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VOL. XXXVIII, NO. 178.

ANN ARBOR, MICHIGAN, FRIDAY, MAY 25, 1928.

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STUDENT COUNCILMEN
ENDORSE FALL OPEN
CONVOCATION CUSTOM'

COWBOYS AND DAGGER-THROWERS
STRUT STAGE IN OPERA TRYOUTS

REGRET OMISSION OF OPENING
CONVOCATION LAST FALL
CAUSE OF MOVE
CHOOSE OTHER OFFICERS
Bill Submitted By City For Damages
To Property D)uring Freshma14n.
Sophomore Tug Of War
Endorsement of the Fall open con-
vocation and recommendiaition thiat the
custom be revived next year was
moved and passed by the Student
council at their regular weekly meet-
ing la'st night. In the opinion of the
council, the omission last fall of the
customiary convocation to open the
school year was regretted by a suffi-
cient number of upperclassmen to
warrant a move for its revival.
David Wheeler, '29, reporting on the
bill of $39 submitted by the city to the
council for damages to city property
during the freshman-sophomore tug
of war, announced that bhe had made
,arrangements with Eli A. Gallup, city
park commissioner and the city en-
gineer for repairs to cost $17 or less.
The city's bill was itemized at $9
for labor and $30 for curbstones to re-
p'iace those brokeni during the games.'
The labor item covered the filling of
the holes dug by the sophomores on
the south bank of the river for in-
trenchment purpose's.
Will Pay Bill
Wheeler recommended that, the bill
for labor be paid in full, iand that $8
be paid to a trucking company for
hauiling to the river (curbstones)
which could be obtained gratis during
the summer. This proposition was

"Can you throw the rope out so as
to ciatch a man's feet while he is walk-
ing across the floor?" Roy Hoyer ask-
ed of the young man who was doing
some roping stunts on the stage of the
Mimes theater, last night. ""Sure" the
young man replied promptly, and after'
a victim had been selected, neatly
tripped up the pedestrian tiptoeing
across the stage. At the quer§ con-
cerning his ability to catch four
young men in similar style, the rope
expert expressed some doubt but ask-
ed only practice.
The roper was folilowed by another
ITALIARETURNS HOME
FROM POLAR JOURNEY

Opera tryout who acknowledged that
he could throw knives with accuracy.
Hoyer called on a redlheladed chorus
boy who some day may wear skirts
and a wig, to offer himself +as a sacri-
fice, but on the extreme bashfulness
of "Red" to let knives whirl around
him, the tryout. was postponed till a
later date.
The rope handler comes from a
ranch in Parras, Mexico, where he has
spent time with .cowboys. The rope
last night was not of the right tex-
ture a'nd flexibility, but a few of the
more familiar rope tricks were pulled
off for the satisfaction of the chorus
boys, gathered on the stage. The boy
who can handle a mean knife,wdid
nothing but play a, few moments with
a foil but that was dangeous enough.
Having been entertained a few min-
utes. by such going-ons, the boys,
from whom part of the next chorus-
es will be chosen, were cialled to the
center of the stage where they burst
into a mad Black Bottom, sans music.
Feature acts have been lacking from
Operas, and those whohove thAt
"something different" are welcomed
by the Opera managers and directors.
MAKE APPOINTMENTvi
TO BUISINESS STAFFSI

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said to be acceptable to the city, and
was adopted in full by the council.
Election of officers was held for tiheI
ensuing year at which Robert F. War-
ren, '29, was chosen vice-president,
Willard E. Lowry, '30, secretary, and,
John R. Gilmartin, '29E, treasurer.
Two ballots were necessary in the vice
presidential election to break a tie be-
tween Warren and Eugene Easterly,
'29E.
Paul J. Kern, '29, president, an-
nounced in the absence of Richard S.
Spindle, '29E, that arrangements had
been made with the Athletic associa-
tion to begin registration of men for
the cheering 'section next fall, and that I
the work would begin at the end of!
the present week.
Committee Chosen
Reporting on Earl E. Fleischman's
proposal for a First Nighters' club to
unify dramiatic interest on the campus,
Lowry stated to the council that
faculty men whom he :had interviewed
on the proposition were in favor of a
scheme of unification but advised the:
counicil to proceed slowly in giving
its support to the First Nighters' club
specifically. After discussion a mo-
tion was passed to appoint a commit-
tee of three to consider the problem 1
and draft a resolution to be published
tomorrow. Councilmen Lowry, Gil-
martin, and Warren were appointed
to the drafting committee.
Appointments to the Advisory com-
mittee of the council were ainnounced
by Kern as follows: ex-officio, War-
ren and Kenneth G. Patrick, '29, and'
Gilmartin and Ernest B. McCoy, '29.
These men will sit with the University
Discipline committee next year and
with the Senate Committee oni Stu-
dent Affairs.
A motion to appoint a committee
was passed to cooperate with Prof.
William A. Frayer in securing upper-
classmen to advise the freshmen dur-
ing Freshmen week next fall. The
members of this committee will be an-
nounced later.
POWER PROBLEMS
CONCERN SENATE
(By Associated Press)
WASHINGTON, May 24- A hectic
day in Congress, with Senate scenes
not duplicated in the memory of older
inhabitants of the floor or press gal-
lery, left that body at sundown plung-
ed in words which seems evidence
of a brand new Muscle Shoals filibus-
ter.
The house, however, put through:

