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annual Watermelon Cut For Southerners

To Be Held Today

League Garden
Will Be Seene
Of Great Event
Beth O'Roke Is Chairman
Of Affair; Dr. Luther
Purdom To Cut Melons
All the Southern faculty and stu-
dents on the campus this summer are
urged to attend the annual Southern
watermelon cut to be held at 7:30
p.m. today in the League Garden.
Beth O'Roke, president of the League,
is the general chairman of the event
for which there will be no admission
The melon cutting will be taken
care of by Dr. T. Luther Purdom,
head of the Bureau of Appointmenits
and Occupational Information. Dr.
Purdom is experienced in the job of
melon cutting, having cut melons' at
several of the past Southern picnics.
He is a native of the famed "blue
grass" state of Kentucky.
Assisting Dr. Purdom are the mem-
bers of the League Council who will
act. as hostesses. The council in-
cludes Beth O'Roke, Mary Jordan,
Mary Jane LeGros, Betty Kepler, Vir-
ginia Osgood, Betty Baldwin, Harriet
Thomn, Lillian: Zimmerman and Ethel
Q. Norberg
After the cut the Southerners are
to be the special guests at the regular
League dance. In their honor Earl
Stevens' orchestra will play songs
from many of the different Southern
states. Those who have special favor-
ites are asked to call Mr. Stevens and
turn them in. The orchestra will play
them if possible.
In past years the watermelon cut
has been very successful, and the
League Council hopes to see every
one of the Southerners on the cam-
pus present at the cut and also at the
dance following. The dance is open
to every one and the hostesses who
will take charge of the introductions
tonight will wear hairribbons so that
students will know who they are.
Hostesses will be Sue Potter, former
member of the Daily staff, Virginia
Osgood, dancing class chairman, Miss
O'Roke, Joan Anderson, of art school,
Mary Anderson, younger version of
Joan, and Clarawanda Sisson of Ann
Arbor, plus fifteen other beautiful
women of the Summer Session.
Gregg Adviser
Gives Lectres
Miss Goldina Fisher Tells
Two talks were given to commer-
cial teachers Wednesday and Thurs-
day by Miss Goldina Fisher, educa-
tional adviser for Gregg Publishing
The first of these, "Typewriting
from a Personal and Vocational
Standpoint" emphasized that Eng-
lish 'is a definite prerequisite for
success in typewriting. In her sec-
ond talk, "The Relation of Type-
writing Transcription" Miss Fisher
brought out the fact that we must
aid the pupil to get a common sense
viewpoint out of what is taught.
The talks were sponsored by the
Graduate Commercial Club. The
club will also hold a tea at 4:15 p.m.
Monday in the West Conference
Room of he Rackham Building at
which Dr. Henry Beaumont of the
University of Kentucky will speak

Ambassador's Daughter

Ann Bullitt, 15 year-old daughter
of the ambassador to France,
greets friends in Paris. She has
also lived in Moscow, Russia.
Hollister Class
Will Broadcast
Program To Be Aired Over
WJR At 3:15 P.M.; Two
Plays Were Presented
Prof. R. D. T. Hollister of the
speech department will direct his
class in radio in a novel presentation
of a section of George Eliot's "Silas
Marner" at 3:15 p.m. today over
WJR Detroit.
The broadcast will originate from
the University Broadcasting studios
in Morris Hall.
Part of the story will be in nar-
rative and part in actual conversa-
tion. Following this, at 3:30 p.m. the
students will give readings from
Tennyson's poetry interspersed with
bits of his life. Musical accompani-
ment will be furnished.
Two plays were presented by the
Broadcasting Service yesterday after-
noon. Directed by Harold Gast, they
were "The Scarlet Letter" by Haw-
thorne and "Take Your Girl to the
Ball Game."
Included in the cast of "The Scar-
let Letter" were Tom C. Battin, Char-
lotte Straus, Noreen LaBarge, Ruth
Landwehr, Ann Roberts, Evelyn
Smith, William Adler, Harry Howell,
Ray Petersen, Elton Williams, Charles
Hill, Donald Hargis, June McKee,
Jane Elspass and Olive McHugh,
with Ernest Hares at the organ and
sound effects by Ann Kleiner.
English Instructors
Are Invited To Tea
The Department of English is spon-
soring a tea for- teachers of high
school English, to be given at 3:30
p.m. today in the Assembly Room on
the third floor of the Rackham build-
There will be informal discussion
of problems in connection with the
teaching of high school English
courses, with special emphasis on
the question of "outside reading" for
such courses.

