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PAGE EIGHT

THE MICHIGAN D)ATLY

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SUN AY, OX EBER25, 1951

3 YEAR VACANCY:
Shortage of Wolverines
Plagues Bereft Museum

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LOOK and LISTEN
With MARILYN FLORIDIS

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By CYNTHIA BOYES
Has anyone got a spare wolver-
ine?
The University Museum of Na-
tural History has been looking for
one ever since "Intrepidus," its
former wolverine, died three years
ago, but nowadays wolverines are
pretty hard to acquire.
* * *
THE LAST ONE to inhabit the
animal house at the Natural His-
tory museum was a gift of a De-
troit automobile company, which
decided the Michigan football
team needed a mascot.
Not only did the company
send a wolverine from the De-
troit Zoo, but it also offered a
prize of a new car for the most
original name for the animal.
The response was quick. The
animal was dubbed "Intrepidus."
Meeting of Peace
SocietyPostponed
A meeting of the Society for
Peaceful Alternatives originally
scheduled for 7:30 p.m. tomorrow
has been postponed, according to
officials of the group.
The meeting will be held pend-
ing recognition of the society by
the Student Affairs Committee.

"TREPPY" launched his career
the day he arrived by appearing in
the stadium for one. of the games.
When the excitement of his debut
was over, athletic director Field-
ing Yost faced a problem: the
mascot would need a home.
The idea of having a wolver-
ine rooming and boarding in the
stadium was not too appealing,
so Yost approached the museum
to seek quarters for his wolver-
ine.
Treppy was welcome at the ani-
mal house only on the condition
that he not be taken out to attend
any more football games. The ex-
c it e me nt, museum officials
thought, would be just too much
for the animal.
WITHIN TWO days after Trep-
py took up residence behind the
Zoology Museum, he was happy,
serene and friendly. So friendly
in fact that he began to feel the
need for more human companion-
ship.
He left abruptly.
Treppy led his captors-a merry
chase but was finally headed off
into a garage and caught by means.
of a fish seine and garbage can.
Treppy died three years ago and
since then, all efforts to get a new
wolverine have been in vain,

Science-fiction, a new type of
entertainment, is strongly compet-
ing with the old time cowboy
thriller to sweep the young TV
watcher into the realm of make-
believe.
After having made its appear-
ance in magazines and books, the
science-fiction influence is now
moving in on teleiision and serv-
ing to not only stir up interest in
the child, but his adult parent as
well.
* *
DON DAVIS, executive producer
of a CBS science-fiction show,
Faculty Members
Travel to Meeting
Five faculty members of the
education school are now on their
way to Minneapolis where they
will participate in the 45th annual
convention of the American Voca-
tional Association tomorrow
through Saturday.
The faculty members are: Prof.
John M. Trytten, of the business
education department; Almando
A. Vezzani; Ralph C. Wenrich;
Willard M. Bateson; and Frank
Lanham. All five men are schedul-
ed to present short talks or re-
ports

says that the programs are aimed
not only at the small fry, but also
at "kids of all ages."
TV producers agree that sci-
ence-fiction is opening up a new
trend in adventure stories. Since
TV, because of technical diffi-
culties in production, is not as
well prepared to do cowboy
westerns, adventure programs
are turning towards science-fic-
tion.
Directors of these video science-
fiction shows find their audiences
keenly aware of the scientific real-
ities in these productions.
On a recent science-fiction
show a TV fan wrote in com-
plaining that "your sound ef-
fects had a 'swoosh' when an
asteroid flashed by in outer
space, but there's really no
atmosphere to p r o d u c e a
'swoosh'."
Here's a list for science-fiction
TV fans:
A five day a week serial, the
p i o n e e r spaceship adventurer
"Captain Video," (Dumont-TV);
two Sunday afternoon shows-
"Space Patrol," (ABC-TV) and
"Out There," (CBS-TV); a three
time a week adventure, "Tom Cor-
bett, Space Cadet," (ABC-TV);.
and an adult designed show,
"Tales of Tomorrow," (ABC-TV).

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Marti Walker's

Annual

Mid-Season

Store-Wide
In order to make room for our Christmas. stock we are

forced to reduce . . . to
following merchandise!

"give away"

prices

the

Coats
6 Zip-In Coats that formerly sold for $49.95..................NOW $28
Suits
29-100% Wool Suits that formerly sold to $55 .......... ...... .NOW $28
10 higher priced Suits that formerly sold to $85 .......... .NOW $33 and $48
25 rayon and part wool Suits that formerly sold to $25 . . NOW $13-$15-$17
Dresses
48 Dresses that formerly sold to $17.50 ...................NOW $11-$13
31 Dresses that formerly sold to $22.50 ..................NOW $13-$15
18 Dresses that formerly sold to $29.95 ........ ..........NOW $15-$19
Sportswear and Separates
Blouses that formerly sold to $5.95 .. . . .... .. ......... . ... .NOW $2.80
Skirts that formerly sold for $6.95 to $8.95 ..................NOW $4.80
Skirts that formerly sold for $5.95 to $7.95 ..................NOW $3.80

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Slacks that formerly sold to $8.95 .. ................
Weskits that formerly sold for $4.95 to $5.95 . . ... . . . .. . . . .. .
Weskits that formerly sold for $5.95 to $8.95 ................
Sweaters that formerly sold for $3.95 to $4.95 . ..... .9....... .
Corduroy Jackets that formerly sold for $10.95 .............

. .NOW $5.80
..NOW $3.80
..NOW $4.80
..NOW $2.80
..NOW $6.80

Lingerie
62 Slips thatformerly sold to $3.98 .. ....................... .NOW $2.80
Shoe Department Sale
High Heel Dress Shoes that formerly sold for $13.95 and $14.95 .. .NOW $10.90
rwesnFnt thn+ fnrmerIv cnr..nr T7 9So - nn ofiR9SNW $.90

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