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.SHE" MICHIGAN DAILY - FRIDA, DECEMBER 5,s

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Turkish Student Slashes Red Tape,
Surmounts Barrier To Reach U. S.

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to trave through Russia and Japan,
he applied for Japanese, Russian and
American visas.
By the time the received the Rus-
sian visa, the NazhSoviet war had
broken out. The only remaining route
was through Syria, Iraq and India.
On August 13 Sungur lest Istanbul
by train for Bagdad. Originally in-
tending to wait at Bagdad until
steamer passage was assured out of
Bombay, Sungur took a plane to Bas-
ra, India.
Forced to abandon the direct route
to Bombay because the rail commu-
nications had been disrupted by the
August rains, Sungur traveled to the
border of the Himalayas and from
there to Delhi and Bombay. He de-
scribed the part of India he was in as
a country of plains. Train connec-
tions were poor and the natives im-
poverished.
Changed Itinerary
At Bombay Sungur obtained pass-
age on the President Grant for a
17-day trip to Capetown, South Af-
rica-12 more days, Trinidad-and
then 7 days to New York. Several
times the course of the boat was
changed because of the fear of a
submarine attack. Two Brtish con-
voys were sighted in the Atlantic.
Also on board the President Grant,
Church Dance
Will Be Today
Westminster Guild Plans
Semi-Formal Affair
"Stardust" will be the decorations
theme of the Westminster Guild's
annual semi-formal dinner dance to
be held at 7 p.m. today in the Pres-
byterian ;church.
Gilded stars and revolving silver
globes hung from the ceiling, along
with other Christmas decorations
will carry out the theme, co-chairmen
Marguerite Jeffers, '44, and John
Dean, '43, announced.
The list of patrons and patron-
esses are: Rev. Dr. and Mrs. W. P.
Lemon, Prof. and Mrs. E. L. Adams,
Prof. and Mrs. O. S. Duffendack,
Prof. and Mrs. M. W. Senstius, and
Prof. and Mrs. C. D. Thorpe.
The list continues with Miss Edith
Barnard, Mr. and Mrs. R. O. Bonis-
teel, Mr. and Mrs. S. M. Bowen, Mr.
and Mrs. J. C. Christensen, Mr. and
Mrs. R. C. Hoisington, Mr. and Mrs.
L. R. Hunter and Mr. and Mrs. W.
M. Laird.
Gee! Stay Inside On
A Nice Day Like Dis?
There's something about a jail .. .
But atmosphere had nothing to do
with the new lw in prisoners con-
fined to the Washtenaw county jail
yesterday. There were only 12 pris-
oners.
Earlier this fall as many as 50 vio-
lators of the law could be found on
several occasions buyester4a's fig-
ure represents an all-year bottom.
Nine of the prisoners are serving jus-
tice court sentences, two are awaitig
trial in circuit court and one is mark-
ing time for a probate court hearing.
Of the 12 inmates six were put there
by Ann Arbor's police force and six
are the charges of sheriff's officers
and state police.

Sungur said, were government repre-
sentatives from Greece and Yugo-
slavia seeking aid for their countries
from the United States. Reports
reaching Turkey before Sungur left
pictured the Greeks as near starva-
tion.f
Referring to the present position of
his country, Sungur pointed out that
the majority of the Turkish people
want to remain neutral and do not
expect an attack by either the Ger-
mans or the British. He admitted,
however, that the government was
continually on the alert for any hos-
tile move and was maintaining a pol-
icy of preparedness.
Townspeople
Give Banquet
ForWestfall
The story of a home town boy who
made good will come to life when Ann
Arbor sports fans join to honor All-
American Bob Westfall at an all-city
banquet Tuesday in the Union.
Bob, who was a favorite son as far
back as 1938, when he captained the
Ann Arbor high school eleven, is the
city's latest contribution to All Amer-
ican fame. Two others, Otto Pommer-
ening, '29, and Ernie Allmendinger,
'16, will be on hand to help Bob cli-
max his most successful season.
Speakers at the event will include
James Hollaway, who coached West-
fall in high school, Varsity Coach
Herbert O. Crisler and Mayor Young
of Ann Arbor. George Kyer, former
member of the A. A.'Club, the high
school letterman's organization, will
be toastmaster.
The banquet is being co-sponsored
by the A. A. Club and the Junior
Chamber of Commerce. Other or-
ganizations participating include the
Police and Fire departments, the Ki-
wanis, Lions, Rotary, and Exhange
clubs and the high school athletic de-
partment.
Police Chief Sherman Mortenson,1
who was called upon five times this
year to handle huge football crowds,
is now going out of his way to do the
job again as chairman of the publicity
committee,. assisted by Mill Marsh,1
sports editor of the Ann Arbor News.
Bob Mayfield, president of the A. A.'
club, is chairman of the ticket com-
mittee, while Roland Schmid, of the
Junior Chamber of Commerce, will
head the program committee.
Men and women of Ann Arbor and
the University are invited to attend.
Tickets are now on sale in the Union.
Sturgis 'Michigan' Club
Hears Speech By Miller
Col. Henry W. Miller, professor of
engineering drawing and chairman of
that department, addressed the Uni-
versity of Michigan Club of Sturgis
yesterday at their annual fall banquet
on "The Present State of the War and
Our Progress in Preparedness."
Colonel Miller was accompanied by
Robert O. Morgan, Assistant General
Secretary of the Alumni Association.

