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June 27, 1935 - Image 4

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They Made Bows To King George And Queen Mary

Nine Sports Is
Given Women
X11 Of Athletic Facilities
Thrown Open; Activities
Will BeginToday
Two ideally equipped athletic build-
gs, Barbour Gymnasium and the
romen's Athletic Building, together
mtaining accommodations for more
lan 2,000 women, and the Union
vimming pool will be used for the
tmer Session women's athletic pro-
am commencing today. Instruction
ill be given in nine sports and facili-
es will be available for supervised
tivities in several others.
The Women's Athletic Building is
colonial brick structure located at
orth University and Forest Avenue.
n the basement is a four-lane bowl-
g alley and facilities for archery,
>lf practice and ping pong. On the
rst floor are locker and shower ac-
>mmodations for more than 1,100
omen and equipment for tennis and
lf. A spacious lounge and a kitchen
e on the second floor. The lounge
obtainable for parties.
North of the Women's Athletic
uilding and immediately behind the
:osher-Jordan dormitories as Palmer
ield, containing many tennis courts,
>lf grounds, seyeral indoor baseball
elds, and three hockey fields.
Barbour Gymnasium, on the north-
st corner of the campus, has a large
imnasium used for volleyball, bad-
inton, tennis, and gymnastics. In
ie basement are showers and lockers
pable of accommodating more than
00 women, and a swimming pool.
n thesecond floor is a stage used for
truction in rhythm, folk, and tap
Dr. Margaret Bell of the University
;ealth Service urges all women stu-
imts to enroll in the athletic pro-
am, characterizing it as the most
neflcial program a student can par-
cipate in -- one that the ordinary
hool year provides no time for.
To enroll in any of the classes, a
st of which was printed in Tuesday's
sily, women would register at Bar-
ur Gymnasium and report to the
ealth Service for a physical exam-
be Lincoln's
Boyhood Town
To Be Revived
ays When Emancipator
Was A Poor Clerk Will
Be Recalled On July 4
ROCKPORT, Ind., June 26-- (P) -
n entire pioneer village of the days
Abraham Lincoln more than one
indred years ago, will come to life
are July 4.
Families in the 11 cabins in the
ockade-inclosed community will be
their daily tasks, the school will
in session, there will be services
the church, and the store will
vait customers.
Ox carts, covered wagons, wells
om which water is drawn by wind-
ss, long sweep and old oaken buck-
s will do their pictureskue part to
elp turn time back to those days
pioneer Indiana when Lincoln lived
Where He Read Law
The occasion will be the dedication
another national shrine to Lincoln
- a reproduction of the village near-
i where he clerked as a boy and read
*w books lent to him by Lawyer John
Pitcher's law office, a small log cab-

, is in the reconstructed village. So
the home of Reuben Grigsby, who
arried Lincoln's sister Sarah. There
the Jones' store, originally situated
Jonesboro, not so far from here,
here the emancipator was a clerk
uring part of the 14 years he lived
i this neighborhood.
Another cabin is a duplicate of the
zel Dorsey home in Rockport where
ze first court was held in Spencer
)unty. Azel Dorsey taught one of the
:hools Lincoln attended.
To Include 22 Cabins
Four acres of ground. on a sloping
illside comprise the village brought
ack to life. Twenty-two cabins will
rentually be put within the stockade.
The village is a dream come true
r George H. Honig, Rockport, artist
nd sculptor. It was made possible
irough expenditure of $6,000 of
ERA funds for laborers, through
rivate donations of logs, cabins,
.oney, original pioneer pieces of fur-
iture and much time.
The Spencer County Historical So-
ety, the Rockport Chamber of Com-
.erce, the city council, the Business
:en's Association and the Kiwanis
'ub helped.
United States Senator Sherman
:inton of Indiana will be one of the
>eakers at the dedication exercises.
AA Is Facing Law Suits
After NRA Abandonment


