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THE MICHIGAN DAILY

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 26.1954

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Behind the Smile:
A Closer Look
WITH MORE University men than ever expected
to experience the two week succession of broad
smiles and firm handshakes that is popularly term-
ed social fraternity rushing it is certainly appro-
priate at this time to take an editorial look at the
various aspects of the fraternity system.
The primary concern of a prospective rushee
is to find the house whose men best personify his
own principles and interests. If he fails In this
endeavor it would probably be better if he tried
elsewhere for the satisfaction of his gregarious
nature during his remaining college days. The
finding of a satisfactory fraternity is sometimes
difficult but if it is once found, the close asso-
ciations of affiliated life can make a person's
undergraduate years more pleasant ones.
The word pleasant is vague but many of the
benefits of fraternity life are intangible. The friend-
ships gained, the mutual sharing of individual ac-
complishment and the satisfaction of sacrificing
sometimes for group gain are a trio of intangible
advantages that are part of fraternity life.
Although cynics, pseudo-intellectuals and ex-
treme individualists may deny that these points
are advantageous to rushees, social fraternities
also give men more party opportunities (usually
a fraternity will hold registered parties at least
once every three weeks) and the chance to meet
more of the women who managed, to survive a
sorority rushing session.
A semi-loss of individualism, occasional nights
when house conditions are more conducive to li-
brary study and pressure to take part in house
activities whether they are interesting or not can
be listed in this category.
It is because there are disadvantages that a
man's choice in the matter is so important. For
many who have made the wrong choice the fra-
ternity experience has been a sour one with dis-
advantages waxing very prominent in his mem-
ory. Often this person never had an opportunity
to savor the good points of fraternity life be-
cause he was associating with men far removed
from his individual principles and interests.
Because the choice is so important first semester
freshmen are not urged to pledge. Unlike the sor-
orities which hold rushing only once a year, the
fraternity system opens its doors to rushees at the
beginning of each semester. Consequently if a man
pledges during his second semester on campus he
can still be eligible to move into the fraternity
house when his dormitory contract expires.
A first semester freshman is not actually ready
to make a selectioon from the 42 houses existing
on campus. Generally he knows very little about
other phases of the University let alone the fra-
ternities. A first semester freshman should orien-
tate himself before he gets himself tied perma-
nently to an organization.
To help the orientation process it is suggested
that an interested freshman rush casually his first
semester. He should go to the open houses today
and tomorrow and acquaint himself slightly with
the different houses. These first impressions should-
n't be conclusive but instead should be introduc-
tory in nature so that when he takes part in ser-
ious rushing next February he will have some back-
ground on which to base one of the most important
lecisions of his collegiate life.
-Dave Baad
The Week
On Campus 1
AS TRAINLOADS and carloads of students un-
packed into Ann Arbor rooms last week to be-
gin the fall semester, the University opened its
doors to an enthusiastic and statistically record-
breaking student body.
Dormitories, houses and apartments bulged
with an enrollment which may well reach a 22,-
000 total. The final count will be known after
five-week tabulations, including enrollments at
University extensions all over the state.

Freshmen, quickly shepherded around campus in
wide-eyed orientation groups, flocked to bookstores
to buy Michigan stationery and bulletin boards, and
comprised the bigest class of first-year students in
University history.
Another figure released by the Registrar's Of-
fice should encourage the male sector of campus-
this semester has brought an all-time high in the
number of women students.
* * * *
SGC PROPOSAL NEGLECTED-Some students
were annoyed by the failure of the Board of Re-
gents at its Wednesday meeting to consider the
plan for a Student Government Council.
The SGC plan, as drawn up in a committee
headed by Prof. Lionel Laing of the political
science department, would combine the functions
of the existing Student Legislature and Student
Affairs Committee. SL voted willing endorsement
of the proposal at its meeting Tuesday, but must
now revitalize itself to serve as an effective stu-
dent government body until SGC is approved.
Chief result of the Regents' meeting was the ac-
ceptance of $370,495.20 in gifts and grants to the
University. A $200,000 donation from the National
Foundation for Infantile Paralysis was the largest.
BERMUDAS BANNED--Campus small-talk arose
over a statement issued by the Dean of Women's
Office reminding women that Bermuda shorts,
slacks and jeans are out of place in official Uni-
versity buildings.
Mildly disturbed students complained that the
rule is an infringement on freedom and an un-
necessary piece of Admirnistrative concern, but
most women chose conventional skirts for ven-
tnrPS into +hnAdaministrationa nd classroom

