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No. 17



ares That America Was Largely
Responsible For Return of
Law Book
ofessor Van Vollenhoven, in his
ure, yesterday on "Grotius and
rica" explained the significance of
famous publicist to political law
t is natural," stated Professor Van
enhoven, ('that the University of
ien and Holland should celebrate
three hundredti anniversary of
lus' book, De'Juri, Belli et Pacis,
why should the American univer-
s join in this celebration?" He
d that the world saw in Grotius
ster son of the United tSates, al-
gh he had nothing to do with
rica in a direct connection. Dur-
his lifetipe Grotius felt a keen
rest in the countries of the new
ofessor Van Vollenhoven declared
Grotius' famous book, which was
in 1625, after a long career,
ed away in 1775. After its death
book had two resurrections, for;
first of which the United States
largely responsible. Mr. Wheaton
the man who brought it to life in
during which year he dlivered
eech before the New York State
orical society bringing Grotius in-
this point Professor Van Vollen-
n read a note which was sent
fr. Wheaton by Chief Justice
shall. It read as follows:
[ugo Grotius is greatly indebted1
ou. You have raised him in my,
em to the rank he deserves."''
1 1889 at the first peace confer-
held at The Hague, Mr. Andrew
;e, one of the American delegates,
ke greatly in favor of Grotius," de-
d the professor. "Everyone
ght it appropriate and natural for
Lmerican delegate to honor a man
never saw this country." t
he Civil War," Professor Van Vol-1
oven continued, "was carried onP
r Grotius' principles."
ofessor Van Vollenhoven con-
ed his speech by praising the way1
the American universities have
red the tercentenary of Grotius'E
, which, he said, "is one of the
iiest, profoundest, and mostE
ied books ever written."
-:00-Sale of tickets for Niagara
Ils excursion at the Summer ses-t
n office in University hall.
-"Getting the Most From Light"
Prof.. H. Higbie in Natural
fence auditorium.
-The leetur in Natural Science
ditorium cancelled.
-Excursion party to Niagaral
ils takes special car at corner of
ate and Packard streets.

-Lecture on "Some European
braries" by Librarian W. W. Bis-
in Natural Science auditorium.
-Meeting of active members of
i Delta Kappa fraternity in Tap-
n hall.

