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Y 26, 1926


Iathological Conference Discusses
Fatal Cases In Session;
_ Movies Used
Attending more than 20 clinics and
demonstrations and one general meet-
ing, more than 700 fellows of the
American Congress on Internal Medi-
cine were in Ann Arbor yesterday for
a part of the tenth annual clinical
session of that organization. The re-
mainder of the session is being held
this week in Detroit, yesterday being
designated as Ann Arbor day.
The physicians arrived here at 9
o'clock on a special train and were tak-I
en at one to the University hospital.
Here hourly clinics were held by
the various members of the hospital
staff, while demonstrations of the
heart station, the X-ray department,
the clinical laboratories, experimen-
tal nephrites, and diets, were seen
throughout the morning.
At the conclusion of the clinics by
University physicians, Dr. Jacques
Forestier, of the Hospital Nekkar,. Aix
Les Bains, France, demonstrated his
findings in the use of iodized oil in
the X-ray examination of the re-
spiratory cavities. Dr. Forestier is
attending the Congress as an espe-
cially invited foreign guest. He was
the first man to employ iodized oil
for demonstration of the breathing
organs and his work in this field has
attracted a great deal of attention in
Europe. This clinic was not on the
regular program, being given by spe-
cial request. It has already been
given once in Detroit and is to be re-
peated there tomorrow.
The physicians had lunch at the
University hospital after which they
were taken through the building.
Busses then carried them to the
Union where the afternoon meeting
-was held. Two speeches were given
here by members of the University
,uThe first talk was by President
Clarence Cook Little, who spoke on
"Methods of Sterilization in the Light
of Biological Investigation." He re-
veiwed the technical phases of the
various processes of temporary steri-
lization, outlining the use of four dif-
ferent methods. He then pointed out
the dangers in the uses of the several
The President was followed by
Dean Hugh Cabot of the Medical
school. His discussion of the "Avoid-
ance of Surgical Operations in Pa-
tients With Certain Types of Person-
ality," dealtrwiththe advisability of
consulting with a neurologist in all
cases where an operation was not ab-
solutely necessary.
┬░These speeches were followed by a
clinical pathological conference in
which cases of deceasednpatientscwere
discussed by members of the depart-
ments that had examined them. Mov-
ing pictures were used to demonstrate
the course of the diseases. The doc-
tors taking part in this conference
were: from the department of path-
alogy, Dr. A. S. Warthin ;from the de-
partment of internal medicine, Dr. F.
N. Wilson and J. D. Bruce; from the
department of roentgenology, Dr.
Preston N. Hickey; from the depart-
ment of surgery, Dr. F. Coller.
At the conclusion of the conference
at the Union the physicians returned
by special train to Detroit where the

last sessions will be held tomorrow.
The convocation of the American Col-
lege of Physicians will be held in the
evening at the Book-Cadillac hotel.
With this meeting the - Congress, the
name for the clinical week of the
,College, will close what has been, ac-
cording to Doctor Warthin, the larg-
est and most successful sessions in
its history. More than 1,500 physi-
cans from all parts of the country
have participated during the week,
enjoying a scientific program of more,
he said, thai ordinary interest.
BRUSSELS. - The finance commit-
tee of the Senate has unanimously
approved the financial stabilization
mreasures which already have been
adopted by the Chamber of Deputies.

Regent' Junius E. BDeal, Treas-
urer Robert A.. Campbell, and
Prof. William H. Hobbs were ap-
pointed to serve as the execu-
tive committee of the University
of Michigan Greenland expedi-
tion, which will study meteoro-
logical conditions in central
Greenland this summer, at a
meeting of the organizations
committee yesterday noon at the
Professor Hobbs presented his
tentative plans to those members
of the organizations committee
who were present, which includ-
ed Regent Beal, Regent William
L Clements, Treasurer Campbell,
Dean Mortimer E. Cooley of the
engineering college, and Coach
Fielding H. Yost, director of in-
tercollegiate athletics.f

