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VOL. XLVI. No. 37. ANN ARBOR, MICHIGAN, SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 10, 1935

PRICE FIVE CENTS

UnionsOpen
House Plans
Announce
Annual Fall Affair Will B
Held From 7:30-10:3
P.M. Tuesday
Steinle Will Play
For Free Dancin

Slang Expressions Collected In
1895 Have Familiar Ring Nou

Exhibitions Will Be
In Pool, Billiards,
ing, Swimming

Give
Fen

Plans for the fall Open House1
be held by the Union from 7:301
10:30 p.m. Tuesday are almost com
. pleted, it was announced last nig
by executive council men in charge
the annual affair.
The entire building will be throw
open to guests, and the usual restri
tions against women entering th
building will be relaxed at that tim
Women will be allowed to come in b
the main entrance of the buildin
and the Tap Room and entire faci
ities will be available to them.
Free dancing, featuring Bob Stein
and the regular Union band, will b
sponsored, starting at 8 p.m. A floo
show including Barbara Strand, Fred
erick Shaffmaster, '36, and Warre
Foster, will also be given.
There will be numerous exhibition
in the billiard room, the bowling al
leys and the Union pool. Coach Mat
Mann has arranged an exhibition o
swimming and diving to be given b
members of the varsity swimmin
squad.
, Many Exhibitions
In the recreation room there wi
be several exhibitions in pool and i
billiards. It was announced tha
plans for a fencing exhibition wer
under way. Reduced rates for bowl
ing and for refreshments in the Ta
Room will also be available.
Last year one of the features of th
open house was a model submarin
constructed by a University student
This year the submarine will be dem
onstrated in the Union pool by it
owner. The model moves under it
own power, dives, comes to the sur
face, shoots model torpedoes, and i
entirely controlled by a distant oper
ator.
In the lobby of the Union th
paintings of Yost, Keene Fitzpatrick
the first trainer ever hired by th
Michigan Athletic Department, and
;the recently unveiled portrait of
Charles A. Baird, donor of the $64,-
000 carillon, will be on display.
Fooball Displays
Pictures of the Michigan footbal
captains will be placed in the main
lobby, and in the billiard room a
mounted panel of the Michigan play-
ers who have been selected for All-
American teams will be on exhibi-
tion.
Sophomore committeemen will be
present at the main desk to conduct
visitors on tours of the building, and
the tours will include the inspection
of the bakeries, the tower, the ice-
cube making plant, and numerous
other features of the building.
Co-chairmen of the Open House
are Herbert Wolfe, '37, and Bertram
Lebeis, '37.
Iowa Governor Will
Personally Delver
Pig He Lost In Bet
IOWA CITY, Ia., Nov. 9. - ( ) -
The governor of Iowa is going to de-
liver personally the pig he lost to the
governor of Minnesota on the Iowa-
Minnesota football game today.
He said he is going to drive a truck
bearing the pig to St. Paul and herd
the pig "right into Gov. Floyd B.
Olsen's state house office."
"That's what I'm going to do," Gov.
Clyde L. Herring tonight declared,
after he lost his best with Governor
Olson because Minnesota's football
team defeated Iowa, 13 to 6.
"I'm going to take the pig to St.
Paul in a truck and personally herd
it into Olson's office. I hope his car-
pet wears well. The pig will be named
either 'Floyd' or 'Floydina,' depend-
ing on the sex."
Ex-Student Is Held
After Auto Crash
John Reise of Wayne, 22 years old,

