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V014. XXXV. No. 133

EIGHT PAGES

ANN ARBOR, MICHIGAN, FRIDAY, MARCH 27, 1925

EIGHT PAGES

PRICE FIVE CENTS

FOUR HIGH SQUADS
PASS FIRST ROUND'
IN STATE TOURNEY

To See Literar N0 WORD RECEIVED
E fAfects-RaymondH

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HART AND LAKE LINDEN
IN FIRST GLASS B
ROUND

WIN

CONTINUES TODAY
Bridgeman and Three Oaks Stick In
Running In Class C
Encounters
Hart and Lake Linden in the class
B tournament and Bridgeman and
Three Oaks in the class C tourney re-
rained in the race for the state has-
ktball title by virtue of their vie
tores in the first elimination round
held last night in Waterman gym.
naslum.!
in the opening game of the tour-
nament, Bridgeman had a compara-
tively easy time defeating the St.
James five of Bay City, 21-14. The
first half ended with the score 11-2
in favor of the Bridgeman five. Th.
Bay City team threatened the victor's
lead early in the third quarter, but
could not cope with the fast offensive
attack launched by the Bridgeman five
in the final period. Decker and Kull
starred for the victors, each scoring
four field goals.
The Hart-Alma encounter in Class
R was a closely fought battle, ending
with a 34-27 score in favor of Hart.
The final gam2 on th g program was.
easily the feature contest of the eve-
ning. Lake Linden worked up into the
semi-finals by handing the Petoskey
five an overwhelming defeat in an ex-
ceptionally fast game, which ended
in a 36-17 score. The upper peninsula
aggregation displayed a sensational
scoring combination in the first hal.
Alex MacDougall, star forward for the
Linden team, scored eight baskets I
from the playing floor in the first half.
The Petoskey team was unable to
stop the short passing attack which
the winners used to get the ball close
to the basket. Petoskey was almost;
helpless in the first half which closed1
with the score 22-5.t
The second elimination tourney will
be held this morning, when Sturgisi
meets the Grand Haven court team atI
10 o'clock in Class B. Eaton Rapids
is scheduled to meet Birmingham at 1
o'clcok to determine who shall play,
in the tournament tonight.sHart and
Lake Linden, winners in last night'si
Class B games, are paired at seven
o'clock tonight. The finals in the
Class B tournament will be held at
five o'clock tomorrow in Waterman
gymnasium.
. Airplane Crash
Injures McLeod
Vni.n town, Pa., March 26G-- I' A.
1'--Rep. C. J. McLeod. of Detroit,
suffered injuries here late today when
an airplane, in whici he was fly g
to NWshington, D. C. crashed a ro-'
nent after taking ol. He was taken
to a hospital "where it was said he
had suffered a broken rib, a broken
shoulder, and severe cuts and bruises.
R. J. Mintz, pilot of the machine, es-
caped with only slight injuries.
Mr. McLeod and Mr. Mintz left Self-
ridge field, Michigan, early today on i
the flight to Washington, where the
former had been called to attend a
meeting, the nature of which is not
known here.
Nearing Uniontown, difficulty with
the gasoline feed was experienced,

"We are as yet too much in the
direct wake of the Great War to say
what its effect will be upon litera-
ture," said Prof. W. O. Raymond of!
the English department yesterday inI
commenting upon the view that the
greatest literature we have has come
from war. "Extended periods of sta-
bility, the age of Pericles, the August-I
an era, the renaissance, and the Vict-
orian epoch, have profited the world
most in artistic productions. The ult-
imate results of the world war for lit-
erature a-re certain to be immense."
Two phenomena are likely to be ob-
served in the literary world after such
a conflict in the opinion of ProfessorI
Raymond. Continuance on the part
of established writers along the lines
already familiar to the public may be
seen in such men as Wells and Gals-
worthy, while unrest, produced by
the confusion of the times and the
upsetting of old standards is evident
in a great deal of the writing being
done now.
"We are still unsettled," Professor
Raymond said. "Industrialism which
has claimed much of American effort
and ingenuity in the past will pres-
ently become so mechanized as t'
permit a release of powers for otheri
activities. Then we may be able to
trace again the connection between'
great literature and war develop-
ments."

