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VOL. XVII. No. 6


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Bach, Schumann, Wagner, In
First Summer Organ Recital

By W. C.L.
Palmer Christian, University or-'

R "ganist, opened his summer series of
organ recitals last night in Hill audi-
PROFESSOR POINTS OUT THAT torium with a well balanced program
MICHIGAN DEPARTMENT IS which! included the ever fascinating
U rYS jDET Bach Toccata in C. This number
COUNTRY'S OLDEST N with its exacting requirements of or-
gan ensemble proved almost too
SCHORLING SPEAKS much for the venerable Columbian
organ, but the Adiago and Fuge,
New Members of Faculty Give Three which followed, served to illustrate
Minute Talks And Oilier Members Mr. Christian's remarkable technique,
especially in the upper registers, and
Are Introduced in the long rhapsodical melody sug-
gestive of those slow movements for
At their first assembly of the Sum- the violin so distinctively and incom-
mer session, students in the School of parably Bach. Elgar's "Andante ex-
Education met yesterday afternoon at pressivo" seemed undistinguished in
4:15 o'clock in the auditorium of the comparison to the succeeding num-
hers, d'Antallfy's "Sportive Fauns"
University High school. and "Noel," a selection from Mulet's
Professor Calvin 0. Davis of the__________________

colorful "Byzantine" group. Both
were played with expressive warmth,
and with that full understanding
I which this organist seems always to
infuse in his descriptive numbers.
Schumann's "Sketch in D Flat", more
familiar in De Pachman's arrangement
for the piano, was played with a
lyriciam of effect that is rarely en-
countered in organ music.
There seems always something lack-
ing in Wagner in the hands of the
organist, something that only the full
symphony can define. The Tournament
March from "Tanhauser", played as
the concluding number, sounded
somewhat blatant, even for a march.
Perhaps the condition of the organ
is in some measure responsible. At
any rate an organist of Mr. Christian's
calibre deserves a better instrument.
There will be a second concert next
1 Wednesday evening.

Dry Organization 1

School of Education pfesided at the
meating in the absence of Dean Whit-
ney, who is ill, and also spoke on the
growth of the department of educa-
tion in the University from the time
of its inception in 1879.
Professor Davis pointed out that
the. department of education in this
University is the oldest in the coun-
try that has had a continuous exis-
tence, and that for twenty years,
from 1879 to 1899 there was only one
man on the University staff who taught
the subject. At the outbreak of the
World war there were five men on the
faculty in this department and the
rapid growth to the present time is
best illustrated by the fact that now
there are about 50 on the faculty of
the School of Education, who are di-
vided with about 15 teaching the reg-
ular courses, about 15 engaged in the

Site Of Famous Hotel Chosen For New
Capitol Skyscraper By Press
(By Associated Press)
WASHINGTON, June 23--On the site
formerly occupied by the historic old
Ebbitt House, a fourteen story struc-
ture is being erected a a monument
to the American Press. The National

athletic department and the coaching Press Building will house office rooms
school, and about 17 in the University for newspaper correspondents, news
High school. associations and the permanent home
Made School in 1921 of The National Press Club, which is
In 1921 the department was made erecting the edifice.
a separate school of the University, The lower interior portion of the
Professor Davis continued, which Luilding will house a 3500 seat theatre
makes it, with the exception of the leased to the Fox Theatres Corpora-
School of Business Administration, tion. A feature of the theatre will be
the youngest school or college on the the lresidential Box, to be reserved
campus. at all times for the President of the
During this period, also, there has United'States and his family.
been a remarkable growth in enroll- The street floor otherwise will be
ment; the first year there were about given over to stores, applications for
100 students enrolled in the school which have been filed by merchants
and during the year just closed there representing many lines of business.
were about 500, with a graduating The second to the twelfth floors and
class of 121. This summer, or at noon half of the thirteenth will be divided
yesterday, there were between five and into office rooms for Washington cor-
six hundred enrolled in the Summer respondents. Telegraph offices will be
session of the school, which is an in- Iopened on each floor. The remainder
crease of over 100 from the similar of the thirteenth floor and all of the
period last year and which places it fourteenth will be the home of the
third among all the schools and col- National Press Club, whose plans in-
leges on the campus in the point of elude an auditorium of 650 capacity,
size. library, club room, lounge room, main
With the addition of about 300 grad- dining room. private dining rooms,
uate students who are studying edu- reception room, barber shop, writing
cation and about 500 literary college 1 rooms and a guest ladies dining room,

