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THE MICHIGAN DAILY

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Committee to
Coordinate War
Work of Coeds

Boise Sailors Mark Up solomons Score

Reconstruction
Training Will
Begin Monday

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Inter-Guild Will
Hear Thomas
Speak Today
Church Delegates Will
Meet for Conference
Here; Public Invited

Ethel McCormick is
Selected by Ruthven
to Head New Group

President Alexander G. Ruthven
yesterday appointed Miss Ethel Mc-
Cormick, social director of the League,
to head a newly formed committee to
keep University coeds informed of
war service training and opportuni-
ties.
This committee will coordinate its
activities with the University War
Board and will continue the coopera-
tion of University women with the
local Civilian Defense Volunteer of-
fice.,
Other members of this newly ap-
pointed committee are Dean Alice
Lloyd, Dr. Margaret Bell, Prof. Mabel
Rugen, Miss Elizabeth Lawrie, assis-
tant to the registrar, Prof. Rhoda
Reddig, Prof. Ella McNeal and Prof.
Martha G. Colby.
Miss McCormick intends the first
duty of this organization to be the
preparation of a statement of the
number of women now available or
soon available for service in eight
technical and clerical fields.
Voluntary Plan
for PEW will
Begin Monday
Women to Exercise
en Masse Each Night
Plans for the WAA Voluntary Phys-
ical Fitness program were completed
at the first leadership meeting at 4
p.m. yesterday in Barbour gymnasi-
um.
Representatives who attended this
meeting will lead their houses in mass
exercises beginning at closing hours
Monday and continuing through
Thursday.
Participation will be reported by
the leadedS and the score of each
house posted at the League. Extra
points will be. awarded to houses
which do the exercises on Fridays,
Saturdays or Sundays also.
Dr. Margaret Bpll, who spoke brief-
ly to the women, stated that only
through a combination of exercise,
regular meals and ample sleep, could
physical fitness be achieved. Any devi-
ation from a regular program of
these three factors may lead to
anemia.
Surprise speaker for the occasion
was Donelda Schaible, '42, and past
president of WAA, who said, "I have
been in the business world working
with women now for five months, and
can tell you that one of the main
things one needs there is endurance."
Following several talks, about 50 of
the women volunteered to go through
the physical fitness tests, which the
Physical Education Department has
been giving to regular classes.
Lindsay to Speak Tuesday
on Universities in War
Dr. Alexander D. Lindsay, master
of Balliol College, Oxford University,
will give a University lecture under
the joint sponsorship of the Depart-
ments of Philosophy, History and
Political Science at 8:00 p.m. Tuesday
in the Rackham Amphitheatre.
Speaking on "Universities and Mod-
ern Democracy," Lindsay. will discuss
the way in which English colleges
have been effected by the war. Only
recently arrived from England, he
has lectured at Yale, Harvard, Colum-
bia and New York Universities.
Dr. Lindsay was graduated from
Glasgow University and from Uni-
versity College of Oxford.

Course to Emphasize
Control during War
of Liberated Nations
Two group meetings per week will
be held in the beginning seven weeks
of the graduate schools course start-
ing Monday in regional administra-
tion and reconstruction of countries
likely to be liberated or occupied by
the Allies.
The new course, now in charge of
an arrangements committee headed
by Prof. Howard B. Calderwood of
the political science department, was
announced recently to furnish inten-
sive training in the problems of lands
likely to come under Allied control.
Now dealing with countries adjacent
to Germany, it will be expanded to
include the Far East at the begin-
ning of next semester.
The first group meetings on Tues-
days and Thursdays of each week will
begin at 5:45 p.m. to devote an hour
to Germany itself. After a dinner re-
cess the group will split into two sec-
tions from 7:45 p.m. to 9:15 p.m., one
to hold classes on the countries bor-
dering Germany on the east and the
other to discuss the countries on Ger-
many's west.
College degrees are not required of
persons with experience in the follow-
ing fields: law, industry, finance, pub-
lic utilities, education, public health,
social welfare, or engineering. Stu-
dents now enrolled in graduate school
may elect the new program.
Tuition fees for the course will be
$50 for the initial seven weeks.
Bell Telephone Asks
No Long Distance Calls

Sailors on the Cruiser Boise, which docked at Philadelphia after
sailing home from the terrific Solomon Islands battle, gather under the
bridge to exult over the flags and ship outlines indicating the six Japa-
nese warships the Boise was instrumental in sinking in an engagement.
FOR THE RIDE SHARERS:
Supplementary Gas Ration Book
Applications to Be Made Soon

