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VOL. XXXVI. No. 150





Explains Grovth Of Arbitration In
Commiercial Disputes; Lads
Recent Graduates
"Nothing equal to it in the history
of legal education anywhere in the
world" was the characterization given
the gift of William W. Cook, donor of
the Lawyers' club,byDean Henry .
Bates, of the Law school, at the
Founder's day banquet last night, in
the club.
"Not only was it a great gift of
money," he continued, "but a part of
a plan for the development of legal
research of a type far better than
known anywhere at the present" I
Dean Bates voiced the "confident
expectation" that the banquet would
become an annual event, serving as
a testimonial to the founder as well
as a home-coming day for graduates
of the school, many of whom were
in attendance last night.
Thank 31r. Cook
A rising vote of thanks to Mr. Cook
was given by the crowd as a recogni-
tion of its debt to him. A telegram
received from Mr. Cook and read by
Dean Bates said:
"You represent a great idea for
the University, the state, and
nation. It will be followed by
other law schools and profoundly
affect the legal profession. It
will have to be worked out care-
fully and slowly, but it has come
to stay. Success to you-William
W. Cook."
At the close f the evening it was
Intounced that principal speaker,
Justice Marvin B. Rosenberry, '93, of
the supreme court of Wisconsin, had
been elected to honorary membership
in the Lawyers' club.
Praises Law Graduates
Both Justice Rosenberry and Judge
Arthur II. Dennison, '94L,, of Cincin-
nati, who also spoke, praised the law
graduates of recent years, saying that
they surpassed those of the older
The growth of the arbitration prin-
ciple in commercial disptes was dis-
cussed by Justice Rosenberry, who
pointed out that this practice was be-
ing extended so that 75 associations of
trade have placed in their constitu-
tions provisions for compulsory arbi-
tration in disputes arising among their
members. Contracts provide for the
settling of all disputes in this way,
thereby avoiding the lengthy and
often costly litigation in court.
"Our law," the speaker said, "was
founded in a time when the population
was agricultural, and many of its pro-
visions have become inadequate for
the settlement of disputes arising un-
der the present industrial conditions."
Changes are being urged, he con-
tinued, which will bring proper pro-
cedure into the courts, and the com-
mercial arbitration courts will aid in
the reform.

Registrar Smith Favors Spring
Elections For Fall Semester
Commenting on the proposal for It is chiefly the necessity for first
holding elections of courses for the printing the various college announce-
fall semester before the close of the mnent~s before the machinery of elect-
ing and classifying in courses can
spring term, urged editorially by The get under motion, that it will not be
Daily, Registrar Ira M. Smith said, "I possible to carry out the proposal for
believe the proposal is an excellent allowing the election of next fall's
one, but it is now too late to attempt courses this spring. Material for the
to carry itrout this spring. rIowQver, literary announcement will not be in
I see no reason why the p~ractice of until May 10.
allowing students to choose their Under the present system three
courses each year before the opening committees are charged with the task
of the semester should not be even- of classifying students, including the
tually adopted. Certainly it has many freshman elections committee, the
advantages to recommend it over the elections committee for sophomores
present practice of waiting until the and other undergraduates, and the
'last minute' in making elections and classificatons committee, which is in
classifying." charge of the classification for certain
Two reasons, the registrar pointed courses only, students being classified
out, will prevent adoption of the plan in others through the various depart-
this spring. The first is that accord- ments.
I ing to rule of the Regents, students As proposed by The Daily, students
must present a receipt showing that should be allowed, in order to give
tuition has been paid before they may them better opportunity for making a
classify; and the other is that there wise selection of courses, to make
is not sufficient time remaining in the their elections for the following term,
present school year to introduce the sometimebefore the close of the cur-
system, rent semester.j



