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High Schools To Meet in
Championship Debate

Western State and Hazel Park
High Schools will meet in the 27th
Annual Championship Debate for
Michigan schools at 8 p.m. tomorrow
in the Rackham Lecture Hall.
The question for debate is "Re-
solved: That the United States should
join in reconstituting the League of
Nations." Western State, coached by
George E. Mills, will uphold the
affirmative and Hazel Park, coached
U' C oOpsWill
Send Delegates
To Conference
"Starting a Campus Cooperative"
will be the topic of a panel held this
week-end in Antioch College, 0., at a
conference of the Mid-west Federa-
tion of Campus Cooperatives.
Delegates from the Michigan ICC
which will take part in the confer-
ence are Eleanor Hunn, '45; Mat
Chernotski, '46; and Dick Farfrell,
'47E. Several other members of the
ICC are planning on attending the
convention which will start Saturday
morning and continue intermittently
throughout the rest of the day and
Sunday.
Among the subjects which will be
discussed at Antioch are the promo-
tion and structure of campus co-op-
eratives, and the obtaining of mem-
bers. A study will be made of ques-
tions of capital, patronage and own-
ership of cooperatives. Delegates will
exchange suggestions for improving
campus cooperatives and bring up
particular problems of mid-west col-
leges.
Play Given to
Record Crowd
Spares Replaced by
Director Pasquariello
Over 600 spectators were present at
La. Sociedad Hispanica's comedy,
"Sueno de una Noche," last night in
the Lydia Mendelssohn Theatre.
Preceding the performance, Prof.
Mercardo, head of the Spanish Dept.,
announced that, because of the sud-
den illness of Carlos Soares, the part
of Mario, a brother of the heroine,
would be taken by the director of the
play, Prof. Anthony Pasquariello.
Soares is confined to the hospital
with the German measles.
The day before the play, a picture
of Villegas was discovered missing
from the advertising board near the
box office in the League. This is the
second time this has occurred, and
members of the cast request that the
unknown admirer return at least the
last picture to its owner.
Economic Sanctions
Applied to Ten Firms
DETROIT, April 19.-AP)-Exer-
cising punitive powers under the
Wage Stabilization Act, the regional
War Labor Board applied "economic
sanctions" today against ten Michi-
gan firms in an action bearing out
recent WLB hints of stricter enforce-
rnent of the wartime wage law.
The sanctions were in the Act's
prescribed form of recommending to
the Internal Revenue Deparitment
that specific disallowances be charg-
ed against the companies in the pay-
ment of the income tax.

by Harold Richards, will uphold the
negative.
Fisher Will Preside
Dr. Charles A. Fisher, director of
the University Extension Service, will
preside.
Culminating the year's debate ac-
tivities sponsored by the Extension
Service and the Michigan Forensic
Association, championship debate
represents top honors fi forensics for
high school debaters.
Ninety-six high schools entered the
preliminary debate series held in
November and December and the 29
schools winning at least sixty per
cent of their debates entered the
elimination tournaments. Elimina-
tion tournament winners were paired
until all but the two finalists had
been defeated.
Wristwatches To Be Given
The Detroit Free Press awarded
wall plaques to schools participating
in the district elimination tourna-
ments, and will also present wrist-
watches to the four finalists.
Semi-finalist teams from Luding-
ton and Lansing Eastern as well as
the finalists, will receive wartime
wood and gold trophies presented by
the Extension Service.
Dr. Donald E. Hargis of the speech
department is manager of the Foren-
sic Association and is in charge of
arrangements for the debate.'
Judges are Prof. G. E. Densmore,
head of the speech department; Prof.
Carl G. Brandt, chairman of the
engineering English department and
lecturer in speech, and Prof. Frank-
lin Knower, professor of speech at
the University of Iowa.
Doctor of Haiti
Visits University
Dr. Jules Thebaud, Director Gen-
eral of the Public Health Service of
Haiti, was a guest of the University
Tuesday and yesterday.
While here he inspected the medi-
cal, dental and public health schools
and conferred with three Haitian
students taking post graduate work
in public health. The students, all
from Port au Prince, are Emile
Chancy, Georges Coby and Martial
Pauyo.

Musicale Will
Featire New
Composition
Honor Sororities Will
Push Sale of Bonds,
Stamps Tomorrow
"Recitative and Air," written by
Miss Dorothy James, assistant pro-
fessor of musical theory in Ypsilanti
Normal, for the "Victory Musicale"
will highlight the program to be
given at 8:30 p.m. tomorrow in the
Lydia Mendelssohn Theatre.
Bonds, Stamps To Be Sold
"Victory Musicale," presented by
Sigma Alpha Iota and Mu Phi Epsi-
lon, two honorary musical sororities,
has as its purpose to help in the sale
of war bonds and stamps. Anyone
who has bought a bond from any
member of either sorority may apply
for a free ticket; tickets may also be
obtained at the door by the purchase
of stamps or bonds.
The musicale will consist entirely
of modern American music and of
string ensemble numbers presented
by members of the active chapters.
Woodwind Quintet To Play
A woodwind quintet, composed of
Doris Reed, oboe; Barbara Litchfield,
flute; Ann Choate, French horn;
Mary Laughlin, clarinet, and Sylvia
Deutscher, bassoon, will play "A
Little Symphony" by Carl Eppert.
A women's chorus under the direc-
tion of Miss Rose Marie Grentzer,
instructor in music education in the
School of Music, also director of vocal
music in Ann Arbor High School, will
sing a group of three American com-
positions: "By the Waters of Baby-
lon" by Philip James, "In Youth Is
Pleasure" by Robert Delaney and
"An Immorality" by Aaron Copland.
The chorus, assisted by a string en-
semble, will also perform Miss James'
"Niobe."
Haien To Play
Jeannette Haien, Ann Arbor stu-
dent at the University, will play her
original "Sonata for Violin and Pia-
no" with Elizabeth Ivanoff, Grad. SM,
violinist.
This project originated with the
national organizations of the sorori-
ties, and similar musicales have been
given in all college towns where
chapters exist.

