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May 11, 1924 - Image 2

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Ticket Aplications' Must Be Made
This Thursday, Friday
Or Saturday
The date for holding of the annual
Senior Ball has been fixed at June 12,
according to announcement by Hugh
K. Duffleld, '24, chairman of the com-
mittee in charge of arrangements.
Applications for tickets will be given
out from 3 to 5 o'clock Thursday, Fri-
day and Saturday of the week, at the
desk in the Union Lobby. The price
will range from $3.75 to $5.00, accord-
ing to the number of applications
which are given out. This is to be
decided at the next meeting of the
Applications should be mailed to
William Clove, '24, before May 21, in
order to permit the committee to make
detailed arrangements concerning the
place in which the Ball is to be held.
This depends largely upon the num-
ber expected. The Union Ball room
will be utilized if the number does
not exceed 250 couples, and Waterman.
gymnasium, if more than that number
expect to attend. ; No application will
be considered after that date.
There will be only one orchestra
at the dance this year. The Ball is
open to ay senior man or woman and
the latter may obtain applications
from Dorothy Parkwell, from 3 to 5
o'clock Thursday in the Woman's Lea-
gue Rooms in University Hall. All
seniors are urged to put in their ap-
plications as early as possible, as this
will greatly simplify the work of the
committee, as well as prevent many of
the errors which otherwise are liable
to occur.
The Week's News
In Brief
(Continued from Page One)
satisfaction and suffering in all parts
of our country" as a result of the ac-
tivities of the Veteran's bureau. Pres-
ident Coolidge said he didn't believe
Charges came from many sources
that the navy was inefficient, and far
below the strength prescribed at the
Washington conference for naval dis-
arment. President Coolidge said he
didn't believe it. Secretary Wilbur
denied it.
Secretary Wilbur, -flying in the{
face of the recent tendency toward the
limitation of naval armament, "ex-
pressed himself as being in favor of
an American navy not bonly equal to
any other, but a "dominating one,"
along lines not restricted by mutual
The num11ber of murders committed
in this country last year shows the
regular annual increase, according to'
statistics recently compiled. There
was a total of more than 10,000. This
is, pro-rata, 25 times as many as in
The quadrennia methodist confer-
ence, among other things, branded war
as "thelaw of the jungle",, "organiz-
ed revenge", and "monstrosity of the
pagan past.". It also came out with an
appeal for the support of law and or-
der. (This was aimed at the propos-
al to modify the liquor laws.) It also
succeeded in reuniting after a dispute
of 80 years standing the north and
south factions of the church. the an-
nouncement of this was accompanied
by loud shouts and cheers from the
2,000 delegates.

With his victories in the California
and Indiana p'rimaries, President
Coolidge now has 941 delegates pledg-
ed to vote for him at the National
convention next month. It takes only
555 votes to nominate.
The American Federation of Labor
announced th'at it would vote for the
party which espoused: 1-a permanent
policy of immigration exclusion; 2-
a soldiers' bonus; 3-Entrance into the
All seniors who have subscrib-
ed to the Alumnus are urged to I
! pay their subscriptions and re-
ceive their Alumnus button be-
fore June 1, at the Alumnus office
in Alumni Memorial hall. After
I the above date the subscription
prices will advance from $2.50
to $3.00.
John Bradfield, Business
Manager. '
I3 I

League of Nations and the
court; 4-legality of strikes.


Said President Coolidge (with an
eye to his campaign): "The women of;
America have a vital part to play in
upholding the cause of clean govern-
On April 11, President Coolidge
sent a special message to the Senate,
in which he protested strenuously ag-
ainst the hiring of Francis J. Heney,
lawyer, to investigate the official ac-
tivities of Secretary Mellon. On May
7, the Senate decided to turn a deaf
ear to its chief, and authorized the
employ of Heney, or any other attor-

with the People's parties. The aims
of the nationalist party are to re-es-
tablish the monarchy, but they are
formulating a more moderate policy
at present. It is rumored that ac-
ceptance of the Dawes reparations
plan will be decided by a plebiscite.
More than 4,000,000 Communist
votes were cast, seating 60 Communist
deputies in the Reichstag. The suc-
cess of the Communists in the election
is considered responsible for the ris-
ing unrest in the Ruhr, where 300,-
000 miners are striking, and where a
general strike is expected at any

characterized as a "shrewd blow"
at the League of Nations since calling
such a conference is considered with-
in the League's jurisdiction. Forty
nations have been invited to partici-
pate, including a number of non-
members of the League.

cepted by alI parties.

There were repeated reports of new
Turkish outrages against Armenians.
More than a dozen villages along the
northern border of Syria were destroy-

Ith Dawes reparations plan as a par- movement to regain the throne.
tisan issue, It has been tacitly ac-

Primo do Rivera, Spanish dictator,
!,v, refused the right to hold meetings
behind closed doors or otherwise, to
all political parties but his own, the
Union Patriotica.

I News from the turbulent Latins:
1-The Cuban revolution was report-
ed on the wane. President Zayas is
attending it in person.
2-An agreement was reaiched be-
t(een the two factions in Honduras,
and hostilities will stop in the near
3-The Mexican revolt degenerated
into banditry.
4-A plot to kidnap President Mar-
tinez, of Nicaragua, was nipped in the

The Germa ms named a warship I ed.Capital and Labor combined in a
"Alsace." This proved a signal for unique strike in Argentina. The
an outburst of Gallic indignation. I While the Soviet seems solidly es- cause was the new pension law, which'
I tablished in Russia, two grand dukes, I provides for a levy of five percent
In the lays preceding the French living in France, are entering into a of salaries, employers to contribute a1
election, there has been no mention of bitter quarrel as to who shall lead the like amount.

ney which they might desire. Premier MacDonald met Theunis
and IHymans. of Belgium, to discuss
Senator Lodge, chairman of the th'e Dawes reparations plan. It is
Senate foreign relations committee, understood that one of the problems
-proposed the establishment of a world is to find a man who will collect the
court at the Hague, to be composed of 2,500,000,000 gold marks every year
the United States, the British Empire, from Germany. But one man has been
France. Italy, Japan, and five other mentioned so far-Herbert Hoover.

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signatory powers. It would have fin-
al jurisdiction over all questions of in-
ternational law.
The Philippines would be granted
absolute independence in 20 years
without a plebiscite in a bill report-
ed by the House insular committee.
The Filipinos say this isn't soon en-j
The German elections resulted in
a narrow victory for the Nationalists,
who will probably form a coalition

The House of Commons forgot its
Angrio-Saxon dignity and staged a
small riot over a bill conferring home
rule on Scotland. The disturbance
came when, through some technicality,
t became impossible to bring the ques-
tion to a vote. A number of Labor
members acknowledged their readi-
ness to engage in fisticuffs with the
The Italian government has issued
a call for a conference to discuss emi-
gration and immigration. The act is


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