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T HE MICHIGAN DAILY
RATURDAY; JANUARY 9, 1951
Stason Selected for Federal Study Plan
By MARY ANN THOMAS -
Dean E. Blythe .Stason of the
Law School accepted an appoint-
ment yesterday to a "task force"
of the Hoover Commission on "The
Legal Services and Procedure on
the Executive Side of the Federal
Dean Stason received word of
the appointment from Herbert
Hoover, who is chairman of the
Commission on the Organization of
the Executive Branch of the Gov-
ernment, popularly known as the
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IN CHARGE of : the 12-man
special task force will be Judge
James Douglab, former member of
the Supreme Court of Missouri.
Other yprominent judicial figures
to be on the'commission are Judge
Harold Medina of New York, Her-
bert D. Clark of San Francisco.
Judge David W. Peck of the New
York Supreme Court, president of
the University of Montana, Carl
McFarland and Cody Fowler, past
president of the American Bar
Prof. Russell A. Smith of the
Law School viewed the appoint-
ment as an excellent one. "He
was a member of the Attorney-
General's Committee on Admin-
istrative Procedure," Prof. Smith
added, so he knows what he is
doing. I don't thing there is
anyone better qualified from the
Speaking of our age as "an
age of religious confusion," Prof.
Thomas S. Kepler of the Oberlin
College Graduate School of Theol-
ogy addressed a seminar sponsored
by SRA Wednesday at Lane Hall
on the subject "How Shall We De-
Kepler spoke of religion as the
most normal of experiences, and
said that one can not get along
IN GIVING an overall picture
of the meaning of religion, he
quoted definitions by philosopher
Alfred North Whitehead, theolo-
gist Friedrich Schleiermacher, sc-
entific humanist Eustace Hayden
and author Matthev, Arnold, who
spoke of religion as being "what
one does with one's solitariness,"
"man's feeling of absolute depend-
ence on God," "the co-operative
quest for the good and satisfying
life" and "morality touched with
In. order to get a true defini-
tion of religion,, he said,, one
must consider all four of these
definitions, as they are all part
DEAN E. BLYTHE STASON
... fills government post
John Steinbeck's "The Grapes
of Wrath" will be shown at 7
and 9 p.m. today and 8 p.m.
tomorrow in Architecture Audi-
torium, sponsored by Student
Legislature's Cinema Guild
Henry Fonda stars in the epic
which takes place in California
The fourth annual conference
on the teaching of mathematics in
high schools will begin today, with
a demonstration lesson given by
Prof. Howard Fehr of Columbia
Subject for the conference will
be "The Superior Student and En-
richment for All." According to
Prof. Phillip S. Jones of the math-
ematics department, who arranged
the conference, the annual meet-
ing is an attempt to "stimulate
ideas and help teachers have more
fun teaching mathematics."
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PROF. FEHR of Columbia Uni-
versity will give the major address
of the conference at a general
meeting to be held at 1:15 p.m.
today in Rackham Amphitheater.
Needs and problems of the tal-
ented student will be the topic of
his speech. Prof. Fehr is chairman
of the mathematics department
at Columbia University.
At one of the morning ses-
sions of the conference, Prof. Ed-
win E. Moise of the mathematics
department will speak on "Cal-
culating Areas Without Calcu-
He recently won both a fellow-
ship at the Institute for Advanced
Study at Princeton and a Univer-
sity award for superior teaching,
and is now teaching a special class
for superior freshman students.
The all-day sessions will be at-
tended by more than 150 high
school teachers and students.
Special exhibits have been set up
in the third floor halls, the West
Conference and East Exhibition
Rooms of the Rackham Bldg.,
River Rouge Trip
A trip to the Ford Company's
assembly center at River Rouge
and the Rotunda, is being plan-
ned by the International Center
for Feb. 1.
Buses will leave at 9 a.m.,Feb. 1,
from the International Center and
will return at 4 p.m. Anyone in-
terested in taking the tour may
sign up before .Jan. 26, at the
New Student Offices
Nineteen research projects will
be conducted during the summer
by University faculty members
through fellowships granted by
the Horace Rackham School of
Graduate Studies, Dean Ralph A.
Sawyer announced yesterday.
Russel T. Jordan of the bacter-:
iology department will study the
role of white block cells in the
bloodstream of a rat innoculated
with the Novy Rat virus.
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THE INFLUENCE of military
and naval activities in the West
Indies upon British strategy dur-
ing the War of American Inde-
pendence will be studied by Rob-
ert N. McLarty of the history de-
Prof. Karl F. Lagler, chairman
of the fisheries department in
the School of Natural Resources
will complete an analysis'of data
on the natural history of pike
and its relationship to water-
fowl production on the Seney
National Wildlife Refuge in the
Prof. Harold M. Levinson of the
economics department will test a
hypothesis regarding the relation-
ship between money earnings and
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OTHER recipients of summer
Facult, Research Fellowships and
projects they will study are:
Prof. Raoul Bott of the math-
ematics department will study
"Closed Goedesics on Homogen-
eous Spaces;" Prof. William J.
