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FRIDAY. !AN. S. 1940

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2,000 Expected
To Come Here
For Meetings
Extension Service Names
Schedule For Coming
Events Of This Year
Parleys, institutes, conventions and
meetings expected to attract more
than 2,000 persons are included on
the schedule of the University's Ex-
tension Service for the remainder of
the school year.
An Institute for Ministers, sched-
uled Jan. 22-24, is the first program
on the calendar. Clergymen attend-
ing are expected to discuss current
national and international events as
well as ecclesiastical affairs.
In conjunction with the forestry
school, the Extension Service hopes
to sponsor a meeting of the United
States National Park Maintenance
Men Feb. 26-29 and March 1-16.
Trade executives, including secre-
taries of the plumbers', grocers' and
clothiers' trade, will assemble March
15-16 to discuss trade and organiza-
tion problems.
Coal engineering and selling will
concern approximately 250 persons
April 8-19 during the annual Coal
Utilization Institute held in coopera-
tion with the engineering school.
Foremen and other industrial ex-
ecutives, convening April 12-13, will
take part in the second Michigan-
Ohio Foremen Conference. Repre-
sentatives from the General Motors',
Kellogg and Detroit, Battle Creek
steel plants are expected to attend.
In cooperation with the Michigan
State Federation of Women's Clubs,
the Extension Service will sponsor
the Annual Adult Education Insti-
tute/April 29 to May 3. Parents and
educators will consider local, na-
tional and international topics in
addition to those dealing with edu-
Madame Maia Hohn Dies
14EW YORK, Jan. 4.-(A)-Ma-
dame Maia Bang Hohn, 60, concert
violinist, authour of 20 books on mus-
ic, and lecturer on the masters, died
today after a short illness.


rof. Powers Resolution Admitting Women
Wis~ New Pos- Passed Bioard 70 Yewrs Ago





Part acitWii! Awum-e
Duties InWashington
Prof. Justin L. Powers of the Col-
lege of Pharmacy will leave the Uni-
versity at the conclusion of this se-
mester .to take over the dual post-
tion of chhirman of the Committee
of National Formulary and director
of the American Pharmaceutical Asso-
"iation Laboratory March 1 in Wash-
ington, D.C.
He was elected to the double job by
the Council of the American Pharma-
ceutical Association at its semi-an-
nual meeting Dec. 3, 1939, in Wash-
ington. Professor Powers will succeed
Dr. E. N. Gathercoal, who will re-
main with the Laboratory in an ad-
visory capacity until May 1.
Professor Powers has served the
University in the capacity of assist-
ant professor fo pharmacy since 1935.
He holds three degrees from the Uni-
versity, Ph.C., B.S., and M.S., as well
as a Ph.D. degree from the University
of Wisconsin.
Center Given
Many Tokens
* .
Students and alumni of the Univer-
sity hailing from all parts of the
globe sent the International Center
here a host of Christmas remem-
brances, Prof. J. Raleigh Nelson,
director, said yesterday.
Most impressive of the gifts re-
ceived by the Center was a combina-
tion radio and phonograph present-

Adoption Followed Years
Of Agitation By Haven
And ParentsIn Country
Unquestioned is the co-ed's right
to the privileges of higher education
as Michigan women today honor the
70th anniversary of the Regent's pas-
sage of the statute enabling women
to enter the University.
It was 70 years ago today, Jan. 5,
1870, during the acting-presidency of
Prof. Henry Ftieze. that the Board
"recognized the right of every resi-
dent of Michigan to the enjoyment of
the privileges afforded by the Uni-
versity" and further affirmed that
"no rule exists in any of the Univer-
sity statutes for the exclusion of
any person from the University who
possesses the requisite literary and
moral qualifications."
The adoption of the resolution came
after years of agitation for the ad-
mission of women to the portals of
higher education. In the same year,
1855, that the legislature of Michigan
passed an act giving married women
absolute control over their property,
Dr. E. O. Haven, then a professor in
the University, advocated the admis-
sion of women on an equality with
men. Interest in the question con-
Sink Spot
New Orchestra
Gives Cooperation Promise
Co Youth Group
President Charles A. Sink of the

