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MUSKET Points Toward Opening Night
Panel Discusses Change
To Economy of Peace
By MARJORIE BRAHMS
The Union Ballroom is presently
housing an exciting, chaotic and
fascinating operation, the rehears-
als for the 1962 MUSKET produc-
tion, "Bartholomew Fair."
A disreputable-looking crew of
girls clad in tights and leotards
and boys in sloppy shirts and
jeans, as well as a few convention-
al poking participants, are going
through the rigors of shaping up
the show, which will be presented
Nov. 28 through Dec. 1, by Jack
O'Brien, Grad, and Robert James.
O'Brien wrote both book and
lyrics, adapted from Ben Jonson's
final comic masterpiece, written
James, who wrote the score, sat
on .stage during the rehearsal, su-
pervising the group of singers who
traying a group of aristocrats, led
by Bartholomew, who spend a day
at the fair, a carnival-like cloth
market outside of London. These
visitors are much too superficial
and patronizing to see the evils of
the fair-especially Justice Over-
do, who wants to clean it up but
meanwhile is himself pick-pocket-
On the other hand, there are
the merchants, or rather the
thieves, of the fair, pick-pockets
and prostitutes all. Quarreling and
petty, they are so rooted in their
mercenary pursuits that they have
lost the light and carefree essence
of the fair.
Everyone becomes a target for
everyone else. Unsuspecting Bar-
tholomew, meanwhile, carries on a
blind love affair with the fair.
The exuberance of the musical
was apparent even in rehearsal.
Members of the 50-man cast ran,
danced, leaped and performed var-
ious other gyrations across the
ballroom floor, occasionally collid-
ing when someone miscalculated
Several scenes were rehearsed
in which the entire cast took part,
a rather formidable group which
sang loud enough to shake the
sedate curtains in the ballroom.
The rehearsal concluded with
O'Brien issuing an ultimatum that
the entire cast must be present
for a rigorous schedule of work-
outs the rest of the week. Harry
Taxin, '64E, MUSKET general
chairman, commented that the
cast was so enthusiastic and pro-
fessional that it didn't even need
the usual pep-talks to keep up the
"I've never seen a show in such
great shape less than two weeks
before opening night," he said.
"This production should be one
of the top campus attractions of
Before becoming chairman of
this year's MUSKET, Taxin held
various positions in other student
presentations, including S o p h
Show and Gilbert and Sullivan.
Several members of the United
Plant Guard Workers of America
Union are demonstrating for an
indefinite period near University
buildings against Sanford Secur-
Harold Pisarek, international
representative of the union, sai1
U.P.G.W.A. had received com-
plaints from some Sanford em-
ployees that wages were sub-
standard. Also, Sanford had failed
to fulfill a promise to work out
an agreement with the union, he
The University had its own
plant guard until 1958, when it
was disbanded. The guards work-
ing for the University at that
time were offered jobs with San-
ford with wages at a dollar an
hour less, Pisarek said.
By MARTHA MacNEAL
Five University officials joined
a local and a national spokesman
to discuss "The Technical Prob-
lems of Transition to a Peace
Economy" yesterday, following a
lecture on "Accidental War or
Programmed Prosperity" by Ar-
thur Waskow of the Peace Re-
search Institute in Washington.
The lecture and the panel dis-
cussion were sponsored by the
Center for Research on Conflict
Resolution. Participating in the
panel were William J. Bott, of
the Ann Arbor Chamber of Com-
merce; Daniel C. Jones, president
of the Institute for Arms Control
and Peace Research; Gilbert Burs-
ley (R-Ann Arbor), assistant di-
rector of the Development Coun-
Also participating were Prof.
James Morgan of the economics
department and program director
of the Survey Research Center:
Norman S. Radin, of the Mental
Health Research Institute; Nor-
mon Thoburn, of the Institute of
Science and Technology, and Prof.'
Kenneth E. Boulding of the eco-
nomics department, co-director of
the Conflict Resolution center, who
served as moderator.
Bursley stressed the experience
of World War II, during which
MUSKET REHEARSES-An exuberant MUSKET cast prepares
in the Union Ballroom for the opening of "Bartholomew Fair," to
appear Nov. 28 through Dec. 1. The musical is based on Ben
Johnson's comic masterpiece.
Scientists To Consider Radioactivity
the army had planned for eco-
nomic reconversion and disposal
of surplus facilities and services
in transition to peacetime activity
before the war ended. Such plan-
ning, he said, was executed
He visualized state planning of
a similar nature, probably through
the legislative committee on eco-
nomic development. Surplus funds
from defense projects could be
diverted into research.
