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Thomas Tells
Of Adventures

0. J. Campbell--iWhy I'm Voting
For Franklin Delano Roosevelt'

In Talk Here
Motion Pictures Taken In
Afghanistan A r e High-
Light Of Lecture
Subject Of Speech
Changed To India
First Authentic P i c t u r e s
Of The Notorious Car Of
Juggernaut Are Shown
Lowell Thomas, adventure seeker,
last night described conditions in In-
dia, Afghanistan, Baluchistan, and
neighboring countries, in an ilustrat-
ed lecture at Hill Auditorium, the
first of the Oratorical Association
. The highlight of the lecture was,
perhaps, actual motion pictures taken
in Afghanistan. They were, according
to Mr. Thomas, the first motion pic-,
tures that ever have been brought
from that country, which ordinarily
forbids foreigners entrance.
Another high spot was several hun-
dred feet of film picturing the bien-
nial excursion of the famed Car of
Juggernaut. These pictures, also, are
the only authentic ones of the no-
torious Car, Mr. Thomas stated. "You
may have seen movies -of imitations,
but never of the original car," he
The original subject of the lecture
was to have been, "From Singapore
to Mandalay." Through a change in
plans, the Indian lecture was decided
"I went to India several years ago
while on a 'round the world tour,
talking about "With Lawrence in
Arabia," said Mr. Thomas, in open-
ing his lecture. "I was so impressed
with the country that I went back
later, travelling 60,000 miles through
India and its neighboring countries."
India, he pointed out, worships
more than 33,000,000 gods, which
would equal almost a quarter of the
population of America.
Before the British occupation of
India, he said, a famine might carryj
away anywhere from 1,000,000 to 5,-i
000,000 inhabitants. Britain, however,t
has extended railways throughout the
country, so that relief can quickly be~
rushed to .afflicted localities.

"I shall vote for Roosevelt," said
Prof. Oscar J. Campbell in a Daily
interview yesterday, "first, because
the policies of the Republican party
for the past twelve years are largely
responsible for the depression."
Professor .Campbell enlarged upon
this statement by declaring that
"(1) To assume no interest in Euro-
pean affairs (2) yet to insist on pay-
ment of war debts, (3) to raise the
tariff so high that they cannot be
paid by goods, and (4) to lend these
debtors money to pay for our goods
with our own money, is to invite
paralysis of trade and virulent eco-
nomic disease.
Ghastly Failures
"In the second place," Professor
Campbell said, "the two positive
achievements of Hoover's adminis-
tration have been, in my opinion,
ghastly failures. The Grundy tariff,
intended to benefit the farmer, raised
the duties on industrial products so
much that agriculture was worse off
than ever. The measure stimulated
retaliatory tariffs, which have (1)
paralyzed our export trade and (2)
forcedyAmerican manufacturers to
invest $1,100,000 in factories in Can-
ada alone. In other words, American
business has been forced abroad in
order to live. The Agricultural Mar-
keting Act, even Hoover now admits,
has been a complete failure. With1
corn at 12 cents and wheat lower'
than at any time since the age oft
Queen Elizabeth, every farmer agrees.
"In the third place," Professor
Campbell declared, "the Republicans

