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THURSDA, DEC. 7, 1939'

TOTE MICH1GAN D AILY

Woman Debate
Team Leaves
For Ohio State
Krause, Maxted, Taylor,
And 'Sapp To Participate
, Roundtable Conclave
Four women varsity .debaters will
leave this afternoon for Ohio State
University where they will take part
in a roundtable discussion on the
supression of anti-democratic organ-
izations in the United States.
Jane Krause, '41, Jean Maxted, '41,
Mary Martha Taylor, '41, and Jane
Sapp, '41, will make the trip to par-
ticipate in the roundtable with teams
from other Big Ten schools. This is
the only debate activity for women
scheduled this semester.
Roundtable discussions for women
were introduced last spring when the
four women who had been working
on the semester's Big Ten question
were asked to meet at Northwestern'
to discuss the position of married
women in society. Members of thei
team who made that trip were Betty
Jane Mansfield, '39, Janet Grace, '42,
Rosebud Scott, '42 and Miss Krause.E
The 'results of this first discussion
were so successful that coaches of the
Big Ten women's teams decided that
the debaters should work on a dis-
cussion topic the first semester of
each year and continue the regular
debate system the second semester.
In tomorrow morning's general as-
sembly, Miss Krause will point out
the problems connected with the
question. Miss Maxted will head a
roundtable discussion group, Miss
Taylor will give an after-dinner
speech, and Miss Sapp will present
the Michigan team's solution to the
problems presented.
R e A Goodfellow --
Dewey's Early.
Bid Opportune

Ann Arbor Important Source
Of News, Correspondents Say

Sixth Choral Union I Architectural Work,

Concert To Feature

Boston

Symphonyl

To 10 Michigan students and
three alumni fa is the :task of re-
porting to the people of the state,
the nation and, sometimes, aof the
world, all major happenings at the
University.
They comrprise a slect reportorial
circle-the Ann Arbor correspond-
ents of newspapers, press services
and a few magazines. Seven of the
ten students are members of The
Daily staff; four are permanent resi-
dents of Ann Arbor. Some work on
space-rates, payment for the amount
of news published, while others, par-
ticularly those who represent na-
tional agencies, receive regular sal-
aries.
Ann Arbor, all agree, is anything
but a routine news source. Most of
its news, they say, comes from Uni-
versity administrative offices and
from the University News Service.
But other stories must be tracked
down to the strangest of sources.
Michigan alumnus George Stauter
covers both campus and city for the
Associated Press. Stan M. Swinton,
'40, is the United Press correspond-
ent here, and covers the city
for the Detroit Free P r ess.
Sports for the 13ree ?T ss are handled
by Ed Frutig, '41, varsity football
end, who intends someday to be a
metropolitan sportswriter.
Alumnus Allen Shoenfeld heads
the local bureau of the Detroit News.
David Zeitlin, '40, writes Michigan
news and sports for the Detroit
Times. Zeitlin has also originated
Primaie -Specimen.
Is Captured After
Death Row Escape
A small brown monkey sits shiv-
ering disconsolately behind bars
again today after making a heroic
bid for freedom from the experi-
mentation cage in the Hygiene-Anat-
omy Laboratory.
Making good his escape from the
new Medical Building's death row
last week he jumped over an in-
structor's net and scrambled out of
the room, the primate specimen fled
to the top floor and hid in the ven-
tilation system.
The only evidence that he had not
escaped from thedbuilding was his
appearance one day 'from behind
water distilling apparatus to steal an
apple almost from the grasp of a de-
partment member. After this, food
was left for him and it disappeared
regularly.
The fifth day a monkey was see
swinging down the Medical Build-
ing's corridors to the first floor.
After him came three net-flourish-
ing teachers. They tracked him to
the medical students smoking room,
closed in, and captured him.
The disconsolate monkey might
take heart, however, if the fate of
another member of his family were
revealed to him. Three years ago
a laboratory specimen escaped and
resisted capture in campus trees. He
was shot.
Be A Goodfellow
Ohio Alumni Club Shows
Michigan -Yale Pictures
T. Hawley Tapping, general secre-
tary of the Alumni Association, will
show motion pictures of the Michi-
gan-Yale football game at the an-
nual party of the University of
Michigan Club of Lima (0.) today.
Tapping also announced that the
University of Michigan Club of San
Francisco will hold its annual Home-
coming Jamboree tomorrow at thej
Engineers' Club.

