PAGE SIX THE MICHIGAN DAILY
TUESDAY, MAY Y,1935
'A merican Tragedy' Slayer Dies In Electric Chair
-Associated Press Photo.
All efforts on the part of his parents, political pressure, and even his own pledge that if his life were spared
he would devote it to teaching youth that crime doesn't pay, were unavailing as Robert Allen Edwards (left),
confessed "American Tragedy" slayer of Freda McKechnie, died yesterday in the electric chair at Rockview
Penitentiary (right), Bellefonte, Pa.
Engineering Open House Will
. SFeature Equipment Exhibitions
AT THE MICHIGAN
"TRAVELING SALESLADY" EDITOR'S NOTE: This is the first of tical, drawing and R.O.T.C. is coop-
A Warner Brothers picture staring a series of articles dealing with the Ierating to make the 1935 Open House
exhibits that have been planned for rtn omk h 95Oe os
Joan Blondell, featuring William Gar- the Engineering Open House which will even more successful than its pred-
rigan, Grant Mitchell, Glenda Farrell, be held in conjunction with Spring eesri 91
with Hugh Herbert. Homecoming May 17 and 18. ecessor in 1931.
"Traveling Saleslady" is the same By RALPH W. HURD The Open House will begin at 9 a.m.
type of picture as "Havana Widows" Fyears on Friday, May 17, and continue until
and "Big Hearted Herbert," being a For the first time in four 5 p.m. on that day. Saturday it will
light, racy comedy offering nothing in the College of Engineering is planning be resumed from 9 a.m. until 11 a.m.
particular but mild entertainment. to open its entire array of shops, lab- Classes will be dismissed during the
Joan Blondell plays the part of the oratories, experimental apparatus, two-day period of Open House.
ambitious daughter of a tooth paste scientific equipment and testing de- Each department has submitted a
magnate who believes that women in vices so that the lay public may see program for the exhibition of its
business are impossible. When she v displays and facilities The general
asks him for a job in his facory and for itself what a tremendous complex preparation for the Open House has
he refuses her, she teams up with a of activities are massed together been progressing under the direction
rival company, introduces the idea of under the one term "engineering." Z of an executive committee, supervised
giving tooth paste a liquor flavor, and Not since 1931, when more than 25,- 'by the Engineering council. Gale
sweeps the market. 000 people thronged the engineering Sterling, '35E, is in charge of the com-
Neither very funny nor very pleas- buildings to observe the exhibits dis- mittee on exhibits, which has been
ing, "Traveling Saleslady" g o e s played in the Open House of that year correlating the programs of the va-
through a routine series of scenes has this enterprise been attempted rious departments.
each one of which anticipates the on such an all-inclusive scale. One of the hihlihts the Op
next, and before the picture is half Every department of the college, On ftehghlights in th pen
over, you know what the rest is. including chemical, metallurgical, to be conducted in the evaporator
Hugh Herbert, usually hilarious, is mechanical, civil, transportation, section of the cehmical engineering
this time only fair, not having much naval and marine, electrical, aeronau- laboratory. Eight-hour shifts of stu-
to do and apparently not much in-
terested in that. All the other char- dents will keep the laboratory's huge
acters go through the motions well Honor Ann Arbor evaporators operating continuously,
enough, but too half-heartedly. All . manufacturig salt in exactly the
in all, "Traveling Saleslady" does not igh SchoolP p same manner as is used by the largest
possess much to offer in the way of p____ P p rpioducers o at
really good light entertainment. This run is part of the course re-
The Michigan program includes a The Optimist, bi-monthly student quirement, and is under the direction
Joe Cook comedy, written by himself, newspaper of Ann Arbor High school, I of Professors Badger and Brier and
which every now and then leads up has received All-American rating Mr. Brooks, of the chemical engineer-
which er now ady e n e ing department. " The entire labora-
to good Joe Cook comedy but never from the National Student Press As- tory, extending three floors in height
gets into it. There is also an histor-
ical short, one of a series dealing with sociation for 1935. and located in the north wing of the
the history of the United States. Paul The award is the highest attain- East Engineering Building, will be
Tompkins is at the organ. able by the class of high school news- open to visitors during the Open
tr siorndurng he pen
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elected at that time. All Juniors
are especially urged to attend. Re-
Alpha Nu initiation will be held
Wednesday, May 8, at 5 o'clock in
the Alpha Nu room, fourth floor of
Angell Hall. All initiates will be ex-
pected to pay initiation fee at that
time. The initiation banquet will be
held at 6 p.m. in the Union. Prof.
James K. Pollock, of the political
science department, an Alpha Nu
alumnus, will be the speaker. Mem-
bers may make reservations by call-:
ing Marlow, 2-1095, or Groening,
Research Club will meet in Room:
2528 East Medical Building on Wed-
nesday, May 8, 8 p.m. The following
papers will be presented:
"Contemporary Sources of Infor-
mation on the First English Colony
in America, 1585," by Dr. R. G.
"A Geographical Study of Rio de
Janeiro," by Professor P. E. James.
The council will meet at 7:30 p.m.
