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Mass Choir
To Present
Bach Work

The University Choir assisted
by choirs from 30 Michigan high
schools and an orchestra of stu-
dents and Ann Arbor residents
will present Bach's "St. Matthew
Passion" at 8 p.m. tomorrow in
Hill Auditorium.
The event marks the first pre-
sentation of the Bach work before
an Ann Arbor audience. The
massed combination of University
and high school choirs is also un-
* * *
MORE THAN 15,000 high school
students participating will arrive
by bus tomorrow afternoon. They
have undertaken a variety of pro-
jects to pay their way.
The acappella choir of 60
voices froma Calvin College in
Grand Rapids will give a pro-
gram of sacred and classical
music at 8 p.m. today in the
CampusChapel at Washtenaw
and Forest. Admission will be
free but a silver offering will be
taken during the program.
Others choirs have given con-
certs in their home towns to raise
funds to help erase expenses of]
the trip.
Solo roles for the work will be
shared by music school faculty
members and students. Prof. Har-
old A. Haugh will sing the role
of the Evangelist, a part he has
frequently sung. Prof. Philip A.
Duey will sing the role of Jesus,
Norma Hayde the soprano solo
and Arlene L. Sollenberger the
Roles to be taken by students
include David Murray, '53SM, as
Judas; Russell Christopher, '52SM,
as Peter; Robert Kerns, '54SM, as
the High Priest; John Wiles, Grad,
as Pilate; and Allegra Branson,
'55SM, as Pilate's wife.
Mary Jo Jones, '52SM, Ruth
Orr, and James Fudges, Grad, will
appear in additional roles.
W. N., Storey, British Consul
General of Detroit, will be the fea-
turned speaker tonight at a meet-
ing of one of the campus' most
"international" societies - the
Beacon Club.
Open to all interested persons,
Storey's talk will be an explana-
tion of "Great Britain, Her
Policy Today." It will be held at
8 p.m. in the Union.
Formed in the spring of 1950 by
a student from Hong Kong, Ed
Yanne, the eBacon Club now num-
bers natives of at least ten differ-
ent countries among its member-
ship, according to president Bill
Brown, Grad. "Although Beacon
was originally conceived as a club
for British Commonwealth. stu-
dents, it has since worked out as
an excellent meting place for stu-
dents of all nations-Americans
included," Brown said.
The Literary College Conference
Steering Committee will meet at
4 p.m. today in Rm. 3-A of the
Prof. Carl V. Weller, chairman
of the Department of Pathology,
will give an illustrated lecture
"Representation of Disease in
Art," at 8 p.m. tomorrow at the
Cranbrook Academy of Art.
Spanish songs, dances and a
play will highlight the annual
Spanish fiesta at the University
April 1 and 2.
Southern Michigan high school
students have been invited to at-
tend the event, which is sponsored
by the Department of Romance
Languages and Literatures and La
Sociedad Hispanica, campus Span-

ish Club.
Linguistic Club
Holds Meeting
The organizational meeting of
the Linguistic Club last night
elected Prof. Lawrence Kiddle of
- the Spanish department as presi-
dent and Walter Avis, Grad., sec-
After the conclusion of the busi-
ness meeting, Prof. Hans Kurath
of the English department dis-
cussed problems concerned with
editing the Middle English Dic-
Using original manuscripts, the
editors have had to contend with
unsystematic regional differences
in language, errors of spelling in
the manuscripts themselves, du-
bious meanings, and erratic punc-
The dictfina~r-ctalogu~iing auo-

Lecture Set
Charles Feinberg, famed Detroit
book collector, will speak before;
the English Journal Club on
"Friends of Whitman" at 8 p.m.
today in the East Conference
Room of the Rackham Building.
In conjunction with the lecture,
Walt Whitman lovers will have an
opportunity to view many rare
manuscripts on display at the
General Library. The manuscripts
are selections from Feinberg's na-
tionally renowned collection.
The exhibition, "Sixty Years
After Walt Whitman, 1819-1892"
will continue through April 3. In-
cluded in the display cases are
rare copies of "Leaves of Grass,"
proof sheets of the poem "Throat
of Thine," and poetry and prose
first editions.

