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VOL. XXXVII. No. 162








Alumnius Will Talk1
At Today's Banquet




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Reiel ifion Of Close Scoring Of Oth
Y r- ,Is Expectation For
This Afternoon


By herbert E. Vedder
Traditionial rivalry will be re-!
sumed this afternoon on Ferry field k
when the Michigan and Illinois track
teams vie for dual meet supremacy
for the eighth time in as many con- ;
secutive seasons and in the second .
local meet of the year. The first
event, the 100 yard dash will be run s
off promptly at 2:30 o'clock.f
With marked superiority in the
weights and -dashes, and conceded a
slight edge in the other track and
field events as a whole, the Wolver- I J. Arthur Whitworth, '94
ines are generally expected to win l Prominent alumnus and business
from Coach Harry Gill's Illini track- man of Grand Rapids, who twill be
men by a small margin. A repeti- the feature speaker on the program #
tion of the past two thrilling meets, of the Fathers' and Sons' banquetI
when Michigan has nosed out Illinois program at the Union this noon.
by margins of four and seven points-
respectively, seems imminent al-
though the Wolverines will make a
strong attempt to pile up a consider COULD015 MADE HEAD
ably' largerscore than their 71 points
against the Illinois 64 a year ago.
With Buck Hester and Harold Las- IUL RAPHERFOR TRIP
ser rated as definitely superior to the
Illini sprinters, the Wolverines should
break away to a clear lead in the Profesor Of Geology Will Accompany
first event, the 100 yard dash, with Expedition To Unexplored
the slight possibility that Harbaugh Arctic Regions
will finish, third to give Michigan all
three places. Peters is probably the;PUBLISHER I I C ARE
~best of the Illin. Hester and Lasser IU LSH R S IN CA E
are also expected to score in the 220.1
The Ketz, Campbell, and McCaf- Prof. L. M. Gould, of the geology de-
free trio is expected to score heavily partment will be in charge of geo-
in the hammer throw, with the first graphical work on the Putnam Baffin
two men likely to take first and sec- T1la n lMi... Vnrk

No FuIller Traces Have Been la ovnd Fight Of Over Week To Save Low-
Of Former French War Aces, lnds Ends When Levee On Bayou
Cone Since Monday Rouge Breaks Through
(By Associated Press) (11y Associated Press)j
NEW YORK, May 3 ;---While three NEW ORLEANS, May 13.-Mississ-
American planes waited at Long Is- ippi flood waters tonight were shift-
land flying field for a propitious mo-, ing their attack from the cottonlands
ment to hop off for Paris, search is of northeastern Louisiana, to the
continued for the two Frenchmen who "sugarbowl" and Evangeline country
have tried to fly in the other direc- to the south central section of the
tion, and failed. But the search was state
unavailing and no word was received Streaming through two crevasses
to indicate whether Captains Nun- along Bayou Des Glaises, 150 milesI
gesser and Coli died when their northwest of New Orleans on the op-
"White Bird" came down out of the noste side of the river, the waters
air or whether they are alive in some swept into new territory after beat-
northern wilderness .ing down stubborn but futile defenses
garhr w, boats pursud theirreared by hundreds of men.
Coastgurbot puse thi
arch in Amrican coastal waters, The first rampart to crumble on the
the maritime provinces of Canada lent main Bayou Des Glaises defense gave
all their resources to the hunt, ocean way early today at Moreauville. The
liners scanned the sea, and radio breach rapidly widened and before
icracked its calls through the air, all noon a stream of water nine feet
withknoesuls h, deep and 500 feet wide was roaring
ITh nly cance that the missing down on five parishes in the Afcha-
The onlychance hatythebissin.
aviators have survived still seemed to falaya basin.
lie in the hope that the "White Bird" I The Moreauville break followed a
had cme downthometherWe idNew- crevasse on Bayou Rouge, an exten-
bad come down somewhere in Ne sion of the Bayou Des Glaises sys-
foundiand, andl that the airmen have "o fteByuDsGassss
noutiden wond.thatetho uamewh tem yesterday, and ended a fight of
he out be alo communicate with iore than a week to save the em-
bankment guarding the lowlands.
1 Shortly after the break there flood'
NEW YORK, May 13-The weather relief dictator John M. Parker at
man raised a warning hand tonight Baton Rouge, was informed that
and the American airmen waiting to there has been a second break at
hop off for the race to Paris for fame Bordelonville. This was denied by
and fortune heeded its signal, a merchant there who said that while
Hangar doors were closed and the work had been abandoned and the
contest for the $25,000 Orteig prize town virtually deserted the levee had
was definitely postponed until Sunday not broken.
morning anyhow, and probably until n b Workers Give Up
later next week. The workers had become disheart-
"A couple of days ago it looked as ened and exhausted, he said, and had
though it might be going to clear," given un their efforts to save the
said James A. Scarr of the weather town With water lapping over the
bureau, "hut pow it's gettingworse (dikes which they expected momen-
all theo time. It would be foolish to tarily to give way under pressure of
expect a turn for the better over the the pounding waves, they switched
week end." aside and fled from the town.
So Clarence Chamberlain and Lloyd Evacuation of the Bayou Des
Bertraud announced that their Bel- tlaises inhabitants was proceeding
1lanca monoplane, "Columbia" would rapidly with seaplanes. boats, barges
not start over the ocean in the morn- and other rescue equipment being
ing asi had been' their hope. Charles concentrated in the section. Red
Lindbergh had previously stated that Cross officials estimated that 25,000
his Ryan monoplane, the "Spirit of St. persons must be removed from the
Louis" would not be taken from its area. Many of them have been taken
1hdIIrd. . tilio 1t VYth ol+R 1w b v a

