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hungry Hankerings Hamper Happy
Homelife; Honeyed Hams
Hinted Helpful

Indulging in the only form of
"We are trying, in the Fresh Aui
hazing legalized by the fraternity, camp, to inspire in the underprivi-
three after-dinner speakers and a leged boy, a desire for a university
toastmaster kept 200 new and old education, through contact with
Phi Beta Kappas shifting around eU nr trough nt th
on their chairs for an hour and aUverstyestudensao e
1palf at the annual initiation ban- velop the social sense of the stu-
quetheld last night in the Wo dents," said Prof. Fendinand N
en's Athletic buildingoMenefee, of the school of engineer-
For the women initiates Elizabeth E. Mortimer Shutes ing, in commenting on the Fresh
Wellman '29 accepted the respon- : Famous producer, who is looking Air camp Tag day next Wdnes-
sibility of attempting to correlate 1 forward to meeting George A .!day. "We expect and hope that
vast learning with sufficient under- I Plimpkn, famous bibliophile, on these contacts will cause a fair
standing to communicate ideals of the basis of a common bond. Plimp- part of the graduates of the camp
scholarship to their social groups. ton is an authority on Shakespeare, to enter the university."
She asked that the new members who wrote plays. Grads Give Buildings
endeavor to be more than mere -- Professor Menefee has been in-
scholars inorder to lift the onus of fl terested in the camp since 1921,
"greasy grinding" from the shoul- when it was organized, largely
ders of the fraternity. UIPthrough the efforts of Louis C.
Reimann, '16, who had charge of
Stillman Speaks
Ezra C. Stillman, '29, acepting the l the project for many years. In
honor of Phi Beta Kappa for the 1924, H. B. Earhart and M. A. Ives,
men initiates, rapped scholars who 0 Kof Ann Arbor contributed enough
split hairs. He divided humanity money to enable the purchase of a
into two ;groups: Those who cut the permanent site on the shores of
grass and those who mow the lawn. Plimpton Produces Pleasing Plan Lake Patterson. About 170 acres
"Scholars argue between impres- For Forensic Feature; comprise the present grounds of
sionism and expressionism, spirit- Fellow Is Famous the camp. Originally the boys
ualism and materialism, romanti- I lived in tents, but gradually per-
cism and realism," he said, "and INTEREST is INCUNABULA manent cottages were erected, un-
meanwhile the yard looks terrible" til now there are almost enougi'
Prof. Dixon Ryan Fox of Colum- - ~buildings to house the entire pop-
bia university in the main address Illustrating his lecture with text ulation of the camp. The fund
of the evening, plead for the social books actually in use at the time, collected from the campus is used
historian. He traced the social his- George A. Plimpton, famous collec- I only for running expenses, build-
tory of science in America from itsexdIings being contributed by rich
pre-revolutionary undifferentiated r of textbooks and bibliophile, n n otrite
form to its present high degree of i will deliver a talk upon The Edu-d the movement. A large club-,
specialization in which the old cation of Shakespeare" at 4:15 h o vement A areyclub
"naturalist" who combined medi- o'clock next Monday afternoon in house, a permanent water system,
cine gelogy chmisty, ilitry ex n a a enoo niand well-equipped athletic plants
cine, geology, chemistry, military Natural Science auditorium. ' _rebinplnefothfur.
tactics, mathematics, and biology;Ntua Sinc udtr m4aebeing planned for the future. I
has vanishedmbMr. Plimpton is president of Ginn A large part of the success of theE
Social History Discussed and Company, noted publishing camp was due to the efforts of
The thesis of hisaddressentitled, house and is also president of the Homer Grafton, who will continue
"The Vanished Naturalist" was the Ginn Peace Foundation. He is at in charge of the camp this year.
accuracy with which social history, present president of the Board of "Boys Ar.e Clever"
treating the relations of men to one trustees of Amherst college and has "For the most part the boys are
another, comments on the growth long been a member of the board of very clever and resourceful," Pro-!
