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VOL. X. NO. 34.

ANN ARBOR, MICHIGAN, FRIDAY, AUGUST 8, 1930

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MANY FEARED DEADl
ARS FLOODS SWEEP;
CITIES ON BORDER
Torrents Pour Through Streets
of Nogales After Heavy
Cloud-Bursts.

Believes Astounding Industrial
Advance Is Based Upon
Power Supply.
STATE PROGRESS CITED
Regulated Monopoly Approved
as Avoiding Duplication
of Investments.
"Our astounding industrial ad-
vance of the last twenty years finds
one of its chief bases upon the uni-
versal supply of electric light and
power," declared Prof. Alfred H.
Lovell of the Engineering school in
an address yesterday. "It has re-
lieved our workers from the physi-
cal fatigue of production by dis-
placing muscular force with electric
power."
The increase in use of power
from the 2.1 h.p. in 1911 to 4.7 h.p.
per worker in 1927 tells some of
the story, according to Professor
Lovell, and the net work of power
lines from intra-company to inter-
company power lines tells some
more of the story. In Michigan
alone, said Professor Lovell, power
and light utilities built 1,227 miles
of lines and connected 5,359 new
farm customers last year, and this
year as much line will be construct-
ed and 6,000 new customers added,
he said.-I
Opens Better Locations I
"Decentralization of industry,
choice of more efficient locations,
joint operation of agriculture and
industry become possible," Prof es-
sor Lovell said, "by the spreading
of electrical transmisison lines."
Growth of a large central station
increases efficiency in generation of
current, according to Professor
Lovell, as is shown by the use of
three to seven pounds of coal per
kilowatt hour for small industrial
plant boilers, when the large cen-
tral stations use only one pound of
coal.
Monopoly Approved
"Duplication of investment in
transmission and distribution is to
be avoided by supplying electric
service by a regulated monopoly,"
Professor Lovell declared, "and
unification of geographically relat-
ed concerns makes for economy in
financing, management and engi-
neering services."
Increase in distribution cost is
offset by the lowering of produc-
tion costs and some extensions do
not contribute proportionally to the
investment, was the opinion of Pro-
fessor Lovell. Switch board cost is
not the total cost of power, he said.
The story of the size and efficien-
cy of generating machines is a con-
tinuous story of increase since the
building of Edison's 1,200 h.p. Pearl
Street plant in New York in 1882,
Professor Lovell showed, to the pro-
jected complete installation of the
United States government develop-
ment at Muscle Shoals.
GEOLOGIST PLANS
YEAR OFABSENCE
University Grants Gould Leave
for Work on Antarctic Map.
Prof. Laurence M. Gould of the
geology department will be absent
on leave from the University for
another year, according to an an-
nouncement made yesterday by
Prof. William H. Hobbs. Professor
Gould returned to Ann Arbor re-
cently after a leave of two years
spent with Commander Byrd's ex-
pedition in the Antarctic.
The additional period was grant-

ed, Professor Hobbs said, in order
ond in command of the Byrd ex-
pedition, may work with Com-
mander Byrd at the expedition's
office in the Biltmore hotel, New
York, supervising the preparation
of a map of the Antarctic regions
photographed during the expedi-'
tion. His work will involve reduction
of airplane photographs taken in
the polar section to map scale.
Besides this work, Professor Gould
will present several lectures on the
work in the Antarctic, Professor
Hobbs said. He will also begin work

ELECTRIC POWER

FAILSI

Twenty-Five Believed Lost,
Known Missing in Scene
of Confusion.

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WILCOX AT TACKED
IN DETROIT PAPER
Free Press Charges Police Head
Inactive on Buckley Case.
(By Associated Press)
DETROIT, Aug. 7. - The Free
Press says tonight that with all
signs pointing to a 23 grand jury
investigation into Gerald E. "Jerry"
Buckley's slaying, "an amazing ac-
cumulation of evidence" had been
assembled to show that the policel
department had failed to co-oper-
ate with other law enforcemen,
agenciesuhere and elsewhere and
that solution of the crime is no~
nearer than when it was committed
days ago.
This evidence, the paper says,
shows "that the police department,
under Commissioner Thomas C.
Wilcox, has failed to co-operate
with the prosecutor's office, failed'
to notify the police of other cities
of the murder, and is actually no
closer to the solution of the crime.)
Inquiries made by the Free Press
to the police of Cleveland, Chicago,
New York, Toledo, Philadelphia,
Miami, Kansas City, and St. Louis
brought the reply in each case that
the Detroit police department not'
only did not ask aid in the search
for the slayers of Buckley, but that'
it never even sent any official not-
ice of the murder to any of these
cities," the paper said.

