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State Press Club

To Open Three-Day Convention Here

Marlin Pew
To Lecture
Will Discuss 'Professional
Versus Trade U n io n
News Departments'
Federal Official To
SpeakOn Crime
Comedy Club To Present
Original Play At Friday
Night Session
The sixteenth annual meeting of
the University Press Club of Mich-
igan, to be held at the Union on
Thursday, Friday, and Saturday of
this week, will afford the public an
opportunity of hearing a number of
distinguished guest-speakers, accord-
ing to Prof. John L. Brumm, secretary
of the organization.
Marlin Pew, widely known in news-
paper circles as the editor of "Editor
and Publisher," the leading profes-
sional magazine for journalists will
speak at the Thursday evening ban-
quet and dWring the general session
on Friday afternoon. His subject for
Friday will be "Professional vs. Trade
Union News Departpents." President
Alexander G. Ruthven will deliver the
address of welcome.
Another visiting speaker at the Fri-
day afternoon session will be William
E. Sweet, former governor of Colo-
rado and now with the NRA. Jacob
L. Crane, counsel of the Michigan
Planning Commission, will speak
Thursday afternoon on "State Plan-
The Friday evening banquet, to be
held at the Michigan League, will be
addressed by Mr. Henry Suydam, of
the Department of Justice, Washing-
ton. He will speak on "The National
Crime Problem."
A limited number of tickets for
this banquet are available to the pub-
lic at $1.25 each. Reservations may
be made by calling the department of
Following the banquet and recep-
tion, to be, attendedhby members
of the faculty and their wives as
guests of the convention, the annual
theatre party will be held. in the
Lydia Mendelssohn Theatre. This
year's original play, "Editors Are Also
People," written and directed by Prof.
John L. Brumm, will be produced by
members of Comedy Club. A second
performance of the play on Saturday
evening will be open to the general
The convention will close Saturday
morning after the annual business
meeting. All open sessions of the con-
ference this year will be held in the
Michigan Union ballroom, and will be
open to students, townspeople, and
faculty members.
Faculty members who have received
invitations for the play may get their
tickets this afternoon.
Many Ask For
1935 Rhodes
Twenty students have made appli-
cation for Rhodes scholarships, an
increase of eight more than the figure
for last year, Prof. Arthur Cross,
chairman of the University commit-

tee announced yesteraay.
From this number all but five men
will be eliminated within the next
few weeks, said Professor Cross, and
those remaining will appear before
the State committee for a second
elimination. Out of those selected by
the University committee and, in ad-
dition, students who have applied for
scholarships in Michigan who do not
attend the University, the State com-
mittee will-choose two to come before
the regional committee in January
when final eliminations will be held.
Five other staues besides Michigan'
-Wisconsin, Illinois, Indiana, Ohio,
and Kentucky -will have represen-
tatives applying for the scholarships,
making a total of :12 finalists. The
regional committee will appoint four
men from this number as Rhodes


Kings ford-Smith Lands In Oakland After Epochal Flight

Continuity Will
Shape Student,
Blakeman Says
Doctor Warns That Any
Neglect Of'eligious Life
May Decay Education
(Continued from Page 1)

Secessionist Huey

V ity Debate
Squad To Meet
Detroit Tea m

Season Will

Be Opened

of attitudes. But the essential mini-
MMis regular worship.
Following worship, these Guilds,
Chapels, and Foundations, specifically
designed to meet the needs of stu-
dents, wvll offer religious student fel-
lowship, religious music by our asso
ciates, and religious projects which' k..;" ... = ;: :<::
students accept as valid. On occasion
a discussion of theory or considera-
tion of personal or social behavior
will engage each of these groups.
Classes upon religious literaturecare
offered and there are arranged con-
ferences with favorite professors, with
the more mature students from var- HUEY P. LONG
ious parts of the world, or with the
ministers who lead in worship. On oc-
casion nationally known clergymen, ession'!eried
called in to reinforce us on certain
phases of religious thought and ex- De r sFE a
perience, are introduced.
ated Press Photo Furthermore, the very fact that all
h and his navi- of these normal methods of religious NEW ORLEANS, Nov. 6 - (') -
nen are shown education under guidance of trained Huey Long today declared that he
hours ahead of leaders, are set before our students as wants the State of Louisiana to secede
r may be seen integral pary is doubly good. Such is the I "The only . way for us to get out
aim - an interest motivated educa- ; of this here depression," said the
tion in values. The methods will often "Kingfish," "is to secede from the
1dfall below the ideal held by the critic United States.
and the results generally will depend "We ain't goin' to get any place
upon the type of student who de- until we get rid of all those damn
votes himself to the Guild in question. bureaucrats, hobocrats, autocrats
3nVene Where scores now participate, there and all those other 'crats up there
. should be hundreds. The University (in Washington)."
Frid a yitself has no ally so close to it in
objectives or method. I hope each stu-
dent new to the campus will unite
)f Soci etywith his own church, think through To Visit Campus{
)f 50 CI Ct yevery personal problem in the pres-Vi t
Announced ence of the Diety and in this normal'
manner shape his own future. Several engineers from Soviet Rus-

