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VOL. t, N". "A

ANN AR!U1tiMtltI(iI(.AN

snow once more covering
the campus.
* * *
THE Sixth Service Com-
mand speeded up its sched-
ule and 50 Enlisted Re-
serve Corps men, the first
ERC men tQ be called, hav'e
received their orders to re-
port for active duty on
March 13 . . . Dr. Burton
Thuma, War Board armed
forces representative, said
that he expected "the rest
of the orders to come
through in the next few
days" . . . The specific
camps where the men will
be assigned have not been
made known, but accord-
ing to an announcement
received Tuesday, Michi-
gan men will go to Fort
Custer, Fort Sheridan, Ill.,
Camp Grant, Ill., or Scott
Field, Ill. . . . Counseling
students to stay in school
until receiving their or-
ders, Dr. Thuma said,
"Students should sit tight
and wait till thee things
come through and not get
upset." . . . Students will
report for temporary duty
at their assigned camps
when they get their orders
and will then be sent by
the post commander to a
replacement center.
* * *
The Navy announced
Thursday that all Marine
Corps Reserve college stu-
dents except the current
graduating class would be
included in the Navy's col-
lege training program to
go into effect July 1 . . .
They will be called to ac-
tive duty and will continue
their college studies in uni-

LER led the Michigan
basketeers to a 53-41 vic-
tory over Northwestern
Monday night . . . Playing
flashy basketball, the
Michigan quintet scored an
upset and ended the sea-
son with a record of four
wins and eight losses .
The Wildcats' Otto Gra-
ham was high scorer for
the evening with 19 points
but three Michigan seniors
stole the spotlight . . Play-
ing their last game were
Captain Jim Mandler, Leo
Doyle and Mel Comin . . .
Mandler trailed Graham
in scoring with 16 points . .
. . Every Michigan player
took part in the scoring as
the Wolverines rolled up
their second highest score
in Big Ten competition
this year . . . The letter-
men casting ballots in the
election which chose Ralph
Gibert, '44E, Wolverine
'forward from Flint, as next
year's basketball captain,
were Jim Mandler, Mel
Comin, Gerry Mullaney,
Bob Wiese, Leo Doyle, Don
Lund and Fred Gipson,
senior manager.
* * *
THE CAUSE for flowing
hair in Ann Arbor may be
found in the fact that
haircut prices were placed
at 75 cents last week by
the City Barbers Associa-
tion . .. Little shavers can
get rid of their excess hair
for 65 cents as long as they
are under 12 years old . .
It is said that "illicit bar-
berships have sprung up in
dim dormitory and frater-
nity rooms-where ama-
teur shears-wielders ruin

wavy pompadours, and the
only password is "I brought
a bowl."
* * *
MICHIGAN N a t a t o r s,
favored to win the Big Ten
championship, went down
in an upset to the tune of
66 to 61 to Ohio's mermen.
. . . The Buckeyes sewed up
the championship in the
next-to-last event when
Keo Nakama, Hawaiian
star, swam the 440 free-
style in 4:47.4, nearly five
seconds better than the
listed record of 4:52.1 made
in 1938 by Michigan's Tom
Haynie . . . In the semi-
finals records also fell .. .
Harry Holiday, '45E, Mich-
igan's star natator, broke
the 150-yard NCAA back-
stroke record . . . He sped
to a new mark of 1:31.7,
bettering the old record of
1:34.2 which was set by
Vande Weghe of Princeton
in 1938 . . . Michigan ac-
counted for another brok-
en Big Ten record in the
300-yard medley relay . . .
The Wolverine trio was a
second faster than the
standard set by Ohio in
* * * -
THE TWO Michigan
grapplers appearing in the
championship meets won
individual championships
Saturday . . . Dick Kopel
and Manley Johnson led
the Wolverines into second
place with 22 points behind
Indiana with 24 points ...
Kopel won the 121-pound
title by pinning Chicago's
Nicholas Melas in the only
fall in the championship
round . . . Johnson, de-
fending his title, scored in
the 145 division over Rollie

