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December 13, 1938 - Image 2

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LaGuardia Points Out The Highlights Of Gotham To Eden

SGraduateSchool Is Reknowned j
For Practicability And Beauty

(This is the seventh in a series deal-
ing with the history, development and
activities in the Graduate School. To-
day's article continues with a descrip-
tion of the Rackham Buiding, center
of all graduate activities.)
Originally intended as a center for
graduate activities, the Rackham
Building has proven of great use to
the entire campus. The structure,
which has been termed one of the
most beautiful college buildings in the
country, serves as a convenient meet-
ing plabe for many organizations.
The mezzanine floor consists, onr
the east, south and west sides, of
the high rooms on the second floor.
The northern part contains eight
workrooms for visiting faculty and
graduate students, and two lecture
rooms, each seating 50 people. The
lecture rooms are carpeted and
equipped with theatre-type chairs,
light-proof shades and facilities for
projectors. The exhibition rooms and
corridors have linoleum floors and
are painted a neutral grey color; the
walls of the exhibition rooms are of
wood covered with fabric to permit
freedom in the hanging of exhibits.
The third floor covers about one-I
half the area of the lower part of the
building. The south part of it con-
tains the upper portion of the south
study hall.
In the center of this story is a small
amphitheatre, 60 feet in dameter,
seatng 250. On the south side is a
laboratory toble fully equipped for
demonstrations and the steep-ter-
raced floor provides perfect vision
from all parts of this table.
On the north side is an assembly
room with two alcoves providing
space for receptions, dances and n-
formal meetings. The rooms are di-
vided by folding cloth doors, and the
Christmas Vocation
As Low as 5c a Mile
Make Reservations NOW
Drive It Yourself

decorative scheme and fury ishings
are of modified Pompeian character,
permitting the three rooms to te used
as one.
{The description of the physical features
of the Rackham building will be presented
in the next of this series.)

Pierce Heads President's
Birthday Ball In County
Reade S. Pierce was appointei yes-
terday Washtenaw County chairman
of the President's Birthday Balls
which take place Jan. 30 throughout
the country.
Funds raised from the dances here
go to the National Foundation for
Infantile Paralysis. This year how-
ever, half of the funds will be re-
tained in Washtenaw County


Mayor LaGuardia had a few pointers about what to see when the sartorially perfect Anthony Eden (left),
former British foreign minister, called at the mayor's office in New York on his first visit to this country.
Eden addressed the National Association of Manufacturers and will see President Roosevelt before returning
to: Epgland.
'Spoof -ineup' To eCollege Youth Opposes A Free
Given Tomorrow
(Continued from Page 1)

HIS COLLECTION is never com-
plete without a pipe from Calkins-
Fletcher's latest selection. A smart
lighter will complete his smoking,
needs. 258
SHICK and Shave Master, electric
Razors, Pipes, Cigarettes, Cigars,
Cigarette Lighters. Swift Drug Store.
IF IT'S a Christmas Gift, we have
it. Campus Cut Rate Drug, next to
Goldmans. 254
Tobaccos, Yardley Shaving Sets,
Fountain Pens, Wrist Watches, Sta-
tionary, Radios. Carlson's Pharmacy,
1112 S. University. Phone 5533. 250
Shaving Outfits, Wines, Pipes, Cigar-
ettes. Best quality. Marshall Cut Rate
Drug. 245
For er
Harriet Hubbard Ayer sets, Lipsticks,
Compacts, La Cross Finger Nail Pol-
ish sets, Traveling Bags with fittings,
R a d i o s. Wristwatches. Carlson's
Pharmacy. 112 S. University. Phone
5533. 249
suede rayons. Warm as fire-light, soft
as "peach fuzz." A House Coat she'll
adore at only $5.95. The Elizabeth.
Dillon Shop. 260
Make the POLEMUS hat shop your
headquarters for Lockwood hosiery.
89c, $1.00, $1.15. Polhemus Hat Shop,
613 E. William. 246

have it. Campus Cut Rate Drug next
to Goldmans. 253
LIPSTICKS, Compacts, stationary,
Evening in Paris, Houbigant Per-
fumes, Manicure Sets. Marshall Cut
Rate Drug, head of Liberty. 251
TO MA'E SURE it's something
she'll use, c,-netics are always in
order, and to ma- sure you're getting
the latest thing, it' Calkins-Fletcher.
Leak proof Atomize- (in leather)
$5.00 and up. Travellin Kits (with
creams) $5.00 to $40.00. Newest in
real leather manicure kits, $1.00 to
$12.00. 258
YARDLEY, Evening In Paris,
Cotys Gift Sets. Cotey Manicure Out-
fits. Schrafts and Gilberts Chocolates.
Swift Drug Store. 255
ean sets, bed spreads, pillow cases,
hand embroidered, some with Uni-
versity Seal. Reduced price. Phone
2-2713 after 5:30. 248
For Everyone
DRESS UP your gifts. We have the
largest assortment of fancy paper,
cards, and ribbon. Kresge on the cam-
pus. 257
SAY MERRY XMAS with a box of
Julie's deliciously different candies.
Priced from 60c a pound. Julie's, 222
S. Ingalls. Phone 8142. 261
HELP THEM to remember their
college days with Kodak cameras and
supplies from Calkins-Fletcher. 258
have it. Campus Cut Rate Drug next
to Goldmans. 252.


