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AGUE TWO

THE MICHIGAN DAILY

WEDNESDAY, 'I+ ESAUARY z6, 194

FAGt TWO WEDNES1~AY, FEBRUARY 26, 1941

Robert Elmore
To Play Today
In Guest Recital
Highlight Of Program
To Be Organist's Own
'Night Song' Compostion
Robert H. Elmore, organist at the
Church of Holy Trinity in Philadel-
phia, will offer the second guest re-
cital of the semester at 4:15 today
in Hill Auditorium with a varied pro-
gram including selections by Bach,
Franck, Renzi and Yon.
Featured selection will be Mr. El-
more's own "Night Song" which has
been described by one critic as a
"wistfully plaintive melody which
creates a mood of night with its
peace, its fanciful visions and its un-
answered longings."
Born in 1913, Mr. Elmore began
his musical education at the age of
Vx starting his work on the organ
three years later. From 1926 to 1933
he was a pupil of Yon after which
he received the post' of music director
of the Arch Street Methodist Church
of Philadelphia.
In that same year he received the
degree of Licentiate of the Royal
Academy of Music of London in three
separate subjects, organ, concert
piano and pianoforte accompaniment
-an achievement unprecedented in
the history of that organization,
Today's program will open with
three compositions by Bach which
will be followed by Yon's "Sonata
Quarta," Franck's "Piece Heroique,"
"Night Song," Boex's "Marche Cham-
petre" and "Toccata" by Renzi.

R. M: Richman Is Made Faculty
Leader Of Engineering 'Society

Choral Union Rockwell Kent Will Speak Here
Will Present O n Spanish Aftermath' Sund

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Richman, whose job it will be to
coach the organization's debating
squad and help in'the preparation of
student addresses, is presently an
instructor in English composition at
the College of Engineering, where
he is working for his Ph.D. in lit-
erature.
While on leave. Professor Brack-
ett is making a tour of engineering
colleges throughout the country in
order to study and compare the var-
ious English courses which are of-I
fered.
Born in Connersville. Ind., Rich-
man attended Franklin College,
Franklin, Ind., and Western State,
Teachers, Kalamazoo, receiving his
A.B. degree at the latter in 1937.1
He received his M.A. degree in Eng-1
lish literature at the University in
1938 after which he joined the fac-
ulty.
At college, Richman spent four
years on varsity debating teams and
had the opportunity to engage in
many campus oratorical contests.
As a result of his speech work he was

Noted Violinist'
Milstein Will Apear Here'
Here March 4; To Take
Place Of Georges Enesco
Nathan Milstein, distinguished I
Russian violinist, will be heard in the
next concert of the Choral Union
series to be presented at 8:30 p.m.,
March 4, in Hill Auditorium.
Mr. Milstein. xvill appear in the
place of Georges. Enesco, Rumanian
violinist, who has been detained in
his country becase of war condi-
tions and is not able to fulfill thej
engagement.
Already having made 11 tours of
America since is arrival in the
United States in 1929, Mr. Milstein
Ihas achieved'nationwide renown and
the respect of iusic critics wherever
he has played. 'A great favorite of
symphony orchestra conductors, he
has been heard seventy times with
sixteen major orchestras, in addition

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Rockwell Kent, artist, will speak
an "Spanish Aftermath" in a special
ecture sponsored by the Liberal Stu-
dents' Union and the student branch
>f the American Rescue Ship Mis-
ion, to be held at 3:15 p.m. Sunday
n the Unitarian Church.
Kent's address will be the first
poject of the local campaign to con-
tribute to the American Rescue Ship
]Mission, which will come to the aid of
Spanish refugees, now in French con-E
;entration camps.
Among the national sponsors of,
he Rescue Ship Mission are Prof.
"ranz .Boas of Columbia University;
Ethel Barrymore, actress; Prince and
Princess Hubertus zu Loewenstein;
Henry N. MacCracken, president of
Vassar College; Andre Maurois,
rench author; Di. Henry E. Sigerist
of John Hopkins University; H. G.
Wells, author; Dr. Harry Elmer
Barnes, historian; and Dean Chris-
tian. Gauss of Princeton University.
Tickets for the Kent. lecture will
be sold at 35 cents, and the income
from the ticket sale will be sent
directly to the national office of the
American Rescue Ship Mission, head-
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ed by Dr. Edward Barsky, of John
Hopkins University.
Supporting the Rescue Ship Mis-!
sion, Helen Keller said, "I joined the
AmeriQan Rescue Ship Mission be-
cause I think its project is genuinely
humane, just and non-political. Ern-
est Heminway, author, wrote Dr.
Barsky : "I saw your work for the
wounded in Spain and know how
good it was. I hope you get a ship and
get these men and women who fought
for humanity out of sIFrance as soon
as it is humanly possible to do so.
Members of the Liberal Students'
Union committee in charge of the
Kent lecture are Norman Bauer,
Grad., David Stevenson, '42, Mrs.
Ruth Hughes, Mrs. Olivia Kissin and
Frances Vivian.
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Remer T o Give
Defense Group
Lecture Today
Professor Will Present
Talk On War Problems
Of United States At Union
Prof. Charles F. Remer of the eco-
nomics department will speak on
"War Questions For Americans" at
8 p.m. today in Room 305 of the
Union under the auspices of the
American Student Defense League.
Professor Remer will discuss the
present situation of the United States
in world affairs. By first asking
significant questions and then con-
sidering their answers he will touch
upon such current problems as our
relations with Japan in the Par
East. our relations with Germany
and Great Britain and the advisa-
bility of the lease-lend bill which is
now being debated in the Senate.
Special emphasis will be placed
upon the Far Eastern crisis because
Professor Remer believes it may con-
stitute an even more immediate ques-
tion than any which will arise in
Europe. He feels that too many
people in this country do not take
the Japanese seriously enough.
At 7:30 p.m., preceding Professor
Remer's talk, the American Student
Defense League 'will hold a short
business meeting to discuss plans
for the future.

