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The Weather
Partly cloudy to cloudy, pos-
sibly snow flurries in west and
north portions; colder in north.

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Editorials
The Moral At Lansing ...
Is It Ignorance Or Lack Of
Interest? .. .

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VOL. XLV. No. 69 ANN ARBOR, MICHIGAN, THURSDAY, DECEMBER 13, 1934
23 Rod ies Firemen Search Kerns Hotel Ruins For Bodies Herbert* Ame MWrBur slev Ex1
F t d'WillSpeakOn In Vote For
s . .University
Fire Saar Question 38 President
Former League Of Nations Defeats Rank, 35 To 18, In On Frat
Death List May Be Twice Treasurer To Discuss Small Ballot; True Will
As High As Search For Coming Plehiscite Head Frolic-j
Missing ContinuesAppears Tonight Inter
ss C_ s Program Is One Of [ilty Comments On Ado
8 Victims Burned University Lectures Lack Of InterestRu
Past Recognition Phi l
Statesman Is Well Known MacGregor To Lead Dental
25 Of 215 Guests Are Still P For Peace Effort; To School Juniors; Archi Sc
Unaccounted For; Regis- Address.Forum tects Name Stickney
Unacouned Fr; egis :.Dean
ter Is Illegible Sir Herbert B. Ames, former finan- In an even smaller poll than thatrt"As.
L N e 2a- wcial director of the League of Nations which was evidenced in last week's
LANSING, Dec. 12.-{P)-Slowly, secretariat, will speak here today on sophomore election, William MannyCo
and horribly, the details of death by . "The Saar Plebiscite and What It was chosen president of the freshman
fire were pried today from the cool- Means to World Peace," under the class of the literary college in yester-B
in un fHotel Kerns, where atAne
ing ruins oH K , rauspices of the University Lecture day's balloting. He defeated David. An e
least 23-possibly twice that many Series for 1934-1935. Rank, 35 to 18. Walter Truc was attitude
- perished in one of Michigan's worst; His speech will take place at 4:15 elected Frosh Frolic chairman with of Stud
disasters. a inthee
dTsasty-woders. enre ..'<> :.p.mn. in Natural Science Auditorium i ievt aort vrJhnanheim
Twenty-two bodie3 had \beenl re- 4 ..4~ Internationally known for his peace Luecht, 31 to 22 thn r
covered or located tonight, as state n
countyrd rctetigtons sught* efforts, the noted Canadian states- Commenting on the small vote that theisecc
county and city investigations sought man has been brought here by the was cast in the election, Carl Hilty, the sect
to ascertain how such a thing could political science department. Ar- president of the Undergraduate Coun- tenioty
happen. -grangements have also been made for cil and a member of the Electoral Uion.
Sir Herbert to stay over and appear at Board, said last night that the results LOWELL THOMAS I o k
burned beyond recognition in Tues-teUio h
day's fire, lay on improvised biers in s the Union Open Forum to be held at seem to be indicative of a lack of in- ated t
ay wareh , ra n srmp ed ino a -3 p.m. tomorrow. terest among the students in a sys-
tempoarhogue rBorn in Montreal tem of voting that would assure them w- Thomasposd to
tem porary morgue. s, o t o e h __ntrealI_ _I ive ofs+
A dozen other bodies, of those who *__ _ __Sir Herbert was born in Montreal, of honest elections. are asse
escaped death by fire only to drown -Associated Press Photo and after attending public schools Selected Unanimously W ill1Lecture
or die of injuries after leaping from Photograph shows firemen trying to find bodies of numerous miss there, came to Amherst College for his Robert K. MacGregor re eived all YneLn
upper windows, were in undertaking ig persons in the charred ruins of the Kerns Hotel in Lansing following ghereducation.Therelowingwhireceived of theti22votescast in thedentalschjuniorol ass
estblshens.th dsasros ir wic rsuledinth dat o moe hhigsheeof r e..dcaionee, rewn h c ee eeof i the oenasin h o juno clas H re Tohtse e
Think Fire Escape Fell hoteltguests.hurned o Montreal the office of class president. The nances
Two bodies were believed pinnedI He became president of the Volun- nev ly-elected treasurer of the class, at the
on the bottom of the Grand river by eerroal League, and served as Milton L. Kamler, and the J-Hop To Speak On 'Adventures and the
an iron fire escape that presumably i alderman from 1890 to 1906, also representative, George S. Harris, also OArfraterni
fell with them. ' Ruthven Talks I oungest Survivor holding the position of chairman of got the unanimous approval of the On The Air And Around onatenc
