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Italian
LIurton& Holme
Will Speak on.
!aly Tomorrc

Towns

Engulfed

by Lava from Erupting
Fiery CoaLIs Technicolor Film Will Picture

Vesuvius

ratorieal Lecture To }
Be Highlighted with
Pictures of Vatican
Burton Holmes, the well-known
travel lecturer, will talk on Italy at
8 30 p.m. tomorrow in Hill Auditor-
ium, under the auspices of the Ora-
torical Association.
Pictures of Naples, of Mt. Vesuvius,
of the Vatican and other spots of in-
terest in Italy will be shown. -Many
of the pictures include scenes of the
area where American servicemen are
now fighting.
Also pictured will be shots of Italy's
normal industrial life such as the
cameo carvers and tortoise shell
workers of the southern regions and
the marble workers, as well as the ag-
ricultural ventures of the mountain
regions.
Holmes became a lecturer in 1893,
just after the Columbian Exposition
in Chicago. Several years ago he had
a serious accident and was so badly
injured that for several seasons he
spoke from his wheel chair. Now,
however, he is completely recovered.
Tickets for Holmes' lectures on It-
aly will be on sale from. 10 a.m.-1
p.m., 2-5 p.m. today, and 10 a.m.-1
p~,m., 2-5 p.m., and 7-8:30 p.m. to-
morrow.
MYDA To Give
As its first social event of the sea-
son, Michigan Youth for Democratic
Action is sponsoring a picnic Sunday
at fhe Island.
Picnickers will meet at 10:30 a.m.
Sunday in front of Rackham prior to
departing for the Island.
Coeds are asked to bring their own
lunches. Box lunches will be auc-
tioned off at the picnic.
Members of MYDA and servicemen
are invited to attend. Arrangements
can be made by calling Annette Ep-
stein, 2-1454.
Escort Lease Revealed.
WASHINGTON, March 21.-(I)-
Thirty-eight deadly escort aircraft
carriers-most successful enemy of
the German U-boat-have been lend-
leased to Great Britain to help carry
on the war, Navy Secretary Knox an-
nounced today.
WAR BONDS
ISSUEfl hERE!
Continuous from 1 P.M.
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Devast.,te
Villagers Are Evacuated
From San Sebastiano
Andl Massa di Soinma

Uniersty ctiityin Wartime
Engineering Tests, Nurses, Classes Shown;
Movie Will Function as Historical Record

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A technicolor movie giving a'
graphic description of what the Uni-
versity is doingf fo the war effort isI
nowv being made on campus.3

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y The Associated Press Intended to provide an historical
ON THE SLOPES OF MT. VESU- record of the University's war effort
VIUS, March 21.-A glowing ava_ and give visual evidence to the citi-
lanche of lava, spilled from the caul- zens of the state on what the Uni-
dron atop historic Mt. Vesuvius, versity has done and is doing in these
crunched ahead on the lower slopes times, the film will be shown before
cruche ahad n te lwersloesservice clubs, community groups,
tonight and licked at the doors of a GrangesPus mn iyromes,-
third Italian town after having all Granges, PTA's and similar meet-
but completed the devastation of ings. The picture will be in techni-
two others. color and sound and will be shown
In the van of the molten, gluey here several times.
mass scrambled a tearful, pitiful ar- Composed of Three Parts
myss scrbledte arspitifl ad The movie will be divided into
down with household goods.

AS THIE RUSSIAN UKRAINE ARMY swent across
into pre-war Rumania, it announced sighting the
tains in Rumania to the southwest. Great pace of
shown by blacked-in areas representing the gains
week before (shaded).

the Dniester River
Carpathian Moun-
Russian advance is
last week and the

Coals Cover Homes
In its wake lay thousands upon
thousands of tons of fiery red coals,
piling higher and higher over homes
and orchards and vineyards.
The towns engulfed by the molten
rock were San Sebastiano and Massa
di Somma, both about a mile and a
half from the top of the volcanic
mountain. Faced with a similar fate
was Cercola.
Over Vesuvius, indulging in its
most fearsome eruption since 1872,
hung a black pall, and the entire Na-
ples area was in a strange twilight
caused by a cloud of gray dust. The
stream of lava, 90 feet deep at points,
sent'up flames and sulphurous fumes:
Trucks Rushed to Towns
Rushing more than 200 big trucks
to San Sebastiano and Massa di
Somma before the lava reached them
last night, the American and British
armies, the RAF and Allied military
governmentplayed a major part in
evacuating the two doomed towns.
Platoon after platoon of soldiers,
including military policemen, entered
the area to assist. A food dump was
established at nearby Pollena where
the townspeople, all homeless, were
given bread, meat, cheese aid coffee.
So bewildered was one woman that
she poured a pitcher of water on the
smoking mass as it piled up behind a
stone wall at the edge of her garden.
Others, protesting that Saint Jan-
uari, protector of Naples, would halt
the flow, tried to prevent the author. ,
ities from moving them.
Model Plane Contest
To Be Held Sunda
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the University before the war, how
the University has served the state
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Comedy oles
Coed speaking part tryouts for
"Rumor Has It," Co. D's original
musical comedy, will be held from 7
to 10 p.m. today and torporrow in
the USO ballroom.
Any coed who has not yet had an
opportunity to audition for a singing
or dancing role may do so from 3 to
6 p.m. today at the USO ballroom.
"Rumor Has It" is slated for pro-
duction in. May in the Lydia Men-
delssohn Theatre. The music, lyrics
and book for the show were written
by men of Co. D.
The female roles wrill b3e cast from
more than020 coeds who have al-
reeady applied for parts and those
expected to turn out for the final
tryouts.
Haydn's Oratorio
illlieO Presented
More than 45 voices will be heard
in Haydn's oratorio, "Creation,"
which will be presented by the senior
choir at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, April
5, at the Methodist Church as an
Holy Week tradition.
Prof. Hardin Van Deursen of the
School of Music will conduct the
choral work with Mary Stubbins as
organist. Guest soloists will be Aga-
tha Lewis of Chicago, soprano; Carle-
ton Eldredge of Lansing, tenor; and
Beverly Barksdale of Toledo, bass.