Highlights
On Campus...
Glee Club to Broadcast
The University of Michigan Wo-'
men's Glee Club will present its sec-
ond broadcast of the semesters when
the group, composed of 60 voices, sings
over WJR at 10:15 a.m. today.
Under the direction of Dr. Joseph'
Maddy, the glee club is cooperating;
with the Michigan Council for De-;
fense by presenting periodic broad-
casts at which patriotic hymns and
war songs are rendered.
The songs to be heard today during
the broadcast are: Mater Michigan,
Johnny Comes Marching Home Again,
My Buddy, Victory (an original com-
position by Sawyer), and Star-
Spangled Banner.
* * *
Avukah Luncheon Today
Avukah, student. Zionist organiza-
tion, will hold a communal luncheon
and meeting for all members at 12:30
p.m. today at. the Hillel Foundation.
The meeting will include reports
from all committee chairmen on the
work of their committees, comple-
tions of plans for the semester's ac-
tivities and the assignment of mem-
bers to work on various committees.
* * *
Hillel to Hold Services
Hillel Foundation will hold reform
religious services at 11:45 a.m. tomor-
row in the chapel.
The new series of services, which
started last week, will not replace but
will supplement the regular Friday
evening conservative services,
Preceding the services, there will
be a meeting of the Hillel Student
Council starting at 10:30 a.m.
* * *
Called to Washington.
As a member of the Educational
Policies Commission, Dean J. B. Ed-
monson was called to Washington this
week-end to aid in a report of pro-
gress of education in wartime. '
This. investigation will' primarily
concern the influence of the war on
the elementary and secondary school
programs.
Other leading educators working
with Dean Edmonson include James
B. Conant,, president of Harvard Uni-
versity; Alexander J. Stoddard, super-
intendent of,- scl}ools in Philadelphia,
and Edmund E. Day, president of Cor-
nell University.

ARMY SPEAK:S,:.
Make Grades
or be Drafted,
Ganoe Warns
Col. William A. Ganoe, ROTC com-
mandant, yesterday deplored the "dis-
appointed attitude" of the many men
students whom he interviews daily .at
not have initially elected ROTC.
"The great chance for finishing
one's education by being in either of
the ROTC's," the head of the campus
unit said, "was not apparent then and
in many cases seems misunderstood
now.
Colonel Ganoe, who gives final ap-
proval for enlistment in the Army
Enlisted Reserve, predicted draft eli-
gible men's stay in this University
will ultimately be directly propor-
tional to their high scholastic stand-
ing and pursuit of subjects which
bear directly on military service.
"Never has scholarship been so
necessary to a boy's future," he tells
reserve applicants. College enlistees
are selected with great care, and "if
they don't maintain an above average
scholastic rating, 'out they go at the
end of the term."
For "able and willing" men who
have proved themselves. able to stick
in one of the University's reserve pro-
grams, the Colonel promises to fight.
He sees hope in the latest statement
of the Joint Army - Navy - Marine
Corps Procurement Committee that
a new draft bill, as far as is now
known, will not affect operation of
the Enlisted Reserve Corps Unas-
signed program.
For boys, disappointed at not being
told about military science work,. the
Colonel in most cases can do nothing.
Sale of Tuberculosis
Christmas Seals Begins
LANSING, Nov. 20.- (P)- The
Michigan Tuberculosis Association
today opened its mail-sale of the
penny-apiece Christmas seals which
will help to finance its tuberculosis
eradication program.
Envelopes containing 200 to 600
seals were mailed to 80,000 persons
throughout the state, the Association
annotinced, while additional supplies
were shipped to 8,000 teachers in rural
schools.

