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PAGE FOUR
Yae Linguist
Urges Early.
instruction
"F o r e i g n language teaching
should begin in kindergarten,"
Prof. Theodore Andersson of Yale
University said yesterday, outlin-
ing a future program of modern
language teaching.
a Speaking at a Modern Language
Conference of thIie Michigan
Schoolmasters Club, Prof. Anders-
son proposed acclimating the ear
of primary grade children to a
foreign language through speak-
ing and listening.
Teach Language in Grades
He suggested teaching reading
and writing to grades four through
six, adding "descriptive" grammar
to grades seven through 10, and
giving literary and cultural study
to grades 10 through 12.
This program, the Yale profes-
sor continued, would permit col-
lege instruction in the second lan-
guage to proceed at the same level
as English.
Prof. Andersson pointed out that
inasmuch as there is no correla-
tion between language aptitude
and IQ, the second language, in
elementary school, uplifts the
"slow learner with confidence and
increases his interest in learning."
'Pioneers' Face Obstacles
Since the continual progressive
language program is, for the most
part in an embryonic stage, Prof.
Andersson pointed out obstacles
"pioneers" of the idea are facing.
"It is first necessary," the Yale
professor added, "for communities
to support such a program before
rushing into it."
"Second," he continued, "it is
necessary to obtain and prepare
competent teachers for elementary
school level instruction."
Develop Language Skill
According to Prof. Andersson,
educators have sorely ignored the
fact that more than 20 million
Americans are exposed to a second
language in the home.
"This resource can definitely be
used to advantage," the Yale pro-
fessor continued, "by the coopr-
ation of social workers, cultural
anthropologists, and psychologists
with language teachers to help
more Americans point with pride,
rather than fear to their second
language skill."
Student Receives
Honor for Opera
Roland Trogan, Grad., has re-
ceived a $1,500 award for his
comic opera, "The Hat Man."
Trogan, a music composition
student, received the amount as
second prize in the National Stu-
dent Composers' Radio Awards.
The work, which Trogan wrote
in his junior year is a comic opera
dealing with the fortunes of a hat
salesman.

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'SOUTHWEST CORNER' STAR:
Fennelly Says TV Wiping Out Radio

DAILY OFFICIAL BULLETIN

By ERNEST THEODOSSIN
"It's the easiest money for the
least work" is the way Parker Fen-j
nelly feels about radio.
Fennelly, who is now appearing
in "The Southwest Corner" at Ly-
dia Mendelssohn Theatre, is prob-
ably best known for his portrayal
of Titus Moody on Fred Allen's
radio program, "Allen's Alley."
"TV is wiping out radio," Fen-
nelly said. "In fact, all that's left
are disk jockeys in the afternoon:
and quiz shows in the evening. But
I guess newscasts will last for a
long while."
Shakespearean Work
A quiet and unassuming man
who wears his long, grey hair
combed away from his forehead,
Fennelly has switched from radio!
to TV and the stage within the
past few years. Of course, he has
done considerable stage work be-
fore, Shakespearean repertory and
many summers of stock work.
Most of Fennelly's work has<
been in portraying New England4
character roles. Last fall, director
Alfred Hitchcock asked him to ap-
pear in the upcoming mystery-t
comedy film, "The Trouble withr
Harry."k
"After playing strictly rural5
parts," Fennelly said, "I was sur-
prised to discover that I was toe
play a millionaire, but a self-madev
one."
Character Roles
Fennelly.does not resent playingr
character roles. "So many other
people can do the other things
much better," he said.
Of his part as Orville Green-
stead, the slow-moving, slow-talk-
EVENTS "TODAY
About 400 students from 19 Mi-
chigan high schools will gather
for the Michigan School Vocal As-
sociation class B festival chorus
at 3 p.m. today in Hill Auditorium.
Prof. Maynard Klein, director of
the University Choirs will conduct
the chorus in selections by Bach,
De Lassus and Brahms. He will
also conduct the Michigan Singers
in selections by Vittoria, Schu-
bert and Brahms.
Co-chairmen for the event are
Prof. Geneva C. Nelson, and Don-
ald C. Robinson, both of the mu-
sic school. The program is open
to the public free of charge.
* * *
The 25th Alumni Conference
sponsored by the School of Busi-
ness Administration will be held
today in the business administra-
tion building.
George W. Romney, president of
the American Motors Corporation,
will talk on "The American Motors
Merger" at 10 a.m. in Auditorium
A, Angell Hall. A. D. H. Kaplan
of the Brookings Institution will
speak on "Economic and Social As-
pects of the Merger Movement."

