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Recent Survey Reveals
Statistics on'U' Veterans

Required Language Study Is
Advocated by Prof. Pargment

The avetage veteran here is 24%
years old, has served 32 months int
the armed services and was overseas
26 months.
These facts were disclosed by a
statistical survey of the 2,093 veter-
ans at the University. The survey
was made for the Veterans' Service1
Bureau by the Statistical Service of
the Registrar's Office.
Seventy-one per cent of the 2,0561
male veterans served in the Army,
with 21 per cent in the Navy, and 3.5
per cent in the Marines. The remain-
ing 4.5 per cent were in the Coast
Guard, auxiliary services or with for-
eign' armies or navies.
Among the 37 women veterans, 51
per cent were in the Army, 27 per
cent in the Navy with therother 22 per
cent divided among the Marines,
Coast Guard and auxiliary services.
First lieutenants predominated
among the veterans who served in
the Army, with privates next most
numerous and privates first class
third in number. Among the former
Student Players
Are Wanted by
Civic Orchestra
Positions for a number of student
players are available in the Ann Arbor
Civic Orchestra, and students inter-
ested are invited to attend the next
The group, comprised of approxi-
mately 40 players, mainly city resi-
dents, is under the direction of Prof.
Joseph E. Maddy, professor of radio
music instruction. Rehearsals are
held Monday evenings 7:30 to 9:30
p.m., at the city high school, State
and Washington Sts.
Some enlargement of instrumenta-
tion is planned for the rest of the
season, and several public perform-
ances will be given. These include the
Civic Music Night, February 14, and
participation in the all-state Massed
Orchestra Festival at East Lansing,
April 7.-
Rehearsal date will be announced

Navy personnel, ordinary seamen top
the list by a wide margin, followed by
lieutenants, junior grade.
Among the Marine veterans, pri-
vates first class dominate the group.
The ex-Coast Guardsmen are the
same as the Navy men since most of
them served as ordinary seamen.
A surprising item disclosed by the
survey is that 305 veterans are paying
their own tuition.

Hi h li ts
On Campus

Record Concert Sunday
A record concert featuring the
music of Bach, Beethoven, and
Brahms will begin at 7:45 p.m. to-
morrow at Hilfel Foundation.
The concert has been planned by
the music committee, Rita Hyman,
Play Classes Resumed
The play and dance classes spon-
sored by the Department of Physical
Education for children between the
ages of three and ten will resume as
scheduled from 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m.
at Barbour Gymnasium.
House Presidents' Dinner
All ,fraternity house presidents are
urged to attend a House Presidents'
dinner at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday,
Jan. 9, at the, Zeta Psi Fraternity,
1443 Washtenaw. A regular business
meeting will follow.
Russian Club To Meet
Russky Kruzhok, Russian Circle,
will meet at 7:30 p.m. Monday at the
International Center.
Following a business meeting,
Shostakovitch recordings will be
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room intheir curricula for foreignf
A. Because their educators and
governments are of the opinion that
his study poessesses very high edu-
ational and practical values both for
he individual and the nation.
Q. What is the attitude of Amer-
ican leaders toward this all-impor-
tant subject?
A. Many prominent men and wom-
en, leaders in many walks of life,
have come to recognize the impor-
ance of giving high school and col-
ege students a real command of at
east one foreign language for prac-
ical, social and cultural reasons.
I have here many quotations from
statements made by some of them to
that effect. It would take much space
to publish them all in complete form.
Here are a few lines from some of
Wendell L. Willkie:
"The study of foreign lan-
guages has always been reward-
ing to the student, but today
more than ever before, we see
evidence of the very real and
practical benefits to be gained
by a knowledge ' of them."
Nicholas Murray Butler:
"The barrier of language has
long been one of the chief obsta-
cles to better international un-
derstanding and closer interna-
tional cooperation. That barrier
should be broken down as speed-
ily as may be possible."
G. F. Zook, President, American
Council on Education:
"It seems perfectly evident to
me that the passing of the isola-
tion of the United States will
quite naturally make it more and
more desirable for an increasing
proportion of our population to
become acquainted with one or
more foreign languages in the or-
dinary conduct of their voca-
tional interests."
Harry E. Fosdick:
"I should simply remark that
anyone who cannot see the im-
portance of foreign language
study in America now must be
stark blind to the realities of an
obvious situation."
Q. Are there, or will there soon
be, many opportunities for Ameri-
can graduates to use their knowl-
edge of foreign languages in di-
rect intercourse with foreigners?
A. Right now many American of-
fices of all kinds are in correspon-
dence with their foreign counter-
parts, thousands of young American
men and women are working side by
side with foreigners in a score of
countries, numerous American planes
are landing our citizens in the re-
motest corners of the globe. But this
is nothing as compared with what is
coming. This follows from the in-
evitable growth of international rela-
tionships in the post-war world.
Through improved means of trans-
portation and communications, the
world distances are shrinking very
fast. Countries only recently far
distant are fast becoming our neigh-
bors. Our relations with them, diplo-
matic, military, economic, social, and
intellectual will soon surpass any-
thing that we have ever experienced
or even imagined. For these relations
to be beneficial, we shall need experts
in many fields who can read, write,
understand and speak a language
other than English. We shall do well
also to bear in mind that the time is
nearly over when a foreign language
can be used only in a foreign country.
Soon there will be in this country, on
business or on visit, as many foreign-
ers as there ever were ;iW any Euro-
pean country. We shall want not
only to transact business with them,
but also to exchange ideas freely with
Let me quote from two prominent
American business men:

