THE MICHIGAN DAILY
WEDNESDAY, MAY 3, 1939
THE MICHIGAN BATTY
WEDNESDAY, MAY 3. 1939
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Acclaimed as the most beautiful college building in the country, the
Rack.am Building has rapidly assumed its place as the showplace of the
campu. . "and THIS is the. Rackham Building," one says to awed
guests . r was dedicated last summer and first opened for the fall semester
.came from $400,000,000 gift of the Horace H. Rackham and Mary A.
Rackham Fund . ..,contains lecture halls, reading, study, discussion and
conference rooms, "and facilities for nresearch and graduateorganizations
has aided tremendously in integrating hitherto unorganized graduate
activities,.. income from the endowment, one of the largest ever made
to a .university,, will be used to improve and expand research and educa-
tional facilities . . in .the words of Dean, Clarence S. Yoakum of the
Graduate School, "it-will be a vital force in the research and graduate activi-
ties of the University, planned and constructed so that it will suggest and
utilize those activities and forces which. increase the happiness and well-
being of mankind . . ." main lecture hall has been declared one of most
acoustically perfect auditoriums in the nation
Campus Poll Records Deoree
Of Student Chuich Attendance
the School of Business Administra- Athletic Building are closed for the
tion or the Graduate School with alj season.
DAILY OFFICIAL BULLETIN
Publication in the Bulletin is constructive notice to all members of the University.
Copy received at the office of the Assistant to the President until 3:30 P.M.;
11:00 A.M. on Saturday.
WEDNESDAY, MAY 3, 1939
VOL. XLIX. No. 152
Apparatus Exchange: The Regents
at their meing in Maren, 1927, au-,
thorized an arrangement for the sale
of scientific apparatus by one de-
partment to another, the proceeds of
the sale to be credited to the budget
account of the deparcnent from
which the apparatus is transferred.
Departments having apparatus
which is not in active use are advised
to send description thereof to the
University Chemistry Store, of which
Prof. R. J. Carney is director. The
Chemistry store headquarters are in
Room 223 Chemistry Building. An
effort will be made to sell the ap-
paratus to other departments which
are likely to be able to use it. In
some instances the apparatus may be
sent to the University Chemistry
store on consignment and if it is not
sold within a reasonable time, it will
be returned to the department from
which it was received. The object
of this arrangement is to promote
economy by reducing the amount of
unused apparatus. It is hoped that
departments having such apparatus
will realize the advantage to them-
selves and to the University in avail-
ing themselves of this opportunity.
Shirley W. Smith.
Student Loans: The Loan Commit-
tee will meet on Tuesday afternoon,
May 9, to consider loans for the Sum-
mer Session and the year 1939-40. Ap-
plications must be filed for this meet-
ing on or before May 5.
Teaching or The Teachers Insurance
and Annuity Association for solution.
Herbert G. Watkins.
The University Bureau of Appoint-
ments and Occupational Information
has received notice of the following
Civil Service examinations. The last
date for filing applications is noted
in each case:
United States Civil Service:
Auditor (Marine Accounts) $3,200
Forestry Student Aid $1,260 May 22.
Junior Tabulating Machine Oper-
ator $1,440 May 29.
Michigan Civil Service:
Institution Pharmacist A. Salary
range: $130-150 May 13.-
Plasterer A2. Salary range: $115-
135 May 13.
Attendant Nurse C. Salary range:
$80-100 less maint. May 13.
Accident Claims Investigator I.
Salary range: $150190 May 15.
Chemical Testing Laboratory Aide
AL. Salary range: $140-160 May 18.
Complete announcements are on
file at the Bureau of Appointments
and Occupational Information, 201
Aason Hall. Office Hours: 9-12 and
University Bureau of Appointments
and Occupational Information.
Michigan Dames:. Any Dames i-
terested in attending the Adult Edu-
cation lectures and meetings this
week may do so by registering in the
Rackham Building lobby,.stating they
are members of Dames. Programs
will be available there with addition-
al announcements in The Daily.
specialization in the field of real
estate or land economics.
Inquiries may be addressed to Pro-
fessor Richard U. Ratcliff, 208 Tap-
Resident Halls for Men: Student
personnel positions. Men students
who will be studying for advanced
degrees (in professional schools or in
the Graduate School), and who wish
to apply for positions as Proctors in
the Residence Halls during the year
1939-1940, may obtain application
blanks in the Office of the Director
of Residence Halls, 208 Angell Hall.
A limited number of applications will
be accepted from students who will
be seniors during 1939-1940; but sen-
iors will be recommended for ap-
pointment only under exceptional cir-
Students, School 4Dentistry: There
will be an Assembly in the Upper
Amphitheatre at 4:15 p.m. on Wed-
nesday, May 3. Professor Bruce Don-
aldson of the Department of Fine
Arts 'will be the speaker.
All dental students and hygienists
are required to be present.
The bowling alleys at the Women's
Students wvho have already made
application will please come to this
office to arrange for interviews.
I should like to transact all busi-
ness connected with Proctorships be-
tween 2:30 and 4:30, Monday through
Friday, and would appreciate it if
applicants would call in person dur-
ing these hours.. Those who are un-
able to do so may phone 4121, Exten-
sion 2129, to arrange for appoint-
Karl Litzenberg, 208 Angell Hall
Recreational swimming for women
on Wednesday afternoon at the Union
Pool will be discontinued for the re-
mainder of the semester.
