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October 26, 1927 - Image 7

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.3.ER 2G. 192 THE MICHIGAN DAILY AGE

SEVEN

CLEVELAND GROUP OF SCIENTISTS TO VISIT
ISLANDS IN PACIFIC OCEAN FOR EXPl ORATION
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A party of scientists from the Cleveland Museum of Natural History, accompanied by indcpendent scientists
and natural history experts, are sched uled to depart from Los Angeles, Cal., soon on an expedition to the Galapa-
gos islands in the Pacific for explora tions and research. The photograph shows the schooner . Georganna in
which the party will make the trip and the insert portrays Capt. H. Carp elan, ccrmma?,der.
Debs Memorial Radio Fund Station Is Established In New York

Dr. John Haynes Holmes made the service of his fellow men, first in the
dedicatory address, extolling the life 'struggles of organized labor for life
and work of Debs and declaring the and bread and then to the larger
movement of Socialism for world-wide
station to be a fitting memorial to justice and peace, liberty and happi-
his name. Others who spoke in- ress. To Eugene Debs, Socialism was
eluded Norman Thomas, chairman of not a mere political creed or an aca-
the Fund; Morris Hiliquit, Arthur demic program of social reform. To
Garfield Hays and Theodore Debs, his deeply ,religious being Socialism
who came from Terre Haute, Ind., to was the expresson of the perennial
accept the station in the name of the longing, faith and hope of the en-
Debs' .family. slaved and crucified masses of the
Mr. Hillquit spoke on the life of whole world for redemption and liber-
Eugene V. Debs. He said: "This Ra- ation and the Socialist movement an
dio Broadcasting Station is dedicated organized struggle against the inhu-
to the memory of Eugene V. Debs. ni-:mnities of men to man.
Its call letters WEVD stand for the; "It was this all-absorbing, all-dom-
initials of his name and it is highly'ining passion of human love which
fitting that the station should be 01) insipired every public and private ac-
ened on this, the first anniversary of lion of EugeneV. Debs throughout the
his death. whole of his life, that gave him the
"Eugene V. Debs holds a place Gf nagnetic, almost superuman hold of
his own among the immortal figures all nersons with whom he came in
in Anerican history. Ie did none direct contact, and, which set him
of the things that ordinarily bring Ipart from other men.
fame and glory to men. He did not "And it is in this spriit of Eugene
lead armies to victory on battlefields. V. Debs that the Radio Station WEVD
He did not attain to a position of i;s been established and is now dedi-
power in government or industry or ,a ted to his memory.
one of eminence in science or art. ' " EX'VD stands pledged to the ser-
He made no great discoveries or in-. vice of the people as was Eugene V.
ventions. He did not amass a great ' 1),, It will incessantly combat in-
fortune. He was a simple son of th| jlStice and oppression in industry,
common people, the humblest among government and "in relations with
the humble, the poorest among theI other countries. It will steadfastly
poor, a creature haunted, ridiculed,.endeavor to promote the great cause
and maligned, a prison convict and for which Eugene V. Debs has lived
social outcast. And yet hundreds of +and died and for which millions of
thousands qf his fellow men and wo- the best men and women all over the

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world are struggling, the cause
progress, peace and liberty."

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OHIO STATE-Tau Beta Pi, honor-
ary engineering fraternity, which held
its 26th national convention here, had
representatives from 52 different col-
leges.
ILLINOIS-More than 450 appoint-
ments were made in the R. 0. T. C.

Ain't It a (rand and Glorious 1eelin' ' By BRIGGS
WHEN YOU'VE BOUGHT A NEWAND YOU TAKE THE RI6 OUT TOj AND WHEN YOu'RE 5A1N1CT ANG 1
CAR THAT THE SALESMAN SAYS SEE JUST WHAT SHt vM L -. AT 55 you SEE A COP TALING
WtI L 0D 70 MILES AN HOUR JLYSp.

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