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Vol. XXXIX. No. 85.




ON tI1UIOPOL IUH 1lbOne School Is Completed And Two OF VALUABLE PRINTS
urm" unnlill lloIin 11rVT More Will Finish Next


Ratification Of Kellogg-Briand Treaty
To Renounce War Is Lauded By Reeves,

i Ratification of the Kohl rLcr-

ncfTt i q a. nxripa t grtn1a1'rc the

Ntw wmmin Ntxi



The President, However, Opposes
Time Clauses Which Chairman
Hale Insists On
(By Associatcd Press)
WASHINGTON, Jan. 15.-The
Senate turned today to the other
side of the cruiser-treaty contro-
versy when advocates of the bill for
the construction of 16 new warships
took the offense in an attempt to
win for their measure approval'
.similar to that given the Kellogg
treaty to renounce war.
Waiting, however, for the oppor-
tunity to make a determined fight
against the construction of the
proposed 15 cruisers and oneair-
craft carrier was a formidable
group of Senators who hope to de-
feat the bill, or at least materially
reduce the number of cruisers to
be authorized.
Democrat Aids Administration
Equally determined to keep the
measure intact was Chairman Hale,
of the Senate naval affairs com-
mittee, who was given support in
the opening debate today by a
Democrat, Senator Swanson of
Virginia, who aided the administra-
tion in its fight for ratification of
the Kellogg pact.
Construction of the new ships
has the active support of President
Coolidge who repeatedly has given
expressions to a desire for the
authorization of additional war-
craft. The President, however, hasf

aiuraay U A E n i
Registration in the School of1
Education was completed yester-
day, while election of courses in LATEST GIFTS OF ALUMNUS'
the College of Literature, Science ARE FOR NEW LEGAL
and the Arts, and the School of RESEARCH LIBRARY
Forestry and Conservation will
continue until Saturday. Although G T FROM G I ' ME
classification has been finished in UIT FROM 'iVE iJHJME
the first school mentioned, com-
plete enrollment figures for the Collection Valued At $60,000 Will,
second semester of the present Consist Of 3 Tapestries And
year are as yet unavailable. 28 Old English Prints
Freshmen were classified on
Monday of this week, while Tues- Announcement has been made of
day was reserved for those who the gift to the Lawyers' club of a
had signed at least three slips in- rare collection of tapestries and
dicating their intentions of con- English prints from the home of3
tinuing courses during the coming W. W. Cook, the donor of the
term. Wednesday was reserved for Lawyers' club, Martha Cook dormi-
those who had signed two of the tory, and more recently, a million
slips and today's appointments are and a quarter dollars for a legal
for those who have signed one of research library which will be a
the papers. Friday and Saturday continuation of the Lawyers' club
will be open to students who fail- building.
Registration nor all except en- The collection consists of three
tering students in the literary col- tapestries and 28 .prints which are'
lege will be completed Saturday valued at approximately $60,000.
afternoon. Registration of new The most valuable of these tapes-
students will be held during the tries is an example of Gothic art
first week of February, at which and depicts a huntsman with a
time the Recorder's office will be falcon perched on his wrist. This
open for this work. piece alone is worth about $20,000.1
The other two pieces are of the
,Renaissance period, but still show
SMITH'the same brilliant colors that are
'ADVIES P-RT11necessary for the atppreciation of
,the scenes. One of these latter two
tapestries is a grotesque picture of
a member of the lion family, and
was probably fashioned from the
description of travelers if not from
Party Government Needs Militant the imagination of the artist. The
Minority Party To Function, body is well portrayed, but the!
Says Ex-Candidate head is entirely out of proportion
to the limbs. One of these latter
ASKS FOR CONTRIBUTIONS two pieces is valued at $12,000 and
the Gother at $18,000.
The Gothic ta~nestrv is to be hungI