Great Versatility Makes
Michigan Star Strong
Threat For Record
Word from California that Willis
Ward, Michigan's all-around track
star, has entered the National A.A.U.
decathlon event follows his announce-
ment three weeks ago that for the
next year he will concentrate in that
event with an eye to gaining a place
on the 1936 American Olympic team.
By all odds the most versatile track
athlete in Michigan's history, eclips-
ing the brilliant records of another
Wolverine, Carl Johnson, who was the
first man to win four events in a Big
Ten track meet, Ward was also an
outstanding football star. It was his
football competition, many sport fol-
lowers believe, that prevented him
from becoming the greatest'track ath-
lete in the history of the sport.
Supremely blessed physically and
temperamentally, Ward was heralded
as a sensation when he entered school
here, but injuries handicapped him
after he took 18 points in the Big
Ten in his sophomore year.
It has often been the claim of track
observers -that Ward could have been
practically a world's record breaker
in any event in which he concentrated.
As a freshman Ward all but set a
world's standard in the high jump,
and his speed made him a consistent
threat in every running race in which
he competed. In 1933, in the Confer-
ence meet, Ward pressed Jack Keller,
of Ohio State, to one of the fastest
hurdle races ever run.
Aside from his speed, however,
Ward p o s s e s s e s extraordinary
strength, making him a threat in any
wig~iht even;in-hw'ihic~h %Qpri and en-

--Associated Press Photo.
Among American women being presented to the King and Queen of England at Buckingham palace this
month are Miss Helen Jacobs (right), tennis star, whom Mrs. Robert W. Bingham, wife of the American am-
bassador, presented June 25; Anne Alston (left), of Atlanta; Suzanne Hill (center, above), of Baltimore; and
Mrs. Laurence A. Steinhardt, (center, below), of New York.

The Careers And Personalities
Of Our Senators: J. F. Guffey

PITTSBURGH, June 26 - P) -
"Jovial Joe" Guffey, Pennsylvania's
first democratic U. S. senator in 58
years, is a bachelor, but proud of his
matrimonial record: Usher 'or best
man at 31 weddings.
"My proudest one was the time I
ushered for Senator David A. Reed,"
he confesses. Guffey defeated Reed
for the senatorship on November 6.
Both live in the same precinct, same
Pittsburgh ward.
Joseph F. Guffey - "F" stands for
no name, but was inserted to fill out
the signature - is 59, short and
heavy set, has graying hair. Born at
Scotch ancestors and a long line of
"I grew up in politics," he says.
"There was a time there were 31
Guffeys of voting age. They were all
Democrats and all voted in the same
precinct." His father was sheriff of
Westmoreland county. when "Jovial
Joe" was born.
Politics is both a hobby and a pro-
fession. He also likes to read, hunt
ducks and ride horseback. At Prince-
ton he captained the freshman base-
ball team.
Two maiden sisters share his home,
where biographies and histories fill
the library and a picture of President
Roosevelt hangs ove~r the living room
fireplace. Guffey's Pennsylvania hold-
ings center in the coal and oil lands
in the western part of the state.
After a former Princeton instruc-
Bids To Be Opened
For 13_Navy Ships'
WASHINGTON. June 26. - (P)
Taking swift advantage of the record
peace-time naval appropriation ap-
proved yesterday by the President,
Secretary Swanson announced today
that bids would be opened Aug. 7 for
the construction of 13 of the 24 war-
ships authorized by the measure.
At the same time, the secretary said
at a press conference that the navy
was studying the number of vessels
that could be replaced under the
Washington naval accord but that no
final decision would be reached until
it was seen "what will be done" by
the other powers.

tor, the late Woodrow Wilson, gave up
education to enter political life, Guf-
fey became seriously interested in
government. He has participated in
every national Democratic campaign
since the World war. Backed Al Smith
in 1924 and 1928. Became his state's
"original Roosevelt man" in 1932.
Major League Standings

New York .....



St. Louis...........18

Yesterday's Results
Detroit-Chicago, rain.
Only game scheduled.
Games Today
Detroit at Chicago.
Washington at New York.
Boston at Philadelphia.
Only games scheduled.


