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Dr. Onderdonk
l ecture at.
MYDA Meeting
'From United States to
United Nations' Will Be
Topic of Talk Tuesday
Dr. Francis Onderdonk, world trav-
eler and lecturer, will speak on the
topic, "From United States to United
Nations," at a meeting of the Mich-
igan Youth for Democratic Action at
8 p.m. Tuesday in Rm. 316 in the
Union.
Chairman of the meeting will be
Agatha Miller, '46. Preceding the
lecture there will be a short discus-
sion on ways of furthering war ac-
tivities on campus.
In his lecture Dr. Onderdonk will
present his opinions on the present
world crisis and will outline the for-
eign policy which he believes the
United Nations should adopt.
Dr. Onderdonk is a graduate of the
Royal Technical Institute in Vienna
and until 1938 returned to Europe
reg'ularly. He was in Geneva at the
time' of the Munich conference and
attended the International Confer-
ence in France in 1938.
During the first World War, On-
derdonk was in Austria and witnessed
the collapse of the Hapsburg regime
and the founding of the republic.
Following the war he took part in
the League of Nations and previewed
a film on the successes of the League
in combatting epidemics and drug
traffic. This film will be shown.
Tuesday night.
S'gma X' Will Hear
Talk on Psychology
The only off-campus speaker of
the' year for the local chapter of
Sigma Xi, national research-honor-
ary, will be heard at 8 p.m. tomorrow
in the Rackham Amphitheatre on the
subject "Psychology and Military
Aviation."
Dr. Walter Miles of Yale will be the
lecturer on the subject of hazards
and problems of the military flyer.
Graduate Exams To Be
Helkl Tomorrow, Tuesday
About 150 students are expected to
take the graduate record examina-
tions being given tomorrow and
Tuesday'at 7 p.m. in the Rackham
Lecture Hall.
The examinations, which are com-
prehensive tests of all undergraduate
work, are prerequisites for admission'
to many of the nation's graduate
schools and are optional for seniors
who wish to determine their adapta-
bility to various fields.

Church Groups

Church Group To Give Drama

AunolinCe ['ians The Young People's Group of the
Bethlehem Evangelical and Reform1
For W eek-Eud Church, 423 S. 4th Ave., will presentc
"St. Claudia," a three-act religious1
"Religion in an Occupied Coun- drama by Marshall Gould, at 8 p.m.1
try" will be the topic of a talk by tomorrow at the church.
Lili Rabelto the Westminster Guild Four University students, Mildred#
, i n m.tord isvn the PrPc4hterian

Scherdt, '46, Marilin J. Koebnick, '46,
Anne Kienzle, and William T. Wil-
coff will be among those to take part
in 'the production.
haFor the past eight years the play
has been given by the Heidelburg
College dramatic group. However,
this will be its only 1944' presentation.

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Church.
Miss Rabel, now at the Interna-
tional Center, escaped from Germany
two years ago and landed in the
States by clipper.
Experiences while teaching at the
American School in Tokyo will form1
the basis for an address by the Rev.
Lawrence Pearson on "Why the Jap-
anese Act as They Do," at the Cant-
erbury Club meeting at 6 p.m. in
Page Hall.
Mrs. Frederick B. Fisher, well
known to Ann Arbor residents and
travelers, will address the Wesleyan
Foundation on "America Faces East"
at 5 p.m. today in the Methodist!
Church. The group will also take
part in the drama, "The Churcha
Marches On," which will be present-!
ed at 7:30 p.m.
A student-led discussion on "Build-
ing a Personal Christian Philosophy
of Life" will be the progra.m of the
Congregational - Disciples Guild fol-
lowing the cost supper at 5 p.m.
Starting the Holy Week masses at
St. Mary's Student Chapel will be
the blessing of the palms and high
mass at 10 p.m. today.
The Rev. Chester Louckes will head
a discussion on "What It Means To Be
a Christian" at the Roger Wililams
Guild meeting at 5 p.m. today in the
Baptist Guild House.
The Lutheran Student Association
will hear an address by Rev. Fred-
rik Schiotz of Chicago at 5:30 p.m.
today in the Zion Parish Hall.
Gamma Delta, Lutheran Student
Club, will hold a breakfast meeting
at 9:30 a.m. today at the Lutheran
Chapel which will replace the supper
hour. Rev. Alfred Scheips will talk
on "Unbelief's Failure."

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JUNGLE AIR RAIDER-At an air field hewn from dense jungle on a Pacific island, a gull-winged
U.S. Navy Vought Corsair awaits the signal for a take-off.
TESTS GIVEN TO ASTP TRAINEES:
New Influenza Vaccine Made from Hen's Eggs

A new vaccine for the prevention
of influenza that is successful in
three out of four cases has been de-
veloped by Dr. Thomas Francis, Jr.
and Dr. Jonas E. Salk of the School
of Public Health.
The history-making results of tests
given to 12,474 ASTP trainees last
November appear in the new issue of
the Journal of the American Medi-
cal Association.

just before the flu epidemic struck1
the middle west.
The surprisingly uniform results
showed that only 2.22 per cent of
the men innoculated with the vaccine
caught the flu while 7.11 per cent of
those who did not receive the vaccine
suffered from the disease. In other
words, those who did not have pro-
tection were 3.2 times as likely to be-
┬░ome infected.
The vaccine evidently takes effect

1 about a week after it is injected un-
der the skit. The majority of people
feel no after effects. Even if they do,
the reaction is milder than the ef-
fect of a typhoid shot. It is not
known how long the vaccine remains
effective.
The nine ASTP units in which the
tests were given were stationed at
New York medical and dental colleg-
es, City College of New York, Rut-
gers, Princeton, Cornell, Michigan,
Minnesota, Iowa and California.

Hen's Eggs Used
Hens' eggs are used in making the
vaccine. The influenza virus is in-
jected into a small hole drilled in the
side of a fertile egg and then the
hole is sealed with paraffin. After the
egg is incubated for two days, the
shell is broken and virus-bearing li-
quid is drawn off and made into the
vaccine.
Dr. Francis, who is considered the
foremost authority on influenza in
the country, was authorized by the
Surgeon General's office to make the
test among student soldiers at eight
universities and one medical and
dental unit. In each unit the men to
be tested were divided into two ap-
proximately equal groups, one of
which was innoculated with the new
vaccine and the other with a salt
solution. Neither the soldiers nor the
observing doctors knew who had been
given the vaccine. The test was given

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