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Says han Has Become Leading Fossil.
Of Planet And That Meaner
Forms Must Die
"Man has become the leading fossil
of the planet, and the meaner forms
must die unless they prove of service,'
as has always been the case," said
Count Herman Keyserling last night.
"For centuries, man has been grop-
ing for a place in the world, and the
position of man in the universe has
changed. Now he feels himself not
the child of nature as he really is,
but, that he is the ruler of nature,"
th philosopher continued in his talk
last night in Hill auditorium.
To continue, he made the outspoken
statement that the world is now fac-
ing the greatest crisis in a long per-
iod-probably the greatest crisist
since the Flood. Now man considers,
himself the sovereign of nature and
has no feeling of submission. But we1
show no achievements, we have no,
great art or other things we should
have, for we are specialists and have t
very few developed personalities.
DiscusseS ProgressE
"Progress has a meaning only when a
applied the intellect, and progressf
depends on the intellectual develop-1
ment. If so, we are an uncultivatedt
people, for progress since the eight-
eenth century has been technical and1
intellectual progress," was his firstc
statement of point. The present civ-
ilization stands in line on one pla-e
of animal evolution. We are not so
cultivated for progress has stayed on
animal lines, and not on the intellec-t
tual. Materialism is the 61irit of the
age, and the Count mnentioned that
the materialism in this country was;
one of things which most attacted
his attendance here when he came.t
There are few dominant ideas in thist
age to show any form of progress.S
"There has been no progress, butt
that which we call 'Progress' is but
rejuvenation," he stated to emphasizeI
his attitude. We have no new ideas,
but what we call new are old onesa
rejuvenated. As an example, the un-
settled attitudes of the present ageI
were mentioned. "It is nothing but
the old nomadic urge," he said. The
present urge for the music of thet
colored man is but a showing of theI
primitive urge in every man. Fase-f
ism and Bolshevism, the Chinese wars
and the other changes in government
are indicative of the instinct, age-
old, to change and seek better andt
more powerful things.
Speaks On Education
Count Keyserling came close to the1
college audience when he made thec
statement, in connection with his dis-t
cussion, that one of the main reasons1
that "there were so many educated per-c
sons tese (ay as tat th aets
sott e ed y a h t t e p r n s(didn't know what to do with their I
children so they sent them to college.t
le mentioned that the colleges were
now turning out graduates like Ford
cars, but that they did little. "We
must try t solve problems from the
inside and not the outside now" he
said in changing the line of thought.I
He pointed out that the period of
the seventeenth to the twentieth cen-I
turies was a period of great mechan-I
ical development, but that in that

time, no great intellectual progress,
was made; hence, no progress had
been made, when using his idea ofI
progress. The present day man is of
a much lower type than his predece's-1
Material Age Is PastI
The second and the more cheering
was that of the grouping for the spirit1
of intellectual advancement-the great-
prize of the world race. "We have
passed the material age and now must
go on. What we want is the domina-
tion of man combined with spiritual
advancement. We must now seek
understanding, and a harmonious re-c
lation between the inner and outer.I
We may then regain a sense of pro-
gress on. a higher level. It will be1
the age of the Holy Ghost. Now we t
have achieved only the new animal7
life, but now we must start to buildi
the new basis of life. It will be per-I
sonal - personal understanding and
thought which will bring this to pass,"
lhe concluded. j

The University College project, al-
ternately studied, approved, and re-
jected by various faculty groups and
adniistrative Officials, will go to the
Board of Regents next Wednesday,
April 25, it was announced by Presi-
dent Clarence Cook Little yesterday.
Committees representing the literary
college and engineering college
faculties, which groups rejected the
plan, will be allowed to submit their
The Regents will also take up at
the April meeting the question of the
budget and of appointing a dean for
the Colleges of Eugineering and
Architecture. Dean Mortimer Cooley
of these colleges will retire in June.
Preliminary meetings of the Regents'
budget committee will take place to-
day and tomorrow.



