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Wr,,DW. SDAY Ap"RTG 3, 1040



Michigan University Develops New

Institute For Social



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Editorial Staff

Carl Petersen
Elliott Maraniss
Stan M. Swinton
Morton L. Linder
Norman A. Schorr
Dennis Flanagan
John' N. Canavan
Ann Vicary
Mel Fineberg



Managing Editor
Editorial Director
. City Editor
Associate Editor
Associate Editor
Associate Editor
Associate Editor
Women's Editor
Sports Editor

Business Staff
Business Manager .
Asst. Business Mgr., Credit Manager
Women's Business Manager
Women's Advertising Manager
Publications Manager

Paul R. Park
Ganson P. Taggart
Zenovia Skoratko
. Jane Mowers
. Harriet S. Levy

The editorials published in The Michigan
Daily are written by members of The Daily
staff and represent the views of the writers
Our University
Marcies On . .
the new Kellogg Foundation Insti-
tute for Graduate and Postgraduate Dentistry,
the University enters upon a new era devoted
to justifying its existence as an institution of
higher learning.
The Institute has no equal in any part of
the world. Nowhere else has there been con-
structed a special building equipped with th
most modern facilities ff research and practice
for the particular t 'i of graduates and
dentists already in the profession.
People may wonder at the need for such
an Institute. They might say "has not the
dental profession progressed admirably without
special graduate institutions?" And of course
they are right. The dental profession has pro-
gressed admirably, but that progress has been
retarded because of the lack of facilities which
enable men who have already proved them-
selves dentists to perfect. their art by research
anda study of the latest methods.
Our new Kellogg Foundation stands as a
three-storied building devoted to graduate and
postgraduate learning. Undergraduates are bar-
red from its premises as far as instruction is
concerned in all fields except oral surgery where
they will study under the finest instructors avail-
able and with the finest and most modern
TRIBUTE indeed must be paid to our Univer-
sity for its splendid progress in making
our campus the finest in the nation. In the past
few years, President Ruthven and the Univer-
sity have succeeded in acquiring the Horace H.
Rackham Building for Graduate Study and three
splendid new groups of dormitories. Erected
along with the Institute in the past year has
been the new Health Service which represents
one of the nation's finest student services.
It is indeed true that the University because
of the unfailing efforts of Dr. Russell W. Bun-
ting, dean of the dental school, and Dr. Paul
H. Jeserich, director of the Department of Post-
graduate Dentistry, can now take its place
among the colleges of this land as a true "insti-
tution of higher learning.".
- Richard Harmel
Honey Chile?
Those familiar with the liquid beauty of
Dixie's accent will be inclined to sympathize
with the protest of North Carolina's Senator
Reynolds at the too-honeyed mixture sometimes
heard in the "talkies" or on the radio. In
justice to the cinema industry, however, it
must be noted that the South's greatest movie
(*) since "Birth of a Nation" put no crude
dialect in, the mouths of the British Vivien Leigh
or Ohio's Clark Gable-or even the Kansas-
born Hattie McDaniel. Other sections have
found the Southern accent amusing, -when
burlesqued. But this much may be said: Spoken
or set to music, everyone loves it.
(*) Name furnished by Advertising Depart-
ment on request.
- The Christian Science Monitor
"Never allow yourself to become a 'case' if
you can help it; and never froth at the mouth
about things. That's the trouble with too many
people. They froth at the mouth because they're

