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Ward Tollizien To Manage Production;
Starrett Will Handle Stage;
Tryouts Begin Work
Milton Peterson, '27L, is the author
of next year's Union opera, and Ward
Tillizien, '27, has been appointed gen-
eral chairman, according to announce-
ment, made last night. J. Elliott Star-
rett, '28E, was also named as stage
Announcement regarding the opera
book for next winter was made last
night by Prof. Oscar J. Campbell, of
the English department, chairman of
the opera book committee, which has
been considering 11 scenarios, submit-
ted by students, for the past month.
Tollizien and Starrett were appointed
yesterday afternoon at a meeting of
the opera committee on committees.
Peterson wrote two books for next
year's production, one of which was
accepted, in addition to several musi-
cal numbers. He composed practical-
ly all of the music and lyrics for
"Tambourine" this year.
Next year's book contains considera-
ble college atmosphere which is not]
restricted to Ann Arbor, however, but
is applicable to any college town. The
last opera which contained any sug-
gestion of university life was "George
Did It," produced in 1920.
"With the selection of a book which
has a certain amount of college flavor
in it," said Professor Campbell, "we
sincerely hope to please those alumni
who have been asking for its revival
as well as others who prefer that type
of production to that which has been
given the past few years."
The bulk of the music for next year
will not be chosen until Roy Hoyer
arrives in Ann Arbor next Monday, in'
'order that it may lit in with the ideas
for dance numbers that Mr. Hoyer
will bring with him. ,
Tollizien, the new general chairman,
was a member of the make-up com-
mittee the past year, while Starrett'
was on the costume committee. BotI
will begin work at once. The remain-
ing committee heads will be named
later this spring and next fall.
The first tryout of the choruses for
next year's show wa held at the
Mimes theater yesterday. Another will
be held today and two tomorrow in
preparation for Mr. Hoyer's assuming
charge of the chorus work next week.
Distribution of the 1926 Michigan-
ensian will be carried on at the busi-
ness offices at the Press building, be-
ginning this afternoon. The office will
be open from 1 to 5 o'clock every
afternoon except Saturday, when the
hours will be from 9 until 12 o'clock.
Distribution from the Press building
will continue for two weeks, after
which time, according to agreement,
all copies not called for will be for-
feited by the purchasers.
Lost receipts will be replaced and
other irregularities adjusted at the
business offices. Those who have not
purchased copies, but desire to do so,
should place their names on the wait-
ing list at the office. According to the
business staff an attempt will be made
to fill all such orders after May 12.
The price of copies bought at this
time will be $5.50.

Tickets Available
For Party Tonignt
School of Education faculty mem-I
bers and students, who have not yet
obtained tickets for their second an-
nual party tonight in the University
high school recreation room, may re-
ceive them at the door at that time.
Lundquist's orchestra will play for
the entertainment, Which will last
from 9 to 1 o'clock.
Faculty members and students who'
have paid their dues will be admitted
without charge. Graduate students
and others may obtain tickets at $1
BR .


Law Club To Be
Formal Tonight lT BITIONVOE
Stewart's Syncopators, a seven
piece orchestra from Detroit, will fur-
nish the music for the second annual '
spring formal of the Lawyers' club





to be held tonight in the club lounge
room. This orchestra has been alter-
nating at the Palais in Detroit and
has played for previous parties in Ann
The lounge and lobby of the club
will be decorated with cut flowers,
palms and colored fountains. The
guest dining room of the club will
contain bridge tables for those who
do not wish to dance. An act of'
vaudeville has been secured for the
affair. Faculty members and their
wives will be guests. The formal will}
conclude acetivitiec of the Lavrr





Senator Bruce Predicts That "Wets
Will Have Majority In Senate
Before Long"
(By Associated Press).
WASHINGTON, April 29.-The wets

club member:

,A s fl Me Lawyei
s for the year.

