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Army Chaplain
Will Speak at
State Parley
Lt. Ayers and Others
To Discuss Religion in
Tihe Wartime College
Lt. Jule Ayers, chaplain in the Ar-'
my Air Corps, will one of the prin-
cipal speakers of the state conference
on "Religion in the War-Time Col-
lege" when he speaks at 10:30 a.m.
Saturday, March 18, at Lane Hall.
A graduate of the University and
of Union Theological Seminary, Lt.
Ayers has been in charge of 1,200
men who have returned from over-
seas. Prior to the outbreak of the
war, he travelled through the Scan-
dinavian countries, Russia, Greece,
Turkey and the Holy Land. He was
a minister of a Presbyterian church
in New York.'
it. Col. Carter Will Speak
Speaking with him on the same
subject, "Our Men in the War-Time
College," wil be Lt. Col. Thomas W.
Carter, head of the chaplains for
the Sixth Service Division.
Other panel discussions on "The
Situations Which Challenge Leader-
ship," "Post-War Education as a Re-
ligious Opportunity," "Religious
Counseling," "Group Religious Lead-
ership Today," will be held through
the day.
The conference, which is held un-
der the auspices of the War Emer-
gency Council of the Christian As-
sociations and the Conference of
College Teachers and Ministers of
Religion in Michigan, will bring to
Ann Arbor representatives of the
Jewish, Catholic and Protestant
faiths. Invitations have been sent
to religious counselors, teachers of
religion, campus ministers and di-
rectors of student foundations of 29
Michigan college communities.
Religious Leaders Will Speak
Religious leaders, students and
faulty members will make up the
panel on education. Chairman will
be Cliff Drury of the Michigan YMCA
staff. Dr. Howard Y. McClusky, pro-
fessor of mental measurements and
associate director of adult education,
will represent the faculty. Students
will be Elizabeth Hawley, former
head of the Post-War Council, and
Makepeace Isao. William Muehl,
acting director /of the Student Re-
ligious Association, will present the
religious implications.
Particularly important at the con-
ference will be the session on relig-
ious counseling of civilian and mili-
tary students. Miss Dorothy Powell
of the University of Chicago will be
chairman. Members of the panel in-
lude Prof. David Trout, Central State
College, Chaplain Ayers, the Rev. H.
O. Yoder of Trinity Lutheran Church,
Dr. Edward W. Blakeman, religious
counselor for the University, and Fr.
Hugh B. O'Neill of the University of
The Rev. Ralph Hyslop, Congrega-
tional Christian Board of Education,
Boston, will speak on "Some Convic-
tion Won by Visiting Many Colleges"
at 4 p.m. Resource persons for his
talk will be Dean W. W. Whitehouse,
the Rev. H. L. Pickerill of Christian
Memorial Church, Prof. John Wells,
the Rev. Edward Redman of the
Unitarian Church, and Grace Aitchi-
Co. PSow. . .
(Continued from Page 1)
ity to participate in a musical com-
edy. Permission for the coeds to
participate in the show was granted

by Dean Alice Lloyd.
When the comedy is presented it
will also mark the first time in Uni-
versity history that a production will
consist of Army men stationed on
campus and University personnel.
The music for the production was
written by Pfc. Ken Pierson, lyrics
by Pfc. Jim Rhind and script by Pfc.
Publicity will- be handled by Pfc.
Bogey Farquhar. Pfc. Les Smith will
serve as business manager:
The cast will include about 40 men
from Company D and an equal num-
ber of University coeds.
We specialize in G.I. hair styles-
individually blended and shaped-
for the Marine, Navy and Army per-
sonnel. We are glad to be of serv-
Ice to them.
Dascola Barbers
Domenic D. Dascola, Mgr.
Liberty off State

Dirigibles Go Through Maneuvers Over Ioffet Field

Norwegian Relief Drive
Praised by Chairmnan


L"' type dirigibles form a "V" over the U.S. Naval Air Station at Moffet Field, Calif., as they go
through maneuvers.,


