THE MICHIGAN DAILY
WEDNESDAY, MARCh 25, 1936
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To Be Summer
Actor Named For Staff
Of Repertory Players
As guest director for the Summer
Session activities the speech depart-
ment has procured Whitford Kane,
noted character actor, it was an-
nounced in a bulletin released by the
Summer Session speech department.
Valentine B. Windt, director of Play
Production throughout the year, will
be the general director of the activi-
ties during the summer.
Mr. Kane has been associated with
the most important theatre organiza-
tions in both Great Britain and Amer-
ica, a few of which are the New York
Theatre Guild School, the Goodman
Theatre of Chicago, the University
of Washington and New York Uni-
Crandall To Assist
Frederick O. Crandall, of New York
City, assistant director last summer of
the Michigan Repertory Players, the
professional laboratory theatre for
the summer courses which produces
weekly prominent plays, will com-
plete the staff of directors for the
summer activities. In addition the
department will again have as art
director of the Players Alexander
Wyckoff of New York City, and Miss
Evelyn Cohen also of New York City
who will be the costume director.
The speech and general linguistics
department for the summer will offer
for the first time radio courses under
the direction of Prof. Waldo M. Ab-
bot who is director of the Broadcast-
ing Service throughout the year. The
courses will have available for their
work the the three University broad-
casting studios and the broadcasts
will be carried by leased wire to Sta-
tion WJR, Detroit.
Crocker Also Named
Another of the visiting faculty in
the speech department will be Lionel
G:. Crocker, lecturer in speech. Dr.
Crocker is a member of the faculty
of Denison University of Grandville,
Ohio, and is also a graduate of the
University of Michigan having re-
ceived his doctors degree in speech
here. He was formerly on the facul-
ty of the University, before going to
Dr. Crocker will conduct the course
in debating which will make a thor-
ough study of the question to be de-
bated in the Michigan High School
Forensic Association for 1936-37.
-Associated Press Photo.
Walter E. Edge (above), former
ambm iador t France, has been
mcnticned as a possible running
made for the Republican
Ar Arbor boys To
Use Vacation For
Niagvara Falls Trip,
With the coming of spring vacation
this year 20 Ann Arbor boys, ranging
in age from nine to 12 years, will set
out for the great unknown with over
$150 between them, a new Ford truck
for transportation and Niagara Falls
their ultimate and long wished for
destination. With them will be Mil-
ford Boerms, '37, counsellor at the
University of Michigan Camp for
Boys, supervisor and honorary mem-
ber of the Bach Travellors' Club.
The club was organized, with the
help of the counsellor, by these boys,
who attended the camp last summer,
and who, continuing to spend their
leisure time together in sports and in
taking short trips, decided last Oc-
tober to form an organization by
which they could make enough money
to take them all to Niagara Falls.
Since that time, the boys have been
working one or two days a week col-
lecting papers and salvage to sell and
giving rummage and bake sales, aided
by their families, with $150 as results.
' They have planned the entire trip
themselves, marking out the route,
deciding where to stop on the way
to see such places as the Welland
Canal, Watkins Glen, the Corning
glass works, Akron rubber factories
and other spots of interest.
The club is one of the numerous
outgrowths of the Ann Arbor Guid-
ance Project, started last fall with
the aim of following the campers for
a year and helping to organize their
activities. The project is under the
direction of Prof. L. J. Carr.
DISCUSSES ETHIOPIAN WAR
Col. Henry W. Miller of the engi-
neering college will speak tonight at
a banquet of the University of Michi-
gan Club of Toledo on the present
state of European politics, the Italo-
Ethiopian affair in particular. Col.
Miller will be accompanied by T.
Hawley Tapping, general secretary of
the Alumni Association and Robert
0. Morgan, council secretary of the
Luncheon To Be Held For
Newly Elected Members
Six students from other lands will
he presented today at the regular
weekly luncheon of the Ann Arbor Ro-
tary Club as "International Guests."
They are: Tsai Hwa Chiang, a
teacher of some years experience in
China, and a candidate for the doc-
tor's degree in education; George
Jurdak, a senior engineer from Bey-
rut, Syria; Dr. Bishnu Mukerji, a re-
search fellow in pharmacology work-
ing under a grant of the Rockefeller
Foundation, a member of the faculty
of the Bengal Medical College in
Others To Be Feted
Oothers are Hasan Rufai, a senior
engineer from Iraq and a government
scholarship student; Cesare Goicha-
echea, a Basque student from Spain,
studying in the School of Library Sci-
ence under a government scholarship;
and Werner Frederick Striedieck, a
German student in the graduate
school and a teaching fellow in Ger-
The local Rotary Club recently
amended its by-laws to provide for
election of a limited number of repre-
sentative foreign students to member-
ship as "international guests." These
students will have the privileges of
the club for the period of one year.
They will attend the weekly luncheons
and receive the weekly1 publication of
the club and the Rotarian.
Begun At Cornell
This plan of introducing foreign
students as members of Rotary was
begun at Cornell University. The
Cornell group now numbers 25 mem-
bers, but at present the local group
will be limited to six.
By association with representative
town and faculty men the students
selected will become familiar with the
workings of Rotary and the purposes
of American service clubs.