tinued, an educators all over the
country were consulted, but most of
them, including President Henry P.
Tappan and the entire faculty of the
University, were opposed to the meas-
Amusing now are the numerous ob-
jections made to the adission of wo-
men to the University. Among the
reasons for disapproval were: that
women were not strong enough phys-
ically to do the work, that they did
not possess the mental qualities nec-
essary to master the higher branches
of knowledge, that it would cause
untold disaster to the moral atmos-
phere of the University, and that it
would lower the standard of require-
ments in the University and turn it
into a mere female seminary.
However, the women came, the first
being Madelon L. Stockwell, '72, later
married to Charles K. Turner of Kala-
mazoo, who entered Feb. 2, 1890. No
others enrolled until the following
term when 11 entered the literary
college, three took up pharmacy, 18
medicine, and two law.
These first corers, being maturef
and very earnest students, took and
maintained the lead in scholarship
in most of the classes. The example
set by Michigan was a precedent soon
followed by other state universities,
for, while some small denominational
colleges had admitted women, all
larger institutions without exception
turned cold shoulders to the co-ed.
The first few years after the in-
novation were not too pleasant for
the girls,'however. Dr. A. B. Crosby of
the medical department of the time.
commenting on the manner in which
professors in that department con-
ducted separate classes for women,
wrote to President Angell before the
latter took office: '"The dear creatures
are . .shut up in a room by them-
selves, and, the decencies of life are
all observed for which each Profes-
sor receives $500 extra pay.
The boys themselves did not take
kindly to the innovation at first. Stu-
dent journalists and local papers
frowned on them and sometimes cast
jibes, and many boarding places were
closed to them, but after a few un-
seemly demonstrations, the boys con-
cluded to make the best of it, and
follow on as best they could the lead-
nrship of these progressive women.
So today, 3,566 women on campus
remember these pioneers who opened
the way for the thousands of co-eds
who were to follow them.
Apothecaries Club
Gains Recogniltion
The Apothecaries of the College of
Pharmacy became active as an offi-
cial organization of the campus Dec.
15 upon recognition of the Committee
on Student Affairs of the University.
Organized as a social and educa-
tional club open to all members of
the pharmacy school, the Apothecar-
les chose William Austin, '41P, as
their president; Duane C. Parker,
'41P, vice-president; Marjorie A.
Kern, '41P, secretary; Ronald H.
Chadwick; '41P, treasurer, and David
A. Schlichting, '41P, general chairman
of the annual Apothecaries Ball. Prof.
Charles H. Stocking was named facul-
ty adviser.
(Continued from Page 4)

BIGGEST LINER EVER BUILT IN U.S.-Europe's war may help determine which sea lanes she'll use-and
avoid-but here's the U.S. Lines' America in the finishing dock at Newport News, Va. The 723-foot-long ship
will have a passenger capacity of 1,219, a crew list of 639. The largest liner ever built in United States, the
America was launched last August.

ed by the present foreign students at j University School of Music yesterday

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TO READ-.. .

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* Kitty Foyle
by Christopher Morley


Escape by Ethel Vance
Moment In Peking
by Lin Yutang


" The Nazarene
by Sholem Asch
O Grapes of Wrath
by Steinbeck
* Christmas Holiday
by Maugham
" Christ in Concrete
by DiDonato


the Center.
The University's Chinese Club pre-
sented the Center with a white satin
banner made especially in Shanghai
for the Center. On the banner is in-
scribed the legend, "Above all na-
tions is humanity."
Prof. Y. K. Chang, formerly of the
University, sent the Center an origi-
nal painting which he has just ex-
hibited in New York City. Professor
Chang will be remembered for the
exhibit of his paintings which was
held last fall in the Rackham Build-
Prof. Habib Kurani, exchange stu-
dent in the University, sent the Cen-
ter a bundle of holly from the woods
of Virginia.
The Center was open throughout
the Christmas vacation, although
many of the foreign students spent
the holidays at various international
educational conferences throughout
this country and Canada. The Uni-
versity had representatives at con-
ferences in several cities, including
Chicago, New York and Toronto.
University Makes
Car Ferry Tests
Tests on small replicas of the two
automobile ferries that operate from
Cape Charles to Little Creek on
Chesapeake Bay were conducted in
the University naval tank during the
Christmas vacation, Prof. Louis A.
Baier of the naval architecture de-
partment said yesterday.
The bottom of the naval tank had
to be, raised to a depth of only 16
inches to correspond to the 42 feet
along the ferry run.



