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Attendance At Gathering Is Largest
In History Of Press
Climaxing their three-day conven-
tion with the annual luncheon ani
presentation of awards, th, seventh an-
nual convention of the Michigan In-
terscholastic Press Association came
to a close in the Union yesterday
noon. ,Anourncement and presenta-
tion of the awards was made by J.
Stewart Hooker, '29, general chair-
man. Robert W. Desmond, of the
journalism department acted as toast-
It was estimated last night that
more than 300 delegates were In at-
tendance at this year's convention, hil5
being the largest number to attend
the convention in the history or the
Press association. The event was
sponsored by Sigma Delta Chi, pro-
fessional journalistic fraternity, The-
ta Stigma Phi, women's journalistic
society, and the journalism' dpart-
Port Huron First
The grand .prize for the greatest
aggregate points on the judging of
the various newspapelrs, magazines
and annual, went .to Port Huron high
school, for winning first place in
the annuals, Class B division and
third prize in the Bi-weeklies, Class
B division. Judges were Jo H. Cam-
berlain, '28, Managing Editor of The
Daily; Kenneth G. Patrick, '29, presi-
dent of igma Delta Chi; and Mr.
Desmond, of the journalism depart-
nment. The sweepstakes trophy cup
was awarded by the Dearborn Inde-
In .the "annuals, Class A division,
South high school, of Grand Rapids,
won the first prize; Northern High
of Detroit, was secon'd; and Pontiac
high of Pontiac was third. In the. an-
nuals, Class B divislon, Port Huron
high was first; Roosevelt high, of
Wyandotte\ was second; and' Wright
high, of Ironwood, was third.
Magazine Prizes
In the Monthlies, Class A division,
Northwestern high of Detroit was
first; Muskegon high was second;
and Central high, of Grand Rapids,
was third. In the Class B division,
Northern High of Flint was lrst;
Niles high, was second; and North
Strathmore high, Detroit, was thira.
In the Bi-weeklies, Class A, Cen-
tral high, of Detroit, walked off with
the trophy for the fourth consecu-
tive time; Southeastern high, of De-
troit, was second; and Northeastern
high, of Detroit, was third. In the
class B division, Wilson high of St.
Johns, was first; Arthur Hill high, of
Saginaw, was second; and Port Hur-
on high, was third..
In the weeklies, Class A division,
Highland Park high, of Detroit, was 1
first, winning the cup for the fourth
consecutive time, Eastern high, of
Detroit was second, and Central High
of Flint, was( third. In the class B di-
vision, Benton Harbor high was first;
Dearborn high was second; and Sag-
inaw high was third.
Nine Cups Awarded
A total of nine cups were awarded,
including the sweepstakes cup. New
cups this year were donated by the
Detroit News, the Saginaw Daily
News and the Kalamazoo Gazette.
In the afternoon delegates were
guests of the Athletic Association at
the Syracuse-Michigan baseball game
at Ferry field.
Tickets for the architect May Party
will go on sale at the -main desk in
the Union lobby from 2 to 5 o'clock
tomorrow afternoon. The sale will
contlnuj Tuesday afternoon at toe
'same hours. The party is to be held

Friday night, May 11 in Barbour'
gymnasium with music by Howard
Bunts and his orchestra from De-
troit. These in charge -advise all!
wishing te attend to get their tickets
as soon as possible since the supply
is limited.
Tickets for the All-Medic smoker, to
be held on May 8 at the Mimes theater,
will go on =sale Monday in medical

Action taken at the last meeting of
the Board of Regents resulted in a
resolution concerning the establish-
ment of a College of Architecture
separate from a School of Engineer-
ing. This action, when passed, read
as follows:
"Resolved, That the president be
requested to appoint a committee con-
sisting of the president ex-officio,
Dean-elect Sadler, Prof. Lorch, and
two regents, to formulate and submit
to the Board of Regents a plan in-
volving separate organization of a
College of Architecture; and that this
committee be further requested to con-
sider and report upon the desirabili-
ty of a five year course in archi-
Foreign Educators Studying American
School Methods In Three !
Month Tour
Thirty of the most prominent edu-
cators of Germany who are now mak-
ing a tour of American educational
systems will arrive here this noon to
be the guests of the University for.
the next two days. These educators
have already visited many colleges in
the East,' and after their visit here,
will proceed to Ypsilanti Normal and
to Kalamazoo Normal to continue
their observations. In all, they will
be in this country for three months;
Michigan is the only State university
which they will visit among the others.
While in the city, the guests will
be entertained at the Union. This aft-
ernoon, they will be taken on a tour
of the city by faculty members, and
the drive will end at the Huron Hills
country club where an informal re-
ception and supper will be held.
Tomorrow morning, they will visit
the schools. Among these will be the
University classes in the School of
Education, the University high school,
and the nine city grade and secondary
schools. At noon, the visitors will have
luncheon with the members of the
School of Education staff at the Un-
ion,, and the afternoon will be spent
in more visits to the schools. Their
stay here will be concluded with a
dinner with the members of the Uni-
versity faculty at 6:30 o'clock at the
The German visitors are making
this tour of the country in the inter-
ests of the Zentralinstitut of Berlin, I
and are studyingsclosely American
educational methods. While much or
the study is being directed toward the
methods in the elementary and see-
ondary educational systems, they are
also interested in the colleges and
universities. Among the more promi-
nent German educators who will be
here are Dr. Peter Peterson, professor
at the University of Jena, Prof. Otto
Schultze of the University of Konigs-
berg, Sebald Schwarz, superintendent
of School of Lubeck, Dora Wagner of
the Girls Secondary school at Dresden,
and others.
Announce Nomineesl
For Union Positions'
During Coming Year
Announcement of the nominations
for student offices of the Union for
next year were made yesterday by
William Jeffries, grad follwed meet-
ing of the nominations committee o
the Board of Directors. Those whose
names have been entered for the pres-

