THE MICHIGAN DAILY.
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 30, 1938
Faculty Well Represented
At Several Functions
Five faculty members will represent
the University at various meetings in
the near future, it was announced at
the President's office yesterday.
Ira Smith and Ira L. Williams of
the registrars office wlil attend a con-
vention of High School Principals to
be held Dec. 8 and 9 in Lansing.
Elizabeth Lawrie of the .same of-
fice will represent Michigan at the
Rochester, N.Y., high.,school's college
information day on Jan. 6.
Prof. Jesse Ormondroyd and Prof.
C. W. Wood of the engineering
school will spend Dec. 5 through 9 in
New York City at a conclave of the
American Society off Mechanical En-
Student Union Holds
A meeting of all those interested in
the work of the American Student
Union (Progressive Club) and the na-
tional convention to be held Christ-
mas vacation in New York City vill
be held at 8 p.m. tomorrow at the
The problem of making the ASU a
'fortress for democracy' on the Mich-
igan campus, and extendirig its mem-
bership will be discussed, according
to a member of the executive board.
The national convention at which
delegates from A S chapters
throughout the country wil be pres-
ent, will also be discussed.
McClusky To Talk Today
Dr. Howard Y MClusky of the
School of Education will address the
Dental Students Assembly at . 4:15
p.m. today in the upper amphitheatre
of the Dentistry school. The subject
of his lecture will be. "The Communi-
ty Experiments in Helping Itself."
6:00 Stevenson News
6:30 The Inside Of Sports
7:00 To be announced
7:30 Ask-It-Basket with Jim McWilliams
8:30 Paul whitemas orchestra
9:00 Everybody's Music
9:30 Texaco Star Theatre
10:30 Edgar Guest
11 :30 Reminiscing
12:00 Lani Mac ntyre's Orchestra
12:30 Anson Week's Orchestra -
6:00 Tyson's Sports
7:00 Amos 'n' Andy
7:30 The Black Ace
8:00 One Man's Family
8:30 Tommy Dorsey
9:00 Town Hall Tonight
10:00 Kay Kyser's Klass
11:30 Hotel Statler Orchestra
12:00 Webster Hal Orchestra
12:30 Lights Out N
1:00 Weather; Scores
6:00 Stop and Go
6:30 Exciting Moments
7:00 Washington News Commentatot
7:30 Turner and Marson-Two Pianos
8:00 College of Music
8:30 Press Time
9:00 Jan Garber's Orchestra
9:30 Musc by Percy Faith
10:00 Famous Jury Trials
10:30 Melodies from the Skies
11:00, Canadian Club Reporter
11:30 Dick Jurgen's Orchestra
12:00 Sammy Kaye's Orchestra
12:30 Orrin Tucker's Orchestra
6:00 The Day in Review
6:30 Sweetheart Serenade
-7:00 Easy Aces
7:30 The Lone Ranger
8:00 Roy Shields Revue
8:30 Hobby Lobby
9:00 Eduard Werner Presents
9:30 Wings for the Martins
10:00 Magnolia Blossoms
10:30 NBC Minstrel Show
11:00 Hawaiian Serenaders
11:30 Tom Gentry's Orchestra
12:00 Larry Clinton's Orchestra
12:30 Don Redman's . Orchestra
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ROTC Has Passed Many Obstacles.
In Its -Twenty Years (if Work Here
I Presented For
The Cercle Francais opened its se-
ries of French lectures yesterday af-
ternoon when Paul Leyssac, noted for
his translations of stories of Hans
Christian Andersen and his acting on
the stages of London, Paris and Chi-
cago, gave a French dramatic recital.
M. Leyssac's program included'
"Madame Theophile" oy Gantier, "La
Pendule de Bougival' by Dandet, "Le
Poulailler" by Andersen, "Scene du
'Mirroir' de L'Aiglon" by Rostand,
"L'Obsession" by Cros and "A V'Am-
bassade de France" by Rogers:,
M. Leyssac left immediately after
the lecture here to continue the itin-
ery of his present lecture tour, which
includes Chicago, Milwaukee, Cleve-
land and New York.
Bases Of Taxation
Discussed By Dow
At Social Seminar
Equality of opportunity, not equali-
ty of wealth or produce is a just basis
for taxation, stated Alex Dow, presi-
dent of the Detroit Edison Company
in addressing a meeting of the Ann
Arbor Social Service Seminar held
yesterday in the Chamber of Com-
The undistributed profits tax vio-
lates this principle, he explained, and
by penalizing corporations for re-in-
vesting their earnings in the com-
pany, puts a virtual check on expan-
sion. Almost all businesses are built
on undivided profits, he explained,
and such a tax is extremely detrimen-
tal to business.
Condemning the use'of taxes to en-
courage profit sharing, Mr. Dow stat-
ed that a profit sharing scheme was
unfeasible for a regulated company
such as the Detroit Edison. Owners
would be antagonized by such a
scheme, he said, and it would tend to
discourage liberality toward employes.
Mr. Dow praised the principle of!
Social Security, but expressed the
opinion that the act was in great need
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 30, 1938
VOL. XLIX. No. 56
Aeronautical Engineering Students:
Students obtaining either bachelors
or masters degrees in Aeronautical'
Engineering in February, June, or
August, 1939, should fill out the De-
partment personnel records at the
earliest possible date In the case of
those graduating in February, per-
sonnel records should be handed in by'
Dec. 16. If a student is unable to ob-'
tain his photograph by this date he'
should turn in his record and supply.
the photograph later. Blanks for this
purpose may be obtained in the De-!
partment office. It is essential that
personnel records on all students be
on file in the office, in order to sup-
ply the manufacturers with accurate
and complete information. A sample,
form indicating the kind of informa-
tion desired is pasted on the Aeronau-
tical Engineering Bulletin Board.
