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VOL. XL. NO. 133





Membership Reapportionments
in Student, Interfraternity
Councils Ratified.
Recognition of Hellenic Society
and Arab Students Union
Officially Made.
Proposals f o r constitutional
amendments that would alter the
composition of the membership ofE
the Student Council and of the In-
terfraternity council were approv-
ed at yesterday's meeting of the
Senate committee on student af-
fairs. The proposed amendments
have already received favorable
votes from the two organizations.
Other business transacted by the
committee included approval of
May 23 as the date for the Senior:
reception, approval of May 27 as
the date of the Freshman Pageant,
and recognition of two new so-
cieties, The Hellenic society and the
Arab Students union.
To Add Four Members.
The. constitutional amendment
for the Student Council will in-
crease by four the membership of
that organization. Two additional'
junior members, each to serve* twor

Student Council Appoints Tilley
to Arrange Swingout.
Canoe races between freshmen
and sophomore crews will be inno-
vated at the traditional underclass
spring games, May 2 and 3, ac-
cording to plans being considered
for the event by the Student coun-
cil, the sponsors of the affair. Two
races, with each class represented
by crews of two men, have been
incorporated into the tentative ar-
rangements in addition to the other
customary events, with the aim of
developing a more complete water
sports program on the first day of
the underclass competition.
The races would start at the
bridge west of the site of the regu-
lar events, continue upstream. for
about 100 yards, and then return,
to the scene of the tugs-of-war.
The other events for the afternoon
would be the two tugs-of-war be-
tween the picked teams of 50 men
representing each class, and a third
between the entire classes.
Preliminary plans for Swing-Out,
the event inaugurating the series of
senior activities, were also made by
the council last night. George C.
Tilley, '30, will be in charge of the
affair. Precautions for the staging
of a well-desciplined Swing-Out,
with a minimum amount of the


misbehavior sometimes occuring at

orairtair RTTRPV* flh' . ~ .-

t!fr nr iiwi iiui I dPuI Vaudevile JProgram C.ompleted;


the occasions, will be made by the I IILIVLVU nii n ul1 Uri ; Movies to be Feature.
council, it was decided last night.!
"M" men and honor society mem-'1
i ers not in the procession will be Tickets for the eighth annual
obtained to preserve order, the 0Xgriidironl banquet, which will be
council plans. ' given under the auspices of Sigma
Arrangements for the payment of Senate Committee to Investigate Delta Chi next Wednesday, April
the $154 bill for repairing damages o9, in the ballroom of the Union,
to property, resulting from the ac- E will be placed in the mails on Sat-
tivities of the sophomore and fresh- International Relation. urday, according to Lawrence R.
man class on the nights preceding - -Klein, '30, chairman of the ticket
the class games last fall, have been TANNER OPPOSES B I L L committee. Applicationst are now
made by the council auditing com- ____ being received at the temporary
mittee. The senior class has con- Pa g B A i business office of the fraternity at
sented to loan the amount to the Declares Passage o B A 1524 Geddes Avenue.
lower classes on promise that it will 'Guilt' for Smuggling Liquor Although the program of vaude-
be paid back within the next two Into United States. ville skits which have been added
or three years. The major amount to this ' fst ly
of the damage bill has been assess- }i- year's razz fet is nearly
d o gf ns the agebias bee asses- (By Associated Press) completed, the list of speakers for
'ed against the sophomore class, in- OTAA ntro prl2-the banquet is not yet certain.
asmuch as their activities were OTTAWA, Ontario, April 2.sy
more extensive than those of theFurther opposition to government Roger M. Andrews, editor of the
first year class. h bill prohibiting importing of liquor Detroit Times, will open the mar-
year ________.Iinto the United States was voiced ket for the Sigma Delta Chi stock
in the Senate today accompanied exchange, another of the features
by proposals that would delay its on the program. An attempt is be-
passage. ing made by those in charge to
Senator Tanner joined Senator limit the number of speakers as
Willoughbyin moving that the bill well as cutting the time of their
AAe submitted for preliminary con- talks to a minimum. The substi-
sideration to a special committee tution of vaudeville skits during
selected by the Senate to obtain the remaining time will give am-
Philosophy Professor to Discuss information as to the probable ef- ple variation to the scheduled
feet of the bill on Canada's na- events, in the opinion of Edward
Humanism at Fifth Meeting tional and economic life and inter- L. Warner, general chairman.
of Series Today. national relations Among the vaudeville sketches
Robinson Causes Delay. which are being prepared for the
TO ASK FOR QUESTIONS In this motion, they were sup- razz fest, one of the features is to
ported by Senator Robinson who
In the fifth of a series of All- caused adjournment of the debate
Campus Forums, Prof. Roy W. Sel- until the next sitting of the body
amsorumsePof. r entafter saying that progress on the
of the philosophy department, revision of the present smuggling
will speak on the subject "Is Hu- treaty between United States and
manism a New Religion?" at 4 Canada might be obtained moreT
o'clock this afternoon in Room D, ,quickly if there were nothing "in IL S H T D
Alumni Memorial Hall. the way of the government's nego-
Professor Sellars, who has made!tinting a treaty beneficial to Ann Arbor Minister Will Give
an extensive study of this subject Canada.'
through the editing of a series of Senator Tanner said the United Story of Famous Novel,
books on philosophy, is the author States could stop the liquor traffic Resurrection". w
of one entitled "Religion Coming across the border in a week if it
of Age," in which he presents a really wanted to do so, adding that SLIDES WILL BE SHOWN
survey of all religions, showing there is growing sentiment against I
that each has striven to point out! the Volstead Act in the United Presenting the story of Tolstoy's
the need of a good life for man. States. He asserted that there was novel, "Resurrection" by means of
Following an introductory pres- evidence that a majority of the a lecture illustrated by scenes taken
entation of the subject, in which people there were opposed to it from a motion f th