Rayburn of Illinois, driv-
ing to a 3 to 1 decision.
* * *
from house to house in
Ann Arbor this month in
an effort to find new hous-
ing facilities for war work-
ers, the Civilian Defense
Council announced Friday.
... The aim of the survey
will be to: list all available
housing space in the coun-
ty, and induce household-
ers to rent space to war
IT PAYS to wear a uni-
form in Ann Arbor now ...
Members of the armed for-
ces will now be admitted to
the "Union Membership
Dances for only half price.
... The new step was ap-
proved by a resolution of
the Board of Directors of
the Union Friday when
they voted.
* * *
MATERIAL shortages
have knocked down Ann
Arbor's campus "but they
haven't layed it out, a sur-
veyor reported this week.
Fewer eyelash curlers, few-
er razor strops are making
prices higher and goods
harder to find, but substi-.
tutes are minimizing the
impact of war on State
Street sellers.
* * *
U.S. armed forces have
gone approximately 10,000
former University students
and 101 faculty men . .
Cold, impersonal files list
43 of these former Michi-
gan men "killed in ser-
vice" and hundreds of ex-
ploits of bravery and cour-
age on the front lines mark
the University records.

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Here are the winners of the Motion Picture Academy's honors for
1942 after presentation of awards at the annual dinner in 11ollywood,
(left to right) Lieut. Van Heflin, best supporting actor: Greer Garson,
best actress; James Cagney, best actor: and reresa Wright, best sup-
porting actress.

I ouscs Wiarned Studeints Urged
> I ger o ieoster for
il hired Help 6th Blood Bank
Dis4ease Simpler To West Quad Contributes
Prewent than To Cure 75 Donors; Chileans
Dr. Warren E. Forsythe, Health Eager To Volunteer
Service director, issued a warning
yesterday to dormitories, fraternities With half the quota for the pres-
and sororities to be on guard against ent drive already filled, students are
hiring help who may be tubercular. urged to sign up for the Sixth Blood
"Necessary precautions are not be- Bank by calling at the student of-
ing taken to determine the health of fink oy he Uin etheentoa -
new house workers because of the fices of the Union betwen 3 and 5
help shortage," he said. "There has p.m. tomorrow or Tuesday.
already been one case of tuberculosis Seventy-five residents of the West
in an advanced stage discovered in a Quadrangle, numbering among them
fraternity porter. We wish to pre- the seventeen newly arrived students
vent any recurrence of this situation. from Chile have already registered
Prevention of tuberculosis is much for the present drive.
simpler than the cure."
Help may be examined at Health In a letter from Edwardo Franzetti,
SService upon presentation of a note Grad., President of the Latin Ameri-
from house director, Forsythe said. can society, the Chileans expressed
y _ _an earnest desire to contribute to the
American war effort by giving their
Studets 1' Getblood.
All donors must be at least eighteen
-f dsyears of age, and in addition may
M eal efunds not have made a donation within the
last eight weeks. Appointments will
A plan by which students living in be made at half hour intervals be-
University dormitories and employed tween 12:30 and 4 p.m. for Friday and
in war plants will be given refunds Saturday afternoons. Donors may
for meals missed because of this work choose their day and hour.
was approved Thursday by the Board University students have donated
in Control of University Residence more than a thousand pints of blood
Halls. since the first blood bank last year.
Full refunds for meals were form-
erly given only for meals missed be- Tlr
cause of continued illness or work for krans alks 4n1Fascism
educational purposes, such as prac- "National Socialsm and Fascism"
tice teaching. will be the topic for the second in
a series of 15 lectures on current
There will be a meeting of problems to be given at 5 p.m. tomor-
Sphinx at 7 p.m. today in the row in East Lecture Hall of Rackham
Union. Bulding.
* * Dr. Wolfgang Kraus, assistant pro-
There will be a Gargoyle art fessor of political science. will present
staff meeting at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday this lecture as part of the University's
in the Gargoyle office program in Regional Administration
j-_and Reconstruction.

Englishman To Lecture
Sir Bernard Pares, English diplo-
mat and writer, will speak on "Rus-
sia Now" at 4:15 p.m. Tuesday in
the Rackham Amphitheatre, under
the auspices of the history depart-
During the first World War Sir
Pares was attached to the Russian
army and later to the British em-
bassy in Petrograd.
He has been very active as a writer
on Russian history and literature
and is now touring the United
States under the Institute for Inter-
nal Education.
New Broadcast Starts
The program by Prof. Clark Trow,
"Our Way of Life," 2:45 p.m. WCAR,
will be added to the broadcasting
schedule of the University this Fri-
day, thus increasing the number of
weekly broadcasts from Morris Hall
to seventeen.
Slosson Will Speak
Prof. Preston Slosson of the his-
tory department will present a brief
talk on "National Sovereignty-
Should It Be Limited?" to open a
panel discussion sponsored by the
Post-War Council at 8 p.m. Wednes-
day in the League.
* * *
Rev. Hyslop To Speak
"A Creed for the Christian Build-
er" will be the subject for the ad-
dress of the Rev. Ralph Douglas
Hyslop, national director for the
Congregational Churches, when he
speaks at 7 p.m. today at the Disci-
ples Guild House.

