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VOL. XL. NO. 147 ANN ARBOR, MICHIGAN, TUESDAY, APRIL 29, 1930 EIGHT PAGES

PRICE FIVE CENTS

DRAMATIC READER
T!APPEAR HERE'
'KING'S HENCHMAN'
ON SPECH SERIES'
University of Chicago Professor
Will Appear at League f r}
Theatre Tonight.!

ELIZABETH SMITH,
NAMED9 AS WINNER
Of PLAY1 CONTEST*

Annual Father, Son
Banquet to be Held
in Union on May 10

SEN E
AFTER

RS TO ATTEND
STAG DINNER,
ICEREMONIESI!

Complimentary Tickets Will
Given to Dinner Guests.

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'Janica Starrs' Is Selected b,
Judges as Best Work in
Competition.
TO BE PRODUCED HERE

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More than 3,000 fathers of Uni-
versity students will be sent invita-
tions tomorrow for the Union's an-
nual Father and Son's banquet tc
be held Saturday, May 10, in the
Union ballroom. This date has been

HAS VARIED EXPERIENCE

Reading is First of Series of 4 ..Casting Will Begin Immediately
Four to be Presented Under Direction of Play
This Spring. tProduction.
Prof. Davis Edwards, head o the '! Duplicating her achievement in
department of public speaking of,. the one-act play contest held last
the University o f C h ic a g 0 Isemester, Elizabeth W. Smith, spec.,
Divinity School, will appear at last night was announced as win-
8:15 o'clock tonight in the Lydia ner.ofgthealon ones with
Mendelssohn theatre to read "The Prof. Davis Edwards. ner of the long play contest with
King's Henchman," by Edna St. Educator and dramatic reader, her contribution "Janica Starrs."
Vincent Millay, as the first on the who will appear tonight at the The play will be produced by the
series of four dramatic readihgs to Lydia Mendelssohn thatre t; pre- Play Production classes later in the
be presented this spring by the senf "The King's Henchman," by semester as were the prize-winning
speech department. Edna St. Vincent Millay one-act plays in the early part of
Within the past ten years Prof. the term.
Edwards has achieved a significant-the c sps yh
position in the recital world and
national recognition on the lec- play writing class i the depart-
CAMP US SOC I E IES ~ ots ntedpr-
ture platform. His recent appear- !ment of rhetoric, although the con-
ances have included lecture and Artest was open to any regularly en-
recital engagements in New York i pJ V II U Irolled student. The judges for the
City and vicinity and frequent pro- i ots eePo.PtrMno
grams in the leading auditoriums cknead ofe rhetr depr-
and colleges of the country. M Th $300 Is Collected Jack, head of the rhetoric depart-
ProfesorEdwar s, Varied. n n Towards Goal of $3,000 English department, and Valentine 1
characterized as the best reader of for Fresh Air Camp. Windt, of the speech department,
poetry in America, holds, in addi- !--- and director of Play Production.
-tion to his position at Chicago Uni- MAY 7 TO BE TAG DAY Submits Two Plays
versity, the corr'sponding post at Mrs. Smith's play was in three
the Chicago Theological Seminary, Contributions totaling more than acts and was one of two which she:
and at the Chautauqua School of $300 have been received to date submitted. She also submitted two
Speech, and is past vice-president in the one-act contest, "All
of the National Association of fromr fraternities and sororities in 1 plays i h n-c ots,"l
in a Day's Work," and "Wives-in-
Teachers of Speech. the Fresh Air camp, it was an- Law," which was the winner. Cast-
Tonight's reading will inaugurate nounced last night by Stanton W. ing for the production of the long
a series of educationally interest- Todd, '30, senior class president play will be started immediately.
ing dramatic recitals that will be and director of the Fresh Air although the date for the showing
an innovation in Ann Arbor, and a drive. has not been announced as yet.
series that has been heartily en- Ietters addressed to all campus No other of the plays submitted
dorsed by Prof. O. J. Campbell, organizations making the annual in the contest was given recogni-
Prof. Kenneth Rowe, and Valen- appeal nforfunds were placed in tion nor was the number of plays
tine B. Windt. tentered announced by the commit-
the mail last Satrday, In adl=.d
Has Varied Repertoire. tion to this canvass of fraternity f tee of judges.
As an educator Professor Ed- and sorority houses, the drive will It Robinson to Criticize.
wards is vitally interested in in- culminate with the general appealt was announced at the time of
warrdstisgfrhsauine h the decision that the first place