Dr. Smith Treats M BY
spiritual eae o a OO COMPANY
Dr. D. V. Smith, '12M, who is in
charger 'off the eye department of a
hospital In Peking, China, recently -
treated Panshan Lama, the spiritual History of Arithmetic by Karpinski
ruler of Tibet. Written Primarily for Teachers
The Panshan is the religious leader Included in Exhibition
of more than 6,000,000 people of his
faith, which is similar to Buddhism. LATEST TEXTS SHOWN
While making a spiritual tour among
his followers in China, the Panshan
contracted a malady of the eyes. Dr. New editions of text books and sup-
Smith, the leading specialist of plementary reading for grade schools,*
China, was sent for to treat him. The high schools, and junior high schools
Panshan made a gift to the Peking are on display for the rest of the
hospital in appreciation of the doc- week in Tappan Hall.
tor's services. Every year several large publishing
companies give such an exhibition so
that teachers and principles attend-
ing the Summer session may have a
chance to become acquainted with the
FROM THE FILES newest school books and inform their
superintendents and school boards
about them.
Rand McNally & Co. of Chicago,
FIVE YEARS AGO who is conducting the display, has
The figures on enrollment, compiled men now in charge of the table in
by Dean E. H. Kraus, Monday, show Tappan Hall to give information on
that the total is 2,218. The number the books and to take. orders for
in the different schools and colleges them.
is: literary 1,182; engineering, 437; Prof. Louis C. Karpinski, of the
.medical, 159; law, 126; graduate, 296; 1athematics department, has written
pharmacy, 18; biological station, 40. a book on the history of arithmetic,
primarily for teachers. The new C.
A department of research will be B. A. Hurdle series of a'rithmetic tests
recommended at the next meeting of are on exhibition. Among the high
the Board of Regents. It will be head- school books on display are Payne's
ed by a director appointed by the Literatures, Sykes-Comstock Mathe-
Regents, and an administrative com- matics series, Davenport Agricultural1
mittee consisting of the heads of the series and, Robinson's Commercial
civil, mechanical, chemical, marine, Geography.
aeronautical, architectural and engi- 7Thorndike's Mathematics and Gen-I
neering departments. Its purpose will eral Languages for junior high :
be to assist the industrial and technic- schools are being displayed.
al interests of the state by practical Hiawatha Industrial Reader, Greek
co-operation in research and experi- Photoplays for children, Mother Goose
ment. tales, and other nursery rhymes were I
included in the children's section. I
Rex A. Collins, '12, the Michigan A large assortment of colored wall
representative of the Society for Vis- maps,1 pocket maps, and geographical1
ual Education was in the city yester- text book maps, of which Rand Mc-1
day. He said that educational films Nally makes a specialty, are also be-
should be distributed as teachers' tools ing shown.
to vitalize and supplement text books.
The main purpose of the pictures is Amsterdam, July 8.-Former King
to accomplish more work with the Frederick August of Saxony' visited1
same effort and the same time. There the former Kaiser Sunday at Doorn.1
is a distribution service located in
Chicago, and limited to schools. Organic .E volutio
Dr. A. M. Barrett lectured Tuesday
night on "The Extent and Causes of --
Insanity and Feeblemindedness in (Editor's note-This is the first ofE
Michigan." According to a sursvey, have been written expressly for The D
insanity is on the increase in Mich -
igan, for in 1890 there were but 3,652B
persons in state institutions, while in By prof. Ernest Rice Smith
1914 this naimber had incrased to Of the Geology Department of De
8,955. He said that 72 percent of the Pauw Universit
girls at the Adrian reformatory are Omitting any discussion of the legal'
abnormal, while 78 percent of the boys aspects of the Scopes case, there are+
are feebleminded. three phases of this problem to which+
attention should be called. The first I
The campaign for the new Y build- is the tendency among legislators to1
pass laws regarding which they haveI
ing has started, the territory having no technical or first-hand information.
been divided by counties throughout Tescn sasaeeto h e
Michigan. No definite reports have second is a statement of the re-
bn Michigan.N efiniteeot s hav-lation between Organic Evolution and-
been received but the outlook is fav- Religion. The third deals with certain1
orable. The aim is $45,000 before of the .proofs of -Organic Evolution
Aug. 1 to meet conditions of a $60,000 whcthe ledoasloornsents
gift which have led all modern students
gift. of Biology to accept its truth.
It is far from the truth in Govern-
Civil enginers have been working ment as in all other branches of hu-1
for the last 10 days installing a sew- man activity that in tcehnical fields,
erage system under the direction of decisions are reached 6nly after con-
Mr. A. N. Laird, instructor in sanitary sultation with the most thoroughly
engineering in the University. Plans prepared experts in the particular
have been mapped for the construction line; that for State Engineer of New
of 15 new steel buildings and a new York the people elect the Internation-
kitchen. ally known electrical wizard, Charles

P. Steinmetz rather than some un-
B. And G. News To known politician; in the discussion of
the teaching of Evolution, the state
A In October legislature of Tennessee cdals in the
-most distinguished Biologists rather;
The 12 page edition of the B and G than legislators ,from counties with-
News, pubication of the Buildings out a railroad or other means df mod-
uufuyyGpandnsdurdeoChga 10-- wy ern transportation. This tendency in;
and grounds department, which was a Democracy may be far more import-
issued last Saturday will be the last ant even than whether a man by the"
number until October, Mr. E. C. Par- name of Scopes shall pay $150 fine, or
don, the editor, announces. even whether he taught the truth or
This paper was established last not.
February for the employees of the That there is no fundamental con-}
department, and has been published flict between Science and Religionj
once a month since that date. Besides should be evident to all who read the
general departmental news it contains statement signed by large numbers of
a section for each division of the de- distinguished Scientists led by Dr. R.
partmont, which Include personal A. Millikan, Nobel prize winner,, that
items. Vach was a believer in Christianity and
that each believed in the theory of
Rome, July 8.-There will be no va- Organic Evolution. The early chapt-
cation this summer for Premier Mus- ers of Genesis give two accounts,
solini and his cabinet, it was an- wMdely varying, of the creation of thea
nounced, due to pressure of official earth and its inhabitants. Organic
business. Evolution gives a third very different.


