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The Weather
;loudy and cooler today,
r and warmer tomorrow.


Sic igan



A Word Of Welcome . .
Students In Politics .

Official Publication Of The Summer Session

Vol. XVII No. 1



lew High In Summer Enrollment Lou


ies Of 24

Repertory Players To Present
9 Plays During Summer session

Areli 1etshir

Lectures To
Topics Selected Include
Psychology, Literature,
Professor James
To Talk Tomorrow
Prof. Slosson To Discuss
'Modern 'Dictatorships'
This Afternoon
Prof. Preston W. Slosson of the
history department will open a series
of 24 special Summer Session lectures
with a discussion of "Modern Dicta-
torships" at 5 p.m. today in the Na-
tural Science Auditorium.
The lectures are open to the public
as well as to University students, and]
no admission charges are made.
In his lecture Professor Slosson
will describe the characteristics and
the origins of the principal dicta-
torships of the day, and will con-
sider their merits and demerits.
Professor Slosson is known as one
of the University's most prominent
lecturers. He has been prominent
in such student activities as the
Spring Parley of the regular session
of the University, attended the Ver-
sailles Conference in 1918 and 1919
and is the author of "Twentieth Cen-
tury Europe," "'Decline of the Chart-
ist Movement" and "The Problem of
Austrian-German Union.".
In Versailles Conference
During the Versailles Conference
Professor Slosson participated. as as-
sistant librarian for the American
Commission. In 1932 he was award-
ed the Carnegie Professorship in
History and was given a leave of ab-
sence from the University to teach
history in the Universities of Glas-
gow, Manchester and Bristol.
He has been associated with the
University since 1921, and previously
served as an assistant in history at

Open With Famous Ibsen
Tragedy; 'Squaring The
Circle' Is Tonight
"John Gabriel Borkman." one of
Ibsen's most distinguished plays, and
a satire on Soviet Russia, "Squaring
the Circle," by Valentine Katayev will
be the first two of the nine plays
to be presented during the'Summer
Session by the Michigan Repertory
The formal opening of the Players'
season was held Friday night with
the initial performance of "John
Gabriel Borkman," which will also
be presented at 8:30 p.m. Wednes-
day and Thursday nights in the Lydia
Mendelssohn Theatre. "Squaring the
Circle" will open tonight, and will
run tomorrow, and Saturday night
with a matinee Friday afternoon. No
evening performance will be given
Friday night because of the annual
faculty reception for Summer Ses-
sion students which will be held at
the League.
Seven other outstanding plays have
been selected for presentation dur,
ing this season, Valentine B. Windt,
director of the Players, announced
yesterday. The third play will be
a Broadway comedy-melodrama suc-
cess of a few years ago, "Post Road,"
by Wilbur Daniel Steele and Norma
Mitchell, which will be presented July
8, 9, 10 and 11.
"Mary of Scotland," by Maxwell
Anderson, one of the outstanding
plays of last year, will be given dur-
ing the fourth week of the term, be-
ginning July 15, and sunning through
July 18. During the next week, one
of John Gasworthy's best-known
plays, "The Pigeon," will be offered
for four days beginning July 22.
Last year's Pulitzer Prize play,
"The Old Maid," by Zoe Alkens will
Fisher Outlines
iummer Auto
Ban Regulations
Regulations for the Summer Ses-
sion automobile ban, which differs
in several particulars from that of
the regular session, were explained
yesterday in a statement issued by
K. E. Fisher, assistant to Dean Wal-
ter B. Rea.
One special exemption is made
during the summer, covering those
people who are engaged during the
academic year in professional pur-
suits such as teaching, law, medicine,
and nursing, and students may se-
cure permits, in addition to reasons
acceptable in the regular year, for
recreational purposes, limited, how-
ever, to transportation for out-door
athletic recreation during the Sum-
mer Session. After 9 p.m., use of a
car for the transportation of mixed
company will be considered a social
rather than recreational use, and
will be interpreted as a violation of
the auto ban.
Mr Fisher's statement follows:
The rules governing the regula-
tion of automobiles for the Summer

