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.3. I1II~Af~ HAIL!

State Provides'
For Tax Study
Recipient To Submit
Reports on Problems
A fellowship for research on prob-
lems of state taxation has been es-
tablished by the University, Profes-
sor Robert S. Ford, director of the
Bureau of Government, announced
Sponsored by the Michigan State
Department of Revenue, the fellow-
ship will provide a grant of either
$800 to $1,000 to a student seeking
a master's degree or one of $1,000 to
$1,2000 to a candidate for a doctorate,
and will extend for a period of one
The recipient of the fellowship, to
be awarded each fall, will be re-
quired to prepare a series of special
reports under the guidance of Pro-
fessor Ford, for submissiond tothe
Department of Revenue. In addition,
any student taking the Institute of
Public Administration curriculum,
who receives the fellowship will be
allowed to offer anyt reatise develop-
ed from the special reports in ful-
fillment of the requirements for
either the master's or doctorate de-
gree in Public Administration.
All students, who possess a bach-
elor's degree in political science, eco-
nomics, or business administration
and are interested in qualifying for
the fellowship should submit their
applications to Professor Ford at
the Bureau of Government office,
Rm. 2220A, Haven Hall.
Olson Gives Advice
Oi Child Learning
Children must be interested in
learning before they can be taught
to read, Prof. Willard C. Olson told
students in the School of Education
Prof. Olson is director of research
in child development at the educa-
tion school.
Children cannot learn at the same
rate, he declared, any more than
they can be expected to eat the same
amount of food, regardless of their
differences in size.
Shoe Industry May
Have to Close Down
NEW YORK, July 31--P)-The
National Shoe Manufacturers Asso-
ciation said today that practically the
entire shoe industry will be forced
to close down unless OPA acts quick-
ly to adjust the prices of hides.

Dean of Wayne
Cites Society's
Duty to Children
Lee Notes Importance
Of Special State Aid

'U' Flying Club Members Will
Take Part in FlightAcross State

Rhoda Crooks, Dalton McAlister,
Arthur K. Miller and one other mem-
ber of the University Flying Club
were chosen to take two of the club's
ships on a ,Dawn Patrol to Benton
Harbor Sunday, at yesterday's meet-

A club picnic to Portage Iake Fri-
day, Aug. 9, was. also planned at the
meeting. Miss Crooks, social chair-
man of the club, explained that there
would be swimming and dancing and
refreshments would be served. The
picnic will begin early in the after-
noon and transportation arrange-
ments are being made with members
who have cars.
Other club business was discussed.


ANDERSON EXPLAINS COFFEE PAYMENT - Eivind Anderson (left), Tacoma, Wash., defense contractor,
tells Mead Comnuittee at hearing, in Washington, details of $2,500 payment to Rep. John M. Coffee (D-
Wash) (right), in 1941. Paul Olson (center), Coffee's former secretary, listens.

AVC Chairman
Will Speak to
Lutheran Group
Willow Village AVC chairman Al-
lan Weaver will speak today before
the Young Men's Group of the Christ
Lutheran Church on "The Church
and Organized Veteran's Activities
in Willow Village."
The group will meet at 7:30 at 2355
Holmes Road, the home of Rev. Rob-
ert A. Boettger, assistant pastor for
all Lutheran students of the Uni-
versity. The group, which meets on
alternate Thursdays, has already dis-
cussed "Price Control" and "The
Christian Attitude toward Labor Dis-
Rev. Boettger is pastor of the Christ
Lutheran Church on Midway Road,
the only Protestant church inside the
village at present. Other activities
of the church include a women's
Chapel Guild and a church choir.
League Invites All
To Bridge Parties
Students are invited to bring part-
ners for contract bridge at 7:30 p.m.
every Thursday evening at the Michi-
gan League.
Director of the bridge parties, is
Mrs. S. J. Shank. Interested students
can call Mrs. Shank at 3266 for par-

Unusually Large Sun Spot Will
Remain Visible Until Sunday

The second largest sun spot ob-
served this year will disappear from
sight by Sunday because of the sun's
The spot, which has been causing
interruption of long distance short
wave radio transmission, was des-
cribed by Orren C. Mohler, assistant
professor of astronomy. It is about
140,000 miles long and 40,000 miles
wide, or about 10 per cent smaller
than a sun spot noted Feb. 1, which
was the largest spot ever measured.
This spot is large enough to be ob-
served by looking through smoked
glass or exposed photographic film,
or on a foggy day by looking at the
sun with the naked eye providing the
fog isn't too thick.
1946 may be a peak year for sun
spots, according to Mohler. A period
of maximum sun spot activity and
size is reached about every 11 years.
Mahler is assistant astronomer at
the University's McMath-Hulbert Ob-
servatory at Lake Anglus, near Pon-
tiac, considered one of the world's
leading observatories for solar study.
No one knows what causes sun
spots, according to Mohler, who des-
cribes a sun spot as being an area
on the sun's surface that is rela-
tively cooler than the rest of the sun
but still "very hot."





