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Editorials
Central Agency For
Interfraternity Plan

VOL. XLIH No. 170

ANN ARBOR, MICHIGAN, WEDNESDAY, MAY 24, 1933

PRICE FIVE C

Program For
Baccalaureate
Is Announced
President Ruthven is To
Give Speech; Chapman
Will Deliver Invocation.
Traditional Organ
Recital Is Plauned

American Delegates To World Economic
li-I

Conference

Tom Mooney
Pins Faith In
Strange Trial

Morgan Didn't Pay
Taxes In 1931-32;

Members Of Faculty Will
March To Auditorium
With Procession
President Alexander G. Ruthven
will deliver the annual Baccalaureate
address Sunday, June 18, in Hill Au-
ditorium, it was announced yester-
day. He has chosen as his speech "A
Biologist Looks at Peace."
The Rev. Howard R. Chapman has
been selected to give the invocation
and benediction. The program will
open with an organ selection by Prof.
Palmer Christian, who will play
Toccata in C," by Bach. After this
Mr. Chapman will give the invoca-
tion, which will be followed by an
anthem not yet selected.
Dr. Ruthven will then deliver his
address and this will be immediately
followed by a hymn by the audience.
After the benediction there will be
another organ rendition by Professor
Christian, the selection being "Fi-
nale," by Maquaire.
It was also announced thatethere
will be the traditional afternoon
organ recital, at 4:15 p. m. the day of
the Baccalaureate, by Professor
Christian.
Two small changes in the custo-
mary procedure for Baccalaureate
and Commencement were announced
by Dr. Frank E. Robbins, assistant to
President Ruthven. This year faculty
members attending the former will
assemble in Natural Science Building
and will proceed to Hill Auditorium
from there in the regular procession.
This was declared a necessary im-
provement by Dr. Robbins, inasmuch
as in past years the faculty members
have had no regular system to follow
in reaching the ceremonies.
In the case of Commencement,
members of the Board of Regents,
faculty members, and those receiving
honorary degrees will assemble before
the ceremony in designated rooms in
Angell Hall. It was also announced
that the Rev. Henry Lewis will give'
the invocation and benediction for(
Commencement.
Both above changes in the custom]
followed in the past were presented1
to the University Council by a com-]
mittee on commencement procedure,
headed by Dr. Robbins, and were ac-a
cepted by them.]
State Releases 1
Pay-Roll Cash
To University

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President Roosevelt has named these three memn bers of the United
World Economic Conference in London.

-Associated Press Photo
States delegation to the coming

Committeemen
Are Selected
By Saltzstein
New Union Head Chooses
Aides; Two Officers Are
Installed At Banquet
Union committee appointments for
next year were announced by Robert
Saltzstein, '34, new Union president,
at the installation tbanquet held lastj
night on the second floor terrace of
the Union. Specific positions won
by the aspirants will be kept secret
until next year, however, as a par-
tial overhauling of the committees is
contemplated.
Those appointed are Douglas
Welch, '35, O'Neil Dillon, '35, Owen
Crumpacker, '35, Lawrence Clayton,
'35, Earl 1. Goodier, Jr., '35, Hugh
Kuder, 34, Melvin Kempner, ; '35,
Henry Felker, '35E, Allen O. Mc-
Combs, '35, William Isaacson, '35,
Lewis Kearns, '35, James Wallace,
'35, Theodore Borst, '35, Richard
Shoupe, '35, and John Donaldson,
'35.
Saltzstein and Edward McCormick,
'34, were formally installed as presi-
dent and secretary of the Union for
1933-34 at the dinner. Dean Henry
M. Bates of the Law School was the
principal speaker, and John W.
Lederle, '33, and John H. Huss, '33,
retiring president and recording-sec-.
retary, respectively, gave short talks.
Both Lederle and Huss were pre-
sented with scholarships by' Dean
J. A. Bursley, who represented the
finance committee of the Union.
The five committees of the Union
for next year will probably be house,
publicity, dance, reception, and co-
operative, Saltzstein said. The co-
operative committee will be responsi-
ble for maintaining contacts with
other University organizations, aid-
ing them wherever it is found neces-
sary.
New York Is
6th State To'
RatifyRepeal;
ALBANY, N. Y., May 23. - (P) -
Without the usual election excite-
ment, New York state today regis-
tered its attitude on Prohibition re-
peal, the sixth state to take such ac-

