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VOL. XLV. No. 117 ANN ARBOR, MICHIGAN SUNDAY, MARCH 10, 1935

PRICE FIVE CENTS

New Group Created To
Back Strachey Lecture;
Committee Gives Beport

offcersOf
Academy For
1935 Named'
Elect Chickering, AlbionI
College Professor, As
New President

Wolverines

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Track

Meet

By

Record Score;

Illinois Takes Wrestling

Local Citizens, Professors
And Students Volunteer
Their Services
N.S.L. Claims Free
Speech Threatened
Plan Is Advanced To Meet
Charges That Sponsors
Lack Responsibility
A proposal to place all responsibil-
ity for the lecture by John Strachey,
British communist, on the shoulders
of a newly-created committee of local
citizens, faculty members, and stu-
dents will be placed before Univer-
sity authorities today, it was an-
nounced early this morning by the
Strachey Lecture Committee.
. The members of the projected com-
mittee are: Prof. Robert C. Angell
of the sociology department, Prof.
Louis C.,Karpinski of the mathemat-
ics department, Prof. John L. Brumm
of the journalism department, Prof.
John F. Shpard of the psychology
department, Neal Staebler, part own-
er of the Staebler Oil Company, the
Rev. Harold P. Marley of the Unitar-
ian Church, William L. Fisch, '37,
Cyril F. Hetsko, '36L, and Samuel
Magdoff, '37A
Plan Given As Answer
The plan, according to the Strachey
committee, was arranged in answer
to the University's decision stating
that "the committee (on lecture pol-
icy) is not convinced of the responsi-
bility of this organization to sponsor
public lectures in University buildings
and therefore refuses to approve its
rquest."
The Strachey committee stated that
the proposal would be left up to the
University until 4 p.m. Monday, at
which time the new committee would
be dissolved and the present arrange-
ment would again go into effect.
Suppression of free speech was laid
squarely at the door of the University
last night at a meeting called in pro-
test against the refusal of the Com-
mittee on Lecture Policy to grant the
National Student League the use of
Hill Auditorium March 14 for a speech
by Strachey.
Many Attend Meeting
The meeting, held in the Union, was
attended by almost 150 persons and
unanimously passed a resolution de-
clariog "that this assembly go on
record as opposed to such a denial of
free expression and demand that the
lecture be petmitted to continue as
scheduled."
A prepared statement by Professor
Karpinski and a talk by the Rev.
Marley both asserted that the real
issue in the Strachey affair was the
right of free speech.
Professor Karpinski's statement
read, in part, "I regret that I disagree
with many members of the Committee
on Lecture Policy. But in this dis-
agreement I know that I am supported
by a large group of my colleagues who
feel that free speech is involved.
"It is known that there are certain
newspapers which wish to establish
communistic ideas as being common
to most professors . . . . However, I
repeat that many faculty members
interested in free speech are voicing
their objections simply and solely to
conserve the best interests of this
great American university - the in-
terest of free speech."
Marley Gives Statement
The Rev. Marley asserted that "if
the University wants to get its ap-
propriation from Lansing, and if it
wants to keep order on the campus,
it will not attempt to shut off the
freedom of speech and stop progress
and it will allow Strachey to speak in
Hill Auditorium as announced."
The Rev. Marley suggested that the

National Student League turn over all
responsibility for the Strachey lec-
ture, except for financial losses, to the
Universityj authorities and ask that
they sponsor the speech.
President Alexander G. Ruthven,
who returned to Ann Arbor yester-
day, was represented as corroborating
the lecture committee's position by
two members of an "independent"
group of law students who inter-!
viewed him yesterday.