Phi Lambda Upsilon: Important
business meeting Wednesday, May 8,
7:30 p.m., Room 303, Chemistry
Cercle Francais: The final meeting
of the year will take place Thursday,
May 9, Michigan League, 7:30 p.m.
M. Marcel Migeotte will give a short
speech on his native country, Bel-
gium. There will be entertainment
provided by the program committee.
New officers will be elected at this
time. Members are required to at-
Phi Eta Sigma Initia es: The an-
nual initiation and banquet (infor-
mal dress) will be held at the Union
Wednesday at 4:45 o'clock. You are
each asked to bring a large white
handkerchief to the ceremony. Prof.
L. A. Hopkins will be our guest speak-
Luncheon for Graduate Students.
The last luncheon of the year will
be held on Wednesday, May 8, at 12
o'clock in the Russian Tea Room of
the Michigan League Building. Prof.
Stuart Courtis, of the.School of Edu-
cation, will speak informally on "Ad-
justing Education to Social Change."
National Student League will meet
at the Union, Wednesday, May 8,
7:30. Please note change of time.
The main topics of discussion will be
the Spring Parley and the organiza-
tion of the N.S.L. All invited.
U-M Outdoor Club will hold its an-
nual spring party Saturday after-
noon and evening, May 11, at the
Sylvan Estates Country Club. At this
time the members of the council of
the club for next year will be elected.
In the afternoon there will be base-
ball, hiking, and swimming. After
the dinner and meeting at the club-
house there will be games and danc-
ing. The group will leave town about
1:30 and return after 11 p.m. Any
students interested in outdoor activi-
ties is invited. Reservations for sup-
- -Associated Press Photo.
Leland Harrison (above), formerly
of Chicago, has been nominated by
President; Roosevelt to be minister to
Rumania, a post now held by Alvin M.
Graduate I s
F or Chinese
Tsai Hwa Chiang Working
On English Composition
Book For His Homeland!
Tsai Hwa Chiang, Grad., a former'
instructor of English and education
at Fuh Tan University in Shanghai,
China, is at present engaged in re-
vising a textbook on English compo-
sition for use in Chinese schools,
it was announced recently.,
Mr. Chiang is being aided in his
work by Prof. C. D. Thorpe of the
Mr. Chiang collaborated in the
original writing of the book, entitled
"English Composition Taught and
Self-Taught," and used it for sever-
al years as a textbook for freshmen at
Fuh Tan University, until his return
to the United States to undertake
further graduate work.
The book is being written on the
so-called "number system," and has
had considerable success in China.
It it designed to meet the specific
problems confronting the Chinese
teacher of the English language, and
will be published in China upon the
author's return. -
Mr. Chiang is carrying on his grad-
uate work in the School of Education,
and expects to receive the degree of
Doctor of Philosophy in the near fu-
Ri uaian 1M.Jinister
In Home State
Miss Pemberton Victim Of
At Home Of Sister
Funeral services will be held at 3:30
p.m. today for Miss Fantine C. Pem-
berton, former superintendent of the
University Hospital School of Nursing,
who died Sunday.
Miss Pemberton ,who was 61 years
old, died at the home of her sister,
Mrs. Clare Mullett, 1312 Geddes Ave.
Cerebral hemorrhage was given as
the cause of her death.
Services will be held at the Muehlig
chapel with the Rev. Henry Lewis,
pastor of St. Andrews Episcopal
Church, officiating. Burial will be
made in Forest Hill cemetery.
Born Aug. 4, 1874, in Vandalie, Miss
Pemberton was graduated from the
University School of Nursing in 1900
and from,1915 to 1918 served as its
superintendent. During the years
1915-1920 she was a member of the
nursing service committee of the
American Red Cross. The Pember-
ton-Welsh residence for nurses here
was named after her.
In 1913 Miss Pemberton served as
president of the Mtichigan State
Nurses Association and was instru-
mental in bringing about the organ-
ization of the Michigan League for
Nursing Education. For a number of
years she was head nurse at Dr. Reu-
ben Peterson's hospital here.
Miss Pemberton had been inactive
the last several years because of ill
Shehis survived by her sister and
by a brother, James R. Pemberton,
Hut, Boesky's Gain
Immediate action was taken by the
Hut and Boesky's restaurants, to cor-
rect the conditions that resulted in
the withholding of approval by the
Health Department and they were
granted approval yesterday, accord-
ing to Dr. Lloyd R. Gates, deputy
"The two places in question," Dr.
Gates said, "cleaned up the unsani-
tary conditions over the week-end and
asked for an immediate reinspection.
The inspection was made yesterday
afternoon and they were issued
Through a typographical error, the
Michigamme Restaurant was omitted
from the list of approved restaurants
released Saturday by Dr. Gates.
Dr. Gates said any restaurant that
was not listed will be inspected some-
time this week, and cards distributed
to those that are approved. The 43
l inspected last week are in the im-
mediate vicinity of the campus, and
cater mostly to student trade.
per and transportation must be made
with James Loughman, 23677, or a
council member before Friday. Total
cost will be approximately 70 cents.
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This group includes high schools with
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Co-editors of the papers are Betty
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Under her leadership, the publication
has risen from the third class rating
it held five' years ago.
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