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,IN APPROPRIATION
LEGISLATURE MAY GRANT TOTAL
DESPIE 'A0 40-N OF
t1 OUSE COMi'7TE
OFFICIALS HOPEFUL
Limit on 11i13 Tax, If Retained,
Will Cause Shortage
In Funds
BULLETIN
It was learned at a late hour
last night that a telegram was
received .by the Board of Regents
stating that the University build-
ing appropriation bill was report-
ed out of the house university
committee without any change in
the appropriation requested.
No confirmation of the announce-
ment nade Wednesday that the Uni-
versity committee of the state House
ok Representatives would cut the ap-
propriation bill of the University from
$3,192,700 to $1,800,000 had been re-
ceived yesterday by University of-
cials. It is still hoped by the Uni-
versity officials that the state legis-
lature will grant all of the funds re-
quested, despite the action taken by
the House University committee.
Shirley W. Smith, secretary of the
University, who met with the ways
and means committee of the House
in Lansing Wednesday, stated yester-
day that that committee seemed de-
sirous of doing everything possible foi
the University.
Representatives of the University
emphasized the need of removing they
limit from the mill tax in their appeal
to the committee. Secretary Smith
explained that the institution's re-
quested budget, exclusive of lands and f
buildings is $5,860,000.I
With the present limit on the mill
tax allowed the University, the sum
collected will fall $1,618,000 short of
this amount, Secretary Smith explain-
ed. Even though the limit is taken
from the mill tax, as hoped by the
University authorities, the amount
collected still will be $715,000 3hoiru
Mr. Smith stated that the budget
might be cut to meet this shortage.
The Universitv'oner-tin- hildo-. I

COOLE Y TO TALK
AT ENGINEERING
MEETING TODAY
All of the classes of the Colleges
of Engineering and Architecture are
scheduled to meet at 11 o'clock this
morning in Hill Auditorium.
Although the principal speaker on
the program still remains unannounc-
ed the committee in charge of the
program reports that an engineer of
national prominence has been secured
for the occasion. Dean Mortimer E.
Cooley of the Colleges of Engineering
and Architecture will also give an ad-
dress, and a few practising engineers
are expected to be present.
The movement for the general as-
embly comes largely from the stu-
dent body, the mentor committee
merely sponsoring and aiding the
students in arranging the program.
The Mentor committee, according to
Prof. C. E. Wilson of the Mechanical
engineering department and mentor of
the senior class, is of the opinion that
by holding a general assembly once
each semester a feeling of common
interest and cooperation will be fost-
ered.
It was further decided to seat the
engineers according to their classes.
The senior class will occupy the first
twenty rows in section three, the
junior engineers will occupy the first
twenty-five rows in section two, the
sophomore engineers will be seated
in the first twenty-five rows in sec-
tion four while the freshmen engi-
neers will be seated in section three
! in the rear of the senior class. TheE
members of the faculty are urged to
occupy the seats on the stage.
DENBY TO ADDRESS
GRIDIRON KNIGHTS
l'rondinent: Yen of Affairs and Letters
Invited to Attend Banquet
of Journalists
MENCKEN MAY COME'
As a guest of honor at the third
annual Michigan Gridiron Knights'
banquet to be held in the Union on
April 7, Edwin L. Denby, '96L, former
secretary of navy, will deliver the
principal address of the evening.
Along- with n.mv oth i nrohi tn 4-

