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SEROLOGY CHIEF:
Kahn Test Still Effective
In Current World Usage

DAILY OFFICIAL BULLETIN

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A test for the detection of syph-
ilis developed by a University pro-
fessor 31 years ago outranks all
others currently being used in all
parts of the world.
Originated by Prof. Reuben L.
Kahn, chief of the University Hos-
pital's serology laboratory, the
Kahn test is used in 58 countries,
according to a report by the World
Health Organization.
Based on surveys of six regions
of the world, the report indicated
more than 400 important labora-
tories still rely on the Kahn test.
Two Basic Methods
There are only two basic sci-
Former Dean
To Celebrate
90th Birthday
Former dean of the University's
Medical School, Dr. Frederick
George Novy celebrates his 90th
birthday today.
Dr. Novy began his career as an
assistant in chemistry at the Uni-
versity in 1886 and retired as dean
of the Medical School in 1935.
Born in Chicago Dec. 9, 1864,
Dr. Novy established the first anti-
rabies station in the United States,
located in Ann Arbor.
Among his contributions to sci-
ence are the discovery of the caus-
ative agent of American relapsing
fever and instrumental work in in-
troducing public health inspection
of water in Michigan.
For his contributions, Dr. Novy
was decorated with a chevalier in
the Legion d'Honneur, inducted in-
to the Order of the White Legion
of Czechoslovakia and elected Hen-
ry Russel Lecturer at the Univer-
sity.
NAACP Meeting
Three faculty members will be
guest speakers at a NAACP meet-
ing at 7:30 p.m. today in the Lea-
gue to discuss "Ways of Imple-
menting the Supreme Court Deci-
sion."
Speakers will include Prof. Jo-
seph E. Kallenbach of the political
science department, Hubert M.
Blalock of the sociology depart-
ment and Prof. Daniel Katz of the
psychology department.
Student
Christmas Vespers
First Presbyterian Church
TODAY at 5:10 P.M.

entific methods for the detection
of syphilis, the report said. "Tube
flocculation" is the basis for the
Kahn test while the other, "com-
plement-fixation," is the principle
of the Wasserman test.
The World Health report listed
22 different tests, based on one
of these two principles, used in
laboratories around the world.
After the Kahn test, which rank-
ed first in 460 laboratories in 58
countries, came the Meincke test,
ranked second in 156 labs in 20
countries and the Kolmer test
(based on Wasserman principle),
placed third by 153 labs in 24
countries.
Iron Curtain Countries
Although the report did not ex-
tend into Iron Curtain countries,
there is reason to believe it is
used there since Prof. Kahn's work
has been translated into Russian.
In 1933, ten years after Prof.
Kahn's test was developed, he was
given the 11th annual award of
American Association for the De-
velopment of Science for "out-
standing contributions in the field
of medical science"
Prof. Kahn also received a gold
medal from Phi Lambda Kappa
honorary society for his work.
Conference Set
On Consumer,
Design Effect
"Design and the American Con-
sumer" will be the first topic dis-
cussed at the Ann Arbor Confer-
ence today at Rackham Amphi-
theatre.
"The Status of Consumer Re-
search" is the subject of the af-
ternoon discussion.
The subject of the annual con-
ference is "Consumer reaction to,
and influence on, the designing of
mass produced goods.
At today's dinner in the League,
Dean-Emeritus Joseph Hudnut of
Harvard's Graduate School of De-
sign will speak on "The Common
Man and Grand Ripids."
Tomorrow morning's session will
highlight "The Potential in De-
sign Research" and the fourth and
final session will study a case
problem: "The Unitized Kitchen."
"The purpose of the confer-
ence," said Prof. Aarre K. Lahti.
is to show students that design
products involve cooperation in all
fields of production.
Prof. Lahti is acting chairman
of the art department of the Col-
lege of Architecture and Design,
which together with the Institute
of Contemporary Arts in Boston,
is sponsoring the conference.
French Teaching
Positions Offered
Seventy opportunities to study
or teach in France are being of-
fered to American graduate stu-
dents by the French government.
Recipients of the 40 teaching
assistantships will teach conversa-
tional English in secondary school
and teaching training institutions.
A few will fill teaching assign-
ments in French universities.
Graduate fellowships, providing
tuition and maintenance, are open
to students in all fields with defi-
nite academic projects or study
plafis.
The Feb. 1, 1955 deadline will
be for application for either type
of fellowship, which will be award-
ed by a joint committee of French
and American educations working
with the French Cultural Services
and the Institute of International

