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Partly Cloudy With Showers


Official Publication Of The Summer Session


On Education's
Proving Ground



All Men Draftable
Since Last October

New Battle Line Made
By Russia Near Lwow

Four Faculty Members
Are Named By Regents
To Publications Board

To Register

T oya

Officials Expect 750,000
To Answer Call Today;
Many To Be Drafted
Local Registration
Will Be At Armory
Washington, June 30.-(AP)-Men
newly come of age, some 750,000 of
them throughout the nation, will reg-
ister for compulsory military service
tomorrow with the chances increased
that they will be called the colors
within.the year.
Revising original estimates, selec-
tive service officials calculatedtoday
that the army probably would ask
for recruits at the rate of about 75,-
- 000 a month, instead of 50,000.
A heavy percentage is expected to
come from the ranks of those who
enroll tomorrow since members of
the military "class of 1941" are least
likely to be physically disqualified, or
Local draft registration for
students and townspeeople, will
be held. from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. at
the Armory, on the corner of
Fifth Ave. and Ann St.
deferred because of dependents or
employment in vital defense indus-
tries.tries. Half of them, however,
probably will not be summoned be-
fore next summer.
The revised estimate of inductions
was based on the executive order by
President Roosevelt yesterday auth-
orizing service in the fiscal year
starting tomorrow for the maximum
of 900,000 selectees permitted by law.
Only about 650,000 have been sum-
moned in the fiscal year just closing.
The President's order was coupled
with official indications of intent to
release these at the end of a single
year's service.
Tomorrow's registration is for all
men who became 421 since the' initial
mass enrollnient of last Oct. 16 and
for men between 21 and 36 who
called to register then. These
"'strays," officials said, included a
few men discharged in the :nean-
time from the national guard or the
R.O.T.C. and men who were out of
the country.
Sometime in July a lottery is sched-
uled to determine the sequence in
which the new enrollees will receive
questionnaires. Probably this week
Selective Service Headquarters plans
to announce the method by which the
new registrants will be interspersed
with those already enrolled to give
all mathematically equal chances.
Modern, ar
Drops Time,
Space Factor
Industrialization of war has meant
the reduction of the number of great
powers and the elimination of popular
insurrection, time and space as fac-
tors in the outcome, Prof. Preston W.
Slosson of the history department de-
clared in the first of a series of uni-
versity lectures at the Rackham Lec-
ture Hall yesterday.
Comparing the three world wars,
the Napoleonic Wars, the so called
First World War and the present
World War, Professor Slosson pointed
out that while there were many an-
alogies between the three, the under-
lying and greatest difference was in
the increased industrialization.
Since this increased industrializa-
tion Austria-Hungary, Italy, France
and even Russia have been removed
from the ranks of he first-rate na-
tions because they were essentially
agrarian countries and not highly in-
At the present time, therefore, Pro-
fessor Slosson explained, there are

only three great powers, Great Bri-
tain, United States and Germany.
With the conquest of the continent
b, Germany this has really developed
into a line up of a German-dominat-
ed continent against the English
speaking peoples.
Professor Slosson noted, however,
that in all three wars the cnflict cen-
tered around one aggressor state led
by a strong man and that each time

Director Greets
New Students

* * *
May I welcome the students
and visiting members of the
faculty to the 48th Summer Ses-
sion of the University. The pro-
gram has been built in the light
of the present world situation.
In addition to the concerts and
social occasions, which are al-
ways arranged, a series of lec-
tures by outstanding national
authorities will be given. This
series will be a course for credit
on primarily a graduate level,
but other registered students
and the' University coiunity
are invited to attend. The
Michigan Daily and the Weekly
Calendar, posted on the bulletin
(Continued on Page 6)
Lectures Here
Will' Feature
Professor Curtis To Open
Series With Illustrated
Lecture Here July 13
Sun spots, Mexican architecture,
and polar exploration-these and
other subjects will underego close
scrutiny by visiting lecturers and
prominent faculty members in a ser-
ies of special lecture sponsored by
the Summer Session, all to be given
in the Rackham Lecture Hall.
At 8:00 p.m. Monday, July 13, Prof.
Heber D. Curtis, chairman of the De-
partment of Astronomy and director
of the Observatories, will show mo-
tion pictures of the sun and give a
lecture to that astronomical body.
Stanford University's famed zool-
ogist, Prof. V. C. Twitty, will visit
Ann Arbor the following week, and
discuss "The Study of the Embryonic
Development by Microsurgical Exper-
iments." at 8 p.m. Monday, July 21.
Turning the spotlight again to
Michigan's campus, the series will
present a prominent faculty member.
Prof. Ralph W. Hammet of. the Col-
lege of Architecture and Design at 8
p.m. July 28. Professor Hammet
will give an illustrated lecture on
"The Art and Architecture in the Pla-
teau of Pre-conquest Mexico."
The series will be concluded with
an illustrated lecture on "Polar Ex-
ploration" by Professor Emeritus
William Herbert Hobbs of the geol-
ogy department. This last lecture
will be given at 8 p.m., August 4.
Student Directory
ReadyNext Week
Featuring the home addresses of
every studentin Summer School, as
well as Ann Arbor addresses, school
and phone number, the 1941 Summer
Student Directory will be ready for

