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Great Contralto
Will Open May
Concert Series
Marian Anderson To Sing
Tomorrow In Festival;
Feuermann To Follow
Others Here Later
Marian Anderson, who sang at the
White House for the King and Queen
of England, will do Ann Arbor no
less of an honor when she sings in
the opening concert of the forty-
ninth annual May Festival at 8:30
p.m. tomorrow in Hill Auditorium.
This distinguished Negro contralto
whom Jean Sibelius, famous Finnish
composer, has referred to as one of
the great .voices of our time, will ap-
pear in her fifth May Festival pro-
gram singing the aria, "Piangero mia
sorte ria" from "Julius Caesar" by
Handel and the aria, "Pleurez mes
yeuz" from "Le Cid" by Massenet.
Eugene Ormandy, who will lead the
Philadelphia Orchestra in accompa-
nying Miss Anderson, will also direct
them in a performance of Proko-
fieff's "Classical" Symphony, Ravel's
second "Daphnis at Chloe" Suite and
the Waltzes from "Der Rosenkava-
tier" by Strauss.
In 1940, Miss Anderson broke her
own previous concert record by ap-
pearing in more than 70 cities to give
92 concerts between November and
June. Five of these were in Carnegie
Hall in New York. Following this,
she sailed on her first visit to Ha-
waii for a series of recitals, and re-
turned to the United States in time.
to sing in large outdoor concerts in
the East, such as New York's Lewis-
ohn Stadium and Philadelphia's
Robin Hood Dell.
No sooner had she finished this
spectacular tour, than the following
season of 1940-41 saw her nativea
city, Philadelphia, confer upon her
the $10,000 Bok Award. Not long af-
ter, Temple University presented her
with an Honorary Doctorate of Mu-
sic.
Feuermann Will Appear
Emanuel Feuermann, who is con-
sidered by many to be the greatest
living concert cellist, will perform
the Dvorak Concerto in D major with,
the Philadelphia Orchestra in Thurs-
day's concert under the direction of,
Thor Johnson. Feuermann, who has
performed here this year during the
regular Musical Society Series, will
appear on the same program as the,
Choral Union's presentation of the
symphonic poem, "King David."
On Saturday afternoon, Sergei;
Rachmaninoff, world-famous com-
poser-pianist, will make his first ap-
pearance with an orchestra in Ann
Arbor in a program exclusively de-
voted to his own works. The second
piano concerto, with the composer
at the keyboard, will be the featured
number.
Others To Appear
Other major artists appearing on
the May Festival Series include Helen
Traubel and Jan Peerce. Singers
Judith Hellwig, Enid Szantho, Mack
Harrell and Jan Peerce will be heard
with the Choral Union and the Phil-
adelphia Orchestra under Eugene
Ormandy's direction in the momen-
tous finale on Saturday night's pro-
gram in a presentation of Beetho-
ven's 'Ninth' symphony.
There are a limited number of
tickets left, and the remaining tick-
ets will be on sale at the University
Musical Society's offices in Burton
Tower until 5 p.m. today.

Owens Gets
Conmmission
in Ul. Army

Allied Peace Plans After Victory
StIessed By Dr. F. L Schnm

An.