Briand peace treaty, secured with- universal adoption of the policy of
out reservation in the Senate arbitration."
The second section of the coven-
Tuesday by a vote of 85 to 1, has ant, according to Professor Reeves,
terminated a period of vigorous is of more importance than the
debate and anxiety in political first, which is a renunciation of
circles. war as an instrument of interna-
According to congressional at- I tional policy. Article II is an
I taches, there has not been as agreement between the United
great a volume of petitions sub- States and about fifty other coun-j
mitted in favor of any measure in tries to settle disputes by, pacific
the last ten years. The galleries means.
were packed with enthusiasts and "The machinery for satisfactory
representatives of political organ- conciliation is already in exist-
izations throughout the country. ence," stated Professor Reeves.
This tremendous popular support "All that remains is to make use
was visualized as the real force of of that machinery whenever the
the treaty by Senator William E. occasion demands it," he advo-
Borah, who sponsored it. cates.
In commenting upon the ratifi- The treaty was accompanied by
cation, Professor Jesse S. Reeves a report of the Senate Foreign
of the political science department Relations committee which was
expressed great satisfaction at the construed to be an interpretation
[action taken by the upper house of the document rather than any
in passing the measure without i suggestion of reservation o
reservation. l amendment. The report express-
"I am glad that they have done led the opinion that the "right of
it," said Professor Reeves. "It self defense is in no way impair-
would have been a calamity if the ed" by the treaty, and that the
pact had not been approved, be- United States "regards the Mon-
cause such action would have put ; roe Doctrine as part of its system
the United States in an ugly posi- of national defense."
tion." Professor Reeves explained that
"The treaty is of great signifi- the committee's report would be
cance," he continued, "because it of little importance, inasmuch as
is a promise to settle all interna- it would not be officially commu-
tional disputes by peaceful meth- icated to foreign nations.

(By Associated Press)
LANSING, Jan. 15.-The question
of locating a tuberculosis hospital
in Ann Arbor may come up again
in the present legislature. I
Governor Green, in connection
with his income tax plan, proposed
a $750,000 appropriation for tu-
bercular institutions. Of this, he
said, about $500,000 should go with
a hospital in Ann Arbor were cases
could be brought for classification 1
and in some instances treatment.
From Ann Arbor they could ber
apportioned to the Howell sanitar-
ium or perhaps to the Veterans'
Hospital at Camp Custer an ad-
ministrative board committee rec-
ommended a year ago making the
latter a state tubercular institu-,
The 1927 legislature appropriateds
funds for a hospital in Ann Arbor,
but it was vetoed by Gov. Green. r
The proposal was sponsored by Dr.
James Upjohn of Kalamazoo, af
House member then and a Senator l
now. He again will urge the es-
tablishment of an institutition at
Ann Arbor.
By other improvements provided T
by the governor in his special rev- 1
enue plan the hospital is depend- I
ant upon the legislature's action
towards finding additional funds.X

Nadine Stewa
Dora Vane
bating team c
trio represent
sity in a hart
night in Hil

rt, Ollie Backus, And
Aenberg Compose
bate Team
women negative de-
defeated the negative
ing Indiana Univer-
d fought debate last
1 auditorium. Prof.