National Education Association Meets
At Capital; Indorse Curtis-
Reed Bill'
(By Associated Press)
WASHINGTON, Feb. 25.-Secretary
Hoover, leading a number of speakers
at the closing sessions today of the
department of superintendents of the
National Education Association de-
clared the work of the teaching pro-
fession ascended in importance
through the imparting of knowledge
and a trained mind to training for cit-
izenship and the inspiring of ideals.
Pointing out that one-fourth of the
entire population is always engaged
in going to school, Mr. Hoover told
the delegatessthat "ourrpublic schools
are the real melting pot, pouring out'
a new race."
"No nation in the world's history
has so devotedly believed in and so
deeply pledged itself to free universal1
education," lie said. "In this great
experiment, America marches in ad-'
vance of all other nations. Thehspirit
of democracy can survive only through
universal education. Education must
stimulate ambition and must train
Group meetings of the convention
continued to debate various angles of
educational problems today while a
joint congressional committee heard
opponents of the Curtis-Reed bill,
which .would establish a federal de-
partment of education headed by a
secretary with cabinet rank. The
convention's legislative committee sev-
eral days ago recommended that the
school superintendents endorse the
Prof. J. B. Edmonson of the School
of Education was elected chairman of
the National Committee on Research
at the convention of that body held
Feb. 19-20 in Washington, D. C. This
committee is purposed to serve as a
guiding agency for the research ac-
tivities of the United States Bureau of
Education and of some 15 other na-
tional or regional educational organi-
zations. As general chairman, Pro-
fessor Edmonson will be expected to
go to Washington three or four times
annually for conferences with the ex-
ecutive committee and representatives
of the Federal Bureau of Education.
BERLIN. - The German govern-
ment has agreed to the appointment
I of Ramon P. de Negri, as Mexican
y minister to Germany.

.Exeentive Will Sign In The Presence
Of Treasury And Congressional
Officials In ills Office
(By Associated Press)
WASHINGTON, Feb. 25.-Barring a
slip-up in plans the tax reduction bill
will become law tomorrow.
Announcement that President Cool-
idge would sign the measure at 10
o'clock was made late today al! the
White House after the engrossed
copy had been received from Congress
and sent to the treasury for a last
minute check for possible flaws.
Reference to the treasury was large-
ly a formality as Secretary Mellon
had expressed approval of the bill's
pro visions, although, its estimated
$387,000,000 reduction in taxes exceed-
ed the maximum he and his assistants
had declared was safe.
While department experts were ex-
amining the final draft of the proposal,
Mr. Mellon went to the White House
to recommend personally to the pres-
ident that he give it approval.
The executive's signature will be af-
fixed in his office in the presence of
treasury and congressional officials
and others. Secretary Mellon, Chair-
man Green, of the House ways and
means committee, author of the meas-
ure, and Chairman Smoot, of the Sen-
ate finance committee, who was in
charge of it in the Senate, are among
those invited to be present.
In his comment on the bill Mr. Mel-
lon said the government should have
little difficulty in meeting its financial
needs after the revised schedules be-
came effective if Congress exercised
caution in authorizing new appropria -
Secretary Hoover, discussing the
probable effect of the legislation on
business, predicted it would result in
added savings for investments and
consequently benefit business gen-
era lly.
The Commerce d partmient head
said he foresaw no slump in business
and industry that would serve further
to reduce revenue with a possible
treasury deficit resulting.
Stresses Older Diagiosti Methods
In Talk To 'Physicians
Dr. James R. Arneill, of the Colo-
rado university and formerly an in-,
structor in the University School of

London String
Quartet Plays
As the fourth number of the extra
concert series, the London String
Quartet will make its Ann Arbor de-
but tonight in Hill auditorium, when
a program consisting of a series of
quartet numbers scored for first and
second violins, viola and 'cello will
be given. This organization was
founded in London ins 1908, and mem-
bers of the company presenting the
program tonight have been playing
together for 16 years.
At present they are conducting
their fourth American tour, although
this is the first time they have ap-
peared in Ann Arbor.
The company consits of James
Levey, first violin, Thomas Petre, sec-
ond violin, H. Waldro-Warner, viola,
and C. Warwick Evans, 'cello . As an
organization they have received the
highest praise from not only the Lon-
don Times and the London Morning
Post, but from French and Spanish
critics as well, who pronounced them
to be "a quartet unsurpassed by any
foreign country that has ever visited
Besides possessing the exceptional
merit credited to them above, they
have also elicited praise from many
American critics for their presenta-
tion of the entire cycle of Beethoven
quartets in one week, while in the
field of original composition the com-
pany has composed over 100 new
works. Included in the program toj
be given tonight will be the fairy suite
"The Pixy Ring" composed by Waldo-
Warner one of their members. This
number consists of five movements,
"Moonbeams," "Toad-stools," "Tink-
ling Blue-bells," "Pixy Laden," and
"The Ring Dance." The rest of the
program is composed of a "Quartet
for Strings in C"; opus 76, No. 3 by
Hadyn (in four movements) ; and
"Quartet for Strings in F," opus 95
by Dvorak .

