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VOL. VIII, No. 29 "_




AN PlREAT IMPfRTANPE A Review, by Robert G. Rams-y

M .11UI ILfl I 11111 UI i l XIUL
100-Inch Eelescope of Mount Wilson
Brings Moon Within 20
Miles of Earth
"The Meaning of the Nebulas" was
the title of the illustrated lecture de-
livered yesterday afternoon in Nat-
'ural Science auditorium by Professor
O. L. Dustheimer, of Baldwin Wallace
college, who is conducting courses in
the University this summer.
Uses Slides
Professor Dustheimer, by means of
slides, showed a number of the large
observatories of the world, the first of
which was the Mount Wilson observa-
tory in Los Angeles, the site of which
was chosen by Professor Hussey, who
up to the time of his death was the
head of the department of Astronomy
of the University. Here the world's
largest +telescope and the branch of
this Observatory located at Bloemfon-
tein, Africa.
Photographs' of different planets
were shown including Mars, Jupiter,
Saturn, and Venus. The sun was
also discussed and the statement
nmade that it was 1,300,000 times larger
than the earth.
Shows Nebulae of Orion
In discussing the Nebulae Professor
Dustheimer showed a great number
of these, particularly those of Orion,
which he stated was geometrically
hard to study, but it had been deter-
mined that it was six light years
across, a light year being the dis-
tauce that light will travel in one
(By Associated Press)
RAPID CITY, S. D., July 28.-A
slash of 1 or 2 per cent in the recent
corporation tax seems destined to
form the keystone of the prospective
tax reduction program.
Administration leaders who have
conferred here with President Cool-
idge have put this move down as one
of the first to be considered in the
tax-cutting planned for next session.
Some Democratic leaders favored
such a reduction last session and so
Socecerted action on this point, at
least appears probable.
Other points which seem likely to
gain administration favor Include re-
ptal of the remaining was "nuisance"
levies, including those on theater ad-
missions and club dues. However, a
ro wis impending on elimination of
the automobile passenger car tax.
Republicans who have come here
have indorsed a cut in this tax, now
amounting to 3 per cent, but none
have gone on record for its repeal.
Wile no administration plan will
be announced until after the presi-
dent has conferred with Chairman
Green of the house wyays and means
committee and Secretary Mellon-and
there may be none even then-it has
ben argued by those who came to the
summer White House 'that the total
reduction must be held at $300,000,000
or $350,000,000.
Pointing to the surplus around!
$600,000,000 which was piled up in the
treasury during the fiscal year ending
June 30, some Democratic leaders

have indicated there would be a fight
to make the total slash at least $500,-
000,000. A larger reduction was
sought by Democrats two years ago.
Senator Smoot of Utah, chairman of
the finance committee, says a reduc-
tion in the 13 1-2 per cent corporation
tax to 12 per cent will cost the gov-
ernment $150,000,000, or half of the
total cut in taxes he favors.
AmerIcan League
Detroit, 5; Philadelphia, 2.
St. Louis, 4; New York, 9.
Cleveland, 0-3; Boston, 3-4.
Chicago, 2; Washington, 12.
National League
Boston, 6; Cincinnati, 11.
Philadelphia, 8; St. Louis, 10. _

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It is no secret, particularly after
the press pre-views that Hedda Gab-
ler is at once the most marvelous,
the most complex and compelling
woman in dramatic literature of re-
cent years. A lady dominated by one,
impelling ambition, a desire for pow-
er which was not social or political,
but was a personal one, that could
mold and eventually ruin men, puh-
sued by one great flaw in her char-
acter, cowardice, she is one of the
most overwhelming creatidos of the
modern stage. tI is her failure to
satisfy her desire, and the pitiful sur-
7 render in the debacle of her death,
which furnishes the essential conflict
of the tragedy.
Hedda sought with inhuman craving
to establish her hold on man and
though the gifts of her mind were
great, she could not control even the
vaporings of her husband fool. Her
one conquest turned to ashes in her
Palmer Construction Company of
Grand Rapids Is Awarded Con-
tract For Intramural Building
The new intramural sports build-
ing, to be used to house the extensive
program of, indoor athletics for male
students and faculty pembers, will
soon make its appearance where the
old north football stands formerly
istood on Ferry Field, and in six
months it will be the scene of bustling
The new building will cost approx-
imately $700,000, Director; Fielding H.
Yost has announced, and, the building
committe of the board in control of
athletics has announced that the'new
athletic unit would be built by Palmer
Construction Co. of Grand Rapids,
Mich. The contractors promise com-
pletion by Jan. 15, 1928, in plenty of
time for use throughout the entire
secon dsemester of the coming school
Open To Students
The new intramural sports build-


