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Chicago Symphony To Play
Last of Choral Union Series

The third oldest orchestra in Am-
crica, the Chicago Symphony, under
the direction of Desire Defauw, will
present the final Choral Union con-
cert of this season at 8:30 p. m. Mon-
day in Hill Auditorium.
The orchestra was founded in
1891 by Theodore Thomas and for the
first fourteen years of its existence
was known as the "Chicago Orche-
stra"; and for the next seven and
one-half years as "Theodore Thomas
Orchestra". For more than twenty
years it has been known as the Chi-
cago Symphony Orchestra.
I)efauw in Second Year
Dr. Defauw is in his second year'
as conductor of the orchestra. HeI


is the third direutor of the organiza-
tion. Born in 1885 in the ancient cityf
of Ghent, Belgium, he began study-
ing the violin at the Ghent Conser-
vatory at the age of seven.

At seventeen he graduated from,
the Royal Conservatory in Brussels
with the highest honors of any pupil
in twenty years. At the age of fifteen
Defauw was conducting the orche-
stra of his native city, and a year
later began touring as a professional
Debuat With NBC Orchestra

4:45 today
Business and Adt
Tryout Meeting
4:00 Wed., Mar. 14

He first came to America in 1939,
making his American debut with Tos-
canini's NBC Orchestra for four suc-
cessive performances.aEngagements
in Boston and Montreal followed.
He was engaged as regular conduct-
or of the Concerts Symphoniques in
Montreal. Appearing as guest con-
ductor of the Chicago Symphony Or-
chestra in the season of 1942-43 he
jwas engaged to succeed the late
Frederick Stock as musicaldirector
and conductor.


Annual German
Contest Will Be
Held Next Week
Offer Three Awards
In Translation, Essay
The annual . Kothe-Hildner and
Bronson-Thomas awards will be made
to students of German writing con-
tests to be held next week, Prof. H.
W. Nordmeyer, chairman of the Ger-
man department announced yester-
The Kothe-Hildner contest, a
translation test offered to students
in German 31, 32, 35, and 36, carries
two stipends of $30 and $20 each and
will be held from 2 to 4 p. m., Thurs-
day, March 22, in Rm. 301 University
Hall. The Bronson-Thomas contest,
carrying an award of $28, is offered
to juniors and seniors of distinctly
American training, writing the best
essay in English dealing with some
phase of German literature from
1750-1900. It will be held from 2 to
5 p. m. Friday, March 23, in Rm.
204 University Hall.
Students who wish to compete in
the contests and who have not yet
handed in their applications should
do so immediately in Rm. 204 Uni-
versity Hall.
Herman W. Kothe, '10L, established
in 1937 the Kothe-Hildner prize in
honor of his instructor Jonathan A.
C. Hildner, who retired from the
German department in 1938 after 50
years service. The second award is
made possible by a $1,000 grant, giv-
en by Thomas B. Bronson, '81, in
memory of Calvin Thomas, '74, pro-
fessor of German languages and lit-
erature at the University from 1878-
Local School Official
Will Go To Holland
Carroll C. Crawford, M. A. '32, as-
sistant superintendent of the Ann
Arbor public school system has been
elected superintendent of the public
schools in Holland, it was announced
His resignation becomes effective on
June 30.
While here he has also directed the
Ann Arbor adult education program
and served as executive secretary of
the Council on Adult Education. He
is also a member of the Committee of
the Council of Churches.


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On Campus...

