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ANN ARBOR, MICHIGAN, THURSDAY, MAY 19, 1932.

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IN KIDNAP HOAX1
AS~AILSALLIE
Scores Dobson-Peacock
for Encouraging Him
in Fake Hunt.
WAIVESHEARING
Norfolk 'Intermediary'
Charges Accomplice
SoughtPublicity.
1OPEWELL, N.J., May 18.--
(l)-Full glare of the Lindbergh
murder hunt put John Hughes
Curtis in a jail cell tonight and
reflected new light on activities
of Dean It. Dobson-Peacock, his
associate in the baby negotiations
which the boat builder confessed
he "faked."
Their garage and the estate of
Col. Charles A. Lindbergh was
transformed into a court room
for the arrangement of the Curtis
trial-one of the closing chapters
of the cdranatic mystery by which
the famous flier and countless oth-
ers were given hope of finding his
son alive long after the infant had
ben slain.
Curtis Scores Allies.
flut before he waived a hearing
on a charge of giving false infor-
mation and started for jail in the
default of $10,000 bail, Curtis voiced
scathing criticism of his Norfolk,
Va., allies.
Curtis said that he carried on
"because I had been continuously
urged and encouraged by Dean H
Dobson-Peacock, who was enjoying
the publicity he was getting out
of the newspapers.-
Wanted Publicity..
"I know from my experience with
the Dean," concluded Curtis, "that
the only interest he had throughout
the entire matter was one of satis-
fying his desire for publicity and
the more that he got the btter he
liked it."
At another point Curtis said,
"Many of the stories manifactured
by Peacock were untrue and he had
a knowledge of their untruthful-
ness at the time he released them
for publication."
PROPOSAL REFUSED

POPE POINTS OUT E
ANARCHY: URGE
VATICAN CITY, May 18.-(P)-I
Pope Pius XI, in an encyclical issued
today, called the world to prayer,
penance and mortification to save
itself from "the perils of terror-
ism and anarchy" and "the still
graver evils that are threatening."
For this purpose he set aside a
period of eight days for "repara-
tion" on the octave of the feast of
the sacred heart, beginning June 3.
He adjured the faithful to ab-
stain during the eight days "at
least from entertainments a n d
amusements however lawful" and
urged that "those in easier circum-
stances" give to the poor "the pro:
coeds of this retrenchment."
. In the encyclical, entitled "Char-
itas Christi"-Christ's Charity-he
lists the causes of the present
"evils that are crushing human-
ity." ,
They are, he said, greed, the ac-
cumulation of the wealth of na-
tions in the hands of a small
SCHOOLREAR DEATH

VILS OF GREED,
ES DAYS OF PRAYER
S group of individuals, exaggerated
nationalism, unequal distribution ofj
wealth, Communism and "the re-

New Business Head
Appoints Gargoyle
Men for Next Year

I

volt of man against God. 'Senior and Junior appointments
Mutual Distrust. to the business staff of the Gar-
From greed, he said, arises "the goyle as announced yesterday by
mutual distrust I h a t casts a Wiflam F. Elliott, new business
mlLager, are:
blight on all human dealings." I";1 L. Ross Bain, '33, Gary, Ind., as-
reiterated the words of St. Paul: sistant business manager; Wilbur F.
"The desire of money is the ro(t Blinsack, '34, Chicago, publication
of all evils." manager; Seymour I. Caplan, '34,
.g o Detroit, circulation manager; L. R.
Turning the poit of his (i'i- Morgan, LaGrange, Ga., accounts
cism equally upon Communists and manager; John S. Howland, '34, Des
speculators, the pontiff said a Moines, Iowa, and George J. Lam-
small group of holders of the brecht, '34, Detroit, local advertis-
world's wealth "manipulate the ing managers; and William B. Mar-
-1. shall, '34, Cleveland, foreign adver-

GOETA LJUNGBERG,
SWIEOISH SOPRANO,
Noted Woman Vocalist to Make
American Festival Debut
in Second Concert.
LAUDED BY CRI1ICS
Gradova, Pianist, Gives Opening
Recital With Hadyn
Oratorio.

