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Cleveland Jo is Archaeological
Project Co-Sponsored
by University.:


Best-Known of Former Students
to Have Place in Proposed
'Hall of Fame,.
Establishment of a "Hall of
Fame," to comprise pictures of the
best known of Michigan's alumni,
.s the newest project of the Union,
anrounced yesterday by Albert F.
Donohue, '31, president of the Union.
The work will be under the direc-
tion of the house committee of the

Well on Way With Quartering ber 12 and ends about February 2.
Activities, Carlson All the sledging will be done by An-
Tells Hobbs. dreas Peterson. an experieneed E.s-

Palace, Tomnb, Figures, Coins
Abong Many Objects
Increased support of the Mesopo-
tamian Archaeologicalhexpedition
headed by Prof. Leroy Waterman,
head of the department of oriental
language and literatures, now in the
East directing the work, has en-
abled excavations to proceed on a
mich more elaborate scale.
Expedition Renamed
sponsored for the last three sea-
sons by the University and the To-
ledo Art museum, the expedition
will henceforth be known as the
Michigan-Toledo-Cleveland expedi-
tign, the Cleveland Museum having
ed its support to the project.
T hs was announced yesterday by
lake-More Oodwin, director of the
Toledo 'Museum.
Iast season the expedition uncov-
eted on the Parthian level some of
the most important finds of recent
years. A huge palace, a remarkable
briik tomb, terra cotta figures, frag-
n~entLary anid comnplete 'terra cotta
i slver and gold coins, jewelry,
household implements and archi-
tdeel ra reaiins comprised t h e
fids, which this year have been
invtigated and cleared away,
epect Valuable Finds.
Work 5s 'Aow beiig concentrated
on the lower levels. A stratum of
fltinslfrom the Greek city, Seleucia,
lies immediately beneath the scene
of present operations. That in turn,
aedct~ing to a bulletin of the Tole-
11 "nuem, should give way to the
B ytii'an town of Opis, under
* h the excavators expect to find
e'tiden6e of the earliest settlements
oi ths site, the Sumerian city of
AkihAk, dating back five or six
thitisdnid years. Thus, valuable data
di re'k, roman and Babylonian
itvilizations will be made available
addihg, greaty to history's store of
k1f'Tdgeabout the life of those
pe fbds.
Ait Professor Waterman in
this 'ork are Dr. N. C. Debevorse,
]'arthian expert; S. Yeiven, Hellen-
icic pedialst; R. H. McDowell, bus-
iie'ss maiager; N. Manasseh, sur-
+ r; I. 6. Dorman, r., general
a istait; and W. H. Braidwood, as-
Special Bus Will Bring 'Group
Of 75 Players.
With a total of 75 men, the
igan State college band will
aYfve in Mnn Arbor at 10 o'clock
tday to parade through the streets
d the city before the football
game in the afternoon. The group
is to arrive by special bus, and will
assemble at the city hall and fol-
low a fixed route of march, finally
44iting at. . .the University band
hYAqiarters in Morris. Hall..
Leonard .Falcone, formerly of Ann
Arbor, and. a. .brother of. Nicholas
alcoine, of the School of Music and
director of the University band, is
the leader. of. the State .band.

Showers of ticker tape and confetti fell from downtown buildings along Euclid Avenue as President and
Mrs. Herbert Hoover were driven through crowded Cleveland streets at the head of a parade preceding the
President's appearance for an address before the Annual convention of the American Rankers' Association.

Twenty-four Engaged in Fishery
Research; Other Gains
Additions to the staff of the Uni-
versity Museums, making it the
largest in the history of the new
Museums building, were announced
The Institute -of Fisheries Re-
search is especially large, twenty-
four people being associated on its
staff. This year also boasts of the
largest number of students receiv-
ing financial support from re-
search work in the museum, with
seven obtaining entire support as
either fellows or scholars.
There are two changes in the
personnal of the UniversitynHer-
barium, Dr. Edward Butterworth
Mains has succeeded Dr. C. H.
Kauffman as acting director of the
Herbarium, while Dr. William Ran-
dolph Taylor assumes the position
of curator of algae.
Dr. Leslie White, formerly of the
faculty of 'the University of Buf-
falo and an authority on the eth-
nology of the Indians of New Mex-
ico, has been appointed assistant
professor of Anthropology.
In the insect division of the
iuseum, J. Speed Rogers, former
professor in the University of Flor-
ida, assumes the post of curator of
diptera. Francis Pitcher Allen, a
graduate of Amherst who obtained
his degree of library science at
Columbia University, is the new li-
h u n d r e d fifty-nine freshmen,
sophomores, and juniors here were
placed on the dean's honor roll,
according to a recent announce-

Half of Import Trade Smuggled of the smugglers and their govern-
Free of Dyty, Tariff ment foes. Of those arrested 13 have
Board Claims. been convicted and the case against'
the other is pending.
(By Associated Press) Far more important than the ap-
WASHINGTON, Oct. 3.-Fourteen prehension of many smuggling tour-
of those highly elusive persons, the ists, Eble pointed out, is the convic-
illicit diamond merchant and the tion of one carrier. A single carrier
d has been known to deliver $500,000
diamond carrier, were caught by worth of diamonds, duty free, on

