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The Weather
Generally fair Sunday and
probably Monday; cooler in ex-
treme south portion Sunday.


Official Publication Of The Summer Session

The University F
Begins To Suffer; C



VOL. XIV No. 7

.. .._

Judge Sample
Grants Retrial
Of Reed Case
Local Judge Sets Aside
Former Action Of Court
In Granting Retrial
May Not Be First
Degree Murderer
Says Sentence. Was To Be
Lenient In Return For
Plea Of Guilty
George D. Reed, Detroit fireman
who confessed to the slaying of his
wife, whose body was found May 4 on
the lonely Dixboro Road near here,
and who is now serving a life sen-
tence in solitary confinement at Mar-
quette prison for the crime, will be
given an opportunity to enter an-
other plea before the court as a re-
sult of the decision handed down yes-
terday by Circuit Judge George W.
In his decision which sets aside the
former action of the court and grants
the motion for a new trial, Judge
Sample stated that "the entire matter
was in good faith by all the officers
connected with the investigation and
hearing, and that as happens in such
cases sometimes . . the bounds of
prudence may have been overstepped
in such a manner that it might have
unconsciously led the defendant to
believe that he would be treated
otherwise than he was treated."
In the motion for a retrial, Thomas
Chawke, Detroit attorney for Reed,
produced affidavits which stated that
Reed's guilty plea had been influ-
enced by offers of leniency held out
by officers and that evidence at the
time of the original trial showed
Reed to have been innocent of "pre-1
meditated murder."
Committee To
Pla Women's
Members of the executive board
of the League will meet at 4 p. m.
tomorrow with representatives from
each league house and dormitory for
the purpose of planning summer ac-
tivities for women, it was announced
yesterday by Jean Seeley, social.
chairman of the board.
At this time plans for the Session
which have only been roughly
sketched so far will be discussed and
elaborated upon. Weekly swims, Sun-
day night suppers, dancing classes,
bridge, teas, and other activities will
be talked over, Miss Seeley said. It is
also planned to have a style show
some time during the Session, but no
date for this has been set as yet.
Other members of the League
board who will be present at the
meeting are: Wilma Clizbe, Billie
Griffiths, Margaret Hiscock, Kath-
erine McGregor, Eleanor Demaree,
and Ann Mitchell.
Large Ransom
Requested For
Factor's Return

CHICAGO, July 1.-(P)-Reports
that kidnapers who ambushed John
(Jake the Barber) Factor, million-
aire promoter, early today, asked
$100,000 to $150,000 for his safe re-
turn were prevalent as friends di-
rected the search for him from head-
quarters in a Loop hotel.
Closeted in the hotel rooms, the
same suite. from which negotiations
were carried on for the release of
Factor's son Jerome from kidnapers,
were G. Gale Gilbert, Jake's personal
attorney and friend; Leon Bleet,
"personal representative" of Factor;
Jerome Factor, the son, and Lieut.
Leo Carr, formerly of the Secret Six,
who unofficially aided Factor in the
return of his boy.
Chief Postoffice Inspector Walter
Johnson instructed his deputies to be
on the watch for a ransom note sent
to Factor or any close relative.
Melvin Purvis, head of the United
States Bureau of Investigation, said
ht- wax- wthingy developmnmits onthe

At Textile Code Hearing

-Associated Press Photo
Frances Perkins, secretary of labor, Hugh S. Johnson (center),
industrial administrator, and Senator James Byrnes of South Caro-
lina are shown talking together during the hearings on the industrial
code for the cotton textile industry before the national recovery ad-

