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Setting dates for spring events
riel as yet provided for, the Stu-
dent council, at its meeting last
I night, designated Wednesday,
May 12, as campus elections day;
Sunday, May 2, as Cane day; and
Wednesday, May 5, as Swing Out.
The proposi-I new constitu-
tion for the council, drawn up byj
Charles Oakman, '26, and George
Ross, Jr., '26, and submitted two
weeks ago, was again postponed
for further investigation before
final ado ntion However. if an

{piJt4 atvJJ , . *.&wefl J. a, p -
Thinks Chinese Should Send Students proved by the council next weekt
Here To Teach AmericansIs hew To the offices to be filled by the
Fight For Social Justice I elections of May 12 will be alter-
ed in order to permit the inau-
American guration of the new regime nexti
Immediate withdrawal of meicn all.j
troops from Chinese territory was ad-
vocated by Paul Blanshard, '14, in
his opening lecture in University Hall1
auditorium yes t e r d a y afternoon,C
peasking on the subject of "China's TE
Fight for Freedom."
Mr. Blanshard said that the respon-
sibility of riots and disorders in dhina
today is very largely on the foreign)
troops themselves, and claims that the BrandH Squad To Leave This Morning
western powers have occupied China;BrntSq adgeeThisng
by force, and that- they ar now pay- r eage M idWs
ing the price of their imperialist League Meet
He spoke of being in Shanghai dur- ILLINI WILL COME HERE;
ing the great strike of last summer,
sand said that he was convinced that . Michigan's negative team in the
the student movement, which causedss
the upheaval, is as fundamentally Midwest debate league composed of
right as the Boston Tea Party was Emanuel Harris, '27, Raymond Olson,
right. 1 '27, and Hugo Hustad, '26, will entrain
"The Chinese student movement is this morning for Madison where it.
an inspiring movement," he said, "be- will meet the University of Wisconsin 1
cause the students are making great trio tomorrow night. Carl Brandt, of |
sacrifices for the working, people as the public speaking department, willc
well as for the nation." They are accompany the debaters as coach.-
working for better labor conditions, The debaters from the University oft
wages in China being the lowest in the I Illinois who will meet the Michigan
world, according to Mr. Blanshard. affirmative team tomorrow night in1
He offered for an example of these Hill auditorium are scheduled to ar-
low wages little boys and girls work- rive here late tonight. The personnelr
ing for as long as fifteen hours a day of the visiting team will be: Elizabethc
for onl fifteen cents a day. J. Turnell, '28. Herbert T. Owen, '27,
He believes that the Chinese stu- and C. Kenneth Thies, '27, according
dents ought to send missionaries to to a letter received yesterday by Prof.
our American universities to teach Thomas C. Trueblood, of the public
our American students how to fight speaking department.
for social justice. They are not in- Emerson W. Miller, of Wooster col-x
terested in Bolshevism, but becausei lege, Ohio, will be the judge of the -
of their interest in the working man, debate here. The Michigan team 'to
they have been misunderstood and debate in Hill auditorium is composed
have been accused of being Bolshe- of: Albert Stern, '27L, Robert S. M -'
vistic. ler, '27, and James T. Herald, '28.j
He is particularly interested in the Harris, who was alternate in the
idea that the United States should Central league debate here, is theE
stop her imperialistic policy of send- only member of the negative team
ing soldiers to protect American in- who has varsity debate experience.1
vestments abroad, stating that we do For two years he was on the city
not send an army to Florida to rescue championship debating team at North-
our money when it is lost and we western high school, Detroit.P
ought not to adopt warlike measures Olson is ,a graduate of Nicholas
against Mexico or China. Senn high school of Chicago. At thist
In his evening lecture, Mr. Blan- school he received his first training
shard gave sonc intimate glimpses as a debater.f
of the living and working conditions
of the labor classes in Japan and Ft
Soviet Russia under the topic "Around
the World in Steerage." He adopted ° i
this means of t'ravel so that he might ~
better study the psychology and feel- f II EO B 1 t
ings of the lower classes of society. I
"The startling rapidity with which
the industrial system of Japan is MADISON, March 17.-Prof. Oscar
changing is very noticeable to the J. Campbell; of the English depart-
traveler," Mr. Blanshard remarked. ment of the University of Michigan,
"The same thing is happening in delivered the first of two lectures herea
Japan now that happened in England tonight. Professor Campbell took as1
in 1830-Japan is undergoing an 'in-i his subject the criticism of Shakes-
dustrial revolution,' and the people peare's plays.
are caught between the upper and tha The fact was brought out that"
nether millstone. They are pressed originally scholars analyzed the come-]
between the old feudal system and the dies of Shakespeare from an historicalt
new capitalism." Working conditions point of view, discussing the poet's
of the Japanese people are very bad work in relation to his predecessors
and are tolerated only because their and his contemporaries. At the pres-
condition on the old farms would be ent time, however, the scientific meth-
even worse, according to Mr. Blan- od is employed. Shakespeare's plays
shard. are now being studied with particular
He sees in the rising discontent of attention to their construction, the
the laboring classes of Japan a possi- process by which they were made.
bility of a quick social change if the Professor Campbell will give the
labor group can gain sufficient power. second of the two lectures tomorrow
This is, however, very much feared by night, continuing the discussion of
the existing government and is check- Shakespeare, with special emphasis
ed at every turn in an attempt to keep on the poet's romantic comedies.
it down. Although at the present time ,
Japan has not a military ally in the i!
world, Mr. Blanshard believes that she [TRIG FI
might declare war against'some other
power in order to prevent a rise atf
the laboring class, He also added thait T
if such a war ever should occur, un- I
derlying all other objectives would be
the struggle for the coal, iron and F. R. Burton, commissioner of pub-
other natural deposits of China, lic safety of Detroit, addressed archi-
Passing from Japan to Soviet Rus- tectural students on "Ethics of an
sia, the speaker gave several graphic Architect," at a smoker last night in
examples of the actual living condi- the Union. His talk dealt with some
tions of the peasants in Siberia who of his experiences and the relation an
are living in almost unbelievable pov- architect should feel toward public
certy. He described the condition of safety. Lunch and entertainment were

