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o Junior Girls' Play Better,
Than Opera, Says Mr. Cowles

The Junior Girls' play, whatever
else may be said about it, was certain-
ly much better than the Opera. The
scenes which were merely intended
to be beautiful were no miore so than
EXPECTS those in the Opera, but the scenes that
were supposed to be 'funny--well,
they were funny. The Opera relied,
for its laughs, on sage cracks fished
PATCH out of old Gargoyles; this play was
clever all by itself. Whenever the
Col. Au- hero came onto the stage he found
iptures prepared for himself a situation that
would inspire the very dullest dog to'
say something bright. Bernice Hill
story of played the lead very well, aside from
rndurus. from the fact that someone ought to
tch will tell her how to put her hands in her
. special pockets.
rel over Someone ought to chow the men
through choruses how to put on their hats,
1 vallevs too.,

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en pos-


,n and
to the
1. The

The local digs, which are held out
as the hope of next year's Opera, were
rather sour. The error was probab-
ly as much in' the selection of the
victims as anywhere-but the razzing
wasn't very well done anyhow.
J The authorities seem to have made
a laudable effort to include ALL the
head of Bureau of Perronnei Research
At Carnegie Will Arrive
In September,

Junior Girls. In scene after scene
new faces poured onto the stage;
hundreds more were on committees;
and apparently a half dozen of them
were managing the lighting, judg-'
ing from the frolicsome manner in
which the spotlight shed its beams
iover the hero and heroine. The light-
ing in general was none to puissant-
generally the singer in the ensemble
scenes was in total darkness-a voice
crying in the wilderness.
We feel that a word should be said
for the policeman scene, which was
probably the most gorgeous single'
spectacle we have witnessed in some
years. Really tremendous.
This business of reviewing a play
just after having seen it undoubtedly
is a bad thing. The real reason Life
and Judge have better reviews than
the daily papers is that they aren't
written between 11 and 11:30 o'clock
on the night of the performance. In
two weeks or so we'll probably have
something bright to say about the
Oh yes-the orchestra played with a
unanimity which was, to say the very
least, electrifying.
Mr. Jason Cowles.
Wants To Enaet Relief Legislation,
Before Close of Present
Washington, D. C., March 21.-Pres.
Coolidge at a conference tonight with
the Republican house leaders express-
ed the desire to hav.e some form of
farn relief legislation enacted be-
fore lose of the present session of.
The legislative situation generally
was , discussed anid Mr. Coolidge's
followeis said they were convinced
that congress could adjourn before
the June convention; , ::. j
"The: esident was, told that thej
.house would 'ruwh a tioa 'of the appro-
,priation bill and the Johnson immi-,
gration bill, and-before the end of the
session take up:a measure,:providing
'for a readjustment of salaries of pos-
tat employees
Lorch il Give
Series Of Talks

IICORKS 820 00
Attorney, General Points Out That
Witness Fails to Embarrass.
or Implicate Him
Washington, D. C., March 21.-(By
AP)-A $200,000 whiskey deal, the big-
gest yet, was uncorked today by the
Daugherty investigating committee.
John Goroni, vice president of the
Alps Drug company, tol the story
of how he, the late Jess W. Smith l
"bumper and friend" of Attorney-Gen-
eral Daugherty and Howard Manning-
ton one of the occupants of the "little#
green house on Case street", had, he
said; shared in the "split" which ac-
companied the withdrawal of whiskey
from the federal warehouse for sale.
As' with previous testimony, of the!
sort, it was not brought nearer to Mr.
Daugherty himself than these two
Gorongi told the committee what he
said did not come out when he was!
tried and acquitted of conspiracy to
violate therprohibition law in New
York. A.ttrney general Daugherty
on his nightly comment in today's
testimony. pointed out that he himself,
was in "no way embarrassed or impli-
The Goroni whiskey "deal" story
splashed from the witness stand in a
hectic day marked by passing of the
"lie" to Mr. Daugherty's council by,
Senator Wheeler, Democrat, managing
the inquiry. The latterbcharged that
there was continual besmirking 'Of'
committee witnsses and that the com-
mittee was being denied evidence from
the Ohio bank of which Mr. Daugher-
ty's brother is president, while' Sen-
ator Ashurst, Democrat, Arizona said,
Howard Mannington, mentioned in
Goroni's story and 'now reported in
Paris, has: been 'spirited ,away. Mr.
Daugherty's coon-sel after a bitter.,
'scene, in which the .audience loudly f
applauded:Senator Wheeler,, promised
their best 'efforts to produce Manning-+
ton. k

