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Editorials
From 'Sans Souci'
To Fighting Hundred ...
A National Title .

VOL. XLV. No. 54 ANN ARBOR, MICHIGAN, SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 24, 1934

PRICE FIVE CENTS

Council Organizes
Plans For '37, '38
Student Elections

Major Powers
Seething With

Condition Of
Nurse Termed

Number Of Class Officer
Is Tentatively Reduced
By Council
Dec. 5 Is Date Set
For New Election
Plan Will Be Presented
To Engineering College
For Consideration
At a meeting of the Undergraduate
Council held yesterday in the Union,
further plans for organization and
the conduct of the freshman and
sophomore elections in the literary
college were formulated. At the same
time the date of the elections were
definitely set for Wednesday, Dec. 5.
A reduction in both the elective
and appointive offices of all classes
was made subject to later revision by
the council.
There will be two elective offices
for each of the two lower classes, a
class president or administrator and
a dance chairman. In the junior
class one or two additional dance
committeemen will be elected, and in
the senior class a president, secre-
tary, treasurer, and dance chairman
will be elected.
Positions Not Decided
The number of appointive posi-
tions for each class has not been de-
cided as yet, but it was dfeinitely de-
cided that all appointments to posi-
tions in the classes will have to be
ratified by the election board.
Further plans were also drawn to
fill in the mechanical details for the
conduct of the petition system and the
election board. Two more positions
were added to the board to insure
representation for independent stu-
dents. These posts will be filled by
the president of the Assembly of Un-
affiliated WQmen and by one male
student to be chosen by the Under-
graduate Council.
Dean of Students Joseph A. Bursley
was chosen from the members of the
election board to be its chairman. In
the meeting to be held for the pur-
pose of nominating candidates from
among those handing in petitions he
will receive the ballots from the board
members, will count them privately,
and will keep the results secret until
the day of the election. In case of
a tie in the board vote he will call
for another vote, in all cases keeping
the results secret.
Must File Petitions
Contents of the petitions to be
submitted by prospective candidates,
as specified by the Council, should
include the applicant's name and his
plans for the conduct of the office.
Petition blanks will be available at
the Office of the Dean of Students
next week, and petitions must be re-
turned to the same office by the Sat-
urday preceding the election day.
At least nine petitions will have
to be submitted for each office before
an election can be held. From this
number two will be nominated by the
election board. If the required num-
ber of petitions is not submitted, the
election will be postponed until a
sufficient number has been handed
in.

FERA'Students To Work
Full Quota Next Month
Students working under the
Federal Emergency Relief Admin-
istration may work their full quota
during the month of December, it
was declared late yesterday by the
FERA headquarters in Lansing.
"As long as they do not work
more than eight hours in any one
day or more than 30 hours in a
week," Harold S. Anderson, build-
ing and grounds cost accountant
explained, "they may work as
many hours as they are allowed
during December."
Students may, if they are able,
get in all their time for December
before Christmas vacation, which
begins Dec. 21, Mr. Anderson said,
or they may work during the va-
cation period.
Administration
Lifts B an On
Ford Products,
Some Officials Attribute
Change To Evanishment
Of General Johnson
WASHINGTON, Nov. 23. -(AP) -
An apparent truce.between the gov-
ernment and America's number one I
industrialist - Henry Ford - was ap-
proached today, attributable, some of-
ficials said, to the evanishment of
Hugh S. Johnson from the official
scene.

