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The Weather
Partly cloudy Sunday; some-
what warmer extreme north-
east portions after 'Monday.
Generally fair.

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Editorials
Scaling Down the War Debts
as Well as Reparations ; Inves-
tigations Are Convenient.

Ofcial Publication of The Summer Session
VOL. XIII No. 12 ANN ARBOR, MICHIGAN, SUNDAY, JULY 10, 1932

PRICE FIVE CENTS

Ki pke Starts
Plannin g '32
Grid Se ason

Four Times Around World For
Eclipses Is Curtis' New Record

I

Wbrk of Selecting Squad
Altered as 10 Drop Out
Because of Ineligibility
41 Already Picked
For Fall Practice
Michigan Coach Expected
To Point for Northwest-
ern Game on Oct. 8
The elimination of ten likely can-
didates because of low grades in the
classroom has altered, the task of
Head CoaZh Harry Kipke in select-
ing the 1932 University of Michigan
football team. Kipke already has
decided on 41 of the 55 or 60 ath-
letes who will be invited back for
early practice Sept. 15 and will make
15 or more additions to the invita-
tion list in August.
The fact that the Wolverines must
play Michigan State and Northwest-
ern on" the first two Saturdays of the
season makes itsappearthat the
boys ;who wll see actual varsity
service will be chosen early in the
practice season and given intensive
training for the opening of the
campaign. Michigan State will bei
played Oct. 1 and the Wildcats Oct.
8. "There is division among the fans
as to which of these games is more
important, but Kipke and his staff
want a victory over Northwestern
and probably will point for that
game, hoping to. take State in stride.
The Spartans tied Michigan in 1930
and 1931.
Three Lettermen Out
Kipke announced today that ten
promising at -tes cannot be count-
ed on this fall because of scholastic
troubles. Tey are: centers, Jerome
Emling, sophomore, Erie, Pa.; Ed
Smith, s o p h o m o r e, Muskegon
Heights, and Leo Winston, senior,
Washington, D. C.; tackles, Claire
Purdum, junior, Beaver, Pa.; Don
McGuire junior, South Haven; Carl
Cari sophomore, Saline, ad Duval
Goldsmith, senior, Christiansburg,
Va.; guard, John Good, sophomore,
Holland; end, Charles Stone, junior,
Detroit; quarterback, Estil Tessmer,1
senior, Ann Arbor. Purdum, Gold-I
smith and Tessmer are letternen,
and all ten would have been invited
back for early practice had theyI
been eligible.-
Kipke is maintaining an openI
mind regarding the rating of his
players until he has a look at them1
in September, but if Michigan hadI
faced State or Northwestern't tdayI
the critics' first choices for the Wol-j
verine lineup would be: ends, Wil-I
liamson and Petoskey; tackes, Aus-
tin and Wistert; guards, Kowalik1
and Savage; center, Bernard; quar-
terback, Fay; halfbacks, Everhardus
and Newman;. fullback, Regeczi.
First substitutes would be: ends,i
Ward, Cox and Yost; tackles, Cant-
rill, Hildebrand- and Chapman;I
guards, Marcovsky, Borgman, Cant-
rill and Fug; center, Ford; quarter-
backs, Newman and Westover; half-
backs, Heston, De Baker and Val-
maroli; fullbacks, Oliver, Meldman
and Schmidt.
Good Fullback Needed
Kipke will be looking for a full-
back who can back up the line of
defense. Jack Heston may win aI
regular place because- of 'his'- ability
to do this. Petoskey may be shifted
to fullback, in which case Willis1
Ward would be the logical choice
for left end. Cecil Cantrill rates as
both a tackle and guard, and New-
man as a signal caller or balltot-I
ing halfback.]
Letermen on the present invita-
tion list are:
Center-Charles Bernard, Benton
,Harbor.
Guards-John Kowalik, Chicago,
and Cecil Cantrill, Lexington, Ky.
Tackle-Francis Wistert, Chicago.
Ends-Ivan Williamson, Toledo,
O.; Ted Petoskey, St. Charles; Rod-
erick Cox, Birmingham, and Field-
ing H. Yost, Jr.;' Ann Arbor.