Republican chances to gain a
Senate majority in the fall elec-
tion are exceedingly slim, accord-
ing to George Peek of the political
science department.
"In the first place," Peek said,
"only 14 Democrats must run for
re-election, while 20 Republicans
have to come before the voters
this year."
. * *
WITH THIS situation, Peek
noted, Democrats enter the fall
race having 36 hold-over Senators
whose terms will not run out until
1954 or 1956, but Republcans only
retain 26 seats.
To make matters worse for
the GOP, the 20 Republicans
are not sure re-election bets,
while most of the 14 Democrats
come from politically secure
Southern states.

Peek regards only three Demo-
cratic contests as doubtful-those
in Maryland, New Mexico and
Michigan. In Michigan Sen. Blair
Moody, who was appointed by
Gov. Williams to fill out the term
of the late*Senator Vandenberg,
will be running for election. Indi-
cations are that his GOP oppon-
ent might be State Auditor Gen-
eral John B. Martin, who is al-
ready waging a strong campaign..
BUT TO GAIN a Senate major-
ity, Republicans must re-elect all
their candidates and pick up three
seats now held by Democrats. If
they can't pick up these three
doubtful vacancies, they will have
to wrest seats from strong Demo-
cratic states.

According to Peek, the GOP
will have a fight on its hands
merely to re-elect such men as
Sen. Kem of Missouri, Sen.
Bricker of Ohio, Sen. Malone of
Nevada, and Sen. Kane of
"With this in mind," Peek con-
cluded, "the optimistic Republi-
cans should note that Democrats
have a chance at holding the Sen-
ate even if the nation elects a
Republican president, and even if
the GOP succeeds in winning the
Senate, they will only hold it by
a narrow margin."
"However," Peek added, "Eisen-
hower is apparently a good vote
getter, and if he were the nominee
he might be able to carry the
doubtful states better than Taft."

Peek Says Republican Senate Doubtful

WHOLE BLOOD-Wayne Willis Glas, '46, a captain in the U.S. Army Medical Corps, Mobile Army
Surgical Hospital 8076 in Korea, is shown administering whole blood to an unidentified wounded Am-
erican soldier. Commenting on the University's al1-campus blood drive, Glas, a former member of
the department of surgery of University Hospital, said, "Whole blood in forward hospitals has resulted
in the survival of many soldiers who in previous w ars would not have been expected to live."


Student Bar Association Will
Hold Annual Election Today

Annual Law School elections
held each spring to fill Student
Bar Association posts and class
offices will be held today at
Hutchins Hall.
The entire student body will
vote for either Wm. M. Griffith,
53L, or Jim Gamble, 53L, for the
office of president of the Student
Bar Association.
Candidates Clifford Dean,
53L, Jack Hayward, 53L, and
John Lodwick, 53L, are running
for the office of senior class
president and will be. voted on
by members of the forthcoming
senior class.
John Ryder, 53L, and Dick
Rohr, 53L, are running for the
office of Bar Commissioners of

the senior class. Tom Rice, 53L,
and John Lees, 53L, are running
for the offices of senior class
vice - president and secretary -
treasurer respectively.
The members of the forthcom-
ing junior class will have the
opportunity to elect either Rob-
ert M. Schmidt, ,54L, or Don
Steiner, 54L, to the Office of
junior class president. Juniors
will also elect two Bar Commis-
sioners from candidates William
Bonds, 54L, James Hildebrand,
54L, and Leonard Kravets, 54L.
Hugh Harness, 54L, and James
Patrick, 54L, are vying for the
office of junior class vice-pres-

Hatcher Joins
Final Forum
The fifth and final forum on
College and University Teaching
will be held from 3 to 5 p.m. to-
morrow in Rackham Amphi-
President of the University Har-
lan Hatcher will take part in the
panel, which will discuss the "Pur-
pose of College Teaching."
Members of the panel are Prof.
Paul S. Dwyer of the mathematics
department, Prof. William Haber
of the economics department,
Prof. Helen Peak, of the psychol-
ogy department and Prof. Ralph
A. Sawyer, Dean of the Horace H.
Rackham School of Graduate

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