Funeral services for Dean Alfred
II Lloyd of the Graduate school will
be held at 4:15 o'clock this afternoon
at St. Andrew's Episcopal church.
Rev. Henry Lewis and Rev,.Ilenry
Tatlock will ofliciate. Members of
the immediate family will be pall-
bearers. The services will be open
to friends of the late Dean and mem-
bers of his classes.
Family services were held at the
Lloyd home yesterday afternoon. Rev.
Henry Lewis and Rev. Henry Tatlock
also officiated at this time. Following
the' service this afternoonv the body
will be cremated.
Professor Cross Will Be Toastmasler;
J. A. Whitworth Will Deliver I
Principal Address
Only a few tickets remain for the


3YCAP'\ lar FOR 'rIEsI)y 3
Cap Night, the annual tradi-
tional celebration of the pass-
ing of the freshman class, sehe-
duled to take nlacc' last night,
but was postponed 1;ecause of the1
death of Dean Alfred II. Lloyd
of the Graduate school, will beI
held next Tuesday night, accord-
ing to the committee of the Stu-
dent council in charge of ar-
The freshmen will assemble in
front of the Library at 7 o'clock
and will march behind the Var-
sity hand to South Ferry field,
where the Spring and Fall gamesM
I are held. When they arrive at theI
field members of the Student
council will light a huge bonfire
and after the members of the 1
freshman class have snake-danc-
ed around the field they will
cast their pots into the fire. This
will conclude the program.

