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The Weather
Generally fair with moderate
temperature today; tomorrow
cloudier and warmer.


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Official Publication Of The Summer Session

The European Firecracker...
Intelligence And Reform...



Last Tour Of
Series Is Set
For Saturday
Final Trip Is Repetition Of
E arlier Excursion, 'A
Day In Detroit'
Forced To Cancel
Prison Excursion
Students Will See Special
Exhibit At Laboratories
Of General Motors

Coach Kipke Sees Good Year
For Wolverine Football Team

The Wolverines will have another
good football team this fall if thel
expectations of Coach Harry Kipke
are carried out.
If the members of last year's fresh-
man squad develop as the Coach ex-
pects them to, in combination with
the remaining members of the reg-
ular squad, Michigan will have a team
that must be a power in the Big Ten.
The team will have 13 letter men
back for practice this fall, ten of them
on the line and other three in the
backfield. The line players who are re-
turning are Ward, Austin, Fuog,
Hildebrand, Borgman, Ford, Jacob-
son, Malashavich, Beard, and Vier-
giver. Last year's backfield players
who will be back on Ferry Field when
practice starts September 15 are Oli-
ver, Regeczi, and Renner.
Promising numeral winners who
may get a chance to play on the
1934 team are James, Bolas, and
Triplehorn in the backfield and John-
son on the line.
Among the outstanding sophomores
who are expected by Coach Kipke to
show up well this year are Patanelli,
winner last spring of the Chicago

Alumni Trophy for the member o:
the freshman football squad showing
the most promise, Sears, Hanshue
and Wright as line men; and Aug,
Sweet, and Jennings some place ir
the backfield.
The following Associated Press dis-
patch from Minneapolis gives the
prospects for the Western Confer-
ence championship race as they are
lined up by Bernie Bierman, head
coach at the University of Minnesota,
MINNEAPOLIS, Aug. 2. - (A') -
Bernie Bierman, Minnesota's football
coach who claims to be getting his
gridiron headaches early this year be-
cause of a tendency of fans to "con-
cede" him the Big Ten title, want to
remind one and all, right now, that
"Michigan is still in the league."
Outlining the probable strength of
Western conference elevens, Bier-
man's only comment on his own Go-
phers consists of a laconic: "Minne-
sota will have nearly the same team
that played through the 1933 sea-
The Gophers, undefeated last fall
though tied four times, had six soph-
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Heavy Wind
Raises Havoc
In Michigan
At Least 3 Persons Killed,
Steamer Shored, Great
Property Loss
Four Counties Feel
Damages Of Storm
Flint Suffers Most From
Storm With At Least One
Death, 10_Injuries

More Freshmen Want
Admission Next Year
Applications for admission to
the University as freshmen have
been received from a slightly larg-
er number of prospective students
this year than last, figures re-
leased by Registrar .Ira M. Smith
show. The total at the close of
last week was 953, contrasted with
935 at the corresponding time a
year ago.
The number of applications
granted is no definite indication of
the number of freshmen who ac-
tually will be enrolled, but it is
significant that last year's total
of applications was far ahead of
the number applying in 1932 and
that the incoming class last year
was 25 per cent larger than that
of the preceding year.
The number of students apply-
ing in the several schools that re-
ceive freshmen are as follows, list-
ing the 1933 figures as a basis for
comparison: Literary, 1934 -723,
1933 --746; Engineering, 1934 -
187, 1933-146; Architecture, 1934
-14, 1933 -- 11; Education, 1934-
6, 1933, 15; Oral Hygiene, 1934-
6, 1933 - 2; Pharmacy, 1934 -3,
1933 - 7; Music, 1934 -11, 1933

