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The Weather
Unsettled Friday, possibly
rain; warmer.

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Editorials

Further Discussion On Co-ed
For Dinner' Ban.

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VOL. XLIII No. 58 ANN ARBOR, MICHIGAN, FRIDAY, DEC. 2, 1932

PRICE FIVE CENTS

Soph Prom
Will Draw
500 Tonight
Henry Theis' Band Is To
Furnish Music; Troupe
Includes Two Singers
And Novelty Dancers
Kearns, McHenry
Are To Lead March.
Decorations Will Include
Evergreen To Emphasize
Christmas Season; Late
Permission Is Granted
More than 250 couples will gather
in the ballroom of the Union tonight
to dance to the strains of Henry
Theis and his orchestra at the an-
nual Soph Prom.
With only one day left in which
to purchase tickets, last-minute in-
dications showed that practically all
of the 250 issued would be sold. All
unsold tickets last night were taken
to the Union and to Van Boven's,
State St., where they may be pro-
cured today.
Lewis Kearns, '35, of Flint, chair-
man of the committee, and Catharine
Mc~enry, '34, of South Bend, Ind.,
will lead the grand march at mid-
night. The dance will begin at 9 p. m.
and continue until 2 a. m. Late per-
mission has been granted by Alice
Lloyd, dean of women, for women
students attending the dance to stay
out until 2:30 a. m.
The Pendleton Library and the
lounge of the Union will remain open
throughout the dance, and the Union
taproom will be open afterward, serv-
ing its regular menu and a special
Prom breakfast.

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To Lead Grand March At Soph Prom Tonight

Photos by Dey
Lewis Kearns, '35, of Flint, chairman of the Soph Prom committee,
and Catharine McHenry, '34, of South Bend, Ind., will lead the grand
march of the Prom tonight at midnight. The Union ballroom will be
decorated in evergreens to emphasize the Christmas spirit which is the
theme of the dance.

Special features of. the -musical pro-
gram will be the three soloists, Carl
Grayson, tenor; Frances Stevens,
dancer and singer, and Ha Cha, a
negro specialty dancer. The orchestra
will go %to Detroit tomorrow where
it will reopen the Oriole Terrace sup-
per club, where Theis first became
known to Detroiters years ago.
Mr. and Mrs. Lewis N. Holland and
Mr. and Mrs. Paul F. Leidy were
added yesterday to the list of faculty
patrons.
Sir Launcelot, In
1932 Dress, Rides
Nag For Publicity
There's one born every minute, and
two to tape him.
Just whether Lawrence Levy, '34,
who rode a horse for Play Production
yesterday as a publicity stunt, was
the sucker or the come-on man is
hard to tell.
Levy, wearing an orange wig, black
fedora, House of David beard, and
tattered trousers, sat on his nag in
the exact middle of the campus from
11 a. m. to 1 p. m., exhorting students
to witness the real "Beggar on Horse-
back," which is Play Production's
next offering.
The rider got away with his act
well enough, but seemed to turn'
rather green about the gills when-
ever the horse reared in pain. (From
hunger).
Cinematic League
Turns Many Away
From First Show
Selling out completely for both
Thursday and Friday nights before
the picture, "Ten Days That Shook
The World" was ever shown to lo-
cal audiences, the Art Cinema League
announced last night that a Satur-
day performance will be scheduled.J
The house last night which saw the.
Eisenstein picture was crowded to
capacity with nearly a hundred
turned away.
In introducing the picture and the
Russian short subjects which accom-
panied it, Prof. 0. J. Campbell ex-
plained the purpose of the League
and expressed great confidence thatl
their eventual aim of sponsoring not
only moving 'pictures but eventu-
an., iirmwimate t t a attractions

