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VOL. XXXV. No. 119






BY 40 TO 40 VOTE
Solicitor General Beck May Renain in
Charge of Justice Department
Until Next Session
Washington, D. C., March 10.-
Charles Beecher Warren of Michigan
failed to become attorney general of
the United States by a single vote
today in the Senate.
His nomination was rejected 40-40,
vice-president Dawes failing to reach
the Capitol from his hotel in time to
cast the deciding vote.
Administration leaders sought to
delay announcement of the result in
the hope that the vice-president, whoI
was rushing to the Senate in a taxi-
cab, voul arrive in time to break the
With victory in their grasp, Demo-
cratic opponents of the nomination
vigorously demanded that the roll call
be closed with the announcement of
the result, but even then Republican
leaders resorted to further strategy
in an effort to save the nomination
from defeat.
Senator Reed, Pennsylvanian, an- I
nounced that he would change his
vote from yea to nay so that he might
present a motion to reconsider the
question. That changed the final re-
stit technically to 39 for and 41
against confirmation.
As soon as Senator Reed made his
motion opponents of confirmation
countered with a motion to lay it on
the table and demanded a roll call.
That vote, too, resulted inra tie, 40-
40, but as the vice-president who could
have cast the deciding ballot, entered
the chamber, Senator Overman of
North Carolina, the only Democratic
to vote for confirmation, switched his
There was no indication tonmht
what the President's course might be,
the White House having declined to
comment on the matter. If he de-
cides not to resubmit the nomination
to the Senate at this time or make a
new one, lie may either leave solicitor
general Beck in charge of the justice
department until the next session of
Congress or make a recess appoint-
ment to fill the cabinet vacancy dur-
ing that period.
Jack Miner, naturalist, who shelters
birds and uses them to spread the
christian gospel, will speak at 4:15
o'clock and again at 8 o'clock tomor-
row in Pattengill auditorium of Ann
Arbor high school. Mr. Miner, who is
brought here by the Nature club of
the Ann Arbor public schools, will
tell 'of his personal experiences and
of observations of bird life made on
his farm near Kingsville, Ontario.
This farm constitutes of a shelter
and a feeding place for many thou-
sands of wild birds, mostly geese, dur-
ing their seasonal migration between
the North' and the South. The na-
turalist-preacher catches a great num-
ber of the birds, attaches tags to them
containing biblical quotaionsand li-
berates them so that they may fly to
all sections of the United and Canada.
Mr. Miner will exhibit fifty slides
and several thousand feet of films
showing bird life at close quarters.
Ten cents will be the admission price

for the afternoon lecture, which is
for children only. The prices in theI
evening will be 25 cents for cildren
and 50 cents for adults.
Due to the delay in the arrival of
Mr.eRaphael Zon of the Lake Stater
Forest Experiment station the date
of his lecture which was scheduled,
for today has been set ahead in-
Dean hugh Cabot of the Medical
school returned today from Bay City
where he gave an address before the
RWtary club yesterday.
Ouratheh2ran ~

Hfarvard Professor Istimates AIDMPI H~
Age Of Newly Unearthed Tomb
Boston, Mass., March 10.-A cable vious to Dynasty VI. It is to be dat- ILL OP[ N 100 A
received today by Dr. George A. Reis- ed to the time of King Seneseru, the
ner, professor of Egyptology at Har- first king of Dynasty VI, the prede-
vard and director of the Harvard Uni- cessor of Cheops, that Is, a period of W T E I O ES


versity-Boston museum of Fine Arts,
Egyptian expedition definitely estab-
lishes the tomb just discovered by the
,xpedition near the Giza pyramid as
ieing some 1700 years older than the
tomb of Tut-Ankh-amen and of a per-
iod which little has been discovered
The cable was from Alan Rowe,
:;ief assistant of the expedition, whoI
ias been working with Dr. Reisner
for three years. The expedition was
founded in 1905 and actual work be-
gan in 1909 in this district. The text
of the cable as extended by Dr. Reis-
ner is as follows:
"The new tomb reported from the
eiyacuations of Ahe Harvard-Boston
expedition at Giza pyramid is the only
important intact tomb yet found pre-

100 years up to about 3,000 B. C. The
tomb is situated about 100 metres due
east of the great pyramid of Cheops.
"On removing the top course of the
stone in the masonry blocks which
closed the door of the buried chamber,
the chamber was seen to be about 18,
feet long by 12 feet wide. Inside was
an alabaster sarcophagus intact and
on the coffin lay an elaborate woven'
gold mat with a line of incised hiero-
glyphics,, giving a name, indicating
its occupant a lady, probably a prin-
"The posts of the sarcophagus are
sheathed in gold and the floor of the
chamber is covered with vessels of
bronze and alabaster and a quantity'
of gilded wooden furniture which is
in bad condition."



