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Parking Problem Plagues Car Owners.
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Phone Walk-Out

A critical slhortage of auto park-
ing spaces surrounding the Uni-
versity area has pushed the park-
ing problem into the limelight for
every local car owner.
University Secretary Herbert G.
Watkins, who is in charge of is-
suing University parking permits,
summed it up by saying, "In the
40 acre campus area, there just.
aren't enough, spaces for every-
one to park near his destination."
A C H E C K with University
Job Interviews
For Seniors
Now Scheduled'
Interviews for June graduates
seeking job placements are now
being scheduled, according to Mil-
dred 'Webber_ itc~e an ,e+

students revealed that many find
it necessary to park at least one
half mile from the center of
campus. One student remarked
that on a rainy morning he had
to arrive in the campus area 30
minutes before his class to find
a parking space.
It was estimated by Watkins
and Felix G. Sundquist, who is
in charge of issuing student
driving permits, that approxi-
mately 5,000 students, faculty
and administrative personnel
hold some sort of driving or
parking permit.
The University has provided
space for 1,000 cars in its restricted
lots, while the remaining cars must
be parked on the street or in public
and 'private lots. Capt. Rolland J.
Gainsley of the Ann Arbor police
traffic division set the number of
on-the-street parking spaces at
2,500 in an area surrounded by
Church St., Washington St.,
Thompson St. and Hill St.

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University employees are appre-
hended every day parking* in re-
stricted areas."
The 2,000 parking permits hold-
ers include faculty, administrative
officials and a few disabled stu-
"STUDENTS often misunder-
stand thatta driving permit does
not give them the privilege of
parkingin the restricted Univer-
See Editorial, Page Four
sity area," Sundquist pointed out.
"They must seek parking space on f
the street or in a public or private':
parking lot."
"It is important that the peo-
ple holding permits to park .
have the space available," Wat-
kins asserted, "because the
proper functioning of the Uni->
versity depends on their being
on time."
"The University is doing all it
can to open up additional lots for;
parking permit holders, but space -
is at a premium," Watkins ex-
p lain ed . "O n ly recen tly w e h av e c m l t d t w e o s h t o e
completed two new lots that open
on Maynard St., near the Student CHILLED STRIKER-An unidt
Publications Bldg." worker finds shelter in the door
But the immediate outlook office after picketing in the co
for the student holding only ployes left their jobs throughout
a driving permit is not too dispute. See story page one.
bright. Curb parking is at
a minimum and obviously can-
not be expanded. According to,
Capt. Gainsley the two large lots, SportstCarce
one South State St. and Forest
Ave., are full most of the time.
Ann Arbor's future parking ex- ea tured at
pansion program has been planned
almost entirely around the MainC
Ann Arbor's future plans for ex- The major exhibition to be pre-
pansion of parking areas near the sented this year by the Univer-
University are mostly in the form- sity Museum of Art is now being
ative stage at the present. Mayor shown in the galleries of Alumni

usc vv sis cLirecwrL of This means about 3,500 park-
the Bureau of Appointments. ing spaces for 5,000 registered
"Students who are leaving the car operators. It does not in-
University in February or June clude city people owning ears,
and who plan to take advantage students driving cars without
of our servicedshould turn in.all permits and out of town tra-
the necessary data as soon as pos- velers.
sible," she said.vers
g * * Watkins believed that the 1,000
THE DEADLINE for registra- car capacity of the University-
tion was last Friday. A fee of $1.00 regulated parking lots was ade-
is now charged all students turn- quate for the 2,000 car owners
Ing in their information, who hold parking permits.
However, those students who "One of the biggest factors lead-
have' returned all the required ing to a lack of space are the cars
data but the recommendations parked illegally in the University
from their professors are not sub- lots," Watkins continued. "About
Jett to the fine, Miss Webber ex- 50 to 75 students, townspeople and
Though June seems to be a
long way off, Miss Webber added, ! Hindu Students
many companies are already fill-
ing their appointment schedules To Celebrate
orthe spring semester.
The office of the Bureau of Ap- N w
pointments is in Rm. 3528 Admin- s
istration Bldg.

