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SATURDAY, JULY 27. 1940
To Hold Meet
August 5, 6,
Conference To Be Directed
By Prof. G. Densmore;
15 Sessions To Be Held
For the annual three-day Speech
Conference of the Summer Session
several hundred persons engaged in
various speech activities, students
and faculty will convene in Ann Ar-
bor August 5, 6, and 7 to witness
classes and demonstrations an'd to
participate in roundtable discussions.
Under the direction of Prof. G. E.
Densmore of the speech department
members of the faculty of the de-
partment will conduct the 15 sessions
of the meet. All students of the
Summer Session and faculty as well
as the regular conference members
are invited to attend any or all of
the meetings, Professor Densmore
Problems in the Teaching of
Speech will be the first conference
on Monday under the supervision of
Professor Densniore to be followed
by "Problems in the Directing of
Forensics" led by Prof. Kenneth G.
Hance. Monday's program will be
concluded with a demonstration de-
bate" by students from two of the
Summer Session debate courses on
the national high school debate ques-
tion, "Resolved: That the Power of
the Federal Government Shall Be
Decreased," in the Lecture Hall of
the Rackham Building.
On Tuesday three demonstration
classes will be held in the W. K. Kel-
logg Institute Auditorium. Prof.
Louis M. Eich will head the opening
session at 9 a.m. on, "Studies in Read-
ing and Dramatics." Dr. Emil Froe-
schels of the Summer Session faculty
of the speech clinic will direct "The
Study of Speech Disorders" at 10
a.m. and Dr. Harold Westlake,
"Structure and Function of Voice
Demonstrate Radio Technique
Prof. Waldo Abbot and his assis-
tants will demonstrate radio tech-
nique with a broadcast over station
WCAR at 2 p.m. at Morris Hall and
will lead the discussion of "Organ-
izing and Producing Radio Pro-
grams" at 3 p.m.
Prof. Harlan H. Bloomer will con-
sider "Problems of Radio Programs"
at 3 p.m. at the Speech Clinic in the
Institute for Human Adjustment.
Choral Reading by students of Pro-
fessor Eich and individual readings
by Prof. R. D.' T. Hollister's pupils
will be given at 8 p.m. in the W. K.
Kellogg Institute Auditorium.
"Fundamentals of Speech" by
Professor Hollister at 9 a.m., "Prin-
ciples and Methods of Discussion,"
by Professor Hance, at 10 a.m., and
"The Teaching of Speech" by Pro-
fessor Densmore at 11 a.m. will con-
clude the morning discussion pro-
grams, on Wednesday.
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Bloomfield And Harris Speak
At Linguists' Annual Convention
N E WS
ON FIRING LINE... AFTERWARD--Mightyglad
they weren't Inside at the time are these soldiers at Fort Lewis,
Wash., peering out of a tank of world war vintage, ripped apart
Sby U. S. army practice fire with 75 millimeter shrapnel.
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of selection of forms in construction.
Differences exist, he said, simply
because of the choice of forms avail-
able. Given the word "milk," one
may add "fresh" and have "fresh
milk"; or he may add "drink" and
get "drink milk." By the different
selection the speaker produces quite
different results because of the dif-
ferent functions of the words "fresh"
One kind of selection, Professor
Bloomfield continued, is that of gov-
ernment or concord, that is, the
choice of a form that will fit properly
with some other word already there.
If the speaker says "that" he cannot
follow it, for instance, with "boys,"
but must bollow it with "boy."
Selection In English
Selection is less complicated in
English than in many other lan-
guages, it was pointed out. In the
Phillippine Tagalog tongue, for ex-
ample, a speaker who uses a word
as a verb (there are no distinct
verbs), has to choose not only for
tense and mood but also among four
forms corresponding to four different
aspects of an action. Thus with re-
spect to the action of cutting with
a knife, "pumutul" emphasizes the
end of the action, "pinutul" the in-
itiator of the action, "ipinitul" the
instrument of the action, and "pinu-
tulan" the place of the action.
The effect of all these devices in
the language, Professor Blodmfield
concluded, is to produce the box
within the. box, to produce, that is,
units within units, the limits of each
unit being determined by some kind
of closure. One can say "fresh milk"
and then say "nice fresh milk" and
add other adjectives indefinitely, but.
when he uses "this" as in "this nice
fresh milk" he uses a closure which
marks the limit of that unit, or
Supports Theoretical Approach
Professor Harris, the .second speak-
er on the evening program, presented
an argument for a theoretical ap-
proach to linguistic study based up-
on an analysis of what he termed
"linguistic structure" rather than
upon all the various conventionalized
aspects of language. He would ex-
clude meaning as a basis in making
such an analysis.
At the opening session yesterday
afternoon the Greek aspirated per-
fect received the attention of two
speakers. Prof. E. ,H. Sturtevant of
Yale University advanced the theory
that certain hitherto unexplained
Greek aspirated perfects in -pha or
-kha owe the aspiration to Indo-
Hittite perfect endings beginning
with the voiceless laryngeal conso-'
nant. In reply, Prof. Roland G. Kent
of the University of Pennsylvania
contended that other influences may
have caused .the aspiration.
Prof. Joseph M. Carriere of North-
western University next discussed
change of meaning that has occurred
in Louisiana French. French "em-
barguer," which means to get on
board a ship, has developed in Louis-
iana French the meaning to get on
or into anything, especially a horse
or automobile. French "habitant."
or resident, has come to mean "far-'
mer" in Louisiana French, since only
the land-owners were the permanent
residents in the early French colonies.
Phonograph records of Indian
songs were used by Prof. Charles F.
Voegelin of De Pauw University to
demonstrate certain unique linguistic
changes that occur in Delaware
words when they are employed in
certain ritual songs.
Red Cross Asks
For 'Blood Bank'
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Kleine and Dr. Bethell agreed was
the most common injury sustained
by a soldier on the battlefield.
They cited three advantages of
liquid blood plasma over whole blood
for use in emergency transfusions:
it can keep under ordinary sterile
conditions for long periods of time,
it avoids the necessity of typing pa-
tients and bloods, and is easier to
administer since it can be mixed
with the different types.
Whole blood, they explained, can-
not be stored effectively for more
than 10 days, generally.
Richard P. Swigart, assistant man-
ager of the Red Cross Midwestern
Office, St. Louis, M., and Dr. Raphael
Isaacs, assistant director of the
Simpson Memorial Institute, assisted
in formulating the procedure for the
enlistment of blood donors in Ann
FRENCHMAN -Vice Ad-
miral Emile Muselier (above),
credited with saving a large part
of the French navy for Britain,
Is shown in London. Museller
and Gen. Charles de Gaulle are
organizing Frenchmen into con.
tinuing war against Nazis.
RETURN E N GAG E M E N T-Charity brought Bobby
Jones, one-time golf master, back into exhibition games, to aid
the Red Cross war relief fund. He's seen in New York. His
mother knitted those different-colored hoods for his clubs.
N O R MALC Y ?--The royal
yachting season delayed by War,
King Christian (above) of Den-
mark finally managed to to for
a sail at Copenhagen. The king
reportedly goes about his daily
life little affected by German
occupation of Denmark April 9.
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