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Confers with Danih Government
About Proposed Exploration of
Northern Land
Provided that sufficient funds can
be raised, Prof. W. H.H obbs, head of
the geology department, expects to
lead what may be a University expe-
dition to Greenland next summer.
Professor Hobbs, who returned this
week from Europe where he has been
advising the Danish government rela-
tive to the proposed exploration of
Greenland, stated yesterday that he
is considering conducting an Ameri-
can expedition to that same land.
The primary object of Professor
Hobbs' European trip this summer
was to plan the scientific phase of
the expedition which will be lead by
Dr. Lauge Koch, famous Danish ex-
plorer, who lectured here last spring.
The expedition will start next sum-
mer, according to the plans recently
completed, with the east coast of
Greenland as the basis of the explora-
tion. A shipload of eskims is now
establishing a settlement on the
northern island, at Scorsby Sound,
under the direction of the Danish
stations and doing other work pre-
paratory to the expedition which will
start in July,
Other Nations Aid
Professor Hobbs believes that a
great desirability for an American ex-
pedition, to operate from the west
coast of Greenland in conjunction
with' the Danish exploration next
summer, is apparent. For this reason
he is planning the project with a view
to taking several members of the
University geology department with
him. The cooperation of several
European governments in connection
with the meteorological work of the
proposed expedition was assurred
Professor Hobbs this summer.
"The trip will all depend on
whether or not funds can be raised to
defray expenses," said Professor
Hobbs. "I expect to ask several
members of the geology department
to accompany me if my plans ma-
terialize, and it is possible that the
project may take the aspect of a
University expedition."
During the ten (lays that Professor
Hobbs spent in conference with Dr.
Koch at Copenhagen this summer,
he delivered a public address under
the auspices of the Danish Geological
society which was attended by a num-
ber of prominent Greenland explorers
and which was widely published in
newspapers throughout Denmark.
His subject was "The Place of Green-
land in the Earth's Atmospheric Cir-
Academy Hears Paper
Professor Hobbs Was in Germany
for ten days and in England for the
same length of time, earlier in the
summer, and spent six weeks in Paris
engaged in writing, research work,
and visiting various government
aerological plants. August 17 he pre-
sented a paper before the Academy of
Science at Paris, and on August 28
gave two papers before the British
Association for Advancement of Sci-
ence at its annual meeting in South-
ampton. One of these has already
appeared in the British scientific
journal, Nature.
After spending two days each in
Norway and Swede and visiting the
Gothenburg, Professor Hobbs sailed
from Oslo for America, arriving in

New York September 23.
Dr. Melville H. hatch of James Mil-
likin university, Decatur, Ill., is teach-
ing 'lasses in invertebrate zoologyj
and entomology here this year, filling
the position of Dr. Paul S. Welch who
is absent on leave, studying institu-
tVons of zoology in Europe.
Dr. Carl D. La Rue of the zoology
department has returned from a year's
leave at Johns Hopkins university.
While there he made a special study,
of animal parasites.

City 'Different' ~I


Patrick Supports Mitchell's
Plan for Unified Air Service

(B3y the Associated Press)
New Lork, Sept. 25.-Coming here
from-a country where acquaintances
greet each other by raising a leg each
and putting the soles of the feet to-
gther; where women receive the pref-
erence in all matters; where succes-
sion to the throne passes through the
maternal side of the family, and
where only a nephew can inherit the
throne, King Nana Hmoah III of the
Gold Coast of West Africa, arrived to-
day on the Curnard liner Aquitania
for a visit. He admitted New York
was "different" from the towns of
I his native land.
Z King Amoah who is ruler of 30,000
to 40,000 people, intends to visit sev-
eral American cities.
John Wanaak er appointed to student
Directorship; formerly Played
With Mason-Dixon
Announcement has been made by
Capt Wilfred Wilson of a tentative
list of members of the Varsity band
and also of the appointment to the
student directorship of John Wana-
maker, member of the Varsity band
in '20 and '21, who has returned to
the University after a tour with the
Mason-Dixon orchestra.
The following men have been ap-
pointed to head the various sections
of the band: cornets, T. C. Schneirla,
grad.; drums, W. V. Owen '26E;
horns, Clyde R. Flory, '26M; baritone,
Edward C. Gifford, '27D; bass, John
W. Wanamaker; trombone, John K.
Altland, '28M; saxaphone, Hilary J.
Deason, '26; clarinet, Arthur R.
Cook, '27A; piccolo, Walter C. Ship-
ley, '26.
In announcing his appointments to
the band Captain Wilson stated that
the list is not final for the year and
that all men who have filed their
names as candidates will continue to
attend all the meetings of the band
until otherwise notified. The tenta-
tive list, excepting appointments to
the bass horn and drum sections, the
membership of which will be an-
nounced later, are as follows:
Clarinets: Cook, Rothschild, Rider,
LaRowe, Gilbert, Woolley, Kuenzel,
Fisher, Herrold, Burris, Schaddelee,
Wertenberger; oboes: Tappan, North;'
bass clarinet:Iloedemaker; rom-
b~ones : Altland, Mock Weinman,
Meader, Pike, Yeasting, Mosher
Bonnell; baritones: Gifford, McCon-
ochie, Meyer, Tomsuek; horns:
Flory, Meader, Kaler, Palmer, Rich-
ards, Schulchter; cornets: Schneirla,
Shure, Hostrup, Wells, Paulson,BKipp,
Chadwick, Stanford, Schnall, Bacon,
Kasa basch, Edwards; herald trum-
pets: Weekes, Giles; saxaphones
Tuttle, Deason, Staubach, Reglien,
Burd, Smith, Ardussi.
France Starts
New Offensive
Drive To Adr
(By Associated Press)
Fez, French Morocco, Sept. 25.-A
French offensive on a large scale was
launched today on the eastern sector
of the Moroccan front, with the ad-
vance of strong elements of such
troops from Misane toward Ajdir,
which lies 40 miles due north. The
French troops reached all their ob-
jectives, occupying Djedel Kounsoun
and Djedel Kouchum, northeast of
The success of the Spanish troops
which landed at Alhucemas Day and
the ultimate outcome of the operations

