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Lecture Is Illustrated With Slides
Of Architecture, Landscapes,
And Native Costumes
"Roumanians are largely unknown
and generally imagined' to be a far
different race, but as a matter of fact-
they are much like ourselves," said
Charles Upson Clark, ;scholar, travel-
ler, and author, speaking last night in)
tHill auditorium on the Oratorical as-
sociation lecture series. "If there is
one notable difference between them s
and us it lies in the fact that 90 per-
cent of the native Roumanians are
farmers and the business of the coun-l
try is largely in the hands of for-
Mr. Clark explained that it is a co- I
mon belief among the people of the
western world that Roumanians are
not extremely capable either in gov-
ernment or in intellectual pursuits,
but that the belief is wrong. "Mark
me, I don't say they are extremely
gifted, but to accuse them of corrup-,
tion is likewise unfair, for comparedE
with Pennsylvania and Ohio, politicss
in Roumania are as clean as they are
here," he said.
Are Descended From Dacians
The inhabitants of this country are
descended from the ancient Dacians
and the Romans who overcame thel
land, the speaker explained. Though
the Roman occupation lasted only l
about 150 years, the language of the
country is still based upon Latin,
and this is the morearemarkable when
one remembers that there was no!
written tongue there until long after
Vandals, Goths, and other uncivilized
tribes had swept over the land.
Of all the nations of the Balkan
peninsnia the two parts of Roumania
called Wallachia and Moldavia weret
the only nations not overcome by the
Turks when they were at the heyday
of their power. Moslem, in every
treaty, recognized these two sections
as free and independent, and they
never had a Mohammedan ruler over
them or had their land owned by Mo-
hammedans. In the fifteenth century
the country emerged politically andt
also at this time the language of theE
nation was written when the Trans-
ylvanian Lutherans tried to convert
the country to the Reformation and
the Protestant faith.
Roumanians Were Abused
Mr.-Clark told then of the treat-
ment of the minority nationalities of'
Europe b'efore the war, explaining how
the Roumanians who were under the
jurisdiction of the Hungarian govern-
ment, were abused. The same thing
is happening now except that the
Roumanians are in power now and the
Hungarians are subjugated The
speaker believes that conditions in
that part of Europe have improved,
however, and the the Roumanjians
treat the Hungarians better than they1
were treated previously.
During the war when the Germans
oversame Roumania the country was
exploited for its great natural re-
sources. Disease ravished the coun-
try in this period and one tenth of
the entire population was wipd out
by one cause or another.{
After the war, relief and orphan
asyuins became necessary and Samu-


Not'to be outdone bynational pub-
lications which run their Christmas
editions in the middle of the summer,
Gargoyle, campus humor publication,
will appear this morning in mid-sum-
mer dress.
The cover done by Elbert Vyse, '28,
assistant art editor, portrays a beach
scene with "shock absorbers."
Written material and cartoons runj

ond editorial page to the old fashioned
bathing beauty, and the dedication is
accompanied by an "actual photo-
graph." A third installment of "Dan
Ruff at Barber's College," tells how
Dan attended a hairlifting lecture and
swears vengeance on Marcelle Sham-,
Cartoons by Fred Hill, '27, art edi-1
tor,, Robert Newton, '28, Ken Holmes,;
'28 and others portray summer scenes.

along summer lines, the literary work In one full page display, the various
includes an article by Robert Swine- activities which are typical of sum-
hart, '27, on "How to Drive the Car' mer recreation are presented over the
by Ear," and a poem, "Loyalty For- title, "Summer Daze."
ever to B. G." produced by the com- Bathing beauties and the trials of
bined efforts of three members of the the contest winners are also used as
literary staff, Richard Lutes, '28, Phe- subject material, for the art work
be Morse, '27, and Philip Crane, '29. from the pens of Newton, Ted Rog-,
The number is dedicated on the sec- I voy, '28A and Lou Spaulding, '28.