AT i

Little Scores Patriotic Organizations
For Falling To Face Issues
Of Present Day
Scoring American and American pa-
triotic organizations for not being
willing to face the real issues of
the present day world, President
Clarence Cook Little made the print-
cipal speech at the Annual Banquet
of the state organization of the Sons
of the American Revolution, held at
the Union last night.
This event inarked the close of the
annual meeting of the Michigan so-
ciety, which held its business session
at the University this afternoon.
Lee M. Hutchins, of Grand Rapids,
was elected president for the ensu-
ing year, to succeed the retiring
head, Rev. Joseph A. Vance, of De-
troit. Francis C. Campbell, of De-
troit, was elected first vice-president,
while Milton E. Osborn, from Lansing,
was placed in the second vice-presi-
dent's position. Dr. Wilbert B. H-ins-
dale,tcustodian of Michigan archaeol-
ogy of the University museum, re-
ceived election to the post of histbr"-

Testimony Rested After Witnesses
Stand State Oil1 Magnate's
Reputation Honest


WASHINGTON, April 19- The tak-
ing of testimony in the conspiracy
trial of Harry F. Sinclair was con-
cluded today after defense suddenlyl
rested its case after placing on thel
stand character witnesses who said
the oil magnate's reputation for hon-

esty and fair dealing was good. 4Hutchins Opens Prograin
The action was most surprising to President Hutchins opened the pro-
the government prosecutors who had gram last night with a tribute to
Rev. Vance, the retiring president,
expected a long deposition taken by 'who was not in attendance last night.
Sinclair's counsel from Albert B. Fall, President Little devoted the major
former secretary of the interior, would portion of his speech to an analysis
be introduced and that Sinclair might of where modern America was head-
testify in his own defense. The de- ing. "Lincoln," he said," never went
out of his way to avoid an opponent,
ppsition was not produced, defense surely Roosevelt never dodged an is-
counsel said, because evidence which sue, and this society is founded to
it had been epected the government commemorate our ancestors who left
would introduce was not offered. a country because they would not
Closing arguments will be made ignore an existing condition, why,
tomorrow, with the prospects that then, do we today shrug our should-
the case will veach the jury by noon ers at the terrific problems facing
Saturday. America? Such important matters
Defense counsel announced that of race assimilation, of religious un-
Sinclair was not placed on the stand derstanding and toleration, and our
because M. C. Eberhart, of Pueblo, appalling prohibition tangle are
Colorado, son-in-law of Fall, had told troubles we are seemingly afraid to
the story of the liberty bond trans- tackle.''
actions between the two principals as j Going on to mention the great
the oil man himself. changes that were occurring in this
Eberhart as a government witness, country, President Little spoke de-
had admitted receiving from Sinclair ploringly concerning the lack of pro-
for Fall $233,500 in bonds and $35 - per recording given them. He said
000 in cash, which he contended was that small and petty matters were
in payment for a third interest in receiving too much wrangling, and
Fall's ranch holdings. The govern- asked if "it is not time now to stop
ment has maintained the sum con- this quibbling and take a few more
stituted a bribe to Fall in return for ichances such as the founders of this
the Teapot Dome lease. R. W. Rag- country did. We have made possible
land, of Sinclair's counsel, filed be- Chicago's mayor because of our gen-
fore Justice Jennings Bailey some eral character."
time ago an affidavit setting forth that Beal Enumerates Problems
Fall would tell the same story of the Junius E. Beal, regent of the Uni-
receipt of the bonds if allowed to versity, enumerated in his speech the
testify. problems that the Sons of the Amer-
As soon as the defense concluded lcan Revolution might set aside for
Owen J. Roberts, special government itself to discuss, and urged he adop-
pi oecuoroffred bref efualI tion of general discussion cessions to
pirosecutor, offered a brief refutal,
consisting chiefly of documents, and air these subjects. Professor Arthur
then requested the court to permit S. Aiton, of the history depatment,i
him to call attention to the failure spokeon "Michigan in the American
of the (defense to introduce the Fal Reolvution," and Dr. Ward Holt, of
(leposition. Justice Bailey took this Detroit, national trustee, read a paper
under advisement and will move on it on the present conditions needing
tomorrow morning. remedying in this country. During the
course of the evening medals were
1-JAIES TO MEET awarded to members of the society
AINE TEET who participated in the World war.
OPERA AUTHORS President Hutchins concluded his
duties as toastmaster by asking that
Following close upon the announce- each chapten represented in this an-
ment of cast registrations for the nual meeting adopt a resolution of
1928 Union opera, next week, Donal appreciation and thanks to the Wash-
Hamilton Haines has announced that tenaw chapter, which was host for the
he will meet all prospective authors day in Ann Arbor. The banquet was
of ,opera books at 4 o'clock next immediately preceded by a reception
Wednesday afternoon, April 25, in at the Union.f
Room 304 of the Union. At this time,
general directions concerning the Tthe
books for the next Mimes production
of a Union opera will be discussed
and Mr. Haines will give directions S (By Associated Press)
concerning form and other necessary Fair today followed by showers to-
particulars. morrow; slowly rising temperature.
With local prizes aggregating $250 of the second examination. Hereto-
and a grand prize of $500 to go to the fore, the winners of the local con-
national winner, the New York Times tests at each of the 20 competing col-
Intercollegiate Current Events con- leges. and universitie's were required
test will hold its local examination to take a second examination to de-
from 2 to 5 o'clock this afternoon in termine the winner of the grand prize.
Room 18 Angell hall. The contest This year, the winning paper from
this year is the third annual one to each school will be forwarded to the
be held under the auspices of the Executive committee of the Council
Times. and the final award made.
There have been several changes in The examination will be three
the rules governing the contest this hours in length, one hour being al-
yeaf, in an effort to attract more stu- lotted to the factual part and two
dents to compete. One of the most hours to the essay part.
important changes was the splitting Although students who expected to