POCTU.RE

ASSOCIATED PRESS

NVEWIS

D® OG L I B R A R Y-Mrs. Richard S. Riddell (left), president
of Bide-a-Wee home for stray pets in New York, and Miss Beth
Browm. look at dog book library at the home. Miss Brown is au-
thor of "All Dogs Go to Heaven," first book in library. '-

S T U D E N T-Metropolitan Opera soprano Eleanor Steber
learns the correct words of the Chinese national anthem from Miss
Kwung and Miss Hung, her instructors. Miss Steber sings the
anthem at rallies and benefits in behalf of China.

ANOTHER WEAPON :

Gen. James Simmons Tells
Of Army Medical Corps Work

Work of the Army Medical Corps
in keeping our men fit to fight was
described by Gen. James S. Simmons,
Army chief of preventive medicine,
in the third of a series of public
health dedicatory lectures yesterday.
"Prevention of disease among troops
is as basic a need as is the supply
of weapons," Gen. Simmons said. He
illustrated this point by telling of an
outbreak of malaria in 1916 which
prevented a decisive Macedonian
campaign and probably lengthened
World War I. Repellants and in-
secticides are now beginning to prove
their worth in preventing malaria,
he pointed out.
Home Front Threatened
Although threat of disease is worse
in the tropics and in invaded coun-
tries it is never absent from the home
front, Gen. Simmons pointed out. In-
secticides have been developed to
help combat certain diseases and
"are likely to prove the greatest con-
tribution to the human race which

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EDDY HOWARD
and his famous orchestra playing to
Navy and Marine Training
Army,s of Michigan, Ann Arbor
University ofA pil P.M.90
Saturday, pri 2 9 E M
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Spotligh Bands

will come out of this war," Gen. Sim-
mons said.
Because of widespread preventive
work, not a single epidemic of any
major, disease has occurred in the
Army during this war, Gen. Simmons
revealed.
Vaccine Developed
A vaccine which has proved re-
markably effective when used against
influenza was developed by Dr. Thom-
as Francis of the School of Public
Health and will be used widely. The
Army's preventive medicine, depart-
ment has borrowed Dr. Francis for a
month and sent him abroad to consult
with doctors on the field in North
Africa and Italy regarding jaundice
and respiratory diseases.
Commissions of civilian doctors
have been sent abroad to such places
as New Guinea and North Africa to
investigate diseases on the fighting
fronts, Gen. Simmons said. These
men are now back and the results
of their work are now helping to pre-
vent or control diseases in the Army.
Venereal Diseases Decrease
Venereal diseases always increase
during wartime, Gen. Simmons stat-
ed, but prevalence of infection in the
Army today is the lowest in history
and the rate is going down. In the
Army, contrary to public opinion,
venereal diseases are no more preval-
ent than in comparable civilian
groups, he said.
The lowest point on the venereal
disease record of World War I is
higher than the highest point in
World War II, Gen. Simmons pointed
out. In all, the death rate from
disease in this war is one-tenth that
of World War I, he added.
French Club To Hold
Informal Meeting
The French Club will hold an in-
formal meeting at 8 p.m. today in
the Union.
In announcing the meeting Prof.
Charles E. Koella, faculty adviser of
the club, said that "a special invi-
tation is extended to foreign students
on the campus, who would like to
speak French and who are interested
in meeting American students."
6716 Calls
for Gibbs Secretaries
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H I K E R--Rolling up- his
trouser leg to display a fetching
calf and using his cane for a
thumb, W. C. Fields shows how
to bitch a ride in a scene from
a new movie.

P 0 R T H O L E V I E W-This is a returning wounded soldier's first view of America-through a
porthole of a Transportation Corps hospital ship arriving at Charleston, S. C

.

P O P P I E S--In a U. S. veter-
fans hospital at Lyons, N. J, a
patient works on some of the
millions of "buddy poppies" for
the annual sale of the Veterans
of Foreign Wars.'

V E T E R A N S B A C K 0 N j 0 B-A darts and archery contest, with Der Fuehrer as the tar-
get, amuses these veteran rubber workers-all called back from retirement on pensions to active
duty at the B. F. Goodrich plant in Akron, 0. Left to right they are Willis Brubaker, 69; Irvin Kep-
ler, 74, oldest employe in, the plant; Peter Seiler, 69; and Charles Kittinger, 69.

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