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FRIDAY, AUGUST 2, 1929

THE SUMMER MICHIGAN DAILY

PRESSMEN DEPEND FLORIDA PROFESSOR
UPON TELEPHONING IS CHIEF EDUCATION
FOR QUICK SERVICE CONFERENCE SPEAKER
REPORTERS ON HARBOR BEAT JAMES M. GLASS, ROLLINS COL-
MEET HUNDREDS OF LEBE, TO TALK ON
BIG PEOPLE "JUNIOR HIGH"
'USES TELEPHONE AT PIER GIVE BANQUET TONIGHT
Hired Tug To Meet Captain Fried Glass Is Well Known in Pnnsy-
As He Entered Harbor, Then vania as Director of Junior
Went Staten Isand Station High Schools of State
The ship news reporters in New James M. Glass, professor of sec-
York City, the men who meet the ondary education, Rollins college,
incoming ships down the harbor Winter Park, Fla., will be the prin-
before they reach their piers and cipal speaker for the School of
who are responsible for so many Education's fifth week end con-
of the lead stories of the day in ferences of which the general topic
the metropolitan press, are perhaps will be the junior high school and
more dependent upon the telephone its various ramifications.
than any other one branch in the Opening the conference, Profess-
newspaper business. The sea-go- or Glass will speak at 10 o'clock
ing scribes meet enough big men this morning on the question, "Is
in, a year to make a social climber the Junior High School a Success
green with envy. in Producing Scholarship Attain-
See Home Comers ments?" The success of the junior
Interviewing returning travelers high school in its program of social
whose exploits may have thrilled and citizenship training will be
a nation arnd attracted world-wide discussed at the afternoon session.
interest is only their every day Prof. C. O. Davis of the Univer-
routine but gettingthe news of the sity will give the address at the
interviews to the newspaper office dinner meeting tonight at the
is what concerns them particularly, Union, taking as his subject, "The
so that their papers or press asso- Advantages and Disadvantages of
ciations can receive prompt infor- the Six Year High School."
mation. So often is the news story The final session, Saturday morn-
sent by these men one of the most ing will be under the direction of
important of the day that in such Professor Glass and will deal with
cases the ship news men do. not "Is the Junior High School a Suc-
wait until the vessel reaches the cess in Its Guidance Program and
pier before telephoning the story. in Its Dealings With the Pupils:
An excellent example of this was Who Will Not Enter the Senior
the arrival of the Steamship "Am- High School?"
erica," bringing wi4h it Captain Profesor Glass attained promi-
George Fried and his gallant offi- nence in the junior high school field
cers and crew, following their res- during his principalship of the
cue of the sinking Italian ship "Flo- well-known Washington Junior
rida' in a storm at sea. In this, High of Rochester, N. Y. He left
as on all such special occasions, the this position in 1921 to become di-
newspaper men hired a tug and as rector of junior high schools for
soon as the interview had been the state of Pennsylvania. His
completed, the tug carried them to "Manual for Junior High Schools'
St. George, on the Staten Island was published by the Pennsylvania
shore, where there are ample tele- department of public instruction
phone facilities. If the reporters in July, 1926.
had had to wait until the ship had During 1923, he was special in-
docked at its pier in the North vestigator for the Commonwealth
River, New York, the world at large fund in a survey of curriculum
would have had to wait a consider- practices covering 14 school sys-
able length of time before reading tems distributed throughout the
the graphic story which the res- country. He was also chairman of
cuers had to relate. a committee of the National Coun-
Wait All Night cil of Education on the junior
Similarly, when disaster overtook high school program of studies. In
the Lamport and Holt steamer these capacities he prepared re-
"Vestris," the ship news men sat ports that have received nation-
up all night waiting the arrival of wide recognition.
the rescue vessel, and when the Since 1925, Professor Glass has
ship reached the harbor the news- been in Florida where he has done
paper& men were on hand, ready to work of consultation in connection
give the world at large the news it with the state's expansion on the
was so anxious to receive. 6-3-3 and 6-6 plans.
The work of the ship news re- Consultation work on the organ-
porters is one of the most interest- ization of junior and .junior-senior
ing in the newspaper field for some high schools has taken him into 30
of the most important annoince- states within the last 10 years.
ments for the general public have
come from big men of influence, ESTIMATE C O S T S
industry, and national affairs,
either upon their arrival or depar- FOR PAVING PLAN
ture for Europe. In addition to OF COMING YEAR
the reporting of the arrival and

departure of notables and the se- Street Committee of City Council
curing of interviews, there are also Prepares Board of Publici
disasters at sea, storm and fog, PrprksBa onsl
court hearings on shipping affairs, Works Suggestions
rum seizures and news along the
waterfront. Preparation of estimates for the1
a1930 paving program was recom-
mended by the street* committee
LEAGUE TEA of city council at its meeting Wed-
nesday evening at City hall. TheI
Members of theatrical and mu- committee also suggested that theI
sical circles were guests of honor board of public works proceed withj
at the fifth League tea from 3:30 arrangements for underground
to 5:30 o'clock Wednesday after- work preparatory to paving.
noon, in the League garden. Miss Next year's paving program is
Grace Richards, Miss Amy Loomis,
Miss Edna Mower, Valentine B. made up of all those petitions now
Windt, Chester M. Wallace, mem- on file and in the proper form.
bers of Play Production, and mem- Seven streets are now on the pro-
bers of the faculty of the School gram, and the cost of this paving
of Music attended. has been estimated at approxi-
mately $43,669. It has been esti-
Television instruments are being monhand thabout $97,30515 thefor wpaving
developed so that they will recordor
work.

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PAGE THREE
LASSIFIE
GRINSTEAD ASKS WHY (3 LI)SII
STUDY IS NECESSARYTYPEWRITING AND MIMEO-
'IN ASSEMBLY LECTURE GRAPHING promptly and neatly
done by experienced operators at
moderate rates. College wo'k a
PENNSYLVANIA P R 0 F E 550 R specialty since 1908. E. D.
FINDS SUBJECTS ARE O. D. MORRILL
JUST JUNK 17 Nickels Arcade
TEACHERS ARE HIDEBOUND THE RAGGEDY ANN BEAUTY
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from the point of view of the adult TYPING DONE-English, French,
master of the subject, not the German, or Italian. Mrs. F. F.
adolescent learner, and that most Isbell, 426 S. Division. Phone
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Mothers Of Small Children Face Coming
Of Summer With Dread Of Baby Illnesses

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Every woman who is the mother
of small children has a secret'
dread of the summer illnesses and i
irritations that so frequently steal!
the joys from vacations and are
such a strain on a child's health.
According to Dr. Charles Gilmore
Kerley, the famous child specialist,

the very best way to safeguard a!
baby's strength during the summer
is to keep him well during the rest
of the year. He has especially ad-
vised mothers against the summer
dangers of the three F's: flies, fin-
gers, and food, the latter being by
far the most important item.

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