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THE MICHIGAN DAILY

PAGETHE

South American Authority,
Hubert Herring Will Give
University Lecture Here

A Horse By Any Other Name Is Still A Horse

Talk On Hittite Civilization
By Garstang Wednesday
Will Continue Series
Chalf ant Robinson
Will SpeakNov. 27
Hubert Herring, who believes that
every citizen of this country shouldj
become thoroughly acquainted with
the nations South of the Rio, will de-
liver a University Lecture on "Latin'
America, Germany and the United'
States" on Monday, Nov. 24, in the1
Rackham Amphitheatre.
Author of the recent book on Latin
America, "Good Neighbors," Mr. Her-
ring has spent many years studying
those neighbors.
He has known presidents and peas-
ants; he has attended eight Pan
American conferences; last year he
spent eight months in Brazil, Argen-
tine and Chile; during the past sum-
mer he flew around South America,
interviewing the leaders in all the
capitals-all these, coupled with a
background of many journeys for
study in Europe, have enabled him
to interpret Latin America in light
of the present world crisis.
Other books he has written include
"Renascent Mexico," "Aid So to
War" and "Neilson of Smith."
The Iecture will be open to the
public.

Illini-Michigan
Game Pictures
Will Be Shown
Michigan students will be afforded
an oportunity to see full-length mo-
tion pictures of the Michigan-Illinois
game at 7:30 p.m. today in the ball-
room of the Michigan Union.
Approximately 450 non-reserved
seats will be installed in the ballroom.
As the show will begin "on-time" stu-
dents are advised to come early to
obtain seats. A capacity crowd has
viewed the other Sunday night foot-
ball movies.
T. Hawley Tapping, general secre-
tary of the Alumni Association, will
provide the running commentary on
the pictures. Regular announcer Bob
Morgan is in New York City covering
the Columbia game.
The movies are the official proper-
ty of the Athletic Department and
are the ones used for training revue
by the Varsity team.
The Union sponsors each Sunday
after the Wolverines football games
movies of the games on the Saturday
before. The feature has proven to be

Auctioneer Roy M. Johnston of Belton, Mo., rapped his gavel as he sold a harness horse named Adolf
Hitler (foreground) for $55 at a Chicago stock yards auction. Harry A. Primer, of Peoria, Ill., former owner,
holds the eight-year-old gelding. His name will be' changed to Winston Churchill and he will go to an army
cavalry unit, his now owner, Raymond tairstow, said.

one of the most popular
fered by the Union.

features of-,

;rstanig To lecture

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One of Great Britain's outstand-
ing athaeologists, Prof. John Gar-
stang, will deliver an illustrated Uni-
versity Lecture on "Hittite Civiliza-
tion" at 3:15 p.m. Wednesday in the
Rackham Amphitheatre.
Professor Garstang is professor of
the theory and practice of archaeol-
ogy at the University of Liverpool.
At the present time he is visiting pro-
fessor at the Oriental Institute of the
University of Chicago.
He has conducted excavations in
Egypt, the Sudan, Palestine, Syria
and Asia Minor. The results of his
excavations have been published in
a nunmber of scientific articles and
monographs. Two of his Qutstanding
publications are "The Land of the
Hittites" and "The Hittite Empire.".
No stranger to Ann Arbor Profes-
sor Gartsang lectured on the Univer-
sity campus last year on problems of
Biblical history.
Curator To Appear
"Medieval Manuscripts" will be the
subject of an illustrated University
Lecture by Prof. Chalfant Rolunson
curator of Medieval manuscripts at
Princeton University, on Thursday,
Nov. 27, in the lecture room of the
W. K. Kellogg Foundation Institute.
Professor Robison has held his pres-
ent position at Pinceton since 1920.
Prior to that time he occuied chairs
of history at Mount Holyoke Col-
lege, Smith College and Yale.
He is the author of several works
on the field of Medieval History, in-
cluding "The Case of Louis XI of
France." He has specialized on
Medieval English manuscripts, and
edited The Great Roll of the Pipe
and the Memoranda Roll of the
King's Remambrancer.
O'Flaherty's 'Puritan'
Will Be Shown Here
Liam O'Flaherty has created an-
other picture, which in the opinion of
several critics, "is one of the most
powerful, one of the most challeng-
ing produced since the same author's
prize-winner, 'The Informer'."
"The Puritan," a French produc-
tion, will be shown at 8:15 p.m.
Thursday, Friday and Saturday in
the Lydia Medelssohn Theatre by the
Art Cinemha League. Tickets will go
on sale at 10 a.m. Wednesday in the
League box office.
The film, the source of a great deal
of controversy in Ireland and par-
ticularly in New York state, is a deep
psychological study of a man who
kills a woman, and an expression of
opposition to censorship imposed out-
side the law. Full of subtle and soul-
ful meanings, "The Puritan" is one of
the most provocative films ever to
be shown in Ann Arbor.
Nov. 23 - Charlie Chaplin in
The Tramp, The Police,
The Bank, A Wonlan.
S1 H - n
Jaa. 18 - Harvey Langdan in

