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To Air Crucial
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Red Cross Worker Uses Out-Rigger Canoe in Fi ji Islands

Relations in Future
DETROIT, Jan. 3.-(P)-A three-
man panel of the War Labor Board
began hearing here today a labor
dispute whose settlement may well
blueprint the pattern of manage-
ment-labor relations in this area for
the duration of the war.
The dispute is that between Gen-
eral Motors Corp. and the United
Automobile Workers (CIO) and in-
volves such issues as the union's de-
mand for cost-of-living increases and
a 48-hour guaranteed work week and
the corporation's insistence that un-
ion maintenance of membership be
eliminated from the contract and
that the union abandon its opposi-
tion to incentive methods of pay.
The corporation, in a statement
issued coincident with the opening of
the hearing asserted that compliance
with the union's economic demands
would increase wage costs of Gen-
eral Motors' war production more
than $400,000,000 a year, and raise
the average factory wage per factory
employe to $4,200, against a 1943
average of $3,000 annually.
Many of the issues presented in
present contract renewal dispute
een the United Automobile
orkers (CI) and General Motors
hiave been raised in similar cases
handled by the regional War Labor
Board.
Ruling on a dispute between the
union and the Briggs Manufacturing
Qo. last week the regional board de-
nied a demand for a guaranteed 48
hour work week or 48 hours pay and
also for an industry-wide stabiliza-
tion agreement.
The regional board termed the de-
mand for a guaranteed 48-hour week
as one looking forward to the end of
the war.
Russian Relief
Sets 1944 Goal
The national committee of the
Russian War Fund has announced
through Prof. John L. Brumm, chair-
man of the Ann Arbor division of the
group, that the goal for 1944 will be
$21,000,000 worth of relief supplies.
Of this approximately $9,000,000
will be given by the American people
through the War Chest. The goal for
the new year is 30 per cent greater
than that of last year.
The local.committee is asking the
people to contribute clothing, watch-
es, seeds, medical textbooks and to
form sewing and knitting groups. The
supplies should be turned in at the
Russian Relief Room at the Univer-
sity Hospital.
Several million families will be
asked all over the country to make
emergency kits which will contain
food, medical supplies and household
supplies from their own homes. The
Soviet Red Cross has announced that
there is a desperate need for these
kits and it is hoped that they will
help to make good will between the
individual people of the two coun-
tries.
New Broadcast Planned
Prof. Wesley H. Maurer, of the
journalism department, will broad-
cast the "World Today in Books and
Magazines" at 2:45 p.m. each Mon-
day over station WKAR, Lansing, it
was announced yesterday.

Student Victory
Group To Hold
Cw alti IaSCt leOut Will d)01(
n ass orgm:izational meeting at 7 :3
p.m. Thursday in the Union.
The temporary organizational
committee of this group announced
that the agenda for the meeting will
include voting by the members on a
constitution and program of action.
Officers for the coming year will also
be elected.
The organizational committee ur-
ges that "all those interested in the
formation of an active student group
to study and take action on issues
vital to the preservation and exten-
sion of our democratic society attend
this meeting to help formulate the
group's policies,"
Navy Entertains
Civilians at Tea
Coeds, U Officials
Invited to Functiolll
A Navy tea, given to entertain Uni-
versity officials, townspeople and co-
eds from residence halls, sororities,
and the USO who had invited Navy
men out to dinner or had otherwise
entertained them, was given by the
V-12 unit here Sunday afternoon
from 3 to 5 p.m. at the West Quad-
rangle.
Approximately 850 persons attend-
ed, according to Lt. George Jennings,
who was in charge of arrangements
for the tea, and they were given an
idea of what the life of an average
Navy V-12 is like while receiving
training at the University.
Regent Alfred Connable, Jr. and
Sen. George P. McCallum were
among those attending as well as
Dean Blythe Stason, Dean Edward
Kraus, Dean Samuel Dana, Dean Al-
fred H. Lovell and Dean Erich A.
Walter.
Capt. R. E. Cassidy, USN, and Lt.-
Corn. R. F. Scott were there to receive
visitors. Fielding H. Yost and ath-
letic officers attended and Col. F. C.
Rogers was also present.
The Navy V-12 14-piece orchestra
provided music and wives of Navy
officers and University officials
poured tea and coffee for theI occa-
sion. Miss Pristine Richards, Navy