Estimated That Both Hospitals
Be Able to Treat 20,000
Patients Yearly


COST OVER $3,000,00

With the completion and opening of
the new University Hospital comes
the end of a development that has ex-
tended over a period of more than
five years, and has absorbed the in-
terest and energy of a large number
of the University officials and em-
The entire cost of the.building has
been roughly estimated at about $3,-
600,000, over three times the cost of
the Medical and Surgical Wards which
were built in 1891, and are the only
two initial units of the University
Hospital still in existence. The first
appropriations for the new building
were made in 1917 and 1919, and work
on the Hospital was started by 1920.
However, the $1,050,000, appropriated
di dnot begin to cover the expenses,
and as a result work was stopped on
the building for over two years.
In June, 1923, work was resumed,
on the hospital and the Administra-
tion Building started. By January
1924, an appropriation of $2,300,000
had been released, which made possi-
ble the completion of the structural
work op the new building. More than
$500,000.00 has been spent on equip-
ment alone which is of the most
modern type.
It is estimated that the combined
old and new hospitals will treat over
20,000 patients every year. Inasmuch
as there still remain certain final fin-
ishing up jobs such as installation of
light fixtures, decorating in some por-
tions, and furnishing with equipment,
there are only 30 patients being cared
for now. Several internes are al-
ready established in their permanent
quarters on the second floor of the
Administration Building. The entire
building will be ready in every detail
for patients within another month.
n And Scopes
d By E. R. Smith

Star Salesmen To
Arrive Tomorrow R l|H di L
Four boys recently chosen as star C-
salesmen in a national salesmanshipO S I
contest of the Y. M. C. A. will arrive
tomorrow in Ann Arbor by autompbile UTL0VII
relay from New York, bearing in the' \U III
handle of a huge electric torch vari-
ous official messages of greeting to SAYS IT IS NOT NCESSAR;
persons in Chicago and Lake Geneva, PICK JURY OF SCIENTIS
Wis. Preparations are being made to TO HEAR CASE
greet the boy salesmen on their ar-
rival here, according to Viggp O. Nel-
son, the general secretary of the local
IY. M.. C. A.--
The trips is made by automobile Bryan Thinks Minority is Atte,
relays, an unusual means of locono- To Force Its Teachings
tion. Each city at which the boys Upon Schools
stop furnishes them with a car and -
driver to carry them to the next stop- (By Associated Press)
ping point. The boys are to arrive Morgan Springs, en., July
here from Detroit and are to go to SpeakingsTt a dinner given in hi
Jackson after leaving here. or by fellow lawyers conected
Just before the quartet ,left New, the prosecution of John T. Sd
York on July 1, Walter T. Diack, gen William Jennings Bryan here t
eral secretary of New York City Y. talmed of juries and minorities
M .C. A., handed them a packet of let- "As to the trial before a jury,
ters to be carried in.the hollow handle of the city papers have ridiculy
of the New Jersey Y. M. C. A. torch idea of trying a scientific qusict
which they carry.' fore a jury as if it were possil
,H ever was, to try such a questic
fore a jury of scientists," he sa:
scientist is an expert and mn
-O called as a wites but no onei
PANever think of selecting a jury o
tinsts to try even a scientific
4PL "The jury system is a very o
Presents Exceptionally Good Program stitution and has been part of ou
of Organ Music at Hill tem of justice from the beginni
Auditorium our nation's history.
"Our faith in the jury system
MANY ATTEND RECITAL upon the same foundation as our
in popular government.
A large aipreciative audience at- "No matter what the case
tended the third recital of the Faculty jury is considered competent to c
concert series, last night at 8 o'clock questions of fact and there is no
in Hill auditorium, where Palmer on why this question should na
Christian, University organist pre- tried in tis-state or in any
sented an exceptionally good program atey Tosr whossteares
of organ music. fully of our jury syse rare subje
Mr. Christian is the head of the themselves to more criticism than
organ department of the School of are making against the sytem.
Music. He received his early train- "Another point worth while f
ing in Chicago under Clarence Dick- public to know is that this case i
inson, and has studied since under an entirely new -'question ro
such well known artists as Karl minority can a minority use the c
Straube, Gustav Schreck, and Alex- to force its ideas upon the scl
andre Guilmant. He has been con- "We have heard the tyranny c
nected with the University since majority and our constitution's
1923 tempt to protect the minority
The opening number was a Con- such tryanny from the majority.'
cert Overture in C major by Hollins, constitutions are made by the n
a famous English organist. This was ity and show that in their sobe
followed by the "Song of the Basket ments the people are willing t
Weaver" a St. Lawrence sketch by restraints upon themselves so
Alexander Russell. The next num- prevent sudden action in times
bers were 'Sportive Faitus" by Dexso citement, ht
d'Antlfy; Traumerei by' Strauss; To- Bu is case e major
catta, Adagio and. Fugue in C of not attempting to force any teac
Bach's. The next, a delightful, ex- upon the schools. It is the m
quisite, almost fragile melody, the that is attempting to force teac
Improvisation by Karg-Elert was per- that represent the views of the
haps the best liked of the whole pro- ority.
gram. This was followed by Roddo
Capriccio by Lemare ,an American
organist; and Nocturne by Grieg. The
Toccata 'Thou art the Rock," by
Henri Mulet was a fitting conclusion1 of 111111
for the program. "l
Resolutions advising the ap
ment of a standing alumni com:
Ij 1 gUy of seven members to recommen
S provements in the present pl
alumni organization, were adop
The Men's Educational club, at its versity of Michigan clubs whic'
third regular meeting in the Michigan hed recently in Detroit.
Union on Tuesday night, staged a de- The appointment of several pe
bate on the subject of evolution which ent standing committees was als
promises to be one of the most inter- ommended. Among these were

