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Contest Marks 23rd Baseball Game
Between The Schools; Purple
Strength Unknown'
Michigan 'will battle Northwestern
at 2:30 o'clock this afternoon on Fer-
fy field in her second Conference base-
ball game of the current season. The
Wolverines are anything but down-
hearted because of the Purdue defeat,
and after two days of practice are
bent on redeeming themselves and
getting a fresh start in the chase for
the championship.I
Yesterday afternoon Coach Fisher
was undecided as to who would ap-
pear on the mound for Michigan, but
favored Miler to try his luck once
again, provided his arm is not sore
before game time. In case Miller is'
unable to pitch it is likely that Ruetz
will be the second choice, althoug'
Asbeck may be selected.
The loss of the Purdue game, which,
incidentally, is the first ever dropped
to, the Indiana institution, cannot be
blamed on Miller, regardless from
what angle it is viewed. Any pitcher
that holds the opposition to seven hits',;
and strikes out six men deserves to
win, and had his support shown any I
semblance of a punch at all Michigan l
would have been on the long end of
the score. However,{today is anoth-er


Varsity Band Dances
In Colorful Setting
,Alt Masonic Temple

HVC O-LANDS RED BY V In Speaking Series
/,HA OC Y Sen. Frank B. Willis of Ohio, will
Mississippi, as the last speaker on
the Oratorical association series at




In an atmosphere of pageantry, the
IVarsity band held its third annual
formal dance last night, in the Ma-
sonic Temple ballroom, when over
150 couples danced from 9 o'clock to
l1 o'clock to music furnished by Sey-
mour Simon's Tunesters of Detroit.
The grand march, which was held
shortly after 10 o'clock was led by
Arthur Cook, '27A and Dorothy Dart,
'30, and was announced by Heralds
using the golden trumpets which pre-
cede the band on the football field.
The wearing of band capes by mem-
bers of the Varsity organization, with
the gold lining thrown back during
the grand march made an impressive
showing, set off by the black and
I white of formal dress, and bright eve-
ning gowns. Decorations of yellow
and blue supplemented an elaborate
screen, 20 by 40 feet, upon which was
painted in life colors, and several
times life-sized, a base drum, sup-
ported by uniformed men, and figures
of a drum major, director, a drummer,
and a fife player. This screen hid the
orchestra for the first two dances, and
later the head of the drum was brok-
en, revealing the musicians.
President Clarence Cook Little and
Mrs. Little, and Robert A. Campbell
and Mrs. Campbell were patrons and
patronesses, and Coach Fielding H.l
Yost and Mrs. Yost were guests. J.1
Fred Lawton, '11, and Mrs. Lawton;'
Earl V. Moore, '12 composer of "Var-
sity," John Wannamaker and Mrs.{
Wannamaker, and John Lawton, '23
former drum major were among the
guests. Director and.Mrs. N. J. Larson,
and Nicholas D. Falcone, director of
the Reserve unit and Mrs. Falcone
iuriv ini Tnl TAI V


Red Cross Working Hard To Rescue
All Victims Before Water Level I
Reaches Extreme Height
(By Associated Press)
MEMPHIS, Tenn., April 22-Thirty-
eight known dead, upward of 75,000'
homeless, more than 7500 square
miles of land inundated and the crest
of the flood still to come.
This was the story the lower Mis-
sissippi valley told tonight, and along
with these reports came others of ad-
ditional breaks in levees, endangering
hundreds of persons and threatening
to add millions of dollars to the al-
ready enormous property loss.
The numiered dead yricluded 19
persons who perished when the 'gov-
ernment launch Pelican was swamped
by a break in the Mississippi river

Amazon Valley Discussed By James
As Possible Productive Region
Still Unexploited
Natural drugs, which for hundreds
of years were the chief medicinals
used i< the relief of pain and in the
treatment of disease, are fast being
replaced by synthetic drugs, prepar-
ed in the chemical laboratory fromj
coal tar products, said Prof. Frederick
F. Blicke, of the department of phar-
maccutical chemistry, in the opening
address on the Michigan Night Radio
program broadcast last night from
the University.
He continued by naming a number
of synthetic medicinals that are now
used in the place of the older natural

