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SericeMen,
'U'Officials
ive Vesper
Army Unit Chorus To
Sing Sacred Anthem
For Sunday Concert
A patriotic vesper service sponsored
by the Army and Navy units and
University officials of the summer
session and term will be held for all

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Glide'.r-Towing Planes Get 'Swoose-Sweese' I nsignia

students, servicemen and townspeo-
ple from 7 to 8 p.m. Sunday at the
First Congregational Church.
Featured in the program will be
the 1694th Service Unit Chorus under
the direction of Mill Sawyer. Already
known for its musical offerings in
"Nips in the Bud" which recently
traveled to Willow Run, the chorus
will sing a sacred anthem for the
vespers.
Col. Carter Is Speaker
Lieut.-Col. Thomas M. Carter, dis-
trict chaplain for the Army Air
Forces Technical Training Com-
mand, will give the main address
on "This Liberty. Colonel Carter
at present is the supervising chap-
lain for all the Army Air Force unit
of six states.
Dr. Louis A. Hopkins, director of
the Summer Session, will preside
over the service, and will offer se-
lected readings from the Declaration
of Independence.
Christian To Open Program
The program will be opened by
Palmer Christian at the organ play-
ing the national anthem and Hardin
Van Deursen, professor of voice, will
offer Kipling's "Recessional."
The Rev. Chester Loucks of the
First Baptist Church will read the
Scripture and Dr. Edward W. Blake-
man, religious counselor for the Uni-
versity, will offer the prayer and
benediction.
The congregation will participate
in the service by singing the hymn,
"The Coming Race."
This vesper service is the first of
the series sponsored every summer
by the University.
Cpl. Harper Seeks
Camera Left in Car
A 36 mm. Argus camera which
was left in a blue Ford driven by a
University sophomore is being sought
by Cpl. R. C. Harper of Fort Custer.
The student, as described by Cor-
poral Harper, has blond hair, a light
complexion, is about 5 feet 10 inches
tall and weighs 180 pounds.. His
home is in Kalamazoo.
Anyone with information on the
whereabouts of the camera is asked
to contact The Daily.

Did you ever see a mother "swoose" towing her three baby "sweese"? There's a lot of it these days at
Grand Rapids airport, when LT. RICHARD KEEVY and other pilots arrive to pick up and tow new gliders to
a transport command base. The "swoose" and her "s weese" are the transport command's insignia. (Associ-
ated Press Photo.)

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Colonels Will
Address JAGs
Visiting Dignitaries To
Be Honored by Parade
Col. Marion Rushton, JAGD, as-
sistant to the Undersecretary of War,
and Col. James E. Morrisette, JAGP,
Chief of the Military Justice Divi-
sion of the Judge Advocate General's
Office, both of Washington, D.C.,
will visit the Judge Advocate Gen-
eral's School here today, it was an-
nounced by Col. Edward H. Young,
Commandant.
Colonel Morrisette is scheduled to
lecture this afternoon to a combined
audience of the 11th Officers Class
and the First Officer Candidate Class
on the general topic of "Military Jus-
tice." It is hoped that Colonel Rush-
ton will speak on contract procure-
ments aspects of his work in Wash-
ington.
To honor the visiting dignitaries a
retreat parade and review in which
personnel of both classes will par-
ticipate will be held at 5:30 p.m. to-
day on the Lawyers Club quadrangle.

High Calisthenic
Record Made by
Army Air Corps
Showing the results of their physi-
cal hardening programs, Army Air
Corps students at the University of
Michigan have compiled records that
made the Army calisthenic standards
appear Lilliputian in contrast.
In one of the outstanding instances,
Schonewald of section B holds the
record here in push-ups, doing 68,
while the Army standard is 23. He is
also tied with Hyman of the same
section for the sit-up mark, having
done 510 to the standard 33, but this
mark has been excelled many times
all over the country.
Dexter of section A also garnered
two records for himself, doing 130
squat-jumps to the standard 32, and
also marking up 22 pullups to the
standard 8. Another student from
the same section, Carlisle, took only
17 seconds for the pick-a-back, the
standard being 26 seconds.
Levantis, from the A section also,
turned in another of the more nota-
ble feats, running the 300-yard dash
in 32.5 seconds.

