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VOL. XXVII. No. 151. ANN ARBOR, MICHIGAN, SATURDAY, MAY 5, 1917 PRICE FIVE CENTS

MIS LUY STESNine Sophomores
\S LOGY T E S Hit Desert Trail
STARS AT FRIDAY Sphinx Junior Literary
Socety Bolds Annual In-
EN CONCERTitiation
Nine soph lits were literally drag-
ORCHESTRAL NUMBERS ALSO RE- ged across the desert into the camp
CEIVED WITH FAVOR BY of the Sphinx, junior lit honorary so-1
AUDIENCE ciety, at the spring initiation yester-
day. The new members are: H. M.
LEGINSKA APPEARS AT Carey, C. S. Clark,, R. B. Dancer, A.1
AFTERNOON RECITAL J. Fox, Brodhead Howard, H. R. Louis,
B. I. Millar, S. W. Sedgwick, and E. E.
Children Show Excellent Ability in Wieman.
Rendering "Walrus and the A banquet, combining Egyptian and
Carpenter" military effects, was held at the Union1
in the .evening. T. F. McAllister, '18,a
acted as "Desert Bugler," calling fort
.LBy Frank A. Taber speeches from the following: J. A. C.
Miss Lucy Gates appeared as so- Hildner, of the faculty, and F. A. Wil-
prano soloist in place of Galli-Curci lard, '18, H. R. Louis, '19, H. E.
last evening and before her first song O'Brien, '17, and Frank Murphy, '14L.
was over, the audience was convincedO
that she was an admirable substitute.
She sang the same program which
Galli-Curci was to have given and it UCHOSEN HEAD
is a question in the minds of most ofR
those who heard her, whether Gali-O
Curdi could have done them any bet- OFW SIGO EET
ter or not. Her stage presence is
charming and her voice is clear and COL. WILLIAM T. PERKINS, '84L,
bird-like, especially in the upper reg- MADE PRESIDENT AT
Aster. She was called back repeated- MEETING
ly after each appearance and respond-
ed to several encores, the accompani- Col. William T. Perkins, '84L, was
ments to which were played by Mrs. chosen president of the board of re-
George B. Rhead. gents at the University of Washington
The orchestral number which stood at the monthly meeting of that body
out distinctly above the others was last Saturday. Colonel Perkins has
Alfven's "Symphony" No. 3, E major, been a member of the board since Jan.
which is a modern work of real dis- 1, 1914, and was two months later re-
tinction. This splendid composition is appointed for a full six-year term.
literally filled with life and move- At present he is president of the
ment, Ind, although the harmonic Northern Securities company, and also
treatment and development is some- holds the position of secretary of the
what "modern," the work is perfectly Northern Co-operation and Develop-
intelligible throughout, This number ment company, and the Alaska Mid-
was received with much favor, land Railroad company. Since 1898
Much pleasure was also derived from he has been living in Seattle and
the three Irish pieces by Percy Graing- Alaska, having moved there during the
er. Here we find somewhat common- klondike rush.
place material so well arranged and Col. William T. Perkins was born
so cleverly orchestrated that their ap- in Buffalo, N. Y. He studied law in
peal is instantaneous. the office of former United States Sen-
Leginska Receives Ovation ator William P. Frye of Maine, and
Ethel Leginska, called the "Pader- later entered Michigan from which he
ewski among women," appeared as so- was graduated in 1884. Colonel Per-
loist at the concert in Hill auditorium kins has been prominent in educ-
yesterday, afternoon and received a tional work, having served as super-,
welcome second only to that ac- intendent of several North Dakota
corded Mme. Homer on Wednesday schools. He acted as colonel on the
evening. This exceptional young pian- staff of Governor Andrews Burke of
ist played Rubenstein's Concerto for/ North Dakota in 1892.
Pianoforte No. 4, D minor, Opus 70,
Srith the orchestra and in this one
number showed that she has tempera- RABBI KRASS SPEAKS
mental reserve and yet can infuse into TO JEWISH STUDENTS
her readings plenty of fire. With a
te chnic equal to all demands, a sing--
techic qua toall emadsa sng-Officers of Student Congregation 'Will
ing quality of tone that has no hint
of femininity, and a powerful touch in Be Elected After Lee-
the heavier portions, Miss Leginska is lure
now firmly established as one of the
leading pianists of the world. Her Rabbi Nathan Krass of Brooklyn, N.
technic, which is little short of mar- Y., who will address the Jewish Stu-
velous, was displayed to good advan- dents' congregation at 6:45 o'clock
tage in Liszt's "La Campanella" and Sunday evening in Newberry hall, has
"The Music Box" which she played as chosen as his theme, "The Eternally
encores. Jcwish. Rabbi Krass comes west es-
The children's chorus sang Fletch- sentially for the purpose of speaking
er's "Walrus, and the Carpenter" and at Ann Arbor and a large audience is
the charm and originality of the work expected.
made a marked impression upon a'l1 The election of next year's officers
who heard it. Fletcher's musical set- of te Jewish Students' congregation
ting to this legend is brilliant and full will be held after the lecture. The
of life and especially well adapted to nominations have been announced as
the limitations of children's voices and follows:
intelligence. The children entered in. President, Charles L. Kaufman, '17-
to the spirit of the story they were re- '19L, and Robert M. Schiller, '18; vice-
lating and the finished manner in president, Rebecca Greenburg, '19,
which the sang showed the result of Doris Israel, '20, and Ida E. Mines,
careful and conscientious training by '20; secretary, Merle W. Kann, '20,
those who had them in charge. Benjamin Coplan, '20, and Fritz G.

