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The Weather
Partly cloudy and continued
cool today; tomorrow showers
and somewhat warmer.

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Editorials
The Use Of 'Chiseling'..
Not Without Honor . .

VOL. XLV. No. 10 ANN ARBOR, MICHIGAN, THURSDAY, OCTOBER 4, 1934

PRICE FIVE CENTS

irst Game
IsWon By.
Card inals
Detroit Infield Cracks As
Dean Holds Tigers To
Eight Hits
Medwick Is Batting
Star For St. Louis
Collects Three Singles And
A Home Run In Five
Trips To The Plate
Complete Tiger-Cardinal box
score will be found on page 3.

Pitches Cards To Victory

By ARTHUR CARSTENS
DETROIT, Oct. 3-Miciey Coch-
rane's vaunted "Battalion of Death"
infield cracked wide open during the
first three innings of today's World
Series opener and before the carnage
could be stopped three Cardinal runs
scored and Jerome (Dizzy) Dean was
well on his way to his thirty-first vic-
tory of the year and his third in six
days. The final score was 8 to 3.
While the Tigers were playing like
sandlotters the Cards gave an exhibi-
tion of- championship ball, making
only two errors to the five the Bengal
infield booted. They pounded three
Tiger pitchers for 13 "hits, including
a home run and two doubles.
Dean was the laurel-grabber of the
afternoon but Joe Medwick, Card left
,ielder and clean-up batter, got him-
self a piece of the glory when he col-
lected four hits, one of them a home
run into the newly-erected left field
bleachers.
Receipts Total $139,643
Official paid attendance was 42,505,
approximately 3,500 short of capacity.
Receipts totalled $139,643, which was
divided into three major parts: $71,-
207.93 to the players on the two
teams, $47,4.split among the -two
contending clubs and the two major
leagues, and $26,946.45 to the base-
ball advisory council.
Apparently Dizzy Dean will try to
do the same thing to Detroit that
Babe Adams did to the Bengals in
the 1909 Series. Adams, after only a
year or so in the majors, won three
games and the Pitt Pirates won the
title. Dean went in yesterday to pitch
his first series game against an ex-
perienced veteran, General Alvin
Crowder, and kicked over the dope
bucket with a vengeance.
He was in trouble only once in the
nine innings. In the third inning af-
ter two were out Dean walked, White
and Cochrane singled. Gehringer
then singled, scoring White, and took
second on Orsatti's fumble in center
field. With runners on second and
third Dean had to face the hard-hit-
ting Greenberg. Hank swung wildly
at three of Dizzy's best and the prom-
ising Tiger rally was ended.
Greenberg Scores
The second Tiger run came in the
sixth. Gehringer led off with a
grounder to Collins who threw to
Dean covering first for the first out.
Greenberg poked a single into center
and continued to second when Or-
satti fumbled the ball for his second
error of the game. Goslin sent a roll-
er between Martin and Durocher that
went into left for a single, Greenberg
scoring. Rogell was out at first and
Owen fanned to end, the inning.
In the eighth "Lanky" Hank Green-
berg parked one in about the 20th
row of the left field bleachers after
(Continued on Page 3)
Union Bureau
For Absentee
Voters Opens
An absentee voter's bureau estab-
lished in order to assist students from
other towns and states in balloting
in the November elections will be
opened today by student officials of
the Union in the south lobby of the
building.
A complete set of voting laws for
all of the state in the Union has been
dirawn up so that students who are
eligible to vote may be instructed in
the proper procedure for absentee
voting in their respective states.
Douglas R. Welch, '35, secretary of
the Union, said that there are many

