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THE MICIG7AN DAILY.

WEPNIE JlAY, IFB. 7, 1940'

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Westminster Choir To Sing III
Choral Union Concert Sunday
John Williamson, Founder-Conductor
Of Choir, To Direct Afternoon Program
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The Westminster Choir, an en-
semble of forty young men and youth. Coming from nearly every
women, under the direction of John state in the union, they unite all the
Finley Williamson, will be heard in characteristics of various sections of
a Choral Union concert at 3 p. m the country. Race or creed are not
Sunday in Hill Auditorium, a barrier to membership in the choir,
The members of the choir repre- but members must' meet all the re-
sent a cross section of American quirements of voice, musicianship,
and physical stamina.
Coast-to-Coast Travels
S o oSince its inception at the West-
.C minster Choir College, a non-sectar-
ian musical college located in Prince-
R ecord Concert ton, N. J., it has traveled not only
from coast to coast in America, but
also in Canada, Cuba, and nearly all
the countries of Europe.
The choir originated as the volun-'
Will Play Beethoven's 1 teer choir of the Westminster Pres-
WillPla Bebyter's ianChurch of Dayton, 0. ItI
'Chorale' Symphony as retained its original name, but
isnow the professional touring unit
Beethoven's Ninth Symphony will of the Westminster Choir College. Dr.
be presented on records in the Stu- Williamson, founder and conductor
dent Religious Association Music of the choir, also founded and is
Hour at 7:30 p. m. today in the Lane president of the college.
Hall library. Internationally Hailed
The recording is by the Vienna Hailed by national and interna-
Philharmonic Orchestra and the Vi- tional critics, this group of forty
enna State Opera Chorus conducted has won the commendation of Walter
by Felix Weingartner. The words are Damrosch, Arturo Toscanini, Leo-
sung in German. pold Stowkowski, Bruno Walter, John
Robert Taylor, '45E, will- discuss Barbirelli, Arthur Rodzinski, and
the symphony and analyze it as it Eugene Ormandy.
goes along. _-
Beethoven'.s Ninth, the longest ofe
his symphonies, was the first sym- l eg Ride
phony to employ the human voe SlihT
By combining words and music in a.e Held.Saturday
symphonic medium, Beethoven paved
the way for Wagner, Bruckner and Reservations for the Hillel Founda-
Mahler. The storm of controversy tion Sleigh Ride, which will be held
which arose over this revolutionary at 8:30 p. m. Saturday, must be made
innovation has not entirely subsided before Thursday by calling 2-6585.
to this day; the Ninth is regarded Dancing, games, and refreshments
by some as- Beethoven's supreme will follow the ride that will be limit-
achievement. ed to 20 couples.

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FAMED ISLAND DEFENDER:
Dobbie To Lecture on Siege of Malta

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Under the sponsorship of the histo-
ry department and Michigan Christ-
ian Fellowship, Lt.-Gen. Sir William
G. S. Dobbie will lecture on "The De-
fense of Malta" at 8 p. m. Tuesday
in Hill Auditorium.
Faieddefender of Malta during
its two-year siege by bombing attacks
General Dobbie, accompanied by Lady
Dobbie, will come to Ann Arbor on a
lecture tour which is taking them to
principle cities of the United States
and Canada. Before arriving in Ann
Arbor he will have lectured at Wash-
ington. D. C., Moline and Chicago,
Ill.
Illustrating his lecture, a factual
account of Malta during its bom-
bardment, a sound movie, "The
Message of Malta," will be shown.
The movie depicts the life of the
fpeople of Malta during the pro-
longed aerial blitz which first hit
the island in 1940 making it the
first part of the British Empire to
jexperience air attack in its most
modern form.
After an outstanding military ca-
reer throughout the South African
War and World War I, GeneralDob-
bie was appointed Governor and
Commander-in-Chief of Malta and
Paul Bunyan
~Formal Dnce

six weeks after taking over the post
Mussolini declared war on Britain
and France. A key position for the
British defense of the Mediterranean,
Malta's total defense force did not
exceed 5,000 men with a few out-of-
date anti-aircraft guns, and four air-
planes.
The most thickly populated
island of its size in the world,
Malta is entirely dependent upon
outside supplies for food and fuel,
and convoys had to fight through
submarine .and air attack to supply
the island. The island survived
the siege of two and a half years,
during which time General Dobbie

and his family experienced some
2,300 bombing attacks. King George
VI has conferred the George Cross
on the island in recognition of the
loyalty and spirit of the people as
shown during the siege.
General Dobbie was twice honored
by the British King, being made
Knight Commander of the Bath in
1941, Knight Grand Cross of St.
Michael and St. George in 1942. For
other distinguished service he was
awarded the D. S. O. and C. M. G.
and he received the Legion of Honor
of France, the Order of Leopold of
Belgium, and the French and Bel-
gian Croix de Guerre.

