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November 11, 1943 - Image 4

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Writer Speaks GOAL-ANN ARBOR:
On Conservation, Chinese Students Relate
Topie in Detroit Story of Escape from Japs
Louis Bromfield, nationally known By BA.A.A E I1ITON.
writer, addressed the Friends of the Narrow escape from thie Japs in an airplane factory in Loiwing, not
Land Conservation Institute yester- Burma, months of waiting in Bom- far from the Chinese-Burmese bor-
day afternoon and evening at the bay for transportation to America, der. The factory had a contract for
Horace H. Rackham Auditorium in air raids and, finally, arrival in Ann planes specially built for use in
Detroit. Arbor-such is the story told by the China and was intent upon building
Dean Samuel T. Dana, of the four Chinese students who recently as many planes as possible before the
School of Forestry and Conservation, enrolled at the University to study Japanese drove them out. As the
acted as chairman of the afternoon engineering, danger became greater the families;
session. The institute is sponsored These students, Hua Lin, Yun of. the workers were evacuated. The
by the University Extension Service Chun Hu, Hsu Lo and Hung Yun Nipponese invaded Burma by way of
and aims to create a public con- Kuo, are the first to reach Ann Arbor Mandalay and headed toward the
sciousness of the basic relation of of a prospective group :o 150' in Burma Road. It was not until the
soil and water to everyday living. China who have been granted admis- Japs had reached the Burma Road
Dr. Hugh H. Bennett, chief of the sion to the University., that the workers left. Then, in order
Soil Conservation Service, U.S. De- After obtaining admission to Mich- to' get ahead of the advance, the
partment of Agriculture, and Gover- igan these students must secure a workers traveled for four days with-
nor Harry F. Kelly were speakers on certificate from the Chinese Ministry out food or water through thick
the program. of Education and permission from brush and swamp until they reached
Mr. Bromfield spoke on "The Re-_ the Chinese Ministry of Tran sporta- a point farther north on the road
birth of an American Farm" in the tion. When these preliminaries are ahead of the Japanese forces.
afternoon, and on "Conservation completed the real difficulty begins, Best Friend Killed
from the Financial Point of View" in for they must then find means of They then took a truck to Paoshan.
the evening.- transportation from China to the This, too, was slow traveling for
"The State's Activities in Conser- United States. there were' many evacuees who
vation" was the subject of Gov. Kel- begged for rides.
ly's speech. To capture a bridge west of Pao-
These students are all from the shan the Japanese took advantage
SOCIETY TO MEET Tsing Hwa university, now tempor- of the situation by discarding their
All Alpha Lambda Delta mem- arily established in Kun Ming. One uniforms and dressing as evacuees.
hers will meet at 4:30 p.m., Fri- of the largest universities in China, When the workers reachedPao-
day, at the Michigan League. it was formerly located in Peiping, shan there was an air raid. "This is
In 1940 Hua Lin was working in a city about the size of Ann Arbor,"
said Lin, "and about 2,000 people
f" were killed in the raid. One of these
2,000 was my best friend, who was
'Q U A L ITY .crouhed in 'ai outlying field with
QLYme at the tims."
4 There Lin and his friends secured
Isth e G u i d i ng Pri n p e a jeep to get to Kunming. Traveling
was still difficult for, said Lin, the
4 P~ hmuiq urmna Road is not built according
or . B)trodsiness_ ." ern.. highway specifications,
andmere sre sharp curves and steep
cliffs. From Kunming they went to
L.-h. ngking.' "That trip," Lin said, "is
Ou~ Sock peM~one which I'd Just as soon forget."
Last August three of these stu-
a P a yinets, Lo, Kuo and Lin took a plane
Shirts and Pajamas by Manhttin out of western China to Bombay.
pies by Wembley and Beau Brum mel There they met Hu, who had been
Esb W by n Bwaitipg there for three months.
M ur favorite. Hat by Mallory ,There was still another month of
waiting before they could find pass-
Longer wearing lisle, silk Hose by Interwoven age on a ship to Australia and finally
to an Francisco. They then went
Exceptional Suits and Topcoats by Worsted-Tex to.Hew York and from there directly
and Shoeneman. to Ann Arbor, thus marking the end
nn .of, a long and difficult journey.
Take the course to satisfaction, come in to see us! e
THE DOWNTOWN STO Girls inltel ', i: the League
E E'R F .M Conunitteebn :re, Girl Scout,
and Girl eserve "prk, will.be in-
terviewed in the Lge, Friday,
Z W3 '30-5:30 p. m. Petitionsnot needed;
aF; ~ra - xa, aiir itatm.m .
rt x :.. 9afor an members of