(By the Associated Press)
MOSCOW, Tues., July 1-Russia .
has fallen back to a new battle line
in the Lwow sector of the European
wide battleground because of a flank-
ingthreat from Hungary, but the Red
army is stubbornly and tenaciously
resisting fierce attacks from Minsk
to the Arctic Ocean, it was reported
Of Germany's claim that the Nazis
have occupied Minsk, White Russian
capital 20 miles within the old Rus-
sian border and some 450 miles west
of Moscow, the Russian communique
mereely said: , .
"In the direction of Minsk and Bar-
anowicze, our forces are waging a
tenacious fight with numerically su-
perior mobile troops of the enemy,
checking their advance at intermedi
ate position."
(By the Associated Press)
BERLIN, June 30.-German arm-
ored and motorized forces, jabbing
swiftly eastward, were reported with-
in 250 miles of Moscow tonight after
the announced capture of Minsk,
stubbornly-defended capital of White
Minsk was declared firmly in Ger-
man hands, but the Nazis admitted
that the armored spearheads which
To Visit Many
Nearby Points
Niagara Falls, Put-In-Bay
Island And Points Near
Detroit Are Scheduled
Excursions to points of interest in
and around Ann Arbor will again be
offered to students by the University
during the summer session, at a cost
which will cover only expenses of the
First of the excursions will be a
walking tour around the campus
Thursdayl ,f at2 p.rn. 1he group
will meet in the lobby of Angell Hall
and will visit the Law Quadrangle,
New Reseaerch Library, Union, men's
dormatories, Clements Library, -gen-
eral library and the Burton Memor-
ial Tower.
An opportunity willalso be offered
to see the naval experimental tank
and the aeronautical laboratory in
the engineering school for all those
Outstanding feature of the places
visited will be explained, and the
tour of the general library will in-
clude a trip through various depart-
ments, showing how the library func-
tions as an aid to students.
There will be no charge for this ex-
cursion and the trip will end at 4:45
The second excursion will be Sat-
urday, July 5, at 8 a.m. hnd will con-
sist of a trip toDetroit. Important
institutions of downtown Detroit will
be pointed out and the party1will visit
the Institute of Arts, Belle Isle Parks,
the Fisher Building and the Detroit
Zoological Gardens.
An opportunity will be offered to
see a view of the city from the stu-
dios of WJR, local broadcasting sta-
Registration for this and all excur-
sions following must be made at
least one to two day in advance in
Room 1213 Angell Hall. Also, char-
(Continued on Page 8)

thrust quickly on 200 miles toward
the East had left many Russian
troops behind them and that the
country through which they sped
could not be regarded as German-oc-
To the south, the high command
announced the capture of Lwow, Po-
land, which the Germans took in
September, 1939, and handed over to
the Russians, -then their friends; and
to the north the Latvian port of Li-
bau was declared to be in German
possession,. with a Russian division
closely surrounded in that Baltic sec-
New Education
Group To Hold
Meetings Here
Many Nations Represented
At Eighth International
Fellowship Conference
Educators from the entire world
will convene in Ann Arbor Sunday
for the eighth international confer-
ence of the New Education Fellow-
ship, the first international confer-
ence of the Fellowship to be held in
the Americas.
The gavel of Harold Rugg of Col-
umSia University, will ring down at
3 p.m. Sunday in the Rackham
Building to open the seven-day ses-
sion, which will include study groups,
lecture seminars, informal confer-
ences, special lectures an various
entertainment features designed to
promote unity and friendliness be-
tween the foreign delegations and
American representatives.
President Alexander G. Ruthven
will welcome the delegates Sunday,
following the opening of the con-
ference by Chairman Rugg. John W.
Studebaker, United States Commis-
sioner of Education, and Carleton
Washbune. ,prqudgt o.L VhE Ra
gressive Education Association, will
also deliver speeches of welcome.
Replies will be made by Luis San-
(Continued on Page 8)
Bates Honored
Thirteen noted professional and
business men received honorary de-
grees from the University at the
commencement exercises Saturday,
June 21, when 2,300 students received
Doctor of Laws degrees were giv-
en to Henry Moore Bates, dean emer-
itus of the law school; Russell Alger
Stevenson, dean of the School of
Business Administration at the Uni-
The text of President Ruthven's
commencement address appears on
page seven of today's Daily.

