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TUESDAY, MAY 9, 1958


Foresters Take Second Place in Big Ten Conclave

tween 150 and 200 foresters
five Big Ten schools attend-
Midwest Forester's conclave
weekend at the Proud Lake
eation Area.'
.e conclave,, held annually
1954, is the site of contests
nd the top forestry club ac-
ng to John Vance, '59NR.

rail splitting, log rolling, match
splitting, two-man bucking, log
throw and chain "throwing," are
included he said.
Roll Tape Measure
"The terrm chain 'throwing'
might be confusing to someone
not in forestry because it actually
means the coiling and uncoiling of
a long steel. tape measure called
a chain," Vance explained.
"If it isn't done just right," he
continued, "you get something re-
sembling a bird's nest instead of
a neat coil of tape."
The conclave this year was spon-
sored by Michigan State and the
participants were housed in the
building of the Conservation
Training School at Proud Lake.
Weather Not Ideal
The weather, he continued, was
not ideal for this conclave. "Half
the day (Saturday) the events
were carried out in the rain."
The University's club placed
first in the dendrology, chopping
and two-man bucking, contests pnd
second in rail splitting. Hubert
Trefts, '58NR, and Richard E.
Martin, Grad., won the bucking
contest. Martin also won the chop-
ping and dendrology competitions.
"Dendrology," Vance explained,
"as far 'as the contest goes, means
that there are 20 trees tagged that
have to be identified."
In the Compass and Traverse
contest, the men are given a ; set
of compass bearings and distances
to pace off. "If you're right, you
stop }on a spot already chosen by
the committee," Vance. said. The
score is determined by the distance
each man is away from the pre-
chosen spot.
"Log rolling doesn't mean burl-
ing a log in the, water," Vance

'U' Singers
To Perform
In Michigan
The University School of Music,
in cooperation with the University
Extension Service, will present
"Opera Scenes" next Sunday to
Friday in the Upper Peninsula.
The cities in which scenes from
famous operas will be enacted are
Crystal Falls, Ironwood, Hancock,
Newberry, Sault Ste. Marie and
Big Rapids, Michigan. Prof. Josef
Blatt of the music school is the
Act I, Scene 1 from The Merry
Wives of Windsor by Nicolai,
translated by Prof. Blatt, will be
sung in English. Samson et Dali-
lah, Act II by Saint-Seans will be,
sung in French.
Claus To Talk'
On Atom Peril
Dr. Walter D. Claus will speak
on "Community Problems Arising
from Atomic Energy" at 4 p.m. at
today's Public Health Assembly in
the School of Public Health Audi-
Dr. Claus is Special Assistant to
the Director of the Division of
Biology and Medicine of the
Atomic Energy Commission.

New Five-Year Program
Offered for Civil Engineers

The literary and engineering
colleges now offer a five-year com-
bined instruction program for civil
Included in the program are
literature, language, fine arts,
philosophy, and history courses,
in addition to the customary
science and engineering subjects.
"It is in establishing a complete
TU' Research
Receives Aid
University research on crippling
disabilities has received a $11,734
grant from the Michigan United
Originated by the United Cere-
bral Palsy Association of Michi-
gan, the research will involve an
intensive pilot study to develop
accurate methods for determining
the incidence and prevalence of
cerebral palsy and other related
handicapping conditions such as
epilepsy and multiple sclerosis.
The Maternal and Child Health
Unit of the University's school of
Public Health will conduct the
research under the direction of
Prof. Donald C. Smith.
He will be assisted by Robert F.
Lewis, research associate in ma-
ternal and child care.

understanding," said Prof. Robert
B. Harris of the engineering school,
"between himself and those with
whom he works, that the civil
engineer frequently feels a need
for more background in the hu-
manities and liberal arts than
that generally offered in a regular
four-year civil engineering curricu-
A student taking the program
must complete four semesters in
the literary college and six semes-
ters and a summer school session
in the engineering college.
"It is in recognition of this de-
sire that the new five-year pro-
gram was offered," Harris said.

Council Sets
Open House
For Juniors
An open house for -students
planning or considering transfer-
ring to the School of Education at
the beginning of their junior years
has been announced by Robert
Geake, '58Ed, of the School of
Education council.
The program, sponsored by the
council, will include short talks
by students and faculty counselors
on the school's curriculum, teacher
and certification requirements.
Beginning at 8:30 -).m. today,
the program will be on the first
floor of the University Elementary
School's auditorium.








