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Cooley Foundation Announces
John Henry Darling's Bequest

"Like father, like son" was the cli-
che that engineering educators ap-
plied yesterday when the Mortimer
E. Cooley Foundation announced the
first sizeable gift by will to this orga-
nization established to receive and
administer gifts and bequests to the
College of Engineering.
Nearly 90 years ago Henry Darling,
as a member of the 1951 Michigan
State Legislature, was instrumental in
establishing scientific courres of study
at the University. Yesterday the
Foundation released the information
that his son, John Henry Darling,
who graduated from Michigan's engil
neering college in 1873 and received
an honorary doctorate from here in
1915, also haq the interests of the
University at heart when he wrote
his will, giving several thousands of
dollars to the engineering college. The
exact total of the gift is as yet un-
The Cooley Foundation has been
P arade Marks
Armistice Day
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men, auxiliary sheriffs, air raid war-
dens, VFW auxiliary, and the GAR
Following tle marching procession
will be a number of motor vehicles,
Army trucks, emergency cars, am-
bulances, a float sponsored by the
Mothers of the Men in Service, and
a horse and buggy. 0
Reviewing officials will be Presi-
dent Alexander G. Ruthven, Mayor
Leigh J. Young ofAnn Arbor, Col.
W. A. Ganoe of the ROTC, Capt.
C. E. Cassidy of the NROTC, Col.
Edward H. Young of the Judge-Advo-
cate General's department, and Mrs.
Ruth Buchanan, "Auntie Ruth" to
hundreds of men on active duty.
Cadet staff members who planned
the parade are Col. Charles M. That-
cher, Lieut.-Col. Arthur G. Volz,
Lieut.-Col. Phillip A. Levy, Lieut.-Col.
John E. Stauch, Maj. Richard L.
Cole, Maj. Harry S. Parmelee, Maj.
Henry C. Loud, and Capt. Robert W.

named as residuary legatee of the
estate. The gift will be set up as the
John Henry Darling Fund.
Dr. Darling died Sept. 12, 1942, at
his home in Duluth, Minn., 4 at the
age of 95 years. When at the Univer-
sity he majored in civil engineering
and after graduation received wide
recognition for his work in the study
of magnetic variation on the Great
Lakes. He was an engineer for the
War Department for many years, and
as U.S. Engineer at Duluth he de-
signed and built the Duluth harbor,
together with other Lake Superior
Since his retirement in 1913 he de-
voted his special attention to astrono-
my and built the Darling Observatory
which he willed to the Duluth State
Teachers' College.
Dr. Darling was also a contributor
to several technical journals, includ-
ing the annual reports of the chief of
engineers, U.S. Army. He was a mem-
ber of the American Society of Civil
Engineers, The American Association
for the Advancement of Science, the
Astronomy Society of the Pacific, the
Minnesota Surveyors' and Engineers'
Society, and the American Geogra-
phic Society.
Religious Arts Department
Plans Future Activities
Religious Arts department, an in-
formal group under the Student Re-
ligious Association organized to create
and further interest in religious arts,
will hold its first meeting of the year
at 4:30 p. m. tomorrow at Lane Hall.
The activities will include seminars
in fine arts, with emphasis on their
religious and social significance, semi-
nars in the study and appreciation of
religious music, and craft work in
puppet making and weaving. Meet-
ings are open tostudents regardless
of previous knowledge or experience
in these fields.
Theology Seminar of the Student
Religious Association will begin the
study and discussion of Dante's "Di-
vine Comedy," led by Emilio Gallo,
teaching fellow in romance languages
and reader in philosophy, at 4:30 p.m.
Tuesday at Lane Hall.