FORMER INTER.NAL

GOVERNMENT ENDS
ACTIVITY Of TAX
SWINDLERS' RING

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MEN PARTICIPATE
IN FAKE

LRGE
ATTI

REVENUE

AUDIENCE
ENDS DEBATE

ousa Writes And EGENTS CONDUCT
Dedicates Latesti
Wat oic RnROTN USINESS
n

"SOLD INFLUENCE"
Knowi ledge of Tax Procedure Enabled
Convincing Show of
Authority
Washington, March 26.-(By A. P.)
-Arrests just made in Connecticut
and Washington are believed by in-
ternal revenue officials to have brok-
en up a group of former employees of
the bureau of internalrevenue en-
gagedl in an alleged attempt to "sell
influence" among tax payers on the
claim that it could have tax assess-
ments reduced.
With thearrest of John S. McCarren
and J. M. Clifford in New Haven, the
bureau gave out details of an alleged
effort of those two and Fredrick Suth-
erland, apprehended here, to collect
fees from the New York, New Haven,
and Hartford Railroad company for
"reducing" a fake assessment of more
than $1,000,000. Sutherland, until a
few days ago an auditor in the in-
come tax unit, was accused by the
bureau of drafting the fake assess-
ment letter.
Officials of the railroad carried the
matter tosthe attention of treasury
officials as soon as they were ap-
proached, and the investigation which
followed resulted in the arrests. Bur-
eau officials also - were quick to see
the danger of other swindling at-
tempts of similar character, in view
of the large number of former 'm-
ployees who are well acquainted with
routine in the bureau and could, if so
inclined, make convincing representa-
tions of "influence."
There has been little chance, in any
of the few cases of crookedness un-
covered recently, by which the gov-
ernment could lose, officials asserted,
but they explained that tax payerst
unfamiliar with the law and the oper-1
ation of the bureau might easily be
misled, and part with substantial feesi
without hope of restitution.
The tr-easury has tried to ch'eck
questionable practices through tight-
enin its , renl ati ns and om nllim- 1

Hobbs and Richards
of Policies o
and Prepa
NO DECISIO
Prof. W. H1. Iob
department and Rev.
of Birmingham, Eng
night in the Congr
on the issues of p
pacifism before a
Reverend Richards,
England and the U
his stand as a pacifi
firmative of the qu
that war should be
means for theusettl
tional disputes. Pro
fended the negative
No formal decision w
Reverend Richard
on two major argut
war is futile, and s
is immoral in princ
phasized that in his
whatever it accompl
able, and therefore th
enter upon a plan
in order to make t
costly.
"Just as the nil
abolished slavery fro
erywhere, so it is
generation and of
abolish war," said R
in his introductory
abolishing war," he
thingdmust be subst
should be a league
nations or any of
constructed on a lik
"In the next 50 -
fessor Hobbs, "the
will be the greates
ever faced, because
in history, the wor
fact of overpopulati
case of war with
war without prepare
try should engage i
program."
Each speaker had
speak, dividing his
rebuttal speeches as
conclusion of the

Dedicated to the students and fac-
ulty of the University, a new waltz
entitled "The Co-eds of Michigan" has
been written by Lt. Commander John
Philip Sousa, famous bandmaster.
The manuscripts have been sent to
the publishers and the music will be
placed on sale in a short time.
Lt. Commander Sousa became in-
terested in the University through his
acquaintance with Burton E. Hyde,
'25M, who is a member of the Varsity
band. le has made several visits
here, and during his last visit he was
made an honorary member of Alpha
Epsilon Mu, musical fraternity. At
this time he considered writing a new
piece for Michigan, and finally de-
cided to compose a waltz instead of a
march, to avoid interfering in any
way with the popularity of "The Vict-
ors."
This is the first piece that Lt. Com-
mander Sousa has ever composed and
dedicated to a University, and the only
one written about co-eds by a music-
ian of national prominence.
CRITICS APPROVE

lAT MARCHMEETING
ACCORD LEAVES OF ABSENCE
AND ANNOUNCE NEW
APPOINTMENTS
DEGREES GRANTED
"Inenbator" Fund Features Assembly;
Women's League Drive
Reapproved
An "incubator" fund of $8,000, left
to the University by the late Percy
Tyler Cook of Grand Rapids for the
ultimate creation of 10 scholarships,
was the feature of the March meet-
ing of the Board of Regents last night.
The gift was made with the provi-
sion that the entire amount be in-
vested at not more than five percent
interest until such a time as it shall
have accumulated $72,000 in interest,
after which time the entire amount,

