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Motorists' Pennies Go For Roads
That Aren't Built, Survey Shows

cost of improvements, if there were
20 vehicles per mile per day on the
roads.
Operating and maintenance costs,
including gas, oil, tires and repairs,'
averaged 3.07 cents per mile on earth
roads, 2.17 cents on gravel and 1.44
on pavement.
These figures, released after an
article written for Michigan Alum-
nus by Professor Morrison was pub-
lished, prove even more conclusively
his statements in that discussion.
Concerning this subject, he said:
"Every plain gravel road in Mich-
igan collects a tax of about one-half
cent a mile, or more, from the owner
of every automobile which passes over
it. That is the added cost of gaso-
line, tires, and maintenance, as com-
pared with the operating costs on a
smooth pavement.

Aiumni B urea ii
Expands; Takes
Anotlier Roor
Increased work on the University
encyclopedia which is now in the pro-
cess of preparation and the innova-
tion of a special news service were
given by Wilfred B. Show, Director
of Alumni Relations, as the chief
reasons for enlarging the offices of
the Alumni Relations Bureau in Uni-
versity Hall.
The encyclopedia now has 400 ar-
ticles and a list of 200 contributors,
said Mr. Shaw, who is editing it. He
added that more work on the regular
news service which is handled by Don-
ald Anderson, '37, and the special news
service under the direction of Ruth
Dorsey which sends items about stu-
dents from their localities to Mich-
igan newspapers, had necessitated the
cutting off of the north end of the

"Every mile of earth road collects second floor of University Hall for
about twice as large a tax as the another room.
gravel roads do. One large task still
remaining to be done, therefore, is
to improve all gravel and earth roads Hatchet Is Buried
which carry a sufficient volume of .
traffic so that the annual savings due:To Aid Gooodfellows
to the better surfacing would be
greater than the cost of the improve- (Continued from Page 1)
ment."

"1 expenses w: "" e"g _____per
wile on earth roads, five cents on
ravel and three and one-half cents Halstead Conducts
n. pavement. -- a,
Compiled figures for each indivi- W JR 'Theatre Class
ual month show that expenses were I
wo. and one-fourth cents less on Dr. William Halstead of the speech
ravel and one cent less on pavement. department and his class in theatre
The average speed including stops arts come to the microphone in Mor-
>r the carriers was 14 miles per hour ris Hall at 3 p.m. today to present
n pavement and gravel and eight a half hour of selected -dramatic
riles an hour on earth roads. Esti- scenes from popular stage produc-
iating the carriers time at 50 cents tion.
n hour, the report says that the time This program is another in the
ained by the carriers on improved Amateur Theatre series. Hiram Cl-
oads will amount to a saving of two lins, '38, will do the announcing for
nd two-thirds cents per mile. the program, and Dr. Halstead will
With the cost of improving the road introduce each skit and give the cast
irfaces placed at $1,000 a mile, it of characters.
as found that the annual savings
y operators would equal the annual
Wisconsin U. Votes
angineers And Architects T( Build New Dorm
To Hear Talk On Steel Use
MADISON, Wis., Dec. 8.-(P)-The
Alexander Miller, district manager University of Wisconsin embarked
f the American Institute of Steel today on two experiments-one to
onstruction will give a lecture on the improve the student housing situa-
Backbone of Progress" to civil en- tion and another to reduce tuition
ineering and architecture students fees for out of state students with
, 4 p.m. Monday, Dec. 13 in the high scholastic standing.
ydia Mendelssohn Theatre. The Board of Regents authorized
The talk, which is to be accom- construction of two prefabricated
anied by sound movies, will deal steel housing units, costing $20,000
ith new tendencies in the use of and accommodating between 30 and
eel. 40 students each.
WANTED CHRISTMAS TREES that will sat-
isfy. Fresh hut-assorted sizes. Log
,ELIABLE lady wishes care of chil- Cabin statirn. Detroit and Division
dren afternoons and evenings. Call St. 197
4736. References. 207 ' 197
- _ __ - LOST AND FOUND
)RESSMAKING: Alteration and ---- - ---
repairing. Expert alteration of knit LOST: Black suede purse between
wear. Mrs. C. Walling, 118 E. Cath- Lincoln Ave. and I-M Building
erine. Call 4726. 133 Tuesday night. Reward. Wilma
. Steffan. 3669. 212
YPING, neatly and accurately done.
Mrs. Howard, 613 Hill St. Phone LOST: Gold link bracelet with Mich-
5244. 3x igan seal. Call 4593. 208
- -- - - - - - -- -- - -FO R R EN T
LOTHING WANTED TO BUY: Any
old and new suits, overcoats, at $3, APARTMENT: Southeast section.
$8, $25. Ladies fur coats, typewrit- Modern, 5 rooms, bath, porch, ga-
ers, old gold and musical instru- rage, heat, janitor service. Phone
ments. Ready cash waiting for you. 8507, evenings 5107. 211
Phone Sam. 6304. 2x
NOTICES
LAUNDRY -DR Sh-ppe- Week
MODERN Beauty Shoppe - Week
AUNDRY. 2-1044. Sox darned. Special Fitch or Drene shampoo and
Careful work at low prices. finger wave with lemon ring. 50c
FOR SALE _End permanent $1.00 up.
37 BUICK 40 coach. Call Dave, 8565 TYPING--Carefully and accurately
from 8:30 to 10 at night. 213 done. L. M.Heywood. 803 E. King-
_._._ sley St. Phone 8344. 106

would suspend all publicity stunts
(including the theft of pictures of
Marcia Connell to be used in the next
issue) in order to devote all his time
and energy to the Goodfellow cam-
paign. George was quick to adopt the
idea.
Goodfellow developments came so
thick and so fast yesterday that eight
Daily reporters were quite unable to
keep up with the pace, but they did
ascertain from certain persons "in
the know" that Wally Hook, fur-
coated president of Sphinx, after
emitting a blood-curdling "E-gyp-
gyp-gyp Cairo," promised the support
of his organization "even if we have
to take the Pyramids apart stone by
stone and sell them to reach the
$1,800 goal set by the Goodfellow
drive."
iFiremen Batle In Cold
To Put Out $10,000 Fire
Although city firemen battled in
20 degree cold to extinguish it, a $10,-
000 fire swept a home at 223 Crest
Ave. yesterday.
Discovery of the fire was male by
students of the Slauson school who
saw smoke from a classroom window.
The fire department was notified but
its efforts proved unavailing and the
building was almost completely de-
stroyed. Several thousand dollars
damage was done to furniture with
the building itself suffering to the ex-
tent of approximately $8,000.
ART CINEMA LEAGUE
presents
"Ordinary superlatives are
ridiculous" says
New York Times

" ETE -AL

German Dialogue-
Titles)

Eng lish

WALT DISNEY CARTOON
and Olympic Champion
Skiing Short
All Seats Reserved - Tickets ,5c
Lydia Mendelssohn Theatre
Friday and Saturday
at 8:15 p m.

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NOW

G. MIHIGA

Natines 25,
Nights .3 5c

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I~c~iance~~ a~cduty w1e07,
$ell in Ite Lth a Punc-a- Pan cc t zepn

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