terpreting for his audiences the to the student body on Tag Day play would be read at 7:15 Wed-
great experiences of classical and j which comes, this year, on Wed- nesda night in room 3227 Angell
contemporary literature, and to nesday May 7. The goal for the hall at the regular meeting of the
this end he is presenting "The student drive has been set for $3,- rhetoric department drama class.
King's Henchman" here as being 000, which covers the running ex- At that time Mr. Lennox Robinson,
peculiarly adapted to the interests penses of the camp. Funds for director of the Abbey Theatre in
of the Ann Arbor audience. Ipermanent improvements of the Dublin and at present directing his
Single admission tickets to to- property are contributed by alumni, play "The White-Headed Boy" with
night's recital and season tickets members of the faculty, and others a cast picked from the Play Pro-
for the series of four may be pro-'interested in the project. duction classes, will be present to
cured at Slater's or at 3211 Angell' The camp which is located on comment on the play. All who en-
hall, as well as at the box office of' the shores of Lake Patterson pro- tered plays in the contest are in-
the Lydia Mendelssohn theatre. vides more than 400 under-privi- vited to attend.
leged boys of Detroit and Ann Ar-
bor with the benefits of two-week Damage in Detroit Fire
NA IN LG A Douting. 'Etiae _a_20,0
The student leaders of the camp Estimated at $200,000
this summer are: Walter Gavey,( soitdPes
Harley Kline, '30, and Walter
STOP PRISO)!N RIOTK~v, 1,5 sumer arie: Wlte3Gae
evy, grad. Levy will be the head DETROIT, April 28.-Nearly ev-
fcounselor for the senior section of ery fire company in downtown De-
Wethe camp having charge of the troit was called out early this
Warden Gives Order Shoot toI boys from 14 to 16 years old, while i
Kill as Prisoners Get Unruly Gvey will direct the activities of morning to fight a fire which broke
in Power House Tunnel. the junior group whose ages range out in the warehouse of the John
up to 14 years. The lodge leaders F. Ivory company at 130 Lafayette'
( fy ilssocitcd 'rss,.) of the camp who have been re- boulevard and was only brought
COLUMBUS, April 28- Thirty- cruited from the student body for under control after a four houi
one National guardsmen with load- the most part, include the follow- battle in which $200,000 damage
ed rifles and tear gas bombs were ing: George Preusser, grad, Edwin
sent into Ohio penitentiary tonight Reischauer Oberlin, '31, Roland - was done.
to quell disorder among prisoners in Voight, '31L, Wallace Carr, '33, The fire, whose origin has not
a tunnel leading from a cell block Frank Harrison, '32, and Richard been determined, broke out shortly
to the prison power house. Payne, '31. after midnight. Flames and sparks
Seven of the soldiers went into __were carried hundreds of feet m the
the prison court while 24 men sta- .air. Heat and smoke forced ccci-
tioned themselves in the guard- -Military Ball Plans pants of the adjacent Salvation
room with fixed bayonets. "A shoot Nearing Completion Army hotel to move into the street
to kill order" was issued by War- Lt. Ferdand H. Pary and Har-
den Thomas.Plans for the annual Military old Robinson, two firemen, wer
Col. Robert Haubrich, commander Ball are nearing completion, ac- overcome by smoke but were reviv-
of the National guardsmen station- cording to George M. Ryerson, '31, ed later in Receiving hospital.
ed outside the prison since last ogeneral chairman, who last night
Monday's fire. in which 320 con- IE G N E I G P O
victs died, preceded the soldiers in announced that negotiations are ENGINEERING PRO
to the court.under way to broadcast the music
Upon reaching the court, the sol- furnished by Art Kassel and his THAT H ONOR
diers entered the tunnel. The con- Castles in the Air over a Detroit_
victs apparently had. planned to station from the ballroom of the -
shut off the power and throw the Union. Professors of the engineering
prison into darkness. It is expected that Para- college having many years exper-
First information that the con- mount Pictures will again take ience with the honor system, as it
victs were in the tunnel came when several shots of the grand march' -
they cut off the power supplying as in previous years. operates there, are practically una
the light in the White City idle Art Kassel is bringing his band nimous in the belief that the sys-
house. When the cell blocks be- here directly from the Club Metro- tem is functioning properly and