and decay of civilization. Prof es- trustees of Barnard college. fessar Menefee declared, "and with
sor Fox compared the 'virtues of . According to faculty men, Mr. proper guidance, many would be
political economics, medical, legal, Plimpton is one of the most dis- good students as any here in the
and social histories, arriving at the tinguished book collectors in Amer- University. We hope to form con-
conclusion that social history comes ica. His collection of early mathe- tacts with other groups in Detroit
nearest to the ideal though it may matical textbooks is considered the to enable us to keep a record of
be often wrong. finest in existence, surpassing even; the activities of the boys after they
Prof. John G. Winter, toastmas- that of the British Museum. His leave the camp. I look forward
ter and retiring president of the 'specialty is the collection of early to the time when the camp will be
Michigan chapter of Phi Beta Kap- American texts. For several years, one of the strongest links that the
pa, turned therifice over to Prof. his library has been at the service University can have with poor boys.
Ralph H. Curtiss of the astronomy;of scholars, andat the University Our universities are growing far-
department. Commenting on the several candidates for the doctor- ther and farther away from the
wisdom of the fraternity's found- 1ate have had valuable books from boy without means, and the camp
ers, Professor Winter quoted the his libraries. Who's Who says that is one of the methods in which we
constitution of the Michigan chap- he has the largest collection of hope to keep in contact with them.
ter to the effect that the new pres- textbooks from the earliest date of We are attempting to reclaim a
ident shall take office immediately printing and medieval manuscripts very desirable type of citizen who
after the conclusion of the annual' of an educational character in the has been lost through impropera
dinner, observing that "after-din- world, surroundings."
ner speaking is one of the hazard- -_,____ ...___
otis professions." BIRDDM R A'TTIIS M TUVDQ RAP>74.


GreenlRandiers Gulp, Gaping Griev- Chinese dying daily by thou-
Gan dsGiving Groans, Grunts, sands, 8,000,000 facing immediate
Gurgles death by starvation, 8,000,000 more
who will starve if relief is not
forthcoming within a month, and
Cancellation of the main plans 5,000,000 who will feel the gnawing
for the fourth University Green- pangs of acute hunger before the
land Expedition scheduled for the Jpngsxofrce hungriernbforethe c
comning summer was announced netrc crop ripens, was te pie-
comig sumerwas nnoucedtre painted yesterday in Natural
er Edyesterday by Prof. William Her- !Science auditorium by F. S. Onder-
Was oneSherwood Eddy who were bertHobbs of the geology depart- donk, and Y. E. Chang, pleading
aepute of hae exprssedwhoeiren ment, director of the expeditions E7lpfr funds before a special session
reputed to have expressed their sin- since 1926. Mt. Evans, the station Egg One Lung-o theTolsteoyreague
Cere regrets that Professor William of the expedition, will be closed Chinese food expert, who knows t-
Herbert Hobbs, of the local geology August 1, until further develop- the suey side of famine. Recently, The long drought of last year
department, would not realize his ments, Professor Hobbs stated, while in company with several of- followed by torrential rains ruined
contemplated trip to Greenland; The sudden cancellation, coming ficials who were touring the rice the rice crop and, has brought
Professor Hobbs and Dr. Eddy have on the heels of extensive prepara- fields in the One Lung car, Mr. famine to a district as big as the
met. tions for the expedition, is due to Lung was stricken with an attack whole Middle West. Railroads dis-
the failure of the necessary funds of aute indigestion. organized by the recent revolution
needed to finance the project to ----- - have proved unable to carry to the
materialize. Prof. Hobbs explained stricken 30,000,000 people what
mhatetisalize. , Prof. t, Hobbser !surplus food the rest of China Was
that thiswas due, in part, to other to produce. This year's famine
Richard Lougee, grad., who was iastrous food shortage of 1921.
