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By FREDDI LOEWENBERG
The teaching profession seemed
redestined for Dean Willard C.
lson of the education school.
As far back as the eighth grade,
is friends had recognized what he
as cut out to be. That year the
earbook had predicted he would
ecome a professor.
"One reason for my choosing
hat particular field," he says,
grew out of the frequent mention
f my friends that I would be good
t it. One gets satisfaction not
nly from doing things but having
our associates say you are doing
vell."
Couple this with a "general cur-
osity as to why things are as they
re and a basic interest in the
deas of people" and you have the
easons why Michigan now has 01-
on as Dean.
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THE NATIVE of Annadale, Min-
tesota graduated from the Uni-
'ersity of Minnesota intending to
ecome a high school science
eacher. For a tirme he did, later
also taking over the job of prin-
Gipal.
Then came an opportunity to
go into child welfare and become
director of a psychological
clinic. The National Research
Council offered him a post-doc-
toral fellowship in biological sci-
ences, making studies in child
behavior.
In 1929, when the foundations
or the present University Educa-
ion school building were being
aid, the University invited him
here as associate professor and di-
rector of research in child devel-
Qpment. 'Except for a brief time
with the University of Chicago, he
ias remained here since then. Feb-
'uary 10 marked the completion of
wo years as Dean. He also holds
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Outline Local
L954 Platform

Cinema Guild
Somerset Maughamn's "Quar-
tet" and the spy thriller "Five
Fingers," will be shown at the
Student Legislature Cinema
Guild this week.
"Quartet" will be shown at
7 and 9 p.m. today and tomor-
row, and "Five Fingers," star-
ring James Mason, will be
shown at 7 and 9 p.m. Satur-
day and 8 p.m. Sunday.

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Tax Exemption'
Bill Introduced
A bill that would allow a $600
tax exemption for parents of chil-
dren over 18 years of age if the
child is a student attending school
or college has recently been intro-
duced in Congress by Democratic
representative Abraham J. Multer
from the 14th District of New.
York.
According to Multer, the House
Ways and Means Committee has
conducted hearings on the bill and
recommended the added exemp-
tion plan.
Multer, explaining the philoso-
phy of the bill, recently wrote "we
have gotten to the point in this
country where we believe that just
as a primary education is neces-
sary, and a secondary or high
school education is necessary, we
should, if possible, give every child
in this country an opportunity to
get a college education."
Student organizations through-
out the country are supporting the
plan, including the National Stu-
dent Association which has done
much publicity to direct the at-
tention of taxpayers to the fact
that expenses for college educa-
tion should be tax deductible:

Griller, Kell.
Groups Set
To-Perform
Two of England's foremost mu-
sical groups, the Griller Quartet,
and the Reginald Kell players,
will be featured for the first time
at the University in the Chamber
MtIsic Festival, which opens to-
morrow.
The Griller Quartet, a string
ensemble, will present concerts at
8:30 p.m. tomorrow and at 2:30
p.m. Sunday in Rackham Lecture
Hall. Their selections for the first
concert include the works of
Haydn, Bloch, and Mozart: The
Sunday concert will feature selec-
tions from Bach, Mozart, Rubbra,
and Beethoven.
* * * . .
THE QUARTET, now in its 24th
year on the concert stage, has
been together longer without
changes in the group than any
other music ensemble.
Recently the group has be-
come the resident quartet of the
University of California at
Berkeley.
The Reginald Kell Players, in
their concert at 8:30 p.m. Satur-
day in Rackham Lecture Hall, will
play selections from Beethoven,
Bartok, Brahms, and Milhaud.
FEATURED player in the four-
man group is the world's foremost
clarinetist, Reginald Kell, whose
recording of Mozart's "Clarinet
Quintet" was last year voted "best
chamber music record of the year"
by the New York Music Critics'
Circle.
Tickets for the festival and for
the individual concerts are now
on sale at the University Musical
Society offices in Burton Tower.

