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THE MTIHIGAN DAILY

fYSTERY PROJECT':
County Board Closes 5
County BoardCloses Five

POOL RUNS POOR SECOND:
Union'Ticker' Draws Sport Fans,
By HARRY REED

Professors'

Triple Art Exhibit Shows
Dramatic Contrast in Form

'he closing of five roads leading
> the Sylvan Township "mys-
Y project area" was unanimous-
approved yesterday by the
shtenaw County Road Commis-
'he board action was at the re-
st of John H. Hanna, Detroit
Itor, although none of the
nbers of the board knew what
hi Kappa
hi Honors

'wGroup

The Michigan chapter of Phi
Kappa Phi honored new members
it its annual initiation ceremony
md reception Thursday in the
Rackham Auditorium.
In addition, special recognition
was given to two seniors of out-
standing scholastic ability. Asso-
niae Dean Mary C. Bromage pre-
ented the Scholastic Award to
Mary Louise Manley, while Prof.
Ernest F. Barker honored John
Edward Powers.
* .* *
WELCOMING the new members,
Dr. Louis A. Hopkins, president,
.ntroduced the initiates to the
deal of scholarship and charac-
er to the symbols of the society.
Prof. G. B. Harrison of the
English department presented
the address, "the Study of Lit-
erature."
In his speech, Harrison express-
ed the belief that literature is the
ssential prerequisite to all learn-
ng. Especially valuable, in his op-
nion, is the study of literature
without regard to "that gloomy
basement smell that clings to the
name of good books." To encour-
age a well-rounded life, literature
is important, Harrison said. F
* '~
THE SOCIETY selects its mem-
bers from all the colleges in the
University on the basis of high
scholarship and of unusual prom-
se of social usefulness.
Officers elected for the next
year are: Prof. Willard C. Olson
of the School of Education,
president; Dean Paul Jeserich of
the Dental School, vice-presi-
dent; Judith Jimeney, secretary-
treasurer; Prof. Frank Huntley
of the English Department, jour-
nal correspondent.
Elected for three year terms to
the executive committee were Prof.
Roger S. Swington of the College
of Engineering and W. Floyd Ber-
ridge of the Health Service.

project is being planned for the
4,000 acres.
' * * *
MANY TOWNSHIP residents
have previously objected to the
closing because of the mystery
surrounding Hanna's request.
There has been considerable
conjecture that the land may
be used as an automobile prov-
ing ground.
The board's action climaxed 10
months of hearings, arguments,
study of testimony, and discussion
by the members of state laws con-
cerning the abandonment of pub-
lic roads.
ELMER MAYER, member of the
Board of Supervisors road commit-
tee, upheld the right of the com-
munity's residents to know what
the land would be used for.
Albert J. Parker, attorney for
the commission, assured Mayer
that legally the use of the land
is none of the community's busi-
ness.
Before the vote the commission
was informed that a check for
$40,000 would be turned over to
the Road Commission by Hanna
"with nostrings attached" for the
improvement of county roads.
It is still possible for a resident
of the county to file a suit in cir-
cuit court asking for a review of
the commission's stand, according
to Parker.
Course Offers
T raining for
Dental Work
Dental hygiene students are
one of the most unusual and
little known groups among the
University's schools and colleges.
A part of the School of Den-
tistry, the dental hygiene depart-
ment is one of 17 schools
in the United States which pre-
pare women for work in a den-
tist's office. J
* * ' *
THE TWO-YEAR course trains
women to clean and inspect teeth,
chart cavities, take X-rays, and
teaches them the sodium fluoride
coating process, as well as such
office duties as typing, book-
keeping, and the ordering of sup-
plies.
When the course is preceded
by two year's preparatory work
in the literary college, the
graduate is qualified to work
in the public schools.
a During the four semesters of
work in dental hygiene emphasis
is placed on anatomy, biological
chemistry, bacteriology, and nu-
trition.
The first semester anatomy
course includes dissection work on
cadavers. A dental anatomy
course, in which students are ex-
pected to carve a partial set of
teeth, is also called for in the
curriculum.
At the beginning of the second
semester the fun begins - the
women begin their practical cli-
nic work on patients. Each stu-
dent spends approximately three
afternoons each week in clinic,
under the supervision of qualified
instructors who check the patient
as he enters and leaves.
Army Needs
Trained Grads
College graduates who have spe-
cialized training in technical fields
are critically needed by the Army,
according to Col. Karl Henion,
commanding officer of the Uni-
versity Army ROTC.

