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April 19, 1946 - Image 6

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T- -HE T I-C IiIG-AN 1 IL.


Adult Education
Group To Give
Lecture Series
Delegates Will Meet
At Rackham in May
Four series of Lectures, "The World
Today," "World Citizenship," "The
American Home" and "The Results of
Scientifie Discovery," will be given at
the 14t.h annua±l Adult Education Tn-
stilute, which will -he held May 14,
15, and 16 at lie Rackhain Building.
The Institute will be sponsored
jointly by the University Extension
Service and the state Federation of
Women's Clubs. It is attended by
delegates from women's clubs, PTA's,
church groups, and other Michigan
organizations interested in adult edu-
cation. This is the first time in four
years that the institute will be held in
Ann Arbor.
Opening ^talk at the Institute will
be given by Dr. Charles A. Fisher, di-
rector of the University Service. A
course in parliamentary law will be
given by Mrs. W. R. Alvord, past
president of the state Federation of
Women's Clubs. An attendance of
1,000 to 1,200 is expected for the In-
Crockett Will
Address Co-op
George C. Crockett, UAW educa-
tional director, will discuss the un-
ion's fight against racial inequality at
1:15 p.m. Friday at Muriel Lester Co-
operative House.
Third in a series of speakers spon-
sored by the I.C.C. educational com-
mittee, Mr. Crockett is noted for his
success in combating racial prejudice
in Detroit. The public is invited to
the meeting, where refreshments will
be served.
Buy Easter Seals!

Joint Conference To Diseiss
Imwoving of Adult Educa ion
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Improvement and extension of
educational opportunities for adults
will be considered at a joint confer-
ence of five national associations con-
cerned with adult education, to be
h6ld Tuesday, Wednesay and Thurs-
day at the Rackham E dtcationfil Me-
morial in Detroit.
Featured at the confetence will
be addresses at the Thursday af-
ternioon session by Gov Harry F.
Kelly and Eugene R. Elliot,. state
Superintendent of Public Instruc-
tion. Their topic will be "Michi-
gan's Experiment in Adult Educa-
The five organizations which arc
co-sponsoring the conference are the
American Association fo. Adult Eda-
cation, the Department oi Adult Edu-
Alumnus Has
100th Birthday
With memories extending through
the administration of twenty-four
presidents, Oscar Sprague, one of
Michigan's old alumni, celebrated
his 100th birthday recently at the
home of relatives in Bethlehem, Pa.
In a letter to the Alumni Associa-
tion, Sprague's grand-daughter, Mrs.
Grace Sprague Ungerleider, relates
how the centenarian has been spend-
ing the last two years of his life re-
tired from business, but still active
in his fruit and vegetable garden and
still a prominent figure in Bethlehem
community life.
A Law School graduate, class of
'69, Sprague has worked as farmer,
lawyer, railroad clerk and justice of
the peace. He has four living sons,
twenty-one grandchildren and twen-
ty-four great-grandchildren.

catirn of the National Education As-
sociation, the Adult Eaueation Board
c° the American Library Association,
the Educational Film Library Asso-;
c ation, and the National University]
1> tension Association.{
Members of the U i versity
extension staff' who will at-
tend the conference are Dr.
Charles A. Fisher, director. Dr. Fredl
G Stevenson, Albert K. Stevens of
the Workers' Education Service,.
Howard Y. McCluskey, consultantj
in adult education, Ford Lemer,
director of the Bureau of Visual
Education, Mrs. Bernice Lee, di-
rector of the Correspondence Study
Division, Miss Edith Thomas, head
of the Library Extension Service,
Miss Helen Gleason, director of the
Grand Rapids center of the Exten-
sion Service, Michael Church, di-+
rector of the Saginaw center, Dr.
Bonner Crawford, director of the
Flint center, and Everett J. Soots,
director of the Detroit center,
Mortimer J. Adler, Professor of the
Philosophy of Law at the University
of Chicago, will speak at the first
general session of the conference on
the subject, "The Scope of Adult
Education." Wednesday afternoon
Virgil Jordan, president of the Na-
tional Industrial Conference, New
York, will speak on "The Frame of
the Future Educational World."
The conference marks the first
time the five organizations have met
jointly. More than 200 adult educa-
tion autorities are expected to attend.
Dr. Neweonib
Dies at Home
Dr. William Wlmon Newcomb, Sr.,
honorary curator of lepidoptera in
the Museum of Zoology for 36 years,
died yesterday at his home at the age
of 77.
As honorary curator he contributed
insect specimens to the museum and
also provided funds for expeditions
and publications of the museum. The
insect library at the museum is
named the W. W. Newcomb Library
in his honor.
Dr. Newcomb practiced medicine
in Detroit after being graduated from
the Medical School in 1900 until his
retirement in 1917. He moved to Ann
Arbor in 1924 and resided. here at
1245 Ferdon Road. He is survived by
Mrs. Newcomb and two children.
No funeral arrangements have been
Meinecke Will Give
Cincinnati Lecture
Prof. Bruno Meinecke of the Latin
department will appear on the pro-
gram of the midwest Classical Asso-
ciation which is meeting in Cincin-
nati, 0., today and tomorrow.
He will present an illustrated lec-
ture on the "Permanent Aspects of
Greek and Roman Medicine" and a
lecture recital of jour of his own com-
positions, reminiscent of the Roman
I forum.

Davis To Speak
A t Lawyers' Club
Diii eraiher ni ~
Industrial Relations
To Be Subject of Talk
William H. Davis will deliver the
address at the eighteenth Founder's
Day Dinner of the Lawyers Club Fri-
day, April 26, Prof. Grover Grismore
announced yesterday.
Davis is a member of the New York
Biar and was the former head of the
Ntional Labor Relations Board, le
will speak on "Industriil Relations
After Conversion." Dean E. Blythe
Stason of the Law School will be the
The Founder's Day Dinner tradi-
tionally honors William W. Cook who
established the Lawyers Club and
whose contributions to the University
include the Law Quadrangle, the
Martha Cook Building, and the Wil-
liam W. Cook Lectureship on Ameri-
can Institutions.
The dinner will be attended by stu-
dents living in the Lawyers Club as
well as practicing Lawyers and Mich-
igan Federal and state judges who
are honorary members of the club.
Pro. raus T-o
Join OSU Staff
Prof. John D. Kraus, former re-
search associate on the physics facul-
ty and son of Dean-Emeritus Edward
H. Kraus of the literary college and
Mrs. Kraus, has been appointed to
the staff of the engineering college
at Ohio State University.
Inventor of several wartime engi-
neering devices, Prof. Kraus has been
engaged in research work at the Ra-
dio Research Laboratory at Harvard
Universit(y. His work there included
research on radio and radar counter-
measures and on antenna and direc-
tion -finding systems for the goveri -
Prof. Kraus received his bachelor's,
master's, and doctor's degrees at the

Foreign Film
Will Be Shown
"c iv i<=-l. ui- "' I ' iri w:F:i
fihni, will be 111wfl at 8:u0 ja. to-
day and tomorrow in the Lydia Men-
delssohn Theatre.
Starring Josiane, a 12 year old
French girl, the picture shows the
life of a child French refugee in
Switzerland. Josiane actually was
evacuated to Switzerland during the
The film, presented by the Art
Cinema League, has French-Swiss di-
alogue with English subtitles appe
ing on the screen.
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