Considers Situation of Students
Jtiia And Wprk in The
KIev District



Dr. Hayford, Northwestern Head,
Expires Without Knowsledge
Of Latest Success
Chicago, Ill., March 10.-Dr. John
Fillmore Iayford, director of the
Northwestern university college of en-
gineering died today at his Evanston
home a few hours before a colleague
had announced that the director's
measurements of the earth had been
accepted as an international stand-

Various -phases of the Near East
Relief and of the student kitchen at
Kiev were discussed by three speak-
ers at the meeting of the Chamber
,f Commerce luncheon yesterday noon.
This affair was the last to be held
under the administration of W. Hack-
ley Butler, retiring president of thel
chamber. Rev. H-erbert A. Jump, who
acted as chairman of the meeting,
paid a tribute to the work of Mr.
Butler on behalf of Ann Arbor, char-
acterizing him as a man who has
given perhaps more time and thought
to city problems than has any other
one person.
Ray Legate, who has spent four
years doing relief work among Rus-
Ian students, presented a vivid pic-
ture of the suffering and degradation
that prevails in some of the foreign
universities. "Conditions are unbe-
lievable to one who - has not lived
among the students," Mr. Legate
stated. "Eighteen percent of the stu-
dents at Kiev have already develop-
ed incurable diseases, and this !in
spite of the medical attention we have
been trying to give them. They must'
be taken out if others are to be safe."
Mr. V. P. Blaine, a Cleveland busi-
ness man, stated that 95 percent of
the money contributed actually goes
toward relief, only five perc'ent being
required for overhead expenses. He
outlined briefly the work being car-
ried on by the relief, giving as an il-
lustration of the real conditions the.
fact that 940 percent of the children
in one Armenian setlement are or-
phans. In one of the relief settle-
ments more than 14,000 chuldren have
work, he added.



Dr. Hayford has been ill since last
September when he had a stroke of
apoplexy. Yesterday it was announc-t
ed that the International {Geodetic
and Physical conference meeting int
Madrid, Spain, had accepted his mea-
surement for the length of the polar
and equatorial axis of the earth. A
year ago he was awarded the Victoria
medal by the Royal Geographic So-
ciety of Great Britain for offering
proof th-at the interior of the earth isI
solid rather than molten. He dis-
proved also the old theory of earth-
quakes being caused by pressure in
internal gases and showed that faults
and dislodgements of the earth's
crust were the impelling forces.
Professor Hayford graduated from
Cornell university in 1889 with the
degree of civil engineer. He was born
on a farm at Rouse Point, New York,
May 19, 1868. He was appointed a
member of the United States coast
and geodetic survey after leaving
Cornell. Mathematical skill won for
him recognition and he was appoint-
ed a member of the internation bound-
ary commission which established the
boundary line between the United
States and Mexico in 1892-92. He
later returned to Cornell as an in-
structor in civil engineering. He was
twice chosen delegate by the govern-
ment to the International Geodetic
conference. le was a member of the
national academy of sciences and came
to Northwestern university as head of
the school of engineering in 1909.
Baker Calls For
Education Dues'
Senior education dues, which must
be paid together with the junior year
fee before the granting of teachers'
certificates by the School of Educa-
tion, are to be sent to George H. Bak-
er, class treasurer, at 419 North In-
galls street. Senior dues are $3.b
and juniors, $1. A large number of
seniors have still to pay the fees.
Brussels, March 10.-A royal decree
dissolved the chambers and fixed
April 5 for the parliamentary elec-