Democratic Sponsors Base Proposal
On Treasury Surplus Reported At
Annual Budget Meeting
(By Associated Press)
WASHINGTON, June 23.-Introduc-
tion by the Democrats of both houses
of Congress today of bills proposing
immediate tax reduction brought to
light a somewhat nebulous plan
among members of the minority party
for a complicated drive for a general
lowering of taxes at the short ses-
sion next winter,
The Democrats sponsoring the bills
said their actions were prompted by
the estimated treasury surplus an-
nouiced at the budget meeting Monday
night. In placing the surplus for
the current fiscal year ending June
30th, at $390,000,000 and that for next
year at about half that amount, Presi-
dent Coolidge at that meeting took
the position that further tax reduction
should be held in abeyance until the
new revenue law can be given a
thorough test,
T'he three Democrats taking a differ-
ent view, who introduced the bills for
further tax relief at once were Repre-
sentatives Crist of Georgia, Jacob-
stein of New York, and Senator Cope-
land, Democrat, of New York,
Crist, a member of the House ways
and means committee, which has ini-
tial jurisdiction over revenue legisla-
tion, proposed a reduction in the cor-
poration tax from 13 1-2 to 10 per cent.
Jacobstein and Copeland offered sini-
lar proposals calling for a 25 per
cent refund of personal income taxes
and an investigation looking into the
elimination of automobile and amuse-
ment taxes and a reduction in the cor-
poration assessment,
"Great Catherine"
To Play Saturday
Due to the increased demand for
seats an extra performance of Ber-
nard Shaw's "Great Catherine" has
been announced at 8:30 o'clock Sat-
urday niglit in Sarah Caswell Angell
Hall. There will also be a regularly
scheduled performance at 8:30 to-

National Prohibition Cost The Drys
About $35,000,000, According
To Counsel's Report
(By Associated Press)
WASHINGTON, June 23.-With
Wayne B. Wheeler again facing him
across the Senate campaign funds
committee table, Senator Reed, of Mis-
souri. today began turning the spot-
light on the Anti-Saloon league fi-
nances. From the general counsel
and legislative agent of the league
the committee learned that the cam-
paign to bring about national prohi-
hition has cost the dry organization of
the country about $35,000,000 and that
expenses during the expensive years
of the fight immediately preceding
enactment of the 18th amendment
amounted to $2,500,000 annually.
Wheeler, who took the stand after a
long private conference with the com-
mittee, had no detailed figures for
these years, but produced reports and
receipts of disbursements during the
six years following enactment of the
prohibitory law. Incomes of the na-
tional organization amounted to near-
ly $1,000,000 in 1920, $848,174.88 was
the exact figure, but after that it de-
creased gradually until 1925 when it
totaled only $370,220. Disbursements
this year almost reached the total in-
come, the money going for salaries,
speakers, publicity, organization, and
law enforcement in the states.
The dry leader explained that funds
accounted for did not include money
spent directly in political campaigns,
that there was a separate campaign
conittee of which Andrew Wilson,
of Washington, is treasurer, and that
it makes reports directly to the clerk
of the House of Representatives as re-
quired under the law.
New witnesses in the Pennsylvanian
inquiry summoned today included
.Justice Kephart of the state supreme
court, county commissioner Walker,
Johnstown, Pennsylvania, A. Nevin
Tetruch, of Harrisburg, and Milton
Wilson, of the state treasury depart-
ment, Harrisburg, all listed as sup-
porters of Senator Vare.
Some of these witnesses are expect-
ed to be here tomorrow, but Mr.
Wheeler probably will occupy the
witness chair again at that time. His
examination is likely to continue over

