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Ann Arbor Youth Explains
His hiventiwn to Mrs., Roosevelt

German Bombs Form Geysers of Water in Anzio Harbor

Dr. WUaggouer of 'U Hosploit
cribes C X u re for Faii

"Speaking to Mrs. Roosevelt was
the proudest moment of my life,"
commented shy Robert Elliott, with a
broad grin on his face, as he spoke
of his visit with Eleanor Roosevelt in
betroit last Wednesday.
Robert, age 13, a ninth grade stu-
dent at Jones School, Ann Arbor,
filled with boyish enthusiasm, sent a
letter to Mrs. Roosevelt two years
ago explaining his invention of a
new form of emergency door for air-
planes. Mrs. Roosevelt wrote to Bob
and promised to see him at a future
Mrs. Roosevelt Extends Invitation
Mrs. Roosevelt invited him to visit
her at her hotel when she was in
Detroit last week. Bob accepted the
-invitation and, accompanied by his
mother, Mrs. Samuel Elliott, and his
ant, Miss Alice Gray Brown, spoke
to the first lady in her hotel room
of the Book-Cadillac Hotel.
"I felt as though I was speaking to
my mother because Mrs. Roosevelt
made me feel right at home," said
Boib as he described his interview
with the First Lady.
FlDR llentions Invention in Speech
"President Roosevelt mentioned
my invention in one of his speeches
ever the air," said Bob. "I was very
luch surprised and very, very
"Mrs. Roosevelt asked me what
grade I was in, whether I liked ath-~
letics, and also promised that I
would fly in a plane some day, but
didn't say when. The interview only
lased ten minutes, but it was the
happiest ten minutes of my thirteen
years," stated Bob, as his chest
Bob's ambition is not to be an
inventor, but to be a cartoonist for a
comic magazine. "My hero for my
or Cgesh all
Leaves To Head
Marine Center
Dr. Lowell T. Coggeshall, chairman
of the Department of Tropical Dis-
eases of the Public Health School,
left Wednesday to take complete
charge of a new Marine medical
center on the West Coast.
This new medical branch of the
Maxine Corps will be used as a train-
ing and rehabilitation center for ad-
vanced cases various tropical diseases.
Dr. Coggeshall, who was recently
commissioned in the United States
Naval Reserve, will have complete
charge of selecting his staff in this
new work.
He has recommended four men of
the University for positions on the
staff. They are: Drs. Harv Carlson,
lambert G. Haskett, Samuel Spector,
of the staff of the Univeity Hospital,
i ed W. V. Charer of the School of
pblic Health,
Within the past year, Dr. Cogges-
hall has been touring the Middle East
and Africa establishing medical cent-
ers for the air-ferry routes of Pan-
American Airways.
Dr. Coggeshall has long been
known as a malaria expert and the
research he has conducted here will
continue in his absence.

comic strip is a cross between Dick
Tracy and Superman."
Wants To Be Basketball Player
"I'd also like to be a basketball
player. Sometimes I think I would
rather be a basketball player than a
"Maxwell, my friend, and 1, hope
to go to India some day and hunt
tigers. That is, if I can't become a
cartoonist. I would also like to play
in an orchestra. Most of all, though,
I want to be a cartoonist. I'm never
going to get married, and I will never
change my mind," stated Bob em-
Carl Addison
ToSpeak on
Geology Here'
Mr. Carl C. Addison of Saginaw,
district geologist for the Pure Oil
Company, will give a series of three
lectures here on Tuesday and Wed-
The first is "World il Production
and Reserves, and the Current Short-
ages of Petroleum Products," at 7:30
p.m. Tuesday in Rackham Amphi-
theatre. It is open to the general
The other lectures, intended pri-
marily for geology students, are en-
titled "The Organization and Func-
tions of an Oil Company, and the
duties of the Beginning Geologist,"
at 4:00 p.m. Tuesday, and "Academic
Background and Personal Charac-
teristics as Factors in the Advance-
ment of the Geologist," at 4:00 p.m.
Wednesday. These lectures will be
given in Rm. 2054 Natural Science
Mr. Addison graduated from the
University of Kansas in 1926 and
immediately went to South America
as a petroleum geologist for an oil
company. After several years there
he returned to the States and took
graduate work at Stanford. Follow-
ing this he went on geological explor-
ation in western Canada, then did ad-
ditional graduate work at Kansas. He
worked for the U.S. Geological Sur-
vey in the Oklahoma-Kansas-Mis-
souri zinc district-before returning
to petroleum geology,
Each year the Department of Geol-
ogy invites a geologist employed by
the oil industry to address the stu-
dents and faculty of the department.
Mr. Addison is the third speaker in
this series.
Oj fficers' lub
To Be Opened
A new Officers' Club, an extension
of the Town Club, located in the Al-
lenel Hotel, will be opened Saturday
in the old Faust building on E. Huron
Street. ,
The club will be open from noon to
11 p.m. every day of the week under
the supervision of Henry Charron,
director of the Town Club. The Faust
building is now being repaired and
decorated in prepartion fo the
opening Saturday


Towering geysers of water rise from Anzio Harbor as bombs dropped by German planes miss Lheir
targets--Allied supply ships supporting the British-American flanking landing below Rome.

