FRIDAY, JULY 16, 1931
THE MICHIGAN DAILY
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Of The DAY
(By The Associated Press)
In Golf Finals
DETROIT, July 15.-(P)-Jean
Kyer of Ann Arbor and Hope Seig-
nious of the Clinton Valley Club will
tee off Friday morning to decide the
Michigan State Women's Golf cham-
Miss Seignious won her way into
the finals over Mrs. Donald Weiss
of Flint, defending champion, in
semi-final play Thursday morning.
She was four up at the turn and won
out 3 and 2.
Miss Kyer qualified for the cham-
pionship match with her 6 and 5 vic-
tory Thursday morning over Ellen
Hess of Saginaw, 1935 champion. The
Plum Hollow Course, on which the
meet is being held, was waterloogged
Thursday after heavy rains during
the night, and the semi-final matches
resulted in a few holes.
Of 118 Strikers
DETROIT, July 15.--(P)-Circuit
Judge Arthur Webster pronounced
suspended sentences today on 118 sit-
down strikers whose ejection from the
Yale & Towne Manufacturing Com-
many plant here April 14 ended in
a riot. The contempt charges were
based on their violation of an injunc-
tion ordering them to evacuate.
The company never reopened its
plant after the strike. Two organ-
izers for the United Automobile Work-
ers of America, which called the
strike, were fined $250 each and sen-
tenced to 30 days in jail at the time
of the contempt trial April 29.
Miss Frooks Looks
To N.Y. Mayoralty
NEW YORK, July 15.-)-Miss
Dorothy Frooks, who opposed Mrs.
Caroline O'Day for representative-at-
large in 1934, announced tonight that
what New Yorw City needed was a.
woman mayor-and she'd like t be
"The men candidates are all per-
fect-in their way," she said, "But we
need more heart in the city govern-
ment, more understanding."
She said she was seeking the may-
oralty nomination as a Democrat, but
she was not yet ready to discuss nom-
To Carry On
With Court Bill
Writes Senator Barkley
That Responsibilty Rests
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Senate Pays Tribute To Lost Leader
Capitol police lowered the flag on the Senate office building in
Washington to half staff as a tribute to the late Senator Joseph T.
Robinson of Arkansas, majority leader of the Senate. Behind the flag
is the dome of the Capitol, where the veteran senator was leading
the fight for the administration's court re-organization bill. Robinson
died in his Washington apartment at the age of 64.
Foyer Francais Celebrates And
Has Everything But Ghampagne
French Dinner Is Served
To Commemorate July
By JENNY PETERSEN
Complete with butterless bread and
whole fresh fruit, a French dinner,
served and prepared in true Gallic
style was the high point of the cele-
bration of July 14, national French
holiday, by students living in the
July 14, to the uninitiated, is just
another day, but to the French and
to French students it is important
because it is the anniversary of the
Fall of the Bastille. When the oc-
cupants of the Foyer came to dinner
Wednesday, a red white and blue
bouquet centered the table and the
pyramided napkins at each place
flaunted tiny French flags at the top.
A typical French dish, "Soupe a 1'-
Oignon," or translated, simply onion
soup, was served as a first course.
Next came "Gigot de Mouton," or
roast mutton," Haricots Verts," or
roast mutton, "Haricots Nerts," or
French bread, "Salade," and "From-
age Roquefort" or Roquefort Cheese.
A "chef d' oeuvre" was the desert of
whole fresh fruits,'served in a wicker
basket lined with green leaves.
The , dinner was a somewhat
lengthy affair because.each dish was
served individually, according to
French dictates of etiquette. Thel
sole concession to the American hab-
it of speed was the serving of the
beans with the meat, but as it was
the meal lasted one hour and a half.
Several members of the Foyer found
French bread without butter rather
hard to eat, but the dinner was
strictly a case of "do as the French
The house director of the Foyer,j
Miss Deirdre McMullan, who planned
the menu, admitted that there was
one essential lacking: champagne,;
but she stated that the guests ac-1
cepted a rather inadequate substi-
tute, ice water, with good grace.
