THE MICHICAN DAILY
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New Courses-Are Offered
on Far East and Geology
Grad School Plans
for Post-War Era
Jobs for 50 Women
Foreseen in Field of
Specialized training designed to ac-
quaint students with countries of the
Far East likely to be occupied or in
need of assistance due to the war
will be given by the Graduate School
beginning Feb. 8, according to Dr.
Howard B. Calderwood, chairman of
Instruction in the language, geo-
graphy, history, customs and econ-
omy of Japan, the Philippines, China
and countries of southeast Asia will
be offered in a Graduate School pro-
gram of regional administration and
The projected program will supple-
ment a similar course of- training
dealing with the Central European
area which has been offered by the
Graduate School since November.
The time required to complete
training will depend upon previous
experience of the student, Dr. Cal-
derwood said. Persons with training
in law, industry, finance, education,
public health, social welfare or engi-
neering can complete the course in
two four-month terms. Additional
basic training will be provided for
students lacking such specialized
Courses will be adapted to individ-
ual fields of specialization, Dr. Cal-
derwood said, through the coopera-
tion of schools and colleges of the
A course in aeronautical engineer-
ing for women college graduates, pro-
viding pre-employment training with
pay, has been announced by the Gru-
mman Aircraft Engineering Corpor-
atign of Long Island, N.Y.
Training offered includes an eight
week tuition-free course in the ele-
menits of aeronautical engineering at
Columbia University, with text books
costing not more than five dollars,
followed by four weeks of training
in aircraft fabrication and safety ed-
ucation at the Freeport State Avia-
tion School. During this 12 weeks
period apprentices will receive a
weekly salary of $25.
Trainees will then take three
months of advanced aeronautical en-
gineering at the company's Bethpage
plant, receiving $40 to $45 per week
while there. Approved residences will
be recommended by the company.
Upon completion of the course the
women will receive employment in
the Engineering and Production
Planning department in various cap-
acties depending on the abilities,
aptitudes and preferences shown by
the individual during apprenticeship.
Rates of pay will be determined by
Applicants who have majored in
mathematics, physics, chemistry
architecture or business administra-
tion are preferred, although other
college graduates with high scholastic
averages will be considered.
It is planned to continue the course
three times a year. Interested women
should inquire at the Office of the
Deah of Women.
8th Annual Student
Book Exchange Will
Run Feb. 6 to 11
Plans are now being formulated
to operate the eighth annual Student
Book Exchange Feb. 6 to 11, it was
announced yesterday by Irwin
Straub, '45, Union representative.
The Book Exchange is sponsored
by both the League and Union and is
maintained to buy and sell used text
books to students. All operations will
be carried on in the lobby of the
Last year the Exchange accepted
more than 850 books for sale and dis-
posed of all of them. Altogether more
than 550 students participated in
buying and selling books.
Students wishing to present books
for sale may do so from 3 to 5 p.m.
neat week in the Union Student
TANKER ORDERED TO LEAVE
DETROIT, Jan. 20. -(p)-- Mayor
Edward J. Jeffries, acting at the re-
quest of Army authorities, today or-
dered two large oil tankers which had
been unloading directly into oil
trucks to leave port with their cargo
of 2,000,000 gallons of fuel oil.
VITAL OIL BURNS
HANCOCK, Md., Jan. 20. -- (A) -
Thousands of gallons of precious fuel
oil and gasoline bound for the eastern
seaboard went up in flames today
when nine Western Maryland Rail-
road tank cars wrecked and burned
about a mile west of Hancock.
Future jobs for as many as fifty
University coeds with major U.S. oil
companies were foreseen yesterday by
Prof. Kenneth K. Landes, head of the
geology department and director of
a new course in petroleum geology
for women students. Only four appli-
cations for the course have been re-
ceived up to date.
Of 6 replies received from chief
geologists in oil producing companies
throughout the country, 25 indicated
that within the next year they would
need several girls. Openings range
from .New York to California, with
the greatest need in Texas and Okla-
"While definite guarantees cannot
be given on the wages, the jobs paid
well even before the outbreak of the
war," said Professor Landes. "Start-
ing pay was $150 a month."