came black, soldiers cut two holes pole, Chicago, where he has scored many of them will argue strongly
in the roof and trained search- a tremendous success, and has also for the continuance of such a plan,
lights into them. Later tear gas become well-known to radio audi-d
bombs were dropped into the holes., ences through his regular broad- it was stated yesterday by Prof. A.
It was learned that the mutineers casts over KYW. D. Moore, who as head mentor for
had cut through a concrete wall in This will be his first appearance the students of the college, is in
Larder to reach the tunnel on a national tour. He will go di- charge of the honor system. His
Soldiers were kept onmnh ncef rectly from here to play for the statement was in reply to a recent
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set by the, committee with the view
to having Cap Night, which is set
for Friday, May 9, combine with
the banquet in providing a week-
end full of interest.
The principal speaker of the eve-
ning will be announced in a few
days by Walter H. Reichenbach, '30
who is chairman of the reception
committee.
The fraternity groups attending
the banquet may make arrange-
ments to sit together at tables seat-
ing any desired number.
Several local organizations are
cooperating in extending a wel-
come to the fathers who attend.
The Athletic association will give
complimentary tickets for the Illi-
1 nois-Michigan baseball game to
anyone holding father and son's
banquet tickets. The 'Butterfield
theater interests will provide tick-
ets to the Majestic theatres for the
Saturday night performance.
If PFAK FRAY

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7

Class Banquet to be Held May 10
After Annual Swingout
Exercises.
FRED LAWTON TO SPEAK
composer of Varsity' to Discuss
'The Spirit of Michigan
in Business.'
Inaugurating a new feature on
the annual round of spring Senior
class festivities, a Senior Stag ban-!
quet will be held Tuesday, May 13.
in the Union following the Swing-
out ceremonies scheduled for that
afternoon. Seniors from all schools
and colleges in the University will
attend.j
J. Fred Lawton, '11, of Detroit,
has already accepted an invitation
to be one of the principal speakers
at the banquet. Lawton is well
known as the composer of "Varsity."
He also wrote the music for two
Union operas, "Koanzoland," and
"The Crimson Chest," while in
school, and held a number of im-
portant offices, including the presi-
dency of his Junior class, secretary-
ship of his Senior class, Student
C llril m m a b i rci~ "

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Professor Jesse S. Reeves.
Head of the political science
partment who returned to Ann.
bor Sunday morning following
work at The Hague.

de-
Ar-
his

PROFESSOR REEVESil
BACK FROM HAGUE1
Technical Advisor to Committee
Received Appointment From
Secretary of State.
DISCUSSES PROBLEMS

'R GAMES TODAY
Captains to Choose Committees
to Instill Class Spirit,
Organize Action.
NOVEL EVENTS PLANNED
Rivalry Intense Since Freshmen
Wish to Keep a Clean Slate
After Earlier Victory.
Leaders to direct the freshmen
and sophomores of the University
in their struggle for underclass
honors Friday and Saturday will be
elected today. The first year men
will assemble at 7:30 o'clock this
' evening in the ballroom of the Un-
ion while the sophomores will meet
at 4 o'clock this afternoon in room
35 of Angell hall.
The captains elected today will
each choose a staff of assistants to
organize completely the class and
to develop class spirit. Rivalry at
the games will be intense, it is be-
lieved, inasmuch as the sophomores,
who met defeat for the first time
in their class career last fall, will
be out, for revenge and to secure
a majority of wins in underclass
competition.
Nine Events Planned.
The freshmen, likewise, will turn
out with" "blood in their eyes," in
an attempt to keep their slate clean
with the hopes of achieving, by the
end of next year, an unblemished
record of four Victories, iL goal that
was last attained by the class of
1930, now about to graduate.
The underclass games will consist
of nine events, five in a water sport
program Friday afternoon at the
Huron river and four in a field day
Saturday morning on South Ferry
field.
Two new events, canoe races be-
tween'picked crews from each class
will start the traditional battle Fri-
day afternoon. Two tugs-of-war
between picked teams of 50 each
will follow these events. The final
competition of the afternoon will be
a tug-of-war in which all members
of the two classes will participate.
The first four events will each
count one point and the latter two
points, making a total of six points
for the afternoon.
Saturday Games Named.
Saturday morning's activities will
begin with an obstacle race, and
continue with a cane spree, and
pillow fight, all of which will be
fought out by picked members.of
the classes. The final event of the
games will be a "hog-tieing" con-
test for all freshmen and sopho-
mores. The first three events will
each count two points, and the last
three points; bringing the total for
the two days' competition to 15
points. +.

