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II. No. 171






PERSIST.Light Sentence



reak-up of Liausanne Conference
Seen as ResuIt of New
Lausanne, May 22--(By A.P.)-No
ompromse to the deadlock on the
uestion of Turco-Greek reparations I
as known today at theNear East
eace conference.. M. Venizelos, head
the Greek delegation, spent a fev-
rish day from consulting with Con-
rence leaders, discussing ways and
eans- in an indeavor to ameliorate
Le situation.
Lausanne, May 22-(By A.P.)--The
eclaration of Foreign Minister Alex-

Varied Articles F
Issue Of Chim
Features abound in the last issue of
the Chimes to appear this year that
will be put on sale tomorrow.
"In Retrospect", by Robert D. Gib-
son, '23, an article devoted to the out-
going senior class, is the first article
in the magazine. The memories and
associations that the seniors have ac-
} quired in their four years on the cam-
? pes are brought out strongly in this
A review of the past musical sea-
son at Michigan, containing comments
on the May Festival, is found in "Good
Music at Michigan" by D. E. Snyder,
LaRue to Collect Seed& for Rul bel
Raising in Ceni ii

1eature Last rUIMr X TROIQI 116 Junior Lits I fllg I||IPF[E-
es Out Tomorrow UIIILtJL IIUUULL Receive Honor Of VlLVVVI LIUULLU
Druid Initation
25. who reviews the performances of Sixteen men were declared Druids,
great musicirns that havo, been seen following trials in which they learned
by Ann Arbor audience:s during the secrets of the ancient bards of the
season.f OREIGNBforest. IB ITISH P EMIE
William Ruwitch, '25, writes on "Our-- Appearing in the sacred grove at
Version of the Manly Art", and pry- WASHINGTON FALLS TO RECEIVE dusk, illuminating their way with flar- MINISTER, FOR3ER TRAIESMA
sents a history of boxing at the Umn- WORD FROM MINISTER ing torches, and clad in flowing robes, NEW TO ENILIS*H
versity. Golf is given a place in the TFO CHINA members of the order started the wait- POLITICS
publication in an article by Carton _ing Awenydds on the way to their
Wells, coach of the Varsity squad. I goul. Instruction in the ways of
' The Great Scotch Game at Michigan" GOVERNMENT OFFICIAL the men of the forest were given in COMMERCIAL INTERES'
is the subject of this article. AND BANDITSMAY MEET j the grove and in the abode of the an- APPROVE APPOINTMEN
Poetry for the issue is contributed Icient men. Following this the new
by Anton Rowlande and Merry Wag- United States Cabinet :feets to Con- men were given a banquet. Sir Robert Stevenson TPkeS Phi
nor, besides the regular poem of ;(iMer Plight of Captured Elected to the senior literary honor In Char'ge of
"You Fa, Sword and Bandanna", by Citizens society this year were: James Beres- Exchequor
Lew Harlan. ford, Harry C. Clark, Harry Davis,
As to fiction, three short stories ap- Lawrence Dooge, Arthur Graves, IHar- London, May 22--(By A. P.)-Sta
l ar. They, are: "The Iaw", by Mar- WXashington, May 22-(By, A. .)- ry D. Hoey,Kenneth Kerr, John Law- ley Baldwin, Chancellor of the E
tin Klaver, '23; "Good Fellow Emer- The Washington government had ton, Arthur McWood, Robert Mitchell, chequor, is the British prime mninist
itus," by Wallace Elliott, '23, and "A been without advice from Minister Robert C. Moriarity, L. B. Parks, James in succession of Andrew Bonar La
Certain Black Stone" a fantastic tale Schurman for more than 24 hours .Rice, John Russell, Walter K. Scher- Having followed a constitutional pra
by Anton Rowlande, today, when the cabinet met for con- er and William T. White. tice and views of the conservati
leaders through the medium of I
sideration of the plight of the for- secretaries, Lord Stanfordham and t
eigners, including American citizens, !King came to town today and wit
held as prisoners by Chinese bandits. out further remark offered the 3
T It was said emphatically the adminis- glint position to mr. Baldwin who a
tration had all confidence in Mr. 'fcepted.
Schurman and believed the country That a man comparatively new
was fortunate in having a man of his Ipolitics has come to the first positi
~~ judgment to represent it and at so - in the nation's council, passing ov

