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S.A" URD.AY, MAY 33 1942


U Employes
To Partieipa ve
Ini Bond Drive
Local High School Seniors
Will Open Systematic
Campaign Next Week
As part of the city-wide canvass
to solicit pledges to purchase war
bonds, local high school seniors will
call at the homes of all University
employes Monday and Tuesday of
next week, asking them to partici-
pate in a systematic savings plan.
The University's answer to the in-
auguration of the nation-wide bond-
buying campaign, which will begin
next week, is designed to make bond
purchases easier through regular
payroll deductions.
Through the savings plan, every
University employe-be he a dean
or custodian-will be able to buy
bonds without reducing savings ac-
counts. Deductions are made in mul-
tiples of $3.75 per month from pay-
rolls for the purchase of Series 'E'
war bonds.
Purely voluntary, pledges may be
revoked at any time. Information
concerning the plan has been mailed
to most employes with pledge cards.
Similar plans have proven very
popular in many industries. The
payroll deductions are added up from
month to month until the fund is
sufficient to purchase a bond of the
denomination indicated on the
pledge. Series 'E' bonds come in de-
nominations of $25, $50, $100, $500
and $1,000.
Technic Editor
Reveals Plans
for New Year,

Leader Of Marines

Col. Samuel L. Howard, 51, was
the senior officer of Marine Corps
personnel on Corregidor when the
Philippine island fortress fell to
the Japanese invaders.
H I olili ohts
On Campus..
Alan Bott, '42E, was reelected
president of the University of Michi-
gan Flying Club for the coming year.
Jack Marrow, '42E, holds the office
of vice-president and Warren Rob-
inson, '42E, was reelected treasurer.
* ,*
John S. Bugas, head of the Detroit
office of the FBI, will lecture on
"Citizens' Responsibilities to Law
Enforcement" at 8:15 p.m. Monday
in Hill Auditorium.
The lecture will be the fourth in
a weekly series being offered to ac-

Torpedo Plane
Will Aid Fleet,
Stalker States
Strongly urging far greater use of
the torpedo plane as potentially the
deadliest weapon of a fleet arm, Prof.
Edward A. Stalker, head of the aero-
nautical engineering department,
yesterday charged that the German
battleships which escaped through
the Straits of Dover would have been
sunk by high-class torpedo planes.
Citing the rout of the Italian fleet
at Taranto by old-type British
Swordfishes and the sinking of the
mighty Nazi battleship Bismarck by
similar planes, he pointed out that
when a dozen or more such aircraft
attack capital ships, hits are almost
Stalker lamented that insufficient
design attention has been paid this
type of aircraft, and stressed that,
such planes in use are both slow and
lacking in armament.
Field Of Aviation
In an article in the Michigan
Alumnus Quarterly Review, he cov-
ered the whole field of war aviation-
time and again making clear his con-
viction that air power properly used
will be the decisive factor in this war.
In his discussion of the U.S. plane
production program, he said, "when
it comes to mass production America
is unique. America can certainly
count on having the huge quantities
of planes necessaryto win the war."
Stalker also declared without qual-
ification that "there is no limit in
sight as to the size of aircraft" and
added that since speeds of large and
small planes are tending toward
equal maximums, fighters will prob-
ably become large aircraft "carrying
great fire-power and able to attain
great range and altitude."
Transport Planes
In this connection also he ap-
proved huge transport planes which
in the post-war era could fill many
of the present functions of trains
and large sea liners.
Stalker discussed the question of
mass production versus innovation
in detail, stating that "an air force
numerically inferior should concen-
trate on production," but that when
equality approached, "innovations
adapted to the production design
can be made."
Tokwer IDesigiuim;
'Will BeExplaite<l
In I'Leture Toay
A special talk on designing trans-
mission towers will be given by C.
M. Goodrich, consulting engineer for
the Canadian Bridge Company, at
10:30 a.m. today in Room 402 West
Engineering Building.
The lecture, which will deal with
various phases of engineering in re-
gard to tower designing. will he sup-
plemented by illustrations of the
theory of "Limit Design."
Goodrich has had several years of
experience all over the world and
was a pioneer in the field of trans-
mission and radio towers.
Although the lecture is especially
recommended to engineering stu-
dents interested in metal structure,
anyone else interested is cordially
invited to attend.
KANSAS CITY, Mo.-/P, -Thieves
who robbed the highland Pharmacy
last night took more than $200 worth
of whiskey and- three dozen pack-
ages of headache powders.