Qne Siberian woman who was support- provided following the speech.
ing six children, her husband having Mr. Burton was entertained at din-
starved during the recent famine. All ner last night by some of the members
seven of them lived in one room, ate of the architectural faculty and senior
nothing but potatoes and bread and class.
slept on hard boards. When asked
whether her condition was any differ--
ent now than under the regime of the O I

GERM Y KEPT OUT Col. Coolidge
Sinks Slowly,
AS ASEMY ENDS Report Shows
(By Ass.octated Press)
WO K N IL FAY UTVt.,March 17.-The
ife of Col. John C. Coolidge tonight
Shung by a slender thread. In his mod-
I CHIEF OBJECT OF GATHERING est farm house home here, the Presi-
THUS REMAINS UNAC. dent's father, worn by much illness,
COMPLISHED was sinking slowly. Today his physi-
cian, Dr. Albert M. Cram, of Bridge-
BRAZIL PERSISTENT water, gave but slightrassurance to
anxious neighbors and friends.
Unable to take any nourishment
Chamberlain, Others Regret Fallure except a few drops of coffee, Colonel
Of Aims; Italy Alone Is Coolidge grew gradually weaker, re-
Unregretful ports from the sickroom said. The
--most favorable symptoms in his case,
(By Associated Press) his physician said, was the fact that
GENEVA, March 17.-The assembly heart action, temperature, and lungs
remained normal. There has been no
of the League of Nations ended its recent recurrence of the rapid pulse
labors today, and the principal object ,which alarmed the physician last
for which it had been convened re- Thursday night. After spending near-
mained unaccomplished. Germany's ly three hours with his patient, Dr.
election to the League has been post- Grain issued about mid-day the fol-
poned until the September session and, lowing bulletin:
"There is nothing new to be said
F necessarily, Germany has been con- of Colonel Colidge's condition this
pelled to forego the honor of a per- morning. His heart condition is fair
manent seat in the League council. and temperature and respiration near-
After ten days of negotiations, per- ly normal. He remains very weak as
suasions, pleadings, with the settle- he is unable to take any nourishment.
ment of many problems and the re--I "e is very comfortable when not
t Bdisturbed and bears what pain and
ttained her decision, which was decla- discomfortare necessary with great
ed to be irrevocable, to veto Ger- fortitude.
many's election unless she herself ws "No new developments are antici-
accorded a permanent seat in the pated during the next 24 hours."
"When the assemly met in the morn-
ing, ESenor Mello Franco announlced M
Brazil's decision, and immediately Sir
Austen Chamberlain, the British for- !
eign secretary, proposed postponementi
of Germany's election until the fall.
He spoke with great emotion about j U O ES E
the failure to attain the much-desired
object of the conference, and was fol- Belief In Washington That Meeting Of
lowed by other speakers. Lau Commission Will Be
Italy alone of all the great powers ;rt r Ielayed
represented permanently in the coun-j
cil refrained from joining in the ex-!
pression of regret that Germany iy EXPECT LONG SESSION
force of events had to content herself,
outside the League for the time being. (By Associated Press)
This silence of Mussolini's spokes- WASHINGTON, March 17.-On the
men, in striking contrast as it was to basis of information it has received,
-warm commendation of the attitude of s
the German statesment from Sir Aus- th-e Washington government is in-
ten Chamberlain, M. Briand, and Vis-- clined to regard the situation in Eu-
count Ishii, was the outstanding sub- rope as promising neither immediate
ject of comment in Geneva tonight nor material advancement in the di-
when all men were plainly worried rection of disarmament.
about the future of the League, be- The prevailing belief of informed
cause of fear that this setback would government officials tonight was that
be very difficult to overcome. the much discussed meeting of the
In the meantime, in fulfillment of League of Nations preliminary dis-
M. Briand's insistent demands at the armament commission will be still
session that the present constitution further delayed. Such action by the
of th-e League should be revised, soI League council is expected to follow
that a deadlock such as created by the postponement until September of
-Brazil's projected veto would hence- a decision on the admission of Ger-
forth be impossible, the council to- many to membership in the league.
night in secret session immediately at- As regards American participation
tacked the problem of revision of the 11in the disarmament meeting, it is vir-
statutes of the League. It decidd tually certain that it will remain as-
upon the immediate appointment of a sured so long as public opinion con-
