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THE MIChIGAN DAILY

11 L;. Jtik', J Jtiliuu 18, 195-4

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'RIVE BEGINS:
Student Red Cross Asks
$1,500 Campaign Quota
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The student division of the
Washtenaw County Red Cl oss
contribution campaign is now of-
:icially open, G. Harold Staebler,
assistant cashier of the Univer-
ity, announced yesterday.
Chairman of student contribu-
Lions Staebler said that the stu-
dent quota- has been set at $1,500.
Presidents of all housing units
have been contacted concerning
,he drive and have been provided
Odets Drama
To Begin Run
On Saturday
Switching f r o m continental
dlrama to an American play, the
Arts Theatre Club will present
Clifford Odets' "Rocket to the
WMoon" starting Saturday.
The 'production, which is billed
as a "romance," is a later play by
Ddets and is considered by the
playwright as a much more seri-
ous, more mature drama than
such plays as "Awake and Sing"
and "Waiting for Lefty" which
brought him early fame.
THE ARTS THEATER Club's
production is part of an Odets
revival which began in England
two years ago and has gained
momentum throughout the Unit-
ed States.
Praising the dramatic worth
of the play, Strowan Robertson,
a member of the group, said
that "in Odets' plays are found
the seeds for the great harvest
we're presently having in Amer-
ican drama." "There are hints
in it," Robertson continued, "of
'Born Yesterday' and 'Death of
a Salesman."
Odets, whose plays did not catch{
n at first, was a part of the Group
Theatre from which came a whole
new school of modern playwriting
and acting.
!erkin To Replace
Busch in Concert
Adolph Busch, originally sched',
uled to appear with pianist Ru-
lolph Serkin in a Choral Uniona
on'ert, will be unable to fill his
oncert engagement here becausea
)f a heart attack suffered recent-
y on his European tour.
Violinist Busch will be replacedi
by a solo performance by Serkin.1
The concert will be on Monday,1
March 31, at Hill Auditorium. i

with membership lists, cards, but-
tons and contribution canteens.
* * *
A MEMBERSHIP CARD in the
Red G2'oss is obtained with each
$1 contribution, but students
should feel free to give whatever
they can, Staebler said.
Last year the $1,000 student
quota was exceeded by $89.
"From the wonderful support I
have received already, I am sure
we can surpass this year's quota
before the campaign closes
March 28," he concluded.
The faculty drive is already un-
der way with a goal of $5,250, ac-
cording to Edward G. Grosbeck,
assistant registrar and in charge
of the faculty and staff division.
One-third of the goal has now
been reached, he said, although
only 31 of the 138 University de-
partments have contributed. Gros-
beck urged every faculty member
to contribute before the drive
closes at the end of March. If any
one has not had the opportunity
to contribute he should contact
Grosbeck at University extension
2508.
The overall quota for the Wash-
tenaw country drive during March
in $64,840.
Opera Tickets
on SaleToday
Tickets for "Never Too Late,"
the 1952 Union Opera all-male
musical satire of radio and tele-
vision, will go pn sale at 1:30 p.m.
today at the Union ticket counter.
The general sale will continue
through Saturday or until the
supply is exhausted, according to
Promotions Manager Mark Sand-
ground, '52, with the ticket coun-
ter open from 1:30 to 5 p.m. each
day. The tickets are priced at
$1.25, $1.75 and $2.25.
* * *
OPENING NIGHT is set for one
week from today, with perform-
ances at 8:30 p.m. Wednesday,
Thursday and Friday at the
Michigan Theatre.
"Although tickets for Friday are
sold out, there are plenty of seats
available for the other two eve-
nings," Sandground said.
Sandground has also announced
a few openings for ushers for any
or all of the performances. Ushers
must wear tuxedos and soft white
shirts and can see all performan-
ces they work at free. Sandground
urged those interested to call him
between 3 and 5 p.m. any day
this week at the Union Opero of-
fice, 2-4431.