CONCERT STAR

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iuu Kets of Le wor i aL t eir own
caprice to the immense harm of i
the masses."--
"Even those very few," he ad- Nw Daily B
ded, "who with their speculations Selects Beg
were and are in great part a causel
of so much woe, are themselves
quite often the first and most no- Harry Begle
toirious victims, dragging lown plited credit
with teiiiselves into he abyss the Daily last nigi
fortunes of countless others." der, '33, newly
"Profiting by so much economic manager. 'Th
distress," lie added, "and so much will take the p
moral disorder, the enemies of all ant business
social order, be they called con- announced. Ot
munists or any other name, boldly will be made ii
set about breaking through every
restraint.

usiness Manager
gley as Assistant
y, '33, was ap-
manager of The
lit by Byron Vee-
selected business
e credit manager
lace of the assist-
manager, Vedder
ther appointments
ii the near future.

Goeta Ljungberg, the Swedish
soprano, and outstanding artist of
this year's May festival, will makeI
her American festival debut tonight Gisoet Ijnbrg, st ay c
in Hill Auditorium. Miss Ljungberg tist of the current May Fe
who reached New York only a short who will appear on tonight'
time ago, unheralded and practi- aI_____uoi
cally unkown, has in less than four }
ioonths achieved a reputation asI
one of the leading wonien voeTliUstU
in the world,
Miss Ljungberg, ,according to the
glowing accounts that have preced-
ed her to Ann Arbor,' possesses, in
addition to an exceedingly well- Berne Gustafson, Cut by
trained and thoroughly delightfulI
voice, an appearance in which are During Fall Games, Now
combined rare beauty and a most University Hospital.
effective dramatic anneal. A recent -

ing ar-
estival,
s pro-
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Dr. Stanley, Famous

Composer

and Conductor, Suffering
From Diabetes.

Dr. Albert A. Stanley, professor,
and musical director emeritus and
an important instrumentality in the
organization of the School of Music,.
last night was near death of sugar
diabetes.
Imminent death for him was seen
last night by his physician, Dr.
James F. Breakey. Dr. Stanley is
81 years old.
Conductor, composer, and au-
thority on musical instruments, Dr.
Stanley was for many years an im-
portant figure in various national
and international musical groups.
He represented America at several
I international congresses.
Coming to the University as pro-
fessor of music in 1888, Dr. Stanley
soon assumed the position of mus-
ical director. He immediately began
to weld together many musical-ac-
tivities of the community and Uni-
versity, so that the musical society,
existant since 1779, took on a pro-'
gressive policy.
He figured largely in the organ-
ization of the School of Music in
the early '90's, and developed the
first May Festival in 1894. He con-
tinued in the capacity of musical
director until 1921, when he resign-
ed.
Born in 1851 in Providence, Rhode
Island, of old New England stock,
Dr. Stanley spent four years of his
youth, from.1871-75, studying music
in Europe. In the interval between
his European sojourn and his com-
ing to the University, he held var-
ious professional positions in this
country.
BERGMAN UPHOLDS
PA C IF ISTI C AIMS
Denounces Propaganda of War
Department Before League
for War Resistance. 0

Communism Is Evil.
"This is the most dreadful evil
of our times, for they destroy ev-
ery bond of law, human or divine;
they engage openly and in secret
in a relentless struggle against
God himself. They carry out the
diabolical program of wresting
from the hearts of all, even from
children, all religious sentiment,
for well they know that when once
belief in God has been taken from
the heart of mankind they will be
entirely free to work out their will.
"Thus we see today what was
never before seen in history -the
satanical banners of war against
God and against religion brazenly
unfurled to the winds in the midst
of all peoples and ill all p:rLs of,
the earth."
REPARATIOS TOE
Political, Historical, Econonuc
Aspects to Be Discussed
by Faculty Men.
"Reparations, from the Political,
Historical, and Economical As-
pects," will be the theme of a Hillel
foundation open forum to be held
at 8 o'clock Sunday night in Nat-
ural Science auditorium.a
Professors Preston W. Slosson of
the history department, James K.
Pollock of the political science de- .
partment, and Leonard L. Watkins
of the economics department will
address the forum, which is being
held in view of the reparations con-
fernee in June. Its purpose is to
give the average person a basic
knowledge of the subject of repara-
tions from its three major stand-
points, acording to Irwin Hirch, '32,
who is in charge of the program.
Prof. Slosson, who will speak on
"A Historian Looks at the Repara-
tions Question," was member and
librarian of the American delega-
tion to the Versailles peace confer-