SENATOR S. D. FESS
NATIONAL CHAIRMAN
Claudius H. Huston Ends Brief,
Tumultuous Career as
Party Leader.
R. H. LUCAS GIVEN POST
'Iew Republican Chief Appoints
G. D. Kein to Committee
Secretaryship.
(By Associated Press)
WASHINGTON, Aug. 7.-With a
final blast at his opponents,
Claudius H. Huston, of Tennessee,
today formally ended his brief but
tumultuous career as chairman of
the Republican National commit-
tee, and a new slate of officers,
headed by Sen. Simon D. Fess of
Ohio and Robert H. Lucas of Ken-
tucky, was installed to take im-
mediate charge of the party's fall
campaign.
Senator Fess was named to suc-
ceed Huston, and Lucas, commis-
sioner of Internal Revenue, was ap-
pointed its executive director.
Names New Secretary.
Changing plans at the last min-

Sir George Hubert Wilkins,
Distinguished explorer, who has bought the old submarine 0-12
from the Navy department and proposes reaching the north pole by
sailing the craft beneath the ice layers. He is shown here inspecting the
battered ship at Philadelphia.

LEAGSUE WILL GIVE
RECEPTION TONIGHT
President Ruthven, Mrs. Ruthven
Will be Guests of Honor
at Informal Party.

ALL

STUDENTS INVITED

Schoolboy Conquers.
Wimbledon's Victor
(By Associated Press)
SOUTHAMPTON, N.Y., Aug. 7.
Playing before a partisan crowd
which enthusiastically cheered
him on, Frank Shields, 19-year--
old New York schoolboy, con-
quered Bill Tilden, national and
Wimbledon champion, at 6-1,
2-6, 6-4, today in the quarter-
final round of the invitational
tennis tournament here.
In another upset, George Lott
bowed to Sidney Wood, tow-
headed New York youth of 18.
Wood, the conquerer of Ellsworth
Dines in the Seabright tourna-
ment last week, beat Lott by
score of 6-4, 3-6, 9-7.

President Alexander G. Ruthven
and Mrs. Ruthven will be guests ofM
honor tonight at the informalC
dance and bridge party to be given
in the ballroom of the L e a g u e
building under the auspices of the
undergraduate organization of the
Summer Women's League. Although

(By Associated Press)
NOGALES, Ariz., Aug. 7.--Flood
waters sweeping through the Mexi-
can border towns of Nogales, Son-
ora, and Nogales, Ariz., early today
caused three known deaths with 40
1 persons reported missing.
Bearing reports of the number of
dead were received as bands of
Mexican soldiers and bewildered
citizens searched the debris of
wrecked adobe homes. Salvador,
Escrada, commandant of Mexican
police across the line, said only
three bodies had been found.
The bodies of two women were
found on the Mexican side of the
line and the body of a man was
discovered near the bridge on the
American side. None was identified.
Confusion Reigns
Confusion was so widespread at
the climax of the flood that reports
of missing persons could not be
checked. The screams of women,
caught in buildings of the lower
areas, arose above the roar of the
flood water. Both cities were dark1
as power lines went out of commis-
sion. Telephone service stopped.
At 3 a. in., the chief of police of
Nogales, Sonora, made his way to
the American side and said he had
received reports of at least two
dozen deaths but could not con-
firm them. He said 25 children had
been reported missing in the Mex-
ican city.
Water Sweeps Streets
From three to eight feet of water
poured through the streets of the
border cities, apparently from a
near-by cloudburst.
Don Phillips, an American avia-
tor, who.had been visiting on the
Mexican side, managed to reach
the American city and said he had
seen several small children swept
away when an adobe building col-
lapsed.
Excited citizens flocked to the
police station here and told of see-
ing persons, mostly children, being
swept along by the raging rain wa-
ters.
The Nogales, Sonora, chief of po-
lice said the torrents of water,
sweeping through his city, had
cracked sidewalks, uprooted trees
and flattened adobe buildings.
A Nogales, Sonora, hotel of adobe
construction collapsed. It was not
known how many persons were in
the building. Mexican police said
they feared similar occurrences and
that many lives might be lost in
collapsing buildings.
Physicians and nurses were mo-
bilized on the American side and
all space in hospitals here was
made ready. Rescue work was made
difficult because of darkness and
the heavy rain. At 4 o'clock it still
was raining and there was no per-
ceptible receding of the flood.
W RETURNS HOME
?RORS OF RATTLERS
flesh and carry it home.
As for rattle-snakes, it is only