esting and humorous. features sched- I mittees on. alumni, University sE
uled for it during the summer.cThe dormitories, state relations, pr
proposition debated was: Resolved, gation of scientific research, se
that all teachers of the state of Mich- ships and fellowships, athletics,
igan be required by law to subscribe ment bureau, University histor
to the doctrige of evolution. tradition.
A. A. Riddering, superintendent of It was advised that the boa
schools at Marysville, Michigan, act-! directorsconfer with the Rege
ed as chairman of the meeting. The the University as to the advis
affirmative team was composed oflof inaugurating a plan of vi
Principal S. H. Lyttle of Manistee, committees. Such committees
Michigan, Superintendent E. T. Knapp be composed of alumni who ar
of Highland Park, Michigan, and W. imnt in their professions. Thei
L. Carr of the University High school, would be to visit the University,
while Ernest Newland of Flint, Mich- the work in the department of
I an R. A. Homn of Arcola, Illinois, specialty, and confer with the f
nCharles Poor ,f Traverse City, of that department. They shv
Michigan, upheld the negative. yport their findings to the board
,rectors and to the triennial c
London, July 8.-Western Japan tion.
was shaken by an earthquake which
rumbled through Nagoya and cen- Holland, July 8.-Hope collet
tered in the Hida mountains, accord- been made the rceipient of 200
ing to a Times Tokio dispatch today. the collection of Prof- A. J. Iv
The dispatch said terrified inhabi- the education department at tha
i tants spent the night in the open, versity of North Dakota.

a series of articles on evolution which
Daily by prominent faculty men.)
account dealing especially with the
forms of life on the earth. Only one
of of these accounts can be true.
True Religion depends on the truth
of none of them. It carries man, Sci-
entist as well as Legislator, into the
realm of Faith, where both may see
behind the act, the Doer of the act, be-
hind the Law, the great Law-giver.
Every statement of Evolution should
begin with the name Charles Darwin
-not that he was the originator of
the Theory of Evolution, but that he
was the first man to support his the-
ory of the way in which Evolution
Norked with such a mass of Scientific
observaion as o gain is accepance by
large numbers of Scientists. In these
daysof argument and discussion, it
is well to emphasize the fact that no
Biologist or Paleontologist for a
moment questions the truth of Evolu-
tion. The only subject of discussion
among Scientists is as to the modus
aperandi. Darwin's ideas have had to,
be largely modified or abandoned.
There is a large group especially of
American Paleontologists who tend to
believe more largely the itleas of Lam-,
arck. DeVries the Duth botanist, and
arck. DeVries the Dutch botanist, and
proposed significant modifications of
the older theories. But all accept the
truth of Organic Evolution without
a dissenting voice.
Some Evidences of Evolution
Among the invertebrate animals, the
Cephalopod Molluscs have reached a.
very high stage in development, cul-
minating in the squids and cuttlefish
of our modern seas. Belonging to the
same class, but more sluggish 'and
heavily armored is a group of forms
which culminated in the Ammonites of
the Mesozoic. In the progress of
Geologic time, this group progressed
from straight horns to slightly curved,
to loosely coiled, to closely coiled, all
-wIth simple sutures and to, tightly
coiled forms with gradually more
(Continued on Page Four)

ball Scores

troit 5, 8, Boston 0, 2. -
ashington 10, Chicago 2.
eveland 14, 5, Philadelphia 3, 7.
w York 6, St. Louis 4.
Louis 5, Boston 4.
1 other games postponed on ac-
.t of rain.
tenos Aires, July 8.-Buenos Aires
stands sixth in the list of the
d's cities as regards population.
>lice census just completed gives


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