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March 01, 1942 - Image 2

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Prof. A. Jobin
Will Give Talk
On Wednesday
Lecturer To Emphasize
Influence Of France
On Canadian Writing
Prof. Antoine Jobin of the Ro-
mance language department will
speak at 4:15 'p.m. Wednesday in
Room D, Alumni Memorial Hall, on
"L'epopee francaise de l'Amerique
dans la litterature canadienne," as
the sixth lecture in the series spon-
sored this year by the Cercle Fran-
Drawing from pieces of French
Canadian literature to illustrate his
lecture, Professor Jobin will stress the
persistence of the French feeling in
Canada and its importance, especially
since the capitulation of France in
Development along this line has
concentrated both on preservation of
the history of New France and on re-
tention of French traditions in the
various forms of literature. Marking
this trend are works dealing with the
great men of the heroic age, pioneers
and explorers who founded the colo-
nies in Canada and Michigan and
who started settling Louisiana.
All students are invited to attend
the lecture, which will be given in
French. Admission is by season
To Hear Talk
Discussion Will Follow
on ShipConstruction
The first in a series of technical;
meetings of the Quarterdeck Society
will be held at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday,
in Room 336, West Engineering
A paper on "Analysis of Indeter-
minate Frames With Variable Mo-
ments of Inertia as Applied to Ship
Construction" will be read by Carlo
Carnicelli, SpecE, followed by an
open discussion on the topic. Every-
one interested, but particularly stu-
dents of the Marine Engineering and
Naval Architecture Departments are
invited to attend the meeting. Dur-
ing the semester there will be several
more technical papers presented in
this manner.
Sound movies on the art of ship-
building, similar to those shown last
semester in the Rackham Building,
will also form a part of the Society's
spring program.
Quarterdeck Society's Commodore
Donald Creed, '42E, will preside over
the meeting. Other officers for the
semester are Vice-Commodore Ar-
thur Clifford, '42E, Purser David
Wohlander, '42E, Program Chairman
Carlo Carnicelli, SpecE, and Steward
John Wilkie, '42E.
Phi Rho Sigma Initiates
19 At Medical Banquet
Nineteen medical freshmen were
initiated yesterday into Phi Rho
Sigma, honorary medical fraternity.
The initiates included William C.
Anderson, Charles G. Barone, Wil-
liam A. Barss, William T. Collins, J.
Maxwell Cook, James L. DePuy, Gor-
don A. Dumas, Robert L. Earley,
Howard R. Eddy, Chris Herrmann,
William L. Halnon, Robert H. Juzek,
John T. Luros, Thomas W. Quinn,
Robert E. Rice, James M. Rieske,
Harold G. Schluter, Richard L. Tay-
lor and David A. W. Edwards.

Dr. Grover C. Penberthy of De-
troit was the guest speaker at the
initiation banquet.

Garand Hears MacArthur's Praise

ASME Will Be
HostTo SAE
L. R. Twyman To Speak
On Hydraulic Controls
The American Society of Mechani-
cal Engineers, playing host to the
Society of Automotive Engineers, will
hear guest speaker L. R. Twyman of
Vickers, Inc. in a talk concerning
hydraulic controls, at the regular
ASME meeting next Wednesday eve-
ning, March 4, in the Union.
Illustrating his talk with slides,
Mr. Twyman will inform the engi-
neers on "The Design and Applica-
tion of Oil Hydraulic Control De-
vices as Used on Production Ma-
chinery." Mr. Twyman is an em-
ploye of Vickers Company of Detroit,
part of Sperry Incorporated, which
manufactures hydraulic controls for
machinery and airplanes.
Jack Templer, '42E, president of
the ASME, will conduct the meeting,
while Vice-President Bill Koffel, '42E,
will have charge of the program.

Defense Class'
To Be Opened
(Continued from Page 1)
rigid specifications is anticipated
Present qualifications call for one
year's credit in an engineering col-
lege or two years in a literary col-
lege, with six hours of credit in each
of the fields of mathematics, physics
and chemistry. The enrollee also
agrees to serve as an ordnance in-
spector upon completion of the
Acting on an Ordnance Depart-
ment request, the engineering college
will be ready to take in a third sec-
tion in mid-March, Colonel Miller'
predicted, but it is expected that a
lack of applicants will force post-
Sponsored by the U. S. Office of
Education, the materials inspection
course is one of more than 30 courses
now being given under the ESMDT
program, and is designed to fill a
desperate and ever-growing need for
trained men to serve as ordnance in-
spectors in war industries.
The" inspection course is a full-
time proposition, meeting eight hours
a day, five days a week, for the 12-
week period. During that time the
men taking the course will be salaried
at $125 a month by the government.
One of 13 such coturses currently
being given in other districts in the
country, the University's course re-
ceives its enrollees through the Chi-
cago Civil Service district, embracing
the greater part of the north Middle
Dean Ivan C. Crawford of the en-
gineering college is supervising all the
ESMDT courses given by the Uni-
versity, while Prof. R. H. Sherlock of
the civil engineering department is
doing the actual coordinating, work-
ing through the University Extension

By The Gunner

Corp. Buddy Friend, '40. known to
recent students at the University
as a campus band leader. is again:
pounding out the downbeat at Fort
Custer's Recruit Reception Center.
Corporal Friend, a member of
the Reception Center's permanent
personnel, was recently appointed
director of the Center's dance or-
chestra. In addition to his band
work, he is a full time interviewer
in the classification section.
The Reception Center orchestra,
under Friend's direction, can be heard
from 7 to 7:30 p.m. Mondays and
Wednesdays on the "Hello. Mom"
programs over radio station KZO.