Juan Trippe, President, Pan Ameri-
can Airway System:
"After the war the new era of
expanded world trade in the new
Age of Flight will offer limitless
opportunities to American youth
for careers in business, in Gov-
ernment, in international trans-
port, both air and sea. Our young
men and women would be well-
advised to begin as soon as possi-
ble to acquire complete knowl-
edge of the foreign languages
which will be the "open sesame"
for them in whatever sphere
they choose for their own world

career-the new era that lies just
beyond the peace."
D. S. Jeilehart, President, Giace Line
"We are likely after this war to
face' a very keen international
competition in world markets.
To meet this competition more
effectively, it is essential that the
knowledge of foreign languages
shall become no less general in
the United States than it is in
the countries with which we will
have to compete:"
Q. Do you believe that foreign
languages should be made a com-
pulsory subject of study in college?
A. There is no question whatever
in ny mind that at least two years of
language should be made compulsory,
not only in college, but also in every
secondary school that has a compe-
tent teacher to teach them.
There are at least two good rea-
sons for this position: 1. Because
of the lack of esteem in which for-
eign languages have been held by
many American educators, most
American students do not realize
how valuable they really are to.
themselves and to their country;
2. Because the philosophy and
practice that prevail in our high
schools have favored painless edu-
cation, many students, who have
not acquired the habit of concen-
trated and sustained effort, avoid
foreign languages, a successful
study of which calls for both.

Penailillo Will
Give Lecture on.
Life iu Bo lith
Feature of Progyraii
Jorge Penailillo, undergraduate
civil engineering student, will discuss
his native country, Bolivia, at the
second Latin American Society lec-
ture at 8 p.m., Wednesday, in the
Rackham Amphitheatre.
Two sound moving pictures, "Bo-
livia" and "High Plains," will accom-
pany the lecture, presenting scenes
of modern life and ancient civiliza-
The program is part of a series of
lectures by South and Central Ameri-
can students about their native coun-
tries. There is no admission charge.
Penailillo will be introduced by Dr.
Malcolm Soule, chairman of the De-
partment of Bacteriology, who will
give personal impressions of Bolivia,
where he worked for some time.
USO 'Will tc, yll
On Part Time Basi's
Because of the reduced number of
servicemen on campus, the USO will
be open on a part-time basis, Mrs.
Vern Breitmayer, director, announced
The USO will be open from 1 p.m.
to midnight today, when the usual
informal record dance will be held,
and from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m. tomorrow.

