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Japs Destroy Manila 'U'
In Making Last Stand
University of Tsing Hua Continues Despite
Complete Destruction by Japanese Bombs
These are the fourth and fifth in a series of articles on foreign universi-
ties under consideration for adoption. Information concerning the Univer-
sity of the Philippines was supplied by Rafaelita Soriano, a former student
there and now a graduate student here. A Michigan student who left the
University of Tsing Hua in January of this year furnished the information
for the article Tsing Hua.
Students, Faculty Make Chinese Transport School
Plans For Reconstruction 3,000 Miles From Peiping
Eight buildings, all nearly the size In 1937, when the Japanese entered
of Angell Hall, composed the cam- the city of Peiping, students at the
pus of the University of the Philip- University of Tsing Hua moved 2,000
pines in Manila, attended by about miles to the city of Chang Sha to con-
8,000 students. tinue their studies.
Every year the University sent ex- They traveled by foot, in boats, and
change professors to the United on bicycles, transporting, their books
States, and most of the teachers sent and laboratory equipment, to set up
in return came from the University a school-until Japanese bombs forc-
of Michigan. Prof. Harley Bartlett, ed them to move on another 1,000
chairman of the botany department miles to Kunming.
and the late Prof. Joseph Hayden of Build New School
the political science department were They built a new school of one
among those who taught at the Uni- story houses. But there the Japa-
versity of the Philippines. nese planes came too, destroying the
Michigan Graduates houses and killing students and
The Philippinesian, student publi- faculty members, until the United
cation, was modeled after the Daily. States Air Forces established a base
All of the female members of the at Kunming in 1942. After that the
faculty had been educated at Michi- Japs came no more.
gan, most of them recipients of Bar- Some supplies were sent from Bur-
bour scholarships. ma-a few books to go along with
At the start of the war, many of those that were left after the migra-
the students who had enlisted in the tion-a little meat to eat with their
R. O. T. C. joined the United States rice.
Army. Of the students who were Water Polluted
left when Manila fell Jan. 2, 1942, They had no oil for their lamps, so
some were taken prisoner. The rest after dark they studied by the street
took to the mountains and organized lamps. The water from the wells
guerilla forces. The first communi- was polluted so they had to boil it
cation Gen. MacArthur received from for drinking purposes.
inside the Philippines was from these The University of Tsing Hua is
students telling him that they would now one of a unit of three universi-
wait for the Americans to return. ties in the National Southwest Asso-
Buildings Demolished ciation of Universities. The hope of
When the Americans did return to the students is to re-establish the
liberate the islands, the Japs made University after the war at its origi-
their last stand in the buildings of nal cite of Peiping. But, even today,
the University-and the buildings they continue to study, in spite of the
were totally demolished. lack of books, laboratory equipment,
Today, with all the books and lab- food and clothing.
oratory equipm ent gone, the students ----ea _ai t____
and faculty members are planning to *
rebuild their school. Already, pro- l .e C
fessors are beginning to teach in pub-
lic buildings and in their homes. But Kennedy G oes
they need books to study, and they J
lack building materials to reconstruct
their school. To Notre Dame
Center H onors Marne Capt. Verne C Kennedy
Jr., Eng., '42, left Ann Arbor yester-
day for Notre Dame University where
Guest Tr eac hers he will continue giving indoectrina-
tion lectures to NROTCs on the func-
Professors Visiting tions of the Marine Corps.
Capt. Kennedy's itinerary will take
School of Education him to Northwestern University, the
University of Minnesota and Mar-
The Visiting Professors at the quette University. He will spend
School of Education will be guests of three weeks at each school.
honor at the weekly International A veteran of 27 months Southwest
Center tea from 4 to 5:30 p. m. EWT Pacific Duty, Capt. Kennedy parti-
3 to 4:30 p. m. CWT) today. cipated in the Bougainville, Iwo Jima,
Prof. George L. Anderson of the and Guam campaigns. Recently, he
Jniversity of Minnesota; Dr. Harry was awarded a letter of commenda-
. Baker, Director of the Psychologi- tion for "meritorius and efficient per-
al Clinic of the Ietroit Public formance of duty as regimental sur-
,chools; W. A. Blatz, Director of the vey officer during operations of Iwo."
.nstitute of Child Stndy at the Uni- Capt. Kennedy, bolder of the
ersity of Toronto; Prof. John S. Bronze Star Medal, was a member of
Brubacher of Yale University; Prof. Sigma Chi while attending the Uni-
Gera Certis of Oberlin University; versity.
nd Dean Mowat G. Fraser of Win - riy._
hrop College are among those invit-
The list continues with Prof. Earl u hven
-. Kelly of Wayne University; Dr. (continued from Page r)
rames M. McCallester of Herzl Jun-___ _dr P )
or College; F. D. McClusky, Director
f Scarsborough School; Prof. Wil- universities should pass a thorough
iam J. Sanders of New Haven Teach- health examination before coming to
rs College; Miss Marie Skodak, Di- this country, and should have ade-l
ector of the Flint Guidance Center; quate health insurance."
Jr. Harry J. Steel of State Teachers 3) Orientation and admission.

