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THE MICHIGAN DAILY

TUESDAY, APRIL 24, 1956

THE MICHIGAN DAILY TUESDAY, APRIL 24, 1956

TERJIEWED ON THE RUN:
Berliner Likes S GC, Campus Women

By DICK SNYDER

p.

Hank Berliner headed for the
Big House following his class in
English Constitutional History. a
On the way, he wondered whatfh3
he should say for his Daily profile.
The problem was soon solved as:.a
his fraternity brothers began toa
razz the outgoing Student Gov- a
ernment Council president witha
such nicknames as "campus lead-
er," "woman killer" and "captain."
The latter title was explainedf
when one of tthe brothers asked a
Berliner why he didn't put him onr
the water polo team. ;+
Berliner left the question un- X
answered, but sat up enthusiasti-
cally to explain that he hoped to *
coach the Sigma Chi "polo" team
to its third victory and retire the ...
trophy.y
'Think of It' HANK B!
"How can we miss? Weve got ..in a rush for m
three squads and each of them
averages way over 1,000 pounds. car on the way to his apartment,t
Think of it. Combined we weigh "the only place in town with nudes
more than one-and-a-half tons!" on the ceiling.
Water polo disetlssion stopped "It's good to have those guys
with the topic of dates and Ber- razzing me. It prevents me frome
lier's self-admittedly "careful" taking myself too seriously. That,1
description of Michigan women as by the way, is a common tendencyt
"under-rated." of student leaders.
"Why you lyin' sack of -. Why "There are a lot of varyingl
don't you go into politics? Whada- opinions on the role and attitude
ya mean, the freshmen women?" of students. But there is an in-
Berliner laughed a little, then creasing tendency toward a gov-
stretched out on the living room, erning of our own affairs and a
sofa to present his views. "The sharing in those responsibilitiest
coeds here are under-rated. As and activities which transcend stu-t
men get older, they tend to appre- dent affairs in particular."
ciate more than physical attrac- 'Students Do Count',
tion. The Michigan woman has a Yesterday, the serious-minded,
deeper and more sensitive charac-3
ter than the general college pre-law senior presented his views
woman" rto the Faculty Senate, "a high
Indentallyon ofhis etprivilege as well as a sign that
Incidentaly, one of pe students do count for something."
peeves is the tendency of the While driving to the apartment
sexes to become alike in the way to prepare for the speech, Ber-
they dress 'I can't stand pink liner reviewed what he would say
shirts, ruffled shirts or bermuda to the faculty members and tried
shorts. ' to the faut embers " antredo
"Women have lost a lot of femi- to shake a fear of "what some of
minity in the acquisition of their are giving me C's will
Independence. Politics and ro- say"
Bndepavenoe. owitcomendi- Berliner believes that the de-
manae have somehow become di- velopment of the educational com-
vorced.'' munity is contingent upon the
'Is That Folksy?' contribution of all parts of the
But this opinion has not dimmed community, particularly students.
Berliner's future plans. "The most "Teachers should know how their
Important thing I'm looking for- students are reacting to how and
ward to is getting married-is that what they teach."
'folksy enough?-and then possib- He also expresses a hope that
ly going into government." in the future students will become'
The topic drifted from the raz- more cognizant of the problems
ping of his brothers to subjects confronting the University and'
more serious as the scene shifted education in general. "Perhaps it's
from the fraternity to Berliner's gotten to sound a little trite, but
today's students are tomorrow's
G T . 1leaders.
rou o Hold "This means allowing students
a more active role in academic
Debate fairs. Students also should be
Engineconcerned with curriculum and
teaching philosophy. Activities
Alpha chapter of Sigma Rho, should be consistent and copat-
Tau, engineering speaking society ible with the University's obec-
at the University, 'will debate
against Beta chapter of the society
from The Detroit Institute ofQuintet to Play
Technology at 8 p.m. today in
Room 3205, East Engineering. The Woodwind Quintet under
Topic will be: "Resolved: Th the auspices of the music school
gas turbine should replace the pis- will perform at 8:30 p.m., today, in
ton engine in automobiles." Rackham Lecture Hall.
Debating on the Michigan team Members of the group include
will be Wallace Ardussi, '57E, Jorge Florian Mueller, oboe; Clyde A.
Boehringer, '59E, Brian Moriarty, Carpenter, French horn; Prof. Nel-
'57E, and Don Patterson, '57E. son Hauenstein, flute; Lewis H.
Judges of the contest will be Cooper, bassoon; and Prof. Albert
Professors Wayne Kraft and John Luconi, clarinet, all of the. music
G. Young, both of the Engineering school.
College, in addition to a third un- The concert is open to the pub-
announced judge. lic without charge.