WetsDrys gird
For Aetion On
Beer Question
Democratic Proposals To
Face First Battle In
House Committee
WASHINGTON, Dec. 1.-)P -- The
Democratic prohibition repeal pro-
posal faces its first test tomorrow!
in the House judiciary committee
with a battle threatened over sub-
mitting the new amendment to rati-
fication by conventions or by state
legislatures.
As wet and dry leaders lined up
their forces for a vote on the propo-
sition in the House Monday, Senator
Robinson of Arkansas, Democratic'
floor leader, promised quick action on
both repeal and beer measures if and
when they reach the Senate after
House action.
4puseMay Vote Twic~e
Party leaders conceded that if the
form of the repeal resolution spon-
sored by Speaker Garner stipulat-
ing convention ratification is revised
by the judiciary committee a situa-
tion might arise whereby the House
would have an opportunity to vote
on the original measure as well as
on the amended legislation.
With reports of additional support
from both Republicans and Demo-
crats, however, the Vice-President-
elect appeared more determined to
force the Democratic proposal to a!
vote. "Our prospectsare good," he
said.
Back from a conference with Pres-
ident-elect R oosevelt at Warm
Springs, Ga., Senator Robinson said
he thought some question would be
raised as to the form of the Garner
resolution because of the provision
in the Democratic platform for pro-
tection to dry states.
Foresees Limitations.
"I think," the Arkansan said, "some
question is going to be raised in the
Senate for some limitations on the
Garner resolution."
Shortly afterward, Senator Robin-
son (Rep., Ind~) took an unaltered
stand against changing the Federal
liquor laws but predicted that beer
would be legalized at the short ses-
sion. He said he was anxious to de-
lay action on repeal and beer legis-
lation until the Democrats come into
control of Congress.
A call to the House Republican
wet bloc to meet Monday morning
to consider the Garner resolution was
issued by its chairman, Rep. Beck
(Rep., Pa.,) who said he was "con-
fident" the group will support it "un-
less some better resolution is pro-
posed."

Date Of Trial
For Negro Will
Be Set Ahead,
Attorney Asks For Delay
As Legal Privilege To
Prepare His Defense
Circuit Judge George W. Sample
yesterday granted Carry Hunt Baylis,
Ypsilanti negro charged with com-
plicity in the murder Nov. 26 of Cap
Deatherage, continuance of the case
that was slated for trial at 9 a. m.
yesterday. The motion was granted
on plea of Louis Burke, attorney for
Baylis.
With Thomas Britton, also a negro,
Wednesday sentenced to life impris-
onment for his confessed murder of
the Ypsilanti war veteran who was
found, brutally slashed and beaten,
dying in a vacant lot in that city
by a passerby, Attorney Burke based.
his motion on the fact that jurymen
selected to try Baylis had sat through
the examination of Britton, and on
Baylis' legal right to a 10-day period
between arraignment and trial to
prepare his defense.
Judge Sample set Saturday morn-
ing for the time at which the date
for the trial will be set.
County officers were baffled in at-
tempting to find an adequate motive
for the slaying of Deatherage. Ac-
cording to Britton, he and Baylis,
in company with several others, had
participated in a drinking party at
their rooming house on the night of
Nov. 25.
Britton testified that Baylis had
ordered him to follow Deatherage
when he left thendance hall where
the two roomed and murder him for
the $30 he was known to be carrying.
Britton said Deatherage had spoken
abusively to him on a previous oc-
casion.
The confessed murderer, small,
wizened, and poorly dressed, seemed
oblivious to the gravity of the charge
placed against him, and at no time
exhibited any emotion.

