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VOL. XXXV. No. 155





james K. Miller, '5, Gives Rules
For Contest; Songs Presented
By Quartette
More than 400 Freshmen filled the
main' assembly hall of the Union to
capacity last night at a banquet and
meeting of the class in preparation
for the spring games. Theobject of
the meeting was to instill a sense of
class unity into the first year men
and to give them an opportunity to
hear the advice of several upper
classmen regarding the approaching
The banquet was sponsored by the
Union underclass department under
William L. Diener, '26 and the social
committee of the class headed by
Thomas C. Winter, '28.
The Union orchestra supplied
music during the dinner, at the close
of which toastmaster Thomas Winter,
'28, opened the meeting. The first
speaker was Thomas Cavanaugh,
'27L, president of the Union, who
made a number of announcements
regarding the various events occur-
ing between now and commencement
Janies K. Miller, '25, spoke next, on
behalf of the Student Council, giving
a number of his own experiences
when he captained the Freshmen at
the games in 1921and explaining theI
Manner in which the different events
of the games will be conducted this
year. Charles Johnson, '28, captain
of the freshmen at the fall games
spoke next, urging all members of the
class to participate in the. events.
Burton Hyde, '25M gave several
solos on the xylophone.
Henry Grinnell, '28, president of
the Freshman literary class made a
number of announcements to his
classmen. Horace C. Lownsberry,
'28, speaking as representative of the
class as a whole, talked on "Individ-
ual Responsibilities," exhorting the
yearlings to remember their individ-
ual part in the games. The Varsity
quartet sang several numbers. f
The principal speaker of the even-
ing was Prof. Thomas H. Reed of the
Political Science department. Pro-
fessor Reed related several stories of
his freshman days at Harvard. He
stressed the necessity of everyone
taking an active part in the games,
saying that loyalty to the class in
events such as this breeds loyalty to
the University, to the state and the
William Diener, '26, closed the
meeting with a short talk, thanking
the men for their cooperation with
the Union underclass department
during the year and summing up
briefly the work accomplished by the
Fred Lawton, '11, author of Varsity,
who was scheduled to speak, was
unable to attend the meeting due to
Rome, April 30. - A cold wave
sweeping the entire Italian peninsu-
la left snow in the northern sections
to a depth of six inches. Fruit was
Moscow, April 30. - The Russian
state bank has issued orders against
acceptance ofsCanadian pap dollars
by any of its branches because of

--forrecsts rain for today and prosist-
ent low temperature.
Is the first thing most people like
to do last. It is entirely unneces-

That the greatest need of univer- bear the tremendous teaching loads
sities at the present time is better placed upon them, which they cannot
teaching is emphasized in the annual as easily as others decline to assume,
President's report to the board of Re- and they must not only teach, but
gents of th University. The report ; teach in a notable way.
also stresses the point that there are "During the past year the faculties
always good teachers but not enough of the University of Michigan have
of them. i faced the difficulties of the situation
"Our universities have increased and the outcome has been not only
their enrollment enormously, and profitable discussion of such subjects
education has assumed the asect of as honor coursesdand the treatment
a wholesale business. Faculties have of the gifted student but the actual
had to be reinforced by unseasoned taking of certain steps -in advance.
recruits. These conditions have been "A new school, the school of busi-
followed by sins of omission on our ! ness administration, was established.
part-failures to adopt obvious rem- Scholastic requiremnets were made,
edies," the report states. more exacting in several respects. An
It is pointed out in the report that important change was made in the
students have too long been dealt requirements for admission to the
with in a mass when they might iliterary college. Collegiate book-
have been classified by their abilities keeping underwent a noteworthy
and needs and treated accordingly. modification with regard to the so-
"This country has made one great called honor points. Additional com-
contribution to education in estab- bined curricula were inaugurated and
lishing universities supported by honors courses, designed especially
taxes, like the University of Michigan, for the benefit of gifted students,
which offer to the states which main- were organized.
tain them every advantage for in- "Various changes were made in
struction and; easy of access, are re- curricula and new courses added. For
positories of scientific knowledge at the first time the University also of-
the service of their communities. ficially recognized scholastic merit
They represent democracy itself," the by the establishment of an annual
report continues. honors convocation," the report
"Tax-supported universities must states.

