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Traditional Class Rlvalry Threatens
When Graduating Stwlents End
Formal Hareli
Graduating students in the swing-
out ceremonies, the opening of gradu-
ating activities, yesterday afternoon
in Hill auditorium, were urged to be
open-minded in viewing questions of
the world, and to look upon life from

licago Symphony Orchestra Of 70,
Choral Union And Glee Club
To Appear On Program
Brilliant operatic stars of first
magnitude, oratio singers, pianists,
violinists, and Chicago Symphony or-
chestra of 70 players, the University
Choral union of 300 singers, the Uni-
versity glee club, five great conduc-
tors wielding their batons for the de-
light of listeners, will assemble here
next week for the thirty-fifth Annual
May Festival to be held in Hill audi-
torium May 16, 17, 18, and 19.
An attempt has been- nade to main-
tain a happy balance between the
old and the new both in regard to
the compositions to be offered, as
well as in the choice of artists for
the occasion. The operatic stars will
provide pyrotechnics of a spectacu-
lar nature Their efforts will be sup-
plemented by the instrumental part.
choruses, and orchestra, all parts be-
ing woven together, and their efforts
evaluated and balanced under the
general musical direction o Earl V.
Moore of the School of Music.
Leonora Corona, Leone Krause, Ma-
rie Montana, Marion Telva, Tudor Da-
vies, Mario Basiola, Raymond Koch,
and Benn Rabinof are some of the
artists new to Ann Arbor who will
appear on the programs, whileamong
the old favorites there will be Mar-
garet Matzenauer, Merle Alcock, Paul
Althouse, Chase Baromeo, Percy
Grainger, and Palmer Christian.
Corona Famed In Italy
Leonora Corona attained her first
great fame as a singer of any nation-
al importance in Italy, where she
went after having been recognized in
Texas, where she was born, as an ex-
ceptional singer. Her first appearance
in the Metropolitan Opera House in
New York under the famous director
Gattio Gasazza, brought forth such
acclaim that within a short time she
had been favored with a contract
calling for fabulous sum's for her ap-
Leona Kruse, likewise first won
great note in foreign circles, for in
Berlin and Munich she rose to the
highest pinnacle of operatt ;fame
when a director of the Chicago Civic
Opera company declared that he had
"discovered" her in Europe. She will
sing the role of "ailda" in which she
is said to particularly excell. Poise,
presence, and general artistic make-
up, critics say, have combined to fit
her particularly for the strenuouis
work of the part.
Among the others who will appear
here is Marion Telva, a leading con-
tralto of the Metropolitan Opera Com-
pany, who will make her Ann Arbor
debut in the role of Ammeris. She
has been looked upon as one of the
outstanding members of the Opera
company with which she is identified,
and it is seldom that she leaves the
company for outside engagements.
Merle Alcock To Return
Merle Alcock was in Ann Arbor
several years ago in a minor role at
the very beginning of her public ca-
reer, but has since risen in the ranks
of the Metropolitan company as have
many other ambitious young singers.
Her contribution to the May Festiv-
al will consist in playing opposite
Marie Montana as the contralto of
"St. Francis of Assisi."
Recognized as one of the leading
baritones of the Metropolitan Opera
company, Marie Basiola, is an Italian
of long musical tradition, his singing
is said to be characterized by a sen-
sibility of balance and the evaluation
of all factors that has won for him
the respect and esteem of the world's
great critics. His work here will be
of the same type as was the work of
the famed Pasquales Amato, who has
often pleased audiences here in the
Alumnus Will Sing
Chase Baromeo ((Sikes) 'since his
early life in Detroit, his student days

here, his activities at the University
School of Music where he was a star
pupil of Theodore Harrison, his day's
in the Michigan Union opera, and his
municipal opera participation, has
achieved a repu~tation as perhaps one
of the greatest bassos in the world to-
day. He has been acclaimed in Italy,
and all over the United States where
he has been heard. Two performance's
in the festival will comprise his con-
tribution when he will sing in "St



Peasants Demand That Government
Be Turned Over To A Cabinet
(By Associated Press)
VIENNA, May 8- The tenseness of
.he political situation in Rumania en-
endered by the demand of the pea-
ants party that the government be
urned over to a cabinet of their
hoosing had not relaxed tonight. A
trict censorship was being maintain-
d while government officials tele-
graphed assurance that the country
was "perfectly calm"
In contrast to these official state-
ments were unconfirmed advices from
a dozen points in the Balkans which
old of several conflicts, with pitched
ighting between the peasants and
government troops. Minister of the
nterioi Duca in a telegram to the
Associated Press bureau here did not
amplify with any detail his state-
mient that "the government has the
ituati:n under complete control,"
Apparently the next move must come
rom the peasants who have been told
nce by the regency that it sees no
eason to ask for the resignatiop. of
he government:
Will Announce Special Dates Later
For Exanmining Several
Large Courses