ROBERT M.

RICHMAN

With Prof. Robert D. Brackett of
the engineering English department
on sabbatical leave, Robert M. Rich-
man, of the same department, as-
sumed last week the duties of faculty
leader of Sigma Rho Tau, honorary
enginecring speech society.
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I made a member of two honorary to his hundtieds of recitals.
forensic fraternities, Tau Kappa Al- A poverty strike; survivor of the
pha and Phi Kappa Delta. Russian Revolution, Mr. Milstein's
During his three years at Western" career was saveo by the loan o fa
he was also a member of the varsity valuable vioin, by an art patron in
tennis team, the Student Council, Paris, where he fled during the war.
the Union and the staffs of both the After recurrent successful seasons
college newspaper and yearbook. on the continent he was called by
Richman began his real work last American audiences and became al-
night helping the older members of most immediately a favorite.
the "Stump Speakers' Society" in Althoughl demads for season tic-
preparing for their debates with Akets fortshe 1949-41 Choral Union
Wayne University and the University Series was heavy, according to Dr.
of Detroit and aiding the freshman Charles A. Sink, president of the
members in their contest with an Nniversity Musical society, tickets
I Ypsilanti State College squad. for this individual concert are now
on sale and may be purchased either
atr the offices in Burton Memorial
s + !Carillon or at the Hill Auditorium

.Final U..S.N.R.
Physical Exam
Will Be Gien
Engineering students who have ap-
plied for commissions in the United
States Naval Reserve will have their
last opportunity to take their physi-
cal examinations from 9:30 am. to
5 p.m. today at the NROTC of-
fices in North Hall.
Applications for commissions,
which are still available at the
NROTC headquarters, may be made
by all juniors and seniors in the
College of Engineering. Both physi-
cal and personal examinations will
be required of all candidates.
Those who successfully pass their

Fr'ench Favor

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.Free Forces,
SimsnSy
By GEORGE SALLADE
The average Frenchman prefers to1
:support the DeGaulle Free French i

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Dr. Schairer,
Youth Leader,
To Talk Here
"Reconstruction of Europe by Ed-
ucation" will be the subject of a talk
by Dr. Reinhold Schairer, head of
the Department of International Re-
lations and Studies, of London Uni-
versity Institute of Education, at 4:15
p.m. tomorrow in the Rackham audi-
torium. The program is under the
auspices of the German deparment.,
Following his emigration from
Germany to England in 1933 Dr..
Schairer made a study of the educa-
tional crisis of youth in Britain and
the continental countries. In 1936 he,
was appointed lecturer in compara-
tive education at the University of
London, and in 1937 he took up his
present duties, which include lectures
on educational questions.
Dr. Schairer is now engaged in a
lecture tour of the United States
and devoting much of his time to the
work of a recently elected committee
at the Institute of Advanced Studies
at Princeton, which is exploring the,
possibilities of wide international co-
operation in the work of educational
reconstruction that will soon have ,o
be undertaken.
Dr. Schairer will address the mem-
bers of the German Club on the topic,
"German Educational Ideals before
Hitler"' at 7:45 p.m. tomorrow.
Four Are Initiated
To Military Society
Four assistant professors of the De-
partment of Military Science and
Tactics were initiated Sunday as asso-
ciate members of the local company
of Scabbard and Blade, national
honorary military fraternity.
The new members, inducted at
ceremonies held in the Union, are
Captains K. R. R. Houston and Wil-
liam E. Renner and First Lieutenants
Leonard W. Peterson and Roland L.
Kolb.
Roy Funeral Services
Will Take Place Today'
Ann Arbor's city hall will be closed
this afternoon for the funeral services
for Mrs. Christiana M. Roy, assistant
city editor of the Ann Arbor News,
who died Sunday night.
The funeral services * will be held
at 3 p.m. at the Muehlig chapel.
Burial will be held at Bethlehem
cemetery. Msgr'. Allen Babcock, rec-
tor of St. Mary's Catholic chapel,
will say mass for Mrs. Roy at 7 a.m.
today.

