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THE MICHIGAN DAILY

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DAILY OFFICIAL BULLETIN

University Girls' Glee Club: Re-
hearsal at 7:30 p. in., in committee
room, Michigan League.
Michigan Union Executive Coun-
cil meets at 4:30 p. m.
Music Section of the F a c uedt y

CERCLE FRANCAIS
TOHEAR* KNUDSEN

Publication in the Bulletin is constructive notice to
of the University. Copy received at the office of the
the President until 3:30; 11:30 a. m. Saturday.

all members
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. XLI

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 4, 1931

No. 331

NOTICES
President and Mrs. Ruthven will be at home to the students of the
niversity on the first two Wednesday afternoons of each month from
to 6 o'clock. I
Students, College of Engineering: Saturday, Nov. 7, 1931, will be the
nal day for dropping a course without record. Courses may be dropped
ly with the permission of the classifier after conference with the
structor in the course. However, in special cases, for good and valid
asons, permission to drop a course may be given after this date.
Graduate Students in Mechanical Engineering: Will those of you
ho have not yet done so, kindly call at Room 221 West Engineering
hilding at your earliest convenience to fill out a personnel record card.
Mechanical Engineering Seniors: ,A number of men have not yet
led out their personnel record cards. Kindly do so' at once. This
rvice is provided for the student, therefore kindly comply with our
quest. If your name is on the senior list, and you do not expect to
aduate this year, kindly advise us immediately. (Room 221 West
igineering building).
CONCERT TODAY
Organ Recital by E. William Doty, Instructor of Organ in the School
Music at 4:15 o'clock, in Hill auditorium.
EXHIBITION
Final Competition Drawings for the Prize of Rome in Architecture,
the American Academy in Rome, on exhibition on the third floor,
'chitectural building. The public is cordially invited.
MEETINGS TODAY
Frst Freshmen Lecture in Hygiene For Men, will be given in the
aterman gymnasium, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, Nov. 4, 5, and
at 3-4 and 5 p. n.
This requirement includes all of the freshmen in the regular phys-
L training classes, athletic squads and others that have been excused
Dm these groups. G. A. May.
Chemistry Colloquium meets in Room 300, Chemistry bldg., at 4 p.
Dr. J. O. Halford wial present "Recent Ideas on Acids and Bases."
Scabbard and Blade Rushing Smoker: Michigan Union, 7:30 p. m.
om number on bulletin board. .All members requested to be present,
uniform. , Dues must be paid in order to vote on new members.
Sigma Rho Tau: Regular meeting at 7:15 in the assigned rooms of
e West Engineering building. Intensive training program is scheduled
r all circles of the club. Members are urged to be present and prompt.

Women's Club will meet at 7:30 Will Speak on Francois Villon
with Mrs. G. G. Brown, 1910 Hill Thursda Nov. 12 to
Street.Tusay o. 2t
Open Program.
COMING EVENTS
Cercle Francais will open its
University Lecture: Dr. Sylvanus 1931-32 season with a lecture, "Le
G. Morley, Director of the Chichen
Itza Project, Carnegie Institution Poete Vagabond Francois Villon,"
of Washington, will lecture on the by M. Charles Knudson at 4:15
subject "Maya Civilization and Its o'clock next Thursday afternoon,
Place in American Archaeology" Nov. 12.
(illustrated), Thursday, Nov. 5, in N 12.
Natural Science auditorium. The M. Leon Vallas, professor at the
public is cordially invited. Conservatory of Paris and official
lecturer of i'Alliance Francaise in
Mechanical Engineering 52-Ac- America, will speak on "Debussy et
cident Prevention and Safety En- La Vie Litteraire au XIX Siecle" on
gineering (G. L. Jensen): Professor Monday, Dec. 14. M. Vallas is his-
R. L. Morrison will lecture to this
class on "Traffic Control and Pub- torian of Claude Debussy, and
lic Accidents." Students enrolled in many of his books have been trans-
Mech. Eng. 53 are especially invited lated into Englisn. He is also an
to attend this lecture which will be authority on contemporay French
given in Room 243 West Engineer- music..
ing bldg., at 7:10 p. in., Thursday. The other nroran1. tob-r

CONSTRUCTION OF MATTER IS LINE Morley Will Lecture
OF PHYSICS PROFESSOR'S RESEARCH on MayanArchaeology
Ora S. Dufendack Experiments experiment} is being carried on to Dr. Sylvanus G. Morley, associate
in Einstein's Atomic determine the probabilities of a of the Carnegie Institution of
Field. transfer of energy from one to an- Washington, will deliver a lecture
other at various distances and with.Wsigowl eie etr
various units of energy contained tomorrow afternoon at 4:15 in Na-
Research of fundamental import- in each. tural Science auditorium. His sub-
ance concerning the construction of Dr. Duffendack expects to spend ject will be "Maya Civilization and
matter and the properties of atoms several years on the completion of its Place in American Archaeology."
is being carried on now by Prof. various phases of these experi-
Ora S. Duffendack, of the physics ments, according to the schedule Nearly 400,000 visitors inspected
department. which he has at present planned exhibits at the Missouri Botanical
out. L, Gardens in St. Louis last year.

