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THE MICHIGAN DAILY SUNDAY, J

PROFILE
James A. Lewis

PROGRAM NOTES:
Prof. Flower To Give Lecture-Recital

(Continued from Page 1)
he applies for admission until
the moment he leaves the Uni-
versity.
'Less Clear'
The second area of responsi-
bility, Lewis continued, is "less
clearly defined,"
"It's the responsibility for
creating a laboratory within
which the students have some
opportunity to apply the knowl-
edge they acquire. I believe part
of the total educational ex-
perience lies outside the class-
room. In fact, I would like even
to think that in many areas
students are applying what they
learn from their books.
"At any rate, the knowledge
gained from books doesn't al-
ways change behavior. We must
give the ppportunity to develop
more citizenship and more lead-
ership. Students can read about
this in their textbooks, but this
is how they get some practice
at it."
Just how much leadership
the student should be allowed
to practice is one of the chief
problems with which Lewis
must deal.
"Decision making," he said,
"should involve all three seg-
ments of the University com-
munity-students, faculty and
administration. But the ques-
tion of how much power should
go to anyone is a serious one.
"We're trying to give the stu-
dents a chance to make more
real decisions, not play ones.
Put them into real situations
where they are not protected by
advisers,
"I've pushed things to SGC,
wanting to burst this myth that
SGC isn't important."

Lewis is "firmly convinced"
that students ought to have
more and more responsibility.
"But it seems that I've obvi-
ated everything I've stood for
just because of this one issue,"
he said, returning again to the
Sigma Kappa affair.
"We just had to contain the
Council, however. We have to
have a government by law, not
by men.'
Much of the disagreement
had centered around the power
to withdraw recognition. from
campus organizations. "My in-
terpretation," Lewis said, "is
that the administration should
figure.
Change Unclarities
"You can argue on this," he
continued, "so therefore the
thing to do is change the char-
ter. Somehow you must resolve
the conflict. When you're con-
vinced you must have a policy
somewhere, you turn to the
book. And if the book isn't clear
you change it."
Regardless of the question of
how much power should be
given student groups, Lewis
does feel that student govern-
ment here "is more responsible,
and has more authority than in
most universities."
. The same is generally true of
other student groups on the
Michigan campus, he said.
But then there's that con-
tinual "search for power,"
which seems to mean an eternal
series of conflicts.
"That's the thing of it, all
right," Lewis nodded. He is a
former football player, which
may be good.
He can take knocks.
TUESDAY: VICE-PRESI-
DENT RALPH SAWYER

By LORA KRAPOHL
and MAME JACKSON
A public lecture-recital, "Jo-
hann Sebastian Bach's Well-Tem-
pered Clavier," will be given by
Prof. John Flower, pianist, in
Aud. A, Angell Hall, at 4:15 p.m.
Tuesday.
The lecture-recital is the fifth
in a series of eight on this topic.
Prof. Flower in addition to dis-
cussing the tonal aspects in "The
Well-Tempered Clavier" music
will play four preludes and fugues
from Volume Two - Nos: 9 in E
major, 10 in E minor, 11 in F ma-
jor, and 12 in F minor.
Segoia To Play
The famed Spanish guitarist,
Andres Segovia, will play music
written especially for him by 13
noted composers at the Masonic
Temple Scottish Rite Aud. at 8:20
p.m. on Friday.
International recognition has
been given to Segovia by such
composers as Manuel de Falla of
Spain, Jacques Ibert of France
and Hans Haug of Switzerland,
who have dedicated their works
to him.
T o Give Pla ys ...
The Laboratory Playbill will
present its last production of the
semester - "No Count Boy" by
Paul Green and "Mooney's Kid
Don't Cry" by Tennessee Williams
-at 4:10 p.m. Thursday.
The student-acted, directed and
produced Playbill will make use
of the newly renovated arena the-
ater for the second time.
Admission is free to the per-
formance in the Arena Theatre,
Frieze Bldg.
'Sweet Bird . ,
Tennessee Williams' d r a m a
"Sweet Bird of Youth" will run
from February 2-13 at the Cass
Theatre in Detroit.
Starred are Geraldine Page,
Sidney Blackmer and Rip Thorn.
Miss Page is cast as the faded
film siren en route to the West
Coast with an opportunistic young
bit player, acted by Thorn. The
political boss of the Gulf Coast
town will be played by Blackmer.
Musical To Open
The musical show "West Side
Story" will begin a two-week en-
gagement Monday at the Riviera
Theatre in Detroit.
The action of this modern re-
telling of the Romeo and Juliet
legend revolves around clashes
betweenrnative Americans and
newly arrived Puerto Ricans who
have settled in New York's west
side. Leila Martin, Robert Kole,
Devra Korwin, Thomas Hasson,
George Marcy and Sandy Leeds
head the cast.
Pre-Broaday*..*.
Opening prior to Broadway, "A
Thurber Carnival," the new en-
tertainment by James Thurber,
will play from January 12-23 at
the Shubert Theatre in Detroit.
Starring Tom Ewell, Peggy Cass
and PaulFord, the entertainment
ORCHESTRAS
featuring
The Continentals
Kay Miesen Charlie Martyn
Mac Danforth Freddie Bentz
The Dixie-Cats
plus more top campus talent
HUGH SCOTT Agency
1332 Geddes NO.5-5700

