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VOL. IX. No. 42.



Westerners hefeat Crack British
Thames Rowing Club By
(By Associated Press)
AMSTERDAM, August 10 - All-
American athletes, both women and
men, with but one exception survived
the final round of trials and elimin-
ations today in the Olympic sports
While Miss Clarica Hunsburger, a
Los Angeles dver, flunked out of the
highboard competition with a sixth
place in the second division of trials,
Johnny WeismAller, Chicago speed-
ster in the 100 meter free style, help-
ed himself to a new Olympic record
in the semi-finals of that event.
Wei'smuller, ace of the American
swimming forces, ate up his favorite
distance with huge, space-devouring
strokes in 58 ;-5 seconds. With him
in the finals tomorrow will swim the
New York school boy who won both
his preliminary and semi-final heat
easily today and Walter Lofer, of Chi-
cago, victor in the mornings event,
but a good second with the Japanese,
Takaishi, in thel semi-finals third. Lo-
fer swam faster, trailing the far east-
erner, than Kojak did winning his
Girls Take Places
Less impressively, the girls of the
swimming team kept pace with their
sturdier brothers. Miss Elenor Holm,
New York school girl, won her heat
in the 100 meter back stroke for wo-
men and Lysa Lindsom, even young-
er, along with Marion Gilman of Al-
amadaf, Ca.lif., both gained second
places to land in the finals. Miss
Marie Braun, Dutch star, stole most
of the applause and left America with
little hope of final victory when she
stroked the distance in 121 3-5 sec-
onds, a new Olympic record. Later
Miss King of England did 121 flat.
Victory in the 100 meter dash al-
ready is conceded Weismuller, with
Lofer and Kojak likely to complete
the first places on the board
Rowing Teams VIctorious
SLOTEN, Holland, Aug. 10-Capped
by a sensational three-quarters length
triumph for California's famous crew
over the British Thames Rowing club
in the eight-oared finals, America
scored a smashing victory in the
Olympic regatta today.
The Californians, completing an un-
broken season of success, gave the
United States the premier laurels of
the day and also sufficient points to
beat out the nearest rival, Britain.
By the smashing margin of six
lengths, the American double scul-
ling combination of Paul.Costello and
Charles McIlvaine brought their
country its first championship of the
rowing regatta today, outrowing the
Canadians in the final.
The crack Philadelphia double scul-
ling pair came through with their
impressive victory just when Amer-
ican hopes were failing, their single

sculling representative, Ken Meyers,
having been beaten by the Australian,
Bob Pearce, by five length's.
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(By Associated Press)
ATLANTA, Ga., Aug. 10.-The
storm which struck Florida recurved
northeastward Thursday night and to-
day was moving with moderate inten-
sity, accompanied by heavy rains,
through south Georgia twoard the At-
lantic coast.
(By Associated Press)
JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Aug. 10.-
High water accumulating in the wake
of a 48-hour hurricane and heavy rain
harassed Florida today just as the
state began to emerge from partial
temporary paralysis occasioned by
the fury of the winds.
The north end of Lake Okeechobee
in the southeastern part of the state
apparently was the most seriously af-
fected ara and the object of Red
Cross attention. One hundred per-
sons in the'sparsely settled area west
of Jupiter on the east coast were re-
ceiving their first meals in nearly two
days from Red Cross trucks sent in
from West Palm Beach.
Across the state, the huge power
dam at Inglis, one of the largest in
the state, was threatened by high wa-
ter. The dam is on the western fringe '
of the storm area, a hundred miles
north of St Petersburg. ,
Phillips And Preuss Appointed In
Political Science; Riley In
Speech Division
Two new appointments to the staff
of the political science department
for next year were made public last
night by Prof. Robert T. Crane, act-
ing head of the department.
Mr, Robert Phillips, who is on a
sabbatical leave from Purdue Uni-
versity where he has been teaching I
in the politicial science department
has been made a member of the staff.
Mr. Phillips has been in Ann Arbor
this summer doing research work for
his doctor's degree. It is understood
that he will return to his old position
at Purdue on the completion of his!
work here next year. He will teach
several courses in the political sci-
ence department in both semesters
of the 1928-29 regular school year.
A second appointment to the staff
of this department is that of Mr. Carl
Preuss, who graduated from this uni-
versity in 1927. Mr. Preuss has been
doing graduate work on the campus
since his graduation, and has been
in Ann Arbor all summer. He was
assistant to Prof. Thomas A. Reed In
International Law last year.
There will be but one new appoint-
ment to the staff of the department
of speech for the coming' school year,
according to a statement given out
yesterday by Prof. James B. O'Neill,
head of the department. The new
member will be Mr. Floyd K. Riley,
who is at present doing graduate
work in the summer school here. Mr.
Riley came here from the University
of California where he had special-
ized in speech work. He will teach
several "classes in beginning speech
next year, and probably also a course
in argumentation.