Seniors From All Colleges To Receive
Citation For "Excellence In
Approximately 200 students will be
cited for "excellence in scholarship"
at the third annual Honors convoca-
tion which will be held at 11 o'clock
next Wednesday in Hill auditorium.
Names of those chosen have been sent
to the printer in preparation of the of-
ficial program which will be ready
within "a few days.
Students who will be given recogni-
tion are chosen from the senior class-
es of all schools and colleges, and in-
clude those who rank in the upper:
ten per cent of the class and have
maintained an aveage grade of "B"
or better. Holders of University fel-
lowships and scholarships in the
Graduate school, and recipients of
special scholarship awards and medals
which are conferred primarily on the
basis of scholarship, are also included.
The address of the day will be de-
livered by Dr. Lynn Harold Hough,
pastor of the Central Methodist Epis-
copal church in Detroit and former
president of Northwestern university.
The musical program will inclue se-
lections by Philip LaRowe, S. of M.,
organist, and by the Varsity Glee club.
Dean A. H. Lloyd of the Graduate
school will preside.
Seats will be provided on the plat-
form for members of the faculty.
Those invited as honor students will
occupy a reserved section on the main
floor of the auditorium, and the re-
mainder of the seats will be open to
University students and others. I
All classes in the University will be
dismissed at 11 o'clock so that stu-
dents may attend the convention.
,Name Speakers
IFor All - Medic
Smoker May 4
Dean Hugh Cabot, Prof. Carl Eber-
bach and Prof. Max Peet, of the sur-
gical department, and Prof Preston M.
Hickey of the roentgenological depart-
ment in the Medical school, will give
the principal speeches at the annual
all-medic smoker to be held at 7
o'clock Tuesd'ay night, May 4, in the
Mimes theater, it was announced last
night. As in past years, the smoker
will be given under the auspices of
Galens, junior honorary medical so-
The affair, which will be featured by
take-off sketches of members of the
medical faculty, will begin with sev-
eral dancing and musical acts. Fo-
lowing these, a farcical clinic, "As We
See It" will be given by medical stu-
dents. After this skit the gathering
will retire to the Union ballroom
where short talks by the faculty mem-
bers and students will be delivered.
Several short acts will be given and
the Union orchestra will furnish mu-
According to a rule recently passed
by the Barton Hills Golf club, stu-
dents of the University will be al-
lowed to play on that course provided
they procure a guest card from a
member. Heretofore, students were
only allowed playing privileges when
j accompanied by a member.

I again today maded the Senate floor
I their battle ground.
Reviewingthelast three weeks of
hearings before the Senate prohibi-
tion committee, Senators Edge, Re-
publican, New Jersey, and Bruce,
Democrat, Maryland, declared that a
case had been made for a modification
of the Volstead Act.
Senator Edge challenged the drys to
support a national referendum on the
;prohibition question, while Senator
Bruce predicted that the wets would
be in a great majority in the Senate
"before very long."
Evidence before the committee was
that Volstead Act violation is not sec-
tional but universal. Senator Edge de-
clared. Senator Bruce asserted that
the official records show that drunken-
ness was mounting "in all sections of
the country, north, south, east and
wThe two held the floor for nearly
two hours, Senator Edge with a prc-
pared address and Mr. Bruce with an
extemporaneous speech. There was no
response from the dry leaders, nor
was either interrupted.
Urging Congress to invite the
states to conduct a simultaneous ref-
erendum on both the Volstead Act and
the Eighteenth Amendment, Senator
Edge said that if the drys were as
confident as they professed to be that
sentiment had not changed, they
should welcome a verdict of the peo-
Declaring that "more curtailment of
liberty won't help," the New Jersey
senator warned that if the drys did
not want to try modification, they
would "drive the country to a repeal


(By Associated li'es")
ROIE April 29. ---sPremier
Mussolini grimly announced in
Chamber of Deputies this after-
noon at a special session devoted
to a great demonstration of
thanksgiving for his escape in
the recent attempt on his life,
that he was not disturbed by the
possibility of a repetition of at-
tempts on his life-there have
been two in one year-because
he knew that Fascism's march
towards its destiny could not be
"While I understand your no-
ble preoccupation on this score,"
he exclaimed, "I do not intend
to hide myself or cut myself off
from direct contact with' the
mass of the Italian people."
Mussolini faced a vast crowd
jamming every available inch of
space in the huge Montecitorio
auditorium. The ceremonies pre-
ceding his speech were a stirring
tribute of loyalty and affection
for the leader of Fascism. An-
tonio Casertano, president of the
chamber, declared that any men-
ace against Mussolini was also
a menace against the destiny of
Mussolini, and repeated amid
wild excitemen't Fascism's battle
cry-"God save him to us; woe
to whomsoever touches him."
Some tension was caused dur-
ing tributes paid to the memory
of Giovanni Amendola, who died
recently at Cannes from injuries
received at the hands of a mob,
when the communist deputy,
Massi, in speaking for his party,
made reference to Matteotti, the
socialist deputy who was mur-
dered in 1924, and for whose
death several of the Fascisti are
serving prison terms.