Education.
Applicants must be United
States citizens under 30 years old,
have a bachelor's degree by time
of departure, a good academic rec-
ord, knowledge of French, correct
usage of English, good moral char-
acter, personality, adaptability and
good health.

The Daily Official Bulletin is an
official publication of the University
of Michigan for which the Michigan
Daily assumes no editorial responsi-
bility. Publication in it is construc-
tive notice to all members of the
University. Notices should be sent in
TYPEWRITTEN form to Room 3553
Administration Building before 2 p.m.
the day preceding publication (be-
fore 10 a.m. on Saturday). Notice of
lectures, concerts, and organization
meetings cannot be published oftener
than twice.
THURSDAY, DECEMBER 9, 1954
Vol. LXV, No. 65
Notices
TIAA - College Retirement Equities
Fund. Participants in the Teachers In-
surance and Annuity Association re-
tirement program who wish to change
their contributions to the College Re-
tirement Equities Fund, or to apply for
or discontinue participation in the
Equities Fund, will be able to make
such changes before Dec. 15. Staff
members who have % or 1% of the con-
tributions to TIAA allocated to CREF
may wish to change to a % basis, or
go from the latter to a % or l basis.
The Selective Service College Qualifi-
cation Test will be given from 8:00 a.m.
to 1:00 p.m. Thurs., Dec. 9. Students
who find a conflict with their sched-
ules are advised to confer with their
individual instructors.
Naval Reserve Officer's Training Corps
Testing Program will be given Sat.,
Dec. 11. Candidates taking this exami-
nation are requested to report to Audi-
torium B, Angell Hall at 8:30 a.m.
Orientation Leaders are requested to
sign up for the Spring Orientation Pro-
gram at the Union Student Offices
from 3:00-5:00 p.m. Mon. through Fri.
Experienced male leaders are needed.
Michigan Union Song Contest. "The
Michigan March" by Dr. Edwin Franco
Goldman needs lyrics. Complete infor-
mation on contest and a copy of the
music can be obtained at the Union
Student Offices. Contest deadline is
Jan. 5 at 5:00 p.m.
Soph Scandals pictures are on display
in the League Lobby. Sign up early
for your copies.
The following student sponsored so-
cial events are approved for the coming
week-end. Social chairmen are remind-
ed that requests for approval for social
events are due in the Office of Student
Affairs not later than 12:00m. prior to
the event:
Dec. 10
Alpha Delta P
Alpha Epsilon Pi
Alpha Omicron Pi
Alpha Tau Omega
Beta Theta PI
Chi Omega
Chinese Students Club
Collegiate Sorosis
Delta Theta Phi
Gamma Delta
Graduate Council
Kappa Alpha Psi
Kappa Kappa Gamma
Michigan Christian Fellowship
Phi Delta' Phi
Phi Sigma Delta
Pi Beta Phi
Sigma Alpha Mu
Sigma Delta Tau
Tau Delta Phi
Theta Xi
Victor Vaughan
Dec. 11
(1 o'clock closing unless otherwise
indicated)
Alpha Chi Omega
Alpha Chi Sigma
Alpha Delta Phi
Alpha Epsilon Pi
Alpha Kappa Kappa
Alpha Omega
Alpha Phi
Alpha Phi Alpha
Alpha Rho Chi (12:30)
Alpha Sigma Phi
Chi Phi
Delta Chi
Delta Kappa Epsilon
Delta Sigma Delta
Delta Sigma Phi (12:30)
Delta Tau Delta
Delta Theta Phi (9)
Delta Upsilon
East Quadrangle
Forestry Club (12)
Gamma Phi Beta
Lambda Chi Alpha
Phi Chi (12)
Phi Delta Epsilon (12)
Phi Delta Theta
Phi Gamma Delta
Phi Kappa Sigma
Phi Kappa Tau
Phi Rho Sigma
Phi Sigma Kappa
Prescot House (aft)
Psi Omega
Psi Upsilon
Sigma Alpha Epsilon
Sigma Alpha Mu

