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fNG OF BASSES:
Pinza Will Sing Numbers
From Handel to Thomson
SALT ON WAY OUT:
New De-Icer May Prevent
Rusting of Local Auto Fenders
Cars with corroded grills, fen- solution pIUs one per cent of the
ders and trimmings may soon be- phosphate compound.
come a thing of the past on Ann
Local concert-goers will hear the
zing of operatic basses" at 8:30
.m. Thursday in Hill Auditorium,
the person of Ezio Pinza, a
'rmer professional bicycle racer.
After a middle-class childhood
Rome, Pinza decided to take up
e sport against his father's
shes. Discouraged by his lack of
ccess, he turned to a career in
rging, which was interrupted for
x years while he served in the
alian army during World War II.
Of Band's Trp
The inside story of the Mich-
igan Band's trip to Ohio State will
be featured on this week's "Jour-
nal of the Air" over Station
WHRV at 7:30 p.m. today.
Sponsored by the Radio Division
of the Speech Department the pro-
gram will also present features on
a new dual control car for giving
driving tests and the advent of
several new U.S. mail trucks.
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COMPLETING the Journal will
be an interview with Glen Hart, a
football official for the Intercol-
legiate Athletic Association.
Written by Charles Orwick,
Frances Suffness and John Lin-
ville, the program is under the
direction of Bob White. Included
in the cast are John Rich, Frank
Bowsma, Al Sanborn, John Sar-
gent, Dick Linden, Tom Walsh,
Lilias Wagner and Jack Jensen.
At 7:45 p.m. the Radio Division
will also present the "Workshop
Drama." This week's program will
feature the story of "The Man
Who Stole Four Minutes." Written
by Bill Flemming, it is the tense
story of an eccentric man who
thought he could steal time from
Directed by William Stegath the
cast includes Frank Bowsma, Nafe
Katter, Jim Lynch, Elaine Lew,
Betty Fuller, Art Prosper, Dick
Jennings, Jane Proctor, Jim Reiss
and Eleanor Littlefield.
To Be Shown
The Story of Palomar, a forty
minute movie sponsored by the
Astronomy Department will bet
shown at 8 p.m. tonight in the
The motion picture, which is
put out by the California Institute
of Technology, deals with the plan-
ning and construction of large
telescopes and especially with that
of the famous two hundred inch
telescope located at Palomar.
Attendance is requested of all
Astronomy students and the gen-
eral public is invited.
Views of the moon, planets, and
stars as seen through several smal-
ler telescopes will be included in
the movie. Animated cartoons will
explain the basic ideas concerning
the workings of telescopes.
Kunitz To Lecture
On Russian Life
Dr. Joshua Kunitz will speak on
"Russian Literature: A Mirror of
Russian Life," at 4:15 p.m. today
in Kellogg Auditorium.
Speaking under the auspices of
the Russian department, Dr. Ku-
nitz has traveled extensively in the
He has devoted the past several
years to writing on Russian liter-
ature and culture.
FOLLOWING HIS discharge, he
returned to opera with the La-
Scala, Milan and San Carlo com-
panies with whom he toured for
During one of his European
performances, he was heard by
the manager of the Metropoli-
tan, who promptly signed him
for the 1926 operatic season.
An immediate sensation with
American audiences, Pinza has
risen in musical stature to the
point where many critics declare
that there is no person alive who
sings so well as he.
PINZA HAS an operatic reper-
toire of more than 60 roles, which
form the basis of Thursday's Ann
Arbor concert program. Numbers
will range all the way from "Alma
Mia" by Handel, to Virgil Thom-
Single tickets for the concert
are available in very limited num-
bers in University Musical Society
offices in Burton Tower.
The fifth in a series of Uni-
versity Lectures in Journalism will
feature J. C. Oestreicher, director
of the foreign news department of
International News Service speak-
ing at 3 p.m. tomorrow in Rm. B,
Journalism majors and other
students will hear Oestreicher's
views on "Social and Ethical Re-
sponsibilities f Foreign Corre-
spondents in a rucial Age."
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At 8 p.m. in Kellogg Auditorium,
Oestreicher will deliver a lecture
for the general public on "Duties
of the American Press and Its
Components in a World of Propa-
Oestreicher joined the New
York staff of INS in 1924, after
attending Columbia University.
He began as a copy editor, work-
ing from there into positions of
wire filer and editor of one of
the many leased wire circuits.
His work in foreign correspond-
ence began in 1927 when, as a
member of the cable news depart-
ment, he was assigned to the INS
Upon his return to the United
States in 1929, Oestreicher became
night cable editor and two years
later was made day cable editor.
In 1933, he was appointed general
New York news editor and the
next year he was promoted to his
Oestreicher has traveled exten-
sively in Europe, directing coverage
of the Spanish Civil War and the
Italian-Ethiopian conflict. He was
instrumental in eliminating the
use of cable code from overseas
dispatches during World War II so
that INS would not risk mistaken
interpretation of news from its
An informal coffee hour in the
Department of Journalism will
follow Oestreicher's afternoon lec-
BRITONS AWAIT ROYAL BIRTH-Britons line up at Buckingham Palace gates to wait for the news
of the birth of Princess Elizabeth's child. The seven pound six ounce boy was born Sunday night.
