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r ~rnsflAY, MAY '7, 1929 PAOE imfl


To Open Fresh Air Camp Drive


The Umversity Fresh Air Camp
jwasbegun in 1921 by Lewis C. Rei-
yIrman, '16, at the time a member of
the Student Christian Association.
Seven Fraternities And Sororities The idea of a camp for poor city
Add Names To List Of Many boys was patterned after the Uni-
Campus Contributors versity of Pennsylvania camp,
which at that time had been in
For the first three years, the
Contributions from house organ- camp was held on temporary sites
izations on the campus continue to either borrowed or rented, and
pour in at Lane hall, Stanton W temporary equipment was used. In
Todd, '30, director of the drive an-
flnounced yesterday. The total to 1924, however, two members of the,
From left to right: Top row-Prof. Ernst V. Jotter, of the Forestry department, Elton E. Weiman, date is $715.25, and thirty organiza- board of trustees of the S. C. A.,
coach of the football team, Dr. Warren E. Forsythe, Director of the Health Service, Martin J. Mol, '30, presi- i tions have contributed. All houses M. A. Ives and H. B. Earhart, both
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house, a permanent water system,
a better swimming beach, and, sev-
eral athletic fields.
In the eight seasons of the camp,
2,783 boys, from sixteen cities in
Michigan, principally from Detroit,
have been given a ten to twelve day
outing in the country. The boys
are selected by the various social
agencies of Detroit and Ann Arbor.
This year, the Boys' club of De-
troit will send one hundred young-
sters up on the camp. That organ-
ization has contributed $2,000 to the
THE LARGEST University in this
country is Columbia with 35,000
students and 1,500 teachers. The
smallest is Buena Vista with 21 stu-
dents and a faculty of only 15.

