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Weather

.Mostly cloudy today and, to-
morrow; scattered showers, with
moderate temperatures.

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Editorials
Publicity And
Propaganda ..

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Official Publication Of The Summer Session

L XV No. 41 ANN ARBOR, MICHIGAN, SATURDAY, AUGUST 11, 1934

PRICE FIVE CENTS

Rain Brings
Drought End
in -MidWest
Portion Of Kentucky Is
Inundated By Floods;
Showers Freshening
Mercury Still High
In Several States

Second Issue Of Magazine On
Islam Art Will Appear Today
The second edition of "Ars Islam- of the Arabic Inscriptions by Martin
ica," a semi-annual publication de- Sprengling." In this article Mr. Lau-
voted to consideration of Islamic art fer discusses the work done in bronze
published by the research seminary by Muhammadans in China who have
in Islamic art of the division of fine become completely sinicized except
arts of the University in co-operation for their religion. The problem of
with the Detroit Institute of Arts, what Islam has contributed to the
appears today. civilization of China, heretofore rare-
The magazine, the first number of ly considered, is worked out in the
which appeared last January, is ed- article insofar as the bronze work
ited by Dr. Mehmet Aga-Oglu, Freer done by the moslems can be cited.
Fellow and lecturer on Oriental Art In the second article Ernst Kuehnel
in the University. It is widely recog- writes on "Die Abbasidischen Lues-
nized as an authoritative source of in- terfayencen." This discussion of
formation on the topics which it decorated and glazed pottery is pro-
covers. Among the subscribers are fusely illustrated.
Cambridge and Oxford universities - Ernst Diez in the third essay in the
in England, the Bibliotheque National magazine considers "Sino-Mongolian
in Paris, the Imperial Academy of Temple Painting and Its Influence on
Arts in Tokyo, and the University of Persian Illumination." According to
Calcutta. Mr. Diez the abundant development
The number of the publication ap- of Persian illumination would not
pearing today contains ten articles by have been possible without the in-
authorities discussing various phases fluence of Chinese painting. This ar-
of the arts of decoration in China,f tile' attempts to answer the qutes-
Turkey and Persia.C Ition of the effect of Far Eastern paint-
the ng on Persian illumination by means
Berthold Laufer has written e u of a formal analysis and comparison
leading article entitled "Chinese Mu- through the means of a small col-
hammedan Bronzes - With a StudyI (Continued on Page 41

Weather Experts Refuse
To Make Prediction On
The Subject
(By Associated Press)
Flood inundated a part of Kentucky
yesterday after showers and heavy
rain had freshened portions of the
parched Middle West.
Prairie state residents said this
meant the beginning of the end of the
costly drought.
Weather experts, however, would
make few predictions on that subject.
They said the rains were caused by
the "collision" of cool air from cen-
tral Canada and the heated atmos-
phere which has hovered over the
north central states.
Whatever they did for the farm'
belt's wilted crop, the showers tem-
pered the intense heat wave in all but
a few states. The day saw the tem-
perature drop from its three-figure
high in all the mid-continent states
except Missouri and Kansas, whichl
were-missed also by the rain.
The mercury climbed again to
marks of 109 and 107 in those long-
suggering states and approached 100
in down-state Illinois. Fifteen more
heat fatalities were reported -seven
in St. Louis, bringing the summer's
total to 407; one in Jefferson City,
Mo.; four in Kansas City; two in
Chicago, and one in Michigan.
The hottest town in the plains
states was Topeka, Kansas, where l
noon found the mercury at 109 de-
grees, the highest reading ever re-
ported for that time of day and within
two derfee ofthe 2.11-imh ata -r

