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Driveway Between N.S. and Chemistry
Buildugs May Be Replaced
By Lawn
The date for commencing building
operations on the new Medical build-
ing will be definitely decided when the
Committee of Five on the University
building program convenes at 10 o'-
clock this morning in the office of
President Marion L. Burton. President
Burton is chairman of the committee
which also includes, Prof. John Shep-
ard, supervisor of plans, Secretary
Shirley W. Smith, Regent William L
Clements and Mr. Albert Kahn, con-
suiting architect.
Approximately $889,000 is available
for the building as a result of the ac-
tion of the legislature last spring and
plans for the building are now com-
pleted so that little delay is antici-
pated in beginning work. The build-
ing will occupy the triangular piece of
land between East University and
Washtenaw avenues as far down on
East University, as the new engineer-
ing shops.
The committee will also take up sev-
eral problems of campus landscape
changes, notably the proposed remov-
al of the driveway between the Na-
tural Science and Chemistry buildings
and the planting of trees and shrub-
bery in its place. It has already been
decided that East University avenue
shall be torn up from North Univer-
sity to South University avenues some
time next spring. When this is ac-
complished, the campus will stretch
from State street to Church street
without any interruption.,
Cranham, England, Oct. 16-General
Oglethorpe, founder of the State of
Georgia, like the Indian princess Po-
cahontas and his more distant and re-
mote precursor Tutenkhamen is to
remain in his original burial place.
Yielding to British public opinion
which has almost reached the point
of unanimity, Dr. Cornwell Jacobs,
ptesideht of Oglethorpe university, to-
day abandoned his project to trans-
port the Georgian hero's ashes to Ani-
The hue and cry raised throughout
England that Americans desire to take
possession of England's .distinguished
dead as well as its mostprized art
objects and reliquaries, is thus sil-
Dr. Jacobs accepted defeat with
true Southern grace and courtesy. He
feels at least that one result of his
evacuation is to make General Ogle-
thorpe a world's figure and not mere-
ly the builder of a single state. In-
dicative of his great spirit of rever-
ence for the famous general was his
last act this afternoon in returning
to the rector of All Saint's church a
small fragment of Gen. Oglethorpe's
coffin which had dropped off in the
course of his 138 years internment.


Faculty Members Unanimously
Approve Fair In luterviews

Final action in creating the Union
fair to provide money for the comple-
tion of the swimming pool will be
taken at a meeting of the Senate Com-
mittee on Student Affairs that will
be held at 4:15 o'clock this afternoon
in University hall. The sanction of
the committee is necessary before
further arrangements for the fair can
be made.
SCan Use Field House
Permission to use the Yost Field
house for the affair, given Saturday
at a meeting of the Board in Control
of Athletics, gave first incentive to the
proposition of the fair. The Board
granted the field house to the Union
for the purpose in order to bring about
the completon of the swimming pool;
and thus encourage athletics in this
line at the University.
According to the plans of the Un-
program Will Include Cheers, Songs,
and Slides of the Team in
Judge Frank Murphy, '13L, will be
the principal speaker at the Ohio State
game pep meeting to be held at 5
o'clock next Friday afternoon, it was
announced last night by the Student
council. Prof. William A. Frayer, of
the history department, will be the
faculty speaker for the affair and
John W. Kelly, '24L, president of the
Student council will be master 'of
Considered by many to be one of
the most active aldinni of the Univer-
sity, Judge Murphy is expected to
make a great appeal Friday night for
support and loyalty to the team,
which has probably its hardest bat-
tle of the year the next day. Judge
Murphy has spoken at several student
gatherings before, including Cap
Night In 1921.
Professor Frayer, who will also
speak Friday is active in several stu-
ldent affairs and has appeared before
the student body on similar occasions
in the past.
It is expected by the committee in
charge that Hill auditorium will be
filled to capacity by students, alumni,
faculty members, and friends as this'
gathering will be the first football pep
meeting held this year. The remaind-
er of the program includes yells, led{
by the Varsity cheerleader squad, and
songs, lead by the Varsity band, with
the assistance of the Varsity Glee club
which will be seated in a reserved
section in the front of the auditorium.
Slides of the team, Coach Yost and
Captain Kipke will be flashed upon a
Bitter Animosity
Tears Ec. Faculty
Relations between the members of
the economics faculty could hardly
be more strained than they will be
when Prof. E. E. Day, head of the de-
partment, leads his veteran baseball
team against the remains of the team
that was captained by Professor
Sharfman last year.
Last year, in a five game series, the1
Daylites won the pennant after a tre-
mendous ninth inning rally in the
fifth game. As a penalty the Sharf-
manites were supposedl to foot the
bill for a mammoth banquet at Bill
and Mert's, but due to the leave of
absence which he secured, Professor
f Sharfman was able to leave town be-
fore the date of the big affair.
This year Professor Day hopes to
come even closer to a free meal, and
hopes to take the first step when e