-Daily-Peter Song
ERLINER
auch-needed time
tives. They should have the same
goals."
As far as his own academic life
goes, Berliner maintains a 2.8 av-
erage. He is sorry, though, that
he hasn't been able "to live up to
the potential" and his good fresh-
man academic standing which got
him in Phi Eta Sigma honorary.
He points out that half of the
courses he is taking this year are
in unrelated fields and require no
prerequisites. He has been par-
ticularly interested in courses
taught by Profs. Angell, Eisenberg
and Maurer in sociology, fine arts
and journalism.
He has "taken on an increasing
regard for history and philosophy"
toward his senior year "since these
aspects of any educational area
call upon the student to challenge

his previous beliefs, to accept them
more strongly or to throw them1
away."
Berliner put on a Brubeck record
on reaching the apartment, ex-'
plaining he likes almost all kinds'
of music, progressive jazz es-
pecially.'
'Can't Stand Hillbilly'
"One thing I can't stand,
though, is hillbilly stuff. It's not
deep."
Asked about his stand on rock
'n roll, he replied, "Well, maybe
it's a notch above hillbilly. Music
should be expressive."
On his way to shave, Berliner
also criticized people most for a
"lack of sensitivity. People should
look beyond the surface and see
real things. They should look at
other people, ideas and considera-
tions in their true lights."
He also commented that "there
is often a tendency for college
students to take into government
and business moral and ethical
standards which are different from
those in their day-to-day lives.
This is wrong."
Reflecting on his past year as
the first president of SGC, Ber-
liner said one of his greatest ex-
periences at the University was
the way in which the Council
handled spring rushing. There
was faith in SGC and SGC justi-
fied that faith."
Laughing at some of the things
he had said during his interview,
the second-generation Washing-
tonian ("not blue-blooded") drove
back to campus for his speech
saying only, "Anyway, like sun-
tans and old soldiers, campus
leaders fade away."

Drill Team
Edged Out
By Detroit
By a one point margin, Michigana
lost first place Saturday in the
third annual State of Michigan
ROTC Drill Team Championshipj
Competition.
University of Detroit Rifles, win-
ning the exhibition drill by a 12-
point margin, overcame Michigan's
11-point lead gained in the straight
drill competition and totalled 1,322
points to Michigan's 1,321.
Also competing in the meet were
Western Michigan College's Per-
shing Rifles, Wayne University's
Air Force ROTC Drill Team and
Michigan State Normal College's
Army ROTC Drill Team.
Winner was determined by com-
bining the scores received in the
two competitions, straight drill and
exhibition drill.
In the individual competition
preceding the team events, Robert
Gove of Western Michigan College
took top honors while second place
was won by Laurence VanOrsdale
of Michigan State Normal.
In the University of Toledo Invi-
tational Drill Mee, held a week
ago, Michigan also placed second.
Michigan appeared ror the first
time last Saturday in new exhibi-
tion drill uniforms of khaki with
blue helmets and scarves, and
white belts and puttees.
Gargoyle Meeting
Gargoyle, the campus humor
magazine, will hold its last major
staff meeting of the semester at
7:30 p.m. tomorrow in its offices
at the Student Publications Build-
ing.

By RICHARD TAUB
The first visual proof of the
existence of a large prehistoric
moose in the state of Michigan has
recently been acquired by the Uni-
versity Museum of Paleontology.
The object, an antler about two
feet long, places the large animal
in the Pleistocene period, about
7 to 9 thousand years ago.
Experts had long suspected that
such a creature had once lived in
the state for evidence had pre-
viously been found of its existence
in New York, Ohio, and Indiana.
Most people unearthing such a
find would have no idea of its
importance, and according to Prof.
Claude W. Hibbard, curator of
vertebrate at the museum, it is
highly conceivable that many
people working on the land have
come across these things and just
thought that they were unim-

portant old bones.
In fact, this is exactly
happened with the antler.
Two brothers, spreading

what
marl

TWO FOOT ANTLER:
Acquire Proof of Prehistoric Moose

ARCHITECTURE AUDITORIUM LE CTURE:
,Kaufman Describes PDesign, Citrca 1900
By ED GERULDSEN
function as well and exists as tion of what existed before the
Edgar Kaufmann, noted authority something more than merely an change began. In each following

Sales Begin
For Technic,
A special issue of the Michigan
Technic featuring the Interna-
tional Geophysical Year goes on
sale today.
The engineering college maga-
zine describes man-made satellites,
polar expeditions, rocket develop-
ments and meteorology.
In addition, the Technic has a
science fiction story, a profile on
the world-famous guided missle
expert, Dr. Wernher von Braun,
and other features.
Because of the special issue, the
magazine expanded to 80 pages
this month.
Students are advised to buy
their copies early since recent
issues have been sold out within
the first two days.
The Technics will be sold at the
Engine Arch, West Engineering
Building and East Hall.
Business Talk
Slated Today
Methods of increasing sales and
reducing sales costs through self
service and self education is the
discussion topic of the Merchan-
dising Conference being held today
in the Union.
Professor Edgar H. Gault, of
the business administration school,
will speak on "The Future of the
Small Retailer."
The Conference is sponsored by
the University School of Adminis-
tration in cooperation with the
Michigan Retailers Association and
the Michigan Retail Hardware As-
sociation.

