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S :1.-Opening performance
of "F z e' i rst Play w





rOL. VIII, No. 23



Trac'es History Of Forest Legislatio
And Creation Of Depar~tinent
In The Un ivest
The United States has -158,000,00
acres of land devoted to national foi
jeste. This fact was evinced. to th
audience attending Professor Rober
C. Craig, Jr.'s, illustrated lecturE
~The *Business of Conducting Ou
SNational Forests," which was deliv
ered yesterday afternoon in Natura
Science auditorium. ,
Professor Craig brought out thi
apoint that a well managed forest i
oniducted as any other busines-s; anc
that in such a forest it js possible~t
derive a yeild each year equal to thE
growth for that year. .He als
stated! that the greatest danger to a
forest was fire and mentioned as wetl
as illustarted the difference preven-
*tative and aggressive measures
against this evil.
Traces History Of Forestry
The professor traced the forestry
legislation in the United States stat-
ing that the first national act was
passed in 1891 and simply organized
the forests. This measure was of lit-
tie value and in 1897 an act was
passed providing for the administra-
tion of the forests. Under Roosevelt
the movement obtained great stimulus
and it was he who placed it upon a
sProfessor Craig also traced the his-
tory of -the teaching of 'Forestry in
the University stating that the de-
partment was created in 1903. Since
dthat time there has been graduated
men who are now engaged in work
in all parts of the world. Of the 11
experimental stations of the, govern-
ment University m~n head four and
occupy many secondary offices. The
University is also the first institu-
tion to support a department of For-
estry and Conservation. ,
F'ootball is the most popular elec-
tives in the coaching school, with bas-
ketball running it a close second, ac-
cording to the statistics given out by
E. E. Wiezuan, head of the Coaching
.The total registration for the sum-
mer session in thie coaching school is'
839. A classification of the regista-
tions according to the number regist-
ered in each subject,: gives the fol-
lowing: Football, 140; basketball, 130;
baseball, 50; track, 38; athletic train-
Ing, 54; school programs in physical
education, 50; physical examinations,
27; administratiOn -of physical educa-
tIon, 41; administration of intramur-
ale, 24; history of physical education,
8; organized play, 83; first aid, 30; hy-
giene, 10; officiating, 37.

coleges orm thacademies, here are s
grunad cam maagng.helag
-estenolty n stis casscomres
secnt 01; te o lresenol-
tives with 40 registered; Ohio is
secoad. with 13, and Indiana third
-Advances the opinion that It will
be cooler today, with probably show-1
*ES* .1

"Fanny's First Play" Opens Tonight
U As Sixth Presentation Of Summer
R"Fanny's First Play," which opens christened "Darling Dora"; while Mar-
Stonight, as the sixth production in the garet finds a suave French naval lie-
YRockford Players' season of Shummer tenant by the name of Duvallet. And
plays, is a play within a play. Fanny to complete the maze of characters the
O'Dowda, who gives the comedy its IGilbeys have a footman who turns out
Ttitle, is a young college girl, and as a to be the son of an earl.
T birthday present from her father she Elsie Herndon Kearns plays the
has been allowed to hire real actors brilliant role of the cockney street-
to present a play she has just writ- walker Darling Dora, who later, it is
ten-and more strangely, a set of real said, was explained in Eliza Doolittle,
Dcritics to judge its merits. (the heroine of Shaw's "Pygmalion." '
This novel introduction allows Robert Hendersonn is cast as the
n BJernard Shaw, the famous author, to French hero, Duvallet, and Amy I
turn the ,tables on his own critics and Loomis and Paul Faust play the err-

Fly From Dayton To Be Greeted
By Officials And Entertained
Al Pubie~ Pa'cyitnl

'has his pseudo critics not only point


(out all the errors in "Fanny's" play
but caricature themselves in the pro-
cess as well. .
The actual play is filled with all the
farcical situations that Shaw so loves
to startle his audiences with. Bobby
Gilbey and Margaret Knox are a young
couple of extremely middle-class Eng-
lish shop-keepers. .Simultaneously,
unknown -to each other, they both
break free from their parental re-
straints and get promptly landed in
jaIl-the girl for knocking out a pol-
iceman's two front teeth, and the boy
for drunken and disorderly conduct.
[Much to, everybody's surprise the
scandal caused ,in each family does
not ruin them, but on the contrary
gives them a sense of relief and life-
to-the-f ull. The Knox's find that their
daughter is asked to many more din-
ner parties because of.her adventure;
and the Gilbey's secretly boast of
what a gay dog their Bobby is.
Around these two families are wov-
en a score of characters as varied as
they are delightful. Bobby picks up
a brazen street-walker, informally