ion officials in charge of the arrange-
ments for the fair, it would be held
in the field house at some date imme-
diately following the Christmas holi-
days. Fraternities and campus groups
would cooperate in running side shows
and entertainment. It is planned to
hold the fair on a Friday and Satur-
day night.
The money that would be earned in
this way would go toward the com-
pletion of the Union swimming pool.
Similar fars in the past resulted in
raising large sums for the construe-
tion of the present Union building, and
it is thought by officials of the Un-
ion that with the present large enroll-
ment little difficulty will be encoun
tered in realizing a large sum from
the proposition.
Are Favorable
Several faculty members when in-
terviewed yesterday as to their opin.
ion on the advisability of such a fair
expressed themselves unanimously in
favor of the proposition. It was their
verdict that the Union pool should be
completed in the near future in any
way possible, and they agreed that the
plan of the fair was well fitted for the
"I am in favor of some unified ac-
tion to provide funds immediately'for
the completion of the swimming pool,"
(Continued from Page One)
"Present Situatio in the Near East"
Will Be Subject of Talk
By Diplomat
"The Present Situation in the Near
East" is the subject of a University
lecture which will be given by County
Albert Apponyi, former Premier of
Hungary, at 8 o'clock tonight in Nat.
ural Science auditorium. The Count
one of the most distinguished of Euro-
pean diplomats and statesmen, arrives
in Ann Arbor this morning accompan-
ied by his Necretary; Dr. Imre de Josi-
Count Apponyi has come to the Unit
ed States to deliver a series of 30 lec-
tures at the invitation of the all-
American committee of the Institute
of International Education. At hi
recent appearance before the Metro
politan club of New York City, A
ponyi was acclaimed a brilliant speak-
er, having a remarkable command of
English and great gifts as a orator.
He is an experienced student of in-
ternational politics and advocate set-
tlement of world problems on an econ-
omic rather than a political basis.
Chicago, Oct. 16-(By A.P.)-Con-
viction that Great Britain and the
United States entirely, and probably
France, will stand for democracy
against the autocracy which is
spreading in Europe and the world
was expressed by David Lloyd George,
the war time premier of Great Britain
here today.
Speaking at a luncheon tendered
him by the Chicago Association of
gommerce the former premier assert-
ed that democracy after its great tri-
umph in the world war, was imperil-
ed through a movement seen in the
guise of dictatorship in Europe.
Election of freshmen literary class
oflicers will be held tomorrow from

9 o'clock in the morning until 3
o'clock in the afternoon at a table
which will be placed in front of the
The candidates to be voted upon are
those nominated at the class meeting
last Thursday. All members of the
literary class of '27 are eligible to bal-
lot tomorrow whether they attended
the nomination meeting or not.
Swimming Team Meets in Union
Members of last year's swimming
team and any aspirants for the Var-E
sity team will meet at 5 o'clock todayI
in the tank room of the Union. It
is urged that all members of last
year's team be present.
London, Oct. 16-(By A.P.)-Four'
London morning papers have joined in'
a protest against the removal of Gen.
Oglethorpe's body to Georgia at the

Police Patrol Flooded iDistriet on
Lookout for Reported Bands
of Pillagers

West hall has passed away, but not
without ceremony, when at II o'clock
last night, members of the classes of
the Architectural school gathered to
do homage to the quondam architec-
tural masterp'ece.
The students of the useful are form-
ed in procession at the Engineering
Quadrangle, and proceeded down
South iUiversity to the President's
house, where they halted to chant
something in memory of the defunct
.structure. From there they proceed-
ed to the former stamping ground of
the deeased. Ceremonies weretthere
opened by the blast of a cornet, and
a model of thme 011 fit'e trap was then


At least 12t
eta by the Atli!
naitte~e of the
Ohio football
tion to the r
act as hosts t
Anyone who Im
it at the (lisp
should call at
in the Union

Need C'ars


o stet=, (1o eTeaut
or 14 cars are need-I
let if Reception con-
U nio)n to car ry the ii
tamn fronm)tho 5la-
Ious houses that will I
o the vhdi ing I (mSif.
as a car and will put 1823-4AT
)'i 0f the ComIiittee
Sithe activitio room
r (all i'urmner at 1016 (IEtIST.ltRA ISSIES FIGURES FOR


