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VOL. XLVI No. 1 ANN ARBOR, MICHIGAN, TUEDAY, SEPTEMBER 21, 1937
PRICE FIVE CENTS
Newly-Formed Student Religious
Association Will Replace SCA
Students And Faculty Plan
Station WJR Again
To Cooperate Here
Students and members of the fac-
ulty will cooperate with the Univer-
sity to continue pioneering activity in
educational broadcasting with a series
of nine weekly programs over WJR,
Detroit, Prof. Waldo M. Abbot, direc-
tor of the University's broadcasting
service announced yesterday.
A new program treating the tech-
niques of amateur theatrics will bring
together the stuents and professors
of the English, speech and radio de-
partments and the School of Music.
Two of last year's features have
so large a following that they will
be continued throughout this year.
They are the Class in Elementary
Singing conducted by Prof. Joseph E.
Maddy of the School of Music, and
the Class in Pronunciation Diction
of Prof. Gail E. Densmore of the
Under an alternating arrangement,
listeners will hear the University Band
and Glee Club every fourth Saturday
during the school year. The Satur-
day broadcasts will begin with a fac-
ulty series on dentistry to be followed
by one on hygiene and public health.
A special layman series will be
given on Sunday afternoons begin-
ning with psychology, continuing
with sociology and ending with edu-
cation. These broadcasts will be in
the form of round table discussions
Prof. Louis M. Eich of the speech
department will conduct the class in
unison reading which will share Sun-
days with the class in hymn singing.
Current affairs will be the subject
of the World Today program with
professors £,om the various depart-
ments of the University lecturing on
their specialties. '
Other broadcasts include a series on
Forestry and land utilization and con-
certs played on the Carillon by Wil-
mot F. Pratt every fourth Sunday
Additional programs, still un-
planned, will be presented , by stu-
dents. They will be dramatizations of
short stories, reviews of current non-
fiction books and original radio plays.
Of Arts Student
Committee Ruling Allows
For Sufficient Reasons
All students in the College of Lit-
erature, Science and the Arts will be
required to have at least one Satur-
day class again this year, according
to Prof. George R. LaRue of the zo-
ology department, chairman of the
committee on Saturday -classes.
48 Of Faculty
Literary College Receives
M~ajority Of Proniotions ;
Complete List Given
Brandt Will Head
Choral Union Concerts,
Is Planned By
To Appear Here
Regent-Appointed Board Of Governors Will Direct
Activities; Plans Laid For Peace Council,
Interfaith Symposium And Forums
Religious activities this year will -
center around the newly-formed Stu- I Near Eastern students by Prof. J. Ra-
dent Religious Association with head- leigh Nelson. counselor to foreign
quarters in the building formerly students.
known as Lane Hall and now called The association annually sponsors
w as Latn Hl andnowadW the Rendezvous Camp, various fo-
The Association, Dr. Edward W.1 rums, the Peace Council and the In-
Blakeman, University religious coun- terfaith Symposium. Clarence Kre-
selor announced yesterday. sin, '38, will be president this year.
Last spring the Student Christian Special programs have been
Association and the council of re- planned by Ann Arbor churches for1
Orientation Sunday, Sept. 26.
ligion merged to form the new or- Campus churches and their loca-l
ganization. The. Board of Regents tion are: First Methodist, State andj
appointed a board of governors for Washington; First Baptist, 512 E.1
the association, consisting of five Huron; Church of Christ Disciples,'
members of the faculty, two alumni Tappan and Hill; Hillel Foundation,
and two students. The board is head- 1102 Oakland; St. Andrews Episcopal,'
ed by Prof. Raphael Isaacs of the Division and Catherine; First Presby-
medical school. terian, 1432 Washtenaw; Unitarian,'
A group of 21 students was elected Huron and State; Congregational,
to form a student religious council for State and Williams; St. Mary's Cath-1
1937-38. Eight were chosen from the olic Chapel, 503 E. William; Zion Lu-
religious denominations represented theran, Washington and Fifth; Trin-
on the campus and 13 from the cam- ity Lutheran, Fifth and Williams;
Christian Science, 409 S. Division
pus at large.
