T HE MICHIGAN DAILY
SUNDAY, DECEMBER 9, 1945
Plans Include Lectures, Movies, Play
ick Soots Texan in Zaniest Accident of Year
f The program of special activities
or La Sociedad Hispanica, including
eight lecturers, two movies and th
annual spring play, was announced
yesterday by Burton Gavitt, presi-
dent of the club.
Prof. Charles N. Staubach will
open the series at 8 p.m. Thursday
with a lecture on "Life in Bogota as
Seen by a Yankee Professor."
Riquelmi Will Speak
Dr.Alfredo Riquelmi will speak on
'Gabriela Mistral, Chilean poetess
end winner of the 1945 Nobel Prize"
Jan. 2, Dr. Franklin M. Thompson
will discuss "The GOcod Neighbor Pol-
icy in Brazil."
Other lectures will be:
Jan. 9, Dr. Santodomingo Guzman,
CHICAGO, Dec. 8/1)-Remem-
For most of America's millions, it
will mark a year of triumph and the
end of history's most terrible war.
Scientists may hail it as the birth
of the atomic age.
was involved in a collision that shot
him through the roof of his car and
onto the tracks in front of an ap-
proaching freight train. He lay
quietly between the rails brooding
over his broken leg and bruises while
the train sped over him.
An apparently contented, milk-
drinking 15 month old baby put Mrs.
Edward Comfort of Brooklyn, N. Y.,
in a Virginia ditch. She was driving
along peacefully when her baby, se-
cure in its basket beside her, swung
its nursing bottle like a bludgeon,
scoring between the eyes. The dazed
mother let go the wheel and the car
overturned. Neither was injured.
Seventeen-months-old Larry Lin-
gle of Harrisburg, Pa., ended the year
in the red. He swallowed a nickel and
coughed up a penny.
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Jan. 23, Dr. Mario Sampaio, "Eth- But Stanley J. Bonner of Houston,
nic Elements of the Brazilian people" Tex., will recall that was the year
Feb. 7, Miss Eva Martinez, "Colon- he was shot by a duck.
ial Art in Mexico" Believe It or Not
March 13, Miss Ambrosina Marie For the National Safety Council's
Sampaio, "Some Aspects of Brazilian annual roundup of odd accidents
Literature" showed Bonner was one of a handful
April 3, Dr. Jose Saralegui, "Ura- of hapless citizens---and cogs-to
guay-Country of the Tourist" whom things happened that shouldn't
THE DEPARTMENT OF SPEECH PRESENTS
Movies To Be Announced
Alllectures will begin at 8 p.m. in
Kellogg Auditorium. Titles of the
two movies to be shown Jan. 9 and
March 20 will be announced later, as
will that of the annual play to be
presented April 16 and 17.
Tickets for the lecture series may
be purchased in Rm. 112 Romance
Langu.age Bldg. or from the Spanish
professors. Members of La Sociedad
may obtain their tickets in Rm. 306
Romance Language Bldg.
Strikers Blame Leader as
Firm Closure Threatened
HOLLAND, Mich., Dec. 8-W)-
Truck drivers whose strike against
the Holland Motor Express Company
led to threats to close the firm today
blamed Tom Burke, international
representative of the teamsters' un-
ion, for their predicament and de-
manded he be recalled.
Morris G. Lanham, local represen-
tative of the union, said Burke called
the strike against the Holland firm
and "has put the express company
out of business and all of us out of a
Iran Official Suggests
Russia Involved in Riots
WASHINGTON, Dec. 8--P)-Iran-
ian Ambassador Hussein Ala -today
said there "might be some" connec-
tion between northern Iranian dis-
orders and his country's refusal to
grant Russia oil concessions there.
happen to man or beast.
Bonner went hunting in his back
yard for a couple of domestic ducks.
He dropped the first one, as planned,
with a shot from his automatic pis-
tol. The second duck, having differ-
ent ideas, banked into his gun hand
and the slug struck the hunter in the
knee. The Duck? Still alive and
Car Flags Train
Fate was a shade more gentle with
Mrs. Margaret Cook of Toledo, 0.
Her car blew a tire at a railroad
crossing and careened down the
tracks to greet an approaching
freight. However, her car snagged a
signal switch and threw a red block
against the train, automatically stop-
Taxi driver Ethel Sheffield's car
also crossed her up and then tried to
right things. Her cab skidded into a
lamp post in Regina, Saskatchewan,
in 16 degree below zero weather last
January. She was knocked uncon-
scious by the impact, but the crash
set off a fire alarm box on the post
and firemen rescued her from possi-
ble death by freezing.
Dog Suicide Try Fails
It might have been an accident or
suicide pact, but a couple of Mari-
nette, Wis., dogs almost did them-
elves in with cooking gas. Miss Bette
Boren came home last March and
found a gas jet open and both ani-
mals unconscious. They haven't
tried it since.
Jesse Spitzer of Denver got run
,ver by a train the hard way and
lived to tell about it. His automobile
Henry Aldrich Laugh Hit
"What a L*ife!l"
By Clifford Goldsmith
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WANTED: Army Officer's blouse, size
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Watson, 3650 S.U., Det. 1, or visit
316 Hinsdale House, East Quad,
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VALUED VIOLINS, very reasonable.
Mr. Coon, 315 N. State St., Ann
Arbor, Michigan. Telephone 6109.
FOR SALE: 1938 Chevrolet convert-
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LOST AND FOUND
LOST: Tuesday, Dec. 4 on or near
campus, valuable keys in black
morocco case. Finder please leave
at Daily office. Reward.
LOST on Nov. 17 in Arcade or Uni-
versity High School, large black
leather purse containing valuable
papers, child's mittens. Return to
Michigan Daily Office. Reward.
LOST: Black and red billfold belong-
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LOST: Pair of Harlequin glasses in
brown case on campus last Thurs-
day, December 6. Finder call 9388.
LOST: Parker "51" pen, black bar-
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tween Angell Hall and University
High. Reward. Call Marilyn at
LOST: Man's beige cable stitch wool
knitted sweater. Lost on campus
Tuesday by veteran. Reward. Tel.
LOST: Purse containing $9 between
South University and Haven Ave-
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