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The Weather

Generally fair; and slightly
warmer Sunday.

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Editorials
Tax Amendments Involve
Questions; "Political" Economy
With A Vengeance.

VOL. XLII. No. 24 ANN ARBOR, MICHIGAN, SATURDAY, OCT. 22, 1932

PRICE FIVE CENTS

Chief O'Brien
Says Erection
Of Socialists'
StandIllegal
Denies Ile Gave Campus
Club Permission To Run
Book Stand; Claims It,
Is Prohibited By Law
Content Of Books
Was Not A Factor
Local Attorney Is Making
Probe Of City Ruling;
Consider Lawsuit; Club
Has Spent Nearly $500
By ERIC HALL

Hopes To Gain Votes By Speech In Detroit Tonight

Denying that he had given permis-
sion to a committee of the Michigan
Socialist Club to operate a radical-
literature stand on public property,
Chief of Police Thomas O'Brien told
the Daily last night that the erection
of stands on public property was for-
bidden by city ordinance, and for
that reason it had been ordered
closed.
"Nothing was said to me about op-
erating a stand when I was asked by
a student for permission to sell lit-
erature on the corner of State St. and
N. University," Chief O'Brien said.
"Operating a stand on public prop-
erty is a violation of a city ordinance.
Several days ago, when I told a stu-
dent he could sell newspapers and
pamphlets if he wanted to on those
corners, I did not give hm permission
to set up a stand for at purpose,"
O'Brien said.
Nature Not Considered
The nature of the literature on sale
was notconsidered. The sole grounds
for closing the stand was that it was
a violation of a city ordinance,
O'Brien stated.
The Chief of Police said that he
did not know about the existence of
the stand until it was reported by one
of his officers. When he heard of it
he gave orders for it to be closed up.
The proprietors of the Quarry Drug
Store said that they were willing for
the committee of the Michigan So-
cialist Club to operate a stand at the
side of their place of business pro-
viding it did not conflict with police
regulations.
Yesterday afternoon when a mem-
ber of the committee went to see
O'Brien to find out why their stand
had been closed, the student asked
why the newspaper stand across the
street were allowed to operate, if
there was a regulation against it.
O'Brien pointed out yesterday that
the newspaper stand at the entrance
to Nickel's Arcade is not on public
property, but stands back against a
column of the arcade, behind the line
which marks the edge of the side-
walk.
To Attempt Solution
The committee of the Socialist
Club aniounced today its intention
of finding some solution whereby the
stand may be operated, and have se-
cured the services of Dr. Alway, local
attorney for the American Civil Lib-'
erties Union, who is making an in-
vestigation of the city ordinance con-
cerning newsstands. There is a pos-
sibility that, owing to the unusual
width of the sidewalk on N. Univer-
sity at that corner, there may be
more width space than the city ordi-
nance stipulates, and in that case
there will be room for the stand to
operate without violating city regula-
tions, the committee said.
The Socialist Club has spent close
to $500 on the project, and in case
the stand cannot be re-opened, in-
tends to carry suit for the above
amount, since this expenditure was
incurred as a result of C h i e f
O'Brien's alleged approval of the lit-
erature stand, the committee said. "It
is expected that an affidavit signed
by a witness of the conference with
Chief O'Brien several days ago will
be in the hands of the committee
early next week," John Olson, grad.,
Chairman of the Committee, stated.
"However, our intention is not to re-
cover the money we have spent as
much as it is to get the stand re-
opened," he said.
Ten Honor Men Chosen
To Follow New Course
CHAMPAIGN, Ill., Oct. 21.-An-
nouncement of the selection of ten
junior honor students who will par-
ticinate in an exerimental course

(Associated Press Photo)
President Hoover, hammering at the middle west in his drive for re-election, will deliver his third major
campaign speech in Olympia stadium in Detroit.

