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TH4E MICHIGAN DAILY

)pades And Shovels' Find Pots And Paws:
University Men Unearth Relies
Of Ancient Great Lake Indians

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ASSOCIATED
POCTURE

PRESS

NEWS V N

By ROSEMARY RYAN .
Vestiges of an ancient Indian civili-
zation, buried for centuries in the
shifting strata of the Great Lakes
region, have been unearthed during
the past summer in a continuation of
the excavation work begun in 1938
by the Museum of Anthropology, ac-
cording to Dr. Emerson Green, of this
7lepartment.
Crude implements of quartzite,
slate, flint, and clay pottery are of
such a character and position as to
indicate that they were deposited on
these fluctuating- beaches when the
waters of Lake Huron were at their
height. The . artifacts indicate the
age of the various locations, and the
time that has elapsed since this ter-
rain was at water level.
The antiquity ascribed by Dr.
George M. Stanley of the Department
of Geology, to these areas ranges
from 1,400 to 12,000 years. The last
age is the greatest that has been re-,
corded for human occupation in other
parts of the New World and has a
bearing upon the question of the
time of the inhabitants of this coun-
try. For the past several thousand
years the land has been expanding
or lifting up in the Great Lakes re-
gion north of Saginaw Bay, conse-
quently these beaches are designated
as "abandoned" or "raised." The
heights attained, by these separate
tracts is 28, 56, and 297 feet.
During the past'summer Dr. Stan-
ley has discovered a fourth site also
at an elevation of 297 feet, located
half a mils from the first one. Arti-
A. H. White To Discuss
Engineering Education
The immediate task of engineering
education w'.ll be discussed by Prof.
A. H. White, chairman of the chemi-
cal and metallurgical engineering de-
partment, tomorrow when he ad-
drelses the Allegheny section of the
Society for the Promotion of Engi-
neering Education in Penn State, Pa.
The Society of which Professor
White is president will consider prob-
lems confronting engineering schools
and demands on them at their -meet-
ing.

facts uncovered here were identified
as articles of quartzite. The two
beaches at 297 feet were occupied at
approximately the same time. Since
that period, however, some of tiv
deposits have been carried down the
slopes by spring freshets to a dis-
tance of several hundred feet frezr
their original positions.
The four sites are either alenu
:oads or trails in rocky, brush-covered
country, according to Dr. Green. It,
is expected that other locations will
be unearthed in this vicinity. The
excavating crew of the past summer
consisted of two members of the
Great Lakes Division of the Museum
of Anthropology, and four students,
under the direction of Dr. Green.
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,Unrion Open House
To Show Samples
Of defense Work,
National Defense-and the part
played by the University of Michi-
gan- -will be the theme of the an-
nual Michigan Union Open, House to
be held betw6en 8 and 10 p.m. Tues-
day.
Military exhibits including a ma-
chine gun and a small army truck
will be furnished by the Chrysler and
General Motors corporations. A dis-
play by the University ROTC corps
will be placed in the first floor lounge.
Militaristic or not, it will be a real
Union open house with all facilities
throw open to public inspection.
Free dancing will be provided in
the ballroom to Bill Sawyer's orclhes-
tra. Identification cards will be re-
quired of all students attending the
dance. Men are asked to wear coats
and ties.
Matt Mann's natators will provide
a diving, swimming and comic exhibi-
tion in the Union swimming pool.
For the only time in the year,
George Johnson, the Union doorman,
who prevents women from entering
the Union by the front door, will
relax his vigilance.
The open house will commemorate
the silver anniversary of the present
Union building.

N A V Y' S W I N G E D B A T T L E S H I P L A U N C 4 E D-The world's largest flying boat, the Mars, rides the water after launching at the Glenn L. Martit
plant in Baltimore. The 140,000-pound bomber, equipped for substratosphere flight. ould fly nonstop to Europe and k. Inside space about equals that -of a 10-room houued