* * * * * * * *
AS THE FLAG GOES BY-A review climaxing the annual two day inspection of the University's Air
Force ROTC unit was held yesterday and attending were military men and University represen-
tatives. Viewing the proceedings are (left to right) Colonel Walter Urbach of Selfridge Field,
Colonel William L. Todd, head of the AFROTC here, Colonel Charles Wiegand, chief of the Army
ROTC unit, Assistant Dean of Faculties Robert L. Williams, T. Hawley Tapping (partially hidden),
General Secretary of the Alumni Association, Dean of Students Erich A. Walter, Assistant Dean
James H. Robertson of the literary college and Dean Ralph A. Sawyer of the graduate school.
* * * * * * * * *

Hatcher To
Stress Need
For Blood
President Harlan H. Hatcher
will be the featured speaker on an
hour long program concerning the
importance of the all-campus
blood drive at 11 p.m. today over
WEQN. .
During a 15-minute recorded
interview which will be included
in the program President Hatcher
stressed the need for blood plasma
as determined from his own war
experience. The least that every
student can do for our men in
Korea is to donate a pint of blood,
he said.
Joseph H. Fee, assistant to the
dean of students and director of
the student part of the campaign
will also speak on the show, ac-
cording to Stan Levy, '55, WEQN
program director.
THROUGHOUT the remainder
of the week, the station will carry
a running account of the blood
drive results interspersed between
and during the day's programs.
A total of 1,187 prospective
donors have now signed pledge
cards according to figures avail-
ale at the Office of Student Af-
fairs. This total is only an ap-
proximation since many stu-
dents register at the blood cen-
ter when they' donate.
However a recount of all cards
will be made at the end of the
drive, which closes Friday, to de-
termine the winning men's 'and
women's housing units. A trophy
and cup will be awarded to the
units with the highest number of
donors.

Sheedy To Deliver Fourth
Religion in Life' Lecture

The Rev. Fr. Charles E. Sheedy,
Head of the Departmnent of Re-
ligion at Notre Dame, will speak
on "Responsibility" in the fourth
lecture of the Religion in Life
series at 8:30 p.m. tomorrow at
Rackham Lecture Hall.
Ordained to the Catholic Priest-
hood in 1942, Fr. Sheedy received
an S.T.L. degree from the Catholic
University of America in 1945 and
the degree of Doctor of Sacred
Theology from the Catholic Uni-
Versity of America in Washington,
D.C.
Prior to becoming a priest he
received a B.A. degree from Notre
Dame and an L.L.B. from the
University of Pittsburgh.
Fr. Sheedy has also written,
Millard To Speak
Michigan Attorney G e n e r a 1
Frank G. Millard will outline the
functions of the attorney-gener-
al's office in Michigan political
life before a meeting of the Mich-
igan Crib at 8 p.m. tomorrow in
the League.
The meeting will be open to the
general public.

"The Christian Virtues," a text-
book used in the teaching of
catholic morals courses.
He is lecturing in the place of
The Rev. Fr. Gerald B. Phelan,
head of the philosophy department
of Notre Dame. Fr. Phelan had
to call off his lecture engagement
because of bad health.
Speech Contest
Finalists in the Michigan for-
ensic high school speech contest
will compete at the speech depart-
ment assemply at 4 p.m. today in
Rackham Lecture Hall.
Military Ball
Pictures
On display
again this week
Wednesday and Thursday
Administration Building

Bonesof Stilt Legged Horse
HelpShow Story of Evolution'

Twelve bones from the hind legj
of a "stilt legged horse" now on
display at the University Museums
illustrate a part of the dramatic
story of evolution.
The bones were found last sum-
mer by Prof. Claude W. Hibbard,
Curator of Vertebrate Paleontol-
ogy at the museum. Prof. Hibbard,
accompanied by four students on
a summer field trip, was exploring
the brakes of the Cimarron River
in southwestern Kansas looking
for specimens when he discovered
the fossil bed containing the
bones.
,* * *
THE "STILT LEGGED' horse"
is technically not a true horse.
The skeleton resembles that of a
donkey. The sname was given to
it because of the disproportionate
length of its- legs to the rest of
the body, making the animal ap-

pear to be on stilts'in comparison
with other equines. According to
Prof. Hibbard, it was about th'e sizeE
of our present day race horse-"a
very swift, trim job."
The exhibit has been placed inI
the horse alcove in the Hall of
Evolution in the museum.

enior Ball Pictures
SR EA DYTO TAKE HOME
oday and Tomorrow
ADMINISTRATION BUILDING
10:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M.

WIN A PRIZE TOO!
THIS PICTURE by George enisek--'52 LSA-
won first prize in the Animal Division of the
Union Photo Contest. Pick up blanks for the
big $25,000 International Picture Contest.
You, too, can take prize-winning shots with.
equipment from
Purchase Camera Shop
Church at South University Phone 8696

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