years, are to be elected annually at
the all campus spring elections,
thus augmenting the council mem- Motor Launch Brings American'
berships from the present, 13 to 15 Monoplane Safely Into
next year, and to 17 thereafter. Hamilton Harbor.
The change was approved by theI _mt:b
Council at its last meeting, and'
will be formally incorporated into MAKES FORCED LANDING
its constitution to take effect atA.d
the spring elections next month. (By Associated Press)
The mode of fraternity repre- HAMILTON, Bermuda, April 2-
sentation in the Interfraternity The American monoplane "Pilot,"1
Council will be changed by the con- carrying Capt. Lewis A. Yancey and!
stitutional amendment tentatively two companions, arrived safely at
adopted by that body at its last Hamilton toda The lane came
meeting, and app-oved yesterda;.!.
by the committee on student af- into Hamilton harbor under tow
fairs. A second favorable vote by after spending the night on a calm
the Counll is necessary before the sea.
amendment can be formally enroll- The monoplane, which was equip-
ed in the constitution. The propos-s
ed change provides that every ped with pontoons, was forced to
house shall have two representa- descend on the sea when but 60
tives on the Council, one a senior miles from the tiny Bermudas
and one a junior, "the senior rep- group because of darkness Tuesday
resentative to be either the head night. She had been in the air for
of the house or the junior repre-
sentative on the Council the pre- eight hours. This morning the
ceding year; the junior representa- sturdy craft appeared off Northi
tive to be the only one eligible rock, about five mires from St.f
from his house to hold office in the George's, and anchored there.,
Council in his senior year, provid- She remained there an hour or
ing that said representative has not more preparing for the final stage
been absent from the Council of her 750-mile flight from New
meetings more than twice during York and then was seen flying to-
his term as representative." ward Hamilton harbor. She was at
Recognize New Societies. a low height, about 100 feet above,
The Council officers will be elec- I the surface of the sea. Finally ob-
ted from those senior members servers on the shore reported thatf
who were representatives during she descended and was taken in tow!
their junior year and who during by the Gregory.
that period did not miss more than Yancey and his two companions,
two meetings, the proposed amend- W. H. Alexander, pilot, and Zeh
ment provides. If adopted, the Bouck, wireless operator, had spent;
plan will result in the junior rep- 'the night at sea rather than riskI
resentatives on the 1930-31 council overflying their tiny goal in the1
becoming the senior representa- Atlantic.
tives on the 1931-32 council.
The Hellenic society, which was PILOT ARRESTED
granted official recognition at yes-i
terday's meeting of the committee FOR SMUGGLING
on student affairs, is a social or-
ganization for University students (y Associated Press)
of Hellenic descent. The Arab Stu- MEXICALI Lower Cal., April 2.-
dents union has already achieved *
some prominence on the campus Loren W. Mendell, former co-hold-
through tl'e vaudeville act they er of the world's record for endur-
presented at the last Internatimnal ance flight, was arrested by Mexi-
Night programs and through a for- can customs officials and placed in'
mal dinner, attended by several jail here today on charges of con-
University officials, sponsored by spiring to smuggle two alien Jap-
the organization a few weeks ago. anese into California.
Mendell was taken into custody
Liberal Religious Creed near Black Butte, 27 miles below
Pthis city. He had landed an air- -
Papers to be Received plane near Black Butte and it was
All entries in the prize contest confiscated. The ship was given
for a liberal religious creed, now i to him and Pete Reinhart by an
being conducted by the Liberal Stu- airplane manufacturing company,
dents' union of the Unitarian I after the pair had set an endur-
church, must be on file by April 16, ance refueling record of nearly 240,
it was announced yesterday. hours.
Any student of the University The Mexican officials were ac-I
graduate or undergraduate, may companied by three officers of the
compete for the prizes which ag- United States border patrol who
gregate $30. The winning creeds had learned of the alleged plot.
will be published as an index of the The officers said an automobile in
religious thinking of the liberal which two Japanese were hiding
students, although their names will was found near the spot where
be withheld if desired. Mendell landed. The Japanese toldl

