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THE MICHIGAN DAILY

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Eminent Poet Eight Days In Wilds, She Still Smiles
Talms On Youth q....
Today At Hillel1

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OFFICIAL BULLETIN

W. H. Auden Will Discuss
Problem Of Adjustment
Caused By Changes
Introducing a topic of great inter-
est to youth, W. H. Auden, eminent
British poet, will discuss "Adjustment
of Youth in a Changing World" at
Hillel Foundation following regular
religious services at 7:45 p.m. today.
Eminently fitted to 'discuss his
topic, Mr. Auden's travels have taken
him to the focal points of social
change in the 1930's. Disobeying the
expressed wishes of the British gov-
eminent, he went to war-torn Spain
at the time of the revolution to drive
an ambulance for the Loyalist forces.
In 1938 he visited China battling
against the Japanese.
Included in Mr. Auden's many
works are "Poems," "Orators," "Dance
of Death," Letters from Iceland,"
written with Louis McNeice, "On This
Island," "The Ascent of the S-6" and
"Journey to a War," the latter writ-
ten in colloboration with Christopher
Ischerwood..
In 1937 Mr. Auden was presented
to King George VI by John M'ase-
field to receive the King's Gold Medal
for the best Ppoetry of the year.
Graduating from Christ's College,
Oxford in 1928, Mr. Auden taught
secondary rschools in .England. He
then accepted a position with the
New School For Social Research in
New York and is now teaching in
the University.
Welsh Miner
Of Labor, U.S.
(Continued from Page 1)
"for tie people of Britain, through
their mutual ties, will always be ap-
preciative of America's interest and
assistance."
As for the American defense ef-
fort, Jones feels that it compares
favorably with Britain's emergency
Work, "when we consider that one
nation has been at War for over two
years, the other at peace." During
the five weeks since his arrival in
the United States, Jones has been
through defense plants in the great
coal and steel areas of Pennsylvania
and the 'East.
Another difficulty faced by Amer-
ica, in jones' opinion, is the "grow-
ing pains" of its labor movement.
Compared with British trade union-
ism, he declared it to be in ,a youth-
ful stage.
Although many Americans believe
that British workers have -given up
the right to strike, Jones gave evi-
dence to. the contrary. "It is wrong
to assume," he said, "that our labor
has completely surrendered its trade
union rights, including the right to
strike."
"Therefore," he went on, "while
the workers of Britain regret stop-
pages of work which might delay
production of American war materi-
al, they do not presume to criticize
their fellow-workers of America, or
to flame them entirely for any stop-
pages which occur."
Unemployment caused by the time-
lag of defense production change-
overs cause dissatisfaction, he ad-
mitted, but such a situation calls for
the patience and understanding
which has developed in Britain after
two years of war.
Roger Williams Guild
To Give Novel Party
A party entitled "We've Got
Rhythm" and , sponsored by the
Roger Williams Guild will be held at

8 p.m. today at the Guild House at
503 E. Huron St.
The program of the evening, which
is open to all, will include various
types of folk dances; and refresh-
ments will be served.
The program was planned by Al-
wilda Kelly and will be, directed by
Mrs. Gail Orcutt. Mrs. Orcutt will
also teach those present the rudi-
ments of square and other folk
dances.

