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Noted Woman
Talks Tuesday
Writer Dorothy Thompson
To Give Interpretation
Of Present-Day Scene
Considered by many to be the top
feminine journalist in the country,
Dorothy Thompson, who is to give
the fourth Oratorical Association lec-
ture here Tuesday, at 8 p.m. in Hill
Auditorium, will present her inter-
pretation of current political and in-
ternational problems.
In addition to her many other
accomplishments, Miss Thompson is
the only woman ever to address such
organizations as the Union League
Club, the Harvard Club of New York,
the National Association of Manufac-
turers, and the United States Cham-
ber of Commerce.
Her book on. Russia, "The New
Russia," will be remembered as an
inspiration for Sinclair Lewis' (her
husband) argument with Theodore
Dreiser, whom he accused of plagiar-
izing it.
Tickets for Miss Thompson's lec-
ture may be secured at the box office
at Hill Auditorium Monday from 10
a.m. to 1 p.m. and from 2-4 p.m.
The box office will be open all day
Tuesday preceding the lecture.

Mimes Will Assail Campus
with New Bacchanalian Ditty

Bottoms up, Michigan-the UMimes'
Union Opera this year will introduce
it new drinking song to all good fel-
lows whose minds and throats the
great god Bacchus whets!
"Take A Numbor" = will feature
"To Michigan," grad student Ken-
neth Summerfelt's lyrical brain child
which he has dedicated to all those
on campus whose "joy is in the cups."
In hopies that the song will take
its place with the past operas' lasting
favorites, like "When Night Falls,
Dear," the Union Opera, music com-
mittee has arranged fIor the Varsity
Men's Glee Club to sponsor its de-
but in a special scene written around
the number.
Summerfelt, who is the student
music director, will be remembered
for his "Michigan Memories," a song
highlighting last year's "Four Out of
Five." Other airs to be included in
"Take A Number" will take the form
of popular tunes, waltz numbers and
some modeled after the Gilbert and
Sullivan type. Harry Bliss' profes-
ional pit orchestra, will accompany
all the musical acts and the dance
Attempts are being made to popu-
larize this year's opera songs all over
the country. Charles Bowen, '41,
chairman of the music committee,
has sent copies of the potential fav-

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rites to big-name band leaders with
the request that they introduce them
over national broadcasts. If these
plans fail to materialize, the com-
mittee hopes to contact an outstand-
ing publishing house in the East ar-
ranging for perhaps an issue of the
new songs in book form. "Four Out
of Five's" hit tune last year, "I'm
In Love With A Dream," may be
published in the near future.
It will be recalled that the Opera
is a strictly all-male production, and
for that reason the committees this
year decided to have at least one song
purely masculine-thus the. drinking
song-although how limited to male
'tudents it wvill turn out to be is a
questionable point. Assisting Bowen
in music are. Gordon Hardy, '41,
Fussell Berg, '42, Robert Mix, '41L,
Glenn Brooks, '43, Robert Reed, #'41,
Paul Soboroff, Grad., Charles Weiner,
'43, Richard Wolton, '41, and Harold
Mueller, '41.
First Meeting Of Figure
S1 ating Class To Be Held
The first meeting of the Ann Ar-
ror figure Stating class will be held
at 6 p.m. tomorrow in the Michigan
Skating Rink for all students, mem-
bers of the faculty and townspeople
interested in learning more about}
the skill.

Help Comes To Survivors Of Sunken Ship
x .
Lifeboats of a merchantman torpedoed at sea reach the side of a
Canadian destroyer in this Canadian navy official photograph. Injured
survivors in the lifebcats are being prepared for hoisting aboard the
warship, while other survivors mingle with the sailors on deck.

Religious Leader
To Deliver Lecture
For Forum Series
"The Jewish Religion for Tomor-
row." will be the subJect of Rabbi
Mrdecai M. Kaplan's lecture at 4:15
p.m. Tuesday in the Rackham Am-
Rabbi Kaplan has exercised a tre-
mendous influence on Jewish thought
in America and Europe, according to
Rabbi Jehudah M. Cohen, director
of the Hillel Foundation.
Rabbi Kaplan is the leader of the
.Aew "Jewish Reconstructionist Move-
ment" and is recognized as one of
the most significant figures in con-
temporary Jewish life.
He has been professor of homiletics
since 1910 at the Teachers Institute
of the Jewihh Theological Seminary
of America, and dean since 1931.


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German Victory Would Change
Economic Setup, Wheeler Says

