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Army Geologists Are Necessary
To American World War Effort

ity to go into and understand ter-
rain studies and prepare them for
military use was a natural. No one
can interpret the terrain from aerial
photographs better than the geol-
One of the most important jobs
the Unit does is selecting possible
airfield sites. Such features as the
underground foundation, drainage,
gravel deposits for use in construc-
tion, how the soil behaves in wet
weather, etc., are considered.

Speech Group
Addressed by
GM Attorney
Contest Awards
Winners Reported
Stating that "the post-war era will
see the retiring of old and obsolete
things and probably people," in an
address to the 16th Annual Sigma
Rho Tau Tung Oil Banquet last night,
Daniel C. Wilkerson, General Motors
Corp. patent attorney and inventor,
cautioned against expecting too many
dazzling new things to replace them.
Inventions Adapted



Adaptations of the known in finer,
1 more useful and lower priced form
Return t China should be expected, he stated. Point-
Rling out that it "takes 40 years for a
Is Planned by einvention to becomepublic prop-
crty through use"and giving the
D r. A. Cooke propulsion plane as an example
(the German version, he said, is al-
"When I return to China I'd like most identical with a 30 year old
to take about ten of our medical grad-I patent). Wilkerson said that, "the
uates back with me," Dr. Alma Cooke post-war iivention world will be put-
of the University Health Service de-
clared.Lting to work adaptations of discov-
Invited in 1920 to take charge of eries made during the war."I
Linting N ital 950 mil p utho f The inventor revealed a little-pub-


GERMANS BEGIN TO CLEAN UP BERLIN WAR DAMAGES-German civilians, including women, man
shovels as work of cleaning up wide-spread damage to the city of Berlin gets under way. Romh-damaged
vehicles still line the streets. This view of Unter De r Linden in the heart of the capital.

s11g1,5111 , es sUI oeV1114 W U1V
C n o ain Is Peking, Dr. Cooke traveled to the
Orient to be the first doctor the hos-
* pital had had in three years.
T Iof nLt e D~l"Our main difficulty was gaining
the confidence of the patients who
"Primitive Pharmacy and Magic" were accustomed to the practices of
was the topic of a talk delivered by the Chinese herb doctors, men who
Dr. Harley H. Bartlett of the Botany had had no medical training," she
Department at an all-pharmacy con- said. "We do owe something to these
vocation and dinner held yesterday in 'herb doctors' because they have
the League. found some useful drugs such as
At the affair sponsored by the Pres-- ma huang, which we know as ephe-
cott Club, Dr. Bartlett related his drine, and rhubarb serving as a laxa-
experiences in the jungles of Suma- tive. However, their drugs are not
tra where he lived for some time purified, and it takes a tremendous
among the only so-called literate can- dosage to do any good.
nibals of today. "I had one patient with a tumor on
Dr. Howard B. Lewis, director of her arm that was so big she had to
the College of Pharmacy, awarded hold it up with the other arm. She
the Lehn and Fink medal to Jeanette told me that she had had it for 15
Drouillard, the senior with the high- years, and when I asked her why she
est scholastic standing. Two Rho hadn't come in sooner she replied
Chi prizes were awarded to Cecilia that she didn't know about the hospi-
Kuenzig and Joanne Worrill. tal.

licized survey of centers of inventingN
activity now under observation that
shows the north-east Mnpited States
and the west coast to concentrate in-
venting activity. "Before the war,"
he said, "the United States out-in-
vented the world three to one."
Contest Winners Announced
At the banquet, winers of the
national speaking contests held at
the national convention recently'were
announced. The local Alpha chapter
won the contests with first places in
every event. Winners, who were
awarded gavels as prizes were: Pro-
ject Speaking, Marvin Shafer; Hall
of Fame, Rudy Habermann; Racon-
teur, George Spaulding; Impromptu,
James Stelt; and Tall Story, William
Blakely. Officers-elect are President
Margaret B. Carroll, Vice-president
James Stelt, Home Secretary Rudy
Chinese Visitor
To Inspect Jail
Kwang Shee Chu, Inspector of
Police in Chungking, China, and
Capt. C. J. Scavarda of the Michigan
State Police, will visit Ann Arbor to-
day to inspect the Washtenaw Coun-
ty jail.
Inspector Chu is in this country to
study American law enforcement
methods. Capt. Scavarda is head of
the state police safety, traffic and
radio divisions.
The tour will begin at 9:30 a.m.
EWT 18:30 CWT).


Five Named To

Goonev Birds on Midway Add Probe Eire S 4t

To 'eneral Interest of Island

By 'lio Associated Press
MIDWAY ISLAND - This is the
place where birds dig holes in the
ground, bow gravely at visitors, lay
eggs in tree, and act generally like
the man who thought he was Na-
If you go in for bird life -- and it's
required on a Midway visit -- the
Gooney birds take top spot. Techni-
cally the Gooney is an Albatross.
They are black and white, about the
size of a goose and apparently share
the same I.Q.
Young Goonies s end their youth
just sitting around all over the
place waiting for a sort of thick
peach fuzz to drop from their
wings. The drop-off process, inci-
dentally, makes them look like bat-
tered seats in an old day coach.
When fall comes and the young
Goonies try for their take-offs a
very violent period ensues.
F.W. (Cable Station) Smith of
Palo Alto, Calif., came to Midway in
1931 and perhaps is the best Gooney
authority on the island.
First flight for a gooney comes a,.
a hazard to them," he related. "They
get off the ground after a long run-
ning start, fly up to about 20 feet
and get dizzy. When a young gooney
finds himself that far off the ground