fessional school of social work, was founded in
1935 as a result of many years of agitation by
progressive Detroit citizens for a social workers
training center.
This agitation, under the leadership of a com-
mittee composed of the Honorable Henry S.
Hulbert, Mr. William J. Norton, and the late
Tracy McGregor brought to the attention of
the University the need for such a school
in Detroit. Money was provided by both
the Rackham and the McGregor Funds
to help establish the school. In the summer of
1935, Mr. McGregor purchased and gave to the
University the free use of the building at 40
East Ferry Street, the former home of the late
Henry G. Stevens. This building houses th
Institute classrooms and offices, and the annex
which was the servants' quarters was converted
into a library.
As director of the school, the University chose
Mr. Robert W. Kelso, a man with wide experience
and proven executive ability in social welfar
After, graduating from the Harvard Law School
in 1907, Mr. Kelso held various positions in-
cluding that of Secretary, Massachusetts State
Board of Charity and Commissioner of Public
Welfare of Massachusetts, 1910-1919; Executive
Secretary, Boston Council of Social Agencies,
1920-1929; Director, St. Louis Community Chest
and Community Council, 1929-1932; and Field,,
Representative, Federal Emergency Relief Ad-
ministration, 1932-1935. Besides serving as Di-
rector of the Institute of Public and Social Ad-
ministration, Mr. Kelso teaches courses in social
Professor Dunham Appointed
OTHER MEMBERS of the faculty who were
selected include Prof. Arthur Dunham, ap-
pointed Professor of Community Organization,
a post which in the light of his past experience
of twenty years in this type of social work, he
is well qualified to hold. Among his previous
positions were those of Secretary, Central Coun-
cil of Social Agencies, Newton, Massachusetts;
Secretary, Child Welfare Division of Public
Charities Association of Pennsylvania; and Di-
rector, Department of Special Studies, Family
Welfare Association of America.
Mrs. Eleanor G. Cranefield, a graduate and
former faculty member of the University of
Chicago, School of Social Service Administra-
tion, was appointed Professor of Case Work. She
brought to the Institute her wide background
both in the teaching and practice of social case
The other full-time member of the faculty is
Dr. William Haber, former Professor of Econom-
ics here and member of the Industrial Rela-
tions department at Michigan State College,
and State lelief Administrator of Michigan,
1934-1937.At present he is on leave of absence
serving as Director of the National Refugee
Service, Inc., New York City.
Besides these four, the Institute has a group
of special lecturers most of whom are active
leaders in various kinds of social work. A par-
tial list includes such well-known names as
Dr. Harry E. August, practicing psychiatrist,
Lecturer on Psychiatric Information; Miss Kath-
leen Allen, Executive Director of the McGregor
Fund Committee on Health Activities, Lecturer
on Medical Case Work; Miss Pauline Gollub,
Case Supervisor, Jewish Social Service Bureau,
Lecturer on Techniques of Supervision; Dr.
Maud E. Watson, Director, Child Guidance Divi-
sion, Children's Fund of Michigan; Lecturer on
Mental Hygiene and Psychiatric Case Work
Treatment; Mr. Lewis W. Hoffman, former
Federal Chief Probation Officer of this district
and at present Chief Probation Officer, Juvenile
Court of Toledo, Ohio, Lecturer on Case Work
with Juvenile Delinquents; and many others.
But a faculty, no matter how good, means
nothing unless there are students. And on
this score the University of Michigan and the
people of the state may well be proud. Starting
with a small number of students in 1935, the
Institute grew to a total enrollment of one
hundred and sixty-seven last semester and the
current semester shows a further increase to

