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Winners Of Pulitzer [AIDDALIV~ irPTIIflR

Invitations Are Sent Out For Guests
To Inspect University

PrizPes Are Selected lifUA~IU K5LLCTURELS

Alfred Reeves, General Manager
of. the National Automobile Cham-
ber of Commerce, will be the prin-
cipal speaker at the Manufacturers'
Conference with the Department of
Engineering Research which will be
held in Ann Arbor, May 28.
Mr. Reeves' address will be made
at the mid-day luncheon at the
Union, at which the Honorable
Junius C. Beal, of Ann Arbor, the
Honorable Walter H. Sawyer, of
Hillsdale, both members of the
Board of Regents, Dean Herbert C.
Sadler, of the Colleges of Engineer-
ing and Architecture, and John L.
Lovett, general manager of the
Michigan Manufacturers' associa-
tion will also speak. Mr. A. H. Goss,
president of the Kelvinator corpor-
ation and a member of the advisory
committee of the Department of
Engineering Research, will preside
at the luncheon..
From the time the delegates be-
gin to gather at 10 o'clock in the
morning,auntil the luncheon, the
time will be spent' in visits to the
various University laboratories in
which different problems in indus-
trial research are in progress or
have been carried out during the
past few years. At this time an in-
vitation is being extended to all
visiting manufacturers to inspect
these laboratories, and to talk with
the members of the faculty in all
branches of scientific investigation
bearing close relation to industrial
development. Members of the fac-
ulty will serve as guides to conduct
the visitors to these laboratories
and other points of interest on the
,At the conclusion of the tour of
inspection, an organ recital by Pal-
mer Christian, University organist,
will be given for the guests at Hill

Pulitzer winners for 1928-1929
are Louis I. Jaffee, top, editorial;
Stephen V. Benet, center, book of
verse, "John Brown's Body"; and
Burton J. Hendrick, below, for bio-
graphy of Walter Hines Page. Jaf-
fee received $500, while the others
received $1,000 each.
Faculty To Attend
Physics Conference

Noted Sculptor Illustrates Talk
On Technique By Making
Clay Figure
Developing a figure in clay before
the audience, Prof. Avard Fair-
banks .spoke on the technique of
sculpturing Wednesday afternoon
in the West Gallery of Alumni Me-
morial hall. The figure which he
roughly modeled was that of a
primitive man, and was fashioned
in less than 45 minutes.
"Art," ProfessorFairbanks said,
"is not an imitative impulse, but
creative. The creative artist does
not make the figure and then name
it, but rather first conceives the
idea, and then models the clay."
Professor Fairbanks explained
how the human form in sculpture
has been taken out of the parallel
horizontal and vertical planes
which the Egyptians used, and
brought into the natural positions,
I the Greeks being the first to
acurately observe the movement of
the body and muscles.rDraperies
on sculptured figures are not to
cover the body, but rather'to en-
hance the rythm and movement of
the body.
"A nation's whole life and ex-
periences may be understood
through a thorough understanding
of its art," he concluded, "and the
greater that understanding, the
greater is the aesthetic growth of a
Doctor Gives Speech
On Scientist's Views
About Vegetarianism
Lecture Illustrated By Slides Taken
To Show Harm Of Acids Resulting
From Excessive Meat Diet
Scientific evidence concerning
vegetarianism as a diet -for human
beings was presented by Dr. Louis
H. Newburgh, director of clinical
investigation at the University hos-
pital, in a lecture, "A Scientist's
View of Vegetarianism," given yes-'
terday afternoon in Natural Science
Approaching the question from a
chemical point of view, Dr New-1.
burgh related how in thepast 10'
years research had shown that any
harm that might arise from meat-
eating would have to come from
meat's high protein content. Slides
illustrating the detrimental effects
of a diet excessively rich in this
food were shown and the speaker
explained that it had been proved
that protein is made up of some 25
amino acids, some of which have
been definitely proved harmful to
the body.
The lecture was sponsored by the
Tolstoy league, since it was one of
the great Russian novelist's princi-
ples that man should eat no meat,
not only for physical reasons but
because of spiritual ones as well.
A vegetarian supper is to be held
tonight at Lane Hall tavern, to
which the public is invited. Tickets
are 75 cents.
Due to a clerical blunder on the
part of the state senate finacenco-
mittee, the University has been de
prived of its own cash fund,
amounting to more than $2,215,000.
The Univrrsity ha a round-about
method of hr nv its own funds,
being requirod to pay all fees and
other cash receipts into the state
treasury. The legislature in turn
appropriates the necessary funds
for the ensuing biennium.
The rifle team is preparing for
the N. R. A. matches and hopes to

