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June 24, 1935 - Image 2

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More Than 110 Attend Sixth Annual Session O Alumni Un


increase Over rio Who Escaped F
Last Year Of 20
Per Cent oted
Present Eleven Courses On
Ge e alTgpcOf 'The
World Today'
CContue Next Year
Graduates Enthused Over f
Program; Interest Said f
To le Increased L "
By THOMAS E. GROEHN By racing up the stecs of an er
More than 110 people attended the a 25-foot wall, these three convicts
sixth annual Alumni University, an tentiary at Joliet and fled toward C
icease of 20 per cent over last 25; Vernon Guthrie, 32, and Jack E
years attendance, Wilfred B. Shaw, years for grand larceny in Chicago
director of Alumni Relations an-_
nounced yesterday.
Descriing the session, which was*
held betweenJune 17 and 22,as th: ritic indsThis
best since its introduction in 1929, Mr.
Shaw said that the Alumni TJniversi- To Be Plea
tyhas been accorded a steady in-oPl a
crease of interest and that it will un- -_
doubtedly be continued next year. By JOHN SELY
Alumni of this and other universi- 'Y THN STL AE
tiescam frm a fardisantpoits ~CAT LRINE: THE PORTRAIT of AN EM-
ti's came from as far distant points PRESS,' by Gina Kaus; (Viking).
at.British Columbia and California
to attend the session, according to Catherine the Great has been gos-
Mr. Shaw, and all were uniformly en- siped over for so many years that
thusiastic about the type of work the even the least blase of us might be
University was doing. excused for shying at still another
74 Per Cent Alumni biography. But Gina Kaus' "Cath-
erine: the Portrait of an Empress,"
The alumni director said that 74 cannot be passed by.
er cent of those attending the in~ Frau Kaus has been editor of a
si tute were graduates of this Uni- mothers' magazine so popular that
versity, 19 per cent were graduates of finally she was forced to establish
other universities, while 20 per cent regular consulting hours for the many
gave no information as to their col- onti hrs or.the may
le o unversty.who wanted her advice. She has
lege or university, written successful plays, one of which,
The odstitutee asluMi attend- "Toni," she did in three days and
g f the ntiutlas Miss880 EllaC.tts-three nights, for a Reinhardt pro-
Williams of the class of 1880, of Pitts- duction. And she has written novels,
burgh. "Luxury Liner" among them.
Eleven courses, of three to five le- " a
tures each, developed the general Troubled By Nazis
subject of the Alumni University But although she is an Austrian,
""The World Today." she had trouble with the Nazis, and
Subjects Listed temporarily retired from her pro-
fession to read. She always had, it
The subjects offered and the lec- seems, been sympathetic toward
turers were as follows: "The Far Catherine. She read about Cather-
East," Prof. Jesse S. Reeves of the ine, and now she has written about
061itical science department and Wil- her very well, if a trifle copiously for
* iam W. Cook, professor of American a popular biography.
Institutions; "The New Deal," Prof. The book is a very pleasant com-
Max Handman of the economic de- promise between the denatured ef-
partment; "Europe in Ferment," Prof. forts of the old school, in which the
Preston W. Slosson of the history de- subject was made horribly pure, and
pa rtment; "The Philosophy of Mod- those awful messes in which one per-
eri Art," Prof. DeWitt H. Parker of
the philosophy department; "Science
in the Modern World," Prof. Roy W. Educators Plan
Sillars of the philosophy department;
:"eent Developments in Psychol-
oy," Prof. Walter B. Pillsury of theH eavy ro 'ram
psychology department; "The Mod-a
rn City," Prof. Harlow O. Whitte- OfC o f r
nipre of the architecture college; Conferences
"current Problems in Hispanic Am-
erica," Prof. Arthur S. Aiton of the
hlStory department; "Law Enforce- Afternoon Sessions Will
mernt Today,"- Prof. John B. Waite Deal With Present-Day
of the Law School; "American Arch-3
aeohogy," director of the Museum of Educational Problems
Anthropology; and "Aspects of Mod-
ern Literature," Prof. Paul Mueschke (Continued From Page 1)
of the English department.
Courses in golf and tennis were also can Education in the Future on July
offered by Coach Raymond A. Court- 10 and 11. The two-day sessions will
right. stress the importance of "give and
take" discussions, for it is the belief
of Dean Edmonson that the import-
Michigan Student ance of the general topic makes in-
formal discussion imperative. Two
Held ForStealing novel approaches to the subject by
men whose fields are usually not
linked with educational problems will
Peter E. Elstob, a University of be furnished by Prof. James K. Pol-
Michigan freshman, is being held to- lock of the political science depart-
day by local ofrcers after his arrest in ment, who will discuss "A Govern-
Revena, N. Y., by New York state mental Approach to School Adminis-
police on a charge of stealing an auto- tration," and Prof. Preston W. Slos-
moliale from a local garage. son of the history department, who
Police announced they will also will answer the question "From the
press charges on Elstob for having Viewpoint of Recent Development in

