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FAIE M ICHI GAN DAILY
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RIDAY, MARCH I16, 1945

Defauw To Conduct Chicago,
Symphony Orchestra Here

The Chicago Symphony Orchestra
which will give a concert here at 8:30
p m,. Monday under the auspices of
the University Musical Society is the
third oldest orchestra of this nature
in the country.
The company is made up of accom-
plished musicians under the leader-
ship of Dr. Desire Defauw, who suc-
ceeded to the leadership of the or-
chestra on the death of Dr. Stock,
its second director.
The orchestra has been in exist-
ence fifty three years and is now
starting its fifty-fourth season. This
organization of musicians is unique
in that its present conductor is only
its third.
The organization is controlled by
a governing body of forty men whose
membership is for life. These men ad-
minister the affairs of the organiza-
tion under the name of the Orche-
stral Association.
Because its origin and growth is a
complementary part of the growth
of Chicago and its environs, the
Campus 'News]
"Portugal," a March of Time film,
accompanied by an address by Prof.
Benjamin Wheeler of the history de-
partment, will highlight the Inter-
national Center program at 7:30 p.m.
Sunday.
Prof. Wheeler has traveled widely
in Portugal, Spain and central Eur-
ope. Foreign students and American
friends are invited.
Mrs, Frieda Op't Holt Vogan, in-
structor in organ and theory at the
School of Music, will give a recital
Tuesday night at Marygrove Col-
lege in Detroit.
Mrs. Vogan is director of music
at the First Presbyterian Church,
The recital is under the sponsor-
ship of the Eastern Michigan
Chapter of the American Guild of
Organists.
Mrs. Rita Mac artin will take
office as chief cataloguer on the
library staf, following approval Wed-
ncsday by the Board of Education.
* *~ *
Dr. W. P. Lemmn -will conduct
another class for the deepening of
the spiritual life at 8 p.m. today in
the Lewis Parlor -of Presbyterian
Church. The topic will be "God in
Other Sacred Scriptures Which
Concern One-Fifth of the Popula-
tion of the Wo." All students
are cordially invited to attend.
Emile Sargent
Wyill SpeakHere
Nrsing in War, oi
Front To Be Discussed
Emile Sargent, director of DetroitI
Visiting Nurses Association and chair-
man of the Michigan Nursing Coun-
cil for War Service, will speak on
"Nursing on the Home and Battle-
front" 8 p. m. Tuesday in the Kel-
logg Auditorium.
Local arrangements for the meet-
ing are being conducted by Patricia
Walsh, Washtenaw County repre-
sentative of the state nursing coun-
cil.
"College students in particular are
invited to this meeting," Miss Walsh
stated yesterday, "so that they can
learn about the opportunities for col-
lege graduates in the nursing field.
Even the mildly curious are invited
to attend."
Miss Walsh stated that there were
opportunities for college graduates in
the teaching, psychological, sociolo-
gical, and public health aspects of
nursing in addition to the duties con-
ducted by nurses in hospitals.

"Nursing is the only field open to
women only," she said, "and there-
fore should be of interest to stu-
dents."
A question period will follow the
address, and representatives of the
Nursing Council will be present to
answer any questions.t
Satui'ii Jipi er My
The planets, Saturn and Jupiter,t
may be viewed from 8:30 to 10:30,
p. m. today from the telescopes at
the Angell Hall Observatory, weather
permitting.t
Through the telescopes may be seen
four of the eleven satellites about the
reddish-brown Jupiter and the ringst
around Saturn. The bright star in
the southwest, Venus, may also be
observed in its crescent phase.-
The observatory is open once a
month to visitors. The next dates
are April 20, when the moon and
Saturn will be visible, and May 18
when the moon and Jupiter can be
seen.

