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May 22, 1949 - Image 8

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THE MICHIGAN DAILY'

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SProf. Haber
First To Get
ORT Award
Plaque Presented
Saturday in N.Y.
Amid a stream of congratula-
tory messages, Prof. William Ha-
ber of the economics department
last night became the first recip-
lent of an annual American ORT
Federation award in New York
City.
Prof. Haber was selected by the
ORT (organization for rehabilita-
tion through training) from an eli-
gible list of 100 prominent Ameri-
can citizens.
* * *
THE CITATION, on a silver
plaque, said, "His work is reflected
in the lives of thousands who are
more stable and secure and be-
cause his own life was devoted to
them."
Good wishes on his selection
poured in from throughout the
state and country. Among them
was a message from University
President Alexander Ruthven,
who wrote:
"Permit me to be one of those
who congratulate you on the dis-
tinction which is coming to you
tonight. As you know, the Uni-
versity of Michigan is proud of
the contribution which you have
made to human welfare in your
work in the United States and
Europe."
Prof. Haber was a long-time
consultant to the U.S. Social Se-
curity Board. In addition, he act-
ed until recently as adviser on
Jewish affairs to former American
Occupation Commander in Ger-
many General Lucius D. Clay.
Health Group
PWillProvide
Chest X-Rays
Every student in Michigan will
be given an opportunity for a chest
X-ray, according to Melbourne
Murphy, president of the Michigan
College Health Association.
The association, in cooperation
with the Michigan Tuberculosis
Society and local health depart-
ments, is sponsoring the X-rays as
part of a program for more com-
plete reporting of tuberculosis
cases in Michigan colleges.
'"ANOTHER association project,"
said Murphy, a University lecturer
in hygiene and public health, "will
be the establishment of a required
course in community health for
every student who intends to be-
come a teacher."
A sanitary survey of every col-
lege in the state including junior
colleges is also planned, Murphy
said.
It would include surveys of
water, sewage disposal, food, milk,
lighting and housing.
Slate Family Talk
Prof. Howard Y. McClusky of
the education school will speak on
"Building a Christian Home-
Family" at 6:30 p.m. today in the

social hall of the First Presbyterian
Church.

STAR-Lucille Watson will play
the leading role of Mrs. Bram-
son in Emlyn William's throlling
melodrama "Night Must Fall,"
opening Tuesday at 8:30 p.m.
at Lydia Mendelssohn Theatre.
** *
Faithin God
Gave Fame,
StarSays
By PHYLLIS KULICK
Holding up her success in the
theatre as proof positive of the
benefit of "invoking the great life
Force of creation," Lucile Watson
warned young theatrical hopefuls
to have an active faith in God.
The imperial lady of stage and
screen who is appearing in "Night
Must Fall" next week declared
that "it is infantile to believe that
you can reach the top unaided by
the Laws of Nature."
"YOU USE this Force, either
knowingly or unknowingly-I used
it knowingly, in a faith born of
desperation," she said.
Faith gives youngsters enor-
mous strength, poise and com-
fort, she said, recalling her start
in the theatre. Miss Watson will
celebrate her 70th birthday Fri-
day.
"From the day I began my ca-
reer, I had clear sailing until I
achieved an average success as a
character actress," Miss Watson,
who is noted for her brilliant per-
formances of domineering old wo-
men, said.
"I'm not good but God's good,"
she stated.
* * *
AFTER her graduation from
dramatic school in New York, Miss
Watson promised her father she
would return home to Ottawa in
two weeks with a contract.
Her prayers were answered.
Because of hr resemblance to
Clara Bloodwood, a great actress
of the time, she landed a small
but good part as a fashionable
society lady.
"I brought home the contract to
Dad who didn't think it was mir-
aculous at all. He thought every-
one who graduated from Dramatic
school got contracts with first class
Broadway shows," she remarked.
"He didn't know about the in-
evitable Force."
* * *
SHE WENT into retirement in
France for nine years and after
her husband died there was im-
mediately offered a lead in "No
More Ladies." "After this magnifi-
cent bid from Schubert I got an
MGM contract for five years," Miss
Watson said.
"The Agency has never stopped
working," she declared. "It's more
rational and reasonable than the
materialistic logic of today."

