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JuL E, ICHIiGA N DAIA

Alumni Group'
Selects Three
New Of ficers

LExci fgerctiOfl
if,-, Ihii ncitae
Sheridan Pl(a y

Detroit Meeting Features Exaggeration, more exaggeration
Appointments For Class l and still more exaggeration! Thatl
Directors And Speeches will be the costuming theme in Play
The Class Officers Council of the Production's forthcoming presenta-
.,_°---- " -_ --.'_- ,-- - - .- ine "TiaC~rt "by Richaxrd Brin.-

Students Formn iiDALY OFFICIAl. i
Slavic SieI
Organization 'I'O ------- :oltn'ccrr
New Cultural Activitif" meet at 4:15 p.m. today in the Ob-
servatory lecture room. Mr. Harris
The latest student organization Dean will speak on "The Rocket and
on campus was formed last night at Its Relation to Future Astronomy."
a meeting in the International Center Tea at 4:00 p.m.
when students of Slavic origin gath-
ered to create the Slavic society. Chemical Engineers: A.LCh.E.
The new club will attempt to make meeting today in Room 1042 at 7:30
Slavic students better acquainted p.m. George M. Hebbard, a Michi-
with Slavic history, culture, customs gan graduate now with Dow Chemi-
and ideals. It was decided at the cal Co. will speak on "The Personal
meeting that lectures by qualified Equation" of your first job.
persons would be given to carry out
this purpose. Sigma Eta Chi will meet tonight at
Such activities as the teaching of 7:15 at Pilgrim Hall, and in a group

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Alumni Association holding
nual meeting Tuesday in the
Hotel, Detroit, elected threer
rectors of the organization
coming year: Leslie P. Youn
Detroit; Dr. Stuart Wilson, '07
troit, and Charles S. Beardsle
Elkhart, Ind.
Robert O. Morgan, Counci
Lary of the Association and se
of the Council, gave his annua
Prof. Carl G. Brandt of thel
department spoke on "Student
Affected by the New Residence
Waldo K. Griner, '25, past p
of the Council and present pr
of the University of Michiga
of Detroit, spoke for that or
tion.
Reunions for 1940 were set f
13-15, during Commencement
Those classes whose year ofg
tion ends with a zero or a f
hold their official reunions thi
Motion pictures of campus:
of last fall's Michigan-Penns
and Michigan-Ohio Statef
games were shown at the clos
meeting.
The Class Officers Counc
service group concerned with1
ganization of all alumni class
Co-op Teach
School Plan]
Applications Are Sc
For New Prograr
Applications for admission
new cooperative program ofe
tary school teacher-training
be submitted as soon as pos
order that candidates may'
proved before next semester
James B. Edmundson of the S
Education said yesterday.
With the adoption of the ne
certification code for teacher
now impossible for prospective
ers who take the secondary
program, to engage in elen
teaching. It is, therefore,r
tory that practice teaching b
in the field in which the
wishes to participate, Dean E
son pointed out.
Since the University Eler
School is designed to cond
search in child development,p
teaching in the elementary gr
not provided here. Thus, t
creased demand of employing
ities in larger towns and ci
graduates prepared in 'eler
education, he stated, has led t
versity to inaugurate a prog
cooperation with other highe
tutions.
Dates Set For Arbor
LANSING, March 20.--UP)-
nor Dickinson today proclaime
19 as Arbor and Bird Day
Lower Peninsula of Michiga
set aside May 3 for the obs
of those "days" in Upper Pen

