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February 16, 1940 - Image 6

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CAA Will Begin
Advanced Flight
Four Students Are Eligible
For Commercial License
In NewTraining Plan
Four students will undertake a
new experiment in government flight
training Monday when the Civil Aero-
nautics Authority Advanced Flight
Training Program is initiated here.
The program, designed to give
further training to students who have
completed the elementary CAA in-
struction, was only recently estab-
lished. Continuance of the plan de-
pends upon its success this year.
Students who qualified for the
courserare: Byrl F. Schaubert, '40;
Frederick A. Maxam, '40E; John P.
Vivian, '42E, and Harry C. Matte-
son, '41E.
The course will include a 146-hour
ground school and 40 to 50 hours of
advanced flight training. When the
student successfully completes the
training, he will receive the equival-
ent of the CAA limited commercial
To complete the required number1
of hours of instruction before thej
July 1 deadline, the, four students
will have to fly many more hours
each week than they did in the be-
ginner's course last year, according;
to Prof. Emerson W. Conlon, director
of the program here. To insure safe-
ty, however, he added, the CAA has
set' fatigue limits beyond which stu-
dents may not pass.
The ten "depression classes" of
1930-1939 at Stevens Institute of
Technology are 96 per cent employed.

Muriel Lester
To Talk Here
At ileetin gs

Lack Of Funds Forces Library
Th ie Old ServaitsA OQiurte
IJD§jLL-i F it , Wht t foiiaev~ school by theD- ai-i" t- ci
ly was part of the servants' quarters Social Agencies.
of the Stevens Mansion at 40 East When it was founded, the Sc
Ferry Street here now houses a Uni- Work Library had about 200 bo
versity Library. It is the Social Work many of them lent by the face
Library of the Institute of Public and However, through the efforts of
Social Administration, a branch of the terested persons the collection
University. grown to about 1,000 volumes and
This week, after striving for two ceives a number of periodicals
years to maintain adequate facilities social welfare.
on a financial shoestring, the offi- Despite its handicap the Instit
cias of the Library stated that "al- which started with a few stud
though the library's growth is grati- five years ago, has gained a nati
fying, it ha, not been sufficient to reputation, being now fully acer
meet the needs of the rapidly in- ited by the American Association
creasing student body " Training Schools and the Amer
Association of Social Workers.I
The chief need at present, accord- semester, 167 students were regist
ing to the librarian, is additional andtenrollment increased this ser
funds to provide much indispensable ter to 180.
reference material which is lacking. With the building of the prop
For example, the library does not Extension School in Detroit, the
have an Encyclopedia of the Social stitute and its Library will move
Sciences. Neither does it have any more adequate quarters, with r
indexes to periodical literature. Al- for both the books of the Lib
though courses like Medical Case and those of the Extension Ser
Work are taught, there is no medical The building will probably be r
dictionary. The nadir of the situa- for occupancy in a year. But offi
tion is that until a few weeks ago of the Library point out that
there was no English dictionary for pressing need for books will rem
student use.
Additional funds are needed for
binding many of the scientific jour- Dual Billing Ends Toni
nals received. Some of these valu- "Marseillaise" and "The City,'
able publications, the librarian ex-Cnma eage'frdoThe-y
plained, are deteriorating rapidly by Cinema League's first double-feae
remaining unbound and pamphlet presentation, will have its second
filesmarneg ednforndeadlpym final showing at 8:15 p.m. toda
files are needed for the rapidly grow- the Lydia Mendelssohn Theatre. T
ing pamphlet collection. ets for the performance may be
Physical equipment also shows the tamed at the box-office.
limitations of the Library's present
budget. For study tables the students
use two long planks supported by
wooden horses similar to the arrange-
ment used by paper hangers and the
chairs, the folding kind used at pic-
nics, destroy concentration by their
squeaking, the librarian explained.
Although the Institute was -estab-
lished in 1935, it did not begin to have
a library of its own until the summer
of 1938. Until that time the stu-
dents depended upon the Henry G. ......
Stevens Collection loaned to the...

1 rif 1

Congress Plan

oks, Group insurance policies fostered
Ulty. by Congress, independent men's or-
in- ganization, covering fire and theft,
has will be available all semester at Con-
re- gres's offices in the Union, according
on to William Rockwell, '41.
Although Congress instituted the
tute, the idea of making inexpensive insur-
ents ance coverage available to independ-
onal ents on campus, other students are
red- eligible for participation, Rockwell
n of said. Moreover, if sufficient students'
ican apply for policies, the rates will
Last probably be reduced below the present
Bred, level, which is approximately one-fifth
mes- the previously available rates, Rock-
well said.
osed eThis plan, which Congress is carry-
In- out on a non-profit basis, had its birth
into on the campuses of Illinois and Pur-
room due, where similar independent or-
rary ganizations first succeeded in per-
vice. suading insurance companies that a
eady student body constituted an insur-
cials able group under existing insurance
the methods.
rain. Specific rates, as issued by Con-
gress, are 50 cents annually per 100
dollars coverage for fire and allied
giL risks; and five dollars per $350 cover-
Art age for theft. Policies are now avail-
ature able from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. every week
and day in Congress office in the Union.
y in
Tick- The brightest of all the third-year
ob- University of Minnesota lawyers is a
I blind student.

