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terViewR for
Class Officers '
Will Be Today
Lit School Seniors
Will Vote Tomorrowj
in University Hall
Interviews for prospective candi-
dates for senior class offices in the
literary college will be held from 2
tb 5:30 p.m. today in the Michigan
Union, the Men's Judiciary Council
reiterated yesterday.
Election of senior officers will be
coffined to the literary college only
t#is year. All other schools and col-
lkges have such small senior classes
that they will elect their officers in
their own manner, the Council added.
Candidates to be interviewed must
present their eligibility cards at their
irtervew if they have not already
tuined them in with their petition.
Balloting will take place from 1 to
4 p.m. tomorrow in the corridor of
University Hall. This will be the only
voting booth open for the election.
Seniors must present their eligibility
cards for ballots.
Candidates' names will be an-
niounced in tomorrow's Daily. By, a
recent ruling of the Judiciary Coun-
fll no campaigning will be permitted.
by any candidates till the actual list
of names is announced. Violators of
this ruling will be fined or disquali-
fled, Bob Matthews, '43BAd, Judi-
ciary Council president, declared.
Literary college seniors will vote
for president, vice-president, secre-
tary, and treasurer to lead their class
activities. The election was originally
scheduled for last Wednesday, but
the submission of an insufficient
number of petitions forced its post-
All candidates up for interviews
are reminded to keep their assigned
appointments to facilitate the whole
program, Matthews cautioned.
Museum Gains
collection Of
Fossil Shells
As a result of an unusual hobby of
in oldtimer out in Montana, the Vni-
versity Museumn is in possession of an
extensive collection of fossil mussel
phells that may lead to important in-
torrnation towards the interpretation
of physiographic features of this re-
Spending all his spare time pros-
pecting in the foothills of the Rockies,
A CSilberling sent the University
samples of these' shells bautifully
*preserved according to' Dr. Henry
vaIt der Schalie.
Dr. van der Schalie and Dr. Emmet
T. Hooper, both of the Museum of
Zoology decided to take advantage
of the opportunity to relate material
of similar nature found in Michigan
rigors today to the forms that pre-
yvlisly existed. Taking advantage of
Silberling's offer to point out the beds
to them, they went to Montana this
sinmmer to obtain complete informa-<
tion and specimens. .
Michigan is one of the most pro-
ctetive sources of these fresh water4
mussels today, said Dr. van der Scha-
ie, and the main commercial use oft
them is in the manufacture of but-
But aside from their immediat
Value, a complete knowledge of thet
fossils is an invaluable aid in certainA
fields of medicine and in the deter-a
ruination df the geologic past: l
These shells came from an area inr
Montana and Wycming 4here there
was formerly an extensive lake system
and are now embedded in depositsc
there. It is hoped that through theC
classification of the material whichv

was collected during this summer it
will be possible to obtain clues .as ton
how these mussels reached the Missis- :
sippi River drainage where button S
shells are so abundant at present. a

Prof. McClusky T ravels State
Clearing War, Post-War Issuesl

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Does Its Part

College of Futur is Aready
in the Mold, Says Ednmsn

70 Per Cent
Enrolled in

of Students

Quietly the University serves the
people. Often without press heraldry
or public recognition, a thousand ac-
tivities and projects directly affect-
ing the war effort in many vital
phases are being carried on here by
staff members and research depart-
Singling out but one of many, we.
think that the public should know of
Prof. Howard Y. McClusky of the
School of Education, who has given
up all his classes to devote his time
and talents to making available to
the public the full resources of the
University, in a vast program of edu-
cation concerning war and post-war
Acts in Dual Capacity.
Acting in a dual capacity, Prof.
McClusky serves as consultant to the
Office of Civilian Defense and the
Office of War Information in their
Football Ticket
Re saleDesk
is, Siiecess-fni

