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Vol. XXXIX, No. 103. ANN ARBOR, MICHIGAN, THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 21, 1929

EIGHT PAGES

FRATERNITY INITIATES 1GVERNGR DENIES THAT j Sir[o COUNCIL PICKS MICDY
STUDENTS,_INSTRUCTORI REGENTS PLAY POLITICSbL FOR VICE-PRESIDENCY
Initiation ceremonies at whichr (yAssociated ess) Ernest B. McCoy, '29, was elected
nine students and one faculty LANSING, Feb. 20.--Governor vice president of the student cun-
member were taken into SigmaNAT Fred W. Green took occasion to cii last night at the regular weekly
Delta Chi, national honorary pro- TfI"challenge reports that the Regents meeting to fill the vacancy left by
OF ROAD ENGINEER 'niesueit n nefclyALUM IIO E heoUivesitya[ePLANS OU[ALSTIERhepesdet f.h
fessional journalistic fraternity, of the University of Michigan a ethe withdrawal of Robert Warren,
OOAwere held at 3 o'clock yesterday in I HSG J in political alliances" in an address '29.
room 302 of the Union. The inita-I before the Republican state con-j Councilman David W. Wheeler,
2ion was followed by a banquet at vention here today. At the same I was chosen delegate to the
the Union last night. time he promised that the Univer-Mid-West Student conference to be
The principal speaker on the sity legislation would be treated __held Thursday, Friday and Satur-
SMOKER IS FIRST MEETING, banquet program was Robert Tarr, PLAY TO MAKE THREE WEEKS with utmost fairness and without Iday of this week in Cincinnati, .
THREE SESSIONS SET pmof Pontiac, national president of TOUR IN MICHIGAN, Ou'O 'regard to politics. iA HIAN D Eugene Easterly, '29E., was ap-
FOR TODAY Sigma Delta Chi, who spoke on the AND ILLINOIS Te . Sawyer of Hillsdaleand S OFFER PLANS pointed to the vacancy left by
fraternity as a national institution.t esigning President Paul J. Kern,
nThswh weeiiitdae ( KEL ' p Perry Shorts of Saginaw for Re-! ex-'29, on the advisory committee
AORAIsO EARLE PRESIDES sl A who weren'31itiad are: BO NEN, KELLY PLAY gents of the University, Webster H. RAIL MAP CHANGE SEEN of the Student Council which con-
A - s, , . Peare for superintendent of public 'siders disciplinary actions.
rGentry, '31, Pierce Rosenberg, '30,1 Stage-Lighting Artist Will Create instruction, Grover C. Gillman for New York entral, Pennsylvania, B. G G P r ' n
Dea Sdle o Eninerng olegeS.Cadel Sansn,'31 Grny Settings In. "Living Light" state highway commissioner, Louis, & 0. and Chesapeake Roads.l Gilmartin, '29E, and Frederick M.
Speaks Before State High- Williams, Jr,, '31, Edward L. War- With Color Organl H. Fead and Walter H. North for; To Control East I Asbeck, '29, will constitute a corn
way Men ner, Jr., '30, Lawrence R. Klein, '30, justices of the supreme court, Allen TC rEa mittee to recommend amendments
Frank E. Cooper, '31, and Lyle R. Announcement has just been M. Freelands of Grand Rapids form (By Asociatd Press)i to the constitution of the council
More than 300 participants in Chubb,'31. Wesley H. Maurer, of made by the Alumnae Council of the state board of education, and,[ WsO, F 2Se e, th ie o preetin sch di-
the fifteenth annual conference on the journalism department, was the engagement of Thomas Wil- W. P. Burkey of Cassopolis and . WASHINGTON, Feb. 2.-Sweep- with a view to preventing such dis-
made an honorary member. fred, noted stage-lighting artist, Clark F. Brody of Lansing for the ing recasting of the eastern rail- organization as recently occurred
highway engineering, sponsored by for a revival of Henrik Ibsens' "The state board of agriculture. road map, impending ever since when the president and vice presi
the College of Engineerg e ico- Vikings,' which was staged with general railroad consolidation be- dent resigned.