Currier To Be
.Third Speaker
Of S.C.A. Series
Will Also Address Young
People's Society Meeting
At Presbyterian Church
Raymond C. Currier, for ten years
affiliated with the Judson College,
University of Rangoon, will be pre-
sented Monday at 4:15 p. m. in the
Lane Hall auditorium as the third
speaker on the Student Christian As-
sociation lecture series. His topic will
be, "Exploitation of a Defenseless
East" or as he chooses to interpret it,
"Western Science Among the East-
ern Peoples."
Currier has been for years actively
associated with young men's work
both here and in the East. In this
country he has spent seven years
working with the Y. M. C. A. at In-
diana and Franklin Universities. His
present position is with the Far Hori-
zon, a magazine of the Student Vol-
unteer Movement of which he is edi-
tor. He is also secretary of the Stu-
dent Volunteer Movement.
Besides his engagement at Lane
Hall Currier will speak before the
Presbyterian Young People's Society
tomorrow night.
Sunderland To
Speak Before
Chiurclh Group
"The Hindu Interpretation
Of Christ" To Be Topic;
Lecturer A Noted Writer
Dr. J. T. Sunderland, former Bill-
ings lecturer to Japan and president
of the Indian Home Rule League of
America, will speak on "The Hindu
Interpretation of Christ" at the Con-
gregational Church parlors tomor-
row.
A 6 o'clock dinner and orchestra
program will precede Dr. Sunder-
land's lecture. The orchestra, under
the direction of J. Christian Pfohl,
will play Beethoven's "Egmont Over-
ture."
Dr. Sunderland's work for India,
writing and speaking in appreciation
of her civilization and culture and in
advocacy of her alleged right to free-
dom, has extended over more than
thirty years in India, England, Can-
ada, and the United States, and has
included the writing of three books
"The Causes of India's Famines,"
"India and World Brotherhood," and
"India in Bondage."
During the five years in which the
Indian leader Laipat Rai carried on
his work in New York City, Dr. Sun-
derland was his constant assistant,
and on the return of Dr. Rai to In-
dia succeeded him as president of the
New York India Society and editor of
the magazine "Young India." Dr.
Sunderland is now vice-president of
the "All World Gandhi Fellowship."
A charge of 20 cents will be made
for the dinner before the address.

Lloyd Says Coeds Can
Go To Police-Fire Ball
Alice Lloyd, Dean of Women,
has announced that eligible co-eds
may obtain permission through
her office to attend the Police and,
Firemen's Ball, which will be held
Novi 7 at the Masonic Temple.
Miss Billie Johnson, formerly a
popular co-ed here, is to be the
featured entertainer of the eve-
ning. She is travelling with the
U. of M. Vagabonds," who will
furnish dance music.
In addition tb the entertain-
ment and .dancing upstairs, East
Lake's "Musical Cowboys" will
playkdownstairs for those who
prefer to "trip the light fantastic
in the good old-fashioned way."
Tickets are being distributed by
all firemen and policemen.
Events Of Bygone
Days Revealed In
City's Old Homes
Many fascinating tales of events
that happened long ago in Ann Ar-
bor are brought to light by an inves-
tigation of old faculty homes, accord-
ing to an article appearing in this
week's issue of the Michigan Alum-
nus.
The old Douglas property, located
at 502 East Huron Street, was the
home of Dr. Silas H. Douglas, a
member of the faculty from 1844 to
1877 as instructor and superintend-
ent of buildings and grounds and
later professor of metallurgy and
chemical technology and director of
the chemical laboratory. Dr. Douglas,
who purchased the property for $500,
built the house in 1848.
Once each year, the good old doc-
tor would hold class in his home. Af-
terwards, an oyster dinner was serv-
ed.
Farther down on East Huron street
is another home which has with-
stood the ravishes of time. It is the
home built in 1880 by Dr. William
J. Herdman, professor of nervous dis-
eases and electrotherapeutics from
1875 to 1906.
The old Hall home on the south-
west corner of Hill St. and Washte-
naw Ave, stands today as the center
of one of Ann Arbor's finest residen-
tial districts. Originally, it was the
center of the Hall seventy acre farm,
but as Ann Arbor grew, the land was
divided into lots and many homes
constructed along its rustic paths.

