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CRACKING W H I P AT CAPITAL --A group of ice skaters ay crack the whip
on frozen pool in front of Washington Monument (background) at Washington, D. C.

W I N S G R I D A WA R D - Johnny Lujack (center),
Notre Dame. shows Walter Camp Memorial trophy he won as top
gridder of year to Sammy Baugh (right), pro star, and Jimmy
Conzelman (left), Chicago Cardinal s coach, at Washington.

Scott, 19, figure skater of Ottawa, Ont., does a swan glide during
practice for defense of the European and world titles she won
last year. She will compete in the Olympics.

M Rt FK I 3 3 - A. B. "Bud"
Foster, sheriff of Fulton County,
Ga., displays some of his fancy
hardware in his office at Atlanta.
The revolver is 24-carat gold
plated, and he values the
diamond - studded, solid - gold
badge at $1,000.


City Chamber of.Commerce
Is Local Fount of Knowledge


(EDITOR'S NOTE: This is the first
of two articles dealing with Ann Ar-
bor's Chamber of Commerce. The
second will be on the Junior Chanu-
ber of Commerce.)
Are you looking for the nearest
woods where the wild flowers
bloom in the spring?
Just ask the Ann Arbor Cham-
ber of Commerce-fountain of ap-
plicable information and hub of
the city's business activities.
From behind a dusty rainbow
of display flags in the window of a
modest office at 204 E. Huron St.,
Lewis G. Christman, the Cham-
ber's executive secretary, and his
secretary, Rose Schwab, answerOf c r
ISA Officers
A drElFleted
The International Students As-
sociation of the University has
elected officers and drawn up a
tentative program foil the spring
Officers are: Fred Ray, presi-
dent; Marion Burger, re-elected
vice-president; 11. C. Lin, secre-
tary; and Lewis Horton, treasurer.
The main event this semester
will be International Students
Week, Apr. 18-24. Sponsored by
the Ann Arbor Junior Chamber of
Commerce, the week will be cli-
maxed by the annual Interna-
tional Ball at the Union.
ISA also plans to continue its
Sunday night foreign suppers at
the International Center.
The sports committee of ISA is
now planning a "sports day" for
foreign students at the IM Build-
ing. Events will include individ-
ual and team play in all possible
Search Plane
Lost in State
EAST LANSING, Feb. 20-(1>)_-
Darkness forced a temporary halt
late today in the search for a
plane carrying two Flint men
missing since a flight from
Houghton Lake to Flint late
State police said no trace of the
plane was found following a day-
long search that criss-crossed the
state. Four planes from the Self-
ridge Field Air Rescue Squad, a
state police plane and a plane
from Hougton Lake took part . in
the hunt.
Missing with the small cub craft?
owned by the Flint Flying Serv-
ice were the pilot, Ivan Martin and
Dr. William Murray, a dentist.-
Both men are from Flint.
State Police said Martin took;
off from Houghton Lake at 7 pm.;
last night.
The State Police post at Essex-
ville, near Bay City, reported that

6,000 telephone calls, receive 5,000
pieces of mail, send out 11,700
letters and answer 2,900 personal
questions a year.
Help for Students
The Chamber helps students,
"Business administration and
architecture students use us for
a home-base on local projects.
Their first step is usually to come
in and discuss their problems with
us," Christman said.
Foreign students bring in cus-
toms papers for verification of
purchase and price before sending
their packages to native lands.
Bewildered freshmen and ex-
cited football fans drop in for
maps of Ann Arbor when they get
lost or thoroughly confused in new
Facts and Figures
Where do these data-wizards
get all their facts and figures?
From the Chamber's own file
of directories Ā§tatistics, reports
and lists. Included are domestic
and foreign brokers' files: local,
state and national statistics on
production, distribution and em-
ployment; directories of 114 Mich-
igan and 82 out-state cities.
Ahlo listed are the names and
addresses of presidents and :sec-
retaries of all civic organizations
and manuals of all Federal, state
and local public officials, with po-
sitions held.
In serving the community busi-
ness interests, the Chamber plays
host to more than 100 meetings of
merchant groups in a year and
serves as a nerve-center for the
city and county war-bond drives.
It led local cooperation in the all-
cut war effort by indexing the
rules and regulations of war-time
bureaus for businessmen.
"Few people have a real idea of
our facilities and the ways in
wich we can be of service,",
Christman commented.
' Ensiaii Stubs
Are Still, Valid
Outstanding $1 Ensian stubs
will be valid until March 1, it
was announced yesterday by Buck
Dawson, managing editor.
Students still holding these par-
tial payment stubs may use them
in buying an Ensian by paying $5.
The present price of the '48 year-
book is $6.
" There are 360 down payment
stubs still outstanding," Dawson
said, "and we are interested in
seeing that all students who have
made a partial payment on an
Ensian complete the order before
our March 1 press deadline.",
Stubs may be turned in from 9
ai, to 5 p.m. every day at the
Student Publications Building.
Glee Club Itinerary
'rha T~nirarcfxr 11n, Ol~t wil

