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Annual WSSF
Drive To Be
Held for Week
Campaign Will Open
lomorrow To Collect
FI dls for Student Aid
The World Student Service Fund,
which operates primarily in colleges
and universities of the United States
to raise money for student war relief,
will open its annual weekly drive to-
. Supported primarily by students,
faculty, and educational organiza-
tions, this fund helps students and
professors of thirteen nations, in-
cluding China, Russia, Australia, un-
occupied France, Spain, Greece'and
"This year we hope to raise $2,000
from the University campus," Bar-
bara Smith, '44, chairman of the
drive, said yesterday. The national
goal has been tripled to $300,000.1
In former years student relief has
been divided between food grants,
work relief, necessities grants, travel
aid, winter clothing and scholarships.
The work in Europe is carried on
almost entirely in prison, refugee,
and internment camps. All money
collected in the United States is
cabled to Geneva, Switzerland, where
it is distributed by the European Stu-
dent Relief Fund.
The campus drive will be carried
on especially among church groups,
dormitories, cooperatives, sororities.,
and at the League and Union.
The WSSF is sponsored by the
United States Committee of the
International Student Service and
the United States section of the
World's Student Christian Federa-
A.A.U.W. Awar
Given 1o Professor
A new and outstanding honor in
the field of scholarship, the $2,500
Achievement Award of the American
Association of University Women,
was conferred yesterday upon Dr.
Florence Siebert, Associate Professor
of the Phipps Institute in Philadel-
phia, distinguished bio-chemist in-
ternationally famous in tuberculosis
For many years, the A.A.U.W. has
been making annual awards which
have usually gone to younger women
scholars to help them launch their
studies.The Association hadlong
hoped that it might be possible to
set up an award, larger in monetary
value, which would recognize not
only promise but mature achieve-
ment. This has been made possible
through a fund raised by the North-
west Central Region of the Associa-
tion and to which the local branch
of the A.A.U.W. contributed.
Only 45, Dr. Siebert has already
received many awards for her work
on tuberculosis, and the new award
is for the continuation of her studies.

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Advance Through Gabes Gap

/ f Campus...
Union Pins Ready
Union gold life membership pins,
symbolic of four years membership
in the Union, will be ready for dis-
tribution to seniors tomorrow.
They can be obtained by calling
for them in the Business Office on
the basement floor of the Union.
The office will be open from 8a.m.
to 5 p.m. each day except Saturday
when the hours will be from 8 a.m.
to noon.
* * a
Grad Club To Meet
The Graduate Study Club of the
speech department will meet at 4
p.m. today in the East Conference
Room of the Rackham Building.
The featured speaker will be Prof.
Carroll P. Lahman, Chairman of the
Department of Speech at Albion Col-
lege. Prof. Lahman's topic will be
"Robert LaFollette."
Graduate students may bring
guests from the undergraduate body
who are interested in this particular
field of research.
Broadcasts Changed
The University of Michigan weekly
Wednesday broadcasts over WKAR
East Lansing, has been changed to
2:00 p.m. EWT.
Dr. H. T. Riecker of the University
medical department and Prof. James
K. Pollock of the political science de-
partment will continue to be featured
Dr. Riecker will open today's
broadcast with a talk on cancer.
Miss Cynthia Jones of the adult edu-
cation department will speak on
Grand Haven community projects.
A fifteen-minute program of harp
music will be presented by Miss
Lynne Palmer, and Prof. Pollock will
close the broadcast with a fifteen-
minute news review.
Faculty Visitor
Lieut.-Comm. C. M. Davis, formerly
professor of geography and Director
of Admissions with kAdvanced Stand-
ing, is visiting in Ann Arbor while
en route to his new post in Okla-
Since receiving his commission
from the Navy last October, Lieut. -
Comm. Davis has been stationed in
Washington, D.C. He has a leave of
absence from the University and
plans to return at the end of the war.
Unused Housing Facilities
At Willow Run Reported
LANSING, April 13.- (P)- A sur-
vey of the Willow Run area showed
unused housing facilities for 3,300
persons, Frank R. Walsh, director of
the State Defense Council Housing
Division, reported today.
Walsh reported the National Hous-
ing Agency would establish offices in
Ypsilanti and Ann Arbor at which
the living quarters will be registered.


Titamin-Savers' Reported to
American Chemical Society

ex -~

British soldiers march in single fite alongside rumbling tanks and armored vehicles in the advance
through Gabes Gap in Tunisia after Axis. resistance t here had been broken by the Eighth Army. This offi-
cial British picture was sent from Cairo via radio.