Browns And Blues
Of Gargoyle Cover
I ypify Sad Parting
Its cover graphically depicting the
feelings of seniors who are about to
depart from the campus, Gargoyle
makes its last appearance today. The
cover, in solemn browns and blues.
shows a stoop-shouldered youth
weeping over the caption "Hail and
Farewell."
Gargoyle takes its stand on beer
in this issue, and also gives a con-
cise list. for easy reference, of the
I main objectors to the new 3.2 bever-
age. There are, of course, reminis-
cences of the past year.
Robert Henderson, director of the
Dramatic Festival, contributes a two
page spread on the novel scenery
to be used for "Twelfth .Night," and
there are numerous stories ranging
in subject matter from "Genius Un-
recognized" to "Trucks." That evil,
whether necessary or not, the cam-
pus caucuser, comes in for a special
scourging, and Swingout is reviewed
in typical Gargoyle manner. "A Cata-
logue of Literary Devices'' will be of
particular help to those students of
English composition who do not care
what kind of themes they hand in.
"On the Campus Calendar" and a
section on music, containing helpful
hints to those who would purchase
the latest offerings of the recording
studio, complete the issue.
Palefaces Are
Given Warningy
y Michigamna
When from out the paleface wigwam
From behind the staring moonface
Came the slow and solemn five booms
Telling that the evening spirit
Wanders over woods and meadows,
Lights the campfires of the heavens,
Then the Michigamua warriors
In their feathers and their warpaint
Soon will gather 'round the oak tree
'Round thq oak tree called the Tap-
pan
There to greet the trembling paleface
Many in number wait the bidding
Of the loud rejoicing redskins
Fcr before they take the long trail
To the home of Michigamua
Many trials and many tortures
First must prove their strength and
courage
Ere the red man bids them welcome,
Ere he calls each paleface "Indian,"
Ere the peace pipe smoke goes sky-
ward.

R.O.T.C. To Aid
Celebration Of
Memorial Day
Members Of University
Battalion To Participate
In Ceremonial Parade
Climaxing the year's activities, the
Reserve Officers Training Corps will
hold its final ceremony Memorial
Day, Tuesday, May 30. In conjunc-
tion with other military and civic or-
ganizations in the city, the observ-
ance will take the form of a parade
from the campus area to the Ann Ar-
bor court house.
Members of the University battal-
lion will assemble shortly after 9:30
a. m. on East University Avenue.
Company A has been designated to
fall in facing west opposite the West
Medical Building. Other-companies
will form behind the leading unit in
alphabetical order, with all members
of the advanced course not attached
to a particular company forming at
the head of the column. . .
From here the battalion will
march, in full uniform, along East
University Avenue to South Univer-
sity Avenue, down South University
Avenue to State Street, along State
Street to Williams Street, west on
Williams Street to Main Street, and
North on Main Street to the Court
House, where there will be a short
address. It was announced by officials
that the unit would be dismissed not
later than 11 a. in., and rifles will
be collected there. Among other local
organizations expected to take part
in the parade are the American Le-
gion, the Army and Navy Club, the
Veterans of Foreign Wars, the Span-
ish-American War veterans, and
Company K of the Michigan Na-
tional Guard. The march will be led
by the University Reserve Officers
Training Corps Band and by the
American Legion Drum and Bugle
Corps.
Fischer Tops Field
Of Big Ten Golfers
EVANSTON, Ill., May 23.-OP)-
John Fischer, Michigan's Big Ten de-
fending golf champion, led the field
home at the end of the first 36 holes
today, with a 78-76-154, but found
Earl Larson, of Minnesota, almost on
top of him with 78-77-155, just a
stroke behind.

Prosecution To Present
No Evidence, Accepting
All Jurors As Drawn
Defendant Is Quiet;
Mother Looks On
Supporters Hope Acquittal
Will Get Mooney Pardon
From Old Conviction
SAN FRANCISCO, May 23.-(A')-
Tom Mooney's "new deal," a long-
hoped for trial on an old indictment
in connection with the bombing of
the 1916 Preparedness Day parade,
got under way today, with the first
session devoted to an unsuccessful
attempt to get a jury from the ini-
tial panel of 46.
As strange a trial as ever a jury
heard, with the prosecution willing-
ly accepting jurors as drawn and in-
tending to present no evidence, the
procecdings moved briskly along in
the court of Superior Judge Louis H.
Ward.
There was Mooney, florid and
quiet, with, his attorneys headed by
the veteran Frank P. Walsh. Among
the spectators was the aged mother,
Mary Mooney, and Mooney's wife,
Rena.
Mooney had been brought to the
county jail here a few days ago from,
San Quentin, where he has been
serving a life sentence for convic-
tion at his first trial for bombing the
1916 parade, which resulted in loss
of 10 lives.
Straight through, without any time
out for lunch, until the panel had
been exhausted, was the rigor that
Judge Ward applied to the opening
day of the trial. When adjournment
was taken for the day, 35 of the 46
talismen in the panel had been ex-
cused either for cause or by peremp-
tory challenge. Of the 11 remaining
in the jury box, seven were women.
A new panel was ordered for to-
morrow.
At the outset Judge Ward said he
would not allow the trial to become1
an instrument for Mooney to use in
an attempt to free himself from his;
life sentence. Mooney's supporters
hope an acquittal in the present case
would aid them in getting a pardon
on the first conviction.
The prosecution is in charge ofi
William Murphy, assistant district
attorney, whose chief, Matthew A.
Brady, has opposed the trial and
for years has favored a pardon for1
Mooney.t
Williamn Dennis
To Lecture At
Meeting Of Coif1
Head Of Earlham College
Will Tell Of World Court

