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THE- MICHIGAN DAILY SATURDAY, NOV. 26, 19 8

Second River
Trip Revealed
By Dr. Clover
Michigan Woman Botanist
Had Narrow Escape
On Colorado
By ETHEL Q. NORBERG
Flcod waters raging down Bridge!
Canyon nearly spelled disaster for Dr.
Elzada U. Clover of the botany de-
partment on her trip to Rainbow
Bridge last August, she revealed yes-
terday.
Dr. Clover, who was "recuperating"
from her voyage down the Grand
Canyon, took a second trip in August
on tloe San Juan and Colorado Rivers
to Rainbow Bridge. famous natural

Rackham Building Supplants
Law Quad In Campus Spotlight

Luxury
Gains
Fame

Of Appointments
Graduate School
As Beauty Spot

Capt.. Charles J. Autterson, maste
is shown as he surveyed the heavy c
storin after arriving in port at Dul
automobiles carried as a deck carg
the lake.
Educational Psy
One -S ided

:o1 WA.La Al lJ'J f .
landmark in Utah. She and another
member of the party remoined at the
bridge after a rainstorm to take pic-
tures when they noticed the water
rising in the normally dry Bridge
*'Canyon.
"We ran two and hiked the remain-
ing four miles in a hurry back to
camp which was located on a ledge
in Forbidden Canyon, arriving there
only 20 minutes before a boulder-
filled wall of water came rushing
through the canyon 30 feet below
us," she narrated. "Our flight. led
through a narrow gorge with gigantic
r of the freighter John P. Geistman, cliffs rising perpendicularly above us
.oAting of ice left by a Lake Superior offering no means of escape if the
luth, Minn. The storn tore loose 44 water reached us before we got to
o and sent them over the side into camp," she continued.
Nevills Guides Group
Their party, including eight other
members, was under the guidance of
chology Called Norman Nevills, who also led the
Grand Canyon trip earlier in the sum-
mer. The group left Mexican )Iat,
! rofessor row Utah, by boat, Aug. 23, arriving at
Lee's Ferry, Colo., Sept. 3 (or 2), cov-
ering about 200 miles on the trip.
for testing, are such different en- Rainbow Bridge, the object of the
vironments for children being tested trip. is reached from the Colorado
that results are by no means satis- River below the entrance of the San
factory. Juan. It towers 309 feet above the
"Education must seek its answers level of Bridge Canyon and is 278
toroedmof child nature and de- feet wide at the base, according to
to problems of ihidenrture andtde Dr. Clover. Its size and beauty of
vebopment within the structure of the natural color make it the most strik-M
school," the editorial continues. It in feature of the Navajo desert
would be unfortunate if a separate country and it spans the canyon in
discipline of education emerged to its mighty grandeur on the northwest
deal with these same problems." Such slope of Navajo Mountain, she swid.
an evolution, the editorial adds, is notEihWaeflsSn
at all unlikely in view of present' Eight Waterfalls Seen
trends. Eight waterfalls were seen at -one
Educationial psychology sho ld give time by the group at the Bridge as
Education psychology shem-give a result of the aforementioned rain-
a more prominent place to the ma- fall, Dr. Clover related. Some of these
terial and social environment of the fell from the height of 1,000 feet,
pupil, according to Professor Trowis becoming a fine mist by the time they
article, reached the canyon and forming a
"Thus," he concludes, "it would sight beautiful to behold, she said.
contain within itself what would be; The scenery on the boat trip was
logically proper, the educational ap- more beautiful than that of the
plications of social and psychological Grand Canyon trip, Dr. Clover
theory, as well as the more tradition- caimed altugh t was a awe-
inspiring. However, sheer walls rose
4,000 feet in many places on both
sides of the river, she said. The rapids
of the San Juan which are normally
very dangerous were not perilous at
this time because the water was low,
she stated.
Rainbow Bridge until recently has
been accessible only by a long pack
trip over land.

(Editer's Note: This is the fourth in a,
series of articles on the history. develop-
mnent and 'activities of the Graduate
School. Today's article deals especially
with the Rackham Building, center
of graduaate activity.)
By MORTON L. LINDER
Rapidly gaining national fame as
ond of the most lavishly-appointedr
collegiate buildings in the country,
the Rackham Building, mate possible
by a gift from the Horace H. and
Mary A. Rackham Fund, has now
supplanted the Law Quadrangle as
THE Michigan scenic sight.
The principal elevation on the
south is on a direct line with the Main
Library and the space between is
being developed 'as a mall. The over-I
all dimensions, exclusive of terraces,
are 196 by 250 feet, five stories in
height. The exterior walls are of In-
diana limestone, with a granite base
coufrse, window and door frames of
aronze and a copper roof. On the
south elevation, the seven dimensions
of the Graduatae Schoolare exempli-
fied in five allegorical figures in up-
per part of the building, and in two
balcony figures on the projection
wings.
The requirements of the first two
stories were greater than those of the
upper part of the structure and this
has been frankly indicated in the
exterior design, the offset space pro-
viding terraces opening off the second
floor. In the executed design, the
mass of the building is an outgrowth
of the plan requirements, and the
details of the few architectural em-
bellishments are classic, with a slight
Grecian touch.
The dominant feature of the plan
is the lecture hall, located in the
center of the building, the presence
of which is indicated by the curved
wall on the -north side. This large
room, two stories in height, controls
the position of all other rooms in the
structure and its position opposite