"Present Europe, despite consider-
able diplomatic trouble, is on the
way to a united Europe of tomor-
row," stated Count Carlo Sforza, for-
nrer Italian Minister of foreign af-
fairs, ambassador to France, and
member of the Italian senate prior
to the Fascist regime, in a lecture
yesterday afternoon in Natural Sci-
ence auditorium. He was speaking
on "Whither Goes Europe? Toward
Union or War?"
"For the first time," he said, "there
are two prominent factors which are
bound to have an effect on Euro-
pean policy in the near future. The
working classes and the aristocracy
are both against war; they are be-
coring more intellectual and strife
in the future will be settled by di-.
plomacy rather than by forceful
Count Sforza spoke extensively on
the conditions of France and Ger-
many following the war and of the
new spirit of union which is growing
throughout Europe as a result of the
late war, in place of the former spir-
it of settlement of troubles by means
of force.
'Two Members of M. S. C. Faculty Are
Ousted By State Board In
President's Absence
The resignation of President Kenyon
L. Butterfield, of Michigan State Col-
ege, is expected immediately upon his
receiving the news of the arbitrary
dismissal of Dean John Phelan and
J. D. Willard, director of continuing
education, from the college payroll
'y the state board of agr/iculture
Dean Phelan and director Willard
were two of President Butterfield's
most ardent supporters.
President Butterfield, so far as
had been determined, had not been
informed of the board's action, since
it the present he is enjoying a leave
of absence in the Holy Land. The
'ard also extended President But-
'erfield's leave, without his consent,
from May 1 until July 1. This double
plow adninistered against the Butter-
field regime is expected to exact the
president's immediate resignation.
By extending Dr. Kenyon L. But-
temfield's leave of absence until July
1, the state board of agriculture Wed-
aesday indicated quite definitely that
Michigan State college probably will
have a new president next fall.
The extension was unsolicited and
it was interpreted to be a lefthand
nvitation from the board to Dr. But-
terfield to tender his resignation. The
president now is returning from a
missionary conference in the Holy
Land and will face the board at its
May meeting.
A meeting was called yesterday by
the Oratorical Board, to vote on a
proposed amendment to the Consti-
tution of the Oratorical association,
i'hursday afternoon April 26, in oom
3209 Angell Hall. The proposed
amendment is:
"All nominations foi election to the
office of president, vice-president, se-
cretary and treasurer of the Oratori-
cal association, must be made by the
nominating committee of the'Oratori-
cal Boaid.

