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Today---- Mother



Wolverines Illini Runners Take All Events, Tie
arly Mark Set for

Mother's Day is a mark of appreciation for the woman who kept us in
clean pinafores at the age of four, soothed our black eyes at the age of eight
and rebuilt our trodden souls at the age of sixteen.
Now at the age of twenty it is agreed that we should reciprocate officially
on one day set apart from the year. Florist' shops, card shops, gift shops
make it an easy and appreciated incident to acknowledge the day. Ample
publicity makes it a matter of convention. But aside from matters of con-
vention and ease, how much of Mother's Day do we celebrate and how much
of appreciation goes into the celebration?
A considerable amount, of course. Normal humanity naturally does ap-
preciate mothers, but today is the day on which we stress the appreciation
and not the celebration. A long letter home, a telegram, or the remembering
of some quirk of mother's likes that can be pampered. They may take time
and they may not reek of the dribbling sentimentality that splashes about on
the cards one buys to-send home, but they will "deliver the goods" better. In
this age of too-much sloganing we might add another one for Mother's Day:
"Don't sentimentalize - appreciate."

May 13.-Ohio State
big surprises of the
ternoon when the
nine won from Mich-
battle at Columbus,
to 2. The defeat at
Buckeyes has put a
i's hopes for a clean
nd although it will
lverine chances for
it forces them on
eir remaining games
rivals, Illinois and
set in some of their
ce Goes in
Wolverine pitching
lab opposed to Cap-
e Scarlet and Grey
not up to his usual
the steadiness which
erizes his delivery.
ay on the mound he
s and was nicked for
was plainly off form
four and one-third
ce replaced him and
ball, but the damage
.d Michigan failed to
h the necessary hits
ead Ohio had gained
ve innings.
scoring in the open-
uckeyes scored twice
'ere down. Fisher's
ount in their half of
Roby doubled and
long fly by Paper.
le second, and both
>ss the plate khen
left center.

In a meet featured by the breaking
of one record and the tying of another
and with many fast times, the Michi-
gan track squad went down to defeat
to Illinois yesterday afternoon by the
score of 91 to 44. The meet was full'
of interest throughout, although the'
score does not indicate it. The biggest
surprises of the afternoon came when
McElven of Michigan tied Osborne of
the Sucker squad in the high jump!
and when Hoffman of Michigan beat
Angier of Illinois, a champion of na-
tional calibre, by heaving the javelin
200 feet.

From The President SECOND YEAR MEN TAKE 1t

To the Students of the University:
It seems wise to relterate at this
time that the University cannot
tolerate in any way the use of
violence; but with this understood,
to make clear that the University
stands behind the Student council
in its efforts to develop effectively
what is termed "student self-gov-
"Student self-government," the
Uni.versity believes is an effort
Isubstitute reason for force; and
the students by their use of force
are attacking their own form of
government. If force or disorder
be encouraged by student opinion
as expressed in the editorial col-
umns of The Daily this morning, it
can have no other effect than that
of defeating the plan of "student
Th Committee of Inquiry, re-
cently appointed, unanimously
concurs in this statement.

Will Assume Important 'Post
Large Eastern Power

No Injuries Reported; Two Yea
Collapse Under Strain of


Time Fast
Excellent time was made in the 100
yard dash when Ayres of the Illinois
squad 'lived up to his reputation by
breasting the tape in 10 flat. Sim-
mons followed closely and Burke took
third. The Illini showed strong 'iii
the 220 yard dash. Ayres and Ascher
took first and second and Burke of
Michigan 'took third.
The Illini showed strong in the
quarter mile and took all three places.
Sweet of the Sucker team, took first in
the remarliably good time of 49 and
2-5 seconds. The Michigan men set
the pace until the last stretch when the
Illini showed a great deal of pep and
forged ahead. In the half mile event
Yates of Illinois, made good time by
taking it in 1:58 and 3-5 seconds..
Kloepper of Illinois, followed closely
and Douglas, who ran a good race,
added a point to Michigan's score by
taking third. The Illini men slam-
med the mile event and tied the Ferry
field record by covering it in 4:19 and
4-5. Patterson, Wharton and Wells
came in in the order named. Davis of
Michigan, won a well earned second
place in the two mile race when he
beat Scott of the Sucker squad, for
this place. Swanson of the Illini,
(Continued on Page Six)
Neophytes Enter
Tiangle Ranks
The Engineering arch got its semi-
annual scrubbing yesterday when the
10 ijeophytes of Triangles, honor Jun-
ior engineers' society, fulfilled the re-
quirements wihch made them Trian-
gles. A formal initiation and banquet
followed at the Union at 6:30, at which
Prof. E. L. Eriksen of the engineering
department addressed the '24E initi-
Those who stood the 'gaff and prov-
ed equal to the task were: W. C.
Kratz, C. M. Ross, H. M. Birk, C. A.
Campbell, J. A. Bowen, R. H. Krause,
H. H. Hubbard, J. P. Bernard, D. F.
Swan, and°D. D. Wilson.
,Sphinx Reveals
Secrets To- Ten