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vate Life of the Gannets" directed by
Julian Huxley. Thursday, Friday,
Rackham Auditorium, 8:30 p.m.
Tickets available at Wahrs and Ul-
rich's bookstores and 45 minutes be-
fore the show in lobby of League.
Men's Education Club baseball
series Thukrsday, August 1, at 4:00
p.m. at South Ferry Field.
International Center: Due to re-
decorating, the International Cent-
Vacations Impair,
Vets' Job Prospects
Veterans who are 'resting' now, be-
fore they go into industrial or other
employment are deliberately ruining
their future prospects of employ-
ment, via the 'seniority' route, ac-
cording to Lawrence Hamberg, man-
ager of the U.S. Employment Service
office in Ann Arbor.
"Every major plant which is org-
anized by unions today, has a clause
in its contract which protects the
seniority of its employees, and while
many veterans are vacationing other
workers are procuring employment
and building up seniority which pro-
tects them against future layoffs,"
Hamberg said. "When the veteran is
hired later on, he will find himself
at the bottom of the seniority list
and at the same time his unemploy-
ment benefits built up through work-
ing will be smaller."
Michigan Couples Set
New Marriage Record
LANSING, July 31--(R)-Michigan
couples traveled to the altar in record
numbers this June, Dr. William De-
kleineState Health Commissioner,
reported today.
There were 10,965 June brides com-
pared with the previous record of 6,-
982 in 1937. Marriages for the first
half of 1946 totaled 36,262 compared
with 19,796 in the same period last

er's weekly informal tea will be held
in Rms. 316-320 in the Michigan
Union at 4:30 p.m. on Thursday,
August 1. Foreign students, their
friends, and all interested persons are
cordially invited to attend. Language
tables will convene.
Coming Events
Association Coffee Hour will be
held in the Lane Hall Library from
4:30 to 6:00 on Friday.
Visitors' Night will be held at
Angell Hall Observatory Friday,
August 2 from 8:30 to 10:30. The
Moon, Venus, and Jupiter will be
shown if the night is clear. Children
must be accompanied by adults.
Saturday Luncheon Discussion
group will meet in Lane Hall at 12:15.
Reservations may be made for the
luncheon by calling 4121 Ext. 2148
before Saturday.
Pi Lambda Theta initiation will be
held in the Assembly Room of- the
Rackham Building on Saturday,
August 3 at 3:00 p.m., instead of on
Tuesday, July 30, as previously an-

French Club: The fifth meeting
of the French Club will be held Mon-
day, August 5, at 8 p.m. in Rm. 305
of the Michigan Union. Mr. Richard
Picard, of the Romance language de-
partment, will lead a general discus-
sion on the subject: "Quel message
de' 1'Amerique dois-je rapporter en
France?" Group singing. Social hour.
Spanish Teas: Every Tuesday and
Friday, language tables will convene
in the League cafeteria at 4 p.m. for
informal conversation practice. On
Thursdays, the group will meet at
the International Center at 4 p.m.
All stud~mts interested it practicinv
Spanish conversation are invited to
International Center: Due to re-
decorating, the weekly tea dance this
Friday will be cancelled. The in-
formal tea dances will be resumed
next Friday, August 9, at 4 p.m. in
the Recreation Room of the Inter-
national Center.
The Classical Coffee Hour will be
held Friday, August 2, at 4:00 p.m.
in the West Conference Room of the
Rackham Building. All who are inter-
ested are invited to attend.



Hoagy Carmichael swings out in his scintillating
album, "Stardust". . . and Tommy Dorsey's "Star-
maker" is now available. You will recall he has with
him in this album, Jo Stafford, Sinatra, Ziggy Elman
and the Pied Pipers . . . There are some slick new
Musicraft discs, Artie Show's "I Got the Sun in the
Morning" . . . Georgie Auld's "Route 66" and Phil
Brito's "The Gypsy."
Don't miss Freddy Martin's "To Each His Own".. .
See you at the...


Plenty of 'Coke'



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