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By ALICE B. SILVER
Associate Editorial Director
AFTER the Democratic victories Nov. 4
Sen. McCarthy advised the Administra-
tion that it had better start raising the com-
munism in government issue if it expected
to win next year's Congressional elections.
Judging from Attorney General Brow-
nell's "bombshell' concerning Harry White
and Truman the GOP is taking the Sen-
ator's advice quite seriously.
With the release of the charge that Tru-
man willingly appointed a Russian spy, the
administration hinted strongly that "this is
only the beginning" of a series of &ttacks
centering around communism in govern-
ment.
If the Republicans follow through with
this it will be an extremely shrewd move, if
nothing else.
It is a common observation that the ma-
jority of voters who switched their allegiance
from the Democratic party to the GOP in
1952 did so on the basis of the Republicans'
'Fight Communism' stand.
Elections of the past few weeks; partic-
ularly those in Wisconsin and New Jersey,
pointed up the failure of the Eisenhower
Administration to offer a meaningful do-
mestic program to the people. The Repub-
licans thus far have failed with their
farm policy (if they have one). They
have failed to do anything about Taft-
Hartley-consequently Durkin's resigna-
tion. Thus far they have failed in general
to put through a program in the public
interest.
Apparently the Republicans are beginning
to realize that in terms of their own econom-
ic self interest the majority of Americans
will identify with the Democratic )arty.
Thus we have a revival of the 1952 GOP
election theme which placed the emphasis
not on positive legislation for the welfare of
the people but on the internal threat of com-
munism.
This manner of vote getting-now seem-
ingly adopted by GOP leaders in addition
to the small fry such as McCarthy-is a
vicious perversion of what the democratic
process ought to be. It is an approach to
politics which does not involve an exchange
of ideas concerning what is best for the
people but instead an approach which
plays upon and manipulates the fears and
insecurities of the people.
In this respect the White-Truman charge
is an attempt to indirectly identify the po-
litical opposition-the Democrats-with the
foreign opposition-Russia. It is a delib-
erate attempt to label the opposition dis-
loyal and to appeal to the voters from that
premise. Nothing could contribute less to the
political party process.
Sr1HE ABOVE are intended to be the general
implications of Brownell's charges. As
regards the specific case, it is extremely dif-
flIcult to reach a definite conclusion.
It will suffice until the case develops more
fully to make several brief points.
1. The specific content of the FBI reports
is unknown. The points against White can
range from verified evidence to mere hear-
say.
2. White's initial accusers were two peo-
ple not to be trusted under any conditions
-ex-Communists Elizabeth Bentley and
Whitaker Chambers.
3. The White House will not affirm the re-
port that the FBI reports reached the Pres-
ident.
4. Only one person of the nine whom
Brownell named as having received the FBI
report has confirmed the charge. That man
is James Byrnes, former Secretary of State
who split with Truman and stood behind Ike
in '52.
5. The Un-American Activities Commit-
tee has subpoened Truman thus taking the
case from the Justice flepartment and in
effect "throwing him to the wolves."
If this entire case develops along present

lines it will be known for some time as one
of the lowest political shams in a long while.
It is a move to discredit not only a former
,President of the United States and the Dem-
ocratic party, but in effect the majority of
Americans who elected Truman in 1948. It
is such a low insult that perhaps the Ameri-
can people will not forget it in 1954 and 1956.
Miller Article
(Continued from Page 1)
Dean of Students Walter B. Rea said, "Stu-
dents are not passive in any sense of the
word. They question, interrogate, want to
know the why of the rules. In the past,
the tendency was to think: 'So what'?"
He added, "From the postwar years on,
especially, we've found students of high
calibre. The tempo set by the returning vet-
erans has not been reduced."
Assistant to the President Erich A. Walter
did think that present day students differ
from the veterans because, "Ever since the
war, students have been rushing toward
their degrees as never before." At attributes
this to the ever-present threat of the draft.
When Miller observes the University, he
asks himself, "What's . wrong?" He arrives
at the conclusion, "I did not feel any love
around the place . . . it just feels like an
insurance company, that's all. And yet, with
eighteen to twenty thousand students, I sup-
pose you've got to have it."
Few people would quibble with Miller's
point, yet there is agreement that the Uni-
versity is not wholly inhuman and that per-

ELECTION REFERENDA:
The Final Exam Question

"I've Been Sitting Up With A Sick Trend"