one hundred and eighty-three students regis-
tered. Fifty-two are attending full-time and
most of the others hold various positions in
the field of social welfare, so consequently can
only attend part-time. However, the large ma-
jority of all the students are working toward
the degree of Master of Social Work which
requires satisfactory completion of at least
two years of full-time study or its equivalent,
including carefully supervised social work prac-
tice, after graduation from college.
One of the interesting facts about the school
is that although most of its students are now
living in Detroit, many of them commute from
Ann Arbor, Lansing, Flint, Grand Rapids and
other distant points including four from To-
ledo, Ohio. These students usually travel to
the Institute at least one day a week to attend
classes. It is estimated that they drive over
two thousand miles a week in all kinds of wea-
ther, a remarkable feat which could never be
achieved without modern roads and efficient,
high-powered automobiles.
The value of the school to the community
may be judged in part by the activities of some
of its graduates who include: Miss Suzanne
Copeland, Director in Charge of Training, De-
troit Department of Public Welfare; Misses
Helen G. LaCroix and Mildred Fritz, both
Supervisors of the Department; and Mrs. Elea-
nor Butzel Simons, Case Workers, Jewish Child
Placement Bureau. Miss Florence Booth, an-
other graduate, is Assistant Professor of Social
Work and Supervisor of Student Training,
Wayne School of Social Work and Public Af-
fairs. Other graduates include: Miss Wilda F.
Bolles, Instructor of Case Work, Michigan State
College; Mr. Barrett Lyons, District Supervisor,
State Board of Social Security, Ann Arbor;
and Mr. Nelson C. Jackson, Professor of Re-
search and Director of Field Studies, Atlanta
School of Social Work, Atlanta, Georgia.
From the founding of the Institute until the
summer of 1938 an excellent collection of about
4000 books on social welfare, owned by the
Detroit Council of Social Agencies, was main-
tained at the school at Council expense for
the use of all students of social work. A li-
brarian was provided by the Detroit Library
System. In 1938 these books were transferred
to the Detroit Public Library to become the
Stevens Collection in the Division of Social
Sciences. Since then the Institute has been
struggling on a limited budget to build up a
social work collection of its own. To date it
has acquired about 1000 volumes which is piti-
fully inadequate to meet the needs of the
growing student body.
To Provide Library Facilities
THE NEW BUILDING, to be erected in the
near future on the south side of Farnsworth
Avenue between Woodward Avenue and John
R. Street will provide excellent library facilities
where an adequate collection of books can be
kept, if they can be secured. 'About twenty
classrooms and two auditoriums with a capacity
of three hundred and one thousand respectively
will also be provided. This building, to be called
the Horace H. Rackham Educational Memorial,
should be ready for occupancy in the spring of
1941. It will house the Engineering Society of
Detroit, the University of Michigan Extension
Service, and the University of Michigan Insti-
tute of Public and Social Administration.
Thus the University of Michigan, one of the
greatest institutions of higher learning, which
first opened its doors in Detroit in 1817 and
transferred to Ann Arbor twenty years later,
now has part of its curriculum in this city.
And Detroit, which one hundred and twenty-
five years ago was little more than a sleepy
trading post, now is the greatest industrialecity
in the country, and is still growing! And grow-
ing also is this great state university of ours-
training eager men and women for service in
communities throughout the state and the na-
tion. What the future holds for the University
and for its Institute of Public and Social Ac.
ministration, only time will tell. It is enough
to say that as citizens of Michigan, we should-
in the best sense of the word-feel proud to have
in our midst one of' the greatest and finest
institutions of higher learning, not only in the
country, but in the whole world.

