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A DA Y.'JAN.. S. 1940


S~laavaATTIRTIAY JA?. j a isV

Guidance Clinic
To Initiate New
Institute Will Undertake
Mental Hygiene Program
In Section Of Monroe
As part of its campaign to de-,
crease delinquency in Michigan com-
munities, and to develop new meth-
ods and techniques for treating the
socially maladjusted, the Michigan
Child Guidance Institute is under-
taking an experimental project in
Monroe which will attack the prob-
lem from a new angle, according to
Prof.. Lowell Carr, director of the
Michigan Child Guidance Institute.
Unlike other research projects, this
one, by means of a mental hygiene
program, is attempting to eliminate
the conditions producing maladjust-
ment rather than following the us-
ual procedure of treating children
and pareits after they have become
social misfits.
The section of Monroe chosen by
.he Institute comprises approximate-
ly 1,000 families and is cut off from
the rest of the city. Those under
observation will come mainly from
the low income class, and will differ
widely in race and nationality.
Employing slightly different meth-
ods and objectives than those used
by Dr. Clifford Shaw of the Institute
of Juvenile Research in Chicago in
his area project, the Michigan Child
Guidance Institute will follow Dr.
Shaw's main technique of utilizing
local resources in order to - get its
mental hygiene project across..
The project will go into effect as
soon as the details and plans of or-
ganization have been approved by
the steering committee, which will
meet Thursday.
The University faculty. members
on the steering committee include:
Prof. Lowell Carr, Director of the
Michigan Child Guidance Institute
James Stermer, Community Co-ordi-
nator for the Michigan Child Guid-
ance Institute, Dr. Wallace Watt,
Field Investigator for the Child Guid-
ance Institute, Dr. Howard McClusky,
Professor of Education, Clark Tib-;
betts, Institute for Human Adjust-

Ann Arbor

Roosevelt Pleads For Unity In Aihntal Address To Congress

Art Aid Seience Of Teaching
First Founded Here In 1879

Here Is

Toda y's


In Summary
President Ruthven, Dean Stasor,
of the law school, and Attorney
George Burke yesterday praised the
appointment of Frank Murphy as
Supreme Court Justice. Dr. Ruth-
ven offered the congratulations of
the University to Murphy as a form-
er student.
* * * *
Queer things happened to the
weather in Michigan yesterday
... with cold wea,4her in the low-
er pen nsula and warmer air in
the upper part of the state. Ann
Arbor received its coldest weath-
er of the winter . . . with 2.3
degrees above zero the lowest
Ann Arbor police and firemen to-
day began the sale of tickets to their
annual dance which will be held
Tuesday night, Jan. 23 at the Ma-
sonic temple. >
Representatives of small munici-
palities in seven Michigan counties
will assemble here Wednesday for a
Michigan Municipal League meeting.
The conference will be held to fa-
miliarize officers with plans for state
sale of property confiscated for de-
linquent taxes.
* * *: *
President Ruthven will speak
at the annual dinner of the Uni-
versity of Michigan Club of New
York City Feb. 2 and at a meet-
ing of the Boston alumni or-
ganization Feb. 6.
Internes' Dorms
Opened Dec. 21

FROM A FLAG-DRAPED rostrum before a joint session of Congress, President Roosevelt made a plea, for na-
tional unity in a war-torn world in his annual address at the opening of the Congressional session. The Presi-
dent told the legislators that "the only important incre ,sc in any rart of the budget is the estimate for national
defence." "Behind the President are Speaker William B. Bankhead (left) of the House and Vice-President
John N. Garner.
War Service Provokes controversy

