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.Events Today
Launching its two-day session at 8 a.m,, the School of Public
Health will begin sponsorship of its Health Conference for Public
Scheduled for today's program of lectures and discussions, all
held at the school, are "Public Health Accomplishments and Poten-
tials," "Challenges and Program for Michigan," "Home and Farm
Accident Prevention," "The Tuberculosis Situation in Michigan,"
"Laws and Economics of Tuberculosis in Michigan," "The Miracle
Drugs and Tuberculosis," aAd "Local Tuberculosis Control Patterns."
* * * *
SIX HIGH SCHOOL orators will compete at 4 p.m. for a total
of $2,800 in college scholarships awarded by the Detroit Free Press. The
finalists' contest is sponsored by the speech department, and will be
held in Rackham Lecture Hall.
PROF. STANLEY A. CAIN of the department of conservation
will discuss the role of natural resources in an ever-expanding economy
in an illustrated lecture at 4:15 p.m. in Rm. 1139 of the Natural
Science Bldg.
"THE ALLOCATION of Indivisible Resources" will be discussed
at 8 p.m. by Prof. Tjalling C. Koopmans, director of the University
of Chicago's Cowles Commission for Economics Research. The address,
sponsored by the University Economics Club, will be given in the
West Conference Rm. of Rackham Bldg.
THREE VIEWS of the author William Faulkner will be presented
at the English Journal Club's 8 p.m. meeting in the East Conference
Rm. of Rackham Bldg. Members of the club will read their papers
dealing with the southern writer. The meeting is open to all interested

Landes Says
Reaching Oil
Will Be Hard
Oil's existence in southeastern
Michigan is a very valid possibili-
ty, says Prof. Kenneth K. Landes
of the geology department, but the
difficulty is in getting at the oil.
A former editor of the Bulletin
of the American Association of
Petroleum Geologists, Prof. Lan-
des remarked that a good block of
acreage is necessary to drop a well
and often large areas are sur-
rounded by too many small land
holdings, resulting in disappoint-
ment for the owners.
CONCERNING the University's
chances with oil land, Prof. Lan-
des said that while Michigan does
possess tracts of land, there is slim
chance that the University can
get a return from them, as the
state has mineral rights to the
"It is impossible to be in the
position of the University of
Texas which has enormous land
ownings in western Texas, given
by the state as a source of in-
come as grazing land.
"The state has been smart in
retaining mineral rights to lands
that have reverted back to it be-
cause of non payment of taxes,"
Prof. Landes continued. In some
cases the land area has been enor-
mous, he said, giving as an ex-
ample lumber companys' lands
that returned to the state which
now has mineral rights over the
land's resale.

Hopwood Contest Keeps
Creative Writers Busy

With less than a month remain-
ing before the April 15 deadline.
would-be winners in the annualI
Hopwood contest for awards in
creative writing are busily writing,
re-writing and revising to meet
the contest's regulations.
SRA Plans
Cultural Ouing'
An Intercultural Outing, spon-
sored by Student Religions Asso-
ciation, is scheduled for March
Leaving from Lane Hall at 2
p.m. Sat., the group will stay at
the Saline Valley Farms, a hostel
center and cooperative farm. The
topic for the outing is the Philip-
pines, and will feature Philippine
singing, dancing, meals, movies
and outdoor activities such as hik-
ing. The group will return at 2
p.m. Sunday.
According to Grey Austin, Pro-
gram Assistant of Lane Hall, all
students are invited to come, at a
charge of $2.50. Reservations,
which must be in by tomorrow,
may be made by calling Lane Hall.

Awards, usually totalling about
$8,000 per year, range from $20
to $1,500. and are given in two
groups, major and minor. Thereo
are four categories: drama, essay,
fiction and poetry.
Any full-time student enrolled
in one composition course in ei-
ther the English or journalism
departments is eligible. Fresh-
men qualify only for special
freshman awards, which were
announced several weeks ago.
Graduate students may compete
in the major award group only,
The Avery and Jule Hopwood
Awards are traditionally given at
the end of the spring semester,
with a prominent literary person-
age as guest lecturer. Last year's
speaker was poet Stephen Spen-
der, whose topic was "The Young
Writer, Present, Past and Future."
Previous speakers have included
Mark Van Doren, Norman Cousins,
Robert Penn Warren, Henry Sei-
del Canby and Christopher Morley.
The first twenty lectures will soon
be published in book form.
Additional information on con-
test eligibility and manuscript
preparation is available in the
Hopwood Rm., 1006 Angell Hall.