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I UU1L.1111 11 11 1uncu mem ership, a ssistant
U sports editorship of The Daily, and Prof. Jesse S. Reeves of the politi-
Irish Theatre Will be Discussed humor editorship of the Gargoyle. cal science department returned to
by Noted Author in First IAbbot to Be Toastmaster. Ann Arbor Sunday from the Hague,
byNoedAuho i2Frs
Talk of Series. Lawton has spoken at many pp where he had been serving for 2
meetings on the eve of Varsity foot-;- nonths in the capacity of technical
TO DIRECT OWN PLAY)ball games during the last few advisor to the Hague Committee for !
years, and is well known here as a the Codification of International,
First of a series of two talks dur- humorous and speaker, said Jack Law. Professor Reeves was appoint-
ing his three-weeks' stay in Ann Wilcox, '30, chairman of the ban- ed late in February by the acting
Arbor, will be given at 4:15 o'clock ; quet committee. Lawton's subject Secretary of State, Joseph P. Cot-
Friday afternoon by Lennox' Robin- will be "the Spirit of Michigan iltlon. --
willb .TeSii f ihgnl The Hague Committee, compos-
son, author of numerous plays, and Business," and .his speech will be d of delegates fom more than
especially directed toward the inter- ford-elegae ~ m oeta
director of the Irish National the- es of yeirs in the Uier-forty-seven nations, invited by thei
atre in Dublin, Ireland. The lecture government of the Netherlands,
on the brink of their graduation. met for the purpose of formulating
Friday will be in the Lydia Men-I Prof. Waldo Abbot, or the rhet-:acd ntremao ujcso
! a code on three major subjects of
delssohn theatre and will be open oric department, holder of Sigma international law. These three sub-
to the general public. ;Delta Chi's oil can, will be toast-~iertinla;Thesthrnsub-
Mr. Robinson's subject will be master. Professor Abbot has pre- tionality, territorial waters, and the
"The Story of the Irish Theatre." sided m this capacity over a num responsibility of states for dam-
Play Production is presenting him , ber of Gridiron banquets. Besides ages done to aliens in their tern-
in these two lectures, the second of; introducing Lawton, he will calltory. lasterernh
which will be announced "at a later on two other speakers, one a facul- The conference
date, and as the director -of his own ty man and one a student, whose According to Professor Reeves, the1
play ."The Whiteheaded Boy" which names are to be announced later length of the meeting was not suffi -j
will be produced at the Lydia Men'- this week by Wilcox. cient to accomplish the desired
dlessohn theatre Friday and Satur- Music Provided For. ends, and in addition, tre were
day nights, May 9, and 10, and Music will be furnished by the too many countries to make the
Monday and Tuesday nights, May Midnight Son's quartet, an organ- work complete. The flnal result of;
12, and 13. ization of University men which the conference was an agreement,
Mr. Robinson, who arrived in; has made frequent radio appear- on the question of nationality only,
Ann Arbor about a week ago, was ances. In addition to the quartet, which the United States refused to
brought here by Play Production as an orchestra may be secured to sign. The work entailed in the two
one of the outstanding dramatic ; play popular music. Much time ' remaining questions was concluded
events of the year. Miss Jessie will be devoted to mass singing,,by reports and drafts, no agreement
Bonstelle, director of the Civic since it is believed by the com- I being accomplished.
theatre in Detroit, recently said that mittee in charge that the banquet ' The personnel of the American
"Mr. Robinson has done more than will furnish a welcome opportunity (continued on Page 3)
a great deal for the theater in Ire- for members of the graduating
land." "He is a fine director and a class to unite for a final time in Hayer Plans Special
clever author," she commented. singingthe Michigansongs which
they have known through their, Numbers for Mimes
'The Rivals' to Play four years of college life.
at Whitney ThursdayfTickets will be on sale the latter; All specialty numbers for the
Wpart of the week in the lobby of American classic, "Ten Nights in a
Presenting only one performance Angell hall and by members of the 'Barroom," which opened last night
of Sheridan's farcical drama, "Tine 1 banquet committee, it is announc- at the Mimes theatre, were plan-
Rivals," Mrs. Fiske and her com- ed by Wilcox. .ned and directed by Roy , Hoyer,
oany on whirlwind tour will appear "Inasmuch as the idea of a class j
Thursday night at the Whitney banquet, which has been aban- juvenile star of the recent produc-
theatre. doned for some time in the Uni- tion of Pleasure Bound," and the
Seats for the production are pric- versity, is being revived by this direct of the ancing in the an-
?d at $1.00, $1.50, $2.00, $2.50, and year's Senior class only because of nual Union Operas.
$3.00. , Mail order applications are popular demand, an early sell-out Songs for the production include
being received at the Whitney box , of tickets, is expected," Wilcox such famous masterpieces as "Dad-
office now. i'said. dy Wouldn't Buy Me a Bow Bow,
''T J)UIn ' VY 'an!.- fn A) ri ii '