asked elimination of a clause pro- (By Staff Correspondent) intminong -- th -Lawyers,
viding that the ships shall be laid Pausing half an hour in front of in the main lounge of the Lawyers
down within five periods. This the microphone last night before club and the other two to the walls
promis' known as the time leaving on his first real vacation of the main entrance. The prints,
clause, the retention of which is in- in 25 years of public life, ex-Gov- which have a total value of ap-
sisted uponrby Chairman ,Hale and ernor Alfred E. Smith appealed to proximately $7,000 will be hung inf
some.other advocates of the bill Ithe nation to wipe out his party's I the basement lounges.
The principal opposition to the campaign d'flcit and maintain anj
construction of the ships is expect- active organization. Conrad Will Appear
ed from a group of western sena- Contrary to expectations he did A o a Dinner
tors, including Norris, of Nebraska, not mention or reply to the plea norary
Brookhart of Iowa, and Frazier of of the new Democratic floor whip
North Dakota, Republicans, and of the House that the Smith-Tam- For Prof. Lawrence C. Conrad,
King ofF , a emocra. m yan wing' of the party be repudi- former professor ' in the rhetoric
Filibuster Uncertain acd department of the University, the
Th ropsofr a gvn o Speaking of the Democratic party Michigan Author's association.
The group so far has given no Sehing wh I have vry which is meeting at the Battle
notice of an intention to filibuster as "Something which I have very Creek sanitarium, Battle Creek.
against the measure, but it is prob- much at heart," Governor Smith will give a special reception pre-
able that they will be sufficiently deplored its tendency to function vious to the dinner on Satu-day
strong to postpone a final vote for only six months in every four night, Jan. 26.
some time. years. "It is the responsibility of Professor Conrad was elected toj
The cruiser bill has been passed the minority party," he said, "to head this organization at its Lan-
by the House and will go directly remam active and militant if party sing meeting last fall. There are
to 'President Coolidge if no Sen- I government is to function. The several Ann Arbor residents who are
ate changes be made. Should the people wish to know whether they members of the organization among
bill be altered, however, a con- ;cast their votes in the best inter- which Professor Conrad numbered3
ference would be necessary and ests of the country, and they can- previous to his resignation lastI
there then would be a danger of not find out by relying on the spring. He is now serving as head
the conference report being caught ;publicity of the party in power.. of the English department at John
in a last minute legislative jam in "People read in the Republican Burroughs school, St. Louis, Mo.
the Senate. press that the Boulder Dam issue
Taking up the cause of the ad- is settled, but find nothing on the Dry Investigation
ministration, Senator Swanson important question of who isto
asked approval of the bill. He own and operate the power plant. Planned By Hoover!
argued its approval would tend to They read that farm relief is to be
accelerate further discussion of the settled next session, and think that (By Associated Presa)
naval armament limitation, and I the thing has become an accom-{ W A S H I N G T 0 N. Jan. 15.-- -A
thereby prevent a warship building plished fact. The dark years of far-reaching investigation of all
hraisedbetwenthe Unasited States American history from 1921 to 1924 phrases of prohibition is planned by
and Great Britain. are an. indication of what can take President-elect Hoover early in hisI
_nd__r__tBr___m. place of an active minority party. administration. His views were
"The party should be responsible outlined today to prominent lead-
to the rank and file. The people ers in the almost continuous wet
should not allow a few large con- and dry controversy in the Senate
tributors to wipe out the campaign who were told that he proposed to
deficit, for it would tend to place appoint a non-partisan commis-
too much power exactly where it sioner to conduct an inquiry and
should not be-in the hands of the to make recommendations as it
few." might deem advisable.
Attempt To Be Made To Retrieve Governor Smith announced that The scope of the investigation
Materials Which Have Not Ithe Democratic National headquar- would be almost unlimited, with
Been Damaged ters, New York City, is sending out the commissioncareully studying
copies of his speeches. the Volstead act.
Mr. William Carlson of the staff1
of the University Greenland ex- "Hon or System In New University College
pedition at Mt. Evans, Greenland,
who is at Mt. Evans now, has been Is Worth Trying," Declares Dean Bursley
instructed by Prof. William Herbert
obbs of the geology department, "The honor system of conducting school disciplinary measures made
director of the expeditions, by I examinations and doing general necessary by the breaking of the
means of the local radio station, types of written work is certa pledge of honor, are considered by
make a dog-sled trip to the Greater tyefwitnwokI etil a committee, numbered among the
Rockford, the plane abandoned on worth trying in the University Col- members, of which are several stu-
the ice by the Rockford flyers last nlege," said J. A. Bursley, dean of dents. The system has worked out
summer. students, yesterday, commenting there in a satisfactory manner ac-
Carbon, accompanied by a na- upon the advisability of introduc- cording to the members of the
tive eskimo, will attempt to re- ing the honor system in the new committee. Success is also claimedj
trieve from the plane the naviga- University project which is sup- for the honor system as an insti-
tion instruments, propeller blade-s posed to go into effect in the fall tution at the University of Virginia,
and any other material which has I of 1929. where it applies in all departments.
not been damaged and which can "I believe in the honor system if "In order that the system will
be carried back to Mt. Evans. It is j it works. But the question which work out to our satisfaction at the
possible that several thousand dol- arises in connection with its ap- University, each student must
lars worth will be salvaged. plication in the present instance is, assume the responsibility of the
Wth rs w~noanahbl e sucss the trio "will it work out satisfactorily in a system. It must become a new-,

