UARY 10, 1953
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Emlyn Williams To Give
Dickens Program at ll
By DIANE DECKER
Scrooge, Mr. Pickwick and 40
other loveable Dickens' characters
will invade Hill Auditorium at 8:30
p.m. Monday when British actor
Gounod's well-known opera,
"Foust," will lead off a spring play-
bill of two operas and two plays to
be presented by the speech de-
"Faust" will be given Feb. 27,
March 2, 3, and 4 at Lydia Men-
delssohn Theater, and is being pro-
duced in conjunction with the
School of Music.
"RIGHT YOU Are If You Think
You Are," a comedy-mystery by
Luigi Pirandello, will follow on
The second opera of the sea-
son will be Puccini's "Madame
Butterfly," running from April
16 through April 21. "Madame
r =Butterfly," like "Faust," will be
given in English.
A recent Broadway success,
"Deep Are the Roots," will wind
up the spring playbill on April 22
through 25. Written by d'Usseau
and Gow, "Deep Are the Roots"
was greeted by the critics as a
deeply moving and controversial
All performances except those of
"Madame Butterfly" will be staged
at Lydia Mendelssohn Theater.
."Madame Butterfly" will be given
in Tappan Junior High School
Mail orders for tickets to all
productions are now being accept-
ed at the box office of Lydia Men-
delssohn. Tickets for the two plays
are available for $1.20, 90 and 60
cents, while opera tickets are
priced at $1.50, $1.20 and 90 cents.
For certain performances on each
presentation, special student rates
will be offered.
Two local men were named for
positions by the state Democratic
convention over the weekend.
Neil Staebler was elected to his
third consecutive term as chair-
man of the Democratic State Cen-
Talbot Smith, former deputy
administrator of the Office of Price
Administration, was nominated for
justice of the Michigan Supreme
Court. He will run on the non-
partisan ticket for one of the two
State Supreme Court seats to be
filled April 6.
Two Art Exhibits
Two exhibits, "Aquatints and
Wood Engravings," by Prof. Alex-
ander M. Valerio of the art school,
and "Mexican, Central and South
American Designs," by Prof. Cath-
erine Heller, also of the art school,
will be on display on the first floor
of the Architecture Bldg. until
Emlyn Williams steps into the
Dressed in complete Dickens re-
galia, Williams will present a solo
theatrical performance of scenes
from such favorites as "A Tale of
Two Cities," "Dombey and Son,"
"Pickwick .Papers," "Christmas
Stories" and "Our Mutual Friend."
HIS IMPERSONATION of Dick-
ens is complete to the last detail,
from the fantail beard to the but-
The desk before which he will
stand when he recreates the
Dickens' personages is an exact
replica of the "Reading Desk"
once used by the author for his
The original desk, designed by
Dickens, was copied in detail for
Williams, with a raised rest for
the left arm and a low ledge for
the water-glass and the inevitable
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AS AN ACTOR, a playwright
and a director, Williams has been
a theatrical noteable for many
years. Numbered among his stage
hits are "Night Must Fall" and
"The Winslow Boy." He both wrote
and appeared in "The Corn Is
Williams has also invaded the
motion picture industry, appear-
ing in "Major Barbara," "The
Citadel" and "Ivanhoe."
He first presented his Dickens'
program last year in London and
New York, where it was enthus-
Williams' local appearance is
included on the Lecture Series.
Tickets will be put on sale at 10
a.m. tomorrow at the box office
of Hill Auditorium. The box office
will be open from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
and from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. daily
through Friday and from 10 a.m.
to curtain time Monday.
tising Agencies' 7th annual aptitude
examination will be held Sat., Feb. 14,
at 8 a.m. in 140 Business Administration
Building. Persons who as yet have not
made application for this examination
may do so by calling Mr. George Rich-
ardson at Woodward 28890 in Detroit.