At the present time, a small col-
lection of pictures of prominent
alumni hangs on the corridor walls
on the third floor of the Union
building. This collection will be
moved to a more accessible place
and will be added to as it is re-
Attempts are being made to ob-
tain the pictures of the Michigan
presidents who are not yet repre-
sented. In addition, the house com-
mittee is working to get the pictures
of three prominent alumni; Prof.
Laurence M. Gould, '21; the late
Prof. Claude H. Van Tyne, '96; and
the late William W. Cook, '82L.
Professor Gould has, since his
graduation, continued his work in
the geology department of the Uni-
versity. In 1925, he received his de-
gree as Doctor of Science. Since that
time, he has become noted for his
work in geology, especially for his
work as second in command to Ad-
miral Richard E. Byrd on his epoch-
making flight over the South Pole.
Professor Van Tyne is best known
for his studies in American history,
especially in the history of the
American revolutionary period. He
has written several books, including
the first two volumes of a four-
volume series on "The Causes of the
War of Independence." His untime-
ly death last spring concluded his
work on this series.
Mr. Cook, who also died last
spring, was the donor of the Law-
yer's Club, the Law library, and the
Martha Cook dormitory for women,
in addition to several smaller gifts
in money and in various collections:
igh School Students.
eet New Instructors
In the second assembly of the
year, held yesterday morning in the
University High School, the nine

William Carlson, in charge of the
University geological expedition in
Greenland, has chosen his operation
post and is well on his way with his
quartering activities, according to a
letter received by Prof. William H.
Hobbs, head of the geology depart-
Mr. Carlson intends to make a
complete investigation of the gla-
ciers from Upernivik to Upper Nug-
suak and also to make several trips
on the ice caps. The sledging will
be done as soon as there is sufficient
light for travel. The dark period
in Upernivik begins about Novem-
odeof Great Lakes
teamhp on Exhibit
Complete in the minutest detail,
a model of the "Greater Detroit"
has been placed in the lobby of the
East Engineering building by the
Detroit and Cleveland Navigation
"Greater Detroit" and "Greater
Buffalo," its sister-ship, constitute
the two largest and most expensive
fresh-water streamers afloat. The
model is ten feet long and has been
built to scale.
Dean Herbert C. Sadler of the
College of Engineering assisted in
designing the craft.
U r'nr rVv R AD rn A r l eCd =


the diamond squad of the customs
service during the fiscal year 1930,
giving the service more satisfaction
than the seizure "with the goods" of
118 tourists.
A report to Commissioner of Cus-
toms F. X. A. Eble by John W.
Roberts, head of the diamond squad,
revealed today some of the workings
Prof. R. L. Morrison Will Attend
Washington Convention
of Engineers.
To attend the Sixth Internation-
al Road congress, Prof. Roger L.
Morrison of the Highway Engin-
eering Department will leave to-
morrow for Washington, D. C.
The Congress will begin Monday
and will be attended by delegates
representing 68 different coun-
tries. There will be morning and
afternoon sessions until Friday af-
ter which they will make inspec-
tion trips to the Experiment sta-
tion of the United States Bureau
of Public Roads at Arlington, Va.,
the Mount Vernon Memorial High-
way, and the United States Naval
Following these trips of inspec-
tion, there will be three tours car-
ried on under the auspices of the
National Automobile Chamber of
Commerce, two of which will stop
in Ann Arbor, Oct. 25.

one trip.
Diamond carriers come in infinite
variety, he said-pursers, members
of a ship's crew, travelers with a
side line, immigrants.
The smuggling business was said
in recent tariff hearings to account
for half the diamond imports into
the United States, which take 80 per
cent of the 'World's production.
To a New York waterfront 40 or
50 miles long, with 500 to 600 piers
at which there may be 200 foreign
ships, the diamond carriers come.
Obviously, Eble pointed out, appre-
hension must depend on tips. Some-
one aboard sees something to arouse
suspicion. It is told to the customs
agents, who pass the word along. A
reward of 25 per cent of the amount
recovered, not to exceed $50,000 in
any case, awaits the informer.


new members of the faculty were
introduced to the students and the
new students were introduced to
their classes. Prof. Dunham, new
head of the Latin department,
spoke for the faculty.
Tuesday afternoon the University
orchestra will play for a special as-


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Just Adrift-
Or a Steady Pull?

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ONE 15-Qt. Sauce Pan with cover...ONE 3%-Qt.Sauce Pan with

THERE is a certain school of thought
which says, "Eat, drink and be
merry for tomorrow we die." But when
that hapless morrow comes, the in-
so.ciant philosopher, money spent,
rather wishes he had been a little less
"merry" and a little more saving.
The hand-to-mouth life is mere drifting.
It is only consistent saving that pils
you toward your gal in life. Pick up

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Play as long as you like-No extra charge

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