Italian Commander Crosses Over Pole
For The Second Time
In A Year
DROPS CROSSOVER POLE
(By Associated Press)
KING'S BAY, Spitzbergen, May 24.
-Coated with much ice and with a
strong southwest wind against it, the
dirigible Italia today was slowly mak-
ing its way back to the base at King's
Bay after a brilliant flight to the
North pole.
Gen. Umberto Nobile, successful in
his second dirigible flight to the top
of the world, sent three historic mes-
sages from the pole, one to Pope Pius,
telling the pontiff that he had dropped
the cross entrusted to him on the
North pole from the Italia and the
others to King Victor Emanuel and
Premier Mussolini. While over the
pole the flags of Italy and Milan and
various othr souvenirs were dropped.
The cross which was about six feet
high with a metal base had a repos-
itory in which was placed a message
written in Latin by Pope Pius.
For two hours the dirigible cruised
over the pole, reaching the spot at 20
minutes after midnight, 19 hours and
30 minutes after leaving King's bay.
At 2:20 a. m. the return flight was be-.
gun, the dirigible following the 24th
meridian to the halfway point about
350 miles from the pole, and then turn
ing for King's Bay.
At noon today, the Italia wirelessed
her base ship, the Cittia Milano, that
she was halfway home and that she
would probably reach King's bay some
time after midnight.
General Nobile had planned to land
several men at the pole to make ob-
servations but the message received
at King's bay indicated that this part
of the plan had not been carried out.
ALUMNI OFFICERS
ATTEND MEETING
Elmer J. Ottoway, '94, of Port Hur-
on, Michigan, president of the Alumni
Association, who was in Ann Arbor
for a short visit Tuesday and Wednes-
day, left yesterday with Hawley Tap-
ping, field secretary, to attend a joint
meeting of the Rotary and University'
of Michigan clubs of Owosso, Michi-
gan. While in Ann Arbor, Mr. Otto-
way held several conferences with
President Little concerning the gen-
eral program of the association for
the coining year.

KOBE PRESS REPORTS
JAPAN CONTROLS KEY
TO CHINESESITUATION
CHINESE WAR PARTIES AT MERCY
OF JAPANESE RAILWAY
DOMINATION
HOLD TSINAN AND MUKDEN
Can Decide Issue Of War By Stopping
Advancement Of North Or
South Troops
(By Associated Press)
TOKIO, May 24--Japan, through its
control of Tsinan, the key city of
Shangtung province, and through its
ascendancy in Manchuria, holds the
warring factions of China at its mer-
cy, so the Japan Chronicle, the Eng-
lish-language daily published at Kobe
maintains.
In discussing Japan's position and
opportunities in China, the Chronicle
says: "Japan holds Mukden and Tsin-
an and can minimize or entirely pre-
vent the advance of reinforcements of
either the Northern or the Southern
armies exactly as she wishes, and that
without taking any visible action. Sh(
can accomplish it simply by an or-
der holding up the trains at either
point; thus the issue of the war i.
entirely in Japan's hands and which-
ever way it turns it will be becausE
Japan decides it shall turn that way.'
Great Business Interests
it may be that Japan does not car<
whether the North or the South wins
concludes the Chronicle. "We are al-
ways told of the blood and treasurt
with wich they were bought, not
to speak of their economic necessity
Japan's interests in Shantung were
from 1915 to 1922, almost as great, al
though the Washington treaty appar-
ently changed all that. However, ther(
were considerable properties and bus
iness interests left even when th<
military troops were withdrawn an(
the military and civil administratior
handed over. For the second time th(
protection of these interests have jus-
tified precautions such as would b(
(and have been) taken in Manchuria
when anything menaced Japanese in
terests there.
"Japan, therefore, is the arbiter of
fate for the Chinese faction and can
secure agreements from both of them
at the same time. Moreover, her posi-
tion in Northeastern Asia is so strong
that no other state will find fault with
her action in this region. It i's only
necessary to add that Baron Tanaka
now premier and foreign minister,
was intimately associated with the
Chinese policy which was supposed to
have come to an end at Washington."