be the all-campus movie, a produc-
tion taken and directed entirely by
Sigma Delta Chi actors. Although
the theme of the remarkable pro-
duction is still a mystery, even to
a majority of the fraternity mem-
bers, it is rumored that Lawrence
Klein has the leading role. The
scenario concerns Michigan camp-
us life.
Other vaudeville skits were writ-
ten by Paul Shower, '31, one of
the editors of the Gargoyle, Gurney
Williams, '31, night editor of T[he
Daily, Franklin M. Reck, assistant
managing editor of the American
Boy, Robert L. Sloss, '31, a night
editor of The Daily, Lawrence Klein,
book critic of The Daily, and Rich-
ard L. Tobin, '32, of The Daily staff.
The motif of the 1930 production
will be a stock exchange, and cer-
tain members of the faculty will be
listed on the call board. The fac-
ulty member whose stock rises
highest will receive the oil can,
traditional razz fest emblem.
Moser to be Principal Speaker'
at Freshman Banquet
Next Thursday.
Completed plans for the Union's
third annual all-freshman mens
banquet were announced yesterday
by Robert W. Ackerman, '31, chair-
man of the underclass department
which is sponsoring the affair. The
dinner and get-together will be
held at 6:15 o'clock, Thursday,
April 10, in the Union.
Henry Moser, of the speech de-
partment, has been obtained as the
principal speaker.
At that time, Intramural medals
will be awarded to the members
of the team which won the Union
all-freshman class basketball tour-
nament which was completed about
two weeks ago. Duane Baldwin,
'32, leader of the winning group,
will present the medals to the men
who played on his team.
This is the only affair of its kind
given during the year which is ex-
clusively for freshmen men.
Montgomery Shick, '31,. captain-
elect of the Varsity cheerleaders,
will be on hand to lead the class
in a few yells. Joseph A. Witter,
'31, assistant chairman of the un-
derclass department of the Union,
will act as toastmaster.
Tickets, priced at $1.25 will be
placed on sale at the main desk in
the Union lobby this morning. They
may also be obtained from commit-
tee members of the underclass de-
partment and freshman class offi-
cers. Fraternity houses will be can-
Early interest in the banquet in-
dicates that ther will be more
than 100 men present at this tradi-
tional event.
Dean Sadler to Attend
Anniversary of Society


Artist Has Been Lecturer
History of Art for 3,5
Years at Illinois.