By HELENE SIMON
Daily Associate Editor
THE CHANGE in the final examination
schedule last spring was one of the
more unpleasant surprises which the ad-
ministration has handed the student body.
In the Student Legislature elections today
and tomorrow students will have the oppor-
tunity to register their opinions on three
alternatives through the referendum, al-
though it is dubious that even an over-
whelming vote will have great effect.
One of the alternatives suggests re-
taining the present exam schedule, but
a fair and more logical proposal is the
one suggesting a return to the system ex-
isting before last spring which provided
for a "dead period" and a longer number
of days to complete examinations. The
main disadvantage to this proposal is that
seniors would not be officially graduated
at commencement but only recommended
for degrees.
It matters little to most seniors whether
they are officially graduated on commence-
ment or not, for by that time the majority
know if they will be receiving a degree.
Seniors, along with freshmen, sophoihores
and juniors, would be more likely to appre-
ciate extra time to study for exams and
increase their chances for graduation.
With so little time to actually study for
exams, one of the purposes of finals, name-
ly review, is nearly impossible to achieve.
Nor must the psychological disadvantage be
overlooked. How well can a student be ex-
pected to perform when he has two exams
one day, one the next and two the day
after? His grades will suffer merely from
sheer exhaustion.
...And the St
Pro.. .
ANN ARBOR is a midwest college town.
Its student population is not known
for excesses of radicalism or even enthusi-
asm.
Also, Ann Arbor is a city with most of
the civic problems that affect other cities.
Among these problems is the social prob-
lem of discrimination by business.
Thinking students and Ann Arbor citizens
have looked for ways to attack the problem.
For the most part, local businessmen have
taken the position that they are happy, or
a least willing to serve anyone who comes
into their store.
But a few businessmen acting on personal
prejudice or because of the mistaken idea
that they will keep most of their customers
happy by refusing to sell to certain groups,
still won't wait on a Negro, for example.
When students go to the polls today
and tomorrow, they will find this ques
tion on the ballot: "Are you in favor of
the distribution of a sticker of the 'Fair
Play the Wolverine Way' type to Ann Ar-
bor merchants?"
The idea behind the sticker is that the
great majority of local businesses which are
open to all customers can display the stick-
ers on their windows as an indication of
good citizenship.
The few recalcitrants who make a point
of keeping some groups of customers out
of their stores will probably feel some pres-
sure to change their ways. Certainly they
cannot post a sticker without the risk of
being embarrassed by "undesirable" cus-
tomers, nor can they fail to display a stick-
er without opening themselves to some cen-
sure from public opinion, and having to ex-
plain their position.
Of course, slow educational processes may
be necessary to eliminate a prejudice in the
long run. Of course, the sticker plan is only
a step in the right direction. It should cer-
tainly be followed up by other action. Per-
haps some sort of investigating and coun-
seling group along the lines of the Cham-
ber fo Commerce proposal would be helpful.
Meanwhile, however, the question is
not one of feelings or prejudice. Student
opinion at Michigan may not be fervent,
but it is certainly opposed to a situation
where a Negro cannot get his hair cut.

