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VOL. XXXIV. Noo. 7


Washington, D. C., Sept. 29-Leaders
in the South have become weary overj
the manner in which the existing Fed-
eral Reclamation Policy has operated
and are determined to lead a move-
ment to enlarge that policy. This is
plainly indicated in a letter by Clem-
ent S. Ucker, executive chairman of
the Forestry, Reclamation, and Immi-
gration conference to be held Nov. 19
to 22 in New Orleans.r
Mr. Ucker, in his letter to the House
Committee on Appropriations, urges
that the present expensive policy, tak-
ig in the West particularly, be also
made to include the South and other
sections of the country that hold "far
more attractive opportunities, as
shown by the survey made; in 1919 by
the reclamation service."
It has been predicted that the New
Orleans conference will witness a de-
termined stand by the southern inter-
ests and members of Congress against
any further reclamation work by the
government unless the federal policy
is expanded to include reclamation
and land settlement in the South.
Mr. Ucker also criticises the laxity
dilplayed by the government in col-
lecting the amounts due the public.
treasury from western land owners
andethe alleged inefficient use of the
federal funds in the West.
Concerning the conference in No-.
vember, Mr. Ucker says: "Because of
the growing apprehension on the part
of citizens and taxpayers throughout,
the country that the real object of re-
clamation is being overlooked and that
Federal funds are being used less ef-
ficiently 1that should be, to produce de-
sired results, a number of us are call-
ing a conference to be held in New
Orleans, November 19 to 22, to con-
sider some of these factors and to
urge upon the new Congress the adop-
tion of a broader national program
of reclamation;s one which will more
nearly meet the present needs of the
"To this conference are being in-
vited governors of various states,
members of Congress, delegates ofl
Boards of Trade and other organiza-
tions for the purpoes of the discus-
-sion of: these important problems."
Hillsdale, Sept. 29-Hillsdale Col-
lege registration, now liearly complet-
ed, is running considerably ahead of
last year in all the upper classes. Of
seniors there is an increase of 40 per-
cent. The juniors gained 45 percent,
while the sophomores, with an 8 per-
cent gain, now number an even hun-
dred. *

Library Acquires
C optic Psalter
As a result of the efforts of Profes-
sor F. W. Kelsey, of the Latin de-
partment and Prof. II. A. Saunders,
in co-operation with the Humanistic
Research fund, the University library
has acquired a large collection of old
Coptic manuscripts. Added to those
which were purchased by the Univer-
sity last spring, and to a number of
important gifts of manuscripts, the
University's collection is rapidly
growing to enviable proportions.
One of the most important pieces
is a Coptic psalter, dating from the
thirteenth century. The workman-
ship is crude, and the specimen has
many interesting features. One of
the interesting peculiarities of it is
that though the text is in Coptic, the
headings are in Greek and Arabic.
A group of 20 fragments of a Cop-
tic bible, on vellum, composes an-
other important group. The frag-
ments, which are not in the best of
condition, range in size from pieces
18 inches square to very small ones.
They have all been identified and an-
noted by Hyvernat, the great Augus-
tinian scholar.
Other pieces of importance are a
service book in Coptic, and an Eth-
iopic magical scroll, on which are
four crude paintings. The contnts
of this document have not been defi
nitely ascertained as yet, but it is
thought to contain incantations and
other magical formulae. There 's
also a rare Nestorian Syriac service
book, dating from the sixteenth cen-
tury, and made at the monastery of
St. Gabriel, near Mossoul.
Geneva, Sept. 29-(By A. P.)-"Neg
ative" and "melancholic" were the
words employed by delegates at the
meeting of the League commission on
disarmament today in referring to a
recent communication from the U. S.
government explaining the reasons
why it cannot adhere to the conven-
tions for the control of traffic in arms.
This convention known as the treaty
of St.cGermain had been ratified by
many countries, and the league asked
the U. S. whether it would alto sub-
scribe. When the question was raised
today Lord Robert Cecil remarked that
the commission has received a letter
from the U. S. government which he
was sorry to say, was negative in
Chritian Lange, of Norway, charac-
terized the American answer as mel-
ancholic. The United States he said,
had explained the reason for non-ad-
herence but had given no implication
of what it would like done on the ques-
tion of traffic in arms. He hoped the
facts about the tariff would be given
the widest nublicity. It ought to be
made perfectly clear who was re-
sponsible for the delay and the re-
strictions of the tariff.
The commission adopted a resol-
'ton that the temporary mixed com-
mission for armament prepare the