SL -
Who Is She?
THISREPORTER set out today to take a sort
of poll of the student body's attitude towards
the much disputed SGC proposal. To get to the
very heart of the matter and with the purpose
of stirring up some spirit and enthusiasm in the
replies of those who were interviewed, the question
first put to them was simply: "What do you think
of SL?"
Here are just a few of the replies:
"Gee, I don't know much about it myself."
"Why ask me?"
"It's pretty good I guess."
And then the classic statement of the day-
"Who is she?"
No further attempt was made to continue this
poll which was proving to be nothing less than a
pitifully sad farce. The only illuminating fact re-
vealed from this poll of approximately twenty stu-
dents picked at random, was that they were either
totally ignorant of, or at most indifferent to their
student government.
This fact is the core of our problem. Those
who complain about the weakness of the Stu-
dent Legislature, which is supposedly the rep-
resentative body and voice of our student opinion
here in the University, have no justification in
their complaints. There is no student opinion-
or if there is it cannot be heard.
A student government without the backing of
its student body is naturally going to be a weak
one. Those who do want a strong SL can go about
getting one by acquainting themselves and their
friends with its present workings and this not-
so-new SGC proposal. At this time it seems that the
voice of SL is not loud enough or at least not force-
ful enough to extract some positive action from
the Board of Regents.
Until the student body will join their voices and
endeavors with their "representative workhorse's,"
no such positive action or results should be ex-
pected.
--Harvey Zuckerberg
DREW PEARSON:
Washington
Merry-Go-Round
WASHINGTON-Despite the Maine elections and
a lot of worry around Republican headquar-
ters, GOP strategists have several important moves
up their sleeves. or, as FDR used to say, they are
in a position to pull several rabbits out of the hat,
Rabbit No. 1 is a series of indictments of high
Truman officials which Attorney-General Brown-
ell has been nursing. Originally it was planned
to spring these shortly after Congress adjourned
and as the political campaign began to warm up.
The idea was to stage another Harry Dexter
White expose similar to that which Brownell
pulled out of the hat just before the special
election in California last November.
However, some Justice Department officials be-
lieve this may backfire. Also the indictment of ex-
Congressman Joe Casey of Massachusetts, a prom-
inent Deriocrat, has now been dismissed by U.S.
Judge Youngdahl, so the Brownell boys are a little
more cautious. They don't want any more boomer-
angs a la Casey.
Rabbit No. 2 is the series of labor investigations
now being staged by both Senate and House
committees. These are aimed at discouraging
labor contributions to the Democrats, also at
reminding white-collar workers that labor had a
large voice in Democratic regimes.
Rabbit No. 3 may be a probe of Communist ac-
tivities which Senator McCarthy has been talking
about, but which depends somewhat on how far
the Senate goes in censuring McCarthy.
Rabbit No. 4 is increased spending. This was
carefully planned in advance, and it's hoped that
the full force of the spending will be felt within the
next few weeks. For instance, Harold Stassen's
Foreign Operations Administration is buying 10,-
000,000 tons of coal-mostly from the distressed
areas in the Pennsylvania, West Virginia and Ken-
tucky coal fields.
Recent budget estimates show that Eisenhow-
er's nondefense spending this year will be high-

er than Truman's nondefense spending by about
half a billion dollars. This includes highways,
farm supports, veterans aid, housing, shipping
subsidies, medical aid, etc. Eisenhower's total
nonmilitary spending has now been upped about
a billion and a half dollars over his original bud-
get.
This has been gradual, and GOP strategists be-
lieve it will have some impact during the election
campaign.
-* * , ,
.'MENDES-FRANCE REFUTES WILEY
A LEXANDER WILEY, roly-poly chariman of the
Senate Foreign Relations Committee who looks
more and more like a statesman compared with
another Senator from Wisconsin, had little time to
sightsee during his recent tour of Europe. He did,
however, manage to get one day off to visit his
relatives in Kongsberg, Norway, near Oslo.
The Wisconsin Republican, both of whose par-
ents were Norwegian immigrants, didn't know
any of his distant cousins, but he speaks Norwe-
gian, and a fine time was had by all. Instead of
the usual press photographs, a few family snap-
shots were taken, and Wiley was thankful for a
chance to stave off the diplomats and relax with
the family,
* * * *
ADENAUER IS OPTIMISTIC
SENATOR WILEY found Chancellor Konrad Ade-
nauer gay, cheerful and optimistic. When they
parted, Adenauer presented Mrs. Wiley with a
large German doll dressed in the garb of a black
forest peasant girl.
When the senior Senator from Wisconsin was
asked about the Junior Senator from Wisconsin, as
he was many times during his trip, he had onily
this to say:
d'W . .,.. .L.-