Students Give Books for Shipment
Tor Wmar Prisoners Everywhere

Over 400 books including textbooks
and murder thrillers to be sent to
prisoners of war all over the world
have' been collected as the World
Student Service Fund local campaign
sponsored by Pan Hellenic, Assembly,
Women's War Council, Union and
the International Center swings into
the new semester.
"We are gratified for the earnest
response to this cause," Doris Barr,
president of Assembly, said yester-
day. "However, in view of the great
request for books by prisoners of war,
students should rummage into their
stockpiles of last semester's books
and discard as many as possible."
Dormitories Have Boxes
Besides the receptacles placed in
the League, the Union and the In-
ternational Center, boxes have been
placed in the various dormitories,
sorority houses and league houses for
the collection of the books.
The deadline for book contribu-
tions will be 5 p.m. Friday.

"In view of the fact that books
shipped must be devoid of all mark-
ings, more students are urged to help
clean the books," Frances Vyn, vice-
president of Pan Hellenic, said yes-
terday. "Students who wish to assist
in this work are asked to sign up
Monday and Tuesday in the Under-
graduate Office of the League, indi-
cating the hours they will be avail-
The WSSF has been created by
American students as a means of
expressing their solidarity with their
suffering fellow students all over the
world. The book collection has be-
come an important part of this or-
ganization with over 100,000 books
being sent last year to the various
theatres of action all over the world.
Recipients Express Gratitude
Many letters have been received
from the recipients of these books
expressing their gratitude.
In many of the prison camps, so-
called "universities of captivity" have

been operating where work of full
university grade goes on. Instruction
is provided for men from those
among their own number who for-
merly were professors or graduate
The work done in prison camps has
been of a very high calibre academ-
ically. Many universities sent exami-
nations into the camps, and many
degrees are awarded to men for aca-
demic work done behind barbed wire.
200,000 Books Is Goal
With the increasing demand for
more textbooks, this year's goal for
the WSSF has been set at a figure of
200,000 books.
College textbooks which are in cur-
rent use are requested. Language
study books for any language and
books for professional subjects such
as law, medicine and theology are
also needed.
Clean books are preferred, but
books with markings are also accep-

"The response by University stu-
dents to the drive to collect clothes
or the Norwegian people is most
gratifying," Mrs. Charles E. Koella,
Ann Arbor chairman of American
Relief for Norway, said yesterday.
Mrs. Koella, who is from Norway,
pointed out that such interest does a
great deal in keeping up the morale
in that country. "In the long drawn-
out struggle, heavy with sacrifice,
which the Norwegian people in occu-
pied Norway are carrying on against
the enemy, it means very - much to
them to know that their contribu-
tions to the war are being appreci-
ated and that friends are following
their fate with hearts that beat
Help Relieves Norwegians
"The assurance that active prepa-
rations are being made for the future
to relieve their desperate situation
contributes essentially to the ability
of the Norwegians on the home front
to keep up under the present heavy
The latest News of Norway, pub-
lished by the Royal Norwegian Infor-
mation Service and received yester-
day in Ann Arbor, carries a report of
"what life is like in Oslo today--
after nearly four years of occupa-
People Show Marks of War
The report states, "People them-
selves have begun to show the marks
of nearly four years of war. There
are many pale and weary faces to be
seen. Thousands of Oslo residents
have loved ones among the more
than 6,000 Norwegian prisoners in
Low Meical
Costs Asked b
en. Murray
DETROIT, March 10.-MP)-Sen.
James E. Murray (Dem., Mont.) de-
clared tonight that one of the three
major threats to economic and social
security was the "high cost of medi-
cal service and the failure of large
numbers of people to get adequate
medical care."
The Senator said at a symposium
on the Wagner-Murray-Dingell Bill
for a National Social Insurance Pro-
gram before the United Automobile
Workers' (CIO) Second Health Con-
ference the other two threats to
social security were the dangers that:
1. "There will not be enough jobs
paying adequate wages or any wages,"
2. "Earnings will be cut off as a
result of individual misfortune."
Asserting that "only a fraction of
the people have access to really mod-
ern medical care," Sen. Murray said
the social insurance method of pay-
ing for medical care would avoid in-
terference with individual doctor-
patient relationship or professional
aspects of medicine and would pay
doctors and hospitals fair reimburse-
ments for services.
Red Coss...
(Continued from Page 1)
Paul John, Dick Mixer, and Bob Prec-
ious and John Clippert, co-chairmen.
Lt. Melvin Flegal is in charge of the
Army drive.
The League committee is composed
of Pat Coulter, Marcia Sharpe, Claire
Macauley, Frances Goldberg, Mar-
jorie Crumpacker and Dorothy Serv-
ice with Marjorie Hall as chairman.
Reports from the Ann Arbor of-
fice yesterday indicated that Wash-
tenaw County has collected $24,587.22
toward a goal of $92,500. Contribu-
tions from University faculty and
offices jumped from $536 to $1,235.

