THURSDAY, AUGUST 8, 1940
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Will Include Selections
From Play,_'Hi Falutin'
Officials to act at the League dance
from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Friday have
keen announced and approved by the
Summer League Council.
The list includes Jean Westerman,
Miriam Westerman, Betty Willging,
Josephine Clancy, Marilyn Vogel,
and Dorothy Vogel. Earl Stevens and
his orchestra will furnish the music
for this dance at which there will be
presented some of the song and dan-
ces from "High -Falutin"' last year's
Junior Girl's Play.
Among the pieces to be presented
for the entertainment of Friday's
dancers will be a song by Margaret
Schiller, who played the part of
dumb Anne. She will sing,. "Once Inj
A While You Meet Somebody." Mary
Ellen Wheeler, who was Anne's in-
telligent boy friend, will do a dance
with Miss Schiller.
A debut is in the offing for the
song "Autumn Leaves" which will
be sung and was composed by Betty
Ann Chaufty. Miss Chaufty was un-
able to sing the song she wrote for
Another song to be included in the
evening's program is Marion Conde's
"He's Plenty Good Enough For Me."
Agnes Landers plans to present her
drunk man's dance.
Miss Wheeler, social chairman of
the summer League, is arranging the
program for the evening. Jeanne
Crump has charge of the official
list. There will be officials to help
those attending alone to find part-
Checks And Prints For Spectating
DAILY OFFICIAL BULLETIN
Here Is Today's
The University band will present a
concert at 8:15 tonight at West Park,
with Clifford P. Lilly, Chicago mu-
sic teacher, as guest conductor. The
program is presented through the
courtesy of the band, William D.
Revelli, and Dr. Charles A. Sink.
Brigadier and Mrs. Albert J. Rob-
erts, directors of Ann Arbor's Sal-
vation Army corps, have been trans-
ferred to Rockford, Ill., and will be
replaced by Adjutant and Mrs. Er-
nest Alder of Detroit No. 2 corps.
The outgoing officers will conduct
their farewell service a week from
* *' *
Thor, the huge sleepy-eyed St. Ber-
nard who has wandered into every
class in the University, and is Phi
Kappa Psi's mascot, was reported
missing yesterday. His owner, Wil-
liam Daron, recently set out for a
house party in Clearwater, and Thor,
accustomed to following him every-
where, chased after the car. He
hasn't returned 1ome.
' * * *
Organist Lester Champion will ful-
fill part of his requirements for a
Bachelor of Music degree when he
presents his recital at 8:15 tonight
in Hill Auditorium.
* * *
Dr. Carl E. Guthe, director of the
University Museums, will preside
Saturday over a conference of psy-
chologists interested in cooperation
with government services. The con-
ference called by Dr. Guthe as chair-
man of anthropology and psychology
of the National Research Council,
will, meet in Washington, D.C.
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sented by Professor Leonard Bloom-
field, at 7:30 p.m. in the Amphi-
theatre of the Rackham Building,
Friday, August 9.
Internal Combustion Engine In-
stitute Lecture to be given by Mr. F.
M. Young on Friday, Aug. 9, at 7:30
p.m. has been cancelled.
Piano Recital. Audrey Gage, pian-
ist; of Lyndonville, Vermont, will give
a recital in the partial fulfillment
of the requirements for the Master
of Music degree, Friday evening, Au-
gust 9, at 8:15 p.m., in the School
of Music Auditorium. Mrs. Gage is
a student of Professor Joseph Brink-
Internal Combustion Engine Insti-
tute Lectures: "Engine Heat Trans-
fer" by Mr. R. N. Janway, Chrysler
Corporation and "Valve Gears" by
Mr. V. M. Young, Wilcox-Rich Cor-
poration, to be given at 9 a.m. in the
Amphitheatre of the Rackham Build-
ing, Saturday, August 10.
Exhibition, College of Architecture
and Design: An exhibition of water
colors by local artists is being shown
in the ground floor corridor. Open
daily 9 to 5, except Sunday, through
August 12. The public is invited.
All freshmen and sophomores in
the College of Literature, Science and
the Arts who are attending the Sum-
mer Session and who have not had
their elections for the fall semester
approved, are urged to consult with
Is Found Useful
In present War
By HOWARD W. BLAKESLEE
NEW YORK-The gas surprise of
this war is harmless carbon dioxide.
Carbon dioxide is the fizz of soft
drinks, the collar on beer, the stuff
that nature put in the air to make
man breathe regularly.
With all nations set for poison gas
as a result of World War experience,
carbon dioxide stole in the back way.
It ferried the Germans across
flooded Dutch lowlands and Euro-
In an attack on England it will
certainly be used for life saving, and
might be one of the essentials of
the threatened channel crossing.
It is saving aviators on both sides
from fire and from drowning.
Used In Fire-Fighting
The facts about the war uses of
this gas come from Walter Kidde,
New York engineer who was one of
the pioneers in use of carbon dioxide
for fire-fighting. He poured gaso-
line into the hold of a derelict ship
at London, lighted it and snuffed it
out with jets of carbon dioxide before
a surprised audience.
A bottle about twice the size of
the family quart-of-milk container
is attached to folded rubber boats.
It is filled with liquefied carbon di-
oxide, which is carbon dioxide gas
The turn of a valve releases this
liquid, which expands so fast it rush-
es out as gas and inflates a large boat
in a few seconds. That's how the
Nazis crossed the water defenses of
Similar bottles of the gas in three
seconds inflate the rubber life rafts
of aviators dropping into the sea.
The fighter who has to bail out
over water yanks a cord on his vest.