12,O00 MEN
AmiericanI Miister Arrves In Peking;
Has 'endered No Official
ReaOrt of Situation
(By Associated Press)
LONDON, Jan. 24-All doubts as to
the amplitude of the British prepara-
tions to de'al with the events in China
were settled today when the War office
announced the composition of the
"Shanghai defense force."
This force will defend the British.
concession in Shanghai and will be
commanded by Major General John
Duncan, now here in command of a
division. He will said for China forth-
General Duncan saw service in thej
World War at Gallipoli and Eastern
Europe, and his new forces will con-


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(By Associated Press)
CHICAGO, JTan. 24.-Ty Cobb
and Tris Speaker, former man-
agers of the Detroit and Cleve-
land clubs, charged with "fix-
ing" a game in 1919 for the sake
of a betting pool may be vindi-
catedbandreinstated within or-
ganized baseball within two or
three days.
Their attorneys conferred to-
day with Commissioner Landis
and Cobb's counsel insisted upon
a quick vindication. Cobb said
he was under the impression
that the commissioner's decision
would be, handed down today,
but learned later that it was to

be postponed.
p -
Mac Curdy States Basis Of Prehistoric
Is Due To Geologists Finding
Ages Of Deposits

Harvey T. Woodruff

Relief Crews Fight Dar ege of Flood;
River Reaches 58 I oot Mark '
In 'Pomeroy, Ohio{
(By Associated Press)
CINCINNATI, Jan. 24-The swollen!
waters of the Ohio river were rising
in Cincinnati tonight with the pros-
, ects that the flood which has affect-
ed the low territory of five bordering
states wil reach its highest level here
sometime tomorrow.
Municipal authorities and relief
agencies joined tonight to combat flood
damage. The river is expected to reach
59 feet here tomorrow. This is one foot
higher than the crest of 58 feet reached
at Pomeroy, Ohio, today. The flood
promises to be the most severe in Cin-
cinnati since 1918.
Streetcar lines in the lowland ter-{
ritories has been cut off. Damage prob-
ably will be confined to the lowlands
as the main business and residential
districts will not be effected.
Cheering news came from up the,
river. The waters were reported falling
at Pittsburgh, Pa., Steubenville, and'
East Liverpoole, Ohio, with the crest of
the flood early tonight at Portsmouth
about 40 miles above here. Rain which
has falen during the past several days
in southeastern Ohio had stopped to-
A check of the flooded areas in Ohio!
showed that damage is comparativelyl
slight. Residents of lowlands. of the
course of the river had ample oppor-
tunity to move household goods to the
second floors of the homes and in the
business districts stores were barri-
ceded to prevent the water entering.
This was the case at Pomeroy where
most of the busihess section was un-
der water. Business was curtailed,'
however, in Marietta, and several
other river towns.
Mimes T o Present
Two Shaw Dramas
During Next Month
As first attraction in a series of
dramatic presentations to be given
} next semester, Mimes will offer George
Bernard Shaw's "Man of Destiny,"
Feb. 15, 16, 17, and 18, in Mimes thea-
ter. The cast for this presentation
has been picked with care, and the
play will be given with careful atten-
tion to detail, according to reports.
Rehearsals were begun a week ago.
"The Man of Destiny" will be pre-
ceded by Shaw's "Annajanska, theI
Bolshevik Empress," a one-act play-;
let, and productions will be presented
on the same bill each night. "The ManI
of Destiny" was first produced in this
j country by Arnold Daly at the Gar-
rick theater in New York with success.
i"Annajanska," written by Shaw after
the War, was produced in London, but
its presentation here will bring it to
1:his part of the country for the first
Woodruff,. In InterN
Michigan And C

j verything Except Minor Details Have
Been Arranged, Announces '
Committee In Charge