"You Mean Us? You Mean Now?"
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etteAp TO THE EDITOR
The Daily welcomes communications from its readers on matters of
general interest, and will publish all letters which are signed by the writer
and in good taste. Letters exceeding 300 words in length, defamatory or
libelous letters, and letters which for any reason are not in good taste will
be condensed, edited or withheld from publication at the discretion of the
editors.

Activities vs, Thoughts?
To the Editor:
I have read with interest and
amazement the Medical School Ex-
ecutive Committee's recommenda-
tion of dismissal for Dr. Nicker-
son. I would like to add to John
Baumgartner's pertinent comments
in yesterday's Daily on the Com-
mittee 's futile attempts at logic
and justice.
They said a man's political
thoughts are private, but his polit-
ical activities are open to question.
In this statement lies the danger-
ous implication that a man's ac-
tions should not be in harmony
with his beliefs if they do not con-
form to society. Does the Commit-
tee believe they have the right to
ask a man to remain inactive
through fear when he has come to
certain conclusions honestly, cour-
ageously, and intelligently?" One
of the main themes in "The Next
Development in Man," by the bril-
liant British scientist L.L. Whyte
is that man is an organic whole,
thathhis thoughts and actions must
be unified and congruous, and that
much of the frustration and neuro-
sis in the present day is attributed
to the suppression, intimidation, so-
cietal pressures, and personal
fears that prevent dreams, ideas,
and desires from taking overt ex-
pression.
If one argues that Dr. Nicker-
son's activity was harming others,
then will the Committee not admit
that it was the duty of the investi-
gative grou' as prosecutors and
attackers to show overt acts of es-
pionage, sabotage, or advocacy of
overthrow on Dr. Nickerson's part.
Since when do we have to prove
ourselves guilty?
The defeat or rejection of unpop-
ular ideas does not come about
through fear, hysteria, ignorance,
and suppressive laws, but by the
basic soundness and workability of
the existing ideals and system. The
Committee by its actions has not
only denied the complete personal-
ity of a man, but has violated
American law, and denied their
own faith in the ability o} our so-
ciety to exist despite 'opposing
idealogies.
-- Judy Gregory, '56
Still Another View .** *
To the Editor:
IT SEEMS to me, anyhow, that
such reviews as the recent out-
rage by someone with the improb-
able name of Siegfried Feller
which appeared on the reviewers
page the other day have no real

place in a newspaper with any pre-
tentions to adequate coverage,
even though they be printed be-
low Drew Pearson. This type of
slick but nasty reviewing really is
of little value either as criticism
or as literature, it appears. Of
course the language used is more
or less a matter for the reviewer
to decide; yet the type of strain-
of-consciousness material Feller
uses in an unsuccessful effort to
put over his obviously monstrous
knowledge of the world and what's
good on us poor readers together
with a style imitative of certain
magazines which need not be men-
tioned gives me, at any rate, only
a foggy idea of what's wrong with
this Egyptian atrocity. Give us
the biting reviews of Don Mal-
colm; resurrect the libelous writ-
ings of Tom Arp; unearth the de-
ranged criticisms of Harvey Gross;
publish the gentle reprimands of
Bill Wiegand; but beware of this
high powered "volunteered" re-
viewing which will only needlessly
antagonize most people and will
only perhaps cause some to go see
the Egyptian anyhow just to show
that they can; this last is most
horrible to contemplate since one
hears that the film is ghastly.
--Dave Kessel
Formal Protest ...
To the Editor:
THE BOARD of Regents dis-
missed, as everyone knows,
Professors Nickerson and Davis
late this summer when no pro-
tests could be raised from fac-
ulty, students and newspapers.
However, it is our sincere and
earnest hope that student poli-
tical, academic, and religious
groups will resolve to adopt a plan
of formal protest against the dis-
missals, that petitions will be cir-
culated, and meetings and discus-
sions held.
This is a question of academic
and intellectual freedom and we
must not succumb to what the Re-
gents hoped for-fear and apathy.
-Helen Laakson, '57
-Judy Gregory, '56
* * *
Short Omission ..**
To the Editor:
IT SEEMS to us that the admin-
istration has made one import-
ant omission in this past semes-
ter's bulletin. They neglected to
include a clothing list!
-Helene Brayer and
Honey Brodwin

