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President Discusses Inheritance
Of Acquired Characters
In Radio Speech
Featured by a talk entitled "Are
Acquired Characters Inherited," by
President Clarence Cook Little, the
twentieth Michigan Night radio pro-
._gramof the current series was
AN $10RECEIVESINbroadcast last night from the
OFFICE FROM ALL$( I rri.hall studio through WJR,
SAPresidentLittle spoke extensively
Ion the question of whether the
VAS FRATERNITIES effects of education may be inher-
ited and pointed out the progress
ouncil Lays Plans For of research work in an attempt to
Campaign To Swell solve the problem. He finally
ind To Goal Set reached the conclusion t h a t



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gincering Dean Will Assist Ing
Securing Appropriations Or
Give Money Himself


Today's list of 21 donors to The CONSIDER
Daily's Student Vindication fund


is as follows:
Robert B. Evans, John
aghan, Roger N. Turner,
S. Evans, Robert T.
Stanton W. Todd, John
niman, Walter Chaffee.
Plinv Gddafrd Thers


Announcement by the Gargoyle
that 5 cents will be contributed of
every 15 collected from campus and

news stand sales today, and the
passing of the $100 mark were the
features of yesterday's progress of
The Daily's Student Vindication
fund toward its goal of $800. The
money is being collected to reim-
burse the management of the
Michigan theater for damage sus-
tained in Monday night's riot fol-
lowing the basketball victory over
Wisconsin. Eight hundred dollars
is the final estimate of the damage
made by Gerald Hoag, manager of
the Michigan.
,itouncil Continues Drive
With one ighth of the, total
subscribed in two days, members
of the Student council continued
the drive for damage funds which
was organized at their regular
Wednesday night meeting. The
co ncil'is undertaking to canvas
every fraternity and sorority on
the campus. No reports were re-
ceived yesterday from council
workers whose drive will be con-
tinued the rest of the week.
Yesterday's contributions of $21
increased the grand total from $80
to $101, which was the figure as
The Daily went to press this morn-
ing. Expressions of ' loyalty to
Michigan's ideals of sportsmanship
and honor were again received
from all parts of the campus, from
faculty members and from towns-
Last night means were being
considered to reach independent
groups on the campus as well as
those organized in fraternities and
sororities. Comparatively few dol-
lars w e r e received yesterday
through the mails, contrary to the
expectation of those in charge of
the fund. The possibility was men-
tioned of a house-to-house canvas
of student rooming places and
dormitories in order to rush the
damage fund total over the top
before the end of the week.
Gargoyle To Help
It is estimated that the Gar-;
goyle's 2-1 split on cash sales to-
day of the March issue will boost
the fund by $20 or $25. Due to
yesterday's inclement weather
first-day sales of the new issue
were low, indicating that the ma-a
jority of redears would purchase
their copies today.
Present plans of The Daily edi-
tors in charge of the fund indicate,
that the drive will continue until
its goal of $800 is reached. Checks
for any amount, made payable toj
The Michigan Daily, may be mail-
ed to The Daily's offices in the
Press building on Maynard street,
or may be handed to members of'
The Daily staffs. Anonymity ofr
donors will be preserved if re-
quested. Today's listrofedonors ap
pears in column three of this
VERA CRUZ, Mexico, March 7-
This city, one of the chief prizes]
in the surprise outbreak of the re-
volution last Sunday, was back in
the federal fold tonight, reestab-
lishing the shortest route from the
capital to the Gulf of Mexico.

