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Markham Tells of Importance
Of Reporter, Editor Relations

Dr. James W. Markham, ollen-
ing this year's series of Univer-
sity lectures in Journalism, spoke
yesterday on "The Reporter and
the Editor."
Preceding the talk, he received
the 1955 Kappa Tau Alpha Re-
search Award- for his book, "Bo-
vard of the St. Louis Post-Dis-
patch," from Prof. Wesley H.
Maurer, chairman of the Depart-
Inent of Journalism and national
president of KTA, the honorary
Journalism society.
Markham, head of the Depart-
ment of News at Pennsylvania
State University, stressed the ne-
cessity of absolute confidence be-
tween reporters and editors, stat-
ing that "no reporter can realize
his full potential without the
backing of his editor." He cited
the late O. K. Bovard as one of
the great editors of recent times.
"Once a reporter had proven him-
self to Bovard," Markham said,
"he could rely on the editor's sup-
port at all times."
Ignores Offers
Although charges have been lev-
eled at newsmen for surrendering

to the offers of press agents and
interest groups, Bovard would
have nothing to do with them. "His
reporters were not even allowed
to accept season tickets to con-
certs. One of his maxims was
that business success would fol-
low editorial success."
Again referring to Bovard,
Markham mentioned the editor's
demand for local news coverage
as opposed to the growing use of
wire services, of his dislike for
standardization at the expense of
individuality. "Bovard wanted his
news first-hand" continued Mark-
ham. "If he could, he would have
covered the world with his report-
Underestimate Reader
Markham declared that many
editors underestimate the reader's
intelligence. "A good editor," he
added, "is less interested in the
amount of news that gets to the
reader tha nin how much news
that same reader understands."
Concluding, Markham stressed
the need for more editors with the
foresight and honesty which typi-
fied O. K. Bovard.

Income Tax
By Crockett
Apparently our national hero,
Davy Crockett, had other talents
besides pioneering, fighting, hunt-
ing, and patching of cracked bells.
Seems that our Davy was an
oracle as well.
A copy of a speech, discovered
in the University's Transportation
Library, disclosed that in 1830,
Davy delivered an address in the
House of Representatives which
was a startling prognosis of things
to come.
Several members of the House
were' trying to pass a bill propos-
ing the construction of a road
from Buffalo to New Orleans via
This roused our hero's wrath,
for not only had the perpetrators
of the bill miscalculated the length
of the road, they had overlooked
the fact that a part of it would
have to be built on swampy ground,
thereby raising the cost consider-
And as anyone could see, Davy
may have said, the road would
run parallel to the Mississippi
River for five or six hundred miles.
Davy told the Committee of the
Whole of the House that there
was only one reason to justify
himself if he voted for the bill as
"I discover a determination to
squander th~e public funds in some
way and, therefore, I should strive
to 'come in. for the snacks.'"
He added that "because of the
high duties resulting from the ex-
penditure, I would not be surpris-
ed if we should finally be obliged
to resort to a system of direct
taxation. This will be a tough
morsel for the people in my part
of the country to swallow."
You needn't have worried about
the road, Davy. It was never built.
But why, oh why, did you ever
have to mention those direct
Land Dispute
To Be Heard

Alumni Donate $153,000
In Second Annual Drive



LANE HALL Sponsored by S.RA*

A Discussion Series Open to All




University alumni donated near-
ly $153,000 to the Michigan Alum-
ni Fund during its second annual
Although the idea of "annual
giving" is new to University alum-
ni, this year's contributions exceed
those of last year by 40 per cent
and the number of contributors
rose from 6,652 to 8,738, a 30 per
cent increase.
Instituted in 1953, the Alumni
Fund is designed to receive annual
gifts from alumni "which will de-
velop the University's general re-
sources and support special ac-
tivities," to quote the Fund's Char-
Campaigns Are Successes
The two campaigns are consid-
ered successes, but participation
is still much below that in simi-
lar, long-established programs of
other colleges and universities. Op-
timism for greater participation,
however, has grown from the
marked increase in the second
campaign although the psycho-
logical inducement of charter
membership in the Fund was no
longer present.
Civic Theater
To Present
Rand Play
"Night of January Sixteenth"
is one play with two endings.
A mystery written by Ann Rand,
author of ".The Fountainhead," the
production will open the Ann Ar-
bor Civic Theater's seasin at 8 p.
m. on Thursday.
The action of the play is cen-
tered in a courtroom and members
of the audience in the Lydia Men-
delssohn Theater will be chosen
at random to portray the role of
Since the jury is expected to
arrive at an honest and unrehears-
ed verdict, the actors have been
provided with scripts containing
two finales.
Which of the endings is used
depends upon the jury's decision.
Whether it is an ominous "Guilty"
or an announcement of acquittal
the plot and the actors are pre-
pared for a smooth conclusion.
Directed by Ted Heusel, "Night
of January Sixteenth" will run
through Saturday, Oct. 15. Tick-
ets for the productiin are on sale
at the Lydia Mendelsohn boxoffice.
Pastor Begins
religion Talks
A two-semester series of lec-
ture-discussions on various re-
ligions has begun at Lane Hall.
Rev. Henry O. Yoder, pastor of
the Lutheran Student Center is
directing the series.
The meetings are designed to
present to the campus basic be-
liefs of various religions and de-
Every organized religious group
on campus will be represented.
Meetings will be held at 4:15 p.m.
Every Wednesday in the Lane Hall
Indian Economist
To Lecture Here
India's population problem and
policy will be the subject of a so-
ciology department lecture today.
Prof. S. Chandrasekhar, econo-
mist from the University of Baro-