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 Rooni 3553
Administration Building before 2 p.m.
the day preceding publication (be.
fore 10 a.m. on saturday).
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 25, 1954
Vol. LXV, No. S
Notices
Regents' Meeting: Friday, October
22. Communications for consideration
at this meeting must be in the Presi-
dent's hands not later than October 14.
Any veteran who expects to receive
education and training allowance un-
der Public Law 550 (Korea G.I. Bill)
at the University of Michigan for the
FIRST TIME must report to Room
555 of the Administration Building be-
tween 8:30 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. on Sept.
24 or 27 if he has not already done so.
Co-operatives on campus are still]
accepting boarding applications. Three
meals a day and house privileges at'
$8 a week. Apply in person to write
Personnel Chairman, 1017 O kland;
phone NO 86872.
On all Sundays during the current
academic year, beginning September 26,
the General Library will be open from
2 p.m. - 6 p.m. Service will be given in
the Main Reading Room, Periodical
Reading Room, and at the Circulation
Desk. The Medical Library will not be
open but the Medical Stack is acces-
sible through the Circulation Desk.
Study Halls will be closed but booksj
needed for Sunday use may be re-
served by students on Saturday.
Holders of stack permits will have ac-
cess to the stacks and may withdraw
books. Other users of the Library may
return and renew books at the Circula-
tion Desk.
PERSONAL INTERVIEWS - WEEK OF
SEPT. 27.
Representatives from the following
companies will be on campus:
Monday, Sept. 27:
RAND CORPORATION, Santa Moni-
ca, Calif. - all degree levels, Electrical
Engineering, Engineering Math., En-!
gineering Physics for Research and De-
velopment. U.S. citizens only.
U.S. GOVT., ARMY ORDNANCE
CORPS, DETROIT ARSENAL. Center-'
line, Mich. - B.S., Chemical, Eectri-
cal, Mechanical, and Metallurgical En-
gineering for Research and Develop-
ment.
Tues. & Wed., Sept. 28 & 29:
DOW CHEMICAL CO., Midland,
Mich. - all degree levels, Chemical
and Metallurgical Engineering for Re-
search & Development, Production,
Technical Sales & Service.
HALLIBURTON OIL WELL CE-
MENTING COMPANY, Evansville, Ind.
- B.S., Electrical and Mechanical En-
gineering, and Physics for Field En-
gineering and Research.
AEROJET-GENERAL CORPORATION,
Azusa, Calif. - Ph.D. & M.S., in Aero.
E., M.S. In Electrical E., M.S. & B.S. in~
Mechanical & Metallurgical E. for Re-
search andDevelopment.
Those students who wish to sched-
ule appointments should call the En-
gineering Placement Office, ext. 2182,
Room 248 West Engineering.
PERSONNEL REQUEST
SUN OIL COMPANY, Toledo, Ohio,
is currently seeking three chemists for
the Toledo refinery, to start in Pro-
duction Control.
For further information regarding
this and other employment opportuni-
ties, contact the Bureau of Appoint-
ments, 3528 Administration Bldg., ext.
371.

