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THE MICHTMAN DMILY

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 12, 1940

Daily Receives
Two Volumes
Of Past Copies
Early volumes of a newspaper are
prize possessions, and The Daily now
boasts complete copies of its own first
volumes, published during the ses-
sions 1890-91 and 1891-92, donated
by Daily alumnus F. J. McElwee, '92,
of Detroit, following the fiftieth anni-
versary banquet of The Daily.
Before this gift had been received,
The Daily had only a defective copy
of its-first volume and no copies of
volume two.
Mr. McElsee, following his gradua-
tion from the University in 1892'
went to New York to seek a job on
the New York Sun. Chester Lord
was then editor of that newspaper.
Upon discovering that McElwee had
been a member of The Daily staff,
he told McElwee: "Young man,
that's the best college paper in the
United States. Come down in the
morning."'
After two years on the Sun, {Mc-
Elwee studied law under Henry Daily,
well-known lawyer and counsel to
J. P. Morgan & Co., and was ad-
mitted to the bars of New York,,
Kentucky and Tennessee, but he
never took up the practice of law.
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Arthur Wood
To Give Talk
At Foundation
intermarriage Problems
To Be Teacher's Topic
In Hillel Lecture Today
Prof. Arthur Wood of the sociology
department will be the third person
to appear on the Hillel Institute of
Jewish Studies' series of lectures on
"Marriage and the Family" when
ae speaks at the Foundation at 8:00
.m. today.
"The Problems of Intermarriage"
will be the topic of Professor Wood's
discourse. He was preceded by Rabbi
Jehudah M. Cohen, who spoke on
Jewish family life, and Dr. Claire
Healy of Health Service, who dis-
cussed the biological aspects of mar-
riage.
Professor Wood will lead an in-
formal discussion period following
his lecture. The course is part of
he Hillel Institute's program which
ncludes eight separate curriculums.
Prof. Ralph M. Patterson of the
osychiatry department and Richard
Meyers of the sociology department
are also scheduled to a~pear in the
series. The lectures are open to the
public and everyone is cordially in-
vited to attend.
The totalnumber of persons en-
rolled in the Hillel Institute of Jewish
Studies is over 100 students, and the
Marriage and Family Relations
course has proven to be by far the
most popular, Elaine Fisher, '42;,
chairman of the Institute, revealed.
Courses in Jewish history, ethical
concepts, language and literature are
offered through the Institute as part
of the Foundation's function as a
Jewish cultural center.
Goodfellows - Monday
Wells L. Field
To Talk Today
NROTC Officer To Give
Third Navy Lecture
"The Navy Afloat" will be discussed
by Lieut. Commander Wells L. Field
of the Naval Reserve Officers' Train-
ing Corps at 4 p.m. today in the
NROTC Chart House in North Hall.
The talk, which is the third in a
series of lectures on the navy, its
purposes and organization, will deal
generally with the different types of
ships in the American fleets and
the organization of the fleets them-
selves.
Among the ships which will be de-
scribed are the nation's battleships,
cruisers, submarines, destroyers and
torpedo boats while the organization
will consider the U.S. fleet in the At-
lantic, the Asiatic fleet, special serv-
ice squadrons and the transportation
service.

French Destroyer Shown Beached After Battle Of Dakar

Avukah Movie
To Be Shown
Film lDepicts Jewish Life,
Activities In Palestine
The first comprehensive technicolor
sound movie ever to be produced in
?alestine will be given one of its ear-
liest American showings Sunday by
Avukah, student Zionist organization,
in the League, Evelyn Sislin, '41,
president, announced yesterday.
Entitled "Our Promised Land", the
film portrays , the Jewish national
homeland in the beauty of its natural
colors and depicts a story of the
heroic menm and women who first
built and then defended their coun-
try against assault and attack from
all sides.
Tickets priced at twenty-five cents
will be on sale at the League desk,
Lane Hall, or they may be obtained
from Avukah members.
Tf E SHORTEST DISTANCE
TWE TWO OITw osS IS

