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29, 1935


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Rodzinski Directs l


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CubPays Visit O
To U versit ConcetfSeries
The Cleveland Symphony Orches-
ti a, under the direction of Artur Rod-
Group Is Entertained By zinski, in playing before an enthus-
astic capacity crowd at 8:15 p.m. last
Ruthvens At Tea; Attend tight in Hill Auditorium, completed

Concert In Evening
The House and Senate Club of the
wives of members of the State Legis-
lature and Senate made their annual
visit today to the University campus.
A complete program for the day was
planned. Arriving at 11 a.m. at the
League, the party made a general
tour of the campus, visiting the Gen-
eral Library, Clements Library and
the Law Library.
Luncheon was held at 12:30 p.m.
at the League. President Alexander
G. Ruthven extended a welcome tol
the club for the University. The after-
noon was spent inspecting University
Hospital and Mosher-Jordan Halls.
Mrs. Ruthven entertained the group
at her home on South University
avenue for tea.
Following the dinner held at the
League, the party attended the con-
cert by the Cleveland Orchestra at
Hill Auditorium as the guests of the
University Musical Society.
The reception committee for the
day wasMrs. Alexander G. Ruthven,
Regent Esther M. Crp, Mrs. Ralph
W. Aigler, Mrs. Junius E. Beal, Mrs.
James D. Bruce, Mrs. Redmund M.
Burr, Mrs. Samuel T. Dana, Mrs. Al-
bert C. Furstenberg, Mrs. Walter F.
Hunt, Mrs. Emory J. Hype, Mrs. Paul
A. Leidy, Miss Alice Lloyd, Mrs. James
J. Pollock, Mrs. Charles A. Sink, Mrs.
Shirley W. Smith and Mrs. Clarence
S. Yoakum.
Phi Sigma Sigma announces the
initiation of Frances Seitner, '37;
Sally Levitt, '38; and Lillian Binacow,
'38. Rita Schaff, '38, and Hortense
ass, '38, were recently pledged.

th2 Choral Union Concert Series for


The crowd called the Symphony
Orchestra back for two encores, one
of which was the well-known "Tales
From Vienna Woods" by Strauss.
Last night's concert marked the first
appearance of the Cleveland Sym-
phony Orchestra in Ann Arbor.
The program consisted of the works
of the more modern composers. The
concert was opened with "Organ
Chorale No. 1, E Major" by Cesar
Fianck. This composition was orig-
inally written for the organ in 1890,
and was completed only a few months
before Franck's death. Arthur Loes-
ser, a soloist with the orchestra.
adapted the organ registration to the
orchestra, maintaining a close ad-
herence to the style of Franck's own
orchestral writing.
The program was continued with
"Symphony, Op. 10" by Dmitri Shos-
takovich. This composition was com-
pleted in 1925 when the composer was
only 19.
After a short intermission, the or-
chestra played "Overture-Fantasia,
Romeo and Juliet" by Tschaikowsky.
'I he concert was concluded with one
of the more popular modern works,
"Suite from the Ballet Petrouchka"
by Stravinsky.
Ei rht HIouses
To Entertain
With Dances

Deadline Set
On Fellowship
Competitors Requested To
Have Shore Conference
With Dean A. Lloyd
All applications for Alumnae Coun-
cil fellowships and scholarships must
be filed by noon tomorrow in the of-
fice of the Dean of Women. Appli-
cants are requested to hace a short
conference with Dean Alice C. Lloyd
at the time of submitting applica-
Announcement of winning candi-
dates will be made before the end of
April. All awards are judged on a
competitive basis with a special Board
of Awards making the decisions. The
Board includes Mrs. Edward Maire,
of Detroit, Miss Lloyd, Dr. Clarence
Yoakum, dean of the Graduate
School, Mrs. Charles Gore, of Benton
Harbor, and an additional member
from the Graduate School.
Two senior gift scholarships of $100
each will be awarded on a scholastic
basis to the two junior women with
the highest qualifications. These
prizes are known as the Judith Gins-
burg Colton scholarship, and the Sey-
mour Beach Conger scholarship.
Three fellowship of $500 each are
to be given for graduate study, either
to women of another college to study
at the University, or to Michigan
graduates for study here or at an-
other college. These awards are
named in honor of Ida May Malfroid,
Lucy Elliott, and Dr. G. Carl Huber,
late dean of the Graduate School.
The latter fellowship will be given
preferably for study in the field of
"Our fellowship program is growing
constantly," Mrs. S. B. Conger, ex-
ecutive secretary of the Alumnae
Board, said yesterday. "Greater in-
terest has been shown on the part of
the alumnae than ever before, and
the number of applications received
convinces us that this is very appro-
priate and necessary work." Mrs.
Conger will attend the annual meet-
ing of the American Alumni Council
next week in Washington, D. C. T.
Hay ey Tapping, general secretary of
the 'umni Association, will also at-
tend ae convention.
play for the formal dance being
planned by Pi Lambda Phi fratern-
ity. Robert Adelnan, '36, has ar-
ranged for Mr. and Irs. Emanual J.
Harris and Mr. and Mrs. F. H. Math-
ews to chaperone.
Dr. and .Mrs. Harold Whitehall and
Mr. and Mrs. Van Halleck are to
chaperone the formal dance to be
given by Delta Tau Delta fraternity.
Wenel Neumann, '36, is in charge
of the arrangements.
Alpha Tau Omega fraternity is
planning a closed informal party.
James Eberle, '35, is in charge of the
affair, which will be chaperoned by
Leslie Wikel and Dr. C. E. LaFever.
James Liemtz, '36E, is arranging
the closed informal dance to be held
at the Acacia fraternity house. C.
Russell Pryce and Herbert Wagner
will act as chaperones.
inWhere To Go

