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Contest To Feature Pet Ideas
Of Grandstand Drillmasters
Unlike grandstand quarterbacks, piece Concert Band, under the direc-
grandstand drillmasters will have tion of Prof. William D. Revelli. will
Sample Textiles, Indian Pottery,
Balinese Sketches AireDisplayed
ample opportunity to have their pet
ideas put into practice through the
medium of a contest to get ideas for
formations for the Ohio State foot-
ball game, currently sponsored by
the University Marching Band.
Run in connection with Varsity
Night, annual band show to be pre-
sented Tuesday, the contest is open
to all students on campus except
band members. Entry boxes have
been placed at the Union, League,
Library and in Angell Hall.
Single formations are not wanted,
Stuart Parki'42,nstudent manager
of the band, pointed out, but all en-
tries should consist of five or six
formations centered on a definite
theme. It isn't necessary to sulbmit
"worked-out" maneuvers, as a writ-
ten description or a rough sketch
will be satisfactory.
Judges for the contest, which will
Close at 6 p.m. Monday, will be mem-
bers of the band formations commit-
tee, and a ten-dollar cash prize will
be awarded the winner at the Varsity
Other attractions for the band's
yearly performance will be the ap-
Pearance of guest conductor Morton
Gould as a concert pianist as well,
improvising on themes suggested by
the, audience in addition to playing
some,.of his own compositions.
Returning because' of popular de-
mand, the "Stump Me If You Can"
quiz feature of last year's show will
again present Prof. John L. Brumm
of the journalism department in the
role of interlocutpr.
Pondering Professor Brumm's ques-
tions will be Gould, Bob Westfall, '42,
football captain, Patricia Hadley,
'42, Panhellenic president, and Wallie
Weber, freshman football coach.
Making its first formal appearance
of the semester, the University's 100-
Slavic Society Will Offer
Initiating the first of a series of
lectures given by the Slavic Society,
Prof. Prestonr W. Slosson of the his-
tory department will speak on "The
Future of the Western Slavs" at 8
p.m. Tuesday in the Rackham Am-
Following the discussion there will
be an informal reception in the West
Conference Room 'of the Rackham
Building for those who are interested
in the activtiees of the Slavic Society.
Realizing the need for unity which
is sadly lacking in Europe, a group
of students organized the society
three years ago. It is the first organ-
ization of its kind in American uni-
versities whIh includes' all Slavic
present the remainder of the pro-
Currently on sale at the Union,
League and Wahr's Bookstore, tickets
for the performance may also be ob-
tained from any member of the Con-
cert or Marching Band, Park an-
At Lane Hall
Currently on display in the first ings, and to illustrate the new teach-
floor lobby of the Architecture Build- ing materials which the decorating
ing are several sketches and water department now has for the first
color drawings of Bali. together with tinme.
a Suthwestern Indian pottery col- "Prior to this time," said Professor
lection and several recently acquired Heller, "students of interior decora-
textiles belonging to the interior de-ting have had to imagine the feeling
sAin depatment of the College of color, and draping of materials from
hand-size samples but now they can
The Balinese sketches which were actually experiment and exploit their
drawn by Jane Foster, a designer and ideas with these newly acquired fab-
painter of New York City, "are a rics."
nearly perfect expression of the feel-
iugs and customs of the people she
drew." said Prof. Catherine Heller,'JYan
of the decorative design department
who secured them for display.
Also in the show cases are several k C alls Probae
'President Roosevelt said that the American merch ant vessel Lehigh (above) had been torpedoed just
north of the equator near the southern end of the bulge of Africa. The President blamed a Gernian U-boat
for the sinking.
Students interested in volunteer
social \work or the study of social
problems in the community should
attend the first meeting of the social
service seminar, sponsored by the
service department of the Student
Religious Association, at 7:30 p.m.
today in Lane Hall.
A report will be given by a group of
students who have just completed a
survey of social service agencies to
determine -the social problems and
need for volunteer workers in this
community. The seminar will decide
what problem it wishes to study. Stu-
dents will have the opportunity to
apply for volunteer work in the var-
ious agencies and institutions in and
around Ann' Arbor.
