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(Special to The Daily)
MADISON, May 19.-Wet courts
caused the canceling of the tennis
matches between Michigan and Wis-
consin here today, keeping the Wol-
verines from meeting another of the
leading teams in the Conference race.
There was a possibility of playing
the matches tomorrow before the Wol-
verines entrain for Minneapolis to en-
gage the Gophers on Monday, but the
Wisconsin Board in Control of Ath-
letics refused its sanction. This leaves
Wisconsin and Ohio, the only unde-
feated teams, to settle the dual meet
supremacy when they meet on June 2.
Reject Bingham Proposal To Abolish
Federal Collections On

Hurls Way To Sixth
Conference Triumph

hurdles. -
Don Cooper led the losers with two
firsts, one in the 120 yard high hurdlesl
and another in the 220 yard lows,
without even being pushed by the,
Illini timber-toppers. The big Wol-
verine was running in great form and
bettered his own record for the lows
established last year, by turning the 7
event in the fast time of :23.6.
Captain Hester took the century, as
was expected, in the fast time of :09.8l
with Grodsky, his teammate a close
second. The 220 also saw Michigan
total eight markers, when their posi-
tions were just reversed, Grodsky win-t
ning in the good time of :21.6 withz
fester in second place.
Track Is Slow
The dual encounter was held in con-
junction with the thirty-second annual@
interscholastic events and was run
over a rather slow track due to the
unusually heavy rains of last night-.
No outstanding marks were made witht
the single exception of the pole vault
which was, won by Barnes and White
of Illinois with the bar at 13 feet.
Randolph Monroe sprang a surprise
to local track followers in the mileI
by defeating Stine, McElwee, Novak,
and Ponzer, Gill's great quartet of
milers. At one time in the race three
title holders were leading for the Or-t
ange and Blue, Stine and McElwee
outdoor champions, andNovak, indoorF
title holder. The trio were passed by
the plucky Wolverine runner on t.
last lap to win in 4:29.5.t
Michigan's list of first places was
increased to six when Wilfred'Ketz
tossed the hammer 157 feet 1 inch,
and Knoepp made his best perform-
ance of the year in the javelin to de-
feat Glass and Girard with a throw
of 176 feet 4 1-2 inches.
One of the distinct surprises of the
meet was the showing of "Cowboy"
Nichol in the 440 dash, when he dem-
onstrated that he is the fastest of the
Illini quarter milers by breasting the
tape in :50.2 to defeat Munger and
Seymour of Michigan, while Chambers,1
a teammate, took second.
Wuerfel Adds Three Points
Ted Wuerfel added three more
points to the Maize and Blue total in
the two mile, when he handed Cap-
tain Fairfield a defeat in the battle for
second place, Abbott, the favorite, win-
ning the event.
In the track events the invading
team outscored the illini in respect to
first places as well as points. Michi-
gan taking five firsts to three for the
Gillmen, and annexing -40 of the 72
possible points.
The Orange and Blue supremacy on
the field, however, proved the decid-
ing factor in the meet, the Indians
outscoring the Wolverines 48 to 15 in
the weights, jumps and pole vault.
If the Farrellmenhad been able to
score a few more points in the field
events, the outcome of the meet might
have proved to be different.
The victory evened the 12 year re-
cord between the two schools in dual
meet competition, each having won six
times. It also marks the first time
that the Illini captured the verdict
since 1925, three defeats having been
sustained at the hands of Farrell-
coached teams.
100 yard dash-won by Hester (M);
Grodsky (M) second; Timm (I), third.


Dr. John Harvey Kellogg, founder
and superintendent of the Battle
Creek sanitarium will speak here to-
morrow at- 4:15 o'clock in Natural
Science auditorium in "It Pays td be
Good to Yourself" in which he will

(By Associated Press)
WASHINGTON, May 19.-The House
was virtually twiddling its thumbs for'
lack of work today; but in the Senate
the tax debate draggedon hour after
hour. Chiefly it involves the estate
tax row and party lines were non-ex-
istent as the Senate 'rejected 43 to
30 the Bingham proposal to abolish
federal collections on inherited
wealth, and other proposals to modi-
fy them.
A handful of Senate bills were put
through the House, then that body
settled down to a drowsy afternoon of
speechmaking. Aside from its expect-
ed struggle with the farm relief veto
and final action as to Muscle shoals,
still in conference, it had nothing
more to do of major importance be-
fore it shuts up shop and sets out
for Kansas City or Houston.
Senate interchanges today over de-
lay on tax legislation made it plain
that all hands understood it is the
Boulder dam fight which is imped-
ing things legislative, although it was
not specifically mentioned. A stormy
plea from Senator Robinson, Demo-
cratic field marshall, to catch up on
the tax debate and make sure of ad-
journment next Saturday brought no
definite response.
The Weather
(By Associated Press)
Fair today; somiewhat unsettled
and cooler tomorrow.

