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Finish Activities Building by Spring

(Continued from Page 4)

'U' Hospital Installs Color TV System

Jniversity officials expect the .
Student Activities Building, now
under construction, to be ready for
occupancy by spring vacation of
next year, according to Arthur L.
Brandon, University public rela-
tions director.
Construction, according to Cliff
Arinett of the Architect's office,
has :proceeded rapidly and should
be nearly finished by the end of
January, allowing sufficient time
for installation of inside furnish-
Next door to the building, on
Maynard Street, a house is in the
stage of being torn down to make
room for landscaping between the
building and Student Publications.
Although there have been minor
delays in construction, Annett said,
the overall job has continued
without any major impediment.
When completed, the Student
Activities Building will contain
office rooms and meeting rooms
for more than 80 student organi-
It will also house the offices of
the Dean of Men and the Dean of
Women, presently located in the
Administration Building.
Many facilities to be located in
the building after completion will
include mimeographing equipment
and supplies and work areas, all
available to campus organizations.
On the Student Activities Build-
ing's first floor will be located offi-
ces for administrative personnel
and meeting rooms for campus
The second floor will house
meeting rooms and student activity
offices. More meeting rooms will
be located on the third floor.
Indian Exhibit
At U' Museum
Indian headdresses, ceremonial┬░
masks, and cooking implements s
are part of a new exhibit now on
display at the University Museum.
The alcove of the North Indian a
Cultures display contains beaded
clothing, pottery, and other ob- s
jects characteristic of the varioust
Indian tribes in North America.
This and other exhibits are be- d
ing featured during the Univer- t
sity's celebration of International g
Museums Week.



-Daily-Vern Soden
OLD AND THE NEW-The nearly completed Student Activities Building towers over the last of
several houses which were condemned and torn down to make room for University expansion. Offi-
cials expect the activities center to be ready for occupancy by spring, vacation of next year. The
building will provide offices and meeting rooms for more than 80 student organizations, as well as
the Deans of Men and Women.

for Research, Development, Design.
Production and Construction.
Emerson Research Lab., Washington,
D. C. - All levels in Aero., Elect., Ind.,
Instru., Math.. Mech., Engrg. Mech.,
and Physics for Research, Development
and Design. U. S. citizens.
For appointments contact the Engrg.
Placement Office, 347 W. E., ext. 2182.
Representatives from the following
will be at the Bureua of Appointments:
Mon., Oct. 15
Kalamazoo Vegetable Parchment Co.,
Kalamazoo, Mich.-Men in LS & A and
BusAd., and with B.S. or M.S. in Re-
search Chemistry for Sales, Management
and Research. Women in Chemistry are
also needed for Research. This is one
of the leading manufacturers of food
protectibn paper in the U.S., with plants
in Mich., Pa., Texas and Canada.
Tues., Oct. 16
Addressograph-Multigraph Corp., De-
troit, Mich. - Men in LB & A, Acctg.,
and BusAd., for Creative Selling.
Electro-Metallurgical Co., Niagara
Falls, N.Y. - Men in LS & A, Acctg.,
Econ., BusAd., Chem. and Physics for
Sales and Development. Also Women
in Chem. and Physics for Research and
Development. Plants throughout U.S.
Socony-Mobil Oil Co., Detroit, Mich.-
Men in LS & A and BusAd for Sales
Training. Primary location of work is
in the Midwest area, but location any-
where in U. S. is possible.
For appointments contact the Bureau
of Appointments, 3528 Admin. Bldg.,
ext. 371,
Personnel Requests:
A Local manufacturing company is
looking for a, Junior Cost Accountant.
Hurley Hospital, Flint, Mich., has an
opening for a Graduate Nurse to work
as Hospital Health Coordinator.
Michigan-Wisconsin Pipe Line Co.,
Detroit, Mich., has an opening in the
Engineering Department for a man who
has majored in Math, or Statistics. Some
courses in Engrg. would also be desir-
able. This company is a subsidiary of
American Natural Gas Co.
The Jewish Vocational Service, Mon-.
treal, Canada, announces a staff open-
ing for an Employment Supervisor. The
position requires a Master's Degree in
Vocational Guidance, Psychology or
the equivalent and three years of ex-
perience in the Vocational Guidance
and/or Placement. People interested
who do not meet the full experience
required, but who can make this up
through additional training or related
experience are also encouraged to apply.
Tracerlab, Boston, Mass., needs a
Salesman to sell nuclear instruments
and services in New York City. Re-
quires a B.S. in Elect. E. or equivalent
plus technical sales experience. This
company is also looking for Mech.
Engrs. and Elect. Engrs. with experience
for the Instrument and the Industrial
*City o fGrand Rapids, Mich., an-
nounces an examination for the posi-
tion of Landscape Architect I. Some
experience in design and development
of park and recreational areas and
graduation from college with a major
in landscape arch. and including courses
in civil engrg. are desired.
For further information contact the
Bureau of Appointments, 3528 Admin.
Bldg., Ext. 371.

