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'w THE MICHIGAN DAILY WE
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DNE SPAY, MAY 19, 1937

'0ld Memorials
Recall Classes
Of Past Years:
Civil War Cenotaph, Eliii
Of '69 Removed From
OrigihalPositions
If the ghosts of the Class of '55
should return from the Elysian
Fields to visit their old haunts once
more, they would find several thingsj
to recall the "good old days"; theI
President's t.esidence which was
uilt in 1841, Mason Hall, and South
Wing. They wouldn't remember Uni-
versity Hall, because, although the
two wings were built in '42 and '49,
the central part of the building was
not finished until '72.
They would have little difficulty'
hoto in recognizing the old cenotaph
den, erected in honor of Michigan men
ince who lost their lives in the Civil War,
ylla, even if it has been moved from its
She original place by the old medical
at- building on the east side of campus.
-. The broken shaft, which appeared
in the early picture of Michigan
painted in 1865 by J. F. Cropsey, isj
now located on the east side of the
Act library.
\ ota Pour Professors
The cenotaph rests on a square
gin base which has a carved stone tablet
tiall embedded in each of its sides ina
r the especial memory of four professors.
they A brief history of each of these men
Dr. is written in Latin for those who
told enjoy translations. Douglas Hough-
ton, M.D., professor of chemistry,
yat mineralogy, and geology; Samuel
Denton, medical professor; Josepht
ntrol Whiting, A.M., evangelical minister}
the and Carolus Fox, professor of agri-
leash culture are the men cited.
obile, The Class of '58 would be gratified1
trays to know that the Tappan Oak, their
class memorial, is still standing, to-t
gether with a number of the other1
trees they planted. There is a stone
S I beside the oak, on the west side of;
the General Library, with the follow-
ing inscription in it which they would
remember: "In honor of Dr. Henry
P. Tappan, then president of the U.
of M., the Class of 1858 named this
tree 'The Tappan Oak'; placed this
boulder at its foot and planted 48
trees in circles around the oak, each
meinber of the class planting a tree."
Other Class Memorials

Ace Helps First Lady Christen Plane

"The Proletarian Novel" will be
corutinued from Page n the subject of an address by Dr. Joe
- Lee Davis of the English department
cies in other cities is maintained by at the last meeting of the semester of
the Bureau so that students may be ( the Progressive Club at 8 p.m. tomor-
helped in their home cities. These row in the Union
agencies themselves call upon the Officers for next year will be elect-
Bureau for recommendations when ed and a report will be read on the
they cannot fill the calls which come University's recognition of the Club
to them from their own registrants. with the proviso that the group does
More specialized and available to I not affiliate with any national or-
business administration students is1 ganization.
the service rendered by the office of
Prof. Charles L. Jamison of the busi-
ness administration school. The IN THE LEAD !
record of this office is about 90 per
cent successful in placing all its grad- PU RITY IC E CR EAM
uates, Professor Jamison said. WIKEL DRUG COMPANY
In the engineering school an in- We Deliver Phone 3494
formal placement service is carried WeDeliver _ Phone_34_4
on by the department heads who
serve as the contact agents betweenA
industry and graduate engineers. Read Daily Classified Ads

Assisted by Capt. Eddke Rticxenbacker (left), Mrs. Franklin D. Roose-
velt christened at the Washington Airport the flagship of a new fleet
of planes which will fly between New York and the capital. The first
lady is shown with the christening bottle poised.

Dr. Piccard Will
Use Tiny Balloons
in Coming Flight
MINNEAPOLIS, May 18.-(A1)-The
surface of the stratosphere "has only
been scratched," says Dr. Jean Pic-
card. The old instruments haven't,

R.O.T.C. Unit
Review To Be
HeldMay 241
Representatives from the United
States War Department will hold an

DRUGS

recorded half of what there is to official inspection of the entire Mich-
learn. Igan unit of. the R.O.T.C. during the
Therefore, when the doctor at- week of May 24 to 28 it was an-
tempts to rise two miles into the air weekyofeMay 8 w
this summer in a basket dangling nounced yesterday.
from 80 little balloons he won't take The medical unit will hold its in-
any new instruments. spection on Tuesday, May 25. The
New Gondola Planned !other units will be judged on Thurs-
This summer's attempt only will be day and Friday. Thursday afternoon,
May 27, there will be a parade i
a test for a projected 1938 ascension wich the unit will pass in review for
that really will go places. Fifteen or the inspectoes.
20 miles up will be the goal then. And Colonel Roy C. Hefleboer, repre-
for that, Dr. Piccard will design a sentative of the Medical corps of the
new type of gondola. It will carry United States Army, will officiate in
aloft not only him but also a vast the medical inspection. Represent-
array of instruments. ing the infantry will be Major Ed-

