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, MARCH 19, 1939


Arts Academy
Ends Acivities
For Year Here
Museums' Director Leads
Organization For 1940
Meetings In Ann Arbor
(Continued from Page 2)
from "Othello"-"I thought so then."
In discussing the character of Eme-
lia, he complained that the part has
never been properly interpreted. He
disagreed with the common con-
ception of Emelia as a common, stu-
pid woman with ratier loose morals.
He pointed out that as the respected
social head of a strict military com-
munity, she was the obvious one to
whom pretty, innocent Desdemona
would turn when she found herself
unable to cope with the responsible
position as general'z wi.
Members of the mathematics sec-
tion yesterday presented reports on
their individual research projects
during the past year. The morning
session heard addresses by Prof. L. S.
Johnston of the University of De-
troit, Prof. C. C. Craig of the mathe-
matics department and Dr. J. D.
Hill of Michigan State College.
Undergraduate papers were also
read at the morning session by Wil-
lard E. Swenson, C. L. Dolph, '39 and
Mrs. Kathryn Crippen Warner.
In the afternoon session a lecture
on Napier, the discoverer of loga-
rithms, was delivered by Prof. E. R.
Sleight of Albion College who re-
cently spent a semester at Edinburgh,
the home of Napier. Professor
Sleight commented on Napier's early
discoveries of multiplication and di-
vision instruments that were widely
used by the common people.
A report on the joint work of Mr.
B. Pecherer and Prof. G. Y. Rainich
of the mathematics department on "A
Series of Matrices" was delivered by
Professor Rainich, and Prof. Norman
Anning of the mathematics depart-
ment delivered the closing address
on "Some Associated Conics."
Landscape Architecture
Prof. H. H. Musselman of the agri-
cultural engineering department of
Michigan S t a t e College briefly
sketched the background of farm de-
velopment, characterizing the period
immediately preceding the World
War as one of consolidation of the
gains brought about by improved
farm machinery. During this time
standardization became the predom-
inating theme in farm procedure.
The idea of standardization on the
farm has since been replaced by the
realization that each farm consti-
tutes an individual problem, said Pro-
fessor Musselman. Science and the
specialists in planting, handling of
live stock and the lay-out of farm
buildings and facilities, he said, can
do no more than make general recom-
Debates on the doctrines of such
thinkers as Plato, Aristotle and
Thomas Aquinas featured the meet-
ing of the philosophy section of the
The discussions were centered
around the papers of Father E. C.
Garvey of Assumption College, Pro-
fessor Roger Hazelton, of Olivet Col-
lege and Prof. John S. Marshall of
Albion College.1
Father Garvey presented a new re-
view of Neo-Thomism, not only as an
historical presentation of the views of
St. Thomas Aquinas, but also as an
application of fundamental ethical
theories of Thomism to certain mod-c
ern social and economical problems.I
Professor Hazelton's talk dealt with

a critical review of ethical doctrines1
of Nicolai Hartmann, especially withc
the problem of the relation betweent
human purpose and the conception
of purposiveness in the universe. t


SUNDAY, MARCH 19, 1939
VOL. XLIX. No. 122
All Students. If the student who
lost a hand bag on a Michigan Cen-
tral train from Chicago, arriving in
Ann Arbor, Friday, Dec. 30, will call
at Room 2, University Hall and iden-
tify the contents of the bag, arrange-
ments can be made for its return to
the owner.
Senior Women are reminded that
the Caps and Gowns for Senior Sup-
per will be sold Monday, from 1 to
5, in the League Ballroom. A deposit
of $4.50 will be necessary.
Bronson-Thomas Prize in German.
Value $40.00. Open to all undergrad-
uate students in German of distinctly
American training. Will be awarded
on the results of a three-hour essay
competition to be held under depart-
mental supervision on Thursday,
March 23, from 2-5 p.m., 201 U.H.
Contestants must satisfy the Depart-
ment that they have done the neces-
sary reading in German. The essay
may be written in English or German.
Each contestant will be free to choose
his own subject from a list of 30 of-
fered. The list will cover six chap-
ters in the development of German
literature from 1750 to 1900, each of
which will be represented by five
subjects. Students who wish to
compete and who have not yet hand-
ed in their applications should do so
immediately anl obtain final direc-
Kothe-Hildner Prize in German:
Two prizes, of $30 and $20 respec-
tively will be awarded to students
taking German 32 in a translation
competition (German-English and
English-German) to be held March
23, from 2-5 p.m., Room 201 U.H.
Students who wish to compete and
who have not yet handed in their
applications should do so immediately
and obtain final directions.
Students interested in summer em-
ployment in their own county, con-
tacting schools for supplies and
equipment, call at the Bureau of Ap-
pointments, 201 Mason Hall; Office
Hours 9-12 and 2-4, immediately.
Appointments for interviews today
may be made by asking for Mrs.
T. Luther Purdom,
University Bureau of Appointments
and Occupationial Information.
Academic Notices
Economics 173: Examination Tu at
8 a.m. Room 348 W. Eng. Bldg.
Students, College of Literature, Sci-
ence, and the Arts: Courses dropped
after Saturday, March 25, by students
other than freshmen will be recorded
E. Freshmen (students with less
than 24 hours of credit) may drop
courses without penalty through the
eighth week. Exception may be made
in extraordinary circumstances, such
as severe or long continued illness.
E. A. Walter, Asst. Dean.
Faculty, College of Literature, Sci-
ence, and the Arts: Attendance re-
port cards are being distributed
through the Departmental Offices.
Instructors are requested to report
absences to my office in accordance
with the rules printed on these cards.
Please note especially the regula-
tions concerning three-week absen-
ces to my office in accordance with
the rules printed on these cards.
Please note especially the regula-
tions concerning three-week absen-
ces, and the time limits for dropping
courses. The rules relating to ab-
sences are printed on the attendance
cards. They may also be found on