Faculty members are also feeling the
pinch under the present system, which in
many cases forces them to abandon the
essay exam in favor of the objective. The
latter, in many cases, consists only in in-
telligent guessing and does not truly re-
flect how much the student has received
from the course.
Those favoring the concentrated exam
schedule have claimed that parents object
to traveling many miles to see their chil-
dren only recommended for degrees and
not officially graduated. Most patents
would agree it would be better to lift some
of the pressure off their children and allow
them a fair time to study rather than in-
sisting on the technicality of official grad-
uation. It shouldn't be overlooked that the
University is supposed to operate on the
principle of what is best for the general
welfare of the student rather than his par-
ents.
Another alternative suggests retaining
the "dead period" but at the same time
shortening spring recess. Not only would
seniors object to this but other classes
would not be in favor of cutting spring
vacation short in order that official grad-
uation could be granted to the minority
of the student body.
Administrators have made it understood
that they would not go back to the old sys-
tem which would in all likelihood be most
satisfactory from the students' and facul-
ty's viewpoint. If students come out strong-
ly for the return to the "dead period,"-as
they probably will-it would be most unwise
for the administration to ignore an over-
whelming student vote.
icker' Proposal
The sticker proposal is the only anti-dis-
crimination suggestion on the ballot. A "yes
vote on this question is not a vote against
other possible ways of attacking discrimi-
nation. The only way to register student
opinion in favor of good citizenship is to
support the sticker proposal by a "yes" vote
today or tomorrow.
-Jon Sobeloff
Cona-.-.
THE STUDENT LEGISLATURE referen-
dum asking "Are you in favor of the
distribution of a sticker of the 'Fair Play
the Wolverine Way' type to the Ann Arbor
merchants?" sholud be opposed by students
in the all-campus elections today and to-
morrow.
As a measure aimed at the elimination
of discrimination in Ann Arbor the pro-
posal is ineffective and based on the naive
assumption that every one putting such a
marker in his window will be automati-
cally wiping his slate clean on the dis-
crimination issue.
The stickers will serve not to educate,
only to point out. They are not aimed at
an ultimate solution of the problem, only at
informing the public of the existence of a
problem.
The markers will be distributed to those
who are willing to post them in their es-
tablishments. Reasons for not posting
them may range from a company policy
against stickers of any kind to outright
discriminatory practices on the part of a
business. Yet all establishments .not
bearing the stickers would be suspect and
subject to the economic discrimination
of Ann Arbor buyers.
There is another, and a far more effec-
tive way to approach the problem. That is
through directly approaching merchants
and establishments concerned and discus-
sing the problem with them. Pressure from
the Chamber of Commerce, businessmen's
groups, the Student Legislature and adverse
newspaper publicity can be brought to bear
on offenders with considerably more effect
than any sticker devised.
-Gene Hartwig
Becky Conrad
Dorothy Myers
Mark Reader

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iettePJ TO THE EDITOR
-F The Daily welcomes communications from its readers on matters of
general interest, and will publish all letters which are signed by the writer
and in good taste. Letters exceeding 300 words in length, defamatory or
libelous letters, and letters which for any reason are not in good taste will
be condensed, edited or withheld from publication at the discretion of the
editors.
For a Better SL ... the administration on one end
and the student body on the oth-
To The Editor: er. Many of you realize, that S.L.
needs more bargaining power with
STUDENT GOVERNMENT, a vo- the administration. To get this
cal organ of democratically power the administration has sti-
elected representatives with the pulated to S.L. that it must get a
power to govern, will not evolve larger percentage of the vote. Then
from a group which sits back again, the student body refuses
quietly waiting for governing au- to vote for it feels S.L. is power-
thority to be deposited on its IIless. To overcome this difficulty
shoulders. Student Government, we the students must go out and
as all other movements of indi- vote. So remember, "Vote, vote as
viduals to participate in their own you please, but VOTE.
governing, can be brought about -Larry Levine
only through aware, active indi- * * y
viduals who will stand and fight
resolutely for what they believe. Colonial Rights . .
Student Legislature was such a To the Editor:
group in the near past. It should
again be a liberal, idealistic or- N THE DAYS before the Ameri-
ganization neither hesitant nor can Civil War much verbiage
afraid of pressing for progressive was wasted on the alleged "rights"
reforms everywhere in campus life. of the slaveholders. Abolition was
Whether Student Legislature opposed on the .grounds that it
can again be an aware, active, would work an "injustice" on the
fighting organization is complete- owners of human beings. The Am-
ly up to thetvoterstone this cam- erican people, however, rejected
pus. The voters not only have a this myth because they knew that
duty to support November candi- no man had a "right" to keep'
dates who best express their own another man in bondage, that
beliefs and will fight for Student slavery itself was the injustice ra-
Government, they also have a duty ther than its abolition.
to begin pressuring the most cap- One would think that by now
able individuals to run for Stu- this obvious lesson of history
dent Legislature in the spring would have been mastered by all
elections. Americans. But apparently such
At the moment, an active desire logical conclusions have managed
for true Student Government is to escape the attention of Prof.
possessed by only a few student Hyma of the History Department.
legislators. If thereninvt e For he, like the ancient defenders
student participation in the gov- of slavery, protests against the
erning of our University, each stu- "injustices" done to the Dutch in
dent must assume partial respon- Indonesia.
sibility for Student Legislature by To Prof. Hyma the colonial sys-
pressuring for better legislators, tem itself is not unjust. Java, he
for better candidates ... claims, "was as much a Dutch pos-
University recognition cannot session as Malaya belonged to the
be achieved unless Student Leg- British." On the other hand, the
islature is composed of mature, fight against colonialism is not
honest,, working individuals who ongyaunstuoo -isired
forthrightly press for the evolu- onlyounjst t s -p
tion of complete participation by I just wonder if Prof. Hyma ac-
students in the bettering of their tually realizes the implications of
own educational environment, his remarks. For if the revolu-
--Leah Marks tionary movements in Indonesia

