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VOL. XL. NO 165



Gant Air Liner Arrives in Spain
After Flying Over Africa
to Avoid Heat Wave.
Wig Continue Today to Canary,
Cape Verde Islands and
Then Across Equator.


Edward Abner Thompson, of the
Curry School Hof Expression, will
present the third of a series of dra-
matic recitals' sponsored by the
speech department this afternoon
at 8:15 o'clock in the Lydia Men-
delssohn theatre. Tickets will be
priced at 50 and 75 cents.
Mr. Tbomncon will, read Ros-

(By Associated Press)
SEVILLE, Spain, May 19.-The
Graf Zeppelin rode peacefully at
anchor here tonight at the end of I
the first leg of her voyage from
Friedrichshaften, Germany, across
the equator to South and North
Twenty-four hours frorp her
starting point the giant of the air
had experienced as her first diffi-
culty a heat wave that enveloped ,
Spain, avoiding which she had tanci's Cyrano dC Bergerac," using
been flown off her course two hours Brian Hooker's bank verse trans-
adding the African continent to lation. He is .peaking in Ann Ar-
ber journey. bor while on his twenty-first tour
of college recitals.
The Graf nosed up to her mast The name u iEdward Abner
at La Tablada airport, her own Thompson is associated. with the
specially constructed anchorage at highest expression and reflection of
5:40 p. m. (12:40 E.S.T.). Her fly- American platform art. In recog-
unofficially was 24 hours and 22
minutes. This included several
hours durg midday when she
cruised about over Northern Africa T
out maneuvering the heat wave.
Throng Greets Ship.
When her passengers and officers
had just been disembarked and the -
former had gone to hotels, thou-
sands in the vast throng which, Shuter Postponses Road to Rome'
greeted the airship remained to Until Today endingArrival
witness the preparations for her y P Ai
resumption of the trip shortly after of New York Properties.
dawn tomorrow.
On the ground was enacted a, G.T ORIGINAL COSTUMES
scene of the greatest activity as B ot the massiveness of
crewmen and army troops perspir-
ed with post office employees in the production, and pending the
the Titanic task of loading and un- arrival of a large drop from NeW'
loading mail and putting on board York, the presentation of the last,
stores of var1oskinds, including Mimes' production, "The Road to
ice, water and fresh fruits.
The larder was well stocked Rome," by Robert E. Sherwood, was,
when she left Germany, so the ste- postponed until today. The first
wards devoted themselves particu- performance will be given tonight
larly to taking on viands of Span- at the Mimes theatre at 8:30
ish flavors.. o'clock.
The day had been full of thrills In addition to the huge sets.ob:.
for inhabitants along the dirigible's adiion to th e stsmos
route. All went according to sched- ted from New York, the costumes
ule until after Gibralter had been used by the original cast in the
passed, when the craft made dras- Yaor e. have be
tic changes in route and conjec- tamesied by E. Mortimer Shuter,
tures as to its reason met with no Mimes director, for this presenta-
explanation, until virtually when hiourThey other sets,representing
the airship was at Cadiz, Spanish the courtyard of the villa of sen-
coast city, some hours later. Then ator Fabius Maximus, the general
it was learned that her long so- headquarters of Hannibal, a few-
jburn over Africa had been to avoid miles from Rome, Rave been con-
approaching Spain in the heat of mastructed by Fred'tRer man, Mimes
the day. master carpenter.
Thereafter her progress was re- The cast for the play includes a
ported regularly and no occasion score of old Mimes favorites who
for misgiving arose. have not appeared on the Mimes
The Graf day embraced travel of I stage for some time. Among theme
approximately 3100 miles of mapped are George Priehs, '30, Kenneth3
course, with considerable slow fly- White, Grad., Josephine Rankin,
ing to fill in the midday hours '30, George T. Trembly, Jr., '30,
around North Africa. James J. Raymond, '30 and Norman
Carries Mail. Brown, '31.
Such volumes of mail were ready i Advance reservations may be!
for her tonight that it seemed to made by phoning 4151. The box!
the special staff of post - office office will be open every afternoon
workers that everybody in Europe this week for ticket sale as well.
must have decided to send a letter I
or postcard oil the Graf. In addition lUnin Directors Halt
there were many official communi- C di L
cations of greeting between offs- j ar-p laying in LobbyI