On Campus. .
Micro-Analysis Lecture
Dr. L. T. Hallet of the Eastman
Kodak Company will speak on the
subject of "Industrial Applications of
Micro-analysis" at 4:15 today in
Room 151, Chemistry Building.
The lecture, given under the auspi-
ces of the Department of Chemistry in
connection with the American Chemi-
cal Society, will be illustrated with
slides and colored movies.
Dr. Hallet, an expert in the field of
micro-analysis, joined the Eastman
Kodak Company in 1933 to organize
a micro-laboratory and develop rapid
methods for the analysis of organic
The public is invited to attend.
ASME To Inspect Plant
Members of the American Society
of Mechanical Engineers will go on an
inspection trip through the Huron
Forge and Machine Co. of Detroit to-
Demonstrations and lectures will
feature a tour through the defense
plant, producing ordnance parts. The
group will leave from the East Engi-
neering Building at 6:30 p. m. and
will return about midnight. Engineers
can sign up for the trip until noon to-
day above the Engineering Arch.
To Initiate Vulcans
Inducting six new student members
and one honorary faculty neophyte,
Vulcans, senior engineering honor so-
ciety, will hold an initiation banquet
at 6:30 p. m. today in Room 101-102
of the Union, John Fauver, Vulcans'
president, announced yesterday.
Neophytes include Carter Taylor,
Bill Hutcherson, Keith Smith, James
O'Malley, Bob Tillson, Bob Kemp, and
Maj. William Renney, U.S.A.
High Schools to Observe
American Education Week
Ann Arbor schools are taking part
this week in the celebration of Ameri-
can Education Week, being observed
throughout the nation in an effort to
acquaint the public with its educa-
tional institutions.
In the annual meeting of the par-
ents and school tomorrow the Uni-
versity High School will take part in
the nation-wide observance.
The general theme of American
Education week, "The Education of
Free Men," is being discussed in every
state in the country, and assemblies,
pageants, and panels will center
around this topic.
ber 12, at 7:15 p.m. will consist of
compositions for carillon by Ameri-
cans, two of whom, Tom Kinkead
and Hugh Glauser, are well-known
on this campus.
Exhibition, College of Architecture
and Design: Two sequences of colored
multiple wood block prints by Harry
Bartola, Cranbrook Academy of art;
glass cases, ground floor corricor,
Architecture Building. Open daiy, 9
to 5 except Sunday through Nov. 14.
The p~ubic is invited.
Events Today
Ameican Society of Mechanical
Engineers: Engineering students may
register for the inspection trip
through the Huron Forge & Machine
Company of Detroit up to this
noon, above the Engineering Arch.
The group will leave from the East
Engineering Building today at 6:30
and will return about midnight.

Alpha Kappa Delta: There Will be
a meeting of all members, at the
home of Professor Arthur E. Wood,
3 Harvard Place, tonight at 8:00.
Classical Record Concert tonight at
7:30 at the International Center will
consist of various motets and one of
the Bach 'Cantatas. All interested
are invited.
The Inter-Racial Association will
have an organizational meeting to-
night at 7:30 at the Union. All those
interested should attend.
Children's Theatre: Tryouts for
the Children's Theatre of the De-
partment of Speech will be held on
Wednesday and Thursday at 4:00
p.m. in the Garden Room of the
Michigan League for boys and girls
between the ages of 8 and 12. All
boys and girls interested should at-
Coning Events
Forum-China Today: A group in-
terested in discussing the culture,
history and international standing of
China will meet on Friday, Nov. 13,
at 7:30 p.m. in Room 304, Michigan
Union, under the auspices of the
International Center. Topics for fu-
ture meetings will be discussed. Any-
one interested is invited.
Slavic Society will meet Thursday
at 8:30 p.m. in the International Cen-


COMPLETING T H E R O A D TO A LA S K A-Working on a mighty engineering job ranking along with the building of the
Panama Canal, U. S. Army engineers move earth and trees to slice a road across Canada to Alaska, American defense outpost.