Ping-Pong Tilt
Will Be Held
Champs To Show Talents
In ExhibitionMonday
Canadian-Anierican relations are
apt to become a bit strained over a
ping-pong table at 8 p.m. tomorrow
in the Union Ballroom.
Harry Cook, undefeated Canadian
national singles table tennis cham-
pion, will face Douglas Cartland,
Southern and Middle Atlantic States
titleholder, in an exhibition tabie ten-
nis match.
According to the' experts, Cart-
land has "the steadiest forehand
drive in the world," while Cook is "the
most spectacular player in the world
and one of the country's outstanding
exhibitionists.
Michigan. students will have an op-
portunity to watch a top-ranking'
offensive player, Cartland, attempt
'to back Cook, a defensive player, up'
against the wall.
After the main exhibition students
will be asked to challenge either
player with handicaps ranging from
10 to 15 points. Wayne Stille, '42,
all-campus table ,tennis champion
and Ted Pack, '44, will challenge the
experts.
As an added attraction, Mr. Cook'
will perform his specialty number: a
challenge match against any player
in the audience while he is seated in
a chair.,

Polio Fighters
Form Chapter
County Groups Combine
To Form Statewide Unit
LANSING, Mich., Nov. 15.-0)-
Representatives of fifteen county
chapters of the National Foundation
for Infantile Paralysis, meeting here
today, organized a Michigan chapter
and elected Arthur R. Treanor of
Saginaw as its first chairman.
In the preamble to a statement of
policy adopted by the group, the
county chairmen declared "more ef-
fective work can be accomplished by
the county chapters" by organiza-
tion of a state group to "correlate
and promote the best interests of
each county chapter, furnish funds
in case of epidemics to counties that
are in need of assistance," and to do
other things towards the prevention
and cure of infantile paralysis.
Hugo E. Van de Walker, Ann Ar-
bor, former chairman of the Michigan
Crippled Children's Commission, was
named to act as honorary secretary
in establishing the state organization.
In addition to 'Ireanor, other offi-
cers elected are: Torval Strom, Es-
canaba, vice-chairman; Ernest Chap-a
pelle, Ypsilanti, treasurer, and Miss
Margaret Harwick, Ann Arbor, j sec-
retary, who is the only salaried of-
ficer.
Citizens' Council Proposes
RedraftingOf-City Charter
The Ann Arbor Citizens' Council
urged the City Council in a recent
letter to bring the re-drafting of the
city charter to an early conclusion
so that the voters may consider the
proposed changes in the spring elec-
tions
Chairman of the group, Russel A.
Smith, pointed out that' his organiza-
tion understands that a great deal of
work has already been done.

G *
EX- GOVERNOR DICKI?4SON
LANSING, Nov. 15-IP)-Luren D.
Dickinson, 82-year-old former gover-
nor, informed news men today he
wished women would cease asking for
his hand in marriage-especially
those he described as "maiden an-
tiques."
"I have to use some time and tact,"
he complained in a prepared state
ment "with the numerous selfstyled
AacIeNGrel, Ncomp5-a'Dnnbl
and loveable grass and other widows,
and shy, artificial faced maiden an-
tiques who write me from Arkansas,
Oklahoma, California and elsewhere."
His complaint was similar to one
he voited when, as governor at 81,
he reported he was receivmng many
wooing letters.
As ti those instances, Dickinson
declared, he replies by "guardedly
telling them that sailing on the mat-
rimonial sea with me might not be as
smooth as they picture.c g
Mrs. Dickinson died in 1940.
Dickinson is to leave soon for a
trip to Florida, "for a change but not
a vacation, as I don't know what that
is like."

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MiyMen,..

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Michigan men in the' armed forces
were reported during the past week
to have passed milestones in their
respective careers. In the Naval Re-
serve Air Corps, Gerald W. Middy
completed his advanced 'flight train-
ing at Pensacola and received his
commission as ensign.
* * * ,
With the Army war birds, Cadet
John Blanoski, of River Rouge, will
receive training as a bombardier at
Ellington Field, Texas. At the end
of the first two weeks' basic mili-

tary training he will begin an eight-
week ground school course in which
he will be trained in the duties of
junior officers, plotting maps and
charts, identification of aircraft,
mathematics and the Army Air
Corps Communications Systems.
* * *
Second Lieut. Robert L. French,
formerly of Ann Arbor, is one of over
200 officers on active duty at the
new mid-contingent light bombard-
ment air base near Oklahoma City.
He is assigned to the 721st Ordnance
Company.

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