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Committee Refuses to Permit Ninne-
sota Representative to Read.
Statement ,
Washington, Dec. 14.-Representa-
tive Keller, of Minnesota, refused late
today to 9articipate further in the
hearing before the house judiciary
'committee on the impeachment charg-
es against Attorney-General Daugher-
ty. Characterizing the hearings as a
"comic opera perfornance" he declar-
ed he would be untrue to his respon-
sibility as a member of the house if
he assisted further in "a bare-faced
attempt to whitewash Harry M.
Immediately after he announced his
withdrawal, the committee in. open
session and without leaving its place
voted to go on with the hearings, to
subpoena Mr. Keller and question him
as to the basis of his charges of high
crimes and misdemeanors against the
attorney-general. Later he was sum-
moned formally by the house ser-
geant-at-arms to appear before the
committee at 10:30 o'clock tomorrow.
This turn in the proceedings came
with dramatic suddenness and was at-
tended by an uproar seldom witnessed
in a congressional committee room.
After absenting himself much of the
day; Mr. Keller appeared with a type
written statement and announced that
he desired to read it to the commit-
tee. He was refused the opportunity
but later made public his statement,
which set forth in detail his reasons
for refusing to go on, and embodied
a demand that the committee favora-
bly report his resolution to the
house so that he might present his
evidence "to an unbiased committee
in the proper way."
"I reiterate now," the statement
said, "that I am in possession of ev-
idence ample to prove Harry M.
Daugherty guilty of all the high
crimes and misdemeanors with which
I have charged him."
Phi Sigma, national honorary bio-
logical fraternity, chose 18 new mem-
bers at the recent fall election. The
following were elected: R. L. Glass,
'24M, C. D. Moll, '24M, R. L. Mustard,
'24M, Dale VanDuzen, '24M, G. B.
Sartoris, grad., F. E. Eggleton, grad.,
A. F. Roe, grad., J. B. Leighliy, grad.,
C. 0. Erlanson, '24, P. H. Jeserich,
'24D, R E. McArdle, '24, Gerald Harris,
'24, L. M. Folsom, '24, and Norman
Cameron, '25.
New faculty members are: Pro-
fessor P. S. Welch, of the Zool-
ogy department, Professor C. V.,
Weller, of the pathology department,
W. C. Wilson, and A. A. Crissman,
both of the Medical school.
The initiation dinner will be held
Wednesday, Jan. 10, at the Union.
Collect Hospital Gifts Today
Christmas trees and presents from
the various fraternities and sororities
will be collected this morning by a
University truck. The gifts will be,
taken to gladden the "kiddies" who
are spending the holidays in the Un-
iversity hospital.

Historic Elm Treet
Will Not Be Moved
Until Next Week
Removal of the elm tree, planted by
the class of '69,' to its future resting
Mace will not take place until some
time next week. A hole has been dug
by the steam shovel to receive the
tree In front of the new lt building.
The removals I a difficult tak as
no fixed rules can be followed. A can-
vas has been put up around the tree
to give protection to the workers
from the weather and to keep the
ground dtry. A circular ;trench has
ben dug around the base of the elm
and the smallest roots cut off. ever- I
al crisscrossing tunnelsrun une the
tree and supports have been placed in
them. These will be jacked up and
the whole tree will be undermined.
The tree wil , be transported on
rollers with about 50 or 6 Etons of
earth accompanying it. The cost is
estimated at more than $800.
Word has been received from the
American headquarters of the Near
East relief of the appointmient of
Henry T. Kneelan a graduate of the
University, and Dr. Mabel Elliott 0
Benton Harbor as membersof 'a group
of 29 Amerians who ar to begin re-
lief work in Greece.
Already more than A,000 orphans
have beenmoved to Gr ee freom a
Minor, and theyW will soon be follow-
ed by many thousands more who ared
being taken from Turkish territory s
fast as possible.
Many public buildings; and hotels
have been turned over for Ueas ay-
lums for the orphans, includingd the
ancient palace "at ;Athena, which is
said to be housing 400 girls. The pal-
ace of the former Kaiser on the island
of Corfu has been turned over to the
workers, and is now taking care of
more than 3,000 Armenian boys.
It is estimated that.there are at
least 160,000 orphans still nsthe dan-
ger zonewho have not been reached
as yet by the relief workers, and it
is the purpose of this party to try to
helpr them.
(By Associated Press)
Washington, Dec. 14.-High. praise
for the American Red Cross was oi-
ed by President Harding yesterday in
opening the annual meeting of the
general board of the organization.
"Not only is the gvernment giving,
of its influence and its power in the
protection of human rights and hu-
man interests everywhere in the
world," he said, "but this fine expon-
ent of American influence and power
and capacity to serve is giving the
best that is in it for the release of'
human beings in distress wherever in
the world there is call. You have
done a fine work, and you will be
called upon to do more."
Michigan Reindeer in New Preserve
Newberry, Dec. 14. - Michigan's 75
reindeer are to be moved at once from
the wild lands around Grayling to the
new, fenced game preserve of 3,000
acres near here. Ten miles of wire
fence surround the preserve.




