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TUESDAY, MAY 13, 1941

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Fresh Air Camp1
In 1916 For
It was back in 1919 that Lewis C.
Reimann, '16, star Wolverine tackle
of 1916,-4nd Thomas S. Evans, gen-
eral secretary of the Student Chris-;
tian Association, met on the Univer-
sity campus.
Andit was a fortunate meeting for
the underprivileged children of Ann
Arbor, Detroit, Jackson and Flint,
for two years later the efforts of the
two men resulted in the foundation
of the first Fresh Air Camp for under-
privileged children.
That first camp, with its handful
of tents and a few scanty acres out-
side of Port Huron was a far cry from
"Der Tag" is Friday. On that
day student volunteers will solicit
contributions to send underpriv-
ileged boys to the University
Fresh Air Camp this summer.
the modern, extensive camp now lo-
cated on the shores of Lake Patterson.
More than 130 boys enjoyed 10 days
at the camp that first summer. Next
year the camp was transferred to
Moon Lake in Livingston County,
and 300 boys were sent there. The
camp was run for four periods of
10 days each, with 75 boys cared for}
during each period.!
In the fall of 1923 Marvin Ives
and H. B. Earhart, prominent Ann

Was Founded
Local Children
Arbor residents, contributed between
them $12,000, with which the present
site of 180 acres, located on Patter-
son Lake, was purchased.
Thus has grown the University
Fresh Air Camp, from a few closely
grouped tents into a 180-acre institu-
tion, with its commodious central
club-house, providing facilities for
wood and metal working, general
offices, buildings for indoor games as
well as outdoor recreation grounds,
and a large porch overlooking Patter-
son Lake.
At the camp, counsellors -- usually,
graduate students in sociology, psy-
chology or education - take the boys
in hand, and administer them the
antidote for the early life that has
tended to make them anti-social.
The psychological approach to boy
nature is vividly illustrated by this
example of tactful leadership. One of
the boys had run away from three
other camps - it was during that
first year, 1921 - under the stress
of acute mismanagement. At the Uni-
versity Fresh Air Camp it was decided
that all that was necessary was to
give him some way to express him-
The lad was given the high posi-
tion of camp cheer-leader, and went
home from the camp that summer a
happier and a better citizen.

To Talk Here,

Neugebauer Will


Astronomy Lecture

Ancient astronomy. will undergo
analytical examination twice tomor-
row when Prof. Otto Neugebauer de-
livers two lectures on that subject.
At 4:15 p.m. in the Rackham Am-
phitheatre Professor Neugebauer will
deliver a University Lecture on "The
Problems and Methods in Ancient
Astronomy," and at 8 p.m. he will
speak before the Mathematics Club,
also in the Rackham Amphitheatre,
on "Mathematical Methods in Baby-
lonian Atsronomy."
Professor Neugebauer received his
doctorate from the University of
Gottingen, and was on the staff there
from 1926 to 1933. In that year he
left Germany and settled in Copen-
hagen, where he was professor of1
Mathematics from 1933 to 1939. I
Coming to this country in 1939, he
has served on the faculty of Brown
University. He is best known for his
work on the history of mathematics
and astronomy.-
Speech Group
Makes Sweep
Of Convention
Four first places and a second place
gave the local chapter of Sigma Rho
Tau, engineering speech society, an
almost clean sweep of the speaking
contests held during the society's na-
tional convention Saturday in De-
Doing double duty for the Univer-
sity chapter, John Hammelef, '42E,
took first place in a free-for-all
three-minute after dinner speaking
contest, and came back later in the
afternoon to take second in the pro-
ject speech division.
President Norman Taylor recorded
another first in the impromptu divis-
in whileHarrv Reedi 11Rr

Panel Groups
W ill H iglight
SRA Program
Sacks To Lead Seminar;
Inter-Guild To Discuss
Orientation Week
Seminars and discussion groups will.
highlight the week's program at the
Student Religious Association.
At 9 a.m. today there will be a
Bible seminar. At noon a general dis-
cussion group will hold a luncheon
meeting. The Student Religious As-
sociation executive committee will
meet at 4:30 p.m. Students may
gather for meditation and breakfast
at 7:30 a.m., Thursday.
The Inter-Guild will discuss plansf
for orientation week at noon, Thurs-;
day. Students will have the oppor-
tunity of hearing a seminar on social
minorities at 4:30 p.m. on the same
There will be the usual coffee hour
from 4 to 6 p.m., Friday. A discus-
sion of religious problems will take,
place at a luncheon meeting at noon,j
Friday. A student faculty discus-
sion led by Prof. Jacob Sacks of thej
pharmacology department will be
featured at a picnic from 4 to 6 p.m.,
On Sunday, Lane Hall will be taken
over by various groups not immedi-
ately connected with the Student Re-
ligious Association. The co-op medi-
tation will gather at 9 a.m.; the
Bahai group at 2:30 p.m.; the Michi-
gan Christian Fellowship at 4:30
p.m.; Group Z, a liberal religious dis-
cussion group at 6 p.m.; and the
Mutual Improvement Association, a
Mormon society, at 8 p.m.
Sigma Rho Tau
To Hold Dinner