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FORESTER'S CONCLAVE-R. E. Martin (shown above) and his
partner Hub Trefts took first place in a two-man bucking contest
at the Midwest Forester's Conclave held this weekend. The con-
clave was at the Proud Lake Recreation Area and approximately
150 to 200 men from five Big Ten schools attended.


rail splitting

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Purdue won this year's conclave-
In fact they've won every year,"
Tance said-the the University's
lub placing second.
Individuals and teams from
Wichigan State, Iowa, Minnesota,
?urdue and the University compete
n ten events. Archery, dendrology,
oompass and traverse, chopping,'

continued. "In this contest, two
men have to roll a large log around
an uphill course with a cant hook
or pevee. Each team is timed."
place for the meet, Vance said,
The University's team lost first
because a log throw that out-
distanced the others by a wide
margin was disqualified."
The winning throw, by Purdue,

was 17.2 feet. For the, match
splitting contest, "a match is set
in a crack in a log and you have
three tries to split it with an axe.
Points are awarded on how close
you come to the match," Vance
First and second prizes for the
meet were chain saws. Next year's
conclave will be at Minnesota.

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2-5 P.M.


Attention, Seniors!

Graduation Announcements

TONIGHT at 8:15




State Street at North U.


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(Continued from Page 4)
Doctoral Examination for William
Kenneth Hamblin, Geology; thesis:
"The Cambrian Sandstones of North-
ern Michigan," Wed., May 7, 4065 Nat.
Sci. Bldg. at 2:00 pm. Chairman, E. C.
Doctoral Examination for Elsa Linda
Haller, Philosophy, thesis: "Does Karl
Jspers' "Philosophie" Justify His In-
dictment of the German People in
1945?" Wed., May 7, E. Council Rm.,
Rackham Bldg., at 9:00 a.m. Chairman,
Paul Henle..
Doctoral Examination for Barbara
Jane Borusch, Education; thesis: "Sib-
ling Resemblance in Reading and
Arithmetic Growth," Wed., May 7, 2532
Univ. Elem. School at 2:00 p.m. Chair-
man, B. 0. Hughes.
Foreign Visitors
Following are the foreign visitors who
will be on the campus this week on
the dates indicated. Program arrange-
ments are being made by the Inter-
national Center: Mrs. Clifford R. Mil-
Ahmad Tabatabai, Dean of Students,
Prof. of French & Comparative Litera-
ture, University of Tabriz, Iran, May
1-28; K. N. Venkatarayappa, Assist.
Prof. of Sociology, Univ. of Mysore, In-
dia, May 4-25; Kadur N. Narayan, Head
of Botany Dept., Univ. of Mysore, India,
May 4-25; Bangalore Kuppuswamy,
Prof. of Psychology, Univ. of Mysore,
India, May 4-25; Mr. Kwadwo Bedu
Ayensu, Clerk of Parliament, Ghana,
May 6 & 7; Mr. Luis Fernandes Pinto,
Architect, Dept. of Public Works, Lis-
bon, Portugal, May 7-21; Miss Martha
E. Witte, Head, English Dept. State
Training Institute for Secondary School
Teachers, Dusseldorf, Germany, May 8;
Mr. Fusao Sekino, Chief of Planning
Section, Research and Information Bu-
reau, Ministry of Education, 1Tokyo,
Japan, May 8-10; Mr. Yu Semba, Inter-
preter; Mr. Shimpei Ikejima, Editor-
in-Chief and member of Board of Di-
rectors of "Bungei Shunju Shinpha"
(Publishers of four magazines); lec-
turer on magazine joui'nalism, Tokyo
University, Japan, May 8; Mr. Shozo
Ogiya, Chief Editor, "Weekly Asahi,"
Japan, May 8; Mr. Manabu Fukuda,
Interpreter; ;1[rs. Taiko Hirabayashi,
Novelist, Critic, Tokyo, Japan, May
9-12; Mrs. Fumiko Enchi, Novelist and
dramatist, Tokyo, Japan, May 9-12; Miss
Mitsue Nakamura, Interpreter; Mr. and
Mrs. M. Hutasuit, Secretary General,
Ministry of Education, Indonesia, May
11-12; Mr. Abdul Pangabbean, Educa-
tion & Cultural Counselor of the Em-
bassy of Indonesia, Washington, D.C.,
Indonesia, May 11-12; Dr. Roger Ban-
croft, Director of Education, State Univ.
of New York, Teachers College, Cort-
land, N.Y., May 11-12.
Mr. Saichi Matsusaka, Dean, General
Education Dept. Nagoya Univ., Nagoya,

