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TRIPLY TALIEN TED:
'U' Band Members Add
vi 4,1"tI izmg lo Otlher Skills

By CONNIE SKAFF
"Some varsity bands march,
and some bands play, but our band
plays, marches and sings," says
Prof. William D. Revelli, conductor
of the University Bands.
"Not many college bands are
able to do this without impairing
their playing."
In their role as a chorus, the
men sing regular four-part har-
Signal Corps
FraerntyWill
Locate Here

The University chapter of Pi
Tau Pi Sigma, National Honorary
Signal Corps fraternity, has been
chosen as the National Headquar -
ters for the scob year 1947-48.
The local chapter was awarded
this honor in view of its outstand-
ing work in the reactivating of
the organization after the war.
Pi Tau Pi Sigma is an honorary
fraternity whose purpose is to fos-
ter the spirit and interest of na-
tional preparedness, and to estab-
lish a means whereby University
students may become familiar with
the various aspects of signal com-
munication.
Local officers, who are also na-
tional officers, are: Commander
Gerard H. Giezewski, '49E, execu-
tive Lee 11. Laakse, '49E, adjutant
Ralph Schroceder, '48E, and fi-
nance off iscr Edward Crevella,
'49E.
Major Howard E. Porter, Signal{
Corps, is the faculty advisor for
the organization.
To Ta IL1A T-oday
To Discuss Youths'
Post-WVar Problems'
The problems confronting youth
in post-war-France will be the
topic of a lecture by Mile. Helene
Barland, French lecturer and art
expert, presented at 8 p.m. today
in the Rackham Amphitheatre..
Mile. Barland's observations, the
results of contact with the mili-
tant youth among the French re-
sistance groups of World War II,
are considered quite complete. She
is lecturing as a representative of
the French Cultural Relations Bu- {
reau. ,
Mile. Barland's appearance at
the University is under the aus-
pices of the romance language de-
partment. ________
Comedy by Moblnar
To0 Be Presented t
'The Ferenc Molnar comedy "The1
Play's the Thing" will be presented
on November 6, 7, and 8 at the
Ann Arbor High School. Audito-a
rium.t
Two distinguished actors, Iant
Keith and Joseph Macauley, aref
featured in the Dramatic Guild1
of Detroit production.
The show is scheduled to opent
in Detroit at the Schubert-Lafay-
ette on November 9.

mony-first and second bass, and
first and second tenor. During the
ime that the band acts as a
-zhorus, only a few members of the
band play. Their main job is to
keep the established rhythm.
The band members sang during
the half of the Michigan-Minne-
sota game, and also sang when
the Varsity Band appeared recent-
ly in Hill Auditorium.
Do they have to practice their
singing much?
"The men have to practice their
songs only two or three times,"
says Prof. Revelli. "After they
have studied so much instru-
mental music, they pick up vocals
very easily. The harmony just
comes natural' to most of them.
The trick lies in their versatility
and in their ability to sightread."
The band does a large amount
of sightreading during the year.
Through this training, the mem-
bers are able to perform such band
favorites as the "Washington Post
March" upon request, even though
some of the members may be play-
ing the piece for the first time.
Meier Urges
Understanding
With Russia
The main problem in reaching
agreements with Russia in atomic'
energy control can be attributed
to the fact that we do not under-'
stand the Russians sociologically
and psychologically, according to
Dr. Richard L. Meier, newly elect-
ed executive director to the Fed-
eration of American Scientists.
Speaking before the Association
of University of Michigan Scien-
tists Monday, Dr. Meier advocated
the social psychological policy be-
ing administered by United Na-
tions delegate O orn in coing
to an understandinig with the Rus-
sians who differ from our way of
thinking.
Information Exchange
We have been trying to increase1
the exchange of scientific inf or-
mation with Russia as a step in
this direction, Dr. Meier declared.
So far we have beenable to dis-
tribute only a few journals among
scientists in Russia.l
Dr. Meier urged a larger mem-
bership to the Federation of Amer-
ican Scientists as a measure to
promote a better understanding of
atomic energy control within our
own borders.
Four Months Lag
There s a four month lag in
Russian thought concerning
atomic energy that could be rem-
edied by holding conferences of
the United Nations Atomic Energy
Control Commission in Paris, Dr.
Meier said. Under the presentt
circumstances it takes too long2
for the Russians to consider pro-
posals and make decisions.1
Social Reactionst
Dr. Meer also discussed the va-c
rious projects throughout thec
country that are set up to study
the social reactions to atomic en-r
6rgy. Columbia University is pre-t
paring to cope with the social re-e
actions that would develop in thet
U. S. in the event that Russiaa
would succeed in an atomic bomb l
invention.k