the building entrance facilitates the
handling of crowds.
Around the east and west sides of
the building are provided workrooms
in 34 bays. These open off a U-shaped
corridor served by the north entrances
and connecting with the principal
entrance hall on the south side of
the story above. On this floor are also
located storage rooms, workshops and
mechanical equipment for heating
and ventilating which are served by
the University power house.
Under the lecture hall on the north
side, a covered driveway gives access
to a foyer, providing automobile ap-
proach for social occasions and park-
ing space for the administrative staff
of the School. This area is complete-
ly isolated from other parts of the
structure by fire walls and ventila-
tors, and is reached by inclined drive-
ways from East Huron St.
The workrooms, corridors and en-
trances on this fluor are finished in
a manner similar to a modern office
building. The storerooms, mechanical
equipment and covered driveway are
of exposed masonry materials.
(rhe fifth article in this series will con-
tinue with a general descripton of the
Rackham buildingG)

ENDING TODAY!

Lectre Series Speaker
Deco ruled By George V.
In recognition of his distinguished
service to Great Britain, Col. W.
Stewart-Roddie. third speaker of the
Oratorical lecture series, was made
Commander of the Royal Victorian
Order by the late King George. Col.
Stewart-Roddie will speak at 8:15
p.m. Tuesday in Hill Auditorium.
An excellent actor, as well as a
powerful speaker, Col. Stewart-Rod-
die, will present a unique lecture form
in his address here, recreating in
vivid sketches scenes and characters
of modern Europe. Wide travel in all
the European countries, in addition
to the work he did in Germany on
Special missions for the War Office,
the Minister of Munitions, the de-
partment of Overseas Trade and the
Inter-Allied Commission of Control,
has given Col. Stewart-Roddie as
broad a knowledge of the forces and
events which are moulding the fate
of the world as any lecturer on the
platform today.
Turk.y Was Cheap
Turkey, long ab-nt from the coun-
ty jail's Thanksgiv., Day bill of fare,
was served to the 26 p isoners Thurs-
day for the first time in a' least eight
years.

r.

end
PA 'BRI N
JIMMIE
JOHN PAYNE FIDLER
MARGARET LINDSAY
JOE VENUITI AND HIS SWING CATS " Johnnie Davis -Jerry Colonna
also - Mich. vs. O.S.U. - Popeye Cartoon
Coming Sunday --"YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU"

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Debaters Meet
Indiana Here
Anglo-American Tie Topic
Of Thursday's Match
The University of Indiana will net
a Michigan affirmative debate squad
at 8 p.m. Thursday in the North
Lounge of the Union in the season's
fourth Big Ten contest on the topic
"Resolved: That the United States
Should Establish An Alliance With
Great Britain."
Michigan's squad will consist of
William Muehl, '41, and Sidney Dav-
idson, '40, who are being coached by
Prof. Arthur Secord. Both team mem-
bers debated in the Michigan high'
school debate league which has its
headquarters here.
Arrangements for the debate are
being handled by Clifford Livingston,
'40, of the Union Executive Council.
An open-forum discussion period will
follow the non-decision contest.

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Injections Keep
Pope PiusAlive;
Doctor Hopeful
His Mind Remains Active
As Spells lgecur; Strong
Heart Cheers Vatican
(Cotinued from Page 1)
during a grave illness two years ago.
said that all depended on "the re-
sistance of the Holy Father's heart."
Another attack like that which struck
I him down shortly after this morning's
Mass might be fatal, the physician
said.
A private source with connections
in the Vatican household said the
Pope's condition caused serious alarm
during the afternoon and again this
evening. There was no confirmation
of this from attending physicians.
This source said the Pope suffered
three fainting spells about noon (6 a.
m, T S.T. )after which he lay tun-
conscious for an hour. Five hours
later, it was said, the patient suf-
fered another relapse which raised
fears he was dyig.
lie was said to have rallied before
8 p.m., only to sink again. His physi-
cians were reported to have halted
emergency treatment-injections of
digitalis and adrenalin-leaving the
Pontiff to rally by his own strength.
After 8 p.m. the Pope was said to
be breathing with difficulty and his
tulse was rapid. The private informn-
ant said hot pads were applied to the
hands and feet. Camphorated oil
also was used.
Vatican sources said the Holy Fath-
cr s mind remained active most of the
time. He was said to have expressed
regret at the cancellation of his ap-
pointments today and was quoted as
greeting a physician thus:
Donot think of me. Too many~

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