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Polar Ship Lost In Arctic Fog


Publication in the Bulletin is constructive notice to all members of
the University. Copy received by the Assistant to the President until
3:30 p. m. (11:30 a. m. Saturdays).
Volume VI SATURDAY, MAY 15, 196 Number 168
Henry Russel Lecture and Award:
Professor Moses Gomberg, of the Department of Chemistry, will deliver
the first annual Henry Russel Lecture in Natural Science Auditorium at
4:15 P. M. Monday, May 17. Announcement of the Henry Russel Award
for the current year will also be made on this occasion.
C. C. Little.
University Lecture:
Prfessor Joel H. Hildebrand, of the University of California, will
lecture on the subject "The Energetics of Chemical Combination" Wednes-
day, May 19, at 4:15 P. M. in the Natural Science Auditorium.
The public is cordially invited.
F. E. Robbins.
House Parties and House Dances:
The following organizations have been given permission to hold parties,
Saturday, May 15:
House Dances:
Alpha Kappa Kappa (closed)
Chi Omega
Delta Alpha Epsilon (closed)
Gamma Phi Beta (breakfast dance)
Kappa Alpha Theta (dinner dance)
Pi Beta Phi
Shauman House
Sigma Kappa
Theta Phi Alpha (formal)
Zeta Tau Alpha (spring formal)
J. A. Bursley.
Faculty, Colleges of Engineering and Architecture:
There will be a meeting of the Faculty of these Colleges on Tuesday,
May 18, at 4:15 P. M., in Room 411 West Engineering Building.
Louis A. Hopkins, Secretary.
Phi Beta Kappa-Annual Banquet:
The annual initiation banquet of Alpha Chapter in Michigan, Phi Beta
Kappa, will be held at the Michigan Union Saturday evening, May 15, at 6:45
P. 1. All members of the society are invited to attend. It is wished to ex-,
tend this invitation especially to all members of other chapters who may be
present in the city. Reservations may be made by calling the Secretary at
University 143M.
1. L. Caverly, Secretary.
FIeld Trip for Geology 128:
The class will assemble at Natural Science Building at 8 A. M. Saturday,
May 15, for trip by motor truck to Jackson County. The individual expense,
including maps, will be 75 cents. The Geology map of the Ann Arbor Folio,
or the folio itself, should be taken. Be prompt in order that the trip may
be completed by noon.
Frank Leverett.
Chemical Engineers:
Will all men wlo are registered in the 5 year combined course inl
Chemical Engineering and Industrial Management please leave their names
at my ofilce as soon as possible.
W. L. Badger.
A. S. C. E.:
There will be a luncheon at the Michigan Union Saturday, May 15th,
at 1:00 o'clock. This luncheon is held in conjunction with the Detroit Sec-
tion and Faculty Members of the Am. Soc. C. E.
Fathers of Student Members are invited to attend.
Curt 11. Will, Pres.
Women's Research Club:
The Women's Research Club will hold its last meeting of the year on
Monday evening at 7:30 in Room Z242 Natural Science Building. Miss Elva
Forncrook will speak upon the subject, "The woman before the court."
Theodora Nelson, Sec.
"A Chat With Ote Stars":
Professor W. J. Hussey will give a short survey of our present knowl-
edge of the Universe at the Observatory Saturday, May 15th, at 8 P. M. and
give the visitors opportunity to view the stars through .the telescope. In
case of cloudy weather he will give a stereopticon lecture. In conclusion
the chairman of the Tolstoy League will talk on "The effect of ; astronomy
on the religion of the future." The public is cordially invited, especially
those who have never visited an observatory.
F. S. Onderdonk.
International Goodwill Day:
Tuesday, May 18th, International Goodwill Day will be celebrated at
4:15 In Natural Science auditorium. The S. C. A. cooperated with the
Tolstoy League in arranging the following program: Lecture by Professor
Preston Slosson on "Is the League of Nations dead?". Motion Picture drama
"Uncle Sam of Freedom Ridge." The public is invited.
Rensis Likert

Jitney Dance at Betsy Barbour
For the benefit of the Women's League building a jitney dance, open
to University students, will be held tonight at Betsy Barbour, conducted
by the undergraduate committee of the Women's League . Dance will open
at 9 and close at 12 o'clock.
Eleta Seeley, Chairman of Dance.
Dullness And Mediocrity Mark
Exhibit From Chicago Institute

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This striking photo of the Norg e, the Amunasen-Ellsworth dirigible,
was taken at Leningrad before the s tart of the final stage of the journey
to Spitsbergen, from which the fHigh t over the pole was begun. The Norge
is believed lost in an Arctic storm.
ing. There is merely a breath of that that is courageous in its attempts of
huge clamor in one or two of these somebrness. It is "Ice Cutting".
paintings. Rather, art here is mere There is a horse pulling an ice cut-
craftsmanship-but the level of that ter with a mountain in the background
is fairly high-or it is a mere conven- which show in reverse the contours
Uion of sweetness and prettiness, a of the foreground. The striking thing
thing that somehow begins and ends about it is the color, only dark green
on the more charming, more feminine and black being used.
side of life and has nothing to do with
seeing life steadily and seeing it
,whole. Perhaps this is caused by the
large number of female painters
showing-at least, it is something to
ponder over.
Certainly on the score of crafts-
manship alone, Mrs. Lillian Westcott
Hale's painting of a woman deserves
attention as the best, most represen-
tative picture. Such painting as this,
though, contains few other than craft
qualities and bears little relation to.j
far art expressive to our time. it
corresponds to the genteeltradition in
poetry and the novel which existed
in America until our Frost's, Sand-
berg's, and Anderson's appeared.
The most modern thing in the show
is undoubtedly Mrs. Frances Cran-
mer Greenman's "Patty with the Ap-
ple". In this the coloring is strong
land roul painttha has been n slapped on Unv
almoth roughly and with no attempt
to make it look like anything but
paint. Although the colors are bright
they are harmonized so as to give a
pleasing, cheerful impression. A pic-
ture similar in its color motif is "Oc-
tagon House, Provincetown" by Don-
ald F. Witherstine. These two are
outstanding because of the contrast
with the dullness of the others.
There are two other pictures that
falteringly approach the modern. I
Nude and Cats" by John R. Grabach
and "Father and Daughter" by Wil-
liam Auerbach-Levy.
Ross Moffett is showing a picture



A selection of forty paintings from
the annual exhibition of American Ar-
tists held in the Art Institute of Chi-
cago is now on exhibition at Alumni
Memorial hall and will continue until
the end of the month.
This show, which is supposed to be
of the best, is fairly representative
of the dead level of American aca-
demic art. There is no canvass here
that can offend the most delicately
sensed unless it be because of dull-
ness, and there is scarcely one that
shows more than the slightest aware-
iess of the problems that are occupy-

ing the living, -forward-looking, creat-
ing artists of our day. Most of these
pictures might have been painted at
any time during the last century, there
is nothing so outstanding as would
enable one to place them at any cer-
tain period. Practically all of them
are attempts to imitate the style of
the classicists and follow precedents
of such long use and repetition that
one has the feeling of having seen
them before. Artists in every coun-
try today are really trying to
create a style of painting suited to
our modern ways of thinking and act-

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