New Retirement Plan Is
Announced by Regents
THE MICHIGAN DAILY -AUDY AY2,14
Thirty-Six Women Will Play
hi Spring Concert of U Band
"tx 1 UL AA'"""Ik'"""an " ""l ""n members of the business staff, tech-
academic employes of the Univer- nicians and caretakers. Participation
sity, entailing contributions to a re- in the retirement plan is open to
tirement fund by both the University employes above the age of 30, and
and employes, was announced yes- full benefits, ranging up to $2,250
terday by the Board of Regents. annually, will be paid to tlhse retir-
Open to Those Above 30 ing at the age of 70. Employes, retir-
Subject to, the provisions of the ing between 60 and 70 will receive
plan are administrative officers, modified allowances.
Effective July 1
*1l1 1 o H ldThe new plan, effective July 1, the
H r ei To norn Regents announced, will supersede
the temporary plan. Employes, al-
Todaready retired under the temporary
Auctio T oday elan, however, shall have their al-
lowances continued at the present
Funds Go to World amounts.
According to the yesterday's deci-
Wide Relief Agencies sion, the University will contribute
reven and the employee three per
Kenneth Spencer, Negro baritone, -ent if his salary is less than $1,000
will highlight the evening's enter- annually. Employes receiving be-
tainment when the "UJA Over-the- tween $1,000 and $1,500 annually will
,xh.2 contribute four per cent and the
Top Mixer" is held from 9-12 p.m. University six per cent toward the
EWT (8-11 p.m. CWT) today at the ;etirement fund. Equal payments of
Hillel Foundation. five per cent will be paid toward the
"Over-the-Top," the watchword of fund of non-academic employes re-
the evening, signifies the anticipated ceiving more than $1,500. All em-
results of the United Jewish Appeal ployes subject to the plan will make
campaig.According to Beryle Wal- monthly contributions toward their
ters, student director in charge of retirement compensation.
the drive, it is hoped that the $2,500 - --
student goal will be surpassed witL AluF
the proceeds from the Mixer. um nus inds
Spencer, who appeared in the mov-
ies "Bataan" and "Cabin in the Sky". "U'H Hospital Unit
is now playing in the Detroit pro-
duction of "Showboat".I.
du ed" ' ducioIn Belgian Area
An old fashioned auction, con-
ducted by "Doc" Fielding, chief bar-
ker for the affair, will be held. The After 19 months of searching
items to be placed on the block have newspapers for mention of the Mich-
been donated by Ann Arbor mer - igan Hospital Unit, Captain Stuart
chants. MC Fielding also will raffle M. Low, '39, discovered that it was
off $10 worth of war stamps, and will the 298th General Hospital, the one
present the door prize of a war bond. which had been serving his organ-
Songs by Rita Hyman and tap ization in Belgium!
dances by Betty Friedlander will "I had visited the 298th a dozen
supply further entertainment, and times, not realizing that Col. Mad-
records will provide dance music, dock, whom I. had known in the
There will be refreshments served. United Kingdom, and many of his
This is a non-date affair. - staff were fellow alumni," Capt. Low
wrote in a letter to T. H. Tapping,
editor of The Michigan Alumnus.
Governor Granted He also wrote that the quarter-
master unit which he commands.
Emergency Powers "has been. highballing supplies over
Adolph's Autobahn-and many bang-
LANSING, May 25-(P)-Legisla- ed-up secondary roads-to one of the
tion giving the governor authority spearheading armies."
to proclaim a state of emergency in
time of public crisis, and to make State To Wage War
rules for the protection of life and On Swimmers' Itch
property, was signed into law today
by Governor Kelly. , LANSING, May 25-()-The state
The measure was designed by state stream control commission is going
police officials to meet problems which to increase its war on "swimmer's
arose during the Detroit race riots. itch" this summer.
Legislators said it was determined The commission said today it would
then that the governor had no auth- furnish half of the chemicals needed
ority to deal with public unrest short for treating privately owned bathing
of proclaiming martial law and sus- beaches which are available for pub-
pending all civil rights. lic use.
AROUND THE CLOCK WITH WPAG
Thirty-six women, holding promi-
nent positions in the woodwind and
horn sections, will be heard in the
thirty-second annual spring concert
of the University Concert Band, un-
der the direction of Prof. William D.
Revelli, at 4:15 p.m. EWT tomorrow
in Hill Auditorium.