The international guests are chos-
en by the usual procedure of the
club and are proposed for this honr
by the International Committee of
which Dean Joseph A. Bursley is
chairman. Other members of the
committee are: Dean S. T. Dana, Dean
Herbert C. Sadler, Dr. Carl E. Badg-
ley, Dr. Warren Lombard, Prof. J. Ra-
leigh Nelson, and George Burke.
Clubs To Convene
Sixty-seven International Rela-
tions Clubs in the Mid-West Region,
including that of the University of
Michigan, will hold a conference Ap-
ril 3 and 4 at Indiana University,
Bloomington, Indiana, under the aus-
pices of the Carnegie Endowment for
International Peace, Dr. Howard
Calderwood of the political science
department announced yesterday.
Dr. Earnest Minor Patterson, pro-
fessor of economics at the University
of Pennsylvania, and Dr. Paul L.
Dengler, member of the Austrian
Commission of the Institute of In-
tellectual Cooperation, will be the
principal guest speakers, he said.
Olson Says Expt
Of School Discq
European Tour Revealed
Many More Nationalistic
By F. CLAYTON HEPLER
After spending about five months
touring 12 countries on the continent,
Prof. Willard C. Olson, director of
research in child development, has
returned to his duties in the School
of Education impressed with the dis-
appearance of the experimental types
of schools in those nations which are
controlled by dictators.
"The schools," he said, "are becom-
ing more conservative and more, and
more dominated by state pur-
poses." Citing Italy and Germany as
typical examples, he discussed out-of-
school organizations, especially in
Italy, which are attempting to instill
the principles of nationalim in its
citizens at an early age, and other
supplementary groups which are de-
signed for providing programs for
The Opera Balilla Nazionale, an
organization for Fascisti youth be-
tween the ages of 8 and 14, is per-
haps the best machine for govern-
ment propaganda that Italy posesses,
he stated. It has just been organized
on a corporate basis and will fit in
with the new system of government
corporations. The purposes of the
Balilla are to develop the spirit of
discipline and to provide premilitary,
physical, cultural, professional, voca-
tional and religious training for the
The next step in the training per-
iod, Professor Olson explained, is the
Avanguardisti for boys between the
ages of 14 and 18. The graduation
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March 24 adopted the following reso-
Lambda Chapter of Beta Theta
Pi fraternity at the University of
Michigan shall be suspended and
their chapter house closed from April
first, 1936 to September first, 1936.
The said organization shall be allowed
to reopen and remain open after Sep-
tember first, 1936 only upon submis-
sion to the Executive Committee of
the Interfraternity Council of the
University of Michigan on or before
October 15, 1936 of evidence of in-
ternal conditions satisfactory to the
said Executive Committee and to the
national organization of Beta Theta
University of Michigan.
"r II WPA STRIKERS FIRED
rtfen lta l ype NTLES. Mich.. March 24 - .
F(f WPA strikers ',hIi( refused to re-
l ~ ~ ~ ;i 'O work were suspended perman-
pearirg broa Monday by Administrator E.
1). Morse. Approximately 150 men re-
day, when a boy passes from the med work on projects which were
primary group to the more advanced shut down last week by the strike.
group, is a gala day and is celebrated
throughout the country.
Another group whose activities are
carried on in conjunction with thoseT
of the Ballilla is the Dopolavaro, T ursdIa
which is designed as a training course
for future leaders of the Balilla, Pro-
fessor Olson added. They do their
practice teaching in the ready organ- Friday
ized groups, and after they complete
their training, go out to form new
squadrons for the Balilla.
Reminiscent of the days of the Saturday
Caesars is the organization of the
troops, he continued. The smallest
unit is the squadron, which is com-
posed of 11 boys and their leaders.
All the other units are formed on the
basis of three, three squadrons mak-
ing a manipulum, three manipula
making a centurium and three cen-
turia making a cohort. The largest
unit is the legion, which is composed
of three cohorts. Membership in the
Balilla is limited to those who have
the consent of their parents. A tui-
tion fee is also required.
Although education in Europe is
limited to the ability to pay and a
general philosophy of "education for
place" prevails, Professor Olson
pointed to Sweden as one of the na-
tions in which experimental educa-
tion is making great strides forward.
"Social, political and economic Ju
conditions modify the educational
philosophy of every country," he said,
"and the cooperative nurseries and
day schools in Sweden are evidences
of steps taken to meet the changing
A shortage in housing conditions,
principally in Stockholm, has re-
sulted in government subsidized, co-
operative apartment dwellings. With-
in these dwellings are rooms set aside
for providing facilities for the care
of both infants and other children not
yet of school age.
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University Soloists To
Be Featured At Michigan
University talent is getting a
chance to try its wings in the un-
usual program being presented by
Paul Tompkins at the Michigan,
Theatre this week. The program of
organ-music and solos features songs
made famous over the air or thru re-
cordings by nationally-known orches-
The students who take part in the
presentation are: Sam Stoller and
Ellis Moerman, singers, and Clare
Wigell, trombone and Ernest Jones,
trumpet. The interest of the pro-
gram is heightened by the use of
bizarre lighting and color effects.
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