3 oclock Tueday, April 26, in Hill
auditbrium, according to an announce-
ment by Prof. R: D. T. Hollister of
the public speaking department.
Senator Willis was educated at Ohio
Northern university from which school
he received his master's degree. He
turned to teaching for a time, and for
12 years held the position of profes-
sor of history and economics at his
alma mater .
He was elected a member of the
Ohio House of Representatives in 19001
in which capacity he served two
terms. Ohio Wesleyan, Miami, and
Ohio universities gave him the degree
of LL.B. and he was admitted to the
bar shortly afterwards.
From 1911 to 1915, Senator Willis
was a member of the 62nd and 63rdl
Congress from the eighth Ohio district,
after which he was elected to the gov-
ernorship of his state. He served in
this capacity for two years. He was
elected to his present position as sen-
ator from Ohio in 1921, his term of
office lasting until 1927.

Serious Accidents And Difficulties In
Enforcing Rules Given As Reasons
For Probable Action
Because of the present situation relative to the student operation
of automobiles is believed to be "extremely grave" and existing rules
difficult to enforce, the Regents will probably ban student owned auto-
mobiles in May, it was revealed last night by President Clarence Cook
The statement given by the President follows: "The recent ghastly
automobile accident resulting in the death of one student and the serious
injury of three others-one perhaps fatally-was discussed at the
meeting of the Board of Regents. Coming as it does as a culmination
of a series of accidents stretching
over several years and involving loss
DANCE ARRANGEMENT of students' lives, the Board felt that
the situation was extremely grave.
D "The Board felt also that the pres-
ent situation is unsatisfactory in that
the existing rules are not being en-
forced by the students and probably
Committee Hits Decided Distribution are not possible of enforcement.
oi PritegHas DeiTed ltib n "It has therefore under considera-
Of Programs Will Take Place tion for the May meeting further re-
At Entrance To Danice strictive action of a comprehensive
nature which if taken will be solely
TICKETS GOING RAPIDLY to protect the lives of undergraduates
and other students of the University."
Tickets for the seventh annual Mil-. --
itary ball, which will be held April! SHOULD CARS BE BANNED%
29 in the Union ballroom, are going
very rapidly, according to John Lov-J The Daily's comment on the
ette, '27E, chairman of the committee. abolition of student cars, a step
Only a few tickets remain for sale and which the Board of Regents in-
these may be procured at the R. O. T. dicated would be taken in May





Palmer May Pitch ITILIILL
Northwestern will probably send _
Wiliam Palmer to the hill to oppose
Coach Fisher's selection. Palmer U 1 [I
learned about college pitching from
"Skipper" Mather, the Michigan fresh-
man mentor, in 1924, but dropped out Wisconsin P
of school to enter Northwestern, and Student
has since risen to the position of ace In
of the Wildcat flinging staff.
Just what amount of strength the HAS SPC
Evanston school possesses on the dia-
mond is problematical, as they haye Dr. Alexa
yet to play a Conference game, and philosophy
there is no basis for comparison with versity of
Conference teams. However, it is in- members of
teresting to note that while on the cation, at 11
spring training trip the Wildcats lost ing, in Hill
to Oklahoma A & M, "15-0, and bowed john has cho
to Mississippi 14-0. cation of the
Outside of Palmer, the only -other The servi!
twirler that has earned his spurs is series of c
Mills, a veteran of the 1926 campaign, auditorium u
and forms, with Vandenberg behind! Student coup
the :plate, practically the entire and the Schc
strength of the Wildcat battery. Mel- Dr. Meikl
ich at first is the only other man to ence as pres
bring joy to the heart of Coach Kent. sity, and is r
His hitting on th'e spring trip has been gressive edu
far better than the others, and he present, in
fills his position as though he were the philosopt
44,-~ 4h i Cnh CP

