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THURSDAY, APRl 21, 1949

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WORLD PROBLEM:
Cancer Research Now

Stagnated
Cancer is a world problem
there is stagnation in research
E. V. Cowdry, professor of a:
omy and director of researcl
Washington University, said
terday.
"We are confronted by prob
on all sides but we are maintain
our faith, hope and optimism.
"THE UNITED States s2
attempt to help nations who
not help themselves in cancer
search. Yet we should guide tl
who can maintain themse
This is not Yankee imperia:
he declared, but a desire to
ther the prevention of cancer.
"Research is not as extens
as it could be. Part of the fai
he pointed out, lies with the
dividual who does not find
symptoms in time. The m,
disheartening thing to have
say is 'I'm sorry your case
too advanced'."
"The other fault lies with
organization. Working only
time and supported on a ye,
basis, investigators are too
ited.
"IN OUR research thus fa
Dr. Cowdry continued, "we are
timistic. Clinical research in
cent years has brought better cL
to the fore."
"Many persons have Levi
undue criticism at cancer
search,"he charged. "They wo-
advocate finding the cause 1
fore the cure. Meanwhile pe
ple who already have the di
ease would suffer."
Dr. Cowdry stated that prev
tion, diagnosis and treatment

-. Dr.Cowdry

-Daily-Hank Tyson
DR. E. V. COWDRY
... find cur'e first
* * *
all important. Research must be
viewed from a practical. point of
view. Our hope and faith lies in
finding the treatment for every
kind of cancer known.
Trucking Heads
Take Short Course
Midwestern supervisors of truck-
ing fleets and bus companies are
meeting here for a one-week train-
ing course in commercial carrier
safety and carrier training.
Included among the 48 trainees
participating in the program con-
ducted by the College of Engineer-
ing and the 'U' Extension Service
are members of the Detroit and
Ann Arbor police and fire depart-
ments.

Britain Hits
Russians for
ClergyTrial
LAKE SUCCESS--()-Britain
attacked the iron curtain trials of
churchmen yesterday as a fresh
phase of Communist opposition to
religion and free thought.
Sir Alexander Cadogan, British
delegate, told the special political
committee of the UN Assembly
that Britain joins the United
States in supporting a Bolivian
move to keep the cases before the
UN until the September assembly.
* * *
THIS WOULD permit the UN to
act if nothing comes of proposals
to settle the disputes over the re-
ligious trials through the peace
treaties with Bulgaria and Hun-
gary.
The committee is debating
what to do about the trials of
Josef Cardinal Mindszenty of
Hungary and of 15 Protestant
clergymen in Bulgaria.
Australia demanded the UN set
up a special investigating com-,
mittee to be sent to Europe and
inquire into the situation.
* * *
THIS IS similar to a proposal
by Cuba. The United States turned
down the Cuban proposal and gave
its support to the Bolivian resolu-
tion.
Cadogan reviewed the trial of
Cardinal Mindszenty and said
the Hungarian government's
yellow book on the case issued
last Jan. 19 showed the "Hun-
garian government had pre-
judged the result of the trial
and would have considered it a
disaster if the trial had resulted
in an acquittal."
Mindszenty was sentenced in
February to life imprisonment for
crimes against the state.
The Dreamers
DETROIT-Day-dreaming is a
necessary part of growing up. It
gives the child a chance to coor-
dinate his experiences and ideas.
Child psychiatrists and educators
now recognize it as a healthy out-
let for pent-up emotions.

By PETER HOTTON
Not being satisfied with visiting
a brewery for experience in chemi-
cal engineering, 70 members of
the student chapter American So-
ciety of Chemical Engineers vis-
ited a plant which makes the
stronger stuff -Hiram Walker
Distilleries, Ltd.
Before the tour of the distil-
leries, located in Windsor, Ontario,
the engineers were treated to lunch
in the plant cafeteria-the other
refreshments didn't come until
after the trip, according to Fred
Keck, one of the members who
made the field trip.
* * *
RAW MATERIALS for whisky
are usually the same, he declared,
malt, corn and barley. "In their
long journey to the finished joy-
juice, the grain is first soaked in
plain water, then into a mash, in-
cluding shells, hulls and anything
else that happens to be present,"
Keck explained.
The mash, which isn't too
pleasant looking, Keck said, is
then steeped in huge cypress
vats for 72 hours, and trans-
ferred to big distilling columns,
40 feet high and seven in diam-
eter, where 600 gallons are dis-
c tilled an hour.
"The pure white whiskey is put
into special Arkansas oak barrels
for aging, Keck explained. "To
take the natural wood alcohol out
of the barrels so it won't interfere
with that of the whiskey, they are
burned out."
AFTER AGING for six years,
the chunks of charcoal which get
into the whiskey are filtered out,
and the liquid is in its finished
state-a golden-brown taste-tan-
talizing drink-to some people,
Keck declared. The golden color
is simply the result of the char-
coal, he added.
"After the six years of aging
are up, the whiskey is 'bottled in

bond and ready for the cus-
tomer," Keck said.
"'Bottled in bond' means that
the whiskey is bottled under the
national revenue laws of Canada."
In the aging time the whiskey
evaporated some 35 per cent
through the wood pores-and the
company is given 35 per cent off
on taxes," he added.
* * *
"BUT IF the whiskey evaporates
less, the company will be taxed
more," Keck said. "If it evaporates
more, the tax remains the same
and the company loses."
The distilleries keep 300,000
barrels of Canadian Club in the
aging vaults each year-the
whiskey they're making now
you'll be drinking in 1955, he ob-
served.
"After the tour, when we didn't
have to observe the intricate plant
functions, we became intimately
acquainted with the company's
product. The bus drivers drank
ginger ale," Keck said.

