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THE- MICHiGAN DAILY WEDNEnAY, C eM~, 1941

P rof.Christian Crippled Children Kept Occupied
Will Conclude By Galens Workshop Activities
Recital Series Edtor Note: This is the second in his handicaps. His interests in
asrisfhreatile dealing with er boys, the shop, and making arti-
, case histories of children at the Uni- er alowed tdkine.
Clganist To :Include Music versity Hospital who are being helped Iles was never allowed to decline
3 Ch ' B B h by the Galeni workshop.) * * *
For Christmas By Bach, Fred, age seven, also wore a body
Karg-Elert On Program Jack, age seven, presented an en- cast while he was in the hospital.
:irely different type of problem to But here, too, there was no trouble
Presenting a program of Christmas the shop instructor. He came into at all in keeping his interest in shop
music, Prof. Palmer Christiafi, uni- the hospital suffering from severe work.
versity organist and School of Music body and neck burns.Given his materials and tools, he
faculty member, will conclude the yk maintained a steady Oiterest in what
current series of afternoon recitals at To begin with, Jack's treatment he was doing, always completely ab-
4:.1 p.m. today in Hill Auditorium, required confinement to, bed for long sorbed in his task.
Featuring the program will be Fer- periods, with a body cast for most of But using hands and electric saws
rarr's 'Walloon Christmas Rhapsody' that period. He also was operated was a difficult task with a body cast
a suite consisting of Netherland onseepltiesd impeding movement. So the instruc-
Christmas themes, Famous songs such on several times. tor suggested decorative garden sticks
as 'Allons a Bethlehem' and 'be Bel In the period between operations, after discovering that Fred's mother
ange du ciel' are included. Jack was able to get alpout enough had a garden.
the program will also include the to investigate the entire Shop. Be- Fred chose his own design, a par-
works of Bach, Brahms, Karg-Elert cause of the nature of his ailment, rot, after looking through reference
and others. Of popular interest will Jack was never very strong during books in the shop, ani then the pat-
be a coriposition entitled Christmas, his stay in the hospital, and his at- tern files. The instructor cut out
which is based on five old English tention span was correspondingly the plywood figure on the jig saw,
=carod s. The Bach and Brahms num- short. He appearedto be much older and from then on, it was Fred's job.
bei will be played as part of four in years and ability than he actually
ucioral preludes. was, and more than once it was nec- He had to sand the figure and
Although today's recital concludes essary for the instructor to redirect paint it. All through the project
the ,current series, a new series will his too ambitious 1alans into chan Fe
nel srt s equaltohisiabiity anostrength lat of the fact that these markers
begin after the New Yearstarting elwould make his mother happy,
on Jan. 14. Subsequent recitals will Despite the necessary checks, and would decorate her garden.'
follow 'on Jan. 21, 26, and Feb. 11 and however, Jack was kept interested When he left to go home,rFred had
1 in doing something regardless of added two completed markers for
future shop patterns. r s
Faculty Men
Attend Counil
Te telepoehelps them onci
make a living from the I des Professor Housel Presents
Paper At Convention
Prof. R. L. Morrison and Prof. W.2
S. Housel of the transportation engi-l
;veering department are attending at
onvention of the National Research
aouncil this week at Baltimore. t
Professor Housel, who has beenf
naking a defense inspection tour of
:he seaboard states, arived in Balti-
nore yesterday and read a paper en-
itled "Load Tests on Flexible Sur-
"aces" before the convention yes-
erday afternoon. He is chairman of
;he project committee for determin-
kng soil characteristics.
Professor Morrison is chairman of
'he committee on Highway Transpor-
{f=ation and Economics, and he is
aTicheduled to read a report of his com-
'iittee's work at the Highway division
neeting on Thursday. He left Ann
?rbor yesterday and will return on
Saturday.
The National Research Council is
i division of the National Academy of
Sciences which was founded by Lin-
oln during the Civil war. The coun-
Flaur'l n "Pound" net. il, itself, was set up by Wilson during
'a uhe last World War.
Severual hundred pounds of fish make an average day's cach.
Extension Service
Several thousand Michigan families gt their chief
4nnounces Courses
support from deep water commercial fishing. They
operate 1,300 commercial fishing craft and their For Pharmacists
annual catch is valued at nearly $2,500,000.
?+ ~Begnnng of a series of ten weeks
Tourses for druggists to be given in
To make commercial fishing profitable, however, various cities throughout the state
there can be no delay in getting its perishable pro- vas announced today by Dr. Charles
duct to market. Fish companies use the telephone to k. Fisher, Director of the University
keep track of demand and avoid shipping to places Extension Service.
Announcing ttie selection of Lewis
already well supplied. Nilliamis, form'er head of the De-
roit branch of alarge drug firm, as
Volt the telephony's usefulness does not end. nstructor, Dr. Fisher explained that
° } he course would emphasize practical
there, for the hoosewife who wants to prepare a i uspects of drug salesmanship.
mouth-watering fish dinner has only to call the The entire series is to be sponsored
nearest-market for fresh-caught Michigan whitefish, ;othe Extensio Servic n conjunc
trout, herring, or other favorite. rol of Vocational Education, the Re-
/Vctnl dein

ail Druggists Association, and the
Jniversity School of Pharmacy.
No. I Iaof a iteries felling how.' mt/e telephone serves iTe
ll~il~tt.((1!l~ KI/'!/C~l1''(l O ag etlp'o~e'AAUW To Hear Wet hey
A lecture by Prof, Harold E
Vethey, head of the Fine Arts Depart-
nent, will feature the Christmas party
KBEEf the American Association of Uni-
ersity Women to be held at 6:15 p.m
oday in the Union.
The talk on modern Mexican paint-
ng will be given after. the dinnei
which is to take place on the terrace.