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esd. Shively of Illinois is also a i U an Ixpe uion, waving ew or
some time in June. Regions of BaffinI
strong contender for second place but Island, virtually unexplored since they
can scarcely hope to beat Ketz who were visited by Luke Foxe in 1631,1
i as consistently thrown more than hold secrets that are the lodestone ofi
150 feet. the expedition.
Discus Record May Fall . Sailing under the auspices of the
The Ferry field record for the dis- American Geographical Society, the
cus is apt to fall for the second Museum of the American Indian, Heye
consecitive Saturday with Schraves- Foundation; the American Museum of
and attempting to better his mark ofINatural History; and the Buffalo So-
142 feet, 2 inches made against Iowa. # ciety of Natural Sciences, the exle-
Lyon of Illinois and Lovette are giv-(dition will he under the personal lead-
cn equal chances for second place in sm
this event as each is capable of about orship of George Palmer Putnam,
10fe.publisher and explorer.
7p0 feet Bartlett To Be Captain
Lyon, a. 47 foot shIotputter, is ex- The party will sail from New York
peeted to bring the Illini their only aboard the two-masted schooner Mor-
first in the weights and break the I rissey with Captain Robert A. Bart-
dual meet recard of 45 feet 7 3-8 lett as master. The ship's crew will
inches in doing it, although his best number twenty-one persons. Will Bart-
effort against Notre Dame last Sat- lett, brother of Captain Bartlett, will
urday was 46 feet 3 inches. Jack jbe the mate of the iorrissey. Captain
Lovette has shown consistent !im- Bartlett commanded the Roosevelt for!
provement this season which was cli- Admiral Peary during the expeditions
maxed with a throw of 46 feet 5 leading up to the finding of the North
inches against Iowa. Shively of Illi- Pole in 1909 and also led the Hobbs
nois is a probable third place winner. Prlen1a n d tlsoflat eHob
Threaen in440 Greenland expedition of last year.
Threaten in 440The route of the exedition sub-
Sittig has been tapered down to jet tesofathe expdition, willI
ru'the, 4 and 880 yard races, and # ject to seasonal ice conditions will
run the440 andtrong yhreasndhI be westerly through Hudson Straits
is considered a strong threat i both. and thence north into the Fox Basin
He will, however, find plenty of com- ss
petition from the Wolverines. Lomont district, which is the least known
has not ben beaten in a dual meet in e n t
the 880 and is thought to be capable tinent. Some of it has never been ex-
of turning in a 1: 58 half mile. One plored before or has remained vrul
thing seems certain that Lmont, ly untouched since the original visitI
thin sees cetainthatLomot, of Foxe in 1631. Expeditions into the
Deals and Pfluke will not finish one-
two-three as they did last Saturday. interior of Baffin Island will be at
Ponzer and Courter are the other Illi- tempted.
nois men and may take third between P eary Will Assist
them. Professor Gould will be in charge of
Orlovitch and Sittig of Illinois and geological work. His assistants in-
Mueller and Ohlheiser should stage a e ude Robert E. Peary, son of the fa-
prtyrace in the quarter mile with mous North Pole discoverer, George
little tochoosetbetweenrany of the ekeland WallceR.awkins and
four. The winner will probably be George Weymouth. "We hone by a
forced to better 50 seconds. study of the rocks of the regions ex-
Hornberger and Fairfield will face plcred to be able to correlate Eu-'
eatnh other in what promises to be an- !rpean with Continental fossils," Pro-
other feature two mile encounter fessor Gould said. "By that we hope to
with the possibility of breaking the prove that Europe and America were
Illinois-Michigan dual meet record once connected.
of 9:42.6. The mile run, however, "We are also going to map the wes-
tern coast of Baffin Island and we
appears to be an all-Illinois leventmyerneraste inBanfinIandanm wt
w ith Rue, McElwee and Stine likely may penetrate inland i an attempt to
to take all three places. Monroe ,explore the ice cans. This region has
i been reported by the Indians to be
has a chance to break up the Illini covered with ice, and we are going
he high jump appears as a likely to verify the facts. Anthropological,
Illinois victory with neither Waldo, zoological, and oceanic studies are to
Lane or Northrop possessing a record be made also."
of better than 5 feet 10 inches. Mr. Gould has gone to Washington
Ilowever, the Michigan captain has to interview Lester Jones, head of
been a more consistent performer as the United States geodetic survey,
ehite failed at 12 feet a week ago. who is to furnish the eipedition withl
hit failed a 2feet a weekag. instruments. He is to stop off at NewI
Prot of M1ichigan is a probable-



