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VOL. XLIII No. 74

ANN ARBOR, MICHIGAN, SATURDAY, JAN. 7, 1933

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Dean Sadler, Two Others, Say
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Former Governor And His Successor

Profit Share
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One-Half The Proceeds Of
'Cabinet Of Dr. Caligari'
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By JOHN W. PRITCHARD
Further viewpoints on the Techno-
cracy controversy were presented
yesterday in additional interviews
with faculty men, two of them pro-
fessors in the engineering college and
one of them an economist.
The three men interviewed-Prof.
Morris A. Copeland of the economics
department, Dean H. C. Sadler of the
engineering college, and Prof. A. 11.
White of the department of mechani-
cal engineering, were as one in be-
lieving that the arguments presented
by the Technocrats were distinguish-
ed to a great extent by vagueness.
Professor Copeland, however, for the
most part took issue with such of the
findings of the Technocrats as were
clearly stated, while the two engi-
neers, in one manner or another,
tended to favor the statements of the
group.

League's Next
tion Is Termed
m Conventional

he profits from theJ
"The Cabinet of Dr.
xt motion picture to
in Arbor by the Art
will be turned overI
Good Will Fund it
ieeting of the execu-
le league last night.
ment by Sec.-Treas.
Grad., corrects pre-
a similar contribu-
made known, before
passed on by the
ibution now pledged
$200,Seidel said.

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'Disregard Scott's Record'
It was pointed out by Dean Sadler
that Howard Scott, the chief propon-
ent of technocracy, should not be
condemned on the basis of his per-'
sonal past record. If he has produced
an idea which is really worth some-
thing, the dean insisted, his past rec-
ord should be disregarded. when the
idea itself is under consideration.
In a statement to The Daily, Dean
Sadler said, "As with al new ideas,
one naturally would exr ect a rather
distinct line of 'cleavage between the
proponents and their opponents. The
first, carried away by their enthus-,
lasm, are apt to see in their theory
he only solution of the problem,
while the second, with firmly fixed
Kraus Favors
1932 Policy O
Summer Daily
Present Plan Provides For
Larger Circulation And
Complete Campus News

deas of past experience and possibly
snwilling or unable to recognize that
;onditions may have changed and
aew factors have appeared, will re-
sent any suggestions that will cause
ahem to alter their preconceived the-
ries.
"Almost all developments in past
iistory have had as one of their basic
factors the question of man power.
Today we have this same unit plus
the ever-increasing new element of
the machine. A consideration of these
factors led a group of scientists and
engineers originally to consider the
;ossibility of determining the total
power or energy involved in supply-
'ng the needs of our present social
Order. Fundamentally, everything on
this planet may be reduced to a con-
sideration of transformation of en-
ergy; and while the complete data
upon which Technocracy has based
some of its assertions and suggestions
have not so far been published, it
cannot be denied that if nothing else
has been accomplished, it has at least
drawn attention to the fact that the
solution of our present problems can-
not be settled by theories that have
been considered correct in the past.
Machine Plus Man
"Whatever may be the final solu-
tion," continued Dean Sadler, "it is
evident that not the machine alone
with its apparent economies, but the
machine plus man must enter into
all industrial and social problems.
"No particular gain accrues from
trying to, discredit new ideas by at-
tacks on personalities,"-here he re-
fers to Howard Scott- "or dismis-
sing the same without at least at-
tempting to understand them or to
see if some of them might not be
helpful.
"The present chaotic state of in-
dustry generally, the numerous bank
failures, to say nothing of the hec-
tic financing both at home and
abroad, may at least lead one to won-
der if the leaders in these fields have
made a howling success in the gen-
eral economics of the country," Dean
Sadler concluded.
The statements of Professors Cope-
land andWhite will appear in an ar-
ticle in the "'uflday- mrninf-Dally.

President And Wife
A ttend Ceremonies
Many Money Marts Will
Close Today; Congress
Will Not Convene
NORTHAMPTON, Mass., Jan. 6.-
UP)-Calvin Coolidge lay tonight in
the home where he died so suddenly
yesterday, in the town where he had
started his career as a young lawyer.
Tomorrow he goes back into the
Vermont hills to Plymouth, his na-
tive hamlet, there to rest beside his
father and his son.
Simple services will mark his de-
parture from the city he came to as
a young man and leaves as a former
President of the United States.

