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day morning class which will be g
miar. A. A. Jakkuh.
French 160 wi!! have its first
meeting Saturday at 11:00 in Room WHEREAS, This association is an
408RL. C. A. Knudson. affiliated member of the American
Road Builders Association and
MEETINGS TODAY WHEREAS, as the following be-
liefs and resolutions have been ten-
French 202: Students who expect tatively approved by said associa.-
to take French 202, Methods, Tools, E tion, be it
and Problems of Romance Studies, I RESOLVED, That this association
will meet at 4, in Room 110 Ro- approve the action of the County
Jnance Language bldg., to arrange I Highway Officials Division of theI
hours. American Rqad Builders' Associa-{
tion in tentatively adopting the fol-.
Mathematics 17'6-.Vector Analy- lowing:
sis-Professor Poor will meet his We believe that the best service
class in Room 21, East Hall, at 5:00 may be rendered to the people of
p. m. these United States in the construc-
---tion of ways for highway transpor-
Education B20-My section in tation:
Education B2Q will meet as usual Determination of Policies.
today.s1. Centraization should be ef-
fected only for determination of
Try-outs for French Play: Stu- policies.:-
dents interested in trying out for The national conventions of the
American Road Builders' associa-
a modern three-act French Play, tion and affiliated organizations
please see Mr. Koella from 4:00 to aword the.proper medium of cen-
6:00, Room 408, Romance Langu- rzation necer to ene
age Building.ta tion necessary to determine
such policies for county highway
Children's Rhythm Classes: Six work in the representative manner
more lessons will be given in this traditional to the American form
work beginning Saturday, Feb. 20., of government. -'
Children from 4 to 6 years of age 2. The administration and man-
will meet at 10:15 a. m., and those agement for the construction and
from 6 to 10 years will meet at 11 maintenance of each highway
a. m. Classes are held in Barbour should be vested in the unit of
Gymnasium. government nearest the people in-
terested or affected, providing such
Pi Lambda Theta will hold a com- unit is of suitable size to adminis-
bined business and social meeting ter the work competently and ef-
Tuesday evening, Feb. 23, at 7:30, fectively and also having regard'
at the home of Esther Beleher, 1106 to the primary purpose of such
Willard Ave. highway.
Cosmopolitan Club: o l e n i r Specifically, we believe that the
meeting Saturday, Feb. 20, at Lane state governments should build the
Hall at 8:00 p.- nt Open to the national and state highways, the
public. Old menibers as well as county governments, the county
present members are requested to highways and such other local
come. The musical entertainment roads, other thancity streets, as
for the evening will be furnished ~
by the DEtTSCIeRVEREIN. So- ing at Guild House, 503 E. Huron
cial hour and refreshments. St, for all students.
All Methodist tudents are cor- Liberal Student's Union, Sunday
dially invited to attndl the LEAP evening: "Observations of the Rus-'
YEAR PARTY at W(!:: 4y Iall on " i(an experiment." Professor U. G;
Saturday, February 20. Rickert. Unitarian Church.
Baptist Students. Saturday, 8:00 Robin Hood: Rehearsals of prin-
P. M. Big Old Time Social Gather- pals at 1:30 and 7 in room 318.