page 36 of the current Announce-
ment of our College.
E. A. Walter, Assistant Dean.
Final Doctoral Examination of Mr.
Clarence G. T. Stipe will be held on
Monday,March 20, at 2 p.m. in
Room 209 West Engineering. Mr.
Stipe's field of specialization is geo-
desy and surveying and the title is as
follows: "An investigation of the
Theory Underlying the Method now
being used to determine the 'Strength
of Figures."' Professor C. T. John-
ston as Chairman will conduct the
examination. By decision of, the Ex-
ecutive Board the Chairman has the
power to invite the members of the
faculties and advanced doctoral can-
didates to attend the examination
'and to grant permission to others
who might wish to be present.
C. S. Yoakum, Dean.
Student Recital. M'ry Katherin
Hamlin, pianist, of Golden, Colo..
will give a recital in partial fulfill-
ment of the requirements for the
Bachelor of Music degree, in the
School of Music Auditorium, Tues-
day evening, March 21, at 8:15
o'clock. The general public is in-
vited to attend.
Carillon Recital. Mr. Sidney F.
Giles, Guest Carillonneur, will give
a program of music by Heller, Bland,
Haydn, Sullivan, Lefevere, Nees, Ol-
cott, Verdi, Handel, Scholefield, in the
Charles Baird Tower, Sunday, March
19 at 4:15 p.m.
Exh'ibitidn" of Modern Book Art:
Printing and Illustration, held under
the sp6nsorship of the Ann Arbor
Art Association. Rackham Building,
third floor Exhibition Room; daily
except Sunday, 8 a.m. to 10 p.m.;
through March 25.
Exhibition of Prints from the Col-
lection of Mrs. William A. Comstock
and Water Colors by Eliot O'Hara,
presented by the Ann Arbor Art As-
sociation. Rackham Building, third
floor Exhibition Rooms, daily except
Sunday from 2 to 5 p.m., March 7
through March 21
Botanical Photographic Exhibit:

An exhibit of photographs of botani-
cal subjects will be on display in the
West Exhibit Room of the Rackham
Because of interest in the photo-
graphs of botanical subjects the ex-
hibit will continue to be on. display
daily except Sunday from 9 a.m. to
10 p.m.
Museum of Classical Archaeology:
Special exhibit of terracotta figurines,
baskets, harness and rope from the
University of Michigan Excavations
in Egypt.
Henry Russel Lecture for 1938-39:
Professor Campbell Bonner, Chair-
man of the Department of Greek, will
deliver the Henry Russel Lecture for
1938-39, on the subject, "Sophocles,
Aristotle, and the Tired Business
Man," at 4:15 p.m., Wednesday,
March 22, in the Rackham Amphithe-
atre. The announcement of the Henry
Russel Award for 1938-39 will be made
at this time. The public is cordially
G-Man Lecture? The Graduate Stu-
dent Council presents a free lecture
by Drane Lester, First Assistant to J.
Edgar Hoover, Monday night at 7:30,
March 20, in the Rackham Building.
All who are interested are cordially
invited to attend.
Electrical Engineering, Phyies: Dr.
J. O. Perrine of the American Tele-
phone and Telegraph Company will
give a demonstration lecture on
"Waves, Words and Wires," Monday,
March 20, 1939, in the West Physics
Lecture Room, 7:30 p.m. A' cordial
invitation is extended to the public.
Lecture on "Cosmic Rays and New
Elementary Particles of Matter," Sat-
urday, March 25 at 8 p.m. in the
large auditorium of the Rackham
Building, by Prof. Carl D. Anderson,
Physics Dept. of California Institute
of Technology, winner of Nobel Prize
in 1936 and various other awards for
his research work. The lecture is
arranged by the Society of Sigma Xi
and will be open to the public.
Events Today
Varsity Glee Club: Rehearsal has
been set ahead today from 4:30 to


4 p.m. Please bring the costumes
you are going to wear for "Trial by
Jury" so that a picture of the finale
may be taken.
Vulcans will meet today at 6 p.m.
in the Union.
Professor William Haber of the De-
partment of Economics will lead the
Forum at the Hillel Foundation to-
night at 7:30., All are welcome.
Tau Beta Pi. The pledge meeting
will be held at the Union Sunday,
March 19, at 4:15 p.m. Please bring
your copy of the Constitution.
The Lutheran Student Club will
meet at Zion Parish Hall at 5:30
p.m. tonight for social hour and sup-
per. Rev. Frederick Schiotz, Stu-
dent Secretary of the American Lu-
theran Conference will speak at 6:45.
The Graduate Outing Club will meet
at the Northwest Door of the Rack-
ham Building at 2:30 p.m. and go
in cars to Patterson Lake. Supper
will be served either indoors or out as
the weather permits. They will re-
(Continueed on Page 4)
Telephone Journal
Editor To Lecture
Dr. J. O. Perrine, associate editor
of the "Bell System Technical Jour-
nal" and a member of the technical
staff of the American .Telephone &
Telegraph Company, will speak at
7:30 p.m. tomorrow in the West
Physics Lecture Room. The subject
of the lecture, which is being spon-
sored by the American Institute of
Electrical Engineers and the De-
partment of Electrical Engineering,
will be "Waves, Words and Wiles."





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