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Points Out That Environmental Facts
Are Too Often Subordinated To
Hereditary Influences
Pointing out how the older theories
of heredity almost entirely disregard-,
ed the effect of environment and that
they regarded certain factors, such as,
the polarity and symmetry of an or-
ganism as being inherent in its proto-
plasm, Prof. Charles Manning Child
of the University of Chicago, interna-
tionally known biologist, speaking on
"The Organism and Environment in
the Light of Physiology" last night in
Natural Science auditorium, showed
how conditions outside of the organ-j
ism causes differentiations.
Professor Child confined his proof
to the influences of external agents on
the polarity of the organism. He
showed that as the result of experi-
ments and research, graduations along
the axes of the organism can be ef-
fected by external physical and chem-
ical agents. Illustrating his talk with
lantern slides the lecturer showed the'
specific differences, due to external
factors, that occur in the simple and
complex forms of life. Professor
Child, while not discounting any ef-
fect that heredity might have on the
organism, said in conclusion, "Pri-
marily, the general pattern of the or-
ganism is the result, not only of
heredity, but of heredity plus environ-I
Professor Child is known as an ex-'
perimental zoologist who has been re-
sponsible for many new biological
theories, being especially interested in

Stalker, P1awlowski To Talk On Phases
Of Aviation From Detroit hadio
Stations Tueslay
For the final "Michigan Night" >ro-
gram of the year members of the fac-
ulty will go to the Detroit studio of
stations WCX and WJR from which
the program will be broadcast at . ;
o'clock Tuesday, April 27. Prof. F. W.
Pawlowski and Prof. E. A. Stalker of
the engineering college will ,ak'
the future of commercial avation and
the work done in the furtherance of
aeronautics at the University. Profes-
sor Pawlowski designed the wind tun-
nel located in the new Engineering
building, which will serve as a test-
ing apparatus for airplane models.
The University hospital will present,
through the medium of Dr. P. M. Hick-
ey and Dr. E. A. Pohle, both of the
department of roentgenology, a paper
upon the associated fields of the X-ray
anhd violet ray. The new crystal glass
which does not remove the violet raysj
from the light of the sun will be ex-
plained. It is thought that this topic
is of special interest at the present
time since the violet ray is thought by
the layman to be a "cure all"; its
value and method of use will be
explained by Dr. Hickey.
Prof. A. S. Aiton of the history de-
partment will speak on "The Present
Situation in Mexico." Lionel Crocker
of the public speaking department will
explain the "International Aspect of'
this State University." Mr. Crocker
has taught in the Far East and will
be a member of the teaching staff of
the S. S. University which will make p

States That Violators Of Liquor Laws
Operated Before Passage Of
IS1lt Aniendnient
(By Associated Press)
DETROIT, April 23.-Prohibition
has increased the efficiency of the
average worker so that he is now
more nearly able to work up to ma-
chine capacity, declared R. H. Scott,1
president of the Michigan Anti-Sa-
loon league, at the state dry conven-
tion here today. "Before prohibition,
Monday was one of the poorest pro-
duction days of the week," he asserted.
"Now it is a full-pover day like other
days of the week."#
Scott spoke on "Prohibition in Busi-
ness." The business man, he declared
judges prohibition in terms of results,
not as a moral issue. "He judges it
from the standpoint of production and
"Efficiency has increased and stead-
ledl. The turnover of labor dropped
with the advent of prohibition and has
remained comparatively low since."
Repudiates Beer Demands t
Scott repudiated the testimony ofl
labor leaders appearing before the
Senate committee investigating prohi-
bition enforcement, that laborers are
demanding beer.
"In Michigan there are 900,000
workers and only 10 per cent are or-
ganized," he declared. "Workmen are
not demandinf beer, in my opinion.
Teicy want a steady job good -workingt
conditions and good pay."
('rif icizes GovernorI
If Gov. Alex J. Grosbeek would take
a personal interest, Michigan would'
have beUter enforcement of the Vol-
stead act, Scott: asserted.j
Dr. Nicholson told the convention
that "the United States government
is not impotent and there is no need
for it to quail before a minority of
nullificationists." He read newspaper
clippings which he said showed there
was bootlegging and "blind pigs" be-
fore the advent of prohibition.
"We simply are dealing with a big
gang of law breakers," he declared.
"They were law breakers before pro-
hibition. Law isn't sacred to them.
No law could be passed they would
orority Girls !
Average $1,357'
Spen Anull