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who used to pay $1.50 to sit in the
balcony are staying home now,"
he said,
Fennelly, who thinks a show
should establish. a reputation at
reduced rates, believes that the-
ater prices are much too high.
"You have to get people into
the theater," he explained. "They
won't pay the same amount of
money for a play with seven peo-
ple when they can see 50 dancing
girls for the same price."
Fennelly explained his choice of
careers with the simple statement,
"I was always stage struck." He
attended Leyland Howard School
in Boston where he received dra-
matic training. '
Afterwards, he did Shakespeare
and some summer stock. A friend
told him about a rural part in a
radio show. Fennelly auditioned
for the part and from then on be,-
gan a steady climb to prominence
in the radio field.
Commenting on Ann Arbor au-
diences, Fennelly said they were
"very responsive." He was much
impressed with the reception ac-
corded the show during'the Dra-
ma Season run.
Future plans include a summer
television series which will be
filmed. A top TV comic is beir
considered for the leading role,
but Fennelly hesitated to make any
statement until the series is defin-
itely set.

(Continued from Page 2)
Schwartz Schindler, Business Admini-
stration; thesis: "The Development of
a General Quasi-Reorganization Con-
cept," Mon., May 16, 516 School of Busi-
ness Administration, at 7:30 p.m. Chair-
man, H. E. Miller.
Doctoral Examination for James Clin-
ton Cook, Jr., Mechanical Engineering;
thesis: "An Investigation of the Pres-
sure and Temperature Variations with-
in a Vessel Containing Air Discharging
to the Atmosphere," Mon., Moy 16, 243
West Engineering Bldg., at 3:00 p.m.
Chairman, G. J. VanWylen.
Doctoral Examination for Gordon
James Aldridge, Education; thesis: "The
Role of Older People in a Florida Re-
tirenent Community," Mon., May 16,
Michigan League Building, at 2:00 p.m.
Chairman, W. Dickermdn.
Doctoral Examination for Marvin
Hass, Physics & Chemistry; thesis: "The
Infrared Spectrum of Gypsum, CaSO4.
2H20," Mon., May 16, 2038 Randall Lab-
oratory, at 1:30 p.m. Chairman, G. B.
B. M. Sutherland.
Concerts
University Choir, Maynard Klein, con-
ductor, will perform Brahms' German
Requiem at 8:30 p.m. Sat., May 14, in
Hill Auditorium, with Phyllis McFar-
land, soprano, Robert Kerns, baritone,
and William Doppman, accompanist,
Public admitted without charge. Correc-
tion: Concert is Sat. instead of Sun.,
May 15, as announced in the Weekly
Calendar.

Student Recital. Thomas Tipton, bar-
itone, 4:15 p.m. Sun., May 15, in Audi-
torium A, Angell Hall; compositions by
Handel, Schubert, Massenet, Poulenc,
and Copland. Presented in partial ful-
fillment of the requirements for the
Master of Music degree, the recital will
be open to the public. Mr. Tipton is a
pupil of Chase Baromeo.
Events Today
Hawaii Club Picnic at Kensington
Park on May 14. Meet in front of Rack-
ham at 1:00 p.m. This is the last activi-
ty of the year. Elections will be held.
Hillel. Sat., May 14, 9:00 a.m. Sat.
morning s6rvices in the chapel.
Sailing Club. Elections at the meeting
Thurs. Rides to Lake Sat. will leave
Lydia Mendelssohn at 9:00 a.m. and 1:30
p.m. Rides to Lke Sun. will leave at
9:00 a.m.
Coming Events
Westminster Student Fellowship-
sponsored Bible Seminars in the Stu-
dent Center of the Presbyterian Church,
Room 217, 9:15 and 10:45 a.m., Sun.,
May 15.
Newman Club Communion Breakfast
Sun., May 15, at the Father Richard

