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October 12, 1941 - Image 8

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The Michigan Daily, 1941-10-12

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University Glider Organization
Sets Records* In Elmira Meet
The University of Michigan Glider 73 pilots operating 30 gliders at the
Club will resume its powerless flight me h lbwsaadd50fe
operations this week for the 15th meet the club was awarded 500 feet
y ar after taking top honors in'events of special tow rope.
ir the annual National Scaring Con- When the club resumes activities
test held June 28 to July 13 in El- this year it numbers three commer-
mira, New York. cial pilots of the 60 in the country
Soaring to 5,650 feet above the among its instructors. Two of the'
point of release in less than 16 min-
utes, Ross Stevens, '42E, set the meet three have completed the duration
record for the highest altitude reached of five hours and the altitude of 5,000
by a pilto with a C license. The feet toward their silver C license.
Franklin utility owned by the Glider They lack only the distance leg of
Club reached this altitude faster than 32 miles.
a Cub power plane. Among the former members of the
Stevens received his commercial Michigan Club who participated in
license after a flight of two miles the meet were L. D. Montgomery and
above 3,500 feet. July28 he flew the Robert Eikenberry. '
IUniversityr craft- for 12 miles main- Thpatcaioinhemews1
taming an average altitude of 3,200 The participation in the meet was
feet. Atere m e o , the finale of the spring practice held
t. After, the meet he also made at Elmira during spring vacation.
a flight of five and a hal miles in Murray Tifft, '43E, Rhodes Copi-
the club Franklin.,thr,'2,GiAdm,4EJn
Frederick Tietzel, '43E, made fiights thorn, '42, Ga Aedat, e 4E, John
above 2,500 fet lasting for two and Taff, '43, Fre Tietel, '4Ernan
a half 'hoqlrs. Taylor, '42E, Don Knebel, '44E. Jeff'
E u rs' with.omem e Marshall, '44E, and Ross Stevens par-
Equio6ped with homemade instru- tici alld
ments constructed by the club they The Glider Club will hold its or-
succeeded in making five of the 79 ide Cu will hli. or-
duration records, 4 of 67 altitude, and ganization meeting at 7:30 p.m. Wed-
one of the 59 distance marks set. nesday in Room 302 of the Union.
} ~Students of all schools are eligible, to
As a result of the competition with belong and everyone interested is
urged to attend the meeting. Flight
$100,000 Plastic Oar schedules are to start immediately,
Stevens, the president of the club
To Be Dsplayed Here announced. -
A leading attraction at the Golden e
Gate International Exposition, the Rent Problem

Avukah To Hold


Celebration Will Feature
Ancient Religious Rites
Featuring Palistinean singing and
dancing, Avukah, the American Stu-
dents Zionist Organization will hold
its" annual party in celebration of
Succoth, the Hebrew Feast of Tab-
ernacles at 8 p.m. today in Hillel
Following its program of fostering
alistinean culture, Avukah observes
this annual holiday with a traditional
celebration dating back thousands of
years to Hebrew feasts held at har-
vest time.
In cluded in Avukah's local pro-
gram is a Sunday school for town
children, and annual drive& for the
Jewish National Fund for Palestine
and active participation in anti-fas-
cist activity.
Acting temporarily as president,
Gerald Davidson, '43, heads the local
Mrs. Grace Jones
Is Named Hostess
For Fort Custer
The appointment of Mrs. Grace
Claudia Jones, of 609 North Fif$h
Avenue, as senior Negro hostess for
the Negro Service Club at Fort Cus-
ter was announced yesterday by Ma-
jor Gen. Joseph M. Cummins, com-
manding general of the Sixth Corps
Mrs. Jones, a native of New Or-
leans, rdceived her bachelor's degree
in psychology from the University,
and has worked as laboratory assist-
ant in the psychology department.
Mrs. Jones, assisted by the junior
hostess, Mrs. Carrie Lee McLain of
Chicago, will preside at the Service
Club just completed at the fort for
troops of the Post Casual Detach-
ment, Company D . of the Recruit
Reception Center, the 48th Quarter-
master Regiment, the 7?'th and 94th
Engineer Battalions, and the 184th
Field Artillery Battalion.
(Continued from Page 4)

Is Solved, Says
Married Group
(Continued from Page 1)
and Guy Orcutt joined forces with
alumni Wilbur Walworth, William
Rhon, Gilbert Anderson and Walter
MacPeek and brought, bus-driver
Glen Thompson in on-the plan. They
bought their own building materials
-trowels, wheelbarrow, cement, lime,
picks, concrete'mixer, power-saw and
shovels-rolled up their sleeves and
pitched in to cooperate.
Even their wives helped.
They were successful because they
combined special aptitudes. Guy Or-
cutt was appointed labor coordinator,
Don Lauer was the purchasing agent
and Williai Morse filled in as car-
penter. They apportioned their hours,
helping each other whenever they
As far as legal backgrounds were.
concerned all were green. But, with
the cooperation of the Ann Arbor
city council, they managed to obtain
right-of-way on the street of - en-
trance. Except for the plumbing,!they
did all the construction work them-.
Each house is different. Each has
a large living room, kitchen, bath
and either two bedrooms or a bed-
room and a utility room.
They've called their "settlement"
Penneraft Court, the idea originating
from one of the Quaker work camps
in Pennisylvana. It's only a mile and
a half from campus, just outside the
city limits.
The community is open to visitors
Switzerland is only about three-
fourths self-sufficient in foodstuffs.

