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Engine Council
Sets Deadline
For Petitioning
Lists Are Due April 10;
Representatives' Election
Will Be Held April 15
Engineering college freshmen,
sophomores and juniors desiring
positions as class. representatives on
the Engineering Council for the com-
ing year must submit their petitions
by noon, Friday, April 10, to the
Dean's office, 255 West Engineering
Building, if they wish to have their
names put on the ballot.
According to the rules of the elec-
tion, the petition must include the
signatures of at least 15 men from
the candidate's class, his qualifica-
tions for office and a list of proposed
activities for the Council for the
coming year.
Two representatives of each class
will be chosen in the elections to be
held Wednesday, April 15. The fresh-
man receiving the highest vote will
serve for three years, the highest
sophomore for two years and the
juniors and runners-up will each
have one-year terms.
The freshman election will be held
in the regular freshman assemblies,
while sophomores and juniors will
cast their ballots at the polls to be
located above the Engineering Arch.
Continuing a practice inaugurated
last year, Robert Sforzini, '43E, di-
rector of the election, has announced
that all candidates will be required
to have their pictures taken between
4:30 and 5:30 p.m. Friday, April 10.
Candidates are also requested to
bring their eligibility cards.
The coordinating body of all engi-
neering college activities, the Engi-
neering Council annually sponsors
various engineering get-togethers.
supervises the engineering honor sys-
tem, oversees student administration
and coordinates the activities of the
various engineering societies.
Latin Professors
To Attend Meeting
Of Classical Group
In New Orleans this week for the
38th annual meeting of the Classi-
cal Association of the Middle West
and South, to be held April 2-4, are
Profs. Fred S. Dunham and Bruno
Meinecke of the University's Latin
As secretary-treasurer of the As-
sociation, Professor Dunham will take
part in the meeting of the executive
committee which will officially open
proceedings. He will also preside at
a meeting Thursday of the state vice-
presidents. Professor Meinecke will
address a eonvocation Saturday on
the subject "Medical Conceptions of
Roman Laymen."
Recently a committee headed by
Professor Dunham and including
representatives from the Classical
Association of the Atlantic States
and that of New England compiled a
report on the contemporary impor-
tance of classical languages which will
appear in the April issue of Educa-
tion magazine under the title, "The
High School's Obligation to Demo-

Buyers To'
To Trade I.
Metal Tubes
WPB Forbids Toothpaste
Sales Without Return
Of Used Container
WASHINGTON, March 31.-()-
The War Production Board today
prohibited retail merchants from
selling toothpaste or shaving cream
in tubes to any customer who fails
to turn in some type of used collap-
sible tube for each new one pur-
The provision, first of its kind and
effective immediately, makes retail-
ers responsible for the trade-in tran-
saction and directs that the used
tubes thus collected be held subject
to WPB orders.
At the same time, the Board placed
drastic restrictions on future use and
production of collapsible tin tubes
and prohibited their use entirely for
foods, cosmetics and most toilet pre-
Under the terms of the trade-in
provision, a WPB spokesman de-
clared, retailers are liable to penal-
ties prescribed under the' second war
powers act--a maximum of $10,000
fine and a year's imprisonment-if
sales of tube toothpaste or shaving
cream are made in violation of the
Purchasers will not be required to
exchange a used tube of the same
type as the tube being purchased
H~eIrew Ieast
Eight-Day Passover Rites
Start At Sunset
The setting of the sun today will
mark the beginning of the eight day
celebration of the ancient Feast of
Commemorating the flight of the
Israelites from the bondage of the
Egyptians, the Feast of Passover is
characterized by elaborate symbol-
ism. Special foodsof symbolical var-
ieties are eaten during the celebra-
At sunset, the beginning of the
Hebrew day, the Feast starts with
the ceremonial meal called the Seder.
Sedorim are held the first and sec-
ond evenings of the celebration.
At the Sedorim, the rituals handed
down from generation to generation
are performed. The unleavened
bread, symbolizing the hurry of the
flight from Egypt, is first broken at
.that time.
Among the other ceremonial foods
is the salt water signifying the tears
of the Israelites, the bitter herbs
symbolizing the bitterness of the life
of bondage and the mixture of wine,
eggs and meal symbolizing the mor-
tar of the pyramids the Israelites
Campus observance will be spon-
sored by Hillel Foundation. Special
meals prepared in the prescribed
manner will be served at Lane Hall
for the entire week. The first Seder
will begin at 6:30 p.m. today.

