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'THEMICHIGANDAILY

DAILY OFFICIAL BULLETIN

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A.H. Mr. Sowul will talk on "Poly-
genic Functions."
Zoology Seminar: Tues., May 9,
7:30 p.m., Rackham Ampitheater.
Mr. I. Eugene Wallen will speak
on "The Direct Effect of Turbidity
on Fishes." Mr. -Burton P. Hunt
will speak on "A Study of the Life
History, Ecology and Economic
Importance of a Burrowing May-
fly, Hexagenia limbata (Serville),
in Certain Michigan Waters."
Doctoral Examination for Irvin
Eugene Wallen, Zoology; thesis:
"The Direct Effect of Turbidity on
Fishes," 9 a.m., Mon., May 8, East
Council Room, Rackham Bldg.
Chairman, P. S. Welch.
Doctoral Examination for Bur-
ton Poulter Hunt, Zoology; thesis:
"A Study of the Life History, Eco-
logy and Economic Importance of
a Burrowing Mayfly, Hexagenia
limbata (Serville), in Certain Mi-
chigan Waters," 2 p.m., Mon., May
8, West Council Room, Rackham
Bldg. Chairman, P. S. Welch.
Doctoral Examination for George,
Alanson Sawyer Physics; thesis:
"The Radioactive Decay of Potas-
sium 40," 2 p.m., Mon., May 8, East
Council Room, Rackham Bldg.
Chairman, M. L. Wiedenbeck.
Doctoral Examination for Rob-
ert Paul Holston, Social Psychol-
ogy; thesis: "Some Effects of Mo-
tivation on Visual Discrimination."
3 p.m., Tues., May 9, West Council
Room, Rackham Bldg. Chairman,
H. R. Blackwell.
Sophomores planning to con-
centrate in English who have a
"B" average and who are interest-
ed in applying for admission to the
Honors curriculum are invited to
attend a meeting at 4:30 p.m.,
2225 A.H., Mon., May 8.
Doctoral Examination for Em-
ory Guy Simmons, Botany; thesis:
"Culture Studies in the Genera
Pleospora, Clathrospora, and Lep-
tosphaeria." 2 p.m., Tues., May 9,
East Council Room, Rackham
Bldg. Chairman, A. H. Smith.
Concerts
MAY FESTIVAL
Sunday, May 7, 2:30 - Nathan'
Milstein, violinist; U n i v e r s i t y
Choral Union; Thor Johnson, con-
ductor.
Song of Destiny, Brahms; "The
Cycle", Peter Mennin; Concerto in'
D major, violin and orchestra,
Brahms.
Sunday, May 7, 8:30 - Marian
Anderson, contralto; Eugene Or-,
mandy, conductor.
"Classical" Symphony, Prokofi-
eff; Kindertotenlieder, Mahler;

Two Hispanic Pieces, McDonald;
Jeanne d'Arc au Bucher, Liszt;
"Pines of Rome", Respighi.
Concerts will begin on time, and
the doors will bemclosed during
numbers.
Official program books, with
annotations by Professor Glenn
D. McGeoch, historical informa-
tion, etc., will be on sale in the
main lobby of Hill Auditorium
preceding each concert.
Student Recital: Barbara Mutch
Anderson, student of piano with
Marion Owen, will be heard in a
recital at 8:30 p.m., Tues., May 9,
Architecture Auditorium, present-
ed in partial fulfillment of the
requirements for the Bachelor of
Music degree. Compositions by
Beethoven, Mozart, Brahms, Bloch
and Chopin. Open to the public.
Exhibitions
Exhibition of lithographs, by
Associate Professor Emil Wed-
dige. Recent Work and Work in
Progress. 1st floor exhibition cor-
ridor, College of Architecture;
May 8 through May 22.
Events Today
Student Religious Groups:
Lutheran Student Association:
5:30 p.m., meeting and supper; 7
p.m., program: Glen Wagner, To-
ledo, Ohio, speaker.
Unitarian Students will meet at
the Church House, 7 p.m. Reports
and discussion of activities of Uni-
tarian college groups in other mid-
west university centers. Discussion
of the Speaker's Ban issue.
Westminster Presbyterian Guild:
5:30 p.m., supper in Social Hall.
6:30 p.m., installation of officers
and cabinet for coming year.
Canterbury Club: 9 a.m., Holy
Communion followed by student
breakfast and discussion. 5:30
p.m., supper and meeting; Dr. J.
Clemens Kolb, rector of Christ
Church, Grosse Pointe, will speak
on "Religion and Education."
Congregational, Disciples, Evan-
gelical and Reformed Student
Guild: Supper at Congregational
Church, 6 p.m. Rev. Jefferson P.
Rogers, Associate Secretary for
the Commission on Christian So-
cial Action of the Evangelical and
Reformed Church will speak on
"What Is Christian Character?'
Wesleyan Guild: 9:30 a.m., sem-
inar and breakfast, Pine Room.1
5:30 p.m., supper and fellowship
in the Fellowship Hall. 6:30 p.m.,
worship and evening program in7
Wesleyan Lounge. Speaker: Prof.1
Amiya Chakravarty of Yale, whose'
home is in India, speaking ona
"Our Faith."
SRA Retreat: Leave Lane Hall,1
8 a.m. for Island Park. Council

