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V ory Ton ght Coupled With Defeat
O Northwestern Monday Will Give
1overines Big Ten Title
A tempestuous basketball, season
will reach its heights at 7:30 o'clock
tonight when the Ohio State five will
engage Coach Mather's championship
contenders at the field house in one
of the three crucial contests which
will be waged in the Big Ten race
Shunted into the lowly depths of
the Conference standings by two suc-j
cessive defeats on the western trip,j
and a 32-31,setback at the hands of
today's invaders, the Wolverines sud-
denly braced themselves and initiated
a bit of dope upsetting on their own
hook, exhibiting a spectacular defense
to crush the strong Wisconsin quintet
at the field house, then traveling to
Champaign where they created a fu-f
more by knocking a severe dent in Illi-+
nois' title aspirations, and then, asi1
not satisfied with their performances,
they journeyed to Madison and hand-
ed the Badgers a second defeat, thisl
time in a overtime contest.I
EclI ilolds Six Wins
And today the Buckeye five, also
in need of a victory to remain in the"
running for first honors, challenges
Michigan's title ambitions. Each
teame roasts of a recordl of six vic-
tories and four defeats, and tonight';
encounter will eliminate one of the
contestants from consideration in the
frantic struggle for Western Confer-'
ence court supremacy.
Following the game tonight, the
Ohio squad will journey on to Iowa #
City where they will face the Iowa
team Monday night in their final con-
test of the season while Michigan will
close her season the same night
against Northwestern.'
Coach Mather will rely upon the 1

t '

'McNitt Sees Vast Improvement.
In Journalism In Half CenturyT
Modern "commercialized" journal- Turning to the editorild writingS
ism was defended as a great improve- phase, Mr. McNitt gave examples of
ment over the old "political" news-I the results editorial writers must face
if they tell the truth. "You'll have
papers by V. V. McNitt, editor of MC- to face the music, it yOU tell the truth
Naught's Monthly, in a speech beforet aetemsc fyutl h rt
jornalism stuent y, e sterdy. eir in editorials," he warned. "People
ourni aliso students yesterday. Mr. are quick to throw bricks." OPPOSES NEW APPROPRIATIONS
cN eito alowdiscussed"the trials of;Marion Talley's reception was given FOR ARMY AND NAVY
an editorial writer." ,as an example of the public attitude. ACTIVITIES
Speaking of the papers of 50 years 1 "The news 'writers told of the crowds,
ago, Mr. McNitt said publisher then the romance of her rise, and the ex- R ELIES ON RESERVE
were usually political bosses or in citement of the first night. They
political rings, and supported the pleased the people. But then the crit-
party at all times. An influence that ics came out with comments on the j Says 55800i) Men Would Be Availabe
was more far-reaching than modern j kind of a voice she had, and stated Over Night III Case Of
advertising's "power", in the opinion thei: disappointment in her ability. Emergency
of the speaker, was the struggle for Although they (lid it kindly, not at all -
official county printing. This, he harshly, a great cry arose from the (By Associated Press)
characterized as the primary motive people." The World critic as a re- WASHINGTON, March 5.-Indica-
of many a publisher. "The advertis- sult received a bushel of letters criti- tions were given at the White House
ing of local merchants was a second- cising his stand "as a ditry trick to
ary source of income," Mr. McNitt play on a common girl." today that President Coolidge is op-
said, showing that it was necessary Olther examples of "what happens losed to any considerable increase in
for the publisher to stay in the politi- when you practice candor" were cited appropriations for army and navy
cal ring, in many instances, to keep from editorial pages and news col- aviation.
his paper alive. umns of various newspapers by Mr. The President believes that the
"Horace Greely is held up as a great McNitt.
editor, an example of what editors Mr. McNitt is in Ann Arbor for the wargan nay d fp$rt 4,nt0,ctivitre
should be, and yet he was strongly Michigan Interscholastic press associ- war and navy dopartment activities
partisan, and a politician," the speak- ation, before which he is to deliver an for the coming fiscal year should be
er continued. address today. ample to take care of any effort to
strengthen the air services.
1 As for men, if it should be decided
CDoA Ecrease the number engaged in
C160 * TO PH[ ID[ I[L 1K aviation, he is of the opinion that they
shorrld be taken from other branches
of (ie toser'vices without weakening
AT L AGU DEB TL N CO L IDUSIY the general military structure.
The President estimated that 558,-
/ i 000 Anmerican men would be available
almost overnight for militaryve
Chicago Lawyer And Harvard Pxrofes- Sociaflst Leader To Apipear Be ore in event of emergency, and the
sor To Discuss America's Part IReunld Th'ae (Irli; hIas peen j amounts of money now being appro-
Ii Worki' Affais Ilt Pary 28 Years 1 priated for both the army and the
navy, in his judgment, are ample to
WILL MEET MARCH 22 EDITED THREE PAPERS insure adequate preparedness and
equip and :dace to best advantage the