IFauster And Miller Name Assistani s
For Next Year's hargoyle,
3lIichiganensian
UPPER STAFFFOR WOMEN
Junior appointments to the upper
business staffs of the Gargoyle and
'Ensian were made yester lay by the
business managers of the two pub-
lications, Carl U. Faeuster, '29, andl
J. Franklin Miller, '29. Miller also
announced additional changes in the
'Ensia n program for the coming year.
Under the new plans for the 'Ensian
which include the appointment of the
first women's upper staff in the his-
tory of campus publications, it was
announced that an additional wo-
men's sales staff had been appointed
as a part of the 'Ensian drive which
will seek to sell a total of more than
4,000 'Ensians next fall.
The upper women's business staff
of the 'Ensian as appointed by Mar-
garet Moore, '29, woman's business
manager of the publication is as fol-
lows: accounts, Elfrida Peterson, '30;
advertising, Harriet Moses, '30; or-
ganizations, Dorothy Woodrow, '30;
and sales and distribution, Jane
Brooks, '30.
The newly formed women's sales
staff, which is being established this
year for the first time, includes the
following: Florence Bultain, '30, Jean
Duffield, '30, Lela Crump, '30, and
Ruth Bishop, '30.
The men appointed to the upper
staff of the publication are: sales and;
distribution, Fred Bauschard, '30; ad-
vertising, Samuel Atkin4, '30; organi-
zations, Franklin Moore, '30; and al-
ternate, James Osborne, '30.
Assignments to departments in the
Gargoyle business office were also
made yesterday. The men appointed
were announced nearly two weeks ago
but were not assigned to their posi-
tions until yesterday.
The appointments are: accounts,
Richard S. Cole, '30; national adver-
tising, Bernard Friedland, '30; local
advertising, William D. Berger, '30;
circulation, Charles Roth, '30; publi-
cations, T. Samuel Long, '30; and ser-
vice, Franklin Quale, '30. Norman
Levy, '30, and Paul Kelly, '30, were
selected as alternates.

IOLSTAD LEADS
IN BIGTEN GOLF
(Special to The Daily.)
COLUMBUS, May 24.-Lester Bol-
stad, 1927 Big Ten championi, led the
field in the Conference tournament
here today with a c'ard of 159 for the
first 36 holes of play over the difficult
Scioto course. Sargent of Ohio State
was in second place with 161, one
stroke ahead of Captain Connor of
Michigan and Lehman of Purdue who
tied for third position. Vyse of Mich-
igan tied for sixth with 168, while
Bergelin and Cole registered,171 and
178 respectively.
Ohio State, with all four members
of its team pllaying consistent golf,
took a ten stroke lead over ,Lllinois
in team totals with 665. Northwest-
ern was third with 676, while Mich-
igan was in fourth place with 679.
Play will be completed with another
36 holes ,tomorrow.
PHI KAPPA PHI HOLDS
INITIATIONAND DINNER
36 Initiated Into National Academic
Honor Society And Officers
Elected For Next Year
LEWIS DELIVERS ADDRESS
"Draw distinctions in the absence of
lifferences," was the advice of Prof.
Howard B. Lewis of the Chemistry
lepartment in discussing certain as-
pects of research in scientific fields
before the annual initiation and din-
4fer of Phi Kappa Phi, national aca-
lemic honor society, which was held
ast night at the Union. "Among the
>ther benefits of training in research,
'onesty and humility must be, includ-
}d as furnishing constructive train-
ng to the true investigator, for one
an accomplish little in any field of
-esearch unless he is governed by
,hese two precepts."
Preceding the address of Profes-
sor Lewis, eight members of the Uni-
versity faculties and 78 undergraduat-
js were initiated into the society.
Following the initiation, Dean Ed-
ward H. Kraus of, the college of
?harmacy, chairman of the nominat-
ng committee, reported the nomina-.
ion of the following men as officers
or the academic year, .1928-29, who
were subsequently elected by the so-
Aiety: Prof. Arthur E. R. Boak, presi-
dent; Prof. Clarence S. Yoakum, vice-
oresident; Prof. Roy S. Swinton, se-
-retary; J. C. Christensen, treasurer;
and Prof. Clifford C. Glover, histor-
i an.