Prof. Shartel
Will Discuss
'Law in Action'
In this year's series of Thomas
M. Cooley Lectures, Prof. Burke
Shartel of the Law School will
present a working philosophy of
law in action.
He will deliver the five lectures
of this second annual series at 4:15
p.m. Monday through Friday in
Rm. 120 Hutchins Hall.
Prof. Shartel, who has taught
jurisprudence here since 1920, has
developed an original philosophy
of the legal system which he calls
"legal dynamics." He looks at law
in the light of what actually hap-
pens-haw our legal system is
really operated by the acts of of-
The first Thomas M. Cooley cec-
turer was Prof. Henry Rottschafer
of the University of Minnesota,
who last year discussed "The Con-
stitution and Socio - Economic
The lectures are named in honor
of Thomas M. Cooley, one of the
members of the Law School's first
faculty, which was organized in
The Law School and the Wil-
liam W. Cook Endowment for Le-
gal Research sponsor the lectures.
Pressure from member organi-
zations of the National Students
Association has been held partly
responsible for the passage of the
Meade bill for increased veterans
subsistence, according to an NSA
NSA published a bulletin urging
passage of the bill and urging
member groups to push passage
NSA had also sought to have the
bill amended to include increases
as provided in the original Rog-
ers Bill.
A booklet entitled "Study. Travel
and Work Abroad," providing in-
formation on the major European
schools, has been published by
NSA to provide a centralized
source of information to students
planning summer travel and study
in Europe.
The booklet included sections
on study, tours, student exchange,
work projects, reconstruction and
special activities.
Data on courses, language re-
quirements, fees, and room and
board costs of foreign Uni-
versities is also included.
The booklets will be distributed
on campus by the Student Legis-
lature. Further information may
be obtained from Tom Walsh,
chairman of the -Legislature NSA
* - -
"Student Leadership and Gov-
ernment in Higher Education," a
booklet written by NSA vice-presi-
dent Ralph Dungan and Gordon
Klopf, has recently been published

O Y S TE R D R E D G E AT W ORIK -- An oyster harvester is demonstrated at Grand
Vass, 50 miles east of Orleans, for the Louisiana Conservation Commission. Its inventor, A. M'.
Brown of Mobile, A device can harvest 600 .barrels of usable oysters daily. le added it also
can be used to gather seed oysters for transplanting. Machine is set on a self-propelled steel barge.
Conveyor chains, run by an auto engine, are attached to a hinged frame which allows the curved
rakes to be adjusted to proper depth.

J U MP ING.aBU T I V N --Dick Button of Englewood,
N. J., U. S. and North American men's figure skating champion,
and recent winner of European title, jumps during practice at
St. Moritz, Switzerland, for the forthcoming winter Olympics.




T R O U T F I S H E R M A N - .W. R. Fithian, president of
the: Kansas City chapter of Missouri Trout Fisherman's Association,
prepares for opening of the state season March 1 by unlimbering
one of his 34 fly rods to test its balance.

C I L D R E N A N D P E T 0 X - Jerry the ox, bought during the meat shortage by Harry.
Malen'ke, farmer near Minneapolis, as potential steak, now is a pet of the children, Charles, 3,(at
bridle) and (left to right) Kenny, 9, Francis, 11, Gene, 5, Billie, 12, and Wallie, 13.;'


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