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Emphasis May
Hurt Children
Prof. Woody Warns
Teachers, Parents
Too much emphasis on achieve-
ment and failure may be injurious
to children, according to Prof.
Cliffcrd Woody, of the education
"Teachers and parents should
avoid having so much concern
about the level of the child's
achievement that it causes the
child to become depressed and to
desire to free himself from home
and school relationships," he com-
mented in an education school lec-
ture yesterday.
He called attention to the per-
sonal relationship between the
pupil and the teacher and em-
phasized the concern for achieve-
ment that is characteristic of the
normal child.
Opposite Factor
"Over-anxiety on the part of
parents is one factor which makes
many children unhappy, however
he suggested that parents having
no concern about the child's level
of achievement are more injuri-
ous to the child's development
than those that show over-anx-
"Poor achievement may be the
reflection of poor personality ad-
justment in the home or commu-
nity," he said.
Maladjustment, socially, may
manifest itself in the lack of op-
portunity to escape the school sit-
uation, whereas there is some es-
cape from the home problem for
the child, according to Prof.
Pointing out that the normal
child is constantly faced with dif-
ficult tasks involving the possibil-
ity of failure, Prof. Woody de-
clared that the very preseence of
these difficulties frequently pro-
vides a great stimulus to the child
and to his personality develop-
Marionette Tickets
Will Go On sale
Tickets for a marionette pro-
gram by the Willow Run Puppet
Troupe will go on sale at Willow
Village tomorrow.
Two attractions, "Jack and the
Bean Stalk" and "Little Red Rid-
ing Hood," will be presented by the
troupe Tuesday, August 24, at the
Simmonds School, Willow Village.
Performances will be given at 4
and 7:30 p.m.
The group is composed of 16 chil-
dren, aged eight to 14, who con-
structed the puppets and wrote the
shows under the supervision of
Mrs. Jacques De Laurier. The pro-
gram is sponsored by the Willow
Run Resident Council.


Wanderers Find Adventure
Waiting in Paris Latin Quarter
(EDITOR'S NOTE: This is the first boat-train into the strange and
of a series of articles by two former -
Daily editors now in Europe.) bewildering turmoil of a Paris
railroad station-where even the
By JACK MARTIN and little children speak French -
ARCHIE PARSONS these neophytes in the art of Eu-
PARIS, France, July 18-(De- ropean travel are rescued by a 24-
layed)-The American Express year old saviour who has been in
Office here may be a haven to the the business for years.
rank-and-file United States tour- He is Henri Jacqz, the brilliant
ist, but a small important minor- executive secretary of the French
4ty turns to an unprepossessing I.S.S. It is his job to act as in-
hotel just above the Latin Quar- terpreter, hotel manager, travel
ter on "Boul Mich" (Blvd. St. agent, and foster father for the
Michel). host of Americans he shepherds
The Hotel de l'Observatoire is each summer.
the unofficial headquarters of the Underground Member
International Student Service, Jacqz is a dyed-in-the-wool in-
represented on the Michigan cam- ternationalist who says he learned
pus by the World Student Serv- his lessons in political responsibil-
ice Fund. During the past week ity at a rest camp for members of
50 American college students have the French underground in 1945.
been funneled through here on Before this he studied philoso-
their way to the annual World phy at the Ecole Normale Supe-
Student Relief Conference at rieur, and one of his professors
Combloux, France. was Jean Paul Sartre, the founder
Neophytes of Existentialism. In his Parisian
Descending from the Le Havre English, Henri sums up Sartre in
one sentence: "I disagree with
him but when listening to his
The courses you are kind of feeling to
be clever yourself."
* aThis "kind of feeling" evident-
C y eely stuck with Jacqz because he is
one of the ablest administratore
in the ISS and will play a leading
The Ann Arbor Municipal Court part in the Combloux conference
is in no danger of being turned out July 21-31. The worldwide meet-
of its home-at least not for an- ing was originally scheduled to
other five years. take place in Rangoon, Burma, but
Extension of the Courtroom was switched due to the powder-
lease for five years at a total cost keg political situation there.
of $12,600 has been approved by Probable 'Crisis',
the Ann Arbor City Council. The purpose of the conference
The building, owned by the Al- is to establish more efficient waysI
lenel Hotel, Inc., was leased with to raise funds for world student
provision for rent payments of relief. Some of the Eastern Eu-
$175 a month during the first ropean nations will be represented
year, $200 a month during the at the meeting and the East-West
second year, and $225 a month for split is expected to be reflected in
the remaining three years. the proceedings. One of the
* * "crises" may arise over the matter
The Roach Printing Co., low of official delegates because Amer-
bidder has been awarded a con- icans comprise such a large per-
tract by the City Council to centage of the total attendance.
print 500 copies of the ordi- While minor squabbles may oc-
nance at a cost of $125. cur, the ISS itself does not in-
volve itself in politics. According
Ruth Novess, Chelsea, was se- to Jacqz, "our main job is to raise
riously injured in a traffic acci- money to help students in all
dent in the 700 block of W. Huron, parts of the world" and some ways
Tuesday afternoon, according to and means of doing that will be
Ann Arbor police, carried back to the United States
Miss Novess lost control of her and put to good use by the 50
car and ran up over the curb into Americans congregated here at the
a tree. Hotel de l'Observatoire.

