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March 10, 1940 - Image 8

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Allergy Condition Is Prevalent
Among Students, Report Showts
Unusual Results Obtained t ihan the tWou test& and is given
. , at a minimum cost.
From Nine Years' Data .tamnmu ot
From ie Years' Je .The intradermal tests consist in
Compiled By Jimenez injecting into the skin itself prepared
extractions of the substances to be
By ROBERT SPECKHARD tested. This is usually done on the
More than half of the stu- back, the injections being checked a
dents attending the University are half hour later and the size and red-
hypersensitive, or potentially so, to ness of positive reactions recorded.
Because the test is more sensitive
substances in amounts harmless to than the cutaneous test, all the in-
normal individuals. Dr. Buonaventura mediate reactions are checked at
Jimenez, head of the allergy depart- specified hours after the test. some
ment, reports, as the result of nine by the patient himself.
year's data compiled by the allergy After the tests are comrieted, the
department of the Health Service. results are compiled and a complete
The data is compiled from ques- case history of the patient is made.
tions on the Health Service entrance Upon the basis of the case history a
health examination, and letters sug- plan of treatment is devised for the
gesting sensitization tests are sent to individual patient
all those who record that they them- Diet Formulated
selves or their relatives (for the ten- If the patient is found to be sensi-
dency of hypersentitiveness is heredi- tive to a number of foods this infor-
Gary) have had positive symptoms of mation is sent to the Diet Therapy
entitization, examples of which are Clinic which then formulate a diet
hay fever, sick headaches, asthma for the individual's case. In general
and eczema. those foods, to which the patient is
and ecema.sensitive, are excluded from the diet
'Scratch' Test First in so far as the diet is also balanced
The first set of sentitization tests in content. All the cases are treated
is the cutaneous or "scratch" test individually, and the various condi-
which is complimentary to the pa- tions involved in the peculiar case
tient and is given in two settings of are considered in evolving an opti-
an hour each. The tests are given mum solution to the case. If the
on the patient's back on which are patient is found to be sensitive to
placed rows of scratches which are such substances as hairs and dusts,
deep enough to break the epidermis he is advised to avoid these as much
but do not cause bleeding. Into a as possible or he is desensitized to
drop of a basic solution placed near them.
the scratch a small amount of the The procedure used in treating hay
powder to be tested (pollens, foods, fever illustrates the general method
grains, etc.) is introduced, and the followed in desensitizing a person of
powder and solution are rubbed into any substance. Extracts of different
the scratch. If the patient reacts strengths of the pollen causing the
positively to any of the substances hay fever in the individual are pre-
tried, the reaction begins to appear pared. This antigen is then given to
within a few minutes, finally ap- the individual through progressively
pearing as an amoeboid-shaped, red more concentrated injections over a
swelling, the size of which indicates period of time. After a time partial
the strength of the reaction. The :r complete immunization to the of-
scratches on the patient's back are fending agent may be built up. The
charted, and all substances produc- injections are given in accordance to
ing a positive reaction are indicated schedule, and the whole procedure
on the patient's record. l is under clinical supervision.

Faculty Plans
T o Give T hird
Concert Today
Hackett, Pick, Mrs. Case
To Be Featured Artists;
Offer Varied Program
Prof. Arthur Hackett, baritone,
Prof. Hanns Pick, violoncellist, and
virs. Ava Comin Case, pianist, all of
the School of Music will unite to pre-
sent the third Faculty Concert of the
year at 4:15 p.m. today in Hill Audi-
Mrs. Case, who is scheduled to ap-
pear first on the program, is a gradu-
ate of the School (Artist Diploma in
Piano) and has done postgraduate
work with Schnabel, one of the stars
to appear here in the May Festival.
She will play Etude, Op. 10, No. 3,
"Two Mazurkas" and "Ballade," Op.
47 by Chopin.
A veteran solist who has sung with
such organizations as the New York
Philharmonic, Philadelphia, Boston
and Detroit Symphony Orchestras,
Professor Hackett will be accompan-
ied by Grace Wilson, Grad., pianist,
during his share of the program. He
will present Besly's "Siesta," Bough-
ton's "Faery Song," Ford's "Prayer
to Our Lady," Craxton's "Come You
Mary" and Cradle Song," by Bax.
Professor Pick, formerly solo cellist
with the Philadelphia Orchestra
which will also appear here during
the May Festival, will play Fresco-
baldi's "Toccata," Arensky's "Chant
Triste," Reger's "Caprice and Ro-
mance" and "Requiebros," by Cassa-
dos. He will be accompanied by Wil-I
liam Schottstaedt, '40.
Hillel To Present Concert
The Hillel Foundation will present
a record concert at 8 p.m. today at
the Foundation playing an all-
Tschaikovsky program including his
Fourth Symphony and D minor Con-
certo. A social will be held following
the recital.

