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THE MICHIGAN DAiLY

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4LIY OFFICIAL BULLETIN
ablication in the Bulletin is constructive notice to all members of
.e University. Copy received by the Assistant to the President until
30 p.m. (11:30 a.m., Saturday.)

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day) in Sarah Caswell Angell Hall.

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Vera Jolhnstoi, Dance Chairman.

DIRECTING RELIEF
OF BREMEN CREW

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F'RIJAY, APIL 20.

Number 148.

[ce to All Seniors:
The diploma fee of $10 and the certificate fee of $2 are payable now and
y settlement thereof by all prospective graduates at the coming com-
cement will be helpful. Over 2,000 diplomas must be lettered, 'signed, and
ed.
Shirley W. Smith, Secretary.
versity Lecture:'
M. Pierre Roland-Marcel, Director of the Bibliotheque Nationale, will
ure on "The Treasures of the Bibliotheque Nationale" in the Natural
?nce Auditorium, Monday, April 23, at 4:15 p.m. The lecture will be in
ach and will be illustrated by stereopticon. The publicf s cordially in-

Negro-Caucasikn Club:I
Prof. Robert B. Hall will present a paper, "The Societe Congo, with Sug-
gestions as to its Origin," and show some pictures of Haiti, relative to a dis-
cussion of conditions there, Friday, April 20,'at 8 p.m., in Room 302, Michigan3
Union. All interested are cordially invited.
Donald F. White.
Uogebie Range Club:
There will be a meeting of the club tonight in Room 323, Michigan
Union, at 8 o'clock. A.1 members and men from the Gogebic Range are
asked to be present.
Peter Bugni, President.-
Alpha Kappa Delta:
The spring initiation ,anquet has been postponed until Friday, May 4.
The Secretary will communicate with members and initiates as to further
particulars.
RWcbard C. Fuller, President.

F. E. Robbins.

ilversity Lectures
President William O. Hotchkiss of Michigan College of Mining and Tech-
logy of Houghton, Michigan, will lecture on the subject "Upper Peninsula
es and Lower Peninsula Factories" on Tuesday, April 24, at 4:15 p.m.,
.tural Science Auditorium. The public is cordially invited.
F. E. Robbins.
Liersity Lecture:
Dr. W. L. Westerman, Professor of History at Columbia University, will
re- a University lecture in connection with the Classical Conference of the
chigan Schoolmasters' Club at 4:15 p.m., Friday, April 27, in Room 2003,
gell Hall, on the subject "Transportation and Communication Changes in
tiquity." The public is invited to thi's lecture.
F. E. Robbins.
immer Employment:
For a junipr or senior medical student to help take care of the health
partment in a summer camp-also teach first aid. Also a position for a
an to take charge of nature study. One who knows birds, trees, plants, etc.
e Employment Bureau, Room 2, University Hall.
J. A. Bursley.
rmb ned Curricula:
The last date upon which application to the Combined Curricula for
28-1929 may be made is April 20. The blanks may be obtained in the
corder's Office, Room 4, University Hall.
Florence Mohr, Recorder.
te New York Tnhies Current Events Oantest:
The examination which will constitute the local contest at the University
Michigan. will be held Friday, April 20, ,from 2 to 5 p.m., in Room 18 Angell
ll. Each contestant is requested to bring a sealed envelope with a nom
guerre written on the outside and containing a slip upon which his real
,me, class and address are written. All papers required for the examina-
n will be furnished by the committee.
Everett S,. Brown.
clology 132:
The trip to the Wayne County Training School arranged for Saturday,
postponed one week until April 28.
A. E. Wood.
,nior Lits:
Senior Programs, Invitations, and Announcements will be on saleE
iday of this week in the lobby of University Hall. This will be the last
portunity to purchase them.
J. Albert Roesch.
ugllsHonors Course:
Meeting of the class in the Library seminary room, Friday at 3:15
:lock.
Louis A, Strauss.

RECORDS SHOW AL~
MID-WEST FOREN
Editor's Note: This is the thirtieth
of a series of feature articles on
campus institutions intended to develop
their history and maior principles of
organizations and marnagement.
Contrary to the opinion expressed
in some quarters, the oldest organiza-
tion on the campus is Alpha Nu.
This debating society is not only the
oldest forensic club at this Univers-
ity, but- also in the middle West.
Alpha Nu was founded in 1843 by
a small group of forensicly inclined
young men who decided that the pub-
lic speaking society in which they
were then members was not suitable
for their oratorical expression.
Therefore, they broke away from Phi
Phi Alpha, the first forensic society
in Michigan (which disbanded in
1846), and founded what is now
known as Alpha Nu.
In the first years of its existence
Alpha Nu divided its interests be-
tween forensic and literary activities.
The members even published a lit-
erary magazine, called the "Sybil",
which was' read before the weekly
meetings of the organization. All
members contributed to its contents.
The first article to be printed in the
"Sybil" was entitled "Mind IS Man."
The discussions which took place
at the first sessions of Alpha Nu
were of considerable profundity,

