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VOL XXXI. No. 75.



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- A RIVE SU E In an interview with a reporter from
The Daily just before nis lecture in
Hill auditorium last night, Exsenator
TogL J. Ham Lewis expressed his sentiments
in regard to Michigan's Law school. F
In my opinion Michigan stands near
the top with respect to her law de-
CAPESTRANO'S TEAM LEADS ALIL partment," he said. "Bar associations
COMPETITORS WITH all over the country recognize the sup- P
MORE THAN $400 eriority of the product that comes
from this institution."
CAMPAIGN OFFICIALS When askd whether he felt that the
PLEASED BY SUCCESS colleges of today are functioning prop- r
erly, he replied that in hisopinion the c
Final Day Brings sp Total One-third; of the West are. He says that e
FnateDyries Un Oa n.-athir; Ihe is not a hearty suporter of the type H
Fraternities and Organisations of men who are sent out from the t
Respond Well eastern colleges. He mentioned Wis- c
consin, Illinois, and Michigan as rank-t
With .a total of $4,824.37 late last ing high among the educational insti-
night and reports still coming in at a tutions of the country. a
good rate, the $5,000 drive of the Ex-senator Lewis left immediately t
Students Christian association is cer- after the lecture for his home in Chi-
ta.n to go over the top. , cagoP.
Starting with a small amount at y
the end of the first day, the drive in- t
creased its total by a larger amount C C
each day, until yesterday's report was OR E SLE UC IN
a third of the entire quota. Twenty
fraternities turned in an average of nr
Michigan club contributed $98.50 to t
the fund. -
Capestrano Leads Senate Passes Motion Over Objection g
Raymond Capestrano, grad., is cap- of Pershing, Baker and Military T
tain of the high team with a sum of Affairs CommitteeT
$401.50. The next three highest teams i
are Oswald Michelmann, $353.57, S. CALLS FOR STANDING
R Boyer, $336.76, and Ben Fairman, ARMY OF 150,000 MEl t
$306.75. These results are not final - b
and later reports may change the (By Associated Press) I
standing of the teams and men. Washington, Jan. 14.-Over the pro-
The three individuals having the test of the majority of the committee s
highest total last night were Ray- on military affairs the senate today i
xmond Capestrano, $214.50, Perry Hay- passed a resolution directing the sec- t
den, $114, and Earl E. Kincaid, $96. retary of war to cease army recruiting s
A clean-up committee will be ap- until the size of the regular army is I
pointed to canvass men who have not cut down to 150,000. c
yet been visited. Many men on the Senator Phelan, Democrat, of Cali-
campus have not been seen who would fornia, notified Vice-President Mar- i
willingly -contribute to the drive and shall that he will ask the senate to-~e
the committee will give these men an morrow for a consideration of the i
opportunity to subscribe. vote on the grounds that the senateE
"The results of the drive have been had not been fully informed concern-,
particularly satisfying because we ex- ing the objections of General Persh-A
pect to reach our goal .through the ing and Secretary of War Baker ton
work of the clean up committee and the reduction.q
by late reports," said Donald Porter, Baker and Pershing Object I
'21, general chairman of the campaign. Objection was made by Secretary
"The response has been splendid and Baker and General Pershing at anv
students gave generously. The cam- executive session of the senate mili-c
paign has met with no destructive crit- tary committee. General PershingP
icism. favored a minimum army of 200,000h
"I want to thank every committee- regulars as against a strength ofc
man for the good work which he has 175,000 fixed by the committee resolu-t
done," said Porter. "The lists were tion. Members of the committee said
very long, many having more than 30 after the session that their position
names, and a fine spirit was shown in had not been changed. d
giving so much time for the drive." Senator Phelan failed in his en-
Baxter Pleased - deavor to bring about a reconsidera-
"The results of the campaign are tion. The resolution will go to the
excellent,", said C. Stewart Baxter, '21, house. 'Several amendments regulat-f
president of the S. C. A., "and I believe ing the application of the reduction
testify that the campus appreciates were adopted, the most important ofI
having a purely local organization which would require the war depart-l
which strives to serve and meet the re- ment to maintain all services on all I
ligious needs of Michigan. The S. C. A. equal basis, equivalent to 53 1-2 per
is in no way connected with national cent of the total strength in eacht
organizations and is in a position to branch contemplated by existing armyt
direct its efforts for the best inter- reorganization statutes. Another onet
ests of th!e University. authorizes the discharge of any en-
"The captains and teams deserve all listed men upon his application if ap-
the praise that can be given for they proved by the secretary of war.
have certainly carried the campaign
through in a most successful way. I to j
am greatly pleased with the results," 200 lasketballt
said the president of the organization. '1Yke ts Offered
TODAY UNDER NEW SCHEME Arrangements have been made to
distribute the remaining .200 basket-
An All-campus dance of an unus- ball tickets of the Ohio-Purdue com-

