THE MICHIGANX DIxY WEDNESDAY NOVEl
Commentator Cites Indications
For Ultimate English Victory
National Group To Hold Meeting
More than 3,000 fraternity and sor- all phases of fraternity life in rela-
ority representatives from campuses ion tochap ter self-help, national help
all over the country will gather in through the Interfraternity Confer-
New York Nov 28 and 29 for the an-
is in charge of directioiJ, Robert Mel- the hospital. This is but a small
lencamp is art director a'nd Emma part of the pharmaceutical organi-
Hirsh iscostrn ee.zation, the laboratories and manu-
Hirsch is costumisere.factories of which are located in the
An original score of music for the basement two floors below. Besides
fairy tale had been written by James this area, occupidI by the pharm-
Wolfe, '42SV. Wolfe was in charge of acy itself, considerable space in the
the musical instruction of the chorus, hospital store is devoted to a re-
serve stock of chemicals, pharma-
musicians and principals in the Gil- cetc fndhgass a.
bert and Sullivan opera "The Gondo- ceutical 'andf lasswaremacy con-
lers," presented her last summer by sists of 16 persons, three of whom
the Michigan Repertory Players. work on a part time basis,
By KIRKE L. SIMPSON
Hints from Cairo that the crucial
tank battle in Libya has slowed al-
most to a standstill would be bleak
tidings for the British except for two
One is the scarcity of German and
Italian reinforcements due to the
British Navy's raids on Axis supply
lines in the Mediterranean. The other
is the Cairo report that Imperial in-
fantry is being!rushed into the fight
south of Tobruk to settle the issue
hand-to-hand with the foe.
Accept those reports as facts and
there can be but one end to the strtig-
To Give Speech
Medieval Writings' To Be
Topic Of Discussion
Prof. Chalfant Robinson, curator
of Medieval manuscripts at Prince-
ton University, will deliver a Uni-
versity Lecture under the sponsorship
of the history department on "Me-
dieval Manuscripts" at 4:15 p.m. to-
morrow in the Auditorium of the ,W.
K. Kellogg Foundation Institute.
Professor Robinson will also de-
liver a lecture' for junior and senior
medical students at 1:30 p.m. Friday
in the main Hosplital Amphitheatre
on "The Case of Louis XI-A Study
in Historical Pathology."
Author of numerous works in the
field of Medieval history, Professor
Robinson occupied chairs of history
at Mount Holyoke College, Smith Col-
lege and Yale University before go-j
ing to Princeton in 1920.
He has done much work on Me-
dieval English manuscripts, and has
edited the Great Roll of the Pipe and
the Memoranda Roll of the King's
gle-ultimate annihilation of Axis
British sea power, which the Axis
cannot match, bids fair to be the
final and decisivefactor in North
Africa just as it must be in the At-
lantic if Hitlerism is to be destroyed.
It now seems clear that the Nazi
tank master. General Rommel, sought
to concentrate virtually all his desert
leviathans to keep the Tobruk-Rezegh
gateway open westward for his trap-
ped advance forces in the Tobruk-
Salum-Sidi Omar-Rezegh rectangle
An Italian-built spur of the coasta
highway strikes westward about mid
way of the ten-mile span between To-
bruk and Rezegh, by-passing British-
held Tobruk. It rejoins the mair
coastal road some 20 miles west o
That spur road is the single hard-
surfaced route over, which men o:
supplies ould reach Axis forces b
the closing trap once the Britis
reached Rezegh. They had alread;
closed the Salum-Mekihimilitary roac
ten to 20 miles farther inshore i~n th
Surprised by the scope of the Brit-
ish Libyan offensive, Rommel appar-
ently was quick to see the danger o:
envelopment if Imperial tank force
losed the Rezegh-Tobruk gap com-
pletely. It would bar him from food
water, ammunitionand, most of all,
oil for his tanks. It would also snap
shut the only gate whereby he could
Hughes To Speak ...
Talmadge Hughes of Detroit will
speak on "The Professional Outlook
for the Architectural Graduate" at
the regular meeting of the student
branch of the Detroit Chapter of the
American Institute of Architects at
7:30 p.m. tomorrow in the Union.
A prominent Detroit architect.
Hughes is the executive secretary of
the Detroit A.I.A. All old member:
and prospective new members of the
organization are urged to attend the
meeting. The A.I.A. is open to all
juniors in the College of Architecture.