The new religious association is fi- Street and Bethlehem Evangelical, S.
nanced by the University trust funds. Fourth Ave.
The S.C.A. has transferred ownership -_
of its buildings, Lane and Newberry Health
Halls, to the board of governors. S aervice
All occupants except student groups Ne
in Lane Hall have been given notice Gets New Unit-
to move from their quarters. I
The association will be open to bothtAdde
men and women, and will be headed by Ken
by Kenneth W. Morgan, formerly of A
Harvatd Utiiversity. 'Protestant stu- a
dents will be advised by the Rev. Harvey Hessler Is Chosen
Charles W. Brashares, Catholic stu- To Give I m Class
dents by the Rev. Father James C. incoming
Berry ,priest at St. Mary's Student Health Aid During Year
Chapel and successor to the Rev.
Father Allan Babcock, Jewish stu- A new unit of eight rooms and
dents by Rabbi Bernard Heller of costing approximately $5,000 has;
the Hillel Foundation and Far or been added to the University Healthj
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Botanical Gardens, The addition, which adjoins the
9 building on the south will contain,
51Ac sof Fertile three office and examining rooms on
Scres rthe first and second floors. On the
Land, Located Here third floor the two rooms will provide
9 space for six infirmary beds.
One of the rooms will be for men;
Among the valued possessions of and the other for women. The Health
the University is its Botanical Gar- Service will have room for 30 bed pa-
den, a plot of fertile land consisting tients in the infirmary.I
of 51 acres, which offers facilities for Equipment for the building W~ill
all phases of botanical instruction and cost about $1,000. The Health Serv-I
research concerned with growing ice will be open during Orientation[
plants. Week to give medical service.
Among the equipment which be- Three new doctors have joined the;
longs to the Botanical Gardens are staff this year. Dr. Veda H. Gordon"
seven greenhouses, a two-story brick of the State Department of Health
laboratory, and ample work rooms. has been appointed to the women's;
The entire tract has been piped for staff. Dr. Gordon is a graduate of
water. . Rush Medical College and Smith
An important feature of the green- College. Dr. Claire Healey has alsoI
houses, it has been pointed out, is the been added to the staff. She wasI
provision of several separate rooms formerly on the staff of the Purdue'
for individual research problems, University Health Service.
Forty-eight faculty promotions
ere approved by the Board of Re-
ents at a special meeting Saturday,
The majority of the promotions
ere made in the College of Litera-
Lre, Science and the Arts, but mem-
ers of the faculties of many other
olleges also received advancements.
The complete list of promotions
JamesMurle Cork, from associate
pofessor, to professor of physics;
ra Stanley Duffendack, from asso-
ate professor, to professor of
hysics; Howard Sylvester Ellis, from
ssociate professor to professor of
r'ench; Thomas Seward Lovering,
om associate professor, to professor
economic geology; Charles An-
tony Knudson, from assistant pro-
ssor, to professor of French; Pres-
n William Slosson, from associate
rofessor to professor of history.
Carl G. Brandt, from assistant pro-
ssor to associate professor of speech'
nd head of the department of en-;
neering college English; Ruth C.
Vanstrom, from assistant professor
associate professor of pathology;
eigh Charles Anderson, from assist-
nt professor, to associate professor
organic chemistry; Arthur Her-
ert Copeland, from assistant profes-
r, to associate professor of mathe-
atics; Frank Egbert Eggleton, from
sistant professor, to associate pro-
ssor of zoology; Howard Merewith
hrmann, from assistant professor, to
ssociate professor of history; Lewis
urnett Kellum, from assistant pro-;
ssor, to associate professor of ge-
Allan Douglas Maxwell, from as-
stant professor, to associate profes-
r of astronomy; Norman Edward
elson, from assistant professor, to l
ssociate professor of English; Law-1
nce Preuss, from assistant professor'
associate professor of political sci-
Lewis E. Wehmeyer, from assistant
rofessor, to associate professor of
otany; Russell N. DeJong from in-
ructor to assistant professor of bot-
ny; Newton Silas Bement, from in-
ructor, to assistant professor of
rench; Joe Lee Davis, from instruc-
or, to assistant professor of English;
ichard Corbin Fuller, from instruc-
or, to assistant professor of sociol-
ry; William Perdue Halstead, from
nstructor, to assistant professor of
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Will Be Center
Of Student Life
t lilitif Include Barber
First Of Speakers
To Be Thomas Mann
Musical Events Promise
Most Unique Program
In Recent Years
Season Here Again
Serge Rachmaninoff And
Miss Ruth Slenczynski
To Play Piano
Captain John Craig
H. V. Kaltenborn
Eight noted world figures repre-
senting as many different walks of.