nition of his work as an artist he
was recently given a degree of Mas-
ter of Arts by Bowdoin college.
Prof. Robert E. Rogers, profes-
sor of English at the Massachusetts
Institute of Technology, stated that
"Mr. Thompson's reading of Cyrano
de Bergerac last springhwas un-
doubtedly the high light of the
course. My students were partic-
ularly impressed by his ability to
project personality and character
through the voice."
Tickets for the recital will be on
sale at Slater's bookstore and room
13211 in Angell hall.I
Philadelphian Receives Full
Support of Judiciary
Body in Report.1
I(I1" 4v u A iard I ss)
WASINGTON, May 19.-Unan-
imous approval of the nomination
of Owen J. Roberts of Philadelphia
as an associate justice of the Su-
preme court was voted tda th
Senate Judiciary committee and
confirmation is expected tomorrow
by the Senate.
The committee report was laid
before the Senate by Senator Borah
Republican Idaho, who will ask
consideration of the nomaination to-
morrow at the regular executive
session. Republican leaders were
conident Roberts would be con-
firmed without delay.
The Philadelphian was nom-
inated by President Hoover after
the Senate rejected Judge John J.
Parker of North Carolina. Action by
the Judiciary committee was taken
after a sub-committee appointed to
consider the nomination had un-
animously reported in favor of
confirmation. The sub-committee'
was composed of Senators Borah,
Overman, Democrat North Carolina,
and Herbert, Republican Rhode Is-.
land. Approval of the nomination
was voted hy the fu committee
after only a few minutes of dis-
cussion. Chairman Norris of the!
committee said no protest had been
filed against the nominee. E
A letter was received from Nor-
man Thomas, socialist leader, ask-
ing that an investigation be made
by the committee of the opinion of
any prospective justice of the Su-,
preme court on public utilities
regulation and social legislation,
but no answer was taken on the
senate Approves Bill
to Enforce Dry Law'
(By Asscid Prrvs)
WASHINGTON, May 19- Final
congressional action of President
Hoover's first major proposal to
strengthen dry law enforcement
was obtained today as the House
unanimously agreed to Senate
amendment to the Williamson bill
authorizing transfer of the Prohi-
bition bureau from the treasury to
the Justice department.
President Hoover is expected by
administration followers to affix his
:;ignature as soon as the measure
reaches the White House. The
transfer is to become effective July
"Under the measure, however, the
industrial alcohol and the narcotic
bureau, which had been co-ordin-
ated with the prohibition bureau,
will remain under treasury juris-
diction. It is understood that Pro-
hibition commissioner. Doran is to
remain as head of the Industrial al-
cohol division for a time at least.

Opinion to Have Great Effect
on Companies Financing
Automobile Sales.
I Owners Allowed to Recover
Vehicles if Illegality Is
(1}= lssowiold frre )
WASHINGTON, May 19.-Auto-j
mobiles seized by the government;
for the unlawful transportation of
liquor must be confiscated under]





Balloting Will Take Place Continuously From


9 O'clock Until 5 O'clock in
Center of Diagonal.



the Prohibition law. The supreme
court made this ruling today in a
unanimous decision rendered by
Justice Stone.
Under it lien and owner will be
able to )recover their automobiles
when so seized if they satisfy that
'the unlawful use of the automobile
had not been authorized.
Aids Financing Companies,
The decision is of great impor-
tance to financing companies
which annually hold lien of ap-
proximately two billion dollars in
automobiles being purchased on'
deferred payments. Having pre-
viously decided that when an auto-
mobile was seized and the driver
arrested and prosecuted under the
Prohibition law the automobile
must be confiscated under that1
law, the court left open the trouble{
some question of what the govern-
ment could do when the person ar-
rested for the illegal traffic had not
been prosecuted.
Th I trvrrnn f htV, ti btn nhfnin


