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High Schools
Hold Debates
125 Teams Practice
For Championship
Preliminary rounds of practice
debates are now under way among
the 125 schools enrolled in the
Michigan High School Forensic
Association, according to Lawrence
W. Grosser, Association manager.
The question being debated is:
"Resolved, that the federal gov-
ernment should provide a system
of complete medical care avail-
able to all citizens at public ex-
A series of elimination tourna-
ments is scheduled to begin in
February. These tournaments will
select the finalists for the cham-
pionship debate at the University
April 25.
Awards will be presented to de-
baters and high schools participat-
ing in the elimination contest by
the University and a Detroit news-

Dean Crawford Refutes Need
For Construction Curriculum


The engineering college does not
plan to offer a special curriculum
in construction, Dean Ivan C.
Crawford said yesterday.
Dean Crawford disagreed with
Harold W. Richardson, executive
editor of "Construction Methods,"
who in an address before the
American Society of Civil Engi-
neers, advocated "basic college
training in practical aspects of the
construction industry, with spe-
cial emphasis on labor relations."
Construction Careers
Richardson declared that, while
a few civil engineering schools do
make an attempt to include con-
struction courses and a few more
Prof. Franklin B. Rote of the
metal processing and chemical
and metallurgical engineering de-
partments has been appointed sec-
retary of the gray iron division,
section size relationships commit-
tee of the American Foundrymen's

offer a smattering of subjects
somewhat related to the business,
"in no case is a real serious effort
made to train students for a life
construction career."
Dean Crawford pointed out,
however, that civil engineering
courses at Michigan are designed
to offer the student extensive
preparation for advanced con-
struction courses. No full curricu-
lum in construction is offered, he
said, and there are no plans for
Greatest Obstacle
Richardson also charged that
the greatest obstacle in introduc-
tion courses in technical colleges
"seems to be a reluctance on the
part of civil engineering schools
to adopt new courses or to read-
just the curriculum."
Pointing out that there is a reg-
ular 'overhaul' of the engineering
college curriculum, Dean Craw-
ford said that actually there is no
demand here for the construction
curriculum suggested.

Fenuton Display
Shows U' Art
Painctis and w orkm in ceramics
done by faculty members of the
architecture college are being dis-
played this week in the Fenton
Community Center, Fenton, Mich.
The exhibit, which was largely
assembled by Karl A. Kasten, fac-
ulty member, was sent in response
to a letter requesting art work
from the University to put on dis-
play. The Extension Division of
the University cooperated with the
architecture school in sending the
NROTC Applicants Get
Aptitude Tests Today
Students who filed applications
for NROTC will take aptitude tests
at 8:30 a.m. today in the Rackham
The tests are only for those stu-
dents who had their applications
for NROTC in before Dec. 17.
Hold Those Bonds!

Fine Arts Vital to World's
Progress, Fairbanks Says

Art is a very practical profes-
sion and should be part of the
whole scheme of advancement of
a people, according to Dr. Avard
Fairbanks, recently appointed'
dean of the new School of Fine
Arts at the University of Utah.
A world-recognized sculptor.
who came to the University as a
resident artist in 1929 through a
grant by the Carnegie Foundation,
Dr. Fairbanks now holds the posi-
tion of associate professor of sculp-
ture here. When he takes up his
new position at Utah, he plans to
establish his policy of art as a
necessary, integral part of prog-
World-wide Outlook
"The new school in the heart of
the West is to have a national and
world-wide outlook," Dr. Fair-
banks said. "It is to become a
model for thoroughness of train-
ing with knowledge and truth as
the objectives of creative art, in-
stead of dilettantism, the tawdry,
and distortion." By means of ex-
panded educational opportunities
he hopes to bring the profession
of the arts to public recognition
similar to that which is now ac-
corded those of law, medicine, and
others which render significant
service to human needs and wel-
Besides appearing in exhibitions
all over the United States, Dr.
Fairbanks' work has been shown at
the Grand Salon of Paris and at
the World's Expositions since 1915.
In 1943 a committee of the Can-
adian Parliament commissioned
him to create a bust of Prime Min-
ister W. L. Mackenzie King. The