-Daily-Tom Seyferth
entified Michigan Bell telephone
way of the company's Ann Arbor
ld last night. Some 16,000 em-
it the state yesterday in a wage
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Lane Hall will become the scene
of a New Year's celebration at
7:30 p.m. today when the Indian
Student's Association brings a
touch of Hindu tradition to cam-
The occasion is the observance
of Diwali and New Year's Day, the
most important days of the Hin-
du calendar.
* *
COMPARABLE to the Christian
Christmas and New Year, the holi-
day'is celebrated in India in a
manner similar to the American
celebration of the holiday season,
according to Surendralal Gupta,
'52E, of New Delhi, India. Gifts
and sweets are. exchanged, and
bright candles light up houses on
the inside and out, Gupta said.
Fireworks traditionally spark
the observance of the festive
time, too, but the party tonight
will be tined down to meet the
surroundings, Gupta explained.
The Diwali celebration is open to
any interested students. Tickets
for the affair are 35 cents, and
can be purchased at the Interna-
tional Center.

W. E. Brown Jr. has revealed that
plans . are being made for a car
port in. the University area, but
barring shortages of materials and
other hampering factors, construc-
tion will not begin before Sept.j
of 1951.j

Coeds' Comments on 'Falsies'
Disconcert Butler Officials.

Memorial Hall.
The exhibit entitled, "Sport and
Circus," brings together 81 paint-
ings, drawings and prints gather-
ed from museums, art dealers,
and private collectors throughout
the United States. Also included

in the show are several circus
posters, General Tom Thumb's bi-
cycle, and a carrousel horse.
* * *
bled by Prof. Jean Paul Slusser,
director of the Museum, who has
long felt that sports enthusiasts
ought to have a look at their
favorite hobby as put down on
canvas by the best artists. The
entire collection is devoted to
sports and the circus.
"In so far as it touches upon
matters of physical strength,
agility and cunning," Prof.
Slusser said, "this exhibition
should appeal particularly to
the thousands of sports-mind-
ed men and women at the Uni-
versity, a group keenly appreci-
ative of good performance."
Boxing is portrayed by the large
"Dempsey and Firpo" of George
Bellows sent from the Whitney
Relating to the circus, "After
the Show," by Waldo Peirce, "The
Flying Cadonas" by John Steuart
Curry, and "The Blue Clown" by
Walt Kuhn are among other
works also loaned by the Whitney
* * *

Military Duty
Benefits Told
By Crawford
Students facing possible mili-
tary service should look upon it
as a great opportunity, Dean Ivan
C. Crawford declared yesterday.
Speaking on "Prospects for the
Class of 1954," Crawford told the
22nd annual Principal-Freshman
Conference' that there are certain
benefits which will accrue to those
participating in military training.
* s s
THESE BENEFITS were listed
1. An opportunity to develop
2. An occasion fordone to develop
his self-reliance.
3. An opportunity to add to
one's education by traveling and
becoming acquainted with foreign
4. A. chance to study at special
schools and learn skills which will
be of use in later years.
Provost James P. Adams, who
welcomed the 250 principals and
college admission counselors from
160 high schools and junior col-
leges, emphasized the fact that
the University is very interested
in each individual student.
He added that the University
would welcome any suggestion
from the high school representa-
tives as to how this relationship
could be improved.
At another session Dean Erich
A. Walter declared that the Uni-
versity is "a going concern for the
good of the student."
The conference concluded yes-
terday afternoon with talks on the
preparation of high school stu-
dents for entrance into the Uni-
versity, and their problem of ad-
justing to college life.
Open House
At Observatory
The astronomy department will
open its doors to visitors from 7:30
p.m. until 10:00 p.m. today at An-
gell Hall.
A short, illustrated talk on "Is
There Any Life on Mars?" by
Raphael La Bauve, in Rm. 3017
Angell Hall, will be followed by
the observation of Jupiter and a
star cluster from the Angell Hall
Student Observatory on the fifth
THIS IS an excellent time to
view the eastern sky from 8 p.m.
on because there are several bril-
liant constellations forewarning
the approach of winter, Prof. Haz-
el M. Losh, of the astronomy de-
partment, explained.
Some of the most beautiful
stars are unusually bright during
the month of November when the
heavenly stage is being set for
spectacular winter displays, Prof.
Losh pointed out.
An invitation is extended to
anyone who would like to come,
and children may attend if accom-
panied by adults, Prof. Losh add-
If the sky is not clear for direct
observation, the observatory will
be open for inspection of the tele-
scopes and planetarium.
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Ann Arbor's Red Feather drive,
which began with a spurt, sagged
in the middle and finished plug-
ging strongly, was declared offi-
cially over yesterday at the Vic-
tory Luncheon held at the Allen-
el Hotel.
The "Victory" title was some-
thing of a misnomer because the
Community Chest campaign had
achieved only $110,000 of its $136,-
000 goal up until the time of the
luncheon. This represents about
81 percent of the quota.
HOWEVER, leaders of the drive
expressed optimism over making
the goal within the coming week,
Van Deusen' s
Funeral Rites
To morro~w
Funeral services will be held for
Prof. Neil C. Van Deusen, who was
killed by an automobile Wednes-
day, at 10 a.m. tomorrow in Christ
Church in Flint.
Prof. Van Deusen, 44 years old,
had been appointed a full profes-
sor of library science last April.
The appointment took effect at
the beginning of this semester,
but he had since taken leave of his
Previously Van Deusen had been
acting director of the Extension
Division of the New York State
Library from 1948.
He was also a member of the
faculties of Columbia University,
Fisk University and the New York
State Teachers' College at various
Born at Coldwater in 1906, he
was married to the former Milli-
cent B. Disco of Norwich, Conn.,
in 1944. She, together with a
daughter, Harriet Marie, are the
immediate survivors of the profes-
sor. Their home is at 1928 Lorraine