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With this issue, The Daily will
suspend publication during the
holidays. The first issue of the
new year will appear on Wed-
nesday morning, Jan. 3.

Contrasts State's Luxury BIl of
$240,000,000 with Sum


of Agreement Among Allies

Prevents Commerelal
(By Associated Press)
Washington, Dec. 14.-Information
reaching . the American government
through trade channels, it was said to-
day, tends to bear out the statement
made by Bonar Law that an economic
collapse is threatening Germany. Inj
fact Germany seems to be approach-I
ing the point where she will be una-1
ble ,to import food in sufficient quan-
tities to feed her people. No estimate
was made ,however, as to when her
food supply would be exhausted.
Offcials SilentI
So far as the allied debt situation
was concerned officials maintained si-1
deice. The position of the United{
States, howfver, has been repeatedly
stated as one holding the debt ques-
tion to be distinct' from reparations.
Germany. normally produces only
about three-fourths of the food she
requires and the information received
here indicates that she is now two,
million tons, behind on her normal an-
nual import of cereals alone. The
credit situation was said to indicate
that there was little if any moneyl
tvailable to buy the extra food needed
roni the outside.
Rparation the Cause
The whole situation was declared to'
be based upon the reparation prob- ?
lem, Lack of an agreement by the{
allied powers as to the amount Ger-
many will eventually have to pay andf
how she will pay it was said to have
slackened . the whole of commercial
Germany with the result that unem-I
ployment has markedly increased and
those who have money are participat-
ing in the "flight of the mark".
Foreign Students
0 Visit Lnansing
During Vacation
Thirteen men and five women stu-
dents from foreign countries plan to;
spend at least a part of the coming.
holidays in Lansing. They have cor-
responded with people living in Lan-
sing and arrangements have been
made for their entertainment.
Some of the students will not bef
able to stay in Lansing more than
two or three days, but the majority;
expect to spend the entire vacation
there. The trip has been made pos-
sible by the cooperation of Lansing


S AL FX ASSAMaking a strong plea for student
support of the University building
program totaling a proposed appropri-
TIU fLi U110I SU N U ation of more than $7,000,000, Presi-
dent Marion L. Burton addressed the
GIRL'S CLUB REPORTS RAPID pre- Christmas convocation, the sec-
SAE IN ASHTENAnd of the year, yesterday afternoon
S CE UN WSTE Ain Hill auditorium.
C'UN'Y The legislative program, the build-
ing plans and the close connection be-
More than $2,000 worth of Anti-Tu- tween the two were first explained by
herculosis Christmas seals have been the speaker, and then he launched in-
sold in Washtenaw county. The Bus- to a detailed defense of the program
iness Girls' club reports returns from from technical angles.
the seals that were mailed to all of The argument which apparently ap,
the homes in the. county ,are coming pealed most strongly to the audience,
An rapidly. was his comparison, in figures based
Many novel schemes to aid the sales upon internal revenue reports, of the
out' in the state have been adapted, money spent in the state for luxuries
Some milk companies have placed ,P and the amount made available by the
seal on every bottle of milk sold any 'legislature for the expansion of the
merchants have sealed every pack- University.
age, leaving Their store with an Anti- Compares Luxuries' Cost
Tuberculosis seal. Large companies The luxuries, including soft drinks,
( with a long payroll intend to place tobacco and cigars, cigarettes and
the seals on every pay .envelope on 'movies, cost the citizens of the state
the last payday before^ Christmas. $240,000,000 during the past years; he
It is expected that the seal sale will said, while the legislature had made
carry over Christmas and that the available only $5,100,000 for a two
new year will have arrived before a year program of building for the Uni-
complete report can be made. versity.
While he did not condemn the ex-
S t'tuents Punish penditure of more than $200,000,000 in
the state for luxuries, President Bur-
ton believed that the presentation of
such a comparison would silence the
arguments of those who "were ap-
Madison, Wis., Dec. 14.-Two stu- n e t the size and expense of the
dents at the University of Wisconsin University's program".
were recently convicted by the stu- a~t uew structures to be erect-
dent court on the charge of scalping ed," he said, "should be thought of as
football tickets at the homecoming merely means to an end. They are
game, and were fined $30 and $60, re- to be built so that every student who
spectively. A third students' case Is comes to Michigan will have the
now before the court. chance for an education that he
All of the cases were tried accord- should have. Regardless of what sur-
ing to regular court procedure, with face changes we may undergo, Michi-
student counsels for the defense and gan must remain always the same,