(Continued on Page 4) All those interested please make ap- Mr. Maurice Diamant. of France, will the Island tonight. The group will
- plication at the Aeronautical Engin- lead the discussion on "Present Con- leave the Wesley Foundation Lounge
the succeeding session when he ex- eering Department, Room B-47 E. ditions in Portugal." Advanced stu- I at 9:00 pm. Please make reserva-
pe-t. his degree. Engineering Building as soon as pos- dents in the French language as tions by calling 6881 by this noon.
C. S. Yoakum, Dean sible. well as those whose native tongue is Small charge for food. All Metho-
French are welcome to attend the ; dist students and their friends are
Faculty, College of Literature, Sci-j. To Deans, Directors, Department meetings of the Round-Table. cordially invited.
ence, and the Arts: Attendance re- Heads and Others Responsible for
port cards are being distributed Payrolls: Payrolls for the first sem- University of Michigan Women's * E"
through the departmental offices. In- ester are ready for approval. This Glee Club will hold tryouts today at
.structors are requested to report ab- should be done at the Business Office 4:00 p.m. in the Kalamazoo Room Economics Club: Professor O. W.
sences of sophomores, juniors, andi before October 16 if checks are to be of the Michigan League. Second Blackett of the School of Business
seniors to 1220 Angell Hal, on the issued on October 31. semester Freshmen, Sophomores, Administration will discuss "Execu-
buff cards which are now being dis-' Edna Geiger Miller, Juniors, Seniors and Graduate stu- tive Compensation" before the Club
tributed to departmental secretaries. Payroll Clerk dents are eligible. Will all those on Monday, October 13, at 8:00 p.m.
Green cards aie being provided for who are unable to come at this hour in the Rackham Amphitheater. Staff
reporting freshman absences. Ail Women students wishing to attend phone Marjorie Gould at 7380 after members and graduate students in
freshman attendance reports should the Northwestern-Michigan football 7:00 p.m. Economics and Business Administra-
be made on the green cards and sent game are required to register in the tion are cordially invited.
directly to the office of the Academ- Office of the Dean of Women. A: Ushering Committee of Theatre
is Counselors, 108 Mason Hall. letter of permission from parents Arts: Sign up for ushering for the Sunday Night Pictures at the In-
Please note especially the regu- must be in this office not later than Russian film, "Volga-Volga" today ternational Center: On Sunday eve-
lations concerning three-week ab- Wednesday, October 15. If the stu- and Saturday in the Undergraduate ning at 7:30 in the Ball Room of the
sences, and the time limits fordrop- dent does not go by train, special Office in the League. Ushers are Michigan Union Professor J. Raleigh
absences are printed on the attend- permission for another mode of travel needed for both Saturday and Sun- Nelson, director of the International
bn ust be included in the parent's let- day nights. Center. will present a pictorial re-
ance cards. They may also be found Ger. Graduate women are invited to view of last year's activities at the
on page 52 of the curre Announce-'register in this office Hillel Foundation: W. H. Auden, Center. The slides, many of them in
E. A. Walter, Assistant Dean A- noted Englishnpoeteathltuestnpro-hkloan
rId r c na ocn ietemicri Norticmr "rllcntsshke n

This is the first picture of Pamela Hollingworth, 5, made since she
was found alive and in what hospital attendants said was "reasonable
health" after eight days exposure in the mountain woods near Conway,
N. H. Here she smiles from her hospital bed.
Microfilms Of Great Classics
Are Preserved In Ann Arbor

Sunday Library Service: On all Notice to Freshmen: Make-up e
Sundays fron October to June, sex- aminations for the three tests r
cept during holiday periods, the quired of all entering freshmen w
Main Reading Room and the Periodi- be given as follows: *Reading test t
cal Room of the General Library are day at 3:00 p.m.; Psychological e
kept open fromn 2:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. amination today at 4:00 p.m.; Engli
Books from other parts of the examination on Monday, October1
building which are needed for Sun- at 3:00 p.m. All tests will be giv
day use will be made available in in the Lecture Hall of the Rackha
the Main Reading Room if request Building. These examinations ta
is made on Saturday to an assistant precedence over all other apoin
in the reading room where the books ments including class work. Bet
are usually shelved. time.
Warner G. Rice, Director

