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TUESDAY, NOV. 24, 1942

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PAo* "506

Free 'Ens ians
To Be Given in
Photo Contest
Big shots, move over! It's the little
fellow that's going to steal the show
in this year's Michiganensian.
Through the 'Ensian's new photo
contest, opening today, anyone with
a camera and a little initiative can
have his picture and name in the
1943 yearbook. Fraternity initia-
tions, dorm bull sessions, coke dates,
sorority groups, will all make good
material for the informal snapshots
needed. Any good action shot show-
ing a phase of University life will be
eligible if taken this spring, fall or
Students who wish to. compete for
one of the ten free 'Ensians to be
given for the best pictures should
send their prints, not negatives, to
Editor Dorothy Johnson, Student
Publications Building. A dollar will
be paid for every picture used, and
all entries are due before January 15.
This competition marks a new turn
in 'Ensian policy. Individual portraits
of seniors and second-semester jun-
iors graduating next September will.
be included, but the emphasis will be
on an 'Ensian that includes all phases
of campus life and represents all
classes and all schools.
Signal Corps Issues
Urgent Call for Men
The Army Signal Corps yesterday
issued an urgent call for men be-
tween the ages of 18 and 45 who have
had high school algebra and physics,
or their equivalent, to be enlisted in
the Enlisted Reserve to receive radio
schooling as civilians.
Students interested should apply
to Maj. Bernard H. Vollrath in the
Military Science department for per-
sonal interviews and qualifying apti-
tude tests to determine their adapt-
ability for radio training.
If accepted, the trainees will be
sent to schools and colleges located
in Illinois, Wisconsin and Kentucky
for a training period which may. last
nine months, depending on the learn-
ing capacity of the individual.;
Trainees receive salaries ranging
from $85 to $150 per month. Upon
completion of the course, each man:
is given regular Army basic training
before assignment to active duty with
a Signal Corps unit.
EAST LANSING, Nov. 23.-(F)-
Michigan State College announced
today it would conduct a special
course here to teach . the determina-
tion of the sex of chicks,. a profes-
sion dominated by Japanese until the
outb eak of war.

AP Correspondent Burned in Battle

On Campus...
Seminar at Lane Hall
"Virgin Soil" by Turgenev will be
discussed at the Invitation to Learn-
ing Seminar of the Student Religious
Association meeting at 7:30 p.m. to-
Members of the group will read
parts of the book before the meeting,
as part of a program designed to
make the student more familiar with
Russia and her people.
Prof. Lay to Speak
"How to Sit" will be the title of a
talk to be given by Prof. Walter E.
Lay of the Mechnical Engineering
Department at 7:30 p.m. today at the
Union before a joint meeting of the
ASCE and the Transportation Club.
Prof. Lay has just completed seven
years of research on automobile bodies
and seat springs and will report on
his work at the meeting. Also to be
discussed are plans for the ASCE ini-
tiation banquet that will be held Dec.
Drama Class Play
A platform review of Goldsmith's
"She Stoops to Conquer" will be pre-
sented by students in Prof. R. D. T.
Hollister's class in oral interpretation
of modern drama at 4 p.m. today in,
Room 302 Mason Hall.
* * *
French Club to Meet
The French Club will meet at 8:15
p.m. today at the Union.
Several of the stars of last year's
French play will reenact a few of the
humorous scenes of the comedy "La
Belle Aventure," and Johanna Rei-
scher will sing some popular French
songs to the accompaniment of a
Games and a friendly hour of con-
versation will conclude the evening's
All students interested inspeaking
French and having one year of high
school or one college semester of
French are eligible to join the club
and are urged to attend this meeting.
Philippine Heroes Day
The Philippine Michigan Club will
celebrate Philippine National Heroes'
Day on Saturday with a dinner at the
0o1. William Ganoe will be guest
speaker, and a program of Philippine
folk dances will be presented. Dinner
will begin at 6:30 p.m. Reservations
may be made by calling 2-4658 on or
before Thursday.
There will be a meeting of the
Gargoyle business staff today at
5:15 p.m. in the Publications