Senior Medical Students Cast First
Ballots Yesterday; Others
Will Vote Today
Students from all schools and col-
leges of the University will participate
today in the annual all-campus spring
elections to choose officers for the
coming year for the Union, the Stu-
dent council, the Student Chrisian as-
sociation, the Oratorical association,
the Board in Control of Publication's,
and the Board in Control of Athletics.
With registration for the election
placed at close to 3,500, Student coun-
cil officials at a late hour last night
predicted that the number of ballots
cast today would equal if not exceed
the total in last year's heavy ballot-

Above is a picture taken yesterday afternoon during the
Hill auditorium. The line shown was formed on East Uni,
in the auditorium on which Prof. Arthur L. Cross, of the hi
parade of the caps and gowns was held before the forma
down the diagonal from the Library, out to State street an

Secretary Gien Initial Advantage
Over Senator Rival In Early
Presidential Returns
(By Associated Press)
INDIANAPOLIS, Incl., May 9, 1928.
-A compilation of returns from 309
of tihe state's 3,610 precincts gave
Hoover 20,198 and Watson 16,956.
INDIANAPOLIS, May 8--Herbert
Hoover, secretary o commerce, was
given an initial advantage in his con-
test vth U. S. Sen. James E. Watson
for the Indiana presidential prefer-
ence vote on the face of 56 early re-
turns tonight. Returns from 157 out
if 3610 precincts in Indiana for presi-
dent give: Republican, James E. Wat-
son, 8,662, Herbert Roover, 12,184;
Democratic; 90 precincts give Woolen
Woolen, are Indianapolis banker, ap-
peared alone on the Democratic bal-
lot as a presidential candidate and
was accorded a good complimentary
In 6 widely separated precincts U.
S. Sen. Arthur R. Robinson, candidate
for renomination, was leading his two
Republican opponents, but he was
without the majority that is required
by law to make the primary vote ef-
The vote was: Robinson, 33,743;
Solon J. Carter, 1,109; Arthur L.
Gillion, 3,062.
In a Democratic senatorial contest
64 precincts accorded Albert Stubbs,
Indianapolis attorney, a majority over
his two opponents. Stubbs had 3,329
votes; Walter Myers 2,116; and L.
William Curry 634.
The early returns on the Republi-
can gubernatorial primary showed the
vote distributed diversely among the
10 candidates. None approached the,
majority needed. Leading the field was
D. Burns Douglas of Fort Wayne, with
2,252 votes in 76 precincts out of the
3,610 in the state. Jesse E. Exehbach,
another Fort Wayne aspirant, was
close to Douglas with 2,210, while in
third place was Frederick Landis, of
Logansport, brother of the baseball
commissioner, with 1,745 votes.
Frederick E. Shortmeier, secretary
of state was in fourth place and close
behind was Thomas H. Adams, Vin-

Professor R. M. Z
ed an appointment
morial Lecturer fo
versity of California
Holmes Howison,
Michigan philosop
brief period with P
Morris 45 years ag
the two leading pl
ers of his time afte
University of Calif
lectureship, founde
three years ago, is
by an eminent Ame
thinker. Professor
Berkeley during t
of 1929.
(By Associ
dent Dawes got th
his career today t
tremely limited s
and-also for the
to get a vote recor
A, tie vote, which
vice-president to c
this time on a Dem
out the tax on adn
tax reduction deba
chair, failed to vo
ure drew a challe
ality of the ballot
with a "no," but
point of order. A
en, but McNary, o
sides and the Dem
ed without the aid
His first chance
the Warren nomir
general. Dawes w
ried up to cast
time he reached th
Overman, of Noj
changed his stan
denied confirmatio
The tax mixup
incident in a hec
Senate, however,
having consumed
in an address t
switches in all dir
ions of what he t
Catholic political
behind them. He t
and "Al" Smith;

