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VQL. XXXVI. No. 148








(By Associated Press)
NEW LONDON, Conn., April
21.-With three seamen dead and
nine others injured, six of them
seriously, a naval board of in-
quiry had before it today the task
of determining the cause of an
explosion which shattered the
battery room of the submarine
S-4 9.
It was the second major disas-
ter suffered by the submarine
base here in less than a year.
Last September the S-51, a sister
ship of the S-49, went down off
Block island with 33 officers and
men after a collision with the
steamer City of Rome.
The blast on the S-49 came
withoutwarning just after the
seamen had finished a meal. No
officers were aboard, but within
a few minutes comrades of the
sea, their heads hooded with gas
masks, entered the wrecked and
gas filled room and carried the
12 victims of the explosion to
the open air.




Quakes Shake
Hawaii After
Mount Erupts
(By A Rsocated Press)
HILO, T. IT., April 21.-Terrifvn
earthquakes shook the district of
Kilauea volcano, on the 4,000-foot level
of Mauna Loa, which has been in erup-
tion for a. week past, yesterday after-
noon. The quakes caused enormous
avalanches in Halemaumau (Pit of
Everlasting Fire), which is nearly al-
ways active following an eruption on
Mauna Loa.
Prof. J. A. Jaggar, director of the ob-
servatory, says the tilt of the quake
indicates moving lava toward the pit.
KONA, .T. H., April 21.-The wrath
of the Goddess Pele apparently 'has
been appeased by the sacrifice of the
ancient village of Hoopuloa. The lava
flow from Mauna Loa today -was a
rapidly cooling fire-studded mass. It
was more than sufficient, however, to
block movement of automobiles overj
the government road, which it had.
buried deep in slag where it crossedlto1
the sea.
REDDING, Calif., April 21.-Lassen
Peak was in eruption for an hour yes-

Cooley Shows Decrease In Engineering
Enrollment; Bates Declares Law
Building Is Defective
Indicating a decline in the need of
disciplinary action on the part of Uni-
versity officials, Joseph A. Bursley,
dean of students, reported to Presi-
dent Clarence Cook Little recently
that during the past year "not a single
case came up for reference to the
University committee on discipline
and only one group was cited to ap-
pear before the Senate committee on-
student affairs." This report and
those of the heads of other depart-
ments of the University are now in
the process of publication in the Pres-
ident's Annual Report.
"This year," sthe report of the Dean
continued, "was free from theater
rushes and hazing." The success of
the Student council was cited by Dean
Bursley as the reason for the'improve-
ment of conditions.f
In discussing the problem of "bring-
ing the fraternities to a better realiza-
tion of their relation to the University,
of reaching the unorganized students,
and of establishing in the mind of the
student a greater feeling of respect
for the law in general and the Vol-
stead act in particular," Dean Burs-c
ley asserted that the only solution1
would be "by providing means for1
close personal contact between each
student in the University and a mem-:
her of the faculty or administrative
officer." Suggesting a subdivision ofI
the student body into groups with a
faculty advisor for each subdivision,t
Dean Bursley stressed the point that1
the group should be small enough fort
close personal touch to be possible.
In the report of Dean John R. .f-
finger, of the literary college, atten-
tion was called to the advisability of
an early completion of the south
wing of Angell hall. "This wing will
not only provide accommodations for
the economics department, now poor-t
ly housed in what was the old chemi-
cal laboratory, but it will also pro-t
vide a lecture room with' a seating
capacity of about 1,000,-somethingr
the campus greatly needs," he said.
In the literary college, 11.9 per cent
of the Freshman class was asked to
withdraw on account of failures in1
scholarship, according to the report.
Of those asked to withdraw, 12 per
cent were deficient in foreign lan-
guages. Other figures which were pre-t
sented by Dean Effinger showed that
there is no present tendency among
the students at this University to at-t
tend a smaller institution for two
years and then come here. The real
tendency is to come here after one1
year at another institution.f
Preiedie Work Scored
Calling attention to the sharp dimi-
nution of enrollment between thet
Freshman and th Senior years in the
Medical school, Dean Hugh Cabot, of
that school, said that either the se-
lection of students is faulty or that
the premedical course as now plan-
ned is not an adequate preparation.(
At the present time it is not easy to
see any more satisfactory system than
the selection by the credit system, the
report continued. "The most serious.
stumbling block lies in the atmo-
sphere which surrounds the premedi-
cal work." The difference in the num-
ber of hours that a student carries
in his premedical work and his work
in the professional school causes a
sudden and unnatural transition when
the student first starts Ihis medical
studies. "I am struck by the fact,"
Dean Cabot said, "that the pressure
in most colleges is at the present time
too low for those who have made up
their minds to undertake the study of
medicine. I suspect that loose habits
of work are thereby fostered and that
to some extent the qu-ality of the pre-
medical work is antagonistic to medi-
cal work."
Fire Danger Seen
Attention was called by Dean
Henry M. Bates, of the Law school, to
the serious defects of the present law
building. "The building makes no
pretense to fireproof construction,
Dean "Sates said. It is supported al-
most entirely upon wooden beams and