Flying from Honolulu to Oakland, Calif., in less than 15 hours, Sir Charles Kingsford-Smit
gator, Capt. P. G. Taylor, completed their epochal flight from Brisbane, Australia. The airr
as they were greeted by a small crowd at Oakland, where they apelegizel for arriving two h
schedule. Sir Charles is standing on the wing of the plane, Lady Southern Cross, and Taylor
climbing from the cockpit.

The Varsity Debating team wilt.
meet the University of Detroit for the
first inter-collegiate debate of the
year Thursday at 2 p.m. in the Ham-
tramck High School auditorium in
Robert Malloy, '37L, and Jack
Weissman, '37L, will speak for the
Michigan team, which will take the
affirmative side of the question: "Re-
solved, That the Federal Government
Should Adopt the Policy of Equaliz-
ing Educational Opportunity Through
the Nation by Means of Annual
Grants to the several states for Public
Elementary and Secondary Educa-
Judges To Be Selected
Judges for the debate will be select-
ed from the high school debate
coaches in attendance, one of the rea-
sons for this being that the debate
will be held in the nature of an ex-
hibition contest for the benefit of
high school debaters and their coaches
in the Detroit area, who are studying
the same question in preparation for
the competition of the Michigan High
School Forensic Association.
Prof. A. T. Keene, director of dos
bating in the University of Detroit,
stated to Mr. James H. McBurney, in
charge of debating at the University,
that 500 of these high school students
have already indicated their inten-
tion of being present for the debate.
The contest will be followed by an
open forum discussion in which ques-
tions from the floor will be in order,
both on the subject matter on the
debate and on matters relating to
public speaking and technique.
McBurney To Speak
As a part of the program, Mr. Mc-
Burney will give a 15 minute talk
on the subject, "What Makes a Good
In the evening this same affirma-
tive team, Malloy and Weisman will
I meet a negative team from the Uni-
versity composed of Jack Moekle, '35,
and Abe Zwerdling, '35, in a contest
to be held before Mr. McBurney's ex-
tension class at Cass Technical High
School. This debate will be judged and
criticized by members of the class.
These debates will be followed by
a return debate with the University
of Detroit on the Michigan campus,
two debates with Wayne University,
and two with Albion College.

Final Tryouts Arithmetic Turns Y.M.C.A.
Commercial With W
For Operetta . Wil o
NickelAs Reward
Will BeToday Here
Some hard-working mathematician
has a chance to win five cents.
Production's Cast Will Be All he has to do is to show Prof. Conference 0
W. W. Sleator, of the physics depart-
Picked By Director This ment, how to do a problem in arith- Presidents
Afternoomi ~ ~ metic which appeared in the Nov. 3 ByA dro
Afternoontissue of the Literary Digest and col- B Anderso
lect his reward from that baffled
Final tryouts for the forthcominglphysicist. Final preparation
music-drama course production of Professor Sleator posted the fol- conference of ther
Gilbert and Sullivan's operetta, "Io- owing notice yesterday on the bul- Y.M.C.A. association
lanthe," will be held at 3 p.m. today letin board of the physics buildingschools that starts
Valentine B. Windt, director, an- ei a o the i' have been made, R
nournced last night. ( ' "George W. Lyon, in the LiteraryhaebnmdF
The tentative cast will be selected Digest tries to prove that educated son, '36, president
athis tnime y sr. Windt, assisted bpeople canot do arithmetic. He cites Christian Associatior
at this time by Mr. Windt, assisted by a problem, formerly given in the terday.
Prof. Arthur Hackett and Prof. Earl acprole formerly en in Dr. Robert C. A
V. Moore, both of the School of schools but wvhich educated people cooydprmn
M. Moore, both of the Scho ofcannot 'do,' because they do not know ciology department
Music. the meaning of the subjunctive mode the first session, N
There are still a number of va-nrthruefthe students in their disc
cancies in the chorus of the produc- nor the rule of three. t thr
tion, according to Mr. Windt, and "I cannot understand the solution !student minister of

s for the annual
presidents of the
is in the Big Ten
Friday, Nov. 9,
Russell F. Ander-
of the Student
n, announced yes-
mgell of the so-
will be present at
ov. 10, to aid the
cussion. Anderson
'. Alfred L. Klaer,
the Presbyterian,


