was first printed on a postal
card; it now occupies 32 pages.
Discusses Adult Education.
Processes necessary to the edu-
cation of the adult were discussed
by President Ruthven last night in
an address entitled "Where Do We
Go From Here?" delivered at the
annual reception and banquet at
the League. He aserted that the
course of civilization is being
changed, and that persons believ-
ing that present conditions are
only temporary, and progress in
what was its normal sense will be
resumed, will shortly discover their
"We have been on a tack, but
now we are changing it and find
that the change is making the
going rough," he said. Progress, he
stated, may come through survival
of the fittest, but it will come less
expensively through knowledge.
He described the program of
adult education as one wholly de-
tached from entertainment and
requiring a continuous, intensive
study and objective thinking. The
thinking powers are acquired only
through the expensive method of
experience and the efficient method
of serious study, he asserted. The
specialist must gain a broad knowl-
edge, otherwise he will do more
harm than good in his own group.
Larzelere is Toastmaster.
Ex-president C. S. Larzelere acted
as toastraster at the function.
Many activities 'of organizations
whose meetings were correlated
with those of the Schoolmasters'
club also occurred yesterday. They
included the conferences of the
administrative teachers, art, biol-
ogy, business schools, commercial,
education, English, general science,
geography, home economics, junior
high school, mathematics, modern
language, music, physical educa-
research, school health, school lib-
rary, social science, and the speech
Mitchel Is Re-elected
Secretary of A.P.E.A.
Prof. E. D. Mitchel and R. W. Web-
ster of the intramural department
returned recently from Philadel-
phia where they were delegates to
the National Convention of the
American Physical Education Asso-
ciation. Mitchel was re-elected sec-
retary-treasurer of the organiza-
tion, the office he has held for the
New Attendance Mark May Be Set
at 1932 University Summer School
The 1932 Summer Session will sity which will, in general, open
equal if not exceed attendance of June 29, is the thirty-ninth session
other years, Dr. Edward H. Kraus, of the various schools and colleges.
'sWith two exceptions, the term will
dean of the session, stated yester- 'close Aug. 19. The Law School and
day. This announcement was the biological station will close at
prompted by the number of queries a later date.
so far received by Dean Kraus in 4 Per det i
his office in University Hall, which 4Today tC gradute school s theh
indicate, he said, a record enroll-I largest unit of the Summer Session.
mIn 1931 4,655 students wr Several years ago it was predomin-
but191,4,6th e s were en- ately undergraduate, but courses
rolled, but this year, Dean Kraus for teachers and other advanced.
said, the figure should reach close students have attracted a large
to 5,000, advancing several reasons number of candidates for high de-
for his optimism. se grees until, in 1931, 61 per cent of
Gives Reasons for Increase. the total number of students en-
"A great many factors are a basis rolled held college degrees. Of this
for increased attendance at summer number, 41 per cent were enrolled,
schools. Among them, the summer in the graduate school.
sessions afford unusual opportuni- Since the enrollment in summer
ty during the present period of is approximately half that of the,
economic stress to shorten the regular academic year, the demand'
period of study in calendar years. for all courses in the curriculum
Furthermore, in the field of teach- has grown unti the majority of
ing, master's and doctor's degrees subjects taught in the first and
are being required of those seek- second semesters is offered during'
ing new appointments and promo- the short term. Pointing to this:
tions. In other words, the .stand- increased demand, Dean Kraus'
ards, not only in teaching but in said it could be traced to the in-
other professions, are increasing fluence exerted by the University in
year by year. In addition, the su- planning instruction on a univer-
perior facilities of a teaching staff sity basis.
which the Summer Session pro- Growth Rapid Since 1918.
vides, indicates that the attendance I Of the 38 years the Summer Ses-
here this year will be as large-if sion has functioned, the rapid in-
not larger-than last year." crease in growth has come within
The summer term of the Unive - (Continued on Page 6)
Southpaw Jinx Hits Wolverines
and They Drop Contest
to Visitors, 5-1.
