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WEDN'ESDAY, DECEMBER 12, 1923
DAILY WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 12, 1928
Ann Arbor Art Association:
The Exhibition of Paintings by Artists of Southern California opens
Wednesday afternoon, December 12, and closes Sunday afternoon, De-
B. M. Donaldson, President
Point System Committee:
Jast Brings Group PDIIMM DISCUSSE
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To Inspect Libraryj FRMNCS
Publication in the Bulletin is constructive notice to all members
of the University. Copy received by the Assistant to the Presi-
dent until 3:30 p. m. (11:30 a. in. Saturday.)
WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 12, 1928
Committee on Student Affairs:
There will be a meeting of the Committee on Student Affairs in
Room 2, University Hall, Wednesday, December 11, at 4:00 p. m.
J. A. Bursley
Business Administration Lecture:
Mr. E. St. Elmo Lewis, advertising and marketing consultant of
Detroit, will address students in Business Administration and others
interested, on the subject of "Changing Conditions in the Field of
Advertising," in Room 101, Economics Building, Thursday, December
13, at 4:15.
C. E. Griffin
Moving Pictures Of Industry:
The fourth of the School of, Business Administration's programs
will be held in Natural Science Auditorium at 4:05 p. m. Wednesday,
Decmber 12. Please note that the program will begin 10 minutes earlier
than usual. The following films will be shown:
Laundering Fine Fabrics (the art of washing fine
fabrics) ..............................................2 reels
All in the Day's Work (the normal activities of a business day in
a great' manufacturing company's most important distribution
house) .. ............................ ......................2 reels
Making Lenox Pottery..... .........................1 reel
Carl N. Schmalz
Graduate Students and Staff, Department of Romance Languages:
The Romance Club will meet on Wednesday, December 12, in 408
R. L., at 4:10 p. m. Eugene Rovillain will speak on the "Sources of
Voltaire's L'Ingenu" and Michael Pargment will discuss "A Reading
Knowledge of Modern Languages. What Is It and How Is It To Be
Warner F. Patterson
Freshman Hygiene Lecture:
The third freshman lecture in hygiene for men will be given in
Waterman Gymnasium, Thursday and Friday, December lth and 14th,
at 3:00, 4:00, and 5:15 p. m. This requirement includes all freshmen in
the regular physical training groups and others that have been excused
from these groups.
G. A. May
There will be, a meeting of the Point System Committee of the
Woman's League at 4 o'clock in Barbour gymnasium on Wednesday, Local Authorities Temporarily Deny
December 12. Detroitcrs Right To Build
Mary Alice Moore, Chairman On Forest, Avenue
Rehearsal tonight at 7:15 o'clock at Morris Hall. P P
Gilbert B. Saltonstall Although the appeal was with-
i drawn and the architect agreed to
Matinee Musicale regrets to announce that on account of circum- revise plans so they will conform
stances over which it has no control, the concert scheduled for Wed- to the state building code, the
nesday, Dec. 12, is postponed until January 23. boards of appeal of the zoning or-
Mrs. Rene Talamon, President dinance, meeting in City hall Mon-
day night, instructed the city en-
Alpha Kappa Delta: to withhold a building per-
The Fall Initiation Banquet of Michigan Alpha of Alpha Kappa mit for the proposed nine-story
Delta will be held at 6 p. m., 116 Michigan Union. Dr. Little will $400,000 apartment house to be
address the organization on this occasion. crected at 715 Forest Ave. until
R. D. Mac Nitt, President "the situation is cleared up by the
Because of the favorable im-
pression the main library of thel
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There will be a meeting of Mu
December 13, at the Pi Beta Phi H
The meeting of Iota Alpha sch
in room 3201 East Engineering E
important businessfor members on
be out in time for the concert. Th
Phi Epsilon Kappa:
Meeting Wednesday, Dec. 12, 7
Union. All members are required t
Sigma Gamma Epsilon:
There will be a business -meeti
Seminar Thursday evening at 7:30
an open meeting at 8 p. m. in rooi
speak n "The Geology of the San t
ico." All interested are invited tor
There will be no Student Coun
.miners Dramatic Society Thursday, The "situation" referred to i:;
