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SEPTEMBER 24, 1940



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62nd Concert
Series Opens
Here Oct. 23
Choral Union To Present
World Famed Operatic
Stars And Orchestras
(Continued from Page 1)
cast on Sunday afternoon, Nov. 24
when the oldest American symphony
orchestra, the New York Philhar-
mionic under its youngest conductor,
John Barbirolli, returns once again
to Ann Arbor.
Now in its ninety-ninth year, the
Ihilharmonic was for 20 years the
only symphony in America, when it
laid the foundation for the develop-
ment of musical taste in New York.
Singer and operatic star Richard
Bonelli will return to the stage of
Hill Auditorium Dec. 3 for the first
time since the 1939 May Festival
Bonelli Is Artist
Featured artist with the Metropoli-
tan Opera Company, Mr. Bonelli has
also appeared as guest artist with
the San Francisco and Cleveland
Opera Companies.
A yearly feature of the Choral
Union Series, the Boston Symphony
Orchestra returns Dec. 11 under the
baton of Serge Koussevitzky, its con-
ductor for the past 13 years. Well-
known to music lovers in Ann Arbor,
the Boston Symphony is now enter-
ing its sixtieth season.
Vladimir Horowitz, famed Russo-
American pianist, comes to the stage
ofU Hill Auditorium Jan. 15 after five
years touring the capitols of Europe.
Born in Kieff, Russia, in 1904, Mr.
Horowitz began his concert career in
Continental Europe in 1925. He made
his American debut in 1928 with the
New York Philharmonic.
Outstanding Symphony
The outstanding symphony of the
middle-west, the Minneapolis Sym-
phony Orchestra is the third and
final orchestra to perform in the
choral Union series here Jan. 28. The
Minneapolis comes here under the
baton of its conductor, Dimitri Mi-
The Budapest String Quartet will
bring its repertoire of ensemble music
here Feb. 20. Versatile in their choice
of numbers, the quartet has given
nearly 1,000, concerts, including cities
from Norway to the Canary Islands
aid eight circuits of the United
Georges Enesco, well-known con-
cWet violinist, will conclude the sixty-
second Choral Union series on March
4 in Hill Auditorium.
Michigan Marching
rand To Have First
Rehearsal Sept. 28
(Continued from Page 1)
eussion instruments will be recruit-
ed by the band. Freshmen may en-
tar the band by selecting ROTC train-
ing. Upperclassmen who are schol-
astically eligible may join the band
wyithout electing ROTC.
High point in the fall activities
schedule of the band will be the trip
to the Harvard-Michigan football
game at New Haven, Oct. 12 under
the sponsorship of the Buick Motors
Co. The band will be feted in New
York and Boston by University of
Michigan Alumni Clubs there, and
Will play on the New York Alumni
Ioat from New York City to Boston.
To be scheduled for some date
early in November is the annual
band Varsity Night, this year featur-
ipg a nationally-known soloist-con-

Major Kunz this year replaces
Major Ferris as drillmaster. Other
band officers are: Steward Park, '42,
business manager; Sidney Berg, '41,
chief librarian; Donald Marrs, '41,
equipment manager, and Prof. Her-
bert G. Watkins, faculty manager.

Noted Figures Are Featured
On Oratorical Speech Series

Ruth Draper, first to app
(Continued from Page 1)
Chapman will be made here on Jan.
1. At that time he will give a native
lecture illustrated by animal motion
pictures centered for the most part
in the Rockies. It is there, Chapman
believes, that we can find the beauty
that adds to the attractiveness of
animal studies. The last time he
spoke here was in 1937.
Dr. William Beebe is one of those
scientists who has traveled to the
remote corners of the globe to study
the habits of birds, insects, and fish.
A few years ago, feeling that the last
great unexplored portion of the
earth's surface was the ocean areas,
he transferred his sphere of actvity
to the ocean depths. On Feb. 26, he
will present a lecture on these un-
derwater explorations entitled "500

Fathoms Down."
The last lecture

in the series will1

Show Decline
Application Drop Yields,
$4,000 Decrease
Student loans showed a decrease
during the 1939-40 University year
with 1,277 students receiving grants,
a drop of 133 recipients from the
previous year, Boyd C. Stephens,
University cashier, announced re-
Grants totaled $159,217.46 last
year, a drop of $4,009.64, while col-
lections increased approximately 14
percent over 1938-39. Loans are re,
payable at the end of a specified
All loans outstanding, as of June
30, 1940, totaled more than $444,360,
including past due and uncollectible
grants. In addition loan funds in-
cluded more than $135,000 in cash
on hand and temporary investments
and more than $10,000 in real estate.
Including loans and collections
made before June 30, losses to the,
loan fund amounted only to $13,-
642.70, less than one percent of the
$1,811,271.95 loaned since 1897.
Grants to the loan fund during
the 1939-40 period totaled $29,854.62,

pear in Oratorical Series
be given by Admiral Yarnell, late
in command of the Pacific fleet, who
will speak on "The Far East" on Mar.
11. Admiral Yarnell is recognized as
the nation's most outsanding author-
ity on the difficult and dangerous
Far East situation. As commander of
the fleet he was given a free hand
by the State Department to make
and carry out America's diplomatic
policy in the Far East and was
awarded the Distinguished Service
Medal for his work.
Training Work
In Managing
To He Offered
Educational training in the opera-
tion and management of hotels, hos-
pitals and other institutions will be
offered University students for the
first time this fall.
The new course, open to graduate
students only, will be taught in the
School of Business Administration.
Prof. M. H. Waterman will be super-
One of the features of the work will
be actual laboratory training in the
University Hospital and the Union.
This field work will count for eight
hours of the 60 hours credit necessary
for a Master of Business Administra-
tion degree.
In general, the study will consist
of an intensive business course,
with laboratory training occupying a
lesser role. To be eligible to enroll, a
student must have either received a
B.A. degree, or must have completed
three years' credit in the University
under a combined curriculum.
Stanley G. Waltz, general man-
ager of the Michigan Union, and
Arkell B. Cook, accountant at the
University Hospital, will direct the
two field study divisions. They will
cooperate with other University offi-
cials in providing instruction and in
offering employment to tl e students.
Michigan State CollegE for many
years has included a course in insti-
tution management as a part of its
curriculum. This is a more exten-
sive plan than the University's how-
ever, and includes undergraduate
work in many specialized fields.



Comedy Hit
The freshman who seeks amuse-

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ment during Orientation Week has
to travel only a few miles to the
Cass Theatre in Detroit in order to
see one of Broadway's b.rightest com-
ediees--"The Man Who Came To
Written by Moss Hart and George
S. Kaufman, the pair of writers re-
sponsible for the equally successful
"You Can't Take It Witth You"-
which won the Pulitzer prize, "The
Man Who Came To Dinner" features
Clifton Webb and enlists the services
of a large company.
Of the play, produced by Same
H. Harris, one Detroit critic wrote:
"With laughter almost extinguished
in the world, it was certainly good
to have two hours and a half of it
-deep, full-throated and hearty-
at the Cass Theatre."
Popular matinees are given on
Wednesdav and Saturdav for the

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