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TivE iI 'CHIG AN D AIi Y

Script For Next Year's Opera
Sought By Union And Mimes
Deadline For Manuscripts notify them of any developments that
Extended Until May 15 ay arise.
Selection of a student's play for
$100 Offered To Author production by the Union will qualify
him for far greater riches than the
By HERVIE HAUF ER original Mimes award. "Four out of
Wanted: a successor to Max Hodge. Five" has been submitted, Smith said,
That was the advertisement issued to the national contest for musical
plays sponsored by the American So-
yesterday by the Union and Mimes, ciety of Composers, Authors and Play-
men's honorary drarr>tic society, as wrights and may win for author
they extended until May 15 the dead- Hodge a $720 scholarship and read-
line for submission of scripts for next ings by Broadway and Hollywood
year's Union Opera. producers.
To the campus writer who can best "Four out of Five" had two locales
fill the shoes of the former editor -Ann Arbor and Hollywood. It told
of Gargoyle and author of this year's of the attempts of an aspiring fresh-
Opera, "Four out of Five," Mimes and man to become a BMOC through en-
the Union will give $i10. listing the aid of Mrs. Roosevelt,
Prof. Robert A. Kenyon, chairman FDR and a Hollywood siren named
of the Committee on Theatre Policy Hedy La Tour. Included were satires"
and Practice, suggests that the sub- on fraternities and sororities, Mosher-
mitted scripts should not contain Jordan dormitory, the Ruthven teas
more than two acts, should be com- and, above all, the coeds of Michigan.
plete with at least some lyrics and
should provide ample opportunities e aoclsi a ls
for specialties. i.'eiate Fnais
Since there is a possibility that next
year's Opera may go on tour, reviv- To B Sta oed
ing the traditional Opera trip which

High
Will

School
Compete

Survivors
Friday

The 23rd annual final for the state
high school debating championship
will be held at 8 p.m. Friday when
teams from Flint Northern and Grand
Rapids Cerntral, survivors of a three-
month elimination contest, meet in
Hill Auditorium to debate the proposi-
tion, "Resolved That the Federal
Government Should Own and Oper-
Ate the Railroads."
More than 1,000 high school stu-
dents and debate coaches will come
to Ann Arbor from all parts of the
state to attend the finals.
Members of the Grand Rapids
Central negative team are Robert
Dangl, David Ewing, and Gordon
Boozer, and they were coached by
Florence T. Effy.
Bernard Didier, Lorraine Miller,
and William Tate will take the af-
firmative for Flint Northern and their
director was Frederic C. Harrington.
French Club To Initiate
New Members Tonight
Le Cercle Francais will meet at
7:30 p.m. today in Room 408 Ro-
mance Languages Building to initiate
new members and to formulate plans
and committees for this year's French
play.
David Rich. '42, Margaret Drum,
and Rosebud Scott, '42, will be ini-
tiated by Carrie .Wallach, '41, presi-
dent of the club.
Plans for the production of "Les
Jours Heureux" May 3 at the Lydia
Mendelssohn Theatre will be con-
sidered. All members are urged to
attend so that complete committee
arrangements may be made, Miss
Wallach urged.