Representatives Kill Bill to Cancel
ilclhlgan State College
Stadium Loan
Lansing, April 30. (By A. P.)-Both
the senate and the House todayI
named conference committees which
will thresh out the differences be-
tween the two branches of the Uni-
versity of Michigan building appro-
priation bill. Representatives Look,
Morrison and Osborn will represent
the lower branch and Senator Treutt-
ner, Whitley, and Attwood, the Sen-
ate. The House gave the University
$1,300,000 for a museum and land and
the Senate added $500,000 for an
architectural building and site. The
House this afternoon passed Senator1
Penney's bill increasing the annualj
mill tax appropriation for the Uni-
versity to $3,500,000. Indications
were that this measure also will go
to the conference as the Senate prev-
iously passed it giving the University
$3,700,000 next year and $3,800,000
the following year. The present law
limits the mill tax appropriation to
$3,000,000 a year. Representative
Charles Sink told the House that he
thought $3,500,000 would not be
enough and suggested the bill prob-
ably will be sent to a conference
The House refused to cancel a loan
granted to the Michigan Agricultural
college iy the 1923 assembly. The
college was advanced $160,000 to
build a stadium, with the understand-
ing it would be paid back in 10 years.
Senator Pearson introduced a bill
and secured its passage in the Sen-
ate, providing for the cancellation of
the debt. The House killed the bill.
Mississippi Valley
Maps Exhibited In
Clements Library

Should Sunday turn out to be a ed all the way around the campus,
warm spring day, the campus walks probably for the purpose of protect-
will te crowded with seniors carrying ing the fields of corn. In 1889, the
their traditional canes. Cane Day is University experienced a reform wave
one of the oldest of Michigan tradi- and started to beautify the campus,
tions and one of the first events to beginning by removal of the picket
warn the senior of the close prox- fence. It was at tihs time that sen-
imity of his graduation from the Uni- iors took up the habit of carrying
versity. # canes, carved from the pickets of the
It was 36 years ago, back in 1889, deleted fence.
that Cane Day made its first appear- The next year the custom was .on-
ance at Michigan. In those days, the tinued, the forefathers of the Ann
campus had not been changed by the Arbor haberdashery exponents mirac-
ravages of a series of million dollar ulously supplying an unlimited num-
building programs, and the corn still ber of canes from the extinct fence.
grew peacefully in the shade of the As time went on the fence was for-
Engineering building, which was a gotten but the canes continued to
diminutive structure located in the spring.
position now occupied by the William So when the class of '25 makes its
L. Clements library of American his- debut as official carrier of the canes,
t ory. University hall was the pride it will l e honoring, for the 36th time,
of the state.. the removal of Michigan's ancient
A picket fence had been construct- picket fence.



Resist Attempt at Importation
Restriction by League; Is
Delicate Question



Mississippi Valley Association
Hear Adams and Karpluski
At Meeting


Association of University
Sponsors Presentation
"The Last Laugh"

We n n

The second day's session of the
eighteenth annual convention of the
Misssisippi Valley Historical associa-
tion will be held at 10 o'clock today
in the William L. Clements' library.
The meeting will be opened by a wel-
coming address by Randolph G.
Adams, custodian of the library; and
Prof. C. H. Van Tyne of the history
department will preside.
Prof. Louis C. Karpinski of the
mathematics department will be the
first speaker on the program, giving
a discussion on "Map Collections Re-
lating to the History of the Missis-
sippi Valley." Nelson V. Russell of
the history department will give a
paper on the "Spirit of Development

Through the courtesy of the Majes-
tic theatre final arrangements have
been completed for the presentation'
of the motion picture, "The Last
Laugh," Tuesday and Wednesday eve-
nings in Hill auditorium under the
auspices of the Ann Arbor branch of
the American Association of Univer-
sity Women. This organization hasf
also sponsored the Paul Whiteman
concert, the Clavilux, and Mrs. Rich-
erd Mansfield in "The Goose Hangs
High" earlier in the year.
"The Last Laugh" will be shown
but once each evening, beginning
promptly at 8 o'clock. Extra machin-
es are being installed in Hill auditor-

Geneva., April 30.-Any attempt at
the coming international conference
on the control of the trade in arms
and ammunition to define extensive
zones where the importation is pro-
hibited or greatly restricted, promises
to bring a clash with Ethiopia. This
country has sent a strong note to the
League of Nations upholding her
need of arms to protect herself and
maintain order, and in any case the
Ethopian government demands the
right to air its views before the
League council
This is one of the most delicate
problems the conference will have
before it, for Persia also is likely to
protest if anything approaching the
terms of the St. Germaine convention
is passed. The St. Germaine treaty,
which the United States rejected, pro-
posed that arms be admitted only un-
der license into the greater part of
Africa, Trans-causasio, Persia, the
Arabian peninsula and European
Turkey as constituted before the war.

