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THE MICHIGAN DAILY

Varsity Debaters Experienced
In Speech, Sports And Editing

-Daily Photo by Sheeline
Five varsity debaters pictured above, out to do their best for debate j
coach Arthur Secord (extreme right), are left to right, Louis Poplinger,
'39, Jack Zuideveld, '40, Oliver Grager, '39, Robert Rosa, '39, and
Jack Shuler, '40E.
Careers Of Rosa, Shuler, on the Michigan team, Oliver Crager
CragerPolinger And ',39, debated for two years in Pon-
tiac High School. He edited the
Zuideveld Summarized school paper, "The Tomahawk," was
speaker of the House of Representa-
Michigan will have three veteran tlves, a member of the Forensic Club
ebatershdefending te affirmative and NationalhHonor Society. Crager
ide of the question, "Resolved, that has worked his way through school,
he United States should establish an i; a member of Delta Sigma Rho, and
,lliance with Great Britain" when a political, science major in the pre-'
he team invades Indiana Thursday law course. With Rosa, he will de-
nd Friday. , fend the Michigan side against the
In Robert Rosa, '39, Arthur Secord, University of Indaina next Friday.
.ebate coach, has found a debater of , On the negative team which meets
nusual ability. Starting his Michi- Ohio State here Wednesday and the
an debating career as a freshman, University of Indiana on bec. 1 will
Zosa has shared the victories of three be Jack. Zuideveld,. '40, and Louis
uccessful seasons. His argumentative Poplinger, '39. In Central High
,bility, however, was discovered be- School, Tulsa, Okla., Poplinger debat-
ore he came to Michigan. As a re- ed for two .years and won the city"
ult of four years of debating, three oratorical contest once. He was elect-
ears of extempore speaking, and ed to National Honor Society and
ne of declamation in River Rouge was on the wrestling team. At Mich-
Iigh School, he attained the Degree igan, he is .an economic major, sec-
f Distinction in the National Foren- 1ond place winner in the intra-de-
ic League. He, is also among the partmental speech contest held last
)ecalet of Leaders in this organiza- Thursday, and a member of Phi Eta
ion. Before graduation, he was Sigma and Alpha Nu, literary speech
lected to the National Honor So- societies.
dety. A transfer from Muskegon Junior
On campus, Rosa is speaker of the College, Zuideveld is working with the
3tudent Senate, president of Delta Michigan squad for hiq first year. He
>igma Rho, intercollegiate speech so- was a member of the team which took
iety, executive chairman of the Wol- the Junior College National State
erine and a member of the Progres- debating championship for the last
ive Club. Next week he will speak two years and also went out for ora-
gainst Purdue on Thursday and the tory, extempore speaking, declama-
Jniversity of Indiana on Friday. tion in both junior college and high
Jack Shuler, '40E, debated for three school, and is a member of the Na-
ears on the Pontiac High School tional Honor Society.
eam before coming to the University.
3e was a member of the Chemical-
?hysics Club and was chosen for the Attend Research Meetingj
ational Honor Society. Here, he is Dr. W. C. Olson and Dr. Byron
tmember of Sigma Rho Tau, hon- Hughes of the School of Education
,rary engineering speech society, and are tending a convention of the
Phi Eta Sigma, Freshman scholastic Society for Research in Child Devel-
ociety. opment today and tomorrow in Chi-
Starting his second and last year cago.
EVENING RADIO PROGRAMS
WJR WWj
S:00 Stevenson News 6:00 Tyson's Sports
6:30 The ,Inside of Sports 6:30 News and Music
7:00 News Comes to Life 7:00 Avalon Time
7:30 Joe E. Brown 7:30 WWJ Children's Playhouse
8:00 -Johnny Presents 8:00 Quaker Varieties
8:30 Professor Quiz 8:30 Fred, Waring
9:00 4 Stars Tonight9:0VNPl
9:30 Saturday Night Serenade 9:30 American Dances
0:00 Your Hit Parade 10:30 NBC Feature
1:00 News 11:010 Palm Beach Cafe Orchestr'a
1:30 Ch Baum's, Orchestra 11:30 Hotel Statler Orchestra
22:00 Joe venuti''s Orchestra
230 k Barres Orchestra 12:00 Webster Hall Orchestra
1:00 Joaquin Gill's Orchestra
1:30 Will Osborne's Orchestra
6:00 Gene Erwin's Orchestra
WXYZ 6:30 Saturday Revue
6:00 Day in Review 7:00 Celtic Ceilidl
6:30 Daily Sports Column 7:30 Will Osborne's Orchestra
:00 Town Talk 8:00 John Philip Sousa Memorial Program
7:30 Rendezvous With Ricardo 8:30 Jacques Renard's Orchestra
B:00 Int'l Dance Exchange 9:00 National League Hockdy
B:30 To be announced 9:30 Hollywood Whispers
9:00 Bsarn Dance 10:30 Col. Merriwether's Minlistrel
3:00 NBC Symphony-Toscanini 11:00 Canadian Club Repoiter
1:30 Dick Todd 12:00 Dick Barrie's orchestra
2*00 'Toni Gentry Orchestra 12:30 Bob Crosby's Orchestra
2:30O Wayne King orchestraf 1:00 Dawn Patrol

