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PAGE SIX

THE MICHIGAN DAILY

TTUETSDAY, NOVEMBER 7, 1946

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Parent Groups
Urged To Back
Testing Plan
Find' Children's Skills
Early, Ellis Advises
Support by the Michigan P.T.A.
and other parent groups for an ex-
panded program of vocational test-
ing and guidance in the public
schools was urged by Dr. A. Caswell
Ellis, of the Extension Division of
the University of Texas, in an ad-
dress yesterday before the University
Parent Education Institute.
Declaring that there are "millions
of vocationally misplaced adults,"
Dr. Ellis said that the ability and
talents of children should be discov-
ered and developed while they are
still in school.
"Every year in this country we are
throwing $2,500,000,000 worth of edu-
cation at 33,000,000 heads," Dr. Ellis
said. "As yet we do very little to dis-
cover which particular chunk of edu-
cation should be directed at each
head."
Discussing the "failure of children
to cooperate," Dr. Ralph H. Ojemann
of the Iowa Child Welfare Research
Station, declared that non-coopera-
tion or misbehavior results when a
child's fundamental desires or needs
,are blocked.
These needs include a desire for
security, a need for physical activity,
a desire for favorable response from
other people, and an ambition to be
a significant individual, Dr. Ellis
said, pointing out that the child must
be helped to find other ways of satis-
fying basic needs without resorting
to rebellion or misbehavior.
Asserting that parents should help
with such school poblems as teacher
welfare, out-of-school recreation pro-
grams, and the consolidation of rural
schools, Mrs. Helen M. Tewes, of the
University Elementary School, said
that parents should not try to direct
the day-to-day administration of the
schools or the formulation of stu-
dent government or other student
organizations.
The next great educational move-
ment in America will be a drive to set
up an adult education center in every
city and town, Dr. and Mrs. Harry
Overstreet, educational psychologists
predicted.
Pointing out that a generation ago,
a national movement put public li-
braries in almost every town in the
country, Dr. Overstreet said the same
sort of general awakening to the need
for adult education will give us adult
community centers.
Classified Directory
Read and Use the
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NEW INTERNATIONAL STUDENT GROUP-Members of the International Students' Comniittee formed
this week are shown in the International Center. William Correa, of India, who will IeAd the new of-ganiza-
tion is seated in the center on the couch.

Hopwood Winer Sea rces
Vaintly for Gaelic Instructor

By PAUL HARSHA
Robert True, winner of the Hop-
wood play-writing award this sum-
mer, is seeking out a bit of old Ire-
land in Ann Arbor.
Since June he's been on the look-
out for an instructor in Gaelic so le
can start reading Irish folk tales in
the original. But in all Ann Arbor
he's not been able to find one per-
son who has an acquaintance with
the old Irish tongue or a desire to
learn it with hin.
"The University teaches anything
from Icelandic to Old Provencal," he

says, "but the language of Eire, spok-
en by more than two million Irish-
men, just seems to be left oll. of the
curriculum."
He compares the Irish folk tales
with legends and myths in Greek and
Latin that have served as sources for
a great many tales in Engish litera-
ture.
True would be happy if any Ann
Arborite who'd like to help him out
in mastering Gaelic would call hire
at 2-4180, 1208 Cambridge Court.
"There must be someone in Ann
Arbor who speakg Irish," he hopes.

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CAeo ter (Groups
Pl- I- T Il-1ite
Je~aiders of foreig 11student groups
on caiptis proposed the formation
ycster(day of the International Stu-
dents Committee to work with the
Interinational Centmr and demonstrate
the culture of their countries more
effectively to the campus.
Willhri 11. Correa of India an-
ncuncedl titesu broad aims of the
Commit'tee:
To coordinate <nd integrate the
cultural and social activities of the
V\'ariow,; National Clubs.
To cooperate with the staff of the
International Center in investigat-
ing cases of foreign students who find
themselves in difficulties of any type,
and making recommendations to the
proper authorities.
To interpret more effectively to
the campus in general the cultures
of foreign countries represented.
Inter-Faith Committee will meet
Friday at 4:30 at the Foundation.
Final plans for the suppernar will
be made and all interested students
are invited to attend.