Backs-Louis Westover. Bay City;
Harry Newman, Detroit: John Hes-
ton, Ann Arbor; Stanley Fay, De-
troit; Herman Everhardus, Kalama-
zoo, and Charles De Baker, Mus-
kegon.
New Men Invited
Non-lettermen already listed for
invitations are:
Center - G e r a I d Ford, Grand'
Rapids.
Guards-Carl Savage, Flint; Abe
Marcovsky, Pittsburgh, Pa.; Russell
Fuog, Chicago; Oscar Singer, Jack-
son Heights, N. Y.; Ward Oehmann,
Washington, D. C.; Leslie Frisk,
Rock Island, Ill.
Tackles-Tage Jacobson. Detroit:

Four times around the world to
chase a shadow is the unusual rec-
ord of Prof. Heber D. Curtis, head
of the astronomy department.
The shadow is that which the
moon casts on the earth during the
few seconds of a solar eclipse; Ten
times Dr. Curtis has travelled to the
furthest corners of the world to ob-
serve this phenomenon-three times
to Sumatra, and at other times to
Russia, Mexico, and Labrador. He
will leave about the end of July for
his eleventh trip of this kind.
This time it is to Freyburg, Me.,
that he will journey to watch the
"shadow" that occurs about 3:30
o'clock on the afternoon of August
31. The "shadow" will last in total-
ity for slightly less than 99 seconds.
The expedition will travel to
Maine through a grant from the
Faculty'*Research fund ,committee.
Most spectacular of the instru-
ments that Dr. Curtis will take on
the expedition is a huge 40-foot
camera. The entire apparatus is
built stationary and pointed towards
the place in the heavens at which
the eclipse will occur. Two men
work inside the camera, and it is
hoped to secure about six or seven
plates during the eclipse. Baldwin
Curtis, the son of the head of the
expedition, who will be a junior 'at
the University next year, will be in
charge of the work in the camera.
A coronal interferometer, using
what are probably the largest etalon
plates in ;the world, will be operated
by Dr. Curtis, himself, in an attempt
to secure information about the
StudenitClub
Plans Talk by
Mrs. Mooney

Mother of Tom.
To Address

wave-length and composition of
coronium, the principal chemical
component of the solar corona
which may be observed only during
the few moments of total eclipse.
The element, Dr. Curtis said, "is
probably some more familiar ele-
ment masquerading under strange
colors." 1
A two-prism flash spectrograph
and an infra-red flash spectrograph
complete the equipment, which will
be used during the few precious sec-
onds that the eclipse endures. An
attempt will also be made to secure
motion pictures of the phenomena
by the donors of the McMath-Hul-
bert observatory.
An expedition from the Lick ob-
servatory will also be , located at
Freyburg, and groups from a num-
ber of American observatories will
(Continued on Page 4)
Tank Pirogramn
For Men Will
Begin Monday
First Intramural Series of
Swimming Races to Last
Entire Summer
The first organized Intramural
swimming program for men students
has been completed under the direc-
tion of R. T. Webster, supervisor of
Intramural sports, and will be in-
augurated next week. Free style,
back-stroke, breast-stroke, and med-
ley races will be held.
Each event will be composed of
several heats, Webster said, and
probably only one event will be held
each day. The races will be held in
the Intramural building p ol at 3,
o'clock on Mondays, Wednesdays,
and Fridays.
The program will last the entire
summer. Each man is eligible to
enter any number lof events desired.
The scores will be posted on a large
chart after each heat and will be
added up to decide the winner after
competition is completed.
An added attraction for Summer
Session athletes will be the try-outs
each Tuesday and Thursday after-
noons at 3 o'clock for Sigma Delta
Psi, national honorary athletic fra-
ternity. These trials will also last
throughout the summer.
Director of Harris
Hall Resigns Post;
To Leave for East
Duncan Edward Mann, curate of
St. Andrew's Episcopal church and
director of Harris hall, student cen-
ter for Episcopalians, has resigned
his duties with the local parish. Mr.
Mann has made no announcement of
plans for the future, but will leav
for a brief vacation in the East up-
on the termination of his duties here
on July 15. After that he expects to
associate himself with parish work
in the Episcopal church.
Mr. Mann has been connected with
his present work since September
1930. Following his graduation from
the Episcopal Theological Seminary
in Cambridge, Mass .,he came to Ann
Arbor where he was ordained in
1931 by his father, Dr. Alexander
Mann, bishop of the diocese of Pitts-
burgh. In Ann Arbor Mr. Mann has
been a leader among the student
pastors of the various denomina-
tions represented on the camps.
The vestry of St. Andrew's has as yet
made no announcement of a succes-
sor to Mr. Mann.

