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EIGHT PAGES ANN ARBOR, MICHIGAN, THURSDAY, MAY Q 1924 EIGHT PAGES PRICE, F

L CONFEREES
OSTTONE
ION
OPOSED)
[UTE DATE

DAILY TO ISSUE EXTRA
ON ELECTIONS, XONDA
The Daily will issue a, special
I elections extra on Monday, May
1 12; All candidates for the presi-
dency of the Student council, the *
C Union, the Student's Christian j j
association, and the Oratorical
board who wish to have their
pictures appear in this extra
I must turn in glossy prints today '
j at the Daily office in the Press
building. Credentials for the j
candidates in order to appear in j
the electiohs issue must be writ-
ten immediately and turned into
the presidents of the various or-I
ganizations.
I If the pictures or the lists of.
qualifications for the offices in I
any one organization are incom- I
j plete that organization will be J
omitted entirely from the extra.

E'NTHUSIASM RUNS'
HIGH AS FRESHMEN,
HOLD PEP MEETINGIl
YEARLINGS PREPARE TO BATTLE
SOPIIOMORES IN GAMES
SATURDAY
CLASS OF '26 TO MEET
AT 5 THIS A FTER NOON

GATHER TODAY -FOR
PRESS CONVENTION
TO STUDY METHODS OF MODERNI
.JOURNAIJSM IN THREE-
DAY SESSION

; To Negotiate With
r Debarring
Treaty
. C, May 7.-(By
oolidge dby strenu-
fforts today obtained

Stuart Elected Frosh Captain;
Lieutenants And Cheer-
Lei.ders Naied

Ten

EXPECT DELEGATES OF
45 STATE HIGH SCHOOLS
Brumm Speakts This Afternoon; Yost:
And iImmel At Annual Ban-
quet Tonight
Delegates from more than 45 high
schools throughout the state, includ-

Enthusiasm ran high yesterday af-
ternoon when every freshman able to
crowd his way into the Union reading

,..,

rnent to rec-
of statutory
1 Madrch'1,
ment ,would

GROESBECK RULES
61.P.'CONVENTIONI

ifronted with prospect of exclu-
effective July 1 next as agreeax
esterday by the conferees., the
dent held a number of hurried
rences with the result that the
rence committee at a session late
e day rescinded their previous
n and voted for the new effective

President for the
of the exclusion
son given by the
unusual action.
ublican, Pennsyl-
n for the confer-
rovision had been
use members "at
resident," and had
e Senate members

CFEFOR {
TONIGHT
e tomorrow'
for thb At-
al Atkinson
These cou--!
niers from

Approves Coolidge Administration,
Mellon Tax Plan And
Bonus Bill
GOVERNOR' DEFENDS PRIMARY
AGAINST SMITH AND FORDNEY
Grand Rapids, May 7.-(By AP)-
With Governor Groesbeck in complete
control, Michigan Republicans today
held a state convention which on the
surface at least was entirely harmon-
ious. There were undercurrents of
dissension, but the whole hearted sup-
port of the delegates, who gave the
Governor a tremendous ovation, swept
away the opposition.
After former congressman Joseph
Fordney, and former U. S. Senator
Win. Alden Smith' had attacked the
primary system and endorsed the pre-
primary convention method,; Governor
Groesheck toqk the platformn and dis-
agreed. He asserted that he is not
yet ready to believe. that tthe 'prInial
principle' is wrong
President Coolidge was lauded, thei
primary system was condemned, the
I Washington investigations were men-:
tioned, and the delegates went on re-
cord as opposed to the alleged demo-
cratic idea of making political cap-i
ital ofth em.
IAdjls ted corhpensation for ex-ser-.
vice men was endorsed, although i
President'Coolidge is expected to vetoI
the bilI enacted by Congress. The;
state conservation commission was
commended. ' In the resolution Gov-
ernor Groesbeck was paid a high
compliment. They declared that "it
is a pleasure to endorse the adminis-
tration of Governor Groesbeck" and
wvent on to compliment him for effici-
enev and business-like conduct.
The Mellon tax reduction plan was
approved.