da, India, will speak on the sub-
ject in the Rackham Amphitthea-
ter at 4:15 p.m.

About one-third of the undesig-
nated contributions to the 1954-55
campaign has been allocated for
student aid and scholarships, and
slightly less than one-fourth of
the money will go toward faculty
awards and aid.
Allocations are as follows:
$22,800 for Michigan Alumni
Fund out-of-state freshman tui-
tion scholarships,
$15,000 for student aid,
$15,000 for faculty research
$5,000 for recognition of distinc-
tive faculty teaching,
$30,000 towards construction of
the new University Press Build-
ing, and
$20,000 for improving and ex-
panding Development Council ser-
vices to the alumni.
Balance Designated
The balance of the $153,000 was
given for designated purposes.
Much of this money was especial-
ly allocated by the donor for par-
ticular scholarships or medical re-
Similar to Regents' Scholarships
for in-state students, the Alumni
Fund scholarships provide four
years' tuition of $1,080 apiece for
20 freshmen not Michigan resi-
Eighty-three applicants for the
first 15 scholarships were spon-
sored by alumni groups through-
out the world. Applications came
from Formosa, Hawaii, India and
Puerto Rico, as well as the United
States. Selection of award win-
ners was handled by the Univer-
sity Committee on Scholarships.
Faculty to Be Awarded
A new allocation this year, the
first awards for distinctive fac-
ulty teaching will be given in June.
Just how many awards will be
granted out of the $5,000 alloca-
tion, or in what schools or col-
leges of the University they will
be given has not been decided.
Money was donated towards
construction of the University
Press building as a permanent re-
minder of the accimplishment of
the Alumni Fund. Last year the
Fund provided $35,000 toward the
purchase of the Stellfeld Collec-
tion of Musicology .from Europe.
Emma Finds
Props Duds'
HOLLYWOOD (P)-The prop
jungle plants looked tasty to old
Emma, a veteran movie elephant,
but when she found they were
made of rubber she tossed two
actors off her back and crushed
her trainer.
The big beast was working in
television series when the phoney
uiet made her trumpeting mad.
Trainer William Gamble tried to
stop her from eating the rubber
plants but Emma wouldn't obey.
Then Emma went after Gamble,
pinning him against a wall.
Producer Frank Perrin com-
manded the beast to stop-and
she did.

