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T HE MICHIGAN DAILY

WEDNESDAY, JULY 22, 1942

WA AC 'Director Inspects Barracks

Mrs. Oveta Culp Hobby, WAAC director, inspects the Women's
Army Auxiliary Corps barracks at Fort Des Moines, Ia. At left is Ber-
nice L. Keplinger of Canton, 0., a member of the Ohio house of repre-
sentatives before becoming a WAAC.
Women, Balked In Staple Goods
Purchases Avidly Buy Luxuries'

NEW YORK, July 21-(/P)-The
changing shopping habits of Ameri-
can women indicate they have
adopted a new "if you can't get bread,
eat cake" philosophy.
The luxury trades report that bus-
iness is booming. Women enriched
by war industry aren't letting their
new money burn holes in their pock-
CLASSIFIE D
DIRECTORY
LAUNDERING
LAUNDRY - 2-1044. Sox darned.
Careful work at low price. 2c
HELP WANTED
IS THERE any rnother who would
like to increase the family income
by caring for two small children
at her home during week-days?
If so please call 2-3998 after 7:30
p.m. 9
FOR SALE
REMINGTON No. 5 -Portable type-
writer. A-1 Condition, George
Wells, 514 Monroe St., 7902. 20

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ets, no matter how many items are
on the curtailed list.
The salesman's approach is some-
thing like this, "No Madam, we have-
n't any refrigerators today, but how
about a nice fur coat?" Or "Sorry,
no chore vacuum cleaners, but we
have plenty of diamond rings."
The women are happily stocking
up on furs, jewelry, paintings, china,
silverware, fine furniture.
Julius Green. a director of the As-
sociated Fur Coat and Trimming
Manufacturers, Inc., says the industry
is confident that next winter will be
the biggest fur season in history.
Catering to the masses, the fur
industry is "trading down," Green
said, offering practical furs such as
muskrat, opossum, wolf, beaver, in
economical designs suitable for day
and evening wear.
Even mink is being made with
fewer skins to retail at an unpreced-
ented low of about $895-this to
interest the well-to-do woman who
won't be getting a new car this year.
War Information
Loaned By Library
The Library Extension Service of
the University Library is offering
material on all branches of civilian
defense and other wartime civilian
problems to the people of the state
in a new pamphlet service.
The material may be borrowed from
the library for periods up to four
weeks. Packages of requested pamph-
lets will be made up by the library.
Payment of returntransportation
costs will be the only expense in-
curred by the borrower.
Information can be received on
protection against air raids and gas,
evacuation of children and first aid.
Children in wartime, consumer prob-
lems, family security, household
management, civilian morale, nutri-
tion, rationing and price control,
War Board Issues List
Of More Deferments
Students of certain branches of
social science are now eligible for
draft deferment for the first time,
the University War Board has an-
nounced. Majors in economies, psy-
chology and personnel administra-
tion are mentioned in an addition to
a War Board bulletin realeased re-
cently.
Pre -theological students who have
completed two years of college work
and have written proof of their ac-
ceptance by a theological school are
also eligible. Students of industrial
management, statisticians, and ac-)
countants may ilkewise be deferred. I

Allied Chiefs
Confer On New
Limited Front
Western Europe Invasion
To Loosen German Grip
On Russia Is Proposed
By The Associated Press
LONDON, July 21.--Creation of a
limited diversion on the European
continent is being discussed by high
British and American military, naval
and air leaders, it was reported re-
liably today.
The conferences are silhouetted
against the background of the Ger-
man drive in southern Russia and
reports that the Japanese almost
have completed plans to start a "sec-
ond front" themselves by invading
Siberia.
A highly reliable source, whose
identity can not be disclosed, said
the conferences were being con-
ducted in great secrecy and would
continue for some time. Well in-
formed British sources said they were
sure to have " a far reaching effect
on Allied strategy in the next 18
months."
Prime Minister Churchill and his
service chiefs are representing Brit-
ain. Names of the Americans can
not be disclosed.
All discussions of a second front
are affected by the events in south-
ern Russia,
Union To Sponsor
First Aid Course
The Union, in cooperation with the
local Red Cross, is sponsoring a nine-
week summer course in first aid.
Students may register for the course
from 1:00 to 5:00 p.m. Thursday and
Friday in front of the main library.
Classes will be held on Tuesday
and Thursday for nine weeks, under
the instruction of doctors or other
qualified persons. Students will at-
tend one class a week. Only those
who can expect to complete the full
nine weeks of instruction should reg-
ister. Equipment including bandages
and textbooks will cost approxi-
mately a dollar.
Funeral Services Held
For Prof. Harold Wight
Funeral services for HowardrM.
Wight, associate professor of forest
zoology at the University and an
authority on wildlife management,
were held at 2 p.m. Monday at the
Muehlig funeral home.
He was 53 years old.
Decorated in World War I with the
Croix de Guerre for conspicuous
bravery at Gesnes, France, Prof.
Wight had held a post on the Uni-
versity faculty since 1928.
The ART CINEMA LEAGUE
presents
"DUCK
with the MARX BROTHERS.
This film presents the Marx
Brothers at their funniest!
This Friday Evening
July 24
7:00 and 9:00 p.m.
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Summer Program
also includes:
The Lady Vanishes - July 31
Maxim Gorky - August 2
Anna Christie - August 9
Tickets On Sale at
WAHR'S and LEAGUE
Prices:
$1.10-- Series Ticket
39c - Single Tickets
Rackhom Lecture Hall

