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TIhe Weather

FPartly cloudy, continued cool
Friday; Saturday showers,
slowly rising temperature.

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Editorials
Introducing President
Cutten .
Footprints On The
Sands Of Time ...

VOL. XLVI. No. 11 ANN ARBOR, MICHIGAN, FRIDAY, OCTOBER 11, 1935

PRICE FIVE CENTS

Gigantic Bonfire
Will Feature Pep

U.S. Chamber
Holds Survey
Of New Deal,

Meeting

Tonight

Greece Votes
Restoration
Of Ex -King
President Zaimis About
To Resign As Martial
Law Rules Athens
King George Will
Return From Exile

Il Duce Says That Naval
Blockade Will Mean War;
EthiopiansLose Ground

Commerce Body
Ballots To Its
Organizations

To Send
Member

First Outdoor Rally
More Than Ten Years'
Be At FerryField

In1

Pep Meeting Speaker

Cappon Will Speak
On Brief Program
Cheerleaders And Band
To Lead Student Songs
And Cheers
By THOMAS H. KLEENE
With campus spirit at a low ebb on
the eve of a football contest which
once would have been considered lit-
tle more than a "breather," a gi-
gantic bonfire rally has been sched-
uled for 8 p.m. today, South Ferry
Field.
This pep meeting, the first outdoor
rally to be held for more than a de-
cade, was announced last night by
student leaders as a means of rally-
ing "a lackadaisical student body" to
the support of Michigan's football
team.
Franklin C. Cappon, assistant di-
rector of athletics and a member of
the football coaching staff, will be
the only speaker on the brief pro-
gram.
Cheerleaders and the Varsity Band
will be present to arouse the enthus-
iasm and support of the assembled
students.
Michigan's "Fighting Hundred"
will lead a line of march down South
State Street to the site of the gigantic
rally, beginning at Morris Hall at

Franklin C. Cappon, assisitant
director of athletics and football
line coach, who will be the prin-
cipal speaker at tonight's bonfire
pep meeting, to be held at South
Ferry Field beginning at 8 p.m.
Court Action
P 2 -
T onfront
Polygamists

BAND TO MEET
Members of the Varsity R. O.
T. C. Band are requested to meet
at Morris Hall at 7 p.m. today to
prepare for their march down
State Street to the bonfire.
Should it be raining at that time,
the pep meeting will be called off.
7:30 p.m. Immediately following the
conclusion of the meeting, the band
will. head t a snake-dance up State
Street.
Originally planned as an indoor
meeting at Hill Auditorium, the rally
was moved to South Ferry Field be-
cause of the lack of "true Michigan
spirit" shown at last Friday night's
indoor session, officials in charge of
the rally stated.
It is planned to place the huge
bonfire near the hillside overlooking
the field, so that students and towns-
people may sit on the bank during the
speeches and songs.
The rally will be short, the entire
program lasting about 30 minutes. In
addition to Coach Cappon's speech,
the band will lead the students in
Michigan songs, while the cheerlead-
ers will lead the crowd in the var-
ious yells.
Officials also announced last night
that the pep meeting will be can-
celled if weather conditions are not
favorable. If rain is falling at 7
p.m., there will be no rally, it was
stated.
Utility Ship Is
Purchased By
Glider.Club
Members of the University of
Michigan Glider Club, beginning
their seventh consecutive year of
practical flying work, have purchased
a new Franklin utility glider to re-
place their old championship-win-
ning Franklin which has been in op-
eration since 1930.
The first business meeting of the
school year has been called for 8
p.m. Tuesday, in Room 348 W. Eng.
Bldg., according to an announcement
by Nelson N. Shapter, '36E, president.
Motion pictures on the general theme,
"Fun in Gliding," will be shown by
Wesley E. Goodale, Grad. All stu-
dents interested in gliding are in-
vited to attend the meeting, said
Shapter.
Competing during the summer at
Elmira, N.Y., a squad of flyers from
the club captured second place in the
group duration event, and placed
third in the group distance event,
with a flight of more than 15 miles.
In addition to the new Franklin
glider, the club will use two pri-
mary Waco planes for elementary
training. A new Gull wing sailplane,