special features for two national
picture magazines. Paul Chandler,
'41, takes pictures forLife Maga-
zine.
Morton Linder, '40, and Tom
Phares, '40, represent respectively the
Chicago Daily News and the Chicago
Tribune. Leonard Schleider, '41, is
Ann Arbor correspondent of the New
York Times, while Lawrence Allen,
'40, is the campus' sole foreign cor-
respondent by virtue of his work for
the Canadian Windsor Star. Her-
bert Lev, '40, has done special sports
reporting this year for the Cleveland
Plain Dealer.
A former Daily man and local cor-
respondent, Pat Conger, still makes
Ann Arbor his home and the Uni-
versity the source of many of his
articles. He is now sports editor of
the Detroit bureau of the United
Press.
Social activities are covered by Sue
Potter, '40, for the Detroit Free
Press, and Jane Mowers, '40, for
the Detroit Times.
-- Goodfellows-Monday -
Noted Soloists
Appear Sunday.
I n 3essiah'
Four soloists from New York, Pal-
mer Christian, organist, the Choral
Union and the University Symphony
Orchestra conducted by Thor John-
son, will unite musically at 4 p.m.
Sunday in Hill Auditorium to present
Handel's "Messiah," the traditional
offering of the University Musical
Society.
There will be no admission charge,
Dr. Charles A. Sink, president of the
Society, said last night.
The program, which has been a
regular feature of the School of Mu-
sic Concerts for many years, has at-
tracted four professional artists who
are well-known on the New York
concert stage: Beal Hober, soprano;
William Hain, tenor, Joan Peebles,
contralto, and Theodore Webb, bari-
tone.
Miss Hober received great recogni-
tion last year when she was selected
by the Theatre Guild to play the
part of Malwina Schnorr in "Pre-
lude to Exile," the dramatization of
an incident from Richard Wagner's
life. alwina Schnorr was the singer
Wagner himself chose to create the
role of Isolde in his opera, "Tristan
and Isolde."
Mr. Hain has been in large demand
for oratorio work. The Oratorio
Society of New York, the Schola
Cantorum and the Cleveland Sym-
phony Orchestra have engaged him
as soloist in such works as the
"Messiah" and Bach's "St. Matthew
Passion." He has also been connect-
ed with several opera and light-
opera companies.
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Dr. Serge Koussevitzky, who has
directed the destinies of the Boston
Symphony for the past 12 years, will
bring his 110 musicians Thursday,
Dec. 14, to Hill Auditorium for the
sixth concert of the 1939-40 Choralj
Union Series.I
Next Thursday's appearance marks
the ninth successive visit here of
the orchestra that through 58 sea-
sons has been generally accepted as
one of the three finest symphonic
organizations in the country. Grad-
ual changes in personnel have

Shown In Exhibit
Samples of work of several archi-
tectural.schools are shown in the ex-
hibit on display until Dec. 9 in the
third-floor exhibition room of the
College ;of Architecture and Design.
The exhibit, sponsored by the As-
sociation of Collegiate Schools of
Architecture, shows the work of the.
Juniors in the various member schools,
arranged by the schools to show the
type of work they do. Many innova-
tions in design as well as the tradi-
tional and classical type of architec-
ture are featured in the displays.
Among the more conservative
schools are those of the University of

