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November 18, 1939 - Image 2

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The Michigan Daily, 1939-11-18

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High Accident Rate Is Observed
Despite Protected Intersections
By RICHARD HARMEL Officer Camp declared. The. police
Ann Arbor police authorities are department is willing to oblige, but it
confronted with a paradoxical situa- is unable to do so for two reasons:
tion in regard to traffic lights, cau- First, the department is not so
tion signals and stop signs for the sure that such action would be in
city streets, according to Officer the interests of safety since pro-
George Camp, head of the Division tected streets have by far the greater
of Drivers' Licenses and Records. proportion of accidents. Second, they
More automobile accidents occur at cannot install any safety device
intersections protected by the afore-, without first being requested to do
mentioned devices than at the inter- so by the Common Council. All
sections without them, complaints, accordingly, must be sent
Statistics gathered by his depart- to the Common Council. The police
ment show that the corner of Main department merely executes the
and Huron Streets which is protect- Common Council's decree.
ed by a traffic light 18 hours a day The police department has not
has had 16 accidents already this been inactive in attempting to cut
year, involving property damage down on accidents, according to
and individual injury. Officer Camp. It has been con-
Too many accidents can be at- stantly campaigning for safer driv-
tributed to the ignorance of many ing, and through its efforts, hopes
drivers in regard to that particular to make the need for such safety
light, and their subsequent unknow- devices unnecessary.
ing disregard of it, Officer Camp ex-
an plained. Other drivers, conscious
a., that the light is with them and 13 '"l 74 t Ii "g
ax that they have the right of way, do
re not slacken their speed when they
reach the intersection. The com- From Fam y
bination of these two factors means Fa il
Division and Huron Streets, Divi- O f slctans
sion and Liberty Streets, Division and
Washington Streets are all unprotec- John Barbirolli, noted conductor of
nls ted by safety devices, Officer Camp the New York Philharmonic-Sym-
pointed out.. Since Jan. 1 these in- phony Orchestra which comes to
tersections have had a total of 15 Ann Arbor for its first appearance
s in accidents because drivers, both sure here Monday, Nov. 27, in Hill Audi-
shes, that the other would stop, failed torium, has a combination British,
to: to slacken their speeds. rench and Italian background.
0. If Agitation has been going on some Brnn n lanBackround.
orm, time for the installation of safety Born in England, Barbiroili's fath-
l be devices at such corners, even if they er was Italian, his mother French. On
nant are nothing else than stop signs, his father's side there had been mu-
em in_ _sicians as far back as the family could
remember, and both his father and
rad- , 1 . grandfather had been members'of
Student Senate the orchestra at the first performance
Appoints"of Verdi's "Otelo."
e to roA Aets He took up the cello as a child and,
iton I',at the age of 11, made his first pub-
icer- " lic appearance at the Queen's Hall,
o .01'm m 1tes playing the Saint-Saens Concerto
for- with orchestra.
eo inAfter the war he turned to the
OTC' Paul Robertson Announces baton and made several brilliant suc-
New Organization Heads; cesses in Europe, until he left two
azears ago to join the Philharmonic.
Will Plan Peace Parley Barbirolli was married last sum-
mer in England. His wife was, be-
Working committees for the corn- fore her marriage, a well-known oboe
ing year have been appointed by the player and, at one time, was a mem-
Student Senate's Ways and Means ber of her conductor-husband's Co-
Committee, Paul Robertson, '40E, vent Garden and Scottish Orchestras.
president, announced yesterday. She is a descendant of Charles Reade,
Eight committees were named, in- Cauthor of "The Cloister and the
cluding: the Peace Committee, Rob- Hearth."
ert Reed, '42, chairman; Elliott Mar-
aniss, '40; Hugo Reichard, Grad.-
ntS Ann Vicary, '40; and Daniel Robert -2
son, '40. The Peace Committee will D I 1820 0
ins work at present on a Fall Peace Par-
ley. For Delivery of
The Orientation Committe: Jack
;ist, Grady, '41, chairman; Roy Fair- BEER, ALES, WINES,
lamb, '42, and Charles Hendricks, CHAMPAGNES
'ar- '41. The Bookstore Committee:
Ava James Kehoe, '41E; Daniel Robert-
it a son, '40; and Jack Callouette, '40E. Chips, Pop Corn, Pretzels
aor- Education Commitee, Harold Oster- I
weil, '41, chairman; Betty Shaw, '41,
rder and Richard Steudel, '41.
r The Financial Committee includes:
iral Martin Dworkis, '40, chairman; Dan-
ody iel Huyett, '42, Abraham Goodmau, 'B er V.l il
Irles '41, and Clarence Sahlin, '41. Ther
said Housing Committee: Roger Kelley, 303 North Fifth Ave.
'42, chairman; Blaz Lucas, '41; Carl
will Petersen, '40; Arnold White, '41, and DRIVE IN SERVICE
ur- John Zubon, '40Ed.
)1s," Rights and Welfare Committee:
de Cas Soka, chairman; Ann Vicary,
ug- '40; Annabell Hill, '41; and Sam
he- grant, '40. Student Labor Commit-
ra-tee: William Webb, '40, chairman
Dist Charles Ross, '41; William Canfield'
the and Fred Tyler, '40.f

tr e an:rd Ty e , ' 0
" Student Fellowship
d To Entertain Today Grouch
trad are
.ge- A large group is expected to meet
and for the scavenger hunt which is be-
ea ing given by the Congregational Stu-
e1^ fun
iei- dent Fellowship at 8:30 p.m. today
ch's at the church.,
Tan After the hunt the crowd will re-
ase- turn to the church, where they will
be entertained with dancing, games, K
and refreshments.
ah, General Motors Convicted
ion, SOUTH BEND, Nov. 17.- (AP) -
et- General Motors Corporation and
Ln- three affiliates convicted with it of
eph violating the Anti-Trust Act were
ah, fined $5,000 each today by Federal
Judge Walter C. Lindley
1 A1
-- SAITARY ! s.




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