Symphony Orchestra is distinctly a
community affair. It makes few out
of town engagements, limiting itself
largely to Chicago and its suburbs.
The fifty-fourth season of the or-
chestra calls for the rendition of 113
concerts, a very few of which will
be given outside of Chicago.
Mrs. lhead To
Mr.R edPresent Recital
Program Is Second
In Faculty Series
Mrs. Mabel Ross Rhead, professor
of piano in the School of Music, will
present the second in a series of fac-
ulty piano recitals at 8:30 p.m. Sun-
day in the Lydia Mendelssohn Thea-
ter.
Her program will include the Cor-
elli-Godowsky "Pastorale," "Rigau-
don" by Rameau-Godowsky, Mozart's
"Sonata in F major," selections by
Bach and Schumann.
Mrs. Rhead studied under Mosy-
kowski in Paris, Joseph Lhevinne and
Artur Schnabel in Beriin and New
York and has appeared with sym-
phony orchestras and in recitals on
several occasions. While associated
with Ginling College at Hanking,
China, she played programs in Nan-
king, Peking, Hangchow and Yun-
ching, appearing with the Shanghai
Symphony Orchestra.
The Sunday evening receital series
will be continued by Kathleen Rink
on March 25; Helen Titus will con-
clude the series with a program on
April 1.

Prof. Sellers
Will Lecture
At Hillel Today
Pressing Problems To
Be Discussed in Talk
"Pressing Problems of Today" will
be the topic -of a lecture to be deliv-
ered by Prof. Roy W. Sellars of the
philosophy department at 8:30 p. m.
today at Hillel Foundation.
Receiving his A. B. degree from the
University in 1903, and his Ph D. in
1908, Prof. Sellars attended Hartford
Theological Seminary, the Universi-
ties of Chicago and Wisconsin, and
has studied in France and Germany.
He is the author of several works on
philosophy, and has been teaching at
the University since 1905, holding the
professorial rank since 1923.
Sabbath Eve services will be held
at 7:45 p. m., and the lecture will be
followed by a social hour at which
refreshments will be served.
Hillel fTo Hold
Mixer Saturday
"Let's Know You," the first Hillel
Foundation mixer of the new semes-
ter, will be held from 9 to 12 p. m.
tomorrow at the Foundation.
Leading the entertainment as
masters of ceremonies will be Art
Scheff and Al Gorin. The program
includes Dorris Lesser, whose songs
will be accompanied by Evelyn Hore-
lick; Beverly Wittan, dancer; Claire
Meisels, monologuist; and others.
Mixer committee chairman is Son-
ya Heller, and Edythe Levin is the
Student Director.
Everyone is invited to attend.

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NEWS

OFFICIAL - Brig Gen.
Julius C. Holmes (above), new
assistant secretary. of state, re-
cently returned from active duty
in the European Theater of
Operations, where he served on
the staff of General Dwight D.
Eisenhower-

L I T T L E MA N V I E W S B I G P L A N E-Harold Kirchendoll, 3 foot, 11 inch worker, looks
over a Curtiss C-46 Commando, at the Louisville, Ky., Curtiss-Wright plant.

