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Presidet. rHarding Stil Holds to Isf
Vres of a si Reenueds HsStates That University Does Not Try
Sales Tfix to Bring Athletes Here by
,t Underhand Methods
(By Associated Press) ..:
Washington, Feb. 11. - The out- "I know of no man on the Michigan
standing development today in the SEN G. F. PEARCE, NOTED AUS- teams who is ineligible or about
bonus legislation situation was an un- tralian, who speaks tonight in Hill whom there is any reason for suspic-
expected announcement in the house auditorium. ion," said Prof. Ralph / W. Aigler,
by Chairman Fordney, of the ways and "_chairman. of theBoard ofControl of
means committee, that the bonus bill Athletics, yesterday, regarding the
would be ready for presentation to "a N T A S R LA athletic situation at Michigan in view
caucus of housea Republicans within of the recent sensational discussions,
the next 10 days. URpbcn-th charges and statements regarding
Discunssed WidelyConference athletes. The discussion
.sWhile there was no other yreference was brought about by the eruption in
to the bonuson the floor, bous talk Notre Dame athletics caused by the
swirled through the corridorsand for discovery of a number of professionals
the time being discussion of plans for on the lege teams.
cutting the army and navy appropri- "Our Common Interests in the Pacific" Officials Blameless
ation bill was forgotten. Republicon Subject of Senator Pearce's "I am equally sure, however," Pro-
members of the ways ad means com- Lecture fessor Aigler continued, "that there
mittee, meeting morning and after- are men here as well as in all the
noon went over details of the pro- HAS HELD MANY IMPORTANT other Conference schools who are
posed bill, without giving any informa- playing in athletics in defiance of the
tion as to the exact form as to the OFFICES UNDER GOVERNMENT rulings regarding professionalism, but
measure to be reported. that all the members of the various
"There is no power in the house to "Our Common Interests in the Pacif- athletic teams are eligible as far as
head off the soldier bonus now," said ic' Is the subject of the lecture which the knowledge of the responsible
A. Republican leader, which seemed Sen. G. F. Pearce, pf Australia, will heads goes, I also believe."
to be the view of most members insist- deliver at 8 o'clock tonight in Hill au- Statements in Chicago and other pa
ing on its early passage. ditorium under the auspices of Uni- pers who have been carrying discus-
Democrats Object versity Oratorical association. ' sions of the situation brought to the
Democrats opposing the measure in- Senator Pearce has had an unbroken fore by Notre Dame, have said and in-
sisted, on the other hand, that objec- careersin Australian politics since the ferred things regarding college ath-
tion to the sales taxwas so strong in incekption of the commonwealth in letics which are not true, it is the be-
some quarters that Xif the plan of 1901. He secured nomination for one lief of officials throughout the Con-
meeting soldier 'payments were pre- ofthe six senate seats in the common- ference. One of them stated that the
sented squarely it might be defeated. wealth parliament, for western Austra- responsibility for hiring and paying
President Harding it was declared, la, and has retained his seat contin- of athletes rests on the shoulders of
believes that a productive sales tax is uously to date, having been successful those in charge of athletics at the
the simplest form whih could be in four elections. various colleges, and Professor Aigler
worked out. This would avoid, it was Responsible for Australian Army disproves this statement, among 'oth-
said, the problem of exemptions which He entered the ministry in 1908 as ers.
would clash a rise in case any contin- minister of defense. This government Tactics Above Board
ual retail sales tax was decided in.' took the first step towards the estab- "I have made it my business," he
lishment of -the Australian navy. said, "to learn of the circumstances
Et [iWhile Senator Pearce was minister in under which every "M" man on the
M111MESWILL BE HU~I that cabinet, universal military train- campus came to this school. I am
ing was instituted. During the late convinced that there is no doubt what-
war, Pearce was practically responsi ever regarding the propriety of the
I ITiliTICble for the administration of the Aus- way in which these men were brought.