Six Hour Battle Quells Oil Fire

Signal Hill oil district, near Los Angeles, worth many millions, was
threatened by a blaze which sprang up in the heart of the army of der-
ricks. After battling six hours, 500 men succeeding in stifling the flamesI
and confining the damage to $150,000.
Physician's Need Is Knowledge
Of Human Nature, Dean Believes



Dean Hugh Cabot of the Medical
school will act as chairman of the
debate between Clarence Darrow, not-
ed Chicago attorney, and Dr. Manley
0. Hudson of the Harvard law school.
Monday night, March 22, in Hill audi-
torium, it was announced last night.
The subject for discussion is Amer-
ican participation in the League of
Nations, the affair being sponsored byt
the League of Nations Non-Partisan

James Hudson \lMaurer, pr'esident of
the Pennsylvania Federa [ion of IaII-
bor, and the first antid only Socialist
ever elected to the Pennsylvania leg- j
islature, . will speak at 4:15 o'cloci
next *WXednesday in Natural Sciencec
auditorium on the subject "What's
Wrong In The Coal Industry?" Mr.
Hudson is coming to Ann Arbor un-
der the auspices of the Round Table
club. -

men in active service
Aviation expenditures of approxi-
mately $17,000,000 for the army and
navy services, he feels are suflicient,
with funds that can be transferred
from other branches of the military I
services, to strengthen this arm and
carry out the recommendations of the
Will Revise

Asserting that a practitioner of
medicine must have both a compre-
hensive knowledge of the sciences
and a wide knowledge of human
beings, because "there is no group!
that gets so close to human beings,"
Dean Hugh Cabot of the Medical
school, speaking on "Medicine, a Pro-
Ifession," outlined the requisites, re-j
sponsibilities, duties, and possibili-
ties of medicine as a profession.
Of the two types of knowledge that
a doctor must possess, the acciuaint-
anceship with man apart from the
workings of his body.-or that
branch of knowledge which is not
reducible to a science,---is the more
fundamental. "Of course it is im-
portant to know what disease the man
has, but it is more important to know
what man the disease has," Dean !
Cabot said, emphasizing the point that
'diseases react differently on individ-
In answering thec question of "what

"I don't think that any of us are here
in an altruistic mood,, however," he
continued, "and to most of us there!
comes a distinct feeling that we want1
something for our service, and that
generally is expressed in terms of
money. But what we really want arei
abiding satisfactions, things that
stick. One gets it out of any work
well done, but there is no field in
which this is more true than in medi-
Finally, there is the opportunity for
constructive idealism the speaker
concluded. "To me, ideals are posi-
tive, concrete things; things that are
always with you, always ahead of you.
Friends may go, success may desert,
you, your children may grow up and
leave you, but ideals are always with
you, a goal to which you can con-
stantly strive and by which you can
measure your success."