joists, and it is already a question
whether the second and third floors5
are strong enough to bear the weight
now put upon them. That weight must
necessarily increase from year to year,
with the accumulation of books and
equipment and with a larger number
of persons using the building, as time
Rocs on."



Minnesota Botanist Explains Growth
Of Vegetation In Glacier
National Bay Area
Describing the vegetative and gla-
cial characteristics of Glacier National
bay, Prof. William S. Cooper of the
botany department of the university
of Minnesota spoke yesterday after-
noon in Natural Science auditorium
on "The Glacier National Bay Monu-
ment, Its Scenic and Scientific Fea-
tures." Professor Cooper explained
that the glacier completely filled the I
bay in 1794 and since then has re-
treated more than 60 miles. The
growth of vegetation as the ice re-
cedes, Professor Cooper stated, is
characterized first by the appearance
of herbs, then by shrubs, such as the
alder, and finally by tree seedlings
and forests.
These different stages in plant,
growth can be seen in the region of
Glacier bay, the. lecturer pointed out.
Colored lantern slides illustrated
scenes of fjords, cataracts, icebergs, I
and the vegetation in the Glacier Bay
region. Professor Cooper explained
that from the receding glaciers hun-
dreds of icebergs break off. Th'e ice,
he said, is indigo blue at first but
with exposure turns to white rapidly.
Professor Cooper showed pictures of
the vegetative remains which he
found as the present glacier receded.
Stumps of trees which were buried
under 3,000 feet of ice he has found
in a perfect state of preservation. Thej
forests, he said, were of spruce and,
The scenic beauties of the Glacier
National bay were shown by the slides.i
Professor Cooper stated that contraryj
to reports, Muir glacier, the discov-
ery of which by John Muir made the
region famous, was not "dead", but
that icebergs were constantly break-'
ing off from it. In the collection of
lantern slides was a picture of Rus-
sel island, in Glacier National Bay,
which was named in honor of Prof.
I. C. Russel, former head of the Uni-
versity geology department.
In his lecture last night, "Eight{
Days in the Desert", Professor Coop-
er told of an expedition to the Mexi-;
can desert which was made a year ago
under the supervision of the desert
laboratory at Tucson, Arizona. TheI
speaker showed different types of des-
ert vegetation, the creosote bush, mes-
quite and several- varieties of cactus.;
The lecture proper was illustrated
with slides while moving pictures of
the expedition were also shown.
I TimP *aat i