Wayne B. Wheeler
This is the latest informal portrait
of Wayne B. Wheeler, General Counseli
of the Anti-Saloon League of Ameri-G
ca, whose verbal duel with Senator
Reed during testimony in the Senate
Campaign Investigation Committee ist
providing the peak of interest in aA
long series of quizzes.;
Medals W ill Be Awarded To Winners
In Siiigles And Doubles
iatch Competitiont
Tennis enthusiasts enrolled in the
Summer session will be afforded an
opportunity tocompDete in an all-
campus tournament, according to an
onnouncement nmade by Dr. George A.
May, director of Waterman gymna-
sim, yesterday.
Entries may be made at Moe's sport
s'hop located on North University
avenue, and will be accepted until thep
end of next week. A nominal entry
fee of 25 cents will be charged for
each individual competing in tcll-
singles and doubles competition. This
fund will be used to defray expenses
of the tournament and to purchase
Prizes for the winners.c
Medals will be awarded to bothl
first and second place winners in the
aingles and doubles tournaments. In
addition, George ioe has offered aE
prize for the singles champion and
one for the winning doubles team.
CHICAGO--Joseph Lo Pa Hbung, a,

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First Excursion Will Leave Librr
At 2:30 This Afternoon;
Hussey To Talk
Places of general interest in De}
t oit will be visited Saturday by those
taking the second University excur-
sion on this year's summer program.
'he party, under the direction of
Carlton Wells, of the rhetoric depart-
ment, will be shown the Detroit News
building, the General Motors building,
and the Detroit Public library, leav-
ing Ann Arbor at 8 o'clock in the
morning from the corner of Packard
and State streets.
The News building, six stories high,
occupies a city block, and is called
the largest and most complete news-
paper publishing plant in the world.
Some of its features are its mid-
western architecture, its renaissance
lobbies, and its art department. The
building contains a broadcasting sta-
tion, WWJ, the first newspaper sta-
At noon the group will have lunch
at the General Motors building and in-
spect the interesting parts of this edl-
flIce, and later will be escorted through
the Detroit Public library. This lib-
rary has more than four hundred
thousand volumes and contains many
works of art.
The first excursion will be held to-
day as previously announced. The
party will meet on the steps of the
Library at 2:30 o'clock, for a tour of
Ann Arbor and its environs. Automo-
biles furnished by the local exchange
club will be used for this purpose.
The group will then return to the
campus for inspection of the General
library, the Clements library and the
At 5 o'clock today in the Natural
Science auditorium Prof. Rollo W.
Brown of Harvard university will
speak on "The Creative Spirit and the
American Public." Professor Brown
Is the editor of "The Writer's Art".
While in Ann Arbor he will be the
guest of Prof. Thomas E. Rankin, of
the rhetoric department and secretary
of he Summer session.
'ussell C. Hussey, of the geology
department, will deliver an illustrated
lecture on "Niagara Falls and Vicin-
ity" at 5 o'clock tomorrow in the
Natural Science auditorium.

I ' 'NEWS. 1'rF.NFRAi, lrafr W.1i imn


students who are majoring in educa-
tion, the subject assumes a position
of major importance on the campus.
Schorling Speaks
Following the address by Professor
Davis, Professor Raleigh Schorling,
principal of the University High school
for the summer, spoke briefly of the
opportunity that teachers will have of
observing classes in the high school.
After this address three new mem-
bers of the faculty were called upon
for three minute speeches, Milo Stuart,
principal of Arsenal Technical High
school of Indianapolis, Indiana, Wen-
dall Stanton Brooks, asssitant dean of
the College of Liberal Arts at North-
western University, and Clay D. Slink-
er, director of commercial education
in the city schools of Des Moines,
Several members of the regular fac-
ulty were then introduced by the
chairman, and the meeting closed with
the singing of America by the whole
Ou rWeatherMan

The National Press Building Corpor-
ation was organized as a holding com-
The directorate is made up of the
officers of the corporation many prom-
inent newspapermen, business men
and brokers.
Enrollment Total
Increases By 123
Enrollment figures in the Summer
session office were 3,117 at 5 o'clock
yesterday, an increase of 123 over the
enrollment at the same time last year.
The registration in each college is as
College of Literature, Science and
the Arts, 1,053; College of Engineer-
ing and Architectures 307; Medical
school, 225; College of Pharmacy, 34;
Law school, 155; Graduate school,
782; School of Education, 549; and
School of Business Administration, 12.
M. S. C. Head To
Sail For Europe
(By Associated Press)
EAST LANSING, June 23.-Presi-
dent Kenyon L. Butterfield and Dean
Eben Mumford of Michigan Stdte col-
lege, will sail from New York, June
26, their principal objective being an
international Rural Life conference to
be held at Brussels during July.
President I3utterfteld is president
of the American Country Life asso-.