ual type will be given by the Penn- bination at 1 o'clock this afternoon in
sylvania club from 2:30 to 5:30 o'clock the Athletic office in the Press build-
this afternoon at the Union. ing, in exchange for coupon 35. It is
Adopting the so-called Pennsylvania expected that the limited seating space
plan, the dance floor is to be cleared for Conference games would result in
after each of the 10 individual dances an early distribution of the ticket pair-.
which will make up the program of ings but when the pasteboards were
the afternoon. Tickets will be requir- given out last week several of the{
ed before a couple may re-enter the Ohio-Purdue combination remained
main ballroom. The ante-room will uncalled for.
be used for the accommodation of the
guests between dances. Unions Organize to Fight For Members
Tickets, admitting a couple to any Washington, Jan. 14.-Representa-
five dances during the afternoon, may tives of international and national un-
be bought for 50 cents each at the ions of the steel industry at a meeting
Union and the bookstores. Strip here today, decided to wage a new
tickets for additional dances may be campaign to organize iron and steel
bought at the Union at any time dur- workers throughout the country. Un-
ing the afternoon. employment and present industrial
Tommy Thomas' seven-piece, two conditions, it was announced, would
piano orchestra has been engaged for not cause a postponment of the new
the afternoon. Burton E. Hyde, '23, organization's plans. Decision was
of Band Bounce reputation, will do also reached to begin at once to combat
some special playing upon his marim- any efforts by the United States Steel
baphone. Hyde has appeared fre- corporation to reduce the present
quently in campus performances, and standard of wages in the steel mills.
was on the Keith circuit for two Approximately 14 unions will partici-
years. pate in the campaign.

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x-Senator Declares European
tons Disregard U. S. in
Treaty Making

N a-

"Whatever attitude we take with
espect to our relations with foreign
ountries, let us first prepare against
mergencies" said ex-Senator James
familton Lewis in his address before
he followers of the Oratorical asso-
lation's lecture course in Hill audi-
rium last night.
The former floor-leader of the sen-
te began his address by calling to
he attention of his audience the sim-
licity of the foreign problems with
hich we were faced in the early
ears of our history. He showed how
me added to-the complexity of the
ituations which we were called upon
o face.
Science Changed Relations
"Cables were laid, steamships came
nto use, and we were knitted with
he world," said the senator. "The
eniuses of our land were pitted
gainst the best intellects of the earth.
hen came the Monroe Doctrine, in
which the United States was working
n the interests of the United States.
We had gone beyond the mere set-
lement of border problems, and we
iecame entangled in problems involv-
ng large and powerful nations."
Senator Lewis then undertook to
how the conditions of this country
n regard to our foreign relations at
he close of the Great war. He
howed wherein England, France,
taly, and in fact all Europe had pro-
eeded with the forming of alliances
without regard to the desires or opin-
ons of the United States. He quot-
d a Belgian statesman as express-
ng the feeling prevalent among the
European countries when he said,
"Belgium as well as the rest of the
Ailies are getting tired of hearing the
name -of the United States of Amer-
Fears Japanese Menace
He then told of the disregard in
which this country is held by the
countries of the Orient. "Japan's
eople only behold that we hold up
her people as being unworthy of be-
oming citizens of the United States,"
he continued. "Japan is a rising and
owerful nation. Neither she nor
China will endure this humiliation in-
definitely. I now bring you a solemn
inquiry. How will Japan proceed?
First she will enlist the aid of China.
Then she will turn to bur European
friends who are holding us in disre-
gard at the present and say, 'In the
hour of our travail, I helped you. Now
I demand of you that you ask of the
United States that my people have
the same rights in that country that
your people do. Do you think that
they will refuse? They do not dare
for they know that if they do, Japan
will drive them from their possessions
in the East. I feel that it is inevi-
table that the United States will be
called upon to decide whether she is
to remain the dominant nation of the
world and that the contest will be
waged in the Pacific.
Definite Policy Needed
"If we are to maintain our place
of honor, we must early disclaim the
portions of the treaty of Versailles
which declare us as hypocrites be-
fore the world, and we must decide
upon one of three policies-to ente
upon an association of nations em-
bracing the world, to enter into an
association of nations embracing th
western hemisphere, or to take ou
stand as a separate nation maintain
ed by force of arms.- Whatever w
do, let us prepare first and then pur
sue our policy to the end."