Terms Sciencef
Supplement Of'
True Religion
Prof. Menefee Describes
Qualitative, Quantitative
Possibilities of Approach
Calling science supplementary to
religion and picturing fact as begin-
ning on the basis of faith, Prof. F. N.
Menefee Thursday delivered the first
of a series of three lectures on the
subject "The Religion-Science of the
Future" being sponsored by the Tol-
stoi Legue.
"The deepest roots of religion are
in science," Professor Menefee said.
"We have been looking at the flower
and the foliage. In the future hu-
man relations and the eternal veri-
ties will not be considered less but
rather more. The difference will be
in the angle from which they will be
studied, a quantitive and analytical
rather than qualitative point of
view."
Professor Menefee emphasized the
distinction between the qualitative
and quantitative approach. Religion,
he pointed out, is essentially qualita-
tive. Science starts out qualitatively
and ends quantitatively but not
necessarily at a different destination
from a religion.
The transition now is from faith
to fact but does not involve, accord- '
ing to Menefee, the destruction of
faith. When quantitive thinking has
invaded the field of thought we will
probably be able to prove scientifi-
cally what has been taught from the
standpoint of religion. Fact may thus
reduce necessity for faith in certain
matters.
"The summation of all science,"
professor Menefee believes, 'makes
life. If man ever discovers the whole
of science, he will have fulfilled the
injunction to seek the Kingdom of
Heaven."
Union Ping-Pong, Billiard
Series To Start Monday
Play in the Union ping-pong and
billiard tournaments will begin on
next Monday, John W. Lederle, Un-
ion president said yesterday.'
The prices for the use of billiard'
and ping-pong tables will be cut in
half for the tournament play, Lederle
said. Today is the deadline for reg-
istration for these events.'

Homes Destroyed
In Japanese Fire;
Village Demolished
TOKIO, Oct. 22.-(Saturday)-
-Thirteen hundred houses were de
stroyed by fire early today in th
town of Komatsu on the coast of th
Japan Sea 160 miles west of Tokio
Five thousand persons were know
to be homeless when the conflagra-
tion destroyed three-fourths of the
town, early dispatches said. The
gave meager details and failed to in-
clude any information as to casual-
ties.
Komatsu is 20 miles west of Kan-
azawa and is a town of 12,000 popu-
lation.
Detroit Ready
For Hoover's
Speech Tonight
Maximum Attendance Is
Looked For At Olympia
Stadium By Sponsors
DETROIT, Oct. 21.-(P)-Tickets
allotted to the general public and en-
titling the bearers to places in Olym-
pia for President Hoover's address
here tomorrow were exhausted
Thursday and long lines of disap-
pointed applicants turned away.
Some Republican leaders said they
could account for only 1,600 of the
4,000 tickets allocated for general
distribution and that apparently the
others had fIound their way into the
hands of various intra-party organi-
zations.
Six other halls have been engaged,
where audiences may hear the ad-
dress, brought by direct wire from
Olympia. From all over the state,
motorcades will head toward Detroit
Saturday. Some cities are sending
bands with their delegations.
To Speak at Monroe
The President will speak briefly at
Monroe Saturday night, en route to
Detroit for one of the major ad-
dresses of his campaign.
That announcement, received here
and in Monroe Thursday night, said
the Presidential train would reach
Monroe at 6:45 p. m. and stop for
five minutes. It is expected to be the
only stop in Michigan until it arrives
at Detroit, shortly before the Presi-
dent's address at Olympia, scheduled
for 8:30 p. m.
Gov. Wilbur M. Brucker and a num-
ber of other party leaders whose
names have not yet been announced
are to board the train before it'
reaches Detroit, presumably at Mon-
roe.
WORKS HARD ON SPEECH
WASHINGTON, Oct. 21.-(P)-Be-
fore turning westward tonight for the
third time in three weeks of active
political stumping, President Hoover
devoted almost a full working day to'
marshalling the campaign issues and
counter-issues hewill stress tomor-
row night in Detroit.
Although he worked until late last
night and resumed his efforts after
a brief rest, the President prepared
to board his special train tonight
with his address not quite completed.
In outline form, also, was a speech
he will deliver early tomorrow morn-
ing in Charleston the first of 15 stops
in West Virginia, Ohio and Michigan.-
Subject Matter Secret
Both the chief executive and his
aides guarded closely the subject
matter of tomorrow's talks. Conjec-
ture on them ranged from a new
line-up of Republican economic, un-
employment and tariff ideas to an
attack upon Franklin D. Roosevelt's