he will explain humanism, the use now.
of the term, and the two types, lit- Passage of the bill by Commons,
erary and philosophical reiggious he said, was a "political move"
! humanism, he will call for response Tanner Blames Politicians.-
in the form of questions from the Politicians in the United States
audience. During the course of the i are in a dilemma, Senator Tanner
discussion, Professor Sellars will i said. They are afraid to oppose the
give his own interpretation of hu- prohibition law and political in-
manism, commenting on its funda-|fluences prevent them for enforcing
mental basis-that there is no re- it and so "as a last resort they are
vealed religion. He is also expect- tossing the buck to Canada," he as-
ed to discuss the humanistic be- serted.
lief that "nature helps those who! Senator Tanner declared that the
helps themselves." government bill was a tacit admis-
Since the subject of humanism sion of "guilt" by Canada for the
is one of the most vital of current smuggling of liquor into the United
discussion topics over the country, States.
as well as on the campus, consid- "The present Dominion govern-
erable discussion is expected by Iment of Canada is assisting the
the Forum committee at the meet- politicians of the United States in
ing today. their attempts to libel Canada by
. Because of the limited seating admitting guilt," he said.
capacity of Room D, the Forum He denounced the Premier for
will be transferred to West Gallery saying that the bill should be
if necessary. passed because "some great im-
pending peril" would threaten
Japanese Ferry Sinks; Canada if some action along the
line of the measure were not
100 Believed Drowned taken.
Says Washington Dictated Bill.
(By Associated Prc t)"It was only a figure of speech,"
TOKIO, Japan, April 2. - The said Senator Tanner, adding he be-
capsizing of an overloaded ferry lieved the bill was legislation dic-j
boat off the Island of Kyushu, tated by Washington.
southern Japan, today was believ-f
ed to have cost the lives of more _
than 100 persons. Forty-eight
bodies have been recovered. NOTICE.
After leaving Wakamatsu, a coal The Board in Control of Stu-
exporting port, for the nearby dent Publications will hold its
town of Tobata, the ferry boat, meeting for the appointment of
Wakatamoru, was lashed by a gale the Managing Editor and Bus-
which swept waves aboard. She Iiness Manager of The Michigan
was carrying at least two hundred Daily, the Michiganensian, and
passengers, twice her normal capa- the Gargoyle on May 3, 1930.
city, and they rushed to one side of Each applicant for a position
the laboring ferryboat to avoid is requested to file seven copies of
drenching. Their weight caused his letter of application at the
the ittle boat to turn over. Board office in the Press building
I hWithtexepbattoun over, Sr not later than April 7 for the
With the exception of two 5cr- p s fth ebr o th
bian girl dancers who are missing, use of the members of the
biangir danerswhoare issngBoard. Carbon copies, if legible,
all the dead are believed to be Jap- will be satisfactory. Each letter
anese. i 'hnlrh ld ta+ the. facts. as tothe

Internationally Famed Sculptor,
Author Will Discuss My
Dream Museum'.

'name and made into slides, Rev.
Allison Ray Heaps will appear this
afternoon at 4:15.o'clock in the
Natural Science auditoriui.
The story of "Resurrection," it is
said, is taken from incidents in the
life of the author himself in his
I younger days, and is filled with
I sketches of the life of fie young
aristocracy in Russia.
Tolstoy wrote the book after he
had announced hiss intention of;
giving up writing for life. He did
it in order to give the proceeds to
a persecuted religious sect to aid
their emigration to Canada. So
great was his reputation as an au-
thor, it proved, that immediately
upon the announcement that he
intended writing another book, he
was forwarded sums from three
countries for advance rights upon
its appearance.
Rev. Heaps will give the plot and
general trend of the story in his
lecture which is one of several of
this sort that have proved highly
popular on campus in the past few


Lorado Taft, a sculptor of inter-
national fame, will speak at 8
o'clock tonight in Hill auditorium
on the subject "My Dream Muse-
um," as the last speaker on the
current Oratorical series bf eight
lectures. 4
Mr. Taft is one of the great
sculptors of the day and is also
known as an author. He is an
artist and a delightful lecturer and
is said to captivate his audiences
whether or not they know anything
of art. Modest of his work as a
teacher and lecturer, nevertheless
it is true that he has done more
to inspire a knowledge of art and
love of the beautiful in sculpture
and painting than any man of his
age in America.
Famous for Sculpture,
Among Mr. Taft's best known
professional works are "The Soli-
tude of the Soul," at the Art Insti-
tute of Chicago; "The Fountain of
the Great Lakes," Grant Park, Chi-
cago; the Washington Monument
at Seattle, Wash.; "Black Hawk"
and Ogle County Soldier's Memo-
rial at Oregon, Ill.; "Lincoln," at
Urbana; and "Alma Mater," dedi-
cated at Urbana last June.
After graduating from the Uni-
versity of Illinois in 1880, Mr. Taft
studied for some time in Paris and
returned to take a position as in-
structor and lecturer'in' modeling
at the Art Institute of Chicago,
which position he has held for the
past 35 years. He holds the title
of Professional Lecturer in the
History of Art at the University of
Illinois, as well as many others
conferred upon him by universities
and art societies throughout the
Member of Many Societies.
Mr. Taft is a member of the Na-
tional Academy of Design; the
American Academy of Arts and
Letters; American Institute of
Architects; and the National Com-
mission of Fine Arts. He won a gold
medal at the St. Louis exposition
and possesses many other trophies
won at national and international
This will be Mr. Taft's second ap-
pearance in Ann Arbor under the
auspices of the Oratorical associ-
ation. Tonight's lecture which will
be fully illustrated with slides, is
considered to be the best of Mr.
Taft's entire repertoire of talks on
art subjects, and promises to be an
unusually interesting and educa-
tional talk. Tickets are on sale -at
Slater's or at 3211 Angell hall to-
day and will be available at the
box office in Hill auditorium from
7 to 8 o'clock tonight, according to
Henry Moser of the speech depart-
ment, business manager of the
Oratorical association.