original bronze bust is located in
the Canadian Parliament Build-
During the war Dr. Fairbanks
designed a medal, "Courage,"
which Prime Minister King pre-
sented to Winston Churchill.
Automotive Consultant
He has. been a consultant on
feature design for automotive in-
dustries. He also organized the
course in industrial design given
through the Extension Division of
this University, collaborating with
the Society of Automotive Engi-
neers and the engineering college.
Dr. Fairbanks won two schol-
arships with the Art Students'
League in New York, studied in
Paris, and was awarded a Guggen-
heim Fellowship to Florence, Italy,
in 1927. He obtained his master's
and doctor's degrees from the grad-
uate school here and received the
degree of Bachelor of Fine Artยง at
Yale and Master of Fine Arts at
the University of Washington.
Quartet Concerts
To Begin Friday
Presenting the seventh annual
Chamber Music Festival, the Bud-
apest String Quartet will' give
threerconcerts next Friday and
Saturday in the Lecture Hall of
the Rackham Building.
Tickets for the performances,
which will be given at 8:30 p.m.
Friday and at 2:30 and 8:30 p.m.
next Saturday are now on sale at
the offices of the University Mu-
sical Society in Burton Memorial



(Continued from Page 2)
Room Assignments for German
1, 2, 31, 32 final examinations to
be held Saturday, January 25, 1947,
2-5 p.m.
German 1, sec. 1, Gaiss, B HH;
German 1, sec 2, Philippson, 2225,
AH; German 1, sec. 3, Willey, 3017
AH; German1,sec. 4, Graf, DAlum-
ni Hall; German 1, sec. 5, Philipp-
son, 2225 AH; German 1, sec. 6,
Pott, 2003 AH; German 1, sec. 7,
Reichart, 206 UH; German 1, sec.
8, Van Duren, G HH; German 1,
sec. 9, Braun, 101 Ec.; German 1,
sec. 10, Gaiss, B HH; German 1,
sec. 11, Thomas, E. HH; German
1, sec. 12, Bettger, C HH; German
1, sec. 13, Fihn, 35 AH; German 1,
sec. 14, Dewey, 205 MH; German 1,
sec. 15, Brown, 1025 AH; German
1, sec. 16, Yates, 2003 AH; German
1, sec. 17, Bettger, 2231 AH; Ger-
man 1, sec. 18, Fihn, 35 AH; Ger-
man 1, sec. 19, Van Zwoll, 1025
AH; German 1, sec. 20, Kahan,
C HH; German 1, sec. 21, Reiss,
German 2, sec. 1, Yates, 2003
AH; German 2, sec. 2, Brown, 1025
AH; German 2, sec. 3, Norton,
1025 AH; German 2, sec. 4, Willey,
3017 AH; German 2, sec. 5, Gaiss,
B HH; German 2, sec. 6, Thomas,
35 AH; German 2, sec. 7, Fihn, 2231
A'H; German 2, sec. 8, Striedieck,
D Alumni Hall; German 2, sec. 9,
Brown, 1025 AH; German 2, sec.
10, Braun, 101 Econ.; German 2,
sec. 11, Kahan, C HH; German 2,
sec. 12, Binger, 205 MH.
German 31, sec. 1, Binger, 205
MH; German 31, sec. 2, Eaton,
B HH; German 31, see. 3, Brown,
1025 AH; German 31, sec. 4, Braun,
101 Econ; German 31, sec. 5,
Kahan, C HH; German 31, sec. 6,
Gaiss, B HH; German 31, sec 7,
Binger, 205 MH.
German 32, sec. 1, Raschen, 203
UH; German 32, sec. 2, Graf, 201
UH; German 32, sec. 3, Philippson,
203 UH; German 32, sec. 4, Reich-
art, 206 UH.
Freshman health Lectures For
It ,is a University require-
ment that all entering freshmen
take, without credit, a series of lec-
tures on Personal & Community
Health and to pass an exanina-
tion on the content of those lec-
tures. Transfer students with
freshman standing are also re-
quired to take the course unless
they have had a similar course
elsewhere. Upper classmen who
were here as freshmen and who
did not fulfill the requirements are
requested to do so this semester.
These lectures are not required
of veterans.
The lectures will be given in
Room 25, Angell hall at 5:00 p.m.
and repeated at 7:30 p.m. as per
the following schedule.
Lecture No. 1, Mon., Feb. 10
Lecture No. 2, Tues., Feb. 11
Lecture No..3, Wed., Feb. 12
Lecture No. 4, Thurs., Feb. 13

