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Badgley Claims '
Athletic Injuries
Over Stressed:
Professor Defends Policy
Of Supervised Sports As
Defending supervised athletics as
the best safeguard against injury to
youths, Prof. Carl E. Badgley of the
surgery department in his radio ad-G
dress yesterday over Station WJR,
said that the injuries were greatly
Professor Badgley pointed out that'
only three per cent of all men partici-
pating in intercollegate sports re-
ceive serious or possibly serious injur-
ies. Included in these serious injur-
ies, he said, are sprains and broken
bones, which are not usually serious
to the life or future happiness of the!
individual, but are an uncomforable
temporary disability.
Debunking the policy of newspapers
to attribute large numbers of deaths
during the football season to football,'
Professor Badgley said, "Investiga-
tion of most of these reported deaths
from football has shown that the
game of football itself produced very
few of them, majority of the cases
dying from infections or street acci-
dents while playing with a football
in the street. The only association
the football game had with most of
these deaths was the ball itself."
He pointed out that at the Univer-
sity during the winter season, the an-
nual toll of serious accidents from the
unorganized sports of skiing and
coasting is not only greater numeric-
ally than'occur in all of the competi-
tive varsity activities for the entire
year, but the injuries sustained are of
a more serious nature.
"All athletic injuries," Professor
Badgley stated, "are not the result
of violence. Improper training, faulty
form, or misdirected zeal may pro-
duce athletic injuries."
According to Professor Badgley, at
the University, athletics have been
singularly free from serious injur-
ies. "Since 1919," he asserted, "I
have been more or less closely asso-
ciated with the serious athletic injur-
ies occurring both in varsity and
intramural sports.
Contract For Local
Bridge Is Awarded

Backshi;ts Leave For African Trouble Zone

NRA Probe May TAA11 A Grades
Delay Social I __ _ Are Received
The third and final production of
y P1an the Children's Theater this seasonBy 54StudeTi


openedyesueray aiternoon in y aW
Mendelssohn Theater. "The Emper- In a list of perfect records of grades
Legislative Program And or's New Clothes" under the direc- for the first semester of the current
Investigation Referred tion of James V. Doll was enthusias- academic year of the University were
tically received by the school audience included 50 full-time students, and
To Same Committee that saw it. four part-time students in the literary
A combination of generally excel- college, one full-time student in the
(By Associated Press) lent acting, individual sets and good School of Music, and two full-time
WASHINGTON, March 1 - Some directing resulted in a show parallel and one part-time students in the
)f the warmest supporters of the ad- to the first productions of the group. School of Education.
ministration's social security pro- Mr. Doll deserves a great deal of The full time students are defined
credit, both for the scenery which he in the announcement as those taking
;ram expressed fear today that it designed and painted, and for the 15 hours or more of work, while part
would be seriously delayed by the NRA smoothness of the whole play time students include all those tak-
investigation. Everything is overemphasized for ing less than 15 hours of work. Among
all these theater productions; acting those taking full-time work and re-
The iquiryito the recovery Iis exaggerated, scenery has just that ceiving all A's are Janet Ivory, '36.
gency was referred by the Senate I twist to it which gives a fairy-book Charlotte B. Lewis, '37, Mary Eliza-
;o the finance committee, which al- atmosphere to the whole, and cos- beth Lunny, '35, Elsie A. Pierce, '37,
so has before it the social security tuines are extreme. Margaret C. Behringer, '36, Francis E.
legislation. The full finance com- George Sipprell and Ross MacPher- Carney, '36, Dorothy S. Gies, '36, Jose-
:nittee was ordered to sit on the Blue son who play the parts of the two phine S. Hadley, '36, and Margaret
eagle investigation instead of sending magic weavers, do very commendable Hiscock, '36.
it to a subcommittee: jobs of over-acting. The play was Other full-time students receiving



-Associated Press Photo.
Scenes rcmjnisrent of the World War were enac ed in Rome when this detachment of black-shirted
militiamen bearded a train for Naples, whence they sailed to Africa, where Italian troops have been mobilized
for pevsible action in the difficulties between Ethiopia and Italy.