operation with the Michigan State such success in Hill auditorium this came a definite project, has now
Highway department and the Mich- 5,911n10 summer under the auspices of the T Dbeen completely outlined before the rg
Association of Road Commi Aummer Sessioa. Interstate Commerce Commission-
In addition to Thomas Wilfred.,L Acting almost simultaneously, the
sioners and engineers gathered lasti/ who will personally direct the pro- SKBaltimore and Ohio company and! U ANS WILL SPEA
night in the assembly hall of the duction as well as create the set- the Van Swearingen group'of rail-I
Union for the first meeting on the tings in "living light" with his road interests asked the commis-
program in the form of a smoker. famous color organ, the Clavilux. slon to approve programs for ex-
Presiding over the smoker was the performance will include Kath- tensive enlargement of the trans-O
Horatio S. Earle, first State High- 1Eight Coaches Plunge Over 25-Foot!erine Wick Kelly in the leading: portation system they now control.
way Commissioner of Michigan, Embankment Fear Injuries role of Hjordis, which she origin- Kirby Page Will Lecture for S. C.d The consummation of the plans
while Henry E.' Riggs, professor of FaaoFu ated in the summer production,: aeWl etr o .C h osmaino h ln niciig
h H ryE.ggr rfFatal To Foureds mn A. On "Personal Religion In the commission was asked to ap- Eng1e rWg. Medical And Graduate
civil engineering, and Dean Her- 'and Robert Hendeson as Sigurd. A Social World" prove will result in throwing vi-chools Will Be Topics
bert C. Sadler, of the Colleges of Road Tour Is Planned tually all the trunk line railroad Of Addresses
Engineering and Architecture; de- VICTIMS ARE ALL MINERS The production of "The Vikings" milea of the eastern quarter of
livered the addresses of the even- Ihas been booked for a tour of three ENDS SmAgE ONVENTON cthe eatNew England BROADCASTING IS TONIG
ing. An illustrated lecture entitled PEORIA Ill Feb 20 - weeks through Michigan, Illinois -into possession of four giant rail
PGlimpsesIof.South.America.and jan-d Ohio, and will open with twoI ossiolffurgatri
the lOient," was given ri byWl mine~s were killed, four so seriously jperformances, Thursday and Fi- Kirby Page, noted lecturer, and mergers. The two of these systems, F eat ing talks by deans of three
V. Alford, of Garrettsville, Ohio. hurt that they may die and about day evenings, March 14 and 15, in author; will-speak on "Personal Re- e Pennsylvania and e colleges of the University and a
Registration for the four-day 150 others suffered less severe in- tHill auditorium. Other cities O ligion in a Social World," at the Yo etlnow exis an wou musical program to be presented
conference which lasts through uries in a train wreck today. Fourhe itinera incd Deoi e all-campus student convocation to o i aed.I by the University School of Music
confea ren g whichlasterouhda uisiyatanwrc oay ortwo performances will be given in' PrThean S miendrp. l nor
Saturday morning began yesterday cars of an eight coach train of the Orchestra hall, Battle Creek, Grand be held on Sunday morning in Hill The PV Sweringen proposal Symphony orchestra, the cigh-1
afternoon W hie Transportation Peoria Terminal Railway company Rapids. Kalamazoo, Bay City, Flint, auditorium. The convocation will was presented to the commission teenth Michigan Night radio pro-
Library. While comparatively few plunged over a 25-foot embank- Rockford, Evanston and Lansing. be one of the closing events of the today while that of the B. and 0. gram c the current series will be
closingdof regteod ce ther- m t enh "The Vikings" has been given all-state convention being held here' was submitted yesterday. Their broadcast between 7 and 8 o'clock
pctled that more than 00 road 'Iof here. only two productions in America, on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, applications call for the creation I tonight from the new Morris hall