THEY WON'T GO DRY:
Engineers Learn Tricks
Of Whisky-Making Trade

Publisher To
Award $3,000
For Best Book
Pen-pushing students will have
a chance to cop a $3,000 award
for writing the best children's
book manuscript submitted to the
publishing division of the Wilcox
and Follet Publishing Co.
Robert Graham, manager of a
local bookstore, announced that
the annual award of $3,000 known
as the "Charles W. Follett Award"
will be made for the best book
for children between the ages of
eight and sixteen, either fiction
or non-fiction.
The contest which will run
through Sept. 1, is open to all but
company employees. Entry blanks
required to accompany scripts
may be obtained by mailing a re-
quest to the contest editor, 322
South State St.
Playing Doctor
DETROIT-Neurotic adults are
not the only ones who enoy taking
their temperatures and swallow-
ing pink pills. Psychologists say
that one of the universal delights
of childhood is dressing up and
playing doctor.

Television for all will be a real-
ity when stratovision begins its
Job, George B. Saviers, divisional
representative for Westinghouse,
said yesterday.
In explaining the revolutionary
technique. "stratovision." he stated
that it was a new method of radio
and television broadcasting from
the air.
THIS WARTIME development
has overcome the biggest obstacle
to national television coverage,
Saviers told the group.
By relaying the television
signal to an airplane flying high
in the stratosphere, 200 miles of
mountains or valleys could be
covered by one television station.
Through the use of stratovision,
eight planes flying between New
York and the west coast could
bring television to 78 per cent of
the population.
BESIDES greatly reducing the
Clean Citizens
WASHINGTON - Ninety-five
per cent of all the bath tubs in
the world are in the United States.

Stratovision Revolutioizes
Transmission of Television

cost of transmitting television,
the use of airplanes for relay will
bring better receptio.n and also
permit the mass sending of color
According to Saviers. Westing-
house is convinced that stratovi-
sion is a sound, economic proposi-
tion which promises to put televi-
sion within the reach of everyone.
ROTC Society
Taps Fifteen
Five rounds fired from the tra-
ditional cannon last night herald-
ed the tapping of 15 new squires
of Scabbard and Blade, the na-
tional military honor society.
New members of the society are:
Frederick Rouse, John A. Lind-
quist, John S. Leonard II, Carter
Strong, George Chiames, Al Wahl,
John Passfield, Robert Legate,
Duane Sherman, William Des-
Jardins, Walter Teninga,Douglas
Jeannero, Robert Linder, William
Gripman, and Richard Gresla.

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(Editor's note: Contributors to
What's Up in the Dorms should
contact Dolores Palanker at The
Daily or 105 Betsy Barbour.)
Helen Newberry Residence Hall
will hold an informal record dance
from 9 p.m. to midnight tomorrow.'
Cards, particularly bridge, will
take up the greater part of the eve-
ning with dancing and refresh-
ments as a sideline.
ALLEN-RUMSEY HOUSE and
Adams House, in West Quad, will
join forces to have a joint hayride
Saturday.
The wagons will start off at
7:30 p.m. and after the ride danc-
ing and refreshments will be on
the program at the Circle 7 Ranch.
WOMEN OF MARTHA Cook
will hold an "Open-open" house
from 3 to 5 p.m. Sunday.
This means that all floors in the
dorm and all rooms will be open
to both men and womensguests
during the specified hours. Tea
will afterwards be served in the
Blue Room.
* * * ~
WEST QUADDERS, attention!
Lend us an ear,
Hospodi Pomilui
Soon will be here.
* * *
A sign recently appeared in one
of the rooms on the first floor of

West Quad advertising "Rooms for
Girls."
Shortly afterwards a bevy of
15 women carrying golf sticks,
tennis rackets and other para-
'phernalia appeared at the door
asking to inspect the "Rooms
for Girls."
The astounded men showed the
prospective roomers around, sur-.
.prising the residents-some were
caught on the way to the shower
-who weren't used to the phe-
nomenon of having women around.
The rooms, however, didn't
please the lookers, who it is sus-
pected were from Adelia Cheever
directly across the street. They
thought the rooms were "too
small."
Since the incident signs have
appeared on the dorm doors ad-
vertising for new and different
roommates while present ones are
being offered for auction.
Extra Faculty for
hummer Session
The political science depart-
ment has announced that Prof.
Elmer E. Schattschneider of Wes-
leyan University and Prof. John
D. Lewis of Oberlin will teach here
during the summer session.
Prof. Schattschneider will con-
duct courses and seminars on
American political parties, while
Prof. Lewis will instruct classes in
American political thought and
theory.
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