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January 14, 1939 - Image 2

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Glee Club'Warms Up' En Route

Noiseless Spot
Finally Found
In University
Amidst the confusion of Univer-'
City buildings is to be found one room
where noise is almost unknown.
So completely sound-proof is the
room that a person inside cannot hear
a gun shot in the hall outside.
It is the sound-proofed room on
the fourth floor of the Natural Sci-
ence Building, designed by Prof. John
F. Shepard, of the department of
psychology on the basis of experi-
ments conducted by him. The room
was completed at the time of the
erection of the building in 1915.
This haven of silence is complete-

Talks With Hitler

H elen Byrn To Present '
Graduation Piano Recital
Helen E. Byrn:, 39SM, of Ann Ar-
bor, will play a piano gradaation re-
cital at 8:15 p.m. Wednesday, in the
School of Music Auditorium. The
public is invited.
A pupil of Prof. Joseph Brinkman,
Miss Byrn has given numerous con-
certs to local audiences. At present
she is president of the local chapter
of Sigma Alpha Iota, international
honorary music sorority.
She has chosen the following pro-
gram for her recital:,Bach's "Partita
II in C minor"; "Toccata e Fuga," by
Frescobaldi-Respighi; Brahm's "Va-
riationem, Op. 21, No. 1".

Rabbi Hershman
Will Speak Today
Rabbi A. M. Hershman of the
Shaarui Zedek congregation; Detroit,
will speak on "The Scriptural Por-
tion of the Week" at 10 a.m. today
in the Beth Israel Center. The talk
is the second in a series of week-
end lectures.
His final lecture will be on "Zion-
ism" at 4.:30 p.m. today in the Hillel
Foundation. Both Hillel and Avu-
kah, national student Zionist or-
ganization, will sponsor this address.
Rabbi Hershman is a leader in Zion-
ism, as well as Jewish studies.


Practice I Bumping Busses
Describes Glee Club's Routine
Strict training rules, practice ses- permitted. Even diet is regulated to
sions in bumping busses-these are some extent.
not descriptive of the basketball Membership in the club remain. at
team's routine, but of the Varsity Mb ership ith e mait
Glee Club. about 50 with a large majority of
Those practices enroute, for in- engineers and several graduate stu-
stance: dents but few music students. Prof.
The student director stands up and David Mattern, director of the club,
says "get hot, fellows, we're on in is shown in the center foreground of
20 minutes." Each member gets out the above photograph. Paul Kent,
his music and an informal practice 3'0, student director, is shown direct-
begins. Considering the nutmper of ing the group.e
requests made to the Club for cn- An extensive program is being
certs, these a Capella "warm tips,fA xesv r~ m i en
prove quite effective. planned for next semester. Trips
have been planned to Gary, Ind., Chi-
Training rules for singers are al- cago, * Saginaw, Detroit, Dearborn
most as strict as those for athletes. Inn, and the annual spring vacation
Smoking is forbidden for'four hours tour which will include concerts in
before every concert, no smoking is Erie, Pa., Buffalo, Rochester, Utica
allowed on the bus during the long and possibly New York City. Several,
trips, no loud or boisterous talking is broadcasts are also scheduled.
The annual Spring Concert, to be
Ski Club Members given in Hill Auditorium on March
16, will be a presentation of Gilbert
Try Skill Tomo'1'ow and Sullivan's "Trial by Jury." Re-
hearsals for this are now in progress.
Members of the newly organized All parts, both male and female, will
University of Michigan Ski Club will be played by members of the club.
have a chance to try out their skis- M
at the Club's first meeting to be held T i
tomorrow in the Arboretum. Urge contestants
The "Elephant's Head" will serve To Turn In
as the meeting place and the group T T rnI Scripts
will practice on the . slope near the

ly surrounded and insulated from the
rest of the building by an eight inch
layer of fine sand and sawdust, divid-
ed into three smaller layers by roof-
ing felt. There are also separate
air spaces lined with felt between this
sand layer and the walls of the room Reichsfuehrer Adolf Hitler sur-
itself. prised the foreign diplomatic corps
The floor, which presented special at his New Year's reception in Ber-
difficulties in sound deadening, was lin by talking especially long with
constructed by adding a layer of cork Soviet Russia's ambassador, Aleksej
and two layers of soft wood, all sep- Merekalof (above),
arated from each other by air spaces.
To support this weight it was nec- . .Princa rlToDleate
essary to strengthen the foundations 1 1Be JI jO Aelega4e
so that they would support about 4501 Seniors For Scholarship
pounds per square inch.
Three doors lead into the room, Principals of ten high schools in
all heavily lined with hair-felt. The Washtenaw County have been asked
floor is covered with a thick carpet. by the local alumni committee to
recommend outstanding high school
seniors as possible recipients of
Exchange Interviews Set University alumni undergraduate
scholarships to be given next year, it
Students desiring jobs in the Book wad announced yesterday by Hudson
Exchange to be established by the T. Morton of Ann Arbor, chairman
Union are to report for interviews at of the committee.
1 p.m. today in Room 325 of the Nominations must be received by
Union, it was announced by James Feb. 4, and interviews with the can-
Palmer, '41, chairman of the project. didates will begin Feb. 11. Seventy-
Students already interviewed need five students will be chosen from the
not report, he said. State to receive the scholarships.


s Students are urged to turn in their
scripts for the Michigan Day radio
contest to Morris Hall as soon as pos-
sible by Prof. Waldo M. Abbot, direc-
tor of the University Broadcasting
s The deadline for the contest is
Friday, Jan. 20. An award of $25 will
be given for the most satisfactory 45
s minute program submitted on the
- commemoration of the anniversary of
s the founding of the University in Ann
The program will be broadcast
i nationwide March 18 from Ann Arbor
D and will be recorded for alumni groups
in various parts of the world. Fur-
ther information about the contest
may be obtained from Professor Ab-
bot at Morris Hall.

