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April 25, 1940 - Image 7

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1000 Teachers
Arrive Here
For Sessions
Meetings To Begin Today;
Schoolmasters To Start
Conference Tomnorrow.
(Continued from Page 1)
ty's Annual Honors Convocation at
11 a.m. in Hill Auditorium at which
Dr. Francis P. Gaines, president of
Washington and Lee University, will
Following an informal reception in
the Union at 5:15 p.m., the Club will
sponsor a banquet at 6 p.m. in thef
Union Ballroom for all members of'
the Club. Prof. F. A. Firestone of
the physics department will give a'
demonstration lecture entitled "Tricks
with Speech and Song." He will be
followed on the program with organ,

Interesting Facts About Census
Are Found In Library Archives


Effective Year-Round Peace Pro-
gram." All students interested in
helping build a constructive peace
program are invited. Sponsored by
Michigan Anti-War Committee.

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In comparison to the estimated'
126,000,000 people who will be count-
ed and questioned by the 1940 cen-
sus, statistics of the first census in
the possession of the William L.
Clement Library show that in 1790
the population numbered only 3,893,-.
Provided for in the Constitution,l
the census was taken to divide equal-
ly among the states the direct taxes
l and the representation for Congress,1
land every decade since 1790 has seenf
the army of census takers go out to
count the people of the country. The
first census, printed in 1791 and
reprinted in 1802, included only the
states already in the Union and the,
"Washington district south of the1
Ohio River," soon to be admitted as E
Not Interested In Total
Interested only in the population
cf each state, the census marshals,

queries made this year, were those
concerning age, sex and status of
the person (whether slave or free.)
Duane Was Early Printer
The printer of the 1800 census,
William Duane, was among the ear-
liest persons to benefit from his po-
litical affiliations. Duane had been
in business in Philadelphia when the
government was established there.
A strong supporter of Jefferson, he
was an important factor in his elec-
tion to the presidency. But, when
the government was moved to Wash-'
ington, his business advantage as an#
administration supporter was gone.
He, too, moved to the capital, open-I
ing the Apollo Press, but did not
receive all the government contracts
he had expected. His business fail-
ed, but lasted long enough to print
the census in 1801.
Today no private firm has any
connection with the printing of the

(Continued from Page 4) Michigan Dames: Book Group will
meet tonight at 8 at the home of Mrs.
Rooms 316-18-20, Kappa Kappa J. L. Clemens, 514 West Washington
Psi, 12:15 p.m.; Galens, 7:00 p.m. Street. -
Rooms 319-21-23, Anti-War Com- Michigani Dames: Needlework
mittee, 8:00 p.m. Group will meet today at 2:00 at the
Room 304, Arabic Culture Society, home of Mrs. W. S. Banks, 204 N. In-
4:00 p.m. galls St.
Room 305, Tag Day Committee, 4:00
p.m.: Glee Club, 7:30 p.m. Coming Events
Pi Lambda Theta: The formal ini- German Play: Lessing's "Minna
tiation and banquet will be held at von Barnhelm" will be presented
5:45 tonight in the Michigan League. Monday, April 29, at 8:15 p.m. in the
The guest speaker will be Dean Esther Lydia Mendelssohn Theatre.
Allen Gaw from Ohio State Univer-
sity. Pre-Medical Society will have a
Smoker on Tuesday, April 30. at
Alpha Phi Omega will meet tonight 8:00 p.m., in the Terrace Room of
in the Upper Room at Lane Hall. the Michigan Union, which is open
Movies of the U. of M. Fresh Air Camp to all interested. Several members of
will be shown. Public invited. the Medical School faculty will be
guests of the evening, and will lead
Social Committee: Entire commit- the Pre-Medical students in diverse
tee will meet today at 4:30 p.m. at discussions.
the League. Everyone on the com- Fellowship of Reconciliation Peace
mittee or who would like to be on it Team will meet Friday at Lane Hall
next year must attend. for meditation at 4:30 p.m. and to

is the time to take ad-
vantage of the expert
golfing facilities offered
at the ..
University of Michigan

census, which is done by
ernment Printing Office

the Gov-
in Wash-

dd notinclde th oa n te19
selections by Mr. John Hammond on edition, but it is listed in the laterJ
the Hammond organ and the nova- copy In the 1791 copies of the
chord. cop.nnshu191cois fwh
thercensus which contain the additional
Other featured events tomorrow data on Kentucky, inserted after the
are the School Health Institute meet- dotas rKntek, tneraedaterh
ing at 2:15 p.m. in the new W. K. book was printed, the page was per-
Kellogg Foundation Institute and the sonally attested by Thomas Jeffer-
23rd Annual Conference of the Mich - son as Secretary of State in his own
2rAnu CghWofrencfthMAssocia- handwriting. The authenticity of
igan High School Forensic the reports had been questioned and
tion. she wished to vouch for them.
Concerts will be given in conjunc- In 1800 the population had reach-
tion with the meeting at 2:30 p.m. ed 5,309,763, although this reckoning
and 7:30 p.m. tomorrow in Hill Audi-
torium. Another concert will be gIv- includes some of the territories. At
school this time the inhabitants of the land
en at 3:30 p.m. in the music school1west of the Appalachian Mountain,s
auditorium. Dr. Carlos Delgado de which today forms the largest part
Carvalho, noted sociologist and geo- of the country, were very few, with
graphist, will also speak at 4:15 p.m. only 45,000 people living in the
tomorrow in the Amphitheatre of the Northwest Territory, in which the
Rackham Building on "Present State of Michigan was included. The
Trends in Brazilian Education." only niiptins askrcl of +1'.' n l


