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Draft To-Cut Graduate Enrollments



Radio Station
To Be Sought
By Local Men
Chamber Of Commerce
To Seek Contributions
For Proposed Measure
Earl H. Cress, president of the
Chamber of Commerce ,announced
yesterday that a movement to obtain
a radio broadcasting station for Ann
Arbor, preferably financed by local
capital, has been started by the
Chamber of Commerce.
Cress was authorized to appoint
a committee to seek interested local
persons for the establishment of the
station, but said that outside groups
would receive fair consideration from
the chamber.
Several out-of-town groups have
been reported seeking a license from
the Federal Communications Com-
mission for erection of a broadcast-
ing unit in the city.
ThedChamber of Commerce, Cress
pointed out, is primarily interested
in getting the best possible setup for
a station.


LAUNDRY -1-1044. Sox darned
Careful work at low price. 3c
dent rates. Moe Laundry, 226
South First St., Phone 3916. 10c;
BEN THE TAILOR pays the best
price for used clothes. 122 E.
Washington. Ph. 5387 after 6 p'm.
THESIS BINDING-Mimeographing.
Brumfield & Brumfield, 308 S.
State. 19c
EXPERT HOSIERY and garment re-
pair. Reasonable rates. Weave-Bac
Shop-Upstairs in Nickels Arcade.
Driveway gravel, washed pebbles.
Killins Gravel Company, phone*
7112. 5c
WISE Real Estate Dealers: Runa
listings of your vacant houses in
The Daily. Dial 23-24-1 for spe-
cial rates. 353
Local and Long Distance Moving.
410 N. Fourth Ave. Phone 6297
CO.-Let us move, pack, or ship
you to any point. Experienced
movers. Special rates for students
storage. Dial 3515. 318 N. First'
St. 32c
ROOM OR BOARD for Summer
School. Theta Xi Fraternity, 1345
Washtenaw, located three blocks
from campus. Moderate prices.
Call 2-4489. 396
TYPING-Experienced. Miss Allen,
408 S. Fifth Ave. Phone 2-2935 or
2-1416. 14c
VIOLA STEIN-Experienced legal
typist, also mimeographing. Notary
public. Phone 6327. 706 Oakland.
FOR SALE-Lady's tan riding boots
-made in England. Size 6.
Never worn. Phone 2-1196. 398
FOR RENT-Apartment furnished;
2 rooms. First floor. Private bath
and porch. 1022 Forest. 397
NEW 8-ROOM furnished house.
June 15 to Sept. 1. Reasonable to
right party. Shadford Rd., Phone
7140. 394
ROOMS including suite with private
bath and shower. Continuous hot
water. Available now. Summer
School or fall. Phone 8544, 422
East Washington. 399
MARTIN PLACE-Very attractive
6-room unfurnished home. Rent
including heat and garage $75 per
month. Oril Ferguson, 928 Forest.
Phone 2-2839. 391
522 MONROE-Newly decorated 2-
room furnished apartment. Pri-
vate bath. Electric refrigeration.
$40. Adults. Phone 5224 or 2-2839.

Ann Arbor
Here Is Today's News
In Summary
Fifty-seven men were sworn in at
the armory Wednesday night as mem-
bers of the Ann Arbor unit of the
recently formed Michigan State
Col. John Steck, representing the,
state adjunct general's office at Lan-
sing, administered the oath.
* * *
New evidence in the coroner's
inquest on the murder and burn-
ing of Hazel Briggs, Detroit wo-
man whose body was found in a
dump near Manchester, revealed
that four fires were seen on the
dump on four different days after
Miss Briggs disappeared from her
mother's home in Manchester.
The inquest was postponed until
next Tuesday to await the re-
port of Dr. Robert J. Parsons, Uni-
versity Hospital pathologist, who is
making a post mortem examination
of the body.
Elias Vlisides, president of the Ann
Arbor high school, promised students
in his campaign speeches last spring
that he would secure funds for a
flag pole to better express the school's
Climaxing a year of careful plan-
ning and hard work the necessary
sum was raised, and next Wednes-
day the formal dedication will take
place, with the mayor and many
other city officials in attendance.
* * *
A parasitic blitzkreig in the form of
western pine worms is sweeping the
city, and insecticide experts say that
unless the worms are stopped, every
pine tree in Ann Arbor will be de-
foliated and die.
Dust sprays of pyrethrum and ro-
tenone bases were suggested as be-
ing most effective against the para-
Thomas 'Talk
Will $e Given
HMere On W1 ar
A former Presbyterian minister in
East Harlem and four times a candi-
date for President, Norman Thomas
will speak here at 8:15 p.m. Wed-
nesday, May 28, in the Rackham
Amphitheatre. In his talk, sponsored
by the Michigan Anti-War Commit-
tee, Thomas will present "A Demo-
cratic Answer to War and Fascism."
The Ann Arbor stop on his present
lecture tour will mark Thomas's sec-
ond appearance here of the current
school year. On October 15, he ad-
dressed the Michigan Forum on"But-
ter and Arms."
Thomas has long been a dominant
figure in liberal circles. An opponent
of America's entrance into World
War I, he became a member of the
American Union against Militarism
in 1918 and Joined the Socialist
Party soon after.
Before his first presidential can-
didacy in 1928, Thomas had become
an associate editor of the Nation in
1921 and the director of the League
for Industrial Democracy.
Heading the Socialist ticket in '32,
'36, and '40, Thomas has been a lead-
er in the current anti-war movement
and the struggle for civil liberties.
In this connection he has led the
fight against Mayor Frank Hague and
was once forcibly ejected from Jer-
sey City for attemptihg an address
in Journal Square.

