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VOL. XXXVI. No. 125






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(ClBY Associated Pres.s)
PLYMOUTH, Vt., March 16.-
Ccl. John C. Coolidge continued
to grow weaker tonight, Dr. Al-
bert M. Cram, his physician, an-
nounced in a bulletin issued at
8 o'clock. The physician said
his patient had been unable to
take nourishment.
Aftera telephonedconference
with the nurse on duty at the
Coolidge home, Doctor Cram,
from his office in Bridgewater,
gave out this bulletin:
"Colonel Coolidge is very
weak tonight, even weaker than
when he was examined earlier
in the day. He has been unable
to take nourishment and has
taken his medicine with great





"ProfessorB rtlett lExpaiins Sources
Of Rubber And Operations Of
Rubber Plantations
"Michigan Night," the tenth of the
regular radio programs of the Uni-
versity, was broadcast last night over
stations WJR, the Jewett Radio and
Phonograph company of Pontiac, and
WCX, the Detroit Free Press. Last
night's program consisted of four dis-
cussions on topics of universal in-
terest and several musical numbers by
students of the University.
Prof. Arthur H. Blanchard of the
engineering college, who will be one
of the representatives of the United
States at the International Road con-
ference to be held next September, in
Milan, Italy, spoke on "Highway Im-
provement, a World Problem." Pro-
fessor Blanchard spoke of the work
of the conference and the highway
problems which will probably be dis-
cussed at this.year's meeting.
"Twenty million motor vehicles will
be in use in the United States during
1926," he stated. "The yearly increase
in the number of vehicles and chang-
es in transportation requirements will
create new problems in highway im-
provement. To efficiently solve these
problems will require comprehensive
research, and a constat ninterchange
of thought among engineers and
others in this field."
Prof. Harley H. Bartlett of the bot-
any department, spoke on "Rubber."
lie explained the sources of rubber
and the operation of the plantations.
"The Critics of Newspapers" was
the subject of the talk given by Prof.
John L. Brumm of the journalism de-
partment. In his talk he defended the
newspapers against the flood of criti-
cism which they receive from all sides.
He described the tremendous amount
,of work done by the papers in the
space of a few hours, showing that
mistakes are certain to occur in the
"If criticism be a form of flattery,
then the American newspaper should
stand unrivalled In pride of calling,
for everybody, more or less, seems w
have taken occasion to exercise his
vocabulary in condemning it," Profes-
sor Brumm said.
The fourth radio talk of the pro-
gram was given by Maj. Deinold Mel-
berg, who is command of the Re-
serve Officers Training corps of the
University. In his talk, he answered
the critics of military training in the
universities, by showing the advan-
tages offered to students enrolled in
the courses other than merely the
military training.
T he musical part of the program
was furnished by a qua rtet con-
prised of Ralph Ehilers, '27, 'Thomas
Montgomery, '26, Otto Koch, '27, and
.Charles Higley; '26, who sang several
groups of popular Michigan songs.
The next radio program of the Uni-
versity will be broadcast on March 30.
Tfhe programs are arranged under the
direction of Waldo Abbot of the rhet-
oric department.
Qualifies For
Study In Paris
Announcement was made last night
by Prof. Emil Lorch of the Archlitecc-
tural college that Carl Belser, '25A,
who is now a graduate student at
Harvard, has been awarded second
place in the qualifying contest for
the Paris prize architectural compe-
tition. The prize is a three-year schol-
arslip in Paris. The final selections
are to be made in the near future,
Professor Lorch stated.
Union Dance For
Friday Cancele
No membership dance will be held

at the Union next Friday due to the
Frosh Frolic which will be given in
the assembly hall that evening. The
regular Union dance will be held Sat-
urday night.