Lecture No. 5, Mon., Feb. 17
Lecture No. 6, Tues., Feb. 18
Lecture No. 7 (examination),
Wed., Feb. 19.
Please note that attendance is
required and roll will be taken.
Required Hygiene Lectures For
All first and second semester
freshman women are required to
attend a series of health lectures
which are to be given the second
semester. Upper-class students
who were in the University as
freshmen and who did not fulfill
the requirements are requested to
do so this term. Enroll for these
lectures by turning in a class card
at the time of regular classification
at Waterman Gymnasium.
Satisfactory completion of this
course (or of P.H.P. 100; elective,
3 hours credit) is a graduation re-
Lecture Schedule
Section I-First Lecture, Mon.,
Feb. 17, 4:15-5:15, N.S. Aud.
Subsequent Lectures Successive
Mondays, 4:15-5:15, N.S. Aud.
Examination, Mon., Mar. 31,
4:15-5:15, N.E. Aud.
Section II-First Lecture, Tues.,
Feb. 18, 4:15-5:15, N.S. Aud.
Subsequent Lectures, Successive
Tuesdays, 4:15-5:15, N.S. Aud.
Examination, Tues., April 1,
4:15-5:15, N.S. Aud.
History 11, Lecture Section 11:
Final examination Monday, Janu-
ary 20, 2-5 p.m. Hyma's and Mc-
Culloch's sections, Rm. G, Haven
Hall; Slosson's, Rm. E, Haven
Hall; all other sections in Water-
man Gymnasium. Make-up for
those unable to come at this
hour, Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2-5
p.m., Rm. 322 Haven Hall.
History 49: Final Examination
January 28, 2-5 p.m. Sections 1, 2,
3, 4, 5, Natural Science Audito-
rium; Sections 6, 7, 8, 9, 1025 An-
gell Hall.
Journalism 91: The Journalism
Department will repeat Journalism
91 the second semester for the
benefit of transfer juniors who
were not able to take it during the
first semester. Election should be
made through the Journalism Of-
fice, 213 Haven Hall.
Philosophy 34 Sections which
meet on Tuesday at 11 (Nos. 3 and
4) will take the examination in
Rm. 2029 Angell Hall.
Sections which meet Thursday at
11 (Nos. 12 and 13) will take the
examination in Rm. 2219 Angell
All other sections come to 348
West Engineering Building.
Political Science 51, examina-
tion. Wednesday, January 29, 2
p.m. Sections 1 and 2 (Mr. Laing)
in Rm. 1025 A.H. Sections 3 (Mr.
Lederle) in Rm. 2003 A.H.
Political Science 85, Examina-

