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THE~ MICHi XN DAiLfY

m SVz ?,LT 1;. 1944

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Dunbar Center ..
Free ofb93
MortgageDet. .4

Association To Better
Conditions of Local
Negroes Hears Dancy

By RAY SHINN
"America can never take care of
the problems of the world until it
takes care of its own internal prob-
lems," declared Mr. John C. Dancy,
executive director of the Detroit Ur-
ban League, befor the audience
gathered to witness the burning of
the mortgage of the Dunbar Com-
munity Association Sunday at the
Dunbar Center at 420 N. Fourth.
Dunbar 21 Years Old
The ceremony marked a high point
in the 21-year history of the Dunbar,
which is now free of this debt con-
tracted in 1937 when it moved into
its present building. The Dunbar
Association is made up of a group of
Negroes and whites working together
for the "betterment of the civic,
moral and social condition of the
colored people of Ann Arbor"
Dancy went on, "The Dunbar is a
healthysign. Here are two races met
with a common purpose, working to-
gether to help each other." If Amer-
ica is to be great, he said, then all of
us must help with the burdens, and
all of us must appreciate the values
that others can contribute.
"The way to lift America," Dancy
asserted, "is to lift ourselves together.
America cannot rise higher than the
lowest individual in America. There
is a need for all racial and religious
groups to be integrated into one great
movement through education."
One Great Movement Needed
Commenting on the so - called
Blighted Areas of Detroit, where
Dancy has found 18 people living in
a six rogm house, he said, "Those
people dian't elect to live there. They
were literally forced there by circum-
stances. Such conditions must not
exist if we expect the very best re-
sults out of all people.
"But," he continued, "I believe the
problem in America is nearing a solu-
tion. More people are determined
that all people have arbetter chance
to live and work. and exist, with
decent housing, and for children to
live under normal circumstances and
conditions.
A history of the Dunbar Center,
prepared by Charles Cromwell, sec-
retary of the advisory board, was
read by James T. Overbey, vice-presi-
dent of the association.
Organized in 1923, the association
was the outgrowth of a plan of the
Rev. Ralph M. Gilbert, pastor of the
Second Baptist Church. It was then
that it became a part of the Ann Ar-
bor Community Fund Association.
Stan Wallace
Is President of
Hillel Council
Stani Wallace, '44, was reelected
president of the Hillel student coun-
cil by the new council members at a
meeting last Sunday.
Faye Bronstein, '45, was elected
as secretary of the council. The
meeting of old and new council mem-
bers was addressed by Mr. Robert
Lappen, member of the National
Commission of the Hillel Foundation
of the B'nai B'rith, who described the
aims of Hillel.
During the meeting, the council
unanimously approved a motion to
send two students each summer to
the one-week session of the Hillel
summer camp in Pennsylvania which
is addressed by outstanding Jewish
leaders.
Recital To Be
Held Thursday
A woodwind recital under the dir-
ection of Prof. William D. Revelli will
be presented by 12 students in the

University Band and School of Music
at 8:30 p.m. Thursday in the Lydia
Mendelssohn Theatre.
Selections from Bach, Mozart,
Gluck, Donjon, Mazellier, Haydn, and
Dallier will be played by flutists,
clarinetists, bassoonists, oboists, sax-
ophonists and French horn.
Those participating in the program
are Barbara Litchfied, Anthony Des-
iderio, Donia Crossley, Sylvia Deut-
scher, Doris Reed, Mary Laughlin,
Ruth Wehner, Dwight Dailey, Patri-
cia Brown, Margaret Southworth and
Anna Choate.
The recital will be open to the
public.
Prof. Niehuss To Talk
In Toledo Tomorrow
Prof. Marvis L. Niehuss, co-ordi-
nator of emergency training and dir-
ector of the Division for Emergency
Training will speak tomorrow night
before the University of Michigan
Club of Toledo.

ANN ARBOR DOCTOR-Maj. Kyril Conger (left) of 1015 Roe Ave,
Ann A bz'hr, is shown giving a morning CifhekadUp to CiPL. Cliffout 1Ham-
pieman i oIf Lsing at an Army Base Hosoit I in Britali Maj i(,iger
is the son o Mrs. Lucilie B,. Conger, executive secretary of he Alumnae
Council of the CUniversity Alumni Association.

