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The Weather
Rain; Wednesday cloudy;


it iant


Vote 'No' On Two Tag
Amendments; A Vote For
Thomas Is Not 'Thrown Away.'



Nominees End
Estimate Vote
Detroit And Wayne County
Expected To Cast Large
Vote In Today's Election
As Excitement Increases
Large Feminine
Poll Is Expected
Republicans H a v e E d g e
In Majority Of Counties,
Both Parties Lay Claim
T o Populous Sections]
DETROIT, Nov. 7.-()-With all
candidates for state political offices
bringing their campaigns to a close
tonight, predictions as to the outcome
of the state elections and the immin-
ent power of the women's vote were
outstanding in last minute develop-
The political excitement centered
in Detroit and Wayne County.
William A. Comstock, candidate
for Governor, closed his campaign
at Monroe.'
Meetings of Republican precinct
workers and more than a score of
neighborhood meetings, together with
the radio broadcast of Gov. Wilber
M. Brucker's fnal message from Sag-
inaw, helped to churn Republican en-
Leaders of both parties were loud
in their complaints of anonymously-
circulated literature, much of it of
a defamatory and untruthful nature.
Republicans, for instance, spent
part of the day checkmating in for-
eign sections a pamphlet asserting
that all foreign-born citizens would
be deported if Gov. Brucker were
re-elected, an obvious impossibility.
Intimidation Reported
Assured of a substantial vote of
women, they also had frequent re-
ports of attempted intimidation, with
claims of registration errors which
might subject women voters to chal-
lenge. By radio they exploded that
Democrats, on the other hand, con-
demned campaign whispering, alleg-
ed coercion and literature, which
they said was designed to provoke
religious prejudice.
State Chairman Howard C. Law-
rence, for the Republicans, and
Chairman Alfred Debo, for the Dem-
ocrats, both found evidence of a
last-minute swing favorable to them.
Their claims as to the ultimate out-
come were in sharp conflict.
Analysis found agreement between
them on one point, however, namely
that 53 of Michigan's 83 counties
are most likely to turn in Repub-
lican majorities.
Lawrence claimed a substantial
edge in 78 counties and Debo's hopes
lay in 30 counties.
Wayne, Oakland, Monroe, Manis-
tee, Crawford, Claire and Arenac
Counties, according to Lawrence, are
so even that the outcome is disput-
Democrats Exult
These counties, according to De-
bo's estimates are in the Democratic
bag" emphatically, and along with
them he is claiming Dickinson, Men-
ominee, Delta, Ontonagon, Mackinac
and Iron Counties, in the Upper Pen-
insula, al s o Cheboygan, Alpena,

Crawford, Ogemaw, Bay, Leelanau,
Muskegon, Ionia, Saginaw, Tuscola,
Genesee, Macomb, Presque Isle, Liv-
ingston, Berrien, Cass, Jackson, Len-
awee, Washtenaw and St. Clair.
Such populous counties as Kent,
Calhoun, Kalamazoo and Ingham
seemed conceded to the Republi-
Fabian Prophesies
Fall Of Capitalisn
At Conmunist Rally
"The handwriting is on the wall
for the workers and we are reading
it for them," Ira Welsh, communist
candidate for Congress, said last
night before 55 people who were
gathered at a 'Communist rally in
Pattengill auditorium. Before intro-
ducing the main speaker of the eve-
ning, Welsh presented a picture of
Ann Arbor's unemployed, and an-
nouncedplans for Ann Arbor to join
a "National Hunger March" to Wash-

Fate Of Hoover, Roosevelt Submitted To People Today

Hoover, Roosevelt

_ - _ __ _




Final Pleas


U. S. Electors


County Voting
Ends Intensive
Political Drive
Record Vote Is Expected
In Washtenaw; 50,000
May Go To Polls


Coolidge M a k e s
Campaign Speech
President Hoover
Eve Of Election

Both Candidates
To Hear Retur
Roosevelt Winds Up T4
At Poughkeepsie 1
Night; Hoover Spe
At Elko, Nevada



(Associated Press Photo)

Bringing to a close one of the most
intensive campaigns in the history
of the county, Washtenaw electors
will go to the polls today to register
their decisions on national, state, dis-
trict and county officers, and also
upon six proposed amendments to
the state constitution.
A record vote of at least 50,000 is
expected in the election. In the city
of Ann Arbor 11,520 ballots have
been sent to the ward clerks, while
in the rural precincts, 30,462 ballots
are ready for use. The cities of Ypsi-
lanti and Saline are also expected to
,ast a heavy vote.
The total city registration for Ann
Arbor is more than 2,000 greater
than that of four years ago. The
Aiggest gain is the second ward, a
Democratic stronghold. All wards
'how an increase in registration, al-
'hough the heaviest gains seem to
)e in the Democratic wards in the
vestern and northern parts of the