Thomas graduated from Prince-
ton in 1905, and has written many
books expressing his viewpoint, in-
cluding "As I See It," and "America's
Way Out - A Program for Demo-

Survey Presents Conscription's
Effect On Men In Each College

Biggest threat to University en-
rellment and coke parlor business is
no longer the depression but the draft,
which hangs over the head of every
male student over 21, and, if the draft
age should be lowered, every one over!
Greatest effect will be in the grad-f
uate schools, where most of the stu-
dents are over the present selective
service age. Little increase is expected
in the total freshman enrollment of
the University unless the draft age
should be lowered to 18, according
to the Registrar's Office.

I ._

that the demand for engineers cre-'
ated by the defense program will
cause an increase in enrollment.
"It is too early to make any gen-
eralizations, however," Dean Craw-
ford added, "and it is probable that
the change one way or the other will,1
be very slight,"
With the optional deferrment that
draft boards may offer to those being
trained in or engaged in certain in-
dustries not yet extended to any of
the social sciences. Dean E. Blythe
Stason of the School of Law believes
that there will be some decrease in
the law school enrollment in Sep-

(Continued from Page 2)
Associate Inspector, Ship Construc-
tion, $2,000, until further notice.
Junior Stenographer, salary $1,440,
Junior Typist, $1,260.
Complete announcements on file at
the Bureau, 201 Mason Hall. Office
hours: 9-12 and 2-4.
Academic Notices
Biological Chemistry Seminar will
meet Saturday, May 24, at 10:00 a.m.
in Room 319 West Medical Building.
Subject: "Phosphatases." All inter-
ested are invited.

English 114: I shall
meet this class today.

be unable to

Enrollment Reduced Freshmen Applications
The Office anticipates, iiowever, The school has received just as
that the enrollment in upper classes many freshmen applications as in
and in the graduate schools will be the past, though most of these have
reduced somewhat. Already two- been accompanied by a statement re-
thirds of the applications anticipated garding the possibilities of the appli-
have been received. cant's being called before fall.
The Literary college enrollment will The addition of a non-credit mili-
be changed very little because of the tary law course to the law school cur-
draft, according to Dean Edward H. riculum is being contemplated.
Kraus. Little or no decrease is expected in
Although many are expected to be the medical school by Dr. H. Marvin
drafted, the improved economic c(on- Pollard, secretary of the school.
ditions of the county will enable Recent statements from the office
others to enter the school, Dean Kraus of General Hershey, acting director of
stated. the draft, have indicated that local
Local draft boards have shown boards may give preference to well-
great liberality in giving deferment qualified medical students.
to those well along in the college and Pre-Med Students
with good schjolastic records. These As to pre-medical students, those
are placed in class 2-A, subject to now contemplating entering medical
renewal. Students in the industrial school will undoubtedly continue to
sciences, such as chemistry and phy- make application, Doctor Pollard ex-
sics, a'e given preference in defer- plained. "I doubt very much if even
ment ratings. a year's dela yfor military service will


700 Registered
Of the approximately 2,100 men en-
rolled in the literary college, 700 reg-
istered for the draft. It is expected
that between 200 and 300 of these
will be taken for''service.
Because engineers are on the whole
given deferred ratings in selective
service, Dean Ivan C. Crawford of the
College of Engineering foresees little
change in theenrollment of that col-
lege for next fall.

stop them from entering the school
when they have served their period."
It is anticipated that any decrease
this fall will be made up for by added
enrollment in 1942.
Dental and pre-dental students can
expect preference in receiving deferr-
mnent due to the need for dentists and
the small supply.
The draft will consequently mean
an increase in the freshmen enroll-
ment of the dental school, which will
more than make up for the slight de-