"Land und Leute in Holland" will be aent whie Stefan Fajans, '42M,1of
the title of a talk to be presented in Austria and Germany was named
German by Prof. Samuel A. Goudsmit vice-president. Jean Thompson, '40
of the physics department under the and Larry Luoto, '40Ed, both from
auspices of the Deutscher Verein at the White Mountain section in New
8:00 p.m. Tuesday in the League. Hampshire, were chosen secretary
Professor Goudsmit will describe and treasurer respectively.
the. customs of the Dutch and will
portray the beauties of the Nether-
lands. He will, use slides to illustrate DAILY OFFIC
the lecture.
This is the second of the current Publication in the Bulletin is con
University. Copy received at the off
series of five talks sponsored by the until 3:30;.'11:00 a.in. on Saturday.
Verein as a part of their purpose to
aid students of the German language
in becoming familiar with the ordi- SATURDAY, JAN. 14, 1939
nary conversation aspect of the VOL. XLIX. No. 80
tongue. Scholarship Award for Detroit Stu-
The third lecture will be "Bayrische h dents of Armenian Descent, The De-
Schlosser und Burgen," a description troit Armenian Women's Club an-
of Bavarian castles, also illustrated lounces that for the college year
with slides, to be presented by Prof. 1939-40 it will give a scholarship of
Benjamin W. Wheeler of the histrAy 9$100 to a young mans or woman of
department on Feb. 21. "Orient-Tep- Armenian parentage vwhose residence
pische or oriental tapestry, will be is in Detroit and who has demon-
presented by Prof. Richard Etting- strated high scholastic ability in his
hausen of the history department as Diahed piclai of c nhnra
thefourth lecture on March 21. or her particular field of conentra~
"Musikalische Reise durch Deutsch- tion. Recommendations -of candi-
land" is the title of the fifth and jast dates are to be made by the various
lecture and is a description of lasic colleges and universities in Michigan,
and songs of various sections of the Final selection of the recipient will
Gernan nation. This lecture will be be made by the Scholarship Commit-
given by Dr. Otto G. Graf of the Ger- S tee of the Club.
man department on April 25. dent in this Univertw e
I ligible and desire to become candi-
dates for the scholarship may apply
to Dr. Frank E. Robbins, Assistant to
the President, 1021 Angell Hall.

nstructive notice to all members of the
flce of the Assistant to the President


.. ... .


Culture, will not meet Saturday, Jan.
Scientific German. A course, Ger-
maii 36, "Scientific German" will be
offered in the second semester It is
designed for and open only to stu-
dents who are concentrating or pre-'
paring to concentrate in one of the
natural sciences.
Prerequisites: Courses German 1
'and 2 in the University (or equiva-
lent in high school), and German 31
or 35. MTWF, 9. 203 U. H. Nord-
meyer. Four hours credit.
Medical German. Course 86 in
charge of Dr. Striedieck will be of-
fered in the second semester as an-
nounced. MTThF. 11. 306 U.H.
Exhibition, College of Architec-


ture: A national exhibition of Rep-
The Bureau has received notice of 'resentative Buildings of the Post-
the following Miehigu Civil Service War Period, selected by the Commit-
Examination: tee on Education of the American In-
Cosmetology inspector. Salary range 5titutc of Architects and circulated
$115-135, Open to women only, Date by the American Federation of Arts.
for filing of applications, Jan. 16, is being shown in the third floor ex-
Complete announcement is on file hibition room, Architecture Build-
at the Bureau of Apointments and ing. Open daily, 9 to 5, except Sun-
Occupational Information, 201 Mason (lay, through Jan .11, The uublic is
1Hall: Office hours: 9-12 and 2-4 invited
Burea ii of Appointuments and__
Occupational Information. 'Two Exhi is: Paintings by Sarkis
Sy firkisian. and prints from the col-
Acodemic Notices lection of theetroit Institute of
r ~Alvisundcr the ausp rices of the Ann
All girls interested in boarding at Arbor Art Association. J au. 11 to 25,
the Girls' Cooperative House for the iafternoons from 2 to 5. North and
coming semester should apply by South Galleries of Alumni Memorial
Jan. 24.. For further information call Hall.
2-2218 between 6 and 7 p.m.
~-Textile Exhibition, College of Ar-
Anthropology 157. The Evolution of) (Continueed on Page 4)



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a Recital

THU RS ., JAN. 19, 8:030 P.M.
in Hill Auditorium
Mr. Gigli will; be heard instead of Kirsten Flagstad
unable to come - Please present for admission.Coupon


Number 4, reading "FLAGSTAD."


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