tralian army. here. It is possible that in a few in-
TRACK- MNWL In the 21 years of the existence of stances, influences may have contrib-
BASKETBALL MEN WILL federated Australia, he has held the uted to the securing of employment,
BE GIVEN DINNER portfolio of minister of defense for but if there are any jobs in Ann Ar-
TONIGHT more than 10 years. A reconstruction bo open to students in which the
of the commonwealth cabinet recently compensation is out of keeping with
Mimes, the Union honorary dramatic took place, under which Senator services actually rendered, I have yet
organization, will be host for the eve- Pearce was offered and accepted the to find them. The boys who are per-
ning to visiting athletic teams from portfolio of minister for home and ter- suaded to enter college purely as ath-
the University of Chicago and the ritorie letes almost certainly never become
University of Wisconsin at a banquet Acted as Prime Minister eligible in the better type of school.
tonight in the main dining room of During the absence of his chief, Mr. The requi @ments of one year of pass-
the Union. The spirit of friendly com- W. H. Hughes, in England In 1916, he ifig college work almost automatical-
petition will be the keynote of the acted as prme minister of the com- ly weed out these undesirables."
evening, fostered by speeches of the monwealth and in 1919 he visited Great In addition to stating emphatically
coaches and entertainment by campus Britain to take control of the demobil- his belief in the innocence of the ath-
musicians. /chaso h Cneec col
The track team from Chicago, cm- ization of the Australian troops letic heads of the Conference schools
Tpetn thchgan ino heaftero- President Mfarion L. Buston will in- regarding professionals on their teams
P r e sige nttM a ri onig a nB unt oh ew illei n - d u c e $ne sit hkMi c htga n i net hu ra fe- a n d th e h ir in g o f a th le te s , P r o f e s s o r
*noon, and Wisconsin's basketball troduce ythe speaker at the lecture to-
, n s st night.Aigler mentioned the ,ruling forbid-
squad, which plays Michigan tonight, ni ding summer baseball.
together with the ,University's track Individuals holding season ticketsdigsmebabl.
and basketball teams and all officials will present entire tickets at thedoor "Baseball Different" ,
at botcontests will be the honor for admission. "Baseball is different from foot-
guests. A similar entertainment was ball," he said, "in that the temptation
given last spring to the track squad of to play baseball comes in the sum-
Cornell and did much to foster the IUNJT IS' NNUNbLU mer months, and also in that the rela-
friendly feeling that now exists be- tions between professional baseball
tween the universities. -n nORnOin nrTinu TIE and football are different from those
Prof. William Arayer, of the his-sVt .of the college games. Professional
ory 'department, a member of the football depends almost entirely on
Board in.Control of Athletics, wilbe college ~ football, while professional
the toastmaster of the evening. Coach "'INTERNATIONAL E N T A N G L E. baseball would' never miss 'college
Fieldilng H. Yost, athletic director at MENTS" WILL BE DOCTOR baseball if it were to drop from ex-
principal FINLEY'S TOPIC istence. This difference in the rela-
Michigan, w ge Universi ty'sh retI' Ctionship between the professional and

and Coach Alonzo Stag'g, director of amateur sports accounts in part, at
athletics at Chicago, will reply for the "International Entanglements" will least, for the attitude of the public
visitors, be the subject of the address by John which condones the playing of base-
Special entertainment will be given H. Finley, commissioner of education ball by college athletes in the sum-
by Rhodes' orchestra, W. A. Busse, of the state of Newt York, at the Uni- mer. Fully 75 per cent of the people
'24L, in a singing act, and the Mimes' versity convocation at 10 o'clock not only disagree with the rule but
quartette. The dress for the evening next Wednesday morning, Washing- think it positively absurd. When
will be tuxedos for students and street ton's birthday, in Hill auditorium. there is a continuous lack of public
clothes for the guests. Washington's birthday will be de- support it is not surprising that there
A few tickets remain unsold and clared a holiday according to the us- is such difficulty in enforcing the
may be purchased today in the lobby ual custom. The program -for the rule."-.