WORK ON DECORATIONS sist of over 12,000 men-the 13th and STRATIGRAPIY DISCUSSED
14th British infantry brigade and the SRTO PH DIC SE
All major arrangements for the , 20th Indian infantry brigade, with ar-i
tillery, armored cars and other equip- To a child the sun, the stars and
staging of the annual J-Hop Friday, ment. Two batallions of the British the moon seem only a short distance 1
Feb. 11, in Waterman and Barbour forces are at Malta. The remainder away. But Gallileo, Copernicus and
gymnasiums have been completed and( are in Great Britain. Kepler have changed our ideas of
preparations have been mde for eye- Including the 3000 marines previous space and given us some conception of
cuting necessary details, it was an- ordered to China, it is estimated that the distance of these planets from the
nounced yesterday by Thomas C. Win- about 16,000 men will be available for earth. Just in this way has the pre-
ter, general chairman. the defense of British interests. The historian given us a new idea of the
From now until the night of the! marines were to have sailed from progress .of man through the agest
Hop the committee will be chiefly con- I Portsmouth today, but their ship was and some conception of man's tri-t
cerned with carrying out the decora- delayed. They probably will get away umph over his environment. It is
tion scheme which has been accepted. tomorrow. this progress that I wish to outline,
The gymnasiums will be transformed f along with a presentation of some of 1
into a setting of medieval splendor. I WASHINGTON, Jan. 24-Arrival of thet means by which we come to ourz
according to plans. Castles will be American Minister McMurray in Pek- conclusions," said Dr. George Grant
formed from the many draperies and ing yesterday was reported to the Mac Curdy, director of the American
decorative contrivances so that those State Department by the legation. He School of Prehistoric Research, yes-t
in attendance at the Hop will enjoy has s yet dihpatched no official advices terday in his speech on "Lookingc
some of the splendor that was common about the situation in China. He left Backward With the Prehistorian" in
to the knights and fair ladies in medi- the Chinese capital Jan. 18 for con- Natural Science auditorium. t
eval times. The walls draped with ferences in Washington, only to be Dr. Mac Curdy explained that thet
crimson and gold will provide the halted by cablegram in Korea and di whole basis of prehistory rests uponi
background for the armoured knights rected to return to his post. the word of geologists who determine1
and scenes of medieval times. An ex- '- Tension appeared a little relaxed in the ages of deposits wherein the peci-
pansive effect of high archways the official circles by advices that the riot- mens are found. Stratigraphy, he;
length of each hall will be producedIi ing in Shanghai had not been followed said, is the science that determines:
by drops of rose and gold satin I by any violent reaction there or among the ages of all the specimens and,
trimmed with huge gold tassels. the foreign communities at other gives the clue to the ages and eras in
Throughout the halls, dim lights ;points. It is hoped that while the the history of the earth in which the
shining from lanterns of burnished Shanghai rioth are undoubtedly symp- speciments were deposited. He show-
bronze, modelled from an old Eng- = tomatic of the state of unrest created ed many slides of different specimensI
lish pattern, will hang from the ceil- by Chinese nationalist agitators in and of skulls that had been used as the!
ings. ' about many of the foreign settlements keys to various ages of human life
The most unusual and decorativen Cha will prove to be merely a and explained some of the ways in
Thealmostorunusualedand heecntert--e
feature will be four large transpar- local disorder curbed by the interna- which these things were differentiated
ent paintings placed at the ends of tional police without resort to fire~ from other species of life. Among the
each hall. thes pictures, which will arms and not the starting point of a four stages of skulls and resultant
eachghall. Thes ictures, twhichwr general wave of anti-foreign violence theories that were developed were the
hang from the ceiling to the lower in ShanghaiI thersthtwed dwere
edge of the balcony, were done by an ohateral cIchimpanzee, the Piltdown man, the
artist esp'cially for the Hop TheatShangariacHangowothelsetuaternHeidleberg/ man, and modern man. It
lighting for the transparent effect will dt Shanglai, dHanow, or elsewhere is hard, he said to imagine these liv-
ligthinfo hn the trnsar ntigt , iwere htdisclosed in otoday's avcsc-V
thrown from behind the paintings, tthat Counsellor-General Lockhart ing species 50,000 years ago. But the
carrying out the figures in bold relief. I reported the British business houses dates have been set by the study of
Goldkette's victor recording or in Hankow had been reopene flora and fossils buried in different
chestra, Guy Lombardo's Royal Can- _ _stratisfications, the approximate ages
adians, and the Fletcher-Henderson .aof which are known to geologists. I
orchestra will furnish the music forNew Theater Being Dr. Mac Curdy told of some of the
the Hop. Goldkette's orchestra will I B remnants of the cave men who exist-
lead with the Fletcher-Henderson Erected Here; WWiII ed before the last ice period and said
group, all colored musicians from the Ithat in these times the people ate cave
Roseland Gardens in New York city, 1Be Called Michigan bear almost exclusively and that cave
playing side by side with it. ,___bear became a sort of fetish with
C. E. Robinson, '28E, of the general Relief in the local theater situation them, itlngs. He said that today in
committee, announced that the signing was seen yesterday following an an- Europe there are still these bear cults
of the rules and regulations for the nouncement from the offices of An- who worship the bear and the orgin
J-Hop does not grant a fraternity or gelo Poulos, local merchant, that W. Io shid the old tae dwel-
organization permission to give a S. Butterfield T.heaters, Inc., had of these he laid to the old cave dwel-
house party on the night following signed a 30 year lease for a theaterl Then came the Neanderthal man,
the Hop. Each fraternity or organi- to be built immediately on Poulos' who plays a large part in imaginative
zation attending the Hop must sign a property on the north side of Liberty
copy of the rules, and in addition street at Maynard stret. reconstructions. He was followed by
must get permission for parties from The "Michigan," as it will be called, the Cro-magnon man, about 30,000
the office of the Dean of Students will be a part of the building now years ago. It is from this stage that
I Those fraternities giving parties the being constructed between the Red we have many evidences of rude art
night of the Hop but whose members { Top Taxicab company and Starbuck's and primary, 'secondary, and tertiary
are not attending the J-Hop itself restaurant and will seat 1,300 on the implemens, he said. He showed slides
must sign a copy of the rules and orchestra. floor and 700 in the balcony. of many ofthese implements and ex-
" regulations at the time they apply According to the terms of the con- plained their division rt three
for party permissions from the Dean tract, the theater is to be ready for classes. He also showed some of the
of Students. Fraternities and organi- occupancy this fall. specimens of rude art and some fig-
zations who have not as yet signed theIThe theater property will be front- urines cut out of ivory in Moravia,
rules should do so today. ed by a two story office and store aid some chalk figurines and models
buildinig 'with the show itself running of implements from Suffolk, England.
{ east and west in the rear. The en- In these last from Suffolk there were
view, Discusses Itrance to the theater will be built on also rude drawings in soft chalk,
s the site now occupied by Starbuck's many of them carrying a swastika,
he ancient symbol for speed and mo-I
hampionship Ratings I restaurant, a Chinese laundry, and a Dr. ac Cy oluded by oc
residence property. 10ton.
I 4 Dr. Mac Curdy concluded by once
to curtail their athletic programs, andi more stressing the basis of prehistory
some institutions would have to! D 1V VIJE NAMES i upon stratigraphy and the approxi-
abolish sports altogether. Such is the 4 DEBATE WINNERS mate accuracy of the conclusions that
value of football." 1 are reached.
t ------._- ---Dr Ma urd was entAr taedve -