AL OWENS
* * *
Alfred W. Owens, '42, of Detroit,
cadet lieutenant colonel in the ROTC
corps, was recently named as one of
four students chosen from colleges in
the sixth corps area to be offered
commissions in the United States
regular Army.
First cadet to be selected from the
University of Michigan corps for the
past 12 years, Owens will be com-
missioned as a second lieutenant in
the Infantry upon graduation. Sen-f
iors, upon completion of the ROTC
course are ordinarily commissioned in
the Officers Reserve Corps.
'Ensian Business Manager
Extra - curricular activities and
scholarship ranked high in the basis
of selection. Qualifying in both re-
spects, Owen is the retiring busi-
ness manager of the Michiganensian I
and senior honor student. He is a
member of Sigma Chi irat(rnity andj
was tapped by Michigamua andI
Sphinx.
Four Cadets Chosen'
Four cadets were chosen from ap-
proximately 36 recommended from
all the colleges in the corps area,
which includes Michigan, Illinois and
Wisconsin. Three cadets from each
college having an ROTC unit were
recommended by their superior offi-
cers to the examining board from
the corps headquarters in Chicago.
Of the cadets interviewed by the ex-
amining board, all but eight were
eliminated. From the eight cadets,
four were selected for commissions
and the other four were named as
alternates.
ss
Engineers Banquet
Will Be Toniorrowr
Engineers, interested both in their
future in the post-war world and in
the recovery of their long absent
slide-rule, will be flocking to the an-
nual all-engineering banquet tomor-
row in the Union. Bob Collins, '42E,
general chairman, reported yesterday.
Leading off the discussion at thes
banquet will be Dr. William E. Wick-
enden, president of the Case School
of Applied Science, Cleveland, who
will speak on the topic, "The Engi-
neer in the Post-War World." Col-
lins reported that more than 300 en-
gineers are expected to attend the
event, but that tickets are still being
sold from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. daily in the
Engineering Arch and in the lobby of
the East Engineering Building.

Calling for "political and psycho-
logical warfare," Frederick L. Schu-
man of Williams College told a Rack-
ham Auditorium audience Sunday
that "we must proclaim to the world
how we propose to win the peace be-
fore we can even begin to win the
war."
International anarchy, the cause
of the present conflict, must be ended
by an international federal union
that will keep peace, Dr. Schuman
said, drawing from the experience of
the once-divided American republic.
The "parties of the third part," the
enslaved people of conquered Eu-
rope, are not interested in our only
declaration of aims, the Atlantic
Charter, which, Dr. Schuman de-
clared, "can only be regarded as a
formula for going back to the status
quo."~
Prejudices Stand In Way
On the home front "many of our
people are still entangled in old prej-
udices" which preclude any formula-
tion of post-war programs, he stated,1
remarking that "that is the way ofI
defeat."
The world, "a wholly integrated
community," must be recognized as
such in the new world order that
must match idea for idea with those
of the Fascists, Dr. Schuman de-
clared in presenting his plans of fed-
eral union for peace.
In recognizing the integration of
Chem istms' lub
To Be Founded
Experts Will Be Featured
I At MonthlyMeeting;
A new Freshman Chemistry Club.
the first of its kind at the University
for many years, is being sponsored
by Alpha Chi Sigma, professional
chemistry fraternity, and Phi Lamb-
da Upsilon, honorary chemistry fra-
ternity.
Founded with the avowed double'
purpose of acquainting chemistry
majors and chemical engineers with
each other and with the field and its
various ramifications, plans have
been made to hold monthly meetings.
Each time a talk on some field of
chemistry by an expert in that field
will be given.
At the club's first meeting. Mr.
John Ott, chief metallurgist of the
Murray Corporation of America,
spoke on aluminum, and at its sec-
ond meeting Dr. Chester Slawson of
the mineralogy department spoke on
the industrial use of diamonds. The
next meeting will be held Tuesday,
May 12, but the speaker is not yet,
scheduled.
Dr. Roger H. Gillette of the chemis-
try department is the faculty ad-
viser of the club. The board in
charge consists of Richard Field,
Grad., Charles Braithwaite, Grad.,
Worthy T. Boyd, '44E, Howard T.
Siefen, Grad., and Roger A. Hoff-
man, Grad.

