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1'rohibition Administrator Declares
Ie Also Draws Salary As
Traffic Director
(By Associated Press)
WASHINGTON, April 20.-Stormy
scenes and some startling revelations
regarding dry law enforcement mark-
ed" the sessions today of the Senate
prohibition committee.
As the drys approached the conclu-
sion of the presentation of their case,
there was a frequent outcropping of
an under-surface bitterness with Sen-
ator Reed, Democrat, Missouri, the one
wet on the committee of five, standing
as the central figure in the contro-
Reed Is Outvoted
Outvoted continuously by his dry
colleagues, Senator Reed took to the
Senate floor his fight for postponement
of the hearings until after the vote
tomorrow on the Italian debt settle-
ment, but without avail.
Returning then to the committee
room, the Missourian again faced ob-
jections by those in charge of the
case for the drys to the consuming of
time with cross examination of their
witnesses and finally objections were
raised by the members of the commit-
tee to certain lines of inquiry.
Questions Baird
Senator Reed was cross questioning
Frederick C. Baird, prohibition ajmin-
istrator for thd Western Pennsylvania
district, who disclosed that while now
on the federal pay roll at $50 a
month, he still is drawing his regular
salary as traffic director of the Bes!
semer and Lake Erie railroad, a sub-
sidiary of the United States Steel
corporation. Mr. Baird said h'e had
been recommended for the federal po-
sition by Judge Elbert Gary, who had
been requested by government official
to make recommendations at the time
the prohibition force was reorganized.
Both Baird and Edwin A. Olson,
United States district attorney at Chi-
cago, testified to increased efficiency
in the enforcement of the Volstead
act within their respective districts,
but Mr. Olson brought an indictment
against municipal authorities of Chi-
cago and Cook county for what he
charged to be their failure to enforce
the Illinois dry statute.
Baird appeared In the nature of a
"surprise" witness at the request of
Senator Reed, Republican, Pennsyl-
vania, and was on the stand for two
hours. Before he was called the drys
had presented William F. McDowell,
one of the ranking bishps of the
Methodist Episcopal church and other
church leaders, who urged against any
weakening of the Volstead act and
supported instead the administration
measure to put "teeth" into the cele-
brated statute.
Reeves To Leave
For Law Meeting
As chairman of hte discussion group
dealing with the codification of inter-
national law, Prof. Jesse S. Reeves of
the politcal science department will
take part in the meeting of the Amer-
ican As'ociation of International Law
in Washington, D. C. tomorrow, Fri-
day, and Saturday. The sessions will

be addressed by professors and states-
men from all parts of the country,
including former Secretary of State
Charles E. Hughes. Professor Reeves
leaves today.
Five Elected To
Medical Society
Alpha Omega Alpha, national hon-
orary medical fraternity, has elected1
five junior medical students to meni-
bership, according to an announce-
ment made yesterday by D. H. Condit,
T6M, president of the society.
These chosen are J. H. Maxwell, G.
J. McCurdy, W. G. Maddock, C. G. Mil-
ler, and G. B. Myers. The men will
be initiated on May 6.


I AMe e w A&eeesse me le e.. Ma 1

icket for the Military ball
Ito be held Friday night in the
Union will be placed on general!
sale from 2 to 4 o'clock todayJ
and 2 to 5:30 o'clock tomorrow (
at the desk in the Union for stu-
dents who have not yet secured
their tickets. Favors will be dis-
tributed at the same time.
C Ray Miller's 11-piece Bruns-
wick recording orchestra will be
the principal orchestra with Mc-
Kinney's Syncopators of Toledo
alternating. ,