Prof. Corwin
Will Lecture
Constitutional Law Expert
To Speak At Banquet
Returning to his home campus as
one of the nation's outstanding au-
thorities on constitutional law, Prof.
Edward S. Corwin, '00, will deliver
an address on "Constitutional Revo-
lution, Ltd.," before the annual initia-
tion banquet of Phi Beta Kappa at
6:30 p.m. Friday in the Union.
Professor Corwin is at present Mc-'
Cormick professor of JurisprudenceI
at Princeton University. In 1931 he
served as president of the American
Political Science Association.
In 1935 he was adviser on constitu-
tional questions to the Public Works

Robert M. Warner, '43, of Newark,
N.J., and David Crohn, '43, of De-
troit, were named as next year's
student directors of Hillel Foundation
at Hillel's Annual Award and Mo-
thers' Day banquet at the Union
The principal speakers at the ban-
quet were Dean of Women Alice Lloyd
and Mrs. Irma Lindheim, past na-
tional president of Hadassah.
Mager Given Scholarship
Artur Mager, '43E, formerly of Po-4
land and Palestine, was the recipient
of the scholarships annually awarded
by the B'nai B'rith Women's Aux-
iliary of District Six.
Hntcss r Schola'rchir" c t ci".ahlih c.1-

were presented to Ruth Aleinik, '42E,
Helen G. Bittker, '42, Urie Bronfen-
brenner, Grad., Beverly F. Cohen, '42,
David Davidson, Elaine N. Fisher, '42,
Sylvia Forman, '42, Reva Frumkin,
'42, Norma Ginsberg, '41, Jerome B.
Grossman, '41, Laura Katzenel, '41Ed,
Ina Mae Rabinowitz, '42, Joan Sack,
'41, and Sid Sacks, '42.
.Hillel Cabinet awards, given to sen-
iors and graduates for long time ser-
vice, were presented to Martin B.
Dworkis, Grad., Norma Gibsberg, '41,
Jerome B. Grossman, '41, Laura Iatz-
enel. '41Ed., Theodore Leibovitz, Grad,
Jerome W. Mecklenburger, '41E,
Anita Newblatt, '41, Sidney D. Stein-
hart, '41, Jean Tenofsky, and Irving
Zeiger, '41.

