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January 15, 1939 - Image 3

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JAN. 15, 1939

City Churches
Offer Special
Services Today
Communion, Many Talks'
And Character Studies
To Constitute Programs
(Continued from Page 1)
has announced that a chapel just
inside the vestry has been opened for
the purpose of mediation. The chapel
will be open at 4:45 p.m. each week-
day except Wednesday and Saturday
beginning tomorrow.
The Sino-rapanese situation will
be discussed at the meeting of the
Disciples Guild. Lucille Eberle will
report on the talk given by Dr. Walter
H. Judd last week for the students
who were 'unable to hear Dr. Judd's
speech. Foster H. Campbell, '42, will
give the historical background of Ja-
pan in an effort to show reasons why
Japan is justifying her actions against
"A Christian and Cooperatives" is
the topic that the Rev. Henry L. Pick-
erill will speak on before members of
the Wesleyan Guild at Stalker Hall.
Kenneth Morgan, director of the
Student Religious Association, will
give the first in a series of discus-
sions on "Social Action and Social
Prof. Charles T. Goodsell of the
history department of Kalamazoo
College will address members of the
Roger Williams Guild on the topic,
"Christianity and the International
Crisis." Professor Goodsell's talk is
the second in a series of four discus-
sions of vital current events.

Sundwall And Eddy Flood A dds To Venice's Supply Of Canals After Sudden9 Thaw Lecturer To Speak
To Attend Meetings On Indian Ivories
Announcement that several faculty Mr. James M. Plumer. lecturer on
members will attend scholarly con- w.Far Eastern Art, will discuss recent
ventions in coming weeks was made archeological discoveries on the'trade
yesterday at the President's office. route from India to Rome in a lec-
Prof. John Sundwall, director of ture entitled "Ivories from Afghanis-
the division of hygiene and public tan," at 4:15 p.m. Wednesday in the
health, will spend Feb. 4 and 5 at a Graduate School.
conference of the American Public These ivory and bone discoveries
Health Association.
Health 4 A twere made by the French Ar-
Prof. Nathan B. Eddy of the phar chaeoloical Society and date from
macology college spent Jan. 9 to 12 in between the years 200 B.C. and 200
Washington, D.C. at a conference on A.D. Because of their basic Indian
work dealing with drug addiction. character, they represent one of the
Faculty members of the Institute most important finds in Afghanistan.
of Public and Social Administration- --
will attend a meeting of the Associa-
tion of Training Schools from Jan, BMW
26 to 28 at Cleveland. ..... .


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North Carolina
Schooi Vexed
By Negro Case
Receipt of a New York Negro's ap-
plication for admission to the Univer-
sity of North Carolina graduate school
has precipitated an unprecedented
situation on the southern school's
While university officials refused to
make definite statements, student
leaders voted against the admission
of Negroes. In the graduate school,
however, a survey conducted by the
Daily Tar Heel, college newspaper,
indicated that a majority favored the
termination of the Southern tradi-
tion of racial segregation in educa-
Further reports were made to the
effct that eight Negroes, residents of
North Carolina, will seek entrance
into the university on the grounds
that Negro schools do not provide
equal facilities.
North Carolina's student senate
went on record yesterday as opposing
the admission of Negroes to the
university, but favored the enlarge-
ment of facilities for Negro profes-
sional schools in the state. Student
senators were of the opinion that if
a Negro were admitted, his life at the
university would be made miserable.
Approximately one out of every four
students participated in last Friday's
Daily Tar Heel poll as a more than
two to one majority balloted in favor
of admittance of Negroes.
"At the present time," university
President Frank Graham said yes-
terday, "only one Negro is pressing a
claim for admission to any school
or division of the University of North
Carolina." He did not deny that
other applications have been received.
These, he explained, have been re-
fused either for academic reasons or
because the applicants did not press
their claims.
Dr. J. C. Shepard, president of the
North Carolina College for Negroes,
declared that he is "firmly convinced
that Negroes could do their best work
only in their own schools."
A thena Debaters
Slam Matrimony,
Defeat Kappa Nu
(Continued from Page 1)