Women who complete this inten-
sive twelve-month course will have
a variety of jobs to perform. Many
of them will work in geology offices
on well records, well field maps, and.
well cuttings. Actual field work will
also be included.
Information about the program has
been sent to 900 teachers of geology
in colleges throughout the country
by the University, leader in this field.
The course itself will last for a
year, and a student will obtain as
much academic work in geology dur-
ing this time as she would ordinarily
secure in four and a half years.
Prerequisites for admission to the
program include one year's work in
physical and historical geology (Ge-
ology 11 and 12), and a "B" aver-
age. The former requirement for
trigonometry as a prerequisite has
been eliminated; women who have
not had this mathematical training
may take the course during the first
semester. Forty-six hours of credit
can be earned toward a degree at
the -University or other institutions.
Further information on this pro-
gram may be secured from the geol-
Religious Group Elects
Lewis Howard President
Lewis Howard, '44E, Virginia Rock,
'45, and Peggy Jeffers, '44, newly
elected president, vice-president and
secretary-treasurer respectively of the
Inter-Guild Council, will take office
They will supervise such Inter-
Guild activities as the world day of
prayer service to be held February 21,
the annual all-campus party to be
held in May and the week end Inter-
Guild spring conference usually held
at Waldenwoods and at which the
program for the coming year is set
Lewis Howard, the new president,
is a transfer student from Hillyer
Junior College in Hartford,- Conn. He
is a member of Congregational Stu-
dent Fellowship and Disciples Guild
and is publicity chairman for that
Virginia Rock, vice-president, is on
the staff of The Daily, the publicity
chairman for the Lutheran Student
Guild, president of her league house
and is working on the Soph Project.
Peg Jeffers, elected secretary-treas-
urer, is also secretary of the West-
Senior Ball Gives
$350 to Bomber Fund
A contribution of $350 from the
1941 Senior Ball, held last spring, was
recently added to the Bomber Schol-
Other donators were Hillel Founda-
tion, $136; Zeta Beta Tau, $60; Var-
sity Night, $50; and Betsy Barbour,
Other organizations that have re-
,cently contributed to the fund are:
Alpha Delta Pi, Alpha Gamma Delta,
Chi Psi, Delta Tau Delta, Goodfel-
lows, Interfraternity Council, Phi
Delta Theta, Phi Gamma Delta, Phi
Sigma Delta, Pi Beta Phi, Sigma Al-
pha Epsilon, Sigma Alpha Nu, Sigma
Chi, Sigma Phi, Theta Chi and Theta
Medical Aptitude Test
To Be Given Tomorrow
Medical Aptitude Test of the Asso-
ciation of American Colleges will be
given to pre-medical students from 3
to 5 p.m. tomorrow in the Rackhamn
A normal requirement for admis-
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day, Monday and Tuesday nights
without damage or loss: a 3,000-ton
supply ship, apparently carrying am-
munition which blew up south of
Ten ships of varying sizes, off Tu-
A motor launch, also off Tunisia.
A small naval vessel carrying gaso-
line to the Island of Lampedusa.
Further, a British submarine chas-
ed an enemy supply ship for five
hours and sent her down off the
Tunisian coast. This same submersi-
ble also drove ashore two small sup-
ply ships, both burning.
Sweeps Sea Clean
The destruction of these ships
swept Mussolini's "Mare Nostrum"
virtually clean from the Tunisian
coast to Sadinia as the Eighth Army
steadily drew nearer to Tripoli.
The Navy has announced the de-
struction of 23 surface craft in the
central Mediterranean since the first
of the year.
