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PAGE SIX

THE MICHIGAN DAILY

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ueorge r axon Ordnance Unit
Will Present To Be Initiated
Recital Today At Union Fete
Organist And Choirmaster First organized on campus during
Of St. Andrews Church the last semester, the Ann Arbor
PlayProgra chapter of the Army Ordnance As-
To yOrganP a scciationwill be inducted into the
national chapter at a special cere-
Opening the school year's second monial banquet at 6 p.m. tomorrow
series of organ recitals, George Fax- !at the Union, it was announced yes-
on, organist and choirmaster at St. terday.
Andrews Episcopal Church, will pre- .Coming here from Washington for
et aconertat :15p~m toay n jthe occasion will be Brig. -Gen. G. M.
sent a concert at 4:15 p.m. today in Barnes, from Army Ordnance head-
Hill Auditorium. quarters, who will conduct the cere-
Associated for the past five years mony. General Barnes will be ac-
with Frederick Johnson of the companied by Colonel L. A. Codd'
Church of the Advent in Boston and who is executive vice-president and
secretary of the national organiza-
with the Schola Cantorum, Mr. Fax- tion.
on is spending his first year in Ann Num ber-ng well over thirty mem-
Arbor at the present time. hers after but a few months activity,
He studied organ under the late the campus organization is being ad-
Albert Snow, organist for the Bos- vised by Capt. W. E. Renner of the
inmilitary science department. Mem-

Sales Tax Administration Needs
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By BUD DOBER
If Michigan sales and use taxes
are to be made more effective, an
increased amount must be spent on
their administration to overcome the
legal and practical difficulties of en-
forcing such laws, a recent Bureau
of Government report recommended.
The study entitled, "The Michigan
Retail Sales and Use Taxes," was
made by Dr. Robert S. Ford, director
of the Bureau, and E. Fenton Shep-
ard, research assistant. It concerns,
administrative problems of the sales
tax, comparative state practices, fi-
nancial results, constitutional prob-
lems of sales taxes, and the Mich-
igan use tax.

terstate commerce for
Michigan. In 1939 this
$531,000.

Adopted originally in 1933 as an
emergency measure to assist in the
financing of welfare relief and tot
irovide tax relief to reaNl estate, thel
Michigan sales tax contributes more
than any other source of state and
local revenue except the property
fax. In the fiscal year 1939-40 salesN
tax revenues amounted,toover $59,t
000,000.l
For a better understanding of the
Michigan sales tax, the authors com-
pare it with the sales tax in Calif-f
of nia, Illinois, Indiana; and Ohio.
Larger revenues from the California
sales tax-about $87,500,000-are
probably caused, in no small mea-
sure, they explain, by the fact that

M. Thompson
Joins Faculty
At U Of Texas
Milton J. Thompson, formerly an
associate professor in the aeronau-
tical engineering department here,
left for the University' of Texas in
Austin Monday where he will receive
a full professorship and take charge
of the new aeronautical program
which is being planned there.
A graduate of the University's Col-
lege of Engineering with a B.S.E. de-
gree in 1925 and an M.S.E. degree in
1926, Professor Thompson won a
Daniel Guggenheim award in 19281
for two years of study in aerody-
namics under Prof. C. W. Witoszynski
at the Warsaw Polytechnic School
He received his Doctor's degree in
1930 after which he became asso-
ciated with the aeronautical depart-
ment.
Noted mainly for his aerodynamic
work on some of the military craft
now in production, Professor Thomp-
son did a great deal of theoretical
work in helping to perfect the na-
sion 's most powerful pursuit ship,
the Airacobra,which flew at the
ate of 620 miles per hour in a re-
cent test.
He also played an active part in
the construction of the Airacodo
1bomber and the Lockheed Electra,
a transport ship which broke all rec-
ords a few weeks ago by making a
cross-country trip in only ten hours.
At the University Professor Thomp-
son worked with Prof. Felix W. Paw-
lowski, also of the aeronautical en-
gineering department, on the design
and construction of the wind tunnel.

Naval Reserve
Ranks Offered
Engineer Upperclassmen
Eligible For Positions
"Naval Architecture in the Navy"
will be discussed by Lt.-Com. Leslie
A. Kniskern of the Navy Depart-
ment's Bureau of Ships at 4 p.m. to-
morrow in Room 348 of the West En-
gineering Building.
The talk, which is the sixth in a
series of lectures on the development,
organization, purposes and history
of the navy, will deal mainly with
the application of naval architecture
to combatant ship design. The gen-
eral organization and operation of
the Bureau of Ships from design
ideas to final launchings will, also
be explained.
Commander Kniskern is in the hull
division of the Bureau'of Ships where
he sp4cializes in ship design work.
According to Capt. Lyal i A. David-
son of the local NROTC uniti, he is
one of the leading naval men in the
country in this type of work andis
well qualified to discuss the building
of fighting craft,
Ann Arbor Co-op Society
To Hold Annual Meeting
The Ann Arbor Co-operative So-
ciety will hold its annual meeting
at 8:15 p.m. today at the Michigan
Wolverine, according to an an-
nouncement by Henry W. Brown,
president.
Members of the board of directors,
the education committee and the
auditing committee will be elected
at the moeeting,

ton Symphony; Mme. Moritze, a pu-
pil -of Louis Vierne, of Paris, and
Homer C. Humphrey, of the Amer-
ican Guild of Organists. Following
worknwith Sir Granville Bantock, Mr.
Faxon was awarded the Fellowship
;Degree from Trinity College, Lon-
don, in the spring of 1939.
Today's concert will open with Vi-
valdi's "Allegro from Concerto in A
minor" and will continue with "Aria
da Chiesa" by an unknown com-
oser; "Allegro" by Pescetti, "Con-
certo on B flat, No. 2" by Handel
and "Canon in B minor" by 'Schu-
mann.
Other selections will include the
Choral, "Dock thyself, my soul" by
Brahms, the Introduction and Fugue
from "Ad nos, ad salutarem undem"
by Li;t, Titcomb's "Regina Cooli-
Antir 'in " Prker's "Allegretto from
Sona E flat minor", Bingham's
"Twiiht at Fiesole" and "Prelude
and Fugue in C minor" by Dupre.