Amendment I
Cngress shall make no law
respecting an establishment of
religion, or prohibiting the free
exercise thereof; or abridging
the freedom of speech, or of the
press; or the right of the people
peacefully to assemble, and to
petition the government for a
redress of grievances.
-Constitution of the
United States.
Article II
Section Four: Every person
may freely speak, write and pub-
lish his sentiments on all sub-
jects, being responsible for the
abuse of such right; and no law
shall be passed to restrain or
abridge the liberty of speech orG
of the press.
-Constitution of the
State of Michigan.
Chicago Man
Arrested F o r
Boy's Murder
Tisto, Uncle Of Richard
Streicher, Jr., Grilled;
IHunt For Killer Goes On
A man named Tisto, an uncle of the
murdered Richard Streicher, Jr., was
arrested late last night in Chicago for
the slaying of the seven-year-old
Ypsilanti schoolboy, sheriffs said, and
bulletins reported that he made con-
flicting statements under cross-exam-
ination.
The man's surname was given last
night by police as Tisto, although his
first name was not known here. Ac-
cording to latest reports received from
Chicago by Washtenaw County sher-
iffs, authorities in that city believe
he is implicated in the fierrlish
crime. Tisto is the brother-in-law of
Mrs. Richard Streicher, mother of
the murdered boy.'
While the extensive hunt for the
killer was being made in several
states, Dr. Herbert W. Emerson of the
Medical School bacteriology depart-
ment was analyzing bloodstains on
cornstalks found in a deserted house
on the outskirts of Ypsilanti. These
were discovered by a citizen who re-
ported bloodstains on the snow out-
side the house. Inside the barren
structure were found the bloody corn-
stalks and a necktie with a Fort
Wayne, Ind., label on it. The necktie
was torn in two.
Analysis Incomplete
Leading from the road to the side
house were automobile tracks. In the
basement were discovered impressions
in the sand floor which sheriffs said
might have been made by a bundle or
a body.
Dr. Emerson told The Daily late
last night that his analysis of the
stains on the cornstalks was not yet
completed, but he expects to have
them ready for the police today
or Monday. He refused to disclose
whether any progress had yet been
made or not.
Dr. Stacy C. Howard, of St. Joseph's
Hospital here, completed his autopsy
of the body yesterday and stated his
opinion that the killer was sex degen-
erate. He refused to give the reason
for his belief. He insisted that the
slayer must have been a powerful man
in order to have inflicted the deep
wounds. The autopsy disclosed the boy
had been stabbed 14 times. The in-

cisions in the heart probably caused'
death, Dr. Howard said, although he
stated that the two wounds in the
neck and scalp were deep.
The body, which was found Friday
afternoon lying on an embankment
near the bridge which crosses the Hu-
ron River, was frozen stiff. It must
have been there since Thursday, the
doctor believes.
River Is Dredged
The river in the vicinity of the

University Committee On
Lecture Policy Issues
ExplanatoryStatement
Finds That N.S.L.
Is Not Responsible
Report Says Action Taken
Is Not Related To Choice
Of Speaker

Prof. L. J. Young Illinois Takes Four First' Business Staff Of Ward Off Form; Finishes
Chosen Secretary ,Places Out Of Eight,.. Third To Owens In Dash
Michigan None Daily Is Disturbed I And Loses 3 Crowns
Close Three-Day Meeting . By Tryout's antics
With Research Papers Iowa Wins 'hree Four Firsts Taken
In Five Sections Final Match Titles In the annual speech to the fresh- By Michigan Star
sman tryouts for The Daily business
staffI re~centlt Russell~ B~ Readl
U ~ L UX ~ J.~±± U. . Jtt~A, Ut'

Prof. A. M. Chickering of Albion
College was elected president for the
coming year of the Michigan Aca-
demy of Science, Arts, and Letters at
a business meeting of the Academy
held yesterday afternoon.