jointly sponsored nation-wide pro-
gram, while devoting most of his
time to traveling about the state
helping to develop community pro-
grams concerning war issues. Much
in demand as a speaker by civic or-
ganizations, he makes good use of
forensic abilities which won him third
place in the National Oratorical Con-
test in his college days.
Prof. McClusky is highly interested
in the educational program and is
convinced of its importance. "This
program," says Prof. McClusky, "is
a clear indication on the part of
the government that the discussion
of war and post-war problems by the
public is a valuable supplement to
the military effort and not a hin-
drance as some have said. It is defi-
nitely not a propaganda but an edu-
cational program under government
sponsorship to encourage people to
take an active .interest in war and
post-war problems."
Government Service Not New
Government service of this type is
not at all new to Prof. McClusky
whose work in educational psychology
has made him an outstanding figure
in that field. For six months prior
to his return to Ann Arbor this se-


Answering any doubting patriots,
Prof. Merwin H. Waterman said
yesterday that "the School of Bus-
iness Administration now has 70 per
cent of its male students enrolled in
a military reserve program."
Emphasizing the School's coopera-
tion with the present war effort. Prof.
Waterman said that not only those
business students planning to enter
the armed services have been active.
"More and more women are inquiring
as to the possibilities of taking courses
formerly popular with men only."
Prof. John W. Riegel, also of the
School of Business Administration, is
continuing his war personnel man-
agement course in Detroit and is
making notes available for those in-

The 'college of the future' is' al-
ready in the mold and, according to
the predictions of Dean J. B. Edmon-
son of the education school, will
emerge from its 'ivory tower' cocoon
into an efficient post-war institution.
Prediction Number One by Dean_
Edmonson is that industry, which
has already expanded its training
program in recent months, will con-
tinue to provide elaborate educational
measures in the post-war period.
Some of this expansion, he pointed
out, is very likely to be in competi-
tion with older colleges.
The military will also have a heavy
influence on tomorrow's campus, ac-
cording to Dean Edmnonson, for the
armed forces are emphasizing the
values of high education more than
ever before. Particular importance
has been placed on education in the

j mester, he served in the OCD as
Handling close to $1,000 in Chief of the National Organization
andctions, he Uion$',s FootbalSection and Assistant Director of the
transactions, the Union's Football MblznBrch
Ticket Resale Desk operated at a 95. Mobilizing Branch.
per cent efficiency for the past sea- borenabled him for a time to carry
son, its annual report showed yes- on his Washington duties and to
terday. teach a class or two during his brief
The desk operated each Saturday sojourns here, but the latter proved
mnorning before home games, accept- too much. Always a popular teacher,
ing general admission tickets for re- Prof. M Clusky's absence from the
sale. The Northwestern game drew teaching staff of the School of Edu-
the largest response when the desk cation was keenly felt by students
turned over 119 tickets.,cto a enyfl ysuet
d and colleagues alike. However, his
All operations were directed by retui'n to the campus enables him to
Dave Striffler, '44, who stated yes- carry on some of his former duties
terday that all persons 'Who have not'
completed their transactions with the as assistant to the vice president in
their charge of University relations in ad-
desk by noon.Friday will forfeittheir ult education.
opportunity to do so. According to Prof. McClusky, Uni-
Including tickets sold for the Un- versity activities concerning post-war
versity Ticket Office, the desk dis- problems are closely studied by offi-
posed of 936 tickets, the total value cials in Washington. Ann Arbor is
of which is more than $2,500. regarded as a "demonstration out-
on a non-profit.basis in4 n attempt post and a feeder of national policy.
to aid persons to dispose of'unwanted
This year's total volume of sales as Rationing
and transactions approximates one- | l ;
half of fast year's activity. ttilJ I ot FeLt
A resale' representative will be on
duty from 3 to 5 p.m. each day this*.
weekfo 616se out all transactions. tn 4Ann 4 rbor
2 - Traffic-as-usual is Ann Arbor's re-
M ss' CotrtneV-sponse to the government's four-
galloh-a-week gas rationing program,
to Speak Here Chief of Police Sherman H. Morten-



