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January 21, 1945 - Image 2

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SUNDAY, JAN. 21, 1945

STATE DEPARTMENT SPEAKER:
Preuss Will Discuss Roots,
Branches of Dumbarton Oaks'

Dr. Lawrence Preuss who is on
leave from the Department of Politi-
cal Science here and is now with the
Department of State in Washington,
will speak on "Roots and Branches
of Dumbarton Oaks" at 8 p. m. Wed-
nesday, in the Rackham Lecture
Hall.'
The lecture by Dr. Preuss will be
co-sponsored by the Post-War Coun-

citizens, can participate in the work
of forming a post-war organization.
A graduate of the University of
Michigan, Dr. Preuss received his1
doctor's degree here. He became a
member of the faculty in 1929. In
the summer of 1942 he secured a
leave from the Department of Poli-
tical Science, where he is an asso-
ciate professor, to take his post in
the Department of State.
Heads State Division
Dr. Preuss is in charge of the Sec-
tion of International Law in the
Division of International Organiza-
tion Affairs in the State Department.
During the period between Novem-
ber, 1943, and May, 1944, he acted as
advisor to the United Nations War
Crimes Commission in London.
Prof. Everett S. Brown, chairman
of the Political Science Department,
will introduce Dr. Preuss Wednesday
evening. Mayor Leigh J. Young
will give a brief talk. War bonds
and stamps wiil oe sold at the door.
No admission will be charged.
A petition urging that the Amer-
ican people back up an international
organization and asking that the
government do all it can in the for-
mation of a peace organ will be
available for signatures after the
lecture. It will be circulated on the
authorization of the Post-War Coun-
cil and the League of Women Vot-
ers.

State Counties
Protest Finance
Of Vet Affairs
Government Wants
Help, Hershey Says
BIG RAPIDS, Jan. 20.-(IP)---Clari-
fying a situation reported to be de-
veloping from protest of many Mich-
igan counties that they were unable
or unwilling to finance councils of
veterans' affairs as now arranged
under state administration, Gen.
Lewis B. Hershey, director of selec-
tive service, has advised Rep. Roy O.
Woodruff that while the federal gov-
ernment retained direction and re-
sponsibility for rendering aid to the
veterans, it was seeking the fullest
cooperation from state agencies in
meeting this obligation.
This information was disclosed to-
day by Arthur E. Anderson, editor of
the Big Rapids Pioneer, who had
previously written Woodruff as to the
attitude of several county councils.
In his letter to Rep. Woodruff,
Gen. Hershey said: "Under the selec-
tive training and service act of 1940
the director of selective service, has
the responsibility of rendering aid in
obtaining employment or re-employ-
ment in his old job for every veteran
who qualifies under provisions of the
act...
"Under direction of Gen. Leroy
Pearson, state director of selective
service in Michigan, a state program
of veterans' assistance is being or-
ganized through all local boards."

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DRK. HENmRY1 P4IT N EY
VANDUSEN
* World Traveler and Lecturer
E Author of For the Healing of the Nations
* Member of National Council on Religion in
Higher Education
* Newly elected President of Union Theological
Seminary.
* Long time friend and sponsor of the World
Student Service Fund
Will speak on:
"Student Leadership
and the Post-War
World"
MONDAY, January 22, 1945 - 8:00 P.M.
LYDIA MENDELSSOHN'THEATRE
Sponsored by the Student Religions Association

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