Six Stude,,u To
Participate
Six students will take part in the
intersectional speech 32 contest at
11 p.m. tomorrow in Rm. 4203 Angell
Hall.
The speakers and their topics are
Jane Archer, '46, "The Wounded
Shall Live;" Evelyn McGee, '46, "Os-
trich Outlook;" Ruth Novik, '46,
"They're All Americans;" Howard E.
Shuman, "Morale-What Is It?";
Joyce Siegan, '46, "An American
Tragedy;" and Robert; L«. Sucher,
"Fatality Number 16."
The finalists were selected in the
preliminary contest held yesterday,
when three representatives from each
of the three speech 32 sections gavei
short prepared speeches. Judges were
Dr. Donald E. Hargis, William Muehl,
Herbert Philippi and Dr. Kenneth G.
Hance.
The finals, being held before Prof.
G. E. Densmore's advanced public
speaking class, are open to the public.
Ruthven Will Attend
New York Conference
President Alexander Ruthven will
leave today for New York to attend
conferences Wednesday and Thurs-
day of the American Association for
Adult Education.
Saturday, he and Mrs. Ruthven will
attend a dinner of the University of
Michigan Club of Elmira to be held
at the Mark Twain Hotel in Elmira,
N.Y.-

Highligts
On Campus .. .
Child Care InterviewsW. .
Coeds interviewing for positions
on the central committee of Child
Care must bring their petitions
with them to their interviews from
5 to 6 p.m. in the undergraduate
office of the League;
Tennis Club Meets*..*.
Coeds wishing to join the Tennis
Club are invited. to attend an or-
ganization meeting at 5 p.m. today
in the WAB. Those who cannot at-
tend should contact Harriet, Risk at
23225.
**
Interviewing Starts Today
Interviewing for the three com-
mittee positions, war activities, rash-
ing and publicity, will be held from
3 to 5 p.m. today and tomorrow in
the undergraduate office of the
League, according to Peg Laubengay-
er, '45, president of Panhellenic. Wo-
men may sign up any time today.
Avukah To Meet . .
The Avukah study group will hear
Charlotte Levin, '46M, who will lead
a discussion on "Histradruth, the
strongest labor movement in the
world" at its weekly meeting begin-
ning at 8:30 p.m. today in the Hillel
Foundation lounge.

