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Pa *'s


On-Spot Reporter Returns
- - - -

The man on the street is back.
And the man responsible for his
return-locally at least-is WU-
OM's on-the-spot-reporter, Bill
* * *
ALTHOUGH national radio
hook-ups are once more airing
programs designed to bring the
listener the news as it happens,
Hill is the only one to try out such
programs in the Ann Arbor area.
"We believe our listeners
would rather hear the people
who are making the news rath-
er than one of our staffmen
reading it," Hill said.
Whenever anything that ap-
pears to be newsworthy occurs,
Hill shoulders his portable record-
ing outfit and sets out to inter-
view those involved on the spot.
MOST OF his work is a little
more leisurely, however. "Much of
the material I use is for feature
stories, such as interviews with
interesting people and those in
the know about current news," he
Hill has used everyone from
modern furniture experts to
steeplejacks on his weekly news
show. He gets his tips for stor-
ies from local papers, friends
and by just' keeping his eyes
The reporter's biggest job is
getting his interviews in shape for
his 15-minute broadcast over WU-
OM-WPAG at 4 p.m. every Wed-
nesday. Before some interviewees
settle down to a normal conver-
sation on a subject, Hill may have
to record yards of tape.
Then he faces the job of cut-,
ting the talk so that it will
squeeze into its proper spot on
the program.
Hill still regrets that the pro-
gram wasn't in existence before
last spring when Haven Hall
burned down. "That would have
been perfect for an on-the-scene
broadcast," he mourned.
But since then Hill has swung
the program into shape so that
now it keeps him on the jump
from one week to the next.
Cam pus
Events Today
coffee-hour for the Board of Re-
gents scheduled for today has been
postponed until next Friday.
ate mixer will be held from 8:30
p.m. to midnight today on the
third floor of the Rackha As-
sembly Hall.
FUND-There will be a meeting at
4':15 p.m. today in Lane Hall for
all students interested in being on
the speakers' committee for the
World student Service Fund drive.
LECTURE - Dean Hayward
Keniston of the literary college will
discuss "The Intellectual Role of
the College Teacher," at 3 p.m.
today in the library lecture hall.
* * *
ture Works for Man" will be the
topic of the University Museums'
program. Economic products from
trees and plants will be on display
from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. today in the
exhibition halls.
Coming Events
Contributions for the Inter-Art
Union Student Art Exhibit will be
accepted from 8 a.m. to noon and
from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday and
Wednesday in Alumni Memorial

Stanley Quartet will present the
first of its two concerts devoted
to the music of Franz Schubert at
8:30 p.m. Tuesday in Rackham
Lecture Hall.

'U' To Hold
Religion in
Life Week
"Is Religion Relevant?" will be
the theme of the third annual Re-
ligion in Life Week to be observed
on campus Sunday through Thurs-
Noted educators, religious lead-
ers and civic workers will be here
to take part in the series of discus-
,sions, seminars and special religi-
ous observances which have been
planned for the week.
S * *
Reuben G. Gustavson, Chancellor
of the University of Nebraska.
Chancellor Gustavson will speak
at 8:30 p.m. Monday on "The Rele-
vance of Religion Today."
Another key event of the week
will be the public forum slated
for Thursday. "What Prospects
for Peace" will be the subject of
the discussion.
Participants will include B.
Rajan, second secretary in the
Delegation of India to the United
Nations, Prof. William Rhodes
Murphy, Director of Oriental Stud-,
ies at Ohio State University and
Brendan Sexton, educational di-
rector of the United Auto Workers
of the CIO.

There's something for everyone'>
in Jean Cocteau's "Orpheus," as
modern film version of the ancient
Orpheus-Eurydice legend, being
shown at 7:30 p.m. and 9:30 p.m.
today and tomorrow in Hill Audi-
Or at least so says Richard
Kraus, manager of the Student
Legislature's Cinema Guild, who
claims that he is staking what
amounts to his life-a goodly por-
tion of the Guild's liquid assets-
on the probability that local audi-
ences will agree with him.
* * *
THE IS THE first time the film,
winner of the 1950 Venice Film
Prize, has been shown in this coun-
try outside New York, where it re-
cently completed a long run. "I
really had to mortgage my soul to
get it," he declared, indicating that
he was banking on Cocteau's art
to draw the customers in. He cited
instances of its universal appeal:
For motorcycle enthusiasts,
there are numerous shots of the
classic fates roaring across the
countryside on motorcycles.
For the women, there is Jean
Marais who has previously proved
his male magnetism in Cocteau's{
"Beauty and the Beast."
For mystery lovers, there are
cryptic messages to decode.
For travel lovers, the road to hell
is painstakingly mapped out.
For the men there is Maria
Cesares, lush vamp.


