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T HE MICHIGAN DAILY

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 6, 1935

Final Results
Of Tests Are
Made Known
C. S. Yoakum Announces{
Outcome Of Orientation

Greece Calls Naval Reserves As Rebellion Spreads

Dean Bates To
Give Vocational
Talk March 12

Museum's New Eskimo Exhibit
Is Complete in Every Detail

By FRED WAUNER NEAL all the way up. Women's boots are

Period Examinations
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The results of tests taken by fresh-
men during the Orientation period
were released yesterday by Vice-Pres-
ident C. S. Yoakum. dean of the
Graduate School and director of edu-
cational investigation, showing de-
cided increase over those taken. in
1932.j
The 1932 edition was taken by 36,-
665 college students throughout the
United States, and the national nor-
mal was 163.72. A recent compilation
of the 1934) test, taken by 40,358 stu-
dents, shows the national norm to be
176. Where the national norm only in-
creased about 12 points, the record
of the freshmen jumped 25 points,
from 187 in 1932 to 212 in 1934. The
examination given to the present
sophomore class is of a definitely dif-
ferent type than that of 1934 and
hence cannot be used as a basis of
comparison.
Figures on the 1934 test released by
the National Council on Education,
which has sponsored the 1932 and
1934 editions, note that the highest
possible score would be 389. One paper
submitted by a Michigan freshman
carried a grade of 357. Only four pa-
pers out of the entire group were in a
higher division. This mark of 357 tops
all comparative previous records here.
It was reported in the office of C. S.
Yoakum, vice president of the Univer-
sity and director of educational inves-
tigations.
The test written by the present
freshmen was prepared by L. L. Thur-
stone and Thelma Gwinn Thurstone
of ,the University of Chicago. It con-
sited of five parts: completion of
sentences, arithmetic, artificial lan-
guage, analogies (by figures), and op-
posites. The sponsors of the examina-
tion are emphatic in their statement
that it is of the nature of a measure-
ment to do college work and that no
Intelligence quotient (I.Q.) can be de-
rived therefrom. No allowance for
the chronological development of the
student is made in the Thurstone test
as .is made for orthodox I.Q. tests.
University freshmen also took a
"Cooperative" English tes, divisions
of which were usage, spelling, and vo-
cabulary.
Hyna To Conclude
Church Lectures
The fourth anti last group of lec-
tures in the Student Inquiry Series
will be given by Prof. Albert Hyma
of the history department and Dr.
William P. Lemon, local pastor of the
First Presbyterian Church, at 4 p.m.
today in Lane Hall.
The speech by Professor Hyma will
beeon "The Early History of the
Church," and the talk by Dr. Lemon
will deal with "Religion in Account
with Life Today."
The lives of S. Augustine, St. Je-
rome, St. Ambrose, and Tertullian' will
be briefly reviewed by Professor Hyma
in order to give a "highly condensed"
presentation of the first founders of
the great church.
The Student Inquiry lectures have
been sponsored by the combined Stu-
dent Guilds of the various Ann Arbor
churches with the purpose of giving
a "presentation of the great religious
personalities and their influence mov-
ing backwards from the present to
early times."
HOUSE WINS PRIZE
Fraternity and independent win-j
ners in the Old Gold cigarette con-
test held recently at the Union have
been announced as: first prize -Phi
Kappa Sigma, winner of a smoking
set; second prize- Theta Xi; winner
of the individual $10 prize, Allen A.
Lowrey, '37L.