President Ma'rion L. Burton
Dr. Vaughn Praises Pasteur

Former Dean Declares Human Life
by Discoveries of
St. Louis, Mo., Dec. 14.---Average life
was prolonged, greater freedom from
illness obtained, and higher intellect
developed through the experiments of
Louis Pasteur, declared Dr. Victor C.
Vaughn, former dean of the Univer-
sity Medical school, chairman of the
Council on Health and Public In-
struction, American Medical associa,
tion, speaking here tonight at a cen-
tenary celebration, honoring the noted
French scientist, held at St. Louis
university. 4
"He pointed the way by which the
human race .might wholly free itself.
from all. infectious diseases," Dr.
Vaughn said. "Today false teachers
are urging the multitude to descend.
to the valley whence it came, and as
a scientist I fear that the near future
ArgueClosed Shop

Prolonged and Much Illness Banished
French Scientist
of the race is by no means certain.
The greatest homage we can bestow
upon Louis Pasteur is to follow hise



the prosecutiou. The fines are depos-
ited in the student loan fund to aid'
needy students.
Protein Advances'
Outlined By Lewis
"Some Recent Advances in the Role
of Protein. in Nutrition" was the sub-
ject of a lecture given by Prof. H. B.
Lewis, of the. department of physio-
logical chemistry, yesterday after-
noon in room 303 of the Chemistry
buildin under the aus nieas of thp

More than 1000 letters have been
sent from the office of Prof. W. R.
Humphreys, assistant dean of the lit-
erary college to delinquents in the lit-
erary college.

Finger Print Use Favored
Ja mes R. Ratti, Local Criminologist, D eclares They Will Gradually Replace
All Other Means of Identification