rpheus'To Begin Today

Death Loss
To Aviation
Death of Prof. Felix Pawlowski
of the engineering college ended
the career of a "pioneer in avia-
tion and aeronautical engineer-
ing," according to his colleague-
Prof. Wilbur Nelson.
Prof. Pawlowski's death Feb. 17
in Pau, France, was announced by
engineering college officials yes-
terday. He retired in 1946 as pro-
fessor emeritus after 33 years in
the aeronautical engineering de-
. Prof. Nelson termed Prof. Paw-
lowski "one of the outstanding
members of the college."
"He and the University pioneer-
ed with the first course leading to
a degree in aeronautical engineer-
ing," Prof. Nelson remarked.
"Prof. Pawlowski was one of the
'early birds' a small group of avi-
ators who flew before 1910."
"Prof. Pawlowski was an inter-
nationally recognized authority in
his field and an honored member
of many American and English
scientific societies," Prof. Nelson

TOP FOREIGN FILM-Jean Marais of "Beauty and the Beast"
fame exhibits an unhealthy interest in Death as played by Marcia
Cesares in "Orpheus" the Cinema Guild offering for the weekend'.
* * *, '4 * * *

For saddists and philistines there
is a prolonged sequence of a poet
being run down by a motorcycle
And above all, Kraus stressed,
for entertainment lovers, there is
one of the most interesting and
controversial movies of the year.
Cocteau, poet and dramatist
turned film producer, uses novel
techniques in photography and

direction which have made him
the center of heated controver-
sies in the past. "The Eternal
Return," a modernization of the
Tristan and Isolde legend stirred
such a debate several years ago
and there have been sharp criti-
cisms mingled with the. general
acclaim accorded his latest sally
into the real mof antique legend
in "Orpheus."

--Daily--Burt Sapowitch
ON THE SPOT-Bill Hill, WUOM's roving reporter, interviews
Myroij Small of the University's extension service, for a future news
program. Hill's show is designed to bring the listener the news as
it happens.
Voting Controversy Continues
'As J-Hop System Changes

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Daily Classifieds


The controversial question of
voting systems cropped up in the
Student Legislature again this
week, as the J-Hop Committee
elections were changed to the
straight nine-X system.
For the past tew elections, the
SL has been rotating systems, in
an effort to determine the best
one. The Hare system, as is used
for choosing Legislature members,
seemed to be most favored in the
J-Hop race as well.
* * *
BY THIS system, a voter places
a number after the name of a can-
didate, in order of preference.
Then, when the votes are counted
tabulation goes according to the
marks on the ballot.
However, at the SL meeting, it
'Magie Flute'
to Play T oday
"The Magic Flute" will be per-
formed again at 8 p.m. today in
the Lydia Mendelssohn Theatre.
Tickets for today's performance
may be purchased at the theatre
box office, which will be open from
10 a.m. until curtain time. How-
ever, officials announced that all
tickets for tomorrow night have
been sold.
Tickets are still available for the
two performances of the opera on
Monday and Tuesday nights. Spe-
cial student tickets, costing 75
cents, may be purchased for these
last two nights.

was moved that the Hare system
be discarded in favor of a plain
X plan, in which each voter
would mark nine candidates.
A good deal of the debate on the
issue centered on block voting.
Tom Walsh, Grad., longtime SL
member, blasted the proposal on
the grounds that straight X vot-
ing encourages organized groups
pushing certain candidates into of-
* * *
"VOTE TRADING is made much
simpler; it is almost impossible for
a single candidate to get into of-
fice by campaigning on his own.
He must ally himself with other
candidates in order to effectively
campaign," Walsh explained.
However, Pris Ball, '51, legisla-
tor who supported the change,
minimized the danger of block
voting. Saying that vote trad-
ing can go on just as easily with
the Hare system, Miss Ball re-
marked "I don't believe that
people block vote much anymore
anyway. It's gone out."
Walsh pointed out that the Hare
system makes for a more repre-
sentative committee, because each
voter's ballot goes eventually to a
single candidate. "Therefore, his
vote counts for more."
It was countered that "represen-
tation is not so important on the
J-Hop Committee. The idea is to
elect a group of capable people,
who will do a good job. Just be-
cause you vote the Publicity chair-
man into office doesn't mean that
you are voting for a good J-Hop
committee," Miss Ball said.











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"Rose Bowl Edition"


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sity Elementary School Library im-
mediately following the School of Ed-
ucation faculty meeting.
Russky Kruzhok: Mon., March .12, 8
p.m., International Center. Mr. Dewey
of the Russian department will speak
on some interesting aspects of Russian
Beaon: Meeting 2 p.m., Sat., March
10, League.
Hostel Club: Progressive Supper. Meet
at League at 4 p.m., Sun., Mar. 11,
with eating utensils. Call Margaret
Thompson, 8803.



P.M. Monday-Friday



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