a former University student, was ar-
rested on charges of driving while

a Prof. Scott's List Show
d Basis For Much Of Ou
'Modern' Slang
3e
By RICHARD G. HERSHEY
The underworld, the sports world
and the newspaper world all hav
expressions and a "lingo" that is pe
culiar to them. So it is in the colleg
world.
Upon entering the University ever
g freshman soon comes in contact wit]
words with a connotation that is onl;
known by other Michigan students
n In fact, one of the ways to tell a nev
c. student is by how well he can use th
student slang to express himself.
In the spring and fall semester
of 1895 Prof. Fred Newton Scott o
to the English department asked hi
to students in one of the rhetoric course
n- usually taken during the second o
ht third year (this was probably a fore-
of runner of the now required English
1) to collect all the slang expression
n heard in the student community o0
c- found in local student publications
e
Le.
, Churches Plan
lPrograms On
le
ePeace Subjects
)r
I-
n Prof. Slosson To Discuss
is 'Meaning Of Armistice'
t~ At Presbyterian Church
y Talks and discussions pertaining
g to peace, very much in keeping with
the observance of Armistice Day and
with the growing anxiety of war in
Europe, will feature the program of
l many Ann Arbor churches today.
n In addition to the regular morning
eand afternoon services of the Church
- of Christ Disciples, there will be a
discussion at 6:30 p.m. tonight on
"Roads to Peace," led by Carroll
e Fitch. The views of Oswald Garri-
e son Villard and Prof. Preston W.
. Slosson, of the history department,
on this question, which were given
s in addresses during the past week,
s will be considered.
- Members of the University R.O.T.C.
s and of the Army and Navy Club will
- take part in the service of the St.
Andrew's Episcopal Church at 11
e a.m. today. This has been done
every year since the Armistice was
e signed as a part of the observance
d of the peace holiday.
Allison Ray Heaps will preach the
- sermon and Prof. Albert Hyma of the
history departmenrt, will give a lecture
on "Erasmus, Champion of Enlight-
l enment," at the service of the Con-
gregational Church at 10:30 a.m.
z today.
Dr. Frank W. Padelford of Boston,
who is secretary of the Baptist Board
of Education, Will speak at 10:45 a.m.
at the First Baptist Church.
The First Presbyterian Church will
offer today at 9:45 a.m. the first of
I three talks by Prof. Howard McClus-
ky of the School of Education. The
discussion will be on "Getting Per-
sonal Help from Religion."
Prof. Preston W. Slosson of the
history department will also speak
at the Presbyterian Church today.
Professor Slosson's subject is to be
"The Meaning of Armistice," and will
be given at 6:30 p.m.
The student group of the Roger
Williams Guild will meet at noon
today to hear Mr. Chapman speak on
"Religious Aspirations." There will
also be a meeting of students at the
Guild House at 6 p.m., when William
Umbach, president, will lead a dis-
cussion on "War and Peace."
A play, "Will It Be Treason," is to
(Continued on Page 2)
Hold Last Rites For

Rev. 'Billy' Sunday'
CHICAGO, Nov. 9. - (A') - A crowd
which included hundreds of his con-
verts paid final tribute today to the
Rev. William A. "Billy" Sunday, at fu-
neral services at the Moody Memorial
church for the famous "sawdust trail"
evangelist. Interment was in Forest
Home Cemetery.
Dr. John Timothy Stone, former
minister of the fashionable First
Presbyterian Church and now pres-
ident of the Chicago Theological
Seminary, said in a brief tribute:
"This cannot be a day of mourning,
but day of coronation and welcome to,
many who knew him on the other
side. Few will be welcomed there
more than he.
"There has been no greater soul
among American citizens or men.

