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ANN ARBOR, MICHIGAN, SUNDAY, FEB. 26, 1933

PRICE FIVE

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Bess Men
est Bank

Restrictions
Tie-Up Draws Demands
For Release Of More
Cash From City Banks
Closing Of Stores
May Be Necessary
Statements Of Merchants
Prove Impending Food
Shortage Rumor False

University Econ
Federal Guara
Copies of this plan in full may be ob-
tained by writing Prof. Waldo Abbot,
dir'ctor of the University Broadcasting
Station.
Federal guaranty of. bank deposits
was advanced as "the only remedy"
for the present situation, and "piece-
meal" emergency financial measures
were flayed, in a recommendation
drawn up by five University econom-
ists, forwarded tohWashington,and
delivered last night by Prof. I. L.
Sharfman from the University broad-
casting station.
The committee which framed the
proposal consisted of Professors
Sharfm~an and Leonard L. Watkins
of the economics department, and
Dean C. E. Griffin and Professors R.
G. Rodkey and W. A.-Paton of the
School of Business Administration.
Steps recently discussed at Lans-
ing, designed to permit reopening of
Michigan banks and guard against
too rapid withdrawal of funds, by
segregating the assets of all banks
into "liquid" and "non-liquid" groups
and issuing transferable certificates
for the frozen assets, were regarded
in the proposal of the committee as
"preferable to complete collapse of
Churches Will
Offer Variety
Programs
Series Of Plays To Open;
Talks On Unemployment
Ins urance, Great Men

A meeting last night between rep-
resentativs of the Manufacturers'
association and local bankers failed
to produce any solution to the prob-
lem of obtaining cash to meet pay-
rolls.:
T h e Manufacturers' association
claimed that the governor's procla-
mation exempted payrolls from the
holiday restrictions but C. J. Walz,
president of the Ann Arbor Clearing
house association said that the doc-
ument specifically banned any pre-
ference being made in the release
of cash. A new proclamation by Ru-
dolph E. Reichert, state banking com-
missioner, releasing the payroll sums
is expected soon, it was said.
Breech Widened
The rift between local merchants
and bankers arising out of the bank
moratoriumf appeared measurably
widened yesterday as local business
men presented a protest to Governor
Comstock' at Lansing on the man-
ner in whilch banks of the Ann Arbor
area are landlng the situation. At
the same time rumors of an impend-
ing food shortage circulated in the
city and wvee denid by leading mer-
chants.
A. J. Wiltse and Hora'ce Prettyman,
Ann Arb1or buliness men, presented
the protest to Governor Comstock in
the name. .of 7 merchants of this
area. They asked that the governor
use his dictatorial powers to force
the local banks to release more cash
to b mes oncerns ior payments to
; declared that if
the present restrictions were con-
tinued they would be forced to close,
precipitating a food shortage. "We
do not want to loot the banks,"
Prettyman said, 'but we must meet
our payrolls,.
"Responsibility is Yours"
"We know," they told the gover-
nor, "that you can open up the banks
for more legitimate business. You
cannot throw off the responsibility
now. If the people don't stand by
you, they are traitors to their state.
We must do something to let business
go on."
Reports circulated among business
men to the effect that a shortage
bf food in the city threatened
brought a denial from Frank Liver-
nois, president of the Retail Gocers
and Meat Dealers' association. Ie
explained that the merchants' de-
mands for cash were due to difficul-
ties faced by a few in the payment
of their bills and not "to any general
immediate emergency. He said that
an abundance of fresh vegetables
was available,
Welfare Crisis Averted
The threatened crisis in the wel-
fare fund distribution was averted
when the bas agreed to release suf-
ficent cash to meet all indigent re-
quirements, The governor's second
proclamation exempted these funds
from the limitation regulations. The
sum released amounts to approxi-
mately $12,000 and will provide $20
in each for the 000 families on the
welfare.
DETROIT, Feb. 26.-W- Michi-
gan's bankers, eager for legislation
which would lift, at least in part,
continued limitations on banking
business, tonight saw in passage of
the Couzens bill in Washington the
first definite step toward loosening
'the state's financial jam.
The bill; signed by the President
late today, would give the uomptrol-
er of the currency the same emer-
gency power over national banks as
may be enacted by state legislature.
In Michigan, legislation, is now pend-
ing to enable the segregation of
frozen assets in banks, and to make
available to depositors funds up to
the percentage of liquid assets. The
passage of national legislation, bank-
ers believe, has assured similar ac-
tion by the state legislature next
week. This, they say, would bring
about an immediate reopening for