hands. Eilert Lovborg was the one
man whose most minute impulse she
could control, but his inglorious death
broke the hold she exercised. Every-
thing she touched in her heatless pas-
sion for power turned to eventual
ruin. Her own death, a cowardly sur-
render to convention which her mind
urged her to ignore, but which her
temperament, could not overlook, a
surrender dictated by her fear of
scandal, and her unwillingness to bear
the responsibilities of life, is the final
touch of Ibsen's great tragedy.
Miss Kearns Plays Well
Miss Kearns gave a subtle and sym-
pathetic interpretation of the conflict
which raged in the mind of Hedda.
Icily dispassionate, without a single
virtue to redeem her, a vampire who
sucked the blood of those whom she
could not otherwise control, her inter-
pretation was marvelous. Her treat-
*ment of the scene in which she burned
the manuscript in response to the
basets impulse of her nature, and the
eventual horror which followed in the
wake of her act, epitomized the con--
flict in Hedda's mind even as the pis-
tols symbolized her very character,
and it gives hint of a deeper nature to
the woman than one would expect to
find. It was this subtlety which Miss
Kearns was able to portray with
stunning effect. Indeed, one might
say that it was a new Hedda which
she created, for behind the remorse-
less hate which often dominated her,
there was a hint of feminine weak-
ness, a woman, not a fiend, whose very
complexity was an enigma to herself.
The one decent impulse of her life,
her love for Lovborg which she could
not understand, was strangled by a
jealousy which was equally puzzling ,
to her.
Others Do Well
Several other members of the cast
responded admirably to the tempo set
by Miss Kearns. Throughout, her's
was properly, the dominating figure,
though Amy Loomis as Mrs. Elvsted,
and RobertHenderson as Loveborg
were excellent, while Miss Horine as
Aunt Julia, after a first flurry of ner-
vousness gave a very sympathetic
The whole production was the most1
ambitious undertaking, and in some
respects one of the most remarkable
attempted in Ann Arbor. The inex-
cusable sloppiness which was pain-f
fully obtrusive in Fanny was smoothed
over; the slip shod directing which
made the other play poor, was re-
placed by a most carefultattention of
detail. The directing tonight em-
phasized the essential unity of the
play, and the acting of Miss Kearns
carried out that unity to produce a
most pleasing whole. There can be
but one legitimate complaint, the spots
in the footlights would seem to defy
every canon of thearic art; the shad-
ows they cast on the set, the distor-
tions of the faces as they move across
the beam of light are a matter which
more careful directing would obviate.

Rural Superintendents and Principals
Will Discuss Individual
-A display of standardized educa-
tional and mental tests will be held in
Room 112 University High school dur-
ing the first wek of August, under the
auspices of the Bureau of Educational
Reference and Research. Copies of
all tests used in the Michigan Co-
operative Testing program and copies
of other standardized tests designed
for elementary and high schools will
bet on display. Superintendents ,su-
pervisors, principals and teachers in
rural schools are particularly invited
to attend. The material will be on
display from 3 to 5 on August 1 to 4
Comparisons Unfair
In many communities a comparison
of the work of the school with that
in other cities of the same size is un-
fair as a whole because of special so-
cial and economic conditions which
affect a school favorably or unfavor-
ably. In such schools the need for
measurement is more acute than in
schools which a'e niore nearly typi-
cal. By comparison of the scores in
one year with those - in preceding
years the general trend in the school
will be revealed.
The most important use of the test-
ing program in cities of all sizes and
conditions will be, the measurement '
of the progress of individual students.
The testing program enables the
schools to make individual adjust-
ments much earlier than would be
possible without much testing. 3
Use Grade Levels
In the smaller schools the com-
parison of the pupil's score with the
average score for Michigan is facili-
tated by the use of Michigan grade-
levels prepared for the tests used in
the Michigan Co-operative Testing
In addition to the elementary school
program which has been conducted]
by the Bureau for a number of years,
a testing program in the high schools
has recently been established. The
rapid growth of the high school pro-
gram is an indication that it is fillingI
a real need in the high school field.
(By Associated Press)
DETROIT, July 28.-In apparentl
sympathy with earlier announcements
that the Dearborn Independent, here-1
tofore considered the official mouth-
piece of Henry Ford, would be turned It
into a house organ not for general
circulation, Henry Ford has orderedr
dealers to halt subscriptions to the
publication. 4
The order was contained in a letter
received by most dealers Tuesday.It
tersely ordered discontinuance of furI.
ther soliciting for subscriptions and
return of subscriptions already made.