S. C. A. Work Of
Year Opens Early
One of the most ambitious plans
ever attempted by the Student's
Christian association, in the opinion'
of its officials, is now well under way.
The association was able to begin
work exceptionally early due to the
summer planning of Mr. Hal Coffman,
the new secretary.

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Four scholarships each carrying an
annual payment or $500 per year are
awarded annually by the Westing-

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More than 200 freshmen were esti-; house Electnrc an Manufacturing

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mated to have been met at trains by
representatives who gave every pos-
sible help to the new men.
Another of the works already com-
pleted was the conference of student
leaders held Sunday morning at the
Y. M. C. A. Camp Birkett, Silver lake.
Many of the problems confronting thet
campus this year were discussed and
solutions suggested.
The series of three lectures just fin-
ished by the Rev. Albert Parker Fitch
was the first of a number of lectures
delivered under the auspices of the
S. C. A. Since his arrival in Ann
Arbor, Reverend Fitch has attended
a number of conferences conducted by
the association to consider different
phases of their work in the University.
The S. C. A. was also the author of the
three informal gatherings held afterI
Reverend Fitch's lectures, one for men
only in Lane Ilall, one for women only
at Newberry Hall, and one for both'
men and women at Lane hall.
Wednesday Reverend Fitch address-
ed the Rotarians and Thursday after-
noon spoke to Ann Arbor high school

company to employees and sons on
the basis of ce~ai etitive examination.
'lhe plan which the company is using
provides for the graduation of four
men each year, the total number of
scholarships in force at one time be-
ing sixteen.
Men who are selected for these
awards by the company are selected,
for the most part, because of their
many adaptabilities. Intelligence,
physical qualities, aptitude for engin-
eering work, and the ability to shoul-
dier responsibility have been the gen-
eral points on which the candidates
are compared. The company in choos-
ing the men believes that physical
vigor generally indicates mental vig-
or and the physical qualities of the
applicant must be far above the aver-
age. One of the men who completed
the work last year graduated as a
leading man in the University of Pitts-
bmrgh engineering school.
Good scholarship records will not
necessarily mean the attaining of the
award. The men who will succeed
must be representative individuals in
the acivities of whatever society they
may be in.
It is intended that the men help
themselves considerably in complet-
ing the course as the scholarship is
intentionally not made large enough
to cover the entire expenses involved