$45,225,4A) FOR RIVERS
Plan To Expend $9,000,000 To Better
Lock And Dan Construction
On Ohio River
(By Associated Press)
WASHINGTON, April 29.-Allot-
ment totalling $45,225,450 for river and
harbor improvements during the fis-
cal year beginning July 1, were an-

High Schools To
Debate Today In
Semi-Final Round
Competing in the semi-finals of the
Michigan High School debate league,
four remaining teams will meet today
in the fifth of the league elimination
series. Kalamazoo Central will en-
tertain Ludington, while Yale will de-
bate Hudson at Hudson.
The two winning teams will face
each other May 10 in Hill auditorium,
contesting for state high school
championship) honors. T.Ihe question
for debate, "Resolved, That the Pro-
posed Child Labor Amendment to the
National Constitution Should be Adopt-
ed by the United States," has been the
subject which all teams in the league
have debated upon during the present
league schedule.r
According to G. E. Densmore, de-
bate league manager, preparations are
nearly completed for the final
championship program.

Antlhropologist Will Discuss Results
Of Recent Univ(-rstiy

of the Eighteenth Amendment." SLIDES WILL BE SHOWN
Senator Bruce told his colleagues
that not many of them were "really in1
sympathy with prohibition" and that Dr. Carl E. Guthe, associate direc-
if they were consistent the modifica- tor of anthropology, will give a lec-
tionists would be in the great ma- I Lure on the University of Michigan
jority. Philippine expedition at 8 o'clock
"We have had our hearing," he
said, referring to the prohibition com- Wednesday night, May 5, under the
mittee, "and it was destructive to the auspices of Sigma Xi, national lion-
hollow pretenses of prohibition." orary society for the promotion of
Supporting his prediction that the research in both pure and applied sci-
wets would grain a majority of thee
Senate in the not distant future, the umae yesterday.
Maryland senator referred to "the In 1922, the Uv .
proibiionfiht"in onecton it In 1922, the University museums
prohibition fight" in connection with I sent an archaeological expedition to
the senatorial capig n ensljthe Philippine Islands under the lead-
vania and called attention to the fact ership of Dr. (luthe. The party re-
that next fall there would be a refer- mained there until 1925 and made an
endum in New York state on the e th e souten alf
extensive study of the southern half
question of prohibition. l of the islands. Most of the traveling

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nounced today by the war department.
They were provided for in the $50,000,-
000 lump sum appropriation carried
in the annual army supply bill, $4,774,-.
550 being reserved for contingencies.
Funds are allotted to continue work
on 252 projects, already authorized,
on the Atlantic, Pacific and Gulf
coasts, the Great Lakes and inland
waterways and in Alaska and insular
possessions. The allotments have no
(connection with the project proposed
in the $36,000,000 authorization bill
now pending in the House.
The amounts distributed range from
$500 for minor improvements to $9,-
000,000 for continuing lock and dam
construction on the Ohio river, with
an additional $250,000 for open chan-
' nl improvement.
In making public the allotment, Sec-
retary Davis said those for projects
I in the Missippi valley had been made
in accordance with a program which,
nf it is followed, would result in the '
completion within approximately five
years of the major projects of thci
Mississippi river system. "Should
definite congressional approval be giv-
en to this five-year program," he ad-
ded, "we will complete our existing
interior projects as cheaply and as
rapidly as possible, incidentally en-
abling contractors to purchase ade-
quate equipment now." -
Missing Men
Are Safe At
Point Barrow
(By Associated Press)
SAN FRANCISCO, April 29.-A wire-
less message from the company's sta-
tion at Point Barrow, Alask, saying
that Captain George H. Wilkins, andl
his pilot, Ben Eielson, of the Detroit
Arctic expedition, were safe at that
point after being missing for thirteen
days, was received by H. Liebes and
company, furriers.
The message said: "Will need twen-
ty tons of coal extra as we are using
a quantity keeping the motors warm.
Wilkins and party are stopping at our
The coal will be sent from here next
week on the steamer Charles Brower.
the company's Arctic fur carrier.
Wilkins is a close friend of Charles
Brower, the agent who sent the mes-
Wilkins accompanied Stefansson on
one expedition which stopped at the
Point Barrow station of the fur com-
Liebes said that there are eight or
nine whites living at Point Barrow
and all have been looking forward to
the return of the exploring party.
Ii.'phasizing the fact that organized
(labor should be subject to the juris-
'diction of the courts and within the
reach of the law, Judge William
Lloyd Huggins, national authority on
labor problems, spoke yesterday af-
ternoon on "The Basis for Labor's An-
tagonism to the courts."
Judge Huggins depicted the hostilef
attitude of labor toward important Su.
preme court decisions, and cited fam-
ous cases in which labor authorities
had claimed these court decisions to
be unsatisfactory and oppressive to
labor interests.
(By Associated Press)
DETROIT, April 29.-Philip(
N. Krasne, of the University ofj
Michigan, won first place tonightj
in the state finals of the national
! inpol i.otnntr lrn fc