life will be brought to Ann Arbor dur-
ing the coming winter for the Ora-'
korical Association's annual series
The most outstanding individual:
of the entire group is Thomas Mann,
greatest novelist and writer of con-
temporary German letters and oftenF
called the greatest living writer of FRITZ KREISLER
the world, at present in voluntary!
exile from his native land because of .
his distaste for National Socialism. New Teaching
Mann will appear here March 1, 1938,
to discuss "The Coming Victory of
Democracy." c ctMembers
The best known of his many works Are Announced
is probably the novel, "Budden-
brooks." Recently he gained the ac-
claim of liberals all over the worldA
for his open letter from his haven Professors Are Added To
in Switzerland condemning the racial Military Science, Library
policies of the Hitler government. At aten
present he is making a tour of Amer- Departments
Two of last year's most popular More than 35 persons have added
lecturers will return this year. H. V. to the faculty for the school year
Kaltenborn, news editor of the Co- 1937-38, according to an announce-
lumbia Broadcasting System and for- ment of Dr. Frank Robbins, assistant
mer managing editor of the Brook- to the President.
lyn Eagle, who spoke last year on Additions include two professors,
"Kaltenborn Edits the News," will two associate professors, four assist-
appear Nov. 18. His topic will be ant professors and 31 instructors.-
"News of the Day." The new professors are Rudolph H.
Craig To Speak Gjelsness of the library science de-
Captain John Craig, famous cam- partment and Basil D. Edwards of
eraman-adventurer, will also make the military science departments.
another appearance in Ann Arbor Bessie Whitaker has been appointed
Jan. 13, speaking and showing pic- associate professor of speech, and
tures he has taken all over the George R. Husband was named asso-
world in a lecture entitled, "Adven- ciate professor of accounting.
tures of a Thrill Cameraman." New Assistant Professors
The first program of the series New assistant professors include
will be that of Ted Shawn and his Paul Henle of the philosophy depart-
group of men dancers. This widely ment; Paul Sumner Dwyer of the
known troupe, which has toured Eu- mathematics department; John How-
rope and America for several years, ard Ferguson of the pharmacology
will appear Nov. 2. department; and Elmore Shaw Petty-
Julien Bryan, recognized authority john of the chemical engineering de-
on Far Eastern politics, will speak partment.
Dec. 1 on "Japan and Manchukuo," Newly-appointed instructors are
discussing significant aspects of the Jay Arthur Bolt, mechanical engi-
Japanese invasion and conquest of neering; Fred Joseph Herman, bot-
the former Chinese province in 1932. any; Roger H. Gillette, chemistry;
Dr, Victor Heiser, whose recent William M. Mewman, history; Robert
book, "An American Doctor's Odys- McDowell Thrall, mathematics; Wil-
sey," proved last year's best seller in liam Frankena, philosophy.
the non-fiction field, will lecture; Instructors
Dec. 9 on "More of a Doctor's Odys-( David M. French and Howard M.
sey," Kline, political science; James S.
Snow, dermatology; C. Frances Mac-
May Festival Brings Kinnin, internal medicine; James T.
Bradbury, obstetrics and gynecology;
Much Music Talent Frank Damron Lathrop, otolaryngol-
Next winter's edition of the Choral
Union concert season, a feature of
the University musical program al-
most unique among American col-
leges, promises to be one of the finest.
in the history of the activity.
The Choral Union season and the
May Festival which follows it later
in the school year, are under the aus-
pices of the School of Music, and
through then concert and operatic
artists are brought to Ann Arbor
every year at popular prices. Thus is
made possible the fulfillment of one
of the most important cultural and
aesthetic needs of students.
