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tma Season Cast To Start
Rehearsals For Opening Play

Slosson, YCL
To Debate Here

Somewhere on the highways andI
byways between Michigan and New
York there is a small legion of actors
and actresses whose destination is
Aih Arbor.-
For, at 11 a.m. tomorrow the first
relearsal of the 1940 Drama Season
wil be held in the Lydia Mendels-
sohn Theatre. On hand will be the
cast of the Season's first production,
"Pygmalion," which will open a five-
d9y run May 13.
Already in Ann Arbor is the play's
leading lady, Ruth Chatterton, who
arrived here Friday. It is Miss Chat-
terton's firstareal-life appearance in
AMin"Arbor, although her flicker im-
age has flashed on local screens
innumerable times in the past.
Barry Thompson, who will play
Professor Higgins, opposite Miss
Chatterton, is motoring through
frqm New York, and Louis Calhern,

who will play Colonel Pickering, will Resolution Will Concern
arrive with the regular company to-
day. Others arriving today include: Fate Of Minor Nations
Fay Baker, Esther Mitchell, J. P. I
Wilson, Guy Kingsley, Grace Mills, In accepting the challenge of the
Albert Vees, Alice John, Horace Mc- Young Communist League to partic-
Nally and Richard Temple. ipate in a public debate, Prof. Preston
Lemuel Ayres, who has been en- W. Slosson of the history department
will attempt to defend his position
gaged as art director for the Season, by taking the negative side on the
arrived Monday and has aiready be- question: Resolved "That the sover-
gun the construction of the diffi- eignty of the small countries of Eur-
cult "Pygmalion" sets as well as the ope is better secured by closer co-
elaborate settings for the second operation with the Soviet Union."
week's play, Shakespeare's "Winter's opetion wi te Soviet no.
{The debate will be held at 8 p.m.
Tale". Ayres is a graduate of Prince- Tuesday in the Natural Science Audi-
ton and is recognized as one of the toriuim.
leading young scenic designers in The affirmative side will be taken
New York. Teafraiesd ilb ae
Following "Winter's Tale," Ann I by the YCL speaker, E. R. Ultila, dis-
Arbor audiences will see Madge Ev- trict organizer of the Finnish Work-
ans in "The World We Make," while;esFederatn oCrlPeter ,'0,1
the fourth week will bring the Amer- managing editor of The Daily, will
ican premiere of St. John Ervine's chair the debate, which will be con-
"Boyd's Shop," with Whitford Kane. ducted along the lines of "Town Hall
IMeeting of the Air." Members of the
audience will have an opportunity to
OF ICHIGAN question either of the speakers.

Bulletin Lists
Job Openings
The types of professional and oth-
er services utilized by the United
States Department of the Interior
have been described for 1940 in an
announcement to the Bureau of Ap-
pointments and Occupational In-
formation, Dr. T. Luther Purdom,
director of the Bureau, announced
In the belief that the information
would be of interest to students who
wish to enter government service,
advice as to eligibility, scope and
salary of the wide range of profes-
sions open has been sent to educa-
tional institutions throughout the
Besides 87 jobs in conservation,
the announcement lists 230 open-
ings in other federal departments
and agencies in Washington, D.C.
The salaries range from $1,020 to
$6,500 a year. Economists, attorneys,
engineers, geologists, biologists, fish-
ery technicians, typists, telephone
operators and draftsmen are among
the many types of assistants called
The Office of Indian Affairs has
requested physicians, nurses, teach-
ers, social workers and agricultural
experts to help various Indian tribes
in preserving their cultures and re-
habilitating themselves.
An unusual offer has been made
for the assistance of a motion pic-
ture director and specialist for gov-
ernmental work. Further informa-
tion regarding the announcement
may be had at the Bureau office.

German Club
To Hear Talk
Nordmeyer Will Lecture
On Poetry,_Painting
Tracing the influence of German
romantic poetry on 19th century,
German painting, Prof. Henry W.
Nordmeyer, head of the German de-
partment, will present an illustrated
lecture to members of Deutscher
Verein at 8:15 p.m. Tuesday evening
in the Michigan League.
Dr. Nordmeyer will correlate the
paintings of Carl Spitzweg, Moritz
von Schwind, A. L. Richter and Arn-
old Boecklin with the romantic po-
etry of Eichendorff, Bretano and
The general theme of the talk,
Dr. Nordmeyer said, will be of the
"Germany That Has Been," that will
return since its spirit and value
cannot perish.

