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TODAY'S FEATURES
1:15-Ford Plant Tour begins
5:00-Lecture. Dean G. E.
Carrothers.
8:00-Concert. Hill audito-
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ANN ARBOR, MICHIGAN, WEDNESDAY, JULY 13, 1927

PRICE FIVE CENT

DR. 'LUMSDEN SPEAKS
TO HEALTH STUDENTS
TON FLOODCONDITIONS
DECLARES THAT ANXIETY ABOUT
PESTILENCE AND DISEASE
IS UINWARRANTED
IN U. S. HEALTH SERVICE
Commends Work Of Those In Charge
Of Refugee Camps Who Aided
Supplying Food and Clothing
"There is much apprehension about
pestilence and a great deal of anxiety
about distase following the flood," said
Dr. L. L. Lumsden, M.D., surgeon in
the United States Public Health ser-
vice, in a special lecture yesterday
afternoon fob the Public Health work-
ers. Dr. Lumsden states that a town
is usually healthier or at least as
healthy after a flood.
Comends Workers ,,
"Those who had charge of the re-
fugee camps deserve a great deal of
commendation," he continued. The
public health workers and Red Cross
provided food, clothes and lodging for
15,000 to 20,000 persons applying
within 12 to 15 hours. Everyone was
vaccinated, the cry being, "No vac-
cinate, no eat." There was very little
sickness, one camp having only six
cases out of 19,000.
Dr. Lumsden pointed out that an-
other time of danger is in the first
two weeks after the refugees return
home. Much work has been done and
is being done to prevent typhoid and
malaria. He predicts that the next
twelve months will show better health
in the flood area than has been known'
in the past, although the economic
condition will naturally be more se-
rious.
Discusses Epidemiology
Dr. Lumsden then discusses epime-
miology,. particularly in the field of*
typhiod fever. "Every year there is
additional knowledge given us which1
is of inestimable value in epidemio-
logy," said Dr. Lumsden. He dis-
cussed the routes of infection of ty-
phoid, stating that typhoid comes from
persons only, and is a verj variable
disease clinically. After telling of
several of the investigations carried
on by the United States Public Health,
service, Dr. Lumsden concluded by
saying that "sanitation means using
feasable, common-sense means of
breaking up the line of infection be-
tween the carrier and other persons."
EXCURSION TICKET
SALE IS EXTENDED
Tickets for the excursion to the Riv-
er Rouge plant of the Ford Motor
company may be purchased until noon
today at the Summer session office,
Room 8, University hall, it was an-
nounced yesterday by Carlton Wells,
of the Rhetoric deprtment, who will
direct the trip.
Round-trip fare 'by bus is $1.00.
Those driving cars may follow the
Fuses or meet the party at office
number two of the River Rouge
(Fordson) factory. The buses will I
leave from Angell hall, State street,
at 1:15 P. M. today.
Among the many things to be seen
at the Ford factory are the foundry,
blast furnace and the tractor assemb-
ly line at the Fordson tractor factory.
All the various units will be seen in

operation.
DEAN WILL SPEAK,
ON COLLEGE PLAN
Dean George E. Carrothers, of Rol-
lins College, Winter Park, Florida, and
a member of the School of Education
Faculty during the University Sum-
mer session, will lecture on "The Rol-
lins Plan of College Instruction" to-
day at five o'clock in Natural Science
auditorium.
This plan which Dean Carrothers
will discuss has been in operation at
the college since last September and
acording to the dean has completely
won over the entire school. It is to
continue in operation for five years as
a test of its efficiency.
Rollins college was established in
1883 and is the oldest college in Flori-