idency are: William E. Nissen, '29, C.
Ford Schott, '29, and John Ruswinkle,
'29, all o whom have held committee
positions at the Union recently. r
Kenneth C. Schafer, '29, and Wit-
liam Spencer, '29, have been nommnat-
ed by the body for the office of the
recording secretary of the organiza-
tion. It is necessary that two men
be nominated for each office and this
has only been fulfilled in the case of
one of the vice-president nomina-;
tions. John R. Hall, '29E, and Tio;oni-
as L. Yates, '29E, have both been
nominated for the office or engineer-
ing vice-president of the Union. Only
one man has been named for each
of the other offices and until more
names come in, these will not be an-
Regular nominations will have to
be in the hands of Roger Greene, '28,
recording secretary by Tuesday. All
which comes in after that time will
have to he made by special petition
with the names of 200 students on
them. Nominations may be handed
in either at the main desk of thf Un-




Students Who Galned Recognition In
Scholarship To Be Seated
In Special Section
Final arrangements for the annual
Honors Convocation, which will be
held at 11 o'clock Tuesday morning in
Hill auditorium, have been completed,
according to announcements made
yesterday. President Ernest M. Hop-
kins of Dartmouth college will deliver
the principal address on the subject
"The Amateur Scholar," and as a
minor feature Hof the program the Uni-
versity Men's Glee club will also ap-
Seniors who have achieved schol-
astic records in the highe'st tenth of,
their class in any school or college
on the compus will be seated in the
special honored section, to be reserved'
in the center of the ground floor, to-'
gether with the holders of scholar-,
ships and fellowships in the Univer-
sity. This year, 'also, the two fresh-f
men honor societies, Phi Eta Sigma
and Alpha Lambda Delta, will be
seated with the distinguished seniors
in the section reserved.
Naames iPlaced On Programs
Students who have been elected to]
the various honor societies of the
University will be recognized by hav-
ing the name of the society affixed
after their name in the program.
President Hopkins, who will deliver
the principal address' of the annual,
occasion, i's one of the most promin-]
ent college executives of the country.
He is a graduate of the college which,
he heads, in the class of 1901 and<
again in the class of 1908, in 'which
year he received his M.A. degree. F.ort
nine years following his graduation inE
1901 he filled the posts of secretary
to the president and secretary of.
Dartmouth college, and in 1910 he ac-1
cepted a position in organization work
for a large industrial concern. From1
1910 to 1916, he engaged in such work
with various corporations in Phila-
delphia, Boston, and Chicago, and wast
in the latter year recalled to take the,
post of president of his alma mater.-
Has Excellent War Record t
On January 31, 1918, he was appoint-f
ed to take charge of the industrial
relations of the Quartermaster's de-
partment of the United States army.
From June to September of the same
year he served as assistant to the (
secretary of war in charge of indus-
trial relations, and from July to
September served as representative,
of the War department on the war
labor policies board.
President Hopkins is himself a,
Phi Beta Kappa, and has received
honorary degrees from Amherst col-
lege, Colby college, Brown university,i
Rutgers college, and the University
of New Hampshire. He is known as a
liberal college president and two
years ago prepared jalmo simul-
taneously with President Clarence
Cook Little the two team system
'yhich has since been adopted by the
Western Conference. He also favors
the employing of student coaches for
athletic teams.
The annual freshman, debate be-
tween Alpha Nu and Adelphi will be
held May 22 in one of the society
rooms, it was announced yesterday.
I The subject for this year's debate is:
Resolved, that present business meth-
ods are incompatible with sound mor-
iyAdelphi's team will consist of Na-
I than Levy, '31, Lawrence Hartwig, '31,
and Carl H. Urist, '31, with Arthur
l E. Schroeder as alternate. Alpha Nu
I has not yet selected its team, but
much good material is promised. The
winning team will be presented with
medals, and in addition the winning
I society will receive the traditional