room cheered hlmself hoarse as his
class prepared itself for the coming,
fray 011th the sophomores. The
Spring Games of 1924 are predicted to
f be the most spirited in years with the'
yearlings determined to repeat their
success of last fall and the sophomores'
using every possible means of exciting;
their men into beating the new men'
in every event.
ohn Stuart was elected captain of
the freshman for the games. Ten lie-
utenants and two cheerleaders were.
appointed by him. The lieutenants
selected are: Dwight F. Kellar, John
H. Lovette, Elmer E. Langruth, Thom-
as R. King, Richard C. 'Morrison, Clare
W. Sabin, Edgar Madsen, Leslie J.
Wessinger, Douglas Dickey and Theo-
dore Hornberger. Alvin W. Tolle and
Willis E. Topper were chosen cheer-
leaders.
Sophomores To Meet Today
The sophomores will meet at 5 o'-
clock this afternoon in the assembly
room of the Union for their pep meet-
ing. Hand slips advertising the meet-
ing have been given out to the various
'members of the class. It is expected
{ that a big turnout will mark the final
crganization of '26 into a fighting
machine for the games.
At 4 o'clock the Spring Games will
open with the tug-of-war across the
Huron. The freshmen will meet at]
3 o'clock at the Union and the so-
phomores at the-sanme time by Water-
man gymnasium. As is the custom
the sophomores will carry the rope l
down in the niarch to the river. ,Both
classes" will be lead by tlieir respect-
ive bands.' The captains .will toss a
coin for choice of sides of the river.
One tug will be held in which all!
that can find 'a hold on.the rope
'wil be'alldwed'to .pull. This will eli-
1minate all previous" "weighing in."
Officials will be present to supervise I
the event: "1''M" ien, councilmen
ind menmbers of Sphinx and Triangles
will officiate. They will meet at 3
o'clock at, Waterman gymnasium pre-
vious to the encounter.,
To Add Obstacles
On Saturday morning the rope tying
contest, obstacle race and cane spree
will take place. The committee is
planning on ia.ving more obstaclesi
this year than ever before and in the
rope tying contest one fifteen minute'
period will be substituted for the two I
ten minute periods used in the past.
Each event, will count one point.
In the obstacle race the winning side t
in two oUt of three races will be giv-I
eni the point. The 'tug-of-war on Fri-
day counts two points making a total
of five. The winner of three out of
this total will take the entire Spring
Gans.
The meeting places for Saturday
monrning will be the same as on Fri-
day. The time will be 8:30 o'clock.
Oficials will meet at this time at Wat-
erman gymnasium and will supervise
the march to the field.
Universit rBand
Elects Officers:

-t ve
are

one of which is
dollars in cash and
the winner, and
s for the second
as a memorial, to
by his father;- Orie
Creek. ,
'ree to the general
mas C. Trueblood
~aking department

ing managing editors, business man-
agers, and faculty advisers of high
school publications will gather here
today, for the third 4nnual Michigan
Interscholastic Press Association con-
vention,, to be held today, Friday and
Saturday under the adspices of Sigma
Delta Chi, national professional jour-
nalistic fraternity. i
The purpose of th 's convention is
to promote a better understanding of
the ideals and methods of modern
journalism as they may be applied to
the editing of their high school pub-
lications, and to create a better fellow-
ship between the high schools of the
state.
First Session Starts At 2 o'clock
Representatives will register at the
Union from 9 o'clock until 2 o'clock.,
The first session will begin at 2
o'clock with Carl Schoonmaker, '25,
chairman of the committee, presiding.
John L. Stephens, '24, president of
Sigma Delta Chi, will give an address
of welcome, and Paul Anderson, of
Muskegon, president of the associa-
tion will respond. Prof. J. L. Brumm,
head of the department 'of journalism,
will give the principle address of the
afternoon sessio. John A. Bacon,
editor of Chimes, will talk upon "The
School Paper's Opportunity," which
will be followed by a general dis-
cussion on this subject.
At 4 o'clock William C..Holland, su-
perintendent of printing;at the Univer-
sity will tgive "A Few. Words From.'
,The, Printer." .Following this address
.Boh Brown, ogrmespe ndent- for the'
Djtroit News, will give some 'practical
advice,:on "Reporting and News' Writ-'
ing" as he sees it in his everyday
work. .
'lhe annual banquet will' be .held
nt .6:15 o'clock this evening at ^the
,'nion,:at which .time the high School
editors will hear Coach Fielding H.
Yost,, director of intercollegiate ath-'
letics. and Prof. R. K. Immel, ;®f the
public speaking department. Booth's
orchestra will furnish the music for
the occasion. Professor Brumm will
act as toastmaster.
On Friday the sessions will be
turned over to discussions during the
first part of the meetings. 'Student
publication men and faculty members
of the journalism department will ad-
dress the delegates at these two ses-
sions on Friday. Saturday morning
will be occupied with election of of-
ficers, business matters, ,and the
awarding of cups. Each year four
cups are awarded, one for the best
weekly, bi-weekly, monthly and annual
publication in the high . schools
throughout the state.1
To Witness Tug'-War
The Friday afternoon session will
he adjourned at 3 .o'clock to enable
the editors to witness the annual tug-
o'-war between the sophomores and
freshmen of the university across the'
Huron River. The delegates will also'
witness the class games which will be
held Saturday morning at Ferry Field.
Saturday morning the representa-
tives will be the guests of the Athletic
association at the Michigan-Ohio State
track meet at Ferry Field.
The men attending the convention
wil be housed at the.different frater-
nities, and the women will stay at
the sororities. The committee still
has several delegates to house, and
any fraternity or sorority able to take
care of two or three of these high
school editors should call the regis-
tration booth at the Union anytime
today.i
Paul Anderson, Muskegon, is presi-:
dent of the Interscholastic Press As-
sociation; Paul. Huss, Ann Arbor,
secretary; Jack Mulcahy, Detroit,
treasurer; Douglas Doubleday, Kal-
amazoo, vice-president.
Carl B. Schoonmaker, '25, is generald
chairman for the fraternity of the con-
vention. The other members of the
committee are: Programs. Robert
Tarr, '24; housing, William Stoneman,
'25; registration, David Bramble, '25;
arrangements, John Stephens, '24;
judging. E. G. Burrows, of the jour-
nalism department, Prof. J. L. Brumm.
of the journalism department, Donal
Hamilton Haines, editor of the Michi-
.'snn A mir, r nnr . n lhart' Mnrartyr