(Continued from Page 2 in order that these students may at-
tend this lecture.
--should fill in grade request cards at
Room 4, U. Hall BEFORE SPRING American Chemical Society Lee-
VACATION. Those failing to file ture: Professor E. Bright Wilson, Jr.,
these cards will assume all responsi- of Harvard University will speak on
bility for late grades which may pro- "The Internal Motions of Molecules
To the Editor: hibit graduation. and their Infra-red Spectra" at 4:15
TWO STUDENTS went to dinner Robert L. Williams, p.m. Thursday, April 4, in Room 303,
one evening to a campus res- Assistant Registrar Chemistry Building. The meeting is
taurant in which neither had ever open to the public.
been. One was colored, but this is School of Education Freshmen: Mr. S. L. A. Marshall, editorial
a democracy so that point is irre- Courses dropped after Saturday, writer for the Detroit News and M -
levant. Or is it? After sitting quietly April 6, will be recorded with theitrfommehtatororNWsJdwil-
for fifteen minutes the sneaking sus- grade of E except under extraordin- itary Commentator for WWJ, wila
picion began to grow that for one ary circumstances. No course is con- lecture in Room E, Haven Hall, at
reason or another they were not sidered officially dropped unless it 2:00 p.m. today. Subject: "The
going to be served. The proprietress has been reported in the office of the Chance for European Union." The
thereupon was politely approached Registrar, Room 4, University Hall. lecture is open to the public.
and her attention was called to the Mathematical Lecture: Professor
cash customers who had apparently The Automobile Regulation will be I O. Zariski of Johns Hopkins Univer-
been overlooked. Her mumbled "ex- lifted for the Spring Vacation period sity will give a lecture today at 3
planation" was that she was "Sorry, from Friday noon, April 5, until 8 o'clock, in 3011 A.H. on the subject,
we're out of food." Peculiar restau- a.m. on Monday, April 15. "Local Uniformization of Algebraic
rant. More peculiar still was the fact Office of the Dean of Students Varieties."
that two customers enterig imme-
iae 'thereafter were promptly College of Architecture and Design: Todays Events
given service. In accordance with faculty regula-
Fifteen million American citizens- tions, courses may not be dropped by Chem. and Met. Eng. Seminar: Mr.
to what stinging humiliations are students in this college after this week D. F. Boucher will speak for graduate
they daily being subjected. Lynch without record of E. students today at 4 p.m. in Room
parties, segregation, subtle but vi- 3201 East Engineering Building. Sub-
cious forms of discrimination, any C.A.A. Flight Training: In order to ject: "A Study of the Rate of Ex-
and every cruelty is inflicted upon complete the Flight Training Pro- traction of Oil from a Porous Solid."
Negroes everywhere, driving into gram on schedule, it is desirable to
them a feeling of despondent in- have as many students as possible Botanical Seminar will meet today
feriority and social ostracism. Des- spend at least four days of the Spring at 4:30 p.m. in Room 1139 N.S. Bldg.
pite a Civil War and two Constitu- Recess in Ann Arbor. This is especi- Paper by Chester A. Arnold: "Lepi-
tional amendments it seems that the ally true of Seniors who can not re- dodendron remains from central Cob-
members of this country's largest ddnrnrmisfo eta oo
minority have to resort to public main in Ann Arbor after final exam- rado."
opinioniy adactonreorder to uaininations. Each student should plan
opinion and action in order to gain to be here one of the following peri- Chemistry Colloquium will meet in
their legal ight. rea esven tody ods; from April 5 to 10 or from Room 303 Chemistry Buildingat 4:15
pressure has to be mobilized in order April 10 to 14, and should report to p.m. today. Professor W. E. Bach-
Swin thee passage of ab n Anti-Lynch- the Aeronautical Engineering Depart- mann will speak on "The Synthesis of
to wi --assage conceptioncof ment specifying which time is most Sex Hormones." All interested are
Ing Bill-a strange cneto fcnein.ivtd
democracy must our senators have. .invited.
The illegal denial to Negroes of Advanced course students will re- Biological Chemistry Seminar will
their most fundamental rights leaves ceive commutation checks at R.O.T.C. be held tonight at 7:30 in Room 319,
them, and every citizen (for . does Headquarters, Thursday, April 4, West Medical Building. Subject:
not democracy include all groups), from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. Checks must "Tissue Electrolytes." All interested
but'one recourse: to fight for these be obtained at this time, or they will are invited.
rights. Recognizing that the answer be held until after vacation.
to the problem lies in facing it The Graduate Education Club
openly and attacking it for whatd'heeGrada Eation Cl.b
it is, these two students brought the A cademic Notices will meet today at 4:00 p.m. in
matter before the Civil Rights Coi-the graduate library of the Uni-
mittee of the American Student Preliminary Ph.D. Examinations in versity Elementary School. Prof.
Union. The American Student Union Economics will be held the week of R. W. Sellars of the Philosophy De-
citing the case as a direct violation May 6. Students qualified to write partment will speak on the "Philoso-
of a Michigan Statute, the Diggs these examinations and wishing to do phy of John Dewey." Discussion will
Amendment to the Civil Rights Act, so at this time should leave their follow of "Educational Implications
which specifically and definitely for- names in the Department office as of Dewey's Philosophy" by Prof. S. A.
bids any form of discrimination in soon as possible. Courtis. All graduate students in
hotels, restaurants, etc. on the basis C.A.A. the School of Education are invited.
of color, brought the facts to the C.A.A. Ground School: The make- Refresments.
attention of a number of interested up examination in Meteorology and
campus and town organizations, who Navigation will be given at 7:00 p.m. Mimes meeting tonight at 7:30 in
turned these facts over to the proper on Thursday, April 4, in the office oom 305 of the Union.
authorities. The particular restau-' of the Aeronautical Engineering De-
rant involved was then warned by partment. The Slavic Club will meet tonight
the police that it was liable to both at 8:00 at the International Center.
criminal and civil 'action; it has Red Cross Water Safety Instrue-
since abandoned its former policy of tor's Course will be held April 15, 22, Men's Physical Education Club will
discrimination. 29 and May 6 from 7:00 to 10:00 p.m. meet tonight at 7:30 at the Intramur-
and May 4 from 1:30 to 4:30 at the al Building, followed by a co-recrea-
THUS a substantial victory for civil Intramural Pool. William C. Lucey, tional mixer with the Women's Phys-
: rights. But what guarantee do National Red Cross Representative, ical Education Club.
we have against a recurrence of this will be the Instructor.
discrimination; what is to be done Reserve Officers: Major J. W. O'-
about other violations of civil rights, Exhibitions Daniel, Infantry, will speak on "Ter-
in other restaurants, housing, ath- rain Corridors and the Estimate of
letics, social affairs? Exhibition, College of Architecture Terrain" at 7:30 tonight in Room 304
There has been formed, therefore, and Design: Photographs of Finnish of the Michigan Union. All Reserve
here in Ann Arbor-an organization architecture, by Ernst L. Schaible, Officers and members of the R.O.T.C.
created for the sole purpose of pro- '37A, Booth Traveling Fellow in Arch- may attend.
tecting the civil rights ofall citi- itecture in 1938. Architectural cor-
zens. But that organization needs ridor, ground floor cases, through University Girls' Glee Club: No re-
support in the formaofactive par- April 5. Open daily 9 to 5, except hearsal tonight; next regular rehear-
tiipn- Rd n o yai. Coe Sunday. The public is invited. sal on Wednesday, April 17, at 7:15
--___y__.______y p.m. in Game Room of League.
Which Way Italy? Lectures International Center: The musical
University Lecture: Professor C. H. program this evening at 7:30 in the
Hitler wanted something when he Behre, Jr., of the Department of Geo- Lounge is as follows: Concerto Gros-
hurried to the Brenner Pass to meet logy at Northwestern University, will so in G minor by Handel; Symphony
Mussolini: this much we know. Ex- lecture on "The Role of Minerals in No. 8 in B minor (Unfinished) by

