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T HE MICHIGAN DAILY

THURSDAY, APRIL 24, 1941

Percival Price
Plans Carillon
Recital Series
Concert Today Is Second
In Series Of Eighteen
For Spring Presentation
Prof. Percival Price of the School
of Music, University Carillonneur,
will offer a concert from 7:15 to 8
p.m. today as part of his 1941 SpringI
series of carillon tecitals.
The series, which was begun dur-
ing Spring Vacation, will consist of
18 concerts which will be offered at
7:15 p.m. every Thursday and Sun-
day until June 19.
Among the features of the pro-
grams will be such unique presenta-
tions as a duet upon the carillon and
a combination of the carillon with
brass instruments. Several new ar-
rangements will be offered during the
series for the first time including a
work by Bill Sawyer, Union band
leader and a graduate of the School
of Music.
During the series Professor Price
will be assisted by Tom Kinkead, in-
structor in organ; George Faxon, or-
ganist at the St. Andrews Episcopal
Church; and John Challis, Ypsilan-
ti harpsichord and clavichord man-
ufacturer.
Today's program will include three
Dutch folk songs, Beethoven's "Moon-
light Sonata," Schumann's "Butter-
flies," "Nocturne 4" and "Hunter's
Song" and Prelude and Fugue No. 18"
by Bach.
Alumni Will' Pesent
' of M' Night Today
Detroit's Masonic Auditorium will
be the scene of the annual U of M
Night- of the Detroit alumni club
today.
The musical program will be pre-
sented by the University Concert
Band, the Varsity Glee Club and the
"Ann Arbor Surf Riding and Moun-
tain Climbing Society." The selections
to be played by the band are: "Sem-
per Fidelis" by Sousa; "Phaeton," a
symphonic poem by Saint-Saens;
"Elsa's Procession to the Cathedral"
from Lohengrin by Wagner;
"Thoughts of Love" by Pryor, trom-
bone solo by Betty Correll; "Deserted
Ballroom" by Gould; and "Cowboy
Rhapsody" by Gould.

Stimson Makes Inspect ion Of Trackless Tanks

Secretary of War Henry L. Stimson inspected huge wheels of a trackless tank demonstrated to army offi-
cials at Fort Myer, Va. Superstructure of the tank w ould be re-designed if it is adopted for reconnaissance
purposes.

)sborne Trial
Will Continue
Today In Court
Defendant Claims Bluff
Only Motive In Facing
Brother With Weapon
Cross-examination of Beecher Os-
borne, 21-year-old Chelsea farmhand
who is charged with first degree
murder for the fatal stabbing of his
brother, Price, will continue in Cir-
cuit Court this morning, according
to Prosecutor George Meadei
Osborne testified for nearly four
hours yesterday. He related the events
which led up to the slaying of his
brother and told the jury that he
held the knife which caused the
fatal blow. He said that he was bluff-
ing with the weapon, attempting to
scare off the attacking Price, when
the killing occurred. a
Under cross-examination, Osborne
did not alter his confession mater-
ially. He did admit that his dead
brother had assailed Murrel, his 22-
year old wife, in vile language, but
said the remarks were directed to
him, not to his wife.
Mrs. Osborne wept through most
of the testimony.
Osborne's defense is based on a
plea of self-defense. He claims that
he had no way of protecting himself
from the 185-pound Price, who was
an amateur fighter, and said that
he instinctively drew the knife after
Price struck his wife. The killing oc-
curred early in the morning of Jan-
Iuary 27.
Previously the court heard Dr.
Robert J. Parsons, University Hos-
pital pathologist say that although
there was no proof, he believed that
the fatal blow was inflicted from be-
hind, thus attacking Osborne's claim
of self-defense.
Dr. Parsons said he based his belief
on his observations made when he
performed an autopsy on the b6dy
of Price Osborne.
Ann Arbor Chess Club
Begins Series Today
The Ann Arbor Chess Club will
inaugurate a series of chess lessons
for all interested at 7:30 p.m. today
in the Michigan Union, Warren R.
Good, president of the club, an-
nounced yesterday.
The Club has prepared a series of
lessons for individual instructions,
and each beginner will be assisted by
an experienced player. Beginners will
meet at 7:30 p.m. every Thursday.
No fees will be charged, and equip-
ment will be furnished.
The first lesson will deal with "The
Purpose of the Game and the Equip-
ment."

"Charlie Chaplin is to the movie
what Moliere is to the comedy drama,"
declared Prof. M. S. Pargment, speak-
ing yesterday on "L'oeucre de Charlie
Chaplin d'apres la critique cinegra-
phique francaise" in the last lecture
on the Cercle Francais program.
As an author, actor and director
Chaplin is rated by French critics
among the greatest. He is, moreover,
considered an artist, with his ability
to recreate situations comic and grave
with the same facility.
Though the movie has become
merely the recording of facial ex-
pression and roles, Chaplin, say the
French, has made more of it by add-
ing gestures and bodily movements
to coincide with the character's mind
and makeup. Rather than simply
playing a role, in other words, he
portrays a complete personage.
One of Chaplin's most notable con-
tributions to the world of cinema
is the creation of the character of
Charlot, inadapted to modern civili-
zation and buffeted about by social
injustices. He appears a coward, but
the tender manner in which Chaplin

presents this person and the magnifi-
cent way in which Charlot triumphs
over adversity make of him, instead,
a universal hero.
Chaplin, Pargment concluded, is a
poet, a universal and popular comic,
cutting true slices of life into his
works. His profound knowledge of
people and the originality and fresh-
ness of his portrayal of sentiments
and characters have endeared him to
people everywhere.
THE SHORTEST DISTANCE
BETWEEN TWO POINTS 1S
Tvogtal
T legraph
CHARGES FOR TELEGRAMS
PHONED IN APPEAR ON YOUR
sTELEPHONE BILL.