Yost, Scott, and Campbell Address
State Journalists As Annual
Conventlon Opens
Deriving his title, "The Cloak and
the Book," from a biblical text, Prof.
W. D. Henderson, director of the Uni-
versity extension service, urged the
delegates to the high school editors
convention at their banquet last night
at the Union to 'read proper books as
a source of education.
After first explaining the "Cloak"
as representing material luxury, Pro-
fessor Henderson stated, "a reader of
books and a thinker thereon is edu-
cated. Read three types of books:
books of your profession, books for
your information, and books for your
recreation." He emphasized that the
order of life is changing, and that to
live properly one must read modern
as well as older books.
Tells Requisite of Book
Professor Henderson ae dthe
three requisites for "a book that will
live" as: good style, treatment of the
constant and the vital, and trueness
to human nature.
This morning at 9 o'clock the jour-
nalists will assemble to hear two
editors talk, and then continue with
group discussions until noon. On the
afternoon program is a lecture, a tour
of the campus, and tea for the women
deleghtes at the Betsy Barbour dormi-
tory. A business meeting at 4;15
o'clock will conclude the convention.
At this time cups will be awarded to
the winning publications and the offi-
cers for the coming year will be
The luncheon yesterday noon at
which Prof. John L. Brumm was
toastmaster opened the convention.
Dean John R. Effinger, of the literary
college, gave the initial welcome to
the members of the association. In-
stead of giving the keys of the yni-
versity, Dean Effinger stated, the
doors would be left unlocked. He
stressed a good general and cultural
education as the best foundation for
any profession, especially for journal-
ism. "The technical part of journal-
ism is easily learned," he added, "and
the important thing in writing is what
message you have to convey rather
than the manner in which you con-
vey it."
Prof. F. N. Scott, head of tre
rhetoric department, gave the hist6ry
of journalism in the University, and
personal incidents of his first at-
tempts at writing. After the luncheon,
in the first assembly, Professor
Brumm talked on "Leadership." He
stated that a man is educated when
he is 'able to recognize human worth
on sight.
Mayor Welcomes Delegates
The banquet last night was opened
by a welcome from the city by Mayor
Robert A. Campbell, treasurer of the
University. The speakers were intro-
duced by Toastmaster Shirley W,
Smith, secretary of the University.
William Diener, '26, president of Sig-
ma Delta Chi further welcomed the
Director Fielding H. Yost gave a
review of Michigan's athletic per-
formances in the last few years, and
commented on the widespread Michi-
gan spirit he found while traveling.
The Michiga athletic plant is most
complete from all points of view, the
coach said.
The two journalists who willgive
the principal talks this morning, are

both former Michigan students. Lee
A. White, '10, of the Detroit News, is
speaking on "Yesterday and Today in
High School Publications," and V. V.
McNitt, ex-'04, will talk on "Rewards
in Journalism.
MADISON, Wis., March 5.--Wiscon-
sin made it two in a row over Michi-
gan by defeating the latter 2 to 0 at
hockey here tonight. Several minor
iijuries handicapped Michigan, and
gave the Badgers the advantage in a
hard game.


