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Student Speaker Bureau'to Boost
Coming Post-War Conference

famed phlosopher and mathemati-
cian.
Speaking at 8 p.m. Dec. 4 at the
Rackham Building, Thomas will key-
note the meeting with a talk on "The
Relation of the Individual to the
State in the Post-War World." This
lecture will be over in time for those
intending to go to the IFC Ball to
make the dance. "International Gov-
ernments" will be th'e topic of Rus-
sell's talk that will be given at 4:30
p.m. Dec. 5 also at the Rackham
Building.
Additional high spots of the Con-
ference include three panel "discus-
sions that will be led by members of
the visiting delegations, specially in-
vited speakers, and faculty and stu-
dent representatives of the University.
Tickets are now on sale at the desks
of the League and Union and1 will be
sold on the diagonal during the com-
ing week.

T' Glee Clubs,
Band, Set for
Varsity Night
'Happy' Joe Gentile,
Pianist Corp. Levinton
to Be Entertainers
"By truck, by train, by plane-
boxes, boxes, boxes!"
And all bound for Varsity Night, be-
cause radio's Joe "Hand-me-that-
crow-bar" Gentile will be on hand as
master of ceremonies to help pry the
lid off the University Band's annual
show when it opens at 8:30 p.m. Tues-
day in Hill Auditorium.
He'll be kept busy, too, because the
Band promises a full evening's enter-.
tainment, complete with both the
Men's and Women's Glee clubs; an
imposing list of campus talent includ-
ROTC cadets wishing to sit in
the ROTC block at Varsity Night
should sign up between 9:45 and
11:45 a.m. today at ROTC head-
quarters. Tickets will be available
at that time.1

U.S. Troops Pass Through Oran

New Draft Eligibles Besiege
Information Head with Queries

By PAUL HARSHA
Fat, official questionnaire envelopes
from fast working draft boards are
streaming into Ann Arbor this week,
and the War Information Center in
Angell Hall is doing a big business.
Long queues of new draft eligibles,
spurred by imminency of the army to
make a quick decision, wait patiently
to talk to war informer Gerald L.
Poor; Grad, last week interviewed a
record number of 558 men.
"I just tell them the qualifications,
and almost everyone seems to find
something he's fit for," Poor, who
spends seven hours a day giving out
information, said yesterday. The day
before Thanksgiving he talked to 124
men, highest number since the War
Board founded the information center
January 30 in room 1009 Angell Hall.
Meteorology has drawn the most,

student queries this week according
to Poor, "But interest is pretty var-
ied," he added. "The Army Air Corps
Reserve seems to be a consistent ques-
tion bringer."
The only function of the informa-
tion center is to give out advice. Ac-
tual enlisting in the reserves is done
either through offices in room .1514
Rackham Building, or through head-
quarters in Detroit.
College students aren't the only
ones seeking information, Poor has
found. Townspeople, parents and high
school boys from Detroit interested,
All have appeared to search out
courses of action for themselves or
their sons. The information center is
open from 9 to 12 a.m. and from 1:30
to 5:30 p.m. on week days and from
9 to 12:30 p.m. on Saturday.
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Onlookers line a narrow street in Oran, Algeria, as a U.S. Army
truck carrying soldiers and equipment pass through the city after the
British-American landings in French North Africa. (A? telemat from
U.S. Army Signal Corps.)

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ing a male quartet, a magician, a tap-
dancer and an accordianist; and the
band itself, under the direction of
Prof. William D. Revelli.
As a special feature attraction,
Varsity Night will also bring to the
campus for the first time pianist Ju-
lian Leviton, formerly a coming con-
qert artist, but now a corporal in the
Army, stationed at Fort Custer.
Present plans call for a two-part
program, the first to be presented by
the Band, assisted by the glee clubs,
and to include a special cantata, "As
America Sang," sung by a male octet.
and narrated by Prof. Hardin Van
Deursen of the School of Music.
Tickets are in the hands of all band
members and are also available at the
Union, the League and at Wahr's
Bookstore. Proceeds of the show this
year will be turned into War .Bonds.