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By BILL BAKER
In evacuation centers in war-torn
England today a few hard-working
,ameramen are bending over special
cameras taking microfilms of the
great classics of English literature,
and sending the rolls of film to this
country to be preserved for posterity.
More than 1,000,000 pages of rare
English classics written before 1600
have been photographed and the rolls
sent across the Atlantic without loss
of a film.
Negatives of rare books are stored
in a 'small brick building here in Ann
Abor and negatives of rare manu-
scripts sent to the Library of Con-
gress in Washington.
Work Of Ann Arbor Man
The project is the work of a young
Ann Arbor photo-publisher, Eugene
B. Power, who since 1935 has devoted
his time to the development and
perfection of the microfilm process.
Power himself left Europe three
days before the declaration of war,
after beginning the tremendous task
of filming classics in continental li-
braries. Today the war has halted
that, but the job goes on in England
preserving for Americans the literary
classics of that country.
Two pages of a book are printed on,
each frame of film in the process,
with about 2700 pages recorded in,
each roll. A fast operator can print
30 pages per minute, according to
Power.
Microfilming dates back more than,
70 years to the Franco-Prussian War,
when microfilms were made of maps
and documents and sent into be-
sieged Paris by carrier pigeon.
Microfilming Rediscovered
When the war was over, the tech-
nique was lost until microfilming was
FoodOffered
At Low Price

rediscovered in this country 10 years
ago when a kodak company started
using microfilms op bank checks.
Robert Binkley of Western Reserve
took up the process as a possible
academic tool, and in 1935 the first
automatic book camera was per-
fected.
In Ann Arbor Eugene Power be-
came interested in the idea and wentI
to Washington to see the automaticj
camera. When he returned he builtj
another camera similar .to the orig-
inal, the, second to be built in this
country.
This camera was taken to England
when Power started filming rare
books and manuscripts for English
scholars, and is still in use there.
"Microfilming European classics is
a part of the theory that American
scholarship must take the lead in pre-
serving the world's learning." Power
explains. "If this is true, it is neces'-
sary to have copies of classics avail-
able in this country."
Prints Sent To Libraries
Prints are made from the negatives
apd sent te libraries which. order
them. In libraries special projection
machines make it possible to study
the films much as one would study
a book.
Funds for the task are being pro-
vided by the Rockefeller Foundation.
Power estimates that it costs from
two to three cents per page to produce
microfilms of books and manuscripts.
Power himself has developed
microfilming along another line, in
the filming of doctoral theses. At his
microfilming laboratory in Ann Ar-
bor he will take theses and make mi-
crofilm of them for much less than
it would cost to print them.
Briefs of the papers are then sent'
out in catalogue form to libraries,
which can order those they want.
This cuts down on over-printing of
doctoral theses. The University of
Michigan was the first university to
recognize microfilming as fulfilling
publication requirements for degrees.,
Films Preserve Classics
But right *now the main task of
the young Ann Arbor photo-publish-
er is to preserve the classics of Eng-
land for American scholars. ,
That he is doing so is shown by
this one incident. In England his
, photographers made microfilms of
many of the rare books found in the
GuildhallLibrary. A month later the
library was bombed, destroying the
only available copies of these books.
But they are preserved on microfilms
for scholars in this country.
Team To Hold Meeting
The ROTC rifle team will hold its
first meeting at 4 p.m. today at the
ROTC drill hall. It is expected that
four teams will be organized this year
and sweater awards will be given to
top marksmen.
Draft Secretary Drafted
Calling up of reserve officers
caught up with Harold D. Golds, sec-
retary of the city draft board, for
he will leave for active duty in the
navy next week.