LOST Glasses. Finder of glasses call
NO 3-1511, Ext. 350. )100A
I DREAMT I went to the Northwestern
game in my "GO DERBY." )16F
LOST--Collegiate Sorosis pin in vicin--
ity of State Street. Reward. Call NO
2-3189. )15A
LOST-child's pet, 4 years old male
fawn boxer wearing link chain col-
lar,Branch county tags. Possibly in-
jured. Call NO 3-4423. )14A..
LOST wallet with personal papers on
Forest Avenue. NO 5-1121.
LOST-Gold Alpha Delta and Delta
Sigma Phi pins connected by gold
chain in S. Division - Administration
Bldg. area. Reward. Call NO 2-8167
evenings. )10A
LOST GLASSES. Finder of glasses call
NOrmandy 3-1511, Ext. 350. )11A
LOST--SAE pin. Sunday on Campus.
Call NO 3-1561, 3002 Stockwell. )7A
FORD 1954 Customline V-8 Tudor se-
. dan, radio and heater, very clean, and
in beautiful shape, just simonized.
2005 Highland Drive, off Pacarkd, NO
2-6832. )42B
VENICH. AM-FM radio $25. Hamilton
6-9494. )41B
i954 FORD CONVERTIBLE, Goldenrod
yellow, Fordomatic, radio, heater,
whitewalls. Motor and top in perfect
condition. Not a scratch on finish.
Any reasonable offer considered. NO
3-4145. Ask for N-34. )40B
keyboard, $35. NO 2-9020. )37B
34-FT. VAGABOND trailer home com-
pletely furnished. Ideal location to
campus and stores. Call NO 2-9221.
FOOD FREEZER. Upright Frigidaire.
Used three months. Very reasonable.
Phone NO 2-3267 or YPSI 4564-J.
GLEE CLUB MEMBERS; one tail jack-
et (38-40), white vest, white tie,
Brooks Brothers full dress shirt, three
wing tip collars, all for $25. Call
' Jerry at NO 3-5341. )33B
MOUTON FUR coat, excellent condi-
tion. NO 3-3267. )18B
9x12 cottons, all colors, priced
on sale now at $29.95
207 E. Washington NO 3-5536
ARMY-NAVY type Oxfords-$6.88; Sox,
39c; Shorts, 69c; military supplies.
Sam's Store, 122 E. Washington. )4B
COOKED and cleaned select cocktail
shrimp for the party, get-togethers at
Washington Fish Market, 208 E. Wash-
ington, NO 2-2589. Free delivery. ')3B
GIRL'S BIKE. Any make. Phone NO 8-
8547 after 5:30 P.M. )2K
WANTED TO BUY-Boy's used light-
weight bike. Call 29682 between 6 &
8 P.M. )1K
$60-1946 Nash-good motor, tires and
radio . Call NO 3-2581. )24N
1950 CHEVROLET-Power glide, radio,
heater. Excellent condition. For sale
by original owner. Phone NO 2-
7773. )36N

1947 FORD 2 door, radio, heater, good
rubber. The big lot across from the
downtown carport. Huron Motor
Sales, 222 W. Washington, NO 2-4588.
1950 CHEVROLET Belair Sport Coupe,
2 tone gray, radio, heater. One own-
er, very nice. The big lot across from
thesdowntown carport Huron Motor
Sales, 222 W. Washington, NO 2-4588.
1946 OLDSMOBILE. 4 door, radio, heat-
er, hydramatic. Good transportation.
The big lot across from the down-
town carport. Huron Motor Sales,
222 W. Washington. NO 2-4588. )32N
A FORD CAR--Ideal low-cost trans-
portation .Excellent mechanical con-
dition. For sale cheap. Bud Twin-
ing's Gas Station, Hill at Packard.
'51 STUDEBAKER Land Cruiser V-8
Hydramatic. All Deluxe equipment.
Low mileage. Very clean. $395. Phone
NO 8-7264. )21N
1949 OLDSMOBILE Super 88 sedan, ra-
dio, heater, hydramatic, $350; 1950
Ford Convertible, new tires, new top,
beautiful condition, priced right.
"You get a better deal" at Fitzgerald
Jordan, Inc., 607 Detroit Street. NO
8-8141, )2N
'49 OLDS, Super 88, cream convertible.
Red leather seats, hydramatic, ra-
dio, heater, new top, white walls.
$350. Call after 6:30, NO 3-1279. )19N
'47 DODGE $175. Radio and heater, oth-
er accessories. Phone NO 2-7252. Ask
for Tom. )23N
1949 FORD Tudor, six-cylinder, good
condition, 90 W. Joy Rd. Call NO
2-2664. )25N
FORD '49 V-8 for $165. Phone NO 3-
4534. )631
1950 PLYMOUTH COUPE. R. and H.
Tires and motor in good condition.
$275.00. Phone NO 2-7157, 928 S. For-
est. )30N
1947 BUICK 2-door, clean, reliable
transportation, priced right. Phone
NO 3-8282 after 6:30 P.M. )28N
BUICK 1946-4 door., Good condition.
Radio, new battery. Owner leaving
for Europe. NO 3-8862. )27N
Nearly new. Unfurnished except for
stove and refrigerator. Ceramic tile
bath. Carport. $100. Phone NO 2C-
7257. )9-C
RE-WEAVING-Burns, tears, moth holes
rewoven. Let us save your clothes.
Weave-Bac Shop, 224 Nickels Arcade.
BUS. AD. STUDENTS - Improve your
speaking ability. Individual and class
training. Phone NO 3-1531, Ext. 298.
PLAY GOLF. Scenic Municipal Golf
Course Now Open. Special rates for
U. of M. students. 18 Scenic holes,
snackbar, complete pro-shop. Bar-
gains in golf equipment. 1519 Fuller
Rd. near North Campus. )12J
SERVICE SHOP, 1217 S.A. Studio. 1317
S. Univ. )1J
$5 REWARD for safe return of glasses
lost at football game Saturday. D.
McCarthy, 621 South Division after
5. )A12