E. A. Walter
Sociology 141: Mr. Landecker's
classes will not meet Saturday. Those
going to Detroit will meet in front
of the Union at 8:00 a.m,
To members of English 198 (l011-
ors): Honors essay due-Mon., June
2; final written examination-Sat.,
June 7, 2-5; final oral examination-
Sat., June 14, 9-12. Schedule for
orals will be available at 3219 A.H.
next week.
Aeronautical Engineering Students:
Courses Aero. Eng. 6 and 20 will not
be offered in the 1941 Summer Ses-
sion, but will be replaced by the fol-
C. E. 4S, Advanced Theory of
Structures, including analysis of
complicated systems, and methods of
successive approximations. Stephen
P. Timoshenko, Professor, Stanford
University. Offered June 30 to July
26. M, T, Th, F, at 10:00. One hour
Aero. 23a, Design of Aircraft Struc-
tures. Harold W. Sibert, Associate
VFW Leader
To Give .Prize
To Naval Unit
Commdr. Otto Silvers of the Mich-
igan Department, Veterans of For-
eign Wars, presented the Michigan
unit of NROTC with a trophy at a
review held at 7:30 p.m. last night
at Palmer Field.
This trophy will be awarded to the
outstanding student in the corps upon
graduation. The "Iron Man" trophy
was also presented to the best of four
platoons in the unit.
The "Iron Man" award was made
on the basis of the inter-platoon drillI
competition. the athletic rivalry, scho-
lastic standing and attendance rec-
ords of the platoons.
Commdr. Elmer Zill of the Ann
Arbor VFW presented the VFW
award, a wristwatch, and reviewed the
NROTC battalion with Capt. Lyal
A. Davidson, Commandant of the
unit. '
The VFW award, to be presented
for the first time in 1944, when the
present NROTC class graduates, will
be accorded to that student who, in
his four years in the NROTC, shall
have obtained "highest honors in
scholarship, naval proficiency and

Professor, University of Cincinnati.
Offered June 30 to August 22. M,
T, W, Th, F, S, at 11. Three hours
Aero. 30a, Methods of Analysis of
Monocoque Structures. Lloyd H. Don-
nell, Associate Professor, Armour Col-
lege of Engineering, Illinois Institute
of Technology. Offered July 25 to
August 22. M, T, Th, F, at 10. One
hour credit.
All Students who expect to become
candidates for a Teacher's Certificate
in February, June, or August, 1942
should call at the office of the
School of Education at this time for
an application blank' for admission
to candidacy for the teacher's cer-
tificate, which is to be returned by
June first.
Doctoral Examination for Mr. Clar-
ence LeRoy Raynor, Metallurgical
Engineering; Thesis: "The Self-Dif-
fusion of Copper," today at 3:00 p.m.,
in 3201 East Eng. Bldg. Chairman,
L. Thomassen.
By action of the Executive Board
the chairman may invite members of
the faculties and advanced doctoral
candidates to attend the examination
and he may grant permission to those
who for sufficient reason might wish
to be present.
C. S. Yoakum
Exhibition, College of Architecture
and Design: Mexican Handicraft, col-
lected and loaned by Miss Mina Win-
slow, is being slhown in the ground
floor cases, Architecture Building,
through Friday, May 23. Open daily,
9-5. The public is invited.
Lecture: Mr. John S..Bugas, Agent
in charge of the Detroit'office of
the Federal Bureau of Investigation,
will deliver a talk today at
4:00 p.m., in Room 150 Hutchins
Hall, to the following classes of stu-
dents in this University, who will
graduate in June or in September,
and who may be interested in the
work of the Bureau:
Law students, business administra-
tion students, literary students who
have a good working knowledge of
any modern language, and those in
the sciences, who have knowledge of
chemistry, physics, or biology, who
might be interested in technical
positions with the Federal Bureau
of Investigation.