In the Goodfellow Driver's Seat
1. The salesmen scheduled to sell at 8 a.m. are to report to The Daily
officeat 7:45 a.m. for buckets, papers and instructions.
2. Any questions or difficulties should be reported immediately to'the
Goodfellow chairman, 2-3241.
3. Posts should not be left until a successor appears. Materials should
be turned over to him. The last salesman should bring his remaining
materials and receipts to The Daily office.
4. Periodic collections of receipts will be made by the Goodfellow
comir.tittee. Paper stocks will also be replenished at that time.
Behind the Main Library-8:00- 11:00-Art Miller; 12:00-Leroy Pe-
'eg Gooding; 9:00-Ray Dixon, Paul car; 1:00-Barbara Eddy; 2:00-Art
[arsha; 10:00-Stan Wallace; 11:00 Medalie; 3:00-Ben Douglas.
-Jean Richards, Evelyn Phillip: Engineering Arch - 8:00 - Mary
2:00-Dick Collins, Margaret Frank; Jane Hastrieter, Jane Lindberg; 9:00
:00-Louise Comins, Netta Siegel; -Betty Neal, Mary Alice Hahn; 10:00
:00-Mary Baker; 3:00-Hank Pet- -Peg Whipple, Janet Stickney; 11:00
rsen, Bud Brimmer. . -Jane Graham, Eleanor Rakestraw;
12:00-Mary Ames, Martha Opsion;
In Front of the Arcade-8:00- 1:00-Jean Moehlman, Betty Sue
Margery Wolfson; 9:00-Betty Rosa; Lamb; 2:00-Mary Ann Berger,
0:00-Morton Mintz, Irving Jaffe; Katie Tripp; 3:00-Sybil Graham,
1:00-Kay Ruddy, Bob Preiskel; Alilou Schutt.
2:00-Mike Dann, Will Sapp; 1:00-
[omer Swander, Harry Levine; 2:00 Corner North 'U' and State (Kresge
-Mari Guinan; 3:00-Marge Borra- corner)-8:00-Frances Gracey, Bet-
aile, Jane Farrant. sy Brown; 9:00-Elizabeth Ann rMc-
Kone, Ann MacMillan; 10:00-Mar-
Center of the Diagonal-8:00- jorie Killins, Betsy Orr; 11:00-June
tuth Hodges, Josephine Holmes; 9:00 Sandenburgh, Helen Walsh; 12:00-
-Harriet Sayres, Caral May; 10:00- Jane Browson. Jean Christian; 1:00-
anet Veenboer, Marcia Zimmerman; Suzie Lovett; 2:00 - Helen Me
1:00-Belna Barnes, Jane Honey; Kressbach, Virginia Warren: 3:00--
:00 - Marjorie Merriam, Frances Mary Ellen Zahrn, Mary Jane Dyble.
hompson; 2:00-Patty Spare, Kath- U
rine Klintworth; 3:00-Diggins Far- Union Steps-8:00-Dick Ford Bob
Jerome; 9:00-John Holland, -Pete
ar, Clare Louise Beck, Sally Pruse. Bulard; 10:00-Jack Voiles, Mort
North 'U' Entrance of the League- Pepper; 11:00-Harry Miller, Caen
:00-Janet Lewin, Rita Hyman; 9:00 Lombard; 12:00-Bob Davey, John
-Bernice Galansky, Harriet Cooper; Laird; 1:00-Herb Beyer, George
0:00-Doreen Harris, Ruth Bub- Walsh; 2:00-Dick Ford, Don West;.
eck; 11:00-Shirley Altfield, Adele 3:00-Dick Ford, Dave Striffler.
herman; 12:00-Henrietta Browar- Alumni Memorial Hall: 8:00-Car-
:y, Justine Travis; 1:00-Vivian ol Cothran, Trudy Clubb; 9:00-Peg-
isher, Marle Gordon; 2:00-Martha gy Laubengayer, Barbara Gross;
pector, Irma Greenberg, 3:00- 10:00-Betty Apple, Sena Stover;
helma Bernstein, Margery Batt. 11:00-Dorothy Pugsley, Jane Pol-4
Corner of North 'U' and East 'U,_ .ermg; 12:00-Marian Orth; .1:0-
00-Sis Skinner, Louise Forbush; Carol Henderson, Joan Ross; 2:00-
00-Helen Garrels, Alice Roelofs: Penny Petley, Louise Olander; 3:00-
:00 - Marjory Rutherford, Joan Betty Duwe, Barbara McLaughlin.
rantz; 11:00-Jane Gilbreth, Made- Main and Liberty, (Northwest Cor-.
ne McMath; 12:00-Bea Bouchard; ner): 8;00-John Rohr; 9:00-Karl
00-Patty Lewis, Ann Grooten- Brenkert; 10:00 Phil Whelan; 11:00-
arst; 2:00-Molly Blanchard, Evelyn Richard Wellman; 12:00-Bi1 Reseo
tis; 3:00-Betty Rinehart, Pussy 1:00-Cy Tyler; 2:00-George Rob-
ughes. erts; 3:00-Robert Allen.