same five nien that have brought Iassociation, organized locally three I Mr. Maurer joined the Socialist La-
Michigan to within striking distance years ago when George W. Wicker- bor party 28 years ago, and the So-
of the championship after the hopes sham appeared under its auspices. j cialist party four years ater. lie has
of even the staunchest supporters Dr. Hudson, who holds the Benmis been a delegate to every national con-
were shattered. professorship at Harvard, has an ex-
Captain Dick Doyle, who went on a tensive reputation as an authority on tn the lat party ev
rampage in the last two games, will I international law and Mr. Darrow,
step to the center circle opposite best known to the public as a crimi- Mr. Maurer was the Socialist candi-
"Cookie" Cunningham, upon whom nal lawyer, is now devoting much of date for governo' of Pennsylvania.
the Buckeyes championship hopes his time to vigorous opposition to the He was a state and national comnuit-
rest, while the two "Eddies," Chain- World court and the League of Na- teenman for his party for five yea.s
bers and Reece, will play the forward ti(ions. As both men are able speak- and has served ten years as a member
jobs, and Frank Harrigan and "Doug" ers, a close contest is expected. of the National Executive committee.
(Sinn will handle time defensive posi- ' ike was editor of a lahom' pape'r amid
The order of speeches will be as fol-
tions. lows: Dr. Hudson, 30 minutes; Air. Ito fit Pap"rs heFiast"'e
Three Iii Raice Darrow, 40 minutes; Dr. Hudson, 30 author of two boons, ""'le Far Last",
Michigan's 32-31 defeat at Columbus minutes; Mr. Darrow, 20 minutes. and "The American Cossack".
two weeks ago was largely due to the To defray expenses, tickets for the In 1910, 1914, and 1916, Mr. Maurer
reckless manner in which Cunning- debate will be sold at a nominal price was elected a member of the general
ham sent the ball through the net, and and all profits will go to University assembly of the state of Pennsylvania.
Coach Mather will probably delegate alumnae for the benefit of the League In 1917, Governor Brumbaugh ap-
to Frank Harrigan the task of tagging building. Tickets will go on sale next pointed Mr. Maurer chairman of the
the Buckeye star about the court to- week. state old age assistance comuission,
night. Harrigan's three opponents The faculty council of the League to which he was reappointed by Gov-
have scored but tio field goals on association, in addition to bean Ca- ; ernor Sproul in 1920, and again by
him in the last three encounters, bot includes the following; President Governor Pinchot in 1923 and 1925. in
Bemr, of Wisdonsin, caging one in two Emeritus H. B. Hutchins, Dean H. M. 1920 he was elected a member of' the
games, and Daugherty, of Illinois. Bates of the Law school, Dean Alfred Anmeican Commission o Comditiois
sinking the other one. i. Lloyd of tie Graduate scmool, Dean Ireland, and nmade a tour of Europe
Three other schools that are still E. E. Day of the School of Business with the American senminar, under the
in the championship race will see ac- Administration, Prof. J. S. Reeves of direction of Sherwood Eddy, in 1921.
tion tonight, Indiana meeting Illinois the political science department, Prof.1 During his 45 years of activity in
at Champaign and Purdue facing 1C. H. Van Tyne of the history depart- I labor movements, Mm. Maurer has lee-
Northwestern at Evanston. Illinois, j inent, Prof. F. W. Kelsey of the Latin tiured in many of the states of the
Purdue and Indiana must will their depamtment, Prof. C. H. Cooley of the Union, and has contributed articles
remaining games to finish in first sociology department, Prof. C. T. John- to many newspapers and magazines,
place. ston of the geodesy department, Prof. among which were hearst's, New
E. D. Dickinson of the Law school, York American, Atlantic Monthly, and
i Prof. L. A. Strauss of the English The Nation.
PI 1[1-1 KAP l ld department, Prof. O. J.. Campbell of Mr. Maurer was born in Reading,
the English department and Prof. W. Pa., 62 years ago, and is a descendant
EII A. Frayer of the history department. of old American stock. At six years
1s___ILLSCHOOL__[1901Lof age lie became a newsboy; at eight,
hlie was hired out on a farm; at ten, he
Warning Issued became a factory worker; at 15, a
Telling of methods for the prepara-i machinist's apprentice, and since the
tion of students before they reach col- AgainSt MCaSleS age of 16 has been a member of tin'
lege so as to be better fitted for high- ranks of organized labor.
er education, Principal Russel Thomn- Ten student cases of German From March 17 to 20, Paul Blan-
as and Superintendent John S. Page measles have been reported at the shard, '14, field secretary of the
of the Howell, Michigan, schools spone Health service since Monday. Some League for Industrial Democracy, with
before the regular meeting of Phi fear of an outbreak of the disease is headquarters in New York city, will
Delta Kappa, national educational expressed by Dr. Warren E. Forsythe, be in Ann Arbor under the auspics
fraternity, last night. director. of the Round Table club. Mr. Blan-
Mr. Thomas spoke on "A student I The three week period which clap- shard will speak before classes and
Union in the High School,' saying ses between the exposure to and the fraternities on such subJects as "The
tha. such a system created greater cf- final development of that contagion Ch'inese Student Strikes," "Soviet ius-
ficiency, raised the moral tendency imakes it an especially difficult one to sia", and "Around the World in Steer-
t he members, made for greater co- control, Dr. Forsythe says. Ile warns age."
operation between faculty and stu- all students with unexplained swell-
dents, and created greater loyalty to ins behid the ears to report imi- -
the school in general. The Union mediately to the infirmary.
regulates dances, eligibility, and gei- The last epidemic here was in 1916- TO Appet d
eral student activities through a st u- 117 when more than 80 students were Today
dent council formed of members and 7 sick. German measles is not danger-
of an advisory board of the faculty. ous but is troublesome and spreads - Dr. Leo Zaetzeff, professor of For-
Mr. Page spoke on "Testing Pro- rapidly. eigil Law at the University of Berlin.
gr'antsin the Grades.'' ivino- the, nrinii- . 0f 1#'i11 ,:4 OP0 n#' f P -,n,,'c,' 14