Approximately 25 ofte2or iulsts I the municipal board of health there voters. Leo O. Beldo had a four- The World' onth
AprxmtlO5ofte25get ' Kerns Hotel Fire from 1900 to 1904 vTh fil With+
still were unaccounted for, in lists iT BAcT. anumet f . vote majority over James H. Van Iye ch
of dead, injured, or unscathed surviv- ,ICCO t Iof the9 he was elected a member Doren to give him the secretaryship Lowell Thomas, appearing before present
ors. The hotel register was charredivs ouse of Commons, and re- of the class. James P. Baker defeated an Ann Arbor audience for the fourth ing rul
belond legibility, but from other Buffalo Alunm ni taned his position in that body until his opponent for treasurer, Burton time, will lecture at 8:30 p.m. today These a
sources, state police compiled a listI The yongest survivor of the Kerns 21. During his presence there he T. Forster, by the same count, 13 to 9. i in Hill Auditorium on "Adventures Ifollows:
of 23 persons definitely known to. Hotel disaster in Lansing, James Mc- served as chairman of the select The junior architects chose Rich- on the Air and Around the World." (1) R
have been in the hotel Monday night, Aim Of University Chiefi Milien, 11 years old, is in the Univer- standing committee on banking and ard A. Stickney for class president I His lecture will be the fifth on the any con
and unreported CiefMiles,11.ycas the s ifire.nverInslecurcommercehefifino t1911.co
and unreported sincethe fire. In- sity Hospital today with injuries re- I1 commerce in 1911. and Charles Stocking for vice-presi- 1934-35 Oratorical Association lecture eligible
cluded in this list of "known dead," To pief scusion;ceived when he jumped from the third In 1915 he was created a Knight of dent. Dorothy Roth will be secre- series, mail
were the names of those who bodies By President floor of the flaming structure. Grace in the order of the Hospital of tary of the. class for the year and Mr. Thomas, in a letter, said that (1-a)
ofdend d-"m te fameis structure. St. John of Jerusalem, and through- I Paul A. Gorman, treasurer. Robert he left the title of his lecture very nus sha
Undoubtedly, if the charred bodies E "Jimmy," as he is called, started out the war he held the position of L. Morris was elected J-Hop represen- general in order that he could present rules as
taken from the debris could be identi- Expressing the "aim of making everyj from his farm home near Ellsworth honorary secretary of the Canadian tative.
- student of the University according Mich., Monday for the University Hos-;Patriotic Fund, certain highlights in his adventurous rushing
fied, some of their names would be t dital, where he was to be treated Name Ball Commi'ttee career which would be of interest to (2) N
tondo the iit n a eivd'fu deal o pattern drawn up by the 1 re e Engaged In Relief;
found eronor the institution," President for an eye injury he received recently..n g epei Committee appointments for the an Ann Arbor audience. other fr
to be Leo J. Morris, of Detroit. fudr fteisiuin"PeietiuyDuring this samf peiodhe was O ac-heeprvouIaperncs ~ot hf
to be Le JMage , of DetroitAlexander G. Ruthven spoke over a He was accompanied by Judge W. A. tive in war relief work,and was made senior engineering class were released On his three previous appearances tion sh
Manager Identified, telephone transmission to the Univer-Severance and an attendant. They ha last night by Hilty. The Senior Ball he spoke on specialized subjects, the rushing
One fairly definitely was identified ty of Michigan Alumni in Buffalo stopped at the Kerns Hotel for the hairman of the special committee committee will be composed of A. first on Allenby in Palestine, the sec- (3) N
by a ring, as that of David Monroe, from Morris Hall last night n Bightuonfl t e t the iere. ltformthe of the House of Commons in the Ward Wood, Lewis A. Bosworth, and ond on La'wrence in Arabia, and the on the
the hotel manager. "An essential feature of the pat- Jimmy's eyewitness story follows: turned soldies in 1917.e I 199 t the Mr.rThomasark.lthotdbeniIndnn.the serm
From other clues, such as a pairae William CMill l r Mr. Thomas will not be i Ann the seco
of gold rings and a laundry mark, tern is a deep feeling of unity of pur- "I woke up about 5 a.m. It was conclusion of the war, he went abroad . er wi serve s Arbor until immediately preceding his year.