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Hackett, Brinkman and Besekirsky,
members of the faculty of the School
of Music.
hLectures
French Lecture: Professor Rene
Talamon, of the Romance Language
Department, wili open the series of
French lectures sponsored by the
Cercle Francais. The title of his lec-
ture is: "Une heure de prose et de
poesie" and will be given on Tuesday,
November 18, at 4:15 p.m. in Room D,
Alumni Menorial Hall.
Tickets for th? series of lectu:es
CLASSIFIED
-FOR SALE-
FOR SALE-Eastman Kodak Auto-
Focus enlarger, model B. Good
condition. Call Mrs. Rogers, 2-3241
11 bc
TYPING
MISS ALLEN-Experienced typist
408 S. Fifth Ave. Phone 2-2935.
90c
VIOLA STEIN-Experienced legal
typist, also mimeographing. Notary
public. Phone 6327. 706 Oakland.
MISCELLANEOUS
MIMEOGRAPHING -7- Thesis bind-
ing. Brumfield and Brumfield, 308
S. State. 6c
WASHED SAND AND GRAVEL-
Driveway gravel, washed pebles.
Killins Gravel Company, phone
7112. 7c
FOR RENT
LOVELY STUDIO ROOM for senior
or graduate women, or student
couple. Cooking and laundry fa-
ficilities if desired. Inquire 422 E.
Washington. 120c
LAUNDERING
LAUNDRY -2-1044. Sox darned.
Careful work at low price. 2c
INDIVIDUALIZED LAUNDRY
SERVICE
Each bundle done separately,
by hand
'No Markings

may be procured from the Secretary
of the Department of Romance Lan-
guages (Room 112, Romance Lan-
guage Building) or at the door at the
time of the lecture for a small sum.
Holders of these tickets are entitled
"o admission to all lectures, a small
additional charge being made for the
annual play. These lectures are open
to the general public.
Events Today
Ixe igious Erama: Students making
n rionetes for the marionette the-
Atae will meet at 3:30 p.m. instead of
the regular 7:30 meeting time in Lane
Hall, this afte:noon.
Coffre Hour: All students are wel-
ome at the Student Religious Asso-
ciation Coffee Hlour, held in the
library of Lane Hall on Friday after-
noons froni 4:00 to 6:00.
F:. nd Round Table will meet to-
night at-8:00 in Room 23 of the Inter-
national Center. Mr. Warner Heine-
man will speak on "L'Argent! Est-ce
que ca vant la peine ?"
All new members of La Sociedad
Hispanica who have not as yet been
initiated will meet today at 3:30 p.m.
in room 306 R.L.B.
The Coffee Hour for Students of
Latin and Greek will be held in the
West Conference Room of Rackham.
Building today at 4:15 p.m.
Physical Education-Wonen Stu-
dents: Exemption tests in team sports
end cancing will be given this after-
noon from 2:00 to 5:00 in Barbour
Gymnasium. Please sign in Office
15, Barbour Gymnasium if you plan
to take these tests.
Red Cross Sorority Group will
meet at 4:30 this afternoon in the
League. All sorority representatives
must be present with their contribu-
tions to date.
The Disciples Guild music interest
group will meet at the Guild House
tonight at 8:30.
Unitarian students and friends:
Fellowship Tea in Church Library to-
day, 4:00-6:00 p.m.
Coming Events
The second Pre-Medical aptitude
test will be given Saturday, Nov. 15,
in room 300 West Medical Building,
from 1:30, to 5:00 p.m. Please be
prompt.
The Abraham Lincoln Cooperative,

L I T T L E M A N, H E R E ' S H OW --Meet Fred Lee Burkhardt, 5, of Glen Burnie, Md., said
to be the youngest rider ever to compete in the National Horse show, and "Beauty"-a perverse little
piebald pony that "Fritzie" put over some two-foot jumps in "The Whip" class at the current Na-
tional Horse show in New York. e's been around horses since he was two years old.

C L A S S B Y jI M S E L F-only male ;student ever regis-
tered in Syracuse (N.Y.) University clothes construction course is
Robert Shepherd, 19, of Richmond, Ky. He's draping Broncey
Yasonis, plans to design clothes "for the social register."

* A R M Y' S N E W L I G H T R I F L E-Capt. J. A. GelIatly demonstrates the new Winchester
carbine, a light rifle being adopted by the U.S. army, at the Winchester plant in New Haven, Conn.
# The gas-operated carbine will largely replace the .45 caliber pistol among infantry troops. It's lighter
and shorter than the Garand, will be carried by means of a sling.

DECEITFUL BUS IN ESS-Trusting ducks willbe fooled
by this dummy bird, hopes Alfred H. Fenton of Providence, R.I.,
who makes his own duck decoys. Right now, he's watching to see
if decoy floats evenly-or needs added weight on bottom.

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