Darling, Monday, Sept. 27, 3:00 p.m. at
3011 A.H.
Homological Algebra - Conducted by
,Auslander, Monday, Sept. 27, 3:00 p.m.
at 3231 A.H.
Statistics C-Conducted by Craig,
Thursday, Sept. 30, 4:00 p.m. at 3201
A.H.
Geometry - Conducted by Leisen-
ring, Wednesday, Sept. 29, 7:00 p.m. at
3001 A.H.
Topology - Conducted by Samelson,
Wednesday, Sept. 29, 2:30 p.m. at 3010
A.H.
Analytic Number Theory - Conduct-
ed by LeVeque, Friday, Oct. 1, 3:00 p.m.
at 3011 A.H.
Linear Spaces - Conducted by Ritt,
Monday, Sept. 27, 3:00 p.m. at 2215 A.H.
Applied Mathematics - Conducted-
by Churchill, Thursday, Sept. 30, 4:00
p.m. at 247 W.E.
Orientation Seminar - Conducted
by Rainich, Wednesday, Sept. 29, 2:00
p.m. at 3001 A.H.
History of Mathematics - Conducted
by Jones, Tuesday, Sept. 28, 4:00 p.m.
at 3232 A.H.
Teaching of Collegiate Math - Con-
ducted by Jones, Wednesday, Sept. 29,
4:00 p.m. at 3231 A.H.
Make-up Examinations in History will
be given Saturday, October 9, 9:00 to
12:00 a.m., in 429 Mason Hall.
See your instructor for permission
and then sign list in History Office.
Mathematics Colloquium - Tuesday,
September 28, 1954, Room 3011 Angell
Hall, 4:10 p.m. Pro. J. L. Ullman will
speak on Extremal polynomials associ-
ated with plane point sets.
The American Association of Univer-
sity Women are offering 27 fellowships
for advanced study or research dur-
ing the academic year 1955-56. The
awards are generally given to young
women who have completed residence
work for the Ph. Di. degree, or who
have received the degree. Applications
and supporting materials must reach
the office by December 15, 1954. The ad-
dress is Secretary, Committee on Fel-
lowship Awards, American Association
of University Women, 1634 Eye Street,
N.W., Washington 6, D.C. Further in-
formation on awards offered ma ybe ob-
tained in the office of the Graduate
School.
Doctoral Examination for Albert Bog-
gess, III, Astronomy; thesis: "Photom-
etry of Galactic Emission Nebulae,"
Tuesday, September 28, Observatory,
at 2:00 p.m. Chairman, L. H. Aller.
Complex Variables seminar will hold
an organizational meeting Monday,
Sept. 27, at 3 p.m. in 279 West Engineer-
ing.
The Extension Service announces the
following course beginning in Ann Ar-
bor Monday, September 27, 1954.
Higher and Lower Turning Points in
the Religion of the Bible. 7:30 p.m.
131 School of Business Administration.
8 weeks - $8.00. Professor Leroy Water-
man, Instructor.
The Extension Service announces that
there are still openings in the follow-
ing courses which will meet on Mon-
day, September 27, 1954:
Management-Union Relations 7:30
p.m. 170 School of Business Adminis-
tration .16 weeks-$18.00. Jerome O.
Cross, Instructor.
Office Management 7:00 p.m. 176
School of Business Administration. 16
weeks - $.18.00. Irene Place, Instructor.
Workshop in Creative Writing 7:30
p.m. 171 School of BusinessAdministra-
tion. 16 weeks - $18.00. John F. Meuhl,
Instructor.
Registration for these courses may
be made in Room 4501 of the Admin-
istration Building onState Street dur-
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Room 202 West Physics, Problems in
the Diffraction of Light (With Demon-
strations).
Sociedad Hispanica - Membership
cards will be on sale from Monday
through Wed., Sept. 27-29 in the lobby
of the Romance Languages Building
Membershipuis $1.00 for school year.
For the club's bi-monthly meetings a
series of a ttractive programs is
planned, including among other things
group singing, instrumental and vocal
entertainment, slides and sound films,
informal talks, refreshments and social
dancing. Special features during the
Spring semester are, the annual "Fi-
est and Spanish play, and a picnic.
In addition the club will sponsor 'a
weekly coffee hour or "tertulia' at
which students are encouraged to use
their Spanish under informal condi-
tions. Tutoring in Spanish offered
to club members. Join early.
Employees - Women. A meeting of
all women who are interestedmingbowl-
ing Monday evenings with other Uni-
versity business women will be held at
7:00 p.m. Mon.sat the Michigan Recre-
ation Bowling Alley. If you have any
questions, call Irene Swanson, presi-
dent pro tem., Ext. 2478.
There will be an organizational
meeting of the Michigan Actuarial Club
in Room 3A of the Michigan Union at
4:10 p.m. on Mon., Sept. 27, 1954. Per-
sons interested in actuarial mathemat-
ics are urged to attend.
Lecture Course Tickets Now on Sale.
The 1954-55 Lecture Course will pre-
sent seven outstanding attractions in
Hill Auditorium, opening October 12
with General Mark Clark. General
Clark, one of the great American Gen-
erals, will speak on the subject "The
Struggle in Asia." He will be followed
October 22 by the stage sensation of
the year, "The Caine Mutiny Court-
Martial" starring Paul Douglas, Wen-
dell Corey and Steve Brodie with a
large supporting cast. Others on the
course will include: John Dos Passs,
eminent novelist, Nov. 18, "Jefferson's
Times;" Dr. Henry Schwartz, N.Y.
Times' expert on Russia, Dec. 7, "The
Men Who Rule Communism;" Justice
William O. Douglas, of the U.S. Su-
preme Court, Feb. 24, "The U.S. in
World Affairs;" Claude Rains, noted
actor, in a dramatic program "Great
Words to Great Music," March 1; John
Mason Brown, noted critic, March 28,
"Seeing More Things." Season tick-
ets are now on sale at the Auditorium
box office which is open daily (except
Sat. p.m. and Sunday) from 10 a.m.-
5 p.m. Students are offered a special
rate of $3.00 for the entire course (sec-
ond balcony, unreserved).
La P'tite causette will meet Monday
3:30 to 5:00 p.m. in the wing of the
Michigan Union cafeteria. This is an
informal French conversation group.
All are invited to come and chat about
anything and everything over a cup of
coffee or a coke.
Governor G. Mennen Williams will be
the speaker at the first meeting of the
Young Democrats, Wed., Sept. 29, in
Rackham Auditorium at 8:30 p.m. The
Governor will be introduced by J.
Henry Owens, Democratic nominee for
Congress from the 2nd district. Every-
one is invited.
Engineering Senior and Graduate
Student Seminar. Dean Brown will
speak at first meeting, Wed., Sept. 29,
4:00 p.m., in- Room 311 West Eng. All
engineering students who expect to
start a career job before February 1,
1956, and interested faculty members
are cordially invited to attend.
The University of Michigan Chess
Club will meet in the Michigan Union
at 7:30, Monday, Sept. 27.
The Undergraduate Mathematics club
will meet Monday evening, September
27 at 8:00 p.m. in Room 3-A of the
Michigan Union to hold elections and
to discuss plans for the year's pro-
gram. Any student especially interested
in mathematics will be welcome and
is eligible to join the club.
Senior Society, honor society for in-
dependent women, will meet Mon.,
Sept. 27, at the League at 7 p.m.
Museum Movies. "River of Canada,"
free movies shown at 3 p.m. daily in-
cluding Sat. and Sun. and at 12:30
Wed., 4th floor movie alcove, Muse-
ums Building. Sept. 28-Oct. 4.