vay Conference Resolutions

* * *
are not economically handled by
lesser units of government.
The danger of political bureau-
cracy in any too centralized form of
administration is apparent. Direct
accounting of administrations to
and personal contact of adminis-
trations with the people is a con-
tenmplated check and balance in our
government and should be preserv-
Co-operation Sought.
3. Voluntary co - operation be-
tween all road building organiza-
tions is recommended and it must
be founded on mutual respect.
4. All the taxes paid on motor
fuels and for, the registration of
motor vehicles are necessary for
use in the maintenance and con-
struction of highways, and they
should be used exclusively for that
purpose and apportioned in an
equitable manner for the develop-
-ment of all highways. Apportion-
ment of these monies should be in
general accord with the recommen-
dations of the report "Administra-
tive and Financial Relationship of
State and County."
The motor vehicle and gasoline
tax is the nearest practicable means
of collecting a metered charge for
the use of the roads; to use this
money for any other purpose than
highways is a breach of faith with
the people.
Therefore, Pursuant to- the be-
liefs set forth above and in con-
formity with the reports discussed
and\%adopted, we propose for ten-
tative adoption the following poli-
cies to be observed by county high-
Way officials:
- 1. To use all reasnablp en-
deavor to cooperate with other
road building units and particu-
larly our state highway depart-
ments, but not to the extent of
being servile.
2. To do all work with the ob-
jective of accomplishing some
definitely adopted plan.
3. To anticipate the adoption
of uniform accounting for state
and counties, and to conform as
near as practicable with the out-


* * *


line for uniform accounting set
forth in the re'bort on this sub-
ject presented at this meeting
until a final acounting system is
Standard Contract.
4. To adopt so far as practic-
able the standard form of con-
tract and specifications used by
the state in which we are resi-
dent, and to have all divergen-
cies of construction clearly shown
upon the plaus and specified
forms for the work.
5. To use in general the pro-
gressive or stage type of develop-
ment for the highways under our
6. To use low cost types of im-
provement where they are ade-
quate to the traffic needs.
This should not excuse sloven-,
ly, inadequate, and therefore un-
economic work. It often takes
vnore skill to supply adequate
service at a low cost than to build
the more spectacular type of
standard construction.
7. To arrange before any bond
issue is promoted or approved for
highway construction that such
promotion be preceded by an in-
vestigation of the ability of the
county to pay the bonds'; of the
need of the county for the roads;
of the locations of the roads; and
as to whether the plan is econ-
omically sound and adequately
''echnical, lay, legal and finan-
cdial opinion should be consulted,
Any community contemplating a
bond issue should obtain a copy
of the report "Methods of Pro-
moting Bond Issides."
8. To make all purchase of
machinery and equipment in ac-
cord with good business prac-
tices and in general to comply
with the conclusions and recom-
mendations set forth in the re--

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port on "Purchasing EA
Be it further RESOLVE
the secretary of this as.
transmit a copy to the hea
American Road Builders'
The Michigan Association
Commissioners in annual
tion at -Ann Arbor on T
February 18, 1832, passed
lowing resolution.
WHEREAS, The Eighteen
way conference has provE
up to the usual standard
gram, discussions and rest
respect to rdisseminating
information on the highwa
WHEREAS, These con
have proven most helpful
ing so many of the cou
state highway problems f
> present, be it therefore
RESOLVED, That this po
here assembled wishes to tl
University authorities for ;
ing this conference, request
gents to continue their no,
lished policy of holding th
ferences and of printing
ings. Carried.
Professors Attend
Harvard Law M<
Professor J. S. Reeves ai
Dickinson, and Dr. Lawrer
uss are ,attending a imeetin
advistury committee foir res
iternational law at Harva
men left yesterday and
main in Cambridge until
of the week.
Professor Reeves has be.
1925, an American membe:
Pan-American commission
ists for the codification of
tional law.


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?ur Varsity Brick to a-
George Washingt it Bicentennial Brick by using Red Cherries
Preserved Pineapple for this week's special.
Other George, Washingiou Suggestions:
Geo. 'Washington Bust on Axe-Mold
Hatchet Center Bricks
Geo. Washington Bust-Slices
Cherry Tree Logs



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and his

An Appreciative Audience



Dance Orche



Lydia Mendelssohn Theatre



Return for Another Engagement
Saturday, Feb. 20, 9 till
Hi Steed and his orchestra, in their previous engagements at
League, have proved to be one of the most highly approved d
bands to appear in Ann Arbor this year. If you've heard 1
before, you'll be here Saturday night, and if you haven't,
and be convinced that they are good.



Tonight 8:15


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