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The campus generally may be di-
recting its thoughts toward spring,
Krans Schedules Series Ibut not the University Museums.
Similar To Last Year's There, especially in the Anthropology
Museum, they're thinking about Es-
To Aid Students kimos, heavy Greenland winter cloth-
ing, sleds, and snow knives.
A series of vocational talks sponsor- An Eskimo exhibit has been erected
ed by Dean Edward H. Kraus of the by George I. Quimby, '36, on the
literary college will be given at 4:15 fourth floor of th& Museums. Com-
p.m. in Room 1025 Angell Hall on posed of materials secured by Dr. Wal-
various days during the remaining ter N. Koelz, the University's explorer,
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G A R I A " :: wBecause of the popularity and large
attendance at last year's set of vo-
- 'cational lectures, Dean Kraus has
-' : again planned a similar series for
the benefit of the literary students
and all others interested.
The purpose of these lectures is to
offer aid to the students in determin-
ing their choice of profession. It' is
also intended to acquaint the students
with the requirements necessary for
admission to the various professional
schools of the University.
As the speakers for this series Dean
Kraus has procured the services of
SEA 2 the heads of the several schools, in-
asmuch as they are considered to be
1 othe best source of information for
this type of lecture, and are able to
explain the background necessary for
entrance into the different profes-
sions or fields of endeavor.
The schedule of talks will be as
follows: March 12, Law, Dean H. M.
h Bates; March 14, Education, Dean J.
B. Edmonson; March 19. Business Ad-
ministration, Dean C. E. Griffin;
March 21, Medicine, Dean A. C. Furst-
enberg; March 26, Library Methods,
-Associated Press Photo Dr. W. W. Bishop; March 28, Archi-
dly toward a cim:x as the revolt, which broke out with the capture of , tecture, Prof. Emil Lorch.
ebels, spread to th ?Island of Crete, where Eleutherijs Venizelos (top, April 18, Engineering, Dean H. C.
d the forces of sedticn. At tap is shown the armored cruiser, Averoff, one Sadler; April 23, Music, Prof. Earl
eported bombed an:d seriously damaged in a battle with gevernment air- V. Moore; April 30, Forestry, Dean S.
Crete to Greece, and the Island of Milo, near which government planes T. Dana.
ships. At right (bel w) is General George Kondylis, Greek minister of war, May 2, Pharmacy, Prof. H. B. Lew-
is; May 7, Dentistry, Dr. C. F. Lyons;
May 14, Graduate Studies, Dean C. S.
Yoakum; May 16, Nursing, Miss Mar-
ian Durell.
median of $751 to $1,250 for women es of people brought about by high- Dorr Attributes Light Vote
of 1932 and for 'men and women of ways and motor vehicles. To Disinterest Of Voters
1933." "Profit and pleasure to any social
Professor Myers discussed the at- (ngroup,Professor'Worley pointed out,{jcontinued from Page 1)
titude of these graduates toward the "has always been largely determined the cities covered, including Grand
University by saying, "Frustrated and Raby the element of time. Highways of ids, largBig Rapids and Beld-
I ing, the largest number of people
thwarted in their plans as many of Michigan, through the use of, motor gave as their reason for not voting,

Events in Greece moved rani
five warships by anti-government r
right), former premier, openly joine
of the five ships seized, and later r
craft. Ma )shews the velation of
dropped bombs on the captured war
who directed loyal forces.

wihen he was a member of the Donald
B. MacMillan expedition up the
;rcenland coast, the exhibit includes
verything from seal-skin mittens
Cvith two thumbs to fur-lined hoods
in which the squaws store their pa-
pooses. The materials for the most
r)art came from near Etah, where the
northern-most tr.ibes of Eskimo live
The exhibit is divided into two
parts. The first consists of types of
clothing worn by the people from the
frozen North in an attempt to keep
themselves warm when the tempera-
ture is "so cold it is difficult to get a
drink of water into 'your mouth."
Sewed entirely with bone and walrus
ivory needles, the clothing is a form
of a very practical art.
The trousers worn by Eskimo men
do not come up over their hips, the
belief being that this gives them freer
movement. The women's trousers, for
Jn Eskimoland the pant as an outer
garment has no sex prejudice, come
Winner Of A.S.M.E.
Contest Announced
A paper by John Schmidt, '35E
vas awarded first place in a contest
geld at the meeting of the A.S.M.E.
cently. The judges for the contest
'vere: Prof. Emswiler, Prof. Brackett
-lid Prof. Jakkula, all of the College
4 Engineering.
Schmidt's paper, which won him a
rip to the A.S.M.E. Conference in
Chicago in April, was titled "Stainless
fteels in Boiler Tubes." Second place
Mias awarded to a paper on "Rocket
Ships and Aerial Transportation" by
R. L. Thoren, '35E. Othetr papers pre-
en ted were: "The Boundary Layer
anId Its Importance in Aerodynamics"
':y W: C. Nelson, '35E; "Detroit City
Airport" by T. 0.' Jacobson, '35E;
and "License Requirements for Air-
plane Pilots" by W. G. Pierce, '36E.
HUNT KIDNAPERS
SOUTH BEND, March 5- (JP)-
South Bend and Mishawaka police
today hunted for Dorothea Emmons,
aged 17, and Russell Austin, aged 23,
an ex-convict, who is alleged to have
kidnaped the girl as she sat iu an
automobile in front of a grocery store
near the outskirts of South Bend.

