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February 11, 1952 - Image 5

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Monday, February 11, 1952


Page Five


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(The Daily Official Bull is published
daily. It is official. No more need be
said. Future notices will be received
at 120 E. Liberty Street.)
From The Dean of Women's Of-
fice: This office, hereby absolved,
relinquishes all sovereignty over
the rights and privileges of fe-
males enrolled as students at the
Events Today
Society for Peaceful Adultera-
tion will meet at 7:30 p.m. in the
Hussy Room. An Ann Arbor post-
man will deliver "A Scarlet Let-
ter," not to be confused with a red
4-H Club continuing the Ruth-
bone tradition will give weekly
cocktail party for students and

HALITOSIS, produced, direct- short sotry, "War and Peace" by
ed, adapted filmed, spliced, slit- Margaret Mitchell and though at
ed, tarred and- feathered right times the obscurity becomes al-
here in Ann Arbor.
most intelligible the plot wsuld
HALITOSIS, the first full length delight a mere babe in arms.
esic to be filmed in a broom

closet of a campus tourist home is
an inspiring example of peerless
Filmed by Peerless Pornogra-
phy, Inc., HALITOSIS features
local talent acting like local tal-
ent acting. Viewed for the first
time by the producer, director,
adapter, wardrobe mistress and
a Daily critic, the picture was
pronounced a complete success,
suffering only from poor acting,
poor direction, p o o r comera
technique, faulty lighting, faulty
connections, no connections..-.
and bad breaks ... but what a
wardrobe mistress!'
Undoutedly, the daring produc-
er, director, assistant director,
property man, script girl, dwarf
and squire (all actually the same
man . . . William Hampered, a
teaching fellow in Sweet Potato
Culture) must be commended for
his startling innovations. Not only
do the actors appear to move about
as though alive, but there is also
sound which continues for at least
fifteen minutes after the film has
reached its end.
"Halitosis" is adapted from a

"Halitosis" is the story of a
fraternity boy's mind which is
divided into a series of water tight,
scotch tight compartments. The
camera closes in on one of these
compartments. It is on the Wol-
verine Special going to Cornell for
an Ivy League weekend. In an
upper berth is an upperclassman.
He is Niccolo Machievelli, '52, an
exchange student f r o m Italy
(Played by Clark Gable in an ar-
gyle undershirt). Removing his
shirt to reveal the fraternity crest
tatooed on his chest Nick declares,
"The means justify the end" a$
he playfully pinches Ginny's.
Ginny, played by Irene Dunn is
the twelve year old daughter of
a Mongolian missionar . Ginny
has run away from Vassar, dis-
guised as the sixteen year old
daughter of a Mongolian mission-
ary and taken up residence at the
Washtenaw Athletic Club.
This is truly a tale of rejection,
dejection, interjection, preposition
supposition and suplication con-
cerned in its conception, stark in
its starkness, inequitable in its in-
-Nicandra Bronk -

members of the faculty at Presi- -Daily-Bill Hampton
dent H's Hut from noon til sun- ''Oh Hell, just paint the whole place purple!"
down. In the receiving line will-----_____
be Honorable Harlum Hawthorne
Hatchet, Mrs. HHH and little Save OurFinals!
Themne, Hatchet and Lum. a eO r in s.
The Society for the Preservation
of Socety-8:30 p.m. today-Rm. THE RECENT MOVE of the Re- derive more pleasure from these
5051 Lloyd Hall. New Members gents to abolish all final exam- examinations than they are will-
welcome. inations has met with a great ing to admit, (d) students de-
Society for the Maintenance of many plaudits from the student serve the vacation rest and re-
the Status Quo - Reactionaries body. laxation which final exam per-
unite! Dean of Students office But if the students would take iods permit and (e) they bring
Administration Bldg. 3:10 p.m. to- the time and thought to consid- students who have heretofore
day. er the far-reaching implications been completely ignored to the
L t eof such action, they would rea- attention of the professor.
lize that the merits of the pres- There is also a financial return
"Wine, Women and Song," a lec- ent system far outweigh any to the students on final examina-
ture with props, to be delivered by values inherent in the plan un- tions. They provide them with an
Prof. Phillipus Latifal of the phi- der consideration, opportunity to use up old odds and
losophy department, at 8:30 p.m. ends of pencils, paper and ink
today at a Liberty Street Tavern. Among the reasons stated by the which they would otherwise be
Minors welcome. Regents for their unjust and un- forced to have carted to the junk
"How Well Does Crime Really thinking proposal are: (a) too yard.
Pay?" an inside look at some job much valuable time which might Only one thing can salvage final
possibilities. Visiting lecturer, Sen. be spent in the classrom is being examinations from the Regents'
Eddie Keeek (D-Tenn.) 3:15 p.m. wasted during the two-week finals ashcan: a determined pro-stand
today Angell Hall basement, period, (b) the professors are plac- on the part of the student body.
ed in the awkward position of dis- Th aeo ia xmntosi
criminating between students and1 The date of final examinations is
are, in addition, subjected to an 'in your hands; it is up to you,
unnecessary nervous strainand the studen tso keep the Regents
(c) the results of fnals are iacon- from infringing upon your basic
ilusive as most grades have al- right as a member of the Univer-
ready been determined before the sity community,
£nal is administered. -James B. Conant, III, '55
All of these are creditable rea- r
sons from the narrow viewpoint of
the Regents. However, from their
ivory tower of executivism, they
are unable to see beyond the shal-
' ow superficialities of their pend-
fng action.
A more intelligent and broad-
-. w _minded inspection of the "prob-
Edioreai S/s/f lem" would reveal that examina-
tions should not, and actually can-
Editor ............. ...Vernon Emerson not be abolished.
Staff and Contributors: Jerry Heiman,
Mike Schrer, Harland Britz, Helene They are valuable to the stu-
Simon, Mike Wolff, Charles A. Elliott, dents for a number of reasons.
Richard K. Thomas, Ronald A. Watts,
Robert C. Keith, A. Barnes Connable Among these are: (a) they are
III, Donna Hendleman, Harry Lunn, one of the few remnants of the
Zander Hollander, Tom Arp. Cal crumbling academic traditions
Samra, Gayle Greene, Diane Decker, of our University, (b) they pro-
hotogr apher e Reinke, Alan vide students with a ready re-
nReid sd Larry Wilk. tort for their parents when con-
Business S ffronted with the query, "Don't
Business Manager ...... .Charles Cuson you ever do anything in col-
Assistants: Dave Calahan and Al Green. lege?", (c) professors actually ®.

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