Opens Series Today


* * e

Prof. Reeves
To Give Initial
Series Of Twenty Talks
On 'Public Policy In A,
World At War' Begins
First of twenty lectures to be pre-
sented in connection with the Gradu-
ate Study Program in Public Policy
in a World at War will be given at
4:15 p.m. today in the Lecture Hall
of the Rackham School by Prof.
Jesse S. Reeves, William W. Cook
Professor of American Institutions,
on the subject "Interrelation of the
Domestic and Foreign Policies of a
Professor Reeves took his Bache-
lor's degree from Amherst College in
1891 after studying at Kenyon Col-
lege. He received his Ph.D. from
Johns Hopkins University in 1894.
He was admitted to the Indiana bar
in 1897 and practiced law at Rich-
mond, Indiana, for the next ten years.
In 1893-94 Professor Reeves taught
American history at the Women's
College of Baltimore and in 1905-06
he was lecturer on diplomatic history
at Johns Hopkins: From 1907 to 1910
he was assistant professor of political
science at Dartmouth. Since 1910
Professor Reeves has been with the
University here, becoming William
W. Cook Professor of American In-
stitutions in 1931.
A lecture at 5:15 p.m. tomorrow in
the Lecture Hall of the Rackham
School by Prof. Dexter Peerkins of
the University of Rochester's history
department will complete this week's
lectures on Public Policy. All lectures
(Continued on Page 10)
The Daily Calls Tryouts
Any student of the Summer Ses-
sion interested in gaining experi-
ence in newspaper work, either ed-
itorial or business, is welcome to
work on the staff of the Summer

A Apropriations
Bill Is Passed
By Legislaturet
Signed by Governor Van Wagonerj
shortly after the close of the spring
semester was the Reid bill, giving the
University 'an increase of ,$327,000
over last year's allotment, but the
$500,000 appropriation for a general
service building was vetoed in the in-
terest of economy.
The Reid bill allows the University
an annual appropriation of $4,802,000,
an increase of seven and one-half
per cent annually over this year's
budget. In vetoing the service build-
ing appropriation, the Governor said
the University could build from its
general budget if it wished.,
The veto was one of many dealing
with proposed buildings for schoolsI
and institutions throughout the state,-
totalling altogether $2,460,000. The
Legislature may override these vetes
when it returns for final adojurn-
ment next Tuesday.
Ship Carrying
U.S. Marines
Is Torpedoed
Red Cross Nurses Aboard;
No Deaths Are Listed As
Navy Confirms Sinking
WASHINGTON, June 30. (AP).-
The torpedoing of a ship bearing a
detachment of United States Marines
to London was confirmed today by
the Navy amid indiVations that two
Marines may have been lost, while
other sources disclosed that 17 Red
Cross nurses also had been aboard but
were saved.
In piecemeal manner, an incom-
plete account of the incident was
made public by various officials fol-
lowing the initial disclosure of the
incident yesterday by an authorita-
tive source who identified the ship as
the Dutch steamer Maarsden, now in
British service.
A brief Navy announcement, men-
tioning no loss of life, said that eight
marines, a major and seven enlisted
men, had been rescued but did not
say how many there were in all. The
official who first told of the sinking
however, said that then marines were
"Efforts are now being made," said
the Navy Department statement, "to
confirm at the earliest practicable op-
portunity information on theremain-
der of the passengers."
Sumner Welles, Acting Secretary
of State, first disclosed the presence
of the nurses aboard the ship, and
the Red Cross later reported them all
safe, with six already landed.
Sheldon Opens
Medical Series
"Your Allergy and What to do
About It," Dr. John M. Sheldon,
speaker, will open a series of five
lectures sponsored by the medical
school, at 8 p.m. tomorrow in the