'Bastille Day'
Draws 70 To
French House
More than 70 people attended the
dinner party and dance which was
held by the Cerce Francais last night
at the French house to celebrate the
French national holiday, "Bastille
Prof. Eugene Rovillain spoke to
the members of the club on the sub-
ject, "Contact avec l'Academie Fran-
caise." Following the tal, refresh-
ments were served, French songs
were sung, and informal dancing
took place.
Faculty members present were
Prof. Hugo P. Thieme, chairman of
the department of Romance Lan-
guages, Dr. and Mrs. Frederic Cas-
sidy, Mlle. Jeanne Rosselet, Prof.
Rovillain, Mr. and Mrs. Harry Wil-
liams, Prof. Anthony Jobin, Francis
Gravit and Deidre McMullan.
. Among the students were Estelle
Goldberg,. Annette Danker, Alfred
Newmann, Helen Owston, Helen
Evers, Christine Duesel, Virginia
Young, Dorothy Wikel, Edward Sou-
caze, Marie Soucaze, Marie McElroy,
Helene Zimmerman, Carolyn Casson,
John Kay, Samuel Ericsson, Augusta
Anketell, Jeanne Schwab, Anne Stur-
tevant, Eve Mostov, Bernice Krueger,
Genevieve Bach, Mrs. Hugh McMill-
an, Evelyn Harr, Mark Lewis, Jose-
phine Bonta, Kathryn Swift, Helen
Halloran, Winifred Cardner.
Helma Forsyte, William Sage, Mar-
garet Kalp, Stella Thompson, Irma
Berner, Loyal Gryting, Ethel Killhan,
Hal Fry, Betty Haines, Dorothy Goe-
bel, Rhea Straight, Minnie Harms,
Mary Cann, Gordon Bedford, Clifford
Herrick, Isca Morton, Louis Laukhun,
Werner Landecker, Isabelle ontaine,
Marie Vielmetti, Louise Twitmeyer,
Gladys Jacobson, Lynn Zwickey and
Arda Unciyan.
Mental Hygienists
Will VisitHospital
A trip to Wayne County State Hos-
pital for students interested in men-
tal hygiene will leave here by bus at
8:30 a.m. tomorrow.
A special clinical demonstration
has been arranged for the group.
Patients illustrating various types of
mental illness will be brought before
the students, and a doctor in charge
will explain the case and the possible
cures. Questions may be asked by
Reservations may be made with
Miss Rosalind May in Room 2125
Natural Science Building between 9
a.m. to 12 noon, and from 2 p.m. to
4 p.m. or by calling 3351.
Ruth Bertsch Engaged
To Howard Lillie, '38E
Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Bertsch an-
nounced the engagement of their
daughter Ruth Adelaide, '38, to llow-
ard Lillie, '38E, son of Mr. and Mrs.
Martin Lillie, July 1, at a tea given
by Mrs. Bertsch at the Blythefield
Country Club in Grand Rapids.

While We Swelter, This Ice Patrol Boat Chugs Between Icebergs

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University Research Club. He was
a corresponding member of the So-
ciete de Biologie and also associate
member of the Societe Royale des
Science medicales et Naturelles de
A member of the University Club,
the Ann Arbor Golf Club, Rotary
and the Ann Arbor Art Association,
of which he was once president, ]Dr.
Lombard had also been chairman of
the Ann Arbor Red Cross. He served
as chairman of the general commit-
tee of arrangements on inaugura-
tion of President Burton.
Dr. Lombard's hobby was etching.
He had given a number of one man
exhibitions and spent much of his
time etching during his summer va-
cations at Monhegan Island.
He was married on June 21, 1883 to
Caroline Cook of Staten Island, N.Y.
She died Feb. 19, 1923. They bad
no children. Funeral services will be
held at Dr. Lombard's home at 10
a.m. Saturday.