ministration in Washington. Miss
a member of the cabinet advisory

Perkins attended the hearings as

Students Have
All A Records

Fifty-Six Are In
Of Literature;
In Architecture


The following students of the Col-
lege of Literature, Science, and the
Arts carried full work during the
past semester and received the grade
of "A" in all subjects:
Henry Norman Baldwin, Harry
Baltuck, Grace Irene Bartling, Ross
Allen Beaumont, Joyce Elizabeth
Black, Clifford Wallace Collins,
Ralph Ruehle Cooper, Ruth Edna
Dietrich, Anna Katherine Ehren-
feld, Donald Barnett Elder, Harry
Robinson Furst, Marian Louise Gid-
dings, Dorothy Sophie Gies, Kenneth
Arnold Gorton, Josephine Sedgwick
Hadley, Jeanne Elizabeth Hagaman,
June Madeline Hendler, Miriam Jane
Ethel McKean Howard, Robert
James Janda, Margaret Jean Keal,
Samuel John Laubach, Elizabeth
Brood Lawry, Samuel David Lipsky,
Alan V. Lowenstein, Kenneth Klin-
gle Luce, Mary Elizabeth Lunny,
Charles Fletcher McCandlss, Curtis
Lesteer Mendelson, Jack A. Mintz,
George Richard Monks, Saul Leon-
ard Nadler, Vera Vaun Newbrough,
Eleanor M. Putney, Faith Lillian
Ralph, Robert Wentworth Rogers,
Jacob Louis Rycus.
Murray Edward Satz, Reimer
Schlacht, Erna F. Schmidt, Marion
Roberta Schmidt, Wilf rid Stalker
Sellars, Sara Sherwood, Thelma
Kathlen Solosth, Adam Henry Spees,
Louis Wells Staudt, Sam Stearns,
William Arnold Steger, Josephine
Helen Stern, David Wylie Stewart,
Lewis Francis Stieg.
Margaret Helen Timm, Mary
Elizabeth Tyler, William James War-
ner, Collin Margaret Wilsey, and
Chris John Dimiter Zarafonetis.
In the College of Architecture,
Glenn Gunnette Mastin was the only
student carrying full work who re-
ceived an all-"A" report.
Students carrying part time work
in the College of Literature, Science,
and the Arts who received the "A"
rating were:
Helen B. Allen, Rheba Benaway
Broun, Robert Earl Card, Harriette
Louise Clark, Margaret Mary Cobb,
Winifred Alice Kammerer, Geraldine
Kathryn Kohler, - Harry Kraus, Ru-
dolph Lodeesen Grevinck, Mildred
Shankland McDonald, George Ed-
ward Marin, LaLander S. Norman,
Bayard Gordon Odiorne, Martha
Schmidt, Esther Sherman, Geneva
Smithe, Edith Lynne Spaulding,
Helen Irene Travis, Henry George
Voelker, Esther Wave Warren, and
Rebecca Downey White.
In the College of Architecture,
Emily S. Stanton and Barbara Titus
carried part time work and received
the all-"A" rating. Rexford Curtis
Keller did the same in the School
of Music.
AMSTERDAM, Holland, July 1.-
(AP)-One man, Sergt. Quintavalle,
died of suffocation on the arrival
here today of the Italian air fleet
from Orbetello, Italy, en route to
Chicago, as one of the 25 seaplanes

Church Flays Farley
For Repeal Campaign
The United Presbyterian Church
today denounced Postmaster Gen-
eral James A. Farley for "coercing
party workers to work for repeal."
The Committee on Reform, re-
porting to the General Assembly,
asserting that "such methods
clash with the fundamental prin-
ciples of our Republic."
Students Enjoy
Second Trip Of
S r"
Summer Tours
Fifty students, 36 in especially
chartered buses and 14 in private
cars, took part yesterday in a trip'
to Detroit, the second tour on. the
Summer Session Excursions program,1
it was learned last night from Prof.1
Wesley H. Maurer, director of the
The entourage, which left Ann Ar-
bor at 8 a. in., returned to the city
shortly after 6 p. m.
A change in the announcement for
the third tour was made yesterday
when it was learned that students in-
tending to take part in the trip, an
excursion to the Ford plant at River
Rouge next Wednesday, July 5, must
make reservations not later than 5
p. m. Monday at the Summer Ses-
sion office, Room 9, University Hall.
The exception to the rule that reser-
vations may be made the day before
all excursions was made because the
office will be closed Tuesday, July 4.
Former Faculty Member
Resigns Eastern Post
Dr. Elmer E. Brown, graduate of
the University and former member
of the faculty, resigned today as
head of New York University. After
serving as chancellor of the Eastern
school for a period of 22 years, Dr.
Brown retires with the title of chan-
cellor-emeritus. He is succeeded by
Dr: Harry Woodburn Chase, who was
Cambridge student. Clayton Lee Bur-
of Illinois.
Dr. Brown received his bachelor's
degree from the University in 1889
and became principal of the Jack-
son, Mich., high school a year later.
Before the year was completed he
returned to the University as an act-
ing assistant professor.

