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VOL. IX, No. 3






RegN' ration Will ('ontinue Tprong
owt Week Until Saturday to En-
able Tardy Ones To Enter
Enrollment for the Summer Se
sion including all students who h
registered mup to 4 o'clock yester&
afternoon, numbered 2,812 in
schools and colleges, according
figures compiled in the office of I
ward E. Kraus, dean of the umn
Session. This figure was 267 1ss th
at the same time last summer, why
3,079 student's had enrolled up to M(
day afternoon, and 855 less tihan la
year's total enrollment.
Three divisions showed an incre
over last year, the Medical school ha
ing 262 students enrolled a's compa
ed to 221 a year ago, an increase
41; the Graduate school having 817
compared to 753 a year ago, an :
crease of 64; and the College of Pha
macy having 32 as compared to 31
year ago. All other schools and co
leges showed a slight decrease, tl
largest being in the Literary colle
where 236 less students than last ye
had rgistered to date.
Complete figures to date, for 1a
year at this time and for final e:
rollmnent, last year, are as follow;
College of Literature, Science and t
Arts, to date, 774; last year, 1,01,
last year finial enrollment, 1,19
College of Engineering and Archite,
ture: to date, 299; last year, 327; la
year's enr-ollment, 343.
Medical shool: to date, 253;. la
year, 221; last year's enrollment, 2'
Law School: to date, 148; last yea
156; last year's final enrollment, 15
College of Pharmacy: to date, 32; li
year, 31; la'st year's fi'nal enrollme


Ed ward 11. Iraus
dean of this year's Summer

Who is+


Two Of Number Received Same
Honors During Entire Four Years
At University
Thirty-six students in the College
of Literature, Science, and the Arts
received all "A" grades during the last{
semester, according to statistics given1
out yesterday by the recorder's of-
flee. Of thiis number, 13 were juniors,
11 seniors, 8 freshmen and 4 sopho-
Two of the 36 hiaving a perfect rec-
ord during .the last semester, also had
all "'A" grades during their four years
in the University. They were Ruth E.
Banfield, '28,_ and Tom I. Mck, '28.
This is perhaps one of the highest
honors that can, be attained in the
The complete list is as follows:
Arthur Adel, '31, Ruth E. Banfield,
'28, Kathryn Bennett, '28, William W.
Bishop, Jr., '28, Maurice S. Brown,
'30, Joahnn M. Brumm, '31, Robert E.
Qarsoni, '28, Eleanor A. Cook, '31, Ed-
ward O. Curran, '30, Ray G. Curtis,
'28, Edith V. Egeland, '30, and Richard
Erway, '28.
Richard Fuller, '28, Russell C. Good-
rich, '29, Lawrence E. Hartwig, '31,
Max M. Isberg, '30, Howard C. Jack-
son, '29, Agnes E. Johnson, '31, Vera
E. Johnson, '29, Tom H. Mack, '28,
Walter H. Mack, '28, Ruth Mayndel-
ker, '31, Marie Louise J. Michael, '31,
Loren B. Miller, '28, Daniel W. Myers,
'29, and Roger A. Pack, '29.
Charles E. Palmer, '29, William B.
Palmer, '29, Margaret Damelee, '28,
James Poling, '28, Irene Louise Rich-
ard, '29, Herbert S. Schwartz, '29, E.
Clark Strillmani, '29, Myer Teitelbaum,
'31, Mary L. Wedenieyer, '28, and Stel-
Ila E. Wellman, '29.