COLEMAN HAWKINS
...to star in concert
,jazz Concert
Will Headline
To0p Sax Star
The "Picasso of Jazz," tenor
saxophonist Coleman Hawkins, will
headline Norman Granz' Jazz at
the Philharmonic group appear-
ing at Hill Auditorium on Nov.
11.
A perennial Esquire Gold. Award
winner, Hawkins has been a phe-
nomenon in the music world for
25 years. His style and technique
have been copied by most of the
reedmen in jazz. He and his band
made "Body and Soul," one of
the most famous jazz records in
history.
Norman Granz, originator of
Jazz at the Philharmonic, wil pre-
sent along with Hawkins many of
the outstanding jazz musicians in
the nation.
The show, currently on its fifth'
national tour, developed out of a
series of jam sessions in Holly-
wood nightspots. Encouraged by
audience response, Granz selected
a group of top-notch jazzmern and
presented a jazz concert at staid
Philharmonic Auditorium in Los
Angeles. The group has been giv-
ing concerts ever since.
The Nov. 11 concert is being
sponsored by the West Quad Coun-
cil for the benefit of the Univer-
sity Fresh Air Camp Fund, and
tickets are available at the Union
and the League, at University Hall
and at all record shops.
Latini Club Members
Choose New Officers
At a recent initiation meeting
of the Latin Club, 45 members
chose Bob Johnston as their pres-
ident for the present term.
Other officers elected were Dick
Maier, vice-president, and Laura
Hazard, Secretary-treasurer.

Campus
Highlights
Union Coffee Hour ...
The Michigan Union's fourth
faculty-student coffee hour of the
semester will be held 4 to 5 p.m.
today in the Terrace Room of the
Union.
Faculty members of University
English department will be guests
of honor.
Dramatics Workshop..
The new Hillel Foundation
dramatics workshop will hold
an organizational meeting for
alinterested students at 4 p.m.
today at the Foundation build-
ing. ,
The workshop is designed, to
attract any student interested
in acting or directing plays.
'Ensian Meeting .,.
All 'Ensian and Student Direc-
tory salesmen will meet at 5 p.m.
today, in the Circulation Room,
Student Publications Building.
ADA Program .. .
A program meeting of Ameri-
cans for Democratic Action will be
held at 7 p.m. tomorrow in the
Union.
Village Pla~y
is Thriller
The wilds of West Lodge will be
the scene of a turnabout Friday,
Saturday and Sunday when Vil-
lage students will present a dose
of culture to sophisticated resi-
dents of Ann Arbor at 8:00 p.m. in
West Lodge Auditorium.
In the Little Theatre production
of "Murdered Alive," a comedy
thriller in three acts, spectators
can look forward to an evening
of sitting on the edge of their
seats, according to Marion Emer-
son, production manager for the
Little Theatre.
Director of the group, Don
Decker. says that this student di-
rected, produced and acted play is
a real blood-curdling farce fea-
turing murderers, detectives, law-
yers and mediums traveling on the
road to death.
Tickets for the three perform-
ances are still available at the
West Lodge PX and Wahr's Book-
store.

