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"NEWS TOMSAYS Union Fair Committee
Triangle Novel Styled as "Tommyrot"
When Speaker Turns to )fore
Serious Vein
"New Matters in Ligerature and
Drama" was the subject of Stephen
Leacock, noted humorist and econo-I
mist in his lecture delivered last night
in Hill auditorium. The previously!
announced subject, Mr. Leacock told Committee Heads for Union Fair
the audience, was "news to him.' Theeight students above have had charge of arrangements for the Un-
Picking up his train of thought ( ion Fair. From left to right they are: Top row-Wallace Flower, '24, pub-
where he had left off at his last visit licity chairman; William Kratz, '24E,circus chairman; Eben Graves, '25E;
to Ann Arbor, Mr. Leacock began with Irwin Diester, 25, construction chair man; Laurence Dooge, '24, parade
a pointedly satirical comment on the chairman; Charles Livingston, '25, midway chairman; Tyler Stevens, '24E;
modern "crime story." His whole Chester Swigert, '24E, program chairman; John D. Briscoe, '24E, general
subject seemed to center about the chairman; and Walter Scherer, '24, business manager.
question: "What to do with the hero-
ine?" He decried the description of1
that character as "a mere slip of a f
girl," and recommended that she be at.
least of large proportions. "Slushl"
was the predominant word- employed)
by Mr. Leacock throughout his crit-
ique of the crime story. He read anL
outline of a crime story of his own.
The satire was pointed, but carried aisin iied Piis i ed T1 Oil (onimittee Exanines 300 Messages
with it such humor as to remove all 1 1c iearitIii, 'C3l)iuring Two-Hour
possibility of a sting. ela mentfSession
Having criticized the existing best 19*-19d Season _
seller, Mr. Leacock proceeded to ex- ~~~~~~ EFLIN SAYS COOLIDGE
plain the new schools of his own WILL CONTINUE TO GIVE MUST BE MISSING NAME
development. The first, the radio l 1)B1I PERFO iAN(ES
school, had the emphatic advantage, ' Washington, March 5.-(By AP)-
he contended, of making the conclu- Guy Maier, distinguished young As the oil committee prepared today
sion very simple, and entirely devoid American pianist, has been engaged to establish the identity of the "prin-
of slush; the hero or the inevitable as a member of the piano faculty of cipal" mentioned in one of the cele-
heroine had only to "cut out" the the University School of Music for the brated McLean telegrams, Senator
other to end the narrative. The sec- season of 1924-1925, it was announced i Heflin, democrat, Alabama, told the
odd new school was called the phys- f senate he thought the reference was
p ye.sterday by the board of directors ot rsdn olde
oogical school, and through this med- i the Univcrsity Musical society. Iet1 "Ithink the 'principal' referred to
ium, the speaker took the opportunity will act as head of the department, here is the President", Senator Heflin

