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March 13, 1930 - Image 3

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University Geographical Station
Will Offer Courses Until
First of August.
Last Nine Days Will be Spent
in Traveling Through
Entire Region.
Prof. George M. Ehlers, of the
Above are shown several members of last years geological and
geology 4department, and director
geographical summer station before entering a coal mine in the Ken-
of the geographical and geological tucky district, which was visited on one of their field trips. Besides
station at Mill Springs, Kentucky, this trip, others will be made this year to Natural Bridge, Moccasin Bend
announced yesterday that prelim- in the Cumberland River, the Endless Caverns near Staunton, Virginia,
and Washington, D. C. The camp will be under the direction of Prof.
inary preparations for the summer George M. Ehlers, of the geology department.
activities, which begin June 24, and - - - -
last until August 2, had been start- ao<;;>;;><>o<;;;;>
"dThe station, which is the best C1EEN
equipped in the country, offers a R E L E C T I O NSnuJflrs t u tVT R r i nTgy ae ps
number of field courses to studentsljjS 11111
in geology and geography. These Il11U U VU
courses are intended for both un- "Disraeli."_--
dergraduates and graduate students Unhesitatingly recommended as Simple Memorial Monument to
one of the few actually noteworthy k
to supplement their college work. ing films yet produced, "Dis- Mark Grave in Arlington
The undergraduate, usually with raeli," in which George Arliss plays National Cemetery.
one year's preparatory training, is the title role he has made famous-
placed largely upon his own re- through innumerable stage perfor- LAST RITES IMPRESSIVE
sources, in most intimate contact mances, is at the Michigan through
with the outdoor world, and uses Saturday night. ( ByAssocia ePress)
materihls andometodsldryndiffer- It is. in a sense, superfluous to WASHINGTON, March 12- The
ant from those in the classroom f comment on the film. All the in- tomb of William Howard Taft will
The region, according to experts, is gredients of ideal entertainment be marked for posterity with a me-
also an eicelent one for the grad- are ingeniously and judiciously morial shaft befitting the high
atstudeent n r thattprent gnd- combined with practically flawless place he held in the heart of the
erous problems for original investi- results. Action, comedy, romance, American people.
gation in various fields of geology melodrama are present in abun- The monument is to be selected
and geography. dance against a minutely faithful by Mrs. Taft and the three child-
ork inLargeArea.background of England in the '70's. ren, who chose the silvan nook in
Work i Large Area. I istory and the life of one of Arlington National Cemetery in
southern Kentuckyd on the upper England's great ministers are in- wIich Mr. Taft is now at rest.
u Ke y hriver. terwoven in a fascinating plot far Simplicity is to be the dominant
course of the Cumberlandri r. more absorbing than fiction. Arliss characteristic of the marker, a
The station is at Mill Springs on is not acting the role of Disraeli, simplicity that will be imposing but
the river ten miles west of Burn- he is the prime minister himself- far removed from the severe, with
side. The local area contains an the ultimate but rarely attained an inscription telling in unaffected
excellent succession of strata, -rang-aim of all acting. Florence Ar- language of the greatness of the
ing i age from the Ordovician to liss, the great actor's wife, has the one who lies beneath.
onomicyvalue are produced nearby; same role in the film, contributing Impressive Rites.
the local oil field is the oldest in a touching and picturesque per- With guns booming a requiem,
Kentucky. formance. Anthony Bushell (from with. President Hoover and the
Tetai i f i sitthe English stage and the late mighty of the Government stand-
qarter onf ie fromate vit Jeanne Eagells' leading man) and ing reverently by and with pla-
quarter of a mile from the vil- winsome Joan Bennett portray the toons from the Army, the Navy and
lage, on the valley slopes of the pair of young lovers, David Tor- the Marine Corps drawn up in last
Cumberland river. -The buildings rence is the Bank of England di- salute for one who had been their
the vlled slope andret tnge rector, and Doris Lloyd the foreign commander-in-chief, Taft's body
the valley slopes and are at the spy-ess, all fitting their parts per- was lowered to its last resting place
edge of Meadow creek, which forms f l. ysedyastedywaIrwn
a series of cascades ┬░immediately fectly. Iyesterday as the day was drawing
I Both historically and socially the to a close.
back of the station. atmosphere is exact. Downing Then, as the volleys echoed and
"The work of the tcamp empha- Street, the queen's court, and a died across the broad fields of
country home reception are all de- Arlington, came the soft clear notes
ography and geology," stated pro- picted in faithful reality to the of the bugle, sounding "Taps." The
fessor Ehlers. "The men are given times. sky, thick with clouds and falling
intensive preliminary training and While hardly a literary epic, "Dis- rain throughout the day, bright-
then sent out to study a limited raeli" is an entertainment master- ened, a bit of blue appeared, and a
art of s isarea ne y ofe saal piece. Needless to say, it rates a soft ray of light played about the
geologissdgeongrbyhers.f ei straight A. See it by all means. top of the Washington Monument
-B. J. A. and the spires of the city, hazily
students are made responsible for _ _ _visible across the broad Potomac.
the working up of the geology and ___Day of Tribute.
geography of their limited area and LIt had been a day in which both
finally are required to hand in a News From Other great and lowly had paid their
report on these areas. tribute to a great American. For an
Long Trip Planned. Colleges hour and a half, the body had lain
"The last eight or nine days of___lin state in the rotunda of the
the session are spent on a recon- TAXICABS NOT BANNED Capitol, while long lines of plain
naissance trip. This trip is under- ,_citizens, who had stood in the fall-
taken because of the proximity of YALE UNIVERSITY-One of the ing rain for this opportunity, filed
the station to the classic region of tspast.
geology and geography between the students here has solved the trans-Isoypat
station and the Atlantic sea-coast portation problem by purchasing a Then had come the church ser-
First we visit Chattanooga where taxicab and parking it near his dor- vices; simple ceremonies conducted
the Cumberland excarpment and mitory. Just before classes seniors by the Taft family pastor, the Rev.
Moccasin Bend in the Cumberland of the Sheffield Scientific school Ulysses G. B. Pierce. There were
riverarstuiend. t Catmbrg wedge themselves in and clatter hymns played upon the organ and
river are studied. At Gatlinbur down the streets to the medical chimes, prayers, scripture reading,
Tenn., we make a trip to Mount Le-I school a mile away, i the recitation of a few poems that
Conte, which is about 100 feet low-1 Mr. Taft had loved. That was all.
er than Mount Mitchell the high- ANTI-COMMUNISTS HELD) From the church the funeral pro-
est mountain east of the Rocky- _ cession filed slowly across the Po-

