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TAG DAY WEDNESDAY:
Fresh Air Camp Runs
Workshop To Aid Boys

By DAVE THOMAS
"Workshop"in human behavior."
This is the maxim upon which
the University Fresh Air Camp
has been run throughout the 29
years of its existence, according
to Camp Director William C.
£forse.
* ~* *
AT THE Fresh Air Camp site
NSA Hopefuls
To Be Quizzed
Candidates for campus dele-
gates to the National Student As-
sociation will write quizzes at 7
p.m. today in Rm. 35, Angell Hall.
The exams will cover the struc-
ture of student government on
campus, information on NSA and
principles of Roberts Rules of par-
liatnentary procedure.
Zach hopeful will also be inter-
viewed by the Student Legislature
cabinet next week before final ap-
pointment of seven telegates and
seven alternates.
The 14 chosen will attend all
regional and national meetings of
N8A, including the Third Na-
tional Congress at the University
of Illinois in August.

on Patterson Lake, 24 miles north-
west of Ann Arbor, underprivi-
leged boys with behavioral prob-
lems have received unforgettable
summer experiences along with
expert therapeutic treatment
every summer since 1921.
The generosity of University
faculty, alumni, students and
friends have made their vaca-
tions possible, Morse pointed
out.
This year a $5,000 goal has been
set up for the Fresh Air Camp Tag
Day collections Wednesday.
* *-*
THE 230 BOYS who are now
accommodated each summer in
two four-week sessions are select-
ed by social agencies in and
around Detroit.
"We try to get boys with
definite adjustment problems
who are not so far gone on the
road to delinquency that the
short summer program will not
do them any good," Director
Morse said.
At the camp the boys, who are
generally between the ages of
eight and 13, are worked into a
program of activities which in-
clude everything from organized
athletics to craft work and over-
night trips.

-Daily-Wally Barth
STARTS TODAY-Ted Heusel, Grad., as Abraham Lincoln, talks
things over in a final rehearsal with Nafe Katter, '49, and Marilyn
Scheel, '49. "Abe Lincoln in Illinois" is the speech department's
final major dramatic production of the semester.
* * * *
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U' Students
To Perform
In Festival
Another Martha Scott may be
in the making at the University.
Continuing a practice which be-
gan with the first season of the
Drama Festival back in 1928, Fes-
tival producers are recruiting stu-
dent talent for bit parts in the
forthcoming five-play season.
IT WAS IN one of the earlier
Festivals that Miss Scott, who had
every intention of becoming a
schoolmarm, first became ac-
quainted with professional grease-
paint. She played small roles !°n
Festival productions.
So far, 17 University students
have been chosen to appear in
"Ah Wilderness" and "Twelfth
Night," the first two plays of
the season.
Appearing in "Ah Wilderness"
will be Pat McKenna, '49, Mar-
garet Pell, '50, Stanley Challis, '51,
John Sargent, '49, and William
Bromfield, '49.
* * *
STUDENT ACTORS in "Twelfth
Night," May 17 to 21, will include
Earl Matthews; Vic Hurwitz, '49;
Ted Heusel, Grad.; Nafe Katter,
'49; and Harold Lentz, '50.
Sargent and Bromfield will also
appear in "Twelfth Night."
Also in the cast are Marilyn
Scheel, '49,; Robert Samuelo-
witz, '52; Forrest Campbell,
Marilyn Begole, '50, and Richard
Etlinger.
Choice seats are still available,
especially in the middle price
brackets, according to ticket
chairman James Murnan. Single
seats will go on sale May 5 in the
Garden Room of the League.
'U' Professors
Set To Attend
Conferences
Thirteen members of the faculty
will travel to various parts of the
country for professional confer-
ences this week and next.
From the physics department,
Professors Ernest Barker, James
Cork, H. R. Crane, David M. Den-
nison and Philip Jastrom will at-
tend the annual convention of the
American Physical Society today
through Saturday in Washington,
D.C.
PROF. ARTHUR H. Copeland
of the mathematics department
will be in Philadelphia Friday and
Saturday to give a paper at the
American Mathematical Society
meeting.
The American Society for
Clinical Investigation will draw
six members of the Medical
School staff .Monday through
Wednesday.
They are: Dr. Frank H. Bethell,
Dr. J. W. Conn, Dr. Jere M. Bauer,
Dr. Ivan F. Duff, Dr. Chris J. D.
Zarafonetis and Dr. J. Marion
Bryant, all of the internal medi-
cine department.
Prof. Frederick S. Turneaure
will represent the geology depart-
ment at a Conference on Radioac-
tive Ores at the Michigan College

Student and teacher crossed
verbal swords last night before
a meeting of the United World
Federalists.
Pamela Wrinch, Grad., and N.
Marbury Efimenco, political sci-
ence instructor, hotly debated the
issue: "Garry Davis-Realist or,
Dreamer?"
MISS WRINCH contended that
Davis has shown himself a dream-
er in his revolutionary approach
to' world government.
"If progress is to be achieved
by a minimum of human labor,
it will be effected through exist-
ing foundations," Miss Wrinchs
said.
She pointed out that national-.
ism which hinders the United Na-
tions will also hinder any scheme
for world government. Even more
important, she said, is the fact
that Davis has no real plan for
organization.t

-Daily-Bill Ohlinger
ARBORETUM ACCIDENT-Two local teen-age boys landed in
University Hospital yesterday afternoon after the car in which
they were riding crashed into a tree in Nichols Arboretum after
rounding a curve on Glen drive. Carl Plantz of 1460 South Maple
road, the driver, and Henry Frees of 605 East Huron, his passenger,
were treated at the Hospital and then dismissed.
Graduate Student, Instructor
Trade Views in UWF Debate

"If Mr. Davis offered a plan,
any plan, it would be easier to
follow him," she said.
TAKING THE VIEW that Davis'
approach is actually realistic, Efi-
menco contended that orthodox
weapons for solving world prob-
lems have apparently failed.
"Perhaps things have come
to such a shape in the world
that we need a revolutionary ap-
proach," Efimenco said.
"As long as we fiddle around
with the UN we can have no gov-
ernment beyond it," Efimenco
said. He felt that there must be
a big jump in the minds of people
from a national loyalty to an in-
ternational one.
* * *
"THE ONLY WAY we can ex-
pect people to become aware of
world government is by dramatic
advertising, such as Davis has
done," he declared.