Orchestra Plays Mozart's Symphony Wolff, '20; treasurer, Ernest A. Cohen,
The orchestral number on this pro- '19, Mark K. Ehlbert, '20, and Alfred
gram was Mozart's symphony, C S. Goorin, '20; trustees, Joseph Cohen,
major, "Jupiter," and was an ap. '19M, David S. Dann, '17-'19M, Louis B.
propriate selection for this occasion Emmerman, '18L, Abraham J. Gor-
Its beautiful flowing melodies, simple netzky, '17-'19L, Charles L. Kaufman,
harmonization and definite form made '17-'19L, Robert M. Schiller, '18, Earl
it a thoroughly intelligible and enjoy- L. Wiener, '18L, Abraham J. Levin,
able work. The Chicago Symphony '19L, and Lester S. Hecht, '18L.
orchestra, conducted so admirably by
Mr. Stock, rendered this number in SENIOR LITERARY OFFICERS
their usual faultless manner. RESIGN TO ENTER SERVICE
The audience joined with the chil-
dren in singing "America" at the be- President H. Gray Muzzy of the
ginning of the program. senior literary class yesterday handed
The concert this afternoon will be in his resignation, on account of hav-
an organ recital by Richard Keys ing joined 'the naval militia. Harry
Biggs, assisted by Anna Schramm- Carlson, treasurer, has also resigned
Imig, mezzo-soprano. This evening because of leaving college for mili-
Verdi's immortal "Aida" will be given tary service. Nominations for these
by the Choral union, the Chicago Sym- class officers will be held next Mon-
phony orchestra, and the following day at 4 o'clock, room 101 Economics
soloists: Maude Fay, Margarete Mat- building. It is requested that a rep-
zenauer, Giovanni Martinelli, DeLuca, resentative number of the class at-
Middleton, Holmquist, Lois M. John- tend as officers must be elected to
ston and Chas. B. Sikes. take charge of "Swing-out," May 16.