special commission to probe the en- tinues favorable. On the other h'and,
tire problem, with the understanding it is realized that the prevailing sen-
that the commission will report to the timent in favor of participation by
League council in time to permit free i the United States may be diversely
discussion before the September as- affected if the disarmament discus-
sembly.' sions are, projected still further into
M. Briand emphasized that while the the future. Another factor bearing
,eague's strength has increased, the f upon the situation at Geneva and also
problems and difficulties with which on the attendance of American dele-
it is faced have also increased and gates, is the conviction on 'the part
now problems, come up too serious to of some administration leaders that
solve under the present constitution. the session of the commission when
He urged, therefore, immediate re- held, will be attended by wide differ-
form and renovation. ences of opinion among the European
delegates, and that they will necessi-
tate prolonged treatments by the par-
jIticipants, requiring probably a year
or more of discussion.
f rFrom the information at hand,
Washington authorities appear doubt-
ful as to what, if any, real accomplish-
ament may finally come out of the
"College represents a training for arms discussion in Europe. Some feel
life as well as a training for business, that the governments which have ac-

and the development of the personal ; cepted invitations to participate do
side should not be overlooked," Dean 1 not actually want disarmament at
Edmund E. Day, of the School of Ad- this time, but will take part in the
ministration, said yesterday afternoon deliberations because of obligations



Coaches Nather, Mann, Basketball
And Swimming Teams Will 6
Be Guests
Michigan's first basketball banquet,
under the supervision of the Union
and Blue Key, will open at 6:15
o'clock tonight in the assembly hall
of the Union. As guests of honor for
the occasion will be Coach E. J.
Mather and 14 members of the basket-
ball squad, and also Coach Matt Mann
and 12 members of the swimming
team. Holding of the banquet was
prompted by virtue of Michigan's
share of the championship basketball
honors, and an invitation was later
extended to the entire swimming team
in view of its unusual record this
Harry Koenig, '26, general chair-
man, announced last night that final
arrangements were completed yester-
day for the banquet program. Hhe fur-
ther stated that a large number of
tickets have been disposed of and that
a few will still be 4vailable at the
main desk of the Union until the ban-
quet starts.
Frank P. Weaver, '28L, manager of
te championship basketball team, will
open the banquet in the capacity of
toastmaster by introducing William L.
Diener, '26, president of the Union.
Diener, on behalf of the organization
which is sponsoring the affair, will;
formally open the program. Coach
Mather will give a short talk; which
will be followed by entertainment, be-
fore a few remarks are made by
Richard Doyle, '26, captain of the
team, and Edward Chambers, '27Ed,
the captain-elect.
After another act of entertainment,
Coach Mann will speak and short
talks will then be given by Jack Gw,
'26E, and the captain-elect of the
swimming team who will be an-
nounced for the first'time tonight.
Following a third entertainment
act, T. Hawley Tapping, field secretary
of the alumni association, the chief
speaker .of the evening, will address
the assemblage on "Athletics and
Alumni Loyalty." Music will be ren-
dered during the meal by the Wilcox
Frotic Will Use
Smilax, Ivy, Ferns
In Floral Scheme.
Despite many suggestions in the
recent contest for the use of addi-
ional aids besides floral decorations,
the decoration subcommittee of the
Frosh Frolic, which will be held to-
morrow night in the ballroom of the
Union, has decided upon the exclu-
ie use of floral facilities. Palms
will be placed around the entire dance
Smilax. and ivy will be used pro-
fusely throughout the scheme and will
transform the pillars of the hall into
veritable columns. Ferns and potted
plants will surround the patron booth
as well as the orchestra alcove, and
lighting effects will bring out te
decoration scheme in detail. A wide
mtaize and blue ribbon will separate
the chaperon booth from the dance
Sammy Stewart's Singing Syncopa-
tors, the 13-piece colored orchestra
which is now playing at Sunset Inn,
Chicago, will occupy the orchestra al-
cove, dancing starting at 9:30 o'clock
and continuing until 2 o'clock. I
Michigan Academyi
To Hear AlumnusI
Speak On Heredity
Dr. Herbert S. Jennings, '93 pro-
fessor of zoology and director of the
biological laboratory at Johns Hop-
kins university, will address one of
the main sessions of the Michigan
Academy of Science, Arts and Letters
which will meet on March 31, April 1

