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1930

THE. .MICH G . DAIKLY

1920 THE MICHIGAN. DAILY

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EXPEDITIONS NUMEROUS
Collection of 160,000 Specimensr
Resulted From Gifts Last
Year, Says Report.
Summing up the events which:
have occurred at the Museum of
Zoologycduring the fiscalyears of The new University Museum pic- Recently, placement of the newj
1928-29, the annual report to the ! tured above has one of the largest Otto Henry Hans lift gates has !
Board of Regents was issued today. collections of butterflies and in- added much to the interior of the
The report was compiled and sects in the country, in addition to building, adding practically the1
written by Walter Donnelly, of the the usually complete assortment of last touch to its completion. They#
University Museums staff. various species of the crustacea. are five in number being placed onc
According to the introduction to This and the large staff of special- the four floors of the building.
the published report, the years re- ists who are pursuing reesarch They are done in wrought iron bys
corded in the publication are the work there have combined to give Roscoe Wood of the University e
first for the full occupancy of the the instittuion a countryside rep- staff in the Architectural depart-
new Musetums building. The prog- utation in .the comparatively short ment. Hans is a Michigan grad-!
ress made by the staff in its var- time since the occupancy of new uate, having received his degree
led lines of work comprises the ma- quarters at its present location. ' from the law school in 1900.
jority of the. material covered by
the report.
Outstanding among the events of Meritt Will Publish
past year was the death of Dr. Jan Book on Early AthensA CHII b n
, ; Metzelaar, custodian of Michigan E
fishes and an expert scientist in Prof. Benjamin D. Meritt, of the
his field of endeavour, on October Latin and Greek departments, yes-
Lemadteatttor o o-o is arraGem etmwithsuppe- fA YMUR 4L
4, 1929. Dr. Metzelaar was drowned!rdynnnc thcopei
while on an expedition for the mu- terday announced the completion
seum and the state board of con.. of his arrangements with "Supple~Design Depicting Pioneer Scene
servation at Grand Lake, near Al- mentum Epigraphicum Graecum." of American History Worked
pena, Michigan. Wearing tightly an international publication, totu
fitting hip boots at the time of the publish his latest volume of com- Out by Students.
accident, the fisheries expert's life mentaries.
was cut short just two days after The foreign journal, published in SLUSSER DIRECTS WORK
he had been admitted as a full- Leiden, Holland, has received a
fledged citizen of the United States. text of Professor Meritt's commen- Depicting a pioneer scene in the
The annual report includes a brief taries on the tribute-lists of the early history of our country, a de-
summary of the life and work of Athenian Empire during the fifth1 sign for a mural decoration has
the deceased, along with a list of century, B.C., and is now awaiting
the many publications which were several plates from the Harvardbeen recently placed the library
credited to him before his untime- Press, to contain inscriptions inter- of the architectural building. The
, ly death.j
Department Reports Included.preted in the main text. The jour- design was done in Prof. J. P. Slus-
UdertehReadin ar-"nal will be written almost entirely ser's class in life drawing by J. B.
mental Reports" in the publication, in Latin. .?Richardson, '30A, with the help of
mentalofReports"ainsthe publicati-n,
every section of the Museum staff any ofre deai o ty publi- D. F. Rosser, '31A, Alexis Lapteff,
is included in a series of articles cation were arranged by Professor '30A Fred Fuger, '31A, and Dan
writenby eprsenaties romMeritt during his recent journey
written by representatives from Buell, Jr., '30A.
the various divisions. Reports of tions. Btn nn i " dr., As
the curators form a large part of to Europe to study ancient inscrip- "This design was done as an sx-
this section of the publication, with! usp erit," explained Professor
the outstanding accomplishments Svihla, G. W. Bradt, James Wood, Slusser. "The students ttempted
e~.l~~ lvn ue cnsd~a-Donald Magoon, Norman E. Hart- 1to apywa they had learned in
dd ndra wegd ina , Wnow, Roert the class, with surprising success."
In part two of the report, lists of Bradley, Canuto Manuel, and Cal- The study, which portrays a group
gifts to the Museums building, ex- I vin Goodrich. ofumen and women in pioneer cos-
changes, purchases, and expedite A new expedition is being tm was de wilored palk
' tions have been listed. The re- planned for March 4 to May 4 at on ordinary red building paper. A
markable growth in every division Tuscon, Arizona, Dr. Tice and Wil- most unconventional medium,
r is clearly shown by the large nuin- liam P. Harris, Jr., being the men Professor Slusser said.
ber of specimens included in the who will participate. Dr. Gaige is Professor Slusser added that his
lists. Among the most important 'expected to return early next week class will make several more of
acquisitions during 1928-29 were , from an extensive trip through these murals, and that another 1
those gathered through expeditions Yucatan, Mexico. drawing class in the architectural
to all parts of the United States. The growth of the collections in school is considering a similar
Many Make Expeditions. the Museum during the past two project.
Those participating in expedi- years is still another important When these designs are finished,!
Y tions for the Museum of Zoology phase of the report. Records show they will be placed in the architec-
during that period were Dr. Fred- ; that 160,150 lots of specimens have tural library along with this one.
erick Gaige, director of the depart- been accessioned during the fiscal The library was designed with a
ment, Mrs. Helen T. Gaige, assist- year of 1929. Geographically con- view to incorporating such mural I
ant to the director, University sidered, this material is world wide paintings on the walls above the
Museums, Josselyn Van Tyne, as- and was collected through many book-cases.
sistant curator in the division of sources. The number of specimens The design was done as an effort
birds, Dr. Lee R. Dice, curator of received by gift shows a decided in- decoration through the joint ef-
the mammal division, Norman A. crease over previous years, while forts of students in architecture,,
Wood, curator of the bird division, purchases added greatly to the col- to carry out an actual problem in
H. R. Becker, Arthur and Ruth lection. painting, and decorative design.

