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Tuesday; cooler; fresh
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Editorials
Welcomers and Racketeers;
From Set-Ups to Suicide; The
University Continues to Expe-
periment.

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No. 1,

ANN ARBOR, MICHIGAN, TUESDAY, SEPT. 20, 1932

PRICE FIVE CENTS

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rey Shows
of Food,
ter Is Less1

Blues Put Down Whites in Season's First Scrimmage

New Rushing
System Takes
Effect Today

Enrollment Drop
Seen as Freshman
Entries Fall150

Before

Council

Believes

Former
'Stifled

Arrangement
Fraternity Life'

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ing Students Will
ABudge Total 75
Annum Under Last
's Low Mark
s Of Books
how No Decline
ry Plants, Movies
w Example of Low
ges by Reducing
Materially
NORMAN F. KRAFT
.en entering the University
an this year will find their
here less costly than that
heir predecessors in recent

With a great display of offensive strength, Coach Harry Kipke's blue team, representing the first string
Wolverine .squad, defeated the second squad by a 50-0 score yesterday afternoon in the first scrimmage of
the season. In the above picture, Oliver was snapped by the Daily photographer at the start of an end run,
about to be smeared by Petoskey and Fay.

l Daily survey has disclosed the
t that the retail price of food and
Ater has declined to such an ex-
it that thetincoming student's
dget will total about $75 per an-
n under last year's low. All this
y be accomplished without a noE
eable reduction in the luxuries toj
Ich the newcomer may be accus-,
ned. In some cases students may
able to deductas much as $25
'he student this year will spend
y about half the amount on foodE
t was considered necessary in the1
In connection with student living
veses, the reader's attention is
vted t4 the article on Page 16 of1
1s issue of The Daily concerning
rojeted tudet co-operative room-1
ig and boarding facilities.
t. In r e c e n t years boarding{
ises charged their clientele an av-
.ge price of $8 per week for meals1
le the student of today will pay
roximately $4. The decline of
taurant prices has been estimated
proprietors as anywhere from 20
i0 'per ;ent.
Rents Also Down
Eooming house prices run as low
$2 a week but the average is
,ut a dollar higher. This is a
rked decline even from the year
;t when the average figure was1
ser to $5. Room rent will not
al more than $150 on the yearly
iget, a reduction of at least $30
m last year's estimate.
Among the other items on thei
dent's expense account the item1
tuition looms as large as ever, in
t larger in comparison with the1
ier reductions. The state student
I still hand over his $98 or $108
>ending upon whether or not he1
a, freshman and subject to a ma-
Gulation fee, and the outstate stu-
it will still pay $25 more.
Little Decrease in Books
3ooks have declined little if any
m former years. The cost of the
ts will vary from an average of
in the literary school to $85 in
oral hygiene classes. This esti-
te also i n c 1 u d e s instruments.
.ndry prices have decreased ma-l
jally and the student who has his
shing done by the Ann Arbori
xits will pay little more than a1
lar per week.
he Friday (or Saturday) night
vie will cost the 1932-33 under-
duate exactly one dime less than
immediate predecessor. During
a summer, the two local picture
ises reduced their admission price]
m 50 cents to 40 cents to escape
federal amusement tax.
arsity Glee Club Will
Sing Before Freshmen
Singing before a meeting of Fresh-
yni at 7:30 O'clock Wednesday
fht, the Varsity Glee club will open
season which will include concerts,
Ps, and Union Opera.
A rehearsal and sing at 8 o'clock
iday night, which will be followed
a smoker for Freshmen and danc-
at the League, another rehearsal
7:30 Saturday in the Union, and
e combined concert with the band
d Girls' Glee club at 4:15 Sunday
Hill Auditorium will complete the
Lb's program for Orientation Week.
Members of the club will meet in
e auditorium at 4 o'clock Sunday,
was announced yesterday, and are
pected to wear full dress at all
etngs during the week.