:an intellectual standpoint by Prof. i
v/ ,v 'A3 A. L. Cross, of the history department, s
the principal speaker.
n dule. . :.;:Swinging-out in a double academic f
column the 1700 seniors, garbed in C
black flowing gowns, and caps with I
tassels of various colors-rich red,
yellow, black, drab, and others-sig-
annual Swing-out ceremonies held on the campus and in uifying the different schools and col-
ersity avenue after the completion ef the program held leges from which they are graduating,
story department, was the principal speaker. The official marched in a unit for the first time.
ii program, the processionbneug led by the Varsity bandI Led by the Varsity band and the
nd backaaongNorth Universityavenue to Hillauitoin . student leaders: Robert Leland, presi-
id ackalog NithUniersty vene t Hil aditrin dent of the senior literary class and L
CCEP TS OSCurtand C. Smith, president of the
4CCEPI S ! 1 NIGHT HEADS, student council, the ih graduatesprsdn paraded
T URESHIP down th diagonal and, swinging to the
right, entered Hill auditorium. After
Wenley has accept- Tlistening to the services here the sen-
as Howison Me- CONTINUE W IH [LANIOiors completed their parade of the
r 1929 at the Uni- campus.
CrossD iversA res
. Professor (eorge Ct.ommdiutee Will Ask lWo" e'l To Join Due to the sudden sickness of Dean
who was on the Own Class Formations Oni Henry Bates, of the Law school, who i
hical staff fo'r Observatory Street was to have given the swing-out ad- l
hicalsso stafeoraS_ (ress, Professor Cross talked to the1
rofessor George S. VARSITY BAND WILL PLAY graduating students assembled in the s
go became one of lauditorium. "There are two things m
hilosophical teach- Tle Lantern Night pro-en';sion, pre- your sojourn here should have done t
r migration to the :d ng the colorful pageant whc fr you," the historyprofessor stated:
ornia in 1885. This inarks the passing of the -l'asses, will minded and capable of viewing the b
d in his memory follow practically the same line of various sides of questions; to main- c
occupied annually' march as was used last year, accord- tain standards without letting them c
rican or European ing to the leaders who rUe in charge harden into prejudices; and to fight c
. l o f the arrangements. Other pleans valiantly but to temper your reso-
which will make the observance this luteness with courtesy.
ie spring vacation year more solemn and impressive Ihan i "The second is that you have got i
in past yeam s are being considered by near enough to the great treasuresI
the committee and 'an announee:nent of the past to know where to look for I
will be made in a few days. the intellectual resources without
CINJIVOTE Immediately following the Fresh- which, even the most dazzling mater-
iman Pageant the aides will go through ial success will, in the end, be a deada
the audience and request all women sea apple, bitter to the taste."a
IN rSE ATE t ) join their class formations o O-b- "Some of you have occupations al-S
Iv ratory street. The leaders of the ready provided for you. Nevertheless,
line will go directly to their assign- you will have to give an account ofc
ed ositions. After the classes have your stewardship. You cannot merely I
ated Press) formed four abreast, lanterns will be 'dress your plumage in the sun' asi
May 8.-Vice-presi- di ''iluted to the seniors, hoops to the some have done through the four swift,t
e second chance of juniors, and the flags and torches stealthy years.d
o exercise his ex- given to the aides. "Most of you, however, will have to t
enatorial franchise Directions by classes are as fol- plunge into the struggle of life, and'
second time-failed lows: will become painfully aware that three
ded. Seniors: form four abreast next to or four hours work a day in subjects
alone permits the the gate on the hospital side. On sig- in which you have been satisfied toi
ast a ballot, came nal decend roped path to the foot be about 60 percent right is not thej
ocratic effort to cut i of the hill: march straight ahead to best preparation for supreme achieve-5
nissions during the forward line. At one whistle, turn ment.
te. Dawes, in the right and left ill pairs and go back Hundreds Watcha
te. When his fail- under Junior arches, then come back Assembling in the center of the V
nge as to the leg- down the center again ill fours. On campus in front of the Library thea
ting he was ready two and three whistles, the sophomer- seniors formed a procession that ind
got sent out on a es and juniors make changes. On one parade had a length nearly twice thatt
new vote was tak- whi tle, again the seniors come for- I of the diagonal. While the column
f Oregon, changed ward, separate in pairs, go right and was forming on the various walks,
ocrats were defeat- left around the outside of the fresh- that extend out from the medallion ini
1 of the vice-presi-- men and sophomore lines, coming front of the Library, hundreds of stu-
down inside the double junior lines. dents and townspeople, eager to watch
to vote came onI The seniors ps the lanterns to the the picturesque mobilizing of the sen-a
nation as attorney- juniors at this point.!iors, crowded the Library steps and1
as absent but hu- Juniors: Form four abreast facing campus lawns about the filleda
a ballot. By the the senior line. Follow seniors to walks.
ie Senate, however, the foot of the hill keeping well back Robert Leland, president of the sn-
rth Carolina, had of them. At the foot of the hill, sp-I or literary class presided over the
d and Warren was arate in pairs and follow marked diag- assembly in the auditorium. The Rev-
n. onals, then straight ahead to forward erend Henry Lewis of St. Andrewst
today was only an line.Junior's come forward at three Episcopal church delivered the in-f
tic session of the whistles, turn outwards, march to end vocation. "The Maize and the Blue"
Heflin of Alamaba lines and come up between the soph- was sung in unison by the seniors be-.
nearly three hours omore lines leaving the hoop; with fore they filed out of the auditorium.
aking up political them, then turn down the diagonal
ections to find min markings forming tihe "V" part of The Weather
ermed the "Roman the M. The seniors will com he-
machine," lurking tween the junior lines and pass the1
alked about cotton. lanterns to them. At two whistles th I Partly cloudy today; showers pro.-
he came into con~ (back line of juniors will turn about baly tomorrow; warmer.1
f Maryland, Short- face and iarch with the lanterns cv. an "THE PLA Y'S THE T
cand Hale of Maine. the Outsidle of the sophomore an H P H
freshman lines to the front. FOUR-NIGHT S
Sophomores: Line lip behind the
TODAY senior ne and folow juniors in "The Play's The Thing," Iranz Mol-
march to foot of hill. At bottom turn nr's well known drama, will open at
the close of the diagonal left to markers anl march Mimes theater tonight for a four night
the members of I forward. At two whistles the two run when Play Production presents
f the University. center columns, numbered two and the result of long efforts' to give the
will be observed three, turn right across the front and campus a show that will rank as one
il features of thef i a i go (OWi the center or the outstanding productions of the
[bfere i by every the I wo remaining freshman lines, season. Earl Fleischman of the de-
Fservr byiery About face. dpartment of speech, is director of the
Freshmen: Fom in line behind jun- activities of Play Production.
dignity which the iors. and follow sophomores down The cast for the presentation has
iglish universities hill, turning to the right at the foot, been drawn from the entire array of
icademic robes on following the diagonal and proceed- campus talent instead of being con-
d greatly in main- ing forward. On two whistles ecl~- fined to any particular group or or-
irk the completion umins two and three, about face, march ganization in particular. Richard
straight across th back and turn Woellhaf, for example, a graduate stu-
at while everyone clown on either side of the two sopho- dent, will play the part of Sandor