(By Associated Press)
WASHINGTON, March 5.-An ad-
ministration program for sweeping
reorganization of the government pro-
hibition enforcement activities were
taken up 'today by the JHouse ways
and means committee while the wets
and drys continued their charges and
counter accusations against each
Creation of a second bureau in the
treasury department was provided forj
iii a bill introduced by Representative
Caanton, Republican, Michigan, layed
before the committee as an immediate
and essential step toward enforce-
mnent by Assistant Secretary Andrews
in charge of prohibition agencies.
On time floor of the House, misrep-
resentation was carripd by both sides
of tho controversy. Representative
Griffin, Dem., New York, urging modi-
fication of the Volstead act, and as-
sailing the Anti-Saloon league, said
it should be called the "Total Abstin-
ence League." Representative Steven-
son, Dem., from Colorado, attacked
the New York members position, ap-
pealing for modification on the basis
of personal liberty and ."high strung
MWeanwhile, Assistant Secretary An-
drews sent an order to prohibition
administrators to ask the country a
national organization and special
board of experts to cope with the in-
dustrial alcohol situation which he
said is "one of the biggest problems
in the area east of the Ohio and north
of the Potomac."


sort of Persons does the worid want 13 BENEFICIA L
and deserve as its practitioners?" he -
! gave as the first requisite, character. SA YS COOLIDGE
"To withstand the buffets and disap-
pointnments of the profession, he must WASHINGTON, March 5.-President
be a sturdy idealist; he must possess Coolidge is conv.ced that this coun-
a rugged honesty. and an integrity I try faces continued prosperity and
which is often called an intellectualIthat the recent drop in security val-
integrity." The second qualification ues on the stock market benefited the
is an adequate amounut of knowledge market rather than forecasted any
so that his patients can feel 'relatively slump in industry.
certain that his learning and his de- I The drop in the market early in the
ductiows are based oil facts that oan-week, in his opinion, had a stabilizing
not be shaken by the whims of the effect and had the tendency of placing
moment, the market on a more sound founda-
One of the greatest possibilites of Ition.
the profession is that of service, the Biusiness conditions on tie outlook
speaker said, whichis a desire to were discussed at today's cabinet ses-
serve miankind that both may benefit. sion, the President receiving an opti-
nmistic report for Postmaster General
CHOOSE ALUMNI 1 New, from Secretary Davis of the
Labor department.*
G ROUP TO STUDY Reporting as to the value of fiscal
A CA DEl IC RANK 'esearch in fifty important cities, Mr.
New said that the total for last month
--- was 8 per cent greater than in Febru-
Comuplying wIth suggestions raised ary 1925. In January, they exceeded
at the meetinig of fratermity alnummi Ii'eceipts of time correspomnding monthds
and house presidents with President of 1925 by 62.7 per cent.
Clarence Cook Little last January in I Mr. Davis advised th'e executive that
the Union, at which time it was plan- while strikes were in progress.in
ned to appoint alumni committees to some localities there was .possibly no
aid in the solution of various student unemployment. With regards to con-
probleims, aninouncement has come ditions in the security market, the
from the office of the Dean of Students President holds to the view that, whileI
of the appohmtment of the scholarship there was speculation, it had not
comnuiittee. reached essential industries or com-?
O'ga nized to aid in the mamnten-' modities.
' once of a higher scholastic standing
among fratermties, the body is coim-
posed of Delos G;. Smith, Alpha Delta r'Or ' Opera
I Phi, chairmai; Frank W. Atkinson, <U,
D l hi;Arthur J. Tuttle, Sgmna 1 ust Be In Today
Alpha Epsilon; and Ezra W. Lock- -
wood, Zeta Psi. i All books for next year's Union
Announcemeit of the pe'sonmnel of opera must be turned in to Director
the remaining committees is being E. Mortimer Shuter some time today.
withheld pending the making of satis- The director will be in his office in
factory arrangements between Joseph the Mimes theater this morning. Sev-
A. Bursley, Dean of Students, and the eral books have already been submit-
( committee chairmen. ted.
Engineers Will Commemorate
Fiftieth Year Of Telephone


(By Associated Tress)
:PARIS, March 5.-The Chamber of
Deputies, working against odds in an
attempt to report the financial repara-
} tions budget to the senate tomorrow,
and before Premier Briand leaves for
Geneva tomorrow night, made consid-
crable progress today.
Tlie deputies passed articles in-
cieasing the tax on alcohol. However,


on almenduent proposing the organi-
zation of a corporation with 200,000,000
francs capital with the state owning
two-thirds of the stock for the exclu-
sive sale of petroleum and sugar
slowed up the work, invoking a long


In commemoration of' the fiftieth
anniversary of the telephone's prac-

ted by wire, will be presented to the
electrical engineering department by



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