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Ruthven Tells
Entrance Rules
For University
Full Power To Reject Any
Student Pointed Out In
Annual Report
The University is not required to
accept any high school graduate who
applies for admission and may ask
a previously enrolled student notkto
re-register despite the fact that his
scholastic standing is satisfactory,
President Ruthven stated recently
in his annual report to the Board
of Regents.
"Without any quesuon 1e Regents
have full power to prescribe the
entrance requirements," President
Ruthven emphasized. "In addition
they have the moral responsibility
of not wasting State funds in at-
tempts to educate those who in the
best judgment of the officials are
unfitted or unwilling to take full ad-
vantage of the opportunities provided
by the State.
"The University authorities are
both privileged and morally bound
to use every known device to limit
attendance to honest, sincere, and
ambitious, as well as scholastically
trained, young men and women."
The President pointed out that
because of the rapid growth of the
higher educational institutions it has
been the practice to regulate admis-
sions on scholastic records. "It should
be possible now to limit attendance
to those capable of continuing their
mental and moral growth," the Pres-
ident stated. "It is recommended
that as rapidly as possible the per-
sonal interview, aptitude tests, and
psychological examinations be util-
ized as methods of selecting students
and that results be balanced with
the scholastic record."
Attendance at the University in
any one year does not ensure a stu-
dent's being admitted in future years,
the President continued, and "it is to
be understood that each year the
students are invited to return who
are not requested not to reregister."
Interest in the University adminis-
tration's power to reject students for
other than academic shortcomings
was heightened this year when four
members of the former National Stu-
dent League were asked not to return
to the University because, it was
charged, they had "interfered with
the work of their fellow students."
The President's report was released
Jan. 4 in the Quarterly number of
the Michigan Alumnus. The reports
of the deans of the various colleges
and certain other administrative
heads will be released in the near
Indian New Year
Found Gay Event
(Continued from Page 1)
filled with variations of the English
language-but it never does bring
out the traveling salesman strain of
jokes in Indians as it does in some
people. Conversation remains per-
fectly fit for the ladies up until the
last, perhaps because it is the ladies
who do last the longest.
If, in the midst of all this noise
of music and babbling tongues, your
partner in conversation or the dance
passes out in the middle of a sen-
tence, do notybe disturbed. The others
help to carry him up to the bed in
the loft, and in half an hour he is
downstairs again, heping himself
to the mash. Having only an ac-
quaintance of a few hundred years
with it, the Indians do not seem to
hold their liquor as well as those
from whom they learned it, but they
are generally good-natured under its

The men gather and carry out the
stove which was in the middle of the
room, the head man of the tribe
fetches thehviolin, a neighbor sets
himself at the melodion, and music
sets in. An old squaw takes the cen-
ter of the floor and scatters the dif-
fidence of the young bucks with her
best Astaire. For hours, the group
continue their dance, a modification
of the square dance, while under the
light of the oil lamp, the old man
who never took music lessons, keeps
his amazingly nimble fingers going on
those repetitive strains.
At sun-up the last of the dancers
falls asleep. Everywhere in the room,
and in the snow outside, the dancers
lay sleeping throughout New Years'
Day. Many of the Indians drive cars,
ramshackle vehicles of ancient vint-
age. In the roadway, their tracks
form a trail which weaves in and
outmand disappears in the distance.
First Mate Of Ramming
Ship Is Put On Trial
PORT HURON, Mich., Jan. 7.-(P)
- Charles V. Cox, first mate in
charge of the motorship Ormidale
when it rammed and sank the Nor-
wegian freighter Viator in Lake Hu-
ron Oct. 31, went on trial today be-
fore Capt. Cyril E. Bowerman and
Walter B. Greenwood, of the local
steamship board.
If the board finds Cox violated

National Automobile Fatality Chart


Forsythe Speaks
At Health Meeting
Six members of the University fac-
ulty returned last week from New
York where they attended the 16th
annual meeting of the American Stu-
dent Health Association, Dec. 27 and
The members who attended were
Dr. Warren E. Forsythe, director of
the University Health Service, Dr.
John Sundwall, director of the divi-
sion of hygiene and public health, Dr.
Margaret Bell, - director of physical
education for women, Dr. William
M. Brace, Dr. Theophile Raphael, and
Dr. Emeth Schutz, physicians in the
Health Service.
Dr. Forsythe spoke at the meeting
and plans were made for the second
national conference on college hy-
giene which will be held in Wash-
ington, D. C., next winter. Dr.
Forsythe, Dr. Raphael, and Dr. Sund-
wall were appointed chairmen of
sections for the conference.


