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TU'DAY, DECEMBER 14, 1954 B A #1 W~ ~YY~

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Scretarial Program
&ens Opportunities

s key that opens the door to
oppunity for many college grad-
uat is the way Prof. Irene
Pl of the School of Business Ad-
mijration describes the secre-
taripractices program at the Uni-
, blished in 1943 as an emer-
ger measure during the war, the
sesoarial program has increased
in opularity every year since
the Accordin to Prof. Place the
pram has matured and estab-
lisl itself firmly in the Univer-
, present, there are 70 women
eiled in the program.
;cause of the complexities in-
v~gd in business management to-
Fench, Spanish
(ubs To Present
'letide Program
'he French and Spanish clubs
4 hold a joint Christmas party
m 7:30 to 11 p.m. tomorrow at
e Union.
righlighting the o c c a s i o n,
earles Carleton of the French de-
'rtment will explain Christmas
editions in France. Carleton will
!pplement his discussion with
ides of French cathedrals.
'Slides of Norwegian scenes will
)mplete the visual part of the
IThe Spanish Club will contribute
ie Pinata, an age old Mexican
1tstom, which consists of breaking
an with a stick a candy-filled dec-
ative ornament, usually suspend-
from the ceiling.
The group will sing Christmas
,ngs in both languages and Span-
h and French records will pro-
ide music for dancing. Both
roups will finish the evening with
Naming this the biggest event of
the year, Lillian Bickert, president
of the French Club invites every-
one who is studying French or
}Spanish to participate.

day, a high degree of competence
is required of those planning to en-
ter the field. The secretarial prac-
tices program has been designed
to meet this need for college per-
sonnel in secretarial assistant po-
Ideally a secretary who wants to
reach the top in this field or who
wants to go into a management po-
sition in business should have col-
lege training in liberal arts or busi-
ness administration. She should
have some knowledge of econo-
mics, statistics, accounting, fi-
nance, business law, office man-
agement, personnel policies and
the basic fundamentals such as typ-
ing and shorthand.
Students in the program must
achieve a minimum proficiency of
60 words a minute in typing and
120 words a minute in shorthand
before they receive a certificate.

Of Hanukah
Victory To Be Marked
As Commemoration
Of Jewish Holiday
At sundown Sunday and for
eight days thereafter, the light of
the Menorah will twinkle in the
windows of Jewish homes and syn-
agogues the world over, as Hanu-
kah, a festival of thanks and
praise, begins.
This traditional ceremony com-
memorates the victory of Judah,
the Maccabbee, and his followers
over the forces of the Syrian king,
Antiochus the Fourth and the re-
dedication of the defiled Temple of
The event, which eventually led
to the religious freedom and na-
tional independence of the Jewish
people, is said to have occurred by
dramatic coincidence on the third
anniversary of Antiochus' order of
Celebrated With Sacrifices
According to tradition the Macca-
bbees, having recovered the Holy
city and the Temple, celebrated
the triumph with sacrifices and
But when they looked for oil to
light the Menorah or candelabra,
they found one small pitcher,
enough to burn for only one day.

Students Entertain Hospital Patients at Christmas Parties

Great Demand
According to Prof. Place, gradu-
ates of the program are in great
demand. Most students upon gradu-
ation start to work with top execu-
tives in the fields of industry, mer-
chandising or government.
The certificate courses in the
program may be combined with a
regular degree program in liberal
arts, education or business admin-
Special permission may be grant-
ed to students to elect typing and
shorthand during their freshman
and sophomore years. Other cer-
tificate courses may not be elected
until the junior and senior years.
Elect Other Courses
Since the College of Literature,
Science and the Arts does not grant
credit for the secretarial courses,
the student enrolled in this school
must elect the courses in addition
to the requirements for a bachelor
of arts degree.
Students who h a v e already
earned a bachelor's degree may
complete the requirements for a
certificate in one year. A post-grad-
uate student may earn both the
certificate and degree of master of
business administration in two