Churehes To
Offer Series
Of Programs
Students Urged To Attend
Services Presented By
Local Ministers
Toledo Pastor Will
Address Unitarians
Fisher, Heaps, Lewis To
Speak To Respective
In a definite attempt to serve the
students of the Summer Session just
as those of the regular academic
year are served, Ann Arbor churches
announce full programs for today,
as well as a series of special "sings"
in the parks and on the canpus.
Dr. Frederick 13. Fisher, of the
Methodist Church will speak at 10:45
this morning on "The Deep Drives
of One's Nature," a continuation of
the theme which. he introduced last
Congregational and Presbyterian
congregations will meet together for
a combined service at the same time
at the Presbyterian Church, with
Rev. Allison Heaps in charge.
At the Unitarian pulpit, Rev. Wal-
ton E. Cole, of Toledo, will deliver
an address on "America's Debt to
Thomas Paine." This is the second
of a series of five sermons to be pre-
sented by Rev. Cole during the Sum-
mer Session. He is minister of the
Unitarian'Church of Toledo. The
remaining subjects to be discussed
by Rev. Cole during his stay in Ann
Arbor are: "Can Religion Meet the
Needs of Modern Life?", "Maintain-
ing Our Courage" and "What Hap-
pens to a College Student's Relig-
For Catholic students, the Rev.
Father Allen J. Babcock, at St.
Mary's Chapel on William St.,.is the
campus priest. The Rev. Bernard
Heller is the Jewish Rabbi minister-
ing to students of the Synagogue.
The president of the Campus Council
of Religion is Dr. Howard Chapman,
the Baptist pastor.
At the Protestant Episcopal church
on North Division St., Rev. Henry
Baptist Church. ... East Huron St.
Beth Israel Center..N. Division St.
Bethlehem Church. S. Fourth Ave.
Catholic Chapel.... E. William St.
Church of Christ. Hill and Tappan
Congregat'l ... State and William
Methodist Epis... State and Wash.
Presbyterian.. Huron and Division
St. Andrew's...... N. Division St.
Lewis will deliver a sermon at 11
a. m. on "The Place of the Imper-
fect Patient in Religion." This is the
second of a series of "sermonettes"
which will be offered by Rev. Lewis
during the summer under the gen-
eral head of "Things We Tend to
Overlook in Religion." The first of
the series, given last week, was "The
Place of the Comic in Religion." In
addition to the 11 o'clock services,
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BUCHAREST, Rumania, July 1.-
t )-Princess Ileana, who gave birth
to a boy last August, is expecting a
second child. She and her husband,
Archduke Anton, of Hapsburg, may

abandon their plan to accompany her
mother, Dowager Queen Marie, to
Spitzenberg July 15._.

"Drug Addiction, A World Problem"
will be the subject of Prof. Chas.
W. Edmunds, head of the depart-
ment of materia medica, in the first
talk of the week on the Summer Ses-
sion special lecture series at 5 p. m.
Prof. Edmunds will discuss the
dangers to the individual and to so-1
ciety involved in the use of narcotics,
and the difficulties of controling the
drug habit throughout the world.
There will be no lecture on the
series Tuesday because of the holi-
day. Prof. Ernest S. Bates of New
York City will speak on "Is There
An American Culture?" Wednesday,
and the Thursday lecture will be on
"The Appreciation of Urban Scenery"
by Prof. Harlow O. Whittemore. No
lecture has been scheduled for Fri-
Aviator Badly
Hurt In Race
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind., July 1.-(P)
-Russell Boardman, famous Boston
,aviator, was injured probably fatally
here today when his airplane nosed
over as he took off to continue a race
from New York to Los Angeles.
Preliminary examination at a hos-
pital disclosed that Boardman had
suffered a fractured skull, a punc-
tured lung and a broken shoulder.
He was unconscious.
The accident was at 9:30 a. m.
Eastern Standard Time. Boardman
had arrived at 8:13. His plane had
lifted only'25 feet into the air when
it was caught by a cross-wind and
Boardman in July, 1931, with
John Polando, flew from New York
to Istanbul, Turkey, for a world non-
stop distance record. The distance
covered by the fliers was estimated
to be 5,039.5 miles and they made
the flight in 49 hours and 20 min-
utes at an average speed of 102 miles
an hour.
Boardman is 35 years old and has
been flying for 12 years.