Mystery for the Week-End. What's the Point? -
Taken from Earl Derr Bigger's, There's not much of a plot to,
Professor Describes Chamard's Evening Post serial "Behind Th "Pointed Heels," what there is be- World's Fair Science Group to
Talk on French Literature Curtain,' has been made into a ing of the shop-worn back-stage Contain Five University
as Clear, Concise. most dramatic mystery film, now variety, but the film as a whole is Professors.
showing at the Wuerth. It is not entertaining, so we'll merely disre--
Characterizing the lectures being "just another detective show." gard the story. Five members of the University
iven by Prof. Henri Chamard, who Gilbert Emory as thesScotland Helen "Boop-a-dqop" Kane and faculty are among those working
Yard detective (and does he get Skeets" Gallagher, the baseball,
recently arrived here from the Un- his man!) gives one of the smooth- scout of Jack Oakie's "Fast CoI- on the board of 400 who are to
iversity of Paris, Prof. H. P. Thieme, est and most polished performan- 'pany," are seen as a comedy team ! handle the Science display at the
of the romance languages depart- ces seen in many a moon. Warner with amusing results. Fay Wray World's Fair to be held at Chicago
ment, said "His lectures are meet Baxter, whom the camera follows is attractive as the female lead in 1933.
ng with great success. They are trom London to the Persian desert William Powell excellent as usual Dr. P. M. Hickey of the Medical
clear and interesting, showing the iSan Francisc .i s ahplor in afairrol, whis rather po rled college, G. C. Huber, Dean of the
methods used in the French univer- interests both men for different Among the song numbers "I Have I Graduate School, Dr. U. C. Rickert,
sities." reasons, but her emotional scenes to Have You" as rendered by the of the Dental school, Prof. K. C.
Professor Chamard is giving two are mediocre. Here's to this one I inimitable Miss Kane (if you like McMurry of the Geography de-
lecture courses at the University, with a B--. iH. H. P. her), is best. Well-done comedy, I partment, and Prof. Ermine C.
one in seventeenth century French Ail is Happy. competent direction by Eddie Suth- Case of the Paleontology depart-
literature, given at 2 o'clock Mon- "Happy Days," a musical extra- erland, and good recording atone .ment are the men who have been
day, Wednesday, and Friday; the vaganza somewhat on the revue fr the plot and earn' "Pointed chosen to the board.
other, in French poetry of the 16th type but with a logical story thread, Heels" a B-. It closes tonight at The plans, which are already un-
century, given at 4 o'clock on the opened yesterday at the Fox in De- the Michigan, followed by Marilyn der way for the display, inchde a,
same days. These lectures are giv- troit. Everybody's in it, from Will Miller's "Sally" to be reiewed in hall of science with exhibitions
en in French in room 108 Romance Rogers and George Olsen to Janet tomorrow's Daily. showing the progress of science
Language building. Gaynor and El Brendel. B. J. A. over the period of the last cetury.

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