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THE MICHIGAN DAILY

TUESDAY, JAUi Y 20,194

New 'Technic'
Features War

Bomber
Dam

Plant, Artillery,
Are Described

A magazine packed with defense
information will be offered students
of the engineering college at 8 a.m.
tomorrow when the January issue of
The Michigan Technic is put'on sale.
Heading the list of defense arti-
cles will be an account of a trip
through Ford's gigantic Willow Run
bomber plant in Ypsilanti by Keith
L. Smith, '43E, entitled "World's
Largest Bomber Plant."
Of equal interest is "Revolution In
Artillery," by Col. H. W. Miller of the
engineering drawing department, in
which is described the development
of artillery from its early stages to
modern applications.
Completing the list of articles,
"Miracle of Concrete," by William 0.
Jacobs, '44E, will describe Grand
Coulee Dam, the largest edifice ever
constructed by man.
Lieut.-Col. H. W. D. Riley of the
military science department will be
introduced to Technic readers in the
feature, "The Technic Presents ...,"
as will students Henry "Hank" Field-
ing, '42E, and Robert "Bud" Keetch,
'42E.
Students who neglected to buy their
December issue before vacation may
get them with the January issue

CPT Course
Now Taking
Applications
Applications for the spring Civil-
ian Pilots' Training Program are be-
ing accepted now for the new course
that will start February 17.
The present course will be finished
around February 1, and approxi-
mately 45 of the original 50 students
will be graduated. Most of these are
already through with the ground
school work and have passed their
flight examinations.
The Civilian Pilot Training Pro-
gram was begun a few years ago by
a Government money appropriation
to develop civilian aviation. The
complete program consists of four
consecutive courses: Elementary,
Secondary, Cross-Country and In-
structor, the first two of which are
offered by the University. Upon suc-
cessful completion of the Elementary
course a student private may obtain
a pilot's license for small aircraft up
to 80 H. P.
The next course, which will ex-
tend over a 12- to 15-week period,
will be finished by May in order to
start a course for the summer session.
Students are urged to apply early,
since last year's quota of 50 will
probably be maintained.
The applicant must pass a rigid
physical examination, must be a
male citizen of the United States, be'
at least 19 but not over 26 years of
age, and be of at least sophomore
standing. The written permission of
his parents must be obtained by any-
one under 21 years of age.
These courses offer an excellent
opportunity for those who are eligi-
ble for the draft but who wish to
finish school before entering the
Army or Navy.
Army Camps
To Be Toured'
By Professors

By CHARLES THATCHER
Here as a guest conductor for the
fifth annual instrumental reading
clinic to be held Saturday and Sun-
day, Roy Harris, nationally known
musician and composer, will be fea-
tured as guest conductor at the pub-
lic concert to be given by the Uni-
versity Concert Band at 4:15 p.m.
Sunday in Hill Auditorium.
In the words of composer David
Ewen, "Harris is perhaps the only
composer in America who has the en-
viable consolation of knowing, even

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Annual Musical Clinic Concert
To Bring Conductor Roy Harris

Six Will Enter
SpeechFinals
New Topics Will Feature
Talks By Contestants
Six students qualified in a pre-
liminary speechcontest yesterday to
take part in the finals meet for
members of the Speech 31 classes to
be held at 4 p.m. tomorrow in the
Natural ScienceAuditorium.
These contestants were chosen
from a group of speakers, represent-
ing all the speech classes. They de-
livered three minute extemporaneous
addresses, and were judged by fac-
ulty of the Speech Department.
The winners and their selected top-
ics were Tracy Freeman, '44, "The
Three Semester Plan"; Herman Hud-
son, '45, "Russia's Surprising Stand";
John T. McCarthy, '44, "Indepen-
dents"; John Muehl, '44, "What Will
the Loss of the Philippines Mean to
the United States"; Mervin Pregul-
man, '44, "War and Marriage"; and
Bennett Yanowitz, '44' "Is the Nazi
Party Breaking Up?"
In the finals contest, the speakers
will be allowed to choose new topics
upon which they will be required to
talk for five minutes.
Air Corps Officer Here
Representatives from all campus
fraternities will meet with Lieutenant
Comte of the Flying Cadet Medical
Examining Board at 7:30 p.m. today
in the Interfraternity Council Room
at the Union for a discussion of stu-
dents' draft status and to ask any
questions which may be bothering
students.

