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Receives His Father's Medal

Dr. Cotton to Talk on Christianity

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DFiCEMBER 13, iS42

officials guaratieed the
dance will make, every-
body forget "the good time
we might have had at
home." . . . But students
are wondering what condi-
tion they will be in for
classes the next morning.
CO-CHAIRMEN for Vic-
tory Ball were also an-
nounced this week ... The
dance is designed to take
the place of J-Hop and
Senior Ball and it will be
held between semesters . .
. . House parties, however,
will definitely be banned
for the event which will
probably be the last for
many students on campus
destined for the armed
forces . . . Students are
slightly, "hurt" over the
ban which was imposed
last August by the Student
Affairs Committee . . . A
Daily poll found that 19
fraternities and sororities
and nine out of ten stu-
dents on campus are defi-
nitely opposed to the rule
.. But all indications are
that the regulation will
stick despite protests.
MANPOWER CORPS
tackled the job of disman-
tling two 35-ton brick
boilers and attached eight-
ton stokers for the Build-
ing and Grounds Depart-
ment . . Corps men are
now waiting for WPB in-
spectors to determine if
they aie suitable for war
use . . If found usable
the total 86-ton apparatus
will have to be completely
dismantled and ready for
shipment by the end of
next week.
PAUL V. McNUTT, War
Manpower head, warmly
praised Michigan's Man-
power Corps in a letter to
Marvin -"Borman . . . Mc-
Nutt says in his letter,
"The activities which your
corps is carrying on are
very useful and the as-
sistance they render to

the ,manpower problem is
very genuine . . . I hope
other colleges may be
stimulated by your fine
example."
IN RESPONSE to this
request the Manpower
Corps played host to rep-
resentatives from Big Ten
schools and Michigan State
at a two-day conference - -
. . Purpose of the meeting
was to spread manpower
mobilization to other cam-
puses and to establish an
intercollegiate body to aid
in coordinating and fur-
thering the student war
effort.
. . . Have You Heard
the latest?
RUMOR - MONGERS
mongered overtime this
week . and circulated as
sweet a bunch of rosy red
rumors as have ever hit
campus . . . People called
The Daily to report that
the Board of Regents had
met and decided to change
Christmas vacation dates
. . . Some went so far as to
say that there wouldn't be
any at all . . . Another,
story said that the Office
of Defense Transportation
would soon announce sus-
pension of the sale of train
tickets from Dec. 15 to Jan.
6 to permit as many sol-
diers as possible to come
home for Christmas- -
Both these rumors had a
number of different twists,
but neither have any foun-
dation-at least not so far.
BLOND, six-foot five-
inch swimming sensation
Harry Holiday streaked to

an ijnofficial world's re-
ord in the 100-yard bac k-
stroke at the Sports Build-
ing's Swim Gala Friday
night . . . The sophomore
star smashed Adolf Kie-
fer's record by two-tenths
of a second by sprinting
the distance in 57 seconds.
JUNIOR Julius Franks
was named guard on Col-
lier's All-American foot-
ball team, selected by
Grantland Rice this week
. . . He was the twenty-
fourth Michigan grid star
to be so honored ... Franks
and Big Al Wistert were
both given second-squad
honors on the Associated
Press all-star eleven, also
picked this week.
THE University ROTC
moved lock, stock and bar-
rel into the castle-like Zeta
Psi fraternity house next
to the Union . . . Present
headquarters in the for-
mer University boiler house
now will be used for class-
room and supply purposes.
TWO University coeds,
working in greasy jeans 54
hours a week at a tool-
grinding machine, are also
carrying a full complement
of classes. The pair, Bar-
bara Jenswold, '43, and
Gloria Nishon, '43, say it's
"one heck of a lot of fun."
DRY-THROATED stu-
dents are taking the strict
government coffee ration-
ing program in stride, sip-
ping their cup a day with
hardly a complaint, dis-
pensers of the brown brew
said this week. The carry-
out business is stopped.
dead; the second cup is
out, but proprietors say
students "seem to know
nowadays what's coming
off."
CIVILIAN defense vol-
unteer officials lauded
University men and women
students for their contri-
bution to Ann Arbor war
activities. A renort on stu-

dents" work showed 1,500
men volunteers and 1,777
coeds registered under the
local CDVO.
GALENS annual fund-
raising campaign spelled
"Merry Christmas" to 120
crippled children in the
University Hospital with
proceeds hitting a new
all-time high of $2,500.
The money will be used to
equip the children's work-
shop at the hospital, to
provide the annual Christ-
mas party and to main-
tain the children's library.

"7hr istianity and the World Cri-
sjs" will be the subject of a talk by
D.i J. Harry Cotton, president of the
Priesby terian Theological Seminary,
when he speaks to members of the
Westminster Guild at 7 p.m. today.
Former pastor of the Broad Street

Presbyterian Church in Columbus, 0.
for 18 years, Dr. Cotton wil also
speak on "An Incredible Star" at the
morning worship service today.
During 1931 and 1932 Dr. Cotton
was a lecturer at universities and
mission centers in India. China, and
Japan.

