Letters: Oct. 31, 1927

Smith v. Hatton Sirs; TIME erred in stating (Sept. 19, 1927) that Dr. A. R. Hatton "had declined the deanship of the University of Detroit." The University of Detroit, a catholic institution did not offer him the deanship but the municipal College of the City of Detroit through the Board of Education did. Before Dr. Hatton declined, Mayor John W. Smith of Detroit, wanting no staunch advocate of the city manager system on the city payrolls, vigorously assailed the appointment and threatened to veto it. HAROLD E. ROE Detroit, Mich.


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