selection' for special services, for
technical work and for officer train-
ing-an emphasis which soldiers will
remember after the war. Already
the armed forces have developed ex-
tensive plans for educational pro-
grams during the war period and
during the anticipated era of armed
Pointing out the many educational
courses sponsored by governmental
agencies, Dean Edmonson made his
second prediction-that the federal
government will continue to provide
a variety of educational programs in
the post-war period, either in cooper-
ation with schools or acting inde-
pendently of them.
"I am convinced," said the Dean,
"that there is a strong trend toward
further participation of Federal gov-
eriment in education, and it will
continue as a permanent policy."
His third prediction-that the fa-
cilities of institutions such as the
University of 1\ichigan, will be taxed
to the utmost in the post-war period'
-is based on the possibility that the'
financial strain of a'long war may,
decrease the number of colleges. "If'
the war continues for several years,"
observed the Dean, "this will result
in an increase of demands on the re-
maining colleges. In all probability
the Universities will be called to offer
all the present programs of instruc-
tion plus many new ones."
Allaying' the fears of many who pic-
ture the college of the future as a'
technical training school, Ilean Ed-
monson said that while there will
be increased empha$is on technical
prognams, he did notbelieve this de..-
velopment will undermine interest in
general education and the studies of
the humanities.
.Spo t'Reqst
fot Extra Gas
Po ur into Board
If old St. Nick thinks he is being
swamped with odd and absurd re-
quests he should 'work on the Ann
Arbor gas rationing board for a few'
Appeals for supplemcntal B and C
allotments of gasoline keep pouring
into the board office at 200 N. Fourth
with reasons both serious and humor-
"Spot" appeals are' being made in
Hutchins Hall in the University Law
School, where applications for sup-
plemental gas are rejected or accept-
ed on' the spot. There are requests
from merchants and salesmen, doc-
tors and undertakers, an'd people in
all sorts of other businesses.
One saleslady pointed out in her
application that she fneeded extra
gas for house to house canvassing to
sell women's negligee, her "bread
and butter." Another appeal came
from a man' who.claims he, has to{
get around tOwn to collect bills for
products which he sold before gas
rationing. Both applications were re-{