An Arbor Dealers Association Will
Give All Gate Receipts To
University Band
Ann Arbor's second automobile
show will be formally opened at 1
o'clock this afternoon at the Yost
field house when Mayor George E.
Lewis gives the signal for the massive
doors to be thrown open. The show
will continue every afte'rion and
evening until Saturday.
Thousands are expected to attend
the show during the four days be-
catse of the unusual display of cars
and other motorized equipment, and
also due to the fact that the entire
proceeds of the show are to be d-
rected towards the support of the Uni-
versity band. The Ann Arbor Auto-
mobile Dealers association, the organ-
ization sponsoring the show, hopes to
realize sufficient funds from the en-
terprise to pay all expenses of the
band for the current year.
The 11 members of the association
have been working steadily to make
the show a success. The band has
complete charge of the sale of tickets,
which are 50 cents each, and will re-
ceive the entire gate receipts, as the
automobile dealers are paying all ex-
penses such as decorations, exhibits,
and publicity.
More than 100 passenger cars, rang-
ing in price from $285 to $7,000, will
be on display in addition to a number
of trucks, basses, tractors, ambulances
and other motorized and commercial
vehicles. Indications are that more
than 35 manufacturers and dealers of
automobile accessories and various
types of car equipment will be repre-
sented, their products including tires,
batteries, tops, camping outflts, an4
other general accessories.
Numerous features have been ar-
ranged, such as an exhibit of some of
the work of automobile paint shops,
showing the latest painting processes
in various stages of production. Sev-
eral electrically operated cut-away
motors and chassis will be on inspec-
tion in different booths. The most re-
cent model of one popular car will
be on display for the first time in this
Another feature of the show will be
the daily concerts by the University
band. Two sections of the basketball
floor have been left as a stand upon
which the band will play every night
and Saturday afternoon. On other
afternoons, the band has arranged for
different musical organizations'to en-
tertain the spectators. Athletic stunts
will be provided by the boxing, wrest-
ling, fencing and gym teams of the
University. A refreshment booth will
also be conducted by a ladies society.
Swedish stories, glimpses of Cali-
fornia spirit, the viewpoint of the fac-
ulty and of thee students formed the
content of the entertainment at the
student faculty mixer last night at the
I Union.
Prof. Evans Holbrook of the Law
school told a number of huinorous
Swedish stories in dialect and read
several Swedish poems. B. W. Wheel-
er of the history department related
how the students of the University of
Calirirnia control many student af-
fairs entirely and explained the ma-
ner in -which the tfriendly spirit be-
tween students and faculty members
has sprung up.
Shirley Snith, secretary of the Uni
versity, talked on the relations be-
tween professors and the students
citing the late President Burton as ar
example of a man who could breal
away the barriers between the young

man attending school and the teacher
Reule Kenyon's orchestra played m
number of selections, Joseph Ellis
'26A and Charles Wolcott played
piano duet and Burton Hyde, '26M
played the Xylophone.

Suspenders of the old-fashioned
"never-slip" variety of the past are
not regaining their lost favor on the
campus here, according to managers
of State street men's furnishings
Van Boven, Cress and Thompson
! were quite positive about it. "Sus-
penders have passed into the realm
of antiquity," they declared. "We
+ don't sell 'em." Pratt and Dunn dust-
ed off the records and backed . up
their arguments. "We simply don't
sell them," was the verdict.
Guy Woolfolk was more optimistic.
"We sell two or three pair of sus-
penders a year," he said,1 "and those
are of the fancy variety, <chiefiy for
full dress use." Tinker admitted sell- I
ing a lone pair occasionally. "Sus-
penders are almost ancient history to
our firm," they stated.
Yet in spite of these evidences of
loyalty to th3 belt in the West, re-
ports come from Dartmouth that 12
pair of old-fashioned suspenders have
been sold there in a single week. They
attribute this land-office business to
the influences of Colidge's recent criti-.
cism of extra-wide and extra-long
trouse es.
X-M~Eill"i~t ?Il JJ RA GVA-1 O~i 1P401

Contributions by mail to the
Student Friendship fund should
be addressed under that title to
The Daily at the Press building
or to the Michigan Union, where
they will be delivered to the stu-
dent committee in charge of the
drive for the University.
Junior Girls' Produotion "Castles In
Spain" Will Have New Type
of Chorus Work