PATIENTS in Ann Arbor and
Ypsilanti hospitals were enter-
tained on Saturday afternoon with
Christmas parties given by Univer-
sity students
Over a hundred men and women,
under the sponsorship of three
groups, joined forces in an attempt
to brighten just another Saturday
for countless patients.
The organizations in charge were
the Community Service Commit-
tee of the League, headed by Joan
Hyman; the Union, under the

chairmanship of Jon Zoner and Jon
Collins and Mu Phi Epsilon, music
sorority, with Mary Ellen Eckert
as its head.
Volunteers came from dormitor-
ies, sororities, fraternities, league
houses and co-ops to visit Univer-
sity Hospital, St. Joseph Hospital,
Ypsilanti Mental Hospital, Ann Ar-
bor Convalescent Home, Ypsilanti
Convalescent Home and Michigan
Children's Institute.
Singers, demonstration c h a 1 k
drawing, an accordionist, a Spanish

dancing group and dramatic read- I held parties previous to the hospi-

ings comprised the entertainment
In addition, favors and dolls were
given to the children, and programs
and corsages were distributed
among older patients. One of the
highlights of the day was a visit
from Santa Claus, portrayed by
Marshall Badt.
A special plea had been made for
decoration to sororities, fraterni-
ties and other organizations who

tal parties.
After the show by student per-
formers, patients sang Christmas
carols and had refreshments in
keeping with the holiday spirit.
Chairmen in charge of the hos-
pital committees were Lois Buch-
binder, Jon Zoner, Ann Gretten-
berger, Roy Lave, Ruth Budoff,
Carol McKillop, Bill Cunningham
and Bill Stricker.
Bernice Perecin, a League rep-
resentative, said the groups plan

-Daily-Dick Gaskill
to hold more parties of this type
for future holidays because of the
student cooperation.
Other yuletide parties on campus
this weekend included the first all-
campus League Christmas party
open to all University students,
faculty, administration and their
Fraternities opened their houses
to Ann Arbor children Saturday aft-
ernoon for the fourth successive


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(Author of "Barefoot Boyi With Cheek," etc.)