Prof. John Castlereagh Parker, who
since 1915 has served as head of the
electrical engineering department of
the University, "has resigned from his
position with .the University and will
assume the office of electrical engi-
neer for an eastern central power
station company, it was announced
yesterday. Although the name of the
organization of which he will become
an official was not divulged, it is un-,
derstood that it administers to the
needs of the largest number of people
served by any central station com-
pany in the country.
Has Had Wide Experience
Professor Parker entered the- Uni-
versity from Detroit in 1897. He re-,
ceived the degree of bachelor of sci-
ence (mechanical engineering) in 1901.
The following year he was granted the
degree of master of arts, and in 1904,
that of electrical engineer. After a
year of service with the General Elec-
tric company, Schenectady, N. Y., he
served for a year as instructor in me-
chanical and ellectrical engineering
for Union university, Schenectady.
From this position he became as-
sistant to the engineer in charge of
the Niagara Construction company, de-
signing and building the 220,000 horse
power electrical generating plant of
the Ontario Power company, the larg-
est then ever built. As assistant to the
vice-president and chief engineer of
the Iroqu'ois Construction company,.in
1905 and 1906, he assisted in the build-
ing of the lines of the Niagara, Lack-
awanna, and Ontario Power company
from Niagara Falls to. Syracuse, at

that time the largest and highest volt-
age transmission in existence.
Engineering Economics Specialty
Professor Parker was chosen me-
chanical and electrical engineer for
the Rochester Railway and Light
company, Rochester, N. Y., in 1907,
from which position he was called to
the professorship of electrical engi-
neering in the University in 1915. His
consulting engineering work during
these periods has included public util-
ities investigations and reorganiza-
tions for the cities of Detroit, Tole-
do, Grand Rapids, and Jackson, and
such public utilities corporations as
the Detroit Edison company and the
New York State railways.
Economics in its relation to engi-
nebring has been a field of special re-
search by Professor Parker through
his periods of service to private or-
ganizations and to the University.
No successor to Professor Parker
has been named.
fumes Presents


President Declares Officials Have
isfactorily Concluded Or


e came back in its half of'
and counted another run,
fifth the Buckeyes scored
h run- of the contest on
ick and Uteritz. After the
neither team/got a run
plate and there were few
s to score. Knode, Roby,
hackleford took prominent
chigan's offensive by driv-
ely hits. Cotter had good
held the Wolverines to five


O (By Harry C. Clark)
One of the most noteworthy, daring,
and successful attempts perhaps in
the field of college dramatics' was
made by the Mimes theater in off er-
ing. the first - presentation in America'
of "The Cloister," a play unusually
hard to produce because of the poetic
form in which its lines were written,
because 'of a setting which lacks pop-
ularity in the modern drama, and be-
cause of the exaction of unique char-
acter portrayal in the lines. "The
Cloister," written by Emile Verhae-
ren, was played last night for the
second time at the Mimes theater un-
der the auspices of the Mimes Dra-
matic society.
, All the characters of the play ap-
pearel adapted to their parts, but spe-
cial mention should be made of those
whose roles were he.viest, as the dif-
ficulty of the parts seemed to be in
proportion to the exceptional quality
with which they were acted. Carl W.
Guske, '22, in the highly emotional
role of Dom Balthazar did especially
well in carrying out his part, which
was alternately touched with peni-
tence, humility, faithfulness, and con-
science. To Thomas Underwood, '23-
L, we must accord praise for the fi-
delity of portrayal in the execution of
his character work as Father Thom-
as, a crafty, proud, and scheming
monk. Elman S. PettiJohn, '22E, gave
a true interpretation to the part of
the prior, a calm and masterful man.
Lauren B. Stokesberry, as the pure
and innocent Dom Mark, and George
S. Buchanan, '22, as the clear-sighted
Dom Militien, carried out the true
spirit of their lines.