Cross Calls

Applicants For
Rhodes Prize
Scholarship C a n d i d a t e s
Must Hand Applications
In Before Nov. 1
Candidates for the Rhodes Schol,.
arship from the University should se-
cure application blanks before the
first of November, Prof. Arthur Cross,
chairman of the Rhodes Scholarship
committee announced yesterday. Ap-
plication blanks may be secured from
the secretary of the history depart-
ment, Room 119, Haven Hall.
Professor Cross also suggested that
all students who are interested should
see' him before they make their ap-
plications.
The stipend of a Rhodes scholar is
fixed at 400 pounds a year, which is
roughly, $2,000. ,Appointments are
made for two years but may be ex-
tended for one year more. A candi-
date, to be eligible, must be a male
citizen of the United States, un-
married,,between the ages of 19 and
25, and must have completed at least
his sophomore year at college.
The qualities which will be con-,
sidered in making the selection are
literary and scholastic ability and
attainments; exhibition of moral force.
of character and of instincts to lead
and to take an interest in his school-
mates; and physical vigor as shown
by interest in outdoor sports or in
other ways.
A candidate may apply either in
the state in which he resides or in the
one in which he has received at least
two years of his college education.
Among the Rhodes Scholars who
have been chosen from Michigan are:
Edgar Ailes, Detroit attorney; the late
Willard Barbour, who was at the time
of his death a leading authority in
the field of English law; Ralph Car-
son, who was president of the Ox-
ford Union, and is now associated
with a prominent firm of lawyers in,
New York; Prof. John Dawson of the
Law School; Albert C. Jacobs, for
some years tutor and lecturer at Ox-E
ford, and now on the faculty of the,
Columbia Law School; James Wat-
kins, one-time police commissioner in
Detroit; and Prof Hessel F. Yntema.
The Rhodes scholars at Oxford have
maintained a high standard. About
three-fourths of those selected have
been Phi Beta Kappa men,

Largest State
Band To Play
Here Saturday

Illinois
Here

To
For

Bring
First

BandI
Timei

Since 1928
EAST LANSING, Oct. 4. - (Spe-
cial) - With 'a larger membership
than at any time in its history, the
Michigan State College Military Band
will leave Saturday morning for Ann
Arbor to participate in the Michigan-
Michigan State football game. The
State band will have more than 90
members this year, having gained
nearly a score of new men since the
1933 football season, according to
Prof. Leonard Falcone, director.
Drum-Major Donald A. Strouse, '35,1
and a reception committee from the
Varsity Band made plans Wednes-
day night to meet the Michigan State
College band when it arrives in Ann
Arbor Saturday. The State band will
arrive in downtown Ann Arbor by
bus early Saturday and will march,
with an escort of Michigan bandsmen,
to its temporary headquarters at Mor-
ris Hall.
Informed that 150 members of the
huge University of Illinois Bands
would come to Ann Arbor Oct. 27,
making their first trip here since
1928, Strouse and Bernard B. Hirsch,
acting conductor of the Michigan
band, Wednesday night gave assur-
ance that "we'll be ready forany-
thing musical Illinois can bring toI
Ann Arbor."
Jotter T'o Accept
Go vrnment Joh
Prof. E. V. Jotter, former assistant'
professor of forest extension, has left
the University to accept a position
with the government in the soil ero-
sion service at Washington.
Professor Jotter came to the Uni-
versity in 1924 from the. Forest Prod-
ucts Laboratory at Madison, Wis.
Previous to this he served in the
forestry service in California. For sev-
eral years he taught fire-prevention
and control, and for the past few
years he has done considerable travel-
ing throughout the state in connec-
tion with his work in forest extension.