Neilson Points
To Changes. in
Rushing Rules
Sorority Rushees Must
Adhere Rigidly to All.
Regulations, Usages
By MARGARET O'BRIEN
Important points of the new sor-
ority rushing rules were stressed yes-
terday by Evelyn Neilson, 35, pres-
ident of the Panhellenic Association.
They are of special significance to
incoming women, since there are
several changes this year.
The rushing period will start at 3
o'clock Saturday, and wig: continue
until Thursday, Oct. 6. The opening
events will be the teas Saturday and
Sunday afternoon, for which rushees
will receive uniform bids. These are
the only dates which may be split
with any sorority, and no rushee
may stay longer than 45 minutss at
any one house.
The formals will be held on Wed-
nesday and Thursday of the second
week, and while a rushee may accept
only one formal date with a house,1
she is free to break a date previous-
ly made if she so desires.
Preference slips must be turned
into the office of the Dean of Wo-
men by noon Friday, Oct. 9. Wo-1
men are warned that a preference
slip signed and dropped in the box,
binds them for one calendar year. If
there is any indecision in the mat-]
ter, the slip should not be turned in,
in any event.
Any woman who pledges a soror-
ity formally and then decides to
break her promise must wait one
year before she may repledge. It is
highly important that each rushee
understand thoroughly all the points
regarding the signing of the slips,
for there will be no exceptions to the
rules.
Kappa Delta Rho
Leads Fraternities
In Scholastic List
Kappa Delta Rho beat out Sigma
Phi by 2.9 points to establish itself
at the head of the general frater-
nities in scholarship and is the or-
ganization with the highest scholar-
ship average on the campus for the
year 1931-1932, according to figures
released by the registrar's office.
Kappa Delta Rho's average was 85.4.
Pi Beta Phi again lead the gen-
eral sorority classification with a
percentage of 83.2. Second place
went to Kappa Delta with 81.9.
General sororities stood at the top
of the combined divisions, with wo-
men students as a whole making a
close second. The percentage for
general fraternities and sororities
was five-tenths points above the
average for all men and women.

Publication of Daily
To Be Resumed Tuesday
With the issue of Tuesday
morning, September 27, The Daily
will resume its regular publication
schedule. It will appear every day
except Monday while the Univer-
sity is in session.
Wood Betters
Don's Mark in
Practice Run
Hits 126-Mile Pace, but
Record Test Is Halted
By Mishap
ALGONAC, Mich., Sept. 19-(IP)-
During the years that Gar Wood has
been racing speed boats, thorough
preparation has enabled him to keep
his engines running while all rivals
have come to grief because of mis-
haps that may have been traced to
carelessness.
Gar took a chance this morning.
He wasn't as thorough as usual and
because of this he was prevented
from creating a new world record,
even though he did make one mile
at an average speed of 126.92 statute
miles an hour-faster than man ever
traveled on water.
A small nut, an insignificant thing
when looking at the mechanism that
goes to make up the power plant in
Miss America X, gave way and balk-
ed further effort at a time when a
new record seemed easy of accom-
plishedment. This nut retains the
propeller shaft in the gear box. It
broke on the second of what Gar
chose to call "warm up" runs prior
to making a bid for a record over
the one-mile straightaway in the St.
Clair River north of here.
Gar was disappointed by the sud-
den turn of events, but he took the
mishap with a smile. Back in his
boathouse after the practice run he
jokingly remarked, "we took too
much of a chance. Orlin (Johnson,
his mechanic), and I knew this
morning that it was worn a bit, but
we thought it would be good enough
to last for a couple of miles. But
we did have a great run out there
before we were stopped."
Standard Taxicab Rate
Passed by City Council
Taxicabs operating in Ann Arbor
in the future will be required to
charge a standard rate adopted last
night by the city council by a 13-2
vote. The new ordinance will force
the taxicab operators to charge a
flat rate of 35 cents for one person,.
50 cents for two to five persons, and
10 cents for each person exceeding
five. Taxis operating under this or-
dinance will be required to display a
sign containing the words "Flat Rate
Taxi."