Reich" Honors Dead
LeaderWhilDe Hitler
Seizes Presidency

Recalled To Berlin

The last excursion of the Summer
Session series for 1934 will be under-
taken tomorrow, under the direction
of Prof. Carl J. Coe, director of ex-
cursions, when students making the
tour will visit points of interest in
The day in Detroit is a repetition
of an earlier tour, the second of the
summer series, and is designed not
only for students from out-state, but
for students from the state who are
not intimately acquainted with De-
The tour replaces the projected
visit to the State Penitentiary at
Jackson, which was to have been the
eleventh excursion. Plans were nec-
essarily changed because of a ruling
by the Prison Commission forbidding
parties of visitrs, and the Detroit
tour was substituted for it.
Leave Angell Hall
Leaving Angell Hall by bus at 8
a.m., the party will make its first stop
at the Detroit News building, -where
they will inspect the facilities of the
huge newspaper plant. The tour will
be conducted at this point by a mem-
ber of the Detroit News staff.
From the News building the party
will set out on a ride through down-
town Detroit and out to Belle Isle, an
Island in the Detroit River on which
has been built a large municipal park
and playground. Returning, the bus-
es will leave the excursionists at the
K''is is one of the mdern Detroit
office buildings, and has been very
extravagantly decorated with marble
and similar stones and murals of gold
leaf. After a tour of inspection, dur-
ing which the party will also visit
Radio Station WJR on the twenty-
eighth story, the party will have
luncheon inhthe air-cooled cafeteria
which is a unit of the building.
To See Special Feature
From this point the group will go
through a tunnel leading under
Grand Boulevard and Second Avenue
to the General Motors building, where
they will see a feature not included
on the first tour of Detroit. This is
an exhibit arranged for their inspec-
tion by the research laboratories of
the General Motors Corp.
Then they will board the buses once
more for a ride up Woodward to the
Detroit Public Library and the De-
troit Institute of Arts. Entering the
latter, they will be conducted through
the Institute, each gallery housing the
work of a particular country and age.
Here they will also see the much dis-
cussed murals of Diego Revera.
Across Woodward Avenue they will
inspect the Detroit Public Library be-
fore boarding the buses for the re-
turn trip to Ann Arbor. The tour
Will be completed at about 6 p.m.
Costs for the trip will be $1.50 for
bus fare, in addition to individual
luncheon expenses.
Reservations should be made before
5 p.m. today in the office of the Sum-
mer Session.
Purdue Coach
Leads Poll For
4All-Star Game
Noble Kizer, Purdue University
football coach, went ahead yesterday
in the tabulations of the vote for the
coach of the all-star grid team which
will meet the Chicago Bears, August
31, in Chicago. Harry Kipke, Mich-
igan coach, dropped to seventh posi-
Kizer, with a total of 30,913 points,
based on selection for first, second
and third choices by the fans, led Lou
Little of Columbia and Bob Zuppke
of Illinois by a slight margin.
Dick Hanley, of Northwestern,
trailed Zuppke and was followed by
Jimmy Crowley of Fordham, Ossie
Solem of Iowa, Kipke, Doc Spears of

Wisconsin, Howard Jones, Southern
California, and Elmer Layden of Notre

Will Have Stag
Line At League
Dance Tonight

New Policy, Started Last
Week, To Be Continued
At Sixth Affair
The new policy of allowing a stag
line in the ballroom, inaugurated at
last Friday's League dance, will be
continued at the sixth regular Sum-
mer Session dance to be held to-
There will be dancing from 9 until
1 p.m. in the main.ballroom to music
provided by Al Cowan's orchestra.
The system of having a group of stu-
dent hosts and hostesses on hand to
make introductions will again be em-
ployed tonight.
The women students who have been
selected to act as hostesses for this
dance are Phyllis Brumm, Kay Rus-
sell, Frances Thornton, Margaret Sie-
vers, Wilma Clisbe, Mary Ellen Hall,
Barbara Nelson, Marion Demaree,
Elva Pascoe, Margaret Burke, Betty
Sue Calcutt, Marie Heid, Margaret
Robb, Lucille Benz, Charlotte John-
son, Marion Wiggin, Delta Glass,
Adele Shukwit, Sophie Stolarski, Peg
Conklin, Maxine Sheppard, and Lu-
cille Poor.
The men who will act as officials
are Bob Calver, Richard Edmondson,
John Strief, Joe Roper, Bill Langen,
George Burke, Paul Kissinger, Bob
Fox, Garry Bunting, Bob Babcock,
Chuck Niessen, Tom Lyndon, and
Hugh Johnson. ;

Eldon Auker, young Tiger right-
hander, held the slugging Cleveland
Indians to four hits and no runs yes-
terday, while his mates were clubbing
the offerings of Mel Harder for ten
hits to win 3 to 0. The New York
Yankees kept pace with the pennant-
bound Tigers by trouncing Boston,
12 to 4.
In the senior circuit the up-and-
coming Chicago Cubs gained atfull
game on the league-leading Giants by
administering a 6 to 2 beating to the
Cardinals, while Boston was shutting
out the Giants 8 to 0. Ed Brandt, who,
pitched for the Braves, held New York
to two hits.