WOLVE NE1TMEN TIE
NOTHWE[STERN3.
Ryan, Snell, and Reindel Win;
Weakness in Doubles Offsets
Brilliant Singles Play.
(!esi o '('hc Daily)
EVANSTON, Ill., May 18.-Mich-
igan's old weakness at doubles play
allowed the strong Northwestern.
tenis t('ami to earn a 3-3 tie, after
the Woilverines had won three out
of four singles matches here today.
By dropping the two doubles, the
[varsiiiy i.etters lost a chance to win
thfei retun. natli wit,'ithe Wildcats
-the cpre'vious one0,in Ann 1Arbor
bci g called no- mateh because of
the deluge there.
Michigan's showinig in the singles
may be a good indication of what
the Wolves will do in the confer-
ence matches starting here tomor-
row.
Captain Colby Ryan flashed some
of his old time form in downing
Nelson Dodge, Wildcat star, 6-4, 8-6,
in the feature match of the day.
Ryan reversed the result of last
week's match when Dodge easily
defeated the Wolverine captain.
Bob Clarke dropped the only sin-
gles match when he lost, 6-0, 6-4 to
Telting, who showed to excellent
advantage.
Johnny Roindel came back nice-
ly afteri dropping the first set to
t rim Fuller 1-6, 6-4, 6-2. The stocky
Wolverine got his driving game go-
ing in the last set. Snell perform-
ed brilliantly to beat Pearlsten 6-2,
6-3, in the most decisive match of
the day.
In the doubles, Dodge and Telting
eked out a victory over the number
one Wolverine team of Ryan and
Clarke, 9-7, 3-6, 6-3. The latter had
two set points in the first set, but
lacked the punch to put over a win.
The strong overhead game of the
winners was outstanding.
Reindel and Snell showed none of
the style that characterized their
singles play, when they lost to the
Wildcat duo of Fuller and Hailes,
8-6, 6-2. Fuller was a tower If
strength in. the turning back of the
Wolverines.
Summaries
Ryan (M) d. Dodge (NU), 6-4, 8-6.
Telting (NU) d. Clarke (M), 6-0,
6-4.
Reindel (M) d. Fuller (NU), 1-6,
6-4, 6-2.
Snell (M) d. Pearlsten (NU), 6-2,
! -3.
Dodge and Telting (NU) d. Ryan
and Clarke (M), 9-7, 3-6, 6-3.
Fuller and Hailes (NU) d. Reindel
and Snell (M), 8-6, 6-2.