cmmissi onr han engineer will IThe rain, carryingabout750once last season at the Goodman Feb. 22, 23 and 24. About 15 col- of what amounts to two new railh
commissionersand engineers will The train, carrying about 750 theater in Chicago where it wasi leges in the state are expected to systems as great as the Pennsyl- studio th::ough WJR, the "Good
be i attendance at the meetings miners to work at the Crescent the greatest artistic and financial I send 200 delegates to the confer- vania and New York Central. Will Station" of the Richards Oak-
today and those which are to fol- Coal mines, 15 miles south of success that playhouse has ever ence, which is being sponsored by now operates about 5,000 miles of land company, Detroit. -I
low. Peoria, was proceeding at the rate 1jknown, and this past summer in the local Student Christian asso- line, proposed to acquire additional "The Graduate School of the
s Feature.of only 12 or 15 miles an hour, Ann Arbor where during the last ciation. rail mileage which would bring its University of Michigan" has been
' fpature .of the program, ac- miners and railroad officials said, 1week in July it drew audiences of Registration blanks will be . .- operated main line to the length of chosen as the title of the talk to
cording to Prof. R. L. Morrison, of when one of the coaches was over 8,000 people in three perform- ceived in Lane hall up to Friday 13814 miles, with an invested cap- be given by G. Carl Huber, Dean
the highway engineering depart-' thrown off the track by what ances. The brilliant work of Mr.! afternoon, the registration fee be- I ital of about $2,192,000,000. of that school. H-e will tell of the
ment, general chairman of the miners said was a broken rail and Wilfred with his color organ and ing $1.50. Chester C. Bennett, '29, To Acquire New Lines scope of the work undertaken by
affair, is the lecture to be given at broken "fish plate," the iron bar the extraordinary opportunities of vice-president of the S. C. A. headsi The Chesapeake and Ohio rail- the school and will tell of the ad-
8 o'clock Friday night in Hill audi- connecting the rails. ferred the actors by the play i- the committee in charge of ar- roads controlled by 0 . and M. G. vantages offered in the work of
toriui by Prof. William Herbert One car after another tumbled self are credited with the produo- nthat group.
Hobb , of the geology department. down the embankment with their IKon's usual success.r mPage is one of the leaderspem inaqureoleaseanh The second talk of the evening.
"Greenland Expeditions of the Uni- loads of from 60 to 75 miners each Stage Stars Ir Play ir P f the d entitled, "The Problem of the Eingi-
versity of Michigan," will be the until four cars were piled in the For the coming performances Mr in social movements of theWorlay. Tom r lines, some Van Sweringen ownedli ntled Poble of th Ei
subject of the lecture which will ditch, some of them almost upside Wilfred has added special lighting e edor o Wld Tor- and some not, to the result of be presented by Herbert C. Sadler
be illustrated with colored slides down, others on their sides. The effects with his color organ, es- row, a progressive puicaonde- coming a 13,000 mile rail system'I Dean of the Colleges of Engineer-
and motion pictures. fifth car left the tracks and slid pecially for the storm scene im the voted to international friendship with a capital inyestment of $2 ing and Architecture. The con-
The conference banquet will be part way down the bank but re- first act. In addition to Miss Kelly and world peace. Page is the au- 500,000,000. luding talk to be given by Dean
held at 6:30 o'clock tonight at the mained uprightand Henderson the cast will list' thor of many books dealing with Both petitions told the commis- Hugh Caboto be gen by
Uheld at 0:30h'clok tnigt at te m d uLester Luther in the part of the international affairs, including "An sion that if approval was given the is entitled "The Medical School."