Architectural
Drawings Now
On Exhibition
Winning Ryerson Entries
Exhibit On Third Floor
At Architectural School
An exhibit of the prize winning
drawings in the 1939 competition of
the Association of the Alumni of the
American Academy in Rome and the
1939 entries in the Ryerson Scholar-
ship competition is on view from 9
a.m. 'to 5 p.m. daily except Sunday
in the third floor exhibition room of
the College of Architecture and De-
sign.
Offered by the Lake Forest Founda-
tion for Architecture and Landscape
Architecture, the Ryerson Scholar-
ship was formerly a traveling fellow-
ship abroad. Entries from the archi-
tecture college include Richard Chad-
wick, '40A, and William Small, '40A,
in architecture, and Robert Lilli-
bridge, Grad., and Francis W. Will-
sey, '40A, in landscape architecture.
The exhibit shows the drawings sub-
mitted in the competition from the
Armour Institute of Technology and
the Universities of Illinois, Cincinnati,
Ohio State, Michigan, and Iowa State
and will be open until April 25.
A collaborative problem, the pro-
ject of the 1939 competition of the
alumni association was a summer
theatre in a small commnnity. A
team from the architecture college,
consisting of John Kelly, '40A, Bar-
bara Bolton, '40A, and James Neilson,
'41A, were awarded first mention in
the 1940 contest. The drawings will
be on exhibit until April 23.
Air Engineers
' Will See Film
Annual Banquet, April 30,
Will Chronicle Flight
"Conquest of the Air," a sound mo-
tion picture depicting man's struggle
to master the science of aviation, will
feature the climax of the annual In-
stitute of Aeronautical Engineering
banquet Tuesday, April 30 in the
Union.
Spotlighted speakers at the ban-
quet will be Major James H. Doo-
little, national president of the In-
stitute of Aeronautical Sciences and
noted speed and stunt flyer, and
Major Lester D. Gardner, executive
vice-president of the Institute.
Illustrated by the film will be the
theory and practice of lighter and
heavier-than-air transport and the
development of the science of aerody-
namics. The chronicle of transpor-
tation will be presented through the
media of animated charts and models,
photographs and drawings from
Smithsonian archives and by actual
newsreels and motion pictures of his-
torical events in airline history since
1900.

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 24, 1940
VOL. L. No. 145
Notices
lon ors Convocation: The Seven-
teenth Annual Honors Convocation
of the University of Michigan will be
held Friday, April 26, at 11 o'clock,
in Hill Auditorium. Classes with the
exception of clinics, will be dismissed
at 10:45. Those students in clinical
classes who are receiving honors at
the Convocation will be excused in
order to attend. The faculty, seniors,
and graduate students are requested
to wear academic costume but there
is no procession. Members of the
faculty are asked to enter by the rear
door of Hill Auditorium and proceed
directly to the stage, where arrange-
ments have been made for seating
them. The public is invited.
Alexander G. Ruthven
First Mortgage Loans: The Univer-
sity has a limited amount of funds to
loan on modern well-located Ann
Arbor residential property. Interest
at current rates. F.H.A. terms avail-
able. Apply Investment Office,
Room 100, South Wing, Universityj
Hall.
Freshmen and Sophomores, College
of Literature, Science, and the Arts:
The Academic Counselors will begin
approval of elections for the first
semester of the 1940-41 academic
year on April 29. You will be sent a
postcard requesting you to make an
appointment with your Counselor for
this purpose. It is expected that you
will answer this summons promptly.
It will be possible for you at this time
to receive attention that cannot pos-
sibly be given during the rush of
registration in September and will
save you much time and trouble if
attended to before you leave in June.
This applies to students who will

ART CINEMA PRESENTS
I , FIR$ST PRI .
for the
Awarded to
N. 'Y.'F ILM C RITICS
R French
Cinema Center Release
Lydia MendelssohnThieatre
Tomorrow, Friday and Saturday - 8:15 P.M
Special SaturdayMatinee, 3:15

DAILY OFFICIAL BULLETIN

have less than 60 hours of coursel
credit in June,
Arthur Van Duren, Chairman
Academic Counselors
Candidates for the Teacher's Cer-
ificate for June 1940, to be recoin-
mended by the School of Education,
are requested to call at the office of
the School of Education, 1437 UES,
this week, between the hours of 1:30
and 4:30, to take the Teacher Oath
which is a requirement for the cer-t
tificate.