Men's boots are low, meant for hard
work, according to Mr. Quimby. The
parka, or blouse, with the fur-lined
hood, is worn by both men and women,
but the female head covering is much
larger, used for the storing of infants,
although just how this is worked, no
one seems to know. Mittens, perfect
for putting on in the dark, have two
thumbs and can oe worn on either
hand. Most all the clothing is of seal-
skin, usually lined with the expensive
fur.
The other part of the exhibit con-
sists of implements and utensils used
by the Eskimo. The most peculiar of
uhese is a drill which is worked by
holding it in the teeth. Small ivory
needles are used for sewing, and other
3bjects, such as snuff boxes (even
he Eskimos use snuff), and grave
adornments are made of the walrus'
white tusks.
A model kayak, an Eskimo boat,
constructed by the northern people,
is complete even down to the harpoon.
This has a detachable ivory head
which is fastened to a seal bladder.
When the spear-head strikes the fish
or whale, it detaches from the har-
poon proper, and the bladder, float-
ing in the water, shows where the
hunted object is swimming.
A snow knife, with v'hich the Es-
kimo builds his famed igloos, is an
interesting part of the collection, as
are the ivory sledge runners. Some-
imes, Quimby explained, the Eskimo
merely takes water in his mouth and
spits it on the wooden sled runner,
where it freezes as soon as it strikes
and makes a suitable blade.
A bird bola is also exhibited. This
consists of stones fastened to a stick.
The Eskimo throws the stick at a
bird and the stones,'aif they do not
kill him, entangle him so he cannot
fly. Another hunting weapon, also
used in self-defense or attack, is the
throwing stick. This is a detachable
spear arrangement with which Eski-
mos are said to be very accurate.
Even snow glasses are used by these
quaint people. As no glass is avail-
able,,the glasses consist of a slit made
through wood in such a way as to al-
low great vision with little light.
Tobacco, discovered in America,
went all the way around the world
before it came to icy Greenland. The
Eskimo pipes, made of ivory, resemble
those used in the Orient, as they first
,ame to that country from the far
East. '
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.ResultOfGI
The results of a survey of the 1932'
and 1933 graduates were announced
yesterday by Prof. George E. Myers
of the vocational education -and guid-'
ance department in aradio talk over
Station WJR broadcast from the
campus studios in Morris Hall.
From 1,132 replies answering the

inquiry blanks sent out by the Uni- them were, the great majority showed vehicles have so reduced distan
versity, it was found that 28 per cent in their replies a fine courage and and so diminished the element
of the men and 29 per cent of the a gratifying appreciation of what the time required to travel from one pl
women in the 1932 graduating class University has done for them." ' to another, that we find as we
were unemployed. According to Pro- A speech by Prof. John S. Worley tempt to enumerate these profitsa
fessor Myers the unemployment of the engineering college, which was pleasures, and evaluate them, t
jumped up in the next year's class given during the same program, they become so stupendous in nu
to 44 per cent among the men and pointed out the benefits and advan- ber and amount that we are ov
38 per cent among the women. l tages to various industries and class- whelmed."
gHe pointed out that too muchssuldsn
weight dnt put upon these >:.:.:<.:.
figures, for out of the unemployed,
there were 31 per cent who were vol-
untarily going on with their studies.
"As nearly as could be determined,"
Professor Myers said, "18 per cent
were not in full time employment who
actually wished such employment." to
Discussing the matter of salaries,
Professor Myers mentioned that the
graduates of the professional schools
were earning a good deal more than
those of the academnic schools.
"The median earnings of the gradu-
ates of the dental school," Professor
Myers said, were between $1,501 and t_
$1,750." The same median was shown
for the teachers who earned their 7.it
master's degree in 1932. "The liter-
ary college group who answered thisN,:x
question," he further pointed out, *.""'*
"shows a median income of $1,001 to#
$1,250 for the men of 1932, but av

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that
un-
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in either election, the fact that they
had recently moved and did not know
whether they were entitled to vote 'in
their new place of residence.
A large percentage of the non-vot-
ers, the statistics show, admitted that
they were indifferent and there was
also a large percentage that said that
they had just neglected to vote.

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