college, Buffalo; and Prof. David M. President Ruthven suggested that
Grout of Central Michigan College of students selected should come to the
ducation are the invited professors. United States before the beginning1
Mrs. Arthur Moehlman, wife of of the school year, to be oriented at
'rof. Moehlman of the School of Ed- designated colleges.
cation, will pour. 4) Financial considerations. Presi-
dent Ruthven pointed out that the1
[nstallation of Parking differential between the tuition fees
of a given university and the per cap-
Vleters Is Recommended ita cost of instruction often runs as
The installation of parking meters high as three to one. He recom-
a Ann Arbor and the acquisition of mended that private agencies now
nore parking lots were recommended lending aid to foreign students be{
esterday by the board of directors encouraged to continue and expand
f the Chamber of Commerce. their programs.
The recent parking meter poll re- 5) Housing. "Favorable housing, if
'ealed that 143 of the 205 members necessary new dormitories at govern-
eturning the poll favored parking ment expense, should be available."
peters in the city business districts, 6) Preparation in English. "They
nd 58 were opposed. Downtown should have a fair command of Eng-
nerchants registered predominantly lish before coming, and if necessary,
n favor of installation, whereas cam- special classes in English should be
us merchants opposed the plan by established."4
4 ten to nine majority. 7) Courses of instruction. "Foreignl
students must be prepared to adopt
JSO Entertains Guests themselves to our educational pro-
cedures, but our educators should
Sixty-one wounded World War II also be prepared to make such well-
eterans from Percy Jones Hospital considered changes in our courses
a Battle Creek visited Ann Arbor as may be suggested by the educa-l
esterday .as guests of the local USO. tional theories of other nations.