British Again
Plead Delay
In Payments
Meeting Debts On Dec. 15
Would Deepen Misery,
Stimson Is Told
Import Restriction
Considered Possible
Capitol Hill Continues As
Adamant As Originally;
Paris Forms Note
(By Associated Press)
The British government yesterday
again entreated the United States
for a moratorium on war debts due
Dec. 15, asserting in a note handed
to Secretary Stimson by Ambassador
Lindsay that payment would deepen
the depression.
Calls At Stimsons Home
Sir Roland Lindsay went to the
suburban home of Secretary Stimson
with the note which fortified with
elaborate facts Great Britain's con-
tention that it was unable to pay
without serious harm to its financial
structure.
The note added that if payments
are resumed and no provision made
for a general re-examination of the
whole debt subject, the British gov-
ernment would be forced to restrict
importation of American goods.
Secretary Stimson immediately
took the 6,000-word documentto the
White House, where he and Secre-
tary Mills conferred at length with
President Hoover. No announcement
was made there, however,
Opposition Firm
Sharp comment from Capitol Hill
gave no indication that the stern op-
position among the nation's legisla-
tors to either another moratorium or
reconstruction of the whole suestion
had been weakened by the British
note.
Senator Watson, the Republican
leader, and Senator Robinson tae
De Morat le rerted their
belief that Congress would, not
change its position.
In Paris, meanwhile, another note
was prepared and will probably be
handed to Secretary Stimson today
by Ambassador Claudel.
Expect French Request
For Moratorium Today1
PARIS, Dec. 1.-(P)-Premier Her--
riot sent the new French request for
postponement of the $20,000,000 in-
terest payment due the United States
Dec. 15 to Ambassador Paul Claudel
in Washington tonight.
The document probably will be de-
livered to Secretary Stimson tomor-
row morning. It is a short summary
of the French position containing
about a half-dozen pages.
The fresh note was approved and
officially polished at a cabinet meet-
ing today over which President Al-
bert LeBrun presided.
Hospital Aides
Add $2,167 Gift
To Fund Total
The Community Fund rose slowly
to a total of $43,318 yesterday after-
noon, latest reports show.
The contributions chiefly respon-

sible for today's figures came from
employes at the University Hospital
who pledged $2,167. It is expected
that the workers there will bring that
amount up to $2,500 before the cam-
paign is concluded.
Donations of $100 or more came in
slowly, but Edith Owen, executive,
director of the Community Fund,
said that she expected $4,000 or $5,-
000 more in the big gift division
would be turned in.
Although the fund staff was hope-
ful of reaching the goal of $62,938
before Saturday, there is little indi-
cation that the total would be re-
ceived by that time. However, Miss
Owen stated that the campaign
would continue until the set amount.
had been obtained.
Woine Educators Hear
Librarian's History Talk
Women interested in education
gathered last night at the William L.
Clements Library, where Dr. Ran-
dolph G. Adams spoke to them on

State's Music
Teachers To
MeetToday
School Of Music Is Host
In Conjunction With The
State Advisory Council
Orchestra Sessions#
Are To Open Clinic
Dr. Charles Sink To Give
Address Of Welcome In
School Of Music Annex
Leading educators in the state's
music world arrive in Ann Arbor this
morning to begin a two-day instru-
mental music clinic covering every
phase of instrumentation, interpre-
tation, and music instruction, with
band and orchestra programs and
class visitation periods.
The clinic is sponsored by the
School of Music, the State Depart-
ment of Public Instruction, and the
State Advisory Council of Music Edu-
cation. It is under the direction of
Dr. Joseph Maddy of the Extension
Division.
Orchestra Sessions Today
Orchestra sessions will take up to-
day's entire program, with a compli-
mentary recital by the School of
Music Trio tonight. Band sessions will
take place tomorrow, to be attended
by supervisors of music, directors of
orchestras and bands, and teachers
of instrumental music from all parts.
of the state.
This morning's sessions, w h i c h
open with a welcome address by Dr.
Charles A. Sink, president of the
School of Music, are to be held in
the School of Music Annex. Two'
talks will be features of the program,
one by Ada Bicking, state director of1
music education, on "The State Pro-
gram of Music Education," and one
b Dr. Mdyi oni 'Discussion of Ma-
terials for Classes A, B, and 'C."
Morris Hall will be the scene of the
afternoon's gatherings both days.
This afternoon Dr. Earl V. Moore,
director of the School of Music, will
talk on "Present Day Tendencies."
Following Dr. Moore's talk the Uni-
versity Symphony Orchestra, under;
the baton of Prof. David Mattern, will
read materials from the state and
national orchestra contest lists. In-
structors of music and directors of
orchestras will sit in with the orches-
tra in the Morris Hall studios and
study Professor Mattern's interpre-
tation of the contest numbers.
Trio Recital Tonight
The School of Music Trio, consist-
ing of Professors Wassiy Besekirsky,
Harns Pick, and Joseph Brinkman,
as violinist, violoncellist and pianist
respectively, will give a recital at 8
p. m. .
The Saturday morning program,
devoted to band studies, will be held
in the annex. Routine business dis-
cussions will be followed by two talks
on "The Playing of Brass Instru- I
ments," by Prof. Leonard Falcone, di-
rector of the Michigan State College
band; and "The Woodwind Choir,"
by Prof. Nicholas D. Falcone, con-
ductor of the Varsity Band.
The first and major part of the
afternoon sessions, which again will
take place at Morris Hall, will be a
reading of the national list of band
compositions and a band clinic, with
the Varsity Band directed by Prof.
Nicholas Falcone.
A talk on "Marching Maneuvers,"