Treatment Of
Lit Discipline
Cases Altered
Action's Terms Withheld;
Entrance Requirements
Also Are Changed
Resolutions altering the method of
handling disciplinary cases and revis-
ing slightly the entrance require-
ments to the literary college were
passed yesterday in the regular,
monthly faculty meeting, said Dean,
John R. Effinger last night.
The nature of the changes was not
definitely announced. However, at
the last meeting on Oct. 4, when the
measures were introduced, it was
(1) That a committee be appoint-
ed to report at the November meet-
ing as to how cases of discipline
should be handled by the literary
faculty. This committee was com-
posed of Professors J. S. Reeves of
the political science department, R.
D. MacKenzie of the sociology de-'
partment, and S. L. Bigelow of the'
chemistry department.
(2) That certain proposed changes
in entrance requirements be investi-
gated, and reported on at the next
meeting. The present requirements
state that a high school student must
have had two credit groups of three
units each. It was proposed that the
two units in each of two foreign
languages be substituted for the sec-
ond three-unit group.
Although the two measures have
been passed, in some form, by the
faculty, the disciplinary measure
must be approved by the Regents of
the University, said Dean Effinger,
who added that he felt there would
be no difficulty in having the action
Junior and senior elections in the
architectural school will be held
from 2 to 3 p. m. tomorrow in room
102, Architecturaldbuilding, it was
announced yesterday by John Deo,
Councilman in charge of the elec-

Presidential Candidates Finish
Campaigns On Eve of Election

Roosevelt Sees 'Greater
Realization' I f H e Is
Chosen; Reviews Talks
Of His Campaign
COLUMBUS HALL, Poughkeepsie,
N. Y., Nov. 7.-(,)-In his final
speech of the campaign, Franklin D.
Roosevelt tonight told the voters of
the nation if it should be their ver-
dict tomorrow that he become presi.-
dent, he would in humility seek to
gain the ideals and hopes of the
American people to aid "greater
The Democratic presidential can-
didate cast a fleeting glance at the
wide travels of his campaign and ex-
pressed his gratitude for "the great
understanding a n d tolerance of
America" that he said had come to
meet him.
"Out of this unity that I have seen
we may build the strongest strand to
lift ourselves out of this depression,"
he said.
"If all of this multitude of my
friends and neighbors give expression
tomorrow to your united confidence
in the invigorating tonic of a change,
I may in some modest way bring this
unity of purpose to practical fulfill-
"To be the medium through which
the ideals and hopes of the Ameri-
can people may find greater realiza-
tion calls for the best in any man.
"I seek to be only the humble em-
blem of this restoration.
"If that be your verdict, my friends
of America and my next door neigh-
bors of Duchess county, and that be
the confident purpose behind your
verdict, I shall in the humility that
suits such a great confidence, seek
to meet this great expectation of
"With your help and your patience
and your generous good will, we can
mend the torn fabric of our common
lfOn the very eve of the exercise
(Continued on Page 6)

Hoover Pleads Retention
Of Republican Party;
Stresses Divergence
In Philosophies
Nov. 7.--(.P-)-With the parlor car of
his train as a brilliant illuminated
stage in this dim lit Nevada valley,
President Hoover tonight broadcast
nation-wide his final campaign ap-
peal-a set conviction that for the
welfare of the United States the Re-
publican party should continue.
While miners, sheep herders, cat-
tle rangers and part of the 3,000 pop-
ulation of this little town clustered
about his car, the President told a
larger audience of voters over the air
that "'the choice you make now is
more than the choice for another
four years."
"There is," he said, "great diver-
gence in philosophy of government
between the parties which may affect
events over a generation. A mistaken
choice may hazard the welfare of
our children and our children's chil-
dren. I have been' fighting that the
wrong course may not be adopted,
not by appeal to destructive emotions
but by truth and logic. I have tried
to dissolve the mirage of promises by
reality of facts."
Even as his train rolled to a stop
the words of other Republican speak-
ers came from a radio set in his car.
From New York, Chicago, Shenan-
doah, Iowa, and Washington, the
same program carried pleas for the
voting of a Republican ticket in to-
morrow's poll.
Calvin Coolidge, Sec. Mills, Senator
Capper, of Kansas, Chairman San-
ders of the Republican national com-

