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July 10, 1937 - Image 3

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Of The DAY.
(By Tire Associated Press)*
House Criticizes Navy's
Hunt For Miss Earhart
WASHINGTON, July 9.-(1)-The
House rang today with criticism of
the Navy's search for Amelia Ear-
Representative Scott (Dem., Cal.)
expressed belief it is about time some-
one in authority announced the Navy
will not be used to search for "pub-
licity stunt" fliers in the future.
"Do you think if some poor fish-
erman, the father of a family, got
himself lost out on the Pacific, the
Navy would be spending $250,000 a
day to look for him?" interposed Rep-
resentative Faddis, (Dem., Pa.).
Representative Collins, (Dem.,
Miss.) declared this country would
have slight chance of winning a war
if its air forces performed no bet-
ter than the navy has done in hunt-
ing the aviatrix.
"Miss Earhart was forced down in
easy flying distance of Honolulu more
than a week ago," he said, "and if
news accounts can be believed only
three planes have reached the spot."
Although the Navy claims it has
planes with a cruising radius of 3,000
to 4,000 miles, Collins added, "we
are told that airplane carriers must
go to the area."
12,000 Scouts Leave
Washington Jamboree
WASHINGTON, July 9.- (R) --
More than 12,000 of the 26,000 Boy
Scouts who came here 10 days ago
for mass demonstrations of their
handicraft started home today.
Honor Scouts lowered the colors1
of 52 nations, 24 of which were rep-
resented by at least one Scout, to end
the jamboree. Dr. James E. West,
Chief Scout Executive ,said the as-
embly had been "highly successful
from every standpoint."
60-Day Sentence
To Morphine Thief

Directs Earhart Search

New Graduate
School Nears
Its Completion
Gift Of Horace And Mary
Rackham To University
Will Be Finished Soon
(Continued from Page 1)
and it is only one flight up to the
auditorium after stepping from a
Dean Yoakum will have his office
to the right of a central lobby. Other
administrative offices will be located
here, as well as a board room and
offices of the Rackham Foundation.
A large study hall on the second
floor is the second largest room in the
structure. On this floor also will be
found a men's reading room in the
right wing, and a women's in the
left. The mezzanine floor will con-
tain exhibition rooms, while the third
floor, besides having an assembly
room and two rooms for informal
meetings, will have a second and
smaller auditorium for lectures. It
will seat approximately 300 people.
The future has been provided for
in thegconstruction, Mr. Martin said.
Wiring, piping, and conduit work for
radio and phonograph facilities have
been planned, as well as arrange-
ments for a projection room for slides
and movies. With the aid of re-
search and the advice of the best
authorities in the field, provisions
have been made for television, in
anticipation of the coming develop-

Rear Admiral Orin G. Murfin1
(above) took over full command of
American vessels searching for
Amelia Earhart and Fred Noonan,
American fliers missing in the
southern Pacific on a, flight from
New Guinea to Hlowland Island. Ad-
miral Murfin, commandant of the
14th district at Honolulu, was se-
lected by both Navy and Coast
Guard authorities to coordinate the
Fishing Rodeo
Set For Aug. 4
In Texas cit
PORT, ISABEL. Texas - (i) -
"Ride 'im, Fisherman!"
That's the rallying call for the
fourth annual Rio Grande Valley
Fishing Rodeo, Aug. 4 till 8, in the
Gulf of Mexico off this little fishing
village and seaport at the tip of

Vernal Walston (left) and Gy Black, farmers living near Hugo,
Colo., used a flame thrower to halt the army of grasshoppers moving
toward their farms five miles from the highway. A helpful road grader
scraped the advancing hoppers to the roadside, and the farmers cre-
mated the insects.
Science Tames Blueberry And
So Brings $250000 Industry