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' angar . 1111 n e weane Urman gave 1
the "all clear" signal.1
Byrd Not Yet Ready
The Fokker niononla ne. "America",
in which Commander Richard E.;
Byrd will attempt the crossing, hasl
not yet completed its factory tests. He
had not intended to leave for several
days so he was not affected one way
or the other by the weather reports.t
Scarr's prediction concerning sev-
eral days of stormy weather increas-
ed the likelihood, however, that when
clearing does come, the American1
flight may be a three-cornered race
with each of the three monoplanes
striving for first nlace.
As Byrd, however, is not "in theI
money," not having entered his planej
for the Orteig prize, and as he has*
said that his flight is to be purely1
for science, he may be content to let
the others go ahead.
The weather report late today was
the most unfavorable of the past
week. Scarr pointed out that he only
furnished the facts, and the fliers
made their own decisions, but he ex-
pressed the hope that they would not
leave until good conditions were in-I.
dicated .
French Still Hope
PARIS, May 13-The persistent re-
ports from Newfoundland that the
faint humming of an airplane motor
was heard at several points there
Monday has started a revival of
French hopes that the trans-Atlantic
plane of Captain Charles Nungesser
may yet be found.
The feeling, likely as a result of
these reports, is growing that the air- I
e men may have landed somewhere in
Labrador or northern Canada, far
from communication. Dispatches in-
dicatirfg that the Canadian, Newfound-
land and American governments are
doing everything possible to trace the
missing fliers have strengthened theI
hopes that they may yet be found.
The revelation today by Dr. Cortic-
hiato, a close friend of Capt Nunges-j
ser, that the fliers carried sufficient
rations for ten days, also has added i
to the hone that if the aviators land-

to 13unkie, but plans were reing mate
to transfer them to Marksville and
Mansura, since the spreading flood
waters might endanger the water
system of Bunkie. Later it was ex-
pected they would be concentrated at
Marksville and Alexandria where
housing facilities were more abund-
ant and food supplies more easily ob-
Evacuation of Melville, the largest
town in the direct path of the flood,
had started tonight. More than a
thousand were to be moved there. .
The weather bureau at New Orleans
warned that the breaks along Bayou
Des Galises would - not remedy the
situation along the main stream be-
tween the mouth of Old river and
New Orleans, although it reiterated
the statement that the artificial
crevasses below the present city
would prevent the river from exceed-
ing a stage of more than 21 feet here.
Cane Parishes Hit
The sweep of the waters escaping
from Bayou Des Glaises crevasses
will take them into Avoyelles. St.
Martin, St. Mary, St. Lanrdy , and
Iberville parishes, two of which are
large producers of sugar cane, and
one of which, St, Martin, is in the
heart of the Evangeline country, made
famous by Longfellow's poem of the
same name.
An estimated acreage of 1,198,720
acres stands in the path of the re- !
leased waters and 105,000 people are
expected to be affected.
In southern Louisiana, along the i
Mississippi, the fight to hold the ris-
ing waters continued with unrelent-
ing energy. A weakness developed
in the levee at Morganza, above Baton
Rouge, but quick work checked the
waters and tonight it was believed
in good condition.
Still further north in 11 north-
eastern parishes, only houstops,1
church steeples and treetops, pro-I
truding above the surface of the in-
land lake, make the location of nu-
merous towns and villages.