be the feature of the fifth ekanr' te;mdi
wibe he ae of the oste fifthw "ek -
plays of the season, Mr. Windtid.a
During the following week the PLay- ----
ers will present Sean O'Casey's "Juno ' - al ts Cu O
and the Paycock," and for the 6"i gth t t~l
production they will offer, in con- A t on; Will Rtrii To
junction with the School of Musie eaching Duy
a presentation of the famnous Gil- t5D
bert and Sullivan operetta, "The Pi-
rates of Penzance." The last pay K ei )C- I Ia-ed On
of the season will be one of the out-
standing successes of the Federal I (aw S .o4 k ]r':wo ltv
Theatre Project, "Chalk Dust," by
Harold Clarke and Maxwell Nurn-
berg, a satire on high school adminis- Prof. Walter W. Tupper
trations. It will be presented August s rs
18 and 19. iiglS 1r41111l Position
The cast of the first two plays will I Btdany Deairtment
include many students who are f a-
miliar to Ann Arbor audiences. Fred- The resignation of Prof. Emil
eric 0. Crandall, assistant director of Loreh, director of the College of Ar-
the Players, will have the title role chiteeture, from his administrative
in "John Gabriel Borkman," the part duties as head of that college, was
of a financial Titan who brings ruin announced Saturday by Dr. Frank E.
to his family and himself through his Robbins, assistant to the president,
upon receipt of the minutes of the
Board of Regents' executive commit-
tee accepting the resignation.
The action was taken under the
W a t B Rea ,-yr rule, by means of which a
facuity member may be relieved of
As i ae his administrative position after that
Assistant Dean llength of service to return to active
teaching duty. Professor Lorch came
to the Uniaersity as professor of ar-'
Board Appoints Olmstead chitecture and director of the college
in 1906 from the Dr;xlc Institute of
As Successor To Water; Architecture in Philddlphia, where
Resignations Accepted he had been an assistant professor,
and has served in the same position*
The Board of Regents, meeting for 30 years.
Friday morning, June 19, before i He will continue to act as profes-
Commencement, promoted Walter B. sor of architecture and a member of
Rea, assistant to the dean of stu- the administrative board of the col-
dents, to assistant dean of students, lege, which has succeeded him.
and named Prof. Charles T. Olmsted Head of the committee will be
of the engineering mechanics de- 'Prof. Wells I. Bennett, and the other
partment to the position of assistant members, in adiaion to Professor
dean of students vacated by the Lorch, will be Prof. Walter W. J.
resignation of Prof. Fred B. Wahr. Gores, Prof. Jean Hebrard, and Prof.
Four resignations were accepted by George M. McConkey.
the Regents. They were those of The Regents' Executive Committee
Prof. Stephen Timoshenko of the en- also announced the addition to the
gineering mechanics department, who Law School f culty as assistant pro-
will teach at Leland-Stanford next fessor of Paul G. Kauper. Professor
year, Prof. James H. Sams, jr., of Kauper received his A.B. degree from
the same department, who will join Earlhain Colgeat lichmond, Id.,
the faculty at Clemson College, S. C., in 1929, and his r his Doctor with
Prof. Warren L. McCabe of the chem- highdion ,He the Law School
ical engineering department, who has here in 1932. Hle was a emrber of
accepted a position at Carnegie In- Let iew n9d shared in the Cob-
stitute of Technology, and Prof. lent: iz i !1932 for his work on
George L. Jackson of the School of (C nW on Page 3)
Education, who resigned because of -
ill health.
LeaTPqves of abscznc. wr r P-nrtid tr