Rlsiain Ice-breaker Reported Talking
To Aiunlsen Reseiie Party
Also Lost
(By Associated Press)
KING'S BAY, Spitzbergen, June 25.
-Gen. Umberto Nobile today was
aboard the base ship Citta di Milaino
at Virgo Bay recovering from injuries
received when the dirigible Italia
crashed on the Polar ice cap on May
Soon after he was rescued from an
ice floe by a Swedish flyer, Nobile was
aiding in the search for his missing
comrades of the Italia with his advice
and knowledge of ice conditions.
He hoped to lead an air expedition
to search for seven men who drifted
to the eastward in the balloon part of
the dirigible after the crash. He is
not expected to recover from his in-
juries for a month, howeyer, and in
the meantime plans are being are be-
ing made to search for the'se men un-
der his direction. Aside from those in
the balloon part of the Italia, the
searching parties were anxious to
trace three members of the crew who
were with Nobile but who have been
missing since May 30, when they start-
ed aioot for land.
A Swedish plane equipped with
skis made a landin~g Saturday near
Nobile s camp on the ice near Foy'ne
island, a feat which the Italian res-
cue flyers here had thought impos-
sible. A little later his plane took off
with the injured leader, leaving his
five companions. Lieut. Alfredo Vig-
lieri, Frossor F. Behounek, Giuesppe
Bfogi, Filippo Troiano and Natale
Ceccioni still 'stranded on the ice. '
Nobile was carried to Hinlopen
strait, which separates west Spitz-
bergen from Northeast land, where
he was transferred to another Swed-
ish machine, a seaplane, and trans-
forted to Virgo Bay.
LONDON, June 25.-An exchange
Telegram dispatch from Paris quotes
the newspaper L'Information as pub-
lishing a report from Moscow that
the Russian icebreaker Krassin is in
communication with Roald Amundsen
and his five companions missiig in a
French seaplane.
The dispatch said that Russian
aviators would attempt to rescue the
men with a Junkers plane which is
aboard the ice-breaker.
The Krassin sailed from Bergen for
King's Bay, Spitzenbergen, last week
and was to cover virtually the same
route which Amundsen had plannied to

Senator Reed Is Preparing Statement
Regarding Farmers And Voices
Encouragement To Friends
' (By Associated Press)
HOUS'TON, Texas, June 2 .-In the face of mounting odds, the
anti-Smith folks, "Jim" Reed, and the dry of the South fought bitterly
against odds today to gain the vital one-third, three hundred sixty-seven
votes necessary to halt Al Smith.
In his quarters high up in the Rice hotel alcove the seething mob
of his incoming delegates, Senator Reed strives for the presidential nom;-
nation, preparing another statement, this one dealing with the farm situa-
tion, -and voices encouragement to friends who come to him during the
day. Down Main street, Daniel Roper of South Carolina, spokesman of
the anti-Smith' and anti-Tammany faction, was busy in the Lamar hotel
dispatching couriers to the delegations
he hopes to hold in line, and later to-
day he called into session his "steer-
ing committees."
Word of probable defection in the
ranks of the "outsiders" in favor of
Deelares That Ducees Positlon is Due Smith, particularly in Ohio and pos-
As uch To Accident As To His sible in Indiana, only served to spur
Own Shredwness' on the drive and as the hot sun was
sinking today there was no lull in the
SHOWS RISE OF FASCISM drive against the .. ew York governor,
"Mussolini's present position is due Particular interest for the afternoon

Graduate school: to date, 817; last
year, 753; last year's final enrollment,
1,031. School of Education: to date,
464; last year, 560; last year's final en-
rollment, 625. School'of Business Ad-
ministration: to date, 16; last year, 21;
last years's final enrollment, 22.
Registration will continue today
and during the week in order to ac-
c.._nodjate latecomers from other uni-
versities and colleges which close after
the University. Several hundred more
are expected to register during this
Walter B. Rae, '22, former Michigan
basketball star, has been named as-
sistant to the dean of students in
charge of enforcement of the automo- 1
bile regulations, it was announced to-
day by Dean Joseph A. Bursley.
The announcement was made in con-
junction with a 'statement that Har-
vey C. Emery, who for the past year
has had charge of the enforcement of
the automobile ruling, had resigned.
Mr. Rea will take full charge July
1, on whfch date-Mr. Emery's resigna-
tion became effective. Mr. Emery will
give assistance throughout the sum-
mer, however.
Mr. Emery will continue study in
the graduate school during the Sum-
mer Session, and ,plans to leave Ann
Arbor early in September. He ha's
made no statement relative to his
plans for zniext year.
Students enrolled in the Sum-
mer Session - and desirous ofE
obtaining practical journalistic
experience may report at the
office's of The Summer Michigan
Daily in the Press building be-
tween 2 and 5 o'clock any after-
noon this week. Practical exper-
ierice is offered both' in the busi-
ness and editorial departments

