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6U~LnDkY, JAN. 741024 THE MICHICAN' DAILY IEFW

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ForeignCenter
To Offer Talk
And, Color Fhi
Prof. Hayden Will Discuss
Philippines; Fred Benz
Brings Movies Of Africa

Ann Arbor Recalls Famous Murders \
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Prof. Joseph R. Hayden of the po-
litical science department, former
vice-governor general of the Philip-I
pine Islands, will speak on "America
in the Philippines" at 7 p.m. today
the International Center immediatelyc
following the regular supper, given3
at 6 p.m. each Sunday.1
The 1940 series of moving pictures
at the Center will be inaugurated at
7 p.m. tomorrow with the showing of'
the film "African Game Trails." The
pictures were taken in technicolor by
Fred E. Benz of Ann Arbor on a re-,
cent trip hunting game in Africa.
Mr. Benz will give a descriptive talk,
with the film.
Thursday's program at the Center
will be highlighted by the resump-
tion of the popular speech clinics, the
purpose of which is to train foreign
students so that they will be able to
carry on conversation in English
more easily.
Prof. J. Raleigh Nelson, Director
of the Center, reminded students yes-
terday that it is important to attend
this week's speech clinic meeting
since, Miss L. A. Pierce, conductor of
the clinic, will start a new phase of
her work. There are only three
speech clinics scheduled for the re-
mainder of the semester.
RADIO and MICHIGAN Cabs
Phones
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c(ast, his shirt torn, and his thick, i The thre Men, Oliver, -;mith and
quivering lips protruding, squirmed Blackstone. left an alleged "speak-
on the witness chair on the night of yy
August 13, 1931 and confessed to! easy" in Ypsilanti at approximatelyI
prcbably the mostbrutal murder, 10 p.m., for Peninsular Grove near,
torch and rape case in the history of the city with the intention of rob-
Washtenaw County and the state of bing parked motorists. At midnight,
Michigan. the trio saw another car drive up
The youth was Frank Oliver, a arid park. Immediately, two of the
painter, who with Fred Smith, 22 (riminals :jumped out of their car
years old, a farmer, and David Black- and atttempted a holdup on the occu-
stone, 33 years old, Negro, all of pants of the newly arrived car.'
Ypsilanti, was sentenced, shortly after These two, Blackstone and Smith,
confessions by all three, to life im- however, were recognized, and, ac-
prisonment at the Michigan State cording, to Oliver, said thatnthey were
prison at Marquette. going to take the boys and girls out
The trio was convicted of the brutal a ways so they couldn't report them.
attacks and murders, in the early "Th all gat into the Wheatley
morning hours of August 12, 1931, on ,hellgtinto teWhatley
Thomas Wheatley, 17 years old, and tne of the victims' car,' Oliver con-
Harry Lore, 16 years old, both of irued. "knew the boys but not the
Ypsilanti, and Vivian Gold, 15 years girls. Fred drove. One of the boys1
old, and Anna May Harrison, 16 years said: 'Let us go and we won't re-j
old, both high school girls from port you.' I thought we were tak-1
Cleveland. ing them out to dump them so we
Take Victim's Car would have time to wreck their car
On the night of the conviction, in and get away. At Tuttle hill we
fact during that. whole week, Ann stopped and I got out and held a
Arbordwas not the quiet, peaceful co gun on all of them. Blackstone also
had a .38. Blackstone made Anna
lege town along the Huron. It was Harrison get out of the car, and he
a town whose citizens were driven a r her whl I he the
to mass fury against the three torch attacker her while I held the gun
slayers. It was a town whose citi-
zens were "hell-bent" on the lynch- Oliver then described the shoot-
ing of the three convicted slayers. ing of the two couples on Tuttle hill.
For, according to that week's issues Although shot, Harry Lore, the
of The Daily, there were 10,000 sullen str.o.ger of the two male victims, at-
yet frenzied people gathered around tempted to t It A=s rim over the
the Countv courthouse--10000 sullen head with a rock. One of the girls,

drove
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Willi, ;
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back and got my car at the'
and I followedl the car to
nti and from there to Willis
Finally. Oliver continued, at
road, after Blackstone had
out of the car one of the dead
of the girls and had assaulted
cushions and floors of the car

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"We were going to eave them on
the ground," Oliver testified. "Then
we decided to take them away. WeI

as well as the four dead bodies were
covered with gasoline and a burning
handkerchief was thrown into the
car. The automobile immediately
burst into flame.
The victims were so badly cremated
that the remains of the girls, at first
unidentified, were simply marked
No. 1 and No. 2 during the autopsy
performed later at the University
Hospital.
Alumni Group 'o Honor
Varsity Swim Team At Yale
When the varsity swimming team
invades New Haven for its dual meet
with Yale Jan. 19, it will be honored
at a dinner given by the University of
Michigan Club of Southern Con-
necticut, the alumni office here re-
vealed yesterday.
Plans are now being made for the
affair, which will be held in the New
Haven Faculty Club.

(Continued from Page 4) Chiurc, recently held In Toronto,
____________-Canada.
10:45 a.m., Morning Worship, Rev.
Fred Cowin, Minister. 12:00 noon,] Reform Services will be held in the
Students' Bible Class, H. L. Pickerill, chapel of the Hillel Foundation Sun-
leader. 6:30 p.m., Harold Rudolph, day morning at 11:00 a.m. The ser-
- 9 mon entitled '"The 1930's-The De-
'41L , will lead the Guild in a discus- presing Decade," will be delivered by
sion on "Should We Be Enthusiastic Dr. Isaac Rabinowitzl
About Our Religion?" Social hourrIa Rbi
and refreshments following the dis- The Michigan Christian Fellowship
cussion. meets each Sunday afternoon from
First Church of Christ, Scientist:
Sunday service at 10:30 a.m. subject
"God." Sunday School at 11:45 a.m. A Masterpiece
First Presbyterian Church: 10:45
a.m. "God-Our Contemporary" will *I~ If~
be the subject of Dr. Lemon's sermon ILLUSI0 r
at the Morning Worship Service.-
5:30 i.m. Westminster Student by
Guild will meet for supper and fel-
lowship hour. Subject of discussion:
"The Bible at a Single View" led by
Dr. Lemon.
Unitarian Church: 11 a.m. "Why
Do the Nations So Furiously Rage?"
by the Rev. H. P. Marley.
7:30 p.m. Round Table Discus-
sion: Mr. Elliottt Maraniss, '40, will
ASU Convention held during the
lead a discussion on the National Powder blending the Elizab
holidays in Madison, Wis. Refresh- thing. It is a scientific p
ments, Miss Arden personally. Th
powder; exquisitely fine a
First Baptist Church: 9:30, Gradu- colors conceivable. ILLUs
ate Bible Class taught by Prof. Leroy
Waterman. For that added opalescentq
10:45. Morning Worship. Sermon a darker shade over Illusion
Topic, "The Man of Faith." C A Mi
12:00. Youth Round Table. Dis-
cussion topic, "What Can We Believe
About the Church?" h
6:15. Roger Williams Guild in the
Guild House, 503 E. Huron. Mr.
Richard Steding will report on his
attendance at the "Consultation on On State at the hea
,he World Mission of the Christian

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beings with one thought in their
mind: revenge on the sadistic slayers
of the boys and girls.
The testimony in court of varied
witnesses and authorities more or
less revealed the horrible details of
the crime. It was especially the vivid
confession of Oliver that solved one
of the most vicious crimes in the
history of the nation-a crime in
which the perpetrators were appre-

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