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Editorials
The CWA Helps Needy Stu-
dents; Honor Our Varsity At
The Smoker.

VOL. XLIV No. 66 ANN ARBOR, MICHIGAN, SUNDAY, DECEMBER 10, 1933

PRICE FIVE CENTS

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Question Of
Student Work
Is In Tanole
Smith Sees No Provisions
For Or Against Hiring
Students Under CWA
Many Applicants
Are Refused Jobs
Required 30-Hour Week
Main Obstacle; 'White
Collar' Jobs Lacking
The possibility of students being
employed in either of the two Uni-
versity Civil Works Administration
projects has resolved itself into what
was termed last night a "tangled
proposition," by Harold D. Smith, di-
rector of the Michigan Municipal
League, who is prominently affiliated
with the local CWA administration.
Students who registered in the
basement of the City Postoffice yes-
terday in the hope of obtaining em-
ployment on the CWA projects were
told in many cases that their chances
of obtaining work were slim because
they had no family dependents in
many cases, and because they would
be unable to work the quota of 30
hours a week while in the University.
The lack of "vhite collar" jobs was
also cited as an additional blockade
against students enjoying the bene-
fits of the Rooseveltian CWA pro-
gram.
"Apparently there are no rules or
regulations prohibiting the employ-
ment of students," Mr. Smith said..
"On he other hand, there is no
stipulation in favor of the students.
It seems at present that there may
be some chance of using them, but
there is still the 30-hour week ob-
stacle to be surmounted.
"Possibly the Unversity,through
more direct negotiations with Lans-
ing, can obtain 'white collar' or re-
search-type jobs for students at a
later date. Wisconsin was able to
gain approval of 'white collar' CWA
work, although not for students, but
we may be able to do this for stu-
dents."
Under the present plan, Washte-.
naw County will be able to employ
about 2,000 men. More than 7,000
have applied for work.
-The University environs are being
scoured for possible CWA projects of
a type from which students could
benefit, according to Prof. Lewis M.
Gram, director of plant extension,
but he added that all there was to
do for a while is to "mark time."
Student Rates
For Christmas
Are Announced'
Round trip rates for students re-
turning home over the Christmas
holidays have been announced by lo-
cal ticket agents for airlines, buses,
and railroads.
The lowest round trip railroad
rates that have ever been offered,
single fare and a ninth, were an-
nounced by local officials of the
Michigan Central Railroad. This rate
is good anywhere in the United
States except the New England
States. This special rate is good only

from Dec. 14 to Jan. 15.I
The local ticket office of the Grey-
hound Bus Lines also announced a
new low in special student round trip
rates of a one way fare plus one dol-
lar, good to all points east of St.
Louis.
Frederick S. Randall, manager of
the Michigan Alumni Travel Bureau,
official Ann Arbor ticket office for all
airplane and steamship companies,
announced that there will be no spe-
cial student holiday rates on the air-
lines. He pointed out, however, that
the airline companies in general have
substantially reduced their regular
rates in the last year.

Colonel Robins Holds Unbiased
Views, StanfordProfessor Says

Col. Raymond Robins, who is lec-
turing here on "Russia - After 15
Years," at 8 p. m. Tuesday, in Hill
Auditorium, under the auspices of
the Oratorical Association, is charac-
terized by Prof. L. E. Bassett, head
of the division of speech at Stan-
ford University, as "a man not in-
clined to view a situation through a
knothole but rather a man who takes
Mr. Bassett will appear with
Prof. Julio del Toro of the Span-
ish department in a program to be
presented at 8 p. m. Wednesday in
Mason Hall under the auspices of
Zeta Phi Eta, speech society.
There is no charge for the pro-
gram, and there will be an op-
portunity to meet the speakers in-
formally after the program.
an impersonal, unbiased, broad-
minded view of the subject which he
is discussing."
Professor Bassett, who is visiting
here prior to attending the annual,

convention of the National Associa-
tion of Teachers of Speech, of which
he is president, said that Robins is
a quiet, conversationalist type of
speaker and does not declaim and
gesture. "I heard him deliver a lec-
ture in an assembly at Stanford
where he kept a group of students
respectfully interested and silent for
two hours," stated Professor Bassett.
Colonel Robins may be remembered
as the man who in September of 1932
caused nation-wide concern when he
mysteriously disaippeared while en
route to Washington to confer with
his personal friend former President
Hoover.
It was feared by many that because
of Colonel Robins' militant advocacy
of prohibition and frequent crusades
for this cause, that bootleggers, who
had previously written threatening
letters, had done away with him.
A nation-wide search was insti-
tuted with no results. However,
several months later, after govern-
ment secret service men had given
(Continued on Page 8)