larger withdrawals of most of the
state's institutions

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ornists Propose Program For
ntee Of Deposits '33 Summer
the banking machinery," and repre-
senting about the maximum relief Sch olc
which the states can render, but S hoot M ade
it was alleged that these measures
"fail to solve the present difficulty. Series Of 27 Plays To Be
nfailures have dissipated public con- Presented By Summer
fidence in our banking system and it
is difficult to see how piecemeal Repertory Players
methods and extraordinary arrange-
mentsgcan do other than continue Prominent Facilty
and augment public distrust." V
"The signers of this memorial," the i ien To Give Talks
message read, in part, "have agreed
that another approach to the solu-
tion of our continued banking diff~rrips T" Nearby Points
culties is imperative. State action is Of Interest Included In
insufficient to cope with the basic
difficulty and Federal actionthas thus Plans Of Dean Kraus
far been ineffective. We believe that
the problem is one for the Federal With more than 75 special feature
Government to handle by the pass- planned for the Summer Session of
age of a prompt and courageous 1933, one of the best programs of
measure destined to restore confi- extra curricular activity ever held
dence in the entire banking system. here was prophesied yesterday by
This measure, in our opinion, should Edward H. Kraus, dean of the Sum-
be an immediately guaranty by the mer Session.
Federal Government of the deposits A total of 27 lectures on questions
of all institutions doing a commer- of contemporary importance by
cial or savings bank business in the prominent members of the faculty
(continued on Page 6) are scheduled and 27 plays will be
given during the session by the Sum-
mer Repertory Players.
Conspiracy TO The series of plays, extending ovei
the first seven weeks of the session
W reck ocialwill be given under the auspices o
a is the department of speech by stu-
dents in Play Production. Prof.
House Charoed Thomas Wood Stevens, director of
the Artist Guild Theatre in St. Louis,
and Valentine B. Windt, director oI
Founders Protest Action Play Production, will again direct
the productions.
Of Mass Leaders Who The entire program, with the ex-
Sold Horse's Furniture ception of the Observatory visits, I,
open to the public as well as to Uni-
Charges that the persons guidinzg versity students, although admissior
hrgestdat the ersns gidin will be charged to the plays and the
the student mass meeting Friday in cost of excursions to points outside
a plea for "needy students" are at- (of Ann Arbor will be based on actual
tempting to wreck the Socialist traveling expenses.
House, operated for the benefit of the Six concerts will be given during'
same "needy students" were voiced the peiod by members of the faculty
same"nedy sudets, wer vocedof the School of Music and there wilt
last night by Stewart Way, Sher I also be several band concerts in front
Quraishi, Thomas Brown, Wayne of the Library. The first lecture will
Erickson, and Erwin Linhorst, grad- be given June 26 by Prof. Joseph R
uate students who founded the house. Hayden, of the political science de-
The persons indicated in the charge partmnent.. on "The Amerivw-Polcy
s e gen K1ne, '$, O ro Brido In -the Far Eastern Crisis." T h
Grad., Robert Steen, Grad., Wilfred lowing day Prof. Heber D. Curtis di
Sellars, '33, and Arthur J. Ruhlig, rector of the observatory, will discus
'33, three of whom took a part in the "Observing Total Eclipses."
meeting. "Drug Addiction--A World Prob-
Through what was termed a breach lem," is the subject of a lecture to be
of parliamentary procedure t h C given by Prof. Charles W. Edmunds,
Kuhne brothers and their followers head of the department of materia
obtained control of the Socialist medica, June 28, while Prof. Laur-
House several weeks ago and voted ence M. Gould, second in command
to evict four of the founders from of the Byrd Antarctic Expedition and
membership. An executive commit- former member of the geology de-
tee was elected after the alleged il- partment here, will discuss "The
legal discharge of the four founders. Geology of Niagara Falls and Vicin-
The four carried a protest to the of- ity," in an illustrated lecture June 29.
flee of Joseph A. Bursley, dean of "The Political Parade of 1933," is
students, as a result of the election, the topic of a talk to be given July 3
the ouster move, and conditions un- by Prof. Everett S. Brown of the po-
der which the new group were oper- litical science department, and Prof.
ating the establishment. Dean Burs- Ernest S. Bates of New York City
ley removed the committee and ap- will speak July 5 on the subject "Is
pointed Way, one of the men facing There An American Culture?"
ouster, as dictator of the house activ- An illustrated lecture on "The Ap-
ities, preciation of Urban Scenery" will be
The accused group was discharged delivered by Prof. Harlow O. Whitte-
from the house on grounds of mis- more, of the landscape design depart-
conduct and now claims that the (Continued on Page )
house furniture had been sold to ,__________________)
Joseph Hettinger; '34, by the defunct N
committee during its term of office, No inu ate M ei e
acc df.lirn fnNT n rh rMli _ 41 4,

