THE MICHIGAN DAY
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)AILY OFFICIAL BULLETIN
blication in the Bulletin is constructive notice to all members
the University. Copy received at the office of the Assistant to
e President until 3:30; 11:30 a. m. Saturday.
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 16, 1931
Notice to Freshmen: Those Who missed the Thursday morning Psy-
tological examination during Freshman Week will be given an oppor-
nity to make it up at 3 o'clock, Friday afternoon, October 16, in Room,
5, Mason Hall, just above the office of the Registrar.
These examinations are required for all freshmen entering the Uni-
rsity and will take precedence over all other appointments, including
ass work. Be on time. Ira M. Smith, Registrar.
Graduate School: Notice is hereby given that wives or husbands of
aduate students are cordially invited to attend the informal reception
ven to graduate students in the Assembly Room of the Michigan Union,
p. m., Thursday, October 15. G. Carl iuber, Dean.
Mortar Board Transfers from other colleges please call Agnes Gra-
,m, phone 8225.
College of Literature, Science, and the Arts: No course nay be
cted for credit after the end of the third week. Saturday, October
1931, is therefore the last date on which new elections may be ap-
aved. The willingness of an indivcdual instructor to admit a student
er would not affect the operation of this rule.
School of Education, Changes of Elections: No courses may be
cted for credit after Saturday, October 17. Any change of elections
students enrolled in this School must be reported at the Recorder's
lice, 1437 Elementary School. This includes any change of sections
Zoology 31 (Organic Evolution)-A. F. Shull: Answers to Review
stions 1-42 will be due Saturday, Oct. 17, at noon. They are to be
aced in the slots near the bottom of the corridor case between the
brs of Room 2091, Natural Science building.
Preliminary Examinations for the Ph.D. Degree in English: Follow-
is the schedule of the preliminary examinations for the Ph. D. degree
English to be given this autumn-. All examinations will be given in
om 3227 A. H,, at 9 a. m.
Oct. 17-English, Literature of the Nineteenth Century.-
Oct. 24-English Literature from 1660-1798.
Oct. 31-English Literature of the Renaissance.
Nov. 7-Mediaeval Literature.
Nov. 14-History of Rhetoric and Criticism.
Nov. 21-Linguistics. .
NOTE: Candidates specializing in American Literature may take one
nbined examination on the Literature of the Renaissance and that of
e Middle Ages, and take for his sixth examination one covering the.
tre field of American Literature. Such candidates should confer with
ofessor Campbell at once.
1932 Mechanical Engineers: Kindly call at Room 221 West Engineer-
building to fill out your personnel record card.
The Cosmopolitan Club: All foreign students at the University and
erican students that are interested who were not members of the club
t year may make application for admission to the club on cards
ainable from the secretary at the main desk in Lane Hall on Thurs-
y, Friday, and .Monday afternoons, from 1-5, and should turn them in
the desk before Tuesday noon.'
You are urged to .make your application before the final date men-
ned, as the regular initiation meeting is to be held on Saturday.
aning, October 24, at 8 o'clock.
Professor R. Woltereck, Professor of Zoology at the University of
.pzig, Germany, 4:15 p. m.-"Stratification, Movement, and-the Shape
pelagic Cladocera." Room 2116, Natural Science auditorium,
.Visitors Night, Angell hall Observatory: The public is invited to visit
e Astronomical Observatory on the fifth floor of Angell Hall to observe
e moon from 7 to 10 this evening, and from 8 to 10 on Saturday eve-
ig, October 17..
Zeta Phi Eta meeting from 4-6 for the purpose of hearing try-out
eeches. Those receiving invitations to try out will please be present
Open-House Groupings Altered
Changes in the fraternity open
house grouping were announced
yesterday by Howard Gould, secret-
ary-treasurer of the Interfraternity
As previously announced, frater-
nities in group one may hold open
house on Tuesday, group two, Wed-
nesday, and group three, Thursday.
Houses in group one are: Alpha
Chi Rho, Alpha Delta Phi, Alpha
Kappa Lambda, Chi Psi, Delta Al-
pha Epsilon, Delta Chi, Delta Phi,
Kappa Delta Rho, Phi Alpha Kappa,
Phi Mu Alpha, Phi Mu Delta, Phi
Sigma Delta. Pi Kappa Phi, Psi
Upsilon, Sigma Alpha Mu, Sigma
Chi, Tau Delta Phi, Tau Kappa
Epsilon, Theta Delta Chi, Triangle,
and Zeta Psi.
Group two fraternities are: Al-
pha Sigma Phi, Alpha Tau Omega,
Delta Sigma Phi, Delta Upsilon,
Hermitage, Kappa Nu, Kappa Sig-
ma, Phi Epsilon Pi, Phi Kappa Tau,
Phi Sigma Kappa, Pi Lambda Phi,.'
Sigma Pi, Sigma Zeta, Tau Epsilon',
Phi, Theta Kappa Nu.