Thoburn did not feel that the
arms race is likely to be limited
soon. However, he said, the United'
States economy is not strained as
much by the arms race as is the
Soviet economy; consequently we
could expand peace research, par-
ticularly through financing uni-
versities to develop detailed rec-
Radin suggested several areas of
research which could utilize funds
diverted from the arms race,
among them the fields of, degen-
erative diseases, including the de-
velopment of sophisticated drugs
for mental and genetic problems,
and of water conservation. For the
University particularly, he sug-
gested a branch of the National
Institutes of Health and a tech-
Morgan cited the difficulty faced
by a democratic society-"we don't
like to push people around." He
say two paramount problems, the
development of mobility and flex-
ibility in labor, and the need to
make increased foreign aid cred-
ible to most Americans.
Likewise, because congressmen
are dependent upon their con-
stituents, Morgan stressed that the
general populace must be con-
vinced that the Soviets can be
trusted before Congress can legis-
late disarmament action.
Bott declared that "the consum-
ers might like to have some money
back" in the form of tax cuts
when defense spending is de-
creased. The research facilities of
Ann Arbor, he said, would make
the transition to a peacetime econ-
omy particularly easy here.
Jones pointed out that the latest
United States-Soviet plans for dis-
armament call for complete dis-
armament in nine years and three
years respectively, and likewise
differ on inspection. He suggested
that research programs could be
utilized in solving these problems.
The general tone of the panel
was that conversion to a peace-
time economy would be beneficial
in the event of disarmament.
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came forth in lusty voice with
some -particularly amusing and
O'Brien not only directed the
rehearsal but also did some chor-
eography, sang and danced him-
self and in general conducted the
show at a rapid pace.
One of the 16 leads, Thomas
Jennings, '63, who plays Barthol-
omew Cokes, Esq., stole the show
at the rehearsal with his portray-
al of the Peter Pan character, gul-
lible and lovable, immensely ener-
Jennings was kept closely in
mind when the original ;musical
Another character who stood out
at the rehearsal yesterday morn-
ing was Justice Adam" Overdo, as
Biblical and'as extravagant as his
A pompous, "rather overbearing
individual with the subtle touch
of a bull elephant, Justice Overdo
is played by Carl Schurr. It is his
sworn duty to clean up the fair.
In the first act, he introduces
himself to the audience as a man
with exceptional abilities, who can
get down to the level of the peo-
ple and "beat some sense into their
stupid, idiotic heads."
"Bartholomew Fair" is basical-
ly a series of musical sketches, por-
The fallout of radioactive debrisv
from nuclear explosions and its
part in man's food cycle is the sub-
ject of this week's program in The
Nuclear Age series at 8 a.m. today
on television station WXYZ.
'Edward Epstein, meteorologist,
John Nehemias, director of envir-
onmental study of the radioactiv-
ity levels in south-eastern Mich-
igan, sand Prof. Geoffrey Norman
of the botany department, chair-
man of the National Academy of
Sciences Committee on the Effects
of Radiation, will speak.
Piano Recital .. .
Fred Coulter, guest pianist from
Paris, will present a program to
include selections by Schoenberg,
Boulez,- Elliott, Carter and Schu-
bert at 4:15 p.m. tomorrow in
Prof. Guy Palazzola, using a live
model, will paint in the expres-
sionist manner, and then discuss
with Prof. Victor Miesel of the
history of art department the role
that emotion plays in the work
of expressionist artists. This fifth
program of the series "The Paint-
er's Art" will appear at noon to-
day on WWJ TV.
A concert of new music follow-
ed by open discussion will be pre-
sented in a Composers' Forum by
the music school at 8:30 p.m. to-
morrow in Aud. A.
The program will consist of se-
lections by David S. Bates, Enid
Dubbe, and Laurie Efrin, all stu-
dents at the University.
The nature and significance of
the conflict between individual
freedom and the American citi-
zen's urgent search for security in
modern society will be the discus-
sion of the final program in the
"Freedom in a Threatened So-
The program will be seen at.
8:30 a.m. today on television sta-
Poetry Reading-.. .
Robert Bly, "Sixties Press" edi-
tor, will be sponsored by the Eng-
lish department in a poetry read-
ing at 4:10 p.m. Tuesday in
Aud. A. -
Exhibition .. .
In commemoration of the an-
niversary of the birth of Gerhart
Hauptmann, the University libra-
ries are displaying a special ex-
hibition featuring the works of
this modern German writer.
The exhibit is made up of first
editions of Hauptmann's major
works with some biblophile print-
ings and illustrative material.
Degree Recital ...
Morris Hochberg, violinist, ac-
companied by Sylvia Hochberg,
will present a recital of Beethoven
sonatas at 8:30 p.m. today in
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Others in the cast include Frank For- erans Administration, "The Magnetism
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sGid;Maia Kova as Madalena. Aud.
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