In a personal statement to repre-
sentatives of the press yesterday morn-
ing, President Marion L. Burton de-
clared that the University is capable
of handling the Orr case'and any sim-
ilar one which may arise. He intim-
ated that no attempt would be made
to deter Louis T. Orr, Sr., father of
the freshman, from- taking his case
into court if he so desired.
Orr has been in Ann Arbor for some
time, during which period he has been
allowed to present his case before the
Senate council, the deans in confer-
ence, representative students, and the
President in person. In spite of his
comparisons of University students to
Chicago's "wrecking crews," he has
so far failed, in the President's opin-
ion, to present any evidence worthy of
serious consideration. The situation,
according to President Burton, is not
in any sense extra-ordinary, being of
no more significance than other similar
sporadic outbursts which have occur-
red from time Ito time for many years.
"There is no action to take," said
the President. "The men of the Uni-
versity are not 'crooks, thugs, and
bandits,' but a splendid, clean body
of young men. Admitted that the or-
iginal occurrence was carried a little,
too far, the situation has been satis-
factorily handled without any assist-
ance from Mr. Orr, and we are per-
fectly competent to take care of the
case in the future. We have listened
to him out of courtesy."

Wearers of the red toques yesterd
proved decisively their right to t:
supremacy of the underclasses 1
winning the annual Spring games
the score of 6 to 2. The freshm
were able to count one point in the
favor when they won the second
the obstacle races, the victors seeu
ing two points- in the latter ever
and also three points. in the rope-t
ing contest. A tie .in the tug-of-w
gave each.=class one additional poil
Fiesh in Majority
Although there was no dearth
pep and spirit on the part of bo
contestants, the sophomores seem
to hold the upper hand during the e
tire fracas, in spite of the ,fact tli
the yearlings had a great advanta
in number of men.
Assembling about their color be
ers in front of Waterman gymnasit
at 9:30 o'clock the men of '24 gathl
ed their forces and marched do
South State street behind the so
band, the members of which wc
brightly colored uniforms of flin
flannel and wool.. The yearling c
horts met in front of the Library a
after donning their war paint, follo
ed their opponents in parade forn
tion down to the scene of the batt
'25 Men Take One Rae
The sophomores early evinced th
superiority by out-dstancing the fre
runners in the first of the obsta
races, in which each class was rep:
sented by relay teams of 10 men, w
carried the colors of their respect
sides over walls 10 feet highsa
through coffee barrels. The' seca':
race was closely fought, the defer
ers of the '25 flag coming out ahe
at the tape, while '24 came back
strong fashion and took first hon
in the last race.
In the rope-tying contest th, s
eral thousand spectators were w
nesses to a battle of wits and stra
gy. Each class was given its 1
fighting g'round and prison, and
contestants were supplied with th
only weapons of war, in the form
short pieces of rope with which
bind their opponents. The battle
first was slow, neither soph nor fre
man wishing to make the first i
vance, neither side willing to give
gain first blood. After skillful man
vering, the men of grey suddenly rl
ed forward, and the battle was
When the smoke and dust had cle
ed and the three rounds of the tour
ment had been fought, '24 had tal
into its camp 314 enemy prisoners a
shad lost 222 of its own men, t
earning another three points, and
suring for itself the final victory.
Spirit Good-Natured
Student councilmen in charge of
games declared that they were sa
fled that both classes had show
commendable spirit of fairnessi
good sportsmanship throughoutl
contests. No injuries were repor
but two freshmen, John E. Clark, 3
was taken to St. Joseph's sanitari
and H. C. -Hewlitt, who was brou
' to the University hospital, were1
- tims of over-excitement, Hewlitt <
lapsing after the tug-of-war Fri
and Clark shortly after the obst
races yesterday.
® Alpha Nu Society
Initiates Seve
Alpha Nu, honorary debating so
ty, held its initiation at 2:30 o'c
- yesterday afternoon, and their an
n banquet last night at the Union.
r following men were initiated in
e afternoon: W. R. Emblidge, '24, G
e Parmenter, '25, J. J. Hieftje, '23
r E. Ramsdell, '25, E. R. Isbell, '23
r E. Hansen,. 24L, R. C. Masters,
Officers elected for next seine
were: president, F. R. Allaben,
vice-president, J. K. Dunn, '24;
t retary, Frank Lamberton, '23; tr
k urer, E. C. Prophet, '24.

n Prof. Glenn D. Bradley, '07, of
s oratorical department of Toledo
- versity, was the principal speake
the annual banquet last night.


orge Bell, Jr., commander
th 'Corps area, will arrive
:45 o'clock Monday for an
of the local R. O. T. C. unit.
arrival he will be taken im-
to Ferry' field,-where a bat-
iew of five companies un-
ommand of Cadet Major P.
'24E, under the supervision
ol. E. F. Moore, '22E, of the
staff, will take place as the
of the scheduled program,
be carried out during Gen-
s inspection. General Bell
ned on Ferry field by Pres-
on L. Burton, President
Harry B. Hutchins, Dean
Fl" .Cooley, Regent Junius
n-- o