Melhigan Academy Of Science,
And Letters Will Convene
here March 31


Prominent Realtors Of Western Cities
Discuss New Methods In Sub-
Division and Financing
President Clarence Cook Little
spoke at a luncheon yesterday of the
program of the conference of brokers
and subdividers, held under the joint
auspices of the Michigan Real Estate
association and the School of Busi-
ness Administration, which closed a
two-day session yesterday afternoon
at the Union. President Little spoke
on the subject of the way the real
estate profession and business in gen-
eral work into the system of educa-
"Unlike other professions, that of
real estate deals with people in their
normal state; therefore its contact
with education should have a normal
basis," said President Little. "As
ducation is the development of in-
elhigence, a proper understanding of
youth is the objective factor in the
ontact between education and busi-
ess. Under the present system, a
youth goes into business as an ap-
prentice, working for almost nothing
o have his chief impart to him ideas
tnd habits peculiar to the trade which
he chief himself has acquired
:hrough years of painstaking effort. I
h1milarly, under the present system,
:he boy or girl comes to the Univer-
ity for facts. Educators in the past
ave fallen too nuch into the pitfall
>f facts."
"The proper syst em," President
ittc said, "is to realize that the boy
nd girl really exist. To create
.ought within their minds is the only
ay to bring them up. It is no kind-
ess to a young man for the univer-
ity to admit him if he is unable to
withstand the rigors of a higher edu-
ation. In fact, it is criminal to allow
n who is unprepared to undergo
raining; it is a wasting of the most
raluable period of his life. Instead
>f trying to make them do what you
want them to do, one should show
hem what they may be able to do.
iviization, happniess, and spiritual
rogress should be built for people,
tot for things."
President Little urged the realtors
to joinwith the university in this
hift of emphasis.
At the first session yesterday morn-
[ng, Harry F. Menard of Detroit, a
nember of the firm of Clemens,
Knight, Menard Company, spoke on!
'Subdivision Planning and Develop-
nent." Mr. Menard stressed the idea
hat in order to be successful and to
be fair to the prospective purchasers,
realtors should plan and develop their
ubdivisions so that every prospective
home-builder should enjoy the most
complete satisfaction possible. Mr.
Menard carried out the idea express-
ed at the beginning of the conference
that service is the essence of the
rokerage business.'
After a discussion of Mr. Menard's
alk, George F. Nixon of 'Chicago, who
haeads the firm which bears his name,
outhined a subdivision selling plan
which purported to clear up some
questionable points in the selling end
of the realty business. He, too, stress-
ed service as the most important fac-
tor, and that realtors should secure
efficiency without thought of money,
and should aim to give better service
to buyers in the way of better plan-
ning of subdivisions.
At the afternoon session, Robert F.

Bingham of Cleveland, spoke on "New
Developments in Real Estate Finance."
He stated it is very important that in-
tended home owners should be financ-
ed when they cannot do so them-
selves, because a country populated
with home owners was 'safe from bol-
shevism. There is a need for a more
simplified systemand lower rates for
loans to home-builders, said Mr.
Bingham, and he ' suggested that
amortized land certificates be used in
commercial real estate financing. He
also declared there was a need of
more information for realtors about
industrial real estate subdividing and
home financing.
Asher L. Cornelius of Cornelius and
Dolan, Attorneys-at-law in Detroit
spoke after the discussion which fol-
lowed Mr. Bingham's talk. He em-
phasized the need of an elementary
knowledge of contract forms by real-
tors as necessary to successful sales.
A similar convention in connection
with the building end of the real es-


Prof. Charles if. Cooley of the so-
ciology department, president of the
Michigan Academy of Science, Arts,
amid Letters, will deliver the opening
address at the annual three-day meet-,
ing of the Academy at 8 o'clock in
the morning, Wednesday, March 31.1
Professor Cooley will speak on "The
Roots of Social Knowledge."
At the afternoon session of the
meeting on March 31 President Clar-
ence Cook Little will discuss some

(Bv Associated1 Press)
IMEMPHIS, Tenn., Feld. 25.-
fseven peisons were killed and
Sapproximately a score injured
here tonight as the known
toll taken by a tornadlo which
swept through the southern part
Cf icot county, Arkansas, last
night and crossed the Mississippi
south of Greenville, -Mississippi I
I wrecking farm property in sec- j
tions of two counties.
I Four white persons and one
negro lost their lives when their
homes in Chicot county were de-
molished. One negro was killed f
near Greenville and another near
Greenwood, Mississippi.