Noted Harvard Mathiematicia ii
Discuss "Th Ether Of


Using the discoveries of modern sci-
ence as a basis for a regenerative
philosophy, Dr. Alfred North White-
head, of Harvard university, will de-
liver a University lecture at 4:15
o'clock this afternoon in Room C, Law
building. Histaddress is entitled "The
Ether of Events."
Dr. Whitehead, a prominent English
mathematician, has recently become
concerned with the philosophical con-
sequences of modern scientific theory.I
His series of Lowell lectures delivered
recently at Harvard university have
been incorporated into a volume, "Sci-
ence and the Modern World."
For his work on "Principia Mathe--
matica", in which he collaborated with
Bertrand Russell, Dr. Whitehead was
awarded the Sylvester medal by the
Royal Society in November 1925. AllI
his printed works rank high in the
field of criticism of culture.
Before his residence at Harvard
started, Dr. Whitehead lectured at
Trinity College, Cambridge, and at the
University of London. He also stud-
ied at Trinity College. He was a con-
tributor on non-euclidean geometry to
the new edition of the Encyclopedia
Brittannica. Among his other books
are "The Rhythm of Education" and
"Concept of Nature."!
To Speak On Conributio is To Wesf-
eri European Civilization
Syria's contributions to western Eu-
ropean civilization will be outlined in
a lecture by Dr. Phillip Hitti, lecturer
at Princeton university, to be given
under the auspices of the history I-
partment next Monday. The speaker
has for many years been a professor
at the American university of B'eirut,
SSyria, and has been devoting part of
his time to the endowment fund being
raised for that institution. He is now
conducting a course in the history
of the Near East at Princeton.
The subject, as stated by Dr. Hitti,
wili deal with the influence of the
Syrians on the development of the
western nations, especially through
the Crusades and the Arab ivason o
Dr. Hitti, a native of Syria, was edu-
cated partly in this country, holding
a doctor's degree from Columbia uni-
versity. He has an unusually accurate
control of the English language for a
fforeigner, according to Prof. William
A. Frayer of the history department,
who is in, charge of the arrangements
for the lecture.
Dr. Hitti's work for the University
of Beirut takes him to various centers
where there are groups of Syrians,
or where there are people interested
in the Near East. Ilie is to speak in
Detroit this week-end, previous to his ;
appearance in Ann Arbor.
Distribution of the 1926 Michigan-
ensian will begin Tuesday, April 27,
according to information received yes-
terday by the business staff from the
Cargill Publishing company, of Grand
Rapids, the publishers. The 'Ensian
has never before been ready for dis-
tribution at so early a date.
All persons who have lost their re-
ceipt stubs are requested to adjust the
matter at the business offices in the
Pashu~iinanr v nVfornnnn jthis:

Political Science Professor Honored
By University Of Brussels
After Lecture Series
In appreciation of his lectures at
I the University of Brussels during
March, Prof. Thomas H. Reed of the
political science department was pre--
sented with a medal after his first
lecture, which was attended by of-
ficials of the Belgian government, the
American ambassador, and other dip-
lomats, according to word received by
the department. Following the se-
ries of four appearances in Brussels,
he was asked to give two lectures at
the University of Louvain, in addition.
to those previously scheduled in va-
rious European countries.
Professor Reed's chief purpose in
I making the trip was to study metro-
politan government in European cities.
estcially those which are experienc-
ing difficulties due to expansion out-
side their political boundaries. Paris, I
Brussels, Berlin, London, and Vienni,I
are the chief centers of his work, al-
though he is also considering munici-
pal government of the various coun-
tries in general.
"The Government of the United
States and its Effect on American In-
ternational Relations" was the general
subject of the lectures given at Brus-
sels, and the separate topics taken up
were, "Federalism in the United
States", "The Position of the Presi-
dent", "The Political Character of the
American People", and "Political Par-
ties and their Effect on Foreign Poli-
Professor Reed will return to the
University in time for the beginning
of the fall semester.
i1illiai S. Cooper, amos Rotanist,
1ill Give Two Speeches
Prof. William S. Cooper of the bot-
any department of the University of
'Minnesota, who was to have given two
Universtiy lectures last February, will
lecture here twice today. He will
speak at 4:15 o'clock this afternoon
in Natural Science auditorium on "The
I Glacier National Bay Monument,Its
Scenic and Scientific Features." This
lecture will be illustrated with lan-
tern slides of Alaska. Professor
Cooper has made two trips there for
thepuroseofworking out the sue-
cession of plant associations following
the glacier action after the earthquake
in 1909.
At 8 o'clock tonight in Natural Sci-
ence a uditoriurn, Professor Cooper
will speak on the subject, "Eight Days
on the Desert." The material for this
lecture was obtained on an expedition
across the Mexican desert two years
1 ago. This trip was under the super--
vision of the desert laboratory at Tuc-I
son, Ariz. which is conducted by the
Carnegie Institute. On this expedition
t Professor Cooper was accompanied by
several scientists,-one of whom was
Prof. William H. Hobbs of the geology