DAILY OFFICIAL BULLETIN

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Student Association Center, Hill Street
at S. Forest Ave., 4 to 5:30 p.m. Every-

Lecturesbody welcome
Hon. Trygve Lie to Speak Tonight at Ullr Ski Club. First meeting of the
8:30 in Hill Auditorium as the third year, 7:30 p.m. Union. Refreshments.
number on the 1953-54 Lecture Course. All interested are invited, including
Elected as the first Secretary-General non-skiers.
of the UN, Mr. Lie served for seven
years in that important position and Hillel: First meeting of class in Mod-
became world famous for his diplo- ern Israel, 3:30 p.m. Those who are in-
macy and his genius in handling dif- terested and have not yet registered
ficult international situations. "How are urged to attend this first meeting.
To Meet the Challenge of Our Times"
is the subject of his lecture. Tickets Modern Dance and Ballet Clubs are
are on sale -today 10 a.m.-8:30 p.m. at co-sponsoring a dance movie night, 8
the Aupitorium box office. p.m. in the dance studio, Barbour Gym.
The public is invited, both to the
Lecture by Henry Heydenryk. "Fram- movies and to the discussion immed-
ing-Right and Wrong." Sponsored by lately following. The films will feature
the Museum of Art, in connection with modern dance and ballet, and include
4the exhibition Framing-Right and Jose Limon and valerie Bettis.
Wrong now current in Alumni Memor-
ial Hall. Thurs., Nov. 12, Auditorium
SSuec 1Demonstration will be hl

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B, Angell Hall, 4:15 p.m. The public
is invited.
Academic Notices
Preliminary Examinations in Ling-
iistics. The examinations in Linguistic
Science and in Comparative Indo-Eur-
opean will be given on Fri., Nov. 13.
2 p.m., 2023 Angell Hall, the examina-
tion in the Structure and History of
the English Language will be given
on Sat., Nov. 14, 9 a.m., 2023 Angell
Hall.
Course 401, the Interdisciplinary Sem-
inar in the Application of Mathematics
to the Social Sciences, will meet Thurs.,"
Nov. 12, 4 p.m., 3409 Mason Hall. Prof.
Arthur W. Burks of the Philosophy De-
partment will speak on "Carnap's
Theory of Inductive Probability."
Seminar in Applied Mathematics.
Thurs., Nov. 12, 4 p.m., 247 W. Engi-
neering Bldg. Speaker: Prof. C. L.
Dolph. Topic: On Quasi-linear hyper-
bolic differential equations.
Fourth Sociology Colloquium. Thel
Student-Faculty Committee of the So-1
ciology Department will present Messrs.I
Robert Blood, Robert Hamblin, and
Robert Schuize in a panel discussion,
"An Assessment of the New Kinsey
Report," on Wed., Nov. 11, at 4 p.m.,
Auditorium "C" Mason Hall. Everyonej
is invited.
Engineering Mechanics Seminar. P. M.
Naghdi will speak on "Graphostatics'
of Stress Function" at 3:45 p.m., Nov.
11, 101 W. Engineering Bldg. Refresh-
ments.
Doctoral Examination for Ezra Stot-
land, Social Psychology; thesis: "Peer1

in Auditorium A, Angell Hall at 4 p.m.
today. Participating in the program are
the following: George Bashara, '56, in-
troduced by Richard Shapiro, '56; Sue
Garfield, '56, introduced by Ruth Hel-
fenbein, .'56; George Hill, '56, intro-
duced by Ricki Bodonis, '57; Allanj
Knee, '56, introduced by Ronald
Wright, '55; Keith Pohl. '56, introduced
by 'Gail Cohen, '56; and John Shep-
herd, '56, introduced by Jay Hersch-
man, '55. Major speeches will be five
minute speeches with one minute in-
troductions. The demonstration is open
to the public with no admission charge.
Israeli Dance Group will meet at 8
p.m., Hillel Recretation Room.Begin-
ners as well as those who know how
to dance are welcome. Rehearsals for
those participating in the coming ex-
hibitions will also begin tonight. The
dance group is open to the public.
Pershing Rifles. 'Ensian pictures will
be taken tonight. All actives and
pledges report to the Rifle Range in
uniform at 1925 hrs. Bring gym shoes.
Wesleyan Guild. Mid-week RefresherI
Tea, Wesley Lounge, 4-5:30 p.m.
Le Cercle Francais will meet at 8
p.m., Michigan League. Prof. Robert J.
Niess, French Department, will speak
on "Modern Trends in French Litera-
ture." Dancing, singing, refreshments.
Congregational-Disciples Guild. 7 p.m.
Discussion Group meeting at Guild
House. "The Challenge of Our Cul-
ture," study guide.
Comning Events