through experiments the evidence "'"*j
points to the fact that characters dellA. G. Wagner, C. H.
may be modified by external agent E. Wayne Dewey, Georg
and that over a long period of time gens, Paul Holmes, Geor
such as the history of the earth ford, Jack Goldsrmth, C
has provided, we may expect envir- kefieldFrank CooPer, E
onment to have been an impor- The $21 contiute
tant agent in evolution. . above donors swelled th1
The opening talk of the evening the damage fund to $11
was delivered by Benjamin F. as a culmination of th
Bailey, professor of electrical engi- day's drive. The total fc
neering, who spoke on "Electric day was $80 dollars.
Ships." The concluding talk on the $80_dollars.
program was given by Ross T. Bit-
tinger, instructor in architecture,I
who had as his topic, "Modern De-a
sign." Mr. Bittinger, who planned
the decoration of the new broad-
casting studio here this year, told
of the modern tendency toward
simple form and brilliant color in


Henry Clute, Byron Wells, Bernard
F. Mon- Cain Are Suspended; Others
Edward Placed On Probation
E. Pen- Three students have been sus-
pended from the University and
sa Lun- three more placed on probation as
Beukema, a result of their actions at the
W, Pla- Michigan theater rush last Mon-
ge Rans- day night in which approximately
arles As- $800 damage resulted from the
ner Ber- throwing of various types of mis-
ne. siles at the front of the building.
by theFinal action in the cases of the six
total of students who were apprehended
1 dollars by the police on the night of the
e second disturbance was taken at a meet-
the first ing of the Discipline Committee
yesterday afternoon.
Disciplinary measures based onr
evidence presented by both sides
of the case resulted in the suspen-
sion from the University, until the
beginning of the second semester
of the academic year 1929-30, of
Henry H. Clute, '31E.; Byron S.
P05I Wells, '29E., and Bernard M. Cain,
'29E., were suspended for the bal-
ance of 'the present semester, while
Regents John A. Kelsey, '30E., and Royal
Head V. Hirst, '32E., were placed on pro-
k bation for misconduct and are to
be reprimanded by the dean of
GROUP their college. G. L. Morse, '29D.,
was placed on probation for mis-

Faculty enthusiasm for the new --- -
student-built glider was expressed --AME PROSPECT
yesterday by Herbert C. Sadler, NAME PROSPECTS
dean of the engineering college IN BIG TEN MEET
who expressed yesterday a wil-
lingness to assistathe Glider sec- 60-yard dash--Eddie Tolan should
tion in securing an appropriation jbc among the finalists.
of $700 from the University for 70-yard high hurdles --- Pottle
the construction of . four more lacks experience and cannot be
schooling ships. expected to place.
If unable to secure the appro- 440-yard run - Dale Seymour
should place in this event.
priation, Dean Sadler said heldla chin chus ve on
would finance another ship out of IelayMichigan could have won
his own pocket. These statements fnro if a fourth man had been
were made in a conference with found to round out the quartet.
Robert B. Evans, '30, chairman of Half mile-Lomont seems cer-
the section, over the progress of ta t place.
gliding at the University, and its Mile-Austin will have a strong
future relations with faculty and feld against him. M r o
adminstraion.Two mile-Either Monroe or
administration. Wuerful should place.
TheGlider section's program for'W Sot put - Poorman's work
the rest of the semester calls for should earn him a place.
the building of four more ships High jump-Felker may be a
similar to the one just completed possible point winner.
that passed its test flights with Pole vault-Michigan is not like-
flying colors Wednesday. ly to place here.
The section's chief embarrass - _
ment at present, Evans said last
night, is a !ack of funds. "We
have all the technical ability and
enthusiasm we need, but insuf-B
ficient funds to put them to use,"
he said.
n1 1110 PfnirTrniETNSDALN