man pose which expresses itself in the awful hot and I couldn't breathe very to become financial director of the chairman of the finance committee
identifications were made of a wel.Inale Jdgibeahhvrytobeoe financialgdirector oftthe lecture as he is broadcasting his na- (4) N
spirit of the individual," President well. I called Judge Severance and [League secretariat, and held that po- der him: Ho E stional newscasting program from
their blazing hotel rooms. They were Ruthven said. "This Michigan spirit we heard people yelling out in the sition until 1926.
said by state police to be the Rev. is known all over the world. We grad- street. He opened the door and it was He has traveled through many Reisinger, Joe . ra, e. Wag- Jcasting studios in Chicago. entering
George Korteling, of Cedar Rapids, uates do not often try to define it, all on fire outside. Nobody knew what parts of the world, making a special a_,_nd__dophLThren
., and his wife, who are known toi but we know it is based upon the to do and I was scared." study of social and political condi- On the cap and gown committee, noonaof
a r skealization that the University is not. Then ie thow hthe attenda tions. His present home is in Brook- Gilbrm S taw wilmbechai an d Varsity Debatershee
havesegantenihtintlaunsing.just another -large school" threw him through the window intolieMas the committee members will be Jack I
Misreading of an distin laun The University Lecture will as usual L. Gutterman, Richard Fonda, Arthur Lose To Indiana
mark had caused the man to be given He :tated that Michigan is an in-. the fire net below. He broke his left S.hIrwineandtAbertcE.rMarshal.aLoseuIndihn
thekerroneus entiicationg of stitution which impresses each stu- arm and leg and suffered severe la- be open to the general public. S. Irwin, and Albert E. Marshall. The
the erroneous i ndentimfirceswthtecncp eations butof idinte al Richard M. Rice has been named The Varsity debating team, here- Trophy
"Kohn" in early lists. hdent more or less with the concept certions about the head in the fall *hairman of the executive committee tofore undefeated in its contests this Pi frate
A key ring with the name of State that he is a unit in a great brother- Once in the street, Jimmy was Physicists T ®k with Robert W. Sloane, Kenneth O. year, was beaten in a Western Con- highest
Senator John Leidlein, Saginaw, was bhooddevoted to the task of making add e quickly taken to a nearby home and Cogger, Roy Emerson, and Wilbur C. ference debate by the Indiana Univer- fraterni
foun ner on ofthe odis reov-better world through individual effort. hnrse ihteatnatt
found near one of the bodies recov-. then rushed with the attendant to Nelson as committee members. sity squad last night in Hill Auditor- Chi P
ered today. Leidlein already had Other speakers who gave greetings the hospital here. He arrived at 8 p.m
been listed among the "known dead." andinformation concernin t hUni le says he remembers little or noth The cane committee is made up of members of the victorious team having
versityFactsrN Teecaneacommitteeiscmadesupiof.Mebers ofhthe victriouslteam havin
Take Statements Airst erhe bo adca nd w hw n about the burning building afte lbert Bellamy, Royer Schlingman, were Lynville Miles, Gene Eckerty, ing Ho
Sworn statements were being taken f elephoned to Buffalo and then e landed in the net, but 'my feet I Donald Pomeroy, William McRoy, and and Earle Roose. The Michigan Dean
by State Fire Marshal Sam Robinson amplified through a loudspeaker, Mwer e cold as I didnt have stockins Edwin Richardson. Bellamy will be speakers were Collins Brooks, '37, Rights,'
and by County Prosecutor Dan D. Eg yJ Hyde, Ascidt of. Mich- B Ade___tartWork chairman of the committee. Robert Molloy, '37L, and Jack Weiss- Nationa
M uog.in a statement to the fire m rshal'Abbott of the University broadcastingBakr ar
Onu og. bot f hWUorkiy radatigThe invitations committee will be man, '35. '~at itsm
service, who acted as master of cere- 31US. DURANT MISSING On Experiment To Find under the chairmanship of Tage The critic-judge of the contest, cently.
