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THE MICHIGAN DAILY '

TUESDAY, SEPTEBER27,1949

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HEMOGLOBIN HUNT:
Campus Chairmen Cry
For Blood in New Drive

SUPER-SPECIAL PARKING LOT:.
Local Triple Decker Carport Earns Wide Acclaim

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By JANET WATTS
All we want is your blood.
So cry the campus chairmen as
they prepare to launch the biggest
blood letting session this Univer-
sity has ever known.
* * *
WYM PRICE, who heads the
drive this year, points out that a
special pact with the University
Hospital will allow almcst all
campus students to fill the Hos-
pital blood bank and earn money
for the World Student Service
fund at the same time.
"All you do is step up to the{
hospital and tell them you wish
to give your blood to the WSSF.
It's as simple as that," he says.
WSSF is a world student or-
ganization designed to provide
funds for European students who
need food and books in order to
live and study. With its central
headquarters in Geneva, WSSF
groups are found on almost all
campuses in the United States.
THE UNIVERSITY committee
hopes to duplicate the record of
the University of 'Nevada where
2,000 students donated their blood
money to the fund last year.
Interested students may go to
the University Hospital where
doctors will type their blood and
place them on donors' lists.
Though anyone who is physical-
ly able to give may do so, men
are taken in preference to wom-
en, hospital authorities say.
The standard rate of $15 a pint
will be turned over to the WSSF.
Of groups contacted so far,
about 35 students have indicated
that they will donate their blood,
Price said. The committee con-
tacted church groups Sunday and
later hopes to reach all campus
units,
PRICE LISTED several remind-
ers for would-be donators:

Do not eat for four hours be-
fore donating blood.
Those suffering from bad hay
fever or allergies may not give
blood.
Those who have had a malaria
relapse within the last seven years
may not give.
The program is part of a plan
to educate the campus in the
meaning and purpose of WSSF,
Price said.
"There will not be a formal
bucket campaign this year unless
we can't raise the money in any
other way. Instead we plan to'
contact groups personally through-
out the year." he said.
U Gets Prize
For Good Will
An award for its work in the
French language and literature
has been given the University by
the Association of Franco-Ameri-
can Qood Will, which has head-
quarters in Paris.
Founded to commemorate the
asdlstange given to France by
Americans in two world wars, the
Association each year grants a
series of ten prizes to educational
inrstitutions which are developing
the common culture of the United
States and France
A letter received by President
Alexander G. Ruthven announced
that this year the University will
be awarded a prize consisting of
books on France and its colonial
areas and concerning some lead-
ers of French thought.
In 1937, Prof. Fernand Balden-
sperger, president of the Associa-
tion, received an honorary doc-
tor's degree from the University in
recognition of his work on com-
parative philology.

By DON KOTITE
A unique experiment in the field
of civic improvement, Ann Arbor's
modern three-decker "carport" at
First and Washington Sts. has
proven its worth in the first four
months of operation.
This infant project, first such
municipally-owned structure in
the nation, has attracted consid-
erable attention both locally and
nationally for several reasons.
ANN ARBORITES point with
pride at the "carport's" low-slung
construction and roomy interior,
designed to meet strict parking
requirements.
And citizens from as far as Cali-
fornia have written in to compli-
ment local officials on their non-
profit scheme-a system calling
for every cent collected to be used
in aiding the general Ann Arbor
parking setup.

