THE MICHIGAN DAIMY
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 17, 1942
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Will Be Taught
Course Aimed To Prepari
Personnel For Nationa
Defense Map Program
A new full-time, thirteen-week
course to train women and men with
a 4-F draft classification for work
in aerial mapping will begin July 6
according to Prof. Robert H. Sher
lock, Coordinator of Engineering
Science, and Management Defens
"Those successfully completing the
course will be prepared for Civi
Service appointments in the Nationa
Defense Mapping program, and wil
make maps from aerial photographs
of Alaska, the new highway to Alas-
ka, each of the coasts to a depth of
250 miles and our new island bases,"
said Prof. Sherlock.
The work will be directed by the
U.S. Corps of Engineers, and will be
carried out by Federal agencies such
as the U.S. Coast and Geodetic Sur-
vey and the AAA. According to Prof
Sherlock the work will probably be
continued after the war.
Candidates are eligible if they have
completed three and one-half years
of study in any field and a high
school or college course in trigonom-
etry, or if they have two years of
college training with a major study
in engineering, architecture, physics,
chemistry, mathematics, forestry or
Tuition and similar charges will
be paid by the Federal government,
but students are expected to provide
their own subsistence, textbooks and
It was originally intended that the
course be given only to women, but
it has recently been opened to men
with the 4-F draft classification.
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Internallontal Syndica e'
Detroit Men Indicted
DETROIT. June 16.-(A')-Federal
authorities, in conjunction with au-
thorities in Cuba and Panama. began
a concerted roundup today of 64 men
indi(ted here in conne(tiou th l an
interiwtional lottery syndicate which
postal officials said had been col-
lectinig a million dollars a year from
U.S. District Attorney J. C. Lehr
disclosed the existence of the indict-
ments, which charge conspiracy and
mail fraud, more than two weeks af-
ter their return by a Federal grand
jury whose action culminated a two-
year investigation by postal inspec-
tors. Lehr explained that U.S. Dis-
trict Judge Ernest A. O'Brien of De-
troit had suppressed the indictments
to facilitate arrangements for the ar-
rest of the defendants.
Lehr said the ring's operations in-
cluded 45 different lotteries, includ-
ing that of the Republica de Cuba
Hospital Fund. He described its tech-
nique as a combination of "efficient
business and racketeering methods"
applied on a nation-wide scale.
More than half of the defendants
were from New York and New Jer-
sey, although ten states, Cuba and
Panama were represented in the list.
The grand jury investigation was
conducted in Detroit, Lehr explained,
because eleven Michigan residents
were regarded as co-conspirators, al-
though not named as defendants in
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PROF. A. H. WHITE
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LANSING, June 16.-P)--State
Senator Earl L. Burhans of Paw Paw
was reelected president of the Mich-
igan Temperance Foundation as it
assembled forces here today for the
first time since it was organized last.
fall as successor to the Michigan°
Dr. Sidney Eva, Methodist district
supervisor of Detroit, was named
vice-president to succeed the late
Judge Kelly S. Searl of St. Johns;
the Rev. R. A. Hoffman of Grand
Rapids was reelected secretary, and
P. M. Lyman of Lansing was named
Dr. E. C. Prettyman, foundation
superintendent, reported that as re-
sult of .3,500 letters to members re-
questing them to attend public meet-
ings held by the State Liquor Control
Commission, the latter "has learned
more than the general public."
Prison Makes Army Cloth
LANSING, June 16. -(A)- The
state prison industries' weaving shops
at the State Prison of Southern
Michigan were authorized by the ad-
ministrative board today to make
800,000 yards of rough osnaburg
cloth for the army.
Prof. Alfred H. White was honored
yesterday for his scientific contribu-
tions with a degree of Doctor of Sci-
ence granted by Northwestern Uni-
versity at an honors convocation in
Founder of the department of
chemical engineering here in 1914
and its chairman until his resigna-
tion last winter, Professor White
spoke as President of the Society for
the Promotion of Engineering Educa-
tion at dedication ceremonies for
Northwestern's new Technological
In order that the 'blood donor'
quota for this area be filled during
the rush drive to be held June 24,
students wishing to donate blood are
urgently requested to sign up for
In all, 50 donors will be needed.
Those who desire to help the Red
Cross aid the victims of war and
other disaster may do so by signing
up for the drive sometime between
12:30 and 5 p.m. Friday at the table
on the Diagonal in front of the Main
In view of the fact that the day
set for the drive is not far off it is
urged that students or townspeople
over 21 sign up
Drove While Drugged-
Lost License For Life
BATTLE CREEK, June 16.-(A)-
State Police revoked a motorist's driv-
ing license "for life" yesterday in the
first case of its kind on record here.
Trooper Donald Cobb of the State
Police Traffic Division ordered the
license of Ray D. Norton revoked
after Norton pleaded guilty in jus-
tice court to driving his automobile
while under the influence of drugs.
Cobb said Norton might apply for a
new license at any time after six
months, providing he could accom-
pany his application with sworn
statements of two physicians that he
had not used drugs during the pre-
ceding half-year period.
'GREATEST AEF CONVOY' REACHES IRELAND - Unconcerned as their convoy arrives in
Northern Ireland, American soldiers--members of a n armored unit--gather on top of a pile of life rafts,
where a game of Chinese checkers is in progress. Th eir convoy, the greatest ever to carry American sol-
diers overseas, disembarked June 13. This picture w as sent by cable from London to the United States.
N E W S L O C A N-Jerry
McNamara carries the slogan
"Gentlemen Prefer Bonds" at the
opening of the war bond and
stamp drive at Steeplechase
Park, Coney Island, N. Y.
N A V Y H E R O W I T H M O V I E S T A R S-Lt. John D. Bulkeley (foreground, hand to
chin) sits with moviedom's Lt. Robert Montgomery (left) and Jimmy Cagney (right) at a night club.
Actress Lana Turner, wearing
war stamps corsage, sold war
bonds and stamps at San Fran-
cisco, Calif., as part of a tour
to boost Uncle Sam's treasury.
We have just received a large stock of
LOG LOG DECITRIG SLIDE RULES
And are still able to supply excellent
Pre-War DRAWING INSTRUMENTS
Engineering TEXT and REFERENCE books
n O T ONnATo WHERE AMERICAN VICTORIES ARE MANUFACTURED - Workmen at the Glenn L. Martin
ored cotton, twisted and strung plant near Baltimore put the finishing touches on B-26 medium bombers, sister ships of planes reported
with vari-shaped wooden beads. to have sunk a Japanese cruiser and torpedoed an aircraft carrier off the Aleutian Islands.
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