THREE IN SERIES
Prof. A. W. Binder To Initiate
Religious Music Lectures Here

A series of three lectures in sacred
misic co-sponsored by the School of
Music and Student Religious Asso-
cation will be initiated at 8 p.m.
Wednesday, March 21 in Kellogg
Auditorium when Prof. A. W. Binder
will lecture on "Jewish Life in Jewish
Music "
Prof. Binder, who is associated
with the Jewish Institute of Religion,
New York City, will discuss the de-
velopment of Jewish Liturgical Mu-
sic. He is an American musician,
composer and conductor who has
devoted his career to the study and
furtherance of Jewish music.
Besides his post at the Jewish In-
stitute of Religion, Prof. Binder is
Musical Director of the 92nd Street
Young Men's Hebrew Association and
Choir Master of the Free Synagogue
at Carnegie Hall, of which Dr. Ste-
phen Wise is Rabbi.
The second of these lectures to be
held April 18 will feature Dr. Helen
Dickinson of Union Theological Sem-
inary, who will have "The Place of
Music in Protestant Worship" as
her subject, and the concluding ad-
dress of the series will be given May
23 by the Reverend Frank J. Flynn
of the Sacred Heart Seminary, De-
troit, whose topic will be "The Gre-
gorian Chant, the Official Music of
Geologts from
Will Meet, Here
The annual meeting of the Michi-
gan Geological Society will be held
in split sessions at 10 a. m. and 1
p. in. tomorrow in Rm. 3506, Natural
Science Building, it was announced
yesterday.
This society is composed of geolo-
gists from oil companies and other
commercial institutions, members of
the State Department of Conserva-
tion, the state and national Geolo-
gical Surveys, and professors. One
meeting annually is held at the Uni-
versity, the others in East Lansing.
Papers to be presented by members
of the University faculty include: The
Origin of the Compound Parabolic
Dunes within the Area of Horizon-
tality, by L D. Scott; The New Dana,
by Edward H. Kraus; Jurassic Strati-
graphy and Paleontology in the Wide
Bay Area, Alaska, by Lewis B. Kel-
lum; and Some Fossil Plants from
the Michigan Coal Basin, by Chester
A. Arnold.
Others are Pennsylvanian Plants
from the Glacial Drift at Jackson, by
Chester A. Arnold and George Stan-
ley; Transcontinental Arch of the
Late Paleozoic, by A. J. Eardley;
Dioxan in the Mineralogical Labora-
tory, by N. W. Senstius; and Por-
osity Through Dolomitization, by K.
K. Landes.
Film Strike Reaches
Stalemate mi West
H(INYWOOD, M''a. 1. IP)-The
filn industry strike settled down to
a stalenate today, with intervention

the Catholic Church." Rev. Flynn
will be assisted by a group of stu-
dents in training with him.
Following each of these lectures,
there will be a reception which has
been planned by the social commit-
tee of SRA, Hillel Foundation, Inter-
Guild, and the Newman Club.
First Luncleon.
Meetin To Be
A Saturday luncheon and discus-
sion group, the first of the semester,
will be held at 12:15 p.m. tomorrow
in the fireplace room of Lane Hall.
Following.the cost luncheon, Joyce
Siegan will review Maurice Samuel's
book, "Harvest in the Desert." The
book tells the story of the Zionist
movement from its beginning to the
present, and describes the forces and
people that have contributed to its
growth. This program will initiate
a series of reviews to be given by
students concerning books dealing
with contemporary problems.
Reservations for the luncheon may
be made by calling Lane Hall before
10 a.m. Saturday. All students are
invited to attend both the luncheon
and review which will be followed by
informal discussion among the group.
Those desiring to attend the review
alone are also cordially invited, an-
nounced Franklin H. Littell, Director
of the Student Religious Association.
* * *
Day of Prayer
Will Be Held
Chris ta nity on a Large Map"
will be the subject of Dr. Franklin
Littell's speech at the Inter-Guild
World Day of Prayer service at 8
p.m. Sunday in the First Congrega-
tional Church.
Dr. Littell is director of the Stu-
dent Religious Association. The wor-
ships service, sponsored by the guilds
on campus, is being planned by Har-
vey Anderson, '46E, and Susan
Thorsch.
The choir, composed of represen-
tatives of the guilds, will be directed
by Anne Crossley, '46SM, and will
sing "Go to Dark Gethsemane."
Barbara Lee Smith, '45SM, will sing
the solo, "He Was Despised," by
Handel. Marilyn Mason, '45SM, is
the organist.
Fewer A rmy Men
Last In February
WASHINGTON, Mar. 15.-( UP)--
Army ground forces on the western
front in February lost fewer men,
34,468, than in any month since Octo-
ber.
Secretary of War Stimson, disclos-
ing this today, expressed satisfaction
that the toll had dropped "substan-
tially" from the totals of the preced-
ing two months-61,962 in January
and 74,788 in December. In October,
there were 25,569 casualties.

W A R L OR D - Warlord of Mazelain, two-yeAr-old Boxer, is
held by his trainer, Walter C. Foster of Westbury, N. Y., ai Mrs,
Foster skims fat off his broth for the war effort. Warlord's owner
is R. C. Kettles, Jr.

Y A N K S R E S T 0 R E L U Z 0 N S T AT I 0 N-U. S. soldiers bring up motorized equipment to help in repairing the railroad
station at Tarlac, Luzon Island, after rails and communications had been damaged by cross shelling.

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