Canon Chase Declares Motion Picture
Industry Is Cause For Crime
Wave, Not Dry Law
(By Associated Press)
WASHINGTON, April 21.-Fiery as-
saults on the wets in general and
some of their witnesses in particular,
including the leaders of organized
labor, furnished the high, spots of to-
day's presentation of the case for the
drys before the Senate prohibition
United States District Attorney A. 1.
Bernsteen, of Cleveland, took issue.
with Lincoln C. Andrews, dry en-
forcement chief, that the sale of non-
intoxicating beer for consumption
only in the home might aid in making.
administration of the prohibition laws
more effective. He asserted every ]
place where such beer was sold would'
become a potential dispensary for'
hard liquors, thus increasing present[
difficulties in law enforcement.
Attacks on labor leaders, some of
whom have appeared before the com-
mittee to urge the sale of light beer.
were launched by Charles Spelzle, of
New York, who said he appeared on
behalf of himself only. He declared
that during the past few years it had,
been almost impossible to have a
labor leader who valued his job come
out in favor of prohibition enforce-
ment no matter what his personal

Ratification, Which Comes After Bit-
ter Debate, Starts Good Feeling
It Italian Circles
(By Associated Press)
WASHINGTON, April 21.-The two-
billion-dollar Italian war debt settle-
ment was ratified today by the Senate,
54 to 33, but opponents served notice
they would move for reconsideration.
They want time to discuss an
amendment by Senator Howell, Re-I
publican, Nebraska, by which Italy
would agree to issue bonds in the
value of the debt payable annually in
the amout that Italy agrees to pay on
account of interest and principal each
Administration leaders are hopeful
that the motion to reconsider, whicht
Senator Reed, Democrat, Missouri,
gave notice he would offer, will be
voted down. Long discussion is in'
prospect, however, and meantime the
debt settlement measure will be with-

Pushes Settlemecnt
Secretary Mellon
Andrew Mellon, secretary of the
treasury, active in the negotiation of
the French debt settlement, says final
agreement awaits the action of the
American commission on "any offer
made by France."

Wolverines Get Three
Two Doubles To Gain
After Two Are Out

terday, beginning at 12:30+
volcano emitted a cloud


Singles And
Four Runs
In Third

o'clock. The
of smoke

which was thick with ashes. The
eruption was regarded as an insignifi-
cant one, but attracted much atten-
tion in Redding and Shasta county
Suzzallo Says Raw Students Are On
(hie End; Civilization
Is On Other

By Joseph Kruger
Michigan's Varsity baseball nine
opened the home season yesterday
afternoon with a 6-1 victory over
Michigan State college, the Wolver-
ines experiencing little difficulty in
downing the up-state team.
Coach Ray Fisher divided the pitch-
ing burden between his three first
string hurlers, Jablonowski, Waite.
and Miller, and the State college
players were credited with but three
hits, all of which were secured from
Jablonowski. Michigan found Wake-
field and Kuhn, who was sent into
the game in the third frame, for ten
safe blows, five of which came in the
third when the 'Wolverines scored four



