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Thunderous Appinuse Greets Defense
Against Charges Of Excessive
Drinking By Congressmen
(By Associated Press)
WASHINGTON, Jan. 4.-Both the j
Senate and the House indulged today l
in their daily dozen on prohibition.
The Senate sent along a resolution,
to Secretary Mellon inquiring among
other things, what hand, if any, the
Anti-Saloon league or Wayne B.
Wheeler had in the decision to. poison
industrial alcohol, much of which has
found its way into the bootleg trade.
'The House gave thunderous lap-
plause to a defense of its membership
against a charge of excessive drinking{
and received a new crop of bills
sponsored by the wets.
The prohibition subject also got into
a discussion before the Senate com-
merce committee with President Dal-
ton of the Fleet corporation and
Chairman O'Connor of the shipping
board at odds as to whether the dry-
ness of American liners constitutes a
handicap in their efforts to compete
with foreign wet lines. O'Connor took
the affirmative and Dalton the nega-
tive, but committee members 'did not
undertake to set themselves up as
judges of the debate.
The Senate resolution of inquiry re-
garding poisonous alcohol was acted
upon in the absence of its sponsor,
Senator Edwards, Democrat, New Jer-
sey, a wet leader. His colleague,
Senator Edge, Republican, 'insisted on
action and obtained it after Senator
Sheppard, Democrat, Texas, a dry
lonrlr har il darr ift Plrr

ASKED BY RESOLUTION IMethods Used By Professors And Subject Matter Are Chief

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Factors In Determining Difficulty Of Courses-Dean Effimn-er
'diter's Note: The foll'wiig is the second
of a sries o interviews with Deln Joni R. and no execptional grades are forth. student finds easier to maste because
re, Sie, comIng they are disappointed. They be can apply his cvery'5day 0$ vai:is


At the regi.strat ion time preceding
eac enzester a limited number of
strz'ents in the Uvessty, honest con-
feSsions revena, diligently scruini:zeJ
the pages of the-University catalogue
in a search for "pipe" or "snap"
courses--courses in which one can get
a good grade by exerting very little or
no effort. Their friends advise them
to take this and that course because
it is a "pipe."
These students fill their schedules
with these reputed "goQd grade with
no effort" courses, but as the semester
progresses and they are forced to
exert cffozt and as the semester ends

az'e puzzled, but their friends console
them with the assurance that the de-


paz tmcnt must havre "tightened up"
on these particular courses. They
sign up for more "pipe" courses, on
this assurance, but are foiled again.
In considering this phenoma, Deani
John R. Effinger, of the literary col-r
lege, believes that "pipe" courses es-t
cape definition. However, he does
think there are some particular
courses which are easier for some
students than they are for others, and
naturally the student best adapted tot
the particular course might be able;
to obtain a higher grade with less;
effort than the student who finds the
course difficult to master. Previous
training may have played the chief
role in making the course easier
for the one student than the other.
Perhaps, it is this success that the
one student achieves in the course
with less effort that has given rise to
the designation of some courses as
"pipes," in the opinion of Dean Ef-
Then too, Dean Effinger feels, there
are some courses in the University
which are more or less difficult for
all students to master. For instance,
there are the more difficult science
courses with their extra laboratory
hours requiring exceptionally keen ob-
servation, analysis, reasoning andt
speculation from the student; and the
higher mathematic courses requiring
that he must have mastered numerous
principles and retained in his memoryj
many formulae. Some courses the