VOL. LIII No. 138
All notices for the Daily official Bul-
letin are to be sent to the Office of the
President in typewritten form. by 3:30
p.m. of the day preceding its publica-
tion, except on Saturday when the no-
tices should be submitted by 1130 a.m.
Honors Convocation: The Twentieth
Annual Honors Convccation of the Uni-
versity of Michigan will be held Friday,
April 16. at 11:00 a.m. in Hill Auditorium.
Classes, with the exception of clinics, will
be dismissed at 10:45 am. Those students
in clinical classes who are receiving hon-
ors at the Convocation will be excused in
order to attend. The Faculty, seniors, and
graduate students aire requested to wear
academic costume, but there is no proces-
sion. Members of the faculty are asked to
enter by the rear door Of Hill Auditorium
and proceed directly to the stage, where
arrangements have been made for seating
them. The public is invited.
Alexander G. Ruthven
University Band: If members of the
University Band need to be excused from
classes a few minutes early today to march
in the Victory Bond pai'de, please notify
your instructors individually and permis-
sion will be granted.
A. G. Ruthven
Note to Seniors, May Graduates, and
Graduate Students: Please file application
for degrees or any special certificates (i.e.
Geology Certificate, Journalism Certifi-
cate, etc.) at once if you expect to receive
a degree or certificate at Commencement
on May 29, 1943. We cannot guarantee
that the University will confer a degree or
certificate at Commencement upon any
student who fails to file such application
before the close of business on Thursday,
April 29. If application is received later
than April 29, your degree or certificate
may not be awarded until next fall.
Candidates for degrees or certificates
may fill out cards at once at office of the
secretary or recorder of their own school
or college (students enrolled in the College
of Literature, Science, and the Arts,
School of Music, School of Education, and
School of Public Health, please note that
application blanks may be obtained and
filed in the Registrar's Office, Room 4,
University Hall).
Please do not delay until the last day,
as all diplomas and certificates must be
lettered and signed, and we shall be great-
ly helped in this work by the early filing
of applications and the resulting longer
period for preparation.
The filing of these applications does not
involve the payment of any fee whatso-
ever. -Shirley W. Smith
Seniors: The firm which furnishes di-1

plomas for the University has sent the
following caution: "Please warn graduates
not to store diplomas in cedar chests.
There is enough of the moth-killing aro-
i'natic dl in the average cedar chest to
am.fteninks o any kind tphatmmightbe
ulcred in~lde them, resulting in seriously

Chandler 'Gets
Court Second
Official Canvass Shows
Boyles Third in Vote
LANSING, April 13.-UP)-Official
canvass of the April 5 election vote
for Supreme Court Justice today
switched Justice Bert D. Chmndler,

Associated Press Science Editor
DETROIT, April 13.- The exis-'
tence of vitamin-savers, substances
in food which help to store or use
vitamins in the body, was reported
to the American Chemical Society
here today.
The evidence of this newly found
diet factor came from 'experiments
on rats, and was described by Augus-
ta B. McCoord, C.P. Katsampes, B.P.
Farber and A. M. Brooks of the
Strong Memorial Hospital, Univer-
sity of Rochester, N.Y.
They studied the effects of food on
the vitamin A in the liver. In men
and animals vitamin A goes first to
the liver and thence out through the
body. The liver also builds up a
store of this vitamin.
Eighty young rats were fed the
same amounts of vitamin A. But
half of them were given a diet defi-
cient in one of the essential proteins,
an acid called tryptophane. When.
the animals died, those lacking this
protein acid had only half as much
vitamin A in their livers as the other
rats. Apparently much of the vita-
min had been destroyed due to lack
of the acid.
Humans get their tryptophane
from meat, eggs, milk, cheese and
other proteins. Liver is especially
rich in this protein.
The experimentors concluded that
Speech31 Finals
Won by Ace Cory
Ace Corey, '45, won the Speech 31
final contest yesterday afternoon in
the Natural Science Auditorium.
Corey's topic was "Matt Mann of
Michigan." Betty Nitchun, '43, placed
second with a speech on "A Lang-
uage Within a Language."
Other finalists were John Shock-
ley, '46, Eleanor Webber, '45, Charles
Mock, '45, Joan Selmier, '45, and
Charles Adams, '44. Harold Cooper,
'44, the winner of the Speech 32 con-
test held last week, was chairman
of the event.
Judges were Dr. Arthur Secord,
Prof. Ollie L. Backus, and Prof. David
Owen, all of the University speech
LANSING, April 13.- (/P)- An at-
tempt to commit suicide is not a
crime in Michigan, and the law pro-
vides no punishment for it, Attorney
General Herbert J. Rushton held in
an opinion today.