Organizes For Next Year at Meeting;
President Chosen; Board
Names Manager
At a brief business meeting of the
Varsity Glee Club held last night at
the Union, the club organized itself
for the coming year and later turned
to discuss the Spring Serenade andy
the other appearances which it will
make within the next few weeks. Offi-
cers for the year were elected, and
it was announced that the Board in
Control had chosen Kurt J. Krem-s
lick, '26, to succeed Carl Schoon-
macher. '25, as manager of the club.
Kremlick, who began his work for the
club as a sophomore, has held the po-
sition of assistant manager during
the past year. After the meeting
last night he left for the Third Bi-
ennial Intercollegiate Conference on
Student Activities which is being held
May 1 and 2 at Cornell university;
Kremlick represents musical organ-
izations of the University at this con-
D. Neil Reid, '26, was re-elected
president of the club last night, while
Lucian Lane, '26, was chosen as the
club member to act on the Board in
Control; John W. Bean, grad., was re-
tained as secretary for another year,
and Otto C. Koch, '27, was elected
as librarian.
After the elections, Mr. Theodore
Harrison of the School of Music, who
returned this year to Michigan in or-
der to direct the Glee Club once more,
gave a talk, thanking the mten for
their cooperation during the year,
and incidentally mentioning that this
organization was the best with -which
he had ever worked.
A date was set for the Spring Sere-
nade. Next Tuesday, May 5, the club
will make the rounds of the sororl-
ties and league houses on the campus,
serenading each group of girls with a
few selections, according to an old
custom on the canpus.
It was also announced that the
club would sing one or two numbers
at Swing Out, which will be held
next Thursday in Hill auditorium.
The program will be 'announced later.
Since the band concert which was
planned for last night had to be
called off on account of rain, the
Freshman Glee Club will make its
campus debut at the concert next
Wednesday night.

Suggestion Is Made Following Largest
Sale of Vessels Concluded by
Shipping Board
Washington, April 30.-A plan to
put the American Merchant Fleet "on
a fighting basis with foreign compe-
tition" by paying a monthly wage
bonus to American sailors out of the
Treasury, was announced yesterday
by Chairman T. V. O'Connor of the
Shipping Board after a conference
with President Coolidge.
Mr. O'Connor said he would urge it
upon Congress as the major part of
a program for building up the mer-
chant marine. The statement was said
to have been made with the knowl-
edge of President Coolidge, but it was
not indicated whether the views rep-
resented those of the Chief Executive.
"I favor legislation," Mr. O'Connor
said, "which will provide for the es-
tablishment of a merchant marine
reserve whereby the Government
would pay to American seamen en-
listed in the reserve, and who serve on
American vessels, a monthly retainer.
This retainer, %esides insuring
Americans on American vesels, will
act as an aid to American ship own-
ers by absorbing the wage differen-
tial between American and foreign
wages, and this will tend to promote
the transfer of the Government es-
sels to private hands for operation.
Mr. O'Connor made known his pur-
pose just as soon as the Shipping
Board had concluded the largest
single sale of ships it has ever made
that of the five president-type pass-
enger-cargo vessels of the California-
Orient line to the Dollar interest.
The total payment involved is $6,-
625,000, which covers the ships, ser-
vice and tra 1 of the line with
a guarantee Sels Inust be
maintained on the route for five
Mr. O'Connor suggested a maxi-
mum of 15,000 reservists and said
that expenditure of less, than $2,000,-
000 by the Treasury would be re-
quired for the first year, and "not
more than $6,000,00.0, approximately,
would be needed to maintain this re-
serve when the maximum number of
vessels are in private hands.
Ex-War Chief
Wants Simple
1 Inauguration
Berlin, April 30-President-elect
Von Hindenburg has let it be known
that he is opposed to all pomp and
demonstrative military display in
connection with his forthcoming in-
auguration, and even prefers to dis-
pense with his prerogative as com-
mander-in-chief of the German army
on this occasion. This is taken to
mean that he will insist on taking the
oath of office in civilian dress in the
setting provided by the federal lcdn-
stitution, which prescribes a brief
formula for the oath in the presence
of the assembled Reichstag.
While the soldier-president may
court polite, even decorous conduct
on the part of the bourgeois and so-
cialist parties when he appears in
the plenary session, it is freely as-
sumed that the communists will use

the occasion for a display of rough
tactics and that the ceremony may
develop into something of a political