Basketball Floor Will Be Used for
Dancing to Music by






Quota of $5,044 Seems Assured
Campaign in Fraternities,
Sororities Opens


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Union Orchestra
Representatives of 20 fraternity and
The final step in the campaign to sorority houses on the campus met
last night in the Union and pledged
complete the Unioi swimming pool themselves one hundred percent, for
will be taken tomorrow night when each member of their respective or-
the doors are opened upon the Union ganizations to give $1.50 to the Stu-
SFair 'In the Yost field house. The Fair dent Friendship Fund. The total ex-
fwr'io n t7 o'clckbthstomorrow pected to be turned as a result of'
will open at 7 o'clock both this meeting will approximate $1,000.
and Saturday nights. This means that one third of the
A parade will precede the Fair, campus organizations have already
leaving the field house at 2:30 o'clock been personally solicited by drive
tomorrow afternoon. From the field workers. Herbert Steger, '25, chair-
house the line of march will be up man of the fraternity committe, ex-
State to Packard, down Packard to pects to reach evry hous on the cam-
Main, up Main to Huron, up Huron to pus within the next two days. Mon-
State, around the campus, and down ey that has already been pledged by
State again to the field house. Lead- these groups should be sent into Eg-
ing the parade will be the Varsity bert R. Isbell, '26L, care of The Daily,
band, followed by members of the soon as possible, it is urged.
committee on horseback. Floats, To date $2,600 of the $5s000 quota
bands, animals, bareback riders, and btendre As the s reateal
cages that will contain the exhibits odrive. As there is a great deal
for the Fair will form the rest of the thand the campain ht a-been
procession. campus organizations has just begun,
The entire field house will be trans- the committee feels confident that
formed for the Fair itself and made the expected sum will be raised.
into a typical circus. About the The fraternity contributions to
sides will be 60 booths operated by date has averaged well over $50 for
fraternities and campus organiza- each house. The faculty has given
tions, and containing every form of $200, the Junior Research club made
entertainment from sideshows to nov- a gift of $200, Martha Cook dormitory,
elty counters. $115.
In the center of the field house will Miss Margaret Quayle, national re-'
be the basketball floor that will be lief worker from New York City, has
used for dancing. The regular Union spoken as the guest of fraternity
orchestra will furnish music and houses all this- week. She has had
dances will be held as in a regular! to cancel engagements the latter part
dance hall with a small charge for of thesweek as she has ben called to
each dance. Noidances will be held Rochester N. Y.toconduct a drive
at the Union on Friday or Saturday thembersof the. drivecmie
urghhts.eawill meet at 5 o'clock this afternoon
Twice during the evening, once at at the Union to discuss further plans
7:30 o'clock and again at 10:30 for the Michigan campaign.
o'clock, the center of the house will
be given over to a circus presented by ,
Mimes, honorary dramatic society.i WILL ,11111 k
The circus will take the- form of a!I UU
Roman nageant, in which the -emperor
will watch his slaves perform and'
either order them to be throw to the iUPuT DOME SCNDA
lions or freed The slaves will give
tight rope walking acts, boxing, saber "The Spasm of Political Virtue in
fencing, jiu-jitsu acts, and a number Congress," is the subject of the talk
of other performances. to be given by Prof. William H. Hobbs
John D. Briscoe, '24E is generalj of the geology department, when he
chairman of the Fair. He is assisted speaks on the Teapot Dome scandal
by 32 students .working on sub-com- at the first general meeting this year
mittees under 12 committee heads. of the Republican club at 7:30 o'clock
A general admission price of 50 tonight, in the reading room of the
cents will be charged, while prices Union.
of from 5 to 10 cents will be charged The talk by Professor Hobbs is the
for admission to the sideshows. All first of a series of lectures, by prom-
proceeds will go toward the fund for inent men that will be given to stu-
the completion of the swimming pool. dents interested in political problerds,

C I have followed with the keen-j
est interest the response of the I
campus to the appeal of the Stu-
1dent Friendship Fund. Te I
need is unquestioned, the causeI
is worthy, and the soundness ofI
the administration of the Fund 1
I is guaranteed by citizns such as I
Mr. Hoover whose judgment in
these matters can scarcely be
questioned. The outward look
never harms an individual or I
I an Institution.
I I confidently hope that the iI
I of the fine spirit and tradition I
I ultimate result will be worthy I
I of this University. Michigan has I
f always been generous. ,
M. . Burton. I
Action To Be Taken on Violations of
Traditions by First
fear Men
Names of freshmen violators of
Michigan traditions, presented to the
Student council last night by upper-
classmen on the campus, were refer-
red to the Subcommittee of the Stu-
dent council ,which will take action
on them immediately. The freshmen ,
involved were said to have refused to
live up to their class rules after re-
peated warning. They are the first of-
fenders to be reported to the student
self-governing body this year.
The subcommittee, which will prob-
ably take action this afternoon as to
the punishment of these men, was
created last fall by the council to re-
place the sophomore vigilance con-
mittee which went out of offce at the
time of the council reorganization last
spring. At thistime it was decreed
that physical violence would not be
Such punishment as the publishing
of the names of offenders in The Daily
or placing them on a non-scholastic
ineligibility list was recommended at
this time. Some such action as this
may be taken by the subcommittee,
which will submit its findings to the
Student council at the next meeting.;
Hugh K. Duffield, '24, is chairman of!
this committee.
The council approved of a petition
from the seniors of the School of
Music asking that they be allowed to
take part in the Swing Out exercises
in the spring. As a result of' the re-
port of the cheerleader committee the I
council decided to hold another try-
out for the Varsity cheerleader squad
in the near future.
John W. Kelly, '24L, president of
the Student council, and Robert J.
Hummer, '25, secretary, were appoint-
ed delegates from Michigan to the
Middle West student conference to be
held at Knoxville, Tenn., May 1 to 3.
The council set May 6 as the day on
which the University Fresh-Air camp
committee will hold their annual drive
this year.
The Subcommittee of the Student
council will meet this afternoon in the

