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Le Cercle Mixes Grammar with Gams

* .* * *

ly Income
rl Karsian, Democratic can-
te for Common Council Pres-
, last night suggested that
1g football games may be a
to lessn the city's financial
eaking at a rally at which
idates for mayor and the
cil job in Monday's' election
ned their platforms, Karsian
that "some form of excise
- such as on recreational
is - is needed."
also called for a definite
:ment with the University re-
ing payment of a "fair share"
ty services.
ut Republican candidates,
n'or William E. Brown, Jr,
Alderman John Dobson,
resenting council president
i Creal, objected to over-
ssuring the University on
aey matters.
ur present method of coop-
on with the school is bearing
," Ald. Dobson said. And
or Brown pointed out that the
ersity has already paid Ann
r nearly $300,000.
1 candidates agreed that/un
more revenue is 'forthcoming
city's fire and police protec-
may grow worse.
ewis Reimann, Democratic
Aidate for mayor, complain-
that the present local gov-
ment is out of touch with the
e man. He favored estab-
ing a citizens unity com-
tee to advise the mayor and
charged the mayor with
ing a political football out of
proposed program for repair-
Ann Arbor's streets.
th Democrats came out in fa-
of a full-scale overhauling of
city's charter and future non-
san local elections. The Re-
cans, opposing non-partisan
g for all city offices, said the
cil is now studying the need
whole or partial revision of the
:perts To Speak
i JobProspects
vo representatives from the
ral Electric Corui and the J.
udson Co. will speak at 4 p.m.
y in Rm 3D of the Union on
pportunities in their organiza-

French lessons were made easy
for members of Le Cercle Francais
last night..
Mary Lubienski, '53, added
visible French culture to the Cer-
cle's usual conversation with a leg-
gy can-can. Garbed in traditional
gartered black net stockings and
ruffled petti-coats she bounced
gayly through a maze of card
tables to the recorded tunes of
"Gaite Parisienne.'
HER OFFERINGS to the group
also included a Mexican hat dance,
'high art' ballet and a Polish folk
dance. The hat dance, performed
as an encore, used a visiting pro-
fessor's brown felt 'chapeau' and
a chorus of Cercle l'rancais mem-
bers chanting out the rhythm in
the background.
Miss Lubienski has danced pro-
fessionally in Detroit, entertain.'
ing soldiers at the USO and the
Dearborn Veterans' Hospital
She as also part of the Detroit
Allied Festival which featured
different dances from different
nations. -
The blonde Detroiter has no
thought of continuing to dance
professionally in spite of her ten
years of training. She plans to
onentrate in journalism next year.
However, according to her dor-
mitory mates, she makes good use
of her dance training keeping them
amused with imitations of profes-
sor's mannerisms.


No Rest for W eary in Army

Arts Group
TO Present
Ibsen Play
"Master Builder," one of Henrik
Ibsen's later and more symbolic
plays, will open Friday for a week-
and-a-half run at the Arts Theatre
The play, third in the club's
spring season of six productions, is
directed by Strowan Robertson
while Jerry Lepard handles the
scenic design.
IBSEN'S WORK concerns the
architect Solness and how he ul-
timately brings destruction on
himself. Unlike the plays for which
the Norwegian playwright is most
famous, "Master Builder" has more
psychology than it has social con-
"His reputation as a writer of
plays of social significance is one
of the things which has ham-
pered a full appreciation of Ib-
sen's worth," Robertson said.
"Ibsen got the label of a writer of
socially significant plays because
he hit his stride at the time the
wave of social consciousness was at
its peak," Robertson explained.
* * *
"ACTUALLY," the director con-
tinued, "Ibsen went on to write
more subtle and powerful dramas
than his early social dramas but
the early plays made his reputa-
tion and that's what he's remem-
bered for."
Admission to the plays of the
club is by membership card only
although members may, for a fee,
bring guests with them. A club
membership costs $6; the fee for
a guest is $1.25. Membership cards
may be purchased at the club's
theatre at 2091/2 E. Washington
daily or by calling the club at 7301.
Music Festival
Will Be Held
Here Saturday
The Michigan School Solo and
Ensemble Festival will be held at
the University Saturday, bringing
to the campus approximately 1,500*
Junior and senior ng school mu-
sic students from all over the state.
The students, all winners of "su-
perior" ratings in district music
contests, will compete in a day-
long ensemble and solo program.
The purpose of the Festival, ac-
cording to Prof. William D. Revelli,
University chairman of the Festi-
val, is to provide an opportunity
for the students to compare their
musical progress and proficiency
with that of other students of like
experience and training.
Contests, which are for wind,
string and percussion instruments,
will last from 8 a.m..to 6 p.m. and
will be held at the League, Union,
Burton Tower, Music School, Hill
Auditorium,,Ann Arbor High
School, University High School
and Harris Hall.
The Festival is under the au-
spices of the Michigan School
Band and Orchestra Association,
in cooperation with the Music
Deadline Set for