its an- L,.1 ne l ILW, Iy tc4U l
Statler Icy Sheridan.
new di- The play will be given Wednesday
for the through Saturday, March 27 to 30
g, '21L, in the Lydia Mendelssohn Theatre.
7M, De- Explaining the dominant exaggera-
ey, '99L, tion throughout the play, Emma
Hirsch, Play Production's costumiere,
1 secre- pointed out that-after all-"The Cri-
ecretary tic" was a satire on the "heavy"
I report. theatre forms of the day, and so was
English designed to place undue emphasis on
Life as these forms.
Halls." Old Fashioned Costumes
resident Costumes in the first two acts are
resident relatively well pigeon-holed in Georg-
in Club ian and Elizabethan periods respec-
ganiza- tively, she remarked. However, cos-
tumes for the final act-which sat-
for June irizes a theatrical form known as
t Week. the masque-can be classified only in
gradua- a period of imagination, she said.
ive will This last act, she explained, is the
is year. so-called "Pageant of the Rivers," in
life and which showgirls parade on the stage
ylvania to represent the variot* "rivers and
football waves of England." In Play Pro-
e of the duction's version, she added, the satire
will extend to current revues, to better
il is a meet the modern eye.
the or- Miss Hirsch described the pageant
es. as a kind of "unsubtle subtle com-
edy," all grossly exaggerated.
Elaborate And Ornate Effect
erThe glitter of rhinestones and the
rhythm 'of dozens of swaying plumes
will dominate the production, she
ne said. The tremendous amount of de-
tail work in the costumes includes an
ou ht unusual amount of ruffles, she added.
She pointed to the huge headdress-
M es (three feet in height, and very
heavy) as examples of the elaborate-
to the ness of the scene. The costumes are
elemen- so large, she added, that they will get
should in the way of the actors-(Thus pro-
sible in ducing the right satirical effect.)
be ap- Sheridan uses decoration merely
r, Dean for decoration's sake in "The Critic,"
chool of Miss Hirsch explained, and the decor-
ations are really plastered on. The
ew state gaudy damasks and silks to be used
rs, it is will feature brilliant fanciful and
teach- shiny colors, she concluded.
school
mentary,
manda- Business School
e taken .re
student To Greet Visitors
dmund-
nentarytStudents and members of the facul-
uct re-ty of the School of Business Adminis-
practice tration will act as hosts to more
rades is than 100 students of the School of
the in- Business of the University of Colorado
author- who will stcp over here Saturday on
ties for their Fifth Annual Spring Tour.
nentary The visitors will be shown about
he Uni- the campus by student guides, stop-
ram of ping at the Stadium, the Intramural
r insti- Sports Building, the Rackham Build-
ing and the Law Quadrangle, Dean
C. E. Griffin of the School said yes-
Day terday. Following the tour they will
have lunch in the Union.
-Gover- The Tour features a visit to De-
ed April troit this year including trips of in-
in the spection to the factories of the Ford
an and Co., the General Motors Building, J.
ervance L. Hudson's store, the Cadillac fac-
ninsula. tory and the Parke-Davis Company.

Fiction
Biography

Reprints
Travel

9c to 99C

Russian language and history will be
sponsored, and it is hoped that the
group will put on a yearly play. Slav-
ic dances and songs will be stressed.
As yet only students of Slavic origin
will join, but the group's scope may
later be enlarged to include any
people interested in such an organiza-
tion.
An election of officers will be held
at the club's next meeting next Wed-
nesday. Members of the organizing
committee which helped start the
group are Nikifor Yakovljevitch,
Grad, Igor Plusc, Grad, and Tony
Bogleff, Grad.

attend the Communion Service at
the Congregational Church.
Geology Summer Camp: There will
be a meeting at 7:30 tonight in Room
3065 Natural Science Building for all
students, who are planning to go to
Geology summer camp next summer.
Interior Decoration Section of the
Faculty Women's Club will meet
today at 3:00 p.m. in the League.
"The Intelligent Use of the Family
Income" will be discussed by Miss
Clara Young. Michigan Dames will
be guests at this meeting.

FO)LLETT'S
MICHIGAN BOOKSTORE
322 S. State at N. UniversityBob Graham, Mgr.