White House States Attorney-General
Sias Not Been Asked
To Resign
Washington, March 5,-(By AP)-
Hints that another important turn is
impending in the fortunes of Attorney-
General Daugherty were given today
by developments at the White House
and before the special senate com-
mittee appointed to investigate his ad-
ministration of the department of jus-
As a result of the trend of the day's
events there was belief :tonight' in
some well-informed quarters that the
situation actually had reached the
stage where the question of choosing
a successor to Mr. Daugherty was
being given serious consideration.
The White House had no comment
to make beyond the statement that no
demand for the Attorney-General's
resignation had yet been made and
that no one had been selected to take
his place in the cabinet.
Coincident with the renewal of in-
dications that President Coolidge was
against giving attention to the ques-
tion of removing Mr. Daugherty from
office the senate investigating com-
mittee conferred behind closed doors
for nearly three-hours with John W.
H. Crim, special federal counsel in
charge of the. veterans' bureau ciim-
inal investigation before the Chicago
grand jury.
Washington March 5-4tx sensibil-
ities already overtaxed b- the sesibo-
scopic career of the oil scand, thoe
national capital is about to witness
the further ordeal of a grand jury In-
vestigatin into astonishing charges
against several important public offi-
ial~g-re d itCoolidge has ordered
that all the myd.terious allustdns 't
Wrongdoing in Washington contain
ed in a recent Chicago grand jury re
port be sifted to the bottom. Plans
to carry his instructions into effect
already have begun, and the present-
ation of evidence oh which criminal
indictments will ,be sought will start
within- a-few days.
Thecharges, turned up incidently
in the course of the Chicago veter ans'
bureau inquiry, related to'a number of
subjects unconnected with the bur-
eau and involving at least two mem-
bers of the house of representatives
who are 'alleged to have improperly
accepted money.
At least one "high official" is ac-
cused of having used official infor-
mation for purpose of speculation:
I liquor permit withdrawals are said to
have been issued illegally; pardons
are said to have been improperly se-
cured and government files are said
to have been entrusted to persons
not entitled to them.
'Ensian Drive
Closes Toda