,S About 600 different expression
were handed in during the spring se
rmester and in the fal part of tie
school year about 200 more wer
added. A list of them was compile
by Professor Scott and he put them
into a "descriptive" classification.
e Out of this list many of the slang
- expressions used by students toda
e sprang, and some of the identical ex
pressions used then are now in com
y mon usage. They vary much in th
h degree of "slanginess" and some ar
y comical and others merely comica
in their origin, as the report attempt
w to explain as many of the coinage
e as possible.
In part of the list classified a
S arbitrary or unexplained coinages, we
f find the word "dough" which, as i
S means today and is used by stdents
s was used to mean money.
r Some other expressions meaning tc
waste time or to putter around were:
"frod," used as "You've frodded
s around long enough"; another was
r "june around," which was used in
the sense "I've been juning around
all day, and haven't done a thing."
There is a great deal of variety in
expressions denoting inebriation in
usuage today. A list compiled by
students included: "plastered," "pret-
ty-well-oiled," "tight," "pickeled,"
"full," "pie-eyed," "high," "boiled,"
"stewed," "cackled," "canned," "hap-
py," and "bazooned."
According to the ist of 1895 a few
cf the expressions describing in-
ebriated persons was "teedup," "shot"
and "corked." The words are not en-
tirely foreign to the present day stu-
* dent's "slang vocabulary."
No brief survey of slang would be
complete without stating what va-
(Continued on Page 2)
Students ]Plan
Discussion Of
Peace Problem
A meeting on the subject, of World
Peace and the problems involved is to
be held Armistice ,Day, tomorrow, at
the First Congregational Curch under
the auspices of several religious and
liberal organizations of students.
Prof. Bennett Weaver of the English
department, Prof. I. L. Sharfman of
the department of economics, Men-
non Williams, '36L, and Winifred
Bell, chairman of the Judiciary Coun-
cil of the League, are scheduled to
speak.
The declaration of various churches
and synagogues in America as to their
stand on war is to be distributed to
those who attend the meetings. These
statements, the topics of interest ad-
vanced by the churches, the Chris-
tian Association and the Hillel Foun-
dation, as well as the economic and
national security phases of this sub-
ject will be considered.
Announcement of a permanent or-
ganization, called "the University
Peace Council," which is hoped to be
formed out of the meeting tomor-
row, was made by Margaret Norton,
chairman of the central committee,
Miss Norton said it was hoped that
during the year the groups will make
a serious study of issues such as "the
armaments inquiry," "the present war
in Ethiopia," "strained relations be-
between Japan and Russia," "activ-
ities of the League of Nations," "eco-
nomic causes" and "military training."

on Cossaek
Chorus Will
Give Conceri
e
d Third Local Appearance
Of Group Will Be He
g In Hill Auditorium
y
-I Program Includes
e Four Cossack Airy
s Russian Officers, Exiled
After Revolution, Gained
Fame As Singers
t
The Don Cossack Russian chorus
consisting of 36 expatriated officers
of the former Imperial Russian Army
under the leadership of Serge Jaroff
will return to Ann Arbor for thei
third concert at 8:15 p.m. tomorrow
in Hill Auditorium.
Known as the "Horsemen of the
Steppes," the chorus banded together
when they were taken prisoners in
the south of Russia during the revol-
ution. Without instruments or music
of any kind they attempted to pass
away the hours in singing. After the
war, they could not go back to Russia,
but remained together and achieved
prominence in Europe. Through the
efforts of the late Dr. Albert Stanley
of the music school they were brought
to America and have made five very
successful tours of this country. Since
they are "men without a country," it
is only through the Nansen passports
issued by the League of Nations that
they can tour America.
Their program for tomorrow night's
concert includes "Credo" by Cretch-
aninoff, "Praised be Thou, O Lord,"
by Tchaikovsky, "We Sing To Thee"
by Kastalsky, "Funderal Song" by
Tschesnokoff, "Who Can Equal
Thee?" by Bortniansky, "History in
Song of Serge Jaroff and his Don
Cossack Chorus" by Schvedoff, "Ter-
ek and Kuban Cossack Songs" ar-
ranged by Mr. Jaroff, "The Volga
Song," "The Captive Cossack" by
Nishtchinsky, "Song of the Indian
Host (from the opear "Sadko") by
Rimsky-Korsakoff. "From 'The In-
visible Town Kitesh and the Maid
Fevronia' " by Rimsky-Korsakoff,
"An Old Polka" arranged by Dobrow-
en, "Lezginka" by Schvedoff, and
"Two Don Cossack Songs," arranged
by Mr. Jaroff.I
After the close of the formal con-
cert, it is expected that they will
again perform in certain musical
dances which have characteriszed
many of their programs.
Prowlers Ransack
Delta Gammna House
Thieves stole $14 from the Delta
Gamma sorority at Hill and Church
Streets yesterday while members of
the house were eating dinner.
It is believed that the robbers en-
tered a second story window by means
of a ladder, being used next door by
decorators. Several times in recent
weeks prowlers have been heard
around the house, according to mem-
bers of the sorority.
Ten dollars were taken from the
purse of one girl and four from the
purse of another'

