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November 30, 1947 - Image 8

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Wallace Group
Sets Pro n li1-
For WM111 1)1, r
Political Actioi Setin
AS Major jective
Enlistment of several thouii nd
students,, faculty members an.
townspeople lehind a iniPmuir
program of democratic progre s
has been set as the goal of th
Wallace Progressives, according to
Max Dean, temporary chairman of
the group.
Members of the organization are
selling Wallace cards and collect-
ing names and addresses in order
to establish a mailing list for di-
tribution of literature and pins.
Support of the Wallace pr-
gram implies only substantial
agreement with the points outlined
of the Wallace card, Dea> said. He
explained that it does nut imply
unconditional indorement of all
Wallace has said, saplort ohis
candidacy for ofice, or support
of a third party move.
The aims of the project. accord-
ing to Dean, are.:
1. To get a large registration
of politically conscious voters.
2. To establish informal small
groups on a local level to dis-
cuss and define the Wallace pro-
gram in terms of specific planks.
3. To achieve the greatest unity
of farmers, labor, youth,tveterans
and national and racial minorities
around a program developed from
these discussions.
4. To formalize thu unity
through elected representatives on
county, state or national basis who,
would be backed by millions of'
Students interested in joining
this program may contact Miriam
Levy, 3061 Stockwell.1
Civil Service
Job Interviews To
Be Held This Week
February and June graduates
interested in civilian scientific and
technical jobs with the U.S. Civ-
il Service may make appointments
for interviews Monday and Tues-
day, when two representatives of
the Naval Research Laboratories
will be at the Bureau of Appoint-
Men and women graduates may
make appointments by calling the
Bureau at Extension 371.
Students interviewed will take
the P-1 examination in January,
1948. From the results of this ex-
amination, eligible lists of chem-
ists, physicists, mathematicians,
metallurgists, psychologists, and
librarians will be established.
Show Local Art
Original prints and drawings by
local artists will be exhibited at
the Ann Arbor Art Association
Print Annual, which will open at
8 p.m. Wednesday in the Rack-
ham Galleries.
The more than 150 works to be
shown in the exhibit will be for
sale, priced at five dollars and up.
Orders will be taken after the dis-
play opens by Miss Penelope
Pearl, phone 5284 or 4121. Exten-
sion 2335.

'Brand' Will Be Given
Henrik Ibsen's religious drama,
"Brand," willi be presented by the
Wesley Playhouse at 8 p.m. today
at the First Methodist Church.
An original score for "Brand"
has been written by Paul Miller,
who will conduct the Wesleyan
Guild Orchestra at the perform-
The public is invited.
See the Annual
Football Classic
A Round trip, 21-
passenger DC3
" Stewardess service
0 All meals aloft§
* 6 nights Hotel Del Mar
* Special bus to game
0 Sightseeing
6 Big New Year's Eve Partyj
0 Free Air Trip to
Las Vegas
Leave De/roit, Dec. 26
Return Jan. 2, 10 p.m., E.S.T.
Only $2, 6 '0incl. tax

Vis sin, Harr"d, TexAs I oe To Join NSA

AVC, Art Cinema League Sponsor
Showing of Shoe Shin-" at Hill

girls' school. Burlington. N. J., Mary Ann Pownall, Virginia
Gudikunst and Constance Price (left to right) study tones with
partly-filled water bottles.

Student To Play Santa With
Home-Made Boats as Gifts


Al t -rLcivitirga set back ait
Northwestern last week the Na-
tionl Student Association got a
boost at, three other colleges
which live voted to join the in-
fat. organization.
1n an election which brought
out the largest vote in campus
history, students at the Univer-
tv of Wiseonsin overwhelmingly
approved membership in the NSA.
The Wisconsin students also voted
to change the system of dis-
tributing athletic books and bas-
ketball seats.
At Harvard University the NSA
also received approval in an all-
campus election. Returns indi-
cated that Harvard students ap-
proved the organization by a large
After a bitter debate the Stu-
dent Assembly at the University
of Texas moved to affiliate with
NSA. Voting 20 to 7 for joining
the group, the student governing
body acted after two hours of de-
bate. Opposition from several
members of the group hinged on
the method of adoption, with
some students favoring a general
campus vote on the measure. Last
week the student governing body
at Northwestern University turned
down a measure calling for affili-
ation with NSA.
At the University of Texas the
dean of the College of Education
has warned that a degree is not a
"sure fire" means of making a
"mint of money." Dean L. D. Has-
kew said that students must drop
the attitude that a college degree
inevitably leads to a white collar
job. The professions will be un-
able to absorb the greatly in-
creased number of college gradu-
ates, according to the educator.
A group of economics professors
at the University of Washington
have come up with a plan de-
signed to deal a death blow to in-
Ilation. The 17 professors believe
inflation has reached a point
where it cannot be stopped by the
removal of purchasing power. So
the economists at Washington
have drawn up a legislative pro-
gram calling for sweeping controls
and regulations. The plan, signed
by the professors and representing
only their personal views, asks
for an increase in the minimum
wage, renewal of the excess profits
tax, credit controls, reduced tar-
iffs on scarce items, extended ex-
port and import controls and a
crack down on speculation in the
From nearby Michigan State
College comes word that a one-
day World Student Service Fund
H old Those Bonds