they have carried on during the last
ten days appears to be dependent on
a prompt advance of the French to-
ward the north.




Colonel Declines To Talk Concerning
Controversy He A rousd Over
Air Defense
(By Associated Press)


I Optimism Prevals as Negotiations
are About to be Opened f-r new
SecurIty Pact
(By Associated Press)
Geneva, Sept. 25.-With negotia-
tions about to be inaugurated between
the Allies and Germany for a security
pact, the Assembly of tl3e League of
Nations today gave special attention
to a friendly French gesture toward
Germany conveyed in the words of
M. De Jouvenal, former minister of
education, that it was t1,e hope of allI
that the German nation soon would
be cooperating in the councils of the
This is but one of the many phases
of harmony and conciliation falling
from the lips of statesmen during al
great discussion of disarmament and
arbitration. Speaker after speaker
arose to laud the program of world
regeneration through arbitration and
security pacts and the reduction of
armaments, which te assemplyj
adopted in the form of concrete reso-
The program provides first of all,
for preparation by the council of an
international disarmament confer-
ence, the hope for which every body
admits depends almost entirely upon
the forth-coming security parley with

Dean of Iedical School and University
hlead are both Graduates of
All men students of the University
will be given opportunity to meet
PFrey i'ent Clarence Cook Little at an
informal reception which will be held
at the Union next Tuesday evening, it
was announced late yesterday. It

will bet
Open to

the president's only reception
men students on the campus.

)ean llugh Cabot of the Medical
school will deliver the address of wel-
come which wll be followed by re-
m arks from the President. Dean
Cabot's selection as speaker is fitting
in that both he and President Little
are graduates of Harvard.
Every attempt is being made to
have the reception as informal as
lpossible. It is to be a combined
smoker and mixer. Th'e large assem-
bly hall of the Union wll be com-
pletely transformed into a clubroom
with a view toward lending a more
familiar atmosphere to the affair.I
jleavy rugs and carpets will cover the
floor, lights will be dimmed, and
other alterations will be made.
Refreshments will be served, along,
with cigars and cigarettes, in the as-
semb dy room throughout the evening.
Phil Diamond's orchestra has been
engaged for the occasion. Other en-
tertainment is also buing arranged.
All members of the faculty have

Washington, Sept. 25.-A rousing
reeeption was given Cl. William Mit-
chell upon his arrival here from Tex-
as tonight in readiness to appear be-
fore the President's air board, but
the aviator himseih had nothing to
say concerning the controversy he
has aroused over the nation's air de-
A drum and bugle corps supplied
by two American Legion posts, and a
few hundred citizens greeted the for-
mer assistant army air chief as he
arrived with Mrs. Mitchell.
Seized by friends and admirers
when lie appeared at the gate the
Colonel was hoisted to their shoul-
(iers and carried through the station.
Among the noise he managed to make
himself heard by questioners; how-
ever he indicated only that he had
"ceased firing" for a time, at least
at the administration of the army
and navy air services.
Still held aloft, Mitchell was car-
ried to a waiting automobile while a
parade formed behind him to the
crashing of bugles and drums. The
Colonel, wearing a broad brim Texas
hat adorned with a snake band, was
jovial as he greeted and shook hands
with any of the crowd. Mitchell is
listed with more than a score of army
and navy aviators who have been