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Illini Crush

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Honor Societies To March
Down State Sreet To
Depot At 3:40 P.M.
Cheerleaders Will
Assist At Welcome

Cawley Urges
'Demonstrate
And Loyalty'

Students
Support

Title Hopes

Of Michigan Eleven, 3-0;
Crowds Will Greet Team

t

v Michigan students and virtually the
entire membership of their five honor
societies will show the Varsity football
squad today they are loyal even in
defeat.
The entire student body was urged
last night to turn out to the Mich-
igan Central station at 3:40 today to
welcome Michigan's "bloody but un-
bowed" gridders home from Cham-
paign, where they were defeated 3 to
0 yesterday by Illinois. "I think every
single student should be there, in
spite of what the weather may be,
to show the team members that we
are really loyal to them," William R.
Dixon, '36, president of .the Men's
Council, declared last night as he was
making plans for the big mass meet-
ing at the station.
Members of Michigamua, Sphinx,
Vulcans, Druids and Triangles are
to report at the Union at 3:15 p.m.
today to prepare for a parade down
State Street to the depot, Dixon said.
Officers of the honor societies were
agreed that "We must show the team,
we are really back of it."
The 100-piece Varsity-R.O.T.C.
Band, which made the trip to thea
University of Illinois and is return-
ing on the train with the team, will1
be "ready to play the minute they
step cown from it," Dixon said.
Cheerleaders, headed by Robert
Burns, '36, will lead the student wel-
comers in traditional Maize and Blue
cheers.
John Cawley, '36, president of
Michigamua, urged last night thatt
"every loyal student, without excep-
tion, should be at the station to meet
the team. The boys went down in de-
feat Saturday," he said, "But nowt
we should all demonstrate our sup-t
port and loyalty more than ever.",,
Leaders of the "meet the team"
movement in the honor societies in
addition to Cawley are Robert Bueh-
ler, '37, president of Triangles; Rich-
ard G. Hershey, '37, treasurer off
Sphinx; Robert Sullivan, '36, secre-
tary of Druids; and Robert Merrill,
'36, secretary of Vulcans.r
Tokio Marine
Is Murdered I
InShanghai
City Is Tense As Troopsf
Search For Killer Ofs
Japanese Soldiere
SHANGHAI, Nov. 10.-- (Sunday)s
"(A)-- An entire battalion of bat-
tle-equipped Japanese marines withr
fixed bayonets marched into ther
Hongkew area of Shanghai early to-s
day following the assassination of ac
Japanese marine, allegedly by a Chin-
ese gunman.
The marine, Hideo Nakayama, 23
years old, was shot through the back
of the neck, the bullet penetrating
his skull. He lived only a short time
afterward.
The Chinese of the area were pan-I
ic stricken as the armed Japaneset
forces marched through their streets.s
Some half dozen suspects were re-
ported arrested.
The Japanese Embassy said that d
representatives of the embassy and ab
Japanese naval landing party woulda
call on the Chinese municipal gov-t
ernment at once, demanding the im-
mediate apprehension of the killer.
Otherwise, the embassy stated, theb
Japanese would be forced to take
drastic action.V
The embassy asserted that thet
shooting was unprovoked and wass
caused by purely political motives.o
Comrades of the wounded man im-t
n'ediately started a search of houses