Michigan Club
Delegates Will
oiulvelle Here
To Address (roup
More than 1500 Michigan club-
women will hear Mrs. Emily Taft
Douglas. former ongressworma'
from Illinois. address the opening
session of a conference dealing
with problems of world under-
standing at the Rackham Build-
ing today.
Dean Ralph A. Sawyer of the
Graduate School will deliver at
9:15 a.m. the keynote address of
the two-day conference, which is
combined with the 18th annual
Parent Education Institute. Dean
Sawyer, who was technical direc-
tor of Joint Task Force I at Bikini,
will discuss the potentialities and
control of atomic power.
The clubwomen will be wel-
comed to the University by Pro-
vost James P. Adams.
Pollock To Speak
"~Will There Be Peace in Ger-
many?" will be the subject of an
address by Dr. James K. Pollock
of the political science department
at the 7:30 evening session.
Speakers who will address the
conference tomorrow include Dr.
Ernest M. Ligon, professor of psY'-
chology at Union College, Schen-
ectady, N.Y.; Dr. Eduard C. Linde-1
man, of the New York School of
Social Work; and Mark Starr, ed-
ucational director for the Interna-
tional Ladies' Garment Workers'
Union.
Group (Discussions
Group discussions will high-
light the afternoon sessions of the
conference. Prof. Preston W. Sos-
son, Prof. Lionel H. Laing, Dr.
Samuel J. Eldersveld, Prof. Andrei
A. Lobanov-Rostovsky, Dr. George
Kiss, Dr. Russell H. Fifield and
Prof. Arthur S. Aiton are among
the faculty members who wiil lead
the sections.
The Parent Education Institute
is jointly sponsored by the Uni-
versity Extension Service arid the
Parent Teachers Association.
Tuckaway . .
(Continued from Page 1)
House had its modest beginnings
on a few shelves in the hallway
of Miss Martin's home. By Christ-
mas of tha year, she had paid
shut-ins in 23 states more than
$5,000.
Her illness behind her at last,
Miss Martin brought Tuckaway
House to Ann Arbor last August
because she liked the friendly at-
mosphere of the city and wanted
to make it her home. The shop
here is headquarters for her work
with the handicapped, though she
still has a store in Jackson and
is opening one in Owosso this
month.
Edits Magazine
Besides keeping Tuckaway
House running smoothly, Miss
Martin finds time to edit "The
American Bard," largest poetry
magazine in the country, and
counsel the handicapped in co-
operation with the Veterans' Ad-
ministration and the State Vo-
cational Rehabilitation program.
She's also national vice-president
and state president of the Amer-
ican Federation of the Physically
Handicapped.
Twice a week she's on the air
over WPAG and WPAG-FM-
Thursday at 9:45 a.m., and Sun-
day at 10:15 a.m.

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WARBLERS BEWARE:
20 Thousand Tagged Yearly
By Ingenious Bird Banders

L UK DM A Y 0 R R I T E S -..Amid traditional pomp at the Guildhall, Sir Frederick Wells~
(second from right) succeeds Sir Bracewell Smith (second from left) as lord mayor of London.

Bird banders have figured out
all the best ways to "get the bird,"
according to Prof. George A. Sut-
ton of the University Museum
zoology department.
The main job of the bander
has always been to devise a trap
to catch the bird without injuring
or scaring him in any way, Prof.
Sutton said.
One device, installed in chim-
neys, is particularly effective on
the Chimney Swift. The bird can
enter his chimney home, but when
he attempts to leave he is trapped
and bundled down a chute onto a
laboratory table where his leg is
banded.

Another type of trap is a small
cage with a built-in drop door.
When the unsuspecting bird hops
in after the crumbs inside, he
lands on a trick threshold that
trips the dloor down.
Nets suspended in the air catch
a good quota of birds too, Prof.
Sutton said.
The "figure four," a box sup-
ported by a stick at one end, is
one of the simplest traps. The
bander just pulls a string and the
box drops on the bird.
A good bander, Prof. Sutton
said, will often catch 20,000 birds
in one year, even including a few
eagles.

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It's GORDON MacRAE'S Latest Capitol
M ARK the name : Gordon MacRae. You're goir
x to be hearing -more and more of him, for thi
newest platter of his is really a record for the book~
Another record for the books is the fact that all ov(
~America more men and women are smoking Came.
than ever before!
Why? You'll find the answer in your "T-Zone" (T f(
Taste and T for Throat). Try Camels. Discover f'
yourself why, with smokers who have tried and con
pared, Camels are the "choice of experience"!
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LOCT S OF T U R K E Y S -- Jim Mackinday, 9 years old, looks over some of.a big crop _of
potential holiday dishes at Bluetop Turkey Farm near- Elmhurst, Ill.

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