The University has begun in-
stallation of a compatible color TV
system at University Hospital, Dr.
Albert F. Furstenberg, dean of
the Medical School, has an-
The new system, believed to
mark the nation's first permanent
application of compatible color
television for teaching purposes
at the university level, will be used
in teaching the latest clinical and
surgical procedures to undergrad-
uate and post graduate medical
Though it will be utilized pri-
marily for closed circuit color-

casts within the hospital, the Uni-
versity will also be able to origi-
nate color programs for direct
transmission to a commercial tele-
Vision network and local facilities.
Included in the equipment in-
volved in the installation are: a
live color studio camera, which
will be used primarily for the ori-
gination of clinical demonstra-
tions; a three-Vidicon operating-
room color camera, mounted over
the operating table, for live pick-
ups of surgical procedures; a
three-Vidicon color film camera
system, to integrate the closed-

circuit projection of film and slide
material for medical instruction;
a single-Vidicon m o n o c h r o m e
camera, for such services as closed-
circuit projection of X-ray films;
and 10 21-inch home-type receiv-
The medical school is establish-
ing a studio and control room
within the hospital, where all
equipment but the operating room
camera will be housed and oper-
Technical help in the operation
of the setup will be supplied by
the University Television Office,
which is an educational TV pro-
ducer itself.
"The application of closed cir-
cuit color TV to surgical instruc-
tion," said Dean Furstenberg, "will
enable a large number of students
to 'stand' at the surgeon's should-
er, to see what he sees, to observe
each precise movement of hands,
fingers, and surgical instruments.
In essence, color * television
equips the medical school with a
medium of inestimable value for
providing surgical and clinical
information immediately, and with
complete detail, to large groups
of students."
Five To Visit
N.Y. Meeting
Three members of the Univer-
sity's Mental Health Research In-
stitute and two members of the
Department of Psychology will at-
tend a meeting of the New York
Academy of Sciences, sections of
biology and psychology, in New
York City Oct. 18 and 19.
Attending the Conference from
the Institute will be Drs. James
G. Miller, director of the Institute
and professor of psychiatry; Ralph
W. Gerard, professor of neuro-
physiology; and Anatol Rapoport,
associate professor of mathemati-
cal biology.
Representing the Department
of Psychology will be Donald G.
Marquis, chairman of the depart-
ment, and E. Lowell Kelly, direc-
tor of the Bureau of Psychological

Lettuce 'Worthless' as Food

Says Foundatio
"The worthlessness" of lettuce
as food, turnips as a possible cause
of goiter and a pill substitute for
nsulin were among items discus-
sed at the Symposium of Endo-
crines and Nutrition which ended
yesterday at Rackham Amphithe-
The purpose of the two day
symposium, sponsored by the Na-
tional Vitamin Foundation, was to
"focus the research towards un-
derstanding the relationship be-
tween nutrition and i n t e r n a 1
glands," according to Dr. Frank
Bethell, conference chairman.

