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December 13, 1928 - Image 8

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Poisonous Snakes
Are Speech


At -a meeting of the Committee on Student Affairs held Wed-'
nesday, December 12, it was voted that in view of the character of1
recent initiations held by Sphinx, that society be suspended as an

At a meeting of the Committee on. Student Affairs held Wed-
nesday, December 12, it was voted that "from and after this date
none of the various campus honorary societies shall be permitted to
conduct a public initiation, unless the organizations shall have se-
cured the written permission of the Dean of Students, which permis-
sion shall be granted only upon showing of facts which will justify
the beliefs that the initiation will not bring discredit to the University."

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
Highway Engineering Lecture:
Mr. J. E. Griffin, field engineer of the National Paving Brick
Manufacturers' Association, will give an illustrated lecture on the
manufacture of paving brick and the construction and maintenance
of brick pavements in Room 1213, East Engineering Building at 7:30
P. M., Friday, December 14. All students taking highway courses are
especially urged to attend and others interested are welcome.
R. L. Morrison.
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
Sociology 12.1:
Make-up examinations for both tests will be held Thursday at
3 p. in. in Room 102 Economics Bldg.
A. E. Wood.
Students In Statistical And Actuarial Mathematics:
I will address students in room 1025 A. H. today at 4:15 who arej
interested in the examinations of the American Institute of Actuaries
and the Actuarial Society of America, and will also outline the op-
portunities offered for technical statisticians and actuaries in busi-
James W. Glover.
Psychology 31:
The midsemester make-up examination will be given Friday after-
noon at 4 o'clock in room 1121 Natural Science Building.
Adelbert Ford.
Experimental Sections-Psychology 31:
The Tuesday-Thursday 9 and 10 o'clock experimental sections
working with Mr. McClusky in substitution for a thesis in Psychology
31 will meet today, Thursday, Dec. 13. k
The Monday-Wednesday-Friday experimental section will meet
Friday, Dec. 14 at 9 o'clock.
H. Y. McClusky.
Choral Union Ushers:
All members will please report at the usual time for the Fritz
Kreisler concert in Hill Auditorium tonight.
W. A. Davenport.
Campus Forum Today:
Dr. James K. Pollock will address the Campus Forum meeting this
afternoon at 4:10 o'clock in Lane Hall on the subject "Ethics in Po-
litics." This meeting is open to both men and women students on the
campus. A discussion will follow the address.
Martin J. Mol, President S. C. A.
Varsity Fencing Squad:
There will be a special meeting of the squad at 4:00 p. in., Thurs-
day, Dec. 13, at the New Intramural Building.

That there are only two states
in this country, Maine and Ver-
mont, which do not have venom-
ous snakes was pointed out by Dr.
C. E. Ragsdale, manager of the
Chicago branch of the H. K. Mul-
ford company, in an illustrated
rlecture on "Antivenin" to the
Prescott club last evening in Nat-
ural Science auditorium. .
"There are four types of pois-
onous snakes in this country, the
rattlesnake, the copper head, the
coral, and the moccasin," he said.
Three reels of motion pictures
showed the different kinds of
snakes, their distribution, and the
work of the Antivenin society of
The film, depicted how the rep-
tiles are caught and how the serum
is prepared. It is drawn from the
fangs of the snakes, and then in-
jected into horses. Later blood is
drawn from the horses, and the
Antivenin is made from the blood.
The serum is effective if applied
from ten to twenty-four hours
Michigan Dames:
The Michigan Dames club will
entertain their husbands at a box
lunch Christmas party Friday, De-
cember 14, at 8 o'clock, at the Fac-
ulty Women's Clubhouse, 226 South
Ingalls Street. Cards and games
will be in play. For further infor-
mation, dial 5339 or 22332. The
next regular meeting of the club
will be held Tuesday, January o,
Mrs. C. W. Ferris, President.
Iota Alpha:
There will be a meeting of Iota
Alpha in room 3201 East Engineer-
ing Building, on Thursday, Decem-
ber 13, at 7:45 p. m. Professor
G. G. Brown will talk on "Past,
Present, and Future of Motor
Fuels." Graduate students in en-
gineering are cordially invited.
G. G. Brown
Christian Science Society:
Christian Science Society of the
University of Michigan meets to-
night at 7:30 in the upper room of
Lane hall.
Ford Johnson, Secretary
Newcomers Section of F. W. C.:
The newcomers section of Fac-
ulty Women's club will meet at
2:30 Thursday afternoon at Betsy
Barbour house. Prof. Ned Dearborn
of the forest zoology department
of the University will give a lecture
illustrated with slides on "Birds."
Mrs. Paul R. ,Washke, Sec'y.
Extemporaneous Contest:
The preliminaries of the contest
will be held starting at 3:30 Thurs-
day, December 13, in the Alpha Nu
room, fourth floor of Angell Hall.
Speeches are limited to five min-
utes. Tryouts must be persent be-
fore 5:30.
John Webster,
Chairman Local Contests Committee
The Michigan Technic:
There will be a meeting of the
staff and tryouts of the Michigan
Technic at 8 p. m. on Thursday,
December 13, 1928.
Bernard M. Cain,
Managing Editor.
Sigma Gamma Epsilon:
The meeting scheduled for
Thursday night has been indefi-
nitely postponed.
C. H. Riggs, Secretary.

Prof. Robert B. Hall of the ge- special reference to readjustments LANSING, Dec. 12.- Gov. Fred
ography department of the Univer- in material culture growing out of' W. Green today directed the state
sity, whose request for leave of ab- I the migration of population into tax commission to investigate the
sence for the second semester of the higher and lower altitudes. possibility of zoning and equaliz-
present year was granted by the It is considered that Japan of-
board of regents, expects to leave fers an unusual field for this work, ing assessments on cutover land
for Japan, where he will engage because of the homogeneity of the to insure equitable taxation and
in a research problem considered population on a narrow strip of reduce the return of delinquent
unique by those in his field. land extending from an extreme lands to the state.
Hall goes to the Paeific empire tropical region to a point not far: Representatives of the Michigan
on a fellowship of the Social Sci- short 'of the Arctic circle, Prof. holding sessions here told the gov-
once Research council branch of Hall explained. Thus the factorhlensrheat oldhessor -
the Laura Spellman Rockefeller controlling readjustments on thejerror that local assessors fre-
foundation to carry on a study in part of the people to the varying
human geography in the rural bands of climate to which they are
communities. This work will have subjected are limited and controlled.
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land. Several holders of large tracts
said they would retain their land
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is made.
The congress elected Arthur W.
Stace of Ann Arbor, president;
Shirley W. Allen, of University of
Michigan, secretary, and George
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Iota Alpha:
The meeting of Iota Alpha scheduled for Thursday, December 13,
in room 3201 East Engineering Building has been changed to an
important business for members only. It will begin at 7:30 sharp and
be out in time for the concert. There will be no speaker.
L. N. Holland, President


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