Doctoral Examination of Miss Em-
ma L. Moon will be held at 3:30 p.m.,
Thursday, April 25, in 110 Romance
Languages Building. Miss Moon's
department of specialization is Ro-
mance Languages: French. The title
of her thesis is "A Metrical Study of
the Three Successive Versions of
Gervais de Basire's Lycoris with Spe-
cial Attention to the Observance of
the Principles of Malherbe."
Professor C. A. Knudson, as chair-
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By Architect
An increasing demand for the low-
cost small house was reported by Mil-
ton W. Pettibone, Detroit architect,
to the design class in Domestic Archi-
tecture of the architecture college
last Saturday.
Mr. Pettibone has made a study of
low-cost houses in Michigan over a
period of years. He described a small
house as one .costing from four thos-
and to six thousand dollars.
The general decrease in incomes,
Mr. Pettibone said, had resulted in
the demand for the low-cost house de-
spite its restricted size. He showed
how variation in plan and equipment
affected the cost of the house

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HANDY SERVICE DIRECTORY

QUESTION: Which handles the greater number
of communications, the Bell Telephone
System or the Federal Post Office? k
ANSWER. The Bell System. Telephone calls
out-number letters and post-cards 3 to 2.

MOVING -
MOVE BY STEVENS-Vans. Na-
tionwide service. Low rates. Goods
delivered direct on our own vans.
George Stevens, agent. Phone
noons and evenings, 2-3802. 410 N.
Thayer St. 375
TRANSPORTATION -21
WASHED SAND AND GRAVEL -
Driveway gravel, washed pebbles.
Killins Gravel Company. Phone
7112. 13
10 Big Days1

WISE Real Estate Dealers: Run list-
ings of your vacant houses in The
Daily for summer visiting profes-
sors. Dial 23-24-1 for special
rates.
HELP WANTED
WANTED-College men for steady
summer employment. Good pay
for those that qualify. Write Mr.
Zenor, 412 E. William, City. 377
STRAYED, LOST, FOUND-- 1
LOST-Kappa Nu fraternity pin
Tuesday morning between Law
Quad. and Natural Science. Re-
ward. Phone 2-2868. 378
FOUND-Tan cowhide zipper coat
at Michigan Union Depot. Re-
turned April 5. Call for it at the
depot.
WRITING part of red and grey
Conklin Pen, between Chi Omega
and University Drug. Ph. 2-3159.
376
LOST-Wristwatch with silver case;
brown leather strap; in Union
washroom Mon. afternoon. Regis-
tered No. Reward. Phone Chad-
wick 4017. 379
ARTICLES FOR SALE-3
FOR SALE-Students' white buck,
brown saddle, welt sport shoes;
men's, $2.95, sizes 7/10, women's,
$1.95, sizes 4/7. Men's brown mocs
$1.85. Ph. Mr. Lombard, 4844, or
call at 807 So. State. 372
TYPING- 18
TYPING-Experienced. Miss Allen,
408 S. Fifth Ave. Phone 2-2935 or
2-1416. 34
TYPEWRITING I

TYPING-L. M. Heywood, 414 May-
nard St., Phone 5689. 374
WANTED-TO BUY-4
BEN THE TAILOR-More money fort
your clothes. Open evenings.;
122 E. Washington. 329
HIGHEST CASH PRICES paid for
your discarded wearipg apparel.
Claude Brown, 512 S. Main Street.
146
ANY OLD CLOTHING-PAY $5.00
TO $500. SUITS, OVERCOATS,
FURS, MINKS, PERSIAN LAMBS,
DIAMONDS, TYPEWRITERS, &
CASH FOR OLD GOLD. PHONE
SAM-6304. SUNDAY APPOINT-
MENTS PREFERRED. "359
LAUNDERING-9
LAUNDRY - 2-1044. Sox darned.
Careful work at low prices. 16
WANTEP - TO RENT -6
HOUSEHOLDERS: With rooms to
rent to high school editors at 50c
a night per person on May 2 and
3 will please send postcards to
J. L. Brumm, 213 Haven Hall, with
the following information: name,
address, phone, number of accom-
modations. Assignments will be
made in advance of convention.

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ANN ARBOR TO:

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