adequate proteins should be supplied
to men and animals to spare the;
vitamin A stores of the body.
Tryptcphane is one of -more -than
20 of the acids wich body chemistry,
extracts from protein food to form
tissues. These acids are the princi-
pal building substance of tissues.
Other experimentors have shown
that lack of adequate tryptophane in
animals causes one form of cataract
of the eyes.
The Rochester experimentors re-
ported also evidence that vitamin A
is essential for combatting whooping
cough. Again working on rats, they
inoculated the animals with whoop-
ing cough infection. All the rats got
whooping cough.
But half of them died and the
other half lived. Those -which lived
were rats that had received adequate
vitamin A from their infancy. None
of the dead rats had bien given ade-
quate vitamin A, and not one with
this deficiency survived.
Continuous f rom I P.M
Last Day
Starts Thursday
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Shirley W. Smith Democrat, into second place, 77 votes
ahead of Justice Emerson R. Boyles,
If you wish to finance the purchase of a Republican, and left Circuit Judge
home, or if you have purchased improved Neil E. Reid of Mt. Clemens ahead
property on a land contract and owe a of both of them.
balance of approximately 60 per cent of the The two candidates polling the
value of the property, the Investment Of-hgetoalwilbdcardlc-
fice, 100 South Wing of University Hall highest totals will be declared elect-
would be glad to discuss financing through ed. A fourth contender, Probate
the medium of a first mortgage. Such fi- Judge Frank L. McAvinchey of Gen-
nancing may effect a substantial saving In esee County, trailed hopelessly far
interest, behind.
The new totals, based on official
Naval Reserve Class V-1: Unless they canvass of the vote in 81 of the 83
have already done ;o, all V-1 men who counties, and complete unofficial re-
regard themselves as pre-medical or pre-turns from the other two, gave:
dental students must register at the Wartunfrm heoerwga:
Information Center, Michigan League Reid 187,318; Chandler 178,701;
Building. This registration must be ac- Boyles 178,624; McAvinchey 71,235.
complished before April 17 if exemption Only Wayne, Oakland and Charle-
from the V-1 qualifying examination is voix counties were left to file their
desired. official reports, but Oakland had tel-
B. D. Thuma, egraphed totals on the court race,
Armed Services Representative which the State Department under-
School of Education Convocation: The stood were officially canvassed.
eighth annual Convocation of undergrad- The St. Clair County canvass cut
uate and graduate students who are candi- 775 votes from Boyles' total, to drop
dates for the Teacher's Certificate during him into third place. Boyles had shot
the academic year will be heldin Lydia into the lead yesterday when canvass
Mendelssohn Theatre on Thursday, April of the Lapeer County vote cut 830
15, at 4:15 p.m. This Convocation is spon-
qnro.i hir th. R -4 1from Chandler's total.

sorea Uy te ehoot o Education; and
members of other faculties, students, and
the general public are cordially invited.
Vice-President Yoakum will preside at the
Convocation and Dr. Karl Bigelow, Direc-
tor of the Commission on Teacher Edu-
mation of the American Council on Edu-
cation, will give the address.
Syracuse University Luncheon: There
will be a luncheon in honor of the new
Chancellor of Syracuse University, Dr.
William P. Tolley, at the Michigan League
:n Wednesday, April 21, at 12:15 p.m. It
is hoped that all alumni and former
students apd faculty members of Syra-
cuse University will make a special effort
to attend the luncheon. Phone 2-1176 for
reservations which must be in by April 17.
Kenneth L. Jones
Michigan Schoolmasters' Club, April 15,
16, 17:
Thursday, Friday, Saturday: Univer-
sity Hall.
Friday and Saturday: Rackham Build-
Friday: Michigan Union and Michi-
gan League.
Friday afternoon: Ann Arbor High
(Contihued on Page 4)

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that "gremlin" is
giving you bad'advice
In peace-time, we wouldn't care how much that
"gremlin" urged you to use Long Distance. But today,
the wires are needed for war, and they're crowded with
the greatest load of calls in history. More lines would
be built if materials were available ... but they're not!
So please do NOT use Long Distance, particularly to


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