GOP Sweeps
National Vote
For Congress
(Contrl fro"n Pae 2)
in undisputed command of the 80th
Congress which meets Jan. 3.
Probably little change in United
States foreign policy. Leading Re-
publicans endorsed its present lines
and even helped mold it.
A wholesale housecleaning of con-
gressional office-holders, from speak-
er of the House and President Pro-
Tem of the Senate down to page boys
and Capitol cops. Republicans seize
chairmanships of all committees.
A brighter political luster for big
names in the GOP, men like Dewey,
Bricker, Vandenberg, Taft, Warren,
Lodge and others. They have been
discussed for presidential or vice
presidential nominations in '48.
A trend that could carry into 1948
and beyond. The Republican torrent
swept Democrats from power in such
key states as New York, Pennsylvania,
Massachusetts, Ohio, Illinois Cali-
fornia, and President Truman's own
Missouri.
The Republican leader of the
Senate may be Robert A. Taft of
Ohio. Along with the leadership,'
he may pick off the chairmanship
of the important, tax-shaping Fi-
nance Committee. Walter George
of Georgia has it now.
Michigan's Arthur H. Vandenberg
possibly will take over from Tennes-
see's Kenneth McKellar as Senate
President. And Vandenberg proba-
bly will replace Tom Connaly of
Texas as Chairman of the Foreign
Relations Committee. Both Vanden-
berg and Connally have been at the
side of Secretary of State Byrnes as
advisers in international confer-
ences.
IRA To Hear
Titiev Speak
The Inter-Racial Association will
hear Prof. Mischa Titiev of the an-
thropology department discuss "Aud-
ience Reactions to Addresses on Ra-
cial Problems" following a business
meeting at 7:15 p.m. today in the
Union.
During the business meeting, cop-
ies of the new Inter-Racial Associa-
tion Bulletin will be distributed to
members for the first time.
Published by the IRA Educational
Committee, under the direction of
Earnest E. Ellis and Jean Gore, the
Bulletin will present four pages of
news on inter-racial activities and
problems.
Preceding Prof. Titiev's address,
members of the Association will. ex-
amine proposals for action in support
of a nation-wide campaign for a na-
tional anti-lynching bill and consider
plans to expedite the activities of the
IRA in behalf of state FEPC legisla-
tion.

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BOCCHERINI'S MUSIC:
Orchestra To Present Recital
Featuring Little-Known Works

is a big book with a big subject. Nothing like
it has ever been published before. It is the
picture book of America, the nation's Family
Album with snapshots and portrait studies of
every state in every mood. Through it you will
know all of America, not just your own corner
of it. It is 336 pages long, 91/4" x 121/4" in
size, and contains 14 maps and 420 gravure
illustrations, with 10 pages in full color.
If you order LOOK AT AMERICA now
before November 16, you will receive
a 20% pre-publication discount, and
you will have a book which you and your
family will treasure always. The price
before publication is $10. On and after
November 16, it will be $12.50.
WA HR'S

The first know-a periormance in
America of the Boccherini Concerto
in D major will be presented by the
University String Orchestra, under
the direction of Prof. Gilbert Ross in
its annual recital at 8:30 p.m. Tues-
day in Lydia Mendelssohn Theatre.
The concert will feature Prof. Wil-
liam Klenz as cello soloist.
During the war when the regular
University Orchestra was dormant
due to lack of personnel, the String
Orchestra was the official maisic
school credit organization. However,
it is now compos d of advanced music

students who are interested in work-
ing with an all string group.
Concentrating on obscure composi-
tions of great musicians, the orches-
tra often works from photostatic
copies of original manuscripts.
The concert, which will be open to
the general public will also include
little known selections by Handel,
Peter, Frescobaldi and Rosetti.
Hold Those Bonds!