Persons wishing additional information
may contact the Bureau of Appoint-
The U.S. Civil Service Commission
announces examination for Claims
Examiner, GS-5. There are openings in
Detroit and other locations, and the
examination is given on Saturdays. To
qualify one must have 24 hours in
one or not more than two of the fol-
lowing: Sociology, History, Economics,
Geography, Vsychology, Industrial Rela-
tions, Social Work, Political Science,
Public Administration, Statistics, Edu-
cation, Social or Cultural Anthropology.
In addition there are openings available
for Social Science Analyst under the
Junior Professional Assistant program.
Those June graduates interested
should make application now,
Indiana University, in Bloomington,
Ind., has available openings for women
interested in Counseling Internships
or Assistantships in Women's Residence
Halls. Graduate work may be carried on
in Personnel and Guidance, Education,
Psychology, Recreation, Sociology, and
The U.S. Navy has available openings
for men interested in indoctrination
and appointment in the grade of En-
sign in the Line and Staff Corps of the
U.S. Naval Reserve under the Officer
The Western Union Scholarship is
now open for high-school graduates in
Cornell University. The scholarships are
available to all employees with five
years or more service with Western
Union, or to the children, step-children,
or legal foster children of such em-
ployees. Applicants must be high school
or college preparatory school graduates
a.nd must not haveattended or be at-
tending college at the time application
is made or qualifying tests are taken.
Further details are available at the
Bureau of Appointments, Ext. 371.
The Army Map Service in Washing-
ton, D.C., has a number of vacancies
for Cartographer GS-5 and Catographis
Aid GS-5. One who has completed work
in Applied Cartography may apply,
and also those who qualify but have
not completed the course will also be
The State of Illinois, Department of
Public Welfare, Division of Child Wel-
fare, has openings in their Social Work
Program which would include attend-
ing school in order to obtain a graduate
degree and then later to work in the
Department of Public Welfare. This
is open only to residents of Illinois.
The Ryan Aeronautical Company, of
San Diego, Calif., has positions available
for Engineers, Accountants, Industrial
Engineers, or Mathematicians.
For obtaining further information
concerning these and other openings
contact the Bureau of Appointments,
3528 Administration Building, Ext. 371.
Emlyn Williams Tickets on Sale To-
morrow. Tickets for the dramatic pro-
gram to be given Monday night, Feb.
16, by Emlyn Williams, eminent Brit-
ish actor and author, will be placed on
sale tomorrow 10 a.m. at the box office,
Hill Auditorium. Mr. Williams will im-
personate the famous author, Charles
Dickens, giving a solo performance of
dramatic readings from the works of
Dickens. This unique program won
unanimous critical acclaim last season
in London and New York. Under the
sponsorship of the Oratorical Associa-
tion, the attraction is the fifth number
on the 1952-53 Lecture Course. Box
office hours are 10-1, 2-5.
Sigma Xi Lecture, open to the public.
"Food for the Future: The.-Trend of
Crop Production and Some Problems in
Plant Physiology," A. Geoffrey Nor-
man, Professor of Botany an Research
Biochemist in the Michigan Memorial
-Phoenix Project, 8 p.m., Rackham
Visiting Lecturer in Wood Technol-
ogy. Mr. Gordon L. Freedman, President,
Freedman Artcraft Engineering Corpor-
ation, will meet with wood technology
and other interested students at 7:30
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the position of Personnel Technician I
this afternoon in 429 Mason Hall, from
1 to 5 p.m. A bachelor's degree, prefer-
ably some knowledge of statistics, and
a genuine interest in personnel are
necessaryrequirements, Both men and
women are eligible and no blanks are
necessary prior to the examination
which begins promptly at 1 p.m.
Summer Placement Meeting.
The Bureau of Appointments' annual
summer placement meeting for all stu-
dents interested in summer employ-
ment this coming year will be held this
afternoon at 4:15 p.m. in 25 Angell
Advertising Aptitude Examination.
The American Association of Adver-
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