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Vote No ...
To the Editor:

and the other so-called underde-
veloped areas are really Moscow-
inspired, then one must conclude
that it is only the Soviet Union

I WISH TO commend SL for and the Communist Party who
+ their attempt to eliminate pre- are interested in liberating the
judice. One of their attempts in vast majority of mankind from
this fight has been brought into colonial oppression. No higher
today's ballot-a referendum on compliment could ,be paid to any
the Fair Play Stickers. These nation or to. any party. Was Prof.
stickers are to be placed on the Hyma really intending to pay this
stores of merchants who are will- compliment?
ing to let anyone come into their A moment's reflection, however,
stores-no matter what race or will show how ridiculous this
creed. whole argument is. Does an op-
We all want to fight prejudice, pressed nation need Moscow to
but is this the way to do it? Let's tell it that it wants to be free?
see what would happen . .. After all our own American Revo-
John Smith is a good business- lution, with all its "injustices" to
man and he is not prejudiced, so the British ,seems to have occur-
we proudly put a sticker on his , red without the benefit of the
store. !Kremlin (or perhaps Prof. Hyma
Al Good-Guy is also a .good has also found a "secret' docu-
businessman, but he is prejudiced. ment proving otherwise).
He doesn't care where his money If Prof. Hyma had really mfas-
comes from, just so it comes. He tered the lessons of history, he
thinks a sticker might help, so he would know by now that the co-
lets anyone in, and we put a lonial system, like the slave sys-

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Groups and Reactions to Power Fig- Linguistics Club. Special Meeting,
ures," Wednesday, November 11, West Thurs., Nov. 12, Auditorium C, Angell
Council Room, Rackham Building, at Hall, 7:30 p.m. Dr. R. W. Zandtvoort,
3 p.m. Chairman, A. F. Zander. Professor of English at the University
of Groningen, Holland, and editor of
Doctoral Examination for Arthur English Studies, will speak on "Lan-j
Kinney Adams, Fisheriesthesis: "Some guages and Dialects of Holland."
Physico-Chemical Effects of Beaver ______
Dams upon Michigan Trout Streams Social Seminar of the Michigan Chap-
in the Watersmeet Area," Thurs., Nov. ter of ASPA Thurs., Nov. 12, 7:30 p.m.,
12, 9 a.m., 2124 Natural Science Bldg- Michigan League. See League Bulle-
Chairman, K. F. Lagler. tin Board for room number.
Prof. Leonard D. White, University
of Chicago, will speak on "Loyalty and
, oncerts, Security in the Federal Government."
Carillon Recital by Sidney Giles, As- All students and faculty and their
sistant University Carillonneur, 7:15 friends invited.
p.m., Thurs., Nov. 12. Program: Pre-
ludium Three by van den Gheyn, Spin- Lecture by Dr. Douglas V. Steere, re-
ning Song by Ellmenreich, Menuet by cently returned from several months in
Bach, two compositions for carillon South Africa. "Religion Challenges the
by Fraussen and Nees, Sextette from World," closing lecture in the Reli-
Lucia di Lammermoor; Home to our gious Symposium-1953. Rackham Lec-
Mountains by Verdi, My Heart at Thy ture Hall, Thurs., Nov. 12, 8 p.m. Re-
Sweet Voice by Saint-Saems, and The ception following in the Lane Hall Li-
Harmonius Blacksmith by Handel. brary.
Organ Recital. Andre Marchal, Guest Episcopal Student Foundation: Stu-
Organist, will be heard at 8:30 p.m., dent Breakfast following 7 a.m. ser-
Thurs., Nov. 12, Hill Auditorium. Pro- vice of Holy Communion, Thurs., Nov.
gram: works by Sweelinck, Purcell, Ga- 12, at Canterbury House.
brieli, Couperin, Buxtehude, Bach,
Saint - Saens, Touremire, Langlais, Roger Williams Guild. Yoke Fellow-
Vierne, and Litaize. Open to the public ship, Thurs., Nov. 12, 7 a.m. in the
without charge. church Prayer Room. Inspirational de-
votions followed by a breakfast.
Program of Compositions by Leslie
Bassett, Instructor in Theory and Com- Christian Science Organization. Tes-
position, School of Music, Sun., Nov. timony meeting Thurs., Nov. 12, Fire-
15, at 4:15 in Auditorium A, Angell side Room, Lane Hall. All are welcome.
Hall. Open to the public without
charge. (This recital is erroneously list- First Laboratory Bill of Plays for the
ed for Sat., Nov. 14, in the Weekly 1953-54 season will be presented by the
Calendar.) Department of Speech Friday and Sat-
urday, November 20 and 21, at 8 p.m. in
the Lydia Mendelssohn Theatre. In-

