MGE SX THE MICHIGAN DAILY
FRIDAY, MAY 28, 1937
William. Green Attacks Rival CIO In Plea For Support
Jacobs To Talk
At High Schoolo1
Dr. Claudeous J. D. Brown, a grad-
Gr a d u a t jii .iate of thc University, has been ap-
ra pointed to the staff of the Institute
for Fisheries Research here it was re-
Columbia Law Professor vealed yesterday.
William Green, president of the American Federation of Labor, is shown in a dramatic appeal before a
conference of federation officials in Cincinnati for support of a battle against the rival Committee for
Industrial Organization, headed by John L. Lewis. After he spoke, Green was voted a "war chest" to
finance the fight.
To Address 300 12A's
At Ann Arbor High
Prof. Albert C. Jacobs of the Co-
lumbia University law faculty has
been chosen to deliver the principal
address at the Ann Arbor High
School commencement exercises, Fri-
lay, June 18, at the Michigan
Theatre, Principal Lewis L. Forsythe
Approximately 300 seniors will be
graduated, and for the first time in
:nany years they will wear caps and
gowns, Mr. Forsythe said.
Professor Jacobs is the son of the
late Mr. and Mrs. Charles Jacobs of
Ann Arbor and received his diploma
from Ann Arbor High School in 1917.
He then entered the University of
Michigan where he received a Rhodes
Scholarship. He continued his
studies at Oxford. At Oxford he be-
came a teaching fellow in law.
He came to Columbia University
about six years ago as an associate
professor of law and this month has
oeen promoted to the rank of pro-
fessor. He has been a member of
the Summer Session law faculty here
for several seasons and will teach
here again this summer.
Professor Jacobs is a son-in-law of
Regent and Mrs. Junius R. Beal of
Lawton Will Lead
Yearly Alumni Sing
Under "literally thousands" of
Japanese lanterns, and with J. Fred
Lawton, '11, composer of "Varsity"
as master of ceremonies, alumni of
100 classes will congregate at 9 p.m.
Friday, June 18, on the steps of the
library for their annual alumni sing,
according to Robert O. Morgan, sec-
retary of the class officers' council.
The Varsity band under the direc-
tion of Prof. William D. Revelli will
also be on the program, he said.
"Members of 100 classes, which is
twice as many as ever have come
together here before, will sing," Mr.
Morgan said. In case of rain the Sing
will be held in Hill Auditorium, he
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Dr. Brown has been connected with
Montana State College and with the
summer session'at Ohio State
De Neerraard Says Present Bad
Plays Cause Revival Of Classics
By ROBERT MITCHELL
Lack of good material in recent
plays has resulted in modern pro-
ducers returning to Shakespeare and
classical playwrights in dramatic pro-
grams, Beatrice de Neergaard, lead
in Gordon Daviot's "The Laughing
Woman," declared yesterday.
"The Laughing Woman," featuring
Miss de Neergaard and Tonio Selwart,
will run for five performances at the
Lydia Mendelssohn Theatre this
week-end, closing with matinee and
night performances Monday.
Lack Of Material Fault
"Many recent plays have been
charged by the public with being
light and over-sophisticated," Miss
de Neergaard, said, "but the real
charge against them should be their
lack of material for good production.
Whether a play is 'light' or not doesn't
matter if it offers opportunity for
ood staging and a good finished pro-
duction. Because modern producers
cannot find the material they want
in some of the newer plays, they have
been turning to Shakespeare and Ib-
A 'statement by Mr. Selwart, Aus-
trian actor, last Tuesday, that the
20 Nurses Receive
St. Joseph Dilpomas
Commencement exercises were held
at 8 p.m. yesterday at St. Joseph's
Mercy Hospital school of nursing
with Rev. John B. Lynch, assistant
pastor of St. Thomas Catholic Church
delivering the principal address in
St. Joseph's auditorium.
Twenty nurses received diplomas
last night. Eight of these received
diplomas from St. Joseph's Hospital
school of nursing and 12, from the
Mercy College of Nursing in Detroit,
of which the hospital school of nurs-
ing here is a unit.
American theatre was refreshing and
vital was backed by Miss de Neer-
gaard. "There is much more oppor-
tunity than in Europe," she said,
"to get established. Abroad the au-
diences remain loyal to old favorites
as' long as they are on the stage.
Young people have little chance to
get started and win the public when
everybody is loyal to the old stars."
She pointed out that a well-known
Norwegian actress who was interested
in directing was laughed at in Europe
until she came to Amercia.
The stage is a profession one enters
because it has an all-comprising in-
terest, Miss , de Neergaard stated.
Though it is a profession, most actors
couldn't live with out it, she said.
She herself was directed toward an
architectural career by her parents,
but soon found herself turning to the
stage. Her favorite roles so far have
been Queen Anne with the Dennis
King production of "Richard of Bor-
deaux" and the lead in "Squaring
the Circle." Usually given comedy
roles, she stated, she prefers more
serious dramatic ones.
Born In Denmark
Miss de Neergaard was born in
Denmark, but has done most, of her
professional work in America, in the
Repertory Theatre of her cousin, Evr,
le Gallienne. After three seasons
with the Repertory group she went to
Vienna to study under Dr. Hoch, lead-,
ing stage director for Max Reinhardt.
Among roles she has taken are Elsa in
"Dr. Monica," with Mme. Nazimova,
Queen Ann, and leads in "The Master
Builder," "The Cherry Orchard," and
"The Three Sisters."
Following a season's run in Lon-
don, "The Laughing Woman" is being
produced in Ann Arbor with its star
in New York City, Selwart, in the
role of Henri Gaudier. Miss de Neer-
gaard is taking the role of Sophie
Brzeska. Others in the cast include
John W. Austin, Mary Howes and El-
lis Baker of the New York cast.
Smith To Study
Code Of Ethics
Ira M. Smith, registrar of the
University, announced yesterday that
he will conduct a survey of 750 insti-
tutions of higher learning in the'
country in order to find out how
they feel toward a proposed code of
ethics relating to the recruiting of
This code is to be sent to all mem-
bers of the American Association of
Collegiate Registrars, according to
Mr. Smith. He is chairman of a
committee which has been delegated
to make a study of the matter. Mr.
Smith will also be acting for the
North Central Association of Colleges
and Secondary Schools which plans
to take action to establish what con-
stitute ethical and unethical prac-
tices at its 1938 meeting.
Reeves To Preside
At Vesper Service
Prof. Jesse S. Reeves of the political
science department was named yes-
terday to preside at a vesper service
to be held June 6 at Cranbrook
School, commemorating the work
done for peace by Mrs. Harold T. Mil-
ler of Detroit.
Paul Martin of Windsor, member of
the Canadian parliament will be the
principal speaker. The services will
be held at 6 p.m. in the Greek theatre
or in Christ Church, Cranbrook, in
case of rain.
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