Law Session
Begins Today
Group Of Teachers Meets
Here For Fifth Annual
Carnegie Conference
Scott, Reeves To
Address Members
Meetings Begin Tomorrow
Morning; Hyde, Wilson,
Finch Also On Staff
Teachers of international law and
international relations from univer-
sities and colleges throughout the
coufitry will assemble here today at
the formal exercises opening the
fifth annual five-week program of
the Summer Session on Teaching In-
ternational Law.
Sponsored by the Carnegie Endow-
ment for International Peace, the
conference is conducted here each
year to afford teachers of interna-
tional law an opportunity to contact
and receive instruction from recog-
nized authorities in this field.
Scott And Reeves To Preside
Dr. James Brown Scott, director
of the international law division of
the Carnegie Endowment for Inter-
national Peace, and Prof. Jesse S.
Reeves of the University political
science department, both of whom
are members of the teaching staff
of the session, will address the open-
ing meeting of the group.
The students in the session will
be housed for the five-week period
at the Alpha Delta Phi fraternity
house, 556 South State St.
Courses dealing with the various
phases of international law will begin
tomorrow morning. Plans provide
for two lectures or group conferences
each forenoon for the remainder of
the session.
Will Direct Courses
Each of the members of the teach-
ing faculty of five will direct one
or more of the courses. The per-
sonnel of the council, as announced
last night, includes Dr. Scott as
chairman, Professor Reeves as dean,
George A. Finch, managing editor
of the American Journal of Interna-
tional Law, as secretary.
Prof. Charles Cheney Hyde, Ham-
ilton Fish professor of International
Law at Columbia University, and
Prof. George Grafton Wilson, pro-
fessor of international law at Har-
vard University, complete the mem-
bership of the teaching staff.
The program of the session in-
cludes, in addition to the courses
and group conferences, a series of
five evening lectures and a limited
number of consultation periods. The
lectures are the only portion of the
parley to which the public is ad-

3,097 Classified
As Classes Begin
In 43rd Sessiom

On Ne Parle Pas
L'Ang lais At This
Summer "Pension
"Je ne comprends pas l'anglais" is
the pass word at the Kappa Alpha
Theta sorority house, which has been
converted into Le Foyer Francais, or
the French house for the Summer
One rule governs the establish-
ment-let nothing but French be
spoken. Newspapers, magazines, re-
views, the library, the food, every-j
thing shall be French.
This is the first year that a proj-
ect of this type has been attempted.!
It is being given under; the auspicest
of the French department through
the sponsorship of Prof. Charles E.
Koella. Miss Georgette Maulbetsch,-
who was educated in Geneva, is act-
ing as director of the house.
Le Foyer Francais offers a unique
opportunity for students to practice
the spoken French language daily in
an informal atmosphere. Oppor-
tunities will be afforded to obtain a
better command of the structure and1
essential phrases, of the language,
Room has been provided for 16 wom-
en residents and there is room for
15 more men or women at the house.
Summer .Staff
Suppleme nted
By 46 VisitQrs
A group of 46 men and women
representing 25 universities and col-
leges in the United States will supple-{
ment the University's 1936 Summer
Session faculty in the capacity of
non-resident members.
The largest delegation of visiting
teachers comes from the University
of Illinois which is, represented by
three men on the summer faculty.
Harvard, Western State Teachers
College of Kalamazoo, Yale, Swarth-
more, Wisconsin and the National
Education Association are all repre-
sented twice on the list.
The complete list of. non-resident
members of the Summer Session fac-
ulty is as follows:
Dr. William G. Carr, director, re-
search division, National Education
Association, Washington, D.C.; Prof.
John R. Clark, principal of the Lin-
coln School, Columbia University;
Walter A. Cox, bureau of health ed-
ucation, Albany, N. Y., to teach in
the School of Education; Evelyn Co-
hen, teaching assistant in costuming,
(Continued on Page 8)

mnaining -lectures included
rmner Session program em-
oad variety of subjects, rep-
e of which are , interna-
tions, exploration, medicine
ral literature.
eston E. James of the geog-
partment will give an il-
lecture on "Rio de Janeiro
Paulo" at 5 p.m. tomorrow.
re will be held in Natural
Dorr On Program
mnerican Neutrality Policy"
ialyzed by Prof. Lawrence
the political science de-
in a lecture at 5 p.m. Wed-
'he following day, at the
e, Dr. Carl V. Weller of
rsity Hospital will speak on
ery Layman Should Know

