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THE MICHIGAN DAILY

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NEW DISTRICT SCHOOL SPONSORED BY PRESIDENT
HOLDS OPENING CLASSES IN VIRGINIA TOWNSHIP{

ITT( 0 SALT CRUST ON AUSTRALIAN LAKE
1 9-TT~i LD iBEARSHEAVY-LADEN MOTORTRUCK
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ADELAIDE, S. Aust.-Interest in These stories had left a deep im-
Australia's huge "mystery lake," pression as to its dangers and let-
twice the size of Wales, has led to, tern were sent to the ymung geolo-
Engineering Professor Invited its exploration and to the discov- gist warning against .the attempt
to Conference of Highway ery that it is so dry and heavily to drive a truck across the surface.
F I crusted over with salt deposits that
Research Committee. =a hevy-adenmtor trdck s s = Equipped with boring devices in
driven for miles into the interior of the expectation of finding untold
FORMED FOR WAR WORK the expanse. wealth in potash around the lake,
Cecil Madigan, who is taking the Mr. Madigan left Oodnadatta in a
Prof. Walter J. Emmons, of the place of Sir Douglas Mawson as heavily laden truck accompanied by
highway engineering department, professor of geology at Adel'aide un Professor Prescott, an expert on
is in Washington this week attend- iversity during the latter's absence
mg a meeting of the Highway Re- on his antarctic expedition, discov- soils, and Charles Kunoth, an en-
ered this remarkable lake. gineer. They came to what appear-
search floard committee, organlz- Legends and rumors spread by ed to be a vast expanse of ice floes,
ed to study the character and use the bushmen, who refused to be- but otherwise having the charac-
of road materials. lieve Mr. Madigan's theory that teristics of a lake. The banks were
Professor Emmons is active on there was no water, even though steep, rising sometimes to 30 feet,
several committees of the board. .the- explorer had during August and below them was a sandy beach.
The board is a cooperative organi- 'flown over the tract and raised dust Away from the shore there was
Fzation of scientific and chnical when the wheels of his plane had no mud or sand, and .e surface
men- in the country, including also touched the surface, stimulated in- was like a frozen sea. There was
business- men interested in science terest in the lake. Most of the leg- salt up to 15 inches thick, and it
and industry. In I91r, at a time ends that had been built up around took two men with crowbars an
when it seemed probable that the1it said the lake was a vast quak- hour to break through. Bore holes
United States might enter the war, ing morass engulfing all cattle and 20 feet deep did not cave in, but
the National Academy of Sciences wild beasts coming within its range. brought salt to the surface.