DETROIT, Aug. 2. -- (P) - At least
three persons were killed, a crowdec
excursion steamer was driven ashore,
and property damage unofficially es-
timately at $1,000,000 was done by a
heavy wind and rainstorm which
swept over Eastern Michigan late to-
The storm, sweeping southward
from Flint, unroofed or demolished
buildings, uprooted trees and dis-
rupted communication and other ser-
vices in four counties.
The steamer Tashmoo, en route
to Detroit with 250 excursionists, was
driven ashore on the Canadian side
of the St!Clair river near Algonac.
Both paddle wheels of the vessel'were
smashed. Coast guards took off 150
of the passengers. The 100 remaining
aboard were believed to be in no dan-
ger as the storm had subsided. The
steamer Put-in-Bay, was dispatched
from Detroit to the stranded steamer.
Flint suffered most from the storm,
at least 10 injuries and one death
beingreported there. The one known
fatality was that of an unidentified
man who dropped dead from a heartI
attack while attempting to remove a
fallen tree.
In Cass Lake, in Oakland County,
M. Willit, 38, of Detroit, and his 10-
year-old son drowned when th'e storm
upset a rowboat in which the boy
was sitting and his father went to
his rescue.
Fears wereexpressed for.,an air-
plane pilot, identified only as a "Ford"
who has not been reported since he
took off from Oxford in Oakland
County with a parachute jumper. The
latter landed safely but the plane
disappeared into the gathering storm.
Education Baseball
Game Is Postponed,


Rise Of Man To Be
Shown In Film For
College Audiences


W L Pet.
Detroit.............62 37 .626
New York..........60 37 .619
Cleveland ..54 44 .551
Boston.............53 48 .525
Washington. .....45 53 .459
St. Louis...........43 51 .457
Philadelphia........38 56 .404
Chicago............36 65 .356
Yesterday's Results
Detroit 3, Cleveland 0.
New York 12, Boston 4.
St. Louis 9, Chicago 8.
Washington at Philadelphia, wet
Games Today
Chicago at Detroit.
Philadelphia at New York.
St. Louis at Cleveland.
Only games scheduled.

-Associated Press Photo
The German minister to Austria,
Dr. Curt Rieth (above), was recalled
for his unauthorized intervention in
the Vienna crisis.

U. S. President
Nearing Home
After Journey
Plans To Go To Portland
Before Beginning Tour
Of Inspection
PORTLAND, Aug. 2. -- (R) - Pres-
ident Roosevelt returned to the con-
tinental United States after spending
a month sailing through tropic seas
and visiting outlying American ter-
The cruiser Houston, his vacation
ship, loomed up over the southwest-
ern horizon off Astoria, Oregon, this
morning. It anchored near the Co-
lumbia River lightship pending com-
pletion of plans for proceeding to
Portland where the chief executive
will begin a cross-country inspection
tour, ending in Washington a week
Elaborate preparations were made
in Portland for the President's re-
Mrs. Roosevelt and their eldest son,
were on the way here. Stephen Early
and Louis M. Howe, presidential sec-
retaries, arrived this morning. Secre-
taries Dern, Ickes, and Morgenthau,
of the War, Interior, and Treasury
departments, respectively, also were
en route to Portland.
The presidential secretaries were
confronted with huge stacks of of-
ficial mail that had accumulated here
in only two days. One of them said
it was enough "to keep Mr. Roosevelt


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Chicago ...
St. Louis . .
Boston ....
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Yesterday's Results
Boston 8, New York 0.
Chicago 6, St. Louis 2.
Pittsburgh 13,dCincinnati 3.
Brooklyn 8, Philadelphia 7.
Games Today .
New York at Philadelphia,
Cincinnati.at Chicago.
Pittsburgh at St. Louis.
Boston at Brooklyn.
WASHINGTON, Aug. 2. - (IF) -
The use of wood alcohol as a dena-
turant, discontinued during the pro-
hibition era in the wake of much
congressional criticism because of re-
sulting deaths, was again authorizedi
today by the internal revenue bur-

Wind and dust halted the final
game of the Education Club Softball
League schedule yesterday between
the Principals and the Superinten-
dents, and the postponed game will
be played Tuesday, August 7, to com-
plete the schedule.
The Principals, leading the league,
must defeat the Superintendents to
win the title, while a victory for the
Superintendents will place them in a
tie for first place with the Principals.
In their previous two meetings of the
season each team has won one game.
In another league game the Edu-
cational Research team won from the
,Teachers by a forfeit, 1 to 0.
Beal Wins Over 3 Rivals
In 75-Yard Swim Event
Bob Beal won the 75-yard medley
swim event of the Intramural swim-
ming program yesterday to take the
lead in the all-around points race.
Beal finished in 55 seconds to de-
feat Yinn, Beagle, and Hunn, in that
In the all-around competition Yinn
trails Beal, who has 660 points, with
580, Beagle has 440, and Hunn 320.
The plunge for distance will be
held at 5:15 p.m. August 6, in the
Intramural pool.

