THE MICHIG~AN DlAILY
,;TUESDAY, Drc a, 1919
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TtTESX~AY, DECO ~, 19~9
Patent Protection Period
Is Topic Of Discussion
For Semester's Finale
Sigma Rho Tau debaters will meet
a rival engineering speech team from
the University of Toledo. at 8:30 p.m.
today in Rooms 316-20 of the Union
on the question of the patent period.
The Michigan affirmative debaters,
Bruno Rocca, '41E; John Hammeleff,
'42B; Dean Doodbury, '42E; Norman
Taylor, '42E, and John Bulmer, '42E,
wil speak in the society's second
intercollegiate contest on the topic,
"Resolved: That the 17-Year Period
of Patent Protection Should be Short-
ened.' The team was defeated by a
TUniversity of Detroit squad .last
:In the final meeting of the semes-
ter, Michigan will send a negative
team to the Detroit Institute of Tech-
nology Jan. 5, 1940. The first contest
Of the season which was with the
University of Toledo has been post-
The society's intercollegiate de-
bates begin at 7:30 p.m. on the topic,
"Resolved: That the New York Cen-
tral Railways Should Adopt Diesel
Power for All Passenger Locomotives."
West Quad To Hold
First 'Open House'
Students, faculty and townspeople
have been invited to attend the first
annual "open house" of the West
Quadrangle, newly-completed men's
,dormitory, to be heldtrom 8 to 11:30
All rooms, recreation facilities, din-'
ing halls and kitchens in the eight
units of the dormitory will be open
for inspection. Guides will be avail-
able to conduct tours through the
buildings which make up the group.
,Vembers of the Board of Regents
and of the Board of Governors of
the Men's Residence Halls are ex-
pected to attend, as are University
Weekend Auto Accidents
Cause Injuries To 14
Fourteen persons were injured,
one of them seriously, in automobile
accidents in Washtenaw county dur-
ing the last weekend.
Most seriously injured was Orrin
Fisk, 70 years old, of Chelsea, who
suffered fractures of the right arm,
,ight leg, nose and skull in an acci-
dent between two cars on US-12.
Iis wife also received fractures and
bruises. Both are receiving treat-
ient in St. Joseph's Mercy hospital.
DAILY OFFICIAL BULLETIN
TUESDAY, DEC. 5, 1939
VOL. L. No. 61
Student Tea: President and Mrs.
Ruthven will be at home to students
Wednesday afternoon from 4 to 6
To All Faculty and Staff Members:
Those who have not yet signed up for
group hospitalization under the plan
of the Michigan Society for Group
Hospitalization may do so today.
Thereafter there will be a 60-day
waiting period so that anyone. who
wishes to enter the plan will not be
allowed to do so until February
5, 1940. Enrollment cards and
information may be obtained either
at the respective Deans' Offices or
the Business Office.
Shirley W. Smith.'
To All Faculty Members:
1. Life Annuities or life insurance
either or both may be purchased by
members of the faculties from the
Teachers Insurance and Annuity As-
sociation of America and premiums
for either life Annuity or life Insur-
ance, or both, may be deducated at
the written request of the policy-
holder from the monthly payroll of
the University, and in such cases will
be remitted directly by the Univer-
sity, on the monthly basis. The
secretary's office has on file blank
applications for annuity policies, or
life insurance policies, and rate books,
for the convenience of members of
the University staff desiring to make
use of them.
2. The Regents at their meeting of
January, 1919 agreed that any mem-
ber of the Faculties entering the serv-
ice of the University since Nov. 17,
1915, may purchase an Annuity from
the above-named Association, toward
the cost of which the Regents would
make an equal contribution up to
five per cent of his annual salary
not in excess of $5,000, thus, within
the limit of five per cent of the salary,
doubling the amount of the Annuity
3. The purchase of an Annuity
under the conditions mentioned in
(2) above is made a condition of em-
ployment in the case of all members
of the Faculties, except instructors,
whose term of Faculty service does
not antedate the University year.
1919-1920. With instructors of less
than three years' standing the pur-
chase of an Annuity is optional
4. Persons who have become mem-
bers of the faculties since Nov. 17,
1915 and previous to the year 1919-
1920 have the option of purchasing
annuities under the University's con-
5. Any person in the employ of the
University may at his own cost pur-
chase annuities from the association
or any of the class of faculty mem-
bers mentioned above -may purchase
annuities at his own cost in addition
to those mentioned above. The Uni-
versity itself, however, will contribute
to the expense of such purchase of
annuities only as indicated i sections
2, 3 and 4 above.