Cork, Jan. 14.-The authorities at
tach great importance to the resul
of the raid on the arsenal of the Cor
first brigade of the Republican arm
of which the late Terence MacSwiney
lord mayor of Cork, was the command
er, according to government official
Police and military are still search
ing and have unearthed an extraor
dinary collection of war material
including Lewis guns and ammunitior
rifles, revolvers, bombs and Irish Re
publican army uniforms.

2 00,-0 00 DIE FROM I
(By Associated Press)
New York, Jan. 14.-More than 200,-
000 Armenian refugees between Karz
and Alexandropol are dying because
of lack of food and fuel, and anarchy
stalks among them, according to ad-
vices from Armenia by way of Paris
received here today by the Near East
Relief association.
Cessation of all transportation
coupled with a severe winter adds to
the appalling situation, it was stated
by M. Ahronion, president of the Ar-
menian delegation to the peace con-
ference. Famine threatens unless steps
are immediately taken to continue Am-
erican shipments of provisions, he
Sigma Delta Chi, national profes-
sional journalistic fraternity, initiated
Friday afternoon at the Union, taking
in 10 men. A banquet followed.
Lee White, '10, of the Detroit News
and national president of the frater-
nity, pleaded for bringing the ideals
of the fraternity, the placing of
American journalism on a higher mor-
al and intellectual plane, more before
the press of the fraternity.
Dr. Harold P. Scott, of the rhetoric
department, spoke about the field of
advertising and H. C. L. Jackson, '19,
gave some pointers for reporters. Les-
ter Waterbury, '21L, welcomed the
new men into the fraternity and
Stewart Beach, '22, responded for the
The men initiated were: Thomas H.
Adams, '22, Stewart Beach, '22, George
Brophy, 21L, Gage Clark, '22, Nor-
mon Damon, '23, Byron Darnton, '23,
Clarence Hatch Jr., '22, G. P. Over-
ton, '23, William H. Riley Jr., '23, F.
M. Smith, '22.
Inaugurating a plan to give infor-
mation concering the moral, relig-
ious, and social conditions among the
people of all countries, a "World
Service Forum" will be started at
Michigan with a meeting at 7 o'clock
Wednesday night in Hill auditorium.
The Forum, which is backed by the
Students Christian association, will
meet monthly and prominent men will
speak on such topics as industrial or
political situations, living conditions
and general social or religious condi-
tions in different countries. The plan
has been tried in the last few years
with much success at the University
of Chicago, Illinois, Wisconsin, and
Not Religious in Tone
"The meetings are not specifically
to give religious propaganda or mis-
sionary work in any narrow sense of
the word," said T. S. Evans of the
S. C. A. "There will be no praying

e or singing. The speaker will talk
r only 20 or 30 minutes, after which he
will answer questions from the audi-
ence. Such forums at other universi-
e ties proved very popular among the
r faculty, graduates, and under-gradu-
ates who are studying international
e problems."
- All arrangements for the meetings
will be made by the world service
committee of the S. C. A., of which
Roswell Dillon, '21E, is chairman, and
Howard Chapman of the S. C. A., is
g secretary.
Dr. McCracken First Speaker
- Dr. Joseph C. McCracken, dean of
It the medical school at St. Johns uni-
k versity at Shanghai, China, wil:
y speak on "Present Conditions in
Y, China" at the first meeting Wednesday
-- night in Hill auditorium. Dr. Mc-
s. Cracken had an enviable athletic ca-
- reer in college, breaking the world',
- record in the hammer throw and be-
s, ing a member of the Olympic team ane
n, star on the University of Penusylva
- nia football team. During his serv
(Continued on Page Eight)

(By Associated Press)
Washington, Jan. 14.-At the
close of recounting ballots of
945 out of 2,200 Michigan pre-
cincts today, Henry Ford had
gained 1,103 votes over Senator
Newberry in the canvass of their
senatorial controversy. Senator
Newberry's plurality had been
announced in the election as
around 79500.




IN 1914 VIOLA'


Chinese Present
Dramatized Poem,
Chinese students will present a
dramatization of the Tang poem, a
representative of the most brillianti
period of Chinese literature, that of
the Tang dynasty, coming during the1
seventh century A.D., at a reception
tonight to be given President Marion,
L. Burton and Mrs. Burton at their
The play is a reproduction of a sum-
iliar act presented by the Cosmopolitan
club in the "Magic Carpet" five years
ago in Hill auditorium. The Magic
Carpet" was written by J. Raleigh
Nelson, of the engineering college, and
consisted of acts representing differ-
ent nations, or rather the national
creed of that country. The Tang act
showed the respect of child for parent
and the abhorence of war, both char-
acteristics being especially predom-
inant among the Chinese..,¢
The story told is about Maung Lan,
the Chinese Joan of Arc. The scene is
at the time of the Mongolian invasion.
Every household was supposed to give
one man to the army. Maung's father
was going blind and rather than have
him serve, she decided to go in his
place. So donning his armor, Maung
took his place in the army and served
throughout the invasion. She became
one of the greatest generals the em-
pire had ever known.,
The story has lived to the present
day in China as exemplification of
Chinese ideals.