Union, at which time W. W. Cox, In some of the cars were coal old warrior and Roman Bohnen, I American Peace Policy," and his interests concerned, they could ac-
president of the County Commis- heaters and one of them was set leading man at the Goodman the- latest, "Recent Gains in American quire the independent railroad The three talks are all distinctly
sioners and Engineers Association, afiire by an overturned stove. The ater, in his original role of Gun- Civilization." He has also collabor- properties desired. Both applicants, Michigan University topics, accord- the
Will preside. William M. Connolly, blaze was extinguished before it nar. Mr. Luther was in the Chi- ated with Sherwood Eddy on "Mak- in addition promised to take care ingto Prof. Waldo M. Abbot of the
of Grand Haven, will act as toast- ad spread to other cars but not cago production of "The Vikings" ers of Freedom," and "An American of short or weak railroads affecte gram manager and anouncer for-
master, and Mortimer E. Cooley, befoe a miner was probably fat where his rich baritone voice, no- Peace Policy" by their amalgamation to any x- the local studio, and should prove
!ean Emeritus of the Colleges of ally burned. He was pulled from tably in the famous chant of the __y te cmgmion dt e iter st o, all peroe
Engineering and Architecture, will the car by a companion last act, was one of the high lights tent the commission directedinteresting to all persons interested
be the guest of honor. An address The homes of 20 cf the men were Iof the performance. ih VER AGAIN CONFERS in the University. -
will e given by Grover C. Dil nearby and within a few minutes Seats for the production of "The WITH OUTGOING LEADERS BURSLEY GIVEN LEAVE The musical numbers, which will'
m h tHigh- scores of wives, mothers and chil- Vikings" in Hill auditorium on F EURDPEAM TRAVEL be given in the iterim betwecn
way Department, and James Scher-F dren were rushing frantically to March 14 and 15 will be scaled at the speeches, are to be presented
merhorn, of Detroit, will talk on the scene some facing the five be- .I.50, $1.75 and 50 cents. Mail or- (B Assoclmt iress) I by the University School of, Music
"Signs of the Times." Ilow zero weather without stopping ders are now being received at the WASHINGTON, Feb. 20.-Desir- Announcement was made yester- Symphony orchestra under the di--
Two Sessions Planned Today 'to don wraps. 1 Alumnae Council office, Room A. oius of assuring continuity In the day that J. A. Bursley, dean of stu- rection of Joseph E. Maddy, head
The session this morning will The first of the injured were Alumni Memorial hall, and will outgoing and incoming administra- dents, has been granted a leave of of the public school music depart-
nvne at 9.30 o-clock in roomI taken to the hospital in Peoria by shortly be placed on public sale. I tions, President-elect Hoover con- absence from the University for a ment of the University School of
34, west Engineering building with passing motorists. This fact add- - ferred at length at the Whit six months' tour of Europe. Dean Music. The orchestra is composed,
, over C. Dillman, presiding. The ed to the confusion of those hunt- MUSSOLINI APPROVES House today with President Cool- Bursley will be accompanied on the of more than student musicians,
speakers will include E. R.Ket- ing 'for relatives. One .hysterical- U . idge on government problems. The trip by -his wife and family. They who will fat be directors, pro-
dall, who will talk on the "Design woman heard the name ofhyerahus-I ROME-DALLAS FLIGHT interview was at Mr. Hoover's re- will sail about March 15. fessional musicians, or teachers of
of Corete aavin tue an ban cald of he dead quest but Mr. Coolidge fixed itE The work of the dean of students music.
oC. E. Foster, who win discuss the only to find him alive and onlya (by Associated Press) IIhour. will be carried on by the personnel The numbers which they ~will
efect of recent mix design and slightly hurt a few minutes later. ROME, Feb. 20.-In a fifteen I His conversation with Mr. Cool- of that office, no acting dean hav- play include "The Poet Symphony"'
control of field concrete. B. C. Tonight 40 injured men still minute chat this afternoon with { idge was supplemented later by an ing been appointed. by Tschaikowsky, "The Fynlandia
Tiney will speak on "Bituminous were in hospitals. About 100 others Col. W. E. Easterwood of Dallas, engagement with Secretary Kellog --- ';Tone Poem" by Sibelins, and ."The
Tieyd will speak onnrTexas, Premier Benito Mussolini of the state department, for a re- THE WEATHER Meiftersinger Overture" by Wag-
.etre ad for Macadam Roads,"had been treated for minor injuries ___ _ ,L_:.-_-- ,,,narff of nFfthirner. fFollowing the broadcast of

while the correlation of soil and and taken to their homes. Thoseja pve'-N-A iewo ign unalr. _-i hpormthe orchestra will be
pavement surveys will be explained j killed were William Brown, Lester prize of $25,000 for a flight from Mr. Hoover was received by Pres- e dowtow taom la at te'
by A. C. Benkelman. Jones, George Wilkinson, Cecil Rome to Dallas by way of New ident Coolidge in the White House Unsettled with rising temperature formal opening of the new First
Lewis M. Gram, professor of civil Walker and Charles Luthy, all York. The Italian statesman used proper and not in the executives probably snow Thursday; Friday, fNational Bank building at Main
residingin or near Peoria. Among strong coloquial English and offices. After remaining closeted local snows and colder. and Williams streets.