* 6. Any person in the employ of the
University, either as a faculty mem-
ber or otherwise, unless debarred by
his medical examination may, at his
own expense, purchase life insurance
from the Teachers Insurance and An-
nuity Association at its rate. All life
insurance premiums are borne by the
individual himself. The University
makes no contribution toward life
insurance and has nothing to do with
the life insurance feature except that
it will if desired by the insured, de-
duct premiums monthly and remit
the same to the association.
7. The University accounting of-
fices will as a matter of hccommoda-
tion to members of the faculties or
employes of the University, who de-
sire to pay either annuity premiums
or insurance premiums monthly, de-
duct such premiums from the pay-
roll in monthly installments. In the
case of the so-called "academic roll"
the premium payments for the
months of July, August, September,
and October will be deducted from
the double payroll of June 30. While
the accounting offices do not solicit
this work, still it will be cheerfully
assumed where desired.
8. The University has no ar-
rangements with any insurance or-
ganization except the Teachers .n-
surance and Annuity Association of
America and contributions will not
be made by the University nor can
premium payments be deducted ex-
cept in the case of annuity or insur-
ance policies of this association.
9. The general administration of
the annuity and insurance business
has been placed in the hands of Sec-
retary of the University by the Re-
Please communicate with the un-
dersigned if you have not complied
with the specific requirements as
stated in (3) above.
Herbert G. Watkins, Ass't Secy.
Open House in West Quadrangle:
The Board of Governors of Residence
Halls, the staff, and the residents of
the West Quadrangle of Men's Resi-
dence Halls extend a cordial invita-
tion to students, members of the
faculty, and tpwnspeople to attend
the Open House on Thursday, Dec. 7,
from 8 to 11 p.m The eight buildings
in the West Quadrangle will be open
for inspection. Guests are asked to
enter through the west gate of the
Quadrangle on Thompson St.
Charles L Jamison, Acting
Chairman, Board of Govep-
nors of Residence Halls.
Karl Litzenberg, Director of
Paul Oberst, Chairman, West
Quadrangle Student Council.
Twilight Organ Recital: Allan
Callahan, organist, of Detroit, a grad-
uate of the University School of Mu-
sic, will appear as guest artist in
Hill Auditorium, Wednesday after-
noon, Nov.6, at 4:15 p.m. The gen-
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"'REIN" on your laundry expenses.
"RIDE" through the year free of laundry
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STRAYED, LOST, FOUND --1
LOST: Black and white Schaeffer
fountain pen. Bob Wagner; 2-2565.
LAUNDRY - 2-1044. Sox darned.
Careful work at low prices. 16
SEVERAL immediate vacancies for
Graduate Women in lovely home.
Room and board. Phone 2-2185.
PING-Experienced. Miss Allen,
408 S. Fifth Ave. Phone 2-2935 or
TYPING--Miss L. M. Heywood, 414
Maynard St. Phone 5689. 43
TYPING SERVICE-Dorothy Testa,
M.A. 625 E. Liberty (at State St.)
2-1835. Reports, thesis, disserta-
tions, briefs. 113
WASHED SAND AND GRAVEL -
Driveway gravel, washed pebbles.
Killins Gravel Company, Phone
SEWING-Alterations. Also new
black taffeta evening dress for sale,
reasonable. Inquire 2-2678. Alta
SPECIAL-$5.50 Machineless Per-
manent $2.50; $3 oil cocona $1.50;
end permanent $1. Shampoo and
fingerwave 35c. Phone 8100, 117'
DRIVING TO CALIFORNIA about
Dec. 16. Have room for one or two
passengers, to share expense. Phone
8413 between 7 and,9 p.m. 115
You'll have no "KICK" coming with the
work done by these laundries."
"1 TIUST NO MAN...
PARTICULARLY ONE I LOVEll
2 Su its of Underwear
3 Pa irs of Socks
2 Bath .Towels
Tyrone Power -- "Daytime Wife"
Approximate Cost ..... .. 1.10
OPENING TOMORROW NIGHT
PLAY PRODUCTION PRESENTS
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