LeVeque of the mathematics de
partment will study "Research
in Number Theory and Proba-
bility;" Prof. Arthur J. Lol-
water of the mathematics de-
partment. "Boundary Behavior
of Meromorphic and Harmonic
Functions;" and Prof. Robert C.
Taylor of the chemistry depart-
ment, "Raman Spectra of Ami-
des, Amide Salts and Other Sub-
stances in Solution in Liquir
In the field of biological sciences
Prof. David L. Nanney of the zool-
ogy department will study "The
Genetic Control of Mating Type
Potentialities in Tetrahymena Py-
riformis" and Warren H. Wagner
of the botany department "The
Western Frens: Taxonomy and
* * *
IN THE FIELD of languages
and literature Sheridan W. Baker
of the English department will
write on "Studies in Fielding and
the Eighteenth Century Novel;"
Prof. Arthur M. Eastman of the
English department, "Studies in
Shakespeare;" Prof. Robert F.
Haugh of the English department,
"Joseph Conrad: Studies in Tech-
nique;" and Prof. Anthony M.
Pasquariello of the Spanish and
Italian departments, "An Edition
of 'El Negro Sensible' by Comella
and its Sequel by J. Fernandez de
Four studies will be made in the
social science department and one
by Wiley Hitchcock of the music
literature department, ,who will-
make an analysis of "Studies in
American Music, Books and Other
Items of MusicalInterest in Clem-
Dean Sawyer Aniounces
New Research Projects
.standpoint of experience and
understanding of administrative
"No one in the country is better
qualified by reason of fineness of
mind and training for the job,"
Prof. Harold M. Dorr of the politi-
cal science department comment-
Prof. John P. Dawson explained
that Stason's job as head of the
research project on amendments
to the atomic energy act now be-
ing proposed has provided him
with much experience, in Wash-
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ALSO AGREEING that Dean
Stason is highly qualified in all
aspects of the judicial system was
University Vice-President Marvin
"With more than 11,000 law-
yers in the Federal Govern-
ment," Stason commented, "it is
the world's largest law firm. Nat-
urally the subject lends itself to
interesting studies and challenge
for improvement. I am looking
forward to an interesting job."
Dean Stason came to the Uni-
versity as a professor of law in
1924. He was promoted to Dean
of the Law School in 1939. A spec-
ialist in administrative law, Stason
also attended the National Con-
ference of Commissioners for Uni-
form State Laws in 1933.
At present Stason serves as con-
sultant for the President's Con-
ference on Administrative Proced-
ures set up by President Eisen-
hower for the purpose of practice
of the federal administrative
agencies. The group makes recom-
mendations of rules of practice.
NEW OFFICES-Activities in the new student offices of the
Union return to normal as the shift from the previous third floor
office approaches completion. The new office is located on the
first floor of the Union Building. Only telephone facilities have
yet to be installed. The new office space was made available by
the remodeling of the basement swimming pool and the section
of the first floor previously occupied by the balcony over the pool.
Student officers of the Union have already set up shop in their
Distributing Costs Discussed
Student Legislature's Cabinet
yesterday re-appointed Ruth Ross-
ner, '55, to the final examination
Miss Rossner had resigned from
the group at Wednesday's SL
A review of the dismissal of
former SL member George Den-
ison, '57, will be conducted by
the SL Cabinet at 5 p.m. Mon-
day in the SL Bldg.
Denison was dropped from the
Legislature roster for failure to
attend two committee meetings
and two SL sessions without pre-
senting an excuse.
Denison, however, asserted that
he had not been absent at that
number of meetings. He said he
had been present at two of the
meetings which he was said to!
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ByCowan at Toronto Seminar
An increasingly serious problem in
for industry- has become the cost mg expense ratios have been ris-
of distributing products, Prof. ing in many companies, and there
Donald R. G. Cowan of the busi- -is the widespread necessity to meet
ness administration school told a competition by expanding and
seminar of businessmen in Toronto training, the marketing staff, as
yesterday, well as by stepping up expendi-
Speaking before a seminar on tuTes for advertising, promotion,
"Marketing for Management," pre- delivery and technical services to
sented by the Toronto Chapter of buyers."
the American Marketing Associa- 7 __ ___ _
tion, Prof. Cowan said that there
are several reasons why business
executives are not yet fully aware
of distribution cost problems.
FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH
502 East Huron, Phone 7332
Rev. C. H. Loucks, Pastor and Student Coun-
9:45 A.M.: The Student Class continues its dis-
cussion series with "What Students Can Believe
About the Church."