ouse at 4:00 p. m. action on a petition filed by be-
Florence Watchpocket tween 75 and 100 residents in the
vicinity of the apartment building
site asking that the council change
zeduled for Thursday, December 13, the zoning classification of that
Building has been changed to an district from Class B, which per-
ly. It will begin at 7:30 sharp and mits construction of the apartment
zere will be no speaker. house, to Class A, which will pro-
L. N. Holland, President hibit it.
The petition was taken before
o'clockpthe appeal board Monday night in
o kp.in., in Room 306 Michigan an informal way and will be pre-
to be present. .sented to City council at its next
Damel P. Rose meeting.
A few days ago, City engineer
ing of the fraternity in the Russel George H. Sandenburg refused to
p. m. Following this there will be issue a building permit for the
m 4054 where Mr. L. B. Kellum will structure, which is to be financed
Carlos Mountains, Tamaulipas, Mex-- by Kent & Moore, Inc., Detroit, to
attend. J. Will Wilson, Detroit, and Ann
C. H. Riggs, Secretary Arbor, designer of the building, on
the grounds that the plan did not
comply with the %tate housing laws.
icil meeting tonight. The plans submitted to the city
Paul J. Kern engineer's office showed public
hallways without windows opening
University made upon him in an !organization. These few inevitab-
earlir sit mLd upnhim i an ly give color to what is mistaken
earer visit, L. Stanley Jast, li- for the public opinion of the group.
brarian of the libraries of Man- And yet great numbers of students
chester, England, brought over a who are highly competent to do
party from England last week to: their own thinking can have no in-
inspect the local library with the fluence in giving direction to what
view of incorporating its featuress currently accepted as the group
viewof ncororaingits eatresconviction.
into a new library building to "It has seemed to me that this
erected soon in Manchester. informal student forum might fur-
In an interview with a Daily nish the means by which these
reporter on his previous visit here, students might make themselves
Jast was quoted as saying that in heard, and that it might fill a most
his opinion the local library was: vital need for the disclosure of
the best designed of any he had facts, the crystallization of opin-
seen in America. He stated this ions, and the ultimate accomplish-
time that his return was to enable ment of understandings. For where
his architect and the other mem- facts are' :known, ;understanding,
bers of his party to be able to ob- may follow. It is only when facts
serve the salient features and to are obscured or hidden from the
give especial attention to the de- light that prejudices and passion,
tails of furniture and equipment.-i misunderstandings, confusion of
The party consisted of Jast, his purpose and stupid abuses can be
architect, and officials of the li- bred.
brary board of Manchester. They "It matters a very great deal as
were accompanied by A d a m to what kind of minds we nurture
Strohm, head of the Detroit Pub- here-whether we have been en-
lic libraries. courage( in fosstefring prejudices
The party evidenced a great deal rather than veracity, credulities
of interest in the Shakespeare col- rather than critical impartiality,
lection now on display in the main curiosity in the interests of truth,
corridor of the library. According rather than smug complacency. If
to Jast, such a collection as the our meeting together for the pur-
University library has would be the pose can help in this direction, I
envy of any library in England, the am sure that one of the greatest
land of Shakespeare's birth, the aims of education will be served."
only exception possibly being the The next meeting of the forum
British Museum, will occur soon after the Christmas
holidays, on a date to be deter-
Subscribe to The Michigan Daily, mined by the committee which was
$4.00 a year. chosen at yesterday's meeting.
H. F. Adams
Students In Engineering Mechanics 1:
Friday at 4:30, Room 101 West Engineering Bldg., there will be a
discussion of methods of solutions of problems in Engineering Mechan-
ics I by a member of the Mechanics Faculty. All students interested
are invited to attend.
F. N. Menefee
The Engineering Council will meet at 7:30 p. in., Wednesday, Decem-
ber 12, in Room 302, Michigan Union. It is important for all members
to be present. .
