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THE MICHIGAN

DAILY

C' DAY, AtAY 29, 1927

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THE MICHIGAN DAILY SUNDAY, MAY 29, 1927

NATER XE?
GIVE NAN
AUDITION'
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MONEY AND!
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EXPLOSIVES PUT OUTI
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WINNERS TO GET $5,0
Elimnation Conitess ill Be Helm In
Each State And Distrct; Many
Are Expected To Eniter
Plans for a =nation-wide "audition"
contest, to discover the best voices in
the country and award substantial
prizes of money and tuition are being
formed by the Atwater Kent founda-
tion of Philadelphia.
The foundation is organizing ach.
state under the leadership of "local
inusic clubs which are to manage the
the state audition. The two best sing-
ers-one young ma~n and one young I
won n-will be selected by competi-
tion. The winners of the. local con-
tests will be sent :to a central pointI
of the 'state where the final contest
will be conducted;I "on. the air" by a
broadcasting station 'Thus two state
winners will be selected-one from'
each sex.
Then the foundtn wi I assume
charge of the natinal contest. The
country will be d Bded into five dis-
tricts and a "districtaudition" in each
will be, held, Pari c~ahts will be the
two winners from eachi state in that
,district. Railroadl re, entertainment,
hotel bills, and miscellaneous items of
the state winners will be paid by the
foundation.
NTwo winniers from~ each district-
one of each sex-will' be' selected, mak-
ing ten contestants for the final event,
the national audition., These will lle
taken to New York At the expense
of the foundation, entertained there
and put on the air( for the final corn-
petitios over a national network' of
broadcasting stations. 'Each of the
ten will be given a .prize.,
-The two winners of fir'st place in
the national audition,-a 'nian and" a
woman--will each' 'receive a gold dec-
oration, $5,000 in cash and two year's
tuition iii a leading American conser-
vatory.. Second prize carries with It
$2,000 in cash and-one year's tuition.
Winners of third "prizes will each re-I
ceive $1,000 in cash and one year's
tuition. Fourth prize- winners will
receive $500 cfash and 'fifth prize win-
ners will receive $250- cash.
The principal qualifications for the!
contestants are: he must not be over
25 years old; must never have been,
associated. with. a professional thea-
trical or operatic company;. must
never have been a paid principal in1
'any concerts held outside their own
states; and must declare an intention
of following a miiusical career and
must be free fromi theatrical ior 'ntuisical
contracts.
This limitation will permit choir
singers to enter the auditions, evenj
though they may have received finan-'
cial! compensation for singing in
churches. 01

