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THE MICHIGAN DAILY WEDNESDAY

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Michigan Is One Of First To
Give Admission By Certilcate

The University of Michigan was one
of the first, if not the first, of the
large universities to admit students
from high schools on certificates, ac-
cording to Dr. George E. Carrothers
of the bureau of co-operation with
educational institutions.
It was President Frieze who, in
1871, conceived the idea of visiting
the secondary schools of this and
neighboring states to determine the
quality of work done in the schools
and also to inspect their methods of
teaching, Dr. Carrothers said.
As time went on, certain definite
standards were set up for the guid-
ance of the University inspectors who
also worked in co-operation with sec-
ondary school administrators and
teachers in the development of more
efficient schools. Later, this work
was organized under a division of
university inspection of high schools
with a director in charge.
Two Organizations Merge
In 1919 the State Department of
Public Instruction and the University
began working together in the visit-
ing and inspection of secondary
schools and in the exchange of re-
ports. Until that time the work of
the two organizations in this respect
had overlapped. The change of pol-
icy had an added advantage in that
it gave high school principals a
chance to talk over their problems
with men from the State department
as well as with those from the Uni-
versity.
At the present time, this co-opera-
tion not only to public high schools,
but to private and parochial secon-
dary schools as well.
Ever since the organization of the
division, changes and additions have
been made to make it more efficient.
A special sub-committee was or-
ganized to take care of work in con-
nection with junior colleges. Its
Adelphi To Debate
Air Mail Question
The question to be brought before
Adelphi House of Representatives,
men's speech club, for consideration
tonight will be "Resolved, That the
United States Government Should
Own and Operate All Air Lines."
James V. McDowell, '37, will lead the
discussion in favor of the bill at the
meeting which starts at 7:30 p.m. in
the Adelphi Room, Angell Hall,
aganist Herman Grossman, '37, who
will lead the opposition.
Plans are being concluded for an
inter-society debate with Athena Lit-
erary Society, national forensic league
for women, according to Samuel L.
Travis, '34, speaker.

purpose is to visit both colleges and
junior colleges in this and other
states on the request of the institu-
tions themselves and to aid them in"
perfecting their educational system.
If it is requested, the University com-
mittee will consider the reports of the,
college visitors and then render a re-
port to the head of the institution.
Report Compliments System
In a report published several years
ago by the department of superinten-
dence of the National Education As-
sociation a highly complimentary
pargraph appeared on the Michigan
system of co-operation with secon-
dary schools. The bureau of co-op-
eration with educational institutions
has now replaced the division of uni-
versity inspection of high schools and
is continuing the work of developing
a harmonious working relationship
among the schools of the State.
TO COMPLETE CWA PROJECT
Pouring of the cement to complete
the CWA project at the East Engi-
neering Building will take place to-
day. Th work, which was to have
been completed two weeks ago, was
delayed, and to catch up to schedule
the cement will be poured despite the
heavy snow.

Alpha Nu To Hold
Open Forum Today
An open forum discussion on topics
of the members' own choosing will
feature the weekly meeting of Alpha
Nu, national men's speech club, at
7:30 p.m. today in the Alpha Nu room,
Angell Hall.
Tryouts will be heard before the
meeting at 7:15 p.m., William Groen-
ing, ' 4-'36L, president, said. Men
interested in speech may try out with
speeches of from three to five min-
utes length. Any subject may be
chosen.
Plans are being completed for the
organization's annual debate with
Zeta Phi Eta, women's national
speech club, April 4. The subject,
"Resolved, That the University Adopt
Closing Hours For Men the Same as
for Women," will be upheld by the
women on the affirmative team.
The men's organization announced
the recent pledging of three men, Ed-
ward Downs, '35, Charles C. Lemmer,
'34, and James Eyre, '36.
VACA
Complete Airplane and
CHUBB'S 12 -8

University Gets
.
Bird Shipment
From Dr. Koelz
A shipment of 2,000 birds has just
been received by the University Mu-
seum from a joint expedition of the
University and Cranbrook School in
India.
This expedition is headed by Dr.
Walter Koelz, former assistant cura-
tor of the fish division of the Uni-
versity Museums, who went to India
a year ago last fall.
Most of the specimens represented
in the shipment came froni Punjab
and Kashmir, the Himalayan moun-
tains, and adjoining lowlands near
the northern boundary of India.
Many of them are like our native
species, there being a counterpart to
our English sparrow, creeper, nut
hatcher, and duck.
This shipment will be added to the
30,000 bird specimens kept by the Un-
iversity for research purposes.
d Motor Coach Information
P.M. - PHONE 9142

BOOKS for
STUDENTS of MEDICINE
THE PUBLICATIONS OF MR. CHARLES C. THOMAS
A Few of the Best Titles follow:

GRINKER - Neurology ,... .. . . ...
MAJOR -Classic Description of Disease..
MOORE -Modern Treatment of Syphilis.
LONG - Selected Readings in Pathology ..
FULTON -Selected Readings in History of Physiology.
HARVEY - Motion of the Heart and Blood...
STRAUB - Surgery of the Chest.. .. .
MENVILLE & ALLEN -Science of Radiology.
CUSHMAN - Intercranial Tumors . . ...
CUSHING & BAILEY - Blood Vessel Tumors of the Brain.
WAGONER & CUSTER -Handbook of Experimental Pathology.
BOAS & GOLDSCHMIDT - The Heart Rate. .
NEWBURGH & JOHNSTON - Exchange of Energy
Between Man and the Environment.. .......... .
DICTIONARIES, COMPENDS and REFERENCE BOOKS

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