In arranginr a broadcasting period
for President Ruthven's talk in May
at the national meeting for the Uni-
versity Extension Service, Prof. Waldo
Abbot contacted both NBC and Col-
umbia networks for time, expecting
one of the two to comply. Both broad-
casting systems wired their willing-
ness to carry the talk.
The most capital case recently re-
ported was that of one slide trom-
boner who accosted Jerry Wiesner,
Chief Radio Technician, to see if some
difficult passages, slowly played on
the instrument, could be speeded up
in recording to sound pretty good
when played back.
"Join the Choir" begins today's
broadcasting with Kenneth Wester-
mann leading the quartet and Duane
Nelson, Grad., and Mary Jordan, '40,
reading poetry with religious conno-
tations. John Gelder, '40, narrates;
Robert Olman, Grad., supplies piano
and organ background settings, and
Ward Quall, '40, announces. WJR
carries the program at 9 a.m.
Then the University Band, directed
by Prof. William Revelli, may be heard
through WJR at 12:30 p.m. Such
original selections as "Lake Michigan
Suite," by Chervin, and "Hail Michi-
gan," by Pendill-pieces still in man-
uscript, written to be played by the
U of M Band-will be included in the
program. Donn Chown, Grad., is an-
Tomorrow, "The Black Phantom,"
a farce adapted for radio by Ruth
Landwehr, will be presented by
Jerome Wiesner's class at 2:45 p.m.
over WMBC and WCAR. James Phil-
lips, Grad., is director and Rose 01-
lesheimer, '41, narrator announcer.
Laya Wainger, '41; Robert Cohn, '41;
Catherine Dolch, Grad.; Edith Lynch,
'41, and Charles Zwick, '40, are in
the cast.
The seventeenth "Campus Research
Tour" then emanates from the Uni-
versity Museums, with Prof. Waldo
Abbot as interviewer. Peter An-
tonelli, '41, will announce.



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E. W. Blakeman on "Pivotal Values."
Disciples Guild (Church of Christ):
10:45 a.m. Morning Worship. Rev.'
Fred Cowin, minister.
6:30 p.m. Mr. Lawrence E. Quinn,
'36, will speak on "Friendship-Court-
ship." This is the first of a series of
three discussions on "Preparation for
Marriage." A social hour will fol-
St. Andrews Episcopal Church:
Sunday: 8:00 a.m. Holy Communion;
11:00 a.m. Service of Confirmation
and Sermon by the Right' Reverend
Herman Page, D.D., Retired Bishop
of the Diocese of Michigan; 11:00
a.m. Junior Church; 11:00 a.m. Kin-
dergarten, Harris Hall; 4:00 p.m. Tea
and Reception, Harris Hall, for all
members of the Confirmation Class,
their relatives and friends, and mem-
bers of the parish; 7:00 p.m. College
Work Program, Harris Hall. Speak-

ers, Mr. Kenneth Morgan, director
of the Student Religious Association,
topic: "The Significance of Jesus'
Unitarian Church: 11:00 a.m. "No
Peace With Chamberlain;" a plea for
honesty in world affairs.
8 p.m. Dancing, games and refresh-
Evangelical Students Chapel morn-
ing and evening services on Sunday
in the Michigan League. They will
be conducted by Rev. John Weiden.
aar of Grand Rapids, Mich.
Zion Lutheran Church: Worship
Services at 10:30 a.m. Rev. G. Muede-
king will deliver the sermon "God's
Glory Hour."
Trinity Lutheran Church: Worship
Services at 10:30 a.m. Rev. H. O.
Yoder will speak on "He That Speak-
eth Unto Thee."
First Baptist Church: 9:30 Gradu-
ate Bible Class. Prof. LeRoy Water-
man, teacher.
10:45. Morning Worship, sermon
topic, "What Shall I Do With Jesus?"
12:00. Student Round Table dis-
cussion topic "What is a Christian
Economic Order?"
6:15. Roger William's Guild in the
Guild House, 503 E. Huron. "The
Place of Religion on the Campus"
will be discussed by four student
First Church of Christ, Scientist:
Sunday service at 10:30 a.m. Subject:
"Man." Sunday School at 11:45 a.m.
Reform Services will be held at the
Hillel Foundation Sunday morning at
11:00 a.m. Dr. Isaac Rabinowitz will
deliver the sermon entitled ''The Ath-
eist and the Rabbi."

Presbyterian Church: "Religion in
Our Language" will be the subject
of the sermon by Dr. W. P. Lemon at
10:45 a.m. on Sunday.
Westminster Student Guild whill
meet for supper and fellowship hour
at 5:30 p.m. At 7 o'clock Dr. Leon-
ard A. Parr will speak to the group
on "What Do- We Believe About
First Methodist Church: Morning
Worship Service at 10:40 a.m. Dr. C.
W. Brashares will preach on "Why
Stalker Hall: Student Class at 9:45
a.m. at Stalker Hall. Subject for dis-
cussion: "The Religious Man in the
Modern World." Wesleyan Guild
meeting beginning with supper at 6
p.m. at the Methodist Church. The
four discussion groups on "Peace,"
"Racial Discrimination," "Labor and
Industrial Problems," and "After Col-
lege, Then What?" will hold their last
meeting beginning at 6:45 p.m. fol-
lowing the supper.
The Ann Arbor Meeting of the Re-
ligious Society of Friends will hold a
meeting for worship (based on sil-
ence) this afternoon from 5:00-6:00
in the Upper Room at Lane Hall.
All interested are invited.





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