Was Picked By Coaches And Officials,
Who Gave Friedman Twice More
Votes Than Joesting
Benny Friedman was presented with
the third annual Chicago Tribune
trophy for the "most useful player to
his team" last night between the
halves of the Michigan-Minnesota-
basketball game, by Harvey T. Wood-
ruff of the Tribune.
Friedman was the choice of ten
coaches, nine officials, Commissioner
Grfiffith, and Mr. Woodruff, all of whom
composed the committee for the selec-
tion. Each judge had two choices, a
first and second choice. Friedman, in
the balloting, received more than
twice the votes that Joseting received,
who was given second place.
"The choice is made on the grounds
of distinguished service," Woodruff
said, prior to the presentation. "Not'
only must he be a good football play-
er but also a sportsman of merit," he
continued, "and it is significant to
note that a lineman won the award last
year--Tim Lowry-so that not always
are ball carriers, who are in the lime-
light, of most value to a team."
"Friedman has the generalship of1
the choice of plays and players for the
plays; a smooth attack just does not
happen for it is figured out," he said.
"Friedman lives up to Yost"s state-
ment that he is the best defenmive
tackler he ever saw," he concluded.
The award is a sterling silver foot-
ball of regulation size and is mounted
on a pedestal. The trophy will be on
display in a State street store some-
time during the week.

