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THE MICHIGAN DAILY

U" Libraries Hold
Two Million Books

Color Leads Television
Advances in Boom Year

By DORIS STAR
University students can use an
extensive library system.
There are 2,055,139 volumes in
31 different libraries around the
campus, excluding the Clements
and Law libraries. Other libraries
include: business administration,
engineering, transportation, Lane
Hall and dentistry.
The center of the vast system
is the General Library, where there
are more than one million books.
Books are bought outright, ex-
changed with other libraries or
universities by means of their own
university printers, sent by pub-
lishers, or received as gifts from
private library collections.
Funds Set Aside
Financing is done by each col-
lege within the University. There
is a fund laid aside for this pur-
pose, and a special book selection
committee decides on the books
needed.
The order department then
takes over by searching in records
and the card catalogue to see if
books ordered are already in Uni-
versity libraries. They also decide
where to order books and from
which publisher to buy.
When books arrive, they are
cataloged, bound again if they are

in poor condition, and then placed
in the stacks. Stacks are opened to
students with special permission
which includes a note from the
teacher who requires research,
graduates, and faculty.
The libraries employ approxi-
mately 160 workers in jobs such
as cataloguers,,binders, reception-
ists and stacks workers, in addi-
tion to students who.do these jobs
part time.
Additional Services Available
Other services are also offered.
Microfilm, microcards and prints,
and a photo-duplication service
are available in the General
Library, There are also a large
amount of maps and charts.
Clements Library has one of the
best collections of source material
on history of the United States
from its beginning to 1830, Fred-
rick Wagman, director of libraries,
commented. Wagman also said
that the libraries exist to serve
students, with a great opportunity
for finding material on a special
topic that holds great interest to
the individual.
An addition is being planned to
the system with a new undergrad-
uate library to be completed early*
in 1958. The new library will have
open stacks and a larger capacity
for studying.

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(Continued from Page 4)
finally recognized television andC
are now allowing their talent to
appear freely on TV.
Even though television is nowi
at its highest level, the televisiont
industry is constantly spending
more time and money looking to-
wards the future.
The biggest single advancement'
of the next year will be the prog-
ress made with respect to color
television. With the manufactur-
ers reducing the price of the colorE
sets and the networks planning
more tinted shows, color televisionj
will make its biggest jump in 1956.'
CBS and NBC are eachplanning9
to transmit approximately eighty
hours of network color shows a,
month, which is more than twice
the presentamount. And by Ap-
ril, NBC's local Chicago outlet
(WNBQ) will start a trend in lo-;
cal color-TV by telecasting all of
its local shows in color.I
The climax of television prog-
ress in the next year will be the
important part that television will
play in the Presidential elections1
Broadway
Drama Fare
In Top Year <
(Continued from Page 4)
aided by the playing of Ben Ga-
zarra as the addict and Holly-f
wood's Shelly Winters.7
# * *a
A NUMBER .of new comedies
have reached the Broadway scenea
and every one of them has pro-x
duced some exceptional perform-t
ances. End Bagnold's "The Chalk
Garden" is a witty, delicate study
of a family of eccentrics and, be-r
sides being a creditable work inF
itself, it is responsible for the high-
ly successful debut of Irish act-
ress Siobhan McKenna in this
country, playing a homicidal gov-r
erness.
Perhaps the wildest and fun-
niest comedy to come to Newt
York in years is Ira Levin's "Nor
Time for Sergeants," a riotous tale
of a well-meaning hillbilly who
turns the army on its collectiver
ear. Andy Griffith, hitherto a
fairly well-known monologuist, has
plummeted to stardom with his
whacky portrayal of the weirdc
young soldier, and the productionc
itself has been done with greatf
imagination.
George Axelrod, author of "TheC
Seven Year Itch," has authored ar
fast and furious Hollywood story
titled ""Will Success Spoil Rock
Hunter?" that is enjoying excel-a
lent attendance.
FINALLY, TWO more average
comedies, "The Desk Set" and
"Janus" are enjoying fairly suc-
cessful runs. The first owes mostx
of its popularity to the perform-
ance of Shirley Booth as an of-
fice worker combating an elec-f
tronic brain that threatens to drivev
her out of position.t
"Janus" is a standard sex farce,E
barely distinguishable from' prev-
ious Broadway offerings but the
delightful acting of Claude Daugh-
in, Robert Preston, and Margareta
Sullivan as the eternal triangler
are enough to keep it going and to
make it a pleasant divertisement.
Of course last year's hits are
still enjoying top positions onr
Broadway and, happily, the ticketx
situation for these has somewhatr
alleviated, although the Christmas
rush is already on. For those who
have the chance this coming va-