Rubin, Harrod Go To Final
Round Of Conference
Grappling Tourney

ft l l ul ly, XZ. ul M . 'u , Ju ,
business manager, emphasized the!
motto of the staff, "speed, efficiency,
and promptness."
Holding all this in mind, one of the
tryouts was sent to chase relatively
important copy. He was not informed

The following statement was given At the same meeting Prof. Lee R. CHICAGO,. March 9.- OP)- Two that he was to get it back as soon
to The Daily last night by Carl G. Dice of the University was chosen the Michigan wrestlers, in the finals of as possible, since it has always been
Brandt on behalf of the University new vice-president. In the other of- the Big Ten grappling tourney, failed the staff custom to do their work ef-
Committee on Lecture Policy: fices, the persons holding them this to win their matches here today. ficiently and quickly.
The Committe on Lecture Policy year were reelected. They are as fol- Illinois dominated the individual At 1:30 p.m. the tryout set out on
desires to make the following state- lows: Prof. Leigh J. Young of the wrestling championships winning four his errand. When 45 minutes had
ment in answer to certain misrepre- School of Forestry and Conservation, out of a possible eight titles. Iowa won passed, and the man had not returned,
sentations which have appeared, and secretary; Prof. E. C. Prophet of three and the other crown went to his superior phoned the places where
also to comply with requests for more Michigan State College, treasurer; Ohio State. Indiana, Conference team he had been sent and was informed
information which have been made Prof. Alfred H. Stockard of the de- champions, failed to win one victory. tnat the man had been there and
to it. partment of zoology of the University, SUMMARIES gone.
The Committee has been given the editor; and Dr. William W. Bishop, 118-pounds: Fauver, Ohio State, Time passed quickly, and the try_
responsibility of passing on all re- librarian of the University, librarian. defeated Haase, Wisconsin, Fal, 7:52. tie psd nuicklyurndi the try.
quests for lectures to be held in Uni- The retiring president is P. S. Love- 26-reunds. insky, inois, All kinds of conjectures concerning
versity buildings. This responsibil- joy of the Michigan Department of defeated Rubin, Michigan. Time ad- his whereabouts filled the minds of
ity is to be administered under the Conservation and the retiring vice- vantage, 4:49.
rules of the Board of Regents and president, Prof. Harold S. Patton of 135-pound: Larson, Iowa, defeated p.m h e returned, burst enthusiastical
the regulations of the University with Michigan State College. Leverde, Northwestern. Time advan- py he eture bud enthuiastical-
refeenc toorgniztios ofallkins. oththenewly into the office and exclaimed, "Say,
reference to organizations of all kinds. Both the new president and the tage, 7:33. fellers, there is an awfully good show
When the Committee was given new vice-president ,are zoologigts, 145-pound: M Ivoy, Illinois, defeat- r the Michigan. You ought to see ito
these powers it became necessary to Professor Chickering being attached ed Harrod, Michigan. Fall, 7:52.
pass on several requests for lectures, to the faculty of the zoology depart- 155-pounds: Berrer, Iowa, defeated . .
among them the lecture proposed to ment at Albion College and Professor Downes, Ohio State. Time advantage, R ebel Positions
be held in Hill Auditorium on March Dice being curator of the mammal 3:03.-n
14. The Committee had first to as- division of the museums of zoology 165-pounds: Kielhorn, Iowa, defeat-
ed Andrews, Illinois. Time advantage, A e S e l d B
certain whether or not the group and director of the laboratory of ver- 6:45
sponsoring the lecture was responsible tebrate genetics here. Both men, ac- 175-pounds: Silverstein, Illinois, de-
both financially and otherwise. cording to Prof. Leigh J. Young, sec- feaed Gillium, Indiana. Time advan-
It found first of all that the Na- retary of the Academy, are prominent feged G:3i.
tional Student League was collecting in their field. Heavyweight: Dahl, Illinois, defeat-
and disbursing money in connection Five new honorary members of the ed McDaniel, Indiana. Time advan Sealanes Rain Bombs On
with the proposed lecture without Academy were also chosen at the tage, 3:35.
having complied with the regulations meeting. They are Dr. William W. Home Of Venizelos In
of the Office of the Dean of Students Campbell, retired president of the Rebel Islad Of Cr
regarding the control of funds of stu- University of California, Robert Frost, 1R elIan O Forum Ce"e
dent organizations. They have not w/ell-known poet, Prof. Benjamini D. ~
so complied to date. With a lecture I Meritt, formerly professor of Latin BULLETIN
fee of $300 exclusive of advertising here and now on the faculty of Johnsl
and other expenses, this regulation Hopkins University, Prof. John Jacob SOFIA, Bulgaria, 'March 9 -
becomes a matter of considerable im- Abel of the medical school at Johns P')- Unofficial and wholly un-
portance. Hopkins, and Prof. Richard Henry a or P ob em confirmable reports reaching
Furthermore, in all of its dealings Howell, retired, a noted physiologist ]here tonight said the Greek gov-
with the various representatives of (continued on Page 6) crnment fleet had been forced to
this group, the Comnmittee has tcThe thirty-hour week will be the capitulate to the rebels.I
them to1beounreliablecandsevasive.hHalfrHolmes
them to be unreliable and evasive. HalmHolmes'Estate I Arbor Community"Forum to be heldn These reports said large sums
They have consistently concealed ma-i at 3 p.m. today in the Perry School of money were confiscated by theI