Official support of any intention to
restrict the Independent to the Ford
organization was lacking at the busi-
ness offices of the publication and
elsewhere. The agencies have been
required to obtain subscriptions for
the Indeapendent as well as to sell
cars and tractors.
The second reception of the Sum-
mes session will be held in Barbour
gymnasium at 9:30 o'clock this etve-
ning under the auspices of the Wom-
en's league. Ted Cross's orchestra
will furnish music for the dancing
and tables will be provided for those
who wish to play cards.
Dan Edward H. Kraus and Mrs.
Kraus will attend. Refreshments will
be /served by the Women's league. All
students of the Summer session are
invited to attend.


Miss Rubye Thompson, 24, of Dal-
las, Texas, has entered the $25,000f
Dallas-Hong Kong, China flight con-
test. The prize is being offered by
W. E. Easterwood, Jr., Dallas busi-
ness man, one of the conditions be-
ing that it be made in not more than
three hops.,'
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Section Will Include Lectures
Tuberculosis, ilental Hygiene
And Social Hygiene

Daiie Ward, Defending Champion,
Downs Rhetoric instructor In
Second Round
(By Associated Press)
YPSILANTI, July 28. - Michigan's
masters of golf and those unknown
meet heral tomorrow for the third
round of the Michigan- golf chamhion-
ship tournament. Eight men remain-
ed tonight of the 32 starting play this
morning, two of them playing in their
first tournament.
In the carnage of the day, Carlton
Wells, three times a champion, and
James B. Standish, four times a title-
holder, went down to defeat as did
William Courtney, runner-up last year
and 1927 Dertoit municipal champion.
Others to fall included Harry Allen,
once runner-up, and Howard Tryon,
who was the junior champion last
year, and others almost as well known.
Bergelin Plays Well
Out of the play of the day the work
of John Bergelin, disposing of Court-
ney and Tryon, and playing close to
par all the long, weary way, stood out
tonight. Bergelin had an eay time
disposing of Courtney, but in thedaf-
ternoon he met a youth that matched
him shot for shot and only owing to
an unfortunate selection of clubs on
the 18th tee by Tryon, sent the Big
Rapids youngster home a winner.
The other feature of the day's play
was the crusing defeat of Wells by
Ward. The champion won on the
seventh and eighth greens, as legiti-
mately as any match was every won.
Le drove the 342-yard green on the
seventh and missed an ele two by
an inch. He sank a 40-f'ot put on
[he eighth for another birdie, a three
on a 354-yard hole,
Lee Meets Hewitt
Tomorrow's play pairs: H. B. Lee
against Bud Hewitt; - B. R. Lively
against Bert Shirley in the upper half
of the draw, Lively and Shirley being
unknown to the last of the third
The lower half draw slip gave Ward
against Hugh Smith and John Berge-
in against John Malley.
Results Of Today's Play:
Howard B. Lee Detroit C. C. de-
feated T. E. Vyse, Ann Arbor 2 and 1.
Bud Hewitt, Kalamazoo, defeated
James D. Standish, Jr., 4 and 2.
r C. R. Lively, Grand Rapids, defeated
Spence Haines, Gull Lake, 2 and 1.
Bert Shirley, Grosse Isle, defeated
Dan Quick, Washtenaw, 3 and 2.
Dave Ward, Big Rapids, defeated
Carlton Wells,'Ann Arbor, 6 and 5.
Hugh Smith, Jackson, defeated Chris
Mack, Ann Arbor, 1 up.
Don Bergelin, Big Rapids, defeated
Howard Tryon, 1 up.
John Malley, Ann Arbor, defeated
Harry'Allen, Grand Rapids, 3 and 2.
Two laboratories in Natural Science


ing will be open to all regularly en-
rolled male students of the University.
Its many. facilities for sports of all,
characters and the attractive athletic
programs to be worked out will mean,
officials say, that the new building
will become a mecca for students dur-
ing their leisure hours.
Some of -the facilities of the new
intramural sports building are bas-
ketball courts, squ'ash courts, hand-
ball courts, indoor baseball diamonds,'
boxing rings, a wrestling room, in-
door tennis courts, volley ball courts,
indoor golf facilities and a swimming
pool measuring 35x75 feet.

