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Poltical Scientists To Exhibit British Election Material

Exhibit To Open Tomorrow

"Vote for a FREE LIBERAL, not
one that's been NATIONALIZED
into a Tory stooge."
This slogan and others on pos-
ters greeted the Battersea voter
in the last British elections.
* * *
literature of the elections will be
presented by the political science
department in a unique exhibit
at 7:30 p.m. tomorrow in Rm. 3R-
S of the Union.
The exhibit, which traces the
British election step by step in
terms of its newspapers, pamph-
lets, handbills, posters and par-
ty literature, consists of material
brought back from. Great Britain
by Prof. James K. Pollock, Prof.
Lionel H. Laing and Prof. Sam-
uel J. Eldersveld, who traveled
there to view the election first
Prof. Pollock stayed in Battersea
and toured London, while his col-
leagues went to Birmingham,
Manchester and Scotland.
The material on display tells the
story of the British elections from
the time of the first announce-
ment to the publication of the fin-
al results.

* * * *

-Daily-Barney Laschever
INTO PARLIAMENT-Henry L. Bretton of the political science
department points to a sample of voting instructions in the
British elections, part of an exhibit of British campaign litera-
ture on display at the Union tomorrow night.


posting of bulletins on trees and
telephone poles 20 days before vot-
ing. Nomination papers are then
circulated and the candidate has
to submit his written consent to
his nomination. This precaution

prevents his withdrawal from the
Lists of persons nominated for
all candidacies are then publish-
ed. Like the ballots themselves
they contain no mention of par-

ty affiliations of the candidates.
The various parties next launch
their canvassing campaign. Later
at the polls they maintain a poll-
ing check sheet. This is used by
pcl watchers to check off electors
who have voted. Upon casting his
ballot, the voter.surrenders his cf-
ficial poll card to the poll watcher.
Then a list is sent to each party's
headquarters so that the party can
get last minute stragglers to the
are placed at each voting place.
The day after the elections the re-
sults are publicly posted.
In addition to the actual cam-
paign material, the exhibit also
contains headlines on the elec-
tion and the various campaign
issues from several of the British
papers and election articles from
the British magazines.
Among the party pamphlets are
campaign guide books issued for
the guidance of party speakers,
giving complete coverage of all is-
sues likely to come up in the cam-
The exhibit was first set up for
the Conference of Midwest Politi-
cal Scientists, April 22 and 23.
Delegates to the coiference prais-
ed the exhibit as a unique ,collec-
tion, according to Henry L. Bret-
ton, of the political science depart-
ment, chairman of the exhibit.
Menninger To
Talk Tuesday
Dr. William C. Menninger, clin-
ical director of the Menninger
Foundation at Topeka, Kan., will
speak on "Psychiatry for Every-
day Needs" at 8 p.m. Tuesday in
the Rackham Amphitheatre.
Dr. Menninger is Brigadier Gen-
eral of the Army Psychiatric Pro-
gram and consultant in neuropsy-
chiatry for the Veterans' Adminis-
tration. He has been influential in
taking the stigma from psychiatry
so that more people who need it
will get psychiatric service.
The talk is being sponsored by
Nu Sigma Nu, medical fraternity.
Eichstedt Elected
Jack Eichstedt, '51F,C, has been1
elected moderator of the West-
minister Guild of the PresbyterianI

Forty outstanding paintings by
college students will be on exhibit
tomorrow to May 8 in the second
floor lobby of the League.
The paintings will be shown here
under the sponsorship of the Na-
tional Student Association and the
Inter-Arts Union.
Timed to coincide with May
Festival, this show revives an old
tradition of holding an art ex-I


-Daily-Burt Sapowitch
senson watches the actors care-
fully as he directs th2 Theatre
Guild production "Volpone."
Thea tre Guild
Bills T'olpon e'
For Weekend
"Volpone" a 340-year-old come-
dy by Ben Jonson will be presented
by Theatre Guild at 8 p.m. Friday
and Saturday in Pattengill Audi-
A scalding comment on human
avarice, "Volpone" is nevertheless
high-spirited entertainment, ac-
cording to the Guild's president
Harvey Stuart, '50.
* * *
ITS MALICIOUS villian, Vol-
pone, extracts gifts from his
greedy friends by pretending to be
dying and promising to bequeath
his fortune to each of them. He
plots so that he can watch his
friends debase themselves in their
desire for money.
Volpone will be played by Len
Rosenson, '50, who is also di-
recting the play.
Rosenson was in charge of a
company which toured Europe
with a production of "Volpone."
In addition, to working in summer
stock, he has been seen profession-
ally in the Broadway production of
"Mr. Roberts."
Rosenson has played Ann Arbor
in "Murder in the Cathedral,"
"Orphee," and "No Exit."
THEATRE GJILD is using a
special Stefan Zweig adaption of
Jonson's comedy which has proved
successful in New York, Los An-
geles and many European capitals.
Tickets dre on sale from 9 a.m.
to 4 p.m. in the Administration,