"Castles in Spain" the Junior Girls'
of Economics at 4:15 O'clock play of the class of 1926 which will
Tomorrow play for five days, starting Tuesday,
March 17 and closing with two per-
IS NATIONAL FIGURE formances on Saturday, at the Whit-
ney theatre, will have chorus work
of a new type distinctly different than
When Dr. Scott Nearing was dis- that of any of the past productions.
missed from the faculty of the Whar- The dance routines have been worked
ton school of the University of Penn- out by a committee of Junior women
sylvania, in 1915, the beginning of a consisting of Betty McDowell, Mar-
widsprad evot o th acdemc po-guerite Ainsworth, Winifred Benedict,
widespread revolt of the academic pro- Monica O'Brien, and Alberta Olson.
fesson against the tyranny of captial The committee working with Miss
was forecast. Dr. Nearing, the promi- Amy Loomis, '22, the director have at-
v-nt figure in the controversy, will tempted to introduce a type of stage
lecture on "Economic Chaos and the dancing that is more modern and more
Way Out," at 4:15 o'clock tomorrow picturesque than that of past Junior
in tie Natural Science auditorium. Girls' plays.
The dismissal brought forth con- The routines used this year consist
siderable comment upon the situation of steps which while quite a lot more
from various educational leaders and idifficult than those used previously,
was further supplemented by views are notable for their originality and
expressed in leading journals. The the variety of the effects which they
following statements are extracts give. There are an unusually large
fromnsevesal reviews of the Nearings number of specialty dances in "Castles
case appearing in the journals at the in Spain" which will be done, for the
time when the assistant-professor of most part, by members of the cast.
political economy at the Wharton Although the mail orders have
school was dropped from the faculty. l closed, the sale to the general public
sHarrison S. Morris, son-in-law of will start Friday afternoon at the box
the founder of the Wharton school, is office of Hill auditorium. The sale
quoted in "The Masses" as asserting will be continued all day Saturday and
that "Dr. Nearing was dismissed be- Monday afternoon. After that time
cause he dared to advocate industrial tickets may be purchased at the box
and municipal reforms inimical to the office of the Whitney theatre. The
private interests of the millionaire prices of the seats are: $2.50 for the
members of the board of trustees." entire orchestra, $2.00 for the first 4
Mr. Morris' comments upon the rows of the balcony, $1.50 for the next
prominent case also appear in the 4 rows, and $1.00 for the remaining
New York "American" in which he do- seats of the balcony. The gallery will
Glares that "The great question in- not be open during any of the per-
volved in this case is whether educa- fornances.
f tion shall be directed by expert, effi-
cientseducators, or whether the fac- Benedict Talks On
ulty should be under the domination
of private interests." Mr. Morris Traffic Problems
cited Dr. Nearing's popularity among
the students bypresenting figures "Traffic Engineering," will be the
showing that his lectures were better' ujc falcur1hc 1 .Bn
s owingsubject of a lecture which H. W. Ben-
attended than those of any other cam- edict, general traffic superintendent
pus lecturer.
In tribute to Di. Nearing a- state- of the Michigan Bell Telephone coin-
ment is quoted in "The Masses" which pany, will give at 11 o'clock today
maintains that the dismissed man is in room 248, West Engineering build-j
the type of man needed In our mii ng.
versities as teachers. "With his mag- This is the third of the series by
nectic personality he captured the officials of the telephone company de-
imaginations of large groups of stu-. livered in connection with the course,
gdentsand of the people in and out of "Principles of Communication." Mr.
collegeaall over America." Benedict will discuss the human ele-
An admission fee of 25 cents will' meat as well as the engineering pro-
be charged. The lecture will be given blems involved. Lantern slides will
under the auspices of the Round Ta- be used to illustrate the lecture. All
ble club. interested are invited to attend.

Yesterday's total..... ..$350
Quota for drive........-,..$4,000
Returns from campus booths, sev-
eral fraternities, and members of the
faculty, in addition to the contribu-
tions Sunday in Ann Arbor churches,
-brought the first day of the Student
Friendship fund to a close yesterday
with $350 secured toward the total
set for the University. Three days
remain in which the student commit-


