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Lecturer Declares Poet's Place Among1
Greatest Of English Writers Is
Becoming More Assured
"Shelley was above all the incarna-
tion of the ideal spiit. of youth," de-
clared Ernest de Selincourt, Dean of
the Faculty of Arts, and professor of
English language and literature of
the University of Birmingham, in his
University lecture yesterday afternoon
in Natural Science auditorium, assert-
ing this same quality to be the key-
note of Shelley's #riting. "His weak- I
nesses were the weaknesses of youth,
his strength the strength of youth,+
and in spirit he remained the 'eternal
child,'" he stated.
Shelley's place among the greatest"
of the English *writers is becoming
more and more assured as time ad-
vances, declared Professor de Selin-
court. In musical range, Shakespeare
and Milton alone are held to be great-
er than this writer, who lived in one
of the most reactionary literary per-
iods that England has experienced.
His greatest achievement is his power
of poetic art. Wordsworth, his con-
temporary, recognized Sheeley as one
of the best of his time in workman-
ship and style.-
Shelley Never Imitative
"Never imitative, Sheeley gave to
his work a quality and power of
meter which was essentially the crea-
tion of his own poetical genius. He'
did not attempt to make words fit his
meter, but had a 'natural power of
producing expression which was espe-
cially adaptive to the type of writing
he selected," Professpr de Selincourtt
continued. "He took the Spenserian
stanza, and achieved in the last part
of his work 'Adonais' a level of pas-
sion Spencer could never reach. His
wrting was typically his own.
"Shelley holds the place in lyrical
poetry that Shakespeare holds in
drama. He developed lyrical quality
which attained levels never before or
since attained by poets," stated Pro-
fessor de Selincourt. "Typically a
singing -form, Shelley found a combi-
natin of music and idea in his work
which has made his writings last. The
idea for him never came before mu-
sic, but this was at times reversed,
producing the breaks at times found1
in Shelley's lyrics. His language is
perfect in its beauty throughout his
lyrics,' Professor de Selincourt con-
tinued, "his was an unerring instinct,
and may be termed unconscious art-
istry. Often accentuation of syllables
produced metrical irregularity, but
gave an effect of constantly varying
emotions found In the work of few!
"Shelley wrote lyrics of the lightest
delicacy, some which showed the pain-
ful thought of defeat in life, but those
most characteristic embody neither
joy nor sorrow alone, but a combina-
tion in which each strive for mastery.
'To A Skylark,' which reflects the sad-
ness of a poet who looks into the
hereafter, and finds not what he seeks,
is one of Shelley's most characteristic.
Again in the 'Ode to the West Wind,'
in which Shelley wishes to be exposed
to nature in a way that he may under-
stand life, a sense of failure in brought
in, but the poem ends with triumphant
Was Uited To Primitive Age
"In his treatment of nature, Shel-

ley is most vitally possessed of that i
quality which unites him to poets of
a primitive age, while still a roman-1
ticist in his own age," Professor de
Selincourt further stated. "He ap-
pealed to nature to be allowed toj
interpret the things about him to man,
in his expression 'make me thy lyre.'
He wished to be the 'guide of home-
less winds, the playmate of the
waves,' " declared Professor de Selin-
court, "no poet was more truly this
than Shelley. le painted things, not I
exactly as he saw them to exist be-
fore him, but as he felt them.
"Fascination for the inexplicable,
love of change and movement, gener-
o s enthusiasm, characterized Shel-
ley as the eternal youth. At times
overwhelmed by defeat, his emotions
though more acute were that of a
child, his spirit was fireless, and he
arose from his despair, revived by
his continual hope. He learned in f
.,uffering what he put in song, andl
,ad written 'the sweetest songs tell
of saddest thoughts.' It was love, far I
iore than hate which caused his
worst, predicaments. .