The "volunteer work includes such
activities 'as leadership of groups of
boys and girls of various ages and
types, receptionist at the University
Hospital to help incoming patients,
clerical work in agencies, laboratory
preparation at St. Joseph's Mercy
Hospital and work with the toy lend-
Possible subjects for study by the
seminar are problems of industrial de-
fense areas, the relief set-up and rec-
reational programs for high school
students. All students who are inter-
ested in the social service seminar
but who are unable to attend the
meeting should call Mrs. Patty Zan-
der during the afternoon at Lane
For Navy Day
Michigan's NROTC unit will do its
share in Monday's Navy Day cele-
bration, it was announced today by
Lt. R. E. Palmer, USN, assistant pro-
fessor of Naval Science and Tactics
and unit executive officer.
"Open house" will keynote the cele-
bration for the NROTC. All inter-
ested students, faculty members, and
townspeople are invited to inspect the
unit and see what it is doing to train
future officers of the Navy and the
A special issue of the "Pelorus,"
NROTC cadet publication, will coin-
memorate Navy Day. The importance
and significance of the day will be
the subject of the magazine's lead
A two-window display in a down-
town bank will round out the
NROTC's observance of the day. On
Tuesday Admiral Chester W. Ivimitz,
USN, will be in Ann Arbor to in-
spect the unit.
Oct. 27 is designated as Navy Day
because it was on Oct. 27, 1775, that
the Congress of the United States
made its first appropriation for the
building of a Navy.
Secretary of the Navy Knox will
speak in Detroit on Navy Day. His
address will be broadcast at 1:30 p.m.
Faculty dinners will fill most of the
social calendar in the women's dorms
Mosher will entertain 13 faculty
members and wives (if) at dinner
today. They are Prof. George Mey-I
er, Prof. and Mrs. M. E. McArtor,
Prof. and Mrs. K. G. Hance, Prof.
and Mrs. R. K. McAlpine, Prof.
Louise Cuyler, Prof. and Mrs. C. W.
Crannell, and Prof. and Mrs. C. E.
The guest list concludes with Prof.
and Mrs. O. G. Graf, Miss Ruth Kre-
mers, Mr. E. W. Mill, Prof. and Mrs.
Edmunds Haines, Mr. and Mrs. A. F.
Zandus and Prof. and Mrs. Woellhof.
Leanor Grossman, '43, music chair-
tnan, says there will be musical en-
tertainment in the living room after
Dinner guests at Stockwell to-
night will be Dr. and Mrs. Robe~rt
J. Parsons, Prof. andMrs. James
K. Pollack, Dr. and Mrs. Herman
H. Goldstein, Mr. and Mrs. Lester
E. Hewitt, Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth
Morgan, Prof. and Mrs. Palmer
Christian, Dr. and Mrs. Charles
Sink, Prof. and Mrs. Kenneth Rowe
and Prof. and Mrs. Rudolph Gjels-
Additional guests will be Mr. and
Mrs. Herbert Kenyon, Prof. and Mrs.
Aloysius Gaiss, Mr. and Mrs. Robert
Kuntz, Dr. Lila Miller, Prof. and
Mrs. Bennett Weaver, Mr. William
Merbab, Dr. and Mrs. Hirsch Hoot-
kins, and Prof. Laurie Campbell. The
dinner is informal.
Jordan guests, too, will take he
cake today. Academic counsellors
and their wives will be present, in ad-
dition to special guests, Assistant
Dean Erich A. Walter of the literary
school and Mrs. Walter.
These same freshmen were the
gals you saw marching out to an
exchange dinner on the arms of
men of Williams and Lloyd Houses
of the West Quad. These Quad
boys really get around ...
Jordan also started its language
tables this week. Mrs. Ruth Wendt,
language adviser of girls' dorms,
guided the German table, Helene Hal-
perin, Shirley Robin, '45, and Betty
Newman, '42, the French table and
two Puerto Rican students the (you
name it-o.k.) Spanish table.
Plans for the formation of a dormi-
tory and rooming house council for
the coordination and development
of Congress activities was announced
yesterday by Ivan Gilman, '44E,
chairman of Congress, Independent
Members of this prospective coun-
cil will be chosen from each of the
various men's dormitory houses and
from the largest rooming houses on
Is Due This Week
Material for the first issue of Per-
spectives, campus literary magazine,
must be handed in by the end of this
week, Jay McCormick, '42, editor, has
Variety of writings is strongly en-
couraged, as Perspectives prints all
types of work, in the fields of poetry,
fiction and non-fiction.' All students
are eligible to submit materials,
Contributions may be handedtto
members of the Perspectives staff or
laid in the drawer for this purpose
in the Perspectives desk in the Stu-
dent Publications Building.
