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CORNELL CONOUERS'
VARHSI1TY TRACKMEN:
W IT H 63-32SCORE;
Intercollegiate Shot Put Mark
Falls As Cornell Gets
Slam in Weights.I
WOLFE WINS FAST MILE,
First Win for Cornell in Eight
Years of Dual Competition
With Michigan.
(Special to The Daily)
ITHACA, N. Y., March 22-Cor-
nell's track and field team over-
whelmed Michigan here tonight by
a score of 63 to 32. The victory was
the first which the Big Red team
has been able to annex in eight
years of dual competition with the
Farrell-coached squad.
Three Records Broken.
Three records went by the boards'
in- the. mile run, the shot put, and
the 880-yard run.Levy tossed the
shot put to a new intercollegiate
mark with a heave of 49 feet 1 inch,
breaking the former mark of 48
feet 8 inches which was set by Dave
Adelman, of Georgetown, in 1928.
Wolfe won the mile after a thrill-
ing race with Martin, Cornell star,
who challenged the Michigan soph- 1
omore throughout. Martin passedI
Wolfe on the turn. but wa c norcard
out in a close finish. The time for
the race was 4 minutes and 25 3-5'
seconds, breaking the meet record.
Danna shot past Homan of Cornell
to take third place.
Elmer, of Cornell, spilled the!
dope by running away with thej
quarter mile after Dale Seymourl
had led throughout the first lap.
Elmer sped past. .the; Michigan
sprinter on the last 220 yards, fin-
ishing ahead by a close margin.
Russell, of Michigan, was a poor
third.
Eddie Tolan Wins Dash.
Eddie Tolan and Campbell, Wol-
verine sprinters, came through with
expected wins in the dash, Meinig
of Cornell winning his team's onlyl
point in the race by nosing out
Smith at the finish. Cornell scored
heavily in the high hurdles, the
score standing 18 all 'at the time,
when Heasey and Clark ran one-'
two.
In the two mile, Pattison, Lever-
ing, and Ranney finished in a dead
Ieat after Fitzgibbons of Michigan
had led at the half way mark. This
slam clinched the' meet for the
Red team. Fitzgibbons put up a
courageous sprint near the finish,
but was unable to close the gap.
Leeman and Duloff raced to first
and second respectively in the 880
event to increase the Cornell lead.

Stra Shws WichWay he ind low NOTD TEOLD1AN Daily Seeks Tryouts
Strwho s _hihayheWidlos__N__TE_____OG9 for Business Staff
It is The Daily's hope that every student on the campus will Due to the expansion of The
record his or her opinion of prohibition in the straw vote to be TO d[L K\TONICBTIDaily business department during
taken tomorrow and Tuesday. If sufficiently comprehensive, this the past year, unusual opportuni-
poll should be a valuable contribution to our knowledge of pro- ties are offered freshmen who try
hibition's success or failure. Iout to obtain permanent positions
Prohibition is far and away the most bitterly mooted ques- Ion the staff. In view of this fact
tion of the day. In the ten years of its operation the good and o . all freshmen who wish to tryout
bad effects of this experiment have so closely touched the lives Rabbi Leo Franklin, of Detroit, for The Daily business staff should
of all citizens that nearly every one has formed a mature con- Will Address Convocation report to the business offices in!
viction as to its success or failure. But during the past few years in Hill Auditorium. the Press building on Monday aft-'
the tendency has been to bandy these convictions back and forth I ernoon or any afternoon this week,
with increasing ascerbity. Political fortune seekers have colored GLEE CLUB WILL SING twasannounced yesterdayby
the issue with their personalities, and noisy fanatics have cloudedJ'
it with intolerance. L rager.
Ascerbity, political personalities, and intolerance provide Leader i University Religious j Experience in this type of work
poor criteria by which to judge a great national issue. If the Activities Will Discuss is not necessary, and these men in-
policy of the nation toward alcohol is to be changed, it is a fun- 'New Altars, Gods.' terested in learning can work un-
damental requirement of our republican form of government that _w der trained managers. All of the
the majority voice of "the man in the street" should dictate it. Rabbi Leo Franklin, for the past work is done during the free hours!