Mooney
Socialist

Club Meeting
Mrs. Mary Mooney, mother of
Tom Mooney, will speak at 8 o'clock
Tuesday night in the Natural Sci-,
ence auditorium under the auspices
of the Student Socialist club. The
general -public is invited to attend.
Professor L. J. Carr, of the socio-
logy department, who has studied
the Mooney case and given several
speeches on it, will also talk, as will
Richard Moore, of the International
Labor Defense League which has
been trying to free Mooney for some
time./
Money has been in San Quentin
prison since July 22, 1916 for the
San Francisco Preparedness Day
bomb explosion which killed 10 peo-
ple. He was sentenced to death, but
President Wood-ow Wilson's plea
had his sentence commuted to life
Imprisonment.
Mrs. Mooney is on a tour of the
country to "tell the public of her
faith in her son's innocence." She
is 84 years of age. The Mooney case
recently received a great deal of
publicity because of Mayor Jimmie
Walker's trip to California.
Teacher Is Held for
Attack on Youngster
GRAND RAPIDS, July 9.-(AP)
-A clandestine romance between a
twenty-two-year-old school princi-
pal and a thirteen-year-old pupil
was recited in Judge L. D. Verdier's
court here by Jean DeBok, the!
teacher, who was held in jail today
awaiting sentence on a statutory
charge. DeBok is married and the
father of. two children. Numerous
letters written to the young girl
pupil, attesting his admitted love
for her, were produced in court.

Boston Pastor
To Talk Here
This -Morning
Gyser to Open Series of
Three Sermons at Uni-
tarian Church Today
Heaps to Discuss
Need for Vision1
Fisher Will Give Second'
Talk of Group on 'Liv-E
ing in the 20th Century'
The Rev. Willihm H.' Gyser, Uni-
tarian minister to students of great-?
er Boston, will preach the first of his
series of three sermons at the Uni-;
tarian church today. His subjectt
will be ."The Gospel of Mental
Health."' The Liberal Students Un-
ion will meet at 7:30 o'clock and dis-
cuss "A Symposium of Economic1
Planning."
Fisher Gives Second of Series
At the First Congregational
Church, the Rev. Allison Ra Heaps
will discuss the need for vision in a
sermon entitled "Sky Lines-How
Far Can You See? Dr. Frederick B.
Fisher, at the Sirst Methodist Epis-
copal Church, will give the second of
his series oftalks on"Living in the
20th Century" entitled "Hunger for
Educationy" ng
Dr. George L. Losh, of Elmhurst,
will conduct morning worship at the
Bethlehem Evangelical Church. The
11 o'clock German service will be
omitted today. Three events are
scheduled for the First Baptist
Church. Rev. Edward Sayles will
preach "The Victory of Faith" at]
the morning service, Walter Raus-
!chenbusch will address a student
group meeting at noon, and a social
hour and discussion meeting will
take place at 6:30 o'clock. Arthur
Bernhart will be in charge.
Slosson Talks to Group
Rev. Merle H. Anderson will give
the third in the series of Greatest
Story in the World at the First Pres-
byterian church on "Work, Wages
and Want." At 6 o'clock there will3
be a social hour and Fellowship
meeting for young people. Prof.
Preston W. Slosson, of the history
department, will be the speaker at
the 6:30 o'clock Student Guild meet-
ing at Wesley Hall. He will talk on
"The Function of the Educated
Christian." Prof. George E. Carro-a
thers will teach the class at 9:30
o'clock.
Hoover Attends Deans'
Reception-In Disguise
President Alexander G. Ruth-
ven "went national" at the dean's
reception at the League Friday
night.
One of the charming young
ladies who had been delegated to
introduce students to those brav-
ing the receiving line became just
a bit mixed in her terminology,
and unwittingly introduced sev-
eral awed students to President
Ruthven as "President Hoover."
Furthermore, one Mr. Work, a
student, found himself the proud
possessor of another name during
the course of his sojourn down
the line. His name evoluted to
Mr. Labor, and hence to all of
the University's celebrities he took
on this new air of importance.
Libby Honlman
Ordered Held

