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T HE MICHIGAN DAILY

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Mich. H ighway
Conference To
Be Held Here
Highway Engineers, Safety
Directors, And Police
Officials To Speak

Southern Flood Waters On Rampage; Many Die

Attitudes Of Faculty, Students Widow Of The
Are Judged In Campus Surveyt Late John K.
A variet y of orinions, some whimsical and some in dead earnest, were Stack Is Dea
tsiven by students and faculty of the University concerning each other in
a"sw to a recent survey. Members of the faculty were asked: "What in your Passes Away Week Aftt
cxr1eu is wrong with the attitude of students?" Students were asked: "What
in your cpinion, is wrong with the attitude of the faculty?" Death Of Her Husbam

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Announcement of the preliminary
program of the 1935 Michigan Higb
way Conference, which will be held
Feb. 12-14, was announced yester-
day by Prof. Roger L. Morrison o:
the highway engineering and trans-
port division of the University, anc
chairman of the program committee
for the Conference.
Presiding over the six general meet-
ings of the Conference will be Murra3
D. Van Wagoner, state highway com-
missioner of Michigan. Professor Mor-
ison, Varnum B. Steinbaugh. denut
commissioner and road engineer o
the Michigan Highway Department.
Inspector W. L. Potts, president of the
Michigan Safety and Traffic Directors
Association. Leroy C. Smith. engineer-
manager of the County Road Com-
mission of Wayne County; and Allar
M. Williams, president of the Mich-
igan Association of Road Commis-
sioners and Engineers.
Twenty-First Meeting
The conference is the twenty-first
annual meeting of its kind, the first
of which was called in 1915 when, as
Professor Morrison describes, the
State of Michigan had only wagon
roads. They were inspired by the phe-
nomenal increase in automobiles that
was taking place at that time. Be-
tween the first and second confer-
ences there was an increase of 50 per
cent in the number of motor vehicles
in this state, Professor Morrison said.
The Conferences are sponsored by
the College of Engineering of the Uni-
versity, the Michigan State Highway
Department, the Michigan Association
of County Commissioners and En-
gineers. and the Michigan Safety and
Traffic Directors Association.
Faculty Men To Speak
Members of the faculty who will
speak at the conference are: Dean
Herbert C. Sadler of the engineering
college, William S. Housel, professor
of civil engineering and research con-
sultant of the Michigan State High-
way Department's testing laboratory;
and Prof. John S. Worley, head of the
department of transportation and en-
gineering.
Other highway engineers from the
various counties throughout the state,
safety directors, and police omficials
will address the conference, Professor
Morrison said. Among the latter will
be Capt. L. A. Lyon of the Michigan
State Police, and Colonel H. A. Pick-
ert, police commissioner of Detroit.
Eurton W. Marsh, director of the
safety and traffic engineering depart-
ment, American Automobile Associa-
tion; and Sidney J. Williams, director
of the public safety division, National
Safety Council, will be included among
those speaking at the conference on
the safety and traffic problems aris-
ing from modern highway conditions.
Rabbits Can Romp
Without Any Fear

STUDENTS' ANSWERS FACULTY ANSWERS
Taking inspiration from the cur- The apathetic attitude adopted by
rent Gargoyle cover, or from expe- most students in regard to a majority
rience, the majority of students on of the courses offered by the Univer- I
camps iferrd tat te geatet' ity is the main criticism of which l
campus inferred that the greatest embers of the faculty have to com-
fault of most professors was their plain.
susceptibility to "apple-polishing." It is natural, one professor ex-
The next greatest professorial sin olained. that students should not have
was their "narrow-mindedness," ac- the high degree of interest in each
cording to the poll. This fault was course that the man in charge of it
iffnt w would naturally have, but the extent
expressed in d erent ways stome to which they carry their lack of in-
said, "They do not give a studenttretidsrprina.
credit for his own ideas . . . they think T terest is disproportionate.
knowledge of the subject begins and The attempt which some students
ndgteirownheson;"tensanother mcke "to-er-ah, well 'apple polish,'
ends in their own person;" ante specially at this time of the year"
student answered, "They all think '?e- lya hs ieo h er
srh another major criticism, according
their course is the only one in the ns
worl." A a hole" sad aothe, jto another pedagogical observer. It is
world." "As a whole," said another'ral ahrptfuh xliet
"theyare he mst uaccontaby ! coaly rather pitiful, he explained, tol
,they are the most unaccountably ee them try this last-minute meth-
egotistical and narrow-minded people -d of improving their grades. It almost
in the country." nvnriably' identifies them as poor
Ulterior motives.were also ascribed students.
by many: "they are just in it for the The whole attitude of college stu-
money," was one answer, and another dents was attacked in another criti-

At lcs. 10 pers ns died in flood waters as the Cold water River went
sub-zcro tcmnpcratures and record snows caused widespread damage and
of Coldwi'atzr River flood waters shows how the turbulent stream sweptc
railroad tracks and basements of homes.