After the "cafe Noir," served in
the living room, the guests danced
on the front porch of the Foyer,
which in the regular schoolyear is
the home of the Kappa Alpha Theta
sorority. A meeting of the Cercle
Francais concluded the day's festivi-
Faculty guests for the dinner were
Prof. Eugene Rovillain, Prof. Rene
Talamon, and Prof. A. J. Jobin, di-1
rector of the Cercle. Prpfessor Tala-1
mon addressed the club on the topic
of the French Academy.
To Visit Prison
All Reservations Must Be
In By 5 P.M. Tuesday;
Expense Very Small
Michigan State Prison at Jackson
will be the destination of the seventh
Summer Session excursion next Wed-
nesday. Reservations must be made
One Of Nine Found Guilty
For 3rd Time; Attorney
Plans New Appeal
DECATUR, Ala., July 15.-(P)-A
new chapter in the celebrated Scotts-
boro case was concluded today when
Clarence Norris, one of the nine Ne-
gro youths accused of attacking two
white women, was convicted for the
third time bya jury which recom-
mended the death penalty.
Twice before during the six-year
court battle which attracted inter-
national attention, Norris had been
convicted of the crime and sentenced
to death, but was saved from the elec-
tric chair by the United States Su-
Today. he listened stolidly as the
court clerk read the verdict. It was
the first returned in the re-trials of
the nine Negroes charged with as-
saulting Mrs. Victoria Price and
Ruby Bates, textile mill workers,
aboard a freight train bound for
Huntsville, Ala., in 1931.
"I will appeal the sentence to hell
and back," declared Samuel E. Lei-
bowitz of New York, chief of defense
Judge W. W. Callahan said he
would formally sentence Norris next
week, probably Thursday. The trial
of Charlie Weems is scheduled to
open that day.
The court room was only half filled
as the jury of 12 white men filed in.
Spectators heard the verdict with-
out a demonstrtion.
The state demanded the chair for
Norris as "a warning to other rapists
and a protection for the womanhood
of this state."
Judge Callahan charged the jury,
just before it took the case at 10:50
a.m., that "this suit is not Victoria
Price vs. Clarence Norris, but the
state of Alabama vs. Clarence Norris."
Ethel McCormick, Social
Director, Issues Decree
For Dance Tonight
At a meeting yesterday of the
League Council, Miss McCormick,
Social Director of the Summer Ses-
sion, announced that cutting at the
informal dances will be allowed.
Heretofore there has been a ruling
against allowing unescorted men to
go in the ballroom. 0
This ruling has been due primarily
to the excessive heat. During the
first half of the evening until inter-
mission the men are requested to ob-
serve the old rule.
The next in the series of the in-
formal dances will be held tonight
from 9 p.m. until 1 a.m. in the
League Ballroom. The League Gar-
dens will be open to every one on the
nights of the dances, and fountain
service may be had. The gardens
will be lighted indirectly with Jap-
anese lanterns hung in the trees.
Jeanne Geyer, chairman of the
Friday night dances has selected as
her assistants: Phylis Cozart, Eva
Goldman, Dorothy Wikel, Virginia
Pelhank, Phylis Miner, Barbara
Bradfield, Janet Allington, Barbara
Nelson; Ona Thornton, Bessie Bur-
gynne, Dorothy Jacobs, Mary Jane
Franks, Laura Jane Zimmerman,
Jean Takken, Janet Collings, Peggy
Norris, Cynthia Adams, Betty Hassel,
Mary Schmidt, Eleanor Reed and
Mimi Fink, Selma Grave, Amelia
Perkie, Kathleen Clifford and Hope
Barkley Mentioned As Possible Leader Suhmer School
For Fifth Year
Organization Is Composed
Of 135 Students; Will
Sing Sunday Vespers
' .The Summer Chorus, a feature of
the Summer Session Vesper Services
under the direction of Prof. David
Mattern of the University School of
Music, was organized five years ago at
the suggestion of Dr. E. W. Blake-
man counselor in religious education,
and Dean Louis A. Hopkins, dean of
the Summer Session.
