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Official Quarters Give No Disclosure
Of Intentions In Regard
To Crisis
(By Associated Press)
WASHINGTON, Nov. 24.-While
bleak official silence met every at-
tempt to disclose the Washington ad-
ministration's intentions in the Mex-
ican crisis, Senator Borah of Idaho,
chairman of the Senate foreign rela-
tions committee today published his
views on the situation, declaring that
there "is not going to be any break
with Mexico."
The state department's position was
that Mexico had agreed to the publi-
cation of the oil and land law corre-
spondence, and that spoke for itself.
On the other hand, however ,the Idaho
senator said that after hearing the
correspondence that he had not found
"any threat of any ultimatum."
Senator Hess, Republican, Ohio, and
Senator Norris, Republican, Nebraska,
also issued brisk statements. The
Ohioan said if American rights in
Mexico are placed in :jeopardy, "we
should sever relations," but added
that so far they are not placed in jeo-
pardy." Senator Norris declared he
did not believe the "stern attitude of
the state department was justified."
State Department Silent
The only hint dropped at the state
department was that it looked upon
the Mexican demand for "concrete
cases" as referring to futre specific
instances which may arise when the
new Mexican law becomes effective in
January. Whether the implied Mex-
ican invitation for further diplomatic
exchanges would lead to renewed cor-
respondence and more drastic steps
of protest by the United States was
not revealed.
No attempt was made in official
quarters to soften the impression that
relations are strained almost to the
breaking point and that any definite
act of enforcement of the nationaliza-
tion policy against Americans by Mex-
ico might serve to precipitate a rup-.
ture. w
In Latin-American diplomatic cir-
cles, a tendency was indicated to re-
gard the situation as one suited to
arbitrational treatment at The Hague.
It was suggested that the conflict be-!
tween Mexico's new system of owner-
ship, and the position of the United
States that rights obtained by its na-
tionals under the old system can not
be cut down to fit into the new, seemed
to be an "ideal" one for international
arbitration to decide.
Kellogg Confers With Coolidge
Secretary Kellogg went to the White
House twice during the day to confer
with President Coolidge but it was
indicated that his visits were not re-
lated to the Mexican crisis. He saw
Ambassador Tellez in the afternoon
just before his second trip to the
White House.
Senator Borah after expressing
doubt that American-Mexican 'rela-
ions would be broken, summed up
his opinion in this way:
"Mexico is seeking to work out cer-
tain property problems to change the
nature of property, as it were, in
Mexico. And the state department is
seeking, while this protest is going
on, to protect the property rights of
American citizens. But it does not
necessarily follow that we are going
to break with Mexico."
Russian Envoy Dies
At London Embassy
(By Associated Press)
LONDON, Nov. 24.-Despite the
heroic efforts of Lord Dawson, the
king's personal physician, to save the

life of Leonid Krassin, the Soviet
envoy died today in the old Czarist
embassy, from pernicious anaemia.;
In his death, British officials see the
passing of an able diplomat who was
expected to do much toward re-estab-
lishing the relations of Russia with'
the Western nations.
The body will be sent to .Moscow,