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Wide Choice Given Associated Press Photoi
Among the fields n which cours- Twenty children attended the opening of the new community school which is sponsored by President'
'Amog to be fieldare Amrhcn Herbert Hoover at Dark Hollow, Virginia. The school is to be taught by Christine Viest, who is shown in the
history, contemporary drama, mod- rear of the room. Ray Burraker, the boy who interested the President in the project is in the front seat'
ern art, geology, music, investments, the foreground.
heredity, and landscape design. Se- -
ries of five lectures will be present- Oratorical OTH tER
ed in each subject by some prom- Tyousf NEWS FROM THRCOLLEGES I
inent member of the faculty. All 1 eld at Hih School
classes will probably be conducted Wildcats Plan Hobo Brawl. here, when six coeds clamored for
during the mornings, leaving the at
afternoons open for recreation and Ann Arbor High school students1 (NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITYo fitcer otoed until
entertainment. . :will compete in a school contest on tion of officers was postponed until
A -Although no definite date for the this question should be settled. As
tures planned are talks by Prof. local representatives for the ora- 1ffair has been decided upon as yet no decision has been reached,
Randolph G. Adams, custodian of tory and declamation contests of yet, plans for the annual Junior- 1but J. W. Filler, assistant professor
the William L. Clements library andothe Michigan High School Orator SenioraBrawl to be held in Patten in civil engineering and advisor to
Prof. Lawrence M. Gould of theI h ihgnHg colOao y r rgesn ihgetitecufestewmn wl
geology department. Professor ical association. dithe club, feels the women.will
Gould, who is now irx the Antarc- Preliminary training of the ora- map d e w i biprobablysucceedobinjoining.
tic as second in command of the tors and declamers is being given masquerade will be on a Hobo
Byrd expedition, will relate some theme d many specialties are
of his adventures there. by Miss Ethel Wisehart, debate planned for the entertainment of
To Charge Fee coach and public speaking teacher the guests. N
Each "alumnus student" enroll of the school. . A committee of WOMEN RSdebatOLLEGE FOR
ing in the Alumni University will teachers will serve as judges of the Ohio 'Purity Club' Formed. i "Dutch Treats" thed a rativ
pay a fee of ten dollars and will be s c t heside won. The affirmative believed
able to attend at least three of hsnn OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY - that the male must be prevented
the ten classes which have been ar- I be eligible to compete in the sub- "No more swearing" is the motto from goingh bankrupt.
ranged, according to Mr. Shaw. district meet April 11, in Ypsilanti. Jof the newly-formed "Purity Leag-gk
Lafayette college at Easton, Pa., . Sophomore students are compet- ue" of this university. The group
under the leadership of its presi- ing in the school declamation con- is composed of about thirty mem- "Woren 01 C sLgn a
Dr. William Mather Lewis, itest, among these being Miss Mil- bers of the track team and the ac- th e Ony will be the signat
dent, r i ae i, is eso h rc emadtea- h entrance of the campus thea-
the only other institution which has], dred Koch, who won last year's tion was taken as an answer to tre March 3, when the women of
attempted a university for its grad- state championship, Miss Winifred several complaints about the Ian- Oregon State college turn out en
uates and its session of last sum- Bell, high school debater, Gladys guage of the track men.gg
mer was unusually successful. The Schmidt, Arthur Hagadus, 'Mar- masse for their annual theatre par-
plan to be followed here is very garet Hiscock, Clifford Greve and Coeds Crash Glider Club. men's Athletic ssocdbto e Po-
similar to the one experimented George Burke. The oratorical con- , eeds Aromthe association. Pro-bad
with at Lafayette and gives grad- test entries include Abe Zwardling, UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON sto the fund being used for the
uates who return at Commence- member of this year's debate team, Difficulties were encountered by building of a log cabin retreat for
ment time a real chance to re-es- Miss Marianne Sweet, Billie Faulk- the newly organized glider club the omen of the campus.
tablish their contacts with the in- !ner, Roderick Norton and William ____ ___h mhes
tellectual, life of the University as 1Pegan. Conflicting athletic and --
well as with the most recent de- music activities may cause the
velopments in all fields. withdrawal of the latter two ora-
torical competitors.
EUROPE $365D oa
SIX COUNTRIES-
PASSION PLAY
One of 250 Coliege. Travel Tours
Nearly 4,0040 meinbers in 192 A ST R lV 4 it

offered its services to the govern-
ment, which accepted the offer, and
requested the Academy to organize
the scientific resoutces of the coun-
. try.
The Highway Research Board
was one of the groups organized by
the Academy to meet the war time
necessities. Following the war, un-
der President Wilson, the Academy
was requested to perpetuate the
board as a permanent organization.
I was reorganized at that time,
and after being fitted for peace-
time conditions, continued to co-
ordinate anid promote scientific re-
search for the benefit of the na-
tion, as a whole.
Hillel Luncheon Group
Hears Talk by uthven
At a luncheon yesterday spon-
sored by the Hillel Foundation,
President Alexander G. Ruthven
conducted a brief -discussional
group. Dr.. Ruthven spoke inform-
ally concerning the student atti-
t}udes towards university problems.
NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY
-Henry R. Manahan, a sophomore,
here, disappeared Monday on his
iway to the university. Police on
the entire North Shore are search-
ing for the missing student.
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