cation, Broadway offers everythingf
the theatre should.I
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conventions will be completely
covered by the TV cameras (pos-
sibly in color). And both parties
will use television asdtheir primary
instrument for communicating to
the people of the United States.
Dac Turns Out
Top Quality
(Continued from Page 4)
ed Brecht's "The Good Woman of
Setzuan" and premiered a play
by LS&A senior Russ Brown, "The
Worlds of Tommy Albright." This
is in accord with the policy of pre-
senting original and experimental
dramas, a highly commenoable
plan. Unfortunately, the former
was highly discursive and its mor-
alistic theme was unsatisfactory as
a drama. The latter, although
uneven in performance, treated
a manifestation of violent juvenile
delinquency in an intelligent man-
ner. Its content provided great
audience appeal, no doubt due to
the empathetic nature of the plot
Organization
Notices
Congregational - Disciples Guild:
Christmas vesper followed by buffet
supper at the Guild House, Memorial
Christian Church, Hill and Tappan,
tonight, 6:00 p.m.
* t t
Deutscher Verein: Christmas Party,
folk dancers, films, novelties; Dec. 12,
7:00-10:00 p.m., Ballroom, Michigan
League.
* *
Gilbert and Sullivan Society: Elections
and playing of "Gondoliers" record,
Dec. 12, WUOM, 5th floor, Administra-
tion Bldg.
* *, *
Graduate Outing Club: Today, 2:00
p.m., northwest entrance to Rackham1
Bldg.
* * *
Hillel Foundation: Basic Judaism
class, Dec. 12, 8:00 p.m., Hillel.
Sunday night supper club followed by
record dance, 6:30 pm., Hillel.
* * *
InterGuild: Dr. Frank Huntley, Pro-
fessor of English will speak on "Chris-
tianity and Intellect-A Contradiction?"
Dec. 13, 4:16 p.m., Aud. A, Angell Hall.
Lutheran Student Association: An-
nual Christmas Service, tonight, 7:001
p.m., Lutheran Student Chapel; ForestI
and Hill.
* * *
Michigan Christian Fellowship: Rev.
Robert Murry of St. James Anglican
Church of Dexter will speak on "When
God Came Down." today, 4:00 p.m., Lane
Hall.
* * *
Newman Club: General meeting ai~d
Christmas Caroling, today, 7:30 p.m.,
Newman Club Center.
* * *
Student Religious Association: Folk
dancing, Dec. 12, 7:30-10:00 p.m., Lane
Hall, recreation room; folk dancing
will not be held during the holidays,
but will resume on Jan. 2.
* * *
Undergraduate Mathematics Club:
Jim Stasheff will speak on "A Rigorous
Discussion of Point Sets," Dec. 12, 7:30
p.i.. Rm. 3L. Union.
* * *
Unitarian Student Group: Students
from India, Thailand, and Venezuela
will discuss their countries' national
holidays, tonight, 7:00 p.m., Unitarian
Church, transportation from Lane Hall,
Alice Lloyd and International Center,
6:30 p.m.
* 8 *
Wesley Guild: Seminar in the Pine
Room at 9:30 a.m.; Fellowship supper
at 5:30 p.m. for 35c; Program at 6:45
p.m., Christmas readings.
* * *
Westminister Student Fellowship:
Cabinet meeting and supper, today. 4:30
p.m., Presbyterian-Student Center.
Dispicles Christmas program followed
by Christmas caroling, tonight, 6:00
p.m., Memorial Christian Church.
* * *
Young Republican Club: Representa-
tive Alvin M. Bentley (R-Mich.), will
discuss state politics. Dec. 13, 7:30 p.m.,
Rm. 35, Union. Meeting is open to
public.