'Glee Club Will Also Take Part
Detroit Concert For State
Alumni And Groesbeck


Presenting a program before Gov.j
Alex Groesbeck and the Alumni of
the state, the Varsity band and Glee
club appear in Detroit in the Coliseum
at 8:30 o'clock tonight. Those who
take part in the concert will leave
Ann Arbor at 4:00 o'clock in a special1
car and will return after the concert.
Mayor Robert A. Campbell treasurer'
of the University, Theodore Harrison,
director of the Glee club, and Capt.
Wilfred Wilson, director of the band
will accompany the party.
The concert, which will be a combi-
nation of the numbers of both or-
ganizations, will be supplemented by
solos by members of the Glee club.
A featured part of the program will
be the solo work of Barre Hill, '26,
who has been soloist of the Glee clu)
for the past three years, and who will
give the "Prologue from 'Pagliacci'
and a group of English songs. Otto
Koch, '27, another soloist of the Glee
club will also sing. The Glee club1
has a repertoire of 25 numbers and
will choose a group from that number,
included in which will be "Clan Al-
pine" by Bruch, with a baritone solo
be Barre Hill. Others numbers willt
be selected from the group of col-u
lege songs, sung by the entire club."
The band will give 'several marches?
and as a specialty will play selections
from "The Chocolate Soldier" and the
"Moon Madrigal" by Willeby. Anotherl
number by the band will be selections
from "The Student Prince" with spe-
cial orchestrations by Captain Wilson.t
The program will be concluded with
"The Yellow and the Blue" by thet
combined band and Glee club.
Current Events
Contest Details
lAre Made Public
Definite arrangements for the local1
preliminary examination in the New1
York Times current events contest, to
be held Saturday, were announced
yesterday by Prof. Joseph R. Hayden
of the political science department,
chairman of the committee. The init-1
ial test for the Michigan entrants will
be given at 9 o'clock in the morning;
f in room 2003, Angell hall.
The department will furnish all ne-
cessary paper, but the students must
bring sealed envelopes containing
their name, with a pseudonym to be
used on the examination paper, writ-
ten on the outside. In this manner1
the committee can correct the papers
without knowing whiose work they are
Although registration was intended
to be completed by yesterday, it is
still possible to make arrangements
for late entrance with any member1
of the committee.
The name of the winner will be an-
nounced in The Daily simultaneously
with the New York Times within a
few days after the examination, in
accordance with agreements made by
the general committee.
I Tickets for the annual spring ban-
quet of the freshman class, sponsoredI

'AT 84, 025,000, 000
President Coolidge Approves Offer;
Payments To Be Met Over
Long Period
(By Assoc'iated Press)
WASHINGTON, April 29.-Agree-
mont for a settlement of the $4,025,-
000,000 French war debt was reached
late today by the American debt com-
mission and Ambassador Berenger.
France's last offer fo'r a total pay-
went of $6,847,674,000 over a 62-year
period was received by the commis-
sion early in the afternoon. And after
an hour's consideration it was laid
before President Coolidge, who gave
his approval.
The offer exceeded by more than
$600,000,000 the best proposal of the
unsuccessful Caillaux mission of last
summer and its acceptance ended
more than eight months of almost
constant bargaining between repre-
sentatives of the two countries.
The settlement not only concluded
negotiations with America's secont
largest war debtor, but substantially
completed the commission's work of
,funding the $10,102,000,000 foreign
war debt of this nation. Only $295,-
000,000 of this amount remains un-
The end of the long discussion be-
tween the two countries came quickly
and quietly in marked contrast to the
excitement which marked the visit of
Caillaux mission. France authorized
her ambassador to accede to the com-
mission's demand that the first pay-
ments be increased beyond $25,000,000
annually, and thus remove the main
stumbling block.
Mr. Berenger gave Secretary Mel-
Ion, chairman of the commission, a
new offer, providing for payment of
$30,000,000 the first two years and
making other readjustments, and, al-
though Secretaries Kellogg and Hoo-
ver were absent, the commission
quickly gave its approval. Ambassa-
dor Berenger went to the treasury
later and -he and Secretary Mellon
signed the agreement.
The present value of the total pay-
ments on a 41-4 per cent basis, the
amount of interest charged on most
of the loans made by this government
to obtain the money for France, is
$2,008,122,624, or about 50 per cent
of the debts funded as compared with
the Italian settlement of 25 per'cent.
The agreement does not include the
"safety clause" heretofore demanded
by France which would relieve that
country of its debt responsibilities in
the event of failure of Germany tc
meet its reparations. This provides
for the funding of $4,025,000,000 rep-.
resenting $3,340,000,000 in principal,
and $685,000,000 accrued interest to
the date of the agreement.
Payment will start at $30,00,000 for
the first two years, $32,500,000 for the
next two years, and $3,000,000 the
fifth year. They will increase to $40,-
000,000 the sixth year and graduate
upward $10,000,000 annually until the
thirteenth year. The payments will
then increase $5,000,000 annually until
the seventeenth year, when the total
will be $125,000,000. Annual payments
of $125,000,000 will be paid thereafter
until the sixty-second year when the
final amount will be $177,674,104.
Interest charges on the debt will
average a little more 'than one and
five-eighths per cent. No interest will
be charged during the first five years.
For the next ten years, interest will
amount to one per cent annually; for
the next ten years, two per cent; for

