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Former Hawaiian Governor To Speak

Aptitude Exam
Set For Nov. 28

To Play Here

Nove imber


Students Desiring To Enter The New York Philharmonic Sym-'
Medical School In Fall phony Orchestra with John Barbi-
Expected To Take Examn rolli conducting comes to inn Arbor]
for the first time in its history 'when
The Medical Aptitude Test, formu- it gives the fourth program 3.'r the
lated by the Association of American current Choral Union Concert series
at 8:30 p.m., Monday, Nov. 27, in
Medic.d Colleges, will be given by the1 Hill Auditorium.
University from 3 to 5 p.m. Nov. 28 Before the merging of the New
in the Natural Science Auditorium. York Symphony and the New York,
Premedical students desiring to en- Philharmonci, under Josef Stransky,
ter medical school in the fall are ex- two organizations had played in Ann
pected to take the test which is given Arbor separately four times. The
only once a year. The examination Philharmonic, under oJsef Stransky,
is a normal requirement for admis- gave a concert here in March, 1916.
sion to almost all medical schools, and the New York Symphony, under:
and failure to take it, according to Walter Damrosch, appeared here on]
the University, will automatically three occasions-Jan. 16, 1918; Oct.
close the doors of many medical 15, 1925, and Feb. 1, 1928.
schools and handicap the student in For several years, the orchestra
gaining admittance to others. that resulted from the union of these
Used By Admission Officers two noted organizations was presided
These tests are used by the admis- over by premier conductor Arturo
sion officers as one of the criteria in Toscanini. He was followed by a
admitting students. Studies of the series of guest conductors.
test reveal its ability to foretell the Two years ago, John Barbirolli, an
future success of students in medi- Englishman of French and Italian'

Michigan Business Men Aided
By University Research Bureau
Designed to establish general prin- members of the faculty of the School
ciples of business management as an of Business Administration. To do
id to business men, the Bureau of lwork in graphing, typing, general re-
d nsearch, collection of data and editing,
Business Research is an integral part the Bureau employs three full-time
of the School of Business Adminis- workers, eight to ten NYA students
tration, Prof. Richard U. Ratcliff, and a staff of research assistants, he
Assistant Director of the Bureau, said explained.
yesterday. - Students Are Employed
The principal work of the Bureau, At present, Professor Ratcliff said,
he explained, consists of publishing no full-time research worker is em-
research studies of members of the ployed by the Bureau, although it
faculty of the school and supplying has the services of a research asso-
assistance in the research itself, al- ciate, a student who is working on his
though, occasionally, work by men in doctor's degree, and 11 students of
other schools of the University or by the School who work as research stu-
members of faculties of other colleges, dents. Students on the research staff
is published. In this way the Bu- of the Bureau do 12 or 20 hours of
reau serves as a. facilitating organ for work per week, those working the
research and makes possible spread maximum amount being forced to

Menus Show Colonials
Liked 'Much Firewater'
It may bke a good thing that prohibi-
tion didn't exist in the days our coun-
try was founded. Men at that time
liked their beverages strong and
plentiful, if dinner bills in the pos-
session of the William L. Clements
Library are any indication.
The dinners held at Roubalet's
Tavern in New York: City were ac-
companied by much toasting and cele-
brating. One of these feasts, given
Aug. 10, 1780, was attended by 19

of information obtained through it,
Professor Ratcliff continued.
Distributed 6,000 Copies
The Bureau, which has been op-
-erating since the foundation of the
school in 1924, he said, issues three
series of publications which have
wide circulation, more than 6,000
copies having been distributed during
the year of 1938-1939.
Michigan Business Studies, a series
in which 41 items have appeared, he
explained, fall in such fields as mar-
keting, real estate, accountirig, sta-

limit the amount of curricular work
they carry, he pointed out.
The latest publication of the Bu-
reau was "The Detroit Hoasing Mar-
ket, an Analysis of Current Condi-
tions," by Professor Ratcliff. The
next will probably be "Retention of
Corporate Earnings," by Prof. O. J.
Curry, of the business administra-
tion school of the University of Ar-
SRA Holds Meeting

cal school more accurately than any
other test yet . devised. The stu-
dent's scholastic record in his pre-g
medical work, his character, the con-e
sensus of opinion of those teachers
who know him and the impression hes
makes 'on the members of the Com-
mittee on Admissions-all will con-x
tinue to be carefully considered in
decidi,4 whether he will be admit-t
ted. °,
Adopted In 1930a
The Aptitude Tests, which wereg
adopted by the association in 1930,
have been administered in the Unit-
ed States for the pest several years.
They measure the student's ability to
learn jnaterial similar to that which
he will have in medical school. They
also leasure his genral information
and scientific background and his
ability to draw accurate conclusions
fron a given set of data.
Fees nay be paid at the Cashier's
Office until Nov. 22. It is essential
that all desiring to take the test pay
thei fees during this period in order
that the University may obtain suffi-
cient tests from the association.
Aukah Leader
Speaks TOnight
Lester Seligman To Talk
On Zionist Palestine
Lester Seligman, midwest leader
of Avukah, national student Zionist
organization, will lead a discussion
on "Jewish Youth Looks at Palestine"
at 8 p.m. today at the Hillel Founda-
ton, immediately following the regu-
lar Friday night services.
This discussion will highlight an
Avukah weekend at the Foundation
which also includes a special meet-
ing at '3 p.m. tomorrow at which both
Seligman and Joseph Epstein, an-
other leader of Avukah, will speak.
A social will be held at 8 p.m. Sun-
day, at Which pictures of Avukah's
summer camp will be shown.
Besides being a leader in Zionism,
Seligman has been active in the ASU
movement and last year was granted
a scholarship to study in Palestine.
Dean Stason Addresses
Banquet Of Tau Beta Pi
Dean E. Blythe Stason of the Law
School. spoke at the initiation ban-
quet at - Tau Be Pi, honorary en-
gineering fraternity, last night in the
New members include: J. Ander-
son Ashburn, George Burton, Elmer
Britton, Don Carson, John Coliman
Frank Conway, Robert Deland, Fred
Emens, Norman Fey, Carling Haver-
mans, Lewis Heinze, Ray Jones, Ed-
ward Parish, George Renholt, Jr.,
Jack Shuler, H. Richard Steding,
Claude Wadsworth. All are seniors
in the College of Engineering.

