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THE MICHIGAN DAILY

'Brazen' Ballot-Stuffing Didn't Work

Campus Vote Decides Prom
Dress Will Be Semi-Formal

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p.m. The all-campus poll taken yester-
day to solve the problem of what to
L ra Inwear to the Summer Prom, has been
Linrary EXteut settled moderately but not without
brazen attempts at ballot-stuffing,
Present Exhibit such a pictured above.
The more conservative, or should
we say lazy, happily voted for a semi-
>0 Books Of The Year formal affair and won the struggle
by a margin of 51 votes. The final
Show To End Aug. 15 count showed 627 in favor of a ,for-
mal dance and 678 in favor of semi-
For a period through August 15, formal. In view of the fact that the
the University Library will continue poll was the central committee's
to exhibit in its main floor showcases
"50 books of the year" chosen by the .a i cdGp A ohts
American Institute of Graphic Arts.
It is an exhibit of the year's finest On Cam pusp
printing and binding. Selection, * *
based on the physical merits of the
books and not on literary quality,
was made by a special Graphic Arts Officers
jury from over 500 books submitted. Fred Betzhold was elected presi-
Lloyd A. Brown, curator of the dent of the engineering school senior
William L. Clements Library, is rep- class Tuesday, defeating James E.
resented in the collection with his Pierce, John R. Edelberg, Tom Cole
book, "Notes on the Care and Cata- man and Lyman Flook. Pierce, who
gTheM ,camne in second, automatically be-
comes Vice-President of the class.
The exhibition is one of several The engineers elected Brice Bow-s
circulated annually by the Institute man secretary. His opponent was
to stimulate interest in graphic arts. Blaie Newman. .C.F. Alexander de-
Juveniles, cook-books of an exotic feated William W. Swenson and
order, scholarly works, books of po- Frank Thorp to become Treasurer.
etry and handsome reprints of clas- *
sics are included in the collection
with prices ranging from one dollar Russian Film
to 40 dollars. "This Is The Enemy," a Russian
film that consists of episodes in the
war against Germany and is highly
Lose ~recommended by.New York critics,
will be presented here for Russian
Iy War Relief Aug;. 10, 14, 15.
PlanesIn July * * *
LONDON, Aug. 7 (Friday).-(WP)- orship Servce
ritain's aerial offensive against the An Inter-Denominational Worship
Service, the second sponsored by
xis during July showed practically Inter-Guild, will be held Sunday at
an even score despite bomber losses 8 p. m. at the Cedar Bend Fireplace.
gver Germany and occupied territory, This meditation service will be at-
-he RAF announced today in a re- tended by all the members of the in-
,iew Rf opeatonordthdeymonth. -dividual guilds, which will adjourn
riew of operations for the month, in time to attend.
In all theaters of operation-Eur-
>pe, the Middle East and the far- Chem Lab Blaze Brings
lung shipping lanes-the RAF in Fire Trucks To Rescue
.ermany and the occupied countriesr
ost the RAF 250 planes, while in de- A small fire caused by exploding
:ending Britain, the RAF destroyed benzene in a basement laboratory
.13 Nazi planes-55 of them over this brought three Ann Arbor Fire De-
ountry and 58 over the continent. partment trucks to the Chemistry
The review said weather conditions Building at 2:20 p.m. yesterday.
n July were "unexpectedly unfavor- The blaze, which began in an elec-
ible," but the bomber command op- tric still, was quickly brought under
rated against European targets on control by the city fire laddies with
8 days and 16 nights, the RAF as a no harm to any of the personnel and
vhole 23 days and 18 nights. about $35 damage to the premises.
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idea, they have decided to abide by
the decision of the carmipus-Summer
Prom shall be semi-formal.
Summer Prom will be held Aug. 21
in the Sports Building to the dance-
able tunes of Hal McIntyre and his
orchestra coming straight from a
week's engagement at Eastwood
Symphony Gardens in Detroit.
Ticket sale announcement in The
Daily will start the ball rolling on a
concentrated campaign to distribute
tickets to every fraternity, sorority,
league house, dormitory and rooming
house on campus, so watch The Daily
for explicit directions as to where
and when you may purchase your
ticket.
Teacher Sings
Oin Broadcast