i'ffivdivvY dr'inllia.nappeal. A1vuul1.
reviewer in a well-known eastern
paper lauded her "ravishing, dyna-
mic blonde beauty, her amber hair,
and her blue eyes that sparkled like
the fjords of her native land."
Dr. Charles A. Sink, president of
the School of Music, stated yester-
day that nearly all the tickets for
tonight's eoncert had already been
taken, le was enthusiastic in his
belief that the high expectations
the Ann Arbor public has evinced
will be thoroughly justified.
Miss Ljungberg's program will
Gitta Gradova, pianist, last
night received the applause of
an audience of 3,500 in the open-
ing cncert of the 1932 May
Festival, at Hill auditorium.
Miss Gradova, in conjunction
with Ruth Rodgers, soprano,
Frederick Jagel, tenor, Chase
Barorneo, bass, Palmer Christian,
organist, the Chicago Symphony
orchestra, the University Choral
union, and Conductors Frederick
Stock and Earl V. Moore, pres-
ented haydn's oratorio, "The
Creation," during the first half.
of the evening's program, and'
appeared as the soloist, playing
Rachmaninoff's "Concerto for
Pianoforte, No. 2, C Minor, Opus
18," later in the evening.
A review of last night's concert
appears on page 4 of today's
Daily.
consist of the aria, "Suicido," from
Ponchielli's "La Gioconda"; the
aria, "Du Bist Der Lenz," from
Wagner's "Die Walkure"; and the
aria "Liebstod," from Wagner's
"Tristan and Isolde."
In addition to Miss Ljungbergh's
selections, the following music will
be included on tonight's program:
Glazounow's overture, "Carnaval";
Stravinsky's "Symphonic Psalms,"
which will be sung by the Choral
Union; Holst's adaptation of Bach's
"Fugue a la Gigue"; a ballet from
Holst's opera "The Perfect Fool,"
some of the Hungarian dances from
Brahms-Dvorak; and Holst's "A,
Choral Fantasia."
Tonight's performance will be
the American premiere for the last
of these, "A Choral Fantasia."
Gustav Holst, the author, will con-
duct the Chicago Symphony or-
chestra during the performance.
Mr. Holst is one of the most dis-I
tinguished of the contemporary
conductor-composers, according to
Dr. Sink. He came to Ann Arbor as
a guest conductor in 1923. Because
of the great demand for his serv-
ices in Germany, he has not been
able to come to this country again
until this year. In addition to his
own "Choral Fantasia," Mr. Holst
will conduct the "Fugue a la
Gigue," and the ballet from "The
Perfect Fool.".

Berne T. Gustafson, '35, injured
during the tug; of war between the
freshmin an and Soph omore classes at
the Spring Games, on May 6, is in
a critical condition at the Univer-
sity hospital suffering from blood
poisoning, it was revealed last
night.
Gustafson was cut about three
inches above the ankle of his right
foot by a plow which the sopho-
mores had tied to their end of the
rope to aid them in the tug. He
had gone with several other fresh-
men to untie the plow. In the
ensuing fight he tripped over the
sharp blade of the instrument.
Gustafson was confined in the
Health Service until May 15 when
he was transfered to the hospital
as infection had sot in. His condi-
iion has become worse since that
time and at pre5cnOt his tempera-
ture is over 102.
According to doctors at the hos-
pital, his condition is serious but
there is no danger of amputation.
Gustafson's home is in Melrose,
Mass. He is a pledge to Beta Theta
Pi fraternity.
FRO*1SH TRA9CK TEAM
G1IEN NUMERALS
Twenty-Three Receive Awards;
Material for Next Year's
Varsity Mentioned.
Freshman numerals were award-
ed last night to a squad of 23 yearl-
ing tracksters by Coach Ken Doher-
ty. Several of the award winners
are considered Varsity calibre. Jen-
nette, pole vaulter; Ward, high
jumper; Pantlind, broad jumper;
and Norwood, sprinter, were point-
ed out as in this class.
Jack Jennette, of Detroit; Sidney
Norwood, of Detroit; Willis Ward.
of Detroit; Balfour Augst, of Gran(
Rapids; Boyd Pantland, of Grane
Rapids; John Edwards, of Ottawa;
Walter Eickmeyer, of Ann Arbor;
Duane Freese, of Toledo; Joe Lack-
ey, of Toledo; Roderick Howell, of
Ann Arbor; and Kenneth Wacker;
of Detroit, are included in the num-
eral list.
George Servis, of Ann Arbor;
Louis Joseph, of Syracuse; Ernest
Kaiser, of Grosse Pointe; Robert
Kositchek, of Lansing; Albert Mc-
Kenzie, of Dearborn; Archy McMil-
lan, of Bay City; Walter Reynolds,
of Sussex, N. J.; Bernard Roberts.
of Monroe; Raymond Stein, of
Monroe; Herbert Roosa, of Buffalo;
Clark Schell, of Highland Park; and
Herman Wendland, Elmhurst, Ill.
complete the list.