JEROME (DIZZY) DEAN

Case No. II
NOTE: The Daily, in order to show
the necessity of weeding chiselers
out of the FERA and replacing
them with students actually in
need of jobs, is running a series of
casehistories of needy students.
Names are not mentioned in the
series but definite proof of each case
is available. - The Editors.
He had an FERA job last year.
He returned to school this year ex-
pecting to get his job back, but was
placed on the waiting list.
He works for his board, getting
three meals a day. He owes two
weeks' rent to his landlady, and
will owe her more unless he gets a
job. He can't buy any books.
He worked in Boston, his home
town, this summer, saved some
money, but had to lend it to his
mother. He had to borrow from the
University for his tuition, but will
meet the note in November, when
his mother intends to return his
summer's earnings.
He broke his eyeglasses last week.
He does not have the $3.25 neces-
sary to have themrepaired. Today
his liabilities double his assets. He
will probably leave school unless he
gets a job.
New Deal Is
Criticized By
Samuel Wyer
Roosevelt Is Accused Of
'Moving Tammany Hall
To Washington'
Hitting President Roosevelt and the
New Dealers for having "moved Tam-
many Hall to Washington," having
thrown the American people into ac-
tual bankruptcy, and for having en-
listed the aid of Socialistic doctrines
to revive a dying Capitalism, Samuel
S. Wyer, former Federal technical
adviser and crusading consulting en-
gineer from Columbus, Ohio, last
night addressed an audience of stu-
dents and faculty men in the Natur-
al Science Auditorium on the subject,
"Contributions To a Way Out of the
Depression."
Charging that if $11 were to be
tccumulated every minute since the
birth of Christ, we would not yet have
enough to pay for the tremendous-
cost of the New Deal, Wyer swept
aside Anarchism, Communism, So-
cialism, and present-day Capitalism
as not feasible in our times, and call-
ed for a "revolt of youth, sane and
sensible," to rebuild a new social
structure, based on constitutional
control of production, capital invest-
ment, and natural resources.
Cultural Courses Best
Advising college students to avoid
technical courses and to study gen-
eral cultural courses that they may
better adapt themselves to a chang-
ing social order, Wyer charged that
there are three important issues be-
fore the world today: an intelligent
attitude toward religion; a need for
the elimination of War; and the re-'
covery from the depression. The first
one, he says, would solve the last two,
if adopted.
"Seventy-two cents of every tax
dollar goes for war activities," said
Mr. Wyer. "Our war debts are as
dead as the boys in Flanders. We
ought to cancel them, but only on the
basis of a downward revision of arm-
aments. It is time we had the social
intelligence to realize that wealth is
less sacred than the lives of our
youths sacrified on battlefields."
"The world is suffering from acute
indigestion of rugged individualism
without social responsibility; we must
realize that mass production demands
mass buying power."
Muscle Shoals Is Delusion j

"Muscle Shoals is the biggest de-
lusion that has hit America in the
[last century; fooled by engineers and
statesmen, and that premier fiction
sheet, the Congressional Record, we
have been fooled into throwing away
a fortune."
Asked by Dr. Edward W. Blakeman,
Counsellor in Religious Education,
from the audience, what he thought
of the NRA, Mr. Wyer replied, "The
NRA is sound in idea, but crude in
application. If Johnson had used
diplomacy instead of rough-house
methods, he would have been success-
ful. Bernard Baruch could have done
it."
Hoover's recent magazine articles
are "unbalanced and misleading"
thinks Mr. Wyer, and Upton Sinclair's
EPIC plan is "unfeasible."
"Unless capitalists are willing to
divide part of their profits with the
workers, Capitalism is doomed within
the next two years; God only knows
what will follow."
lYnnor Rennhheawn* Will

Urge Square Judicial Committee
1Ioc1 T..FR A

Waiting List
Prof. Gram Tells Alpha
Nu Everything Possible
Will Be Done For Needy

Sees
To

Conformity
Spirit Of Grant

"Rules Bah!"U.S. C.
Frosh Yell; Shh!"

Say

Upperclassmen

New Projects Are Coming
In Every Day; Will Be
Filled FromEligibles
Students on the FERA waiting list
will get a "square deal" from the ad-
ministration, and everything possible
will be done for those in need of jobs,
asserted Prof. Lewis Gram yesterday.
Professor Gram thinks it unlikely
that there is a very high percentage
of chiselers in the FERA, but amend-
ed that statement, declaring that he
had no proof to that effect. One can-
not make a statement regarding chis-
elers with any degree of certainty un-
til more facts are available, he said.
Gram Addresses Alpha Nu
At a meeting of Alpha Nu speech
society last night, Professor Gram
said that the FERA is being operated
this year in much more conformity
with the spirit of the grant than was
the case last year. He was referring
to the change in the application blank
that the student must sign which this
year simply requires a statement of
financial condition.
Miss Elizabeth Smith, of the FERA
registration office, stated that 20 stu-
dents have been taken from the wait-
ing list this week and have been
placed among those who will be given
positions as soon as they can be as-
signed to suitable projects. She re-