Arzona Opens Attack On
Strange New Colony In
Grand Canyon Region
KINGMAN, Ariz., Oct. 10.- (R) -
Arizona opens a new court attack
tomorrow uoon a strange colony of
assorted polygamists high in the
bleak stretches north of the Grand
Canyon.
Members of the cult toiled tonight
over 400 miles of mountain trail and
rutted road for preliminary proceed-
ings here. Three - a woman and
two men- are charged with "open
and notorious cohabitation."
Short Creek, their picturesque little
settlement, is scarcely 100 miles from
Kingman as the crow flies. The
journey by road is four times that
because of the steep mountain sides
beyond which the colonists have iso-
lated themselves.
The accused are J. C. Spencer,
Sylvia Allred and Price Johnson.
On the outcome of the case hangs
the future of the settlement. Col-
onists say 500 families in Utah are
planning to join them in case the
prosecution fails.
County Attorney E. Elmo Bollinger
made four trips to Short Creek in
proceeding against the accused. He
was defeated at every turn.
Six persons including the three
now facing trial, originally were
charged. Justice of the Peace J. M.
Lauritzen of Short Creek promptly
dismissed these charges on a techni-
cality. Bollinger then swore out new
warrants for Spencer, Johnson and
the Allred woman - but they fled
to the mountains before they could be
taken into custody again.

Takes Neutral Stand
On O'Leary Report
Both Report And Alternate
Arguments Are Present
In Questionnaire
WASHINGTON, Oct. 10. - (P) -
Seeking a general "yes" or "no"
stand by business on New Deal leg-
islation, the Chamber of Commerce
of the United States today mailed
ballots to its 1,500 member organiza-
tions across the nation.
Its carefully-prepared question-
naire, posing four questions to the
membership, was based on a sharply-
critical report by a committee which
recently surveyed Federal legislative
trends.
Directors of the chamberhneither
approved nor disapproved the anti-
New Deal report when it was present-
ed at a recent meeting by John W.
O'Leary, of Chicago, chairman of the
committee.
A statement by the board of direc-
tors accompanying the referendum
said that the purpose of the survey
"was to have consideration of all the
(administration) legislation, rather
than concentration upon particular
measures, respecting many of which
the chamber had been given specific
positions.
Will Provide Record
Thus, while the chamber previous-
ly has taken a stand on specific laws,
this will be its first opportunity to
go on record for or against theories
which the report contends are em-
bodied generally in legislation en-
acted at the last session of Congress.
In an effort toward impartiality,
the questionnaire not only contains
the full committee report, but prints
it on alternate pages with what are
called "arguments in the negative"
prepared by the chamber's legal staff.
The report takes up 13/ pages;
the "arguments in the negative" 14
pages of finer print.
The questions, based on the re-
port:
1 -Should there be extension of
Federal jurisdiction into matters of
state and local concern?
2-Should the Federal govern-
ment at the present time exercise
Federal spending power without rela-
tion to revenue?
3- Should there be government
competition with private enterprise
for regulatory or other purposes?
4 - Should all grants of authority
by Congress to the executive depart-
ment of the Federal government be
within clearly defined limits?
Will Prove Zenge
Admitted Killing
CHICAGO, Oct. 10. -UP)- Pros-
ecutors promised today to prove that
Mandeville W. Zenge young Mis-
souri farmer, had admitteduperform-
ing the mutilation operation which
cost the life of his rival in love, Dr.
Walter John Bauer.
Zenge's parents were in the court-
rooms. They have stood by their
son throughout the case.