Maj. Gen. Mason M. Patrick, eheif of army air service, who is back-
ing up Col. William A. Mitchell's proposal for a unified air service, in the
hearings being conducted by the Presidcnt's special air inquiry board, is
shown (left) with Colonel Mitchell.
Rigger Attributes Shenandoah'
Disaster To Gas CellWeak es

-been invited to attend the reception
Berlin, Sept.25.-German offi ial along with all male students of the
quarters do not expect that a security University.
pact will be signed at the forthcom- Ths' address of welcome will be giv-
ing conference to which Germany has en at 8 o'clock.
been invited by the Allies. -
It is believed that any arrangements
which would be arrived at vbuld
have to be referred to the respective
governments and parliaments and
that a general conference will be con-
voked later for the purpose of for- I
mal ratification of the pact, together
with other agreements concluded by--
the foreign ministers. . Coolidge Tries to Solve Disagreement
Informal discussions at the foreign Rt'eein Thotoas and Members
office also indicate that the German of Board
officials are convinced of the futilityl
of discussing the Versailles treaty at EXPECT SOLUTION SOON
the forthcoming conference. _.O
(By Associated Press).
Belev S it 1Wa hington, Sept. 25.-Shipping
board affairs have admittedly reached
W ill D eliver a critical point with the question
Wwhether Leigh C. Thomas will be re-
Lecture H ere tained as president of the Fleet cor-
pora I ion being the issue.
The long existing disagreement be-
At the initial meeting of the Ora- ' tween Mr. Thomas and a majority of
torical board held in the rooms of the board has developed to the degree
the Oratorical association yesterday that President Coolidge has taken a
hand in the situation.
afternoon, Prof. Thomas C. Trueblood The board, which itself has had
read a letter received from Governor ! nunrous iPnsagreements on public
Alfred E. Smith, of New York, in utiestions among its own membership,
answer to an invitation e endledtohas almost from the first found itself
at odds with Mr. Thomas on policy
the New York executive to be the with the administration. These have,
climax speaker of the Oratorical as- !involved terms for sale of ships and
sociation lecture course. lines, the number of ships which
Governor Smith, in his letter, ex- should be kept in operation and the
pressed a willingness to come to Ann relative merit of extending operations
Arbor in April but he said that lie at the expense of economy. In the
was unable to make a definite date at E background has stood an apparent
the present time owing to the fact feeling of some commissioners that in
that the New York legislature will !,delegating powers to the Fleet cor-
be in session during March and the j poration, the board has in effect ab-
early part of April. Further negotia- dicated some functions conferred upon
tions with the Governor are underway it by law.
and Prof. Trueblood said that it
might be possible to have the Gover- CornellOxford
nropen the lecture course in Octo- O1 C, XOE
ber. Otherwise a spring date will be Il Debate Features
Prof. R. D. T. Hollister, faculty I English System
manager of the association, reported E---
at the meeting that over 400 reserved Ithaca, N. Y., Sept. 25.-The Cor-
season tickets for the lecture course nell debating sqluad will meet a team
have been applied for. composed of graduate students of
William C. Dixon, '26, president of !Oxford university, here, October 2.
'the association named the following The subjet of the debate is to be:
studentsao'committees A. M.Stern, "Resolved that the principles of self-
2 ci of local contests;(determination is a wholesome one."
Robert Miller, '27, chairman of usher I
comitee;irinA. lcn,'27 ad:The debate will be conducted ac-
conmittee;IwinA2,an cording to the English, or split--team
Frank P. Weaver, 28L, publicity con- system, in whic two Oxford men and
mittee 2G nd Maruium Olde'2 com- one Cornell man take the affirmative
o,'27 iside, opposing two Cornell men and
mittee in charge of arrangements for one from Oxford on the negative. The
public speaking banquet in December .deaeilbe deckled by a vote of
J. J. Dunn, '281:1, was appointed , debae wil edcddb oeo
chairman of the intersociety commit-
tee with Robert Miller, '27, Margaret I,
Pollock, '26, and M. Olden, '27, as his l Defective Flue
assistants. Peter Stevens, '26, was C
named assistant to the treasurer. Causes $700 Ftre