New facultymen appointed to the
E. Burklund of the engineering Eng-
Board bythe Regents are Prof. Carl
lish department, Prof. Hobart R. Cof-
fey of the law school, Prof. G. E.
Densmore of the speech department
and Prof. Merwin H. Waterman of
the business administration school.
Members whose terms expired this
year were Prof. Howard B. Calder-
wood of the political science depart-
ment and Prof. William A. McLaugh-
lin of the romance languages depart-
Continuing in office are Prof. Ed-
son R. Sunderland of the law school,
secretary of the Board, Dean Joseph
A. Bursley, ex-officio, alumni mem-
bers Lee A. White of the Detroit
News and Webb McCall of Mt. Pleas-
ant, and student members Chtrles
Heinen, grad., Harold Guetzkow,
Grad., and Karl Kessler, Grad.
The publications board, in chang-
ing its by-laws to conform to the
Regent's action, suggester further
changes in the composition of the
Board to the Regents. The proposed
Board would comprise four faculty,
two alumni and three student mem-
bers, as compared to the present
Board of six faculty, two alumni and
three students.
Previous to the Regent's action,
the membership of the Board was
four faculty and three student mem-
bers, and two alumni members with-
out vote.
The Board's action came as a cul-
mination of a year-long controver-
sy involving the Regents, publications
board and various faculty and stu-
dent groups. The Board of Regents
first took official action on the pro-
posed change last December. Fpl-
lowing the announcement of the ac-
tion May 2, 4,350 students and scores
of facultymen petitioned against the
revised by-laws. The University
Senate asked for a re-hearing of the
isuues involved at its last meeting of
the year last month, but the Board
of Regents made no move to re-
move the change, and made the new
faculty appointments at their meet-
ing of June 20.
Professor Burklund is chairman of
the department of English in the en-
gineering college. Professor Coffey is
in charge of the law library, Profes-
sor Densmore is chairman of the
speech department, and Prof. Water-
man is secretary of the business ad-
ministration school.
Campus Auto
Ban Enforced

Regents Stand Pat On Revised By-Laws,
Appoint Densmore, Burklund, Coffey
And Waterman To Board In Control
Faculty appointments to the Board in Control of Student Publications,
replacing two former members whose terms had expired and naming two
additional facultymen to the Board, were announced yesterday by the Board
of Regents.
The appointments were made in conformance with the revised by4aws
of the Regents and of the Board in Control. The new by-laws, embodying
a change in the composition of the publications board, were drawn up by
the Regents and referred to the publications board.
The Board in Control of Student Publications, as a subordinate body of
the Regents, incorporated the change into its by-laws at a special meet-
ing held last Saturday.

versity of Minnesota; Edwin Lowe
Neville, '07, until his recent retire-
ment an outstanding member of the
Far Eastern Foreign Service of the
United States; and William John
Norton, distinguished humanitarian
(Continued on Page 6)


Shakespearean Comedy Will Open
13th Summer Drama Series Today

Cars In



Opening the Michigan Repertory
Players' 13th annual Summer Season,
the Department of Speech will pre-
sent Shakespeare's "Much Ado About
Nothing" for a five day run begin-
ning at 8:30 p.m. today in the Lydia
Mendelssohn Theatre.
The play, which is under the direc-
tion of Prof. William P. Halstead and
Prof. Valentine B. Windt of the
speech department, is well known as
one of Shakespeare's most brilliant
comedies. Love, intrigue, broad
comedy and sparkling dialogue are
all combined to make it an outstand-
ing part of the repertoire.
Other dramas which will be of-
fered during the season are Kauf-
man and Hart's "George Washington

Dorothy Haydel and Ollierae Bilby
will appear as Margaret and Ursula,
gentlewomen attending on Hero. Le-
onato, Governor of Messina, will be
portrayed by Norman Oxhandler.
William Altman will be seen as
Don Pedro, Prince of Arragon, and
James Moll as Claudio, a lord in Don
Peedro's court. Othere members of
the cast are Jack Mitchell, George
Shapiro, Neil Smith, Marvin Levy,
Ruth Seager, Elaine Alpert, Sarah
Graf, Fay Goldner, Theodore Balgoo-
yan, Merle Webb, Professor Halstead,
John Sinclair, Jack Bender, William
Mills, Ray Ingham, Francis Gravit
ann Edward Sullivan. -
"George Washington Slept Here,"
which will be offered from Wednesday
to Saturday, July 9 to 12, is a typical

All students except those exempted
by the Regents' ruling will be required
to observe the regulations concerning
'he use of automobiles during the
Summer Session, effective 8 a.m. yes-
Exemptions pertain only to those
who are engaged during the academic
year in professional pursuits, those
who are 26 years old or older and
those who have at least a faculty
ranking of instructor.
Other students who will be driving
during the summer must obtain driv-
ing permits at the office of the Dean
of Students, Room 2, University Hall.
Permits are issued for family, com-
muting, business, chauffeuring and
health purposes. During the sum-
mer recreational permits are issued,
limited to transportation in con-
nection with outdoor athletic activi-
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