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Affiri'ative And Negative Teams Which
W ll Oppose hhlini And Badgers
Prepare For Encounter
Michigan's debate teamuis which will
meet Illinois and Wisconsin Friday
night in the annual Midwest debates
are now receiving final training, Coach
G. E. Densmore announced yesterday.i
Prof. Thomas C. Trueblood, Ralph
Harlan, and Carl Brandt are helping
to prepare the teams for the compe-
tition Friday night.
The affirmative team composed of
Albert Stern, '27L, Robert S. Miller,
'27, and James T. Herald, '28, will de-
bate the Illinois trio in Hill audi-
torium, while the negative team com-
posed of Emanuel Harris, '27, Ray-
mond Olson, '27, and Hugo Hustad
'26, will meet the Wisconsin trio at
The question for debate is, "Re-
solved: that the tendency to central-
ize power and responsibility in the
federal government should be op-
Professor Trueblood announced yes-
terday that Michigan has a wider ad-
vantage over Ilinois in wins than
over Wisconsin. Wisconsin was the
first of the Big Ten schools to officially,
engage Michigan in Varsity debate.
Michigan won, and the two teams did,
not meet again fo' 11 years. The Mid-,
west league, however, has effected a{
closer bond between the two schools.
The negative team will leave Ann
Arbor tomorrow, and according to
schedule, will arrive in Madison early
Friday morning.
Program Arranged
For Entertainment,
At Union Banquet
Entertainment for the basketball
banquet at the Union tomorrow night
has been arranged, it was announced
yesterday by Harry Koenig, '26, gen-
eral chairman. The entire program
includes speakers, headed ly T. Haw-
ley Tapping, field secretary of the
alumni association, a campus orches-
tra, and three local vaudeville acts.
Wilcox orchestra has been engaged
for the evening, instead of the Unionl
I orchestra, as previously announced.
The team of Stanley Lewy, '28L, and
Thomas Dougall, '28, will do a fancy
! dancing act. Robert Moore, '26, and
Donald Williams, '28, will render a
number of banjo selections, and Phil-
ip Culkin, '28, baritone, will sing.
Invitations to the banquet were
mailed yesterday to members of the
basketball squad and swimming team,
Coach E. J. Mather and Coach Matt
' Mann,.
Tickets for the banquet, which were
placed on sale at the Union yesterday
foi. the first time, were purchased in
large numbers throughout the day.

Sixth President Stated United States
Was Cautiously iniependent Of
European Entanglements
(By Associated Press)
CHICAGO, March 16.-Efforts to in-
duce America to join the World court
show history repeatin.g itself for'
similar efforts were made a century
ago. Sen. Henrik Shipstead, of Min-
nesota, told the Cook county Repub-
lican centTal committee tonight.
One hundred years ago when the
idea of political democracy was chal-
lenging the old order of political
autocracy, he said, Europe entered in-
to a series of treaties finally termi-,
nating in the "holy league of peace"
and the congress of Aix-la-Chapelle,
which the United States was asked to{
join. In July, 1820, John Quincy
Adams, in instructions to the Ameri-
can anbassador to St. Petersburg,
said regardinsg the league of peace:
"The political system of the United
States is essentially extra-European.
To stand in firm and cautious inde-
pendence of all entanglements in thej
European system has been a cardi-
nal point of their policy from the peace
of 1783 to this day.
"Yet in proportion as the import- 1
ance of the United States, as one of
the members of the general society of
civilized nations, increases in the f
eyes of the others, the difficulties of
maintaining this system and the
temptations to depart from it increase.
and multiply."
This pronouncement was followed
by enunciation of the Monroe Doc-
trine, said Senator Shipstead, and

(By As~ociated Press)
WASHINGTON, March 16.-The ad-,
ministration's b ll to create a bureau
of prohibition ix the treasury depart-
ment, bearing the approval of the
anti-Saloon Leakue and prohibition
leaders generally, was approved to-
day by the House ways and means
The measure is the first proposed'
major change in the prohibition law
to be reported out of committee since
passage of the Volstead act. It will
receive the legislative right of way
and be taken up ih the House in the
near future.
While it is designed to strengthen
the prohibition !enforcement- machin-
ery, its consideration will at least
open the flood gates of general prohi-
bition debate, amid may serve as the
vehicle by which wet members can
get before the Huse, in the forms of
amendments, the r many and varied
proposals for 1 teralization of the
general prohibiti n law. Heretofore
these proposals lave been smothered
in committee.
The bill was i troduced by Chair-
man Green of the ways and means
committee. In a dition to creating al
prohibition burea*, it would set up in
the treasury dep4rtment a bureau of
customs, and the }two units would be
administered 'by commissio'ners ap-
pointed by the secretary of the treas-
ury at salaries of $8,000 a year. The
personnel of both bureaus, excepting;
the higher officials, would be suject
to the civil service regulations.
During hearings by the committee,
Assistant Secretary Andrews, in,
charge of prohibition enforcement,
endorsed the bill providing a much-
needed realignment of enforcement

