THE MICHIGAN DAILY
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 10, 1947
DON QUIXOTE RIDES:
Cervantes' 400th Anniversary
Marked by Library Exhibition
DAILY OFFICIAL BULLETIN
Marking the four-hundredth
anniversary of the birth of Miguel
de Cervantes Saavedra a display
of his works, most of which are
editions of Don Quixote, are cur-.
rently exhibited in the main cor-
ridor of the General Library.
The books, dating from 1549 to
1947', Were arranged by Miss Ella.
M,Hymans of the Library Staff
tinder the direction of Dr. C. J.
Wagner, Prof essdr Emeritus of
Spanish. Displayed along with the
books are lithographs of Don
Quixote and Sancho which are
Hanny Gross and Walter Pres-
nell were elected president and
vice-president respectively, of In-
terRadial Association at its first
organizational meeting of the se-
Other officers elected were: Ada
Davis, secretary; Dorothy Fogel,
Larry Kavanau, treasurer.
- IRA members also elected dele-
gates to the thought-control con-
ference of PCA in New York City
Oct. 25-26, and delegates to the'
Academic Freedom Conference to
beheld here next week.
MYDA's nine-point program
was endorsed by the membership
and a letter was sent to the Uni-
versity of Virginia commending
the athetic administration for
being the first to allow a mixed
northern football team to fight on
A letter was also sent to Michi-
gani State College asking for in-
formation about the Mississippi
State football game from which
Horace Smith, Michigan State
Negro player, was kept out.
Amp utees Entitled
To Spare Limbs
Amputee veterans who are eligi-
ble for artificial limbs at govern-
ment expense are entitled to a
spare limb for each 'amputation,
the Veterans Administration an-
Ve terans Administration
Branch Office officials in Colum-
bus, Ohio, pointed out that veter-
ahs may obtain appliances of their
choice from any approved manu-
facturer under contract with the
VA in any one of three cities near-
est their residence.
After delivery of the limb a
veteran has a two-week trial pe-
riod-in which to determine wheth-
er it fits and functions properly,
VA officals explained.
lont to the Library for the ex-
hibit by Prof. Wagner.
One of the most important
books in the display is the first
translation into English by Thom-
as Shelton which was made in
1620 of Volume 2. The most re-
cent edition translated into Eng-
lish was made in 1932 by Robinson
Smith, Corresponding Member of
the Hispanic Society of America.
Proof of the immediate popu-
larity of Cervantes' "crazy knight
on horseback" is shown by the
number of persons who tried to
imitate the author's hero. One of
these, in the exhibit, a continua-
tion of the Don Quixote by Fer-
nandez de Avellaneda, printed in
1614, appeared before Cervantes
Second Part was published.
Translations into 49 different
languages including Russian, Ger-
man, Italian, French, and Portu-
guese reveal the extent to which
the Don Quixote has influenced
and enriched not only the Span-
ish literature but that of the
A satire on the chivalry and
knighthood of the middle ages, the
Don Quixote is said to be the
most popular book in the world
after the Bible. The Sune -Ford
Bibliography published in 1939
counts 1369 editions.
On display are several source
books which Cervantes used in the
writing of Don Quixote. Among
them Ariosto's "Orlando Furioso,"
lent by Professor Wagner, was
bought in Spain, and bears in-
scriptions by the censors of the
Inquisition dated 1614, 1632, 1640,
Russell Watson, '17, president of
the Alumni Association of the
School of Forestry, will address
an assembly of that school at 11
a.m. today in Rackham Amphithe-
f Watson, who will be joined by
five other officers of the alumni
association tomorrow, will dis-
cuss problems confronting the for-
estry school with Dean S. T. Dana,
of the School of Forestry.
The officers will inspect the
saw-mill at the University's re-
serve at Stinchfield Woods, which
was provided by contributions of
Working in conjunction with
the general alumni association,
the forestry school officers have
as their object the maintenance
of interest in the school after
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French dialogue; English titles,
Fri., Sat., Oct. 10, 11. Box office
opens 2 p.m. daily. Reservations,
phone 6300, Lydia Mendelssohn
Rhodes Scholarships: Meeting
of all students interested in ap-
plying for a Rhodes Scholarship,
4:15 p.m., Rm. 2003, Angell Hall.
Application blanks may be obtain-
ed at the meeting or in Rm. 2024,
Kappa Chapter of Delta Phi Ep-
silon, professional foreign service
and trade praternity: Informal
meeting, 7:30 p.m., Michigan Un-
ion. See Union Activities Board
for room number. Program: Men
interested in foreign service or
trade are invited.
Open house and tea, Canter-
bury Club. 4-6 p.m., Student Cen-
ter, 218 S. Division. Episcopal
students and their friends are
Roger Williams Guild: Scaven-
ger Hunt. Students leave from the
Guild House at 8:30 p.m. All Bap-
tist students and their friends are
SRA Coffee Hour: 4:30 p.m.
The Protestant Student Directors
will be special guests. Everyone
B'nai B'rith Hillel Foundation:
Friday evening services, 7:45 p.m.
Fireside discussion on "Trends
and Predictions of the '48 Elec-
tion," presented by Dr. S. J. 3 1-
dersveld at 8:30 p.m., followed by
a social hour.
Research Club: First meeting of
the academic year, 8 p.m., Wed.,
Oct. 15, Rackham Amphitheater.