Record Series
Art Association Sponsors
Program In 'Rackham
The first of two concerts of re-
corded music illustrating authentic
examples of early Egyptian, Greek,
Medieval, Baroque, and Modern mus-
ic will be presented from 8 to 10 p.m.
today in the Rackham Galleries by
the Ann Arbor Art Association in
conjunction with its elaborate exhi-
bition, "An Introduction to Archi-
Following a brief talk by Richard
Lippold, instructor of design in the
College of Architecture, who has or-
ganized the program, many rare and
beautiful examples of music and in-
struments never heard in concert
will be presented. Included on the
program will be a "Hymn to the
Sun" by Mesomedes of the classical
Greek period, a Mass attributed to
the coronation of Charles V, 1364, sev-
eral imported recordings of a Baroque
organ of 1612, the St. Thomas Kirche
choirs, ancient clavichords, and mod-
ern experiments in eighth and six-
teenth tones. Most of these records
are taken from Mr. Lippold's private
The second concert will be held
at the same time tomorrow in the
galleries, and will include different
and equally exciting material from
the same periods. The public, stu-
dents as well as faculty and towns-
people, is cordially invited.


April 1, 4:00 'p.m. Dr. L. J. O'Rourke,
Director of Research, United States
Civil Service Commission, will speak
on the subject "Federal Civil Service
Positions for Men and Women." At
7:30 Mr. John Haien, Chrysler Cor-
poration, will discuss "Jobs for Men

in Defense Industries" and Mr.
Thomas P. Garrity, Assistant Direc-
tor, Vocational Training for War
Workers, will discuss "Jobs for Wo-
men in Defense Industries."
Thursday, April 2, 4:00 p.m. "State
(Continued on Page 4)


High lights
On Camputs
"Labor Scarcity in Great Britain
and Germany" will be the subject
under discussion at the fourth bi-
weekly journalism coffee hour at 4
p.m. today in Haven Hall.
Prof. Wesley H. Maurer, of the
journalism department, will present
material which the Federal Labor
Security Board has recently released
in its "Memorandum No. 18-Labor
Security and Labor Market Policy
under an Armament Program in Ger-
many and Great Britain."
* * *
The fourth meeting of the Naval
Affairs Club will be held at 7:30
p.m. today in Room 16 Angell Hall to
discuss "The Japanese Navy."
Edward W. Mill of the political
science department and faculty ad-
viser of the club will lead the dis-
cussion. The purpose of the club is to
give those students who are interest-
ed in conditions of the present war
an opportunity to discuss the broader
aspects of its naval policy and stra-
Each member is assigned some
particular field of naval knowledge
and with one or two others becomes
thoroughly familiar with that phase
of the war. Angelo Trogan, '44, is
secretary and membership chairman
of the group.
"Plastics in Modern Engineer-
ing" will be the subject of L. R.
Colwell's talk before a regular meet-
ing of the student American Soci-
ety of Mechanical Engineers at
7:30 pm today in the Kellogg Audi-
torium, new dental building.
The speech by Colwell, instructor
in the metal processing department,
will be followed by discussion con-
cerning plans for the tenth annual
ASME conference at Notre Dame,
April 20 and 21. Waldemar Rupin-
ski, winner of the local competition,
will read his paper on "Mercury
Cycle Boilers," in a contest with other
midwest winners.
ASCE To See Movies
Of Golden Gate Bridge
Moving pictures of the erection of
the San Francisco Golden Gate
Bridge will be shown at 7:30 p.m. to-
clay before a meeting of the Student
chlapter of thew American Society of
Civil Engineers.
The picture, furnished by the Beth-
lehem Steel Company, deals with the
fabrication of the bridge and also
with the many engineering problems
encountered in its construction.
John Auferoth, '43E, publicity
chairman of the ASCE said that the
movie depu ts ""alsot transoortation
d ifficlties in bringing sir uctural
nu t teri llI(I it (e of Ite bridge ad
riethods ofveiorrminmg tohm.n

VOL. LII. No. 133
Publication in the Daily Official
Bulletin is constructive notice to all
members of the University.
Student Tea: President and Mrs.
Ruthven will be at home to students
this afternoon from 4 to 6 o'clock.
Note to Seniors, May Graduates,
and Graduate Students: Please file
application for degrees or any special
certificates (i.e. Geology Certificate,
Journalism Certificate, etc.) at once
if you expect to receive a degree or
certificate at Commencement on May
30, 1942. We cannot guarantee that
the University will confer a degree
or certificate at Commencement up-
on any student who fails to file such
application before the close of busi-
ness on Thursday, April 30. If ap-
plication is received later than April
30, your degree or certificate may not
be awarded until next fall.
Candidates for degrees or certifi-
cates may fill out cards at once at
the office of the secretary or record-
er of their own school or college (stu-
dents enrolled in the College of Lit-
erature, Science, and the Arts, School
of Music, School of Education, and
School of Public Health, please note
that application blanks may be ob-
tained and filed in the Registrar's
Office, Room 4, University Hall).
Please do not delay until the last
day, as more than 2500 diplomas and
certificates must be lettered, signed,
and sealed and we shall be greatly
helped in this work by the early fil-
ing of applications and the resulting
longer period for preparation.
The filing of these applications
does not involve the payment of any
fee whatsoever.
Shirley W Smith
Group Hospitalization and Surgi-
cal Service: New applications for en-
rollment or revisions of former con-
tracts may be filed at the Univer-
sity Business Office until the close
of business on Saturday, April 25.
Thereafter no new enrollments or
applications will be permitted until
next October. Applications filed in
the present enrollment period will be-
come effective May 5, 1942.
Staff Travel by Automobile: As a
measure of economy it is requested
that faculty and staff members who
have occasion to travel on Univer-
sity business by personally owned or
University owned automobile report
their plans in advance to the office
of Dr. Frank E. Robbins, Assistant to
the President (Campus telephone
328), in order that, when feasible,
persons going to the same place at
the same time may ride in the same
car and save both tires and expense.
A record of such plans will be kept
in the President's Office, and those
who find it necessary to make a trip
may inquire there as to the possi-
bility of riding with others. Waste
is sabotage.
The Student War Board has been
established to coordinate all student
activities directed toward the fur -
therance of the war effort; and in
pursuance of this aim, it set up the
following regulations:
1) All organizations are required
to submit to this board, in room 1009
Angell Hall, a report of current ac-
tivities in relation to war efforts, by
April 9, 1942.
2) Henceforth, all organizations
who are planning such projects
should have the permission of this
committee before taking action.
A supply of copies of the Report of
the University Librarian for 1940-41
has been sent to the office of each
dean of a school or college of the
University. Members of the Uni-
versity staff who wish copies of this
Report may have them upon applica-
tion at these offices or by coming t
the office of the Director, 210 Li

