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November 22, 1929 - Image 3

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Speech Department Picks Ten
Men From Which to Choose
Varsity Squad.
Members of the speech depart-
ment have chosen ten men from
which to form the nucleus of the
varsity debating team, Floyd K.
Riley, coach of the team, announc-
ed yesterday. The question for the
debates this semester is "Resolved:
that the principle of the chain
store system is detrimental to the
best interests of the United States
The varsity squad will be com-
posed of: Ormand J. Drake, '30 Ed;
Nathan Levy, '31; Fenelon W.
Bpesche, '31; Howard Simon, '32 L;
Thomas V. LoCicero, '31; Albert F.
Donohue, '31; Victor J. Kirschner,
'31; Jesse J. Dunn, '31; Franklin C.
orsythe, '31; and Garrett B.
Wright, '30. Only four members of:
the squad have had any varsity
experience, Levy, Drake, Simon and
Boesche having been members of
the teams last year.
Final tryouts for the team will
be held on Tuesday, when two of
the ten will be eliminated. Of the
eight men remaining, two teams
of three each will be picked, and
the two remaining men will be re-I
tained as alternates. The debate}
this semester will be held on Dec.
12, when the negative team will
make the trip to Minneapolis to
debate against the University of)
Minnesota, while the affirmative
team meets Purdue here.
Tryouts for the women's teams
will be held early next week. The
same topic will be used for varsity
women's debates with Indiana and
Ohio later in December.

Cousin of Late Czar
j Is Vanderbilt Guestl

Michigan Historical
Society Offers $100
Award for Article

Essay Contest Is Opened to All
University Students; Work
Must be Original.
Sponsoring the first prize essay
contest in the Department of his-
tory to be awarded in 1930, the
Michigan Pioneer and Historical
Society has offered 100 dollars
award to the University student
submitting the best article on some
subject in Michigan history, it was
announced yesterday.
Subject matter for the contestf
will cover the entire field of Mich-
igan life; papers discussing Michi-
gan's industries, government, or
social institutions from an histor-)
ical standpoint will be eligible.
F'ive thousand word documents are
required, and must constitute en-

Formation of Discussion Group
for High Ranking Students
Is Announced.
To take the better students and
give them added advantages is the
purpose of the new political sci-
ence honors group, according to
Prof. James K. Pollock, Jr., of that
department. The group, organized
by Professor Pollock, comprises a
body of the higher-ranking stu-
dents in the elementary courses in
political science. Attendance at the
meetings of the body, which will
be held weekly, is purely voluntary
and the work is done without


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A . A ssocated Press Photo
Prince George of Russia
A cousin of the Czar, who is vis-
iting America as a guest of Mr. and
Mrs. Cornelius Vanderbilt.
Coste and Bellonte
Set New Time Mark
(By Associated Press)
LE BOURGET, France, Nov. 21-l
Capt. Dieudonne Coste and his
companion, Maurice Jacques Bel-
lonte, landed here at 11:35 a. m.,
setting a new record of four days
and fifty minutes from Hanoi,
French Indo-Chiha, to Paris. This
was six hours and twenty minutes
faster than Coste and Joseph Le
Brix traveled the same 7,500 miles.


tirely original research. The win- credit. -
ning essay will be published in the In organizing the group, the
Michigan History Magazine. members of the department felt
Manuscripts must be sent to that the better students would ap-
George N. Fuller, secretary of the preciate the opportunity of going
Michigan Historical Commission at ahead a little faster and deeper
Lansing not later than September than might be accomplished in the
1, 1930. class room. Furthermore, this sys-
tem will enable the' faculty and
Diehl Selects Junior the students to become better ac-
Engineer Committees Professor Pollock, in commenting
on the workings of the body, stated:
Selection of the committees for 'that the subject of political sci-
the junior class of the engineering ence "lends itself very readily to
college were announced yesterday discussion." The faculty members!
by J. P. Diehl, '31E, president of the will suggest collateral reading to
class. Four groups composed of an the students, but this work is also
aggregate -15 students were named purely voluntary.
by Diehl. The meetings will be held weekly,
The committees and their mem- and Wednesday night from 7:15 to
bers are: 8 o'clock has been set as the regu-
Advisory committee-Edwin Rus- lar meeting night. Through Lhe
sell, chairman; George C. Neureu- courtesy of Mrs. Henderson, the
ther, and Leon M. Legatski. meetings will be held at the Wom-
Financial committee-William W. en's League.
Snyder, chairman; Howard F.
Bjork, Harold L. Kopp, and Corne- VISALIA, Cali.-Four raccoons,
lius Lutz. ttvo foxes, two skunks and one
Athletic committee-Louis Zanoff, ringtail cat, all feeding at the same
chairman; Stuart Davison, Robert time out of the same garbage can,
L. Campbell, and Irving R. Valen- was the sight in Sequoia National
tine. Park recently, as reported by Forest
Social committee-Leonard Lo- Ranger Kerr, who watched the ani-
gan, chairman; Donald Boyd, Carl mals in friendly competition for
J. Bauer, and Richard Hollister. something to eat.