the affair will last from 9 to 12
o'clock President Ruthven will re- MISSIONARIES PAY
main only from 9 to 9:30. RANSOM TO REDS
Although this will not be an of-i
ficial reception and there will be no London Society Buys Freedom of
receiving line it is hoped that all Woman Captured in China.
the students of the Summer Session (By Associated Press)
will take advantage of their only FOOCHOW, Aug. 7.-The Church
opportunity to become acquainted Misionary society of London today
with the president of the Univer- authorized its local representative
sity. I to pay Chinese bandits the ransom
The list of chaperones for this demanded for the release of the
second social function in honor of Misses Edith Harrison and Edith
summer students includes: Dean Nettleton, who have been held cap-
Edward H. Kraus and Mrs. Kraus, tive more than a month in north-
Miss Lucy Elliott, Mr. Carlton F. ern Fukien province.
Wells and Mrs. Wells, and Miss
Frances Seidel. SHANGHAI, Aug. 7.-More than
As there will be no performance 500 British and Japanese soldiers
of the Michigan Repertory Players and marines were en route to
in the Lydia Mendelssohn theatre, Yangstee valley cities today as the
guests at the affair will have the result of uncertain Comnmunist con-
use of the entire building. The ditions.
dance will be held in the ballroom Carrying 400 marines, four Jap-
and tables for bridge will be found anese destroyers arrived here from
in the Grand Rapids room, which Sasbo, Japan. The vessels were
is the lounge nearest the ballroom. to proceed to Kiukiang, Kangsi
There will be a stag line for the province, which recently was re-
dance. ported threatened by 10,000 Reds.
Kenneth Lunquist and his Am- j
bassador orchestra will furnish the!PRESIDENT RUTHVE
music for the occasion. Refresh- UNMOVED BY TE
ments in the form of punch will
be served during the dance. Snakes - rattlers or boas-for)
Twenty undergraduate women President Alexander Grant Ruth-'