TAH RRU~~~~~t ~More than twenity me1cn fromlolrwer were taxlked over. '~Ti n met i,. ws 'ULD A
f'1I l~~iJt il tJL JMichigan who are iinterested ill the held in connlect ionr withIi the us ,l1a hI.
r 3}forest sansei'vat 1011 progl'aii( "of thc elet Jere of the schiool ffrs x
(By A c ~t II C )State were present; at a conferce(CCCa 11 (r srrli !hc l~rce:I
rSANFORD7, Tex May 2S.-A bi ack ihlr5(el Caec '0 W c n(5 hih hi h coli
ened crater from which gas hissedl at and later attended a I tk:ueheon yester-; the firrst of its kind in the 1ltedt(t
= s . the rate of a million cubic feet a duty day at the IUnion. The1c nurpose of 'the' tartes.
.'*wasalltha reaind tdayof he eeting was a discusasisai of the va ri- Sum nel T. - )aiia, dlean of' the 11ew\
Panhandl ia~p! cetd tt os nproblems which confront: the Staeschool. «-ho ar!ri rtl ed reI'riclayWa
S of eight lives when a huge well on now with regard to forest conserva- presentatWtheiic e! ting and aft the:
Main St. here ignited Thursday. tion. l nheon> asl smn iiite' )t
*. The 200-foot flame that raged foar _Not only the share age of lumirber wa~s t 1w'tr,, It forestry depai tinent fald1
. r,3 ' more than 40 hours to threaten this; the subjec't of discusision but ihe va- other f eulty 111C11.
f sy }' t: . ii boom' town was "snuffed out"s F.,> (riroU, lpro(lIUetsof the foreslt I he gum- The metin is.hc' Xco11 h
' - ~ clay night with high explosives and a ing in them, and ot her rela ted topic"s l'1 eside n! Lit tic 1ha; al led rtacccii ..:
" 1barrage of steam, The roaring torch -- --- - ----
f- as extinguished in almost as spe c-l
}l f tacular a display as marked the igni-
ilon f the well while the crew was"
Sattempting to remove the casing to The N'ts orol
{Under directions of "Tex" Thornton, Club Classic'
1:; fsexp~ert in i lhe use of nitr oglycerine and
oth. . er explosives emlydb "el
shootes, a battery of boilers were
f ..'"ved as close as the heat would per- "'
tmit. Thornton used a fireproof suit
Franesc liePliedoto make several inspections. Once hie
Franceco De luedopeered into a hole around the casingt
Who was forced. down in his hydro- ini an effort to locate the bodies of two t
plane in his attempted flight fromI men believed to have been cremated.
'Prepassey, Newfoundland to the Meanwhile,' owners of nearby houses
Azores. lie was seven hrours overdue iotidcbe n-tatr n kd
whn e rportgcam in that the a'ded their buildings from the zone made669
paewssgtd i thto ofauninhabitable by the terrific heat.1 ,
schooner far off his intended. course. Others struck their tent homes or ioda
- p r A oured their limited water supply on -
A DDL--. ES JUVI fram'e shacks scorched as the wind
A T SCABBARXD AN'TD fanned-the flame toward various see-
BL ADE t INITIATION t ions of the village.j
L l. d dWith upward of 10,000 persons as-
Wit bromsick asrifes,13 owl Isembled to witness the "snuffing out"
neophyteostiasridtotesmartiali Iprocess, Thornton donned his fireproof,
of sharply resounding sturdy oakcltigsolybfr10'lckF-
paddles, as they were initiated noI day night and carried a charge ofs
Scabbard and Blade, national hontoy 1 xlsv to the base of the flame. He GIarrick-Noyi
noayI hastily placed it and ran to an elec-
Smilitary society.
After rigorous drilling in the af- .' Icive'o xldei.Te ls Eves. 50c-$2.50
ternon he nitateswer mache tocut the flame for an instant, then it ! e.MtId .
tnonteiiitswrmacetoleaped,- skyward again. Several pzer- We.M t'5c$ 5
the Rifle range south of Ann Arbor, soswrnckddw yth o-StrMt 0-2O
where they set up camp and spent jcssionwreanoinhel dsw n a ei;Sa.M t 0C-2®
tenight combatting innumerable automilesandweredshaeed.________on____________a________few___________
he enwh wreintitepae:C, Thornton announced the first charge
was mmenlwhoowere initiatedaare: C.
W. Brownell, '28; R. A. Conn, '28; L. vas^~ octof h aigo
C.Cr,'8 cudrGifn,'28; a level with the ground. He then
P. C. ncebckr '28; H. L. Miles, placed a second and larger chargeE lI
KnickW.Erbyokr, ga. .H while engineers manned the steam UPKw
Thompson, '28E; 1H. G. Totzke, '28, lines. With the flash of the blast the 9
M.EZller '28E; B. A. Tyndall, '28; steam barrage, centered on the mouth
W. Poch, '2?E; and P. A. McCaugh- of the well. T he flans a sputtered and
e,'9E. ; vanished.
"OALDE.ST BIGTO" NEARLY 2000 PAY DIPL4OMA
WILLSHOW HERE FES BEFORE PE~RIOD ENDS'
John Robinson's circus, world's Friday was the last day when sen- a
oldest white top organization, will be yGcudpa hi iloafe.A
in Antrorohats'~ a tin:a no accurate estimate of the
adwill present performnancesin Ithnulmber of seniors who will graduate f
Ia andlbl inhoghtbothttiet"
t re afternoon and evening. Thevsaviabealhug hetnttv
season marks the 107th tour of the toayvs199 O hsnme 2
shw have paid their fees dubring; 'the past
The -n'enagerie this year is claimedwek
to have been greatly augmented by
many fierce and rare beasts. A wild l CARD= PLAYING IS STOPPED y rd

