PHE MICHIGAN DAILY
THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 1, 1945
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Host to World
52 Nations Attend
Sitting at a table with groups from
51 nations, representatives of 26
American youth organizations are at-
tending the World Youth Conference
Among the representatives are sev-
eral American students who will re-
main in Europe after the close of the
Conference to serve as delegates to
the International Students Day ob-
servance Nov. 17 at Charles Univer-
sity in Prague.
A program to take place here
at the University on that day is being
arranged by the Student Organiza-
tion for International Cooperation.
Students day is observed in commem-
oration of the students who were
massacred in Prague during an up-
rising against the Nazi invaders.
The London conference, thefirst
such gathering of world youth in]
more than four years, is concerned
with youth's role in maintining
peace. On the agenda for discussion1
are problems of rehabiliation in war-
torn countries, and methods of as-
suring job security to peoples of all
The Conference, which convened
yesterday, will adjourn Nov. 6.
Meet Death In
BLISSFIELD, Mich. - Thirteen
German prisoners of war were killed
and eleven others injured when a
truck in which they were riding was
struck by a west bound New York
Central passenger train yesterday
afternoon a half mile east of Bliss-
The injured included nine prison-
ers, members of Rommel's Afrika
Korps prior to their capture, an
American soldier, who was acting as
guard, and Pasquel Martinez, a civil-
ian, who was driving the truck.
The prisoners had been working on
Martinez' farm and were being trans-
ported back to the prison camp at
Blissfield when the accident occurred.
Advanced degrees in linguistic sci-
ence are to be given at the University,
beginning this semester, the School
of Graduate Studies announced yes-
Resources of several language de-
partments will be coordinated by a
committee on linguistics, the mem-
bers of which will be appointed by
the executive board of the Horace H.
Rackham School of Graduate Stud-
This group will formulate pro-
grams of study in linguistic science.
The science of language in general,
rather than a selected language, will
'U' Students Attend
Approximately 125 foreign a n d
American students, the latter includ-
ing members of Wyvern society, at-
tended a traditional American Hal-
lowe'en party at the International
Center last night.
Jack-o-lanterns decorated t h e
rooms and entertainment included
pencil games, bobbing for apples and
group singing. Cider and doughnuts
Fall Term Officers
To Report on
Trip to Mexico
Spanish Club's First
Meeting Is Scheduled
Three students, sent by La Sociedad
Hispanica to the University of Mex-
ico last summer, will report on their
experiences there at the first meet-
ing of the campus Spanish Club which
is scheduled for sometime next week.
These students Bernice - Brett-
schneider, Lorna Fleming and Ann
Sugar were sent to Mexico on the
annual scholarships awarded to the
students who are the most active in
their work with the club.
In addition there will be an elec-
tion of officers, and discussion of
plans for the year, to include the
annual play, a series of lectures,
movies, and various social programs.
Prof. Mercado, director of La So-
ciedad Hispanica - urges all students
of Spanish to attend the first meet-
Ang of the club in order to be orien-
tated into its work.
LANSING, Oct. 31-(P)-Michigan
will celebrate Thanksgiving Novem-
ber 22, as provided under a 1945 leg-
islative act which has fixed the fourth
Thursday in November as Thanksgiv-
ing day permanently, Governor Kelly
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