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Vol. XXXIX, No. 101. ANN ARBOR, MICHIGAN, TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 19, 1929

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THOMAS TO0 SPEAK

HERE TONIGHT ON
LECIUR[PROGRAM
FULFILLS CONTRACT BROKEN
BY MADAME SUN YAT-SEN
WHO WAS TO APPEAR
HAS HAD VARIED CAREER
Motion Pictures Will Be Shown To

Author-Adventurer PURDUE S W A M P S
Is Attraction Here! INDIANA,_30 TO 16
(B~y Associated Press)
I 1111~~LFA YETTE, Ind., Feb. 8-Pr
due defeated Indiana, 30 to 16,
in wecster'n Conference basketball
game tonight and thereby remained
Ten title. The Purdue offense was
led by "Stretch" Murphy and Har-
:: meson who showered the Indiana
basket in the last period.
Indiana presented a strong of-
fense in the first period and by
close guarding held Purdue to 13
to 10 in the first half. In the sec-
ond period Purdue opened up with
a crashing offensive that bewilder-
"Sr{" edIndiana. McCracken, Indiana,
played a strong game on both de-
fense and offense, and kept hisl
team in the running for the greater1
part of the game.

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BADGERS DEFEAT
RAOWILDCATS, 37 TO 23
MADISON, Feb. 18.--Wis-consin
HIT AND DEFNdm into the undisputed lead
inteWestern Conference basket-
ballce tonight by routing North-
western, 37 to 23, as Illinois de-
PROHIBITON LA jWfeated Michigan.ha
ously defeated Purdue and Michi-
gan, in successive games to scram-
SENATORS FROM M I S SO U R I ble the race, was no match for the
AND IDAHO DISCUSS rangy Badgers, who started slow
BOTH SIDES but finished fast. Wisconsin led
at the half, 19 to 8.
LINDBERGH VISITS HOUSE1 Coach Walter Mednwell switched
(his starting lineup and changed his
House Busies Itself With Minor team style of play from the criss-
Matters To Clear Up cross to a long passing attack-a
0111v in ; tlp tha ealt h11T~c"

rSCRPPING ILLINI SNAICH GAME

FROM WOLV[RIN ES IN OVERTIME
PERIOD B COUNT O211O 24

Wisconsin

Victory Over Northwestern Leaves

Badgers In Undisputed
Of First Place

Possession

Illustrate Activities of
Lawrence and Allenby
Lowell Thomas, worlcd, traveler,
editorial observer, and well-known
author, will appear at 8 o'clock
tonight in Hill auditorium as the
sixth feature of the 1928-1929 Ora-
torical Association lecture course,
fulfilling the contract of Madame
Sun Yat-Sen who was originally
scheduled to appear on the course
but who was forced to cancel her
engagement here and return to
China to attend the re-burial of
her husband.
Thomas, now in his early thir-
ties, has already experienced a mostl
amazing career of romantic travel
and adventure. He has explored
Alaska, has been a star reporter on
metropolitan dailies, a college pro-
fessor, and a literary free lance
writer.
Only American Observer
Lowell Thomas was the only
American observer with Lawrence
in his mysterious Arabic campaign#
and with General Allenby in Pales-"
tine. It was while a member of
the staffs of these great leaders
that he was enabled to gather the,
material which forms the basis of
his lecture which he will give to-
night, entitled, "With Lawrence In
Arabia and Allenby in Palestine."
Remarkable motion pictures and
stills taken on these missions will
be used in illustrating the lecture.
Thomas came to know Britain's
famous general intimately and
brings a vivid, gripping picture of
Lawrence and his superhuman
achievement in raising an army ofI
200,000 Bedouinr4 in the ArabianC
desert. His pictures of the con-
quest with Allenby in freeing the
Holy Land from the Turks are con-
sidered by many to be the finest
battle films ever shown .
In his spare time, Mr. Thomas'
has written several best sellers,I
among which "With Lowrence in
Arabia," and .'The Sea Devil," are
probably the best known.
A Noted Speaker
Not only as an author and adven-
turer has Mr. Thomas become
noted, but he is reputed to be one
of the ablest speakers in Amer-
ica today. His pictoral record of
events in Arabia and other travels
have been endorsed by over 4,000,-
000 people who have heard him
speak during the course of the past
ten years.
Tickets for the Madame Sun Yat-'
Sen lecture will be used for thisI
lecture it has-been announced by
the Oratorical Association. Single
admission tickets at $1.00 each for
this one appearance may be obtain-
ed at Slater's book store or at the
box-office in Hill auditorium, which:
will be open at 7 o'clock tonight.'
The entire right section of the main
floor and a portion of the balcony:
has been set aside for holders of
these tickets.
Will Hold Tryouts
For Forensic Teams

