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February 13, 1981 - Image 6

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A
New
and
Vital
Black
Drama
I Can't Hear
the Birds Singing
February 11 -15
Wsd -Sat 8pm Sun 2prn
GUEST ARTIST
Earl D.A. Smith
PTP Ticket Office
Michigan League
Mon -Fri 10.1 & 2.5
Phone 764.0450

Page 6-Friday, February 13, 1981-The Michigan Daily
Band director
emeritus dies

Nicholas Falcone, director emeritus
of University bands, died at his homw
Wednesday. He was 88.
Falcone directed University bands
and conducted the University marching
band from 1927 to 1935. He retired after
suffering a sudden and complete
hearing loss.
Sir Humphry Davis discovered in
1807 tht if hydrogen and oxygen are
mixed and then powdered platinum is
added, heat is produced without com-
bustion or flame. About 30 years later
scientists found that electricity was
produced also. Today this principle is
used in energy cells to produce elec-
tricity for spacecraft.

THE TALENTED musician and
composer was named director emeritus
of University bands by the Regents in
1978.
Fa;cone continuedto arrange music
after his hearing loss, said William
Revelli, former director of the Univer-
sity Marching Band. Revelli added that
Falcone attended many University
concerts.
"Although he couldn't hear, he would
watch the conductor to follow the
music," Revelli said.
A native of Roseto, Italy, Falcone
moved to Ann Arbor in 1913. A noted
clarinet virtuoso, he performed as a
soloist until 1928 with the University or-
chestra.
A Mass of the Resurrection will be
celebrated at the Muehlig Funeral
Chapel in Ann Arbor at 10:30 a.m..
today. In lieu of flowers, contributions
may be made to the Michigan Heart
Association or to the University School
of Music Development Fund.

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Inside Mount St. Helens AP Photo

A group of scientists, accompanied by members of the press, explore the inside of Mount St. Helens' crater Tuesday.
The lava dome, which grew to a height of 450 feet in the last week, can be seen in the background. The man in the
foreground is a reporter.

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SIEEO'1INIC SOUND
T,~LL1A

U.S. clergymen
want less gov t

CHEVY CHASE, Md. (AP) -
Representaives of the bulk of American
religion, gathered to plan resistance to
what they see as government inroads
into their preserve, were criticized
yesterday as looking at government as
"a common enemy."
The criticism was promptly disputed
by other religious leaders, who detailed
what they regarded as various incur-
sions by courts and regulatory agencies
into religious affairs.
THE PROBLEM IS not an outright
attack on religion but growing
"bureaucratic momentum," said the
Rev. Elwyn Smith of St. Petersburg,

Fla. "Odd things are happening. If
religious liberty goes, then all liberties
go."
William Lee Miller, professor of
political science and religion at Indiana
University, chided what he termed ;a
tendency to "stereotype villains" and
"label the government as demon."
He said this attitude has revived
"with great force" in the current U.S.
political climate. And he questioned
the wisdom of religious forces "joining
the chorus."

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