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Jewish-Gentile
Problem Cited
At Symposium
Intolerance Is Growing,
Waterman Says; Seven
Others On Program
Belief that there is a growing Jew-
ish-Gentile intolerance problem in
the United States was expressed last
night by Prof. Leroy Waterman, head
of the departmnet of oriental lan-
guages and literatures, at a sympo-
sium on intolerance held at the
Union.
This problem, Professor Waterman
said, was developing in districts where
Gentiles have contacts with a large
and increasing group of Jews, con-
tending that it was not so much the
number of Jews in these large groups
as the kind which brought about the
trouble.
Prof. Preston 'V4. Slosson of the
history department was the first
speaker, saying that two cures for
intolerance were scienctific informa-
tion and a flaming belief in liberty.
Prof. DeWitt Parker, chairman of
the department of philosophy dis-
cussed the problem from the realm
of ideas and in regard to man's phil-
osophy of life.
The afternoon session of the sym-
posium was devoted to a discussion of
the causes of intolerance, led by Prof.
Z. Clark Dickinson of the economics
department, Prof. Walter B. Pillsbury,
chairman of the psychology depart-
ment, Prof. Roderick D. McKenzie,
chairman of the sociology depart-
ment, and Prof. Roy W. Sellars of
the philosophy department. Prof.
John L. Brumm, head of the journal-
ism department, acted as chairman.
Professor Dickinson laid particular
stress on the economic causes for
intolerance between racial groups
which are living in contact with one
another, saying that many of the
frictions which are attributed to ra-
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Plan Council
To Administer
Good Will Fund
Representatives of church, liberal,
and foreign organizations on cam-
pus will meet at 5 p. m. tomorrow in
the Union to vote on a constitution
for a proposed permanent council
of their groups.
A committee headed by Kendall
Wood, '34, of the Liberal Students
Union, temporary chairman of the
group, was appointed at the last
meeting a week ago and is working
on the constitution, which will pro-
vide a name for the council and set
up a definite membership. Officers
will also be elected.
Congregational Students

Ruthvens Will
Depart Today
For New York
President Sails Tuesday;
To Look Over Excava-
tions In Egypt
President and Mrs. Alexander G.
Ruthven are boarding the "Wolver-
ine" at 6:10 p. m. today for New
York where they sail Tuesday on
S. S. Exochorda for Alexandria where
President Ruthven is to look over the
University diggings.
While in Egypt, he will go to the
University Excavation camp at Kom
Aushim, in the Fayoum district, where
are located the sites of ancient Kar-
anis and Dime. The group located
there has been there since 1924.
Another University expedition that
will be visited will be the one located
at Baghdad, Iraq, which is the lo-
cation of ancient Seleucia. The group
working at Baghdad has been on the
site for several seasons. Dr. Ruthven
indicated that they will fly to this
city. Their son, Peter, is a member
of the expedition now there.
First Women's
Debates Will Be
Held Tomorrow
Michigan State Normal College
will be the season's first opponent
of the Varsity women's debating
team, in a pair of debates tomorrow
here and in Ypsilanti.
The Michigan affirmative team,
composed of M. Elizabeth Smith,
'35Ed., Katharine H a 11, '36, and
Helen Jenne, '34, will meet the Ypsi-
lanti negative debaters at 4 p. m. at
Charles McKenny Hall on the Nor-
mal College campus. At 7:30 p. m.
the Ypsilanti affirmative team will
meet the Michigan negative, com-
posed of Harriet Kesselman, '35,
Helen Podolsky, '34, and Winifred
Bell, '36, in Room 4203. Angell Hall.