Set Of French
Books Bought
By University
Completing negotiations that have
been going on since last August, the
University has succeeded in purchas-
ing a complete set of the transactions
and proceedings of 102 French societies.
This set was purchased from Nijhoff
of the IHague.
The collection will be paid for
chiefly from the new Dunning fund,
which was donated to the University
by Silas Wright Duning, '60, who was
for many years editor of "Railway
There are about x,600 volumes in
the new purchase, which will be
bound and sent to Ann Arbor in in-
stallments. The transactions are
chiefly of historical, scientific, and ar-
chaeological societies and the material
is on the history, zoology, geology,
and antiquities of the various depart-
ments and cities in France.
The University library will be prac-
tically unrivalled in this field of study
when the complete collection is final-
ly installed, according to Mr. Bishop,
The documents are especially valua-
ble on account of their rareness, whichi
has been brought about by the devas-I
tation caused by the wars in France,
especially the Franco-Prussian and
World wars.

Dr. Henry Suzzallo, president of the
University of Washington, will speak
at an assembly of the School of Edu-
cation at 4 o'clock today in the audi-
torium of the University high school.
Dr. Suzzallo is one of the most out-f
standing educational leaders in the'
United States today, according to
Dean Allen S. Whitney of the School
of Education. The speaker's subjectI
has not been announced, although it
is expected that he will deal withr
modern educational problems.
Dr. Suzzallo graduated from Stan-
ford university in 1899, and later 'took
up graduate work at Columbia univer-
sity, from which school he received1
the A. M. degree in 1902, and the, Ph.!
D. degree in 1905. In 1918 he received)
the degree of LL.D. from the Univer-
sity of California.
He is a member of the Washington
state board of education, and during4
the war was chairman of the Wash-

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ersity of Washington President
Will Lecture At 4 O'clock I
This Afternoon

Through inadvertency, an-
noun cement was made yesterday
that the Union pool will be avail-
able for use by women students
this morning. The pool will not
be open to women until tomor-
row morning, from 8 to 11
o'clock, and tomorrow night from
7:30 to 10 o'clock. The regular
schedule -announced before
spring vacation allotted three
mornings and one evening a
week to women: Monday, Tues-
day, and Thursday morning, and
Thursday night.
All women are again requested
to use the North entrance to
the building, taking the elevator
to the basement, and then going
directly to the pool.

Philosophy Processor Reappointed
Directorship Of American
University Union


Requests Eligible Male Students
. Rport For Registration
This Week


Announcement was made yesterday
by E. Mortimer Shuter, director of the
Union opera, that all male students,
eligible for campus activities, wishing1
to try out for next year's opera, aret
requested to report for registration
between 10 and 12 o'clock or 2 and 41
o'clock some tinie this week at the
Mimes theater. Friday will be the last
day for registration. Notices to this
effect have been mailed to all fra-
ternities and house clubs on the
Mr. Shuter stated yesterday that
experience in theatrical work is not
a necessary qualification for tryouts,
inasmuch as the , choruses will, as'
usual, be given an extensive training
both this spring, under the p'ersonal
supervision of Roy Hoyer, now play-
ing with 'Stepping Stones," and next
fall until the opening performance in
Tryouts will start next week under
Mr. Shuter's direction at the theater,
probably three afternoons each week.'
Mr. Hoyer will be in Ann Arbor May
2 to supervise the work for three
weeks. For the past few years he