Secretary Mellon



Will Rogers May Talk On Recent Trip
Abroad; Theater League Is
Sponsoring Speech
Will Rogers, popular humorist, willj
appear her Friday night in Hill audi-
torium under the auspices of the
Michigan theater league. This is the
second time that Mr. Rogers has been
here, having appeared last winter,
and he is personally very anxious to


ieaaer, iau aeciaret ILb as surLu return, according to advance reports.
to speak of poisoning poison."
He added that he was willing that There is no indication as to what
full information should be given, but his subject will be, but it is expected
could not agree to the language of the to be entirely different from that of
resolution. last year. It is likely that he will
Defense of House members from the speak on his recent trip abroad as the
charge made yesterday by Represen-, "special ambassador of the president"
tative Celler, ,Democrat, New York, or on his political career as mayor of
that members of Congress "drink and ' Beverly Hills. Last year he had a
drink to excess" was made by Repre- great deal to say about the University.
sentative Underhill, Republican, Mas- I itself and his impression of it.
sachusetts, while the membership Mr. Rogers is a firm believer in the
thundered its approval. development of aircraft and feels sure
"I have been a member of this that there will be another war. In a
House for six years and during that recent address he declared that this
time I have seen but one member un- was the only country in the world
der the influence of liquor," Mr. Un- that used air solely for oratory, andj
derhill said. When the echoes of the also said that the next war will be in1
vociferous approval this statement the air.,
elicited had (lied, he added: "He is Since becoming mayor of Beverly
no longer here." Hills the humorist has become inter-
After this defense of the House, ested in politics, and will undoubtedly
Representative Cochran, Democrat, 1 devote at least part of his time in
Missouri, introduced resolutions pro- the appearance here to a discussion of
posing repeal of the 18th amendment the political situation both at home
and to permit the sale of light wines I and abroad. He spent three weeks in
and beer. Russia during his recent trip to
Europe and paints a doleful picture
Nicaraoua Polcy of conditions there. He feels that
. socialism there has "played out" and
Boosted In House that half a million bolshevists are rul-
ing150,000,000 peasants.
(By Associated rressy ,I
WASHINGTON, Jan. 4.-With thel Hankow Concession
Wheeler resolution demanding with- O .
drawal fAmerican naval forces from Of British Invaded
Nicaragua due to be discussed to- I
morrow before the Senate foreign re-iBy Chinese Coolies
lations committee, White House of- I
licials today emphasized Presidest e
Coolidge's intentions not only to pro- (By Associated Press)
tect private life and property in that IANKOW, China, Jan. 4.--The Brit-
country but to safeguard rights be- ish concession here, the scene Mon-
longing to the Washington govern- day of a violent anti-foreign demon-
merit as well. stration, was overrun tonight with
The policy announced at the White thousands of Chinese coolies who en-
House was supported by aresolution tered the concession during the after-
introduced in the House by Represen- noon after demolishing all barricades
tative Fairchild, Republican, New and entrances.
V ,1r ,">i-i, 1i hnnOrder is beming maintained b

Registrar Says Students Co-operate
Well And All Work Should Be
Finished As Scheduled
"Students are co-operating well
with the new plan for early classifica-
tion, and everything should be over
in the allotted time," Ira M. Smith,
Registrar, said yesterday at the con-
clusion of the first day of second se-
mester registration in the literary
The Recorder's office was crowded
all day yesterday with students takingj
advantage of the early classification
period, which had been moved for
ward from its usual place in examina-
tion week as an experiment. Elections
will continue for two weeks.
A new feature inaugurated this
year is the consultation hours to be
observed by representatives of the
various departments, during this week
and next. A complete list, with the
respective hours of consultation, is
published in the supplementary bul-
letin and time schedule of courses,
now available in the Reccorder's
There are sti1l lappointments open
with the classification committee for
next week, and students are urged to
make arrangements this week, in the
Recorder's office.
The classification committee com-
piles class lists for certain courses, and
must be consulted before any such
courses may be elected. Class cards
are not to be filled out for these sub-
Juniors and seniors may classify in
the Recorder's office any time before
Jan. 15, providing they do not need
the approval of the upperclass advis-
ory committee because of combined
curricula, or of the classification com-
Sophomores must consult with the
upporclass advisory committee, which
is now meeting. Seniors and juniors
are urged to meet with the committee1
before making elections. Freshmen
may still make appointments with the
committee on freshman elections at
the Recorder's office. No dates are
available for this week.
Courses which must be elected
through the classification committee
are as follows: Astronomy 31; Botany
1 and 3; Chemistry 3, 6, and 15;
French 1, 2, 31, 32, 97, 98, 102, 111,
112, 113, 114, 115; Geography 2;
[Geology 2; German 1, 2, 31, 32; Greek
12, 32; History, 2, 4, 6; Latin Z, 4, 6, 8.
Mathematics 1, 2, 3, 4, 7; Military
Science 2; Physical Education for
Women; Physics 35, 36; Psychology
31; Rhetoric 1, 2, 31, 32, 96; Sociology
51, 102, 111; Spanish 1, 2, 31, 32;
Zoology 1, 32, 52.