Instrumentation for the wood-
winds is important in all the selec-
tions, particularly the Overture, "Be-
atrice and Benedict" by Berlioz. Wo-
men students in the band include
first chair flute, alto clarinet, alto
and tenor saxophones, French horn
Opens with 'Mlada'
The opening selection on the
band's program will be Procession
of the Nobles from Rimsky-Korsa-
kov's "Mlada", the score of which
FLUTE SECTION REHEARSAL-A group of six women in the woodwind section of the University
Concert Band, under the direction of Prof. William D. Revelli, are shown rehearsing for their perform-
ance in the band's thirty-second annual spring concert to be presented
Mrs. Ge tile Will Address
Workshop ons Anti-Semitism
"FEPC; the Legislative Approach
to Anti-Semitism" will be discussed
by Mrs. Philip Gentile at a meet-
ing of the "Workshop on Anti-Semi-
tism" to be held at 7:30 p. m. EWT
(6:30 p. m. CWT) Monday at the
Mrs. Gentile will discuss the New
York Ives-Quinn bill, the proposed
permanent national FEPC. bill, and
the proposed Michigan FEPC bill.
Special Education Director of the
Fair Employment Practice Council
of metropolitan Detroit, Mrs. Gen-
tile has served with the YWCA, the
League of Women Voters and the
Inter-racial Committee of the De-
troit Council of Churches. Last year
she was the acting co-ordinator of
the Wayne University Labor Program.
Stevens Co-Op To Hold
Picnic Sunday on Island
Stevens Co-op House will hold a
weiner roast and picnic 3-9- p. m.
EWT Sunday at the Island.
Mr. and Mrs. Ted Berlin will be
chaperones. All members of other
co-op houses, friends, and men of
Co. A have been invited.
at 4:15 p. m. EWT tomorrow in
-Photo by Nathan Anderson
Pi For Sp
A Spring Ho
Assembly Posts George "Ham"t
294 of the Am
held from 9:30
Closes at Noon today at the
Russ Girt any
Petitioning for the 1945-46 Assem- for the dance.
bly Recognition Night will end at with Stan Keri
noon today, according to Helen Al- and Ina Ray Hu
pert, new Assembly President. on "Drum Boog
Jump". The b
Petitions may be obtained in the Basie arrangem
Social Director's Office in the League. a University stu
All independent coeds petitioning are calist with the
asked to sign up for interviewing-_
times on the slip posted on the door
of the Kalamazoo Room on the sec- Prof. Chri
ond floor of the League. Interview- 1-o
ing will be from 3 p. in. to 5 p. m.
EWT Monday, Tuesday, and Thurs- Prof. Palme
day. School of Musi
Positions open to all unaffiliated turned from N
coeds are general chairman, assist- attended the Ne
ant chairman, war activities awards vention of the
chairman, scholarship awards chair- Organists. Prof
man, and chairmen of publicity, dec- ticipated in a
orations, tickets, and patrons. music.
FIRST CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH
S-at Iand William Streets
Minister: Rev. Leonard A. Parr, D.D.
Director of Student Work: Rev. H. L. Pickerill
Assistant Director: Miss Bobbie Simonton
Choir Director: Leonard V. Meretta
Organist: Howard R. Chase
9:30 A.M.: Church School. Junior and Inter-
10:30 A.M.: Primary and Kindergarten depts.
10:45 A.M.: Public worship. Dr. Parr will preach
a memorial sermon on "The Rememberers."
4:30 P.M.: The Congregational-Disciples Stu-
dent Guild will meet at the Guild House, 438
Maynard St. for an outside meeting at River-
side Park. The program of the evening will
be a sharing of "Old Favorites." Closing
Vespers by Shirley King. If the weather is
unfavorable the meeting will be at the
Church at 5:00 o'clock.
p, sponsored by the
Cannon Post Number
erican Legion, will be
0 to midnight EWT
id his orchestra, fea-
r Cris Story will play
Story, who has played
nton, Tommy Dorsey,
utton, will be featured
ie" and "Two O'Clock
band features Count
nents. Gloria Brown,
udent, will be the vo-
!r Christian of the
c faculty recently re-
New York where he
ew York regional con-
American Guild of
f Christian also par-
Festival of Church
Baptist Panel To Meet ...
