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THE MTCHTGAN DATLY

ress Club Will Ovation Greets President Hoover In Olympic Arena
old Discussion
ere Nov. 10-12:

Noted Professor Watkins Explains Band Policy
To e Lecturen Regard To National Politics
On Fish Genetics __
Answering a number of criticisms igan band made at the big Hoover
Prof. Ojvnd Winle, of the Royal leveled against the Varsity Band for meeting in Detroit Saturday night,
Veterinary and Agricultural College its participation Saturday night on The playing of the band was a con-
Copenhagen, Denmark, wll give . . - . nicos fetur. of the event n

ominent Editors Among
'hose Who Will Attend
Annual Meeting
rietly Professional
as Begun By University
In 1919 To Bind Press
Closer To School
'he University Press Club of Mich-
n, which will hold its fourteenth
7ual session in Ann Arbor, Nov. 10,
and 12, is known as the one con-
.tion which is strictly professional.
business of any kind is discussed,
ording to Prof. John L. Brumm,
retary-treasurer of the organiza-
a, all of the sessions being devoted
discussions of problems pertain-
to the field of journalism.
'he club was instituted by the de-
tment of journalism for the pur-
e of bringing the University and
press of Michigan into a closer
itionship. It was felt that by en-
raging the free interchange of
nion these conventions would be
pful in raising the standards of
rnalism and of newspaper instruc-
rofessor Brumm issued invitations
the editors of the state to meet
a convention here in 1919 and the
egates at that time agreed to con-
ue to hold meetings annually as
University Press Club of Michi-
L. The meetings have been held
ry year since then in Ann Arbor
ler the auspices of the journalism
artment.
ach year speakers have been se-
ed from all parts of the counts y
address the convention on a var-
V of subjects pertaining to news-
Do You Know?

!

lecture in Natural S:ience Audito-
riun at 4:15 p. in.. tomorrow, it was
.mnounced yesterday by Dr. Peter O.
Okkelberg, of the zoology depart-
ment. Professor Winge, internation-
ally known in the field, of cyt lory
and geneti s, io expected to deal with
"he heredity of color pattens in the
fish Lebistes under the title. "The
Genetics of the Millionfish."
Widely Experienced
Other subjects to which Dr. Win e
has directed his study are the inheri-
tance of sex and sex-linked charac-
teristics in plants and men, lethal
characters in the fruitfly Drosophila,
variegation in plants, and color in
cattle and horses. He has also de-
scribed the chromosomes of a num-
ber of different kinds of plants such
as wheat, hops, campion, vetches, and
eel grass, partly in relation to sex de-
termination, partly as a source of
variation, and for the elucidation of
hybrids between species and their
bearing on evolution, and by his work
he has shown that a considerable
number of the true-breeding hybrids
owe their existence to discoverable
chromosome changes. A n o t h e r
branch of his cytological work has
been the microscopic study of crown
gall in plants and tumors in animals.
On Lecture Tour
Since the conclusion of the Sixth
International Congress of Genetics
held at Cornell University, Ithaca,
New York, in August, in which he
participated, Professor Winge has
been on a lecture tour of leading uni-
versities. He is now returning from
the Pacific coast, and after a few
more lectures, in the East will sail
for Denmark.

iha nrr'a.fiinn of PrP..Riclp.n : T-Tonver', I'Plu" " 1GZL4UIG ua uiac cavauu rtaau

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President Hoover received an enthusiastic ovaVIon when he rose to
deliver a campaign address in the Olympic Arena, Detroit. This unusual
picture shows the President attempting to quiet the gathering before
starting his speech. On the left is Mrs. Wilbur M. Brucker, wife of
Michigan's governor.
Associated Press Photo

paper experience. The interest which
the enterprise has aroused through-
out the state is shown in the number
of delegates in attendance, which
yearly comes to about 200.
Although Professor Brumm was the
first president of the organization, it
has since been the rule to elect one
of the state editors to that office.
Among those who have held the office
in the past are E. J. Ottoway, '94,
editor of the Port Huron Times-Her-
ald, Stuart Perry, '94, editor of the
Adrian Telegram, A. L. Miller of the
Battle Creek Inquirer-News, Arthur
Trainer of the Saginaw News, Louis
Wile, co-editor with Mr. Ottoway of
the Port Huron Times-Herald, and
Lee A White, '10, of the executive
editorial staff of the Detroit News.
Schuyler Marshall of the St. John's
News is the current president of the'
club, Professor Brumm has been the
secretary-treasurer since the first
year of its organization..
City officials of Vicksburg, Miss.,
have announced a 10 per cent re-
duction in water bills and a tax re-
duction of 11/2 mills.