The opportunity is worthy of con-
sideration, if one is interested in the
type of work carried on by the F.B.I.
The beginning salary is $3,200 per
Lecture: Mr. E. A. Raman, London
editor of the United Press of India,
will lecture on the subject, "An In-
dian Describes India's Position in the
War," under the auspices of the De-
partments of History and Political
Science on Tuesday, May 27, at 4:15
p.m. in the Raekham Lecture Hall.
The public is cordially invited.
Events Today
Carillon Programs: The bell cham-
ber of the 'Burton Memorial Tower
will be open to visitors interestd in
observing the playing of the carillon
from 12 noon to 12:15 p.m. today,
at which time Prof. NPercival Price,
University Carillonneur, will present
an informal program.
The Inter-Cooperative Council is
sponsoring a meeting to explain co-
operatives on the University of Mich-
igan campus today at 4:15 p.m. in
room 305 of the Union. Professor
Claude Eggersten, Joan Ferguson and
Harold Guetzkow will be the speakers.
All interested Are invited.
University Regimental Rand Con-
cert today at 4:30 p.m., in the Michi-
gan Union Ballroom.
Graduate Square Dance sponsored
by Graduate Outing Culb will be held
tonight from 9 to 1, in the Reception
Room of the Rackham Building. All
faculty members and graduate stu-
dents are welcome. Instruction and
refreshments. Informal attire. Small
admission charge. Come with or
without partners.
The Intercollegiate Telegraphic
Tournament will continue from today
to Tuesday, May 23-27. There will
be supervised shooting on Monday
and Tuesday from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00
p.m. Ask for schedule of supervisors
at desk in lobby of the Women's
Athletic Building.
Presbyterian Church: Westminster
Student Guild Open House with a
program of games and entertainment
tonight, 9:00-12:00, in the social hall
of the church.
Harris Hall: Tea will be served
today, 4:00-5:30 p.m. All Episcopal
students and their friends are cordi-
ally invited.
Coming Events
German Table for Faculty Mem-
bers will meet Monday at 12:10 p.m.
in the Founders' Room, Michigan
Union. Members of all departments
interested in German conversation
are cordially invited. There will be a
brief talk on "Was macht Gerhart
Hauptmann?" by Mr. Walter A. Rei
The Society of Automotive Engin-
eers will meet tonight at 7:30 in the
Rackham Amphitheatre. Mr. Fred-
erick A. Melmoth, Vice-President of
the Detroit Steel Castings Company
will speak on "The Design and Physi-
cal Properties of Steel Castings."
Sound film will be shown. All/en-
gineers are invited.


Two opinions have been forwarded crease in the ranks of upperclassmen,
by members of engineering faculties according to Dean Russell W. Bunt-
throughout the country. One group ing.
anticipates a 10 to 15 per cent de- A recent statement from the office
crease in engineering school enroll- of draft headquarters, in calling at-
ment due to the draft and the other tention to the need for dentists, stat-
--- ed: "It is of paramount importance
1 + that the supply be not only main-
Y C 4, Ifed tained but encouraged to grow, and
that no student who gives reasonable
Ultr - d r p'omise of becoming a qualified den-
- tist be called to military service be-
fore attaining that status.
Ousting Of 'Progressiv-as' Enrollment Drop
jo A greater drop in enrollment is
Attempted By-Petiti ns Ianticipated in the graduate school
than in any undergraduate division,
Indications appeared yesterday due to the need for trained men and
that the ouster of School Superin- the age factor. Men will be lost not
tendent Otto W. Haisley by the Ann only to industry and research on de-
Arbor Board of Education was just fense projects, but also to the draft
a beginning in a determined attempt itself, according to Dean Clarence
to drive all of the so-called "ultra- Yoakum
moderns" out of the school system. To show how uncertain the situa-
It was learned by the Haisley tion is, however, Dean Yoakum cited
forces that petitions are being cir- a recent University of Illinois study,
culated throughout the city calling which concluded that there would be
for dismissal of other members of either a three per cent increase or
the staff who are in agreement with a three per cent decrease in enroll-
Haisley's "progressive" educationala ment due to the draft.e
methods. The list includes the ma-s
jority of elementary school princi- No changes have been considered in
pals, Miss Edith M. Bader, assistant the graduate school curriculum.
superintendent and Louis Forsythe, Perhaps more closely allied to the
principal of Ann Arbor High School, draft than any University divisions
Expressing great surprise that he are the military and naval science
had been termed "modern" in the departments.
petitions, Forsythe, at a meeting of It is anticipated that applications
the High School Parent-Teachers As- for admittance will be higher in both
sociation last night, said that always units next fall.



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before he had been forced to contend
with the accusation that lie was old-
fashioned and behind the times in
his methods.
In the opinion of a member of te
Citizens' Committee formed to aid.
Haisley, "No more effective way could
be devised for discrediting the op-
ponents of the schools than to at-
tempt this mass removal of school





Only Michigan Appeariatce

Advanced OTC'
Advanced ROTI C :.tudents are given
defernent, their stahs being ,,that of
a reserve officei.1B>sc students are
subject to the draft. Approximately
215 will be accepted into the ad-
vanced courSe next year, and a ful
quota of 1100 into the basic curse.
as compared with the 950 accepted
last tall.
A very large number of students,
even juniors and seniors, have at-
tempted to enter the unit in order to
receive deferrment, some even offer-
ink to take both courses at the same
time, according to Captain Bernard
VOrath, publicity director of the
NRO'(TC Ratings
The naval unit will probably ac-
cept the same number next fall as it
did in September. By law those en-
rolled in the advanced NROTC are
given deferrment, but deferred rat-
ings have been obtained for a few in
the basic course, Captain Lyal David-
son, commandant of the unit, stated.
This is the first year of the unit
on campus, and as most of the stu-
dents are freshmen, they are under
draft age. If the limit is lowered, the
majority of these will be eligible, but
it is possible that the Naval Science
course may be accepted in lieu of a
year's selective service training, Cap-
fain Davidson added.

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