ioi u ~ 1 ) \It'.. .9:30 A1xNI. /o 5:30 \1

Slate Street's holiday make-up
may be givinp, students the Christ-
nas spirit, but not the way the1
merchants planned.
Bill Fickinger, '49Ed, Plans to
ilay Santa with model speedboats
of his own construction.
IHe's not making them wholly
because he likes the work, but be-]
eaue1 he wants to trim his Christ-9
.ias budget. He has numerous
Pttle cousins and nephews. So
this year they're going toaget per-
onali (d gifts - model speed-
Rough Form
The boats come in a 60 cent kit
in a very rough form. Bill, who
obviously was a model airplane
.:an years ago, shaves the hull,
adds some attachments, paints it
Mediterranean blue and "crates"
for shipment.
jBill's boats are not just pleas-
ing to look at. They are utilitar-
ian. He "powers" each of them
vith a carbon dioxide cartridge
about an inch and a half long
which is supposed to exert tre-
inendous driving power. He thinks1
tmy will do better than 50 miles
an hour. "Acua Jets," they're call-
Nioney Saving
At first Bill only thought of the
money he was saving by making
his own gifts, but now he thinks

drive has fnettdl il.1,ait t n' at ti v~r. ccti teven lug;. And. says
turns on the drive, designed to "Ad I c Iit er, the harased college
students in war-torn laitnd . are1 ient anid his dats are forced
expected to swell the final total to seek relaxation inii noisy Boston
past $3,500. bars instead of enjoying the quiet
4 oengenial atmosphere of his own
An editorial writer in the Har- qua rt-is. The writer declares that
yard Crimson, student newspaper graduate students and proctors
at Harvard U;niversity, has lev- are allow\ed the privilege of enter-
eled a verbal blast at dormitory taining their dates in quarters un-
regulations. The students writer til midniglit. and he asks that
complains that women are re- this privilege be extended to the
quired to be out of student houses undergraduate.

'SCloe StIIne, l'' fli II t ill II Ot
two Young11 oo b)illacik.') inl Romel
under the American Occulpioni,
will be brought to Hill Audilorilun
by AVC and the Art Cinema Lea..-
gue at 8:30 p.m. Fridoy ai Sat-
The film, in Italian with Eng-
lish titles, follow:; the course of
the two homeless street urchins
who, in an effort to realize their
dream of owning a beautiful white
horse, became tragically involved
in the black market operations
of post-war Rome.

that the personal touch will be
"They're also for my girl's rela-
tives," he explained.
Bill is versatile along nautical
lines. Not only does he make
custom-made jet boats, but he's
thinking of adding "sail-boat in
the bottle" to his line. He already
has one sample. The only trouble
is that the bottles he uses, are
whiskey bottles, plainly marked,
and he's not so sure that he should
send them out.
Keller's Ne'w
"Overture 1947," the latest com-
position of Prof. Homer Keller, of
the music school, had its prem-
iere performance Tuesday when it
was played as the opening num-
ber of a concert given by the
Nashville Symphony.
Prof. Keller wrote the overture
at the request of William Strick-
land, director of' the Nashville
Symphony who wanted a gay
opening to balance the heavy pro-
gram planned for the concert.
The overture is dedicated to the
Nashville Symphony which has
been a community project since
its founding last year.

"SoeShn,"1Gwhich stars tifor-
mer: shine boys Rinaldo Smordoni
and Irancesco Interlenghl, re-
cruitd fron tlhe streets of Rome,
has won universal acclaim in the
American press.
"Life" noted that it will "act on
U.S. audiences like a punch in the
stomach . . . It will shock the
world." The New York Times re-
viewer called it a "powerful drama
of modern life .. . one of the most
engrossing films we have ever


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