Carrothers To Address
High School Principals
Dr. George E. Carrothers, director
of the Bureau of Co-operation with
Educational Institutions, will address
the eleventh annual High School
Principals' Conference to be held Fri-
day and Saturday, Nov. 4 and 5, at
Bloomington, Ind.
Dr. Carrothers will speak at the
Friday evening session on "A Par-
ent's Notions on the Teaching of
English Composition," .and at the
Saturday morning session on."High
School Standards in Fields Other
Than Teaching."
Friday morning will be devoted to
a tour of inspection of the classes in
the high school. That afternoon
prominent educators will speak on
pertinent topics. The evening session
will be dominated by Dr. Carrothers
and Robert E. Cavanaugh, director of
the Extension Bureau, Indiana Uni-
versity.
Saturdiay morning will be taken up
by addresses and in the afternoon a
large number of the delegates will
attend the Michigan-Indiana football
game.

campaign speech at Olympia audi-
torium, Detroit, Herbert G. Watkins.
assistant secretary of the University
and treasurer of the band. yesterday
clarified the University policy rela-
tive to such participation.
"It has always been and still is.
the policy of the University that the
Varsity Band will go anywhere in
the State for any organization, pro-
vided that such a trip can possibly
be made, that the request for the
band is made in the proper manner,
and that the organization asking the
band's services make full arrange-
ments necessary for transportation,
meals, and housing."
A letter to the Campus Opinion
column of The Daily yesterday asked
if the band would play for a Com-
munist party rally in Ann Arbor.
Both Mr. Watkins and Prof. Nicholas
D. Falcone, director of the band, de-
clared that the band is politically
independent and would play, if at
all possible, for any political meeting
which is conducted legally and in an
orderly manner.
"The band played Saturday night
primarily for Hoover as President of
the United States rather than as the
Republican candidate," Mr. Watkins
said. "The request came from the
chairman of the Republican commit-
tee on arrangements, through Presi-
dent Ruthven, and was granted with-
out question. We considered it a val-
uable experience for the members of
the band. The band will play any-
where it can if properly authorized
to do so by the Committee on Stu-
dent Affairs."
Mr. Watkins pointed out that two
other bands, one of them from the
University of Detroit, a private in-
stitution, also furnished music for
the Hoover program.
Comments from President Hoover,
Gov. Wilbur M. Brucker, and Charles
A. Sink, president of the School of
Music, and members of the State Re-
publican Committee, were all highly~
favorable to the band. The President
commented to Governor Brucker that
"of all the bands I have heard in the
country the University of Michigan
has one of the very best. It is a
credit to its institution."
Governor Brucker commented that
the band "had never been so fine
as Saturday night," and President
Sink commended the organization in
a letter to Professor Falcone, which
is as follows:
"I take this opportunity of telling
you of the wonderful impression
which you and members of the Mich-
WHY
carry your shoes to be re-
paired, when we call for
and deliver FREE.
College Shoe Shop
426 Thompson Call 6898

quality at no
price penalty!
-when you order a steak or a roast
of beef at the fingerle operated rest-
Grants you have our guarantee that
that piece of meat was cut from a
young steer beef - government in-
spected - government stamped.
-and yet you pay no more than you
would pay at a restaurant serving
cow meat . .
for lunch today:.
stuffed pork chops..... 35c
roast sirloin of beef au jus 40c
-two complete luncheons . . big
generous helpings . . . picked from
our menu this luncheon.. . we know
you will be satisfied.
-we wish to remind you once again
that we serve on ly the hig hest q uaI ty
foodstuffs at no price penalty
there is no substitute for the best

added much to the effectiveness of
the occasion. The splendid music
which you provided was a great
credit to Michigan, to the University,
yourself and to your players. Not
only as an official of the School of
Music, but as a member of the Re-
publican State Central Committee, I
desire to thank you and through you
all the members of your organiza-
tion."
J. H. Wentz, oldest fireman in North
Carolina in point of service, was re-
tired after 43 years in the Charlotte
Fire Department.