Proctor System Puts Blame On Faculty
For Maintaining Element Of Suspicion

COMMANDER EXPECTS Deputy To Try To Seize Ballots Cast
In 1926 Pennsylvania Senatorial Race
SHANGHAI TO BE BASE (By Associated Press) authority either in the courts or in the


Editor's Note: Prof. A. 1). Moore of
the engineering college, national presi-
ent of'Tan Beta i, honor en gineerig
fraternity, is the author of this series of
aitic es asel upon a nationalesurvey
made of the honor system in colleges and
Third Installment:
The Good Proctor System
If the students and the faculty of a
college have not collectively reached
that point in development when, by
their cooperation, the Honor system
can be introduced, examinations must
be proctored. In this case the faculty,
which is responsible for nearly every
other regulatory condition affecting
the student body, is also resonsible
for watching over examinations. If the
faculty, as is so often true, are simply
proctors, nothing is done to soften the
situation; and thereby, the faculty is
certainly directly shouldered with all
responsibility for maintaining the
spirit of distrust and suspicion so out
of keeping with the real purposes of
college life. It is regrettable that more
faculty men do not realize the degree
to which they may rightly be blam-
ed for contributory negligence.
Just at this point is the place to say
something about faculty-student re-
iations. The faculty man should know
his students; more, he should know
some of them very well. Not only
should he now them,-he must know
Sociologist Delivers Second Lecture
Of Series Given In Connection
With Modern Morals Class
Prof. E. W. Burgess, Professor of
sociology at the University of Chi-
cago, spoke yesterday afternoon in
room C of the Law building on the
subject, "Can Families Survive Mod-
ern Life." The subject originally an-
nounced was "Hazards of the Modern
Professor Burgess pointed out how
formerly the interest centered about
the family while today it centers
about the individual. He compared the
family system of China and that of the
pilgrim fathers to that of modern
"The difference between the patriar-
chal families and the modern family,"
stated Professor Burgess, "lies chief-
ly in size. The large patriarchal fam-
ily was interested in the family, the
individual being subordinate, while in
the modern family the individual is
the center of interest and the family
is subordinate."
Professor Burgess pointed out that
in China wneGe family bonds are close
juvenile delinquency and divorce are
rare. In these countries, he" stated,
the marriages are arranged by the
parents, while in our western civiliza-
tion marriage is the result of romance.
Marriage should be based on, mutual
friendship, mutual interest and com-
panionship, Professor Burgess be-
Professor Burgess does not believe
that the family will disapear but
believes that it will survive the mod-
ern urbanization of life.

them, else we can seriously question
his right to hold his position. There
are, of course, numerous exceptions
to make to such a statement, and they
are so obvious that no space will be
given to enlarging upon them here.
Let us except these from the argu-
ment, and speak of the majority of the
faculty. The majority man, with a us-
ual personality and the usual teach-1
ing load, must know some of
his students well enough to enjoy
their confidence and have their
respect. He may plead that he is too
busy. He has no right to be that busy.
(Continued on Page Three)
Michigan Representative In Northern
Oratorical League Will Be
Chosen In Contest
Michigan's representative in the
Northern Oratorical league will be
chosen tomorrow night, when five
finalists will meet in the University
Oratorical contest, which will be held
at 8 o'clock in University hall.
The contestants, who were chosen
in preliminary contests held , the
second week in March, are: Elizabeth
L. Rabinoff, '27Ed, Robert 0. Varnum,
'27, Ah Hon Wong, '29L, Clarence W.
Norris, '27, and William C. Bishop,
'28. There is only one junior repre-
sentative this year and no sophomore
Prof. Louis M. Eich of the public
speaking department, who is in charge
of the contest, has been working with
the finalists during the past few
weeks in preparation for tomorrow
night.. First place carries an award
of $100 in cash, and the Chicago Alum-
ni medal, besides the honor of repre-
'senting the University in the Northern
'Oratorical league to be held at the
University of Iowa, April 22. At this
Conference contest the larger impor-
'tant universities and colleges of the
Middle West will be represented.
Second honors carries a $50 cash
Miss Rabinoff's subject-is "Student
Character for World Civilization."
Ah Hon Wong's subject is "Shall
Justice Be Done To China?" Norris'
oration is called "The Gift of the Ne-
gro to America," and Bishop's sub-
ject is entitled "The New Negro."
"Time and experience have shown
that a very large percentage, possib-
ly more than 50 percent, of those
planning on a journalistic career to-
day find themselves tomorrow in the
advertising profession,' said Verne
Burnett. '17, secretary of the adver-
tising committee of the General
Motors corporation, in an address be-
fore the Students' Press club last
Mr. Burnett pointed out that there
is a definite relationship between the
journalism and advertising profes-
sions; that the former is an excel-
lent early training for those seeking
to enter the latter profession.