Concentration Advisers: College of
L.S. and A.: Any adviser wishing to
have courses outside the department
or division counted in the "C" aver-
age required in the field of concen-
tration 1ow tentative February seniors
should notify the Registrar's Office
by October 22.
Requests should be in writing giv-
ing the names of the individuals to be
affected and the specific courses out-
side the department to be counted.
Robert L. Williams,
Assistant Registrar
Latin-American Students: A Civil-
ian Pilot Training scholarship is
again being offered to Latin Ameri-
can citizens who are fully matricu-
lated students of the University of
Michigan. Applicants must be be-,
tween the ages of 19 and 26 and must
have at least Sophomore standing.
Gasoline CGut Stops
Motor Fuel Graft
At State Prison
LANSING, Oct. 9.-(P)-Gasoline
and oil allowances for privately-
owned automobiles at the State Prison
of southern Michigan, subjected to
recent criticism by Budget Director
Leo J. Nowicki, have been stopped, it
was disclosed today by Garrett Heyns,
state corrections director.
Nowicki complained that more
than 5,000 gallons of gasoline were
given to eight officials of the prison
since January 1, and criticized other
operating practices at the prison gar-
age.
Heyns wrote Nowicki that records
dating back to 1935 disclosed private
cars had been supplied gasoline at
the prison.:
"It appears that in the course of
time a gas and oil allowance came to
be regarded as one of prerequisites of
certain positions. The practice is,
in certain cases, tangled up with
maintenance allowances.
"Nonetheless, in many cases there
appears no justification in fact for
such allowances. In others it should
have been made proportional to the
extent of actual necessary use in
state service."
Heyns said the warden had taken
steps to control gasoline consumption
several weeks ago.

Make-up Final Examinations in
Economics 51 and 52 will be given
Thursday, )ctober 16, at 3:00 p.m.
in room 207 Ec. Bldg. All students
appearing for these examinations
must have received permission from
their instructor.
Preliminairy Ph.D. Examinations in
Economics will be held the week of
November 3. Students qualified to
write these examinations wishing to
do so at this time should leave their
names in the Department office as
soon as convenient.
I. L. Sharfman
German Make-up examinations:
All students intending to take make-
ups this semester must report in 204
U.H. sometime this week for consul-
tation.
Concerts
Grace Moore Concert Program:
Grace Moore, assisted by, Isaac van-
Grove, Pianist, will give a program
of compositions by Sullivan, Quilter,
Buzzi-Peccia, Duparc, Bizet, Arensky,
Tschaikowsky, deFalla, George Clut-
sam, Carpenter, and Puccini, at the
Choral Union concert Wednesday
evening, October 22, at 8:30 o'clock in
Hill Auditorium.
Choral Union Concert Tickets: A
limited number, of tickets are still
available for the Choral Union con-
certs as follows:
Season tickets (including tax):
$13.20, $11.00 and $8.80; individual
concerts: $2.75, $2.20 and $1.65.
Tickets may be secured at the office
of the University Musical Society in
Burton Memorial Tower.
Charles A. Sink, President
Lectures
Maurice Evans recital tickets on
sale today at the box office, Hill
Auditorium. Mr. Evans, distinguished
Shakespearean actor, opens the Ora-
torical Association Lecture Course to-
ni~ht with a dramatic recital "Shake-
speare in the News. Season tickets
for the comnplete course of eight out-
standing attractions are still avail-
able. Box office hours are from 10:00
a.m. to 8S:15 p.m. tomorrow.
Events Today
TheFrench Round-Table will meet
at-8:00 tonight in Professor Nelson's
Office in the International Center.

Campus
Rates

Co-ops' Board
Stay Moderate

Low-cost eating facilities are now
available to the campus at large
despite the steady rise in food prices,
according to Owen Schwam, '43,
chairmafi of the Inter-Cooperative.
Council Personnel Committee.
Vacancies for board still exist in
some of the Michigan campus coop-
eratives, at prices ranging from $1.25
to four dollars per week. Men stu-
dents interested in eating at one of
the co-ops are requested to telephone
Schwam at 2-2143, and lwomen
should call 2-4914 as soon as possible.
There are stil several rooming va-
cancies in the men's cooperatives.
Those interested should call Schwam.
Prof. Youtie Will Speak
Prof. Herbert C. Youtie will address
the Philological Colloquium of the
University of Pittsburgh today, and
tomorrow will give a lecture before
the Classical Section of the Western
Pennsylvania Education Association.

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