The University Glee club provid-
ed the music of the program, pre-
senting a series of college songs in
the- interim between the .speeches,
Insufficient Funds Compel Senior
{ Law Class To Break Custom Of
Providing Memorial
After considerable discussion the
Senior Law class committee decid-
ed in a meeting early this week
to do away with the custom this
year of providing a memorial for
the school when they are gradu-
ated. No memorial will be given at
this time because of the lack of
sufficient funds to provide a suit-
able gift, it was agreed.
G. B. Christensen '29L instructed
the secretary of the class, who will!
become the alumni secretary, to
circularize the graduating .class so
that in 1937, at the time of the
centennial celebration of the,
founding of the University, a sub-
stantial memorial may be given.
Class dues were set at $3.00 and.
are being collected at the Law:
school. In cooperation with the .
Crease Dance committtee, it was
agreed that those who had not!
paid their class dues could not
purchase tickets to the Crease
Reports of the picture com-
mittee, invitations committee, and,
the finance committee were re-I
ceived and approved by the com-
mittee on the whole.I


Ellini Favorite To
But Five Teams
Chance To

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Annex Title,
Are Given

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Executive Committee Of
Names French Teacher
Of Fresliman Wee]

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Plans For 1929 Annual Point To
Most Ehnbora t. Bnl k Er

Upon the decisionof the execu- conduct.
tive committeeiof the Board of Committee Issues
Regents, Prof. Phillip E. Bursley of In connection wit
the romance languages depart- taken, the committ
ment has been named to succeed following statement:
Prof. William A. Frayer of the his- "The Discipline C
tory department as the University made a thorough in
head of Freshman week for next to the facts concerni
Fall, it was announced yesterday rush and disturbanc(
from the office of President Clar- day evening. In vi
ence Cook Little. The Regents portance to the Ur
committee consists of President!munity and the v
Little, and Regents Walter Sawyer ;given the affair, it s
and Junius E. Beal. for this committee t
ier statement of the
Plain [s Presentedl investigation than s
A meeting of m the Freshman 'nouncement of the
week executive committee was held the individual cases.
Wednesday afternoon, at which Arraingcments had
time Professor Bursley presented advance for a free p
hi dvnc forh a92fFreemap

th the action
ee issued the
,ommittee has
vestigation in-
ng the theater
e of last Mon-
ew of its im-
niversity com-
wide publicity
eems desirable
o make a ful-
e result of its
simply an an-
disposition of
been made in
erformance at

ls plan v o 1t le u dk'"11
week for discussion. In addition to'
Professor Bursley, the committee
is made up of Joseph A. Pursley,
dcean of students, Miss Alice Lloyd,
adviser of women, Ira Smith, Uni-
versity registrar, and Prof, Arthur
Moore of the engineering college.
Aside from the mention that the
new plan would contain some mod-
ifications but that it would hold'
to the same general scheme as be-I
fore, no details were given out or}
will be given out until later.
Form New Committee
In deciding upon the new plan,;
they will be assisted by an ad-
visory committee made up of Dr.
Warren Forsythe, health servicef
head, Dr. Margaret Bell, doctor for1
women at the health service, Prof.
Clarence Yoakum of the School of
Business Administration, Prof. El-
mer D. Mitch (, chief of Intra-
mural sports, and Prof. William A.
Fiayer, former head of the Fresh-
man week.

Hill auditorium following the game
in event of a Michigan victory.
Publicity for this announcement
was not as wide as would haveI
been desirable. There was no Daily
on Monday. The announcements
at the game were misleading and
contradictory. This seems to have
been the fault of the assistant
manager of the band who ordered
upon his own authority a different.
announcement from that first