give a \physician's reasons for liv-
ing on a non-meat diet, and at 6 o'-
clock in the Union ball room on "How
to Live Long and Well."
In Dr. Kellogg's first lecture, which
is being presented under the auspices
of the Tolstoy Centenary committee, '
Dr. Kellogg will contrast the reasons
of those people .who favor a vegetar-
ian diet for health purposes hwith
those of Tolstoy and his followers,
who were opposed to meat-eating for
ethical reasons. Tolstoy's philosophy
saw in all living things something of
the divine.
Dr. Kellogg will then address the
Cosmopolitan club at their annual
banquet, which is being held in hon-
or of the graduating members of the
club: In this talk, he will further dis-
cuss health as regulated by the diet,
and why meat eating is detrimental.
In addition to being supervisor and
surgeon of the Battle Creek sanitar-
ium, Dr. Kellogg is well known for
his works on medical subjects. He has
written several books, magazine ar-
ticles, and technical papers, and many
articles on dietetics. He is president
of the Battle Crek college, editor of
the Good Health magazine, and found-
er of the Race Bettermient society,
which has recently held a convention
of much importance.
Dr. Kellogg's first lecture in Natur-
al Science auditorium, will be open
to the public. Tickets for the Cosmo-
politan club banquet are priced at
$1'for members and $1.25 for all oth-
ers. H. C. Chang is in charge of the
reservations and should be called at
once by all those wishing to attefid
the dinner.
An unusually attractive and unique
tour will be taken this summer by a
specially selected group of ten men
students under the leadership of Oak-
ley C" Johnson of the Rhetoric de-
partment. This small group will con-
fine its itinerary to seven European
cities, where it intends to concen-
trate in the fields of art, drama, and
Mr. Johnson and the members of
his tour will be entertained in Eur-
ope throughout their trip by students

Editor's Note:1
n order that members of the Mich-
igan Union ma4y fully acquaint them-
selves with the proposed amendments
to the Union constitution which wil
be voted on at an assembly to h held
at 7:30 o clock Wednesday night, the
Daily is puboishing here with a complete
text of the proposed amendments.1
(1) Change Article IV, Stc-{
tion one, paragraph one, to read{
as follows-The President of the
Union and its Recording Secre-
tary, to be students, ex-officio, to t
be appointed by the Board of
Directors as hereinafter provided{
(2) ┬░Under Article IV add the +
following-The Board of Direc-
tors shall, on the Saturday pre-
ceding the all-Campus elections,{
appoint, by a majority of vote of{
the entire Board, a. President and{
Recording Secretary of the
(3) Under Article XII See-
tion I, paragraph two, leave out {
the words "at least two candi- {
dates for President and Record-
ing Secretary and for each of the{
Vice-Presidents, five in all."
{Insert the words "at least two
icandidates for each of the Vice-
Presidents, six in all."
(4) Under Article XII, Section{
II, leave out the words "may{
nominate a candidate or candi-
dates for any or all such offices"
and add the words "may nomin-
ate a candidate or candidatesJ
for Vice-president."
(5) Article XIII, Section I,
leave out the words "President,{
Recording Secretary and five
Vice-Presidents" and add "six I
Vice-Presidents." {
(6) Article XIII, Section II,

Bill McAfee
First year pitcher who kept his
Conference record clean yesterdayf
when he let the Wisconsin baseball ,
team down with six hits. McAfee is
now a junior, as he was ineligible to
Varsity competition last year, this fact
making his showing this year all the
more remarkable.
Drake, .Atwell, Bennett, Hartwig, And
Clay 'Are Competitors For ,
Black Awards
Five student orators, survivors of
preliminary eliminations, ' will com-
p)ete tonight in the second annual
Thomas E. H.. Black Oratorical con-
test to be held at 7:30 o'clock in the
auditorium of the First Methodist
An award of $100 in cash and a gold
medal will be made to the winner andl
a prize of $50 il go to the speaker
placing second as the result of a be-
quest by Mr. Black to cover the ex-
penses of the contest for a period of
five years. Each of the speeches while
not directly quoting the New Testa-
ment will under the terms of the con-
test be based upon some ideal inspir-
ed by that book.
The five speakers and their sub-
jects are: Ormand J. Drake, Spec. Ed.,
"The Glopry of Service;" Charles H.
Atwell, '28, "The Personality of
Christ;" Watson Clay, '30, "Armaged-
don;" Lawrence Hartwig, '31, " God Is
Within You;" and Chester Bennett,
'29, 'Guilty of Goodness."
Judges for the contest have been
announced as: Dr. Thomas C. True-
blood, professor emeritus of public
speaking; Dean Edward H. Kraus of
the College of Pharmacy; and Prof.
James M. O'Neill, chairman of the
department of speech.
The founder of the contest, Mr.
Thomas E. H. Black, established the
competition out of gratitude for the
help he received in the speech arts
while a Michigan student. Mr. Black
is a former Varsity debater. He and
Mrs. Black will attend the contest to-
night, it is announced.
In the inauguration of the contest
held last year, Robert J. Gessner, '29,
recently elected president of the ora-
torical association, was awarded first
splace. Jar Andeer, '29, placed second
ito Gessner.
Unveiled by Carleton W. Angell, its
designer, the tablet dedicated to the
late Prof. Baker Davis was accepted
for the University by Secretary Shir-
ley Smith in the exercises held yes-
terday afternoon in the Engineering
The memorial tablet was presented
Prof. Clarence T. Johnston of the