Fternity Vault Yields Records
Of Original Aims And Principles

University authorities would find
nothing of which to complain in fra-
ternities if those bodies still lived up
to the principles and precepts under
which they were originally organized
if the situation may be judged by the
faded relics which have recently been
unearthed in a fraternity vault.
The abstracts which were copied
from the constitutions of a fraternity
still prominent on the campus are in
the handwriting and bear the signa-
ture of the late O. N. Chaffee, '56E,
prominent San Francisco engineer,
and were evidently secured in the days
when fraternities made great efforts
to discover each other's secrets.
This fraternity, according to its
constitution, designated itself as a
society and declared that "The object
of this elect society shall be the cul-
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fiction. In addition, one member
was to specialize in Christianity. Crit-
ics were appointed for the purpose of
producing "criticisms on the produc-
tions of their departments."
Real unity of spirit is echoed in'
the provision that each member "shall'
be friendly and with secret advice
endeavor to correct the faults of any
other member and all shall act as
brethren in the same family."
In order, evidently, to preserve for
future members the literary master-.
pieceso concocted, it was further pro-
vided that " each new member shallI
copy into a book provided by the
secretary his literary products, if
thought-worthy, after the critic has
looked ever them."
The motivating spirit of this fra-
ternity - the drive for the deeper
and finer of the -intellectual aspects
of life- is clearly depicted in the
oath required of new members whichj
demands, in part, "Do you solemnly I
promise that in the department to!
which you shall be assigned by the
voice of the society, your sole object
shall be investigation and aim at the
truth, and that for this purpose you
will not spare time, trouble nor re-
search, and that you will do all in
your power to render your essays
pleasing and instructive?"
It might be suggested that English
composition teachers demand the
same of prospective students.

An Art Cinema League Production
"Chapayev" is a veritable reviewer':
holiday, because it is without doubt
one of the most outstanding picture:
ever seen in America; and;even the
most discerning of critics would praise
its unique magnificence and its spell-
binding artistry.
The picture is concerned with the
spectacularly naive career of the Rus-
sian revolutionist, Chapayev, and por-
trays incidents of his life in the most
suave and yet simple and direct way
that one unconsciously takes in the
whole peasant attitude and at the
same time receives entertainment
which is at first strange, then exciting,
and finally superb.
The most striking features of "Cha-
payev," to the American audience, are
the complete absence of anything re-
sembling Hpllywood tactics, the ro-
bust. powerful, indigeneously Russian
design and presentation, and the
seemingly genuine, wholesome, and
realistic attitude of the conception,
the acting, and the photography. The
Art Cinema League, in presenting
such a picture as this, accomplishes
well its purpose. -C.B.C.
HELENA, Mont., March 1-(IP)-
The State Senate concurred today in
a House measure providing for the
substitution of the lethal chamber for
the gallows in Montana.

Some members of the committee
said today that both the investiga-
tion and the framing of the security
:egislation were jobs which would re-
wire the committee's full time for a
long period. They expressed con-
_ ern over the situation.
With NRA critics pressing the com-
nittee for a full inquiry into charges
zf monopoly and oppression senators
friendly to the social security plan
feared it would be pushed aside for
an indefinite period.
On the other hand, some of those
interested in the NRA inquiry were
apprehensive lest the social security
legislation interfere with a "full and
free" inquiry into the recovery ad-
ministration. However, Chairman
Harrison. (Dem., Miss.) promised
"full, open and complete" hearings.
A meeting of the committee was set
for next Tuesday.
Senator LaFollette, one of those
fearful that a jam would result from
the situation, tried recently to get
the finance committee to work on the
social security program in order to get
it out of the way before the NRA
inquiry started.
The committee decided, however,'
that it was impracticable to start
work until the house ways and means
committee had finished rewriting the
security measure.
Dr. Ermine C. Case, director of the
Museum of Paleontology, addressed
students and faculty of the Cran-
brook School near Bloomfield Hills
last night on "Reminisecence of a
Fossil Hunter."
Dr. Case, who has lead many field
expeditions for the University, de-
scribed some of his experiences in col-
lecting prehistoric vertebrates. -
ANKARA, Turkey, March 1-(EP)--
Mustapha Kemal was reelected presi-
dent of Turkey today.
This election, his fourth, was by the
fifth national assembly in which, for
the first time in the history of Turkey,
women were seated.