Gridders Hold
Scrimmage as
Opener Nears
Stars Kept Out by Minor
Injuries; to Be Ready
For State Game
By JOHN THOMAS
With less than two weeks before
the first game of the season, Coach
Kipke sent his Wolverines through
their first scrimmage yesterday after-
noon on Ferry Field in an effort to
get a line on his 1932 football ma-
chine.
The full squad of more than 50
players were given a chance to show
their ability under the hot sun in
the opening scrimmage of the sea-
son. Although Captain Williamson,
Stan Fay, Carl Savage, Bill Renner,
and Tom Austin were kept out of the
rough play by minor injuries, these
men will see action tomorrow in the
second scrimmage with the exception
of Williamson, who will be kept out
of the rough going until the State
game, Oct. 1.
Blues Win
The Blues defeated the White, 50-
0, under a barrage of passes and
clever open-field running by Herman
Everhardus, regular halfback. Harry
Newman and Russ Oliver did most
of the passing while Heston, Ever-
Athletic Coupon Books
No Longer to Be Used
Student athletic coupon books
will be discontinued this year and
identification cards will be used
instead, Harry A. Tillotson, busi-
ness manager of the Board in
Control of Athletics, h a s an-
nounced.
The identification cards will be
valid for admittance to all home
baseball, basketball, fencing, gym-
natic, tennis, track, cross-country,
and wrestling contests. Football
coupons will be given out at the
time of registration for all games
except the Michigan State con-
itest, which ticket will be issued
with the coupons. Identification
cards must be shown at all foot-
ball games, starting with the
Northwestern game, Oct. 8.
hardus, Petoskey, and Ward were
the outstanding receivers.
The heavily-uniformed gridders
struggled under the summer weather,
giving a sluggish performance for
the most part. Comparatively few
plays were tried, Kipke having let out
only a small part of the program of
straight football and deception that
will be launched against Michigan
State.
Everhardus Stars
Ted Petoskey and Willis Ward are
two great pass receivers along with
the two starting halfbacks, Heston
and Everhardus. When Captain Wil-
liamson gets into the lineup again,
Michigan will have its best pass-re-
ceivers since Bennie Oosterbaan and
Bill Flora. With Newman to hurl the
pigskin regularly as he did yester-
day, the aerial department will be
one of Michigan's strongest offensive
weapons.
Everhardus m a d e three touch-
downs and three extra points with his
accurate place-kicks. Heston scored
twice while Ward and DeBaker
crossed the goal line once apiece.
Newman, besides throwing t h r e e
passes that resulted in touchdowns,
kicked three points successfully. The
Blues scored a safety to net the 50
points.
Starting Lineups
Blues: Petoskey and Ward, ends;
Wistert and Hildebrand, tackles; Ko-

Will Explain Plan
At Union Meeting
Pledging Is Deferred Till
Oct. 10; Rushing Begins
Next Saturday
Climaxing a concentrated drive by
fraternity men against deferred rush-
ing, a new plan which postpones
rushing until Saturday and pledging
until Monday, Oct. 10, was adopted
by the Senate Committee on Student
Affairs last June at the end of the
scholastic year and will go into ac-
tive effect today.t
Believing that the old system of
rushing, which deferred pledging un-
til the start of the second semester,
was virtually stifling the life of fra-
ternities, the Interfraternity Council
drew up the plan which was later
approved by the Senate Committee.
Old Plan Failure
Members of the Committee stated1
that they believed the old plan had
been a failure because it had been
forced on the fraternities and saidi
that the new system would probably
work better as it was drawn up by
the fraternities themselves.
The plan does not differ materially
from the one that has been employed
by sororities for many years and in
the ppinion of Miss Alice C. Lloyd,
dean of women, has proved very suc-
cessful. Miss Lloyd supported the
fraternity plan.
Complete changes made in the rushing
rules will be found on page 15, column1
four.
An informal explanation of the
new rushing rules will be given by
the interfraternity council at 7:30
o'clock Thursday night in the Union,
it was announced yesterday by Ed-
win T. Turner, '33, president.
"Because of the fact that the new
ruling was passed after the conclu-
sion of college last spring and thei
consequent misunderstanding a n d
misinterpretation of the rules, it has;
been decided to call this meeting be-
fore the actual rushing begins," Tur-
ner said.
To Notify All Houses
"Since we hope that there will be
no mistakes made under the new
plan, all of the fraternities will be
notified of the meeting," he contin-
ued. "While attendance is in no man-
ner compulsory we hope that each
house will send at least one repre-
sentative."
Each entering freshman has been
given a booklet of "University of
Michigan Fraternities" by the Coun-
cil, containing, besides a greeting to
the freshmen from the president and
secretary-treasurer of the Interfra-
ternity Council and the dean of stu-
dent, a complete list of the Michigan
fraterdties with a picture of each
each, a picture of the badge, the
national and local founding dates,
the number of chapters, and a list
of the men in the house by classes.
The booklet also contains a com-
plete copy of the rushing rules.
Loan Applications
Double in Number
Over Last Year
Three hundred applications for
student loans, more than twice as
many as the number received at this
time last year, have been filed at the
office of Joseph A. Bursley.
One-third of the loans have been
refused because a total far in ex-
cess of the 2,000 who applied during
last year is anticipated and because
the money in the fund is limited.
No actual cash is being given to
recipients of loans but $60 is paid to-
ward their tuition of the first semes-
ter and $40 toward that of the sec-
ond semester. The money is trans-
ferred from the loan fund to the tui-