Edwards Attacks Attitude Of
Anti-Saloon League;
Flays Wheeler

(By Associated Press) w
WASHINGTON, Feb. 25.-Sharply
contrasting word pictures of prohibi-d
tion were painted in radio debate hereB
tonight between Senators EdwardsR
Democrat, New Jersey, speaking for
the, Wets and Brookhart, Republican,t
Iowa, speaking for the drys.M
Senator Brookhart described the
18th amendment as 'our greatest vic- b
tory in the world war," while Sena- P
tor Edwards said it and the Volstead w
act were "foisted on a war crazed peo- C
pl .", t
The New Jersey senator devoted
much of his address upon an attack e
on the anti-saloon league and its gen-
eral counsel Wayne D. Wheeler, whom i
he called the "arch-traitor of Ameri- t
can liberty." The speaker declared, F
that "not even the sacred courts of
our land are free from the poisonous p
taint of the league's filthy hands and sE
Characterizing as an "inexcusable i
lie" an assertion last Sunday by
Mr. Wheeler that "prohibition had i
been a success", Senator Edwards said a
the league counsel's "peeweedmind I
and mental incapacity for drafting
facts makes him immune to the con- i
vincing truth that prohibition is a $
failure." f
Senator Brookhart told his audience
the complete answer to the claims A
that the 18th amendment did not rep- I
resent the majority of the American p
people was found in its universal rati- i
fication by the states.
"I therefore conclude that the
American people may modify the Vol-
stead act but when they do it they
will have to make it stronger and not
weaker. Let my friend from New Jer-
sey bring his proposition to vote in
the Senate or in the House and he will
be snowed under many times over.
These congressmen and senators ri
'know better the sentiment ofntheir '
people than any one else and their I
votes upon the proposition are the I
nmost reliable index of the success of b
( prohibition." c
Gives Endowment I
Fund To PublishI
Mineral Studies I
News was received a few days ago v
by Prof. Walter F. Hunt, of the min-
eralogy department, and for the pasts
five years editor of The American r t
Mineralogist, that the Mineralogical
Society of America had received- ar
gift of $45,000, the income of which
may be used for the publication ofc
papers of mineralogical interest-
The donor, Colonel Washington A. c
Roebling of Trenton, N. J. is a retired
civil engineer who has been greatly
interested in beautiful and rare min-
eral specimens, having acquired one Il
of the finest private collections of
minerals in this country, according to
Professor H-unt.
The income from this endowment;
will now make possible an expansion
in the size of the journal that hither-1
to relied entirely upon the annual
dues received from its members.
The American Mineralogist, which
is directly benefited by this gift, is
the official monthly publication of the
society and is the only magazine de-
voted exclusively to articles on min-
eralogy and crystallography,
Tap-Room Music
I Will Be Resumed
I On Sunday Night

Gifts Accepted, Exchanges Approvel
And Architect For Mueun
Appointed At Session
Settlement of the stadium question
was again postponed by the Board of
Regents at their monthly meeting last
night. The Regents were unable to
reach a decision on the report of the
University Senate advocating a new
structure, and delayed action on the
project until March 25.
The budget of the University for
19.26-27, as adopted by the Regents,
was set at $5,082,941.38. This figure
is approximately $200,000 more than
the figure for last year. This amount
is exclusive of the University'hospital,
which is self-supporting.
A gift of a two cylinder Frigidaire
was accepted from the Delco Light
company of Dayton, and a six cylin-
der motor was accepted from the
Buick Motor company of Flint. The
Regents also accelted a pledge of
4,000 for the establishment of a
ransportation library, from the Reo
dotor company of Lansing.
Approval was given for an exchange
etween Prof. James M. Cork, of the
physics department, and Mr. Nuttall,
ssistant director of the physical lab-
ratory of the University of Manches-
Prof. Robert Craig, Jr., of the for-
stry department, was granted a leave
Af absence, from the start of spring
recess of this semester to next fall,
o enable him to attend the World's
Forestry congress in Rome.
Albert Kahn, of Detroit, was -ap-
pointed architect for the new Mu-
;eum building to be built in 1927. The
approximate cost of the building will
be $900,000.
Dow V. Baxter, '24, was appointed
nstructor in forestry. He has been
at the University of Wisconsin for the
last two years.
Acceptanceswas given to the ras-
ng of the Riggs Fellowship fund from
$1,200 to $1,500. This fellowship is
or English students.
The space in the medical building,
ormerly occupied by the anatomy d-
artment, was turned over to the de-
partments of pathology and journal-
To facilitate the collection of va-
rus suggestions and ideas of indi-
vidualp as to how the Union ballroom
ooks the best, the decoration com-
mittee of the Frosh Frolic, which will
be held March 19, is conducting a
campus-wide contest, Herbert K.
Oakes, Jr., chairman - of the decora-
tion committee, announced yesterday.
Designs submitted are to be in the
hands- of the chairman, phone 4917,
by March 6.
Students in the architectural school
are especially urged to submit their
designs. The winner in the contest
will receive $5 in cash and a ticket
to the Frolic, and the designer of the
second prize will receive a ticket to
the Frolic.
No specifications as to color or ar-
rangement are announced in the con-
test, it being left to the individual to

