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March 04, 1941 - Image 2

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'T'UIESDAY, MY 4CH 4, 1941


County Board
Refuses To Act,
On Bond Issue
Supervisors Will Not Put
New Airport Question
To Voters In April
A proposal for submitting a pro-
posal to voters on a $150,000 bond
issue for a Washtenaw county air-
port was postponed yesterday when
at a special meeting of the Board of
Supervisors the airport committee
recommended that no action be taken
at that meeting.
This recommendation was approved
by the Board.
This means that as far as the
county is concerned no progress can
be made on the project until the
next supervisors' meeting which will
be held April 15 after the April 7
election when a new Board will con-
The $150,000 figure was presented
to the board by Dr. C. Merle Dixon,
chairman of the tri-unit airportcomr
mittee. This figure was to be the
county's share of constructing the
Under the proposal, the majority
of the voters would have to approve
the issuance of the bonds. In the
other a two-thirds vote majority
would have to ratify a half-mill in-
crease in the 15-mill limitation.
Dr. Dixon told the committee that
that $150,000 figure would cover the
cost of purchasing the land and leave
a few thousand dollars to get the
project started with WPA aid.
Stalker Will Give Talk
At IAS Meeting Tonight
Prof. Edward A. Stalker, chairman
of the aeronautical engineering de-
partment, will present a summaryl
of the Institute of Aeronautical Sci-
ences' annual conference to the lo-
cal student chapter at 8 p.m. todayl
in room 1042, E. Engineering, LeslieI
J. Trigg, '41E, president of the group,
announced yesterday.
An election of a new honorary
chairman will be held to replace Prof.
Milton J. Thompson

Ginger Rogers, Stewart Win Acting Honors

London, Sack
To Play Leads
In Hillel PlayI

Congress Calls I
For Tryouts1
Sopboinores, Freshmen
Can Come Out Today

Herbert London, '43, and Joan Sack,
'41, have been named to the leading Congress, Independent Men's As-I
roles in the Hillel Players' major sociation of the University, will hold a
production, "Success Story," by John its second tryouts meeting of thet
Howard Lawton, Anita Newblatt, '41, year at 5 p.m. today in, Room 306
president of the Players, announced of the Union for all eligible sopho-
yesterday. mores and second semester fresh- t
The play, which is scheduled for a men wishing to take part in the or-!
two night stand on campus on March ganization's activities.
7 and 8 in Lydia Mendelssohn The- Students trying out for posts in
atre, is a Broadway hit which was Congress will be able to serve on any I
introduced to New York in 1931
where it had a run of over 200 per- one of six committees, including ther
formances with Franchot Tone play- activities committee.personnel com - I
ing the lead. mittee. student welfare committee, ;
Arthur Klein, Grad., who is well organization committee, social com-
known on campus for his appearances mittee and athletics committee.
as a member of Play Production and I At today's meetingV-illiam H.
is at present an instructor mnthe Rockwell, '41. and Gordon Andrews,
speech department, is directing the 42, president and personnel direr-
production. tor, will explain the functions of each'
The stage setting for "Success of the groups and discuss the com-
Story" was designed by Robert Mel- mittees which are= most suitable for
lencamp of Play Production, and Dan individual tryouts.
Seiden, '43, supervised the stage crew Among the activities which are
in the construction. being planned by Congress during
Other members of the cast are the next few weeks are several so-
Miriam Shafton, '42Ed.; Donald Dia- cials, lecture program, the organ-
mond, '42; Robert Cohn, '41; Arthur ization's ,annual dinner, a student
Fischer, '42; and Theodore Leibo- I survey and an all-campus amateur
vitz, Grad, boxing show.


Gargoyle Deadline
For Short Stories
Will Be Tomorrow
Contributions for this month's
Gargoyle short story must be turned
into the magazine's office by tomor-
row, Dave Donaldson, editor in chief,
announced yesterday. The prize for
the winning story, of 1400 to 1500
words, will be six dollars.
The deadline for other fiction con-
tributions is also tomorrow, Donald-
son added. They are to comprise
either 950 or 1250 words.
Vignettes, competing for the award
of one dollar to each of the three
best, will be accepted until Tuesday,
March 11, and the same deadline has
been set for contributions to "Notes
to You," "Of Men and Muscle," and
"Off the Record" Donaldson de-
DAILY at 2--4-7--9 PM
Now - The 1940 Academy

Named king and queen of the movies for 1940 at the Motion Picture Academy banquet in Hollywood,
with their "Oscars" to prove it, are James Stewart (left) and Ginger Rogers, while Bob Hope (right) was
given a. special plaque for appearing in 258 benefit performances during the year.

Funeral Services To Be Held Today

(Gcii tin ued from Var' I
ever ready to help and' encourage
his students in the realization of
their ambitions. As a scientist, he
entered his chosen field at a time
when there were ma'ny problems to
be solved on the action of drugs. In
determining how drugs produced
their effects and how they helped
the sick, he worked with courage,
originality, atid honesty, and
achieved epochs that will be of
lasting benefit to mankind.
"In the death of Dr. Edmunds,
the Medical School has lost a valu

able teacher, a renowned scientist,
and a good friend.
"The Medical School will be re-
presented at the funeral by the
Executive Faculty."
Nationally known for his studies
in drug addiction, Dr. Edmunds made
an invaluable contribution to medi-
cine in his research work into diph-
theria which resulted in the discov-
ery of a new treatment decreasing
the death rate from that disease by
half. In 1937 he gave the Russel
Lecture on "Circulatory Collapse in
Professor on the medical facultyI

since 1921 and at the time of his
death the oldest ranking faculty
member in time of service, Dr. Ed-
munds had published frequent sci-
Intfic and medical treatises. He had
also helped edit various text books.
He was a member of Phi Delta The-
ta, Nu Sigma Nu, Sigma Xi and Phi
Kappa Phi fraternities and a mem-
ber of the Episcopalian Church.
He was born in Dorset. England in
1873, came to toe United States
where he took his medical degree at
the University in 1901, joined the
faculty as instructor in 1902, and
I was, in 1921. made a full professor.

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Extra -
Cartoon - Pete Smith
World News
Thursday -

John Carradine - Slim Summerville
Chill Wills . Barton MacLane


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