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1,500 Will Hold
Ainnoal Meeting
On Education
'Citizenship' To Be Subject
Of General Discussion,
By Prominent Speakers
All parts of the nation will be
represented by over 1,500 parents and
educators at the three-day annual
Parent Education Institute, promot-
ed jointly by the University Exten-
sion Service and the Michigan Con-
gress of Parents and Teachers, to be
held for the 11th time Oct. 30, 31 and
Nov. 1 at the Rackham Building.
"Citizenship" will be the general
topic with subdivision on citizenship
in the home, the school and the com-
munity to be discussed one day each.
Lectures by prominent educators and
panel discussions by students and
parents are featured on the program.
The first day will include talks by
noted youth directors on the topics
"Can the Schools Train Citizens for
Democracy?", "The Schools and the
National Emergency," and "I Like Bad
Boys." A panel on "How the Schools
Can Provide Effective Training for
Citizenship" will include nine promi-
nent participants.
Based on the subject "Why De-
linquency?", a banquet discussion in
which 17 University students will give'
opinions will be conducted by Dr.
Edward W. Blakeman, counselor in
religion of the University.
The next two days will be devoted
to conferences, film demonstrations,
community demonstrations, and class-
es in parent education, conducted by
school 'officials and teachers.

Ruthven Picks
. L. Sharfman
And P. Welch
Are Named To Committee
For Three Year Period
To Fill Old Vacancy
Professors I. L. Sharfman of the
:conomics department and Paul S.
Welch of the zoology department
have been named to the Executive
'cmmittee of the literary college by
he Board of Regents upon the recom-
.nendation of President Ruthven.

American Navy






Puppet ChorusL
To Be Feature
Of. Yale Show s
"My Man F.riday," a musical in-W
terpretation of Defoe's Robinson Cru-T
soe will be the feature of the Yale r
Puppeteers' performance in the Lydia
Mendelssohn Theatre Friday and C
Saturday cvnings.
Some changes will be made in thep
original story as evidenced by the 1
introduction of nine high steppingA
chorus girls. These are "dolls" buti
unfortunately wooden ones, created
by Harry Burnett, who makes all the -
marionettes used by the troupe.
In addition to this revue, some cari-
catures in miniature will also be
presented, featuring former Postmas-
ter General James Farley in a base-q
ball routine. Included too will bef
two fugitive from "Tobacco Road,"
Athe last Curviving mountaineers to
escape the Broadway search for lo-
cal 'talent.
Tax Institute
To Meet Here
State-Wide Organizations
To Attend Sessions
All types and aspects of taxation
will be discussed and analyzed at the
Institute on Problems of Taxation,
sponsored by the University Exten-
sion Servce with the cooperation of
11 local and state-wide organizations
to be held Saturday. Oct. 26, at the
Ragkham Building.
Beginning with general sessions and
background discussion of the ques-
tion, the Institute will be divided into
five sections which will deal with
special problems. The sections are en-
titled "Michigan Taxes Other than
the Property Tax,' "The Property
Tax." "Needs and Standards that
Should Govern in Apportioning State
Funds to Schools," "Health and Wel-
fare," and "Institutions."
Each section will be divided into
subdivisions conducted by tax officials
on various state boards in types of
Registration Board
Files Draft Cards1
Ann Arbor's draft board began the
task of nunbering local draft regis-
tration cards yesterday in the Arm-
ory, the board's headquarters.
Included in the board's job is the
mailing of 4,000 cards filled out in
Ann Arbor by residents of other com-
munities. Most of this number are
the cards filled out by University
for or

Prof. Christian,
Symphony Plan
Sunday Concert
'All-American' Program
To Be Given; Johnson
Will .Direct Orchestra
Featuring Prof. Palmer Christian
of the School of Music as guest or-
ganist, the University Symphony Or-
chestra will present an "All-Ameri-
can" musical program at 4:15 p.m.
Sunday in Hill Auditorium.
With the exception of Professor
Christian's selection, "Concerto No.
1in E major for Organ and Orches-
tra - by Eric DeLamarter, the cor-
positions in the program will be played
n Ann Arbor for the first time. De-
Lamarter's piece was offered at two
[ay Festival performances several
years ago.
The Orchestra, which will be direct-
ed by Prof. Thor Johnson of the
School of Music, will open their first
performance of the year by playing
John Powell's "Natchez-on-the-Hill"
which will be followed by Randall
Thompson's "Symphony No. 2 in E
University Organist and professor
of organ since 1924, Professor Chris-
tian held his first post as church or-
ganist at th age of 15. He has ap-
peared with a large number of orches-
tras including the Detroit, Chicago,
Rochester and Cincinnati Symphon-
ies, the New York Philharmonic and
the Philadelphia Orchestra.
students and patients of the Univer-
sity hospital.
Persons who failed to register Oct.
16 should report at the draft head-
quarters in the Armory. Hours are
from 9 to 12 a.m. and 1 to 5 p.m.


They succeed Professors J..R. Hay-
den of the political science depart-
ment and R. A. Sawyer of the physics
department. The new committee-
nen have been appointed for a three-
year period, expiring with the school
year 1942-43.
Both Professors Hayden and Saw-
yer were on leave of absence from
the University during the second sem-
ester of last year, Professors Welch
and J. W. Bradshaw of the mathe-
matics department served as substi-
tute committeemen during their ab-
The Regents also appointed Prof.
Vernor W. Crane of the history de-
partment to serve on the Committee
as a substitute member throughout
the leave of absence of Prof. H. H.
Bartlett of the history department,
who is doing government work.
The Committee, headed by its per-
manent chairman, Dean Edward H.
Kraus, investigates and formulates
educational and instructional poli-
cies and'practices for consideration
by the faculty of the college and, in
addition, takes part in supervision of
appointments and promotions within
the college.
Other members of the committee
are Professors W. F. Hunt of the min-
eralogy department, Warner G. Rice
of the English department and Rob-
ert C. Angell of the sociology depart-
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"The Navy, Its Past Development
and Present Purpose" will be discus-
sed by Capt. Lyal A. Davidson of
the Naval ROTC department at 4
p. in. tomorrow in Room 336 of the
West Engineering Building.
The talk, which will open a series
of nine lectures on the American
Navy, will be concerned chiefly with
the historic backgrounds of the
fleet. The evolution of various ships
and ship characteristics influenced by
national policy will be considered.
Captain Davis, a graduate of An-
napolis in 1910, is presently serving
as chairman of the newly formed
NROTC. Immediately before coming
to the University he was commander
of the light cruiser U. S. S. Omaha
which was used.to enforce neutrality
in the Caribbean.
The lecture series, which will be
offered free of charge to all male citi-
comprise a course to be given with-
out credit. Enrollees will be those
who desire to learn some of the
broad aspects of the navy and those
in whom the Navy Department is
interested as potential officers in
certain specialist duties.
Students may enroll by application
to either the NROTC ofices in North
Hall or Prof. L. A. Baier of the
naval architecture department in
Room 326 of the West Engineering
Engineering Building.
Co-op Will Be Formed
For Married Couples
All married students interested in
the formation of a married couples'
cooperative house are invited to at-
tend a special organization meeting
at 8 p. m. Sunday in Room 304
of the Union, Karl V. Karlstrom,
'43SM, Chairman of the temporary
committee for the formation of the
house, announced yesterday.
The meeting will be sponsored by
the University of Michigan Inter-
Cooperative Council.

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