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THE MICHIGAN DAILY

SUNDAY, MAY 21, 1950

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JACK LAZARUS
Television history will be made
when 10,600 pounds of bellowing
elephants are brought onto the
American Broadcasting System
television stage today.
Feature attraction on the "Su-
per Circus", the three huge ele-
pnts will be brought into the
center ring by James M. Cole, I,
son of the famous Jimmy Cole
of Cole Brothers Circus.
Because they are the only mo-
ther-baby elephant combination in
iihe country, the bulky animals re-
ceived top billing.
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TV VIEWERS from six to 60
know that no circus is complete
without clowns and acrobats. "Su-
per Circus" also realized that and
both will be performing in today's
telecast. Add to this a monkey,
ponies and dogs and you have an
authentic big top show.
While TV can successfully
bring the circus into your homes,
it can not bring the real thrill of
the big top; the candy floss, hot-
dogs, ice cream, peanuts and
popcorn. This must be supplied
by the TV owners.
Although this program has been
planned for the entertainment of
the younger set, many point out
the fact that "life begins at forty.":
FOR SPORT enthusiasts of De-
troit and vicinity, station WXYZ-
TV has signed a new sport for
television, the Hot Rod Races. Or-
iginating at Detroit's Motor City
Speedway, the races will be televis-
ed for a minimum of 15 weeks
during the summer.
What will be the results of these
new telecasts?
A recent survey of Chicago TV
owners indicates that these two
programs may have different .ef-
fects on the viewers.
As for a beneficial effect one TV
owner commented:
"It keeps my husband home. He
used to go to the tavern every
night, but now he gets his beer and
drinks it at home."
* * *
Others point out that these two
new shows might keep the hus-
band in the tavern because there
is no TV set in his home. They are,
however, a good attempt of TV's
effort to bring better entertain-
Inent for all ages on the TV screen.

DAILY OFFICIAL BULLETIN

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Group Tea and Exhibit.
Thurs., May 25, 8 p.m., Choir.
Lectutires
Mr. Walter H. Blucher, Director
of the American Society of Plan-
ning Officials will lecture under
the sponsorship of the College of
Architecture and Design on the
"Emerging Trends in City and Re-
gional Planning," Rackham Am-
phitheatre, Tues., May 23, 4:15
p.m. Faculty,. students and others
interested are invited.
Academic INVotices
Mathematics Orientation Semi-
nar: Mon., May 22, 3 p.m., 3001
A.H. Mr. Schnuck will talk on
"Thomsen Geometry."
Doctoral Examination for Fay
Merwin Hemphill, Epidemiologic
Science; thesis: "Prediction Meth-
ods for Poliomyelitis Epidemic
Periods and Total Cases," Mon.,
May 22, 1006 School of Public
Health, 9 a.m. Chairman, Thomas
Francis.
Doctoral Examination for Mar-
shall Rudolph Colberg, Economics;
thesis: "Federal Control of Con-
struction Following World War II,"
Mon., May 22, 105 Economics
Bldg., 3 p.m. Chairman, C. Peter-
son.
Doctoral Examination for Ed-
ward Arthur VanEck, Bacteriolo-
gy; thesis: "Antigenic Changes in
'Salmonella typhi, Salmonella ty-
phimurium,' and 'Salmonella para-
typhi C' when Cultured in Syn-
thetic Media Containing NH4C1
or Amino Acids as the Source of
Nitrogen," Tues., May.23, 1564 E.
Medical Bldg., 1:30 p.m. Chairman,
M. H. Soule.
Doctoral Examinations for Jack
Fribley Cline, Electrical Engineer-
ing; thesis: "An Antenna Imped-
ance Measuring Instrument for
Balanced, Unbalanced, or Irregu-
lar Terminals," Tues., May 23,
2511 E. Engineering Bldg., 2 p.m.
Chairman, L. N. Holland.
Honors in the Liberal Arts: De-
gree Program for Sophomores in-
tending entering the program next
fall should consult with Professor
Dodge, 17 Angell Hall, before June
1.
Recommendations for Depart-