20 Per Cent Drop In
Registration Announced
Enrollment at the University of
Michigan Summer Session has de-
creased approximately 20 per cent
from last year, the present enroll-
ment being 2,854, according to an
announcement made public yes-
terday by Edward H. Kraus, dean
of the Summer Session.
It is expected, however, that the
total will reach the 3,000 mark
sometime next week as there will
be some late arrivals and as a four
week course in education will have
been started, it was stated.
The enrollment figure includes
thee Biological Station, located at
Cheboygan, Mich., in which 90 are
registered at the present time.
London Parley
May Be Ruined
By U. S. Stand
Roosevelt's Rejection Is
Surprise To Other Na-
tional Leadersj


Wil Speak Mo Ann ArborPol*ce
Chief Dies Aftei
fCerebral Seiza,

LONDON, July 1.-(P)-President
Roosevelt has rejected the joint cur-
rency proposal for solving the sta-
bilization problem in the world eco-
nomic conference in its present form.
American headquarters made this
brief announcement tonight, saying
that .elaboration of American policy
regarding stabilization would be
made Monday morning.
The President's action may wreck
the conference.
The reply from President Roose-
velt on the proposal to end the cur-
rency deadlock was received late to-
day, it was said at the American em-
Headquarters of the American
delegation had been expecting a fa-
vorable reply all day and the an-
nouncement caught the entire con-
ference by surprise.
The proposal submitted to Presi-
dent Roosevelt had been designed to
allay the fears of the European gold
bloc by giving some assurance
against wild fluctuations in the dol-
lar price. It is believed that gold
bloc delegations now will withdraw
from the parley.
Georges Bonnet,. French foreign
minister, and other spokesmen for
the group, left for their homes over
the week-end after waiting vainly
before their departure for the Ameri-
can President's reply to the proposal
which was transmitted by Raymond
Moley, assistant secretary of state.
- VP) -- President Roosevelt started
back from his vacation cruise today
aboard the trim fighting ship, the
cruiser Indianapolis, with thoughts
again turning to work and more par-
ticularly to the London Economic
Conference. Before boarding . the
new 10,000 ton cruiser of the Ameri-
can fleet late this afternoon, the
President made it definitely known'
that he has sanctioned no formal
agreement at London on stabiliza-
tion of currency.

Thomas M. O'Brien Dea4
Following Hemorrhag
At Home Yesterday
Headed Force For
Nearly 20 Year
Sudden Death Comes A
Shock To Communit
Officials, Friends
Ann Arbor's chief of polic
Thomas M. O'Brien, who served th
city in that capacity for nearlytw
decades, died at 6:30 p. m. yesterda
at St. Joseph's Mercy Hospital, whe
he was taken after collapsing a fe
minutes before on the front porch c
his home at 808 Lawrence St.
Dr. I. D. Loree, a member of th
hospital staff, stated that M
O'Brien's attack was caused by
cerebral hemorrhage. After spendin
the day at his office, Mr. O'Brie:
had returned home and collapsed a
he was sitting on the front porch o
his home before dinner. He was con
sidered to be in excellent physics
condition, and his death was a shod
to his family and the many public of
ficials who had known him durin
the 30 years he had served on th
local police force.
Mr. O'Brien, who was 58 years olc
had been an Ann Arbor resident fo
many years, having completed hi
education in Ann Arbor publ
schools after moving here with hi
mother and a brother.
Mr. O'Brien's first position as
public servant in Ann Arbor was witl
the fire department, where he serve
for a two-year period. Following thi
he joined the police force and re
ceived honorable mention upon nu
merous occasions for the excellenc
of his work and his unimpeachabl
His advancement in the police de
partment was rapid and after becom
ing a sergeant in 1910 he was soo
made acting chief. Six years late
with the establishment of the loc
Board of Police Commissioners, h
accepted the title of chief of polic
which position he held until hi
Mr. O'Brien has long had the rep,
utation of being one of the outstand
ing police officials in the state, con
ducting his force with efficiency an
merit. He had a reputation for a
ways being "square and above-board
and possessed the full confidence a
co-operation of the men who worke
under him.
In a city where a large studer
population presented additiont
problems, he always maintained o4
der and peace with a minimur
amount of difficulty, enjoying e
treme popularity with the studen
with whom he came in contact.
Mayor Robert A. Cambell we
grievously shocked last night whe
he learned of the tragedy. "M
O'Brien was one of the best pol
chiefs in the entire nation," r
stated. "His interests were not on
in the police force but in the city
large. He will be greatly missed."
Mr. O'Brien is survived by his wi
Agnes H. O'Brien, and three son
John, Robert, and Russell, all re
dents of Ann Arbor. The body w
taken to Staffan Funeral ion
where funeral plans are being a