Illportat camnpus iositions will be filled when more than 2,200
studIents of all schools of the university, select officers for the Student
council, theu Inion, the oardl in Control of Athletics, the Board in
Control of Publications, the ()ratorical association, and the Student
Christian association at the All-Camipus elections today. All balloting
will be dine at the booth in the center of the diagonal wlich will be open
from () o'clock this inornin1mn itil 5 o'clock tonight.
C'omlnanding the iost interest of the 26 positions to be filled. is
the presilency of the Student council. Iwo candidates, Merton I. Bell
and( Charles .1. Reynolds, both of whom have been prominent in class
and campus activities, will vie for the coveted position.
Six men have been nominated for the three senior positions of the
council. The candidates for these offices are: William J. Brown, Robert
'. Crane, Richard A. l"urniss, Malcohn J. Ilume, Edwin A. Schrader,
- ttndl J. harrison Sinrall.
For the four junior literary po-
sitions, eight men have been nom-
inated. These are: ,Frederick
gCrumpacker, Thomas M. Davis,
TH901ION91 SINGJohn D. Hubly, William H. Jordan,
TRA ITINAL SIN Edward L. McCormick, Alfred.
Palmer, Thomas G. Roach, and Ed-
MFinal Gathering ward S. Wunsch. One junior from
Affair Marks Fthe engineering college will also be
of Senior Class Members selected by the campus at large. J.
Before Graduation . Nall Candler and Robert Jones are
the candidates for this office.
GLEE CLUB WILL ASSIST Vote on Vice Presidents.
Thirteen men will run for the
six vice-president positions of the
Graduating students of the Un- Union. Robert W. Ackerman,
versity will participate in the an- Frank E. Cooper, and Montgomery
nual Senior Sing at 7:30 o'cl'ock Schick have been nominated to run
'omorrow night in the center of the for the Literary vice-presidency.
Frm th En o Pniv-s ori n,,, nll,. L,-r vT


Margaret Anglin,
Noted American actress, who will
appear in the first of tie series of
plays of the Dramatic Festival,
"Antigone,," presented by Robert
Henderson's company, opening in
the Lydia Mencdelssohn theatre, on
Monday night, May 26.
Arrival of Margaret Anglin, St-

