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Insull Tells The World I Was Not Dishonest' I I .1-nhrhp. Metr-Abduction Victim

Asks Congress
For Additional
Emergency Aid
Roosevelt Petitions For
$1,322,000,000 To Be
Used As Desired

WASHINGTON, May 15. - (A) -
President Roosevelt asked Congres
today for $1,322,000,000 to taper of
the emergency recovery expenditure
during the coming government year.
The main portion of the fund -
$940,905,000 - was assigned 'by th
President for general relief and publi
works purposes. He asked discretion-
ary power to use it as demands re-
Out of this, however, he has tagge
$100,000,000 for road construction
$40,000,000 for starting the navy ship-
building program; $48,000,000 for th
Tennessee Valley Authority; $35,000,-
000 for public buildings construction
and $5,000,000 for the inter-Americar
The appropriation would increas
the government debt to the all-tim
peak of $31,843,000,000 for June 30
1935, as fixed in the two-year budge
submitted to Congress in January.
President Issues Warning
Pointing to pay-as-you-go basis fo
the 1936 fiscal year, the Presiden
warned in his message today:
"In my judgment an appropriatior
in excess of the above amount woulk
make more difficult, if not impossible
an actual balance of the budget ir
the fiscal year 1936, unless greatly in-
creased taxes are provided.
The present estimates would be
sufficient as a whole to take care of
the emergencies of relief and of order-
ly re-employment at least until the
early part of the calendar year 1935
If at that time conditions have not
improved as much as we hope today
the next Congress will be in session
and will have full opportunity to act."
Simultaneously strong intimations
came from high government sources
today that the adiniistration expects
the banks to do a greater share of
carrying the load and putting out
credit to carry the recovery drive
Today's appropriation request com-
pletes the $3,166,000,000 emergency
recovery fund proposed for the 1934-
1935 fiscal years in the Roosevelt
budget of January. The President
trimmed down today's estimate to take
care of within the $3,166,000,000 limit,
the extra appropriations voted by this
Congress, including added allowances
for veterans and government salaries.
CCC Gets Appropriation
The civilian conservation corps
would get $285,000,000 of the fund
proposed today.
The $100,000,000 tentatively tagged
by the President for road construction
contrasts with the $460,000,000 road
authorization bill recently voted by
the House.
However, it is the opinion of Mr.
Roosevelt that planned civil works is
a quicker method of providing work
relief and spreading government ex-
penditures and there is every indica-
tion that he has a renewal of the civil
works administration in mind on a
more planned basis than the emer-
gency CWA put quickly into operation
last winter.
The deficit for this fiscal year end-
ing June 30 so far stands at little
more than $3,000,000,000, whereas the
original Roosevelt budget contem-
plated at $7,000,000,000 deficit for this
year and $2,000,000,000 next year.
Name Finalsts
For Contests In
Poetry Reading
Of the 14 students who participated
in the preliminaries of the annual
University Poetry Reading Contest,
the following students were selected
for the finals: Ruth Chadwick, Grad.,
Morton A. Adinoff, '35, Eleanor Chase,
'35, Helen M. Wright, '35, and Hur-
bert Horne, Grad.
The contestants read selections of

their own choice with a time limit of
12 minutes. The finals of the contest
will be held at 8' p.m., May 23, in
the University High School audito-
rium. At that time the readings will be
limited to six minutes each.
Judges of the preliminaries were
Prof. R. D. T. Hollister, Prof. E. A.
Walter, Edward E. Freed, Prof. C. C.
W. L. Dahlstrom, and Mrs. Nina Kel-
logg Dahlstrom.
Rikert To Speak
At St. Petersburg
Prof. U. G. Rickert of the School of
Dentistry will leave Saturday, May
19 for St. Petersburg, Fla.; where he
will address members of the Associa-
tion of Dentists of the State of Flor-
ida on the "Modern Conception of
Dental Infections and Systemic Dis-
Tuesday, May 22, Professor Rickert
will speak before a public gathering
at St. Petersburg on the subject "Mil-


-Associated Press Photo
Samuel Insull arose from his hospital bed in Chicago tc face a battery of newspaper photographers and
sound motion picture cameras and to announce that "I went down with my ship. The depression was too
much for me. You will be convinced that althpough my judgment was bad, I was not dishonest." Standing
beside the 74-year-old returned fugitive is his son, Samuel Insull, Jr.