Chairman Assails "Frivolities
"Vicious Conduct" of
Student Life
The following, statement,
forth the reasons for the dis
uance of the Junior Hop, ha
authorized by the Senate Con
of Student Affairs:
"The abuses which man
themselves in connection wit
year's Hop, and toward whic
Hops of recent years have bees
itably tending, are a disgrace
University -and cannot be tol
Any action short of the extreme
ure adopted would, in the opi:
the committee, be trifling and

Reasons Stated
"The specific abuses which c
for this drastic ,action are as foll
1. The consumption' of a cons
able quantity of liquor in variou
the booths. This fact requires no
2. The very general smoking o
garets in a large number of b(
This was an act of sheer defian
the rules of the Board of Regents
of the laws of common decency.
3. Wilful and flagrant disregar
the part of many fraternities,. o
University Senate's rules gove
house-parties and dances in co
tion with the Hop. These rules
drawn up by the students thems
on the occasion of the restorati
the Hop after its discontinuan
1914. Every year this committe
sent to each fraternity a copy of
rules and statement of the cir
stances of their adoption. As th
ternities made no demur agains
rules and never requested their
ation or amendment, they . t
pledged themselves to respect t
accordingly the committee views
conduct as dishonorable and dem
izing to the student body,
Hop Committees Whitewashe
"It should be clearly under
that the action taken involves no
icism, expressed or implied, of th
nior Hop committees of past
Without exception these comn
have, since the restoration o:
Hop, been composed of a type o
representative of the best eleme
the student body. They have
fested a fine spirit of loyalty to
classes and to the University;

Washington, Jan. 14. - The senate
finance committee is considering the.
Fordney emergency bill amendment
announced today by Senator Calder
providing for important duties on
butter, cheese, fresh milk and cream
and another by Senator Jones of New
Mexico restoring the Dingley tariff
rate on hides. The tariff imposed on
butter and butter substitutes and on
cheese is .06 a pound; fresh milk'
would be taxed .02 a gallon and
cream .05.
Washington, Jan. 14. - Convening
of a naval court of inquiry at the
Rockaway naval station to investigate,
the flight and loss of naval balloon
in which Lieutenants Kloor, Hinton
and Farrell were carried to the shores
of Hudson bay, was ordered tonight
by Secretary Daniels. The secretary
ordered also an inquiry into the "con-
duct" of the balloon's personnel while


have shown a deep sense of the
sponsibility, and a praisewort
gerness to make their Hop a
a large University function
be. The results last year
prove that they are unable t
with the individual caddishnes
selfish recklessness of groups
from whom better things mig
expected. We deeply regret th
heaviest penalty must fall on
who are guiltless - this year
committee and hundreds of J
would never countenance suc
duct as vulgarized the last H
seems unjust, but it is unav
under existing circumstances, a
committee has no apology to
Student Life Assailed
"If it is asked why the Hop
be given under new restrictio
with pledges of good conduct fr
participating fraternities, the c
tee makes this answer: So ma
ternities have proved untrusi
and forfeited their right to I
spect that we could have no :
the sincerity of their promise
cannot stultify ourselves by
them new incentives. to disl
Our student life is riddled w
vicious type of conduct that
the Hop. Private dances and
parties have been, if anything
than the. Hop and its pendan
"We do not want a denal
l compromised Hop. - If we ha
t thing it must be the real thing
- will be no Hop this year, nor a
e stitute for it. There never
(Continued on Page Eig

Washington, Jan. 14. - Admiral
Gleave, commander of the Asiatic
fleet, reported to the navy department
that he had appointed a naval court of
inquiry, which would proceed from
Manila to Vladvistok to investigate
the fatal shooting there recently of
Lieutenant Landong.
Dean L E. Cooley in New York City
Dean Mortimer E. Cooley, of the
engineering college, arrived in New
York, yesterday for a week's visit to
attend meetings of various societies
with which he is affiliated. These are
the American Society of Mechanical
Engineers, of which he was presideni
for the past year, the American Indus
trial Council of Engineers, and th
American Society of Civil Engineers.

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