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9SIX

THE MICHIGAN DAILY

FRIDAY, MAY 25, 1951

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T NEVER REALIZED:

Bioumell Ends Campus Career-
norge Theodora Roumell, ' Jr., .i " :> ,a a {
to college for a rest.
ended a hectic high school#
r in the spring of 1947 and ti
ed for the Montana hills to
or gold with a mining com- -:

DNE-THE-RICHER for his at-
Pts, he arrived on campus the
wing fall resolved not to en-
any activities that might de-
t from his primary goal of
xation.
n a few months, through no
ilt of his own, he struck it
i and began an action-filled
r. years of cat-napping and
iticing. As a freshman, he
s pressured into capturing
presidency of Chicago House.,
is reluctance began leaving
by leaps and bounds as he
,ed into the top seat of the
t Quad Council and won a
ent Legislature post. He
ed for a time as chairman of
SL's Campus Action Commit-
and by his senior year found
self in the unprecedented pre-
ment of presiding over the
lature for two successive
is.
Y THIS TIME, his recalci-
ce had been converted into an
usiasm which pervaded the
b Quad, the SL, the Phoenix
ect, the President's Confer-
and the Student Affairs
mittee.
lut the 22-year-old economics
jor has had a serious pur-
e beneath his humorous non-
,lance. For four years, he
labored tirelessly fok the
higan House Plan, working
ely with University officials
residence hall improvement.
vertheless, when asked why
idn't join a fraternity, the re-
g SL head says, "Being a
.k already, I really didn't
k it was necessary." But he
with pride, "I am very pleas-
hat so many people want to
eve the distinction."
* * *
5 A HIGH SCHOOL student,
nell was editor of the school
r and yearbook, high school
dent and state officer of the
t Club and "the sloppiest of-
in the ROTC." He also pick-
n some rather odd habits.

GEORGE "PADDLE FEET" ROUMELL
* * * 4> * *

'He often fails on his bed at
the end of a hard day and
sleeps with ,his clothes on.
What's more, he goes to teas
and never drinks tea: "I just.
don't know how to knee-bal-
ance. I'm always afraid I'm
going to spill something."
In addition to his waddling
gait, which prompted the Michi-
gamua braves to dub him "Paddle
Feet," he, writes completely il-
legibly, doesn't smoke or drink
but admits he does his share of
swearing. "Ask any housemother
in the Quad about that," he says.
HOUSEMOTHERS object to a
few other Roumellian traits, he
readily admits. "Seeing as how
my pants are never pressed and

my hair is never combed, I guess
they don't classify me as a gentle-
man," he says. "But I do prefer
blondes."
Actually, according to Rou-
mell's dating record, he hasn't
really given preference to any-
one. On girls, he is candid: "I
guess I'm kind of the bashful
type.
Whither Roumell? He is head-
ing for Harvard Law School, after
a hard-fought decision.
"I was torn between Harvard
and Michigan," he says, wiping
his brow. "The choice between a
school that turned out Alger Hiss
and one that produced Senator
Bilbo was a tough one but I had
to make it." w

Heads for
'U' Groups
A nnounced
Positions were filled on many
campus organizations this week as
spring elections and appointments
got under way.
RIFLE CLUB - Harmon Nine,
president; George Beckwith, '53NR,
exeQutive officer; Marin Everitt,
,51E, vice president; James Ryan,
54E, secretary; and William Zay-
anchkowski, treasurer.
MICHIGAN TECHNIC - Jack
Edick, '52E, editor in chief; Ken-
neth Chase, '52E, assistant editor;
Marlene Schulhauser, '53E, man-
aging editor; Geraldine Schaefer,
'53E, busines manager.
* * *
BOTANY CLUB - Stanley
Smith, F&C, president; Barbara
Spencer, '53, vice-president; Paul
Pfhaler, '52, secretary; Richard
Mason, '52 F&C, treasurer.
PERSHING R I F L E S-John
Morgan, '52NR, captain; Glen
Beckwith, '52NR, executive offi-
cer; Luther Lloyd, '54, drillmaster;
Adelbert Tweedie, '53, supply of-
ficer; Abraham Monier, '53, public
relations officer; Conrad Emmel-
roth, '53, and James Jones, '53,
platoon leaders.
* * *
MICHIGAN LAW REVIEW-Al-
len Nees, editor in chief; William
0. Allen, Patrick J. Ledwidge, Cor-
nelius E. Lombardi, Jr. and Morris
G. Shanker, associate editors. All
of the new members are in the
class of '52L.
UNIVERSITY BRANCH of the
American Pharmaceutical Associa-
tion--Shirley A. Wood, '52, presi-
dent; Jack Nearhoff, '53, vice-
president; Martha Wilcox, '52,
secretary; and Glen Southerton,
'52, treasurer. ,
Ruthven Gives
Pins to West Q a edr
Quad Leaders
President Alexander G. Ruth-
ven presented gold pins to four-
teen West Quad student leaders at
the Quad's first annual recogni-
tion ceremony last night.
Selected for their outstanding
achievements in both house and
Quad student government, and
academic, athletic and social ac-
tivities, the fourteen men honor-
ed were: Bob Galletly, Adams;
Remus Boila, '53, Winchell; Bob
Wimmer, Winchell; Diel Wright,
'52, Winchell; Ben Ujihara, '51E,
Chicago; Don Fackler, '52, Michi-
gan; Bob Leopold, '2, Allen-Rum-
sey; Terry Brown, '52E, Wenley;
Don White, '52E, Wenley; Alex
Mansour, Williams; Bob Wegener,
Williams; Joe Moffatt, Winchell;
Herb Nordquist, '52, Chicago; and,
Len Holder, '53E, Lloyd.
The Quad leaders were chosen
by a committee composed of
George Roumell, '51, George Bou-
cher, '51 and Eugene Lamb, '51.-
i gon Thief
Leaves Prints
The thief who stole $1850 from
Trigon fraternity Monday night
left several clear fingerprints be-
hind him, a fraternity spokesman
revealed last night.
Police officers found the prints
on an envelope which contained
several of the fraternity's keys.