University's Observatory Is
Outstanding In Spectrography

The University of Michigan Ob-
servatory, soon to have the third larg-
est reflector telescope in the world,
is outstanding in its field - that of
Starting in 1855 as the "Detroit Ob-
servatory of the Ann Arbor School of
Astronomy," it has expanded until
it is one of the largest and most com-
plete in the world. With its first di-
rector, Fritz Brunnow, the Observa-
tory had , two meridian circle tele-
scopes -one of six inches and an-
other of twelve. The 37-inch lens used
only with the spectrograph, was in-
stalled under Director Willard J. Hus-
sey in 1889. Described in those days
as "a huge monster which looked for
all the world like a smokestack of a
trans-Atlantic liner, suspended in
mid-air," it still ranks as eighth
among the world's largest.
Throughout the Observatory, one
may see astronomical equipment of
the greatest importance and interest.
In the basement is a seismograph
which accurately records earthquakes,
even the slightest tremor occuring
anywhere in the world. The move-
ments of a siderial clock, keeping time
far more accurately. than any wrist
watch, is based on stars millions and
millions of miles away. The Observa-
tory library, filled with endless ac-
counts of man's attempts to under-
stand his universe it, with the possible
exception of the one at Harvard, the
most complete in the United States.I
It is spectrographic work, how-
ever, for which the most of the com-
plex, intricate mechanisms are used.
And while it does not sound colorful
in itself, this phase of astronomy is
of the most vital importance. In order
to study the stars, we must first know
their composition. And it is only re-
cently that man has devised a method
which enables him to discover the ma-
terials making up bodies in infinite
parts of the universe.
The principle of spectrography, as
difficult as it is, is simple compared
to the actual photographing of the
spectra lines, and the interpretation
of those lines into the elements they
represent. The University Observatory
has recorded to date 12,600 plates of
spectra of innumerable celestial
A complete prism spectrograph,
which does the work is attached to the
large telescope. With this, besides be-
ing able to determine the chemical
composition of stars and planets, their
weight may actually be found. This is
done, briefly by measuring the mo-
tion of the body along the line of
sight, and thus being able to find its
rate of approach or recession from the
earth. From this, the weight is con-
sequently worked out.
In the field of spectrography, the
University of Michigan is nowhere
surpassed, and work here has greatly
improved man's conception of the
physical universe.
It is the opinion of Dr. Heber D.
T. Hawley Tapping, general sec-
retary of the Alumni Association,
and Emory J. Hyde, '08E, were pres-
ent at a dinner meeting of the alumni
of Monroe last night. A Michigan
Honor Trophy, which will be annually
awarded to the outstanding me-4
ber of the graduating class, was pre-
sented to the high school.
Also in attendance at the meeting
were Head Football Coach Harry
Kipke, Captain Stan Fay, and Jack

