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THE MICHIGAN DAILY FRI

W SOUTH AFRICAN
SIEVATORY TO RE
IISHED THIS FA!L

ASTRONOMICAL OBSERVATIONS
OF LAMONT EXPEDITION 1
TO BE RECORDED
TO REMAIN EIGHT YEARS
Staff Consisting of Rossiter, Jessiip,
%id Donner to do Researchi Work
On Doule Stars
. According to an announcement by
Professor Ralph H. Curtiss, director
of the University observatory, the
building of the University's southern
obseivatory at Bloemfontein, South
Africa, is fast nearing completion.
The site selected for the building
is on the northern section of the flat
summit called Naval Hill, which is
within the limits of Bloemfontein. The
building,=i in, addition to the central
section which supports the 56-foot
dome and contains the 27-inch Lamont
refracting telescope, consists of two
wings. One contains offices, a dark
room, and library; the other storage
and garage space and rooms for a
caretaker. The dome for the observ-
atory was shipped from New York on
August 21, and should now have
reached the African coast from which
point it will have a rail journey of
several hundred miles into the inter-
ior. The telescope is already in
Africa to be erected when the dome is
in place.
.Two members have been added to
the southern staff; Henry F. Donner
and Morris K. Jessup, both of whom
were. on the staff of the observatory
here during last year. They sailed
from New York on October 1 and will
reach Bloemfontein after a journey
of five weeks.#
According to Prof. Curtiss the La-
mont astronomical expedition of
which this southern observatory will
be the observing station is building
and planning on a more solid basis
than any previous astronomical expe-
dition into the southern hemisphere. )
With the foundations so well made it
is anticipated that a period of highly
productive research in the skies, prin-
cipally on double stars, will follow
djiring the interval over which the
expedition will carry on its work. The
Expedition will remain in South
Africa for at least eight years.
'The enterprise was planned by the
late Professor Hussey with the finan-
cial support of R. P. Lamont, '91,
president - of the American Steel
Foundries. Lamont, who was a fellow
student of Prof. Hussey, was interest-
ed .in the double star work which Prof.
Hussey pursued in the northern
hemisphere, and began 15 years ago.
to furnish funds for the completion of!
work in the southern hemisphere.
Actual observation, which will prob-
ably begin before the beginning of the
new year, will be carried on by AssQ-
ciate Professor R. A. Rossiter, who
for a number of years was connected
with the observatory in Ann Arbor,
with the assistance of Jessup and Don-
ner. The scientific material gathered
by the expedition will be published in
one or more of the observatory
volumes as a memorial to Prof.<
Hussey.
* RAE
Today and Friday
Sally O'Neill

CANINE KINGDOM RISES TO ITS OWN
TO QUENCH THIRST AT CAMPUS FOUNT
By C.4A. far as to place its forepaws on the
Campus dool, having b)e en12 base and choke, once or twice, and.
martyr to kicks, stones, and rough turn and look apologetically at the
treatment about the ears and back as
administered by members and sympa--
thizers of the S.PC.A. for a long Some people say dogs aren't human,
time, is at last aserting rtself *s a but any of the doubters would have
real factor on he Universi y camipu been in danger of being convinced had
Thirsty from running a er te stray they seen the brazen representative of
dogs which humans allow to run pro-
miscuously about th" c"ps""campus("d"y=om successfully imitating
from chasing tho niiy aplpealifg the many who stop for a drink of
whistles which seem to emanae from water from the campus drinking foun-
nowhere, the c, nines are now qench- tains.
ing that dry feeling by using the_
drinking fOuntains which are iplacedl
at convenient, t1 Ofe c uttainale ecembeS Of
places on the campus. ~
There have been rumors of this nen w 'i ' or11itt1 L
invasion of the rights of man floating
about the University fr quite some Committee appointments for the
time, but yesterday afterc n, tie first Senior Law class were announced yes-
ral Iola ion ws < d i teortl- ,
res corin w otied, 0 y sv nith d- terday by Milton 1. Green, '28L, senior
west orne louta il. ,;by sev<rs I si-
aents. A forlorn airedale was stad- ilaw president.
ing on its hind legs and luppi:g up Ten committees are on the list.I
the water from one of the sous with John McCarthy is chairman of the
genial erthusia sm r. : VkiL"' t so Crease dance committee, Ray Alexan-
MPBELL TS PRIN PAL dr .of the Crease Paper committee,
SPEAKER AT AT RING "illiam Dixon, Invitation committee
Sand Theodore P. Ryan, Pictures. The

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YOST ANNOUNCES
TICKETS REMAIN
FOR FINAL GAMES
Fielding H. Yost, director of ath-!
letics, in a statement prepared yester-
day, stated that there were still tick-I
ets for the Navy and Minnesota con-
tests. "Athletic authorities at Colum-
bus took 17,500 tickets for the Ohio-
Michigan game," he said. "The Naval
academy and the University of Minne-
sota took far fewer than their allot-
ments. More tickets have been sold
to alumni and citizens of Michigan for
each of the Navy and Minnesota
games than for the Ohio game for
this reason."

Osteopathlic Physicians
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Specializing in Feet

COLLEGE MEN AND WOMEN
will find the Packard Restaurant
bigger and better than ever.
703 Packard .

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Applications for the Navy and Min-
,nesota games should be sent to the
Athletic association without delay,
however. Citizens of Michigan may
purchase as many as three tickets for
the Navy game and four for the Min-
nesota game, the price being $3 per
ticket. No formal application blanks
are necessary, a letter of instruction
being sufficient.
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Dog Days

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Prof. 0. J. Campbell, of the English
department, spoke last night at a'ban-
quet at the Detroit-Leland Hotel. His
speech dealt with University problems
such as its futur(' programs, Fresh-
man Week, etc.
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Cane committee is headed by Robert
Waterman, Cap and Gown by Alexan-
der Diamond, Finance by Frank Paint-
er, Class Day by Benedict Eovaldi,
Social Committee by Lyman Brewster,
with Alcid DeVere Ruegsegger as
chairman of the Memorial committee.
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Shows at 7:00-8:40
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Matinees
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Shows ]laily
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MICH. 'vs. WIS.
FOOT BALL RETIJUINS
Play by play, miniature gridiron,
.lloving football, scoreboard, play
insTantaneoasly as it actually bap.
pens. Stage feature between halves.
Complete movie before and after
game. All seats, 40c. Doors open.
at 1 o'clock. Special leased wire to
stage. Otherfootba ll scores oni the
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