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hicago Conference To Aim
1 or National Student Union


The establishment of an Ameri-
can Union of Students will be the
aim of the Chicago Student Con-
ference, Dec. 28, 29 and 30, which
will be attended by four delegates
of the Student Legislature.
Toward Free Education
Such an oi'ganization could an-
swer a number of unfulfilled needs
and contribute a number of serv-
ices, Lee Marsh, a member of the
Conference planning board and
Choral Union
To Present Its
67th Messiah
In presenting Handel's Messiah
every Christmas season, the Uni-
versity's Choral Union carries on
a tradition founded in 1879 when
the organization was formed by
several Ann Arbor choirs to pre-
sent the Christmas oratorio.
Since that time, when mem-
bers of the chorus sang the solo
parts and the performances were
given in local churches, the pre-
sentation has expanded to in-
clude a special orchestra, New
York soloists who have made spe-
cialties of Messiah roles and an
Organist, in addition to the 300
voice chorus.
This year's presentation, which
will be under the direction of
Cardin Van Deursen,dwill be the
first to be given twice. 'The per-
formances have been scheduled
at 8:30 p.m. Saturday and at 3
p.m. Sunday because of the heavy
student enrollment.
Tickets for the presentation,
which will include Lura Stover,
soprano: Eilleen Law, contralto;
Ralph Lear, tenor and Alden Ed-
kins, bass, are still on sale in the
University Musical Society's of-
fices, Burton Memorial Tower.
The Rev. Fr. Frank J. McPhil-
lips will continue the discussion of
the Sacraments at 8 p.m. today
in the club rooms of St. Mary's
Tea will be served from 4:30
to 6 p.m. today at the Congre-
gational-Disciples Guild House
for members and their friends.
Breakfast will be served by the
Canterbury Club at the Student
Center following Holy Communion
Service at 7:15 a.m. tomorrow.
'U,' Detroit Engineers
Will Debate on MVA
The Missouri Valley Authority
will be the subject of the debate
tonight between the engineering
college and the Detroit Institute
;f Technology debate teams at the
weekly meeting of Alpha Rho Tau,
engineering speech fraternity.

Intercollegiate Director of the
AYD said yester'day.
If established, an American Un-
ion of Students, could work to-
ward obtaining free higher edu-
cation, stronger and more demo-
cratic student government and
abolishment of quota systems and
other curtailments of academic
freedom according to Marsh.
Such services as an intercollegi-
ate press service and cooperation
with the International Union of
Students could be offered by such
a national group, he continued.
To Discuss Plans
At the Chicago conference, the
advisability of creating such an
organization will be discussed and
a constitutional conference will be
held at a later date, Marsh ex-
Four panels will be held during
the preparatory conference. These
will discuss the National Continu-
ations Committee, the organiza-
tion of the prospective national
union, student needs and responsi-
bilities in international student
affairs and aims and activities of
the organization.
Officers and members of the
continuations committee will be
elected on the final day of the
conference. The formation of the
constitution will then be carried
out by these officers before the
constitutional conference.
AAUP Group
To Hold Panel
Overcrowding To Be
Topic for Discussion
The Michigan chapter of the
American Association of Univer-
sity Professors will hear a panel
presentation of the problems aris-
ing from an overcrowded univer-
sity at 6:15 p.m. Thursday in the
Prof. Carl ton F. Wells of the
English department will discuss
"Problems of the Staff," while'
Prof. Arthur Van Duren, chairman
of academic counselors, will speak
on "Problems of Counseling."
"Problems of Housing" will be
enumerated by Peter A. Ostafin,
chief resident advisor of the West
Quadrangle, and Harold Guetz-
kow, specialist on testing in the
psychology department, will pre-
sent an analysis of "Problems in
All members are cordially in-
vited to join the Union Cafeteria
line at 6:15 p.m. and take their
trays to the Faculty Club, Prof.
Dwight C. Long, secretary-treasur-
er of the University AAUP chapter,

Junior Colleges ... I
Arthur Andrews, president of
Grand Rapids Junior College and
Michigan alumnus, will discuss
"The Purposes, Organization and
Trends in Junior Colleges" at
7:30 p.m. today in Rm. 110 of the
General Library.
The lecture is open to the pub-
Museum of Art . ..
Due to popular demand, the
Museum of Art in the Alumni
Memorial Hall, will be open from
7 to 9:30 p.m. Wednesdays when
special exhibitions are being
The present exhibition, paint-,
ings by Georges Rouault and
African Negro Sculptures will
continue through Dec. 20.
* * *
Education Panel . .
"What is Wrong with Teacher
Education in the Graduate
School" will be the subject of a
panel discussion at the, Graduate
Education Club meeting at 7:30
p.m. tomorrow in the East Con-
ference Room of the Rackham
Clifford Woody, advisor to
graduate students in education,
will conduct the discussion. The
meeting is open to all graduate
students and faculty members.