aci~eci muen to tflc eflectiveness ot

European Sketches Are
Exhibited By Marshall
Lorne E. Marshall, '31A, holder of
the Booth Travelling Fellowship in
Architecture, has just submitted a
group of European sketches made
during the past few months. The
drawings are of familiar European
scenes and are on exhibit on the first
floor of the Architecture building
from 9 a. m. to 5 p. m. daily except
Sunday through October.
The recipient of the Booth Fellow-
ship is given $1,200 for a year's travel
abroad. During the year he is ex-
pected to send in drawings of con-
tinental beauty spots, putting spe-
cial emphasis on the architectural
value of the scene.
Mr. Marshall has sent in informal
sketches of familiar European beauty
spots, among them the Bridge of
Sighs in Venice.

oung lady feels only
y dressed at a formal
f she does not have
to wear? Flowers are
ensive and how they

one up.

TH E

UNIVERSITY
Flower Shop.
Inc.

Box Office Open Daily.
"The
Adding Machine"

Fir e Experiment I
Station Maintained
By Forest Service'
LANSING, Oct. 26.-Maintaining
that "future progress depends more
on improved organization and meth-3
ods than on additional funds al-
though increased appropriations are
needed in some quarters," the Mich-
igan Department of Conservation and+
the United States Forest Service have
conducted since 1930 the forest fire+
experiment Station in Roscommon
County, a tract of 1,350 acres two
miles south of Roscommon.
Details of past and present inves-
tigations, as well as general conclu-
sions from work already carried out,
are contained in a booklet now be-
ing distributed through the State
Conservation Department.
Twenty years have seen fire pro-
tection of forest land grow from a
mere dream to an accepted fact, the
booklet says. Michigan's expendi-
tures.in this field, growing from $36,-
000 in 1921 to nearly $570,000 in 1930,
parallel those of other states.
The experiment station at present
is studying such questions as the
meaning of weather conditions in
terms of fire hazards, what type of
equipment is best used, how fires
behave under different conditions
and what factors are responsible for
their behavior, how fire damages
may best be determined, the use of
fire breaks and chemicals, effect of
fires on blueberry production, and
the importance of radio communica-
tion in fighting fires.
WOMAN LOSES PURSE
A purse belonging to Mrs. E. S.
Kennedy, of Chelsea, containing $15,
a diamond ring, an English gold
piece, a gold watch, and a University
Hospital registration card, was stolen
from the Courthouse yesterday after-
noon,' Mrs. Kennedy reported to po-
lice.

the
hut

ingerle
operated

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9055 606 East Liberty St.

For your dinners-Flowers
are a necessity. They bright-
en the whole room and if
conversation should lag just
mention Flowers. When in
doubt-send Flowers-they
mean t lot."

Elmer Rice's Ultra-Modern Drama

The First Offering on Play Production's
1932-33 Season

ENGINFEORS-
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You can purchase many ENGINEERING supplies of
permanent value at the lowest prices and which we are
certain will be higher in time to come due to a slowly
rising market.
Located ideally--opposite the Engineering college
-Our East University Ave. store is efficiently stocked
with high-grade Engineering supplies and books at the
lowest prices in history.

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LABORATORY THEATRE

Oct. 28, 29, 31, Nov. 1, 2,3

All Seats 50c

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Congratulatory Flowers,

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just Flowers

A good supply of Gardenias

60 sheets and 50 envelopes engraved with
Michigan Seal now 85c
at

game.

Your Patronage Sincerely Appreciated
s Two Campus Booksores
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