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THE MICHIGAN DAILY

x RW Yp ALFRIL l 7s 942

TWO FRIDAY, APRIL V~, 1942

New State-Wide
Defense Series
To Open Today
Alt, Morrison To Instruct
Transportation Control,
Bond) Protection Class
25 Courses Planned
Two courses in the new engineering
science and management defense
series, which is being inaugurated
this week in industrial centers
throughout the state, will meet to-
day for the first .time.
Professor Glenn L. Alt, of the civil
engineering department, will direct a
class in aerial bombardment protec-
tion at the Raekham Memorial Build-
ing in Detroit. Having recently at-
tended a national conference on
bombardment protection in New York
City, he has designed the course to
arcquaint practicing engineers and
architects with new methods which
he learned there.
A course in traffic control will be
directed by Professor Roger L. Morri-
son of the transportation depart-
ment, who has done extensive re-
search work on special traffic prob-
lems in congested defense areas, and
blackout traffic problems. Traffic
control classes will be held in the
municipal court building at Dear-
tk orn.
Although the new defense program
has been planned in general for engi-
neers with at least two years of col-
lege training or its equivalent in
practical experience, eligibility is to
be determined by the individual in-
structors who may waive the require-
ments in special cases.
A total of 25 courses is being
opened in this, which is the third'
defense series of the year. Fifteen
of the courses are to be directed by
members of the University engineer-
ing college faculty.
Courses have been opened in De-
troit, Ann Arbor, Grand Rapids,
Flint, Jackson and Dearborn.
Having had only two in the second
defense series, Ann Arbor will ex-
pand its share of the courses -this
term to three. Classes in Production
Supervision, Mechanical Drawing
and Advanced Machine Drafting will
be held here.
Malta Receives Award
LONDON, April 16. - (41) -- The
King tonight awarded to the fottified
Mediterranean island of Malta the
George Cross-the first time in his-
tory that such a decoration had been
conferred on a part of the empire.
To the bestowal Malta's governor
thus replied: "With God's help Malta
will not weaken, but will endure until
the victory is won."

'Hillelzapoppin', Eight Act Show
Will Be Given By Student Group

Foremen's Clubs
To Hold Annual

Honors Program Is Now Open
To Sophomores With B Record

Action, comedy, drama, satire will
compose eight acts in "Hillelzapop-
pin'," Hillel Foundation's stunt show
to open at 8:00 p.m., April 24, at the
Lydia Mendelssohn Theatre.
On the more serious side of the
program will be the funds to be do-
nated to the Bomber Scholarship
Fund and other war relief agencies.
Total gate receipts will be given to
the funds..
h eplacing the traditional major
production by the Hillel Players,
"Hillelzapoppin' " will enable the
Foundation to aid directly in war ac-
tivities. The Players continue work
in direction of the stunt show.
The acts, eight in all, are in in-
tense rehearsal. They will be pre-
sented by fraternities, sororities and
a League house.
The hilarious 'Hellzapoppin' " spir-

it will be represented by Kappa Nu's
raffle. Alpha Epsilon Phi will give
a blackface act.
Sigma Alpha Nu will bring back
the old days with a minstrel show
while Phi Sigma Delta and the
League house will present skits.
The war aid theme will extend even
to the acts. Pi Lambda Phi will run
a double or nothing quiz show for
Defense Savings Stamps.
Phi Sigma Sigma will follow the
travels of a lost fraternity pin. Zeta
Beta Tau will have a variety show.
Masters of ceremonies will be Hal
Cooper, '43, and Woody Block, '42.
Their job will be to make the air
crackle with witticisms.
Between the acts various well-
known but now secret persons will
entertain. Their identities will be
announced at a later date.
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New Seminar
Aids Foresters
To Studei VI ei ads
Whether the present forestry stu-
dents go to the service of Uncle Sam's
army or whether they enter the ranks
of the government foresters, those in
Michigan's School of Forestry and
Conservation, who are enrolled in a,
new seminar course being tried out
this semester, will be adequately
equipped for life in the great out-
doors.
Growing out of a request by stu-
dents in the forestry school, this
"trial-balloon" course was set up by
Prof. Samuel A. Grah amn and Prof.
Earl C. O'Roke, in collaboration with
the rest of the faculty, who have
added a great deal of their trial and
error experience as textmterial for
the course.

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are Dan Seiden, '4, president 01fUWe
Hillel Players, and Mildred Gerson,
'43.
Tickets will go on sale at the box
office at Lydia Mendelssohn Theatre
from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., April 22, and
through the week. They are now on
sale at Hillel Foundation and from
representatives of the Foundation.
.

