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VOL. XXXVI. No. 136 EIGHT PAGES ANN ARBOR, MICHIGAN, TUESDAY, MARCH 30, 1926 EIGHT PAGES

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BRIDGE TOURNAMENT WILL
TART TONIGHT AT UNION
With 140 entries in the Union
bridge tournament, play will
open at 7:30 o'clock tonight in
the assembly hall of the Union.
The play schedule is posted on
the bulletin board in front of the
main desk in the Union lobby.
Two trophies have been pur-
chased for first prizes in the
tournament, one to be awarded
each of the members of the win-
ning team. The second round
will be played tomorrow night,
and the final Wednesday, April
7. Smokes will be provided dur-
ing the play.

HONOR TRUEBLOOD
Series Of Dinners, Talk By President,
And University Lectures Also
Included On Program
Due to illness, Dr. Lewis Perry,
principal of Phillips Exeter Academy
will be unabletto address the members
of the Schoolmaster's club Friday
morning. Instead, Dr. Ferry's brother.
Prof. Bliss Perry, of Harvard univer-
sity will speak at 9:30 o'clock Friday
morning in Hill auditorium on "Types
of Teachers I Have Known." Profes-
sor Perry is a member of the English
department at Harvard and was edi-
tor of the Atlantic Monthly, 1899-1909.
The 61st meeting of the club will
open with a reception to President
Clarence Cook Little and 'Registrar
Ira M. Smith at 5:30 o'clock Thurs-
day in Pendleton library of the Union.
This will be followed by a dinner in
the Union ballroom.
Two University lectures will be giv-
en at 4:15 oklock Friday. Dr. Thomas
Ashby, of the British School of Arch-
aeology at Rome, will deliver an il-
lustrated lecture on the aqueducts of
ancient Rome in room 2003, Angell
hall; and Dr. C. F. Marbut of the bu-
reau of soils, Department of Agri-
culture at Washington, will speak on
"Soil Science, Its History and Relation
to the Doctrine of Malthus" in Natural
Science auditorium.
At 6 o'clock Friday a dinner will be
held at the Union in honor of Prof.
Thomas C. Trueblood, of the public
speaking department, who will retire
from active duties after fifty years
connection with the University at the
end of the 1926 Summer session.
At 8 o'clock Friday in Hill audi-
toriuni President Clarence Cook Little
will address the members of the club
on "Frankness in Education."
Dr. Ashby will deliver another Uni-
versity lecture at 11 o'clock Saturday
m1orning in room 2003 Angell hall on
Roman roads. This will also b
illustrated by slides.
SLOWY, DOCTOR REPORTS;
(By Associated Press)I
SANTA ROSA, Calif., March 29.-
Luther Burbank, originator of a new
horticultor and an author of some
striking new theories on the hereafter,
is slowly mending tonight, from a
slight but persistent illness brought
about by nervous strain arising from
the furor created by his recent state-
nients on the final destiny of men.
The attending doctors cautioned
rest and quiet in order that tired
heart might rest and shattered nerves
nmight be restored to something like
their original vigor. In the mean-
tine letters and telegrams piled up in
an adjoining room; answers to Mr.
Burbank's statements on religion. He
slept at periods last night and had an
unbroken period of four hours slum-
her today. His health, temperature,
and respiration are satisfactory al-
though there is some :abdominal pain
which is engaging the particular at-
tention of his physician, Dr. Joseph
II. Shaw.

AhSHBTO ISUS
ROMAN AQUEOU CTS
Former head Of School Of Arclaeol-
ogy At Rome Will ''ell Of Ancient
I Roads And Conduits
IS OXFORD GRADUATE
Two University lectures on aque-j
ducts and roads of ancient Rome will
be delivered by Dr. Thomas Ashby,
late director of the British School of
Archaeology at Rome, Friday and Sat-
urday in room 2003 Angell hall. Dr.
Ashby is a James Loeb-Charles Eliot
Norton lecturer for the Archaeological
Institute of America.