Classes Will Meet As
Usual Armistice Day
Classes will meet all day tomorrow,
despite the fact that it is Armistice
Day, University officials have an-
nounced.
In previous years, classes were
suspended between the hours of 11 a.
m. and noon. No reason was given
for the change in policy this year.
Ann Arbor stores will comply with a
request of Mayor Robert Campbell to
close Monday morning, city officials
said. An Armistice 'Day program,
sponsored by the American Legion,
will be held at 11 a.m. tomorrow in
Hill Auditorium.
First Important
Attack On Italy
Is Under Way
Selassie Planning To Cut
Off Italians From Rear,
Report Indicates
ADDIS ABABA, Nov. 9.- (IP) - The
first important aggressive movement1
by Ethiopian troops since the Italian
invasion was reported tonight.
Ethiopian troops were stated to
have attempted enveloping operations
on the western end of the northern1
front, planning to invade Eritrea '
through the Walkali District of3
Northern Ethiopia.
Emperor Haile Selassie, authorita-
tive quarters said, has ordered Ded-
jazmatch Ayelu, Ethiopian comman-
der in that area, to cut behind the
Italian army, which is now estab-
lished at Makale and is 'pointed1
southward. .
An airplane, believed to be Italian,r
flying high, was sighted passing overz
the city at noon.9
As thousands of black warriorse
streamed into the section of southern
Tigre Province which is still held by
the Ethiopians, authorities reported
that there was severe congestion,
making it difficult to provide food,
clothing and shelter for the troops.
In the area south of the northern
front, the gathering of troops, it wask
feared, might endanger tactical re-I
treats and other movements.
The Emperor is expected to haveI
more than half a million well-armed
fighters ready to face the Italianp
soldiers by Nov. 20.
Ras Seyoum and Ras Kassa, north-
ern commanders have informed thet
Negus that they have plenty of sol-
diers, but the movement of troopsy
from the interior continued. Every
man, they said, is a "born soldier,"
but they did need more guns andv
ammunition.
The Emperor has sent some of hist
ferocious Danakil tribesmen into the
southeastern section of Aussa Prov-
ince, believing that the Italian north-
ern armies are headed for the Addis
Ababa-Djibouti Railway line in thatf
sector.c
The Danakils, said to have slain
mahy Italian supply forces in night
movements, were ordered to with-
stand invasion of the province at anyv
cost,
President To Lead
Armistice Day Rites
WASHINGTON, Nov. 9. -() -
President Roosevelt will lead the na-
tion Monday in paying reverent re-n
spects to those who served and diedI
in the World War.
He will deliver an Armistice day ad-n
dress at Arlington National cemetery,e
beginning at 10:45 a.m:, and ending l

at 11 a.m., Eastern Standard Time, i
the hour when the firing ceased Nov. I
11, 1918.
The President's speech will be
broadcast.N
After he has spoken Mr. Rxoseveltt
will place a wreath on the tomb oft
the Unknown Soldier. Then repre-S
sentatives of veterans and patriotict
organizations will add their floralf
tributes.
The American Legion is arranging