By Sheldon C. Fullerton'
That old southpaw jinx that has
bothered the Wolverines so much
in recent years rose up again yes-
terday in the person of "Lefty"
Neigenfind, and Michigan's baseball
team garnered only five bingles off
the Hilltopper hurler as Western
State sunk the Maize and Blue, 5-1,
on Ferry Field. Michigan will gor
down to Kalamazoo this afternoon
Oldfather Seeks Enlightened
Intolerance' to Bolster
Pleading for an "enlightened in-
tolerance" on the part of the pro-
fessional educators of America in
order to lift the country from the
"sheer sappiness" which he says it
has fallen into in recent years, Prof.
W. A. Oldfather, head of the classi-
cal department of the University
of Illinois, spoke on "Levels of Cul-
ture" in a University lecture deliv-
ered before the Schoqlmasters' club
HONOLULU, April 29.--)-
The four defendants in the Jo-
seph Kahahawai lynching case
were convicted tonight of man-
slaughter by a radically mixed
jury which asked leniency.
A loud sob broke from Mrs.
Thalie Massie, central character
in the unusual chain of circum-
stances surrounding the case,
when the first verdict was an-
nounced convicting Lieut. Massie,
The maximum penalty for
manslaughter is 10 years im-
prisonment. They were charged
with second degree murder which
calls for a penalty of 20 years to
life imprisonment. Judge Davis
ruled that the jury could find
not only a second degree murder
verdict but also manslaughter or
acquittal or for Massie, not guilty
by reason of insanity.-
GRADES NOT CHIEF
GOAL OF COLLEGE4!
CHAE POINTS OUT
[Ilinois President Gives Address
at Annual Convocations;
525 STUDENTS HONORED
Speaker Warns Against Seeking
Marks for Themselves and
More than 3,000 students, members
of the faculty, Michigan School-
masters' Club and the Parent-
Teacher Association packed Hill
auditorium yesterday morning to!
hear President Harry Woodburn
Chase of the University of Illinois
deliver the ninth annual Honors
Convocation address to be held on
the Michigan campus.
Included in the reserved section
at the convocation were approxi -
mately 525 University students who1
have distinguished t h e n s ~ a
through scholastic achievements
during the past year, including the
upper 10 per cent of the senior
class, freshmen and sophomores
with an average of half A, half B,
or better, and other students who
have received scholastic awards,
scholarships, and fellowships.
Winter Presents Dr. Chase.
Closing the events on the morn-
ing's program, which began at 11:00
o'clock, Prof. J. G. Winter, head of
the Latin department and director
of the division of Fine Arts, pre-
sented President Chase for the de-
gree of Doctor of Laws, after which
President Ruthven conferred the
In his convocation address, the
principal part of the morning's pro-
gram, President Chase lauded the
seniors and other honor students
for their scholastic achievements.
He warned them also against be-
coming' narrow-minded in their
With regard to the point of view
toward the end of education Presi-
dent Chase told the audience that
"we have set up so much machinery
that educational externals loom
very large, and the effective opera-
tion of the machinery comes too
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to Phi Beta Kappa;
48 Students Named
Election of 48 students-42seniors
ind six juniors-to Phi Beta Kappa
national honorary scholastic fra-
';ernity, was announced yesterday
it the ninth annual honors con-
Seniors elected were as follows:
Helen B. Aulph, Leonard Berman,
Julius C. Berstein, Violet G. Can-
berg, Carolyn M. Cook, Carroll C.
",urtis. Nanette M. Dembitz, Mar-i
win R. Dodson, Mark S. Donovan,
Emmett E. Eagan, Irving A. Fields,
Zreta Flinterman, Nathan Fred,
Ruth E. Dallmeyer.
John E. Glavin, jr., Dorothy Gold-
berg, William G. Gordon, Pauline
E. Grivling, Aileen E. Henricson,
Florence M. Hiscock, Charlotte H.
Hughson, Katherine D. Koch, Rich-
,rd W. Loveland, George W. Meyer,
Robert R. Miller, Wilber A. Meuhlig,
Jack G. Oatman, Charles A. Orr,
Elizabeth F. Osgood.
Pauline M. Picchiottino, Alton F.