Curtis, director of the Observatory,
that the Ann Arbor site is not ade-
quate for the new 84 inch telescope,
now under construction. Therefore, a
new observatory at Grass Lake, Mich-
igan, is being considered. There, in
the open country, the University plans
soon to build one of the most up to
date and largest observatories in the
Also, as supplements to the Univer-
sity Observatory, there are the La-
mont-Hussey observatory in South
America and the Lake Angelus Ob-
servatory near Pontiac. The South
American base is especially outstand-
ing, having as its chief work the dis-
covering of double stars in the south-
ern hemisphere.j
Michigan's astronomy department,
of which the Observatory :s a unit,
ranks very high in both its present
status and past records. Headed by
Dr. Curtis, it is composed of Prof. W.
Carl Rufus, Prof. Dean B. McLaugh-
lin, Prof. Allan D. Maxwell, Dr. Hazel
Losh, and Dr. Robert M. Petrie.
Large Balloon
Will Make Try
* 1
At New ecord
Bag To Leave Black Hills
For Extended Study Off
Stratosphere S
WASHINGTON, May 15. - (A') -
The gigantic balloon that will shoot
heavenward from the Black Hills this
summer will look like an exclamation
mark 300 feet tall, punctuating the
most awesome of all man's attempts
to solve the riddles of the strato-
As the army air corps and National
Geographic society laid their plans
today, the magnitude of this most
ambitious of sky rides became ap-
An all-time record may be set. The
goal is a height of 15 miles. This is
believed to be near the greatest height
that a man-carrying balloon can pos-
sibly attain.
A pocket in the Black Hills, near
Rapid City, South Dakota, was cho-
sen as the starting point to save the
vast balloon, which will have a car-
rying capacity three and a half times
that of any other free balloon, from
being wrecked by wind.
The crew, Maj. William E. Kepner
and Capt. Albert W. Stevens of the
army air corps, will carry a ton of
scientific instruments to study weath-
er, cosmic, and solar phenomena. The
take-off will be some time between
June 15 and July 15.
The Michigan Journalist, bi-month-
ly publication of students in the jour-
nalism department, will be issued for
the next-to-last time today. The pres-
ent issue was published for the de-
partment by the Pontiac Daily Press.
The final issue will be published
May 30, two weeks from today.

Ward Describes
Possibilities In
Dentistry Field
Gives Aeture in Series
Designed To Enlighten I
Professional Students
The series of lectures to acquaint
students in the literary college with
the possibilities of future work in
professional fields continued Tues-,
day with Dean Marcus L. Ward of the
School of Dentistry addressing stu-
dents interested in a career of den-
tistry in the upper amphitheatre of
the Dental Building.
With "Dentistry As A Profession" as
the subject of his lecture, Dean Ward
outlined the possibilities in the field,
stating that there is a good chance in
dentistry for an interested, well-
qualified worker, emphasizing partic-
ularly the restrictions placed upon
practice. Dean Ward especially at-
tempted to acquaint prospective den-
tal students with the requirements
necessary for admission to the School
of Dentistry, the various curricula of-
fered and the requirements for prac
tice after graduation.
This series of lectures, with the va-
rious professional schools participat-
ing, have been planned by Dean Ed-
ward H. Kraus of the Literary Col-
lege in order to aid students in their
decision of a profession and to ac-
quaint students with the requirements
necessary for admission to the various
schools of the University.
Three Charoe'd
With Help ing
Dillinger Tried
ST. PAUL, Minn., May 15. -() -
Three persons went on trial today on
charges of harboring John Dillinger,
notorious criminal.
One was his sweetheart, Evelyn
Frechette, who, the government con-
tends, slammed a door in the face
of officers as Dillinger and Homer
Van Meter, his henchman, shot their
way out of an apartment here March
The other two were Dr. Clayton'
May, Minneapolis physician, and his
nurse, Mrs. Augusta May, alleged to
have treated wounds Dillinger re-
ceived in fleeing from the apartment.
The government's principal wit-
ness is Mrs. Dolores Smart of Min-
neapolis, who, after being reported
missing, turned up late Monday at the
office of the United States district
attorney. She is alleged to have ac-
companied Dr. May when he went to
an apartment to treat the gunman.
Four other persons have been in-
dicted on the charge. Three, still at
large, are Van Meter, John Hamilton
and Pat Riley. The fourth, Mrs. Beth
Green, has pleaded guilty.
Louis F. Piquette, counsel for Miss
Frechette, said she was the wife of
George Sparks, Leavenworth prisoner,