make good in the Eastern cham-
pionship competition. They have
shown a remarkable skill in han-
dling the pieces, and a victory
would not come as a surprise to
berVe u

Come In Friday or Saturday
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German Auto Tested
By General Motors


,lnpFourteen members of the Physics
The Opel, Germany's low priced department will leave Saturday
bar which was recently purchasedd .a
by the General Motors Corporation,. morning for Kalamazoo where they
is now being subjected to extensive will attend a meeting of professors
tess noand instructors from various col-
tests at the General Motors prov-egsadniriis fhette
ing grounds near Detroit The cars leges and universities of the state.
are f apecuiarbox-ikecon The purpose of the conference is
are of a peculiar box-like con-
struction, the body projecting out to discuss new developments in the
in back where the fenders are on science, and to bring up problems
in teaching. There will be both
mnost other makes of cars. Accord- mi gadafrnnsssns
Ing to American standards, the morning and afternoon sessions
prof. Ernest F. Barker and Prof. C.
Opel is extremely ugly. They are,
however, much lighter and more F. Meyer will present a paper on
economical than any of our low "Infra-red Absorption Spectrum of
priced cars. The engine is small Gases," Prof. Daniel L. Rich will,
and powerful, measuring no more discuss problems in teaching phy-
than a foot long in the four and sics, and Prof. William W. Sleator
two feet in the six cylinder car, will demonstrate an experiment.
while the gasoline consumption is
so low as to be comparable to that acobson ade Head
of the motorcycle.IJcbo aeH a
The purchase of the Opel Com- Of Forestry Society1
pany by General Motors marks a
new era in American competition
in European marets. The policy of Albin G. Jacobson, '30 FC., has
buying out one's competitors has been elected to succeed W. C.
never before been followed by any Branch, '29F., as president of the!
American manufacturer, although Forestry club for the 1929-30 school
Ford has long been accustomed to
the establishment of plants in for- year.
bign countries where the manufac- Other officers elected were: Row-
ture of parts is carried on. Re- land Burgie, '30F., vice-president;
gently plans were announced for Howard Schneider, '29FC.; Russell
a complete assembly plant to be Reynolds, '29FC., corresponding
erected in Ireland by the Ford com- secretary, and Ross Stevens, '31F.,
Pany. as treasurer. The Forestry club,
In addition to the tests being car- which holds its meetings on the
tied out in Detroit relative to the- second and fourth Wednesday of
Opel car, numerous other Euro- each month, will hold its final ses-
pean cars are undergoing tAals at 'sion next Wednesday.
the proving grounds. Among these
nay be mentioned the Sunbeam, --
Daimler, Vaux Hall, and Morris
Cowley of English manufacture,
The Italian Fiat and Alfa Romea,
gnd the French Citroen. Ready To


The Floating University has an-
bounced that a revised charter
Makes it possible to grant college
degrees in connection with its work.
rThese degrees, which the univer-
city will award for the first time
In the college year 1920-130, are
Bachelor of Arts, Master of Arts
and ~ a new' degree, Bachelor of,
World Affairs. Requirements for
the first two are similar to those in
land colleges. The four year resi-
dent requirement for the B. A. may
be met in part by work at a land
college and in part on the Floating
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