Artist Paints
As Jap Planes
Fly Overhead
Chinese Painter Chang
Tells Rackham Group
Of War Experience
By BOB MANTHO
Chang Shu-Chi, one of the great-
est contemporary water color artists
in China, yesterday told how he pain-
ted his famous scroll of "The Hun-
dred Doves" while Jap dive-bombers
flew low over Chungking and "drop-
ped tons of explosives on the city.
Behind his simple statement that
"no dove was killed in the bombing"
was a full knowledges of long suffer-
ing in China and a deep belief that
someday war will leave his country,
allowing the people once more to fol-
low the peaceful philosophy pre-
scribed by their sage, Confucius.
The celebrated water color artist
left his home, his gardens and his
classes at the National Central Uni-
versity in Nanking last September to
come to the United States. He plan-
ned to return after a short stay
here.
Caught by War
But American entrance into the
war caught him in New York and
postponed a return trip to China.
Since then he has been traveling in
this country and exhibiting his
amazing water colors.
Before a small group of interested
observers yesterday, Chang Shu-Chi
demonstrated his technique on the
mezzanine floor 'of the Rackham
Building. On the walls hung many of
his paintings, done on scrolls in the
Chinese classical tradition. In fifteen
minutes, he had finished a rapid and
brilliantly-colored picture of birds
and flowers. He worked with quick,
deft strokes and used only one brush.
Chang Shu-Chi spoke briefly of
devastated cities in Eastern China
where Japanese planes had found
easy targets. He explained that uni-
versities were all being moved West.
"My university has been moved
fromn Nanking to Chungking," he
said. The buildings are in very poor
condition but the spirit of the stu-
dents is wonderful. 6,000 students
are enrolled now, much more than
formerly
He said he had taught bird and
flower painting at the National Cen-
tral'University for eleven years. "For
five years I had to work with a real
subject before me. Now everything
comes from my own imagination."
Talks To Loretta Young
Chang Shu-Chi spoke English in a
broken accent and joked about it.
"Once Loretta Young talked to me,"
he said. "Since I couldn't understand
her, I was afraid to open my mouth.
So I just looked at her. That was
pleasant enough."
Of the United States he had noth-
ing but superlatives-except for our
modern art. "I don't understand your
surrealism," he said. "But I hope to
come to' your country again."
He plans to spend the rest of the
year traveling in the United States
and Canada before he returns to
China and his work with Ministry of
Educatioii there.

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Occasionally in the letters and
other missives from men in the serv-
ice we find some amusing gems. From
Pvt. Alvin Dann, University gradu-
ate and former editorial director of
The Daily, now receiving basic
training before entrance into intel-
ligence service, comes this one.
The following is a direct quote
from a bulletin explaining to the
soldiers the meaning and purpose
of 'Our War.' This as you will see
is about the Aleutians. "the Ale-
tians are islands. The Aleutians
are many islands. They are sur-
rounded by water. All islands are
surrounded by water."
Here is another. "There is a
desert in Egypt and Libya. A des-
ert is all sand. It is sunny and hot
in the desert. The Axis and the
United Nations fight in the sand.
They fight in the hot sun."

Amazing, isn't it?
Five former Michigan students
were among the pilots graduating
from the Gulf Coast Air Force
Training Center recently in what
was said to be "the largest class in
history."
* * *
Graduating cadets are, Lt. Doug-
lass E. Barrett, '36-'37, Grandville,
Mich.; Lt. Robert A. Hahn, '35, Men-
omie, Wis.; Lt. Peter, J. Markham,
'34-'38, Highland Park; Lt. John K
Martin, '38-'41, Birmingham, and
Lt. 0. Williams, Jr., '36-'39, Battle
Creek.
Another University man to win
the coveted silver wings and a sec-
ond lieutenant's commission in the
Air Corps Reserve is Lt. Richard A.
McClurg of Chicago, Ill. McClurg
has successfully completed the Air
Force Advanced Flying School train-
ing, at Luke Field, Phoenix, Ariz.

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...MICHIGAN MILITARY MEN...
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Number 5 of a Series

Appearing Each Friday

"The Story of the Allenel's Food"

]Fresh ]Eastern Halibut

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David McClosky, instructor in the
School of Music, will present a song
recital on the regularly scheduled
University broadcast at 3:15 today.
The program will originate in Mor-
ris Hall and will be radiocast over
station WJR in Detroit.
Mr. McClosky has selected the fol-
lowing songs for his program: "Bor-
der Ballad" by Cowen; "If My Song
Had Wings," by Hahn; an old sea
song, "The Crocodile," an aria from
Verde's Rigoletto, "Pari Siamo," andj
Jerome Kern's "Old Man River."
He will be accompanied by Joan
Stevens, and George Irwin will an-
nounce the show.
The Children's Theatre show at
9 a.m. Saturday will be an original
show by Joy Wright and David Nor-
ten. The plot involves a little girl
who dreams she takes a trip to the
moon, and the program is entitled
"Lady In the Moon." Essentially a
musical-dramatic show, the program
includes songs written especially for
it by Miss Wright. Mr. Norten col-
laborated on the score.
Another in the United Nations
series of shows will be presented
immediately following the children's
show at 9:15 a.m. tomorrow. This
program is entitled "Alaska."

Our native eastern Halibut, one of the largest of our
eastern specie is emphatically a cold water fish -- found
in water varying from 32 to 45 degrees. They are large
mouthed, sharp toothed and are extremely active when
in pursuit of their prey, feeding on cod, 'haddock and
herring.
Delicious in flavor, the meat is pure white and very
flaky. Marinated in a bath of lemon juice, broiled to a
nice brown and garnished with parsley and lemon,
Allenel Halibut makes a most tempting dish.
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