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TIMS SETS AT
FOR XAMINAT IONS
Contest Sponsored by Paper
Aims to Encourage Interest
in Current Events.
TO BE HELD MARCH 4.5
Earlier Date Removes Possible
Conflict with Regular
Academic Work
This is the fifth year of the In-
tercollegiate Current Events Contest
which was iniated in the Autumn
of 1925 by The New York Times
with the purpose of en ouraging
among undergraduates a , ider and
keener interest in world affairs. In
the first year 11 leading instiu-
tions took part. In the sedohd year
the number of competing colleges
was increased to 20, inclu ing four
women's colleges. The a nounce-
ment is made that the examina-
tion covering the current college
session will take place on two alter-
nate dates in March, Tuesday,
March 4, and Wednesday, March
5. This arrangement is adopted to
ivelh h dvidual institution a cer-,

RED CELEBRATION
DELEGATE CHOSEN
Wsasoolzated Press Pkte
Tuussell Knight
Whose part in the recent strike
in the textile mills of Gastonia, N.
C., attracted nation-wide attention,
has been elected a delegate to the
anniversary celebration of the red
revolution in -Moscow. Knight has
played a leading role in the many
cotton mill strikes occurring
throughout the south the past few

YALE THEOLOGSIAN
Rev. C. R. Brown, Dean Emeri
Will Open Series of Four
Morning Convocations
HAS BROAD EXPERIEN

T HEODORE DREISER, THOMAS MANN 1
MENTIONED FOR LITERATURE AWARD ULT I I U S U I1L

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Announcement was made re-
cently that the R B Clothing Co., of
Cincinnati, has combined witht
Berny's Clothes, an Illinois corpora -
tion, and Raab Bros. Inc., an Ohio
corporation. The merged organiza-
tion will operate a chain of forty
retail stores throughout the middle
west, with manufacturing facilities
of over five thousand garments a
week.

Millard M. Raab, the president of
the new organization, made known
the purposes of the new expansion
in an interview. He stated that ;1,
merger was solely for the purpos
of gaining additional centers ot
distribution which in turn would
enable the firm to employ econo-
mies of manufacture and mer -
chandising in keeping with meth-
ods of modern business.
Raab opened his first tailor sho)
in the old Columbia building on
Walnut Street in Cincinnati. bac:
in 1903. This humble beginning
has now grown to a retail business
which represents one of the largest
clothing organizations.

... YA~. *AA Zt L.L4. **Lfl~I Iyears.
tain leeway in fitting the examina-
tion into the regular academic
schedule. The selection of the dates UNIVERSITY STUDENT
was made by the executive corn- KILLED IN ACCIDENT)
mittee of the council, which ha
charge of the contest and consists Harry Elliot, '30, was killed in an
of a representative from each Cod- automobile accident near Tama,
lege and university included. .The Iowa, last Saturday while driving
members of thiscommittee are with a party of friends from Des,
ProfessorEllen Deborah EiS Moines to Iowa City, to attend the
Mount Holyoke, chairman; Pro- oito o game there. t
fessor Henry B. Huntington of fooThe car in which Elliot as rid-
Cuhn,an, of nel.or To se. ing skidded on the wet pavement
group conducted the contest last and crashed into the ditch, frac-
turing Elliot's skull and severely in-
Ita been decided to advance juring two other members of the
the time of examination from April party of five men.
to March to avoid any possible con- He played on the Wolveriii! ten-
flict with the final examinations nis team in 1928, winning his AMA
and the period of preparations in that sport. He also won his
which thesed examinations involve numerals in tennis while t, fresh-
Thus it will be possible for a larger man, but was not in school last
number of undergraduates to take year. Elliot was a member of Zeta
advantage of the opportunity to Psi fraterni 4
compete for the prizes. These
prizes consist of $250 offered in Universify of Toledo
each college, the number of prizes To Have New Campus
being a matter in the discretionj
of the local authorities. Usually' Ten acres of good sad surround-
three prizes are offered, the first ig Te acres of Ts dound-
prize being $150. Some colleges ing the University of Toledo have'
give more than three prizes. Har- been turned under within the last
yard gives only one prize. In ad- week in preparation for a well
-ition to the money rewards the first built and scenic campus. The
prize winner receives a bronze plans, materializing after several
plaque, offered, like the cash years work, include a foodball
prizes, by The New York.Times. gridiron, baseball diamond, and
As in previous years, the first prize tennis courts. A quarter-mile cin-
winners in each institution compete der track will encircle the football
for an additional intercollegiate Iel, with present plans showing
prize of $500. In allotting the inter-'it to be one of the fastest paths
collegiate prize the procedure will in the country.
be followed which was used ~ast Construction on a fully-equipped
year. That is to say, the winning field house has also begun. On the
examination paper in each of the campus proper, a new administra-
several colleges will be forwarded tion building is under way, and a
to the executive committee and the program for general beautifying of
choice among the papers so sub- the campus has been adopted.
mitted made by that committee.
The examination, which is the
same in all the colleges, will be
set asusual by the executive coin-
mittee.ICHIGAN

Rev. Charles R. Brown, dear:
emritus of the Yale Divinity
school, who will be the speaker at -
the first fall student convocation:
next Sunday morning is the pos-
sessor of an extensive and wealthy
theological experience. He is the
I holder of 10 degrees, has been
special lecturer in seven colleges
and universities of the country,,
and the author of more than a
score of books relative to the mod-
ern theological situation. ce
Beginning his career as a clergy- Associated PsPhot
man in 1896 the Rev. Brown was
pastor of the First Congregational;
church of Oakland, Calif., for 15 Theodore Dreiser (lef V), and Thomas Mann
years and dean of the Yale Divin- -
ity school from 1911 until his re-
tirement shortly oven a year ago. American and German novelists, E literature. The prize winner has
During those periods he was
special lecturer on ethics at Le- who have been mentioned in Scan- not been selected yet, and there is
land Stanford, Jr., university, from danavian circles as possible candi- much speculation rife as to the re-
1899 to 1906, Lyman Beecher lec- dates for this year's Noble prize in sults.
turer at Yale University, 1905-06, --_-
Earl Lecturer at the Pacific School
of Religion, Ingersoll lecturer on
Immortality at Harvard University,
John Calvin McNair lecturer at the
University of North Carolina, and
special lecturer at Cornell and Co-
lumbia Universities.
Rev. Brown received his first de-
gree, an A.B., from the University
of Iowa in 1883, this was followed
by an A. M. in 1886 and the degree
of Bachelor of Sacred Theology at
Boston University in 1899. Other -,
degrees that he holds include an / /
S.T.D., Yale, D.D. Oberlin and - "_ _
Brown, LL.D., Wesleyan, and L.H.
D. University of Vermont.
To obetain a thorough back-
ground for the study of Biblical
subjects, he toured Egypt and Pal- ..'
estine in 1897. Some of the books
of which the retired dean is the
author are: "The Religion of a
Layman," "The Modern Man's Re-
ligion," and "Living Again."
Rev. Brown will speak next Sun-
day morning at Hill Auditorium at
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NEW ORLEANS, La.,-Okla II
won the Lipton Trophy at New Or-
leans Saturday, in a closely con-
tested star class race, Sparkler II
taking second honors.
NEW HAVEN, Conn.-Students
wishing to fly to the Yale-Harvard
game from New Haven, Conn., may
do so now, as there is a schedule
of planes going to and from the
game.
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