In Death Quiz
WINSTON SALEM, N. C., July 9.
-(AP)-A coroner's jury investigat-
ing the shooting to death of Smith
Reynolds, tobacco heir, today order-
ed Mrs. Libby Holman Reynolds and
Albert Walker, friend of the dead
youth, held as material witnesses,
pending a resumption of her inquest
Monday afternoon, .
Sheriff Transou' Scott made this
announcement when the inquest
was adjourned after a five-hour
session behind locked doors, at
which several witnesses were heard.
Scott said Mrs. Reynolds, the for-
mer New York torch singer, who
secretly married young Reynolds
three months ago, would be allowed
to remain at the Reynolds estate
under guard, but that Walker would
be held in the County Jail.
Walker, lifelong friend and recent-
ly secretary to young Reynolds, was
taken into custody late last night,

Wolverines Leave
For Final Olympic
Swimming Tryouts
Four members of the Michigan
swimming team, national intercol-
legiate champions the last two sea-
sons, and one member of the 1932
freshman team will leave here today
accompanied by Coach Matt Mann,
to tace part in the final Olympic
try-outs, slated to open in Cincin-
nati Monday.
Those making u the Michigan
contingent are' John Schmieler, in-
tercollegiate champion in the 220-
yard free style swim and 200-yard
breast stroke. Dick Degener, na-
tional A.A.U. highboard champion
and runner-up in the low board
event; Jim Cristy, a leading 440-
yard swimmer; Taylor Drysdale, in-
tercollegiate back stroke title hold-
er; and Ogden Dalrymple, free style
star on the freshman team last sea-
son.
All of the Wolverine stars are con-
sidered likely to make the American
Olympic team.
The final vacation exodus of Uni-
versity administration officials was
over yesterday when P r e s i d e n t
Ruthven and Vice-President Shirley
W. Smith left town. President Ruth-
ven returned to Frankfort, Michi-
gan, after the Deans' Reception Fri-
day night, and will not be. back in
Ann Arbor until Summer Session is
over. Mr. and Mrs. Smith left for
Gloucester, Mass., where they will
spend two weeks with their son, Dr.
C. A. Smith.
Fish, Brookhart
Will Debate On
Russia Monday
Prominent Congressmen1
Will Argue Recognition'
Question Tomorrow
By Frank B. Gilbreth
'Debating one of the most contro-
versial political issues in the United;
States today, Rep. Hamilton Fish,
jr., of New York, and Sen. Smith W.
Brookhart, of Iowa, will meet to-
morrow night in Hill auditorium to
discuss whether the United Statesj
should recognize Russia.
Senator Brookhart will take the;
affirmative side of the question andj
Representative Fish will support the
negative.,,
Senator Fish, a Republican, has
been active in New York political,
life since his graduation from Har-
vard in 1910. A member of Con-;
gross since the convening of the six-;
ty-seventh body, he is particularly;
well 4ualifled to present his views;
on the recognition of Russia ashe ,
was appointed chairman of a special
committee of the House during the
seventy-first Congress, to investigater
communistic activities in the United,
States.
Senator Brookhart has been active
in politics for years. In 1920 he,
entered the Senatorial race but was
defeated by Sen. A. B. Cummings,
after a bitterly fought campaign. He
was appointed to fill the place left
vacant by the resignation of Sen.,
William S. Kenyon, in 1922, how-
ever, since that time he has served
continuously. As he was defeated in
the recent primaries, he will go out
of office on March, 1933. .Senator
Brookhart is known as a progressive
type of Republican.
The debate is the first of three
special lectures arranged for the
Summer Session. Two others, held
at intervals of two weeks, will feat-
ure Capt. Donald B. MacMillan, ace
of Arctic explorers, and Capt. Carl
von Hoffman, noted ethnologist.
For each event, amplifiers will be
in all parts of'the auditorium. They