Engine School
Plans Classes
For Defense
Offering courses in four Michigan
cities, the Engineering, Science, and
ManagementDefense Training Pro-
gram tomorrow begins engineering
defense classes under the direction of
the University Extension Service.
Sponsored by the United States
Office of Education and set up by
the College of . Engineering, the
classes are designed to provide short
courses ofcollege grade which will
help to fill the shortage of skilled
men in various technical fields.
Classes will be taught in 23 sub-'
jects, all of which are provided to of-
fer specific training for specific needs
in the defense program. The first of
the three eight-week series to be held
during 1941-42 will be given in Ann
Arbor, Jackson, Wvyne and the De-
Dean Ivan C. Crawford of the Col-
lege of Engineering is in charge of
that school's contribution, while E.
J. Soop of the University Extension
Service has handled the organiza-
tional aspect's of the program.
This is a continuation of the last
year's series which proved so suc-
cessful, and the class wlch led in
enrollment last year, Pro Walter E.
Lay's course in Aircraft Power
Plants, is being repeated.
Among the other courses to be
offered are Concrete Mixtures, Air
Sanitation in Industry, Sewage
Treatment, Metallurgy of Important
Inddstrial Metals and Elementary
Electrical Engineering
Music Coeds
To Perform
For Audion
(Continued from Page 1)
will be made in Detroit that evening
and the members of the all-girl or-
chestra will choose Michigan's en-
trant after hearing the recordings.
In line for one of the $1,000 prizes,
Michigan's entrant will fly to New
York next month to appear on the
coast-to-coast Hour of Charm show_
of November 16.
Aside from gaining personal fame
and fortune the winner will take back
to her niversity, in her name, a
$4,000 scholarshipbfor needy musical
students. Ann Arbor's representative
will ring against girl irom nine other
Philip Gelber Elected
To Head Cooperative
Philip Gelber, '42E, was named
president of the Robert Owen Co-
operative House in an election of
house officers yesterday.
Other house officers for the com-
ing year will include Waldemere Bej-
nar, '43, house manager; Joseph'Kop-
,hik, '42, steward-purchasing agent;
Sam Megantz, '44, assistant steward;
Raymond Buntaine, '42, secretary-
accountant; Alex Yoma;i, '42F,
;reasurer; Julian Griggs, Grad., per-
onnel charman; Robert Dnahue,
44, social chairman; Julian Griggs,
Grad, education chairman.

The world's greatest billiard player
will, perform at 8 p.m. tomorrow in
the Michigan Union billiard room.
He is Willie Hoppe, current three-
cushion champion and conceded to be
the greatest all-around billiard play-
er of all time. For forty years his
name has been synonymous with
championship billiards. He has held
every recognised titled in the green
table sport.
Hoppe comes as a billiard mission-
ary, Union Manager Kuenzel says,
Sto .show that billiards is an easy
game to learn and play and that
with reasonable attention to funda-
mentals and application, anyone can
become a fair player.
He will lepture onfundamentals as
he drives balls around the table. H
will show his skill in straight-rail,

balkline, cushion caroms and three-
cushion and will finish with a dem-
onstration of the trick shots which
have made him famous.
"Wonder Boy" Hoppe has been a
champion billiardist sincethe turn
of the century, but he achieved his
greatest fame in 1940 when he won
twenty consecutive ganes in the
world's three - cushion tournment,
turning back the greatest stars in the
game. He retained his title in 1941.
Hoppe's tour is sponsored by the
Billiardist Association of America, the
Association of College Unions and has
the approval of army and navy offi-
cials. He will appear at colleges and
army and navy training posts
throughout the country.
A deposit of bauxite is reported to
have been recently discovered on the
Isle of Pines, Cuba.

Special 1
Regularly $5.00. For this week only. $4.00
Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday-
rr"You'Il enjoy our complete service"

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Dean of Women. Subject
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will be here

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a.m. Church School. Classe' for all
age groups.
10:45 a.m. Morning Worship. "The
Conquest of Fear," sermon by Dr. W.
P. Lemon.
10:45 a.m. Nursery during morning
4:00 p.m. Tuxis Society; high
school group.
6:00 p.m. Westminster Student
Guild, supper and fellowship hour at
6:00 p.m. with meeting at 7:00 p.m
The general topic for the semester
is "Personal Religious Living." All
newcomers are cordially invited.
6:00 p.m. Sunday Evening Club.
Steak roast at the Council Ring
Please phone Phyllis Booth, 4087, for






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