TENNIS DRAWINGS
FOR SUMMER PLAY
ARE MADE BY MOE
Drawings for the annual summer
tennis tournament, sponsored gy
George J. Moe, Ann Arbor sporting
goods dealer, were announced late
yesterday. The line-up was arrang-
ed by Dr. G. A. May, director of Wat-
erman gymnasium. As has been an-
nounced before medals will be given
to he winner and runner up of the
singles and to the winners of the
doubles. A change has been made in
he arrangements for playing, in-
stead of playing only on the courts
at Ferry field, the matches may be
played off on any field in the city, it
was announced.
The following is the list of the
matches for the first singles to be
played:
Toevs, Williams; Grossman, Moore;
Cortenius, George Rich; Wing, Cor-
dero; this group of matches should
be played off at once.
The second group of singles is as;
follows: Richelson, Theley; Humpli-
reys, Whale; Van Cleve, Livingstone;
Benson, Nagel; Marsh, Diack; Craw-,
ford, Rogvoy; these can be played any
time within a feasible length of time.
The following is the list of the dou-
ble drawings: Moore and Humph-
reys, Morgan and Sullivan; Messman
and Wing, Van Cleve andl Cortenius;
Abbey and Goodnow, Rogvoy and
Richelson; Grossman and Nagel drew
the bye.
There wil be a score card with the
results of the matches posted in Geo.
Moe's sporting goods store. It was
urged by the officials of the tourna-
ment that all participants play off_
their matches as soon as possible. The
Daily has a list of the men and their
phone numbers.
rEHINT BEAL PRAIS
A ddress Before Men's' Edueationalf
G'rub is On English Colleges; t
Two Nations Compared
GROUP PLANS STUNT NIGHT
"England is a wonderful nation oft
honesty, of integrity, and of cleara
grit. She is too fixed for America to'
worry about any revolution. Nowhere
can dne find two nations more sup-_
plementary to each other than are
America and England. America rep-'
resents the 'new, England the old."
Thus, Regent Junius Beal, of the Uni-
versity, summed up his discourse last
evening on "Some Thoughts About
English Universities" which was de-
livered before the Men's Educational1
club at the Union.
Regent Beal stated that it all de-
pends upon your point of view andE
upon how much you know about the
subject whether you will criticize or
commend the English universities. To
his md he found them favorable and
in many ways similar to their Amer-
can prototypes.
The program of the evening was
opened by group singing, and then]
Professor Lindegrin, head of the vocal
department of the State normalc
school, accompanied by Professorc
Frederick Alexander, director of the
State Normal conservatory, sang three 1
numbers. Other business was carried
on including the planning of a stunt
night, to be presented by the different

departments of the club next Tuesday
evening.
AMERICA LEADS IN
TELEPHONE CALLS
(By Associated Press)
DETROIT, July 12.-Correcting a
popular impression that long distance
telephone service is more frequently
used in Europe than in this country,
because it costs less, C. W. Hunger-
ford of the Michigan Bell Telephone.
company here says that European ser-
vice is note used more, but that a
great many of what we call local
calls are made on a toll basis in
European countries, making it appear
that the use of long distance is great-
er than here.I
In the general use of the telephone,
as shown by the total number of local
and toll calls, the United States is
well ahead of any other country with

Professor Kruyt Has Great Admiration
For Our University System, He Declares

"I have a great admiration for the
American university system," stated
Professor Hugo R. Kruyt, of the Uni-
versity of Utrecht, Holland, in an in-
terview recently. "You see, there are
no undergraduates in the German uni-
versities, and the scientific people are
a distinct class. Here, a man conges
and goes to college for four years, and
although he may not study science he,'
at least, becomes acquainted with it.
I tried to be critical of America, but
I could not. I like it very much."
Professor Kruyt is on his first visit
to America. He came originally as
the guest of honor at the Colloid sym-
posium here in Ann Arbor last spring;
but remained here for special lectures
and is conducting two courses during
the Summer session.
Dr. Kruyt was first a student at the
University of Amsterdam when Bak-
huris Rooseboom, Van der Waals, Zee-
man, Hugo de Vries, and Lobry de
Bruges were connected there. "It was
a grand university then." Dr. Kruyt j
smiled as if reminiscing of those col-I