on Discuss Meritsk
f Pacifism
redness
)N GIVEN
s of the geology
-Leyton Richards
land, debated hiat
-egational churcn
preparedness and
large audience.
well known in
Jnited States for
st, upheld the af-,
estion: Resolved,
eabolished as a
emnent of interna-

fessor Hobbs de- + I4" -1-1 CZJ1"': Iwm I g tI L 16 au cumin e! in
of the question will have to be slashed considerably men an invitation was tendered him the registry of all attorneys and ac-
oas given.uest-onouIantsanappearinonasasreerdeentat-
below that of 1924-1925, it is said. The countants appearing as representat-
s based his case difference then was met from savings asives of tax payers.
ments: first, that of other years. On June 30, 192., Sigma Delta Chi, national profes- ,
econdl that war there will be no reserve to rely i sional journalistic fraternity, under nmm eAd-T ker,
opinion war, for explained given, has extended invitations to a- Leaves
ishes, is unavoid- Members of the committee asked carefully selected list of faculty mem- Lor s
his country should whether the old University hospital hers and to prominent newspaper men
of preparedness, buildings could be used to house a throughout the state. A list is now Readers of The Dahiy who have
he next war less psychopathic hospital when the new being prepared of members of the been casually wondering at the sud-
hospital is completed The Regents i student body who will be honored with den absence of Jimmy the Ad-taker
expressed doubt as to this and an-i invitations, and these will be sent out
neteenth century nounced thtt is ho tohseatheo within the next few days. A number and his cheery words of wisdom from
m civilization ev- Inounced that it is hoped to use the ofmnsav the front page each morning may
the task of this buildings for convalescent patient ofenxominent townspeople have also find interest in the news that Jimmy,
this country to from the general hospital It is expected that Rollo Ogden ed has decided to seek respite from the
everend Richards,The report from Lansg shows tha itor of the New York Times, and Ed gruelling task of compiling classified
remarks. "After the House University committee has ' ro h e or ieadE- avrieet and is taking a vaca-
continued, "some- cut the appropriation bill in half. The ward S. Beck, editor of the Chicago ion.
ituted for it. This sum of $1,800000 as cut by the con- Tribune, will attend the banquet. His paternal uncle and successor,
or- association of mittee, would be used for the follow- Numeous other newspape-edito Uncle Amos, interviewed in the Press
her organization ing purposes: ereinvitations. prominence have been tend- building, could give no more enlight-
e plan." Museum building, $900,000- new e invitations enn
years," said Pro- architectural building, $400,000; land given every assurance that Irvin S. snig ina Utopia where property
menace of war for the two buildings mentioned and, ob aoshmrit n er is never lost and found, and that upon
menae o wa fo th tw buidins mntinedandCobb, famous humorist, and Henry L.; returning he may devote himself to!
t the world has for a new observatory, $500,000; funds Mencke, literary critic, will be pres- t
for the first time for the observatory and administration ent at the banquet if they can possi- the strenuous work of compiling ad-
rld will face the buildings are not included. bly do so. Prof. Stewart H. Sherman vertising in a Dexter paper.
on. It will be a Representatives of the University in of the University of Illinois, author
preparedness or Lansing Wednesday included Presi- 1 of many books, among them being Tennessee Bans
dness. This coun- dent Emeritus Harry B. Hutchins; "Americans," is also expected to come
n a preparedness Shirley W. Smith, secretary of the here for the affair, and Heywood Evolution Theory'
University; Paul Buckley, assistant Broun, formerly of the New York
one half hour to secetary; D. W. Springer, UniversityI World has been invited to be pres- I(Nashville, Tenn., March 26.-Teach-
introductory and auditor; and the following Regents: ent. ing of evolution is barred in the pub-
he chose. At the Junius E. Beal, Ann Arbor; B. S. Han- Among those of national political lie schools of Tennessee. A state-
debate, questions chett, Grand Rapids; William L. Cle- prominence who have been invited are mont from the governor as to the
answered by both ments, Bay City; and W.. H.,Sawyer, Thomas M. Marshall, former vice- reason for his signing the bill states
bate. Hilsdale. president of the United States, New- ,that evolution is "at variance with