Remaining. done in Austria this time, and the
There was no mid-week change night club glimpses.Rl
program at either the M. jest Miss Harding brings to the talk- Wa:er Rea WS1 Grant Special
or Wuerth this week, Hal Skelly's ing screen her fine stage technique Requests for Iowa Game
"The Dance of Life" playing the and voice, but in the more drama- Weekend Permits,
former for a full week, and "The tic moments of the film they do
Desert Song," musical talkie from ,not seem to register successfully.IStudcnts who are qualified to re-
the stage operetta, staying at the Her supporting cast, nevertheless, Iceive specialpemsintdrv
downtown house. Below is a re- renders creditable performances. autompil permission to drive
view of the Michigan's new pro- Graham McNamee is heard an- automobiles during the week-end
gram. nouncing a novel Grantland Rice of the Iowa game tomorrow and
B. . A. Sportlight in sound, depicting va- Sunday may appear for permits to-
rious college football games East day at the office of the dean of stu-
Lucas and Harding.I and West. Especially interesting dlents, it was announced by Walter
Nick Lucas of "Crooning Trouba- are the shots of the California . Rea, assistant to the dean and
dor" phonograph and talkie fameC cheering section and the unique in charge of automobile legislation.
in a personal appearance and three effects produced by means of vari- Two chief requirement. prere-
excellent news reels and reviews, colored cardboards. quisite to obtaining this special
two of them sound subjects, over- H. H. P. permission are a signed letter from
shadow the Michigan's current- - the student's parents, requesting
screen feature, "Her Private Af- Betty Compson's newest talkie, the permit, and a record of the
fair," starring Ann Harding in her "Woman to Woman," opens at De- make, model, and license number
second Movietone effort. troit's Oriental today, along with of the car which is to be driven.,
Accompanying himself on his fa- five acts of big-time vaudeville, the No permits will be granted to stu-
mous guitar with occasional help only remaining in the Automobile dents whose applications do not
from the theatre orchestra, Lucas City. meet both of these requirements,
puts across in exceedingly enter- Mr. Rea said.
taing style his song hits from Ann Arbor Railroad Special permission does not in-
"Gold Diggers of Broadway" and S volve the privilege of using cars
the "Singing in the Rain" hit num- Yards.Swept by Fire for indiscriminate social purposes,
ber from "Holywood Revue" along it was pointed out. It is necessary
with several older request selec- (By Associated Press) either that the student have one of
tions. His delivery and voice goes OWOSSO, Nov. 21.-Fire of unde- his parents with him in the car or'
over big with the audience, de- termined origin Wednesday night that he is driving the car on a
manding several encores. swept the Ann Arbor railroad family errand.
The plot concerns the gorgeous yards here, causing a property loss ' No official statement regarding
blonde, married of course, who of $100,000. One building used both possible relaxation of the automo-
shoots the male half of an indis- as a car repair and paint shop was bile ban over the Thanksgiving
create love affair. Since the audi- ; virtually destroyed and heavy dam- holiday was available at the office
ence knows her guilt, the only sus- age was caused to the private car of the dean yesterday, but it was
pense comes from wondering how of Victor Parvin, general manager, definitely announced that students
long before she will coness. In- a cafe coach and two cabooses and would not be permitted to drive
! cluded is the court room scene, tenders. cars back from home on Friday.
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