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TUESDAY.

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Knox Reviews Navy Day Parade

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This replica of a U.& Navy destroyer was the stand from which
Secretary of the Navy Frank Knox, upper right, reviewed the nation's
'outstanding Navy Day parade, at Detroit yesterday. As he mounted
the stand, a 19-gun salute was fired from a cannon in front of the De-
troit City Hall, where Knox later spoke. Upper left, is shown the offi-
cial flag of the Secretary of the Navy.
Thirteen Diamond Bride Hand;
'Tairn So, Prof. Carer imS

Engine School
Petitions Due
By Tomorrow
Election Lists For Offices
Must Contain 25 Names;
Seniors To Vote Friday
Engineering seniors and freshmen
wishing to run in the coming class
officer elections must have their pe-
titions in at the Dean's office, 255
West Engineering Building, by noon
tomorrow.
It was previously announced that
petitions would be due today, but the
election committee yesterday decided
to extend the dealine.
All petitions submitted should con-
tain at least 25 signatures from the
applicant's class as well as state what
the applicant'feels to be his qualifi-
cations for office.
Election of a senior class president,
vice-president, secretary, treasurer
and engineering council representa-
tive will be, held Friday, election
chairman Verne C. Kennedy, '42E,
has announced, while freshmen will
elect two Engineering Council rep-
resentatives Wednesday, Nov. 5.
Senior class petitions should indi-
cate which position is sought. The
candidate running second in the pres-
idential election will automatically
become vice-president of the class.
Senior candidates will be announ-
ced in Friday morning's Daily. Serv-
in with Kennedy on the election com-
mittee are David Wehmeyer, '44E,
Don West, '43E, and John Burnham,
'42E.

OII,;4iV141. lvpui2:v1 tl 110we-Byae'PAUL KEENAN
fare of students when they are away B PA r KEENAN
from the campus Who said thirteen is unlucky?
Permission slips will be given to Sunday, Bill Early, '45 and his room
women students upon receipt of the mate Ed Morley, '45, were in a bridge
letters and these must be turned game at Betsy Barbour when Bill
over to the house heads in each case. shoke ehsyart n u sed his
shocked his partner and disgusted his
Concert To Be Presented opponents, Joan List, '45, and Pat
Summers, '45, by bidding a grand
By UniversityOrchestr
Oc sr slam and making it very easily-he
Presenting the opening concert of had 13 diamonds!
the 1941-42 series, Prof. Thor John- But Prof. Harry C. Carver of the
son and the University Symphony mathematics depar ment is skeptical
Orchestra will be heard at 4:15 p.m. -completely ,so. In fact he offered
Sunday in Hill Auditorium. some astounding figures to prove that
Featured works will be the Sym- it wasn't done. After a few minutes
phony No. 1 in E minor ("Nordic") of deliberation he released for publi-
by Howard Hanson and Haydn's cation this gem of information:
Symphony No. 22 in E-flat major, The possibility of a person getting
also called ''The Philosopher;' sym- a perfect suit in a bridge hand are but
phony. one in 158,753,389,900, assuming of
course that the cards are shuffled
Nearly 50 per cent of families with perfectly.
children in college have incomes of In other words, if 15,000 students
less than $3,000 a year. played sixty hands of bridge a day
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(some do) every day of the year for'
480 years. someone might eventually
turn up with a one-suit hand.
If Christopher Columbus had be-
gun playing in his earlier years at
the above rate, he would be due for
a perfedt hand any day now. And
to get a perfect hand in a particular
suit would require 1920 years.
However, Professor Carver said
that perfect shuffling is a rarity, and
at the above rate of play with the
imperfect way that most people shuf-
fle, a one-suit hand would take ap-
proximately 2000 years to turn up.
Thus Julius Caesar would be expect-
ing something good within a few
years--if he hadn't been assassinated.
Professor Carver admits that he l
once saw a perfect hand turn up, but
only because he switched decks.
Ne gro Liberal
To Talk Today
Youth Leader To Lecture
To Karl Marx Society
Henry Winston, outstanding na-
tional negro youth leader, will speak
on "One War, One Enemy, One Issue,"1
at 8 p.m. today in Room D, Haven
Hall.
Winston, who has attained fame
as a champion -of Negro rights, be-
came known through his work early
in the campaign to free the Scotts-
bo'ro boys. a
In the lecture, to be sponsored by
the Karl Marx Society, Winston will
draw his material from his family
background of Mississippi slave life,
and from his nummerous campaigns
for the maintenance of civil liberties.
In addition to his activities on be-
half of the American negro, Winston
has become administrative secretary
of the Young Communist League. He
is author of many popular pamphlets,
the most famous of which is, "The
Scourge of Jim Crowism."