were used successfully in this man-
ner for the majority of the lectures
on the oratorical series during the
last term.
'At Mrs. Beam's'
To Be Shown By
Repertory Players
Beginning next Wednesday night,
the Repertory Players, under the di-
rection of Valentine B. Windt, Play
Production director, will present "At
Mrs. Beam's," a comedy which at-
taches to itself all the elements of
a murder mystery.
The play, which follows the per-
formance of Phillips' "Paolo and
Francesca" and precedes Balder-
ston's "Berkeley Square," will be
given four nights-through Satur-
day. It is the third offering of the
Players.
A comedy, the scene is laid at Nrs.
Beam's boarding house. There a

BERTRAND H. SNELL
Senate Relief
Bill Approved
By 43-31 Vote
Measure Is 'Expected to
Get President's Veto;
Tomorrow
WASHINGTON, July 9.-(AP)-
With a veto message awaiting it at
the White House, the $2,100,000,000
unemployment relief bill emerged
from Congress today bearing the
controversial provision for loans to
individuals.
Final congressional approval was
given the measure when the Senate,
adopted the conference report by a;
vote of 43 to 31 after little more
than an hour's debate.
Senate Democrats rallied to the,
support of their vice-presidential,
candidate, Speaker Garner, in his
conflict with President Hoover over
whether loans should be made to in-
dividuals, but prepared to give way
for a compromise bill after the vote.
The votes in both House and Sen-
ate indicated insufficient strength
to pass the bill over a veto.
These loans would be made by
the Reconstruction Finance Corp.
from a fund of $1,500,000,000 creat
ed under the bill.
Other provisions would set up a
$300,000,000 fund under the Recon-
struction Corp. for loans to States
for direct relief of the jobless, and
appropriate for a $322,000,000 public
construction program.
The vote was 43 to 31.
There is little likelihood, however;
that President Hoover will have an
opportunity to veto the bill today.
It has yet to be signed by Speaker
Garner and, the.House is in recess
over the week-end. He must sign
it during a session of the House.
Twenty-nine Democrats v o t e d
with 14 Republicans to approve the
conference report in .the Senate.
Twenty-five Republicans, five Demo-
crats and Shipstead, Farmer-Labor-
ite, opposed adoption of the report.
Rep. Snell, of New JYork, the Re-
publican leader, told President Hoo-
ver today he believed a new relief
bill could be passed by Congress
within three days. He said there
would be no need for holding long
hearings on a new bill.
Just before the vote Senator Bor-
ah, of Idaho, indorsed the provision
for loans to individuals.
"I do not understand why there
should be any serious objection-
leaving aside for the moment the'
matter of Administration-to loan-
ing to individuals or private cor-
porations in view of the policy
which has been inaugurated and
the program that has been initiated
already under the Reconstruction
Finance Corp.," Borah said.
Waterman to Talk-
On Iraq Expedition
Monday Afternoon
Prof. Leroy Waterman, of the se-
mitics department, who dring the
first semester of the last school year
id research work in Iraq, will lec-
ture at 5 o'clock Monday afternoon
in Natural Science auditorium on
the topic, "Recent Archaeological
Discoveries in Mesopotamia."
"Population and Food Supply in
Japan" will be discussed at 5 o'clock
Tuesday afternoon by Prof. Robert
B. Hall, of the geography depart-
ment. Professor Hall was in Japan