ington state council of defense. He Prof. Robert M. Wenley of the phi-
was appointed wage umpire of the Na- losophy department, will not return to
tional War Labor board in July, I the University until the fall of 1927,
1918, and was made an adviser to the a year later than originally planned,
War Labor Policy board in October due to his reappointment to the di-{
of that year. In 1919 Dr. Suzzallo rectorship of the American University
was elected a trustee of the Carnegie Union.
Foundation for the advancement of Professor Wenley accepted the re-
teaching, and since 1920 has been an I appointment only on the condition that
elector to the Hall of Fame. the University allow him another
The staff of the School of Educa- year's leave of absence in order that
tion will hold a luncheon in Dr. Suz- he might remain in London to carry
zallo's honor this noon at the Union. on his work with the Union.
He has been hbad of the department
n r! of philosophy since 1896, having been
in charge of the philosophy depart-'
ment of Queen Margaret college for
some years previous to coming here.,
Professor Wenley is the author of a
number of philosophical works among
which are "Socrates and Christ", "As-
For the Arst time ilm the history of pects of Pessimism", and "Contempor-
the Law school, Founders':Day will be ary Theology and Theism". He was
observed by.that college Friday night, I the associate editor of the "Dictionary
April 23, with a banquet in the of Philosophy" and "Encyclopedia of
Lawyers' club. L. W. Pogue, '26L, is Religion and Ethics".-
general chairman of the student con- During his absence Dean Alfred -I.
mittee taking charge of the program. i Lloyd of the graduate school has been
It is hoped that the affair will be I acting as head of the department o"'
made a yearly event on the calendar I'philosophy, but in an interview yes-
of the Law school activities. terday, Dean Lloyd stated that a
Two prominent justices of state su- change was being considered, though'
preme courts will address the stu- the plans were not yet ready to be}
dents, faculty, and guests at the din- made public. -
ner. Marvin B. Rosenberry, 93,' jus-
tice of the supreme court of Wiscon-!
sin, will speak and Justice John E.
3ird, justice of the Michigan supreme TICKETPPLICATIONS
court will also talk. The honorary
members of the Lawyers' club,fac- S
ulty, and students have been invited. FOR SENIORtBALLuHEADY
Tickets for law students who are -
not members of the club may be pur- Applications for tickets to the Sen-
chased at the desk in the club lobby ior ball, which will be held May 21 at
on Wednesday and Thursday. The the Union, will be ready for distribu-
price is $1.00. tion from 2 to 5 o'clock this afternoon,

Bishop Explains Requirements W hich
Will Be Made For Admission
To New Department
Resolutions favoring the organiza-
tion of a library methods - training
school as a department of the literary
college were adopted by the faculty
of this college yesterday, and specifi-
cations for the forming of the depart-
ment were announced by William W.
Bishop, University librarian.
The resolutions which were tenta-
tively approved by the literary col-
lege faculty and which are recom-
mended to the Regents for approval
are as follows:
1. That the literary college
faculty recommends to the Re-
gents that instruction in library
methods be included as a depart-
ment in that school.
2. 'hat admission to the work
be conditioned by three years of
collegiate work and that there be
an excess of honor points over
the number of credits re uired.
Students upon graduation will re-
ceive the degree of Bachelor of
Arts in Library Science, and that
those students successfully com-
pleting graduate work will receive
the degree of Master of, Arts in
Library Science.
3. ' That the details be arranged
by a joint committee which will
be composed of the Dean's advis-
ory committee and the University
Money Appropriated
The Regents have already approp-
riated $17,000 as an initial sum for
"the establishment for a library school
under the direction of th Upivefsity
The formation of such a department
by the University will mark a step
in the general movement of the li-
brary education toward the universi-
ties, rather than the public libraries,
Mr. Bishop said. Previous to 1923,
Illinois, Wisconsin, and Western Re-
serve were the only universities offer-
ing library courses, but since then,
California, Columbia, and Chicago uni-
versities, as well as several smaller
institutions, have joined the move-
ment. He stated that it is the proper
function of the university, not of the
public library, to offer such instruc-
The department to be formed here
will specialize in university and ref-
erence library work, Mr. Bishop ex-
plained, and will be the only school
devoting its chief attention to tat
field. Considerable difficulty has been
experienced in finding librarywo ers
trained in those sepcialties, judging
from the letters received by Mr. Bish-
op requesting information as to where
to find capable employes.
Two Courses Planned
The plans, as they now stand for the
organization of the ne school, divid
the work into two courses: the one-
year, undergraduate course and the
two-year graduate course. The en-
trance requirements for the first year
courses are that the applicant shall
have "completed three years of col-
legiate work with a certain number of
points in excess of hours," and that he
must have a reading knowledge of two
of-the three modern languages, French,
German, or Spanish.
The requirements for the two-year
graduate courses are that an A.B. de-

gree is presupposed, a reading knowl-
edge of French and German required,
as well as one year (24 to 30 hours)
of study in Library Methods, either to
have been taken here or in an ac-
credited library school.
The courses of instruction for th,
first year course are tentatively given
as follows: general introduction to Ii-
brary work, Cataloging, classification
of books, book selection and ordring
for libraries, high school library wok,
care and use of ephemeral material,
and reference work and bibliography.
Th courses to be given in the grad-
nate course are: early printed books,
national and regional bibliography, ad-
vanced cataloging, government docu-
nents, library administration, and ad-
vanced subject bibliography and ref-
erence work.
Baseball Scores

has arranged practically all of the !
dances for the opera.
Mr. Shuter said that more emphasis
than usual will be placed upon the
men's chorus for next year in con-
trast to the policy of making the
women's chorus predominate. With
this exception, there will be no mark-1
ed alterations in next year's opera, lie
The trip next year, now practically
arranged, will be even slightly more
extensive than this year's with the
city of Indianapolis'; included in the
itinerary. It is almost assured that