PRS CROSSES STREET:
Able Cable Drags Frat
House from Its Perch
A three inch steel cable w s 1~ re- rders and 16 inch timbers
sponsible for moving the 800 tonz through them, set the house on
Phi Rho Sigma medical fraternity jacks and raised it a few inches.
house from the northeast (o the Then the cement foundation and
soutieast corner of Catherine and basement attachments were
N. Ingalls Sts. this summer, ripped away.
The house, completed in 1931.
stood on land wan ed by St. Jo- T i' ;''w,' placed on wooden
seph's Hospital for needed ex un- roll rs and truck with a winch
sion. The hospital purcliased the a:.t netdi nd the rent. Cement
land for $104,000, and on Juln 141 pu ed in inunder thebuilding
the job of moving t he 18 rlooi
house begant -iis.ew* * *
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after an eight-month construction
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gested downtown streets. Parking NO MORE PARKING IIEADACHES-Helping to solve Ann Arbor's acute parking problems, the new
meter headaches have since ceas- $292,000 "carport" downtown has just completed its fourth working month. Scores of motorists
ed to harass the nearly 500 motor- daily leave their automobiles on one of the structure's three decks as they trot off to work or shop.
ists who daily use the building's
facilities while they work or.shop Municipally- owned, it is the first of its type in the country.
in town.-
UNOFFI('IAL estimates by lot ON O V R N E E T
foreman Charles Marken reveal
about 100 all-day parkers each t-L rSB
day. The structure eas a total
capacity for handling 241 morn-
ing-to-night parkers, served by ai
crew of five attendants. School work doesn't take up Also the Committee to End lies in the field of foreign lan-
, quite all of student time. Discrimination, composed of guages find that there are
To avoid undue cThere are approximately 145 representatives from approxi- groups of other people on cam-
glassed-in pay booths are beat organizations that have been of- mately 21 campus organizations pus who share their enthusiasm
ed on each o he decks, by t e ficially approved by the office of who have joined together to in- about how the rest of the world
entrance drives. Motorists pick Student Affairs. vestigate the possibility of dis- speaks.
up their tickets after parking vetgtetepssbltyo i-*pas
and pay on returning. The rates E ecrimination in the acceptance There is Deutscher Verein for
are 10 cents for the first two To EY tot E from the purely of new students to the campus the German language students,
hours, a nickel for each addi- societies and those specializing in and to advocate the removal of Sociedad Hispanica for the Span-
tional two.scetieoa hises oriln- questions which might be used ish lover, Cercle Francais for those
certain geographical areas or an- for discriminatory reasons from who are learning the French
Architects Colvin and Heller, guages. all application blanks used by tongue and the Russian Circle for
along with civic officials, have The political groups play a the University. those studying that language.
lost no time sizing up possibilities large role in the lives of many Sports groups are also active on * * *
for such large-scale projects in students on campus. Included campus. Included here are the THERE ARE ALSO separate
other nearby areas. on campus are every shade of ULLR Ski club, the Sailing Club, groups of students from many far-
Ann Arbor definitely needs an- political belief from Young and the Flying Club all open to away lands who meet regularly to
other like it, even bigger, they Democrats to Young Progres- students for a minimum charge. bring to their college life the bit
feel. And someday, they predict- sives, from Democratic-Social- A newly organized campus Youth of the home country they have
ed, when city-run "ports" pay ists to Young Republicans. Hostels combines all types of ath- been missing. There is an Arab
for themselves, parking there may Membership in each of these letics under its general policy of Club, an Armenian Student's As-
be for free. groups is open to all those who going anywhere "you can travel sociation, a Chinese Student's
-- -are interested in the policies of under your own steam.' Club, a Chinese Student's Mutual
national parties or organizations.
n a r CONNECTED with the various Help Club, a Hindustan Associa-
Exhibit R are fields of study are numerous clubs tion, a Polonia Club, a Hawaii
ACTIVE ON campus also arwhich the ichigan newcomer can Club, a Turkish Club, a Club Eur-
parts of national parties but were join. There are special clubs for opa, a Philippine-Michigan Club,
i' formed to deal with specific pliti- architects-to-be, for anthropology and a Committee for Displaced
calrmedtocdial itsues. fic poi-students, for journalism enthus- Students. A newly formed Persian
Fifty five rare botanical books. cal and social issues. iasts, for future doctors and would- Club is the latest to join this
Included among these are the be barristers. group which show students how
all published before 1800, are cur- Americans for Democratic Ac- Social research students have the rest of the world lives.
rently on exhibit at Clements Li- tion, a group which supports, their own special club, as do For those who are lured by the
brary. generally, the policies of 'New those interested in public ad- footlights and the magic of the
The collection which reveals the Deal' Democrats, the Inter- ministration or in international theatrical business, there are a
Racial association, open to all relations. For those whose fu- number of clubs to join. Besides
history of botanical illustration those who believe in equality s the Theatre Guild and the Stu-
was loaned to the library by Mrs. aogrlgosadntoai ture careers lie in the businessd
among religionsand natona worl dthere is a group which ent Players who present shows
Roy A. Hunt of Pittsburgh. ties. studies prticularly marketing throughout the school year, there
These rare books and manu- The United Nations Council of procedure; another concerned are more specialized groups. The
scripts constitute one of the best Students advocates a strong effec- with industrial relations. Gilbert and Sullivan Society pro-
private collections in this country tive international organization, The pharmacy school has its duces one of those perennially f.a-
on: botany, according to Colton and the United World Federalists own after-hours club as does the vorite shows each term; the Men's
Storm, associate director of the who campaign for "one world" music school and the forestry stu- and Women's Glee Clubs present
library. now. dents. rhere are clubs for art full programs of popular, semi-
Among the works on display are * * * enthusiasts, for psychology spe- classical and classical songs dur-
several of the earliest reports writ- ANOTHER NEW non-political cialists, for poetry lovers. ig the season also. An American
ten on American plant life. This group interested in political affairs o e e Guild of Organists is functioning
includes a description published is the newly recognized Committee THE ENGINEERS-TO-BE have on campus as is the Hot Record
in 1569 of the tobacco and sassa- for Civil Rights. Still another non- eight functioning clubs, each deal- Society for the jazz lovers here.
fras growing in Florida and the partisan organization is the Ameri- ing with a specific field of that ---
remains of a 16-volume report can Veteran's Committee, part of profession. There is even a spe-
on North American plants by an the National AVC and open to all cial club for women engineers.
early Spanish explorer. ex-servicemen, or women. Those whose particular talent

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he biggest moving job ev] a
empted in Ann Arbor. A De troit
rm handled the moving of the
rick house from its foundations.
cross Catherine Street, onto its
ew foundation.
A crew of six men knocked
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equipment in the house. They now
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