tee in charge of the drive hopes to
successfully complete the campaign.
One of the most promising indica-
tons of the opening day, committee-
men remarked, was the average con-
tribution of faculty members and fra-
ternities. The former chiefly assist-
ed of checks varying from $5 to $10,
while each fraternity donated $30, or
nore than $1 per member. If each
organization maintains this average,
a long stride will have been made
toward the success of the drive.
Offerings from the general campus
fell below expectations yesterday.
Students unaffiliated with organiza-
tions which are contributing as groups
number more than 6,000, and it was
expected that most of the support of
the fund would come from this quart-
er. Thus far, organizations have eith-
er contributed or pledged themselves
for sums which figure more than $1
per man, an average considerably
above that of general contributions
As was the case last year, the com-
mittee expects lastminut . int r es
in the total collected. Local thea ers
in the 1924 drive aided with a con-
tribution of $500, or more than 12
per cent of the quota. The Union ben-
efit dance Saturday afternoon, after
the close of the drive, is also hoped
to be of substantial assistance.
Yesterday's activities were confined
to talks before organizations and op-
eration of the campus booths. Miss
Margaret Quayle, national represent-
ative of the Student Friendhip fund,
delivered several talks before wom-
en's dormitories and other organiza-
tions, outlining the need for relief
work, and the work of the Friendship
fund relief.
Prof. G. Carl Huber of the anatomy
department and director of the an-
atomical laboratories in the medical
achool lectured on "Vesaius, the
Founder of Modern Anatomy" last
night in the west amphitheatre of the
medical building. This comprised the
third lecture on the series of Alpha
Omega Alpha, nationalhonorary med-
ical fraternity, dealing with medical
Professor Huber declared that An-
dreas Vesalius began his study of
anatomy with the dissection of dogs
and other small animals. In order to
obtain human bones for further study-
ing he was at first forced to get them
from cemeteries. He became so pro-
ficient in bone study that he was able
to identify them blindfolded.
"While, Vesalius was not the found-
er of anatomy, he introduced scientific
anatomy to the world, and was the
founder of the correct method of
study," stated Professor Huber. "He
showed that the teaching of earlier
anatomists was incorrect."
A number of lantern slides were
shown following the speech depicting
the diagrams of Vesalius and the dif-
ferent instruments used by him.
Seniors Lax In
Payment Of Dues
Less than $243 was collected in
dues from the senior literary class
Monday, the lowest mark to be estab-
lished thus far in the collection of
dues. This brings the total thus far
to $1,474, less than half the amount
to be collected.
Dues will be collected again from

La Sociedad Hispanaca
"Juan de las Vinas," one

will present
of Hartzen-

bush's light Spanish comedies, at 8:15
o'clock tonight in Sarah Caswell An-
gell hall. Mr. E. A. Mercado of the
Spanish department ,with the assist-
ance of Prof. H. A. Kenyon of the ro-,
mance language department of the en-
gineering college, has been directing
the cast in rehearsals for the past few'
The title role, Juan, will be played
by Dougles M. Whittemore, '27, while
Maud Corey, '25, will play opposite
him as Leocadia, his sweetheart.
Tickets may be secured either at
the door tonight or at any of the book-
stores for 50 cents, as there are no




Answering the advent of spring,!
Gargoyle, campus humor magazine,1
will appear on sale this morning. The!
promise of warm weather serves as
the inspiration of the cover, which de-,
picts a couple enjoying the fresh air
on the Huron hills, and is the work of
Walker Everett, '26.

tives. The third, "A Cro-Magnon
Ameurette," by Neil Nyland, '26, and
illustrated by Davidson, tells the story
of a Neolithic courtship.
Fred Hill, '27, has contributed sev-
eral illustrations of popular expres-
sions, such as "Not So Hot," and1
"Taking a Bolt." More Poetry and
nrose montlv rlating to the firstC

"Isolating themselves with one type
of mentality" is the charge laid to
eastern schools by Dr. Ray Lyman
Wilbur, presdent of Leland Stanfprd
university in southern California, on
his recent trip to Washington and
New York. "Their fault has been
that they have gathered a group of
preparatory school feeders, which
sends them the same type of man year
after year," and he believes that na-
tional attitudes and interests as rep-
resented in western colleges will

contact with members from as many
of those groups as possible.
The situation in the East is further
complicated, Professor Berry said, by
the comparatively low grade work,
done by students prepared by private
schools. At Harvard last year very
few of the freshmen from preparatory)
schools and none of those previously
under tutors were able to make the
honor role, while one-fourth of the
students entering from the public
schools made superior grades. The
discrepancy is due, he said,, much
more to lack of interest than to in-



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