FO iVS AICI Ki ln hnr. i lsmlr Verij ZP'IJ LW.A
Published here+
Committee Sets March 22 As Date] In order to allow Michigan stu-
Of Annual Senior Law Dance; I dents who have not yet subscribed
McKay's Band Engaged I for the 1929 'Ensian an additional
opportunity to purchase the book
TICKETS SELLING FAST bore sales are closed for the year,
-- -hefinal date on which copies can
Plans for the 1929 Senior 'Law be secured has been changed from
Blass Crease dance are virtually M trhtisolardtaoe r
complete. The date has been set On this latter date an order for
for March 22, and the affair will the total number of yearbooks sub
be held in the Lawyers' club. i thedsia p ears. Theibevue o
This is the 25th annual dancetp e.T
which makes the dance one of the book makes it necessary for
tradition and custom on the cam- this order to include only the num-
pus. The name "Crease" was first ber which have actually been paid
used in the Senior Law Frolic for by students.
which was always held on April 1: 'rice Is $5.50
It was sometimes called the Sen-I Members of the 'Ensian staff
ior Law Crease, but no trace of will receive subscriptions from 1:30
the origin of the word "Crease" to 5 o'clock any afternoon except
can be found. Since 1904 the Saturday and Sunday at the busi-I
Crease Paper has been, published ness office of the publication in the1
at the time of the dance. Press building on Maynard street.'
Jack McKay To flay The price is $5.50.
For this year's function, Jack Plans for the 1929 annual iindi-
McKay's orchestra has been se., cate that it will be the most elabo-
cured, and an additional feature rate yearbook ever published by
of specialty entertainers. known as the University. The division pages
the "Cadets" will add spice to the are made from wood cut drawings'
program. representing the various industries
Considerably more applications of the state. In addition the
for tickets have been received cover which is now on display in
than can be filled. In the twdi the windows of a number of State
day sale, which started 'Monday, street stores and shops is a heavily
most of the tickets have been sold. hand-tooled leather creation un-r
It was announced yesterday that like any previously used on anj
all tickets not applied for by next 'Ensian.
Monday night will be placed on Present Cost Is Higher
general sale in the lobby of tfie . It is estimated that the cost of
Law school. the yearbook is more than $30,000.1
Decorations Are Mystery This figure is at least $2,000 higher
Decorations for the dance still than that of any previous year.
remain a mystery, although Wil- Much of this additional expense
liam Frue, '29L., chairman of the has been due to the increased size
committee in charge of decora- of the boarder and the corner
tions, promises something unique plates used in the fraternity sec-
and original. tion.

Western Conference track ath-
letes were swarming into Iowa City
today for the nineteenth annual
Big Ten indoor track meet to be
held for the second time in the big
Iowa field house. Preliminary heats
in the 60 yard dash, the 70 yard
high hurdles, and the half mile run
were to be run off today with the
finals in all events slated for Sat-
With 261 entries representing the
ten conference schools, five teams
were given a.chance to annex the
championship, held at present by
Illinois. The Illini are again the
real favorites but the contentions
of Chicago, Iowa, Wisconsin, and
Ohio State can not be disregarded.
The Michigan squad of 16 left yes-
terday afternoon and seems cer-
tain of winning a few places in
the various events.
Hurdle Mark Seems Doomed
Marks in at least three events,
the high hurdles, the two mile run
and the pole vault, appear to be In
danger at the meet this year with
a possibility that the dash mark of
:06.3 set last year by Simpson of
Ohio, may be equalled.
A field. of half a dozen first class
lurdlers seems to make a new
mark for the 70-yard event certain
with Rodgers and Sentmen of Illi-
nois, Rockway and Pierce of Ohio,
and Allison and Saling of Iowa en-
tered. Illinois will be the chief as-
saultant on' the two mile time of
9:26.4 made in 1926 by Chapman
of Wisconsin, with Abbott and Stine
available. Abbott should be the
easy winner.
Vault Mark In Danger
The pole vault finds Tom Warne
of Northwestern and Henry Canby
of Iowa, planning to surpass 13
:eet 2% inches, made last year by
Droegemueller of the Wildcats.
Warne has already surpassed the
mark in practice by vaulting 13
feet 6 inches, while Canby has done
the same with 13 feet 4% 'inches.
George Simpson of Ohio, will be
favored to equal. his 60-yard dash
time, but few concede him the
chance of breaking the time he
made last year, :06.3. A field of
Tolan, Michigan; Larsen, Wiscon-
sin; Root, Chicago; Rockway,
Ohio, and Timn of Illinois, should
extend Simpson to his best.
The half mile and the 440 may
also tumble. Iowa with 42 entries
leads the Big Ten schools, with the
others as follows: Wisconsin, 29;
Minnesota, 27; Chicago, 26; North-
western, 25; Indiana and Ohio
State, 23 each; Michigan, 16, and
Purdue, 4.
(By Associated Press)
DETROIT, March 7.-A super
March wind, with velocities re-
ported as high as 50 miles' an hour
and temperatures as low as 18
degrees below zero, swept over
Michigan last night and today,
causing probably a million dollars
damage, taking several lives and
paralyzing telephope and tele-
graph communication.
In Detroit a man's skull was
fractured. The wind rolled him
downthe street. Adboy's leg was
broken as the wind carried him
into the street in front o n au-
tomobile. A $40,000 sign on the
roof of a downtown 'hotel was
broken down, endangering the
lives of patrons.
A dozen families were driven
into the streets in fires here last
night and today. Eleven persons,
seven of them women, were for&-
ed to jump from a second-story
window of an apartment house