e government ,.ougin UL )i am In Henderson C ng-
Inrs Company d nal. The sin will mark the
a ruling under which it could exer- Iman A. Bullard and Charles .
cise its discretion whether to bring ompletes Cast. last informal gathering, of these Young will run. James W. Hubly
condemnation proceedings against I graduing, in the traditional round and John D. Macpherson will be
the automobile under the internal SALE OF TICKETS BEGINS of senior activities before com- I the candidates for the Medical vice-
revenue law. The owner and lien mencement. ,. presidency while Theodore C. Baer
holders would have no opportunity Arrival yesterday of Margaret .The Midnight Sons quartet will and Milton McCreery will seek the
whatever to recover. * !Anglin, star of the Robert Hen- 1 give several numbers during the same position for the Law school.
Court Makes Decision. derson company fin their perform-' evening. Additional numbers by the The office from the Dental college'
The court decided today it cis iopC of Sophocles' "Antigone" e\oen's Glee club and the Varsity will be contested by Thomas W.
of the opinion that .udeePro- completed the cast for thisprodut'- band will fill out the program. A Chamberlain and Joseph R. Dpn-
hibition law "it is the dut of Pro- tion, the first of the Dramatic Fes- large stand in front of the flagpole well, Edward H. Goodman anc f
hibitionlawitis tharedtyper-tivaph in the center of the campus, is be- tor P. Schumacher will run for of-
hibition officers to arrest any per-; iva' which will open in the Lydia ing erected by the Building and flefo;h cmie olge.
son discovered in the act of trans. Mendelssohn theater Monday, May Grounds department tdin - Nice fromdthe s combined collegeso.
portation and to seize transporting 126, at 8:30 o'clock. date the band an dthe Glee club. for the three student positions on
vehicles; and such. arrest and The ticket sale for the play has The stand will be decorated with the Board in Control of Pubica-
seizure requires the government to already opened at the theatre box maize and blue streamers while il- tions. All have had experience on
proceed for the forfeiture of the office. It will be open from 10 lumination will be provided by a either the editorial or business side
vehicle under section 26," Prohi- o'clock, until 7 o'clock at night. Ad- string of electric lights. I of The Daily, the Michiganensian,
bition law. vance reservations may be made by Song sheets with songs that will and the Gargoyle. These are:
"It is unnecessary to say whether phoning. be sung at the occasion, have been George S. Bradley, Egbert H. Davis,
if for any reason that seizure can-- For the designing and execution prepared. Such favorites as the Whitfield D. Hillyer, Clay Olmstead,
not be made or the forfeiture pro- of the sets and scenery of the play, "Yellow and Blue," "The Victors." Jr, John R. Rose, George C. Tilley,
ceeded with prosecution for any the services of Chester Woodward, "Varsity," and "College Days," will James F. Ward, and 'Wallace Wes-
offense committment must be made of New York, scenic assistant to be sung by the assembly. In ad- sels.
under the national Prohibition act Joseph Urban, have been secured. dition several songs of a lighter and Positions to be filled for the Or-
rather than other statutory provis- He helped to create the sets for more comical nature such as are atorical association include the
ion," it added. 'Miracle" for its opening in New sung at fraternity and sorority presidency, vice-presidency, secre-
The decision applies only to auto- York. houses, will be on the program. tary, and treasurer. Lawrence E.
mobiles seized while being used in "The Antigone" is in the line of Although the sign is primarily a Hartwig and Howard Simon will
the unlawful transportation of the "heroic" plays which Robert senior function, arrangements are battle for the presidency while the
liqu.rsHenderson first produced last being made to accommodate stu- vice-president will be chosen from
liquor.,spring in Ibsen's "The Vikings" dents of other classes as well as Gilbert Harrison and Robert Mur-
I with Thomas'Wilfred and the color members of the faculty and towns- I phy. Irving Cooper and Jesse Dunn
Bobby Jones Shoots . organ. The costumes for this play people. will run for the office of secretary,
ehave been designed by Margaret, The traditional formal attire, while Florence Clement and Eliza-
Sensational C o r c Hapgood, graduate of the Boston long flowing robes and tasseled beth McDowell the only women in
. -'Museum of Art, while elaborate caps, will be worn by the graduating the races today have been nominat-
in English .Tourney musical accompaniment to the students. ed for the treasurership.
production will be under the direc- - - The three student positions on
v,,,;, tion of Ralph Lewis. _______ -TICKETS ON SALE the senior cabinet of the Student
(B- ie ,ito fRlhLws Christian association will be se-
SUNNINGDALE, Eng., May 19. - FOR SENIOR BALL (ected from:, Nelson Armstrong,
Bobby Jones today won the Gold Dr. Dorothea W. Singer SBWilliam Compton, Beakes Dickerson
Vase of Golf illusrated, shootnig Lectures Here Today 'Tickets for the 1930 Senior Ball William Jacobs, Donald Noch, and
a sensational 68 in the afternoon '-I may still be obtained, accordlin g t'f T. Hollister- Mabley.
after an ordinary 75 in the morn- Dr. Dorothea Waley Singer of an announcement made last night The last position to be selected
ing, to lead a great field of ama- Oxford, England, author of a num- by Richard Cole, '30, chairman of I by the student voters will be the
teurs in the 36-hole medal compe- ber of books and a member of a the committee. The few remaining student position on the Board in
tition.es distinguished English family, will . bids may be obtained at the main Controlr of Publications. Maynard
Jone's total of 143 was good give an illustrated lecture at 4:15 desk of the Union each afternoon D. Morrison and John A. Tompkins
enough to win by a stroke from !o'clock this afternoon in the Nat- from 3 to 5 o'clock. will be the candidates for this of-
the Hon. W. G. Brownlow, son of | ural Science auditorium on Al- Austin Wylie and his orchestra, Ailt h all the balloting wall be
Lord Lurgan, who returned a score I chemy" Mrs. Singer is a promin- playing in the midst of a Spanish Athhalthearthnglwillry,
of 69 in the morning and 75 in the: ent scholar of medicine and its his- g paydnting, nl thvie maspaich done at the booth near the library,
afternoon. h tory; she recently completed thefarden setting, will provide music the ballots will be a different color
The record of the newly constucn--.1 third volume of a "Catalogue of for the dancers. Wylie who attract- for each school. Male students
Te rnninda ouse wa ntwice Alchemical Manuscripts," a work ed nation-wide attention over the1 alone will be allowed to vote for
Manuscripts,"rs ws tic iradio was chosen only after muc he oiinst eflldo[h
broken during theday. Brownlow's 1which lists hundredsaof medievalconsidetio manyleadingor- dpostionitodbe fion.
69 set a new mark in the first w kritings in English and Irish cnsdrtino mn laig r Student council and the Union. The
round wm Jone she byra braries. She has written contri- chestras in the country by the 'entire campus, however, will ballot
round which Jones shaded by a butions for "Isis," "Archeion," and I committee. for the remaining offices. The elec
stroke a few hours later.other scholarly publications, and is I The Ball will be the last social tions, which will be in charge, and
Three American Walker Cup play- ;also the author of "Ambrose Pare." function of the present senior class under the direct supervision of the
ers entered the play, George Voigt. as well as the last remaining large ( Student council, will be held no
and O. F. Willing, 152. Bobby I Icampus dance of the semester matter what the weather may be.
Baugh, an American scholar atf y Productlon -_-__ --
Oxford, had a score of 154. Until to Give Three Plays MER TON BELL, CHARLES REYNOLDS
the American open champion be- oeatb
gan to burn up the course, Brown Thre one-a plays will be pre-i SEEK COUNCIL PRESIDENCY TODAY
low was regarded as a certain win- sented by the advance direction
ner. He had led the field in the class of Play Production courses Merton Bell '31 and
morning while Jones was playing ! tomorrow night in the University Charles Reynolds '31 will
an uninspiring round. hall auditorium at 8:30 o'clock. The be candidates for presi-
The son of Lord Lurgan is one :roles willbe taken by students in d e n t of the Student
of the most picturesque in British Play Production. , zouncil at the all-cam-
golf. Remembered in the United pus elections today. Offi-
States for his great 21-hole battle II SEBALL, TENNIS GAMES -Hzers for 25 other campus
with Jess Sweetser in the semi- POSTPONED DUE TO RAIN positions will likewise be