Greek Republic C(
To End After El
Years Of Existence

omes
even

ATHENS. Oct. 10. - t4P) - The Na-
tional Assembly, following a Royalist
coup d'etat, tonight voted restora-
tion of the monarchy.
The assembly ordered 11 years of
Greek republicanism to end with the
return of the exiled King George.
It acted after a swift and bloodless
coup by Gen. George Kondylis, min-
ister of war, who seized the helm of
the government and forced the resig-
nation of Premier Panagiotis Tsal-
daris, setting the stage for the king's
return.
President Alexander Zaimis, whose
office has hung in the balance for
weeks, is preparing his resignation
in readiness to step down at the op-
portune moment.
Martial law was proclaimed and
troops occupied public buildings in
Athens. Quiet prevailed throughout
the country, however.
Kondylis President Of Council
Kondylis - "he little corporal" to
his intimates who are familiar with
his adoration of Alexander the Great
and Napoleon - who has been open-
ly charged by his oppcnents with de-
siring to emulate the dictatorship of
Mussolini in Italy, took-the portfolios
of president of the council and the
minister of economics.
He appointed ardent Royalist as-
sociates to the other cabinet posts.
John Theotokis, former minister of'
agriculture, was named foreign min-
ister, replacing Demetrios Maximos.
M. Schina, former air minister, be-
comes minister of interior.
Dousmanis continues as minister
of navy and Chloros assumes the
portfolio of the ministry of justice.
Kondylis named Tharveris, like the
others, an out-and-out Royalist, as
his assistant in the ministry of eco-
nomics.
Government Will Be Regency
Present plans call for the mainten-
ance of the Kondylis government as
a regency serving under King George
when, and if he reclaims the throne.
planned to ask the assembly to rush
through legislation junking the re-,
public and recalling George to the'
throne he abandoned Dec. 18, 1923,
to make way for the establishment
of the republic.
Kondylis won his first spurs fight-
ing the Turks in 1897 and enhanced
his reputation by overthrowing the
dictatorship of Gen. Pangalos in 1926.
He has been in the thick of the Roy-
alist-Republican fight since his re-
turn to politics after the March re-
volt.
His triumph over Venizelos brought1
him the twin titles of "strong man"
and "savior of his country."
Eldest son of the late King Con-
stantine, George was barred from
the throne by the Allies because of
his reputed pro-German sympathies.
His younger brother Alexander came
to the throne when Constantine was
deposed in 1917.
Constantine was restored in 1920,
to be deposed again in 1922. George
succeeded him but was himself de-
posed by army and navy officers the
next year. He left Greece in Decem-
ber, 1923. In 1924 the assembly
exiled members of the dynasty.
Former Queen Elizabeth, daughter
of King Ferdinand and Queen Marie
of Rumania, obtained a secret di-
vorce from George in July 1935, at
Bucharest.
Robinsons Disclaim
Part In Kidnaping
LOUISVILLE, Ky., Oct. 10. -W) -
Testifying in their own defense at the
$50,000 Soll kidnaping trial, both
Thomas H. Robinson, Sr., and his
daughter-in-law, Mrs. Frances A.
Robinson, denied today any part in
the abduction plot for which his son
and her husband, Thomas H. Rob-
inson, Jr., is hunted by G-men.
After relating his efforts to re-
habilitate his eccentric son, who was

a mental hospital patient, Robinson,
Sr., denied that Robinson, Jr., ever
told him that he had rented the
apartment in Indianapolis where the

Ethiopian Soldiers Swarm
To Throw Defense Wall
Around Aduwa
Aksum Is Reported
Taken By Invaders
Chieftains Of Tigre And
Adira Regions Listed
Among Ethiopian Dead
ADDIS ABABA, Oct. 10.- UP)-
Hordes of savage warriors marched
out of the mountains and deserts of
Ethiopia tonight to throw a vast wall
of fighting men about this proud
capital.
They marched by tens of thousandsr
under the command of Emperor Haile
Selassie's most trusted generals, as
their government announced a new
rain of Italian bombs in the south
had killed many of their countrymen.
The fall of Aksum, ancient capital
of the Queen of Sheba and storied
shrine of the holy Ark of the Coven-
ant, was announced by the Italian
minister, Luigi.
WITH THE ITALIAN ARMIES
ON THE NORTHERN ETHIOPIAN
FRONT, 1 p.m. Oct. 9.- (Wednes-
day) - (Delayed in transmission).-
Italian troops pushed well beyond oc-
cupied towns today into highlands
which would give them commanding
starting points for further advances.
Sporadic attacks by bands of Ethi-
opians kept Italian garrisons busy,
but did not offer a serious menace.
One goal of the Fascist armies was
Aksum, religious capital of Ethiopia,
and former political capital. (The
Italian minister announced in Addis
Ababa today - Thursday - that Ak-
sum had been captured).
White flags flew throughout a 60-
mile district occupied by the Italians
as a symbol of the complete sub-
mission of the population to the mi4
itary occupation.
Italians said that among the dead
Ethiopian chieftains were Caynas
Macabera and Chief Machilgi-Mer of
Tigre Province and Sahale Ailenchiel,
chieftain of the Adira region near
Adua and fierce foe of Italy.