UIrnell .k IMatthews of Lansing, Mich., Ited Cross Field Supervisor. uses an out-rigger canoe to reach
an isohated U. S. outpost in the Fiji Islands.
ALL-OUT FOR TRAINEES:
Union Plays Important War Role

NO MISFITS:
New Army Psychiatric Plan
Developed by Dr. Waggoner

ji A w DF airidesignled to t iS
cover more accurately emotional anid
psychiatric misfits at Army induc-
tion centers has been developed by
Dr. R. W. Waggoner, director of the
Neuropsychiatric Institute of the Uni-
versity and is being put into opera-
tion all over the country.
The increasing number of dis-
charges from the armed forces at-
tributable to psychological causes
prompted Selective Service officials to
investigate the "matter more thor-
oughly last summer,-
Appointed Consultant
Dr. Waggoner was recently ap-
pointed psychiatric consultant to the
Director of Selective Service and is
directing the new testing program.
The new program known as "The
Medical Survey Program," employs
school records and social and institu-
tional reports. It attempts to discover
possible psychological ailments be-
fore the prospective serviceman goes
to the induction cehter.
Four distinct savings are expected
to accrue from the new method which
screens out young men whose minds
Post-War Council
To Meet in Union
"Are Wars Inevitable?" is the topic
of a lecture to be given by Prof. L. A.
White of the anthropology depart-
ment at 7:45 p.m. tomorrow in Rm.
316 of the Union.
The Post-War Council is sponsor-
ing this speech as one of its regular
weekly public meetings on post-war
issues. There will be a question peri-
od after the lecture.
Discussion will center around the
following outline: 1) The difference
between a popular and a scientific
inquiry into the causes of war; 2)
War as a natural phenomenon or as
an expression of free will: and 3) The
possibility of eliminating war.
Help Shortage Critical
At St. Joseph's Hospital
An extremely critical help shortage
at St. Joseph's Hospital was described
yesterday by Sister Phillipa, per-
sonnel supervisor.
"Ward helpers, tray carriers and
persons interested in working in the
operating linen room will be paid
$.50 to $.55 per hour," she said.
Volunteer nurses aides are also bad-
ly needed. Workers may report to the
front office of the hospital for in-
structions or call 2-3411 for informa-
tion.

ficient iitary service.
Selects Rest soldiers!
1) It gives the Army the mtin who
will make the best soldiers.
2) It reserves for society those men
who might better fit into the pattern
of war work.
3) It saves the individual from en-
during months and in some cases
years of maladjusted living.
4) It means a money saving to
the tax payer who paid an average
of $30,000 to take care of every men-
tally ill soldier after the last war. To
whatever degree the new system cuts
down the number of nervous cases
it means a tax saving.
Company A...
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which was given by the company,
and from "Oklahoma."
Attendance at the ceremony will
be by invitation only.
The men will receive certificates
from the University giving them cre-
dit for the work done here.
After the graduation exercises the
entire company will go on furlough.
The May class will return here to
continue their course while the Jan-
uary class will go to an advanced
base for officer candidate training.
At the time that the May class re-
turns from furlough, a new class will
arrive. At this time the company will
be expanded.
Co. A Grateful
To Ann Arbor
"On behalf of the men of Co. A
who are graduating I would like to
thank all the people in Ann Arbor
who have helped to make their stay
here a pleasant and profitable one,"
Capt. George G. Spence, command-
ing officer of the company said.
"Special thanks should go to the
churches of Ann Arbor, Dr. Edward
Blakeman, chairman of the chaplain
committee, Rev. Loucks, company
chaplain, the Ann Arbor chairman
of commerce and to Warren Cook,
head of the county bond drive, for
the help they have given the com-
pany," he said.
"We would like also to thank-MrM.
Ethel J. Hastings, secretary to the
business office of the University, Col.
Frederick C. Rogers, Mai. J. P. War-
ner, The Daily and the Ann Arbor
News for their cooperation in every
project the company has attempted"
Capt. Spence stated.