preside over the meeting at 1:30 those so seriously injured were seemed to take pride in is rehcent- about three quarters of an hour
o'clock this afternoon at which James Clak, Henry Zo u and ly acquired knowledge of that with the chief executive thepresiEU
time R. M. Sith,, deputy ministerI Henry Zmmei, language. dent-elect told the waiting repor- MIMES TO HOLD GALA DAY REUNION
of highways, Ontario, Canada, will tor that "general affairs of goveri- OF FORMER CAMPUS ENTERTAINERS
speaks on the subject'of "Highway NELSON HAILED BY EDUCATORS ASi met" had been discussed and re- I
Development in Canada." Another ENVOY OF PAN-AMERICAN GOOD-WILL rr he to the chief executi As the first step in reorgaiing make a study of old Michiganen=
lecture of importance will be the __for further enlightenment'.l and the planning of a new annual sians and other records in order to
one on "Highway Development n With the coming of Dr. Ernesto work at the University, and we program, initial steps were. taken gain the names of the members of
the Chicago metropolitan area' Nelson to Ann Arbor as head of cannot forget that the University by Mimes at its regular meeting, the original Union Opera club, a
gy ofe Kigoryginal lan the Argentine mission, there is a confe red in 1808 the honorary do- Eheld yesterday afternoon in the forerunner of the present organiz-
ager of the Chicago RegionalF lant tightening of bonds of friendship gree of LL.D. upon Domingo F. Sar-,-- Mimes theater, to bring back to' ation, and of the casts of "Culture,"
oing association. The enforcement between educators of the. North!minto who became president of Ar- Today is the last day during I the campus for one gala day, alum I"Michigenda," and others of the
and of the South, it was asserted gentine and who always held in ! which subscriptions for copies I ii members of the University who early productions. All of these men
discussed by P. J. Freeman, chief yesterday by prominent faculty highest esteem the degree that t heIof the 1929 Michiganensian can have had parts in building up the wil 'be invited back to Ann Arbor
engineer of the bureau of tests and members. Indicative of thesei University bad conferred upon be purchased for $5. The num- I Union Opera and other Mimes as the guests of the present body
specifications in Allegheny County, friendly ties between the two con- himi." ber of copies of the book to be 1 functions over the space of more and as many as can be enlisted
Pennsylvania. tinents Dr. Nelson has chosen I The biography of Dr. Nelson i, nihlisl e ill ePdetemied af- I 4-hnv nrp neecnve 1. wil he I ,if he (riven - .ni -Eni c, -,'f.
ub)iLhedw ll be etermine ai-" , 25 Th ~ n Y i PJe il Ve X, h' t r~k e t ~i

SPECIAL SOLO1IS
FOR MAYFESTI11VAL
BRESLAU, CROOKS AND HOFMAN
ARE INCLUDED AMONG
ARTISTS

PROGRAMS ARE ARRANGED
Chicago Symphony Orchestra To
Join Choral Union in Presenting
Four Evening Concerts
Twelve solosists as well as a
galaxy of other musical attractions
including the University Choral
Union and the Chiago Symphony
Orchestra will combine in present-
ing the annual May Festival which
will be presented this year on May
22, 23, 24, and 25 in Hill auditorium,
according to announcements made
yesterday by Charles A. Sink, presi-
dent of the University School of
Music. The May Festival this year
will climax the fiftieth season of
musical entertainment provided by
the University Musical society.