terial facts and have broken promises Willed Government Auditorium. rebels and that they are prepar-
made to the Committee. In the ne- ________ The general chairman of the Forum ing a combined air and sea at-
gotiations, numerous men have as- tack against Salonika.
sumd t ac fr te NtinalStuen WASHINGTON, March 9 -- (p) -j will be George Burke who wil pre- -
sumed to act for the National Student -ettepasadojcso h
League without any one of them To the Federal government which Isent the lans and objects of e
seemng o crryitsresonsbilty.he served so long and wisely, Oliver meeting. Prof. Shorey Peterson of the ATHENS, March 9 -(I)- The gov-I
seeming to carry its responsibility.e Wendell Holmes returned in death economics department will be the firstI ernment claimed successes tonight af--
The Committee was convinced, there-and will introduce the sub- ter bombing and shelling rebel posi-
fore, that the organization was not more than half the money with which seakter adiwileitroducehe sub- tions in Macedonia in the beginning
the ind hic coud behel reson-it had compensated him. sect to the audience through an analy-tininMcdianthbenig
the kind which could be held respon- i h g e rst ated to- sis of the issues at stake and an in- of what was expected to be a decisive
sible for the proper handling of this The great jurist's will, probated to- terpretation of the facts battle in the eight-day-old revolt.
large venture, day, revealed an estate of slightly tepeaino h at.ttl nteegt-a-l eot
larg venure.damorevelth san 500 tdistributed Other speaker4.who will participate Airplanes rained bombs upon ene-
All that this Committee can require more than $550,000. It distributed in the discussion are E. E. Ferguson my concentration of rebels in the de-
is that a sponsoring organization re- specific bequests of $283,500 and then of the United Stove Works of Ypsi- partments of Seres, Drama and Ka-
questing the privilege of bringing A corporated this unusual clause: I lanti and R. M. Burr, representative valla, center of the tobacco growing
speaker into a University building All the rest, residue and remain- the Michigan Assembly
shall make clear its complete respon- der of my property of whatsoever ih cin thembly.cindustry, loyal ocers report. e
sibility to the end that the guaranty nature wherever situated, of which purpose of the Forum is "to provide They said seaplanes flew to the
required by the Board of Regents con- I may die seized and possessed, or information concerning pressing prob- rebel island of Crete and bombed
cerning the use of University buildings in which I may have an interest at lems; to encourage-free and frank dis- Canea, home of former premier Eleu-
will be carried out. Before this Com- the time of my death, I give, devise cussion; and to promote tolerant un- therios Venizelos, 70-year-old leader
mittee can approve any request from and bequeath, to the United States derstanding" of the insurrection.
any organization it is clear that it of America." The announcement also states that A hint of foreign intervention wa
must be satisfied that the organiza- As residual legatee the government the Forum will be free of political, heard for the first time in Athens
tion can and will live up to its guar- will receive some $250,000. In his social or religious bias. when the newspaper Hseltia inti-
anty. Obviously, one way that the 29 years on the Supreme bench and After the three invited speakers mated the likelihood that an unspe-
Committee has of reaching a deter- his few in retirement, Justice Holmes have given their views on the thirty- cified power would act in the interests
mination on this point is through its received approximately $490,000 from hour week, the Forum will be open for of Balkan peace.
negotiations with the representatives the government, participation by the audience. There General Attack Planned
of the sponsoring organization. When will be no admission charge and the A general attack is planned tomor-
those representatives, throughout the HARLOW SEEKS FREEDOM general public is invited. row upon rebels in the Struma river
negotiations, by misrepresentations, LOS ANGELES, March 9 - ()=- The date for the second Ann Arbor valley of Macedonia. Premier Pan-
broken promises, and evasions demon- Jean Harvow, platinum blond screen Community Forum meeting has been ayoti Tsaldaris said "it is very pos-
strate an unwillingness or an inability siren, today completed service in her tentatively set at March 24. Negotia- sible" that the enemy would lay down
to prove themselves responsible, the divorce action against Hal Rosson, tions are under way to obtain Lyman their arms. He claimed that there
Committeeuse the requesalte nati film cameraman, and the case will Bryson, noted forum leader in this have already been desertions i reb-
trhanitonfs. herqetfsc be called for trial next Monday. country, as guest speaker. haealra.ndsrtosinrb
organization. el ranks.
For these reasons the Committee Premier Tsaldaris declared the
was unable to grant the request for troops led by Gen. George Kondylis
the lecture. The facts before it clearly ails Says atucation would take the offensive tomorrow
demonstrated the irresponsibility of d "no matter what the weather is."
the National Student League. Being Is Becom intore eaistiC The premier's belief that opposi-
convinced of this point, the Committee tion would vanish in the face of an
was not able to go further. At no time intensive drive was looked upon in
has there been any question of deny- ine dvewslodupnn
By WILLIAM A. BOLES with society, Superintendent Haisleyso ut al lr n
'-4uaters as1.U tU tJendin c lt, n