FINANCgIAL CENTER

HOUSE ELIMINATES
CENSORSHIP CLAUSE
By Vote of 220 to 167 Congressmen
Throw Out Provision in
Spy Bill
SPEAKER CLARK VOTES AGAINST
ADMINISTRATION ON QUESTION

American Government Succeeds
Morgan as British Agent
in This Country

J. P.

FEDERAL RESERVE BANKS TO
FLOAT $2,000,000,000 LOAN
England Spends $7,000,000 Daily in
the United States for War
Supplies
New York, May 4.-Washington re-
placed Wall street as the world's fi-
nancial center today when the federal
reserve banks took charge of floating
the $2,000,000,000 liberty loan in New
York.
J. P. Morgan will no longer act as'
British government financial repre-
sentative in America, the American
government succeeding him both as
purchasing agent in this country and
as controller of allied rloans on this
side of the Atlantic. Thus, for the
first time in history, Washington be-
comes the money hub of the earth
as well as the world war capital.
McAdoo in Conference with Bankers
Secretary McAdoo was in New York
today for a conference with bankers
on the appointment of a committee to
co-operate with the federal reserve and
the treasury department in distribut-
ing the $2,000,000,000 loan. Taking in-
ternational credits out of the hands
of Wall street, the federal reserve
bank of New York has completed ne-
gotiations with the Bank of England
whereby the latter will act as financial
representative of the federal reserve
in Great Britain, and the federal re-
serve will act in a similar capacity
for the London bank here. These ar-
rangements were negotiated by Lord
Cunliffe, governor of the Bank of Eng-
land, in a quiet visit to New York.
Negotiations for a similar arrange-
ment with the Bank of France are
pending.
England Spends $7,000,000 Day in U. S.
According to Sir Hardman Lever, fi-
nancial secretary of the British treas-
ury, the empire is spending about $7,-
000,000 a day in the United States for
munitions and war 'supplies. Under
the new plan, the Washington govern-
ment will have complete control of
these expenditures. Thus the United
States will loan money to the British
government with one hand and receive
money from the same source with the
other, without the Wall street inter-
ests acting as middle men.
The British and French munitions''
purchases will be made by a commit-
tee on which all the nations arrayedj
against Germany probably will be rep-
resented. Herbert C. Hoover, food dic-
tator-elect, has been suggested for
chairman.

Following Action, House Gives
President Power to Cen-
sor News

to

Washington, May 4.-The house by
a vote of 220 to 167 struck out the
censorship clause of the spy bill this
afternoon. The clause was killed
through adoption of an amendment by
Representative Graham of Pennsyl-
vania providing for the eli ation of
the censorship feature
Speaker Clark and ot Democratic
leaders, and Miss Ran in of Montana,
voted for this amendment. Majority
Leader Kitchin and some of the Demo-
crats who were alligned against the
administration in other fights voted to
retain the censorship provision.
Chairman Webb of the judiciary
committee, handling the bill for the
administration, closed debate. He said
he had received a message from the
president "two hours ago saying to
congress that the principles of this
section-the censorship section-are
absolutely necessary for the success
of this country in the war with Ger-
many."
After the adoption of the Graham
amendment eliminating the censorship
provision, Representative Gard of
Ohio, a member of the judiciary com-
mittee, introduced a new censorship
provision. It was adopted by a vote'
of 195 to 183. The new provision gives
the president power to censor news,
but pfs up to a jury the question of
willful violation of the censorship
provision, and also the question wheth-
er the information published could be
useful to an enemy.
GERMANY STRIIG TO
CHECK BRTISHDIVE
TEUTON ARTILLERY FIRE IN-
CREASED; CANADIANS HOLD
GROUND
By William Phillip Simms
(United Press Staff Correspondent.)
With the British armies in the field.
-May 4.-Germany is fighting as she
never fought before to stop the Brit-
ish drive. Fighting for the most part
hand to hand and bayonet to bayonet
over miles of front, the Tommies them-
selves were authority for this state-
ment today.
Not only were the Germansoldiers
fighting more desperately than ever
before, but today the German artillery
fire was vastly increased. In the face
of such violent combat all along the
line the whole front situation was ap-
parently unchanged. The war has nev-
er seen any harder fighting than that
on both sides of the Scarpe today.
The Canadians who yesterday ad-
vanced south of Lens, inflicting a hard
blow on the Prussians, were still hold-
ing their gains and repulsing all
counter attacks today.
E-RAY EXAMINATION PROVES
WORTH IN HOSPITAL WORK
At the University hospital one out
of every five patients is sent to the
E-ray department for examination,
while four patients report each day
for examination and 13 for regular
treatment.
E-ray according to Dr. James G.
Van Zwaluwenburg, clinical professor
of roentgenology, is valuable not only
for confirming diagnosis and locating
ailment but also for curing skin dis-
ease. Cancer growths are so treated,
and the electric ray is invaluable in
dental work.
In accordance with the rules govern-
ing all patients admitted to the Uni-
versity hospital no charge is made for
the E-ray examination although a
small fee is asked to cover the cost
of the plates.