combine lights, colored hangings, tap-
estries or floral facilities as will best
carry out his design.
Judge Frank Murphy of the Detroit
Municipal bench will be the principal
speaker of the Lawyers' club' Snoker
Tuesday night,, March 12. A letter
stating that Judge Murphy wouldad-
dress the club on that date has been
A diversified program has been
worked out for the affair. The en-
tertainment will consist of music by
a campus orchestra, eccentric danc-
ing, and vocal solos, if present plans
of the committee can be carried out.
The smoker is for members of the
club and their guests. The entire fac-
ulty of the Law school will be ex-


Medicine, addressed the Washtenaw phase of his own scientific researches.
County Medical society last night in The exact subject of President Little's2
the Union at its regular monthly lecture has not yet been determined.|<
meeting. Dr. Arneill spoke on the IAt this time also, Prof. Warren G. I
subject of "The Value of the Law of I' Waterman of Northwestern university f
Probabilities in Diagnosis." will speak on "Sleeping Bear Point- 1
Dr. Arneill, who is a professor of I a unique Dune-area." Professor Wat-1
medicine at the University of Cola- I erman's lecture will be concerned '
rado at the present time, was for with the botanical and physiological
several years an instructor in the in- features of the region, and will be ii-
ternal medicine department of the lustrated by lantern slides.
University medical school after his Prof. Francis E. Lloyd of McGill'
graduation here in 1894. He has beenI University will deliver a lecture at
at Colorado since 1904. eight o'clock the morning of Thurs-.
Dr. Arneill is the author of several {day, April 1, on "The Life History of
books on technical subjects and has the Algae, Spirogyra and Vampirella."
contributed to the "Reference Hand- The lecture which will be illustrated
book on Medical Sciences." The meet- by moving pictures and lantern slides.
ing of the society was the regular The complete program of ten sec-
monthly assembly and was arranged tions of the Academy is now being
to coincide with the visit of the Ame'r-' prepared and will be published at a E
ican Congress of Internal Medicine future date.
to the University yesterday. !
TOKIO. - The lower house of the Upper Medical
Diet adopted the tax reform bill. cla se Flear
Be Frederick I Talk By Faber'
I s Will Prevailed1 Professor Knud Faber of the Uni-
versity of Copenhagen, one of Europe's
The volumes open just at the time most eminent internalists, Wednesday
when she had been bereaved of hmem 'addressed upper classes of the Medi-
s cal school in Natural Science audi-
consort, Prince Albert, and revealed
stronger than ever how deep was her t"Constitutional Pathology with spec-
distress at the loss of the man who ial Reference to Pernicious Anemia"
discribed her as a "bright angel." was the subject of the Danish physi-I
Writing at this time to Earl Russell, cian's talk. He pointed out that as is
many times her prime minister and the case in tuberculosis and several
foreign minister, and using the third other diseases, constitutional pathol-
person as she always did wilen writ- ogy often determines whether or not
ing to her ministers, the queen said: the patient is liable to contract the
"Where all was peaceful sunshine disease.
and perfect happiness there is now The lecture was of particular inter-

George V Would.
Had Victorift
(By Associated Press)
LONDON, Feb., 25.-Queen Vic-
toria's letters and diaries covering the
period from 1862 to 1878, just pub-
lished, {reveal that if the queen's
wishes had prevailed, King Frederick
I would now reign in England. There
would have been no King Edward VII
or King George V.
Queen Victoria wanted Edward to
be known as King Albert Edward and
when the present king was born she
wrote to his father: "I cannot ad-
w,;x fh tt xtrnc mi rnnn (?to 'Iv

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