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Athletes Star in 'Up 'n' Atom'
Junior football players Dan'
Cline and Art Walker, along with
John B. Ross, '54, will appear as
FBI men in the 1953 Union Op-
era "Up 'N' Atom.":
As part of a tradition stemming
from the past 10 or 15 Operas,
the athletes will stage a short :
song and dance routine.
WALKER, A tackle, has played
varsity football for two years pri-
or to this season. Halfback Cline

P eaders

Professors Discuss Newspapers' Value



NVew Plans
The University's foreign student
set-up, North Campus, Michigan
housing plan and the University
calendar will be discussed by more
than 60 campus leaders at 2 p.m.
today in the Inglis home during
the third semi-annual student-
faculty-administration conference.

Television and radio are not
taking the place of newspapers,
both Prof: Kenneth Stewart of
the journalism department and
Prof. Garnet Garrison, director of
University television, emphatical-
ly said, rather they supplement
Though New Yorkers may feel
they are getting all the news from
radio and television during the
newspaper strike, I'm sure after a
while they will miss newspapers,
remarked Prof. Garrison.
"FOR ON radio or TV the news

favorite news commentator you
can read your regular columnist
at any time during the day, he
Prof. Stewart commented that
various polls have proven that
more radio and TV listeners
make more newspaper readers.
Radio and TV are transitory and
only highlight the news and this
stimulates their listeners to look
for further elaborations of the
news in newspapers," he explain-
Also, Prof, Garrison felt, after
hearing a news broadcast people
like to check the newspaper for
other people's reactions.
* * *
ADVERTISING is one facet of
a newspaper that TV can not come
pete with, asserted Prof. Garrison,
for television can never duplicate
the extensive department store
ads in newspapers.

Both men felt that radio and
television have influenced news-
paper style. Prof. Stewart elab-
orated the basic role of the
newspaper has changed. Today
they are more concerned with
background and entertainment
which mainly means more fea-
tures, since radio and TV have
removed the importance of im-
mediacy in newspapers.
Another effect of radio and TV
on newspapers is that the news-
paper of today is easier to read,
commented Prof. Garrison, and
there is more correlation of the
They both reached the conclu-
sion that radio and TV have pro-
vided a stimulation for newspa-
One student commented, "News-
papers will never be outmoded for
you can't wrap up a package in an
old radio or TV set."

Dudok Slated.
For Lecture
Willem M. Dudok, noted Dutch
architect and town planner, will
lecture at 4:15 p.m. today in Rack-
ham Amphitheater on "My Per-
sonal Practice."
Dudok; who is known as the pio-
neer of the modern architectural
movement in Holland, has -been
touring leading United States ar-
chitecture colleges under the spon-
sorship of the American Institute
of Architects.
He is principle architect of the
city of Hilversum and is also re-
sponsible for planning numerous
other cities in Holland.

r played on the varsity team both
last year and this year. He was
also an outfielder on the Univer-
sity's NCAA championship base-
ball team last year.
Ross, a Canadian, has run the
mile and half-mile for the track
team during the past three sea-
Last year in the Opera "No Cov-
er Charge," Merritt (Tim) Green,
'56L, and Ralph Stribe, '53, re-
presented, the football team on-
stage. Don McEwen, '53, of the
track team joined them in their
Some of the University's most
famous football players have been
in past Operas. Perhaps the best
known was All-American Tom
Harmon, '41, who appearedas
Jimmy Roosevelt in 1940's "Four
Out of Five," which took its title
from the ancient comment "four
out of five girls are beautiful,
while the fifth goes to Michigan."
* * *
Bob Westfall, '41, were the other
football players in the opera that
year. Both were in the dancing
Evashevski, present Univer-
of Iowa football coach, was a
literary college senior class
president, while Westfall went
on to become an All-American
in 1941.
Other footballers who have ap-
peared in past operas were Bob
Chappius, '4'8, Chuck Ortmann,
'51, and Dick Rifenburg, '48, all of
whom became All-Americans.
Opera General Chairman Mike
Scherer, '54, said yesterday male
students interested in ushering
during local performances Wed-
nesday through Friday may sign
up in Rm. 3G of the Union.

is given to you fast ai
Effects of the North Campus on I gone," he continued,
the present campus and past, pre- ganecteacntwnue
sent nduur fhsngpascan read a newspaper
t and future of housing plans Also though you may
will be under consideration.

nd then is
"while you
at leisure.
miss your

Also to be discussed during
the conference will be the final
exam study committee's recom-
mendation of beginning the
first semester at the end of
August during a three-year trial
Possible closer integration of
foreign students in quadrangles
will be brought into discussions of
the group.

MSC Professor
To Lecture Here
Prof. J. O. Veatch of Michigan
State College will deliver a lec-
ture on "Soil-forest type rela-
tionships and reconstruction of
the original forest of Michigan"
at 4:20 p.m. Wednesday in Rm.
2082 Natural Science Bldg.

Known for his solid and si
designs, the architect holds
gold medal of the Royal Inst
of British Architects and is a m
ber of the Academie Royal

Ge de

About 20 students, presidents of P4ior to Prof. Veatch's address,
different organizations and hon- tea will be served at 4 p.m. in Rm.
oraries, 20 faculty members and 1139 Natural Science Bldg.
20 administrators including Uni- Author of a book on soil re-
versity President Harlan H. Hat- sources of the state, Prof. Veatch
cher, will take part in the dis- is considered an outstanding au-
cussions, thority of Michigan soils.