State St. Merchants Welcome
Men to Stag Night Shopping
Next Wednesday night the men
of Ann Arbor literally will enjoy evening when the participating
a red carpet welcoming from State businesses will devote every effort
St. merchants, to facilitating the "what-to-give-
The occasion is Men's Night, an her" problems of men shoppers.
~-_The fairer sex will be turned away
at the door.
One merchant, Ray Algueseva,
rationalized the event in these
OFFICIAL words, "The poor men pay the bills
OFFICIAall year long. The least we merch-
ants can do is to give them a night
to shop in peace."
THE Daily Official Bulletin is an
official publication of the University
of Michigan for which the Michigan
Daily assumes no editorial responsi-
bility. Notices should be sent in
TYPEWRITTEN form to Room 3553
Administration Building before 2 p.m.
the day preceding publication. Notices
for the Sunday edition must be in
by 2_ p.m. Friday.
SUNDAY, DECEM.BER 11, 1955
VOL. LXVII, NO. 62
General Notices
Students who have applied for work or
volunteered for work in any capacity at
Waterman Gymnasium during registra-
tion, Feb. 8-11, are asked to see theirt
Faculty Counselors now in order to
have such Spring Semester elections
approved as the School or College will
allow-before final examinations.
University Regulations require that all
students leaving Ann Arbor for extended
vacations must return library books
before their departure. This insures the
avaliability of books for scholars who
wish to use them while the University
is not in session.
In accordance with this rule, students
planning to spend' Christmas vacation
outside Ann Arbor must return library
books before leaving the city.
Special permission to charge books
for use outside Ann Arbor may be
given in case of urgent need. Arrange-
ments must be made at the Charging Wouk - MARJORIE
Desk for books from the stacks of the Kantor - ANDERSOI
General Library or with librarians in
charge of Divisional Libraries and Study Wilson -THE MAN
Halls. Ruark - SOMETHI '
McCarthy - A CHA
All veterans who expect education and Warren - BANDOF
training allowance under Public Law
550 (Korea G. I. Bill) must get Instruc-
tor's signatures for the month of
December and turn Dean's r Monthly
Certification in to the Dean's office
before 5:00 p.m. Dec. 16. VA Form
7-1996a, Monthly Certification, will be Lindbergh - GIFT F
filled in after Christmas vacation, Jan. THE NEW YORKER
3 to 6, in the Office of Veterans' Af-
fairs, 555 Administration Building. Gunther - INSIDE A
Peale - TE POWEF
Concerts Cloete - THE AFRIC
Student Recital. Alonzo Sherer, vio- Wilson THE SCRO
linist, 8:30 p.m. tonight, Aud. A, Angell
Hall; program: Sonata in B-flat major,
K. 378 by Mozart, Bach's Sonata in A
minor, and Prokofieff's Concerto in G
requirements for the Master of Music
degree. Pupil of Emil Raab; program
open to the public.
Student Recital Postponed. The recital University B
by Sally Lutz, pianist, previously an-
nounced for 4:15 this afternoon in Aud. Our store will be
A, Angell Hall, has been postponed
until Sun. afternoon, Jan. 15.
University Choir, Maynard Klein, Con- i53«SCSYSYCYi|S n
ductor, in annual Christmas concert,
8:30 p.m. Wed., Dec. 14, in Hill Audi-
torium; compositions by Bach,,Praetor-
ious, Gavaert, Paestrina, BrahmsPE
Schutz, Bruckner, Pachelbel and Verdi;PC
open to the public without charge.
Academic Notices
,Mathematics Club: Tues., Dec, 13, at
8:00 p.m. in the West Conference Room,
Rackham Building. Prof. H. D. Klooster-
man will speak on "Partitions."
February Teacher's Certificate Candi-
dates: The Teacher's Oath will be ad-
ministered to all Feb. candidates for
the Teacher's Certificate during Dec.
in Room 1437 U.E.S. The office is open
from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon and 1:30 to
5:00 p.m. The teacher's oath is a re-
quirement for the teacher's certificate.
Doctoral Examination for John Mat-
hew Culbertson, Economics; thesis: "A
Theory of the Term Structure of In-

terest Rates," Tues., Dec. 13, 105 !Eco-
nomics Bldg., at 1:30 p.m. Chairman,
R. A. Musgrave.
Events Today
Free Films. Dec. 6-12. "Spinning for
Steelheads" and "The Color of Man."
3:00 and 4:00 daily, including Sat. and Brownie Holiday
Sun., with extra showing Wed. at 12:30.
4th floor exhibit hall, Museums Bldg. O FLASH OUTFIT

Diaries
Stationery
Typewriters
Study Lamps
Brief Cases
Desk Calendars
Playing Cards
Appointment Books
Magnetic Memo Pads
Study Lamps

World Globes
Adding Machines
Zipper Note Books
Bean Bag and Wrought Iron
Ash Trays
Desk Sets
(a new shipment just in)
Wrought Iron Gift Supplies
Office Chairs, Desks
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