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NEWS ...by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
INSIDE, WASHINGTON
... by DREW PEARSON
OPINIONS .. by SAMUEL GRAFTON
We'd bet our last dollar that Drew Pearson and Samuel
Grafton are angling for top honors on Hitler's list of
Americans-to-be-executed.
Well, Hitler should be hopping mad at this year's
Michigan Daily -.we've signed both of them.
Der Fuehrer knows that Drew Pearson gives us a
steady diet of inside, exclusive Washington news.
He breaks into a cold sweat whenever he sees a
Grafton column, slugging it out day after day with the
men and ideas that are this nation's enemies.

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Grad IStd(enit
Tells Panama
War Policies
Velasquiey Slates tfis
Co irtry Ieogn zed
ap pThreat Long Ago
By MAVIS KENNEDY
"My country was one of the firs
in America to declare war against the
Axis," Osvaldo Velasquey, Grad., stu
dent from Panama, said yesterday
"Since the Pan-American ConferencE
which was held in Panama City in
1939, shortly after the second Worli
War began, my country has follower
a marked anti-axis policy.
"We realized," he continued, "tha
sooner or later Japan would be ir
war against the democracies. HencE
we considered the Japs as our ene
mies and we began to treat them at
such. Pearl Harbor was not a sur
prise for us; we expected something
like that.
"As we are a very small country
with a population of 600,000, we havE
not the capacity to organize an arms
and send it to the fighting fronts, bu
our cooperation with the Unitec
States to win the war is unlimited
we have provided bases for the de
fenSe of the Canal; we have provider
thousands of men to work in defensE
work, and all our natural resource;
are being used for defense work."
Velasquey also stated that "Sinc
the construction of the Canal, Pan-
ama has cooperated with the United
States in a loyal and effective man-
ner for the maintenance and defense
of the Canal. Since then some dif-
ficulties have arisen between both
countries which as yet have not been
resolved. The main difficulty that
we have encountered is the marked
difference of rights which exists in
the Canal Zone between our people
and the people of the United States.
"We are fighting for freedom and
democracy," he added, "hoping that
when victory comes, democratic prin-
ciples will rule the relations between
the countries."
Servicemen Test Rafts
WASHINGTON, June 29.-(/P)---
Army and Navypersonnel were de-
liberately' cast adrift on rubber life
rafts off Cape Fear, N.C., within the
past week, the Navy reported today,
in order to test, new ideas in life
saving equipment under conditions
approaching those of actual war.
Treasury Casts Balance
WASHINGTON, June-29.--')-
The Treasury was casting up balance
sheets today on an $80,000,000,000
year-most costly fiscal period in the
world's history.