French Slides .,.
Prof. Marc Denkinger, of the
romance languages department,
will show slides of the French
book "The Adventures of
Vieux-Bois-Humorous Album,"
by Rodolphe Toepffer, at 4:10
p.m. today in Rm. D, Alumni
Memorial Hall.
Tickets for the lecture, being
given under the auspices of "Le
Cercle Francais," may be pur-
chased in Rm. 112 of the Ro-
mance Languages Building.
** *
'Poland Today'.. .
"Poland Today" will be dis-
cussed by A. J. Rathnawat 8 p.m.
today in the International Center
at a meeting of Polonia Society.
A picture of the Society will be
taken for the 'Ension at 7:30 p.m.
in the Center.
* * *
Air Force Mees. . .

ate members, but
or hold office.

may not vote

* * *
Russian Group
The Russian Conversation Group
will meet at 3:30 p.m. today and
tomorrow in the League Grill.
'U.S.-China-Russia'. .
General Victor A. Yakhontoff,
former Acting Secretary of War
in the Russian Kerensky cabinet,
will discuss "United States-
China-Russia" at 4:15 p.m. to-
morrow in the Kellogg Audito-
* * *
Men's Judiciary..
Men's Judiciary Committee will
meet at 4:30 today in Rm. 304 of
the Union.
Sigma Xi Forum .. .
Sigma Xi, Scientific Honor So-
ciety, will hold a symposium on
"Antibiotics" at 8 p.m. tomorrow
in Rackham Amphitheatre.
Prof. Malcolm H. Soule of the
bacteriology department will offer
a general introduction to the sub-
ject. Dr. Ralph E. Bennett of the
Commercial Solvents Company,
Terre Haute, will talk on "Com-
mercial Production" and Prof.
Ernest H. Watson of the public
health school will discuss "Clinical

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GERMAN WAR WEAPON-being examined by Dr. Ludwig Roth, from Darmstade University (Ger-
many), at the Army Air Force center in White Sands, N.M. Dr. Roth is one of over 1,200 German
scientists employed here by the Army.


Engineers Roast' To Be Revived Tonight

Four engineering college profes-
sors will be roasted this evening.
This event will mark the post-
war revival of the "Roast," a tradi-
tional faculty-student banquet
sponsored by the student chapter
of the American Society of Me-
chanical Engineers.
"Engineering students -and fac-
ulty will call a truce long enough
to enjoy dinner at 6:15 p.m. in the
Union," according to an ASME
spokesman, "but after dinner the
faculty will be in for a rough
time with no holds barred."
Faculty members who attend the
banquet are forced to answer
questions put to them by the stu-
dents to the best of their ability.
The questions are not of a serious
or technical nature; they have
been described as "frivolous" by
faculty spokesmen.
Usually each professor is ex-
pected to explain in full detail why
he considers himself a topnotch
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expert in his field. Heckling from
the floor is not only tolerated but
The "roastee," judged by a stu-
dent committee to be the winner
of the competition, is awarded the
'Spoofuncup" as well as the titles
of the "Man Who Can Take, It"
and the most "popular-unpopular"
member of the faculty.
The four."roastees" will be Prof.
("Big Business") Charles B.
Gordy, Prof. ("Powerhouse") R.
Clay Porter, Prof. ("Fluid Drive")
Russell A. Dodge and defending
champion Prof. Clarence F. Kes-
sler. Prof. Hugh Keeler will be
Roastmaster and is expected to
Light Lunches
8:00 A.M.-10:30 P.M.
8:00 A.M.-12:30 P.M.
Clark's Tea Room
217 Observatory

The local squadron of the Air
Forces Association will meet at
7:30 p.m. today in the Union to
discuss organizational plans and
elect officers.
Students who served in the
Air Forces during the war have
been invited to attend the meet-
ing. Personnel now on active
duty with the Air Forces are eli-
gible to participate as associ-

collaborate with the students in
"roasting" his colleagues.
Tickets for the banquet will be
on sale on the second floor of
West Engineering Building

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