the world, the Allies must declare a
policy which will build a world "in
the form of a new social and eco-
nomic democracy," Dr. Schuman
said.
Describing territorial divisions for'
the world federation, Dr. Schuman
suggested that there be three divi-
sions: Russia, China and India; and
the United States and the western
European countries.
Pres. Rutliven,
Will Address
HillelDinner
Hillel Foundation's Michigan Chap-
ter will commemorate its fifteenth1
anniversary with the B'nai B'rith
Lodge Convention at 6:30 p.m. Sun-
day in the Union Ballroom.
President Alexander G. Ruthven
and Henry Monsky, national presi-
dent of the B'nai B'rith, will be the
principal speakers at the banquet.
Honors Dinner Planned
Combined with the banquet will be
Hillel's annual honors dinner, at
which the names of students receiv-
ing keyshand honorable mention on
the Hillel plaque will be announced.
The fraternity or sorority which has
cooperated most with Hillel during
the past year will receive a cup. Two
$75 hostess scholarships will also be
awarded.
Mr. Monsky, who is a member of
the Omaha Bar Association, has been
president of the Supreme Lodge of
B'nai B'rith since 1938. He is well-
known for his leadership in numer-
ous social welfare organizations and
is considered one of the outstanding
Jewish speakers of the day.
The Hillel Foundation will present
a short program of entertainment at
the banquet, including selections by
the choral group and one of the skits
from "Hillelzapoppin ."i Hal Cooper,
'44, will act as master of ceremonies.
500 To Attend
More than five hundred B nai
B'rith members from cities through-
out Michigan are expected to assem-
ble in Ann Arbor for -the convention.
Preceding the banquet, they will be
taken on a tour of the campus.
Reservations for the banquet
should be placed with Netta Siegel.
Local Art Association
Presents Rackham Show
An exhibition of the work of local
artists is now being presented by the
Ann Arbor Art Association in the
galleries of the Rackham Building.
The show opened Thursday night
with a reception which honored the
artists whose work appears in the
exhibition. It was opened to the pub-
lic over the weekend and will con-
tinue every day except Sundays
through May 13. The hours are from
2-5 in the afternoon and from 7-10
in the evenings.

Educators Plan.
To Meet Today
A tLotnocation'
Educators and future teachers now
training .at the University will meet
at 4:15 p.m. today in Lydia Mendels-
sohn Theatre for the seventh annual
Convocation of the School of Educa-
tion.
Dr. DeWitt Morgan, Indianapolis
superintendent of schools and a na-
tionally-known authority on voca-
tional guidance, will speak at this
year's Convocation, announced Dr.
James B. Edmonson, dean\ of the
education school. Dr. Morgan's topic
will be "ThiskAbove All." Dr. Clar-
ence S. Yoakum, i vice-president of
the University and dean of the grad-
uate school, will preside.
Winners of the William H. Payne
Award and the Burke A. Hinsdale
Awards will be announced at the;
Convocation by Prof. Francis D. Cur-+
tis, secretary of the faculty of .the;
education school. Each year winners
of these awards are selected from the
school's graduate students by the fac-
ulty on the basis of scholarship.
Although the Convocation is held
to honor students of the University
who will go into the teaching pro-
fession next year, it will be open to
the public.
Faddis Charges Favoritism
WASHINGTON, May 4. -(3) - A1
charge that officers' commissions arel
being dealt out with an eye to creat-1
ing pressure for a separate Air Corps7
came today from Representative Fad-
dis (Dem.-Pa.)

DETROIT, May 3.-Detroit's first
practice blackout Sunday night, from
where this reporter viewed it, was a
con'Dlete success, although the savoir
faire was missing because street
lights were not put out.
Sitting in a bus on Michigan Ave-
nue outside of Dearborn in darkness
-a lone street light the only excep-
tion-reactions of .the passengers
ran through a maze of emotions.
Bus Is Flagged
It all started dramatically enough.
The bus was flagged immediately
after the sirens sounded by a police
officer waving a flashlight. Thebus
pulled over to the side of the road
and the lights were switched off.
For fifteen minutes we sat watch-
ing the police and air raid wardens
halting cars and trucks. The eeriest
sensation was provided by the police
cars which cruised with lights out up
and down the road looking for signs
of illumination.
Civilians Are Quiet
On the bus, some of the people sat
quietly, looking at the darkened
houses. Others simply giggled and
stage-whispered their intense an-
noyance at being held up. A few
people lit cigarettes, and mutterings
of "he ought to be fined" ran through
the bus.
Some of the people-against regu-
lations-got out and walked around,
but the air raid wardens were too
busy spotting cars to bother with
them. But over all the laughing and
talking there was a tense and nervous

