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BEEBE SCHEDL[DFo u er AlurnnHead
~o ~ ~Aids Dormitory Plan
Oratorical Association Offers
Third Number of Program.
Thursday Evening.
Speaker Has Recently Returned!
From Trip to Sargasso
Sea, Near Haiti.
William Beebe, Director of Tropi-
cal Research at the New York Zoo-
logical Society, will appear at Hill
auditorium Thursday night to dis-
cuss "Beneath Tropic Seas" as the
third lecturer of the Oratorical as-
sociation's new program.
Mr. Beebe has just returned from I
his latest expedition in which hes
investigated the mysteries of un- Masou1 P '*mncy, 108E.
derwater life in the Sargossa Sea Chairman of the dormmntory com-
off Haiti, near the Galapagos Is- mittee of the University of Michi-
lands, and will present underwater gan club of Detroit, who was one
motion pictures as part. of the lec- ;of the pioneers of the University
ture. .dormitory project.
To aid the iatest expedition, Ie proposed the plan, which was
which required three years' time, adopted byt the club, of donating
the U. S. Marine Corps lent what- more than $50,000 towards purchase
ever airplanes were needed that of land for the dormitory, as the
delicate fish couid be transported club's part in the alumni 10-year
to the laboratories for photograph- program.
ing and classification, and TIr. Bee- Mr. Rumney was active in secur-
be and his assistants lived on a ing popular approval of the dormi-
four-masted schooner which served tory when it encountered much op-


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Declines Range from Few Cents{
to $19.50 per Share; Gains
From $2 to $14.
Suspension of Rhode Island
Firm Announced at Close of
Day; Has Little Effect.-

to Ruth ine
at Cit Dinnr

(I y Assnciatcd Press)
NEW YORK, Nov. 18.--Trading in
the New York securities market re-;
turned to a quiet, orderly basis todayv
with the general price trend down-
ward, as Wall Street received word
of the the first Stock ExchangeAlexanderGRuthve
failure growing out of the recent president of the University, who
drop. washonored at a, banquet last night
The announcement of the sus- sponsored by the Chamber of Com-1
pension of the Providence, Rhode merce, and attended by townspeo-
Island, firm of Manderville, Brooks, ple and University members.
and Chaffee, for failure to meet its-
obligations was made just before
the close of today's market, and I 1o
came to late to influence the day'sthe csetodasm ark e S
price movement. Inasmuch as the I fP
firm was a comparative newcomr,
to the Exchange, and did little
business outside of Rhode Island,
and as accounts with its Wall i
Street correspondents are reported I Third Number of Choral Unionj
well secured, Wall Street does not Concerts Will be Held
expect any heavy liquidation as the!e.

Cabinet Member Passes When
Blood Poisoning Sets in
Following Operation.
Hoovers Visit Hospital; Funeral
May be Held in East Room
of White House.
I y A socic jdC ne1ss
WASHINGTON, D. C., Nov. 18.-
James W. Good, Secretary of War,
died tonight after blood poisoning
finally overwhelmed his courageous
The cabinet member died at
Walter Reed hospital, where last
Wednesday he underwent an emer-
gency operation for appendicitis.
Since then, he has wavered, seldom
He was unconscious throughout
the day and hope had been aband-
oned hours before death occudded.
Vitality Surprises lhysiciaus.
Attending physicians were sur-
prised, in view of Mr. Good's 63
years, by the viitaly which enabled
dhim to survive so long while the in-
fection permeated his system. Sev-
eral times this evening, it was
thought he had taken his last
breath,but the doctors bent over him



rsity at Banquet; Heads of
Local Civic Clubs Seak.

