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Cornell ROTC - ..-
Because of recent loyalty oath
and physical exemption problems,
students at Cornell University are
asking that enrollment in ROTC
be voluntary rather than com-
A proposal has been made to in-
stitute a four year general course
for all students, which would al-
low men to choose the branch of
service in which they would pre-
fer to receive their commissions.
They would receive specialized
training after being inducted into
the service, thereby having a
choice of 14 branches of service,
rather than four offered at the



Expressions in Modern Sculpture

Polite Drivers
Get Flowers
Esther A. Bowling and Robert
Saffian were cited as Ann Arbor's
two most courtious drivers yes-
Both were awarded floral ar-
rangements, given by local flor-
ists to celebrate National Flower
week. They were selected from a
list of drivers "ticketed" by the
city's traffic policemen during the
week for coureous acts.
Mrs. Bowling, first prize win-
ner, noticed a small boy coming
out of a drug store and heading.
toward his mother on the other
side of the street. Although the
motorist had started her car, she
stopped, waiting, until he had
Second prize was awarded to
Saffian for stopping his car in
heavy traffic to help a man hav-
ing great difficulty getting out of.
a parking space.

Weather Leads to Complications

..- ...T . MCHI.N ,IL



Anything can happen.
In weather forecasting, this is
occasionally the case, as most
weather systems are slightly dif-
ferent from their forebears, a
forecaster at the Willow Run gov-
ernment weather bureau said yes-
With an average of two high
pressure and three low pressure
systems working their way across
the United States during this time
of year, each system brings differ-
ent weather to the area it covers.
Pressure Systems
S t e a d y precipitation results
from low pressure areas in the
winter, for example. High pres-
sure systems bring in fair weath-
er, although the temperatures are
generally a little cooler. Compli-
cating the situation even more,
low pressure systems carry warm

and cqld frontal systems with
Cold fronts are often centered
in a trough, formed in the air in
a low pressure front, the weather-
man continued. Cloudiness and
precipitation often accompanies
this trough.
Continuing his explanation of
what makes weather, the forecast-
er said that high pressure systems,
if visible, would resemble domes or
hills. This, in meteorological terms,
is a ridge. Low pressure systems
fre in troughs, corresponding to
valleys on land.
After completing this explana-
tion of the general workings of
weather, the weatherman said that
the poor weather Ann Arbor has
been experiencing lately has been
due partly to a high pressure ridge
in the West.

Coupled with this, low pressure
troughs from Canada have been
flowing past the ridge and heading
over this area at ,a fairly rapid
rate, bringing rain, snow and plain
poor weather with them.
Five-Day Forecast
Based on upper-atmosphere,
world-wide air movements, the
long-range weather forecasting
unit of the weather bureau in
Washington, D.C., is able to give
reasonably accurate five-day fore-
casts, he commented.
According to the last such re-
port issued, minor fluctuations in
weather will take place here until
Wednesday. The temperature will
be slightly over the 51 degree
average for this area. About one-
tenth of an inch of precipitation
can be expected, including some
scattered snow flurries.

a s
Saturday Classes,...
Saturday classes have been vot
ed down ten to one by University
of Mississippi sudents.
In a recent poll, parents anm
students felt Saturday classes re-
sult in many cuts, especially dur-
ing the football season. They sai<
a five day week attracts more stu-
Those favoring the six-day weel
said students leaving campus or
weekends hamper school spirit and
class schedules are crowded toc
;much during the school week.


-Daily-Dean Morton
PLASTIC AND GRAPHIC OBJECTS are now on view in the North Gallery of Alumni Hall.
Works by Prof. Thomas F. McClure of the College of Architecture and Design as well as by
Maholy-Nagy, Laurens, Marini, Gaudier-Brzeska and Moore are in the show of 27 drawings and
19 sculpts. Hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays and 2 to 5 p.m. Sundays.
'U' Education Program Oldest in Nation



Footb all


"English and American men do
have one thing in common-both
favor a co-educational school sys-
tem." In a recent debate at Mich-
igan State College; two Oxford
University students from England
felt the "more girls, the better."
Ivy League .. .
Alumni donations are prevent-
ing Yale and Princeton from op-
erating at a deficit of more than
one million dollars for 1954-55.
The two colleges usually meet ex-
penses with endowment income,
student fees, contract research,
and annual alumni donations.
Princeton's yearly expenses gave
reached the highest peak in the
history of the university this year.
The budget includes "teaching
and research expenses, mainte-
nance and scholarships.