lege days. He entered the University
of Utrecht in 1907 and has been con-
nected with the University since that
time, although he has studied and
taught at other institutions.
Professor Kruyt has been a mem-
ber of the Netherlands delegation to
the International Union since its in-
stitution, and has visited Rome, Brus-
sells, Lyons, Cambridge, Copenhagen,
and Bucharest in this office. "You
see," he smiled again, "I know Eu-
rope quite well."
Since Holland was a neutral country
during the war Dr. Kruyt has been
able to do much towards the recon-
ciliation of the German and French
chemists. Since 1926 the Germans
have been invited to join the Inter-
national Union mostly by the efforts
of Holland and Denmark.
Dr. Kruyt lectured on "The Applica-
tion of Plgysical Chemistry to Indus-
try" yesterday in Natural Science au-
ditorium. He intends to leave Ann
Arbor August 1 and to sail for Hol-
land August 6.

INDUSTRY RESTSr
UPON CHEMISTRY,
SAYS PROF. KRUYT
Industry rests upon physical chem-
istry according to Professor Hugo; R.
Kruyt, of the University of Utrecht,
who spoke on "The Application of
Physical Chemistry to industry" yes-
terday afternoon in the Natural
Science auditorium.
Professor Kruyt traced the history
of physical chemistry beginning with
Goldberg and Waagre who first pro-
nounced the law or velocity, which
states that the velocity of a chemical
action is proportional to the concen-
tration of the material. Van't Hoff
and Lechatelier were nexxt mentioned
in connection with the principle of
compulsion which as Dr. jKruyt
stated is also applicable to men. Wil-
liam Gibbs, Van der Waal, and Bak-
huis Rooseboom were also mentioned
in this connection.
Dr. Kruyt mentioned the application
of physical chemistry to aviation, to
radio, to photography, and to the
manufacture of artificial silk, which
was the first fiber to be produced syn-
thetically. The kitchen was also
characterized as a remarkable example
of phyiscal chemistry.
"The physical chemist cannot" stand
the word impossible," said Dr. Kruyt
in conclusion.
CAR BEING HELD
PENDING INQUIRY
fending an investigation into the
methods employed in a raffle at the

'STATISTICAL REPORT
0 F HEALTH SERVICE
FORYEAR PUBLISHED

ANNUAL FIGURES DISCLOSE
CREASE IN CALLS AT
DISPENSARY

IN.

DEATH RATEDECREASES
Need For Major Hospital Care is More
Common Than In Previous Year;
Room Calls Decrease
Increase in the Health Service calls
and the daily cost of maintaining pa-
tients in the infirmary, accompanied
by a decrease in the student death
rate, were notable in the annual
statistical .report of the Health Ser-
vice published by Dr. Warren E. For-
sythe, director.
"An outstanding feature," accord-
ing to -Dr. Forsythe, "is that an un-
usual number of students have' re-
quired major hospital care for varied
conditions which have no common
cause. Acute appendicitis, typical."
An increase of 32 acute appendicitis
cases brought the total for the year
to 89, as compared with Lb .-y ths
previous period.
- Less Ueaths Reported
The total number of deaths from all
causes among the students was eig t
as c mi: _ad with 11 of the year ba