Officers Here Are Promoted
To Captains, First Lieutenant

Officers of the 3651st Service Unit
recently promoted were, Captains
Riezman, company commander of
Company G; William R. Hinkle, Jr.,
company commander of Company F;
Charles Atkinson, company com-
mander of Company D; and Lt. Car-
lyle C. Garrick, commanding officer
of Company F.
Captain Riezman, formerly a first
lieutenant, was called to active duty
from the Reserve Officers on June
25, 1942. He attended Signal Corps
Service School for Officers at Jeffe-
son Barracks.
He was one of the commanding of-
ficers for the Signal Corps ROTC on
campus for six months, prior to being
made -commanding officer of Com-
pany G. A member of Tau Beta Pi,
national engineering honorary so-
ciety, Capt.. Riezman is a graduate
of Washington University.
Captain Hinkle, formerly a first
lieutenant, is assistant professor of
Military Science and Tactics here.,He
entered military service on present
tour of duty from Wisconsin as a
second lieutenant in the infantry. He
was transferred to the University
from Camp Wheeler, Ga., on Sept. 17,
1943. Capt. Hinkle was a student in
the University Literary College from
'25 to '26.
Captain Alkinson, formerly a first
lieutenant, was inducted into the Ar-
my in April, 1941. He received his
commission in July, 1942. He served
FRIDAY, FEB. 4, 1944
VOL. LIV No. 71
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 preceding its publica-
tion, except on Saturday when the no-
tices should be submitted by 11:3 a'm.
Fall Term Graduation Exercises
will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Satur-
day, Feb. 19, in Hill Auditorium. The
address to the members of the grad-
uating classes will be.given by Presi-
dent John A. Hannah of Michigan
State College. Admission will be by
ticket only, which students and mem-
bers of the general public may secure
at the office of the Vice-President
and Secretary, 1 University- Hall,
Tickets may be secured after Feb. 9.;
Special Payroll Deduction for War
Bonds: Arrangements can be made
with the Payroll Department to make
a special single deduction for pur-
chase of War Bonds from salary
checks due on Feb. 29 only. This
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at Camp Grant, Ill., until he was
transferred here in August, 1943.
First Lieut. Garric, formerly a 2nd
lieut., was caled to active service on
Sept. 15, 1942. He served as -barrage
contral officer of the 304th Barrage
Balloon Battalion in Seattle, Wash.
Lieut. Garrick was a member of RO
TC at South Dakota State College.
Hoosier School
App"roves Plans
Constitution Gives Wide
Powers to New Council
With an overwhelming 831-65 vote,
students at the University of Indiana
last Friday approved a new constitu-
tion for re-organizing student gov-
ernment at the university.
Steps which must now be taken to
make the constitution effective as a
working document include: passage
by the Committee on Student Affairs,
consideration by the entire faculty
and approval by the Board of Trus-
Before the constitution was voted
on, President H. B. Wells said, "If
the student body ratifies the pro-
posed constitution, I shall do every-
thing in my power to expedite its
progress." Several members of the
Board of Trustees have already ex-
pressed their approval of the consti-
The constitution provides for a 12-
member Student Council, composed
equally of men and women and or-
ganized and independent students,
will have the power "to formulate
and enforce rules and regulations
concerning the student body and to
work with the administrative offi-
cials in all affairs that effect the stu-
Specific powers granted to the
Student Council in the constitution
include: "to initiate and enact all
legislation on matters concerning
the entire student body, to represent
the student body on all questions
concerning it, to recommend to the
president the number of student and
faculty personnel on such commit-
tees as it deems desirable, and to
name student representatives to sit
on all such faculty committees as it
deems desirable."
The constitution just ratified by
the student body was the work of a
Provisional Committee elected demo-
cratically by the entire student body
last year.
Day or Night
Continuous from 1 P.M.
Today and SaturdayI