bership is not confined to members
of the ROTC, but is open to all
engineers, student or industrial, in-
terested in army ordnance work
The Michigan chapter will be the
seventeenth national ,chapter to be
inducted. Only two other univer-
sity chapters have been formed be-
fore the local one, however, at Lehigh
University and at the Massachusetts
Institute of Technology.
In addition to local members of
the society, it is expected that in-
dustrial men from Ann Arbor and
the surrounding area will attend the!
banquet. University faculty mem-
bers who are members of the Army,
Reserve, or who are interested in the
movement are being extended spe-
cial invitations.
Read TheDaily Classifieds

"Much of the difficulty," it is California employs a larger number
pointed out in the study, "inheres of persons in sales tax administra-
in the nature of sales taxation and tion, particularly in the field, than
the complex rules and regulations do the other states.
which must be formulated in order - -
to define taxable retail sales. Ef-
fective enforcement requires a large
office force to check taxpayers' ong-es Call
turns and a large number of field For Tryouts
representatives and auditors for peri-otru s
odic auditing of taxpayers' records.t
Administrativedifficulties aren fur- Conmmittee Posts Open
ther complicated by the presence of I o ,e fn Men
statutory exemptions, such as sales To Independent
of goods used in industrial process-
ing and agricultural production and Congress, Independent Men's As-
of goods entering interstate com- ,ociation, will hold tryouts for staff
merce. posts for all unaffiliated eligible sec-
In order to deal with sales made ond semester freshmen from 5 to 6
in interstate commerce, which are p.m. Friday at the Congress office,
not taxable under the sales tax, the IRoom 306, in the Union, William H.
1Le islatulrea en act d the IRP ta9 1211 ' 7-7.,~7 A - ;-

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g e use x lw R ockwell, 41, president, announced ---n 93 ._Ite deaaup le en to______ - ________ ____ _______
in 1937. Intended as a supplement to yesterday. 0<~0->C"0--o">e
the sales tax the use tax is imposed Individual interests' of the students
at the same rate, and in effect ap- applying for positions /will be dis- USEFUL and PPROPRIATE
plies to all retail purchases in in- ussed by Gordon Andrew, '42, per-
sonnel chairman, and Richard Shueyd
* -'42E, organization chairman, to de-"b
1 val icer termine the eommittecs which will
Na amostfi'eficnal to each of the
To Speak Here ou f
Students will be able to apply for/ Available in STERLING and SILVER PLATE.
posts in the publicity. activities, so-
Design O Na ' Units cial welfare and social committees e sugest in the plate such
Tf BN av' y 's e u g stikhep a e u has well as on the personnel and or- 4s P
To Be Sbject Of Ta ;anization groups. desirable pieces as vegeta- fl
J r d o no A service organization for inde- ble dishes, meat trays, and
lege of Engineering desiring to obtai ndent men, Congress has a total water pitchers at ;. .
-Membership of 6,000. making it the
commissions in the U.S. Naval Re- largest group on campus. During ;' -t
serve upon graduation will be re- heyarte ebesspnorsv
quired to take physical examinations year anc member mokerse v
Tuesday, Feb. 25, at the Naval Re- speeches by various outside speakers
serve Officers' Training Corps of- siOur sterling silver pieces are priced as low as $4.00
fices in North Hall. W lc
In order to assure consideration 'It JJ 1iSi/ r
and avoid congestion, candidates for Bey r
commissions are urged to make ap- j efre /8 * BP3 weer
pointments for their examinations as --
,soon as possible. Arrangements can "Some Latin American Poets" will Since 1904 . . . . Now at 308 South State
be made by calling the NROTC of- be the subject of a lecture to be 1 (J
fice which is on University exten- given by Prof. Hayward Keniston, j-.:: o<o< o< =>0<:::c:>0
sion 396 and 397. chairman of the Department of Ro- --_- ----- _ --- -
Applications for the commissions 7flance Languages, before a meeting
are also available at North Hall and of La Sociedad Hispanica at 4:15
personal examinations will be given p.m. tomorrow in Room 103 of the
in the near future. Romance Languages Building.
Those seniors whose applications Professor Keniston's talk will be
are approved will be commissioned the third in the society's annual lec-
Ensign in the Volunteer (special ser- ture series. He will discuss and
vice) Reserve in June and will be analyze the works of Ruben Deario
ordered to active duty. Pay and al- and other contemporary Latin Amer-
lowances will be $183.00 a month. ican poets in an attempt to discover
Probationary appointments until their purpose.
graduation will be given to juniors This is Professor Keniston's first
who are approved. They will be year at the University. Coming here
given their commissions and ordered from the University of Chicago last
to active duty in June, 1942, if, it is fall, he was immediately appointed
believed that the national emergency chairman of the Romance Languages
still exists at that time. Department.

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