Trigon members said thAt the
burglar was probably looking for
the key to the strongbox in which
the money was kept.
The thief's actual take is much
less than the fraternity's $1850 loss
since all of the money but $200
was in unnegotiable checks.
Prof. Goes Abroad
Prof. K. K. Landes, head of the
geology department here left yes-
terday to attend the Third World
Petroleum Congress at the Hague,
Netherlands.l

-Daily-Burt Sapowitch
WORKSHOP-At Robert Owen Cooperative House, students work themselves through college right
in their own residence. At almost any hour of th e day, students can be found cleaning up, working
on the grounds or helping in the kitchen.
Co-op Living Cuts. Student Expenses

ir Trainees
a Visit Here

Education Summer School
Will Offer Two Sessions

i

Student officers from Ellington
ir Force Base in Texas will invade
he University campus today and
Dmorrow.
Three T-29's, Consair naviga-
on trainers, will arrive at Willow
un at noon today, according to
apt. Alan E. Mossien, project of-
cer of the flight.
The students will be taken to
nn Arbor where they will attend
, navigation class, Math 21, given
y Prof. Harry C. Carver of the
berary college.
At 4 p.m. the members of Prof.
arver's class will be taken on a
5 mile familiarization flight in
a T-29's. If there is extra space
. the planes, a number of ROTC
en, chosen by Lt. Col. William L.
odd, professor of air science and
ctics, will also make the flight.

Both six and eight-week courses
will be offered in the summer ses-
sion of the School of Education.
Registration will begin Thurs-
day, June 21 and last through Sat-
urday, June 23. It will be hand-
led alphabetically as always, ac-
cording to education school offi-
cials.
* * * ,
ABOUT SEVENTY courses will
be offered on an eight-week basis
from June 25 to August 17. 40
of these courses will make up the
6-week schedule ending August 4.
The six weeks courses will of-
fer the same credits as the long-
er session. However, classes will
be held five days weekly instea
of four.
A Workshop in Human Behavior
will be one of the special features

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offered this sufnmer. Those tak-
ing the six hour course will work
at the University Fresh Air Camp.
The Workshop in International
Education will offer its members
study of education in every part
of the world. UNESCO's efforts in
the education field will figure in
the class program.
* * *
PROBLEMS OF handicapped
children will be under considera-
tion in the Special Education
course. Cooperating with the Uni-
versity will be the Michigan State
Normal College at Ypsilanti where
the classes will be held.
In addition to the regular staff,
the edupation summer school will
draw 15 distinguished educators
from outside the regular faculty.
SL Project To Fly
UN FlagRejected
The Student Legislature has
scrapped all plans for flying the
United Nations flag on the Uni-
versity campus.
Kenneth Babcock, '53, chairman
of the SL project reported yester-
day that the-Regents had turned
down the committee's proposal
that twin flagpoles be placed on
the Administration Building for
the U.S. and UN flags.
The Regents rejected the idea
because of a recent state legislature
vote against flying the UN flag.
Previously the committee had
sought the use of flagpoles atop
the Union and the Law School but
were unsuccessful.