H. E. Braun Initiated Into Archons
Through an error the name of Hugo
E. Braun, '19L, was omitted from the
list of those initiated into Archons
Thursday.

College Publicity
Head Visits City
National President of P1 Delta Epsi-
lon Confers with Local
Chapter
Franklin G. Dunham, general chair-
man of the National Conference of;
College Newspapers, and national
president of Pi Delta Epsilon, national
college journalistic fraternity, is a
guest at the Theta Delta Chi house.
Mr. Dunham will confer with the lo-
cal chapter in regard to the meeting
for the conference to be held at Chi-
cago on May 12.
The committee for the conference
has received many responses to its
invitations to college representatives
for attendance at the meeting, the pur-
pose of.which is to organize the pub-
licity forces of American universities
in promulgating war propaganda. At
least four representatives from The
Michigan Daily have made known their
intentions of attendng the confer-
ence.
STATISTICS SHOW GAIN
OF 303 IN ENROLLMENT
ENGINEERING COLLEGE AND LAW
SCHOOL SHOW SLIGHT
DECREASE
A complete tabulation of students
enrolled in the different departments
of the University is now available in

MILITARY
"SHOT"

RUSSIAN THRONG PIF U E
PLDGES FRTE
WAR ON GERMANY
MINISTER OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS
TURNS JEERS OF CROWD
INT CHEERS

FORCES
BY MOVIES

Newspaper Picture Service Men Also
Are on Hand for
Plates
Michigan's military forces were
"shot" by motion picture photograph-
ers yesterday for films to be used by
the Ford Motor Car company in its
advertising. Representatives from
newspaper picture services were also
present and took pictures for use of
clients all over the country.
All branches of military forces were
present in the formation drawn up at
the extreme south end of Ferry field.
The naval reserves, and the engineer-
ing, medical, law, and literary com-
panies were represented. The photog-
raphers took positions on the bleach-
ers and the companies formed in front.
Following the picture the men
passed in review before Major C. E.
Wilson, who stood on State street in
front of Memorial hall. Engineering,
medical, and literary companies
marched east on North University av-
enue before Hill auditorium before dis-
banding, the laws falling out at the
Law building.
The engineering military band of 25
pieces headed the column.
Dying Father Asks Son to Join Army
Wichita, Kas., May 4.-Leslie E. Wil-
cox of Alva, Okla., enlisted in the
United States army here today, the
sixth son of the family to give him-
self to his country and as the death-
bed wish of his father.