Thi i te.irt f sris* f rtices
on the careers- 01 well-known alumni.
A former president of the Michigan
Glider Club, Heath McDowell, '33, is!
now chief engineer of Bowlus-duPont
Sailplane, Inc., a pioneer company
which is attempting to build gliders
which can be used successfully in
commercial aviation.
This company, backed by Richard
and Paul duPont, also handles all
phases of building, repair, and in-
struction in the flying of gliders and
sailplanes. Besides the central plant
located at Wilmington, Del., it owns a
glider school at Miami, Fla.
McDowell's job is to design a new
utility glider with two sets of wings for
training and soaring. The first test
of his glider will be made at the Na-
tional Soaring Contest to be held in
June at Elmira, N.Y.
McDowell has had a colorful life
since he graduated from college two
years ago. While in school, he was
not only president of the Glider Club,
but was test pilot of the Franklin
Glider Company in Ypsilanti, and
was in charge of student instruction
at the Ann Arbor airport.
Two-way communication from the
ground during a glider flight is still
an unusual accomplishment, but Mc-
Dowell, who flew a Franklin glider in
the Elmira contest of 1933, had the
distinction of being among the first
to accomplish this feat.
Radio In GliderI
At that meet he had a two-way'
radio in the glider, and was able to
talk for more than an hour while
soaring in the contest, with the re-
ceiver on the ground connected with
a loudspeaker system so that the spec-
tators could hear the conversation.1
Gliding is still a comparatively new
field, and there is still a certain ele-
ment of danger involved. In the
summer of 1934 McDowell, who had
been studying at the Boeing school
in Los Angeles, arranged to give an
airplane tow demonstration with a
glider at the Oakland airport.
In airplane towing the glider is
fastened to the tail of an airplane
by a long rope. The plane then towsI
the. glider into the air to an alti-
tude of several thousand feet where

the glider drops the tow line and
glides under its own power.
Puzzled At Crowd
Arriving at the airport he was
somewhat puzzled, though gratified
to see the large crowd which had
turned out. He soon found out, to
his chagrin, that their curiosity was
caused by the fact that the last three
pilots who had tried to airplane tow
had been killed. However, McDowell
went through the flight successfully,
and in his performance of loops, spins
and wingovers, he proved that gliders
could do anything in the way of stunt-
ing that an airplane can do.
One week-end he airplane towed to
Lodi, Calif., to take part in a grape
festival there. On the return trip,
however, the tow line fell off about
eight miles from the home airport,
and although McDowell landed safely,
the pilot, who had not noticed the
loss, was frantically combing the
countryside for the missing glider.
However, McDowell's aim is not to
prove the stunting capacities of glid-
ers, but to prove its utility in com-
mercial flying.
Track Star
At the University, McDowell was af-
filiated with Alpha Delta Phi, and a
member of the track team. Although
he had studied medicine at the Uni-
versity of Rochester, Rochester, N.Y.,
he transferred to engineering when he
entered Michigan.
In his work with the Bowlus-duPont
company, he is assisted by another
Michigan graduate, Stanley W. Smith,
'4. Smith was United States glider
champion in 1933, and is now working
as a draftsman. He piloted one of the
gliders which was part of a unique
-ky-train feat of Prof. R. E. Franklin
of the aeronautical engineering de-
partment, in which three gliders were
towed behind an aeroplane locomo-
Few Slide Rule Tickets
Are Available At Union
A few remaining tickets for the
Slide Rule dance to be held in
the Union ballroom tonight may be
purchased today at the Union or
at Ulrich's bookstore.

Former Glider Club President
Is Now Commercial Designer

Fraternity Dinners Are To
Precede Annual Slide
Rule Balli



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The chapter house entertainment
tcnight has been limited exclusively
to fraternities. Eight houses are
holding dances and two are planning
dinners to be held before the annual
Slide Rule dance.
Pinkie Hunter and his orchestra
will play for the closed informal dance
to be given by Phi Kappa Psi fratern-
ity. The chaperones are to be Dr. and
Mrs. Howard B. Calderwood and Paul,
R. Kempf, according to Arthur Bat-
ten, '36, chairman of the affair.
Frederick King, '36E, is in charge
of the dinner to be given by Triingle
fr aternity before the. Slide Rule'
dance. The dinner at the Sigma Phi
Epsilon fraternity house is being
planned by William Combe, '36A.
Leroy V. Cram and Regent Esther
Cram and Prof. and Mrs. Maurice B.
Eichelberger will chaperone the for-
mal dance to be given by Phi Delta
Theta fraternity. Robert Young, '36,
is chairman.
Henry Thomas, '35, is planning the
formal dance to be held at the Kappa
Sigma fraternity house. Lieut. and
Mrs. R. R. Coursey and Dr. and Mrs.
M. R. Collins will chaperone.
A closed informal dance will be giv-
en by Theta Delta Chi fraternity, ac-
cording to Franklin Bristol, '35, chair-
man. Prof. and Mrs. Ernest F. Bark-
er will act as chaperones.
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