Plans to Be Submitted
to Judiciary
Committee.
APPROVED BEFORE
To Become Operative
in Fall If Passed
by Group,
The proposed rushing plan for
next fall, which defers rushing
during Orientation week and
pledging during the first two
weeks of school, was unanimously
passed by the Interfraternity
Council last night for the second
time. It will now go before the
Judiciary committee for approval.
The platna, drawn up by a com-
mittee appointed by Howard T.
Worden, '32, retired president of
the Council, was passed at the last
meeting, held May 11, for the first
time. If approved by the Judiciary
committee, it will go to the Senate
committee on Student -affairs.
Every effort will be made to get
the plan through these groups be-
fore the summer recess, so that it
will become effective in the fall.
To Select Candidates.
A motion was passed to permit
Edwin J. Turner, '33, president of
the Council, to select five candi-
dates from the faculty and five
from the alumni whose names will
be submitted to Dean Bursley and
President Ruthven respectively to
act on the Judiciary committee.
President Ruthven will select one
-andidate from the alumni group
to act on this, committee and Dean
Joseph Iursley will select two from
he faculty group.
Tlie faculty members which will
be recommended by Turner are
.'ranklin Everett of the engineering
school, Dean Samuel T. Dan1 of
he Forestry school, Prof. C. F.
Kessler of the engineering school,
Philip Jay of the Dental school,
and Dr. Warren E. Forsythe, head
>f the Health Service.
Alumni men who will be recom-
mended are Herman C. Cleene,
Mllan Connable, William Brown,
Efackley Butler, and H. S. Slifer.
Pass New Proposal.
A proposal recommending that
ill solicitors and salesmen visiting
traternity houses carry courtesy
:ards given out by the Council
ifter a thorough investigation by
ts officers, was passed. This plan,
t is believed, will do away with
nen falsely representing companies
aid the cheating of fraternity men.
The plan will only be effective,
:aid Turner, if the fraternities co-
,perate and insist on all salesmen
presenting their cards.
A new system for tryouts will go
nto effect next year which will be
based on the merit system, resem-
gling that of the Union plan. De-
tails of the plan are not worked
eut as yt.
NEW RUSHING SYSTEM
PLANNED AT CORNELL
(Special to The Daily)
ITHACA, N.Y., May 18. - A de-
erred rushing plan similar to the
>ne now being considered by the
iterfraternity council of the Uni-

'ersity of Michigan is up before the
ouncil of Cornell university and is
>elieved to have a good chance of
adoption.
The plan (liffers from the one
)roposed for Michigan students in
hat the actual rushing is deferred
lime more week. Under the plan no
ushing will be allowed until the
.hird week of school. The main
lifference is that there is no defi-
Ate time when the men must be
pledged, but may accept a button
any time after 'rushing has offi-
ially begun.
The other features of the plan
a~re that there is to be no rushing
ifter 8:30 o'clock at night and the
xPenditurs it volved are to be as
mall Mas'pos;sit li.
A counter proposal is also being
-ponsored which is identical with
she first exce-pt that rushing begins
.he first day of school, but it, too,
has specific rules governing the
method in which freshmen may be
:ushed and the time that may be
spent in doing so.
. Freshman Lunch Club
Plans n nn Tw.,.

Senate Definitely Refuses
Issue With Vote of
60 to 23.

BeerI

WASIIINGTON, May 18.--(/P)
The Senate emphatically refused
today to legalize beer for revenue
and immediately afterward plunged
into the dispute over whether the
tariffs now in the billion dollar tax
bill would be retained.-
Amendments to the tax bill to
authorize beer of 2.75 per cent alco-