Anglers from several states will
James Murphy, 32-year-old De- come to try their luck with the leap-
troit dope addict, who stole a quarter ing tarpon and sailfish that abound
of a grain of morphine from the car in the gulf waters hereabouts.
of Dr. A. C. Furstenberg, dean of the The first champion was Dr. I.
Medical School, June 19, was given Henry Smith, Shreveport, La., sports-
a 60-day sentence in the county jail man, in 1934, when 70 contestants
recently by Justice Jay H. Payne. caught 63 officially registered tarpon.
The sentence followed his release The next two years the champion
from St. Joseph's Mercy hospital was R. J. Montgomery of Rio Hondo,
where he was treated for a shot Texas, who will not only defend his
through the pelvic bone received title but will try to gain permanent
when he tried to escape. He was possession of the trophy that goes to
discovered by Dr. Furstenberg, who the first three-time winner.
was returning to his car parked be- The prize list has leaped from $1,-
hind. the University hospital. 500 in the first to $4,000 this year,
Dr. Furstenberg gave chase, and with a deluxe motorboat, an auto-
then called police when the fugitive I mobile and cash among the induce-,
disappeared near the river. Murphy ments to catch bigger fish. Expert
was shot by Patrolman James Ogilvy liars also are rewarded for the best
when he refused to stop after being fish yarns.
ordered to do so and after warning This year's queen, Miss Jane John-
shots had been fired. son of Rio Hondo, wore an evening
gown made entirely of tarpon scales

The construction work is being PEMBERTON, N. J.-(I')-Science blueberry field with pupae, and erect-
done by William Wood Co. of De- tamed the wild blueberry and so ed over that section an emergence
troit, althoughlthe Universtndse- plucked from the wilderness an in- house-a cloth covered affair with a
partment, fbidnsadgonsi dustry that brings Newv Jersey $250,-
doing the plumbing and other me- 000 a year. glass dome at the top. Then, come
chanic 1 work of like nature. The But therwild blueberry had a little June of 1936, Beckwith hovered daily
architects are Smith, Hinchman and enemy, a fly that followed along. over the emergence house, counting
Grylls of Detroit. Since a tame blueberry is bigger flies. The first appeared on June 15.
Disbursement of income from the and better than a wild one, the de- Five
Rackham trust fund is vested in a structive fly fared better than ever in days later flies were popping out
board of governors, according to civilization._atagreatrate.
Dean Yoakum, with final approval This time it was no job of tam-
resting in the University administra- ing. Science had to eradicate the
tive body. fly or good-by, $250,000 a year. The Battle Royalofte Ae
Charles A. Beckwith, blueberry Roa tledmi
specialist at the New Jersey Agri- You havent lived
et V s cultural Experiment station at Rut- Coopers in their
tgers University, aided by Charles A. heartaches and joy
tBe1 Doehlert, did some fast thinking and
Sa t a lot of experimenting. They re-' ''
moved the threat of the blueberry fly. A
ToCombat HeatFirst they bamboozled a thousand
of the fly's pupae-put them in an
incubator in the dead of winter and
A few simple precautions to help made them think it was spring. When a
one combat the current heat were the gullible flies hatched out theyodarer ist
outlined today by Dr. Warren E. were ushered into glass cages with-
Forsythe, Director of the University out even an introduction.
Health Service. Beckwith and Doehlert pumped one;MAES
ealh insecticide into one cage, another in-
"Drink all the water you want to," to another cage. Pyrethrum knocked__ _- _ _ __
he said. He advised a teaspoonful of a fly out-but he wouldn't stay down.
salt in a glass of water twice a day' Other powders reacted unfavorably.
to replace that lost in perspiration. Then derris, which is non-poisonous
to humans was tried. When the blue-
"Fruit juices are very beneficial; berry fly got a whiff of derris it was
and buttermilk is better than sweet curtains.
milk because of the presence of the But when to feed derris to millions
lactic acid," Dr. Forsythe explained. -of flies on thousands of acres of
He stressed the importance of cut- bursting berry bushes? Beckwith
ting down on all foods, especially and Doehlert had learned the flies
meats and fats. "Eat plenty of fresh emerged in spring over a period of
leafy vegetables and fruits of all weeks, started~ to lay eggs 10 or 12
kinds," he said. "Potatoes and bread days later.
are all right in normal ;quantities." So they infested a section of aI
Dr. Forsythe expressed a great con-
cern for drowning accidents, as so
many students are swimming in near- Queen And roodi i i
by lakes and rivers. He urged the Pu B OnTr o r o yo
use of the "buddy system" for swim-
ming where tiere are a lot of people,
in which case there is danger of a (continued from Pale 1)
member of the party going under
water without being noticed. ' Traffic, which had been detouring
"Although heat exhaustion is not sine 9 a.m., finally got back to its
very common among young people," normal lanes by 11:15 a.m.
Dr. Forsythe stated, "everyone should The normality was not resumed
know the symptoms and treatment." without danger, however, as scores of
He said the symptoms were pallid the bees, who had been reconnoiter-
complexion, cool, clammy skin, and ing while the capturing was in pro-
fainting. The victim should be cess, remained at the top of the street
kept warm and dry with the head light.
lowered to restore the blood eircula- The jilted suitors were still there
late last night, and they'll probably
tion. Q ,r - l +bct hp ciRl airl 'f _- -0A