Announice Civil
Service Exams
For Two Posts
Announcements of United States
Civil Service Examinations for the
positions of Supervisor of Secondary
Education in the Indian Field Service
and Public Health Nursing Analyst
have been received by the University
Bureau of Appointments and Occu-
pational Information.
Direction of a new type of educa-
tional program for newly established
community day high schools of the
Indian Service is the duty of the Su-
pervisor of Secondary Education in
the Indian Field Service, who works
in the Department of Interior. The
position pays an annual salary of $4,-
600. The other open position, that
of Associate Public Health Nursing
Analyst in the Public Health Service
of the Treasury Department pays
$3,200 yearly. The work of the office
is to make and analyze statistical tab-
ulations and summaries of public
health nursing in city, county and
State health departments.
Announcements are on file at the
office of the Bureau of Appointments,
201 Mason Hall.
PITTSBURGH, May 15.-(P) -
The "black blizzard" sweeping in from
the west came to the "Smoky City"
-and then ducked. In fact few here
even knew there was a dust storm.
The weather man explained that
it hurdled the city, traveling as high
as 13,000 feet. He contended the dust
couldn't p e n e t r a t e Pittsburgh's

(By Intercollegiate Press)
NEW YORK, May 15.-In a vote
held to determine ihe individual
in the world today most important
from a news point of view, 100 jour-
nalism students at New York Univer-
sity unanimously named as their first
choice Franklin D. Roosevelt.
Second place, with 99 votes, went
to Adolph Hitler, and Lindbergh was
third choice of 91 students. Others,
in order of their importance and the
votes cast for them in that order,
were: Mussolini, 78; Mayor F. H. La-
Guardia of New York, 67; Gen. Hugh
S. Johnson, 65; Babe Ruth, 35; Chan-
cellor Engelbert Dollfuss of Austria,
34; Greta Garbo, 34; and Al Smith,
Warning yGiven
Veteran Group
ByNazi Official
BERLIN, May 15. -- (P) - Nazis saw
symptoms of deflection today in Ger-
many's famous Stahlhelm (Steel Hel-
mets) -recently renamed the Na-
tional Socialist War Veterans' League
and made the officers veterans' or-
A decree issued by Capt. Ernest
Roehm,commander of the Nazi Storm
Troops, charged the veterans' organi-
zation is doing everything in its power
to prevent its men from entering
"Storm Troop reserve No. 1," former
especially for the league's members.
The veterans' organization - which
in the past was monarchist to the very
core - is headed by Franz Selde. Pres-
ident Von Hindenburgh is an hon-
orary member.
Warning against further activity,
Capt. Roehm threatened that those
who yield to persuasion and, resign
from the reserve will never be read-
mittec to Nazi ranks.

Sigma Rho Tan
To Hold Year's
The last regular meeting of Sigma
Rho Tan, Engineering Stump Speak-
:rs Society, will be held at 7:45 p.m.
Wednesday, at the Union. Election
of officers and promotion of mem-
oers will take place.
After the business meeting the "Hall
of Fame" contest will be held in which
3ach speaker will nominate some en-
Pneer for the Sigma Rho Tau Hall
of Fame.
The contestants are: Robert L. Tay-
lor, '36E, Harold H. Davis, '36E, Wil-
liam H. Jewell, '37E, Morris B, Hei-
mann, '36E, Robert W. Haddock, '37E,
Charles W. Swartout, '36E, Orlando
W. Stephenson, '37E, Philip R. Ewald,
'35E, John E. Ingold, Jr., '37E, and
George W. Malone, '37E.
Final plans for the Tung Oil Ban-
'uet will be announced by Albert J.
Stone, '34E, chairman of the banquet
2ommittee. The speaker for the occa-
sion will also be announced at this
Prof. Paul M. Cuncannon of the
political science department and T.
Hawley Tapping, general secretary of
the Alumni Association, have ac-
cepted an invitation to attend the
annual spring outing of the Univer-
sity of Michigan Club of Battle Creek
on Friday, May 25, in Battle Creek.


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