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Campus Highlights
AlmniLecture ...Harry Hoijer, professor of anthro-
Dr.Caniecturesiden pology at the University of Cali-
Dr. Carney Croneis, president of fornia at Los Angeles, before the
Beloit College, will speak on "The Linguistic Institute 7:30 p.m. to-
Alumni-Balm or Bane?" at the morrow in Rackham Amphithe-
33rd annual conference of the atre.
American Alumni Council, 12:30 The lecture is open to the public.
p.m. Wednesday in the League. * * *
* * *-
Piano Recital -.--
Teaching by Radio * * * Miss Wilma Jean Farquharson
Dr. Edgar Willis, associate pro- will present a piano recital at 8
fessor of speech at San Jose State p.m. today in Rackham Assembly
College, San Jose, Calif., will speak Hall.
on "Using Radio to Teach," 3 p.m. The program, which is open to
today in Rackham Amphitheatre. the public, will include "Variations
* * and Fugue on a Theme by Handel,
Spanish Meetin Op. 24" by Brahms, "Scenes from
Childhood, Op. 15" by Schumann,
Mr. Gallo-Ruiz of the Romance and "Sonata, No. 3" by Hindemith.
Languages department will lead * * *
a discussion on "El propoganda en C
el arte de Diego Rivera" at the Facu*ty **eert
meeting of La Sociedad Hispanica, Andrew White, baritone will
8 ?/m. today in the West Confer- present a School of Music faculty
ence Room of the Rackham Build- concert, 8 p.m. tomorrow in Rack-
ing. ham Lecture Hall.
A quartet\will sing Latin Amer- The program will include works
lean songs. The meeting is open by Strauss, Wolfe, Delius, Pessard,
to all lstudents interested in Span- Giordano, and a group of English
ish. songs. White will be accompanied
* by Robert Henderson, pianist, who
P h g imwill play Ross Lee Finney's Piano
PsychoLogy Films - - - ~Sonata No. 4 in E Major.
A group of instructional films The concert is open to the pub-
will be previewed by psychology lie.
instructors and teaching fellows * * *.
from 1 to 3 p.m. today in Natural . .i
Science Auditorium.Pogess*P*i*.
Louis A. Berman, psychology The Wallace Progressives stu-
teaching fellow who arranged for dent club will hold a picnic on
the previews said 'all interested the Island from 8 to 12 p.m. Fri-
faculty members and advanced day, James R. Terrell, chairman,
students are invited to attend and announced yesterday.
assist in rating the suitability of The outdoor affair is open to all
the films for classroom use. student and faculty members re-
The following titles have been gardless of political affiliation,
scheduled: "Reaction in Plants Terrell said. Tickets, covering food
and Animals," "Infants are Indi- and refreshments, will be on sale
viduals," "Meeting the World," from 8 p.m. to 4:30 today and
"You and Your Child," and "Em- tomorrow in University Hall.
peror Norton."-
Linguistic Change . . . Fires Slowed
"Linguistic and Cultural
Change" will be discussed by Un.IsleR oyale
HOUGHTON, Mich., 'July 13-
(AP) - Two hundred fire fighters
tonight were slowly halting spread
of flames which in four days have
'$ eaten through 1,100 acres of tim-
ber on Isle Royale in Lake Supe-
U. S. Park Service officials here
said if today's favorable fire fight-
ing conditions continued for 24 to
36 hours the fire would be brought
SPECIAL under control.
M. B. Christenson, chief clerk
" $3.00 Vapor Bath for re- for the Park Service, said if a
ducing and relieving tired strong wind came up within the
nerves...................$2.00 next two weeks, however, the fire
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C. F.KetterIr
Is Atimnus
Of the Year'
Ohio State Graduate
Third To Be Honored
Charles F. Kettering, noted in-
ventor and retired vice-president
of General Motors, yesterday was
named "Alumnus of the Year" by
the American Alumni Council
meeting here Monday through
Kettering, an alumnus of Ohio
State University, is the third per-
son to receive the award. He was
chosen from among the world's
8,000,000 graduates.
Mme. Chiang Kai-shek received
the award in 1944 and Gen.
Dwight D. Eisenhower in 1946.
Some 350 alumni directors from
American and Canadian institu-
tions are attending the 33rd an-
nual council conference.
Kettering was cited by the group
for his work as a research scien-
tist, as an inventor and as a hu-
manitarian for his work in con-
nection with the Sloan-Kettering
Institute for Cancer research.
He was also praised as an
"American, whose rise from hum-
ble background to international
eminence has demonstrated the
power of education and a free
society to develop a productive
citizen and a noble soul."
In addressing the council, Ket-
tering advised college graduates
"not to get discouraged at repeat-
ed failures." He ranked practice
and the ability to profit from fail-
ure as the chief factors of success.
Culture Based
On Language..
Prof. Hockett
Only by putting words on paper
and developing languages was all
of man's culture arrived at, ac-
cording to Prof. Charles F. Hock-
ett, assistant professor of linguis-
tics, Cornell University.
Dr. Hockett, who spoke yester-
day before the Linguistic Insti-
tute, described writing as the sec-
ond fundamental technological
and biological revolution in hu-
man development, preceded only
by language.
"Writing is man's external brain
and its existence produced the
cumulative effect of 15,000 years
of human development," he said.
For hundreds of thousands of
years mankind struggled through
an existence learning slowly and
repeating mistakes made genera-
tions before because there was no
way to record the answers. With
the advent of writing, about 15,000
years ago, the rate of man's en-
tire development was vastly in-
creased, he stated.
"This means of spanning time
and space permitted us to write
chemical formulas and logarithms
that the human mind could not
retain," Dr. Hockett said.

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B L A C K W I D O W E R A N D F A M I L Y-This black swan, from Winston Churchill's
Chartwell estate at Kent, England, leads his six motherless offspring around London zoo lake.
Cygnets' mother was killed by fox and Churchill sent her family to zoo.

U N D E R A R R E S T - Houdini, Judas goat .that leads
lambs to slaughter for a Buffalo, N. Y., food plant, is booked by
Frank J. Resetarits after Officer Charles Bickel (left) found him
pilfering trash boxes. Goat spent night in jail.



P A L S - Momarv's Blue Devil,
old English sheep dog owned by
Mrs. Mona Kucker, Harrison,
N. Y., looks down at tiny chi-
huahua, Olenik's Princess Patri-
cia, at New York dog show.
Patricia is owned by Dorothy U.
Olenik, Tuckahoe, N. Y.

POLiTI C A L NEWS - A Japanese mother, child
strapped to her back, reads in Tokyo about the selection of New
I -rk's Gov. Thomas E. Dewey as Republican presidential nominee.

J A I L B I R D -- A raccoon lolls in a Monroe, La., jail cell
after being picked up by a police squad car.

NATION-WIDE SURVEY SHOWS that more college
students smoke Chesterfields than
any other brand

receives flowers and thanks from Jewish displaced persons and
students of the Vienna Music Academy after the noted violinist
gave a recital at Vienna.

FO U N D L I N G F A W N-Frances Carkeek of the Colo-
rado game and fish department fondles a fawn found in moun-
tains west of Denver by a motorist who said the baby deer was
near a highway and in danger of being struck.

N E W D R E SS - Ac tress
Joan Fontaine wears a cocoa
brown shantung jacket dress and
flowered hat of brown straw.


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