WASHINGTON, March 23-Seizure
of additional ballots cast in the last
Pennsylvania Senatorial election will

Ancient Stronghold At BIlas Bay, Near
hong Kong, Demolished By British
Warships And Air Force
(By Associated Press)
ShANGhAI, March 24.-The
Nationalists have captured Nank-
ing and Chinkiang. Nanking fellI
without fighting. All the Amer-
icans at the United States con-
sulate are saved. Only minor
disorders within the city occur-
eed. The city of Chinkiang also
fell bloodlessly and the Americans
there are safe. The general strike
in Shanghai which would have
effected about 200,000 workers
was called off today.
SHANGHAI ,March 24.-The Chin-
ese people have awakened and the
great commercial center of Shanghai
will become not only a strong base
for Chinese Nationalism but for a
world revolution, says a manifesto
issued to the Chinese people today by
General Tai Tsung-Hsi, Cantonese
"The people must distinguish, how-
ever," the manifesto continued, "be-
tween attacking imperialism and for-
eigners. They must not insult the for-
eigners and destroy their property."
Declaring that for 80 years the im-
perialists under the protection of un-
equal treaties, had been reducing
China to a state of vasselage, the
manifesto warned that the Chinese
people must understand that the Na-
tionalists do not intend to create a
general anti-foreign movement, but
seek to abolish "all institutions and
systems of imperialistic character."
The Nationalists intend to use
propaganda and not military force to
gain their purposes, the manifesto as-
serts, giving as their program; Aboli-
tion of unequal treaties, alteration of
the status of the Shanghai interna-
tional settlement; withdrawal of ex-
tra-territorial privileges for foreign-
ers; disposal of the missionary schools
and recovery of control of the post
offices and customs.
While the Cantonese continueed to
consolidate , their positions in the
Chinese district, flanking the foreign
settlement on either side, the foreign
authorities managed to get into con-
tact with General Ta Tsung-Hsi,
who, in addition to being commander
of the Cantonese forces in Shanghai,
is chief of staff to General Kai-Shek,
the Cantonese ,generalissimo.
General Tai disavowed the opera-
tions of the guerilla bands which were
largely responsible for the 36 hour
reign of terror in the native city, and
said that he was doing his utmost to
suppress them.j
LONDON, March 23.-An old estab-
lished stronghold of piracy in China
fell today before an up-to-the-minute
attack in which airplane bombing
Bias Bay, a notorious resort of sea
raiders, situated a short distance up
the coast from Hong Kong was de-

be attempted by Jerry South, as dep-1
uty of the Senate campaign funds
committee. He left Washington today
for Philadelphia to carry out the or-i
ders of the committee to impound thel
ballots in Lackawanna, Schuylkill,
Luverne, and Delaware counties and
bring them here for a recount in the
contest brought against William S.
Vare, Republican, by William B. Wil-
son, the Democratic candidate.-
When South attempts to take over
the ballots, he is expected to be met
by court action instigated by friends
of Vare, who contend that the commit-
tee is without authority to prosecute
its inquiry into the Pennsylvania Sen-
atorial election since it passed out of
existence when the Senate failed to
pass a continuing resolution before
its adjournmnt.
An opposite view is taken by the
committee, which holds that it is still
in existence and is ready to defend its
Thornton Wilder's Production, "The
Trumpets Shall Sound," Will Be
Given Four Performances
"The Trumpets Shall Sound," a playI
by Thornton Wilder, will be given at
four performances by the Comedy
club beginning March 30. This will
be the first presentation of this play
outside of New York city, and the first
time that this version has been given.
Special permission was secured from
Mr. Wilder, the author, for the per-
formance here.
The play was given for the first
time as one of the repertory plays in
the Laboratory theater in New York
city last fall and has been running
there ever since. Mr. Wilder is ia
graduate ofmYale university, where
he was a member of Prof. Baker'sI
I play writing class, and has recently
written a novel, "The Colala," which
is reported to be one of the best
sellers of the year.
Paul Stevenson, director of the
Ypsilanti players, who directed the
Comedy club production "Outward
Bound" two years ago is in charge
of the performance. He had the op-
portunity of being present at the re-
hearsals for e first showing in New
York last fal and watched the pre-
fentation of the play there under the
direction of Bolislavsky, director of
the Laboratory theater and formerly
director at the Moscow Art theater
I in Russia.
Mr. Stevenson has also conferred
I vith the author of the play and se-
cured his viewpoint on the produc-
tion. The play here will be a re-
vised version of that given in New
York city for this reason and will
really be a premier, according to of-
ficers of Comedy club.
The scenery for the showing has
been built in the Mimes theater
workshop under the supervision of
Fred Redmond, and special music
written for this production by Alex
Kelbe~rline, New York composer, will
be played at the performances.
Leading parts in the show will be
taken by William Bishop, '28, Robert

