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TWO THE MICHIGAN DAILY

"U' Rifle Team
Loses To Tech
In Close Match
Kennedy Stars In Defeat
As Crack-Shot Hansen
Receives High Score
The rifle team of Michigan Tech
defeated the University Rifle team at
the ROTC Rifle Range here last
night. The score was 1840 to 1802.
Target shooters for the Wolverines
included Verne Kennedy, '42E, Rich-
ard Jones,- '43E, James Shelden, '45,
maul Warshaw, '43, De Mott Riley,
'43E, George Vallette, '44, and Char-
les Munger, '45, High scorer for the
'match was H. J. Hansen of Michi-
gan Tech, with a score of 378.
Of the seven men that competed
for Michigan, only the highest five
scores counted, thus giving them the
final average. Although the boys
efrom Ann Arbor finished thirty
points behind the Tech team, Ken-
nedy, Wolverine ace and captain was
a close second to Hansen with a com-
plete score of 374.
Drawing beads for Tech were Capt.
H. J. Hansen, E. J. Dupuis, L. P.
Kelley, A. J. Keahl, W. M. Thompson,
E. R. Gloyd and R. C. Abramson.
A large-sized audience attended
the match at the ROTC Headquar-
ters.
The University rifle team will leave
for Chicago today for the intercol-
legiate Midwest Rifle Match at the
University of Chicago. Coached by
Lieut. L. W. Peterson of the military
science department, and captained
by Kennedy, the squad leaving for
Chicago will be composed of Ken-i
nedy, Jones, Shelden, Riley and Val-
Slette.
The Tech rifle team, which is one
of the leading teams in this part of
the country, will continue its tour of
colleges going on to the Universities
of Wisconsin and Illinois.
All students who are interested in
trying out for the University rifle'
teamn are cordially invited to attend
practice at the ROTC Headquarters
building.
Dr. F. R. Matson,
'Curator, Is Called
For Federal Post
A position as junior Ceramic Engi-
neer with the National Bureau of
Standards has called Dr. Frederick
R. Matson to Washington from his
post as Assistant Curator of Ceram-
ics of the University Museums.
An expert on ceramic technology
and especially well acquainted with
pottery of the Near East and Ameri-
can Indians, Dr. Matson will prob-
ably be working on research projects
for the government in connection
with the development of pottery
methods during the present emer-
gency.
After graduating from the Univer-
sity of Illinois in 1933 Dr. Matson
worked with theCarnegie Founda-
tion for a short time.
Today and Saturday!

Defends overtime

Speaking earnestly to the House
Naval Committee in Washington,
Secretary of Labor Frances Perk-
ins (above) declared that suspen-
sion of the 40-hour work week
would only reduce workers' pay en-
velopes and result in increased
basic pay rates because "overtime
is just about enough to meet the
extra cost of living."
(Campus
Hi, :l ga-s .
Post-War Group To Meet
An important meeting of the Mich-
igan Post-War Committee is sched-
uled for 4 p.m. today in Room 210
North Hall.
More definite plans for the April
17th all-campus conference are to
be discussed, several sub-committees
will make reports of their progress to
date and important votes on matters
of policy are scheduled to take place
at the meeting.
Chairman Cliff Straehley, '44, an-
nounced that it is imperative for all
members to be present. He also ex-
tended an invitation to any student
who is interested in working in the
post-war field.
Drs. Cori Speak Today
First of three lectures by Drs. Carl
and Gerty Cori will be presented at
4:15 p.m. today in the Rackham Am-
phitheatre.
Dr. Carl Cori will speak on "The
Role of Enzymes in Carbohydrate
Metabolism." At 8:15 p.m. today, Dr.
Gerty Cori will talk on "The Isolation
and Properties of Some Enzymes
Concerned with Carbohydrate Met-
abolism," and Dr. Carl Cori will re-
turn to the platform at 11 a.m. to-
morrow to give an address on "The
Enzymatic Conversion of Glucose to
Glycogen."
All lectures, which are under the
joint sponsorship of the biological
chemistry department and the medi-
cal school will be presented in the
Rackham Amphitheatre.
Scientist To Be Honored
The late Dr. Ernest Everett Just,
outstanding scientist and head of the
Howard University zoology depart-
ment for 26 years, will be honored by
Omega Psi Phi fraternity at its an-
nual Memorial Day service Sunday
in the Second Baptist Church.
Dr. Just, who has appeared here
on several occasions, died Oct. 27.