Reeves, Ted Rickard, Winifred V.
Root, Francis F. Rosenbaum, Mar-
Sen. Smith W. Brookhart, Republican progressive of Iowa (left),
and Rep. Hamilton fish, Jr., Republican, New York, will debate here
July 11 in Hill auditorium on the recognition of Soviet Russia. Sen,
Brookhart favors recognition, while Rep. Fish, noted for his investiga-
tion of communistic activities in the Unted States, will, uphold tht
prepared to grab the return game Professor Oldfather, recognized as
and even the series at one victory one of the leading classical scholars
apiece. in the United States, brought out
Coach Ray Fisher crossed the in striking fashion his conception
dope by sending "Whitey" Wistert of the low cultural state of the
to the mound against the Teach- common man today in comparison
ers, but the husky sophomore twirl- with ihe high level of even the
er found difficulty i locating the slaves of ancient Greece and Rome,
plate and was shelled out i the He q u o t e d numerous extracts
fifth frame. After four runs had from common laborers' letters, bus-
crossed, the plate on four hits, a mess, and legal records, and epi-
taphs of antiquity, selected to give
Box Score on Page 3 ta broad cross-section of the mass of
written matter that has survived
walk, an error, and a hit batsman from that period, to support 'his
Harley McNeal took up the mound contention that even the lowly man
duties and held the visitors in of early days had a clarity of ex-
check throughout the remainder of pression and fineness of intellectual
the day. feeling far above his counterpart
Outside of the fifth inning, the of today.
game lacked much interest. Neigen- Attempting to bring out through
and was always ahead of the Mich- this comparison of the lesser level
igan batters, and managed to of society the differences between
scatter their five hits so they could ancient civilization and our own,
do little damage. Stan Waterbor Professor Oldfather reached the
played another nice game at short conclusions that "the common man
for the Wolverines, handling eight (Continued on Page 2)
chances without a slip, while Jack
Tompkins in center field pulled ffigh School Seniors
down five flies. Koch and Woods
were the outstanding defensive Present Molnar Play
stars for the Hilltoppers.
In this afternoon's game at Kala- "The Swan," by Ferenc Molnar
mazoo it is expected that "Lefty" will be presented by the senior class
McKay will take the mound for of Ann Arbor high school at 8:15
the Wolverines against another o'clock, tonight in the Lydia Men-
southpaw, Fred Black. With a left delssohn theatre.
hander working for Western State The play is a romantic comedy,
Braendle and Petoskey will again translated from the Hungarian into
play in the outfield in the places English by Melville Baker, and
of Ferguson and Artz, who play produced profesionally for the first
only against right handed pitching. time in America in Detroit.
BROOKHAR T, FISH TO DEBATE HERE
ON RUSSIA DURING SUMMER TERM
IQualifies in 880
at Drake Relays,
DES MOINES, April 29. - (A')-
Athletes of the Western Confer-
ence contributed three new marks
today in the opening of the 23rd
annual Drake relays.
Indiana's medley relay team
shattered the intercollegiate record
while Saling, University of Iowa
hurdler, and John Brooks, Chicago
university Negro broad jumper, set
new marks in their specialties. .I
Michigan won the fastest pre-
liminary heat in the 880 yard relay.
The team of Ellerby, Glading, De-
Baker, and Russell making 1:27.7.
Kansas was second. Nebraska and
Marquette won the other heats.
Brooks of Michigan qualified in
i the discus throw and the shot put.
Rhea of Nebraska made the best
distance, 50 feet % inch, in the shot
put, while Purma of Illinois led!
the discus qualifiers with a throw
of 144 feet, 4 inches.
The Hoosiers, anchored by the
:riving Henry Brocksmith, raced
the ten laps of the medley relay in
the time of 10:19.1, which bettered
by nine-tenths of a second the
intercolegiate mark made by a Yale
quartet in 1915. The old mark of)
10:21.6 was made by Iowa state
The start of the race scarcely
ndicated an easy Hoosier victory as
Martirh, running the first quarter,
was kept back in the field. Neese,
running the half mile lap, started
near the tail enders but finished
third and I,.'emp gave Brocksmith a
lead of 10 feet over Howery of
Notre Dame as they started the
Brocksmith was clocked in 4:17
and finished 120 yards ahead of the
Notre Dame star.