(By Associated Press)


Nieuland Will Give
Chemistry Lecture
"The Chemistry of Acetylene"1
will be the topic of a lecture to be
given this afternoon before thel
local section of the American:
Chemical society by Prof. J. A-.
Nieuland, head of the chemistry
department at Notre Dame Univer-
sity. The lecture will be given at
4:15 o'clock in room 303 chemistry
building, and will be illustrated
with slides.
Prof. Nieuland, prominent in
both the fields of chemistry and
botany, has been head of the
rhpmict r opa rtmentq tf Notre

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LONDON, April 2-- A formula
opening the way for Franco-British
agreement on French demands for
additional security and British
hopes of reduced French naval ton-
nage was under consideration to-'
day by the five-power naval confer-
If agreement should eventuate'
the second of the three principal
barriers to a five-power limitation!
treaty will have been removed,!
leaving only one, the Italian de-
mand for naval parity with France.
Japanese acceptance of the Reed-
Matsudaira compromisetschedule
covering the Japanese - American
relationship removed the first.
Although apparently regarded
favorably by the delegations them-'
selves, there was question as to
what viewpoint British opposition
would take to the formula, which
it was understood France accepts
as making more definite British
military commitments under the
League of Nations covenant.
Smoking Room Givenj
to Women at Chicago
(By Associated Press)
CHICAGO, April 2.-A smoking
room for women today was estab-
lished at the University of Chicago
tn which cods may retreat toi

Dean Herbert C. Sadler, of the
engineering college, will attend !
the celebration of the fiftieth anni-!
versary of the American Society of
Mechanical Engineers to be held
in Washington, D. C. and Hoboken,
N. J., April 5 to 9, it was announced
Dean Sadler will represent the
University; Glasgow university,
Scotland; and two marine archi-
tecture associations with which he
is affiliated. He will go first to
Washington to attend a reception
and will attend a general meeting
in Hoboken later.
Architectural Movies
Will1 be Shown Today
Five reels of movies, depicting
the complete process of sculpture,
will be shown at 4:15 o'clock this
afternoon in the auditorium of the
architectural building, under the
auspices of the Architectural so-
1 "Sculpture in Stone" is the title of
the first presentation, a four-reel
film, while the second is entitled
"From Clay to Bronze." These films
have been produced and are dis-
tributed by the Boston Museum of
of Fine Arts as nart of a series in-


Dr. Warren E. Forsythe, directgr
of the University Health .Service,
spoke yesterday evening before the
April session of the Forestry Club,
discussing "First Aid to Men in the
Field." After discrediting several
"superstitions" regarding first aid,
such as "bucketing a person who
has fainted with cold water," Dr.
Forsythe outlined fundamental
steps to be taken in case of shock,
fainting, and other emergencies
possible in the outdoors.
In regard to the efficacy of var-
ious antiseptics, Dr. Forsythe de-
clared that "the vogue of mercuro-
chrome as an antiseptic is passing
away in medical circles, due to the
fact that its color often olscures
inflammation. The older favorite,
iodine, is once more in favor as a
first aid appliance." The lecture
concluded with a summary of med-
ical articles needed for assembling
a model first aid kit.
Preceding the lecture, members of
th +nr etrv+- rnh rma+ in wmilnr

About 50 additional tickets to
the Engineers' Slide-Rule dance,
which will take place tomorrow
night in the ballroom of the
TTUnin _ra to hp n1 eed on en-

the authorities that they were
waiting there for the airplane.
Dr. Curtis Will Speak
Before Medical Group
Tl. fn r..-a AT ..,.rne. r f imin .q

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