rofessor Will Open Third1
t Convocation Series f
1111 Auditorium-
nder Meiklejohn of the
department of the Uni-
Wisconsin will address
the University, in Convo-
o'clock on Sunday morn-
auditorium. Dr. Meikle-
osen for his subject "Edu-{
ce will open the third
onvocations held in Hill
under the auspices of the
ncil, the Women's league,
ool of Religion.
ejohn came into promin-
ident of Amherst univer-
egarded as one of the pro-
cators of the country. At
addition to his duties in
hy department at Wiscon-
!n'O d in w lins mif


accustomed to the Job. isin, n ei s engagea in woring ouL
Solheim and Johnson form the key- plans for a new experimental college
stone sack combination and Smith which he will supervise there.
will be seen at third. In the outfield His speech on Sunday will mark his
Kempf, who is the best hitter on the third appearance here during the past
squad outside of Melich, Janetz, and: two years, his most recent address
Panosh have earned regular posts. being given under the sponsorship of
Northwestern Beat Michigan Once the Student Federation of America1
A glance at the record books dis- last December.
closes some interesting facts about
Michigan-Northwestern baseball rela- ROCKNE ASSUMES;
tions. The first game between the two DEFIANT ATTITUDE
schools was played in 1891, and froml
that date until the present time 23' OVER ELIGIBILITY
games have ben staged, with' the in- _
vaders from Ilinois winning on just ! (By Associated Press)
one occasion. That game was played CHICAGO, April 22.-Knute Rock-
in 1902 when the Wolverines were on ne, director of athletics at Notre
t'he short end of a 9-7 score. Dame, exploded a bomb in Western
The worst defeat inflicted by Mich- Conference athletics today by de-
igan came in 1900, When the Purple claring one of the universities, which
came to Ann Arbor, and after nine in- 1 he did not name, was going out of its
nings of comic baseball the game end- way to question the athletic eligibility
ed with the score of 26-2. 1 standards at Notre Dame.
Northwestern has been in a base- This situation was given public
ball rut for a nunber of years, main- recognition here last night when
ly because they were unable to attract Rockne addressed members of the
the high school players that enter' Notre Dame club of Chicago.
some college every fall. In the past "It is my contenttion," Rockne said,
they have had some good men, but "that this university should either
never more than one or two at a time, prove the things it hints or shut
and as a result were unable to as- up."
semble a ball team that could serious- The famous football coach said he
ly threaten the more powerful teams welcomes any investigation of Notre!
in the Big Ten. Dapie's athletics. "We do not play!
___g _____this university," said Rockne, "nor
RITO LA BREAKS RECORD do we have anything to do with them.
RiT A RA 1R But there is an evidence of animosity
on their part towards Notre Dame's
NEW YORK, APRIL 22-Willie Rit- athletic standards. We meet other
ola, Finnish-American A. C. distance members of the, Western onference on
star, tonight clipped 9 1-5 seconds a friendly basis with regard to the
from his own 5000-yard world record standards of Notre Dame, I can say,
during a three mile handicap run at that we extended to the Western Con-
the 369th Infantry track games here. ference the same privilege of investi-
Ritola covered 5000 yards in 13 mint gating as that given the Rockefeller
utes 29 4-5 seconds and went on to and Carnegie foundation fund rep-
cover the full distance 'r. 14 minutes, resentative. These last two were'
lseconds. satisfied 'with what they found. The
j Big Ten refuses to accept the in-