ington. Instead of a thin volume the
census now being taken will fill sev-
eral books when finally completed,
James To Go
To Washington
Professor To Give Talk
At Research Meet
Prof. Preston E. James of the
geography department leaves today
for Washington, D.C., where he will
serve as vice-chairman of the divi-
sion of Geology and Geography of
the National Research Council. In
addition to attending meetings of
the Council, and assisting in the
planning of research projects, Pro-
fessor James will speak at a dinner
meeting of his division Saturday
night on economic espects of the
development of Brazil's iron ores,{
a subject on which he is a nation-
ally recognized authority.
During his stay in Washington
until next Sunday, Professor James
will also attend committee meetings
of the History and Geography sec-
tion of the American Scientific Con-
gress to make plans for the eighth
meeting of that group May 10 through
18. He is also vice-chairman of the
History and Geography section of
the Scientific Congress.

Archery Club: All women interest-
ed meet at range on Palmer Field at
4:30 this afternoon.
Peace Mobilization meeting, with
Dr. E. W. Blakeman as principal
speaker tonight at 8:00 at Michigan
Union. General topic: "Building An

plan action at 5 p.m.
Students, St. Mary's Chapel: A Co-
operative for men students is being
formed. There will be a meeting at
2 p.m. Sunday, April 28, in the Chapel
basement for all those who are inter-
ested. About 5 more members are

Be Satified With MICHIGAN DAILY Classifed

L y i

120 Initiates
Attend Science
Societ Dinner
(Continued from Page 1)
ton, William S. Gallaway, Robert E.
Gaskell, Joseph H. Gast, Arnold 0.
Haugen, William Albert Hiltner, Da-
vid Willis Holmes, Edmund E. In-
galls, Gerald Harver Kissin, Marga-
ret E. Nalder, John W. Odle, Sidney
R. Safir, Nelson V. Seegar, Oliver
F. Senn, Sam A. Singal, William H.
Sullivan, Myron B. Towns.
Students advanced from associate
membership to full membership are
David Francis Bohr, Donald F. Bou-
cher, Robert A. Boyd, James Lewis
Calver, Irving J. Cantrall, Marvin
Carmack, Richard E. Chaddock, C.
D. D'Amico, Daniel J. Girardi, Theo-
philus P. Haines, Antone W. Herbe-
nar, Sherman A. Hoslett, Arthur D.
Hulbert, Kathleen L. Hussey, Wil-
liam H. Irwin, Frank W. Jobes, Alice
Hayes Kempf, Walter S. Lundahl,
F. Earle Lymann, Nathaniel B. Ni-
chols, Norman Lee Oleson, Alfred
Perlmutter, Robert B. Randels, Lau-
rence W. Roth, Barbara J. Sher-
burne, Lloyd D. Smith; Jr., David
H. 'Swann, Limas b. Wall, Harold
E. Wallace, Robert C. Werner, M\ar-
garet E. Whitney and James H. Wie-
Graduate associate members of
the society are Arnold M. Ames,
Lyndon Babcock, Harold E. Baker,
Donald H. Belden, CliffordE. }e$;9
Orlo E. Childs, Jack Fribley Cline,
Ernest Dobrovolny, E. T. Erickson,
George M. Fekula, Richard G. Fow-
ler, Mildred K. Funk, Lawrence J.
Giacoletto, Nthan M. Glaser, K. E.
Goellner, Meyer Goldberg, Esther L.
Gross, William R. Harvey, Dysart
E. Holcomb, Frederic B. House, Wil-
liam E. Humphrey, James B. Klee,
Robert W. Kleemeier, Edgar Lesher,
Richard T. Liddicoat, Jr., W. R.
Martin, Robert Rush Miller, Wood-
row W. Morris, Miles G. Northrop,
Harry E. O'Connell, Marjorie E.
Pierce, Richard Rosencranz, Jr.,
John B. Sarracino, Alfred 0.
Schmidt, Frederick Schwind, Sam-
uel Waldfogel, Ming-chen Wang,
Richard W. Winsow, Max A. Wood-
bury and Orson W. Young.
Undergraduates selected to asso-
ciate membership are E. Robert
Britton, Claude O. Broders, Don B.
Carson, David G. Cushing, Peter
Dehlinger, Frank J. Feely, Jr., Harry
C. Fischer, Edward A. Gaugler, Car-
ling Havermans, Lewis O. Heinze,
Carrington Howard, Jr., Kenneth L.
Levin, Harold Luskin, John K. Mills,
Wesley R. Powers, Leon Z. Seltzer,
Bernard Shacter, Weston E. Smith,"
John McClure Stone, Vaino J. Veh-
ko, Benjamin H. Vine and John A.
House Fire Causes
Exteiisive Damage
Fire in a student rooming house
at 301 N. State at. caused extensive
damage before firemen were able
to extinguish it after an hour's work
about noon yesterday.
Twenty-five students room in the
house, which is owied by Mrs. Lucy

vc .Y jU 1iV11 -,&u U1(ue peupie
of 1800, contrasting with the myriad
Philosophers To Discuss
Langford Paper Friday
A paper prepared by Prof. C. H.
Langford, of the philosophy depart-
ment, will be the subject of a panel
discussion before the annual meet-
ing of the Western Division of the
American Philosophical Association
tomzorrow at Columbus, Ohio.
Prof. Langford, chairman of the
lcgic section of the group, will lead
the panel in the discussion of his
treatise on "Natural and Conven-
tional Symbols."




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