McCoy Leuds Attack Against North.
en WitIt Sx Field Goals And
Two Free Throws
By Wilton A. Simpson
Michigan c'ontinued on its non-stop
flight toward the Western Conference
asketball title by flying over Min-
r esota last night, and made a safe
anding at the top of the Big Ten,
oncluding the first half of its journey
with five successful hops and suffer-
ng no mishaps.
Minnesota made a strong effort to
)ring the Michigan team down to
arth, but was only able to come with-
n 12 points of accomplishing its mis-
ion, falling into the discard in its
aecond attack on CoachMather's
nachine by a score of 32 to 20. T4
ate, the Gohpers have been unsuc-
essful in each start, and now lodge
afely in the cellar with six consecu
Ave fore-'; landings.
Is Ninthi Victory
Last night's victory was the W'ol.
verines' ninth straight win of the
1926-27 season and the fifth consecu-
tive Conference victory. By virtue of
ts unstained record, Michigan now
cads the BigTen, heading the Wis-
┬░onsin quintet, which is in second
lace, with four victories and one de-
Michigan took the lead at thedstart
of the game and never ,hllowed the
Gophers to take the upperhand.
Oosterbaan caught the ball on the
opening tip-off and dribbled down un-
der the basket for a short shot. Har-
rigan added a point on a free throw.
Otterness, star forward of the Min-
nesota team, scored the first point for
he visitors on a successful try at a
free throw. On an out of bounds
?lay, Chambers tossed the ball under
he basket to McCoy, who dropped
the ball through the hoop, giving the
Wolverines a four-point lead.
Stark Breaks Through
Stark, the fast left forward of the
Gopher five, broke away'from Harri-
gan, and shifted through the Michi-
gan defense for a short shot. Petrie
added a point on a free throw and
McCoy brought the score to 8-3 by
scoring a goal on a follow-up shot.
Seven minutes had passed and Michi-
gan had scored eight points.
McCoy and Chambers each scored
field goals, and left the Gophers
nursing the small end of a 12 to 3
score. On two fast plays, Mason and
Stark each contributed a basket and
shortened the Michigan lead. McCoy
sank another field goal and Otter-


el Hill was one of the
cans 'who made large

many Ameri-

Ifor this purpose. Queen Marie's heart
was filled with gratitude and it wasj
then she determined to pay America'
a visit to express her appreciation.
Out of gratitude to Mr. Hill sle con-
vented to use his private car in tour-
ing the country, Mr. Clark said.
Displayed Costumes
After the lecture Mr. Clark display-
ed a number of slides showing Rou-
manian architecture and landscapes
and costumes The very elaborate em-
broidery of the national costumes was
Qhnw a nal ' o WL manv sons of houses