Allies Repulse Japanese Fleet
In Tremendous Naval Battle
(Contiumed from Page 1)
the Southwest Pacific area. This battle arises from operations which I
announced carlier today had begun May 4 with some losses to the enemy.
"What is taking place is of crucial importance to the whole conduct
of the war in this theatre. I have no information as to how the engage-
ient is dcvcloping. I woould like the nation to- know, however, that there
will be on thf part of our forces and the forces of the United States that
devotion to duty which is characteristic of the naval and air forces of the
United Siates, Britan and this Commonwealth.
"One further thing I should say: nobody at this moment can tell what
the result of this engagement will be. If it should go advantageously we
will have cause for great gratitude and our position will be clearer.
"Bt if we should not have the advantages in this battle which we
hope for, we will have a sterner ordeal and greater and graver responsi-
"ttThis battle will not decide the war. It will determine the immediate
tactics which will be pursued by ourselves and the common enemy. I ask
the people of Australia, having regard to the grave consequences implicit
in this cngagement, to take a sober, realistic estimate of their duty to the
nation. As I speak those who are participating in this engagement are
conforming to the sternest discipline, subjecting themselves with all they
have-the last measure of devotion it may be for many of them-to
accomplishing the increased safety and security of this territory.
"And in the face of their example and their discipline I feel it is not
asking overmuch of every citizen who today is being defended by these
gallant men in this area to regard himself as being engaged in the second
line service of Australia. This today is the front line. It needs the maxi-
mum support of every man and woman in the Commonwealth.
"With all the responsibility which I feel, which the Government feels,
which I am quite sure Parliament as a whole shares, I put it to every man
whom these words reach-however they may reach him-that he owes
it to those men and tofe future of the country not to be stinting in what
he will now do for Australia."
"Men are fighting for Australia today, Mr. Speaker. Those who are
not fighting have no excuse for not working."



Associated Press

T H O S E O P E N S P A C E S-Pulling strings is a matter of
life or death now, for R. D. Griffin, seaman first class, U.S. navy.
must release the parachute that will drop him to earth gradually.
He has just jumped from a training plane at the Corpus Christi,
Tex., naval air station, as part of his final examination. His home
is in Oakland Park, Fla.

"The so-called Gargoyle-Technic quaint the public with methods 0f
feud, started last year and augment- self-protection against air raids and
ed this year, has now been called a means of combating sabotage.
darw and officially ended," William * * *
E. Hutcherson. '43E, new editor of Nothing like a little rain can dis-
the Technic, announced in a policy courage a band player, and the
declaration yesterday. members of the University Band are
Explaining his contemplated pro- depending on good weather for their
gram for future issues of the Technic, first Pops concert tomorrow from
America's oldest and most outstand- 8 p.m. to 9 p.m. on the library steps.
ing college engineering magazine, The program, postponed last week
Hutcherson also announced that the because of showers, will be the same
new editors would try to bring the as previously announced, with the
magazine closer to the students by addition of a new feature, the Meta-
frequent opinion survey articles. Four. This quartet of singers,
more student-written articles, and Charles Thatcher, '43E, Bob Roberts,
by complete coverage of all engineer- '45E, Louis Davis, '43SM and Don
ing departments. Wallace, '43SM, will sing some selec-
With the rare distinction of hav- tions in "barber shop" style.
ing garnered more than 29 awards The program for the concert fol-
during the past 11 years and having lows: "Campu; on Parade March,"
won first in two successive years in by Meretta; "Ponce de Leon Overa-
the Engineering College Magazines ture." by Olivadoti; "His Honor
Associated contest, the Technic will March." by Fillmore, "Cavatina" by
continue its policy of using inform- Raff, and selections from the "Desert
bits and feature articles on new de- Song." by Sigmund Romberg,
velopments in industry. the new edi- Edward Kruth, '43, will lead com-
tor said. However, he added, many munity singing during the program.
of the magazine department names This is the first of a series of three
will be changed. outdoor spring concerts which the
-- band will present weekly on the
Dr. Blakeiuiay)Is Narmed library steps under the direction of
o. ae matin a inam . Revelli-
T14 Edlucational POSilioll *


NEW HEAD- Engagement
of Robert W. (Bob) Nulf, Indi-
ana prep school coach, as ath-
letic director and football, bas-
kethall and track coach at Kala-
mazoo College was announced
by President Paul L. Thompson.
Nulf, a graduate of the Univer-
sity of Illinois, succeeds Chester
S. Barnard, who resigned to seek
a place in the Navy's physical
education program.

S U I T -S H A P E-Inventor
Thomas Metcalfe, a Briton,
wears a bright yellow shipwreck
suit which, he claims, might save
lives. It's of rubberized material
conspicuous to rescuing craft.

S O T T O M S D O W N-Upright, the subchaser being built by
Defoe at Bay City, Mich., is ready for its prefabricated superstruc-
ture. These boats are for navy's inshore patrol. A launching table
lowers the boat finally into the water,

Dr. Edward W. Blakeman, Uni-
versity counselor in religious educa-
tion, was named chairman for two
years of the higher education section
of the Religious Education Associa-
tion of the United States and Canada
at a recent mecing of the association
at Columbus, 0.