W ar Rumors Very Critical
More Armaments, Parley Miss Shuler May Not Live
Impasses, Mark N e w As Result Of Injuries
Developments Sustained in Crash
Peace With America Dr. Delp Remains
OrdainedBy Japan In Serious State
Charges Of 'International Other Two Nurses Escape
Terrorism' Still Echoing - With Only Lacerations
ThroughBalkans And Shock
(By Associated Press) The condition of Miss Gertrude
Talk of war boomed through Eu- Shuler, 23-year-old University Hos-
rope Friday, but there was talk of pital nurse who was critically injured
peace as well. in an automobile accident yesterday,
GLASGOW - Vice-premier Stan- was termed "exceedingly critical" by
ley Baldwin declared impossible any University Hospital doctors at 2 a.m.
effective collective peace system that today.
did not include the United States The condition of Dr. William F.
and said "never will I sanction the Delp, 28 years old, Hospital interne,
British navy being used for the armed who was also hurt in the crash, while
blockade of any country until I know not critical, remained serious. Miss
what the United States is going to Virginia Collins, 3 years old, and
do." s Miss Thelma Boltinghouse, 23 years
old, Hospital nurses, were'believed to
PARIS - Warned again of the be out of danger.
"German peril" and told Russia would Miss Shuler's heart was jammed
help crush Hitler, if Germany at- against her side, apd her lungs were
tacked it, French Deputies hurriedly ruptured. Her respiration varied
voted $375,000,000 of the total 1935 throughout the day, at times being
budget of $700,000,000: so low as to give ; doctors cause for
TOKIOG- Japan learned its biggest worry.

Six Regulars Play Final
Game As Varsity Battles
To Escape From Cellar

Hopes To Lead Team To Victory In Last Game Today

military b u d g e t - $290,000,000 -
would take 46 per cent of all govern-!
ment expenditures in the next fiscal!
year.
LONDON - United States dele-
gates gave up hope of reaching an
agreement for new naval treaties to
replace the London and Washington
agreements. Japan means to de-
nounce the latter, insisting she must
have naval equality with the other
two.
GENEVA - Hungary and Jugo-
Slavia threw charges and counter
charges at each other of "interna-

Apparently Johnson took with him'e ti
the feud which old-time NRA offi-otna errorism" in connecion with
cials said he almost nourished be-lete assassinationofttheSlav kig
cause Johnson loved a big scrap and erland, alarmed took extra precau-
Ford was the biggest antagonist in theions to protect League of Nations
country. statesmen.
The Blue Eagle organization the And, in contrast, the quiet voices
general left behind, which has sud- of peace:
denly become more industrialized WASHINGTON - Secretary Hull
through new appointments, has evi-,
dented no desire to carry on the praised Sir John Simon for his speech
Washington-Detroit war. Instead of before the Commons yesterday in
rushing forth to battle as Johnson which he declared the naval break-
did, officials stood behind the legal down would be "disastrous" and
bulwark that NRA rules on code com- praised the "fair and cooperative"
pliance for purposes of government attitude shown by the British dele-1
contracts only when complaints of gates.
non-compliance are filed. PHILADELPHIA - H i r o s Saito,
So far no complaints have been Japanese ambassador to the United
received against the interior depart- States, declared Japan and American
ment's purchase of one Ford truck. ordained to keep the peace.
for $452.89 on the basis of a Ford E
dealer's certification of code compli- 22iI.S.C. Students
ance.
President Roosevelt, by executive Saved From Fire
order last March, required that all'
bids be accompanied by such certifi-
cates, but the interior department EAST .LANSING, Nov. 23 - Lester
still lacks a certificate of compliance Stickler, senior student of applied
from Ford himself --NRA's greatest science at Michigan State College,
holdout who has never signed the was the hero Thursday in a fratern-
automobile code and flies no Blue ity house fire from which 22 of Stick-
Eagle . ler's fraternity brothers escaped in
Secretary Ickes, himself, explained their night clothing. Stickler's home
the manufacturer had not signed a is in Clarion, Mich.
certificate, however the truck was The fire, which started in the base-
bought, ment of the Pi Kappa Phi house at
803 East Grand River Ave., had crept
through the inner walls to the attic
Pi c r s WT*11before it was discovered by Stickler
at 5 a.m. The flames centered around
Be Introduced a stairway leading to the dormitory
on the third floor, in which 20 stu-
dents were asleep. With the flames!
B Prof. Hobbs about to envelop the stairway, Stick-
ler aroused the sleepers. Two mem-
bers sleeping on the lower floor were
Motion Pictures Will Be also aroused in time to escape.
Most of the students lost the great-
Used To Supplement The er part of their wardrobes.