of satirizing the modern tendency to taking the place of Albert Lockwood.
describe kisses at great length. who has been granted a leave of ab-
From literature, Mr. Leacock next sence to spend next year in Europe
turned his attention to the drama. . Mr. Maier is a youni g- mmuician w1or
He read a play which he ascribed to has made an international reputationj
himself; written in collaboration with as concert performer of unusual at,
Ibsen. His parody of Ibsen's Style tainments. in. association with Le"
was amusing in a high degree. - Pattison he has made many tour oft
Changing for a moment into a more h nited States Fra Enl
serious vein, Mr. Leacock calledthe Australia and other countries. Their
moden tiange n~'e "tomyrt"!joint recital on the Choral Union ser-u
His earnestness in treating this topic ies last year was.an'outstanding
could not be concealed by the light event. They have beenheardin
humor with which he spoke of it. His practically every large city of the
power of mimicry showed the ridicu-rt world, not only in recital but with or-a
lous character of the triangle type of chestra. Mr. Maier also has givent
plotn many solo concerts throughout the
Owing to the haste with which his country, notably with the Boston, New
trip is being conducted, Mr. Leacoet York, Chicago, and Cleveland sym- I
was unable to reach Ann Arbor until phony orchestras. His concerts forI
after 9 o'clock last night, and an en- young peonle, another field in which'
gagement in Toronto today necessi- he has specialized, also have attracted
tated his leaving in an equally hasty .attention.
manner. As he left Hill auditorium, .
Mr. Leacock expressed his apprecia- Mr. Maler is a native of Buffalo, and
tion of the patience and kindness of a graduate of the New England Con-
the Ann Arbor audience in waiting servatory of Music, where he was a
for him. pupil of George Proctor. From there
he went abroad and studied with Ar-
"UITGON thur Schnaebel, returning to this*
country in 1916. and beginning, that
season his recitals with Mr. Pattison-
3rMr. Maier is also a teacher of dis-
WILL , X U UE UU tstinction, with many years of experi-
ence in Boston and New York, where
"Th Union County Clarion" official both he and his wife were members
newspaper of the Fair, will go on sale of the faculty of the Davis Mannes
tomorrow afternoon and be sold again Music school.
at the Fair tomorrow night. The Special features of his work in Ann
paper is the official "razzberry" organ A rb ornextyear, in addition to pri-
of the Union. vate teaching, will be classes in the
Articles are published referring to principles of interpretation and the
prominent campus professors, telling giving of recitals for young people.
of imaginary sins that have made He will continue, at intervals during
them appear in the "razzberry" lime- (the year, his public work, both as so-
light, other articles telling of leading! loist and in association with Mr. Patti-
sororities and the iniquities that have son, and during his absences his
brought them into view, and sarcastic classes will be conducted by Mrs.
... . .bh'~ra of Maier.

said after reading the mesage sent to
the Washington publisher at Palm
Beach on January 29 by Ira E. Ben-!
nett, an editorial writer on.the Wash.-
ipigton Post.
Senator Heflin expressed the belief
that the statemenit in the 'telegram
that there would be "no resighations"
was in -keeping with the published
statement about thas time that Pres-
ident Coolidge has said that he would1
not permit Secretary Denby to resign
at th e time the senate was demand-
dmn-ing his resignation.
I think these two things are con-
nected up," Senator Heflin said, "that
they mean just what this telegram sets ,
out; that the 'principal' had been I
seen ; that reaction in a political.way
is expected; that there will be 'no
rocking of the boat and no resign-
Approximately 300 telegrams receiv-
ed and sent by McLean and others at
Palm Beach were examined at the
two-hour executive sessions of the oil #
committee and more than half a hun-
dred were selected for reading into
the public record, probably tomorrow,
as being relevant to the inquiry,
Wins Adelphi Speaking contest
Samuel S. Bonello, '27, won the se-
mi-annual Adelphi declamation con-
test Tuesday night from a- group of 81
contestants at the regular weekly
meeting of the society. He gave Web-J
ster's Bunker Hill Oration. R. W.
Johnson, '27, was awarded honorable
Announce Booth Change
Sigma -'lhi Epsilon will take booth
53 in the Union fair, previously as-
signed to Triangles. They will giveI
away cigarettes to those whosucceed
in knocking them over with cork-,
loaded air guns.
'tlom o a off n ltarod.-r Qni


Musekegon, March 5.-(By A. P.)-1
Senator Hiram W. Johnson, Republi-1
can candidate in the Michigan presi-I
dential primary, demanded "two-fisteds
action against those involved in thet
national oil scandal" in an address
here tonight.
"We need a Roosevelt in the ad-
ministration who will go at this thing
in a two-fisted manner,' he declared.
"The'e is a demand for some one to
whom right is right and wrong is
Iwrong. -
"It is useless to say that the $100,-
000 involved in the leases was a loan.
IWhen the people are making a loan
they do not stuff that amount of
money, in greenbacks, into a satchel
and carry it to New York, and deliver,
it to a public official. It is also use-
less to try and justify the leases. Pub- }
S officials are not being bribed for
worthless properties."
S Thespeaker adhered closely to the!
general platform he outlined in Grand
Rapids when he opened his Michigan
campaign Tuesday night. He assailed
an alleged alliance between crooked
business and crooked politics. The
Teapot Dome scandal, he asserted, has
brought the invisible government out
into the open and removed all doubt
as to its existence.