'U Alumnae
Club Surveys
Fall Housing
One New League
House Will Open
Two sections of town were covered
in the week-long housing survey con-
ducted by 19 women of the Univer-
sity Alumnae club, and one house
was found which will be converted in-
to a league house next fall, the of-
fice of the Dean of Women announc-
No vacancies were available at 353
of the 431 places visited, but 48 reveal-
ed possibilities which will be followed
up. Fifteen houses have space for
undergraduate girls and ten for grad-
uate students. Five houses will take
a girl who will work for room and
The survey covered approximately
20 blocks on both sides of the street
in two different areas, one near to
and one far from campus.
The surveyors said that Ann Ar-
bor has "just about" reached a satu-
ration point as to student housing.
Prof. T hroop
To Speak at
Hillel Services
Prof. Palmer Throop of the history
department will speak on the topic
"Judaism and the Hellenic Tradition"
during the sabbath eve services at 8
p. m. EWT (7 p. m. CWT) tomor-
row at the Hillel Foundation.
Prof. Throop will discuss Philo, the
Jew, and his contributions to Jewish
thought. Stressing the continuity of
the idea of the patronage of learn-
ing in Jewish tradition, he will pres-
ent the thesis that the continuity
was assured because of the intellec-
tual contributions of Jewish scholars
during this period.
Rabbi Jehudah M. Cohen, Founda-
tion Director, assisted by A/S Eugene
Malitz and Benson Jaffee, will con-
duct services, which will be followed
by a social hour and refreshments.
Honor Society
To Initiate 35
New Members
Thirty-five women will become
members of the Phi Lambda Theta
national honorary education society,
at the initiation to be held tonight
(Thursday, July 26) at 7:00 p. m.
EWT in the Rackham Building.
Those admitted are: Nora M. Al-
bright, Wyandotte; Viola C. Althoff,
Grosse Pointe; Dorothy E. Anderson,
Ann Arbor; Iris E. Andrews, Ypsi-
lanti; Louise Arey, East Lansing;
Bernadine Cervinski, Bismarck,
North Dakota; .Nellie E. Bird, Ply-
mouth; Eugenia Chen, New York
City; Marian Coy, Traverse City:
Helen Crandell, Morrice;'Eleanor C.
Dallatore, Ann Arbor; Jane A. Demp-
st'er, Bay City; Ada V. Dietz, Mon-
roe; Mary Ellerman, Evansville, Ind.;
Marian Gale, Northville; Marie Har-
dy, Fremont; Martha Jane Howard,
Ludington; Margaret E. Jones, Os-
ceola, Arkansas; Ottilia Kaminske,
Hastings; Dorothy M. Kemp, Port
Huron; Jean Marian LaChapelle,
Green Bay, Wis.; Grace M. Larsen,

Dearborn; Ariel C. Leach, Middle-
town, Missouri; Joanne M. Ling, Ann
Arbor; Isabel MacLaren, Port Huron;
Eleonor M. Mellert, Cleveland; Mar-
tha E. Pfund, Toledo; Helen K. Rapp,
Fort Wayne, Ind.; Matilda S. Rubin,
Detroit; Alice Schert, Sault Ste. Ma-
rie; Grace Schroth, Champaign, Ill.;
Elizabeth K. Scofield, Ithica, N. Y.;
Arlene L. Sollenberger, Osborne,
Kan.; Genevieve Struthers, Monroe;
Genevieve Trainham, Detroit.
A reception will follow the initia-
tion, at which Dr. Marguerite Hall
of the School of Public Health, who,
as National Treasurer recently at-
tended a regional meeting i in New
York, will speak on "Being a Pi
Lambda Thetan."
The officers of the local chapter
are Mrs. Raymond Laird, President;
Miss Marie Turner, Vice-President;
Miss Alberta Wadey, Coresponding
Secretary; Miss Nancy Reber, Re-
cording Secretary; Miss Cynthia
Jones, Treasurer. Faculty advisers
for the group are Miss Katharine
Hill and Miss Helen Ryder of the
University High School.

Conference Program
These are the remaining lectures of the Conference on the
United States in the Postwar World, now being sponsored by the
Summer Session Office for clarification of some of the problems that
underlie the peace. The afternoon lectures will be held at 4:10 p. m.
EWT (3:10 p. m. CWT) and the evening lectures at 8:15 p. m. EWT
(7:15 p. m. CWT) in the Rackham Amphitheatre unless otherwise
Afternoon: Charles E. Phillips, "Canadian-American Experience
in Educational Co-operation."
Evening: Alfred L. Burt, "Canada as a Test of Co-operation be-
tween the United States and the British Commonwealth."
Afternoon (1:30 p. m. CWT., in Room 316-20 of the Michigan
Union): Reginald G. Trotter, "Problems in the Relations of the
United States and Canada," followed by a symposium on Canadian-
American relations under the chairmanship of Russell A. Stevenson.
Evening: Joseph E. Johnson, "American Security and World Se-
Afternoon: Henry M. Kendall, "Problems in the Relations of the
United States and the Low Countries."
Evening: Kenneth S. Latourette, "Problems of Religious Co-opera-
Afternoon: Andrew Lobanov-Rostovsky, "Problems in the Rela-
tions of the United States and Russia."
Evening: Hayward Keniston, "Problems in the Relations of the
United States and Latin America."
Afternoon: George Kiss, "Problems in the Relations of the Unit-
ed States and Southeastern Europe."
Evening: Waldo Leland, "Problems of Intellectual Co-operation."
Afternoon: Charles M. Davis, "Problems in the Relations of the
United States and the Southwest Pacific."
Evening: Dwight L. Dumond, "The Conflict of Tradition and
Ideals in American Life."
Afternoon: Frank L. Huntley, "Problems in the Relations of the
United States and Japan."
Evening (Hill Auditorium): Homer Ferguson, "The Role of the
United States Senate in Framing the Peace."
Frazer, Kaiser Join Forces
To Produce Low Price Cars