Radio Operates ordnatonre teamed withspeed.
Op ra e As a decathlon threat, Ward
riih A rall the qualifications of a re
s A r breaker, according to Ken Doh
Bipane Michigan's freshman track coac
i oA H c himself an Olympic decathalon c
ithout A itec1 pion. "He enters the event with
greatest superiority any man ever
in four events, and consistente
Pilotless Craft Responds cannot help but make him a c]
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The decathalon event compris
Operator On Ground track and field events, the 100-
400-meter dashes, 1500-meter,
Copyright, 1935, by the Associated Press), pole vault, shot put, javelin, 100-r
FARNBOROUGH, Hants, Eng., high hurdles, broad jump, high j
June 26.-vWP) -Great Britain's new and discus.
air sensation, the pilotless airplane, The A.A.U. event is held over
was demonstrated today over the Roy- days in -connection with the j
al Air Force airdro-me - but a human and senior A.A.U. meets. Five e
pilot sat in the cockpit ready to grab were held yesterdiay. Five mor
the controls if anything went wrong. be held today.
However, there was no need of this
precaution, as the Queen Bee - as the Boy Dead, Three Iniu
type is called - responded. perfectly
to radio operation from the ground. After Dynamite Explos
It was controlled from a small
wooden cabinet fitted with seven plain EL PASO, Texas, June 26 -
white keys. A boy was killed and three wo
The plane's engine roared into life severely injured today by a
at the touch of a switch, then the geyser-like funnel of rocks and
yellow-winged craft climbed quickly, projected by a premature explosi
In quick succession an officer shout- dynamite at a cement quarry he
ed: "Left! Dive! Right! Straight! The full dynamite crew was at
Level!" believed killed, but all the o
The Queen Bee responded perfect- were accounted for several1
ly as a technician pressed the proper later.
keys on the control cabinet. A light H. S. Sparks, the superinten
on the cabinet flickered on and off knew that his 16-year-old son, S
as the apparatus worked. en, was near the dynamite.
The big test came when the order
was given to land. At the command HISTORIC TOMB FQUND
"glide," a button was pressed and, TOKYO, June 26 - P)
at 2,000 feet altitude, the Queen Bee TOYO Jne 2 - to
came into a smooth glide with the Toyko planned a i hemorial to
engine just turning over, an-no Kami, official who acteda
The plae seemed to cme down atermediaryforthe government
a steeper angle than appeared safe Commodore Perry, his 73-yea
but, as the minimum safe height was grandson, Tsurukichi Inouye, wa
attained, an automatic device was covered as an inmate of a mun
brought into play which started the charity home. Through him
engine roaring once more and allowed found the grave of the "go-bet%
the airplane to settle in a graceful marked by a Buddhist monumer
The Queen Bee type looks like a of Queen Bees are being used for
normal airplane, except that it is con- nery practice. Their range of
structed of wood instead of metal. The trol, according to the ministry,
air ministry revealed that a number miles from their radio station.

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New York . ...... .
St. Louis ..........
Chicago ......... .
Brooklyn ..........
Cincinnati .........
Philadelphia .......

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Yesterday's Results
Pittsburgh 4-5, Boston 2-1.
Chicago 2, New York 5.
St. Louis 5, Brooklyn 7, (10
Philadelphia 12, Cincinnati 5.
Games Today
Philadelphia at Boston (2).
Only game scheduled.
The first summer meeting of the
Michigan chapter of the National
Student League will be held at 8 p.
m. tonight in Room 304 of the Union.
The coming American Youth Con-
gress, to be held July 4-7 in Detroit,
will be the chief topic for discussion.

- -- - -- ---

Beliefs That Cancer Is Either
Contarious Or Infectious False

This is the fourth of the series of
shortsarticles, sponsored by the Mich-
igan State Medical Society, in which the
essential facts of cancer are made clear.
There are a number of common
misunderstandings about cancer
which have contributed largely to
human unhappiness in connection
with this disease. Cancer is neither
contagious nor infectious. In all the
world's history there is, no authen-
tical example of a physician, nurse or
other attendant acquiring cancer
from a patient. In experimental can-
cer in animals it is found that even
when the young suckle a cancerous
mother they do not catch the disease.
One need have no fear of acquiring
cancer by either direct or indirect

ous because, of this belief. In some
countries they were excluded from
general hospitals and forced to shift
for themselves.
From time to time claims are made
that the "germ" of cancer has been
discovered. None of these claims have
survived critical study and the best
opinion is that there is no possibility
that cancer is caused by a germ. A
cancer is an actual part of the indi-
vidual, lawlessly growing within his
Also, cancer is not a "blood-poison-
ing" and has nothing to do with "bad
blood." Neither has it anything dis-
graceful about it. Many people have
the strange notion that cancer is

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