and 2 here. Dr. Jennings' subject
will be "The Relation of Heredity to
After gradu'ate study here and at
Harvard and Jena, Dr. Jennings be-
came an instructor in zoology here
in 1899 and an assistant professor in
1901. Between 1903 and 1910 he
taught at Dartmouth college and the
University of Pennsylvania; and since
1 1910 he has hen arnemborof n the


That the Michigan Union was
Ireported to Washington some J
time ago as being a "hot-d"
of violation of the prohibition
' amendment, investigated by . a
J Federal agent, and completely
exonerated of the charge, was
J reported to the student meeting
to investigate the Union yester-
day afternoon by Louis P. Joce-
lyn, secretary of the Alumni as-
According to Mr. JocelynIthe
( Union was reported by someone
S in Ann Arbor to national prohi-I
t bition headquarters. An agent
was sent to Ann Arbor to look
into the charge and was taken
over the building. No evidence
to substantiate the accusation
wassfound and the officer con-
gratulated Mr. Jocelyn on the
I state of the Union.
Legislature Passes Bill Prohibiting
Hovering Over Assemblies At
Less Than 1,WO Feet
Prohibiting "the operating of flying
machines over open air assemblies of
people at a height of less than 1,500
feet from the ground," a bill has been
passed by the present special session
of the state legislature at Lansing
which will prevent "stunt" flyers from
endangering the lives of spectators
at Ferry field during Michigan foot-
ball games.
The bill, which was introduced by
Rep. Charles A. Sink, of Ann Arbor,
and passed by both houses, is the first
statute to be written in the law books
of the state of Michigan having to do
with the regulation of airplane traflic
cr the use of airplanes. It renders
offenders liable to a fine of from $10
to $100, or 90 days in jail, or both.
An amendment was made to the
bill in the House, which had the ap-
proval of Mr. Sink, and which' pro-
vides that the law shall not apply
over flying fields, or when exhibition
or stunt flying is in progress.
The new law applies throughout the
state, but is primarily intended to stop
the practice of aviators advertising
various, products flying low over the
heads of persons attending football
games at Ferry field.
In 1921, a bill was introduced in the
state Senate by Sen. George Condon,
of Detroit, to regulate the traffic and
operation of airplanes and other air-
.going vehicles, but it failed to pass.
(By Associated Press)
WELTEVREDEN, Jay, March 17.-
The American scientific expedition un-
der Prof. Matthew W. Stirling, of
Berkeley, Calif., which intends to
penetrate the unkonwn interior of
New Dutch Guinea to study pygmy
and other primitive tribes, has fixed
its departure from Java for April 4.
On that date the first party, consisting
of the American members and a de-
tachment of Dutch infantry, will take
a steamer at Batavia for New Guinea.,
The second party, consisting of 130
natives and two detachments of in-
fantry under a Dutch captain, will
leave Java April 20. The scientists
will be accompanied by Dr. Hoffman,
a Dutch army surgeon, and three

Measures have been taken to enable1
ithe expedition to proceed even if an
accident happens to its airplane, on
which much dependence is placed for
exploration work.
The Americans and their Dutch col-
laborators are expected to be away
from Java about eight months.
End Of House
Sessions Seen
(By Asociated Press)
WASHINGTON, March 17.-Within
ten days the House hopes to be in a
legislative position that will enable
it to quit and go home whenever it
gets ready.
Representative Tilson, of Connecti-
cut, the Republican leader, said today
tlat passage of all annual appropria-
tion bills was expected by the end 01
this week and that June 1 appeared
I the latest nossihl date Conzress