R. C. Adams, Jr.
The next meeting of the Prescott Club will be held on December
12 at 7:30 o'clock in the Natural Science Auditoriun. The speaker will
be Dr. C. E. Ragsdale, Manager of the Chicago Branch of the H-. K.
Mulford Company, who will speak on ANTIVENIN (North American
anti-snake-bite serum). The lecture will be illustrated by three reels
of motion pictures. All nurses, medical students, and others interested
are cordially invited.
Fred Weinmann, President
There will be a meeting of the Cercle Francais Wednesday evening,
December 12, at seven thirty o'clock; room 408 Romance Language
Building. An interesting program will be presented, including a talk
by Mr. Hootkins.
Max Fruhauf, Jr., President
A. S. C. E.:
Regular monthly business meeting of the Student Branch of the
American Society of Civil Engineers at the Michigan Union at 7:45
Wednesday, Dee, 12, 1928. All members are urged to attend.
L. D. Kirshner
A. S. M. E.:
The annual Faculty-Student Dinner will be held on Wednesday,
December 12, at Joe Parkers, at 6:15. A very interesting program has
been arranged and every member should plan on attending.
American Chemical Society:
A Professor G. 0. Blown of the Department of Chemical Engineering
will speak on "Chemical Equilibrium from the Energy Standpoint," on
Wednesday, December 12, at 4:00 p. in., in Room 303 Chemistry Build-
ing. As this will be the annual business meeting, members are urged
to attend. All others interested are cordially invited.
Byron A. Soule
Prof. Slosson will speak on "Disraeli" before a woman's luncheon
PROFESSOR MATTHEWS WILL LEAVE
TOMORROW FOR CUBA ON BUSINESS
Acting in the capacity of con- Carribean ports. All their ships
sulting forester for the United are equipped with refrigerating
Fruit company and the Cuba com- systems, the whole fleet of which
consists of about 70 boats. Theyl
pany, Prof. D. M. Matthews, of also operate a line direct to Eng-!
the School of Forestry and Con- land.
servation, will leave tomorrow for The Cuba company is a large
Cuba to investigate some planta- holding company, controlling the
1 Cuba Railway company lines, which
ion .work there. Professor Mat- includes half of the railways of
thews makes two of these trips a Cuba. It also owns the compania
year, one during the Christmas Cubana, a subsidiary company
holidays and one during the six- operating extensive sugar planta-
weeks summer recess. He plans to tions.
be back for school reopening after
According to Professor Matthews,
these companies own a large por-
tion of the land making up the I
islands of the- Carribean sea. How- -BU
ever, about 60 per cent of the land BU
in their possession is unsuitable for
sugar plantation work, which is.
the companies' primary interest, it
was Professor Matthews' suggestion
that these lands be used for plant- BEFORE THE
ing timbers, such as teak, mahog-
any, Spanish cedar, and native
species. .STIMPSO N R
The benefits expected from this'
crop consist not only of the timberl
supply, but also of protection to Rear 618 E.
watersheds. The trees thus plant-
ed would retain the water supply
for mills and the towns, which Open Eveni
these companies ovn and operate.
The present experimental planta-
tions were planted by Professor
Matthews two years ago when he
was in residence there for six
months previous to taking up his CORN W ELL I
work here with the local forestry
The United Fruit company is the
largest fruit company in the world Scranton, I
and operates the finest passenger Kentuckyad
service between United States andk a
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on the outside of the building as
is required by the housing code.
Mr. Wilson, the architect, ap-
pealed to the city engineer's deci-
sion to the zoning boards of appeal
I but Monday night withdrew it and
agreed to revise the plans so they
! will meet with the state's require-
Among those who spoke against
the construction of the building
were Dr. Frederick G. Novy, Mrs.
S. M. Brace, Harry Cole, Dr. W. B.
Hinsdale and others.
Victor H. Lane, Jr., represented
his father, who sold the property
selected as a site for the apart-
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