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N or $80,000, is to be divided into 10
permanent scholarships.
OutstandingUamong the other busi-
nos transacted by the Board were the
Comedy C:-ub Production To Be Given granting of a number of leaves of ab-
April 1 and ", Is Premier sence, several appointments, the re-
Amateur Performanee ceipt of various gifts and resolutions,
and the granting of a number of de-
grees.
HAS SP ARKLING HUMOR .'The Regents reaffirmed their faith
in the advisability of a Women's
Sutton Vane's "Outward Bound" League building, and expressed their
which the Comedy club will present complete confidence in the League or-
i ganization. They also renewed the
on April 1st and 3rd at the Whitney priority of the League campaign in
theatre was credited with being one appeals to the alumni.
t Mrs. A. T. Stinchfield of Detroit pre-
ofte o tnn s hesented the University with a tract of
season in NewY .he play land which she will purchase west of
met with the almost unanimous ap- Ann Arbor for $10,000 for use as a
proval of the critics because it com-, forestry farm. A check for $1,500
bined so much natural, and clever was received from the Daughters of
humor with the more serious theme.I the American Revolution of Michigan
Although the play is not strictly a as a final payment of their $5,000 war
comedy, it is rich with sparkling memorial scholarship.
humor troughout its entire three r. E. DuPont announced the
humo tlrouhou it enirethre Icontinuance of the DuPont fellowship
acts, according to those who have seen i of $750 for the year 1925-26. Mr. Rob-
it produced in New York where it ran ert E. Lamont presented $500 to- the
an entire season. Engineering Mechanics Research
The Comedy club production will fund. The Regents voted to pay the
be the first authorized amateur per- difference between the army pay and
formance in the United States, accord- their regular wages for the 10 em-
ing to a letter received from Sam. ployees of the buildings and grounds
Hais, hoacnt rolsche AericSanm.department who are selected to spend
Harris, who controls the Americantwo weeks at army camps this sum-
rights of the play. It has only been mer.
produced rbyt panies under Mr. Professors Alexander Ziwet, form-
Harris' direction, and a few of tho erly head of the mathematics depart-
better stock companies, among them ment of the engineering college, and
the Bonstelle players, heretofore. The William H. Wait, formerly of the ro-
present production Is being directed mance languages department of the
by Paul Stephenson, who is the direc- engineering college, were made, pro-
tor of the Ypsilanti players and has A fessors emeritus.
com tothe ater eveal easns f* A large number of resolutions of
come to them atfer several seasons of sympathy on the death of President
experience, one of them spent abroad. I Marion L. Burton were received from
During the absence of Prof. J. alumni groups of the University, Mich-
Raleigh Nelson, who has directed the ign Agricultural college, Smith col-
plays of the Comedy club for a num- lege, and groups of 'several other
ber of years in the past, members o universities, and from the regents of
the organization requested Mr. Daniel the University of Minnesota.
IThe Regents voted to publish the
SQuirk and Mr. Stephenson who are at Immra nPeietBro hc
th eadof the Ytpilnti littl theitret meorialentPresidentBton ih
head epswas presented at the meeting Tuesday
to take charge of the forthcoming pro- of the yniversity Senate by a commit-
duction. Although Mr. Quirk has at- tee headed by Prof. L. A. Strauss of
tended several rehearsals, and helped the English department.
in the selection of the cast, the actual - Resolutions were received from the
directing has been done by the latter. Michigan Association of Road Com-
Mail order applications for seats missioners and Engineers requesting
are now being received by Willard that the highway short course and
SSpnage ng14 Thmpsonte et.The conference be held again next year.
SSpanagel, 514 Thompson Street. The The membership of the University in
public ticket sale will be held at the the Bureau of Vocational Information
box office of Hill auditorium, on Mon--! was approved by the Board.
day and Friday, and at the Whitney Dr. Paul S. Barker was appointed
theatre on Tuesday, Wednesday and an assistant professor to take the
Thursday. The prices of the seats place of Prof. George R. Herrmann
are: $2.00 for the better orchestra of the internal medicine department,
and the first4 rows of the who is leaving to become an associate
seats 4 bal- professor at Tulane university. Dr.
cony; $1.50' for the rear seats of the George Rumsey, deputy state commis-
orchestra and the next 4 rows of the! sioner of health, was appointed spe-
balcony; and $1.00 for the remaining! cial lecturer in hygiene and public
seats of the balcony. The prices will health.
be the same for both performances. Dr. John Alexander was made an
I assistant professor in surgery with
an indefinite leave of absence and
.ywithout salary. Dr. Alexander is now
doing research work at the tubercu-
frt Likely Reeves losis camp at Saranac Lake, N. Y.
I Dr. Nicholas Kaltehas was appointed
instructor in history for 1925-26.
have attended sessions of the 'Rights Professor A. E. Wod of the sociol
of Men' in Paris," he remarked, "and ogy department was granted a leave of
it is simply a private organization of absence for next year. He will spend
radicals having no connection with the first semester in travel and will
the government whatsoever. I teach at the University of Washing-
"There is nothing to indicate that I ton the second semester. Prof. Ray
France is officially behind this move- K. Immel of the public speaking de-
ment to probe the American military l partment was granted a leave of ab-
occupation of Haiti, and it is highly sence for another year so that he
improbable that she or any foreign may continue his work in organizing
nation would h a narty to such a a school of speech at the Univrsity