'a
,,
',1
' '

nisem contenit ~anc u01'4per cent
were overwhelmed by almost iden- Two speeches, "Why I Am a Per-
tical votes-almost 3 to 1. manent Ex-Soldier," and "The Fu-
The first beer tests in the Senate tility of Force," were given by Dr.
since national prohibition showed W. G. Bergman, of Detroit City col-
the parties almost evenly dlividled loge and founder' and commander
on the issue. The roll call on the 4 of the Thomas Jefferson post of the
per cent beer was 60 to 23, and American Legion, and R. S. David-
against the 2.75 per cent beer, 61 ow, of Detroit, before an open meet-
to 24. ing of the War Resister's League
In the brief lull between voting yesterday afternoon at Natural Sci-
on the beer proposal and the ro- once auditorium.
sumption of debate on the much The Thomas Jefferson post of the
disputed tariffs in the bill, the Sen- American Legion has recently be-
ate approved new taxes on brewer's come nationally known for the doe-
wort and malt and a levy on grape trines of pacifism it supports.
concentrates. Mr. Davidow spoke in place of F.
C rordedgalleries and a filled F. Adans, former state chaplain of
chamber awaited the beer roll calls. the Department of Illinois Amer-
ican Legion, who was unable to at-
Pollock, Bates Speak tend the meeting.
IDenunciation of the war propa-
at Initiation Banquet ganda issued by the war depart-
ment was the principal grievance of
Fourteen students of the junior I Dr. Bergman. He expressed himself
law class were initiated into mem- in favor of disarmament and refus-
bership of the Barrister's Socie y al of the individual citizen to take
last evening at a banquet held at arms in case of war.
the University of Michigan Union. An exhibit of war pictures col-
At the affair, Karl Schmidt, presi- lected by Dr. F. S. Onderdonk of
dent of the organization, welcomed the architectural school was one of
the newly elected members. the features of the meeting.
Speakers for the evening were
Dean Henry M. Bates, head of the To DistributeS n
law school, and Prof. James K. Pol-
lock of the political science depart- Announcements Soon
ment. ---
Prof. John Tracy and Prof. E. Senior invitations and announce-
Blythe Stason weie made honorary ments will be distributed within a

once, and is the author of several
prominent works on history, and is
a frequent lecturer before campus
groups and on radio broadcasts.
Prof. Pollock, who will speak on "A
Political Scientist Looks at the Rep-
arations Question," is a member of
the special election commission of
Michigan and has written several.
books on campaign funds:
Prof. Watkins, speaking on "An
Economist Looks at the Reparations
Question," has written several au-
thoritative articles and a prize-

I

winning book on bank balances.
MONY AWARDED
FORESTRY PRIZE
Charles Mony, '34, pre-forestry
student, was awarded first prize of
50 dollars in the Charles Lathrop
Pack contest for the best popular
article on forestry designed to in-
terest the public, at an assembly of
the faculty and students of the
School of Forestry and Conserva-
tion held yesterday in the Natuial
Science auditorium.
Vernon E. Hicks, '32, was award-
ed second prize, and John O'B. Kir-
by, '33, was third. Honorable men-
tion went to C. H. Stoddard, Jr., '34,
C. H. Zavitz, '32, and Mario Ber-
nadini, '33.
The judges for the contest were

Babcock

Scores

Ignorance of Religion

Ignorance of the meaning of re-
ligion is the cause of as much of
the non-attendance a t church
functions in Ann Arbor as else-
where, according to Rev. Allen J.
Babcock, pastor of St. Mary's Cath-
olic Student chapel.
"Most non-church goers have lost
interest in religion," Father Bab-
cock said in an interview yesterday,
"because they don't know what it's
all about. They have not had suffi-

from their childhood are never en-
tirely lost, he said.
"I am not qualified to speak for
other religions," Father Babcock as-
serted, "for my experience has been
limited. The Catholic church does
not, probably, face such an acute
problem of non-attendance because
of, the background of religious
training offered its members. St.
Thomas has a Sunday attendance

portant, according to Father Bab-
cock. An atheist must be positive
in his beliefs, he pointed out, as
positive in his belief that there is
no God as the religious man is in
his belief in God. Consequently, he
concluded, there are few atheists.
"The great problem," Father Bab-
cock alleged, "is that of indiffer-
ence. In our local fraternities, it
is often a fact that the Catholic
students, in many houses not more

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