Kreisler On Program
The Boston Syrphony Orchestra
under the baton of its celebrated con-
ductor, Serge Koussevitsky, will again
be a visitor to Ann Arbor this winter,
appearing Dec. 8. The Cleveland Or-
chestra, with Artur Rodzinski con-
ducting, will play earlier in the sea-
son, on Nov. 9, its second appearance
Among the instrumental artists
scheduled to appear, perhaps the best
known is Fritz Kreisler, who will give
a concert Nov. 29. Another violinist,
not as well known in America, the
Rumanian mastro Georges Enesco,
will make his first appearance here
March 1, the closing performance of
Two outstanding pianists, the
widely recognized Serge Rachmani-
noff and the 12-year-old prodigy
Ruth Slenczynski, will take part in
the seasoi. Rachmaninoff, who has
played here previously, will open the
series Oct. 22, while Miss Slenczynski
will play Jan. 10.
In the vocal field, Richard Crooks,
Metropolitan Opera tenor, will ap-
pear Nov. 19, while Gina Cigna, so-
prano, another Metropolitan star, will
sing Jan. 28. The Helsinski Chorus,
of Finland,2which has achieved wide
popularity in America, will appear
here for the first time Jan. 28, with
Martti Turunen conducting.
'World Peace' Is Topic
Tickets for the entire season of
concerts, which will be presented in
Hill 'Auditorium, are priced at six,
eight, ten and twelve dollars. In-
cluded with a season ticket is a three-
dollar coupon which may be applied
on a season ticket to the subsequent
The remaining lectures of the
series will be delivered by Salvador de
Madariaga, distinguished observer of
current European politics and of the
Spanish war, who will speak Feb. 24
on "World Peace," and Wendell
Chapman, who will give an illustrated
lecture March 15 on "Wild Animals
of the Rockies," last of the series,
pac , Taromi, Game
Professor LaRue said the rule may each equipped with automatic heat Dr. Harvery Hessler, a graduate ofIt
be relaxed if a student presents valid control and independent ventilation. the Cincinnati Medical School, will I
reasons for not having a classon A collection of growing plants for be the class medical adviser for thet
Saturday. He went on to explain teaching and exhibition purposes is incoming freshman men.-
that with one exception there are no now being developed on a wide scale. lc
set rules for excusing students ,each It includes more than 2,000 species DISEASED CELLSV
case being considered individually by and varieties, including some of the A cancerous growth consists of a"
the committee. more important economic and orna- mixture of healthy and diseased cells.
All students that are taking credit mental species of the tropics and a The problem is to destroy the diseased
amounting to six hours or less will representative collection of hardy cells without injuring the healthy t
be granted excuses from Saturday perennials, shrubs and trees. ones. It
classes. This rule is not automati, prnilsub adtesos.i
and those coming under this categoryt
must receive an excuse from the com- University's Year By Year Qtr y7
The committee on Saturday classes
will hear cases tomorrow in Room eerea
1034 Angell Hall, and in the gym- B
nasium from Thursday through Sat- -
During the first three weeks of By WILFRED SHAW ; 1835 - A translation of Cousin'st
school, Professor LaRue and Prof. 1787 - The Northwest Territory report, read by John D. Pierce of
Norman Maier of the psychology de- organized under the Ordinance of Marshall, Michigan. Mr. Pierce andt
partment will meet students desiring 1787, with the provision that "Reli- General Isaac Edwin Crary, as mem-t
to be excused from Saturday classes gion, morality, and knowledge being bers of the Constitutional Conven-I
in their offices at hours to be an- necessary to good government and tion, draw up the educational section!
nounced in the D.O.B. the happiness of mankind, schools of the Constitution of 1935, in which
The reason for the Saturday class, and the means of education should provision is made for a university. 1
requirement, according to Professor forever be encouraged." 1837 - January 26-Michigan ad-
LaRue; is the increased need for 1805 - Territory of Michigan or- mitted to the Union. March 18-An
classrooms in University buildings be- ganized. Organic Act under the Constitution1
cause of larger enrollment. 1817 -- The Catholepistemiad of provided "that there shall be estab-1
Michigan established in Detroit. lished in this State an institution
PHYS. ED. REQUIRED' 1818 - Lancastrian School opened under the name and style FThe Uni-
Credit for a full year of physical in the University Building on Bates versity of Michigan.'" June 5-First
education is required of all students and Congress streets, Detroit. meeting of the Board of Regents in
hafr-rat-avarnlinP fomthe TTni 1821 _- The Univrsi~ty o'f TDetroit; Ann Arbor. The site of the present.