The young prince is second in line to the throne. No announcement has been made of the child's name.
The corrosion, caused by salt
and calcium chloride solutions
used by the city to melt ice on
busy thoroughfares, may be dealt
a death blow if experiments now
underway in Ann Arbor prove suc-
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CITY ENGINEERS George San-
denburgh has revealed that pre-
liminary tests with a chemical de-
scribed only as a "harmless phos-
phate compound" showed encour-
To determine the effectiveness
of the new compound, Sanden-
burgh prepared two fruit jars,
one with a standard salt solu-
tion and the other with the salt
Radio To Feature
Isaac Watts Music
A preview of the Isaac Watts
festival to be held Sunday will be
given by the 190 voice University
Choir directed by Maynard Klein
on WUOM and WPAG at 4:15 p.m.
Isaac Watts music in various
settings will be presented. Dr.
Leonard A. Parr will speak on
"Isaac Watts, the Hymn Writer."
Watts is considered the father
of English Hymn and has written
more hymn and psalm transla-
tions than any other writer.
Steel strips placed in each soon
gave indication that a "solution"
to motorists' problems has been
found. The metal in the salt so-
lution, as was to be expected, was
soon badly corroded.
THE COST to the city of using
the new preparation would be ap-
proximately $1,000 a season, ac-
cording to Sandenburgh.
But motorists approached yes-
terday were unanimous in the
opinion that the cost would be well
worth the results when the ice
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The annual fall meeting of col-
lege physics instructors of Mich-
igan will be held at the Univer-
sity beginning at 9:30 a.m. Satur-
Under the sponsorship of the
Department of Physics, the day's
program is being arranged by Prof.
E. F. Barker, chairman of the
The instructors will have a
chance to demonstrate their fa-
vorite experiments to the meeting
and also to discuss various topics.
In the afternoon, they will travel
to Willow Run Airport to see the
University Wind Tunnel and visit
the CAA Meteorological Station.
SEVEN POUND BOY:
Britons Cheer Prince's Birth,
Elizabeth and Son Doing Well
beth and the bonny day-old
Prince of Edinburgh were said to
be doing well.
Throughout the nation and the
far reaches of the Commonwealth
the empire Briton celebrated the
birth of the infant who probably
will be their next king. There was,
cannon firing, bell ringing, toasts
and cheers. Trumpets and bands
THE PRINCE, second in line to
the throne, weighed seven pounds,
six ounces at birth. Physicians
said that was almost the perfect
weight for a male first-born.
Sir John Weir and Sir Wil-
liam Gilliatt, who assisted at
the birth, called at Buckingham
Palace to see the Princess.
Earlier it was declared that both
the mother and child were in sat-
A wartime scene was reenacted
yesterday as five Washtenaw
County men left Ann Arbor by bus
to be sworn into the army at Dear-
The five, including Theophilus
Bostic of Ann Arbor and John
L. Wilcher of Willow Village, com-
prised the first county contingent
to be inducted under the new
From Dearborn's recruiting sta-
tion, the local group and 342 other
Michigan men will leave for Camp
Breckenridge, Ky., to begin 21
months of military service.
Corn High in Hollywood
TAMPA, Fla.-California ranks
first among the states in the value
of the crops it produces, agricul-
tural experts agreed here.
The Golden State produces one-
third of the nation's vegetables
and nearly one-half of the coun-
try's supply of fruits and nuts.
isfactory condition. Palace sources
said no additional bulletins will be
issued until tomorrow.
President Truman and Gen.
Eisenhower were among those
sending messages. In Paris, the
Duke of Windsor, great 'uncle of
the child, wished the baby "every
Prime Minister Attlee delayed
parliamentary proceedings on the
labor government's great steel na-
tiolalization bill to announce that
a formal resolution of congratula-
tions, in which all political parties
will join, is to be proposed.
The third speaker to be fea-
tured in the Oratorical Lecture
Series, John Mason Brown, first
showed his theatrical leanings
when he played servant roles in
The well-known lecturer and
associate editor of the Saturday
Review of Literature will deliver
his lecture "Seeing Things" at
8:30 p. m. Friday in Hill Audi-
Hailed as "one of the best lec-
turers in the United States",
Brown will discuss the relation
of the current drama and books
to the world about us.
He served as drama critic on
the New York World-Telegram for
14 years, and accumulated one of
the best 'first-night" records in
Brown has also taught the his-
tory of playwriting and the thea-
ter at Harvard, and the history of
theater criticism at Yale.
During the last war, the critic
served in the Navy as an officer,
and his new book "Seeing More
Things" was influenced by his ex-
Tickets for the lecture will go
on sale at 10 a. m. Thursday.
Hillel To Sponsor
A Dogpatch Ball from 8 p.m. to
midnight, Saturday, Nov. 20 will
be the highlight of the Hillel
Foundation's social affairs for this
The informal dance, at which
blue jeans will be the correct attire
will be held at Hillel's home at
Dates or stag will be permitted
and refreshments will be served.
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