All Fraternity
Pictures To Be
Taken t Union
'Ensian fraternity pictures will be
taken Saturday and Sunday this week
and next week, Henry Schmidt, Jr.,
president of the Inter-Fraternity
Council, announced yesterday.
Due to wartime conditions the fra-
ternities will have their pictures tak-
en in Rm. 316 in the Union rather
than in front of their houses as was
customary in the past. The schedule
for Saturday is as follows: 1 p.m.-
Zeta Beta Tau, 1:30 p.m.-Theta Del-
ta Chi, 2 p.m.-Theta Chi, 2:30 p.m.
-Sigma Phi Epsilon, 3 p.m.-Sigma
Phi, 3:30 p.m.--Sigma Alpha Mu, 4
p.m.-Phi Sigma Kappa, 4:30 p.m.-
Phi Sigma Delta, 5 p.m.-Phi Kappa
Ssi, 5:30 p.m.-Alpha Delta Phi, and
6 p.m.-Sigma Nu.
On Sunday the order will be: 1:30
p.m.-Sigma Alpha Epsilon, 2 p.m.
-Theta Xi, 2:30 p.m.-Sigma Chi, 3
p.m.-Phi Delta Theta, 3:30 p.m.-
Lambda Chi Alpha, 4 p.m.-Zeta Psi,
,4:30 p.m.-Delta Tau Delta, and 5
p.m.--Chi Phi.
Study ins Detroit
Privates First Class Thomas Quinn,
James Riekes and Leonard Petiti of
Company G . of the 3651st Service
Unit have just returned from Detroit,
where they spent one week at the
Women's Hospital studying obstet-
rics first hand.
As part of their duties the medical
students of the company took case
histories, watched the progress of
labor and took the prospective moth-
ers to the delivery room.
Each man was permitted to deliver
one baby unassisted. "It is a wonder-
ful feeling," said Pfc. Petiti. "It gave
me a feeling of accomplishment.
Although it was really only an every-
day occurrence, it sure meant some-
thing to me."
- --- Meets Tusday
Michigan Youth for Democratic
Action will hold a discussion meeting
at 7:45 p.m. Tuesday in Union. Topic
for the meeting will be an open dis-
cussion of fascism and its manifesta-
tions in the United States.

One of the new forms of treatment
of PSYlC] a rie easualties occurring on
the war Irnts today is the sleep
lreatmlent. Dr. F1aymiond W. Wag-
goner, Ch:irli:ti of the Department
of Psyc hiatrv in the 'U' Hospital,
stid in an inerview yesterday.
Casc or flying fatigue or battle
( ratigue, as they are correspond-
ingly callel in the air forces and
ground troops, usually arise from
over-fatigue, ennuie or low spirit
of the fighting men.
The men suffering with this fa-
tigue usually develop the inability to
car-ry on in the fighting front. They
are haunted by fears and general
lack of confidence in themselves.
Quite often, they show symptoms of
paralysis in their arm, loss of speech
or vision or some other results of
psychological factors.
First Step in Treatment
The first step in the treatment of
these cases is to induce the patient to
sleep in a situation where he will not
be disturbed by the rumblings of the
war front. If sleep doesn't come
through natural channels, sodium
aytol or some short acting drug,
such as pentothal, is administered.
As they wake up, they are en-
couraged to talk about their fears
and are given new confidence in
themselves. As soon as they re-
cover, they are urged to go back to
the line of duty as promptly as
The sleep treat ment is given
promptly and in a location not very
Slosson Leads
Round Table
"Remapping Europe" was the topic
of the rovnd table discussion at Jor-
dan Hall yesterday, with Prof. Pres-
ton W. Slosson leading the group.
Participating in the after-dinner
discussion were: Prof. John L.
Brumm of the journalism depart-
ment, Prof. Joseph E. Kallenbach
and Prof. Lionel H. Laing of the po-
litical science department, and Prof.
Mentor L. Williams of the English
The discussion, sponsored by the
Current Events Committee of JordaU
Hall, concerned the Polish-Russian

far° fromthle in~es. Iusually varies
from a few hours to syv-eral dhays, and
i large number of the cases are i
this wav retuined to eoahat iuly
Different in (ast War
In the last war the treatient of
these cases was different. In the
first place, combat duty was often a
static kind of warfare, and the sol-
diers fought mostly from trenches.
This war, however, is a very mobile
type of warfare.
In the second place, the former
treatment was based on the belief
that the patients were su fering
from actual shock which in most
instances wasn't the case.
The term, shell-shock, was used as
a name for the symptoms of fear, an-
xiety, and fatigue caused by the ten-
sions of war. It had the connotation
that there was a physical or mental
injury which in most cases didn't ex-
Consequently, these cases were
either evacuated to England or to the
United States. But since the period
beween the development of the
symptoms and the utilization of the
treatment was prolonged, these cases
had little opportunity for rapid re-
covery. In many instances, they nev-
er fully recovered.
However, since as much prevention
of the occurrence of these cases as
possible is desired, the spirit of the
battle units is highly important.
With a high morale, fatigue cases
are apt to occur less frequentay.
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