of the Union. Attendance will be convocation will incilude selections
limited to 200, consisting of 65 ath- by the Varsity Glee club, among PROF. RENE TALA-1LON WILL
letes and 135 students. - The commit- which will be, Gounod's "Soldiers' CONDUCT TOUR OF FRANCE
tee *in charge of the affair is compose Chorus," from "Tannhauser." Earl V. C
ed of M. R-.Norcrop, '23L, chairman;. Moore, University organist, will ren-
D. H Van Horn, '22, assistant chair- der an organ prelude and postlude; department, Ti to be n charge of an
man; ad Gerge Barnes '24 the audience will .sing "America."r , is to be _anchorgBans,.'4
____n____g ____,_. President Marion L. Burton, will in- extensive tour of France this sum-
GRADUATE CLUB TO HA'T'E troduce Dr. Finley. 0 mer. Although the trip is primarily
PATFLGRADUATE CLU TO AVEfor the study of the French language
'ARYY FOR A"L ARADUATES and customs, there will be opportu-
- 'YGM ALION" CAST TAKESnities to visit many points of par-
The Graduate club will have an in- TRIP TO ST. CLAIR COUNTY ticular interest to Americans, such as
formal dancing and card party at 8 'Versailles, Fontainebleau and Amiens.
o'clock this evening in Barbour gym- "Pygmalion," which was played last Provisions have also been made for
nasium. Refreshments will be pro- month at the Whitney theater by the a visit to Oberammergeu, the scene
vided. All graduate students are in- Comedy club, appeared in Port Huron of the' Passion Play, which is to be
vited, as it is the object of the club last night,.and will play in Mt. Clem- revived after a lapse of .t2 years.
to bring the graduate students of all ens tonight. The entire original cast The. party will sail from Montreal
epartments together at this event. is on the trip on June 21; and return Sept. 9.

Undergraduate Ar
Scorns Sillyo U
Ridicules -Local

(By Agnes Holmquist)
Protest of faculty control is the
key-note in the survey of the Univer-
sity, written by G. D. Eaton,'23, and
published in the Marich issue of the
Smart Set. To his credit he has mark-
ed several faults hitherto either not
seen because of mental laziness, or un-
commented on through fear of ridicule
and universal disapproval.
The loss of independence in thought
and actions at the University, the in-
troduction of prep-school methods 'of
discipline would be laughable if they
were not so aggrevating to one still
under the rule. His stand is to be ad-
mired but when it passes over into rid-
icule the article weakens. Instances
of attempts to regulate the private life
of the students are cited by Eaton and
justly ridiculed. An erroneous idea
has sprung up that the whole of a
New Dramatics Supervisors Will Have
Charge Over Productions
Prof. L. A. Strauss, of the English
department, has been named chairman
of the committee on student dramat-
ics, it was anounced yesterday from
the office of the Dean pf Students.
Professor Strauss will have as co-
workers on this committee, Prof. 0.
3. Campbell, of the English depart.
ment, and Prof. H. A. Kenyon, of the
French and Spanish departments.
This is an entirely new committee
and was named as a sub-committee of
the committee on -student affairs,
working in co-operation with the lat-
It will be the aim of this new com-
mittee to help and assist the various
dramatic organizations of the Univer-
sity, to see that one organization is
given equal chances with the others
to stage its productions and to, see
that all productions staged by the
several dramatic, organizations and
societies of the campus will be worthy
of the University.
"Our purpose will be to encourage
everything that is in the interest of
the students' better 'dramatic ideals,"
said Professor Strauss, 'in comment-
ing on the work of the new commit-
IN 1911
Alex Dow, president and general
manager of the Detroit Edison com-
pany, who will speak upon "Opportu-
nities in Public Utilities," at 3 o'clock
tomorrow afternoon in the Union as-
sembly room, has been recognized for
years as a national leader in his 'field.
He received the honorary degree of
Master of Engineering from the Uni-
versity in 1911, in recognition of his
services in utilities work.