Warner, Crohn Are Appointed
New Student Directors Of Hillel


TUESDAY, MAY 13, 1941
VOL. LT. No. 158
Publication in the Daily Official
Bulletin is constructive notice to all
members of the University.
Student Tea: President and Mrs.
Ruthven will be at home to students
Wednesday afternoon, May 14, from
4 to 6 o'clock.
Note to Seniors, June Graduates, and
Graduate Students: Please file appli-
cation for degrees or any special cer-
tificates (i.e. Geology Certificate,,
Journalism Certificate, etc.) at onceF
if you expect to receive a degree or
certificate at Commencement in
June. We cannot guarantee that the
University will confer a degree or,
certificate at Commencement upon
any student who fails to file such ap-
plication before the close of business
on Wednesday, May 21. If applica-
tion is received later than May 21,
your degree or certificate may not
be awarded until next fall.
Candidates for degrees or certifi-
cates may fill out cards at once at
'offic of the secretary or recorder of
th.ir own school or college (students
chrolled in the College of Literature,
Science and the Arts, College of Arch-
itecture and Design, School of Music,
School of Education, and School of
Forestry and Conservation, please;
note that application blanks may be
obtained and filed in the Registrar's
Office, Room 4, University Hall).
Please do not delay until the last
day, as more than 2,500 diplomas
and certificates must be lettered,
signed, and sealed and we shall be
greatly helped in this work by the
early filing of applications and the
resulting longer period for prepara-
The filing of these applications does
not involve the payment of any fee
Shirley W. Smith
To the Members of the University
Senate: The second regular meeting
of the University Senate will be held
on Monday, May 19, -at 4:15 p.m. in
the Rackham Lecture Hall.
1. Questions concerning the codifi-
cation of the By-Laws- of the Board
of Regents raised in a request from
several members for a special meet-
2. Hospitalization Plan, Vice-Presi-
dent S. W. Smith. ,
3. New Education Fellowship, Vice-
President C. S. Yoakum.
remember the tune
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4. Statistics on Enrollment,. Regis-
trar I. M. Smith.
Louis A. Hopkins, Secretary
To Students Graduating at Com-
mencement, June 21, 1941: The bur-
den of mailing diplomas to mem-
bers of the graduating class who do
not personally call for their diplomas
has grown until in 1940 it cost the
University over $400 to perform this
service. The rule has been laid down,
as a result, that diplomas not called
for at the Sports Building immedi-
ately after the Commencement Ex-
ercises or at the University Business
Office within three business days
after Commencement will be mailed
C.O.D. The wailing cost will be ap-
proximately 30c for the larger sized
rolled diplomas and 45c for the book
Will each graduate, therefore, be
certain that the Diploma Clerk has
his correct mailing address to insure
delivery by mail. The U.S. Mail
Service will, of course, return all
diplomas which cannot be delivered.
Because of adverse conditions abroad,
foreign students should leave ad-
dresses in the United States, if pos-
sible, to which diplomas may be
It is preferred that ALL diplomas
be personally called for.
Herbert G. Watkins,
Assistant Secretary
Public Health Assembly. The regu-
lar Public Health Assembly will be
entertained with a two-act play to
be given by the Public Health Nurses.
Please note that the Assembly will
meet in the University High School
Auditorium today at 4:00 p.m. in-
stead of the regular meeting place
in the W. K. Kellogg Auditorium.
Faculty, College of Engineering:
There will be a meeting of the facul-
ty of this College on Tuesday, May
20, at 4:15 p.m., in Room 348, West
Engineering Building. The order of
the meeting will be: Nomination of
Panel for Appointment of Executive
Committee Member: Election of
Representative on the University
Council; and general business.
A. H. Lovell, Secretary
Home Loans: The University In-
vestment Office, 100 South Wing,
will be glad to consult with anyone
considering building or buying a
(Continued on Page 4)
DAILY 2-4-7-9 P.M.

Administration, and in 1936 special by the Wo uiviary B'nai B'rith Service Award Given
assstat t th UntedStaes t-by the Women's Auxiliary B'nai B'rith The Hillel' Service Award, newly
assistant to the United States at- No. 122 were awarded to Mildred Th Hil erceA rdnwy
torney general. n o. e rded o Mi established this year for faculty mem-
Prof. Corwin is the author of many Gerson, 43 of Ieroit and Sylvia bers, Ann Arbor 'townspeople and
books on constitutional questions, in- Forman, '42, of Albion, N.Y. B'nai B'rith officials, was given to
eluding 'The Twilight of the Supreme The Hillel News, student publica- Samuel Bothman, Dr. Kasimir Fajans,
Court," "The Constitution and What tion, will be edited for the second Dr. Jacob Sacks, Osias Zwerdling,
It Means Today" and "The Commerce year by Bernard Dober, '41, of Bridge- Aaron Droock, Charlotte Gant, Louis
Power versus States Rights." port, Conn. Rosenzweig, Louis Schostak and Mrs.
ondon Receives Award Frances Solovich.
Zeta .Beta Tau and Alpha Epsilon Participating in the presentation of,
ePhi were awarded the Hillel Fratern- the awards were Dr. Jacob Sachs
ity Sorority Service Trophy while of the Pharmacology Department,
- Phi Sigma Sigma and Sigma Alpha bbi Jehudah M. Cohen, Director of
ar ps-W id~ue Mu received honorable mentions, the Foundation, Irving Zeiger:, '41,
Student Director, Jerome Mecklen-
Herbert P. London, '42, was granted burger, '41E, outgoing Student Coun-
Bul Sessitons the Milford Stern Oratorical Award.bre,'1,otinSudt u-
Hillel honor keys for which juniors, cil President, and Aaron Moyer, '43,
seniors and graduates are eligible newly elected President of the Coun-
Individual "bull-sessions" are being s s and _graduaesare i cil.
sponsored in fraternities, sororities,
cooperatives and dormitories by the Dr. Culler Of Rochester Triangles Elect Pierce
American Student Defense League rTraTalkEere ThcrsdP r
to coincide with a nation-wide radio o lerJames B. Pierce, '43E, took over
broadcast by Mrs. Eleanor Roosevelt "The Limiting Form of the Learn- the presidency of Triangles, junior
over CBS at 9:15 p.m. today. ing Curve" will be the subject of a engineering honor society, as the re-
The First Lady's subject will be University Lecture to be delivered at sult of an election held Sunday. Other
"Today's Challenge to the Youth of 8 p.m. Thursday in the W. K. Kellogg officers-elect are Carter Taylor, '43E,
America." The program is to be Foundation Institute Auditorium at secretary, and Robert Fife, '43E,
under the auspices of the national the University of Rochester. treasurer.
organization of Student Defenders of Winner two years ago of the award
Democracy with which the local of the Society of Experimental Psy-
chapter of the ASDL is affiliated. chology and president of the Midwest-
Campuses all over the country are ern Psychology Association, Doctor
reported as planning to take part Culler is best known for his experi- Official Senior
in the program. ments on the localization of sep-
The American Student Defense arate tones in the cochlea of the ear. j Announcement
League will provide materials and
leaders for all groups or individuals
interested in organizing a discussion Antique Exhibit & Sale OR DE Rfdei o
forum. The leaders will be prepared ~~ ~
to start the discussions and to keep sponsored by
them going by supplying pertinent at
information when it is needed. ANN ARBOR ANTIQUE
Martin Dworkis, Grad., president DEALERS ASSOC.
of the local organization, participat- urr, Patterson & Auld
ed in another coast-to-coast broadcast Masonic Temple
Sunday. He shared the air with 1209 South "U"
other Student Defenders from the 327 S. Fourth Ave.
University of Texas, Dartmouth and May 14-15-16 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Ruth Ann Oakes, Mgr.
Brooklyn College. They gave short
talks in refutation of the Hoover[ Admission 25c
Food Plan.