. ,'


of the British Administration of ium in order that the picture may be Early maps of the Mississippi val-
Michigan." The meeting will not be run off without intermission, and Miss lley arranged for the meeting of the R
open to the public. Margaret Mason, one of Mr. Chris- Mississippi Valley . Historical asro- T
At noon members of the association tian's pupils, will play an organ - elation to be held in the William L.
will have luncheon at the Union, and companiment, composed 'especially for Clements Library today, are now on
Robert M. Rieser, assisiant attorney this film. exhibition in the display cases of theI(Special to The Daily)
general of the state of Wisconsin,- All tickets are priced at 50 cents, library. The association convenes Chicago, Ill., April 30. More than
will illustrate a case of applied his- nfor its first meeting today in Detroit, 1 750 graduates of the University of
tory' with regard to the Michigan- and have been placed on sale at the
Wso sinh boudary otvem'y.n- three State street bookstores. The and will come to Ann Arbor today for Michigan are expected to gather at
Wisconsin boundary controversy. In the second session. r the La Salle hotel here tomorrow
the case which is now pending in the I local committee suggests that patrons mg
Unitd Sate Suremecout M. Re-' urcasether sets efoe te pe- Aongthemap shown are a ser- night when the Michigan club of this
SUnited States Supreme court Mr. Rie- formance to avoid the inevitable last lies of photographic reproductions of city holds its annual banquet. Act-
ser is upholding the side of his state. h he bo fic Thi . the manuscript maps of Joliet, Fran- ing-President Alfred H. Lloyd of the
in his talk he will point out why it is minute rush at the ox-offce. Ths is quelin, and others, located in the University and Chase S. Osborn, hon.
necessary for states to preserve their deemed advisable due to the unpre- quelin, de r, at inrts. Un iver ghe rn , hon.
cednte crwdwhih frme a ineArchives de la Marine at Paris. Un- 11i, former governor of, Michigan,
historical records for the succeeding cedented crowd, which formed a lin der Mr. Clements' instructions, 135 will be the guests of honor and the
geeain.from Hill auditorium to State street de r mns ntutos 3 illb h usso oo n h
generations.omhevenitofmte atstre-t of the most important of these were main speakers of the evening.
The convention opened yesterday at cittx photographed by M. Doysie, of the While President Lloyd's subject
the Statler hotel in Detroit. Five ad- is claimed by all the iticisms of Service Hydrographique. All of has not been announced, Mr. Osborn
dresses were given at the morning dt } these reproductions are now in the wil speak upon "Life and Education."
meeting and luncheon was held at the picture that "The Last Laugh,'' library; the only copies available Williani McAndrew, '86, superintend-
the Detroit library. At the afternoon through the remarkable interpreta- outside Paris. ent of Chicago schools will ,act as
session four addresses were given tion of Emil Jannings, the noted con- Hennepins map of 1698 showing toastmaster. Sixteen.University
+ discussinnnepins'tmapeofti1g98oshowingetoastmaster.maSixteeneUniversity
discussing subjects relating to the tmnental actor, marks a new epoch in the Mississippi flowing into the west- students will participate in other
south, and another on immigration. motion picture art. Entirely without ern side of the Gulf of Mexico, is one events on the program. Russel Gor-
Several Detroit and Michigan pa- substitles or conventional legends, it of a series 'of four by the same car- ing, '27, Barre Hill '26, and the Mid-
triotic societies tendered a reception unfolds an entire story with striking tographer. Although the four maps night Sons quartet.
and dinner to the members of the as- clarity. This film was shown for grepresent the features of the same Goring and Hill were stars in the
sociation. ° John C. Lodge, president many weeks in New York city, where region, no two of them display the I University of Michigan opera which
of the Detroit Common council, gave it evoked almost sensational praise same topographical arrangement. played in Chicago at Christmas time,
an address of welcome and Prof. from the metropolitan critics. The first discoveries in the valley while several other campus musical
Frank1H. Hodder of history depart- were made early in the sixteenth organiagtions of note will appear.
