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-THE MICHIGAN DAIt

'PAGE SIX TH2UUSDAY, OCTOBEI~ Si, 1940

Plans Made
For City-Wide
FEPC Drive
Antonevsky Chosen
Committee President
The campus-wide petition cam-
paign for state FEPC legislation will
be enlarged to cover all Ann Arbor,
it was decided at a meeting of the
FEPC Coordinating Committee last
night which elected George Anto-
nevsky of AVG, president.
Plans were made to circulate both
literature and petitions among the
registered voters of the town imme-
diately following state and congres-
sional elections Nov. 5 despite a le-
gal ruling which was previously con-
sidered a definite stumbling block
by a spokesman for the committee.
Former Stumbling Block
This ruling was that the circulator
of a petition be a registered voter in
the county in which he circulates the
petition and that all signatures
likewise be of registered voters.
Following the distribution of liter-
ature, door-to-door canvassers will
cover the city seeking signatures to
the petitions.
Students Can Help
Student members of the group rep-
resented on the Coordinating Com-
mittee (AVC, MYDA, IRA, SRA and
th Lawyers Guil) cani itherefore b
ature, it was pointed out, and legally
registered voters for the circulation
of petitions can be drawn from the
ranks of the League of Women Vot-
ers which has offered its support.
In order to receive legislative con-
sideration, the signatures of eight
per cent of the persons who vote for
the office of governor in the Nov. 5
elections must be secured by Dec. 1.
Union Door Still
~Womiam-Proof'
Women who try to sneak in the
front door of the Union will have only
temporary success.
Plans are underway by the Union
management to find a replacement
for George, the 86 year old Union
doorman, who died Tuesday.
The new doorman, however, must
be fitted to carry on the traditions
begun back in 1920 when George J-.
Johnson first came to work, accord-
ing to Franklin C. Kuenzel, Union
manager.
The Union building, begun in 1916,
was used as a barracks during the
war years, he explained, pointing out
that George had been with the Union
since it first began operation as the
men's meeting place in 1920.
No Ann Arbor resident ever got
more publicity than George,, he said,
or more cigars from visiting alumni
on football weekends.
Dr. ELiehfield Is Given
AMG Post in Germany
Dr. Edward H. Litchfield, former
lecturer in political science at the
University, was appointed deputy di-
rector of the civil administration di-
vision of Allied Military Government
in Germany.

Vets, Coeds Get Together at Village Dances

TOO FEW FAILURES:
Carrothers Calls Automatic
Promotion of Students Unfair

Automatic promotion of pupils was
termed basically unfair to students
yesterday by George E. Carrothers,
director of the Bureau of Cooperation
with Educational Institutions.
The current "fad for promotions
and passing grades" regardless of
pupil achievement prevents both pub-
lcan pivatel cools fromnill-~
Carrothers asserted,'
The "promotion fad" results, Car-
octhen said, from the desire of schiool
wersonnel to make a good showing
mnd from parent pressure upon school
>oard officials and teachers to pro-
mnote their children, whether or not
they deserve it.,
The situation in an increasing
number of schools reflects, according
to Carrothers, the idea either that
all pupils are born with sufficient in-
tellectual ability to do acceptable
school work without any failures, or
that the work offered ought to be
watered down to a level which makes

it possible for each child to be pro-
mroted each year,
-'"'he pupil gets an entirely errone-
ous idea as to his own educational
development, h e is tricked into think-
he is prepared for future undertak-
ings of which he is really incapable,"
Carrothers declared, "and he is not
nrcour aged to make the rbost of his
genuine intellectual ability."
First spanish Lecture
To Be Delivered Today
The first in a series of seven Span-
ish lectures presented under the spon-
sorship of "La Sociedad Hispanica"'
will be given by Prof. Jose R. Oritz
at 8 p.m. today in Room D, Alumni
'Memorial Hall.
In his talk, "La poesia negroide en
las Antillas," he will compare the
Negro and white poets' conception of
beauty and rhythrn.

BOARDING BUS FOR TRIP TO WILLOW-Coeds board one of the
spehia1 buses bound for one of the weekly dances held at W'est Lodge.
Girls from various League houses, the women's dormitories andi the so-
rarities are the guests of the veterans each week.

TFIAN KING COED FOR SWELL EVENING--RUSS Patterson, grad,
thanks Maggie McCann, '49Lit for a swell evening at one of the weekly
Friday night dances.

Village Dance
Hallowe'en and harvest motif will
be featured at the weekly Willow
Vl lage anc" sh eduled for 8:0 p~m .
Coeds from several League houses,
women's dorms, and sororities have
been invited out to the Village to be
the guests of the veterans. Specia'l
buses will leave the League at 7:15
p.m. for West Lodge. The girls of
Dorm 2 at the Village have also been
invited.
Jerry Edwards and his orchestra
will again furnish the music, and a
ten-minute skit will be put on by lo-
cal talent. Refreshments will be
served in the gym itself this week
instead of in the snack bar.
Everett W. Chapman, assistant so-
cial director of West Lodge, urged all
veterans at Willow Run to attend.
Ioo}re Wil Attend[
Minnsota Meeting
Dean Earl V. Moore, of the School
of Music will represent the Univer-
sity of Michigan at a meeting of the
National Association of Executive
H-eads of Music Departments in State
Universities today, tomorrow and
Saturday at the University of Minne-
sota.
Representatives of all State Uni-
versities in the country will attend
the meeting to discuss admission p01-
icies, graduate requirements and oth-
er problems.

BASSO-BUFFO
EXT RA
Thursday, Dec. 5

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Tickets (o n dd 15 10 0
At University Musical Society, Burton Memorial Tower

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WILLOW VILLAGE DANCE.-Willow Village veterans Jerry Edwards' orchestra, at one of the weekly Frida
with their escorts gaze up at Beverly Early, vocalist for y night dances held at West Lodge.

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DAILY OFFICIAL
BULLE TIN
(Continued from Page 4)
ness meeting will convene at 1:00
p.m. for members.
Engineering Mechanics Seminar:
Mr. George K. Hess will discuss en-
f'erenceEquations at 7:3 pm., ri.,
Nov. 1, in Rm. 402, W. E. Bldg.
The Graduate Outing Club is plan-
ning a hike arid supper for Sun.. Nov.
3. All graduate students, faculty
members, and veterans are invited.
Sign up at the check desk in Rack-
hm Bldg. before noon Saturday.
Meet at the Outing Club rooms in
the Rackham Bldg. at 2:30 pim. Use
the northwest entrance.
Religious Committee of the B'nai
B'rith hillel Foundation will meet
Fri., Nov. 1, at 4:30 p.m. at the Foun-
dation. Plans for Friday evening
services will be discussed.
All Vulcans now oncampus will
meet at 6:30 p.m. Sun., Nov. 3, in
the Vulcan Room of the Unioii.
Prof. Woody Will Aiienid
Teacher Educatioll (il inc
Prof. Clifford Woody of the educa-
tion school will leave tomorrow for
Atlanta, Georgia, to attend the Na-
tional Clinic on Teacher Education~
which will be held from Nov. 3-9.

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