PROU(UIN UNUSUAL IN ThA'T
SUB-TITLES EX1PLAIN
ALL PWCTURES .
LECTURES TONIGHT
BY Inrations, In Natural (olor, )epict
lives i Napoleon A4N Joserhile;
War Scenes Inc uded
Glimpses of the scenes of French
I history, views of modern France in-
cluding both the war devastated areas
and the picturesque southern regions.
and reproductions of famous paintings
by artists of that nation were shown;
to the audience that attended Prof:
William Sandoz's color projection en-
titled "Bewitching France" last night
at Hill auditorium. The projection
was the first of a series of three be-
ing sponsored by the Student council
for the benefit of the Burton Memorial
fund.
The production was unique in that
Professor Sandoz did not appear on
the platform or speak a word through-
out the evening. Sub-titles were
thrown on the screen to explain the!
various pictures, and Philip La Rowe,!
S. of M., played the organ throughoutI
the showing. There -were views all in
natural, clear colors, of the famous
castles of the Loire, of the woods and
parks about Fontainebleau, and of
many of the famous rooms within the

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$234),oo0 Mistaie Of Senator Smoot
In Interest Figures Occasions
Commissioi Accusations
G. O. P. PLATFORM HIT1

(By Associated Press)
WASHINGTON, March 29. - The
Italian debt settlement kicked up a
real rumpus today in the Senate with
rules going by the board as senators
engaged in a running crossfire of attack
} and defense. Premier Mussolini came
in for a few broadsides and the con-
flict even extended to who was re-
sponsible for writing the Republican
party platform of 3t924.
While the debate of three hours was
reaching its climax the Amercian debt
commission was accused of having
used a "new system of mathematics
in figuring the Ita ian settlement."
This accusation name after Senator
Smoot, Republican, Utah, a member of
the commission and generally regard-
ed as a financial wizard had made an
error of $23,000,000 in calculating
yearly interest on a hypothetical set-
tlement.
Before the discussion ended, Sena-
tor Reed, Democrat, Missouri, offered
a resolution directing the Senate for-
eign relations committee to investi-
gate Italy's ability to pay her, war
debt, the extent and terms of private
American loans to Italy, and the

IStalian IebtSettlement Bill
Sti rts Intense Senate Debate,

NI(GtfT HAWKS CONTRACTED
TO PLAY FOR SENIOR BALL
Following consideration of
musical organizations in all sec-
tions of the country, the Senior
Ball committee announced yes-
terday that they have contracted
Coon-Sanders Original Night
Hawks of Kansas City to play for l
the annual senior event, May 21.
The Night Hawks come here di-I
rect from a two years' engage-
ment in Hotel Congress, Chicago.
Originally instituted at the 1
Nighthawk club in Kansas City,
this musical organization has
played in notels, cafes, theaters
and ballrooms in all parts of the
country.
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BILL INTROD0UCED
TO SETTLE CLAIMS,
TREASURY PLAN PROVIDES FOR
IMMEDIATE PAYMENT OF
MILLS FOSTERS BILL
Measure Permits Goyerniment To Bor-
row Money Necessary To Pay
Bills Presented By Citizens
(By Associated Press)
WASHINGTON, March 29.-The
treasury plan to pay immediately the
$190,000,000 in clains of American
citizens against Germany on its own
account, something to a refunding by
the collection' of German reparations,

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palace itself. There was a series f amount of mone spent for propa-
After being graduated from OxfordsNtp
pictures depicting the lives of Naz-
university with high distinction, he poleon and Josephine. Views of the ganda in this country.
was elected a Craven fellow and ba- i places where these two spent their Both Senator Reed and Senator
gan work as a student and teacher time and many historical paintings Robinson, of Arkansas, the Democratic
of archaeology at Rome. He has been showing important incidents in their
connected with the British School of respective careers composed this part tIadelay inei ohe deb t
Archaeology in that city since its in- of the program. Bested delay in anon oi the debt
ception in 1901, having served as di- The third part was made up of settlement until afer the projected
rector until June, 1925. views of Rheims, Verdun, and many disarmament conference to ascertain
Dr. Ashby holds a membership in I other scenes of the late war, as well Italy's attitude on the question of
the German Archaeological Institute, as of many views along the southern
and the Academis Ponteficia di Storia and northern coasts. Monaco, the world peace.
Patria. He has conducted excavations Berri, and the port of Marseilles were Senator Robinson asserted that Mus-
on the island of Malta and at several followed by pictures of Brittany anvd I1solini is formingconibination s that
Roman sites in England. Nolrmandy. Iiere were also many threaten the peace of Europe and both
As the subject of the first lecture, slides of colorful sunsets and pictur- he and Senator Reed averted to the
which will be delivered at 4:15 o'clock esque landscapes scattered through- premier's speech of yesterday at the
Friday, Dr. +Ashby has chosen "The out the program. se-'nth anniversary of the birth ^f
Aqueducts of Ancient Rome"; and for The second and third numbers in fascism in which he urged Italians to
the second, to be delivered at 11 the series will be presented tonight be ready when the "wheel of destiny"
o'clock Saturday, "Roman Roads, the and tomorrow night at 8 o'clock in turned.
Arteries of the Empire." Both lec- Hill auditorium. Tonight's lecture has Adverting to the appeal last week
tunes will be delivered in room 2003 been divided into two parts, the first I of Senator Smoot riot to make the dent
Angell hall, and will be illustrated dealing with "Marvels of Artistic settlement "a football of partisan poli-
with lantern slides made from recent Spain" and the second being entitled tics," Senator Robinson said the Re-
p. "isions of Africa." publican party war debt platform
plank was an invitation to political
"Great Catherine" Itinerary D r support in 1924 on the basis of the
J C ryIn r r D rnBritish debt settlement. Then the Re-
Spring Vacation Is Now Complete publicans supporting the Italian set-
tlement were charged with violating
""- the platform pledge in granting to