Cabot's Daughter
Still Critically
Ill, Says Messag
A telegram received yesterday by
the secretary to Dean Hugh Cabot of
the Medical school with regard te
the condition of his daughter Mary,
reads as follows: "International hos-
pital, Naples. Condition desperate."
The missive was not signed, but as
ample time has elapsed for the Dean
to have arrived at his daughter's
bedside, it is thought to have come
from him. No other news had been
received up to a late hour last night.
_400_O
MEET AT SMOKER
Talks By Dean Bursiey, Kelly And
Snyder Stimulate Spirit
For Spring Games
CLASS WILL HOLD MEETiN-
FOR ORGANIZATION TODAY
More than 400 Sophomores turned
out to the "All-Soph" smoker held at
the Union last night to stimulate spir-
it for the games with the freshmen
Friday and Saturday. Intense spirit
manifested itself when every Sopho-
more resolved that his class would
win the class contest this week end.
Musical selections dominated at the
gathering, intermingled with talks by
George Snyder, '26, literary class
president, Jack Kelly, '24L, president
of the Student council, and Dean
Joseph A. Bursley. Circulars were
passed out after the meeting for dis-
tL:ibution over Ann Arbor urging all
of the class of '26 to come out to thei
rganization meeting today at 5 o'clock
in the assembly hall of the Union and'
to give support in the games.
Opening the program was an orch-,
estra of Sophomores followed by sev-
oral selections on the xylophone by
Burton Hyde, '25M, soloist for the

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ALL STUDENTS MUST REGIS
TODAY ORl TOMORROW TO

!ILL
r -o

IN CAMPUS SPRING ELECT'I!

I WHERE TO REGISTER
Lits-In front of Library.
Engineers--Engineering arch
aLaws--Law building.
Archltects-Engineering arch
Dents-Dental building.
Eds-In front of Library.
Pharmiles-In front of Library.
Medies--In laboratory sections.
TDIE-9 to 4 o'clock.

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,glee club on its spring trip. A. L. will open the performance proper and
Gleason, '25M accompanied him on theI give the introduction for the acts that
piano. I;follow,
I Snyder urged the 'class to get togeth-,I The performance of the play "Chi-
er in order 'to "whip the freshmen." Itra" is unusual in that few of Tagore's,
'He Ilso anounced thiit more men were plays have been presented here either
wanted for the ,Sdphomore band, to j publicly or privately, and that the
I play the days of th-e games. Kelly cast with but one exception is made
impressed upon the 'second-year men un of Hindus now in the 'University
the necessity -of entering into the frac- Native Hindu costumes will be used
as with the yearlings with a. true in this scene.
MAchigan spirit. 'IThe 'Girls' Glee Club will sing six.
Dean Bursley gave some of his own . numbers. including a Belgian and a
experiences while' in college and ur- (Czecho-Slovak folk 'song as well as
ed the class to go into the games with the French "Mon Pays." The Girls'
the idea of winning, but of winning in Glee Club is taking part in the per-
a fair way. The Sophomore band, I formance at the invitation of the Cos-
composed of more than 20 men con- mopolitan Club.
cluded the program. An imitation of Sir Harry Lauder
To Wear Red Tags by Benn Ing, '25, promises to be one
Red tags to be worn by all Sopho- of the features of the evcning. Ing.
mores in order that they may distin1 who has never heaid Lauder except
guish fellow class members this week ion a phonograph record, is said to
end were passed out. carry off the part laughably and well.
Sophomores will meet at 5 o'clock A demonstration of Japanese wrest-
today at the Union for their organisa- ling, Jiu Jitsu, will follow Ing's act.
tion meeting, Friday afternoon at 3 1'nd Johann Rorick, '24D, will sing,
o'clock in front of Waterman gymnas- Ithe South African "Song of Victory."
um to ' form for the tug of war, and An Alpine sextette has been secured'
at 8:30 o'clock Saturday at the same to take part in the performance, be-
place to form for the games on Ferry ing made up of Swiss from three
field. Cantons in the Alps. They will sing
(Continued on Page Four)
HISTRIA ITAKS ODAY Trueblood Makes
ON WORLDWA'SCAUSES; hngahDs
. l rtn ~ n. nr~m rn~~n nrtlT-nn'rrin n*