actly what he wanted, or what re- the War" under the auspices -of the Schubert; Double Concerto in A minor
sponse he received, we do not yet Department of Geology at 4:15 p.M. for violin and cello by Brahms.
know, Italy, we read, will stand by on Thursday, April 4, in the Rack-____
with her strong right arm to hold ham Lecture Hall. The public is cor- Al-Thaqafa: The Arabic Culture
off the Allies, while Germany gob- dially invited. Society presents Dr. Richard Etting-
bles Rumania by "peaceful" persua- hausen, Associate Professor of the
sion; Italy will join the Berlin-Mos- 'The annual William J. Mayo Lee- History of Islamic Art, who will speak
cow partnership; Italy is ready to ture will be given by Dr. Winchell on "The Mosques and Palaces at the
incur Vatican displeasure while she McK. Craig on Monday, April 22, at Time of the Caliphate" tonight at 8
sidles up to Russia. 1:30 p.m. in the main amphitheatre in the Rackham Amphitheatre. Il-
In the Balkans Italy's greatest in- of the University Hospital. lustrated. The publc is ivited.
terest now, as before, is the main- Dr. Craig's title will ,be "The Pain
tenance of the status quo, the avoid- of Intraspinal Lesions in General Graduate Students, and other stu-
ance of war ,throughout the Balkan Diagnosis." dents interested, are invited to listen
Peninsula. Any German attempt to All classes for the Junior and Senior to a progr~m of recorded music
swallow Rumania even without arm- medical students will be dismissed today at 4:15 p.m. in the Men's
ed invasion, would run counter to Lug ofteRchmBildig
Italy's strategic and economic in- Lounge of the Rackham Buo f ing.
terests, for it would immensely heigh- Lopping Off Heads The program will consist of: Sibelius
ten the risk of war on the Danube. Second Symphonyd rotan's "an
Moreover, Italy would not find it Warsaw adfices by way of Paris Concerto in C, and Smetana's "The
as easy to turn an ideological somer- report the Nazi war of extermination
sault as Germany did in making against Polish intellectuals in full Bridge Party at Michigan League:
peace with Moscow. swing. In the last fortnight more The public is invited to attend a
Above all, Italy's finances are than 2,000 lawyers, teachers, clergy- d
shaky, her strategic position is vul- ment and engineers are said to have bridge party sponsored by Pi Lamb a
nerable in the extreme. It is true disappeared from their homes. From Thetaat:all Marjori in the Michigan
that the Italian fleet and the army the beginning it has been suspected Labou tickall A rie Tate (2-4561
in Libya couldu make infinite trou- that the Nazi purpose is to make sure andtre ts.
ble for the Allies in the Mediterra- of the subjugation of the Polish peo- and refreshments.
nean, and would add to the potential ple by depriving them of their na- The Jewish History Class will meet
dangers of any Allied adventure in tural leaders.
the Near East. But it is also true This explanation is not absolutely tonight at 8:00 at the Hillel Founda-
that the Italian coasts remain.dan- necessary. Nazi ferocity against the tion.
gerously exposed to the British and better educated Polish classes may
French navies, and that the North be accounted for by the fact that Coming Events
Italian plain could provide the Al- these are the articulate classes. They Varsity Glee Club: The following
lied armies with the battleground would be the first to protest against Varyity Gei. The
which they cannot find along the the new Nazi master in the land -men will go on the Bay City trip. The
Rhine. Mussolini knows these things But the long term objective is quite bus will leave from the Union at 3:00
better than some of his voluble Axis possible. Hitler and his men have p. Thursday. Bring full dress suits,



