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Petitions Due
for Engwie
Council Posts
Elections to Be Held 1
Nov. 17, 18; Pictures
of Each Applicant
to Be Taken Friday
Politically-minded engineers desir-
ing positions as freshman, sophomore
and junior class representatives on
the Engineering Council must submit
their petitions before next Friday,
Bud Burgess, '44E, the Council chair-
man of elections, announced yester-
day.'
These petitions, which are due be-1
fore noon Nov. 13 at the Dean's of-,
fice, 255 West Engineering Building,,
must contain 15 signatures of the
candidate's classmates, a list of the
candidate's qualifications for offices,
and a list of proposed activities for
the Engineering Council during 1942-
43.
Another stipulation placed upon the
candidates, Burgess said, is that they
must have their pictures taken at
7:15 p. m., Friday, Nov. 13 in the sig-
nal corps room of the West Engi-
neering Annex. These pictures will
then be posted on the Council's bulle-
tin board in the Engineering college,
so that the engineer-voters may be-
come acquainted with the candidates.
A charge of 25c will be made to de-
fray the cost of the pictures. Burgess
said that sophomores and juniors
must also present their eligibility
cards at that time.
As has been the custom in the engi-
neering college, no campaigning ma-
terial is to be posted by any candidate.
Burgess emphasized that any posters
or campaign "propaganda" on the
part of a candidate will be considered
grounds for his disqualification.from
the 'election.
Two representatives will be selected
from each class, the one receiving the
highest vote serving for the remain-
der of his college career. Candidates
receiving the second highest number
of votes will serve for one year. Vot-
ing, which will be preferential, will
take place Nov. 17 and 18, at polls
located above the Arch and in the
East Engineering Building.
tU' War Policy
Supported by
Ruthven Speech
(Continued from Page 1)

TRIALS OF TEACHING TO BE REVEALED:j
Michigan Graduates to Address
Teachers' Conference Today

en Michigan teachers, fresh from
their first few weeks in 'the little red
school house,' will give a series of
talks at 10:00 p. m. today in the
University High School auditorium at
the main session of the Conference
for Beginning Teachers.
The sevent, meeting of its kind to
be held in Ann Arbor, the conference
is sponsored annually by the School
of Education to straighten out prob-
lems of adjustment which will con-
front student teachers next year.
Through five-minute talks followed
by an open discussion,' difficulties in
teacher adaptation to the community
and school situation will be brought
to light. Classes which are particularly
difficult to teach, especially those in
crowded defense areas, will be looked
into, and personal problems will be
related.
The assembly is only one part of a
three-fold program planned by edu-
cation school faculty and supervising
teachers in the University High
School. The conference will also con-
sist of individual meetings arranged
with special members of the staff so
that returning teachers may talk over
their problems. Following the main
assembly, group conferences will be
held. The three sessions are: "Prob-
lems of Adjustment," Odina Olson,
chairman; "Curriculum and Instruc-

tional Problems," Katherine Hill,
chairman; and "Problems of the Ele-
mentary School Teacher," Edith Dow-
ley, chairman.
The purpose of the conference, in
addition to providing beginning
teachers with information and prob-
lem solutions, is to keep the education
school in touch with the changing
picture of Michigan schools and to
provide the faculty with additional
knowledge of the practical school
situation throughout the state.
Union Ticket
Resale Desk
Open Today
The football Ticket Resale Desk
will operate from 9:00 a. m. to 2:15
p. m. today in the lobby of the Michi-
gan Union, according to Dave Striff-
ler, '44, of the Union staff.
The Desk, located at the Union Tra-
vel Desk, works for the purpose of
aiding students and faculty members
in buying and selling tickets for
Michigan home football games.
Since student tickets are non-
transferable, they cannot be accep-
ted by the Desk. Only general admis-
sion tickets are handled. Operating
the Resale Desk as a public service,
the Union realizes n profit on its
transactions. All unsold tickets are
returned to their owners.
There is also available a block of
general' admission tickets for public
sale provided by the ticket office.
CWACS REACH BRITAIN
A BRITISH PORT, Nov. 6.-(P)--A
great mass of Canadian fighting for-
ces, including the first detachment of
the Cana~dian Women's Army Corps,
called CWACS, and the largest air
force contingent yet to arrive, has
reach this port after a safe crossing
of the Atlantic.
Thousands of reinforcements, for
the field army, including armored,
infantry, artillery-regiments and lum-
bermen-soldiers for the forestry corps;'
were in the convoy.

