I The accident yesterday atternoon at he Sigma Phi honee was more serious ;ban first expected. Merrill L, Tice, painter feil from the roof to the round and injured his back boiie, besonüug paralized from the abdomen clownward. He bad no sensationin his limbs. He was taken to the University hospital where be was operated upon tbis morning. A srnall piece of the verterbrae, snpposed to be pressing on the spinal cord, was removed. Dr. Conrad Georg, Jr., house physician, is in hopes that Mr. Tice ruay recover, bnt he will liave a very serious time. Mr. Tice is married and much sympatby is feit fcr him.