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October 25, 1939 - Image 2

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sk To Open
.ecture Series
For Engineers


oval Practices'
Topic Discussed
Three Speeches

rofessional practices amQng ei-
eera will be the topic discussed at
opening luncheon and dinner for
engineering parleys today by
xis C. Fisk, '14E.
'he student dinner will be held at
0 p.m. today in the Union, fol-
Ing the faculty luncheon at 2
.. Tickets for the dinner will be
iat the time of the dinner.
inal event in the parley series will
a lecture by Mr. Fisk at 4:15 p.m.
irsday in the Amphitheatre of
Rackham building.
lurpose of the parleys on engineer-
practices is to present to the stu-
t lengineer the problems and cir-
astances with which he will be
e4' in his later work. Emphasis
this first series will be on em-
rer-employee and public relations
blems. In connection with these
.e problems the engineer will then
elop experience in judging and
actfully solving questions involv-
wisdom in professioial practices.
Ir. Fisk was a member of Tau
a Pi and Hermitage fraternities
le in school here and also held
tions on the financial committee
he senior class. He is now asso-
ed with the Hyatt Bearing Divi-
t of General Motors in Harrison,

Tappan's Hope
For University
Now Realized
(Material for this series has been
furnished by Dr. Frank E. Robbins,
Assistant to the President.)
The dream of Henry Phillip Tap-
pan, Michigan's second. presidengt, to
create "an American university, de-
serving the name" will be well on the
way to realization on Oct. 27 when
the tenth anniversary of President
Ruthven's service to the University
is celebrated in Yost Field House.
Although his ideas were considered
too "radical" for his- time, President
Tappan is today given much of the
credit for converting a small mid-
western college into one of America's
greatest universities within the short
space of 11 years.
A devout believer in educational
systems maintained by the state, Dr.
Tappan became president of the
University in 1852 after faculty mem-
bers had alternated in the position
since its earliest days.
He was born of mixed Dutch and
Huguenot parents on April 18, 1805
in Rhinebeck, New York. Only 16
years old when he entered Union
College, he received his bachelor's
degree in 1825. For a while he was a
Congregational minister; then he be-
became Professor of Intellectual and
Moral Philosophy at the University
of the City of New York.
In 1863, President Tappan was
forced to leave tle University be-
cause of disagreement over his edu-
cational policies. He spent the re-
nainder of his life in Vevey, Switzer-
land where he died in 1881.

62 Candidates
Are Announced
Polling To Be Held Today
For Dance Positions
(Continued from Page 1)
at various places on the campus this
afternoon according to Wheeler. The
time of polling for the literary school
and the engineering school will be
between 3 and 5:30 p.m., and between
3 and 5 p.m. for students of the
other schools.
Polling places specifically will be
Room 231 A.H. for the literary col-
lege, rooms to be announced on all
bulletin boards for the engineering
school, first floor lobby in the archi-
tecture school, auditorium in the
music school, Room 2432 Elementary
School Building for the School of
Education and Room 1042 N.S. for
the forestry and pharmacy students.
Soph Prom polling will be held
between 3 and 5 p.m. in Room 231,
A.H. for literary college students, and
at places to be announced on all bul-
letin boards for the engineers this
Three literary school students will
be selected for positions on the cen-
tral committee of the J-Hop as will
three engineers. Also one member
of each of the other schools on cam-
pus except that there will be one
representing both the pharmacy and
forestry schools. Three literary col-
lege men and two women as well as
two engineers will be selected for the
sophomore dance.
Peter Brown will be in charge of
both elections except for the engi-
neering school. These will be under
the supervision of Charles Kerner,
Shortage Revealed
In Gibb's Records
(Continued from Page 1)
which had no warrant number."
Further questioning by Rapp brought
out the fact that Rempp had spoken
to the county supervisor and had
asked for an investigation, which
was granted.
According to Remp3p, Gibb had
told him that two checks were stolen
from his desk drawer and that he
would get the money in shortly.
These checks were not in the records
but Gibb had told Rempp that his
friends were helping him and that
everything would be straightened out.
The amount of the checks was $3,-

istruction Examination
Experienced Men Assert


as as stiff an examination as
ollege student ever went
is the verdict -of Dwight S.
is and George M. Downs after
their tests qualifying them
;ructors for the Civil Aero-
Authority Civilian Pilot
g . Program for the second
Lve year. . -
)gh Downs had been flying
years, with more than 3,000
hours to his credit, and Rey-
or 10 years, with more than
urs,- neither was sure of pass-
exam. They knew that 50
t of the instructors tested by
A inspectors fail their exams.
inspectors, Ernest H. Bris-
I J. F. Guilmartin, are strict
," Downs observed, "to insure

assumed the role of sudents and
judged what Downs and Reynoldsl
told them. Intentional errors made by
the inspectors had to be caught and
explained by the instructors..
After ground instruction in con-
trols, motors and taxiing, the flyers
took off in the Cubs and demon-
strated gentle turns and climbs,
climbing turns and other simple

Begins Friday


The Victor' Casts
Fyffe AsShepherd

istructors for
it the country
.le or erroneo
e no chanceo
st test wasa
every phase

the program Coming to the Lydia Mendelssohn
y. Any errat- Theatre this weekend is the pastoral
us instruction story of shepherd life in the Cum-
of getting by." berland region of Scotland, "To The
an oral third Victor," adapted by Gaumont-British
of flight in- from the famous Alfred Ollivant
pose of testing story, "Bob, Son of Battle."
to teach. A The central figure of the story is
z on various Owd Bob, a prize sheep-dog. Veteran
made in their character Will Fyffe is cast in the
t. role of an irrascible old shepherd,
krbor airport, with John Loder, who used Holly-I
action will be wood as a steppingstone to British
ut the planes screen success, and Margaret Lock-'
paces, check- wood' as featured players.
characteris- The picture will be shown at 8:15
e. p.m. -Friday and -Saturday.. Tickets
b monoplanes will go on sale at the League box-
it was the in- joffice at 10 a.m. tomorrow, and all
AA inspectors seats will be reserved. '


owship Of Reconciliation'
Tives Argument For Pacifism

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y with bombs bursting over
and Asia, the views of the
hiip of Reconciliation appear.to
i entirely new and different
n the situation. William T.
Trad.; chairman of the organ-
is adament in his plea for
d interest in this non-sectar-
ifist movement.
basic th'esis of pacifism is

that human unity cannot be attained
by violence, which by nature drives
men apart, but must be sought
through persuasion," this according;
to Mr. Scott is the nucleus of the
program with which this interna-
tional Fellowship is concerned.
The American Fellowship which
consists of numerous small groups,
take their, initiative. and inspiration
under the guidance of the national'
leadership and those chapters in oth-
er countries of the world Witha
sincere desire to' emphasize his
points, William Scott asserted that,
"We are concerned with formulation
and discussion of our nation's foreign
palicy, with resolving group anti-
pathies among students, and with our
own preparation in the eventuality
of war."
The scope of the organization is
wide enough to include such sociolog-
ical problems as racial animosities,
and prejudices, religious divisions,
and the struggle of economic classes.
The chairman explained that the
problems are always two-sided, and.
reconeiliation has to work on both
On campus the group meets Tues-
day at 7 p.m. in the Lane Hall Fire-
place Room, and is open to any who
are concerned with the program and
its attitudes.


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