Added to the long list of innova-
tions to which the University lays
claim is the establishment of the first
permanent chair of the Art and
Science of Teaching in an American
The sixtieth anniversary of this
first recognition by higher education
of its duties to general education was
celebrated in the year just past, and
reminds students of the simple, pro-
gressive beginning of the present
large School of Education, with its
pretentious equipment and large
It was in the year 1879 that the
Regents of the University called upon
William Harold Payne, then Super-
intendent of Schools in Adrian, to
fill the chair. Although it is true
that a few other schools saw the
needtfor formal training for teach-
ing, the University was the first to
set up a permanent chair devoted ex-
clusively to the Science and Art of
Teaching. For forty years prior to
1879 successive superintendents of
public instruction agitated for the
training of teachers in other subjects
Michigan Band
TO Give Recital
Program To Be Presented
Over Detroit Station
Preceding the annual midwinter
concert, a specially arranged pro-
gram will be broadcast by the Uni-
versity Band over Station WJR De-
troit from Hill Auditorium, 12:15 to
12:45 p.m., Jan. 14.
Guest conductors of the band will
be Dr. Edwin Franko Goldman, con-
ductor of the New York City Gold-
man Bana, and David Bennett, na-
tionally known company and ar-
ranger. Prof. William Revelli; con-
ductor of the University Band, will'
conduct the program in part.
The broadcast has been prepared
as a feature of the annual band and
orchestra clinic which will be con-
vened in Ann Arbor Jan. 13-14.
Although many of the selections
chosen for the broadcast will be
played at 4:15, p.m. the same after-
noon at the annual midwinter con-
cert a studio audience will be, ad-
mitted to . the broadcast. Donn
Chown, student conductor of the
band, will announce the program.
New York University provides its=
faculty members with a special
weather forecasting service.

beside pure scholarship. As early as
1849, a bill was introduced in the
Legislature providing for the Michi-
gan State Normal College at Ypsilanti.
President Tappan in 1856 said that
the "highest institutions were neces-
sary to raise up instructors of the
proper' qualifications." As a result,
in 1858, the catalogue included a
course in ancient languages speci-
fically set up for teachers.
When James B. Angell became
president of the University in 1871,
he soon showed that he was sym-
pathetic-toward the idea of training
and professional training for teach-
ers. He felt the need of additional
evidence as to the qualifications of
students when asked to certify for
their competency as teachers in high
schools. He presented the matter to
the Regents for consideration in his
report for 1874.
In that same year special teachers'
diplomas were given students who
were thought to have special fitness
for teaching, as a result of examina-
tions. In 1878 President Angell again
brought forward the subject of pro-
fessional training, and, the follow-
ing year, Payne was tendered the
TO READ......
* Kitty Foyle
by Christopher Morley
* Escape by Ethel Vance
0 Moment In Peking
by Lin Yutang
* The Nazarene
by Sholem Asch
* Grapes of Wrath
by Steinbeck
Christmas Holiday
by Maughomn
* Christ in Concrete
by DiDonato


Have Combined
Handball Court

St ason Praises
Law Dean. Lauds Career
Of AttorneyGeneral
Attorney General Frank Murphy,
'14L, nominated to the Supreme
Court of the United States Thursday
to succeed Justice Butler, who has
been classified among the more con-
servative members of the Court, will
bring to the bench a philosophy of
government different from that of
his predecessor, Dean E. Blythe Sta-
son of the Law School, declared yes-
Murphy's nomination to fill the
presentivacy im s 4he, highest
dmc ioin upon a prominent gradu-
ate of the Law School, Dean Stason
Mrs. Roosevelt To Open
Crippled Aid Drive Today
First gun in the annual campaign
to aid infantile paralysis will be fired
at 4:30 p.m. today over CKLW and
WXYZ by Mrs. Franklin D. Roose-
velt, it was announced by the Ann
Arbor Committee for the Celebration
of the President's Birthday acting in
b' half of the National woundation
for Infantile Paralysis.
- Other speakers on the one-half
hour program include Miss Dorothy
Thompson and Mary Pickford, Mr.
Rearcdon Peirsol, chairman of the
Ann Arbor committee announced.
Worth Singing About-
You'll get the fieiest German
cooked dinner you've had in a
long time - with plenty of
variety to choose from to
satisfy individual tastes.
Variety - Quality

1 ,
. .

