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THE MICHIGAN DAILY

THURSDAY, SEPT. 28, 1933

THURSDAY, SEPT. 28, 1933

Describes Kidnaping

400 Students
Seek Jobs At
Dean's Office
More than 400 students have ap-
plied for jobs through the employ-
ment office whichismaintained in
the office of the dean of students,
according to Elizabeth A. Smith, who
is in charge of the service.
Most o4 the positions which these
men get, said Miss Smith, are tem-
porary for the duration of the rush-
ing season. From 30 to 40 more tem-
porary positions have been available
this year than there were last year,
she declared.
"Although, the employment busi-
ness is crowded with would-be work-
ers whom we cannot place, Miss
Smith said, there is one field in
which we could use many more peo-
ple. This is the job of barber, for
which we have about fixe or six
openings."

COLLEGIATE
OBSERVER
A questionnaire sent out to Bowl-
ing Green College men as to what
were the desirable qualities in a
woman brought out the following
results: She must have intelligence,
affability, courtesy, a sense of humor,
good taste in dressing, ability to cook,
modesty, moderate liking for recre-
ation, courage, and temperance in
everything. Just another of life's im-
probabilities.
During a laboratory lecture at the
University of Oklahoma, the profes-
sor saw two students communicating
in sign language. He immediately
signaled by the same method, "Don't
do that any more." They didn't.
SO THEY SAY
"Boron atoms and neutrons result
when alpha ray particles strike, lith-
ium atoms."
-Waterbury College News
Yes, and what are you doing about
it? Yes, I mean you! Just letting it
happen? Or do you have the man-
hood, the social consciousness, the
Americanism, to make a protest?
"All the ugly girls go to college."
-James Montgomery Flagg
According to co-eds he should be
nominated for a degree of B.S. (Bad
Sight -not Bachelor of Science).
Forecast for Cambridge and vici-
nity: Equinoctial Zephyrs.
-Harvard Crimson
O yes, we have fall breezes in Ann
Arbor too.
The students at Rhode Island Col-
lege were asked what living figure
they admired most. The co-eds said
Mahatma Gandhi, while the male
sex said Jean Harlow.
An item in a lost and found col-

Donor Of Library
Arranges Special
Historical Exhibit
An exhibit of letters, portraits,
manuscripts, and documents of Brit-
ish statesmen who had an influence
on American affairs from the time of
George II to' Queen Victoria is now
on display in the William Clements
Library.
The exhibition was personally ar-
ranged early in the summer by Mr.
Clements, donor of the library, the
material being entirely from his pri-
vate collections at his home in Bay
City.
Special emphasis is given in the
exhibit to William Pitt, Earl of Cha-
tham, George Canning, and Lord
Palmerston, because of their impor-
tanceyin the shaping of American
history.
Other items of interest are manu-
scripts of the different kings and the
signature of Victoria. Nearly 50
statesmen are represented ,including
such persons as Sir Robert Walpole,
Edmund Burke, Arthur Wellesley,
and Benjamin Disraeli.
umn of a college newspaper reads:
"If the person who stole the 'alcohol
from the laboratory will kindly re-
turn the cat's intestines, no ques-
tions will be asked." Imagine how
some student felt?
The Notre Dame football squad
lives up to its reputation of being ex-
tremely cosmopolitan. On the fresh-
man squad there is a student named
William Shakespeare and one named
Al Smith.
It's not the women who pay at the
University of Vermont. The gas com-
pany there complains that it hasn't
made a nickel on any of the sorority
houses in years because of dishonest
meter-readers.

Work On Hutchins Hall Largest
Summer Job Of B. And G. Staff

One of the largest contracts that
the Buildings and Grounds depart-
ment has ever undertaken was com-
pleted with the opening of Hutchins
Hall, the last of the buildings in the
Law Quadrangle, accordi tgno
Law Quadrangle, according to E. C..
Pardon, Superintendent of Buildings
and grounds.
The department's staff finished the
plumbing and heating work, the elec-
trical work and all the sheet metal
contracts. All of this amounted to
approximately one-quarter of a mil-
lion dollars worth of work. The in-
terior painting and the landscaping
of thebsurrounding grounds were also
done by the department.
Another contract which kept the
department busy was the changing
of several departments of the Uni-
versity over to Haven Hall.
Besides these larger pieces of work,
the department hired 30 extra paint-
ers during the summer months, Mr.
Pardon said. There were also a
number of smaller jobs on the cam-
pus such as minor roof repairs, re-
placing pipes in the Chemistry build-
ing which have been eaten away by
acids and doing routine work on the
lawns and shrubbery of the campus.
A low-pressure steam line was pro-
vided for the new law group this
summer. Mr. Pardon described this
as- an important piece of work be-
cause it would give the group a bet-
ter balanced heating sysetm.
Several houses that were taken

back by the University on account
of mortgages had to be redecorated
and the department did this work.
Several women's residences were also
painted, decorated, and repaired
during the summer.
CONVICTED OF LARCENY
Convicted of larceny, Joseph A.
Policht yesterday was sentenced by
Judge George W. Sample to serve
from two to four years in Jackson
prison.
Policht was traced down -and cap-
tured by Deputy Atkinson and
George Randel after he had robbed
the residence of A. G. Clark, Chelsea
produce dealer.
While the wicked flee when no
man pursueth, they make much bet-
ter time if some one is after them.
-Dr. Parkhurst.

S.

Explorer First
Lecture

On
Series

-Associated Press Photo
Charles F. Urschel, wealthy Ok-
lahoma City oil man who paid $200,-
000 ransom for his release from kid-
napers, is shown as he took the stand
in federal court and described his
abduction.
City Poor Will
Ask Increase

Dr. Roy Chapman Andrews, famed
Gobi Desert explorer and discoverer
of dinosaur eggs, will open the fall
season of the World Adventure
Series, the new popular-priced lec-
ture course at the Detroit Institute of
Arts, on Sunday, October 1.
Dr. Andrews will speak at 3:30
p. m. and at 8:30 p. m. on "Explora-
tions in the Gobi Desert," illustrated
with ten reels of motion pictures
filmed in Mongolia.
On Sunday afternoon and evening,
Oct. 8, the Institute will present Nor-
man Thomas, recent.,Socialist candi-
date for president. He will speak at
3:30 p. m. on "The Future of Political
Economy in Anierica" and at 8:30
p. m. on "A Socialist Looks at the
NRA."

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