by Lieut. Richard R. Coursey, assist-
ant professor of military science and
tactics, will conclude the band
sessions.

Named Play Director

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Trojans' Bid To Ea
Team Accepted; Su
In Difficult Season (
As Reason For C1
Pitt Seeks First W
In 3 Coast St

Unexpected Move
Gives Pittsburgh

Unfavorable Attitude
Big Ten Is Factor
Awarding 18th Annu
Game To Panthe
LOS ANGELES, Dec. 1.--(P)-I
surprise move, the University
Southern California today invi
Pittsburgh as its opponent int
eighteenth annual Rose Tournam
game at Pasadena Jan. 2.
The announcement came at a n
ney Photo mrent when it appeared that Mic
* * igan might be able to clear the po
season barrier of the Big Ten c<
M cCracken ference and get the call. It was ge
erally supposed that even Colg
.". held a better chance of playing int
H ave. ireetLion annual battle of the Roses.
Willis 0. Hunter, Trojan direc
Of 1933 JGPof athletics, issued the invitation a
an immediate acceptance was fort
noming from Don Harrison, athle
Former Campus Dramatist lirector of Pittsburgh.
Schedule Considered
Expected To Guide Play In selecting Coach Jock Suthe
To New Heights land's team, the Southern Californ
____ _ sathletic board of control said it v
motivated "by the extremely diffic
Russell McCracken, recently chosen 'and representative schedule that I
director of the 1933 Junior Girlsap esentaivea sceulyhaot
Play, through his past experience has Pittsburgh team so successfully co
proved himself well fitted to steer pleted this season."
this year's play, the annual project The Panthers played a 10-ga
of the Junior women, to a succe4- schedule and came out without a d
fwl cllrnax, 'according to Francs feat in a series of games which ca
Manchester, '34, general chairman of red them into grid conflict with ou
the central committee."' standing elevens from coast to coa
The most recent achievement of Scoreless ties with Ohio State a
Comedy Club, "Meet the Wife," which Nebraska alone marred the season
ran in Ann Arbor Nov. 10, 11, and which Army, Notre Dame, Stanfo
12, was under his direction, and the Pennsylvania, Carnegie Tech, W
success of that production was ap- Virginia, Duquesne, and Ohio Nor
preciated by Ann Arbor audiences, ern were beaten.
she pointed out. Pitt's Third Venture
Mr. McCracken has had experi- It will be Pittsburgh's third ventu
ence with Play Production and Com- in Rose Tournament play, with t
edy Club during the years while a Panthers still seeking their first v
student on the campus. tory. Stanford won a 7 to 6 game
He has also been with the Reper- 1928, while the Trojans ran up 1
tory Players for the past two seasons largest score in the annals of 1
as official stage manager for that or- classic in 1930, defeating the Suth
ganization's productions. land-coached aggregation w h ic

Rose Bowl

Game

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and
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stern

Sphinx Honorary
Initiates Nine

Group
Juniors

Gargoyle Sales Fool.
Its Own Management
The Gargoyle boys are at it
again.
Last week, Editor Edward S. Mc-
Kay and his staff got together
and put out the December issue of
the campus funny magazine.
They met with remarkable success,
and Gargoyle went on sale yester-
day morning.
The sale, to the astonishment of
everybody concerned, went over in
a big way. The total receipts last
night were the highest Gargoyle
has recorded in one day for the
last year and a half.
Now Editor McKay is sitting
around with a worried look in his
eye, trying to find out what makes
the present issue so popular. The
staff polled a few purchasers, who
declared the magazine was dirtier
and funnier than before, but Mc-
Kay isn't convinced.
Maybe the depression is over.

