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THE MICHIGAN DAILY

THE PLAY'S THE THING:
Prof. Hollister's Retirement
Ends 45 Years of Teaching

By LILIAS WAGNER
The man who originated at the
University the first course in play
production to be taught in any
school or college in the country.
retired recently after 45 years ,,of
teaching speech here.
Although he received his degree
from the University as a chem-
istry and mathematics major,
Prof. Emeritus Richard D. T. Hol-
Jister has been teaching speech at
Michigan since 1902. He is com-
pletely a Michigan man, having
graduated earlier from Ann Arbor
High.
University Hall Premieres
When Dr. Hollister was first
working with dramatics courses,
the students put on 10 plays a
year in University Hall. "I en-
joyed the chance to try out and
start courses," he remarks. "There
is a certain amount of academic
freedom involved."
Among Dr. Hollister's more in-
triguing experiences was the trip
he took to England with a Mich-
igan debate team in 1926. They
arrived during a general strike, he
said, but won four out of five de-
Albion President
Will Speak Here
President William W. White-
house of Albion College will speak
on "The Place of the Small Col-
lege in the American Educational
Pattern" at 4:15 p.m. Thursday in
the Rackham Amphitheatre.
The lecture is sponsored by the
campus chapter of the American
Association of University Profes-
sors and is open to th general pub-
lic.
President Whitehouse and mem-
bers of the AAUP will join the
Union cafeteria line at 6 p.m. and
take their trays to the Faculty
Club dining room where an in-
formal discussion will be held.
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bates in spite of the difficulties
they encountered.
"We were royally entertained
and our legs were walked off by
the hospitality of the English and
the distance between bus stops,"
he recalls.
Time and Tide
The campus has undergone a
Ict of change since Dr. Hollister

Despair Dogs
Postwar Spirit
Of Germans
(Continued from Page 1)
It is the children really, who
are suffering.
After the hoover lunch plan wAis
instituted, I watched skinny- leg-
ged school kids carrying their lit-
tle lunch pails home to share with
brothers and sisters not yet of
school age.
Two blocks is not too long to
chase an American soldier, if there
is hope for a chocolate bar or
"c6w-gummi"-chewing gum.
Only those Germans working on
farms or in menial positions for
the Americans are putting on
weight, a survey showed.
Sub Rosa?
Those with the energy, the time
and the connections can fatten
themselves through the black mar-
ket. In Rome last year, black-
marketeers picketed the police
when a restrictive regulation was
put into effect. The regulation
was lifted.
Blackmarketeering in Germany
is no less concealed or widespread.
As for the Jews, anti-semitism
among the Germans is still ram-
pant. A woman in her early thir-
ties, who admittedly knew very
few throughout her life, had this
to say : "Nearly every American
soldier I have talked to, says he
doesn't like Jews either. Why
then, do you want us Germans to
feel any different?"
It was a tough one to answer.
Remembrance of Things Past
Hitler is most often referred to
as "that idiot Hitler." It is your
choice to determine whether they
feel he was an idiot for starting
the war, or for losing it.
Do the Germans really believe
they lost the fight this time? "We
ran out of gasoline for our Luft-
waffe," or "the rest of the world
ganged up on us," are common
opinions.
The State Department takes ov-
er the running of the occupation
from the Department of the Army
in the spring. It's pre-announced
plan is to "rebuild Germany now."
How well it succeeds andnhow
soon Germany can again take her
place in the family of nations,
time will tell.

Campus
Calendar
(EDITOR'S NOTE: Any organiza-
tion wanting an item listed in this
column should contact The Daily
before 6 p.m. of the day preced-
ing the event.)
UNION COFFEE HOUR -
Geography department, 4 to 5
p.m., Terrace Room, Union.
EXTENSION SERVICE
FILMS-"Does it Matter What
You Think?" "Round Trip-
The U.S.A. in World Trade,"
4:15 p.m., Kellogg Auditorium.
YPCM-Prof. Samuel Elder-
sveld, "Implementation of a
Third Party," 7:30 p.m., Union.
NSA-Committee meeting, 5
p.m., Union.
MICHIGRAS-Central com-
mittee, 4:30 pm., Union.
CAMPUS QUARTER-Ty-
outs for publicity committee,
4:30 p.m., League Ballroom.
UNIVERSITY HALL CANDY
BOOTH - Tryout meeting, 4
p.m., League.
'Ensian - Editorial tryout
staff meeting, 4:30 p.m., Stu-
dent Publications Building.
LE CERCLE FRANCAIS -
Prof. Edward Ham presenting
movie, "Looking Towards the
Future in France," 8 p.m., Rm.
316, Union.
STATE THEATRFE-"Th un -
der in the Valley," 1, 3, 5, 7 and
9 p.m.
MICHIGAN THEATRE -
"Good News," 1, 3, 5, 7 and 9
p.m.