Lowell Thomas TO B
Noted author, adventurer, and'
lecturer who will speak tonight in Registration
Hill auditorium as the sixth feature i Program
of the current Oratorical Associa- Engi
tion lecture series.

Begins Tomorrow For
Under Auspices Of
neering College

quesionsu syie La an aaNortnwestern com-
pletely baffled. Wisconsin's de-
Bim Associatcd Press) fense was particularly impregnable
WASHINGTON, Feb. 18.-Pho- and not until several substitutes
hibition was assailed and defended had entered the lineup near the
in the Senate today by Reed of end of the game did Northwest-
Missouri and Borah' of Idaho, re- rh gper offensive break
spectively, but the verbal pyro-t
technics there found no reflection
in the House. That branch dealt
with proposals for new laws and
made headway in the attempt to!
clear up minor matters which must
be acted on within the next two Ts
weeks.6
Many citzens as usual visited the
iapa on businsbtnn t-II- C N I

By Henn Molden
(Sports Editor Daily Illini)
CHAMPAIGN, Ill., Feb. 18.-Michigan's league leading
basketball team dropped a game to a scrapping Illini crew here to-
night in an overtime game 27 to 24 after the score was tied at
twenty all when the regulation time ended.
Illinois abandoned the slow breaking tactics employed hereto-
fore this' season and started the game with a long bombardment of
.he Michigan goal which began to pay dividends so that Illinois
ed 6 to 0 at the end of 10 minutes of play.
The Illinois defense even outshone the vaunted Wolverine
guarding, only Captain McCoy being able to pierce it for any decent
shots.
So tight was the play of both teams that not a point was
'dcored fnr the last six minutes of

,CLUB TO PRESEN
"TAKE MY ADVICE"!

BANQUET TO BE FEATURE
Registration for the fifteenth
annual conference on Highway
Engineering will begin at 2 o'clock
tomorrow afternoon in the Trans-
portation Library on the first floor
of the East Engineering building,
and will be followed by an inspec-
tion trip of the engineering labora-

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tracted so munhattenion as Co-
onel Charles A. Lindbergh. He talk-
ed about airmail between this
country and Latin America with
Representative Kelly, Republican,
Pa.; and about promotion stand-
ards for army air officers with Rep-
resentative Furlow, Republican,
Minn.