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Northwest of Iaven hail, there is tie win usoe ;,uuu balloons 11
a big stone backed by bushes, with 1938. He thinks they will take him
lots of red in it, placed there as a three to five miles higher than man
memorial by the Class of '62. There has reached. The world record is
is another red class stone, given by 72,395 feet, established by the U.S.
the Class of '67, between Angell Hall Army-National Geographic society
and South Wing. It is placed in a balloon in 1935.
square black and white stone, and, Dr. Piccard, noted for his strato-
unless the ravages of Old Man sphere ascension work with his bro-
Weather have taken their toll, a ther Auguste, is a professor in the
chalk inscription, "Class of 1936" engineering department of the
may be seen upon it. But there is University of Minnesota. He was
some doubt as to whether the latter graduated from the Swiss Institute Qf
has been officially authorized, and it Technology at Zurich,
cannot be classified as a true land- Will Rise In June
mark as yet. The flight this summer probably
The elm tree in front of Angell will take place at Rochester, Minn., in
Hall, a gift from the Class of '69, June, he said.
has had a troublesome and turbulent Dr. Piccard refused to disclose
history. It was planted, unforgu- whether the balloons would be strung
nately, just where the University had out, one after another, or grouped in
planned to build Angell Hall. In the clusters.
spring of 1923, just before operations "Two miles is the probable limit for
vegan, it was moved to the spot where the flight with the 80 balloons," he
it is now growing, great care being said. "When I want to descend, I will
taken to protect it. Members of the cut loose enough ballons to permit me,
class for which it was a memorial I hope, to land easily."
paid for moving expenses.
APPOINTS CHAMBERS
Students Trample LANSING, May 18.--(P)-Gov.
Frank. Murphy announced today the
Arboretum Plants i appointment of George Chambers,

ward J. Rehman, and Major Robert
C. Hunter will represent the United
States Infantry Corps in the inspec-
tion. Major James L. Hutcher will
inspect the ordnance department and
Lieut-Col. James B. Haskell will judge
the signal corps.
The new colonel and lieutenant-
colonel of the unit 'will be appointed
at a parade to be held June 1.

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Telephone rate - 15c per reading line COOK to manage fraternity kitchen
three lines per insertion. next fall. State references and sal-
10% discount if paid within ten days ary. Box 21. 544
from the date of last Insertion.__________ __________
LOST AND FOUND
LAUNDIIY - -________
A POLO coat taken by mistake (I
LAUNDRY 2-1044. Sox darned. hope) at the Washtenaw Country
Careful work at a low price. Ox Club Saturday night. Notify Jeff
Baer at 3590. 545
EMIPLOYMENT WANTED LOST: Silver initialed Waterman
fountain pen Tuesday between E.
WHITE woman wants position as Med. and Union. Reward. Bud,
cook for fraternity for next year. 2-2061. 549
Box 20. 547
-FOR SALE
WANTED - ~~ -
SACRIFICE beautiful solid black wal-
-------An tnut period design dining set. An-
CLOTHING WANTED TO BUY: Any tique walnut desk. New table top
old and new suits, overcoats, at $3, gas range. 203 N. Ingalls. Phone
$5, $8, $25. LADIES' FUR COATS, 4786 548
TYPEWRITERS, OLD GOLD,) .--__.-__.____
DIAMONDS and musical instru- NEW and old books. Antiques. 202
ments. Phone Sam. 6304. 78x East Ann. 127x

Students carelessly trampling theI
flowers and plants in the Nichols Ar-
boretum have led city and Universityt
officials to ask them to be more
careful in the future.
During the past few years a num-
ber of trails have been made and
benches installed for the use of stu-
dents, according to the director of the
Arboretum, who expressed the hope
more consideration will be shown
hereafter for the flowers, of whichI
many rare specimens have been de-I
stroyed in the past through careless-
ness..
Women's Hour Bill
Passes State Senate
LANSING, May 18.-(/P)-A bill fix-
ing a maximum working week for
women and minors of six days and 48
hours was reported favorably today
by the Senate labor committee.
The measure was a substitute for
one previously passed by the House.
It contained involved rules relative to
time keeping records and forbade the
presence of affected employes on the
premises of the employer after hours.
A special provision would allow long-
er hours at certain seasons for ' the
packing industry.

mayor of the village of Mackinac
Island, as a member of the Mackinac
Island State Park Commission. He
succeeds Manfred Burleigh, of De-
troit.
937 Dramatic Season
Mat. Today 3:15
TONIGHT at 8:15
Last Times FRIDAY
Matinee and Night
Despite rumors, good
seats are available for all
performances!
HELEN CHANDLER
and BRAMWELL
A;Nt FLETCHER
in NOEL COWARD'S
Great Hit
"Toni1ght At
8:*30"
ASK ANYONE WhO
hAS SEEN iT!
Nights: at 8:15 - 75c,
$11 and s1.50. Mats. at
3:15 - S0c and 75c.
Box Ollwe Pliole 6300.

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BARGAINS in STATIONERY
HUNDREDS OF BOXES, slightly soiled, c
Originally priced up to $2.50. . . NOW . .

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