Papers: "The Puritans and the
Wits: Literary Controversy of
1700," by Prof. R. C. Boys, and
"Some New Aspects of Chromo-
some Structure," by Prof. William
Graduate Outing Club: Bike
hike, 2:30 p.m., Sun., Oct. 12, meet
at Northwest entrance, Rackham
Bldg. You may rent bikes. Sign
up at Rackham check desk before
CHALLENGE ANSWERED-Laurence Olivier in the title role of ,'Henry V," to be presented Wednes-
day at Hill Auditorium, refuses the French surr ender offer and leads his greatly outnumbered
troops to victory in the Battle of Agincourt. The technicolor film is being brought to Ann Arbor for
the first time by the Office of Student Affairs.
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Famous Battle of Agincourt
Is Reproduced in 'Henry V'
Highpoint of the motion picture,
"Henry V," to be shown here in
two performances, at 3:15 and 8
p.m. Wednesday at Hill Audito-
rium, is a reproduction ofP the
battle of Agincourt fought in 1415
between the forces of the English
and those of King Charles VIII
Using a lure to draw the French
knights and mounted men-at-
Student veterans were warned
by the Veterans Administration
yesterday that if they fail to repay
the Government for overpayments
of educational subsistence allow-
ances, the money will be deducted
from any future benefits.
The VA declared that veterans
owing the Government for sub-
sistence overpayments, who later
apply for unemployment or self-
employment allowances, will have
these debts deducted from their
Federal statutes prohibit pay-
ment of Government funds to per-
sons indebted to the Government,
the VA pointed out. Instructions
have been sent to state unemploy-
ment compensation agencies call-
ing for the recovery of such over-
payments from readjustment al-
lowance claimants, the VA said.
arms into an attack, Henry's small
army of 8,000 defeats the full
might of King Charles' 30,0000
One of the main tasks which
confronted King Henry's army was
to storm and capture the French
beach-head, much the same as the
Allied forces had to crack the
Nazis' west wall in the Nor-
mandy invasion of 1944. Coinci-
dentally, the picture was made
at the time of the invasion, and
the battle scenes had to be shot in
Tickets for "Henry V" are now
on sale from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
and from 2 to 5 p.m. at the Hill
Auditorium Box Office. Prices for
the performances range between
$.90 and $1.20 for the matinee, and
from $1.20 to $1.80 for the eve-
ning show. All seats are reserved.
MYDA Elects Officers
Michigan Youth for Democratic
Action, off-campus student group,
has announced election of the fol-
lowing officers for the coming
Ed Shaffer, chairman; Peggy
Biener, vice-chairman; Marie
O'Brien, secretary; and Jeanne
Tozer, literary director.
WASHINGTON, Oct. 9-WP --
The Agriculture Department today
announced termination of a war-
time food order which rationed
raw cane sugar among refiners.
Hall To Open
A discussion of "Area Studies;
Their Implications for Research
in the Social Sciences" by Prof.
Robert B. Hall of the geography
department at 4 p.m. Monday in
the East Conference Room of
Rackham will be the first in a
weekly series on Current Research
in the Social Sciences.
The symposium, which is spon-
sored by Alpha Kappa Delta, so-
ciology honorary society, is being
conducted to inform faculty and
students of current research proj-
ects in the social sciences at the
The society also hopes to stim-
ulate supplementation of such
projects by research of students
and faculty in allied fields and
overcome interdiscipline barriers.
Other programs in the sympo-
sium include: "Research in the
Adjustment of Older People," by
Prof. Clark Tibbits, Oct. 27; "Re-
search on Conference Processes,"
by Prof. Harold Guetzkow and
Prof. Roger Heyns, Nov. 10; "Se-
lected Projects of the Bureau of
Studies in Community Adult Ed-
ucation" by Prof. Howard Y. Mc-
Clusky, Nov. 24; and "Program
for Study of Group Morale" by
Prof. Daniel Katz, Dec. 8.
WASHINGTON, Oct. 9-(P)-
The resignation of Charles R.
Denny of the Federal Communica-
tions Commission, effective Oct:
31, was accepted today by Presi-
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elo vent expression of true democracy; grace and
beauty of apparel are accorded a circulation. as broad as
the nation, reaching into every community every-.
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thousands, but to the millions.
THIS IS VITALLY IMPORTANT to the
nation's morale, because clothes are =one of the few
mediums for relaxed self-fulfillment in a nation of
rapidlymoving commercial competition.
A CHECK LIST OF OUTSTANDING
CHORAL WORKS MANY OF WHICH
HAVE LONG BEEN UNAVAILABLE.
CH: MASS IN B MINOR
5obert Shaw and Victor Chorale
es Chant'urs De Lyon
MM 354. $7.10
ir Malcolm Sargent and Hudders field Chorus
MM 666 . ................... $26.70
HINDEMITH: SIX CHANSONS
Robert Shaw and Victor Chorale
Vic 11-8868 ................... ... .
MOUSSORGSKY: BORIS GODOUNOFF
Kipnis with Orchestra and Chorus
D M 1000 .... ....................
MOZART: AVE VERUM
Strassbourg Cathedral Choir
C ol. 69488 ........................
Hardy pinwale corduroy takes on
airs in a dress for Sunday, teatime
or that Saturday night movie date.
Double-buttoned with gilded
crowns ... the tiny waist circled
in gold-gleaming leather.
Grey, copper, light green or blue.
PROKOFIEY: ALEXANDER NEVESKY
Ormandy and Westminster Choir
MM 580...................... .....$7.10
VAUGHN-WILLIAMS: SERENADE TO MUSIC
Sir Henry Wood and British Singers
Choral and Operatic Music, Chamber Music, Symphonies:
Many fine albums previously cut from the catalogue have
InJO'een restore .Wp cordially invite nu In m e in
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