(By Associated Press)
ing the strength of Secretary Hoover
it more than 500 delegates, James W.
lood, who is directing his campaign
.or the Republican presidential nom-
ination, declared today in a statement
That "at this hour the only question
:hat remains is whether Secretary
Hloover will be nominated on the first
ballot at Kansas City."
During the past week, he said, the
commerce secretary has made furth-
er gains of 80 delegates and he pre-
licted that his candidate would gath-
er support in both Texas and West
Virginia where the delegates still are
to be selected.
Guarantee Bondholders Seats Between
30 Yard Lines; Home Game
Tickets Limited
Plans for the student seats at the
football games next fall were an-
nounced yesterday by Harry Tillot-
son, business manager of the Athletic
association, and include a cheering
section of 1,200 'seats either on the 50
yard line or in the proximity of the
35 yard line.
All bondholders will have seats
guaranteed between the 30 yard lines,
and regular student, faculty, and
alumni seats will occupy the rest of
the stadium, which includes seats out-
side of the 30 yard lines and on the
The plans for the cheering section
are altered this year so that members
of all four undergraduate classes may
apply, inste'ad of restricting the cheer-
ing section to the upper three class-
es as was formerly the case. The
choice of seats in the cheering sec-
tion, however, will be automatically
arranged so that the seniors will have
the best seats, and so on down the
The ticket limits for the home
games next year were also announced.
Applications for tickets to three games
will be unlimited. These are the Ohio
Wesleyan, Indiana, and Michigan
State games. The price of tickets
for the Ohio Wesley'an game will be
$2, and for the Michigan State and
Indiana games $2.50.
Tickets to the Wisconsin and Illi-
nois games, which will be $3 apiece,
will be limited to three to an individ-
ual, including the ticket secured
through coupon books, while tickets to
the Iowa game, which are also $3, are
limited to four to an individual.
A large. number of tickets will be
secured by the Athletic a'ssociation for
the Ohio State-Michigan game at Co-
lumbus. Railroad companies have
7romised greatly reduced rates to
hose making the trip from Ann
Arbor, and it is expected that a large
number of students will follow the
team to Columbus.
(By Associated Press),
VIENNA, May 19-Uncanny, me-
chanical skill of Walter Hagen's golf
play today enabled him to score two
69's to outshine three of Austria's
golfing stars in both morning and
afternoon rounds. Par for the course
is 70 and it is a tricky layout.
Hagen played in a four-ball match
with Harry Brown, Josef Petros, and
Carl Schmidt. The best score for the
Austrian in the morning was 73 while
in the afternoon the home players
scored 79, 82, and 88.

W. L.
|Michigan ......10 0
I Purdue .........6 3
I Iowa ............5 3
Indiana.........5 3
I Ohio State ...... 4 3
Wisconsin .......4 4
Illinois ......... 5 5
Chicago .........3 5
Minne'sota.......0 6
Northwestern .. 0 10


Rescue Crews Rush to Aid of Miners
Imprisoned In Coal Shaft
Near Pittsburg
(By Associated Press)
MATHER, Penn., May 19.-Reports
that the bodies of 20 miners hadcbeen