PUCTURE NE WS
LOUIS 'BILL" SESSIONS of
Muskegon was recently made head
of the Men's Judiciary Council. At
present he is a senior in the engi-
neering college with a BA degree
behind him from the literary col-
lege. He will remain Judiciary head
for one semester under a new rul-
UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN
College of Engineering
Schedule of Examinations
Jan. 25 to Jan. 30, 1943
NOTE: For courses having both lectures and quizzes, the time of
exercise is the time of the first lecture period of the week; for courses
having quizzes only, the time of exercise is the time of the first quiz
Drawing and laboratory work may be continued through the
examination period in amount equal to that normally devoted to such
work during one week.
Certain courses will be examined at special periods as noted below
the regular schedule. All cases of conflicts between assigned exami-
nation periods must be reported for adjustment. See bulletin board
outside of Room 3209 East Engineering Building between Jan. 15 and
Jan. 20 for instruction. To avoid misunderstandings and errors, each
student should receive notification from his instructor of the time
and place of his appearance in each course during the period Jan.
25 to Jan. 30.
No date of examination may be changed without the consent of
the Classification Committee.
Pictured above is Lewis Howard,
a junior engineering student, from
Bridgton, Me. Howard was recently
made president of Inter-Guild, stu-
dent religious organization. He and
the new vice-president, Virginia
Rock, '45, will assume their duties
on Feb. 1.
A German soldier tries to warm up after doing guard duty
somewhere on the Russian front. The stove is a homemade affair.
TIME OF EXAMINATION
Tuesday, Jan. 26 10:30-12:30
Thursday, Jan.,28 10:30-12s30
Tuesday, Jan. 26 8-10
Friday, Jan. 29 8-10
Saturday, Jan. 30 2-4
Friday, Jan. 29 ,_2-4
Friday, Jan. 29 10:30-12:30
Wednesday, Jan. 27
Monday, Jan. 25
Saturday, Jan. 30
Saturday, Jan. 30
Thursday, Jan. 28
Monday, Jan. 25
*Monday, Jan. 25
*Monday, Jan. 25
*Tuesday, Jan. 26
*Wednesday, Jan. 27
*Wednesday, Jan. 27
*Thursday, Jan. 28
*Friday, Jan. 29 -
E. E. 2a, Drawing 2, 3
Economics 53, 54
EM 1, EM 2, CE 2, Ger., Span.
M.P. 2, 3, 4, French
M.E. 3, Drawing 1
Members of Uncle Sam's first mountain troop unit, in training at Camp Hale, Colo., for action
in mountainous country anywhere in the world under any conditions of weather or terrain, learn
that at times they have to substitute for draft animals. Here white-clad troops step into harness to
haul heavy equipment up the mountain-side while carrying full packs' and walking on snowshoes.
* This may be used as an irregular period, provided there is no conflict
with the regular printed schedule above.
'U' GRADUATE PROMOTED
WASHINGTON, Jan. 20.--(M)-Dr.
C. G. Abbot, secretary of the Smith-
sonian Institution, announced today
the appointment of Archibald G.
Wenley, formerly of Ann' Arbor and
a graduate of the University of Mich-
igan in 1921, as director of the Freer
Gallery of Art. Wenley has been a
research associate at the Gallery.
MSC ENROLLMENT DOWN
EAST LANSING, Jan. 20.--()P)-
Michigan State's recently opened
winter term got underway with an
official attendance of 5,650 students,
658 fewer than the fall term enroll-
ment of 6,318, Registrar R. S. Linton
announced today. He reported slight
enrollment increases in engineering
and veterinary science.
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Mrs. Jason R. King said at St.
Louis that the nurse "Peggy" in the
book "They Were Expendable"-
the story of the PT boats and their
work in the Philippine campaign
-was her sister, Lieut. Beulah
Greenwalt (above), formerly of
Rolla, Mo. Lieutenant Greenwalt,
who joined the Army nurse corps
about five years ago, is believed to
be a prisoner of the Japanese.
Retiring chairman Edward J. Flynn (right) clasps the hand
of Postmaster General Frank C. Walker in congratulations after
Walker's election as chairman of the Democratic National Commit-
tee in Chicago. Walker succeeds Flynn, who resigned after he was
nominated by President Roosevelt as Minister to Australia.
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