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November 06, 1937 - Image 6

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Aate Demands Japanese War Eagles Also Travel On Their Stomachs Siosson Says Press Tends To


These Japanese aviators in North China treated themselves to a hearty meal just before taking off on a
mission of bombing and death. One of Nippon's greatest problems during its current campaign in China
has been to supply warriors with food as well as ammunition. To bring supplies a great naval force is kept
busy constantly.

First Director Of Observatory
Refused A Wife For AnnArbor
President Tappan Secured accordingly returned with Tappan in
German Astronomer On1855 to take charge of the obser-
European Trip In 1852 Thus romance paved the way for
the beginning of the observatory and
By DENNIS FLANAGAN Brunnow's choice proved a fortunate
! I one, for he contributed the perfect
The choice between marrying a not- ending to the story by marrying Presi-
so-pretty German fraulein and com- ent storyn' y mr. P
ing to the "wilderness" of Ann Arbor dent Tappan's daughter.
gave the University in 1855 the direc-
tor of its first astronomical obser-
vatory. Orders Request
In 1852 several Detroit Alumni pre- e rsR qu s
sented the President of the University, Lifting O f Ban I
then Henry P. Tappan, with a fund
for the construction of an observatory. I
The prosaic details were left to him. On Liquor a e
On a trip to Europe President Tappan
contracted for some of the necessaryI
instruments and also met the noted Lansing, Nov. 5.-(P)--Three fra- I
German astronomer, Encke. ternal organizations asked exemp-
tions from a state-wide slot-machine
Tappan became interested in a ban and from a ruling of the attorney
young assistant of Encke's, one Franz general that, the liquor commission
Brunnow, and offered him the direc- may not renew club licenses for the
torship of the proposed observatory, sale of liquor by the glass in "dry"
then called the Detroit Observatory, communities.
At first Brunnow declined, with The appeal came from Fred A.
visions of the wilderness of Ann Arbor Sauer, Kalamazoo, president of the
with its meagre population of 5000. Loyal Order of Moose in Michigan;
Encke had three daughters, all of Thomas P. Gillote, Pontiac, president
them unfortunately lacking in per- of the Michigan Benevolent and Pro-
sonal beauty. He stated, without any tective Order of Elks, and M. A. C.
great subtlety, that he thought young Fox, Kalamazoo, state secretary of
Brunnow should marry one of them. the Fraternal Order of Eagles.
Brunnow chose the wastes of Amer- T.t
ica as the lesser of the two evils, and lative council to recommend the
-~- --_~~ legislation necessary to exempt "bona!
Medical Society Meeting fide" fraternal organizations from'
the restrictions at a special session
To Discuss New Drugs of the legislature which Gov. Frank
Murphy has announced he will call
Speeches will be given on "Some this winter. Members of the group
New Drugs" at thedinner meeting of said that loss of revenue from slot
the Washtenaw County Medical So- machines and from the sale of liquor
ciety at 6 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 9, in n club rooms would seriously cur-
the Michigan Union.I tail charitable programs of the or-
Dr. A. C. Curtis will talk on Sul-
phanilimid, Dr. Russell DeJong on ganizations.

31 Parties Set
A New Record
For Week-End
Dormitories, Fraternities
And Sgrorities To Give
Tea Dance And Formals
(Continued from Page 5)
radio dance from 5 to 8 p.m.
William Lord, '39, announced the
Psi Upsilon pledge formal at which
Mr. and Mrs. Elmer D. Mitchel will
act as chaperons.
Larry Morse's orchestra will play
at Sigma Nu's dance. Mr. and Mrs.
Morris P. Tilley and Mrs. Gerry Ten-
nant will be the chaperons.
Sigma Phi is holding an informal
dance for their pledges, at which the
music will be furnished by Ray Car-
ey's orchestra. Dr. and Mrs. George
Hammond and Dr. Luther Carpenter
will chaperon.
The music at the Sigma Phi Epsi-
lon pledge formal will be furnished
by the Campus Commanders. Mr.
and Mrs. Royer Schlingman and Mrs.
W. A. MacDonought, all of Detroit,
will chaperon the party, according to
Marshall Smith,'39, chairman of the
To Hold Semi-Formal Dance
Tau Kappa Epsilon is giving a
semi-formal pledge dance, which will
be chaperoned by Dr. and Mrs. N.
Sinai and Mr. and Mrs. Clair Gates.
Jack Thompson, '39, of Theta Chi,
announces their hay-ride, which is
to be followed by informal dancing
and a marshmallow roast. Mr. and
Mrs. Frank Legg will be the chap-
A radio dance will be held by Theta
Xi tonight, chaperoned by Mr. and
Mrs. B. P. Clark of Stoneboro, Pa.,
Mr. and Mrs. R. M. Gerstacker of
Cleveland, and Mr. and Mrs. L. E.
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' Goda of Rochester, . x .
Auto Club Urges Council In the afternoon Larry Morse and
To ReVote On Meters his orchestra will play for the Helen
Newberry tea dance, according to
A resolution urging the common Helen Jane Barr, '39.
council to reconsider a proposal to Mosher dormitory is holding open
establish parking meters here was house after the game, Margaret Mey-
passed Thursday night by the execu- ers, '38, announced.
tive traffic and safety divisions of
the Ann Arbor branch of the Auto-
mobile Club of Michigan. TO VISIT PHARMACY PLANT
IInstallation of parking meters in Forty pharmacy school students
the eight most congested blocks in and faculty members will entrain
downtown Ann Arbor would relieve Sunday for Indianapolis, Ind., for a
the congestion and provide adequate visit to the Eli Lilly Company, Prof.
parking space for shoppers and vis- Clifford C. Glover of the pharmacy
itors, members of the committees said. school announced yesterday.


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