With the campus virtually "taken
over" by olive drab and navy blue,
the Michigan Union, traditional cam-
pus center for men only, has gone
all-out in providing facilities for Uni-
versity service trainees.
The Union ballroom, former set-
ting for regular Friday and Saturday
night dances to the music of Bill
Sawyer's band, has now been con-
verted into a mess hall, serving 700
Army ASTP students. The main
kitchen is being used. as a cafeteria
counter, and the small ballroom and
terrace have also been converted into
mess halls.
The first floor main dining room,
crowded even in normal times, is at
present being used as an officers'

mess hall for the noon and night
meals. The regular Union staff is
carrying the full load of the work of
feeding the Army and Navy men as
no Army or Navy personnel are em-
ployed in the Union kitchens.
Units Occupy Rooms
Most of the Union rooms, in past
years quarters for visiting alumni
and guests, are now being occupied
by two special service units-the
naval architecture unit and the Army
civil affairs unit. Because there are
so few rooms remaining, visitors are
likely to find themselves on a long
waiting list.
Third floor rooms, previously used
for banquets and campus meetings,

HOLDS FLYING CROSS:
Capt. Cook To Speak Thursday

"Navigating a Bomber over Europe
and Africa," will be the title of the
University lecture to be given by
Capt. C. R. Cook, at 7:30 p.m. Thurs-
day in the Rackham Amphitheatre.
enemy territory, Capt. Cook has been
awarded the +Distinguished Flying
Register I IsiMonth
Registration for new USO junior
hostesses will take place from 9 to
12 a.m., from 1 to 5 p.m., and from 8
to 10 p.m. tomorrow and every Wed-
nesday during the month of January,
Mrs. Robert Burton, director, an-
nounced yesterday.
Junior hostesses must be from 18,
to 30 years of age and must present
two letters of recommendation,
preferably one from a minister, in
order to receive their cards.
Interviews for the two positions on
the USO Council will take place from
3 to 5 p.m. today and tomorrow in
the Undergraduate Office of the
League.

Cross, the Air Medal, and 11 Oak Leaf
Clusters. He is now with the Army
Air Corps Engineering division and is
stationed at Wright Field, Dayton,
0.
A native ofT'Xas, Capt. Cook was
graduated a year ago last summer
from the Army Navigation School at
Kelly Fiell. He was with the first
group of heavy bonibers to reach Eng-
land from this country and partici-
pated in the first all-American raid
over Germany. Transferred to Africa,
he was with the first group of heavy
bombers which fought Rommel.
Capt. Cook has been officially
credited with bringing down two
German fighter planes. It was while
serving as a gunner, since it is the
duty of the navigator if he is not also
bombardier to serve as gunner when
.the ship is in combat.