Faculty Plans I
"Michigan Day'
Discusses Banquet Next,
Year And Broadcast
Plans for a nation-wide alumni
celebration of "Michigan Day" March
18, 1939, the 102nd anniversary of]
the Ordinance of 183'7 creating the
Board of Regents, are being discussed
by a newly organized committee un-
der Prof. Carl G. Brandt, chairman
of the English department in the Col-
lege of Engineering.
The committee hopes that radio
timle may be allotted for the celebra-
tion and that the broadcast originat-
ing from a banquet here would be na-
tional in scope. Possible entertain-
rnent may be furnished in the form
of dramatic sketches, a band recital
and a few songs by the glee club. The
program will be "in keeping with'the
idea of a birthday party," Professor
Brandt said.
Others appointed to the committee
by President Ruthven are Prof. Waldo
A. Abbot, director of broadcasting,
Prof. Robert B. Hall of the geography
department, Prof. Herbert A. Ken-
yon, director of the Lydia Mendels-
sohn theatre, Dr. Charles A. Sink,
president of the School of Music, and
T. Hawley Tapping, general alumni
secretary.
Survey Lists Rural
Problen Children
Rural schools reported nearly twice
as many problem children as schools
in small cities and towns according
to a survey conducted by University
sociologists in Branch county recent-
ly.
Of 3,363 children enrolled in the
schools covered by the survey, 401, or
11.9 per cent, were listed by their
teachers as problem children. Of 1,109
children in country schools, 191, or
17.2 per cent were listed as "malad-
justed." In the urban schools, 210,
or 9.3 per cent, of 2,254 boys and girls
were problem cases.
During the course of the survey,
Charles D. Braidwood, research fel-
low of the Michigan Child Guidance
Institute of the University, collected
reports from 126 of Branch county's
195 school teachers.
Election Costs Lower
The average cost per vote to Ann
Arbor this election was 3.6 cents low-
er than the cost of the September
balloting, and .1 cent lower than
that of the November, 1936 election,
it was r6vealed yesterday. The cost
is figured on the basis of wages for
clerks hired.

Perfect Specimen
Of Petrified Tree
Found By Botanist
What may prove to be 'a perfect
specimen of a petrified tree trunk of
the Pennsylvania Age was found by
Dr. Chester A. Arnold of the botany
department while searching for bot-
anical relics near South Park, Colo-
rado last summer.
The material in the valley near
South Park does not contain any
coal, but is at the bottom of a thick
black shale region. Solidified rocks
which provide specimens for the
botanists are found strewn over the
surface of the valley which is about
100 miles wide. This valley was be-
lieved to have been swamp region at
one time with hot springs running
into it which carried in mineral mat-
ter. This mineral matter penetrated
the plant cells and crystallized, leav-
ing the fossil structure.
Severe rain and hail storms were
encountered on the trip of Dr. Arnold
into this region. The mornings were
beautiful, but by noon dark clouds
surrounded the mountain peaks, and
in the early afternoon, collecting was
over. The rains reached flood stage
several times during his stay.
Dr. Arnold found the specimen
some distance from an open road in
the midst of an area strewn with t
debris from a recent flood. In this !
circumstance, he had to carry the
75 pound rock on his back to the car.
While the pith and phloem, softer I
part of the tree found in the center
and outside o? the trunk, have been
rotted away, cells of the xylem or
main portion of the trunk may be
distinctly seen under a microscope.
"This discovery is unusual," said
Dr. Arnold, "first because very little
plant material of the Pennsylvania
Age has come from the western states,
and second, it is rarely that we find
petrified material of that age in such
quantities."

Recession' Has Not Affected
Local Women'sClothing Sales
(Editor's Note: This is the third in a buy clothing pretty much regardless
series of articles on current business of current economic conditions.
conditions in Ann Arbor.)ofcretcnmicndins
August was reported as having been
By MORTON CARL JAMPEL the best in 10 years, and September
Lending a more encouraging note l the best in four years. Having got-
to the local business outlook, wom- ten off to such a high start the local
en's clothing shops report a compara- clothiers expected a tremendous busi-
tively good season. ness in October, which is usually
Almost unanimously the women's their peak month, but instead noth-
shops report business as good. Several ing developed. . However, compared
have been slow during October, chief- to figures of last year this fall has
ly because of the absence of coat not been a bad season for these stores.
warm weather. But generally in this One store that reported its entire
business which was, caused by the business "a flop" for the fall season
field the figures show that women, attrihted the loal sitiiatinn tn gen-

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