The Geological and Geographical
Journal Club will hold its first meet-
ing Nov. 5, in Room 4054 N. S., at
8 p. m. Professor R. Hall will speak.
His topic is "Geographic Notes on
Japanese Cities and Rural Com-
munities."
Observatory Journal Club will
meet Thursday at 4:15 in the Ob
servatory class room. Roy K. Mar-
shall will speak on the subject
"Recent Work on B Type Stars."
Sophomore Eng. Class Election
will be held Monday, Nov. 9, at 4
p. m., in Room 348 W. Eng. bldg.
Varsity Glee Club: There are still
vacancies in the first tenor section;
those applying now who are ac-
cepted will make the Detroit trip.
Tryouts Thursday, 7:15 to 8:30 p.
m., third floor Michigan Union.
University Symphony Orchestra:
Important rehearsai Thursday, 3
p. mn., in Morris hall. A short con-
cert at University High School au-
ditorium Friday at 3 p. m.
Social Science Club will meet on

sented are "L'Anglais dans la Lit-
terature Francaise du XVIII Siecle"
by M. Hohn Eaton on Jan. 13;
"Paul Gauguin, Sa Vie et Ses Affin-
ites Litteraires" by M. Louis Chap-
ard" on Feb. 17; and "L'Imperial-
isme Francais" by M. Jean Cloppet
on March 16.
Thursday evening in the auditor-
ium of Lane hall at 7:30. All per-
sons who signed and others who
desire to join are requested to
attend. The meeting will be de-
voted to a discussion of policy and
organization and will begin at 7:30
sharp.
Wesley Players: Regular meeting
Thursday evening at 7:30. A talk
on makeup will be given.
Lutheran Students: There will be
a cabin party and supper at the
Saginaw Forest on Friday. Trans-
portation service will leave Zion
Parish Hall at 4 p. m. Those who
wish to go, please call 7464 by Fri-
day noon.

Einstein originated the inquiries
into the transfer of energy from
one atom to another which have
since been carried on by two Dan-
ish physicists, Klein and Rosseland,
a German, Franck, and a Johns
Hopkins professor, R. W. Wood, and
are now being studied by Professor
Duff endack.
The transfer of energy is of ir-
calculable importance in the chem-
ical application of physical princi-
ples. The amount of energy differ-
ence between one atom and anoth-
er determines the speed of reaction
of chemical compounds. The ex-
periment also will enable chemists
to determine in advance whether
any reaction will take place be-
tween two compounds. It will also
be of great importance in the study
of the ,production of light.
The experiments concern in de-
tail these questions. Can an atom
in an excited or activated state
that is, one on which work has
been done, transfer some of its en-
ergy to another atom in an unex-
cited state when the two are
brought into proximity? If such a
transfer is po;ssible, under what
circumstance is it most likely to
take place?
One of the properties of the atom
is that it can only contain a few
given amounts of energy, or as the
physicist says, discrete amounts. It
may be able to have 10 units of en-
ergy and the next possible num-
ber of units is 16. Dr. Duffendack
wants to know whether an atom
whose energy capacity is 10 in an
activated state will transfer part
of this energy more readily to one
in an unexcited state whose capa-
city is 9.9 for instance, or 8. The

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Mummers Tryouts: There will be
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University of Michigan Radio Club
eets at 7:30 p. m., Room 248 of the
est Engineering bldg. Prof. S. S.
,wood will explain and demon-
rate "The Cathode Ray Oscillo-
aph." All interested are invited.
Michigan Socialist Club: Roy J.
irroughs of the Economics depart-
ent will speak at 7:30 p.:im.,
Room 304 of the Michigan Union.
ifferences of opinion invited.
Gargoyle Staff: Meeting of busi-
ss staff and editorial staff at 4
clock. Tryouts report at office at
15 to mail magazines.
Varsity R. 0. T. C. Band: More
en are needed to complete the
Ilowing sections; bassoons, basses,
arinets, and baritones: All stu-
nts playing these instruments,
cluding those who have previous-
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