Rear Admiral
Peoples Slated
Fo r PWA Post'
Selected For New Agency
To Handle $4,000,000
Work Relief Drive
WASHINGTON, Jan. 25 -(P)-The
star of a 59-year-old admiral was
rising in the public works ;irma-
ment today while the present PWA
chief, Harold L. Ickes, was hitting
back at opponents who are intent
on seeing that his star shall set.
Rear Admiral Christian J. Peoples
was said in an authoritative source
to have been selected for an impor-
tant post in the new agency to handle
the $4,000,000,000 work relief drive.
He was said to be slated to directj
the "projects division" - which
would suggest undertakings to Presi-
dent Roosevelt. There would be two
other divisions but neither Ickes nor
Relief Administrator Hopkins is men-
tioned at present in connection with!
the new setup. President Roosevelt
would be in direct control of all
three divisions.
Peoples, native of Iowa, is on leave
from the navy to head the procure-
ment division of the treasury. He al-
ready has surveyed $50,000,000,000
of possible projects for President
Roosevelt.
"What a bunch of enemies a man
can acquire in a short time if he works
hard at it," Secretary Ickes said
Thursday when reporters asked about

t MU
LOTTE LEHMANN
A REVIEW
Lotte Lehmann, at the close of her
first Ann Arbor concert in Hill Audi-
torium last evening, left an audience,
not speechless as does the Boston
Orchestra, nor excited as does Horo-
witz, but quiet, satfisfied, and very
grateful, as only a truly great lieder
singer can.
Her manner was informal, but def-
erential, at the outset almost hesitant.
She did nothing to impress. The re-
sult was a bond of human intimacy
between listener and singer which
made the audience of some 5,000
seem like a small and friendly gath-
ering.
Lieder, more than any other form
of art, reveals the personality of art-
ist, and woe to the singer whose soul is I
threadbare. Lotte Lehmann's is not,
but possessed of amazing breadth and
richness. She sang cradle songs with
a tenderness which just missed being
sentimental, which is their true na-
ture. Yet she did the Gretchaninoff
"My Native Land" no less well. Her
love songs revealed a deep and very
feminine understanding. The famil-
iar "Widmung" and "Vergebliches.
Standchen" which she sang as en-
cores, appeared in an entirely new

Si m E M E accused them of constantly exploit- cismn. Students put too much emphasis
-issciasea rress Photo. ing the students via the old text- on those courses which will be of
on a rampage in Mississippi, while book racket, money-making value to them, conse-
suffering in other areas. This airview Grandiose was the diction of a Phi quently giving little regard to those
over the town of Sledge, inundating Beta who said, "They are not suffi- of more intellectual value, it was said.
ciently cognizant of their own re- One genial professor complained
sponsibility in the matter of student that students jump too quickly to the
___interest in academic affairs." conclusion that all professors are cold-
- Resignation quavered in the voice hearted. We're really human after all,
of a freshman, who answered, "they he said.
S ICtake too much for granted, they think An instructor complained, "It really
we know as much as they do, and isn't fair,iyou know, for the students
to doze i front of us in class while
seem unwilling to try and teach us we have to keep awake to try and
anything." teach them.
- ---~-- .At least two student opinions were
diametrically opposed to the feeling
and convincing light. And the way of the majority of their fellows, for HANGE GOVERNMENTS
she sang the words "sausen" in "Der they thought most professors were LONDON, Jan. 25 -(A---The gov-
Schmied" was a revelation. too suspicious of apple-polishing ernment bill providing a new consti-
The Schumann giroup showed her t 1"They constantly think the students tution for both India and Burma was
be possessed of a great and sensitive are trying to put something over on issued today.
poetic imagination, a gift as rare as them," one of these rugged individ- The bill runs to an enormous length.
her musical power. While able to draw i ualists said.
out and turn the end of a phrasc oen rbbyrfrigt h AND AFTER
as the most lithe-bowed violinist Someone, probably referring to the EAS
as hemot ite-owd ioIni egotistical strain that is generally EXAMS,
would have done it, she brings the attistedaost rofesgraidy DELBERT-
poetry of the song into~life as no other atibuted to mos professors, said, WHABET
poet hofe"Theardh he only jokes they ever laugh at WHAT
we have ever heard. are their own ... they all think they TH EN?