Hoover IS In
Jovial Mood
On Birthday
Sixtieth Anniversary O1
Former Chief Executivt
Is Gala Day
Says 'I Have Never
Felt Better Before'
Declines To Talk On Any
National Issues As He
Laughs And Jokes
PALO ALTO, Aug. 10. -OfP) -
Former President Herbert Hoover was
in a jovial, smiling mood today as
telegrams of congratulation poured
into him home here on his 60th birth-
day and friends and neighbors called
"I have never felt better in my life,"
he explained, as he sauntered through
the garden of his San Juan hill home
on the Stanford campus.
His two dogs, "Pet," a police dog,
and "Weeige," a Norwegian elkhound,
which once frolicked on the White
House lawn, trailed at the heels of
their master and growled for the priv-
ilege of sitting at his feet when Hoo-
ver rested.
Mr. Hoover declined to talk on na-
tional issues, although one questioner
pointed out "there are many interest-
ing things.to talk about."
"That's just the trouble," Mr. Hoo-
ver said, with a chuckle. 'The inter-
esting things are those we can't talk
about."
He was slightly tanned from his
recent trip to Yosemite Park with
former Secretary of Agriculture Ar-
thur M. Hyde, and he remarked, some-
what proudly, that he had caught the
limit of fish each day they were there.
Mr. Hoover was asked about his
birthday cake, and he replied there
would be none at his dinner tonight.
Among the callers who paid their
respects were Laurence J. Judd, for-
ier governor of Hawaii, aid James
Garfield, son of the President and
secretary of the interior in the cabinet
of Theodore Roosevelt.
George w ,Hill,
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Defend New Orleans Against National Militia

Ti ers Rally To
Beat Cleveland
In 11_Innings
Harder, Hildebrand Hard
Hit As Rowe Wins 12th
Straight Game
DETROIT, Aug. 10 -For the. sec-
ond time in three days, the league-
leading Detroit Tigers pulled an ex-
tra-inning ball game out of the fire
to maintain their lead over the New
York Yankees in the junior loop race.
This afternoon, the Tigers emerged
on the winning end of a 6 to 5 eleven
inning score, after a bitter three-hour
battle with the Cleveland Indians.
The victory marked the tenth straight
triumph of the Cochrane men and the
twelfth successive win of their ace

MAJOR LEAGUE
STANDINGS
AMERICAN LEAGUE

W L
Detroit ..............69 37
New York..........65 39
Cleveland ............57 47
Boston.............56 52
Washington.........49 56
St. Louis ............45 56
Philadelphia........40 61
Chicago .............37 70
Yesterday's Results

Pct.
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.625
.548
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.467
.446
.396
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-Associated Press Photo
Armed with machine guns and war-like paraphernalia, these mem-
bers of New Orleans city forces appeared determined to defend the
municipality at all costs against the National Guardsmen called out by
Governor O. K. Allen. The city forces are "commanded" by Mayor T. S.
Walmsley, whose political wars with Senator Huey Long of Louisiana
precipitated the armed threats.

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Get A Cellar And
Some Tu rtes---I 's

Detroit 6, Cleveland 5 (11 innings).

New York 10, Boston 3.
Philadelphia 8, Washington 6.
St. Louis 8, Chicago 2.
Games Today
Cleveland at Detroit.
New York at Boston.
Philadelphia at Washington (2).
St. Louis at Chicago.
NATIONAL LEAGUE

A Great

Business

cutive day, the mercury went
100 at Emporia, Kan.
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For Star Coach
Balloting Closed Midnight
Yesterday; Final Votes
Not Yet Tabulated
CHICAGO, Aug. 10 - P) -
The latest check-up tonight
showed Jimmy Crowley of Ford-
ham, still out in front in the vot-
ing to select a head coach for the
college all-stars who meet the
Chicago Bears Aug. 31 at Soldiers
Field.
Crowley's total was 161,152
votes to 159,488 for Noble izer
of Purdue. Bob Zuppke of Illinois
was thirdtwith 158,565 and Dick
Hanley of Northwestern had 158,-
493 for fourth. Slip Madigan of
St. Mary's, and Harry Kipke, of
Michigan, followed with 134,665
and 124,762, respectively.
With the contest to select a coach
for the all-star grid team which is
to meet the Chicago Bears August 31
closing at midnight yesterday, the
race continued as close as predicted,
at least six coaches remaining in the
running according to tabulations re-
leased yesterday morning.
According to yesterday's 'tabula-
tions Jimmy Crowley maintained his
lead with 145,492 votes, followed by
Dick Hanley, Noble Kizer, Bob
Zuppke, Harry Kipke, and Slip Ma-
digan. Madigan had 114,857 points.
At the same time it was announced
that Whitey Wistert, Michigan's all-
American tackle who was selected to
play on the all-star squad, would not
be able to join the squad as it enters
training August 15. His place will
be taken by Fred -Crawford, all-Amer-
ican tackle from Duke.
Because of a clause in his contract
with the Cincinnati Reds calling for
a forfeit should he play football be-
fore the end of the diamnod season,
Wistert has chosen to remain with
baseball. Wistert, along with Ted Pe-
toskey, is now playing with Wilming-
ton, a Cincinnati farm in the Pied-
mont League.