Sophomores To
Elect Officers
This Afternoon
Waslitenaw Seeks Votes Of
Independents; L a c k e y.
Hildebrand Head Tickets
The Washtenaw party of the soph-
omore literary class carried its cam-
paign into the independent territory
last night by naming two indepen-
dents on their ticket and canvassing
league houses and other non-frater-
nal organizations in support of thei
party at the election which will take
place from 4 to 5:45 p. m. today ir
the Natural Science Auditorium.
The State Street politicians felt
content to concentrate on fraterni-
ties, sororities and dormitories, an
made elaborate plans for campaign-
ing on the campus today. Joseph
Lackey, Sigma Chi, will head the
State Street ticket, with Georgina
Karlson, Mosher-Jordan, vice presi-
dent; Kathleen Carpenter, Betsy
Barbour and Delta Gamma, secre-
tary; and Jack Healey, Sigma Alpha
Epsilon, treasurer.
Willard Hildebrand, Alpha Kappa
Lambda, will head the Washtenaw
ticket with Barbara Bates, Pi Beta
Phi, running for the vice presidency.
The other two candidates Helen
Clark, Helen Newberry, and John
Sheriff, running for secretary and
vice president respectivley, are both
'Square Deal,' Says McComb
"We have always given the inde-
pendents a square deal," said Allen
McComb, caucus chairman for the
Washtenaw party, last night, "and
we are depending on them to swing
the election."
Robert Ward, fiery orator of the
Campus party last year and publicity
chairman for the State Street party
this year, has been on the stump for
his party and, after speaking at many
of the sororities and dormitories, said
last night he felt that the State
Street party would win by as big a
margin as the junior and senior State
Street parties.
The Washtenaw politicians will
feature anew style of plugger at noon
today, which they claim will swing
many votes for them. They "stand
pat" on the platform laid down by
the junior Washtenaw party, and
McCombs said last night that it was
one of their main drawing cards.
Auto Publicity Planned
Not to be outdone by the strategic
moves of the junior State Street men
in flying an airplane over the cam-
pus, the sophomore men of the same
party will tour the campus with a
"loud speaking" automobile, begin-
ning at noon, to boom up their prom-
ises to members of their class.
Identification cards must be pre-
&snted before anyone will be able to
secure a ballot, Joseph Zias, president
of the Student Council, said last
Freshian Men's Glee

National issues Leada
The local campaign has centered
'tself mainly upon national and state
;andidates and issues. The local
contest has been overshadowed bye
he Roosevelt-Hoover and Brucker-E
.omstock contests. National speak- :i
,rs have traveled across the country
'n a continual parade, includingt
lellie Tayloe Ross, Dr. Ray LymanV
Xilbur, Henry T. Rainey, Dr. Daniel
?oling and Bainbridge Colby. Gov- J
'rnor Brucker and William Com-
}tock have both made speeches in
,he city. Comstock has made his
iome in Ann Arbor, although he has
;pent most of the recent months
:ampaigning about the state.
Democratic leaders are sure that
;heir local candidates will be carried
;hrough with a Roosevelt landslide.
Non-partisan observers believe that
Roosevelt and Comstock will both
tarry the county, although the local
3lections are not so certain. One
.andidate, Jacob Andres, the "torch
amurder" sheriff, appears to be sure
-f re-election. He has practically
lisowned his own party in campaigng
posters and expects a large supportt
from the German population.t
Dems Hope for VictoryC
Edward Staebler, Democratic can-
didate for the legislature, and Wil-t
liam Murray, the Dems' nominee forf
the probate judge post, are expectedi
to run ahead of the rest of the ticket.-
Staebler was twice elected mayor of
Ann Arbor with large majorities and
is popular in the German rural sec-
aions. Murray is a former occupantK
'>f the post he seeks and accom-
plished the seemingly impossible in
defeating Ernst Wurster, holder off
many county and city posts, in the
Staebler's opponent is Phil Pack,1
publicity director of the University
Athletic Association. Murray's rival
is Jay G. Pray of Whitinore Lake, in-
,2umbent probate judge..1
Other important races in the
county include: Albert Rapp, Repub-
lican incumbent, vs. Robert Cav-
anaugh, Democrat, for prosecutor;
Claramon Pray, Republican incum-
bent, vs. Harry Atwell, Democrat, for
county clerk; Frank Ticknor, Re-
publican incumbent, vs. Sylvia Braun,
Democrat, for treasurer; John S.
Cummings, Republican incumbent,
vs. Frank Stampfier, Democrat, for
register of deeds; and Cornelius
Tuomy, Republican incumbent, vs.
Daniel Sutton, Democrat, for drain
Republican leaders have invited
members of the Democratic county
committee to join them in listening
to the election returns at Republican
headquarters. City cigar stores are.
planning to remain open all night
to receive the results.
Ann Arbor High School students
will hold a straw vote this afternoon
while the election is in progress.