Bewildering the , upperclassmen
with their sudden outbursts of class
spirit, freshmen at the University of
Southern California started in early
to break the traditional rules for
freshmen laid down by, upperclass-
men.
While Michigan men of '38 are
strolling the campus minus any dis-
play of their inferiqr standing and
disregarding generally all soph
threats, Southern California Frosh
have been putting their feet into
trouble by acts of disrespect towards
upperclassmen.
A huge '38 painted on the sidewalk
in front of the administration build-
ing a week before freshman rules went
into effect started things off.
This breaking of long-established
tradition so irked the Trojan Knights
and Squires, powerful junior-senior
group, that rigid enforcement of
freshman rules was brought about a
week before they had been previous-
ly planned.
'28 Wheat Crop
Called A Cause
Of Depression

ported that vacancies are occurring One of the foremost causes of the
every day, and persons are being put depression was the unprecedented
to work as fast as her staff can attend bumper crop of wheat in 1928, coupled
to the detail work involved. with the American resistance to the
More Funds Unlikely decline in prices which followed,
In reply to a question as to whether stated Prof. Holbrook Working, one
more funds can be expected from of the world's foremost wheat experts,
Washington this year to take care of yesterday.
the 700 students who are on the wait- Professor Working is here with the
ing ist,'Professor 'Gram said that the department of economics on- a year's
government had already increased sabbatical leave from the Leland
appropriations this year for FERA Stanford University Food Institute.
work, and he did not expect another Professor Working told how in his
increase. Approximately $100,000 has study of wheat in its economic rela-
been granted to the University for tions, which began in 1921, he was
student relief, he said. able to forecast that the situation
Those students who are on the with regard to grain was serious in
eligible list and who have not yet been the summer of 1929, and though he
placed should not worry about their felt that the soaring commodity prices
jobs, he said, explaining that new were unquestionably too high, "we
projects are coming in from the fac- did not realize that the general bus-
ulty every day, each one requiring iness condition was critical."
different types of work. As soon as While believing that the recovery,"
a project comes in for which an appli- at least from the agricultural stand-
cant is fitted, he will be notified, point, is being made, the professor still
Professor Gram declared, says that this winter will be a hard
one. Prices of foodstuffs will go some-
what higher than they are even now,
VanderVelde In he declared, but "no unprecedented
soaring of prices should be feared,
it h though there is a possibility that
QS .R I wheat might rise in 1935-6."
The demand for wheat the world
over, he said, is very inelastic. Fol-
lowing a large crop, there is always
a long period of low prices, unless
Confined to the University Hospital there is an unusually small cropato
because of complications resulting rid the surplus. "That is the case
which confronts us now," he claims,
after an appendectomy, Lewis G. Van- "and it is cyclical."
derVelde, assistant professor of his- The great surplus of wheat that was
tory, and assistant to the dean of in this country, 290 billion bushels
the College of Literature, Science and or half of the world's supply of that
the Arts, will be unable to meet with grain, is now being used up, he dis-
his classes for the first several closed. This, he believes is due "some-
months of this semester. what to the government's curtailment
Following the operation this sum- program, but largely to the drought of
mer, Prof. VanderVelde returned to this and the last year. Also some
his duties at the University for sev- quantity of it has been used by relief
eral days, until he was forced, by a administrations. But nevertheless the
recurrence of his illness to return to curtailment program was necessary-
the hospital. His condition is termed all helping to cut down the great sur-
not serious. plus."
In the absence of Prof. Vander- The price of December wheat, "fu-
Velde, Prof. Verner W. Crane has been tures," is now about 99 cents, where-
conducting the courses in American as last year at this time it was only
history. 89 cents.
Ponselle Admits Liking For
Both Opera And Concerts

