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Norma Bennet, C. L. Hulet
Will Act Leading Parts
In Annual Production
To Defend Title
Holding their first practice meet
of the year at 3 p.m" today at the
Ypsilanti anrport, the Flying Club,
weather permitting, will begin prep-
arations to defend its title of National
Champions of the National Inter-
Collegiate Flying Meet.
One of a series to be held every
third Sunday the practice meets will
offer Flying Club Members their first
-hance to use the Club plane which
will also be used in the National
Meet early next summer.
Conscription Will Increase Jobs
For Engineers McCready SD
Norma Bennet, '41, and Claude L.
Jiulet, '42, will portray the leading
characters in this year's annual Span-
i play, sponsored'I by La Sociedad
Hispanica, it was announced yester-
day. The play, "Puebla de las Mu-
jeres," is to be produced in the Lydia
Mendelssohn ; Theatre at 8:30 p.m.
Wednesday, March 12.
It is one of the most successful
;iays ever written by the Quintero
brothers, popular contemporary play-
-rights of Spain. A humorous work,
t deals with the power of gossip in
he affairs of a small Spanish vil-
T. ge. Much of the comedy arises
tram the hero's vain struggle against
the attempts of the chief gossip of
the village to match him with Juani-
I a, a local beauty.
Other principal roles in the play
will be taken by June LarsQn, '41;
Marjorie Teller, '43; David Gibson,
'41; Raymond Chambers, '41.
In supporting parts will be found
Frances Besancon, '42; Carmelita
Rosasco, '42; Antonietta Terretti,
'42A; Katherine Rasquin, '44; Judith
Perkins, '42; Lawrence Aronson, '43;
Robert Mantho, '43; and Ernest Mc-I
Martha Drew, '41 has been ap-
pointed general chairman to assist the
irector, Charles N. Staubachg of the
Department of Romance Languages,
in the details of production. Produc-
tan committees will be announced
Hymns To Be Broadcastj
R- CHARLL THATCfE: to replace those called frorn their
Asserting that the draft is having jobs by the draft,
a two-fold effect on the number of The fact that a prospective em-
iobs available !or graduating chem-
ical engineers, Prof. D. W. McCready ploye is of draft age is apparently
of the chemical engineering depart- of little concern to most of the larg-
ment yesterday predicted that this er companies. One large chemical
year would break all records as a corporation is even assuring its new
year of engineering opportunity. men that should they be called to the
"I've never seen a year like it," he colors, their jobs will be waiting for
reported. "Although we h-aven't yet tcolorsheiryjobsuwll beowatingfr
reached the jobs-per-man record of them when they return from the ser-
1929, I'm quite certain that before vice.
the year is out we shall have sur- Salaries offered are largely depen-
passed even that all-time high!" dent on the degree which the appli-
Far from anticipating a sudden de- cant has earned. Graduates with
crease in the demand after this year, Bachelor's degrees in engineering are
Professor McCready nredicted r es n e g
Contest events are: (1) A bombteboo oul pobablylastnti offered from $125 to $145 monthly,.
dropping test in which paper sacks 1943 Master's degree men from $140 to
:illed with flour will be dropped by
hand from a height of 500 feet at In charge of placements for the $175 monthly, and Doctor's degree
a target on the ground; (2) A "bulls- Department of Chemical Engineering, I applicants from $225 to $250. The
y" dProfessor McCready reported that al -best offer made so far, according tot
ye lndin cotest (3 A sot"ready a bout sixty percent of the Y rad-
landing contest. uady sors herben placedad Professor McCready, was for a Bach-
All pilots on the campus are wel- that in the ranks of the grad ate stu- elor to start work at $125 a month,
come to join the Club and partici- dents the figure is even higher. The with the guarantee that within eight-
pate in the meet, Leslie J. Trigg, '41E, cutlook is even more optimistic when een months he would be getting
president of the Club, said yesterday, it is considered that many of the re-
but are advised to be at the airport maining forty percent will be return- at least $200 monthly
before 3 p.m. today. ing to the University next fall for
- -- aduate work, and are not looking Dr. Giithe Elected
Pis G efor jobs.
Pianist Gives "I have little doubt that by the Conference Head
end of the semester practically all
Concert Iodof the students seeking positions will Dr. Carl E. Guthe, Director of the
have been placed, or at least been University Museum, has recently been
given offers," he added. elected president of the Midwest Mu-
The second Faculty Concert ofthe: Chief factor creating the abnormal seums Conference of the American
semester will be presented by Prof. demand is the increased accent on Association of Museums.