.- the opera ill play in every city
(By Associated Press) where a presentation was given this
EAST LANSING, April 20.-Faculty I winter due to the great demand from
members of Michigan State college alumni following the production or
have approved the offering, beginning "Tambourine." The eaedter touris
with the opening of school next Sep- ow expected to le permanently es-
tember, of a new course to be called I talished, Mr. Shuter believes, with i
medical biology. It will be a four the success that was accord d tha
years course leading to a science de- University musical comedy this win-
gree, ter in every city played.
r.The music and book for the 21st!
j annual production will be completed
Volcano Subsides before June.
After Ten Days
Announce Date Of
(By Associated Press) Final Law Dance
HILL, Hawaii, April 20.--After ten
days of angry outbursts the volcano !Lawyers' club members will hold
Mauna Loa seemed today about to I their last formal dance of'the year on
subside. The river of molten rock Friday, April 30, it was announced
has ceased to flow upon the seaside yesterday by Erwin Haass, '27L, dance
achairman. Carl Stewart's seven piece
of Hoopuala, which it had submerged orchestra of Detroit will furnish the
for 24 hours. The rift in the moun- music. Tickets for the affair, which
tain above the clouds has sent down is for Lawyers' club members only,


(By Associated Press)
NEW YORK, April 20.-The United
States interest in controversies among
Latin-American states arises from "a
sincere desire that good will shall
reign supreme," Secretary of State
Kellogg said today at the annual
luncheon of the Associated Press.
Disarmament, he said, was of a
greater value than "ambitious pro-
jects" which, though "excellent in
theory," fail to take account of actual
Secretary Kellogg was the chief
speaker on a program which included
Frank B. Noyes, president of the As-
sociated Press and publisher of ther
Washington Star; Jorge A. Mitre, oz
the La Nation, of Buenos Aires; and
Kent Cooper, general manager of the
Associated Press.1
Secretary Kellogg said that the gov-
ernment can only accomplish its pur-
pose with the cordial backing of the
greater majority of the American peo-
ple. This backing, he continued, "is
only obtainable when the press is able
to treat these questions with under-
standing and comprehension of the
broad lines which the government hasJ

tomorrow, and Friday at the side desk!
in the lobby of the Union. Tickets are
priced at $5. Full-fledged members
of the class of '26 will be given first
preference when the acceptance not-
ices are mailed out.
It is planned by the committee, of
which William L. Diener, '26, is chair-|
man, to make this social event of the I
graduates a senior affair only. Coon-
Sanders' Original Night Hawks wlil
come to furnish music direct from a
two season run at the Hotel Congress,
Chicago. The orchestra will be led by 1
Carleton Coon and Joe Sanders, its or- I
This musical organization broad-
casted from Station KYW, Chicago,'
and has played at the Insomnia club {
there, Young's Million Dollar Pier in
Atlantic City, and at other cafes, the-
aters, ballrooms and hotels through-
out the country. They have also rec-
orded for the Victor Talking Machine
Ticket acceptances will be mailed
out the early part of next month, it
was announced yesterday.
(By Associated Press)
OUJDA, Morocco, April 20. - The
three days recess in the Franco-Span-



decreasing waves of lava.
Clouds of smoke overhanging the
island were smaller last night, but
there remained a glow up on the long'

are being sold by club council mem-
bers at $3 each.
Clear Old Houses

ish-Riffian peace negotiations while
DDHadeou Ben Hannou, the third Riffian
delegate, is consulting with the Rif-
Praises Little flan chieftain, Abd-el-Krim, will be
utilized by the French and Spaniards
to straighten out some details in
(By Associated Press) [which they still differ in their respec-
DETROIT, April 20.--Dr. Clarence tive viewpoints.
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