and experiences.
Finally, Deanr Efnger bele';es,i
cannot be denied that soim, e' 5,; {SsOrs
-re 'loe exacting thin oth(:.Wheo
an exacting teacher gives a course (
in which there are -nhcrent dhificulties'
it is apt to be a hard course. On the
other hand, when a less ex';acting
teacher is dealing with a subject more
closely allied to the student's owni
experience the course is undoubtedly
less difficult. In concusion, Dcean
Effinger believes that no matt er whatr
the combination between teachr and
subject any student will find more
than he can do if he is willing to get
all that he can.
i( -- --
School of Religion Will Offer Five
New Courses of Study During
Second Semester
Five new courses have been placed
on the curriculum, and several new
men added to the faculty of the School
of Religion for the second semester,
according to announcement made yes-
Although it has been customary to r
give a Seminar on the "Moral Issues
of Modern Life," it has been enlarged
this semester to include a greaterf
range of problems and will be con-
ducted by Prof. Arthur E. Wood of the '
sociology department of the Universi-
ty. It is the intention of the school to
bring representative men and womenc
to the University who can discuss au-1
thoritatively certain selected social
problems of the present day. The
problems will be presented by the vis-I
iting speakers one week and will be
discussed by the class the following1

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Toledo has Largest House, With 2,623,
In Audience; Grand Total Of
29,631 See Performances
"Front Page Stuff," the 21st annual
Mimes production, was presented in
the last of three performances in
Detroit, Monday night, before a large
audience, bringing to a close the
Opera's tour of the East and Middle
West where 15 performances were
given during the Christmas holidays.
The "Michigan Opera Special," car-
rying the 100 students who composed
the "Front Page Stuff" company, ar-
rived in Ann Arbor at 2:30 o'clock
yesterday morning.
During the 1926 trip 23,461 persons1
saw the Opera, making a grand total
of 29,631 including the estimated num-
ber of paid admissions during the one
week run in this city. Toledo, with a
record breaking audience of 2,623, af-
forded the largest house of any city
on the itinerary and set a higher
mark than that of "Tambourine" last
year, when the Saginaw audience
numbered 2,582. Saginaw was second
with an attendance of 2,525, while
Detroit was third with an average of
2,052 for each of three performances.
The average attendance was 1,801. At-
tendance marks in the remaining
cities follow: Chicago 1,834; Indian-
apolis 1,264; Cincinatti 1,381; Cleve-
land 1,870; Lansing 1,411; Grand Rap-
ids 1,765; New York 1,327; Washing-
ton 801; Philadelphia 1,372; and Buf-
falo 1,100.
The trip this year was a decided
success financially, and the gross in-
come, though not yet entirely com-
puted, is running very close to that
netted by "Tambourine" last year. The
gross income for the Ann Arbor runi
was considerably more than last year.I
I Toledo, with an $1,173.50 increase
over the 1925 showing, netted the.
greatest financial increase this year.
Grand Rapids also exceeded last

M beiiul, rs On4n .1 iTo Exercise
Unlimnited P ower in iPassinl' Ol
fi i a fia io s
(By Associa'td Press)
WASH-FINGTON, Jan. 4.-Challenges
of the right of the Senate to exercise
unlimited power in passing upon the
qualifications of its members werej
heard today on the floor and in com-
mittee rooms.
The cases at issue were those of
Frank L. Smith, of Illinois, appointed
to fill 1.he unexpired term of the late