the sirens at 10 p.m., but the all-
clear signal at 10:15 sounded 'like a
five-alarm fire. The immediate re-
sponse was a tremendous burst of
light up and down the road. At least
a hundred cars appeared as if they
had been dropped from the air with
the all-clear, and the gas station on
our right was a complete surprise.
The bus driver climbed in and
turned on his lights, shifted into
first, and we started moving. The
odd sensations wore off when we
reached Wayne and saw the houses
with lights burning in all the win-
dows.
White Emphasizes Need
For Trained Engineers
Prof. A. H. White, of the Chemical
Engineering Department, emphasized
the urgent need for trained engineers
at a regional meeting of 'the Society
for the Promotion of Engineering Ed-
ucation in Raleigh, N.C., May 1.
Professor White, as national chair-
man of the S.P.E.E., spoke before
representatives of 22 colleges, most
of which have accelerated engineer-
ing programs.
Elliott Assures Schools
LANSING, May 4.-(P)-Dr. Elu-
gene B. Elliott, superintendent of
public instruction, asserted today
Michigan seems to have little reason
at this time to fear a shortage of
teachers which might cripple the
public school system.

Undimmed Street Lights Mar
First Detroit Practice Blackout

feeling.
Hardly anybody on the

bus heard

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POPULAR-Madge Evans, an-
swering Ann Arbor demands, is
slated to reappear here in "Pet-
ticoat Fever."

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Dress Up Your Looks
and Your Spirits

C H A M P - Kiyoshi Nakama,
Hawaiian swimmer attending
Ohio State university, broke the
1500 meter American indoor rec-
ord at a Yale meet. His record-
breaking time was 19:33.4.

MALE LEAD-Michael Wha-
len, taking the male lead in
"Petticoat Fever," will appear on
Lydia Mendelssohn stage soon.

R E H E A R S E S-.Singing'Starr
let Marie McDonald of Holly-
wood rehearses for "victory cara-
van" show in Washington. D.C.

DAILY OFFICIAL BULLETIN

(Continued from Page 4)
Exhibitions
The Ann Arbor Art Association
presents its Nineteenth Ann Arbor
Artists Exhibition May 1 through
May 13, 2-5 afternoons and 7-10
evenings, daily, except Sundays, inj
the galleries of the Rackham Build-
ing,
Thirteenth Annual Exhibition of
Sculpture in the Concourse of the
Michigan League Building. Open
daily until after Commencement.
Lectures
Professor Alfred K. Snelgrove, of
the Michigan College of Mining and
Technology will deliver a series of
lectures on geological work in New-
foundland today and Wednesday at
4:30 p.m. in Room 2054, Natural
Science Building.
Events Today
Meeting of the Faculty of the De-
partment of Physical Education and
Athletics in the Women's Athletic
Building tonight at 7:30.
Varsity Glee Club: There will be
a special meeting for election of offi-
cers tonight at 9:00. Music depositsj

Sigma Rho Tau will hold its regu-
lar meeting tonight in the Union,
room 305, at 7:30 p.m. Finals for the
Sraconteur contest will be held, and
news concerning the convention will
be given. Election o of1icer will'
also take place.
Mimes will hold a mieeting this eve-
ning at 7:30 in the Union. See the
bulletin board for room number.
Swimming Club: Will the girls who
signed up for the swimming meet be
sure to be at the Union Pool at 7:30
tonight.
Episcopal Students: Tea will be
served for Episcopal students and
their friends at Harris Hall this
afternoon, 4:00 to 5:30.
Christian Science Organization will
meet tonight at 8:15 in the chapel
of the Michigan League.
The Bibliophiles Section of the
Womens Faculty Club will meet at
2:30 p.m. today at the home of Mrs.
Mentor Williams, 1504 Marlboro
Drive. All books must be returned
at this meeting.
Coming Events
Michigan Outing Club will take
an all-day canoe trip on Sunday,
May 10. The group will meet at Hill
Auidtorium at 9:30 a.m. There will
be a charge to cover the cost of the

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