No Students To Be Allowed To Leave
Either Gymnasium And Return
During The Evening
By unanimous vote of the members
at their meeting last night, the 1927
J-Hop committee wentuon record as
being opposed to the use of liquor in
any form at the annual event. No
stronger action could be taken, mem-
bers of the committee believe, at the
present time.
Students will not be allowed to leave
either gymnasium "a d return at any
time during the evening, and further
rules for the conduct of the booths
will be adopted in the near future.
The annual contest for decoration
designs will close December 1, as was
originally intended, and all students
wishing to enter the contest should
submit. their idesigns before that date.
There will be a prize of $25 to the
originator of the accepted scheme. I
The committee also voted against
the use of corsages at the party, and
discussed the possible orchestras for
the event. It is planned again to have
three organizations of national repu-
tation, and though tentative groups
are in mind none of the contracts have
been signed.
Reports on the possibilities of
broadcasting and taking moving pic-
tures at the event were also discussed,
and while no definite action was
taken, members of the committee were
authorized to act on both questions.
it was definitely decided that moving
pictures will again be taken, and it
is very probable that the music will
be broadcast.
Rumanian Queen
Sails For Home
(By Associated Press)
NEW YORK, Nov. 24.-Queen Marie
of Rumania and her children, Prince
Nicholas and Princess Ileana, today
were aboard the steamship Berengaria,
bound for Bucharest, where the king
is ill. The queen bade farewell to her
"dear America" by radio after a 30-
day tour of the United States in a
special train that covered 10,000 miles.
Her last full day in the new world
was filled with excitement, in some of
which she did not share. The police
bomb squad confiscated bundles of in-
cendiary circulars in which the rulers
of Rumania were assailed for mis-
treatment of peasants and the laboring
The queen occupied herself Tuesday
with a stroll on fashionable Fifth and
Park avenues and thence to First ave-
nue and the gas house district, where
children broke through police lines
I to win her smile by calling out "Hello,
Queen," a dinner in her honor given
by Mr. and Mrs. Vincent Astor.

Preference for Sophomores Ends As
General Sale Opens Tomorrow
Afternoon At Union
Nearly half the quota of tickets for
the sophomore prom, which will be
held Friday night, December 10, have
been sold since tickets were placed on
sale Tuesday morning at the booth in
the Union, according to Austin J.
Paddock, '29E, who is in charge of
the ticket sale.
The general sale will start tomor-
row afternoon,sophomores having
been given the preference on Tuesday
and Wednesday afternoons. Many
sophomores have not yet applied for
their tickets and are advised to do so
as soon as possible. The booth is open
from 2 to 5 o'clock every afternoon.
Announcement of the following de-
coration committee' was made yester-
day: James Duffield Jr.,'m9, Robert
F. Warren, '29, and William R.
IKleckner, '29E.
The prom will again be held in the
ballroom of the Union, and dancing
will continue from 9 to 2 o'clock. The;
orchestra for the dance will soon be
One Of Navy Planes1
Downed In Non-Stop
South American Trip'
(By Associated Press)
WASHINGTON, Nov. 24.-The PN-1
missing Navy seaplane,' attempting a
non-stop flight from Norfolk to Colon,)
Panama, has been found the Navy de- I
partnent was advised tonight. All
four members of the crew are believ-
ed safe.
The cruiser Cincinnati found the
machine with her connecting rod brok
en on her starboard engine at 6:35I
o'clock last night on the Carribbean
sea 230 miles south of the Isle of
Washington, Nov. 24.-With one ofE
Navy PN-10 seaplanes attempting a
2060 mile non-stop flight from Hamp-
ton Roads, to Colon, Canal Zone, forc-.
ed down on the Isle of Pines with an
exhausted fuel supply, navy officials
waited hopefully tonight for word of
the other, last reported 150 miles
south of the isle.
. The cruiser Cincinnati, guard ship
between the Isle of Pines and Old
Providence island, over which the
number one plane commanded by
Lieut. D. J. Connell was to have
passed around 11 o'clock this morning,
reported he was preceding north from
I her station to search for the PN 10.
MEXICO CITY. - The Senate has
rAtified the constitutional amendmentj
regarding the election of former pres-

