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March 17, 1946 - Image 8

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Le Cerele Fran
Aiinual Produ
"Les Femmes Savantes," French
comedy by Moliere. will be presented
May 1 in the Lydia Mendelssohn
Theatre under the auspices of Le Cer -
cle Francais, Prof. Charles E. Koella,
director of the production announced
Consisting of five acts and in verse,
"Les Femmes Savantes" was intro-
duced in March 1672 in Paris. It deals
Will Discuess
Jordan Valley
"Plans for a Jordan Valley Author-
ity" will be the subject of a Universty
lecture by Dr. Walter Clay Lowder-
milk assistant chief of the U. S. Soil
Conservation Service, to be given at
8 p.m. Wednesday in the Lecture Hall
of the Rackham Building, under the
Jauspices of the College of Engineering
and the School of Forestry and Con-
In addition to five agricultural ex-
plorations into north central and
northwest China, Dr. Lowdermilk has
traveled extensively in the Near East
and the Americas. He has worked out
a power and irrigation plan for Pal-
estine which he calls the Jordan Val-
ley Authority and which would pro-
vide a fifth as much power as the
Boulder Dam and bring irrigation to
Returned From China
He has recently returned from a
year as agricultural adviser to the
Chinese government, which has re-
quested that he return as soon as pos-
sible with the farm machinery to set
up ten demonstration areas in vai-
ous parts of Free China and to ex-
tend the soil conservation districts to
other parts of the country.
"As laymen interested in popula-
tion shifts of minority peoples, we
have followed the work of Dr. Low-
dermilk for 15 years," stated Dr. Ed-
ward W. Blakeman, Religious coun-
selor. "He has much to teach us, and
a most entertaining and convincing
way of presenting his findings."
Dr. Lowdermilk will also speak to
an Assembly of the School of Fores-
try and Conservation at 11 a.m. Wed-
nesday in the kakham Amphithea-
tre, on the subject "Land Use Studies
in the Near and Far Easty."
Both lectures are open to the pub-
Russian Circle
Plans ieet i
The Russky Kruzhok, Russian Cir-
cle, will hold the first meeting of the
semester at 8 p.m. tomorrow in the
International Center.
A panel discussion on Russian lt-
erature and medicine will be led by
students and a skit prepared by one
of the language classes will be pre-
sented to highlight the evening's pro-
grai. Tea will be served from the
samovar, and tickets for the Russian
movie will be distributed to all mem-
bers of the club.
All interested students are invited
to attend his organization meeting.
Spain rTo Reply
MADRID, March 16 _-0-I - The
Spanish Foreign Office announced to-
day a reply has been framed to the
United States "white book" which
accused the regime of Generalissimo
Franco of hraving had ties with Hit-
1er and Mussolini,

The government said a copy of the
reply would be delivered officially
through diplomatic channels here
and would be made public some time
next week.

cais T G)(ive
ctioti on May I
cihia ora i ll 'd a
ovxithI a (certain riiilOOl hi~l ; ioad: (,i-
?utiIV pedantry that developed to-
aid the end of the 1711i centIury and
>loomed fav into the 18th century.
Moldiere. alarmed by that new ten-
dency which might submerge reason
and common onse, produced "Les
emmes Savantes."
The learned women are represented
in this play by: Philaminte, the moth-
ar, a pedantic, ambitious and domi-
necring Juno, Bclise, her sister-in-
law, a ridiculously affected old maid,
who is convinced that all men are in
love with her, but forbids them to de-
-lare their pa4.sion, and Armande, the
elder daughter, sarcastic, dry, haughty
who tries to follow in the steps of her
mother and who, though attracted to-
wards the high spheres of spiritual
vulture, cannot reconcile herself to
the fact that her younger sister, Hen-
riette, should marry her former suitor,
whom she had rejected, the handsome
and proud Clitandre.
A series of events, disclosing one of
Henriette's suitors as a fortune-
hunter, ends the play in a suitable
marriage for Henriette.
Negro Leader
Will Lecture
The Rev. Claude Williams, Negro
minister who suffered attempted
lynching by southern whites and lived
to continue his work of promoting
racial equality, will speak on racial
problems at 7:30 p.m. Thursday night
in the Union under the auspices of
Mr. William's experience of being
hanged and having the rope removed
just before death was only one of the
many escapes from death he has had
while trying to aid the Southern Ne-
gro. He is now director of the Peo-
ple's Institute of Applied Religions in
Detroit, which he founded three years
ago along with similar institutes
throughout the counuy. The purpose
of the program is to educate funda-
m entalist preachers from sharecrop-
per areas along democratic and social
During the 1930's Mr. Williams was
president of Commonwealth College,
a school in Arkansas organized for
the benefit of the working classes. He!
also founded the CIO Sharecropper's'
GM (kir OutlpiuL To Wegiii
DE'ROIT, March 16 -- () -- New
passenger automobile output will
move upward within the next fort-
night as the long idle General Motors
assembly lines get back into produc-
tion, but the industry still is many
weeks from its peace-time normal av-
erage of around 120,000 units weekly.