Choice of John Starrett, '28E, to
represent the UJniversity at the North-
western Student congress to be held
today and tomorrow at Evanston, Ill.,
was ;announced yesterday by Court-
land C. Smith, president of the Stu-
dent council. The Northwestern Stu-
dent ccngress, held in the past for
students of Northwestern university
alone, has been extended this year to
include delegates from a large num-
ber of colleges and universities. Top-
ics similar to those generally dis-
cussed at such meetings, such as the
honor system, student council organ-
ization, and campus problems of a
general nature, will be taken up at
the session. -
WASHINGTON, April 19-Triangu-
lar flurries of negotiotions, swinging
around the White House as a pivot,j
brought the House compromise on the

Kerr And Johnson Of Story Club Are
To Meet Christensen, Miller
Of Holmes Club
Prominent guests from many parts
of the country will gather here' today
with the faculty of the Law school,
members of the Lawyer's club, and
many others from the Law school to
commenimorate the sixth annual
F'ounder's day in honor of the donor
of thcl Lawyer's club, William W.
Cook, '81. Among those who will be
in Ann Arbor today for the occasion
will be the honorable Silas H. Strawn,
noted Chicago lawyer and president of
the American bar association, Chief
Justice Lewis H. Fead, 'OOL, of the
Michigan Supreme court, and Judge
Arthur H. Tuttle, '95L, of the Federal
court at Detroit.
To Hear Arguments
The program of the day's functions
will begin at 2:15 o'clock with the
hearing of arguments for the case
club finals in the lounge of the law-
yer's club, appropriately decorated for
the trial to resemble a regular court
room. Strawn, Judge Fead, and
Judge Tuttle will compose the bench
to hear the case. On one side in the
case will be George B. Christensen,
'29L, and William A. Miller, '29L, of
the Holmes club, while Robert M.
Kerr, '29L, and James . Johnson,
'29L, of the Story club will oppose
them. $150 in prizes will be dis-
tributed to the contestants, $50 apiece.
to the winners and $25 apiece to the
other pair. The awards are made pots-
sible through the fund established by
the Detroit law firm of Campbell,
Bulkley, and Ledyard, in memory of
Henry M. Campbell, '08. .
The case to be discussed is iden-
tified with the one used in the trials
of the case clubs. It centers about the
heirs of a fiancee whose lover had
deeded his property to her before leav-
ing for the war with the verbal agree-
ment that when he returned the prop--
erty should be transferred back to
him. The fiancee dies and when he
returns her heirs refuse to recognize
the oral agreement previously made.
The man sues for the transfer.
Bates i IToastmaster
Dean Henry M. Bates will be the
toastmaster at a banquet to be held
tonight in the refrectory of the Law-
yer's club. The main address of the
occasion will be delivered by Strawn
but a number of other guests will be
called upon for speeches, including
Judge Tuttle and Fead.
As a special feature of the ban-
quet, ornamental watch charms will
be presented to those graduating Law
students who have been in residee
at the Lawyer's club -for at least two
years. This is 'anew idea developed
by the administration of the club with
Ethe idea that some special insignia
shall be awarded all future lawyers
who become members of the club.
Ellsworth M. Brockway, '30E, will
represent the University chapter of
Scabbard and Blade, national honor-
ary military fraternity, at the six-
teenth annual national convention of
the society to be heldaat Columbus,
Ohio, on April 2, 27, and 28, it was
announced yesterday. It is expected
that more tlan 200 delegates from 40

states will attend the convention, and
' ang the prominent men expected
to b) present are Major General
Charles Summerall, chief of staff of
the United States army.