Senator Smoot
Who yesterday deianded investiga-
tion of the Italian war debt.
Untoward Events
Reveal 'Weakness
Of Briand Cabinet
(By Associated Press)
PARIS, March 29.--lntoward events
today again cast their shadow over
the Briand government on the eve of
the crisis in the discussion of financial
restoration for France, the seventh
such crisis since Etienne Clementel
abandoned the finance ministry one
year ago.
The government was defeated in the
chamber today on the question of
credits for nilitary operations in
Syria, and the franc again sagged to a
new low level, because of the impres-
sion created by the communists' sue-
c ss in yesterday's Special election.
The cabinet did iot pose a question
of confidence on the request for the
Syrian credit, so the defeat did not
involve the fate of the Briand gov-
eminent. It wa,; regarded, however,j
as a significant revelation of the gov-
ernment's weakness on the eve of an-j
other struggle to ob tain parliamentary
sanction for new taxes.
WASHINGTON.-The Chilean gov-
ernment has declined to concur in the
suggestion of Sec. Frank B. Kellogg
that the plebiscite to settle the Tacna-
Arica dispute be suspended during the
proposed conference of representa-
tives of the two countries in Washing-
ton.

was put up to Congress for approval
Passes Measure Which Will Place today in a bill introduced by Repre-
3tost Of Proldbition Officers
Undt r Of Pro icon Ofces sentative Mills, Republican, of New
Under Civil Service Rules York.
The program provides for a com-
TEXAN OPPOSES ACTION plete settlement of all war claims
- between Germany and the United
(By Associated Press) States, including the return of pro-
WASHINGTON, March 29.-Out of perty of German nationals held by
the continuing din and clatter of the , the alien property custodian and the
prohibition controversy there emerged payment of German owners of ships,
today some definite action by both radio stations, and patents taken and
Congress and the administration to used by the American government.
further reconstitute the much recon- It, authorizes the government to
stituted enforcement machinery of the borrow the money necessary to make
federal government. such payments and provides that all
The House passed without a record receipts received from Germany on
vote the bill fathered by the treasury ! account of -reparations and the task of
and favored by both wets and drys 1 maintaining the American army on
to place all except the highest officers the Rhine shall be applied to a liqui-
of the prohibition forces under civil dation of this debt. The $30,000,000
service. Confidently Assistant Secre- resulting from interest on money de-
tary Andrews created and filled two posited with the alien property cus-
new posts in his enforcement staff. 1 todian prior to 1921 also would be
One of the pew officials will have ! applied. Thus the treasury proposes
supervision 'over brewery permits to wind up within eight years, the time
and the other over the permits for it is estimated will be required to
the withdrawal of wine. Even though meet the proposed debt, all fiscal dif-
the leaders were in agreement in ferences between Germany and Amer-
support of the civil service bill, its Ica resulting from the war which
passage was opposed by Represent would take 80 years under the Berlin
ative Blanton, Democrat, Texas, who treaty and the reparation program.

supplemented his remarks by reading
a letter from a minister, accusing an-
other minister of going on a drunken
spree.
In the Senate both wets aid drys
held their peace while they 1 repared
for next week's committee hearings
on pending modification bills. The
wets summoned Assistant Secretary
Andrews and District Attorney Buck-
ner at New York as the first witnesses
to appear next Monday, and promised
that other distinguished personages
would be asked by them to appear
later.
Senator Borah, a dry, introduced an,
amendment to make more specific a
pending referendum proposal.