ment of the University of Kansas i 9n Si ri'century by the Spaniard, who ap- Hawley Tapping, 11L, field secretary,
gave his presidential speech on the EILL LNIIIproached from the south and east. A of the Alumni association, will also
"Railroad Background of the Kansas-1 century and a half elapsed before any be present to exhibit the campus
Nebraska Act."rreal progress was made in connec- movies prepared by the association.
III L l I IFb ting the knowledge thus gained, with 1 The banquet tomorrow will come at
that of the French in the northern I the conclusion of the annual meeting}
NAME T RE lND1 TES part of the Mississippi valley, and of the fifth district of the general as-
Professor Hollister through the having the combined information sociation, made up of Illinois and
Play Production classes of the de- placed on the Visscher map of 1660. Wisconsin which will hold sessions
F Di R I C, 9 PPEjIENCYipartment of Public Speaking will I Another map is that of De L'Isle, all day tomorrow.
Spresent Maurice Maeterlinck's tmag-prepared in 1700 and showing the On Saturday Mr. Osborn will ad-
Three nominations for the presi- edy "The Death of Tintagiles in Uni- Mississippi correctly placed and its dress a meeting of the Michigan
d hency of the Student Christian asso- proper extent indicated. Maps from Alumnae of Chicago.
eation proposed bdy te nominating versity hall at 8 o'clock tonight. This the hands of Bleau, De Laet, Creux--
cittee, ppoied by the preienti drama is generally considered among iux, La Hontan, Charlevoix and D'An- a i s l
were approved last night by the cab- the greatest of Maeterlinck's works, ville are included in the display. Kiw
inet of the association and will ap- and tells in the, author's mystic style Anyone interested may view the -NewspaperSale
pear on the ballot in the spring elec- a symbolic struggle of contrasting exhibition between 2 and 5 o'clock I
tions, May 13. The nominees are: ideals. on week days. Replacing newsboys all over the
Rensis Likert. '26E, John Elliott, '26, j The cast will include Freida Banks city on Saturday afternoon, more
and George Hacker, '26Ed. '27, Lora Belle Corson '25, Lillian IJunior Engineers than 85 members of the Kiwanis club
Other names may be put on the bal- Bronson '27, and Monroe Lipman '26. I will sell newspapers in Ann Arbor
lot providing a petition is presented The production will be preceded by ' Will Hold Dance i for the purpose of raising funds for
to the cabinet of the Student Chist- two one-act plays, "Judge Lynch" Icharity work among children in the
ran association and receives the ap- and "Fishing on the Bridge.' Members of the junior engineering University hospital. Papers will be
proval of the cabinet. The person All single admissions are priced at class will entertain from 9 to 12 sold on the "no change" plan-the
running for the presidency who re- 50 cents, and tickets may be bought o'clock Saturday at a dance -to be ;money which is received over the


Practically 200 additional applica-
tion blanks for tickets to the Senior
Ball, which will be held May 22, were
given out by the dance committee at
the .booth in the Union lobby yester-
day afternoon. This raises the total
number of distributed applications tc
more than 300, all of which have been
filed by members of the senior class
during the past two days. Because
of the large demand for tickets to this
year's ball, the committee has de-
cided to release an additional 75
blanks which may be obtained in the
booth at the Union from 3 until 5
o'clock this afternoon.
The committee in charge of ar-
rangements for the ball have received
a great many favorable comments re-
cently on the selection of the twc
orchestras which will furnish contin-
uous music for the affair. While Ted


The Board in Control of Stu-
dent Publications will hold its
meeting for the appointment
of managing editors and busi-
ness managers of student pub-
lications on May 9, 1925. Each
applicant for a position is re-
quested to file seven copies of
his letter of application at the
Board office in the Press build-
ing no later than May 4, for the
use of seven members of the
Board. Carbon copies, if legi-
ble, will be satisfactory. Each
f letter should state the facts as
to the applicant's scholastic rec-
ord in the University, his ex-


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