"People of South Africa showed
great interest in our expedition and
did everything possible to help us car-
ry on our investigations there," said
Prof. W. J. Hussey, director of the
observatory, yesterday in commenting
upon expedition to South Africa for
the purpose of- locating a site for thel
new 27-inch refracting telescope do-
nated to the University by Robert P.
Lamont '91E.
Professor Hussey arriving in Bloem-
fontein, in Orange Free State, at 10,
o'clock at night was met at the sta-
tion by thecity clerk, the president ofa
the university of that city, and two
professors. The next morning he met
the mayor who told the city engineer
of Bloemfontein to help Professor Hus-
sey in any way that he could. A car-
penter and laborers were delegated to
help him erect a platform for the 10-
inch telescope with which he conduct-
ed his investigations. The mayor also
sent a watchman to stay with the tele-
scope when Professor Hussey was not
there. An electric line was strung to
the top of Naval Hill for his benefit.
Several free sites were offered to
Professor Hussey in different parts of
South Africa. One city sent its mayor'

to Bloemfontein to offer a free site,
necessitating a trip of over 10 hours.
Naval Hill, two and a half miles from
Bloemfontein, seems to offer the best
site according to Professor Hussey.
The summit is 350 feet above the level
of the city and has a surface of three
or four hundred acres. Its proximity
to the city makes an easily accesible
water supply and electric power. This
was the only place where Professor
Hussey set up his telescope to carry
on a detailed investigation for the
conditions of "seeing" would be the
same for many miles around this lo-
The climate and weather conditions
in South Africa were much better than
IProfessor Hussey expected to find.
During the two months that he was in
Bloemfontein, the nights were con-
tinously clear. He spent most every
evening during December and January
investigating the conditions. This was
supposed to be the' rainy season in
this section of the country, but less
than ten per cent of the nights while
he was there were even cloudy enough
to prevent him from carrying on his
work. Prolonged rains are unknown
(Continued on Page Two)

University's New Telescope
Arouses Interest In Africa


ge Hale on
esident and
that in the
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Chicago Drainage Project
Permanently Guarani
Is Topie
Madison, Wis. March 2:
igan's negative debating I
given the decision over
versity 'of Wisconsin's
ative team' here tonigh
annual Mid-West triangi
Michigan's Varsity affirm;
emerged victor over Illin
Ann Arbor section of the a
West triangular debate
night. According to Prof.
lord, judge, a member of
speaking department of Nc
university, the two team~s
closely throughout the'cc
speeches and it was in th
work that Michigan forged
a sure lead.
Chicago should be p
guaranteed sufficient water
adequate sanitation for the
version from the great lal
decided after the Illinois tr
vanced all the arguments a
plan and Michigan for it in
itorium last night. The .n
the winning team were: E
man, '25, Leo J. Nowicki,
Kenneth C. Wigle, '24. I1
represented by P.. W Bron
Speakman, and K. E. Ober
Last Affirmative Arginm
KThe affirmative team base
structive argument on' th
the system Chicago wishes
been a great success there
where; that the building
plant as the negative prop
be impossible and too co
tempt; that navigation an
terprises were not being
harmed; and that no coin
fmercenary iiitei'esftishould