will use some of Thurber's best I The causes, problems and cures
known characters. Described as a of inflation will be discussedby
revue, with music but without University economists on this
songs and dances, "A Thurber week's program. "Challenge of
Carnival" has been conceived and Capitalism," at noon today over
directed by Burgess Meredith. WWJ-TV. An Ann Arbor resident
Musc Fa living on Social Security will de-
Il ZLc es'*" *_"-scribe the problems of a fixed in-

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A new production of "H. M. S.
Pinafore" will be given in 1960 by
the Stratford Music Festival in
Stratford; Ontario.
The production of "Pinafore"
will be staged by Tyrone Gdithrie,
who returns to the Festival for the
first time since 1957. Although
Guthrie has not yet indicated
what his approach to the operetta
will be, it will open on July 15
in the Avon theatre and continue
there for three full weeks.
Pianist To Perform
Witold Malcuzynski, Polish pi-
anist, wil present an all-Chopin
program for the third event in the
University Extra Concert Series
at 8:30 p.m. Friday in Hill Aud.
Recognized as the foremost con-
temporary interpreter of Chopin,
Malcuzynski has performed in
North and South America and
Europe. He will open' the concert
with "Polonaise in C minor, No. 4"
and also will play several mazur-
kas and waltzes.
orchestra Here*..*.
The University Chamber Or-
chestra, conducted by Robert
Hause, will give three-musical per-
formances this week.
Viola soloist, Robert Courte, will
be featured in a concert at 8:30
p.m. Monday in Rackham Lecture
Hall. Guest organist, William
Teague from Centenary College
will perform with the Chamber
Orchestra at 8:30 p.m. Tuesday in
Hill Aud.
James E. Lakin, graduate stu-
dent in oboe, will give a recital at
8:30 p.m. Wednesday in Aud. A,
Angell Hall, as partial fulfillment
of the requirements for his music
degree.
Exhibit Art . .
The Ann Arbor Art Associa-
tion's annual Octet Exhibition will
be on display from January 13-30
in the Rackham Galleries.
Four members of the Art Asso-
ciation, Margaret Chapin, Gewain
Dart, Constance McMillan and
Ellen Wilt, will exhibit their work.
Four guest artists were also in-
vited to participate.
Paintings, ceramics and weav-
ing will be on display. Gallery
hours, after opening night, will be
weekdays from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.
TVSh~ows.*
Prof. Gorden J. Van Wylen of
the mechanical engineering de-
partment will discuss the prin-
ciples of automation on the Uni-
yersity television series "Man the
Maker" at 9 a.m. today over
WXYZ-TV.

come during a time of rising
prices.
Poetry Readings

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for Gilbert Sullivan s
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Sun., Jan. 10, 7:30 P.M. Union
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Scholastic
Organization
To Initiate
Phi Kappa Phi, national schol-
astic honorary society, will hold
its initiation ceremony at 8:30
p.m. Wednesday in Rackham am-
phitheatre.
Dean William N. Hubbard Jr. of
the medical school will speak on
"The Obligation of Excellence."
The 231 initiates include seven
faculty members, graduate stu-
dents and seniors.
To Talk Here
On Women
In Journalism
Charles W. Ferguson, senior edi-
tor of the Reader's Digest, will
speak on "The Case for Women
in American Journalism," at 3
p.m. Wednesday in Rackham Am-
phitheatre.
Ferguson, an ordained Metho-
dist minister, has been president
of the Round Table Press and was
religious editor of Doubleday,
Doran and Co.
The lecture is sponsored by the
University journalism department.

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