June Candidates for the Teacher's
Certificate: The Comprehensive Ex-
amination in Education will be given
on Saturday, May 20, from 9 to 12
o'clock (and also from 2 to 5 o'clock)
in the auditorium of the University
High School. Students having Sat-
urday morning classes may take the
examination in the afternoon. Print-
ed information regarding the ex-
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By ROY BUEHLER
Japan.Cannot Wi veryone knows how hard it is to
get up for church on Sunday, but no
War Without .Help p one knew how many students were
actually doing it until the Bureau of
Judd Student Opinion took a poll on stu-
dent. attendance in church.
(Continued from. Page f)The results of this poll were recent-
ly released by James Vicary, '40, direc-
600. students, faculty members and tor of the Bureau. Results to the ques-
townspeople here in January, Dr. tion, "In Ann Arbur during the past;
Judd emphasized that under the to- seven days, how many times have
talitarian concept of war, no group you gone to a regular church-serv-
of the population is exempt from its ice?" were as follows:
horrors. War in the totalitarian.sense Men Women
means no clash of picked armies ,i Once... ... .23% 26%
the field,.,It means rather,:he said, Twice or more .. -4% 8%
a ruthless disregard of any non-'None..........73% 66%
combatant rightsto secure. an ob- Tas same question was asked on
jective. When fleeing before J -. two different polls in order to get an,
janese occupation of the territory in accurate cross-section of the number
which his hospital was locatedIr inof,.people attending church ononne
Judd saw .American ambulance .particular Sunday. The figures of the
ucarrying wounded civilians whlneover- polls were almost identical.
head American-made planes, run by To a supplementary question:
aAmerican-mad, e p ln run by"Would you like to attend oftener?"
American-made oil, were refilling the the affirmative .reply was given by.
ambulances as .soon as volunteer 35 per cent of the men students, and
American doctors and nurses could by 53 per cent of the. women. This
attend the wounded. .was interpreted by Kenneth Morgan,
"If. the United States were to .place director of the Student Religious
an embargo. on iron and its deria- Association as indicating that, "In
tives, oil and its derivatives, trucks, their -relations. with their church at-
rubber and cotton, the Japanese peo- tendance, men seem to carry out their
pIle would not starve but, the ,war intentions to a greater degree than
would stop," he declared in a recent do the women."
interview. The poll showed, further, that 40
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per cent of the engineers on campus
attended church at least once a week,
is opposed to 27 per cent of the total
then on campus. Literary school stu-
dents conformed to the campus pat-
Taken as a group, 20 per cent of
the fraternity and sorority members
were found to attend regularly, as
opposed to 29 per cent of the entire
On the question: "In Ann Arbor
during tloe past seven days, how many
times have you attended church guild
or young people's meeting?", the
following figures were compiled:
Church goers ... 24% 76%
Non-church goers .4% 96%
Total campus .... 8.8% 90.2%
Dr. Edward W. Blakeman, Counsel-
Dr of Religious Education, in com-
menting on these figures, said, "I
am shocked that guilds do not draw
a larger share of the constituency
of the religious because they per-
form such a variety of services."
Among these services, Dr. Blakeman
noted informal devotion, co-educa-
tional friendship and a chance to hear
popular professors on campus in free
The conspicuous lag between soci-
ology classes and the church, and be-
tween economics commissions and
prayer meetings were cited by Dr.
Blakeman as significant explanar
tions of the disparity.
Hillel Library Announces
Newly Acquired Books
Among the books which have re-
cently been added to the Hillel li-
brary are "Liberalism and Social Ac-
tion" by John Dewey, "Economic and
Social History of the Middle Ages"
by James Thomson, "I. L. Peretz" by
A. A. Roback, and "50 Modern Eng-
lish Writers" edited by W. S. Maug-
Retirement incomes; A suggestion
has been made that questions con- Business Administration 104 Class.
cerning various phases of retire- Mr. Meacham will not meet this class
ment incomes as they affect members on Wednesday, May 3, at 4 o'clock.
of the Faculties be submitted to the
Business Office, with the understand- Economics 175: The"'hour examina-
ing that the questions are to be an- tion on Thursday, May 4, will be held
swered in the University Record. This in Roon C, Haven Hall. No blue-
arrangement might serve to clear up books will be needed.
any misunderstandings or problems
on this subject. Will you please,
therefore, send to me any such prob-
lems and I will try to answer them or
will refer them to the Carnegie Foun-
dation for the Advancement of
Hillel Play Tryouts Today
Tryouts for the new one-act Hillel
play will again be held from 3 to 5
p.m. today at the Foundation, ac-
cording to Sam Grant, '40, who is in
charge of the production. This play
will be presented at Jackson some-
time this month.
Michigan Dames: The Charm Group
will meet at the Rackham Building
Thursday at 8 p.m. with a talk and
demonstration on cosmetics by Pa-
tricia Michael Colling, representative
of Facial Security Inc. and the Donno
Lo Cosmetics. At this meeting the
group will also elect a chairman for
the coming year.
The Michigan Real Estate Associa-
tion has made available a grant of
$200 for the year 1939-40, known as
the J. G. Lloyd Alexander Fellow-
ship in Real Estate. Candidates for
this Fellowship must be enrolled in'
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