moundsman, Lynwood 'Schoolboy"
Rowe. The star young hurler now
possesses 16 proud victories for the
season.
Rowe had not only the honor of re-
ceiving credit for the game, but also
that of driving in Hank Greenberg
with the winning tally in the last of
the eleventh. The win was even more
gratifying to the Bengals because
they achieved the distinction of beat-
ing Mel Harder, who rates among
baseball followers as one of the top-
ranking hurlers of the league.
The Tiges, themselves, drew first
blood with a single counter in the first
inning. AfterJo-Jo White had lifted
a two-baser down the left field foul
to Holland, Manager Cochrane looped
line. Mique, however, was picked off
second by Oral Hildebrand, who com-
menced the mound duties for the
Tribe. Mickey's nap proved costly
for Goose Goslin followed with a
double after Charley Gehringer
walked. The aggregate was a single
run.
Cleveland evened the count in the
fourth when theSchoolboy hit Hal
Trosky on the arm with a pitched
ball, Hale doubled and Burnett sin-
gled. Hale, however, was nipped at
the plate on a fine throw by White.
With the bases loaded and two out]
in the seventh, Bob Seeds, Indian
left fielder, doubled to deep right
center clearing the sacks and sending
the Tribesmen into the lead. Seeds
came home on Bill Knickerbocker's
smash to complete the scoring.
Detroit picked up a run in their
half of the inning on hits by Geh-
ringer and Goslin. The tying runsl
came in the big Tiger eighth when
Fox, Rowe, White, and Gehringer all
hit safely and Bill Rogell drew a
pass.
With the bases full and one out in
the Cleveland tenth, Rowe caused
Trosky to foul to Owen and fanned
Hale.
The winning counter in the elev-
enth was made by Greenberg who
opened with a single, advanced to sec-
ond on Owen's fielder's choice and. to
third on Fox's bunt single, scoring
after H6lland's catch of Rowe's long
fly.
Guard Quintuplets
In Disease Epidemic
CALLANDER, Ont., Aug. 10..-OP)
- Whooping cough in the neighbor-
hood of the Dionne farm gave con-
cern today to the parents and guar-
dians of the famous seventy-four-
day-old quintuplets.

New York.........
Chicago.............
St. Louis ............
Boston ..............
Pittsburgh ..........
Brooklyn ............
Philadelphia........
Cincinnati ...........

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.64
.61
.54
.50
.45
.43
.36

L.
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42
44
53
53
59
63
69

Pet.
.639
.604
.581
.505
.485
.433
.406
.343 y

LORAIN, 0., Aug. 10.- )- Ever
try the turtle business? All you need
is a cellar - and some turtles,
A. E. Rash has 41 of the reptiles
in his basement here. Turtles have
been a hobby with him since he was
a boy. "Few realize how fascinating
they are," he says. A turtle can live
a month without water and go six
months without food, he explains; if
one happens to swallow a fishhook,
the reptile's stomach will digest it in
48 hours.
Rash expects to sell his turtles to

Yesterday's Results
New York 6, Boston 3.
Brooklyn 5, Philadelphia 3.
Pittsburgh 8, Cincinnati 7.
St., Louis 17, Chicago 3.
Games Today
Boston at New York.
Chicago at St. Louis.
Cincinnati at Pittsburgh (2).
Brooklyn at Philadelphia.
Senator Neely
Addresses Phi
SigmaKappas
Hon. Matthew M. Neely, United
States Senator from West Virginia,
addressed delegates to the 26th gen-
eral convention of Phi Sigma Kappa
assembled at their banquet last night
at the Union. The convention has
been in session here since Wednesday
morning and will conclude today.
The program for today includes a
business session, election and instal-I
lation of new officers, and the closing1
exercises. The convention will con-
clude with a final luncheon at the
Union.
The four-day meeting has had as
its headquarters the Union. The pro-
gram has included regional conclaves,
opening exercises, a beach party, con-
ferences of chapter advisers, alumni
club secretaries, and chapter dele-
gates, an outdoor party, and a journey
to Dearborn.

