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THE MICHIGAN DAILY

Engine School
To Start WarI
Training Course
12-Week Program
Will Qualify Workers
For War Industries
Under the sponsorship of the Unit-
ed States Office of Education, the
College of Engineering will offer a
special course in Engineering, Science,
and Management War Training be-
ginning tomorrow and Tuesday, ac-
cording to an official bulletin issued
this week.
The bulk of the courses will be con-
ducted in Detroit while classes will
also be held on campus, in Flint, and
Grand Rapids. Tuition is free as all
instruction costs are borne by the
Federal Government.
These courses are similar to those
conducted last fall and will run for
twelve weeks. Classes will meet in
the West Engineering Building on
campus and in the Rackham Educa-
tional Memorial Building in Detroit.
Continuing the courses begun in
the fall series, the Management sec-
tion will include Industrial Account-
ing I, Office Standards and Proced-
ures, Psychological Factors in Pro-
duction Supervision, and Selection of
Personnel. These will be given in De-
troit.
Instruction in Mechanical Drawing
and Radio Devices and Techniques
will be conducted on campus.
% A varied program in engineering
will be offered in Detroit including
classes in Aircraft Power Plants, Die-
sel Engine Power Plants, Ordnance
Inspection, Engineering Mathematics,
and Applied Metallurgy.
In all, the new program offers 28
classes in a varied program designed
to give emergency training in related
war topics. Any person desirous of
specific training to enter the war
effort is eligible to enter this program.
Complete information must be ob-
tained by writing Room 301 West En-
gineering Building or by inquiring at
the Rackham Building in Detroit.
Blakeman Made
Research Head
Council on Religion
Sees Effects of War
Dr. Edward W. Blakeman, cou-
selor in religious education, returned
Friday from Chicago, where he was
appointed chairmanof the research
committee of the International Coun-
cil in Religious Education.
Presiding over this section for the
first time, Dr. Blakeman said that
the committee was considering such
problems as "The Effect of War upon
the Church," "Moral Dislocation of
Youth in War Situations," "Racial
Tensions in Production Areas," "Reli-
gion and Public Schools," and "Hate
and Morale."
The :research section includes an
elected membership of forty-nine per-
sons, chiefly from religious education
departments of major universities.
Among the members of the committee
are Hugh Hartshorn of Yale, Ernest
Chave of Chicago, and Harrison S.
Elliott of Columbia.
"Our budget is sorely curtailed,"
said Dr. Blakeman. "Therefore our
work is limited, but a recommenda-
tion has prevailed to coordinate this
section for the duration with the re-
search division of the Federal Council
of Churches and to join with the pro-

per organization in the federal gov-
ernment dealink with post-war re-
construction."
-About 300 delegates attended this
annual meeting of the International
Council in Religious Education.

Heifetz To Give Concert Tuesday
1
JASCHA HEIFETZ
Long regarded as one of the most rence Gilman phrased it, "himself a
accomplished of contemporary con- legend, in living process of formation,
cert violinists, Jascha Heifetz will perpetuation."
make his seventh appearance in Ann
Arbor at 8:30 p.m. Tuesday in Hill Schnabel Will
Auditorium as the eighth program of
the current Choral Union Concert Lecture Here
series.
Heifetz will open his concert with Artur Schnabel, famed virtuoso of
Mozart's Sonata No. 8 and will then the piano, coming to Ann Arbor as
play Bach's "Chaconne" which is a visiting lecturer of the School of
written for violin alone. He will then Music, will lead two informal discus-
present the Concerto No. 4 of Vieux- sions for music students Monday, in
I the Assembly Room of the Rickham
temps and will conclude the program Building.
with a group of Russian compositions. Mr. Schnabel will meet all inter-
This group will include selections by ested music students to discuss ques-
Prokofieff, Shostakovich, Glazounoff tions on problems in all fields of mu-
and Tschaikovsky. Emanuel Bey will sic. There will be two meetings, one
accompany Heifetz at the piano., ( from 10 a.m. to noon and one from
Many composers have written music ( 3 to 4:30 p.m. The discussions will
for Heifetz and he himself has written be followed by a reception for Mr.
much music. Mario Castelnuovo-Te- Schnabel, given by the School of
desco, whose friendship with Heifetz Music faculty.
began when the violinist introduced Well-known to Ann Arbor music-
his "Concerto ItalianoQ' to America, is lovers, Mr. Schnabel appeared on the
now at work on a major opus for Hei- Choral Union concert series in De-
fetz. Prokofieff, whose difficult con- cember and also taught in the Uni-
certo is in the Heifetz repertoire, has versity School of Music at one time.
finished the outline of a new work Plans for the conference were made
for the violinist. by a student committee composed of
Heifetz is reticent about himself. Charles Matheson,, Grad., Beth Mc-
He believes that his biography is his Lellan, Grad., and Ruby Joan Kuhl-
music, that his message is his violin. man.
His public life since childhood has
been international. He has made four Recital To Be Presented
world tours and annual tours of the By Maud Okkelber'g TOday
United States and Canada..
In mid-career, Heifetz is, as Law- Mrs. Maud Okkelberg of the School

lb.,

Dr. Arca-Parro
To Give lecture
Dr. Alberto Arca-Parro of Peru will
lecture on "Peru's Population Prob-
lems: Economically Active and Inac-
tive Population" at 4:15 p.m. Tuesday
in the Rackham Amphitheatre.
As Director General of the National'
Bureau of Statistics, Dr. Arca-Parro
was responsible for the first complete
census of Peru.
Before his census the lower classes
were never included in the govern-
mental records because of difficulties
in transportation. In order to be in-
cluded in his tabulations, many Indi-
ans had to walk fifty miles to be
registered.
He is considered the outstanding
outhority on Peru's population prob-
lems, economic development, and so-
cial legislation.
The lecture is sponsored by the
geography department.

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