Earn Extra'

Money Working on An
Interesting Two-Month
Work from 4-8 hours a day in our
Ann Arbor Office from December First
to February First
Evening Work from 5:30 to Midnight
Also Available
Earn Up to $56.00
Per Week, Plus Bonus
Tell us when you are available. We
will arrange a convenient working
schedule for you.
Our Interviewer
Will Be in
Room 3N
Michigan Union,

Rolleicord IV like new with case $90
Purchase Camera Shop
1116 S. University Phone NO 8-6972
HI-FI Components and Service Audio-
phile, net prices. Telefunken Hi-Fi,
AM-FM shortwave radios. Service on
all makes of radios and phonographs.
Ann Arbor Radio and TV, 1217 8.
University. Phone NO 8-7942. 1%
blocks east of East Eng. )1J
Fine, old certified instruments &
bows. 310 S. State. NO 2-5962. )2J
NORTHWESTERN students cannot get
special discount rates to Time, Life,
New Yorker, Sports Ill., Newsweek
and hordes more. You can-by phon-
ing Student Periodical, NOrmandy
2-3061. )F15
SAY HAPPY BIRTHDAY the different
way. Send friendly greetings to
friends by advertising in the MICH-




Open Evenings 'til 9 P.M.
Campus Bike & Hobby

514-16 E. William

Call NO 2-0035

Playing thru Saturday evening

Condemnation proceedings will
be held Monday, Oct. 24 in the
Ann Arbor Circuit Court for
Washtenaw County against two
landowners who refuse to sell their
land to the University for the new
Student Activities Building.
Both owners deny the necessity
for the sale and also deny that
the University offered a sufficient
amount for their land.
Ground-breaking is scheduled
for the $1,750,000 activities center
in November. The building will be
located on the corner of Maynard
and Jefferson, just south of the
Student Publications Bldg.
According to University officials
the condemnation proceedings will
not hold up start of construction.

Thurs., Oct.
9 A.M. to

Fri., Oct. 14 from
9A.M. to 9 P.M.
WANTED-cab drivers. Full or part
time. Apply 113 S. Ashley, Ann Arbor
Yellow and Checker Cab Company,
phone NO 8-9382. )6H
Part time or full time for men's fur-
nishing store. Experience preferred.
References. Sam's Store, 122 E. Wash-,
ington Street. )7H
Read and Use
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6 P.M.





Congregational-Disciples Guild: Mid-
week Meditation, today, 5:00-5:30 p.m.,
Douglas Chapel of the Congregational
Congregational-Disciples Guild: Bible
Study group, today, 7:00 p.m., Guild
House, 524 Thompson.
Kappa Phi: Informal Punch Party,.
Oct. 13, 7:30 p.m., wesley Foundation,
First Methodist Church.
* * *
La P'tite Causette: Meeting, October
13, 3:30-5:00 p.m., Club 600, South Quad.
Le Cercle Francais: Today, 8:00 p.m.,
Professor Koella speaker, League.
"What Lutherans (NLC) Believe."
First in a series on Sharing Our
Religious Heritage. Lecture and dis-
cussion led by Pastor Henry O. Yoder.
Sponsored by SRA. Lane Hall Library,
today, 4:15 p.m.
Modern Dance Club: Oct. 13, 7:30
p.m., Barbour Gym. Everyone welcome.
U-M Young Republican Club: Mr.
John Roxborough of the NAACP speak-
er, Oct. 13, 7:30 p.m., Michigan Union,
Room 3B.
* * *
Westminister Student /Fellowship:
Morning Devotions followed by break-
fast, Oct. 13, 7:00 a.m., Presbyterian
Student Center.

1949 PONTIAC-Radio and heater, hy-
dramatic. 2 door green, very nice.
The big lot across from the down-
town carport. Huron Motor Sales, 222
W. Washington. NO 2-4588. )35N'
1950 HUDSON. Take highest offer.
Phone NO 2-1691 evenings. )27N

outsells 'exp.al.
beca1use it's,

State License. Will nick

up and de-

liver. 5 day, full day, week. Call
NO 5-3713 or NO 2-8062. )11J
WASHINGS--Altso ironings privately.
Specializing in cotton dresses. Free
pick up and delivery. Phone NO 2-
9020. )9J

.and they always order Budweiser!"
Known so well for its pleasing ways,
Budweiser is the favorite companion
of fine foods. You'll taste
the reason why!

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