Numlber of Engineering Students
IDevreases; Total for Year
Is 1748

Oklahoma City, Okla., Oct. 10--(By placed upon the pyre, where it was
A.P1.)-Virtmually isolated by the great- nd i efigy. Taps were then
r.. blown. West hall may now be forgot-
est flood in its history, Oklahoma City, ten at any time.
tonight sheltered her little army of
refugees and waited for the muddy tur-
bulent expanse of the North Canadian
river to recede anl reveal the dam-
Although the river has fallen ap-
proximately 2 feet from the 35fot
crest that swept down upon the city I
9arly this morning the swift waters
were still swirling through streets
heretofore considered immune. N ewsjlapr hn :n aul abty libers
,40 homeless Will1l1iseasrld Affairs
More than 2,000 o the 15,000 persons At < , oai
who fled before the flood still werei
homeless tonight. They were quarter- T11111 ANNUAL MI '4'N ENCE
ed in halls and churches. The re- A IRMININT MEN
mainder of the host have returned te
'heir homes. More than 250 newspaper men are
The known dead list stood at two e'xpected at Ann Arbor tomorrow
but city officials and members of res-1n morning when the fifth annual con-
cue crews declared it probably would farence of the University of Michigan
be greater. Press club will open and continue
Uninterrupted rain for four days in through Thursday, Friday and Satur-
the west and north cntral part of day. It has further been scheduled
the state broke the municipal reser- that a discussion of world affairs will
oir 10 miles west of here early today r-lake place at a "world forum." The
and flung a ent-up nine-foot fall of a chivements of proessors who have
recently returned from foreign coun-
water downstream to spread furthery the members of
tries will be told by temmeso
disaster to the already stricken low- fhe facumty and newspaper men who
lands in Oklahoma City's southside. have been traveling abroad and know
That volume of water reached here the conditions that exist will relate
early today and within an hour haid their experiences.
spread to within 18 blocks of the prin- iiC
cipal business district. So far there James Wright Brown, oditor of
has been no loss of life reported, but ( "Editor and Publisher" is one of the
numbersof persons are believed to be newspaper men. His talk to be give
imperiled. Friday, will be on "Newspaper Tend-
Ordered to places of safety last night encies." Mr. Brown spent the past
by city authorities, approximately 15,- summer in Europe. Stuart H. Perry,
)00 residents abandoned their homes of the Adrian Teegrajp whoits in
in an area in the flood's path, com- Europe and England for several
orising 117 city blocks, and are be- ( months will also speak, while Freder-
ing sheltered and fed by hastily form- ick Roy Martin, general manager of
edl mehief organizations, the Associatedl Press will give an al-
Guards Patrol Streets dress at the Associated Press dinner
National Guardsmen are patrol'ng to take place at 6 o'clock Friday night
*he inundated residential section. The in -the Union. As head of the Asso-
surging waters battered through the ciated Press, Martin is perhaps in
lam embankments despite the frantic touch witi national and world news
efforts of workmen to save 'them by conditions as is no other newspaper
hastily erecting sandbag levees. man.
With the additional rise, emergency Prof. Wm. II. Hobbs of the geology
sirens in Oklahoma City blared their department, one of the 14 delegates
warning sgnals and evacuation of the from the United States to the Pan-
entire area in the flood's path began. Pacific Science Congress in Austra-
Pandemonium reigned for a time. ha, will be one of the faculty members
The crowds of curious persons milled to present his experience. Professor
and swsIlobbs will relate the conditions as he
while automobiles and horse-drawn lbssrCrs em the Europe sory
vehicles clogged the trafi ways a sor os theErop
leadng o te rver ottms.A l elart ment will talk on conditions ii
eading to the river bottoms. A cold tmhe South Pacific.
drizzle of rain added to the confusion To Discuss New East
The situation was later taken in Prof. F. W. Kelsey, of the Latin de-
hand by m litary and civil authorities partmont who has visited the Near
who forced, all except needed workers East and knows the condition of the
off the streets. Capital Hill, a residen- people, and Professor C. II. Van Tyne
tial section in the southern end of the of the History department, who was
city, and Packingtown, the packing visiting India during the time of the
center to the southwest, are complete- uprising of the Ghandi, will also
ly isolated. speak. Professor Van Tyne will dis-
Looting is Reported cuss some of the causes that underlie
Following a report that a band of 50 the unrest. Professor Jesse Reeves of
to 100 was looting homes deserted by the Political Science department will
refugees, police were dispatched to the give a summary of international pol-
scene with orders to shoot to kill any itial questions.
persons found pillag ng. President Marion L. Burton and
With the coming of morning the Mrs. Burton are to hold a reception
homeless ventured from their ener-.. at 4 o'clock Thursday at their home,
gency shelters. Bread and coffee lines for all newspaper men. President
were opened by the city's two largest Burton will also be the principal
hotels and regular relief centers ear- speaker at the banquet to be held at
ly were receiving truck loads of food 15: 0 o'clock Friday. "The Newspa-
from the city's wholesale district. per I Liked" is the topic lie has chos-
A permanent relief organization was en.
to be formed toddy. _ _


