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TUESDAY, DEC. 1, 1939

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Library Compares With Best
In Spite Of Curtailed Funds
Dr. Bishop Says University St a t e Mourns
Gets Along As Well As
Larger Institutions Green's Death;

First Of Museums D
Broadcasts Today
The first of a series of six "Ac-
ualit:; Broadcasts" on the Univearsity TUESDAY, DEC. 1, 1936
Museums will be given from 2 to 2:30 VOL. XLVII No. 55
p.m. today over station WJR, De-
The progr dn, which is to be en- Dedicaiion of the Baird Carillon:
tirely extemporaneous, will try to Members of the faculty and their
bring out through an interview be- families, students, and the public
tween Prof. Waldo Abbott, director of generally are cordially invited to at-
the broadcasting service, and Dr. Carl tend the exercises to be held in Hill
1E, Guthe, director of the University Auditorium at 4:30 p.m., Friday, Dec
Museums. the general characteristics 4 at which the Charles Baird Caril-
of the University Museums and its .on will be dedicated. While a limit-
educational functions. Short descrip- eonumberdodicaldnWiaim -r
tions of various sections of the Mu- ed number of official invitations are
seums will be given as the microphone being issued, the University takes
is carried from one point to another. this method of inviting the Uni-

gncers: Mid-semester reports for
grades below C are now on file and
open to inspection in the office of
the assistant dean, Room 259, West
Engineering Bldg.
University Lecture: In commem-
oration of the 400th anniversary of
the death of Erasmus, Prof. Albert
Hyma, of the department of history,j
will speak on the subject "Erasmus
and the making of Modern Civiliza-
tion" at 4:15 p.m., Tuesday, Dec. 8,
in the Natural Science Auditorium.
The public is cordially invited.
Illustrated Lecture: "Persian-
Islamic Architecture" will be given
by Dr. Mehmet Aga-Oglu on Wed-
nesday, Dec. 2, at 4:15 p.m. in Room

D, Alumni Memorial Hall, Open to
the public.
Mr. Edward C. Molina, of the Bell
Telephone Laboratories in New York
City, will lecture on the subject
"Probability in Engineering," Tues-
day, Dec. 8, at 4:15 p~m., in the WNest
Physics.Lecture Room. The public
is cordially invited.
Photographs of Persian-Islamic
Architecture exhibited by the Re-
search Seminary in Islamic Art, In-
stitute of Fine Arts. Open to the
public daily from 9 to 5 p.m.; Sun-
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Ites At onia
Thousands To Pay Tribute
To Well-Known Former
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to a successful career in business and
in public life.
"This University joins the rest of
the state in mourning the loss of an

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Carl Hubbs, curator ofV the Fish1 varsit omnt n iieso
Car Hubscurtorof he ishAnn Arbor to attend the exercises.
Division, Museum of Zoology, will be Whed etona fethe secion
interviewed on the next program., Wireservex ofcpial guestalseton
Later broadcasts in the series,reevdfroicagusalsat
which will be given every week while in the auditorium will be available
the University is in session until Jan- for occupancy, and after 4:20 p.m. ne
uary 26, will describe the various di- reserved seats will be held.
visions of the Museums in greater de- -
tail. Sophomore, Junior and Senior En-


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of dancing. Teachers
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Terrace Garden Studio
Second Floor
Wuerth Theatre Bldg.

...and after the show or before-
DANCE (Free )
and EAT
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"At the Sign of the Clock"

