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May 04, 1934 - Image 6

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Graduates To
Hold Meeting
HereMay 5th
Business Administration
School Alumni Convene
In Annual Session
The Sixth Annual Alumni Confer-
ence of the University School of Bus-
iness Administration will be held to-'
morrow in the Union with general
sessions, round table discussions, a
luncheon, and a banquet all included
in the program of the one-day meet-
The list of speakers for the various
sessions of the conference includes
Milton J. Drake of the Detroit Sav-
ings Bank, Prof. L. K. James of the
Law School, and Prof. Herbert F. Tag-
gart, Prof. M. H. Waterman, Dean
Clare E. Griffin, and Prof. William
A. Paton, all of the business adminis-
tration school.
A get-together will open the pro-
gram at 9 a.m. and will be immediate-
ly followed by a general session with
Mr. Drake presiding. At this session
Professor James will speak on "Reg-
ulation of the Securities Market," Q.
Forrest Walker of Macy and Co., New
York, will talk on "Retailing as Af-
fected by the Codes," and the session
will be concluded with Professor
Taggart's address on "Cost Account-
ing Problems Raised by the Codes."
Round table meetings will be the
next feature of the conference with
the delegates divided up into groups
discussing retailing, accounting, the
securities market, and bankcredit.
These sessions will be led by men
recognized as authorities on their re-
spective subjects.
Professor Waterman will preside
over the luncheon meeting of the con-
vention at which Dean Griffin will de-
liver the principal address. Imme-
diately following the luncheon the
delegates will attend the track meet
and baseball game to be played at
Ferry Field."
The final session of the conference
will be the dinner meeting with Pro-
fessor Paton presiding. Prof. Paul H.
Douglas, of the University of Chicago
economics department and a member
of the ConsUmers Advisory Board of
the NRA, will deliver the principle
address of the day on "The Role of
the Consumer in the New Industrial
Set Up."
A bronze bust of Dr. Harry Burns
Hutchins, president of the University
from 1910 to 1920, by Carleton An-
gell was installed in the rotunda of
the University Museums Building,

Conmunists Stage Largest May Day Demonstraticn

-Associated Press Photo
Staging what police called the greatest rally in the history of the New York Communist party, nearly
100,000 persons gathered in Union Square, New York City, for a May Day demonstration. Another 50,000
socialists assembled in a different section, but there were few disorders Above is a view of the communist

Hoover, Presidewt,
Statesiiuin, Found
To Be Latin Expert
Herbert Hoover as a statesman, as
an engineer, and as a relief adminis-!
trator during the World War is known
throughout the world; but Hoover as
a Latin student, as a scholar trans-
lating old musty volumes of ancient
times is known only to a few.
In the Transportation Library of the.
University may be found the first
edition of "De Re Metallica," a trans-
lation of the original book written
by the Saxon writer, Agricola, in 1556.
The book is a monumental treatise
on early mining operations ante-
dating the 16th century, and is re-
plete with old wood-cut drawings on
the metallurgical processes of those
times. There are more than 600 pages
in the volume, and the actual transla-
tion is extensively annotated by Mr.
Hoover's own investigations into the
history and development of mining.
The book was published at Salisbury
House, London, and is worth more
than $150.

First Assyrian Di
Be Published
rhApproximately 10 years from n ow,
there will be published an Assyrian
Dictionary, the first of its kind, which
has been described as "one of the
most important projects in the whole
range of humanistic research."
The project,. undertaken by the
Oriental Institute of the University of
Chicago in 1921, has been worked
upon by many of the most noted
scholars known to the study of seme-
tics. At present there are 26 famous
men and women at work studying all
the semitic cuneiform documents
Studies Economic Documents
Ellen Moore, former instructor in
the oriental language department of
the University, and semitic scholar,
has been studying, for the past three
years, the Persian and Seleucid eco-
nomic documents in the interest of
discovering all possible meanings of
the words contained in those writings.
Of Dr. Moore's assigned task of
translating 11 large volumes, she has
at this time nearly completed the
work on 10, and it is expected that
the work on the eleventh will be
finished in the near future.
At present, after the project has
been in operation for 12 years, the
institute's steel filing cases include
approximately 1,500,000 cards on
which are written the origin and
various meanings of the 17,840 words