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Motorists who will need more gaso-
line than is granted them in A mile-
age books to carry out their occupa-
tions must submitmapplications for
their required amount of fuel within
the next few days.
Application blanks are available to
holders of A or D books at public
schools.
On the applications drivers must
prove that their need is caused by the
pursuance -of gainful employment,
regular course of study, or work con-
tributing to the war 'effort or public
welfare.
Drivers who have ' entered into-
share-ride agreements and who need
gas solely for that purpose, should
obtain the signatures of the neces-
sary three or more share-riders who
are to be carried to or from work.
All applicants must show that they
are unable to enter into swap ride
Houses Arrange
Social Activity
Five houses have scheduled activi-
ties for today in spite of the fact that
the Ohio State game has called many
students out of town.
Delta Tau Delta will hold a formal
dance from 8:30 p.m. to midnight at
the chapter house today. The chape-
rons will be Major and Mrs. D. J.
Bulmer and Mr. and Mrs. Robert L.
Shipman.
The Inter-Cooperative Council has
scheduled a party to be held from
8:30 p.m. to midnight at the Women's
Athletic Building. Mr. and Mrs. C. H.
Loucks and Mr. and Mrs. Norman E.
Nelson will chaperon.
Lambda Chi Alpha will hold their
pledge formal from 9 p.m. to midnight
at the chapter house today. Chaper-
oning will be Major and Mrs. W. E.
Renner and Major and Mrs. B. H.
Vollrath. The couples will dance to
records rather than an orchestra,
Wenley House will spend from 1:30
p. m. to 9 p.m. today at Mrs. Forshee's
Farm. Mrs. E. K. Herdman and Mr.
Peter Ostafin will be the chaperons.
The Trigon alumni will give a lun-
cheon for the Trigon chanter at the
Detroit Yacht Club today.

agreements if they have not already
done so upon application.
*., * *
Ration Cards Available
Share-ride motorists may sign up
today for supplementary gasoline ra-
tion cards in the newly opened office
of war transportation in the basement
of the city hall.
Volunteers from the Civilian De-
fense Volunteer Office will be on duty
in the city hall from 9 to 12 in the
morning, 1 to 4 in the afternoon, and
7 to 8.:30 in the evening daily. Al-
though the office will be open Satur-
day morning and afternoon, no eve-
ning hours are scheduled for that
day.
Large scale maps of Washtenaw
County are posted in the office to
show location of workers' homes.
Motorists must give location of resi-
dence and hours and location of work
on the ,applications.
Judge Questions
Suspen sion of
Ypsi Policeman
Suspension of an Ypsilanti police-
man without a hearing by the Ypsi-
lanti police commission was ques-
tioned yesterday by Circuit Court
Judge George W. Sample who has or-
dered the commission and Police
Chief Dan E. L. Patch to show cause
for the action-at a hearing next Sat-
urday.
Chief Patch and the Ypsilanti com-
mission will be asked to show why an
injunction should not be issued re-
straining the discharge or suspension
of policemen without a hearing be-
fore the commission. The injunction
was asked in a petition filed by Ypsi-
lanti alderman Edward Block yester-
day.
In the petition it was charged that
Patrolman Harold Michaelson was
suspended by Chief Patch without a
hearing before the police commission
and without charges being preferred
against him.
Rumors of dissension within the
police department were reported by
the petitioner who asserted that the
chief had threatened to suspend other
members of the department as a A-
sult of that dissension. Other officers
have threatened to resign if more
suspensions and discharges are or-
dered, the petition stated.
JENNINGS TO LEAVE
Chief Specialist George J. Jen-
nings, physical director for the Naval
ROTC unit and one of the University's
PEM directors, has accepted a com-
mission as lieutenant, junior grade
and leaves today for an assignment
at an unnamed Naval Aviation train-
ing base, the NROTC announced yes-
terday.

DR. GEORGE F. THOMAS.
* * *
Dr. George F. Thomas, Professor
of Religious Thought at Princeton
University, will lead the annual Inter-
guild Conference on the subject
"What Makes Christianity Distinc-
tive?" today and tomorrow at Lane
Hall. .
For the first time in the History of
Interguild the conference this year
will be open to the entire campus,
with students especially invited to at-
tend Dr. Thomas' address, followed by.
a discussion,,at 7:45 p.m. today in the
lecture room of Lane Hall.
Dr. Thomas is a member of various
theological and philosophical societies
and is the author of the book "Spirit
and Its Freedom" published in.1938.
The conference will open at 1 p.m.
today with registration in the lobby
of Lane Hall, followed by announce-
ments and the first address at 1:30
p.m.,.general discussion at 2:30 p.m.,
tea at 3 p.m. in the library, second,
address at 4 p.m., and discussion at
4:30 p.m.
Official conference delegates will be
ten representatives and the presidents
of the youth groups of several of the
Protestant Churches, as well as the
ministers of each.