cials of European and American
cities and states.
The Graf, takirng ofl tomorrow at
dawn, will shape her course for the
Canaries and Cape Verde Islands,
after which she will head south-
ward across the equator to Ter-
nambuco, Brazil, her first sched-1
uled stop after this city.
From Seville to Ternambuco the
line distance is approximately 5,000
miles, almost entirely over water,
when the only advises of her
progress will be obtained from herI
own radio dispatches and from,
ships sighting her at sea, after the
Canary and Cape Verde Islands!
have been left in the distance.
Distribution of the 1930 Michi-
ganensian will be continued from
8 until 4 o'clock today in the base-
ment of Angell hall. After today,
the yearbook can be secured only
at the offices of the 'Ensian in the
Press building.

Card-playing in the lobby of the
Union will be prohibited after this
date according to action taken re-
cently by the Union Board of Di-
rectors. Abuse of the privilege was
given as the reason for this move.t

_ _--- - --
Three donations of five dollars to friendly hands. Lovell died in
each were received at the office of the Washtenaw county poor farm
The Daily yesterday to inaugurate!
the "Doc" Lovell memorial fund after several months residence fol-
which is being raised by friends of i lowing i-ll health during the winter.
the deceased campus celebrity. ; Although better known among
Donors to date are T. R. Pierson those alumni who attended the
and "Bud" Covert, both Michigan University in the days of the war
alumni, and Mr. and Mrs. Stanley;
Muirhead. Muirhead was graduated and before, "Doc" Lovell is not en-
in 1929 from the law school. ! tirely a mystery to many of Michi-
Last funeral rites for the one- gan's present undergraduates be-
time campus tradition at Michigan cause of the recent literary efforts
were held at 2 o'clock yesterday which the famous character placed
afternoon in Forest Hill cemetery. on sale last spirng at local book-1
Dr. Arthur W. Stalker, retired min- stores. Among the pamphlets
ister of the First Methodist church, which were given the best sale at
officiated. that time were "Which Came First,

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