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?AGE TWE TY Th...AY, AUGUT... . .

5 Publications
Offer Students
Many Interests

Dea~n Of Studenits


Daily, Technic,
Comprise List


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Salaries Are Paid
Scholastic Average For
Freshman Eligibility Is
Set High
Five publications, edited and man-
aged solely by undergraduates, await
the entering student at the University
who wishes to gain practical knowl-
edge and experience in editing a
newspaper or magazine.
The publications are: The Michi-
gan Daily, The Gargoyle, The
Michiganensian, Contemporary, and
The Technic.
The Daily is published every morn-
ing during the regular school year
and Summer Session, except on Mon-
days and University holidays.
The Gargoyle, campus humor
magazine, appears monthly as does
the Technic, which is a magazine for
Contemporary, which is compari-
tively new, having been established
last year, is a literary quarterly, and
the 'Ensian is the University year-
All freshmen who have attained a
scholastic average of one B and no
D's or E's in their first semester may
try out for any of these publications
the second half of their first year.
Given 'Beats'
In the freshman year on The Daily
the freshman tryout is given "beats"
of minor importance and works on
the night desk one night a week.
More responsible "beats" are given
the more promising reporters in their
sophomores year and approximately
nine from the class of sophomore re-
porters are given salaried positions
as assistant editors in their junior
The type of wrk done by the stu-
dent during his junior year on The
Daily is composed chiefly of editing,
the paper one night every week. The
night editor has complete charge of
every page in the paper, although he
does not make up the sports, social,
or editorial pages.
In the senior year, the Board in
Control of Student Publications, com-
posed of four faculty and three stu-
dent members, selects a board of edi-
tors, composed usually of six or seven
seniors and these students have com-
plete charge of the management of
the paper.
The same promotion process is ap-
plied to the business staff of The
Daily, six juniors being paid salaries,
but there are only two senior man-1
agers, a busines manager and ac-;
counts manager.
Follow Same System4
The Gargoyle and Michiganensian
folow the same promotion system
but their staffs are slightly smaller'
than that of the Daily. Excellent3
experience in editing and writing
copy for a humor magazine, as well
as cartoon and photography work is
afforded interested students. The1
Gargoyle, according to a national
judging, ranks along with the Har-
vard Lampoon as the "tops" among
college humor publications.
The Gargoyle staff is also divided,
there being an editorial and business
staff. Under a new system estab-
lished by the Board in Control, the
business manager and editor of the1
Gargoyle are paid a salary and a
bonus based on the profits of the
magazine at the end. of each school
The Michiganensian staff has ap-
proximately the same setup as the
Daily and Gargoyle, although the
members of that staff also publish
the Student Directory in the fall of
each year.
The Technic, monthly engineering
magazine, is not under the jurisdic-
tion of the Board in Control of Pub-
lications as it is in the engineering
college, but its organization is some-
what similar to that of the Gargoyle.
Professors Write
Articles by noted University pro-

fessors, who are erperts in their field,t
make up the bulk of the magazine,
and the magazine is noted for its
excellent photographic layouts.
Contemporary, being as young as its
is, has not been placed under thet
Board in Control of Student Publica-
tions as yet, but it is believed that if
the magazine should have as suc-
cessful a year as they did last year,1
the Board might "take it under its!
The magazine is made up of fic-
tion, non-fiction, and poetry written
by students and are of an eexcep-
tionally excellent character, accord-
ing to members of the English fac-
ulty. Prize story contests are run
by the editors in which the studentt
submitting the best work wins a $10
credit slip at one of the local book-
stores with which he may buy books.
"If the 9,000,000 persons of college;
age in the nation who are now work-