Ing~ youngsters, Ma1rgarIet KnoLLx andU P"
B obby Gilbey. The four parents are
expected to be amusingly caricatured /(By Associated Press)
by Helen Hughes and Robert Wetzel 1 WASHINGTON, July 21.-Sweep-
as Mr. and Mrs. Knox, and Charles ing down upon the capital from out
Edgecombe and Frances Horine as Mr. of the air, Lieuts. Maitland and Heg-
and Mrs. Gilbey. Incidentally, the part enberger received today from high
of Mrs. Knox will give Helen Hughes, government officials citations for the
the charming ingenue of the company, distinguished flying cross and words
her first character role of the season of praise for their feat in spanning
and those who have seen the rhearsais the Pacific from California to Hawaii.
report a fine piece of versatility. Scar'cely had they stepped from
Franz Rothier is again back with their ship similar to the Fokger
the players as Juggins, the extraordin- monoplane which carried them to
ary butler in the Gilbey house, who fame less than a month ago before
with characteristic Shavian logic turns Trubbie Davidson, acting secretary of
out to be an Earl. war, had; handed to each of the young
In the critic scenes between. the officers ain embossed parchment cita-
acts Marian Welles is playing the (tion for "his masterly exploit," one
youbg girl of the title, Fanny O'Dowda I"worthy of the greatest praise" and
and Samuel Bonnell is cast as her one "bestowing much credit on the I
father, the Count. The four critics United States army."
will include Paul Kern, Clifford Ma-, Then on behalf of President Cool-
duro, John Davidson and Thomas And-! idge, Secretary Kellogg greeted the
erson. army aviators as did Secretary Wil-
Following such frankly cognmercical bur, General John J. Pershing, Assist-
successes as "Cradle snatchers" and ant-secretary Warner of the Navy,
"Pigs," "Fanny's First Play" is ex-~ Rear Admlrai Moffett, chief of the
pected to furnish the company's pat- (navy's bureau of aeronautics, and An-
rons with a brilliant novelty, studded thony Fokker,. inventor of the plane
with all the satiric epigrams that have in which the trans-Pacific flight was
miade Shaw the greatest living drama- made.
tist. Before bringing theit giant plane
"Fanny's First Play" will be pro- jto the ground at the end of their suc-
sented for five performances, Friday, Icess ful flight from Dayton, Ohio, the I

mExtnieatrtosare being
versity laundry is being changed to
facilitate the handling of clothes. New
machinery, particularly washers and
dryers, are being 'installed, and the lo-
cation of the present machinery is
(also to be chianged. New over-head
cranes will replace the floor trucks
and several minor repairs are planned.
T'ese leations a adtonsing th
it was announced.
Changes are being made in the base-
ment under the Registrar's office, to I
provide more office space, and the
workere are installing counters and
cages between the Registrar's office
and Dean Bursely's office. The pro-
,ect of laying 1000 square yards of
linoleum in offices in Angell Hall is
being considered, and minor repairs I
will be made after the close of the I
summer session.
In the University High school a glass!
partition is being installed between
the library and the corridor on the
third floor to admit more light. Since
the roof on South Wing is complete,
the scaffold work will be wrecked im-
Protest Against Methods Governior
Fuller U~sed Ini Reviewing
Evidence Taken
(By Associated Press)
BOSTON, July 21.-While Nicolo
Sacco and Bartolomeo Vanzetti
awaiting execution of death sentence
for murder, continued their hunger
strike today in protest against the
method used *by Governor Fuller in!
reviewing the evidence taken at their
trial, its advisory committee which is j
assisting the governor in his study of
the case announced that it had con-
luded its hearings'.
The committee will hear arguments
by defense council and representa-

Both Fighters Aggressive iDuring
Entire Bout, Favor Sharkey
At End Of First
(Special to The iDaily)
NEW YORK, July 21.-Jack Demp-
sey, former heavyweight champion or
the world, proved his right to meet
Gene Tunney, present champion, by
knocking out Jack Sharkey of Bos-
ton in the seventh round of their
scheduled 15 round fight, here to-
With 45 seconds of the seventh
round gone Dempsey slipped over a
left hook, the punch that had made
him champion, and Sharkey wvent
down. He never got up and had to
be .carried to his corner. Up until
the time of the knockout punch the
fighting had been ferocious but even.
Both fighters went into the fight
with one idea, and that idea was to
knock the other off his feet for the
count of ten. From the first to the
seventh round both Jacks hit and
received without doing apparent
damage, but the fighting was terrific
Before the fight, experts at the ring-
side stated that Dempsey looked more
Like the Dempsey of old than he had
in the last four years. He wa's not
the same Jack who lost the title at
Philadelphia last year.
The first round opejied with both
fighters striving to land a knockout
mnich. Dempsey hadthetadvngeo
siderable punishment from Sharkey
n the face. Twice during the first
round Dempsey was momentarily
groggy, and it seemed that he might
be knocked out. However, he re-
covered and fought Sharkey off.
Through the rest oft the fight
Dempsey was the more aggyressive.
Sharkey looked the fresher at most
>f the time and it seemed that youth
would triumph. The fighting contin-
ied to be gruelling for both, but at
:he close of the sixth Sharkey looked
:0 be faring~ the better of the two.
At the opening of the seventh round
iharkey seemed to be a little arm
>Othering Sharkey all 'during the fight
vith his famous left hook finally
:aught Sharkey squarely on the jaw
it the end of 45 seconds of the round
.nd Sharkey went down for the count.
Genes Tunney,' present champion,
vas at the ring side and talked to
>oth fighters before the bout. Mickey
Walker, middle welterweight chain-
>ion of the world was in Dempsey's
:orner.: At the close of the fight the
3rowd gave the former champion a
remendous ovation.