SUNDAY, MAY 5. 1940
VOL. L. No. 155.
President and Mrs. Ruthven will be
at home to members of the faculty
and other townspeople today from
4 to 6 o'clock.
Student Tea: President and Mrs.
Ruthven will be at home to students
Wednesday afternoon, May 8, from
4 to 6 o'clock.
Notice to all Members of the Uni-
versity: The following is an extract
of a by-law of the Regents (Chapter
III-B, Sections 8 and 9) which has
been in effect since September, 1926:
It will hereafter be regarded as
contrary to University policy for any-
one to have in his or her possession
any key to University buildings or
parts of buildings if such key is not
stamped as provided( i.e. by the


Buildings and Grounds Department).
If such unauthorized keys are
found the case shall be referred to
the Dean or other proper head of the
University division involved for his
action in accordance with this prin-
ciple. Any watchman or other proper
representative of the Buildings and
Grounds Department, or any Dean,
department head or other proper
University official shall have the
right to inspect keys believed to open
University buildings, at any reason-
able time or place.
"--For any individual to order,
have made, or permit to be ordered
or made, any duplicate of his orher
University key, through unauthorized
channels, must be regarded as a spe-
cial and willful disregard of the safe-
ty of University property."
These regulations are called to the
attention of all concerned, for their
information and guidance. Any per-
son having any key or keys 'to Uni-
(Continued on Page 4)

This talk,
five lectures,
eral interest
nicalities of

concluding a series of
stresses a topic of gen-
rather than the tech-
German language and


College of Engineering
June 1 to June 11, 1940

NOTE: For courses having both lectures and quizzes, the Time
pf Exercise is the time of the first lecture period of the week; for
courses having quizzes only, the Time of Exercise is the time of the
first quiz period.
Drawing and laboratory work may be continued through the ex-
amination period in amount equal to that normally devoted to such
work during one week.
Certain courses will be examined at special periods as noted
below the regular schedule. All cases of conflicts between assigned
eamination periods must be reported for adjustment to Professor
D. W. McCready, Room 3209 East Engineering Building, before May
29. To avoid misunderstandings and errors, each student should re-
ceive notification from his instructor of the time and place of his
appearance in each course during the period June 1 to June 11.

SProfessors Knott, Revelli
To Teach At Northwestern
Prof. Thomas A. Knott, of the Eng-
lish department, and Mr. William
Revelli, director of the University
band, will be among the 112 visiting
faculty members at the Summer Ses-
sion of Northwestern University, it
was announced today.
Professor Knott will teach "Pres-
ent-Day English", in which both the
printed and spoken language will be
studied. Mr. Revelli is scheduled to
give instruction in band technique.

SHOWS TODAY 1-3-5-7-9 P.M.



Than Boy's


Produced with the care and sincerity it de-
manded, here is the story of a typical American
boy whose name might have been John Jones
or Bill Smith. It happened to be Tom Edison.



No single course is permittedz
tion. No date of examination may
the Classification Committee.

Time of Exercise




more than four hours of examina-
be changed without the consent of
Time of Examination
Wednesday, June 5 .......8-12
Monday, June 3......... 2-6
Tuesday, June . 4.........8-12
Monday, June 3 .........8-12
Monday, June 10 ........8-12
Saturday, June 1........ 8-12
Thursday, June 6 .......8-12
Monday, June 10 .........2-6
Tuesday, June 4 .........2-6
Thursday, June 6.........2-6
Friday, June 7.......... 2-6
Tuesday, June 11....... 8-12
Friday, June 7 .........8-12
Saturday, June 8 .........2-6
*Saturday, June 1.........2-6
*Wednesday, June 5 .......2-6
*Saturday, June 8 ........8-12
*Thursday, June 6....... 8-12
*Saturday, June 8.........2-6
*Tuesday, June 11 .......2-6
*Friday, June 7 .......... 8-12

1940 D RflMflTC SE4SN
Seats for Single Performances
Sale Tomorrow, 10 A.M.
Five Great Plays
Pygmalion - The Winter's Tale - The World We Make
Boyd's Shop - The Guardsman
Great Artists
Ruth Chatterton, Mady Christians, Madge Eans
Whitford Kane, John Emery, and many other N. Y. actors
Season Tickets Still Available
6.60 - 4.80 - 3.60 - 2.50
Box Office Phone 6300

Coming! Watch For It!
Academy Award

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Young -TOALM

kn is greatest role ... America s
favorite star!

Drawing 1; E.M. 1, 2; G.E. 2
Surv. 1, 2, 4; French
My.E. 3; prawing 2
Met. Proc. 2, 3, 4
Drawing 3; German; Spanish
E.E. 2a; Physics 45


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