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Eight Noted


Will Appear in



osa Johnson, Father Hubbard,
Lillian Glish Are Among Speakers-
Eight well-known men and women, including the Honorable Francis
B. Sayre, United States High Commissioner to the Phillipines, Osa Johnson,
noted for her adventure stories, and Joe Fisher, author on the Far East,
will speak in the Oratorical Series for 1944-45.
Others scheduled to lecture are Lillian Gish, star of stage and screen,
Madame Wei Taoming, wife of the Chinese Ambassador to the United
States, Elliot Janeway, editor of Fortune Magazine, Ruth Draper, actress,
and Father Hubbard, the Glacier Priest.
Sayre To Open Series.
The Honorable Francis B. Sayre pictures and on the stage for many
will open the series Nov. 16 with a years, will lecture on the subject
tak on "Our Relations with the "From Hollywood to Broadway"
Phbillippines after the War". Ap-
pointed to the Phillippine post in Nov. 30. She was starred in such
July, 1939, Sayre returned recently movie classics as "Birth of the Na-
to country in the exchange of dip- tion", "Broken Blossom", and "Or-
lomatic personnel between the United phans of the Storm".
States and Japan. Her stage appearanceshavebeenI

-carrying on their scientific and film
She has appeared in Ann Arbor
on two previous ccassians and is not-
ed for her colorful pictures of wild
animals. Her book "I Married Ad-
venture" was the Book-of-the-
Month-Club selection for June, 1940.
Mme. Wei To Speak
Madame Wei Taoming, the first
Chinese woman lawyer in Shanghai,
will speak on "The Future of China"
Jan. 11. Madame Wei has had wide
diplomatic ,experience and is well
known as a lecturer. An author of
many books, she was nominated as
president of the Shanghai District
Court and served as a member of the
Provincial Government of Kiangsu.
She was also a member of the Ex-
ecutive Yuan, and of the Commission
for the draft of China's Civil Code.
Two of her books are "The Constitu-
tional Movement in China", and "A
Girl From China".
An albe author and analyst of
public affairs, Elliot Jane will dis-
cuss present conditions in the Amer-
ican political scene. He has repre-
sented Time, Life and Fortune mag-
azines at the Republican and Demo-
cratic Natioal Conventions.
Ruth Draper will present her in-

Social Workers Have Important
Place in Post-War Counrities

"Social workers will inevitably play
a large part in psychiatric and medi-
cal social work after the war," Prof.
Arthur E. Wood, head of the sociol-
ogy department predicted.
During the war, there is obviously
a great demand for social workers,
he said. The Red Cross, war service
agencies and war employment agen-
cies, hospitals, community organiza-
tions are all vastly in need of trained
social workers.
"Butnafter the war, it will be even
more necessary that there be men
and women who understand people
he has finally evolved a new techni-
color motion picture, "Post-War
The lecture series will be conclud-
ed March 15, when Joe Fisher will
present an illustrated lecture en-
titled "Seething India". Fisher had
extensive theatre properties in Mal-
aya for fifteen years and has aprac-
tical knowledge of the Far East.

to work in community reorganiza-
tion, cohvalescent hospitals, employ-
Mnent agencies and related fields,"
Prof. Wood emphasized.-
A social worker should have a
solid foundation in the social sci-
ences from his first year in college,
he said. As a freshman and soph'o-
more, the student should take begin-
ning courses in political science, so-
These form a basis for advanced
courses in the junior and senior
ciology, economics and psychology.
It is wise for a social science major
to contemplate taking at least one
year of graduate work, although
many agencies are accepting stu-
dents who have earned their B.S.
only because of 'the war emergency.
The Institute of Public and Social
Administration in Detroit offers a
two years' program in the field of
social work in preparation for the
master's degree.

V-12 Quota...
(Continued from Page 1)
sible have classes with civilian stu-
dents and under civilian instructors.
Along with the V-12 trainees in
he Ship are former students, enlisted
in the Naval Reserve Officers Train-
ing Corps, called to active duty.
These NROTC students assumed the
same status of their Navy shipmates.
Capt. Richard Cassidy and a staff of
naval officers supervise the entire
Navy program on campus.
Upon completing the curriculum,
students are shipped out by the Nayy
to various training schools.
Beta, Cli Psi Were
First Fraternities
In 1845 Beta Theta Phi and Chi
Psi became the firstfraternities to
install chapters on the campus. A
log chapter house in the woods east
of the campus was built by Chi Psi
and it is believed to be the first chap-
ter house at any college.
Since Tappan's retirement in 1863
five men have headed the University.

... will appear here.

Prior to his entry into government
service, he was a professor of law at
IHarvard. From 1933 to 1939 he was
Under-Secretary of State and worked
closely with Secretary of State Cor-
dell lull in the formulation of re-
ciprocal trade treaties.
Z illian Gish Scheduled
Lillian Gish, a performer in motion

in "Uncle Vanya", "Hamlet" "The
Star Wagon", and most recently in
"Life with Father".
Osa Johnson will appear Dec. 12
with an illustrated lecture, "Tulagi
and the Solmon Islands". Follow-
ing an airplane crash which claimed
the life of her husband, Martin
Johnson, she dedicated her life to

imtable character sketches Feb. 6.
This will be her third appearance in
Ann Arbor.
Father Hubbard will present an-
other of his appearances on the lec-
tures series Feb. 20. From his years
of exploration and study of Alaska,

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