are now classrooms for Army lang-
uage students,
The Union swimming pool is being
used by both the Army and Navy for
their classes in physical education
throughout the day. However, the
pool is still available to all Union
members from 6:30 to 10:30 p.m.
Thursday night mixed swimming has
had to be discontinued.
Facilities Widely Used
A quick walk through the two main
lobbies, always crowded, will prove
that servicemen have been quick to
make use of Union facilities. The
second floor billiard room and the
cafeteria, where servicemen stop in
to eat a bite between classes, are
especially popular. The cafeteria also
is used by Army language groups as
a general meeting place to hold con-
versational practice.
The Union main desk,long a cen-
ter of campus information, continues
to offer its many services. Approxi-
mately $75 worth of postage stamps
are sold each day at the desk. The
Union barber shop also functions at
full capacity. The Pendleton Library
on the second floor serves as a recre-
ational reading room for servicemen
with current issues of most maga-
zines available.
Co. G Plays Host
To ASTP Mene
Company G will be hosts to all
ASTP men on campus in their dining
room at Victor Vaughn House this
week.
The Victor Vaughan House dining
room will be the only dining room
open this week, because many of the
companies of 3651st Service Unit will
be on furlough..
Although many of the men of
Company G did not know until yes-
terday that they would be the only
ASTP company not on furlough this
week, they do not feel sad because
they have just returned from a fur-
lough.
When asked how it felt to be the
only company on campus many re-
plied, "I'm indifferent."
"It won't make much difference to
me," replied another, "for I never
see anyone out of my company, since
I spend all of my time at the medical
school, the hospital, and my barracks.
I don't have much time to notice any-
thing else."
Navy Needs More
T1rained Specialists
The Navy needs officers for duty
in connection with servicing, main-
tenance and repair of internal com-
bustion engines aboard ship, Lt.-
Com. F. S. Sims, of the Office of
Naval Officer Procurement in the
Book Building, Detroit, announced
recently.
Civilians who apply should be be-
tween 24 and 50 years of age and
have a degree from an accredited
college as well as five years experi-
ence in the field of machinery manu-
facturing, installations or service.
Without a college degree, men
must have at least ten years experi-
ence and have had a responsible
charge of work in the above men-
tioned fields.
FOR CAREER-MINDED WOMEN
" That bright future you've dreamed
about-College education plus Gibbs
triiginsures it!I
SPECIAL MIDYEAR COURSES
BEGIN FEBRUARY 14

dietician, was in
ments.

charge of refresh-,

Troo Leaders

Needed

Troop leaders for 10 Girl Reserve
Units are urgently needed. All women
who are interested are invited to at-
tend a mass meeting at 5 p.m. today
in the League.

FOR A LIMIT E D
TIME ON LY

WAA Notices
The first games in the badminton
doubles tournament for women will
be played at 8:30 p.m. today at Bar-
bour Gymnasium, Madeline Vibbert,
'44, manager of the Badminton Club,
announced.
The tournament will be held every
Tuesday and Thursday from 8:30 to
9:30 p.m. throughout January and
the beginning of February.
The regular meeting of the Bad-
minton Club will be held at 8:30 p.m.
Thursday. Men are invited to at-
tend as guests of the club.
Members of the Rifle Club will
meet at 5 p.m. on their respective
days, today and tomorrow, at the
WAB, Ginny Weadok, '44Ed, has an-
nounced. All those women who in-
tend to shoot when the ROTC range
is opened to them must be present at
this discussion meeting.
Rev. Schloerb Will
Present Address
The Rev. Rolland W. Schloerb,
pastor of the Hyde Park Baptist
Church, Chicago, will give the con-
vocationsaddress on "Implications
for Christians in the World Today"
to open the fifth annual Michigan
Pastors' Conference Monday, Jan.
17 at the Rackham Building.
This three-day conference will
bring about 300 pastors to Ann Arbor
to confer on such problems as "The
Church and the Unchurched," "The
Church at Worship," "The Church
and the Child," and "The Church
and the Home."
DAILY OFFICIAL
BULLETIN
(Continued from Page 2)
partment of Internal Medicine and
Donald Katz of the Department of
Chemical Engineering.
Mortar Board meeting tonight at
7:30 in the League. All members
urged to attend.
Post-War Council meeting tonight
at 7:30 in the Union. All members
urged to attend.
Coming Events

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COLORFUL JUMPERS
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SKIRTS at $3.95, $5.90, $7.00
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SLACKS at $5.00 and $7.00

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