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Shaw's Farce, With Productions Tis
Week, Will Finish Longest Ruii
Of Any Campus Play
GIVE 18 PERFORMANCES:
Final arrangements for the tour of
Bernard Shaw's ":Great Catherine"
through Ohio and Michigan during the
spring vacation have been completed
by the Alumnae council of the Uni-
versity. The itinerary will include the
following cities: Thursday, April 8,

Scott high school, Toledo; Friday and1
Saturday, April 9 and 10, The Play-s
er's Club, Detroit; Monday, April 12,
Dearborn high school, Dearborn;
COMPLETE PROGRAM FOR

Tuesday, April 13, Pease auditorium Italy much better terms than those
Ypsilanti;. Wednesday, April 14, Cen- given Great Britain. Fa
tral Weschy, Apri 1, Cen- Senators Bingham, Connecticut, andt Final Radio Program From Campus
tral high school, Flint; Thurs Edge, New Jersey, Republicans, dis-
April 1,Cnrlhg co1 a a' '~'29 pb To Be Broadcast Tonight By WJR'
Arl15, Central high school, Bay puted this contention amid the Demo- J
City; Friday, April 16, Junior high crats were supported then by Sena--
school, Saginaw; Saturday, April 17, tor Borah, Republican, Idaho. Abbot Announces That Programs Will hot, of the rhetoric department, di-E
Central high school, Kalamazoo; and i 1 Be Continued If Lecturers Go rector of broadcasting, to continue
Monday, April 19 (matinee and eve To Detroit Studios the programs throughout April, if the
ning), Central high school Grand SCHOU L faculty lecturers can be induced to go
Rapids. H I 111ANN lSTARTS AT 9 O'CLOCK to the Book-Cadillac hotel in Detroit,
"Great Catherine" is also being re- iu_where the studios are located.
vived with a modified {cast Thursday, T MH R "Michian Night the eleventh a Of special interest on tonight's pro-
Friday and Saturday evenings of thi" ]asichERani," hereleamnth ne gram, will be a talk by Prof. Charles
week in the Mimes theater. The per- --- e - p Cestre, of the Sorbonne, Paris, who
formances are in honor of the School- E. J. Mather, Varsity basketball broadcast from the University caipus, will give a French professor's concep-
master's club, which will be in session ( coach, will address the members of will go on the air at 9 o'clock to- tion of the war debt controversy.
during these days, but the production the Ann Arbor high school basketball I night over stations WJR, the Jewett Professor Cestre, is delivering a series
is also for the general public. This team, their coach, manager, and che'r Radio amd Phonograph company of of lectures here upon American poets.
will make seven performances of the leader at the regular Chamber of Pontiac, and WCX, the Detroit Free The second radio talk will be given
Shaw farce, the longest run of any Commerce luncheon today. I Press. These programs have been by Dean Edmund E. Day, of the
legitimate production ever produced As second speaker on the luncheon broadcasted every other Tuesday School of Business Administration,
on the campus. program, Clara Youngs, head of the I night from the top floor of University J who will speak concerning the contri-I
"Great Catherine" -viii be preceded home economics department of the hail, and it is planned by Waldo Ab bution which a professional colege
by an original comedy, "The Little public schools, will describe the fune- -training can make to the possibility
Dog Laughs," by Paul Osborn and t ions of her department in keeping of success in the industrial world.
Walter Donelly, both of the rhetoric the boys fit. Miss Youngs has had I i 'lIIPUNS IOR U 1 UDean John R. Effinger, of the liter-
department. The cast "will include previous experience at Columbia uni- 1 Lff aU I ry college, who was recently elected
Lillian Bronson, '26, as the wife, and versity, California State Norminal npresident of the Association of Ameri-
William Bishop, '2-, as the husband. school, and several other public U0I1VTO BD CLMPLETEV can Colleges, will discuss changes that
Reserved seats for the three per- ;schools. he has observed in student types and
formances are now on sale at Wahr's --!studies.
Graham's, and Slater's bookstores, Meeting to make final plans for the The final talk will be given by Prof.
priced at 50 and 75 cents, coming Student Christian association ! Carl E. Badgley, of the Medical school.
XLULU TU U! imlLIfi I financial canvass, the entire campaign The music for this program will be
, , T Out organization of more than 200 men furnished by Sigma Alpha Iota, one
Swillgather at 5:30 o'clock at the of the musical sororities of the Uni-
Date TannouncLdHT L AMethodist church. At this time each versity School of Music.
DAn!worker will decide what men h will -