Lakehurst, N. J., Sept. 25.-Failure' gone, explaining later that the con- summoned by the board which will
of several of the helium gas cells in dition of the bags led hinm to believe reopen its inquiry Monday. The Col-
s that a loss of helium was responsible onel is expected to take the stand the
the airship Shenandoah before sheI for the swift fall the Senandoah following day.
began to break up, was testified toI was then taking. CommIander John Rodgers of the
day before the Naval Court of In- .__ _-- seaplane TN-9 No. 1, and Captain
quiry, by James Ii. Collier, chief . George W. Steele, commanding officer
rigger who has supervision over these ' of the Naval Air station at Lakehurst,
regger woa"pNew Jersey, are to appear during the
cells. I o kweek.
Collier's testimony was in sharp( W orkFor 1,500 1 _ _k.
contrast to that of a dozen other sur-; Y
vivors all of whom declared that they Yearly, R eport
sAw nor signs that any of the cells
had failed under the enormous pies-IIItaUI
Eve y xyear nearly 1500 students
sure to which they had been put whem flyIrnry'Is;t
the craft reached an extreme alti- are 'upplied with jobs by the student I
tude of 6,065 feet. employment bureau, according to VEBTF[U V i I
Despite this, the chief rigger was Mary L. Stewart, assistant to the _
positive in his declaration, reiterating Dean of Student, in charge of the >ecretary of Tresury Spys Offer
it time and again, under direct ex-en of Studet, mrenmheosheWhlly Offe
amination by members of the court, j Iltymen (lays rfeshhbenynadeqate
and a rigid cross questioning by! For ten days this ofice has been 1
Lieut. Commander C. E. Rosendahl, filled with students anxious to enter
senior surviving officer of the Shee- their applications for jobs whereby IS OPPOSED TO LENIENCY
andoah. Collier said he was off ( they can partially or totally support l
duty and asleep when the airship was thnemselves. We are very anxious to (By the Associated Press)
sucked into the vortex of the storm. help the boys and have been quite Washington, Sept. 25.- The Franco-
When he was awakened ie looked successful in placing th'em," Miss" American debt funding negotiation
at No. 9 gas cell and found that it l Stewart said. passed suddenly today from the bril-
was about 50 per cent. deflated and The applications contained re- liant stage of preliminary gestures
lie also found that several gas cells quests for nearly 100 different kinds and ceremonies, and became a sober
forward were deflated prob- of work ranging from highly special- battle with am array of 'cold facts and
ably equally as munch. No. 8 cell was ized employmeit such as research figures.
"100 per cent, and then some, full." I work in chemistry, to mowing lawns The transition was accomplished by
Collier said that after lie had ob- and tending furnaces. These appli- presentation to the French negoti-
served the condition of the bags he Ications are all kept on file in the of- I ators of a comparatively brief mem-
told a fellow member of the crew in fe and when a request comes in for orandum in which Secretary Mellon,
a nearby bunk that the ship was a student to do some particular kind the American chaiurman, stated the
of work, the bureau can immediately American view of the French settle-
find someone for the position. Many ment offer submitted yeterday. Those
Regents C Mt end l msual calls are filled during the views were sharply dofind observa-
L o d r year. tions as to the French ability to pay.
SDean Lloyd's Worky""""""" """'""
i "It is gratifying to me to find that There were imdications tonight that
~ -~ the work done by the students has the swift turning of the corner was
Resolutions of approval in appre- proved so satisfactory. I have re- regraded by some of the French com-
ciation of the work of Dean Alfred ceived ninmy letters commending the missioners as precipitate almost to
H. Lloyd of the graduate school as work of certain students," Miss the point of abruptness. American
acting president of the iiiversity Stewart stated. members sa d however, that Finance
from Feburary 27 of this year to the Miss Stewart received many letters Minister Caillaux, head of the for-
beginming of the p'eser:;t senester I from eteringstuemnts ion before ist meeng oastr frnhrn
were passed by the Board of Regents registration opened asking her to findawee il reith thd
Thursday. I jobs for them. I' "
seriousness of the t kbefore theim,
yet, neither was willing to entertain
More Than Sixty High Schools anysggestion of def at
ethan ordinary official ;ecrecy
Join Mic~hig lfantDebating Leaguesuirroundedtl te Suggestions and coin-
ic iDiu ents made by the treasury secre-
tary, but information trickling
In response to letters of invitation year the nuiber is expected to be through time barrier indicated that
I Mr. Mellon had stated tme French of-
I greatly increasedl. The final (-1am-r
sent out by the department of public -e e Mih i f er of an initial payment of $25,000,-
speaking, more than 60 high schools s 000 and with the graduated, iucreases
hiighi school debate league held last
have thus far joined the Michigan May in Ann Arbor between Detroit'Yearly over a long period was wholly
high school debalitng' league, sponisor- Northwestern and Ypsilanti Central.inadequate.
ed by the University Extension dhivi- resulted in a victory for the Detroit 'There was the further evidence
sion. The League enters its ninth schoold i;that the Americans declined to accept
year in October, 1925. The question for debate this year the pictue of French conditions as
All schools of the league debate is: "Resolved, that tie proposed child
each year upon the same question.'labor amendment to the national con-
Interscholastic debates are held in ;titution should be adopted by the
two series. The first is a point win- t'nited States." I N-
ning series in which each school de- -g n g p
iv. <. . a.. . . ir in i

(By Associated Press)
Budapest, Hungary, Sept. 25.-In-
sisting that the plot to assassinate
the officials of the country within
the next six months and set up a dic-
tatorship discovered Wednesday
night was inspired and subsidized by


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