the whip over his colleagues in his
position of "Roastmaster."
The Spoofuncup, which will be giv-
en for one year to the winner, is the;
center of -hoary legend among en-
gineers. Originally two spoons, a
funnel and a tin cup, it was put to-t
gether by scientifically minded mem-
bers of AS.M.E. To get a namet
they took "spoo" from spoon; "fun"
from funnel and "cup" from the tint
cup. The result: "Spoofuncup."
The committee in charge of the,
banquet, which last year drew an at-
tendance of over 175, is composed of3
Jack Stevens, tickets; Daniel Van
Loon, programs; Mark Stoddard, pub-3
licity; and Paul Zuris. banquet. AllI
are senior engineers.
All students in the engineering col-1
lege are invited to attend, accordingt
to Stoddard.,
Last Dayc
Starting Wednesday
1, 0
*it their third and
+etur +y
OF i

Varied Opinions Expressed dent Opinion, headed by James Vic-
In National Poll; United ary, '40, as one of the cooperating
memb'ers among college newspapers
Action Is Agreed Upon over the nation. The Surveys, a non-
commercial organization of campus
AUSTIN, Texas, Dec. 12.-Special editors, will publish weekly reports
to Te Dily)Jewsh efuges rombased on national referenda similar
to The Daily) -Jewish refugees from to those of other polls that recently
Central Europe should not be allowed have been proved highly reliable. The
to come into the United States in Surveys are intended to add a ,fourth
great numbers, a large majority of dimension" to the college press by
the college youth of this country be- reporting scientifically national stu-
lieves, the first national poll of the dent thought.
Student Opinion Surveys of America Campus interviewers have ap-
reveals. =proached students of every descrip-
In slightly more than a month Ger- tion, rich and poor, freshmen and
many has turned its Jews into a world seniors, in big schools like Columbia
problem, one that may have to be in New York and California at Los
faced by leaders of tomorrow-col- Angeles and in smaller schools like
lege men and women of today. Should Luther in Iowa and Schreiner in Tex-
the United States offer a haven to the as. They have asked, "Should the
persecuted Jews? Although many United States offer a haven in this
think some should be admitted if country for Jewish refugees from
other nations cooperate, seven out of Central Europe?"
ten are opposed to opening wide the YES, said.......31.2 per cent.
doors of Ellis Islands. NO, said .......68.8 per cent.
These figures are the first an- But it was clear from the cost-to-t
nounced by the new Student Opinion coast returns that students as a whole
Surveys, organized with the Michi- would like to see the United States
gan Daily and The Bureau of Stu- help oppressed German minorities
in some way, some suggesting the
( offering of homes in U.S. possessions.
DAILY OFF ICIAL "No country should turn away people
who bring so much with them," said
S BULLETIN an Illinois senior. "But where would
we put them?" asked a University of
Minnesota sophomore. Others defi-
TUESDAY, DEC. 12, 1938 nitely believed none should be allowed
VOL. XLIX. No. 67 admittance. Noticeable was the
qualification, "If other nations help
Notices also."
Studnt Ta; Pesidnt ad MN Americant Jewish students, congre-
Stuhentw TeaPresidentoandentgated in the East Central states, it
Ruthven will be at home to students, appears raised the yes" answers in
Wednesday from 4 to 6 p~mnlthat particular section of the country,
where 39.1 per cent were in favor. In
Campus Parking Permits: All those the New England group 35.8 were af-
members of the University staff who firmative; Middle Atlantic 30.1;
are entitled to park on the campus West Central 30.7; Southern 29.5; Far
may obtain Campus parking permits Western 23.2. Awareness of the prob-
for 1939 on application at the Infor- lem and distribution of the population
mation Desk in the Business office, along racial lines are pointed out by
Herbert G. Watkins. these sectional figures.
The Automobile Regulation will be
ifted for the Christmas vacation .oose PO sO s -
eriod from 12 noon 'on Friday, Dec.
(Continued on Page 4) l For iaiaz e Posts
Prof. Robert B. Hall of the geo-
A DelightfuI Extra Gift graphy department and Dr. John
W. Stanton of the history department
FO Rt Rhavedbeen appointed to the editorial
boardof the forthcoming "Far Eas-
tern Quarterly," a magazine planned
to broaden studies of the Far East.
The proposde publication -will con-
tain articles of an academic nature,
making available to students and
teachers a review of historical, politi-
cal and socio-economic developments
ni Eastern Aria and the adjacent
Pacific Islands.

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It spells "hand loveliness" for a
long time -_ this Christmas-y
package of Pacquin's Hand
Cream in its gay holiday jac-
ket. Pacquin's dainty cream
helps keep hands free from
coar-eness, roughness, painful
chapping caused by water and
cold weather. Exclusive formula
originally developed just for
doctors, dentists and nurses.
So dainty to use. For Pacquin's
is a cream. Non-sticky. Vanish-
ing. Ideal as an "extra" gift for
mother, sister, cousin, niece. Or
gift for teacher too. Order to-
day. Two sizes . . . 39c and 79
D reg iMe t


I NELKWEAR that he would
buy for himself. Rich silks
in stripes, figures and plain
colors. Also Botany Wools.



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