,rooks' performance in the broad
jump was the most surprising of
the day. He leaped 24 feet 3 and
3-8 inches to better the record set
by DeHart Hubbard of Michigan
f-illel to Give Play
Second Time Tonight
Hillel players, presenting "Death
Takes a Holiday," will repeat their
performance of last evening at 8:30
tonight at Laboratory theatre.
The play last night was attended
by a large audience and the results
of the performance were consider-
TO ATHLETIC BOARD,1
Smith to Fill Vacancy Caused
by Resignation of Ruthven;
Ira M. Smith, registrar of the Uni-
versity, yesterday was named to
the Board inrControl of Athletics
to replace President Ruth ven,
whose resignation yesterday was ac-
cepted by the Board of Regents at
its April meeting.
Registrar Smith will ofl*!.ially be-
come a member of the board May
31 and will serve for a term of two
years. At the same time, Prof. H.
C. Anderson and Prof. E. D. Mit-
chell, present members of the board.
were renamed by the Regents for
four year terrms. Professor Ander-
son is a member of the faculty of
the engineering college, while Pro-
fessor Mitchell is director of intra-
The Regents approved the plan
of the architectural college which
will. permit four weeks of instruc-
tion during the summer term,, and
named Prof. Walter V. Marshal
and Prof. George B. Brigham, 01
the college, to give instruction.
A gift of $1500 from the Carnegif
Institution of Washington to fur-
ther the biological studies of Fred-
erick M. Gaige director of Univer-
sity Museum of zoology and his as-
sociates at Yucatan was also an-
nounced by the Regents. A gift t
the School of Education consisting
of 600 books, the private library of
H. M. Slosson, former superintend-
ent of the Ann Arbor schools, wa
acknowledged by the Regents.
The requirements for a master'.
degree in the School of Music, be-
ginning with the Summer Session
were raised from 24 to 30 hours
while appointments to the ooard o.
governors of the League, Lawyers
Club and Betsy Barbour and Alum-
nae Houses were approved as fol-
League-Mrs. William Brown, re-
named for term of three years
Lawyer's Club-Prof. E. C. Goddard
of the Law school, and Harry C
Buckley, Detroit, two year terms'
Betsy Barbour-Miss Betsy Hayes
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CHICAGO, April 29.- (P)--Micke3
Walker won a ten. round decisior1
over King Levinsky tonight at thin
CONGRESSMEN TO DEBATE HERE
PRICE FIVE CENTS
Upholds State System
DECISION 2 TO 1
Debate Closes Season;
Backed by a cheering throng of
more than a thousand classmates
and friends, three Muskegon High
School debaters were handed the
state championship debating tro-
phy last night in Hill auditorium
after decisively downing the Oxford
debaters with a heavy barrage of
facts and figures to prove that a
system of unemployment insurance
should be adopted by the state of
Culminating a preliminary sea-
son of ten rounds of debates the
Oxford High School team consis-
ing of William Lockwood, Dorothea
Failing, and Gordon Thomas op-
posed the Muskegon team composed
of Kenneth Dryer, Harry Brats-
burg, and William Shorrock, Jr.
Prof. G. E. Densmore, of the speech
department and former manager of
the Michigan Debating League, pre-
sided, and a short speech of pre-
sentation was made' at the close of
the debate by Malcom W. Bingay
of the Detroit Free Press.
Security Point of Issue.
The controversial point of the de-
bate contered around the question
as to whether the working man suf-
fered from insecurity at the pres-
ent and whether unemployment in-
surance would bring about secur-
ity providing that such a condition
Dryer of Muskegon led the pro-
gram by quoting Stewart Chase
and Roger W. Babson as being ad-
vocates of the insurance plan.
also made the statement that ,n
insurance company both in New
York and in Michigan had definite-
y expressed the desire to write un-
;mployment insurance providing
in opportunity to do so presents
Miss Failing of Oxford, the only
voman to take part in the debate,
;ame forward next and attempted
;o show in a series of clear cut
tatements that the insurance plan
vas both impractical and unfaIr.