No quorum f
ongress ad- Prof. Clarence S. Yoakum, director
hout having of the bueau of personnel research i
dietatorshiat Carnegie Institute of Technology, of
Four M s. Pittsburg, has been secured as a mem-
iary 6, when ber of the faculty of the'new School
Carias party of Business Administration. He will
ity of Sig"- iactually join the facyulty. at the open-
regucigalpa. ing of the first semester of next: year,!
n many Jill- according to Prof. ' Edmund . Day,
e only town head of the economics department
s w're .lar- nd'dean of the new school.
ernn fnt ap- Prdfessor'Ybakum is one 'of thet
yrie I e .6- miost 'proninent nmeh In theicountry
party. "'This in the fields of business psycliology'
er only four f'and personnel manageient, and has
probably has as widely varied experi.'
n army eV' Ince -as any'econonist inth'e countryj
ni'eif press- i During'the war he served in. the'psy-,
nerican min-'chological'service of the United States.
it s.n adjuAst' Iar'my with' the rank of-' maJor. Hel
the existlug was at first stationed 'at Camp Lee.
r refused to and later was transfered to the offiee
of the surgeonigeneral as supervisor
ported the of the psychological service in the
the capital. army camps.
alarmed and Professor Yoakum 'received his de-
steps to de- gree of Bachelor of Arts from Cam-
'pbell college, Kansas, in 1901. In
d j1908 the University of Chicago con-
which therej ferred upon him his doctor's- degree,
was learned I;After this Dr. Yoakum taught inse'-
th 2,000 full eral schools and colleges, finally being
ing Comaya- appointed professor and head of the
L5,000. Fierce department of philosophy and psycho-
ig two days. logy of tb.e University of Texas, where
fell 'into the ihe remained until the United Statesf
entered' the wa in' 1917. At the con-
rnissaries to elusion of his war work in 1919 he
.uary 24 de- was'made professor of applied psycho-
Tegucigalpa logy and 'director 'of. the Bureau of
erinent sent Personnel'Researeh at .Carnegie In-
capital if he istitute, which,' under Professor Yoak-
um's direction, has acquired a nat-
this despatch ional reputation for its work in the 1
ed.' The at- general field of personnel manage-

Leaves Netw Orleans Port With Sealed
Orders, According to
N'ew Orleans, March 21.-The gun
boat Bravo craft ship of the Mexican
navy of the eastern coast of the Re-
public was on its'way southward from
New Orleans tonight under sealed or-
ders whichMexican offlicials here say
direct her to attack ports and vessels
held by the rebels.
The Bravo came to New Orleans in
September for overhauling and when,
she steamed shortly before daybreak
today it was the first 'move she bad
made 'since Adoph De La Huetat,
launched his revolution in'December.
Commanded'by Otto Blano, admiral
of the' Mexican navy, the ship is ,x-
pected'to confine Sher efforts- for the
time being to .driving revolutionist
out of the state of the Yucatan penni-
Sula and the point from which large
quantities of m~aterial are shipped it
is believed to lie' the object of h'~r first {

Ronus Bill Not Discussed But Proba-.
bly Will Have Priority Over
Tax Bill
Washington, D. C., March 21.-(By
A. P.)-President Coolidge today urged
the senate leaders to speed up consid-
eration of the revenue bill when in-
formed by Senator Smoot and Sena-
tor Curtis, Republican, of the finance
committee that it would pass it before
June 1 now seems unlikely.
Although the soldiers' bonus bill
was not discussed at the White House
conference Mr. Smoot said it was prob-
able this measure would, be given
priority over the tax reduction bill by
the ,committee for immediate action,
and predicted that little time would
be required for its disposal in com-
In this connection, however, it wa.;
again made plain at the White House,
that President Coolidge opposes the
soldier bonus and supports the Mel-
Ion income tax rates reduced by the
Regarding the paid up -insurance
bonus bill passed by the house andI
the revised revenue measure sent by
that body to the senate, it was re-
tereated at the same time that the
President would not declare in advance
of receiving either measure whether
he will vete or sign it.