Center, immediately after the 9:30 a.m.
Mass.
Episcopal Student Foundation. Can-}
terbury House breakfasts following bothI
the 8:00 and 9:00 a.m. services Sun., May
15. "Faith of the Church" lecture, 4:30
p.m., Sun., May 15, at Canterbury House.
Canterbury Supper, 6:00 p.m., Sun.,
May 15, at Canterbury House, followed
by business meeting for nomination of
Canterbury officers.
Congregational - Disciples Guild.
Sun., 7:30 p.m., Open House at the Guild
House following Retreat. The Rev. M.
A. Thomas of South Indiana will be
guest speaker.
"What Part Does Christian Faith Play
in Sex and Love?" Westminster Student
Fellowship topic at the Guild meeting,
Sun., May 15, 6:45 p.m. in the Presbyter-
ian Student Center in connection with
a study of the booklet "Faith, Sex, and
Love." Copies of the booklet are avail-
able at the Student Center.
Annual picnic of the American So-
ciety for Public Administration will be
held Sun., May 15 at 1:30 p.m. at the
Dexter-Huron Park, Dexter, Michigan.
$1.00 for each adult, $.75 for each child.
Hillel. No more supper clubs for the
rest of the semester.
Graduate students are Invited by the
Fireside Forum group of the First,

Methodist Church to see a movie on
comparative religions and to hear a
discussion led by the Rev. Abbey in the
church's Youth Room at 7:30 p.m. Sun.,
May 15. This will conclude our series
on comparative religions.
Unitarian Student Group will meet
Sun., May 15, at 7:30 p.m. at the church.
Discussion of Paul Blanchard's book,
"American Freedom and Catholic Pow-
er." Transportation from Lane Hall at
7:15 p.m. Refreshments.
Informal folk sing at Lester Co-op,
900 Oakland, Sun., May 15, st 8:00 p.m.
Lane Hall Folk Dancers will meet
Mon., May 16, 7:30-10:00 p.m. in the
recreation room. American couple
dances will be featured. Instruction for
every dance, and beginners are wel-
come.
Assembly Dormitory Council meeting,
Mon., May 16, at 4:00 p.m. in the
Michigan League.
Russky Kruzhok will meet Tues., May
17. at 8:00 p.m. in the International
Center. The Russian dance group will
perform. Conversation in Russian and
refreshments. Open to public.
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PARKER FENNELLY

ing farmer in "The Southwest
Corner,' Fennelly said, "If I had
written the play myself, I would-
n't have changed a thing."
Fennelly said the reason he
thinks the show had such a short
run was that the prices were too
high. "Three out of seven New
York critics liked the show," he
explained. "But we had lost mon-
ey in the Philadelphia, pre-Broad-
way run."
Reduced Rates
"I think that TV is keeping peo-
ple away from the theater. Folks