explaining that many contribu-
tions are still being accepted.
Broken down, the statistics of
the drive show that the Univer-
sity has attained 89.6 percent or
$19,724.56 of its $22,000 quota.
Last year the University over-
subscribed its goal, despite a $6,-
000 deficit in the over-all drive.

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the press hung in the balance for
a time at Butler University when
the student newspaper published
U' To Greet
Although there will be no pep
rally tonight, students will have
a chance to demonstrate their
spirit to 2,000 high school cheer-
leaders who will attend tomorrow's
Coming from high -schools in
and around the Ann Arbor area,
the cheerleaders will attend the
first annual University Cheer-
leaders Clinic to be held tomorrow
morning at the Intramural Build-
IN THE afternoon, they will
take the field along with the
Marching Band and participate in
the half-time show.
A co-ordinated display will be
given by both the Band and the
cheerleaders, climaxed by a
roujing "Michigan Locomotive"
The cheerleader's visit is being
sponsored by the Bureau of School
Service, the Marching Band, and
the University cheerleaders direc-
ted by Newt Loken, Wolverine
tumbling coach.
Weather permitting, the flash
card section will also go into ac-
tion at the Michigan-Indiana
game. A driving snowstorm at last
week's grid battle forced the Wol-
verine Club to cancel the display
it had planned for the Illinois

Eitors of the "Collegian" cre- SIX MEMBERS of the Univer-
ated a furore yesterday by car- sity faculty are also represented
rying a banner story headlined in the exhibit, Prof. Emil Wed-
"Ellen and Helen are firm anti- dige, Prof. James D. Prendergast,
falsie candidates." Prof. Donald B. Gooch, Prof. Chet
According to the United Press, La More and Prof. Carlos Lopez.
university officials expressed con- "The record shows," Prof. Slus-
siderable displeasure over the ser added, "that many fine artists
story and, for a time, it looked have been sports devotees and a
as though the editors might be number of them active partici-
subjected to some form of dis- pants.
ciplinary action as possible censor- George Bellows narrowly missed
ship of future editions. choosing a career in baseball in-
stead of art, while Theodore Geri-

the views of two coeds on whether
girls should wear falsies.
The two women students were
Ellen Cox, 21-year-old red-haired
beauty from Peru, Ind., and Helen
Hodges, 21, a pretty brunette from
THEY ARE competing for the,
title of queen of the university

*. * *
THE SCHOOL authorities
particularly unhappy over
story's sub-head which said:
perts see a win by a bust."


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"We just decided to interview
the queen candidates on an in-
teresting personal sidelight," one
staff member of the Collegian
said. "You know, to get away
from run-of-the-mill political
T he school finally decided
against disciplining the editors
but deplored their lack of "good
Along with the main story, the
newspaper also ran an editorial
advising readers against "voting
blind because you never know
what's underneath."

cault met his untimely death by
being thrown from one of the
splendid horses which were his
delight. As to the circus, "why, it
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