O1 A ofAlo
Piodit Pres
Controls to Offset
Change in -Garment
Costs for Spring
WASHINGTON, Dec. 13. -- (P) -
OPA had good and bad news for
housewives today. It authorized
slightly higher prices for 16 grocery
products, but predicted substantially
unchanged prices next spring for wo-
men's, girls' and children's garments.
Increased material and labor costs
in the garment field will be offset
largely by controls over manufactur-
ers' margins of profit and selling
prices; the Office of Price Adminis-
tration said. OPA prescribed pricing
methods for manufacturers, and said
it shortly would iss'ue methods of es-
tablishing retailers' and wholesaletrs'
"When ceiling provisions for all
sales levels are completed, OPA ex-
pects that each dollar spent by the
ultimate consumer will buy certain
values reresenting materials and la-
bor involved in producing feminine
' garments equivalent to those' of the
1942 spring and summer seasons," the
announcement said.
Manufacturers in most instances
must reduce their March, 1942, mark-
up by 10 per cent.
OPA said it authorized the grocery
increases, effective Dec. 18; to relieve
a "sclueeze" on wholesalers and' re-
tailers as a result of price increases
previously allowed manufacturers.
Wholesalers and retailers may pass
on to consumers only the exact
amount of the packer's price in-
creases. Items on which increases'
will be permitted included caned
apples, apple sauce, apple juice, ne-
gar cured herring, canned boned
chicken and turkey, maple sugar,
fountain fruits, blended maple syrup,
egg noodles, tamales, potato chips,
raisin filled or topped- biscuits and
crackers, fig bars, peanut candy, and
extracted honey.
Other OPA actions:
Ordered reductions in excessive
ceilings for bananas, establishing
maximuin prices for importers, auc-
tion markets and wholesalers and
promising a new retail pricing meth-
od soon.
Third French
Lecture Set
In the third French lecture Prof.
Michael Pargment will relate the
amazing story of a famous French
tragic actress. The lecture, entitled
"Un Prodige de la Scene Francais:
1Mile. Rachel", will be given at 4:15
p.m, Wednesday in Room D, Alumni
At an early age, without educa-
tion, without social or family back-
ground and with but a scant knowl-
edge of the French language, Mle.
Rachel was able to revive the mas-
terpieces of the great French classi-
cal writers. She gave them nwe
splendor and kept them on the stage
throughout her entire dramatic ca
reer in spite of the rich blossoming
of the Romantic school.


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Lecturer. to Discu's's He predicted that rationing won't
be felt here until Ann Arbor motor-
ists burn up the 'staggering' amount
In an attempt to illustrate to Uni- of fuel they bought up in a last-
versity students the changes that lie minute rush on city service stations.
ahead in American ways of living be- "Wait three or four weeks and then
fore the end of the war, Kathleen look out," the chief said. "Then you'll
Courtney, prominent English lecturer, see a large-scale slackening of traf-
will speak on "Aspects of English Life fie.
and Thought during Wartime" at "You can't even say motorists are
4:15 p.m. Wednesday in the Rackham driving more carefully since the ra-
Amphitheatre under the auspices of tioning program," he said, and gave
the political science department. slick streets and poor driving visi-
Miss Courtney, who is making a bility as permanent automatic checks
lecture tcur of this country for the on careless driving. '
British government, is chairman of Sheriff John L. Osborn said that
the General Purposes Committee of traffic on main travel arteries has
the London International Assembly, dipped slightly below its normal
an unofficial organization of the Al- curve.
lied Nations concerned with post-war "Although there's much less speed-
reconstruction. ing on government highways now,"
In addition to this post, she is he 'said, "I think there are as many
chairman of the International Sub- .drivers on the road as before ration-
committee of the Women's Liaison ing. Unimportant traffic disappeared
Committee for the training of Allied from the roads before rationing and
women in social warfare. there's been little change since."
During World War I, Miss Court-
ney, a graduate of Oxford's Lady
Margaret Hall, did relief work for, igh School Students to
Serbia in Salonika and Corsica; and, 3EBe Janitors for a Day
after the war, continued this work in I
Austria, Greece and Bulgaria. She Soapy suds, mops, and dust rags
as also connected with the "League will fly around under the energetic
>f Nations in London and Geneva, hands of students in the University
and for the past five years has been High School as they hold a gala"
'ice-president of the League of Na- housecleaning day before Christmas
ions Union. vacation.
Shortages of janitors due to the
'artinie Curricula Will war have created a problem in the
Dd school's cleaning program, so stu-
idents heldan assembly Friday. led by