W. G. Rice, Director
Members of the Social Sciellees
and Humanities Faculties: It is ur-
gent that the questionnaires recently
sent to you be returned before noon
today. They may be left at the
office of the Sociology Department,
115 Haven Hall.
Robert C. Angell
Fau lity, College of literaturc. Sci-
etc, and the Arts: Midsiomester' re
poi'ts are due nobt I cr tl i uaaur
da l i~ ~r1(d rr y. April 4.
to all epartmental offices. Greet'
cards are being provided for fresh
Mal reports; they should be returna
to the office of the Academic Coun-
selors, 108 Mason Hall. White cards
for reporting sophomores, juniors,
and seniors should be returned to
1220 Angell Hall.
Midsemester reports should name
those students, freshman and up-

perclass, whose standing at midsem-
ester is D or E, not merely those who
receive D or E in so-called. midsem-
ester examinations.
Students electing our courses, but
registered in other schools or col-
leges of the University should be re-.
ported to the school or college in
which they are registered.
Additional cards may be had at
108 Mason Hall or 1220 Angell Hall.
E. A. Walter, Assistant Dean
Attention Hopwood Contestants:
All manuscripts must be in the Eng-
lish Office, 3221 Angell Hall, by 4:30
p.m., Monday, April 13. No manu-
script will be accepted after this
Students are urged to read care-
fully the rules for the ;contests. Note
especially kind of " paper. and details
of binding. Manuscripts not done in
conformity with tlh rules will not be
accepted. R. W. Cowden
Aeronautical Engineering Stu-
dents: There will be available in the
Department of Aeronautical Engin-
eering one laboratory assistantship I
and three student assistantships for
the summer and fall terms. These
assistantships are in general restrict-
ed to upperclassmen and graduate
students, and the selection is made
very largely on the basis of scholastic
standing. Applications for these
positions will be received up to AprilI
15, 1942. Students wishing to make'
application should address them to
Professor E. A. Stalker, B-47 East
Engineering Building, and should give
a brief statement of their qualifica-
tions and experience in regard to both
their scholastic work and any outside
experience they may have had. A
statement should also be made giving
their plans for further study in Aero-
nautical Engineering.
Students, College of Engineering:
The final day for dropping courses
without record will be Saturday,
April 4. A course may be dropped
only with the permission of the clas-
sifier, after conference with the in-
The final day for removal of in-
completes will be Saturday, April 4.
A. H. Lovell, Secretary
School of Education Freshmen:
Courses dropped after Saturday,
April 4, will be recorded with the
grade of E except under extraordin-
ary circumstances.dNo course is con-
sidered officially dropped unless it
has been reported in the office of
the Registrar, Room 4, University
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New Loading Coils Save Coppe:rd Nickel for War

A LOAi)ING COIL is dough-
nc.t-shaped contrivance of copper
wire wound over a ring of alloy
containing nickel. Its job is to
give your voice an electrical "push"
as you talk over a telephone line.
There is about one loading coil
for every mile of an average Long
Distance telephone circuit in cable
-nearly half a million in Michi
gan ':lone, bsides about 200,000
oil locial r's,
For )years ItIe- HellSysternis V,
sear li has been making these coils
progressively smaller, yet keeping
them as effective as the larger coils.

Now, as a further step to help meet
the shortage of war materials, pad-
ing coils have been developed that
use only about half as much copper
and nickel as the former type. The
pictures indicate the latest reduc-
tion in size.
Material shortages and war conser-
jatior orders /nake it impossible in
scime instances to stPPly telephone
,crrie' as in the as,. Bat while every
/urmi ssable effort will be made to
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