Sell-Out Of Gargoyle In
Campus Sales Reported

Hoover

Says

Colleges Are
'Endangered'
U. S. Government Fiscal
Policies Attacked By
Former President
NEW YORK, Oct. 10. - (A) -
Former President Herbert Hoover to-
night asserted that currei~t national
fiscal and currency policies as pur-
sued at Washington "endangered"
the existence and development of en-
dowed institutions of higher learning
in the United'" States.
Speaking at a dinner of alumni of
Stanford University, Hoover declared
that the "undermining" effect of na-
tional fiscal policies had caused con-
cern on "every board of trustees in
the country."
The alternatives facing colleges and
universities with depreciated endow-
ments, he said, were curtailing activ-"
ties, resorting to the state for sup-
port, or more and larger gifts.
"If our independent institutions
shall become dependent upon tax-
ation and therefore on political gov-
ernment," he added, "a large share
of their independence will have gone."
"Somehow, someway," he con-
cluded, "we cannot allow these insti-
tutions to suffer loss of strength."
Chinese Class
Is Conducted,
By Dr. Stanton
Fifteen regularly enrolled students
and several other interested listeners
have been attending the sessions of
Dr. John W. Stanton's new class in
the Chinese language, the first of its
kind in the Middle West.
The course will be continued
through the year, and next year a
higher course will be offered. Except
f or a few universities on the east and
west coasts, Michigan is the only
American school teaching Chinese
language.
Doctor Stanton studied Chinese
for three years in the United States
and China.

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A sell-out of the Gargoyle in the
campus sale yesterday was reported
by Norman Williamson, '36. business
manager of the magazine. Students
who have not as yet secured copies
and hold subscription coupons may
obtainthem from the business office
of the Gargoyle in the Student Pub-
lications Building on Maynard Street.
A few additional copies will be
placed on newstands, and subscrip-
tions are still on sale at the business
office, Williamson stated.

British Refuse To Relay
Radio Speech By Aloisi
To United States
League Moves For
Quick Punishment
Voting Of Sanctions Will
Not Change Fascist Plans
In Ethiopia
GENEVA, Oct. 11.- (Friday)--(P)
- An Italian spokesman today de-
clared that any naval blockade
against Italy would mean war. The
spokesman said the Italian delega-
tion probably would leave Geneva
Friday, although it still was awaiting
orders.
GENEVA, Oct. 11. - (Friday) --
Great Britain, supported by the ver-
dict of half a hundred nations in
placing the war guilt in Italo-Ethiop-
ian hostilities against Iatly, began ap-
plying sanctions against Mussolini's
government today, commencing on
the radio front.
The British government acted
swiftly after an historic Assembly
meeting, to choke off a broadcast to
the United States by Baron Pompeo
Aloisi, Il Duce's representative at
Geneva.
The United Kingdom post office,
at the last minute, refused to relay
his words from Geneva via an English
station to the United States.
In his radio speech, Aloisi asserted
he wished merely to explain Italy's
case in the Ethiopian" situation, and
desired to give the American people a
realistic conception of Premier Mus-
solini's East African campaign.

Rushees Not Bound By
Their Pledge Promises
No agreement between a fra-
ternity and a rushee in regard to
pledging shall be considered bind-
ing to the rushee, George R. Wil-
liams, president of the Interfra-
ternity Council stated last night.
He also urged both parties to
strictly adhere to the silence pe-
riod rule, that no contact what-
soever will be allowed between the
rushee and the fraternity.
The Interfraternity Council of-
fices, Room 306, the Union, will
be open from 10 a.m. until noon
today, the last opportunity for
rushees to register.