Native Home

2 Men Are
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Scores Of Admirers
Pay Tribute To
Ex-President

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with Wilber M. Brucker, retiring R1

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can exeeuth,

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Hoovers to Attend
President and Mrs. Hoover and
scores of other important personages
will attend the services. Most of the
money marts of the country will be
closed. Congress will not convene.
And in comparson the services for
the former President will last no
longer than 25 minutes at the most.
Only three pieces of music will be
included in the ceremonies. There
will be no eulogy, no address, with
strict simplicity the keynote.
There in Plymouth, the hamlet of
seven dwellings, his body will be laid
to rest in a grave on a hillside where
others of his family lie. Childhood
friends and old neighbors will stand
with heads bowed, as he had stood in
1924 when his son, Calvin, was
buried, and two years later when his
father was interred.
Rites To Be Simple
The simplieity of the service in
Jonathan Ed ds Congregtional
Church follows the wishes of Mrs.
Coolidge. She chose two of the three
musical selections that will have
their place in the program.
They were selections both she and
Mr. Coolidge liked-a prelude from
"The New World Symphony" and
"Oh, Love That Will Not Let Me Go."
The third piece will be "Lead, Kindly
Light," and will be sung by the
church quartet.
At 8 a. m. Mr. Coolidge's body,
will be taken from his home, "The
Beeches." The casket will be borne
by six policemen, members of the
Northampton force, who will repre-
sent the affection his home city felt
for the former President.

Their Agita
To Doom

Living

film

i poucai an nis-
he Cabinet of Dr.
I by Dr. Robert
ogical film of high
atic interest, with
throughout in or-
rtrayal of the do-
'ious Doctor Cali-
nts of his cabinet.
, the film created
ematic circles, on
cal deviation from
rocedure. The cast
us German actorst
Lil Dagover, and
3roadened
program, the Art
making negotia-
w York Theatre
ito bringing the
e, and also with
Arrangements arc
King Vidor, Carl
stman, and others
he various phases
on of Prof. Oscar
on is being made
install equipment
,res at the Lydia
,re, so that it will
league to satisfy
as been expressed
reign sound pic-

A recommendation that the Sum-
mer Daily be made permanent on the
same basis on which it was operated
last summer was included in the an-
nual report of Dean Edward H.
Kraus. of the Summer Session, to
the President.
In explanation of 'he reasons
which made the change to the pro-
fessional form of paper necessary,
Dean Kraus said, "The Summer
Daily was small in size and did not
adequately cover campus news. Then,
too, the edition did not usually ex-
ceed 1,200 copies, which meant that
since approximately 500 members of
the faculty received the Daily, that
usually not over 700 students sub-
scribed for it. Thus only one fifth of
the students were being reached by
the Daily Official Bulletin."
A plan was subsequently formulat-
ed whereby the Board in Control of
Student Publications agreed to have
the Sumner Daily edited and man-
aged by graduates who had had
ample experience on the Daily of the
academic session. The members of
the staff were paid adequate salaries
and devoted their entire time to the
paper."
Regarding the success of the new
plan Dean Kraus said, "The paper.
was a great improvement, for the
editorial staff covered campus mews
much better than ever before and
maintained throughout the session a
splendid balance between items of
local, national and international in-
terest. On the whole, the various
news items were well handled, the
editorials were dignified and timely,
and the make-up of the paper of
high quality."
The conclusion that Dean Kraus
drew is 4at "it is the general opin-
ion of those interested in the conduct
of the Summer Session paper that
the new plan was entirely successful
and that the arrangement should be
made permanent."

[Depression Is
Conquered By
398 GrAduates
Tf ley Gained Employment
Through Aid Rendered
By Occupational Bureau
In spite of the general business de-
pression and acute unemployment
situation in the teaching profession,
398 graduates, of the University
found employment during 1931-32
through the assistance of the Uni-
versity Bureau of Appointments and
Occupational Information, the an-
nual report of President Alexander
G. Ruthven shows. Of these, 256 were
given teaching positions and 142 ob-
tained positions in business or pro-
fessional lines.
In view of the general tendency
among school boards to cut teach-
ing forces to the minimum, the over-
whelming preference for local can-
didates and the great number of un-
employed teachers, this record speaks
well for the ability of Michigan edu-
cation graduates, Dr. T. Luther Pur-
dom, director of the bureau, said.
Securing employment is only one
of the functions of the bureau, the
report states. The work comes under
five main divisions: personnel re-
search work, guidance, vocational
and educational, the personnel study
of the alumni of the last ten years
(including nearly 38,000, the place-
ment of undergraduates, graduates
and alumni in the teaching profes-
sion, and placements in all kinds of
business positions.