mental Honors: Teaching depart-
ments wishing to recommend ten-
tative June graduates from the'
College of Literature, Science, and
the Arts, and the School of Edu-
cation for departmental honors.
should recommend such students
in a letter sent to the Registrar's
Office, 1513 Administration Build-
ing, by noon of June 19.<
Attention June Graduates: Col-
lege of Literature, Science, and the
Arts, School of Education, School1
of Music: Students are advised not
to request grades of I or X in June.
When such grades are absolutely
imperative, the work must be made
up in time to allow your instruc-
tor to report the make-up grade
not later than noon June 21, 1950.
Grades received after that time
may defer the student's gradua-
tion until a later date.
Concerts;
Collegium Musicum, in collabor-
ation with the Department of
Speech and the Museum of Art,I
will present a program at 8:30
p.m., May 21, Main Concourse, of
Alumni Memorial Hall. It has been1
arranged by Louise Cuyler, Clari-"
bel Baird, Jean Paul Slusser and
Maynard Klein, and covers high-
lights in the history of opera and1
drama. The Tudor Singers will be]
heard in L'Amfiparnasso by Vec-
chi, and excerpts from L'Orfeo by1
Monteverdi; William P. Halstead
will direct scenes from Goldini'st
"The Servant of Two Masters."7
Open to the public without charge.i
University of Michigan Choir,t
Maynard Klein, conductor, willt
present its annual spring concert<
at 8:30 p.m., Tues., May 23, Hill
Auditorium. Program: Works by
Bach, Holst and Verdi, with Rose4
Marie Jun, soprano, Gloria Gonan,
mezzo-soprano, Jacque Norman,1
tenor, Jack Wilcox, bass, as solo-
ists. The public is invited.
Composers' Forum under the di-
rection of Ross Lee Finney, 4:15t
p.m., Mon., May 22, Rackham As-
sembly Hall. Leslie Eitzen, soprano,
and Digby Bell, pianist, will open
the program with Hindemith's
"Das Marien Leben," followed by
compositions by School of Musict
students Jack Hoden, Edward
Troupin, Donald Scavarda and'
Fred Truesdell. The public is in-
vited.
Student Recital: Fred Thomp-
son, Organist, will present a pro-
gram in partial fulfillment of the
requirements for the Bachelor of
Music degree at 4:15 p.m., Sun.,
May 21, Hill Auditorium. A pupil
of Marilyn Mason, Mr. Thompson
will play works by Walther, Buxte-
hude, Bach, Liszt, Messiaen and
Dupre. The public is invited.
Student Recital: Dawn Baldauf,
soprano, will present a program at
8:30 p.m., Mon., May 22, Archi-
tecture Auditorium, in partial ful-
fillment of the requirements for
the degree of Bachelor of Music.
It will include Italian, English,
German and French songs, and
will be open to the public. Miss
Baldauf is a pupil of Thelma Lew-
is.
Student Recital: Wanda Pit-
man, graduate student of trumpet

in the School of Music, will be
heard in a program at 4:15 p.m.,
Tues., May 23, Rackham Assembly
Hall. A pupil of Clifford Lillya,
Miss Pitman will be assisted by
Anita Bassett, piano, Charles
Kirsch, cornet, Julia Hamrick and
Georgiana Stanley, French horns,
Charleen Symmonds, trombone
and William Stanley, tuba. Played
in partial fulfillment of the re-
quirements for the Master of Mu-
sic degree, the recital will be open
to the public.
Events Today
Student Religious Groups:
Lutheran Student Association:
5:30 p.m., Banquet, honoring sen-
iors, Zion Lutheran Church.
Canterbury Club: 9 a.m., Holy
Communion followed by student
breakfast and discussion. 3:30 p.m.
to 4:30 p.m. Transportation leaves
Canterbury House for the annual
picnic at Will Brown's.
Gamma Delta, Lutheran Stu-
dent Club: 5:30 p.m., suppe, with
parents as guests.
Westminster Presbyterian Guild:
5:30 p.m., Social Hall, supper. 6:30
p.m., Program, "Christian Citizen-
ship," Lewis G. Christman.
Congregational, Disciples, Evan-
gelical and Reformed Guild: Sup-
per at 6 p.m., Congregational
Church. Installation of officers
for the year 1950-51 will be held
in the sanctuary.
Unitarian Student Group: 7 p.m.
the last meeting of the spring se-
mester will be held at the Unitar-
ian Church, 1917 Washtenaw. Mr.
Milton Rosenberg will speak on
the topic: "Psychology and Paci-
fism." There will be refreshments
and recreation following.
Weseyan Guild: 9:30 a.m., Sem-
inar in the Pine Room; 5:30 p.m.,
Supper and Fellowship; 6:30 p.m.,
Worship and the program, Kappa
Phi presents "Great Methodists."
Phi Iota Alpha. Movies and
roundtable discussion on Brazil,
2 p.m., P.m. 3R, Union. Everybody
invited.
Grad Outing Club: Meeting,
2:15 p.m., Rackham Bldg.
Beacon Association: Picnic at
the home of Prof. Percival Price,
Transportation leaves University
Bus stop (Washtenaw and N. Un-
iversity) at 2:15 p.m.
U. of M. Hot Record Society:
Live jam session, 8 p.m., League
Ballroom. No admission charge.
Coming Events
B'nai B'rith Hillel Foundation:
U.J.A. Carnival has been postponed
until Sun., May 28, 7:00-10:30 p.m.
Camp Davis: Meeting, 7 p.m.,
Tues., May 23, 205 W. Engineering,
of engineering students who are
to attend Camp Davis this sum-
mer.
Student Legislature, Campus
Citizens Committee for the Hoov-
er Report meets Tues., May 23,
7:30 p.m., Rms. 3L-M, Union. Prof.
Heady will discuss "Hoover Com-
mision Recommendations for the
Postoffice Department." If inter-
ested but unable to attend Tues-
day meeting, contact Leonard Wil-
cox, secretary, 9602.

