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November 16, 1939 - Image 8

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The Michigan Daily, 1939-11-16

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W FA Lrarians
Assisting In Drive IRADIO I
nu 'g'f olfWeeIL y June McKee
National Book Week, which is be Originally "Mike" and cohorts car-
ing observed this week, will find WPA ied on in even other quarters than
libraries and library workers through- old University Hall . . . Room 103
out the country assisting in the drive of the Engineering Building here
to gain wider popular interest in housed radio's first experimental sta-
reading and library services, accord- tion, "8XA." In the newly organized
ing to Abner Larned, State WPA ad- Western Conference Radio News
ministrator. . Service, it handled work under the
WPA participation in library work signal corps call "WU9."
is nation wide in scope and exists Then "The Michigan Technic" gave
in such diverse forms as the "pack- up Room 109 for wiring and radio
horse" libraries maintained in some . .. Next the local signal corps unit
remote regions as the Kentucky of ROTC sent a Detroit Symphony
mountains, to the intricacies of cata- Orchestra Concert over wireless tele-
loguing technical treatises for the phone, and radiophone station WCBC
Library of Congress. Library pro- developed. Though comparatively
jects have furnished employment for small in size and built primarily as
thousands of white collar workers laboratory equipment, it reached "the
from local relief rolls. most distant states in the Union,
The principal objective of WPA promising to be one of the most im-
library projects is to extend the use- portant and active college stations in
fulness of libraries already established the country." At the time though,
by making books and other library lack of funds prevented improving
services more easily available to the and strengthening its apparatus.
public. In some cases where public Our non-departmental Broadcast-
funds have been inadequate to set ing Service presents to perspective
up libraries, the WPA, in many in- students a cross-section of courses
stances has established libraries it- offered here. Of the faculty mem-
self. bers now on campus, 450 have spo-
ken before "Mike," touching on near-
New U Of Club ly all types of instruction
Will Begin Career Cartoons On Display
Ini Rackham Building
The 146th chartered University of
Michigan Club will begin its career An exhibit of more than 100 car-
tonight when the club at Portland, toons is now on display in the West
Me., holds its first meeting. End Exhibit Room of the Rackham
The last group to be chartered Building, and can be seen until Nov.
was the University of Michigan Club 21.
of Binghampton, N.Y., which held Put on by several New York artists
its organizational meeting two weeks and sponsored by the Ann Arbor Art
ago. Association, the exhibit features or-
More than 20 organized alumni iginal cartoons from Esquire, Life,
exist in all parts of the world. Some Colliers, New Yorker, and various
of these, however, are not formally newspapers. The exhibit will be open
chartered. daily from 2p.m. to 5 p.m.
(Continued from Page 4) in Room 3065, Natural Science Build-
ing at 7:30 tonight.
League of Nations, will lecture on
'The British Commonwealth and Its Ballet Dancers of Sophomore Cab-
International Relations," under the aret meeting at 5 p.m., today in the
auspices of the Department of Ec- Game Room of the League.
onomics, at 4:15 p.m. on Friday, Nov.
17, in the Rackham Lecture Hall. The Sigma Eta Chi:
public is cordially invited. Supper meeting today at 6. Pledging
of one new member at 5:30 and also
Dr. Nelson Glueck of Jerusalem will recognition of patronesses. Mem-
lecture in the Rackham Auditorium bers please note change of date and
today at 4:15 p.m. Subject: "Arch- be present at 5:30. Dr. Parr will be
aeology Today." The public is cor- the speaker of the evening.
dially invited.
Phi Tau Alpha regular meeting 7:30
Todays Events tonight at Lane Hall.
The Observatory Journal Club will Forum: The Thursday Forum of
meet today at 4:15 p.m. in the Ob- the Student Religious Association will
servatory lecture room. Mr. H.R.J' discuss, "Can a Religious Individual
Grosch will continue this discussion
on Recent Progress in the Study of Justify the Profit System?" Lane Hall,
Fllipsing Binaries." Tea will 7:30 p.m. All interested are invited
served at 4p pm. ,to attend.
Student Senate meeting tonight in Forestry Club Members: There will
he Michigan Union at 7:30. Agenda be a smoker for all members tonight
consists of organization of activi- in Room 319 of the Michigan Union.
oies for the year. Professor Bromley will speak.
Cercile Frarncais meeting tonight at Michigan Dames:
7:30 in 408 R.L. Professor Koella Homemaking group is meeting to-
rill speak on his experiences in Eu- night at 8 o'clock at Mrs. Lawrence
ope. Barden's, 849 Brookwood Place. Ex-
_____. mples of handmade Christmas gifts
University Girls' Glee Club: Re- (bring yours along) will be shown,
hearsal tonight at 7:15 in Game Room and methods of making them dis-
:f League. cussed.
Women's Archery Club meeting at Coining Events
:15 oField followed by The Graduate Outing Club invites
supper at the 'Women's Athletic all graduate students and faculty
Building. _ )members interested in outdoor activi-

Decorations Committee, Panhellen- ties to assemble at the northwest cor-
.c Ball, will meet today at 4 p.m. in ner of the Rackham Building Sun-
the League. day afternoon at 2:30 p.m. Choice of
a hike to White's Woods near Ann Ar-
Assembly Council meeting today at bor, bicycling, and ice-skating. If
ou plan to be present at supper in
4:15 p.m. instead of Tuesday as pre- he Club Ro in te aa uild-
ciously announced. he Club Room in the Rackham Build-
ng, please sign the sheet on the door
Tau Beta Pi: Fall initiation and of the Club Room.

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Fourth Down . . . So expert a
grapefruit eater is young Troy How-
ard that the flying spray of juice
doesn't bother him and he takes
his fruit "n athe raw," at Waverly,
Fla. And that's No. 4 on his menu
for the day, he, declares.

Spanish Youths Put On Show-To mark Spain's slow return to normal, 5,000 members of Falangist
youth organizations hold gymnastic drill at Madrid, with Franco as spectator.

When the fursealers from the Pribilof Islands-Uncle Sam's. fur-seal
breeding preserve in the Bering Sea-have a holiday, they really enjoy
themselves. Note the faces, variety of dress. These sealers with their
wives and children live on the Pribilof Islands which are 250 miles north
of Unalaska.

Who'd Blame The Bird?-Contrary to plan, this turkey got loose-dur-
ing a reenactment of the first Thanksgiving. at Plymouth, Mass., and
Norman Gifford, 12, retrieved the bird. Plymouth will observe the Nov.
30 Thanksgiving.

Hoodwinks .. . Grandma never
saw a knitted hood like this stream-
line for 1939 wear. The girl is
Marguerite Chapman.

The inefficiency of an old fashioned pistol shows up well in this picture made at the incredible exposure
one-millionth of a second by Dr. Harold E. Edgerton of the M.I.T. Note how much of the explesion force
escaped from the sides of the gun. The bullet is not the projecting rod shown; it is just emerging and can-
not be seen for the smoke.

112 South Main

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