several days, especially if the com- Chinese pilgrim to the Eucharistic
mittee eliminates its afternoon sos- congress, has been termed one of the
sions after the farm league bill has world's greatest Catholic philanthrop-A
been voted upon in the senate. ists.


starred hanne
shing may ag
of France at t
army that wem
j years before.
Groups with
are planning
Pershing nati

Urges Pershing To Lead Holding its first meeting of the
Peace-Time Army To Convention Summer session at the Union last
evening, Phi Delta Kappa, national
honorary educational fraternity, elect-
Associated Press) Soni eMilitary Obstacles ed officers and perfected plans for
)LIS, June 23.-The four There are several obstacles to ad- the summer. Harold C. Hunt, '23, was
r of Black Jack Per- vancing Pershing, however. Legion elected president; Russell Thomas,
officials poiytongIthisrkads'24, vice-president; and Richard
he head of a peace-time officials point out It is known heSriner,24, secretary and treasurer.
nt to battle with him ten will not enter a contest for the office, Dr. Raleigh Schorling of the School of
nor will he permit his name to be Education faculty is club sponsor.
in the American Legion used if it will divide the Legion. Th" club will hold its first lun-
to elect General Joh'n J There also is a feeling that Pershing ' cheon next Tuesday noon at which
onal commander of the time the summer work will be out-
t the Philadelphia con- typifies the professional soldier, and i The place of meeting will be
fall. If successful, he that his election might indicate the announced in The Daily tomorrow.
the American Expedi- general staff was attempting to exert All members of the club, both Michi-
would lead the Legion- an influence in the organization. gan' and other chapters, are urged to
r pilgrimmage to France Pershing is said to be intrigued by attend.
r the veteran's annual, the thought of leading the same men

night. Seats for both nights priced organizationa
at fifty and seventy-five cents, as well vention- thisf
as season tickets, may be secured at who directed
Wahr's and Slater's bookstores and tionary Force,
at the box-office after 6:30 o'clock. naires in their
_____ next year fo

A racing car with power supplied convention, in a peace-time venture. He sees it as
by the pulling of levers by the riders Would Elect Him Commander a means of improving relations be- c
recently attained high speed on a track Elevating Pershing to the highest t ween the United States and Europe.w
in Municb, effice in the Legion has been the ambi- Would ]le Only Nominationb
-_ tion of infuential members for several Legion leaders could not assure
years, officials in national headquar- the general that he would be without
I)AlLY' l'BSC1IBEItS ters here declare. His name first was opposition, as every state delegation is.
j mentioned at New Orleans in 1923, but entitled to present a candidate. It is
If there is anyone who has at that time he was chief of staff and considered likely that a caucus will be
subscribed to The Summer Daily wholly engrossed in reorganizing the held the night before the convention
who is not receiving it regular- army. opens on October 11, and at that time
ly he ma adjust the matter by Again at Milwaukee and Omaha, in an effort made to induce all states to
calling the business office any the succeeding two years, Pershing's waive their right to nominate so that j
time between 9 and 12 o'clock in name was mentioned. He still was Pershing's name would be the only
inthe m rngor n d 5' k busy with government affairs. Now, 'one to go before the delegates.
in the afternoon.Ithey say, Pershing may be in better The general is a member of a Wash-
BUS. UAN. position to devote his- time to Legion , ington post and the District of Colum- I

Construction of
connecting large
and reserved for
being discussed.

speedways directly
cities of bermany
high speed cars is

American League
Cleveland 3, Chicago 5
Washington-Philadelphia (rain)
National League
Pittsburgh 2, St. Louis 6
Chicago 5, Cincinnati 3
Philadelphia-New York (rain)
Brooklyn 6, Boston 1 ,
Brooklyn 6, Boston 4


Predicts cloudy weather for today,
with probable showers or thund.
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