AEISQALIY EI STINSON TAKES
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Jones, Melhorn, Barnes And Kirkwood TI'hirteen Planes Of 'National Tour
Are Considered Strong Contenders I Land Safely lit Detroit After Long
For Golf Championship Good Will Voyage
BOBBY REMAINS FAVORITE FLIERS DEFY HEAVY STORM
(By Associated Press) (By Associated Press)
ST. ANDREWS, Scotland, July 12. DETROIT, July 12.-Riding a lash-
-Any one of four Americans, Bobbie ing wind, rain and hail storm, the 13
Jones, Bill Mehlhorn, Jim Barnes and planes of the national air tour landed
Joe Kirkwood, among eight entrants'
from the United States in an felyat the Ford airport here late
even hundred others who qualified to- today, completing a good Will voyage
day for the British open, figure as which took them to 25 cities in 15
likely winners of the golf'champion- states, the total distance of 4,169 miles
ship now in Jones' possession and v re during the trip.
which Americans before him have held Ediie Stinson, piloting a Stinson-
five times in the past six years. D)"troiter, was announced winner of
That was the opinion of British golf- the first Pize; of $2,500 and the Edsel
ers who at the close of 36 holes of i p or' trophy following a checkup of
the weeding out process tonight were the points made during the 'long
searching the qualifying list for a I flight. Stinson maintained a comfort-
man to restore the British champion- able lead throughout the trip, lut a
ship to its native land. slight accident at Grand Radips this
Besides the quintet of Ameriearna, aternoon threateded to throw him into
that the British fear most there is al second place. He made temporary!
reserve of four more from the United r.pairs, however, and pulled'through
States to hold any ambitious English t'e wind storm to hold first place.
assault. This is comprised of Larry Randolph D. Page, in a Hamilton'
Nabhpltz, John G. Anderson, Walter monoplane, placed second, and he'
Tennett, and Tom Stevens. Naboltz was closely followed by Harvey C.
attracted so much attention today, Mulert in a Murphy.
chiefly by his long, accurate driving, Several thousand people gathered
that he is classed by many experts at the airport to witness the close of
close to the Americans' "'Big Four." the tour, waited with apprehension
Jones, after a fine 71 today, re- when the heavy stromcloutls rolled out
mained the outstanding favorite, of the northwest directly in the
Mehlhorn added his second 7$ today course of the approaching flyers. Each
for a 146, one stroke better than plane tossed in the heavy winds went
Jones, and led the American contin- over carefully for a landing and there
gent of qualifiers. I were no

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carnival on Packard street Saturday fore and 10 in 1924-25.
night, Sheriff E. M. Wurster is hold- Dispensary calls numbered, 37,29,
ing/an automobile which was to have while those -fcr 1924-25 totalled 3 s.
been given to the winner of the raffle. 890, and those for 1925-26 36, 951. T.h
Charges of fradulent procedure in statistics on room calls by Heali'.
drawing the winning number led to Service physicians showed a decided
a confiscation of the car. The car decrease, from 1,799 to 1,281. Hos-
was raffled off without previous an- pital bed patients, however, number .d
nouncement although many persons considgrably more than' in the pre-
held tickets, says the ,sheriff. The vious year, 311 as compared with 211.
winner, Willams B. Wecker, who Expenses for each patient in the
called for the car a little while after University hospital amounted to $8.77
the announcement of the winning num- daily, according to the report, while
ber gave a fictitious address in Sagi- those for 1925-26 had been $8.00 daily.
naw. The man who claimed to be the head Colds Common
winner also had a car bearing Mis- Of the large number of respirato. y
souri license plates but did not have I infections, head colds appeared the
a driver's license from that state, ac- most common, more than 2,500 of
cording to the officer. them being treated. Cases diagnose I
! as Sinusitis totalled 209, a decrea!.e
SCHOOL TEACHERS AR of 36 from the year before.
,EITonsil operations were performed
on 121 students at the Health Se -
vk ee, a larger number than previously,
PART OF SESI while the eye refractions made nul,
bered 922, a decrease of 80 from the
previous year. Upperclass medical
Nore Than 300 University 1lnstruetors studen s performed more than 1,109
Are Enrolled At Michigan For examinations, which was little less
This Summer than double the figures for the previ-
ous like period. X-Ray examinations
KRAUS SUBMITS REPORT were stated as totalling more than