GeneralTicket Sale For "Front Page
Stuff" Will Begin Tomorrow At Union
General seat sale of . tickets for Applications of Union members
"Front Page Stuff," the annual Union which were received up to last night,
opera, which will open December 6 at will be filled today in order of their
the Whitney theater for a week's run, reception. "Distribution of tickets
will begin tomorrow at the main desk through applications has been ex-
in the Union lobby, and will continue tremely satisfactory," declared Paul'
every afternoon from 2 to 5 o'clock Buckley, Opera treasurer, yesterday.
until Friday, December 3. The sale Rehearsals of the cast, choruses and
is for all members of the Union who orchestra have been in progress dur-
did not fill out application blanks for ing the past week, and the work from
Ann Arbor Opera performances, pre- now until the dress rehearsals will
ference for which ceased yesterday. consist in polishing and fitting the
University, women may secure various numbers together so the com-
ticket applications at Hill auditorium plete presentation will run smoothly.
from 2 to 5 o'clock ,Monday. Prefer- Lester, creator of the 400 costumes
ence slips for securing these applica- which will brighten the Opera, will
tions may be obtained; any time before make a personal trip to Ann Arbor
then at the office of the Dean of wom- sometime next week to supervise the
en. Box office general sale of tickets fitting and effect of the gowns and
will begin Friday, December 3 at the costumes. Opera shoes, numbering
Whitney theater. This sale is open 400 pairs, have already arrived andl
to the public. are awaiting a similar fitting.

Point Out That Lower Classes Are
Increasing Three Times As
Fast As Higher Classes
"World War and Poverty, and Birth
Control as a Cure of Them" was the
topic of Dr. James F. Cooper's lecture
in University Hall auditorium yester-
day afternoon. He was the second
speaker of the series under the au-
spices of the Industrial Research com-
mission of the Student Christian as-
sociation. ;The aim of his speech was,.
not to give an absolute and immediate
cure, but to show the statistical rela-
tions of war and poverty to the birth
Tr. Cooper is the medical director
of the Clinical Research department
of the American Birth Control league.
He has investigated the subject in
China, at Fukien Union university, and
in Europe, where he served with the
medical corps of the British army
throughout the war. For the last two
years he has been on a lecture tour
In the United States where has has
assisted the American Birth Control
league by his talks.
"The less people knew about the sex;
problem the better off they were con-
sidered," stated Dr. Cooper in compar-
ing the old ideas to the new, "while
today the topic is openly discussed.
The problem of birth control i the,
main topic of many groups of sociol-
ogists, agriculturists, biologists and.
social workers throughout the world
and should be of profound interest to
all of us.I
Population Increasing
"The population is increasing rap-
idly because of the improved medical
treatment and the ease with which we
can avert famine through the use of!
fast communication and transporta-
tion. In the last 65 years the popula-
tion of the world has doubled due to
the action of these forces and it is in-
evitable that at this rate the world
will reach the saturation point. This
country has already taken' steps to
avert the possible over crowding of
the land through the immigration
laws," the speaker further stated.
The first international conference
on population will meet at Geneva
some time next year through the ef-..
forts of the agriculturists who gave
out the figures that it takes two and
a half acres of land to produce enough'
food for one person for a year. Ac-
cording to their estimates the world,
at the present rate, will be over-
crowded in 200 years. Dr. Cooper,
allowing that the estimate was cor-
rect said that the over-population of
a country brought on war because
of the flux of people from one country!
to another in search of work.
"The lower classes, from a biolog-
ical point of view, are incireasing
three times as fast as the higher
classes." This has led to legislation
in a good number of states that aref
trying to use a preventitive system of
cure. The two types of prevention
that are in practical use are segrega-
tion and sterilization either of which
will be a good preventitive. The
earlier legislation tended toward seg-
regation and the more modern laws
tend toward sterilization.
Grid-Graph To Show
Army-Navy Struggle
Owing to the large number of de-

mands and' intense interest shown by
the campus in general, the grid-graph
management has decided to show the
Army-Navy football game Saturday
afternoon at Ijill auditorium. This
will be the first time the board hasl
been used to show any but Varsity
The telegraphic arrangements for
this game will be the same as had at
all the Varsity games this year and,;
inasmuch as the same operators will
control the board, it is expected that
the story of the game 'will be as ef-
ficient as any of the other showings
The Varsity band will play before the
game and between the halves, and
parade before and after the game.
All men on the 1926 Varsity football
squad who won the M award will be
guests of the management and will
occupy seats directly in front of the
A deviation from the regular price
rates will be in effect, as all tickets
will be 35 cents, which will admit the
bearer to any seat in the auditorium.
Tickets are on sale at Graham'%
Slater's, Wahr's and Calkins-Fletcher's