sticker on his door.
Joe Blow is a good, but preju-
diced businessman, like Al Good-
Guy, except his prejudice is
stronger than his business sense.
For fifty years he has been becom-
ing more and more set in his ways,
just like anyone else.
Next door John Smith has a
sticker on his store. Joe Blow sees
this. What is he going to do? After
fifty years is he going to stop and
say, "Gee, I've been wrong!"? No.
He will pull back in his shell and
be more set in his principles than
before. He will be antagonized by
our stickers.
Joe Blow has a son and, of
course, he will feel the antagon-
ism, and be influenced. His son is
not set in his ways. He is the
place to start if we are to elimi-
nate prejudice. The less influence
that he is given in the wrong di-
rection,' the better our chances of
eliminating prejudice.
Therefore, let's not cause antag-
onism with the stickers. Better,
let's try to bring the youth togeth-
er through common interests.
Remember to vote against the
Fair Play Sticker.
-Jack Richardson

tem of old, is coming to an end;
that no matter what he may wish,
he cannot change the course of
history; that the history of the
next few years will be written by
the peoples of Asia, Africa and
Latin America through their
struggles for real independence;
and that colonialism itself, rather
than its abolition, is the real in-
justice in this world.
-Ed. Shaffer

STANLEY QUARTET: Gilbert Ross and
Emil Raab, Violins; Robert Courte,
Viola; Oliver Edel, Cello.
IN JUST FOUR years the Stanley Quartet
has become an institution at the Univer-
sity. The playing of this group, has grown
steadily in quality of ensemble, warmth of
tone, and maturity of interpretation. The
contrast between the Stanley concerts (for
which, by the way, no admission is charged)
and the slightly bored and boring profes-
sionalism of too many of the Choral Union
concerts is interesting and very revealing.
The performance last night was full of devo-
tion to the works played. The members of
the quartet are willing to let the music stand
by itself, without interference from spur-
ious "interpretations." This is the most that
can be expected from any performance.
The first composition played was the
Quartet in A, Op. 18, No. 5, by Beethoven.
rhnanrcn otrt+ +he set f th eOn 1 i, ,+i c

it is nevertheless engaging music with a de-
lightfully spontaneous final movement. An
occasional slip of intonation or unsteadiness
of bowing did not detract from a superior
performance in which the musicians were
completely en rapport from the very begin-
ning.
The program continued with the Quar-
tet No. 4 by Bela Bartok. What were un-
doubtedly the most striking features of
the work to those who were listening to it
for the first time were the harsh disson-
ances, the percussive, jagged rhythms, and
the tremendously imaginative use of string
effects. But what makes the work an over-
whelming musical experience even after
repeated hearings is the logic and the
quality of inevitability in the flow from
first movement to finale. The performance
could not have been improved upon. The
contrasts between the movements were
brought out clearly and vividly. The tech-
nical finish (especially in the seemingly

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YOUR S.L. and mine is caught
in the middle of a vicious cir-
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Speech' production of Maxwell Ander- opera, THE BARTERED BRIDE, pre- should report to the Union ballroom at
son's, ELIZABETH THE QUEEN, Thurs- sented with the School of Music. There 6:15 p.m. All other workers should re- Thomas Treeger......Business Manager
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