With all those canals in Venice, that Italian city had a flood to add to its watery content. Sudden thaws
almost hid the pattern-marked pavement of this midtown square. Wooden bridges were hastily rigged up to
take care of the passenger traffic.
R OO $dROly r "Madn of e os, the
Da Vinci, Renaissance irtoneer, faint shadowing oftthe face givesha
tender, poetic quality, with a sug-
Marked Dawn Golen4Atye gestion but not the actuality of a
smile. In "The Last Supper" the same
technique is employed to create an
Versatile Florentine Used of the Golden Age, combined all these impression of strength.
innovations, working out the synthesis Painting Limited
Innovations Of Others between 1480 and 1498, the dates Ever since Leonardo, painting has
As Basis For Own Art of his unfinished "Adoration of the suffered from the limitation of re-
Magi" and "The Last Supper," re- garding shadow as negation of color.
(Editor's Note: This is the third in a spectively. Raphael built on this This is a defect of his teaching and
series of articles in which the writer, foundation. practice.
eneieiede t'ciLeona~rdo Most Versatile When he was nearing 50, da Vinci
Sof the fine arts department is tracing
the history of modern art. This article Leonardo was one of the most ver- scribbled down some of his precepts,
deals with the painters of the Renais- satile men ever born. He was a paint- saying: The artist should employ
jsance. Photographs of works by artists "slcie eig"ta S eIO~
of this period will be on exhibition be- er, sculptor, mathematician, scientist, "selective seeing," that is, he should
ginning tomorrow in Room A,' Alumni inventor, poet and musician. Although choose the most gracious aspects of
Memorial Hall.) for a time he discarded painting in reality; he should observe deaf-mutes
By SYLVIA 7oRE I favor of exact science, he is best to learn the possibilities of expression
.L .remembered as an artist. through gestures; seek equilibrium
Leonardo da Vinci, Mihtveiangelo I He believed that a painter must and an active balance in single figures
Buonarotti and Raphael Sanzio, three knoealywhd the is about;th or relations of figures to each other;
of the greatest artists the world has he must be in a filial relation to na- get the action right, then add details.
produced, share the glory of the ture, imitating her directly rather Actually he was describing principles
Renaissance. Leonardo marked the than through the eyes of other artists, which, whhe accepting the richness
dawn of the Golden Age; Raphael Painting, he said, is greatest when and variety of the early Renaissance;
and Michelangelo represent its culmi- the postures of the body mirror the he had put in order for once and for
nation. emotions of the soul. Leonardo's ownall.
The task facing the ambitious young personality shows vividly in his paint- Leonardo believed that there is no
Florentine artist of 1475 was assimila- ing. He could take an old and uni- science-and he might have added,
tion. Tedious and discouraging years versal theme like the "Madonna" or no art-which cannot be mathematic-
of research had brought about most "The Last Supper" and, by applying ally demonstrated. Certainly the ap.
of the necessary knowledge, but it his own interest in psychological re- plication of this theory to his own
was scattered. Masaccio had modern- action, give it new freshness. art, and his systematic assimilation
ized Giotto's monumental patterns P u res Mysterious of the discoveries of his predecessors
iaed ottostmucumentvalespalihttrsyriudid much to create the splendor of
and found structural values of light Technically, he thought the aim of the Golden Age.
and shade; Domenico Veneziano dis- the artist is to create a sense of re-
covered a handier method of oil- lief or projection where there is :done,
painting, and with Paolo Uccello through distribution of light and Abbot ToDscuss Radio
worked out the mysteries of linear shade. His pictures are dusky and A
perspective; Andrea del Castagno mysterious, tending to black and Interesting facts about radio will be
made a systematic study of anatomy, white values. An amazing facet of the subject of an extension lecture by
while Antonio Pollaiuolo pictured the his genius is that by employing this
body in action. 1same light-and-dark technique, he Prof. Waldo M. Abbot, director of the
Leonardo da Vinci, pioneer and one could get totally different effects. In Upiversity Broadcasting Servi.ce, at
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roared for 30 minutes more."
Thomson attempted to prove that
"people live longer when married."
Even the hard-boiled misogynists fall
finally, he said, while on the other
side even a Garbo finally finds her
In the rebuttal Laing tried to prove
his quotation that "a good wife is a
piritual harem," while Miss Wat-
kins declared she wasn't interested
in the Kappa Nu "travel talk on
"Dickens, Pepys and Shakespeare
were unhappy while married," she
said. "That's good enough for me."
The judges: Prof. Joseph A. Kitchen
of the political science department,
Prof. William Steere of the botany de-
partment and Prof. Richard Fuller
of the sociology department voted
unanimously for the fairer sex, prov-
ing that it's better to sizzle in the fry-
ing pan than to trust your tortured
soul to.the fire.

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