PracticesOf
College Stars
Bring Confict
(By Associated Press)
NEW YORK, March 29.-Conflict
between athletic directors of the
western conference Big Ten and the
National Amateur Athletic union de-
veloped today over the practice of
college undergraduate stars appear-
ing under chub colors in A. A. U. coma
petition.
Protests against such practice cou-
pled with a request that the A. A. U.
take measures to prevent it, recently
were lodged by C. P. Clevenger, of
Indiana university, spokesman for the
athletic directors of the Big Ten. In
a letter made public today, Murray
Hulbert of New York, president of
the A. A.' U., characterized the pro-
Iposal as "unreasonable," and denied
that the situation warranted any cor-
rective measures by his organization.
While his letter did not say so, it
was intimated that Mr. Hulbert re-
sented the implication that the dire;-
tors coupled the A. A. UI with profes
sional football.
Booth Fellowship
Problems Will Be
Given April 12-25
Problems and specifications for the
competition in design for'the George
E. Booth Traveling Fellowship in
Architecture will be made public
April 10, according to Prof. Emil
Lorch, of the architectural college,
( chairman of the committee in charge
( of the fund. The competition will
continue until April 25.
Each year a fellow is picked from
among the seniors or graduates of the
( architectural college. He is selected
by a jury of nine men, three of whom
must be practicing architects, on a
basis of the design he submits, of the
written statement that must accom-
parry the drawing which calls atteni-
tion to the parts of the design be
wishes to emphasize, his scholastic
standing, and the comments on his de-
sign that the students of the archi-
tectural college send to the jury.
"The purpose of the fellowship,
said Mr. Booth, on creating the fund,
"is to encourage advanced study and,
help provide a broader preparation for
- .,rehitneetral nracticg.

With definite word yesterday fromj
O both James Schermerhorn, former edi-
tor of the Detroit Times, and W. A.j
IN fflVIUfT I". John, '16, that they will be able to
speak at the fourth annual Gridiron
WASHINGTON, March' 29. - The Knights banquet next Tuesday night
issue in the Steck-Brookhart Iowa I at the Union, the program is pract!-

senatorial election contest finally wasI
joined today with the filing in the Seml-
ate of the majority and the minority
repoits. Seeking to give only the in-1
tent of the voter and sweeping asidel
all technicalities and irregularities,y
the majority held that Daniel F.
Steck, the Democratic candidate, re-
ceived a plurality of 1,420 votes.
Oil the other hand, the minority re-
port contended that Senator Brook-
hart had a plurality of 1,131 oil a
proper count of the ballots before the
committee, in the light of the law of
Iowa.

cally complete.
Mr. Schermerhorn will reply to
Dean Mortimer E. Cooley, of the Col-
lege of Engineering and Architecture,
when the latter advances his argu-
ments for the 'Abolition of the News-
paper of Michigan." Mr. John, former
editor of the Gargoyle, well-known for
his humorous talks when a student at
the Univ'ersity, has consented .o
answer lhoward Mayberry, of the psy-
chology departmeni, who will urge the
"Abolition of Co-EdUcation."

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Military Ball ticket applications will visit and will receive final instru- I Illness Prevails
Tryouts to detern ne who will rep- be distributed from the desk in the ijtions.
sent Michigan in the national oratori- lobby of the Union today and Wedues- This "clean-up campaign," during Faai y,
cal contest on the United States con- day from 1 to 5 o'clock. All applica- which an attempt will be made to col-
stitution sponsored by a Los Angeles tions must be in the coimmittee's lect that part of the $5,500 goal which
organization will be held April 8, hands by April 2. None will be ac- was iot realized by the original drive, (By Associated Press.
Prof. Thomas C. Trueblood, of the Icepted after that date as acceptances was necessitated by the fact that, dueli LONDON, March 14.-The unusual
public' speaking department an- will be mailed, cut not later than to the University calendar, the Janu- prevalence of sickness among the
nounced yesterday. .r AilS.l ary campaign had to come at a timem
Thme winner of the local chinin tI 8 m cmag hdt cm ta iemembers of the royal family causes
Thewinerofth loalclmnaios t. was further announced by jiist preceding examinations and so
will represent Michigan at the state ongo C. Weitzel, '26, general chair- I consequently imany of the men who Imuch anxiety. Te public had hardly
eimihinations to be held a later daine. GergeC. .<in 'c ion, . had volunteered their time found it i recovered from the surprise of the

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