In this, however, the ordinary ballot-box machinery has broken 31 years head of the Temple Beth of the morning and afternoon.
131yeas had f he empe Bth- iTryouts begin by chasing copy !
down; the prohibition issue has become too hot, it would seem, El, Detroit, and a nationally known and soon after aregiven the oppor-
for most of our politicians to handle. tunity to write advertisin and to
Hence the present epidemic of straw votes. The Literary theologian, will address the under- tll contracts. They arthen ad-
Digest has undertaken to poll the nation with twenty million graduate body at 8 o'clock tonight vanced to to the bookkeeping and
post cards-the same sort of a poll by which they predicted the in Hill auditorium. His topic will accounting departments and are I
last two presidential elections with almost uncanny accuracy. be "New Altars and New Gods." taught the financial structure ofI
The Daily's poll will be narrower in scope, but in conjunction Noted for his progressive views the paper, so that by the end oft
with similar polls from 20 other colleges its results should never- the first semester's work the
theless be of extraordinary significance. These results will show on religion and for his extensive freshman has become acquainted
the sentiment of those who will lead the nation tomorrow. work in connection with religious with every department.
The nation is interested in what college students think about activities in universities, Rabbi
prohibition. Its failures in the colleges4have been broadcast by Franklin is remarkably well fitted
the metropolitan press, and its successes have recently been pro- FraklinLLresarkdab e itd
claimed before the judiciary committee of the House. As yet, to address a student audience, IEEEU I HUC DH LU
however, all the publicity given to the college consumption has was stated by officials of the Stu-
been based on opinion. Now, if the opportunity is seized, it may dent Christian association, who are fP flDIHbp lf ut1h11sor h nc1hu
be possible for us to glean the facts. sponsoring the convocation through r lf irE ~ll
the courtesy of the Wesleyan Guild
'"foundation.
The University glee club has Campus Radio Speaker Traces
been obtained for a special selec- Gun's History; Two Other
PEDAGOGICAL SENTIMENT FAVORS 1 tion at the service this evening. Faculty Men Talk.
WETS IN FIRST RETURNS OF POLL Gloria" by A. Buzzi-Peccia is the __
number chosen for the occasion it QUARTET IS FEATURED.
CO) ---- has been announced by Theodore
Early returns in The Daily's post- { odt sa~flov~Hriison, director.
card pl of ulty prohibition sen- Present prohibition situation.. 4 Rabbi Franklin is recognized as As the first speaker on the cam-I
timent show the combined total of Stritenforcement .p.r. . .....57a member of the liberal wing of pus radio hour, broadcast last night
"moists" and "wets" leading by tr liqor cntro. p.. . .3 Reformed Judiaism, and since 1896 from the Morris hall studio, Col.
three to two over theldrys" f Otri quor ciontrol plan...34 as been a director in the World. Henry W. Miller of the engineering
the first 154 ballots received, 61 Total repeal of liquor leisa-2 Union of Progressive Judaism. He college, gave a condensed history of
showed a preference either for the Ttion......................hs been twice president of the the 75-mile German gun that ter-
present prohibition situation or for Central conference of American ro9ized Parisshells the summer of
strict enforcementwhile 91 favor- SfRabbis and at present is chairman 1918, super-
.ed either some modification of pro- took occasion to annotate their of the conference committee of re- Igun exploded in the French capitol
hibition or total repeal of liquor ballots with personal comments. Tligious work in the university. on 45 separate days.
legislation. Two voters substituted the Quebec ' The University of Cincinnati was Tracig its history, Colonel Mil-
Of the "drys" only four expressed plan of government sale for the the scene of Rabbi Franklin's un- er said that Dr. von Eberhardthe
satisfaction with the present pro- more rigid control exercised by the dergraduate days. He received an idea of a 60-mile gun in 1915, and
hibition situation, 57 advocating province of Ontario, and one vot- LL.B. degree from that institution that in September, 1916, approval
stricter enforcement. The tabula- er, who favored strict enforcement, in 1892, and the same year became was given for the construction of
took exception to being asked rabbi of the Hebrew Union College seven of these guns. In December,
SH whether he favored the present at Cincinnati. He left soon after- when work on the 60-mile guns wa
1prohibition situation. The two wards to take a position at the well along, the designers and build-
HVI UC 1uesion L i u questions served only to divide the Temple Israel, in Omaha, where he ers were suddenly ordered to in-
dry vote, he said. remained until 1899, when he came crease the range to 75 miles, that
I Two others voted "yes" on the to Detroit. they might prove effective even in
Ontario liquor control plan, and Icase of retreat.