Maud. Okkelberg, ;pianist, of the national defense work. "The draft is The other officers have been chos-
School of Music at 4:15 p.m. today doing double duty," Professor Mc- en from Michigan, Indiana, Ohio, Illi-
in the Lydia Mendelssohn Theatre. Cready observed. "Men are being nois and Wisconsin, five states com-
Among the leading selections which hired to speed up production of na- posing the midwest section of the
she will play are Haydn's "Fantasie," tional defense materials, and at the Museums Conference. This present
Debussy's "La Soiree dans Grenade," same time other men are being hired division represents a revision in the
Schumann's 'Vienna Carnival Scene,' ----------- --- ------ former M-I-O Conference together
"Ballad in D major, Op. 10" by V 1 with the annexation of Wisconsin
Brahms and "The Next Market Day" Van Dursen To Talk and Illinois to its original three
by Jeanne Boyd. "Out of Court." a legal dramatiza- states.
Prof. Hardin Van Deursen, bari- tion, will be presented by the Uni- Part of the work of the Conference
tone, Mary Fishburne, pianist, and versity broadcasters at 12:45 p.m. to- is to render services and exchange
Prof. Ava Comin Case, accompanist, day over WJR. Prof. Harlan Van of ideas to the workers in the numer-
will join to offer the next in the Dursen of the School of Music will ous museums within the five states.
Faculty Concert series at 4:15 p.m. conduct a musical program at 10:45 A byproduct of the, change is the
next Sunday while John Wheeler, a.m. tomorrow over WCAR. He will publication of a Quarterly pamphlet
'41SM, will present a student gradu- comment on the composers and the 1containing various items submitted
ation recital at 8:30 p.m. selections given. by the members.
Of fers Special
Opportunity to gain a reserve of-
ficer's rank in the Marine Corps af-
ter three month's training with no
previous military experience will be
presented to graduating senior;
March 7 through 10 when Lt. Orville
V. Bergren of the U.S. Marine Corpr
will be in Ann Arbor to interview
Candidates who pass the necessary
entrance requirementshare given
three months' training at the Marine
Barracks, Quantico, Virginia, fol-
lowed by commission as a secone
lieutenant, Marine Corps Reserve.
# The newly-commissioned officers are
given another three months of train-
ing at the Marine Corps Schools,
at which time they are receiving a
total monthly income of $183. Upon
completion of this course, the of-
ficer enters active service with troops
for the duration of the national emer-
Stipulations require that the ap-
plicants for training have four years
of college creditshare native-born
male citizens of the United States
who will be between the ages of 20
and 25 upon receiving their commis-
sions, are unmarried, pass h, physi-
cal examination, present references
as to character, and have had no
previous military experience.
University Museum Buys
Engravings By Mexican
The University Museum has re-
cently purchased a series of colored
engravings that are reproductions of
the topography murals displayed ir,
the Pacific House at the San Fran-
cisco World's Fair of 1939.
The original pictures were painted
by the Mexican artist, Miguel Cov-
C ASHIN ITN, March 1.
Cotton instead of reinforced con-
crete for a;r raid shelters vas pro-
E. C. Wallace, New York engineer
who conceived the idea, told members
of Congress that a 7-foot thickness of
cotton would resist the penetration
of a 6,0Q-pound bomb failing from
30,000 feet, whereas a 2,000-pound
bomb falling 15,000 feet would pene-
trate six feet -of reinforced concrete.
The cotton can be fireproofed, it was
said, so that incendiary bombs
would have little effect.
Don t Forget-
The reading you were
going to catch up on this
semester - FOLLETT'S presents
AN UNUSUALLY FINE
SELECTION OF BOOKS FOR EVERY TASTE
Cotton Proposed For Air Raid Shelters
322 S. State at N. University
Bob Graham, Mgr.
Vour radio programs will be airedk
I-oin the University broadcasting de-
1iment today. "Historic Hymns,"f
'.)der the direction of Dr. Joseph E.}
Maddy, will be heard from 9 to 9:30
am. over WJR.,#
Professor Slosson will talk on worldx
events this week at 12:30 p.m. overJ
We have a small sewing machine
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rips and nothing else . . . so your
gloves can he stitched with the
same stitch the manufacturer uses.
No charge for pick-up and delivery.