Prof. W. C. Rufus, of the astron-
omy department, will present a lec-]
ture on "Astronomy and Religion";
at 4:15 o'clock today in Room 231
Angell hall. He has given this1
lecture previously in Detroit at the
time an eastern professor created1
a general discussion over the sub-
ject of science and its relations:]
to religion. Tie talk will be illus-
trated with stereopticon slides.
Professor Rufus will describe the
E universe as known by the astron-1
omer, its vast size, and will telr
something about the study of the
heavens. He will then present a
new perspective of the importance
of this world as conceived in re-
ligion and in science, and will cor-
relate the two for the formulation
of new religious ideas.
Three Students Will
Arrange S. C. A. Forum
John E. Webster '30, Julius A.
Zink '29 and Charles F. Moore '29E
have been chosen as the student
forum committee of the Student
Christian association, it was an-
nounced yesterday. The committee
will arrange for the continuance of
the weekly forums sponsored by the
S. A. C.
Webster and Zink were both re-
cently added to the cabinet of the
Student Christian association.
'Art Exhibit Opened,
j Donaldson Announces
An exhibition of paintings andi
color wood blocks by Mary . John-
son, A Maestro-Valerio, and Gus-
tave Baumann opened yesterday in
the three galleries on the second
floor of Alumni Memorial hal, it
was announced by Bruce M. Don-
aldson, president of the Ann Arbor
Art association.
Ejfinger And Bishop
Return From Meeting
Dean John R. Effinger of the Col-
lege of Literature, Science and the
Arts and W. W. Bishop, librarion
of the University, returned yester-
day from a meeting of the Associa-
tion of American colleges, which
met at Chatanooga, Tenn., Thurs-
day, :Friday, and Saturday of last
week. Dean Effinger represented
the University.
The most significant event of the
meeting was a speech to the associ-
ation on Thursday by the Hon.
Vincent Massey, first Canadian
ambassador to United States.
He spoke on the system of granting
degrees by the University of To-
ronto, with which he is closely
connected, having been many times
its benefactor. He told of the ar-
rangement at the University
whereby cooperation was effected
with the smaller Christian colleges
to Toronto. These are the Presby-
terian, Catholic, and Angelican

It was erroneously stated in yes-'
terday's Daily that Prof. Hans
Naumann and Prof. Karl Schurz
would give a combined German
lecture as a part of the Univer-
sity lecture series today.
Professor Naumann is the Karl
Schurz professor at the Univer-
sity of Wisconsin, a memorial pro-
fessorship in honor of the famous
educator, Karl Schurz, who has
been dead for about one hundred
Professor Naumann will deliver
the German lecture at 4:15 o'clock
today in Natural Science auditor-I
ium. His subject will be "Rainer
Maria Rilke and the Transition To
Expressionism." The speaker was
formerly of the University of
Frankfurt and is in America travel-
ing and lecturing.
(By Associated Press)
PARIS, Jan. 15.-A slight Im-
provement in the condition of
Marshal Ferdinand Foch was.re-
ported by his doctors as they
emerged from the early evening
consultation over the stricken gen-
eralissimo of the Allied army. The
4 fact that they issued no formal
communique and that none of the
doctors 'remained over night with
the patient combined to produce
some feeling of encouragement
among the Marshal's friends.
{ There was hope and joy exubr
Txbr-ac at Foch's offices in the In-
valides building where General
Weygand slapped Major L. Hopital
on the back and explained:
"That is much better,. the great
Marshal will see it through,"
The Major, who is a favorite aid-
de-camp of the Marshal, was
beaming as were also other mem-
bers on the staff.'
Michigan Debate Trio
To Meet Knox Friday
Michigan's affirmative men's de-
bate team which defeated the In-
diana men's team here just previ-
ous to the Chrismas vacation will
leave for Galesburg, Ill.,, tonight,
for the annual debate with Knox