11:00 A.M.: Morning Worship Service. Sermon
topic: "Eternal Life,"-Rev. Loucks.
6:00 P.M.: Guild Cabinet meeting at the Guild
6:45 P.M.: Mrs. Nan Sparrow, delegate, No-
tional Council of Churches conference in Cleve-
land, reports on "The Church Speaks on World
(Sponsored by the Christian Reformed Churches
Washtenaw at Forest
Rev. Leonard Verduin, Director
Res. Ph. NO 5-4205. Office Ph. NO 8-7421
10:00 A.M.: Morning Service.
7:30 P.M.: Evening Service.
ST. MARY'S STUDENT CHAPEL
William and Thompson Sts.
Masses Daily at 7:00 A.M., 8:00 A.M., 9:00 A.M.
Sunday at 8-9:30 A.M., 11-12.
Novena Devotions, Wednesday Evenings 7:30 P.M.
Newman Club Rooms in Father Richard Center,
FIRST METHODIST CHURCH
120 South State Street -
Merrill R. Abbey, Erland J. Wangdahl,
Eugene A. Ransom, Ministers
9:00 & 10:45 A.M.: Identical Worship Services,
"Fellowship of the Gleaming Heart."
Dr. Abbey preaching.
9:30 A.M.: Student Seminar.
5:30 P.M.: Fellowship Supper.
6:45 P.M.: Program "Highlights of the Lawrence
Conference" given by students who attended.
Welcome to Wesley Foundation Rooms, open daily.
THE FIRST UNITARIAN CHURCH
1917 Washtenaw, Phone NO-20085
Edward H. Redman, Minister
10:00 A.M.: Adult Group-Prof. Marshall Knap-
pen discussing "Foreign Policy."
10:00 A.M.: Unitarian Church School.
11:00 A.M.: Service of Worship-Rev. Edward H.
Redman preaching on: "Pelagius -Against
7:30 P.M.: Unitarian Student Group.
LUTHERAN STUDENT ASSOCIATION
(National Lutheran Council)
Hill and Forest Avenue
Dr. H. O. Yoder, Pastor
Sunday-9:00 A.M.: Matins Service.
10:00 A.M.: Bible Class.
11:00 A.M.: Worship Service.
6:00 P.M.: Supper and Fellowship Hour.
FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH
AND STUDENT CENTER
1432 Washtenaw Ave.
Henry Kuizenga, Minister
Charles Mitchell, Assistant Minister
William S. Baker, Student Pastor
Donna B. Lokker, Program Assistant
9:15 A.M.: Breakfast seminar on "Foith and
9:15 A.M. & 11:00 A.M.: Morning worship.
Dr. Kuizenga will preach on "Your Premises
BETHLEHEM EVANGELICAL AND
423 South Fourth Ave.
Walter S. Press, Pastor
William H. Bos, Minister to Students
Irene Applin Boice, Director of Music
10:45 A.M.: Worship Service. Sermon by guest,
Rev. Paul H. Streich.
7:00 P.M.: Student Guild at Bethlehem Church.
THE CHURCH OF CHRIST
530 West Stadium
(Formerly at Y.M.C.A. )/
Sundays: 10:15, 11:00 A.M., 7:30 P.M.
Wednesdays: 7:30 P.M., Bible Study.
G. Wheeler Utley, Minister
Hear: "The Herald of Truth" WXYZ-ABC Net-
work Sundays: 1:00-1:30 P.M.
FIRST CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH
William and State Sts.
Minister-Rev. Leonard A. Parr
10:45 A.M. Dr. Parr will preach on "Mere
7:00 P.M.: Student Guild will meet in the May-
flower Room to hear Professor Kenneth Boul-
ding, the economist, speak. His topic will be
"Christian Responsibility in Economic Life."
FIRST CHURCH OF CHRIST, Scientist
1833 Washtenaw Ave.
9:30 A.M.: Sunday School,
11:00 A.M.: Sunday Morning Services.
5:00 P.M.: Sunday Evening Service.
8:00 P.M.: Wednesday: Testimonial Service.
A free reading room is maintained at 339 South
Main Street where the Bible and all authorized
Christian Science literature may be read, bor-
rowed, or purchased.
The Reading Room is open daily except Sundays
and holidays from 11 to 5, Friday evenings from
7 to 9, ard Sunday afternoons from 2:30 to
MEMORIAL CHRISTIAN CHURCH
(Disciples of Christ)
Hill and Tappan Streets
Rev. George Barger, Minister
10:45 A.,M.: Morning Worship. Sermon: "To
Have And To Have Not."
Nursery for children during service.
9:45 A.M.: Church School.
Meeting at Congregational Church, 7:00 P.M.
Professor Kenneth Boulding: "Christian Re-
sponsibility in Economic Life."
GRACE BIBLE CHURCH
State and Huron Streets, Phone NO-2-1121
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