Correlative with the academic
course is instruction in field work
which is supplied by John Craighead,
Grad., and his brother, Frank Craig-
head, Grad., who act as leaders when
the group makes Saturday excur-
,ions.
The course has been optional andj
so far, although successful, has been
limited to a small number of stu-
dents, Professor Graham reports.
The seminar meets weekly and such
topics as outdoor pests, sunburn,
woodcraft and irritating animals andI
plants are discussed.
Although the course is not pri-
marily to equip the students for the
army's outdoor life. said Professor
Graham, it will undoubtedly be of
advantage to those who plan to enter
the armed forces.

May 4 For Civil
Service Positioins
University students must file ap-1
plications for technical aid positions
and junior engineering aid posts with
the Detroit Civil Service Commission
by May 4.
Examinations for these posts will
be held on May 9. Salaries for the
technical aid jobs, which includes
general medical science and business
administration, are $1,560 per year,
increasing to $1,716 after July 1. In
engineering aid the induction salary
is $1,740, increasing to $1,914 on
July 1.
Both fields are opened to men and
women. Resident requirements for
men have been lifted but women ap-
plicants must be residents of the
state of Michigan.
Applications must be made on an
official blank which may be obtained
at the offices of the Detroit Civil
Service Commission, 15th Floor, Wa-
ter Board Building, 735 Randolph
Street, Detroit. All applicants must
be of good health, habits and moral
character.
Unitarianis Will Hold
)iscusion O Defense
"Civilian Defense" will be discussed
after the monthly parish dinner at
6:15 pm. today in the Unitarian
Church.
Prof. George Ross, of the land-
scape architecture department who
is now on leave of absence with the
Michigan State Planning Board, will
speak on the work-being done, and
Mr.Neil Staebler of Ann Arbor will
talk on "Democracy's Counter-At-
tack."
The procedure for election of new
officers of the Laymen's League will
also be announced by Mr. Harold
Vaughp, president. Mrs. Antoine Jo-
in is in charge of arrangements.

Meeting sHereB
-
Michigan, Ohio )elegatesT
Will Conzfer ToIlorow;r a
Faculty Men To Leitue n
Delegates to the fourth annual
Foremen's Conference will gather atI
Hill Auditorium-their general head- r
quarters-tomorrow for an all-day f
series of meetings and discussions.
Sponsored by the University. Ex-
tention Service, the National Associa-
tion of Foremen and the Foremen's
Clubs of Michigan and Ohio, repre-
sentatives to the conference, will hear
talks on various phases of the fore-
men's work and 'dace in manage-
ment.r
Members of the faculty who will
participate in the Conference include<
Prof. Charles B. Gordy of the me-
chanical engineering department,
Prof. Orlan W. Boston of metal pro-1
cessing, and director of the University
instrument shop, Prof. John W. Rie-
gal of industrial relations and di-
rector of the Bureau of Industrial
Relations.
Prof. Carl G. Brandt, chairman of
the Department of Engineering Eng-
lish and director of Student-Alumni
Relations, Professor Thomas Dia-
mond of the vocational education
department, and T. Luther Purdom,
director of the Bureau of Appoint-
ments and Occupational Informa-
tion.
The conference will open at 9:30
a.m. with a general session in Hill
Auditorium and separate conferences
will follow at 10:45 a.m. Delegates
will meet for lunch at the Union and
will start the afternoon program at
Hill Auditorium with music by Prof.
William D. Revelli and the University
Band at 1 p.m., then another general
session and afternoon conferences
beginning at 2:30 pm.
Dr. L.. Sant.hez
To rTalk lody
Spanih (critie To Appear
In Fordig1 Leture
Dr. Luis Alberto Sanchez, one of
South America's most distinguished
scholars and critics, will present a
University lecture in Spanish titled
"La tradicion y la raza en la latera-
ture Americana" at 4:15 p.m. today
in the Rackham Amphitheatre.
Sponsored by the Department of
Romance Languages, Dr. Sanchez is
Professor of American and Peruvian
Literature at the University of San
Marcos, Lima, Peru. He received his
Doctor's degree there and an honor-
ary degree from the University of
Chile.
Dr. Sanchez is the recipient of
many honors both at home and
abroad, and is a member of many
1learned societies. His principal pub-
lications have been in the field of
literature, dealing with histories of
American and Peiuvian literature.
At present, Dr. Sanchez is ex-
change professor at Columbia Uni-.
versity and includes Ann Arbor in a
tour of lectures covering many
American educational institutions.

