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Alice C._LloydTo SpeakAt Orientation Lecture

Eastern Guest
To Terminate

Lecture

Series

Dr. Clover Tells Exciting Story
Of Nevills Scientific Expedition\
Twenty Foot Waves, Huge between 1,000 and 6,000 feet deep.
Rapids, Overturned Boat Sheer walls of rock made the river
SSi completely inaccessible by land. On
the other hand, rescue by water after
By ANN vICARY the expedition was more than three
Murmurinpr h, rysx tat. days out was equally improbable

Weekly Lecture At League
For Freshmen Women
To Start October 12
Dean Alice C. Lloyd will speak at

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Nevills Expedition caused the world

the first Orientation lecture to be held
at 5 p.m. today in the Lydia Mendel-
ssohn Theatre of the League. Miss
Lloyo .ill talk on thc subject, "Col-f
lege Conauct," which will include a
discussion of social usage and con-
duct on the Michigan campus.
Prof. Bennett Weaver of the Eng-
lish department will be the speaker
for the second lecture of the Orien-
tation series' to be held Oct. 12. Hisa
topic will be "Personality."
Mrs. Dunbar To Speak
For the final lecture. Oct. 19, Mrs.
Katharine Dunbar of Katharine
Gibbs secretarial college, Boston, will
discuss the question, "Why Come to
College," and give placement infor-
mation concerning women's occupa-
tions.

considerable anxiety whe it disap-
peared in the midst of its 42 day trip,
Dr. Elzada Clover launched the dis-

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Attendance at the lecture series will
be compulsory for freshmen women,
Marcia Connell, '39, chairman of Or-
ientation, announced yesterday. Per-
feet attendance will be rewarded by
League points. Orientation advisers
have been asked to meet their groups
before the lecture today and to take3
attendance.
Leader Praises Lectures
"We feel the lectures will be of
genuine interest," Miss Connell said.,
Speakers of last year's lecture se-
ries were Miss Lloyd, Professor Weav-
er, Angelene Maliszewski, '38, and
Margaret Ferries, '38. The Orienta-
tion lectures were followed by "How
To Study" lectures for freshmen. They
were given by faculty members dur-
ing the first semester. .
Fraternity To Meet Oct. 5
Alpha Kappa Psi fraternity will
hold its first professional meeting for
this semester Wednesday, Oct. 5 at
8 p.m. at the chapter house. Mr. Neal
Staebler, local coal and oil merchant
will deliver the first of a series of
lectures.
Business 'Administration students
and Economics majors are invited.
Alumni from Detroit and professors in
the Business Administration school
are expected to attend.

cwssion of the trip on which she was1
accompanied by Miss Lois Jotter.
Both Z-. clover and Miss Jotter are
members of the faculty of the Univer-
sitys botanical department.
Though a purely scientific expedi-
tion, and a very successful one at
that, the trip itself provided 'many
experiences to reminisce about-20-
foot waves which challenged the
strength and skill of the scientists as
they ran the successive rapids in small
boats, scenery whose -beauty of color
and outline was etched in the minds
of those who saw it, whimsical mem-
ories of sand in cold cream jars and
pancake flour, supposedly sugar, in a
batch of penoche candy--these were
the things Dr. Clover and Miss Jot-
ter mentioned.
Dangerous Rapids No Barriers
True to the best scientific tradition,
the group was carefully prepared for
the dangers and hardships which lay
before them. The trip was meticulous-
ly studied, the carefully balanced
menu planned in advance, and food
was packed in grain sacks with pro-
visions for two days in each sack.
Cameras and a plant press formed
the bulk of their equipment in ad-
dition to regular camping necessities.
A major portion of the danger lay
in running the rapids which were met
almost every day. Before attempting
to make the run the travelers always
stopped to study the situation, and
Dr. Clover described-one experience
when it was decided to send the boats
through with as few men as possible,
the others going over-land. "Over-
land" in this case meant up a high
cliff and across on a narrow ledge
which. sloped down toward the sheer
side of the cliff to rock and the river
below.
Food Insufficient For Delay
Health was at a premium in a
situation where disability would mean
a trip of 40 impossible miles for a
rescue crew. Those 40 miles separat-
ing the river from the road where
miles of mountains divided by gorges

though not impossible.
Since it was necessary to economize
on space and weight the food carried
' was adequate, but no :lowances were
made fr delays. For this reason bo-
tanical specimens were collected at
the camping spots, and when stops
were made for lunches, butthere were
no extended delays for that purpose.
Perfect Health Emphasized
The only minor casualty of the trip
occurred when one of the boats turned
over. No one was hurt, nor the food
damaged except for a box of Grape-
Nuts, which were spread out to dry.
For a few days the members of the
expedition ate Grape-Nuts in little
hard nuggets.
The drinking water was obtained
from the river itself. and when there
was time the water was permitted to
stand in order to let the silt settle to
the bottom.
In closing the interview Dr. Clover
emphasized the major importance of
perfect health in undertaking such a
trip, and added, "We must also have
the quality of being able to face the
next wave with a shrug, and not let
it bother you."
Require Eligibility Slips
Of Independent Women
All independent women on cam-
pus interested in Assembly affairs
must get eligibility cards from the
office of the Dean of Students, and
have them signed by Betty Jane
Mansfield, '39, Assembly president,
Miss Mansfield announced yester-
day.
She will be in her office in the
Undergraduate ffices of the League
from 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. today,
from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. tomorrow,
and from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. Friday.
All independent women are
urged to do this, for participation
in any Assembly function during
the year will require an activity
card.

Announce Date
'Women's Club

Cozy

Companions

for your night life"

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ROBES
Famous "Linda" flannels (exclu-
sive with us)- wrap-around styles
with swirl skirts and double-
breasted styles with lots of zip!
$8.95 to $12.95. New woolies and
suede knits with zippers and bright
embroidery - $5.95 to $16.95.
"Barbizon" tailored satin models
at $6.00 with matching pajamas-
also $6.00.
Bed Jackets
"ute as a bug's ear - new suede
knits by "Linda" in pastel shades
with bright embroidery!r $6.95.
Pajamas
Go truckin' off to bed in a pair of
collegiate print satins! Plain silks
and satins too, and warm flannels
-some sleepers with flannel feet!
$1.95 and $2.95.
Gowns
Highest honors in any dorm! Lacy
and tailored, satins and crepes,
collegiate patterns and plain.
"Barbizon" gowns too! $1.95 to
$7.95.

The date of the Faculty Women's
Club reception has been set for Nov.
2, Mrs. H. Marvin Pollard, chairman
of the committee, announced yester-
day.
The reception, which will be held
at the Michigan League, is the first
affair of the club's new season, and
will be followed by a series of dances
to be given throughout the winter.
he succeeding dances, the first of
which will be a harvest dance, will
be held in the Ballroom of the League.
Movies Show Circus Life
Mr. Ralph Hunter of Detroit, Sun-
day entertained Kappa Delta Rho
and its guests with a showing of his
private collection of movies taken be-
hind the scenes at circuses for the
past five years.
To Celebrate Anniversary
Ann Arbor members of Lambda Chi
Omega, national business women's
sorority, celebrated the ninth anni-
versary of their chapter Monday night
at a dinner at the Michigan League.
Installation of new officers were also
held at that time.

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