Prominent Lecturer Discusse ; Wants Registration figures issued yester-
in Present System of Child day by Dr. Arthur G. Hall, registrar
Discipline of the University, based on his annual
October count, indicate that final com-
PLACFES RESPONSIBILITY OF putations will show an incrase that
FITE EUCATONOBILITYTSIjwill give a total University enrollment
FIT EIDUiCATPOI U TIARENTSof more than 12,000 students. The
-estimated grand total for the entire
"Proper care 'n the upbrnging and University and its departments is 11,-
training of the children of today and 932, which represents an increase of
the corresponding responsibilities 52 over the estimate made last year
which parents have and owe to their l at this time.
children relative to their proper edu- Four Colleges Increase
cation will in a most fundamental way Four colleges of the University
affect the civilization of the country show an increase for the year. The
forty years from now," was the state- ;literary college enrollment for this
ment of Dr. Charles E .Barker, na- semester is 5501. This total repre-
tionally famous health lecturer, in his'sents an undergraduate body of 4798
toaly fmou healeth lectrer, in hist students, extra mural students which
talk before the parents of the city last number 700 (estimated), and three
night in Hill auditorium, students registered in public health
Chsldren DisregardI, a nursing. The corresponding total for
Professor Danielt . Rich, of the ' last October was 5,278. Registration
Physics department and president of in the nurses' training school amounts
the Federated Parent-Teachers asso- ito 201, as against a 1922 total of 196.
ciation of the city, presided at the Students registered in the Law
meeting. - school number 478. This is an increase
"The first responsibility of the par- of 59. Another school to register
ents of today should be to teach their more students than formerly is the
children to obey law at home," said School of Education. There are 244
Dr. Barker. "Parents in the last twen- undergraduates in this school, and it
ty-five years have expressly failed in is estimated that the extra mural
doing this, and in so doing children students will number 250. This makes
have grown to maturity living as they a total of 494, against 391 last year,
saw fit, this state of affairs resulting An increase of 70 is registered in the
in absolute disregard of law. Graduate school, the total for this
The late President ilarding was of year being 508.
the opinion that the weakest spot in Three of the professional schools
our country's system was its absolute and colleges declined in number of
disregard for law attributing the fact students enrolled. The Medical school
that parents in the home had failed d'ropped from 665 to 594, the enginer-
in employing the right methods," Dr. mg college decreased its registration
Barker said. "To remedy this exist-127, this year's total being 1748. The
ing evil the children at the home dental collego enrollment is 344 as
.hould be disciplined and punished ac- compared with the 1922 figure, 392,
cording to their misdeeds." and the pharmacy college figure
Parents Responsible changed from 86 to 75 for the current
The second portion of the lecturer's year.
talk emphasized the responsibility Is Conservative Estmate
which parents have in teaching the Total registration in the 1923 Sum-
mner session was 3054 students 1500 of
child the importance of sex hygiene whom it is estimated do not attend
"Silence in this respect has proven during the regular school year. This
disastrous in the world's history," Dr.I latter figure is added to tie total eon-
Barker went on to say. "I firmly be- Ilt nt fre ear. te registra-
lieve that sex hygiene should not be tion this semester and at theopening-
taught in public schools to the young- of the second semester accounts for
sters by strange teachers but rather l an additional 600 which is added to the
that the source of information should grand total.
come from the child's parents, and in Only three items on the registration
the end it will pay to tell them every- list are estimated, according to Regis-
thing." trar Hall. The two divisions of ex-
Dr. Barker's visit here this fall was tra mural students have not been
made possible through the coopera- completely organized, and the figures
Con of the board of education, the given which are based on those of
Rotary club, and the Parent-Teach- last year 'will probably be increased
ers' council. He spoke before an as- in the final total since the extension
sembly of the local high school stu-. work is being enlarged in scope this
dents yesterday morning in Pattengill year. Late registration will also show
auditorium. an increase over last year in the opin-
ion of Dr. Hall.
The estimated total given out Oct.
E 15, 1922 varied from the actual grand
0UTVEXT] OITI total only in an increase of 40. "The
figures given out at this time are con-
servatively accurate," said Dr. Hall,
'Whimsies, campus literary pubhca- yesterday, "and the final figures will
tion, will make its first appearance of 1min all probability show an increase
the year November 15, according to a that will bring the total to 12,000."
statement made yesterday by a mem-
ber of the editorial board. De)eMolay Meets Tonight
The subscription drive which was ,Ann Arbor chapter, Order of De-
held last week was unsatisactory, Molay, will hold its second meeting of
having brought in not more than 150 the school year Wednesday evening at
subscriptions. Subscriptions may be 7:45 in Harris Hall. Following the
taken out by sending check for $1 to business meeting, a program will be
Whimsies, care of the Press build- given. Appointments of officers for
ing. the present term will also be made.
Alumnus Comes Via Airplane
To See Michigan-Ohio Game