(Continued from Page 4)
at 7 p.m. Dr. Elzada Clover will show
her movies in color of her expedition
into the unexplored regions of the
Southwest, "The Indian Country.'
This follows the regular Sunday sup-
per. Because of the 'unusual interest,
in Dr. Clover's talk, the pictures will
be shows in the Small Ball Room of
the Michigan Union.
Union Opera: Short meeting of
entire cast and dance lines today,
Nov. 17, at 5:00 p.m. Important
changes of cast and dance schedules
worked out.
Graduate Outing Club will meet
today, Nov. 17, at 2:30 p.m. in the
northwest rear of the Rackham Bldg.
Hiking, bicycling or ice skating at
the Coliseum. Supper at the club
rooms. All graduate students and
facuty welcome.
hi Eta Sigma will meet today at
5:00 p.m. in Room 302 of the Mich-
igan Union. All active members (pres-
ent sophomores) are invited.
The Married Couples' Co-operative
Group will meet at 8:00 p.m. tonight
in Room 304, Michigan Union.
A Musicale will be given tonight at
8:15 at the Hillel Foundation. The
program will include Mozart's "Eine
Kleine Nacht" music, Debussy's "Af-
ternoon' of a Faun", Ravel's "La
Valse", and the Symphony No. 2 by
Sibelius. Short commentgries will be
given by Marcia Kohl. The public is
Michigan Christian Fellowship will
hold its regular Sunday Meeting to-
day in the Fireplace Room of Lane
Hall at 4:30 p.m. There will be a
special speaker who will show a num-
ber of slides. All students interested
are invited.
Bethlehem Evangelical-Reformed
Student Guild will have supper at
6:00 p.m. tonight at the Church. Prof.
L. Raleigh Nelson will tell of his work
and experiences at the University of
Michigan International Center.
Lutheran Student Association will
meet this evening in the Zion
Lutheran Parish Hall at 5:30 p.m.
Supper will be served, and afterward
Loyal Gryting will lead a panel dis-
cussion on topics of importance to
the club.
Coming Events
Junior Mathematics Club will meet
at 8:00 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 19, in 3201
A.H. Miss Sally Sue Lev will talk.on
"Some Elementary Aspects of the
Geometry of Four Dimensions."
The Research Club will meet Wed-
nesday, November 20, at 8:00 p.m. in
the Amphitheatre of the .Rackham
Building. The following papers will
be read:
"Guesses at the Meaning of Some
Greek Words," by Professor Camp-
bell Bonner.
"The Spectroscopy of the Far In-
fra-red and its Significance," by
Professor H. M. Randall.
German Table for Faculty Members
will meet Monday at 12:10 p.m. in

the Founders' Room, Michigan Union.
Faculty members interested in Ger-
man conversation are cordially in-
vited. There will be a brief talk on
"Das Choral Union Program (Fort-
'etzung)" by Mr. Hanns Pick.
The Student Branch of the A.S.M.
E. will meet on Wednesday, Nov. 20,
at 7:30 p.m. in the Union. H. A. Gust-
r of the National AluMinate Co. will
present an illustrated talk on "Feed-
'Jater Treatment," a subject of in-
2rest 'to all Mechanical Engineers.
International Center: Tuesday eve-
ning, 7:00-8:30 p.m. there will be a
"Table Exhibit" in the Ethel Foun-
rain Hussey Room of the Michigan
-eague. This exhibit, which is put on
'y Mrs. Dean W. Myers, will show
tables set for various dinner occa-
sions. Mrs. Myers will answer ques-
tions regarding American dinner
customs. This will be of special inter-
est to foreign students who will be
attending the International Dinner
on Wednesday. Anyone interested will
>e welcome.

f iIlel Fo um Series: Rabbi Mor-
lecai Kaplan, of New York, will speak
on "The Jewish Religion for Tomor-
row" at the Rackham Amphitheatre
on Tuesday, Nov. 19, at 4:15 p.m. The
public is welcome.
Michigan Dames: Special meeting
of the Art Group on Monday at 8:00
p.m. at the home of Mrs. Chester D.
Vard, 521 Church Street.
Faculty Women's Club: The Play-
eading Section will meet on Tuesday
fternoon, Nov. 19, at 2:15 p.m. in
he Mary B. Henderson Room of the
Mlichigan League.
Unitarian Church: 11:00 a.m. "Hu-
nan Hunger and Divine Food." A
'nanksgiving Sermon by Rev. Mar-
7:30 p.m. "The Idealist's Dilemma"
by Prof. A. K. Stevens. Round Table
9:00 p.m. Coffee Hour.
(Continued on Page 7)'

Even if Germany is defeated in
this war only a hopeless crippling
of her economic organization by the
victors or an equitable compromise
with pVer in the final treaty can of-
fer any basis for a lasting peace,
Prof. Benjamin Wheeler, of the his-
tory department, declared in an in-
terview yesterday..
A nation of the industrial mag-
nitude of modern Germany, he said.
will never accept economic subjuga-
tion from the world. The inevitable:
outcome of such an indecisive posi-
tion for the country would result
sooner or later in another attempt
to regain economic equality with or
supremacy over the rest of the world,
lie stated.
German victory, he emphasized,
certainly would mean a vast reor-
dering of_ the present economic na-
tionalisms in Europe into a conti-
nental economic unit which would in-
tegrate the present systems of each
of the nations, the whole system
probably under the domination of a

-entral German authority. That re-
rder ng, he pointed out, has been
he avowed purpose of the Nazis
since the inception of the present
While admitting that any predic-
:icns as to the status of post-war
Germany depend upon a multitude of
undecided factors, Professor Wheeler
asserted that even in case of defeat
any return to a republican govern-
ment similar to that under the Wei-
mar Constitution is highly improb-
able. The experience of the Ger-
man people, he said, would strongly
turn them against accepting any
Iimilar government and would, if
such a government were forced upon
them by the victors, prompt them
toward the same concerted effort to
break away as they have exhibited
in past years.

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Seminar in Religious Music meets
at Lane Hall, Monday, 4:15 plm.
Social Service Seminar meet Tues-
day, at 5:00-8:30 p.m. Mr. John Moore.
will speak on "Ann Arbor Social Agen-
Physics Colloquium: Professor H.
M. Randall will speak on "Some Ap-
plications of Infra-red Spectroscopy"
at 4:15 p.m,., on Monday, Nov. 18, in
room .1041 E. Physics Bldg.
League Dancing Classes: The ad-
vanced class will be postponed to
avoid conflict with Dorothy Thomp-
son's lecture on Tuesday, Nov. 19.
The beginning class will be held from
7:00 to 8:00 p.m. Students from both
classes will be able to practice from
8:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. More girls are
needed to help out as assistants.
Ice Skating Classes for Women Stu-
Jents will meet at the Coliseum be-
ginning the week of November 18.
Bring skates and be prepared to pur-
:hase tickets.


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