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FRIDAY, APRIL 22, 1949

THE MICHIGAN DAILY

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IN EVERY HAMLET:
Touring Teachers Treat
State to Political Truths

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By ART BRAVERMAN
Name a town in Michigan, and
some member of the political sci-
ence department has been there.
From Ishpeming to Menominee
department members have been on
the job leading discussion groups,j
teaching courses for credit and
presenting lecture and radio series
in order to circulate their ideas.
PROF. MARSHALL Knappen,
coordinator of the department's
off-campus work since last Sep-
tember, reports that 130 newspa-
pers have subscribed to a weekly
column of background information
and pro-con discussions of current
public issues, prepared by political
science staff members.
Four department members
have participated this semester
in weekly broadcasts, presented
over station WUOM here and
station WOOD in Grand Rapids.
Political science instructors have
been active on national, state and
local levels as advisers, commis-
sion members and arbitrators.
PROF. JAMES K. Pollock, de-
partment chairman, is currently
serving as a member of the Hoov-
er Commission for reorganization

of the U.S. Government's Execu-
tive Branch.
'Eight credit courses offered in
Detroit, Flint, Saginaw, Bay
City and Grand Rapids under
department auspices don't tell
the whole story. Eleven Michi-
gan cities have played, or are
now playing host to a series of
six lectures on "Areas of Rus-
sian-American Conflict."
Current American foreign policy
has been the topic of eight-week
discussion groups, prepared by the
department in Fenton, Midland
and Grand Rapids.
NEARLY EVERY member of the
department has lectured some
place or other in the state, it was
found.
Humorous episodes sometimes
arise to liven up travel worries,
according to one of the mem-
bers.
One department member, after
a discussion of the implications of
the bi-polar world, called for a
question period.
A slight, timid, white-fiaired
woman raised her hand and was
recognized.
"Professor," she asked, "are you
really happy?"

Campus
Calendar
EVENTS TODAY
Cooley Lecture-Prof. Zech-
ariah Chafee will discuss "Lack
of Power and Mistaken Use of
Power"; 4:15 p.m., Hutchins
Hall.
School of Nursing - Open
house for all women interested
in nursing; 1 to 3 p.m., Cou-
zens Hall.
Committee to End Discrim-
ination - meeting; 4:15 p.m.,
League.
Michigan Journal of the Air
- Program features story on
juvenile delinquency; 2:30 p.
m.; stations WUOM and
WKAR.
Art Cinema-"The Baker's
Wife"; 8:30 p.m., Lydia Men-
delssohn.
Michigan - "The Fighting
O'Flynn," 1, 3, 5, 7, 9 p.m.
Orpheum - "Hamlet", 8:30
p.m.
State-"An Act of Murder,"
1, 3, 5, 7, 9 p.m.
EVENTS TOMORROW
Forester's Banquet - Henry
H. Tryon will speak on "The
Need for Self Expression in
Forestry." Tickets $1.75, avail-
able in Rm. 2052 N.S.
Offer Scholarships
La Sociedad Hispanica an-
nounced that scholarship applica-
tions for study this summer at
the University of Mexico are now
being accepted.
Applications in letter form
should be submitted before May
6 to Rm. 414, Romance Languages
Building.

Sigma Delta Cli Documents
Erase Blank Spot in History

A blank-spot in the history of
Sigma Delta Chi, professional
journalism fraternity, came to life
yesterday.
Chapter members discovered a
treasure trove of documents and
official fraternity equipment lost
for morg than eight years.
* * *
THE PARAPHIENALIA was
catching dust in an obscure shelf
at the Student Publications Build-
ing, weighted down with ancient
accounting books and blocked
from view by stacks of paper.

Found in the collection was
the oil can, traditionally given
away at the annual SDX Grid-
iron Banquet. Constitution,
G.
files, initiation lamps, receipts
for 1934 through 1941-when
World War II depleted frater-
nity ranks-were all there.
Only item still missing was the ,
SDX Chapter charter, the second:
in the nation. A state-wide search-
among alumni of the chapter will,,
be launched, fraternity officialaw
said.

MODEL RAILROAD WORTH $30,000-Locomotives in a model railroad are put into operation in
preparation for Engineering Open House, to be held from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. today, by (left to right)
Frederick Lamson, '50E; Arthur Plant, '49E. More than 100 students in the College of Engineering
have worked to put the Open House into shape in conjunction with University Day, sponsored by
the Union.

What's Up in the Dorms

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(EDITOR'S NOTE: Contributors to
What's Up in the Dorms should con-
tact Dolores Palanker at The Daily
or 105 Betsy Barbour.)
Betsy Barbour house held its
second in a series of faculty
dinners and coffee hours yester-
day.
Guests at the dinner were Dr.
Robert Parry, of the chemistry de-
partment, and Mrs. Parry. Resi-
dents were given an opportunity
to meet the faculty members and
their wives after dinner at the
informal coffee hour in the lounge.
* * *
JORDAN HALL will have an
open house from 3 to 5 p.m. Sun-
day for parents and friends.
The entire house will be open
and men and women guests will
be free to inspect the rooms. Re-
freshments will be served.
Jordan's annual spring formal,
"Prelude to Spring," will be held
from 9 p.m. to midnight April 29.
TICKETS for East Quad's an-
nual semi-formal ball can be pur-
chased by all East Quad residents
from salesmen whose names are
posted on house bulletin boards.
The cosmopolitan theme of
"An International Affair" will
be carried out in the four dorm-
itory dining rooms, in each of
which suitable music will be
supplied.
Mac Ferguson's Trio will pro-
vide the background music for
the Icelandic wastes, while Ken
Norman and his orchestra will
feature Latin music and Chuck
Meyer's orchestra will offer
rhythm suitable to the African
jungle theme.

MICHIGAN HOUSE, the one
house in West Quad that has
never had a lounge, Mondaytnight
dedicated the lounge which was
made from two converted rooms
on the third floor.
Mrs. Lura Niles, house direc-
tor, cut the tape across the
door, permitting the residents
to enter and enjoy the refresh-
ments provided inside.
* * *
WEST QUADDERS, attention!
Frankie's a has-been,
The ladies won't scream
Since Hospodi Pomilui
Came in on the beam.

Vets Will Get
SummerPay
Campus veterans currently en-
rolled under Public Law 346 of the
G.I. Bill will automatically receive
subsistence payments for 15 days
after the end of the spring semes-
ter, as a leave payment, unless the
VA is notified otherwise.
Consequently, 15 days eligibility
time will be deducted from the
vet's remaining entitlement.
Those not desiring the leave pe-
riod should address letters to
Chief, Registration and Research
Section, 29R7AA, Veterans Ad-
ministration, 500 Griswold, Detroit
32, Michigan, not later than May
10.

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