The Chorus meets from seven to
eight p.m. on TuesdayN~ at Moris
Hall. It the present time, it has
about 135 members, most of them
This recent picture shows Senator Joseph T. Robinson (right) Demo- summer school students. The organ-
cratic floor leader who died suddenly in Washington, and Senator Alben ization is open to any one who wishes
W. Barkley of Kentucky, one of three men mentioned as most likely to join, and many students join for
to succeed the Arkansas legislator in his important position in the wide variety of music covered in the
Senate- season, Prof. Mattern said.
The chorus was organized primar-
U 77 ily for those summer students who
Annual Log-Rolling Contest 1' ill take part in some choral activity dur-
ing the rest of the year, and who want
7j to cover a wide scope of choral music
Take Place From August 13 5for use in their regular work. he
material covered ranges from relig-
ious works and cantatas to light glee
Memories Of Paul Bunyan in their ears, the rivermen went out I club material. At the present time
B yhthe full chorus is working.on The
' Recalled As Lumbermenon the jam in search of the key log. Saint Paul Cantata by Mendelssohn.
nEvery faculty alert for danger, they Occasionally the chorus is divided
Limber Up For Birling dislodged a log here, another there into smaller groups, and a men' glee
until they found the key one. club composed of members of the
ESCANABA-The mighty lumber- With a jerk and a pull they large chorus has helped in teaching
lack hero, Paul Bunyan, once faced wrenched it loose. Then it was every the summer school students the Mich-
Satan on a big log in the river. They man for himself in a scramble for igan songs, at the all-campus sings.
birled for three weeks and three days safety as the pent-up water was freed, The men's glee club has also given
before Paul was able to spill the Evil forcing the logs downstream in a several programs at campus social
One into the drink.. , grinding, crashing tumult. Most lum- gatherings.
That was the first log-rolflng con- bermen, in a case like that, escaped, The chorus will appear publicly
test. but there were many who disap- this summer only three times, at the
There'll be another this year-a peared, screaming, under the crush- Campus Vesper Services, held in front
"wldcaposi"aEsaaa ing mass. of the Library. At the last Vesper
ichworldchampionship",ahEscanaba'And after a session like that, the Service, on August 22, the cantata,
w'ich was the booming, hell-roaring boys, just for fun, put on their spiked "An Abraham Lincoln's Song," by
center of the Upper Michigan lumber boots again, hopped onto a log and Walter Damrosch-a musical ar-
industry in its heyday. Rivermen did some more of the same. rangement of Walt Whitman's poem
with the fire of Satan in their blood In a contest such as those to be will be presented by the Summer
and the strength of Paul Bunyan in held at Escanaba, two rivermen start Chorus and the Summer Session Or-
their numble legs will compete from on a 14-foot log 20 inches in diameter, chestra.
August 13 to 15. a man at each end.
Log-rolling -- or birling - contests Each tries to spill the other. They -
are an outgrowth of the oldtime log tread the log rapidly in one direction;
drives. Before railroads and high- then one will "cuff" it, that is, stop
ways pushed into the timber country, it instantly and spin it the other
logs had to be floated to sawmills at way. ' They jump and jiggle -do
the mouths of the rivers, anything that may bring them vic-
Only the most light-footed demons tory.
of the white water were chosen for! A well matched pair can keep that
he spring drives. Wearing high- up for hours. As a result, the referee
topped, calked boots and carrying can shift them to a log of less di-
peavies-long pike poles-they leaped ameter in order to force a finish
from log to log, pushing, pulling and fight. That may take two or thi'ee
prying to keep the timber moving. shifts, each time to a smaller log. The KEY to a hearty
They faced death constantly. A real champion can skip rope on appetite s yours to hae
If, in spite of their efforts, logs a spinning log. A pair of champions
jammed, millions of feet of timber a pny log. at the
and tons of water choked the stream. can play leap frog.