levee at Knowlton's Points, Ark., drugs; quinine being superceded by,
while on a rescue mission last night. pyramidon, phenacetin, aalol and as- I riI
In his appeals for help for the suf- rprin: the German creation of plas- IE
I ferers, President Coolidge quoted Red . mochin to combat the micro-organ-
Cross officials as saying that 75,000 isms responsible for malaria, the use
was a conservative estimate and that of novocaine as a local anaesthetic,
this number would be doubled or in th-e place of cocaine. "Some of the ILL
trebled if the floods rise to the pre- adverse properties of natural drugs -
dicted 'height within the next few I which the chemist tries to eliminate Current Events Examination Sched-
days. in synthetic substitutes are the high uled To Take Place At 9 O'clock
Peonle Caught In Delta toxicity and the undesirable by and This Morning In Angell Hall
M. L. Kaufman, former member of after effects," he explained. "It is
the Mississippi levee board, in a state- hoped to produce a drug with a great! $PRIZE IS OFFERED
ment at Rosedale tonight said hun- curative action and at the same time $5 RSE
dreds of persons were caught in the having a low toxicity toward the pa-C
deta and were in danger of drowning tient, exerting no by or after affects. Inteslate Crt N e nYork Times
unless aid reached them during the It has never been discovered, but it is terwlleat 9uorlot today in
night. He appealed for boats to assist among the synthetic rather than theest will meet at 9 o'clock today in
roo 2003 Angell hall, to write the
in the rescue work, natural drugs, that medicinas of such room 203Agl h ,t1riete-
Many families are in trees and on a high type may be found. examination arranged by the local
housetops, he said. "The flood is A further advantage of the synthetic ommittee for the prize of $250 and a1
spreading fast. I cannot number the drug, as pointed out by ProfessorI bronze medal. This prize is given at
I persons caught in it. None of them Blicke, is that of the possibility of each of the twenty universities enter-
made preparations for this disaster.-I domestic production. Most of the na- ed the contest.
No one had moved their families to tural drugs come from foreign a-d In addition to the prizes given here
the hills, ndnhcase ofreuplands the winner will have an opportunityt
"We know these women and chil- aih e case o sswr te to compete for the grand, national
migt b cu of, h asertd.preize of $500 which will be awared
dren are in the flood, crying for help! Swiming Coach Talks are final wainatioo ay 1
but the people of Rosedale can give A.is esnfrsimr en after the final examination on May 14. F
butthepeole f Rsedle an I- A first lesson for swimmers, being┬▒ Only the winners of local ontests will 1
them little assistance because we lack an explanatiOn of the crawl stroke, n be all owed t take part in this- final
facilities. was given to the radio listeners by
"This isthe most disastrous flood M examination.
I~~~~~~ thscutyhsMvrhd"atthew Mvann, Vj sity swimming At the examination this morning1
this country has ever had." coach in the second talk of the pro- tommtteminarge il furnish
Among the lower branches of the gram. The lesson was' divided into the cmmittee in charge will furnish
Arkansas and down the Yazoo delta three parts: the arm stroke, the leg to bring blue books. Each contestant
a vast panorama of suffering and action, and the breathing. To learn will turn over to the examiner a seal-
desolation was spread before the Red the first two phases of the crawl edw hite envelope with a nom-de--
Cross and other relief agencies. Cities, stroke, the listeners were advised to ge oit ndin wih i nme-
towns and plantations were inundat- practice on dry land first, later usingadrreit and in which s his name
ed; refugees were huddled together in tht and address. This no-de-guerre will
more than a score of camps and the ithe same actions in the water.- ( then be written on the examination1
moe thnrscreofnap andtrnd heIn concluding his lesson, Coach sheet and the examiner will not knowl
fate of others remainedl undetermined. Mann gave four general rules that th1ae ftoeetrdi h
Dater And Food Shortage Mn gv orgnrlrlsta the names of those entered in the i
M are than 200 persons were ma-Iapply to the successful mastering of I contest.
rne that20 ersns w' Ca- the stroke: First, the hands are al- Last year only 12 schools were in-
don, Ark., by from ten to 28 feet of ways pressed forward and downward, luded in the examination list and
water. The town was short of water he advised; secondly, the kick is a lift this year the competing schools wereE
and almost without food, the refu- up and not down; complete relaxation increased to 20. The contest is to be
gees said in their urgent call for of the body must be observed at all an annual event and it is hoped that
help. times; and lastly, the breathing must interest will grow from year to year.f
Greenville, Miss., was fled eay be through the mouth and not the The time covered by the examination
erynose. will be from May 1, 1926, to thef
today when waters of the Mississippi Prof. Preston E. James, of the geo- present. ' '
let through by a crevas at Slots graphy department, in discussing the
Landing, flowed over the municipal Aniazon valley, sees great possibil-
levee cutting off the water supply of ties of development of the region, but SPECIAL EXAMvi
the 12,000, inhabitantsand 6000 refu- in a different manner than yet at- ARE ANNOUNCED
gees. The electric ' light and power tempted. The land- was described as
plant was threatened. being one of th 'world's greatest Additional examination schedules
The Mississippi broke through the deserts, an area of more than 2,000,000 for special classes in the College of
levees at adlditional places during the
day. A new crevass occurred six square miles supporting less than one Enginaering and /:chitecture have
dai.eA nrthofStsccuandiandperson per square mile, inhabited by been announced through the office oft
miles north of Stots landing and a race of mixed blood; although a Louis Hopkins, secretary of the col-t
breaks were reported below Rosedale lowland it is not swampy, and having lege.
and at of Greenville.issashort distance a climate "monotonously warm but Courses in . M.1 and 2, will bei
the mai Grleve riy Lnever reaching points set by our sum- examined on Monday, June 6, from 2t
The main levee aezrrday.,La., opI mer heat waves in the Middle West". - to 6 o'clock. Classes in C. E. 2, and,
posite Natchez, Miss., was reported ko Travel is difficult and possible only Drawing 2, wil also have the finals at
be crumbling with another break ex- because of the network of navigable this time.
Lana Army engineers have abandonedI
-the Am dieertthe head oAbe-d rivers, therefore the cities are all Surveying 2 and 4 classes will meet
the main dike at the head of Albe- located along the banks of the on Wednesday, June 8, from 2 to'
marle Bend, north of Vicksburg,. streams, the region that is the most 6 o'clock. Students in M. E. 3 courseZ
where waters were flowing over the afflicted by diseases. will be examined on Saturday, June
top. ywl eeaie nStraJn
Wit both wire and railroad com- Rubber Industry Declines 4, from 2 to , o'clock and, finals in
munication with the Misissippi delta The rubber industry, which had shop courses 2, 3, and 4, will be given
country badly interrupted, adequate grown to rather large proportions, ac- on Thursday, June 9, from 8 to 12
reports covering that section were un- cording to Professor James, collapsed o'clock.
available tonight, but from such in- almost overnight because of the de- The only other special examinationI
formation as came through it appear- velopment of the plantation system in is in E. E. 2a which will be given on
ed that Leland, Shaw, Moore, Indian- such places as Malaya and Sumatra. Saturday, June 11, from 2 to 6 o'clock.
ola, Belzoni, Percy, Silver City, Hol- "Thousands and thousands of rubber These periods may be regarded as
andale and Mayorsville would receive workers left the region. Today the iregular sessions by instructors pro-
flood waters. The town of Scott, near many beautiful buildings are rapidly viding there is no conflict with the
Rosedale, already was under water. falling to ruin. Walls and roofs are rest of the examination schedule
giving in and are not being repaired, which was published yesterday.
MAY 4 LAST DAY pensive flooring wharves are allow- J No single course is permitted to
ed to sink, grass grows in many of the give more than four hours of exam-
FOR INVITATIONS city streets, and some of the smaller ination and no date of examination
villages are entirely abandoned. The may be changed without the consent
Final opportunity to order an- settlements are in frank decadence," of the classification committee. ;
nouncements, programs, and invita- I the speaker explained. A. member of the engineering facul-
tions for Commencement on June 20 Professor James concluded by as- ty to act as a representative of the
and other senior class functions will ┬░ serting that attempts at colonization classification committee for the pur-
be given Tuesday afternoon and Wed- based on the same idea as those pre- pose of adjusting misunderstandings
nesday morning, May 3, and 4, at a viously attempted would fail, but if and errors and arranging schedules
desk in University hall. Invitations Brabil should stimulate the coloniza- for students with conflicting examina-
and announcements are 15 cents each, tion of its river Central plateau, that tion periods, will be announced at a