The following fraternities are in
group three: Acacia, Beta Sigma
Psi, Chi Phi, Delta Kappa Epsilon,
Delta Tau Delta, Lambda Chi Al-
pha, Phi Beta Delta, Phi Delta The-
ta, Phi Gamma Delta, Phi Kappa,
Phi Kappa Psi, Phi Kappa Sigma,
Pi Kappa Alpha, Sigma Alpha Ep-
silon, Sigma Nu, Sigma Phi, Sigma
Phi Epsilon, Theta Chi, Theta Xi,
Trigon and Zeta Beta Tau.
WASHINGTON, Oct. 15.-(R)-
The federal deficit passedtthe half
billion. mark today while the navy'
lopped a feasible s u m off the
amount it is asking for next year's
Substracting bl'y from red, the
treasury found its debits $502,106 ,-
600 greater than the total at the
bottom of the credit column. In a
little more than 100 days, the de-
ficit had, mounted to more than'
half of the $903,000,000 by whW_'
the government's books failed £a
balance last year.
gree in English-H. C. Hutchins:
The next lecture on Bibliography
will be given in 2225 A. H. at 9:00
o'clo'ck on Saturday, Oct. 24. There
will be no lecture on Saturday,
Professor Jean Escarra, of the
Faculty of Law of the University I
of Paris, a distinguished French
lawyer and publicist, will lecture on
the subject of "The Law of Unfair
Competition in Trade," on Monday,
October 19, at 4 p. in., in Room C,
This lecture promises to be of
great interest and it will be deliver-
ed in the English language.
Nippon Club: The first meeting
of the current year will be held at
Lane Hall, Saturday, October 17,
8 p. i. Allynew Japanese students
are cordially invited to attend,
Esperanto: Mr. Ezra Stillman, in-
structor in German, will lecture on
"Esperanto and Its Literature," on
Tuesday, Oct. 20, 4:15, Room 231,
Angell Hall. The public is invited.
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-Rogers P. Davis, '16-'17, is one
of the few American artists to re-
ceive European recognition and to
establish a following in France. At
the time he entered Michigan his
interest in his chosen career was
only superficial, although he did
some work for the Gargoyle. In 1917
Ihe began the serious study of art
under John P. Wicker ofdDetroit.
Later he studied in New York and
Paris. In 1924 he gave his first one-
man exhibit at the Gallerie de
Marson. The same year he gave an
exhibition at the Hanna Galleries
in Detroit. H'e was then placed
under contract by the Jeune Pein-
ture Gallerie in Paris-an unusual
distinction and honor, In 1928 he
was warded the Walter Piper prize
in Detroit. At present he is doing
the backgrounds and settings for
a Paris underworld picture which
will be produced by the Fox Film
--Walter Robbins, '96e, began his
engineering career with the West-
ern Electric Company in Chicago.
In 1906 he joined the Wagner Elec-
tric and Manufacturing Company
of St. Louis, where he remained for
sixteen years. In 1923 he became
connected with Kissel, Kinnicutt &
Company, investment bankers of
New York, and is now a partner in
the firm. He is best known, however,
as past President and the present
Chairman of the Board of the Gen-
eral Cable Corporation-one of the
largest concerns of its kind in the
-Clyde I. Webster, '99,-'O1L, by
serving continuously the longest of
any judge on the Wayne CircuitN
Bench has earned the title of "Dean
of the Bench," and is one of the
most popular judges in the state.
I-e entered the office of Don M.
Dickinson in Detroit when he re-
ceived his law degree and later
became associated with the firm of
Choate and Webster, which subse-
quently became the firm of Choate,
Webster, Robertson and Lehmann.
In 1912 President Taft appointed
him United States District Attorney
for the Eastern District of Michi-
gan, in which position he made an
enviable record. After a year of
private practice he was elected as
Judge of the Wayne County Circuit
Court in 1917 for a six-year term.
The 'Alumnus' Features
IL DUCE, ONCE DICT ATOR, IS NOW ph flIT
AUTOCRA TIC RULER,_COURTISFINDS! j
Education Professor Discusses tis pointed out. There have been
European Conditions no attempts against his life for
and Changes. some time past. The people realize
that his organization, which Pro-# German Illu
Personal observations of Europe- fessor Courtis believes to be a per- of Eura
an social, political, and economicmntn h lui h
conditions were discussed in an in- manent one that will outlive the Ender
terview Wednesday by Prof. Stuart man himself, is benefiting Italy.