[rin U niWl L 10 U U leiads his men on the field tomorrow'
Plans are 'now under way for the These weakly baseball games wilt1
formation of an R. 0. T. C. -band serve to bring out athletic talent
within the near future. A call has among the faculty. Already some out-
been made by Major W. T. Carpenter, standing stars have [allen. Among the
professor of military science and tac- base runners, the basest thus far is
tics, to have all band musicians, whe- said to be Prof. Paton. The profes-
ther members of R. 0. T. C. or not for also wields a wicked ball bat.
meet at 7:30 tonight in Newberry hall. --y___________t_
The United States government willy Hoey Named on Dance Committee
furnish the instruments and uniforms;'' Harry Hoey, '24, was appointed as
for the band andsCaptain Wilfred Wil- a member of the Union Dance com-
oon of the Varsity band has consented mittee by Thomas Lynch, '25L, presi-
to direct it. The principal function dent of the Union, last night. The
cf the band will be to play at special other members of the committee had
formations which are to be held' by the been appointed at an earlier date by!
unit throughout the year. Lynch.
Is the purveyor of the daily ration of that inimitable bit of early
morning delicacy known to Michigan men and women as
TOASTED ROLLS. Mr. Cowles is not a joke vendor, nor
Be r : "rixna . mv a n n E P in I rhPvenfic ofthe daysnmL





Friday afternoon, instead of Thurs-
day afternoon as previously announc-
ed, has been set as the date of the
first of a series of informal teas to be
given by the Faculty Women's club
in their clubhouse at 226 S. Ingalls

Two plays, "The Dreamy Kid," by!
Eugene O'Neil and "Sweet and Twen-
ty," by Floyd Dell, will be offered by.
the Comedy club at 8:15 o'clock to-
night Sarah Caswell Angell hall.
ri~ra r~r aI% r'i-il i 11rv~aw -* i i_.1

Just going to prove the attraction of
Michigan football games to its alumni,'
L'eutenant J. G. Walsh and W. R.'
Walsh, '23L, have arrived from Den-
ver, Colo., to attend the Ohio State
game. The situation is unique in that
the two men made the trip via the
air route, piloting a Curtis Canadian

ant has been flying for four years and
cannot recall any time when he was
in the air that his life had been en-
dangered. "The principal considera-
tion in cross-country flying," contin-
ued Walsh, "is to maintain a high al-
titude. If your ship is at a height of
5000 feet and something goes wrong

street. Tea will be served from 3:30 TheUc)i1JtUy cIuU i nder mei- A type plane from the western city. with your motor, it is generally pos-
until 5:30. The house will open at rection of Willard Spanagal, '25, and The fliers landed at Barton Dam sible to volplane down to a safe lan
2:30 o'clock. DomaldE. L. Snyde, '25, for this per- field Saturday, in time for the Van- ing.
Mrs. William Bishop will be as- derbilt game. Incidentally, Mr. W. R. The danger arises when your ship 11
s'sted as hostess by Mrs. C. J. Lyon, public, the price of admission being 23 Walsh received information for the at a low altitude and you are not giv-
Mrs. W. It Humphreys, and Mrs C. G. cents. first time upon his arrival that he had en time to pick a suitable landing
Parnall. The works of the art section- been given his LL.D. degree. place. You are not in peril while in
of the club, which has been engaged in Tryouts For Court Actual flying time from Denver to the air, it is when you hit the ground
producing sketches, paintings, and ,Ann Arbor by way of Toledo was 16 that the danger begins. Trees, hous-
models since December, will be on M ailgJ'ers Needed hours. Seven stops were made during es, mountains or steep slopes are the
exhibition for the first time. the trip. In most of the larger cities, thing the aviator avoids in landing
All members of the club are invit- Aimouncement was imade yesterday are aviators mde short ascents taking and if he is high enough at the time
ed to attend during the afternoon. that tryouts for assistant basketball passengers. The men said the trip when his trouble starts, he is given

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