Conference Football Officials
Dissatisfied With Present
.$75 Fee

(By Associated Press)
CHICAGO, Jan. 15.-Revolt over
the failure to give increased fees
has broken out among many lead-
ing football officials of the West-
ern Conference, John L. Griffith,
commissioner of athletics, admit- ,
ted today. The officials, dissatis-
fied with the regular $75 fee, are
filling schedules for outside games,R
drawing fees ranging from $100 to
$150 for each contest.
The regular sum in the Big Ten'
is now $75, whilet the east, theI
south and on the Pacific coast, the
stndard fee for all important
games is $100, with many of the
best officials hitting as high as
$200 and $250 for some games. In
case the minimum fee of $100 is
paid in the east, an additional $50
is added if the official must make
an overnight trip to arrive at the
scene of the game.
Dissatisfied officials declare they
are not on a strike nor antagonistic
to the Western Conference, but are
filling their schedules with games
in which they will be better paid.
They see no reason, they say, why
the Conference remunerates its
officials with fees similar to those
paid in other parts of the country.
With huge stadiums completed in
every BigeTen school and crowds
averaging better than 30,000 in the
Conference, the officials believe
the slight increase they demand is
too trivial to be an issue with the
directors of athletics. It wascre-
vealed their demands were con-
sidered a-t the December meeting'
of the directors but was turned
down. Walter H. Eckersall, famous'
University of Chicago star and for
22 years an afficial on Western
Conference gridirons, declared he
would not join the movement but
would remain loyal to the Big Ten.
"'The Conference made me and
I'm going to stick," Eckersall said,
"Why, I grew up with it. The only
reason I officiate is for the love of
the game, not for the size of the
fee. If the officials get, the ideal
they are bigger than the sport, they,
should get that impression out of
their heads."



Hayes Yeager of the speech de-
partment of the University of Il-
linois acted as a single expert
judge of the contest.
Michigan was represented by
Nadine Stewart, '30, Dora Vanden
Berg, '30, and Ollie Backus, '29Ed.
Indiana's women's trio was com-
posed of Margaret Williams, Avis
Goyer, and Agnes Haas.
Affirmative At Ohio
Michigan's affirmative debating
trio left yesterday for Columbus,
Ohio, where they will engage the
negative team of Ohio State In a
debate on this same proposition
tonight in the chapel of University
hall This trio is composed of
Helen McComb, '30, Lois Webb,
'29Ed, and Virginia Houghton, '30
They were accompanied to Colum-
bus by Floyd K. Reilly, instructor
in the speech department.
Resolved, that social fraternities
and sororities in state universities
should be abolished, was the ques-
ton which the two teams -consid-
ered; Indiana upholding the , af-
firmative and Michigan the nega-
Indiana Takes Three Points
The Indiana trio attacked so-
cial fraternities at state univer-
sities 'for three reasons. First,
they argued that there was no ne-
cessity for such organizations.
Secondly, they maintained that
such social groups were both detri-
mental to the students, both with-
in and also to the university. Social
fraternities and sororities cost more
to live in, they create an artificial
social distinction based on wealth,
and foster snobbishness, in the
opinion of the Indiana team. Two
members of the team were mem-
bers of sororities.
Thirdly, it was contended by In-
diana that a dormitory system
would secure all the advantages
of social fraternities without their
Michigan, in defnading frater-
nities and sororities, admitted
that such organizations were not
perfect, but that their defects
were not inherent and could be
eliminated. Furthermore the neg-
ative advocated the extension of
such social groups so that all who
wished might be members, and
the erection of dormitories for
those students who did not desire
to join fraternities.
Visitors Fail To Answer
Indiana failed to answer suc-
cessfully the -argument of the
Michiganwomen that the defects
which Indiana pointed out in so-
cial fraternities were- inherent in
human nature, and that the
dormitories would not eliminate
these defects in human nature.
"Uniting in social fraternities and
sororities is the simple and natu-
ral expression of two social in-
stincts, that of gregariousness and
the desire for play," argued the
negative. Indiana failed to meet
this argument.
Florence A. Pollock, '8L, acted
as chairman of the debate last
night. After the contest both
teams attended a banquet at the
Union, at which the judge and
the coaches of the two teams were
also present.
International Night
Preparations Begun
Preparations for International
Night have been started by the
Cosmopolitan club, under whose
auspices the annual event is given.
Maximino G. Bueno, grad., waS
chosen to head a committee in
charge of the arrangements for
the annual event given by the for.


Librarian Bishop Advocates Conscientious
Dealings With Library On Part Of Student
"Library fines, although they f everyone who wants them and that
doubtless touch the life of the stu- j it is unfair for students to 'hog'
dent rather intimetely when he has them unnecessarily. So many peo-
to pay them, are merely an in- ple seem to have the curious idea
cident in the day's work with us," I that the fine is a sort of license
said Librarian W. W. Bishop yes-fby which they may pay so much
terday. "We charge them only as and keep the book out as long as
a reminder of the fact that the they please without any qualms
best interests of the University' of conscience. The fine, we feel,
community require that overnight does not remove the stigma of self-
books, for example, be returned ishness; it is just a little thorn in
early the next morning instead of the path of the wrongdoer.

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