SL Agenda
Student Legislature will take
up the following items for dis-
cussion at its weekly meeting
at 7:30 p.m. today in Strauss
House dining room of East
Student Affairs Committee
Elections report
Report on a proposed student
advisory committee to consult
with the University President
in case any student is called be-
fore an investigating commit-
Financial report
Motion on discrimination
Off-campus housing motion
Residence Halls report
SL has invited all interested
students and faculty members
to attend the meeting.
Pearce Will Read
Poetry of Yeats
Selections from the works of
poet W. B. Yeats will be read by
Prof. Donald Pearce of the Eng-
lish Department at 4:10 p.m. to-
morrow, in Aud. A, Angell Hall as
the second in a series of reading-
lectures given by members of the


Just the ticket

for spring
vacation !

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SUITE DEDICATION-John G. Hoad, president of the Delta
Upsilon Michigan Alumni Corporation (left) and William F.
Jones, National President of the Delta Upsilon Fraternity inspect
the new pine panelled suite, dedicated to the Michigan chapter
last Sunday in honor of Winthrop Burr Chamberlain, an 1884
Michigan graduate and long time editor of the Minneapolis
Glass D ecoratngTechniques,
istor Shown in ExhbOi I
The Story of Glass Do , Corning Museum of Glass in Cor
an exhibit describing glassmaking ing, N.Y., this exhibition has tv
skills, is currently running at the purposes. It illustrates the natu
Museum of Art in Alumni Memor- and decorative possibilities c
ial Hall along with an exhibit of glass and traces the developmex
Beckmann and Rouault. of the eight separate techniqu
Organized and loaned by the from their origin to the presei




WRY INCH THROUGH NIGHWAY TRAFFIC or wait until skyway weather
clears? Take a train home and keep that very first date for sure!
IT'S MORE FUN GOING with the crowd all together on the train. There's
room for bridge or bull session. And, in the dining car, you can
enjoy the next best to home cooking.
GO FOR 25% LESS than the regular coach fare by traveling home and
back with two or more friends on Group Economy Plan Tickets.
They're good on trips of 100 miles or more. Gather a group of 25 or
more and you each save 28% riding long-distance on the same
train, then returning as a group or individually.
Consult Your Local Railroad Ticket Agent Well in Advance
of Departure Date for Detailed Information

Spring Housecleaning
Purchase Camera Shop
1116 South University

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NEW YORK ............ $48.47
ALBANY .............. 41.69
BUFFALO............. 23.02
CHICAGO ..............19.15


moNUmUu 9 dsplay cases, the
exhibit shows the evolutionary
process of glassmaking and the
various techniques of enameling,E
glass thread, applied glass, mo-
saics, molding, cutting, gilding,
and cameo.
Showing examples of an an-
cient art, some of the objects in
the exhibit date from pre-Chris-
tian times.

Fare round trip inci. tax
Save up to $$.47 .
Sales Monday thru Friday, Administration Bldg. ... 1 :00-4:30



Career opportunities with a bright future await the college graduate who
joins General Electric; To help him toward early success, G.E. offers these
ten programs-each including both challenging work assignments and
broadening classroom studies.
If you are interested in building a career with General Electric; consult
your placement officer fpr the date of the next visit of the G-E representative
on your campus. Meanwhile, for further information on the career programs
described here; write: College Editor, Dept. 2-123, General Electric. Co.,
Schenectady, N. Y.

This program gives engineers a sound. foundation for
professional careers-in research, development, design,
manufacturing, application, sales, installation and serv-
ice, or advertising.

Offered to men who have completed the Engineerii'g
Program, this program develops young men who can
combine engineering knowledge with sales contact to
sell G-E industrial products.


BTC's purpose is to develop business administraton,
Open to technical and some non-technical graduates, 1' ' ups st eeo ~iesamn~itin
this threyea progam povies leaship tran ' ieconomics, liberal arts, and other graduates in account-
this three-year program provides leadership trainig in . ing and related studies for leadership in tG.E.'s financial
manufacturing supervision, manufacturing engineering, a~adrltdsuisfrlaesi nGT' iaca
puchasring poductioncontrol or plant engineering, activities and other activities which require business
purchasing,pr t n ,training.
For Bachelor and Master graduates, this program , Open to MBA graduates, and to young men who have
gives industrial training and orientation in many fields shown special ability in marketing, this program de-
of physics at G.E.-and offers great diversity in place- - velops men for future managerial positions through
ment openings. training in all seven primary functions of marketing.
Open to chemists, metallurgists, chemical, ceramic, and COMMUNITY RELATIONS TRAINING
metallurgical engineers at BS and MS level. Assign- Open to technical and non-technical graduates, this
ments extend from process development to plant liaison leadership training program provides assignments in .
-from research and development to sale of process engineering, manufacturing, marketing, finance, and
instruments. employee and plant community relations




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