l w , Engineering faculty men are tuning
brought in the third in the Hall of up their vocal cords and engineering
Fame section. Sik Che Tang, '42E, college students are getting more and
finished off the afternoon with the more expectant in anticipation of
final first in the raconteur division, the twelfth annual Tung Oil Banquet,
All first place winners were award- sponsored by Sigma Rho Tau, en-
ed the coveted Sigma Rho Tau stump, gineering speech society, which will be
made of bronze, while second place held here Wednesday, May 21, it was
winners were given the organization's announced yesterday.
Tung Wood Gavel. Annually featured at the banquet is
the presentation of the renowned
.RveCooley Cane to the junior member of
Naval Reserve Director the oganizaiton who is voted most
To Describe Air Service outstanding. Co-starred with this
presentation will be the faculty
Both naval aviation and other as- speaking contest for the coveted Tung
pects of service in the Navy will be Oil Crown.
discussed by Capt. W. F. Amsden, Speaker for the evening will be
Director of Naval Reserve, Ninth Na- James W. Parker, executive vice-pres-
Diretorof ava Reerv, NnthNa-ident and chief engineer of Detroit
val District, at 4:00 p.m. tomorrow in Edison. Prof. E. L. Eriksen of the
the Rackham Building. engineering mechanics depaTtment
"Eyes of the Navy," a motion pic- will be toastmaster.
ture, will be shown at this lecture. , Steeped in tradition, the annual
All students are invited, both men and Tung Oil Banquet is held out of re-
spect for the symbol of the society,
women. Sophomore, junior and senior the tung oil tree. New initiates to the
men who would be interested in organization are permitted to drink
some form of naval service are partic- out of the Tung Oil Jug at this time,
ularly urged to attend. becoming full members by the act.






German Society To Meet
Deutscher Verein, the German so-
ciety, will have an important meet-
ing at 8 p.m. today in the Women's
Athletic Building, Liese Price, '43, club
treasurer, announced.

Nurses To Hold Banquet
Decorations drawn from Walt Dis-
ney's "Fantasia" will be used by
juniors of the School of Nursing in
their annual banquet for the out-
going seniors at 7:15 p.m. tomorrow
in the League Ballroom.

"GARG Goes To Pot" will be just one of the
many features included in GARG's take-off
on LIFE Magazine. You will see a complete
picture of Michigan campus life.

Within GARG's All-Photograph Parody on
LIFE Magazine you will see such features as:
" Picture of the Week
" Speaking of Pictures
* Many other Outstanding Features


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