Citizens of Ann Arbor Welcome Executive of

as their base. position last fall. His activities in direct result of the failure. IT and discerned a faint life. Just be-
Use Diving Uchu-t.1connection with the dormitory are Declines Small. .-- -- fore lapsing into the final uncon-
Mr. Beebe made most of his in- the most recent of a long series; Net declines on the New York SONGS TO BE INFORMAL sciousness, the Secretary of War
vestigations with the aid of a div- formerly he was president of the Ned drnldnesonnorhhiNphyYcrani
in emti hc h elTl-jAun soito.Stock Exchange ranged from a few!--- had turned to one or his physicians
ing helmet in which the Bell Tele-j Alumn'iassociation. tr ;m glaStigaon alretbe sand said feeblyz" have never lost
phone laboratory had adjusted a :_________ cents to $4 a share, although a fewj Sitting around ,am b~ Vi!able, a nd.ai;feby, " aenvrls
rdhigh priced issues dropped $4 to$19.- the singers of several generations a fiht in my life and I anet
telephone. Then with a secretary 50. Final quotations also disclosed a ago did, the English Singers o going to lose this one."
in a boat at theL. top end of the rather long list of net gains several London will tonight present a pro- Toward the end, opiates and oxy-
telephone line he spent hours every of which ran from $2 a share. madrigals, conzonets, and gen were administered to ease his
the sea ging asbdeep as h0 feet on I1TflR rIRVEan1Total sales on the New York ballets in Hill auditorium as the pain and reinforce his strength.
the sea, going as deep as 60 feet on1I Stock Exchange for the three hour third of the series of Chorl Union The stubborn, determination to live
one occasion, dictating notes session ran well over two million concerts. persisted, but weakness from pois
through the phone or making note--shares, as against a little over four The program is exp cted to epi- onednactitd slowly overcame is
himself wit a lead pencil on a million. sl.ares on Friday and over tomize informality for without the enir ytw
zinc tablet. For four months he Coach Harry Kipke to Announce five million shares o Thursday of sligtst preparation announce- Mrs. Good and their two sons,
averaged two or three hours a dayfvemlinsae nTudyoflghetppaainranun- were near the bedside when death
aera two ostrae h s aNext Year's Captain at last week. The ticker, which ran a ment the singers offer the num-
Aelo nthe roped. 200 an nna hour or more behind the market ;bes on the concert as oly an in- came Secretary Adams and Secre-
At night he dropped a 2,000 can- Annual Banquet. & for the greater part of last week, formal grou- sitAig down for an tary Davis were at the hospital to-
die-power electric light overboard was never more than 20 minutes evening of entertainment mght night as
and the fish, drawn as to a magnet YOST WILL BE SPEAKER late today and only a few minutes'! The six members of the company President Hoover was among the
iall shapes and sizes toward the ( ___ late at the close, have sung over om'lr hundred co- rs oler f h.asig.h n
ght and were scooped up and put Members of the University foot- In view of the sharp advance in certs in the United States and Ca- Mrs. Hoover left the White House
in tanks for later examination by ball prices in the two closing sessions of nada in the last five years and have
daylight in the tent laboratories bl squads will be the guests of the iie i.~ oCSnbssin fnd ntels v er ae at once to go to the military hos-
on the her d e b last week, brokers generally ex- enjoyed long engagements in New ital and comfort the widow as
erected pected a temporary setback in to- York City. The concert is a culmin- th'r friends.
Not only did Mr. Beebe make quet which will be held Tuesday, day's market. Much of the selling ation of a short Eastern tour and ranements for the funeral
notes of what he saw, but with his - Nov. 26, according to plans an- probably represented profit taken the company is on its way to thiewere begun. Unless Mrs. Good
steel enclosed motion picture ca- nounced yesterday by Kenneth M. by brokers who bought stock last West coast. In January it will cm I wses herwise sevice will be
mera he made pictures that well II- Lloyd, '30, president of the Union. week in view of a turn this week, bark on its initial tour of the Far held in the East room of the White
lustrate the wonders at the bottom U. S. Steel Strong. East and the Orient, following the i ouse.
of the tropic sea. In accordance with the establish- Strong supporting orders for U. same route as that taken by Kreis- II Thesecretary was stricken.Tus-
