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SFEB.18, 1940


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Foreign Center
Presents Piano
Second Semester's Series
Of Sunday Night Suppers
Will Initiate Activities
Classes To Be Given
The International Center opens its
second semester program of activi-
ties at 6 p.m. today with the first in
the new series of Sunday Night Sup-
Following the supper which may
be attended by all foreign students
of the University and their friends,
Ivor Schilansky will present a piano
At 7 p.m. tomorrow movies will be
shown at the Center depicting "The
Grand Canyon of the Colorado; Gla-
cier National Park." The movies
were selected to synchronize with the
Center's aim of acquainting foreign
students with the United States.
A new feature at the Center, a
class designed to assist foreign stu-
dents toward better English, will be
held on Tuesdays and Thursdays
this semester in the Center. The
class will teach speech and vocabu-
lary and will be conducted by Adeline
Pierce of the University's Speech
Clinic and Aileen Traver, researchist
in linguistics.
Recreation night will take place
Friday with classes in bridge, chess
and swimming schedule. Prof. J.
Raleigh Nelson, director, announced
yesterday'the appointment of Martin
Giffen, '41, to the Center's staff, re-
placing Paul Eddy, '41.

Faculty-Student Bridge Carries On


Ann Arbor


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- Daily Photo by Bogle.
Pictured above are Prof. Sumner Myers of the mathematics depart-
ment, Mr. Conway Magee of the medical school, John Bachman, '42, and
Ellis Wunsch, '40, as they finished the first faculty-student bridge tour-
nament yesterday in the University Club. Results were not announced.
Hillel Holds Play Tryouts Today
Tryouts for parts in "The Gentle Dead" and will be directed by Mrs.
People," the Hillel Players Group's Grace Dunshee.
1940 production will be held again So far the turnout for parts has
from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. today in Room been excellent, Miss Goldstein re-
318 of the Michigan Union, it was ported, but as yet no students to play
announced yesterday by Elaine Gold- the major roles have been found.
stein, '40, presidents Dr. Isaac Rabinowitz, director of
The play, which starred Franchot Hillel, will speak on "The Jew in
Tone and Sylvia Sidney in its Broad- American Tradition" at 11 a.m. today
way performance last fall, was written a.m. today during the regular Sun-
by Irwin Shaw author of "Bury the day morning Reform Services.

Monday is election day in Ann
Arbor . . . although most of the citi-
zens don't know it. Polls in five wards
will be open for the primary contests.
All wards except the first and the
third will pick candidates for alder-
man and constable.
* * *
Harry J. Durbin, of Detroit,
lost money when he went to court
here. Durbin had brought suit
against Mr. and Mrs. E. F. Muel-
ler, of Ann Arbor, for money
allegedly defaulted on a constract.
Judge George W. Sample ruled,
however, that the Muellers owed
him $315.96, but that Durbin
owed the Muellers $392 because
he constructed a faulty basement
and damaged furnishings. Dur-
bin was $76.29 in the red.
A University student was placed on
probation and three other Ann Arbor
residents received sentences when
they were found guilty on felony
charges in circuit court here Satur-
day. Joseph Bennett, '40E, from
Neptune, N.J., was released on five
years probation, assessed costs of $50
and ordered to make restitution for a
typewriter, slide-rule, and luggage
which he admitted stealing. Three
other persons were given sentences
ranging from one to 15 years when
they were found guilty of thefts in
Ann Arbor.
Indiana University has an eternal
blaze in a Union building fireplace
to symbolize the institution's "fire of


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Laboratory of the Carnegie Institution
of Washington, will lecture on "Sci-
ence and the Art of Deception" under
the auspices of the Department of In-
ternal Medicine at 4:15 p.m. on Wed-
nesday, February 21, in the Rackham
Lecture Hall. The public is cordially
Only Six Days
to the
-Tickets on Sale
at the Union -