FIRST ARMY NEARS SCHLEIDEN-U. S. First Army troops (arrow)
were reported to have broken through the last double row of fortifica-
tions between the German fortresses of Gemund and Schleiden. Within
sight of the Yanks were the vital dams which control flood levels in
the Roer River valley.
ALL-CITY PROJECT:
10th Annual Civic Music Night
To Be Presented Next Saturday

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The tenth annual Civic, Music
Night, arranged through the ad-
ministration of Ann Arbor Depart-
ment of Recreation, will be present-
ed at 8:15 p. m. Saturday in the sen-
ior high school auditorium.
This yearly event is an all-city mu-
sic project, and consists of a concert
ROTC-To Give
Military Bll in
League Friday
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Military Ball, sponsored by ROTC
and Company C of ASTRP, will be
held from 9 p. m. to midnight, Fri-
day in the League Ballroom.
Jerry Edwards and his nine piece
orchestra, featuring Nan Cooper as
vocalist, will furnish the music. Also
in the spotlight will be drummerl
Carol Metcalf, who formerly per-I
formed with Ferde Groft and Andre!
Kostelanetz. Following the militaryI
theme, swords, guns and other arms
will be used for decorations.
According to William Goldberg,
chairman of the event, Friday's for-
mal will be the first Military Ball to
be held on campus since 1943. For-
mer Balls were sponsored annually
by ROTC. Admission will be by in-
vitation only.
Daie Proradm
o Be Presented
Barbour Gym Will Be
Scne of Exhibitions
An informal dance program will be
presented by the Department of Phy-
sical Education for Women at 4:34
p. m. tomorrow in the dance studio of
Barbour Gymnasium, and all stu-
dents interested in seeing folk, coun-
try and modern dancing exhibitions
are invited to attend.
Academic students and physica]
education majors who are enrolled in
modern, folk, or American country
dancing courses will be participants
in the program, which is 'under the
direction of Miss Josephine Yantis,
in charge of dance work in the de-
partment, Miss Elizabeth Ludwig and
Miss Elizabeth Prange.
Members of the Modern Dance and
Ballet Clubs will also present num-
bers in the program. Jeanne Par-
sons, chairman of the Dance Clut
has directed the ballet work.

program given by various music or
ganizations in the city.
Groups participating in the pro
gram are the Ann Arbor Civic Or
chestra of 50 players under Josep]
E. Maddy; the West Side Woman'
Club Chorus, directed by Lola Brad
street; and the Navy V-12 Chorus

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Patrons Listed
C ti d from Pa e 11

:6 C li 1G ia y V_4 iv us, _.._.n .. 1'T nuea grn .wu i
comprised of 22 Navy students under - --~~-~
the direction of Leonard V. Maretta. Lt. Col. and Mrs. R. C. Miller and
Additional features include Char- Maj. and Mrs. J. P. Wilbern.
les Taylor, tenor; the West Side Trio Faculty members included in the
of women; and Michael Avsharian, list of Patrons and Patronesses in-
violinist. Titl's "Serenade," featur- clude Prof. and Mrs. S. W. Allen,
ing flute and horn duet, will also be Prof. and Mrs. S. A. Graham, Prof.
presented. and Mrs. William Kynoch, Prof. and
The public is invited to attend this 4Mrs. D. M. Matthes, Prof. and Mrs.
concert. W. F. Ramsdell, Prof. and Mrs. L. J.
_- - - -Young, Associate Prof. D. V. Bax-
Spais Socy ter, Associate Prof. and Mrs. Robert
Spanish Society Craig, Jr.Associate Prof. and Mrs.
E. C. O'Roke, Mr. and Mrs. L. A.
To Hear Aiton Patronsky and Mr. and Mrs. Frank
Murray.
. Club Guests
Ban-AmerSau bTOpCSt Guests of the Forestry Club will
To Be Lecture Ujct be Prof. and Mrs. C. A. LaRue, As-
sociate Prof. and Mrs. W. C. Steere,
"Relaciones entre Latino-America j Assistant Prof. E. U. Clover, Assist-
y los Estados Un.idos" will be the top- ant Prof. and Mrs. K. F. Lagler,
ic of an address to be given by Prof. Assistant Prof. and Mrs. W. H. Butt,
Arthur Aiton, of the history depart- Dr. H. N. Davey and Dr. and Mrs.,!
ment, at 8 p. m. today in Rm. 316, F. L. Huntley.
the Union. Other guests will be Mr. and Mrs.
The lecture, slated to be delivered Glenn Bruneau, Mr. and Mrs. C. E.
last week, was postponed due to Prof. Farnsworth, Miss Mabel G. Train,
Aiton's illness. The speaker, who has Mrs. Celistany Raymond, Miss Fay
taken many trips through Latin Am- Goldberg, Miss Veo G. Foster and
erica, will discuss economic policies Miss Frances Dale.
affecting mutual relations.__
The address, sponsored by La So-
ciedad Hispanica, will be delivered in
Spanish.
IGood Neighbor' The Depairt
Galarza's Topic :"lay
"The Good Neighbor Policy in the
Post-War World" will be the sub-
ject of an address to be given by
Ernesto Galarza, an authority on
Latin-American labor and industrial
conditions, tomorrow at 4 p. m. in
Rm. 108 of the Romance Language
Building.
Galarza, who is being sponsored by
the Worker's Education Service of Sensati
the University Extension Service, will come
be introduced by Dr. Hayward Ken-
iston, Chairman of the Department
of Romance Languages and Liera-
ture.
Now associated wit hthe Pan-Am-
erican Union, Galarza, a native of
South America, has done advanced
work in industrial and labor relations
in American universities.

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