conviction might be. SAYS METHODS CHANGEt
Prohibition has been made a politi- i.
cal question within the ranks of labor, I--
he said, adding that as a result "it "Much progress has been made in
has been impossible to secure a fair the field of education durilg the last]
vote in any labor convention regar- 20 years," said Dr. Henry Suzzallo,j
n te ranyhibon qnetion rear-president of the University of Wash-
Motion pictures camne in for attack ,igton, who spoke before an assemblyI
from Canon William S. Chase, of thIe of the School of Education yesterday
International Reform Federation, who afternoon in the auditorium of the
declared that they and not prohibi- University high school. "Educators }
tion were responsible for the crime I are learning definitely what to do ands
wave in this and other countries. how to do it. Education used to bes
Testimony recently given before the worked out in an indirect way, but 3
committee by Father Francis Kasa- today, through the aid of psychology1
ezun, of Sugar Notch, Penn., regarding jand sociology, results and methods of I
moral conditions among the anthra- } doing things are worked out directly."
cite mine workers, was henouncedby- Dr. Suzzallo stated that educationE
another Catholic priest, the Rev.J. today, like many other professions,
Curran, of Wilkesbarre. R is very highly specialized, with thet
"I know that the citizens of Sugar result that many neglected fields in}
Notch are not drunkards, much less education are being discovered. The
their little children,"kFather Curran three most important fields in educa-
declared, "and I am not afraid to re- tion, however, are those of educa-
pudiate this statement whether made tional psychology, educational sociol-
under oath or otherwise, be witness o S' and the making of school cur-
a laic or a cleric." ssricula.
Father Curran also took a pot shot } "The field of teaching is a bridging
at the wets, declaring he knew them process," said Dr. Suzzallo. "On the
well and knew them to be "a bad lot.' '}one end are the raw students, and
During a two-hour session, the on the other is the civilization int
committee got additional expressionwhich we are living today. To work I
of official opinion that the dry law lout this process of bridging satisfac-
can be enforced and also received torily, the teacher must be a psychol-
through S. L. Strivings, of Castile ogist-in other words, must be able
N. Y., a message from the National to understand the different sides of
Grange against any weakening of the life, and the hardest to understand,
Volstead act and in favor of vigorous I as well as the least understood is
enforcement of the constitution and the emotional side of a person's life.
the laws. The teacher must have idealism, but
the_ __aws.__the important thing regarding ideal.
sVj~A coism is that it must absolutely have!
SHA W~ CO EDY realism in it. All the characteristicsI
Tr TICKETS TO Gof the Anglo-Saxon civilization,- with
T l viK S OIGits American characteristics, also
ON SALE TODA Y must be known by the teacher. It is
for these reasons that educational
-Nsociology has come into the field of
Tickets for "You Never Can Tell'" education."
by Bernard Shaw, which Comedy club) In the making of curricula, the
is presenting in the Mimes theater on )dInathe m a o crricul,
Aprl, 7, 8 ad 9, illgo n sleeducator must have a broad outlook,
April, 27, 28 and 29, will go on sale and experimentation in actual teach-
today at War's, Slater's and Gra- in methods must be done, said the
D am's bookstores and may also be ekra nisbods este
obtained at the box office of the Mimes speaker, ad in its broadest sense, the
teacher mist not consider his work
theater. All seats are reserved, and as dealing with a science, but must re-
orders may be telephoned to the gard it as a philosophy and an art.
Mimes theater. The tickets are priced l "Educational philosophy is one of the
at 50 an d 75 cents.-
at 5 and75 cnts.newest fields in education," added Dr.
The production this year is of the"e
same type as those of previous years,! In conclusion, Dr. Suzzallo said that
and while it is a comedy it can be !hI cnclus Dr. a sai
compared to such productions of t s philosoph that is American in
past as "Outward Bound" of last year American schools.
and "Pygmalion," "Captain Apple-
jack" and "Bounty Pulls the Strings"I
of other years. Comedy club has hadi Slusser Exhibits
signal success in its other offerings VUork In Detroit
of the year, as the many favorableW kD r
criticisms of its last effort "Great
Catherine" in its nine presentations l Jean Paul Slusser, instructor in
in Ann Arbor and 18 on the road tes- ! free hand drawing in the architectur-
tifies. al college, has an exhibition of water
The cast for the play includes many colors at the Gordon Galleries in De-
of the prominent members of the club troit.
who have appeared in various other'
productions Of the year. Neal Nyland,
'26, was the leading man in both Our +e aher A n
"Engaged" and "Great Catherine"and
Margaret Effinger, '26, as Gloria will _
be .remembered for her portrayal of I:a