apponted active head of the com- - sru odshraeo 91
ing expedition, and an assistant Chinks Go Vegetarian
SP~~~~I ~~ ~ ~ilappnediativehed fthncm-[[R 19t8o
who was to have gone with him, To the more than 15,000,000 far-
will not leave for Greenland. mersof the stricken district;-wose
Professor Hobbs has cancelled sail- utmost efforts at best produce only
Blooming Blossoms Buffalo Babes; ing arrangements for the middle of Communists, Celebrating, Concoct enough food to maintain life from
Dornberger Dance Demons To I May. He will sail . some time in Casualties, Causing year to year, the famine has
Demonstrate Detonations July to Europe to supervise the Confusion brought absolute poverty. Live-
closing of the station and the re- stock have been given away for w
moval of the scientific equipment. song, there being nothing left with
FAIL TO FURNISH FAVORS Evans Schmeling, who is on his SEVEN SOULS SUCCUMB which to feed' them, and every
--~~-~:way to Mt. Evans. to replace Wil- available source of nourishment
Amid hundreds of var--colored lian1 Carlson. aerologist, will re BERLIN, May 2.-The temporary has been exhausted. Willow trees
main at the station until the first disruption of the Reichstag and have been stripped of their bark,
blossoms hplaced artistically around, ifirst saio erlgit
of August The remainder of the strikes in protest against "police leaves have been eaten off the
Sstation staff at Mt. Evans nowbrutality" kept alive in the public trees, and even roots of grass have
than 300 couples will trip the light Leonard R. Schneider, aerologist , mind tonight the pitched battle been dug up for human consump-
fantastic toe tonight in an artificial and Hanson, the radio operator, waged between Commust May ltion.
spring atmosphere created in con- will leave at the same time Schmel- ynight. Berlin's violent observance Soup-and-rice kitchens to feed
trast to the weather of the past ing goes. the.internatiol labo day pro- and clothe the emaciated and rag'-
of thged renugeenafrombthedfympne-area
few days. Surrounded by more In regards to proposed air flights duced a few casualties even before gere ugees from the famine area
blossoms draped pasted on lattice to Europe during the summer by the dawn of May 1 but the casualty ofarelief workers' ability. Funds,
work, Charles Dornberger's Victor way of Mt. Evans, Professor Hobbs list stood at seven dead and 110 however, are lacking to carryn
g says that flights scheduled will injured. eef ations for th hree
Recording orchestra will furnish reach the station before it closes Communist deputies, one of these relief stations for the three
the musical whoopee for a big it August and will be accommo- -whom was among the 900 persons onths until the next rice crop is
stampede, second only to the Swing dated by the station staff. It is arrested yesterday, today slung ccor toeOhdrdonk. will cents
Out ceremonies. expected that Bert Hassell and books at the Social Democrats in a fing to a derdonk,r will save
While it is rumored that the or- Parker Cramer, the Rockford fliers, the Reichstag shouting "black- to savea lifeay, a dollar will suffice
chestra will render several special- Will make a flight via Greenland. guards" and "bloodhounds," when a dollars will sor a month, and five
ly arranged numbers from "For- Another flight over the same route communist was called to order for an entire family.a Localcnribu-
ward March, Rainbow's End," is scheduled, Professor Hobbs insulting the Berlin police chief. tions may be mailedo NomaibA.
and several other University musi- states. The details have not yet The Communists failed to pass a Ott mr of the A o Norman A.
cal shows, some good numbers are been made public although definite motion for adjournment of the bank, University branch.
also on the program of dance mu- plans have been made. House until Friday, but their bois- , Sae
sic and entertainment that are fa- terous singing of the International ood Would Save Country
vored by lovers of the dance who LOVELY LADIES L E A R N drove the other deputies and pres- Unithe food wasted weekly by the
lassespent some time attending LENCTHV LEXICOGRAP Y idents from the hall. The meeting China iSta ould savbe tshipped o
clases.LU~I~sUI~ikITwas resumed after an intermission.