by rescuers in the Mather
which were swept by an ex-
late today, were brought to


the surface tonight by J. H. Evans,t
general superintendent. He said that
the rescuers had found 20 bodies in1
the main entry a 'half mile in the
Shortly after the explosion rocked
the districts, the mine telephones in
a shed near the mine tinkled. This
line carried word to the surface fromd
the living tomb. Tom Callaghan, vet-
eran iiner, was on the inside end.
He said, "I have 15 men with me. We'
are trapped some 3000 feet back. We
are getting some good air, but we
don't know how long it will last."
PITTSBURGH, May 19.-The U. S.
bureau of Mines rescue crews rushed
from Pittsburgh tonight to Mather-
Panama, in Greene county, where it
was reported a terrific explosion had,
occurred in a coal mine. The first re-
ports were that many miners had
been entombed.
Led by the veteran rescue workers,
George McCabe, the bureau's rescue
crew went to Matherrbyeautomobile
truck, fully equipped for rescue work.
Rescue car Number three stationed at
Nanty-Glo was also .orederd to the
When the Mather mine officials cal-
led for help they said the mine was
ton fire.
Brownsville relatives of some of the
miners who worked at Mather were
advised that 13 men escaped after the
explosion, and that between 150 and
175 men were entomnbed. The fire in
the workings was reported to be
sending clouds of smoke out of the
shaft's mouth. The mine is owned by
the Mather Collieries company.
(By Associated Press.)
DERBY, Ct., May 19.-Yale's un-
beaten varsity eight finished four
lengths ahead of Cprn'A r id six
ahead of Princeton in the annual tri-
angular regatta on the Housatonic
here today. The Blue crew led all
the way from the start. The official
time: Yale 10:21; Cornell4 10:36;
Princeton, 10:421-2.

to bring Michigan's total to four. Wis-
consin also made a desperate attempt
to go 'ahead in their portion of the
same inning but the rally was closed
down after two Badgers had crossed
the disc.
Interest Is Tense
The scoring was concluded, but/the
game still held intense interest right
up to the nm'oment when Cuisinier
made a vain attempt to steal second
following his single in the final
-While Michigan was thus continu-
ing an unbroken string of victories,
Illinois spoiled Iowa's hopes of a pos-
sible title by taking -the first game
of a double header with the Hawk-
eyes 4 to 0. Coach Vogel's outfit came
back to take the second encounter
4 to 2, but the upset inflicted by the
Indians in the first game eliminated
Iowa from the race and cinched the
title for the Michigan nine.
With but two Conference games left
on the schedule, chances of the Wol-
verines to go through the season with-
out a blot one their record seem to be
particularly bright. Ohio State is the
only Big Ten team that can upset the
Wolverines and regardless of the re-
sults of these two games, Coach Fish-
er's team will be the 1928 champions.
Have 19 Victories
Including the spring training trip,
the Michigan team has won 19 out of
22 games. During the preliminary
tilts, the Wolverines dropped a game
to both Cincinnati and Vanderbilt
which with the Harvard fiasco during
the regular season have been the only
defeats chalked up so far.
The work of McAfee and Asbeck,
the two aces on the Michigan pitching
staff has been a strong factor in the
sensational record made in the games
against Conference opponents. As-
beck in the opening ontest against
Northwestern limited the Purple team
to two hits both of which came in the
ninth innings. McAfee, in his first
two starts, hurled shutout ball, blank-
ing both Purdue and Indiana.
The same terrific hitting that has
characterized every Michigan game
this year was noted in the Wisconsin
gsame whpm the / Wolverines came
through with ten safe} hits. The day
before playing against the tailend
Wildcats at Evanston, the Varsity
batsmen fattened their averages to the
tune of 11 hits.
These totalscame on top of a con-
ference season which had netted the
Varsity an average of .311 and it is
safe to presume that the team average
was little harmed in the two con-
flicts that cinched the first undisputed
championship in a major sport for
Michigan in more than a year and
the first baseball championship in two
The score by innings of the Wiscon-
sin game is as follows:
Michigan........101 000 200-4 10 1
Wisconsin.......100 000 200-3 6 1
Batteries-McAfee and Reichmain;

Nine Has Opportunity To End Season
Unbeaten; Two Games With
Ohio State Remain
(Special to The Daily)
MADISON, May 19.-Michigan won
its tenth consecutive game and cinch-
ed the Big Ten baseball title as well
by defeating Wisconsin here today 4
to 3 in a close game. McAfee, Wolver-
ine hurler, turned in another well
pitched game, limiting the Badger
clubbers to six scattered hits while
the slugging Michigan team was
pounding Jacobson for 10 safe blows.
The Wolverines got off to a one
run lead in the opening frame but
Wisconsin tied the score in their half.
After another scoreless frame, Michi-
gan again dented the rubber in the
McAfee continued to mow down the
batters in the Wisconsin lineup with
ease while Jacobson escaped further
punishment until the lucky seventh
when he was taken for two more runs



"The proposed amendment to the I
Constitution of the Union, designed
to put the offices of President and Re-
cording Secretary on a merit basis,
seems so desirable as hardly to be
open to doubt," stated Professor Ev-
ans Holbrook, professor of law and'
financial secretary of the Union, in an
interview yesterday.
During his acquaintance with sev-
eral student activities, Professor Hol-
brook said that one after another,
these activities have made a change

have been' most obvious to any one
who has observed the history of
those activities," he stated.
The proposed change involves six
sections of the Union's Constitution
and in the opinion of Professor Hol-
brook these changes are of such a
nature that they cannot fail to result
in a far greater effectiveness of the
Union in serving the student body.


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