Sigma Chi
Sigma Nu
Sigma Phi
South Quadrangle
Student Religious Association
Tau Delta Phi
Tau Kappa Epsilon
Theta Xi
Triangle
Trigon

West Quadrangle
Dec. 12
Angell-Van Tyne
Delta Theta Phi
Geddes House
Kappa Alpha Theta
Phi Delta Phi
Theta Xi
Victor Vaughan
Attention-All Teaching Candidates
Many excellent calls for teachers are
being received at the University Bu-
reau of Appointments. All candidates
graduating in Feb., June or August are
urged to return their registration ma-
terial, so that they can be available
for teaching opportunities. Unless we
have registration material in our office
de are not able to recommend candi-
dates. Return Immediately for your
Registration Material
PERSONNEL REQUESTS:
Jewish Vocational Service, Chicago 4,
Illinois-Man or woman for a vocational
counselor's position, specializing in job
placement and counseling of physical-'
ly, mentally, and emotionally handi-
capped individuals. Requirements in-
clude a Master's in Social Work, Psych.,
Educ., or Sociology.
Peoria Park District, Peoria, I11.-Park
Naturalist I to be responsible for the
development and supervision of an out-
door education, and science and arts
program for the Park District. Require-
ments include BA or BS in Natural
Science. Experience desirable. Also there
is an opening for a Park Arborist. Re-
quirements include Bachelor's in For-
estry or Aboriculture. Experience is de-
sirable.
For further information contact the
Bureau of Appointments, Ext. 371,
Rm. 3528 Admin Bldg.
PERSONNEL INTERVIEWS:
A representative from the U.S. De-
partment of State will interview at the
Bureau of Appointments Tues,,Dec.
14, for men with languages to work as
Investigators on overseas assignments.
This involves liaison with foreign offi-
cials. Assignments are in any of the
following areas: Europe, Near East, Mid-
dle East & Far East. Salary ranges
from $4400-$7700 a yr. plus living and
traveling expenses for a man and
family. Applicants must be able to
read and speak fluently one of the
following languages: Chinese, Arabic,
Persian, Norwegian, Swedish, Danish,
Dutch, & Portuguese. There are a few
openings for those with these lan-
guages: Japanese, Greek, Italian, Slavic,
German, & French. No Spanish.
Requirements also as follows: male
only; must have been a citizen for
five years; wtfe must be citizen (no
minimum time requirement for wife's
citizenship); college graduation pre-
ferred or equivalent experience.
These are temporary positions run-
niing from April 1955 to December 1956.
For further information contact the
Bureau of Appointments, Room 3528,
Ext. 371.
Lectures
University Lecture, auspices of the
Department of Philosophy. "Existential
Conclusions in Philosophy." Stuart
Hampshire, lecturer in Philosophy, Ox-
ford University. Thurs., Dec. 9, 4:15
p.m., Auditorium C, Angell Hall.
University Lecture, auspices of the
Department of Anthropology. "Human
Evolution." Prof. S. L. Washburn,
Chairman of the Department of An-
thropology, University of Chicago.
Thurs., Dec. 9, 4:15 p.m., Auditorium A,
Angell Hall.
Academic Notices
Engineering Mechanics Seminar: Prof.
E. Wendell Hewson will speak on "At-
mospheric Considerations in the Dispo-
sal of Industrial Wastes from Stacks"
at 4:00 p.m. Thurs., Dec. 9, in Room
111 West Engineering Building.
Seminar in Mathematical Statistics
will meet Thurs., Nov. 9, at 4:00 p.m.,
Room 3201 A.H. Jack Meagher will con-
clude his discussion of Chapter V and
Miss Irene Hess will begin a discussion
of Chapter VI in Cochran's "Sampling
Techniques."
Doctoral Examination for Leonard U.
Blumberg, Sociology; thesis: "Commu-
nity Leaders: The Social Bases and
Social-Psychological Concomitants of
Community Power," Thurs., Dec. 9, 613
Haven Hall, at 4:00 p.m. Co-Chair-
men, Morris Janowitz and R. C. Angell.
Zoology Seminar: Dr. Karl P. Schmidt,
Chief Curator, Department of Zoology,
Chicago Natural History Museum, will
speak on "Zoological Realms and Re-
gions" Thurs., Dec. 9, at 4:15 p.m. Co-
Chairmen, Morris Janowitz and R. C.
Angell.
Seminar in Applied Mathematics will
meet Thurs., Dec. 9, at 4:00 p.m. in