Increase Of 22.1 Per Cent
Over Mark Of Last Year
Noted OnSaturday
Total Enrollment
Should Near 5,0
Number Of Women Shows
Marked Rise; Graduate,
Music Schools Higher
The forty-third Summer Session
opens today with what is believedl
will be a record enrollment as 3107
students had already registered by
Saturday, an increase of 22.1 per cent
over the enrollment of the session at
the same time last year.
In, 1935, at the same time as the
present enrollment census was taken,
but 2,537 students had registered.
The total enrollment last year was
4,066, the second largest Summer
Session in the University's history,
In 1931 a final total enrollment of
4,328 set an all-time high, but this
year the final total enrollment o a
proportional estimate with the 15
Summer Session will approxim
5,000 students, according to Miss
Marian Williams, University statisti-
Number Of Men Increased
The n lmber of women enrolled
through Saturday showed an in-
crease of 25.6 per cent over last ye
and the men 20.3 per cent. In 19
859 women enrolled and in 1936 1
079. The men increased from 2,3
to 3,097.
In the graduate school there has
been an increase of 382 students, and
in the Music School an increase of
66 per cent or 45 students.
Prof. Louis A. Hopkins, director of
the Summer Session, joined with
other members of the University fac-
ulty in welcoming all new students.
He said:
Students From. All Over World
"The Summer Session began with
a limited use of certain laboratories
on the campus where students were
given opportunity to make up work
which had been delayed from the
preceding academic year. Today be-
gins the forty-third session with stu-
dents from all over the world. In
addition to the comprehensive edu-
cational program which has grown in
Ann Arbor, there are out-stations in
Colorado, Wyoming and Northern
Michigan and expeditions in Itew
England and Europe. May I extend
the welcome and good wishes of the
University to all Michigan students
wherever you may be.
"A diversified program of entertain-
ment has been arranged for the stu-
dents in Ann Arbor including pop-
ular lectures, concerts, plays, excur-
sions, teas, dances, receptions and
parties, which will contribute to your
happiness. The Itramural Sports
building, Women's Athletic Building,
golf courses and other recreational
facilities, are ready for your use. May
I remind you that this summer you
are members of the Michigan Union
or the Michigan League. The latter
building will serve as official sodial
headquarters under the direction of
Miss Ethel McCormick.
U. Of M. begins
An Autopsy n
Murdered Boy
An autopsy on the body of Robert
Kenyon, 10 years old, of Detroit,
which was found in a branch of the
Au Gres River, west of Tawas City,
was begun yesterday by Dr. John C.

Bugher and Dr. Carl V. Weller, Uni-
versity Hospital pathologists, at the

L V a J~ UL A gV , ' anL e et o~rI U J
Prof. Roger Bailey of the College of
Architecture for the next school
year, to accept a position at Yale,
Prof. E. H. Barnes of the College of
Architecture for sabbatical leave dur-
ing the first semester, Prof. Francis E.I
Ross of the economics department,.
and Prof. Theodore Hornberger of
the English department, for the
academic year, to carry on research
at the Huntingdon Library in San
Marino, Calif.
Two faculty promotions were made
by the Regents. Thelma Lewis of
the School of Music was advanced
from instructor to assistant profes-
sor, and Carlton F. Wells of the Eng-
lish department received a similar

Std Grnoyupirs
1 ersl Il Reviving
T1e Linguistic Society of America
and the University are jointly spon-
soring the first Linguistic Institute
held since 1932 which opens today for
the first time at this University.
The Institute, which was foundedl
in 1>28 f by the Linguistic Society of

During the second week lectures
will be given by Prof. A. Franklin
Shull of the zoology department on
"Trees, Sun Spots and History," by
Prof. H. M..Ehrmann, of the history
department on "Germany and the
Rhineland," by Dr. Nelson G. Smillie
of Harvard University on "The Com-
mon Cold," and by Prof. Edward B.
Greene of the psychology departmentj
on "Recent Advances and Applica-
tions of Mental Measurements."
Three lectures will be delivered on
Monday of the third week: Prof.
Irving D. Scott will show pictures of
Niagara Falls and vicinity, Prof. C. C.
Hyde of Columbia University will
speak on "International Cooperation
for the Maintenance of Neutrality,"
and Prof. Wilhelm Pauck of the Chi-
cago Theological Seminary will con-
sider "The Religious Issue in Ger-
many." '
Spiller Will Speak
Other lectures that week will be
given by the following: Prof. Robert
E. Spiller of Swarthmore College,
"Henry Adams, Artist and Critic of
the Modern Age"; Dr. Cyrus C. Stur-
gis of the Medical School, "Anemia";
Prof. J. M. Bolling of Ohio State
University, "Homer and Linguistics";
Prof. H. S. V. Jones of the Univer-
sity of Illinois, "The Integrity of
SSix lectures have been planned for

SAN FRANCISCO, June 28.--()--
Col. Edward N. Johnson, 60, World
War hero, died here today.