Positions are open in physics,
chemistry, meteorology, geography,
civil engineering and nuclear phy-
sics for all those interested in an
army career, Col. Henion reported.
Applicants must have a master's
or doctor's degree; or bachelor's
degree with at least three years
practical experience in their tech-
nical fields; active service with the
the armed forces prior to Sept. 2
1945; and must not have passed
their 27th birthday.
Those interested can obtain fur-
ther information at North Hall.
full line of.
LICATESSEN
BEEF PASTRAMER
SMOKED FISH
lls in bulk

A long thin strip of paper can
do something that schoolbooks,
wives and wailing fire sirens can't
-break up a pool game.
The Western Union sports tick-
er-tape in the Michigan Union
pool room does this every once in
a while, gathering quite a crowd
about the desk as it brings over the
latest sports news from all over
the country.
'9- * *
IN A SERIES of terse abbrevia-
tions, end of inning scores of both
major leagues and college baseball
games jerk through the glass-en-
closed ticker where they are ob-
served and chalked up on a large
score board by the desk clerk. It
also carries home runs, starting
batteries, and the winning and los-
ing pitchers.
The ticker also covers pro-
fessional golf, boxing, football,
and all the collegiate sports, but
it does not give race-track re-
sults.
It enables the Union to post
more than 100 football scores on
its giant scoreboard during the
fall Saturday afternoons. This us-
ually attracts students who want;
to know how some of the smaller'
colleges made out without waiting
for the Sunday papers.
THE TRIP the average baseball
score takes was revealed by E. D.
Whitesell, manager of the Ann Ar-'
bor Western Union office. "From
the game it goes by direct cable to
Chicago, the nerve-center of the
system, to be sent all over the
country. Then it's relayed to Cleve-
land almost instantaneously, and
from Cleveland it comes to Ann
Arbor and the Union," he said.
The Union doesn't have the
service all year, Leo Kennedy,
manager of the pool room said.
It begins with the world series
and lasts through the football
season. Then it's shut off until
baseball season begins.

-Daily-Alan Reid
SPORTS TICKER-Bob Mitchell, '51E, checks the Western Union
sports ticker tape in the Union pool room for the latest baseball
scores. This service also brings football scores from all over the
country to interested students in the fall.
"Before radio came in," Ken-,changes, but it's still fast enough

Appointment
Announced
Provost James Adams announ-
ced yesterday the appointments of
Helen Peak and Algo Henderson
to professorships in the Univer-
sity.
Miss Peak, chairman of Conn-
ecticut College's psychology de-
partment since 1946, has been
named Catherine Neafie .Kellogg
professor of psychology.
* * *
THIS IS the first appointment
to be made under an endowment
fund started in 1899 by the late
Mrs. Catherine Kellogg of Detroit.
This grant was for the purpose of
maintaining a position in the Uni-
versity for a "woman of acknow-
ledged ability."
Miss Peak received a Bachelor
of Arts degree from the Univer-
sity of Texas in 1921, a Master
of Arts from Radcliffe College
in 1924, and a Doctor of Philo-
sophy from Yale University in
1930. She worked as a research
assistant in Yale's Institute of
Human Relations for two years.
She also served for ten years
as the chairman of the psychology
department at Randolph Macon
Woman's College before accepting
her position at Connecticut Col-
lege.
HENDERSON, deputy commis-
sioner of education for New York
state, was appointed to the posi-
tion of professor of higher edu-
cation.
He will begin his duties of
teaching and serving as a liai-
son representative of the Uni-
versity in the Fall Semester of
1950.
Henderson received a Bachelor
of Laws degree from University
of Kansas in 1921, a Master of
Business Administration degree
from Harvard University in 1928,
and an honorary Doctor of Laws
from Antioch College in 1948.
HE WAS ON the faculty of the
University of Kansas where he
attained the rank of assistant pro-
fessor of economics and commerce.
After a year of graduate work at
Harvard, he joined the Antioch
College faculty, and in 1936 he be-
came president.
He held that position until 1947
when he resigned to conduct a
study of needs for higher educa-
tion in the state of New York. He
also served on the President's
Commission on Higher Education
in 1946-47.