CA R I G C N S T DYCane D ay, the traditional c e - P H (l
mony commemorating the pass-
ing of the ancient picket fence
which once surrounded t h e
campus, will be observed by the
seniors of the class 'cf '28 today.
This is the 39th year that Michi-
gan seniors have appeared on :a PEP
spring Sunday morning, carrying
the cane that marks the begin-
ning of the last month of under-
I graduate life. CAP
John A. Craig, Muskegon High School Sauer
Principal, Is Elected New Counc
Club President conte
and t
With the largest enrollment and will 1
consequent attendance in the history been
of the organization, the Michigan Fria
Schoolmasters' club yesterday con- river
cluded .a three-day session here. It lowin
was announced from the Registrar's cane
office, where the delegates enrolled, will i
that more than 3,000 Michigan teach- decide
ers and school administrators had reg- thle g.
istered since Thursday noon. vario
At the business meeting Friday comin
afternoon, the members of the club The
elected John A. Craig, principal of the Wedn
Muskegon high school, as their presi- nounc
dent for the coming year'to succeed man
Prof. Albertus Darnell of the College the U
of the City of Detroit. E. E. Gallup, of a
state director of agriculture in the de- Carl
partment of public instruction, was ment,
named to the office of vice-pre-sident, ball l
B. J. Rivette, principal of the North- all th
western high school of Detroit, was the g
elected to the executive committee, band
and Louis P. Jocelyn, of the Ann No
Arbor high school faculty, will con- sopho:
tinue in the office of secretary-trea- a capi
surer. will b
Pass Resolution next -
The visiting teachers passed a reso- All
lution thanking the University for its asked
financial aid in making this year's
meeting a success. Under the aus- ficial'
pices of the University, the executive events
committee plans 'to hold. all educa- ervisi
tional society meetings during the The
week of the Schoolmasters' club gath- class
erings. Prof. James B. Edmonson of Ordc
the School of Education was named or
as chairman of the committee which year a
acts in an advisory capacity to the fall a
many organizations. it co
The 'club also passed :a resolution class
commending the action of the Board
of Regents in establishing the Uni- FA
versity college project.
Friday night, the members of the
club and their guests were provided Dr.
with choice of two entertainmentsdean
the state championship high school and ft
debate 'at Hill auditorium, which was Assoc
wonby Royal Oak high school, and a Scien
special perforn'anc of, the eunior botan
Girls' play at the Whitney theater. liver
Lymnau Addresses Last Meeting ject o
Yesterday morning, the last group retun
of meetings was opened by an address after
upon "The Evaluation of Supervised a
Study" delivered by Prof. E. L. Lyman audit
of the University of Chicago. Follow- here
of te Uiveri yUniv
ing this lecture, there was a series ofhthe I
round table discussions, at which otar
were discussed the problems of train- Dr
ing p~upils in effective study habits.is'Dr.
At 11:30 o'clock, Prof. C. H. Judd, of Is on
the University of Chicago gave a talk scion'
on 'The Psychology of Drill," and a at
luncheon at noon was addressed by Vermi
E. L. Miller of Detroit, who spoke on the p
"Recommendations of the National the n
Educational association for the Revi- inclu4
sion 'of College Entrance Require- the a
on ai

Contrary to the reports in yes-a
terday's Daily, the annual spring AD
initiation banquet for Alpha T
Kappa Delta, honorary sociolo-
gical fraternity, will not be held "E
until next Friday. Dr. William F. subje
SOgburn, professor of sociology deliv
at the University of Chicago, will I 1a me
be the principal speaker. ( resen

- ----- l tT 1 cirit

Hailed as America's troubadour
poet, Vachel Lindsay, the vagabond
"rhymster," has been scheduled to
give a recital at 8:15 o'clock Tuesday
night in Hill auditorium as the 'second
of a group of 'two events planned for
this year in a renewal of the Inlander
Literary lecture series.
With an education and background
rich in training and culture, he has
branched forth in the past 15 years in-
to a career, more romantic and more

his "rhymes" as he went and preach-
ing hi's "Gospel of Beauty." He lists
his recreations as attending moving
pictures and taking cross-country
His poetry seems to have caught an
undercurrent of American life which
bespeaks an insight of keen discrim-
ination and a. life of unu'sual interests.
In addition, he has added to his books
by illustrating them with pen and ink


I ~TnPrhav -nihh. will mark his

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