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Office Enrolls 4,250 Students

'Virginia Woolf' Arrives

The Office of Registration and
Records has pre-classified 4,250
students, including 3,050 in the
literary college, at the half-way
point in its drive to process 12,000
students by the last day of classes.
All-students, whether pre-classi-
fled or not, will have to go through1
registration next semester in Wat-
erman Gymnasium, Ronald Keller'
and Douglass Woolley, adminis-
trative assistants in the registra-
tion office, stressed.
The University will not be able
to pre-register students as well as
pre-classify them for the next few
semesters because of the necessary
conversions in facilities and oper-
ation, they said. Registration will
continue to serve as, an official
enrollment poll, as it is still the
only way the University can tell
how many students have shown upj
for classes;
Eligibility Rule
All undergraduates are eligible
to pre-classify, although some de-
partments with inadequate coun-
selIng facilities are keeping the
number from reaching the maxi-
Pre-classification is enabling the
various departments to keep a con-

stant watch on enrollment in
courses and sections through bi-
weekly reports from the registra-
tion office. With this information
they are able to add more sections
Bible nd
A 1000 year-old Hebrew Bible
manuscript has been discovered
in the General Library, Eleazar
Blrnbaum, Near Eastern bibli-
ographer at the University, said
The manuscript contains the
first five books of the Bible, and
was bought originally for $14.
Birnbaum said he made the
discovery about three months
ago while making a census .of
the oriental manuscripts in the
library's rare book room.
After careful study of the
manuscript Birnbaum has de-
tided It was written between
950 and 1000 A.D., probably in
Palestine or Egypt. Birnbaum
announced his discovery in a
speech before specialists in Bib-
lical and oriental studies last

College Roundup



T .. .. ..

PRINCETON-For the first time
in 127 years of operation Prince-
ton University is accepting women
as undergraduates on a very lim-
ited basis.
NEW YORK-Columbia Univer-
sity has established a chair of
history in honor of Gen. Douglas
* * *
NEW YORK - Rosmary Park.
was inaugurated as president of
Barnard College last week. She
called for a return to a "decent
level- of sophistication in liberal
arts education."
Agricultural and Mechanical Col-
lege announced plans to build the
largest campus atomic reactor in
the nation recently.
* * *
LINCOLN-University of Ne-
braska fallout shelters werestock-
ed last week with survival rations
to sustain 9000 students, faculty
and employes for 14 days.
* * *
candidate for the University of.
Illinois Student Senate, Kenneth
Hirsch, admitted being part of a
fraudulent election plot last week.
He acknowledged that the anony-
mous letter that was sent to cam-
pus fraternities and sororities was
the work of his campaign organi-
zation. .The note advocated the
election, of his opponent because
he was a "Greek Candidate," even
if "only to preserve the Greek bloc
in the Senate."

Hargis. The police called the group
orderly and well-conducted.
NEW HAVEN - Anna Freud,
daughter of the "father of psy-
coanalysis," is temporarily con-
ducting a seminar at Yale Univer-
sity on "Law and the Family."
* * *
ITHACA-The fraternity presi-
dents of-Cornell University are be-
ing asked to sign a pledge of non-
discrimination in their houses.
* * *
LOS ANGELES-Students at the
University. of California at Los
Angeles voted to lift their Commu-
nist speaker ban Wednesday. The
special referendum was passed by
a majority of more than 2-1, 2,103
to 937. The ban had been in effect
since 1951.
* *
CAMBRIDGE - The Harvard
Crimson reports that the faculty
of Brandeis University are seeking
to put an end to the "discretionary
powers" of President Abram L.
Sachar. The faculty is reportedly
negotiating with the administra-
tion to appoint a dean of the fac-
ulty and it has asked a guarantee
of " consultation in the appoint-
ment of committee chairmen. The
report, however, was not confirm-
ed by Clarence Berger, dean of
Brandeis university planning.
* * *
EUGENE, Ore.-The University
of Oregon recently voted to join
the United States National Stu-
dent Association. However, last
Wednesday a group of law stu-
dents objected to the move on the
legal grounds that it was a viola-
tion of free speech rights.
IBroderick To View
Diplomatic Career
William Broderick of the United
States State Department will speak
to all students interested in for-
eign service careers at 4 p.m. to-
day in Aud. A. Foreign service
candidates should be from 21 to
31 years old and a United States
citizen for at least nine years.