Albert Ray Newsome and E. C. Car- in aening a goo shool.
rol, instructors in the history depart- In examining candidates some of
ment last year have left the Univer- the questions
sity and are teaching in southern uni- what ways have you earned money
versities. Mr. Newsome is at pre( during your school life? What have
ent assistant professor of American you done during your summer vaca-
history in the University of North tions since you were fourteen years
Carolina, while Mr. Carrol has an as- of age? What part did you take in the
sistant professorship of history at athletic activities of high school? And
Trinity college, Durham, North Caro- other questions which are aimed at
lIna. testing the all-round ability of the
NO PLAYER'S SONS iDemand For Jobs JUDGE SAYS LAW Twvo new instructors have been candidate.
COACHED BY YOST NOT OVERCROW DED added to the European history de- The feature of the plan provides
Exceeds Openings partment. Seaman Morley Scott, of that the officials of the company keep
A r DCams Bureauthe University of British Columbia, iii personal contact with the men as
Twenty-three years without having "The law is not overcrowded. There and Arthur Louis Dunham, of Har- their college course progresses and
coached the son of a former player is plenty of room for earnest, hard- vard are teaching European history bring them to the works for prac-
is a record which Coach Yost possess- The number of board jobs on hand woring young men, who have chosen under Professor Frayer. Mr. Scott tical experience for the periods of
ei despite rumors to the effect that at the University employment service worin ssyon men, wh ae n spent a yearsat the University of To- the summer vacations.
one f tis yar' squd i thesonthe profession because they are in- ronto and also studied at Oxford. He
one of this year's squad is the son s insuflicient to meet the requests o terested heart and soul." did research in Europe, working in
of "Al" Herrnsteln, a member of the stdns1knterw hogi eetdhatadsu.ddreerhmErpwrigi AT IN TA E
studentsa oking their way through Judge Bernard T. Barasa, '03L, mu- the Public Records office at Oxford. P NTING LOANED
point-a-minute teamaturnedout b
Yost in his early days at Michigan. school in this manner. In general, ni Mr. Dunham acquired his Ph.D. MEMORIAL HALL
ncipal judge of Chicago, thus bade fo avr hsya.Hsrsac
Investigation revealed, however, that however, students applyin to the b- defiance to the adage, "Don't study from Harvard this year. is research
W. H. Herrnstein, who was on the reau for work are taken care of more law," in a Pullman smoker conversa- work was done mostly in France Through the courtesy of the Na-
freshman squad last year, is the son satisfactorily than formerly, accord- tion a few days ago with a member of where he has spent the last few years tional Academy of Design a new pic-
the Michigan Daily staff. In preparation and study or is e- tur has ben placed in the South
record intact. Two sons of former bureau. "There are thousands and thousands ee. gallery of Alumni Memorial hall. It
players have been in school in Michi- Odd jobs of all descriptions are of men all over the country who are KNI ,HTS OF COLU BUS TO MEET is a landscape by Ben Foster, and
gan at different times but neither has open to students who desire this kind making their living at law and who was secured with the assistance of
been on a Varsity team. of work. Forty cents an hour is tle profess to be lawyers, but are notsy Mr. A. M. Todd, a friend of the Uni-
Reaie ffmu lyr aeestabished wage for this work, c- I Open house 'will be held by the esty
Relatives of famous players have worthy of the title," the judge averred. Knights of Columbus on, Tuesday, Oc- vesty.
been relatively numerous on Michi- "cept in cases requiring skilled work- "These men entered law because they tober 2 at their home on the corner of The Academy has at its disposal a
gai teams. Among the past Varsity men. Requests for barblaers, steno-~ thought it would be a soft snap, a mat- huron and Division streets. All Cath- fund known as the Ranger fund,
men who have had kin on recent graphers, expressman, chauffeurs, ter of talking a little, and submitting olic students whether K. f C.'s or not whichis used to guy. th teserv-
squads, are "Willie" Heston, "lrnie" ihave been filled at the bureau. Apple a' bill. There are far too many of that a d to b nt The install intitions. It wa es ed
Vick and Paul Goebel. picers, blotter distibutors, folders, type in the profession. But there is ation ot officers tor the coming yea by institutns.tRaetisa ablished
Student helis treferred by local every oportunity for the chap who is by George J. Burke, district deputy painter who died in 6.
J. B. Gotrox M ust, residents, Mrs Ste art declared, al- wisln et dang be hrfess naoy, lerief will occur, after which the meeting Foster's picture is sent in the form
o eFt esithough the student wortders frequently will take the form of a smoker and of a permanent loan and wps chosen
uome 4i i show lack of responsibility in fillin get-together gathering. A short pro- from the Winter exposition of the
-^- their positions. This lack of satis- Ages Unconcealed gram is being arranged by the com- Academy in 1921. It is entitled "Re-
"Give me five rocks worth of po- faction not only reverts back upon the r -Jmittee in charge. pose of Evening."
tatoes." bureau,,but decreases the opportuni- To Railroad Jack
This is not an American gentleman ties of those students who are willing s Praises C In Historical
speaking in the slang dialect of lils to work. Fickle, illusive memory trained, P aCeI H-
native land. It is a citizen of the shackled, subordinated to the will of Quarterly On Momentous M ichigan Gift
island of Yap on a Saturday shopping Railroad Jack. All the kins from the
excursion, bidding the corner grocer KLAN NOT NEE ED Raies.adlack.ll the kisph hro athe _
to provide him with his fortnightly SAYS U. B. PHILLIPS maticians, stoics and notable men of Librarian Bishop, at the dedication much labor. Rather to provide the
supply of the favorite vegetable., (_l_ ancienit times up to the present cen- of the William L. Clements library, material for a first-hand study of earl-
To avoid further formalities na-, hr sn cainro uha -ycno calhi ert o
ives of the island of Yap, accrding There is no occasion for such an o- lty ra ote lvea er secrets nor delivered an address which, printed In ir history of our country and the
to Mr. R. G. Rodky of the economics ganization today as the Ku Klux Klan and memory of this animated encyclo- the last issue of the Michigan History means of utilizing them to the full
department, use huge blocks of gran- according to the opinion of Prof. Ulric e.ia. eyantsaimt magazine affords those who were not for tie benefit of historical scholar-
ite as a medium of exchange. The B. Phillips of the history department . ie alls, rllintres, at the dedication another chance to ship has been his steadfast purpose.
more rocks a man possesses the rich- "At a time of dire necessity such an .ms nce r iteB acquaint themselves with a review of
er he is. Nor is it necessary for him organization may be salutary, it may yagor nin, A osciue andthe situation. That purpose culminates i the gift
to actually have them in his posses- render a great service even though i th sEs , nsii "Nowhere else In America," quotes of this building and of his collectio -
sion. He may have them in the back uses illegal means. But," Professor hosts others. Mr. Bishop in the reprint of his talk, the William L. Clements Library of
yard or over on the side of a hill at Phillips said, "there is nothing in the Surrounded by an enthralled throngso far as my knowledge goes-is American Ihistory.
n the Library steps he will tellth
the other end of the island. situation today which gives the pro- a dt Lrarofy sho the lal Prince there any library of Americana at the Dscrib idbrary Facilities
Mr. Rodky tells of one family which pe need for it." sid sto Ilho the meauwhPie disposal of university students equal Librarian Bishop now presented a
vio honntellsrone. ri..r ,. ,-diedeorehis father, eanwhle lend- ..

