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September 19, 1939 - Image 3

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The Michigan Daily, 1939-09-19

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Students To Get
Discount Rates,
Congress Plans
Cleaning, Pressing, Shoe
Repairs Are Included
Under 'Booster' System
In an effort to ease the strain of
the student pocketbook, Congress, in-
dependent men's organization will
inaugurate this fall a Booster Card
plan under which students will re-
ceive special discount rates on such
services as cleaning, pressing and
shoe repair. Sale of voucher cards,
which entitle the student or faculty
member to the special rate, will be
held from 2 to 5 p.m. today in Room
306 of the Union, according to Phil
Westbrook, '40, President of Con-
The Booster Card Plan, which was
worked out by Westbrook and Jack
Hoover, '40, chairman of the activi-
ties committee, will offer discounts
up to 30 per cent on such services as
cleaning, pressing and shoe repair.
Cleaning and pressing services for
holders of the Congress cards at
contracted agencies may be obtained
at a 30 per cent discount from the
established Ann Arbor price scale.
Shoe repairing and men's furnishings
and clothing will be given at a 10
per cent discount.
Cards To Cost 50 Cents
- The income from the cards will be
used to supplement the Congress
treasury in the support of such pro-
jects as tutorial systems and a schol-
arship fund. The cards, to be offered
to students and faculty for 50 cents,
will be distributed during Orientation
Week in Room 306 of the Union.
Congress was organized in 1936 to
give independent men the opportuni-
ties and privileges available to fra-
ternity men. Experiencing a rapid
growth, Congress now ranks among
the larger campus organizations.
Plans have been made that promise
close cooperation with the Union and
the. Interfraternity Council.
During the year Congress sponsors
a number of educational social and
sports programs including such di-
vertisements as afternoon dances,
Sunday suppers, and intramural
sports programs. Organization of
men's rooming houses and the spon-
sorships of tutorial systems also rate
among the organization's activities.
Has 10 Districts
Congress is headed by an execu-
tive and District Councils the former
consisting of president, secretaries,
treasurer, committee chairmen, and
District Council representatives, and
is appointed every spring by a stu-
dent faculty committee. The Dis-
trict Council consists of the heads of
the 10 districts into which the in-
dependent men are divided.
Westbrook is this year's president;
Doug Tracy, '40E, and Jay Rockwell,
'40, executive secretaries, Roland
Rhead, '40, secretary-treasurer; Hoo-
ver, chairman of the student welfare
and activities committee; Winston P.
Qox, '42, social chairman; and Wil-
liam Rockwell, '41, bulletin editor.
Farmer Reports Fish
Caught In Cow's Tail
HOT SPRINGS, Ark., Sept. 18.
()-James Sparkman came up bold-
ly with this hot weather yarn today
and offered to show anyone the very
tale that is the heart of the tale:
His cow Sally waded into a shallow
pond seeking relief from the heat.
Soon she lumbered back to the barn-
yard, bellowing. Amazed Farmer
Sparkman found a six-pound bass
dangling from her tail, its teeth firm-
ly caught in the hair.

Court Is Adjourned
On Bergdoll's Trial
NEW YORK, Sept. 18.-(P)-The
courtmartial of Grover Cleveland
Bergdoll, World War draft dodger,
was adjourned today until Sept. 27.
The delay was announced shortly
after the court had convened on
Governor's Island.
The adjournment was requested by
Maj. George A. Hadd, military coun-
sel for Bergdoll, who explained that
since the charges of conspiracy to
desert and desertation had been
drawn up, he had not had time to
prepare an adequate defense.
Prosecuting counsel made no ob-
jectio nto the delay.
Select ...
Cleanliness PLUS!
SAVE 50c
$5.50 Meal Ticket
for $5.00
T-Bone Steak . ..50c

Iowa County Chooses
Nov. 16 Thanksgiving
ELKADER, Ia., Sept. 18.-(P)-Far
be it from the Clayton County (Iowa)
Board of Supervisors to line up with
either side in this Thanksgiving Day
The board approved a resolution
to observe Thanksgiving Nov. 16 this
year "so as not to conflict with the
dates set by the President of the
United States and the Govenor of
Gov. George A. Wilson proclaimed
Thanksgiving for Nov. 30, the.tradi-
tional last Thursday of the month.
President Roosevelt has designated
Nov. 23..
Beer and Win"e
Phone 5933
231 South State

Michigan To Have
FortyCCC Camps
WASHINGTON, Sept. 18.-(A)-
Michigan will have 40 Civilian Con-
servation Corps camps in operation
for the enrollment period, Oct. 1, 1939
to March 31, 1940, it was announced
Monday by Robert Fechner, CCC
New camps will be established at
Kingston and Chelsea and a camp
will be re-established at Seney. Five
other camps will be closed for the
winter. Three of them are located at
Newberry in Luce County while two
are at Houghton in the Isle Royale
National Park.
Town Club Beer
Obtainable from your
neighborhood dealer.

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CLASS of '4
College isn't so fear-
some as it seems the
first day. You'll be get-
ting a lot of advice on
what to do and what not
to do. When it comes to
shirts, ties, shorts, hand-
kerchiefs and collars
you'll do well to heed
advice about buying
Arrow. Two out of three
college men wear Arrow
shirts. They're tops on
every campus because
they fit better, wear
longer and look smarter.
See the local dealer
today and stock up for
the semester.

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4L... W . SHI RTS

looking grand!
We've timed your arrival on campus
with everything that's new in shirts.
Stripes and checks you've never seen
before-colors that are quiet-new
collar models-all tailored with the
Arrow touch - all streamlined
Mitoga fit and Sanforized
Shrunk. Auction off your
die-hard Arrows and get a
load of new ones. $2 to $5.

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