Library. Approximately $20,000 of energeic, inepenent anaaways
the total fund, according to Dr. public-minded leader."
Bishop, is used for book-binding. Green's rise in the political and1
"Compared with Yale, with its business world was as colorful as his
much larger appropriation, "we've actual career. After working his way
held up pretty well." Dr. Bishop de- through the Michigan law school, he
clared. "Of course," he said, "we served in the Spanish-American War,
have had to cut, and cut deeply, in ending with a lieutenant's commis-
many places, and I look forward to sion. Before 1907 he had become
the time when we will again have head of the Thwaite Furniture Com-
our former funds available, and even pany in Ypsilanti.
more. Mayor Of Ionia'
The General Library has slightly He served as mayor of Ionia, where
unde 1,000.000 volumes, Dr. Bishop he later moved his furniture factory,
explained, while Yale has 2,000,000 for 13 consecutive terms, and the
and Harvard 4,000,000. Support of closing of the schools of that city for
the large Eastern universities' li- the funeral tomorrow is indicative of
oraries has been managed largely the regard in which he was held
through gifts of alumni, Dr. Bishop 1 there. Although he early became a
pointed out. "And while our alumni wealthy man, he usually was found
have been very kind, contributions
here do not approach those at Har- on the liberal side of the Republican
vard and Yale," he said. "Those in- party, to which he always, above all
stitutions have much larger trust else, remained loyal. He followed
funds, also." Theodore Roosevelt under the banner
Thetrds, fnsatof the Bull Moose, but returned to
The trust funds of the University the party fold to become a stateI
of Michigan include $1,000 given by
the class of 1920; $18,000 from the G.O.P. leader.
Bates fund; $10,000 from the Coyle In 1926, when the Republican
fund; $20,000 from the Ford-Messer leaders were looking for a man to.
fund; and $20,000 from the Silas! defeat Alex Grossbeck in his race for
Wright Dunning fund. a fourth term, they picked Fred
Green as the one man in the state to
do the job. His wide friendship, to
oo co says which he added by staging one of the
most thorough campaigns in Michi-
gan political history, won him a sur-
e ilResu me prising victory, and he was easily
relcuted in two years. Chief among
*ismfetis chief executive were his
°T ieterary W or ki cos x v
Lier ry W o I completion of Groesbeck's extensive
________road building program, his virtual
(Cotinued from Page 1) {forcing of a criminal codification
( ---dr Pg)through the legislature and far-
bad in England," he said. "When I reaching conservation measures.
docked at Southampton at least 20 Was Well-Liked
reporters met me at the boat-I don't Green was not an astute man. But
know why-and asked all sorts of his personality and his ability to
questions. One story commenced make people like him more than made
with samples of my wit, and this is up for that. In the past two years
typical of the samples: I'm too fat to or so, he seemed to have fallen by
get in line'." the wayside, to have lost his influ-
In Japan they are the worst, the ence and interest in public affairs.
wi h T eBut it was less than six months ago
writer thinks. There were 40 of them that a poor woman, who had once
that swarmed about him on his ar- known Green, was looking for a job
rival there. "One good thing about for her son. The boy tried and tried,
it is that I couldn't read what they but without success, The mother
said." turned to Green, who drove down to
Autograph hunters are pests, ac- Lansing, found some friends to slap
coi'ding to him. on the back and in 24 hours the boy
Peering through his great horn- was working for the State of Mich-
rimmed spectacles which lent him the igan.
look of a wise old owl, he said, "Amer- Fred Green was lauded, and he was
icans have the illusion that an au- revilecL But the wide respect and
thor's signature increases the value admiration, even love, that he did
of a book. They send me copies clear win, came from his willingness al-
across the continent for my name to ways to go the utmost for a friend.
be inscribed on the flyleaf. A great--
nuisance." He sighed wistfully. such a collection. I can gather to-
He intends bringing out a second gether piecesas goodbut that'sbnot
"Woollcott's Reader" within the next what I'm after. I want them to be
year. "But I'll never do a third," he good but unknown.
assured us. "Just one more." Look- He emptied the silver coffee pot,
ing through the leaded windows into drank the last cup, as he had the rest,
the far distance, he remarked, "It'll without sugar or cream, and asked
be a difficult task to again assemble what time it was. "My friend, Pro-
_,_,__ _ _ _ fessor Brandt, is to call for me. I am
to put on a show for one of his
D ® classes." At the Union checkroom he
handed over his brass check, re-
j ceived his black topcoat, and then
--!said goodbye. The last we saw of
TYPEWRITERS, OLD GOLD, and him he was seated by the elevator in
musical instruments. Phone Sam, his broad-brimmed black plush hat,
6304. 78x with his cane on one knee. His eyes
seemed to twinkle as he marked pas-
LAUNDRY sages in a small volume, presumably
to read to Professor Brandt's speech
LAUNDRY 2-1044. Sox darned. class.
Careful work at a low price. 6x He left yesterday afternoon for De-
troit where he will talk tonight.





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