The Conservatory of Music has an draft of a newconvention to replace
enlarged registra ion that will tax the that of St. Germain and that the U. S.
teaching force in piano and in public would be invited to appoint represent-
school music, college officials an- atives to cooperate with the commis-
nounce. lon.
--- Today In The Churches---
Baptist Presbyterian
Morning worship will begin at 10:30 Rev. L. A. Barrett will deliver the
in the First Baptist church when R. sermon at the Morning worship in
Edward Sayles, minister of this par- the Presbyterian church at 10:30. Bi-
ish will deliver the sermon. The us-! ble school will be held at noon and
ual Sunday school class will be held the High school class, will be given
at 12:00 o'clock and the Baptist at 5:00 o'clock. The Young People's
Young People's Union will meet in Society will hold their meeting at
the church at 6:30. 6:30. Evening service will be as an-
The Baptist students will meet at nounced.
the Guild house at noon for a class Lutheran
study conducted by Mr. Chapman. "One Holy Christian Church" is the
The student friendship hour will be subject announced for today's ser-
at the Guild house at 6:00 o'clock and mon by Rev. Carl A. Brauer, of St.
will be followed by a Student Devo- Paul's Lutheran church. Divine ser-
tional meeting at 6:30. This service vice will be given in German at 9:30
will be led by Norman Johnson who o'clock and in English at 11:30. Bi-
has chosen as his-topic, "A Well-Bal- ble class will be held at 10:30 o'clock.
anced University Life." Congregational
Episcopal The sermon given by Mr. Jump to-
Holy Communion will be given at day at 10:45 will be on the subject,
Et. Andrew's Episcopal church at 8:00 "The Biblical University that Over-did
o'clock. Morning prayer will be held Athletics." Coach Yost will speak at
at 10:30. Mr. Henry Lewis, Rector of the Fireside Chat at 5:30.
the church will preach the sermon. Unitarian
Rev. R. E. Charles will be the speak- , Church school will begin at 9:45
or at the stupper to be given in liar- in the Unitarian churchl. The morn-
$r hall at 6:00 o'clock. His subject ingservice will be held at 10:30 and
will be, "Common Sense About the at 5:30 a supper will be given for
Bible." ' the students. A meeting will be held
Methodist at 6:30 o'clock.
Morning worship in the First Meth- Christian Scientist
odist church will begin at 10:30 with The first church of Christ, Scientist,
Rev. A. W. Stalker's sermon on "The : announce a free lecture on Christian