Announcement was made by Prof.
Cowden. who is in charge of the

Hopwood Room and the Hopwood
Contests each year, that students who
wish to petition the committee toI
waive certain parts of the rules which
govern the Hopwood contest should
have their petitions in before March
1. No petitions will be received by the
committee after that date, he stressed.'
Here are a few interesting bits ofn
information about former Hopwooda
winners which were gathered by Prof. o
Cowden:F
John Ciardi (major award winner 1
in poetry in 1939) writes this year
in a collec.tion of Tom Boggs en-
titled "Lyric Moderns," from the pressa
of James A. Decker, Prairie City, Il-d
linois. Mr. Ciardi will have a poem
appearing in the spring number ofN
''The Yale Review."
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other large
Harvard, Y
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aching. In tne past the ex-
has been given at many,
e universities, among them
'ale, Princeton and Colum-
ill be no charge for the ex-
Dr. Woodburne stated,]

bx ofce immediaely preceding the
concert.
Healthy Nation
Is Basic Need,
Had gei States
By HOMER SWANDER
If we expect to have a strong,
healthy army we'd better start do-

forces but is forced by the necessity exams will be awarded probationary
of circumstances to accept the Pe- commissions as ensigns in the spe-
tain regime, Prof. Preston Slosson I cial service of the Volunteer Reserve
of the history department said in 1 by the Navy Department. After,

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Word has been received from the
publishers that the Swedish rights,
of "The Loon Feather" have been
sold to Tidens Forlag of Stockholm.
So it is that a manuscript winning a
Hopwood prize in fiction becomes
translated into a foreign language.
"'Hawk's Nest," a novel by Hubert'
Skidmore, will be published by Dou-
bleday Doran on March 7. Mr. Skid-
more won a major Hopwood prize in
fiction in 1935 with his novel "I .Will
Lift Up Mine Eyes." His new novel
deals with the problem of silicosis
in the mining industry.
"Whistle Stop," by Maritta Wolff,
the novel that received the highest
prize in fiction last spring, is to be
published early in April by Random
House.

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and results will be available to stu- ing something about the health of the
dents. nation's youth before we call them
The graduate record examination to the draft, R. W. Hudgens, assistant
was first developed to determine administrator of the Farm Security.
whether or not an objective, stand- Administration, .asserted yesterday
ardized examination suitable for before the Professional Students in
widespread administration through a Public Health.
central administrative management He. explained that, "Oue out of
could provide evidence of practical ; every three young men who have vol-
utility to those graduate schools unteered for service in this country
which are faced with an increasing in recent months has been rejected
problem of selection and classifica- because of ..physical defects or bad
tion to students, Dr. Woodburne health." The majority of those re-
stated. The basic question, he pointed jected, he declared, have come from
out, is really the never-ending in- the low-income. rural sections.
quiry into methods of improving the Hudgens said that the depression
evaluation of students by means of "revealed a malignant growth in rural
academic records. life which for years has been weak-
According to Dr. Woodburne, ex- ening the spirit and energy of mil-
perience with the test in the past lions of people on our farms. The
has indicated that the kind of evi- core of this malignant growth is pov-
dence which they supply can be of erty and its tenacles are the off-
substantial use to graduate faculties. shoots of poverty."
Students who wish to have ad- "A study by the National Re-
ditional information about the exam- sources Committee," he explained,
inations can obtain it in Room 110 "indicated that more than 1,700,000
of the Rackham School. farm families had incomes of less
than $500 a year, including the value
Study Club To Meet of all the things they produced them-
selves."
All graduate students of speech - -
are invited to attend the monthly
meeting of the study club for stu-
dents of the department to be held atfIt5
4 p.m. today in the East Council
Room of the Rackham Building*
Members of the speech faculty will
also attend.
SHOWS at 2-,4-7-9 P.M.-
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an interview yesterday.
"The French nation wishes for the a
defeat of Germany but dares not l,
hope for it" was the way Prof. Slos- I
son summarized the situation. If
Britain wins or appears to be win- -
ning the Petain regime will probably
collapse and the whole government'
openly support the British. At the
present time, however, French lead-
ers haveiadefeatist attitude that
Germany can't be defeated and hence
their passivity.
Germany is able to apply pressure1
on France because she holds two mil-
lion prisoners of war and controls
the economic life of the two-thirds
of the nation she occupies. The
French hold merely one weak card
which they can use to repel the de-
mands of the Nazis for bases on the
Mediterranean and use of the re-
mains of the fleet, explained Prof.
Slosson. That is the Weygand army,
in Africa. Regardless of this, the
best the French can do is stall for
time. One faction, headed by Laval,
-favors an immediate settlement with
France as a passive ally of Germany,
allowing the use of her ports and
ships. Germany would then ease
the burdens on the occupied zone.
In any event, Germany could seize
the bases and ships at any time but
prefers to do it peacefully.{
Asked as to what Petain, Franco,
and Mussolini discussed in their
three-cornered conference, Prof. Slos-
son replied that no conclusions could
be made because of the secrecy which
surrounded it. German-French ne-
gotiations have been held up because
of Laval's dismissal, howevet,.