By JEAN KLERMAN
Alumni Memorial Hall has be-
come the site of a dramatic con-
trast in art forms through the
simultaneous showing of three ex-
hibitions.
While the prints of contempor-
ary artist Howard Cook hang on
the walls of the West Gallery,
Buddha and other Oriental Gods
reign over the North Gallery in an
exhibition of 21 brilliant and in-
tense Tibetan banners.
* * *
THE THIRD exhibit, supple-
menting the Tibetan art, consists
of selections from the Art Muse-
Drum Majors
To VieToday
Baton twirlers from 11 states
will strut across Ferry Field from
1 to 5 p.m. today in the Univer-
sity's National Drum-Major Con-
test.
The participants, ranging in
grades from junior high-school
students through college, will be
judged on their performance in
four categories; twirling funda-
mentals, baton signals and voice-
;ommands, routine twirling, and
aerial throws and marching.w'
Gold and silver medals will be
awarded to the best performers
from each school level.
The contest is open to anyone
interested throughout the nation.
However, the majority of the par-
ticipants are usually the winners
of previous state contests.
Men's Glee Club
Announces Grants
Three cash awards of $100 each
to "aid students whose need and
service to the school merit it" have
been announced by the Men's
Glee Club.
Any male student enrolled in
any branch of the University with
a "C" average is eligible for one
of the awards.
The awards are based on the
need and extra-curricular activi-
ties of the student and are not
limited to members of the Glee
Club.
All appications for the stipends
must be handed in by noon, June
1, to the Men's Glee Club, 1020 Ad-
ministration Building, according to
Phil Steding of the Club.

um's famous collection of Japanese
prints.
The Tibetan banners, a treas-
ure of the Museum of Anthro-
pology, were purchased with
University funds in 1934 by Wal-
. ter Koelz while on an Asiatic
excursion for the University Bo-
tanical Gardens.
Prof. Gene Paul Slusser, direct-
or of the Art Museum, and Mrs.
Kamer Aga-Oglu, assistant curator
of the Oriental Division of the Mu-
seum of Anthropology both agree
that it is extremely difficult to de-
termine the date of the banners
since the Tibetans, painting in the
same tradition for centuries, con-
tinuously use their deities as sub-
ject matter.
* * *
IN COMPARISON to the rather
sedate Buddhas, the most dynamic
banner is the one portraying Pal-
dan Ihamo, Defender of the Law,
and the only feminine member of
the Dharmapala Gods. She is pic-
tured, astride a mule covered with
the skin of her son, riding over a
sea of blood, strewn with corpses,
black animals a n d symbolic
flames.
These banners, painted on
cotton,scanvas and silk, were or-
iginally intended to grace teia-
ples, homes and religious pro-
cession.
Included in the banner exhibit
are several charm boxes and orna-
ments which Prof. Slusser acclaims
as superb examples of Tibetan
craftmanship.
THE JAPANESE print collection
in the South Gallery consists of
some of the finest works of To-
yokuni, Hokussai and Hiroshiga.
Done in the 17th, 18th and 19th
centuries, these prints When first
shown exerted a considerable in-
fluence upon our earlier modern
Western painters such as Tou-
louse-Lautrec and Van Gogh.
In the hall outside the Gallery
are 75 examples of Japanese pot-
tery from the collection, of the
College of Architecture and De-
sign. Because of their great sim-
plicity of design they are quite
similar to the best of modern
pottery.
Bringing the focus of attention
back to the modern era are the
lithographs, etchings and wood-
cuts of Howard Cook yA well
known mural painter, water color-
ist and print-maker, Cook resides
in New Mexico and uses many lo-
cal scenes for his subject matter.

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nedy said, "a ticker was the only
way of getting the sports news
from all over the country. There
used to be one in almost every
bar and barbershop. I think the
Union has had the service ever
since the building was built," he
added.
THE TICKER is the familiar,
glass-encased type first used in
the stock exchanges. In recent
years this has proven too slow for
the increased business of the ex-

to evoke a high stage of excite-
ment in Union men waiting for the
results of close games.
In fact Bob Mitchell, '51E,
desk clerk, has a hard time keep-
ing some of the rabid fans out-
side the counter.
"The other day I had a dozen
Brooklyn and Boston fans leaning
at a 90 degree angle, trying to
read the tape as it came out.
Somebody's going to break his
neck like that some day," he said.

k

Basil Rathbone To Star in Five-Night Run
Of 'Winslow Boy' Tuesday at Mendelssohn

Basil Rathbone, heads an all-
English cast for Terence Ratti-
gan's "The Winslow Boy", to open
a five-night run at 8:30 p.m.
Tuesday in Lydia Mendelssohn
Theatre.
The play, third offering of the
Ann Arbor Drama Season, also

stars Meg Mundy, Colin Keith-
and Pamela Simpson.
* * *
RATHBONE, who played here in
last Season's "The Heiress," re-
turns to perform the role of Sir
Robert Morton, an eminent jurist.
Miss Mundy, noted for her per-
formance in "The Respectful Pros-

Today's Student Lives Quietly
Compared With rLife' in Past

Phoenix .