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Wolves Defeat
Gopher Sextet!
In Fast Game
Michigan Finally Breaks
Minnesota's Continuous
String Of 11 Victories
Last Night's Game
Features Thrills
Both Teams Hindered By
Epidemic Of Penalties'
In Last Of Final Period
By JOHN THOMAS
Coach Eddie Lowrey's hockey team
turned the trick. After the Minne-
sota team had turned in three deci-
sive victories over the Wolverines,
Michigan showed complete disre-
3pect by trouncing the mighty Go-,
;)hers, 3 to 1, and breaking a contin-
Ious string of 11 victories for their
season's play.
Never have Reid and Crossman
cisen to the heights as a combination
)f stellar hockey players that they,
lid last night. Before 1,500 rabid
lans, the Michigan team avenged the
,hree defeats administered by the
:ast-skating, hard-checking t e a m
from the North.
The thrilling heights of the first
;ame here Friday night only servedw
is warm-ups for the thriller of last
Mght. Sherf and Jewell played the
est game of their careers, the latter
.teing .unbeatable on all net shots,
after Gray got the lone score for his
axn late in the first period.

Doctors StillHope
For Mayor Cermak
MIAMI, Fla., Feb. 26.-(Al)- Dr.
J. W. Snyder said at 8 p. m. last
night.
"All present indications are that
Mayor Cermak will live through the
night.
"There probably will not be an-
other glucose injection.
"We probably will allow the patient
to rest."
Mayor Anton Cermak of Chicago
rallied today after a blood transfu-
sion and at 5:15 p. in, his physicians
said he had maintained the gain
made as a result of the treatment.
He was sleeping at that hour and
his daughters, who have kept ananx-
ious vigil at his hospital room door,
went to their Miami Beach home,
cheered by news that their father's
condition had improved.
Cermak was in an oxygen tent,
a treatmentdecided on this morning.
He took nourishment-the first by
mouth in 24 hours-late today and
his physicians issued this bulletin:
"His temperature is 9.9:4; pulse
128; respiration 26." '
Dr. Frederick Tice, of Chicago, one
of the attending physicians, said af-
ter the transfusion: "I have never
been completely downcast, but I am
more encouraged now."
However, another transfusion is
contemplated, probably tomorrow.
Dr. Tice and Dr. Karl Meyer said
soon after the transfusion that their
patient's condition is "more promis-
ing now."
Purdue Blasts
Championship
For Wolves,1