Problems Of East
Will Be Discussed
Froblems of the Near East will be
discussed by Mrs. Howell Taylor at
3 p.m. tonight in the Amphitheatre
of the Rackham Building when she
,peaks on "The Second World War
from the Dardanelles to Suez."
Ismail Khalidi, Gr-ad., president of
Al-Thagafa, Arabidn culture ociety
sponsoring the lecture, has announced
that the meeting is open to the pub-
lic and that a discussion about the
war will be lead by Mrs. Taylor after
her talk is over. This is the first of a
series of lectures on current topics,
Wvhich Al-Thaqafa is planning to
sponsor.
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The wrecked French destroyer, 1'Audacieux, is shown as it lay beached after the
the British bombarded the west Africanport in September. This picture was made by
the cruiser Georges Leygues at Dakar.

battle of Dakar, when
a French sailor aboard

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Phi Kappa Phi
To Initiate 60
HereToday
(Continued from Page 3)
Cheyenne, Wyo.; Elizabeth J. Karsh-
ner of Ann Arbor; Barbara J. Fisher
of Traverse City, and Constantine
N. Bozion of Flint conclude the Lit-
lerary College group.
College of Engineering seniors are
Earl Schaefer of Spring Lake; Allen
Fletcher Gilliard of Buffalo, N. Y.;
Hervert L. Misch of Port Clinton,
Ohio; Carl J. Oxford of Detroit; Eu-
gene H. Beach of Milford, and Car-
ling Havermans of Muskegon.
The rest are Abraham Hurlich of
Everett, Mass.; Harold I. Johnson of
Joliet, Ill.; Frank W. Kennon of
Monroe, Wash.; Robert R. Peterson
of Ypsilanti; George W. Weesner of
Nashville. Tenn., and Herbert D.
Hamilton of Ann Arbor.
Representatives from the School
of Medicine are Sidney S. Sobin,
B.S., M.A.: Ph.D., of Detroit; Har-
ford W. Friedman, A.B., of Bay City;
Charles R. Lowe of Boise, Idaho;
Myron Fink, B.S., of Toledo, Ohio.
Gordon L. Watts of Portland, Ore.;
William F. Carbine, B.S., M.S., of
Salt Lake City, Utah; and Walter
Cofnuk of Utica, N.Y. are from the
School of Forestry while Ann D.
Wills of Niagara Falls, N.Y. and
Stanley B. Fleischaker of Louisville,
Ky., are from the College of Archi-
tecture.
School of Pharmacy initiates are
William L. Austin of Perth Amboy,
N.Y., and Marjorie A. Kern of Cleve-
land Heights, Ohio, and School of
Education students are Thelma V.
Gresham of Zebulon, Ga., and Earl
A. Radley of E' Norwalk, Conn.
Other seniors who were elected
are Charles K. Wellington of Ann
Arbor from the School of Music and
Kenneth R. Gibson, Jr., A.B., of De-
troit from the School of Denistry.
Be A Goodfellow
American Art Work
To Be Shown Here
Featuring exhibits of abstract pho-
tography and a survey of American
drawings, an exhibition sponsored by
the Ann Arbor Art Association is now
open to the public in Alumni Memor-
ial Hall, it was announced yesterday.
The photography exhibits were
supplied by the Museum of Modern
Art in New York, and include about
30 photographs by well-known Amer-
ican photographers.
The display will be run until Dec.
23, and may be viewed Monday
through Friday from 2 to 5 p.m.

By CHESTER BRADLEA
"President Roosevelt's ass
of aid to Greece may be con
another instance of the Adm
tion's readiness to utilize the
cial and other economic resou
the United States in opposi
Axis powers," Prof. Howard M
mann of the history departme
in an interview yesterday.
"The President's message tc
George II of Greece stated it
'the settled policy of the
States Government to extend
those governments and peopl
defend themselves againsta
sion'," Prof. Ehrmann said.
Further evidence of this poli
be seen, acording to Professo
mann, in the conversations1
toward the granting of loan
credits to Great Britain, the
000,000 credit advanced to Chi
$50,000,000 loan, to Argentinat
her stabilize her currency, a
question of a proposed cr
Franco's government in ordert
Spain non-belligerent. Inr
available these sums, the Adm
tion has so far used the Expo
port Bank and the Treasury'
bilizing Fund.
Professor Ehrmann pointe
that the character and extent
aid to Greece would be hamp
several difficulties: the prior n
our own defense program an

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