QUESTION LEGALITY OF RESULTS
DIR0ECTORS WILL MAKE DECISIOI
FOLLOWING MEETING ISATURDA'
PLAN WOULD PLACE MAJOR OFFICE
OF ORGANIZATION UNDER
MERIT SYSTEM
Legality of the results of the voting which took place last nigl
at the Union on the proposed amendment to change the method c
selection of the offices of president and recording secretary frol
popular election to appointment by the board of directors will.1
submitted to the board of directors for decision at a meeting to 1
held Saturday afternoon, it was announced late last night by Williai
V. Jeffries, grad., pres dent of the Union for the past year.
An actual count of the ballots cast on the proposition showed
total of 731 in favor and 29 opposed. Some protests, however, hay
been registered as to the legality of the voting and as a result th
decision of the validity of the election will be' held over until tl
meeting- of the board and official announcement of the adoption 4
the amendlment will >e withheld pending approval of that body.
Jeff ries, acting in his capacity of president, called the' a
sembly to order shortly after 7:30 o'clock. Examining the crowd, h
estimated that the necessai
quorum of 600 was not present an
announcing that fact after he had rem
E lared, however, that the ballots wou
be passed aind the voting held, tl
polls remainig open for an hour.
The amendment under consider
"Slightly Used" To lie Feature Plc- tion proposes that beginning ne:
ture On Baseball Championship spring the president and recordir
Program Tomorrow secretary of the Union be appoint
by the board of directors. This ph
8EE E B COUNCIL would remove these offices from theE
IS SEfilled at the annual' all-campus ele
ions and, leave, the six vice-pres
"Slightly Used," featuring May Mc:-dencys as the only Union offices to 1
Avoy and Conrad Nagel, now playing filled by popular election.
at the Michigan, has been selected by Proposed more than two mont
the Student Council, it was announced ago, endorsed by a.speci'al committ(
last night, as the picture which will on reorganization, and endorsed ngai
be shown Saturday night in I4 au- Lananimously, by the board of direc
ditorium through the courtesy of the >rs, the project is in its inceptic
Butterfield theaters in commemora- modeled after the method now fc
tion of Michigan's 1928 Big Ten base- lowed by the Board in Control of Stt

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erable experience at typing, who
can type with reasonable speed
and accuracy, and who would like
to act as telegraph editor of The
Daily or The Summer Michigan
Daily, will please communicate
with The Daily office in the Press
building at once. This position
is for night work and pays a
salary.

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Many In Shantung
At present there are about 24,000
Japanese in S'hantung, most of them
at Tsingtao, Tsinan, and the vicinity.
It is not believed that these nationals
will leave Shantung because of the,
recent troubles between the Shantung
and the Nipponese troops. It may be
that the following advice of Mr. Seij-
iro Miyajima, one of the leading fin-
ancial magnates of the nation, will
represent the attitude of the govern-
ment:
"The best way for Japan to deal
with China is to revive the pre-Wash-,
ington conference condition. That is
to say, Japan should occupy Tsingtao
and control the railways. She should
station troops in Shanghai and other
places of importance.
IN CONFR[ENCE MEET!
(Special To The Daily)
LAFAYETTE, May 24.-Two of
Michigan's three entries in the Con-
ference tennis meet survived today's
play on the University of Purdue
courts, Captain Barton advancing to
the semi-finals of the singles tournai,
ment while the doubles team of Bar-
ton and Moore, 1927 Big Ten champ-
ions, defeated Captain McMillan and
Lebord of Wisconsin 6-4, 7-5 in the
first round match.
Barton found easy going in his first
I match of the day, winning over Cap-
tain Milford of Purdue with the loss
of but four games in two sets, but
found stiffer opposition in Bard, ex-,

Trost, North Chosen
Leaders Of Varsity
Music Organizations
Varsity Glee club officers for the
coming year were elected last night at
a meeting held in the Union. Theodore
Louis Trost, Spec., was reelected pres-6
ident; Vincent Peterson, '29, was el-
ected representative to the Board of
Control; Lawrence Goodman, '29, sec-
retary; and Frederick Fleming, '29D,
librarian.
Theodore Harrison, director of the
club during the past year, was given
a great ovation in. appreciation of his
splendid personal intetest in the club.
Following the meeting, the singers
made their annual serenading tour.
Officers of another campus musical
organization, the Varsity Band, were
also elected at a meting held Wed-
nesday night. They are: Walter North,
'28, president; Robrt Burhans, '29M,
vice-president; and Lee D. Van Ant-
werp, '31M, secretary. Gilbert Salton-
stall, '30, was appointed manager for
the coming year, and Elbert Trail,
'31, assistant manager.