College fraternity men will meet in
New York. city at the Hotel Pennsyl-
vania, Nov. 26 and 27, Friday and Sat-
urday, under the auspices of the In-
terfraternity Conference for a mutual
discussion of education and social
problems. More than 200 delegates
from nearly all national fraternities
in United States and Canada will
Local representatives for the con-
ference will leave today for New York.
John Boland, Jr., '27, president of the
local interfraternity council, and
Frank Graham, '27, also of the council,
with Dean Bursley will represent
Michigan at the International confer-
With the, fraternity officials will
meet two score educators, college
presidents, and deans from all parts

of the country, invited to the confer-
ence by its educational advisor, Dean
Thomas Arkle Clark of the University
of Illinois. Among the college pres-
idents will be Dr. William Mather
Lewis of George Washington univer-
sity, who will make the chief address
of the conference.
While institutions from every sec-
tion of the country will be represent-
ed, including the universities of Cana-
da, Cornell leads the list with a total
of 22. Pennsylvania representatives
are second in number with 19. Co-
lumbia will have 18 representatives
present, Illinois 16, and New York
university 12. Reports from the In-
terfraternity headquarters in New
York say that every fraternity, from
Acacia to Zeta Psi, will have five rep-
resentatives present.

College Fraternity Men Will Discuss
Social Problems At New York Meeting

Senator Walsh, Who Persisted In 011
Inquiry Until Scandal Developed,
Takes Witness Stand
(By Associated Press)
WASHINGTON, Nov. 24.- The
searching finger of the prosecution
pointed swiftly today to some of the


Ohtio-Miciigan Attendance of 94,000 ;
Breaks All Records In
Football History
(By Associated Press)
CHICAGO, Nov. 24.-Football at-
tendance and gate receipts broke all
records in the Western Conference1
this year. Figures compiled tonight
show attendance of nearly a million
and a half and receipts of more than
Michigan played to 390,000 spec-
tators at home and abroad making an-
other Big Ten record and the Ohio-,
Michigan battle drew 94,000, the larg-
est paid attendance ever attracted to
a football game in history-although!
100,000 tickets for the Army-Navy
have been sold.
The University of Chicago team
failed to win a Conference victory and
scored only two touchdowns against '
Big Ten opponents they "reversed the
field" and finished first in total home
attendance and receipts for the season.
Chicago lead Illinois, the next .
school, by 10,000 in total attendance1
and were more than $100,000 ahead of
the Illini in total receipts.
The largest single gate of the season
was the $170,000 at Michigan-Ohio.'
This was greater than the entire sea-
son receipts of Indiana, Purdue and
Iowa combined.
New stadiums at Minnesota, North-
western and Chicago helped to in-
.crease attendance at those schools 1
and the new field in prospect for i
Michigan next fall will give the Yost-
men a chance for greater attendance.
They had three sellout crowds of
48,000 at home this year. Northwest-
ern's new stadium will be doubled in
size next season.
The at home figures follow:

"Public Health" Subject Of Physical
DIrector; White, Hubbs and
Berry Are Other Speakers
Dr. John Sandwall, director of the
division of hygiene, public health and
physical education, speaking on the
subject of "Public Health" will open
the fourth Michigan Night radio pro-
gram which will be broadcast at 8
o'clock tomorrow through station
WWJ, according to Waldo Abbott of
the rhetoric department, program
He will be followed by Prof. Albert
E. White, director of the department
of engineering research, who will dis-
cuss the contribution of the University
to the field of industry. The depart-
ment of engineering research has been
co-operating withthe industries of
the State in their work, and the talk
by Professor White will show what
has been accomplished by s.uch co-
"Fishes From the Pacific," is the
subject of the talk by Carl Hubbs,
curator of fishes in the Museum. Mr.
Hubbs speit th' last year in collect-
Ing more than 50,000 specimens from
western waters, and it is concerning
this expedition that the talk will treat.
Closing the series of four minute
speeches, Prof. Charles Scott Berry,
of the School of Education, will talk
on "The Training of Retarded Chil-
Samuel Lockwood, violin, Mrs. Sam-
uel Lockwood, violin, Pauline Kaiser,
viola, and Mrs. Lester' Wieder, cello,
all members of the faculty of the
School 'of Music, will furnish the 'mu-
sical numbers for the program.