-Daily-Don Campbell
ART WALKER, John Ross and Dan Cline, disguised undercover
agents, examine evidence.
rU' Students Compose Score
For Children's Theater Play


On a train somewhere between
Eagle Bridge and Springs, N. Y.,
the original songs for Richard Mc-
Kelvey's stage adaption of "The
Ugly Duckling" were lost.j
Something had to be done in
order that the Children's Theater
could present the Hans Christian
Anderson fairy tale on schedule,
at 3 p.m. tomorrow and at 2 and
4 p.m. Sunday.
* * *
TO COMPENSATE for the lack
of words and music in the script,
Larry Pike, '54, and Karl Magnu-
son, '55SM, joined forces and com-

posed new songs for the Children's
Theater production.
Although Pike and Magnuson
have never met each other, Mag-
nuson composed the music and
Pike the lyrics'.
The cast is primarily composed
of children. Adults, however, take
several roles.
The director is Nancy Born.
choreography is done by Geraldine
Miller who teaches a number of
creative dance classes for adults
and children and set designer is
Arno Schiewind, Grad.
Tickets, priced at 75 cents, are
now on sale at Arts Theater Club,
209/2 E. Washington.
Losh To Lecture
Prof. Hazel M. Losh will lecture
at 7:30 p.m. today in Auditorium
A, Angell Hall on "The Christmas
This will be the last in a Visi-
tors' Nights series sponsored by
the astronomy department. After
the lecture the observatory on the
fifth floor of Angell Hall will be
open for qbservation of Jupiter
and a double star.



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Tuesday, Friday and Saturday Nites
and Guests
V. e a 314 E. Liberty St.
Ph. 2-3972
4xUisYou Must Be 21

The Daily Official. Bulletin is an
official publication of the University
of Michigan for which the Michigan
Daily assumes no editorial responsi-
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.University. Notices should be sent in
TYPEWRITTEN form to Room 2552
Administration Building before 3 p.m.
the day preceding publication (before
11 a.m. on Saturday).
VOL. LXIV, No. 61
Faculty of the College of Literature,
Science, and the Arts. The December
meeting of the Faculty will be held
Mon., Dec. 7, 1953, at 4:10 p.m., in Angell
Hall Auditorium A.
1954 Campus Parking Permits. All
those eligible to receive Campus Park-
ing .Permits for the calendar year 1954
may apply at the Information Desk,
Second Floor Lobby, Administration
Building, .on or after Dec. 8. Permits
will be issued to those who have ob-
tained the State license plate for 1954.
No permits for 1954 will be issued for
1953 license plates. Please present regis-
tration card for 1954 when applying for
permit. The permit for 1954 will be a
decal and is to be placed in the lower
right hand corner of the rear window.
Please follow the directions for at-
taching decal.
Herbert G. Watkins, Secretary
Late permission for women students
who attended' the Arts Theatre per-
formance on Wed., Dec. 2, will be no
later than 11:55 p.m.
To Instructors of Engineering Fresh-
men. Ten-week grades for all Engi-
neering Freshmen are due in the Sec-
retary's Office, 263 W. Engineering
Building,- on Mon., Dec. 7.
TIAA-College Retirement Equities
Fund. Participants in the TIAA and
CREF retirement programs will be able
to make changes in the amounts al-
located to TIAA and CREF, or to dis-
continue allocations to CREF.
Staff members who have 14 or I of
their contributions to TIAA allocated
to CREF may wish to change to a %
basis, or go from the latter to a 1/4
or 13 basis. Such changes must be made
BEFORE December 15, 1953.
Retirement Records Office
Room 3511, Admin. Bldg.
Telephone Ext. 619
Veterans who expect to receive edu-

cation and training allowance under
Public Law 550 (Korea Bill) must fill
Form 7-1996a, before 5 p.m. Fri., Dec.
4, in the Office of Veterans' Affairs,
555 Administration Building.
The British Universities are offering
again in 1954. opportunities to Ameri-
cans to combine study and travel in
England and Scotland during the sum-
mer months. Courses are offered at Ox-
ford, Stratford-Upon-Avon, London, and
Edinburgh. Four centuries of British
culture are included in the course ma-
terial, so that an applicant specializing
in a particular age or field of the hu-
manities, be it art, music, literature,
drama, or contemporary events, can
readily discover a program that will
contribute to his individual pursuits.
Application forms may be obtained from
The Institute of International Educa-
tion, 1 East 67th Street, New York 21,
N. Y. Further information about the
program may be secured from the Fel-
lowships Office at the Graduate School.
A limited number of scholarship
grants will be offered for the program.
These will cover approximately half of
the total Summer School fees, but not
travel costs. Well-qualified students
who-need such aid and could not other-
wise study in Great Britain, may obtain
award application blanks from The In-
stitute of International Education up-
on special request.
Selective Service laws provide that
all registrants must send their Ann
Arbor address to their local draft
boards. This should be done immedi-
Co.operative Housing Applications are
now being accepted from men and wo-
men for the Spring and Summer terms.
Applicants are invited to visit the co-
ops to determine their house prefer-
ence. Write the Personnel Chairman,
Inter-Cooperative Council, 1017 Oak-
land, or call NO 8-6872 for information.
There are also a couple of openings for
the current semester.
The California State Personnel Board
has announced an examination for
Junior Civil Engineer for employment
throughout the state of California,
chiefly with the Division of Highways,
although positions also exist with a
number of other state agencies. In or-
der to take the examination on Feb.
27, 1954, applications must be filed not
later than Jan. 29, 1954. Residence in
the state of California is not a require-
ment. February graduates in Civil En-
gineering who wish to compete for posi-
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