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May 06, 1931 - Image 3

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The Michigan Daily, 1931-05-06

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The University Fresh Air camp
iakes its eleventh annual appeal
for funds to the student body to-
day. Opportunity to help more than
400 under-privileged boys will be
given, when tags 'for 50 cents and
$1 will be sold on the campus by
mnen prominent in student activi-
Although the preliminary drive
among fraternities, sororities and
dormitories netted more than $1000,
the student quota of $3,000 will not
be realized until the campus drive
Camp to Begin in June.
The Fresh Air camp, located at.
Patterson lake, is one of the two of
its kind -in the country sponsored
by a University. The other is that
of the University of Pennsylvania.
The camp session is divided into
four periods of 12 days each. The
first will begin the last week in
June, and the last will end in Au-
The regular routine of the camp
life starts when the boy and his
parents decide to accept the oppor-
tunity offered to him by the direc-
tors of the social welfare agencies,
who are patrons, of the camp.
Water is the camp's main attrac-
tion, with 4wimming lessons and
boating cruises, featuring the day's.
Hornberger to Direct.
The camp was started in 1921 by
Louis C. Reiman, '16, then on the
staff of the-Student Christian asso--
ciation. The present site, on Pat-
terson lake, was secured in 1924
through the generosity of M. A.
Ives and H. B. Earhart. It is man-
aged by a committee of seven fac-
ulty members, the president of the'
Student Christian association, and
director Theodore Hornberger. Pro-
fessor Ferdinand N. Menefee, of the
Engineering school, is chairman of
the board.

Fraternities, Sororities Support
Camp Fund; Contributions
Total Over $1000.
Contributions totaling more than
$1,000 had been received by campus
organizations until last n i g h t,
George Hofmeister, chairman of
the drive, announced.
Fraternities who have, contribut-
environs is the permanent site of ed are Acacia, Alpha Delta Phi, Al-
pha Sigma Phi, Alpha Tau Omega,
Beta Theta Pi, Chi Phi, Chi Psi,
Delta Chi, Delta. Kappa Epsilon,
Delta Sigma Delta, Delta Sigma Pi,
Delta Tau Delta, Delta Upsilon,
Kappa Delta Rho, Nu Sigma Nu,
Phi Alpha Delta, Phi Delta Epsilon,
Phi Delta Phi, Phi Gamma Delta,
Phi Kappa Psi, Phi Sigma Kappa,
Hornberger Will Direct Boys; Pi Lambda Phi, Psi Upsilon, Sigma
Gavey Is associate Phi, Tau Kappa Epsilon, Theta Chi,
G yIsAsor t Theta Delta Chi, and Zeta Beta
Director. Tau.
Sorority patrons of the drove are
Theodore Hornberger, '26, of the Alpha Phi, Chi Omega, Collegiate
English department, will be direc- Sorosis, Delta Zeta, Kappa Alpha
tor. He has been connected with.Theta, Kappa Kappa Gamma, Pi
the camp since 1925. Walter Gavey,. Beta Phi, Sigma Kappa, and Zeta
Tau Alpha. Betsy Barbour and Jor-
'31, who has been a counsellor at dan dormitories have contributed,
the camp since 1928, will be asso- 1and the Lawyers club.

Campers at- Patterson lake for
the summer will be selected by 19
social welfare and charity organ-
izations in and around Detroit,
George Hofmeister, '31, chairman of
the campus drive for funds, an-
nounced last night.
Dodge Community house, Dubois
Health center, Ford republic, Tau
Beta Community house, Detroit
Boys' club, the Mothers' Pension
bureau, the Wyandotte Red Cross,
the Brightmoor Community center,
the Parental home, Juvenile Court
officers, the Mutual Aid Neighbor-
hood club, and eight other serv-
ice societies will contribute toward
the finances of the camp, and aid
in choosing the under-privileged
boys from their case lists,
M' Club Members Will Solicit
Funds for Camp.
More than 50 members of the
"M" club, and students prominent
in extra-curricula activities, will be
stationed on the campus today to
sell tags for the annual Fresh Air
camp drive.
Tables will be placed at the En-
gineering arch, the State street end
of the Diagonal, and in front of the
Library, Angell hall, Alumni Mem-
orial hall, the Arcade, and other
points on the campus.
Members of the "M" club were
stationed in front of the Michigan
and Majestic theatres last night to
solicit funds from the theatre
crowds. The University buildings
were canvassed yesterday, to ob-
tain the contributions of the fac-
ulty members.

ciate director.
Counsellors for the summer, who
have directed the boys' activities
at Patterson lake in past years, will
be Roland Voight, '31L, Frank Har-
rison, '32, Richard Payne, '32,
George Martin, '31L, and Philip,
Burton, Illinois, '33.
Six new lodge leaders, who have.
had experience at other camps,,
will be John Cory, '31, Edward Var-.
num, '33, Vernon Johnson, '34, Clar-
ence Reidel, '34, Charles Menefee,,
'34, and Edward Spoerer, North-
western, '33.
Leaders of Fresh Air -
Camp Were Athletes'
Directors of the Fresh Air camp
since its founding have all been
varsity IM" men, investigations by
The Daily revealed yesterday. j
Lewis C. Reiman, '1was the first
director. He was followed by Eg-
bert Isbell, '23, Theodore Hornber-
ger, '27, George Rich, '28, and La-
verne Taylor, '31. Isbell and Rich
were captains of their sports.

Menefee Is Chairman of Camp
Committee; Includes
Faculty Men.
President Alexander G. Ruthven
heads the board of corporation
trustees of the University Fresh
Air camp. Other trustees are M. A.
Ives and Richard Earhart.
Prof. Ferdinand N. Menefee, of
the engineering college, is chair-
man of the camp committee. Prof.
Warren E. Forsythe, of the medical
school, Prof. Larry M. Gould, of the
geology department, T. R. Horn-
berger, of the English department,
Prof. Ernst V. Jotter, of the fores-
try school, E. E. Wieman and M. H.
Levy are other members.
The executive officers include
Professor Menefee who is also on
the board of the Student Christian
association, as chairman, F. E.
Royce, treasurer, H. G. Grafton, fi-
nance, T. R. Hornberger, director,
and W. A. Gvey, '31, associate.

Cotr Ai'bute
To the
Fresh Air Camp

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C Zorthy Cause

Plain Grey and
Tan Flannel Trousers
Cas and Gawns are ready for distribution

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