Harrigan And Oosterbaan Score High
For Michigan; Adams and Snyder
Star For Southerners
Michigan's basketball team gained
its fourth consecutive victory of the
season and won its final pre-Confer-
enco game by decisively defeating the
University of Maryland five by a score
of 39 to 25 last night at Yost field
The Wolverines have shown steady
improvement since the opening game
[of the season with Michigan State be-
fore the Christmas holidays and prov-
ed by last night's victory that Mich-
igan will be represented in the Big
Ten Conference competition by a
strong team. Coach Mather revamped
his team after an unimpressive vic-
tory over Cornell college and develop-
ed a five strong enough to defeat the
powerful basketball squad of the Uni-
versity of Syracuse.
Maryland, ranked as a strong de-
fensive team, met its match in the
Wolverines. The first half was fea-
tured particularly by the strong de-
fenses formed by both teams, the scor-
ing being unusually slow during the
first 15 minutes of play. After the
first five minutes of play, the score
was 2 to 1 in favor of the Wolverines.
Michigan had its first opportunities to
score via the free throw route, but
Harrigan failed in his first three at-
tempts. Oosterbaan, keeping up the
same pace he set in the Syracuse
game, opened the scoring with a short
shot after receiving the ball on a pass
from Harrigan. Nine minutes of play
passed before Oosterbaan scored his
second field goal, bringing the score
to a 4 to 1 count.
Maryland quickly came to the
front and took the scoring lead after
Stevens raced up to the basket un-
guarded and dropped the ball through
the hoop. Faber scored another goal
for the Southerners on a long shot.
The lead changed hands three times
within a period of four minutes, Mich-
igan breaking away for a four point
lead sifting through the Maryland de-
fense and scoring on short shots just
before the half ended. Michigan led
the Maryland five, 15-11, at the end of
the first period.
Michigan opened the second period
with an amazing offense and scored
four baskets before the Maryland five
could register a point. The Wolver-
ines continued its rapid scoring pace
until they had doubled their oppon-,
ent's score. Coach Mather then called
his reserve material into the fray,
Martin replacing Oosterbaan for the
first substitution. Adams, tall center
of the Southern team, put a scare into
the Wolverines when he sand three
baskets in short order. Rasnick and
Babcock were sent in for Chambers
and Martin, respectively, and added
speed to the game.
When the game ended, Coach Mather
had only one regular on the floor,
Harrigan being the only man to play
the entire game. Harrigan was the'
outstanding performer of the game,
scoring 17 points and being the most
sensational floor man. Ooterbaan
was high scorer for the Wolverines
in the first half, tallying three baskets
1 and one free throw.
Adams, the Maryland center, was
high scorer for the visitors, with four
baskets and one free throw to his