To Execute Bruno

All members of Phi Sigma on camp- of the Zoology Club. in charge of
us are urged to attend. Dr. C. L. Hubbs, will be held on
Thursday. Jan. 9. at 7:30 p.m. in
Luncheon for Graduate Students Room 3024 Museums Building. Dis-
at 12 o'clock in the Russian Tea cussion and demonstrations on Fish
Room, Michigan League Building. and Fisheries work at the University
Professor B. E. Densmore, of the of Michigan.
speech department, will speak in-
formally on "The Proper Pronouncia- Weekly Reading Hour,: For the
tion of Common Words." program on Thursday afternoon, Jan.
9, at 4 o'clock, Room 205 Mason Hall,
Sphinx, Junior men's honorary so- Professor Hollister will read from
ciety, will meet at 12:15 p.m. today Shakespeare's "Hamlet." The pub-
in the Union. Important plans for lic is invited.

This map illustrates the progress of the unending war between
reckless drivers and safety organizations cooperating with State and
local authorities. Comparisons for the first 11 months of 1935 as com-
pared with the same period of last year. /
WHITE states indicate DECREASES in automobile fatalities.
BLACK states indicate INCREASES in automobile fatalities.
LINED states have not yet supplied adequate data for comparison.
DOTTED states indicate NO CHANGE.



,uilding, Cars Decline Reported
In Auto Fatalit


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$25,000 Blaze'
Stock Only Partly Insured;
Scout Car, Watchman
Discover Fire
Damage to stock and the building
estimated at approximately $25,000
was caused by fire discovered early
yesterday morning at the University
City Sales automobile agency, 315
W. Huron St. Flames swept through
the entire front portion and the sec-
ond story of the agency, but did not
reach the 1,500 gallons of gasoline
in a tank truck parked at the rear
of the building which was at first
thought endangered.
Eight used and five new cars, parts,
and other furnishings were dam-
aged to the extent of $7,500 to $10,-
000, according to George A. Tasch,
general manager of the City Sales.
They were only partly covered by
insurance. About 60 cars were in the
building at the time, 45 of which,
owned by the Associated Motor Serv-
ices, Inc., were stored in the base-
ment and escaped damage.
Eugene J. Heinzman, manager of
the Artificial Ice Co., owners of the
building, said that damage to the
building would amount to $15,000
or $20,000, which was fully covered
by insurance. The Associated Motors
garage and Yahr Bros. Sales, sit-
uated on either side of the City Sales,
were unharmed.
Origin of the fire was still unde-
termined, although it was thought to


Automobile fatalities in the United
States during the first 11 months of
1935 totaled 30,076, a decrease of 745
from the 1934 slaughter of 30,821, or
2.41 per cent, according to figures re-
leased yesterday by Orville E. At-
wood, chairman of the Michigan
Safety Council.
The Michigan 1935 total, however,
displayed an increase of 84 deaths,
with 1,312 fatalities reported. In
1934 1,228 were killed in automobile
accidents in the state. Michigan
ranks fifth in number of automobile
deaths in the 38 states reporting,
following New York, with 2,609, Cal-
ifornia, with 2,205, Pennsylvania,
with 1,759, and Illinois, with 1,640.
The Hillel Players will present their
first offerings of the year at 8 p.m.
Sunday, Jan. 12. Three one-act plays
will be given: "Another Way Out,"
"Sham," and "Finger of God." All
three will be directed by members of
the Hillel Players.
have started in the show room from
where it spread to the roof. The
fire was extinguished after about
an hour, hose being brought into play
from both the Washington Street
and Huron Street sides. It was dis-
dntrnrr.a l, rt ncii ltin pnl.c b Pn-