Lieutenant Lectures .
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nual National Interfraternity Con-
Theme of the meeting, which Don
Stevenson, '42, president of the Uni-
versity's Interfraternity Council is
planning to attend, will be "Can Fra-
cernities Survive the Present Crisis?"
The sessions will include talks on
ence, financial solvency, and rushing
The delegates will all attend a din-
ner given by the Conference, which
is expected to be one of the largest
affairs ever to be held in New York.
The program for the occasion will
consist of well known speakers, one
of whom is Joseph Martin, House
The South University district is a complete shopping spction de-
signed to Serve You. Restaurants, Beauty shops, Cleaners, Drug
stores, Flower shops - all ready to give you the type of product
that you want at reasonable prices. Situated close to campus, it is
convenlient and time-saving to shop here. These are a few of the
My Sister. Eileen'
To Appear Monday\
Second in the Michigan Theatre
series of well-known stage produc-
tions. "My Sister Eileen," sparkling
sophisticated comedy, will arrive in
Ann Arbor Monday for a single per-
The company will come intact from
a record-smashing run at the Cass
Theatre in Detroit.
Edith Gresham, Philip Loeb and
Guy Robertson will be included in the
many reasons why you should make South University
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* ABBOT CONTACTS
* EX-STUDENTS OF RADIO
By BERYL SHOENFIELD
What's what among University of
Michigan mike men is revealed to
Prof. Waldo Abbot, director of Uni-
versity broadcasting, in- the avalanche
of letters sent by former students.
Whitfield Conner, who bustled
about on the campus last year work-
ing for his M.A. in speech, teaching
radio, serving as commentator on
"Fireside Phantasies" program,- and
acting the lead in WJR's "Hermit's
Cave," became the "dearly-beloved"
of Helen Catherine Clausen, of High-
land Park, Mich., on November 1.
Not to be outdone by Conner, Donn
Chown, who earned his BMOC title
on the campus two years ago as stu-
dent band manager, takes time off
from his WJR announcing to report
On the other end of broadcasting
is Sheldon Hilliard, '42, last spring's
major Hopwood winner, who is build-
irg radios for International Indus-
tries here in town, when he is not
attending classes or dashing off radio
olays. His specialty is constructing
receiving and transmitting sets for
The principal of the Market Street
School in Warren, O., is none other
than Tom Battin, former stage man-
ager of Lydia Mendelssohn Theatre.I
Battin, who is directing programs.
over WRRN, plans to do a show on
great moments in American history,
and dramatizations of familiar fairy
A recent issue of "Broadcasting,"
magazine of the air waves, ran a
picture of WFDF's Carl (Mort) Jam-
pel goggling at a fascinating piece of
studio publicity, in the form of a
"belly dancer." ,Mild, newly-married
Jampel colors to the fingertips at
the mere suggestion of it.
That's how your hair should
look aglow with deep, rich
highlights and smoothly "coif-
fed" in a becoming new style,
You can rely upon us for the
most expert hair treatment and
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Lieut. Paul A. Smith of the United
States Coast and Geodetic Survey will
lecture on the subject "Lands Be-
neath the Sea" at 4:15 p.m. tomorrow
in the Rackham Amphitheatre.
Lieutenant Smith's lecture, one of
the regular University series, is being
sponsored by the departments of civil
engineering and geodesy. He is sched-
uled to speak also at 1:15 p.m. on Fri-
day in the Rackham Building. His
topic will be "Preparation of Aero-
Lieutenant Smith has pioneered in
the use of the Fathometer alid in his
lecture tomorrow he will explain the
use of this instrument in plotting ex-
act position at sea and in making
maps of the ocean floor.
Speech Contest Today..
Seven members of the Speech 31
classes will participate in the final's
contest at 4 p.m. today in the Natural
The contestants will deliver their
own five minute speeches. Those who
will take part are Betty Allen, '43;
Harry Anderson, '44; Robert Buell,
'44; Clarence Brimmer, '44; Hayden
Crawford, '44; Charles Diggs, Jr., '44,
and Jean Mills, '44.
Hugh Norton will preside as chair-
man for this contest; Prof. Kenneth
G. Hance of the speech department,.
Neil G. Smith and Prof. H. Harlan
Bloomer, also of the speech depart-
ment, will act as judges. ,
The contestants were chosen last
Monday from a group of 16 semi-
finalists, who represented all of the
Speech 31 classes.
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