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WOMEN STUDENTS
TO BE RECEIVED
AT FRENCH HOUSEJ
Women students of FrIench next,
year will have the privilege of French
house, chaperoned by a French
woman. The house, which will ac-
commodate twelve girls, will be
opened in September.
Residents, who will be selected
from advanced students of French,'
will have breakfast and dinner at the
house, with the French woman in
charge of the conversation. Other
women especially interested in French
will have the opportunity of lunch-
ing there.
Rene W. Talamon, of the French
department, is in France this summer
selecting the woman who is to takej
charge. She will also be a member
of the French department.
The house will be a regular League,
house, but the residents will be al
select group. Several women have al-
ready spoken for rooms, and any in-
terested should communicate withl
Miss Alice Lloyd immediately.
from two to 14 times as many tele-
phone conversations each year.
European long distance service is
less efficient than American service,
Mr. Hungerford states, ipore delays
being occasioned in Continental
'phone calls than in those in Ame-
rica. Congestion on the Europeaif
lines is a common condition, he de-
clared.

MISS KEA RNS WILL
BE AT RECEPTION
Miss Elsie Hearndon Kearns of the
Rockford Players wil be the guest of
honor at the informal reception to
be held this afternoon at 4 o'clock in
the parlors of Barbour gymnasium.
Invitations have been sent to the
wives of the faculty members, to the
sororities, league houses and to a few
town people. The wives of the deans
of the University will also be present.
Special entertainment is planned
and it is expected that Miss Kearns
will give a reading. Refreshments
will be served by the Women's league.
All women on campus are urged to
take advantage of this opportunity to
meet Miss Kearns, and any Ann Arbor
women who are interested are cordial-
ly invited to attend whether they haveC
received invitations or not.
This will be one of the daily teas
at which the attendance is steadily
increasing.
BASEBALL SCORES
(By Asscciated Press)
American League
Washington, 9; Detroit 6.
Boston, 5; St. Louis, 6.
New York, 7; Cleveland, 0.
Philadelphia, 5; Chicago, 8.
Natinal League
St. Louis, 9; Philadelphia, 6.
Cincinnati, 2; New York, 3.
Pittsburgh, 2; Brooklyn, 1.
Cihcago, 6; Boston, 2.

More than 300 hundred instructors
from other universities and colleges
are enrolled in the Summer session
this year, according to a report releas-
ed from the office of Dean Edward H.
Karus. The total number of teachers
here is 1,635, which is 350 more than
in 1926 and is 44 per cent of the en-
tire student body.
The graduate school has 871 of the
477. Two hundred forty-seven are in
the literary college and the remaining
total and the School of Education has
40 are in the five other schools.
The total Aumber of teachers isf
divided into 14 classes. High school
teachers compose the largest' class,
having 479. With the junior high
school teachers, this figure reaches
613 which compared with they total
of 584 last year, shows a slight in-
crease. One hundred thirty-five ire
listed in the miscellaneous group
which is larger than that of last year.
High school principals total 107;
city superintendents, 79; normal
school instructors, 28; county sup-
erintendents, 6. Seven county nor-
mal principal and 59 grade supervis-
ors are enrolled. The grade teachers
number 164 with 32 grade principals
and the remaining 135 are listed in
the miscellaneous group which is
comprised of teachers in special
fields.
LETTER, CARRIERS TO MEET
(By Associated Press)
LUDINGTON, July 12.-Maintenance
alowance, the retirement question, aiid
organization for better service will
be discussed by the rural letter car-
riers of the state when they gather
here July 26 for a three day conven-
tion.

1,000, while in 1925-26 50 less were
given.
CAgvCMPUS CHANGES
INCLUDE REPAIRS
FOR CLASSROOMS
Numerous changes are being made
on the campus this summer. The
South Wing of University hall is be-
ing re-roofed, the classrooms in the
east wing are being repaired and the
whole building is getting a new eaves-
trough.
The terrace around the Chemistry
building is to be removed so that the
lawn pill slope gradually as it does
from the other buildings. Several
sidewalks on the campus will be
raised, and the dagonal walk from the
Science building to the north side of
Pharmacology will be removed.
Most interesting of all is the re-
moval of the old gardener's house
back of the President's home. There
is a deep vault under this house which
is said to have been President Angell's
wine cellar. Anyway, the B. and G.
boys are wondering where they can
get enough dirt to fill this famous
hole.

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