Robert C. Caldwell, of Chicago, toldI mI C NEW YORK, Dec. 12. - )-Mrs. Infr-Red Dat Jacobson. Edward Macrum, Bruce Prof. Harry T. Wood of Michigan The C
of being awakened by a group of men rmonies, Coach Franklin Cappon, who ,Klein, Carlfoorgenaand LeandeCoul-ta
"- being +knd byGagroup "Wme discussed the basketball situation, and Russell Clifford Dunt, 34, theI Klein, Carl Sorgen, and Leland Coul- State Normal College, awarded the bill, ce

PRICE FIVE CENTS
"
plains
s View
rnities
fraternity C o u n c il
opts Five Changes In
shing Rules
Epsilon Pi Gets
holarship Award
Reads 'Bill Of Rights'
Adopted By National
aference
y THOMAS E. GROEHN
Kplanation of the University's
toward fraternities by Dean
lents Joseph A. Bursley, the
ous approval of five changes
ushing rules, and the presen-
f two honor awards, featured
and meeting of the Interfra-
Council, held last night in the
ing before the official session
Council opened, Dean Bursley
hat "the University is not op-
" fraternities and administra-
cials believe that fraternities
;ts."
Explains Fall Rules
swer to a request, Dean Bur-
plained that the legislation
in early fall in regard to fi-
in fraternities was prompted
request of fraternity alumni
immediate purpose is "to help
ties strengthen their positions
campus."
only mild discussion ensuing,
anges and additions in the
setup of the fraternity rush-
es were unanimously passed.
idditions and changes are as
ushing shall be considered
versation or contact with an
man, except by telephone or
Any undergraduate or alum
dl be restricted byi the same
fraternity men in regards to
o unethical mention of an-
aternity by name or implica-
all be permitted during the
period.
o rushee who does not pledge
first pledging, Monday, shall
itted to pledge a house until
)nd semester of the academic
o man ineligible to pledge
y for meals in a fraternity.
he rushing tax assessed all
students desiring to pledge
rnity shall be 50 cents until
the first Saturday of rushing.
ter it shall be $.
Present Trophy
Zeta Beta Tau Scholarship
was presented to Phi Epsilon
rnity for having attained the
scholarship average among
ties the past year.
si fraternity was presented the
raduate Council Trophy for
the best house decoration dur-
necoming week-end.
Bursley also read a "Bill of
which was adopted by the
l Interfraternity Conference
neeting in New York City re-
Conference recognized, in this
rtain fundamental principles

passing through the Uill singing, vw Henry Felker, '35E, who gave the his- daughter-in-law of W. C. Durant, B ter are the committeemen. decision to the Indiana team on the unversy
Won't Go Home Until Morning, !ory and accomplishments of the automobile manufacturer, disap- FRED WARNER NEAL Committee appointments for the basis of superior refutation of oppon- oinitsc
then hearing someone shout, her Union Opera. peared from her home on Dec. 7 and An e teetofhexpnknodjunior class of the engineering college ent's arguments and more convincing on its c
the hell's the fire alarm? Ihas not been seen since, h to reveal the heretofore unknown will be announced as soon as they are evidence presented by the victorious I(1)
Robinson 'said he believed the fire EEp dic eciighs quantities of minute gases in the checked with Hilty. squad. right to
hadeaenetswaythougitesallwaDEB tPOSPOEDgeprtdtthplicwtnigt.'eathsetmophre'ndtoahotthosphere______and____to___show____the____group___
ad etwen the floors rsom e tims The debate between Sigma Rho Tau The sister said that Mrs. Durant, vast amosohe snd energy the grop
and between the floors for some time vast amount of the sun's energy those sponsor
before it was discovered. He attrib- and Wayne Unviesil y, originally who was estranged from her husband, gases keep from the earth was en-oe 'tuton'
beoei a icvrd eati-scheduled for last night, will be held was wearing a $15000 mink coat and gaeepfrmteert a n Colleoe RaLcket Teaches M any (") o"v
uted occasional mention by survivors I dedfir at night, willrb. he a s eara d ,mmand nounced yesterday by Prof. Ernest F. (e) h
Iin Detroit at 3 p.m. tomorrow. The a six-carat diamond ring when she Bre n r rhrAlb~ e c e
to an "explosion" to a rocket-like b ll Barker and Dr. Arthur Adel both ofmaintai
spedo h lmswe hysuject wil be. "Resolved, That All left their apartment last Friday, say- the physics department. GU d t-a~ 'i~ n n i e l s o in subn4
reached an elevator shaft. Developed Immediately." picture theathis experiment, Dr. Adel ex- nancial
plained, deals principally with radia- (2)
Cold Wave Is Due To I tion in the little known infra-red I P. T. Barnum's well-known proverb "He called about a month ago at the rig