All students planning work in the 1they make in their ethical judg-
Honors Program-a four-year old ments," Professor Thuma declared.
University innovation which replaces Although Professor Thuma is con-
concentration studies-will be able to nected with the psychology depart-
apply today and every Monday, Wed- ment, he is acting as tutor for this
group because his own background
nesday and Friday from 3 p.m. to plays an important part in relating
4:30 p.m. in Room 1204, Angell Hall. science to ethics. The very nature
The Degree Program for Honors in of the work taken up also exempts
Liberal Arts is now open to sopho- both students and tutors from any
mores with a B average and offers technical philosophical training.
five hours University credit. At the to read and the ability to think clea
end of next year results of the pro- ly," Professor Thuma pointed out.
gram will be weighed in order to de-

cide its future continuation.
Work in the Honors Program is
done in groups of three to five stu-
dents under the guidance of faculty
tutor. This tutorial system -an al-
most total stranger to American edu-
cation - stresses the individual stu-
dent's development over the usual
"mass treatment."
The present program consists of
three senior and five junior groups,
the latter to be continued during the
next academic year. Approximate-
ly 40 students are enrolled in the en-
tire program.
Illustrating the type of work done
and predagogical system employed
in ,this program, the group under
Prof. Burton D. Thuma of the psy-
chology department is analyzing mor-
al theories of antiquity and today.
The group's reading started with
such authors as Aristotle and Lucre-
tius, according to Professor Thuma,
and has been carried through the
medieval Thomas Aquinas and mod-
ern writers including Bentham and
John Stuart. A constant stress has
been placed on the application of
these writings both td modern prob-
lems and to the individual student's
ethical views.
"One of the main aims of this
group is to get students to determine
their own moral views and to analyze
the fundamental assumptions which
ESup)I'rt the
Em'wrgenicy Fund
International Ball
Union Bai-oom
April 17, 1942

Judiciary Lou neil,
Set, P eiitioll 'Date
Petitions for president and secre-
tary of the Men's Judiciary Council
for the coming year must be turned
in at the student offices of the Union
by noon tomorrow, according to -Wil-
liam Slocum, '42, president of the
Council.
Applicants should include in their
petitions their school, campus activi-
ties, exact scholastic point average,
draft status and any recommenda-
tions whidh they may have for im-
proving student government.
Under the revised constitution of
the Council, the other members will
be the managing editor of The -Daily
and the presidents of the Union, IFC,
Congress and Engineering Council.
The president and -secretary will be
chosen Monday.

String of Pearls
Day Dreaming
Glenn Miller-.
Skylark
Good Night Captain
Dinah Shore.
Miss You
Rose O'Day
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Im Losing My Mind
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World demand' for strategic min-
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TUXEDO-Size 36. Call Larry,
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WANTED-Bike. Will pay well for a
good bike. Call Sid, 2-1682, be-
tween 7-8 p.m. 319c
CLOTHES BOUGHT AND SOLD-
Ben the Tailor, 122 East Washing-
ton. Phone after 6 o'clock, 5387.
MISCELLANEOUS
MIMEOGRAPHING - Thesis bind-
ing. Brumfield and Brumfield, 308
S. State. 6c
WASHED SAND AND GRAVEL -
Driveway gravel, washed pebbles.
Killins Gravel Company, phone
7112. 7c
FOR SALE
FOR SALE-Kalart micromatic flash
synchronizer. Call 8877 after 7
o'clock. Ask for Walt. 322c
BOOK SALE-College texts, Medical,
Nursing, Law, Reference, Fiction,
and miscellaneous BOOKS. Buy
some for your collection at this
Anniversary Sale. Biddle's Book-
store, 11 Nickels Arcade. 323c
FLORISTS
FLOWERS--The way to a girl's heart
is to give her flowers. Be sure her
flowers are from LODI GREEN-
HOUSE. Tel. 25-8374.

HELP WANTED
TEACHERS: College Iowa-Physics
1900; Kansas Languages 1200 plus
kee - Women's Physical Educa-
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Secondary positions of all kinds-
Many States-One mail last week
brought 67 calls-Enroll for better
position-Cline Teachers' Agency,
East Lansing, Michigan. 324c
LOST and FOUND
LOST-Maroon Eversharp pen. Re-
ward. Phone Eric Zalenski, 8177.
LOST-Black Wahl Eversharp pen
Initials L. W. H. Reward. Call
Larry Hayes. 2-4401. 319c
LOST-White gold Bulova watch and
band between Main Library and
Liberty. Call 2-3241. Reward.
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closed-or turned into breeding grounds for lies
and liate.

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STUDENTS' BUNDLES WANTED-
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you. It most not happen herel Whatever the
cost, the Axis must be smashed. Your part, as a
college student, is clear. You may not be behind
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soldiers, sailors, and marines the weapons they
need for Victory.
Put your dimes and dollars into fighting uniform
now by buying United States Savings Bonds and
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yourself-because you are not asked togive your
money, but to lend it. You can start buying
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