University Lecture: Dr. Georg
Steindorff, Professor Emeritus of
Egyptology and former Director of
the Egyptological Collection, Univer-
sity of Leipzig, will lecture on "Froml
Fetishes to Gods in Egypt" (illustrat-
ed) under the auspices of the De-
partment of Oriental Languages at
4:15 p.m. on Wednesday, February
21, in the amphitheatre of the Rack-
ham Building. The public is cordially
University Lecture: Dom Anselm
Hughes, O.S.B., Prior of Nashdom
Abbey, Burnham, Buck, England, and

[Honorary Secretary-Treasurer of the1
Plainsong and Mediaeval Music Soci-
ety, will lecture on "English Mediae-
val Music from 900 to 1500" under
the auspices of the School of Music
at 4:15 p.m. on Monday, February
26, in the School of Music Auditor-
ium on Maynard Street. The pub-
lic is cordially invited.
Today's Events
Lecture: Miss Muriel Lester, world
famous liberal, protestant reformer,
and lecturer, will speak at a student
rally at the First Congregational
Church, 4:30 p.m. today under the
auspices of the Inter-Guild Council
and the Henry Martin Loud Foun-

Eta Kappa Nu meeting tonight
at 7:00 in the Michigan Union.
Graduate Outing Club will meet
today at 2:30 p.m. in the rear of the
Rackham Building for an outdoor
program. Supper at the club rooms
following. All graduate students and
faculty invited.
Piano Recital at the International
Center by Ivor Schilansky this eve-
ning at 7 o'clock, with the following
program: Sonata in A Major, Bee-
thoven; three Schumann numbers,
Ausschwung, Grillen, and In der
Nacht; Polanaise in E Flat Minor,
Chopin; Les Collines d'Anacapri, and
Minstrels, Debussy.
The New Michigan Wolverine, 209
S. State Street, is sponsoring a Social
Hour this evening from 6 to 10:30.
Music, Refreshments. Everyone wel-
Executive Committee Meeting of
American Student Union today at
11 A.M. in Michigan Union. All ASU
members invited.
Tryout for the Hillel Play, "The
Gentle People", will be held this af-
ternoon from 4:00 to 6:00 o'clock in
rooms 318 and 320 at the Union. All
students are eligible to try out.
The Lutheran Student club will
meet today at 5:30 p.m. at the Zion
Parish Hall. Dinner at 6:00. Pre-
sentation of "Faith for Our D'ay" by
Francis Cooke.
Coming Events
German Table for Faculty Mem-

hers: The regular luncheon meeting
will be held Monday at 12:10 p.m. in
the Founders' Room of the Michigan
Union. All faculty members inter-
ested in speaking German are cordi-
ally invited. There will be a brief
informal talk by Professor John W.
Eaton on, "Heinrich Heine und John
Lecture No. 7 of the Naval Reserve
Series entitled "The Naval Officer"
will be given' Tuesday, Feb. 20, by
Lt. Comdr. G. W. Akers at 4:00 p.m.
in Room 336 West Engr. Bldg.
Mechanical Engineering Seniors:
Mr. D. B. Wilkinson of the Scott Pa-
per Company will outline the employ-
ment opportunities with this com-
pany to the group interested at 7:30
Monday evening, February 19, fol-
lowing which appointments may be I
given for interviews. See notice on
bulletin board.
Engineering Society meeting Mon-
day, 7:30 p.m. at the Michigan Union.
Deutscher Verein meeting Tuesday,
February 20, at Women's Athletic
Building, 8 o'clock. Evening of folk-
dancing. Everybody is welcome.
League House Presidents meeting
on Monday at 4 o'clock in the
JGP Program Committee meeting
in the League, Monday at 4 p.m. Any-
one unable to attend, pleace call the
chairman, Phone 22543, before the
Second semester freshmen and
Sophomore men and women who are
interested in trying out for the Mich-
iganensian Editorial Staff, should at-
tend a meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 20,
at 4:00 p.m. in the Editorial Office.
La Sociedad Hispanica meeting on
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