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those supplied by the U.S. Weather Bureau, show the tempera-
ture and precipitation outlook for the next 30 days. ((M) Wire-
photo Map)
Washtenaw County To Join
In Search for Tuberculosis

Space Trips
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (P3) -
If you are worried about your first
trip to the moon don't - you
won't even feel it until you're
The only time you may realize
you are on a journey is at the
moment the space ship leaves earth
and the moment it lands where-
soever you are going. In between
there'll be no noise or vibration.
Plant Life Necessary
Don't be surprised if your cabin
is full of such things as seaweed
or other marine plane life. That's
just to keep you alive.
These were some of the aspects
of future space travel presented
recently by Fred A. Hitchcock,
director of the laboratory of avia-
tion physiology at Ohio State Uni-
versity. Hitchcock has been direc-
tor since 1941 of the laboratory,
whose research aids the U. S. Air
Hitchcock was not present but
his paper was read to the delegates
of the Sixth International Astro-
nautical Congress.
In it Hitchcock said there were
still some medical problems to be
solved before man can journey in
outer space.
None Insurmountable
But he added: " . . . While
there are many psysiological prob-
lems in relation to space flight still
to be solved, nevertheless in the
light of current investigations none
of these seems to be insurmount-
Looking into the future, Hitch-
cock said: "One of the minor al-
though increasingly important
stresses in conventional aircraft
is noise and vibration. These
would be completely eliminated in
space travel except during take
off and landing."
Hitchcock said one of the most
important things was to find a
way to air condition the space
ship's sealed cabin during flight.
"We- should begin investigations
of the biological method of air-
conditioning sealed cabins," he
"This method would consist of
the establishment of a balance
between some form of plant life
and the human occupants of the
sealed cabin." he explained.
"It seems likely that the plants
to be used under such conditions
would be some species of algae.
Investigation of the possibility of
using such organism to furnish
oxygen and absorb dioxide through
their food producing process in
sealed cabins is already being
carried on in the United States,"
Hitchcock concluded.




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S C O T T I S H S I C H T S E E I N C - Burmese Premier U Nu observes operations with Sir
George McGlashan during a visit to the hydro-electric power station at Pitlochry, Scotland.

F R E S H AI R, T H EATER - University of Chicago
players rehearse a scene from Moliere's "The Doctor in Spite of
Himself," for slmmer production outdoors. Left to right are
George Wellwarth, Lucia de Andrade and Hall Taylor.


Washtenaw county will join with
five others in an intensive search
for tuberculosis, the Michigan De-
partment of Health has announc-
The offensive action begining in
Washtenaw county in October, will
cover Macomb, Monroe, Oakland,
St. Clair and Wayne counties.


Dr. Albert E. Heustis, State
Health Commissioner, said the six
county area had 4,403 new cases
of TB last year, more than three-
fourths of the cases reported in
the state.
State and local health depart-
ments, medical societies, TV asso-
ciations and local groups will sup-
port the campaign, designated as
the Detroit-Southeastern Michigan
Case Finding Project.
Four Department of Health X-
ray cruisers will operate in the
drive. Added units will be pro-
vided by the counties. Dr. Heustis
said the X-raying will be con-
centrated in high incident belts.
"This is a departure from the
method used in the last few years,"
the commissioner reported. "In
this survey, instead of attempting
to get high coverage of any single
county, we hope to get 100 per
cent participation in those neigh-
borhoods where the tuberculosis
attack rate has been up."
The regional survey, Dr. Heus-
tis said, is another effort of
health authorities to pin down
cases of tuberculosis in earlier
stage before the disease germs have
been passed around to others.