Revised State
Constitution,
LANSING, Feb. 23-(UP--Attor-
ney General Eugene F. Black to-
day beat the drums for full-scale
revision of the Michigan Constitu-
tion at a conference of newspaper-
men at Michigan State College.
He endorsed a removal of the
salary limitations on legislators
and state officials, asserting the
low salaries are "the key to a great
deal of our trouble."
One of the results. he said, is
that legislation is "rammed"
through the legislature hurriedly
to shorten the sessions, rather
than allowing time for careful de-
liberation. As a result, he said, the
courts and attorney general are
burdened with the job of inter-
preting what the legislature in-
tended.
He urged rewriting a clause of
the constitution which permits a.
member of the legislature to hold
a township office.
Black opposed the present con-
stitutional ban on lotteries, assert-
ing that ,when it restricts such "lo-
cal, innocent games as bingo," it
was not doing what the people in-
tended.
Use of the power to amend the
constitution periodically, Black
said, has led to "confusion and
disarrangement" of state govern-
ment.

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MIDYEAR SHEEPSKINS-The University's record number of 1,423 February graduates, many of
them already scattered over the country, will soon find those hard-earned diplomas in -their mail
boxes. Mrs. Lou H. Ransom, diploma clerk, and her two assistants, Mrs. Clayton Perry and Mrs.
Eleanor Sylvester, are shown here mailing them out. One sad note: because of the English
sheepskin shortage, all diplomas except those of the g'aduate, dental and law schools will be
printed on high-quality paper.

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PROF. D. T. HOLLISTER
began teaching, particularly in
size of the student body and in-
terest in the football team, he
said. "The educational attitude
has also altered. It's been interest-
ing to watch the somewhat futile
struggle for essential scholarship.
But life still has the same basic
qualities," he added.
'Sen. Taft Slept Here'
DETROIT, Feb. 23-('P)-Sen.
Taft, here for a foreign policy
speech, was housed today in
the Book-Cadillac Hotel's famed
"Presidential Suite."
We print 'em all,
No job too lirge or small.
Programs - Tickets
Stationery - Announcements
ROACH PRINTING
209 E. Washington Ph. 8132

Heads Chosen
For Miehigras
Committee chairmen for Michi-
gras, which will be held April 23
and 24 in Yost Field House, were
announced yesterday by Rae Kel-
ler and Keith Jordan, general co-
chairmen.
Heading the various committees
are: Judy Diggs and Bill Tatter-
call, booths; Naida Chernow and
Jerry Goldsmith, tickets; Jack
Leonard, general publicity; Nancy
Helmick, publicity; and Cynthia
Finn, posters.
Other chairmen are: Ann Mc-
Grew and Dick Slocum, parade;
Betty Cole and Dick Allen, pro-
grams; Francie Carpenter and Jim
Kistler, prizes; Rose Marie
Schoetz, secretary; Edith Andrew,
refreshments; Bill Owen, conces-
sions; John Lindquist, decora-
tions; and Bob Seeber, finance.

Art Cinema To Present 'The Great Clinka'
The Art Cinema League will raphy of the famous Russian com-
present "The Great Glinka" at poser who wanted to express peo-
8:30 p.m. Thursday through Sat- ples' thoughts through music.
urday at the Lydia Mendelssohn Produced in Russia, "The Great
Theatre. Glinka" is released here with Eng-
"The Great Glinka" is the biog- lish titles.

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Editor To Speak
Grove Patterson, editor in chief
of the Toledo Blade, will discuss
"The Fifth Freedom," dealing
with the newspaper in relation to
international problems, in an open
lecture at 8 p.m. tomorrow in
Rackhain Amphitheatre.
In addition to his evening talk,
Patterson will address the cias
in The American. Newspaper and
concentrates in the Department
of Journalism on "Social Respon-
sibilities of the American News-
papers," at 3 p) m , Rm. E Haven
Hall.
NEW
STORE HOURS
Wkdoys 8 a.m.-8:30 p.m.
Sot. 8 o.m.-4:30 p.m.
For Appointment
PHONE 2-4241

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