Jeveph A. Bursley, (above) dean of
s.udents and professer of heat engi-
neering, who is responsible for guid.
ing the destiries of all mn sudent,
through their college careers.
May Festivals
Bring" Host Of
Music TaWenI
For Forty-Two Years Ann
Arbor Has Been Scene
Of Fine Programs
Famous and distinguished soloists.
internationally renowned musical or-
ganizations, and purely amateur
choral unites of University students
all combine talents in Ann Arbor each
spring in the annual May Festival,
one of the outstanding music festi-
vals in the United States.
For 42 years, the May Festival has
continually attracted the "cream"
of America's musical personnel for
its concert programs.
Another great program is now be-
ing assembled for the 1936 festival,
one which is expected to surpass even
the splendor and magnitude of its 42
Festival concerts present music-go-
ers with an opportunity to hear vocal
and instrumental soloists, an out-
standing symphony orchestra, choral
works of classic value, and each sea-
son a world premiere of some orches-
tral or choral composition.
Last year's May Festival brought
such stars to Ann Arbor as Helen
Moore, Helen Jepson, Myrtle Leonard,
Ruth Posselt, Wilbur Evans, Maxim
Panteleiff, Giovanni Martinelli, Josef
Lhevinne, Ethyl Hayden, Theodore
Webb, and Paul Leyssac.
For more thanb30years, Dr. Fred-
erick Stock has brought the Chicago
Symphony Orchestra's complete unit
here to provide the orchestration for
the festivals. They will be heard
again this May.
The University Choral Union, a
chorus of University students, an-
nually presents such outstanding
choral workers as Haydn's "Seasons"
and Moussorgsky's "Boris GOdunof,
in conjunction with important vocal
In 1933 the opera "Merrymount"
was given its world premiere at the
May Festival. The following fall it
was sung- at the Metropolitan in New
York. Other compositions which
were given their priemeres at Festi-
vals in Ann Arbor, received similar
success shortly thereafter.
Tickets for the May Festival are
extremely moderately priced so as to
enable students to attend. For as lit-
tle as $2, a student is able to attend
all six concerts.
University Has
A Library or
More hian 900,000 Book
Housed In Libraries Or
Michigan Campus
One general library and 15 spe-
eialized libraries are available to stu-
dents at the University.
The General Library, situated i
the center of the campus square in
which most of the undergradua e
schools are located, has an abundance
of reference and fiction books, and
subscriptions to all the leading mag-
azines and newspapers in the Unite
States. There are one large referener
room and two large study halls in thi

building. On the third floor there
are several graduate reference and
study rooms.
The 15 specialized libraries are as
follows: The William L. Clements Li-
brary of American History, the Engi
neering, the Architecture, the Medi-
cal, the Law, the Dental, the Chem-
istry and 'Pharmacy, the Chemical
Engineering, the Physics, the Eco-
nomics-Mathematics, the Business
Administration, the Forestry, the Mu-
seum, the Transportation, and the
several Natural Science libraries.
In totality, there are more than


We have worked hard this Summer to stock our shelves with a huge Fall supply of good USED BOOKS
(our specialty) at lowest possible prices. These books were purchased from all parts of the United
States. Also NEW BOOKS for those who prefer them. A most complete stock of TEXTBOOKS for
History, English, Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics, French, German, Spanish, Italian, Sociology,

Psychology, Education, Economics, etc.

Being Iccated across the street from the Engineering School,
we are headquarters for Engineers' and Architects' Books
and Supplies, carrying the largest stock in the state.
Authorized agents for Eugene Dietzgen,
Keuffel & Esser, U. S. Blue and Frederick
Post Co.
NOTICE - Standard sets of drawing instru-
ments approved by the University of Michi-
gan, are sold 30% to 40% under catalogue
prices in Ann Arbor.

Everything for the Student


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FOUNTAIN PENS........89c to$10:00
(Standard makes -- all guaranteed by us)
DESK LAMPS ............. .......98c
STATIONERY .. .. Priced to fit any purse!






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these supplies used in Ann Ar-
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and thereby get ROCK-BOT-

Complete Stock

When you arrive in Ann Arbor
drop in and get acquainted.
Perhaps we can help you with
street directions, wrap and mail
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get an official map of the cam-
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Here is our 1935
offer to Freshmen
With this clipping
we will- sell you a
Full Size
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formerly sold for
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