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(Continued from Page 1)
leukemia, cancer and virus dis-
eases.
MEDICAL MEN also have to ap-
ply the atom to further study of
bacteriology.
Atomic materials will be ap-
plied to the study of tooth de-
eay by the dental school, and
to the battle against wood dam-
aging fungi by foresters.
And they will be used by anthro-
pologists working with the Memor-
ial to date archeological and pal-
eontological remains by measur-
ing radioactive carbon.
* * *
REQUESTS for funds have come
from social science departments
to be used in the investigation of
the effects of the atom in that
field.
How the new energy will hit
population redistribution, tech-
nical change, government ,labor,
legal systems, industry, education
and our whole culture will be
studied by teachers, sociologists,
lawyers, psychologists and political
scientists, if their schemes meet
the approval of the Projects Plan-
ning and Advisory Committees as
well as the Board of Regents.
(NEXT - Doctors, Dentists and
Phoenix.)

By CARA CHERNIAK
Present day University students
become excited over pep rallies
and communist debates, but the
student of years ago seemed to
favor a different type of diver-
sion.
He was not adverse to public
demonstrations; in fact they were
a normal part of his college car-
eer. Over a period of years these
included setting fire to a circus,
mass bolting of classes, and
wrecking a theatre.
THE CIRCUSES before the
turn of the century had a peculiar
effect upon students.
In 1892 the King and Frank-
lin Circus, one of the largest on
the road at that time, played
Ann Arbor. The evening of its
performance about 300 students
formed a long snake-line and
tried to "rush" the gate.
The circus officials were un-
Union Life Cards
Still Unclaimed
A number of Union Life Mem-
berships have not yet been claim-
ed, according to Union officials.
The Life Memberships are avail-
able to all men who have attended
the University for eight semesters
and may be picked up at the Un-
ion Business Office in the base-
ment of the Union.
It was also announced that Un-
ion Student Offices closed yester-
day for the remainder of the se-
mester.

sympathetic to this time-honored I
tradition, and a riot began.
* * *
UP-ENDED gasoline torchlights
set fire to the circus tent, and the
riot was not put down until the
militia and the fire department
had been called. Even then it re-
quired the fire hose to separate
the fighting students and circus-
men.
No other circus played Ann
Arbor for several years after-
ward.
Even at an earlier date, the cir-
cus also seemed to inspire stu-
dents to recklessness. In 1871
when Van Amburgh's Circus
played Ann Arbor, most of the
student body bolted classes to see
it.
As a result many truant fresh-
men -and sophomores were sus-
pended from the University.
* * *
STUDENT demonstrations were
not limited to the circus, however.
In 1908 a riot began at the Star
Theatre, a small vaudeville house,
when students protested against
being told to quiet down by the
manager.
The students wrecked the
theatre, ripping apart seats,
which they threw out the win-
dow, tearing down curtains,
and taking turns punching the
manager.
All of which seems to prove that
college life today is not what it
used to be.

titute" and "Detective Story," ap-
pears as the liberal daughter of
the Winslow family. Keith-Johns-
ton, the father, is a noted actor in
England and America. He has
starred in "Journey's End" and
"Dangerous Corner."
The plot of "The Winslow Boy"
revolves about the trial of a small
boy who is unjustly accused of
stealing in a British naval aca-
demy. The father's determina-
tion to clear his son of the in-
dictment nearly wrecks his fam-
ily's security. Playwright Ratti-
gan created his play out of the
famous Archer-Shee case of Ed-
wardian England.
Rathbone, as the jurist who fin-
ally takes over the case for the
Winslow family, conducts an im-
promptu examination of the boy
to determine for himself the
child's innocence or guilt. This
scene has been called one of the
most exciting ever written for the
stage.
* * *
WHILE REHEAfRSALS are in
progress for "The Winslow Boy,"
"Born Yesterday," starring John
Alexander and Joan Morgan, will
close its run with a matinee at
2:30 p.m and an evening perform-
ance at 8:30 p.m .today.
Tickets for Drama Season pro-
ductions may be purchased at the
Lydia Mendelssohn Theatre.
$3,000 Research
Grant Announced
University Secretary Herbert G.
Watkins announced today that a
grant of $3,000 has been received
from the John Harper Seeley
Foundation, of Ann Arbor, to es-
tablish the John Harper Seeley
Fund for Research in the School of
Business Administration.
The money is to be used for "re-
search projects in the School of
Business Administration, for pub-
lication of information obtained
from such research and for such
other research activities as may be
determined by Dean Russel A. Ste-
venson."