(Cun11irwed from Page '4
110 N. State Stre'. Third Grade
through I-i L -houl at Lane Hall
10:00 a.m. Adult Study Group.
Lane Hall Upper Room. Mr. Parikh
speaking on: "Political Situation in
11:00 a.m. Service of Worship.
Sermon ty Rev. Edward 11. Redman
on "Dictatorship with Atomic Power."
6:30 p.m. Unitarian Students in-
vited to parsonage at 110 N. State for
buffet supper and discussion with
Prof. William Frankena of the Phil-
osophy D partment. Reservations for
supper may be made by calling 3035.
First Church of Christ, Scientist:
1G9 S. Division St.
Wednesday evening service at 8
p.m. Sunday morning service at
10:30 a.m. Subject: "Substance."
Sunday School at 11:45 a.m.
A special reading room is main-
tained by this church at 706 Wolver-
ine Bldg., Washington at Fourth,
where the Bible, also the Christian
Science textbook,"Science and Health
with Key to the Scriptures," and
other writings by Mary Baker Eddy
may be read, borrowed or purchased.
Open daily except Sundays and holi-
days from 11:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
University Lutheran Chapel, 1151
Washtenaw has its Sunday service at
11:00 a.m. This Sunday the Rev.
Alfred Scheips will preach on the
subject, "The Changing World and
the Church."
Gamma Delta, Lutheran Student
Club, will have its regular supper
meeting Sunday at 5:15 at the Stu-
dent Center, 1511 Washtenaw.
Unity: Sunday services at League
Chapel at 11:00 o'clock. Marie Mun-
ro, Minister, will speak on "Extract-
ing New Life Out of Lent."
Noonday Prayer Services at the
Reading Rooms, 310 S. State St.,
Room 31, daily (except Thursday)
from 12 to 12:30 at which anyone is
invited to stop in for as long as pos-
Grace Bible Church, State and
Huron Streets:
10:00 a.m. Bible School, University
11:00 a.m.: "Mornings in the
7:30 p.m.: "The Prophecy of
Beer - Wine - Mixers - Keg Beer
10 to 10 Daily
8 AM. to 11 P.M. Sat.
303 N.5th Ave. Ph. 8200


PATERNAL tH A I RC UT - Singer Perry Como, who
once was a barber in Cannonsburg, Pa., keeps his hand in by
giving a haircut to his six-year-old-son, Ronald Perry Como.

C E L E R Y E A T E R - Recently out of the armed forces,
Dodger outfielder Joe Gallagher chews on a stalk of celery before
a workout at the club's Sanford, Fla., training camp.

C A P E T O W N V I S I T 0 R -- HMS King George V; only British battleship to bombard
'Japan, crnters hiarbor at Cape Town, South Africa. In the background is Table Mountain..'

C H A R M E R -Fnlm.-act,
ress Janis Carter smiles for .the
photographer as she poses 'for
\a portrait in a new gow

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P O L I T E VETERANS - Wearing Jap kimonos, Sgt.
Milton (Hardin (left) of Augusta, Ga., and Sgt. Talbert Fowler of
Glainesville, Fla., bow with oriental courtesy after arriving from
Japan aboard the USS Exchange at New York.;1

M U S I C A L R E U N IO N-- Fritz Kreisler, (left) vet-
eran violin virtuoso, chats with his old friend Hans Kindler in
Washington as the latter celebrated the fifteenth anniversary of
his founding the National symphony orchestra.

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