Dispatch Sent To Geneva
Sanctioning Movement
Taken Against Japan
Hull And Stimson
Agree Upon Move
Reply To League's Cable
Expresses Hope That
End Of Conflict Is Near
WASHINGTON, Feb. 26.-(P)-The
Hoover and Roosevelt administrations
united tonight to tell the world that
America is in "general accord" with
the action of the League of Nations
in passing judgment against Japan's
military policy in Manchuria and
recommending peaceful means of set-
tlement.
Out of a conference between Henry
L. Stimson and Cordell Hull, outgo-
ing and incoming secretaries of state,
there emerged a carefully worded
note of endorsement dispatched
forthwith to Geneva where the
League's momentous action yester-
day led Japan to withdraw from its
assembly.
The American cablegram was in
reply to a communication for the
secretary-general of the League of
Nations, Sir Eric Drummond, of
Great Britain, addressed to non-
members of the League who are sig-
natories of the Paris Peace Pact or
the Nine-Power Treaty relating to
the Orient.
The League cablegram to which
the American and Russian replies
were eagerly awaited expressed the
hope "that they will associate them-
selves with the views expressed inthe
report and that they will if nee-
sary concert their action and their
attitude with the members of the
League."
In expressing the general accord of
this nation, the .Anicrigal replycX
presed. the hope that world opinion
as expressed through the League
would bring to an end the long and
bloody conflict that has raged inter-
mittently in the Far East since mid-
night of Sept. 18, 1981, when Jap-
anese troops captured the city of
Mukden in Manchuria.
"The American government earn-
estly hopes," says the note, "that the
two nations now engaged in contro-
versy, both of which have long been
in friendly relationship with our and
other peoples, may find it possible, in
the light of now clear expression of
world opinion, to conform their poli-
cies to the need and the desire of
the family of nations that disputes
between nations shall be settled by
none but pacific means."
For two and a half hours, before
the reply was sent, the tall, quiet
Tennessee Senator who will handle
America's foreign affairs under
Franklin D. Roosevelt, talked it over
with Secretary Henry L. Stimson at
the state department.

League Acd
Endorsed

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United St

"Henry Ford and James Couzens
--Two Detroit Gentlemen" will be
the topic of the sermon to be given
by the Rev. H. P. Marley at 10:45
a. m. today at the Unitarian Church.
The object of the sermon, accord-
ing to Mr. Marley, is to use the two
men as symbols of practical idealists
in industry and practical idealists in
government. "The present trend,"
says Mr. Marley, "is toward closer
co-operation in government andI
business." He will also present anal-
alysis of Henry Ford and his acvf.i-
ties both in the factory and in the
field of social reform.
Prof. Margaret Elliott to Speak
At the regular meeting of the Lib-
eral Students Union at the church in
the evening, Prof. Margaret Elliott of
the department of economics will
speak on "Unemployment Insurance
in the United States."
Dr. Peter F. Stair will be in the
pulpit of the First Methodist Church
this morning to speak on "Restraint
or Release?1!
"He Came Seeing" a play by Mary
P. Hamlin, who also collaborated
with George Arliss in the writing of
"Hamilton," will open the series of
pre-lenten plays to be given by the
Methodist church with the co-opera-
tion of Ann Arbor churches at 7:30
p. m. in the church auditorium. The
series is built around the theme of
"The Challenge of the Living Christ."
Christianity and Mohammedanism
Dr. Leroy Waterman of the de-
partment of Semitics and chairman
of the Department of Oriental Lan-
guages andy Literatures, will speak at
the Congregational Church Fellow-
ship at 6 p. m. on "The Highlights
of the Difference Between Christian-I
ity and Mohammedanism."
The Rev. Allison Ray Heaps will
deliver a sermon on "The Prophet
of the Poor" at the 10:45 a. m.
services at the Congregational
Church today.
At the regular period of morning
worship at 10:45 a. m. today at the
First Presbyterian Church, Dr. Merle
(Continued on Page 6) -
William A. Comst
Once Member
Comedy Club knew Gov. William'
A. Comstock when he was "Cummy"
back in 1899, it was revealed in a.
letter received here recently by mem-
bers of the club from Euphemia Hol-
den, '97-'99.
When Miss Holden was in college
the Sorosis house was located on
Madison Street, the cake-walk was
all the rage and the girls stayed in
fraternity houses on Friday night
until after 2 o'clock. Excerpts from
her diary tell that she was in a play
in 1899 in which the present gover-
nor had the part of a fashionable
young doctor and the youthful
Joseph A. Bursley was the stage man-