tion. Monday, January 27, 9 a.m.
Rm. 101 Economics Bldg.
Political Science 150 will not be
given in the spring semester.
Sociology 90: The hours listed
for this course in the Time Sched-
ule for the second semester are in-
correct. Section 1 will meet MF
at 8 in 307 H.H. and W at 8 in
3003 A.H. Section 2 will meet TTh
at 8 in 307 HH and S at 8 in 3003
Speech 31 and 32 Final Exami-
nations: Examinations will be
given Thursday, January 23, 2-5
p.m. as follows:
Okey, 31-1 and 31-16, 2003 AH;
Rittenour, 31-2 and 31-4, 2225 AH;
Cairns, 31-3 and 31-5, Waterman
Gymnasium; Thomas, 31-6, 4203
AH; McMonagle, 31-7, 31-10,
31-15, and 31-17, 25 AH; Quimby,
31-8 and 31-21, 2231 AH; Currie,
31-9 and 31-11, 221 Dental School;
Carruth, 31-13 and 31-14, 102
Architecture Building; Dreher, 31-
18 and 31-25, 205 Mason Hall;
Mead, 31-19 and 31-20, Room D,
Alumni Memorial Hall; Grosser,
31-22, 4003 AH; Austin, 31-24 and
31-26, 3017 AH; Bender, 32-1, 32-5,
and 32-6, 101 Economics Building;
Norton, 32-2, 4208 AH;, Halstead,
32-3 and 32-7, 2235 AH; 32-4, Bat-
tin, 2219 AH.
Speech 35: Final examination
will be Tuesday, January 21, 2-5
p.m. in 205 Mason Hall.
EM2a students: Laboratory re-
ports have been rearranged by sec-
tions outside of Rm. 104 W. Engine
The Budapest Quartet, Josef
Roismann and Edgar Ortenberg,
violinists; Boris Kroyt, viola; and
Mischa Schneider, violoncello, will
participate in the Seventh An-
nual Chamber Music Festival in
three concerts in Rackham Lee-
ture Hall in programs as follows:
Friday, January 24, 8:30 p.m.:
Mozart Quartet in A major; Hin-
demith Quartet in E-flat; and
Beethoven Quartet in E-minor.
Saturday, January 25, 2:30 p.m.:
Haydn Quartet in C major; Debus-
sy Quartet in G minor; and Sme-
tana Quartet in E-minor.
Saturday, January 25, 8:30 p.m.:
Beethoven Quartet in D major,
Prokofioff Quartet No. 2; and
Brahms Quartet in B-flat major.
A very limited number of tickets
are still available at the offices of
the University Musical Society in
Burton Memorial Tower. One hour
before each performance tickets
will be on sale in the lobby of the
Rackham Building.
Concert Band and Choir; The
University of Michigan Concert
Band, W. D. Revelli, Conductor,
and the University of Michigan
Choir, Hardin VanDeursen, Con-

ductor, will present the Annual
Mid-Winter Concert at 8:30 Sat-
urday evening, January 18, in Hill
Auditorium. Richard Franko Gold-
man of New York City will appear
as guest conductor. Among the
compositions to be played will be
Gallois' "Italian Sketches," "Peace-
able Kingdom" by Thompson,
sung by the choir, the first move-
ment of Grieg's "Piano Concerto,"
and "Two Dances," by Edmund
Haines, a member of the School of
Music faculty. Program is open to
the general public.
Organ Recital: Richard Ross, a
member of the faculty of the Pea-
body Conservatory of Music, will
present an organ recital at 8:30
Wednesday evening, January 22,
in Hill Auditorium. His program
will include compositions by Bach,
Handel, Brahms, Franck, Dupre
and Vierne, and will be open to
the general public.
Michigan Takes Shape - a dis-
play of maps. Michigan Histori-
cal Collections, 160 Rackham.
Hours: 8-12, 1:30-4:30 Monday
through Friday; 8-12 Saturday.
Coming Event$
Michigan Chapter AAUP: 6:15
p.m., Wed., Jan. 22, Union Cafe-
teria. Dr. James P. Adams, Provost
of the University, will speak on
"Academic Administration, a dis-
cussion of principles and their ap-
American Folk and Ballad Sing-
ers, sponsored by AVC: 8:15 p.m.,
Tues., Feb. 11, Rackham Hall.
Tickets are now on sale at the Un-
ion, the League, and bookstores.
The Christian Science Organi-
zation will meet January 21 but
not January 28 or February 4. The
next meeting after January 21 will
be held at 7:30 p.m., Tues., Feb. 11,
Upper Room, Lane Hall.

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