rom L-onj
;. O. P.Coy
id R.nids.Mih

S WILL BE OPEN
O 4 O'CLOCK DURIN
T1,O)DAYS
MEN AND WO
MITTED TO BA
Urge Large Turt
Measure of Interest
In Self-Rule

r ' Booths for registration of
lent voters in the University
>pen on the campus from 9
Fut registration cards in their:r
:ve college booth in order to
T he spring elections next 'T
*hen the officers of the Studer
31,the Union, the S. C. A., Orn
t~socatin ndmembers of the
International Night Program Includess in Control of Publications a
Talent Of Seven CountrIes 'etics'will be elected on the
In Twelve Acts, ballot.
The lists of the names rei
GIRLS' GLEE CLUB TO AID will be checked with the officia
COSMOPOLITAN PRODUCTION r'olls by the council committe
osed of Hugh K. Duffield, '24
International Night Entertainment, nan, howard F. Hoffman, '24
annual production of Cosmopchlitan *2rE. . yer,t oband Edwa
club of the University of Michigan .he last day of registration,
will be presented at 8 o'clock tonight candled in the same way.
in Hill auditorium. Members of the Both women and men studen
club, and entertainers from foreign 'egister during the two day
countries now living in Detroit will 'men will be allowed to vot
provide. amusement varying from The registration will be ta
Chinese version of- Sir Harry Lauder's colleges at bo'oths situated on th
singing to a scene from' Rabindranath
Tagore's play "Chitra." , pus or in the buildings. The 1
ef these booths are announced
The performance will open with the The medics will be passed regis
overture from Thank You Madam," cards in the laboratory section
played by the Junior Girls' play or- committee ha,3 simplified the
chestra which is co-operating with so that little tme is reqriied h
the club in the production. A scene the t s
on the South Sea Island of Ooloo n

draws
C I UBB'24, NOMINATED

11.4, *fl*;as.1 11. aly ," f n a
to Burt D. Cady, chairman of
ublican State Central com-
[resident Marion L, Burton
niversity of Michigan with-
name from consideration for
at large to the Republicanj
convention at Cleveland next{

P. convention .in
sterday surprised
ir attempt made
n, led by George

sident Burton's telegram was as
s: "I. have observgd in the
that there is some consideration
name as delegate at large from
gan to the national convention.t
I appreciate the thought of
who suggested it, in order to
misunderstanding, I request that
nnounce at the opening of the1
ation that this has all been donef
ut my knowledge and that I
:o withdraw my name from con-.
tion. I had previously told the
ites from Washtenaw county
did not desire my name pre-
L"
M. L. Burton.
an, May 7.-The society of play-
ts here has decided to place a
>f Eleanora Duse in the Mazonl
er where she won so many of her

Donald Chubb, '24, was nominated I
as a candidate for the presidency of
the Student Christian association at a
meeting of the nominating committee I
at noon Wednesday in Lane hall..
Other nominations for the presidency
are withheld until Saturday when they1
will be announced.
Rensis Lickert, '26,' and Charles j
Higley, '25, were nominated at the!
same time as candidates for the see-
retary of the association. These are
the only offices which are elective, E
and appointments for the chairmen
of the various committees of the as-
sociation, which carry on the extensive
programs of the organization, will be
made as 'soon as elections are com-.
pleted. The successful candidates are
to take office immediately.
The nominating committee of the
organization was composed of J. K.
Dunn, '24 as chairman, H. O. Steele, ,
'25, Rensis Lickert, '26, Jack DeTar,
'24, and Milo Oliphant, '24. The vice-
presidents are mhde up of the differ-
ent church association presidents.

