Senator Ward offered a resolution in ;he state senate yesterday that the committee on state aflairs investígate ;ie matter of the publication and dis■ribution of books and other printed matter by the state, and report those whioh could be out off. He said there are stacks and stacks of matter sent out from year to year that is never read, and that there are tons and tons of it lying aronnd the state now in county court nouses that have never even been opened, and he thought the money might better be spent on the Michigan manual. His resolution was adopted Arthur Orozier, a professor of the Agrioultural College, died Monday morning of consnmption at the home of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. O. R. L. Crozier, on Geddes ave. The funeral serviceswill , be held at his parents' home tomorrow afternoon at 2 o'clock. He was 43 vears of age and a gradúate of the literary class of '85 of the Univesrity of Michigan. He was uamarried. His parents with a number of brothers and sisters survive him.