A new residence for internes who
are in the Uriversity hospital, with
accommodations for 61 house offi-
cer', was opened for occunancy Dec.
As it is now completed, the build-
ing consists of three stories and aj
ground floor and is designed to per-
mit the addition of two more stories.
It is located just to the north of the
Neuropsychiatric Institute with a
well lighted foot-tunnel connecting
it with the Hospital, making possible
quick access to and from rooms.
On the ground floor is a large
well-lighted recreation room with
about 2,000 square feet of floor sur-
face, which can be used for parties,
meetings, cards, billiards or ping
pong. A combination squash and
handball court offers the internes
facilities found in very few similar
buildings in the country.
The remaining floors contain the
living quarters for the internes.
While the majority of the rooms are
single, a few double rooms have been


With President Roosevelt's solemn
promise "to keep the United States
out of the war abroad" vaguely rem-
iniscent of Woodrow Wilson's self-
same declaration in 1916, the more
pessimistic of political observers in-
terpret the President's pledge as an
ominous omen.
If, because of some unlucky com-
bination of circumstances, America
plunges into war, the men who will,
wear the khaki will be drawn from
all walks of life in the first, second
and third drafts. College men will be
among the first to be affected.
The Inquiring Reporters, conscious
that the present day college man is a
sane, level-headed chap not easily
influenced by the blare of martial
music, set out to discover what he
thought about going to war. They.
If the United States were to go to
war tomorrow, would you enlist, sub-
mit to the draft or act in some other
Hugh McVeigb, Jr., '41, "If the}
United States were to go to war, I
probably would enlist immediately
because a commission in the army is
more easily obtained if you enlist
voluntarily rather than wait to be
drafted. In event that I could not
get a commission, I, would do every-
thing in my power to dodge the draft.

First, I would get married. Second,
I would adopt three or four children.
If all that failed, I've always had a
stronger desire to see some of the
islands in the South Seas--without
the company of my wife of course."
Maurice Richards, Grad., "I would
not enlist. If drafted, I would go
unwillingly because up to now, I
see no definite reason why the Unit-
ed States should go to war. We seem
to be taking the same path that
brought us into the last one though..
A Michigan Congressman is trying to
pass a 61 million dollar loan for the
Finns. Such lending buried us so
deep in 1917 that we had to fight to
save that money."
Alan Fleischman, '42L, "I'd enlist
bfecause once Congress declares war,
I'd be in it sooner or later. So-if I
enlist, I could get in the depart-
ment I would wish, namely the navy.
Serving with the navy would find me
protecting the American seacoast-
not fighting in some filthy, lice-
laden trench over there."
Harold Ossepow, Grad., "I'm one
Yank that is not going under any
condition for there are only two con-
ditions: either fighting for Britain or
fighting against Russia. The events
of this decade can only be under-
stood in terms of a struggle between'
world capitalism and world social-
ism-and I'll only fight for one. If
the dirty thirties are not to become
the gory forties, if a decade of dead
ends is not to become a decade of

decadence, the United States, with
vested interests in it, must preserve
the inalienable right of my genera-
tion to live in peace."
Ted King, '40, "I'm a conscientious
objector today because there is no
justification for the United States
becoming involved in the present
conflict. I believe the present war
between Germany and the Allies is
a repetition of the old alignment of
powers. The victorious bloc will sub-
ject the loser and thus sow seeds for
a future conflict. War cannot settle
any problem."
Prof. McLaughlin Made
New Secretary 0f A.A.S.
Prof. Dean B. McLaughlin; was
elected secretary of the AmericanE
Astronomical Society at a meeting of
the group during the Christmas holi-
days at Delaware, Ohio. Nearly all
the members of the University Obser-
vatory staff were present.

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Hi s the Bull's-Eye of Politics

to direct traffic



in your store
:By the judicious use of lighting, it is pos-
sible to LEAD customers to specific
points or displays in your store, and in-
crease the sale of merchandise in that
area. A department store, for example,
changed its ordinary lighting to a corn-
bination of indirect lighting and spot
lighting. The change of lighting was
made in the women's ready-to-wear de-
partment, andtraffic in this section ofthe
store was so increased that additional
salespeople had to be called in and the
sale of featured dresses increased 60%.
* In like manner, light can be used to
div ert traffic to a counter, a single dis-
flay, or through certain desired aisles to
the back of the store. Detroit Edison en-
gineers will gladly explain how you can
use light to control traffic in YOUR store.
There is no charge or obligation. Call
your Detroit Edison office. The Detroit
Edison Company.

Drew Pearson
Robert S. Allen

N GETING, explaining and weighing the news of
public affairs today, The Washington Merry-Go-Round
leads by a margin undisputed. Tersely, trenchantly, cour-
ageously-and entirely impartially-it tells the nation what
the nation is doing -tells you, as a member of the nation,
what you need to know and wish to know about its aims

and activities.

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