background, was chosen to direct the
orchestra. The orchestra's radio pro-
grams are now heard weekly through-
out the world.
The following numbers have been
selected for the Ann Arbor program:?
Overture, "The Roman Carnival,"
by Berlioz; Introduction and Allegro
for Strings, Op. 47, by Elgar; Varia-
tions and Fugue, "Under The Spread-
ing Chestnut Tree," by Weinberger
and 'Symphony in E minor, No. 4,Op.:
98, by Brahms.
Ann rbor

Lawrence M. Judd (above) was former Governor of the Territory
of Hawaii an'd is now touring the United States in an effort to remove
"current misonceptions" regarding Hawaii. i Ie will discuss the relation
of the Territory to continental United States in a University Lecture here
Monday at 4:15 p.m. in the Ra ckham Buflding.
Foreign Students Cyclist's Condition
Guests Of YMCA Remains Serious

Here Is




Twenty-three of the University's
foreign students, representing al-I
most as many different countries, will
be guests today of the Harmon
Branch of the Detroit YMCA.
Those students going will leave thei
International Center in a special busI
at 4 p.m. They represent China, Ja-
pan, Korea, the Philippine Common-
wealth, India, Palestine, Hungary,
Italy, Poland, Jugoslavia, Brazil, Co-
lombia, Bolivia, Argentina, Chile, the
Union of South Africa, Syria and

Gordon Douglas Haaxma, 19, of
Ann Arbor, who was severely injured'
Wednesday when the bicycle he was:
riding crashed into a truck, was still
in a "serious condition" according to
an announcement issued late yester-
day by University Hospital authori-I
Haaxmna, son of Mr. and Mrs. Sy-
brand Haaxma of 213 Glen St., grad-3
uated last June from Ann Arbor High=
School and intends to enter the Uni-
versity in February.


fishcs and retailing. The Michi- "Can a Religious Person Justify
gan Business Papers series include the Profit Motive?" was the subject
five publications during the past two for discussion by the Forum of the
years, he said, covering the pro Student Religious Association last
ceedings of business conferences held suetRlgosAscainls
ingmsnight in the Fireside Room of Lane
in Ann Arbor. Michigan Business Hall. The Forum was the fifth in
Repots,a miscellaneous series, in- a series on religious and ethical
cludes, thus far, four numbers on problems.
subjects of specialized interest which ___________________
have relatively small circulations,
Professor Ratcliff pointed out.
Other Publications Issued
In addition to these series of pub-'LA E
lications, he said, the Bureau has
issued 341 items in the Michigan OR
Business Cases series. These publi-
cations are gradually becoming more LOWERS
important, Professor Ratcliff com-
mented, since they are used in classes
of the School of Business Adminis- 106 East Washington Street
ti'ation, and many are sold to other Ann Arbor, Mich.
colleges and universities.
The -staff of the Bureau of Business
Research, he continued, includes all

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It took Roger Wagamon, of Ann
Arbor, just two hours and 15 minutes.
to shoot a deer when he went hunt-1
ing this week and, as a result, he4
is the first man in the city to return
home with his buck. Mr. Wagamon
shot the prize in a woods about 10
miles west of Mio.
S.L.A. Marshall, of the Detroit
News, thinks that the methods
of warfare have changed singe
1918 . . . that is what he told
Ann Arbor Rotarians Wednesday.
Marshall says that the pressure
of economic blockades . . . fore-
irig horrible starvation on every
citizen involved ... is more cruel
than the so-called bloody fight-
ing in the battlefield.
William H. Anderson, of 'Ewen,
John C. Benson, of Flint, and Paul
C. LeGolvan, of Marquqette . . . all
of them senior medical students in
the University . .. have received ap-
pointments for one year's service with
the United States army.
* * * $
If you want to get some more
knowledge about our.Social Security
Act drop into Ann Arbor high school
at 7:30 tonight . . . where some mo-
tion pictures will be given to explain
that subject.
Dr. George G. Brown, of the
engineering school, was elected a
director of the American Insti-
tute of Chemical Engineers at the
Institute's annual meeting this
week in Providence, R.I.
If you get up with the sun these
days .itmeans leaving bed at
5:10... according to the official
weather report. The temperature.
these days has;been hanging around
48 degrees, the report also shows.




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