Honors Given DR. LIUrINTERVIEWED:
ToToAle
ficwjj~jN ri'Ieia i D . N. C itihead of the political
i t d inii c di an i< d iian i-te
view yesteday that he xpects the
Maj. EdwardP . Galliger, adjutant diferences between the Communists
of the 3651st S.U. presented blue and the central government to be
stars yesterday to the men who rank solved with the introduction of a
in the highest ten per cent of Co. B constitutional regime after the war.
and Co. D, it was announced by Capt. "The conflict between these two
William H. Cooper-. public relations ' oii I is IO i srious as
officer peoplek erI i thi I t, k it. , li said
Co. D men ieeeivinr award(ts were , .e
Sgts. Richardi Mltceod and Keniieth "al Made Pedg
Yost, Cls. John lfMcCIlly, George Generalissimo Claing Kai Chek
Koontz, William Marcy and Susumu has made the "soleinn pledge," he
Okamoto, and Pfes. Leonard Abrams, stated, that the constitution would
William Dizer, Sumner Marcus, Rob- be introduced one year after the con-
ert Pines, James Rhind, Rlubin Sam- elusion of peace. But now, he con-
bursky, Samuel Sarat., Louis Schein- tinued, "I think the government is
man, Elliot. .Schrero, Morton Schus- tryirng to preserve unity in the face
pheim, John Sewart, Marrheim Sha- of the present Wa."
piro, Alvin Snoth nobert S atlding, Dr. Li said that though the
Walter Wier, Twodore Y'acker and Coiiiimnists imai;y be successful in
Henry Yelen gerriua wirfare they formi a men-
Co. 13 mien who were presented ace to the central forces, for they
stars are T-5 Robert. Wteisnman, Pfes. are forcei1 to take precantions
Irwin :Black, Howard Berman, Wayne against the Commuinists. lie added
Bohinstedt, Chester Darrow, Griffith that "we hope the Communists will
Ray, Stephen Smart,, chair Snyder fight the Iapanese as muh as } os-
and. Morton Wachspress and Pts. sijlte.°'
William Fletcher, Donald Fredrick- "The Conminunisti," he said, "are
son, Frank Klos, Zalec Skolnik andr not irreconciliable. Effectual co-op-
Earl mSoon. eration is possible and probably later
The men will start wearing these on when all parties will have their
stars on their shirt sleeves when they lawful place. He stated that the
start wearing their summer uniform Communists have a veiy small fol-
tomorrow. After tomorrow all Army lowing; "the majority of the popular
men will wear their summer uniform. support is with the central govern-
ment."
T r I , _ +"l ' ap Attempt Unsuccessful
The recent Japanese drive on Loy-
ang, he said, was undertaken by the
(A is I )F-i Japanese with the sole purpose of
linking their forces in north and
The Wuertlh and Orpheum theatres central China, lie suggested that they
will be closed for the week due to might niake another drive to connect
a fire Sunday which damaged the their forces in central and south
Wuerth and filled the Orpheum with China, "but 1don't think they will
smoke, be successful in that drive. We are
The fire started in the basement hitting back now," he continued,
storeroom of the Wuertli theatre at "andd I believe we ean break their
about 8:40 a.nm. The immediate couIInication liles il a not too
cause of the blaze is not known ac- distant date."
cording to the Ann Arbor Fire De- He said the central forces would
partment. be able to hold the enemy in check,
Firemen worked about 90 minutes but that he hoped military supplies
in extinguishing the flames. Dam- will be sent in as much as possible.
age was confined to the storeroom "With half the supplies thatsthe
and stage curtain of the Wuerth, United States is sending to Russia,"
which when inspected Saturday, was he stated, "I think we could win over
ruled to be in good condition. Japan.
__ _ng_ __n ion."Though the Pacific war will
shorten the fighting, the war
Christman Will Rul against Japan can not be won over
For State Li atire the seas; it can only be won in
A~g~Ii.China," Dr. Liu emphasized.
Lewis G. Christman, Ann Arbor He said he believed that China
resident and present executive secre- would preserve her national charac-
tary of the Ani Arbor Chamber of teristics on the one hand and at the
Commerce, filed pctitions yesterday same time would adopt Western ways
for nomination to the office of state of life to some extent. "The present
rcprccntative of the Michigan Legis i(i I st n in Chinese col-
lature as a Republican candidate. leges and universities is not much
Others who have already filed peti-
tions are C. Walter Tubbs, Mrs. Marie - ---
Besekirsky and Henry F. Vander-I--- -_-_
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different than yours, he continued,
"and the development of education
is rather uniform throughout China."
As an example, he said that 70 per
ent of the younger generation in
China have had some elementary ed-
ucation as a result of the mass ed-
ucation movement started in the
'30's. He added that though this
plan had been upset in part by
,Japanese aggression, he believed that
it. would be continued after the war.
* *
Chit wse Symposium
To Be feld Today
Dr. Liu will speak on "Chinese
Constitutional Development" at the
fourth Chinese symposium to be held
at 8 p.m, today in the International
Center.
Guest speaker for the evening will
be Prof. Everett Brown, acting chair-
man of the political science depart-
ment.
Dr. Liu is head of the political
science department at Wuhan Uni-
versity, a large university in central
China. He received his Ph. D. degree
from the University of London, spent
two years at the University of Berlin
and one year at the Sorbonne in
Paris.
He is in the United States as one
of the six Chinese professors whom
the State Department invited to visit
the country.
Speech Clinic
B nger To Supervise
Lip-Reading Instruction
University students who are hard
of hearing may enroll for training in
lip-reading at the Institute for Hu-
man Adjustments Speech Clinic dur-
ing the summer session, Dr. Ollie
Backus, speech department staff
member acting as manager of the
clinic, announced yesterday.
Miss Anne Bunger, instructor in
speech reading in the Rackham
School of Special Education, Michi-
gan State Normal College, Ypsilanti,
will be at the clinic every afternoon
during the session to give special in-
struction in lip-reading and to super-
vise practice.
Students interested in learning or
perfecting lip-reading should make
application at the clinic immediate-
ly as enrollment ' is limited. Non-
students will also be permitted to
enroll. There is no charge for the
instruction.

bist Problem
by Aericcrns

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The prof had spring fever
And so did we,
So he let us out
For a shopping spree!
Cavalcade
of Cottons .. .
For dates! Stay fresh as a daisy
'til they play "Home Sweet
Home" in a frilly cotton. Cot-
tons are doing double duty these
days 'cause they're launder-
lovelies. Gay prints, stripes,
and candy pastels . . .from the
Elizabeth Dillon Shop.
For Your Moments
in the Sun ..
Now that the weather's nice
we'll be doing a lot of sun bath-
ing or just plain lolling in the
shade. Make those hours on the
sun deck count by catching up
on your correspondence. Choose
Wahr's writing papers in pale
pastels or white . . . and when
you're caught up, read one of
their new books.
;r!
Time Out .. .
For a game of tennis or an
hour of sun-bathing. Choose a
halter and short set for your
leisure hours. In pretty pastels,
beautifully tailored with
plaits! Only 7.95 at the Made-
moiselle Shop.
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Brighten up that drab eight
o'clock with a gay plaid pina-
fore or a cotton shirt waist
dress. Swing through your five
o'clock lab as fresh as ever in
a cotton seersucker. These easy-
to-iron styles are a must for the
rest of this term and through
the summer. Choose several
from The Campus Shop,.
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