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Dr. Delp is suffering from internal
injuries, the extent of which are not
known, and a fractured or dislocated
femur. X-rays of parts of his body
taken yesterday were faulty.
Miss Collins' scalp was severely lac-
erated, and Miss Boltinghouse was
badly shaken up and suffered from
shock.E
The accident oc urred at about 1
a. m. yesterday folr miles north of
Dexter on the Port'ge Lake Road. Dr.
Robert Meyer, 26 years old, assistant
resident physician in dermatology,
Dr. George B. Kin 26 years old, as-
sistant resident ph sician in neurol-
ogy, and Miss Vi let Swanson, 21
years old, hospital nurse, were killed.
The car, which was headed south,
enroute home froma picnic, went off
the road, hurtling A ditch, and strik-
ing a tree, when Dr. King who was
driving, attempted to round a curve
!Deputy Sheriff Thomas Knight said
that the curve is "not excessively
dangerous." Deputies estimated last
night that the car must have been
going "anywhere from 70 to 75 miles
an hour."
Officials from the sheriff's office
who were called to the scene of the
accident, stated that the tragedy
probably was caused "by the weight
of seven people swaying the speeding
car to a point beyond control."
- The accident was discovered by Mr.
and Mrs. Walter Clark of Pinckney.
After stopping to notify doctors at
Dexter, they immediately notified the
sheriff's office here and University
Hospital doctors.
High Taxi Rate Is
Upheld At Hearing
The City Council held a public
hearing lastanight on the rate-stand-
ardization amendment to the city
taxicab ordinance, but only one group
of cab operators appeared -those
who favored the continuance of the
present rates of 35 and 50 cents.
William Wagner, representing the
Red Arrow Cab Company, led the
fight for the high rates. Claiming
to speak for half the cab drivers in
the city, he said, "I for one will haul
passengers for five cents unless this
ordinance is passed."
None of the other men who spoke
went to this extreme. They included
representatives of the Ann Arbor Taxi
Company, Mac's Taxi, and the Cam-
pus Cab Company.