Regents Make
Departmental
Appointments
Give Formal Approval To
List Of Fellows, Scholars,
And Assistants
Name 28 Fellows
In Literary College
All Schools And Colleges
Name Aides For Current
University Year
Formal approval of the list of fel-
lows, scholars, assistants, research
assistants, and teaching fellows of
the various departments of the Uni-
versity was granted recently by the
Board of Regents.
In the Graduate School the fol-
lowing were named: Gerald P. Coo-
per, fisheries research fellow; Virgin- '
ia M. Hansen, University scholar;
Marietta R. Kuiper, State College
fellow; Evans R. Schmeling, Univer-
sity fellow; Robert P. Stockhous,
Frederick Stearns and Co. fellow in
pharmacy; Wilfred J. Smith, Uni-
versity scholar; and Everett E. Wyn-
koop, joint research committee on
boiler feed-water studies fellow.
Josephine Wedemeyer was named
recording clerk in the registrar's of-
fice.
Many In Literary College
In the literary college the appoint-
ments are divided into the various
departments. Ernest L. Miller was
named graduate assistant in botany;
and William A. Arc ier and Carl o.
Grassl research fellyws in the botan-
ical gardens. in az~alytical chemis-
try Charles C. Countryman, Edwin
W. Goodspeed, Grac Leslie, and Hel-
en Robinson were selected as labora-
tory assistants. As assistants Wil-
liam Fredrick, Harvey C. Diehl, and
Richard Zerbe were approved, and
Malcolm Filson as teaching fellow.
Teaching fellows in general and
physical chemistry are as follows:
James Ferguson, Onslow B. Hager,
Loren T. Jones, Headlee Lamprey,
George Lindemulder, Reuben Thielke,
and John H. Truesdail. Kenneth
Bristol, Stanley Kleinheksel, and
Lewis Lloyd were approved as assis-
tants, and Gerhard H. Cook as lab-
oratory assistant.
Economics Assistants Named
Albert Bunting, Emmett Carmi-
chael, Leland Pence, and Frederick
Wiselogle, laboratory assistants, and
Chester Gooding, teaching fellow,
were named in the organic chemis-
try department.
Assistants in economics include
Kenneth Luce, Anthony Luchek,
John Neal, Morris Schwartz, and
Maurice Silverman.
In English language and literature
the following teaching fellows were
approved: Bert E. Boothe, Kenneth
Hoag, William P. Knode, Paul F. Lee-
dy, Evelyn Little, Joe H. Palmer, and
Francis X. Rolinger. Assistants are
Roy G. Curtis, Jeannette Fleischer,
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EXPECT HIGHER RECEIPTS
Although a final check-up has yet
to be made on the receipts of the
Soph Cabaret, Elizabeth Rich, '36,
chairman of the finance committee,
last night stated that "receipts this
year will surely exceed those of last
year."

Will Award Trophy Tuesday

Dickinson Will Speak At
Union Football Smoker
Before Michigan Fans
Fay, Austin Among
Group Of Speakers
To Show Sound Pictures
Of Important Games On
This Year's Schedule
Following the announcement of the
Frank G. Dickinson national foot-
ball ratings last night, by which
Michigan is named champion for the
second successive year, Director of
Intercollegiate Athletics Fielding H.
Yost told The Daily that Mr. Dickin-
son himself would appear at the
Football Smoker Tuesday night in
the Union ballroom to present the
Trophy.
Mr. Yost, calling by telephone from
Chicago, stated that Mr. Dickinson
would make a special trip to Ann Ar-
bor to appear at the smoker as the
main speaker and award the trophy.
In addition to Mr. Dickinson, Fred-
erick C. Matthaei, president of the
University of Michigan Club of De-I
troit, Head Coach Harry G. Kipke,1
Mr. Yost, and Stan Fay and Tom
Austin, retiring captain and captain-
elect, respectively, will talk. Six
other regulars who are seniors areF
also scheduled for short speeches.ae
More than 500 students and faculty
are expected to be in attendance, ac-]
cording to John S. Howland, '34, Lit-1
erary School vice-president. Howland
emphasized the fact that faculty as
well as students are welcome. 1
Sound pictures of the important
games of the schedule have definitely
been obtained, and will be shown on
a huge picture screen, especially con-1
structed at one end of the ballroom1
for the occasion.
Rolph Stand To
Be Attacked By
MarleyToday
Fisher To Speak On 'Sea
Of Galilee' At Methodist
Morning Service
Speaking on the subject, "Gov.
Rolph, Lawbreaker," the Rev. Har-
old P. Marley of the Unitarian
Church will make a study of "mob
rule" in his sermon at 10:45 a. m.
in that church. At 7:30 p. m. the
Liberal Students Union will hold their
weekly meeting.
The Rev. Frederick B. Fisher will
preach at the morning service at
10:45 a. m. in the First Methodist
Episcopal Church on the topic, "The
Sea of Galilee." In the evening serv-
ice at 7:30 p. m. the Rev. Peter F.
Stair, associate pastor of the church,
will preach on the topic, "The Little
Child." Student groups of the church
will hold their regular series of Sun-
day programs at Stalker Hall. At
12:15 p. m. a forum on the morning
sermon will begin, at 3 p. m. the In-
ternational Student Forum will meet,
and at 6 p. m. Kappa Phi will pre-
sent their annual Christmas program
in addition to the usual fellowship
program.
At St. Andrews Episcopal Church
the Rev. Henry Lewis will preach at
11 a. m. on "What Use Is the Bible
Today?" In the evning "conversa-
tione" at Harris Hall, Episcopal stu-
dents will meet at 7 p. m. for a week-
ly get-together and discussion.
In the morning sermon in the Zion
Lutheran Church, the Rev. E. C. Stell-
horn will preach at 10:30 a. m. with
a topic appropriate to Universal Bible
Sunday. The Student Club of that