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MEMORIAL CHRISTIAN CHURCH
(Disciples of Christ)
Hill and Tappan Streets
Rev. Earl Grandstaff, Acting Minister
Howard Farrar, Choir Director
10:50 A.M.: Morning Worship. Nursery for chil-
dren during the service.
GUILD HOUSE: 438 Maynard Street
H. L. Pickerill, Minister to Students
Jean Garee, Associate
STUDENT GUILD: 6:00 Picnic Supper at River-
side Park followed by Vesper Service. 4:00
meet at the Guild House.
FIRST CHURCH OF CHRIST, Scientist
1833 Washtenaw Ave.
11:00 A.M.: Sunday morning Services. Subject,
May 28-Ancient and Modern Necromancy, alias
9:30 A. M.: Sunday School.
11:00 A.M.: Primary Sunday School during the
Morning Service.
8:00 P.M. Wednesday: Testimonial Services.
A free reading room is maintained at 211 East
Washington Street where the Bible and all
authorized Christian Science literature may be
read, borrowed, or purchased.
This room is open daily, except Sundays and
holidays, from 11:30 to 5 P.M.
GRACE BIBLE CHURCH
State and Huron Streets
Harold J. DeVries, Pastor
10:00 and 12:00 A.M.: Bible School Sessions.
11:00 A.M.: "Studies in Romans."
6:30 P.M.: Grace Bible Guild Supper.
7:30 P.M.: "Brothers at Odds."

VILLAGE CHURCH FELLOWSHIP
(I nterdenominational)
University Community Center
Willow Run Village
Rev. J. Edgar Edwards, Chaplain
John R. Hertzberg, Director of Sacred Musit
10;45 A.M.: Divine Worship, Whitsunday. Holy
Communion. Anthems: "Agnus Dei" Kalini-
koff; "Te Deum" Tolst.
10:45 A.M.: Church School and Nursery.
4:30 P.M.: Fellowship Picnic, Riverside Park,
Ypsilanti.
FIRST CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH
Minister, Rev. Leonard A. Parr, D.D.
Student'Directors-H. L. Pickerill; Jean Goree
Music-Wayne Dunlap; J. Bertram Strickland
9:30 A.M.: Intermediate Church School.
10:45 A.M.: Nursery, Kindergarten and Primary
Departments.
10:45 A.M.: Public Worship. Dr. Parr will preach
on "The Return To Slavery." This service will
be broadcast over WPAG.
4:00 P.M.: Student Guild: Meet at Guild House
for picnic at Riverside Park.
FIRST UNITARIAN CHURCH
1917 Washtenaw Avenue-Phone 2-0085
Rev. Edward H. Redman, Minister
10:00 A.M.: Adult Study Group -"Socialized
Medicine"-Con Dr. R. Wallac Teed.,
11:00 A.M.: Service of Worship--Rev. Edward H.
Redman preaching on: "Is Friendship with
the World really Enmity with God?"
UNIVERSITY LUTHERAN CHAPEL
AND STUDENT CENTER
1511 Washtenaw Avenue-Phone 5560
(The Lutheran Church--Missouri Synod)
Rev. Alfred T. Schelps, Pastor
9:30 A.M.: Bible Study. "The Church."
10:30 A.M.: Whitsunday Service, with sermon by
the pastor, "Come, Holy Ghost, God and Lord!"
6:00 P.M.: Chapel Assembly Banquet. Phone
5560 for reservations.

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National Lutheran Council
1304 Hill Street
Henry O. Yoder, D.D., Pastor
9:10 A.M.: Bible Class at the Center.
10:30 A.M.: Worship Services in Zion and Trinity
Churches.
4:00 P.M.: Outdoor Meeting at the home of
Jeannette Graf. Meet at the most convenient
place--the Center or Parish Hall, 309 E.

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