Germany, among the 2,500 at Grini
or among the tens of thousands who
are doing forced labor on German
projects in northern or western Nor-
It stat that grown-ups get one-
half pint of skimmed milk every
eighth or tenth day. "When at
Christmas time we received 250
grams of frozen horse meat there had
been no meat distribution whatsoever
since August. We who before the war
had sardines as one of our greatest
export items received a small box of
them for Christmas-one box per
Lecture Honors
Dr. John R. Mott Will
Speak at Rackhamn
Auditorium on Sunday
In celebration of the hundredth
anniversary of the Young Men's
Christian Association, Dr. John R.
Mott, former secretary. of the Inter-
national Committee of the YMCA,
will speak at 3 p.m. Sunday, March
19, at the Rackham lecture hall.
His talk on "Journeys Among the
Students and Colleges of Friend and
Foe" will be presented in conjunction
with all-state conference on "Reli-
gion in the Wartime College" to be
held the day preceding.
Is Chairman of World Committee
Dr. Mott has also served as chair-
man of the World Committee, head
of the World Student Christian Fed-
eration and director of the Institute
of Social and Religious Research.
Books Written on Observations
Dr. Mott has written several books
on his observations and experiences,
among them are "The Present Sum-
mons to World Christianity," pub-
lished in 1931, and "Five Decades
and a Forward View," 1929.
In commenting on the work of Dr.
Mott, Dr. Edward W. Blakeman,
counselor in religious education, stat-
ed that "he has done as much as any
other living reader to bring about
cooperation among students in vari-
ous countries and to create a solidar-
ity of student youth in behalf of the
Christian religion."
(Continued from Page 1)
H. McDonald '29-'31, of the 14th Of-
ficer class are the other Michigan al-
umni who are members of the largest
. graduating class in the history of the
Judge Advocate General's School.
According to an announcement
made yesterday by Col. Edward
Young, Commandant of the school, a
total of 131 men from the three clas-
ses will graduate.
The parade will be reviewed by
four generals, Maj. Gen. Myron C.
Crammer, Army Judge Advocate, Maj
Gen. Henry S. Aurand, Commanding
Officer of the Sixth Service Com-
mand,' Brig. Gen. John F. Davis,
Chief of Staff of the Sixth Service
Command, and Brig. Gen. Thomas
H. Green, an assistant Judge Ad-
vocate General.
The 5th OC class who have com-
pleted half their training here, will
participate in the review parade,
along with the three graduating
On March 18 and 19 175 new men
will register for the 16th Officer
Class and the 6th OC class. This will
be the largest group ever to enter the
school at one time.

Today through Saturday

Russian War
Relief Work on
Exhibit Now
Home Kits, Knit Goods,
Salvaged Clothes To
Be Sent to USSR
New household kits, which will be
sent to Russian families in reclaimed
devastated areas, together with other
work of Russian War Relief, was put
on display yesterday in the store
window at 306 South State Street,
and will be left there for the next
ten days.
In addition to the household kits
the display will include salvaged old
clothes, children's old clothing and
knitted articles such as sweaters,
socks, mittens and helmets.
Since September 2,200 pounds of
old clothing has been contributed by
people of Ann Arbor and shipped
by the Salvage Committee which is
under the direction of Mrs. George
Rainich of 602 Otsego.
Mks. James Slocum of 1117 South
Forest, chairman of the knitting
group, has been sending 100 articles
to Russia every month. A total
of 1,500 knitted articles have been
sent by RWR.
The household kits are filled with
inexpensive household necessities of
the kind that are now practically
nonexistent in Russia's looted ter-
The Russian War Relief is still col-
lecting old clothes for salvage. - Con-
tributions may be left at Unity Hall
of the Unitarian Church, or at sal-
vage headquarters in West Hospital
on Catherine Street.