Rooms For Men's Use ,
Vocalists and symphony orchestrasT
An enlarged Michigan Union, cen-: are featured in this musical festival,
er of the Michigan man's social ac- which has been favorably comparedt
ivities from his first day on campus, I to the great European festivals.
will be ready for the University's The May Festival concerts are pre-
sented in Hill Auditorium, both af-;
argest freshman class, Stanley G ternoon and evening performances
Waltz, general manager of the Union,; being given. A traditional feature of
promised yesterday. the Saturday afternoon concert is'
Finishing touches are being put to the singing of Ann Arbor school chil-
t a islgldren. The University Choral Union;.
he cafeteria annex, planned to al-I also sings at one of the concerts.
eviate conditions overcrowded in the
ap room. The seven bowling alleys
which once occupied this space, have 'George Pray lel
been moved to the basement of theI
new annex. Life At Univ
In addition to its restaurant fa-
cilities, the Union provides the op-
portunity for leisure hours. TheI
bowling alleys, the swimming pool, The life and thoughts of a stu-
the billiard room and ping pong dent at the University in its years of|;
tablesiare open from 11 a .m. to 11 infancy can be not more graphically
p.m. daily, presented than in the words of a 1
Leisure may be spent in the member of the first graduating class I
Pendleton library, a collection of of Michigan.
curent periodicals, "best sellers,", George N. Pray, '45, A.M., '63, stu-
and classics. The north lounge serves dent of classics and of nature has,
as a meeting place between classes, made his class famous through his:
an informal study hall and meeting memoirs as well as affording a true:
place for forums. The south lounge insight into the personnel and phil-I
is a game room. provided with check- osophy of his generation of students.;
er tables and chess and checker sets. Mr. Pray was one of the active j
A barber shop is in the basement members of his class and an officer .
for faculty members and students, of the Alpha Nu society, still in ex-
and meeting rooms are available' istence on the campus. The trials and
throughout the building to campus tribulations of this pioneer student
ogy; Claude V. Winder, physiology;
Louise F. Schmite, pediatrics; Moses
M. Frolich, psychiatry.
Paul R. Dirkse, John T. McGreer,
Jr., and John W. Turner, roentgen-
ology; Harry Brinkman, Sherwood B.
Winslow and Francis Edwin West,
surgery; Homer E. Faust, Von K.
Frowine, Thomas D. Gilson, Willard
P. Haist, David A. Kerr, Delos R. Ker-
vin and John V. Olson, in the denta
school; Thor M. Johnson and Hardin
A. Van Deursen, in the music school;
and Samuel C. Fielden, business law.
Ils Of Student
ersity In 1845
Goes Into Effect
The auto ban, which prohibits Uni-
versity students from operating cars
unless for certain special purposes,
will go into effect at 8 a.m. Monday,
Sept. 27, according to the office of the
Dean of Students.
Students may obtain a permit to
church as usual. The girls possessed dr - - - -w" r,- - -lv-n r n
of as many witching and enticing drive, however, if they live in or near
ways as usual-they hitched and Ann Arbor and need to drive for
twitched and showed their -huge family use, if they live with relatives
bustles as much as ever. The stu- or parents and are more than a rea-
dents rather more attentive than sonable walking distance from the
usual because a professor preached; campus, for business purposes and
notwithstanding their eyes often for health purposes.
wandered in the direction of some If a student lives more than 150
fair object. miles from Ann Arbor, he may drive
June 3rd. Today the news of the ja car to school and store it here.
result of the Democratic National University officials feel that the
Convention was received in town. The use of an automobile by a student
at the University is rarely essential in
nominations seem to be all the talk. securing an education, that it often
A box of Kane's Chemistries ar- detracts from scholastic work and
rived in town today so that we can other activities valuable to the stu-
go to work again after having had dent and that automobiles lead to