Among the public utilities works in
which Mr. Dow has been active are
the Detroit Edison company, of which
he has been general manager for
more than 25 ears; the Detroit Unit-
ed Railway lines, of which he is a
former director; and the Connor's
creek power plant,, the design and
construction of which he directed.
Hans Kindler To
BeHere Jtonday

Hans Kindler, the famous 'cellist
who is to appear as soloist with the
Detroit Symphony orchestra in their
concert Monday evening in Hill audi-
torium, has had a varied career, ac-
cording to Samuel Pierson -Lockwood,
of the School of Music. Kindler, born
of musical parents in Rotterdam 30
years ago, began the study of both
piano and 'cello at the age of 8. At
13 he won first prize for both at the
Rotterdam conservatory.
In 1914, after numerous highly suc-
cessful appearances in Europe, hel
came to America to visit relatives,
They were invalidated by the war, and
as a consequence the young musician
remained in this country. Numerous
composers have written works for his
'cello, among them Ornstein, Bloch
(Continued on Page Eight)

fide In Smarr Set
niversity laculty,U;
Idiots And Idiocies FRT T KM
student's life is the subject for re-
view and control. Oberlin was on the
road to fame when her faculty got the
same idea. Now her name is the signal
On the other hand Eaton speaks of BUT SCORE MAY BI
the professors as "for the most part CLOSE
silly and idealistic, men who know -
only too little of their own fields."
Unfortunately the majority of the stu- SIMMONS, VAN ORDI
dent body has not arrived at the point WILL NOT BE FW TT
of intellectual development where they
know more than the professors. In all Competition in Events Will 1
fairness to the professors, it must be with New RecrdProba
remembered that they spend all of T w o etirdf arei ,
theIr time out of class rooms reading, , in Two Mile Run,
in a serious attempt to keep up with
the students. If they fall in a few in- Michigan's Varsity track t
stances they must be excused. In his waiting for the crack of the
attack on thA faculty Eaton overlooks .gun which will set it into
a greater fault,-such great absorption against the Chicago .Maroon
in outside study that classes are not opening meet of. the 122tr
only incidental but annoying, son at Waterian gymnasium
Over-organization of the campus this afternoon.
into various clubs, and fraternities- is The Maroons come here wi
also touched on by Eaton. This is a medioc're team. Although bo
long recignized evil and yet each year several individual stars, in 1
sees the appearance of new clubs- sons of the Brckman brothei
This, however, is only an indication of and Redmon, the Chicago squ
a deeper difficulty not discussed by the necessary balance whioh
Eaton-namely, the higher value plac- make up a powerful trick
ed on social activity as compared tion. LastSaturday the atlile
with intellectual achievement. Some the Windy City dropped a clo
of the time spent in palm-singing tested meet to the somewhat
might be spent in an attempt to ver- ed Purdue track squad by ti
come this attitude-nor will a ew of 45 1-2'to 40 1-2 at Lafayette
set of rules do it. , present indications point to
The Union is condemned as "hotel- more favorable than another <
like" and the Library as "factory- at the hands of the Wolverit
like." These conditions are unfortun- Expect Miehigan Wi
ate necessary evils arising out of the Michigan strangely seems
size of the University. Reserving cer- jinx for Chicago track tem
tain books at the Library can only ap- after year Steve Farrell's
pear childish as Eaton calls it. We are have trampled up'on the
allowed to read Defoe's "Moll Fland- tracksters, winning last y
'er'" or Fielding's "Tom Jones" but door meet by the one-sided
such books as those of Havelock Ellis 64 to '31. Coach Farrell fee'
are forbidden. , dent of victory this afternu
Characteristically, Eaton approves predicts that at least on
the Gargoyle when it satirizes "local sum .record, the two 'mile r
(Continued on Page Eight) - be broken in the course
triumph. However, he exp
" e meet to be more than a. m
J'fenckenite Finds, away. The loss of Van Ord
(, , , . doubtedly the best shotputtei
VSmart Set t/t Conference, and Martin, thr<
' eligibility, and the absence of
ln Feb. GargaoyleSimmons, the star dash ma
weaken the Wolverine squad
extent of making things int
(By Gee Dee Eeee) Start with 0 Yard Da
Of late, due to the. skulduggery of The 50 yard dash shoul
things off with a rush. Ke
the campus publications, I have not re- Burke, the two best bets for I
ceived half the attention and public- verines in this event, resp
ity that is my due. In all 'modesty, I will findsome keen competitic
therefore present the following ex- two Maroon flashes, .Pyott
cerpts from the Preface department Sargent should win both
of the February Gargoyle, which yard low and high hurdles wi
makes its monthly appearance on the' undue amount of trouble 1
campus next Tuesday, which issue, as Brickman, the most adept of
I ssroon hurdlers. Last year
I have said, contains the worst humor showed himself to be about
written since the death of Mark Twain. hurdler in the Conference,
The art work is a little better. For copped first place In the ch
instance , (I quote myself), " 'Simle ship meets.