Pre-forestry and forestry students:'
Announcement is made of the annual
contest for the Charles Lathrop Pack
Foundation Prize in Forestry, the
conditions for which may be secured
from the Recorder of the School of
Forestry and Conservation, 2048
which may be decided upon in con-
sultation with members of the faculty
of the School, must be filed in the
office of the Recorder not later than
December 17, 1938.
Grand Rapids Students: Communi-
cate with Mrs. Bacher, Office of the
Dean of Women regarding employ-
ment in Grand Rapids during the
Ensian Senior picture prices will go
up on Thursday, Dec. 1. All piclures
must be taken by Dec. 16. There will
be absolutely no extension of dead-
Geology 11. Make-up field trips.
Please check lists on bulletin board
opposite 2051 NS.
Trip 4. Ann Arbor. Today (Wednes-
day) 1 o'clock.
Trip 3. Dexter. Friday, Dec. 2, 1
Trip 5. Lima Center. Thursday,
Dec. 1, 1 o'clock.
Trip 6. Whitmore Lake. Saturday,
Dec. 3, 8 o'clock.
Psychology 115: Instead of the
usual hour, this class will meet to-
day from 4 to 6 in Room 2116,
Sophomore, Junior and Senior En-
gineers: Mid-semester reports for
grades below C are now on file and
By PAUL CHANDLER;
Twnty-one years of University
ROTC military training, marked by a
steady growth in student enrollpent
and frequent objections by pacifist
groups, will end here April 25, 1939.
Student training in army work be-
gan during the World War when the
Board of Regents accepted the United
States Army's proposal to incorpor-
ate a reserve officer's training corps
on the campus. More than 1,800 stu-
dents enrolled during the first week
of ROTC. This war-time unit was
then succeeded by the regular stu-
dent corps in 1918.
Military uniforms and drills were
prohibited on the campus durin'y the
first years of the ROTC existence.
Inauguration of the corps was ac-'
complished primarily through the
efforts of Dean Mortimer Cooley of
:,he engineering department and of1
Prof. William Hobbs, of the geology,
department- James B. Angell, presi-
dent of the University during the war,
was opposed to military education.
Military training on the campus has
been recorded as far back as 1862,
but failed to survive until the organi-
zation of the present group. The
World War uncovered a need for a
number of trained men in the lower
-ommissioned ranks of the United
States army, and this was said to be
,he original purpose of organizing
Objection to ROTC education was
heard in 1924. The Michigan Alumnus
answered the charges with a four
page article which declared that the
aim of University military training
is not "to provide professional sol-
:iers, but to train officers for a na-
In 1925 Prof. Alfred H. Lovell tole
390 members of the ROTC that.engi-
neers with training in military educa.
tion made more progress in their pro
fession than did those Who. had
learned only the theory of their work
The ROTC was again defehded ir
1927 by Gen. R. I- Reese, vice-presi-
dent of the American Telephone and
Telegraph Co., who delivered an ad-
dress stating that "no course in a
college curriculum can possibly de-
velop the quality of leadership, co-
operation and teamwork as well as
can the ROTC."
Military training was approved as
a substitute for freshman gymnasium
work by the Board of Regents in,1928.
open to inspection in the office of
the Assistant Dean, Room 259 West
A. H. Lovell, Assist. Dean.:
Concer i..s .
Flagstad Concert Postponed.
Madame Flagstad has been obliged
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During that same year it was reported Lion was aroused in 1934 when a body,
that enrollment in the corps was in- :"Disarmament Discussion and Action
creased by 20 per cent over the year roup" was created with an avowed
previously and a new uniform was m .c
adopted by the ROTC officials. aim to abolish all college military
On March 7, 1929, the student offi- training, compulsory and voluntary.
cers marched through Ann Arbor !The group was. formed after a stu-
streets for the first time since the dent had resigned from the ROTC
World War, and were reviewed by and the incident received much pub-
President Ruthven in a ceremony at !city in several Detroit newspapers.
the Field House. He praised "the spir- In 93 erbll Dettelsate
it that has made possible the develop- Ia woul make statrining
ment of a military unit at the Uni- that -would make military training,
versity of Michigan." In 1930 drill- compulsory at the University received
ing was conducted in Waterman gym- almost unanimous disapproval from
nasium. officials here. Col. Henry W. Miller,
Fifteen Chinese students paid their of the engineering school, delivered
own expenses to enroll in military a speech deeming the bill "unneces-
courses in machine gunnery while war sary." and President Ruthven also
troubles were simmering in tleir opposed the 3 measure, maintaining
native land in 1932. Because they that "the fact it is voluntary has done
were not citizens of the United States, ,,much for the unit."
they paid the cost themselves. A new More. than' 900 students exclusive
record of 536 enrollees was established of the University of Michigan ROTC
in 1932.w oband, are enrolled in various military
A new outburst of student opposi- courses here this semester.
The season's fourth Big Ten debate
on the question "Resolved: That the
United States Should Establish An
Alliance With Great Britain" will be
held at 8 p.m. tomorrow in the north
lounge of the Union with the In-
Michigan's affirmative squad will
consist of William Muehl, '41 and
Sidney Davidson, '40. Arrangements
for the debate are being handled by
Clifford Livingston, '40, of the Union
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Mrs. Margery McCormick will talk
on "Security for a Failing World" at
8 p.m. today, and not yesterday, as
erroneously reported in yesterday's
Daily, in the Michigan League. Mrs.
McCormick, a world Traveller and lec-
turer from Winnekta, Ill., is a teach-
er of the Baha'i faith, a doctrine de-
voted to the universal cause for world
peace and the unity of the human
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