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THE MICHIGAN DAILY

TUESDAY,

New Carillon4
To Dominate
Music Center1
Tower Erected In Memory
iOf Ex-president Burton;
carillon Gift Of Baird
Dominating the proposed Univer-
sity Musical Center to be located at
the northern end of the Mall is
the Burton Memorial Tower housing
the Baird Carillon.,
Completed in December, 1936, the
Carillon is the third largest in the
world, according to Prof. Earl V.
Moore, director of the School of I
Music. With its 53 bells, the largest
of which, the Bourdon Bell, weighs 12
tons, the Michigan Carillon ranks be-
hind only that on the Riverside
Church in New York, which has 72
bells, the largest 20 tons, and that of
the 'University of Chicago Chapel
which also has 72 bells, largest 18
tons.
The Carillon was the gift of Charles
Baird, '95, who said, in presenting
the bells to President Ruthven at
the dedication exercises, Dec. 5, 1936:
From the time I entered this
University 46 years ago I have loved
it. It has been an inspiration to me
all my life. I feel that I cannot re-
pay the Uniyersity of Michigan for
what she has given me.
"All the friends of Dr. Burton, who
knew and loved him will rejoice ini
this realization of a dream of his,
frustrated by an untimely death."
The tower and Carillon are the
realization of a dream of Marion
Teroy Burton, president of the
'University who died in office, Feb. 18,
1925. The tower was financed
through contributions of alumni and
public-spirited citizens of Ann Arbor.
Although new to the Ann Arbor
scene, the Carillon is already old in
point oX service and, in some cases
rmusement, to the students and
townspeople of. Ann Arbor. The
same night that the final- bell was
raised in the uncompleted tower, local
jokers unofficially dedicated the
Carillon with a sustained one-bell
concert which aroused the citizenry
close around the tower. About two
weeks after dedication of the bells,
two students broke into the tower,
gave an impromptu concert, broke
three clavier pegs, were found guilty
on a drunk and disorderly charge,
fined $31.$5 apiece..

University Hospital Is One Of Nation's L

argest And Finest I Health Unit Dramatic Festivac
Gives Studenits Broadway St
Free Service Theatre Group To Again
Present Productions For
IKlne Test For Venereal Approval Of Students
Disease Is Inaugurated,
. For All Men This Year Hailed as a grqwing force in the
______:::<national drama renascence, the Ann
"=.Offering one of the most complete Arbor Dramatic Festival, entering up-
and inexpensive medical services of on its 10th year this Spring, will bring
any Uv i t'"fto Ann Arbor first nighters some of
any Un::..ty the Univerdty oythe finest stars from Broadway and
Michigan Health Service treats all the eastern stock companies in the
resident student illness and carefully seasOn's top plays.
"- inspects all living and recreational Founded as a pioneer creation nine
centers in regard to student health. years ago by Robert Henderson, the
Free treatments by a staff of spe- Drama Festival has come to be
"cialists, free bed care for 30 days. and campus tradition. In its rapidly grow-
: free emergencyoperations are fur- ing national and international impor-
'iree emergency are :taice t a en imadbyPror-
nished in the Health Service Build- tance it has been compared by Prof.
ing and in the University Hospital Kenneth Rowe of the English depart-
to all students who contract illness ment to the seasons at Malvern and
during the semester enrolled. Stratford-on-the-Avon in England
Men To Get Test and the Salzburg festival in Ger-
The Kline blood tst r venereal many. It was the first of its kind in
" : " .". America, soon to b~e followed _ by a
disease will be required by the Health mu soon oth olloed a
.' ..'.~ v..Sericemushroom growth of summer theatres.
. .Servicefor the first time this year throughout the East, now rapidly
"as part of the physical examination:
z"' ... spreading westward.
which is administered to all entering The Ann Arbor season is still
...... .',.*.. ...tstdenis in the Waterman and Bar-~
bourdgnasiums. uemno n cer- unique among its kind, Professor
tnty gf sun eacton to thn- Rowe pointed out. "Similar seasons
- ! invtionthetetwillobea in- operate only as stock coinpanies," he
novation, the test will be admine- si at pig<"h< he-A
" - -istered to men students only, with aidl Spring he themAnt
siilr:ess o wme nxty Arbor group brings the foremost
.Mthey Asil s en y I people of the theatre here especially
they prove acceptable. Any serious ltd for their parts."
* * * illness discovered by the examina- Unlike the summer theatre seasons
Oustn in D cor Lion is cared for by the University, iketesm rthaesaon
while advice is given for the care fheld in eastern resort towns, the Ann
Of Staff minor ailments. Arbor Festival plays to relatively per-
Membe,;s --.ta. .in+ rnnnc 1manent rather than transient audi-