ball championship.
The student celebration has been ar-
ranged through the efforts of the Stu-
dent Council after negotiations with
theater managers during the past
week, and will be held at 8 o'cljick
Saturday night in Hill auditorium,.he
Butterfield theaters are furnishing the
film and an operator in accordance
with their traditional policy of giving
Michigan students a free show each
time one of the major University ath-
letic teams wins aWestern conference
title.
The present theater policy was an-
nounced a little over a year ago in
March and came as the result of a
number of riots in which mobs of
students sought to rush the local the-
aters in cele"rating,' i "portant con-
ference victories.
Although these efforts failed in their
original end, they led local authori-
ties to realize that some change in the
situation must be arranged. As a re-
sult, a number of conferences were
held between Mayor Campbell for the,
city, President Little for the Univers-
ity, and the Butterfield theater manag-
ers. These meetings culminated in an
announcement of the policy which is
being put in operation Saturday night
for the first time,
GLEE CLUB, BAND
TO HOLD BANQUET
The two major musical organizia-
tions on the campus, the Varsity Band
,and the Varsity Glee club, will hold
a joint banquet tonight iat the Union.
This will be the first time- the annual
banquets of the two organizations have
been combined into one.
A feature of tonight's banquet will
be the announcement of the names of
musicians elected to the honorary
band fraternity, the "R.O.O.C."---
O"Royal Order of Oil Cans," election to
which is a reward for signal service to
the band during, the past year.

THE UNION AMENDMENT
(, (1) Change Article IV, Section
tion one, paragraph one, to read
as follows-The President of the
Union and its Recording Secre-
tary, to be students, ex-officio, to
be appointed by the Board of
( Directors as hereinafter provided
for.
(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 Un-
Iion.a
. (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
I candidates for each of the Vice-
I Presidents, six in all."
" (4) Under Article XII, Section
I II, leave out the words "may
I nominate a candidate or candi-
dates for any or all such offices"
I and add the words "may nom-
inate a candidate or candidates
for Vice-president."
I (9) Article XIII, Section I,
I leave out the words "President,
( Recording Secretary and five
I Vice-Presidents and add "six
I Vice-Presidents."
I (6) Article XIII, Section II,
I leave out the words "each mem-
| ber of the Union shall be entitled
I to vote for one candidate for
I President, one candidate for Re-
I cording Secretary" and add the
words, "each student member
I shall be entitled to vote for one
( candidate for Vice-President for
I the college or school in which
I he shall then be a student."
dent Publi'ations in selecting t
business managers and managing ed
tors of the various publications.
As under the system employed
the publications board, it is thoug
that under the workings of the pla
the recording secretary and the prat
dent would submit a cGmppilete reco
of the work sand 'abilities of each f
applying for one or the other of t
offices.
Tihe bolard which would sit in makiri

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PROSPECTIVE MEDIC
HEAR TALK' BY
"Medicine," said Dean Cabot of the
medical school in his lecture before
prospective medical students yester-
day afternoon in Natural Science audi-
torium, "will probably never be suc-
cessfully socialized as has been done
in other professions." He referred to
the establishment of a state medical
staff. "The cause for this," he con-
tinued, "is the fact that a person pre-
fers to select his own physician."

The Weather
(By Associated Press)
Unsettled with local showers andt
warmer today; mostly fair tomiorrow.1
CAL STUDENTS
DEAN HUGH CABOT
factors in the success of a physician,
such as a degree of physical sound-
ness," he said. "The demand for thisI
has been greatly decreased since thel
use of the automobile, but a doctor is
expected to be able and ready to re-
spond to any call at any time." An-
other factor in success in the medical
line, is a "cordiality toward science,"
as Dr. Cabot phrased it, for medicinej
is rapidly becoming more of a scienceI
and less of an art.j

NOTED MISSIONARY GIVES LECTURE
ON INDIAN LANGUAGES AND DIALECTS
"An Indian boy of ten can speak his I over 30 years, will be in Ann Arbor

language as correctly as can a man of
50," 'stated Father Wm. F. Gagnieur.
in his lecture on the Odjibway dia-
lects yesterday afternoon in Angell
hall before a large audience. "Tihe
language is so nicely constructed," he
went on "that it is absolutely impos-
sible to make grammaticial errors!

today and tomorrow for the purpose
of acquainting philologists with the
three Odjibway dialects. He is the
only man living who has an accurate
knowledge of them, for the Indians.
themselves have combined the three
dialects into one tongue.
At the conclusion of his lecture,

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