-wr -r W ,. 7s-,.


Session of 1936 will become effective Prof. Donald M. Matthews of the America, was held in 1928 and 1929' J aried Pro ra
at 8 a.m. Monday, June 29. School of Forestry and Conservation at Yale and at the College of the Varied Program
No restrictions are made for the was named acting dean for the first City of New York in 1930 and 1931.F
(Continued on Page 2) (Continued on Page 2 The Institut w's discontinued in PIanredsBy
Pro a iaca reasons. Pl n e y i
Prf.ChrlsC. Frie the Eng-
T Exc rsi ons A c Sc hed e I departmnt and c or of the An extensive program of activities
Earl1y Moder English Dictionary is for the School of Education, with
cdirector of the Institute. Assistant lectures, luncheons, conferences, pic-
For Su m m e Session S udents 'or is Prof. Edar H. Sturtevant , d s e ,n
eLof Yale. Professor Sturtevant is nins, and a baseball league, has been
chairman uoth department of lin- announced by Prof. Warren R. Good,
An increasingly popular feature of each group and attendants at thfi guistics at Yale, and he has done an in charge of the plans for the sum-



Of Activities

Summer Sessions at this University,.
from the point of view of newcomers
and transient students, are the ex-
cursions which are planned each year'
to enable students to visit points of
scientific, industrial and educational
interest near Ann Arbor.-
Ten such excursions have been
scheduled for this Session. They in-
clude trips to the Ford plant, De-
troit, Niagara Falls, Greenfield Vil-
lage, the General Motors Proving
Ground, the Cranbrook Schools and
Put-in-Bay, famous resort on Lake
The first of these, the tour of the
campus, will start at 2 p.m. Thursday

various buildings visited will be on
hand to conduct the groups to pointsz
of interest,

extensive amount of work gather-
ing material on Hittite and its de-

Among the buildings included in Another notable man who is a
the tour are the Law Quadrangle, the member of the Institute staff for the
Michigan Union, the William L. summer is Prof. Hans Kurath of
Clements Library, the General Li- Brown University and the University.
brary, and the Naval Experimental Pro fe;s.sor Kurath is the director of
Tank and the Aeronautical Labor- the Linguistic Atlas of the United
atory in the engineering college,. States and of Canada. Other mem-
Dr. Randolph Adams, director of hers of the administrative commit-
the Clements Library, will p.ersonally tee are Pk of. Roland U. Kent of the,

Also included in the program will
be the seventh annual Summer Ed-
ucation Conference, a five day ses-
sion on issues in Michigan Educa-
tion, sponsored by the School of Ed-
ucation, to be held here July 13-17.
This will be the first time that such
an extensive meeting will be held,
its predecessors having been limited
to two days.
The conference is planned primari-
ly for supervisory and administrative
officials, but the sessions will be open
to anyone interested in the discus-
sions and addresses.

ducation School
vin O. Davis assisted by 'Robert E.
The program will open Tuesday
with a Phi Delta Kappa luncheon at
noon in the Union. At 4:05 p.m.
Professor Davis will speak in the
University High School auditorium
on the 1936 proceedings of the Na-
tional Department of Secondary
School Principals.
Dr. Frank W. Hubbard, associdte
director of the research division,
National Education Association, will
speak at the same time Wednesday
on "The 1936 Yearbook of the De-
partment of Superintendence." The
Women's Education Club will meet
at 7:15 p.m. in the League for a
garden party and organization meet-
ing, and the Men's Club will assemble
at the Union for their organization.
At 8:15 Pi Lambda Theta will meet
at the League for the same purpose.
Thursday the Men's Education

conduct the groups through this
unique repository of source material'
in American history. Representative
book, map and manuscript treasures
will be on display in the lobby.

University of Pennsylvania, Prof.'
Norman L. Willey and Prof. Wil-
iam H1-. Worrell of the German de-
'The courses are designed for three.

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