no admission charge, but a conec-
Church,'Group To Give tion will be taken to be used to bring
Christmas Play Sunday Christmas Cheer to needy families.
The Christmas play "Why The
Chimes Rang" by Raymond McDon- , XMAS SPECIAL
ald Alden, will be presented by the on
Westminster Group of the First Pres- n
byterian Church at 7 p.m. Sunday LIFE Magazine
evening at the church. Directing the
play will be Miss Lillian Dilts who YEAR'S SUBSCRIPTION
will be assisted by Ellis Gray and $3.50
Tom Rice, chargeo of staging and .
lighting, and Roy Rector, make-up. until Dec. 10. $4.50 after
A student choir under the direc-eStore
tion of Mrs. William Spencer will Mir
assist in the play to which the public 727 N. University
is invited to attend. There will be
YPSILANTI NORMAL CHOIR
Singing Unaccompanied 250 Voices
FREDERICK ALEXANDER, Conductor
CHRISTMAS MUSIC
Nativity Music from Many Lands Old Music - Young Voices
PEASE AUDITORIUM, Ypsilanti No Reserved Seats
Thursday, Dec. 7. 8 P.M. Sharp Admission 25c

brought together an orchestra of Pennsylvania and the University of

famed ensemble and solo performers
whose repertoire has been -gradually
broadened to include the "substan-,
tial works of all time," including
those of contemporary American
composers.
Tickets for the concert may still-
be obtained at the School of Music1
Office.

Illinois. Massachusetts Institute of
Technology shows a tendency towards
the modern ideas, while Armour In-
stitute of Technology has turned com-
pletely towards modern design. Co-
lumbia University's exhibit shows that'
modern design can be carried into
he designing of furniture to go with
the modern type of building.

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Discusses Factors
Possible Success

(Continued from Page 1)
vice-president nominee, Professor1
Dorr said. And that is the supersti-1
tion surrounding the death in office
of every Republican president elect-
ed in a year divisible by 20 during
the past 100 years. This supersti-
tion came quite prominently" into
view in Chicagoin 1920 at the Re-
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quite a fight to keep Harding from
running for president, for fear 'he'
might diebut Harding declared he
didn't give a damn for superstition.
Nevertheless he 'died, And 1940 is
divisible by 20.
Dewey's position in the national
political set-up is, compared to the
other two Republican big names,
rather that of an outsider, Profes-
sor Dorr said, inasmuch as the old
guard is pretty much in control of
the national committee. But the
rank and file of the party determine
the popularity of a candidate, so if
Dewey gets enough publicity from the
right sources, and receives enough
public acclaim, Professor Dorr point-
ed out, he may succeed in overcom-
ing the national committee.
-,Be A Goodfellow -
Rodkey Tells Group
Of Bank Standards
(Continued from Page 1)
ever, he stated, people doubt the
validity of bonds as a secondary re-
serve. It is really a sound banking
theory, he continued, and those who
doubt it are merely unfortunate vic-
tims of incorrect bond purchases.
Buying for purely speculative rea-
sons, paying low interest rates on in-
vestments and purchasing securities
on "tips" were among most common
of the "boners" named by R. M.'
Plaister of Chicago in an address on
"Investment Boners" at the third
study session after a dinner last
night in the Union.
The Conference will continue with
another study session at 9:30 a.m.
today in the Union, R. P. Shorts of
Saginaw being scheduled to discuss
"Management Investment Portfolios
of Country Banks."
Dr. R. E. Badgey of Detroit will
speak on "Investments in Relation
to Current Operations" after a lun-
cheon at 12:15 p.m.
Be A Goodfellow
Law Fraternity Pledges
Three New Members
The Campbell Chapter of the Phi
Alpha Delta honorary law fraternity
pledged three new members Tuesday,
Bruce Kelley, '40L. president, an-
nounced.
The Phi Alpha Delta fraternity re-
organizes this year after having been
off the campus for six years. Its
membership now consists of eight law
students.1
Those pledges include: Gerald Live-"
ly, '41L, Robert Gillis, '41L, Harry
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