at difl
for th
tics. 7
the cl
the m

igh the Republican club. The
club is one of many established
Terent universities in the country
e promotion of interest in poli-
Theodore' Roosevelt, Jr., has been
to speak at a future meeting of
lowing the talk by Professor
s a general discussion will be
at which everyone will be per-
4 to participate. Anyone inter-
in politics is invited to attend



Leacock Raps
"I may be somewhat old-fashioned,
but I do not consider co-education a
good thing," said Stephen Leacock as
he swung into his taxi at Hill audi-
torium last night. "Do not misunder-
stand me, I consider that a woman is
vastly better off to have had a college


I tuiemers of the wuaxteraecit soci

comments on the women memoeri .
the student body of the University.!Iety listened to the reading of a paper
The Clarion assumes the nature of a Urbana, Ill., March 4.-The Uni- on submarines written by Spiros D.
scandal sheet in its makeup and the r versity of Illinois concert band left Vinieratos, '24E, at their regular
chratr f h mteil se.today on its annual, tour. meeting last night at the Union.
character of the material used.
Los Angeles, Calif., Mar. 5.-Mary Evans Charms At Recital In
Garden- operatic prima donna, is re-.
ported suffering from lumbago. She Spite Of Organ's Condition
sang "Salome" here yesterday but fin-
ished with difficulty and in-mediately _
took to her bed.
Barry Russell Evans, as guest solo- own Reverie in G was received with

A lecture upon "The Science of Col-
or and Protean Colored Shadows" will
be given at 7:30 o'clock tonight in
room 348 Engineering building by;
John M. Goodwin, camouleur of the'
United States army during- the War.
The lecture will be illustrated by
Mr. Goodwin is now instructor in
color in the Research university ofj
Washington, D. C. He will princi-
pally discuss the truths in regard to
color harmony, demonstrating the pro-
portions of primary and secondary
colors by mathematical tables and the
relation of harmonious colored com-
position by slides.

education, but I do feel that men and
women would both do better by them-
"There is no danger, in this age,
of men not meeting members of the
other sex," he continued. "Most of
them, have a very extended acquaint..
anceship before they enter college,
and without the presence of the wo-
men they will apply themselves more
vigorously to their studies and activi-
ties. At the same time, the women
are better off by themselves. Girls do
not speak freely in mixed classes, and
gain most of their information by ab-
sorption, which does nothing toward
developing their individuality.
"Colleges in the United States and
r Canada employ very similar methods,I

Michiganensians will be sold for the
last time today, the final day of the
'Ensian spring drive. With the clos
ing of the campaign tonight no nor
orders for theyear book will be take,
either at the office or through the mail
The price of the book, $6, must ac
company all orders placed today-
The privilege carried by the pledg
cards signed during the fall drive ha
expired and new subscriptions mus
t be made by those who did not redeer
their pledges within the time limi
Comparatively few of the pladges re
main unredeemed.
Distribution of the 'Ensians will be
gin about May 15, at' which time
place of distribution will be announc
ed. The necessity of retaining re
ceipts is emphasized by the 'Ensia
staff. Only those presenting properl
filled out receipts will be given
Today vLast Cance
For Frolic Guest
Applications for the 1927 Fros
Frolic tickets will be given out fc
the last time from 2 to 5 o'clock th
afternoon at the booth in the lobby

"There are but two subjects
which one may talk about with a
free imagination and without the
possibility of being contradicted,,
you may talk of your dreams, and

ist at the T w
terday afterm
played an in
ing again his
ment, and h
Evans emiplo

vilight organ recital yes- much applause and commendation. He
, I played it with fine feeling and exquis-
oon in Hill auditorium, ttoefecs
teresting program, prov- The bad condition of the organ made
s ability with the instru- the playing troublesome for. the organ-
his artistic skill. Mr. ist, but probably offered a liberal edu-
yed a variety of pleas- cation in organ construction to the
An a." n l a P , - .

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