Fifty Cent And Dollar Tags
Be Sold At Various Points
Throughout Campus


About four hundred boys, who e e i uent Chisian association;bottom row-Laverne H. iayi
are now playing about in the streets associated directors of the camp, Homer H. Grafton, director of the c
of Detroit and otherx-large cities of fee,of the engineering school, the committee which will govern the Un
Michigan will have the opportunity comng summer.
of getting away from the heat and -Religious services are provided for tend to dedicate it as a game
dirt of the town for two ,weeks this boys of every sect, as the camp is reservation and bird sanctuary. The
summer through the medium of undenominational. Thus the boys state government will take the land
the University Fresh Air camp. An are taken to town if necessary, on over and cultivate it so that in a
appeal to the campus for $3,000 Sunday morning. The directors few years it will be well stocked
will be made tomorrow by the Stu- insist, however, on some form of with wild life. It will make nature
dent Christian association to help worship every week-end. Spiritual study and woodcraft much easier."
support the camp. as well as physical and mental There is a chance that an attempt!
Tags will be sold for 50 cents and growth is the aim of the organiza- will be made this year to reforest
a dollar at various points on the tion. as much of the land as possible.
campus, Stanton W. Todd, '30, Homer H. Grafton, general secre- under the direction of Prof. Ernst
chairman of the drive announced tary of the S. C. A., who will be W. Jotter, of the Forestry school,
yesterday. Unlike last year, the director of the camp this year, who is a member of the directors.
campaign will last for one day only. commented on the value of the The kids at the camp have work-
The camp is run in four sections camp. "Frederick Baxter, of the ed out a system of discipline all of
of 12 days each, a hundred boys Detroit Juvenile court, tells me their own. They chose a jury to!
going up to Lake Patterson in each that 5,000 boys are arrested on the decide the case and argue their
section. Thus overcrowding is streets of that city each year. The side, with the aid of lawyers, be-
avoided, and each boy can get the two weeks spent at the camp may fore one of the older men who acts!
full benefit of the time he spends be doing a great deal to help those as judge. It has been found that
away from the city. The first sec- conditions. Many of the boys form the juries of campers usually mete
tion will begin on June 24 this year, ideals which may keep themi from out more severe sentences than theJ
and will run until July 6. Two days becoming gangsters and thugs in directors of the camp would them-
later, the second contingent of later life." selves apply.
youngsters will arrive at the camp, Camp Prevents Crime New Plan To Be Triedj
staying until July 20.hOn the22d "Almost all of the boys are verI A new administrative plan will
of the month, the third hundred A osta ofe b a veryI be tried out at the camp this sum-
kids will arrive, leaving on August anxious to come Mack after having mr h ru ilb iie n
3, while the last group will spe d spent a year at the camp," Grafton to. The group will be divided in-
wen on"We had one boy wot w groups, the first, of boys be- ,
from' August 5 to 'August 1'7 at thei"went on. "ehdoeby whot tween 10 and 12 years old and the
amp. The boys are transrt had lost an arm and a leg in someen 1 3 an 1 verne
from home by bus and automobile. accident, who came to the camp H.Tyo,'0!ndBrn0 uhs
ByArEamndfor three years, was very pale andH.Tyo,30anBrnO.uge,
A oy sAre Examiedr, hSpm ec.,aare theassocare directors
As soon as the youngsters, who u anaemic when he first came Sp adecarelthesciaereorsn
range from 10 to 15 yer fagbtimproved a great deal int yeasandaegr ea.Chunwillorhavemchare ofton
arrive at camp, they are examined next three years. In spite of his: group. Counsellors from the stu-
Y at phyi-d disability he was an excellent dent body have b'een chosen, and
by the camp doctor, so that phys- imier. Last year, he could not will each have immediate supervi-
cal defects can be noticed and cor- simer.pt heamphfoul had sion over 10 to 12 boys. The coun-
rected. The morning and after- passed the age limit of 16 This sellors this year will be James Mc-
noons are spent largely in playing sed he age tof 16. Ts Dowell, '29, Marshall H, Levy, Grad.,
games and in swimming. The lat- spring, he came to me and asked Harley B. Kline, '30, Edwin C. Reis-
ter is one of the most popular act-,mp s thou place at the chauer, '31, Palmer L. Beebe, '29,
ivities of the boys. Those who can-' camp so that he could spend the Walter Gavey, '31, and Richard
not swim are taken in hand byJ summer up there again. Last year,'opetntinsrucorsothabmototebysptcmper
compet nstructor so t most of the boysecond time hi
the time the 12 days are over, al- thr o h eodtm.Ti
most all of the boys can manage year, however, we are trying to Detrot Tneaters
to stay on top of the water. Base- spread out more, and get most of
ball, basketball, track, tennis and our boys from among those who
hiking make the time pass so quick- twohave never euatap. W feel that CASS THEATRE
ly that the vacation is over before to ses The All-Star Fun Classic
the boys get time to look around. for the boys."
The evenings are usually spent Grafton told of efforts to keep The Royal, Famly
around campfires, where the coun- the camp site as uncultivated as Nights, $1, $1.50, $2, $2.50 and $3
sellors tell stories and teach the !possible. "We will have the sitet Wednesday Matinee
boys songs. The day is ended at! surveyed again this year," he said, Best Seats $2
9:15 o'clock, when the kids are sent "and will fence it in. Then we in-__
to bed, happy and tired. LAFAYETTE
Nature study is an important TICKETS & RESERVATIONS SHUBERT
part of the program of the camp,' For All Imrortant
and the periods devoted to that !Lake and Ocean Lines .THURSTON
activity are eagerly awaited by the TourCrises The Famous Magicia
youths. Some of them it is said, EdeG.Kueble l Tad his daughter Jane
cannot tell the difference between Cen.'Steamship Ags, Prices: Nights, Sat. and Sunday
a small skunk and a dog, but they . 601 E. Huron P.6412 Mats., 50c, $1 and $1.50
in woodcraft and Indian lore also ,',1|./s .r"1~1.r "Q.e.../I"|" ' ' ,| !|,". |" I,
are important.!