people with members of the Univer- Prinl Befo Approximately 600 letters were sent ""American Chemic ie y, of which
sity faculty. to students notifying them that re- he is an active member.
It is not yet too late to arrange to Capacity ports from their mid semesters show-
go. Any foreign student who wishes As trm ser h Dealing with figures secured from
to do so should consult Prof. J. A. C. ed their unsatisfactory work in one nutrition studies of stidents used as
lildner in room 302, University hall, Management of American industry subject Ninety-three students were examples, he discussed at length mod-1
Hilder n rom 32, nivesit hal, i ubjet-. Niety-hre stdent ; ereern developments in chemistry, show-i
between 4 and 5 o'clock this afternoon on the "closed shop" principle was placed on warning at this time and ern hwey have focused the at-
or at the same hour on Monday, argued before an audience of 600 that 114 were placed on probation. Notices tentio of students o the o -
Tuesday, Thursday or Friday of next were also sent to those already on in-
week. packed Natural Science auditorium poainadwrigwoewr dividual amimo-acids" instead of pro-
wee gslast night. Paul Blanshard, '14, who probation and warning whose work teins in nutrition. Professor Lewis1
.Those going who possess costumes wssilo orclbe
peculiar to their own country, photo- was said to have been one ox Michi- Ia sofp ca libe. s illustrated his speech with lantern
graphs, ox pictures of their home gan's greatest orators during his un- vI seces, tets whochould slides.
grph, r icuesofthirhoedergraduate days, argued for the have received the, letter which noti-__________
land have been asked to bring them "closed shop" against Mr. Noel Sar- fled them that they were reported as
along. sgent who defended the "open shop" doing unsatisfactory work in one STATE CONVICTS
asrepretae o the t National subject were sent, through an error TO HAVE FACTORY
Artn M usn the mailing, a letter in which it
EPAnBlanshard based his argumentsn as stated that they are on proba-
ti principles of democratic on already. Correct letters have Lansing, Dec. 14.-To provide workl
m____ e pintcaiinatinipedusorabeen sent out but in case any student for a portion of the "unemployed" at
30chigan Men Send Report to Burton t peren the go inndstry, as in has failed to receive another notice the Michigan State , penitentiary at
From Philippines public 55 per cent of the people had and has any reason to think that.a Jackson, the state administrative
of mistake has been made in his case is board has authorized construction of
President Marion L. Burton has re- the people to observe certain definite invited to enquire at Dean -Humph- a $35,000 textile plant.
ceived aletter from Carl Guthe, who rules and to live up to agreements res' office. A year's investigation by Warden
is conducting an archaeological entered into by the majority. Sar- Harry L. Hulburt of varioustman-
expedition of Michigan men in the gent's defense was based on hi's be- Ifraci tories in other penal pnstitutions
Philippides, in which the writer tells lief that democracy ,is a failure, and NATURALISd tTO COM ETEI c the selection of a plant for the
of the success of the expedition. on the assumption that organized em-m
More than 100 caves have been un- ployers do not believe in democracy. I p lans to make woolen blankets were
covered by the excavators in which Each of the debaters attempted to Boston Society Offers Prizes F abandoned when it was found that the
were discovered many ancient imple- prove that the side he represents is Memoirs on Natural istory prison would be placed in a competi-;
ments and other remnants of an ex- for the greatest benefit not only of the tive position with several private in-
tinct civilization, workers or the capitalists, but also By provisions of the will of the dustries in the state.,
The party is carrying on the expe- for the public in general. late Dr. William Johnson Walker,
dition through the generosity of aI _two prizes are to be offered annually OFFICES TO BE OPEN.
Detroit alumnus who requested that Belding Students Plan Frolic for the best memoirs written in the
his name be withheld from publica- Music by Paul Wilson's Michigan English language on subjects an-I All of the administration offices of
tion. A sum of $30,000 was given by Union orchestra will be the feature of nounced by the Boston Society of Nat- the University will be open during the

Urges Support
At this point the speaker asked the
students to be alert to any discus-
sion of University program which
might arise in ,their home cities dur-
ing the vacaton period, and urged
them to correct wthout hesitation any
erroneous impressions which citizens
may have and to support the program
on every possible occasion.
During his talk President Burton
disclosed several new units of the
building program which had ont been
given out before. The first is an en-
closed swimming pool to be added to
the Waterman and Barbour gymnasia.
A field house for women is also plan-
ned to be built at Palmer field.
The Board .of Regents, President
Burton said, are offering full support
to every' unit of the program and are
convinced that every item of it is' a
necessity to the perpetuation of the
high. intellectual standards of ' the
Further details of the program out-
lined by the President, with a dia-
gram of'-the campus as it will appear
in a few years if the legislature rati-
fies the budget recently submitted,
will he found' on piiAge 5 of The 'Daily
Delegates . to the annual conven-
tion of the American Association of
University Professors, to be held Dec.
2c and 29 at Yale university, New Ha-
ven, 'were appointed at the meeting
of the local branch of'the association
lat night at the Union.
The delegates appointed were of the
history and classical departments oJ
th; University, who will also attend
meetings of historical and classical
societies at New Haven.

Finger prints will in time; take the
place of all other forms of identifica-
tion according to James J. Ratti, a
local expert on the subject, who has'
been lecturing in the criminology
classes of Prof. Arthur E. Wood.
Mr. Ratti explained the methods
used by those engaged in this sort
of work. The print left by the crim-
inal is photographed by a special
camera, equipped with miniature elec-
tric lights, which is placed directly
overthe finr rnht. The nhoto'ranh.

present to pass a law requiring every
person in the United States to have a
print made and filed in central sta-
tions through out the country. Mr.
Ratti said that such a method would
facilitate the capturing of criminals,
make easier the identification of dead
bodies, serve to identify unkowns, lost
children, and' the like. The lack of it
handicaps the fingerprint ment great-
During the lectures Mr. Ratti took
the fingerprints of Professor Wood in


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