Theta Xi recently held its election
of officers for 1942-43. Those to
hold office are Philip H. Fisher,
'43E, lresident; John J. Brackett,
44, vice-president; F. Carter Taylor,
'43E, treasurer; David B. Wehmeyer,
'44E, secretary; Paul P. Jennens,
'44E. house manager, and Glenn M.
Heck, '44E, steward.

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(Contiuned from Page 4)
University Lecture: M. Pierre Cot,
former member of the French Cabi-
net, will lecture on the subject "The
Present Situation of France," under
the auspices of the Division of Social
Science, on Thiursday, May 14, at
4:15 p.m. in the Kellogg Foundation
Institute Auditorium. The public is
cordially invited.
Events T oduy
The Suoi Club will end their ac-
tivities for this semester with a picnic
at the Island today. All members
going to the picnic, please meet in
front of the Rackham Building at
5:30 p.m. In case of rain, the picnic
will be held Sunday at the same time
and with the same arrangements.
Coning Events
Michigan Outing Club will take an
all-day canoe trip on Sunday, May 10.
The group will meet at Hill Auditor-
im at 9:30 a.m. There will be a
charge to covcr the cost of the canoes
and meals. All those who plan to go
should sign tip and pay their lmotmy
in Office 15, Barbour Gymnasiun,
before noon on Saturday, May 9. All
students are welcome.
First Methodist Church and Wes-

First Church of Christ, Scientist:
Sunday morning service at 10:30.
Suhject: "Adam and Fallen Man."
Sunday School at 11:45 a.m.
Lecture: The First Church of Christ
Scientist, is sponsoring a free lecture
entitled, "Christian Science: The
Discovery of Life Eternal" by Paul
Stark Seeley, C.S.B., Portland, Ore-
gon, on Sunday, May 10, at 3:30 p.m.
in the Masonic Temple. The public
is cordially invited.
The Church of Christ willi meet to
study the Bible Sunday at 10:00 a.m.
in 1,1e Y.M.C.A. Morning worship:
11:00 a.m. Sermon theme: "Lord,
Who Shall Abide in Thy Tabernacle?"
Evening service, 8:00 p.m. Ser-
mon subject: "Confidence Through
Christ." The midweek Bible study
will be Wednesday at 8:00 p.m. Ev-
eryone is cordially invited.
Memorial Christian Church (Dis-
clples): 10:45 a.m. Morning worship,
Rev. Frederick Cowin, Minister.
5:30 p.m. Students of the Guild
and their friends will meet at the
Guild House to go in a group to the
park by the Island for games, a picnic
supper and vesper service. If the
weather is unfavorable, the meeting
will be laicd at the Guild house.
St. Andrew's Episcopal Church:
11 00 a.n11 Holy Comaunion; 10:00
a.nt. High School Class; 11:00 a.m.

(Quakers) will meet for orship Sun-
lay afternoon May 10 at 5: O in
Lane Hall. A report of thle recent
All-American Friends conference will
follow. All interested are welcomed.
First Preshy terian Chrch: Morn-
ing Worship, 10:45 a.m. "God and
Our homes," subject of Mother's
Day sermon by Dr. 1V. P. Lemon.
Westminster Student Guild fire-
side discussion and Farewell to te
Seniors a ':5 p m.
Sunday Evening Club in the lmirs-
sel k Parlor.Phone r*2-48:31for sprtrr
Zion Lutheran ("'uret: Church
Worship Services Sunday at 10:30
with sermon by Mr. Clement Shoe-
maker on "Motherhood at Its Best."
Trinity Lutheran C'hurch: 10:30
worship services on Sun"ay. Rev
Henry 0. Yoder will use as his theme
in observance of Mother's Day "A
Mother in a Christian Home."
The utheran Studem it Association
will hold its annual t th"ile Ashram"
at Camp Birkeft begimming Saturday
at 9:00 a.m. until Sunday evcnirw.
Rcservations cm) be maie by calli11
2-3680 until Saturday oon.
First Congregaitonat(luuu'chlr: 10:
a.m. Services of Public worshi, )'Dr.
Leonard A. Parr, Intmister, w-ill reac!
the sermon, "I low t Make Your

SPARTAN QUEEN - Lois Luecht (left), a junior from St. Johns, Mich., has been named queen of
the Michigan State College agricultural ball in mid- May and "leading lady" at the Spartan school at
East Lansing for the coming year. Her unagricultur al escorts are Maryliz Kerth (center), junior from
Paducah, Ky., and Dec Carle (right), sophomore fro m Detroit.

F L O R A L--Fair as the flowers
that bloom from her hair and
suit is attractive New Yorker
Vivian Brown whose miniature
garden of French-enamelled,
true-to-life painted hollyhock,
poppy and pansy is the handi-
work of Wm. K. Bohmer, N. Y.

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