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House Wants
R.F.C.s Loans
Made Public
Corporation Probably Will
Comply; Dems Ponder
Roosevelt Conference
WASHINGTON, Jan. 6.-VP)-Con-
gress slowed its legislative. stride to-
day in memory of Calvin Coolidge.
The Senate adjourned immediately
but the House, anxious to reach- a
vote, went ahead with debate on the
farm relief bill.I
It will join the Senate in recess'
tomorrow, however, as a tribute, to
the former President, many members
planning to attend his funieral.'.
Before resuming discussion on-.the
allotment plan, the House passed a
resolut-ioncalling on the' Reconstruc-
tifn -Pnance Corporation to make
public loans made between February
and July of last year. There were
indications the corporation would
comply and give the names of those,
to whom it loaned more than $1,000,-
000 in the five months period.
Democrats on both sides were
pondering the proposals brought back
by Senate and House leaders from
the conference with President-elect
Roosevelt in New York' yesterday.
Among .them were additional levies
on incomes in the lower brackets,
but Speaker Garner and others made
it known that this was one of the
last resorts toward balancing an out
of line budget.
The Democrats on both sides are
still hoping'that enactment' of the
beer bill, a farm relief measure and
economy proposals, will forestall 'a
special session early in the ,new ad-
ministration.
The odds, however, in view of the
few remaining weeks of the session,
and doubt as to the attitude of Pres-
ident Hoover on some of the propos-
als, still are that the extra ession
will be held.
CHINESE hIERO APPEALS
SHANGHAI, Jan. 6. - OP)-Tsai
Ting-Kai, the poet-general who be-
came the national hero of China a
year ago, appealed today for a chance
to lead his men against*-his old en-
emy in the Shanhaikwan area.

Rabbi Heller To
Speak At Fund
.DinnerSunday
All Workers Urged To Bk
Present .>At Campaigr
Send-Off Supper
Rabbi Bernard Heller will address
the workers on the Student Good
Will Fund campaign, which will be
held next week, at their send-off
dinner to be held at 6:00 p. m. Sun-
day in 'tiie Union,' Chairman John
Huss announced last night.
I William Elliot, '33, will introduce
Rabbi-Heller.

Repeal of the r
freshmen from hiv
houses during the
appeared doubtful t
as brought to be.
who claim that; s;?
be a breach of the
lerstanding with t'
Admitting the s
?ondition of the
=eir need of help,
'hose in clone conne
'esOf the Senate
tudent Affairsan
r'fficiols that a
.car is out of the q'i
Landlame
Landladies ra:-c
esterday that they
nen in last fall w
tanding that the r'
n force. Its revisioi

the drive and to receive their iden-
tification 'cards."
The supper will be served at the
7pecial price of 50 cents. Donation
for the Good 'Will Fund are being
received daily, and there have been
numerous letters from other cities
asking for details about the fund.
Chairman Huss attributes this in-
terest in other cities to the work of
the publicity committeee which is
headed by C. H. Beukema. Other
members are Merle Oliver, local As-
sociated Press correspondent, John
Thomas, '33, and Joseph Renihan,,
'34.
.. The supper and program Sunday
night will be as brief as possible and
will not interfere with Sunday eve-
ning engagements.
E. E. Lucas Will Run
For Council Presidency
E. Edward Lucas, for several years
a member of the city council from
the third ward, yesterday announced
his candidacy for the Republican
noniination foi the presidency of the
council in the March primary.
Aldermiain Lucas has been elected
to a seat on the -counci1 six times.
He was defeated once during a mem-
orable controversy over three ap-
pointments made by Mayor Edward'
Staebler during his first term. The
Republican council at that time
turned the choices of the Democratic
mayor five times and the Republican
lame duc.ks' 'continued'in "office until
the electorate backed the mayor in
a Democratic 'landslide' a years later.:

C aligari" will
iMendelssohn1
be on sale at
g Monday, at

French Give Views
On Paymient Default
France's failure to meet war debt
payments Dec. 15 is believed by the
average Frenchman to be the best
means of bringing the seriousness
of the debt situation before the
American government, it has been
ascertained by means of a recent
survey among men familiar with
French sentiment.
The default was seen as a gesture
growing out of many exasperations
which France has undergone in deal-
ing with the United States, begin-
ning with the refusal of the United
States to r a t i f y the Versailles
Treaty and the failure of the United
States to conclude the tri-partite
agreement which was suggested be-
tween Wngland, France, and. Amer-
ica in 1921.
The French, said one observer who
has recently returned from France,
believe that Hoover's interference
with the reparations payments by
means of the moratorium justifies
France's action in setting aside the
Beranger settlement.
The French mind, he said, is slowly
beginning to realize that it is diffi-
cult to pin down the United States
government on diplomatic questions.
When asked what answer the
Frenchman gives to the contention
that the French agreement to pay
was signed without any conditions
attached to it which would release
France from paying if Germany did
not pay, a mani who is familiar with
French sentiment declared that the
French have always thought that'the
United States would understand the
situation in Europe and consent to a
reconsideration of Germany's rep-

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a Democratic 'landslide' a year later.