for, '3, and Byron O. Hughes, Spec., that have not yet sent in their con- or Ann Arbor, bought the present
amp and Prof. Ferdinand N. Mene- tributions are urged to do so as site of 180 acres on Patterson Lake,
iversity Fresh Air camp during the soon as possible, so that tags can twenty-six miles northwest of Ann
be sent out to them before Wed- Arbor. A year and a half later,
s The last named will enternesday. these two donors helped to set up
e Universitynet Smewill Lee The following houses have con- a trust to make the property avail-
h U. VaniAnwerp t'Sepillmbe.thjeetributed since the list was published able permanently. At first the boys
Desterdav Delta Phi Phi Epsilon lived in tents, but the permanent




camp doctor.
Executives Are Experienced
The board in control of the camp
is composed of seven faculty mem-
bers, the director and the President
of the S. C. A. The faculty mem-
bers are Prof. Ferdinand N. Mene-
fee, of the engineering school, Pro-!
fessor Jotter, Prof. Lawrence M.
Gould, of the geology department.
Theodore Hornberger, oft the rhetoc'
ric department, Elroy Guckert ofi
the sociology department, EltonZE.'
Weiman, coach of the football team
and Dr. Warren E. Forsythe, Direc-
tor of the Health Service. Grafton,
and Martin J. Mol, '30, president of
the S. C. A. make up the remaining
two members of the board..,
Professor Menefee has been active
in work with the camp since its
inception and has been on the camp
committee for the last few years.
He is chairman of the committee
this year. Professor Gould will not
be able to act on the committee
this year as he will be with the
Byrd expedition in Antarctica, but
he has been prominent in camp
work in former years. Coach Wei-
nman will have general supervision
of athletics, while Dr. Forsythe will
see that health conditions about
the camp are suitable. Both asso-
ciate directors, Taylor and Hughes,I
have had extensive experience in
camp -work, and are both letter-
men. All the counsellors have been
carefully chosen for character, ex-
perience and ability, having been
picked from a large number of

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Pi, Sigma Chi, Sigma Phi, Delta (equipment has gradually been in-
Upsilon, Kappa Alpha Theta ary creased, so that now there are al-
Trigon. Many organizations hav most enough permanent cottages to
not yet replied to the letter sent take care of all the boys. About
out some time ago, though only one $5,000 is needed for two more lodges
or two houses have been unable to and a number of boats, and a cam-
contribute to the fund this year. paign for that amount is being car- I
Last year, a total of $2,066 was ried on among the alumni. Plans
contributed by the campus. Of this are being made for a large club-
amount, $790.50 was collected from
37 house 'organization. The figure
this year is expected to pass that
mark, which is the highest to date.
The campus added $707.50 on Tag I reakfast
Day, $321 was contributed by the
J-Hop committee and $237 was
taken in on Summer Tag Day. The nergy- hredd
goal of the S. C. A. this year is three
thousand dollars. food eement -
As. usual, the alumni have been
very generous with their donations.Iproportions. Cy
From 265 to 270 graduates have{
been heard from thus far, and the ly to health,vigl
number is expected to be added to
in the next few days, as many regu- Shi edded Whea
lar contributors have not yet re-
plied. oftAnAr is an Ae

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Says Hubby
"0. K.," with Wife
Brooklyn, N. Y.
Larus & Bro. Co.. August 4, 1928
Richmond, Va., V. S. A.
Dear .sir:
Going to take the pleasure and drop
you a few lines to say that my favorite
tobacco is your Edgeworth. I have
been a user of it for the last eight
years and find it's the only tobacco
for a real good smoke.
For the last five or six months I
have been trying several other kinds
but I find Edgeworth is the only
tobacco for me.
If I am smoking any other brand
my wife will tell me, as she likes the
smell of oily Edgeworth. When I'm
sMoking oftiers she opens all windows
and doorl.
The rea.o, for writing this letter
is that I h l:.a r-d party last night,
and most all of the party asked me
what kind of tobacco I used,

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