NEW STYLES FIRST AT WILD'S

They also Serve who only
Stand and Wait

IN THE WEEK BEFORE NEW YEAR'S, 1940, Istanbul
was quiet as Wall Street on a Sunday.
Robert Canuti, the AP's English-educated Turkish
correspondent, hadn't had a first-class story for
almost three months-not since the Turko-British
treaty handed the Kremlin a short and snappy
answer.
i But while man was dozing, Nature woke. Be-
neath the surface of ancient Asia Minor, subter-
ranean ledges lost their age-long balance, slipped
and skidded sideways.
The first totals of homeless, dead, and injured-
usually exaggerated in such disasters-were not ex-
aggerated this time. Pictures that came by "slow
camel" added to the terrible tale. It was the biggest
earthquake story since Yokohama.
And Robert Canuti, his months of waiting ended,
had it on the wires to the western world before it
was known in the streets of Istanbul. At once, the
machinery of international relief began to whir,
and help was on the way.
10 Most people think of Press Association men as
daring young acrobats of the newspaper world,
always somersaulting from one hot story to another
... now in Tokio, next in Singapore-now in Buch-
arest, soon at Brussels.
But the complete, the almost miraculous, world-
coverage of the great Press Services comes from
men who mostly stand and wait. Correspondents

American achievement. It is an outstanding exam-
ple of American organizing genius-and it has all
happened within the lifetime of most news-readers
now living. More than that, the Press Services are
the standard bearers, throughout the world, of the
20th century American tradition of accuracy and
fair play in news-reporting. Something new under
the sun.
1 It wasn't until the 1890s that the dream of the
modern Associated Press began to take form. A few
courageous pioneers-Victor Lawson, Frank B.
Noyes, Melville Stone, and Adolph Ochs-worked
zealously for it, and in time press associations began
pointing eager fingers at the map of the world and
putting new corresp'ondents wherever a fat dot
showed an important city.
By the time an emperor with a withered arm
unleashed the hounds, of war in 1914, U. S. Press
Services had spun their webs around the globe. AP's
now seasoned network was being kept on its mettle
byi listy young competitor, an independent service
called United Press, fathered in 1907 by E. W.
Scripps.
Due chiefly to the vision of these pioneers, the
U. S., in less than half a century, has shed its news
provincialism. Today... let a flood sweep down the
Yangtze, a strike begin in
Melbourne, a regiment revolt
in Addis Ababa, and in a
mtter of minute or hAurs ____

rewrite man works frantically, and soon the fingers
of another operator start the electric current flow-
ing. Operators in Philadelphia, Chicago, and al-
most a score of other U. S. cities stand up crying
"Flash." In a few seconds, every cranny of the U. S.
will have the news.
From,50,000 news sources all over the globe, this
river of news flows day and night. For while Amer-
ica sleeps, one half the world is wide-awake, busy
getting into and out of trouble, busy making that
vivid, perishable stuff called news.
To every self-respecting newspaper, Press Asso-
ciation news is the breath of life. A paper pays for
as much of it as it can afford and use. A country
weekly can have as little as $18 worth a week, a
metropolitan daily as much as $2,500. But whether
a paper gets "pony" or multiple wire service, it
counts its Press Association service as perhaps its
most valuable asset.
Press Association news is just as indispensable to
The Weekly Newsmagazine as to a daily newspaper.
To be sure, TIME has its own special correspondents,
too-its own force of 500 news-scouts-its own
check-and-query system.
But the stories from the daring acrobats and the
quiet watchers of the Press Associations supply a
basic pattern of the world's news ... the vital pat-
tern, which in the Newsmagazine becomes the con-
tinuing narrative history of our times, followed
every week by 700,000 cover-to-cover readers.
This is one of a series of advertisements in
which the Editors of TIME hope to give College
Students a clearer picture of the world of news-
gathering, news-writing, and news-reading-and
the part TIME plays in helping you to grasp,
measure, and use the history of your lifetime as
you live the story of your life.

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