Katherine Wick Kelly
Who has been secured as the lead-
ing lady and featured artist of the
Rockford Players.
G With Exception Of Robert Henderson,
Director, Rockeford Players
Present New Cast
Playgoers of the Summer Session
are rapidly securing season reser-
vations for the performances of the'
R ckford. Players, who last night
opened their third summer appear-
,nc ehere with the production of Sum-
eraet Maugham's "The Letter,", in
Sarah Gaswell Angell hall. Tickets
for the entire season are now on sale
at all the book stores, and may be
purch'ased at the box office before each,
With the exception of Robert Hen- I
derson, director of the company, the
personel of the players is entirely
new this summer. Katherine Wick
Kelly, leading lady and tfeatured ar-
tist of the troupe, is remembered in
Ann Arbor for her work in "The Mol-
lusc, "Anne Pettersdotter," and other
plays with the Michigan Theatre,
League several seasons ago. For the
hjast ten years, she has been leading,
lady at the famous Cleveland Play-,
house, where her work has attracted!
a deal of favorable comment. While
she has appeared several times in New
York, her popularity in Cleveland has,
made it impossible for her to leave
that city for any length of time.
Roman Bohen of the Goodman Me-
mori-l theatre of Cihcago, l's leading
man. Elberta Trowbridge second1
womani, was brought from New York
by Miss Bonstelle, to appear with Ly-
dia Westman in 'Two Girls Wanted."
She comes to the Rockford company
from Detroit, and will play opposite'
Miss Kelly in a series o" interesting
or the first, time in the history of
the University of Michigian Summer
Session a comprehensive program of
intramural athletics and activities will
be conducted under the supervision of
Paul Wa'shke, assistant director of in-
tramural athletics.
This program, it has been anniounc-
ed will include competitive play such
as tennis, swimming, baseball, play-
grccund ball, golf, handball, squash,
and similar glamies adapted to the mid-
summer 'season 'and a number of non-
competitive recreational activities.
To further the play outlines by the
initramural department the Board in
Coptrol of Atthiletics has offered all
the facilities of Ferry Field, south
Ferry Field, the Yost Field House,
and the new intramural soprts build-
ing for the use of summer session
Those students wishing to parti-
cipate in these organized intramural
summer sports are requested to regis-
ter their names in room 6 of Water-
! man gymniasium. Participation is free
to all regularly enrolled students o
the Summer Session.

is much to accident as to his ownI
shrewdness," Professor William Fray-
er of the history department declared
in a lecture delivered yesterday after-
noon at five o'clock in Natural Science
auditorium. Professor Frayer began
his talk by pointing out the effect that
Mussolini's dictatorship is having on
the attitude toward American demo-
cracy. He denied that it will havel
any permanent effect.
"A democracy," he said, "is the most
effective form of government that has
been devised thus far in the history
of government." He admitted that
there were undoubtedly minor de-
fects, but none that could n'ot be
remidied. "Complacency," he de-
clared, "is our greatest danger, be-I
cause it binds us to tfie faults that our
government does possess."
On this basis he sketched Musso-
lini's rise and the growth of his pow-
er. He gave a clear picture of the
Duce as a youth absorbing radical
literature, and stated that be was most,
strongly influenced by four men,
Machiavelli, Nietzsche, Sorell, and Wil-
liam James. He sh'owed that Fascism
was an outgrowth of conditions that
followed the war, and that Mussolini
merely guided the movement. "'Italy
at that time," Professor Frayer stated,
"'was in what might be called an epic
mood, and a change from the existing
bankrupt government was imperative."
He drew a picture of Italy as it ex-
isted 'at that time, and showed the
cause that led up to the change to
"However, the task of building up
the country completed, xa change will
undoubtedly be made to a more libe-
ral form of government. Mussolini
cannot ;ast forever, and his death will
be a certain signal for the change,"
Professor Prayer declared. He con-