tion fund.
No loans have been granted to
freshmen, or sophomores and very
few have been allowed juniors or
graduate students, according to Dean
Bursley, since the committee in
charge believes t h a t preference
should be given to seniors.
Mary Donovan, Noted
Socialist, to Give Talk

Auto Ban to Take
Effect on Monday,
Rea Warns Drivers
Deadline for students having cars
in Ann Arbor has been set for 8
o'clock Monday morning, Sept. 26,
when the automobile regulation will
go into effect, according to Walter
B. Rea, assistant to the dean of stu-
dents. No students who have notsob-
tained permits will be allowed to use
cars, Rea said yesterday.
Students who believe themselves
eligible for permits should apply for
them at the office of the dean in
University hall, Rea said. Among
those eligible to drive are students
carrying less than five hours, those
who are over 28 years of age, those
who are married, and those who have
a faculty connection equivalent to
the rank of teaching assistant. Spec-
ial permission will also be granted to
certain other students.
If cars are stored in nearby towns,
the license number must be regis-
tered wtih Rea. This ruling also ap-
plies to the exempt students, who
should register their license numbers
in order to prevent misunderstand-
ings which might arise later.
John Brumm
Will 'Address
Frosh Dinner

Class of 1936 Arriving
For Orientation Period;
Program of Activities
Starts This Morning
Loss Is Greatest
In Literary School
Total of 1,255 First Year
Students Registered Up
To Last Night; Educa.
tion School Alone Gains
With a decrease of more than 150
over the freshman registrations at
the same time last year recorded at
the registrar's office last night, a
considerable reduction in University
enrollment is foreseen for the coming
year.
The class of 1936 began to arrive
on Saturday and will be coming until
late today despite the fact that their
activities under the Orientation Week
program began at 8 o'clock.
Week's Activities Begin
After meeting their advisers this
morning the freshmen will start their
round of Orientation Week activities
culminating, for the men, in a smok-
er at the Union Friday night, and
for the women in an informal dance
at the League, being given by Miss
Alice C. Lloyd, dean of women, her
staff, and the League.
"More freshmen than usual are
entering on examination," Ira M.
Smith said yesterday afternoon, "in-
President's Greeting
To Our Students:
We extend to you a hearty wel-
come.
I wish to impress upon you the
thought that in entering the Uni-
versity you are becoming identi-
fied with an institution whose his-
tory entitles it to the reverence,
respect, and affectionate loyalty
of all its members.
The opportunity is here to de-
velop the character and abilities
which make for success in the
sight of all mankind, if you are
willing to hold yourselves to the
standards that have been set for
us . by Tapping, Haven, Angell,
Hutchins, Burton, White, Cooley,
Wenley, VanTyne, and dozens of
others who in the past have
walked this campus and won hon-
or for their uprightness and wis-
dom. It is my hope that among
those entering Michigan in 1932
there may those who will be
worthy successors of these noble
men.