Says Bill Will Pass

World Parley
On Economics
Will Be Held
MacDonald Is Responsible
For Signing of Pact by
World Powers
U. S. Unwilling
To Revise Debts
Statement Is Issued That
Government Has Not Re-
vised Policy
LAUSANNE, Switzerland, July 9.
-(AP)-The reparations agreement
scaling down Germany's bill from an
original $64,000,000,000 to approxi-
mately $712,500,000 was initiated to-
day by delegates of the leading pow-
ers and almost before the ink was
dry preparations were started for a
world economic conference authoriz-
ed in the treaty.
Convinced that a late stride had
been made toward putting Europe's
economic house in order, Prime Min-
ister Ramsay MacDonald of Great j
Britain, whoseIndomintable deter-
mination was largely responsible for
the agreement, turned his attention
to adjusting the agreement of Lau-
sanne to world problems. That
means bringing in the war debts of
$11,000,000,000 owed to the United
States. J
At the ceremony of signatures, the
Prime Minister made a speech in
which he declared in effect that the
United States would have to recon-
sider those debts.
U. S. Not to Revise Debts '
WASHINGTON, July 9.-(AP)-
Official intimations that the United
States was willing to consider fur-
ther war debt cuts in view of the
new agreement sharply curtailing
German reparations ppyments met
with stern protest today on capitol
hill.
The expressions of resentment
continued despite a state depart-
ment declaration that the Ameri-
can government's policy had under-
gone no change since- President
Hoover's moratorium statement of
June) 20, 1931, which opposed debt
cancellation but said capacity to
pay should be he basis for fixing
the amount/of the debts.
Takes tException to Reports
Taking exceptipn to published re-
ports that the state department had
expressed a willingness to consider
additional debt curtailments, Sen.
McKellar (D., Tenn.), introduced a
resolution asking the President if
this were true and if so, by what
authority any government represen-
tative was active in the matter.
Administration senators also ex-
pressed opposition to any further
reductions of the $11,000,000,000 war
obligations owed this country, and
indicated no such move was contem-
plated by the administration at this
time.
Observatory
Open3 Nights
DuringWeek
A close-up on the stars and dfaoon
will be given students who visit the
Observatory next week, according- to
Dr. Heber Curtis, professor of as-
tronomy and director of the Obser-
vatory.

Visitors will view the uarge tele-
scope, used only for takirg pictures
of the heavenly bodies, and also the
smaller telescope through w h i c h
they will be permitted to look di-
rectly at the celestial bodies. The
larger of the two is used by Univer-
sity astronomers in conducting re-
search work.
"The whole building will be open
for the students," Dr. Curtis said
last night, "and we will do our best
to explain the various instruments
and the work we are doing here."
Another set of instruments which
will be of particular interest to the
students, he said, is the earthquake
instruments employed in determin-
ing the location and extent of the
earth's movements.
Observatory night is scheduled for
next Monday, Tuesday, and Wed-
nesday evenings, Cards must be ob-
tained by those planning to attend
from the Summer Session office.
Students must go on the nights as-
signed, and none will be permitted

Students On Excursion Trip
Arrive, Explore Niagara Fails

By Barton Kane
(Special to The Daily)
NIAGARA FALLS, July 9.-,39 of
us arrived at the Canadian side of
the Falls about 1 o'clock this after-
noon. Everyone descended and took
pictures. Only seven on the excur-
sion did not have cameras with
'them.
We then went to the city that is
located on north side of the Falls
and established a T e m p e r a n c e
House. But 20 minutes later we were
on our way by a special bus to see
Model Falls, which was built for ex-
perimentation.
There was a certain gentleman
there to explain about the wonder-
ful sight we had seen and he spent
most of his time telling us that poli-

the largest at Niagara. We were
shown all thiough the plant by the
same gentleman, our friend of the
model, who told us through ja loud
speaker that the plant was the big-
gest in the world.'
Next we walked to the top of the
American Falls, took some more pic-
tures, and then decended by an ele-
vator under the Falls themselves.
We got quite a soaking from the
spray on the way down.
Then we got aboard the "Maid of
the Mist" the famous little boat
that takes excursion parties about
the rapids. The trip was rather un-
impressive at the upper part of the
gorge.
At night we viewed the scene il-
luminated. It was very beautiful.

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