The speech department will be-
gin a three-day run of "Abe Lin-
coln in Illinois" at $ p.m. today
in the Lydia Mendelssohn Theatre.
Robert E. Sherwood's Pulitzer
Prize winning play is directed by

Blusiness Drops
At Health Service
Student health in March con-
tinued to be good, according to Dr.
Warren E. Forsythe, director of
the Health Service.
"Despite the highest second se-
mester enrollment in the history
of the University, compared to
other years the total number of
clinic calls was reduced slightly,"
he said.
At no time this year has it been
necessary to provide five hospital
beds per thousand population, a
standard agreed upon by health
authorities, Dr. Forsythe declared.

Prof. William P. Halstead. Jack
Bender, Grad., designed the nu-
merous sets.
TED IIEUSEL, Grad., will play
the leading role of Lincoln, and
Margaret Pell, '50, has the part of
Mary Todd. Others in the cast
are: Ruth Livingston, '49; Nafe
Katter, '49; Marilyn Scheel, '49;
Victor Hurwitz, '49; and John
Sargent, '49.
Beginning with a rude scene
in a log cabin, Sherwood shows
how the loose-jointed youth of
New Salem grew into the sad-
faced man who left Springfield
to become President at a dark
moment in history.
There are scenes of raw prairie
life, romance, humor, and rural
politics.
Tickets are on sale now in the
theatre box office. A special price
rate for students is granted for
tonight and the Saturday matinee

N.Y. Police
End Man's
Long Hidig
NEW YORK-(A'-The world
Paul Makushak shunned for ten
years closed in on him yesterday.
He didn't like it.
While psychiatrists sought to
plumb his mind, Makushak, 33,
pleaded to go back to the dark
filthy cubicle in the wall of a
Brooklyn tenement house where
he says he lived since 1939.
* * *
POLICE broke 'through the wall
Tuesday night and fell back be-
fore the fetid air of the cubicle
and the strange sight confronting
them.
Out crawled a massive man
wrapped in filthy rags. A great
fringe of curling dark beard
almost covered his face.
He was stooped and barely able
to stand after the ten years in
his three-by-five-foot cave. He
had not bathed in ten years.
* * *
THAT WAS the Paul Makushak
whom his tailor father, Peter, had
not seen since he went on an
errand for him ten years ago.
His mother, who fed him and
tended to his needs, guarded the
secret of his existence until she
was forced to go to a hospital
Tuesday.
In anybody's book, one of them
is hustling, strapping Charles H.
(Chuck) Percy. Said TIMEl early
this year:
Ever since he was an undergradu~ate
at the University of Chicago, Charles
Ii ercy has been a young business-
man in a hurry. To work his way
through college (his banker father had
gone broke in the depression), Chuck
Percy ran a wholesale business supply-
ing the university's fraternities with
food, coal, furniture and linen. He also
held two other jobs, and captained the
rough, tough water polo team. In th~e
summer vacation of 1937 he took a job
at $12 a week in Chicago's Bell &
Howell Co. (cameras). For the next
IIf% years he was in & out of BelC&
Howell, but was seldom out of the
nind of its president, Joe H. McNabb.
It was McNabb who persuaded
Chuck Percy to work for Bell& Howell
on weekends and vacations, and gave
him a full-time job when he graduated
from Chicago in 94c. He was put in
charge of a nb department to handle
defense contracts. The contracts rolled
in so fast that six months later, when
Percy was 21, he was in charge of the
major part of Bell & Howell's business.
Just before he joined the Navy as a
seaman, McNabb made him assistant
secretary and a company director.
New Theme. Stationed on the West
Coast, Percy spent his spare time
studying West Coast industries and
the causes of strikes. His reports so
impressed McNabb that when Chuck
Percy was discharged (as lieutenant),
he became Bell & Howell's industrial
relations and personnel director.

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Cook Coeds
Take Pledge
(Continued from Page 1)
some of the comments weredfa-
vorable to the Martha Cook dec-
laration, a majority of the men
expressed concern about its suc-
cess.
"If we give in to a limited re-
striction, it won't be long until
holding hands will be considered
immoral," a worried-looking en-
gineer said.
Others feared that the volun-
tary withholding of affection
would become a campus craze.
"Just like goldfish swallowing,"
a freshman explained. However,
Mrs. Leona B. Diekema, social di-
rector of Martha Cook, was highly
pleased with the pledge.
"I hope," she said, "that this ac-,
tion, initiated entirely by the stu-
dents themselves, will be adopted
by all 5,000 women on campus and
that it will eventually include the
15,000 men, also."
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ChUCK PERCY
The reports were impressive.

Percy began to streamline Bell &
H~owell's management. In 18 months,
he reduced the number of departments
from 189 to 130, hopes to bring them
down eventually to 88.
New Boss. This week, Percy got the
go-ahead to finish the job-and in his
own way. To succeed McNabb, who
died last week, the directors chose him
president.At .29, he is boss of a com-
pany that sold r> milion worth of
motion-piture cameras and equip-
ment last year,"and earned a net profit
of some $2,300,000.
Successful Business.
man Charles Percy of

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