The new council will be formed
with the election of representatives
to the Independent Men's Executive
Council in a general campus election
The work of this council will be
of organizational type in order to
knit together the interests and ac-
tivities of the independent sector of
the student body.
In order to give the independent
student a chance to gain information
on the many campus activities-the
personnel committee of Congress un-
der the leadership of Orval Johnson,'
'43, has made arrangements for lead-
ers of these activities to address the
committee on the functions of his
Burr French, '41E, managing editor
of the "Technic" will be the first of
the speakers to be included in this
list. He will explain the duties and
fork of the student vwho wishes to
go out for the engineering magazine:
As a result of these talks, personnel
committee chairmen will be able to
interview those who have indicated
interest in extra-curricular activities
in the Congress questionnaire cards
which were filled out on registration
day 4t Waterman Gym.
Dorm, Rooming House Council
Organized By Independent Men
pieces of Indian pottery of the South-
west which were personally collected
this last summer by Prof. Walter
Gores of the decorative design de-
partment and Dee Cole. This "low-
fire" pottery was seen by these two
merf while it was being fired in horse
manure which reduces the oxygen of
the material and turns the charac-
teristic red clay to an unusual black
As a third feature of the architec-
ture school's weekly display, Profes-
sor Heller has on display sample ma-
terials selected from 600 fabrics
( which have been acquired through
Elizabeth Green, a prominent decora-
tor of Dayton, Ohio. Professor Heller
pointed out that these display mater-
ials were selected both to blend with
the Indian pottery-and Balinese draw-
Head Is Drafted
FORT CUSTER. Oct. 22.-(Special
to The Daily)-William F. Grier, '39,
former president of the Student Sen-
ate, has been inducted into the Army
under the Selective Service Act and
is now at the Fort tuster Recruit Re-
ception Centel awaiting assignment.
Pvt.. Grier was with a Detroit ad-
vertising agency prior to his induc-
tion and he hopes to do public rela-
tions work in the military service.
At present he is assigned to Com-
pany C, Reception Center.,
LANSING, Oct. 22.-(A')-Governor
Van Wagoner, in a speech prepared
for delivery at the John, Augustus
centennial celebration here tonight,
described lack of juvenile and psy-
chiatric services as "definite flaws"
in Michigan's probation system.
The celebration was ordered by
legislative resolution and proclama-
tion of the Governor in tribute to
John Augustusi through whose ef-
forts the state of Massachusetts 100
years ago adopted what is generally
described as the world's first proba-
Van Wagoner's , prepared speech
asserted probate judges "have recog-
nized the need' for direct state serv-
ice in juvenile probation and parole.
"There are only minor differences
on the needed program," Van Wag-
oner said, "and many of our state
probate judges already operate ex-
cellent programs aimed at prevention
of delinquency and use of probation
services under wise policies. Our
need is for statewide coordination in
"Crime in a large measure is a psy-
chopathic problem," he said.. "It is
time we recognize this fact univer-
sally. Many psychopathic cases could
be successfully kept out of jail if
psychiatric treatment were a part of
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Will Be Showlt
The six winning plans of the es-
tate planning contest entered into
last spring by nine colleges including
Michigan are being shown on t he
third floor of the Architecture Build-
ing during this week.
These winners which are touring
the nine colleges includ9 first place
which was won by Alan 'Phillips, '42,
and third place which was won by
Francis W. Willsey, who graduated
from the School of Architecture in
Man To Address
Student sections of the Society of
Automotive Engineers and the Ameri-
can Society of Mechanical Engineers
will meet jointly at 7:30 p.m. today
in the Rackham Amphitheatre to
hear Clyde Payton, chief engineer for
a Detroit automobile company speak
on "Current Engineering Problems."
A sound film just released entitled
"Wright Builds for Air Supremacy"
will also be shown. This movie covers
the manufacture of the Whirlwind
and Cyclone airplane engines.
Preceding the meeting Payton will
meet the officers of both societies for
dinner at 6 p.m. in the Union. He is
a Michigan graduate and was one of
the speakers at the Engineering Ban-
quet last year.
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