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THE MICHIGAN DAILY TUESD yAR1I 29, I

IN DEBATECONTESTS4
Three Elimination Series to be Held
Before Final 'Contest in- ay
In Hill Auditoriumn
230 IN PRELIMINARIES
With Caro high school out of the
race for the state debating champion-
ship as a result of its defeat last Fri-
day by Plymouth high schobl, there
now remain 15 teams in the Michigan
High School Debate league contest.
With the exception of Caro the re-1
maining schools will meet Friday to
determine the teams which will go
into the next elimination contest.
After the debates on Friday there will
be two more elimination series before
the state championship debate, which
will be held early in May in Hill audi-
torium.
As a result of the second elimina-
tion series of debates, the following
pairings have been made for the con-
tests on Friday. In each case, thel
first named school has the affirmative,
while the school underlined entertains
the debate.
Albion-Buchanan.
Nashville-North Adams
Custer-East Grand Rapids.
Sault Ste. Marie-Rogers City.
Elsie-Millington.
Ann, Arbor-1t. Clemens.
Oak Ridge (Royal Oak)-Roseville.
In all of the debates the question to
be discussed is "Resolved: That the
United States government should own,
the coal mines."
The series of preliminarydebates
began last fall with more than 230
high schools throughout the state en-
tered. Of these, the 64 schools with
the highest number of points scoredI
in the four preliminary contests quali-
ed for the elimination series for the
state title. Each of these schools will
receive a University of Michigan wall
plaque from the Detroit Free Press,
and the members of the teams will
have their picture appear in the roto-
gravue edition of an early issue.
. The winning team in the final de-
bate will be presented with the Uni-
versity trophy for excellence in de-
bating, which is awarded by the ex-
tension department. This is a large}
silver cup suitably engraved. A simi-
lar, but smaller, award will be given
the team finishing second. The in-
dividual members of the two teams}
will receive gold watches from the De-
troit Free Press, as a recognition of
individual forensic ability.

CALIFORNIA BRIDGE NEARS COMPLETION

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SOU DL 6OWTV TO BEKJUndeliv'erable M\ail FIND PREHISTORIC
Held At PostoflceTRACKS IN SHALE
NEW 11AVEN, Conn.--Dr. Malcolni
R. Thorpe, director of the Pe ibody
Mail for the following persons i' Museum at Yale, recently discovered
being be held at the e post-office, camdundelev- tracks of a huge prehistoric dlinisaue"
Speaker rhinks Reincarnationunit erable. may be claned by the inpprintd in a bed of sandstone and
Facis of Science, PhIlosophiy owners if they will call for it at the shale in the Connecticut river valley.
to ReLigions Thought general delivery window, main post- According to Dr. Thorpe, it is
office, on or before April 1, 1927. uncommon to find traces of the dino-
There is mail for: Phyllis Benton, saur in the Connecticut valley, but
IS FORMER JOURNALIST Tadeo Care, Thomas H. Cobb, Thomas l never before have they been found as
Dramondo, George Elford, Donald D. far South in this instance.
"Reincarnation is Soul Growth" will Frederick, R. D. Greger, E. E. Hale, It is evident that this particular
be the central theme of a public lec-i Harriet Hamblin, Joseph Ives, B. W.i species of dinosaur was not a danger-
ire to heiven by L W. Roers - na- Knight i. V Kerber. Raymond Leslie, ous reptile, as he roamed about on his
tioal reidet f te merca hind rele adsatisfiaed hsapptit on i

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gU- O u 1~tU L. . n , Il
tional president of the American
Theosophical society at 8:15 o'clock
Saturday in Lane hall. Ile will speak
under the auspices of the local lodge
of the society.
The speaker will present the hypo-
thesis of reincarnation as one that
unites the facts of science with phil-
osphy and with the highest religious
thought. In this connection he will
discuss the sanity of the idea and its
scientific aspects. Among other ,points
he will consider are evolution vs. spe-
cial creation; the inequalities of life;
the reason for the existence of evil in I
divine creation; and the soul's triumph I
over matter.
Mr. Rogers, who is a former news-
paper man, abandoned journalism 221
years ago to take up theosophical lec-
turing, and since that time has given
exclusive attention to that work. Dur-
ing that period he has traveled in Aus-
tralia, England, Ireland, Scotland,
Wales, and Canada, as well as in the
United States, and is known to nearly
all the English-speaking countries of I
the world. For the past seven years
he has been the head of the American

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Malcolm A. McDonald, Clara McOmie,
Margaret E. Meanwell.

hind legs and satisfied his appetite h
plants, trees, and herbs.

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A bridge termed by its builders a s the largest highway bridge in th e world, containing a double can-
tilever span which ranks among the f our largest ever built, is nearing com pletion across the treacherous waters
of Carquinez Straits, on the norther n arm of San Francisco Bay, Cal. Under construction for four years, itE
is 350 feet high and has a clearance of 135 feet, permitting the largest vessels to pass under it. The central
pier, pictured here, is in water 90 feet deep and its foundation is 50 feet below the bed of the Straits. The con-
struction of this pier alone is considered a remarkable engineering achievement.

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There is only one HARRY LAUDER lie stands alone-New
York Sun.

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G. E. Densmore of the public spear- INTERESTING FACT
in.g department is manager of theLIBRAR YRESEAR
Michigan High school debate league. LI R RY ES A
iHe is now making preparations for-
the championship debate, the exact CHICAGO, Ill.-When Thomas Jeff-e
date for which will soon be announced.
The debate, which is open to the pub- erson, as third president of the UnitedI
lic, was attended last year by more ; States, asked Congress for $23,000 to #
than 3,000 people, including represen- replace the 6,000 books in the Con-<
tatives of 75 high schools in the gressional library that were destroyed
league. by the British invasion of Washing-I
EWton in the War of 1812, he causedf
COPELAND W ANTS much indignation and debate. Thisf
MERCHANT' SHIPS was disclosed in a research made re-A
cently by Dr. J. C. M. Hanson, as-
Unless the United States awakens sociate director of libraries of the l
from its merchant marine lethargy it University of Chicago.
will find itself "at the mercy of the Now, however, there is a total
greatest foreign shipping monopoly of over 3,000,000 volumes, and 2,000,-
known, with foreign bottoms con- 000 maps and music scores in the Li-
m.and ug even American shipping," brary of Congress, and a budget
Sen. Royal S. Copeland of New Yorkj $3,500,000 yearly is provided for the
stated recently before a Northwestern institution.
Alumni association meeting in Chi- The system of classification instal
CAgM led by Jefferson was found insuffici-

S DISCLOSED BY The
CH OF CHICAGOAN 'C
Saw'a
ent for the many volumes in the the
brary. It has Been changed, and now bas,
the books are catalogued under
system that permits expansion.
NEBRASKA-Three fellowships and#
five scholarships in the School of Re-
tailing at New York university have
been offered.

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