wished to become the richest in thei The Ku Klux Klan as it operatesi to the Clements library. glimpse of wh t it will mean to Mich--
neighborhood. They went to a neigh- today has no connection with the his- ing his pencils to some of the listeners Says MichigangForponate i san. "With the CleentsLibrary for
boring island and quarried outatonic Ku Klux K<an of the Reconstr who wish to jot down his sayings and r"Fortunate, indeed is Michigan," he the earliest period, for the settlement
block of granite larger than any ever tion period. The original body of that rearty $10. for ever m e that a says, "that one of her own sons who of the Atlantic Coast, and the Amerl-
seen in Yap. When they attempted time was disbanded shortly after its leae which reers mistfeat has kept before him the time of gath- can Revolution; with the Burton Hi-
to terry it hole the rat sunk, but yits e , General For- keing a true library of Americana, has bary for Canada and the Great Lakes
they were acclaimed the richest folk ester, and has not existed or operated memory more than ever e;citing tcombined the scholar's judgment as region; with the law library for the
on tile island althoughl their "wealth" etr ndh1nt xse o prthe bystIders
as such since that time. "The Ku Klux s. to fundamental value with the collect- legal side of our development; with
lay at the bottom of the ocean. Klan," Professor Phillips went on, or's watchful and keen enthusiasm. the general library supplementing all
"proceeds by intimidation and vio-; WOK ON TEMPORARY I And thrice fortunate that he has had these and providing as well the Europ-
CROWN MARRIAGE Ihence with the purpose of enforcingI DIRECTORY BEGINS a vision of what such a library can do can background of American history;
morality and other virtues, but the wfin promoting historical studies in his with the eager spirit and generous en-
operations of the Klan are more e-- The work of registration for the Alma Mater." thusiasm which have characterized
moralizing than promotive of moral- temporary Students' Directory is be- "Not for the mere joy of: possession, Michigan teachers and students, why
Ronne, Sept 29--The Epo , "on the ity." I ing carried on by a committee headed not for the lust of ownership has he should there not grow up here a group
authority of a member of the Italian The speaker showed that thle plan by M. Peterson, '25. Registration is gathered from far and near the orig- of competent and effective students of
court," denies the rumor of an engage- of procedure of the Klan lent itself to made by all male students on cards inal printed accounts of discoverers I our country's past, who shall make
ment of Crown Prince Hhumbert to all forms of abuse. lie said, "In case at the time of enrollment. The direct- and explorers, the tracts revealing our earlier history live once more
Princess Marie Jose of Belgium. of lawless acts committed by the Klan, ory will be left at the main desk in the fate of Virginia and New England for coming generations?"
It adds that "if the happy event of it may not even be the Klan that does the Union lobby as soon as it is-com- and the middle colonies in the seven-
linking the two royal families is to be it. Perhans the deed may be carried nleted and will be available to all o teenth century, the early voyages to 1.4L1 t o nnA r .ihnni1 Vnia. U n-.

Call of Religion." Bible classes will
be held at Wesley hall at noon and
there will be open house at the hall
fn mpmhors nad h.1 studnt s fom

Science to be given by Mr. Peter V.
Ross, of San Francisco, at 3:00 o'-
clock in the Whitney theater. The
pulic is invited toatnd.nI

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