MICHIGAN

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EERS opened up in the
closing minutes of their
first game to overcome a
strong Michigan State
quintet, nosing them out
in overtime play by the
score of 36-31 . . . Captain
Jim Mandler and Bob
Wiese came through in the
last half to star for the
Maize and Blue.
FROSH THINCLADS put
upperclassmen in their
places by qualifying 60
men and becoming the
favorites for copping the
title of the inter-class
track meet to be held
Tuesday in Yost Field
House . . . Sophomores and
juniors will -be represented
by 31 qualifiers apiece
with the seniors trailing
with 17 men ... These par-
ticipants will battle it out
for the glory of their
classes in 12 events.
CAMPUS and Ann Ar-
bor music lovers filled Hill
Auditorium Thursday to
hear Dr. Serge Koussevit-
zky direct the Boston
Symphony in the famous
Shostakovitch "War Sym-
phony" and Haydn's Sym-
phony No. 88 in G major
Shostakovitch's Sym-
phony No. 7 has been
hailed by Dr. Koussevitzky
as the greatest piece of
music to be developed
}mthrniirout the war.

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How about a CoREER
the CIVILIAN FRONT?
A s a student, you've doubtless asked yourself many
times what you ought to do to help win this war. What can you
study that will be of practical assistance?
The Retail Bureau at the University of Pittsburgh is offering
a new opportunity to college upperclassmen to be trained for a
successful career in retailing while gaining actual working expe-
rience at a steady weekly salary. You will receive regular under-
graduate credit for your work at the Bureau, you'll earn a
weekly income in a Pittsburgh department store, you'll be
making a definite contribution to civilian wartime morale-at
the same time piling up experience toward a career.
Pitt's Retail Bureau came into being during World War I
to help retailers replace executives and junior executives lost
to the armed forces and government services. In this war, we're
bringing 24 years of successful store service to the problem of
training new people. And we believe opportunities in retailing
have never been greater than they are right now.
NEW SEMESTERS BEGIN MONDAY, FEBRUARY B. JUNE 28
AND SEPTEMBER 27, 1943
Application blanks will be furnished on request.
RESEARCH BUREAU FOR RETAIL TRAINING
UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH Pittsburgh, Pa.

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President Roosevelt gives Midshipman Norman Scott a hearty
handclasp in Washington as he receives the Congressional Medal of
Honor for his father, Rear Admiral Norman Scott, Sr., one of the heroes
of the naval battle of Savo Island Nov. 13. Admiral Scott lost his life
in the action.

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Class .elections
to Be Confined
to Lfit School
Balloting in Other
Colleges Ruled Out
Senior class election of class offi-
cers will be confined to the literary
college, Bob Matthews, '43BAd., presi-
dent of the Men's Judiciary Council,
reported yesterday.
Considering the facts that all other
schools and colleges have small senior
classes and that only one other peti-
tion was submitted, the Judiciary
Council reached its decision.
Other schools and colleges will have
special meetings of the seniors and
will elect their officers in their own
manner.
Eligible seniors will vote Tuesday
for president, vice-president, secre-
tary, and treasurer. Balloting will
take place in the corridor of Uni-
versity Hall between 1 and 4 p.m. Eli-
gibility cards must be presented for
ballots.
Prospective candidates are remind-
ed of their interviews between 2 and
5:30 p.m. tomorrow. Candidates'
names will be announced in Tues-
day's Daily.
By a recent action of the Judiciary
Council, no campaigning will be al-
lowed before these names are an-
nounced. Violators of this ruling will
be fined or disqualified.
Be A Goodfellow
MONTGOMERY WARD COMPLIES'
CHICAGO, Dec. 12.- (AP)- The
general office of Montgomery Ward
& Company said late today that Sew-1
ell Avery, president of the concern,
had authorized the statement that
the company would promptly obey
President Roosevelt's order to comply;
without further delay with the War;
Labor Board's ruling that it sign a
CIO contract embodying a clause for
maintenance of union membership.

British Speaker
Will Talk Here
Will Discuss English
Thought, Life in War
Miss Kathleen Courtney, vice-
chairman of the League of Nations
Union, will lecture under the auspices
of the political science department
on "Aspects of English Life and
Thought in Wartime" at 4:15 p.m.
Wednesday, in the Rackham Amphi-
theatre.
A graduate of Lady Margaret Hall,
Oxford, Miss Courtney is well known
for her work in the suffrage move-
ment under Dame Millicent Fawcett.
In the last war she did relief work in
Serbia, Salonika and Corsica and af-
ter the war worked in Austria, Greece
and Bulgaria.
Miss Courtney has been vice-chair-
man of the League of Nations Union'
for the past five years working in
both London and Geneva. In addition,
she is chairman of the General P ur-
poses Committee of London Interna-
tional Assembly, which holds regular
meetings to discuss questions con-
nected with post-war reconstruction.
She is also chairman of the Inter-
national sub-committee of the Wo-
men's Liaison Committee for the
training of Allied women in social
welfare.
-ef e Be A Goodfellow
'Duck Soup' to Be Shown
by Art Cinema Today
In response to popular request, the
Art Cinema League has brought back
the comedy triumph of the Marx
brothers, "Duck Soup," for a showing
at 7 and 9 p.m. today in the Lydia
Mendelssohn Theatre.
The American Film Series tickets
are good for these performances and
single tickets may be purchased in
the Mendelssohn Theatre boxoffice
from 2 p.m. to the beginning of the
pictures.

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