The University Symphony Orchestra gave a
very successful concert last night at Hill Audi-
torium, under the direction of Thor Johnson.
Universities all over the country are realizing
their responsibilities to the communities of
which they are a part and are moving in the
direction of providing proper cultural oppor-
tunities. We may well be proud that the Univer-
sity of Michigan is a leader in this effort and
that its Symphony Orchestra is capable of
proving an effective substitute for a profes-
sional orchestra during the long periods when
none is available. This latter fact is largely
due toithe energy and abilityeof Mr. Johnson,
a musician whose insistence on precise musical
statement and finished work obviates the usual
criticisms of amateur groups and forces critical
consideration to a higher pitch than it would
otherwise be justified in assuming.
Last night's program opened with the popular
Academic Festival Overture of Brahms, which
was played with spirit and comparative ease by
the orchestra. It was a happy choice for at
-.«.. .. . - + 4nii nro 4rthe niiiip'5'n, to +h*

chestra's violins. In fact our chief criticism
of the concerto was of this same section. It
was not that the violins were not accurate, but
that their tone was not as full as might be de-
sired. This situation was greatly improved in
the beautifully played andante and finale of
the composition. Especially fine was the integra-
tion of the entire work achieved by the soloist
and orchestra. There was never any doubt that
the whole concerto was part and parcel of the
same musical and emotional ideas, and this is
probably the most often disregarded of all
artistic laws.
The second half of the concert brought forth
Ravel's Mother Goose Suite as its opening. This
was our first hearing of this utterly charming
music and we hardly expected as pleasant listen-
ing as we found. Here the orchestra was at its
best; the fanciful and impressionistic aura that
this ballet music casts was completely to its
liking and its accuracy and clarity served per-
fectly the composer's intention. The music,
harking of many sources as it does, is exquisite
in its taste and finish and is fully able to stanttd

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