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THF M ICHIGAN DA LY TUESDAY, EBRUARY '18, 1941

Writes For Technic
Prof. C. Fries
Aids In Work
Onictionary
Compiled expressy for Americans
frorin 12 to 20 yeais old the "Thorn-
dike-Century Senior Dictionary" will
be published this month in Chicago.
Research by Dr. Edward L. Thorn-
dike, educational psychologist of Col- I
umbia University, who, was assisted
by 28 other linguists, phonetics schol-
ars and lexicographers, went into
the preparation of the Dictionary.
Among those assisting Dr. Thorn-
dike was Prof. Charles C. Fries, of
the English department' here, who
was consulted on the dictionary of
American English and on the setting
up of a new pronunciation system.j
The aim of the dictionary has been
PROF. WALTER C SADLER to make this dictionary "simpler and
more practical for everyday use," ac-
*T ee icording to statements by its publish
fth Ti er. Scott-Foresman. and Company.
With this in view, definitions have
W ill Continue been given in terms of specific use
for better understanding of techni-
ccal terms. Also included in the vol-
q' ( Jiume are words used in present-day
_'lbooks and periodicals-suc tas "blitz-
h krieg, bombproof shelter, animated
he fifth issue of The Michigan cartoon" and the various New Deal
hnic, official Engineering College alphabetical agencies,
lication, will be on sale today and
orrow in the lobby of the East The senor dictionary will be a
ineering Building and on the sec- companion book to the junior dic-
floor of the West Engineering tionary, written by the same author
Iding. ,and designed specifically for elemen-
sued yesterday, the magazineltary-schoolchildren
ures an article by Ann Arbor's -
or, Prof. Walter C. Sadler, of S ions-e
civil engineering department, on I no-V
mbership in Honor Societies",
ch discusses its value in collegeT
ther articles include a history of
hanical engineering by Prof. (Continued from Page 1)
som S. Hawley of the mechan-
engineering department; the vide.in Dr. Simons' opinion, a means
nd in a series of stories on for obtained a place in civilian life
aching the Graduate" by John for thousands of military career men
ong of the Bethlehem Steel Com- who will be without jobs. It was the
y, and "Stratosphere Flight" by 40 thousand officers dismissed from
rles W. Ranson, '42E, a discus- the German army after the World
of air travel of the future. War in 1919 along with the Republi-
ampus biographies in "The Tech- can Army that supported and fi-
Presents" include a story about I nanced Hitler in his early rise to
rles R. Tieman, '41E, editorial j power.
ctor of the magazine, Peter The causes for the present war lie
wn. '41E, secretary of the Men's not in the substance of the Versailles
iciary Council, and Prof. Walter treaty but in its procedure, Dr. Sim-
mons of the transportation en- ons explained. There are two con-
ering department. flicts today: that between the ex-
he editorial, entitled "For Fresh- panding national state like Germany
i Only," deals with the advan- and the state that leads subject
es of extracurricular activities at peoples from domination to freedom
University, both as an aid in se- typefied by Britain, and the con-
ng positions in the future and as flict between the economic system
aid in developing individual per- that seeks self-sufficiency through
ality. iconquest and the one that advocates
increased world trade.
imons Speaks
On Nazi Power1
(Continued from Page 1)
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in the public statements of their'
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