14tenin9
hi. "
with ROZ VIRSHUP
Feeling low, feeling tense?
Crammers suffering from finals
fatigue can find a remedy from
this all too common ailment
through relaxation and diversion
from the printed page via the air-
waves.
In between or while you study,
music provides relieving balm for
the chronic crammer. Today's pre-
scription includes the CBS Sym-
phony orchestra's concert (3-4:30
p.m., WJR) conducted by Ber-
nard Herrman. The orchestra will
play works by Delius, Handel and
Brahms.
* * *
THE R.C.A. VICTOR show, star-
ring Robert Merril with the Bos-
ton Pop's under the baton of Ar-
thur Fiedler concludes its current
season today (5-5:30 p.m. WWJ).
Soprano Bidu Sayou will be
guest soloist on The Telephone
Hour (9 p.m. Monday, WWJ).
Massimo Freccia will appear on
the podium of the NBC Symphony
Orchestra (5:30 p.m. Saturday
WWJ) when it features Tschai-
kowsky's 5th Symphony.
American Pioneers-20th Cen-
tury concert, offered by the East-
man School Orchestra, conducted
by Howard Hanson, will play
works by four American composers
(2 p.m. Saturday, WWJ).
LOCAL NOTE: The U. of M.
Hot Record Society presents a
new weekly program of jazz and
bop records and discussion (10:30
p.m. Thursday WHRV).
If you really want to get your
mind off finals (though we can't
promise any alleviation of ten-
sion) you might tune in on "Sus-
pense" (9 p.m. Thursday, WJR).
Frederich March plays a fire
inspector who suspects that his
wife is a pyromaniac in Cornell
Woolrich's "The Night Reveals."
For less madness and more mat-
ter, the NBC University Theatre
(1:30 p.m. today) offers a drama-
tization of Edith Wharton's Age
of Innocense. Next week they'll
present Henry James' the Ambas-
sadors.
"FLARE PATH" by Terrence
Rattigan will be featured on the
Theatre Guild (9:30 p.m. today)
co-starring Peter Lawford and
Deborah Kerr.
For comic relief, 'the regular
Sunday night jokesters Benny,
Allen and Morgan are given close
competition by Eve Arden as "Our
Miss Brooks" (9:30 p.m. WJR).
Acid tongued Grouho Marx,
will be Al Jolson's guest on the
Kraft Music Hall (8 p.m. Thurs-
day WJR).
The famed Ballet Theatre
should make television headlines
when the outstanding dancing
troupe appears on video (8 p.m.
today, NBC-TV. "La Fille Mal
Gardee" and "Pas de Quatre" will
be presented, with Igor Youske-
vitch, Nana Gollner, Diana Adams
and other star performers.
Drury To Speak
"National Parks in American
Life" will be the topic of Newton
Drury, director of National Park
Service, in a lecture marking Park
and Recreation Week at 4:15 to-
morrow, Rackham Lecture Hall.
Drury, a leader for more than
twenty years in the fight to pre-
serve California redwoods, will
speak later to an assembly of the
School of Forestry and Conserva-

tion at 11 a.m., Tuesday, in Kel-
logg Auditorium.

ASSOCIATED PRESS
P DC TURE NEWS

8 E A K D L E S5 L I N C 4 L N-Henry Gulick, 5, embraces
an 1860 bust of beardless Abraham Lincoln by C. H. Volk, brother-
in-law of Stephen A. Douglas, at the Antiques Fair in New York.

I N E S S G 0 N D O L A A traveling salesman in a floating grocery store t Giethorn,
Holland's "Little Venice," offers his wares to prospective patrons in ti'

MAPLE SUGAR TI M E---A student at St. Alexandre
College, near Ottawa, Canada, hands a bucket of sap to a collector
in the harvest that may yield 4,400,000 gallons of maple syrup.

T O K Y 0 B A L L E T S C H O O L - Mary Jannis, of Seattle, in private life wife of M/Sgt.
Frank L. Collum in Japan, puts her ballet students through their paces at her studio in Tokyo.

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in a dazzle of confetti dots on
white linen. De Liso Deb pump,
smartly styled, matched with
Lennox handbags; a trend-
setting fashion, now through
summer. The shoes, $14.95.
The matching bag $10.00,
plus tax.

Hi i UK IRI IT M I L L-This mill with its water
wheel built at Calistoga, Calif., in 1846 before the "gold rush,"
was -restored in 1925 by Napa County Native Sons.

N I N G U P--Lou Moore, whose North Hollywood-built cars finished one-two in two Indian-
apolis races, stands behind George Connor in a rebuilt car he will drive in the 1949 classic.

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