when necessary, Keller said.
At this point there are 24 closed
courses, most of which may be
opened at any point if a depart-
ment decides there are enough
students being turned down to fill
new sections.
Time Permits
The office has solved one prob-
lem that arose last semester by
issuing time permits to students
in extra-curricular activities who
must have certain times open. No
student will be placed in a class
that meets in the time he has
indicated must be open, although
schedules may be sent back to the
counsellin goffice for changes in
"We have no insurmountable
problems. Most important now is
that students are not familiar with
the operating procedures and are
not filling out the new forms cor-
rectly," Woolley said.
Woolley also warned that stu-
dents pre-classifying late cannot
expect to get all of their classes
as originally planned. Most bene-
fits will become apparent in the
future, Keller added.
Students who have pre-classi-
fied and then change their minds
about particular courses will be
allowed to change for academical-
ly valid reasons, they explained.
Otherwise such students will have
to wait for the normal drop and
add procedure at the beginning of
the semester.
Students who fail courses after
pre-classifying and have to take
them over will probably have spe-
cial privileges at registration for
changing classes then, Keller ex-
The change to pre-classifica-
tion and the ultimate change to
pre-registration are inevitable be-
cause the University is continually
growing and the Waterman pro-
cedure was becoming more and
more impractical, Keller and
Woolley said.
Wallace Lists
Of Curricula
Teachers of rhetoric should have
a curriculum, including both Eng-
lish and speech, Prof. Karl R.
Wallace of the University of Illi-
nois said at the Michigan School-
master's Club recently.
Prof. Wallace, chairman of the
department of speech and theatre
at Illinois, spoke at the speech
conference section. of the club'
76th annual meeting.
"The purpose should be to pro-
duce teachers of practical dis-
course who in turn are equipped
to educate the 'ready man,' one
who summons ideas in the public
interest as well as in his own,"
Prof. Wallace said.
Such a teacher "could make
the difference between the youth
who as a matter of course talks
readily and habitually of the af-
fairs of the day, the community,
the nation, the world and the
youth whose talk is limited to the
requirements of his trade and pro-
"The substance and materials
of communication must take first
place over form and style. We have
left the 'ready man' woefully un-
prepared for the affairs of prac-
tical life. We have left most of
our abler students without habits
of effective utterance," he assert-

'VIRGINIA WOOLF'-Kate Reid and Shepperd Strudwick will
star in tonight's production of Edward Albee's drama, "Who's
Afraid of Virginia Woolf?" The play, performed by the.New York
company, will be presented at 8 p.m. today in the Michigan
Tler Calls Films Form
Of Ideal Art Synthesis

Group Lists
(Continued from Page 1)
onerous to the lending institutions
to extend coverage to the financ-
ing of properties other than mul-
tiples and federally assisted hous-
Not Separate Entity
The advisory council notes that
it must be recognized "that the
University is not an entity separ-
ate from the community in which
it is located, and that because be-
tween 1400 and 1500 University
students and employees are likely
subjects of discrimination, it is
necessary to examine and com-
ment on the terms of the proposed
The Human Relations Commis-
sion has suggested that the num-
ber of dwelling units comprising
a .multiple-family dwelling be re-
duced from five to four.
This, they claim, would "tend to
reduce the amount of discrimina-
tory instances."
Remove Clauses
The HRC also recommended
that the ajoining lots or houses
clause be removed from the ordi-
nance, thus "protecting this pro-
vision of the ordinance from pos-
sible evasion, as in the case of
the landlord who could escape the
anti-bias ruling by offering lots
or houses in blocks of four or
Because the ordinance will be
little use to an individual wishing
to purchase a used house, the
Council recommends the regula-
tion of brokers, in the hope that
this will "offer some promise of
assistance to the prospective buyer
without interfering with the home
owner's power of disposition.
A bill similar to the Council's
recommendation to regulate brok-
ers failed to pass the Michigan
Legislature recently.
Several other cities, notably
Pittsburgh and Toledo, have fair
housing ordinances. The report
often cites the experiences of these
cities in its study of Ann Arbor's
proposed legislation.
Congregational Disciples E & R Stu-
dent Guild,, Cost Luncheon with Dean
wilson of Consumer's Union, April 30,
Noon, 802 Monroe,

The new Oxford housing proj-
ect will be open for inspection from
3:30-5 p.m. Wednesday, Assembly
House Council President Charlene
Hager, '65, announced at yester-
day's AHC meeting.
The open-open house will offer
future Oxford residents the last
opportunity to inspect the build-
ings before the room drawing,
which will be held at 7 p.m. Wed-
nesday at the Women's League.
Women will be notified today in