Comedy Club Will Present "T'aketories. The conference is being held
My Advice" In Five Day Run under the direction of the College
Beginning Tonight of Engineering in co-operation with
the Michigan State Highway depart-'
ment and the Michigan Associa-.
DIRECTED BY DOUGALL tion of Road Commissioners and
Engineers.
Comedy club's presentation of The feature of the four day pro-
"Take My Advice," Elliott Lester's gram which begins tomorrow after-
popular comedy, will open its run noon and lasts through Saturday
tonight at the Mimes theater and will be the informal banquet to be
will play each night through Sat- held at 6:30 o'clock Thursday night
urday. in the Assembly hall of the Union.
The cast of eight includes many A smoker has been planned for
players who have been seen in past m7:y30 o'clock Wednesday night i
campus productions. Those who th Assembly hall of the Union,
comprise the group playing "Take while meetings, morning, afternoon
My Advice" are Alfred Faster '29, and evening have been scheduled
Elizabeth McCurdy '29F Robert for Friday and Saturday. The con-
Adams '30, Tom L. Yates '29E, vention will close after the meet-
Thurston Thieme '29, Jeanette Dale ing scheduled for 9:30 o'clock Sat-
'31, Florence Tennant '30 and urday morning.
Ch- rles Peake '29Ed. All meetings are to be held in
The story is one which was re- jroom 348 of the West Engineeringj
ceiv ed very well when originally building, except the Friday night
presented. It deals with the ef- session in Hill auditorium at which
forts of a psychology professor en- Prof. William Herbert Hobbs, of the
deavoring to save the fortunes of geology department, will deliver an
a family from the clutches of an illustrated lecture on the "Green-
oil stock swindler type salesman. land Expeditions of the University
Other interwoven plots and ro- of Michigan." Both colored slides
mances add to the action of the and motion pictures will be shown.
production. 1 with this talk which will also in-
The entire production has been clude an account of the rescue of
produced under the direction of the Rockford fliers.
Thomas J. Dougall '28, who for sev-
eral years was prominently identi- Dr. Brooks Will Not
fled with activities in dramatic.
fields. Consider Presidency
DAILY TRYQUTS (By Aso hkted Vress)
j COLUMBIA, Mo., Feb. 18.-Dr.
Second semester freshmen jStratton D.ABrooks, presideDt of
who are scholastically eligible the University of Missouri, men-
and who were unable to attend tioned today in press dispatches
j yesterday's meeting of candi- Ifrom Ann Arbor to the Detroit
dates for The Daily editorial Free Press as one of several pos-
staff may tryout by reporting sible successor's to Dr. Clarence
I at 3 o'clock any afternoon this Cook Little as president of the Uni-
I week in The Daily offices in the i versity of Michigan, said here sev-
I Press building, on Maynard cral days ago he would not consider
I street. ! an offer of the Michigan presi-
o o dency~
UNTERMEYER GIVES ROBERT FROST
FIRST PLACE AMONG MODERN POETS

Confirm Nomination
The Senate confirmed the nom-
ination of Representative Garrett!
of Tennessee, as a member of thef
cou, t of customs appeals while its;
judiciary committee referred to a
I sub-committee for consideration of
the nomination of former Senator
Lenroot of Wisconsin, to be a mem-
ber of the same court.
SOfthe legislative proposals dealt
with by the House, most were sec-
s tional interest. Supporters of a1
bill to p.ovide for a survey of the
Columbia basin in the Pacific
northwest made an unsuccessful
effort to suspend the rules and pass i
a bill to authorize such a survey.I
The measure, however, may bef
called up later.
WASHINGTON, Feb. 18.---Two
masters of oratory-Jim Reed of
' Missouri and William E. Borah of
Idaho-took opposing sides in the
Senate today and for three and a
half hours spoke to a tensely listen-
ing chamber on the problems of'
prohibition.
Reed denounced the law in a con-
tinuation of the speech he began
' on Saturday. Borah made a
thundering appeal for law enforce-.
ment. -Neither was interrupted and
the promise of thrust and counter-
thrust which had filled the gal-
leries faded as the Missourian
walked over to the seat of the sen-
ator from Idaho at the end of the
discussion and warmly grasped his,
hand.
Division Of English
To Sponsor Three
Act Play Contest
Announcement iof ja three act I
play contest in which all regularly
enrolled students in the University
will ! be eligible to compete was
made yesterday by the Division of
English.
The plays will be due not later
than noon of Friday, April 19, 1929,
I and they will be judged and the
winner announced by Thursday,,
I April 25, 1929.The winning play will
receive public production by Play
Production, according to Valentine
B. Windt, director.
All plays to be submitted should
j be handed in. without the name of!
Ithe author to the office of the rhe-
toric department. With the play
i ere should be an envelope on
I which is written the title of thel
play and inside of which is a paper
divulging the name of the author.
Final results of the one-act play
contest recently held by the Divi-