Chloe McColgate was a beautiful coed who ma iored in psych and
worked in the I.Q. testing department of the university. She did
not work there because she needed money; she wcrked there because
she loved and admired intelligence above all t]hsings. "I love and
admire intelligence above all things," is the way si e succinctly put it.
Ned Futty, on the other hand, was a man who could take intelli-
gence or leave it alone. What he loved and admir Ad above all things
was girls. "What I love and admire above all hings is girls," is
te way he put it.
One day Ned saw Chloe walking by on the camp is. "Holy Toledo!"
he exclaimed. "How sweetly flows that liquefaction of her clothes!"
The following day he saw her walking past again. "Great balls of
fire!" he exclaimed. "Next, when I cast mine eyes and see that brave
vibration each way free, 0, how that glittering taketh me!"
When he saw her again the next day, he could no longer contain
himself. He ran up and blocked her way. "Excuse me," he said,
tugging his forelock, "I am Ned Futty and I love you beyond the
saying of it. Will you be mine?"
She looked at his quarter-inch haircut, his black rimmed glasses,
his two-day beard, his gamy T-shirt, his tattered jeans, his de-
composing tennis shoes. "You are not unattractive," she admitted,
"but for me beauty is not enough. Intelligence is what I require
in a man."
"I'm smart as a whip" said Ned with a modest blush. "Back home
everybody always said, 'You got to get up pretty early in the morning
to get ahead of old Ned Futty."'
"Maybe so," said Chloe, "but if you don't mind, I'd like to make
sure. Will you come into the I.Q. testing department with me?"
"With you I would go into a malted milk machine," cried Ned
Futty and laughed and smote his thigh and bit Chloe's nape in an
excess of passion and high spirits. Scampering goatlike, he followed
her into the I.Q. testing department.
"First I will test your vocabulary," said Chloe.
"Shoot!" said Ned gaily and licked her palm.
"What does juxtaposition mean?"
"Beats me," he confessed cheerily.
"How about ineffable?"
"Never heard of it," smiled Ned, plunging his face into her clavicle.
"With fur on?" said Ned doubtfully.
Chloe sighed. "How are you on arithmetic?" she asked.
"A genius," he assured her.
"My feeling exactly!" said Ned with an approving nod. "What's
the difference?"
"If a man earns fifty dollars a month," said Chloe, "and saves 12%
of his earnings, how long would it take him to save $100?"
"Forever," said Ned. "Who can save anything on $50 a month?"
"How do you find a square root?"
"How should I know?" replied Ned, giggling. "I'm no square."
"How are you on English?" asked Chloe.
"I speak it fluently," said Ned with quiet pride.
"What is the present tense of wrought?"
"Wreet," replied Ned; clutching Chloe to him and dawini, s
of the Maxixe.
"Next I will test you for manual dexterity," said Chloe. She handed
him a boardc punched full of oddly shaped holes and a collection of
oddly shaped pegs. "Fit the pegs in the holes," she instructed him.
"Let's neck instead," suggested Ned.
"Maybe later," said Chloe. "First the pegs."
He fumbled about for a longish interval. Finally he tired of it and
reached for Chloe.
But she fended him off. "Ned Futty," she said, "you are dumb.
You have the highest dumbness score of anybody I have ever tested.
Consequently I cannot be your girl, for I love and admire intelligence
above all things."
He hurled himself on the floor and clasped her about the knees.
"But I love you!" he cried in anguish. "Do not send me from you, or
you will make my world a sunless place - full of dim and fearful
shapes V"
"I am sorry," she answered, "but you are too dumb."
"Reconsider, madam," he begged, "else a miasm looms before me."
"Go," she said coldly.

To the surprise of all, the oil
burned for eight full days, until
new oil could be made.
Thus the festival of Hanukah is
celebrated for eight days each
year, starting on the 25th of Kislev
(a Jewish month corresponding to
Home Ceremony
Alice Greenberg, chairman of
the Hillel Religious Committee de-
scribed the ceremony that she and
her family practice at home as
typical of that of millions of othere
Jewish families.
"At sundown of the first night,"
she said, "we take out the Me-
norah. With a shammas or kind-
ling candle, I light the first candle,
chanting three prayers, while the,
whole family gathers around."
Miss Greenberg pointed out that
it did not matter which member of
the family lit the candles and they
could be lit, one each night, until
eight had been kindled, or one
could start with eight candles and
diminish them one each night. "I
light one more candle on each of
the following nights," she contin-
ued, "until there are eight lit in
all. We also give each other a gift
each night."
Synagogue's Role
The synagogue, Jewish house of
worship, has its role in the festi-
val. There, a service similar to
the one held in the home is pre-
The rabbi lights the candles, say-
ing the appropriate prayers, while
the cantor leads in chanting the
Hallel or Psalms of Praise. A short
passage is inserted in the Standing
Prayer, reciting the victory of the
According to Dr. Herman Ja-
cobs, director of the Hillel Founda-
tion, the organization has made no
plans for a Hanukah celebration
this year since it conflicts with the
University recess."
I dc/'i'4 CaipuA
SKIT NIGHT - Scenarios for
Spring Weekend Skit Night are due
tomorrow in the Student Offices of
the Union. The offices will be open
from 3 to 5 p.m. with a special
basket provided.t
* * *
BASKETBALL - The following
teams will play in the basketball
tournament; at 5:10 p.m. today -
Chi Omega vs. Alpha Epsilon Phi
I; at 7:15 p.m.-Betsy Barbour I vs.
Couzens II; Betsy Barbour II vs. tF
Victor Vaughn; at 7:15 p.m. to-
morrow-Angell II vs. Geddes.
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