In the Naval Air Arm Leo L.
White was commissioned yesterday
as an ensign in the Naval Reserve
following completion of his train-
ing at the Navy's "University of the
Air" at Corpus Christi, Tex., where
he specialized in flying the large
Consolidated patrol bombers,
And at the Grosse Ile Naval Avia-
tion Base where White began his
training, two more Michigan men,
William R. Candler and George W.
Portz. Jr., were sworn in as aviation
cadets. At the completion of the
course, they too will be commissioned

John C Garand (left), inventor of the Army's semi-automatic rifle,
heard high praise for his rifle from General Douglas MacArthur, com-
manding U.S. forces in defense of the Philippines.
Brigadier General G. H. Stewart (right) shows Garand a copy of
the message at Springfield, Mass.

Questionnaires Show Many Students
Planning To Attend Summer Session

"Cavaleiapar Rusticana"
preceded by "THE IMPRESARIO" by Mozart
Wed liiesd cry Ihiy) ughS fl IrI r i n ights,
MARCH 4, 5, 6, 7 - 8:30 P.M.
Tickets: $1.10, 83c, 55c (tax included)
The box-office will open Monday at 10 aim.
Season ticket holders are reminded that coupons must be exchanged
by Thursday, March 5 .Because of the heavy sale we anticipate, we
shall appreciate it if you will attend on Wednesday or Thursday nights.
Phone 6300

Tabulations of the Student Plans
Inquiry, which indicate that nearly
one-half of the responding Univer-
sity students not graduating in May
plan to enroll this summer, went to
deans and directors of the Univer-
sity's 14 schools and colleges yester-
Using probable enrollment figures
as a working base, later to be sup-
plemented by tabulations of desired
courses, each school and college willz
draft its own war-term- academict
Of all non-graduating students,c
5,747, or 73 percent, returned ques-E
tionnaires, the War Board said. Allz
tabulations have been made upon
the 73.4 percent of the sttdents who1
responded, and not upon the total
University enrollment.
Summer Attendance Figures j
Probable long summer term at-
tendance, based upon the question-3
naires, sums up like this:7
2,521, or 43.9 percent of thej
Unique Steel Huts
Used By Marines
WASHINGTON, Feb. 28. --(A')-
The same type of hut keeps Marines
cool in Panama and warm in Iceland.
The Navy calls the pre-fabricated
steel houses "Quonset Huts" because
they are made in Quonset, Rhode Is-
land, and says the huts "look like
overgrown oil-drums turned on their
sides and partially buried."
They are built on a foundation of
light steel trusses bolted together.
Over this is laid a wooden floor
which comes in sections.
Between the composition inside
walls and the corrugated metal out-
side walls an insulation wood fiber
is spread to give warmth in cold
countries and to hold out the heat
in the tropics.
When used in the tropics, the huts
have screened doors and windows at
each end, but in the Arctic wooden
bulkheads are at the ends to keep
out the cold.
Each hut, designed to permit 10
single-tier bunks, can accommodate
about 25 men, although in the Canal
Zone a smaller number occupies each

students, indicate that they will
enroll in the full-length summer
1,948, or 33.9 percent, are un-
certain as to summer enroll-
1,278, or 22,2 percent, said that
they would not return to attend
the University this summer.
Accepting the return of question-
naires by nearly three-quarters of
the non-graduating students as "very
gratifying," the' War Board yester-
day took the following stand in the
estimation of summer term enroll-
"It is probable that some, and per-
haps many, of the 3,226 students who
indicated that they will not return,
or are uncertain about returning,
for the summer term will later de-
cide to enroll, particularly if the
University is successful in develop-
ing some program of financial aid
for students participated in acceler-
ated study."
No Information Available
No information is available con-
cerning enrollment in the eight-week
summer session, which will run con-
currently with the 16-week summer
term, and it is quite possible that the
short session will attract as many

students as usual. In past summers,
the majority of summer session en-
rollment has been composed of high
school teachers, August graduates
and other students who lacked four
or six hours credit. University ad-
ministrators are anxious to deter-
mine the approximate summer en-
rollment in order to find out what
percentage of the operative costs can
be defrayed by tuition money.
Prof. Harlow J. Heneman, execu-
tive director of the War Board, said
that the accelerated program, as out-
lined by the new calendar, will make
it possible for students to receive a
bachelor's degree in two years and
eight months.
Returns from a survey of 700 high
schools to determine the probable
enrollment of freshmen in the sum-
mer term will be announced soon.
Students in the education, phar-
macy and forestry schools responded
10 percent to the questionnaire. The
percentage return from other schools
is as follows: architecture-69.6;
business administration-87.7; den-
tistry-83.1; engineering-90.1; grad-
uate-52.3; law-48; L.S.& A.-70.3;
medicine-73.8; music-95.3, and
public health-51.99 No question-
naires were submitted to the nursing
school as all nurses attend year-
around classes.




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