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December 12, 1931 - Image 6

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The Michigan Daily, 1931-12-12

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American Geographical Associa-
tion Will Have Annual Meet
in Ypsilanti.
Faculty Members to Read Papers
at Discussions and
This year the annual meeting of
the American Geographical asso-
ciation will" be held in Ypsilanti,
Dec. 30 and 31. Papers will be read
by many of the faculty of the geo-
graphy department which will be
followed by discussions and ban-
quets in the evenings.
The Board of Regents has in-
vited the members attending to be
the guests of the University at a
luncheon to be held Dec. 30 at the
League. In the afternoon, following
the luncheon, they will examine
Prof. Louis C. Carpinski's collection
of maps, make a tour of inspection
of the exhibits to be offered by the
geography department, and then go
to the Clements Memorial library
to view the collection of early
American maps there,
The American Geographical as-
,sociation is made up of- more than
two hundred of the leading geo-
graphers of the country. It is an
honorary organization, so'mewhat
like the Explorer's club. Six mem-
bers of the faculty, including Presi-
dent Ruthven have been honored
by, election to it.
. The following members of the
geography department will read
papers at the meeting: Prof. Ken-
neth C. McMurray, "An Interpreta-
tion of Airplane Photographs of
Isle Royale"; Prof. Robert B. Hall,
"The Settlement in the Yamato
Basin, Japan"; Prof. Stanley C.
Dodge, "Roads in Relation to the
Economic Domain of an Urban
Center"; Prof. Preston E. James,
"A Geographical Interpretation of
the Coffee Lands of Middle Brazil";
Henry M. Kendall, "Fairs and Mar.
kets in the Department of Gers,
France"; Margaret L Fead, "The
Development of the Cartographical
Representation of Cities".
In ,addition Professor William H.
Hobbs, head of the geology depart-
ment, will present a paper entitled,
"Wilkes Land Rediscovered," and
Prof. Louis C. Karpinski of the de-
partment of Mathematics will read
a paper, "Significant Maps of Mich-

Associated Press Photo
Christmas shopping started early this year in Chicago, and this pic-
ture, taken at State and Madison, "the world's busie- corner," shows a
part of a Saturday Afternoon throng of 250,000,eager buyers that ,jammed
the "loop" three weeks before the holiday.
In order to obtain degrees in two
departments of engineering, a stu-
dent must have completed require-
ments for both degrees, the Rie'-
ON SUMMER DAILY g . decided, and must have had
at least 148 hours credit,.subject





Speaking and Showing Films on


"Wonderof the Congo"
Their story of two years among the pygmies
and gorillas.
Monday December 14

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