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Recreational Swimming Hours - tration on Monroe Street in the eve-I
Women's Swimming Pool ning, 6:30 to 9:30, Mondly thru Thurs
For Women Students only: Mon. day of this week.
through Fri. 5:10-6:00; Mon. evening -
7:15-9:15; Tues. and Thurs. evenings
8:15-9:15; Fri. and Sat. 2:30-4:30; Sat. Events Toda y
morning 10:00-12.00.
Co-Recreational Swimming: Sat. eve- Graduate Outing Club meets Sun.,
ning 7:15-9:15; Sun. 3:00-5:00. 2:00 p.m., N.W. entrance to Rackham
Family Nights: Fri. 7:15-9:15. Bldg. Spend the afternoon at a nearby
recreation area. Return about 7. Bring
Chemistry Majors receiving B.S., M.S cars if have. Newcomers welcome.
and Ph.D. degrees Feb., June, and Au-
gust of 1955. Interviews with represen- The Fireside Forum group of the
tatives of companies hiring chemists First Methodist Church for single grad-
start with the first one scheduled in uate students and young people of post-
the Chemistry Department on Septem- college age will hold a coffee hour after
ber 30. Please come to the Chemistry the 10:45 service on Sunday in the
Office (2035 Chemistry) to make ap- Youth Room. The weekly meeting and
pointments. Keep in touch with this program will be held Sunday night at
Office throughout the semester for fu- 7:30 also in the Youth Room. Gradu-
ture scheduled interviews. ate students are cordially invited.
HEALTH SERVICE LECTURES The Unitarian Student Group will
These lectures are for optional at- meet Sunday, Sept. 26, 7:30 p.m. at the
tendance by any student. The material church. There will be a panel discus-
is highly selected for brief review of sion on Unitarianism. Students desir-
general and specific health questions ing transportation will meet at Lane
at the college level, and of student in- Hall at 7:15.
terest. All lectures in the Health Serv-
ice Lecture Room. Westminster Student Fellowship will
Lecture Numbers and Dates byterian church at 6:45 Sunday evening.
No. 1 Tuesday, September 28 meet in the student lounge of the Pres-
No. 2 Thursday, September 30 Richard Linde will speak on "Toward
No. 3 Tuesday, October 5 World Friendship." Fellowship and re-
No. 4 Thursday, October 7 freshments follow the discussion.
No. 5 Tuesday, October 12
No. 6 Thursday, October 14 Roger Williams Guild Meeting, 6:45
Repeated 4:30 and 7:30 p.m. p.m., First Baptist Church, 502 E. Hur-
Lecture No. 1-2. on. "Christian Responsibility in the
"Exploring The University's Health University." John W. Reed, professor of
Program" law, discussion leader.
General Program
Health Service Announcements Tryouts for principal and chorus
Meaning and Importance of Health roles in the Gilbert and Sullivan So-
including X-ray. Defects, Organ and ciety's production of "The Pirates of
Tissue Malfunction. Penzance" will be held today in the
Lecture No. 3. Michigan League beginning at 7:00 p.m.
"Maintaining A Healthy and Attrac-
tive Body" Sunday at 7:15 p.m. - Unitarian Stu-
Body Types dent Group members, Upper Classmen
Nutrition, Elimination, Activity, Rest and Grad Students, to be picked up at
and Poisons. Lane Hall for transportation to the
Lecture No. 4. First Unitarian Church, 1917 Washte-
Health Hazards of Our Civilization naw, for discussion meeting and pan-
Adjustments for Sucessful' Living. el on: "Unitarian Philosophies and
Lecture No. 5. Points of View." Refreshments and get=
"The Environment and Your Health" acquainted-sociabilities.
Early attentions to injuries and liv-
ing hazards. Sunday at 7:30 p.m. - Young Liber-
Lecture No. 6. als - Unitarian and Universalist -
"Living Agents of Disease" lower classmen - to be picked up at
Their sources and combat. Lane Hall for transportation to home
Lecture No. 7. of Mr. and Mrs. G. C. Bailey, 1111 White
"Adjustments of the Genders." (To Street, for group meeting to discuss:
be announced.) "Aims and Objectives of a 'Young Lib-
eral-Unitarian-Universalist-Group.'"
Academic Notices There will be a supper at the Luther-
Doctoral Examination for Robert an Student Center at 6 o'clock this
Charles Rathbun, Pharmacology; the- evening, followed by an outstanding
_hrs__ ....hu P m y - sneaker. Miss Leila Giles of Australia.