ctionary To
Within 10 Years
of which the st.udy has beenj cam-
To Contain 20,000 Words
Professor Chiera, of the University
of Chicago, former head of the group
in charge of the dictionary, stated
that the completed compilation would
probably contain more than 20,000
words, which would be tieated seven
words to the page in the six large
Those cards which have been ar-
ranged have already proved to be a.
great aid to research. For the first
time in history all available informa-
tion concerning a semitic word has
been collected under one roof.
One professor, studying the Persian
and Chaldean records covering a pe-
riod of 3,000 years, has found evidence
of an economic crisis which resulted
in the doubling of the interest rates,
a sharp increase in prices, and a
change in the relative values of silver
and gold.
16 Years Of Research
It has been estimated that 16 years
of research will be necessary for the
carding of the texts, and an indefi-
nitely long period to be required for
the word treatments, and further
years to be needed for the publica-
tion of the six large and highly tech-
nical volumes.
The technical efficiency of the staff
of the Assyrian Dictionary may be
realized when it is considered that the
last volume of the New Egyptian Dic-
tionary, started in 1897, came from
the publishers in 1931, 34 years after
the undertaking of the job, while the
compilers of the Assyrian Dictionary
hope to have their volumes edited by
1944, not more than 20 years after
its conception.
I ~ -*~~ - - -___________________

Jack Sharkey Now Has
Country's Longest Bar
CAMBRIDGE, Mass., May 3. -For-
mer heavyweight champion of the
world, Jack Sharkey, now has another
claim to fame. He is the proprietor
of the longest bar in the United
Located less than two blocks from
the Boston Garden, the bar stretches
to the unbelievable length of 145 feet,
and in the smoky haze that pervades
the place, it is impossible to see from
one end to the other.
Sailor Jack has this to say con-
cerning this thing of beauty, "The
Tavern," which opened its doors some
weeks ago "It's not like the palmy
days when I licked Schmeling, but
now I get a steady income, and in
spite of the high overhead - seven
bartenders going all the time -we've
done pretty well."
Philosopher To
Gi v e Lectures
Here May 7-10
Professor At Harvard To
Talk Under Auspices Of
II. M. Loud Foundation
Dr. William Ernest Hocking, pro-
fessor of philosophy at Harvard Uni-
versity, will deliver the Henry Martin
Loud Lectures in the League ballroom
Monday through Thursday, May 7 to
10 inclusive.
The lectures are sponsored by the
Henry Martin Loud Foundation for
the purpose of providing evidences of
the Christian faith for Methodist stu-
dents at Michigan. They will be avail-
able in book form following the com-
pletion of the series,
He will speak every day at 4:15 p.m.
and Monday and Tuesday nights at 8
p.m. The subjects of the afternoon'
lectures in the order they occur are
"Does Modern Civilization Need Re-
ligion?," "The Post-War World and
Foreign Missions," "Christianity and
Non-Christian Faiths," and "What
Future Has the Church and Its Mis-
The lectures Monday and Tuesday
nights are on "Why Do Churches
Have Foreign Missions?" and "The-
ology and the Non-Christian Faiths."
These lectures will be presided over by
members of the University faculty.
Sunday night Dr. Hocking will
speak on "Re-Thinking Missions" at
8 p.m. in the Lydia Mendelssohn The-
atre. This meeting will be presided
over by Regent Junius E. Beal, and
will consist of a symposium on the
report of the Laymen's Foreign Mis-
sions Inquiry.
Track Hopes Dim
With Four Injured
(Continued from Page 3)
ger, Wendland. Illinois - Jansen,
Pierce, Portman, Russell.
Michgian- Stone, Kosetcheck, Sil-
verman. Illinois - Cummings, La
Roi, Van Meter.
Michigan - Etchells, Gillilan, Al-
exander, Malasavich, Silverman,
Blake. Schauer. Illinois - Cook,
Cummings, Kamm.
Shot Put
Michigan-Blumenfeld, Alexander,
Silverman. Illinois - Cook, Kamm,

Michigan's Varsity Glee Club co
cluded its campus singing for ti
semester last night when it present
its traditional Spring Serenade forx
of the dormitories and sororities.
The Glee Club chose a group

When one hour's Math.

sees like three ..


Serenade Concludes
Glee Club' Seasont

WHEN you miss the gist of lectures, and
can't seem to concentrate; when eveu cam-
pus life seems blue-look to your health!
Your sluggishness may be due to coi-

well-known songs which it rendered
last night for the Michigan women.
The last out-of-town concert will
be given in Grosse Ile for the Evening
Musicale on Wednesday,.May 23.
CHICAGO, May 3. - (3) -Flames


all 'early today swept the upper structure
eoformer Mayor Thompson's 200-ton
steam yacht Doris, causing damage
of from $5,000 to $10,000.

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your fraternity house, eating club or
campus restaurant.

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