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TIHUUt6DlY, 19 47



ForeigneGroups IPatniI X/eek
To Opeti Internal tinl Week

Indian, Filipino, Latin Ameri-
tan, Greek and Chinese groups will
participate in the International
Pageant which will be the opening
event of International Week, April
22 through 25.
An American Square Dance
Team from the Ann Arbor Youth
Hostel will also participate in the
Pageant, which will open with an
address by Dr. Esson M. Gale, di-
rector of the International Center
at 8 p.m. Tuesday in Ann Arbor
High School Auditorium.
Panel Discussion
"U.S.-Soviet Relations and Their
Old Rome Hit
With In flation,
Johnson Says

Effect on the United Nations" will
e the subject of a panel to be held
t 8 p.m. April 23 in Rackham Au-
Jerry Szapiro, chief of external
ervices of the department of pub-
ic information of the United Na-
ions, will be the opening speaker.
le will discuss "The Set-up of the
7nited Nations."
Other members of the panel wil
>e Prof. Howard Ehrmann of th'
history department, Alfred Hots
>f the University of Chicago po-
itical science faculty, Neil Staeb
er, Ann Arbor businessman, anC
Dr. Samuel J. Eldersveld of the po-
litical science department.
Prof. Preston Slc-son of the his-
cry department will be the mod-
1anlqutet lPlanned
Sanarindraneth Semn, member of
he Indian delegation to the Unit-
,d Nations, will be the principa

Inflation accompanied the -is: ;k I
of a governmental bureaucracy it peaker at the International Ban-
ancient Rome, as the central gov- suet at 6:30 p.m. April 24 in the
ernment increased its issue of fiat Union.
money rather than raise taxes, Approximately 100 graduatin=
Prof. Allan Chester Johnson said 'oreign students will be guests o'
yesterday in the second of the Jer- he Ann Arbor Junior Chamber o{
ome Lectures. ommerce at the Banquet. Dear
"R s ' od of inflation last-..ivan C. Crawford of the engineer
Romes period of i o l ng college will address the stu-
Jed approximately 300 years," Prof. lents. Kenneth Heininger, presi-
Johlnson said. "The inflation ap- -ln of the Ann Arbor Junioi
parently began when the central haenber of Commerce, will be
government lost control of th ''ha:nberf
Empire's money and began issuin s
token money-coins which in international Ball
themselves had little value but Climaxing the week's activities
which were based on credit." nternational Ball will be hel
The inflationary period cor- 'rom 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. April 25 ir
responded to the rise of a grea 'he Union Ballroom, under the
Roman bureaucracy, the lecturer ;ponsorship of the International
pointed out. The Roman Empire Students Committee.
increased during this time froe An annual affair at which for
about 30 provinces to 120, whil ign students are hosts to the en-
the civil and military command: ire campus, the Ball will featur(
were divided into separate bureaus 'oreign entertainment and decora-
thus requiring more personnel, ;ions with a geographic theme.
"One historian has commentec'
that in ancient Rome more peopl 20 Students Enter
were living on taxes than were
paying them," Prof. Johnson said Lii-1,w Pr'rant
"It was during this time of in-
creasing government activity anc Ttr l
employment that inflation reacheicci 'Twenty literary college student
emplo n tr iave taken advantage of the lift-
its height." ng of the state residence require-
The lecture series will continue 'nents for entrance to combined
tomorrow with a talk on systems letters-law curriculum, Dear
of land tenure. Next week there charles H. Peake, Chairman of
will be talks Monday on "Serf- Ghe Committee on Admission aA-
dom," Wednesday on "Taxation nounced yesterday.
in the Byzantine Period" anC Applications for the program b
Thursday op "Byzantine Admin- students now in the first semeste
istration." All lectures are bein' of their junior year will be ac-
given at 4:15 p.m. in the Rackhanr cepted in Rm. 1220 Angell Hall
Amphitheatre. until Saturday noon.