The committee surmounted its first
obstacle when Sen. T. Keyes, Repub-
lican, New HIampshire, chairnan of
the audit committee, refused to order
vouchers for its expenses, by raising
its own funds and appointing Mr.
South after David S. Barry, the Senate
sergeant-of-arms, had refused to go to
Pennsylvania to impound the addi-
tional ballots.
Also Appoints .Committee Chairmen
For Spring Events To Be Held
Under Supervision
In an effort to place the cheerlead-
ing squad on a more firm financial
basis, a resolution was adopted by the



Faction Would Transfer Appropriation
Made For New Institution To
Rebuild At Howell
(By Associated Press)
LANSING, March 23--Develop-
ment of a $3,000,000 program to
fight tuberculosis in Michigan was
contemplated today, whent nem-
hers of the legislature and physi-
cians niet with Governor Green
to discuss the various tubereu-
losis sanitarium bills now before
the legislature. The meeting pre-
ceded a public hearIng in the
House tonight on the same sub-

l (

Student council, at its meeting last 4
night, petitioning the Board in Con- Possible settlement of the contro-
versy over the site for the state tuber-
trol of Athletics to finance the squad
in the future. The resolution requests culosis sanitarium was seen yester-
that the board provide the squad with day when a committee of 25 mem-
uniforms and defray the expense of hers of the State legisuature from
Lansing visited the city with a view
sending the Varsity cheerleader to two toninvsite the advante ofe
of te mot iportnt ut-o-toIto investigate the advantages offered
of the most important out-of-town ihe.
games during each football season. There.
ga enti 22a o be sa~r sur The legislators had luncheon at
Up until 1925 each cheerleader pur-
chased his own uniform. Since that I non at the Union in company with
time the council has outfitted the Dr: Harley A. Haynes, director of
squad and last fall sent the Varsity the University hospital; Dean Hugh
cheerleader to Baltimore for the Navy Cabot of the medical school, and Dr.
g a m e . a m e s D . B rut e m d i c s o o f , i n t e r .
Paul Endriss, '28, Varsity cheer- J D. Bruce, director of internal
leader was appointed chairman of a (.medicine and chief of the medical ser-
committee to organize another perma- 4 vice of the University hospital.
nent cheering section for next fall. In the afternoon, the visitors were
The council intends to formulate a t e a torof the hsital and
pla fo anthe blck f L00 tu-taken on a tour of the hospital. and
plan for another block of 1,200 stu 11
dents, similar to that inaugurated last nilesity laborat Uiversitnspect the
fall. Students will be given an oppor- .sachwore iyhysi eitor re-
tunity to enroll this spring besides
during registration week again in Sep- l other subjects which might be of pri-
teinbe g in mayy importance to the sanitarium
tembr. Iif it were located here. They also
Action was taken by the council last i itere ooed ie forhy hs
night making the University an i-i nspectei the proposed site for the
cial member of the National Student
Federation of America whose second Rearing Is held In Lansing
annual congress was held in Ann Ar-. A public hearihg was held last night
bor last December. in Lansing on thel subject. Discussion
Committee appointments were made of all proposals made thus far for
for the annual spring events which the settlement of the controversy was
will be held under the supervision of engaged in by those present.
the council. Chairmen are as follows: 1 Lines are tightening in the lower
Spring games, James Boyer, '27; branch of the legislature Tuesday for
all-campus elections, Frederic Glover, what promises to be a finish fight on
'27; Swing Out, Tyler Watson, '27; the issue oI whether the sanitarium.
Cap Night, Theodore Hornberger, 1eat owell should have the, benefit of
'27Ed. the $500,000 appropriated by the last
Upon request of students in the " legislature or whether the monej
School of Business Administration, should be expended for a new institu-
it was moved that the letters "B. A.t
be removed from the senior canes of Representative James T. Upjohn of
senior students in the literary college Kalamazoo, a member of the legisla-
who are taking the combined curricu- I!tive commission which recommended
lum in business administration. a new establishment at Ann Arbor,