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The players started as fast as they
aad previously ended any game, and Boilermakers Win 37-33-
.he pace was increased as time went
m. Getting the jump early in the Michigan Leads AtHalf;
Irst minutes and holding it until Petrie, Moore Stand Out
,he end, Michigan out-skated and ;
ut-passed the Minnesota sextet. LAFAYETTE, Ind., Feb. 25.-(/P)-
The final period had the crowd on Purdue wrecked Michigan's Big Ten
sf greater magn timude th thrills were'championship hopes tonight by con-
)f graeantd httoeO urn the Wolverine netmen, 37
he previous game and the crowdh W to 33.
stopped play for five minutes when M.ichigan held a two-point advan
3herf scored the first point. a gitga! the end of thefirsP eriod"
--The first- period eas marlied by itg tteedo h rtpnk
The lrs~ prio ~w~ mrke bybut Purzdte took the lead midway in
She tendency of Minnesota to rough the final half and never was headed
things up and Referee Traub had a fagain.
fusy time sending men to the penal- Pie f
ay bx a th math dvelpeI Petrie, former Huatington, Indl.,
y box as the match developed,,d star, stood out for Michigan. Par-
i wross-chrcing, holding, and trip- mentor and Wehring played great
singwereprealen, . floor games for the Boilermakers but
John Sherf scored after eight min- 10gmsfrthBoemkrsut
Joh Serfscre afereiht ~n 1Doxie Moore led his teammates in
utes of the first period with a longDh
shot from the side. The crowd went scorig.
Wild, but Sherf and David provided pTSUMMARIEST
still more thrillers during the period Cottomrdue. F.G. F.T. T.P.
to keep them on edge. M O C , f.............4 1 1
Gray scored by pounding in a re- Moore, f ........ .... 4 3 11
IFehring, c .......... 3 2 8
bound in front of Jewell. The rub- Shaverg..............2 0 4
ber had not been cleared and Gray Parenter g2
swooped in and drove it into a cor-,
ner. Totals.............15 7 37
In the second period the Gophers Mi.1)man7 7.G. F.T. T.P.
pressed the play but fine goal tend- Eveland, f... .3 2 8
ing by Jewell kept them from scor- Petrie f...5 1
ing. Michigan fans breathed easier Garner, c............2 1 5
after the end of the period as the Altenhof, g...........3 1 7
score was still 1 to 1. Petoskey, g .. ... . 1 0 2
The final period was just like the
second until midtime. An epidemic of Totals.............14 5 33
penalties in which both teams shared Michigan..............20 13-33
hindered both teams. Crossman, on Furdue.................18 19-37
a solo dash, got the second Michigan Personal fouls: Moore, Fehring 2,'
tally after some 10 minutes had Shaver 4, Parmenter, Eveland 2, Pe-
elapsed. He dribbled through the de- trie, Garner 2, Altenhof 2, Petoskey.
fense and pulled Clausen out of po- Referee-Feezle, Indianapolis. Um-
sition before he shot. pire-Maloney, Notre Dame.
Reid repeated the play five min-
utes later for the final score. Mich- BIG TEN BASKETBALL
igan had three men on the ice in Northwestern 30, Wisconsin 28.
front of Jewell on two occasions but Indiana 32, Chicago. 34.
still Minnesota could not score. Iowa 37, Ohio State 29.

r vng o way. They claimed that
the committee had had authority to
make the sale. Quraishi and Way
charge that the committee had no
right to make the sale and that Het-
tinger had never negotiated the sale,
with the whole house nor even with
all the members of the committee.
The four founders of the house also
charge that the expelled members re-
moved property from the building
at the time of their departure which
did not belong to them, a fact but:
recently discovered.
Lock, 'Cummy'
Of Comedy Club
Again, Wednesday, Feb. 15, 1899,