President Clarence Cook Little, ac-
companed by his son Edward, left
yesterday afi ernoon on a month's au-
tomobile tour through the northeas-
tern states, spending a greater share
of his time in treking through the
woods of Maine. He plans to re-
turn on Sept. 10. During his vacation
President Little will spend a few day's
visiting relatives in Brookline, Mass..
his former home.
This summer was Presdent Little's
first stay in Ann Arbor since coming
to Michigan three years ago. During
hi's absence affairs at his office will
be handled by Dr. Frank E. Robbins,
assistant to tle president, who re-
turned this week after vacationing
in the east. Miss Margaret Camer-
on, the president's secretary, also left
this week for a month's vacation.

"From the standpoint of the admine-
R istration, the present Summer Session
has been a notable success," said Ed-
ward H. Kraus, Dean of the Summer
LLI I u LMuCRA Session, yesterdiay. "The spirit of the



Democratic orillmel' Leaves For Ho' ue
Serniees At church

student body has been admirable all
the way through."
"Although the total enrollment is
a bit smaller than last year, the de-
crease has been entirely within the
ranks of the undergraduates, while
there has been a very noticeable In-
crease in the number of advanced
students attending school. This may
be in accordance with a seemingly
nation-wide tendency toward advan-
ced education which is evidenced by