most vital spots in the government
criminal conspiracy case against Al-
bert D. Fall and Edward L. Doheny.
Then abruptly it was halted as it
moved to perhaps the most important
point of all, the testimony of the mul-
ti-millionaire oil man before the Sen-
ate oil committee that he advanced
$100,000 to the former interior secre-
tary after negotiations for leases in
the Elk Hills, California naval reserve
had begun.
Counsel for the government offered
this testimony in evidence and in-
stantly defense counsel objected. The
jury was excused and after the bat-
tery of legal talent directing the case ,
had conferred with Justice Hoehling
at the bench argument one the ques-
tion was overauntilmcourt reconvenes
Develop Dramatic Story
Before their rapid presentation was
halted temporarily, prosecution law-
yers had developed the dramatic story
of the effort of Fall to conceal from
the Senate committee the source of
the $100,000, carrying the story down
to the point where he asked his per-
sonal friend, Edward McLean, pub-
lisher of the Washington Post, to sub-
cribe to an untruth.
Besides McLean, prominent witnes-
ses today included Senator Walsh,
Democrat, Montana, Prosecutor of the
Senate inquiry, Senator Lenroot, Re-
publican, Wisconsin, a member of -the
oil committee, and Josephus Daniels,
secretary of the navy in the Wilson
The millionaire publisher's 'testi-
mony furnished the thrills of the day
to which the lease examination of
Senator Walsh came as an anti-cli-
max. As the dignified, stern-faced
Montanan took the witnes's chair, the
crowd that packed the court room be-
came tense in anticipation of a long
direct cross-examination of the man
who persisted in the oil inquiry until
a scandal that wrought the capital
was developed.
Walsh Testifies
If such a dramatic chapter of the
trial is in store, lawyers on both sides
deferred its writing, for Senator
Walsh was asked only a few questions
in reply to which he stated that he
caused to be called the meeting of the
oil committee on Jan. 24, 1924, at
which Doheny testified he was the
real source of the $100,000 which Fall
used to enlarge his New Mexico ranch
Preceding Senator Walsh to the
stand, McLean produced correspond-
ence passed in early November, 1921,
in which he declined a proposal of
Fall to interest himself in branch
holdings adjacent to those of the for-
mer interior secretary.
Shortly after that, Fall called on
the publisher personally and persuad-
ed him to advance $100,000 in checks
against Fall's personal note ,which
was to be called within ten days un-
less McLean decided to go into the
ranch. Before that period expired,
McLean said Fall returned the check,
explaining he had obtained the money
"from another source."
Before McLean was called, Senator
Lenroot had told of a visit which he
and Senator Smoot, Republican, Ut1h,
another member of the Senate oil
committee, had made to Fall at the
Wardman Park hotel a day or two
before Christmas, 1923, at which they
were informed that McLean was the
source of the funds.
Members of the play production
classes will present on Wednesday,
December 1, in University hall audi-
torium, the rollicking comedy by
George Kelly entitled "The Torch
Bearers." This will be the first pub-
lic presentation that the class has
made this year, and the first under the
direction of David Owen, who suc-
ceeded Prof. R. D. T. Hollister as head
of that division. Seats for the pro-
duction will be reserved and unre-
served, and both may be obtained at

Wahr's Book store or at the Goodyear
Drug company. They are priced at
50 and 75 cents