I I

Engine Groups
Plan Programs
For Meetings

Mimes Memories Will Linger
Long Over Campus Card Tables;

Prof. Vincent To.
I.Ae.S. Today;
Is Speaker At

Address
Hastie
ASME

Engineering societies have sched-
uled meetings today and tomorrow
which involve varied subjects and
will call out the membership of
I.Ae.S., A8ME, SAE and the Army
Ordinance Association.
Interesting airplane enthusiasts is
the Institute of Aeronautical Sciences
meeting at 7:30 p.m. today in room
1042 East Engineering Building. Hen-
ry Fielding, '42E, president of the
Institute, has announced a talk by
Prof. E. T. Vincent of the mechan-
ical engineering department compar-
ing American and German aircraft
engines. He said that Professor Vin-
cent has been studying a German
engine from a plane shot down over
England and ser$ to the United
States for examination.
Continuing its study of the grind-
ing and polishing of surfaces, the
student section of the American So-
ciety of Mechanical Engineers will
'hear Donald Hastie, of a national
abrasives company, speak on the
nanufacture of abrasives. A movie,
"Jewels of Industry," will also be
shown. The meeting at the Union
starts at 7:30 p.m. today.
Prof. H. W. Miller of the engi-
neering mechanics' department ad-
dresses the Army Ordinance Associa-
tiQn at 8 p.m. today in the Union.
His discussion will cover recent de-
velopments in ordnance.
The joint meeting of the Society
of Automotive Engineers and ASME
at 7:30 p.m. tomorrow in the Rack-
ham Amphitheatre, has as its fea-
ture speaker C. M. Mertz, of the De-
troit office of a national boiler com-
pany. Accompanying his talk will be
pictures on "Modern Boiler Manu-
facture."

Mimes 1942 Union Opera-"Full
House"-will last only five days when
it begins Tuesday, but it will linger
for years on card tables in Michigan's
fraternities and sororities.
For today one hundred and forty-
four packs of embossed playing cards,
bedecked with a hand-tooled etching
of a scene from "Full House" were;
distributed to fraternities and soror-
ities. Approximately 90 of the decks
of playing cards will go on sale today.
at the main desks of the Union and
League.
The playing cards were ch6sen as
an emblem for the opera because of
the title "Full House" and because a
card game will be continually in pro-,
gress on the stage from the time the
curtain goes up until the last encore.
Another Union Opera publicity
stunt didn't meet with such a favor-
Reichert Will Give
Speech On Banking
"Constructive Banking Cooperation
with Government Financing" will be
the opening speech given by Rudolph
E. Reichert, Ann Arbor banker, at a
study conference for bankers open-
ing tomorrow.
The conference is sponsored by the
School of Business Administration',
the Michigan Bankers' Association
and the Bank Department of the
State of Michigan. Prof. Robert G.
Rodkey, of the business administra-
tion school is in charge of the ar-
rangements.
During the two-day conference,
-peakers from Chicago, Philadelphia,
Jew York and Minneapolis will be
-icard on such topics as "Real Estate
'Aortgages" and "The Future of Trust
Business."

DAILY OFFICIAL
t BLLETIN
i (ontinued from Page 4)
will answer specific questions cor -
cerning the social problems arising
from the building of the Ypsilanti
Lomber plant at the meeting of the
Social Service Seminar on Thursday,
December 4, at 7:30 p.m. in Lane Hall.
The meeting this week will be open
to any interested students, faculty,
and townspeople.
All-Campus Carol Sing will be held
at the steps of the main Library on
Saunday evening, December 14, at
9:00 p.m. Professor David Mattern
!will lead the sing with the assistance
of the University Glee Clubs and a
mixed chorus. The Carol Sing, spon-
sored by the Student Religious Asso-
ciation, is open to the entire campus
community.
Petitioning for chairman of As-
sembly Scouting Committee will last
until Thursday of this week. Inter-
viewing for the position will take
'place from 3:00-5:00 'Monday and
Tuesday, Dec. 8 and 9.
Michigan Dames Child Study Group
will meet on Thursday, December 4,
at 8:00 p.m. at the University Ele-
mentary School.
SENIORS!
After Commencement?
Take one of our entering
wedge 'courses now,
Hamilton
Business College
William at State

able receptioni. Wise Don West, '43,.
had printed several hundred little
slips of paper-a hand and a dagger
were the only marking on it. That is
a symbol of the Opera. A local sand-
wich man, who sells food to frater-
nity, sorority houses and dormitories
each night, slipped the papers into
his sandwiches.
All wen well until the sandwich
man arrived at Jordan Hall. Little
slips of daggers fell out of each pack-
age. Some of the girls became fright-
ened, and a suspicious house mother
had the sandwich man ejected. All
was straightened out later when it
was explained that the dagger and ,
a hand were a symbol of the 1942 edi-
tion of Mimes Union Opera.
Money and mail orders for tickets
are now being accepted at Lydia
Mendelssohn Theatre. Large groups
which are seeking blocks of adjoin-
ing seats are requested to order inI
advance through this method.

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