mountains. UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN- tomac and up the winding road to
geography and physiography will Warrants for the arrests of the five i Arlington. At Fort Myer, it was
drive via Ashville to Virginia Beach, students who attacked a parade of joined by the military and naval
near Norfolk, where the interesting unemployed workers, were issued units, which led the way to the
sand dunes of Cape Henry will be today by the Madison chief of po- quiet hillside that was the burial
stuid. du n ftCpeherywill obtolice. The five ringleaders excused place.
studied. Then the group vill go to their attack by claiming that they The coffin was lifted from the
Washington where the study of the had merely attempted to stem the black draped caisson that had car-
fall-line, terraces, and coastal plain growing tide of Communism, which ried it from his home to the Cap-
deposits will be undertaken. is taking hold of the State. itol, to the church and finally to the
"The classes in geology and strat- cemetery, and borne to the grave-
igraphy will drive from Gatlinburg ENGINEERS VISIT FACTORIES side. A multitude of lesser folk,
to Winchester, Virginia, studying ?___who could not see for the cluster
en route the older Paleozoic rocks UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS - 25 of distinguished citizens and the
at exingonand the ndless Cad- juniors and seniors of the mechan- military, stood listening in the sol-
a Lexington and the Endless Cav ical engineering department of this emn hush that had fallen over the
erns near Staunton, Va. From Lex- university will make an inspection I assemblage.
in ton the class will go to Harpers rp fvais mnuctrg
Ferry where a study of the gap of trip of various manufacturing1
the Potomac river in the Blue Ridge plants in different parts of the WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY -
mountains wile made Then thdestate from April 2-5. The trip is Men who go to eshool teat a great
iountains will be made. Then they being made to enable the students deal'of candy, it appears from an
will go to Washington, via Pen Mar to inspect and study some practi- analysis of the buying habits of
Md. t From Washingtonlocal cal problems involving mechanical i students here. An average of $9,-
d'ips will be made to localities I engineering.1172.25 per month is spent by Wash-
where wonderfully fossiliferous eiiton men on sweets. according to
coastal plain deposits are exposed., 'OLD TIMERS' TO MEET the report.
The last day will be spent in study- --_-_-
ing an excellent exhibit in the Na- STANFORD UNIVERSITY-With
tional Museum, which sums up very the hope of getting even with their
clearly all the physiographic and former rivals before they die the
stratigraphic features of the areas form'r efent edieche -
traversed between the station and claps of '99 recently issued a chal-
travrse bewee thestaionandlenge to the combined classes of '97,1
Washington," concluded professor , nd' to t ge clasea
Ehlers. to be held next mng .ofbaseball1
Further information, added Pro-
fessor Ehlers, could be obtained CUT PRIVILEGES REDUCE
fiom a special University bulletin'
availalh t the. office of the sum- Anruts cm.m rn~ T o'f ' ._. A - A fl -


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