and nation since Pearl Harbor and
plans being made by the University,
to meet the problems and needs of
peace.
Because the film will last only half
an hour on the screen, it was decided
that the story should be told simply
and that only the most typical acti-
vities could be taken, according to
Larry Towe of the University News
Service who is directing the film.
Pictures have already been taken of
a washing machine test, a test in the
wind tunnel and a high temperature
test of steel being made in engineer-
ing research. Also a small group of
freshman nurses has been filmed at
work in the anatomy laboratory.
Three or four classroom shots prob-
ably will represent the hundreds of
classes held in the University.
Extension Service Filmed
At the same time this picture is be-.
ing taken, a shorter film is being
made for the Extension Service
showing its many activities, how it
serves the people of Michigan and
in what ways the citizens outside of
Ann Arbor are making use of it.
Both pictures are being filmed by
Charles H. Chapman of Evanston,
Ill., a former Pathe and Paramount
news photographer. The script is be-
ing written by David Owen of the
speech department and Donald Har-
gis is in charge of the Extension. Ser-
vice film.
It is expected that the film will
take another six or eight weeks to
complete.

KU' Debaters at
Almq Today;
Series Planed.
Two debates will be held today
between University debaters and
Alma College at Alma andrat the
Central Michigan College of Educa-
tion at Mt. Pleasant.
At noon, John Condylis and Martin
Shapero will take the negative side
at an all-college assembly at Alma,
and they will reverse their stand to
the affirmative at Mt. Pleasant.
The next series of debates will
take place at 3:30 p.m. March 30,
when two teams meet Albion College
here. Harvey Weisberg and George
Simmons will debate for the affirma-
tive in 4003 Angell Hall and Mar-
garet Farmer, '46, and Dorothy Mur-
zek, '46, will represent the negative
in 4203 Angell.
Wayne University debaters will
come here April 5 for a two-round
series consisting of four debates each
round. These two rounds will take
place at 3 p.m. and 4:15 p.m. The
question to be discussed in all debates
is "Resolved: That the United States
Should Cooperate in Establishing and
Main'aining an International Police
Force upon the Defeat of the Axis."
Prof. Kenneth G. Hance is the de-
bating coach.
University News Service
Broaccast Will Be Tclay
The University News Service
broadcast may be heard from 2:15 to
2:55 p.m. today over Station WKAR.
Larry Towe, director of the pro-
gram, will be assisted by Shirley
Holman, David Tuagall and Mar-
garet Coxon.

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WELCOME-March of Time's "One Day of
soldiers have just retaken a Russian village.

War" says these Red

Violin Recital Will Be Presented
Tonight at Lydia Mendelssohn

Frances C. Griffin, '44SM, will pre-
sent a violin recital, including three
well-known sonatas, in partial ful-
fillment of the requirements for the
B.M. degree at 8:30 p.m. today in the
Lydia Mendelssohn Theatre.
Accompanied by Dorothy 0. Feld-
man, gradiate pianist, Miss Griffin
will play Handel's "Sonata in D ma-
Re~iion Discussed
At Inter-Guild Tea
Inter - Guild members discussed
"Religion on Campus" and the signif-
icance of this semester's religion cen-
sus at a tea held yesterday at Lane
Hall.
The census reports, taken at the
time of registration, were sent to
the ten churches and guilds to in-
form them of potential members.

jor," "Sonata in D minor" (for violin
alone) by Bach, the Bruch "Concerto
in G minor, Op. 26," Brahms' "Sona-
ta in A major, Op. 100," "Anoranza"
by Granados and "Jota" by de Falla.
Beginning her violin studies with
student teachers under the supervi-
sion of Prof. David Mattern and Prof.
Anthony Whitmire, Miss Griffin
later became a pupil of Marion S.
Freeman. She has also studied with
Antonio di Grassi of San Francisco
and Rene Salamon, violin professor
at Sophie Newcomb College in New
Orleans, La.
She entered the School of Music
in February, 1943, as a student of
Prof. Gilbert Ross. During the past
summer Miss Griffin studied with
Feri Roth and is at present continu-
ing work with Prof. Ross. She is also
a member of Sigma Alpha Iota, music
fraternity.

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The second annual model airplane
contest, sponsored by the Ann Arbor
Junior Chamber of Commerce, will
be held from 10 a. m. to 6 p.m. Sun-
day, March 26, at Yost Field House.
Open to anyone from 14 to 60
years, entries to the U-control con-
test can be made from 10 a.m. to
1 p.m. Sunday at the Field House.
Twenty boys from Cleveland, O., high
schools will participate in the meet
at which there are usually 75 to 100
contestants.
During the contest the planes,
equipped with gasoline engines, fly
in circles under control by wires.

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