...Oxford project

which of the buildings they will
live next year.
In addition there will be a mass
meeting for all future residents of
the co-op, suite and apartment
sections of the project on May 11.
All women interested in holding
official positions in the Oxford
units should petition to Assembly,
Miss Hager reported.
In other business, Edwin Sasaki,
Grad, SGC executive vice-presi-
dent, and Thomas Smithson, '65,
SGC administrative vice-president,
reported openings on student gov-
ernment committees and boards at
the meeting.
In miscellaneous business at the
meeting, Miss Hager announced
that Assembly is sending five rep-
resentatives to the Big Ten Hous-
ing Conference this weekend and
that a House Presidents' Banquet
will be held at Mary Markley Hall
later this month.
LS.A Committee
Seeks Members ,
Students interested in petition-
ing for membership on the Liter-
ary College Steering Committee
may pick up forms from Rm. 1220,
Angell Hall. The petitions are due
tomorrow, and interviews will be
held Thursday. The committee is
primarily engaged in discussion of
educational policies and practices
of theliterary college.


Completed Oxford Project
Opens Buildings to Public



The screen was lit up with a
still photograph of a scene from
Ren6 Clair's "A Nous La Liberte"
(Liberty for Us).
Rows of long, smooth and sym-
metrical benches filled the screen.
On one side of each bench, pris-
oners were seated far apart from
each other, working on some kind
of mechanisms while guards were
carefully overseeing the work.
"This is an example of geometric
structures representing constric-
tion," Parker Tyler, poetry, art
and film critic, said in this talk on
"The Architecture of the Film:
Word, Sight and Sound." He was
featured recently as part of the
architecture and design college's
sixth annual open house.
Concentrating upon the "im-
portance of the organic curve in
all objects, human and otherwise,"
Study Course,
Hel ps Train...,
-New Citizens*,
A University correspondence
study course has helped more than
700 persons become United States
citizens in the last five years, the
University Extension Service re-
A simplified edition of the Con-
stitution, lessons on local, state'
and national government, and a
workbook are included in the
course, requiring a $5 fee.
Many of the students are house-
wives who married American serv-
icemen stationed abroad. Cana-
dians comprise another large seg-
ment of the group. Some of the
older candidates for citizenship are
often assisted by their own chil-
dren or grandchildren.
The correspondence course is
not a guarantee of citizenship, but
was designed by the United States
Department of Justice to prepare
students for the naturalization
The course is offered by the
University in cooperation with the
Immigration and Naturalization
Service of the Justice Department.
Voice To Help
In Book Drive
The Executive Committee of
Voice Political Party announced
Sunday that it will co-sponsor a
book drive with Alpha Phi Omega
in May for the United States Peace
Corps project in Ghana.
In other action, Voice noted the
formation of Action Political Par-
ty and expressed hope that "it will
help to define campus issues and
make a positive contribution to
progressive student government."

Tyler said that he felt that "man
was born to dominate the uni-
verse with his mind and not get
lost in mathematical abstractions
and a numb submission to ma-
Stresses Unity
He placed a special emphasis on
the film -_as an "ideal synthesis
medium" of all the arts.
"It is difficult even on the stage
to use actors, dialogue or mono
logue, music, decor and general
imagery in a truly unified way,"
Tyler declared.
To illuminate his remarks, he
showed seven short films after his
talk, demonstrating attempts to
achieve such a synthesis.
Imaginative Devices
Tyler later pointed out that he
had shown the audience "some of
the happy and more imaginative
devices used by some experiment-
ing film. makers to give new life
to the synthetic medium."
"Sensuousness of purpose and
originality of means, and above all,
poetic intensity are too likely, in
any medium, to lapse in favor of
mere decoration. Fashionable ab-.
straction and dialogue and music
may become merely 'apt' instead of
being functional elements of the
structure," he said.
Tyler said that he had hoped to
show in his talk and the slides
and films that accompanied it,
that "it does not require enormous
expense or 'pop' ideas to attain
interesting and original expres-
Weighed Down
"In a medium weighed down
with a corrosive commercialism, it
is healthy to call upon technical
ingenuity and unconventional an-
gles and means to create some-
thing fresh and really creative in
film," he stressed.
Repeating his thesis that "man
was born to dominate the universe
with his mind," Tyler said that his
discussion pointed to some of the
dangers current in art styles:
oversimplified, geometric "func-
tionalism" and facile dependence
on the smooth plane devoid of
emotional and moral implication.
"The universe is not necessarily
man's mirror. He must make it so,"
he emphasized.
The seven films shown were
"Pacific 231," an ; award winner
at the- Cannes Film Festival in
1949; "Dance Chromatic"; the
German "Hallucinations"; "Sub-
ject Lesson"; "A Chairy Tale";
"Visible 3: an Illuminated Poem,"
and "Hand Written."

May 1st, 7:30-9:30 P.M.
May 8th, 7:30 P.M.
Rifle range, rear of North University bldg.
Rifles and ammo provided.








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