With the exception of senior medical
students who cast the first votes of the
election yesterday, polling places will
be open today only for, the casting of
ballots. For this purpose ballot boxes
will be placed on the campus so that
they will be most convenient to the
several schools and colleges. The
polls will open at 9 o'clock in the
morning and with the exception of the
noon. hour will remain open until 5
o'clock. The voting place will be
closed at noon from 12:10 o'clock to
1 o'clock.

Announcement of the June exam-
nation schedule for the Literary col-
ege, school of Education, Graduate
School, and School of Business Ad-

ministration was made yesterday at
he Recorder's office, and printed cop-
es will probably be ready for distri-t
bution today according to those int
charge. The schedule as follows isl
complete except for several larget
courses which have not as yet been
assigned a special examination date
n the first week. A. special announce-
ment of these dates will be madec
Monday at 11 classes will be ex-
amined in the morning of Sat., June 2,E
and Rhetoric 2 and Psychology 311
Saturday afternoon. Monday at 9
classes will be examined in the morn-j
ing of Monday, June 4, and Econom-
ics 51 and 52, and Business Adminis-
tration 206 Monday afternoon. Tues-
day at 10 classes will be examined in
the morning of Tuesday, June 5, and
Tuesday at 11 classes in the after-
Monday at 8 classes will be exam-
ined in the morning of Wednesday,
June 6, and Matham'atics 1, 2, 3, 4, 7,
51, and 52 in the afternoon. French
1, 2, 31, and 32, and Spanish 1, 2, 31,
and 32 will be examined in the morn-
ing of Thursday, June 7, and Monday
at 1 class in the afternoon. Mon-;
day at 10 classes will be examined in
the morning of Friday, June 8, and
Tuesday at 2 classes in the afternoon.
Tuesday at 8 classes will be exam-
ined in the morning of Saturday, June
9, and Monday at 3 classes in the
afternoon, Tuesday at 1 classes will
come in the morning of Monday, June
11, and Tuesday at 9 classes in the
afternoon. On the last day of exam-
inations, Tuesday, June 12, Monday at
2 classes wll be examined in the
morning and Tuesday at 3 classes in:
the afternoon.
The examination hours will be
from 9 o'clock to 12 o'clock in the
morning, and from 2 o'clock to 5
o'clock in the afternoon. Irregular
classes which cannot be examined as
scheduled without causing conflicts
must be examined at one of the fol-
lowing periods: 2 oclock to 5 o'clock
on' June 2, June 4, or June 6, (} from
9 o'clock to 12 o'clock, on June 7.
Peake in the role of Almady, and
George W. Johnson, '30, as Mell,
Mr. Fleischman was exceedingly
fortunate in getting the rights to pro-
duce t he show here as it is still oc-
cupying a place of major importance
among the attractions on Broadway,
as Holbrook Blinn and many of the
stars of the original cast are still
playing in it. The production has
toured the country, showing in a large
number of cities, including Detroit,
where it was exceptionally well re-
Satirical and sophisticated comedy
is the keynote to "The Play's The
Thing." It has many unique qualities.

