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Notes Educational Values
Of Religion At Breakfast
Of Membership Program
Educational value of religion was
cited by President Alexander G.
Ruthven as he greeted the students
of the Methodist denomination who
attended the campus rally breakfast
I-"We have a right to conclude," he
said, "that people come to the cam-
pus to educate themselves. We can
further believe that, this being true,
no student has a right to neglect any
opportunity to promote his mental
and intellectual growth."
Other speakers on the program
included Prof. Jbhn L. Brumm, Dr.
Charles Brashares, pastor of the First
Methodist Church, and Dr. Edward
Blakeman, counselor in religion.
Dean W. W. Whitehouse of the lib,-
eral arts college of Wayne Univer-
sity addressed the evening meeting
of the Wesleyan Guild to conclude
the day's rally. Dr. Brashares de-
livered a special service at the church
following the breakfast.
Student speakers on the program
included Fred White, Grad., general
chairman of the affair and Mary
Jean Sanford, Grad., of the Guild
Executive Council. Frederick Liech-
ty, '43L, president of the Guild, was
also presented by the toastmaster,
Howard Parr, '41.
Music was provided by the Wes-
lyan orchestra under the direction
of Bill Dewey, '42.
The breakfast and program were
the first membership drive and-rally
held by the denomination.
With three scheduled debates
against Wayne University, the Uni-
versity of Detroit and Ypsilanti State
College on its calendar, Sigma Rho
Tau, engineering speech society, .will
hold a meeting at 7:30 p.m. today
in the Union to discuss debateplans
and organize teams for the coming
The older men in the organization
will face both Detroit and Wayne;
during the next two weeks on the
topic, "Resolved: That Industrial Re-
search Is Detrimental to Pure Sci-;
ence." The subject of the debate be-
tween the Sigma Rho Tau freshman
squad and Ypsilanti has not yet been
Norman Taylor, '42E, president of
the group, will address the meeting
on "Steam Traps and Short Circuited
Steam Lines," while freshmen, not
on the debating squad, will present
La Sociedad Hispanica
To Hold Meeting Today
"Latin American Culture" will be
the subject of a lectur to be given
by Orfelia Mendoza, Grad., before
a meeting of La Sociedad Hispanica
at 7:30 p.m. toda:: in the League.
Miss Mendoza is well qualified to
speak on recent developments in Lat-
in America as she only recently ar-
rived here from her home in Hon-
To Speak Thursday
To Give Talk
Dr. Reinhold Schairer, headof the
Department of International Rela-
;ions and Studies, Institute of Educa-
,ion, of the University of London, will
speak here under the auspices of the
German department at 4:15 p.m.
Thursday in the Rackham auditor-
um. His subject will be "Reconstruc-
I ion of Europe by Education."
In London during 1934 to 1937, Dr.
3chairer made a study of the edu-
ational crisis of youth in Britain
and the continental countries. In
p936 he was appointed lecturer in
present duties, which include lectures
:omparative education, London Uni-
versity, and in 1937 he took up his
on the educational system, philoso-:
phy of education,-youth sociology and
youth movements in all European
Previous to this work, from 1921,
to 1923, Dr. Schairer founded and be-
came the first director of the Ger-
man Universities' Central'Office for
Student Self-Help and Welfare; in
1926 he founded the German Uni-
versities Hospitality Service for for-
Ruthven To Address Club
President Alexander" G. Ruthven
will speak at a meeting of the Tri-
Cities Alumni Club today,;to be held
at Moline, Ill. A delegation of alumni
from Davenport, Ia., and Rock Is-,
land, Ill will join the alumni group
attending from Moline.
Engine School Graduates
At Special Ceremony
Four graduates of the College of
Engineering were awarded commis-
sions as ensigns in the United States
Naval Reserve Saturday and will go
on active duty sometime this month
in the Navy's Construction Corps Re-
The four students, all of whom re-
ceive their degrees in Naval Archi-
tecture and Marine Engineering last
semester, were given their commis-
sions by Capt. Lyal A. Davidson of
the local NROTC unit at a special
ceremony. Captain Davidson spoke
on "The Obligations of a, Naval Of-
Commissions were presented at the
ceremonies to Robert J. Wheeler of
Racine, Wis.; Harry A. Jackson of
Saginaw; William B. Mitchell of Ann
Arbor, and Charles W. Newman, Jr.,
Wheeler and Jackson have been
assigned to duty in the navy yard
at Boston, Mass.; Mitchell will see
service at the navy yard at Mare Is-
land, Cal., anti Newman will be sta-
tioned at the Pudget Sound Navy
Yard in Washington.
Representatives of the University
at Saturday's exercises were Shirley.
W. Smith, vice-president; Dean A(.
fred H. Lovell of the College of En-
gineering, and Prof. Edward M.
Bragg, chairman of the naval archi-
tecture and maritime engineering de-
For Mrs. Roy
Last Services Will Honor
Funeral services' will be held to-
morrow for Mrs. Christiana Marie
Roy who died Sunday night- at St,
Joseph's ,Hospital. She had been ill
for several months, and entered the
hospital on January 24.
A member of the Ann Arbor News
for 17 years, Mrs. Roy was assistant
city editor at the time of her death.
She also reported city hall activities,
as well asshandlingschurch news and
She is survived by her husband,
Raymond Roy, a Washtenaw County
Deputy Sheriff, her father, two sis-
ters, and her grandmother. The ser-
vices will be at 3 p.m. tomorrow at
the Muehlig Funeral Chapel. Burial
will be in Bethlehem Cemetery.
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Ordnance experts at the Army's Aberdeen, Md., proving grounds held their ears as a new eight-inch rail-
road gun--first delivered on a production basis since World War days-anged its 260-pound shells 18 miles in
its first firing test. Shots through frame at right check shell velocity.
This is Abe Simon, the Bronx
heavyweight who has a date in
Detroit March 21 with Champion
Joe Louis. In the fight-a-month
parade Joe is conducting, Abe fol-
lows Gus Dorazio, Al McCoy and
Red Burman. This post was struck
by Abe at his training gym in New
Wings reach upward in this
jaunty bird-trimmed hat worn at
a New York speech date by Mrs.
The United States Coast Guard cutter Escanaba, best known as a rescue ship, is now armed for air and
sea defense. Shown here are views aboard the vessel at Chicago after an icy Lake Michigan crossing, Wil-
liam Herbst (kneeling) and Jack Mannix, gunner's mates,. look over an anti-aircraft gun (left). At right,
Lieut. E. E. Comstock (in uniform) and Herbst load a 'Y' gun, which hurls depth bombs to right and left sim
A circle emblem identifying the plane as a made-for-Britain product appears on ttis Consolifited iong-range B -24 bomber which arrived at
New York from San Diego. The huge bomber is believed destined for England.
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Language Building. Open to all stu-
St. Andrew's Episcopal Church: Ash
Wednesday, Feb. 26, 7:30 a.m. Holy
Communion in the Chapel, Harris
hall; 10:30 a.m. Penitential Office
and Holy Communion in the church.
The . Young People's Socialist
League will meet on Wednesday, Feb.
26, in the Michigan Union. The
meeting will be the/ first of a series
cf discussions dealing with Socialist
fundamentals and the analysis of
contemporary problems. The general
public is invited.
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