Author Ihavs Attended Practicaily All
Rehearsals; First Local
Because of the unusual demand for I
seats before the first production,!
Masques announced yesterday that!
there would be a Friday night per-1
formance of "Why Marry?", the Pu-
litzer Prize play by Jesse Lynch Wil-
liams, holder of the fellowship in
Creative Arts. Although there are
still seats available for the perform-
ances tonight and Thursday, the de-,
mand was so constant that it was
decided to give a Friday night per-
This will be the first local presen-
tation of one of Mr. Williams' plays,
and, as the author has attended prac-
tically all of the rehearsals and aided
in the interpretations, the production
is promised as an authoritative one.
The play is being directed by Phyl-
I lis Loughton, '23, former stage mana-
ger of the Bonstelle company, who
also directed "Great Catherine" for
Comedy club. The cast, which was
chosen from more than 50 tryouts
l from all of the campus dramatic or-.
ganizations by Miss Loughton and Mr.
Williams, includes Lillian Bronson,y
'27; Dale Shafer, '26; Margaret Effin-
ger, '26; John flassberger; Valentine
Davies, '27; Margaret Geddes '26;
and Kenneth King, '26, all of whom
I have had previous experience in localy
Special scenery for the production
was designed by Valentine Davies, and
built and painted by Fred MacPherson
and Otto Selheller who have construct-

Mlore than 25 students re-
spondled' to the appeal of the
University hospital published in
yesterday's issue of The Daily,
and volunteered to donate blood
to assist in the treatment of a
six year old girl desperately ill
with influenzal meningitis. A
donor had been secured, how-
ever, and the transfusion per-
formed late Monday night. Late
yesterday the hospital reported
that the patient was doing asy
well as could be expected.
The appeal was made for a
male student who had recently
recovered from grippe who was
willing to provide blood for the
treatment. Blood that had re-
cently been infected by grippe
was required. Between 7 and
10 o'clock there were 14 volun-,
teers, and as many more offered
j their services later in the day.


Question Of Germany's Entrance Into
League Of Nations Hangs Upon
Expected Decision
(By Associated Press)
GENEVA, March 16.-The allied and
German statesmen are awaiting wordI
from Rio Janiero, and on this decisionj
of the Brazilian government depends
the question of whether Germany willj
enter the League of Nations at this


added, this was reaffirming the for Business Adininislration School Read ed sets for the Union operas of the
Wil policy of George Washington and ill Consider W4rth Of Technical past five years.
the policy to which we have adhered Preparatlobi For Life "Why Marry?" is described as a
for 140 years." light comedy, filled with humor of the
LECTURE SIXTH IN SERIES highest type, Mr. Williams being noted
Jessie Bonstelle Ifor this type of writing, and being one
eof the few playwrights to produce
Gives Short Talk Just what value may be placed on a high comedy on the American stage.
definite collegiate preparation for a According to the author, the play
AyCbusiness career will be discussed in tells "how to attain, remain and re-
a lecture on "Collegiate Preparation , frain, from marriage." It was award-
Miss Jessie Bonstelle, director of fDed the first Pulitzer prize in 1917, as
the Bonstelle Playhouse in Detroit, the best play of the season by an
spoke informally on the more recent Day of the School of Business Admin- ; American author.
trends of the modern theater last ! istration, this afternoon at 4:15 o'- Tickets are available at the box of-
night at the Lawyers' club. clock in Natural Science auditorium. face of the Mimes theater, and are
Miss Bonstelle touched upon the The contribution which a professional priced at 50 and 75 cents. All seats
birth of the drama in the church, and j training can make to the possibility are reserved.
traced the recent developments of the of success in the industrial world will
theater which show the great influ- be treated by Dean Day. WJ s WilJ1
ence it can exert in furthering reli- This lecture is open to all students I" ''tW l
gion. Miss Bonstelle strongly empha- on the campus who are interested in iFear Campbell
sized the unwholesome effect of un- preparing themselves for a life work.
clean plays such as "What Price It is the sixth lecture in the series of I
Glory," "Desire Under the Elms," and "Life Work" lectures which has been Prof. Oscar J. Campbell of the, Eng-
"They Knew What They Wanted." arranged by the vocational counsel lish department will deliver two lee-
She pointed out how much better the committee'of the Student Christian as- tures today and tomorrow at the Uni-
plays would have been had their sociation. Men such as Dean Hugh Ca- versity of Wisconsin. The subject of
authors utilized their gifts to write ' bot of the Medical school, and Dean the two talks will be Shakespeare's
the best type of drama. Day, who are acknowledged leaders romantic comedies.
"The theater has a tremendous in their fields, have been secured to Professor Campbell will trace the
power to make human beings happier give talks on their chosen professio development of the comedies of Shake-
and better," Miss Bonstelle conclud- to students who are contemplating en-' speare from the time when the poet
ed. "Many theatrical producers want I tering that particular field.. was largely under the Italian influ-
to produce the best type of plays, but The next address on "Advertising As I ence to the period of his mature and
feel they are not wanted by the pub- a Life Work," will be given by Gor- most original work.
lic. don Kingsbury, advertising manager i
of the Kelvinator company of Detroit. BUCHAREST.-The government is.
In addition to arranging these lec- understood to have decided to dissolve
Texas Receives tures the vocational counsel commit-- Parliament March 27.
More Revenues tee maintain an office in Lane hall
where students who are dissatisfied DUBLIN. -- Eamon De Valera has
AUSTIN, Texas,Marh with their present choice of a life work resigned the presidency of the Sinn
ctine , t oarch 16.-oeve- Ican obtain assistance in picking an- Fein.
nues etpo IT omtes other or in ironing out their difficul-
of the University of Texas from the ties. Appointments can be made with Har *
school's oil lands, but the university any member of the faculty through; arVar d .a0- ysiCu
regents are faced with peculiar prob- this committcc. A member of the com Of Ultra-Viol
lens in applying this income to the mittee will be at Lane hall every aft-
needs of the institution. An addi- ernoon during the week to assist any
tional $238,065 was paid by two operat- student who wishes to obtain inter- Showing the effects of ultra-violet
ing companies yesterday, bringing the views or professional advice. i the growth and development
total receipts from oil royalties up to ;_ght__n__h__gigto