CHICAGO, Aug. 2. -(P)-A graph-
ic sketch of man's rise from savagery
to civilization in an eight-reel talk-
ing picture will be shown before col-
lege audiences throughout the na-
The Oriental Institute of the Uni-
versity of. Chicago announced today
that the unique film would soon be
sent on the road. The picture, titled
"The Human Adventure," was pro-
duced under the supervision of Dr.
James H. Breasted, famous arche-
ologist. and director of the institute,
the largest archeological research or-
ganization in the world.
It carries the audience through the
lands where civilization was cradled,
Egypt, Palestine, Syria, Anaolia, Irak-
and Persia. It was flAlted during
eight of the fourteen expeditions the
Institute has sent into these ancient
Dr. Breasted's cinematic likeness
guides the auditors on the arm-chair
tour of exploration, He relates the
significance of the scene and recites
the chronology of mankind's rise.
The climax is the showing of Per-
sepolis, capital of the Persian empire,
built by Darius the Great about 500
B.C. The, monuments, towering col-
umns, and carved stairways are seen,,
and a glimpse is afforded of the ex-
pedition encamped in Darius' re-
constructed harem.
Dr. Breasted describes the subject
of the picture as "the most remark-
able process known to us in the uni-
verse - the rise of man from savag-
ery to civilization."
Tigers Defeat
Indians; Hold
Lead In League
Auker Pitches Best Game-
Of His Career Holding'
Indians To Four Hits
CLEVELAND, Aug. 2. - The De-
troit Tigers remained in first place
today, New York in second, and the'
pennant aspirations of the Clevelandj
Indians were dealt a double blow as
Mickey Cochrane's team downed.
Cleveland, 3 to 0.
The Indians played the game under
the managership of William Kamm,
as Walter Johnson was confined to a,
hospital in serious condition with
pleurisy and saw their pennant hopes,
dying as .they dropped their third.
game in four to Detroit. New York
routed Boston, 12 to 4 with 18 hits
to remain close behind the Tigers.
Eldon Auker was the hero of the
day, holding the Tribe batsmen to
four hits in registering the finest per-
formance of his career to beat Mel
Harder, the Indians' mound ace. The
Tribe collected their hits in scanty
fashion, getting one in the first, fifth,
and sixth, and another in the ninth.
While Auker was holding the In-
dians the Tigers were pounding 10
hits off Harder. The winning runs
were scored in the sixth and seventh,
although they threatened to start the
scoring from the first inning.

Eighty Courses
On Schedule Of
Extension Unit
One-Quarter More Than
Last Year; Detroit Is To
Have 52,_Fisher Says
At least 80 courses, one-fourth more
than were given last year, will be of-
fered by the Extension Division ofJ
the University during the 1934-35
school year, it is announced by Dr.
Charles A. Fisher, assistant director
of the division. The courses will be
given in 12 cities.
Among the courses to be offered will
be one in the study and practice of
hobbies, to be given here by a selected
group of faculty men. Another is
Speech 151, a course entitled Broad-
casting Technique, to be given at the
WJR studios in Detroit.
A course that has not yet been
mapped out, but is expected to prove a
big asset to school men of the state,
will be given by members of the
Schoolof Education faculty at several
centers in Michigan. Its purpose will
be to keep those enrolled informed
concerning new literature in the field
of education.
Fifty-two courses will be offered in
Detroit, including 32 that will give
graduate residence credit. The plan
of giving graduate residence credit is a
continuation of the program under-
taken as an experiment a year ago.
Eleven courses will be offered in
Ann Arbor, three in Grand Rapids,
two each in Flit and Saginaw, and
one each in Battle Creek, Bloomfield
Hills, Cass City, Jackson, Marshall,
Monroe, and Ypsilanti.
Expect Showdown
In Chicago Strike
CHICAGO, Aug. 2.-(iF)-Police
took firmer grips on their riot sticks
tonight fearing trouble when the
strike-locked stockyards, are opened
tomorrow morning.
A decision by commission men -
their business stalled by the ten-day
strike - brought the strike to a head.
The commission men at 2 p.m. de-
clared the market "open for business"
and invited shippers to send in stock
for trading.
Meanwhile, Gen. Hugh S. Johnson,
NRA chief, agreed to hear the strik-
ers complaints tomorrowmorning, al-
though insisting that he had no in-
tention of "entering into the strike"
when he came here as guest at an
NRA fete at the world's Fair.
Mountain Proves Too
Steep For Dizzy Cow
MARSHALL, N. C., Aug. 2. - (f) -
Local mountaineers like to tell low-
landers with mock seriousness that