Adelphi Wins
From Alpha Nu
Freshman Trio
Adelphi's freshman debate team last
night won the annual Adelph'i-Alpha
Nu debate, supporting the negative of
the question: Resolved, that the meth-
od of handling a moral problem as
typified by the 18th Amendment is
wrong in principle. The Oratorical
association's freshman debate cup goes
to Adelphi for.the second time, Alpha
Nu having woh it twice also. The
I cup goes to the permanent possession
of thesociety winning four out of
seven debates.
Adelphi's team is composed of Earl
Gremel, Harold Olson, and Russell
Sanderson, all three of whom were on
last year's state scholastic champion-
ship team. Walter Fulghum, Paul
Kern, and Durwin Brownell composed
Alpha Nu's trio. Prof. T. C. Trueblood
was chairman of the contest. Prof.
R. T. D. Hollister and Lionel Crocker
of the public speaking department
along with V. W. King, '27L, of the
English debating team, acted as
Mchinney's Synopator's and Mill1er'
Brimim sick Recording Orchestra
Furnish Music For Dance
With the ballroom decorated with
flags and streamers and two orches-
tras furnishing continuous music with
an occasional martial orchestration,
the military units of the University
held their sixth annual Military Ball
last night in the Union.
Ray Miller's 11-piece Brunswick re-
cording orchestra, late of New York
city, and McKinney's Syncopators, a
9-piece band from Toledo, alternated
in furnishing the dance tunes occa-
sionally varied with specialties and
A number of military men from the
(district army division were present,
their uniforms lending a military at-
mosiyhere to the accasion affair. Brig.
Gen. L. R. Gignilliat, superintendent o
Culver Military academy; Col. J. S.
Bursey, adjutant general of Michigan;
Maj. Gen. Guy M. Wilson, commanding
officer of the 32nd division; Quarter-
master Gen. Leroy Pearson and Lt.
Col. 0. H1. Tower of the state unit;
Col. C. C. Chambers of Culver and the
commanding officers of the University
R. 0. T. C. and reserve officers from
Detroit and Lansing.
A number of novelties were on the
program, such as a balloon "air raid."
Decorations conformed to the military
character of the occasion, andDooths
were arranged in the main 15allroom
for the military organizations of the
University and the city of Ann Arbor.
Favors were coin purses with the
dance program inside.
"Reograms" with the aid of E' bat-

t I
"The action of the Board of Re-
gents in approving the construe-j
tion of a new stadium is cer-
tainly pleasing to me because it
means a great deal in our fu-
ture program for athletics and
physical education at Michiwan.
"A year ago last March, the
Board in Control of Athletics
had completed an exhaustive
study relative to a new football
stadium and had made a report
to the Regents. This report
considered in detail the rela-
tionship of a new stadium to
the general program and the ac-
quisition of additional facilities
for the physical training of stu-
dents, such as more tennis
( courts, a golf course, another
( field house for general activ-
ities, a winter sports pavilion
( and other units in a broad plan.
This report will prove of great
value now, as it takes up in
( detail the matters to be settled
( before actual construction of the
( stadium can be commenced.
I "The stadium will be complet-
ed for the 1927 football season.
( Much of this work must be done
this year. It is planned to con-
struct another field house at the
same time, to be ready for the
1927 college year.
"I do not believe it is advis-
able to call a meeting of the
Board in Control of Athletics as
now constituted, but to wait un-
til the new, enlarged board is
formed, when it is hoped that
an early meeting may be called
and action taken on the propos-
als approved by the Regents."