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ies), under the auspices of the De-
partment of Chemistry today at 4:15
p.m. in Room 151, Chemistry Build-
ing. The public is invited.
University Lecture: Mr. William
Pickens, of the Defense Savings
Staff, U. . Treasury, will lecture on
the subject, "Our Schools and Col-
leges in the War Effort" on Tuesday,
Nov. 17, at 8:00 p.m. in the Rackham
Amphitheatre, under the auspices of
the Department of Sociology. The
public is cordially invited.
Sigma Xi. Lecture: Professor Alfred
H. White, of the Department of
Chemical and Metallurgical Engineer-
ing, will speak on the subject, "Syn-
thetic Rubber", before the Michigan
Chapter of the Sigma Xi tonight at
8:00 in the Amphitheatre of the
Rackham Building. Members may in-
vite guests.
The concluding lecture in the Mar-
riage Relations Course will be given
by Dr. Margaret Mead tonight at
8:00 in the Rackham Lecture Hall.
Academic Notices
Language examinations for can-
didates for the Master's Degree in
History will be held on Friday, No-
vember 13, at 4:00 p.m. in Room B,
Haven Hall. Those wishing to take
an examination should sign in 119
Haven Hall. Please bring dictionaries
to examination.
School of Music courses dropped
after mid-semester (Thanksgiving),
November 26, will be recorded with
the grade of E, save under extra-
ordinary circumstances.
Remediale Reading: All students
who are interested in improving
their reading ability are invited to
attend a meeting on Friday, Novem-
ber 13, at 4:00 p.m. in Room 4009 of
the University High School. Plans
for a special non-credit remedial
reading coarse .will be presented and
discussed at that time. Students
who cannot attend this meeting
should call Dr. Irving H. Anderson
at Extension 685 to arrange for an-
other time. The course is the same
as given in the past.
History 11, Midsemester, Friday,
Nov. 13, 2:00 p.m. Slosson, Lecture
Section TI. Sections of Hansen, Meier,
and Scholes, Natural Science Audi-
torium; Sections of Slosson, Monks,

thesis: "The' Viscosity of Light Hy-
drocarbon Mixtures under Pressure,"
will be held on Thursday, November
12, in 3201 East Engineering, at 2:00
p.m. Chairman, D. L. Katz.
By action of the Executive Board,
the Chairman may invite members
of .the faculties and advanced doc-
toral candidates to attend the exam-
ination and he may grant permission
to those who for sufficient reason
might wish to be present.
C. S. Yoakum
Psychology 32: no lab today.
C. R. Brown
Students, College of Literature, Sci-
ence, and the Arts: Course dropped
after Saturday, November 14, by stu-
dents other than freshmen, will be
recorded with the grade of E. Fresh-
men (students with less than 24
hours of credit) may drop courses
without penalty through the eighth
week. Exceptions to these regula-
tions may be made only because of
extraordinary circumstances such as
serious illness.
E. A. Walter,
Assistant Dean
Polish Class will meet this evening
in the Union. Elementary class at
7:30 p.m.; advanced group at 8:00
Physical Education-Women Stu-
dents: Registration for the indoor
season will be held Friday, November
13, from 8:00 to 12:00 and 1:00 to
5:00, and Saturday, November 14,
from 8:00 to 12:00 in Barbour Gym-
Messiah Concert: The annual
Christmas performance of Handel's
"Messiah" will take place Sunday
afternoon, December 13, at 3 o'clock,
in Hill Auditorium. The following
will participate: Marjorie McClung,
soprano; Eileen Law, contralto; Har-
old Hough, tenor; John MacDonald,
bass;, Mabel Rhead, pianist; Palmer
Christian, organist; the University
Symphony Orchestra; University
Choral Union; Hardin Van Deursen,
conductor. Tickets are now on sale
at the offices of the University Mu-
sical Society, Burton Memorial Tower.
Charles A. Sink, President
Choral Union Concert: Albert
Spalding, violinist, accompanied by
Andre Benoist at the piano, will give
the fourth concert in the Choral

F I V E B L 0 N D E S-Blonde Movie Actress Doris Merrick dis-
plays a basket full of four blonde puppies who figure in a film she
has made.. For the record, the puppies are named Higgle, Piggle,
Wiggle and Squiggle.

K E P ING THE WAYS W A'R M -- After one ship
(background) has slipped from the ways of a Los Angeles ship-
yard workers swarm in to lay another keel and speed the con
struction of another vessel for the United Nations supply lines.

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