By NAN SWINEHART
A new method for high accuracy
in detecting of cancer of the uter-
us has been developed by Dr.
Gardner Riley of the Medical
School.
Dr. Riley has discovered a me-
thod for staining cells by using
silver carbonate. His method, sim-
pler than conventional methods,
makes abnormal cells easier to de-
tect.
SILVER CARBONATE, Dr. Ril-
ey explained, concentrates in the
cell's nucleui more than do the
usual stains. This makes the de-
tection of a deviation in growth
easier. Standards for detection of
cancer are based on the size and
shape of the cell's nucleui.
Cells from the vaginal fluid
specimen, which has been stain-
ed, are examined under a micro-
scope. If any abnormal cells are
seen, a sample of the suspected
tissue is obtained and sent to
the pathologist who makes an
examination and diagnosis.
It is widespread practice to take
samples of areas where cancer i
frequent and make a microscopi

WUOM-FM has been awarded
examination. In the past, Dr. Ril- third place in a countrywide com-
ey said, this practice was success- petition held by Billboard maga-
ful. Silver staining, however, zine for "outstanding promotion
makes possible malignant uterine by radio and TV stations during
cells more easily seen. 1953."
* * 4The award, to be announced in
THERE HAS been widespread the forthcoming issue of the na-
interest in the application of a cy- tional .show-people's week1 y,
tological method to detect possible marks one of the few times in
malignant cells. Important in suc- which an educational station has
cesful treatment of cancer, Dr. been able to win such recognition.
Riley said, is its early detection. The promotional campaign sub-
The silver staining method is an muted by the University of Mi-
aid in the detection of cancer in chigan's radio station for Bill-
early stages. board's contest covered the sta-
eyttion's efforts last year to build
Dr. Riley and his assistants are and maintain a statewide audi-
steadily working in staining and ence for the Michigan Radio
f examining samples sent to their jClassroom.
laboratory. Nearly 7900 cases have

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 18, 1954
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been examined to date.
BOok Checks
Checks for books which have
been sold at the Student Legis-
lature Student Book Exchange
can be picked up from 3 to 5
p.m. today and tomorrow at
the SL Bldg.

Wernette To Speak
Prof. J. Philip Wernette will re-
view "The Universality of Admin-
istrative Principles" at 7:30 p.m.
today in the West Conference
Room of the Rackham Building.
He will address a meeting of
the student chapter of the Ameri-
can Society for Public Adminis-
tration.

-Daily-Betsy Smith
EDUCATION SCHOOL DEAN WILLARD C. OLSON
two Professorships in educationting teachers, he said that the num-

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and psychology.
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IN MOMENTS other than those
spent filling his official capacity+
as Dean, he participates actively in
many organizations related to edu-9
cational research. About a dozen
organizations including the Amer-+
ican Educational Research Asso-
ciation claim the services of the+
Dean -as President and Vice Presi-
dent. "Writing books on child de-
velopment, research articles, com-
mittees-this goes on and on,"
mused Dean Olson.
And as if to offer proof of it,
the telephone rang at that min-
ute and the Dean Olson spent sev-
eral minutes discussing "official
business."
Recalling his many years as a.
professor, Dean Olson told the
satisfaction he has gotten out of
his work. "As one goes on, he
achieves an understanding of
things," he said. "The teaching
profession offers an interesting
activity in the field- of .thought
and gives one a stimulating re-
lationship to the state and to the
country."
"The teaching profession is a
compound of a great many kinds
of opportunity," he continued. "It
involves relationships with people
who have problems to solve, who
value your help."
Turning to problems of educat-