GARGOYLETO AV
NEW COLOR PLATES
Drawing of Feminine Pulchritude
in Colors Will Add to Cover
of Humor Publication.
After a year of experimenting
with color plates, processes, and
techniques in an attempt to find
the right combination for Gargoyle
covers, Jerry Ellison, '30, managing
editor, claims he has attained suc-
cess with the cover for the May is-
sue, which will appear on the cam-
pus tomorrow. The subject of the
drawing is feminine pulchritude in
colors,
This number, Ellison said, con-
tains more cartoons and photo-
graphs than any other number of
the year, in gddiUon to several
good feature stories, departments,
and reviews. Th- editorial d:1cusses
a timely subject under the title of
"Superfluous Comment."
The editorial cartoon by Lee
Blaser, '31, once more sizes up the
academic situa tion, this time from
an entirely new angle. It is well ex-
ecuted in lithographic pencil.
The picture of another pretty ac-
tress (address on request) graces

I Dlon't want to Play in Youir
Yard," "Only a , Bird in a Gilded
FESSORS UNANIMOUS IN BELIEF Cage," "Father, Dear Father, Come
SHome With Me Now," and "Casey
SSYSTEM IS WORKING, STATES MOORE jWould Waltz With a Strawberry
____________________________________ Blond." .
-'Clog numbers, skits, and a boxing
}l,000 students, Prof. Moore pointed 'fessors, though not in the class- match, all of which were a part of
out. room at the time of examination, the original production many years
The maximum amount of cheat- can check on cribbing through ago, have been included in the pres-

ing reported by any professor was
20 suspected and 10 certain out
of 1260 students. One professor,
!with 15 years experience with the
honor system stated he hadden-
Scountered but three cases in deal-
.'ing with 2,000 students. The pro-
O urVa.)eM" aIn

comparison of bluebooks and by ent production.
contrasting work done on exams
with that done throughout the se- Senate Debates Begin
mester, according to Professoraa
Moore. on Parker Nomination
Moore.
From his personal experience in
conducting classes in the engineer- WASHINGTON, Apr 2 B
ing college the head mentor states WASHINGTON, April 28-Before
he has "known many occasions crowded galleries and an mtensive-
when good and bad students sat lysattentivet membership, debate
together in an exam, and no cheat- was begun late today in the Senate
ing resulted. With the opportunity on confirmation of Judge Jahn J.
Ai + nrnaixn+nA Parker of North Carolina, as an as-

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