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May 06, 1947 - Image 6

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The Michigan Daily, 1947-05-06

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Prof. Bacon To jfoini Faculty
At Northwester Next Fall
Prof. Wallace A. Bacon, of the

English department, will leave the
University after this semester to
Join the faculty of the school of
speech at Northwestern next fall.
Prof. Bacon will be assistant
professor of speech and English
and chairman of the department
of interpretation in the speech
school. He will also teach a com-
plete Shakespeare course, contem-
porary English and American
poetry, and direct graduate work
in interpretation.
Prof. Bacon came here in 1941
from Albion. During his stay here,
he has taught short-story writing,
playwriting, Shakespeare a n d
freshman composition, in addition
to carrying duties as an academic
He won the first Bishop Shiel
Award for creative writing last
-year for "Savonrola," produced in
Chicago last September. He was
also awarded a Rockefeller Fellow-
ship in Humanities last year and
plans to use it to study Japanese
classical drama in Japan a year
from June.
In 1940 he was awarded the Al-
fred H. Lloyd post-doctoral fellow-
ship and was a major Hopwood
winner in 1936.
Keep Buying Bonds!

Coeds Plait
Field Day At
The Willow Run Chapter -of
American Veterans Committee has
hit upon a new method for a girlj
to have a multitude of dates all
in the same evening.
The "method" is "Chance
Dance," to be presented from 9
p.m. to midnight Saturday in Ma-
sonic Auditorium. Johnny Barnes
and his orchestra will supply the
To attend the dance, a girl signs
her name on a list posted in the
large women's dormitories. The
names will then be placed in pro-
grams, to be distributed among the
men attending the dance.
The name in the program is the
man's date for the dance, "date"
in this case meaning he will call
for her and dance the first dance
with her.
At the dance all women's names
will be placed in a large bowl, from
which the men will draw for part-
ners for individual dances.
The women will be escorted
home by the man with whom they
have the last dance.
Women students who wish to at-
tend "Chance Dance" must sign
their names on the lists in the
dormitories by Saturday.
Men may purchase tickets for
the dance from AVC members.

To B 41 ij 1) J
Of IiCIs4I
An analysis, of the Huhins re-
port on "reedo of the press and
the implications of that
will be given by Robert Murh~ , ,
president of the Sigma D lta Chi
,journalism fraternity, today at 8
p:m. in the West Lodge.
The report will come as part
of a regular Willow Rin AVC
Included on the meeting's agen-
da will be the nominal ion of three
delegates to the national conven-
tion in Milwaukee next month.
and a report on the recently con-
cluded membership drive which
resulted in 27 additions to the
chapter over a six-week pericd.
Chapter membership now stands
at 78 or three above the necessary
minimum required for three con-
vention delegates.
'Dues Reflucste(Ifrom
Literary (2Iats Seniors
All graduating seniors in the
literary college are requested to
send their senior class dues,
amounting to $1. to Barbara Ray-
mer, finance chairman, at 407
North Ingalls.
The dues are paid by each grad-
uating class to provide funds for
the traditional senior class gift
and to cover expenses of the class
of 1947 reunion.







O L Y M P I A N - This hat,.
fashioned with plastic paint,
was created for Adele Jergens
for a movie about life among
Greek gods.

G I R L S A T W 0 R K - Lawana Ryan, June Morris and Jackie Greenleese (1. to r.) do this
as part of their jobs at the Goodrich plant in Akron, 0. They're testing new rubber life rafts.

Filiinhg Trip T~i(ckets
Tickets for the Union sponsored
fishing trip, May 9, are on sale at
the Union Travel desk from 3 to
5 p.m. daily. The two-day fishing
trip will get underway at midnight
Friday and is open to any Union
member. Tickets for the trip to
the Pere Marquette River are $15.

Col. John C. Herbst (above) flew
a P-80 jet plane at an average
speed of 640 miles per hour on
a flight from Los Angeles to San
Diego, Calif.

L I T T L E S T R A N G E R--The father (right) in a family
of Bactrian camels in Chicago's Brookfield zoo kneels to get a
better look at his new-born offspring, weight about 45 pounds.
Mother stands at the left.

B A N D M A N -.Members of
an American Legion post in
Raleigh, N. C., are backing a
new orchestra to be led by Saxie
Dowell (above), who served in
the Navy during the war and is
a survivor of the ill-fated car-
rier USS Franklin.

C H A I N P A I N T E R - An Italian workman paints the
anchor chain of the 35,000-ton battleship, Vittorio Veneto, tied up
in the harbor of Augusta, Sicily.,

R I D I N G L E S S 0 N - Jack Dempsey, former heavy-
weight boxing champion who now lives in Hollywood, Calif., pre-
pares to give some riding instructions to his daughters, Joan 12,
(left) and Barbara, 10 at Palm Springs.

LUCKY F I5 H ER M A N -A Arthur Peabody, New York
angler, comes up with a nice haul in a tableau at the National
Fisheries Institute convention in Manhattan. Mermaids are Jac-
queline Joyce (left) and Paula Sharpe.-

T O Y J E E P S F OR I A P S-Japanese children visiting a
Tokyo department store try out toy jeeps bearing slogans attesting
that U. S. soldiers have been in the area.

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