j (~By Associated Press) CU Ia6V1 WiCL C VIO11I .
a list of statistics from other repre-r
CHICACO, August 10- Eyes dim- sentative universities. These figuresI
meed with tears looked down upon showed practically no increase in the
the body of George E. Irennon today number of under-graduates enrolled
when Governor Albert E. Smith said for summer work, but indicated a
farewell to an old friend. very considerable increase in the en-d
For a lingering inmoni1t the nom-r ollment of graduates and other ad
inee for presidelt stood b(side t t
coiin of the man who had chamipiont
ed his cause, in silence, never to look
Governor Smith was only a smrrow- TO PBESENT "MINICK
fing friend today, from the time he
arrived on the Twentieth Century P
turned t wYork an ametrm Ferber-Kaufman Play To Be Given Tof
dDemonstrate Work Of Classes
some three hours later. He had only Py
one purpose in making the hurriel u
trip to Chicago, and tha was to at- T T D n TOID7
tend the funeral of his ally. lFrom STUDENTS AR DIRECTORS
the train he went direct to the resi-
dence of the former Illinois National Work on the production of
Committeeman on Sherln Road. E "Minick." Edna Ferber and G. S.
pressing his sympathy to 'he oer- Kaufman's hit of four seasons ago to
widow and family, 0hernor Smit apresented by the play production
lingeredonlovie hbtclasses next Monday eveingin Sarah
Attends Churchnl C t2 by. Caswell Angell hall is progressing
Going to Our Lady of Mount Car- satisfactorally according to Prof
mel Church for the public services Earl E. Fleishman, who is supervising
the venture. "Each member of the
IGovernor Smith sat solemnly for an es sipoigdiyadtegop
houras he equem ighmas ofthecast is improving daily and the group
hour as the requiem high mass of the will offer a finished a piece of work
Catholic Church was celebrat ed. There when the curtain rises Monday night"
was no glowing eulogy nor other trib- he said.
ute--Mr. Brennon's own request. The Tie play production classes areI
Governor occupied a pew near the presenting the play in order to give
jaltar, opposite the Bren non family. h eea ulca potnt
As the services ended, the Nominee general public an opportunty to
A see the type of work done in dramatict
for the Presidency walked 'solemnly interpretation and production at the
from the chapel and stood with bowed University. The piece Is entirely di-
head as the body of his comrade was rected and cast from students enroll-
carried past him to its final rest- ed in the glasses during the summer
ing place. session. The actors were not chosen by
Time prevented Governor Smith competition, but by picking the mem-t
)from accompanying the procession hers of the classes who seemed bestI
to the cemetery. He was whisked back suited to the vailous roles for whichi
to the stationn where the private car the script calls. Marie Hartwey andt
that brought him from New York wa's Edna Merver are directing the pro-
waiting to take him back. duction unde the supervision of Pro-
While he had requested that there fessor Fleishman.
be no demonstration because of his Samuel Bonell is playing the lead-r
visit, there were crowds wherever the ing role of Old man Minick. Bonell
Governor went. Even though his train has had considerable experience inl
arrived nearly 25 minutes ahead of campus dramatic enterprises, andt
schedule, the station was thronged. with the Rockford players. Milton
But the Governor remained solemn Kendrick, also with the Rockford1
and after posing only once for news Players this summer is cast as
photographers he turned to the wait- Minick junior. Miss Jeanette Dale
ing motor car which took him and will interpret the part of Nettier
his'party to the funeral. Minick.
"One of the greatest dangers to the experience has proved to be beyond'
proper control and supervision of dispute. There is an increase in econ-
public utilities is the formation of omy and efficiency from large scale
public utility holding companies es- production, there is the ability of
pecially in the field of electrical in- these companies to employ a high
dustries," declared Prof. Orren C. quality of administrative and tech-
Hormell of the summer faculty of the nical skill, these is a tendency to
department of political science in an stability, and the ability of the con-
interview yesterday. Professor Hor- solidated company to borrow money
mell will return soon to Bowdoin Col- at lower rates for current financing."
lege, Brunswick, Maine, where he is "All these advantages, however, re-
head of the department of govern- suit largely from the consolidation
ment and political science. I of several companies into single cor-
"The people of Michigan should be porate units, rather than the fact
especially interested in this matter," that they are holding companies,"
he continued, "inasmuch as there are Professor Hormell pointed out.
a number of these large Companies "There are a great number of prob-
within the borders of the state. The lems that must be solved before the
public utility, perhaps more than any holding company can be accepted as
other industrial organization, is a a beneficial instiution."
vital and important influence on the "For example the holding company
life of every person." has made official state regulation
"During the past two decades the I more difficult. Because of the fact
whole economic structure of public that state utility commissions have
utilities has undergone a transforma- jurisdiction only over operating com-
tion of vast import to the public and panies, they aire almost powerless
to the government responsible for when dealing with a passive corpora-
regulation," he said in explaining the tion like the holding company. In
growth of the holding company. "The addition the fact that these great
original small, decentralized, inde- companies control all the policies and

pendent, locally financed, and locally act as. the financial agent for such
operated companies have been *re- a number of smaller companies ex-
placed by vast unified or co-ordinated tending over many states in some
systems, in many instances extending cases, the value of the service they
over several states. That advantages give cannot be very accurately meas-
have accured from this consolidation, ured."

vanced students," he continued.
"The faculty of the Summer Session
was exceptionally strong partly be-
cause our own regular faculty was
reinforced by leaders in the field of
education frlom all parts of the United
States and several fromforeign coun-
tries," Dean Kraus said.
The Public Health Institutes,
which were started a year ago, were
considered by all those interested as
very successful. Under the direction
of Dr. John Sundwall, professor1 of
public health, they have proven to be
such a success that institutes of a
similar character are being consid-
ered and will probably be introduced
next year. It is planned to have such
programs in education.
"Lectures and concerts which were-
a part of the regular summer program
have been well attended, and the pro-
duction by the Rockford Players have 1
been an important item in making
the entire program a success," Dean
Kraus remarked. "The .excursions,
too, were up to their usual high stand-
In conclusion, Dean Kraus stated1
that plans for the Summer Session of
1929 were already under . way, and
that it was his hope that nrrany new
features might be introduced during
next year's session.1
View Of Campus, Street Scenes, And
Impressions Of Buildings
Are Subjects E
Summed Session students will have
an opportunity to see the quality ofI
work done along artistic lines here
next Monday and Tuesday, when the
summer outdoor sketching class
taught by Prof. Jean Paul Slusser of
the architectural school will hold its1
annual exhibition in the freehand1
drawing studios on the fourth floorE
of the new Architectural building.I
This is the only course in drawing
and painting given during the Sum-,
mer Session, but summer conditions,
are ideal for sketching and the qual-l
ity of the work has been very grati-]
fying, according to Professor Slus-
Subjects close at hand have formed
the chief inspiration for the sum-
mer's work. Campus vistas, street
scenes, views of the new Women's
League building now under construc-
tion, and bits from Palmer and Ferry
fields make up the bulk of the ma-
terial treated, although there are
some impressions of Lower Town,
glimpses of the river or studies of
old barns and quaint old-fashioned
houses. Most of the work has been
done in water color, but several of
the students are interested in old and
one or two in etching. A group of
dry-point etchings will be among the
Prof. Louis C. Karpiniski of the
mathematics department 'sailed , last
night for the International Mathe-
matical Conference at Bologna, Italy.
After the conference he will join his
family for a short tour of European
Mr. Carlton Wells, instructor in
the rhetoric department, and Mrs.
Wells. left Ann Arbor a few days ago