(By ssociated Press)
MURRAY BAY, Quebec, April 19 -
A week has passed since the Junkers
monoplane dropped down onto Greenly
island in the Straits of Belle Isle
after making the first non-stop aero-
plane voyage across the North At-
lantic frpm east to west, and it will
probably haveto stay therecanother
four or five days before it can con-
tinue to New York.
Major James Fitzmaurice, the Irish
member of the crew, was waiting here
today for a relief plane from Detroit,
expected tomorrow, to take back to
the island the spare pants with which
to repair the Bremen, damaged in
landing. He was eagerly waiting to
rejoin his German companions, Bara
Ehrenfeld von Huenefeld and Capt.
Hermann Koehl, who stayed on the
island when he flew out to civilization
for aid,
Candidates For Next -Year's Student
Council May Be Placed On -
Ballot, By Petitions1
Nominations bypetition formom-
bers ofl next year's Student council
may now be made, accorling to an
announcement yesterday by Courtland
C. Smith, '28, president of the coun-
cil. Such petitions must contain the
names of 10 per cent of the students
of all schools and colleges on the
campus, and must be in the hands of
Smith by Saturday noon, May 5.
The all-campus election at which {
time the candidates. will be voted upon
will take place on Wednesday, May
Tie regular nominations for these
positions will be made by the Student
council nominating committee next
Wednesday night, in accordance with 1
the constitution of the council. The
committee, announced by Smith yes-.
terday, includes Jo Chamberlin, '28,
William Jeffries, '28, Henry Grinnell,
'28, John Snodgrass, '28E, John Gil-
martin, '28E, and Smith.1
Nominations made by this commit-
tee will automatically be placed on the
ballot, together with all nominations
made by petition.1
Nominations for president of next
year's council will be made by the
present council as a whole at its meet-..
ing of May 2. At this time at least
two and not more than three men will
be chosen as candidates for this po-,
sition, with the council voting by
secret ballot on the names presented.
In no case are nominations for presi-i
dent of the council allowed to be
made by petition, since the constitu-
tion of the council precludes the pos-
sibility of such priocedure.,
There will be three junior members
and three senior members of the Stu-'
dent council chosen at this time.
(By Associated Press))
MANAGUA, Nic., April 19.-Reports
from the district east of Queleli be-
tween the Jicaro and Coco river,
states that marine patrols have un-
earthed caches of supplies at a num-
her of points indicating that the
Sandino rebels have been planning to
congregate in that region. Forty tons
of corn were found in one place as
well as blankets, cooking utensils and
some ammunition.}
Five patrols operating in that region
during the past weeks engaged a num-
ber of small bands of rebels. The
marines believe that Augusto Sandino,

the rebel leader, either is hiding in
the wilderness in that region ox is
working through toward the Hond-
uran border.