statements on the bonus and other
subjects.
A full staff of aides, in addition
to Mrs. Hoover, Postmaster General
Brown and Ferry K. Heath, assist-
ant secretary of the Treasury, will
make up the Presidential party.
Mr. Hoover interrupted preparation
for this third swing into the mid-
west to meet this morning with the
six members of his Cabinet remain-
ing in the Capital.

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Michigan's

Lineup

Shifted For Illinois
Game Here Today
Shifted To Fullback Stan Fay's Injury Forces
Coach Kipke To Make
Three Changes In Team;
Petoskey Now Fullback

FREO L.PrTosKyg
Michigan Band To
Play For Hoover's
CampaignSpeech
For the first time in many years
the waiting crowds on State street
this afternoon will not see and hear
a victorious Maize-and-Blue Varsity
Band on its after-game parade back
to its headquarters at Morris Hall.
Immediately after the game the
band will board buses at the Stadium
and be rushed with police escort to
Olympic stadium, Detroit, to play at
President Hoover's campaign speech
there. A motorcycle escort will take
the buses through the city and to the
Plymouth road. A Detroit police
squad will pick up the caravan at the
Detroit city limits and conduct it to
Olympia for a dinner furnished by
The President's speech is scheduled
the State Republican Committee.
for about 8:30 p. m. and his special
train will leave the city about 10:30
p. m.
This afternoon for the first time.
this year there will be no other band
competing with the 'Fighting Hun-
dred." Illinois' combined units-the
University band and the 1st and 2nd
regimental bands-total more than
300 members and are considered too
large to take out of Champaign. The
Army game at West Point last year
was the only out-of-town trip the In-
dian unit has made in recent years.
Because the Varsity Band will be
the only one on the field this after-
noon, a lengthy series of formations
has been evolved under the direction
of Frank O. Riley, '33E., drum-major,
and Lieut. R. R. Coursey, drillmaster.
In addition to the customary Michi-
gan songs and marches, the band will
play the visitors' march, "Illinois
Loyalty"; the alma mater, "Hail to
the Orange"; and King's stirring
march, "Pride of the Illini." Special
formations have been planned for
the visitors.
Tryouts Needed
On Business Staff
Of "Meet The Wife"
Rehearsals for Comedy Club's first
production of the year, "Meet the
Wife," a light comedy by Lynn Star-
ling, are well under way, according
to Ann Verner, '35L., business man-
ager, but more tryouts are needed for
the business staff of the organiza-
tion.
There will be a general meeting of
all students interested in trying out
for Comedy Club's business staff Oct.
24 at 4:10 p. m. in the rehearsal
room of the League, Miss Vernor
said.
Only students who have had previ-
ous business experience need apply,
she added. "Meet the Wife" will be
presented Nov. 10, 11 and 12.
State Historical Society
Elects Year's Officers
Th ms. nnta i mppangof t+he Me