Sphinx, honorary junior literary
society, yesterday initiated nine new
men into the organization. The in-
itiation was followed by a banquet at
7 p. m. at the Union, addressed by
Professors Waldo Abbott and Lewis
G. VanderVelde.
The initiates are: Avon Artz,
Charles Bernard, John Fisher, Ray
Fiske, Wallace Graham, Charles Jou-
ett, Brackley Shaw, C. Hart Schaaf,
and Arend Vyn.

boasted several All-American stars,
47 to 14.
Although no official comment was
made, Southern California athletic
authorities had let it be known after
the selection of their team to defend
the Far West's laurels was certain
that Michigan, undefeated champion
of the Big Ten, would be invited if
the Western Conference rule against
post-season contests could be lifted.
Decision Not A Surprise
Here, Athletic Heads Say
Southern California's action did
not come as a complete surprise to
Prof. Ralph W. Aigler, chairman of
the Board in Control of Athletics,
as he had expected a definite deci-
sion from the West Coast since last
Tuesday he said last night.
The officials' request for a poll of
the faculty members of the Big Ten
was based upon the necessity of mak-
ing a definite choice Nov. 29. It came
as a surprise to him when that an-
nouncement was delayed one day,
he stated.
The formal invitation to Pittsburgh
was based upon an unfavorable poll
although Professor Aigler said that
he did not know the exact details of
the vote.
Fielding H. Yost, director of, In-
tercollegiate Athletics, is quoted as
saying that, in his telephone conver-
sation to the West Coast yesterday
afternoon, he refused to guarantee
that the Big Ten would change the
rule.
If Coach Yost had promised that
Michigan could play, Southern Cali-
fornia might have seen its way to
postpone the definite decision to Sat-
urday, but as the question remained
in doubt U. S. C. did not feel it could
delay the decision longer, it is be-
lieved.
Michigan authorities have taken

Currency Is Better Than Gold,
Canadian Visit Tells Americans

Galens Prepares For Annual
Drive To Aid Crippled Children

VANCOUVER, B. C., Dec. 1.--P)-
American gold is as good as gold in
Canada but American paper cash is
much better.
A citizen of the United States, vis-
iting a bank here, learned to his sor-
row he would have been wiser to fill
his pockets with bills before leaving
home instead of loading them down
with gold pieces. It would have saved
him a lot of money.
He walked into the bank and laid
on the counter some American bank-
notes, some silver dollars and some

more to us than Canadian gold pieces
of the same face value. We will give
$5 in Canadian bills for a $5 Cana-
dian gold piece, and we can give no
more for an American gold piece
of the same amount."
"But I thought you were paying
a premium on gold?"
"On raw gold from the mines," re-
plied the banker.
"And by the way," added the
banker, "you will have to leave the
gold here now, because it is illegal to
take gold out of Canada without a

Christmas happiness and welcome
recreation for hundreds of handi-
capped children under state care in
the University Hospital will again be
provided this year by Galens, junior
medical society. Money for the un-
dertaking will be raised during the
annual Tag Day sales to be conduct-
ed on the campus Tuesday and
Wednesday, Dec. 6 and 7.
The yuletide party has become the
cheeriest event of a long year for
the crippled children, many of whom

and a few of unknown species-are
fashioned in wood on the machines
of the workshop by little workers
under the direction of Harold Nelson.
Games, jig-saw puzzles, miniature
boats are built for the use and enter-
tainment of children confined to
other wards of the hospital and each
builder receives one article of every
two he makes, for his own.
The sight of the children busy at
their constructive recreation is grati-
fying. When they enter the shop
they eagerly prepare their materials

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