before he puts pen on paper, that the
new work he is contemplating will
find eager hands among American
musical groups long before the ink
becomes dry."
Born in Oklahoma, Harris studied
piano from his mother, and at 25 de-
cided to make music his life work.
Considering himself a contemporary
classicist, he believes that "we Ameri-
cans have new, swift, strong, clear
music in us and we can best express
it with a broad knowledge of the re-
sources of music as a living lan-
guage."
* Other noted musicians scheduled
to be here for the clinic are Erik Leid-
zen, composer and arranger from
New York, Gustave Langenus, clar-
inetist, and August Helmecke, per-
cussionist and former bass drummer
with the. famous Sousa band.
The clinic is designed to read
through and study the latest com-
positions for bands, and special at-
tention will be paid those numbers
which are scheduled for state and
regional festivals this spring.
The- Concert Band, under the di-
rection of Prof. William D. Revelli,
will play the class A and B numbers
at the clinic in addition to its ap-
pearance Sunday, while Eugene Het-
ter and his Holland High School or-
ganization will present the class C
and D pieces.
Sponsored by the School of Music
and the Michigan Band and Orches-
tra Association, the clinic has been
expanded manyfold since its start in
1938, and is fast gaining national
prominence.
Abbot Opens Series
Of War Broadcasts
Under the stimulus of the national
emergency, a new series of 12 broad-
casts will be inaugurated by Prof.
Waldo Abbot, director of radio, and
Prof. Kenneth T. Rowe, of the Eng-
lish department, in the Morris Hall
studio at 3 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 17,
over WJR, and will continue each
week at that time.
How the war is affecting the aver-
age household will be shown on these
programs, in which the typical Amer-
ican family is represented by a busi-
ness man, his wife, a son in the Army,
a daughter in the twelfth grade, and
a ten year old boy.

Cornell Dean
Here Today
ForMeeting
Dean Julian E. Butterworth of
Cornell University's graduate school
of education will confer with the
staff of the School of Education on
problems of the educational pro-
grams of Michigan and Cornell at
the Union today.
The morning conference, under
direction of Prof. Clifford Woody of
the education school, will concen-
trate on graduate problems, while
the afternoon session will deal pri-
marily with undergraduate programs
with Prof. Raleigh Schorling of the
education school presiding.
Possible effects of the war on the
educational policies of schools and
colleges will be discussedat andall-
staff luncheon of the education
school at the Union.
Dean Butterworth is a nationally
known leader in the educational field
and is particularly noted as an au-
I thority on rural educational prob-
Ilems.

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.AICbEM1eeting Today
Following a 7 p.. meeting at a
local studio for an organization pic-
ture to appear in the 'Ensian, mem-
bers of the University chapter of the
American Institute of Chemical En-
gineers will today assemble in Room
1042, East Engineering Building, for
a regular meeting.
Scheduled to speak at the meeting
is Prof. A. E. White of the engineer-
ing research department, who will
address the society on the subject,
"Strategic Materials."