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Station Will Be Parcel Post Center

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Under construction for about
seven months, the new University
branch post office is slated to be-
gin regular operations at 8 a.m.
tomorrow.
No formal opening day ceremon-
ies are planned for the new build-
ing, which is located at 615 E.
University Ave., just down the
street from the East Quad.
DESIGNED TO service most of
the mail routes on the east side of
the city, sixteen mail carriers will
begin operations from the station
sometime this week, according to
Postmaster Oswald J. Koch.
In addition, it' will function
as a clearing house for all of the
parcel post mail to come into
Ann Arbor,
The new building is equipped
with complete mail facilities, with
two windows for registered mail,
money orders, stamps, and parcel
post, and four combination stamp
and parcel post windows.
* * *
THE FRONT PART of the post
office features a unique counter
arrangement. The plywood parti-
tions are only chest high, allow-
ing anyone entering the front of
the building a complete view of
the interior workings of the sta-
tion.
This is one of the first post
offices in the United States to
employ such an arrangement,
Koch remarked.
The huge single main floor room
of the new station provides more
than ,000 square feet of much-
needed space for the Ann Arbor
post office system. Much of it is
taken up by the many rows of
parcel post distribution contain-
ers. The station has been handl-
ing all of the city's parcel post
delivery for nearly a month now.
A system of fluorescent lights
keps the room well lighted for
day and night work. All fixtures
in the building are up-to-date and
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NEW BRANCH POST OFFICE-Opening at 8 a.m. tomorrow, the
new University Station will serve the eastern portion of the city
and handle all the incoming parcel post mail.

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designed for the maximum in
speed and efficiency of mail hand-
ling.
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A LARGE loading platform be-
hind the building makes it possible
for mail trucks to easily load and
unload the nearly two carloads of
parcel post mail handled by the
station in a single twenty-four
hour period.
Another feature of the new
post office is a locked observa-
tion wall for the use of U.S.
postal inspectors. It is equipped
with special one-way glass win-
dows from which most parts of
the room can be surveyed un-
observed.
* * *

With the beginning of regular
operations, mail delivery to the
East Quad and fraternity area will
be speeded up considerably, Post-
master Koch said. There has been
a pressing demand for increased
postal facilities in the campus
area as well as for the whole city,
and the new building is expected
to relieve this to a large extent.
The post office leases the main
floor and half of the second
floor of the building. The re-
mainder has been made into,
five roms, which are occupied
by Phi Delta Chi, national phar-
macy fraternity, and five of-
fices.
E. B. Clark, assistant superin-
tndent of mails and a long-time
post office employe, has been ap-
pointed superintendent of the new
station. Usual post office hours-
8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. weekdays and
8 a.m. to noon Saturday-will be
observed:
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DAILY
PHOTO
FEATU RE
Story by
Chuck Elliott
Pictures by
Alan Reid

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UNIVERSITY STATION ALREADY OPERATING-A small part
of the nearly two carloads of parcel post mail already being
handled daily by the new campus branch post office is sorted by
two postal employes.

NEW-TYPE PARTITIONS-A special feature of the University
branch post office is the "partial-partition" arrangement of the
windows which permit customers a full view of the post office's
interior workings.

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