WASHINGTON, Nov. 7.-(P)-Sep-
arated as widely as the land is broad,
President Hoover and Gov. Franklin
D. Roosevelt tonight were ending
their campaign labors and preparing
to vote tomorrow in their own home
For final campaign appeals, Mr.
Hoover selected a stop at Elko, Nev.,
tonight, on the route of the train
speeding to his home at Palo Alto,
Calif., and Gov. Roosevelt a Pough-
keepsie, (N. Y.) audience.
Tomorrow night, after the electo-
rate has had its say at the polls,
each will watch the accumulating re-
Gov .Roosevelt will be at Demo-
cratic National Headquarters in the
Biltmore Hotel, New York City, to
which he will drive after voting at
Hyde Park. President Hoover will be
at his home on a hill overlooking the
Stanford University Campus.
Curtis Attends Horse Show
Vice President Charles Curtis end-
ed his campaigning with speeches at
Eldorado and Augusta, Kan., today,
and after attending the Kansas Na-
tional Horse Show at Wichita, en-
trained for Topeka, where he will
At home also was the Democratic
Vice President candidate, Speaker
John N. Garner, who turned to fish-
ing today in the streams near Uvalde,
Complete returns on national,
state, district, and county elections
will appear in tomqrrow's Daily.
Results of important gubernatorial
and senatorial races in other
states, together with a report on
the apparent makeup of the new
Congress will appear also.
Telephone returns may be ob-
tained by calling 5591.
Former President Coolidge, who has
given his whole-hearted support to
the Hoover cause, prepared tonight
to give his concluding speech of the
Tonight Republican leaders based
their claims and pinned their hopes
for victory almost solely on the Pres-
ident's extraordinary efforts in be-
half of a continuance of his Admin-
Covering more than 10,000 miles,
delivering about 10 major speeches
and scores of smaller addresses from
coast to coast, the President, in his
drive of the last five weeks, has made
the campaign to ardent partisans at
least, the most exciting since the
Bryan-Roosevelt e r a of political
Contrasts With 1928 Drive
The Hoover -of 1932 has been a
strikinglyedifferent campaigner from
the Hoover of 1928. From the outset
four years ago he rode complacently
to overwhelming victory with a high-
ly confident party through a period
of comparative national prosperity
and tranquility with evidences of
strong Republican preference among
the electorate.
He made then an unhurried tour,
setting forth dispassionately his
theories of government in a few
speeches at strategic points. 'Re
scarcely took cognizance of his oppo-
nent, Alfred E. Smith, who was do-
ing most of the "heavy firing."
Chief cannoneers in the G. 0. P.
counter-attack were Charles Evans
Hughes and Senator William E. Bo-
rah, of Idaho.
In-1924, Calvin Coolidge, with the
political tide running strong in his
favor, was re-elected virtually with-
out making a campaign.
Although Woodrow Wilson made
some speeches in behalf of his re-
election in 1916, he did not make an
intensive drive, and the burden of the
campaign was cairried by h i chif"

Roosevelt's Election Inevitable,
But Race Will Be Close-Reed

"It is inevitable that Governor
Roosevelt will defeat Hoover."
So declared Prof. Thomas H. Reed,1
of the political science department,
in an address he delivered Sunday
night at Hillel Foundation.
Professor Reed qualified his state-
ment, however, by saying that he be-
lieves the race will be close. "There
are vast numbers of persons," he
said, "who are talking Roosevelt,
straw-voting for Roosevelt, but who,
when they get behind the curtains
with only God and their pencils as
witnesses, will vote for Hoover."
Based on Digest Poll
Professor Reed's estimates were
based on the Literary Digest poll.

crats are gaining, not because Roose-
velt is believed to be a great leader,
but because people want to reject
Hoover. "It is always easier to get
people to vote 'No' than 'Yes'," Pro-
fessor Reed said.
Praises Hoover's Depression Work
President Hoover and the methods
he has adopted in fighting the de-
pression were highly praised. Pro-
fessor Reed said that he cannot be-
lieve that the Democrats would have
done any better.
Surprise was expressed at the way
in which the prohibition auestion has
subsided as a campaign issue.
Prof. Reed said that Thomas should
do better in the election as the So-

(Continued on Page 6)
Radical, Liberal
Book Stand Set
Up By Students
Sellouts In T h r e e Cases
Feature Opening; Run
By Student League
A small rack, for the purpose of
selling liberal and radical literature,
was set up today by the University
of Michigan branch of the National
Student League, at the side of the
Quarry Drug Store, on No. University
John Olson, grad., who is operat-
ing the stand, said today that con-
siderable business had been done al-
ready and the League's supply of
"The Communist Manifesto," "The
Student Review," and "Marriage in
Soviet Russia," was exhausted by to-
The question of whether or not the
erection of the small rack, which oc-
mv.niccnr .a *nrjQ , -,n ,a. fnnt. of the

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