The agreement between the allied
delegates and the Germans is that if
by 10 o'clock Wednesday morning,
when the assembly will convene, a
message has not arrived authorizing
Afranio Mello Franco, the Brazilian
delegate, to vote for Germany, Sir
Austen Chamberlain, British foreign
secretary, immediately will move ad-
journment until the next assembly of,
the question of Germany's election.
Brazil had not abandoned her atti-
tude of opposition to Germany, so
far as known today, and so convinced
was the Council of the League that
no answer would come in the next
three days, that it voted with great
reluctance to postpone all action on
Germany's application for League
membership and for a permanent seat
in the Council as exacted by the Lo-1
carno accords.
The belief is held among the dele-
gates that unless a miracle happens,'
Germany will remain outside the
League at least until next September,
which is the month in which the
League assembly next convenes.
Sell All Tickets
For Frosh Frolic
Filling the Union ball room to ca-!
pacity, more than 275 couples willE
attend the Frosh Frolic which will be
held there Friday night, the final re-
port of the ticket committee indicates.
All tickets. have been sold. The ma-
jority of those attending are mem-
bers of the first year clAss.
PARIS.-Raoul Peret, new financeI
minister, is optimistic over the condi-
tion of the French treasury.
ROME.-Compulsory arbitration of
.all labor disputes is required in a bill
passed by the Italian Senate.
st Shows Effects
et On Plants, Animals
to chickens, but may be applied to
any of the members of the animal or
the plant kingdoms

Former Student Member Phi Beta
Rappa, Later Attended
Columbia, Harvard
Paul Blanshard, '14, field secretary
of the League for Industrial Democ-
racy of New York, and contributing
editor of the Nation, will open a four-
day series of lectures on social prob-
lems of the United States and the
world, by addressing two public meet-
ings today. At 4:15 o'clock this af-
ternoon, in University Hall auditorium,
he will deliver his first address of the
series by speaking on the subject of
"China's Fight for Freedom." HIis
second address will be given at 8
o'clock tonight in the Newberry all
on the subject "Around the World in
Steerage." Mr. Blanshard is com-
ing to Ann Arbor under the joint aus-
pices of the Round Table club and
the Student Christian association.
Mr. Blanshard, while a student at
the University of Michigan, was elect-
ed to membership in Phi Beta Kappa,,
honorary scholastic fraternity, and
Delta Sigma Rho, honorary forensic
society. After graduating in 1944from
the literary college, he did two years
post graduate work at Harvard and
Columbia universities. He later served
as a pastor of a Boston Congregational
church, and then entered the labor
movement, with which he has been as-
sociated ever since. He became or-
gamizer for the Analgamated Textile
workers, and organizer and edica-
tional director in Rochester, N. Y., for
the Amalgamted Clothing workers.
During his three years of eductonal
work with the unions of the American
Federation of Labor and the clothing
workers of Rochester, he has devel-
oped a number of experimets in
workers' education.
Mr. Blanshard is the author of
many magazine articles and pam-
phlets, and recently wrote a book en-
titled "An Outline of the British La-
bor Movement." He has visited Eu-
rope three times, on which trips he
made studies of the British labor
movement and the Italian Fascisti. He
is also a member of the Congrega-
tional Social Service commission. He
is a brother of Brand Blanshard, who
was a professor of philosophy in the
University last year.
During the last two years, Mr. Blan
shard has lectured to more than 75,000
college students in many of the lead-
ing American universities, and to
many churches, service club, , labor
organizations, forums, and women's
groups. He has just returned from
a trip around the world, on which he
studied social movements in Japan,
I Soviet Russia, Denmark, and Great
Britain. Mr. Blansharl went on this
world trip, which lasted a year, as a
steerage passenger, and it is his ex-
periences on this trip of which he
will speak tonight. Among the differ-
ent lectures which Mr. Blanshrard de-
livers throughout th United States
are "The Coming of Industrial De-
mocracy," "Stopping the Next War,"
"Labor and the Church," and "Pub
lie Ownership Here and Abroad."
Mr. Blanshard will also speak in
iAnn Arbor tomorrow, Friday and Sat-
urday. He will address Prof. Everett
1 S. Brown's class in national politics,
at 11 o'clock tomorrow morning,on