passed $60 in worthless checks here. Europe, What Is Likely to be the Fu-
Elstob, whose home is in Summit, ture of American Education?"
N. J., had rented the automobile last Leonard Andrews, of the University
week upon identifying himself as High School instructional staff, and
Frederick W. Schafer, of Decatur, Ind. Leon A. Wiler will be in charge of the
When -the car was not returned, Education Reading Room in the Uni-
Schafer was arrested in Indiana, and versity High School Library.
he voluntarily came to Ann Arbor The men students will not neglect
to clear himself. recreational pursuits, however. Ran-
A radio call subsequently resulted dolph Webster, supervisor of intra-
in Elstob's arrest in New York. He mural sports, will direct the Men's
was returned here by Sgt. Norman Education Club in a series of soft-
Cook and Patrolman Edward Iler of ball baseball games, and the club will
the Ann Arbor police department. hold its annual picnic on the af-
ternoon of July 11, at the time of the
LAWYERS FEAR SALARY' American Education in the Future
ANKARA, June 23.- (A') - Lawyerss
are the latest class to be threatened
with a fixed wage scale by President
Kamal Ataturk's progressive Turkish FINAL APPEARANCE IN THE
government. A bill setting an exact MIDWEST THIS SEASON.
scale of fees for all kinds of legal work
is ready for submission to the national DANCE to the
assembly. King of Jazz
---Himself, the
MAJ ESTICIncomparable
And His ORCH EST RA and
Famous Radio Stars
Complete Company of 32 People.
x v, I C T I I LE


'om Illinois Prison
Associated Press Photo.
pty guard tower and dropping over
escaped from the old Illinois pew-
cagos Left to right: George White,
IHis, 25, all serving from one to ten
ant Compromise

Borah Supports
Roosevelt's Tax
Revision Plans
WASHINGTON, June 23 - (A') -
Senator Borah hailed President
Roosevelt's new tax plan today as a
"share the burden of government"
program and gave his powerful sup-
port to the "timely" tax adjustment
"in the light of our stupendous ex-
The Idaho Republican issued his
formal statement as a part of today's
determinatin of liberal Republicans
and some Democrats to force Presi-
dent Roosevelt into the open on
whether he wants the new levy im-
posed at this session of Congress.
Borah said:
"This program ought to be consid-
ered as a just and timely readjust-
ment of our tax laws in the light of
our stupendous expenditures."
Borah's statement said it was "ab-
surd" to call the proposal either a
"share the wealth" or "soak the rich"
program: He called it "sound eco-
nomnically," and added it would be
"more conducive to recovery" than
"reckless voting of bonds" to pass on

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version after another is credited to the cost to future generations.
Catherine, their number being limit- Bluntly, Borah said, "The plan pro-
ed only by the viciousness of the writ- posed would be a fake as a distribu-
er. Obviously, the truth about Cath- tion of wealth program but is sound
erine does lie midway between the ex- in principle."
tremes, and Fraul Kaus has main- ---
tained a remarkably fine balance.
Childhood Sketchy CLASSIFIED
The story of Catherines pathetic
childhood is somewhat sketchy,
doubtless because there is not too DIRECTORY
much on record. But it takes hold
with Catherine's journey with her
mother into Russia, at the command
of the Empress Elizabeth, swings CLASSIF ED
neatly along through the incredible
maze of Russian intrigue, expresses ADVERTISING
particularly well the crust of court
luxury over the bloody poverty of the Place advertisements with Classified
peasants, treats Catherine's amorous Advertising Department. Phone 2-1214.
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Cluj Rumnia.type.
Speaking in Esperanto before the
Los Angeles Esperanto Club, Prof. SINGLE and double rooms and suites
Szekely asserted he had made what for men. 825 E. University. Near
appeared to be the first translation School of Education. Reasonable.
of mysterious hieroglyphics inscribed Dial 3851. 12
on pieces of wood found on the island.
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the Heliolithic Civilization, the story__
of the Sunmen, or Nomads, and their
struggles with the Stone Men, or
Stone Workers," said Prof. Szekely.M CG
"Theirs was the civilization out of
which came that of ancient Egypt, NOW
Babylon, and all subsequent ones."
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