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February 25, 1932 - Image 2

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School League Cut From
to 32 Teams as iesult
of First Matches.




ppk ,rity Extension. Dvision
and Detroit Free Press
Conduct !'Contest.
Returns of the first elimination
debate fi the Michign high school
debating league, rnaaged by the
~University extension division and
sponsored by the Detroit Free Press,
wore announced by James H. Mc-
Burn anager of the League. Of
the 64~ schools entered; 32 will. coh~-
tinue in~ the competition for state
chamioship honors in successive
eliinaiondebates to' Pe heldi
11 ;ch 4and8, April 1 and '15, and
the state championship de.bate in
Ann Arbor on Apri 21.
Schools in the western part of
the state to survive the first elim-
ination series are Muskegon, Hart,
P'aw Paw,. Grand Rapids Christian,
Hastings, Zeeland, Grand Rapids
South, and Coldwater. Grand Rap-
ids Cristian rem~ains in. the corn-
ptii byt virtue~ of a, victory over
*khdRpids~ Union, runner-up in
Muskegon tStr~ong:
/Muskegon Senior continued its
record of victories by defeating;
Gradville. Muskegon has an im-
prsse record this year with vic-
oisover Grand R~apids Union,
Grn apids Ottawa Hills, Kala~-
ma2666Cetr~al, and Grand Rapids
Cenftral. Grand Rapids South, run-
nier-up in the Legue Series in 1929,
defeted.~ Muskegon Heights.
Schools in northern Michigan to
cniue in the competition' are
Mato and Cheboygan, which won
the StteChampionship. Debate in
Detroit schools victorious in the
lasit series are Redford and Detroit
Theresa. Redford, Detroit city
Chapion, because of its victory
over St. Anthony, looms as an im-
portant candidate in this year's
series. Pontiac Senior High elim-
inated Detroit Northwestern. Other
schols to continue in the series
nr: Armanda, Mount Clemneis,
TIrenton, Northville, Ferndale, Mid-
larid~, Williainston, Stock~bridge, El-
sieSaginaw Arthur Hill, Flint Cen-
tray Yale, Oxford, St. Mary's,' and.
Royral Oak.
The querstion is, "Resolved: That
the State of Michigan should enact
legisation providing for, a system,
of Compulsory Unem~ployment In-
Thschedule for the elimination,
edbate on March ;4 is as fqllows:
Iron Mountaini-Iron River.1
Muskegon - Hart.
PawPaw - Grand Rapids Chris-
Ferde - Detroit St. fheresa.
Hatings - Zeeland.
Granid Rapids South - Coldwa-

Assaciated Pre s h
Above is a pietuire showing, a numtsber of fallen. Chinese' soldi+ers who tried- to block the Japanese
advance on Harbin; Japanese conquerers can be seen i'n. fte background on- the right'. Associated Press{
dispatches indivat ed thaxt-, fuorllowing open field enga gie ncits, There Were many scenes like this one on theI
Sino-Japanese battlefront.

,Ctitto t Events Competition Has
Prizes Totalling $250
in DiMv4i ns:
Trhe University of Michigan pre-
liminaries of the 1932 New York:
Times current events contest will:
be6 hield at from 2 until 5 o'clock.
T.uesday, March 1, in room 2203,
Angell hall, it was °announced yes-
Prizes for the contest are : first,
$150, for which all undergraduates
aire eligible; second, $75, for which.
only ,freshmen and sophomores are
eligible; and third, $25, for which
all undergraduates are eligible'.
Prof. E. S. Brown, of the Political;
Seience. department, who is chair-"
man of the contest here, has an-
nounce' that he will be in his'ofgfce
ini Angell hall from. 2 until 4 o'clbock
today, and from 9' until 11 tomor-
row, to, answer questions which
students intending to participate'


C :Guiard Official Ascribes1
La-ge Fleet of ]Runners '
to Gneat Combines,.
c .rc, cdPress)
WASHING TON, Fe:b. 24. -The
e~~vY4 u"rsiatesthat "large,
h~~~~, i:h yoraized international
uynbi~es"aie~erating 176 liquor-
~wgi .,,essels along United
F< c 7ra F. C. Billard, corn-
nmfl~nt 'j testified before the;
Aoaw - apropriations committee in
hearing on the treasury department
°ul:,lly bill reported today to the
' -hese VrcSSI;, Biliarci estimated,
are landing th same amount of al-
coholie liquors that 163 ships did
last year. He added.
":tis; perfectly apparent that if
we had a sufficient number of coast
guard craft to keep all the smugg-
ling vessels under constatnt surveil--
lance, we would have the situatLion
entirely contr.olled."
Dr. James Mt. Doran, commission-
"er 01: industr ial alcohol, told the
same comrmictee he believed the il-
legal diversion of industrial alcohol
is decreasing. He added:
"We think that the diversion of
industrial alcohol" is quite small. Iu
undertake to say that at no tine
will it be possible to so control the
produ(,ts made from denatured al-
cohol that there will be no diver-
Billiard testified that Canadian,
legis liion has materially reduced
liquor smuggling_ on the Great
Lakes. Hfcontinued
"Smuggling is now carried on al-
moat eclu sively by large;, highly
orgaInired international combine..
"Our iinformation- indicates tha i,
there }are ?tthe present tiime
forei z_ liquor vessels engaged in
the uie; o f attempting to.
smugleliqoron the Atiantic
"Th.- vesselis, ha ilingpinciipally
from Nova ta and INew Found-
land, have a base, of operations
the islands of St. Pierre, Miquelon,'
the Baham-as and other islands of.
the Wves,,,Idies."1