Fifty per cent of the concerns in
he country today are losing money,
vhich eliminates one of the sources
f revenue, she brought out.
Bratsburg Impresses Listeners.
Bratsburg of Muskegon, who gave
he best impression of the group
s a polished speaker, refuted the
rgument that business could not
tand the burden of the insurance
>lan by pointing to the fact that
usiness in the United States paid
ut more than sixteen billion dol-
ars a year in dividends. The plan,
iratsburg indicated, would also
reatly increase the buying power
jf the consumer.
As the second negative speaker,
Villiam Lockwood, Oxford, brought
ut the uncontested point that the
'lan which was being proposed
iould only affect half of the pres-
nt army of unemployed. Half of
he men out of work today, he said,
rould receive absolutely no benefit
rom such a system either because
hey lost their jobs through care-
ssness or inefficiency or because
hey were affiliated with an indus-
ry which did not come under the
William Shorrock, third affirma-
ive speaker with a ,high-pitched,
apid-fire delivery brought the vic-
ory to his table conclusively with
half dozen telling points. With a
ayment of only two per cent of
he wages of the worker and a pay-
lent of an equal sum. on the part
>f the employer, he stated, the
orkers out of employment could
enefit to the extent of a forty per
ent return. .
Oxford Debator Final Speaker.
The final speaker of the debate,
Jordon Thomas of Oxford, admit-
ed that there was a problem to
.olve, but expressed himself as be-
ieving that the insurance plan
vould only increase the dissatisfac-
ion of the worker as it had in
Ingland, according to his claim. He
;uggested another plan of meeting
BL.es the participants of to-
nights debate, Mt. Clemens High
and Pontiac High were awarded
ENDORSEMENT OF UNIVERSITY CAMP
RECEIVED FROM FACULTY., ALUMNI
A debate between two members
of Congress and a lecture by a fam-
ous polar exlporer have been added
to an already diversified program
arranged for the summer session
of the University of Michigan.
On the night of July 11, Senator
Smith W. Brookhart, progressive
Republican of Iowa, and Hamilton'
Fish, Jr., member of the House of
Representatives from New York,
will debate on the question of
recognition by the United States of
Soviet Russia. Two weeks later, on
July 25, Capt. Donald B. MacMillan,
Arctic explorer, will tell of his ex-
periences in 24 years of -Arctic
exnlorations and will show the
vestigate Communistic activities in
the United States, wil oppose recog-
nition of Soviet Russia.
Representative Fish, a member
of the foreign affairs committee of
the House, was graduated from
Harvard in three years with a cum
laude degree. At Harvard, he was
captain of the football team. He
served three terms in the New York
assembly, and in the World War
was decorated with the croix de
guerre.. He was also chairman of
the subcommittee of the first Amer-
ican Legion convention in 1919 that
wrote the preamble to the Legion
Captain MacMillan first entered
Full support of faculty men and
many prominent alumni will be
thrown behind the University Fresh
Air Camp drive, sponsors of the
camp announced yesterday, as the
plans for the annual "tag day" got
Endorsements of the camp, which
is sponsored by the Student Chris-
tian association, were received
from President Ruthven, Prof. F.
N. Menefee, of the engineering
school; L. C. Reimann, co-founder
of the camp; A. D. Jamieson, C.C.E.,
'10, vice-president of the Union
Guardian Trust Co., of Detroit; G.
W. Gillis, B.L. '96, president of the
Edson, Moore and company, De-
"that this camp has been success
fully carried on for a period o:
Professor Menefee, chairman, ir
speaking about the camp, said, "Ii
is organized to do two things: First
it renders a much-needed socia'
service to underprivileged boys by
bringing them into personal contact
with college men interested in their
welfare; and second, it gives under-
graduate, college men an oppor-
tunity to understand boys from the
crowded centers of the cities and
to give them training in meeting
"It has given hundreds of under-
priveleged boys from the' crowded
city areas," said Reimann, "the