F im Director, restaurants -about 750 pounds for
$150. Catching them is the catch -
Kills Himself not raising. It took the biggest turtlet
in Rash's cellar nearly 100 years tot
attain 37 pounds.t
Veteran M o t i o n Picture
Exe cu t i v e Supervised Lar aeCrowd
Marie Dressler Attends Final
HOLLYWOOD, Aug. 10. - () -
George W. Hill, 39 years old, veteran Leagu1e a ice
motion picture executive who directed
the late Marie Dressler in some of her
greatest triumphs, killed himself to- Heat and impending examinations
day. had no effect on the attendance of the
He shot himself in the head, pre- final League dance of the 'summerr
sumably because of illness, police said. last night as over five hundred peoplet
uH~o nwnrepnatendanhe.u
Generally accepted as the man who were in attendance.
contributed most to the spectacular Among those seen on the crowded
comeback of Miss Dressler, Hill direct- .. dance floor and in the lobby were
ed the picture, "Min and Bill," star- Dr. W. A. Telfer, Dean Walter B. Rea,
ring Miss Dressler, which won her the Marjorie Pettibone, Ruth Rouse, Mary'J
Motion Picture Academy's 1931 award Springer, Helen Parmelee, John Neal,
for the best acting of the year. Major Gregory, La Veda Rodenburg,
Clifton Ellinger, Howard Gould, Betty
tHill's unclothed body was found in Aigler, Joe Seigerwald, Ilene Peters,:
the bedroom of his beach home by Stewart Smart, Bart Lewis, Tex Rob-i
his valet. He left no notes explaining ertson, Ed McCormick, Floyd Allen,
the act. A meal on a table was un- Vera Sebastian, Herb Schmidt, Elsie
touched. Pierce, and Virginia and Melissa
For two months Hill had been re- Cross.
ceiving treatment for injuries received Al Cowan's band furnished music
when he swerved his automobile into for the dancers, but no other en-
a telephone pole to avoid crashing tertainment was offered. Of interest
into a group of children, to League dance attendants is the,
Hill, a former husband of Frances announcement that the regular trio1
Marion, noted scenario writer, had composed of Jean Seeley, Maxine
returned only recently from China, Maynard and Mary Morrison, have I
where he filmed background scenes been signed to sing over Station WWJ
for picturization of Pearl Buck's book, with their regular orchestra, starting
"The Good Earth." September 1.t

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May Call Upon
Republican To
Mediate Fight
Rumor Judge R. E. Foster
Will Settle Battle Of
Long And Walmsley
NEW ORLEANS, Aug. 10.- P)-
The possibility of one of the city's
leading Republicans being called upon
to act as mediator between the em-
battled Democratic factions of Mayor
T. Semmes Walmsley and Sen. Huey
P. Long arose today.
Civic and business organizations
pleaded for a truce and the armed
forces of Walmsley and Long con-j
tinued to glare at each other across a!
narrow street in the City Hall area.j
Representatives of 14 New Orleans1
public bodies met this morning and
talked things over. The name of
Senior U.gS. Circuit Judge Rufus E.
Foster, veteran jurist, Republican,
and a distinguished figure in New
Orleans' public and social life, was
frequently mentioned as mediator.
Neither of the warring factions
showed any signs of giving in after
nearly two weeks of tense antagonism,
marked by mobilization of the Na-
tional Guard, the augmenting of the
city police force to 1,400 men, com-
plicated cross litigation and vituper-
ative statements.
Yacht Yankee
IsWinner Over
Its Two Rivals
NEWPORT, R. I., Aug. 10. -VP) -
Yankee, Boston's candidate for the
defense of the America's Cup against
Endeavour, Tom Sopwith's British
challenger, today defeated her two
rivals, Rainbow and Weetamoe, in a
race of 40 odd miles from New Lon-
don, Conn., to this port.
Yankee, skippered by Charles Fran-
cis Adams, former Navy Secretary,
crossed the finish line off Brenton's
Reef eight and one-fifth seconds
ahead of Rainbow, Harold S. Van-
derbilt's recently constructed candi-
date.
Vanitie, Gerald Lambert'se old and
now ineligible Cup boat, followed
Rainbow by three or four lengths, and
Frederick Pieince's Weetamoe was
last.
Final Performance Of
'Marco Millions' Today
Tonight marks the final per-
formance of Eugene O'Neill's
"Marco Millions," the eighth pre-
sentation of the Summer Reper-
tory Players. ..