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graduation they will receive regular'
commissions and will be ordered to 1
active duty if, in the belief of the
government, a state of national
emergency exists at that time.
Patte.e Claims
Equality Need
In Cooperation
(Continued from Page 1)a
the whole system of political and ec-
onomic relations is cultural," Mr.
Pattee said that the human quality
in affairs is often subordinated to the
commercial aspect, and he reminded
of the South America's profound at-
tachment to Europe.
"The United States must not try
to erase the European culture inher-
ent in South America," he asserted,
"but must add to this culture in
terms of reciprocity."
Evidence shows that the advances
of the United States are arousing in-
ter-American cooperation and a de-
sire to curb the misapprehension and
{ misunderstanding present in past re-
lations, but mutual respect must be
a principle of the American people
as well as the governments, he said.

Engine Council
Will Supervise
IAnnutal Smoker
Engineering students will have an
opportunity to discuss ethics in the
engineering profession at their first
"Get-Together Smoker" of the year
at 7:30 p.m. tomorrow in the main
ballroom of the Union.
Sponsored by the student Engi-
neering Council and the Committee
on Professional Practice, the Smoker
will be highlighted by an address by
Dean Ivan C. Crawford of the Col-
lege of Engineering who will con-
sider' some of the ethical problems
which engineers face in their pro-
fession.
Dean Crawford, who is well known
for his work in this field, is a former
chairman of the ethics committee of
the National Engineering Council.
Also included on the program will
be colored motion pictures of Camp
Davis, Wyo., the University's sum-
mer surveying camp. Cigarettes and
refreshments will be passed out free
of charge.
Started some five years ago, meet-
ings on professional practices have
been held at frequent intervals in
the College under the direction of
Prof. Roy Swinton of the engineer-
ing mechanics department in order
to acquaint students with the ethical
side of their work.
Tomorrow's Smoker, which is open
to all students in the College of En-
gineering, is under the supervision
of Prof. R. S. Hawley of the me-
chanical engineering department and
Jerome Mecklenburger, AlE.

Joseph Smith
Art Exhibition
To Be Shown
Eighteen paintings on Maya art
from a contemporary collection by
Joseph Linden Smith, Honorary Cur-
ator, Boston Museum of Fine Arts,
will be on display in the Exhibition
Room, third floor Rackham Build-
ing from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m., daily,
for the duration of the month.
These works are owned by the Pea-
body Museum and the Carnegie In-
stitute of Washington and are cir-
culated by the American Federation
of Arts. This is the only time that
this collection will be exhibited west
of Philadelphia for at the close of
this month they will be returned to
New Hampshire.
This particular group of paintings
represents the collective work of Mr.
Smith for the past 40 years in the
Yucatan and Guatemala regions.
They are descriptive of the Mayan
Indian life and the architectural feat-
ures of the temples and mausoleums.

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Hatchery Bill Introduced
WASHINGTON, Feb. 25. -o)- British Occupy-Brava
Senator Brown (Dem.-Mich.) today CAIRO, Egypt, Feb. 25. -01)-- Ov-
introduced a measure (S956) to au- cupation of the ancient Indian Ocean
thorize appropriation of $50,000 for port. of Br va was announced today
the construction of rearing ponds by British Emuire forces in a light-
and a fish hatchery at or near St. ning drive u the coast of Italian
Ignace. Somaliland.
MICHIGAN ~ENDING TONIGHT!

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