Meal Ticket At Lower Rate Sug.
gested; Wearing Off Of Novelty
Of Patronage Cited
Investigating the condition of the
Union, in order to crystalize the
charges circulating on the campus,
but never reported to the proper offi-
cials, more than 30 chosen students
met with the committee appointed to
look into the Union's financial con-
dition and find a method of improve-
ment, yesterday afternoon at the
Union . The meeting was called by
Prof. Henry C. Anderson, chairman
of the committee.
Among the reported charges opened
to discussion were those concerning
the handling of both the main dining
room and the taproom, the quality and
price of the food served, the condition
of the various departments, including
the cigar and candy stand, barber
shop, swimming pool, bowling alleys,
pool and billiard room, and soda foun-
tain. The conduct of Union dances,
and the courtesy and appearance of
Union employees were also looked in-
to in regard to possible means of im-
provement. All of these questions
were contained in a questionnaire,
which the committee intended sending
to all members of the Union, but
which was abandoned due to lack of
time and money.
Students, whose names are with-
held because of the nature of the
meeting, volunteered information con-
cerning the past laxity in the conduct
of the building and suggested im-
provements. Chief among the depart-
ments censured was the main dining
room, where charges of poor service
and unnecessarily high prices were
made, However ,many of the students
present refuted the accusations and
praised both the meals and the ser-
One student declared that, while
compiling board rates for visiting
athletic teams, he learned that the
Union price, im his experience, was
much higher per plate than local res-
taurants estimates of the same menu.
Among the reasons advanced in refu-
tation that Union chefs are more ex-
pert and consequently more expen-
sive, that the equipment must be car-
ried through vacations and during the
summer at a loss, and that the over-
head expense is too great. Several
students advocated lower prices, even
at a loss, and an intensive publicity
campaign to combat the seemingly
traditional neglect of the Union by
the student body ,hoping to make up
the loss in revenue through an in-
crease in patronage.
The issuance of a meal ticket at a
slightly reduced rate, an arrangement
similar to those in other restaurants
in the city, was suggested. Plans for
lowering prices to Union members
producing' membership cards, but not
(to outsiders, were also discussed.
The reduction of Union receipts
"throughout the building was laid to
the wearing off of the novelty that
brought patrons to the Union when it
was first built. The drop in the pool
and billiard room was attributed to
the fact that students do not play
these games as much as they did in
the past.
The meeting was called after the
announcement that the committee was
meeting and would welcome the testi-
mony of those dissatisfied with the
present state of affairs, printed in The

Daily, had brought but one man before
the meetings. All possible criticisms
will be investigated before the final
recommendation of the committee will
be submitted.

in his lecture on "Collegiate Prepara-I
tion for Business." "Although some-
thing can be said for the man who en-
ters business with a personality to
sell, the professionally trained man
will have many more opportunities,"
ie continued.
Students going out from a school of
business should be professionally
trained, technically equipped, imbued
with a spirit of study and a definite
insight into the basic problems of4
business if the student has at least
average intelligence, according to the,
He further pointed out that indus-
try has not as yet submitted the speci-
fications for the qualities which it
expects in a college man, but that in.-
the near future there will be a rich
curriculum of the sort of work which
students will have to do when they
get into business. The managementj
can h hennght into the clas rnnm I

imposed by the Versailles treaty. ,
With the presentation of such va-
ried subjects as evolution and rheto-
rich, the Research club listened to
papers last evening from Prof. F. N.
Scott, of the rhetoric department, and
Prof. Carl L. Hubbs, curator of fishes
at the museum.
Professor Hubbs first presented his
paper on the subject of "The Modifi-
cations of the Development Rate as a
Factor in Structural Evolution." Dur-
ing the course of his paper he pointed
out that the environmental effects of
the salinity of the water as well as
the temnratur had a marked effect


WASHINGTON, March 17. - The
middle-western farm relief delegation
now here urging enactment of a sur-
plus-crop bill had to stand a double-
barrelled fire today from members of
the house agriculture committee.
Several members of the committee
paid their respects to members of the
group, who, they charged, were "at-
tempting to intimidate Congress" and
Tepresentative Tincher, Republican,
Kansas, asked who was financing the
farm program.
F. W. Murphy, of Wheaton, Minn.,
chairman of the executive committee

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