TVFX.A Ul To spectra. It is known, he said, that that there is a sucker born every min- my home in the evening when I was the diss
End; Lowest 8.9 Degreesovern en the earth is deprived of much of the ute was never more thoroughly sub- not in, stating that he was your son member
sun's energy by absorbing parts of the stantiated than recently by "old and that he was on his way to Van- objectiv
The severe cold wave appeared tem- Business [iciency. aa ays atmosphere. He and Professor Bark- grads" who found themselves rudely couver and would be back later on. whoses
porarily ended last night as forecasts ./ - ,y er will show just how much and by bilked of small sums ranging from $5 I "I returned to my office one day its men
indicated the probability of a rising IIwhat molecules, to $25 in a "college racket," as old as I from lunch, and this boy was waiting primary
temperature. The importance of the TVA, ac- Tennessee Valley which made it nec- Dr. Adel continued, however, to the famous cedars of Lebanon. I for me. He told me a story about his tendanc
The coldest weather yesterday ws cording to Dean Samuel T. Dana, of essary for the Federal government say that the same particles, for in- One C. R. Emidy, hauled into a having come down from Vancouver, (3) T
between 2 a.m. and 3 a.m. when the the forestry school, who spoke yester- to take charge, he said that natural stance water and ozone, which Los Angeles superior court, faced and having an automobile accident at mands7
mercury of the University Observa- day noon at a graduate luncheon held resources of oil and timber had been keep the earth from getting all the charges of obtaining money from 15 Tulare. There, he said he was forced dent or,
tory's official thermometer registered at the League, is that this project is wasted by private concerns, leaving radiation or energy from the sun, are wealthy alumni by posing as the son- to post bail amounting to all of the (4) T
8.9 degrees. At 7 a.m. it was 9.9 de- a yard stick -which will determine the population poverty-stricken, with vitally necessary to life here, in-need of an old college classmate. money which he had, and inasmuch life is
grees, while at 7 p.m. it had risen whether or not a government cor- an average income of less than $100 The mechanism of the apparatus The walls of the spacious court- as he was a physician in the Mercy congeni
to 25 degrees. poration can operate more efficiently a year. Soil erosion has also been a erected for the work is very intricate. room echoed with laughter as the Hospital at New Orleans and had his that n
Again predictions of possible snow than a private concern. It will also great problem for the farmers of the Ten mirrors are used to reflect the complainants, alumni of Michigan, transportation back, he would appre- brought
came with forecast for cloudy skies. determine, the success of a regional district, and the TVA must take, sunlight from the top of the physics Michigan State, Massachusetts Tech, I ciate my letting him take a small sum original
-planning project, Dean Dana said. charge of the reclamation of such building more than 100 feet down to Northwestern, Pennsylvania, South- of money to see him through. sociatio
j He enumerated the three objectives lands. The completion of the proj- a tunnel leading to the second base- ern California, Princeton, Purdue, "He even offered me the security of (5) T
of the TVA, the building of the huge ect will result in a 196 per cent in- ment and through long corridors in- Boston Tech, Harvard, and other col- his watch, which I refused to take. sale ar

ing the question of college or
ty control of fraternity groups
ampus. These principles are:
'hat the college has the sole
determine (a) what kind of
its student personnel can
with advantage to the insti-
nd to the student body; and
w many such groups can be
ned by its student body, even
ormal times without undue fi-
strain on.individual members.
hat the college has not only
t but the obligation to require
olution of any group (a) whose
s are not in accord with the
'es of the institution; or (b)
struggle for existence diverts
nbers too seriously from the
obligations of college at-
,e.
Chat the college rightly de-
financial integrity of its stu-
ganizations.
Chat the essence of fraternity,
the voluntary association of
al men of similar purpose, and
o pressure may properly be
by anyone on a party to the
contract to make such as-
n involuntary or arbitrary.
'hat each fraternity is the
biter of its own membership,

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