Battle Of Pitchers Is Expected Wit
Asbeck As Probable Woverie
Mound Selection
Michigan, victorious in its first tw
Conference opponents by overwhelm
ing scores, will attempt to keep it
record clear when it meets Iowa, co
holdor of the Western Conferenic
title with Illinois in 1927, and deem
ed one of the chief contenders fo:
first place honors this Year, today o
south Ferry field. The game will b
called promptly at 4:05 o'clock.
The game today will -nirark the firs
Big Ten start for the Hawkeyes thi
season, their scheduled contest witi
the Illini at Iowa City last Saturda:
being postponed on account of in
clement weather. On the souther]
training trip, however, the Iowan
made the best record ever compile
by a Hawkeye nine on a Dixie ton
The team won five out of seve
games, scored 36 runs, and punde
the rival pitchers for 57 hits as a
gainst the 15 runs and 40 hits regis
tered by opponents.
Coach Otto Vogel will pit a well
balanced team against the Wo4ve
ines, a nine that has batting punch
fielding ability and pitching strentlj
Their victorious southern tour -an
these facts presage that the Hawk
oyes will test the Wolverines, Wy,
have run rouglishod 'over their 44t
two opponents, to the utmost,
Io-Aa Brings Veterans
Five veterans of last year chmp
lonship team will be in the Iowa line
ip against the Maize and Blue nitN
today. The lettermen in tfie startin
lineup will be Capt. Terry, right fleld
er, Blackford, second basema
Thompson, catcher, and Twgqo%
A pitchers' duel is expected to de
velop between Twogood, the HIawk
eyes' portsider, and Freddy Asbeck
who hurled a sensational two-hi
game against Northwestern last Mon
day. Twogood has control, a varlet:
of grooves, and speed that is repute
to be the most tremendous in th
Big Ten this year.
Twogood, who was the Hawkeye'
basketball captain during the recen
season, hurled a notable contest a
.gainst Tulane on the, spring trainin
jaunt when he yielded the Southern
ers but two hits. But whethe
Twogood can hold the Wolverin
"murderers row," which has assauLt
ed five enemy twirlers for 30 hits I1
two games in check, will remain
matter of conjecture until the gam
starts today.
Iowa Stars At Bat
If Iowa has any edge over the o.
verines, it is atabat, for the Hawkeye
had a team,, average ol .300 for th
seven games on the southern tri
while the- Wolverine batsmen estat
lished a team average of .20 In a
equal number of contests. In the tw
games here this weekc against tim
Wildcats and Bolermakrs, tiro
Maize and Blue hitters proved cor
elusively that it has heavy batter
from the top to the boton of th
batting order.
Rath, sophomore left fielder, i
Iowa's leading batting threat to dat
He appeared at the plate 21 times o
the Iowans' trip through the Sout
and connected safely for nine time
for an average of .380. Other slu
gers on the Hawkeye nine are Cap
Terry, who poled out nine hits in 3
times at bat in. the pre-season game:
Sahs, sophomore first baseman, an
Blackford, second sacker.
Coach Ray L. Fisheir announce
yesterday that aside from Asbeck tb
Michigan line-up will be the sam
as that which faced both Northwes
ern and Purdue. Terrific gales an
near freezing temperatures forced tb
Wolverine squad to complete its pre,
parations for today's encounter- i
Yost field. house yesterday afternoo

"The Business of Gas and Its Futui
,Development" was the topic taken b
Frank W. Steere, '12, vice presiden
of the Semet-Solvay Engineering coy
poration and president of the Mich
gan Gas association in speaking las
night at an engineering smoker in ti

A select group of musical interims school here.
and three addresses will comprise the Prof. Henry Hutchins, of the Eng-
fondtreenth Michigan Night radiospro- lish department, will be the third
{ ~speaker on the p)rogram. Professor
ramtobeHouacast over station Hutchins will tell the radio audience
WWJ, the Detroit News, between.'7 what characteristics make a reader
and 8 o'clock tonight, according to of fiction an ideal reader. He. will
Waldo M. Abbot, of the rhetoric de- also consider some phases of modern
partment, who is program manager fiction.
and anouncer of the current radio- A duet by Thelma M. Bolin, '29 as
casts. Mi-iri, and . James Hamilton, of the
Hugh Cabot, dean of the Medical School of Music, as Rudolfo, entitled
school, will discuss appendicitis as it "A Scene from the Opera LaBoheme,"
is suposed to effect children at an will be the first musical number on
early age, as the first of the three the program. This will be followed
addresses. Dr. Cabot, in a recent con- by "Hear Ne Ye Wind and Waves,"
versation with Mr. Abbot deplored sung by Julius Niehaus, SM. A duet,
the fact that children are frequently "Solenne in Quest' Ora,"' from the
rushed into operations for appendi- Opera Forza del Desdino, sung by
citis unnecessarily, and chose this as Herman Hildner, S'M, and Mr. Ham,-


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