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NORTHWOOD-Apartments for married students now being constructed on North Campus. They
will open in the Fall.

Area To Add
35 Sections
Housing group 2, to be com-
pleted by Fall, will add 296 Uni-
versity apartments for married
couples on North Campus.
Constructed of brick and cin-
derblock and furnished by the
University one-bedroom apart-
ments will rent for $85 a month
and the two-bedroom apartments
will rent for $100 a month. Rent
includes all utilities.
The first housing group of 100
apartments was finished last Fall
and is now occupied by University
Laundry Facilities Provided
Each group of buildings will
have a parking lot and utility
building conveniently located.
The utility buildings will include
automatic washers and dryers and
lockers for storage by the tenants.
Heating, electricity and water
facilities will also be centered in
these buildings.
Equipment for burning rubbish
and trash will also be located just
outside these buildings.
A University bus service between
North Campus and the main cam-
pus runs on the half-hour, and a
post office with, mail boxes for
each apartment is provided for
the convenience of the residents.
Total construction cost of the
new apartments is approximately
$3,500,000. Another group of 325
more apartments will be built aft-
er these are finished.
In Scenic Location
Located in a scenic spot on slop-
ing hills amidst evergreens, the
development area will be land-
scaped this Fall after sidewalks
and roads are completed.
One-bedroom apartments in-
clude a living-room, kitchenette,
bedroom and bath. A built-in
broom closet is located in the
kitchenette off the living room
and built-in wardrobes and a linen
closet line one wall of the bed-
Living-room and bathroom
walls are painted white and the
bedroom is pale yellow with char-
coal grey doors. The bathroom is
tiled with grey tiles.
Two-bedroom apartments are
two floors high with living-room
and kitchenette on the ground
floor and the bedrooms and bath
on the second floor. One closetis
on the first floor and closets are
in each bedroom.

... view from second floor
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To Sponsor
Meet Here
A UNESCO sponsored seminar,
to develop a project in the field of
Asian-Western Cultural Relations,
will be held at the University Mon-
day and Tuesday.
The seminar will formulatea
proposal to be presented to the
Ninth Session of the General Con-
fernce of UNESCO, which will
meet in New Delhi on Novembr 5,
Under Project Director John W.
Hall, acting director of University
Center of Japanese Studies, the
seminar will consider certain pro-
posed activities which UNESCO
might undertake in cooperation
with Member States to foster "mu-
tual appreciation of Eastern and
Western cultural values."
One of the main questions facing
the seminar will be to decide what
principal areas of culture should be
stressed in such a project. These
areas include religion and philiso-
phy, literature and art, politics,
social and economic organization,
and technology.
Among those to take part in the
seminar will be the president of
the Asia Foundation, members of
the United States National Com-
mission for UNESCO, the head
of the East Asian Institute at
Columbia University, the director
of the Foundation for Research
on Human Behavior, and a repre-
sentative from the Foreign Service
Faculty members from the Uni-
versity, Cornell University, Yale
University, Michigan State Univer-
sity, and the University of Chicago
will also be present.
NMC Woods
Provide Music
the shores of lakes Wahbekaness
and Wahbekanetta near this small
northwestern Michigan community
some 2000 talented young musi-
cians are getting the musical ex-
perience of their lives this sum-
Drawn from almost every town
and city in Michigan with a high
school musical program, and from
almost every state in the union,
the group is making these north
woods ring with the sound of
They are taking part in the
program of the National Music
Camp, begun 28 years ago by the
camp's president, Joseph E. Maddy,
professor of music at the Univer-
For students the daily round of
five hours in active participation
in arts activities and one or two
hours listening to others who are
performing is a long haul-but
they like it.

The interviewer engages him in
conversation about things ordinaryj
in his everyday life. Never during
the eight hours or so it takes to
ask him some 550 questions is
there any hint at what the inter-
viewer is really after-the man's
speech habits.
"People are sensitive about their
language," says Prof. Albert H.
Marckwardt of the Department of
English, director of the American
Dialect Study in the North Central
States, which include Michigan.
"If you ask a man what he calls
a pail, he'll say, 'I call it a pail
just like everyone else." And ten
minutes later he'll call it a bucket.",
So, he explains, the interviewers
stick to indirect questioning.
A middle-aged person in the
same community is also inter-
viewed. The results obtained from
him are found as the second of
two strange-looking words on the
dialect map for that area. The
first is the language habit of the{
older person. If there is a third, it
is that of a younger person.
Prof. Marckwardt reports there
are more differences among the
older persons, as the younger sub-
jects tend to be more educated and
Reading one of these dialect
maps may be difficult for the uni-
nitiated layman before he learns
the meanings of phonetic symbols;
for the words on the map are in
phonetic transcription. There are
separate maps for each word
known to differ regionally.
Such an atlas is primarily of
interest to historians and students
of language and folk lore, al-
though it has also been used as
primary source material in com-
piling a dictionary. Prof. Marck-
wardt believes there is more in-
formation in it than is actually
used. Psychologists and English
teachers would find it valuable, he
Thirty-Five Years
But it's no easy job to survey the
country for all its language differ-
ences. Prof. Marckwardt estimates
another ten years will be necessary
to complete the study, making a
total of 35 years.
Linguists have been talking
about a systematic study of
American dialects for some 70
years, according to Prof. Marck-
wardt. But nothing concrete was
done until 25 years ago when the
Linguistic Society of America and
the Modern Language Association
passed resolutions calling for such
a study. Europeans have been sys-
tematically studying their dialects
since the 1870's he says.
Editor of the Linguistic Atlas
is Prof. Hans Kurath of the U-M'
Department of English. Prof.
Kurath also directed research in
eastern part of the United States.