C. office or from the committeemen.
The tickets are priced at $4.50 andl
limited to 275.,
It has been decided by the commit-
tee not to distribute the programs un-
til the night of the affair and then at
the entrance door. The committee
has also completed the list of patrons
and patronesses. Included among
those who received invitations to be
guests of honor are Gov. Fred W.
green, Pres. Clarence Cook Little and
Tsuneo Matsudaira, Japanese ambas-'
sador to the United States who will
be in Ann Arbor at that time attend-
ing the Michigan Schoolmaster's club
Music for the ball will be provided'
by Guy Lombard's Royal Canadians,
of Cleveland. This orchestra is well
known to University students, having
played at the last two J-Hops, besides{
being national radio favorites. At!
present the Royal Canadians are
making a short tour of the country
following which they will return to
Cleveland on May 21 to play for the,
Decorations will consist of flags of
various countries, guns and other
military paraphenalia. Either uni-I
forms or tuxedos will be considered
appropriate; present indications are j
that both will be numerous.-
Ticker returns on major league
baseball games will be received here-
after in the Union tap room, Thomas
Cavanaugh, '27L, student manager of j
the Union announced yesterday. The
ticker, which gives the playing by in-
nings, has been removed from the
billiard room inasmuch as this depart-
ment and the bowling alleys have,
been closed for the remainder of the
The baseball returns, which are fur-
nished by Western Union, will be
posted on a bulletin board as soon
as they are received every afternoon.
I .i
The Board in Control of Stu-
dent Publications will holds its
meeting for the appointment of
Managing Editor and Businessj
Manager of The Michigan Daily,
the Michanensian, and Gar-
goyle on May 2, 1927. Each appli-
cant for a position is requested '
I to file seven,-copies of his letter
of application at the Board officej
I in the Press building not later'
than April 29 for the use of the
members of the board. Carbonj
copies, if legible, will be satis-
factory. Each letter should state j
the facts as to the applicant'sI
scholastic record in the Univer-
sity, his experience upon the
publication or elsewhere so far