Total Total
Attend. Recpts.
Iowa....... 43,000 $100,000
Ohio .......183,000 340,000
Purdue .... 41,000 47,350
Michigan ...195,000 350,000
Indiana .... 20,265 15,847
Minnesota ..155,842 266,000
Illinois ....225,000 400,000
N'western ..179,500 325,000
Chicago ...235,000 510,000
Wisconsin .123,000 180,000
Totals ..1,400,607 $2,534,197



Physics Professors !
To Meet In Chicago
Members- of the faculty of the'
physics department who will attend
the Thanksgiving meeting of thel
American Physical society at Ryersonl
Physical laboratory of the University
of Chicago on Friday'and Saturday,I
Nov. 26, 27, are Prof. H. M. Randall,
director, of the physical laboratories,
and Profs. N. H.nWilliams, W. F. Col-
by, 0. S. Duff endack, E. F. Barker,
0. LaPorte, J. M. Nuttall, and C. F.
The,4neeting will begin upon Friday
when papers, dealing with physical
research on spectra will be read. Fri-I
day night a banquet for the members
of the society will be held at the
Quadrangle club and the papers and
discussions will be continued upon
Saturday. R. V. Zumstein, National
Research fellow of the University of
Michigan, will deliver a paper upon
the absorption spectrum of antimony
vapor; other papers by faculty mem-
bers, will be given by R. A. Wolfe and'
O. S. Duffendack, on the excitation of
arc spectrum of nitrogen, G. A.
Stinchcomb and E. F. Barker, on the
fine structure of three infra red ab-
srnntion hands of ammonia. G.D. i

Scholarship prizes of $100 each
will be awarded this year, by the r
Board in Control of Student Pub-
lications, to all students who Y
have worked upon any of the
publications under the control
of the Board, according to the E
following rules adopted by thej
1. Every student who has'
done substantial and satisfactory
work on any student publication
or publications for four or more t
semesters shall be eligible for(
one of these prizes. The Summer
Session shall be rated as a half j
2. Every student who has at- j
tained an average scholarship 1
record of B or better during per-
iod above specified shall receive
one of these prizes.
3. Every student who believes
himself entitled to a scholarship
prize shall file an application
for same at the Board office in
the Press 'building after the
j opening of the University in the
fall, and the prizes shall be
Sawarded and paid before the
Christmas holidays.
4. No student shall be an ap-
plicant for any scholarship prize
more than once. .
5. The scholarship standing '
j of each applicant shall be esti-
mated in accordancq with the
system of grading currently em-
ployed in the various schools and
colleges of the University.j
Notice is hereby given that
j applications .for these prizesj
j must be filed at the Board office
in the Press building not later
than Dec. 4. Blanks may be ob-
tamed at the Board office.
HAVANTA .--Renntrctinn nf +he

"The need for an endowment for the
American Historical association is
more pressing than ever," in the
opmnion of Prof. Arthur L. Cross of the
history department. Due to the in-
creased number of students being
trained, the opening of new archives,

where the "economic dictator" will be and the enlargement of manuscript
honored with a state funeral. collections, publication of historical
Leonid Krassin was an influential I works is more desirable than ever,
figure wherever he served, and al- he explained, but the cost of publica-
though his full ambassadorial status tion has increased greatly.
was not recognized by the British Some'publishers formerly had small
government, he was accorded all the funds set aside for the publication of
diplomatic privileges. meritorious works from which they

White, then president of Cornell uni-
versity, had been a professor here.
The late President James B. Angell'
was also head of the association at
one time. Charles Kendall Adams.
president of Cornell, was president
of the group after leaving his profes-
sorship here. Prof. A. C. McLaughlin
of the University of Chicago, formerly
on the University faculty, was once
the executive of the association.
Prof. C. H. Van Tyne, of the history
department, was once editor of the
American Historical Review,, and
Professor Cross and Prof. Ulrich B.
Phillips have been on the council of
the association.!


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