Then came the highlight of the drive.CCE
Logs tossing and pitching under DIES AFTER ACCIDENT R & S RESTAURANT
their feet and the roar of wild water PONTIAC, July 15.-()-Peterh h St t
Holbrook, 23, Lake Orion, died Thurs-6urch ree
day of injuries received in an auto-
Theatre: Michigan: "Way Out
West with Laurel and Hardy and RmnnToday
The Joe Louis-Braddock Fight Pic- Wite M sc a o h
tuies; Majestic: ''Man of the
People," with Joseph Calleia and
Florence Rice and "Once ,A Dotor,"
with NJean Muir and Donald Woods;
Wuerth: "Fifty Roads'to Town," withx ' MPORTFLNT SALE
Don Ameche and Ann Sothern and
"Borderland," with, William Boyd; of
Orpheum: "Ready, Willing and Able,"
and "Bulldog Drummond Escapes."
Play: Repertory Players produc-
tion "First Lady."
Concert: Semmer Session Band at
7:15 p.m. on the Library Steps.
Dancing: Stimmdr' Session Dance
at the League, Thp lie, Lantern' at
Island Lake and Bartlett's at Pleas-
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point out that action was of immed-
iate necessity and, therefore, that the
process of Constitutional amend-
fren was an impossibility if the ob-
jective was to be attained within a
"It is, of course, clear that any
determined minority group in the na-
tion could, without great difficulty,
block ratification by one means or
another in at least 13 states for a
long period of time."
The President declared both the
original court bill, for six new jus-
tices, and "Senator Robinson's bill,"
which would permit the appoint-
ment of one new justice each calen-
dar year, are clearly constitutional.
Another reason for action by legis-
lation rather than by constitutional
amendment, Mr. Roosevelt said, is
the fact that the situation of the
civilized world has been at a point
of extreme danger for several years.
"The United States is happily free
from any thought of aggression or
armament for aggression," he con-
tinued, "but the people of the United
States have called for economic se-
curifty and for major social improve-
The President revealed Senator
Robinson had advised him "about a
month ago" that a new method
would have to be worked out if reor-
ganization of the judiciary were to be
attained. He said he told the Sen-
ator the bill he proposed would be a
satisfactory method, and told him
further that responsibility for adop-
tion of the method rested with Con-
"On the President falls the re-
sponsibility of recommending objec-
tives," he added.
Mr. Roosevelt did not identify the
"certain events of yesterday and to-
day" which he said compelled him
to write to Barkley. Some observers
he may have had in mind confer-
ences of court bill foes on strategy.
to be followed when the Senate de-
bate is resumed next week.
If DAILY OFFICIAL
Four consecutive daily programs
I from 3 till 3:30 p.m. for a period of
'five weeks are being presented this
summer over WJR, Detroit by stu-
dents in the speech department un-
der the direction of Prof. Waldo Ab-
Announcing and perfoming .are
crried out by students in Professor
Abbot's classes, speech 137, 151, 152
The programs include round table
discussions, dramatization of short
stories, book reviews and choral l
readings. In addition, speakers from
the faculty are brought in some
The program for next week in-
clude talks by Prof. George Carroth-
ers of the education school, Prof.
James K. Pollock of the political
science department, a book review,
a dramatization of "The 'Ransom of
Red Chief" and a preview of "The
Yellow Jack," next week's produc-
tion of the. Repertory Players.
before 5 p.m. Tuesday.
Representative of large modern pe-
nal institutions, the prison was com-
pleted in 1931 at a cost of $8,000,000.
It covers an area of 57 acres within,
the walls, and has a total of 15 cell!
blocks with a housing capacity of 5,-
Prison officers will conduct the
students through the iron-barred
triple gate entrance and around a
five-deck cell block. The textile plant,
where 500 inmates 'are employed,
will be visited.
The auditorium and moving pic-
ture theatre, cafeteria, kitchens and
bakery, and the service building, will
be included in the tour of the insti-
tution. The service building houses
a 200-bed hospital, the school and
During the hour and a half at the
prison, there will be opportunity to
ask questions of the prison officials in
The party for the seventh excur-
sion leaves Angell Hall at 1 p.m. to
return before 5 p.m. Expense for
the round trip has been set at $1 per
END ONE-DAY STRIKE
DETROIT, July 15.-(P)-Building
service employes of the Hotel De-
troiter returned to work Thursday
after a one-day strike.
NI1N G R OOM
TY OF FOOD
....40c 50c 65c 75c
..60c 75c 85c $1.10
.75c $1.00 ,.$1.10
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