THE MICHIGAN -DAILY
WEDNESDAY, MAY 71 1952
PAGE SIX WEDNESDAY, MAY 7, 1952
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By ERIC VETTER
Students, faculty members, alumni and townspeople will be out
in force today manning buckets for the 32nd annual University Tag
Day. 4 .
A goal of $4,000 is expected to be raised in the drive which runs
from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. The money will be used.to provide a summer vaca-
tion for underprivileged boys at the University Fresh Air Camp.
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MORE THAN 700 workers will be stationed throughout the cam-
pus and town to collect donations that defray about one-third of the
camp's operational costs.I
The drive is a community pro- Under the direction of Prof. Wil-
ject and a special effort is being liam C. Morse of the education
made to put the campaign over school the camp is staffed by Uni-
the top this year. Prominent versity teachers, camping special-
members from all parts of the ists and graduate students.
campus and town will take turns The boys, whose ages range from
in aiding the collection. 8 to 14, are generally from lower
economic groups. About half of
Included among these are Dean them live with one parent or none
George Brown, of the engineering and all are referred to the camp
college, Dean James Robertson, of by a social agency.
the literary college, Dean of Wo Rehabilitation for the boys is
men Elsie Fuller, Fred Ulrich, Er- the main function of the camp.
win Overbeck, and Leslie Wikel. Most of the youths are considered
Activities at the local camp in- border line cases between juvenile
clude swimming, games, overnight delinquents and good citizens and
hikes, crafts, movies and boating. the camp experience is part of a
A work program is also provided year round program designed to
for the campers. aid them in readjusting.
"THEY JUST AIN'T BITIN'."
SUMMER VACATION-Scenes from the camp show the various
activities that are carried on there. The camp, believed to be the
first of its kind in the country, is designed to help possible way-
ward youths. The property comprises about 300 acres of forest and
is located 24 miles northwest of Ann Arbor on Patterson Lake, one
of a chain of 7 small lakes near Pickney.
LECTURE-Paul Radin, visiting
professor of Anthropology at the
University of Chicago, will talk on
"Adventures in Ethnology," Wed-
nesday at 4:15 p.m. in Rackham
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JOURNALISM-Louis B. Selt-
zer, editor of the Cleveland Press,
will deliver the ninth lecture in
this year's series of University
Lectures in Journalism, at 3 p.m.
today in Rm. 1025 Angell Hall.
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School of Public Health will act
as host to the Michigan Tubercu-
losis Association in a homecoming
conference June 5-7. The Univer-
sity was the Association's first
home 44 years ago.
ADVISORS - Special student
advisors will be on hand from 3 to
5 p.m. tomorrow in Rm. 1209 An-
gell Hall to help students in their
fields with their elections for the
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wing of SL will meet at 4:00 p.m.
tomorrow at the SL Bldg.
SRA went on record yesterday
as approving a proposal to bring a
coordinator of religious studies to
This proposal, if passed by the
University, would be the beginning
of a unified religious program on
campus. The duties of the coor-
dinator would be to teach basic
religion courses and integrate
them with related courses in other
There are no plans for a de-
partment of religion in the im-
mediate future, because more
members would have to be added
to the faculty. As the plans now
stand, present faculty members
would teach the religion courses.
New officers of SRA were also
installed at yesterday's meeting.
President is Mort Friedman, '53;
vice-president, Dave Bronson, '53
A&D; secretary, Sally Haas; and
members - at - large, Hiru Shah,
Grad.; and Diane Johnston. Ed.
Air ROTC Invites
Hatcher to Camp
President Harlan Hatcher has
been invited to inspect 60 Univer-
sity Air-Force-ROTC cadets dur-
ing their summer encampments at
air bases in Illinois and Louisiana.
The invitation was extended by
Col. William L. Todd, head of the
Air-Force-ROTC unit here on be-
half of Major Gen. Leon Johnson,
commanding general of the Con-
tinental Air Command.
styled to your
"Where Collegians Meet"
The Dascola Barbers
Liberty near State
Before 150 men of Gomberg
House and several University mem-
bers, Dean Walter "Bud" Rea was
initiated as faculty associate of
Gomberg House last night during
a special banquet in his honor.
The gathering, a stag affair, was
highly informal. Most of the resi-
dents were in shirt sleeves and the
speeches were marked with lively
AMONG THE special .guests
were Dean Erich Walter, Univer-
sity Vice-president Marvin Nie-
huss, Dean Peter Ostafin, Prof.
Lionel Laing, of the political sci-
ence department, John Bingley,
resident director of East Quad-
rangle, and Steve Filipiak, mana-.
ger of a local radio station.
Dean Rea expressed, his ap-
preciation for being chosen for
the honor. He pointed out that
perhaps one of the factors in-
fluencing his selection as the
faculty advisor was that he liv-
ed next door to the late Prof.
Moses Gomberg for three years
as an undergraduate.
After being presented with an
honorary year round meal ticket
for quad use Dean Rea cited some
of the achievements of Professor
M o s e s Gomberg who died in
1947. Among these were the dis-
covery of anti-freeze and mustard
gas and many awards and honors.
Today the name Gomberg lives
on not only as the name of a house
in South Quad but also as a schol-
arship fund for needy undergradu-
To Give Recital
The University Woodwind Quin-
tet, made up entirely of music
school faculty members, will pre-
sent a concert of French music at
8:30 p.m. today in Rackham Lec-
The group consists of Nelson
Hauenstein, flute; Lare Wardrop,
oboe; Albert Luconi, clarinet; Ted
Evans, French horn; and Lewis
Cooper, bassoon. Prof. Benning
Dexter, pianist, will assist the
The program will be open to the
public. It includes works by Ibert,
Deslandres, D'Indy, Milhaud, and
Gomberg Initiates Bud' Rea as Advisor
OLLIE POPA, '52, HOUSE PRESIDENT, CONGRATULATES
DEAN WALTER REA
Planets To Provide Source
Of Observation This Month
Though no special astronomical
events are due in May, those wan-
derers of the skies, the planets,
will provide an ever-interesting
source of observation.
Mars will get as near to the
earth as it ever does during May-
a mere 52 million miles away, re-
ports Hazel M. Losh of the astron-
omy department. Besides provid-
ing a brilliant spectacle in the
southern sky during the night,.
Mars will show quite noticeably
its changing position among the
so-called fixed stars. The word
"planet" is derived from a Greek
word meaning wanderer.
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MARS WILL appear as a bright
reddish or orange star. to the
southeast right after sunset early
in the month. It will be just west
and above the brightest star in the
constellation of Libra. The chang-
ing position of Mars in relation to
these stars show it to be moving
rapidly to the west on succeeding
Two quarter moons willappear
in May, on the evenings of May 1
and May 31. The interval between
like phases of the moon is 291/2
days so the phases do not keep step
with the calendar month, but it-is
not often that we get two of them
in a month, Miss Losh reports.
Exhibit To Open
Mayor William E. Brown jr., will
open the Merchants and Builders
Show at 3 p.m. today when he cuts
the ribbon across the entrance to
the main Fairgrounds exhibition
City Council President Cecil 0.
Creal and Ann Arbor Chamber of
Commerce Executive Secretary
Philip McCallum will also be there.
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