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appearing in the October number of
the English Journal.
The first of these annual lists con-
tained 120 bibliographical items, and
appeared last yearin the September
number of the English Journal. The PROF. PALMER CHRISTIAN
September bibliography reviewed the
literary material for 1932. This year's' * * *
work, more comprehensive than the *
previous one, contains 180 items, and 1 . YC risl an.
represents much concentrated effort
on the part of the committee. j tup ti I usical
"The bibliography in the current
English Journal," said Professor Wal-
ter, "covers the more significant books Program s .9 ere
of 1933 in the fields of biography, lit-____
erary criticism, poetry, and the novel."
The following members of the Eng- Palmer Christian, University or-
lish department are engaged in the ganist and member of the School of,
work of reviewing books for these Music faculty, inaugurated Ann Ar-
bibliographies: Professors R. W. Cow-o's uia esnysedyatr
den, E. S. Everett, A. Marckwardt, A. ' when heon ereda af
Morris, N. Nelson, H. Price, K. T, noon, when he offered a program of
Rowe, P. L. Schenk, A. K. Stevens, organ music in Hill Auditorium.
B. Weaver, and E. A. Walter. Professor Christian has long been

Wesley Players.
To Hold Play
Writing Contest
A national contest in play writing
was announced yesterday by the Wes-
ley Players, Methodist student dra-
matic group. There will be two prizes
The contest is open to any student1
of the University, regardless of relig-
ious affiliations. Since this is a na-
tional contest there will be no guar-
anty that a Michigan student will
win a prize.
Contestants are free to write on any
subject that they wish. It is suggested,
however, that they write on a subject
connected with social or ethical prob-
lems. All plays submitted will become
the property of Wesley Players.
Among the rules of the contest'
are the following: plays submitted
are specifically for use in young peo-
ple's groups and should be written for'
presentation for such groups; there'
is no limit as to length, although a'
one-act drama is suggested.
Manuscripts should be submitted in
typewritten form to David A. Hult-!
quist, Stalker Hall, and marked plain-
ly, "Wesley Players Contest." A self-
addressed envelope is to be sent with
all contributions. .
The contest is set to close at mid-!
night, Dec. 20. Officials say the win- _
ner will be announced by Feb. 1.
Twenty-five dollars will be awarded
to the winner, while the second prize '1
is $15.
The winning play will be publishedt
in "The Footlight."

Pesky RevolittIiolists Out To
Start Trouble For Historians

Revolutions, says Prof. eston W.
Slosson ,of the hist.ory 6je1 t n,'
are darn disgusting things.
The world today is like an in rac -
able photographer's subject, who re-
fuses to hold still long for~h j
the camera to click. Befor e he ink has
dried on the most up-to-date his-
tory book, somebody over in Spain, or
Jugoslavia, or somewhere starts a
revolution, putting the bok out of
date, and sending overworked histor-
ians to dip their pens in the inkwell
for a new start.
Especially today, thinks Professor
Slosson, when changes of adminis-
istration in Spain, strikes -in Havana,
and the assassination of the Jugo-
slavian king opens a long series of
disturbances in a Europe already
racked with suspicion, armed forces.
and political intrigue, it is difficult.
But what seems to irk him most,
is that Professor Slosson has under

"is one of the plastic arts and one unit in the University R.O.T.C. will
of the inexact sciences. History is be open to the members of the unit
constantly altering in all three di- at certain times each week during the
mensions - length, breesth, and year, First Lieut. M. G. Wallington,1
thickness." head of the Signal Corps unit an-t
"It varies in length because each nounced yesteiday.Lg
a y's newspaper adds a new chapter; This is done. Lieut. Wallington
3i breadth, because we are always stated, in order to give the men en-9
adding new fields of study - to wars rolled in the unit a better chance to
nd kings, the old centers of interest, learn 'the code, and to improve the
.ll sorts of researches in social, eco-:efficiency of the men already familiar
notnic and cultural history; and in with the fundamentals. The labora-
thickness, because new facts are con- tories will be open on Mondays, from
stantly beingbrought to light in every ' 3 to 4 p.m., on Tuesdays, from 2 to 4
field of research." p.m., on Wednesdays, from 2 to 3 p.m.,
"The parts of history that change and on Thusdays, from 3 to 4 p.m.
most rapidly are the very ancient -- ---
and the very modern. A history of
Europe from Columbus to Napoleon
written a hundred years ago might
still be tolerably useful., but one on
the ancient Assyrians written then
would be only misleading. And con- I-P
temporary history alters so rapidly
that a book -like a battleship --
begins to become obsolete the moment:
it is launched."

gree in Fine Arts last June, has been
asked to speak at the November
meeting of the Michigan Alumnae in
Pittsburgh. Miss Bailey, whose work
was lauded by Lorado Taft, emin-
ent American sculptor, during his
visit here last spring, will talk on Art,
and will exhibit her sculpture.

Seyfried Jewelers
Dealers in Watches,
Clocks and Jewelry
304 South Main St.

Laboratories Are Helen Bailey To Speak
pned To .OT To Pittsburgh Alumnae
I Helen Bailey, '33A, East Liverpool,
The laboratories of the Signal Corps Pa., who received her, Master's de-


preparation a
Europe that
times, and no

new text, a history of
comes up to modern
}matter how hard he:

tries, he just can't seem to finish
blotting a sheet of these last chapters
without his morning paper announc-
ing some new revolt, assassination or
excitement of some sort.
Daniel Webster said "The past, at
least, is secure," but he wasn't a his-
torian, and he wasn't in the process
of writing a history book in troublous
"History," says Profe sor Slosson,


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Theatre Bldg. Ph. 9695

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