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Slosson to Speak
Prof. Preston S. Slosson of the his-
tory department will speak on "Prob-
lems of Nationality in the Post-War
World" at -the regular Sunday eve-
ning program at 7:30 p.m. tomorrow
in the International Center.
This talk will inaugurate a series
of panel discussions by the Center's
Post-War Conference Group. It was
announced by Robert Johnson that
the first meeting of the group will be
at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, December 5
at the International Center, when
they will discuss Professor Slosson's
speech and make plans for future con-
ferences.
All who are interested are invited
to attend the program tomorrow
night.
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Student Hike Planned
Everyone is invited to meet at 2 p.m.
tomorrow at Hill Auditorium for a
hike out Geddes Rd., according to
Dorothy Lundstrom, '45, and Dan
Saulson, '44, co-chairmen ofthe Out-
door Sports club.
dhis hike hasbeen planned to get
members in trim for the long hike to
Saline Valley Hostel, December 6.
* * * . .
Chinese Society Organized
The Chinese Student Economic So-
ciety, an organization of Chinese stu-
dents of economics, was formed at a
meeting Wednesday in the Michigan
League.
The society electied Chia K. Yao,
Grad, chairman and Show S. Pu, 43L,
secretary-treasurer. Other members
are Mrs. A. T. Liu, Victor C. Chang,
C. N.#Young, Raymond C. Chen, Y. C.
Yueh, and Elsie Choy.

Resale Service
Closes Today
Iowa Game Tickets
May Be Exchanged
Preparing for its last day of service
this year the Football Ticket Resale
Desk will be open this morning from
9 a.m. to 2:15 p.m. at the Union it was
6nnounced yesterday by Dave Strif-
fler, '44, student chairman in charge.
Persons desirous of selling or buy-
ing tickets for today's game with Iowa
may take advantage of the Resale
Desk. Since student tickets are not
transferable, only regular general ad-
mission tickets can be accepted for
resale.
The Resale Desk centers its activi-
ties at the Travel Desk in the lobby
of the Michigan Union.
A special call has been issued by
Resale officials to all students who
have not completed their transactions
of previous games with the Desk.
Money or unsold tickets are available.
All transactions which are not taken
up after today will be considered
closed, stated Striffler.
New War Song To Make
Radio Debut Today
A new war song written by students
of the University High School will be
heard for the first time on the air on
the "Patriotic Music" program to be
broadcast from the campus studios
in Morris Hall at 10:00 a.m. today.
The broadcast will be heard over
WJR, Detroit, 760 kilocycles.
Entitled "In the Fight," the words
of the song were written by Sara
Riggs and the music by Charlene Par-
ker. Soloists on the program will be
Marjorie Gould, '44SM, and John
Queern, '45.
DAILY OFFICIAL,
BULLETIN
(Continued from Page 2)
First Presbyterian Church: Univer-
sity Student Bible Study Class at 9:30
a.m. under the direction of Mr. Malan
and Mr. Lampe. Course of study is "A
Harmony of the Gospels." Morning
Worship-10:45, "The Future Per-
fect," subject of the Advent sermon
by Dr. W. P. Lemon. Westminster
Student Guild-Supper and fellow-
ship hour at 6:00 p.m. At 7:00 p.m.
Dr. Lemon will talk on "What Do
'Fundamentalists' Believe?"

Philippine Club
Plans to Honor
Heroes Today
In celebration of Philippine Na-
tional Heroes' Day, which corresponds
to Memorial Day in the United States
the Philippine-Michigan Club will
hold a dinner at 6:30 p.m. today in
the Union.
Col. William A. Ganoe, head of the
University ROTC unit will be the
principal speaker of the evening, his
speech to be followed with Philippine
folk dances performed by members
of the club. The singing of the "Star
Spangled Banner and "Philippines,
My Philippines" will bring the pro-
gram to a close.
Among the group dances to be pre-
sented is "Bailes de Ayer," dance of
yesterday, an old-fashioned arrange-
ment similar to the American square
dance.
President and Mrs. Ruthven and
Col. and Mrs. Ganoe will be the guests
of honor at the dinner, which is open
to the public. Reservations may be
obtained by calling 24658.

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