Carillon Recital ...
University carilloneur, Prof.
Percival Price, will present a ca-
rillon recital at 7:15 p.m. today.
The program will include selec-
tions from Grieg's Peer Gynt Suite
I, two Mexican airs, Sonata for
35 Bells, composed by Prof. Price
and three American pieces, Home
on the Range, Carry Me Back to
Old Virginia and Dixie.
AVC -Meeting ...
The campus chapter of the AVC
will hold a supper meeting, at 6:45
p.m., today, in the Russian Tea
Room, Michigan League.
Wives and friends are welcome.
* * *
Choral Tal.. ,
Peter Wilhousky, choral con-
ductor, will demonstrate choral
rehearsal techniques from 9:45 to
11 a.m. Friday in the League Ball-
The demonstration, which is
open to the public, is part of the
conference on school vocal music
being held here this week.


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H O ST - Gov. Mon C Wall-
gren of Washington will be host
at Olympia to President Truman
when the chief executive tours
the Pacific Northwest following
a speech at the University of
California in June. The two are
old friends.

A F R I E N D L Y P A W-Lassie of the movies pats calf at kennels in Hollywood. Lassie is
owned by Rudd Weatherwax, who with his brother, Frank, got the dog for a $10 board bill.

Checks are

being held at the

Ann Arbor Post Office for the fol-
lowig veterans:
Ernest E. Breyfogle, Richard J.
Brown, Charles C. Carpenter,
Laurence F. Daly, John M. Grau,
Adolf E. Harer, Robert P. Hol-
ston, Richard O. Horn, John A.
Lindquist, Mary* W. McKenny,
David S. Rich, Robert F. Ryan,
George E. Sloane, Nelson M.
Swartout, Robert R. Williams.
The above checks will be re-
turned to Columbus, 0., on Aug. 10
unless called for by that time.
Checks are also being held for
the following veterans:
William M. Brownlee, William
D. Cohan, Thomas L. Edwards,
Devitt L. Gordon, Jack Iskin, Rob-
ert H. Juzek, Ephraim F. Kauf-
man, Walter H. Klee Jr., Glenn E.
Mencer, William K. Steinhagen,
Prescott D. Vanderwall, Alex J.
Weiss, Lawrence A. Welsch.
Checks fror the above list will be
returned to Columbus on August
13 if not called for.

Allen, Illinois Republican, chair-
man of House Rules Committee,
has proposed a bonus plan of
$1,000 for two-year and $1,500
for 3-year Arny enlistments.

W I N T E R 'D OW N U N D E R' - While it's summer in northern parts of world, Aus-.
tralians have fun at a winter sports resort, Mount Kosci-uisko, in New South Wales.

(Continued from Page 2)
Chamber Music by University of
Michigan String Quartet; 1:30 to
2 p.m. Address, The Hidden Dan-
ger in Present Day String Class
Teaching, by Prof. Gilbert Ross;
2 to 3 p.m. Quiz Session; 3:15 to 4
p.m. Concert at Hill Auditorium
by the University of Michigan
Symphony Orchestra, W a y n e
Dunlap, Conductor.
Ushers are neede for Monday
night performance of the Double
Bill of Opera. All women students
interested should sign up imme-
diately in the League Undergrad-
uate Office.
Student Loan Prints-Students
borrowing Student Loan Prints
for the summer session are re-
minded that the prints are to be