Both the Hjouse and the Italian par- Student Body Authorizes Distribution Miss Specacular Play
lanent have ratified the agreement Of Placards Quoting'Penalty Although the contest lacked any
anithabeethed tag nttFor Passing adC ecks play of the spectacular variety, th
nd it had been tie expectation that work of the three Michigan pitchers
he bill of approval would go to stood out as the feature of the after-
President Coolidge tomorrow for hisj ACTS ON SPRING EVENTSnoonDon Millerwok t l
ignature, which would serve to bring ---Ithree inning struier, wotrkng t last
he debt agreementt intosfull force. In an effort to halt the practice of and breezed along in easy style.
Negotiations for the settlement of
he French, Jugo-Slavian, and Greek students cashing worthless checks at Walter and Jablonowski also looked
war debts to this country have been the stores of Ann Arbor merchants, good, the latter holding the losers
┬░etadedpendng enat acion n te Ihitless, although tey scored while he
etarded pending Senate actioi On the the distribution of placards contain- was in the box.
talian agreement. Whether they will ing the state law on the subject was Michigan State threate n t'
e renewed before the Senate disposes M ed in the
f the motion for reconsideration re- authorized by the Student council at I very first inning, getting the bases
ains to be determined. its meeting last night at the Union. Ifllwit en ut, but Jablonow
Immediately after the Senate voted One hundred of these signs, quoting out, Kubicek to Wilsu n aysiwent
nd before it got into a half-hour's ) the legal punishment for the passing I Toles started the rally with singles.
pectacular row over the question of 1 ofb ad checks, will be placed in the I, The Wolverines retaliated by dupli-
consideration,: the treasury an-
ocnteysat, the r suey com CIty stores. eating the feat of getting the bases
iission would meet "shortly" to he- According to the business men of full with two out, and then Wake-
On negotiation with Senatory Henryt- the city, the number of checks on field passed Pucklewartz, forcing in
nereinger, the French ambassador, overdrawn accounts has increased the first Michigan run.
vho has been given full power by his materially this spring, due largely to In the third inning, after Lange and
overnment to negotiate a settlement. the carelessness of students in keep- I Edgar were easy outs, Miller reached
Ambassador Berenger and Secre- ing their accounts at the banks. The first when Kiebler threw his ground-
ary Mellon, chairman of the Ameri- state law (Act 271, 1919) is as fol-I er wild. Then followed five successive
lows: hits that resulted in four runs. Puck-
tan commission have discussed the "Section 1. Any person, who, lewartz sent a single through short
ecretary said today that therecould with intent to defraud, shall make stop, and then Kubicek sent the two
no agreement until the or draw or utter or deliver any runners home with a pretty two base
mmsogreeentsstdlthnAmerican check, draft or order for the pay- wallop. Ben Friedman then singled,
made by France. ment on money, upon any bank scoring Kubicek, and Kuhn was sent
The Senate vote came after four I or other depository, knowing at in to relieve Wakefield. Jablonowski
ours of bitter debate and after a the time of such making, drawing, greeted Kuhn with a two bagger over
iotion to send the settlement back to uttering, or delivering, that the second base, sending Friedhan h'ome.
the committee for further investiga- maker or drawer has not suffi- Loos followed with a single, but Jab-
on had been rejected, 54 to 33, the cient funds in or credit with such lonowski was caught at the plate
xact vote by which the agreement bank or other depository, for the when he tried to go all the way home.
ias ratified. payment of such check, draft, or State Scores In Sixth
After this action, the Senate +reject- order, in full, upon its presenta- Michigan State received her lone
d the Howell amendment, 55 to 24; tion, shall be guilty of felony and tally as a gift in the sixth inning
his amendment was presented after punishable by imprisonment for when Kiebler was safe on an error.
ebate had been closed by the unani- not more thian one year or by a Baynes flied out and Kiebler went to
mous consent agreement to vote at 4- fine of not more than $1,000, or second when Hood went out, Walter