Fathers' and Sons' banquet to be held
at 12:30 o'clock today in the Assembly
hall of the Union, it was announced
yesterday by Roger W. Green, '28,
chairman of the committee in charge.j
Nearly all of the tickets have been
sold in the sale which has been in
progress for the last two days. They
will be on sale again this morning
from 9 to 12 o'clock.
Prof. Arthur L. Cross, of the history'
department, has been chosen to be
toastmaster of the banquet. Lester
F. Johnson, '27L, president of theI
Union, will be the, first speaker on
the program. He will speak on be-
half of the sons. President Clarence
Cook Little will give the next talk.
He has not announced the subject for
his speech as yet.
The feature speaker of the pro-
gram is J. Arthur Whitworth, '94,
prominent alumnus, who is now inI
business in Grand Rapids. He has
three sons who will all be present at
the banquet. Two of these are stu-
dents in the University now, and one
has graduated. Two guests will also
accompany him as sons. He speaks
on behalf of the fathers.
The regular Union dance orchestra
will provide entertainment during
the dinner.
The banquet will start early in or-
der to give fathers and sons a chance
to go to the track meet which is be-j
ing held at Ferry field at 2:30 o'clock.E
Complimentary tickets for this are
being given to all fathers with theirI
tickets to the banquet at the Union.I
The use of the Union pool has also
been granted to all fathers who visit
Ann Arbor for the week-end cele-
No particular program has been
arranged for the fathers for Saturday
night, but complimentary tickets to
the Arcade theatre may be obtained4
at the desk in the Union if the
fathers desire to attend the theatre.
No organized tours of the campus are
being planned. These, it was felt by
the committee, were not a success
last year so they were discontinued.
It is expected, however, that each stu-
dent will show his father the campus
individually, and that in that way all
fathers will have the opportunity, to
get some impression of the Univer-
sity. .
(By Associated Press)j
LONDON, May 13-Ruptures of An-
glo-Soviet relations were admitted by
both British and Russian officials here
tonight as being nearer than at any
other time than since they were re-
sumed on the basis of the trade
agreement in 1921.
The present tension in relationsI
between Great Britain and the So-
viet government has risen from thej
the raid yesterday by Scotland Yard
detectives and uniformed police on
the offices of Arcos. Ltd., Soviet com-


Asserts Object In Ruilding Them
To fake As uch Money As
Possible From Land

Skyscrapers are primarily built for
profit, the aim of the builder being
to get the greatest po-silble profit out
E of the land, Lewis Mumford, the noted
architect and art critic declared yes-
I terday in an address given before the
members of the College of Architec-
ture in Natural Science auditorium
Light, air, and beauty in the construc, '
tion of a skyscraper are second in con
sideration, Mr. Mumford said.
"Although tie skyscraper 'is thv
highest achievement of American ar-

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chiectreitlidnotorig t.oce ould e ya le
chiteeture, it didr not originate in finishing touches would he applied'

America. Edinburgh bad buildings!
over ten stories high long before j
Americans ever thought of building;
them. The skyscraper began in Amer-
I ica in 1854 with the construction of
I the Crystal Palace Exposition build-
i ung in New York. In the 1880's land
in the business sections became dear'
and the owners decided to build up-
ward in the air. But once building
grew upward, land values soared pro-
"The first great achievement of ar- 1
chitecture was the building of a sky-
scraper of 15 stories in Chicago, of
solid masonry. The widtly of the walls
at the bottom of the tower had to be
fifteen feet thick to support the weight
of the stones. Then some architect got
the idea of supporting the walls, not
by means of stone piers, but by us
ing a steel structure. There is now no,
need for the solid stone structure; all
a they have to do now-a-days is to cover
I the steel framework with stone and
punch it full of holes."
SThe original purpose of the sky-
scraper was to serve as an adver-
tisem ct, Mr. Mumford declared. The
artistic building didn't develop until
later. Mr. Mumford pointed out that
ordinances providing for set-backs in
the structures after reaching a cer-
tain height brought a great chance in
the designing of the monster build-
Siugs. The speaker offered as sugges-
tions for the future of the skyscraper
that they first cut down on the height
of the building, then lower the limit
of the set-back, or to allow the build-
ing to be as tall as it wished but to
set off an amount of land around it
in order to create the effect of height.l