VOL. LIV No. 90
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 prededing its publica-
tion, except org Saturday when tle no-
tices should he (ubjmitted by I I:: : .i 1.
To the Members of the University
Council: There will be a meeting of
the University Council on Monday,
March 13, at 4:15 p.m. in the Rack-
ham amphitheatre. The agenda will
include the following reports: Com-
mittee on Orientation Period; Tem-
porary Committee on Orientation of
Transfer Students; Board in Control
of Student Publications; Board in
Control of Inter-Collegiate Athletics.
Members of the University Senate
are invited.
Louis A. Hopkins, Secretary
To all male students in the College
of Literature, Science, and the Arts:
By action of the Board of Regents, all
male students in residence in this
College must elect Physical Educa-
tion for Men. This action has been
effective since June, 1943, and will
continue for the duration of the war.
Students may be excused from tak-
ing the course by (1) The University
Health Service, (2) The Dean of the
College or by his representative, (3)
The Director of Physical Education
and Athletics.
Petitions for exemption by stu-
dents in this College should be ad-
dressed by freshmen to Professor
Arthur Van Duren, Chairman of the
Academic Counselors (108 Mason
Hall); by all other students to Assis
tant Dean E. A. Walter (1220 Angell
Except under very extraordinary
circumstances no petitions will be

considered after the end of the third
week of the Spring Term.
The Maim Reading Room and the
Periodical Room of the General Li-
brary are kept open on all Sundays
during the Spring T'erm from 2:00
p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Books from other parts of the buil-
ding which are needed for Sunday
use will be made available in the
Main Reading Room if request is
made on Saturday of an assistant in
the reading room where the books
are usually shelved.
Required Hygiene Lectures for
Women-1944: All first and second
semester freshman women are re-
quired to take the hygiene lectures
which are to be given the second
semester. Upperclass students who
were in the University as freshmen
and who did not fulfill the require-
ments are required to take and satis-
factorily complete this course. Enroll
U' Regent To Resign
As Governor's Aide
LANSING, March 10.-UIP)-Still
refusing to accept pay for three
months work as Governor Kelly's
aide, J. Joseph Herbert, of Manis-
tique, a Regent of the University of
Michigan, says lie is going home
next week.

for these lectures at the time of
regular classification at Waterman
Gymnasium. These lectures are a
graduation requirement.
Section No. 1: First Lecture, Mon-
March 13, 4:15-5:15, Rackham
Audi toriim;- Subsequent Lectures,
, Successive Mondays, 4:15-5:15, Rack-
ham Auditorium; Examination (fin-
al), Monday, April 24, 4:15-5:15,
Rackham Auditorium.
Section No. II: First Lecture, Tues-
day, March 14, 4:15-5:15, Rackham
Auditorium; Subsequent Lectures,
Successive Tuesdays, 4:15 - 5:15,
Rackham Auditorium; Examination
(final), Tuesday, April 25, 4:15-5:15,
Racklam Auditorium,
Margaret Bell, M.D.
Honor Societies: The attention of
honor societies is called to the fact
that the date of Honors Convocation
has been set for April 21. It is re-
quested that all societies hold their
elections as early as possible after
the beginning of the Spring Term so
that the names of new members may
be included in the Honors Convoca-
tion program.
May Festival Tickets: The counter
sale of season tickets for the May
Festival will begin Friday, March 17,
at 9 o'clock at the offices of the Uni-
versity Musical Society, Burton Mem-
orial Tower, and will continue as
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