G

(Copyrighted 1935 by The Associated Press)
GENEVA, Oct. 10. - The League of
Nations, with at least 50 of its 59
members definitely on record as ap-
proving the punishment of Italy for
its invasion of Ethiopia, moved today
for a quick application of that pun-
ishment.
The steering committee of the
League assembly decided that repre-
sentatives of every member of the
League except Italy and Ethiopia
should serve on a committee to co-
ordinate the work of the council and
the assembly in instituting sanctions
against Italy.
Since Germany will leave the
League Oct. 21, the decision means
that the co-ordination commission
will be made up 56 nations.
At a morning meeting the assembly
7 ave its overwhelrming approval to the
.;ouncils' condemnation of Italy.
Only Italy, Austria and Hungary
announced non-acceptance, of the
council's report against Italy, al-
though in League circles it was sug-
gested that Albania probably would
at least make reservations to the
general vote of condemnation.
In an afternoon session of the as-
sembly, Tecle Hawariate, the Ethio-
pian delegate, charged anew that his
nation was the victim of atrocious ag-
gression.
Hesdeclared: "It is not war, but
massacre, because of the superiority
of the Italian armament."
He said that he would accept, in
the name of the Ethiopian govern-
ment, all procedure which the League
decides on with a view toward ending
the hostilities but that he would ac-
cept nothing which would place a
premium on aggression.
Representatives of 54 nations at-
tended the morning session, with
Germany and four others not par-
ticipating.
"The League is now faced by its
second task," asserted Anthony Eden,
of Great Britain. "Action must be
taken. I declare our full willingness
to participate in that action."
Premier Pierre Laval, of France;
also declared his nation's intention
to meet its obligations under the cove-
nant, but pledged himself to pursue
at the same time a search for con-
ciliation and a peaceful settlement.
ROME, Oct. 10. - UP) - The action
of the Assembly of the League of
Nations in voting sanctions against
Italy "has changed nothing," an of-
ficial Italian spokesman said to-
night.
Italy is following her same pro-
gram in Africa, he asserted, the one

'Enthusiasm What They Need,'

Survey Shows Increase In Jobs
For Graduate Engineers

Says

Yost Of Students, Team

"Enthusiasm is what they need,"
said the Old Man, as he watched
Coach Kipke put the Varsity through
its paces yesterday. "And enthusiasm
is contagious. If the student body
has it, the team'll have it."
Perhaps Mr. Yost was thinking of
the pep meeting that will be held
down on old South Ferry Field to-
night, the student's answer to Kipke's
demand that "We've got to lick In-
diana." More probably, however, he
was thinking of the Good Old Days,
25 or 30 years ago.
No doubt he was thinking how
student spirit, which backed his great
teams whether they were on the up
or on the down,, gave to his own Point
Minuters the enthusiasm that made
them the great teams they were.
No doubt, as he stood there, watch-

would push Ann Arbor's tiny trolley1
cars from their tracks and roll them
all over the town - when they would1
build huge bonfires in the basement'
of the Octagonal house, which was
on the site of what is now Hill Audi-
torium.
But if the Grand Old Man of
Michigan's football did think of those'
things, he quickly returned to face the
present."
"They're all right," he drawled..
"They've got plenty of fight. But'
they'll have to have more to lick In-
diana. And they'll get it too," he,
continued. "They'll get it if only the
rest of the students does."
"Enthusiasm is a contagious thing,"
remarked the man who brought grid-
iron fame to Michigan. "These boys,".
and he pointed to the Kipkemen, "live
in the group. If there's any en-

By RALPH W. HURD
Cheering news for students in the
College of Engineering who are wor-
rying about the possibilities of em-
ployment after graduation is revealed
in a survey made yesterday of the
number of jobs secured by students
graduating from the college last year.
The four largest departments of the
engineering college were selected as
representing an accurate crossection
of the general opportunities for em-
ployment available to graduating
students. Included in the survey
were the departments of electrical,
chemical, mechanical and civil en-
gineering.
The electrical engineering depart-
ment reported that conditions this
year were approximately twice as fa-
vorable as last year. In October,
1934, only one-third of the students
graduating in the previous spring had
secured jobs. This year over two-
thirds of the graduating class have

placements are made in a wide va-
riety of research, sales and produc-
tion fields.
A corresponding increase in the
percentage of students securing em-
ployment was reported by the de-
partment of mechanical engineering.
Sixty of the eighty students gradu-
ating in June either have secured
employment or have not registered
with the department as needing work.
The trend of employment in the
mechanical engineering field during
the last year has shown a decided
swing back to the larger companies,
the department records reveal.
Whereas during the last five years a
large part of the graduating classes
has gone into concerns employing
only a few men, the class of 1935
found positions in such corporations
as Ingersoll-Rand and General Elec-
tric, the former of which have not
hired graduate engineering students
from this college since 1930.

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