University Mai1tais Contact
With, More Tliaii 70,000 Aluni

rooms, according to the
from representatives fro'
rious houses.
More than $5,800 woul
by the fraternities, if .th
amendment allowing fr
live in the houses' succee
ning the gauntlet. Thi
based on an average rot
$20 a month.
May Salvage Hou
Several fraternities, nm
verge of collapse, would 1
such an amendment. Tra
retaries of more than seve
ties were in Ann Arbor at
ning of the year in an eff
out a budget with their
ters which would carry
through the year, accordir
T. Turner, '33, president o
fraternity Council.
Backers of the moveme
the matter before the Int
Council said the presen'
the fraternities demander
the University, and declar
tention of carrying the f
end. Confident that fa
brought out at the ne
meeting will convince t
'bodies, through which ti
amendment must go, of
sity of such action, it. v
that they are preparing
their case with the hope
immediate action.
Senate Committee Ma
In the event that the p
tion is endorsed by the :
nity Council, a meeting c
ate Committee on Stud
will be called next week;
nounced yesterday.
The first attempt t
freshmen from living in
during their first year o
pus was begun in March,
the University passed a
recommending "a policy
membership begin with
more year, as regards rusl
ing, and initiation." Thi:
was to become effective F
Because of the financi
fraternities at the outset
the plan was postpone
years. In 1918, the' situat
gravated by the loss of mt
school to fight in the i
further postponement wa
Many of the advocates
posed change had left the
before action could agair
ered, and the matter w
until 1926. During tha
Alumni Fraternity Assoc
on record as favoring t
fl1aiiorP ihp Tvit R

ma, Honorary
y, Initiates Nine
a, freshman honorary
rnity, yesterday in-
homores who had at-
uired scholastic av-
e Daniel Cook, Emil
aghans, Bruce Mac-a
Moekle, and Walter
e literary college, and
Raymond Beyer, and
the engineering col-

eanlodM, Ms. Roosevelt
Disagree On Girls'Dri-king

lege.

By MARIE MURPHY
"Unfortunately worded," was the
verdict passed yesterday by Alice C.
Lloyd, dean of women, on the recent
statement of Mrs. Franklin D. Roose-
velt that, "the averag, girl faces the
problem of learning very young how
much she can drink of such things
as whiskey and gin and of sticking
to the proper quantity."
Dean Lloyd told The Daily that
"Mrs. Roosevelt's statement implies

With the passage of the prohibition
law a certain feeling of bravado
about drinking entered the minds of
young people and is in some meas-
ure responsible for the present sit-
uation.
"I do agree with Mrs. Roose-
velt that, since prohibition, the
young girl is seriously faced with the
drinking problem," Dean Lloyd as-
serted, "a situation which did not
arise a few years ago. When I was

Graduation from the University'
may mean departure from the cam-
pus, but it does not mean severance
of contact. Through the :agency of
the Bureau of Alumni Relations, the
University. is able to pursueits policy
of "continuing education"'. an d to
maintain more or less continuous
contact with its seventy-odd thou-
sand graduates scattered throughout
the world, according to the annual
report of President Alexander G.
Ruthven.
Services to alumni range from the
issuance of bulletins of information
keeping them in 'touch with latest
developments at the University to
personal service offered toward the
solution of any individual problem
toward which the facilities of the

over the University Broadcasting
Service. Special 'series of radio lec-
tures also were given by representa-
tive members of the faculty, and
many requests were received for the
printed lectures.
The Alumni University, originated
three years ago, represents an effort
at more direct contact with the grad-
uates. The 1932 session was attended
by 70 men and women, the report
states. Lectures upon current prob-
lems of American life and thought
were given by ten faculty members.
The meetings are held during Coin-
mencement season.
Lecture courses and study groups
in Detroit and other nearby cities
have been instituted for the benefit
of alumni living there, and professors

Poor Scholastic Work
"Withdrawals Decrease

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