lie 11r, f was 4held Feb, 8 pit the tUnion
-'auebuldngin Chicago. Th'lis wvas
Wr t c 1dd )y men interestecclin the
iruleiswhlO caime from the uipper
1~eninsu tla. The object of 1)0th mleet-
ig'?\' ast ) get the new school started
Oila ractical basis and the P1res)iceni
wih? o get as much inform'i-atiton a
lo'iieonc'erning te problems. Thc
a inis of The school ate: to handle in-
an u ti n re erua d c o e ai ni ffort to conserv e forests; to offer
a sound (1education in forest silvics;
and to turn out trained men of high
(Iuality who will be able tc) take theil
p~aces leaders tn the developmen
o c .t L d I is fl th t ticall only lae (lne through the knowl
edg (," o the p~roblems gainedi from mci
-whvio hiave had experience in that line

t DENVFJ-The KyN 1wisbok, Univer-
'sit y of Denlver's annual year book, wvill
appecar on the ca mpus June 1.
"30 BELOW ZERO"
-tti~
rl BUCK JONES
ry tblF"TIIE MYST FIRY t'L lI"
t j 'This . th 11:1 1j
Patronize Daily Advertisers

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Woodward at Eliot
(hte Week Only
Bm'l~ ho n"s telk
.l~pM aly ta3 t)
__________ 1LAYTItIOSE

NIGHTS -I
O0rchi. - $1, $1.501
IBat. - ?vc, $1
3lats. Tiums Thur.
ailad Sutt.-$iOc, s, c

"TjAlE DONOVAN~ AFFAIR"
OINE W'EEK QNLY-STAIINU 3o 110N1)AY
'lImcelio'itful 8smart Society Comiely witli ama nce
By OAI{ vvIRI rOI
c I lonihs lit henry lifcr' lbe.ater, New XYork,
Starring I N . CLAIRE

'I Next Week-"DEAR BRU TUS"

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west show is to be offered in which
cow-'boys and cow-girls and a tribe of
full blooded Sioux Indians from the
government reservation at Pine Ridge,
S. D., will participate. Fifty clowns
will entertain the audience between
the major acts.
WISCONSIN - On Memorial Day
the cornerstone of the ,$1,500,000 Mem-
orial Union will be laid.

Due, to the fact that many students
have abused their privileges, the
Board of Directors of the 'Union de-
cided at 'the meeting yesterlday that
no more card-plAying would be al-
lowed in th~e lobby of the building.
This action will be taken immediately
ancd will continue until further notice.
# Finaucial affairs were also discuss-
ed at the meeting of the board.

ORATOR Y CONTEST
is WON. BY UTAH
HIGH SCHOOL GIRL
WASHINGTON' Pay 28-A slip of a
girl from Utah, who hopes some day
\to be an actress, is the interscholastic
oratorical champion. of the United
States.
She is Dorothy Carlson, 17-year old
senior, at Salt Lake City's East Side
High school, and in the finals here
last night she triumphed aver six boy
orators, from. wide ly-scattered seq-
tions.I
The five associate Justices of the
Supreme Court, who acted as judges,y
gave her the highest rating. Second'
honors went to Jamnes M. Tunnell, Jr.,
of Georgetown, Del., and third to Jef-
ferson Meagher, of Binghamton, N. Y.
All seven contestants delivered or a-
tions on the Federal Constitution, the1
boys first and finally Miss Carlson., A
slender, graceful girl, who spoke on
"What the Constitution should mean
to American citizene," her voice carry-
ing with ease to the far reaches of the,'
vast Washington auditorium. ,C
By winning the championship-the
first girl to do so in the four 'years of
contsts-Miss Carlson won the right
t o represent the United States in an
inuternational contest, to be held here,I
Oct. 14. England, F~rance, Canada,
Mexico, Argentina and Hawaii will be .
represented. {
The seven who competed last. night
were winniers in regional contests
amiong high school and secondary
school students, sponsored by 19 large
newspapers with the co-operation of
more than 1,000 others.
H uge Army,.Is G oal
Of Italian Dictator;
(BY Associated Press)
ROME May 26--Italy will be able fi-
ially t6 make her-voice heard and to
s-e her rights recognized at some time
between 1935 and 1946, when she will
have a strong navy, a huge air force

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