the 1916-1917 catalogue of the Uni-
versity of Michigan just off the press.
The total enrollment exceeds that
of last year by 303. The engineering1
college, the Law school and the Col-
lege of Pharmacy show a slight de-
crease in enrollment, while all other
departments show an increase.-
Following is the complete summary
of students in the University:3
College of Literature, Science and
the Arts
Undergraduates ................3,254
Students enrolled in classes meet-
in~g in neighboring cities...... 366
Colleges of Engineering and
Architecture
College of engineering...........1,395
College of architecture..........157
Medical School
Resident practitioners........... 6
Fourth year students............ 62
Third year students............'70
Second year students............117
Law School
Third year students...... .....148
Second year students............91
First year students.............. 148
Special stutits ............... 12
Students primarily enrolled in
other colleges................ 4
College of Pharmacy
Undergraduates,................. 112
Homoeopathie Medical School
Resident practitioners........... 8
Fourth year students............ 14
Third year students............13
Second year students............ 11
First year students.............. 10,
College of Dental Surgery
Third year students ............ 112
Second year students...........107
First year students............ 107
First year students, four-year cur-
riculum .... ................. 35
Special student ................ 1
Graduate School
Students.....................369
Net total, exclusive of summer
session ......................6,601
Summer Session of 1916
College of Literature, Science and
the Arts ...................... 813
Colleges of Engineering and
Architecture................. 358
Medical school................ 189
Law school................... 1821
College of Pharmacy... ........271
Graduate school...............2631
Grand total................. 7,5171
REGENT BEAL AND PROFESSOR
ALLEN SEEK AID FOR MILITIA
Financial aid for the two divisions
of naval militia are being sought from
the war board at Lansing by Regent
Junius E. Beal and Prof. J. B. Allen.1
Because the divisions were recruited
mostly from the students, many of1
whom were working for their board1
and room, it was thought advisable to
ask the government to either pay the
board of the men or transfer them to
some other station. At present the
government has not acquiesced to theI
plan.I

CRISIS STAVED OFF BY
MILIUKOFF'S SPEECH
Cheering Greets Statement That There
Would be no Separate
Peace
By William G. Sheperd
(United Press Staff Correspondent.)
Petrograd, May 4. - A dramatic
speech appealing to the patriotism of
the workmen and soldiers, delivered
here by Minister of Foreign. Affairs
Miliukoff from the balcony of the gov-
erment building, has apparently stav-
ed off the crisis that appears imminent
in new Russia.
From a hooting and jeering mob that
demanded his resignation, the minist-
er turned the throngs of soldiers and
workmen which had paraded the
streets throughout yesterday into a
crowd which cheered his utterances,
pledging unrelenting war on Germany.
Prolonged cheering greeted his
statement that the government would
never agree to a separate peace. The
situation was not entirely cleared up
today, however. A joint meeting of
the representatives of the provisional
government and the wo 's and
soldiers' committee sche for to-
night has been cancelled.
It is assumed this action wvas taken
to permit further conferences with the
leaders of the workmen and soldiers
who are demanding a greater partic-
ipation in the affairs of the govern-
ment. This would permit of an ex-
planation of the government's state-
ment approving agreements entered
into by the deposed Czar and his min-
isters.
LAWSI HOLD DRILL
UNIT EXAMS TODAY
All Members of Companies Are elig-
ible to Try for Positions at
This Time
The competitive examinations for
those who wish to try for offices in
one of the four law drill companies
will be held this forenoon from 9 to
12 o'clock in room D of the Law build
ing. It has been decided to have the
examination at 9 o'clock instead of 8
o'clock as formerly announced.
All members of the law companies
are eligible to take the examination.
It will cover the elementary work up
to and including the school work of
the company. This examination will
count half and actual drill work on the
field the other half in deciding the final
grade. The officers below the rank of
captain will be chosen from those
standing highest. The appointments
will be made some time next week
after the grades have been deter-
mined and other adjustments made.,
SENIORS ACCEPTED-
BY CIVIL SERVICE
Fourth Year Men in Good Standing
Will Be Granted
Positions
The civil service commission has de-
cided to admit to positions which are
open only to college graduates, senior
students in American colleges and
universities who have not yet receiVed
their diplomas, if they are recom-
mended as being in good standing by
the schools which they are attending.
This information reached President
Harry B. Hutchins yesterday in the
form of a letter from Mr. J. A. Mc-
llhenny, president of the commission,
which follows:

"Referring to its previous, letter to
you in which you were requested to
furnish a list of senior students, the
commission advises you that it has
been decided to admit such students
to an examination in which gradua-
tion is prerequisite; provided they are
otherwise eligible and each applica-
tion is accompanied by a certificate
from the proper officer of the school
showing that the applicant is in good
standing!"

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