Latin-American Lecture
The Latin-American society. under
the direction of Edward Franzetti,
Grad., head of the society's newly
formed pi ess club, announced their
intention yesterday to present a pro-
gram of lectures to acquaint the
campus with our Latin-American
Baptist Missionary Here
The Rev. Joseph Robbins, presi-
dent of the North Baptist Conven-
tion and former missionary to the
Philippines, will be in Ann Arbor
today to preach at 11 a.m. in the
First Baptist Church and to speak
before students at 7 p.m. in the
Roger Williams Guild House.
Fur fey Will Give
Religious Lecture


Camouflage Shown in Art School


A camouflage exhibitthas been set
up on the first floor of the School of
Architechture for the special benefit
of the ROTC.
The display includes studies show-
ing how buildings and aid fields can
be treated so that they can not be
found by enemy planes, models show-
ing how nets can be used to conceal
planes which are standing on the
ground, and a display of the standard
camouflage colors used by the Army.
"In camouflaging, light and shad-
ows are the most important things
and color is only secondary," said
Prof. H. O. Witemore, head of the

Landscape Architecture Department
of the Architecture School who is in
charge of the exhibition.
Hillel Group To Meet
The Hillel-Avukah Study Group
will meet at 8:30 p.m. tomorrow to
discuss "The Final Aims of Zionism."
Max Dresden, chairman of the
group, will lead the discussion. This
is the third meeting of the semester.
Topics which have been discussed at
previous meetings are "Communism
as a Solution to the Jewish Problem"
and "The American Council for Ju-

Church Offers $50
For Religious Essays
Three cash awards amounting to
$50 will be offered for the best essays
submitted on the question "What
Should Christian Youth Be Expected
To Know About God and Them-
selves?", it was announced yesterday
by the Michigan Christian Advocate.
The main purpose of the contest
is to focus attention upon the vital
realities of the Christian faith. Any
friend or member of the Methodist
Church residing in Michigan may
The deadline for the essays, which
are limited to 100 words, is April 1.
All entries are to be taken to Lane

The "Nature and Existence of God"
from the Catholic view point will be
presented by Dr. Paul H. Furfey in a
lecture at 8:15 p.m. Tuesday in the
Rackham Amphitheatre.!
Dr. Furfey, a member of the facul-
ty of the Catholic University has been

Dr. Fur fey

We have just received
a large shipment of
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World Adventurer To Give Movie

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Robert Friers, who thumbed his
way around the world and who was
Latin American correspondent for
Booth Newspapers, will give a movie
lecture, "Wheels over the Andes," at
8:15 p.m. Tuesday in the Lydia Men-
delsshon Theatre.
Friers, who is from Saginaw, Mich.,
first came to the University in 1937
as a student. By the time he gradu-
ated in 1940 he had made trips to
Mexico and Central America, Alaska
and even Europe.
It was in 1939 that his roommate
bet his $5 that he couldn't thumb his
way around the world. With $82 in
his pocket Friers tried it. He crossed
to Europe on an Irish freighter and
slipped into German. When he left
he smuggled $2,000 worth of cameras
and fled to the Balkans.
To add another to his many means
of travel, he rode a camel over the
Arabian desert and then hiked into

India. The British objected to his
driving a munitons truck on the Bur- very active on various committees
concerning child development and
ma Road and he was deported to recreation. He has served as Chair-
Singapore. man of the Committee on Camps of
At this point his funds ran out, so the National Conference of Catholic
he signed on an American freighter Charities and is now a member of
and came home across the Pacific. the committee on Neighborhood and
'Tickets for Frier's lecture, which is Community Activities.
a story of the people in Latin Amer- - -
ica, can be obtained from members
of the Department of Romancer_

Languages and at the box office in
the League.
WASHINGTON, March 6.-4')-
The Office of Price Administration
today authorized an increase in bi-
tuminous coal prices of 40 cents per
ton in District No. 5-Michigan-
and 15 cents per ton in District No.
15-Kansas, Texas, Missouri, and
part of Oklahoma.

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