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j E T - P R o P E L L E 0 F I C H T E R .P L A N E-The Bell P-59 (above) is the first of the USAAF jet-propelled fighter planes. This
narticular shin set down at the Great Falls. Mont.. Army air base for cold weather testing operations.
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Michigan Cities
Bid for State
Financial HepE
Approach Legislature
For Revenue Relief
By The Associated Press
LANSING, Feb. 7 - Financially
pressed Michigan cities moved on two
fronts today to obtain relief from the
Legislature, and legislative leaders
said the would undertake formal con-
sideration of the cities' problems next
Fight For Workable Plan
A group of mayors and city man-
agers called for an expression of pol-
icy from Governor Kelly on the sub-
ject of diverting state funds to local
government, or opening new revenue
sources to the local units. The group
promises to help him fight for adop-
tion of a "workable" plan.
Another group asked legislative
financial and tax committee leaders
when some action could be expected'
on their problems, and was told that
the House and Senate Taxation Com-
mittees would meet jointly Monday
night to make some start on a reliev-
ing program, the nature of which he
said it is impossible now to predict.
Milliken Addresses Welsh
"It is my idea," said Senator James
T. Milliken, Traverse City Republican
Chairman of the Senate Taxation
Committee, "That we should decide
right at the start whether we want to
give the cities any money. Then we
can decide how much, and how it is
to be accomplished."
Milliken addressed the remarks to
Mayor George W. Welsh of Grand
Rapids, who has been leading a fight
for diversion of state sales tax sur-
pluses to the cities.
Welsh was not among the mayors
and city managers forming the dele-
gation to demand a statement of Gov-
ernor Kelly.
Paricutin Films
Will Be Shown
Dr. Hartweg Will Tell
Volcano's Story Today
Films of Paricutin, the volcano that
erupted in a Mexican field, will be
shown at 8 p. m. today in the Rack-
ham Amphitheatre under the spon-
sorship of Phi Sigma, honor society
of biological sciences.,
Dr. Norman E. Hartweg, who ac-
companied the expedition filming the
baby volcano, will give a narrative
description of the color films. Dr.
Hartweg, a member of the zoology de-
partment and Assistant Curator of
Reptiles and Amphibians in the Uni-
versity's Museum of Zoology, flew in
the plane from which many of the
shots weretaken.
In all, 17 trips were taken over the
volcano which first erupted in Feb-
ruary, 1942. The films show develop-
ment of the volcano, located in the
Mexican volcanic belt, up to 1944.
The program is open to the public.
Scott, Trow Will
Talk Before MYDA
Walter E: Scott, commander of the
Detroit American Legion, and Wil-
liam Clark Trow, professor of educa-
tional psychology of the School of
Education, will be the speakersat the
second meeting on Post-war Con-
scription under the auspices of the
Michigan Youth for Democratic Ac-
tion at 8:15 p. m. Monday at the

Sokatch Says Plans for Glee
Club Are Being Formulated

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Extensive plans are being formu-
lated for the Varsity Glee Club, Dick
Sokatch, manager and student direc-
tor said yesterday.
Esta .ished on Campus
Commenting on the recent sere-
nadin :;of State Street House, Mar-
tha Cook, Betsy Barbour, Phi Beta
Phi, and Delta Delta Delta, Sokatch
said, "After our first serenade, I be-
Professors To
Discuss Role
Of Switzerland
The role of Switzerland in the war
will be the discussion topic of the
International Center program, to be
held at 7:30 p.m. Sunday.
Prof. Charles Koella, of the French
department, will lecture on "The
Whole of Switzerland in This War,"
discussing the difficult position of a
neutral. Swiss by birth, Prof. Koella
is a graduate of the University of
Lousanne, on Lake Geneva. He has
traveled extensively throughout Eur-
A tutor to Prince Cantacuzino of
Romania for two years, Prof. Koella
subsequently taught at the Lycee
Francais in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
He then acted as Secretary for the
Swiss Consulate in New York for four
During the first World War, Prof.
Koella was correspondent on Ameri-