0 E 0EMT"perhaps" on "other modification "Each of these guns," said Colonel
- s" One an voted for GLEE CLUB PLANS Miller, "was 120 feet long, the
Group Favors Fishing License "other modification proposals," ap- SPRING PROGRAM height of a 10-story building, had
for Residents as Means I pending "I never drink." Another I a caliber of eight and one quarter
of Cnseatioen. voted for total repeal of liquor leg- University Choral Group to Give inches and fired a shell weighing
of Conservation.,iislation, adding "and use the.2264 pounds. Their life was but 50
money thus saved to teach the peo- Concert Here April 2. ounds. Their life was t
Dr. Eugene S. McCartney, editor ple how to behave." realized 81 miles. In the four of-
of scholarly publications of the whe Spring concert ofAugus e xac 3 shdl
graduate school, was elected presi- August 9' the Glee club, which givcn in A s twe, 1918, exactly 367 shells
dent of the Michigan Academy of ! P LPNUIII ERHill Auditorium, Wednesday night, were fired, killing 250 people,
Science at the final meeting of the April 2, are well under way and wounding 640, and destroying about
35th annual conference held yester- I Igive promise of making this ap- 10,000,000 worth of property.'
day. Prof. A. M. Chickering, of Al-# TT pearance of the Glee Club one of The actual firing of this gun, con-
bion, was elected vice-president, ;DO IVE IGlbLU the greatest in its history. tinued Colonel Miller, was a scienti-
fThe Glee Club is one of the old~ fiay alclatp ratin thatre-

PROHIBITION VOTE TO BE HELD
TWO DAYS AT CAMPUS BOOTHS;
20 COLLE6ES TO JOIN IN POLL
Places of Balloting to be Open 9 to 4 O'clock;
5,000 Persons Expected to Record
Opinion of Volstead Act.
Daily staff members will open more than a dozen booths tomorrow
morning on the campus and in mversity buildings for the two-day poll
at which, it is expected,. 5,000 students will express their opinion on much
mooted questions of drinking and prohibition enforcement. The voting
places with the exception ot the Hospital will ie open from 9 until 12
oclock and from T to 4 oclock.
The ballot, which will be also used in more than twenty other col-
leges tomorrow and lTuesday, first asks the question "Do you drink ?"
and requires *the voters answering affirmatively to indicate whether he
indulges "occasionally" or "frequently" (on the average of once every
two weeks). Those who do not drink will answer "no" to the question,
"andl will be given an opportunity to
PROHIBITION POLL indicate their principal reason
(Sample ballot) among "legal restriction," 'personal
taste," "family," and "finances."
Do you drink: The second part of the ballot con-
Yes
cerning possible changes in pres-
u. Frequently ent prohibition legislation asks the
Fr ehi tiox see adjoin- student to indicate his choice be-
ilig stisy) tween the present prohibition situ-
No Q ation, strict enforcement, the On-
If you do not drink, tario liquor control plan, other
indicate principal reason: modification proposals, or total re-
1. Legal restriction Q peal of all liquor legislation.
2. Family n 20 Coleges to Vote.
3. Taste Q Students will not be asked to sign
4. finances Q their ballots; but, upon application
Do you favor: at the booths, they will be asked to
Present prohibition give their names to be checked in
situationhiostudent directories before allowed to
Sitenforcemvote. For men and women, differ-
Strict enforcement ently colored ballots will be used.
Total repeal of liquor. The results secured by The Daily
legislation t[o will be tabulated with return taken
Ontario liquor control by other college dailies in the East
Othrlmdifcatonand the Middle West for simultan-
Other modification eous release Thursday. Ten more
proposas Q colleges including Lafayette,. Col-
gate, and Amherst have entered the
poll, boosting the total number
over 20, it has been revealed by dis-
patches from Harvard. The move-
ment for college polls has gained
importance in view of various con-
E Oicts in evidence presented during
the last week before the House
Judiciary committee on the extent
Iof drinking at colleges.