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ST. MARY'S STUDENT CHAPEL
William and Thompson Sts.
Sunday Msses-
8:00 " 9:30 - 11:00 - 12:00
Daily-7:00 - 8:00 - 9:00
Novena Devotions-Wednesday evenings-7:30
P.M.
FIRST CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH
Minister-Rev. Leonard A. Parr
Junior Church in Douglas Chapel at 10:45 a.m.
Public Worship 10:45 a.m. Dr. Parr will preach on
"Christian and Communist: Is Co-Existence
y Possible?"
Student Guild at Guild House, 7:30. M. A. Thomas
of Travancore, India, will speak on "The
Christian Mission in a World of Revolution."
FRIENDS (QUAKER) MEETING
Lane Hall
11:00 A.M.-Meeting for Worship. Visitors are
Welcome.
6:30 P.M.-Young Friends
Students will be picked up at Lane Hall at 6:30
P.M.
FIRST METHODIST CHURCH
and WESLEY FOUNDATION
120 South State Street
Merrill R. Abbey, Erland J. Wangdohl,
Eugene A. Ransom, Ministers
9:00 and 10:45 A.M.-Worship, "Learning in
Christ's Laboratory." Dr. Abbey, preaching.
5:30 P.M.-Fellowship Supper
6:45 P.M.-Worship and Program. Senior Panel,
with Nona Grosse, Joyce Albiston, and Bill
Riley.
Welcome to Wesley Foundation Rooms, Open Daily.
FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH
502 East Huron, Phone NO 8-7332
Rev. C. H. Loucks. Minister
Beth Mahone, Student Advisor
9:45-Charles Mahone 'will begin a series of
discbssions on "Psychology and The Teach-
ings of Christ." "The Sermon on the Mount"
will be studied this week.
11:00-Morning Worship: Rev. M. A. Thomas
of Travencore, India will be guest Minister
6:45-The guild will have an evaluation and
planning meeting based on the report from the
retreat. A film will also be shown.
BETHLEHEM EVANGELICAL AND
REFORMED
423 South Fourth Ave.
Walter S. Press, Pastor
Warren Winkler, Director of Student Work
10:45-Sermon by Rev. Press
7:00-Student Guild
FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH
and STUDENT CHAPEL
1432 Washtenaw Ave.
Henry Kuizenga and George Laurent, Ministers
William S. Baker and Edward Sue, University
Pastors
Worship Services-9:15 and 11:00-Sermon: "On
Being Sought After."
6:45-Student Program on Marriage.

GRACE BIBLE CHURCH
Corner State and Huron Streets
William C. Bennett, Pastor
10:00-Sunday School
11:00-"Conflict and Conquest"
6:00-Student Guild
7:30-"The Exalted Christ"
Wednesday 7:30-Prayer Meeting
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UNIVERSITY LUTHERAN CHAPEL
AND STUDENT CENTER
1511 Washtenaw Avenue
(The Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod)
Alfred T. Scheips, Pastor
Sunday at 9:30 and at 10:45: Worship services,
with Holy Communion in both services. Ser-
mon by the pastor, "When Christ Completed
His Mission."
Sunday at 6:00: Annual Fellowship and Recog-
nition Dinner. Speakers, Pastor H. Fehner of
Monroe, and V. P. for Student Affairs James
Lewis. . Installation of next year's officers.
(Phone Normandy 3-5560 for reservations)
ST. NICHOLAS GREEK ORTHODOX
CHURCH
414 North Main
Rev. Father Eusebius A. Stephanou
9:30 A.M.--Matins Service
10:30 A.M.-Divine Liturgy
Alternate Thursdays, 7:30 P.M.-Orthodox Stu.
dent Guild.
THE CHURCH OF CHRIST
530 West Stadium
(Formerly at Y.M.C.A.)
Sundays-10:15 A.M. - 11.00 A.M. - 7:30 P.M.
Wednesddys-7:30 P.M. Bible Study, G. Wheeler
Utley, Minister.
Hear "The Herald of Truth" WXYZ ABC Net-
work Sundays-1:00-1:30 P.M.
ST. ANDREWS CHURCH and the
EPISCOPAL STUDENT FOUNDATION
306 North Division St.
Sunday services at 8, 9, and 11 A.M. and 8 P.M.
"Faith of the Church" lecture at 4:30 P.M.
Canterbury Supper at 6 P.M.
Evensong at 8 P.M. followed by coffee hour.
LUTHERAN STUDENT CHAPEL
(National Lutheran Council)
Hill Street and S. Forest Avenue
Dr. H. O. Yoder, Pastor
Sunday-
9:00 and 11:00 A.M.-Worship Services
10:00 A.M.-Bible Study
5:00 P.M.-Picnic

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FIRST UNITARIAN CHUR(CH
1917 Washtenaw Avenue
Edward H. Redman, Minister
10 A.M.-Unitarian Adult Group. James B. Chand-
ler on: "The Development of T. S. Eliot's
Religious Conservatism,
11:00 A.M.-Services-Rev. Edward H. Redman
preaching on: "Free Churches Through Four
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