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'Ht Lab' IKnow No Season Changes

By RON WATTS
PMegardbess of seasonal changes,
Phoenix Poject reserch Isalways
kn9wn as a "hot lab." .
The atomic lab is located in the
baseent of Palme aoraoy
ment oradio-active idie an
* * *
Hospta theIie i s d fo
tions.
E'vety two weeks a shipment of
radio-active material arrives in
abox lined with two Inches of
lead. Inside are small glass viles
filled wltb a clear liquid. The
radio-active substances a r e
within the liquid medium of wa-.
ter and iodine.
All the diluting work is done
In a small room in the basernent,
surrounded on three sides by
'earth. Within the room the act-
ual dliluting is done In an oven-
shaped comipartment. The greater
part, of the , compartment front
is covered by a two Inch barrier
of lead.
* *. *
THE DILUTING is done by Da-
vid Weyant, Ai research assistant
In: the lab, He works with the mix-
ture while watehing his move-

ments through a tilted mirror in
the back of the compartment. All
wih long handled pairo ngs.
Weyant has a geiger counter
beside him while working In the
lab When he hears a fi us
knows that sme ver active ma-
"t' thoen tat youe wat to move
fas tofthe msoateialan geats
WOKRST he lab weoha ar rub-e
if radio-active substance is spilled
on any part of the person.
The floor Is made of a heavy
paper material which can be
ripped up in case any of the li-
quids are spilled.
Weyant says that he must con-
stantly 'be on guard of. becoming
too familiar with the colorless ra-
dio-active iodine. "Because the
Mixer To lie Held
The Graduate Student Council
will hold its second mixer of the
year at 8:30 p.m. tonight on the
third floor of the Rackham Bldg.
All graduate .£tudents are invited
to attend, according to -John
.Paivenen, social chairman.

radiations are invisible, you never
know anything is going wrong un-
til it happens-that's the reason
ford the geiger counter, Weyant
said.
uAnother part of the lab is a mea-
effort ait bee maem toliminate
science departments use 'this lab
ed ar tsted fr radio-actv radi

THE MICIGIAN DAILY
"Only a few dates are left when
aointments can be made for
'Ensian pictures," Joe Heinlein,
promotIon manager 'announced.
The 23rd, 24th and 25th of this
month are almost completely open,
and severa appontmen1t maye
wise this week and next are filled
bmade by phone awel as In -

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Use This Cheek List To Help You
With Your Fall Book Selections:
ERNEST HEMINGWAY-Across the River
and into the Trees........... ......... ..3.00
MIKA WALTARI-The Adventurer............ .3.50
GILBRETH & CAREY-Belles on their Toes. ..... .3.00
BETTY MacDONALD-Anybody Can Do Anything. . 2.75
THOMAS COSTAIN-Son of a Hundred Kings. .. . . 3.00
JOYCE CAREY-A Fearful Joy... . ... ........ . .3.00
BEN AMES WILLIAMS-Owen Glen. ............3.75
FRANK YERBY-Foodtide..... ..........0
A. J. CRONIN-Spanish Gardener.............. .3.00
ANGELA TH IRKELL-County Chronicle....... ..3.50

AN
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PICTURES!
Make that
Appointment NOW
For your convenience:
Phone 2-32-4 1
or come in person
MICHIGANENSIAN OFFICES
Student Publications Building
1-5 P.M.

SUN WORSHIPPERS--Marg Kennedy, '51, Jim Moran, '52, and Lydia Wilhelm, '51 A&D praying for
tlear weather for tonight's Hodge Podge Hop, all campus activities show and pep rally.

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wth Jan Peerce, htalo Tajo, Leonard Warren,
Erna Berger, Robert Shaw Chorale and Orch.
Complete with Album and Booklets.
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Pictures by

Carlyle

Mars hall

said.
The HIodge Podge Hop' ts in-
corporating.the 'activities smoker
usually held at the Union during
the tal ts inform students .about
various; campus activities. tooths
run b':'epresenii.tives 'of~ the acti-
vities will be spaced across the
north and south ten ds of the park-
ing lot to give any'curious students
information.
T HE SE BOOT HS will also give
students a chance to meet promi-
nent members ot dhe differept ac-
tivities and discuss qualifications
and time requirements.
Booths are being manned by the
Unon, Lege- mn's Gle
Club, the Flying Club,:Gilbert and
Sullivan Society, Women's Ath-
letic Association,. Wolverine Club,
Student Legislature, Association
of tndependent Men, tnterFrater-'
nity Council, and the Rifle Club.
Others are Assembly, Student
Religious Association, 'Ensian,
Hostel Club, Midhigan Daily, .Uni-
versity Choir, Michigan Singers,
Arts Chorale, and World Student
Service Fund.
Several campus organizations
were unable to back a booth aV
this time, and they will not be
represented at the affair.
ACCORDING TO master of
ceremonies Bob Atkins, '51, the
dance intermission entertainment
put on by the Phoenix Project
committee will be "20 minutes of
informal, spontaneous comedy."
Bob Leopold, '52, and his Ann
Arbor Alley-cats Dixieland Band
will get things off to a rocking
start. with the "Muskrat Ram-
ble" followed by other epics of
the jazz era.
Working with the jazz-mren will
be seven co-eds from Betsy Bar-
bour doing a can-can which makes
the Phoenix truly "a living mem..
orial."
Plans f or "the most beautiful
co-ed on campus" to .parade
through the acts modeling a ful
coat fell through, according to At.;
kins, because neither could be
found in time for the dance.
IN - ADDITION, Bev Oiszynskl,
'SOEd., and Joel Sebastion, '54,
wil sing duets and do impersona.
tions.
"If it gets extremely cold, ot
rains, we'll move everything in'
side the League," Lydia Wilhelm
'51 A&D, League chairman said

LOUD AND CLEAR-Beverly Olszynski, 'SOEd. hits a high note
for master of ceremonies Bob Atkins, '51. Miss Olszynski will sing
a du'et with Joel Sebastion, '54 during the intermission entertain-
nient presented by the Phoenix Project committee.

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