Angell Hall Steps-8:00-Joan Mc-
Grath; 9:00-Joan McGrath; 10:00-
Marge Strong, Dorothy Treadwell;
11:00 - Marge Storkan, Barbara
Strong; 12:00-Kit Upson, Marge
Storkan; .1:00-Mary Mountjoy, Pat
Doyle; 2:00-Joyce Livermore, Pat
Page; 3:00-Elinor Miller, Marilyn,
North Entrance to Angell Hal-
8:00-Natalie Mattern, Peg Brown;
9:00-Mona Heath, Elaine Richert;
10:00-Ann Herzog, Martha Kinsey;
11:00-Marcia Sharpe, Jean Camp-
bell; 12:00-Oriel Strachley, Sue
Simms; 1:00-Marilyn B'eun, Janet
Robb; 2:00-Marci'a Nettin")' Go'r i

Main and Liberty (Southeast Cor-
ner): 8:00-Bud Aber; 9:00-Leigh
Smith; 10:00-Len Gordinier; 11:00
-George Sewell; 12:00-Guy Lawrie;
1:00-Milt Netter; 2:00-Phil Mar-
cellus; 3:00-Ev. Houston.
Main and Williams (Northwest Cor-
ner): 8:00-Don Nixon; 10:Oq-Tom
Robinson; 11:00-Keith Muller; 1:00
-Dick Sharpe; 2:00-Joe Schroeder;
3:00-Fred Beltz.
Main and Williams (Southwest Cor-
ner): 8:00-Art Geib; 9:00-Paul
Mishkin; 10:00-Chan Ward; 11:00-
Dick Dick; 1:00-John Rieger; 2:00-
Clark Hall; 3:00 Carl Otjen.


for a



and Mr new co'sr
Anoter bats lrmtests ][ABNLR BROS.

"What the Schools should Teach David Ross, chairman, to discuss the
in Wartime," a radio program spon- i matter.
sored by the Educational Policies Following the meeting, a vote was
Commission, will be heard at 6 p.m. taken in each homeroom, where a
Monday over Station WJR. plan to have the pupils lend a hand
The Educational Policies Commis- in the cleaning was unanimously ap-
. or, of which Dean J. B. Edmonson proved and it was generally agreed to
of th'e' iiversity School of Educa- make the work compulsory,
tion is a member, has chosen three A half day will probably be taken
speakers to discuss the "Education off from classes on December 21
and Care'of Children in Wartime" while students leave their books to
and "The Secondary School and Man- clean walls and wash windows in-
power." stead of studying.
Continuous from 1 P.M.

g, rg- Main and Huron (Northwest or--
anna Root; 3:00-Doris Kimball, Iner): 8:00-Borinan; 11:00-Sami-
Maggie Chute. uels; 11:00-Welling; 1:00-Wise;
Corner North 'U' and State (cam- ' 2:00-Hack Kellner; 3:00-Nemoc-
-pus corner)-8:00-Jo Buesser, Mary ophsky.
Vedder; 9:00-Barbara Chadwick, D. Main and Huron (Southeast Cor-
J. Hedges; 10:00-Eleen DeVine, Jean er): 10:00-John Caleb; 11:00-
Harkness; 11:00-Marjorie Leete, Sue Doug Rosen; 1:00-Landsberg; 2:00
Springer; 12:00 - Jane Whiteside, -Anoff; 3:00-John Gordon.
Ruth Caryl; 1:00-AnnParker, Bar- Main and nn ( t re
bara Piper; 2:00-Connie Sturges, Store) : 10:00-Ted Morley; 1:00-
Carol Grede; 3:00-June Nieboer, Ted Morley; 1:00-John Eley; 2:00-
Mary Jane Romine. John Corbett; 3:00-Pete Treleaven.
Center of the Law Quad-8:00-Ruth Liberty and Asrley: 11:00--Jim
Wood. Ben Douglas; 9:00-Martin Cornelius; 1:00-Burt Kolb; 2:00-
Leferman; 10:00-Clare Blackford; Dick Gauthier: 3:00-Dick Allais.
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