week. Senator McKinley, and Arthur R.
Included in the list of speakers and Gould, of Maine, elected for the re-
their addresses are: "The Menace of mainder of the term of the late Bert
the City" by Lewis Mumford, archi-i M. Fernald.
tect; "The Rights of the Child," by Senator Binghm, Republican, Con-
Miss Grace Abbott, director of the niCcticut, iterrted a prepared f
Federal Children's bureau; "Hazards speech' by Senator McKellar, Demo-
of the Modern Family," by Prof. E. crat, Teniessee, against the seating
W. Burgess of the sociology depart- of Sit, to expiess the view that tre
ment, University of Chicago; "Diag- oSitui onIa convemition had not in- i
nosing the Flapper," by Eleanor Row < tendd o aInt unim d poto
land Wenbridge, formerly dean oF t111d to uime power to
women and professor of psychology the enate in givig it the sole right
at Reed college and now examining to pass upon the qualifications of its i
psychologist in the Cleveland juvenile members.x
court; "Public Opinion and Crime,"' This contention drew fire from Sen-
by Dr. George W. Kirchway, formerly ator McKellar as well as from Senator
dean of the Columbia law school, one.! Walsh, Democrat, Montana.
time warden of Sing Sing prison, and The right of the Senate to inquire
at present professor of crimonology into charges that years ago Mr. Gould 1
in the New York School of Social bribed a Canadian premier in connec-
VWork; "The Approach Through Labor tion with the railroad franchise was
Legislation," by Dr. John B. Andrews, challenged before a Senate, elections E
secretary of the American Associa- subcommittee by Frederick W Iinck-
tion for Labor Legislation; and "The ley, chief counsel for Senator Gould,
Roots of Poverty" given by Joel D. in the pmroceedings initiated by Sen-j
Hunter, executive secretary of the Chi- ator Walsh of Montana.
cago United Charities. In renewing discussion of the Smith
There will also be a course on the case on the floor, Senator McKellar
philosophy of religion, by Prof. A. S. said that as a result of contributions
Woodburne, professor of ethics and to Smith's campaign primary fund by-
philosophy of religion, Madras Christ- officials of public utilities corpora-
ian college, Madras, India; and three tions the senator designate came to
courses by Conrad H. Moehlman, pro- the Senate with "unclean hands" and
fessor of church history at Rochester should be excluded.
Theological seminary, covering the While the debate on Smith's case
history of christianity. The first will continued, the senator designate him-
be an outline of the history of christ- self mantained silence and still left
ianity, the second the place of christ- the Senate in doubt as to when he
ianity in civilization, the last a course I would come to Washington to present
on the protestant reformation. his credentials. There was one rumor
Enrollment in the courses for the around the corridors that he would
second semester are to be completed delay until just before the session
during the period for the election of ended, but this wet without confir-
courses in the literary college, the In , ay h s at wrs.
School of Education, and the Graduate ______n___ures
school, after consultation with the E N G LI S H VISI T O R
administrative committee in thesNGLI
School of Religion office in Newberry F W l I TAA Vi UV DV