Results of U'
Religious Census
Are Announced
Majority of Students
Indicate Membership
in Protestant Faiths
Figures yesterday released on the
religious census of University students
taken at registration disclose that of
the 8,160 students making any choice.
6,125, or 73.83% indicated member-
ship in or preference for any one of
the Protestant denomina Tions.
Judaism, rating second, got 1,067
or 13.07% of the votes, and Catholi-
cism was third with 1031 votes, or
12.63%. The Greek Orthodox Church
was selected by 37 students. Those
expressing no preference numbered
1,214, or 14.81%, made up of 18.90%
of the men students enrolled and
13.31% of the women students.
The various sects chosen, with the
number of students delegating each
are:- Methodist, 1,296; Presbyterian,
1,272; Episcopal, 949; Congregational,
621; Lutheran, 470; Protestant, 399;
Baptist, 321; Christian Science, 210;
Reformed, 108; Christian (Disciples),
94; Evangelical, 85.
Other religious groups (those with
ten or less, including First Mission,
Swedish Mission, United Church of
Canada, Unity, A.M.E., Agnostic, Mor-
avian, Seventh Day Adventist, Apos-
tolic Lutheran and Free Methodist),
78; Unitarian, 55; Friends (Quakers),
19; Latter Day Saints, 18; Brethren,
15; and Federated, 18.
Cecil J. McHale, Professor in the
Department of Library Science, and
Mr. F. Ridlen Harrell, Librarian of
the Science Library of the Univer-
sity of Michigan, attended a meeting
of the Advisory Council of the Mich-
igan Library Association held in Lan-
sing Saturday, Nov. 21, 1942.

Leadership Course to Be Given

In pursuance of its policy of in-
creased activity in war work, the
Michigan Union will sponsor a new
intensified course in leadership be-
ginning Thursday, it was announced
yesterday by Art Geib, '44E, of the
Union staff.
Dr. Norman R. F. Maier of the
Psychology Department, has accept-

ed the post of leading. and directing
this course.
Designed to offer the fundamentals
of wartime and post-war leadership,
the program will continue for five
consecutive weeks, Geib stated.
The course is open to both men and
women, but limited facilities make it
necessary to restrict the number to
50 persons. Men may register any
afternoon from 3 to 5 p.m. in the
Student Offices "f the Union. Regis-
tration for women will be held in the
Social Director's Office of the Mich-
igan League.


like Samuel Grafton's
Column . . . on the
Editorial Page.



Charles H. McMurtry, Associated Press war correspondent, is re-
covering at Honolulu, T. H., from burns received about his face and
hands when a Jap bomber crashed on the signal bridge of an aircraft
carrier a few feet from where he was standing during the battle off
Santa Cruz Islands in South Pacific in October. Picture was taken six
days after he was burned.
Forme 'U' Club in I


The vitality of the University of
Michigan was not lost upon the Latin
America students enrolled here in the
summer session of 1941.
Among these students were about
30 from Ecuador and about 20 from
Quito, Mexico. Back home again the
students from Quito, joined by Michi-
gan alumni living there, decided to
form a University of Michigan Club.
On June 20, 1942, honorary presi-
dents of the newly formed Quito club
were made of Alexander G. Ruthven,
president of the University; Joseph

A. Bursley, Dean of Students; Raleigh
J. Nelson, Counselor to Foreign Stu-
dents and T. Hawley Tapping, Secre-
tary of the Alumni Association.
Three of the four officers of the
club, Dr. Alfredo Albornoz, Dr. Miguel
Albornoz,, and Eng. Silvia Cattant,
were here in the summer of 1941. The
fourth officer, Carlos G. Lopez, grad-
uated from the Engineering college in
Dr. Miguel Albornoz is again in this
country on a fellowship to Columbia



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