have no intelligent program of re-
form. The palliative measures, all
necessary, passed through the loyal
co-operation of both parties, relieved
the emergency; they do not touch its
causes. In fact, the whole republican
theory is laissez-faire or stand-pat.
Hang on and let time cure. The fu-
ture will correct itself. Nowhere is
there any indication or vision, fore-
sight or social planning. The one
cure suggested for everything is to
raise the tariff still higher!
Hoover Unfit
"In the next place," he said,
"Hoover has shown himself tempera-
mentally unsuited for the presidency.
He tends not to face facts coura-
geously or to meet crises promptly.
The tariff bill flouted all his previ-
ously announced opinions on the
subject, yet he signed it. He tried
to obscure and confuse the report of
the Wickersham Commission, be-
cause he dared not face the plain
implications of that document. He
delayed the moratorium until the
eleventh hour and then acted only
after the repeated and insistent de-
mands of economists. He refused to
recognize the facts of the financial
crisis for two years. He tried to con-
jure prosperity back from 'around
the corner' by words. He discouraged
all action based on the facts. Hey
would have nothing to do with na-
tional labor-exchanges and, least of
all, with direct relief of the destitute.
He even recommended and got a re-a
duction in the income tax.#
"Roosevelt's policies in comparisoni
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Toledo Youth Arrested
For Stealing Programs
Edward Sysloski, 21, of Toledo,
Ohio, was arrested yesterday during
the football game for stealing foot-
ball programs, and was taken to the
police station.
Alistair Mitchell, '33E, manager
of football programs, said that the
theft of programs was first discov-
eredsbefore the game, when one of
the salesmen in front of the Union
reported 100 of his programs missing.
Sysloski was found later at the stad-
ium where he denied stealing them,
gave up the programs and was re-
leased. At the half another salesman
reported the theft of between 100
and 200 programs. Again they
searched the grounds for someone
who was not one of the salesman.
When they found Sysloski he was
attempting to conceal the books. He
denied that he had stolen them, and
stated that someone had given them
to him.
Cohen To Speak Before
Student Anti-War Group
With the purpose of bringing about
a unification of all persons and
groups opposed to war, and to arouse
opinion against it, the Student Con-
gress Against War is being organ-
ized on the campus of the Univer-
sity of Michigan by Eugene Sharf-
man, '33M.
The Michigan Committee has se-
cured Joseph Cohen, student of
Brooklyn College, New York City,. and
delegate to the World Congress which
convened in Amsterdam, Holland,
last June, to speak here in the Na-
tural Science Auditorium Monday
night. Mr. Cohen has already visited
many of the country's universities on
behalf of the Student Congress
Against War.
Michigan tate College
Defeats Syracuse 27-13
SYRACUSE, N. Y., Oct. 2.--(P)-


S. C. A. Brings
Pres, Palmer
To Speak Here
Seminary Head Will Talk
Today; Chuclhes Plan
Sabbath Day Programs
President Albert W. Palmer, of the
Chicago Theological Seminary, will
speak this morning at 10:15 in the
Congregational Church on the sub-
ject, "The Church of the Open Door,"
in a tour here sponsored by the Stu-
dent Christian Association.
Dr. Palmer has been brought here
mainly to afford students interested
in religious and missionary work an
opportunity to become personaly ac-
quainted with a leader in this field
and to gain from him an accurate pic-
ture of field work, according to Jules
Ayres, '33, president of .the S. C. A.
At 6:30 p. m. John L. Brumm, of
the journalism department, will
speak on "Jesus As The Modern
Thinker Sees Him" before the mem-
bers of the Student Fellowship of the
Congregational Church in the social
parlors of the Church. The talk will
be preceded by the regular Sunday
night dinner, priced at 20 cents. Fol-
lowing the talk there will be a pro-
gram of serious music..
At the Unitarian Church the series
of addresses dealing with revision of
our national institutions will be open-
ed this morning with a discussion of
the topic, "The President as a Sym-
bol," 'by Rev. Harold P. Marley. The
three major political parties will be
discussed at the Liberal Students
meeting at 7:30 p. m.
The subject of the sermon which
will be delivered at the Presbyterian
Church by Rev. Merle H. Anderson,
is "Brains-And How to Make Them

Pitt Conquers
,Irish, 12 To 0
In Last Period
65,000 W a I C h Panthers
Overcome Mighty Notre,
Danie Eleven, In Rally
PITTSBURGH, Oct. 29.-(/P)--A
mighty Notre Damec eleven today mnet
the Panthers of Pittsburgh, and went
down to a 12 to 0 defeat in one of
the greatest upsets of all time.
Late in the final period, Pittsburgh
made a mighty rally which brought
them two touchdowns. First Hogan,
quarterback, snared one of Ko-
ken's passes on his own 27-yard line.
This started a thrilling Pitt drive in
which Heller, Mike Sebastian and
Weinstock starred. This brought the
play to Notre Dame's 45-yard line.
At this point, Sebastian, galloping be-
hind perfect interference, crossed the
Notre Dame goal without a hand
being laid upon him.
Passing desperately as soon as he
got his hands on the next kickoff, Al.
McGuff, a substitute halfback, hurled
his second effort straight into the
armas of Ted Dailey, one of Pitt's two
Daily took the ball on a dead run
as he came up from Notre Dame's
25-yard line and in a flash was over
the goal. Both attempts for the extra
point were blocked.
Decoration Contest Won
By Theta Xi Fraternity
Theta Xi fraternity, 1345 Wash-
tenaw Ave., was declared first. prize
winner in the Goldman Brothers and
Superior Ice-Cream decoration con-
test yesterday by a Student Council
committee headed by George Lam-
brecht, '34, Delta Kappa Epsilon, 1912
Geddes, won second prize, also donat-
ed by Goldman's. The Theta Xi dec-
oration was a cartoon of a grand-
stand, while the Dekes representation
was of a graveyard.
Lambda Chi Alpha, 1601 Wash-
tenaw Ave., was given honorable
mention for their circus midway.