"STAR-CROSSED LOVERS"-William Bromfield, Grad., plays
Romeo to Diane Faulk's, '51, Juliet in tonight's Speech Depart-
ment production of the Shakespearian tragedy.
omeo- iet' oBegin
Foutr ight Stand Today

U' Glee Club
Plans Annual
Spring Tour
Six states will be visited by the
University Men's Glee Club dur-
ing its annual spring vacation
The 43-member . group, under
the direction of Prof. Phillip A.
!Duey, will open the tour in 'Sterl-
concerts each day through April
* * *
THE FOLLOWING cities will
be included in the tour: Sterling,
Ill; St. Louis, Mo.; Evansville,
Ind.; Louisville, Ky.; Cincinnati,
Ohio; Culver, Ind. and Muskegon,
Two concerts will be present-
ed at Evansville. The Culver
concert will be held at the Culb
ver Military Academy.
Tran-sportation will be by bus.
Other concerts on the Glee Club
schedule for the spring include
appearances athPainesville, Ohio
April 21, and at Monroe, Mich.
April 22. *
concert on campus has been set
for Mays 12.
Since its organization in 1859,
the Glee Club has gained na-
tionwide rcognition, having per-
formed across the country from
Portland, Ore. to New York City.
In addition to concert appear-
ants the Glee Club has performed
over a number of nationwide
broadcasting networks. The most
recent of these was a special half-
hour program over NBC last

(Editor's Note: This is the last in a
series of articles describing life in
the "new" Army, as seen by former
Daily night editor Pete Hotton, '50.
Pvt Hotton recently completed basic
training at Camp Polk, La., and is
currently stationed at Ft. Ord, Calif.
He has promised ,Daily readers fu-
ture reports on "military matters" if
the opportunity permits.)
* * *
After at hard day's work in the
field, attending lectures, going
through endless exercises and tac-
tics, and often standing in line
waiting for nothing, we gobbled up
off-duty hours and relaxation.
But finding a place for relaxa-
tion was next to impossible, with
the comparatively poor facilities in
and around Camp Polk. And the
barracks was the last place to go
to relax.1




SOME 40 MEly were stuck on
each barracks floor either in single
or double-decked bunks, with a
few square feet of space for clothes
and footlockers. Relaxing or read-
ing on bunks was quite possible,
except for a few exuberant men
with loud voices, a chip on their
shoulder, and worst of all, radios.
There were only about five,
radios on the floor, but each one
was usually tuned to a different
station and turned up as loud as
it could play. The programs lis-
tened to were always "the de-
light of the 45th"-hillbilly mu-
Radios were never tuned In on
dramatic programs or any other
music, and a news program was a
rarity. No one seemed to care how
the war was going or how the
country was being run, although
many of the men talked as if they
knew everything there was to know
about the government and the war.
sneak to the day room for a little
peace and quiet, I'd find a radio
there blaring out "Remember Me,
I'm the One Who Loves You," by
Tennessee Ernie.
Aboutthe only peace available
was on weekends, when most of
the men were out on pass. But
when we were all restricted to
the post or just before payday
SL To Discuss Fate
of TugWeekend
The fate of the Student Legis-
lature's rah-rah autumn weekend,
Tug Week, will be discussed at the
SL meeting at 7:30 p.m. today in
the League.'1
There will also be a meeting of
SL candidates at 4 p.m. today in
the Union. They will be shown how
a bill passes through the legisla-