(Continued from Page 2)
Arbor as a means of bringing before
the students in summer school some
of the fundamental issues of religion
in our time.
There will be a supper in the gar-
den of the Michigan League Sunday,1
July 11, at 6 p.m. for students and
faculty of the Department of Li-
brary of Science. Husbands and wives
are invited.
Deutscher Verein: A social gather-
ing will be held at the League in the
Grand Rapids Room on Monday,j
July 12, at 8:15 p.m. A brief ad-
dress of welcome will be followed by
a musical program offered by
our Glee Club and solos by Mr. Ver-!
non B. Kellett. Refreshments will be
served. Everybody interested in Ger-
man song is cordially invited.
On Monday, July 12, at 8 p.m Prof.
Percy E. Corbett, professor of Ro-
man Law at McGill University will
lecture on "The Part of the Lawyer
in the Evolution of the International'
Community," in Room 1025 Angell
Faculty Concert: Prof. Hanns Pick,
violoncellist; Prof. Joseph Brinkman,
pianist; and Hardin A. Van Deursen,
baritone; will participate in the sec-
ond faculty concert in the Summer
Session series, Tuesday evening, July
13, at 8:30 p.m., in Hill Auditorium.
First Mortgage L o a n s: The
University has a limited amount of
funds to loan on modern well-located
Ann Arbor property. Interest at
current rates. Apply Investment Of-;
fice, Room 100, South Wing, Univer-
sity Hall.
Tea for Wives of Faculty Members

when she appeared with her mermaid
Contestants will be divided into
two classes for this year's rodeo-one!
for persons fishing from powered
motor boats, the other for those who
fish from docks, beaches, petties,
skiffs, etc. Scoring methods have'
been changed, all points being scored,
according to size of line in relation
to fish caught regardless of the
weight of the rod.
Henry Cotton
Wins British
OpenGolf Title
CARNOUSTIE, Scotland, July 9.-
PW)-Tall Henry Cotton, sloughing his!
way through as wild a storm as ever
blew in off the Irish coast, came from
behind today to win the British Open
golf championship with a 72-hole
score of 290.
Favored to win over one of the
greatest fields ever assembled, the
solemn Briton toured Carnoustie's
rain-sodden distances in 73-71, 144,
only three over par, on his last two
rounds to overtake his countryman,
Reginald Whitcombe, and leave most
of the Americans well to the rear.

LANSING, July 9.-(AP)-Police of
Lansing and Grand Rapids arrested
Lloyd Wolford, 36, here today, on
charges of forgery. He was the last
of three persons accused of having
forged checks of the Dutch Cookie
Machine Company, of Grand Rapids.
Edward Orr, 38, and Claude Pelle-
tier, 30, were arrested previously.


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