Ernest M. Ligon's book "The Psy-
chology of Christian Personality" will
be the subject of a panel discussion
to be led by the Rev. Chester Loucks
at 5':30 EWT tomorrow at the Bap-
Other people on the panel will be
Barbara Storgaard, Anne van Lee-
uwen, Bill Umbach, Clotyde Read,
Charles Riggs, Rosalie Reese, and
Ligon, a clinical psychologist at
Union College, Schenectady, New
York, believes that eight character
traits constitute Christian personal-
ity. The panel members will attempt
to apply Ligon's character traits to
their own personalities, to the com-
munity and to social issues of the day.
11:30-Farm & Home Hour.
1:15-U. of M.
1:45-Phil. Hanna & Harry
2:55-Baseball (Det. a
6:55-Flashes from Life.
7:25-Band of the Week.
8:15-Put & Take It.
8:30-Your American Mu-
UNTIL MAY 30th:
BURR PATTERSON & AULD CO#
FRATERNITY JEWELERS AT MICHIGAN
will be open
from 1 P.M. to 5:30 P.M. Only
1209 South University Ruth Ann Oakes. Mgr.
Group T o l0( ienic .
The Congregational-Disciples stu -
dent- group will hold its first outdoor
meeting of the season tomorrow with
volley ball and a picnic supper in
Riverside Park planned.-,
Following the supper will be an
"Old Favorites" program. Members
will read favorite poems and sing
favorite songs. The vesper service will
be led by Shirley King.
* * *
Baptist Guild Plans Hike
The Baptist Roger Williams Guild
will meet at 8:30 p. m. EWT for a
hike and weiner roast along the
Huron River today.
* * *
Pastor To Review Book
Reinhold Niepuhr's book, "Children
of Darkness and of Light" will be re-
viewed by the Rev. Edward H. Red-
man at 11 a. m. EWT tomorrow at
the Unitarian Church.
Redman will attack Niepuhr's
premises that modern liberalism is
too "polyanna-ish' 'and that our dem-
ocracy is not sufficiently realistic.
Gopal Tripatti, an Indian student
and a member of the Unitarian Guild
will speak on "India's Problems" at
7:30 EWT at the Unitarian Church.
11, Injures 52
EDGEWOOD ARSENAL, Md., May
25--(P)-A terrific explosion that
wrecked two buildings caused the
deaths of 11 persons and injuries to
52 who were engaged in assembling
and loading two-pound igniter hand
grenades at the army's chemical war-
fare service headquarters today.
Nurses Rush to Seene
Eighteen of the injured were hos-
pitalized and three were in crititcal
condition under treatment of post
medical authorities and volunteer
civilian nurses who heard of the,
disaster and rushed to the scene to
aid. Thirty-four were treated and
returned to duty.
Maj. John D. McPherson, chief of
the Edgewood arsenal production di-
vision, said that about 135 workers
were engaged in the two structures i
preparing the so-called "balls of
flame" that serve as igniters for in-
cendiary gas tanks now being jetti-
soned from bombers on Japanese tar-
'Great Bll (if Flame'
McPherson said that he was about
a quarter of a mile from the build-I
ings around 3:20 p. m. EWT when he
"heard a terrific explosion and saw a
great ball of flame shoot into the air,
followed immediately by a pillar of
The officer said that he got to the
scene in about five minutes and that
"many persons already were trying to
rescue those trapped. Five post fire
companies under Capt. Clyde E.j
Woodman arrived promptly and be-
gan pouring water into the struc-
ALP-IA PHI O MEGA
TUESDAY, MAY 29th 9.00-12s00 P.
Michigan Union Bill Layton's Orchestra
(Services donated free of charge)'
IN ANN ARBOR
Series of Study Classes:
Every Thursday night, at 8:00 in the Michigan
League. Conducted by S. H. Wylie.
The public is cordially invited.
ST. ANDREWS EPISCOPAL CHURCH
Division at Catherine
The Rev. Henry Lewis, D.D., Rect~or
The Rev. A. Shrady Hill, Curate,
8:00 A.M.: Holy Communion.
11:00 A.M.: Morning Prayer and Sermon and,
Junior Church Awards.
11:00 A.M.: Nursery and Kindergarten, Tatlock
6:00 P.M.: H-Square Club meeting at Fyfe
residence, 227 Wildwood Ave.
6:00 P.M.: Canterbury Club Supper and Meet-
ing, Student Center (408 Lawrence).