Mr. Roosevelt
AgainBack In
White House
Returns To Washington
After Trip Of 13,000
Miles
Members Of Cabinet
At Train On Arrival
Roosevelt Plans To Go
To Hyde. Park During
September
WASHINGTON, Aug. 10. -A -
Bronzed and buoyant, President
Roosevelt returned to the White
House today after a 13,000-mile trip
to begin immediately a study of the
problems that have accumulated dur-
ing his absence.
He went over the business situation
with Secretary of the Treasury Henry
Morgenthau, Jr., and then reviewed
the latest international developments
with Secretary of State Cordell Hull.
Both conferences were described as
intended to acquaint Mr. Roosevelt
with last-minute events. He was kept
constantly posted througout his long
journey.
It was a sun-tanned and smiling
President who came off the special
train at noon today after a record-
breaking sixteen-hour trip from Chi
sago. He stopped to congratulate the
train crew and then waved to a crowd
of welcomers standing in the hot sun
in the railroad yard.
The scorching heat of the West
trailed the President to the capital,
but he found some relief in the cool
rooms of the White House.
Members of the cabinet boarded
the President's private car on its ar-
rival at the. Union Station, but the
meeting was purely an exchange of
greetings.
The drought situation is down on
the White House calendar for con-
stand surveilance.
The President told the nation yes-
terday that he was confident, and
that he was going 'ahead with the
'new deal" effort.
After a couple of more weeks the
President plans to go to his home
At Hyde Park, to spend probably the
month of September. He is unable to
use the executive office, now under
reconstruction to make available more
working space for the White House
staff.
Mrs. Anna Curtis Dall, daughter of
the President, joined him on his pri-
vate car. John, his youngest son, com-
pleted the wide swinging tour with his
father.
Face Smallest
Grain Yield In
Thirty Years
Secretary Wallace Denies
That There Will Be Any
Food Shortage Danger
WASHINGTON, Aug. 10. - (P) -
The smallest yield of grain in 30
years or more was predicted today by
Federal crop reporters, but Secretary
of Agriculture William A. Wallace
reiterated his belief that there was
no danger of food shortage.
,The drought's ravages affected not
only the grain crops but directly or
indirectly the entire food supply of the
Nation and cotton as well.

For example,. the Crop Reporting
Board forecast that this year's pro-
duction of corn would be only 1,607,-
108,000 bushels, a decline of more
than a half billion bushels over its
estimate of conditions on July 1. The
average yield of corn is around 2,500,-
000 bushels.
. The wheat yield, to the surprise of
many observers, increased six mil-
lion bushels today over the July pre-
diction. The estimate today was 390,-
960,000 bushels, the lowest figure since
the 1890s.
The dry seige is rapidly paring the
nation's meat - supply. Millions of
cattle and sheep are being bought by
the government, both because they are
starving now from lack of feed and
water and also because" there will be
no feed for them in the months to
come.
But the Secretary of Agriculture, al-
though visibly concerned over the too
enthusiastic co-operation which the
drought has given the farm admin-
istration's surplus reduction cam-

Fisher To Give Last Ann Arbor Sermon

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Dr. Frederick B. Fisher, pulpit min-
ister of the First Methodist Episcopal
church, State and Washington streets,
will preach at 10:45 Sunday morning*
on the topic, "Our Modern Hunger for
Reality."
The entire trend of modern life is
toward the discovery of its deeper
realities, Dr. Fisher believes. In for-
mer, agricultural civilizations man
took the world for granted. Now he
is seeking the basic realities in his

Dr. Fisher's summer ministry, he and,
Mrs. Fisher leaving immediately
thereafter for a vacation trip to Eu-
rope where Dr. Fisher will participate
in the meeting of the Continuation
Committee of the World Conference
on Faith and Order which met in
1927 and which will meet again in
Lausanne' in 1937. At the former ses-
sion Dr. Fisher was a delegate from
India. At the coming session in 1937
he will represent the Methodist epis-

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