THE MICHIGAN DAILY
FRYtDAr, JANUARY 11 937
NBS Constructs Echo-Free Room
By ROBERT S. BALL, JR
['he researchers at the Nation-
Aquariums and supplies, tropical
fish, plants, water lizards and baby
328 E. Liberty NO 3-0224
Open daily except Thursday
42' 1955 TRAVELO mobile home in fine
shape. Large living room, 2 bed-
rooms, full bath, dining area in
kitchen. Lived in 14 .months. Can be
seen between 6 and 8:30 P.M. Locat-
ed on Lot No. 47, Coachville Gardens
Trailer Court, 3423 Carpenter Rd.
(U.S. 23). )B182
334 Nickels Arcade
NO 2-7767 and NO 2-9425
FRATERNITIES AND SORORITIES
Is your house in need of a more
recent -set of -Encyclopedias? I have
a.1955 edition of Americana Encyclo-
pedia which I must.sell1956 Annal'
Included). Will sacrifice for much less-
than cost. Perfect condition. Call
NO 2-7749. )$183
SHEARED Canadian Beaver. Coat, size
14. Perfect condition: Call HU 2-8646.
9 x 12 COTTON'RUGS
Many varities of colors to choose from
SMITH'S FLOOR COVERING
267 E. Washington
Open Monday evening until 8:30.
TOPCOAT-Cambridge Grey. Size 38. JOHN - .lease ask me to J-Hop this
Call Dick Miller; -NO 3-6374. )B177 weekend! Marcia. )F108
"DEADROOM"--National Bureau of Standards researcher adjusts
a microphone in the new NBS echo-free chamber. The walls,
floor and ceiling are faced with - wedges of matted glass fibers.
which absorb over 99 per cent of incident sound.
measurement, and investigation
of characteristics of s o u n d
Dr. Cook pointed to the fact
that the Bureau was not -alone in
this type of research and con-
The bureau also operates a re-
verberation chamber, the sound
properties of which are just, op-
posite to those of the deadroom.
In this chamber, some loud sounds
of, certain frequencies have rever-
berated for 14 seconds.
This room is faced with con-
crete, and includes a large tilted
panel in the center. The panel
rotates, and has two loudspeakers
mounted on. either side of the axis.
During the tests, which are re-
motely controlled (the presence
of even one person in the room
introduces extraneous sounds),
the panels are rotated to scatter
Another possible use for the
room is the testing of commer-
cial-brands of soundproofing ma-
terial. By placing a specimen of
the material to be tested into the
room and introducing a sound,.
the amount of sound absorption
may be measured -by the strength
of- the echoes in the room.
Used textbooks will be handled
by the Student Book Exchange
following the policy set last year,
according to Bruce Serwin, '59,
publicity manager of SBX.
Students may turn in books to
be sold from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Jan.
21 to 27, and sales will be trans-
acted from Feb. 4 to 9.
The SBX, now operating as a
committee of the Union, will use
the Union workshop as its head-
quarters, and will also collect books
at fraternities, sororities, and resi-
dence halls on Jan. 27.
According to Manager Norton
Steuben, '58, the SBX expects to,
do- $12,000 worth of business this
HI F ISTUDIO
Up to 33%% off on Table Hi Fi
Phonographs and Tape Recorders.
Largest inventory of Hi Fi Compo-
nents in the area.
" "Build it yourself" Kits
" "Installment Plan" to fit your
f "Audiophile Net" or Catalog Prices
1317 So. University
NO 2-9595 )B168
100% men's wool flannel trousers.
122 E. Washington
FURNITURE for sale. Moving west;
must sell. Reasonable. NO 2-6474.
All Accessories. Strings, Repairs
508 E. William,
PARTIES or SNACKS
Cakes, Cookies, and Pastries.
Nothing satisfies so well
as baked goods from Campbells,
Campbell and Son Bakery
219 N. Main
Call NO 8-9880
We deliver until 1:00 P.M.
LOST AND FOUND
KEY CHAIN with rabbit's foot and
about 6 keys. If found please call 205
Victor Vaughn, NO 2-5553. )A
2805 E. Michigan HU 2-2204
PHOTOGRAPHIO and DUPLICATING
equipment operator. Beginning salary
13,456' per year.- Female with consid-
erable office experience and mechan-
ical- ability to operate duplicating,
micro-filming, a n d photographic
equipment, and central mailing unit.
Excellent opportunity to learn a re-
sponsible and satisfying fob. Regular
salary advancement to qualified em-
ployee, steady work, paid vacation
and sick leave and other benefits:
Obtain application from :County Ad-
ministrator, Room 126 - Washtenaw
County Building, Ann Arbor, Michi-
gan. Normandy 3-2461, extension 59.
SERVICE STATION attendant now for
part-time and full time for summer.
Write Box 31A, The Michigan Daily.
WANTED-Cab drivers, full or part-
time. Apply 113 S. Ashley. Ann Arbor
Yellow and Checker Cab Company.
Phone NO 8-13382. r ) t20
319 E. Huron
Ann Arbor's only Master Photographer
SIAMESE-Stud Service. Call Mrs. Pe-
terson, NO 2-9020. )B136
WASHINGS - Also ironing separately.
Specialize in cotton blouses and.
washed skirts. Free pick up and deli-
very. Phone NO. 2-9020. )J23
BEGINNERS - Welcome all. levels
Piano and Theory, Graduate Student
with Master's of Music Degree.