PHA NU OLDEST
VSIC ORGANIZATION
I "Resolved that Caesar was greater
than his father," and "'Resolved that
the Crusades were beneficial." At
one of the meetings of Alpha Nu this

spring the proposition debated was
"Resolved that the Mencken school of
thought should be condemned."
In the early years Alpha Nu intro-
duced women members into the or-
ganization. With women came mus-
ical entertainment. All they lacked
was wine to fulfill the old slogan
"wine, women and song." However,
both of these distractions were soon
eliminated, and today the society is
composed of forty active mem'bers.
For many years, until the construe-
tion of Angell hall, Alpha Nu occupiedf
a room on the fourth floor of Uni-
versity hall. Here the weekly ses-
sions were often interrupted by activ-
ities of the rats, who had no respect
for even the most fluent and silver-
tongued members. Because. of its
services to the University the society
was given a roone on the fourth floor
of Angell hall in which to carry on
its functions.
In 1922 Alpha Nu helped to found
a national literary and debating so-
ciety known as Kappa Phi Sigma.
This national organization now has
nine chapters in the middle West.
During last December the annual
convention of Kappa Phi Sigma was

Herta Junkers
Representative in this country of her
father, the builder of the Bremen, who
is helping with the relief operations
for the transatlantic fliers. One of
the fliers, "Duke" Schiller, 'said yes-
terday, concerning future plans, "the
Bremen hasn't reached New York yet,
and until we take her there our trip
is not over."
Miss Junkers set out in the sister
ship of the Bremen flying in the gen-
eral direction of Greenly island, caus-
ing a great deal of mystery as to her
destination. She landed yesterday,
however, at Lake St. Agnes, Quebec,
in time to greet Fitzmaurice and
Schillecr.
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whereas now the society aim-s to se- held in Ann Arbor, and Alpha Nu was
lect topics for discussion which will able to secure the election of Lyle
lend themselves to humor. Such mo- E. Eisernian, '30L, as national presi-
neentous questions were debated as dent.
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Del Prete 'Offers Entire S

CURRENT NEWUS FROMĀ°
OTHER COLLEGES
PLAN TO REOPEN BIDS FOR
NEW MEMORIAL AUDITORIUNIU
UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA. -
Since the lowest figure estimated for
the cost of construction of the Mem-
orial auditorium was $50,000 above
the amount contributed by students
and alumni, bids will be reopened. In
spite of the delay, it is expected that
the auditorium will be completed for
graduation in 1929.
SEND JOURNALISM EXHIBIT
TO CONGRESS IN GERMANY
UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN.-An
exhibit of the Wisconsin School of
Journalism was recently shippcd from
Madison to Cologne, Germany, where
it will be displayed at the Press Con-
gress of the World. The object for
sending such exhibits is to show the
American methods in journalism and
as the University of Wisconsin has the
oldest and largest school of journal-
ism, Wisconsin is sending the largest
exhibit. The 15 charts of the exhibit
give samples of student news writing,
make-up and advertising.
TULANE RECEIVES REIPORT
OF RESEARCH EXPEDITION
TULANE UNIVERSITY.-The first
report (from the fourth Tulane expedi-
tion to Central America was received
recently by the research department.
The report reveals that the party is
attempting to cross the entire Mayan
area from the Pacific coast to- the
Northern part of Yucatan in order to
search for relics of a race that
flourished fifteen hundred years ago,
to study the ethnology of the inhab-
itants, and to make geographical
notes.
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Monday the 23rd.
P. P. Swan II.

acial Geology Feid Mapping:
The class in Geology 128, Glacial Geology, will meet at the Michigan
ntral depot at 8:40 o'clock,-Saturday morning, April 21, for map work in
e north part of Ann Arbor.
Frank Leverett.
Lrtoon Contestants:
Cartoon Contestants in prize award of the Fresh Air Camp: All cartoons
d drawings depicting the camp relationship of the student leader and city
y must be in the hands of the Committee by noon Thursday, April 26.
nd all communications to Contest Committee, Lane Hall. Prizes of twelve,
ght, and five dollars are offered.
Henry S. Grinnell.
encers:
There will be an important meeting of all fencers who were coached by
r. Tuscan this year in Waterman Gym today at 5 p.m.
11. A. Wiggers.
embers of All Junior irls Play Choruses:
Important meeting of all members of all choruses at 5 p.m., Friday, (to-

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PAPERSTO CLUB!
Three papers by member's of the
faculty featured the program given
at the annual memorial meeting of
the Research club held Wednesday"
night in the new Museum building.
Members of the Junior Research club
and the Women's Research club wereI
present at the meeting.
Prof. Joseph Drake, of the Law
school gave -a paper on "Justinian's
Appointment of the Commission to
Codify the Roman Law." "Harvey's
Exercitatio de mctu cordis et sangui-
ni's" was treated by Prof. W. E. Lom-
bard, professor emeritus of physiol-
ogy. Dean G. Carl Huber of the Grad-
uate school and professor of anatomy
delivered a paper entitled, "John
Hunter, the Anatomist."

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