Entries Up
Ito 11 ;)wood ;
torn petil wii.
Hopwood Contest com~pe titors
enter-ed "many more" manuscripts
in every field of writing this year
than last year, Miss Mary Cooley,
acting director of the Hopwood
Room, said yesterday.
The spring Contest ended at
4:30 p.m. yesterday.
12 poetry, 13 fiction, seven
:lrama and four essay entries were
submitted for major awards. The
maximum award possible in theI
najor category this year is $2000
[or not more than four entries in
ill fields. These awards are of-
ered only to properly qualified
ienior and graduate students, Miss
-ooley said.
22 fiction, nine poetry, seven es-
-ay and four drama entries were
ubmitted for minor awards. Two;
awards totaling not more than1
$500 are provided in each of the]
four fields. Only undergraduate
tudents compete for these
Tickets on-Sale
Show AprIl 26 Will
Include Seven Skits
Tickets are now on sale for
"Hillelzapoppin' ", all c a m p u s
aunt show which will be present-
'd April 26 at the Ann Arbor
Eigh School.
The show, composed of seven,
7omic skits, selected on the basis
f originality by the central com-
nittee will be the second annual
show since before the war.
Members of the central commit-
[ee are Blanche Berger, chairman;
Shirlee Rich, assistant chairman;
Clarice Bercey and Warren Weil,
Other members of the commit-
"ee are Audrey Enelow, secretary;
Betty Blumberg and Bob Klein.
stage managers; Abe Ackerman
ind Dan Tannenbaum, lighting:
Lorelei Neirman, publicity: Gladys
Relkin, makeup; Gladys Savitt
mnd Aviva Shanoff, programs;:
oanie Silverman, ushers; and
Paula Zerman, tickets and fin-1
Tickets may be purchased at the
Union, the League, the Hillel
Foundation and on the diagonal.
Use of commercial fertilizers in
The United States was about one
ind eight-tenths times as great in1
(944 as the average of five years
aefore the war.

IPA To Give
For Research
Five research assistantshmips il
public administration and two
fellowships for research in prob-
lems of Michigan taxation have
been announced by Prof. Robert
S. Ford, director of the Bureau
of Government.
The research assistantships
will be given to graduate students
in the public administration cur-
riculum, and will provide $500 for
the academic year 1947-48. The
appointments involve part-time
work on selected research projects
in the Bureau of Government.
Completion of a project will ful-
fill the field work requirements for
the degree of Master of Public
Applications for the five assist-
antships, as well as the two taxa-
tion fellowships, must be filed by
May 15 with Prof. Ford, Room
220A Haven Hall.
The taxation fellowships for the
academic year 1947-48 are being
offered jointly by the Institute of
Public Administration and the
state Department of Revenue. The
students receiving the appoint-
ments will do research in the Bur-
eau of Government, under the,
supervision of Prof. Ford, on taxa-
tion problems that are definitely
of interest to the Department of
The stipend will vary from $800
to $1,000 for candidates for the
master's degree and $1,000 to
$1,200 for candidates for the doc-
tor's degree, depending on the
experience and background of the
students. These fellowships are
open to graduate students in
public administration, economics,
law, political science and business
Rally Planned
For Greek Aid
Michigan Youth for Democratic
Action is initiating plans for a
rally next week to urge support
for its program of aid to Greece,
Harriet Ratner, president, has an-
In further outlining MYDA's
program, Miss Ratner explained
that the organization opposes the
Truman Doctrine and supports
the Pepper-Taylor Bill, which pro-
vides that American funds be giv-
en to the UN for the purpose of
aiding the starving Greek people.
She urged that all student organi-
zations, individual students and
faculty members attend and sup-
port the proposed rally.





H O T G L A S S B L O W E R - In a glass-blowing labora-
tory at Linden, N. J., John Breda "plays" a trombone-shaped
condenser while the flame from a burner reaches 2,500 Fahren-
hcit. In a year, Breda, who has blown glass since he was a boy,
fashions more than 1,000 pieces of glass equipment for Standard
Oil laboratory scientists.

M I N I A T U R E P E T S - Tico and Taco, miniature Chi-
huahuas weighing but slightly more than a pound apiece, frolic
with their owner, Xavier Cugat, orchestra leader. They're really
pocket-size pets,


D A N C E R - Milada MIa-
dova of Oklahoma City, former
Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo
dancer, is now in the movies.

T W O - M A N S U B M A R I N E A 35-ton, two-man Italian submarine, one of several
awaiting disposition by Allied powers, lies in the harbor of Taranto. Sicily.

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P R 0 T E C E-Fritzie Zivic,
(right) former welter champ,
May quit the ring now that he
has found a boxer he considers
b1s carbon copy - his protege.
Juste Fontaine (left),

R E P A I R I N G C R U I S E R - The Italian light cruiser, Scipione Africano, 5,500 tons, awaits
repairs in a floating drydock in the Sicilian harbor of Taranto.

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