church will be addressed at 6:45 p. m.
by Prof. Bruce Donaldson of the de-
partment of fine arts on "The Con-
tribution of the Church to Fine Arts."

LEADING TEAMS FOR 1933

Michigan...,.....
Nebraska........

Minnesota ....
Pittsburgh .....
Ohio State ....
So. Calif.......
Princeton
Oregon.........
Army .........
Purdue........
Stanford ......

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W L T Rat-
ing
7 0 1 28.52
8 1 0 24.61
4 0 0 23.87
8 1 0 23.01
7 1 0 22.79
10 1 1 22.61
9 0 0 22.50
9 1 0 22.16
9 1 0 22.16
6 1 1 21.88
9 1 1 20.34

State Ekes Out
26-2 5 Triumph
Over Michigan
Wolverines Imi p r o v e On
Initial Showing; Allen
Leads Scoring
By ART CARSTENS
Michigan's Varsity basketball team
lost to Michigan State by a single
point in the opening home game of
the season played at Yost Field
House last night, the Spartans eking
out a 26 to 25 win in one of the fast-
est and most thrilling early-season
games ever played here.
The Wolverines were an immense-
lyimproved team over the outfit that
lost a one-sided game to Western
State on Monday, and on several oc-
casions their ,scoring spurts gave
them a comfortable lead, but the
Green and White cagers were not to
be denied.
Led by their tall center, Maurice
Buysse, who was high point man of
both teams with 13 points, the Spar-
tans came back after trailing by a
point with seven minutes to go, to
win in a driving finish.'
Allen Leads Wolverines
Fred Allen led his Wolverine team-
mates in scoring with a total of nine
points, scored on four field goals and
a foul. His pivot shot from near the
foul line put Michigan back in the
running on several occasions.
Coach Franklin C. Cappon said
after the game that he was disap-
pointed over losing such a close
game, but expressed himself as be-
ing satisfied with the way his team
played on the whole. He said that
on several occasions the first team
did not take advantage of opportuni-
ties to work the ball in close, and said
that was the reason why he sent a
sophomore team in near the end of
the first half.
The mentor said that the team was
much better than on Monday, prais-
ing particularly the work of two
sophomores, George Ford and Chelso
Tomagno. Ford, playing at a regu-
lar forward position, collected seven
points and was the spark plug of
the Wolverine offense. Tomakno sub-
stituted for Oliver at guard and was
instrumental in starting the spurt
that almost won the game.
Michigan Scores First
Michigan got away to a flying start,
scoring five points in the first min-
ute. Allen opened the fireworks with
a shot from under the basket when
10 seconds had elapsed. Twelve sec-
onds later Oliver dribbled in for an-
other basket and a moment later he
cashed in on a free throw to make
the score 5 to 0 before the Spartans
could get going.
Buysse got his first point of the
game on a free throw. Both teams
were guarding closely and fouls were
frequent. Plummer missed two con-
secutive attempts from the foul line
before Buysse cashed in for a second
free throw.
Herrick ran the count to 5 to 4
with a long shot that didn't touch
the rim, and Buysse put the Spar-
tans ahead for the first time with
a shot from close in.
Score Tied At 6-All