New World's Record Set
By Owens In 60-Yard
Dash; Stoller Second
By WILLIAM R. REED
UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO FIELD
I HOUSE, CHICAGO, March 9.- (Spe-
cial) - Michigan's track team suc-
cessfully defended its Big Ten cham-
pionship here tonight, setting a new
all-time scoring mark of 491/2 points
in a meet which was marked by a
complete upset of form and its coun-
ter-balance by the unexpected show-
ing of Michigan's supporting cast.
Ohio State was second with 221/2
points and Wisconsin third with 18/2.
The meet saw one Conference and
world's record broken, in the 60-yard
dash, when Jesse Owens, Ohio State's
"Ebony Antelope" bested Sam Stoller,
the Michigan sophomore, to the tape
in 6.1 seconds to dethrone the de-
fending champion, Willis Ward of
Michigan, who finished third.
Ward Off Form
Ward, Michigan's one-man track
star, failed to come up to the form
which he showed a week ago in the
dual meet with Ohio State, and gave
up his three crowns, in the dash, the
high hurdles, and the high jump,
which he did not enter.
Although Ward failed to show his
best form, the showing of the Mich-
igan sophomores more than redeemed
him, as Stoller pushed Owens to the
new dash record, Bob Osgood ran
ahead of the field in the high hurdles,
Clayton Brelsford took the mile, How-
ard Davidson a second in the half
mile, and the mile relay team won,
while Konrad Moisio was living up to
his reputation as a "money jumper"
to take the high jump at 6 feet, 2
inches.
Team Shows Balance
The four Wolverine firsts were only
a part of the score, however, as the
superbly balanced team scored in
every event but the shot, in which
there were no entries, taking at least
3%/ points in every other event except
the 440 in which Stan Birleson, fa-
vored to win, was caught in a box on
the first turn and ran fifth.
The big sophomore star came back,
however, in the relay to run from the
anchor post in 49.8 seconds, behind
another superb lap by Bob Osgood,
after a poor exchange between Fred
Stiles and Howard Aikens had lost a
lead of 20 yards.
Harvey Smith, the Wolverine cap-
tain, showed the effects of a week of
illness as he ran behind Brelsford in
the mile and took a fifth in the half-
mile. Paul Gorman ran fourth to
bring in unexpected points.