Knuusi, Healey, McCombs,
Ferris Are Chosen From
Undergraduate Group
Homecoming Plans
Already Under Way
Flag Rush, Cane Spree,
Tilting Will Be Part Of
Fall Games
In the election of Judiciary Com-
mittee members from the member-
ship of the Undergraduate Council,
held yesterday at the Union, Allen
Knuusi, '35E, John C. Healey, '35. Wil-
liam G. Ferris, '35, and Allan D. Mc-
Combs, '35, were chosen as the four
students who, with Carl Hilty, '35,
president of the Council, will comprise
the committee.
The Judicial Committee handles
student disciplinary cases, such as
ticket scalping and disorderly con-
duct. The more serious cases go to
the faculty judicial committee.
Knuusi, a member of Phi Sigma
Kappa fraternity, was a member of
The Daily business staff for two years
and of Triangles, junior honorary so-
ciety of the engineering college. Hea-
ley is a member of Alpha Delta Phi
fraternity and is city editor of The
Daily. A past member of Sphinx, he
is at present the president of Mich-
igamua, all-campus senior honorary
society.
Ferris, managing editor of The
Daily, is also a member of Mich-
igamua and a past member of Sphinx.
McCombs Chosen
McCombs is at present the presi-
dent of the Union and is also a mem-
ber of Michigamua. He is affiliated
with Lampda Chi Alpha fraternity.
It will be impossible to set dates
for the class election as yet, according
to an announcement issued by the
Council yesterday. The delay is due
to the fact that the date of publica-
tion of the Student Directory is not
known at present. The executive com-
mittee will act later and make known
the date, it was reported. Elections
will be. supervised by Council mem-
bers as usual.
The week-end of October 27 was
picked for the annual home-coming
celebration, the Council announced.
Plans are already underway for the
week-end and it is believed that a
house-decorating contest will be held
as usual. Fall games, which will be
handled by the Union staff, will be
held Saturday morning, October 27.
The games, which will be held on
south Ferry Field as usual, will con-
sist of the usual three events, cane
spree, tilting, and flag rush. In the
first one, six individual contests are
held in which each man tries to wrest
an axe handle from his opponent.
Games Include Tilting
In the tilting, ┬░picked teams are
mounted on wooden horses and given
gunny sacks full of straw. The object
of the game is to knock one's oppo-
nent from his horse. In the flag rush,
freshmen are stationed around three
greased poles. Sophomores may rush
any or all of them in their attempts
to get the flags.
# In the election for the office of
secretary-treasurer of the Council,
Mary Sabin, '35, a member of Col-
legiate Sorosis and president of Mor-
tarboard, women's senior honorary
society; received a unanimous vote.
The matter of keeping the reading
and periodical rooms of the library
open Sundays was also discussed by
the Council, but no action was taken
as it was learned that the library
had no money for that purpose. It was
reported that library officials had de-
clared, however, that should sufficient
interest be aroused, it might be pos-
sible to use the Angell Hall library
as a study hall on Sundays.

Statistics Show
R.O.T.C. Increase
An increase in the enrollment fig-
ures of the R.O.T.C. over previous
years was announced yesterday by the
military science department.
Unable to furnish exact figures be-
cause of the registrations still coming
in, the present size of the unit was an-
nounced as 594, as compared to the
total last year of 571. These numbers

Officers Are Named
'At Council Meeting

First Gargoyle, Out Wednesday,
To Include Initial Prize Stor
The first of the monthly prize-win- washtub and the Huron River have
ning short stories will appear in the I with State Street politics and sundry
October issue of Gargoyle, campus politicians is explained in full only
humor magazine, appearing for sale in the "Garg."
Wednesday. Readers may further expect to see a
The authors of the winning manu- brand new treatment of the season's
script are Powers Moulton, '33, and C. first preposterous person as well as
Hart Schaaf, '34, who collaborated in some members of the 1934 football
what is technically a short short story team. The latter are caricatured to an
titled "Only Of Lead." extent that even a poor grid fan will
In commenting on the first short get a chuckle.
story and the Gargoyle contest, Eric Five of the campus' best known
W. Hall, '35, managing editor, said, co-eds are shown in photograph mod-
"We believe that a story of the kind eling the fall season's outstanding
we have selected combines good writ- clothes. These pictures illustrate the
ing with action and interest in a way popular feature, "Sophisticated Lady."

s

By ROBERT S. RUWITCH F
Rosa Ponselle, the Metropolitan
Opera Company's great prima donna
who will open the 1934-35 Choral
Union series Oct. 24, is a sensation of
the concert stage as well as the opera.
She herself admits that she is torn
between an ardent love for both forms
of musical appearances. She says she
is as eager for the opening of the
"Met" each season as the freshman
ready to enter high school for the
first time, and yet she boards the train
for her concert tours with a girlish

prano says that she misses something
which she enjoys so much in her con-
cert work. It is what she terms "that
privilege of gazing into the thousands
of eyes before me, of recognizing now
and then a face I remember having
caught a glimpse of on the city streets,
in a hotel lobby, or perhaps at a
previous concert.
The intimacy with which Miss Pon-J
selle's music has always been associat-
ed, she attributes to this relationship
to her audience. This is perhaps why
a leading music critic has said, "It

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