MICHIGAN MEN AT WAR
News of former University of bardier wings from the Roswell, Robert L. Brigham, of Lancaster,
Michigan students who have gone to N.M., Army Air Field. N.Y., was commissioned a second
war keeps rolling into The Daily. Ensign John E. Moser, U.S.N.R., a lieutenant in the. Army on May 26
Much of it is sent from the public former instructor at the University and is now assigned for duty with
relations offices of the various bran- of Michigan, is now on duty at the the Signal Corps.. He attended the
ches of service, but it also comes from U.S. Navy Pre-Flight school at Ath- U. of Michigan from 1939 to 1943 and
ens, Ga. training aviation cadets in was a member of the American Insti-
friends and relatives. If you know the intensive twelve-week course of tute of electrical engineers, Pi Tau P1
of information concerning former study and conditioning. Sigma of the R:O.T.C., and Alpha Phi
students in the services send it in. It Ensign Moser graduated from the Omega, honorary fraternity.
will be more than welcome. University of Michigan. in 1938 and Fletcher H. Johnson, of Middle-
Private Peter Frantz, of Sagi- later received his master's here. After port, N.Y., received the silver wings
naw, now stationed at Fort McClel- graduation he served as an instructor of a flying officer and a comnis-
Ian, Ala., shot a 184 out of a pos- in basic English and speech in the sion as a second lieutenant In the
sible 210 to hang up one of the University college of engineering. A smy Air Forces at the Columbus
highest scores in his battalion and Michigan Women at War- Eliz- Army Flying School May 28. Lt.
qualify for the expert's medal on abeth Ann Lawrence, of Ann Arbor, Johnson entered pilot training last
the rifle range at the Infantry Re- who attended the University from June '42 and attended flying
placement Training Center there. 1940 to 1943, recently enlisted in schools at Helena, Ark., and Bain-
A thorough course is given in the the Waves and will shortly be bridge, Ga., before his graduation
care and use of the many Infantry called into service. at the advanced flying school near
weapons which the modern foot- The new WAVE will be sent to Columbus, Miss. Before he en-
soldier employs when he goes into Hunter College, N.Y., for recruit listed for pilot training he had
combat as a first-class fighting training and then will have the attended, in addition to the Uni-
Pivate Frantz was inducted into opportunity to take specialist train- versity, Harvard University, and
the Army April 6 while a student ing at one of the many Waves and the University of Buffalo.
at the University of Michigan ar- Spars schools established at col- Meyer Davis, of Toledo, 0., on the
chitectural school. Frantz is a leges, naval hospitals, and air bas- 21st of this month was promoted
member of Alpha Delta Phi fra- es throughout the country, from second to first lieutenant at
ternity. Harry Levine, of Brooklyn, N.Y,, Fort Sheridan, Ill. He was formerly
Junior Night Editor of The Michigan the classification officer at the Re-
Walter L. Weeks, of Utica, N.Y., Daily before he left school, was cruit Reception Center there. Lt.
of Corporal. A former student at granted leave following completion Davis is a graduate of the University
the University of Michigan, Corporal of his basic training at the U.S. Nav- of Michigan where he also obtained
- Weeks is now stationed at the Army al Training Station, Sampson, N.Y. his master's degree. Before entering
Bluejacket Levine is now eligible for the Army he taught English litera-
AirJBase, Alamogordo, N.M. further assignment where additional ture in the Woodard high school in
John E. Wade, who received his specialized instruction will be given. Toledo.
law degree here at the University Aviation Cadet T. C. Sullivan, of Second Lieutenant Robert M-
in 1940, on June 9 was commis- Newton Centre, Mas., recently won Lean Behr, of Grosse Point Shores,
sioned a second lieutenant at the those coveted "Wings of Gold" and a former, student at the Uni-
Medical Administrative Corps offi- when he was commissioned a See- versity, has reported to the Varls-
emer candidate school. Following ond Lieutenant in the Army Air bad Army Air Field, Carlsbad.
the graduation, which featumred Forces at Turner Field, Albany, N.M., where he will be a student in
an address by Brig. Gen. Roy C. Ga. the Air Forces Central Instructors
Heflebower, the new lieutenants Two former University of Michigan School for Bombardiers.
were granted 10-day graduation
students on May 26 were commis-
leaves,.tdnso a 6wr oms Two former Michigan student,
sioned as second lieutenants at the both of GrosserPointe, won their cov
Unique among schools of the Army Medical Administrative Corps officer eted Navy "Wings of Gold" when
t Air Forces is the navigation school at candidate school at Camp Barkley, they graduated June 19 from the
e the Carlsbad Army 'Air Field, Carls- Tex. They were Seymour Schwartz' Naval Air Training Center at Corpus
bad, N.M. All students at the Carls- of Philadelphia, and Robert Noel, Jr. Christi, Tex., and were commissioned
bad school-the only one of its kind of Vandergrift, :Pa. ensigns in the U.S. Naval Reserve.
--are commissioned bombardiers who Out of the sunbaked Southwest They were Charles P. Hines of the
come there to receive a special in-
n e e corei ea reconin- recently rose another sky-darken- Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity here
tensified course in dead reckoning ing swarm of fighting pilots to sup- and Richard D. Emory of the Sigma
training they are able to direct a plement America's air forces as the Phi fraternity.
tplane to its objective and to drop AAF Gulf Coast Training Center's
bombs on any precise spot. ten advanced flying schools award- Cat. Peterson Moved
n sed silver wings to its fifth 1943
e Included among recent gradu- class, of graduation flyers. Three Capt. Leonard W. Peterson, assis-
- ates of the Carlsbad school were former Michigan students were tant professor of military science
s Lt. Leslie A. Lewis, of Greenville, commissioned Second Lieutenants and tactics and head of the ROTO
and also a former student of the on May 24: Peter M. Wege, of-Ann engineering unit, has been tran=
g University of Michigan, and Lt. Arbor, received his gold bars from ferred to a new assignment and has
Harvey Levenberg, of Mt. Clemens, the Eagle Pass Flying School, Rich- left Ann Arbor. A graduate in me
Y also a former University student. 'ard L. Gouzie, of Detroit, received chanical engineering in 1939 from
e Lt. Lewis had received his bom- his from Moore Field Flying School, the Michigan State College of Mines
Y bardier wings from the Victorville, and David M. Friend, also of De- and Technology, Capt. Peterson.
t Calif., Bombardier School, while troit, received his gold bars from served on the University staff since
d Lt. Levenberg received his bom- the Lubbock Flying School. 1940.
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