will be found on the editorial
page of this issue.
Prof. J. M. O'Neil of the department
of speech of the University of Wis-
consin will come to the University
next year as chairman and professor.
of the department of speech. His
acceptance of the appointment was
received by the Regenst last night.
Professor O'Neil iq widely known for
his theories of speech and has writ-
ten several articles on public speak-
Because of the fire risks involved,
the use of University hall auditorium,
will be discontinued as soon as an-
other suitable place to which the
work now carried on in the old struc-
ture can be transferred, it was de-
cided by the Regents. Definite at-
tention was recently called to the
risks incident to the use of the audi-
torium by the state fire marshal.
Classes in play production and in
dramatic reading are the principal
ones to use the auditorium.
Several donations for various pur-
poses were accepted by the Board
last night. Dwight B. Cheever gave
$100 to establish the Dr. H. S. Cheever
Memorial fund for loansto deserving
students enrolled in the Medical
school. Two $25 pries tobe awarded
for the -best work in clay modeling
were donated anonymously by a
friend of the architectural college.
H. Fletcher Brown of the Dupont
Chemical company again offered a
$750 annual scholarship to be granted
for the academic year of 1927-28.
David Denison, G. E. Uhlenbech,
and S. Goudsmit of the University of
Leyden, Holland, were appointed as
a nucleus of a group to make theo-
retical studies in chemistry.
Condition of Jean B. McDanel, '29,
who was injured along with four oth-
ers in the automobile accident Thurs-
day morning on the Plymouth road in
which Clarence Wobrock, '30D, was
killed was reported to be unimproved
late last night by Dr. Albert Kerli-
kowske, chief resident physician at
the University hospital.. Miss Mc-
Danel suffered fractures of arm and
leg, internal injuries, and severe cuts
and bruises, and did not regain con-
sciousness until late yesterday. The
condition of the others, is reportel,
as gradually improving.
It is thought that no official investi-
gation will be carried on by the Uni-
versity authorities. No decision had
been made last night by the coroner
of Washtenaw countyoas to whether
or not there would be an inquest held.
The driver of the truck which was the
cause of the creash was released froiu
responsibility after being questioned.

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