Prof. Emil Lorch of the department
of architceture has accepted a off r
to deliver a series of talks before the
better home show, to be given beginn-'
ing Saturday for the entire week un-
der the auspices of the Detroit Retail
Furniture association.. Professor
Lorch has announced as his subjects
for the addresses, "The Interior De-
sign of the House", "The House and
Its Site", and "The House and the,
Lawn Plan."
Better homes week was organized
by the, Furniture association of the
city in order to. promote a , better
standard of living on, the part ,of the'
majority of .the populace, and it, is
though that the lectures of Professor
Lorch will prove to be of great .value
to' all who are planning to but din,
the near future.
In addition to Professor Lorch, Mr.
Berbard C. Jakwgy, of the University
of California, and one of the foremost4
lecturers on interior design in the
country will give a series of talks.
Senior Student
Dies Of Fever

The Day's Neu'- At I
1 Thee,_Capitol
Irwin1 D. Laughlin, of Pittsburg, was
noninated to be minister to Greece.
The. state department was advised'
that comparative order had been re-'
stored at Tegucigalpa, Hondurus.-
President Coolidge discussed the
'legislative situation at a White House
dinner conference with House Republi- [;
can leaders.
Members of the senate finance com-
mittee discussed 'revenue legislation
with President Coolidge ' without a
.conclusion being reached. t
Counsel .for Harry E.Sinclair and.
the oil committee argued without re-
salt whether Sinclair should be ex-
cused from further examination.
'The. house adopted an amendment'
f to the naval appropriation bill which
would request the President.to initi-
i ate a move for another naval limita-
I tion conference.j

President Marion L. Burton will
conclude his visit in Washington, D.
C., leaving there tonight and return-'
ing to Ann Arbor via Culver, Ind.,
where and Mrs. Burton. Will visit their
The president has had a'busy trip.
Wednesday night in Philadelphia, he
spoke before a gathering of Michigan
alunni while Thursday nighi in Wash-
ington he was the guest of honor and
speaker at a Michigan alumni banqUet
at the Willard. 'On this occasion Ed-
win Denby, '96L, former head of the
navy, was toastmaster. While in
Washington, President Burton and
Mrs. Burton are guests 'at the white
house, their 'friendship with the
Coolidges dating back to the time
when President Burton was head of
Smith college at Northampton, Mass.
Today at noon President Burton.
Iwill be entertained at a luncheonz giv-
"en by Walter S. Penfield, 90, a prom-
inent attorney of the capital. Before
leaving Washington, President Burton
and Mrs. Burton will attend a recept-
ion planned for this afternoon by the
local Michigan alumnae.

;ed any w~
ayegua is
a resultof
bodies bad-

March 21.-After I
olation on a wind-
e South Seas, 375
a, Dr.' E. M. Loeb
. rescued, a message
her, Mrs. J. E. Alli-
ays. Dr. Loeb, f )r-
'ersity of' Californi h
e reef studying theI
s and continuel
their return. in-
essage: away in an
uers came.

Always an'ardent research- worker,1
Professor Yoakum has been able to.
carry on work' of a more or less nat-,
ional scope through his connection'
with the American Psychological as-
sociation, th American Association
for the Advancement of Science, the
American Academy of Political ' andti
Social Science, the American Associ-
ation of University Professors, and
many other organizations. He com-
bindd with Prof. Robert M. Yerkes,1
the eminent psychologist, in preparing
the Army Mental Tests used during
the war.
Seattle, Wash., March 21.-The four
army air men attempting to circlie
the -globe' will rest there several days
while workeds at the Sand Pbint avia-
tion field convert the big a r cruisers
into seapla'nes:
In preparation for the ordeal ahead,
the young officers will abstain from
public functions and entertainments,
1 according to Maj. Frederick L. Martin,
flight commander. The other aviators
are Lieuts. Lowell H. Smith, Leigh H.

Martha Ruth Speirs, ,249, died yes-
terday of scarlet fever and blood pois-
oning after an illness of three days.
She was 22 years old, and was born
at Martensburg, Iowa. Her home was
at Farson, Iowa.
Miss Speirs was the holder of a
Bachelor or Arts degree from Taylor
university in Upland,, Ind. This was
her first year on the campus. In an
I effort to save her life scarlet, fever
I serum, obtained from the blood of
(persons who. had recovered from the
disease, was administered.aDoctor
' Forsythe, director of the Health ser-
Ivice ,,said thatshe, contracted the dis-
ease from a scarlet fever carrier. of
which, he estimates, there are six pt
Stanley Chorus
To Sig Sunday
The Stanley chorus, assisted by

Tax allowance and refunds for "Mel-
lon companies" came in for attention
both in the senate and the senate com-
mittee investigating the internal reve-:
nue bureau.
Acknowledging the results of the
North 'Dakota presidential primaries.
President Coolidge promised to do
his utmost to give sound economic re-
lief where it is needed.
The Daugherty committee went ,in-
to a :maze of charges.haying to do with
illicit liquor withdrawals in 1921: and
payments and "splits" alleged to have
been made.