During the Week:
Tuesday, 10:00 A.M.: Holy Communion, War
Wednesday, 7:15 A.M.: Holy Communion (fol-
lowed by breakfast at Student Center. Reser-
Friday, 4:00-6:00 P.M.: Open House, Student
LUTHERAN STUDENT ASSOCIATION
sponsored jointly by
Zion and Trinity Lutheran Churches
Zion Lutheran Church-
East Washington at S. Fifth Ave.
(All time stated here is EWT)
10:30 A.M.: Worship Service and Holy Comun-
nion. Sermon by Robert Eibling, Vicar.
Trinity Lutheran Church-
East William at South Fifth Ave.
10:30 A.M.: Worship Service and Holy Com-
reunion. Sermon by Rev. Henry O. Yoder,
Lutheran Student Association-
309 East Washington St.
4:00 P.M.: Outdoor Meeting - Meet at the
FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH
1432 Washtenaw Ave.
William P. Lemon, D. D. James Van Pernis,
Frieda Op't Holt Vogan, Organist and Di-
rector of Music.
E. Gertrude Campbell, Director of Religious
9:30 A.M.: Church School Intermediate, Senior
and Adult departments.
10:20 A.M.: Junior department.
10:45 A.M.: Nursery, Beginner and Primary de-
10:45 A.M.: Morning Worship. Memorial Day
sermon by the Reverend Fred Cowin.
Topic: "Uprighteous Forgetfulness."
5:00 P.M.: Westminster Guild talk on the Bible
by Mr. Van Pernis. Topic: "The World into
Which the New Testament Came."
FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH
512 East Huron
Rev. C. H. Loucks, Minister and Student
Ruth McMaster, Associate Student Counselor
Roger Williams Guild House, 502 East Huron
Saturday, May 26-
7 :10: Choir rehearsal in the Church.
8:30: Hike and weiner roast. Meet at the
Sunday, May 27-
10:00 A.M.: Study class, "Sources of Power"
11:00 A.M.: Morning worship, "Have Faith in
5:30 P.M.: Panel discussion on "Christian Per-
sonality" based on Ernest M. Ligon's eight
6:30 P.M.: Cost supper.
FIRST METHODIST CHURCH
120 South State
"Ministers: Dr. James Brett Kenna
Rev. Ralph Gordon Dunlop
Music: Hardin Van Deursen, Director
Mary McCall Stubbins, Organist
9:30 A.M.: Student class, Wesley Foundation
10:40 A.M.: Church School for children - Nurs-
ery through the sixth grade.
10:40 A.M.: Worship service. Dr. Kenna's ser-
mon topic is "Remembering Our Dead,"
5:00 P.M.: Wesleyan Guild for college-age
young people. Prof. Harold M. Dorr will speak
on "World Relations."
7:30 P.M.: Young Married People's Discussion
(All time are Eastern War Time)
FIRST CHURCH OF CHRIST, SCIENTIST
409 S. Division St.
May 27: Soul and Body.
10:30 A.M.: Lesson sermon.
11:45 A.M.: Sunday School.
8:00 P. M. Wednesday evening testimonial
This church maintains a free Reading Room
at 706 Wolverine Bldg., Washington at Fourth
which is open daily except Sundays and holi-
days from 11:30 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. Here the Bible
and Christian Science literature including all of
Mrs. Mary Baker Eddy's works may be read,
borrowed or purchased.
(Gontinued from Page 2)
New Testament Came". Supper will
The First Unitarian Church: State
and Huron Street. Edward H. Red-
man, Minister; Miss Janet Wilson,
Organist; Mrs. Claude Winder, Chu-
rch School Supt. 9 CWT, Unitarian-
Friends Church School, Adults Study
Group. Prof. Clark Trow: "Effects of
the War upon Children". 10 CWT,
Service of Worship. Rev. Edward H.
Redman preaching on Reinhold Nie-
buhr's "Children of Light and Chil-
dren of Darkness". Unitarian AUY
('Imn" f R(I WT' Unfnin t, I
GRACE BIBLE FELLOWSHIP
Masonic Temple, 327 South Fourth Ave.
Harold J. DeVries, Pastor
10:00 A.M.: University Bible Class. Ted Groes-
11:00 A.M.: Gideon Rally.
UNIVERSITY LUTHERAN CHAPEL
AN S TIIENT CENTER