Women Start
Wir 4tI-VitiZS
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varius class Iprojects and WAA I
sports are all getting off to a flying t
start this year and are urging wo- t
men to volunteer for activities. t
Eligibility cards are no longerb
necessary, and first semester fresh- v
men may participate in activities. n
The following meetings are sched-o
uled for all women interested in thez
activities named: League Socials
Committee at 4:30 p.m. today in the t
League; an orientation meeting forc
all new volunteers for Universitya
Hospital work at 7:30 p.m. today;z
interviews for two vacancies on thes
central committee of Soph Project
from 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday and1
Tuesday at the League. Petitions{
must be in today for the Soph Pro-t
Junior Girls' Project will register
women to work from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.
today and tomorrow in the Under-
graduate Office of the League. A
meeting will be held at 4:30 p.m.
today in the WAB for women inter-
ested in learning badminton and
The Surgical ,Dressing Unit will be
open from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. today in
the game room of the League. Coeds
are urged to qualify as instructors
by working 6 hours and passing a
Red Cross test.
Capt. Richard Whitker
Is Promoted to Major
The War Department has an-
nounced the temporary promotion of
Capt. Richard Phelps Whitker,
JAGD, to the rank of major.
Major Whitker is a resident of
Ann Arbor and an alumnus of the
University. He was commissioned
directly from civilian and graduated
from the JAG school last March. He
is now on foreign duty.
(Continued from Page 2)
ning at 7:45 in the men's lounge of
the Graduate School. Servicemen
are cordially invited to join the
Graduate students for these con-
To All University Women: Junior
Girls' Project will sign members of
booths, skits and songs, corsages, and
publicity committees today and Fri-
day, 3-5 p.m., in the Undergraduate
Office of the League. Students who
signed up at the n i ss meeting in the
League last spring: are asked, to sign
again for the convenience of com--
mittee chairmen.
Coming Events
Research Club will meet in the
Rackham Amphitheatre on Wednes-
day evening, Nov. 17, at 8 o'clock.
The following papers will be read:
"Trials of a 20th Century Scribe" by
Professor E. B. Ham, and "The Sup-
ersonic Reflectoscope, an Instrument
for Inspecting the Interior of Metal
Parts by Means of Sound Waves" by
Professor F. A. Firestone.
Interviewing for all girls who wish
to serve on the central committee ofj
Child Care and Girl Scouts, and for
all girls interested in working with
children as Girl Scout or Girl Re-
serve leaders or assistants, as play-
ground assistants, or taking care of
children in private homes for remu-
neration. Interviewing will be held
on Friday, Nov. 12, 3:30-5:30 p.m., in
the Undergraduate Office of the
Michigan League.

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Rehearsals for
Glee Club Beginp
Regular weekly rehearsals for the
University of Michigan Men's Glee
Club will start at 7:30 p.m. today in
he club rooms on the third floor of
he Michigan Union, and will also
be held at 4:30 p.m. Sunday for those
who cannot attend the Thursday
Prof. David Mattern, of the School
of Music and director of the organi-
zation, said that no regular member-
ship had yet been drawn up and that
tryouts are still welcome. All upper-
classmen, servicemen and freshmen
are eligible for membership, the only
requirement being an acceptable
singing voice.
The Glee Club is planning several
programs for the year and also a
campus serenade sometime during
the semester.


Dinosaurs' Is
To ic of Speech
Giant Footprints Found 1
In Texas, Says Hussey
"Chickens may be the direct des-
cendants of the swamp-living dino-
saurs of prehistoric times, so enjoy
your Thanksgiving reptile," Prof. R.
C. Hussey of the Geology Depart-
ment said in his lecture last night
on "The Parade of the Dinosaurs."
"Footprints of these reptiles as
large as bathtubs were recently dis-
covered in a Texas region," Prof.
Hussey said.
He stated, "The brains of these
dinosaurs were probably no larger
than a clenched fist, but after all, in
those days they didn't have much to
think about.
"As some of the larger ones
weighed between 30 and 40 tons they
didn't do much walking, but spent
most of their time wading in the
swamps and eating, because with
such thin necks and large bodies it
was necessary for them to eat all the
The lecture, which was under the
auspices of Phi Sigma Society, was
illustrated with a series of colored

Hillel Foundation
To Hold Open House
Ai open'u house, the first affair of
.tif iew swill Leheld from 9
p~I.o 12 .' SAII 'Iwd ay, at the "I]-
lei Foundation.
Shirley Levin, '46, social chairman,
and Faye Bronstein. '45, co-chair-
man, will have charge of the affair,
the purpose of which is to acquaint
freshmen with the facilities of the
Foundation and to enable them to
meet other freshmen and upper-
classmen. All students and service-
men on campus are invited.
There will be dancing to records,
ping-pong, and bridge. Refreshments
will be served.

E. .,®,° i



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At the State ...
Gay days in college and comical
results of youthful intrigue in the
halls of learning provide laughs ga-
lore in "Young Ideas," a romance of
youth withuSusan Peters, Herbert
Marshall, Mary Astor and Richard
Carlson coming today to the State.
Miss Peters and Elliot Reid play
the children of Mary Astor, who
essays the role of a novelist married
a second time. Marshall appears as
a staid chemistry professor.

At the Michigan ..,
Drama-taut, tense and exciting-
that's the plot of, "Paris After Dark,"
which opens today at the Michigan.
Starring George Sanders, Philip
Dorn and Brenda Marshall, the pic-
ture is a story of the French under-
ground and the startling position in
which a wife finds herself when she
is unable to explain' her nocturnal
adventures to her husband.
Dorn, the husband, suspects her of
being in love with' George Sanders,
leader of the underground, and it is
when he believes that his suspicions
are justified that the film, comes to
a searing dramatic climax.

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