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Classified deadline, 3 P.M. daily.
1:00 A.M. Saturday
LOST AND FOUND
LOST-Class Register on North Uni-
versity or East University. Call NO
8-7651 immediately. )55A
FOR SALE
ARMY-NAVY type Oxfords-$6.88. Sox,
39c; shorts 69c; military supplies.
Sam's Store, 122 E. Washington. )26B
1950 MERCURY CLUB COUPE, radio
heater and overdrive. Dark green
finish, beautiful condition. The big
lot across from the downtown car-
port. Huron Motor Sales, 222 W.
Washington. NO 2-4588. )150B
1952 NASH RAMBLER station wagon.
Radio and heater, low mileage and
very sharp. The big lot across from
the downtown carport. Huron Motor
Sales. 222 W. Washington. NO 2-4588.
)149B
1950 FORD, 2 door, 6 cylinder, general
condition excellent. Will take best
offer. Days call Jean Schuler, NO
2-4493. Nights call NO 3-2572. )154B
Our Annual
Christmas Tree
IS AGAIN AVAILABLE-to you for mak-
ing your personalized photographic
Christmas cards. You may use your
own camera or ours and we will
furnish the lighting and helpful sug-
gestions at no charge to you. Store
hours: 9 -to 6 daily except Mondays,
9 to 9. Other evenings by appoint-
ment.

FOR SALE
1948 WILLYS STATION WAGON, new
motor, radio and heater, runs very
good. The big lot across from the
downtown carport. Huron Motor
Sales. 222 W. Washington NO 2-4588.
)175B
MAGNOVOX latest model 21" T.V,
radio, and phonograph combination.
French provincial cabinet. NO 8-8379.
)179B
ALMOST NEW Argus C3 camera with
case and flash attachment $45, Call
NO 3-3661. )180B
TUX-Nice condition, size 38 to 40
medium. $12.00. Call NO 2-6200, )178B
PRACTIFLEX CAMERA with F2.8 Jessar
pre-set lens, synchronized for flash
or strobe, latest model and case for
$95. NO 3-8910. 181B
FOR RENT
TWO-ROOM furnished apartment, all
utilities, except gas. No children,
share bath. Call NO 8-8900, 903 Mary
Street. )150
FURNISHED - Two bedroom campus
apartment. Available Dec. 15 for 3-4
adults. Private bath. $140. NO 3-8454.
)17C
ROOMS FOR RENT
BY DAY-WEEK-MONTH - Campus
Tourist Home, 518 E. William (near
State). NO 3-8454. )23D
SHARE TWO ROOMS-basement-with
two men. Refrigerator. Near cam-
pus. $7 weekly. 1001 S. Forest. Phone
NO 2-7639. )24D
HALF OF DOUBLE room with cooking
Privileges. Available for immediate
occupancy by male student, NO
3-0718. )26D
ROOM AND BOARD
ROOM AND BOARD in Owen Co-op,
1017 Oakland, 20 meals per week,
$13.45. Call Dan Nagler, NO 8-7211
between 5:30 and 6:30 p.m. )7E
TRANSPORTATION
WANTED: RIDERS to Maine, via Bos-
ton. Leave Dec. 17, return Jan. 2.
Call NO 8-8457. )16G
DRIVING TO FLORIDA-Leaving A.A.
Friday, Dev. 17, leaving Miami in
time for arrival in New York by Dec.
30, $35. NO 5-2516, 5:30-7:30 P.M. or
after 11 :30 P.M. )27G
RIDERS WANTED-Leaving Wednes-
day afternoon, Dec. 15 for New Jer-
sey, near N.Y.C. Return trip after
vacation. Call Gene Gilmartin, NO
3-4145. )33G