Revelli Calls
Band Tryouts
Meeting Today
Instrumentalists Sought
For New 'Pops' Band;
Auditions At 4:30 P.M.
If you can play a clarinet, French
horn or trombone and don't wish to
be a University band member, thenE
you'd better lay low for a week or
so,-because Prof. William D. Revelli,,
conductor of the University bands, is.
on the lookout for all students who
answer one of these descriptions.
However, anyone who does wish
to play in a University band, no
matter what instrument, needn't
wor'y. He has only to report at 4:30
p.m. today at Morris Hall to become
a member of the newly/ organized
Pops Bands, the first campus organi-
zation of its kind.
As a lure, Professor Revelli offers I
the fact that the Pops Band will cater
almost entirely to popular and light
concert music, presenting a series of
outdoor concerts in the spring. It
will also appear at home basketball
games and other campus events.
"The turnout at the first meeting
Wednesday was very encouraging,"
he reported, "but I can still use addi-
tionpl students in almost all sec-
tions. I especially need clarinets,
French horns and trombones."
Meeting only twice a week, the
Pops Band will afford an opportunity
for band participation for those stu-
dents who feel tiey lack the time
necessary for playing in the Concert
Band.
The first appearance of the new
organization will be made at the
Michigan State basketball game here
Saturday, Dec. 13, Professor Revelli
announced, and rehearsals next week
will be in preparation for that ap-
pearance.
Jensan Will Speak
At Harris Hall Tea
A special addition to Harris Hall's
weekl'y tea will be guest speaker Ber-
nice Jensan, who will discuss the
problems of the migrant worker in
western Michigan at 5 p. m. today
following the tea at 4 p.m.
Formerly a missionary in Japan,
Miss Jensan was a passenger on the
Athenia in 1939, while returning
home. Since then she has been do-
ing social service among the migrant
workers of the state.
Other units of the University Bands
are the Marching Band, the Concert
Band, and the First Regimental Band,
which plays 'for the ROTC parades.

... MICHIGAN MILITARY MEN...
, The Gunner

Serving together at the Air Corps
Gunnery School at Las Vegas, Nev.,
are four former students of the Uni-
versity. Seymour Wietzman, Edward
F. Austin. Stephen J. Long and
George M. Howard.
These men are among the 240-
11% of the total personnel-at the
post who have had college training.
Over 130 colleges and universities
in 32 states are represented.
Six other Michigan men recently
began their training to become pilots
for Uncle Sam's (Keep 'em) flying
service in the Southeast Air Corps
Training Center.

The six are Charles Briggs Bland-
ing of Lockport. N. Y., Donald A.
Dake. of South Bend, Ind., Everett
J. Fahey of Kalamazoo, Edward N.
Gomberg of Detroit. Ivan L. Hanson
of Jamestown. N. Y. and Lawrence
R. Hyslop of Detroit.
They are now in the replacement
center at Maxwell Field, Ala., head-
quarters of the training center, and
they will be sent to primary schools
for their first flight training. Upon
completion of the 30 weeks' course,
they will be awarded commissions as
second lieutenants in the Army Air
Corps.

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TODAY AND
SATURDAY!

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