will be followed the next week by
meetings to consider the exact loca-
tion, size, and design of the stadium.
SWork on the new home of the Wol-
verines will start soon.
Consider Two Sites
The new field house, a general ac-
tivities building, will be erected either
on the site now occupied by the
Iwooden north stands of Ferry field
ox on land ecently acquired by the
athletic association adjacent to the
Coliseum. If the board in control de-
cides to locate the building on the
present site of Ferry field, work will
bYe started as soon as the wooden
stands can. be removed after the foot--
ball season this fall.
This building will provide additional
facilities for basketball courts, hand-
ball courts, squash, indoor tennis and
golf, and additional space for wrest-
ling. With the possible exception of
a stand seating approximately 100
persons in connection with the squash
court, there will be no provision for
seating spectators, as the building is
to be designed only for the use of
those desiring exercise. When ques-
tioned on the purpose of the new field
house and by whom it will be used,
Coach Yost replied that it is* for
"Michigan men-regardless of wheth-
er they are candidates for Varsity
teams, intramural teams, or no teams
at all."
* Just as the building of the Yost
field house provided more space for
general physical education at Water-
I man gymnasium, the Athletic associa-
tion intends this new building to add
to Michigan's equipment in providing
"athletics for all." This movement is
I in accord with the recommendations
for the improvement of such facilities
contained both in the Day report and
the report adopted by the Board of

Single Decked Football Bowl
Located In Valley To Be
ReadyIn 1927
In addition to having Michigan's new football stadium, a bowl-
shaped structure seating 70,000 or more spectators and located in the.
hills west or southwest of the present area of Ferry field ready for the
1927 football season, a new field house, as large as the Yost field house.
but with no seating accommodations, will be ready by that time, accord-
ing to plans of the Athletic association announced yesterday.
Consideration of definite plans for the stadium will not be started
until after the new Board in Control of Athletics, created by the Regents,
comes into office on May z, Coach Fielding 1H. Yost, director of inter-
collegiate athletics, said yesterday. However, it is understodd that the
structure will be bowl-shaped, and not a double-decker, and will be
situated in a valley, so that 40 rows or more of seats will be built below
the level of the ground. Stadia of this type have been erected at
California and Yale, and may be built at a much smaller expense than
those of the type in use at Illinois, Ohio State and other universities.
The first meeting of the new athletic board, consisting of three
alumni, two students, and nine members of the faculty, has been tenta-
tively set for May 3. This meeting, for purposes of organization only,

The Board in Control of Stu-
dent Publications will hold its
meeting for the appointment of
Managing Editor and Business
Manager of the Michiganensian
on May 1, 1926, and on May 8
will hold its meeting for the ap-
pointment of Managing Editors
tend Business Managers of all
other student publications. Each
applicant for a position is re-
quested to file seven copies of his
letter of application at the Board
CoAice in the Press building five
days prior to the meeting for the
use of the seven members of the
board. Carbon copies, if legible,
will be satisfactory. Each letter
should state the facts as to the
f applicant's scholastic record in
the University, his experience,
his experience upon the publica-
tions or elsewhere so far as it
may have any bearing upon his
qualifications for the position
souht,, ad any other facts
wihtheapplicant may deem
Business Manager, Board in Con-