the subject of "The Oriental Attitude
Toward Our Immigration Policy."
"Soviet Russia" will be lis subject
at 4:15 o'clock tomorrow afternoon
in Natural Science auditorium. At
7:30 o'clock tomorrow night at the
Union, he will address Prof. Lowell
J. Carr's class in Social Problems.
He will speak on "Industrial Democ-
racy" at 4:15 o'clock Friday afternoon
in the Natural Science auditorium,-
and at 10:30 o'clock Saturday morning
at the Union he will conclude his
serieq of lectures by speaking on
e ''Students in Industry.'
In addition to these lectures, Mr.
t Blanshard will speak before several
a of the fraternities at their luncheons
and dinnners, on various socal prob-
lems in which the men may be inter-
ested. Plans are also being made to
r have him speak before the Negro-
e Caucasian club.
,t "Mr. Blanshard is coming to Ann
Arbor primarily to interest and ac-
quaint students of the various social
3I nrolems of the TUnited States and


Invitations Disguised As Summons,
Startle Unsuspecting Recipients

Classes in various buildings on the
campus were abruptly interrupted and
lectures temporarily suspended yes-
terday and Monday by the invasion of
uniformed police officers. As the lat-
ter stalked towards the front of each'
room announcing a court'summons for
the professor or instructor in charge,
laughs, titters, and remarks emanated
from the class after the first moment
of surprise had passed.
Some professors were seen to pale,
some reddened, and still others wore

classes were said to have thought
that a "frame-up" for a news story
was being arranged when the officerl
entered the class, and some went so,
far as to begin taking notes.
Prominent students in nearly every
fraternity on the campus were sub-
poenaed Monday and yesterday atI
meal times, and a few more will be
"summoned" today. Even the sanctity
of fraternity meetings was temporaily
disrupted in some instances, the po-
lice being determined to deliver their

Traffic was resumed on the Mich-
igan Central railroad between Ann
Arbor and Ypsilanti Monday night
when train No. 4, bound from Chicago
to Detroit and due in Ann Arbor at
7:07 o'clock, passed the scene of Mon-E
day's freight wreck although work-
men were busy all day yesterday clear-,
ing. away the debris and repairing the
Wrecked cars were either pulled
along the ditch on the south side of
the track, or pushed to the river bank

of plants, animals, and human beings,
Prof. W. J. Bovie of the bio-physics H speaker explained that ultra-violet
department of Harvard university, de-I light was composed of a wave length
livered an illustrated lecture under too short for the human eye to see,
the auspices of the L Merrill-Palmer and that this particular length could
school last night, in the Natural Sci- ,not penetrate plate glass. As a re-
Cook Ltl p"'reside vet Clarence sult the chickens that were kept in
Cook Little presided over the meeting the green house had not received
mand introduced the speaker. these ultra-violet rays, and were
Professor Bovie described at lengthI therefore under developed. He then
the results of his experiments with described many experiments that
the ultra-violet rays on chickens. The I demonstrated the effect of the light on
tests covered three groups of fowl growth and differentiation.
The first had been raised in a green "Plants," he said, "grow faster in


house and not allowed to run in the the dark. At the same time light is
air dutside. The second group had needed if they are to differentiate o
been given the freedom of the sunlight mature. Potato sprouts grown in the
and fresh air, and the third had been dark lack both color and leaves, but
treated with a mercury arc light in are far taller than those that are ex-
quartz. At the end of a set period of I posed to the light."

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