TRANSPORTATION
RIDERS WANTED to Florida. Five cars
(Three Brand New) leaving Dec. 17
or 18-$20, helping drive appreciated.
NO 3-8177, after 6 p.m. )34G
WANTED Ride to U.P.-Escanaba Dec.
17, NO 3-1561, 3029 Lloyd. )31G
COUPLErWANTS RIDE to Washington,
D.C. area Dec. 17. Will share ex-
penses; driving. Call Lazerson, NO
3-0611. )32G
RIDERS to California wanted. Leave
Dec. 18th for L.A., 426 Hayden. NO
2-4591. )29G
DRIVING N.Y.C. 17th. Return 27th.
Riders either way. Call Dr. Dorain
'U' Hospital, Ext. 254 after 6:00 P.M.
)30G
BUSINESS SERVICES
R. A. MADDY-VIOLIN MAKER. Fine
instruments, Accessories, Repairs. 310
8. State, upstairs. Phone NO 2-5962.
)107
WASHING-Finished work and hand
ironing. Rough dry and wet washing.
Also ironing separately. Free pick-up
and delivery. Phone NO 2-9020 Wool
soxs washed also. )81
TYPING WANTED, reasonable rates.
Mrs. Mullet, 726 S. Main St., NO
8-6883. )13I

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The first truly hi-fidelity table model
phonograph. Hear it and
compare it at
ANN ARBOR RADIO AND T.V.
"Student Service"
Hallicrafters Radios and Television
1217 So. University Ph. NO 8-7942
11 blocks east of East' Eng. )47E
REAL ESTATE
CALL WARD REALITY
NO 2-7787
for 2x3 bedroom homes-priced for
students. Evenings call:
Mr. Hadcock NO 2-5863
Mr. Rice 3YP 2740-M
Mr. Garner NO 3-27$1
Mr. Martin NO 8-8608
Mr. Schoot NO 3-2763 )20
MISCELLANEOUS
THE FINEST line of imported Holiday
chocolates, including Swiss Tobler
and Lindt, and Dutch Droste. Wash-
ington Fish Market, 208 E. Wash-
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mileage, good tires, radio, heater. Only
$475. NO 2-7884. )166B
CHRISTMAS TREES-$1.00 up. Drive
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block west of Broadway signal light.
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yours. )20L
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1947 CHEVROLET, black two door, radio,
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MIDNIGHT BLUE TUX, double breast-
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after 5:00 p.m. )170B
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matic,rrecently overhauled.The big
lot across from the downdown car-
port. Huron Motor Sales, 222 W.
Washington. NO 2-4588. )177B
TAILS, Size 41 long, 2 pair of seven
foot skis with binding, 1 pair of ski
boots size 11, 1 pair of men's ice
skates, size 12, and a tennis racket,
many fine classical albums, 78 rpm.
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1948 CHEVROLET BELLE-AIR SEDAN,
two door, one owner, low mileage.
Like new in every way. The big lot
across from the downtown carport.
Huron Motor Sales. 222 W. Washing-
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