MAuriep Alexander Conradi
Under the laws of Switzerland tho


andris of Greece that his nation, hav- most severe punishment Maurice
ing decided to pay no indemnity to Alexander Conradi can receive for
Tnurkey, would withdraw from the near shooting to death the soviet envoy,
east conference this week if the An- 'M. Vorovsky, at Lausanne is four
gora delegates persisted in their de- years in prison. Conradi was a 'stu-
mands for reparations has created a dent of chemistry in the Polytechnic
fresh crisis in the peace negotiations. school at Zurich when -the above
M. Alexandris told the foreign cor- photo was taken.
respondents that " ,f the, Turks pro-r
pose to resume the war .to obtain an
indemnity then Greece accepts the
"My government," he continued,
"has determined to retire from the
conference next Wednesday or Thurs
day when the indemnity question
Comes up in a plenary session if Tur- I
key insists upon an unjust position Seniors I!etitaon Faculty For Ojen
or any effort is imade to force Greece Air Exercises ir Split Coni-
to accept this position." . nencement
He said he believed that - "if the
worst comes to the worst the Greek AMPLIFYING MECHANISM IS
army will be able to defend its honor." SOLUTION REQUEST OFFERS
"Turkey seems to feel that Greecer
was beaten in the war and therefore PetItions seeking alleviation of the
owes an indemnity," he said, "buti crowded commencement conditions,I
this is a-grave error, as Greece was addressed to President Marion L. Bur-
merely beaten in battle in Asia Minor ton and the faculty, were circulated
and hostilities were suspended by an yesterday by members of the senior
armistice which Greece is trying to classes. In as much as the present
transform into peace." graduating class totals 2064 and the
The foreig nminister urged that seating capacity of Hill auditoriumj
Turkey and Greece write off their re- 's only 4500, only a small proportion
paration demands, one against the oth- of those desiring to attend the comn-
et . #mencenent exercises can be accom-
modated under the plan decided uponI
IT rat the Dean's meeting last Wednes-
UI NION aPwru TMIii 1,Holding the exercises at Ferry field
with an amplifying device so as to
M[ permit all to hear the address, or
holding the exercises in Hill auditor-
ium In two sections, is urged in the pe-
Charles W. Merriam, '25F, was ap- tition. It is known, however that the
pointed last night by the nominating faculty isvery much against a splitI
committee of the Union to the pol-si commencement and that it refused toj
tion .of chairman of the Upperclass seriously consider open air exercisesI
advisory comi-iittee fe, the school last year. The response to the circu-
year 1923-24. lation of the documents indicates that
The aim of this committee is to the seniors are actively interested in
give each freshman when he comes the movement, as alarge number of
here in the fall an upperclass ad- names has been secured.
visor, who has as his duty, the ac- The petition follows: "To the Pres-
quainting of the new man with the ident, Members of the faculty and ad-
customs and traditions of the Univer- ministraive officers of the University
sity, and helping him to become ac, of Michigan:
customed to his new surroundings. "By reason of the large size of the
This committee also had complete present graduating clas: and the con-,
charge of the sectional games, held rsequent larg number of immediate
for the first time during the last year relatives of tine members of the same
between the freshimen from different ;who are intensely interested in witnes-I
sections of the country. During the, sing the Commencement exe cises,
past year these contests were held and ;a order to prevent the numer-'
only in basketball, but it is planned ous disappointments and heartaches
to enlarge the scope of this activity which have accompanied : previous
iext year. commencements even with a less nun-
her of students, due to the limited

ment has been appointed to head an Ladld Declares Congressional Action
expedition into South America sent ; o (n Check United State S -
out by -the Thureau of Plant Indus- wnrene Court
tries of the United States Department-
of Agriculture. Investigation of the S YS "PEOPLE FEAR GROWTH
extent and varieties of rubber trees, OF POWER IN HIGH ('OURT"
and the collection of seeds for plant--
ing in -Panama and Central America Los Angeles, May 22-(By A.P.)--
is time purpose of the expedition. In- United State Sento E. F. Ladd of
dependence of the eastern rubber North Dakota, declared in an address
monopoly is sutht, by the Depart- here today before the Los Angeles
nent of agriculture, and if rubber' City club, the "undescribable tenden-{
can be successfully grow'n in Central cy "of the United States Supreme1
America, the price of the product in Court can be checked by Congres,-I
the American continents will be
~reaty redcec1tonal action.
greatly reduced. . The senator said he believed there
The party, whih I will be0 headed by was no question the highest court had
Mr. LaRue, in capacity of specialist wusnrpet ontohdecrthade
in rubber investigations, will consist "usurped the power to declare an act
of three men. Mr. McKeever, scien- of Congress unconstitutional
oific threse t men. tr. Mc ere ion- "We cannot help but take notice of
tific. assistant in the Bureau of Plant.i the fact,", said the senator, "That there,
Industries, has been selected to ac- h
company Mr. LaRue, and the third is a growmng unrest among the people
compny r. a~u, ad te tirdand an increasing fea~r that the Su-
man is yet to be selected. Danger pnd Co isassuming toer thimt
from fever and from Indian attacks preme Court is assuming powers that r
necessitates the presence of three areapr iogsaofntcontutin
men, as the Indian guides would not iTe rtiis of the Supremeuourt
be d dabl The criticism of the Supreme -Court
be dpendble 3th rnr.lc lr in t hrs wo fro.