members, old and newly elected
officers expected.
Grad Outing Club: Meeting,
2:15 p.m., at northwest entrance
of Rackham Bldg.
Hot Record Society: Record pro-
gram, "Dixieland Variations,"
8 p.m., ABC room, League. Every-
one invited.
Polonia Club: Picnic at the Is-
land. Meet at the Main entrance
of the League, 5:00 p.m.
Coming Events
Council for International Living
will meet at the J. Raleigh Nelson
House, 915 Oakland, Mon., May 8,
8 p.m., to complete organization
of Council and the present desire
for a house for international liv-
ing for women.
S.R.A. and Society of Friends.
Potluck supper, Lane Hall, 6 p.m.,
Mon., May 8. Guest: Dr. Amiya
Chakravarty of India, visiting
Professor at Yale University. Stu-
dents and faculty invited.
Seminar: Lane Hall, Mon., 4-
5:30 p.m. Dr. Amiya Chakravarty,
guest lecturer, will speak on
"Modern Indian Literature."
Economics Club: Mon., May 8,
7:45 p.m., Rackham Amphitheater.
Dr. John W. Riegel, Professor of
Industrial Relations and Director
of the Buerau of Industrial Rela-
tions, wil speak on "The Problem
of Strikes in Essential Industries."
All staff members and advanced
students in Economics and Busi-
ness Administration are urged to
attend. Others who are interested
are invited.
Deutscher Verein: Meeting,
Tues., May 9, 7:30 p.m., Union.
Speaker: Prof. Clarence Pott.
Topic: Holland. Movie. Election
of officers.
Gilbert & Sullivan Society: Full
rehearsal of chorus and principals
of "Iolanthe," on stage at Patten-
gill Auditorium, Ann Arbor High
School, May 8, 6:30 p.m.
Alpha Phi Omega. Pledge class
meeting, Tues .,6:30 p.m., in Rm.
3L, Union. All members must be
present.
La P'tite Causette. 3:30 p.m.
Mon., Grill Room, League.
Finnish Students and Faculty
Members are invited to be guests
at the Finnish Club coffee hour,
7:30-9 p.m., Tues., May 9, Inter-
national Center.
Union Opera. Meeting for selec-
tees to Mimes Tuesday, May 9,
Michigan Union, 7:30 p.m.

By JOAN WILLENS
Ex - Student Legislator an d
president of the International Stu-
dents Association, Ed Yanne, '50,
from Hong Kong, can undisputed-
ly claim the title of the most active
foreign student on campus.
Transferring to Michigan in
February, 1949, as a sophomore
from Shurtliff College in Illinois,
Yanne ambitiously set out to be-
come an engineer.
TWO WEEKS later, "discover-
ing that engineers are born and
not made," he transferred to lit
school and has remained a poli-
tical science major ever since.
Not content with his two ma-
jor campus positions, Yanne has
also been very active in Can-
terbury Club and this semester
he helped organize the Beacon
Association (for students from
the British Empire and Com-
monwealth of Nations).
As for future plans, he is think-
ing of getting a job connected with
the United Nations, although1
"traveling around Europe and ev-
entually going home" is also a
likely possibility.
* * *
DESCRIBING HIS homeland,
Yanne explained that contrary to
popular belief, Hong Kong is not
a Chinese city, but is a British
crown colony that includes a 35-
square-mile island off the coast
of China as well as a portion of
the Chinese mainland.
English is the official lan-
guage, although the vast major-
ity of the 2,000,000 people in
Hong Kong are of Chinese des-
cent, he said.
When the Japanese successfully
invaded Hong Kong in 1941, all
schools were closed as the occupa-
tion troops took over for the next
four years, Yanne said, describing
his eventful life.
"Because of the terrific food
shortage, the Japs encouraged the
people to evacuate the cities and
Paton Selected
Prof. William A. Paton, of the
School of Business Administration,
has been chosen as one of the first
of three members to the newly es-
tablished "Accounting Hall of
Fame."
The Hall of Fame is sponsored
by the Ohio State University and
elections were held for the first
time last Thursday. Selections
were made by 45 accounting ex-
perts, the University said.

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-Daily-Ed Kozma
HONG KONG STUDENT-Ed Yanne, '50, from Hong Kong, looks
up from his desk at the International Center, where he is presi-
dent of the International Student Association.

move into the rural areas-which
is how a group of 15 of us escaped
to Chengtu, in free China."
* * *
ENROLLING IN THE University
at Chengtu, the educational center
of free China, Yanne, whose par-
ents are of Chinese descent and
who himself attended the Chinese
school in Hong Kong for nine
years, soon had to withdraw from
the school, because he couldn't
understand the Chinese dialect us-
ed.
Following his semester's com-
bat with the Chinese language,
Yanne obtained a job as an in-
terpreter with the American
army at Kunming, home of the
"Flying Tigers." 'The dialect

was one that I could under-
stand," he explained, noting the
distance of 500 miles between
the cities.
Weary of "watching' the war
from the sidelines," Yanne enlist-
ed in the American army in 1944,
and eventually became a staff sar-
geant in the medical corps.
COMPARING LIFE in the Unit-
ed States and Hong Kong, Yanne
envies the great expanse of the
States and the fast that "you can
ride for days before reaching the
boundaries."
But he felt that "Hong Kong has
all the other advantages of the
United States-night clubs, beer
and good-looking women."

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