ute, the party chieftan also filled
the vacancy in the national com-
Sittee secretaryship, naming
GereD. Kein, a retired banker of
01THOI POLIICS, Edgewater Park, N. J., to succeed
Rep. Franklin Fort of the same
state, who resigned several months
Mrs. Josephine F. Goman Talks ago.
of Unfortunate Appointments Two men national committeemen
of Ufortnat Appintmntsalso were chosen. They were Er-
of City Officials. nest Les Jahncke, assistantsecre-
tary of the Navy, to succeed the
MURPHY MAY BE MAYOR late Emile Kuntz as committeeman
from Louisiana, and Ezra R. Shipla,
"When a city department head in Coeur d'Alene, to fill the place as
his official capacity is the defend- committeeman from Idaho from
ant and in his private capacity the which Sen. Thomas resigned.
plaintiff contending the constitu- The reorganization of the party
tionality of a building code which machinery was effected at a brief,
he in his official capacity has sol- harmonious meeting of the execu-
emnly sworn to enforce, we have an tive committee of the national or-
example of an unfortunate ap- ganization. Twenty-two were pres-
pointment of a city official in De- ent or represented by proxy.
troit," declared Mrs. Josephine F. Huston Attacks Enemies.
Goman, editor of the Twentieth Huston made his attack in the
Century Club magazine, Detroit, in form of a statement to the press
an address to the Liberal Discus- after he had committed his prom-
sion group last night, speaking on ised resignation to the committee
the real issues in Detroit politics, without comment. He charged he
It is a story of bootlegging bar- had been persecuted almost from
ons, kidnaping rings, organized the time he took over the chair-
gangsters, slot machines, policy manship, adding that while he was
games and murder, bribery, protec- conscious of integrity, he prefer-
tion and what have you that seem red to put the interests of the par-
to be the real issues in Detroit pol- redatovp erststear-
itics.t above personal consideration
i"Gambling in the corporate lim- and resigned.
its of Detroit had been a penny and The Tenneesean said his with-
nickel proposition till last spring," drawal would give the party an
said Mrs. Goman, "and the city was opportunity to select a leader free
nsai Mrgsn Gomany "anter ciLas from the factional opposition, and
not organized by gangsters. Lastwilprtmewthuebars
spring the gamblers moved into the ig oers me, without embarras-
city and slot machine and policy ing others, to pursue a course that
game operators attempted to or- willicansure in the minds of the Re-
ganize the speakeasies. Hungarian, thic of the country my right
Italian and other popular restaur- f tec nsd
ants where customers could drink fdence.
the particular brand of drink of
that nationality were invaded by HEALTH INSTITUTE
these operators of slot machines. WILL OPEN TODAY
The owners of these businesses had
their places raided often after they Edna L. Foley, H. F. Vaughan
had refused the slot machines to to Speak During Morning.
be installed in their restaurants.
The city was being organized by L.st of the Special Health in-
the gangsters." stitutes starting today and continu-
"Pressure of state police from the ing tomorrow will be held at the
outside and loosening of city police East amphitheatre in the West
vigilance provided the causes for Medical building. These week-end
the moving in of the gamblers into institutes are especially designed
Detroit," Mrs. Goman said. for public health workers unable to
Discussing the election of mayor, attend the regular Summer Ses-
Mrs. Goman said that "Judge Frank sion and have been addressed by
Murphy was the outstanding can- nationally famous health authori-
didate for the position and one ties during the season.
against whom no reasonable obj ec- Miss Edna L. Foley, superintend-
tion for the position could be ent visiting nurse association, Chi
bzrought." Mrs. Goman declaredcago, will address the institute at
her belief of Judge Murphy's elec- 9 o'clock today on the modern
tion to the office. .....-.A o n ihli min y'a'nr

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will act as nostesses to their guests
and will be under the leadership ofI
Margaret Morin, '31, social chair- }
man of the summer League, who,
has had charge of the arrange-
ments for this party, and her com-
mittee including: Isabelle Rayen,;
'31, summer president of the organ-
ization, Jessie Winchell, '31, and'
Virginia McMullen, '32.-
BASEBALL SCORES
American League
Philadelphia 4, Washington 1
New York 5, Boston 1
Only games scheduled.
National League
Brooklyn 6, Pittsburgh 4
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ven, have no terrors. On a table necessary to remain out of range
in his office, besides, is a tin box of the snake's striking distance
full of lizards, mis-named horned and kill it, Dr. Ruthven explained.
toads. Ratlers don't always, he said, give
On his trip to Utah this summer, warning of their presence. He
from which he returned Wednes- found two this summer which fail-j
day night, President Ruthven for ed to'give the fabled tail-wag of'
the first time in his life took with greeting and warning. Both, never-
him a remedy for snake-bite, but theless, have joined the family of
that was becaus his 11-year-old reptiles in the president's collection.
son, Bryant Walker, went to Utah "Experiences" of explorers and.
to help him catch rattle snakes. members of expeditions usually are
"In 25 years of snake-hunting the result, President Ruthven said,
in North America and in the trop- of insufficient preparation and ig-
ics, I have never," Dr. Ruthven as- norance of the conditions to be en-
serted, "encountered a dangerous countered. The experienced field
experience." worker, he said, rarely encounters
He told reporters of one case in trouble, either in snake-hunting
Mexico when, while riding a horse, which he says is "only plain labor

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Dr. H. F. Vaughan, commissioner of
health, Detroit, will discuss at 11
o'clock the technical problems of
public health administration.
Dr. D. M. Griswold, deputy com-
missioner, State Department of
Health, Lansing, will discuss the
control of smallpox, Malta fever,
tularemia, and psittacosis at 2
o'clock. Methods and Materials in
Health Education will be the sub-
ject of Miss Ida M. Haskins, Direc-
tor of Health Education, Mansfield

Is riding the same old hobby,
predicting that today will be warm-

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