(Editor's note: This is the second
of a series of articles on coopera-
tive living at the University. They-
are being run in connection with
National Cooperative Week, which
is now in progress.)
By HARLAND BRITZ
The economies of cooperative liv-
ing have enabled many students to
finish their college educations.
For as little as $8.10 a week; co-
op residents can obtain room,
board and maintenance of their
living quarters.
This low cost has been made
possible by a group purchasing
'plan, and by having each resident
do an equal amount of work every
week.
THE CO-OPS purchase their
produce and canned foods in con-
Prof. Suggests
Fivefold Plan
For Freedom
Declaring that "the freedoms
which support our democracy may
suffer irreparable damage during
a period of preparation for war,"
Prof. Glare C. Griffin, of the busi-
ness administration school, yes-
terday proposed a five point plan
for , maintenance of those free-
doms.
In his address to the final ses-
sion of the Adult Education In-
stitute Griffin pointed out that
the decade or two of internation-
al tension which we now face will
probably bring us a demand for
more regimentation and restric-
tion of free enterprise.
His plan for avoiding this in-
cluded employing a free market
system as much as possible, avoid-
ing centralization of power in
Washington, and keeping neces-
sary controls in general rather
than specific terms.
Griffin also recommended over-
hauling the anti-trust laws, and
vigorous prosecution of combina-
tions in restraint of trade.
Finally, he said that secrecy
about government policies and
scientific discoveries should be
kept at a minimum.
T eleki To Lecture
Prof. Geza Teleki of the geo-
graphy department at the Univer-
sity of Virginia will speak on "The
Iron Curtain Countries of Eastern
Europe" at 4:10 p.m. today in the
Kellogg Auditorium.
Prof. Teleki is one of the lead-
ing geographers of Eastern Europe
and served as Minister of Educa-
tion in Hungary. He is here under
the auspices' of the geography de-
partment.

junction with the Ann Arbor Co-
operative Society. Their meat is
purchased at wholesale prices di-
rectly from the packers and is
frozen until needed by the houses.
Other items are purchased at dis-
counts from Ann Arbor merchants.
As his share in the operations
of the co-op house, each resident
does between four-and-a-half
and five hours 'work each week.
This includes cleaning the house,
cooking meals and caring for the
grounds.
Because co-ops hire no employes,
they must cultivate their own staff
of chefs. In his first semester, a
worker is assigned to "veg prep,"
the co-op variety of K.P. While
on this detail, he witnesses the
methods and techniques of the ex-
perienced cooks.
* * *
IF HE SHOWS promise in the
kitchen, he is advanced to second
cook, then to first cook, and finally'

to Sunday cook, the highest step
in the scale.
Other plans are also used to
keep down expenses. During the
past year men from Robert Owen
House trooped over to Muriel
Lester House to wash walls, while
the Lester women sewed curtains
for the Owen House.
Two or three times each semes-
ter, each house has a work holiday.
On these occasions the whole
house membership pitches in 'on
some large project such as plaster-
ing walls or painting a room.
Not only are small jobs like
cooking and caring for a house
mastered, but also broader and
more valuable type of experience
is gained from co-op living. By
planning expenses and assigning
jobs, co-oppers prepare themselves
in a realistic way for the days
when they will be living in their
own homes.
(Tomorrow: educational and social
advantages of co-ops.)

CinemaGuil
Will Present
'BlueAngel'
Cinema-goers will get a chance
to see Grandmother Marlene Die-
trich in her prime at the SL Cine-
ma Guild's showing of the German
film classic "The Blue Angel" at
7:30 and 9:30 p.m. today and to-
morrow in Hill Auditorium.
Produced in the early thirties in
Germany, the film swept the con-
tinent and later America. Recent-
ly it has been reissued with
lish subtitles and has had succes -
ful showings in New York, Chi-
cago, and Detroit, according to
Richard Kraus, Grad., Cinema
Guild manager.
The film means Hollywood suc-
cess for both the fabulous Mar-
lene and the film's director, Josef
von Sternberg. The male lead,
Emil Jannings, had previously won
the first academy award for his
part in "The Way of All Flesh."
After the public had taken one
gander at Miss Dietieh as Lola
Lola and heard the voice which as
one critic carefully noted, "ap-
peals not so much to the ears as
to the blood pressure," Blue Angel
night clubs sprang up from Vienna
to Valparaiso.
The film has been described as
a study in degradation. Kraus ad-
vised the public to queue up early.
Tickets Available
Tickets are still available for
three remaining performances of
"Ring - Round - the - Moon," the
Drama Season's second offering,
and may be purchased at the Ly-
dia Mendelssohn box office.
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