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TUESDAY, MAY 1$, 1954

THE MICHIGAN DAILY

PAGE FIVE

1' TUESDAY, MAY 18, 1954 THE MICHIGAN DAILY

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League Room
To Undergo
Remodeling
University Ballroom
To Feature Spotlights,
New Portable Stage
Under the auspices of the League
Board of Governors, the much-
used League Ballroom will be re-
modeled, starting June 28, at the
approximate cost of $15,000.
The ballroom, which has been
the scene of numerous campus
dances for many years, will un-
dergo a "face-lifting" during the
summer. It is hoped that construc-
tion will be completed by the
opening of school in the fall.
New features in the ballroom
will include a "flush lighting"
system with built-in spotlights
for special occasions, new drap-
eries, a modern paint job, wall
paneling, new furniture and a
portable stage.
The movable stage, an added
feature in many modern ballrooms
and theaters, will give the room
more versatility, with an eye to
dances, dinners and conferences.
Mrs. Herbert F. Taggart, head
of the League Board of Governors,
will be in charge of the project,
assisted by Mrs. Edith M. Wheeler,
business manager of the League
and the rest of the committee.
Other recent re-modeling in
the League includes the Bar-
bara Little Listening Rooms, on
the third floor across from the
League Library; the Rumpus
Room in the basement; cafeteria
and the Undergraduate Offices
on the first floor.
The re-modeling of the ballroom
will be followed in future arti-
cles in The Daily. "The rejuve-
nated ballroom should be a great
asset to the League and its varied
activities," according to the com-
mittee.

Goldman To Perform;
Will Dedicate'U'Room
"I have always felt that the Uni-
versity Band was the best college BORN IN Louisville, Ky., the
band in the country, which means 76-year-old conductor and com-
in the world." These are the words poser began his musical career at
of Edwin Franko Goldman, world the age of eight when he began
famous band conductor, who ar- coronet lessons.

AAUW MEMBERSHIP:

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Graduates To Continue Education

-Daily-John Hirtzel
BALLET CLUB - "Studio Night," a program sponsored by the
WAA Ballet Club, to be given at 8 p.m." today in Barbour Gym-
nasium, will include an English film, "Steps of Ballet," a barre
demonstration on ballet technique and a set of dances. Soloists
for the program will be Margaret Heizmann, Gaille Valentine and
D. L. Petry, under the direction of Mrs. Phillip Tayler, Ballet Club
instructor. Admission will be free.
1-Hop Committee Chairmen

Announced For Next

Year

Chairmen of the central com-
mittee for the annual I-Hop were
announced last week.
I-Hop will be the first all-cam-
pus dance to be held next fall,
the night of the Iowa-Michigan
football game.
SINCE THE dance is sponsored
jointly by Assembly and Inter-
House, the central committee posi-
tions are divided between the men
and women.
Lois Shein and David Hubly
will serve as general co-chair-
man for the event.
In charge of decorations for
the dance next year are Diane
Singer and Leonard Sipiora. Pub-
licity chairman are Marilyn To-
bocman and Gilbert Hitchcock.

DIRECTING finance and or-
chestra committees are Betty
Shuptrine and Ralph Bass, while
Valerie Perin and Alan Daver are
handling tickets. Shirley Clarke
and Pat Newell are co-chairman!
of programs and patrons.
The proceeds of the tradition-
al I-Hop are given to various
projects of the University or of
Assembly and IHC itself.
Recipients of the proceeds in
the past have been the Phoenix
Project and the Fresh Air Fund,
which provides camping exper-
ience for underprivileged children
at the University's Fresh Air
Camp.
The dance is informal and late
permission is usually granted.

rived in Ann Arbor yesterday for:
his guest appearance tonight with
the University Symphony band.
Preceeding the concert at 7:15
p.m., Goldman will dedicate the
Goldman Room in Harris Hall.
The Goldman Room will house a
collection of manuscripts, letters
and autographed photographs
which Goldman has given to the1
University.
* *.*
PROF. WILLIAM D. Revelli,
conductor of University Bands,
will conduct the first half of the
program.
Goldman will begin the sec-
ond part of the program with
"Slow March" from "Scipio" by
Handel, to be followed by two
Bach selections: "Jesu, Joy of
Man's Desiring" and "Choral
and Fugue."
He will conclude the program
with Vaugh Williams' "Folk Song
Suite" and three marches: "Hap-
py-Go-Lucky," "Anniversary" and
"Michigan."
New Thrift Book
Project Explained
To DormCouncil
Assembly Dormitory Council was
offered the opportunity of han-
dling sales, along with other cam-
pus organizations, for w proposed
Thrift Book which would appear
next fall.
Mark Gallon, who with two oth-
er students will be in charge of
this book, spoke at yesterday's
meeting of the council.
He explained that this publi-
cation would comprise coupons
from local merchants which
would present a savings up to
"250 to students.
This- project would offer an op-I
portunity of building up the treas-
ury of ADC, as a certain percent-
age of the sale of the book would
be kept by the organization. It was
unanimously agreed to support thisj
campaign.
Hazel Frank, president of As-
sembly announced that Janet
Grimm was elected independent'
woman senator-at-large to the
League Council.
An installation tea for old and
new senators, house presidents and
assembly members will be held
from 3 to 5 p.mfl Friday at Stock-
well Hall.