written and planned for a :children's
audience, and judging from the reac-
tion of those children from Ann Arbor
who saw Mr. Sipprell and MacPher-
son bounce about the stage, over'act-
ing was what they wahted.
The story of "The Emperor's New
Clothes" is a Hans Christian Ander-
son fairy tale, played in "a country
much like China." It is the old story
of Zar and Zahn who wove such ex-
cellent imaginary cloth that no one
dared deny seeing it.
Karl Nelson was an admirable wick-
ed Han, Royal Keeper of the Ward-
robe, and the small parts were all
well done.
It is not every day of the week that
an adult has the opportunity to see
both a play and an audience at their
best. This fairy story has made a good
play, for Han is a satisfactory villian
and there are two heroes. To see chil-
dren react to both these types is re-
laxation to any one. The play will be
shown twice this afternoon.
Ehrmann Talks To
Adrian Alunmni Club
Prof. Howard Ehrmann of the his-
tory department addressed the mem-
bers of the Adrian alumni club Thurs-
day night on the subject, "The Pres-
ent Italio-Abyssian Crisis."
Professor Ehrmann's talk was one
of a series of lectures presented to
alumni groups in the various cities
of the state in the interest of closer
relations between the University and
alumni groups.
Two other lectures remain on the
present schedule. Dean Clare E.
Griffin of the Business Administration
School will speak in Grand Rapids on
March 20 and Dr. Theophile Raphael
has been chosen to address the alumni
groups of Midland on May 6.
TIES formerly sold at $1.00
Now 75c - 3 for $2.10
Order your Spring Suit Now
Chas. Doukas, iaberdashery
Custom Tailoring 1319 So. University

all A's are Charles G. Jennings, '35,
John W. Odle, '36, Milton J. Roedel,
'36, Robert W. Rogers, '36, Sidney
Stanley Sobin, '35, Ann Timmons, '36,
William V. Whitehorn, '36, Ross A.
Beaumont, '36, Irving P. Golden, '36,
Charles F. Hibbard, III, '38, Israel H.
Finklestein, '37, Nina J. Knutson, '36,
Margaret L. Starr, '35, Bernard A.
Baum, '36, Voltairine E. Hirsch, '36.
Mervin C. Becker, '36, Mary L. Bier-
camp, '36, Dan K. Cook, '35, Margaret
L. Currier, '35, Ralph H. Danhof, '36,
James K. Davis, '36, Robald B. Elder,
'36, Thomas Kauffman Fisher, '37,
Willis A. Fisher, '37, Ronald A. Free-
man, '36, Raymond H. Gehl, '37, Betty
Goldstein, '37, Clifford E. Crossman,
'36, Walter A. Hahn, '38, Mildred F.
Johnson, '35, Frederick R. Jones, '36.
James G. Miller, '37, Margery C.
Phillips, '35, John H. Pickering, '38,
Willis H. Player, '36, Adam H. Spees,
'35, John G. ; Steele, '36, David W.
Stewart, '36, George G. Varga, '36,
Colln M. Wilsey, '35, Emily W. Wood-.
burne, '35, Richard S. Johnson, '38SM,
Isabel H. Jackson, '35Ed., and Mary
Louise Kessberger, '35Ed.
Among the part-timestudents are
Dorothy W. Copeland, Spec., Alma L.
Seely, Spec., Rebecca D. White, Spec.,
Dalmacio S. Miranda, Spec., and Ha-
zel P. Lyman, Spec.
The 3,000 pieces of prehistoric In-
dian pottery received by the Univer-
sity Museums this week are being
classified in the Ceramic Repository
of the Anthropology Museum, rather
than the German Repository as was
previously announced.

The contract for the Geddes bridge Lure of literature. and friendship.- It
across the Huron River was taken was provided that "fifteen students
away from the Ann Arbor Construc- for every hundred in a college" might
tion Co., yesterday when the Board be admitted to the bonds.
of Public Works reversed its previous Evidently missing no bets where
decision and awarded the job to Couse finances were concerned, this same'
and Sanders of Detroit. house provided that "funds shall be
The decision, which was changed in raised by subscriptions, donations,
a special meeting, complies with the and assessments." Qualifications for
order from PWA officials to give the membership in this body were "good
contract to the lowest bidder. The speaking and writing, general schol-
Couse and Sanders firm bid arrived arship, and having few enemies in
here five minutes later than the clos- college."
ing time for bids two weeks ago, but Carrying out the idea of a fra-
was read to the board before mem- ternity as an organ for promoting
berg were informed that it was a late good scholarship and sundry related
bid. aims, the members were divided into
The Public Works Board first re- groups of five students each, for the
jected 'the Detroit bid, then recon- purpose of bringing literary and
sidered, and finally decided against it scholastic gems to the attention of
because an estimate of the days re- the whole body.
quired for the project was missing
from the formal bid. The fields of stdy were eloquence,
In spite of this, Mortimer E. Coo- history, poetry, politics, classics, and
ley, state PWA engineer and dean-
emeritus of the engineering college, New Cars for Taxi Service
overruled the local board, informingH
them that "it has been determined| 0
that Couse and Sanders are respon-| NE
sible, are technically qualified, and I CAMPUS CABS
can obtain a performance bond for 24-OUR sERVICE
the completion of this contract."2S

Thley won't help you
catch rivets
they wontcaur'e any A
or cum anry aimens
...when anything satisfies it's got to

Artur Schnahel


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