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Prof. Pargment Lauds Chaplin

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Events Today
The Observatory Journal Club will
meet today at 4:15 p.m. in the Ob-
servatory lecture room. Dr. W. Carl !
Rufus will speak on "Some Unpub-
lished Early History of the Observa-
tory." Tea at 4:00 p.m.
Vocational Guidance Talk on Mu-
sic: Dr. Earl V. Moore, Director of
the School of Music, will speak on the
requirements for admission to this
School, and various aspects of the
profession, at 4:15 p.m. today, in the
Small Ballroom of the Michigan
Union. Students interested in taking
courses in the School of Music are
urged to attend this meeting.
The next vocational talk will be
given by Dean I. C. Crawford on the
subject "Engineering." The mceting
will be held in the Small Ballroom
of the Michigan Union on Thursday,
May 1,1941.
Varsity Glee Club will appear in
Detroit tonight. All members are ex-
pected to make the trip, including
those who did not go on the Spring
tour. The concert is formal and the
busses leave the front of the Union
at 4:10 p.m.
The Society of Automotive Engin-
eers will visit the Ethyl Gasoline Cor-
poration in Detroit today. The group
will leave the Engineering Arch at
12:30 p.m. All engineers are invited.
The Student Branch of the Insti-
tute of the Aeronautical Sciences will
meet in Room 1042 East Engineering
Building tonight at 8:00. Plans for
a trip to the Stout Engineering Lab-
oratories, the Stinson factory, and
Wayne County Airport will be dis-
cussed, as well as the trip to Chanute
Field. Five subscriptions to The In-
stitute Aeronautical Review will be
drawn for. The coming banquet willI
be discussed. All members should at-
tend.
Graduate Student Council will meet
tonight at 7:30 in the Women's
Lounge of the Rackham Building.
Discussion on continuation of coun-
cil activities. All council members
and others interested are urged to
attend.

Archery Club meeting today at 4:15
p.m. in the Women's Athletic Build-
ing. Plan to shoot at this meeting.
Models for the Daily Style Show,
"Summertime; A Fashion Fantasy,"
will meet today at 4:30 p.m. on the
second floor of the Student Publica-
tions Building. Please be punctual.
Frosh Project Parade Committee
will hold final dress rehearsal for
sorority and dormitory skits in League
Ballroom at 7:15 tonight. Everyone
must be in costume by 7:15.
Spring Parley meeting for all girls
who are to serve as secretaries for
it today at 4:00 p.m. in the League.
The room will be posted on the bul-
letin board.
Hillel Council meeting tonight at
7:30 at the Foundation. All new and
old members are requested to be pres-
ent. If you are unable to come, please
notify Aaron Hoyer, 7236, or leave
word at the Foundation.
Coming Events
Biological Station: There will be an
informal reception for all former
members of the Biological Station at
the Rackham Building on Friday,
April 25 from 8:30 to 10:30 p.m., fol-
lowing tle banquet and address at the
annual meeting of the Schoolmasters'
Club. All former members and their
families are invited. Please pass the
invitation to others who may not see
this notice.
A. 11. Stockard, Director
Hostel Trip to Saline Valley Farms
for mixed group, biking, leaving W.A.
B. 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, returning
Sunday noon. Organization meet-
ing Thursday, 4:30 p.m., W.A.B. Cost
of trip (food and lodging) to be paid
at meeting Thursday. If unable to
attend latter, contact Dan Saulson,
2-4401, or Libby Mahlman, 2-4471.
Phi Delta Kappa will hold two
meetings on Saturday, April 26, both
at the Union. At a 12:30 p.m. lun-
chcon Dr. Morgan of the Cleveland
Public Schools will discuss "The Place
of Music in Education." At 6:00 p.m.
Dr. Preston W. Slosson will speak at
the initiation banquet on the topic,
"World Crisis:"
International Ball Tickets: All un-

sold tickets and collections for the
International Ball must be turned in
at the office of the International
Center before noon, Sat., April 26.
The annual dinner of the Monday
Evening Drama Section of the Faculty
Women's Club will be held Monday,
April 28, at 6:15 p.m. at the Michi-
gan Union. For reservations call Mrs.
Vein Kinietz, 3925, by Friday evening.
A full length play will be given after
dinner.
Dr, Bruce Declares
Federal Medical
Aid IsInadequate
In his presidential address to the
American College of Physicians yes-
terday in Boston, Dr. James D. Bruce
of the School of Medicine criticized'
what he called "'the inadequacy of
support on the part of the federal
government in matters pertaining to
the health and welfare of the armed
forces."
A member of the National Research
Council's Medical Advisory Commit-
tee, Dr. Bruce declared that only
$250,000 had been given to the Com-
mitteee last year and that from four
to 10 million dollars will be needed
for the duties contemplated for 1941-
42.
"There can be no excuse for an
administration that fails to provide
all possible safeguards for the health
and welfare of its people, both armed
and civilian, while spending untold
millions, as they are, for mechanical
and material preparedness."
Dr. Bruce said that the minimum
of four million dollars would not at
all be excessive even if it was used
for work in only three fields blood
substitutes and transfusions, chem-
otherapy and nutrition.
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