Prof. Bernadotte E. Schmitt of
Cleveland, will lecture on "New Light
on the Origins of the World War" at
4:15 clclock this afternoon in thej
Natural Science auditorium.
Professor Schmitt has been a lec-
turer in history at Cornell, Colum-j
bia, the University of Wisconsin,!
New York, Tennessee, and elsewhere,!
and is a contributor to historical ma-
gazines. During the war he served
in the American army as -a secondI
lieutenant. The lecture is open to
the public.

k'riends, admilrers, colleagues, and
former students have so long urged
Prof. T. E. Trueblood of the public
speaking department to make a phono-
graph record of his voice, that he has
finally consented. As a result a Col-
umbia double disc record has been
made of his reading. One of the sel-
ections is the soliloquy of Hamlet'; the
other passage from Shakespeare's
"Julius Caesar." These records are
available at the Columbia agency on
Maynard street.
Register Today

A big turnout is urged by the
11 to register today. The counci
lieve that .if the students ae to
adv'antage of their prjdivilege to
their, own_ officers .tLnder a st
governing, systemn that every, om
thei hould signify this desir
regits'tering_ today. The gucces
the campus, electioxns depends
the way the students '#espod.
larger the vote.'t's almore
ative is the "opinion, the counci
Glares.
"Only' a brief amount 'of tin
taken in signing a- registration c
Hugh K. Duffield, '24, said.
want everyone to ston at asbooth
take care of this small matter so
he or she may have a right to a
lot next Tuesday. A heavy
should be cast at that time."
Members of the council nomina
committee will meet at 3 o'cloe
day at the Union. The nomin
committee is composed of the fo
Ing: 'John W. Kelly, '24L, preside
the Student council, chairman, I
). Thoey, '24, Manging Editor of
Daily,'T'homas> 3. Lynch, '2,5L, p
dent of 'the Union, Hugh K. Du
'24, and Donald C. McCabe, '24.
274 SENIORS5 INITED
TO HONORS CON VCT
Invitations to 274 seniors ar
the regents of the' university, t
honor guests at the Honors Con
tion next Tuesday, May 13, were
out yesterday by the committee o
Senate Council, according to Dr
thur G. Hall, who is in charge c
arrangements during the absent
Dean Cabot of the Medical se
The 274 seniors represent schob
:ally the highest ten per cent of
of the senior classes of the un
sity, and holders of graduate fe
(ships, winners of prizes and m
in journalism, oratory and va
other departments.
The'program arranged for the
vocation, calls for an academic
Icession by the members of the fa
,in caps and gowns, starting

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Officers for the university band were
elected last night at the annual meet-
ing held for the purpose. The new
officers are A. McKay' Klein, '26L,
president; John K. Altland, '24, vice-
president; .Benjamin Boyce, '26, lib-
rarian; and Edward Hodmaker, '26,

assistant librarian.

a
Underciasses Urged To Refrain
From Tampering With Flagpolei
Appealing to the Judgment of the l flag of the Unied States is not in
two underclasses, G. F. Kasser of the its accustomed and proper place. This
buildings and grounds department yes-f gives a bad appearance to the campus'
terday asked that the campus flagpole and impresses visitors unfavorably,
be left untouched for once during this with the University."
time when rivalry between the fresh- I The buildings and grounds depart-
men and sophomores is at its height. ment has been urged by the adminis-
"Two or three times each year, mem- tration to put a guard of "husky jan-
hers of one of the two classes cut the itors" around the pole tonight and to-
rope on the flagpole after first having morro tnight, but although means
raised -their emblem to the top," he wkill be taken to prevent the appear-

Famous Electic Locomotive
On Exhibition Here Tomorrow!

NTS LIBRARY)
ad the extreme pleasure
own through the above
It was most interest-

One of the largest electric loco- of . students from the electrical en- Alumni Memorial hall,
motives in the world, and one which gineering department desire to see ;by President Marion L.1
the monster, arrangements can be1 organ music by - Palmer
has for the past several years been d t tThe Varsity Glee Clubwil
in service on the rocky mountain mefrste o do so.c -al numbers, following wh
linesRepresentatives of the railway com- gram will be concludedb
St. Paui railway, is to be in Ann pany were in this city yesterday singing of the "Yellow a
Arbor, at the Michigan Central sta planning for the exhibition, and it was
stated that several lectures will be
tion all day tomorrow, and will b tendered to the classes of the college'
open for exhibition, free for all stu- tof electrical engineering in a special o l
dents and townspeople interested. coach which is fitted up for the pur- DR ACT n {
To 1,,nemmfiv~T a is w 1 l-kn'n/',~r'n _I T f tMl(

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