here until 1933, when the family
moved to Lansing, following Mr.
Stack's election as auditor general
in the fall of 1933. They continued
to maintain their palatial home here,
however.
A
COMFORTA13LE
LOW-COST
TR IP HOME
GINA LD, BY

No accoun Oft the concert would bP
complete without an expression of
thankfulness that such a voice as hersj
exists in the world, To have heard it F
once is to live in perpetual anticipa-
tion of hearing it again. It is "such
stuff as dreams are made of."
HOLDING OMPANY LICENSES?>
WASHINGTON, Jan. 25. - (P) -
Federal licensing of public utility
holdings was suggested by the Federal
trade commission today. It said the
"stage is now set so that a combina-
tion of the present holding company
systems would produce one nation-
wide monopoly."
In 1929, the commission reported,
16 holding company groups had an
ownership interest in about 02 per!
cent of the nation's electrical output.

are very waggish."
One woman answered, "I don't
know, I never pay any attention to
them." Another replied, "T'hey are
not chummy enough."
The last student questioned struck
a serious tone in answering, "Many -
though not all - present an interest-
ing topic in an unorganized fashion,
requiring the student to devote un-
necessary amounts of time to glean-
ing the required information."
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recent displays of opposition to him.
After Next Week These included a drive by Democratic
insurgents in the house, who obtained
LANSING, Jan. 25.--Michigan assurances that President Roosevelt
small-game hunters have but one himself would allot the money for
week left in which to enjoy their rab- the new works drive.
bit hunting. About the complaints of congress-
The last of the open hunting see,-men that he failed to show them
Thns of the current winter will come proper politeness, he said:
ronsof he urrnt intr wll omei "If that's all the criticism of the
to a close Thursday, Jan. 31, with the Ir
end of legal rabbit shooting in the jpublic works during my administra-
upper and lower peninsulas. tion, I can stand that."
"I've had to say 'no' on a good many
The close of the small-game hunt- caiostaplainsfrobad
ing for the winter, however, will not occasions to applications for jobs and
projects I couldn't comply with," he
prevent the shooting of certain non- said.
game animals on which there is no As for other foes, he called them
closed season, according to officials "a choice collection - contractors,
in the Department of Conservation. . oil interests, public utility interests."
Hunters who hold small-game li~ Ickes apologized Thursday to At-
censes and gun permits may shoot the torney General Cummings, Postmas-
following animals at any time: minks, ter General Farley and Senator Har-
coyotes, wolves, lynx, bobcats. fox, rison (D.-Miss.) for the interior de-
skunks, porcupines, woodchucks' partment's action in preparing re-
house cats, ground squirrels, red prints of a magazine article criticiz-
squirrels, weasels, owls, crows, star- ing them. The article, in "The Na-
lings and blackbirds. tion," had attacked Judge T. Web-
ber Wilson of the Virgin Islands and
Start Retiring Of held the three officials responsible
for his appointment. Ickes said the
Sub-Marginal Land circulation of the article was a "slip-
up" that happened in his absence.

YOU're telling lay
they.sat.isf-

LANSING, Jan. 25.-- (P) - The first
step in the retirement of sub-mar-
ginal lands surrounding the village
of Waterloo in northwestern Wash-
tenaw and northeastern Jackson
counties was announced today by the
Departnent of Conservation.
The Waterloo project is part of a
program under which the Federal
government is looking toward the
shrinking out-of competitive produc-
tion of some 50,000,000 acres of sub-
marginal farm lands, as a permanent
remedy for over-production of farm
crops. Under this program those first
affected are farmers on lands too
poor or so.poorly located as to permit
decent living conditions, and where
farms were obviously failing and be-
coming economic and social liabilities.
It is expected that actual develop-
ment work will begin April 1 when it

MOTION PICTUPE 'CZAR' HELD
CHICAGO, Jan. 25.-',A) - Thomas
E. Maloy, "czar" of the Chicago Mo-
tion Picture Operator's Union, was
indicted by a Federal grand jury to-
day as anyincome tax dodger. The
jury charged Maloy had an income, in
the four years of 1929 to 1933, of $350,-
000 over and above his salary as union
chief and failed to report it.
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Next to Mich. Theatre Ph. 9192
For Your Convenience.
We Mean Business to Your
Pocketbook.
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wrong on:
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