Made Many ungiLe Trips. ed custom, the team will be hon- E. Steel, Standard Oil of New Jersey clr, Elman, Schumann--Heink Gal- I day wr the anual
Mr. Beebe, who has devoted the ored at that time for its work done and other leading stocks, which li-Curci, ad Lo Argentina. Thc department report. He went home,
greater part of his life to jungle during the past season by all men were placed on the market last Oriental tour of the singers will b where that evening Secretary Wil-'
life investigations, say^s of [his lot-students on the campus. Following week around the low level estab- under the direction of A. Strok, the bur a physician, and Lt. Comman-
est expedition, "The general i- the banquet, Coach Harry Kipke lished in Wednesday's break are Shalighai impressario. der Joel T. Boone, personal physi-
pression of hours and days spent at will announce the captain for next still on the specialist books. Bids A limited number of season tick- cian to the President, advised his
the bottm o the sea is its fairy-|season, at which time the captain- 1in come cases are reported to have ets are stll available at the Univer- immediate to the hospital. Early
like unreality. The flowers are elect will speak a few words. been raised, but these reports could Eity School of Music, and several Wednesday morning operation for
worms, and the boulders living T. Hawley Tapping, general s- not be confirmed. single tickets for the concert to- gangrenous perforating appendic-
creatures; here we weigh but a crety night and others scheduled for the tis was ordered. Co. William L. Kel-
fraction of what we do on land; will act as toastmaster, and Prof. Bates Goesto Chicaseries are on sale at the school. cr noted army surgeon, executed
here distance is sheer color and the Fielding H. Yost will speak, accord- The concert toright is SChedidl the difficulty and dangerous in-
sky a glory of rippling light. Here ing to Walter Reichenback, '30, for Hutchins' Inaugural to begin at 8:15 o'clock Vnd holders I cision at 11 a. m. After a period
we can support ourselves with the I chairman of the reception commit- i- _ (of season tickets are revuested to of uncertainty, general blood pois-
crook of our little finger, and yWhen tee and in charge of arrangements Dean. Henry M. Bates of the Law use coupon No. 4. retaining number oning set in.
we let go we fall too slowly for in- I for the affair. Some prominent School left Ann Aarbor yesterday 3 to be used for the Padcrewski- -------
jury." sports writer will be obtained to afternoon for Chicago where he program January 8.
According to Henry Moser, of the ( deliver the main address of the will act as official representative Registration Opens
speech department, business mana- evening. of the University at the inaugura-
ger of the Oratorical association, Invitations will be maled to the Lion of Dr. Robert Maynard Hutch- A elpI Ill onuc fo P oCompetition rt s etr wloedla
single admissions at one dollar each members of the. squads the latter ins as president of the University Debate on Wednesday Po
for this lecture will be on sale at part of this week. of Chicago. The ceremony takes 3 Registration for the Union's an-
Slater's and at the box ofFlce in Hill Tickets for the banquet will go on place today. Because of the Choral Union nual all-campus pool tournament
auditorium which will be open on sale this morning at the main desk ( President Hutchins comes to this concert tonight, the weekly meeting is now going on in the billiard room
Thursday evening. in the Union lobby. They are priced I office as the youngest president of of the Adelphi House of Represen- in the Union, and will continue dur-
at $1.25. As in former years, fra- 'a major institute as president of tatives has been postponed until ing the rest of the week. Those men
EASTERN STATES ternities and other groups desiring major institution in the United 7:30 o'clock tomorrow night. The interested are asked to sign up as
places reserved in a block may ar- States, being only 30 years of ago. House will meet in the room of the soon as possible in order that pair-
RECEIVE SHOCKS range for tables at the time they He was formerly dean of the law I Portia society, instead of the Adel- ings may be made. There is no en
-- . purchase tickets. Tickets may also school of Yale University. phi room. trance fee.
Center of Activity Believe a to be obtained from Union commit- ---- _--_
be Near Nova Scotia. lTe banquet,,which is to be eld Y ERSATILE DIRECTOR TERMINATES TWO WEEKS'
in the ballroom of the Union, isT
(13, so iattd' scheduled for 6:15 o'clock next WORK ON THE JEST,' WHICH OPENS HERE TONIGHT