$424,708,095 Is
As Total Assets
Private Banking

Listed
Of His

-Associated Press Photo
Jackie Cooper of the movies keeps
his smile as he figures out his salary
cut of $76,000 for the next two years.
He is to get $1,300 weekly instead of
$2,000--but Jackie thinks he should
be able to make both ends meet.
France Against
Destruction Of
War Materials
Paul - Boncour Advocates
Preservation Of Heavy
Arms For League Use.
GENEVA, May 23. -UOP)-France
put a puzzling face to the disarma-
ment conference today when Foreign
Minister Paul-Boncour opposed the
destruction of heavy war material
and advocated its preservation for
use by the League of Nations against
an aggressor.
Destruction of heavy war material
is provided by the British plan which
is supported by the United States,
Italy and Germany, as well as by its
authors.
Thus did the foreign minister of
France revive and give new emphasis
to the old Tardieu scheme for the
internationalization of heavy mobile
guns, tanks.' and other offensive
weapons.
A German spokesman, comment-
ing afterwards, said that Paul-Bon-
cour's announcement meant that
France no longer accepts the Brit-
ish project, for which she has signi-
fied acceptance.
Piano Competition

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Senate Probers, Led By
Pecora, Find $48,000
Was Paid In 1930
J. P. Enjoys Telling
Financial Secrets

Lost Money'

WASHINGTON, May 23.-P)-
A Senate investigating committee
was told today that none of the 20
members of J. P. Morgan and Co.
paid any income tax for the years
1931 or 1932 because of losses report-
ed by their firm.
J. P. Morgan, senior partner of the
firm, and Leonard Keyes, office man-
ager, testified at the opening of the
investigation by the banking commit-
tee that the total income taxes paid
by the partners in 1930 were about
$48,000 and none had been paid
since.
They said that in reorganizing the
firm Jan. 2, 1931, a loss of $21,000,-
000 was established but had not been
used to get out of paying income
taxes because it was not needed, and
now, by virtue of a change in the
law, can't be used in 1933.
Morgan Comortable
Throughout the thrill-packed day
of cross-examination, the usually
reticent and retiring banker sat
comfortably in his witness chair and
seemed to enjoy disclosing informa-
tion never before told about the
operation of his business.
He disclosed that the total assets
of the private banking house at the
close of 1932 were $424,08,095, and
that it had deposits of about $340,-
000,000.
A list of more than 50 corporations
doing business in interstate corn-
merce that had deposits of more
than one million dollars each in his
bank was given the committee by
the gray-headed, 65-year-old finan-
cier.
This and a mass of other informa-
tion that even the famous "Pujo
Money Trust" investigation of 21
years ago failed to develop from his
father, was handed the committee
with a smile, but John W. Davis,
counsel for the bankers, intervened
to prevent supplying the partnership
agreement under which the firm
operates.
A "Private Matter"
Davis, the Democratic presidential
candidate in 1924, insisted that this
was a "private matter," but the com-
mittee later in executive session de-
cided to ask for it any way, with the
understanding that it could decide
later whether to make the agreement
public.
The counsel for the Morgan firm
agreed also to submit it. The part-
nership agreement shows the divi-
sion of profits and liability for losses.
The committee, meanwhile, decid-
ed to make public loans by the firm
to executives of other banks.
The committee decided that the
list of those individuals who had
$100,000 or more on deposit with the
huge banking house would be con-
sidered by the committee only in
executive session.
Ferdinand Pecora, counsel for the
committee, had made a strong plea
that the disputed lists be made avail-
able so that he could ask questions
about them.
Effinger To Explain
Revised Curriculum
Dean 'John R. Effinger will explain
the new curriculum revisions to an
assembly of sophomores at 4:15 today
in Natural Science Auditorium.
'All sophomores in the literary col-
lege are advised to attend this meet-
ing, for it will concern their future
programs.
'Stump Speakers' Group
To Stage Annual Contest
Members of the "Stump Speakers"
Society of Sigma Rho Tau will hold
their annual "Hall of Fame" contest
and an election of officers tonight at
the Union. The contestant who