Paul Gauguin'
T Be Subject
Of Payro Talk
Art Critic Will Review
French Impressionist
Julio Payro, Argentine art critic
and now visiting instructor in the
fine arts department, will speak at
the French Club meeting at 8 p. m.
E'WT (7 p. m. CWT) today in Alumni
Memorial Hall, on the subject, "Paul
Having written several volumes on
the history of art, Payro is conduct-
ing courses in contemporary French
and Argentine art at the present
time. He is in this country now by
virtue of his receiving a State De-
partment Travel and Maintenance
Award and since his arrival in this
country one month ago, he has toured
several American cities, viewing the
more famous art museums and col-
Payro has spent over 20 years in
Europe and is recognized as a keen
expert of contemporary French art.
The lecture will be illustrated with
slides and following the lecture, there
will be a social hour in the grill room
of the League.
Paul Gauguin, a modern French
impressionist painter was the hero of
Somerset Maugham's novel, "Moon
and Sixpense."
Arthur Named
Dogan Arthur was elected president
and Tom Heaton secretary at a re-
cent meeting of the Interfraternity
Fraternity district leaders were also
chosen. James Cotner will represent
district one; Edward Kane, district
three; Douglas James, district four;
and Paul Prill, district five. Dogan
Arthur is from district two.
Fred Matthaei, who was originally
elected president is now at Great
Lakes, Ill., recuperating from an ill-

Menton Cites
Race Problems
At IRA Meeting
"Labor has made efforts to clean
its own house of racial discrimination
and has also attempted to write non-
discrimination clauses into con-
tracts," Stoyan M. Menton, instruct-
or of the Workers Education Service,
said before a meeting of the Inter-
Racial Association.
Mr. Menton, formerly education di-.
rector of the Ford Highland Park
Local' (UAW-CIO), claimed, "A good
job has been done within the factory,
but the job remains to be done in the
community. Nobody has done
Mr. Menton told how favorable
economic conditions have eliminated
prejudice to some extent, but warn-
*ed that there would be flare-ups as
the reconversion program went into
"Non-segregation of workers in the.
plant and union has helped in the
fight against dis.crimination. As people
* get to understand each other, discri-
mination becomes less.
Mr. Menton spoke in place of Prank
Marquard, educational director of the
International Union, United Auto-
mobile, Aircraft and Agricultural Im-
plement Workers of America (UAW-
CIO), Local No. 212, who could no$
speak as previously scheduled.
This Summer!
T ''The Sky's the
Flying Service
Ann Arbor Airport
Charter Service
PHONE 25-8828

DETROIT, July 25-Joseph W. Fra-
zer, president of Graham-Paige Mot-
ors Corporation, announced tonight
that he and Henry J. Kaiser, west
coast ship builder, had entered into
a partnership for the production of a
new lightweight, low-priced auto-
The new corporation, to be owned

jointly by Kaiser interests and Gra-
ham-Paige Motors Corp. will be
known as the Kaiser-Frazer Corpora-
tion. It will produce on the Pacific
coast a full-size, light-weight, low-
cost car to be known as the "Kaiser."
Another, larger automobile in the
medium price bracket will be known
as the "Frazer."


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