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THE MICHIGAN DAILY
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 1,1"1
PAGZ SIX THE MICHIGA1~J DAILY WEDNESDAY, MARCH 13, 193,
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By JAMES BOW
"James Thurber is our only
creator of serious comedy," Prof.
Robert H. Elias of the Cornell
University English department
"The individual is best-off when
free from any paraphernalia of
systems" was a basic thesis he
cited as underlying Thurber's hu-
Prof. Elias spoke on "James
Thurber, The Primitive and the
Innocent" under the auspices of
the English department and its
exchange lecture program.
"Thurber emphasizes the pre-
dicament of the individual in a
dominated modern time," he com-
Reading from his prepared text,
Prof. Elias discussed examples of
Thurber's writing - from the
author's satire on the sex and
marriage books of the 1920's to
his more recent fables and fairy
Elias .discussed some of Thur-
ber's characters which appeared
in the 1930's, especially the en-
tertaining stories of Thurber's
own relatives who "appeared a
little off social center, abnormal
by mechanical and social stan-
Yet, these characters, he said,
were significant because they
were pleasing to the reader, not
He explained that Thurber's
"Secret Life of Walter Mitty,"
published in 1939' was a turning
point in the author's career, for
Thurber discussed the individual
"with increasing complexity and
in writing of the day-dreaming
Walter Mitty and characters simi-
lar to him, Prof. Elias said, Thur-
ber was stressing "what is out-
side the understanding of stan-
Thurber is urging a social struc-
ture in which the individual is ex-
ploited as the ends, and not as
the means, Prof. Elias noted.
Gilbert and Sullivan Society's
second production of the year,
"Princess Ida", will open tomor-
row in the Lydia Mendelssohn
Time of the performance is 8:45
p.m. tomorrow and 8:15 p.m. for
Friday and Saturday's shows.
Tickets, on sale at the box office,
are still available for the week-
Princess Ida, after her early be-
trothal at the age of two, is separ-
ated from her husband and soon
secludes herself in Castle Ada-
mant, a girls' school where the
villainy of men is taught. Here she
becomes president and turns
against all mankind.
However, her young bridegroom,
Prince Hilarion, is determined to
claim his wife, and has many de-
lightful experiences as he enters
Adamant disguised as a girl.
Union To Hold
The third annual Art Contest
and Exhibit will be held March
22 to 24 on the third floor of the
new Union wing.
The contest is under co-spon-
sorship of the Union and art de-
partment. Pictures to be judged'
are due March 20 in
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plied Meteorology: Engineering. Thurs.,
March 14, 4 p.m., Room 307, West En-
gineering Bldg. James A. Ruffner will
speak on "Physiological Aspects of Air
Conditinoing" - Chairman: Professor
IRE Student Branch and Detroit
Section Joint Meeting, Fri., March 15,
at 8:00 p.m. in the Rackham Amphi-
theatre. T.G. Birdsall and W.P. Tanner
will speak on "Decision Theory -
Mathematics, Electronics, and the Hu-
man Being." Preceding the meeting
there will be a dinner at the Michigan
League at 6:15 p.m. Those desiring to
attend the dinner please inform Miss
Neyer, 2501 East Engr., By noon Thurs.,
The following schools have listed va-
cancies on their teaching staffs with
the Bureau of Appointments for the
1957-58 school year. They will not be
here to interview at this time.
Arlington Heights, Illinois - Busi-
ness Education; Core; Home Econom-
ics; Latin/French; Math; Vocal Music;
Girls Physical Education; Physical Sci-
ence/Biology; Social Science; English;
Speech; Driver Training; 'Guidance; Li-
brarian; Industrial Arts; Elementary
Copley, Ohio - Elementary Grades;
Elementary Art; Junior High Art; Eng-
lish; Senior High Commercial; Home
Economics; Girls Physical Education;
Junior and Senior High Vocal Music,
Potterville, Michigan - Elementary
Grades; Homemaking; Science/Math;
Rio Vista, California - Elementary
(5th, 6th, 8th) (men); 6th (woman).
Saginaw, Michigan -- (Catholic High
School) - Commercial/9th Grade Eng-
Talkmadge, Ohio-Elementary Grades;
English; Instrumental/Vocal Music;
Math; Math/Science; Speech Thera-
White Plains, New York (Board of
Cooperative Educational Services, New!