made. We believe, however, that
the crowd generally knew that a
show was planned for Hill audi-
torium after the game.
Many Factors Involved
A number of factors contributed
1 to the unfortunate events which
took place.
The band should not have turned
off State street and gone along
Maynard street before going to Hill
auditorium. This may Dtave con-
fused the crowd as to where free
entertainment was to be held. It
was an unnecessary and ill advised
The feeling between the student
body and the Butterfield concern
has not been cordial. This condi-
tion is a state of mind, rather than
any definite disagreement on par-
(Continued On Page 2)




(By a Staff Correspondent)
Basketball, rumored sport of
knee guards and unlevelled hoops,
is- not quite over for this year.
A challenge to an indulgence in
the "manly sport" was received by
the editorial staff of The Daily
yesterday from the editorial staff
of the Michiganensian, and
promptly was accepted. The affair
will take place at 10:30 o'clock
Saturday morning in the Intra-I
mural building, according to an
agreement reached late last night.
In a signed statement given to
the press following the conference,j

conscious of his actions on the
night of the Junior Hop just past.
"Brute" Simons, two-ton coach
of The Daily cage crew replied to
Thomas' statement with character-

istic modesty. His statement fol- FORTu iIY J UAKEZ
"Although our final lineup has (By Associated Press)
not yet been announced, it is' hurried preparations were made
understood on good authority that by government, soldiers to protect
"Slugger" Patrick, Lark, Yellit, Juarez from attack as a battle
Eskimo, "Blondy" Kline, "Chicken" appeared imminent.

"There are a lot of peculiar hob-
bies in the world," said Donal
Hamilton Haines of the Journal-
ism department, yesterday, "but I
claim that my favorite avocation
is unusually odd. I am one of
three men in this world that I
know of who collect lead soldiers;'
and by that I mean the ordinary
painted toy soldiers. H. G. Wells
has a very fine collection, I be-
lieve, so I consider myself in good
"The only other man I know of
who saves armies of this kind is a
gentleman I met several years ago
in a PMIh cinh.in Cl a,5.-... n

moment later I confirmed my sus-
picions and we struck up an ac-
quaintance, with lead soldiers as a
Other Haines hobbies are more
prosaic but none the less interest-
ing. Tennis is his favorite game,
and trout fishing runs a close sec-
ond. Duck shooting fills in be-
tween seasons and this year Mr.
Haines plans to shoot with a cam-
era instead of a gun. "I'm a bit
doubtful as to the results," he said
with a smile, "because I'm a no-
toriously bad photographer."
In his spare time which amounts

Kaufman, "Dead Eye'-' Monroe of{
Green Apple alley, Fierce Poison-
berg and several stars of the lower
editorial staff will be available for
The Daily lineup. It may further

A Mexican army officer delivered
a stirring address to the 27th b;.t-
talion of the Mexican army, de-
claring the rebels were advancing
on the city and that 3,000 loyal

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