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THE MICHIGAN DAILYH y

DEC. 21, 1944

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A R M Y T 0 U C H D 0 W N R 0 M P - Standout football team of the year was Army, victor
over all opposition, including Navy. Here John Minor runs to a score against Notre Dame, beaten 59-1t.

P A Y O F F P L A Y A S C A R D S W O N S E R I E S--The Cardinals won the world baseball series in an all-St. Louis six-game
struggle with the Browns. Here Ray Sanders, Card first baseman, comes home in fourth inning rally that woi final game, 3-1.

Col. Young .*
(Continued from Page 1)
United States Milita'ry Academy at
West Point, the Class of 1918, and
served overseas with the Army of
Occupation in Germany upon the
termination of World War I. He has
served as an infantry officer in the
Philippines and as White House Aide
for part of the Coolidge and Hoover
administrations when he was at the
time assigned to the Army War Col-
lege in Washington, He holds a de-
gree of Doctor of Jurisprudence from
New York University and an honor-
ary degree of L. L. D. from the Uni-
versity of Miami. Prior to becoming
Commandant of the School, Col.
Young served as aide de camp to the
Commanding General of the Second
Corps and First Army at Governors
Island, N. Y., then as Assistant Pro-
fessor of Law at West Point and
later as Chief of Branch in the Mili-
tary Affairs Division of the Judge
Advocate General's Office. As an
indication of the growth of the School
under his leadership, at the time
the School was established there were
only two other officers on the staff
and faculty as compared to the pres-
ent staff and faculty of 36 officers,
most of whom are graduates of the
school.
JAG School Commended
During Col. Young's tour of duty
as Commandant of the Judge Advo-
cate General's School 1,501 officers
have been trained for duty with the
Judge Advocate General's Depart-
ment. Of that number 888 attended
officer training courses and 613 at-
tended officer candidate courses and
were commissioned second lieuten-
ants at the successful completion of
their training. During the past two
years the Judge Advocate General's
School has twice received commend-
ations from Majgr General William
L. Weible, GSC, Director of Military
Training, Army Service Forces. The
latest report commended the mili-
tary atmosphere of the School and
the manner in which the Command-
ant had organized the personnel,
facilities and material for effective
instruction. A similar commenda-
tion was recently received from the
Director of Military Training of the
Sixth Service Command.
"One of Finest"
In a prepared statement published
in. the 4rmy and.Navy Journal last
week, Gen. Cramer characterized the
School as "one of the finest service
and training schools in the Army. In
a spirit of keen competition they
(trainees) are given an intense train-
ing fi military law and related sub-
jects which qualifies them for the
varied legal assignments as officers
of the Judge Advocate General's De-
partment." In addition to the offi-
cer training and . officer candidate
courses maintained at the School, a
series of monthly courses in con-
tracts and readjustments were in-
stituted by the Army Service For-
ces under Col. Young's supervision
in May, 1944 for the purpose of train-
ing commissioned officers to act as
legal members of contract termina-
tion teams and equip them for work
in matters related to termination 'of
Government war contracts. In these
courses 406 officers from all branches
of the Army have received training.
The Seventh Contracts and Read-
justment . Class of 50 more officers
graduates Friday.
Wishing you a

Editor's Note: Contributions to this
cumnare welcoinand wthotecp
nigof the semester. iThesoldb
Michigan Daily, Student Publications
Building, 420 Maynard.
Captain CHARLES J. HONG, for-
mer staff member of the Medical
School, is now serving as a surgeon
Professorsof
Languages To
The fifty-ninth annual meeting of
the Modern Language Association of
America will be held at the Hotel
Pennsylvania, New York City, Dec.
27, 23 and 29.
Although primarily for members
in or near New York, four profes-
sors will attend from the Universit7.
Prof. Hayward Kenniston, Chairman
of the Department of Romance
Languages and Literatures, will qt-
tend as Vice President of the Asso-
ciation. Prof. Edward B. Ham will,
attend as Secretary of the Sectiona
on North American French Language

