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_THE MICHIGAN DAILY

Candidates Seek Congress Seat

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Bulletin is constructive notice to all members
Copy received at the office of the Assistant to
3:30; 11:30 a. m. Saturday.

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 17, 1931

No. 18

NOTICES
Notice: Organizations wishing to hold meetings in rooms in the
ichigan League building are asked to notify Mrs. Hollister's office at
st-one day before the meeting is to take place.
School of Music Students: No changes of election will be allowed for
hool of Music students after noon today.
192 Mechanical Engineers: Kindly call at Room 221 West Engineer-
g building to fill out your personnel.-record card.
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 8 to 10 this evening.
COMING EVENTS
english History 34 (S. M. Scott): Make-up examination Wednesday,
tober 21, 3 p. m., Room 4001 A.H.
Candidates for the Master's Degree in English (H. C. Hutchins): The
xt lecture on Bibliography1 will be given in 2225 A. H., at 9 o'clock on
turday, Oct. 24. There will be no lecture on Saturday, October 17.
Phi Delta Kappa: Regular business meeting of Omega Chapter of
1 Delta Kappa will be held at the Michigan Union, Tuesday, October
7 p. m. All members who are taking any work on the campus this
ar are urged to be present.
'Research Club: First meeting of th Research Club will be held on
.esday, October 20, in Room 2528 East Medical building at 8 p. m.
afessor J. S. Reeves will read a paper on "The Papers of a Career
plomat, Christopher Hughes." Officers for the year 1931-32 will be
cted. There will be a short meeting of the Council at 7:30 in the
nre room.
Sigma Xi: First meeting of the Society of Sigma. Xi will be held
ursday evening, October 22, at 7:30, in Room. 110, General, Library.
. Bishop will describe the resources of the Library for scientific re-
rch. Opportunity will be afforded to inspect some of the collections.
eryone who has ever been elected to membership in Sigma Xi is in-
ed. Those desiring to affiliate with the Michigan Chapter are requested
notify the Secretary, O. S. Duffendack.
University Symphony Orchestra: Important rehearsal Sunday, at
0 a. m., in Morris Hall.
Michigan Dames will hold their first meeting of the year Tuesday,
tober 20, at 8 o'clock in Lounge 1 of the Michigan League building.
yes of all married students are eligible, for membership and are cor-
.Ily invited to attend.
Baptist Guild: Sunday, 6:30, Mayor H. Wirt Newkirk will discuss the
st on of Prohibition, touching some local aspects. At Students' House,
East Huron.
Walter Judd, M.D., of China, will speak on "' Medical Missionary in
rtral China," at the zieeting of -the Student Volunteer Group, at 9:30'
n. Sunday in Harris Hall, State and Huron. You are cordially invited.
St. Andrew's Church Services: 8:00 a. n., 9:30 a. in., 11:00 a. m. Rev.
nry Lewis will preach on the "Relationship of Religion to Medicine."
Harris Hall: There will be no breakfast this Sunday at the hall.
pper will be at 6:00 p. m. Mr. Iloward McClusky, of the Education
partment, will speak on "A Perspective on Russia," at 7:00 p. m. All
.dents are cordially invited.
Beta Kappa Rho will have its first party at 9 o'clock Saturday eve-
Ig, Oct. 21, at the League. All are invited to attend. Dorothy Davis.
Senior Law Students: The Senior Law class elections will be held on
esday, October 20, in Room "C" of the Law building. All candidates
office must secure eligibility slips from Dean Bursleys office.
Student Council..
Wesley Foundation: At 12 m' Sunday, Prof. George Carrothers will
dress Freshmen upon "Religion in Student Life."
The Undergraduates will discuss "What the Religion of Jesus meant
Ephesus," Dr. E. W. Blakeman, instructor.
At 6-7:30 p. i., there will be a series of groups discussing "What
es Religion Do For Personality" Tom Pryor, '26, leader.
Reformed Students: Services will be conducted by Rev. W. Stuart,
nday, October 18, at 9:30 a. m. The meeting will be held in League
Liberal Student's Union: Sunday evening, banquet at the Unitarian
irch. Prof. Carl D. LaRue will speak and a student quartet will sing.
Notices for Presbyterian Students: 1-There will not be a party Sat-
lay night at the Church House.
2.-Student Bible Class for Freshmen, men and women, at 9:30 a. m.,
nday at the Church House. Transportation will be furnished for those
ending Morning Worship.
3.-Student Class for Upper Class Men, 12-12:45, in the lecture room
the chui-ch.
4.-Social Hour and student Forum at the Church, 5:30-7:30 p. m.
Walter Judd Jr., who has just'returned from the disturbed areas of

ina is to lead the meeting.
5.-Fireside Hour, 8:00 p. M., at the Church House. Come and get
;ter acquainted with Dr. Judd.
AMILIAR CAMPUS FIGURE ENROLLS
IN SIMPLE HARMONIC MOTION COURSE

