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February 13, 1946 - Image 6

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ES1~AY, FEBRuARY 13, 194~

WIDOW ARRIVES-Mrs. Kathleen Ramsey, widow of Capt. John
Ramsey of Wilmette, Illinois, holds her two children, Janet, three, and
John Charles, one, after debarking from liner Queen Mary in New
York. She is en route to her dead husband's home town.

For SmokersI
Wearing Spees
Urging wearers of eye glasses
with plastic frames to use pre-
caution when lighting cigarets,
Dr. Emory W. Sink, ophthalmolo-
gist at Health Service, explained
that the so-called tortoise shell
rims really have zylonite, a highly
inflamable substance, as their
A short time ago, the physician
said, a woman's glasses caught
fire when she was attempting to
light a cigaret. The flame jumped
to her clothing, producing severe
burns which resulted in her death.
"Under ordinary conditions of
lighting a cigaret with the glasses
well on the face, there seems little
danger, but if for some reason,
such as the slipping of the glasses
or holding the match too close to
the frame, a rapidly burning flame
with explosive sparks may follow"
he pointed out.
Dr. Sink feels that it would be
desirable to use a non-inflamma-
tory base for the making of
frames. However, he is not at-
tempting to discourage the wear-
ing of plastic frames, but only to
offer a warning to careless
Airport ...
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sort cannot be done in campus lab-
oratories. They will involve the con-
struction of equipment used on actual
airport jobs. Prof. Housel hopes to
obtain such equipment from Army
and Navy surpluses, so that students
will have an opportunity to become
familiar with the maintenance and
operation of the equipment actually
used on construction projects.
Highways And Transport
Prof. Roger L. Morrison of the
Highway Engineering and Transport
Division of the Department of Civil
.Engineering said that his division is
now considering a course in air
transportation. If such a course is
established, operations at the air-
port would be a valuable source of in-
formation for the students taking the
The Department of Mechanical Efl-
gineering looks forward to making use
of the airport in connection with au-
tomobile road tests, Prof. Ransom S.
Hawley, chairman of the Department
of Mechanical Engineering, said. He
hopes to have a modern test cell on
tle field for experimental work on
aircraft engines.
OtherSchools Interested
Other schools of the University are
interested in the airport too. "It
might well serve as a laboratory for
business administration students as
well as engineers," Dr. Herbert F. Tag-
gert, of the Schoo! o Business Ad-
ministration, commented. "With the
cooperation of the airlines, students,
especially advanced ones, could do re-
search work in the fields of manage-
ment, accounting and public rela-
tions." He explained that there is a
definite demand from returning air
corps veterans for experience in the
business aspects of operating air-
planes or airports.
According to Dean Samuel T. Dana,
the School of Forestry and con-
servation, in cooperation with the
Department of Aeronautical Engi-
neering, would use planes to photo-
graph forest areas. These photo-
graphs would be used to study land
uses and classifications, to identify
forest types and to estimate amounts
of timber on the ground. This method
of timber estimation is a' new devel-
opment which shows great promise,
Dean Dana said.

G E N E R AL H N0 R E D-Ma.Gen. William J. (Wild
Bill) Donovan (right), former director of the Office of Strategic
Services, receives the papal decoration of the Order of St. Syl-
venter from Cardinal-designate Francis J. Spellman at New York.
General Donovan was honored for his "outstanding work for,
humanity." Note portrait of Pope Pius XII in background.'

A V 0 C A D 0 G I R L-Miss Norma Crieger plucks a few
avocados in a grove in California, her native state.



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freshmen and who did not fulfill the
requirements are requested to do so
this term.
These lectures are not required of
The lectures will be given in Room
25, Angell Hall at 5.:00 p.m. and re-
peated at 7:30 p.m. as per the fdllow-
ing schedule.-
1. Monday, March 4
2. Tesday, March 5
3. Wednesday, March 6
4. Thursday, March 7
5. Monday, March 11
6. Tuesday, March 12
7. Wednesday, March 13
8. Thursday,'March 14
Please note that attendance is re-
quired and roll will be taken.
Choral Union Concert, A r t ui r
Schnabel, piaanist, will give the ninth
concert in the Choral Union Series,
this evening at 8:30, in Hill Audito-
rium. His program will consist of
piano compositions by Bach, Mozart,
Beethoven, and Schubert.
Events Today
Varsity Glee Club:
Rehearsal tonight for Hill Audito-
rium concert at 7:00 p.m. sharp. Will
close at 8:30.p.m. for Schnabel Con-
cert. Call 2-3639 if you- cannot be
The U nivcr"ity BIroadcasting ser v -
ice and the School of Music present
another program in the series
"Epochs In Music" today at 2:00 p.m.
to 2:30 p.m. over station WKAR
(870). The works of Joseplh Haydn
(conclusion): a) Trio No. 1 fdr Piano,
Violin an~d Cello; b) "Eiiiperor-Quar-

tet" for two Violins, Viola and Cello.
Prof. Maud Okkelberg (Piano); Prof.
WassIy Besekirsky and Mr. Loren
Cady (Violin); Mr. Milton Weber
(Viola) ; Prof. Hanns Pick (Cello).
Comments by Mr. Theodore Heger.
Complete program under the direc-,
tion and supervision of Prof. Hanns
Phi Sigma Society is sponsoring a
alk t j be given by Dr. Lewis B. Kel-
lum, Director of the Museum of Pa-
leontology, at 8:15 Thursday eve-
ning, Feb. 14, in Rackham Amphi-
theatre. Dr. Kellum will show col-
ored slides and movies of his explora-
tions for oil sources in the Alaska
Peninsula as a part of the government
war program. The meeting, which is
open to the public, will be preceded
by a closed business meeting of Phi
Sigma, at 7:30, which all members
are asked to attend.
VetLrans' Wives' Club will meet
Monday, Feb. 18, at 7:30 p.m. in the
League. There will be a short busi-
ness meeting, followed by a social
hour. All wives of veterans on the
campus are invited.I
Michigan Chapter, A.A.U.1'. meets
Thursday evening, Feb. 14, for a dis-
cussion of application of democratic
leadership in University affairs. Prof.
Norman F. Maier will present "What
Psychology Has To Contribute On
The Subject." Join Union Cafeteria
line at 6:15 and take trays to the
lunchroom of t Ihe Faculty Club.
Tea at the intcrniational Center:
The weekly informal teas at the In-
ternational Center on Thursdays,
from 4:00 to 5:30 p.m. are open to
all fcreign students and their Ameri-
can friends.

A' P T R E E T 'P AT R 0 L - A member of the 720th military police battalion, Pfc. Edward
M. White, Bronx, N. Y., patrols a street near Nakona, Japan, a suburb of Tokyo.(

B1LON D E -- Frances Lang '.
ford, singer and movie actress,.
was named their "bamboo blonde"
byGi's on Pacific Island bases'

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S I NG E®R A N D F R ItEND.Lauritz Melchior, Metro-
politan tenor, accompanies himself at the piano under the critical
eye of Jimmy Durante. his accomplice in a motion picture.

Washington, D.C., Junior Chamber of Commerce stage a tea party
at the Potomac wharves in support of District of Columbia suf-
frage legislation pending in congress. Left to right in the Indian
garb are Douglas H. Timmerman, R. Cary Nichols, Jr., andThomas
_W. Steele. all of Washington./

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