critical a time.
It was -assumed here that some of
the delay in further advice from the
legation as to the situation was due
to the difficulty the diplomats have j
found in determining whether there
should be foreign intervention in the
negotiations through some unofficial
delegate or arrangement should be
made for a direct meeting between{
the bandit leaders and the official 1
spokesman of the government whose
nationals are victims of the bandit:
outr age.
It was intimated at the White
House in the question of providing
a sum to meet the ransom demand
of the banditst alone appeared to1
block release of the prisoners, which
should not be regarded as a serious
matter. The implication given was
that the United States government
would ffind some method of collecting
the money and later collect from the
Peking government of such an j
Seniors Excited
On Election Eve
Excitement is running high over the
senior lit mock elections, which are
to be held at 4 o'clock this afternoon
in Natural Science auditorium. Both
parties are confident of victory, and

:" I

Selection of Members to Play at well tried and experienced statesmne
Commencement to Be like Marquis Curzon and the Earl c
Announced Balfour indicates the change whit
has taken place on the political stag
SGl'STAY 4tOLST, ENGLISwith the rise for the first time i
COMPOSER TO GIVE TALK the country's history of the labo
party to the position of His Majesty
opposition in Parliament.
President Marign L. Burton' will j The new Prime Minister, like h
be the main speaker at the banquet predecessor has graduated from trai
of the Varsity banft that will be held and also like Mr. Bonar Law, fro
at 6 o'clock tonight in the Union as- the iron trad. Neither of these me
sembly hall. All members of the was trained for politics but adopte
band who went on the recent trip politics after a successful commerci
through the state will be guests. career.
Besides President Burton several I This fact insures for the premi
prominent faculty men will speak. the support and confidence of ti
Fielding H. Yost, director of inter-, commercial and financial world. I
collegiate athletics; Prof. John L accordance with custom, the men
Brumm, of the department of rhetoric bers of the cabinet now will formall
and- jqurnalism; Prof. Fredrick B. tender their resignation and Mr. Bali
Wahr, assistant to the Dean of Stu- win will procede to appoint a ne
dents; Dean Joseph A. Bursley; and ministry. It is generally ibelieve
Prof. Earl V. Moore, of tle School of that for the most part the preser
Music, will be the speakers. . ministers will be reappointed.
Mr. Gustav Holst, noted English Among the sur-priseaof -the.d a
composer, will also talk to the band. was the anonuncement that Sir Rol
Mr. Hoist is a prominent composer ert Stevenson Horne has consente
and his "The Hymn of Jesus" was to the chancellor of the exchequor i
the feature of Thursday's performance j the new cabinet, a post he held und,
of the May Festival. He is expected Lloyd George.
to remain in town only a week more,
as he came here specially from Eng-
land to direct his offering at ths
Festival. - 'E IA E OOE
Announce-ment will be made at the
banquet of the men who will play at
commencement. In addition, the new
officers elected a week ago will be
installed. These are: president, Arth- One faculty member sand five sti
ur M. Smith, '24; vice-president, Josh- dents in the school of medicine wei
ua A. Bacon, Jr., '24M; librarian, Nel- I honored Monday night at the annn
son J. Waters, '24; assistant librarian,) initiation banquet of Alpha Omer
Quentin Klien, '24. The next year Alpha, national honorary Medical frt
manager has not yet been appointed. J t.ernity.
Dr. Norman F.bMiller, -of the scho:
of Medicine, was toastmaster. . Ti
speakers for the evening were: D
L. M. Warfield, Dr. Warren Lombar
Dr. Rueben Peterson, all of the schoc
of midicine, and H. K. Ransom a'
Russel Mutard~t'4: [i asma