The 75th anniversary of the Uni-
versity teacher education program,
the first permanent program of its
kind in the country, is being cele-
brated this year.
Teacher education originated in
theological schools of late 18th cen-
tury Europe. It began to emerge in
this country around the turn of that
century, when several short-lived
attempts were made by various
American colleges to offer courses
in philosophy of education.
First Course
In 1858 under President Philip
Tappan, the University saw the
need for this education, and it au-
thorized its first. teacher training
course. The course 'dealt with
teaching of ancient languages.
Gradually similar courses were
introduced into the curriculum, and
in 1879, nine years after the Univer-
sity had opened its doors to women
students, the Department of the
Science and the Art of Teaching
was formed as part of the literary
college. This step in the growth of
the teacher education movement
was largely due to the urgings of-
President James Burrill Angell.

The department then offered two
courses, one in practical teaching
methods, the other dealing with
philosophy of education.
During this time the famed edu-
cational philosopher, John Dewey,
spent his first 12 years of college
teaching on this campus.
School of Education
In 1921, when the importance of
teacher education had been finally
fully recognized, the University es-
tablished the School of Education
as one of its colleges. The school
offered 44 hours of courses in five
fields of educational study.
The University requested and re-
ceived a grant from the State to
construct a University High School,
erected in 1924 at a cost of $300,000.

In 1930, the University Elemen-
tary School was built to further
aid teaching students, and the en-
tire field of education, in this im-
portant "laboratory school" work.
Under the guidance of Dean Wil-
lard C. Olson, the school now
boasts a teaching staff of 81 mem-
bers, and an enrollment of nearly
1,000 students, with about 4,000 stu-
dents from other colleges taking
credits in the school.
As for future plans, Dean Olson
revealed that the State Legislature
has been requested to study build-
ing plans which would increase the
facilities and accommodate the
current rapid growth of the School
of Education.





Ethics Topic
Of Pope Talk

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Dean Liston Pope
niversity Divinity
eak on the topic
ad or Man" at 8:30
in Auditorium A,

of the Yale
School will
p.m. tomor-
Angell Hall.

Second lecturer in the annual
"This I Believe" series sponsored
by the Student Religious Associa-
tion and the Campus Religious
Council, Dean Pope is on the Exec-
utive and Central Committees, of
the World Council of Churches.
At Yale the religious leader is
also the Gilbert L. Stark Profes-
sor of Social Ethtics and Associate
Professor of Saybrook College.
Representing the Protestant view
in the lecture series, Dean Pope
will discuss ethics in sotiety.
Lane Hall will hold a reception
for him following his speech.

)uth State Street Phone NO 2-3109

"Man on third!"
Such a cry is heard annually
and, for once, legally, when sor-
ority members stage weekends in
hbnor of the men who pay their
bills-the long-suffering fathers.
Although unaccustomed to male
voices' in upper regions of their
houses, sorority women face the
annual affair courageously, mov-
ing their clothes and cosmetics out
of their rooms early in the week
to be replaced by shaving equip-
ment and briefcases.
Come from Distant Points
Many fathers, like Walter H.
Hawes, who attended one soror-
ity's festivities last weekend, come
to Ann Arbor from points as dis-
tant as Washington, D.C., and
agree with him "I wouldn't miss
this weekend for a business con-
Preparation for the wetkend,
not only for sororities but frater-
nities and other living units which
annually honor fathers, begins
days in advance. Plans must be
made for dinner and parties, tick-
ets for the weekend football game
must be bought, and rooms must
be vacated.
Game Is Highlight
A typical sorority weekend be-
gins with the usual "rowdy" Fri-
day night dinner brightened by
paternal contributions to musical
repertoires. Highlight of the week-
end is the Saturday football game,
with an open house following at
the sorority.
Afterwards a banquet is held
at a local restaurant, with the din-
ner outweighed in importance by
singing and after-dinner speeches.
University alumni among the fath-

"They're higher than they used to be" But cosmetics add a new atmosphere

ers, often comment not only on
their offspring but on the state
of the campus-then and now.
One sorority last weekend es-
corted its fathers to the Union
Dance-with one parent filling in
at intermission time for the band's
As daughters rested their throb-
bing feet after the dance, an im-
promptu survey of the fathers
showed that the Charleston is still
more than popular with the older
One, however, conceded "These
Bunny Hops and Mexican Hats
are almost as good. You won't
catch me sitting out with the wall-
Fathers Don't Tire
The entire group returned to the
house before closing hours, but
not because fathers were tired:
sorority women admitted they had
danced themselves to a state of
"This," summarized one daugh-
ter as the fathers reluctantly went
home to their offices and busi-
nesses, "was almost more fun
than a fraternity party."
And the dads agreed, guaran-
teeing that nothing would pre-
vent them from returning for
their weekend next fall.
Sunday, traditionally, is a time
for hearty breakfasts, trips to
church, and another banquet at
the sorority house. Fathers are
next entertained by their daugh-
ters, who prepare skits and musi-
cal programs for them.
Sorority members seem to en-
joy the weekends, too-one sum-
marized, "It was more fun than
a fraternity party!"



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wrapped and boxed, and
laundered to a man's sat-



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