Nebraska Rated In Second
Place; Minnesota A n d
Pittsburgh Next
Princeton Ranked
In Seventh Position
Rockne Trophy Is Offered
By 'Four Horsemen' In
Honor Of Late Coach
CHAMPAIGN, Ill., Dec. 9.--(P) -
The University of Michigan football
team, named champions of the Big
Ten for the fourth consecutive year,
was announced winner of the Knute
K. Rockne National Intercollegiate
Football Trophy by Prof. Frank G.
Dickinson, originator of the Dickin-
son rating system.
It was the second consecutive year
the Wolverines have received the
Dickinson first rating. According to
the system, Nebraska won second
place in the national rating and Min-
nesota third. Michigan, although
tied, finished its season undefeated
and was given trophy preference be-
cause of its extremely difficult sched-
ule. Southern California ranked
sixth, aided to its position by tp.e
strong intersectional record of its
conference.
Princeton Ranked Seventh
Between Pittsburgh in fourth place
and Stanford in eleventh, there was
only the smallest of margins. Prince-
ton, -although undefeated, did not
play an exceptionally strong sched
ule and was ranked seventh.
In the rating granted, each con-
ference is ranked on the basis of con
ference games. The intersectional
games are then used to determine
relative standings of various confer
ences. The final step is the formu-
lation of the national ranking sys-
tem from the intersectional games in
connection with the conference rat-
ings, Dickinson said. Victories over
Big Ten first division teams count
30 points plus 2.38, or 32.38. Their
figures for other conferences depend '
on the figures given for the intersec-
tional standings.
The Rockne trophy is offered by
the "Four Horsemen," Harry Stuhl-
dreher, James Crowley, Don Miller,
and Elmer Layden. It must be won
three times in a decade in order for
a school to obtain permanent pos-
session.
'Overcame Stronger Opposition'
Commenting on the rating, Pro-
fessor Dickinson said, "I do not claim
that Michigan is national champion.
My rating merely means that the
Wolverines have overcome stronger
opposition than any other team in
the nation - the strength of the op-
position being measured by my meth-
od of rating, which gives more credit
for beating strong teams."
The following figures show the rel-
ative standings of the different sec-
tions: Big Ten, plus 2.38; Pacific
Coast, plus 1.36; East, 0.00; Big Six,
minus 2.56; Southern, minus 4.09;
Southwestern, minus 5.19.
Duke, Columbia, and Alabama were
the three leading teams just below
the first 11. This marks the comple-
tion of the first decade of Dickinson's
national rating system. No school has
been on the list of the 11 leading
teams every year but Southern Cali-
fornia has been on the list nine years
out of 10. Notre Dame ranks second
with seven out of 10 times.
Announce Lectures
Of Vanguard Club
Norman Thomas, Socialist candi-
date for the Presidency in 1928 and
1932, will be the first speaker on the
1934 program of the Michigan Van-
guard Club, it was announced by

Kendall Wood, president.
Thomas will speak Jan. 5 on "Stu-
dents and Social Revolution." He will
be followed on Jan. 15 by Frank

For Second Straight

Dickinson Honors Eleven

Year;

Maria Olszewska, Opera Star,
Received Education In Munich

Maria Olszewska, distinguished op-
eratic star, who will appear here Dec.
14 in the Choral Union Concert held
in Hill Auditorium, made her Ameri-
can debut five years ago with the
Chicago Civic Opera Company.
Born on a large estate on the Dan-
ube of wealthy, music-loving parents,
she obtained her musical education
in Munich under Professor Erler. She
has traveled extensively in Europe,
and has gained an invaluable com-
mand of languages.
She came to this country preceded
by cable dispatches terming her
"Europe's first contralto." She had

personages about to appear on the
stage. I suppose it was nervousness
that made me suddenly hysterical,
for I began to laugh and couldn't
stop. The audience began to laugh
too, and the whole company was fur-
ious. I was curtly told to get off,
and it was a long time before I was
ever allowed to try to redeem my-
self."
Since then she has become a favor-
ite at all leading opera houses in
Europe. She has sung at the Vien-
na Staatsoper, the Berlin Stadtische
Oper, the festivals in Munich, at
Convent Garden in London, in the

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