More than 1000 people attended the
annual University boxing show which
was held last night in Waterman gym-
There were ten events on the pro-
gram. The opening events were two
wrestling matches between members
of the freshman wrestling team. The
first match was at 125 pounds be-
tween Quinn and Elliot, terminating in
a draw. In the next match, Dougavito,
all-campus 158 pound champion, won
a decision over Wolf.
Following came two fencing bouts.
In the first, with foils Wiggers defeat-
ed Pettibone, while Tuscan won from
Benham in the next with sabers.
Next were two novelty acts, the
"Roman gladiators" entertaining with
acrobatic feats while Mozumdra, a
young Hindu, gave exhibitions of


AID) t FOR 41A qIRfEN Instances where advert1min nt baWetzelha2, Valentne DaviesX27,
proved its worth were cited. It costs t carriihr shind thecrir Minna Miller, '27, Samuel Bonell, '28,
(By Associated Press) twenty cents to put out each copy o craft carrier Herm and twoc ruiers Thurston Thieme, '29, and Dorothy
($y teASaurdaiEveingPoststheparticipating in the attack. After the Wlim,'9
MANAGUA, March 23-Lee Mason r o bombardment, in which no lives were a '2.
an ila ros mrcnspeaker te et said; "<nthettcs difference an fft- rpre ottewrhprtre Tickets for all the performances
and William Brooks American avia- teen cents between that cost and the eported lost, the warship returned to are on sale now at the box office of.
tors who e activities in the service selling price as well as a substantial port. the Mimes theater and are priced at
of the dnservatives in Nicaragua surplus is fully covered by the ad-75 cents.
have bprthe botest at Washing- vertising profits alone." 3iWASHINGTON ,March 23. - The I
ton from the Liberals, are on their In conclusion, Mr. Burnett de- manifesto issued in Shanghai today ADEMY TO HOLD
own risk, and understand that they clared that the advertising profession' by the Nationalist general, Tai Tsung-
will get no assistance from the United welcomes the college graduate today, Kai, declaring that the Chinese port, ANNUAL ASSEMBLY!
States government if they are cap- addin "the experience one obtains captured by the Cantonese forces wasH
tured. ingpublication, to become a base for world revolution
trfh ot ro oeinMiite !s by working on a college pbia ion, A R L 27-2
The note from Foreign Minister Es- in preparation for either the journal- against imperialism failed to arouse
pinosa of the Liberal government, ad- ism or advertising game, is a wonder- any great apprehension in official The Michigan Academy of Science,
dressed to the State department at ful help." quarters in Washington. Arts and Letters, association for the
Washington, yesterday . declared ex- i_ _ _One statement of the manifesto at- advancement and diffusion of scientific
pressly that the Liberal government ltracted attention. It was the asser- knowledge, will hold its 32nd annual
"declines responsibility regarding the ABBOTT SELECTED tion that the new rulers of the area meeting in this city beginning Wednes-
future of the aviators Brooks and Ma- AS TOASTMASTER expected to negotiate with western day, April 27, and continuing through
son" should they fall into the hands powers as to the future status of the Thursday and Friday, April 28 and 29.1
of the Liberal forces. . de t- international settlement at Shanghai. The program, as announced, includ-
The military status of Brooks and WloAbto h eo tefth Th Washington government stands ing" sevea nomllnhosad
Mason is that of aviation instructors ment will be toastmaster of the fifth PhWaintngvrm tsadsig eealnfmllucosad
ison the tNatvationalgo icrgua annual Gridiron Knights' banquet to ready to enter into negotiations, as evening meetings of groups and sec-I
in the National guard of Nicaragua be held April 5 at the Union, stated was declared by Secretary Kellogg tions, will contain speeches by num-I
,chairman when he proposed to the military com- erous scientists from the different
a bonus in addition to their salaries ilon Simpson, 2, generalcmanders of the principal Chinese fac- state educational institutions.
when they fly over enemy lines during thetaffai yesterday. tions weeks ago that they take steps Dr. Carl E. Guthe, director of
wartime. They have not taken the Theater managers of Ann Arbor ,
oatofallne. They e en taren e will be present at the banquet. Gerald to eliminate Shanghai from the zone anthropology, Prof. Z. Clark Dickin-
oath of allegiance. The men are e- Hoag, James helsden, and Allan of hostilities in the civil war. son of the economics department, Wal-
observers.mStanchfield, managers of the Majestic, ter A. VerWiebe of the geology de-
__servrs._Arcade, and Rae theaters have signi- DIREC TOR BEGINS partment, Prof. Preston Slosson of
NORTHWESTERN.-The Play Shop, fied their intention to attend the an- the history department, Prof. C. E.
a dramatic organization, is resuming ual "razzfest," according to Gene JOURN Y I O T Whitmore of the rhetoric department,
activitis. Gutekunst, '27, invitations chairman. e. AstiProf. John Shepard of the psychology
(71,tivfl Art ies.m

