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FID~AY, SETEMBER 24, 194~

THE MICHIGAN DAILY

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TIGHTEN YOUR BELTS:
Soaring Commodity Priees
Give Students HCL Blues

By DAVE THOMAS
As school bells ring out once
more across the nation, the cost
of living index has achieved new
importance to thousands of col-
lege students.
Prices of essential commodities,
such as clothing, housing, and food
have risen from four to five per
cent on a national scale since the
conclusion of the spring semester
according to the Bureau of Sta-
tistics.
Seven Injured
As Detroit Bus
Rams Truck
DETROIT-P)-Seven persons
aboard a Detroit-bound bus were
seriously injured when police said
the vehicle cracked into the rear
of a farm truck on the Willow
Run Expressway.
* * *
THE BUS DRIVER and six pas-
sengers were taken to Wayne
County General Hospital in se-
rious condition. Six other passen-
gers were less seriously injured.
The Greyhound bus, en route
from Chicago, plunged into a
truck, driven by Raymond Wentz
of Wanatah, Ind., a few miles
west of Detroit. 'Wentz, bringing
a load of potatoes into the city,
was not hurt.
PASSENGERS were trapped in-
side the vehicle until a Wayne
County Sheriff's officer climbed
through an emergency door and
cleared a passage. The bus driver,
William F. Kakish, 31, of Berwyn,
Ill., was unconscious when pried
out from under the wheel.
Those seriously injuredewere:
Lawrence Burlew, Reading,
Mich.; Henry C. Perez, San An-
tonio, Tex.; Roger Brule, Clouston,
Sask.; Benjamin Crain, Detroit;
Mattie Seller, Gary, Ind., and
Nannie Duncan, Detroit.

RETURNING University stu-
dents, fresh from a summer of
stowing away vitamins at the fam-
ily table, have discovered that as
the nation goes, so goes Ann Ar-
bor.
With meat prices still climb-
ing and despite a record wheat
crop, meals, already a major
item on college expense ac-
counts, will cost still more this
semester.
Most fraternities and sororities
report board increases of nine to
twelve per cent while local restau-
rants have been able to get by
with smaller price hikes and a
little menu juggling.
BOTH THE UNION and the
League are posting essentially the
same meal prices that they did in
the spring semester. Residence
halls, however, have found it nec-
essary to raise prices on their fare
as announced last spring.
Housing, when it can be found,
costs no more than last semes-
ter except for rooms in private
residences which have risen as
much as ten per cent.
A Sunday evening date at the
movies requires an extra dime and
possibly more if you wear that new
gabardine suit.
GABARDINES are up almost
fifteen per cent in the fall lines
and the men have only the girls
to blame, for madam's new fa-
shions require much of this tra-
ditionally masculine fabric.
Other clothing prices have re-
mained steady except for such
items as women's suits and
men's shirts which have jumped
about five per cent.
With everything pointing to a
continuing high price level, and a
general lack of sympathy from
Uncle Sam and harried parents,
Daily economists expect larger
crowds in the more inexpensive
studying hangouts such as the
General Library on the long win-
ter evenings ahead.

STARS TO BE SEEN TONIGHT-Viviane Romance and Michel
Simon seem to be more passionate than panicky in this scene
from "Panic," the French film to play at Hill Auditorium tonight
and Saturday night under the auspices of the Art Cinema League
and the Inter Co-Operative Council.
DULL FORECAST:
Few Loca I Parties Planned.

Forty Three
States Give
Draft Total
WASHINGTON-0P)-First re-
ports from registration centers in-
dicate America's armed forces will
have a pool of about 2,000,000
single, non - veteran men 19
through 25 in which to dip for
draftees.
* * *
HOWEVER, many of these will
be deferred because of occupation,
physical handicaps and other
reasons. Selective service would
not estimate officially how many
Americans are actually eligible for
induction.
If earlier defense estimates
stand, only about 250,000 will be
inducted for the '21-month peace-
time draft between now and June
30, and officials believe there will
be little trouble getting this many.
Almost all of the 250,000 will go
into the Army.
SELECTIVE SERVICE said re-
ports from 43 states, territories
and possessions show 5,208,413
men 18 through 25 registered be-
tween Aug. 30 and Sept. 18.
Of this total, 1,265,214 are in the
classification eligible for induc-
tion.
But eleven states, including
some of the country's largest, have
not reported and are not expected
to until next week.
DANCE
TON ITE
at the
WOLVERINE
DEN
To the Music
of CLIFF. HOFF and
his All-Campus Combo,
featuring volcals by
Pat DuPont
The DEN
1311 So. U., 2 Doors East of Forest

Virginia Warren, daughter of
G.O.P. Vice-Presidential Candi-
date Earl Warren, will be intro-
duced to Detroit today by a group
of Young Republicans from the
University.
They were invited to Miss War-
ren's Detroit reception by Young
Republican President James

REPUBLICAN GLAMOUR:
Gov. Warren's Daughter Will Visit Detroit

Schoener at the club's first meet-
ing of the term held last night.
Other plans for the term include
a talk by Ex-Governor Wilber
Brucker. He will tell of his ex-
periences on the G.O.P. platform
committee of the national conven-

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made by the club last spring.
At later meetings, Schoener re-
vealed, a notary public will b
present to register voters and a
complete file of out state ballot
will be available.

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This will be a mighty party-less
weekend in Ann Arbor.
Lone study lamps will gleam in
most of the 'campus' sororities,
fraternities, and dorms tonight
and tomorrow.
Only nine parties are scheduled
for the entire campus this week-
end, according to The Daily Of-
ficial Bulletin's tally sheet. ib
average weeks, they total in the}
plushy 20's or 30's.
It's fairly obvious. Students
aren't giving up the social whirl.
It's just that East Lansing lights
look brighter to a goodly number
of them.
l-un reds of students will desert
Ann Arbor to follow the team to
Michigan State. There some of
them will sweat out pre-party
hours trying to get into the sta-
dium.
Whether or not they make it
(the ticket situation being what it
is), Lansing residences will be

swollen with Michigan party-ers
following the contest.
Next weekend, though, the sit-
uation should be reversed. Mrs.
Ruth Callahan, of the Office of
Student Affairs, said that fall so-
cial activities will really get un-
derway here with the first home
games.

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