Dr. G. L. Funke, professor of botany
at the University of Ghent, Ghent,
Belgium, left the University last night
for Chicago after spending two days
visiting the faculty of the botany de-
Dr. Funke will spend the next three
months traveling throughout the
country, visiting the larger univer-
sities. He was awarded a traveling fel-
lowship which will enable him to be-
come acquainted with the American

sia are expected to visit the campus
of the University today, according to
Dr. Frank E. Robbins, assistant to the
President. The group is coming here
from the Ford Motor Company lab-I
oratories in Detroit, where they have
spent considerable time.
While here the men will be con-
ducted around the campus by Vasily
Prianishnikoff, graduate student from
Russia. The group is particularly in-
terested in the metallurgical and me-
chanical engineering laboratories.
Prof. A. H. White and Prof. Henry
C. Anderson will guide the Russians
through these departments.


of education.

these must be filled soon, he said.
Any men or women students who are
interested in trying out for the chorus,
whether they are enrolled in the
course or not, are invited to attend,

and do not agree with the answer.)
For the first convincing solution, I will.
give the sum of five cents. If two
answers are submitted, I will decide
which is the more convincing."

church, will be leader in one discus-
sion group. Mr. Klaer has interviewed
many freshmen and will give the
delegates information on how to or-
ganize programs for the orientation


I rehearsal either at 7:30 p.m tomorrow The problem, contained ite - period.
in the Glee Club room at the Union, ticle, "How Gray is Gray Matter On Sunday morning at the League,
or at 8 p.m. Friday in the Labora- Today," is as follows: If one third of Dr. E. W. Blakeman, Counselor in
tory Theatre. six were three, what would one fourth Religion Education, will guide the
For those who are unable to be of 20 be. The answer given was seven last meeting of the conference.
present at either of these times, it is and one-half. Anderson added that the delegates
also possible to attend the meeting of Professor Sleator has so far re- will attend the Michigan-Wisconsin
the course at 2 p.m. tomorrow in the ceived three answers, none of which game. The Board in Control of Ath-
} Laboratory Theatre or to see Mr. is convincing enough to earn his lu- letics has granted those attending the
Windt. The director's office hours are crative reward. conference a special rate.
from 1:30 to 3 p.m. today and from One of these, contained in an an-
11 a.m. to noon as well as any time onymous note big heartedly donated Moore To Lecture On
after 3 p.m. tomorrow. the nickle to the fund which buys
tea for the physics faculty to drink Slide Rule Operation
N.S.L. Wi1I Present each week. But this was not right
Soyiet Movie Nov.8 "The problem still remains an un- use of the slide rule willebe the sub-
solved mystery, but as Professor Slea- ject. of a discussion to be given by
tor is convinced it is unworkable, Prof. A. D. Moore of the electrical
The National Student League will gray matter is still gray, and the engineering department at the week-
present Thursday in Natural Science proof that educated people cannot ly meeting of Sigma Rho Tau to be
Auditorium the first Russian movie to do arithmetic has not been estab- held at 7:30 p.m. today in the Union.
be shown on campus this year. The lished. Professor Moore explained that
picture, "1905," is also the first Rus- _there are more than ten different
sian movie to be shown in the United PC Rot - types of slide rules that an engineer-
States with English dialogue. Planes Carry Rooer ing studIent must consider when pur-
It is based on Maxim Korky's novel To Out-Of-Town Games chasing one, and it proves a difficult
"Mother," is on the approved reading matter to choose between a "log-log
list for freshmen, and concerns it- Facilities for the chartering of duplex, poly-phase duplex, log-log
self with the gripping story of a Rus- planes for round-trip flights to Co- vector, circular" and others.
sian working woman turned into a lumbus for football games have been Professor Moore's talk will include
revolutionary strike leader through made available to students by the the questions as to whether a begin-
oppression. - Maycock Fliers, operating from the ning engineer ought to buy an ex-
Nikolai Batalov, whose excellent Detroit City Airport. pensive rule to start with, what type
characterization stirred those who The flights will start from Ann Ar- of rule he ought to use, and to what
saw the "Road to Life" here last bor the morning of the game, return- extent the average engineer will use
year, is the central character in ing that night, or with an optional 'the slide rule after graduation.
"1905." Sufficient recommendation for stopover until Sunday in Columbus. Also featured on the program will
the picture is the fact that it is di- Planes may be chartered for as few as be a committee report on the conclu-
rected by the famous V. I. Pudovkin, three or as many as 30 through Clin- sions members of the organization
the Russian director, whose work has ton B. Conger, Ann Arbor representa- have reached after extensive personal
met with such acclaim in America. tive of the Maycock Fliers. study of the slide rule question.


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