Progress toward an ideal of Uiversity perfection along lines of
gradual developlllent governed by carefully controlled experinentatioM
was advocated as a mode of Universityr administration last night by
President Alexander G. Ruthven, in an address delivered before an
audience of more than 9 'o persons at a banquet, sponsored by the Ann
Arbor chalber of commerce, in the Masoic Teiple, in honor of
the new president.
Tlaking as his topic "The University as a Plastic Institution.
President Ruthven said: "There are available two methods, that -of
I Revolution and that of Evolution, through which an attempt can be
made to solve the lniversity's bi-furcate problen), the diffusion and
-- the increase of knowledge.
I "Changes of a revolutionary na-
SENIORS ture too little studied before ef-
It :s necessary to set Decem- fected, may have undesirable ef-
ber 1 as the last day that any fects not foreseen by the creators
senior may obtain an appoint- of the plan. Although changes
i a t which follow the gradual methods
went with any of the official of evolution are sometimes discon-
photographers for the 'Ensian certingly slow, they do not have so
.pictures. The number of sen.- upsetting results as those liable to
iors who have their picture taken attend the revoluionary method."
is far below that of last year E
and nles appintmnts ith Trial and Error Eliminated.
and unless appointments with Evolution of University policy
Dey, Rentschler, Randall, or must proceed not on a trial and er-
Speeding studios are made im- ror basis, but by selection of test
mediately there will probably I material for experimentation,- and
be a rush during the last few hy
days. To avoid standing .in the proving of hypotheses by tests
ine dsor in.turned y a under proper control, the speaker
away, make I asserted.
Iappointments and have pictures'
taken today. hur "The work of a University is one
t a k e n t od a y .w h ic h c a n n e v e r b e c o m p le te d n o r
performed with satisfaction, since
the University must always be in
the state of unrest, which attends
the preparations ft ha future which
never can be predicted with entire
accuracy," President Ruthven con-
tinued, explaining that it must be
one goal of a university to train Its
. . 1 students for a cultured life and for
Commander Says Ship Main- a life to be lived under a new en-
tained Average Crusing Speed vronment, one different from that
of 60 Miles Per Hour. of today or from that of past ages.
IAside from the training of yQuit~h
TtJR*T~'+IGTRILS M DE through a diffusion of knowledge,
TURNING TRIALS MADE a university must work toward a
second objective the increase of
CARDINTON, Eng., Nov.'18.-De- knowledge through original re-
spite a fog blanket that covered search, President Ruthver said.
all the midland and southern sec- "There is no categorical answer
tion of the British Isles, delayed to the question of how a university
railway traffic and held ships in may best foster creative work in
port, Britain's great new dirigible, which the Individual is required to
R-101, today completed the longest perform other functions than those
flight since her launching. of the class room, President Ruth-
Leaving her mooring mast yes- ven declared. "The answer is rather
terday morning with technical ex- to be found in a frequent adjust-
perts.and her crew aboard, the ship ment of activities in the industrial
sailed to Newcastle in northern research and teaching units as it
England then by way of Edin- becomes necessary."
burgh and Glasgow to Belfast in Problems Considered Singly,
( northeast Ireland. From Belfast, she Questions of what funds should
zigzagged down the Irish sea pass- be appropriated for research work,
ing over the Isle of Man, Dublin of what time instructors should be
and Holyhead. She returned home allowed to devote to such creative
this afternoon by way of Chester effort, of whether some instruc-
I and the midlands. i tors should be allowed to devote
The flight lasted more than 30 all their time to such work, to the
I hours and was completed without a exclusion of class room duties, are
hitch. Major G. H. Scott, comman- all questions which bring into con-
der of the R-101, was enthusiastic flict two ideals often incompatible,
over the results. He said the ship it was poi'nted out. All such con-
had made an average cruising flicts must be eased through in-
speed of 0 miles an hour and made telligent decisions applicable to
satisfactory turning trials during specific problems, the speaker said.
I the night. "A concept of life as of growth,
The persons on board merely in which each group of university
glimpsed the ground today because graduates must be pioneers because
I of tll.e fog, and Major Scott brought of the constantly shifting human
E the dirigible home earlier than he I environment, is a concept with
had expected in order to reach the wihtefct fteUiest
mas g t befor eah which the facuty of the University
mooring darkness add- must become imbued, if the growth
ed to the difficulties caused by the of the University is to proceed
1 fog. along lines of a studied evolution,"
President Ruthven aserted.
A. A. U. APPROVES "Keeping in mind the aims of our
STARTING BLOCK organization, and being always
zealous in the study of our insti-