For Committee
Of Military Ball
Sopihomores, Freshmen
Will Vote For Two Men
Each On Ball Conmmittee
Nominations for freshman and
sophomore representatives on the
Military Ball Committee have been
completed, it was announced today
by Lieut. R. A. Coursey, of the mili-
tary science department, and elec-
tions willbe held in the, regular class
periods this week.
John C. Healey, '35, John P. Sager,
'34E, and Joseph C. Wagner, '35E,

Sex

Instruction To Be Offered

Here In S. C A. Lecture Course

the Athens Theatre with Florence all sophomores in the department,
Page, '99), Daisy, (Marguerite Gib- have been nominated to the commit-
son, '00. now Mrs. H. B. Freeman of tee as representatives of their class.
Hartford, Conn.>, Mr. Comstock and A vote will be held in the second year
I came home and made a rarebit." sections early this week and two of
"Three Times the Hour," by Valen- the above three will be selected.
tine Davies, is being presented by the The same procedure has been fol-
present personnel of Comedy Club lowed with respect to freshmen in
on Msh 2he3,ad 4 at moeLydaethe course. Robert S. Fox, Darwin
Mendelssol inTheatreAmhe lydtaeR. Neuineister, Terrill Newman,
as at the curtain in the second act Henry J. Gaston, and Gerrit J.
is now being displayed in the windwdeGelleke were nominated by their
of a State St aetdbinkte w wfellow students last week and a vote
treet bookstore will be taken to select two of them
The actors have been photographed' in the 9 a. m. and 10 a. m. sections
and cut-out, mounted figures of the Tuesday and Wrlnediav T Liunnto

By GUY M. WHI'PLE, J1.
A series of eight weekly lectures
on marital relations and home-mak-
ing, subjects which have been class-
room taboos from time immemorial,
will be offered by the Student Chris-
tian Association, it was announced
yesterday by Sherwood Messner, '34,
a committee chairman of that or-
ganization. The course will be de-
signed especially for serious-minded
students, either married or unmar-
ried, who have an interest in the sub-
jects to be considered,
Dr. Frank D. Slutz, of Dayton, 0.,
will open the somewhat iconoclastic
series at 8 p. m. March 1 in the Up-
per Room of Lane Hall, with 'The
Problems of Modern Marriage." Dr.
Slutz's lecture will serve as an intro-
duction to the physiological and cul-

of being together," Messner added.
"It is an attempt to help young peo-
ple in their psychological and physi-
ological difficulties. We intend to
make a distinct effort to discuss at
necessary length subjects now con-
sidered unfit for the classroom."
Messner voiced the hope that suc-
cess of the project would force in-
elusion of a sex education course in
the sociology department.
"For some time," Messner declared,
"students of the University have felt
the need for sex instruction. A com-
mittee appointed by the Student
Christian Association has put forth
evcry effort to secure speakers who
are authorities in this field, and we
feel sure that the course will be of
I utmost value to married as well as
unmarried students. Realizing that
. not only the nhvsinninal nnd' n..-

' Hedda Gabler' To H1ave
Last Showing Tomorrow
"We are delighted with the recep-
tion which has been given our pro-
duction of 'Hedda Gabler,'" Valen-
tine B. Windt, director of Play Pro-
duction, said yesterday. "We are es-
pccially pleased because we did not
expect this play to be popular, both
because of its serious nature and of
the bank holiday."
The last presentation of the play
will be tomorrow night in the Labo-
ratory Theatre. There will be none
today.
Very good sales for all of the per-
formances for last week were record-
ed, Mr. Windt said.
,'Because there is not a strong emo-
tional appeal in this play, becausc
Hedda is not a very attractive char-
acter and because the plot is some-
what sinister," Mr. Windt continued,
"We had a feeling that the show
might not be well received. But many
expressions of personal appreciation
have come in to us which have been
extremely gratifying, as this is un-
doubtedly the hardest play that we
have ever attempted to put on here."
'ie Calme Seeing' Will
Be Presented Tonight
"He Came Seeing," a play written
by Mary P. Hamlin, who also colabo-
rated with George Arliss in writina

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