Students were urged yesterday by
the Michigan Bell Telephone Co. to
refrain from making social long dis-
tance calls on Thanksgiving Day toy
clear the wires for calls home by men1
in the service.
N. J. Prakken, manager for the
company, pointed out that a danger-
ous congestion of the circuits might
develop if Thanksgiving social calls1
are added to lines that are already
overtaxed with military and war pro-t
duction calls.
Telephone users are particularly
urged not to make, social calls over
transcontinental or interstate long
distance lines involving distances of
more than 300 miles, where the tele-
phone traffic normally is heaviest.
If a person has an urgent call that
must be made,, it is suggested that he
give the operator the number of the
distant telephone and keep the con-
versation as short as possible.
Serviees to Be Held
Thanksgiving Day
University students who cannot get
home for Thanksgiving are invited to
attend a special Inter-faith Thanks-
giving service to be held at Hill Audi-
torium at 10 00 a.m. Thursday.
Rev. Oswald W. McCall, lecturer on
religion and international affairs,
will speak on "Blessed Are the Deb-
onair." Dr. McCall has preached at
City Temple, London, and has been
the head of the First Congregational
Church of Berkeley, California, since
1922.
The service, under the direction of
Rev. Leonard Parr, minister of the
First Congregational Church, will in-
clude Protestant, Catholic and Jewish
leaders.
A chorus of 100 voices, directed by
Prof. Hardin A. Van Deursen, will
furnish special music for the service.
The University Choral Union, Uni-
versity Choir and Glee Club, and
choirs of the high schools and various
churches will be included.
'Ensian Offer Still Open
for September Graduates
The Michiganensian offer to sec-
ond semester juniors who wish to have
their pictures included this year is
still open and the editors urge Sep-
tember graduates to come to the 'En-
sian offices this week.
To have an individual portrait in
the book, identification cards must be
presented at the 'Ensian business
office and a picture coupon purchased
there.,
ranica Offers

DAILY OFFICIAL BULLETIN

(Continued from Page 3)
11:00 a.m. Sermon by the Rev. Alfred
Scheips on "God's Preservation."
Sunday at 5:30 p.m. Supper Meeting
of Gamm. Delta, Lutheran Student
Club, at S~. Paul's Church.
St. Andrew's Episcopal Church:
8:00 a.m. Holy Communion; 11:00
a.m. High School Class, Tatlock Hall;
11:00 a.m. Junior Church; 11:00 a.m.
Morning Prayer and Sermon by Dr.
George F. Thomas, Professor of Re-
ligious Thought, Princeton Univer-
sity; 5:00 p.m. H-Square Club, Page
Hall; 6:45 p.m. Freshman Discussion
Group, Harris Hall; 7:30 p.m. Can-
terbury Club, Harris Hall. Speaker:
Miss Bernice Jansen, who is doing
pioneer work with migrant workers in
Orangeville, Mich.
First Congregational Church: 10:45
a.m. Public Worship. Sermon by Dr.
L. A. Parr on "Let Us Give Thanks."
7:00 p.m. The Student Fellowship will
join with the Disciples' Guild in a
meeting at Discinles' Church. Dr.

Memorial Christian Church (Disci-
ples): 10:45 Morning worship. R'ev.
Frederick Cowin, Minister; 7:00 p.m.,
Guild Sunday Evening Hour. The
Disciples Guild and the Congrega-
tional Student Fellowship will hold a
joint meeting at the Christian
Church. Dr. Edgar DeWitt Jones of
Detroit will speak on "Adventuring
in Christian Cooperation." A social
hour and refreshments will follow the
program.
First Methodist Church and Wesley
Foundation: Student Class at 9:3Gb
a.m. Prof. George F. Thomas,. of
Princeton University, will lead the
discussion and members of other
Guilds will meet with us. Morning
Worship Service at 10:45 o'clock. Dr.
Charles W. Brashares will preach on
"Make God Thankful." Wesleyan
Guild meeting at 6:00 p.m. This will
be a Thanksgiving service on "Our
Cultural Heritage" presented by a
group of students.
Unitarian Church: 11:00 a.m. Pro-
fessor Shenard will sneak on "The

La Sociedad Hisj

Training i 'Good Neighboring'

Students desiring to further the
"good neighbor" policy by learning
the customs, folk-lore and ways of
living of our Latin American neigh-
bors have the opportunity to do so by
joining La Sociedad Hispanica, the
University Spanish Club.
The Club is under the direction of
Prof. Ermelindo A. Mercado of the
Romance Language Department and
each year sponsors activities which
give students on campus a look into
the lives of our friends to the south.
A lecture series will be given soon

versity of Mexico each year. These
students, who would ordinarily be
unable to attend the summer sessions
at the University of Mexico, are given
a small cash scholarship as well* as
free tuition to the college.
Arrangements were completed this
summer to have two students from
the Mexican school spend the summer
in Ann Arbor at our summer session,
but the two did not come
The students sent to the University
of Mexico this summer are Florence
Rowe, '43, and Florence Young, '44.1

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