Moscow, March 21.-The central
committee has decided to release from
prison Archibishop Zepliak, head of
the Roman Catholic church in Russia
convicted and once condemned to
death for resistance to the soviet gov-
ernment. Archbishop Zepliak will be
banished. The central committee will
also drop the case against Dr. Tikhon,
former patriarch' of all Russia and
metropolitan of Moscow, and the three;
prelates whoJ were on trial with him.
Evanston, 4 Ill., March 2L.-"Democ-
racy attempts an almost impossible
task in the most difficult way," said
Dr. Alexander Meiklejohn in the fourth
of his series of six lectures at North-
western university. Education of the
people as a whole is the only possible
solution of the problem, he thinks, and
j this, he added, is an almost impossible
Three new electricity controlled
clocks have been installed in the hall-
ways of the engineering buildings.
Owosso, Mich., March 21.-
Consolidation of the railroads of
: the United States into large
groups, as a means ofnfostering
economy of operation, was ad-
1 vocated by Prof. H. P. Riggs, of

than 3,000,000. The last 4
was, in the opinion of membe
audience, the telling blow to
ative contention,
The negative trio adduce
and quotations to indicate
diversion was harming navig,
downstate ind~ustries and far
fish were starving to death
count of the oxidation of was
in the rivers; that Canad
American industires were los
er through the system; and tl
ter plan-that of converting
age into , a solid effluent 1
ment-was possible.
Usec2B Per Cent of Niagara"
jMichigan's team first scor
their opponents when they
that even the expensive t
plant planned by the negativ
not take care of sertain type
I age.
Although thy Illinois met
that Canada would lose pow
construction of compensath
on the Niagara to keep the la
up, Michigan was able to
quoted authorities that onl
cent of the available powe
Niagara was being used at
ent time.
The negative trio advance
gument that, once Chicago
mission to withdraw any
amount of water from the 1
will abandon their present c
gram of building suppl
"treatment" works and get
of the sewage by diverting'w
Lake Michigan. The Varsity
came back on this with the
ion of the state law of Illin
makes it absolutely mand
Chicago to continue this pri
In the argument of heal
business interests Michiga
decrease in typhoid since
sion of lake water to wash
sewage; and hurt their opp
showing that they were put
ey losses above the. human
The final stroke came v
home team, having asked
the debate what the nega
iposed to do with the refu
treatment process, showed
opponents had not attemit
swer this question and that
nothing which could be
'this harmful matter except
into Lake Michigan and hav
inothe city water supply
The two Michigan teams w
ed by Prof. L. M. Eich of
speaking department, asis
E. Densmore of the same d
Vice-president of the Orato

is too

Chairman Hall of the. interstate]
commerce commission wrote to Con-
gress on the question of unnecessary.
conflicts with the usages of inland
transportation in enforcing sec)ion 23
on the merchant marine act.
The house rules committee recin-
mended-'an investigation 'of charges of
duplications in government bonds and
;,- yntHn i of n rhihition enforce-

Census Indicates"
Airedale Popular
A census taken for the purpose of
'determining the favorite variety of
pup upon the campus shows that the
campus stroller will stumble over at'
least two Airdales to every one dog,
of any other variety.
The list of fraternity-owned dogs,
which takes in probably the majority
of dogs found oft the campus, in-
cludes most of the varieties of Ameri-
can dogs, 'large and small; but the
popularity of the Airedale is unques-
tioned. The. only explanation is the,
faithfulness of this far from-handsome
pup. The bull-dog seems to coni nest;
in the list, doubtless because of his
nnalities as a watch-dog.

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