on their farm, found the antler
and assumed it was just a rem-
nant of a large animal which lived
in that area a few hundred years
ago.
Since there have been no moose
in the south-western part of the
state for a long time, the antler
was displayed as a curiosity and
picked up by a local paper.
The marl, which contained the
antler, was dredged from the bot-
tom of a pond. Since the break
was clean, it is obvious that the
animal must have shed it by the
water, which is still the current
habit of moose.
Probably because it was hit by
the shovel during dredging, an-
other section of the antler was also
broken. "The brothers searched
the area carefully, but could find
no other clues to the animal," Pro-
fessor Hibbard said.
A friend of Prof. Hibbard, real-
izing that the find might be of
some importance, immediately
mailed him the clipping.
"I immediately recognized the
antler as that belonging to the
giant mooselike Cervalces. The
beam, the section of the ntler
which is connected to the skull, of
the present moose is about three
inches, this one was at least eight."
As quickly as possible Prof.
Hibbard took off to Berrien
Springs, where the brothers, Ed
and Will Pude, live.
Donated to 'U'
"However, the Pudells are ex-
cellent hunters and wanted to add
the antler to their already large
collection. I finally convinced them
of its value and they donated it to
the University on the condition
that we make a plaster model,
which we would send them. Work
on the cast is now underway."
Prof. Hibbard had to make the
trip as quickly as;possible. "All
large museums have clipping serv-j
Green To Give
Elasticity Talk
Prof. A. E. Green, expert on ap-
plied mathematics at the Univer-
sity of Durham, England, will
speak at 4:10 p.m. tomorrow in
room 2003, Angell Hall.
Topic of his lecture will be
"Summary of Work in Finite Elas-
ticity."
Prof. Green is at present a visit-
ing professor connected with Engi-
neering Mechanics and Mathe-
matics at Brown University.

ices. The Chicago museum receives
their clippings every week and any
museum would have been glad to
get this."
The Cervalces roamed the state
about the same time as the Ameri-
can Mastodon inhabited the area.
Prof. Walcott
Praises Court
Bias Decision
(Continued from Page 1)
and Washington, D.C., have al-
ready obeyed the Court ruling, he
explained, and Texas, Oklahoma
and Arizona have started desegre-
gating in schools and universities.
'Trouble Spots Small'
"The trouble spots are small,"
he continued, "and they usually
have heavy concentrations of
Negroes."
"However," Prof. Walcott ex-
plained, "it-has been the intent of
the Supreme Court that the States
should have time to work out their
,own problems. Some of these re-
gions are going to lag behind oth-
ers, some perhaps as much as 20
years," he warned.
Should desegregatin be left to
voluntary action, or is pressure de-
fensible? "We can't legislate mor-
als or social attitudes," he empha-
sized, "they mature in a society,
They depend, to an extent, on lo-
cal mores, but some kind of elas-
tic pressure is necessary."
Decision Represents Protest
"People in a society," 'he philo-
sophized, "have a responsibility
for making their opinions, their
indignations known; and for ren-
dering their protests against
abuses. It seems to me," he con-
tinued, "that that is what this
Court decision represents."
"It is the people of the nation
speaking their objection to abuses
we cannot tolerate .forever," he
said, "and I think it's a good thing
for the people in stubborn areas
to discover that the majority of
the Anerican people are not Will-
ing to tolerate their discrimina-
tory practices."
"I feel quite hopeful about the
problem," he concluded. "I am
not at all alarmed that it has been
forced upon the national con-
sciousness. We will now be able
to make new assumptions regard-
ing the possibility of living to-
gether."

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in the field of industrial design,
yesterday addressed a near-tapa-
city audience in the architecture
auditorium in a lecture entitled
"Design, Circa 1900."
His talk, sponsored by the art
department of the College of Ar-
chitecture and Design, dealt with
a movement in art and design,
called "the new art," which first
became prominent around the turn
of the century.
This new movement was a tran-
sition from generally unattractive
conglomerates of lines and figures
in designs to what we now call
functional beauty.
Describes Functional Design
Functional beauty, Kaufman
said, is a form which expresses
that which the artist wishes to
express, but which serves a useful

art form.
This idea of combining beauty
with purpose, which first became
prominent in the late 19th and
early 20th centuries, is the factor
behind current trends in architec-
ture and design, where the "new
art" seems to have reached a peak
of popularity.
Kaufmann illustrated his talk
with slides picturing the work of
prominent men in the field-art-
ists from Italy, France, Germany,
and the United States between
1865 and the turn of the century.
In this way he showed his listeners
the successive stages in the de-
velepmnent and use of functional
beauty in art and design.
Uses Slides
The first slide was an illustra-

slide progress was noted in the
use of the new concept and the
trend toward what is now called
modern design, which, though
thought of as something strictly
modern, really had its inception
around 1900.
To further explain what the
"new art" was striving to accom-,
plish, Kaufmann cited three goals
of an artist under the influence of
the new movement in the latter
19th century: (1) organic, natural,
design, (2) logic of structure and
use, and (3) strict adherance to.
the basic line of utility.
Kaufmann, widely known and
respected in his field, is a visiting
lecturer at MIT, and is currently
writing the article on architecture
and design which is to appear in
the Encyclopedia Brittanica.

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