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hibit at the same time as the an-
nual concert week-end.
The forty paintings comprise an
NSA showing which was first ex-
hibited at the national NSA con-
gress last August. Since that time,
the paintings have been shown at
NSA schools all over the country.
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Student Recital: Arnold Ruby,
Pianist, will present a recital in
partial fulfillment of the require-
ments for the Bachelor of Music
degree at 8:30 p.m., Tues., May 2,
Architecture Auditorium. A pupil
of Joseph Brinkman, Mr. Ruby
will play compositions by Bach,
Beethoven, Stravinsky, and Cho-
pin. Open to the public.
Events Today
U. of M. Hostel Club: Meet at
League, 2 p.m., for local hike. Back
by 6 p.m.
Grad Outing Club:' Meeting, 2:15
p.m., Rackham Bldg.
Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia: Meeting
for all members. Election of offi-
cers. Rm. 36, Union.
Nelson House for International
Living: Open House, 3-5 p.m.,
915 Oakland.
Mr. Ibrahim H. A. Elabd will
discuss "An Electrical Analyzer of
Fuel Sprays" at the last meeting of
the Electrical Engineering Re-
search and Journal Discussion
Group for this semester. The
meeting will be in Room 3072, East
Engr., on Tuesday, May 2, at 4:00
p.m.-W. Kerr, Sec.
U. of M. Hot Record Society:;
Live jam session, 8 p.m., League1
Ballroom. No admission charge.
Canterbury Club: 9 a.m., Holy'
Communion followed by Student
Breakfast and discussion. 5:30
p.m., Supper and meeting: Charles
Campbell will speak on "The
Christian Physicist."
Westminster Guild: 5:30 p.m.,
Supper in Social Hall. 6:30 p.m.,
Student Panel on "Christian Im-

Lutheran Student Assocciation:
4:30 p.m., Choir Rehearsal. 5:30
p.m., meeting and supper. 7:30
p.m., Program; Topic: "How the
Ohio Valley Regional Conference
Affects Us."
Wesleyan Guild: 9:30 a.m., Sem-
inar in the Pine Room. 5:30 p.m.,
Supper and Social Hour. It is im-
portant that we have a good turn-
out because we have election of
officers. Program for the night is
a panel of students presenting
world religions.
Congregational, Disciples, Evan-
genical & Reformed Guild: 6 p.m.,
supper at Congregational Church.
Speaker: Professor Preston Slos-
son on topic: "Christianity and
Record Concert: League Ball-
room - Tschaikowsky's Symphony
No. 5 and Franck's Variations will
be featured. 7:30-8:30 p.m.
Gilbert and Sullivan Society. Re-
hearsal; men 2:00 p.m., women
3:00 p.m., League Ballroom.
Coming Events

Political Science Round Table
and the American Society for Pub-
lic Administration, Michigan
Chapter: joint meeting, Monday,
May 1, 7:30 p.m., Rooms 3R and
3S of the Michigan Union. Speak-
er John D. Millett.
Graduate History Club meeting,
7:30 p.m., Tues., May 2, Rackham
Bldg. Program, "The Renaissance
Reviewed." Refreshments.
Science Research Club: May
meeting, Rackham Amphitheatre
at 7:30 p.m., Tues., May 2. Pro-
gram: "A Study of the Physical
Characteristics of the Puerto Ri-
can Population." Frederick P.
Thieme, Department ofAnthropo-
logy; "The Problem of Malforma-
tions, Past and Present." Alexan-
der Barry, Anatomy Department.
Election of officers.

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p.m., Grill Room, Michigan League.
Women's Research Club: 6:15
p.m., Mon., May 1, Union (Dinner
Meeting). Dr. Elzada Clover will
speak on "The Origin and Distri-
bution of the Family Cactaceae."
Association of Independent Men:
The Association council meets
Mon., 7:30 p.m., Union. Elections
will be held.
Naval Research Reserve: Mon-
May 1, 7:30 p.m., 18 Angell Hall.
Mr. and Mrs. Ted P. Bank: "An
Aleutian Adventure." Comdr. Cook,
Research Reserve Director from
ONR Washington will also be pre-


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