Union to
Events
Smoker

Sponsor
During
Planned

Many
Week;

The annual Frosh Banquet, the'
first social gathering of the class of
1936, will take place on Tuesday,
September 27, in the ballroom of the
Michigan Union, .it was announced
yesterday by John W. Lederle, '33,
president of the Union.
The principal speaker at the ban-
quet will be Prof. John L. Brumm of
the journalism department. Other
speakers will be Athletic Director
Fielding H. Yost, and Coach Harry
Kipke. Lederle and Ivan Williamson,
'33, varsity football captain, will also
give short talks, while John H. Huss,
'33, recording-secretary of Union will
act as toastmaster.
Last year more than 400 yearlings
attended the gathering. The Union
band, formerly under the direction of
Don Loomis, will play for the affair
which will begin at 6 o'clock and cost
one dollar a ticket.
Among the other Union activities
for the Orientation period will be a
Frosh Smoker put on jointly by the
Union and the Orientation week ad-
ministration. The smoker will take
place at 8 o'clock Friday night in the
Union ballroom. Cider and dough-
nuts will be served to the freshmen
and various campus leaders will ad-
dress them.
An exhibition swimming meet by
he varsity and Olympics Team mem-
bers under the direction of varsity
coach Matt Mann will be presented
in the Union pool after the smoker.
The bowling alleys and the Union
pool will be free to freshmen through-
out the Orientation week.
The first of the regular Union
dances will take place Saturday night
in the ballroom. The band will be
the same as last year's with the ex-
ception of Don Loomis who is play-
ing with Seymour Simons in Mem-
phis, Tenn.
The rooming bureau operated by
the office of the dean of students will
be open in the Union lobby during
the entire week.

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Alexander G. Ruthven.
dicating that those that are entering
the University this fall are more
serious minded and are coming here
to study."
The department showing the larg-
est loss is the literary school, where
there are 132 fewer applications from
freshmen men than last year. The
only school showing an increase is
the School of Education which can
point to a 57 per cent increase.
1,255 Freshmen Enrolled
The t o t a l freshman enrollment
last night was 1,255, while last year
at the same time the enrollment was
1,414, a decrease of 11.2 per cent.
The principal speaker at the Hill
Auditorium program on Thursday
night will be Prof. A. E. R. Boak of
the history department, Prof. Phillip
E. Bursley, director of. Orientation
Week announced yesterday. Prof es-
sor Boak will give an illustrated lec
ture on the University excavations in
Egypt, of which he was the director.
"There have been no major changes
or innovations in the Orientation pe-
riod program this year," Professor
Bursley said yesterday. "One of our
aims has been to standardize the
orientation process so that there will
be no misunderstandings and the
program will be conducted smoothly."

Kraus Praises Serious Spirit
of Campus in Summer Term

"Although the 1932 Summer Ses-
sion was smaller from the point of
view of attendance than the preced-
ing one, it was one of the most suc-
cessful that we have ever had from
the point of view of seriousness of
the students and their application to
their work," Dean Edward H. Kraus
of the Summer Session declared yes-
terday.
"The Summer Daily on the new
professional basis was far superior to
anything we have ever had before,"
Dean Kraus said. "The co-operation
S-f YGctr .nfF+was e vry fine

concerts and excursions throughout
the session."
Dean Kraus a 1s o praised the
School-of Music for its support in
presenting the weekly Hill Auditori-
um concerts and frequent band con-
certs on the campus. The co-opera-
tion of the Michigan League in its
presentation of the various campus
social events during the session under
the direction of Miss Ethel McCor-
mick and Miss Katherine Noble was
also termed "splendid" by Dean
Kraus.
The registration of regular stu-

League to House
20 Women as Part
of Employing Plan
Thirty women students will have
an opportunity to earn their way
through college this year under the
auspices of the League, it is an-
nounced by Miss Ethel McCormick,
social director. The League dormi-
tory itself will be used to house 20.
The Cave will be reserved for the
group as a sitting room. Assisting
Miss McCormick with the group's
sncial activities and living in the

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