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DAILY OFFICIAL BULLETIN

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7:15 in the League. Discussion will
be held on poetry submitted by club
members.

"Michigan's Oldest
and Most Complete Bookstore"

ervations phone 6300, Lydia Mendel-
ssohn Theatre.
Interviews for women students ap-
plying to Inter-Cooperative Council
for spring semester will be held by
Personnel Committee at 5:00 p.m.,
today at Muriel Lester House, 1102
Oakland.
Alpha Phi Omega, National Service
Fraternity, will meet at 7:30 p.m.
this evening at the Union. The
evening's program will include a talk
by Ferdinand Dierkens of Belgium.
All members and those interested in
membership are urgently requested
to be present.
The Kappa Nu Fraternity will not
hold a regular business meeting to-
night. Advance notice will be given
for next meeting.
Entertainment and Hostess Com-
mittee, League House Dances will
meet at 4:00 p.m. today in theLeague.
The room will be posted behind the
main desk. All girls who signed up
for this committee are urged to at-
tend. Bring your Eligibility Card. If
it is impossible for you to come,
please notify Libby Myers, 2-1146.
Choir of the Michigan Chapter of
the Intercollegiate Zionist Federation
of America: Rehearsal at the B'nai
B'rith Hillel Foundation, this even-
ing at 7:00 p.m. All those who are
interested in participating are urged
to attend whether or not they have
participated heretofore.
Modern Conversational Hebrew
class this evening, 7:45 p.m., at the
B'nai B'rith Hillel Foudnation, 730
Haven.
Inter-Racial Association: Import-
ant meeting at 7:15 p.m. today in the
Union. Prof. Mischa Titiev of the
Anthropology Department will speak
on "Audience Reaction to Inter-Ra-
cial Talks." Copies of the first edi-
tion of the Inter-Racial Bulletin will
also be distributed at this time. Mem-
bers and all interested persons are
asked to attend.
Poetry Club: Meeting tonight at
THE MICHIGAN COUNSEL-
ING SERVICE will give an 8-
hour battery of aptitude tests
to a group on Nov. 10. A few of
those which will be used are:
the Watson-Glaser, Otis, Gills,
Foust-Shorling, 5-in-1 Dexteri-
ty, Stenquist, Kuder, Graphic
X-ray, and Minnesota Per-
form Tests.
These are standardized and
measure such factors as: intel-

Rehearsal of the Gilbert and Sul- The Graduatuting Club is plan-
livan Group at 7:00 pm. today at ning an afternoon of outdoor sports
and a supper for Sun., Nov. 10. All
Com in Events graduate students, faculty members,
The Geological Journal Club will and veterans arc invited. Sign up at
meet in Room 3055 Natural Science the check desk in Rackham Bldg.
Bldg.t 12 noon, Friday, Nov. 8. before noon Saturday. Meet at the
Bldg., at12"non, FridaNo Outing Club iooms in Rackham Bldg.
Prof. T. S. Lovering, who was onat:3pm.SudyUsthnot-
leave of absence to do special work at 2:30 p.m., Sunday. Use the north-
for the United States Geological Sur- west enhance.
vey in Utah during the war, will talk -
on "New Methods of Exploration in
the Tintic District, Utah." Tea will
be served; please bring your owni
sandwiches.

Indian Institute of Chemical En-
gineers: Meeting of the Chapter will
be held at 8:00 p.m., Fri., Nov. 8, in-
stead of 7:00 p.m. because of A.I.Ch.
E. Plant trip. The meeting will b
held in Room 3201 East Engineer-
ing Bldg.
The B'nai B'rith Hillel Foundation

e wish to thank

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t e Voters of Ann Arbor
for your cooperation in approving the
PO SAL No. 4
to amend the City Charter
that extends the Pension Plan
toall City Employees.
We sincerely
THANK YOU!
ANN ARBOR RETIREMENT & PENSION COMMITTEE

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