The festival will, as has been cus-
tomary, consist of four evening con,
certs, beginning Wednesday night,
with matinees on Friday and Sat-
urday afternoon. Prof, Earl V.
Moore of the School of Music, mu-
sical director of the entire series of
events, is in charge of working out
the programs and welding all the
respective talents of the artists
available into the complete unit to
be presented as the annual event in
musical circles.
Twelve Artists Announced
The soloists who have been en-
;aged for the May Festival include
S%,phie Breslau, Richard Crooks,
Lawrence Tibbett, Jeanette Vree-
land, Barre Hill, Efrem Zimbalist,
Edith Masop, Josef Hofman, Ma-
rian Telva, Paul Althouse, Richard
Bonnelli, and William Gustafson
The temporary program arranged
'by Professor Moore provides for a
miscellaneous artist program Wed-
nesday night. Participatlig e
concert will be Sophie Bresiau, pop-
ular contralto, Richard Crooks,
eminent American tenor, and the
Chicago Symphony orchestra with
Frederick Stock conducting.
Wolf-Ferrari's "Newlife" and ti
Brahm's "Requiem," will be pre-,
sented at the Thursday night con-
cert. The Choral Union and the
Chicago Symphony orchestra will
combine with the soloists, Lawrence
Tibbett, distinguished baritone, and
Jeanette Vreeland, well known ora-
torio singer, who will make her Ann
Arbor debut at that time, in the
program for the second night,
Friday afternoon, there will be
the children's concert, accompanied
by the Chicago Symphony orches-
tra, added to the soloist work of
Barre Hill, a product of the Uni-
versity school of music and well
known baritone,, and Efrem Zim-
balist, able Hungarian violinist.
Artists' Night Is Friday
The annual artists' night will be
celebrated on Friday night hi the
Iprogram of events for the May
Festival. Edith Mason, primactn-
na, wife of the distinguished direc-
tor, Polacco, of the Chicago Civic
Opera company, will play her first
Ann Arbor engagement; in addi-
tion, there will be the Chicago
Symphony Orchestra with Fred-
erick Stock conducting.
Saturday afternoon the orches-
tra and Josef Hofman, renowned
Russian pianist, will fill the pro-
urday night will be Saint-Saens,
gram. The final presentation Sat-
"Samson and Delilah" in which the
Choral Union. the Chicago Sym-
phony Orehcsra, Professor Moore
conducting, Marion Telva, con-
tralto, Paul Althouse, tenor, Rich-
ard Bonelli, baritone, and William
Gustaf son, bass, will participae.
Further details regarding the
procuring of seats and other nat-
ters will be announced in tie near
future, according to Sink.
ADELPHI HOUSE VOTES
FOR CALVIN COOLIDGE
In consideration of the fact that
the two greatest problems con-
fronting the nation today are the
disposition of old razor blades and
old p r e s i d e n t s, the Adelphi

- House of Representatives voted in
the affirmative on, Resolved: that
Dr. Calvin Coolidge be the next
1 president of the University of
Michigan.
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Freshimen or Sonhomore En-

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"Argentine Education as Seentthat of a leader in the field of e:lu-
Through North American Eyes" for cation, it was asserted. After grad-}
the topic of his address at 4 o'clock uation from the University of La;
this afternoon in Natural Science Plata, he came to Columbia uni-
auditorium, it has been announced. versity, New York, whcrc he spe- I

ter today's sale and will be but
slightly in excess of the number
of orders already received by the
'Ensian staff.
The price of the few unor-

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semi-public in character, since it the brand of entertainment that'
will call for a re-staging of the made them famous during their un-
State Street Follies, once famous dergraduate days. The program
for its original satire on campus will be in charge of Daniel H. Buell,
events and charaeters. and if nos- '30, and . Arthur Hinklev. '29. Ar-

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