Associated Press Photo
Michael J. Hart (left), democratic nominee, and Foss 0. Eldred
(right) republican nominee, who are seeking election to house of repre-
sentatives in special election of eighth Michigan district.
EXHIBITION AT UNIVERSIT Y MUSEUM
FEATURES RARE POISONOUS LIZARDS,

Gila monsters, the only species of
poisonous lizards in the world, fea-
ture the exhibit of snakes and liz-
ards on the landings of the Uni-
versity Museums building.
Found in deserts, the particular
specimens on display come from
Texas and Mexico. Due to theirten-
vironmenzt, the animals are quite
sluggish. They exist on eggs chiefly,
and in captivity show a fondness
for hamburgers. The poison is lo-
cated in the teeth, according to Mrs.
Helen T. Gaige, curator of amphi-
bians, in charge of the exhibit.
When the lizard bites, it holds on
like a bull dog, excreting the poison
as it chews. The Gila monster stores
its excess food in its tail, using it
when deprived of daily nourish-
ment.
"Desert animals," Mrs. Gaige ex-
plained, "are not used to water in
their natural surroundings, but
when placed in captivity they seem
to enjoy lying in it all day."
The exhibit also contains a hog-
nose snake from Texas. This reptile
is quite similar to a cobra in mark-
ings and actions. While harmless, it
has the habit of flattening the part
of the body just inf erior to the
head, and puffing the rest of the
body up. By this it emits a hissing,
Takes Aim at Pigeon.
But Foot Intervenes
EVANSTON, Ill. Oct. 16. - (P) -
Gene de Servi got his name on page
one of a Chicago newspaper Thurs-
day with a meelee which may prove
as memorable as the one he staged
with the iron dog,
In case you failed to read about
it at the time, Mr. de Servi is the
former dog catcher who a few years
ago sneaked up from behind some
bushes and pounced upon a dog on
the grounds of a fashionable estate,
only to. find the hound he sought
was made of iron. The result was
not pleasing to him and he subse-
quently went out of the dog catch-
ing business altogether.
Back on the force as a special
policeman he decided to do some-
thing about the pigeon plague, so
he ,set out for Northbrook. There
on the main street he drew his pis-
tol and coaxed the pigeons around
him by using peanuts as bait. One
of the birds ensconced right by his
foot.
Gene took aim and fired.
And then he went to a hospital.
The bones of two of his toes were
shattered.
"The trouble was," he explained
at the hospital, "that the blamed
pigeon came too close and the bul-
let hit my right foot."

almost snorting sound, and by re-
peated striking frightens off ene-
mies. Its chief diet consists of frogs,
but it has made no attempt to
attack the two placed in its cage
the last three days.
Two small boa constrictors from
Cuba are also displayed. These
snakes do not bite, but crush their
prey. They are nocturnal, passing
the day coiled up with their head
hidden from view.
Ribbon snakes, Michigan's pret-
tiest garden snake, may also be seen.
Michigan's R.O.T.C.
Band Gains Approval
of Alumni Secretary
Many comments were heard fol-
lowing the appearance of a campus
opinion letter in The Daily earlier
in the year, declaring that the R.
0. T. C. should not be a ruling fac-
tor in the Michigan band.
T. Hawley Tapping, genera'l sec-
retary of the alumni association, in
an interview made this statement:
"The news that the Michigan.
Band is to go to Princeton will be
received by our Eastern alumni with
great satisfaction and a good deal.
of enthusiasm, I am sure. Our East-
ern alumni are just as proud of
the Michigan Band as are our grad-'
uates who live in the Middle West
here and have an opportunity to
see the Band on numerous occa-
sions. A great many of those along
the Atlantic seaboard, of course,
saw the organization at Boston and
at the Harvard game last Fall and
it was a source of great satisfaction
to them to hear the favorable com-
ment elicited on all sides.
"Evidently in the East the bands
do not have the benefitof the mili-
tary training which similar organ-
izations do in the West. I think it
is particularly fortunate that our
Band has been priviledged to be-
come connected with the R. 0. T. C.
for in that way the organization is
given the benefit of instructionj
from skilled drillmasters.
"I don't know whether many peo-
ple realize that one of the deciding
factors in the move which resulted
in the R. O. T. C.'s assuming spon-
sorship for the drilling of the Band
came from the alumni; particularly
from the leaders in the Student Re-
lations Committee of the University
of Michigan Club of Detroit.
Members of that Committee look-
ed on unhappily several .years ago
when the University of Indiana
Band appeared on our field and

