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&UE EiGHT THE MICHIGAIN DAILY

FRIDAY, MAY 14, 1937

Killed In Gun Battle

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Professorial Calm

-- Associated Press Photo
Robert Moore, 57 years old, of
Avoca, Ia., who was killed by a
deputy sheriff after he had shot
and wounded a night marshal in a
gun fight resulting from Moore's re-
fusal to permit officers and a
psysician to enter his home to ex-
amine his children, believed suf-
fering from smallpox.
Penn Literature
Professor Here
To TalkToday
Prof. Edward Sculley Bradley,
teacher of American literature at the'
University of Pennsylvania and an
authority on contemporary drama
and poetry, will speak on "Poetry and
Revolt in' Post-War America" at 4:15
p.m. today in Room 1025 Angell Hall.;
According to Prof. Morris P. Tilley,
of the English department, Professor
Bradley has long had a vital interest
in modern drama and is the author
of a biography of the playwright
Boker, entitled "George Henry Boker,
Poet and Patriot." He has done a
great deal of writing on American lit-
erature, Professor Tilley said, and is a.
frequent lecturer in the East.
Professor Bradley has been con-
nected with the University of Penn-
sylvania for many years, Professor
Tilley added, .and is in close touch
with the New York theatre.
GRADUATION HOUR POSTPONED
The hour of graduation scheduled
at 6 p.m. June 19, will be postponed
to 6:30 p.m. further to avoid the heat
of day, it was announced yesterday
by Dr. Frank E. Robbins, assistant to
President Alexander G. Ruthvei.

Ten Proorarns
1he Choral Union concert series.
to be given next year in 10 concerts,'
from October to March, will againl
'ring learling artists and organiza-
Vns from the world of music to Ann
Arbor.
Nine of the 10 programs have been7
et already, according to Charles A.
Sing, president of the School of Mu-
iic. The Cleveland symphony, con-
ducted by Arthur Rodzinski, the Bos-
ton symphony, conducted by Serge1
Koussevitzky, a Finnish chorus, four
instrumental soloists and two vocal-t
ists will comprise next year's program.
Serge Rachmaninoff, pianist, will
open the series on Oct. 22, with the1
lleveland symphony coming Nov. 9.1
Richard Crooks, tenor, will be the
attraction on Nov.' 19. Fritz Kreisler,
violinist, is to appear Nov. 29, and the
Boston symphony is scheduled for a
concert Dec. 8.
Ruth Slencynski, 12 year old pi-
anist, will play here after the holi-
days on Jan. 10, and will be followed
by the Helsinki Chorus, directed by
Martti Turenen, on Jan. 18.
Gina Cigna, soprano, is scheduled I
for a recital, Jan 28, with the Feb. 9
date yet to be filled.
The concluding concert of the se-
ries will be given March 1 by Georges
Enesco, violinist.
Airship Designer
To Discuss Crash
Ralph H. Upson, airship designer
now living in Ann Arbor, will de-
liver a public lecture on "Lessons of
the Hindenburg Disaster" at 4 p.m.
today in Room 1043, East Engineering
Building.
Mr. Upson will consider the choice
of fireproofing the airship or using
a fireproof gas and will discuss some
"authoritative information he has re-
ceived from Washington," according
to Burdell L. Springer of the aero-
nautical engineering department.
PICKET THEATRES
NEW YORK, May 13.-P)-Seven-
ty-five orderly pickets paced the side-
walks under the Marquees of 21 movie
theatres in the Times Square area
during tonight's rush hour. Please do
not patrionize this theatre and help
us win the Hollywood strike, said
placards worn by members of the
Brotherhood of Painters and Decora-
tors.
0. D. Morrill
HEADQUARTERS
PARKER INK
314 South State Dial 6615

By ALBERT MAYIO phone engineer. All the 550 or so
If you aren't an engineer you prob. phones in the campus buildings are
ably don't know where the telephone connected to the campus "house
exchange is-and probably don't care, cable" by means of smaller "house;
But a noise which resembles a hybrid cable legs" which consist of as many
of a pneumatic drill, trip-hammer pairs of double wires as there are
and delicate Maxim can be heard at phones in each building. These "legs,"
any time on the first floor of the West according to Mr. Kraft, are connect-
Engineering Building, gently indicat- ed directly to terminal boxes in the
ing to the listener the site of the cen- basements of the buildings, and from
tral campus exchange. them are divided into groups leading
The exchange is a sort of dictator, to every floor. Smaller terminal boxes
though, at that, for through it all on each floor further divide the wires
ingoing, outgoing and inter-campus to the separate phones.
communication is directed. It is con- The "house cable" and main trunk
nected with the outside by a trunk cable leading to the outside, Mr. Kraft
cable which connects with the main said, are cross connected with inter-
telephone exchange of the city, ac- changeable "jumper wires" which can
cording to J. Harold Kraft, Bell tele- be changed to control the traffic from

one trunk line to another within the Weather Forces Delay
"house cable."Dea
All incoming calls from the outside Of M.S.C. Celebration
are handled manually by an operator EAST LANSING, May 13.--UP)-A
who is on duty 24 hours of the day. 'light rain that fell this afternoon
All outgoing calls, Mr. Kraft ex- caused postponement of a celebration
plained, are handled automatically by
the dialing unit which connects with to mark the 80th anniversary of the
the downtown office. Intercommuni- founding of Michigan State College.
cation is likewise automatic. The ceremony will be held tomor-
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rower or operatngL ne unL it s sup- row.
plied by storage batteries which are Students will be dismissed from
charged with direct current. Mr. Kraft classes in time to attend a general
pointed out, and in case the power convocation on the college campus,
supply of the city were to be cut off where President Robert S. Shaw and
the batteries would be able to operate E. L. Anthony, dean of the agricul-
the campus exchange from 24 to 36: tural division of the college will make
hours. brief addresses.

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