Swap Drivers
Will Receive
Additional Gas
Local Driving Poo18
To Be Benefited
By Extra Rations
Good news for Michigan swap-rid-
ers and car drivers came yesterday
from Ann Arbor's War Transportation
Administrator William Strickland,
who announced that drivers who se-
cure written agreements with three
or more persons in need\ of rides will
receive supplementary gasoline ra-
tioning cards.
Already forty-two local industrial
plants have set up special transporta-
tion committees to handle share-ride
agreements. An order from the Fed-
eral Government has made it neces-
sary for all industrial establishments
with more than a hundred workers to
certify whether they are carrying on
share-riding for their employes.
Last summer, in the early days of
share - ride schemes, the average
share-riders for every ten cars was
thirteen. Today, the average has
soared to thirty persons for every,
ten cars.
In Delhi a novel swap-ride plan has
been initiated. The transportation
committee there has voluntarily com-
piled a list of all drivers traveling in
the direction of Ann Arbor. Persons
desiring rides to school, to Ann Arbor
stores, or to the Ypsilanti bomber
plant have been assured of "lifts"
from any of the forty families on thg
driver list.
Swap-ride agreements muit
signed by all concerned-driver and
riders. Applications for B and C gas
rationing cards 'are submitted to Wl-
liam Strickland's committee. Uni-
versity students are also include in
the share-ride bargain. All student
drivers with three or more riders will
submit applications.
STATE GRADUATE $II~gP
EAST LANSING,- Nov. 6. - (R) -
Dayton E. Brock, 26, Detroit, recent
graduate -of, the ,Civilian Air" Pilot
t1'aining course^ at Milhigan State
Colege,' was, injured, fatally today
:when his ,auto' left Highway M-78
near here.

PR TU RENEWS.

ASSOCIATED

PRESS

PRIME MINISTER IlN S P E CT S HOME FLEET-Prime Minister Winston Churchill
inspects men aboard H.M.S. Scylla of British home fleet during recent convoy operations to Russia.

War Speakers
Group Planned
Student Bureau to Hold
Organization Meeting
Students interested in doing their
part in the war effort are urged by
the Student Speakers Bureau to come
to a mass organization mneeting at
5 p.m. next Thursday, November 12,
in Room 4003 Angell Hall.
Working through Prof. Kenneth G.
Hance of the speech department and
the Office of Civilian Defense, the
Bureau plans to make a file of every
person on campus who is willing to
give speeches before campus and Ann
Arbor organizations.
All types of speeches are wanted:
long, short, formal, informal, panel
discussions, and leaders 'for panel
discussions. Informed speakers are
urged to come, but Nancy Filstrup
states that lack of subject material
should not keep prospective speakers
away as the Bureau will furnish ma-
terial to those who want to speak.
but do not have the material.
Speeches are to stress' topics' of,
war interest such as the sugar, cof-
fee, and tire rationings. They are
to be designed to tell the general
public why this is necessary and to
inform them of how the system
works.
The Student Speakers Bureau is
backed by the Student Senate and
the speech department, as well as
by speech classes and speech honor-
aries.
RECAPS AVAILABLE
DETROIT, Nov. 6.- (A')- "We are
now in a position to provide recaps or
retreads for every tire that needs it,"
John R. Richards, Chief of the Office
of Price Administration's gas ration-
ing division, told Michigan retail and
wholesale gasoline dealers today.