Play Production will open the
campus dramatic season early in
November with the production of
Alexandre Dumas' "A Marriage of
Convenience," Prof. Valentine B.
Windt of the speech department
stated yesterday. The opening date
is not decided as yet, though steady
work is now in progress on the
play.
According to a statement of Pro-
fessor Windt, director of Play Pro-
duction, the show should provide
an attractive opening for the sea-
son. It is a lightsome French com-
edy of 1750 setting, about, people
who are mannered for manner's
sake. Much laughter comes out of
the particular situation which finds
a husband in love with his wife,
and a wife (ah woe) in love with
her husband. Though neither-for
sake of good taste-admit this to
the other, until-.What can such
a situation bring? Much laughter,,
we are assured, a kind of "lovely"
laughter. For "lovely," says Mr.
Windt, is the only word to describe
comedy of the sort contained in
"A Marriage of Convenience."
The production will be .staged in
Play Production's own Laboratory
Theatre, and a slight admission
will be charged. A new patron list,
it is announced, will be made for
Play Production files from the
names of those attending a presen-
tation of "A Marriage of Conven-
ience."' Names on this list will be
eligible for tickets to Play Produc-
tion's private offerings which oc-
cur from time to time throughout
Architectural Exhibit.
Continues Next Week
In the large gallery of the archi-
tectural building there is an exhibit
of architectural designs.
All the work has been done by
students. This exhibit has been on
display for the last week, but for
the benefit of old graduates who
may be returning for the football
game this week end, the exhibit will
be left up for a few more days.
executed maneuvers which our boys
were incapable of duplicating.
It was discovered that the Indi-
ana Band, as well as many other
Western university bands, have the
benefit of military instruction, so
the Detroit alumni immediately
concerned themselves with discov-
ering whether or not a similar prac-
tice could be followed at Michigan.

the year. Last year, some six pri-
vate bills of plays were given by
the students of Play Production,
Thus friends and past patrons are
urged to attend this presentation.
Moore Says Reflection
Is Secret of Lighting
If a lower inside room of a hotel
is made of glass, it will receive less
light than if it contains a few small
windows, Prof. A. D. Moore of the
electrical engineering department
declared in a radio talk yesterday
afternoon over station WJR.
The secret of lighting is multiple
reflection, according to Professor
Moore. It is not the direct illumin-
ation that is responsible for the
brightness of a room, but the light
reflected from wall to wall. It is
therefore possible to increase the
brightness of a room by making the
walls better reflectors of light.
SHIP THOUGHT. LOST

Attempts to Communicate With
Freighter Unsuccessful;
40 Seamen Aboard.
SAN FRANCISCO. Oct. 16.--(A)
-Attempts of the liner President
Jefferson to communicate by radio
at 6 o'clock this morning with the
stricken Japanese freighter Yonan
Maru failed, giving rise to the be-
lief that the latter had gone down.
A wireless from the striclje.n ship,
intercepted 20 minutes previous
to the futile attempt at commun1i-
cation, said:
"We are now sinking. Come
quickly."s
The 7,154-ton ' freighter, which
carried a crew estimated at be-
tween 40 and 50 men, first called
for help at 2:20 a. m. (5:20 a. m.)
Later messages said her decks were
awash and she was sinking rapid-
ly.
The President Jefferson, with
Col. and Mrs. Charles A. Lindbergh
among its passengers, was about 65
miles from the stricken vessel at
6 o'clock (9 o'clock) and expected
to reach the scene about 10 a. m.
(1 p. n.).'

IU LU IN bU!Uf
Louisiana Gubernatorial Mix-up
Marked by Willingness
for Arbitration.
BATON ROUGE, La., Oct. 16.-(P)
-Louisiana's gubernatorial revolu-
tion apparently is going to be de-
cided by battles purely legal.
Gov. Huey P. Long, the besieged,
rested his armed guard of state
highway police today following the
announcement of his lieutenant
governor, Paul N. Cyr, chief pre-
tender to the executive chair, that
he would leave the matter to the
courts.
Cyr, who voluntarily took the
governor's oath at Shreveport and
demanded that Long abdicate be-
cause of his recent election to the
United States senate, said Thursday
night he had "no intention of go-
ing to Baton Rouge to start trou-
ble."
He made the announcement in a
campaign speech at Alexandria (he
is seeking election to the governor-
ship in the next voting) and added
he -was going "to abide by decision
of the courts, because I am a law-
abiding man.
The third claimant to the gov-
ernor's office, Walter L. Aldrich,
unemployed resident of Shreveport,
who took the oath after Cyr and
warned he, too, would file an ouster
suit against Long, remained silent
today. He previously said he was
coming here to "take possession" of
the office.
Meanwhile, there was an open
season on the office of lieutenant
governor.
Alvin O. King of Lake Charles,
president pro tempore of the state
senate, was on the payroll as the
lieutenant governor after Long had
Cyr's name struck off as he laid
claim to the governorship. But he
was only one of those who said the
job was theirs. He has taken the
oath.
L. D. Smith of Benton claimed
he had as much right to the office
as -King and also took the oath to
become "one of the lieutenant gov-
ernors." E. H. Reed, a Shreveport
groceryman, remarked that times
were "sort of hard" and that he
also expected to take the oath for
lieutenant governor because "the
third governor ought to have a
lieutenant governor."

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fellow B's, he stretched himself
comfortably in the aisle between
them.
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