Regeezi Will Play
Half; Cox At End
Savage And Austin Earn
Places In Line; Of Day
Possible; Illinois Team
Is Heavily Outweighed
By JOHN W. THOMAS
A revamped Michigan lineup will
face Coach Bob Zuppke's fighting I-
lini in the stadium this afternoon.
The loss of Stan Fay has necessitated
three alterations in the Maize-and-
Blue eleven, and closehcoipetition
for assignments in the line has
brought about two changes in the
forward wall.
Coach Harry Kipke has shifted Ted
Petoskey to the fullback position in
order to add power to the running
attack in a bid for their third Big
Ten victory.
About 23,000 people are expected at
the game, which starts at 2 p. in.
Petoskey to Get Chance
Ted Petoskey will get his chance
today against the Illinois line just
as his predecessor, Bill Hewitt, did
last season. Hewitt gained about 150
yards and if Petoskey can come
through with a similar showing,
Michigan's running attack will be
considerably stronger than in pre-
vious games.
Rod Cox, 196-pound end, will take
over the left flank position in Pe-
toskey's absence and John Regeczl
will be at right half, in Fay's former
position. The sophomore fullback
sensation shows every promise of be-
ing a better half than fullback. He is
lanky and shifty and has a lot of
speed and drive when carrying the
ball.
Herman Everhardus will be at
right half where he started against
Ohio State. He gave several excellent
demonstrations of open-field running
during the past week and may get
away for some long ones against Il-
linois.
Savage Starting Guard
Carl Savage has the call at right
guard with Tom Austin beside him in
the tackle . position. Both of these
men were kept on the sidelines at
the start of the Ohio State game and
are now given the starting assign-
ments as compensation. Jack Heston,
Willis Ward, Abe Marcovsky, Capt
Ivan Williamson, Gerald Ford and
Cecil Cantrill are all on the injured
list.
Coach Kipke is afraid of an off day
sometime this season and said last
night that today's game may easily
prove to be the upset. There is a gen-
eral let-down. among the team mem-
bers that was due to come after the
first three hard contests.
Illinois Outweighed
Michigan will outweigh Illinois 18-
pounds to the man, if the figures on
the team lists are accurate. Illinois
will average 172 pounds while Mich-
igan will average 190. The revamped
backfield weighs 180 while the line
averages 196 1-2. The weight advan-
tage may not count if Zuppke's team
duplicates their play in the first half
of the Northwestern game when they
held the Wildcats to a lone touch-
down.
Coach Zuppke's team stayed at the
Dearborn Inn last night and will not
come to Ann Arbor until just before
the game today. Yesterday they
worked out in the stadium with a
light drill of passes, kicks, and sig-
nal practice.
LINEUPS
MICHIGAN Pos. ILLINOIS
Cox, 55 .........LE. ......11 Straw
Wistert, 11 .....LT.. 19 Cummings
Kowalik, 45 .. . .LG. ... 29 Kowalski
Bernard, 27 ..... C...... 28 Bloom
Savage, 4 . .....RG. ..94 Abrahams
Austin, 52 ...... RT ...... 26 Gragg

Williamson, c 39 RE.... 20 Schustek
Newman, 46 .....Q... (c) 10 Berry
Everhardus, 31 . RH......33 Craven
Regeczi, 16 .....LH... 18 Yanuskus
Petoskey, 17 ......F...... 42 Walser

Holmes Says Farmers Well Off
In Comparison With City Poor

"The farmers, classed with poverty
classes of the city, are fairly well off
today," Professor Roy H. Holmes, of
the sociology department said yester-
day in an interview. "However, put
in the middle class, where they right-
fully belong, they are very badly off."
"The farmer has been suffering
from a depression of his own for 10
or 12 years, since food prices dropped
after the war and the present world-

had to give up tractors and return
to horses. Unpaid taxes and heavy
mortgages rest heavy on his should-
ers."
Professor Holmes sees the rural sit-
uation as a new feudalism. The
banks hold the mortgages and, using
foreclosure as a threat, they are able
to dictate to the farmers as overlords.
The farmers, the serfs, live on the
land, work it, and turn over their
earnings.

Agreement Effected
Minnesota Farm

III
Strike

ST. PAUL, Oct. 21.-(/P)-A peace
agreement was in effect today in the
Howard Lake farm sector, where
four persons were injured in clashes
between picketeers a n d livestock
shippers.
The truce was arranged after all-
day disturbances Wednesday which
sent one man to a hospital at Litch-
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