MIDWAY CHIEF- Col.
Harold, D.' Shannon (above) is
commandant of the Marine Corps
ground forces at Midway Island,.
U.. S. outpost in the Pacific,
which he says we will hold.

OnCampusThi W ee
Sundown' to Close * 'Directories oing

If democracy is the goal of educa-
tors, Ruthven added, they should in-
sist that liberal education is not a
luxury to be enjoyed in peace times.
"The chief business of schools in
a democracy . . . is the forming of
creative minds, the study of human
problems and the preparation of cit-
izens to govern themselves intelli-
gently."
Dr.Ruthven defended the arts and
cultural education by reading from a
letter written by President Roosevelt
and quoting an article by Columnist
Walter Lippman which extolled lib-
eral education in the arts as the final
answer to the problem of actually
winning the world peace.
To destroy the activity of teachers
teaching and students learning, he
said, would be "national suicide."
Speaking to those who doubt "the
appreciation of the nature and con-
sequences of the war by university
professors," Ruthven asserted. that
"any unprejudiced and informed ob-
server . . . must conclude that uni-
versities are now rendering their pro-
per service in the emergency as fully
as is any other type of institution ..."
The job of the educator is to main-
tain or restore civilization, Ruthven
said. They should hold the standards
of education at high levels in the
hope that when the storm is over
there will be someone to recover our
freedoms and reorganize a society of
free men.
"If our teachers cannot or will not
do these things, even at the risk of
misunderstandings, the victory will
be of little avail."
Band Will Play
Yoder March
An original march, written by Paul
Yoder, based on the "V" theme of
Beethoven's Fifth Symphony, will be
featured by the University Band at
their performance this afternoon in
a program designed to bring home
the message of tire conservation.
The pre-game formations will do
honor to our visitors from Harvard
with a large block "H" and block
"FDR" for President Roosevelt, who
graduated from that university. In
addition, in recognition of the new
draft act, a large 18-19 will be formed
to the playing of, "You're in the Army-
Now."
During the halves the band will
move from a block "SAVE" into a
revolving tire, -which will after a fig-
ure "RIDE" turn into a moving bi-
cycle. A performance of, "The Yellow
and the Blue." in a block "M" shape

Play Production of the speech de-
parement will close its presentation-
of' its first bill of the current season,
the new war play "Sundown," at 8:30
p. m. today in the Lydia Mendelssohn
Theatre.'
Written by Prof. John L. Brumm of
the journalism department and di-
rected by Prof. Valentine B. Windt of
the speech department, "Sundown"
features the performances of Betty
Alice Brown as Fay Gordon, John
Babington as Brad Sullins and Philip
Swander as Rex Holt.
* * *
Professor Robert B. Hall of the
geography department left yesterday
for service with the Government's
Office of Strategic Service, the de-
partment announced. He will report
for an assignment in the Pacific area.
Professor Hall, who has been a

member of the geography department
since'1921, has just feturned from a'
year's stay in Latin America where he
studied Japanese settlements.
"We're nearly sold out" is the 'En-
sian staff's warning to prospective
buyers of Student Directories. There
are no more copies left for campus
sale, but a few are left at the book
stores. The price is still 75 cents.
Professor H. Harlan Bloomer, di-
rector of the Speedh' Clinic, and Mr.
J. N. Clancy of the staff examined
175 students of the Jackson Public
Schools for speech defects Thursday.
While in Jackson, Professor Bloomer
addressed the members of the Jack-
son Child Study Club on the "Preven-
tion of Speech Defects."

S U N S E E K E R--Basking in the sun beside a pool in Califor-
nia is Marguerite Chapman, motion picture actress.

SCORED H I T -Lt. Harold
,(Swede) Larsen, 31 (above),
dive bombed a Japanese cruiser
amidships with a "terrific wal-
lop" oft the Solomon Islands in a
Navy attack.

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H E L P I N G U N C L E S A M-These Cocker spaniel puppies were sold by Mr. and Mrs. Gene
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