This opens a tiny bottle of liquid
carbon dioxide which inflates the
vest to the volume of a life pre-
Attack Over Water
The extremely small liquid com-
pass into which a huge volume of
carbon dioxide will conveniently and
safely pack renders it a formidable
factor in attack over water. The gas
is lightweight, can't be seen, is odor-
less and has a very slight sharp
Catapult planes have automatically
opening carbon dioxide bottles which
pop open and balloon out rubberized
floats for planes which miss the air-
craft carrier or have to land on wa-
In the form of water wings, the
carbon dioxide bags are used for land
planes which have to fight over
For fire-fighting, one of the new-
est uses is British. Dry ice (solid
carbon dioxide at about 110 degrees
below zero) is held ready at training
fields. When. a cadet crash results
in a flaming plane, the dry ice bri-
gade, in asbestos suits, rushes up with
projectors that send a snowstorm on
Honor Dinner To Be Held
At Rntcr an..a...un.a
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around, and is accented by a flurry of white falling from the neckline.
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Interest Turns To Fall Clothes
me before the close of the Summer
Session. Appointments can be made
calling at the Office of the Academic
Counselors, Room 108, Mason Hall,
or by calling Extension 613.
Chairman, Academic Counselors.
Graduate Students who expect to
complete degree requirements at the
close of the summer session should
have in file a blue diploma applica-
tion in the office of the Graduate
School, Rackham Building. Applica-
tions will be accepted not later than
August 10, 1940.
To all students having library
1. Students having in their pos-
sesssion books drawn for the Uni-
versity Library are notified that such
books are due Saturday, August 10th,
before the impending examinations.
2. Students who have special need
for certain books after August 10th
may retain such books if renewed
at the Charging Desk.
3. The names of all students who
have not cleared their records at the
Library by Thursday, August 15th,
will be sent to the Cashier's Office,
where their summer's credits will be
withheld until such time as these
records are cleared, in compliance
with the regulations of the Regents.
Wm. W. Bishop,
Final Examination, Education B
195ds, "State and National Trends in
Education," the 4do'clock lecture
course, will be held in University
High School Auditorium on Wednes-
day, August 14. The lecture origin-
ally scheduled for that day, "Group,
Psychological Aspects in Education"'
by Dr. Fritz Redl, was given on July
Prof. C. O. Davis
School of Education
Unidentified mail is being held in
the Summer Session Office for:
Miss Anne Heuchling
Miss Vesta Johnson
The University Bureau of Appoint-
ments and Occupational Information
has received notice of the following
Civil Service Examinations. Last date
for filing application is noted in each
UNITED STATES CIVIL SERVICE
Pathologist (Medical), salary $3,-
800, Sept. 9, 1940.
Veterinarian (Research), salary
$3,800, Sept. 9, 1940.
Senior Medical Officer, salary $4,-
600, Sept. 9, 1940.
Medical Officer, salary $3,800, Sept.
9, 1940 .
Associate Medical Officer, salary
$3,200, Sept. 9, 1940.
Kirke Simpson Discusses Italian
Actions In Egypt, British Africa
Ornithologist, salary $3,800, Sept.
Junior Graduate Nurse, salary
$1,620, Sept. 3, 1940.
Complete announcement filed at
the University Bureau of Appoint-
ments and Occupational Information,
201 Mason Hall. Office hours: 9-12
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By KIRKE L. SIMPSON
It will take time to disclose whether
Italy's highly advertised offensives in
Egypt and British Africa are the
real thing, or just a minor part of
the Battle of Britain in the Hitler-
There seem to be urgent reasons
pressing on Germany to push the
fight with Britain to a finish at the
earliest possible moment, either by
invasion of the island or starvation.
It is a far-fetched conjecture to say
that the Italian offensive means
there has been a shift in roles be-
tween the Axis teammates, as some
London comment suggests, and that
Mussolini's desert legions are to carry
the brunt of the attack while Ger-
many merely holds England under
There has never been any effort
by the Nazi press or by Hitler him-
self to conceal the fact that in Nazi
eyes Italy was only a useful tail to.
the German kite. Her function in
the Battle of France was obviously
merely a holding function. Actually,
Italian attacks along the Franco-
Italian frontiers seem to have been
staged more for Italian home con-
sumption than because they contrib-
uted greatly to the defeat of France.
It is well within the range of possi-
bility, therefore, that Italy's drive
to seize the Suez Canal is more or
less a sideshow for what Mussolini
knows to be impending in the Battle
of Britain. Certainly nature con-
fronts him with more formidable
odds in the shifting desert sands his
troops must traverse than even the
English Channel-North Sea "moat"
about England offers to Germany.
According to Nazi conceptions, this
has been a German-British war from
the outset. Even France was of sec-
ondary importance to Hitler. From
his viewpoint, as reflected repeatedly
in his public utterances, the war
can even be personalized into a
struggle between himself and Prime
Minister Winston Churchill of Brit-
The Battle of the Mediterranean
outlets, whether the Suez Canal or
the Straits of Gibraltar, will be lost
or won in all probability in England.
Mussolini is well aware of that. He
probably also is aware that a com-
pletely victorious Hitler would be apt
to divide the spoils of victory to suit
himself or in proportion to the
amount of aid he had received from
To date the Italian-British con-
flict has brought no more than iso-
lated skirmishing. Italy has not even
succeeded in bombing the British out
of Malta. She has not removed the
threat of the British fleet in the
Rome press forecasts of an Italian
"desert blitzkrieg" that could over-
come lack of water, climatic condi-
tions and all the other natural fac-
tors that have made Egypt impreg-
nable from the west for centuries
do not sound convincing.
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you'll look in the class room this
winter, when all the other little coeds
will be in their smooth new garbs?
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flannel blouses, in short or long
sleeves will be all-popular.
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