nou s ntnagreemeno vtenatr 4 both such fine and imprisonment." I to Wilson. Walter made a bad throw
reed of Missouri, voted against theI In addition to taking the initial in trying to catch Kiebler at second,
gmendment and later for the debt set steps to decrease the number of bad and the runner continued to third. He
lement, explaining that he did so in checks, the council heard reports scored when Edgar's attempt to
order that he could present a motion from the committees handling Swing catch him at the bag hit him in the
o reconsider. out on May 11, Cap night on May 14, back and then bounded off to the side.
the annual underclass games on May Michigan concluded the scoring in
E 7 and 8, and the all-campus elections her half of the sixth. After Wilson
ROME, April 21.-The first news of on May 13. The elections will also went out, Fremont to Macier, Lange
ratification by the United States Sen- include the selection of members of singled to left field. Edgar then sent
ate of the war debt settlement with the five college councils authorized by Lange home with the longest hit of
Italy, reached here through the Asso- I the Student council before spring va- the game, a three bagger.
iated Press. It soon spread to offi- Ication. Speakers for Cap night will I Michigan State College
be announced later this week. ABRHE
.ial quarters and was known at the The Senate Committee on Student Fleser, cf .. 4 0 0 0
Palazzo Chigi, where Premier Musso- Affairs has taken favorable action on Haskins, if............... 4 0 1 0
lini gave a reception in honor of the the two petitions of the council re- Tolles, rf ................ 4 0 2 'F
delegates to the general assembly of questing voting power for the student I Fremont, c ...............4 0 0 0
the International Institute of Agri- ( members of the Senate committee and IKiebler, ss............... 4 1 0 1
culture. also the University discipline commit-IBaynes, 2b .............. 3 0 0 1
General gratification was expressed j tee. H-owever, final settlement of the Hood, 3b ................ 3 0 0 1
to the American ambassador, Henry request has not yet been reached. Spiekerman, lb .......... 1 0 0 0
P. Fletcher, and other members of the Wakefield, p ..............1 0 0 0
embassy. The Senate approval was DRhinehart, rf ............0 0 0 0
l upon as the happy conclusionDB Macir, lb ...............2 0 0 0
which would lead to a new era of For Senior Ball Kuhn, p..............3 0 0 0
closer friendship between the two Ie-
countries. Totals .................33 1 3 3
Distribution of applications for tick- Michigan
TicketsOn Sale ets to the Senior ball will continue ABR H E
from 2 to 5 o'clock today and tomor- Loos, ss................5 0 1 '0
For M ilitary Balli row at the side desk in the lobby of Wilson, lb ............... 5 0 2 1
the Union. The annual senior social Lange, If ................ 4 2 1 0
{_affair will be held on May 21 in the Edgar, c ............... 3 0 1 1
Tickets for the sixth annual Mil- Union ballroom. Miller, rf................2 1 0 0
tary Ball to be held Friday night in Acceptance notices will be mailed I Pucklewartz, cf .......... 3 1 1 0
the Union will continue on general the latter part of this month, it was Kubicek, 2b.............. 4 1 2 0
sale from 2 to 5:30 today, at the desk ( announced by the committee. yester- j Friedman, 3b ............ 4 1 1 2
in the Union lobby announced George day. Jablonowski, p...........2 0 1 0
C. Weitzel, '26, general chairman last Davis,c.................0 0 0 0
night. Favors will also be distributed.- Oosterbaan, rf...........1 0 0 0
The tickets are $5.50. Basebal l Scor s W walter, p..............1 0 0 1
Word has been received that Brig. i____--
Gen. L. R. Gignilliat, superintendent(I .---..., . T.. ., Ttas ............. 6 10 5


.1 V ~ U/L . UV dd'j..'U w a.
Ideas Discussed
ByDr. Whitehead
Lecturing yesterday afternoon in
the Law building, Dr. Alfred N. White-
head, English mathematician and
philosopher, outlined his own philo- I
sophic ideas, correlating them to those
of Descartes and other metaphysi-
Dr. Whitehead, who is now a spe-
cial lecturer at Harvard university,
has been much lauded by critics for
his original concepts. In speaking
yesterday afternoon he treated among
other things the xgenus of physical
facts, space and time, and cosmologi-
cal order.
Tn rpinird to f ~ilm 0lad ,la p. TDr.



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