was the leader of the faction which
contends that the effort to divert the
half million dollars appropriation to
the Howell institution amounts to a
legislative grab. Speaker Lynn C.
Gardner headed the group which in-
sisted that the $500,000 should be de-'
voted to rebuilding the Howell insti-
Creation of a new institution was
the object of the legislature when it
made the appropriation, Representa-
tive Upjohn believes, and any attempt
to divert it would be nothing more
than an effort to take away an appro-
priation already made for purposes
other than improving the Howell in-
Attempts at a compromise were
made at a conference between Gov.
Fred W. Green, Speaker Gardner, Rep-
resentative Upjohn, and Dr. James D.
Bruce and Dr. Irley A. Haynes of
Ann Arbor. R,-presentative Upjohn
presented a proposal, suggesting split-
ting of the $500,000appropriation be-
tween the Howell institution and a
new establishment, both institutions
to receive some additional money
from regular channels. Speaker Gard-
ner vetoed the suggestion. Another
conference was held before the ways
and means committee, where Dr.
Bruce suggested that a northern loca-
tion might be better than Ann Arbor.
Fail To Reach Agreement
After repeated failures to reach an
agreement between the opposing fac-
tions, a movement was seton foot to
launch a floor fight if necessary to
retain the original appropriation for
a new sanitarium.
Two measures are before the ways'
and means committee in regard to the
dispute. The Birkholm bill, sponsored
by the Howell faction, proposes to
divert the appropriation, with an ad-
ditional $316,000 from the general
fund, for the upbuilding of the Howell
institution. The bill would give How-
ell immediate possession of $500,000 as


Concluding the program were four'
boxing bouts for the all-campus cham-
pionships. In the 125 pound class,
Stein won the decision from Farrel.
Wodard was awarded a very close
bout from Heim in the 135 pound deci-
sion. Tenner proved too clever for .
Raichilson in the 145 pound class. The
158 pound bout was won by Berkowitz,
who captured a decision from Sauve.
Sauve substituted for Carlson who
could not appear because of an injury.
(By Associated Press)
DETROIT, March 23.--Further limi-
tation of the field of evidence, the list-
ing in the record of more alleged
libels, and the appearance of the
plaintiff as attorney, were the net re-

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