(Continued from Page 4)
will be held in 1022 U.H.S. on Sat-
urday morning, Jan. 11, starting
sharply at 8 o'clock. The examina-
tion will consume about four hours'
time; promptness is therefore essen-
Actuarial Examinations: There
will be a meeting on Thursday, Jan.
9, 4 p.m., in Room 3011 A. H. for
students interested in the actuarial
examinations to be given this coming
Public Lecture: "Excavations at
Dura-Europos" by Professor Clark
Hopkins. Sponsored by the Re-
search Seminary in Islamic Art. Mon-
day, Jan. 13, 4:15 in Room D, Alumni
Hall. Admission free.
Architectural Building Exhibition:
The travelling exhibition of Alpha
Alpha Gamma, national honorary so-
ciety for women in Architecture and
Landscape Design, is now being
shown in the ground floor corridor
of the Architectural Building. Open
daily 9:00 to 5:00 through Jan. 11.
The public is cordially invited.



-A-ociateci Press Phot'
Unless the New Jersey Court of
Pardons intervenes, Bruno Richard
Ilauptmann, convicted kidnaper of
the Lindbergh baby, will meet
death at the hands of Robert F.
Elliott (above), New York electri-
cian, who is the official executioner
for New Jersey and New York.

the remainder of the year will be
discussed, and all members are urged
to attend.
Freshman Glee Club: Regular
meeting 4:30, Music Room of Union.
All members please be present.
Stanley Chorus meets at the Union
at 7:30 p.m. All members must be
Contemporary: Luncheon meeting
this noon at the Haunted Tavern.
Staff members are urged to attend.
Mixed Badminton: Badminton
for men and women students will
start again on Jan. 8 from 7:15 to
9:15 each Wednesday evening. In-
experienced as well as experienced
players are cordially invited.
Coming Events
Geology Journal Club meeting will
be held Thursday, Jan. 9, 7:00 p.m.,
Room 3065 N.S. Two twenty-min-
ute papers and brief reviews will be
Psychology Journal Club will meet
Thursday, Jan. 9, 7:30 p.m., in 3126
N.S. Mr. Crudden and Miss Ling will
review recent studies in Genetic
Transportation Club M e e t i n g
Thursday, Jan. 9, East Engineering
Building, Room 1213, at 7:45. The
Club will take a trip to Greenfield
Village, Saturday, at 10 a.m.
Zoology Club: The second meeting
Downtown, North of Postoffice

Faculty-Alum'ni Dance: The second
Faculty-Alumni Dance will be held
on Thursday, Jan. 9, 9:30 p.m., in
the Michigan Union.
Fraterniti es!
for the 'Ensian must be
tak.n within the next
Three weeks!
332 South State Street
DIAL 5031
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Co. Everyone interested is welcome.
All members urged not to miss this
Chemistry Colloquium meeting at
4:00 p.m., Room 303 Chemistry
Building. Prof. L. C. Anderson will
speak on "The Absorption Spectra
of Free Radicals."
Pi Tau Pi Sigma: Special meeting
in Room 301 West Engineering An-
nex, 7:30 p.m. Members are re-
quested to wear uniforms. Plans for
initiation dinner-dance are to be
completed. Speaker.
Phi Sigma Society meets in Room
3024 Museums Building at 8:15 p.m.
Dr. Carl Hubbs will speak on "Fishes
of the Western Desert." The first
semester initiation of new members
will be held following the address.

coverea almost simu taneousy Dy ea-I
trolmen Rolland J. Gainsley and Events Of Today
Clark J. Earl, passing in the scout
car, and Fred Colvin, night watch- A. S. C. E. meeting at 7:30 p.m.,
man for the Artificial Ice Co., who Room 311 West Engineering. Robert
was returning to the building after L. McNamee will present a set of
inspecting the offices of the com- films entitled "On The Water Front,"
pany at 408 West Huron Street. loaned by the Indianapolis Water






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