Marking the Senior Ball as con- LAt Essen today 500 coal miners according td Onderdonk. The mon-
trasted with other class social Upon observation it has been dis- stopped work in protest against the ey our government puts in one new
functions of the year has been the covered that vocabularies of Michi- police action and efforts were be- battle
last minute demand for tickets 'gan students are overflowing with ing made, with less sweeping suc- "~Americasselfishness is crying for
which the committee has been un- vernaculars that are common to cess, to tie up the Hamburg ship- vindication," he said.
able to satisfy due to a complete other universities, as well as some yards as another demonstration. Syud Hussain, grad., referring to
sell-out early this week. While that are strictly original Michigan About 125 persons still were held the Chinese starvation problem to
there will be no favors given out expressions. today to face charges of rioting. India's annual famine, criticized
because of a policy of strict econ- - the selfishness of civilized people
oiny, specially designed favors willi SIL VANIAN SERVICE SEARCH SHO WS for taking from India for their
'be istibued a th dor ofthe, iconsumption the hluge grain crop
be dirbuted at the door of the SCHOOL SCIENTIFICALLY S K I L L F U L that would suffice to maintain
-___- - - ]~~~Mother Indiamilosnpety
bail- -r- "There is a great deal of credit to that there would be an exchange He expressed sy mp thy wiphlen
Our Weatherman the University implied in the of students beweenth e United Chinese colleagues in their plea for
choice of this University as the one States and Brazil, Brazilian stu- famine relief, and called upon
to assist the Tropical Plant Re-! dents coming up here to study our America with food to throw away
Tropcalforestry system and Americarn stu- to assist in relieving the hideous
search foundation in the organi- dents going down to Brazil to fill suffering of their yellow-skinned
zation of a federal forest service positions of grad~uate nature. This, fellow men.
for the Brazilian governY_.ent," de- he explained, would add greatly to
clared Regent Junius E. Beal yes- the prestige of the University. STATESMEN SEEK
terday. "Brazil is anxious todevelop
"The choice of this university ties with the United State s," de- SORROWSF
indicates that we are admirably clared Prof. Jesse S. Reeves, of the
equipped to carry on the work political science department. "She (PBy Associated Press)
which will require an intensive has previously looked to the United WASHINGTON, May 2.-With a
program covering many years, he States for expert assistance in vote in sight on the disputed ex-
continued. "The new Wood Utili- solving her problems. At the pres- I port debenture plan, the Senate to-
zation laboratory of the forestry ent Brazil is a relatively undevelop- icday heard that proposal defended
school will be used to determine ed country, with thousands of as the only avenue for higher farm
e properties of the woods, so that square miles unsurveyed. Her chief prices and the farm relief bill n
we will be able to carry the prob- mrnrrts ar enffee onr mono which iti si mrn1,-A nno-«






MELLON'S M E L 0 N I One of the most momentous bat- mand of the robins, the birds, now
______ tIes in campus "birddom" was constituting a veritable army, be-.
staged Wednesday afternoon in the gan to make angry darts at the owl
(r Associated Pre-,-Ivicinity of the Romance Language who retaliated with quick thrusts
WASHINGTON, May 2.-Sugges- Building. French 114, Mr. Jean A. of his strong little beak. Finding
Lions for an open hearing on Mr. Maigret's 1 o'clock section, had pro- the fray too one-sided, the owl flew
Mellen's rights to serve as secre- gressed through 20 minutes of Colo- back to the Romance Language
ta;ry of the treasury provoked a'nial Expansion when a violent building where from the safety
new round of discussion in the Sen-- plop" on the window sill inter- afforded by a protecting rain spout
ate judiciary committee today, but'rupted all class discussion. There, he calmly watched the excited an-
without results, perched. on the sill Iris feathers ! tics of his thwarted foes. Profs.
The question of procedure was very much ruffled, was a young Maigret and Vial again chased him
raised after the recent introduction barn owl, haughtily blinking at the away and, relentlessly pursued by
by Senator Walsh, Democrat, Mon- startled students. robins and sparrows, he flew to a
fana, of a deposition made by Mr. Efforts of Mr. Maigret, his col- tree near Doctor Little's residence
Mellon in which he testified as to league Mr. Howard L. Vial, and the where he took up his last stand.

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