Differences in Language
Observed for 25 Years
Ever get into an argument over the proper way to pronounce "soot"
or "route"?
It all depends on where you are, and the argument can be settled
by referring to a linguistics atlas, a compilation of dialect maps cover-
ing the entire United States now being prepared at the University.
You might have to wait a while, however, because only maps for
New Fngland have been published so far, although the materials have
been collected for the Middle Atlantic States. the South Atlantic
States, the North Central and the Upper Midwest States.
Twenty-five Years
Differences in pronunciation, grammar and vocabulary have been
gathered by interviewers for the last 25 years.
After a community has been selected as representative of the
early settlement in a territory, an elderly individual is selected as
representative of the community.-

Backers Wave,
Yell Welcome
To Harriman
CHICAGO IP) - Gov. Averell
Harriman of New York flew into
town yesterday and the Democrats
gave an honored political tradition
a mild workout.
The tradition is that a covey of
backers should meet each candi-
date at airport or railway station.
When he steps out, they holler
and cheer and wave, thereby prov-
ing, of course, that their hero is
best fitted to lead this nation.
Yesterday Harriman backers
were out to welcome their man,
and though the demonstration
was not much by past standards-
no brass bands, for instance - it
did keep a tradition alive.
Our Man'
Shortly before Harriman's plane
dropped down, a stage director
hustled up and surveyed his cast
of 50 or 20. Each person had a
standard bearing such admoni-.
tions as "Win with Harriman" or
"Harriman's Our Man."
"Hold your banners up," yelled
the stage director, "Will you hold
your banners up, everybody?"
As in a hayloft fire, political
spontaneous combustion always is
helped along if you sprinkle lib-
erally with kerosene.
'Wave, Yell'
"Wave, everybody!" said the S.
D. "Yell!"
Whether or not he was satisfied
with this brief workout wasn't
clear, because the plane came in
then, airline officials hastily rolled
out the red carpet they save for
these great occasions, and Harri-
man stepped out.
Banners went up, and the waves
and cheers rolled out on schedule.
Harriman came down the ramp,
answered a few questions routine-
ly, and reminded reporters he had
a news conference planned soon.
"I'm not going to give you any
scoops here," he said.
And he didn't.
Every Hour
This demonstration has been
gone into in some detail only be-
cause it represents such a change
from four years ago. In 1952, can-
didates at both the Democratic
and Republican conventions
poured into Chicago every hour on
the hour.
Each was welcomed with vary-
ing degrees of frenzy, some of
which was gehuine and some sim-

... to second floor

ACTIVITY CENTER-Blueprints are the means by which archi-
tect and general contractor coordinate project construction.

... two floors

(Continued from Page 2)
Doctoral Examination for Raymond
Jackson Pitts, Educatino; thesis: "An
Analysis and Evaluation of Supplemen-
tary Teaching Materials Found in Se-
lected Secondary School Textbooks,"
Tues., Aug. 14, 4017 University High
School at 10:00 a.m. Chairman, S. E.
Doctoral Examination for Charles
Glenwood Rickard, Pathology; thesis:
"Dissociation of Liver Cells", Tues.,
Aug. 14, 41 West Medical Bldg., at 3:00
p.m. Chairman, C. V. Weller.
Congregational and Disciples Student
Guild - 1:15 p.m., Sunday, Aug 12,
1956, Swimming - outing, Guild House,
524 Thompson.
Panhellenic announces that regis-
tration for fall rushing is now being
held at the Undergraduate Office in
the Michigan League Monday through
Friday between 9:00-12:00 a.m. and
1:30-5:30 p.m.

MSU Board Accepts Grants,
Gifts Totaling $573,763

Board of Agriculture accepted
gifts and grants totaling $573,763
in behalf of Michigan State Uni-
The major gift received formal-
ly by the board, the MSU govern-
ing body, was $125,587 from the
National Institute of Health of
the U. S. Public Health Service.
The amount is for a five-year
study of hospital-community re-
Funds were accepted to estab-
lish a new scholarship program

4 TILED FLOORS-Worker lays linoleum tile in bedroom. Entire
project will cost about $3,500,000.

MOTHER'S DELIGHT-Modern, compact bath-rooms and kitchenettes are both attractive and



101-107 S. Main St.
330 S. State Street
1108 South University
1923 Packard
9571 N. Main St.

in the College of Engineering,
made available by Mrs. Ellen E.
Fox, widow of the late William R.
Brown of Chicago.
Brown, a manufacturer, gradu-
ated from MSU in 1903.
Half the income from invest-
ments with a current value of
$182,000 will be made available
for $600 engineering scholarships
to be awarded on the basis of abil-
ity and need.
Initially, the board was told,
$22,500 will be available for this
The board accepted a 730,000'
grant from the U.S. Defense De-
partment for production of a tele-
vised course in American History,
to be serviced to Armed Forces
personnel in isolated areas.
Tooth Decay
A 726,801 grant was given by
the National Institute of Health
for a study of tooth decay.
Among other gifts were 721,000
from The Michigan Bean Shippers
Association of Saginaw for bean
research, $18,847 from the 4-H
Club Foundation of Michigan for
salaries of 4-H Club agents to be
assigned to Detroit, Flint, Grand
Rapids and Kalamazoo and $14,-
100 from the Michigan Heart As-
The Heart Association grant will
be for a study of a work simplifi-
cation program for housewives
with heart trouble.
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