A. Courtis of the School of Educa- The output of wheat, for example, "Investigatie
tion, who recently returned from has been trebled in ae ars carried out thr
'he Continent following an inten- The belligerent external attitude,,nlybyexper
siv sud o cilddeelpmntinassumed by Italy is not genuine
tay Switzerhilddevelopmen anbelieves Professor Courtis; it mere- Dr. R. Wol
Scotland., n ly serves to mask somewhat the in- zoology at the
Professor Courtis appeared to be ternal progress, which "seems real." Germany, illus
particularly impressed b y t h e Switzerland presents an impor- his lecture at P
change in national attitude and in- tant aspect of operations toward torium, yeste
dustry in Italy. "The country is peace, he said. Because of the though- referri
vigorous and growing," he said. World Court it is something of an own work in1
When I last visited Italy in 1926, international state, which has done research and
there was no such national spirit. more in educating children against the research
Ahercn wa nschinadtthionpiit war than any other country. This Dr. Woltereck';
Americans are inclined to think of duty, says Professor Courtis, Swit- ience was ad
Mussolini as a dictator. Actually, zerland has taken upon itself in- lecture was ill
Mussolini was dictator; he is now dependently of the League of Na- slides and a
r a t h ina a ut oc r a tic r u le r . "
Musoii esnmetDyin2' tions. tion. Dr. Wolti
sian Lakes for
on of origin cannot be
rough speculation but
tereck, professor of
University of Leipzig,
strated this point in
Natural Science 'audi-
tday afternoon. Al-
ng but slightly to his
the field of biological
giving much credit to
work of . other men,
's experimental exper-
mirably shown. The
ustrated with lantern
reck's topic was "Gen-
By degrees resentment against
Mussolini is dying, Professor Cour-
Old Students Srmilar
to Present, Says Diary
(Continued from Page 1)
had not read them a _thousand
times before. They are very ready
to catch an ogle from any gentle-
man who will favor them with
One can even find a predecessor
for the "bull session," June 27th...
"Politics begins to rage among the
students. Heard several c h a t s
among the students who spoke and
disputed with as much energy as
if the fate of the Republic depend-
ed upon the result of their dis-
Pray was born in Anglica, New
York in 1825, shortly afterward the.
family moved to Washtenaw coun.
ty. He received an nA T. here in
1845 and an M.A. in 1863. He got
an M.D. from Western Reserve in
1848 and became a practitioner. He
spent most of his life on a beauti-
ful tract of land on the banks of
Woodard lake, Ionia county, where
he died in 1890.
While in the University he lived
in the northeast room of the sec-
ond floor of what is now Mason
Scotland is Homelike.
"In England," he said, "I saw
poverty, distress, unrest. No one
knew what was coming. Conditions
were worse than in America, in a
different way. The English are
'thinkers', while we Americans are
content to follow leaders; the prob-
lems are thus coming home to the
Englsh more forcibiy. The possibili-
ty of a change from old conditions'
is distressing. Of course there has
since been a certain change as a
result of recent political develop-
Professor Courtis said that he
felt more at home in Scotland than
anywhere else. The people, he said,
resemble Americans more than do
other Europeans. As for conditions,
he averred, "I felt only the poverty
Leaving America in February,
Professor Courtis returned only this
month. He made about 4,000 tests
in each country he visited,.with a
view to comparing child develop-
ment in America and on the Conti-
etics and the Biology of Lakes and
Speaking of the endemic types of
fish found by the biological research
work, Dr. Woltereck pointed out
that sixty-two types _of endemic
fish had been found in the lakes
of the Lake Victoria-Nyanza and
White Nile district. Accordance to
conditions, Dr. foltereck said, was
the cause of 'these fish of the same
race to change materially in size
and shape. Lake Baikal in Siberia,
Tanganyika in Africa, Caspian be-
tween Europe and Asia and numer-
ons small lakes in the Phillipine
islands were particularly suited far
this type cf research. As an exam-
ple of this division of type among
endemic fishes, Dr. Woltereck told
of fish being transplanted front
northern to southern European
lakes fifty years ago andstated that
a large number of new types could
be found among these same fish,
even at this early time.
R. 0. Lancaster of Vanceboro, N.
C., made a net profit of $342 from
eight acres of oats this season.
Forestry Club Campfire: The annual
r Forest on the Liberty road this ever
yed at 5 o'clock. A steak supper
be served at 6:30 o'clock at a
of 50 cents. Ax evening of fel-
hip and fun is promised and
forestry students particularly '
bhmen and sophomores are ur-
tly asked to attend. Tr'ansporta-
. will be furnished from the east
rance of the Natural Science
ding at 5 o'clock.
eague Library: There will be a I
rt meeting of all those who have
led up to work in the League
ary at 4 o'clock in the Alumni
im at the League..
swish Students: The first meet-
of the weekly class in "Post-
lical Literature of the Jews"
ts at the Hillel Foundation, East
versity at Oakland, at 7:30 p. m.
bi Bernard Heller will lead the
up. Orthodox services will be
I as usual at 7 p. m.
ology 32 (Heredity), A. F. Shull:
those who were absent from
final examination last June:, a I
elementary examination will be P
n Saturday, Oct. 17, at 9 a. m.,
doom 2103 Natural Science bldg.
txndidates for the Master's D- -
campfire will be held at Sagi-
ping. A baseball game will be
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