i Will Bring
ors To Ann Arbor

MacMahon in "The Ghost of Yankee
D)oodle"; Tonio Selwart in "Lilliom";
Snd Doris Dalton in "French Wihout
Tears".
As a rule the Drama Season attains
a balanced program providing the
community with Greek plays, Shake-
.peare, modern classics, and the lat-
est and best from Broadway. The
plays selected for last year's Festi-
val came under the latter two head-
ings.
"The Ghost of Yankee Doodle" by
Sidney Howard, was an approach to
the problem of a buffeted liberalism,
tangled up in the webs of another
world war and a maze of neutrality
ccomplexities. In "Lillioin" a classic
of the'contemporary theatre written
in a vein of poetic fantasy, Ferenc
Molnar told of the ravages of life
upon the soul of a cocksure circus
barker. Sidney Howard's "The Late
Christophcr Bean" was an American
adaptation of a French comedy,
while Terrence Rattigan's "French
Without Tears" w: a sparkling com-
edy of English mann.┬▒srs in a French
locale. S. N. Behrman'.. "Rain from
Heaven" was a sophisticatu2 drawing-
room comedy in the Noel Cw:ard fa-
shion.
Following these plays which consti-
tuted the Drama Festival, the Michi-
gan Repertory Players took over with
Sthe opening of summer school to fur-
nish Ann Arbor with theater for the
balance of the summer. Under the
directorship of Valentine B. Windt,
Play Productions head, and Whitford
Kane, famed character actor, the Re-
.pertory Players presented eight plays
Ito Ann Arbor residents and students.
Praising the efforts of the Civic
f Committee and the Repertory Play-
ers, Prof. Karl Litzenberg of the
English department declared that
"Ann Arbor's fame as a dramatic
center will ultimately cause it to be
ranked with other world known festi-
vals of longstanding and high re-
pute."

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Has Accomnodations vanced illnesses are cared for there.
Certain services rendered by the
F or 1358 Patients hospital, to a certain limit, are paid
.___for by the Health Service. No charge
The University Hospital, the largest is made for professional advice given
Tu University pilitn the Utest by the Hospital staff.
university hospital in the United The University Hospital is sup-
States and one of the finest of its ~ported as a separate unit of the Uni-
kind, provides University students versity. It is a "Class A" medical in-
with specialized medical service. 1 stiution, approved by the American
The Hospital is attended by a staff College of Surgeons arid by the
of surgeons and physicians, all of American Medical Association.
'them outstanding in their respective In addition to regular medical ser-
h s gr seiovices, the Hospital also conducts a
fields, and by 80 iunior and tseniorraining school in dietetics, and trains
internes. It contains bed accomoda- a new class of student nurses each
tions in all units'for 1358 patients at year. More than 100 young women
a single time. are expected to enroll for the nurses'
The Hospital provides medical at- training this fall. It also provides
tention for students after they have schools for the training of social ser-
been examined by the Health Service vice workers and for anathesists.
and are discovered to require certain The administration of the Hospital
specialized attention or when their is in the hands of the University
illnesses are serious. The Hospital Board of Regents. A staff of doctors
performs all major operations, and conducts the executive management.
treats all contagious cases. Most ad- The main building, which was built

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most recently, was opened in August,
1925. The other buildings which com-
prise the Hospital group are: the
Simpsdn Memorial Research Building,
on Observatory street; the West Hos-
pital Unit, on Catherine St.; the
Psychopathic Hospital Unit on Cath-
erine St.; and the South Department,
located on North University Ave.,
adjacent to the Health Service build-
ing. Nurses' living quarters are o-
cated in a building donated by the
late James Couzens.
Ann Arbor medical officials- are
preparing this month for a Univer-
sity of Michigan Medical Alumni re-
union on Sept. 29, 30, and Oct. 1,
when several hundred alumni are ex-
pected to attend. The Horace H.
Rackham School of Graduate Studies
will be headquarters for the three day
convention.

A $5,000 new unit of elght rooms j
was added to the Health Service last
summer. The supplement has three
offices and examination rooms on the
first two floors,. and additional in-,
firmary bed space on the third. This
addition brings the total bed space
for infirmary patients to 30 stu-
dents.
Nurses Available
Besides treatment offered at the
Health Service Building, nurses are
stationed in each of the woman's dor-
mitories, while room call service is
available to all men in dormitories
and rooming houses.
Students are charged for the fol-
lowing medical services only: extra
nursing, certain University Hospital
services, dental x-rays, physician
room calls, non-emergency opera-
tions, health appliances, and repair
and purchase of eye glasses.

ences. Thus the festival, which is fol-
lowed by the Michigan Repertory
Players summer season giving Ann
Arbor three months of theatre each
year, has become an integral part of
University and civic life.here.
After nine years under the >-ader-
ship of Robert Henderson, the Festi-
val, which is sponsored by the Ann
Arbor Civic Committee, was placed
under the executive directorship of
Miss Helen Arthur last year. Miss
Arthur, president of Actors-Managers
New York, was engaged to make all
New York contacts and h',ndle the
casting of the prays.
In keeping with the Festival trad-
tions of other years, Miss Arthur
brought to the campus last Spring
such Broadway stars as Jane Cow
and Pauline Lord in their origina
roles in "Rain from Heaven" and
"The Late Christopher Bean"; Alin

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Restaurants Cleaned Up
Incoming freshment are assured of
sanitary eating conditions as a re-
sult of the restaurant clean-up drive
pushed by The Daily last year. All
campus eating places were rated on
the basis of cleanliness, and infor-
mation will be supplied at the Daily
office on request.

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