York State Education Department) -I
Industrial Arts/Driver Training; Re-
medial Reading; Psychologist; Spanish/
French; School Nurse; Music; Boys
Physical Education; Girls Physical Edu-
cation; Speech Therapy; Home Econ-
omics; Auto Mechanics; Beauty Cul-
For additional information contact
the Bureau of Appointments, 3528 Ad-
ministration Building, NO 3-1511, Ext.
The following will be present at the
Michigan Union, Room 3-G, today-
Wed., March 13, from 9 to 4:45:
Joe Kruger of Camp Mah-Kee-Nac
in Lenox, Mass., will interview for male
counselors in the following fields: ca-
noeing, boating, sailing, swimming, wa-
ter skiing, pioneering, music and dra-
ma, waterfront, archery, tennis, and
a National Riflery Association instruc-
tor or probationary instructor.
Mrs. Meta Riseman of the Riseman
Farm Camp will interview nurses, wat-
erfront directors and general counsel-
ors. The Riseman Farm Camp is in Dry-
Miss Janet Hays of the Jackson Coun-
ty Girl Scouts will be present from 1
p.m. to 4:45 p.m.
Harry Collins of the Camp Hiawatha
in Comins, Michigan will interview wa-
terfront, riding and cabin counselors.
The Ann Arbor YMCA and YWCA
will be present in the afternoon.
Ronald Thompson will interview
counselors interested in working at a
day camp in Ann Arbor from 1 p.m.
to 4 p.m.
Diane Richardson, Camp Narrin,
Southern Oakland Girl Scout Camp-
for Unit Leaders and General Counse-
lors and Waterfront. At the Union on
Wed., March 13, 1 to 4:45.
iRepresentatives from the following
will be at the Engrg. School:
Thurs., March 14
Bechtel Corp., San Francisco, Calif.
B.S. or M.S. in Ch'E., Civil, Constr.,
Elect., Instr., Mech., or Engrg. Mech.
for Design and Constr.
Crown ZellerbachCorp., Portland,
Ore. and Gaylord Container Corp., St.
Louis, Mo. - B.S. and M.S. in Ch.E.,
Civil, Elect., Ind., Mech., Engrg. Mech.
or Physics for Research, Development,
Design, Production, Construction and
General Foods Corp., Hoboken, N.J.-
all levels in Ch.E. for Summer and
Regular Research, Development and
Howard, Needles, Tammen & Berg-
andoff, Cleveland, Ohio - all levels
in Civil for Structural Design & De-
tailing, and Traffic Analysis.
Link Aviation Inc., Binghamton, N.Y.
-B.S. or M.S. in Aero. or Elect. and
B.S. in Mech. for Summer and Regular
Research, Development, and Design.
For appointments contact the Engrg.
Placement Office, 347 W. E., ext. 2182.
Representatives from the following
will be at the Bureau of Appointments,
3528 Admin. Bldg., ext 3371:
Thurs., March 14
Sutherland Paper Company, Kalama-
zoo, Mich. - Men with degree in Econ-
omics or Business Administration for
Sales Training Program.
Crown Zellerbach Corp.,. Portland,
Oregon. - Location of work: National-
ly. Men with any degree interested in
Fri., March 15
The J. L. Hudson Company, Detroit,
Mich. - Men and women with degrees
in Liberal Arts or Business Adminis-
tration for Executive Training Program.
Appointments for these interviews
must be made by 4 p.m. of the day pre-
ceding the interview. This is done for
the convenience of the office, the stu-
dents and the interviewer. It facilitates
getting the records ready for the fol-
lowing day's interviews. Some inter-
viewers adjust their arrival plans to
fit the schedule as it appears on the
day preceding the interview, and stu-
dents who wait until the day of the In-
terview to make appointments must
sometimes be turned away because
there is no more room on the schedule.
Also, if you fail to keep two appoint-
ments without canceling you will no
longer be allowed to interview through
our office. Cancellations must be made
by 4 p.m. of the day preceding the in-
terview unless in case of sickness, etc.
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Darling will speak on "Brownian Mo-
tion and the Dirichlet Problem." Re-
freshments at 3:30 in Room 274 W. Eng.
Bldg. Meeting at 4:00 in Room 246 W.