York, CwIicl called for te I ui con vuii 's ""cib 11'al-"" '-
- hyll
curience of that body with the ad- Chinese police and soldiers and al- year's results by a large margin, as hal.
ministration's aims. though the banks and business houses Radi ogram Greetng did Cleveland. Detroit and SaginawI
The chief interest this government closed at 4:30 o'clock the situation is both did better than last year, finan-OPERA MUSICd AN
has in Nicaragua were given by the 1 not serious. Received By Little cially. All the other cities netted less OPER MUSCIA
White House spokesman as the pur- When the coolies gathered at the Byincome than a year ago. The net IS CRITIC ALLY ILL '
chase -at a cost of $3,000,000 of a canal ( concession embankment, the British;President Clarence Cook Little was profit realized by the Opera company IN EASTERN CITY
right of way across Nicaragua and the I marines, sailors and police all were ehas not yet been computed, but it is
acquisition by treaty of privileges to withdrawn to headquarters inecoan- c eciintgreeint g fr m'ier expected to equal the figure set by Information late last night from S.
establish a naval base in the gulf wof ihpiance with arequest by Chinese au- ainim grthigsfros, Unis "Tambourine" in 1925, and to comapre W. Gaffner, assistant general passen-
Sonseca, on the west coast. No ac- thrte htte eal~ Ed alumni in the Phtilippine, IBolding a fvrbywt h ihrcr a
be, n me osthe No te athorities that they be allowed to dinner in honor of Dr. Victor C. tavorably with the high record made ger agent of the Lehigh Valley rail-
tual use has been made of either of the aaintain order today. American for. by "Cotton Stockings." road in Buffalo, indicated that the
acquired rights, but it was made ap- es will land only if it becomes neces- school. The rmessage was signedby As in past years, the Opera coi- condition of Carl J. Lunquist, '27, of
parent that the administration has no sary to protect American lives and George A. Malcolm, '06L, justice su- pany was most cordially received in Ann Arbor, a student orchestra me- 1
intention of relinquishing them. GergrAopecom,6ty.ustcesenji
i t property. preme of the Philippine Islands. every city on the itinerary. Enter- her of the "Front Page Stuff" com-
Of no less importance,itwsid-;timnwaafoedhecm n
sated are the iterestsrepresented by The mesage read: "Michigan alum- tainment was afforded the company pany, is regarded by Buffalo hospital I
prate Aeria in estmrent d in ha WASHINGTON, Jan. 4.-Secretary ni assembled at Manila, P. I., at din- everywhere in Michigan by alumni. physicians as being extremely critical,
private American investments ming um- Kellogg was undecided today whet-Iner for former Dean Vaughan trans- Members of the company visited the and that the crisis in his case is ex-
ber, coffee, rice, frut and mining en- er the forthcoming statement of 1-it their gieetings and best wishes." capitol and other prominent buildings pected today.
terprises, for the protection of which American policy regarding China I th __g _ _ss in Washington, and sightseeing trips Lunquist, who became ill in Phila-
the government has assigned the na- would be held'up until the arrival in were arranged to Mount Vernon, and delphia, was removed from the opera
'al forces to Nicaragua. Washington about the middle of Feb- J=HOP INVITATIONS to Valley Forge, the League Island train in Buffalo and taken to the hos-
ruary of Minister John MacMurrayom Pe-AREADY TODA y navy yard, and other historic points pital in that city when his illness de-
LONDON.-The Evening Standard who has been called home from Pek- 1Ain Philadelphia. veloped into pneumonia. Daily re-
understands that within a month Lon- ing for conferences. ports from Gaffner, who was with the
don will be in experimental wireless The policy's statement will be in the Formal invitations will be issued BASKETBAL Y1 party at the time, show that today,
telephone communication with Austra- form of a memorandum in reply to the from 2 to 5 o'clock today at a side DAS ETDLLL RXESULTS will largely determine improvement in
lia and South Africa by the Marconi recent similar communication receiv- desk in the Union lobby to all holders Lunquist's condition.
bean system. ed from Great Britain. It was said of J-Hop tickets by members of the Ohio university 38, University of "Every possible hope is being held
today that Mr. Kellogg was endeavor- invitation committee, it was announc-- Florida 29. fout for Lunquist's recovery," Paul

Prof, Cecil f. Desch, professor of
metallurgicsl engineering at Sheffield
university, of Sheffield, England, has


been secured to address the Ann Ar- 1
bor division of the Detroit chapter of
the Aimericai Society for Steel Treat-
ing, he'e Feb. 1S, according to Prof.
William P. Wood, secretary of the lo- F
cal group.
Professor Desch is considered as one
of the leading men in his field of
metaliography dealing with the mic-
roscopic composition of metals, and
is one of the best known ietallurg- I
ists in the world. 'le has written F
numerous books ant papers.
As the visiting lecturer, Professor
Desch will deliver the annual lecture
before the meeting ot the Institute of
Mining Engineers which will be heldI
in New York the week previous to
his visit to Ann Arbor.

Harrigan, r..........
Chambers, If.........
McCoy, c.............
Petrie, rg............
EEOosterbaan, "lg....
Martin, lg.............
Rasnick, If
Babcock, Ig...........
Reason, rg............
W hittle, If...............
Schroeder, c...........
Free throws missed-I
McCoy, 2; Oosterbaan, 1.
Boyd, rf..............
LynkousIf -.............
Adams, c ..............
Faber, rg..............
Dean, ig ...............
Stevens, Ig ...........
Snyder, rf ..............
Hale, If ................
Free throws missed-
Faber, 2; Dean, 2.
Oflicials:-John Schom

8 1 17
2 0 4
1 0 2
3 1 7
3 1 7
0 0 0
0 0 0
1 0 2
o 0 0
0 0 0
0 0 0
18 3 39
Harrigan, 4
0 0 0
0 0 0
4 1 9
2 0 4
1 0 2
2 0 4
3 0 6
0 0 0
12 1 25
-Lynkous, 3;
mer, Chicago


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