France Today
Will lBe To pic
Of Talk Here
Henry Harvey, just returned from
unoccupied France where he has
been working with French and Span-
ish refugees, will relate some of his
experiences in an open meeting
at 7 p.m. Thursday in Lane Hall.
Sent a year ago by the American
Friend's Service Committee to Tou-
louse, he cooperated with a refugee
Spanish social worker's family in
the rehabilitation of war. refugees in
the long-depopulated mountain com-
munities of southern France. In the
organization of factories and crafts
centers for the manufacture of fur-
niture, toys. and other wood products
young seminary student Harvey had
ample opportunity for first hand ob-
servation of red tape and intrigue in
the Vichy government.
From traveling over most of unoc-
cupied France, he gained excellent
insight into present day thinking and
political conditions among the French
people.
Former Student
Killed In Crash
JACKSONVILLE, Fla., July 21-(/P)
-Ensign Thomas W. Cook, 23, of
Brighton, Mass., and Aviation Cadet
Reginald P. Aldrich, Jr., 23, of Grand
Rapids, Mich., were killed today when
their Naval Training plane crashed.
(Aldrich attended the University
and was due to graduate last June.
He was a member of Beta Theta Pi
and participated in the 1940 Opera.)
The plane, piloted by Ensign Cook,
crashed shortly after taking off in
the lead of a formation flight at
Cecil Field, Auxiliary of the Jack-
sonville Naval Air Station.
Ensign Cook was the son of Mr.
and Mrs. Frank Cook of Brighton
and attended Boston College. He re-,
ported here last September as an
aviation cadet and was commissioned
last April 21.
Aldrich was the son of Mr. and
Mrs. Reginald P. Aldrich, Sr., of 1244
Denham St., Grand Rapids.
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Loads of other cottons in seersucker,
chambrys, pique, also spun rayons
and bembergs.

JULY SALE PRICES
$4.00 $5.95 $7.00
Sizes 9-17, 10-44
*For the convenience of
Defense Workers we open
on Mondays at 12 noon
and close at 8:30 p.m.
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. ..or extra tank, or extra gun, or extra ship
completed tomorrow may, in a few months,
turn the tide onsome distant battlefield; it may
make the difference between life and death for
some of our fighting men."

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-PRESIDENT ROOSEVELT,
February 23, 1942.

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Would you be the one who failed to help buy that
plane, tank, or ship-by failing to buy your shae 6f
Bonds? Could you sleep nights knowing that Ameri-
can boys were being killed because you and others
"put off" doing your part?
Remember, they are OUR boys now-from your
State, your town, perhaps your very home. They're
out there risking their lives-giving their lives-so
that America, your free America, can live. And just
as you are counting upon them to give everything
they've got, so they are counting upon you to give
everything you've got-by working harder than
you ever have before and by investing in Bonds to the
very limit of your powers!
Can they count on you? Make your answer ring clear
and true-let our boys know that every man, woman,
and child in America is behind them 100%! Go to
your local post office, bank, savings and loan associa-
tion, or other official sales agency today. Pledge
yourself to buy all the Bonds you can-regularly,
every pay day until this war is won! The more Bonds
you buy, the more planes will fly.

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