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Doctoral Examination for Phil It.
Rogers, Electrical Engineering; thesis:
"Large Signal Analysis of Disturbed
Amplifiers, Fri., Aug. 5, 2084 East
Engineering Bldg., at 1:30 p.m. Chair-
man, H. W. Welch.
Doctoral Examination for Paul Robey
Bryan, Jr., Music;, thesis: "~The Sym-
phonies of Johann Vanhal," Sat., Aug.
6, East Council Room, Rackham Bldg.,
at 10:00 a.m. Chairman J. H. Lowell.
Doctoral Examination for Gilbert
Henri Beguin, Engineering Mechanics;
thesis: "On Certain Plane Strain Prob-
lems for Some Partially Infinite Do-
mains," Mon., Aug. 8, 218 West Engi-
neering Bldg., at 3:15 p.m. Co-Chair-
men, H. M. Hansen and G. E. Hay.
Doctoral Examination for Harvey
Phillips Reddick, Musicology, thesis:
"Johann Mattheson's Forty-Eight Thor-
ough-Bass Test-Pieces: Translation and
Commentary," Mon., Aug. 8, East Coun-
cil Room, Rackham Bldg., at 7:30 p.m.
Chairman, J. H. Lowell.
Student Recital by Kenneth Whitby,
tuba, 8:30 p.m. Fri., Aug. 5, in Aud. A,
Angell Hall, in partial fulfillment of
the requirements for the degree of
Master of Music (Wind Instruments).
Compositions by Galliard, Bach, Mozart,
Barat, Morel, Hindemith, Brahms,
Williams, and Lebedev. Open to the
general public. Whitby is a pupil of
Glenn Smith.
Student Recital by Sara Scott, pianist,
8:30 p.m., Sun., Aug. 7, in Aud. A,
Angell Hall. A pupil of Marian Owen,
Miss Scott will play compositions by
Bach, Hayln, Chopin, and Elwell, in par-
tial fulfillmen of the requirements for
the degree of Bachelor of Music. Open
to the public.
Student Recital Cancelled: Mora Lee
English, pianist, whose recital has been
announced for Mon., Aug. 8, in Aud. A,
Angell Hall, has postponed her program
until early in the fall. The new date
wili be announced later.
Events Today
Fidelio, BethOven's opera, will be pre-
sented by the Department of Speech
and the School of Music tonight at
8:00 p.m. in Lydia Mendelssohn Theatre.
Late-comers will not be seated during
the overture.
The Fresh Air Camp Clinic will be held
at the Main Lodge of the Camp on
Patterson Lake, Fri., Aug. 5, 8:00 p.m.
Studlents with a professional interest
are welcome.' Dr. Tom Miller will be the
Psychiatric discussant.
Friday services at 7:45 p.m. at the
Hillel Foundation, 1429 Hill St., Fri.,
Aug. 5.
Coming Events
Graduate Outing Club meets every
Sunday at 2:00 p.m. at the Northwest
entrance to . Rackham. Wear old
clothes, bring a bathing suit.
La Soiedad Hispanica of the De-
partment of Romance Languages will
hold its last weekly meeting this sum-
mer Sat., Aug. 6, at 7:30 p.m. in the
Michigan Room of the Michigan League.
Social hour, impromptu talks and
Spanish music and songs. Refresh-

A R M Y 'S K Y C A R S * - Self-propelled cars, developed
by Army research engineers, can shuttle 20 tons of cargo on
cables from ship to shore without use of piers.

I U N I 0 R - S I Z E 1 E T -- A youngster looks at one of the world's smallest jet planes, the
IFrench-built Payen PA-49 at an aviation show near Paris. Plane's wingspan is just under 17 feet.

We're clearing dress fashions to make room
for exciting new Fall styles. Hurry in for a
big selection of wonderful buys in Dresses-
Gather a closetful at these swvings. Dresses
of every kind from cotton to Evening Dresses.
SIZES: 7-15, 10-44, 1212 to\24 , Tall
Originally $10.95 to 39.95.
5.98 to 19.98
A cool way to get away from those
Christmas doldrums, shop at ..,
Just Off
South U.
Sportswear SDecials


L E V E L C R O S S I N G -- Thelma Hopkins, competing for Queen's University, Belfast,
wins women's high jump in a London track meet with a leap of five feet, five inches.


S H I P - T O - S H I P -- U. S. Navy Undersecretary Thomas
S. Gates rides high-line back to Sixth Fleet flagship from a
supply vessel during 4 NATO exercise in the Mediterranean.




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