centered in the canvass of the Okla-
homa delegation that a "break" for
Smith was in sight.
There was no doubt but that the
pr uhibition announcement yesterday
by the Missouri senator had proved a
basis for a working agreement be-
tween the dry South and Reed's men.
However, both sides stoutly dentied
any coalition. Reed again sent word
to his men that he was not fighting
any particular candidate. All through
: the (lay, however, he declared that
he had to fight Smith if he was to win,.
but he added that he was not oppos-
ing Smith because he was Smith, the
attitude very clearly taken by the
Southerners after Roper.
Roper 'and his men were still work-
inrag under cover during the day.
I There were no indications from them
as to whom constituted their "steer-
lg conimittee," or wlhat their course
of procedure was. Last night Mr.
cioper announced that he was "op-
posed to nullification of the 18th
amendment and to Tammany control
of the federal government," and de-
ermined upon the course of pro-
HOUSTON, Texas, Juine -25.-Mak-
ing little noise but evidently expect-
ing much, leaders of the Smith forces,
on the eve of the opening of the Dem-
ocratic convention today, apparently
were awaiting only the balloting sig-
No statemenit, except in the 'mo-st
general terms, were to be had from
Smith headquarters. It was no secret
that friends of the New York gover-
nor expected his nomination on an
early ballot. How early, none in au-
thority would say. Privates in the
ranks were not willinfg to 'go beyond
the third roll call, but the men who
will direct the Smith strategy said
it would come on an early ballot
and. refused to add to the prediction.
On subject's outside of politics the


A. review, By Stratton Buck

The Rockford Players opened the
summer dramatic season last evening
in a most satisfactory and gratifying
manner. The first night audience
which filled Sarah Caswell Angell hall
was treated not only to a distinctly
superior performance of an excellent
play, but Professor Rankini was on
hand as well, to give the effort official
university sanction, and to introduce
what he termed "the best company of
players between two coasts." The
production that followed seemed to
justify this superlative praise. "The
Letter" was presented with zest and
finish. Both its melodramatic and
psychological elements were skillfully
handled, and when in the third act the
climax was reached the iluusion of
reality w'as attained to such a degree
that one forgot he was watching a play
at all.
Katherine Wick Kelly in every way
lived up to the advance publicity which
has been given her; this is superla-
tive praise indeed. As Leslie Crosbie,
the character about whom the entire
'story is built, she swept everything be-
fore her, and dominated the stagie from!
curtain to curtain, The part assign-

ed to her was tremendous. Miss Kelly,'
however, developed her role with ar-
tistry and realism throughout, taking
full advantage of all the opportuni-
ties offered ,her. She was forced to
assume a melodramatic tenseness
during almost the entire perofrmance,
and was able to do this in a natural
and inoffensive way. It would be very
easy to overdo Leslie Crosbie. Miss
Kelly's work of last evening promis-
ed a mostodelightful season this sum-
Second only to the dominating Miss
Kelly was Roman Bohnen's splendid
interpretation of Howard Joyce, the
advocate. His work showed talent and
finish. Especially was the audience
made to feel the conflict between Joy-
ce's distaste for the whole unpleasant
business and his desire to shield his
friend, the murdress's husband, from
the truth which would crush him.
("The Letter" is not a delicate story.)
Robert Henderson filled two roles in
his usual excellent fashion. The rest
.of the cast proved itself in every way
capable and adequate, the production
at no time falling from the high
standard set, by the two leads.

- iew York leaders were almost
cluded by saying that the effec of loquacious. George W. Olvany showed
Mussolini's dictatorship was probably no unwillingness to talk of his golf
beneficial to both Italy 'and the rest 0o aefi n, n rnlinD.RoI
the orldgame; if any, and Fraenlklin D. Rouse-
te world. velt sat in his thirteenth floor room to
I chat of the charm of Warm Springs,
SAMSON IS PICKED Ga., as he nursed his strength for the
ON OLYMPIC TEAM speech he will make about Wednesday
night nominating Smith. Justice
Paul Samson., captain and star of Joseph M. Proskauer strolled about the
the 1927-28 University of Miclhigan lobby of Rice hotel renewing Alabama
swimming team, is included among acquaintances.
the list of 25 of America's foremost George R. Van Namee, manager of
aquatic stars who have been chosen the New York governor's pre-conven-
to represent the United States in the tion activities, continued his daily con-
Olympic games. ferences with newspaper men, but his
Samson, who is now competing un- chief topic of conversation seemed to
1 der the banner of the Illinois athletic be about Houstonfs weather.
club of Chicago, i-s entered in the free The Smith forces were to be aug
style events. He is at present in New mented by several hundred recruitf
York, where the newly selected Olym- today, but the latest arrivals wert
f pie team is taking part in a series of not expected to add to the crop of in
benefit meets for the Olympic fund. formation from the Smith camp.

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