OfEroeAtT-- g' A r iiThe hsyWleie tlzc
Became Favorite In Many Capitols the second half.
Of Europe At The Age Of The husky Wolverines utilized
' Thirteen I[[ lJ Dtheir height to take control of the
ball but lost it frequently when
' they took too many steps or a dou-
WAS TRAINED BY beUBAY e dribble. The smaller Illini had
a disconcerting way of bobbing up
Yelly d'Aranyi, distinguished in unexpected places and snagging
Hungarian woman violinist, will the overhead Michigan passes
deliver a concert at 8:15 o'clock to- Saul Jaffe, '21 Foremost Amer- while the Illinois bounce pass
morrow night in Hill auditorium as ican Exponent Will Discuss worked well.
one of the regular concerts on theNg Chapman Scores
Choral Union concert series. New LanguageChapman opened the overti
Miss d'Aranyi has been trained-,-period with a beautiful looped shot
by Hubay, one of the best known P OS'FERS ARE ON EXHIBIT but this was nullified a moment
violinists of all time. She is a' ---- later by Harper who scored his first
grand-neice of Joseph Joachim, Saul J. Jaffe, '21, one of the fore- field goal of the game here. He
who has often been termed "the most proponents of the Esperanto followed it a moment later with a
prince of fiddlers." The story of movement in the United States to- beauty from out near the center
her beginning as a violinist began f day, will ifcture at 4:15 o'clock of the floor. Rose fouled Johnny
when she was six years old. Ap- this afternoon in Natural Science How and he converted the point so
paconcertne day with i siste ha auditorium on, "Esperanto, The the Illini led, 25 to 22. Mills
exclaimed enthusiastically that she International Auxiliary Language dribbled in for a close shot to finish
was deserving of immediate atten- of the World." Jaffe has consider- the Illini scoring. Still scrapping,
tion in order that her latent abil- able success in the conduction of Michigan scored on a tip in shot
ities be developed. courses in that language at Flint, by Orwig in the scramble following
From then on Miss d'Aranyi pro- where he resides. a free throw when Harper made a
gressed rapidly. She proved an Jaffe's lecture wilt treat -the be- foul.
outstanding triumph at her first ! ginnings, developments, and pres- The score at the half was 9 to 7,
public appearance in Vienna at the ent standing of Esperanto as a sec- in favor of Illinois and the statis-
age of thirteen. She became a k ond or auxiliary language which tician reports that Illinois made. 3
great favorite in European capitols has for its purpose not the replac- of 24 shots while Michigan made
and such distinguished composers ing of national tongues, but supple- 2 of 25. Illinois increased its lead
as Vaugn Williams, Ravel, and Bola menting them. Esperanto today to 16-11 when Kanitz went in for
Bartok have all dedicated works to has grown to be one of the most Big Joe Truskowski, who was kept
her. important languages in Europe and tied in a knot during the entire
A special program has been ar- lis so widely used that many large , evening by the close guarding of
ranged for tomorrow night's con- I business concerns employ it almost "Gaga" Mills. Kanitz helped the
cert. Among the numbers Mips'entirely to the exclusion of nation- cause considerably and in a mo-
d'Aranyi has chosen to interpret al languages. ment the score was tied at 16-16,
are included "Ciaconna" by Vitali, 1 As an added feature of interest, a basket by Rose and free throws
"Tzigaine" by Ravel, Bach's "An- Jaffe has sent a complete exhibit by Orwig and Kanitz doing the
dante, C Major" and "Gavotte, E of Esperanto literature to the Uni- trick.
Major," and the "Hungarian versity, including grammars, die- Michigan Takes Lead
Dance," by Brahms and Joachim- tionaries, posters, advertising mat-
Charles A. Sink, president of the ter, bulletins printed during the McCoy teninues good work
University School of Music, who is W l a ymn ainanm and after ten minutes of struggle
UnivaeiySho of M hrlUicwon-s World war by many nations, a num- in the second half, Michigan took
in charge of the Choral Union con ber of periodicals printed ,wholly