Church News


Services. will begin at 10:45 a.m.
tc rmjor =row at the Piresbyterian Church.
Dr. W. P. Lemon will preach a ser-
mOn entitled "The Ever Is Now."
The Westminster Guild will meet
at 5 p.m. tomorrow for supper and a
discussion. Carlos Jaramillo will ad-
dress the group on the topic, "Good
Neighbors of the South."
Holy Communion will be held at
8 a.m. and morning prayer and ser-
mon at 11 a.m. tomorrow 'at St. An-
drews Episcopal Church. The Rev.
Henry Lewis is pastor of the Episco-
pal Church.
The Canterbury Club will hold a
supper-meeting at 6 p.m. tomorrow
in the student center. At 8 p.m.
members of the club will present an
Epithany Pageant in the church.
Mass will be held at 8, 10, and
11:30 a.m. tomorrow at St. Mary's
Student Chapel. Father John Brad-
ley and Father Frank McPhilips will
"Cass Timberlane" will be discuss-
ed by Dr. Edward Redman at services
beginning at 11 a.m. tomorrow in
the Unitarian Church.
The Unitarian student group will
meet at 7:30 tomorrow in Lane Hall
for a debate on the General Motors

Church where Dr. Leonard A. Parr
will preach a sermon, entitled "Mak-
ing the Morning."
The Congregational Disciples Guild
will meet at 5 p.m. tomorrow in the
Memorial Christian Church for their
annual New Year's Fellowship supper
and Communion service.
"The God of Everywhere," the first
sermon in a series on The Lord's
Prayer, is the title for Dr. James
Brett Kenna's message to be deliv-
ered at services beginning at 10:40
a.m. tomorrow in the Methodist
Preceding the services, the Wes-
leyan Guild will meet in the Wesley
Lounge for a student seminar. Dr.
Kenneth L. Jones will lead the group.
The Wesleyan Guild members will
also meet at 6 p.m. tomorrow in the
Guild lounge for supper, a discussion
and a social hour. Dr. Kenna will
address the group.
Refresher Dental Course
Will Be Started Monday
A refresher course in operative
dentistry will open Monday at the
Kellogg Foundation.
Professors Paul H. Jeserich and
Louis C. Schultz, chairmen of -the
operative dentistry department, will
conduct the course.