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CURRU'I'r MCPrIE

AT THE MICHIGAN ...
DRAGNET, with Jack Webb,
Ben Alexander.
I HAVE A sneaking suspicion I
saw a pretty good picture, but
I'm not too sure, since I suffered
for two hours from that abomin-
able affliction known as The Sat-
urday Afternoon Blight. This di-
sease, caused by the screaming
of hordes of small Ann Arbor ur-
chins, affects the hearing and re-
sults in a ninety-percent hearing
loss. This gave the singular feel-
ing of watching a Japanese film
without benefit of subtitles. But I
was able to catch snatches of dia-
logue filtering through the gener-
al uproar and hence enjoyed my-
self insofar as it was possible to.
rThats n. fa 4-nia1 of e

gering amount of footwork; and
through it all wander all the
little people of "Dragnet"fame,
from the witness who chatters
endlessly about African water
holes to the fat and harried
manager of a club in which the
film's only slugfest takes place.
This, incidentally, is the film's
only concession to the Spillane
school, and it's rousingly done,
ending with Friday and Smith
standing battered but victori-
ous in the midst of a roomful
of unconscious badmen.
Webb is properly monotonous
as Friday, as is Alexander as
good old Frank Smith. Their dead-
pan, deadvoice method of acting
is fine on television, but on the
I"Wide. Wide Screen" it has a

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