Midway between twin peaks of a North Atlantic iceberg, 110 feet out of water and 1,000 feet below, it is
cool enough, reports ice patrol boat, Chelan.

Death Claims
Dr. Lombard
After Illnes

Louise Cottrell
New Jersey Safety Expert
Is VisitingHere
Miss H. Louise Cottrell, consultant
in safety education of the East Or-
ange, N.J., public schools, will visit
the University today as a part of a
special program in safety education
being conducted this summer in co-
operation with 47 colleges and uni-

Buttons, Latest Of Dog Juveniles,
To Play Crab,'Makes Hit In Role

Opening night for William Shake-
speare's "Two Gentlemen of Verona"
Wednesday in Lydia Mendelssohn
Theatre featured the debut of
Buttons, local canine juvenile, as
Buttons, who has little stage tra-
dition behind him, to be sure, still is
regarded as something of a sensation
by Miss Sarah Pierce, his discoverer.
Buttons is the private pal of little
Mimi House, daughter of Mrs. Harold
House of 1011 Rose Street.
The frantic search for a successor
Physical Ed Classes
Hold Annual Picnic
The annual physical education
summer picnic was held at 4 p.m.
yesterday at Newport Beach. Trans-
poration was furnished at University
High School; and the affair was open
to all students enrolled in physical
education classes.
Prof. Elmer D. Mitchell who spon-
sored the picnic which was held in
place of the weekly physical educa-
tion luncheon, was assisted by Dor-
othy Pummill and May Noon who
were in charge of ticket sales.
A swim in Portage Lake followed
by a picnic supper, baseball, horse-
shoe and badminton provided the en-
Dormitory Holds Dinner
Residents of Betsy Barbour enter-
tained members of the faculty at a
formal dinner last night.
Try A DAILY Classified

to the petite dog who so successfully
carried off the role of Crab in last
summer's Repertory Players season
and who was recently struck down by
an automobile, culminated in the dis-
covery of Buttons, who it seems is
more than filling the role.
The devoted attentions of his little
mistress and the caprices of a veterin-
arian have adequately equipped the
young star for his initial appearance.
Buttons was clipped in an ultra-
modern fashion. e has tufts of hair
along each leg an a feathery tassel
at the end of his abbreviated tail.
His head is shaggy while the rest of
his body is sleek.
Despite a doubtful lineage, But-
tons seems to have overcome his an-
cestral bar sinister in real trouper
fashion, as he stole the show last

Graduation requirement concert,
8:15 p.m. today, School of Music
Auditorium. Martha Bailey, pi-
Sonata in B-flat, K. 333 . .Mozart
Allegro, Andante cantabile,
Allegretto grazioso.
Sonata in E,Opus109 ........
......... . ........Beethoven
Vivace, ma non troppo, Prestissi-
mo, Andante molto cantabile ed
Etudes Symphoniques, Opus 13
Sonatine ............ ..... .Ravel
Modere, Movement de Menuet,
Your films deserve the Best
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versities by New York University's
Center for Safety Education.
Scheduled talks by Miss Cottrell
are as follows: 8 a.m., "The Place of
Safety Education in the Curriculum"
University Elementary School Audi-
torium; 10 a.m., "Some Research
Problems in Safety Education," Room
3011 University High School; 11 a.m.,
"Methods and Materials in Teaching
Safety, Education," Room 1422 Uni-
versity Elementary School.

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Old-Fashioned Beer
Modern Surroundings
Fine food and good beer at the ALLENEL Hotel
has become a Michigan tradition. We are featur-
ing special steaks and seafoods during the summer
months. Plan to have your next dinner at the

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be a most ineffective implement. But some people try
to do other jobs with equally incompetent tools. Some
people try to sell articles, offer services, find lost objects
with tools that are as ineffective as a tenpenny nail
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