cet ttdysedythat he isI prill nEpeatan a-the lead for the first time, 18 to 17.
paentsc sated yestedayh arasranto, n ar How tookka short shot to put the
particularly anxious that patrons ous matter which uses Esperanto p liibc nth edadDr
arrive early in order that they may as a tongue which will reach an added a freenthrow, elosely follo
the concert. Much cofusion and almost unlimited number of people. ed by Chapman's field goal before
thecocet.Muh onusonan This exhibit is now on display in th crn
unnecessary annoyance has been th lobbot ibrar the scoring doldrums hit both
caused in the past by late-corners,!e yoy. ,teams.
according to Sink. The Michigan team looked as if it
_.A.oA;)BASKETBALL SCORES had had too much basketball, sev-
GARGOYL STAFF AND TY eral of the cagers wilting notice-
OUTS: '; Illinois, 27; Michigan, 24. ably the last few moments.
T e ba lrPurdue, 30; Indiana, 16. Johnny How was the high scorer
T Wisconsin, 37; Northwestern, 23. for Illinois with four field goals and
meeting of the stall and try- I' two free throws. Mills was next inz
outs at 4:30 this afternoon. Marquette, 19; Detroit, 14. ne th our field goas Captan
Philip Crane, Editor. Minnesota, 37; Iowa, 22. ' McCoy led the Wolverines with four
0--------- -- ---- o Ohio State, 35; Chicago, 31. jfield goals, and was the only Wol-
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MICHIGAI WILL CONDUCT of the form that advance notices
I C ANENSIAN CT had led the fans to expect. A ca-
CAMPUS SALES CAMPAIGN TODAY Ipacity crowd of seven thousand
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Preliminary tryout,, for the 'Var- Any relating of the events or Close on his heels, if not along
sity debating teams will be held at conversation of an interview with with him, would come Edward Ar-
1' o'clock this afternoon in room Louis Untermeyer must, of neces- lington Robinson, Edna St. Vincent
3209 Angell Hall, it was announced sity,depart from the usual quota Millay, and Robinson Jeffers. The
by Carl G. Brandt, of the Speech tions of dry fact which the man last of these," he remarked, "has
faculty, who is in charge of the has gleaned through years of more vitality than any of the
debating work this semester. study. Caught by a Daily report- other.
All students desiring to tryout er in a very informal mood, Mr. Mr. Untermeyer went from this
for the teams are requested to be Untermeyer was most gracious and serious discussion into an enthusi-
prepared to give a five minute enthusiastic in replying to ques- i astic defense of the use of puns in
speech on either side of the prop- tions he was asked. speech and poetry. He contended
osition: Resolved, that a judge, In the brilliant manner in which that the gentlemen who shudder
or board of judges, should be sub- only a man of his genius could be at the use of puns "only wish they
stituted for the jury in all trials casual, Mr. Untermeyer discussed had made it before the other guy."
throughout the United States. the outstanding poets of the pres- He emphasized his adherance to
Thisn patinn will h ennsidered in ent days. "It is difficult," he be- puning by saying that because Carl

Members of the staff of the 1929 'placed on display in the windowsl
Michiganensian will conduct their of a number of stores near the
concluding sales campaign on the campus. These covers, the editors
campus beginning today and con- claim, will serve to give the stu-
tinuing through tomorrow and dent body an idea of the quality
Thursday. 'Ensian pledge cards of workmanship which is going into
will be accepted during the cam- the book. -
paign as the equivalent of $1 to- I The interior of the book is plan-
wards the price of the book which reed to harmonize in color and de-
is $5 g sign with the scheme employed in
Following the closc of the canm- preparation of- the cover. Division

BOX SCORE
Michian (24) FG.
Orwig, f.............2
Truskowski, f.......,.. 0
Kanitz, f . ....... . . . ... 0
Chapman, c. ........., 2
McCoy (C) g. ....... 4
R oase, g . ............ 9
Totals . . .. ..... . .. ., . . 9

FT. PF.
2 0
2 2
1 1
0 1
0 1
1 2

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