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The party will leave Washington,
D. C. about July 1, and will be gone
for at least a year. The actual work-
ing starting point will be Georgetown,
in British Guiana, from which point
the expedition will work through Brit-
ish and Dutch Guiana, Brazil and
Bolivia, -oming out on the Pacific
coast. A garden will be established
in Panama to take care of the plants
and seeds sent in from time to time.
Mr. LaRue was chosen for this work,
because of his previous experience
with the United States Rubber com-
pany in Sumatra, in the Dutch East
Indies, where he was stationed for
three years., Mr. LaRue will be absent
on leave from the University to carry
on this work.

lias reaclec Me poln we aee e-
quently give a suggestion to accept
another amendment. to the constitu-
tion in order to curb the tendency of}
the court in the exercise and admin- -
istration of these powers.
"To my mind as a- layman who has
given a great deal of thought to the
subject I do not think that the remedy'
is as -difficult to obtain as our cau-
tious law makers prone to be-



Stillwater, Oklahoma, May 22--(Ty
A. P.)--Two thousand students of Oh-
lahoma college held a mass meeting
here today in which they carried] ban-
ners and distributed 'handbills pro-
testing against the appointment of
Geor~geWilsmn, former state manager
of the Far mers and Labor reconstriu-
tion league, as pr e3ideiit.
The students urged the cal-ing of
a mass meetnlg to name a ('onammi te
which would wait o Gov. J..C2. Walton
and protest 'against Wils:on's appoint-
ment. The flag e",n the college cam-
pus was at half mast and iiverted.

the leaders of each side predict a
IS !iclean sweep for their factions. Neither
machine, however, would make known
its candidates, each hoping to sur-
prise the other by introducing several
5 SILL IN LU L dark horses into the race.
The mystery with which each party
is veiling its activities has caused
Sattiago, Chile, M1ay 22-(By A. many to claim that neither organiza-
P.)--Recurrent rumors that Easter-: tion is particularly strong. It is, in
Island has sunk beneath the Pacific fact, an open secret that a number
duing the intense earthquake last of individuals in the class, who re-
~cemrber has beenn proved usound. fuse to acknowledge allegiance to any
party at all are planing to run against
1The fishing schooner Fallcon which, both machines on an independent plat-
left for the island in February re form. Observers now claim there will
turned today, reporting that all was be a number of nominees for each
:-ells. position, and that each will be hotly
The island, which is used b y the contested.
Chilean government as a penal col- Leaders of the two main parties
ony, has a population of about 1200.- contend that the independen-t candi-
It is the eastern most inhabited meni-- (rates will serve to split the vote hos-
her of the Polynesian group and is tile to their own men, thus lessening
remarkale for its giant pieces of the size of the necessary majority.
sculpture, the work of a prehistoric Then too. it is believed that the con-
people. The island lies 2~>00 miles nection of one party to the student
west of the Chilean coats. councili and of another to the track
- -------team will help strengthen the influ-
KEEA encesof both.
Briscoe Chosen
Edgar A. Kahn, '244, was elected M imes President
captain of next year's hockey team

Lansing, May 22-(By A.P.)-Gov.
Groesbeck again publicly criticized -
officials of the state highway depart-
ment in a meeting of the state admin-
istrative board here today.j
He charged Levi 11. Neilson, deputy
highway commissioner with belmig re-E
sponsible for an inaccurate article
which appeared in a weekly road niag-
' azine, purporting to show that the
highway department purchased $30,000
worth of automobile tires cheaper
than the state purchasing depaitment
cI-..A nv scrc .

Those initiated into active memnber-
shjp are: Hewitt Smith, '24M, Walter
Simpson, '24M, Russel Mustard, '24M
Robert L. Glass, '24M, and Putniam C
Lloyd, '24M
Dr. WaNren P. Lombard, head of the
physiology department in the school
of medicine, was initiated into honor-
ary membership.
Co'Zens Speaks
Here Tomorrou


facilities of Hill auditorium, we, the
undersigned Seniors of the Univer-
sity of Michigan, do hereby petitiont
that one of the following means of al-