Traditions to be Put to Test Organization Perfected
t 4 O'Clock Tuesday in Preparations for the poll have in-
at ycluded organization of a service
Room. 25, Angell Hall. staff which will take the ballots and
ballot boxes to the booths at 9 and
Nominations for mock election 1 o'clock and collect them at 12 and
posts and Class Day offices, and a 4 o'clock. Daily staff members on
final vote on whether or not to con- duty at the votg places are re-
l ten ethr o n quested to wait for this service un-
inue te taiional senior class
functions, including Class Day and WHERE TO VOTE.
Senior Swing will mark the meet- Lits:
ing of literary college seniors at Diagonal at State Street.
4:00 o'clock Tuesday afternoon in Diagonal in front of Library.
room 25,Angell hall Stanton W Angell hall.
, ne h S University hall.
Todd, Jr., class president, said last Engineers, Architects:
night that the meeting would be Diagonal at Engineering Arch.
one of the most important to have Laws:
been held by any University class Law building.
been eld b anyMedics:
organization in recent years. New Medical building.
In deciding whether to continue Hospital (second floor)
in their usual form the traditional (11 to 2 o'clock).
class ceremonial functions, seniors Business Ad:
will hear reports from Harley B. Tappan hall.
Dents:
Kline, chairman of the Class Day! Dental building.
committee; Jack Wilcox, chairman Women, General:
of the banquet committee, and Joe Lobby, League building.
Narrin, chairman of the Senior Lobby, Barbour gym.
Sing committee Men, General:
Union lobby.
Election to all the honorary of-
fices for which nominations will bee

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Cornell cleaned up another
eight points in the low hurdles,
(Continued on Page 2)
NORTHERN TAKES
CLASS_'A' "TITLE~

Prof. Leigh J. Young, of the forestry
.eats Kalamazoo by Score of department, was named secretary,
16-14 in Final Game. and Edward C. Prophet, of the Will Pre
geography department, was reelec- atat
(By Asswciated Press) ted treasurer. Prof. Peter Okkelberg at
DETROIT, March 22-Detroit was reelected editor and W. W. o
Northern won the state class "A" Bishop was reelected librarian. '
basketball title by defeating Kala- At its meeting the Academy also, Product
mazoo Central here last night, by enacted several resolutions relating "Romeo
a score of 16 to 14. to conservation and state matters. Productio
The game 'was hard fought all the It recommended that the auditor- April 2,
way, the score at the end of the general should promptly render a I Mendelss
first half being Kalamazoo 9, complete accounting for the illegal ! Windt, di
Northern 8. Northern went into the sale of lands which are five or more 'activities,
last period four points behind but years delinquent, which sale is in Applica
finally came up on even terms at, violation of the act of 1927, which last week
fourteen all. With only a minute instructs the auditor general to patrons,
and a half, to play, 'Captain Daniel withdraw from sale all such lands. received t
Fishman of Northern, playing in It was charged that the auditor however,
the last game of his high school general had deliberately ignored latter pa
career, sank his only basket of the this provision of the act, and has Work o
game which proved to be the mar- 1 offered for sale and has sold an in- started n
gin of victory. I determinate but probably large Classes i
Other tournament results: number of such. lots. . century d
Class "B"-St. Mary's (Orchard I The Academy furthermore ap- i der to t
Lake), 25, Negaunbe, 31. proved the idea of a general fishing part in
Class "C"-t. Mary's (Lansing), license as essential to the proper stage fig
!, St. Augustine (Kalamazoo), 40. administration of that phase of script as
Class "D"-Clarksville 24, Rock 23. of conservation. Such an act, if Costul
passed by the legislature, would ap- All of1
Students More Careful ply to residents of the state, as do duction a
hunting licenses. Productio
of Auto Permit Ruling I sity Hall
ISchool of Music Band are kept
Increased care is being shown ing, fitti
by students who have special per- I to Give First Concert work is u
mission to operate automobiles for Marion (
limited purpose in fastening their The School of Music Symphonic Irene By
nemit nlates to licenses in the Band is scheduled to make its first Scener

sent 'Romeo and Juliet'
Iendelssohn Theatre
)n April 2,3,4,5.