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By EngineSociety
Members of Sigma Rho Tau, en-
gineering stump speakers' society, will
culminate a month of debate on the
use of dirigibles in warfare at its
last meeting of the current semester
to be held at 7:30 p.m. today in the
Union.
Visiting speaker R. H. Upson, en-
gineering expert from Detroit and a
former University faculty member,
will speak to the group on "The Use
of Small Dirigibles in Modern War-
fare," a subject which has been de-
bated by Sigma Rho Tau debate cir-
cles during the past month.
Also scheduled for the meeting is a
conference debate with the Detroit
Institute of Technology on the topic,
"Resolved: That labor unions should
be incorporated." The University
team, undefeated in three previous
debates, will uphold the negative.
Spanish Club To Present
Lecturer On Guatemala
La Sociedad Hispanica will present
Robert Griffin as the second lecturer
of its 1941-42 lecture series at 8:15
p.m. tomorrow in the Natural Science
Auditorium. For the subject of to-
morrow's lecture Griffin has chosen
Guatemala.
Griffin has been highly acclaimed
throughout the state as a lecturer on
countries south of us. Students who
attended his lecture for La Sociedad
last year will remember the inter-
esting material presented on Mexico.

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Organ Recital Series
To Reopen Tomorrow
Featuring the works of 17th cen-
tuiry composers Buxtehude and -Pur-
cell and 20th century composer Seth
Bingham. Prof. Palmer Christian of
the School of Music and University
organist. will be heard at 4:15 p.m.
tomorrow in Hill Auditorium in the
first of the new 1942 organ recital
series.
The program which will contain
music representative of all periods,
also includes the works of Rheinber-
ger, Miller and Barnes.

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A professor of political science and
four members of the history depart-
ment will tour nearby Army en-
campments in the capacity of civilian
lecturers to present short courses in
history and international law in an
attempt to make clear to the men in
our military forces the reasons for
which they are fighting.
Prof. Lawrence Preuss, of the poli-
tical science department, will lecture
upon "The Causes of the Second
World War," upon the request of the
War Department Bureau of Public
Relations. He will speak at Fort
Custer on Feb. 5 and at Selfridge
Field on Feb. 12 and 13.
Prof. A.E.R. Boak, head of the De-
partment of History said four men
in his department had been request-
ed to speak. They are Profs. Dwight
Drummond, Howard Ehrmann, Rob-
ert MacDowell and Preston Slosson.
According to Professor Preuss, he
will present the story of international
relations since the Sino-Japanese
"incident" of 1931 to the present-
the period in which international
law has fallen almost into disuse.
The program will include a discus-
sion of the European political scene,
talks on the various phases of war
in the Far East, lectures on our war
effort both from civilian and a mili-
tary point of view and lastly a sur-
vey of the role of the American sol-
dier who is fighting for his country.

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Critic.Praises .RothEnsemble

"If there is any finer chamber
music played on earth, I have failed
to hear it. The Roth Quartet ac-
complishes miracles."
So Herbert Bayser, music critic for
the New York Telegram, wrote fol-
lowing a concert by the Roth String
Quartet, and it aptly describes the
group who will present the Second
Annual Chamber Music Festival Fri-
day and Saturday in the Rackham,
Auditorium. Concerts will be given at
8:30 p.m. Friday and at 2:30 p.m. and
8:30 p.m. on Saturday.
The Roth String Quartet has been
playing in this country since 1928
and is unsurpassed in its field of
chamber music. The increased popu-
larity of this type of music is largely
because of the success of the Roth
group.
Friday evening the quartet will play
Quartet in D major, Op. 76, No. 5, by
Haydn; Quartet in F by Ravel; and
Quartet in A minor, Op. 41, No. 1 by
Schumann.
The Saturday afternoon program
will include Tschaikowsky's Quartet

in D major, Op. 11, Malipiero's "Ris-
petti Strambotti, and Boccherinin's
Quartet in G minor, Op. 33, No. 5.
Quartet in D major by Mozart; Fqur
Preludes and Fugues by Roy Harris;
and Quartet in F major, Op. 135, by
Beethoven will be heard Saturday
evening.
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IN D MAJOR, Op. 76, No.5. . . . . . Haydn
IN F . . . . . . Ravel
IN A MINOR, Op. 41, No. I . . . . . . Schu tmann

SATURDAY AFTERNOON, Jan. 24 - Program:

QUARTET IN

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