National Funeral Planned
For Hindenburg; To Be
Held, Tuesday
Chancellor Moves
To Control Power
Nazi Head Gains Absolute
Dictatorship By Virtue
Of CoupD'Etat
NEUDECK, Germany, Aug. 2. -()
-Paul von Hindenburg, aristocrat,
soldier, and statesman, was honored
tonight by his fatherland in death as
he had been in life,
The body of the Reichspresident lay
in state in his country home where he
died at 9 a.m. today (3 a.m., E.S.T.)
and a detachment of his beloved
Reichswehr stood proudly on guard.
Next Tuesday a great national fu-
neral will be held for the man who in
nearly 87 years served his country in
three wars and for nine years stood
at the head of the nation through
troubled times.
Death came peacefully and without
pain after weeks of suffering, through
which the venerable Field Marshall
General maintained his usual proud
and erect carriage.
Last night von Hindenburg, who
was deeply religious,'lifted his hand
in prayer.
Then with a look of contentment on
his face, and hands folded on his
breast, he fell into a sleep from which
he never awoke.
Memorial To Be Funeral Site
The huge fortress-like memorial at
Tannenburg, erected near Hohenstein
on the spot where von Hindenburg's
army turned back the invading Rus-
sians 20' years ago this mo th, will b\
the scene of his funeral.
BERLIN, Aug. 2. - () - Adolf
Hitler in a- series of lightning-like
moves made himself absolute dictator
of Germany today.
He concentrated in his own hands
the functions of President and of
Chancellor as soon as news had been
received that the aged President and
patriot, Paul von Hindenburg, had
died at Neudeck. Later Hitler an-
nounced that he would refuse to a-
sume the title of Reichs-pr.esident.
He desires to be known only as Fue-
hrer and Reichschancellor.
Immediately after assumption of
supreme power called for and received
an oath of personal allegiance from
officers and men of the entire army
and navy.
Calls Plebiscite
After these moves, amounting to a
virtual coup d'etat, Hitler, the former
lance corporal who succeeded a field
marshal, called for a Presidential
plebiscite on Aug. 19.
The rapidity of the action which
concentrated authority odr 65,000,-
000 Germans in the hands of one man
recalled the spee'd with which the
Nazis came to power on the morning
of Jan. 30, 1933.
Once again the Germans showed
they are a disciplined people, trained
to obedience. The change from a
country governed at least theoreti-
cally by constitution to absolute dic-
tatorship seemed to cause no ripple.
Dire whisperings that the Reichs-
wehr, which worshiped the aged Pres-
ident von Hindenburg as a hero,
might refuse obedience proved un-
founded -as unfounded as had been
reports of a general strike when Hit-
ler became Chancellor.
Army, Navy Take Oath
By nightfall, the Propaganda Min-
istry announced that the entire army
and navy had taken the oath, which
was administered wherever detach-
ments happened to be or wherever
ships lay at anchor or moved through
the seas.

Though everything thus far has
gone smoothly, Hitler is known, nev-
ertheless, to realize that a tremendous
task confronts him.
It was impressed on him by vari-
ous advisers who visited him today
-notably Wilhelm Frick and Her-
man Wilhelm Goering, cabinet mem-
besr - that the world looked on von
Hindenburg as the last brake on im-
petuous, unbridled radicalism in Ger-
Hitler's more conservative advis-

Tour Of Levant Described. By
Professor Karpinski In Lecture,

Discoveries during the last three
years have shown that there have
been great advances in mathematics
by the Babylonians about which we
knew absolutely nothing, according to
Prof. Louis C. Karpinski of the mathe-
matics department, who spoke yester-
day on "Mathematical Experiences
With the Levant."
These advancements were due not
to the discovery of new documents but
rather to the fact that documents

colleagues said that he was reading
something into the few documents
that they had at that time because
as far as they could see there was no
evidence of algebra in Egypt. Pro-
fessor Karpinski, on the other hand,
said that he was merely correctly in-
terpreting the documents. It was not
until the discovery of new meanings
to these documents that he was defi-
nitely able to prove his assertions.
Professor Karpinski was given a
grant of money by a prominent Mich-,

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