Campus Sale


when everyone was broke, week-
ends were just like any other
Bull sessions broke out at least
once an evening, and they provided
a sort of entertainment. Most of
the men liked to argue, but they
usually had loud voices and pound-
ed on the table instead of the facts.
Quite a few of the men were ra-
bidly anti-Truman, thought that
the industrialists wanted war to
make more money, and hated their
neighbors back home who drafted,
them instead of the other guy.
* * s
BULL SESSIONS weren't al-
ways geared to the Army or the
war, however. Last fall duripg the
height of the football season no
one from the East, Midwest, South
or West could say a word about
their teams, because the Okla-
homans drowned them out brag-
ging about the number one team in
the country, the University of Ok-
But after Oklahoma's defeat
by Kentucky in the Sugar Bowl
New Year's Day, plus Michigan's
victory over California the same
day, they didn't talk about foot-
ball any more.,
Always good for ,alaugh in the
barracks were the magazine arti-
cles written with the intention of
depicting for civilians Army life as
it really is. Tops in this glowing
journalism was an article appear-
ing in the November issue of Coro-
net Magazine entitled: "Good
News for Parents of Today's Sol-
THE DRAFTEES are somewhat
bitter because theyare in the in-
fantry, but they fail to remember
that they could have joined the
Air Force or the Navy. The Na-
tional Guardsmen want no part of
the active service and keep insist-
ing they "never volunteered for
this guff." But the men who en-
listed or reenlisted in the Army for
three or four years don't say a
The volunteers do get one
privilege. They can sew a patch
on their shoulder proclaiming
them members of the "regular
Army." We draftees would like
a patch that says "We Wuz
Robbed!" or "We're Draftees and
Proud of It!"
The general attitude among all
the soldiers is one of disgust-
toward the "new Army," which has
turned out to be less tolerable than
the old one, according to the vets;
toward the Korean mess; toward
the government's handling or mis-
handling of affairs; and toward
life in general.
Despite all its hardships and in-
justices, Army life hasn't been so
bad on the draftees who were liv-
ing the life of Riley only a few
short months ago.
But just the same, everyone
dreams of a discharge, and most of
us want no part of the Army, or
any service, including the National
Guard or Reserves, either active,
inactive, organized, or disorgan-

"Romeo and Juliet," one of
Shakespeare's greatest and most
famous tragedies, will open a four
night run at 8 p.m. today in the
Lydia Mendelssohn Theatre.
Presented by the speech depart-
ment the play has been directed
by Prof. William P. Halstead. In
the title roles will be William
Bromfield, Grad., a n d Diane
Faulk, '51. Both have had much
previous experience in Shakes-
pearian productions.
in last fall's production of "A Mid-
summer Night's Dream" and also
played Miranda in "The Temp-
est," given during last year's
spring drama festival.
Bromfield appeared in both of
these plays, taking the romantic
leads. In addition le played
Sebastian in "Twelfth Night,"
when it was done two years ago
in the spring drama festival.
Kindly old Friar Lawrence will
be played by Ted Heusel, Grad.;
Juliet's nurse will be Irene Kelley,
Grad.; Juliet's parents will be
played by Theodore Sizer, Grad.,
and Joyce Bohyer; and Romeo's
dashing friend Mercutio will be
played by Nafe Katter.
will play the Prince and read the
famous prologue while Ron Soble
will play the 'fiery Tybalt.
Others in the cast are Art Nev-
ins, Will Booth, William Hadley,
Bernard Kissel, Conrad Stolzen-
bach, Jeri Rich, John DerDerian
and Anthony Georgilas.
Sets for the play were designed
by George Crepeau, Grad, while
the costumes were designed by
Phyllis Pletcher. A special musi-
cal score has been composed by
Darwin Allison, Grad.
Tickets for all performances
are on sale in the theatre box of-

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fice, which will be open from 10
a.m. to curtain time daily through-
out the run. Tickets are priced
at $1.20, 90 and 60 cents. A spe-
cial rate of 60 cents is offered to
students for today's and tomor-
row's performances.

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