NO 5-6776, eve. )J39
EXPERIENCED Operators in Beauty
work of all kinds. Ritz Beauty Salon,
605 E. William, NO 87'066. )J3
WHITE'S AUTO PAINT SHOP
2007 South State ..NO -'2-3350
Bumping and Painting
IF YOU'RE tired of books, dates, the
Arb-You'll get a kick out of UNIO
MADNESS, February 4, 5, & 6. )F113
WISH FELLOW STUDENTS to travel,
in Europe. Perhaps live in Parisstudy-
ing 2 summer months. Plans adjust-
able. Write Box 33A, Michigan Daily.
WILL THE 2 fellows that hit me with
a car on Hill St. Wednesday 10:30
P.M. please call me. I have a sprained
ankle. Arne Lyse. 1710 Cambridge.
NO 2-0791. )F115
ANYONE WHO can do long or short
division can order magazines at
special rates to Holiday, Ladies Home
Journal Time, Playboy, etc. Student
Periodical, NO 2-3061. )F
VARIETY'S SAKE. For that occasion
reserve a fur wrap. Fur sale and
rental. Alterations and expert fitting.
Margaret Shop. NO 5-5729. )F102
CONVERT your double-breasted suit to
a new single-breasted model.. $15.
Double-breasted tuxedos converted to
single breasted, $18, or new silk shawl
collar, $25. Overcoats $18. Write to
Michaels TailorIng Co., 1425 Broad-
way, Detroit, Michigan, for fre de-
tails or phone WOodward 3-5776. )F1
R EAL ESTATE
THE BUTTS & SWISHER CO.
FOR ANN ARBOR WOODS
Washtenaw at Stadium)
- Models Open Daily 10-8
Office 214 E. Washington - NO 3-0800
ROOMS FOR RENT
ATTRACTIVE single and double rooms
in clean house, good location, linen
furnished. Call Jim Goldberg at NO
SUITE OF ROOMS for four men. No
Cooking. Near campus. Call NO 8-7583
WANTED TO RENT
WANTED--Garage, vicinity of Betsy
Barbour. Mrs. Funk, NO -2-259. )L10
WANTED-One or two-man apartment,
Furnished, with private bath. Reply
box no. 34A Michigan Daily or phone
Detroit TUs 3-0074. )L:
WANTED: single room with kitchen
- for 2nd semester close to Law School.
Call NO 3-0521, ext. 665. )L9
FURNISHED large 3 bedroom home 3
miles northwest of courthouse. Avail-
able now until Nov. 1st. Shown by
appointment. -Phone NO 3-5776, )C
LOWER APARTMENT three years old,
unfurnished. West side, near school.
Separate utilities. Two bedrooms, tile
bath, laundry * facilities. Children
welcome, but no -pets. Rent $130.
Phone NO 8-7002. )058
NEWLY DECORATED studio room
near, campus. Call NO 2-8361. )059
PARKING SPACE for rent. 603 E. Ann,
NO 2-7274 before 12:00. )C55
NEWLY FURNISHED large - room for
2 men, one block from campus. Also
apartment for 3 or 4. NO 2-1443. )M4
ACROSS FROM FRIY FIELD 2 rooms
private bath, main floor.Inquire 1315
S. State after 6 P.M. or weekend. )C0'
NEED ONE or two girls to share apart-
ment. Phone NO 8-8396. ',.)CO1
948 MERCURY sedan, deluxe acces-
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no rust. $189.- Phone NO 3-5519. ,N52
1956 FORD. V-8, Ford-O-Matle, fully -
equipped. $1850. Call NO 2-2783 af-
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2-954 CHEV-OLT I-el Rag tw door
radio & heater, excellent' condi-
1953 FORD two door mainline, ra-
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TRANSPORTATION SPEC -1952
Plymouth fordoor, radio & heater,
2500 Jackson "
at Stadium Blvd.
Phone NO 2-3221
Open 8:30 A.M. to 8:30 P.M. ,
Tonight 7:00 and 9:00
"THE STRA.NGE. ONES"
(in Frenshwith English subtitles)
Architecture Auditorium 50c
DRAMATIC ARCTS CENTER:
from The Michigan Daily-Review
ALTHOUGH CHRISTMAS VACATION was a joyful event, the
absence from Ann Arbor sounds at least one sad note: Marcel
Pagnol's "Topaze," a theatre "must," expires this Sunday. At this
writing only three performances remain and all who enjoy a fast-
paced, brilliantly directed and tremendously funny production. are
urged to attend.
In the past, DAC's talents have shone particularly bright in
comedies and "Topaze" approaches their zenith. The cast, headed
Gear Driven Elevator Type
1 1l6 S. Universityk
Phone NO 8-6972
BUSINESS SERVICES BUSINESS SERVICES,
BICYCLE & SPORT STORE
113 W. Washington
by Ralph Drischell as Topaze, is
magnificent;, David Metcalf, the
director, milks every possible
laugh- from the .script and throws
in several hilarious innovations
and Hermon Baker's settings
supply near-perfect background.
"Topaze" is a story of extrava-
gant extremes, an old and tested.
comedy formula, and concerns
an astonishing truthful and
naive schoolteacher at a boy's
school suddenly transported into
the coirupt mileau of French
politics and business. His trans-
formation into this new environ-
ment is the rough outline of the
action and DAC exploits this far-
cical situation to the hilt.
Good theatre can only be
achieved when details are con-
sidered important and then mas-
tered and "Topaze" is a case in
DIAL NO 2-4136
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