Merchants Complain Students
Browse Abovit, Talk, Don't Buy
y i IUTdi -NE(r MASCOTT' (or male) clerks," one store-.-manager
"'Students are all right, that is, on I explained. "After all, we're engaged
the whole; they just don't have any in a legitimate business, not in com-
money to buy much of anything, peting with Hollywood or attempting
that's all." to aid students in their conversation-
Thus did Ann Arbor's shopowners, al techniques."
managers and clerks agree, when in- "Coed buyers." a women's clothing
terviewed in a survey conducted yes- store clerk said, "are notorious for
terday, on the characteristics of a''trying on' all the merchandise in the
typical student and his buying habits. shop, leaving with the curt rejoinder
"Of course," many of those inter- that they'll be in tomorrow' and fail-
viewed maintained, "students do have ing to return undil anotler afternoon
their faults." "For example," one of tdentse aroun .
the store-owners interpolated, "we abouts are a ways complining
don't exactly relish the sight of see- about the prices, one store-clerk
ing a student come in at 10 a.m., pre- maintained. "They haggle, and
sumably to buy something, watch him haggle, and talk aboutmonopolies,
thoroughly survey and handle our the Sherman Act, constitutional guar-
merchandise, and then nonchalantly anties, and eono ics 51,e, o d the
leave the premises at approximatelytemaingreofithspricte." dwt
4 p.m. without purchasing anything." the making of the prices."
"And it has actually happened," sev- "tOf course, the clerk admitted,
eral testifiedother customers haggle about prices,
Often when a student enters a shop, too. But they don't quote Adam
they claimed "that entrance does not Smith to do it.
signalize a mass buying campaign." "All in all," one store-owner said in
In fact, the shopowners pointed out, summarizing the opinion of his col-
"many a student (male) has merely leagues, "student buyers are nobetter
entered the story to carry on an in- and no worse than any other group of
ane conversation with one of our bet- buyers; but students, with the possible
ter-looking clerks (female)." The con- exception of math majors, will never
versation, they added, can drag on learn how to add or to accept our
for hours, until the suggestion that addition as correct."
a purchase might be made immediate- "As for professors, well, I'd better
ly discourages all further thoughts of keep my mouth shut," he concluded.
romance. "The student then leaves,
heavy in heart, and light as ever in The Bradley College library has a
pocketbook," they complained collection of 1,040 books and 6,266
"That's why Ann Arbor stores aren't pamphlets dealing with industrial
noted for the beauty of their female education.

Muriel Lester, International Secre-
tary of the Fellowship of Reconcilia-
tion, will speak at the student rally to
be held at 4:30 p.m. tomorrow in the
First Congregational Church under
the auspices of the Inter-Guild Coun-
cil and the Henry Martin Loud Found-
The talk will be one of four given
by the same speaker in Ann Arbor
Sunday and Monday. She will preach
at the First Methodist Church at 10:40
a.m. tomorrow under the auspices of
the Henry Martin Loud Foundation.
She will also speak Monday at a meet-
ing of the Ann Arbor Ministerial
Association and later at a meeting of
the Ann Arbor chapter ot the Fel-
lowship of Reconcilliation, Lane Hall.
Miss Lester is a foremost social
service worker and pacifist. She has
made numerous trips to the Orient as
a representative of the Fellowship of
Reconciliation and has been the guest
of Mahatma Gandhi.






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BRITISH TANKER ABLAZE AFTER U-BOAT ATTACK-Smoke billows from the blazing British tanker
Gretafield, shown before it sank after being attacked b y a German submarine off the northern coast of Scot-
land. It was reported that 13 members of the crew were missing and 28 men were picked up by trawlers.
This picture was radioed from London to New York.

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PRESIDENT SAILS ON CRUISER FOR VACATION AT SEA-Leaving from Pensacola, Fla., President
Roosevelt boarded the cruiser Tuscaloosa for a vacation cruise that had some elements of mystery. In his
last press conference, the President said that it would be fair to assume that he might combine some busi-
ness with the vacation. The President is shown here waving good-bye from the deck of the destroyer
Lang, which took him out to the Tuscaloosa, resting o ff the Florida coast. With him is Commander Felix
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