Widening of the field of' eligibil-
ity for competition in the Bronson-
Thomas essay contest in German
will this year be accomplished by
admitting, all -undergraduate stud-
ents in German to compete, accord-
ing to an announcement made yes-
terday by the German department.
The. contest, carrying an award.
of $50, will be determined on two
factors. The first requirement is
an essay in German on the "Influ-
ence of the Strasbourg Period on,
Goethe." Formerly this essay was
Witnhdrawvals Continue to Come
in; Literary School Has
169 New Students.
New University enrollments for
the second semester totalled 511

organized under the instruction of
Prof. J~. A. C. Hlldner. This year
the paper is to be prepared extra-
miuralfly and must be submitted on
or before. April 21, 1932. The sec-
ond qualificatiop will consist of an
exkamination on the life and works
of G',Oetlie up to 1775.
Last year no award was made,
due to the small' number of partici-
pants. It is expected that, due. to
the increased number of eligible
students, this contest will be at-
tenide& with much more interest
this year.
Wheteler WinesRifle,
Pistol +Competition
B enamin W. Wheeler, instructor
in history, won the February fac-
ulty pistol and rifle shoot. Prof.
John Ek Emswiler of' the engineer-
ing school received second place
among the 18 contestants.


may have. _ last night, according to assistants
of Registrar Ira M. Smith. No fig-
M~olina ViII Address urtes were available regarding total
University enrollrmnt, because of
SpanishSac~et Here te fact that withdrawals continu-
ed to come in at a rate that made
Prof. Felipe Molina:, head of the ' any estimate of probable second se-
Spanish department of Toledo Uni- mesten enrollment impossible.
versity, and consul from Nicaragua In the literary school 117 men
for Toledo, will address members of and 52 women had registered yes-
SOciedad AisPaniica' at 7:30 O'clock terday, while 65 new men were list-
tonight at the' League. ed in- the engineering school. To-
Professor Molina, who is also a, tats for men and women were 324


corresponldent for several Central
American newspapers, will discuss
"Don Quixote" before the group of
students of Spanish at their r'u-

and 18'1,respectively.


C~ ouncllos'°raintig

and.--- Williamston.
Ito -Cheboygan.
l 1rit~ge - Elsie.
tic- Saginaw Arthur Hill.
t~ Central - Yale.
Dd-Royal Oak St. Mary's.
olt, Redford - Royal Oak.
Lad-a - Mt. Clemens.
Iton -- Northville.
of deputy sheriffs' operating'
Topeka, Kas., are to be
ec1 with radio receiving ap-
.Power of Breckenridge, Tex.,
I riding the trail in 1886 and
an active horseman.

Jar bi-monthly meeting,-eda ore -a ~etn
thattirr1~e.Over 100 men reported for the
second meeting of the camp coun-
Plan Latint-Aierican cillor training course held last
Inauuraion anq et ight in room 231, Angell hal,
when_ Boyd 'I. Walker, metropolitant
Y. M. C. A. bpys' work secre-tary,
Plans for a banquet which will spoke on "Duties and Responsibil-
inaugurate' the "Sociedad Latino- ithies of Camp Leaders."
Am~ericana" were anrnounced yes- The course is the first of its kin d
terday by Arturo A. Plard, '3, who ever 6'ff ered in the University and isi
is in charge of general arrange- the only one given by a university
ments. at the preesnt time. Eight statesI
Prof. Arthur S. Aton of the his- in the east and middle west were~
Coryr department will be the prinzci- repre'ented at the meeting.
pal speaker at thec banquet which Meetings of the course will be
will take place at 6:30 o'clock Fri- held every Wednesday night for the
dlay ,in the Union. More than 251 next 10 weeks, it was announced
stuzdents, representing 10 Lati.n-" yesterday, and although more turn-
American countries, ar~e expected to ' ed out than were expected, it is still
attend. possible to enroll.
Fifty-one mautf acturing plants Reduction ,fn fire losses in, Kansas
and 50 manufacturers' branch of- City over a five-year period excceed'-
flees have been located at Birming- ed cost of, operating the entire fire


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All programs are' given in 1-ill
Azudi'oritym unless orllerwise noted.
ii The afre'noon concerts are given'
withou"t admhission charge.
Pin,.mts, in S o n a t a Recital;
Mvarch 6, 4:15,' Mendelssohn
r Theatre.
Gue.st Organist, M-arch 2, 4:15.
March 7, 8:15.
r''a' ch 13, 4:15.
and H.ANNS PICK, Vilon-
cellist, inl Sonata Recital, M'arch
27, 4:15, Mendelssohin Theatre.
C RUV'STRA, David F. Mat-
tern, Conductor, and J IANNS
PICT;,. Violoncellist, April' 3,
I 4:15.

can sell
rus girls

ice to Eskimos, corsets to
and the Brooklyn B~ridge,

Broadway Columnist.
What a line! What a [over!
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