the next eight years, two and one-
half per cent; for the next seven
years, three per cent; and for the re-
maining twenty-two years, three and
one-half per cent.
Similar to the other agreements, the
debt bears interest of four and one-
quarter per cent to Dec. 15, 1922, and
three per cent thereafter to June 15,
1925, the date of the agreement on
the amount of the debt.
LONDON.- Mrs. Lillian Charlotte
Anne Knowles, economist and educat-
or, is dead.
Seats for Eugene O'Neill's
Icyl of seaplays, "S. S. Glen-
cairn," to be presented by the
Mimes Wednesday, Thursday,
Friday and Saturday of next
week in tie Mimes theater, have

Choose Five For
Atkinson Finals
Five students were selected from a
list of tryouts yesterday afternoon in
Mason hall to compete in the finals
of the Atkinson Oratory contest which
will be held May 14 in University hall.
They are: Joseph H. Shipman, '26,
Geneva Wheeler, '26, William Marin,j
'28, D. A. Howell, '26, and Harry Se-I
ligson, '26.
The winner of first honors in the
finals will be awarded a gold medal,
and a testimonal of $50. Second prize
will be $25.
Alienist Talks To
County Physicians
Dr. David Clark, of the psychiatry
department of the Detroit College of
Medicine, addressed the regular{
monthly meeting of the Washtenaw
County Medical association in the
Chamber of Commerce building last
night,.discussing "Trouble Cases From
the Mental Angle."
Dean Hugh Cabot, of the Medical
school, and Dr. James Bruce of the
internal medicine department led dis-
cussions on Dr. Clark's paper, follow-
ing the lecture.
Michigan State
Beats Syracuse?
(By Associated Press)
EAST LANSING, April 29.-Michi-
gan State college defeated Syracuse
~tivArcit i-,, sn hn a l prt I-n-Inv A I

was made in a 75 foot schooner fur-
nished by Dean C. Worcester, '89, who
has played an important part in the
history of the Philippines.
In the three years, Dr. Guthe made
twenty trips to different parts of the
islands looking for burial places in
an attempt to discover evidences of
old Philippine manners of living.
Searches were made in both caves andj
graves where the dead were buried.
Dr. Guthe found a large amount of
I Asiatic porcelain and pottery and alsoi
discovered a large number of trinkets
such as ear rings, bracelets, and other
ornaments. A great share of his find-
ings was brought to the museums.
In his lecture Wednesday night, Dr.
Guthe will devote the greater part of
his time in discussing the various in-
cidents of the trips. The lecture will
be in the nature of a travelogue and
will be illustrated by lantern slides.!
Physicists Will
Assume Positions
In Other Schools
Having received positions in other
colleges for next fall, George E. Van
Dyke, instructor in physics, and Louis'
R. Weber; assistant in physics, will
leave the University at the end of
the present semester, it was announc-
ed by the department yesterday.
Mr. Van Dyke will become an in-
structor at the University of Wiscon-
[sin. At Michigan, he has been tak-
ing his graduate work, specializing in
X-ray research.
Mr. Weber will go to the Friends'l
university, Wichita, Kans., where hei
i will become professor of physics.

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