Board
Over
Back

Turns $272,000
To Michigan For
Payments

LANSING, May 23.-(A) - The
finance committee of the State Ad-
ministrative Board todaytreleased
$272,000 to the University of Michi-
gan to meet overdue pay rolls and
$80,800 for the same purpose at
Michigan State College. The pay
rolls were due May 15.
The committee also released $1,-
000 for the State encampment of
the G. A. R. to be held in Saginaw
next month.
State Merchant,
Lawyer Confer
With Att'y-Gen.
Clinton Starbuck, own=Mr of the
College Inn on State Street, and J.
Edward Dwyer, attorney for State
Street merchants applying for beer
sale permits, were in Lansing yester-
day conferring with Attorney-Gen-
eral Patrick O'Brien on the city's
East-of-Division-Street charter pro-
vision.
Mr. Dwyer reported last night that
the conversation with Mr. O'Brien
cleared up a number of minor points
in the East Side beer controversy,
with Mr. O'Brien again insistent that
the charter provision had been re-

tion.
Although the final count may not
be completed for a day or two due Varsity Band Pro
to the use of paper ballots four feet
long, dry leaders tonight conceded To Follow
that the list of 150 wet delegated had
been elected -by a sweeping majority.
The vote was light throughout ther
state. A varied program of ever-popularI
Today's special election was to classics and semi-classics, similar to
choose the delegates to the state the park concerts of famous Euro-
convention in Albany June 27 for pean bands and orchestras, will be
the ratification of Prohibition re-'Played by the Varsity Band at 7:15
peal. All delegates were voted upon p. m. today on the bandstand in the
al. llelcenter of the Diagonal Walk. This is
Among the veteran repeal advo- the second of a series of three May
cAes .l e the etlafo- outdoor band concerts.
Cates included on the ticket are for- "Kuenstlerleben (Artist's Life)"
mer Gov. Alfred E. Smith, who heads waltz one of the best-known by Jo-
the Democratic wing, and Rep. hann Strauss the younger, the great
James W. Wadsworth, Jr., leader of German composer best known for his
the Republicans. Former Governor rhythmic waltzes, will be a feature of
Smith is slated for the chairmanship the program, as will the stirring
of the convention. "Marche Slave" of Tschaikowsky and
Gounod's overture, "La Reine de
Elect Arthur Hawkins Saba Queen of-Sheba)."

At Initiation Dinner Is Won By Frantz
Coif, national honorary legal so- MINNEAPOLIS, May 23.-( )--l
ciety, will hear an address by Pres. Dalies Frantz, of Ann Arbor, and Miss
William C. Dennis, of Earlham Col- Marian E. Hall, of Greeley, Colo.,
lege, at its annual meeting and in- were named first and second place
itiation dinner at 6 p. mn. today in winners, respectively, in the pianol
the small ballroom of the Union. division of the contest fostered byl
President Dennis will speak on "The the National Federation of Music
World Court." Clubs at its convention today.
President Dennis has taught law Along with Jerome Rappaport, of
two years at the University of Illi- Brooklyn, N. Y., they were adjudged
nois, one year at Leland Stanford semi-finalists Monday but asked to
University, and one year at Columbia reappear today. The first and sec-
University. He served as assistant so- ond place winners compete in the
licitor of the Department of State at finals tomorrow night.
Washington, and has appeared at the I Marion Clayton, of Brooklyn, was
International Tribunal at The Hague. judged first place winner in the
From 1917 to 1919 he was legal ad- semi-finals for organist. Upon com-
viser to the Chinese government, and pletion of the organ contest, the
since that time has been a repre- semi-finals in the men's and wom-
sentative of the United States gov- en's voices were started.
ernment in the United States-Nor-
way arbitration, and in the settle-
ment between Peru and Chile of the Mary Macintosh
Tacna-Arica dispute. He has held his I
present post at Earlham College since Victor In Readg

gram Tonioht
ark Concert Idea.
contemporary-are familiar to cam-
pus concert-goers. Professor Falcone
was at one time a student under Sig-
nor Donatelli and possesses the only
score of the march in this country;
the band's arrangement of it is by
Professor Falcone. It was played at
the recent State championship high
school debate, but tonight's concert
will mark its first public perform-
ance.
A group of five student conductors,
seniors in the bandmaster's classes,
will lead the band in the program.
They are Alton H. Lutz, '33E, R.
Keith Stein, Grad., Hugh E. Hen-
shaw, Grad., Ralph Fulghum, '33SM,
and Warren Wood, Spec. SM.

1929.
-May Technic Tells

Mary H. MacIntosh, '34, was
awarded first place in the second
annual poetry reading contest of the
Michigan Interpretive Arts Society

" X " r UX X A last night at the Laboratory Theatre
for her interpretation of an excerpt
"Boulder Dam," the story of the from Edna St. Vincent Millay's "Aria
government's new power project in Del Capo." Lester Lee Griffith, '34,y
the far west, is the feature article of took second place for his series of
Michigan Technic's May issue, on three Kipling poems.

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