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theories of old age and regeneration. I "..i.Accurate budgets kept by several tery of arc lights took moving pic-
A luncheon will be given in his honor tureaofworldl. cruise.wil b
at1 'lckn atl te Unin. h rMusical numbers for the program members of sororities of the Univer- ts of the ball. The films will be
at 12 o'clock at the Union. ill f d by Detroit artists. sity show an average expenditure of shown to audiences of the 40 Butter-
willbefurnishedfield theaters in the state.
The University speakers will be trans- $1,357.16 during the school year, ac- -_
ported to Detroit by Waldo Abbot, cording to report made to the regis-
ENIANSprogram director. trar's office by Dean Jean shamilton, n Dining om
dean of women. The report shows1 Will Have M usic
MUST BE MADETODA DTE F NNAL PRN that $960 is the normal minimum W l aM
- amount expended by these girls. Due to the increasing popularity of
Final alterations and corrections in Other statistics compiled at the the main dining room of the Union,
the records of the 'Ensian, prepara- F[H f QUT ST registrar's office show that the aver- Herman Boxer's orchestra has been
tory for the opening of the distribu- age University student spends during engaged to provide music from 6:15 to
tion Tuesday morning, will be made the school year $240 for board, $160 7:30 o'clock every night. For the past
from 9 to 12 o'clock this morning at I Smoker And Pep iMeeting Will Follow for room rent, $150 for incidentals, few months music has been furnished
the 'Ensian offices in the Press build- Affair To Be Held May 5 and $35 for laundry. These expenses ! on Sunday nights.
ing. Lost receipts will be replaced do not vary among members of the Weather permitting next week,
at this time. Announcement was made yesterday ( different schools and colleges, but the meals will also be served on the
Only those purchasers of the boook ' that the annual spring banquet of the records show that the average yearly lower veranda as has been the custom
whose accounts are correct will be I freshman class, in preparation for the I total expense for a student in the each spring. It is further planned to
able to get their copies next week; spring games which will be held May ,literary college is less than in any start serving refreshments on the
others will be able to obtain books 7 and 8 this year, will be given in I other college. The Dental college is second floor porch next week-end dur-
after the regular distribution is com- the assembly hall of the Union Wed- shown to be the most expensive. ing the Friday and Saturday night
pleted. Arrangements for the, deliv- nesday night, May 5. More than 500 The estimates show that during the dances.
ery of the 1926 'Ensians at the Li- freshmen attended the affair last year, school year a state resident student's
brary on Monday, ready for distribu- which was conducted by the under- expenses not including clothing, rail- LONDON.-A marquisate, in recog-
tion Tuesday morning, have been com- class department of the Union. road fare or vacations amount to $715 nition of the completion of his work as
pleted. The banquet will take the form of in the literary college, $745 in the viceroy of India, was bestowed on thel
_______ _- a smoker and pep meeting following Colleges of Engineering and Archi- Earl of Reading.
time dinner, it was stated yesterday by tecture and the College of Pharmacy,
CHOSEN TO fHER Lester Johnson, '27L, chairman of the $765 in the Law school, $840 in the
Union underclass department, one of Medical school, and $860 in the Dental Literary College
Eits chief purposes being to stimulate school.
class enthusiasm. Announcemen
MAIE AIS F UL Joseph Finn, '26, chairman of the n re s Hospital err-cleg-noucmeteale
springgaminesconmittee, will outli Increasei
Prof. James W. Glover was appoint- the program for the annual freshman- Budget $353,000 With a view toward issuing the lit-
ed to succeed Prof. Joseph L. Markley sophomore events and will explain the erary college announcement earlier
as chairman of the mathematics de- rules. The freshman captain will also i!this year than has heretofore been
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More than 100 physicians from the
medical societies of Lapeer, Genesee,
Ingham, and Livingston counties will
come -here Wednesday, April 28, for
a day of clinics at the University hos-
pital, according to an announcement
made yesterday by Dr. Harley A.
Haynes, lirector of the hospital.
During the morning the visiting
'doctors will attend a number of clinics.
To Publish
t Early This Year
- second semesters, necessitating con-
siderable duplication of material. In
i the new announcement, an explana-

Little Appoints Members
President Clarence Cook Little yes-
terday appointed four of the seven
faculty members of the new Board.
in Control of Athletics whichhe was
instructed to appoint by the action of
the Regents Thursday. The four meu,
all members of the old board, are
Prof. William A. Frayer of the his-
tory department, whose term will ex-
pire in 1930; Prof. Alfred ;:Lee of
the engineering college whose term
will expire in 1929; Prof. Olrence T.
Johnston, head of the geodesy and
surveying department, who will serve
until 1928; and Prof. Ralplf W. Aigler
of the Law school, whose term will
expire next year. Professor Aigler
will continue to serve as chairman.
The President will appoint the other
three faculty representatives today.
A sub-committee to consider definite
stadium plans will be appointed at the
first meeting of the new group, the
President announced.


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