Citing, Ann Arbor's new park-
ing structure, new fire station and
arrangements for a sanitary land-
fill as achievements under a Re-
publican Administration during
1953, local GOP members recently
announced their platform for the
1954 campaign.
Election of city officials will
take place in April.
HEADING THE program which
Ann Arbor Republicans will sup-
port "is the local housing issue.
Members have pledged their sup-
port toward solving the problem
"in accordance with the free en-
terprise system."
Also included in the platform
for the coming year are 1) study
of the city traffic problems, 2)
strengthening the powers of the
City Planning Commission with-
in the scope of the city charter
and state laws, 3) continued ex-
pansion of the local municipal
parking system.
Civil liberties in the form of
hiring qualified personnel by the
city administration regardless of
race, color or creed was also writ-
ten into the platform.
Concerning labor, the GOP
group urges compliance with
President Eisenhower's recommen-
dations for the establishment of
Fair Employment Practice Codes
on a statewide basis.
Building of a juvenile detention
home and revision of the city
charter were also supported by
the Republicans in their recent
statement, as well as backing of
"an adequate Civilian Defense
program."
Segy To Discuss
African Sculpture

ber of teachers ought to be doubleds
tomorrow. Offering advice to pros-
pective teachers, Dean Olson rec-
ommends that they be a continu-
ous student. This learning might
include people, culture, and their
specialized aspect. "It is the testt
of an effective teacher if he is con-1
tinuously learning," he pointed<
out.
Mail order
Sales Begin
For Playbill
For the first time the Depart-
ment of Speech is offering three
shows for the price of two on sea-
son tickets for its spring playbill.
Mail orders are being rceeived
now at the Lydia Mendelssohn Box
Office for season tickets for $3.25,
$2.60 and $1.90. A special stident
rate season ticket is available for
the opening nights at $1.50. Lydia
Mendelssohn Box Office will open
, for the sale of tickets February 24.
INCLUDED IN the 1954 Spring
Playbill are an opera by Richard
Strauss, a Shakespearean comedy
and a 1953 Hopwood winning play.
Josef Blatt's English Translation
of Strauss' comic opera "Ariadne
of Naxos" will be presented March
2-6 with the School of Music.
Shakespeare's "The Taming of the
Shrew" will 1e staged March 25-
27.
Concluding the season will be
Eugene Hochman's 1953 Hop-
wood award winner, "Veranda
on the Highway," April 22-24.
All performances are at 8 p.m.
in the Lydia Mendelssohn The-
ater.
Tickets for the individual plays
will not go on sale until March 1,
at the following prices: opera:
$1.75, $1.40 and $1.00; Shakes-
peare: $1.50, $1.20 and 90c; Hop-
wood: $1.20, 90c and 60c.

Lasswell To View
Political Research
Harold Lasswell of the Yale
University Law School will give
a public lecture at 4:15 p.m. to-
morrom in Auditorium A, Angell
Hall.
Sponsored by the sociology de-
partment, his topic will be "Next
Steps in Political Behavior Re-
search."

Perfect Combination:
PAUL BUNYAN
PAUL McDONOUGH

SAT., FEB. 27 ... 8-12 UNION ..,

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Officials from the local branch
of the Bureau of Internal Revenue
have reported that students who
are non-Michigan residents should
file income tax returns through
their home district offices.
If students filed returns last
year, they will receive tax forms
from those offices according to a
member of the local Bureau. Mi-
chigan residents may, however,
obtain tax forms at the local of-
fice located at 401 E. Liberty, or
they may fill out forms sent them
by district offices.
Deadline for filing tax returns
for 1953 is March 15. Persons de-
siring aid in figuring their re-
turns may report to local offices
where experts in tax reporting are
available to the public for help.

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Ladislas Segy of New York City
will give an illustrated lecture on
African Sculpture at 4:15 p.m.
today in Auditorium B, Angell
Hall.
The lecture will be given in con-
nection with the exhibition of
African sculpture from Mr. Segy's
collection, currently on view at
the Museum of Art in Alumni
Hall.
The lecture will be presented
under the joint auspices of the
Museum of Art, the fine arts de-
partment, and the anthropology
department.
'Detective Story'
Tickets are still available in the
League box office for the Student
Players production of "Detective
Story," which will continue its
four-day run through Saturday.
Performances begin at 8 p.m.
in Lydia Mendelssohn Theater.
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