CAPT. TOM AUSTIN

Experience? Skill? No!
Science Wins Over All
A physics professor approached the
"shoot-the-ball-in-the-hole" football
game yesterday afternoon.
He set himself squarely in front l
of it, deposited his nickel, and calmly
pushed the button releasing the balls.
Then he paused for a moment of men-
tal calculation, bringing to bear on
the problem before him the vast
knowledge of angles, curves, and in-
ertia, gleaned from years of patient
study.
Fortified by this superior educa-
tion, the professor proceeded to tally
no less than nine touchdowns, to the
admiration of his audience. Following
this laudable performance, the pro-
fessor smiled grandiloquently to his
watchers, and, wholly unconscious of
the reward he had so nobly earned,
walked away, while one of the flabber-
gasted, lucre-loving audience mut-i
tered, "He can have the education,!
I'll take the eight-bits."t
Recklessness
Is ChargYed In '
Lake Accident
Skipper Of S.S. Loqmis
Blames Crew Of Franz
For Huron Crash
DETROIT, Nov. 23 -(A)- The in-
quiries of the United States and,
Canadian authorities into the Lake
Huron ship crash Wednesday, which
sent the Canadian freighter, W. C.
Franz, to the bottom with four of
the crew, revolved today around the
testimony of Capt. Angus McKenziej
that the "officers of the Franz were
reckless."
Capt. McKenzie was the master of
the 5,200 ton American freighter Ed-
ward E. Loomis, which survived the
crash, picked up the 16 survivors of
the Franz, and steamed into De-
troit with its bow battered.
Make Other Inquiries
While Capt. McKenzie was testify-
ing before the federal steamship in-
spection service board here, Cana-
dian maritime officials were making
a similar inquiry at Sarnia, Ont.,
hearing the stories of the Franz sur-
vivors and their master, Capt. Alex'
McIntyre, one of the oldest of the!
Great Lakes skipper.
Pressed by Inspectors William T.
Kiel and William H. Duncan of the
American board to account for the!
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Museum Begins
Research On
PotteryFinds
Collection, Left By Indians
Of 2,000 Years Ago, Is
Unearthed By TVA
The Ceramic Repository of the An-
thropology Museum has begun work
on the 5,000 pieces of ancient Amer-
ican Indian pottery unearthed by the
Tennessee Valley Authority excava-
tions, it was announced yesterday.
Harking back more than 2,000
years, the bits of artistic clay un-
folded an unwritten chapter in Amer-
ican history. Research done on them
is expected to make great advances
in understanding the civilization of
that early period.
From Eastern Tennessee
The large collection comes from
the 300 miles of territory to be flooded
by the Norris Dam in eastern Tennes-
see, and the Wheeler Basin in north-
ern Alabama. Following the classi-
fication of the multifarious parts,
which will take over a year, the re-
sults of the research will be published
in a report of the archaeological work
done by the TVA.
The pottery was shipped to the
University by Dr. W. S. Webb of the
University of Kentucky, who has
charge of TVA archaeological work.
Museum officials recognize this pot-
tery as a "rare find" which will be
the best so far discovered for means
of identifying its primitive makers.
Griffin In Charge
Along with the pottery, much of
which was fdund six feet and more
in the earth, were skeletons, houses,
and temple structures, as well as im-
plements used by the Indians. They
were found in layers, or stratas, one
on top of another, showing that many
generations have lived on the same
land.
James B. Griffin, in charge of the
work in the Repository, is of the op-
inion that the pottery, which con-
sists of vases, urns, cooking bowls,
and pitchers, was constructed by
"peoples culturally similar to the
Cherokee and Sioux Indians."
Most of the pottery, while in bits,
was in good condition. Though some
of it was spoiled by the excavations,
archaeologists were usually on the
spot to supervise digging where pot-
terv was helieved to he hried.

Record Of Northwestern
This Year Little Better
Than Wolverines'
Regeczi Will Be
Back At Halfback
Injuries Riddle Michigan
Team; Kipke Hopes For
Dry Field
By ARTHUR W. CARSTENS
Six Wolverine regulars will close
their football careers in today's game
with Northwestern, and upon the
shoulders of these six, who helped
Michigan to National Championships
in 1932 and '33, will rest the ignom-
inous task of trying to drag the Wol-
verines out of the Conference cellar.
Northwestern's record this year has
been little better than Michigan's, but
her 7 to 0 victory over Wisconsin
three weeks ago gives them the edge
today.
Coach Dick Hanley led his Wildcat
squad into Michigan yesterday but
instead of bringing them to Ann Ar-
bor for a workout in the stadium,
gave them a short drill in Dearborn,
where the team will stay until this
noon.
With the Wildcats practicing in
Dearborn, Groundskeeper Thomas
was able to keep the field covered
with the giant tarpaulin. It will not
be removed until just before game
time so that rain or snow in the morn-
ing will not affect the field,
25,0 May Attend
If the weather is propitious 25,090
spectators will be on hand, many of
them expecting the sort of "dirty"
game that these two teams have
played in their last two meetings.
It was rumored last winter that
Northwestern might be dropped from
the Conference for "dirty playing" in
the Michigan game at Evanston.
Today's game concludes a three-
game series and the two teams will
not meet in 1935. This is not due, how-
ever, as was pointed out by officials
at the time schedules were announced,
to charges of unfair play against
Northwestern. The teams will meet
again in 1936.
Coach Kipke will start a combina-
tion of six graduating seniors and
four sophomores and one junior. Sen-
iors who will start their last game are
Hildebrand, Ford, Captain Austin,
Borgmann, Ward, and Regeczi. Other
seniors who may get into the game
include Fuog, Beard, Oliver, Jacob-
son and Triplehorn.
Viergever Out
Injuries suffered in the Ohio State
game have again forced Kipke to re-
vise his starting lineup, placing Bud
Hanshue at left tackle in place of
John Viergever who has been taking
very light drills this week and may get
into the game.
Jerry Ford is described by the team
physicians as "having enough in-
juries to keep three men out" but will
start at center with Russ Fuog ready
to replace him.
John Regeczi has been shifted back
to halfback and Steve Remias, who
started in several earlier games, will
take the fullback post left vacant
when Cedric Sweet wrenched his
knee two weeks ago.
SThough still handicapped by the
I injury to his left hand which kept
him out of recent games, Joe Ellis
will start at right half. Kipke is de-
pending on the sophomore to con-
tribute a running and passing threat.
George Bolas and Ferris Jennings
have continued their battle for the
starting assignment at quarter during
the past week but Ann Arbor's mighty
midget will again get the call today.
Northwestern Also Hampered
Northwestern, too, will be hampered
by injuries which will keep their
first and second-string quarterbacks
out of the starting line-up. George
Potter, first-string quarter who was