to pending legislation early Satur-
day morning.
Dr. Maurice T. Price, in a lecture
under the auspices of the Student
Christian Association yesterday, cited
three conditions in China today that
are responsible for the present events
and disorders. The habit of the Chi-
nese press to exaggerate all stories
for the benefit of foreigners as well
as for the Chinese people, makes it
impossible to get authentic news,
Even when supposedly authentic news
does arrive, one never can be sure
that it is not propaganda. The recent
reports of the shelling of Chinese
towns by British and American war-
ships was merely propaganda intend-
ed to arouse the wrath of the Chi-
nese people, Dr. Price said. The Chi-
nese press has not yet learned to be
particular ab~out the truth of the
stories they spread.
Another factor in the chaotic condi-
tion today, Dr. Price continued, is the
failure of the moderate and radical
groups of the country to get along
with each other. For some reason they
seem entirely unable to co-operate
With or eve.1 tolerate each other.
The last cause, he concluded, i's the
chaos sweeping the industries of
China as a result of communistic and
soviet propaganda, circulated through
the country by the Russians. The
worst possible thing for China, its
greatest danger today is that of try-
ing to give its ancient civilization



lN l1 TI Gl'l'ty'N' l fl~oN ON \
Grants Made For Purchase of Sites
For Wonien's League Building
anid Dormitories
(By Associated Press)
LANSING, May 13.-The Senate
late tonight concurred in the Mouse
amendment to the University appro-
priations bill passed earlier in the
evening, granting the complete six-
tenths mill levy without limitation.
The levy, which is to be based on
the state's valuation of 1926, will give
the University more than $4,240,000 a
year for maintenance and operation.
In addition to the mill tax measure
the legislature earlier in the day
passed a bill providing $4,150,000 in
the next biennial period for buildings
and improvements. Only five dissent-
ing votes were cast against this meas-
Early in the everting the Senate
passed the mill tax bill with a five
and a half tenths mill levy. The more
generous House bill made the levy
six-tenths of a mill, and was confirm-
ed by the Senate later. This is in
contrast to the former limitation on
the mill levy, giving the University,
only $3,700,000 annually.
The buildings and improvements
bill grants the request of President
Clarence Cook Little for funds with
which to carry out the program in-
augurated by the late President Mar-
ion Leroy Burton. It includes provis-
ions of $350,000 to purchase a site
for the Women's League building,
$250,000 for the purchase of land for
dormitories, $1,100,000 for a model
elementary school and other items,
to bear tax clauses. $1,450,000 was
provided without tax clauses, Includ-
ing the amount requested for a new
wing for Angell hall. Sums asked for
a new observatory building and a bi-
ological station were turned down by
the Senate committee two weeks ago.
The 54th legislature planned to end
its regular session some time tonight.
The house decided to meet the neces-
sity of holding a Saturday session by
adjourning until five minuates after
midnit. U r d likl t tt thA


The utur isnot askyscrap er iy +by 'Ya 11'Uctiia~
mercial agency in London. A protest gm Isomething new and totally unsuited
against the raid was lodged this I according to Mr. Mumford but is aIto its characteristics. The moderate
morning with Sir Austen Chamberlin.- city of small beautified buildings. i Chinese realize this, Dr. Price said,
foreign secretary, by A. P. Rosengolz, 11and are really struggling with the la-
Soviet charge-d'affairs. ANNUAL ELECTION boring classes, who have been given
Raiders from Scotland Yard still I HELD ES arms by outside influence to try to
were in possession of Arcos house I BY IImake them understand it also,
tonight, and were continuing their Dr. Price was brought here by the
search of the safes, vaults and volum- The regular spring election of Student Christian Association in an
inous records of Arcos, Ltd. An at- Mimes was held yesterday and result- effort to give accurate information
mosphere of secrecy regarding the k ed in the acquisition of twelve new and to provoke thought concerning
raid and its results continues to be members. Those elected were William!,the real issues of the present crisis
preserved in government quarters. Ramsey, '28, Frances Kluetgen, '28. j in China. Dr. Price left Chinnanlv

P1hil Northrop is favored to repeat
his broad jump victory over Simon
at the Ohio Relays, and he will un-
doubtedly win the javelin if his arm
i n. er.ndifonn T nvittD m! gin in.

! ork to see Mr. Putnam.
A motion picture record of the ex-
pedition's activities will be made dur-
ing the Arctic trip. The Morrissey
will be in radio communication with
the outside world.



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