It took the Class of '45 to break the
time-worn coed habit of keeping
dates waiting, so the story goes . .
One of the newer male residents on
campus, chafing at his date's extreme
tardiness in presenting herself to be
admired on the ground floor of one
of the dorms, took matters into his
own hands the other night, hopped
into an elevator and went up to the
fourth floor to investigate.
He singled out the room of inter-
est, marched in without so much as
knocking and was greeted with a
shriek that resounded through the
corridor: "What-Are-You-Doing-In-
Here?" Came the answer from the
intruder, "Well. I rang and I rang
and I rang for you, but you didn't
come down. So I just came up to see
what the trouble was!"
Moral of the story: Never keep
your date waiting-too long.
Michigan students drowned out
their sorrows in drink after the team
lost a close one to the Gophers Sat-
urday . . . The West Quad held its
usual Coffee Hour and the usual
crowd attended. Pourers were Mrs.
C. L. Washburne, Mrs. W. Earl Brit-
ton, Mrs. Jack Stibbs and Mrs. An-
drew Green.
Stockwell, Adelia Cheever and
Alumnae Houses entertained home-
comers after the same game ,Satur-
day with cider and donuts. Helen
Newberry varied the procedure by
offering music to soothe the Michi-
gan sole . . . It was a tea dance that
done it.
The East Quad ROTC students
will be hosts to the campus officers
at a dinner tomorrow in the West
Dining Room of the Quad. Guests
will be Col. Brannan, Col. and Mrs.
Egger, Col. and Mrs. Riley. Major
and Mrs. Renner, Capt. and Mrs.
Vollrath, Capt. and Mrs. Houston,
Capt. and Mrs. Bulmer, Lt. and Mrs.
Kolb, Lt. and Mrs. Peterson and Lt.
Lohla. This is a carry-on from last
year.
Stockwell is having a hard time
filling the demands of West Quad
men. Only 90 girls were supposed
SDD Seeks Repeal
Of Neutrality Act
The local chapter of the Student
Defenders of Democracy will, start-
ing Thursday, distribute petitions
among the student body of 'the uni-
versity, requesting the repeal of the
Neutrality Act on the grounds that
it is a hindrance to national defense
and to our program of extending al]
aid to the nations fighting Hitler.
Initiating the drive, to belater par-
ticipated in by other interested stu-
dent groups, the SDD on Thursday
will set up a table in front of the
General Library, where volunteer
workers will solicit signatures anc
distribute petitions. Hale Champion
'44, publicity director of the SDD, has
issued a call to all students who are
interested in aiding the SDD in this
petition drive.

Here Is Today's
in Summary

Pr of.

to participate in the exchange din-
ner to be held tomorrow with Mich-
igan-Chicago houses . . . But seventy
Stockwell-eager men signed up at
Chicago House in the first hour af-
ter the list was up, leaving only
twenty for poor Michiganders in
Michigan House. Solution: the quota
will have to be increased. (Guess
what Girls' dorm is popular on cam-
pus?)
Open letter to all readers: The
writers of this colyum herewith indi-
cate our desire to have the Daily
mailbox filled with interesting tid-
bits, comments (constructive or de-
structive) and letters in general from
the journalistically-inclined follow-
ers of News of the Dorms. These will
receive double deliberation (collec-
tive) and the best will see printers'
ink on the pages of The Daily.
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News

Band To Present
VarsityProgram
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gested by the audience as well as
playing some of his own piano com-
positions.
Officially concluding the band's
formations contest started last week.
the winner will then be announced
and awarded the cash prize of ten
dollars.
Concluding the program will be
"The Victors" and "The Yellow and
the Blue." played by the band and
sung by the audience. Announcer. for
the evening will be Ernest Jones,
'38BAd. former student manager of
the band.

Zi mr a j

To* Give Illustrated
Lecture Here Today
The weird wonders of the animal
world of Southeastern Polynesia will
be revealed in a University Lecture
by Prof. Elwood Zimmerman of the
University of Hawaii at 4:15 p.m. to-
day in the Rackham Lecture Hall.
The lecture, sponsored by the Mu-
seum of Zoology and open to the
general public, will be illustrated with
colored slides of animal life in Poly-
nesia. Professor Zimmerman's talk
is titled "A Scientist's Expedition in
Southeastern Polynesia."
Recognized as one of the outstand-
ing authorities on animal distribution
in the Pacific Islands, Professor Zim-
merman is etymologist at the Bishop
Museum, Hawaii.
He has been in this country since
May studying exhibits on zoogeog-
raphy in university museums.
Lawyers May Subscribe
To 'Law Review' Today
Subscriptions to the eight issues
of volume 40 of the "Michigan Law
Review" may be obtained today and
tomorrow at a special table on the
main floor of Hutchins Hall at the
special rate of $2 instead of the
usual price of $3.
The "Law Review," a legal periodi-
cal published monthly November to
June inclusive under the auspices of
the Law School, is composed of lead-
ing articles, comments and decision
notes.

Opening the city's annual Com-
munity Fund campaign, more than
400 workers started their canvass of
the city's stores, offices, -and homes
to raise the local quota of $59,434.
Wolverines weren't the only ones
who lost something at Saturday's
game. Eight thefts were reported
from parked cars near the stadium,
and four, other robberies were re-
ported throughout the city.
The stolen property was valued
at more than $700, and although
seven Detroit men have been arres-
ted by the police, the majority of
the property has not been recovered.
The second annual "Get-Acquain-
ted" dinner sponsored by the Ann
Arbor Parent-Teachers Association
will be held at 6:15 p.m. today in the
Slauson school.
Fifty reservations have been made,
and the program will include a skit
by high school students, an address
by Ward Edwards, PTA Council pres-
ident, announcement of the program
for. the year and introduction of
members.
Turks To Hear Ruthven
Commemorating the 18th anniver-
sary of the founding of the Turkish
republic, President Ruthven willj
speak at the Turkish Society's dinner
at 6:30 p.m. tomorrow in the Union.

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afternoon, between Jordan Hall
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