expressed his fullest interest and
pledged his cooperation in the or-
ganization of Leopold Stokowski'sl
All-American youth orchestra, which
is to make a good-will tour of Southl
and Central America in conjunction
with the Pan-American Union:
The organization of the orchestra
is still in its incipiency, and as yet
the part that the Music School is to
play in the selection of talent for the
orchestra is not fully defined, Presi-
dent Sink said.
According to releases by the Na-
tional Youth Administration the 109
young musicians will be recruited
through the state offices of the NYA.
Applications for the orchestra, for
which both NYA workers and non-
NYA young people are eligible, will
be received up to Feb. 1, NYA Admin-
istrator Aubrey Williams said.

BEAUTYS SNOW DEEP-Dame Nature shower her skill painting serene
U.S. Capitol before Congress opened Jan. 3.

LONG WAYS--The name of Breck-
inridge. Long (Above), one-timt
ambassador to Italy and an assis-
tant secretary of state under Wil-
son, has been mentioned in con-
nection with diplomatic vacancies,
among them Belgian ambassador-

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About the biggest news baeginning
this new year of broadcasting re-
volves round Pontiac's new station.
It is WCAR and made its air debut
the Friday we left school for happy
An independent one-thousand wat-
ter, WCAR will carry programs from
our campus studio starting Monday.
We will supply them with the same
schedule we send over WMBC, aug-
mented by more musical and possible
quiz broadcasts. So before long we
may be networking the Michigan
University of the Air. Who knows?
The other afternoon Dean Jane
Jones of St. Lawrence University in
Canton, N.Y., stopped by Morris Hall.
Guest of Prof. Waldo Abbot, she in-
terviewed a few students regarding
assisting in radio work there at the
With fifteen minutes of music and
dramatization, "Join the Choir" will
resume our campus broadcasting
Sunday at 9:15 a.m. Meanwhile,
plans will keep brewing for new air
series and a really nifty new radio
Correction Puts Handman
Death On December 26
Dr. Max Handman died on Dec.
26 and not on Dec. 25 as was erron-
eously reported yesterday by a Daily
In the account of Dr. Theron S.
Langford's death Dr. Langford's first
name was incorrectly published as
Thoren through a typographical er-
In the account of the American
Philological Association meeting pro-
ceedings, Prof. Warren E. Blake of
the Greek department should have
been listed as elected to the commit-
tee on monographs while Prof. John
G. Winter of the Latin department
was continued as a member of the
Board of Directors.
Office and Portable Models
of All Leading Makes
Bought, sold, V
rented,exchanged, a
cleaned, repaired.


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in the Founders' Room of the Michi-
gan Union. All faculty members in-
terested in speaking German are cor-
dially invited. There will be a brief
informal talk by Professor Ernst A.
Phillipson on, "Germanisches und
Freshman Round Table meeting on
Saturday at 7:30 p.m. in Lane Hall.
Mr. Kenneth Morgan will talk infor-
mally about life in a Hindu Monas-
Graduate Education Club will meet
on Wednesday, Jan. 10, at 4:00 p.m.
in the Graduate Education Library,
Elementary School. Professor H. H..
Bartlett, Chairman of the Depart-
ment of Botany, will speak on "Side
Lights on Human Heredity." Re-
International Center: Sunday, fol-
lowing the supper hour, Professor J.
R. Hayden will speak on "America in
the Philippines." Monday night at
7 o'clock Mr. Fred Benz will show
pictures of game hunting in Central
Graduate Outing Club will meet
Sunday, Jan. 7, at 2:30 p.m. Outdoor
skating, sliding or tobogganing, and
hiking are planned, dependent on the
weather. Supper in the club rooms
afterwards. All graduate students and
faculty invited.
Women's Rifle Club meetings
(practice groups) will resume on
Monday, Jan. 8.
Graduate Students and other Uni-

the administration's attitude to-
ward business marked speech by
U.S. Sen. H. Styles Bridges, New
Hampshire Republican known to
aspire to GOP presidential nom-
ination. He began "campaign" in

NO. 3 FOR ITALY-While statesmen ponder the role of Italy in Eu-
rope's war, that important Mediterranean country launches the "Im-
pero," her third 35,000-ton battleship (above). The vessel is shown at
Genoa just before launching.


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