GOLDMAN organized the now
famous Goldman band in 1912
with the idea that a band could
play as artistically as a symphony
orchestra.
Entering their 37th season the
Goldman Band's concerts on the
Mall in Central Park, New York,
were begun in 1918. The con-
certs, which are given six nights
a week, are held in Prospect
Park in Brooklyn one night out
of each week.
Included in the collection which
Goldman is giving to the Univer-

Caps and gowns of the academ-
ic world may be cast aside upon
graduation, but the ideals they
symbolize can continue throughout
life.
One organization devoted to the
continuance of such academic
ideals is the American Association
of University Women, composed of
women college graduates interest-
ed in practical educational work.
BEGINNING today six repre-
sentatives of the Recent Graduate
Study Groups will visit league
houses, dormitories and sororities
to acquaint graduating senior
women with AAUW.
A five minute talk will be given
at each residence and as many
of them will be visited as time
permits.
Founded in 1882, AAUW devotes
its efforts to education, wider op-
portunities for women, interna-
tional understanding and cooper-
ation, and application of the train-
ing and abilities of college women
to the complex problems of modern
life.
* * *
ORIGINALLY composed of 17
women, representing eight col-
leges, AAUW now numbers over
122,000 members in its 1,221 local
branches. These branches are di-
vided among 48 states, Hawaii and
Musical Honors
Sigma Alpha Iota, musical
honorary, held its annual sen-
ior farewell service and musi-
cale Sunday at the home of
Mrs. J. J. Towsley, 1000 Berk-
shire. Social honors went to
Mary Catherine Hutchins, Jane
Townsend and Esther McGloth-
in, who were awarded the sword
of honor. Miss Hutchins also
received the leadership award
for the most outstanding wo-
men in the province.

Alaska. In Michigan, there are 6,-
500 members in 54 local branched,
and the Ann Arbor group has a
membership of approximately 500.
Membership in AAUW is open
to any woman holding an ap-
proved degree from an institu-
tion included on the AAUW list.
Such an institution, to be ap-
proved, must meet such regula-
tions as good academic stand-
ards, adequate provision for
women students, recognition of
women on the faculty and in

administration and a good foun-
dation for general education.
The approved degrees must in-
sure the graduate of a broad edu-
eational background encompassing
topics in general areas as well as
specialized fields.
* * *
NATIONAL AAUW is affiliated
with 32 other national organiza-
tions of university women in the
International Federation of Uni-
versity Women, devoted to inter-
national understanding and peace.

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-Daily-Dick Gaskill
EDWIN F. GOLDMAN
sity is a Mozart manuscript, a
Schumann letter, a picture in-
scribed by Wagner and a Sousa
manuscript.
* * *
A NEW Goldman composition,
"The Michigan March," dedicated
to the University, will receive its
first performance at the concert
tonight.
Goldman hopes to make further
additions to the collection in the
future.
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HOUSE MANAGERS-Women's
House Athletic Managers will have
their last meeting of the semester
at 5 p.m. tomorrow at the WAB.
All houses are asked to send their
new representatives for next year.
A buffet supper will be served.
* * *
WAA BOARD-Members of the
new WAA executive board will give
a picnic for the old board mem-
bers and club managers at 5 p.m-
today.

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School of Law
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(PAID POLITICAL ADVERTISEMENT)
OPEN LETTER TO THE CAMPUS

N MY FLASHY FRESHMAN YEAR, I
wrote "racial discrimination is but a weak
structure that was feared mainly because
of its influence in the past and once the
youth of the different races met and under-
stood each other it was doomed to fall." As
a sophisticated sophomore I wrote "to the
youth the race problem is more complex than
difficult." The way the campus has reacted
to the N.A.A.C.P., the support we have re-
ceived from S.L. and The Daily, and the
way the campus has reacted to the league
house discrimination, has justified my faith
in the youth. It is evident to me that the
younger generation does not want racial dis-
crimination. I think we are capable and are
ready to accept each person as an individual
and to judge them not by the color of their
skin or the slant of their eyes but by their
own individual merit. To further this atti-
tude I believe is the main purpose of the
N.A.A.C.P. The local chapter has tried to
aid this cause on both the national and local
level. On the national level we have con-
tributed more than $100 to the national
treasury. On the local level we have taken
significant steps toward solving several prob-
lems. In an effort to eliminate discrimina-
tion among businessmen in Ann Arbor we
have started a sticker campaign. The majority
of the businessmen are cooperating with us.
Next semester we hope to set up an employ-
ment committee which will periodically visit
those businessmen who still discriminate and
try to persuade them to cooperate with us.
We have sponsored a lecture series. From
the series we have learned the best way to
eliminate discrimination and predujice is to
integrate the races. We have recommended
that the administration abolish the photo
requirement from the room application form

members of different races can and have lived
and worked together in harmony and should
not be separated. On our side we have science.
On their side they have the power to make
the decision. Prof. Dawson told us that the
personnel of the administration is honest.
If this is so they are opposed to us only be-
cause they hold an erroneous opinion. Then
I think we are obligated to educate our eld-
ers. We can send committees to talk to them.
We can do more. By giving inter-racial func-
tions, e.g. mixers and panel discussions,
and by operating an effective inter-racial
N.A.A.C.P., we can give them a living dem-
onstration of inter-racial cooperation. This
might make them more inclined to change
their housing policy.
We have objected to the float, Uncle Tom's
Cabin, as an excavation of a stereotype. We
have succeeded in making it plain that we
didn't like this type of float. In this area
we can take more positive steps. We can
make it unlikely that we will have to object
to the stereotype by presenting as many
phases of Negro life before the public as
possible. We can investigate the possibilities
of getting a Negro History course on the cur-
riculum. We plan to present several national-
ly-known Negro leaders, e.g., Walter White,
Thurgood Marshall and Dr. Ralph Bunche;
we can try to persuade the Cinema Guild to
get movies like "Home of Brave," "Lost
Bountaries" and "Lydia Bailey."
When I think of the handful of people we
started with and of our present 53 members,
I am inclined to say we have taken "A
Giant Step." If, when we return next fall,
we work diligently and make this an effec-
tive organization, then we will give the ad-

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