Varsity Track Team Expected
To Have Good Season 1934
Michigan, the winner of the Big foot discus 'thrower; Floyd Adams,
Ten outdoor track title three times Lakewood, Ohio, and Edward Stone,
in the last four years and six times Chicago, who can throw the javelin
during the last decade, definitely will 175 feet, respectively. Then there are
in Dick Ellerby, Birmingham,Cquarter
have another good track team mlr aeKufaM.Cees
1934. Next year's outfit will boast an en JarrKau man, Ind hemen
quite a number of men who will be quarteremilers; Fred Gooding, Lima,
able to take points-not necessarily Ohio, a miler; Moreau Hunt, Alpena,
to finish first in many events-but hurdler and broad jumper; James
to get seconds, thirds and fourths Reandall, Detroit, who can run two
as did this years team in piling up hiles in 10 minutes or less; Nelson
the startling total of 601/2 points in Droullard, St. Clair, 12 foot vaulter;
the last Conference workout. Melvin Silverman, Rutherford, N. J.,
Coach Chuck Hoyt will miss half John Vergiver, Algonac, and Martin
a dozen boys who were graduated Alexander and Arthur Schauer, both
last week, but he will have strength of Detroit, who can toss the discuss

(By The Associated Press)
Roaring in from a hazy eastern
sky at full throttle, Col. Roscoe Tur-
ner, veteran transcontinental speed
pilot and holder of the East-West
record, Saturday won the Transcon-
tinental Air Derby from New York.
Turner shot his golden bullet-.
shaped racer across the finish line
at 3:29 p. m., Eastern Standard
Time, traveling the 2,500 miles from
New York in 11 hours, 40 minutes.
Besides taking first place and the
prize of $4,500, Turner broke his own
record for the distance by 58 min-
Five men and Amelia Earhart
started the race from New York, a
feature of the National Air Races
which opened in Los Angeles today.
This afternoon one contestant was
in a hospital with critical injuries
after a crash and two others were
definitely out of the race.
Amelia Passes St. Louis
Miss Earhart left New York at
2:48 a. m. She stopped for fuel at
St. Louis at 9:45 a. m. and took off
again 20 minutes later.
James Wedell left New York at
3:47 a. m., refueling at St. Louis at
8:54 a. in. and continued.
Russell Thaw left New York at
4:53 a. m., injured a plane wing at
Indianapolis and dropped out of race.
Lee Gehlbach left New York at
4:42 a. m., was forced down in a field
outside Indianapolis, ran through a
fence and had to withdraw from the
race. He was uninjured

Very apparently, Mr. Roosevelt is
closely watching the troubled eco-
nomic parley. Just as apparently he
is not ready to enter any compact
on currency stabilization just now-
the demand of the gold bloc headed
by France.


Advisers of the President are con-
vinced he is ready to act in the next
few days. He communicated last
night with the London meeting.
There was no statement, however,
by him on the event. But it is his
opinion that temporary stabilization
to prevent widespread fluctuating
must be accomplished by the central
banks and not by the government
and that permanent stabilization is
not in sight until the gold standard
countries have shown that they can
remain on that standard.
A R_ EalinP Cammit

By the Associated Press
W L 1
Washington..............45 25
New York...............,44 26
Philadelphia.............35 33
Chicago ..... .......34 36
Cleveland .......35 37
Detroit............ ... 33 38
Boston ...,... ..,.....29 41
St. Louis.27 46
Washington 11, Detroit 3.
New York 4, Cleveland 2.
St. Louis 15, Philadeiphia 14.
Boston 7, Chicago 2.
Washington at Detroit.
Philadelphia at St. Louis (2).
Boston at Chicago (2).
New York at Cleveland (2).
New York..... ......... 41 25

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