Field Goal Late In Second
Period Proves Handicap
Team Cannot Overcome
Battle Is Waged
Over Field Of Mud
Statistics Show Wolverine
Eleven Was Outclassed
In EveryDepartment
By WILLIAM R. REED
MEMORIAL STADIUM, Urbana,
Ill, Nov. 9. -A fighting Illinois foot-
ball team overwhelmed Michigan in
every respect but scoring this after-
noon as it trimmed the Wolverines 3
to 0 on a field transformedinto one
great mud puddle by an all-day rain
which fell throughout the game.
The only score of the game came
late in the second quarter when Low-
ell Spurgeon, Coach Bob Zuppke's
sophomore backfield flash, place-
kicked a beautiful field goal into a
hard wind from the 31 yard line.
Statistics tell the story of the game,
as they show Michigan hopelessly
outclassed in every department, and
they reflect the play of a fighting,
charging Illinois line which worked
in front of an Illinois backfield dis-
playing a perfectly executed running
attack despite the condition of the
field.
Playing without four regulars, Sayre,
Theodore, Lindberg and Nelson, the
Indians abandoned their vaunted
aerial attack and unleashed a run-
ning game built about Wib Henry
which went through the Wolverines
for a net gain from scrimmage of 247
yards and 11 first downs.
Michigan On Defensive
Michigan was put on the defensive
on the opening series of plays after
Ernie Johnson's kickoff was returned
to the Illinois' 38, from where a run-
ning play and a 15-yard penalty for
roughness put the ball on Michigan's
43. Behind a great screen of block-
ers Spurgeon then took the ball to the
19 on a wide end sweep, but three in-
complete passes and a fumble put
the ball back on the 27.
The Wolverines failed to take the
ball outside their own territory on
offense during the game, reaching as
far as their own 43 but once. That
once came immediately after the
kick-off in the second half when
Ritchie ran to the 43 but fumbled,
the ball being recovered by George
Frederick, reserve Indian center.
Michigan had received a bad break,
however, at the opening of the second
period when Sweet kicked with the
wind from his own 25 to the goal line,
the ball stopping dead on the line for
a touch-back and eliminating a 75
yard gain which would have put the
Indians in a hole.
Taking the ball on their 20, Illinois
worked the ball out to the 41 on a
quarterback sneak by Henry, and af-
ter an exchange of kicks, two passes,
Henry to Wright and Spurgeon to
Henry took the ball to the Michigan
20. It was from there after plays
including two incomplete passes had
failed to gain that Spurgeon scored
on a field goal
Illini Gain 3-Yard Line
The biggest threat for a touchdown
was made by the Indians in the
middle of the third period when a
series of runs by Henry and a pass,
Henry to Cantwell combined to take
the ball to the Michigan 3. An off-
side penalty and Henry's fumble re-
covered by Schuman gave Michigan
the ball on their 11, there, however.
Wib Henry was easily the outstand-
ing individual star of the game as he
made repeated gains on reverses and
sweeps, a running attack which the
Illini showed for the first time. The
most brilliant play of the game, how-
ever, was turned in by the Indian
line, which furnished a screen of hard

blockers on offense and which smoth-
ered the"Michigan offense for a net
gain of 10 yards on defense.
Michigan failed to take smart ad-
vantage of a strong wind when it had
the ball, consistently punting on the
third down. Sweet averaged 38.4
yards on his boots, while Bob Wright,
transformed from an end to a back
for his kicking prowess, had an aver-
age of 39.4 yards.
Neither the Michigan band nor the

Watch For Swarms Meteors
On Thursday And Friday Nights
By PAUL D. JACOBS up entirely, fall to the earth's sur-
There are few who have not at face and are then termed meteroites.
some time seen a "shooting star" How can a particle the size of a pin-
flash across the dark night sky; on head take fire and give forth light as
such occasions we have perhaps tried it does in the rare upper regions of
to make some wish, following the old the earth's atmosphere? Professor
superstition that a wish completed Curtis finds the answer to this in the
while the 'shooting star' is visible is high speeds of meteors. "Depending
bound to come true. upon whether the meteor is 'catching
On Thursday and Friday of this up' with the earth in its orbit around
week two swarms of these "shooting the sun, or meeting us head on," he
sars may probably be seen cutting explained, "Meteors strike our upper
wide swaths through the sky and air at velocities ranging from eight
leaving a distinct bluish trail behind to 44 miles per second.
them, it is expected by Dr. Heber D. These speeds are so high, he re-
Curtis, director of the University Ob- marked, that the friction between the
servatory. atmosphere and the meteor engend-
During the month of November ers sufficient heat to melt and vapor-
each year, Professor Curtis explained, ize the meteor within the first few
the earth cuts through two such seconds of its visit to the earth-the
swarms. On November 14-15 it pas- light that one observes in a 'shooting
ses through the shower known as star' thus being the "death pyre" of
November meteors or "Leonids," and a little particle of matter.
they are commonly observable short- Professor Curtis finds the most in-
ly after midnight on these two nights. teresting fact about meteors to be
The name "shooting star" is re- their "undoubted connection" with
garded by Professor Curtis as a rath- comets. In fact, he said, these little
er "unfortunate" one, although it is 'shooting stars' have been fittingly

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