Alpha Epsiloni Mu, honorary musi- leviation be adopted:
al fraternity, initiated five men yes- (1)' That the Commencement cx-
erdy afternoon, f' olloing, which a ercises be held on Ferry field where
;ncet as heldl in their honor at an amplifying system can be used to'
he Union, T1e men initiated 'were: -permit all in attendance to hear the
bester A.I DeWitt, '25M; Richard D. Address, or
lartuell, '24; James I-. Maxwell, '24; 1 (2) That two different sets of
loyd R. Preston, '24E; and Arthur 14. ComMencenment exercises beheld in
1ill auditorium one for the graduat-


could have secure hm
'rhe governor described the article Sen. James E. Couzens, of Detr
as direct reflection upon the purchas- I and Washington, will speak at the 1
ing department and subjected Mr. Neil- epltion of the King's Daughters -c
son to a severe cross examination re- tcles of Ann Arbor, given in honor
garding the "motive behind the the honorary members of the 10 c
story. {Iles, will be held from 8 to 11 o'clo
"What possible purpose was there tomorrow night in the assembly h
-for this article except to discredit the of the Union. As an additional fe
purchasing department?" Groesbeck t f program the Union 4
asked. chestr, will play.
"To. sw aA silver offering for the benefit
To show that we purchased tiesthe educational and teachers' fund
cheaper in December 1922 than the Ite University ta i bd
ctkn r~n +at sain nr o oi n~.Tk; he U iversity hopta vl be c(

Delay in printing has caused the at the banquet given for the team last Mimes, honorary dramatic organiza,.


nitli, 4..
'I'le ntpvly elected officers for the
11 semester ae director, J. Duane
ilier, '2411, to succeed Charles J.
>le, '23; assistant director, J. E. Ba-
n, '24M, to succeed Harold E..Belles,
3, 5. of 1W., librarian, Burton E.
yde, ',21, to succeed Donald J. Fra- i
y, '2:'
flodos To Present Five Plays
Dodo play shop will give its fifth
rics o plays starting tomorrow
ght and' lasting through Saturday'
ght. At each performance five short 1
c-nit navs will be presented. Mrs.1

lng class of the College of Literature,
Science and the Arts, and the other
for those of the professional schools,
i.e. Engineering, Medicine, Law, Den-
tistry, Education, Architecture, Phar-
macy, Nurses and Dental Hygiene;
this division being logical and approx-
imately equal.".
Phi Beta Kappa, national senior lon-
orary society, will hold its annual in-

postponement of the date of issue ot night at the Union. Harold Friedman, tion,
the Michigan Optic, campus rotogra-
vure magazine, that was to have been '23, manager of the team, acted as quet
out today until Friday. A letter was toastmaster. time
received yesterday by Harvey Reed, Coach Barss, Varsity hockey men- the 1
,24E, business manager of the Optic, tor, spoke on the prospects for next in an
saying that the press work was being year. Kynle Robert MacDuff, 23E, elect
held up and that the magazines would icaptain of this year's team, spoke onIJo
be sent as soon as pobbile. the necessity of co-operation among presi
The issue that will appear. Friday the members of the team. Walter E. comi
is the final number of the two trial Comb, '23E, who with Kahn and Mac- ager
issues recently authorized. It will Duff, has served on the team for been
contain 16 pages of photographs taken four years, spoke from that stand- two
by a staff of Optic photographers as point. Willi
j well as a number of pictures of 2lichi-; and'
gan graduates and their activities. It 'Jewish Students Elect andt
w!'D sell for 10 cents. . At their last meeting of the year ! E.

held its annual initiation ban-
last night in the Union at which
the 13 new members chosen at
ast meeting were formally taken
nd the officers for the new year
In D. Briscoe, '24E, was elected
ident of the organization for the
ng year.. Briscoe was stage man-
of last year's Opera and has
a member of Mimes for the past
years. The other officers ar.e:
Jam C. Kratz, '24E, vice-president,
L. B. Stokesberry, '24, secretary
Mortimer Shuter. director of dra-
cs, Thomas I. Underwood, '23L,

state contract price toi- a different
brand of tires in 1923," Neilson re-
"In order to be a true statement it
would have shown that the purchasing
department could have' bought tires
cheaper in December than the high-
way department, wouldn't it?"
"That seems to be.the situation."
The article was printed in Michigan
Roads and Pavements and was fur-
nished by Mr. Neilson, it was broughtj
out. Mr. Rogers said the publication
is the official organ of the highway
department and that its editor is on

lected. All friends of the K
Daughters and all who may be i-
ested in hospital work are invite
Members'of the '26 literary
who do not pay their freshman
before June 2 will lose all
privileges next year as members c
r class, it was declared yesterday.
.nnlonfinfrm mn whnLav

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