(By AlaJ . Gould, A.P. Sports
" L'm Editor.)
a T lA1 OJ.oii Mo.. Nov. 18.---.After )

BOSTON, Mass.,. Nov. 18.--An
earthquake shook the eastern coast-
line from Rhode Island northward
to Newfoundland today, buildings
trembled, furniture was moved, and
considerable alarm caused by the
tremor which occurred at approx-
imately 3:35 p. m. and was felt atI
intervals up to 4 o'clock.
Nova Scotia, Newfoundland, NewI
Bruswick and all the New England
states felt the shock. The tremb-
ling of the earth was felt as far
west as Albany, N. Y.
The center of the quake was be-,
lieved to be near Novia Scotia, as
the shock was nmore severe there

Tuesday night.
(13y A','s catel Pess)
MEXICO CITY, Mex., 'Nov. 18.-
Mexico accepted quietly today the
results of the national elections
yesterday when Pasquale Ortiz
Rubio was elected president. It
marked contrast to the disorders
attending the voting in which 19
persons were killed and more than
1 50 injured, the celebrations today
by members of the National Revo-
lutionary party passed out quietly.
An indication of the sweeping
victory of the government party
( were incomn1ftelv shown in returns

Iu.terpretabing, gestulating, ex-
plaining,ini mnci ntg, cntiizing, and
complimenting, Miss Bertha Creigh-
ton has spent the last two weeks
working with the members of Com-
edy club in their presentation of
"The Jest," by Sam Benelli, which
opens at 8:15 o'clock tonight at the
Lydia Mendelssohn theatre.
Miss Creighton is one of several
well known directors which the or-
ganization. plans to bring to Ann
Arbor for the productions this year.
She has been on the stage since
she was seven years old, and-instead
of , developing one character part,
she has centered the greater part
of her interest on versatilitl. In her

a shartp controversy the Ntational
the character. Amateur Athletic Union, at its an- a
Fhe play itself is credited with nual convention today went on roe- 1
ving begun a new era in the ord as favoring the principle of
lian theatre. Practically every foot starting blocks for sprinters.
,y written after the production At the same time, the convention
"The Jest" is colored with its voted to withhold official adoption
Iliance and sincerity. It had its of the biocks or to permit their use
emier on April 17, 1909, at the in A. A. U. meets until they are.
gentina theatre in Rome and less 1 recognized by international author-
Uz a month afterward two com- ities as standard.
mies took it on tour of Italian In effect, the A. A. U. decided
es, where it was received with that the starting blocks, several
>digious enthusiasm. varieties of which now are in use,
Sarah Bernhardt chose March 1, represent a progressive develop-
0, the day the play celebrated ment for the betterment of track
four hundredth performance in competition, from the view point
ly, for the presentation in Paris. of the athlete as well as the spec-
Benelli, the author, although lit- tator.
known in-Amnerica. has been a Unexpectedly it developed that

tution, asking often the question,
'What must be done now?' not
changing with every wind that
blows, but moulded by a broad-
minded faculty that views modi-
fications in the nature of control-
led experiments, we must proceed.
"We must go on with an attitude
of patience, co-operation, construc-
tive criticism, and open-minded-
ness, remembering that the univer-
sity which is unchanging is a de-
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