returned by Tues., August 10th, to
Room 206 University Hall. A fee
of five cents will be charged for
each day the picture is held after
August 10th.
Symposium on Theoretical and
Nuclea Physics
In order to complete his discus-
sion of "Recent Developments in
Quantum Electrodynamics," Pro-
fessor Julian Schwinger will pre-
sent two extra lectures this week.
They are scheduled at 11 o'clock
on Tues. and Thurs., Room' 150
Hutchins Hall.
There will be no colloquium on
Thursday evening of this week.
Linguistic Institute Forum Lec-
ture. "Sound: Stimulus and Per-
ception," by Professor J. Milton
Cowan of Cornell University.
Thurs., August 5, 7:30, Rackham
The seventh lecture in the spe-
cial lecture series sponsored by
the Department of Engineering
Mechanics will be presented by J.
E. Dorn, Professor of Physical
Metallurgy, University of Cali-
fornia. Professor Dorn will speak
on "Failures of the Isotropic
Theories of Plasticity," Fri., Au-
gust 6, 3 p.m., Room 445 W. Eng.
Bldg Sat., Aug. 7, 11 a.m., Room
445 W. Eng. Bldg. Professor Dorn
will discuss, "The Effect of Ther-
momechanical History on the
Plastic Properties of Metals."
Academic Notices
Applied Mathemiatic Seminar.
The Applied Mathematics Semi-
nar will meet on Thurs., August 5,
at 4 p.m. in 247 West Engineering
Building. Professor Bartels will
continue his talk on Variation
Principles in Elastic Plate Prob-
Doctoral Examination for Alva
Leroy Davis, English; Thesis: "A
Wrod Atlas of the Great Lakes Re-
gion," Fri., Aug. 6, West Confer-
ence Room, Rackham Building, at
2 p.m. Chairman, Hans Karuth.
Doctoral Examination for Jane
Smiley Cronin, Mathematics;
Thesis: "Branch of Solutions of
Equations in Banach Stace," Fri.,
Aug. 6, East Conference Room,

Rackham Building, at
Chairman, E. H. Rothe.

3 p.m.

From 1 P.M.


Carillon Recital: by Percival
Price, University Carillonneur,
7:15 p.m., Thurs., August 5. The
program will include selections
from Grieg's Peer Gynt Suite I,
two Mexican airs, Sonata for 35
Bells by Professor Price, and three
American airs: Home on the
Range, Carry me Back to Old Vir-
ginia, and Dixie.
Events Today
American Veterans Committee:
Cafeteria Supper Meeting, 6:45
Thurs., August 5, in the Russian
Tea Room at the League. Wives
and friends of members are wel-
come. Plans for fall semester to
be discussed. This is final meeting
of Summer Session.
Michigain Sailing Club--Fhal
Summer meeting for all regular
and summer members, 7:00 p.m.
Thurs., August 5 at Michigan Un-
ion. Movies will be shown.
Mrs. Howell Taylor and Miss
Sarah Grollman will pour at the
regular International Center Tea
Thurs., August 5.
La p'tite causette meets today
at 4:30 in the International Cen-
The executive board of the
Michigan Dames will meet 8 p.m.
Thurs., August 5, at the home of
the president, Mrs. C. V. Carter,
1130 Hill Street, Ann Arbor.
Coming Events
The fifth Fresh Air Camp Clinic
will be held on Fri., August 6, 1948.
Discussions begin at 8 p.m. in the
Main Lodge of the Fresh Air Camp
located on Patterson Lake. Any
University students interested in
problems of individual and group
therapy are invited to attend. The
discussant will be Mrs. Selma
Fraiberg, Psychiatric Social Work-
Sociedad Hispanica: The Socie-
dad Hispanica in cooperation
with the Casa espanola will pre-
sent a Spanish fiesta at 8 p.m.,
Fri., August 6, in the Assembly
Hall of the Rackham Building.


A M U S U - Actress Ingrid
Bergman smiles during recep-
tion she attended at residence' of
the U.S. ambassador in London.


Starts Today

¢g P E N T M O U S E O N F A C T U K Y - H. G. Walters of SanFrancisco solved his housing
problem by building a penthouse on top of a factory near the waterfront. Top: Mrs. Walters relaxes
A D V I S E R - John Foster near east window which overlooks bay. Bottom: The house is divided into two parts, the main house
Dulles (above) is foreign policy (right) and the guest house. The guest house contains living room, bedroom, kitchenette and b .'.
adviser to Gov. Thomas E. Dew- 'he main house has seven rooms and three baths. Entrance to the penthouse is from a freight elev iatr
ey; GOP presidential candidate. under the tower at right.

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