Cuts for Simple People,' will likely The 440 yar ;dash should- b
have the approval of our fine arts and thriller. Siemons has been
aesthetic departments. As for me, I up exceptionally well in, prac
can see nothing in it. It is easily the with the aid of Joyner and
worst example of Greek frieze stuff should make things more tha
since Plutarch did his 'Lives' for Per- esting for the Maroon hotfo<
ile's Sun Parlor." Brickman and Masek.
The reading matter, as I said before, The 880 yard run is one o
is abominable. I quote again myself, gan's weak spots.. Farrell has
concerning a particular story in the ed Douglas, a good mil r, ove
Gargayle, which I am convinced is .,.e. ak s op.Atobolstering
of all the Puritanistic rot ... the worst weak spot. Aithough ioug
since Botticelhi wrote 'The Three made pretty fair 'tlme ti i
Graces.' . mie, he can look forward to
"'Paging the Health Service,' is (Continued on Page Eig'
however, the best dithyrombic critic-
ism since Mencken's 'Prejudices, Sec- JOURNAL S*rT TEL
ond *Series.' The Gargoyle writer has HIS EXPEERlE
not Mencken's epispastic style, but he
has a touch of the keen, analytical
Mencken mind, Mencken's caustic way, Recounting his experience
Mencken's eyebrows, Mencken's com- parts of the world, Junius B
bative chin, Mencken's . . . Mencken's '00, talked before an inform

.... etc. ' ence at 11 o'clock, in Univers
'Your Senior Year' is a burst of and at the luncheon of the E
lyric poetry. I compare it favorably Press club at the Union at no
to Swift's 'Gulliver's Travels' for its terday.
touching epicedic emotion, and with The lecture in University hF
Gorgione's 'Concert Champetre,' for o'clock was an informal talk
the exquisite way in which the-figures about the recent Arms confer
-of-spelech-have been softly drap- Washington which Mr. Wood
ed. I know of nothing better in the for the Chicago Daily News.
way of literature unless it be Quentin cussed the manner in which r
Mesys' 'Moon Calf'." who were at the Conference w
Well, the above are just samples of en the news. He told how t
my prefaces. It is, in brief, good stuff. was given out from the cc
I have never done anything better. meetings by means of comm
The wllole business is, in fact, the best and how the reporters could
review ever written. The February on these by interviews with n
Gargoyle will show, by virtue of run- were at the sitting.
ning this review of :mine, a vast im- At the Press club meeti
provement over any previous issue of Wood told more of his exp
the Gargoyle-in short a literary treat abroad. The work with the
awaits those fortunate enough to get can forces in France and ti
hold of a copy of the Gargoyle next lutionary factions in China w
Tuesday. phasized.
Tu____y._At the noon luncheon -of tl
club the officers for the presen
Roth Speaks in South. ter were elected as follows: p
Prof. Filibert' Roth, of the forestry James A. Gallery, '22; vice-p
department, gave two talks to - the Virginia V. Tryon, '23; secret
Southern Forestry congress at Jack- nona A. Hibbard, '24; and ti
son, Miss., last week, Sidney B. Coates, '32.

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