lieve the Glee Club is fully estab-
lished in campus activities. The
opinion was shared, I am sure, by
the women we serenaded." He at-
tributed the success of this venture
to the president Leonard Wheaton.
Prepare for Broadcast
"There are a number of things on
the fire," he continued, "for next
semester." Dr. David Mattern, the
director, is preparing the Club for a
broadcast over WJR, but no definite
date has been set. Also on agenda is
a Union Dance honoring the Club.
There will be a membership drive
to begin the semester, with probable,
if unusual, serenading of men's dorms
in search of prospective members.F
Sokatch added, "For campus ac-
tivities and traditions look to the
Varsity Glee Club in coming months."
Flood, Wind (lose
West Coast Plants
SEATTLE, Feb. 7 - (/P) - Rising
waters forced the closing of two Beth-
lehem Steel Company plants and a
lumber mill here today as heavy rain
and winds as high as 80 miles an
hour swept the Pacific northwest
coast from Astoria, Ore., to the Straits
can politics for the "Journal de
Geneva." He has assisted the train-
ing programs of the ASTP ancd thc
CATS, since joining the University
faculty, with a series of lectures
Prof. Koella is also in charge of Lc
Cercle Francais and the French play.

OUTLOOK -- P. W. Litch-
field (above), board chairman of
Goodyear and a U. S. represen-
tative at the London rubber con-
ference, says maintenance of our
synthetic facilities would protect
the nation's supply against any
future aggressors.

N E W S T Y L E L I C H T N I N C-- Lockheed Lightning P-38Ls, latest model of the twin-boom
fighter with added refinements, await delivery to the Allied fighting fronts.




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11, in Hill Auditorium. A limited
number of tickets will continue on
sale until noon Saturday, at the
offices of the University Musical So-
ciety in Burton Memorial Tower; and1
after 2 o'clock Sunday afternoon in
the Hill Auditoriui box office.
Events Today'
The International Center Camera
Club will meet this afternoon at 5:15
in the International Center. All ad-
vanced photographers are invited to
join. The meeting will include a
talk on photographic composition.
Tea at the International Center,
every Thursday, 4-5:30 p. m. Faculty,
foreign students, and their American
I friends are cordially invited.
Geometry Seminar: At 4:15 in
Room 3001 Angell Hall. Mr. Williams
will speak on "Four-Dimensional
Geometry." Tea at 4.
Dance Program: An informal dance
program will be presented by students
in the women's physical education
dance classes at 4:30 p. m., Barbour
Gymnasium. All those interested are
invited to attend.
Alpha Phi Omega service fraternity
will hold its final meeting of the
semester in the Michigan Union at
7:30 p. m. All members are request-
ed to be present at this meeting.
The Regular Thursday Evening
Record Concert will be held in the
Men's Lounge of the Rackham Build-
ing at 7:45 p. m. The program will
include Waltzes (No. 1-6) by Chopin;

are on sale daily at the theatre box
office, phone 6300.
Post-War Council: There will be a
business meeting Friday at 4:00 at
the Michigan Union. There will be
a discussion of plans for next seme-
ster and an election of officers.
The Geological Journal Club meets
in Room 4065, N. S. Bldg., on Friday,
Feb. 9 at 12:15 p. m. Program: A. J.
Eardley, "The Paleozoic Cordilleran
geosyncline and related orogeny." All
interested are cordially invited to at-
Postwar Council: There will be a
business meeting on Friday at 4:00 in
the Union. It is important that all
members be present as election of
officers will be held.
A Carnival sponsored by the World
Student Service Fund will be held at
7:30 p. m. Friday in Waterman Gym.
There Will be Sabbath Eve Ser-
vices at Hillel Foundation on Friday,
Feb. 9, at 7:45 p. m. Following ser-
vices there will be a fireside discus-
sion on "The Dilemma of the Paci-
fist," led by Professor William Frank-
ena, of the Philosophy Department.
After the Fireside Discussion there
will be a social hour and refresh-
ments will be served.
The first group of student written
plays to be presented this year by the
Department of English in collabora-
tion with the Department of Speech
will be given Monday evening, Feb.
12, at 8 o'clock in the auditorium of
the University High School. All in-


S K I P A T R 0 L-At the top of a ridge somewhere in Germany the leader of a ski patrol of the U. S. Ninth
Army makes a turn to head the group over the deep snow back toward their base.



W. Sharp, 96, (above), of Warsaw,
Ind., National Commander of the
Grand Army of the Republic, is a
patient at McDonald Hospital,
'U' Curator To Lead


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