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December 14, 1941 - Image 5

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The Michigan Daily, 1941-12-14

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ewefense Program To Open In January
Int hernationals All-Defense P'lfant .
culty Men llUniversity Prepares Students
ill Instruct For War Emergency Service
3w Series The University student doesn't
have to enlist in the military serv-
;ineers, Employes , ice if he wants to play his part in
the nationalwar effort.
ill Receive Benefits Through the University Defense
f Defense Courses 1Committee, headed by Prof. Louis
A. Hopkins, a series of defense
rying; an increasingly impor- training courses were set up last
iying nwincrt heal ipo ISeptember to give the average lit-
role now that the United erary student a useful skill when
s is actually at war, the Uni- he is called by the government.
ty's Engineering Science and Technical Courses
agement Defense Training Courses in photography, and ra-
'am will open a new series of This new plant, to be opened immediately by International dio technology are included in this
es Jan. 12 in Ann Arbor, De- Industries, will be used exclusively for war production. Costing program. The radio course, in par-
$175,000, it was built by the government's Defense Plant Corpora- ticular is of great value, since
Jackson, Royal Oak and tion. From two to three hundred workers will be employed here. thousands of trained operators
- would be needed to man a chain
om the single course in me- of plane detectors stretched along
ical drawing offered in the W arP c sCv efense both coasts and around major
series which was 'concluded cities. hr
ti " B~ esides the Lccnical courses,
week, Ann Arbor's part in the aimed at men going into the army
ram will swell to four such or direct defense work, the Uni-
ses and will be benficial to -- versity has also set up a wartime
Sthan 120 employes in Ann Originally planned as a skeleton drive, scheduled to run until Feb. public policy series which will be
r industries. organization for a national emer- 21, 1942, is part of a state-wide first offered next semester under
Courses To Open gency, the Washtenaw County project to aid the Red Cross in the direction of Prof. Arthur E. PROF. LOUIS HOPKINS
heduled to open here next Council of Defense became one of carrying on its expanded defense Boak, chairman of the history de-
th are courses in "Civil En- the most important groups m Ann activities. According to J. W. partment. The courses will deal work performed here. Where the
ring in Warfare," to be taught1 Arbor upon Japan's declaration of Meadows, the Chamber's defense with the relation of present war University's budget has been found
'rof. W. C. Road of the civil a chairman, "the length of the drive issues to American foreign policy, sufficient to meet extra overhead
neering department, and "U- fThe Council. set up under orders will give people more time'to ac- Executives Trained demanded by research, the govern-
eigh Frequency Techniques" from th state organization m cumulate newspapers and maga- Future executives in war pro- ment allowance has been used to
gof. Lewis N. Holland of the Lansing, is headed by Harrison zines that can be turned in. duction work are included in the provide defense training facilities.
rof. ewgisN.Hoangde ofrte. Caswell, director of the city water The Red Cross is another organ- literary college's program. Cours- A Board of Regents appropriation
l teginering dursesprmndepartment. Caswell is aided by ization that has taken on some of es in accounting, cost accounting is also being used.
like theldther courses, Ps'ofes- Abert Jacobs andEdwin J. Hun- the defense measures advised by and industrial mobilization are Outside of Ann Arbor the Uni-
Holland's course will be con- tington, the latter serving as se-the County Council. Its program , part of this preparation. versityis still playing a vital role
d for University students,and retary. has given training in home nurs- The University has financed this in the government's effort. The
it will be given. Attendance Adviory Functions !ing and motor mechanics to both program, according to Professor rosters of nearly every department
graduaitedtselect eniers Since the emergency, Caswell's University women and townspeo- Hopkins by "turning back the divi- show men on leave for the dura-
graduate electrical engineers. group has been in charge of or- pie. dend" from government research tion
her local courses will be Pre- ganizing such organizations as the - ---_ -_-
ed in "Descriptive Geometry defense council set up this past - -
rof. J. C. Palmer of the engi- V - - -- _--.
week by Mayor Leigh J. Young. Its -
ing drawing department and functions are purely advisory, and
chanical Drawing" by Prof. it must depend on local groups to
Trice Eichelberger of the engi- provide any administrative action.
ing drawing department. The Council first came into note
Started In October during October, when it opened a NSUPERIM POSED ON
re January series will be the campaign in Ann Arbor for the
nd such program this year, collection of steel scrap. Michi-
initial eight-weeks series ha- gan industries at that time were CIVI LALE P
been started in October. A facing a serious metal shortage,
d such program is being plan- and Caswell urged local residents
and will be opened in the to dispose of old iron and steel G
og. With but few exceptions, through junk dealers or other re-1 Ann Arbor rinding Company
ruction is done by University liable sources.
lty men. The next step in the Council's Announces ae Partial List
he 30 courses just concluded campaign found it in the process of
engineering instruction to ap- setting up local sub-committees of Defense Orders
imately 950 men in various in numerous small towns through-
is. and it is expected that an out the county. This program was
greater number will be aided designed to prepare municipal
he 33 courses to be offered in health, fire, police and engineering 1fAVIATION - ORDINANCE
departments for service during a
oordinating the organization of1 war situation. Allison A. C. Spark Plug
courses for the University is Public Services Surveyed Bendix Dresser Mfg.
. H. H. Sherlock of the civilj According to the Lansing bulle- Buick Pontiac Motor
eering department. tin on this plan, the local group Consolidated Rock Island Arsenal
- rue____- was also required to set up an ad-
visory group of-technical experts Continental Saginaw Steering Gear
ing-Seeley Plant; to examine public utilities, gas Packard B.R. York Safe and Lock
lines, bridges and other essential Packard U.S.
sembles Tools municipal services. Caswell is MISCELLANEOUS
handlirfg this activity through city Thompson Products
'r GyOvermIflent and company officials. American Bantam Car
In the event of any disaster, the EXPORT Autocar
iggest employer in Ann Arbor council has plans for creating Africa 17%ysler Tank
de eUniversitytheemergency communication and
ide of the Unersty transportation lines. Auxiliary tele- Canada Diamond T Truck
g-Seely Cofporatin has well phone operators and radio ama- England Dodge Truck
r 1,000 men on its payroll teurs would be trained for this Icelund Ford Reconnaissance
Vith the recent speeding up of work.
nse work these numbers are The after effects of disaster have India G. M. Truck
ly adequate to cope with the 1been .taken into consideration by ) Packard Marine
blem of supplying defense the council. Auxiliary groups, e s ) Packard Mrine
ipment to all -three branches probably composed of civilian vol- Netherlands EY I. Willy's Overland
he armed service. unteers and veterans' organiza- South America Yellow Truck and Coach

ing-Seely is concerned more tions, would be formed to provide
the assembling thap manu- food for homeless victims and set
tre of machine tools clthough up such services as a messenger A NN A BO R
machine department has long system or a missing persons bu- I N A R BO R
n operating on a full 24 hour ; reau.
ast spring the corporation A Wast e Dit th e dn GRINDING COMPANY
bered among its products elec- council's program of conservation
al gauges, die-castings and pre- is the waste paper drive nowa being 4 N. M i .
on instruments, torpedo war- conducted by the Junior Chamber 1 N. ,ain St.
ds, range finders. for airplanes of Commerce. Contributors are. Baird, Pres. L. P. Hartung, Gea. Mgr.
instruments used in the Army's asked to separate "slick" paper
"Jeep" scout cars. Since then, from "pulps" before bringing their i
vever, the amount and scope of donations down to the receiving -
ir production has increased station in the armory. - -
piderably. The Chamber of Commerce

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