Japan, May 11-14; Paul C. Nishiyama,
Interpreter; Mr. Harald Tveteraas,
Chief Librarian, Univ. of Oslo National
Library, Norway, May 7-11; Mr. Guir-
ma, Upper Volta, French West Africa,
May 9-11.
Placement Notices
State of Michigan Civil Service Exam-
ination announcement for: Academic
Teacher IA; Academic Teacher II; Vo-
cational School Teacher IA; Vocational
School Teacher II. Applications must
be postmarked or filed at the State
Civil Service Commission office no la-
ter than May 14, 1958. The oral exam-
inations will be held at a date to be
For any additional information con-
tact the Bureau of Appointments, 3528
Admin. Bldg., NO 3-1511, Ext. 489.
Personnel Interviews:
A representative from the following
will be at the Bureau of Appointments:
Tues., May 13,
New England Mutual Life Insurance
Company,Detroit, Mich.rLocationof
work -- All agencies throughout the
country including the Detroit area.
Men with B.A. in Liberal Arts, or B.B.A.
for Management Training Program.
For appointments, contact the Bu-
reau of Appointments, 3528 Admin.
Bldg., ext. 3371.
Personnel Requests:
Thompson & Thompson, Associates,
Inc., LaCrosse, Wisc. is interested in
securing the services of a young col-
lege graduate who is interested in a
selling career. Prefer Bus. Admin. grad
who has courses in marketing and mer-
chandising, language and economics.
Location of work: around Chicago, Ill.
Princess Coal Sales Co., Huntington,
W. Va. are looking for a experienced
man to handle the advertising and
sales promotion aspects of their busi-
.. U.S. Atomic Energy Commission, New
York Operations office, N. Y. City has
the following vacancies available July
1, 1958. Accountant and Auditor, GS-9,
11, and 12; Radiological Inspector, GS-
12; Liaison Engineer, GS-12 and 13;
Procurement Specialist, GS-9 and 11;
Property and Supply Officer, GS--9 and
11; Mathematic Statistician, GS-12.
Board of U.S. Civil Service Examiners,
Dept. of the Air Force, Wright-Patter-
son AFB, Dayton, Ohio announce open
Competitive Examinations for Appoint-
ments to the positions of Psychologists
(GS-9 through 15) in the specialized
fields of Physiological and Experimen-
tal Psychology, Personnel Measurement
and Evaluation, and Social Psychology.
Medium-sized Weekly Newspaper, lo-
cated in Southeastern Michigan needs
an editor to do reporting, editing and
photographic work. Prefer a man with
a B.A. in Journalism or English who
has had experience but will consider
a new or recent graduate.
Board of U.S. Civil Service Examiners,

Detroit Arsenal, Center Line, Mich. is
announcing an examination for-career-
conditional appointment for the posi-
tion of Historian with options for eith-
er General or National Defense. GS-9
or GS-11.
A. E. Staley Manufacturing Company,
Decatur, Ill., are looking for a chemist
or chemical engineer to assist their
chemical sales manager. B.S. or M.S. is
'preferred with two to five years ex-
perience in chemical sales.
For further information, contact the
Bureau of Appointments, 3528, Admin.
Bldg., ext. 3371.
Summer Placement Notices:
Representatives from the following
will be at the Summer Placement Of-
ficeln the S.A.B. Room D528 on Tues.,
May 6 from 1 to 5 p.m. No appoint-
ments are necessary to see them.
Real Silk Hosiery Mills, Inc., Indian-
apolis, Ind. Mr. Roy Jenkins will be in-
terviewing men interested in summer
selling jobs.
Rena-Ware Distributors, Mr. Bob

Minarik will be interviewing men for
sales work all over Michigan. Scholar-
ships up to $600 are awarded at the end
of the summer.
Camp Hilltop, Walloon Lake, Mich.
Mrs. Wauters will be interviewing wo-
men for two positions in their kitchen
for the summer camping season.
Girl Scouts of Ann Arbor, Camp in
Chelsea, Mich. Miss Steere will be in-
terviewing women.
Personnel Requests:
Partner's Restaurant, South Haven,
Mich. is hiring waitresses for the sum-
mer season starting July 1.
..Grand Rapids, Mich. Mrs. Richard
Mead is offering a summer job to any
Chinese student. Room, board and $20/
week. Part of time spent at Grand Ha-
ven, Mich.
For further information, contact Mr.
Ward D. Peterson at the Summer Place-
ment Office, Room D528 in the S.A.B.
on Tues., or Thurs. afternoons from 1
to 5 or Fri. mornings from 8:30 to 12.

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