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iisines Men


Roosevelt Pardons Dr. Townsend

A pardon by President Roosevelt saved Dr. Francis E. Townsend,
old age pension advocate, from serving a 30-day jail sentence in Wash-
ington for contempt of a House committee. Dr. Townsend is shown
waving the pardon aloft as he emerged from District Court.



NBC To Carry
Hobbs Lecture
Geologist Will Talk Today
From Philadelphia
(Continued from Page )ii
will leave Ann Arbor to attend the
meeting tomorrow. They are: Prof.
Haber D. Curtis, of the astronomy
department, Prof. Bradley M. Davis,
of the botany department, Prof. Jesse
M. Reeves, of the political science de-
partment,- and Prof. Henry M. San-
ders, of the general linguistics de-
President Ruthven is also a member
of the society but stated that he would
not attend since he has just recently
returned from his long western tour.
Dean-Emeritus Frederick G. Novey.
of the medical school, and Prof. Har-
ley H. Bartlett, of the botany depart-
ment, are members of the society but
will not attend the meeting this year.
Women's Debating
Contest To Begin
(Continued from Page 5)
Chi Omega vs. second team for Delta
Gamma, Room 1035 Angell Hall, first
team for Delta Delta Delta vs. Alpha
Xi Delta, Room 2014 Angell Hall.
First team for League House In-
dependents vs. first team for Delta
Gamma, Room 1209 Angell Hall;
Kappa Kappa Gamma vs. third team
for League House Independents,
Room 2013 Angell Hall and Colle-
giate Sorosis vs. Chi Omega, Room
2029 Angell Hall.
Prof. J. H. Muyskens of the speech
department will serve as a critic
judge, as will Mr. Dean Nichols
and Mr. Harold Westlake, both of

Busine, s Men,
Studenits Conifer
O uMarketing
State Realtors To Revive
Sessions After Lapse
At Union Tomorrow
The School of Business Adminis-
tration will cooperate with the Mich-
igan Real Estate Association to revive
an annual "Educational Conference
on the Real Estate Market," discon-
tinued in 1931. The meetings will
begin at 10:15 a.m. and continue all
day tomorrow in the Union.
Prof. Richard U. Ratcliff of the
business administration school yes-
terday called the conference an ex-
cellent opportunity for students to
become acquainted with the real
estate field and its problems, and
invited all interested persons to at-
tend the sessions.
At the morning session, beginning
at 10:15 a.m., Professor Ratcliff will
open the conference and Leonard P.
Reatme of Detroit, past president of
the Association will speak on "Mar-
ket Analysis as a Guide to Sales
President Ruthven is scheduled to
give the welcome address at the noon
luncheon and J. G. Lloyd Alexander,
Grand Rapids, will respond.
At the afternoon session, Prof. Ar-
thur M. Weimer of Indiana Univer-
sity will speak on "The Economics of
the Real Estate Market," former
Prof. Coleman Woodbury of North-
western University, director of the
National Association of Housing Of-
ficials, will speak on "The Effect of
Governmental Activity in Housing
on the Real Estate Market" and Cor-
win A. Fergus, director of the eco-
nomics and statistics division of the
Home Owners' Loan Corporation, will
analyze the local real estate markets.
Oratorical Contest
Won By Hillel Head
Ronald Freedman, '38, student di-
rector of the Michigan Hillel Foun-
dation, won first prize in the National
Hillel Oratory Contest held April 10
at the Covenant Club in Chicago.
Winners of elimination contests in
Ohio State University, Pennsylvania
State College, University of Wiscon-
sin, University of Illinois, and Uni-
versity of Alabama Hillel Founda-
tions competed in the contest.
Freedman spoke before an audi-
ence of 1,100 on Moses Mendelssohn
and Jewish freedom. Mendelssohn
believed in cultural plurality for the
Jews, he said. He was awarded a gold
medal and the Foundation was pre-
sented with a silver cup, and a ro-
tating plaque.

Post-War Vienna Will Be Scene
Of Deutscher Vereiii Production

Gay, laughing Vienna, the post-war
Vienna of story book and travel cat-'
alogues, is the setting of this year's
German play, "Das Konzert," which
will be presented by Deutscher Verein
at 8:30 p.m. Monday, April 25, in the
Lydia Mendelssohn Theatre.
Gustov Heink, the hero of the play
is a famous Viennese pianist, sur-
rounded by a large number of women
students as interested in their teacher
as they are in music.
Heink frequently becomes in-
volved in serious complications and
has to depend on his very intelli-
gent wife to steer him out of trouble.
The role of Heink will be played by
Arthur Klein, '39, and Emma Hirsch,
'39, will take the part of Frau Heink.
The play was written by Hermann
Bahr. The plot which resembles Noel
Coward's "Private Lives" while it
avoids its cynicism, has a moral.
Heink is taught by an amusing in-
trigue that other persons besides
himself must be considered.
Before the World War the Deut-
scher Verein was a very active organ-
ization. The members of the club
presented a number of plays which
were not only presented in Ann Arbor
but also in Detroit, Ypsilanti and
Grand Rapids.
During the war, however, the anti-
'German sentiment caused the organ-
ization to cease its activity. Three



years ago the Deutseher Verein re-
sumed activity.
This year the play is being directed
by Prof. Otto Graf of the German
department. The other leading roles
will be played by Ethel Winnai, '41,
and Rolf Weil, '40, who will portray
the roles of Doctor and Frau Jura;
and Lola Boigimeister, '41, will play
Miss Gerndl, the vamp.
The supporting members of the


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