THE -IIICIIt6A.N DAIIILV
TUESDAY, JUNE 25. 1957 .
TUE MIEliut~Ai~ hAul TUESDAY, JUNE 25, 1~57.
SPECIAL ELECTION SET:
Seven Candidates Seek
Wisconsin Senate Seat
Two Democrats and five Repub-J
licans have announced intentions June 8. the delegates from the
to run for the Wisconsin Senate state's 71 counties voted by more
seat vacated by the death of form-
er Sen. Joseph R. McCarthy in
Ret. Clement J. Zabocki an-
nounced in Washington last week
that he was an "active candidate"
for the Democratic nomination.
William Proxmire, threetime can-
didate for the Governorship. will
also seek the Democratic nomina-
The Wisconsin Democratic Par-
ty announced it will not hold a
convention before the primary,
election, set for July 30, or before
the special August 27 election.
At the Wisconsin Republican
convention, held in La Crosse,
than. 3 to 1 to withhold official
party approval of any one man
until the results of the primary.
Onty One Critic
Seeking the Republican nomina-
tion are: former Gov. Walter J.
Kohler, Lieut. Gov. Warren
Knowles, former Rep. Glenn R.
Davis, Rep. Alvin E. O'Konski, and
former State Supreme Court Jus-
tice Henry P. Hughes.
Of the five Republican hopefuls,
only Davis is an outspoken criticI
of President Eisenhower and his
program. Kohler announced last
week that he would run as a
straight supporter of the Eisen-
The University's law school suf-
fered a loss this year when Prof.
John P. Dawson resigned his posi-
tin for a professorship at Harvard
University's law school.
This past year, Prof. DawsonF
had been absent on leave from
Michigan as a visiting professor
at Harvard, where he pursued
special interests in comparative
There he made many new con-
tacts, and found stimulation for
additional work in his field, which
compares foreign law to that of
the United States.
Prof. Dawson is said not to havea
been dissatisfied with his position
at Michigan, but enjoys the fresh
slant and different viewpoint he
found at Harvard.
Dean of the Law School E. Blyth
Stason said the school was very
sorry to lose him.
Prof. Dawson has served on the
Michigan faculty since 1927. Last
year he was one of the five Uni-
versity professors to receive Dis-
tinguished Faculty Achievement
Awards for service to the Univer-
He will be replaced by Prof.
Spencer Kimball from the Univer-
sity of Utah. Prof. Kimball is also
an Oxford graduate.
RESEARCH DONE ABROAD:
Books by 'U' Professors
Published in Ann Arbor
A Touch of Indian Lore
The Mic iligan Daily
The University of Michigan Press
has published three new books,
two of them authored by Univer-
Prof. Walter A. Reichart of Ger-f
man department has written
"Washington Irving and Ger-
many," a book telling of Irving's
travels through Germany in search'
of a "rich mine of German litera-
While in Germany, Irving,
America's first literary ambassa-'
dor to the Old World, became a
friend of the Royal family, falling
in love with a beautiful English,
girl residing in Dresden and writ-
ing "Tales of a Traveller," his
The author, born in Austria and
educated at the University, travel-
ed his subject's exact route
through Europe, enabling him to
recount in detail this "neglected"
chapter in literary history.
Prof. Reichart has been a mem-
ber of the executive board of the
Horace H. Rackham School off
Graduate Studies since 1950, and
in 1951 served as president of theI
American Association of Teachers
Another volume dealing wIth
Germany, "The Allied Blockade of
Germany, 1914-1916," is th° work'
of Prof. Marion C. Siney of the
history denartment at Western
Reserve University in Cleveland.
The book, which traces develop-
ments to the point where all hope
for a negotiated peace hai ended,
tells how the Pritish and French
sought to starve the German
people and disabled their economic
pleted a book. "Mammals of the
Great Lakes Region," which con-
cerns itself primarily with the
little-known good points of trou-
For example, Prof. Burt, cura-
tor of mammals in the University's
zoolo:y museum, defends the in-
famous wolf by writing: "To be
sure, they take a few deer, but
there are usually too many deer
for available winter food.
"It is my opinion," he continues,
"that this magnificent carnivore
should be protected, I doubt if it
will ever come back in sufficient
numbers to be a problem."
It will be imperative for Michi-
gan colleges and universities to
produce 35,000 teachers over and
'above their present rate of output
in the next 10 years, if "minimum
standards" are to be met."
This figure was reached by a
subcommittee on teacher educa-
tion of the Michigan Council of
State College Presidents in a re-
cent report "Teacher Demand and
Supply in Michigan-1954-1970."
Dean Charles Odegaard of the
literary college served as chair-
man of the group, while Dean
Willard Olson of the School of
Education was also a member.
The present number of 4,050
teachers educated each year will
have to be increased by 86 per cent
in order to reach this new figure.
The great demand is the result of
the heavy enrollments in elemen-
tary schools brought on by a high
birth rate during World War II,
which has continued to the pres-
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