hurt in the Illinois game, may be
sufficiently recovered to play part of
today's game, but Lind, second-string
signal caller, is definitely out.
Kipke, instead of praying for rain
as he has since the Georgia Tech and
Illinois games, hopes for a dry field
today. The team has been drilling
all week on spectacular forward and
lateral passing plays which need a
dry field for their proper execution.
The lineups:
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A committee, consisting of Carl
Hilty, '35, president of the Council,
John C. Healy, '35, president of Mich-
igamua, and David G. Macdonald,
'36, president of Sphinx, was ap-
pointed to complete the details of the
new election system. Full details of
the new form, including the number
of elective and appointive positions to
be filled, will be announced in the
near future.
The new election plan, when com-
pleted in all details, will be submitted
to the Engineering Council to be con-
sidered for adoption in that school
and will be further considered by the
Undergraduate Council for applica-
tion to other schools and colleges on
the campus.
Will Require Dues
Carrying out a resolution passed
by the Council early this fall, it was
decided that class dues of 25 cents
for each student will have to be paid
by each member of the two under-
classes before he is entitled to vote.
Provision for collection will be made
later,
It was decided by a unanimous
vote that as a careful investigation
had revealed no actual evidence and
as the complaints were unfounded
no action would be taken on the

Lecture j
Professor - Emeritus William H.
Hobbs, Greenland explorer and for-
merly of the geology department, willj
introduce Prof. and Mrs. Jean Pic-
card when they speak here at 8:15
p.m., Monday, in Hill Auditorium un-
der the auspices of the Student
Christian Association.
The subject of the lecture is "The
Story of Our Flight." Several reels
of motion pictures made by the Para-
mount Picture Corporation and some
slides and motion pictures made by
the Piccards themselves will supple-
ment the lecture.
Pofessor and Mrs. Piccard became
very well known recently through
their recent 10-mile flight into the
stratosphere. The pair took off from
Ford Airport, Dearborn, Mich., afterI
many postponements had been made
because of unfavorable weather con-;

Auto Public ih ressured Into
Unneeded Oil Changes, 1 a y S a y s
By RALPH W. HURD threw their oil away every 1,000
tymiles.
rain the oil from your crankcase In the first place, Professor Lay
every 1,000 miles. Refill with Immo- stated, a simple and economical filter
biloil." attached to the oil system in the
"Replace old, wornout oil with Wee- engine could efficiently remove all
dol, you can read a newspaper sludge from the oil. The Detroit Edi-
throughcit.,, son Company buys the most expen-
sive oil on the market. It sells the
With such buncombe is the inno- oil at a reasonable price to its em-
cent, gullible, auto-minded public an- ployes who drive automobiles. After
nually prevailed upon to spend mil- these employees have used the oil
lions for an entirely unnecessary re- for 1,500 miles, the company drains
plenishment of crankcase oil, Prof. the oil from the crankcase, recondi-
Walter E. Lay of the mechanical I tions it by a simple process of filtra-
engineering department stated yester- tion, and then puts it into the corn-
day. A standard grade of oil ought to pany cars. They consider the recon-
iast the aorao autmbnhile at least . . - -

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