will begin at 10:45 a.m.
in the Congregational

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31 7 !V

Facu ty G oupceed herself on the Board of Direc-
tors of theMartha CookBuilding for
the term from Jan. 1, 1946 to Dec. 31,
The Regents also approved the re-
turn from military service of the fol-
KenIston, Del Toro, lowing faculty members:
Others Are Chosen Steve Remias, instructor in Epi-
demiology in the School of Public
Dean Hayward Keniston of the lit- Health, on military leave since
erary college has been elected chair- July 15, 1942.
man of the group on the literature of Dr. Karl Litzenberg, associate
the Spainish Renaissance and Golden professor in the Department of
Age of the National Federation of English of the College of literature,
Modern Language Teachers Asso- Science, and the Arts, effective De-
ciations. cember 5, 1945. Dr. Liezenberg en-
Prof. Julio Del Toro of the Spanish tered the United States Navy in
department was reelected vice-presi- 1943.
dent of the Federation. Prof. Warner Dr. Harlan Bloomer, associate pro-
F. Patterson of the French depart- fessor in the Department of Speech,
ment is on the Advisory Committee of the College of Literature, Science,
on French Literature of the sixteenth and the Arts, and the Speech Clinis,
century. effective January 1, 1946. Dr. Bloom-
Prof. Edward B. Ham of the French er served as Lieutenant in the United
department was elected chairman of States Naval Reserve since 1943.
the group in Medieval French Liter- E. Stevens Rice, assistant to the
ature and Linguistics, and Prof. An- dean of the Horace H. Rackham
toine J. Jobin, also of the French de- School of Graduate Studies, effective
partment, is a member of the Advis- January 1, 1946.
ory Committee on North American Dr. G. Howard Gowen, professorial
French Language and Literature. Lecturer in Epidemiology, School of
Public Health, effective December 1,
1945. He has been on military leave
DAILY OFFICIAL since July 9, 1942.
Dr. Emmet T. Hooper, assistant
BULLETIN curator of mammals in the Mu-
scum of Zoology, effective January
1, 1946. Dr. Hooper served in the
(Continued from Page 2) Army since August 1, 1943.
__________________________- Dr. Pierce Brodkorb, research
Theodore M. Newcomb, Department associate in the ornithology in the
of Sociology; Lawrence Preuss, De- Museum of Zoology, effective Jan-
partment of Political Science. uary 1, 1946. Dr. Brodkorb served
_______in the Army.
The Women's Research Club will Ford L. Lemler, in charge of visual
meet Monday, Jan. 7, at 8:00 p.m. in education in the University Extension
the West Lecture Room of the Rack- Service and lecturer in education in
ham Building. Dr. Marguerite Hall, the School of Education, effective
Associate Professor of Public Health December 10, 1945. Mr. Lemler spent
Statistics, will talk on the subject one year in the U. S. Office of Edu-
"Charts Can Tell a Story." cation and two years in the Navy.

$ .40 per 15-word insertion for
one or two days. (In-
crease of lOc for each
additional five words.)
$1.00 per 15-word insertion for
three or more days. (In-
crease of 25c for each
additional five words.)
Contract Rates on Request
SUE: Found your lighter at -the
Parrot. Call 4145, Room G21.
LOST: Gruen watch, black band on
Dec. 31 near State theater. Helen
Adelman, 4546. Reward.
LOST: Log Duplex slide rule on cam-
pus Thursday morning. Return to
416 Williams, West Quad. Reward.
LOST: Will the person who switched
black fur carriage boots, size 5, at
Waterman gym New Years Eve call
2-5685, Ext. 43 or 8373.

LOST: Wallet containing valuable
personal papers and money Tues-
day morning. Probably on E. Uni-
versity. Finder keep money, please
return wallet and papers. Phone
FOR SALE: Army officer's genuine
beaver overcoat, size 39-40.gPrac-
tically new. Call 2-1994 after 6:00
FOR SALE: Navy officer's Dress
Blues, size 41 and officer's visor
hat, size 7%. R. Beach, phone
WANTED: 1/2," 34" pipe, 1" tubing or
angles new or used, Vi. 1-0313, 1515
Springwells, Detroit.
WANTED: Sewing. Will make two
worn sheets into one good one. Also
do refitting of formals or date
dresses and any refitting except on
black material. Miss Livingston,
315 S. Division, 2nd floor front.
A SOCIAL necessity! Contract bridge
lessons. Reasonable rates. Call the
Kulbertson Kids. 9765, evenings.

Special 90c dinner at the UNI-
VERSITY GRILL. Cool, friendly
atmosphere for the busy student.

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4 11

The scholar who thinks
class after class thinks
good food. LEO PING'S
place to find it.

is the



Rest your weariness and satisfy
your hunger by eating regularly
at the OLD GERMAN. Steaks
and chops of all kinds. "Good food
is good health."

oking for a good place to eat.
hen you want a treat think of
[ETZGER'S and a tantalizing
nner of chicken-in-the-rough.
inner and beer at the SUGAR
OWL to usher in a big evening.
all 2-1414 now for reservations.
rench fried potatoes, buttered
oast - c50, or barbecued sand-
iches with French fried potatoes
-25c. Take out or eat here. 1319
Outh' University.





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