IAll Parpies Take Oath Of Aliegianice
*As. Liberal Ministry Remains
.In Offie
(By Associated Press) .
PARIS, July 21.--A Havas dispatch
from Bucharest says that the burial
of King Ferdinand has been postponed
from Saturday until Sunday in order
to permit the rural population to reach
the capital to pay homage to the late
I king
BUCHAESTJuly 21.-A whole
the body of Ferdinand lay in the great
hall of the castle at Sinaia, with of-
ficers of a local mountain regiment
standing guard.
Roumania's new king, Michael I,
a flaxen-hair boy of six, already has
been installed before the national as-
sembly as Ferdinand's successor and
the regency council, which will act
until Michael becomes 18 years old,
was sworn in at the same time. All
parties took the oath of allegiance to
the new monarch; the Liberal minis-
try, after the fornmality of tendering
its resignation totthecregency countcil
Whole Country Calm
State troops throughout the country
cogunty aer cl.The eneral com-dy.
mdinthe Bhares reabohasngis-
sued anteic rohibitinsal maftes-
tatonsdketa the spreading adls ru
msndd publi discussio Tof hed
dnsti qunes ion esr, also has de-
fingnti af te r tdheueal Saturdasy.
Bucthrst h er thet' bo homg f
noon, a kn that tebyknha

Saturday, Monday and Tuesday even-
ings, and Saturday matinee. Opening
on Thursday, July 28, Henrik Ibsen's I
"Hedda Gabler" will be presented as
the seventh production of the season.
(By Associated Press)
PROVIDENCE, R. I., July 21.-Col. I
Charles A. Lindberg, flying his "Spirit
of St. Louis" into Providence, the
second city to be visited in his nation-
al air tour, was given a noisy wel-
come. Whistles, bells, automobile
horns and even human voices united
in providing a bedlam of welcome for
America's flying ace.
SFor 15 minutes he cavorted the
"Spirit of St. Louis" about the skies,.
dipping low over the heart of the city,
and then soaring with majestic grace
into the sunlight..
After pleasing thousands he took off
to the south through Pouset Point,1
the nearest landing field to the I
city, where a municipal reception
committe and thousands of spectators
awaited him.
The committee was to escort him
to Providence where the city officials
welcome program was to take place.

young flyers circled the field, flying
low over the thousands gathered in'
the official reception pavilion, re-
served seats and roped spaces far to
the right and left.
Immediately .after landing Major
General Patrick, chief of the army's
air corps, greeted the flyers and ac-
companied them across the parade

ground amidst cheers. Davidson and tives of the state beginning nex Mon-
Maj. Gen. Charles T. Summerall, chief day.
of staff were also on the field. In the meantime Governor Fuller
After Secretary Davidson shad read continued to interview witnesses in
to -each officer the official citation Ihis office. There was no change in
awarded by President Coolidge, Mait- jthe methods employed by the gover-
land and Hegenberger moved an- nor in the face of the prisonrs' five-
other 60 feet toward the pavilion day abstention from food, and a pro-
phere Secretaries Kellogg and War- test made last night by four mem-
ner and others of the. official recep- Ibers of the Sacco-Vanzetti defense
tioncommtte waied.committee against the secrecy main-
The ceremony was brief and Heg- tamned in the questioning of wit-
enberger and Maitland, with Mrs. Inesses. The committee members
Maitland, were driven away to the called upon the governor "in the~ name
Mayffower hotel, where tonight a pub- of humanity" to throw his investiga-
lic reception and dinner have been Ition open to representatives of the
arranged for by the National Aero- condemned men. .
nautical association. When the governor left his office
late today no announcement was
National League forthcoming as to whether he would
Pittsburgh, 1-2; Boston, 2-5. 'continue the calling of witnesses to-
St. Louis, 7; Newr York, 6 (10 inn- morrow, when the visit to Boston of
ings.) , Col. Charles A. Lindbergh will take
Cihcago, 3; Philadelphia, 7. most of the time of state and city
Cincinnati, 2; Brooklyn, 1. heads.

SiXty-Passenger Dornier "Super-Wal" Flying Boat Completed
And Tested For Use On Te Air Highways OGermany
This huge all-metal Dornier "Sn per-Wal" flying boat has been recent ly tested at Frledrichschafen, Ger-
many. The boat will accommodate s ixty passengers and will be used o n the German air lines It is equipped
with facilities for over-night traveli ng.

(By Associated Press)
RAPID CITY, S. D., July 21--Sena-
tomr Smoot, of Utah, I~ne of' the ad-
mInisroredergvts, caelttef sum-t
mer whiehoetoay ton reeri
appe1 al t PrsentCoo liges fore
spca so fCongress i nas thel
Adefcommendprpation made yestrda
ga ovenet ivte imeiate elisef in
therMisisipp lood, siuto ae
Inw or to gieChisao reifadt
aintton, 4;wtoulds, wel.t (Se-
ongesmedaet alyad.)s h

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