for a short trip to Europe. Mr. Wells
will return early in September to re-
sume his duties in connection with
the Freshman Week program which
begins on September 17.
(By Associated Press)
American League
Detroit 8, Cleveland 7.
New York 5, Boston 2.
Philadelphia 8, Washington 0.
Chicago 5, St. Louis 3.
National League
New York 8, Philadelphia 4.
St. Louis 2, Pittsburgh 1.
Brooklyn 5, ,Boston I.
Only games scheduled.



Entertained By News Correspondents
And Photographers In Banquet
At Palo Alta Hotel
(By Associated Press)
-Awaiting formal notification tomor-
row in this University's mammoth
athletic field, Herbert Hoover cele-
brted the fifty-fourth anniversary
of his birth today by applying him-
self a little more closely than usual
to the task set for him by the Repub-
lican party in making him its 1928
Presidential standard bearer.
From early morning until late
afternoon he was engaged in a round
of political conferences with Dr. Hu-
bert Work, Chairman of the Repub-
lican National Committee; Senator
George M. Moses of New Hampshire.
one of the party leaders in the East
and others high in the Republican
councils who gathered here on the eve
of the notification ceremony.
Attends Press Banquet
At the end of the day, however, he
laid aside his duties to be the guest
of newspaper correspondents and
news photographers at a birthday
banquet at the Palo Alto hotel. Later
he returned home to end the day with
Mr. Hoover began the day with a
conference with .Dr. Work, who ar-
rived last night. For several hours
the two studied reports brought west
by Dr. Work, after which they visited
the Univerity Stadium to test the
amplifiers set up for tomorrow's cere-
Dr. Work, Governor Fischer of
Pennsylvania, and Senator Moses
were luncheon guests, after which Mr.
Hoover conferred with the New
Hampshire Senator over political
conditions in the eastern state.
Leaders Silent On Plans
Both Dr. Work and Senator Moses
were silent concerning their confe-
ences with Mr. Hoover. The former
sent word to newspapermen that he
had nothing to add to statements he
had made in Chicago and elsewhere.
He did not reveal the nature of the
reports he had brought Mr. Hoove.
Governor Fischer confidently predict-
ed that there would bo no change in
the political complection of Penii-
sylvania and that the state would
stand staunchly Republican in the
forthcoming election. The Repub-
licans were presenting a solid front,
he said, while there already had been
deflections in the Democratic r.nks,
the most important being that of
Vance McCormick, Harrisburg pub-
lisher and former Chairman of the
Democratic National Committee.
Neither Hoover or Moses would ac-
cept the letter to the Republican nom
inee by Charles R. Burrill, Repub-
lican Candidate for Lieutenant Gov-
ernor of Massachusetts, demanding
the resignation of Moses as Eastern
Campaign Manager. When Moses was
asked if he had any comment, the
Secretary advised him to say noth-
"Our Mexican Neighbors" is the
title of a lecture to be delivered at
5 o'clock Monday afternoon in Nat-

ural Science auditorium by H. I
Priestley, professor of Mexican hiw-
tory at the University of California,
and noted authority on the subject,
who has been on the faculty of the
Summer Sesson. The lecture will be
illustrated by motion pictures.
An earlier lecture by Prof. Priest-
ley was to have beenn illustrated,
but at that time the film's had failed
to arrive. The films are here for
Monday's program.


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