the surprise apparently gets the bet-
ter of him and he gets panicky, so he
folds his wings and goes into a spin."
Casualties of a serious nature rarely
Quite often a na ure gooney
cemes in for a landing, hits tail
first and then skitters along end
cver end. TheV always act insulted
when this occurs, arise gravely and
bow to no one in particular.
The gooney dance, a set pattern of
nonsense which takes place whenever
a couple of gooneys feel in the mood
to cut a ancldunc, has fine enter-
I ainment valu6 for the men sta-
tioned here. It is rumored that two
sailors who have been on Midway for
a long time have the routine per-
fected and when bolstered by suffi-
cient quantities of malt brew, do the
dance for their pals.
"Them guys better watch out," a
sailor remarked darkly. "First; thing
they know they'll be growing feath-
Gooney dancing is done in
groups of two and three and fea-
tures a great clacking of beaks,
stretching of necks and plaintive
cries heavenward. Bowing, how-
ever, is required gooney etiquette
and is done any old time.

City Co un-il member appaved
the appointmcnt of a special com-
mittee to meet with University au-
thorities for discussion of action to
be taken in the fire protection suit
brought against the city and Board
of Regents by William A. Lucking.
Resulting from a request by Wil-
ham M. Laird. city attorney, the
committee includes Ald. Ben E. Pryer,
Mark M. Mayne, Bernard E. Harkins,
Mayor William E. Brown, jr., and
Laird. The group was also empow-
ered to offer recommendations to
14 I"I

10:30-Broadway Melodies.
10:40-Women Today.
10:45-Waltz Time.
11:05-Popular Vocalist.
11:15--Parson's Grist Mill.
11:30-Farm & Home Hour.
12:15-Milt Herth.
12:30-Trading Post.
12:45-Luncheon Melodies.
1:05-Hollywood Reporter.
1:15-Bing Crosby.
1:30-Lawrence Welk.
1:45-Ellen Mitchell-Al. &
Lee Reiser.
2:05-Bob Chester,
2:15-Johnny Green.

2:45--Baseball Brevities.
2:55-Baseball (St. Louis at
5:05-Campus Ballroom.
5:45-Sports Review. E
6:15-Albert Wallace.
6:30-Telephone Quiz.
6:45-Piano Interlude.
6:55--Flashes from Life.
7:15-Fireside Harmonies.
7:25-Band of the Week.
7:30-Evening Serenade.
8:05-Seventh War Loan.
8:10-Piano Interlude.
8:15-Put & Take It.
8:30-Concert Hall.

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summer session and boys for work
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Sorosis, 2-3279.
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room 342 Hinsdale, East Quad.
LOST: Gold locket with initials S.F.
Heirloom, sentimental value. Re-
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LOST: White brocade evening ba
with watch and coinpact initialed
ER.T. Call Ethel, 21347.
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(EDITOR'S NOTE: Contributions to
this colun should be addressed to the
Military Editor, Michigan Daily, 4?0 May-
nard Street.)
Lieutenant (j.g.) DON. L. NIXON,
son of Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Nixon of
416 South Main Street, is returning
to the United States for leave and
reassignment under the navy's rota-
tion program.
A University graduate of 1940,
Lt. Nixon is a member of Chi Phi
fraternity. He has completed 18
months of overseas service and
since January has been on duty
with the Pacirte wing of the Naval
Air Transport Service Command.
Among Great Lakes trainees re-
cently chosen to sing with the "Meet
Your Navy" choir was A/S EARL
MERRI1 T HOPPER, another Ann
Arbor resident and former University
recently assigned duties in China at

Headquarters, U. S. Forces, China
Theater, following a year of special
preparation in Chinese language,
history, geography and customs at
Cornell University.
Before entering the Army in
March, 1943, Pvt. Bradley was en-I
rolled in the School of Forestry of
the University.
The Air Medal has been awarded to
Second Lieutenant ROBERT L. WIL-
LOUGHBY for "meritorious achieve-
ment" while participating in bomb-
ing attacks upon military and indu-j
s trial installations in Germany ac-d
cording to an announcement -just
received from the Eighth Air Force<
in England.
Lt. Willoughby, pilot of a B-17
Flying Fortress, attended the Univer-
sity before entering the Air Force in
February. 1943.
former student, has been promoted

to the rank of Technical sergeant.
Sgt. Barone, a radio operator gun-
ner on a Flying Fortress,.has been
serving with the Fifteenth Air
Force in 'the Mediterranean Thea-
tre, and wears the Air Medal.
First Lieutenant GROVER W.
TRYTTEN of 1111 Forest Avenue has
completed one year of overseas ser-
vice with the Ninth Air Force.
A squadron ordnance officer in
the 410th Light Bombardment
Group in France, Lt. Trytten keeps
the A-20 Ilavocs flying and super-
vises the loading of bonbs. lie at-
tencded the University prior to his
enlistment in 1942,
On his 9011Ih combat sortie, J irst
Lieu enant DONALD F. McEM1BER,
a '43 graduate; led a formation of
P-47 Thunderbolts which heavily
damaged an ammunition dump and
lesser targets eight miles cast of Heil-
brenn, Germany.

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