Michigan
M-ItfABY MEN
t1t The Gunner
Among the 27 Wolverines now un-
dergoing the basic stage of their 35-
week training period at Randolph
Field, Tex"., are thee former 'ni
versity men.
At the oldest and biggest basic
school of the Gulf Coast Air Corps
Training Center are Aviation Ca-
dets William L. Schnorbach, James
W. Oakes and Norman P. Payea.
After 10 weeks at Randolph Field
Michigan's potential flying officers
will enter an advanced school and,
upon graduation, will be commis-
sioned second lieutenants in the Army
Air Corps.
At the Naval Aviation base at
Grosse Ile Sterry B. Williams of
Grand Rapids was sworn in recently
as a naval aviation cadet. The first
step in the program leading to com-
mission asensign will be assigr. ment
to a Naval Air Training school for
preliminary instruction.
"And I wonder where that - - - -
brother of mine, E.J. is located now?"
Sergt. Francis W. Fitsharris, a
member of the 10th Materiel Squad-
ron at Scott Field, Ill., who read the
above lament in a letter from his
brother Bill, stationed at Fort Sill,
Okla., started to worry about it too.
But Sergeant Fitzharris is only the
youngest of five brothers, sons of John
Fitzharris of Manistique, who are
srigin the Army.
There's Bill, who was a freshman
at the University, E. J., formerly a
worker at an aircraft plant in Los
Angeles, Jack, who resided in Mil-
waukee, and Burleson, who was doing
graduate work at the University.
SLike Mother Carey and her chick-
ens, Sergeant Fitzharris has his trou-
bles in keeping the family knots from
unraveling. Jack, hedknew,was at
C amp Polk, La., and "Burley" at
Camp Wolters, Tex.
He put aside the letter from Bill
at Fort Sill and started to sort the
'second mail as part of his duties in
the Special Services office at Scott
Field. Another letter from Fort Sill
popped out and Sergeant took only
one look before he wrathfully bound-
ed over to the telegraph office to wire
the troublesome Bill.
"Look around you, you lug," he
commanded. "E.J. happens to be at
the same camp as you are. I just got
a letter from him,"

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Production In Drama Season

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'U' Glee Club To Sing
In Dearborn Sunday
The Varsity Glee Club will give a
concert at the Dearborn Inn Sunday
afternoon for members of the Dear-
born U of M Club.
An annual event, the concert will
consist of classical, semi-classical
and Michigan songs. In the aosence
of Prof. David Mattern of the School
of Music, the director, student con-
ductor Donald B. Plott, '44SM, will
handle the baton. The club will be
entertained with a supper after the
concert.
Tuesday the vocal organization en-
tertained a faculty group in Hill
Auditorium.
April Tire Quota Raised
LANSING, March 26.-U- In-
creased sale of new tires and resump-
tion of retreaded tire sales were in-
cluded in the tire rationing quotas
for April in Michigan announced by
the state rationing administration.

By GLORIA NISHON
With the presentation of Augustin
Daly's "Under the Gaslight" Wednes-
day through Saturday, April 1-4,#
Play Production of the Department
of Speech will close its five-bill win-
ter drama season.
More than in any past year, Play
Production has offered this season a
program with a variety that has sat-
isfied the tastes of all types of the-
atre-goers. Comedy, melodrama, light
and grand opera, fantasy and fairy
tale-each has had its share on the
bill.
The first production this year was
enough in itself to arouse a good deal
of comment. William Saroyan, only
playwright ever to receive both the
Nobel Prize and the New York Critics'l
Award for a play, presented his novel
"Jim Dandy" to over 50 members of
the National Theatre Conference for
production. The local drama group
was one of the first in the country
to present his "unusual" dramatic
work.
Second on the season's bill, was
Maurice Maeterlinck's "The Blue
Bird." This "adult fairy tale" suc-
ceeded in providing entertainment to
adults and children both, in addition
to surmounting the technical diffi-
culties which are caused by a large
cast.
A legitimate comedy, one from the
pens of George Kaufmann and Moss
AIChiE Jo t1ispect
Sulfite IProcesses
Ii Detroit Factory
A plant trip through the Detroit
Sulfite and Paper Company, and the
Michigan Alkali Company at Wyan-
dotte is being planned by the campus
American Institute of Chemical En-
gineers branch for Saturday, April 4.
As this is probably one of the last
plant trips to be allowed during war
time, the AIChE has secured special
permission for a limited group of 35
students to make the tour. The ce-
ment and dry ice plants will be vis-
ited at Wyandotte, while the entire
sulfite process in Detroit will be seen.
As the list of students is nearly
complete, Bill Collamore, '42E, pres-
ident of AIChE, urges all interested
to sign up in Room 2028 before Tues-
day. Bus fare for the trip will be
$1.50.

Hart, was the next on the program.
Revived from the summer season to
take the place of Elmer Rice's "Flight
to the West" which lost significance
when the war broke out, "George
Washington Slept Here" served to
satisfy those who prefer comedy.
The musical angle was not ignored,
as Mascagni's "Cavalleria Rusticana"
and Mozart's "The Impresario" were
offered under the joint auspices of
the Department of Speech and the
School of Music.
And lastly, an old-style melodrama
of the helpless-heroine brave-hero
category, will complete this varied
program when "Under the Gaslight"
comes to the boards of the Mendels-
sohn Theatre next Wednesday.
Tickets for this last production of
the winter group will go on sale at
the box office at 10 a.m. Monday.
Season ticket holders are requested
to exchange their stubs for tickets
not later than Thursday of next
week.
RAF Planes
Widen Attacks
On Axis Points
LONDON, March 26.-)(A")- The
RAF at dusk tonight completed 36
hours of the heaviest and most suc-
cessful fighting it has ever had out-
side England, spreading its work in
attack and defense from western
Germany to the British Mediterran-
ean stronghold of Malta.
Taking quick advantage of a sud-
den improvement in the weather,
hundreds of British bombers blasted
the industrial Ruhr Valley last night
in one of the heaviest attacks yet
made on Germany, and they flew also
over France and scouted Italy.
Yesterday in a battle ranking at
the top of all the many engagements
fought over long-besieged Malta, the
RAF in defense destroyed or dam-
aged 30 German dive-bombers-at
least half of the attacking force.
Then this afternoon without let-
up the fliers of the bomber com-
mand, escorted by fighters, attacked
enemy shipping at the German-held
French port of Le Havre.
Eight German fighters were re-
ported shot down in the Le Havre
sweep, with two British losses.

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