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SUMMARIES
Mile run - Won by Brelsford (M);
ccond, Smith (M); third, Moore (P);
tourth, Moore (0); fifth, O'Connell
iM). Time 4:25.7.
60-yard dash--Won by Owens (0);
second, Stoller (M); third, Ward
(M); fourth, Owen (Ia.); fifth, Land-
:rs (Minn.) Time :06.1. (New world
and Big Ten record).
440-yard dash-Won by Page (Ia.);
second, Skinner (Ia.); third, Eckert
(Ill.); fourth, Smith (C); fifth, Birle-
3on (M). Time :51.5.
70-yard high hurdles - Won by Os-
;ood (M); second, Cretzmeyer (Ia.);
Lhird, Caldemayer (Inc.); fourth,
Clark (W); fifth, Ward (M). Time
:08.7.
Pole vault-Won by Seeley (Ill.);
for fifth, Hirschinger and Haller (W),
lie for second, Hunn (M), and Won-
for fith, Hirschinger and Haller (W),
Abel (C) and. Mitizia (Ill.). Height
13 feet 4 inches.
Shot put - Won by Freimuth,
(Minn.); second, Rubow (W); third,
Neal (0); fourth, Skoronski (P);
fifth, Christiansen (W). Distance
48 feet 2 7/8 inches.
Two-mile run-Won by Lash
(Ind.); second, Slocum (Minn.);
third, Alix (M); fourth, Stone (M);
fifth, Rapp (C). Time 9:21.3.
Half-mile run-Won by Klein-
schmidt (W); second, Davidson (M);
third, Smith (0); fourth, Gorman,

ing free speech to anyone.
The above statement was issued by
the Committee composed of Profes-
sors Louis M. Eich, Robert D. Brack-
ett, Paul A. Leidy and James K. Pol-
lock, through Carl G. Brandt, secre-
tary for thV Committee.
Exiled Member Of
Reichstag To Talk
"Fugitive from Fascism" is the sub-

That the present trend in education said. This is in the form of an argu- unconfirmed rumor that surrender of
is to make it more realistic by per- mnent against the recent demands thatth land rbl a miet
we should step out ahead and inter- the rebels was imminent.
mitting the pupil to study from the pret the recent trends, he added. Planes Make Attack
life of the community, was the opin- "The superintendents of this coun- Mystery surrounded the activities
ion expressed by Otto W. Haisley, su- try are liberal in their thinking, but of the rebel fleet of five ships. Four
schools, on his return from the con- they are not radical," Superintendent government planes were said to have
,Haisley explained. "They are not out taken off for the island of Crete, home
vention of the National Education to upset the present social order, but of former Premier Venizelos and seat
Association which was held from Feb- rather to preserve it in the form of of the revolt, to bombard three towns
ruary 23 to 28 in Atlantic City. the constitutional amendments guar- with explosives and leaflets.
Superintendent Haisley said that anteeing freedom of speech and in After being checkmated by rain
the tendency to encourage the pupil the press," he said. and snow throughout the week of re-
of elementary and high school age to Superintendent Haisley expressed bellion. Gen. Kondvlas. who gave un

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