with a Y-Force Portable Surgical
Hospital in Western Yunnan, China.
Captain Hong, one of the many
Michigan alumni who are serving
with the American Army in China,
was graduated from the Medical
School in 1937 and from the Grad-
uate School two years later. A mem-
ber of the University Hospital Staff
while instructing here, Capt. Hong
belonged to Phi Sigma Honor Scien-
tific Society, Military Surgeon and
the VFW.
After 13 months in the States,
Capt. Hong arrived in India in Aug-
ist, 1943 and flew across the Hima-
layan "hump" to China where he was
assigned to Y-Force, the American
military mission which trained, equip-
ped and supplied the Chinese Expe-
ditionary Force for the Salween cam-j
paign aimed at clearing the way toj
the Burma Road supply route throughj
Western Yunnan.
Y-Force portable hospitals, such as
the one with which Capt. Hong is as-
signed, were sent with egch large at-
tacking unit and according to one
Y-Force officer, are credited with
saving the lives of more Chinese sol- ;
diers than ever before saved in any
of the campaigns in China's long
history.

SUCCUMBS - Death
claimed Judge Kenesaw Moun-
tain Landis (above), high com-
missioner of baseball for a gen-
eration. Pending naming of a
successor, Ford Frick, Will Har-
ridge and Leslie O'Connor were
chosen to administer the office.

D I V E A T F 0 R E S T H I L L S-Francisco Segura misses the ball and takes a dive in Forest
Hills tennis match with Bill Talbert, who later lost in men's finals to Sgt. Frank Parker.

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and Literature, and also as a mem- ROBERT F. GRAY, LESLIE II.
her of the Nominating Committee of GOLDSTEIN and GEORGE SIM-
the Medieval Section. Professor Ju- MONS were among 1023 midshipmen
lio del Toro will present a paper en- commissioned as Ensigns, USNR, in
titled "El immigraxte europeo on la ceremonies held last week in the
literatura argentina." Prof. Rene Cathedral of St. John the Divine,
Talamon plans to attend the meet- New York City.
ings on French literature.
Dr. Vincent A. Scanio, of the Do- Art-
partentof omace angage, .A former student at thie Univer-
partment of Romance La nguaw es, sity, ROBER'T Q. GREENE, radio op-
has been named Secretary of the ertrguer on aREEN4 raor
Section on Mediaeval and Renzais- erator-gunner on a B-24 Liberator
Sance Italian for 1945 - with the 15th AAF in Italy, has been
sacI_.inor ___ promoted to the grade of Technical
Sergeant.
CW riters Will Joi1 Since arriving overseas in August,
,- . T-Sgt. Greene has participated in 15
X4 F I iwoi Sicif ,ombat missions against enemy oil
refiwnries, rail installations, aircraft
Harry Overstreet and his wife, factories and other strategic targets
Bonaro, noted lecturers 'and writers, tahrou bout Europe. 11e holds the
will join the University Extension Air Medal "for meritorious achieve-
Service staff in Detroit, Oct. 1945 to 3 ment. . . . while participating in sus-
deliver ten-week lecture courses in tained operational activity against
adult education, it was announced the enemy.",
vetse v

M I L E R -. Arne Andrersson
(above) of Sweden set a new
world record of 4:01.6 for the
mile at Stockholm July 18. Gil
Dodds of Boston turned in a new
indoor record, making a one-
man race of the Bankers mile at
the Chicago Relays in 4.06.4,

Overstreet is a former member of
the (..ty College of New York faculty.
while his wife, author of cofis on
adult education, is PM's Sunday
poetess.
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FLOYD R. BUSSEY, a member ofj
Sigma - Chi while studying at the
University, is now an aviation cadet
at Boca Raton Army Air Field, Fla.,
technical school.
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( I S P 0 R T S I N F A R P L A C E S-Baseball, football and other typical American sports were
seen in remote corners of the world. Here bronzed GI's play volleyball at a New Guinea camp. w

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