SRA Will Meet Today ...
Franklin H. Littell, director of th6
Student Religious Association will
conduct a discussion on the poetry,
and philosophy of Sbren Kierkegaard,
Danish writer, at 7:30 p. m. today in
Lane Hall. This is the first weekly
program on a regular calendar of ac-
Owenl Will G ive Rccitaid.
The first student recital of the
term will be presented by Benjamin
Owen, teaching fellow in the School
of Music, at 8:30 p. m. tomorrow in
the Lydia Mendelssohn Theatre.
A pupil of Prof. Joseph Brink-}
man, Owen formerly studied at the
Juilliard Graduate School in New
York City under such famous mu-
sicians as Siloti, Bernard Wagen-
aar and Felix Salmond.
Owen will open his program with
Bach's "Partita No. 6 in E minor"
which will be followed by Mozart's
"Adagio in B minor, K. 540," Bee-
thoven's "Rondo a capriccio, G ma-
jor, Op. 129."
Wagner To Lecture...
Prof. Charles Wagner of the Span-
ish department will speak on "Cante
Jondo," a type of regional music in
Spain, at 8 p. m. tomorrow in the
Union. The lecture is sponsored by
Sociedad Hispanica and will be illu-
strated with musical recordings.
Tryouts To Meet..
All those interested in the Hillel
Foundation library committee are in-
vited to attend a meeting to be held
at 3 p. m. tomorrow at the Founda-
Speakers To Meet ...
A meeting of Assembly Speakers'
Bureau for all members and coeds
interested in the Bureau will be
held at 4:30 p. m. today in the
The Bureau will resume its ac-
tivities this semester by immediate-
ly beginning to publicize campus
drives and events, such as the Red
Cross drive and petitioning for
' Assembly-Panhel Ball positions,
this week.
Dr. Kenneth G. Hance of the
speech department will preside at
the meeting and will give suggest-
ions for effective speech presenta-

Recent WSSF
Campus Drive
Yields $2,400
Aiotmt Collected is
Largest Since 1940 j
Results of the recent World Stu-
dent Service Fund showed a gross
total of $2,400, greater than the
sum of contributions since 1940, it
was announced by George Herman,
chairman of the drive.
Although the goal of $4,000 was
not reached, Herman expects a net
collection of $2,200 to remain after
various fees have been paid.
A meeting of those persons who
participated in canvassing will be
held soon, according to Herman, at
which official results of the drive will
be made known. A new committee
will also be formed to carry on the
WSSF work between drives, and to
plan for a program of speakers who
will discuss particularly the situation
facing foreign and American students
as a consequence of the war.
Woman Grad Is
IMarine Colonel
Lt.-Col. Anna Laverne Hays, a 1926
Michigan graduate of the School of
Medicine and a former instructor
here, is one of the few women to hold
that high rank in the Naval Reserve,
it was learned yesterday through the
Alumni Association.

From approximately 150 junior
women who trined out, a cast of 46 Sybil Katz, Helen Rich, Emily Men-
has been selected for Junior Girls thon, Helen Baldwin, Doris Richards,
play, Carol McCormick, director, an- Polly Carroll, Mildred Andrew, Janice
nounced yesterday. Whittington, Sue Rhodes, and Nor-
Tryouts for the play, which is ma Crawford.
scheduled to be given early in spring, According to Miss McCormick, the
were judged by Miss McCormick; cast is tentatively, awaiting a two-
Wanda Mathias, assistant director; week trial period, while additions to
Jayne Gourney, dance chairman; and the cast may be made at any time,
Masaka Ono and Anne Crossley, co- All in the cast must have eligibility
chairmen of music selections. cards which may be turned in to their
Meeting of Cast respective chairman.
A mass meeting for the entire cast Theme Secret
will be held at 4 p. m., Friday, in The play, which is an annual tradi-
the JGP office in the League, while tion, is original, having been written
rehearsals will start at 7:15 p. m.. by Marian Johnson and Marcia Well-
Monday, in the same office. man, co-chairman of the script com-
The acting parts have been as- mittee. The theme will be kept sec-
signed to Pat Barrett, Marilyn Jen- ret until the night of the opening
kins, Dorothy Grey, Judy Bott, Shir- performance.
ley Marcellus, Martha Bradshaw, Vir- The publicity, tickets, program, and
ginia Petroleos, Carleen Gormsen, back-stage committees will begin
Jane Archer, Janet Morgan, Jac- work next week also, according to
queline Gatet, Pat Abell, and Shir- Fran Goldberg, chairman of JG play.
ley Sickels and Jackie Shepherd, who -
have dancing-acting parts.
Marge Sadler and Bev Wittan were Hea S ofLeague
named as assistants to the dance
chairman. Those in the dancing
chorus are Jeanne Parsons, Gladys
Wilson, Nora MacLaughlin, Jeannef A meeting of all League House
Arbogast, Shirley Makima, Pat Pic- presidents will be held at 5 p. m.
ard, Edna Kennedy, Patsy Brown, today in the League, it was an-
Jane Arner, Carol Evans, June Rets- nounced yesterday by Florene Wil-
loff, Dorothy Wantz, Jackie Sheperd, kims, president of Assembly.
Shirley Sickels, Greta Lee Kranz, and Each house is reminded of the fine
Marilyn Rundles. which will be assessed for failure to
The singing chorus includes Kathy have a representative in attendance