and when the plane reached here a'
from the fl
anding was made for examination. principals
Repairs were made and the planej
took off again about 5 o'clock. In .
taking off the plane struck the top i hio

oor were;
of the de

-of a tree near the field and fell. Lieut.
C. J. Ritz and Mr. McLeod's. secre-
tary, who. were making the trip in
another plane, remained here tonight.
BAND NOTICE II
All men going on the Jack- ,
son concert trip must be ready
to leave the interurban station I
on Huron street at 3:45 o'clock I
this afternoon. Both uniforms I
I and capes will be worn.
Oa Ither an

Resolution Branded As
Rank Tyranny By Blanshard

Expressing himself as an advocate
for freedom of expression for the
University Professor, Prof. Brand
Blanshard, of the philosophy depart-
ment, yesterday justified one of the
principles involved in a measure, rel-
ative to the actions of professors in
state institutions, which is now being
considered by the Ohio senate, but
declared that the other principle in-
volved in the measure is nothing
short of inquisitorial tyranny. ,
The resolution being considered by
the Ohio senate provides for a legis-I
lative investigation into alleged bol-
shevist and socialist connections of

said, "The Ohio Senate measure seems
to involve two principles, one of
which may be justifiable, while the
other appears to be inquisitorial tyr-
anny. In so far as the Senate wishes
to prevent irresponsible extremists
from using University buildings for
organizing support there is much to
be said for its stand. However, so
far as the Senate attempts to pry into
the private opinion and private con-,
nections of the professors and make'
their continued employment depend
on whether the Senate approves these
or not, they make themselves absurd.
I do not see how a man's opinion in

ton I). Baker, former secretary of
war, and Charles B. Warren, who has
I just rceently broken into national
prominence through the attempt of
President Coolidge to place him upon
the cabinet.
It is thought that James Oliver
Curwood, well known novelist, will
plan to be here for the banquet: Walt-
er Eckersall and Maj. John L. Griffith,
both prominent in conference ath-
letic circles, have also been invited.
DAUGHTER Of PROFE.SSOR
TAYLOR DIES SUDDENLY
Mrs. Elmer G. Adams, '10, daughter
of Prof. F. M. Taylor of the economics
department and Mrs. Taylor, died

the teachings of man's creation as re-
lated in the Bible." The law bars the
teaching of evolution from the public
schools, normal colleges, and univer-
sities of the state.l
Questioning Of L
In Haiti A
In commenting upon a recent news
story which appeared in a metropoli-
tan daily to the effect that a demand
has been made upon the French gov-
ernment to bring up the question of
the United States military occupation
of Haiti before the League of Nations,
Prof. Jesse S. Reeves of the political
science department, stated yesterday
that it is very unlikely that this ques-

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