Carl Green, '99, originated the idea ness retaliated with a sensational shot
of the trophy in 1910 when exception- from the side of the floor. Another
al batsmen of both league were goal by McCoy and a free throw by
awarded the honor. But it was only Harrigan gave Mather's team a 17-9
three years ago' that football men be- advantage. Minnesota narrowed the
gan to be eligible for the trophy. Mr .Michigan lead down to four points.
Green is with Woodruff in Ann Arbor The score at the end of the first halft
for the presentation. was 17-13.
The Wolverines seemed to profit
URGES MEXICANS greatly by the rest period, and swept
the Gophers off their feet during the,
TO RISE AGAINST first 15 minutes of the second half.
"DOLLAR POLITICS" I With Chambers, McCoy, and Ooster
baan leading the scoring, Michigan
(By Associated Press) ran its total to 30 before Minnesota
MEXICO CITY, Jan. 24.-An appeal was able to score a single point.
to Mexican organized labor to rally Chapman, who substituted for Tanner,
solidly to the support of the Mexican scored his team's first goal on a long
government and against "Yankee im- shot, and this point that awakened
pe'ialism which seeks any pretext for the Gophers to the fact that they were
armed invasion of Mexico and threat- being completely outclassed. Otter-
ens all Latin America," was made by ness scored three points on a basket
I the labor leader, Jose Gutierrez, ad- and a free throw, just before he was
" dressing a mass meeting cf work- forced to leave the game on personal
men under the auspices of the region- fouls. After Petrie had missed two
al confederation of Mexican workers free throws, Stark broke through the
today. The speaker expressed confi- defense for the last Minnesota score.
dence that the Mexican organization 1111ciigali (32)
would have the moral support of la- FG FT PF
bor throughout the world. Harrigan, rg............ 0 2 1
In the meantime further bandit or Oosterbaan, if...........3 0 1
rebel attacks are reported in several McCoy,,c......6 6 ? 1
parts of the republic, while the War E Chambers,. rf . . .. . ... . . 2 1 1
(.department announced additional suc- Petrie, Ig..............1 1 2
i cesses in half a dozen engagements Molenda, Ig............. 1 0 0
with revolutionaries in different see- 1 Schroeder, c ............0 0 1
tions of the state of Jalisco, where the
uprisings are said to have, been more 13 6 7
serious than eleswhere.j Minnesota (20)
_ In these combats, the department FG FT PF
reports, numerous rebels were killed. Otterness, rf...........2 2 4
Federals also repulsed a band which.Stark, 1 . .... ..........4 0
attacked Santa Maria, state of Guer-I Johnson, c ............0 0 1
rero, inflicting substantial losses. Ban-I Mason, Ig .............2 0 1
dits, who attacked the town of Atasco, (Nydahl, rg ............. 0 0 1
in the state of Mexico, were dispersed 1 Tanner, rg ............. 0 0 0
I by federals specially dispatched from Tuttle, Ig .............. 0 0 0
a nearby point. Chapman, rg ...........1 '0 0
;. _. ,, tn innnn 0 0 0


smown an aus may a it )Luut
and types of inhabitants, including the; When asked his opinion of Michi-
gypsias, Slavs, Germans, and Ron- gan's consistency in winning Big Ten
manians. Mr. Clark also had with him championships, Harvey T. Woodruff
a number of parts of costumes that of the Chicago Tribue in an interview

le brough~t with nimfromthe country, yesterday afternoon, answered very In commenting on Michigan's new Members of next semester's inter-E
which he displayed to members of the causually, "Well you always have athletic building program, which will Icollegiate debating class were chosen
audience after the lecture haven't you?" give Michigan next year twice as large in tryouts held Saturday morning in
Mr. Woodruff conducts a humor- an athletic plant as any university in room 302 Mason hall. Prof. G. E.
WARSAW.-All prisoners in Poland sport column in the Tribune un- the country, Mr. Woodruff declared Densmore, who will have charge of
who have served two-thirds of their der the title "In the Wake of the that such an aim of giving "athletics I the class announces the following
sentences will be released Feb. 1, pro- News," and is in Ann Arbor for the' to all" should be the example of other men as enrolled in the section:
vided their recordseshow good behav- presentation of the Tribune trophy to universities. W. J. Weinman, '28, G. O. Dykstra,
ior, under a presidential decree of gen- Benny Friedman. "I am a firm be-I In relation to the picking of Big '27, S. E. Jones, '27, P. J. Kern, '29,
eral amnesty. Life term prisoners I liever in competitive athletics," he Ten championships, Woodruff said H. G. Totzke, '28, R. M. Sanderson,
era . , -nesty. ___ _._Lif...b{ .,.,1rfim . .r...In !ners .' ,..., 10, T. ....S..

E ". M C U y W- 1Ue 11UyU5
terday noon at a banquet at the Union
attended by several men from the fac-
ulty. Last night there was a smoker
given in his honor at the home of
Prof. Wilbert B. Hinsdale.

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