Complete For
Campus Poll
Presidential Straw Vote
By The Daily And Union
Will Start Tuesday
Republican Rally
Planned Monday
Polls Will Be Open From
8 A. M. To 5 P. M.; Poll
Will Last For Two Days
With local politicians making a
last minute fight to get out a heavy
vote for their respective parties, final
preparations are being made by the
Union and The Daily for the all-
campus presidential straw vote to be
held on Tuesday and Wednesday. Ac-
cording to present plans three ballot
boxes will be placed on the campus
during the two days of the poll, one
on the Diagonal in front of the li-
brary, another in the Angell Hall
lobby and a third at the Engineering
The polls will be open for voting
between the hours of eight in the
morning and five in the afternoon on
each of the days. A count of the
votes will be made at the end of the
first day with the results of the bal-
loting announced in Wednesday
morning's Daily. The final returns
will be announced' on Thursday
A Republican rally will be held at
7:30 Monday night at the Union in
an effort to get out the G.O.P. vote.
The rally group will listen to Presi-
dent Hoover's radio speech from
Madison Square Garden. A promin-
ent speaker will be secured for the
occasion and refreshments will be
Charges of "patronage" made by
Del Pfrommer, publicity director of
he University Republican, club
gains the tudent Socialt club
were answered promptly by 0. H.
Bridge, a member of the editorial
board of the Socialist club. Bridge
asserted that "it was not a principle
of the Socialist party to bribe as it
is a principle of the Republican
In a nation-wide tabulation of
straw votes conducted by the Daily
Princetonian President Hoover receiv-
ed a vote of 29,829, while Governor
Roosevelt amassed a total of 18,212
votes. Norman Thomas ran third, re-
ceiving 10,470 and William Foster,
Communist last with 715.
Coming Week
Important In
Local Politics
As the political deadline for the
.932 campaign approaches, both
political parties are planning a whirl-
wind final effort during the coming
week, the last before the election, to
swing the voters of Washtenaw
ounty into line.
On Monday, an institute of politics
will be held by the Washtenaw Coun-
y Women's clubs at the League with
William A. Comstock, Democratic
andidate for governor and Earl
Vichener, Republican candidate for
re-election to Congress, as the main
peakers. A dry rally will be held at
he Y. M. C. A., Mrs. Truman New-

,erry of Detroit being the principal
Comstock will lead a Democratic
our of the country on Wednesday
nd Representative Michener will
nake a similar trip on Saturday.

India Would Lapse
To Chaos If Britain
Left, Says Thomas
India would fall into chaos if the
British occupation were withdrawn,
said Lowell Thomas in an interview
last night.
"I have met and talked with
Gandhi," said Mr. Thomas. "He is
a great and cultured man, but his
cause is wrong. As a matter of fact,
the concept of nationality is un-
known to most of the inhabitants of
India. They have never heard the
name, 'India.' Their ties are entirely
religious; if you were to ask one of
them what he was, he would not
call himself an Indian, but rather a
Brahman, or a Parsee."
Asked how the Thomas "Tall Story
Club" came into existence, he replied,
"It really began as an accident. I

Las Oversleeps; Sophomores
Fail to Appear At Fall Games

Nero fiddled while Rome burned!
Yesterday Councilman J o s e p h
Francis Zias overslept, and the class
games were called off.
So another of the Student Coun-
cil's "traditions" fell and the 10 burly
sophomores who had met to defend
the "honor of the class" went home
and spent the rest of the morning
washing off red paint.
The members of the class of 1936,
about 70 strong, looked in vain for

to give directions to the first year
men. A member of the Council tele-
phoned him to come down at once
but an hour later, since he had still
not arrived, the games were defi-
nitely called off.
By that time the first and second
year men had gone home anyway
and the only game that could have
been played would have been the
Council versus Harvey - Bouss, '33E,
grand old man of the class games.

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