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Miss Col. Hays, now stationed at Shilson, Betty Smith, Lucille Wilson,
the U. S. Naval Hospital in Tulsa, Ruth Novick, Ruth Duell, Beverly
Oklahoma, a rehabilitation center, Solorow, Rika Drewes, Dale Moses,
served as an intern at the Univer-
sity lospital from 1926 to 1928, and
was a member of Alpha Omicron Pi,
Mortarboard, Iota Sigma Pi and the A
University Pediatric Society. She did
her undergraduate work here, re-
ceiving her A. B. degree in 1923.
After a year as Resident Physician
in pediatrics at the U. of Illinois Re-
search and Educational Hospital, Miss
Hays returned to Michigan as an
Instructor of Pediatrics and Infectious
State liar Claimrs
Bills Legalize Graft
LANSING, March 12-(/)--The
state bar of Michigan said today two
bills now before the legislature would
furnish a "clear blueprint" to dis-,
hionest lawyer-legislators of methods
Wfslibrn. Buer ifnspeidegatlofbte
}unethically. J
Wilber N. Burns, president of thet
bar, wrote the Senate Judiciary Com-
mittee, that the bar officers opposed
two measures designed to prevent
members of the legislators from ac-
cepting a fee or salary larger than
they would receive if they were not
members of the legislature.
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'I ~BULLE TIN .-jFrench Lectre
(Continued frorn Page2) Prof. Charles E. Koella of the Ro-
.____iue _ma_ mance Language department, will dis-
cuss Georges Courteline (1858-1926),
Students of Polish descent are invited famed French humorist of the 19th
to attend. and 20th centuries, in the fifth of a
series of French lectures at 4:10 p.m.
The Christian Science Students' today in Rm. D, Alumni Memorial
Organization is holding a meeting to- Mall.
night at 8:15 in the chapel of the
ic ian League. All are welcome Herri -c Discloses
T1imbi~er Foruak
Development of a new, simple for-
Botanical Seminar: Wednesday, mula for figuring the character and
March 14 at 4:00 p. in., Room 1139 value of a stand of commercial tim-
N. S. ber has been announced by the School
Mr. Jose V. Santos will give an of Forestry and Conservation at the
illustrated talk on the subject, "Gb- University of Michigan.
servations concerning the Hevea rub- The work was done by Prof. Allyn
ber research program in Mexico. M. Herriick of Purdue, who came to
Anyone interested in this subject the University to obtain a Doctor's
is cordially invited to attend. degree in forestry. Development of
s the formula was done as part of his
- doctoral work,
Institute of the Aeronautical Sci- I The formula takes into account the
ences: First meeting of the current timber volume and average size per
term will be held Wednesday, March acre. From these is derived a single
14, at 7:15 p. in., in Room 318 of the figure which shows with practical
Michigan Union. Professor F. W. accuracy the value of the stand. The
Pawlowski of the Aeronautical Engi- formula can be used to solve such
neering Department will speak on common problems as finding the
"Benjamin Franklin as the Father diameter limit for continuous produc-
of American Aeronautics." After the tion and the investment value.
talk plans for a group party will be
discussed. All Aeronautical Engi-
neering students, members and non- Give 'e
members, are urged and invited to
Mortar Board will meet Wednesday
at 7:15. All members must be pres- M SLYTPW IE
Executive Council of Inter-Racial 114 SOUTH FOURTH AVE,
Association will meet on third floor of Complete Typewriter Service
Union Thursday, March 15, 7:30 p.m. Phone 5888
Bring eligibility cards.
all men.

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