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THE MICHIGAN DAILY

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Assigned to Persons Doing
Research on Upper Levels

By DOLORES PALANKER
Lining the outside walls of the east and west stackj
General Library are 120 tiny rooms-the library carrells.
In these small compartments can be found people
you rarely hear but who may eventually do great things.

floors in the
about whom

ACCORDING TO Samuel W. MacAllister, associate director of
the library, carrells are assigned to persons doing research on upper
levels.
"They provide easy access to library materials necessary for
the writing of doctoral theses, articles, monographs and research
studies of all types," MacAllister explained.
Carrells are usually assigned close to the section containing liter-
ature which will best satisfy the individual's needs, he said.
"READING MATERIALS are merely taken to the carrells," Mac-
Allister continued, "where an attendant checks theme twice daily.
With 4,000 graduate students on campus, MacAllister pointed
out that more than three times as many persons apply for carrells
as are available.
"Consequently, more than one person must be assigned to each
compartment. Such assignments make for inconvenient crowding."
IN THE REQUESTS for building appropriations now being de-
bated in the State Legislature, he continued, $2,500,000 has been spe-
cified as the amount needed for an addition to the library. Plans for
this addition, he added, include provisions for four to five times as
many carrells as are now available.
Plans for individual reader's desks with attached panels for pri-
vacy will replace the present partitioned cubby-hols, MacAllister said.
The advantages of this design are mobility and economy, he explained.

-Daily-Wally Barth
PRIVILEGED CHARACTERS-Those assigned to carrells have an advantage over regular students
in that they are allowed to roam through the stacks and freely select materials. Books may be kept
in the carrells for as long as they are needed after which an inserted card instructs the carrell at-
their theses for two years or more, find the carrellandidates, like Arthur Dudden, who must work on
tendant to return them to the stacks. Doctoral c3 almost indispensable.
Happy Day lor Rockford High School Teachers

LUNCHEONS PLANNED:

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Lane Hall Open House Begins
Summer ReligIous Activities
By NANCY BYLAN luncheon discussions. The meal'
Lane Hall initiated its summer are prepared on a co-operative
program Saturday with an open basis by two different students
house which welcomed all students each week and are followed by
to the University's center of re- discussions on current social, po-
ligious activities. litical and religious problems.
Featured among the summer * *

Rockford High School provided The Rockford students, Richard
A. Flanagan, '52, Joan R. Nelson,
the University with its smartest '52, and Douglas E. Peck, '52,
freshmen-on the average. maintained a scholastic average of

3.21 to take the University's 11th
Annual Honor Award.
Grand Rapids Creston won in
1947-48.

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SMOKED ELK MOCASSIN OXFORDS

plans of Lane Hall are aturdayU
Peger Asked
To House
Labor Talky
WASHINGTON - () -West-
brook Pegler was subpoenaed yes-
terday by a House Labor subcom-
mittee studying "democracy in un-
ions."
Rep. Jacobs (Dem., Ind.), head
of the subcommittee, said Pegler
has been called to testify on July
7 at 9:30 a.m.
THE SUBPOENA, he said, was
issued as a result of a newspaper
article by Pegler in which the col-
umnist "claims to have a treasure
of information on the subject with
which my subcommittee is deal-
ing."
"Naturally," Jacobs' added,
"we want to get all the informa-
tion we can get on democratic
or undemocratic practices in un-
ions."
Jacobs insisted that the sub-
poena has nothing to do with ar-
ticles Pegler has written about
Jacobs.
"It is no personal feud as far
as I am concerned," he said. "I
personally disregard the things he
has said about me."
One Long Dog
PARIS -The Dachshund-long
the pride and national dog of
Germany-has been claimed by
France.
The species originated in France
officials said, a long, long time+
ago.

LANE HALL will also offer a
series of intercultural retreats,
which provide for fifteen Amer-
ican and fifteen foreign students
to spend the weekend in a nearby
place, holding discussions and rec-
reational activities.
Another feature of Lane Hall's
summer program will be the
square dances offered from 7 to
10 p.m. every Tuesday by the
Lane Hill Square Dancing
Group.
In addition, Friday afternoon
coffees will continue as during the
year.
ALTHOUGH the summer activ-
ities are limited, Jo Ann Smith,
assistant to the director of Lane
Hall, explained that students are
always welcome to use any of the
building's facilities, including the
music room, the meditation room,
and the lounge.
Miss Smith also said that stu-
dents should inquire at Lane Hall
for information concerning
churches and campus religious ac-
tivities.
Phi Delta Kappa
"Adjustment Needs of Youth in
a Changing World" will be the
topic of a speech by Stewart C.
Hulsander at an informal dinner
meeting of Phi Delta Kappa, honor
fraternity in education, from 6:00
p.m. to 7:30 p.m. tonight at the
Faculty Club Dining Room of the
Union.
Rural Problem
WHISTLE STOP, Montana -
Mothers living in rural areas are
more likely to seek professional
advice about child problems than
city mothers, harried sociologists
reported.

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