Twice every year the mighty Sphinx
speaks and unfolds to the weary trav-
ellers before it the great secrets of
which it is the guardian. Last night
at 6:30 o'clock the annual spring
Mummification took place in the
Union. The men chosen to enter the
Sphinx, junior literary honor society,
were iritiated into the secrets of that
society at a banquet at which several
of the alumni, active members and in-
itiates spoke. Those who were ini-
tiated were: J. L. Blott, H. K. Duf-
field, W. H. Hattendorf, H. D. Hoey,
T. G. Kindel, H. G. Kipke, S. N. Muir-
head, L. E. Neisch, W. K. Scherer, D.
W. Steketee.

The official date for the distribu-
tion of the 1922 Michiganensian has
been set for tomorrow, according to
a statement made by R. F. Wieneke,
'22, business manager, yesterday. Dis-
tributipn will take place from a booth"
constructed in the east basement of
the -Library commencing at 1 o'clock.
Michiganensians will be given only
to students having their official re-
ceipt for payment. In addition to this
it will be necessary to furnish some
form of identification. Only enough
copies have been ordered to meet the
demand of those who have already
placed their " reservations.
In cases where the receipt has been
lost or mislaid, students will be re-
quired to call at the office of the
business nanager in the Press build-
ing later.
Students who wish to obtain books
for others who will not be able to call
in person will be required to furnish
a letter authorizing them to do so.
(Continued on Page Seven)
Members of the class in play pro-
duction will give a public review of
three one-act plays at 8 o'clock Mon-
day evening in University Hall. The
plays are: "Between the Soup and.
Savory," by Gertrude Jennings; "In-
terior," by Maurice Maeterlinck, and
"Rosalind," by J. M. Barrie. The
plays will be presented informally
and with the aid of the new curtains
recently furnished. They are open to
the public without admission fee.

e review GeneralI
companied by hisc
'. N. Caldwell, and
J. Epes, will retur
r an inspection of
tary science, and
ces for equipage. I
a tea is to be g
Dr. Hutchins in h
At 7:30 o'clock
give a stag dinne
which General Bell
of honor. General
tomorrow night

n to

a the ,F
"iven Michigan's Varsity tennis team
onor leaves today on its annual eastern
Dr. trip. Five men make up the squad
r at that will tour the East. Capt. Charles
willi Merkel, George Reindel, Jr., Johann
Bell Rorich, Federico Sanchez, and Julian
for Zemon are the racket men who will
represent Michigan against Pittsburg,
gen- Carnegie Tech, Pennsylvania, Le-
s bo high, and Cornell. They leave at
ublik 5:30 o'clock this afternoon for Tole-
C. on do. where they change for Pittsburg,

Wiley To Speak
At Union T oday
Hon. Merlin Wiley, '04L, attorney,
general of Michigan, will be the speak-
er at the Union today at the last of
the Union Sunday afternoonmeetings
to be held this year. Mr. Wiley was
prominent here for his work in ora-
.tory as well as his singing while a
member of the Methodist church
choir and the Choral union. Before
entering upon his political career he
practiced law at Sault Ste. Marie, be-
ing appointed, to his present position
in 1920.
Mr. Wiley's subject for this after-
noon is "The 'Business of Govern-
ment." In his address he will explain
the requirements of the service to
students who intend to take up gov-
ernment work. The freshman orches-
tra will play at the meeting.

(By Associated Press)
Madison, May 13.-Illinois got to
Paddock, star Badger pitcher for
eight hits today, and trimmed the
Wisconsin baseball nine by a score
of 3 to 2. Jackson, the Illini hurler,
kept the Badgers to four hits but al-
lowed two runs to cross the plate,
Lafayette, Ind., May 13-Purdue won
its fourth straight Conference game
today when Northwestern went. down
to 4 to 0 defeat. Wagner held the
Purple to two hits.
Michigan outplayed Purdue yester-
day and won the golf match between
the two schools by a 15-3 score. Poor
putting by Winters, who later in th
day made low score of 72 gave th
first round to Purdue. All the othe:
Wolverines -completely outplayed them
Cross Gives Gallery Talk Today
Prof. H. R. Cross of the departmen
of fine arts will give a gallery tall
on the current exhibition of the Ana
Arbor Art association at 3 o'clock thi
afternoon in west gallery Alumni Me
morial hall.

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