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-TT E IHEAN DXTEY

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 17, 1935

To Speak Tomorrow

Woted Indian
Editor To Give
Lecture Here
P. Kodanda Rao, former pupil of
Mahatama Gandhi during his cam-
paign in behalf of the untouchables,
will speak here Nov. 23-24 as a guest
of Indian students of the University.
Mr. Rao is editor of the publication
"Servants of India" and is private
secretary to the Rt. Hon. V. S. Srini-
vass, ardent champion of national-
autonomy for India. During the
years 1934-35, Rao was a Carnegie
Scholar in the Department of Race
Realtions at Yale University.
According to a letter from Mr.j
Gandhi, Rao has been one of the sec-
retaries of round tables upon political
and social questions in South Africa,
Central Africa, India, and London.
Rao has recently been lecturing at
universities in Canada and U. S. in
which he has been introduced by the
Canadian Institute of International
Affairs and the American Institute of
International Education.

Power House

Classified Directory

LOST AND FOUND

LOST: Black overcoat -white buck
gloves in pocket. Alpha Delt house.
Call Wm. Warner, 4017. Reward.
112

TEAM STATISTICS
Mich.
First Downs

Minn.I

By rushing..........3 12
By passing .......... 2 1
Through penalties .. ..1 0
6 13

Yards gained
By rushing
By passing

from scrimmage
...........99
..........35
134

Passes
Attempted .......... 6
Completed .......... 3
Yards lost by penalties .15
Punts ................11
Average yardage . . . .45
Return of punts, average
yardage ........ 4
Fumbles ..............0

432
45
487
4
2
50
6
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Rear Admiral Richard E. Byrd,
who will speak on his second Ant-
arctic Expedition at 8:30 p.m. to-
morrow in Hill Auditorium on the
program of the Oratorical Associa-
tion.

New Pamphlet Lists 500 Books
For, College Men And Women

By ARTHUR A. MILLER.
If one has ever mulled about in a
library or book store, opened covers,
scanned titles and has finally slipped
out confused as to what to read, a
list of 500 books compiled by three
members of the English department
will probably serve him as a guide to
systematic and planned reading. 1
"Five Hundred Books For College
Men and Women" is a pamphlet re-
cently published by Prof. Clarence
D. Thorpe, Carlton F. Wells and Dr.
Theodore Hornberger.
The idea of a list of necessary read-
ings is not new. This recent one is a
revision and an enlargement of a
group of selections published by the
English department in 1926, accord-
ing to Mr. Wells, but it is not often
that the following statement is ad-
hered to.
Dos Possos, Dreiser Included
The authors write, ". . . . consid-
eration has been given to what is
representative and readable as well
as to what is traditionally import-
ant." And it appears that there has
been more than a perfunctory effort
to include titles of books whose merits
are still not completely agreed upon
and whose advent is recent.
Besides the usual library -fixtures
like Plutarch, Pepys, Carlyle, John
Stuart Mill, Tolstoi, Homer, Virgil,
Horace and Ovid, works which are
more likely to be read by the student
are included.
There is Willa Cather, for instance,
Jack London, Theodore Dreiser, Sin-
clair Lewis and Hemingway, Joyce,
Dos Passos and Anderson.
Students Comment On List
These are naturally listed under
the fiction headline but there is Lud-
wig Lewissohn included under "Bio-
graphy, William James under "Let-
ters and Diaries," T. E. Lawrence
under "Travel," Max Beerbohm in
the 'Essays' columns and Robert Frost
and Carl Sandburg under "Poetry."
In an interview, Mr. Wells bore out
the direction of the pamphlet's fore-
word when he said that since the list
was compiled for students, it would
be revealing if their views on the
work were presented.
The following is the opinion of a
senior in the sociology department.
"The compilers of this list have
been successful in attaining their
much-qualified end which is set
forth in the introduction. The sole
fatlt of the work lies in the tacit
assumption that college men or wom-
en of 1935 are being removed from
the seething cauldron of social forces,
and consequently are not interested in
reading of their own historical era.
Else what could have prevented them
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from mentioning Zola's "Germinal,"
Upton Sinclair's "Boston," Henri
Barbusse's "Under Fire," John
Strachey's "Coming Struggle for
Power," Heywood Broun's "It Seems
to Me" and Lewis Mumford's "Tech-
nics and Civilization," while including
such socially insignificant as "An-
thony Adverse," "The Good Earth,"
and "The Bridge of San Luis Rey"?"
Another comment is from a pre-
medical student.
$2.50 Top Price Of Books
"In my opinion the list of 500 books
for college students is woefully out of
balance. There is far too much fic-
tion and not enough of the sciences,
the arts, (especially music) and
philosophical works. The list in-
cludes "Robinson Crusoe" and
"Treasure Island," but nowhere is
mention made of the famous experi-
ments of Gregor Johann Mendel, or
of Voltaire's "Zadig." The list seems
to have omitted many of the signifi-
cant foreign works especially Zola's
"Verite" and "Lourdes," while
Feuchtwanger is not even men-
tioned."
These responses are from students
of different interests. The authors
of the pamphlet, however, seem to
have anticipated this, for they warn,
" ... the compilers make no claim to
completeness."
Other individuals included in the
modest survey issued criticisms which
were seldom similar, and it was the
usual to have selected additions more
or less related to their fields of in-
terest.
But for those of any calling there
is one attractive feature about the
compilation. No volume in the list
costs more than $2.50 and none less
than 50 cents. In this connection Mr.
Wells stated that the list will es-
pecially suit those who "spend less
than $25.00 a year for books."

INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS
Michigan Carried Ball Avr. Gain
Everhardus .........11 4
Renner .............1 0
Sweet .............. 7 7
Aug ................1 4
Barclay ............. 1 1
Campbell ........... 1 3
Minnesota
Beise..............12 5
Thompson ..........17 5
Roscoe .............15 31/2
Uram ...............11 17
Rork ...............3 1
Gmitro .............7 7
Rennix .............1 2
School Of Music
Elections Held
Charlotte Whitman of Ann Arbor,
was elected president of the senior
class of the School of Music in the
elections last week. Miss Whitman
is a member of Delta Delta Delta and
Sigma Alpha Iota.
Anne Farquar, of Alexandria, Va.,
a member of Mu Phi Epsilon was
elected vice-president and Ralph
Matthews of Attlesboro, Mass., was
elected secretary. Matthews is presi-.
dent of Phi Mu Alpha, and a member
of Alpha Epsilon Mu. Marshall Sleet,
of New Haven, Ind., was elected treas-
urer. He is a member of Phi Mu
Alpha.
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FOR SALE
FOR SALE: 1934 Buick-67. Sedan,
low mileage, fender wells, trunk
rack, radio, heater, one owner car,
in perfect condition. Will consider
trade and give terms to responsible
party. Call owner 2-3268. 110
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FOR SALE: Beautiful genuine fur
coat. Size 14 to 16. 720 Haven.
111
LAUNDRY
STUDENT HAND LAUNDRY: Prices
reasonable. Free delivery. Phone
3006. 6x
LAUNDRY 2-1044. Sox darned
Careful work at low price. ix
NOTICES
AFTER extensive remodeling the Col-
onial Inn will re-open Saturday,
November 16. Special attention
given to luncheon and dinner
parties. 109
STATIONERY: Printed with your
name and address. 100 sheets, 100
envelopes. $1.00. Many styles.
Craft Press, 305 Maynard. 9a
THESE PICTURES WILL BE
INVALUABLE IN A FEW
YEARS -'- -
Not long ago, in her own home, I
nade a dozen pictures of a dear old
lady at her daily round - reading,
sewing, knitting, washing dishes, etc.
Does this suggest anything to you?
SWAIN
Home Photographer
Phone 2-1924 713 East University

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PROFESSIONAL SERVICES
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Moved across the street to 1114
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Special on all permanents. Strictly
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MAC'S TAXI - 4289. Try our effi-
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FOR RENT
LOVELY 3-room apartment for rent.
Completely furnished, with garage.
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Today - Mon. - Tues.
GUY STANDING
"ANNAPOLIS FAREWELL"
KAY FRANCIS
"GOOSE AND THE GANDER"
"Greatest Crime"
Loyal Order of Moose short subject.
Wed. - Thurs.
"MURDER IN THE FLEET"
and
"WITHOUT REGRET"

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difference.
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THE C RUS -E

LORETTA YOUNG - HENRY
Ian Keith " Katherine DeMille " C. Aubrey Smith
Alan Hale . C. Henry Gordon and a
A Paramount Picture
SEE knights in armor, war galleys
catapults, bowmen, men-at-arms,
locked in merciless conflict with Islam I

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cast of 10,000

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SEE the paradies harem of Saladin,
oriental despot, where Richard's

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