ion of Shakespeare'sI
and Juliet" by the Play
n courses will be given
3, 4, and 5 in the Lydia
ohn theatre. Valentine B.
irector of Play Productionp
is supervising this play.i
tion blanks were mailed
k to all Play Productn
and mail orders are being
this week. The box office,
will not open until tlw
rt of this week.
n "Romeo and Juliet" was
More than two weeks ago.
n fencing and fifteenth
ancing were started in or-
rain the students taking
the production. Several
hts are included in the
well as a ballroom scene.
Ames Made by Students.
the costumes for the pro-
are being made in the Play
on laboratories in Univer-
, and a retinue of women
busy every afternoon sew-
ng, and designing. This
under the direction of Mrs.
Galloway, grad, and Miss'
chinsky, '30.
y for the production is be-

lne iie uiu isweeuL ttiCvfufically calculated operation that re- a
est traditional institutions in the quired an infinite amount of work.
University-it was organized in After the gun was loaded it was
1859--and is probably one of the!I
raised over the tree tops to an ele-
earliest of the college glee clubs. vation of exactly 50 degrees. Then '
Early success of the club was re- the carriage was slowly turned on
sponsible for the custom of travel- its base until it pointed in the di-
ing to other cities to give concerts. rection of the target with the ne-
The scope of these trips has borad- cessary angular corrections for the,
ened until the club has covered a 'direction and velocity of the wind,
large part of the country in the for the direction of firing and for
past few years. the rotation of the earth.
Colonel Miller said that if no cor-
Ticket Sale Continues rection were made for the rotation
.PP dof the earth the shell would miss
for Play 'Production thetarget by half a mile. During
, the three minutes of flight of the
Tickets for Play Prpduction's shell a point in the latitude of Paris
presentation of "The Wild Duck" would travel one half mile farther
SThursday,Friday, and Saturday to the east than a point in the lati-
nights of this week, are still avail- tude of the gun.
able at the office in University Hall A great cloud of orange red
from 2 o'clock to 5 o'clock each smoke and incadescent gas belched
afternoon. (Continued on Page 2)
This is one of Play Production's!
free private laboratory produc- Cab Driver Released;
tions. No invitations have been A
sent to patrons for this -piece, be- s or ury rial
cause of the limited accomodations i (By Associated Press)
in the University Hall auditorium. CHICAGO, March 22. - Nobody,
-- -, can put anything over on Louis Sa-
u~r~ a the. 0" n linsky. He wasn't going to have1
r any smart copper or wise judge!
-_ ,rapa fine on him for parking his
e ~"i, cab diagonally.
}" I O t"I want a jury trial," he de-
manded upon arraignment.
I 4 "But I am going to discharge

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made are to be conducted through ess special oot arrangemens are
mthe mail. A balloti ton e mad made. Assignments may be checked
the mails. A ballot is to be mailed by calling the office anytime Mon-
to every literary college senior. Reday.
sults of the poll for Class Day offi- On the distincion between "fre-
cers will be announced in The Daily, ntedsieo ewe fe
and the mock election results ar quent" and "occasional," The Daily
editors have deemed it necessary to
to be announced at a later senior draw an arbitrary line because the
individual opinion, even though
Iconscientiously applied, would vary
SWOLVERINE RELAY so greatly that the results would
TEAM WINS THIRD It mean little. On grounds of neces-
sityand experience of other college
(Special to The Daily) polls, they have definel frequent
1 CLEVELAND, O., March 22. - drinking as drinking on the average
Michigan's relay team, composed of once a fortnight. To some, this
of Crawford, McClaughlin, Chase, may not be frequent; to others, a
d Flonger time might easily be fre-
oand leusel, placed third in thle quent. For the purpose of the poll,
two-mile relay at the Cleveland i however, it is requested that the
Athletic club's meet here tonight. suggested definition be used to give
Ypsilanti State Normal team took certainty.

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