Kern Opposes Cristy
Heading the list of contests will be
the vote for presidency of the Student
council, student governing organiza-
tion in which Paul J. Kern, '29, and
Harlan P. Cristy, '29, are the competi-
In addition to the council pre'i-
dency, .the campus voters will select
three senior members of the council
and three junior members. The stu-
dents who are running for the senior
council offices are: Mark Andrews,
'29, Durwin Algyer, '29, Eugene East-
erly, '29E., Robert Warren, '29, David
Wheeler, '29, Paul Minsel, '29, and
Raymond Wachter '29.
The three junior councilmen who
will be 'selected in the contest will
hold office for two years. The eight
candidates for these offices are: Lud-
wig Emde, '30E, Donald Koch, '30, Wil-
liam Lowry, '30, Jennings- McBride,
'30, Ernest Reif '30, Robert Short, '30,
John Rice, '30, and Robert Dickey,:'30.
The Union election is of especial in-
terest this year as it is considered
probably that the merit system of
selecting these officers will be used
next spring.
To Select Union Officers
The candidates for the Union presi-
dency are: C. Ford Schott, '29, and
William E. Nissen, '29. Kenneth
Schafer, '29, and William Spencer,
'29, are the nominees for recording
In addition to these offices, the men
of each, of the schools and colleges
mentioned vote for a vice president to
the Union from their college. The
candidates announced for the literary
college vice-president are: Ralph
Popp, '29, Charles Whyte, '29, and
Richard Helms, '29.
Student's running for the office of
the combined vice-presidency are:
Herbert Hunter, '29, Roland Dahl,
'30P, and Henry Balgooyen, '28. Those
named for the law vice-presidency
contest are: David Vokes, '29L, and
Alfred Bowman, '29L. John R. Hall,
'29E, and Marshall Rouse, '29A, are the
opponents in the engineering vice-
presidency contest.
Bernard Watson, '29M, and Robert
Burhans, '29M, are competing for the
medical vice-presidency, while Jud-
'son Hees, '30D, J. Mortimer Fisher,
'30D, and William Hayllor, '29D, are
the opponents for the dental vice-
llseriman Is Candidate
In the Oratorical association con-
test, Lyle Eiserman, '30L, and Robert
Gessner, '29, are the candidates 'for
president; Lawrence Walkley, '30, and
Harold Charter, '30L, are running for
vice-president; Dorothy Lyon's, '29,
and Margaret Arthur, '29, have been
nominated for secretary; and Jarl
Andeer, '29, John Webster, '30P, and
Lawrence Hartwig, '31, -are the oppon-
ents for treasurer of the organization.
Two opponents have been selected
for the contest to select the president
of the Student Christian association.
They are Martin Mohl, '29, and Chester
Bennett, '29. One student will be
selected to the Board in Control of
Athletics. The two candidates .are

cennes publisher. The other five can- fict with Brucec
didates trailed, ridge of California
Beginning with today, and every Wednesday until
present school year, caps and gowns will be worn by
the graduating cla'sses of all schools and colleges o
This custom has been in vogue for countless years and
this year as heretofore. It is one of the few colorfu
present day University life and as such. should be o
senior in the University of Michigan.
Those who have been abroad will attest as to the
academic gown gives the undergraduates of the En
where robes are worn continuously. Wearing of the a
our own campus for the remainder of the year will ai
taining a true University atmosphere and serve to ma
of the college years of the wearers.
M nranorisona the difficulty lies in the fact tha


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