Organization Notices
J-Hop Central. Committee Meeting, 6 byterian Student Center, Topic: "Chris-
p.m., Union, tianity and Politics."
Unitarian Student Group, Meeting, 7 Michigan Christian Fellowship, Meet-
p.m., First Unitarian Church, Speaker: ing, 4 p.m. Lane Hall. Speaker: Dr. Or-
Dr. Nanny, "Religion and Biology", ville Walters, "Peace of Mind"
Transportation at 6:45 from Lane Hall, *s*" *
Union and Stockwell. Michigan Union, Quarterback Films
s "of Army Game, 8 p.m., Monday, Union
Congregational and Disciples Guild, Ballroom.
Meeting, 7 pm., Congregational Church, s s
Speaker: Dr. Jacobs "The Role of the Student Religious Association, Folk
Prophets in National Politics." Dancing, 7:30-10 p.m. Lane Hall.
Roger Williams Fellowship, Program SGC Administrative Wing, Mass Try-
on College Friendships, 6:45 p.m., Chap- out meeting, 4 p.m., Monday. Union
man Room. Ballroom.
Roger Williams Fellowship, Bible SGC petitioning open for Campus
Study, Guild H 9:45 a.m. Guild House. elections through October 23rd, Office
* * *of Student Affairs, 5 full year and 1
Union Coed Show ,Mass Meeting, 7 half year term open.
p.m. Union Ballroom. * .
Alpha Lambda Delta, Fall Meeting,
Lutheran Student Association, Meet- 7:15 p.m. Tuesday, Ann Arbor Room,
ing, 7 p.m., Lutheran Student Center, League.
Speaker: Prof. Slosson, "A Christian + * *
Views Politics." Alpha Phi Omega, Meeting, 7:30 p.m.
* + + Rooms 3 KLMN, Union.
Wesleyan Guild, Supper and Program,. *
5:30 p.m., Speaker: Bishop Richard Chess Club, Meeting, 7:30 p.m. Tues-
Raines, "The Christian's Job in World day, Union.
Christian Community in our Time". * *
*' * * Undergraduate Math Club, 7:30 p.m.
Westminster Student Fellowship, Tuesday, 3201 Angell Hall. Speaker: Prof.
Seminar, 10:30 a.m., Lewis Room, Pres- William LeVegue.
on Strictly Continental
RADIO SHOW SUNDAY from 1:00 P.M. - 2:30 P.M.
with special guest
Mr. Vic Ogley, Cruise Director, Cunard Line
Plus-special tape recording,
direct from Bermuda, featuring Calypso
plus-Music from Trinidad, Cuba, Haiti, etc.
14 Nick&fs Arcade, Ann Arbor

in Director
At the conference, Dr. Robert S.
Goodhart, scientific director of the
National Vitamin Foundation de-
clared, "Lettuce is nearly 100 per-
cent water, contains no vitamins,
and is almost worthless as food."
He added that its greatest value is
as a "dressing."I
In a paper delivered by the Uni-
versity of Oregon's Dr. Monte
Greer, compounds called goitro-
'ens isolated in turnips and ruta-
baga were named as possible causes
of goiter. "This does not effect the
iodine deficiency theory as a goiter
cause, but our research indicates
that these food compounds are
merely another possible cause," Dr.
Greer said.
The vegetables might lead to
goiter, a swelling of the thyroid,
only if eaten raw, he said. Asked if
any additional foods might con-
tain goitrin, Dr. Greer said "only
further research can tell."
The compounds cause goiter by
interfering with the thyroid gland's
production of essential hormones.
Without these hormones, which
also need iodine as a rew material,
goiter may result, Dr. Greer ex-
Diabeties was the subject of an-
other conference paper. Delivered
by the University's Dr. Stefan Fa-
jans, progress was reported on re-
search towards developing pills to
replace insulin injections for dia-

'Drug Tags'
For Allergies
S Carr
Persons highly sensitive to more
potent modern drugs should be
"tagged", according to a plan ad-
vanced by Dr. Edward A. Carr, Jr.,
assistant professor of internal
medicine at the University.
Speaking Thurs., night at the
Washtenaw County Medical So-
ciety, Dr. Carr suggested a system
similar to the dog-tagging of sol-
diers and sailors carrying identifi-
cation of their blood type.
People who have a marked sen-
sitivity to the drugs often suffer
major complications, including
death, if the drugs are adminis-
tered accidentally. This is often
the case when a person arrives at
a hospital for emergency treat-
ment in an unconscious or semi-
conscious condition.
Dr. Carr suggested the use of
"dog tags" for men and "bracelets"
for women. He emphasized that
the tagging system would apply
to only a smal percentage of the
Dr. Carr pointed out that men
in the armed services quickly be-
come accustomed to dog tags, and
that it would not prove an incon-
One doctor suggested minor
tattooing, perhaps as a small mark
on some part of the body. Dr. Carr
suggested that some people might
be opposed ot the idea for cos-
metic reasons.

Selective Service
Screens Reserve
Armed Forces' Selective Service
is screening the nation's entire
Standby Reserve, according to
William E. Brown, Jr., local board
Questionaries determining avail-
ability for military duty have al-
ready been returned to local boards
by 4,500 Michigan Reservists.

VARSITY NIGHT -- Musicians drum up business for tonight's
all-campus show during noon preview on Diag. Featured acts
will include Ed Gagnier, a member of the Canadian Olympic
team and interviews with football players Ron Kramer and Tom

Interviews for positions on the Central Committee
of Hillelzapoppin will be held at Hillel, from 3 to 5
P.M. Tuesday, Thursday and Friday. Parties inter-
ested please call Jay Keystone, NO 3-4211, or Libby
Sundel, NO 3-3384.

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