The fifth section of the health in-
stitute begins this morning in the
Dental audito'rium at 9 o'clock when
Prof. John Sundwall, of the public
health department, lectures on "Gen-
eral Hygiene."
Following him at 10, Miss Emily
Sargent, director of public health
nurses in Detroit, speaks on "Public
Health Nursing."
Novy Will Lecture #
The last lecture of the morning is
by Prof. F. G. Novy, of the bacteriol-
ogy department. His subject is "Life
and Work of Louis Pasteur."
Beginning at 2 o'clock three 1-hour
lectures will be given in the follow-
ing order: "Tuberculosis," by Theo!
Werle, of the state department of
health; "Mental Hygiene" by Dr. E. B.'
Green ,of the psychological depart-
ment of Columbia university, to teach
here this next regular session; "Social
Hygene" by Newell Edson, of the
American Social, Hygiene association.
9 A. M.-Public Health Aspects of
Diabetes--Mrs. Dorothy Waller. l
10 A. M.-Health Education-Miss
Mabel Bragg._
11 A. M.-Life and Work of Louis
Pasteur-Professor Frederick Novy.
2 P. M.-Public Health Administra
tion-Dr. Henry F .Vaughan.
3 P. M.-Public Health Publicity- -
Miss Marjorie Delavan.
4 P. M.-Social Hygiene-Mr. New-J
ell Edson.
I1MA NL ? J' n Vrx77 1 0 i

Room For Spectators It wa the one flaw in an otherwise re
Stands for 1,500 spectators will be)lt a the performanb terwase
located about the pool, and varsity with which this production was un-
swimming meets will take place here. dertaken, the close attention to infinite
This is the only varsity sport which1 detail, the unity of the production
will be housed in the building, but the which subordinated everything to
pool will also be for the daily use of Miss Kearns and placed in her cap-
any and all male students. bale hands the solution of that prob-
I The new building will be consider-1ylem, and the realy remarkable acting
ably more extensive than was origin- of some of the members of the cast,
ally planned and in order to secure the' would compensate for more seriousy
additional funds required, the board! defects than this.
has decided to release for sale 400
additional stadium bonds. Some timeT
ago the board discontinued the sale of LEVINE TO LEA VE
those bonds, so many people having FOR STA TES SOOV
subscribed that no additional funds l
semed, at that time, required. The (By Associated Press)
additional 400 bonds will carry the PARIS, July 28.-Charles A. Levine
same football ticket and seating priv- and his French pilot, Maurice Drou-
ileges, Diretcor Yost announced. n is r-p , -
hin w;6 be rad tolhon off on their



On page three to this issue
will be- found a supplement to
The Gargoyle, campus humor
magazine. Although it has been
impossible for The Gargoyle to
publish a regular issue during
the summer ,it has taken this
opportunity to give the Summer
session students a suggestion of
what the humor magazine is. It
has been compiled by members
of the Gargoyle staff in attend-
ance at the Summer session.

X11, Wil ret I y p J I 11Lii
proposed flight across the Atlantic to
the United States in about ten days,
John Carisi, factory superintendent
for Mr. Levine's aircraft corporation
in the United States, announced to-
He said that in all likelihood the
engine that propelled the Columbia
across the Atlantic from New York to
Eisleben, Germany, will remain in the
WASHINGTON.-Mars' temperature
is much more suitable and pleasing
to human life in some places than the
Earth, Bureau of Standards scientists

L Ylt1IV I LMIUV IV £ iL building are to
FA VORITE' SINKS commodate the
oology. They
(y Associated Press) classes but will
CHICAGO, July 28.-Upwards of two graduates to do
score persons, mostly women and l oratory work a
small children, out for a boat ride supervision of I
to escape the city's sweltering heat 1 Prof. George R.
which raged up to 95 degree, were Special desks,
drownd late today when the. "Favor- and partitions ai
ite," a small excursion boat, capsized I equipment, and
in lake Michigan about a mile off- ing fixtures will
shore during a squall.
Teirified by the storm which came
up in 15 minutes and passed in a few Out e
seconds, 75 or 80 passengers rushed
to one ide of the boat and as it listed
stampeded to the other side. In an
instant they were plunged into the
water with -rough breakers tossing
them helplessly about." 1
The no of the Negro band blaring
away at 'I'mn looking over a four-leaf
clover," was transformed into the
choking cries of persons clutching at -Has an idea
any floating object as the boat turned what cooler, and
half over and settled until its upper be some shower
deck remained only partly out of cooling process.
water. not guarantee t]

be rearranged to ac-
graduate students in
will not be used for
provide room for the
their individual lab-

nd study under the
Professor Welsch and
laboratory tables,
re to be added to the
special gas and light-
be installed .
,ather ai


that it -will be some.
also that there may
rs connected with the
We hope so, but do
le prediction.

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