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October 19, 1939 - Image 2

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THUR.SDA'k, OCT. 19. 1939

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Survey Reveals Opinions Split
Over Coed Mimes Participation
Support Is Given All-Male Phi: "I definitely would propose that
Cast By Some.Women;-women appear. The only way to get
By all the talent on campus for a major
Debate Is Long Extant production is to go to every group
available. Why underestimate the
Are women appreciated at Michi- Barbara Basset, '40, president of
gan? The Daily has been trying to Panhellenic: "Tradition is an impor-
find out ever since 1918 at least, tant part of the Union show, and I
when the Jan. 24 issue printed an think this revival should go all the
opinion survey on whether women way. Perhaps later on we could take
should appear in the Mimes. That part, but as it stands I think a
year, incidentally, marked the first strictly male cast would be a panic!"
and only breaking of the Union tra- Homer L. Heath, alumnus, treasur-
tiition that men alone take part in er of the opera for 19 years: "No, I
the production. woludn't like to see it. I believe
Now the question is more the suc- their participation would lessen the
cess of a revival than the upholding old attraction of the opera, and put
of female vanity. But here is what it on par with any ordinary musical
the campus thinks: comedy. The J.G.P. tried a mixed
THE QUESTION: Do you believe cast one year, but found they were
that women should aid in this year's more successful without men. This
presentation of the Union Opera? issue is parallel."
THE ANSWERS: Margjerie Allison, '41, chairman of
TEonald Treadwell, '40, Board ofJ.G.P.: "If the men really want a re-
Directors, Michigan Union: "I'll go vval of the type of show they did in
on record as not being opposed to the past, they had better exclude us.
women. But as far as the opera is But I think tradition can sometimes
concerned, the campus must realize be stifling. I'm sure that if we were
that there are certain aspects of the included the Union would get much
proposed show that someone might more campus cooperation and sup-
object to if a mixed cast were in- Mary Frances Reek '40 Indeed-
volved. ent Women's Assembly Council:
Miss Aice Lloyd, Dean of Women: "There is no re for o nco-b
"I do not believe that the opera left out of bcksta por women to be
would be as successful with wonien though for the sake of traditonIb
participating as it has been in the lieve men should be th taton b
past with men taking all the roles. e actors."
Besides the fact that women have a Beverly Sadwith, '42, transfer stu-
good deal of opportunity to act in dent: "We certainly should help. If
other dramatic productions, the fun the Union is sincerely trying to make
in Mimes has always been in seeing the show one of national importance,
the boys' antics in girls' costumes. why not incorporate Michigan's best
However, Isee n o ibetin nto a in this first revival?"

Survey Shows
No Pools Here'
Police .Are Successful
In HaltingGambling
There are still no organized foot-
ball pools operating in Ann Arbor.
This was the finding of a survey
of campus and downtown stores taken
by The Daily during the past few
days. At this time last year certain
"cash-over-the-counter" gambling
syndicates were taking in several
thousands of dollars each week.
Store owners when questioned by
The Daily stated that they had not
been approached by any football pool
operators so far this year. Many of
them said that they were "reason-
ably certain" that organized gamblers
will not make an appearance here
Washtenaw - county law enforce-
ment officers, including Prosecutor
Albert Rapp, Chief of Police Norman
Cook, and Sheriff Jacob Andres,
promised before the opening of the
gridiron season that their depart-
ments would cooperate to prevent the
reappearance of pools here this year.


THURSDAY, OCT. 19, 1939
VOL. L. No. 22
F Notices
Final Doctoral Examination of Mr.
Utah Tsao will be held at 1 p.m.,
Thursday, Oct. 19 in Room 3201 East
Engineering Building. Mr. Tsao's
department of specialization is Chem-
ical Engineering. The title of his
thesis is "Heat Transfer Coefficient
of Condensation of Vapors of Non-
miscible Liquids on Horizontal Pipes."
Professor E. M. Baker as chairman
of the committee will conduct the
examination. By direction of the
Executive Board, the chairman has
the privilege of inviting members of
the faculty and advanced doctoral
candidates to attend the examination
and to grant permission to others
who might wish to be present.
C. S. Yoakum.
Bronson-Thomas Prize in German:
Value $40. Open to all undergradu-
ate students in German of distinctly
American training. Will be award-
ed on the results of a three-hour
essay competition to be held under
departmental supervision in the lat-
ter half of March, 1940 (exact date
to be announced two weeks in ad-
vance) Contestants must satisfy the
Department that they have done their
reading in German. The essay may
be written in English or German.
Each contestant will be free to choose
his own subject from a list of at least
30 offered. The list will cover six
chapters in the development of Ger-
man literature from 1750 to 1900,
[each of which will be represented by

at least five subjects. Students who
wish to compete must be taking a
course in German (32 or above) at
the time of the competition. They
should register and obtain directions
as soon as possible at the office of the
German department, 204 University
Aeronautical Engineering Seniors
and Graduates: Those obtaining eith-
er bachelor's or master's degrees in
Aeronautical Engineering in Febru-
ary, 1940, should fill out the De-
partment personnel records before
Nov. 1, 1939. If a student is unable
to obtain his photograph by this
date, he should turn in his record
and supply the photograph later.
Blanks for this purpose may be ob-
tained in the Department of Aero-
nautical Engineering Office, B-47
East Engineering Building. It is es-
sential that personnel records on all
students be on file in the office, in
order to supply the manufacturers
with accurate and complete informa-
Eligibility Cards: Saturday, Oct. 21,
will be the last day on which eligibili-
ty cards will be signed, according to
Roberta Leete, Chairman of Merit
System Committee. All girls inter-
ested in working on any League
Committee must have a signed eligi-
bility card. These cards can be ob-
tained at Room 4, University Hall,
and can be signed at the League every
day this week from 3 to 4 p.m.
University Elementary School Li-
brary Hours, Friday, Oct. 20: Service

will be restricted to the hours from
11-12 in the morning and from 4:15
to 5:30 in the afternoon. The regu-
lar Saturday hours 8-12 and 1-3,
will be maintained on Oct. 21.
Special Rate on Lecture Course
Tickets to Students: Students may
obtain passes to the second balcony
for $2 (eight lectures). The demand
for these seats has been so great that
the supply is now limited and those
wishing to purchase passes are urged
to do so at once. Hill Auditorium
box office hours are from 10 to I and
2 to 4.
Sophomore Medical Class will have
an election of officers on Wednes-
day, Oct. 25, from 8:15 to 8:45 a.m.
in the East Medical Building.
Hillel Scholarship: Applications for
the Hillel Scholarship are due Fri-
day, Oct. 20.
Mail for Students, Faculty and tem-
porary residents at the University:
All students and new members of
th., faculty should call at the U.S.
Post Office and make'out pink card,
"Order to Change Address," Form
22, if they have not already done so.
This applies also to temporary resi-
dents in Ann Arbor who may be do-
ing reference or research work on
the campus.
Unidentifiable mail is being held in
Room 1, University Hall, for the fol-
lowing addresses:
Rudolph Axelson, George Bennett,
William Beppler, Dr. J. J. Black,
(Continued on Page 4)

T. H. Tapping To
Illinois, Iowa

Aln l i

T. Hawley Tapping, general secre-
tary of the Alumni Association, leaves
today on a three-day trip to visit
alumni groups in Illinois and Iowa.1
He will speak tonight at a meet-
ing of the University of Michigan
Club of Davenport, Ia., showing mo-
tion pictures of the Michigan-Michi-
gan State football game. Tomorrow
he will attend a luncheon meeting ofJ
the alumni group in Aurora, Ill. I


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