402 Interdisciplinary Seminar on the
Applications of Mathematics to Social
Science. Room 3401, Mason Hall. Thurs.,
March 14, Fred Strodbeck, "On Ranking
Operations Research Seminar: George
E. Kimball of Arthur D. Little, Inc.,
Cambridge, Mass., will lecture on "Me-
thods of Production Scheduling", on
Wed., March 13. Coffee hour at 3:30
in Room 243, West Engineering and
seminar in Room 229, West Engineer-
ing at 4:00 p.m. All faculty members
Interdepartmental Seminar on
Sociedad Hispanica, Tetulia (coffee
hour), March 13, 3:30-5:30 p.m., Union
Michigan Forensic Forum, a group
devoted to better debate, better discus-
sion, and better speech, March 13, 7:30
p.m., Union room 3-Y. Discussion: Cap-
ital Punishment. Everyone welcome.
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Generation, organizational and ma-
terial meeting for 3rd issue. March 13,)
7:30 p.m., Student Publications Build-
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Young Republicans, Regental candi-
dates speak, March 13, 7:30 p.m., Union
Conference Room. (3rd floor.)
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The Episcopal Student Foundation,
Holy Communion followed by break-
fast at Canterbury House, March 13.
7:00 a.m., 218 N. Division.
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The Episcopal Student Foundation,
joint student-faculty luncheon, March
14, 12:15 p.m., Canterbury House, 218
ULLR Ski Club, election of officers,
March 13, 7:30 p.m., Union room 3-S.
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Chess Club, regular meeting, March
13, 7:30, Union.
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Mortarboard, display of silverware,
March 13, all day, League Hussey Room.
Four minute interviews will be held.
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Lutheran Student Association, Len-
ten Service, March 13, 7:15 p.m., Luth-
eran Student Chapel.
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Roger Williams Fellowship, midweek
tea, March 13, 4:00-5:00 p.m., Guild
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Physics Club, meeting, March 13,
7:30 p.m., 2038 Randall. Speaker, Dr.
P. v. C. Hough, "The Nuclear Force
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The Undergraduate Zoology Club,
March 13. 7:30 p.m., 3126 Nat. Sci. Bldg.
Prof. D. L. Nanney, "Comparative Ge-
netics of Ciliates." Refreshments will
be served: all are welcome.
. . . to interview men expecting degrees in
Chemical, Mechanical, Industrial, Elec-
trical and Civil Engineering and students
with majors in Chemistry and Account-
ing and those with Sales interests. Sales
prospects may be from any field of train-
Interested students please call the Bureau of Appointments,
phone NO 3-1511, extention 3371 of Engineering Place-
ment, NO 3-1511, extension 2182, for appointment.
IN PAPER INDUSTRY
$50.00 FIRST PRIZE:
Harold E. Scheub, 121 Strauss, East Quad
"And use the other end they posess"
$15.00 SECOND PRIZE:
R. Robert Geake, 213 Hinsdale, East Quad
"Marshall's bargains could help them progress"
$10.00 THIRD PRIZE:
Brendan A. Liddell, 208 North Division
"And 'Marshall' 'gainst further regress.
$5.00 FOURTH PRIZE:
Miss Jannell Jarrett, 35 Goddard Hall,
"The donkeys may be a success.
(Miss Jarrett's entry gained special attention
because of this added bit of doggerel:
"That don't runneth over your cup,
But at least it's a sip and a sup.
The ending's not clever,
But it was my endeavor
Your jingle to partly clean up.")
Are you interested in Detroit as a work area?
A MICHIGAN 'CONSOLIDATED GAS COMPANY
REPRESENTATIVE WILL BE ON CAMPUS
MARCH 28 TO INTERVIEW SENIORS
Here's a perfect place
... to build your career!
The Columbia Gas System offers you, as
an engineer, the perfect place to grow. The
seven states Columbia serves with natural
gas-Ohio, Pennsylvania, New York,
Maryland, West Virginia, Virginia and
Kentucky-comprise one of the fastest
growing areas in the country. And natural
gas is one of the fastest growing industries
in the U.S.
This growth combination means many
rewarding careers ahead for young men
Variety in your job, promotion from
within, an individualized training program
-tailored to fit you-and liberal em-
ployee benefits, are some of the things
Columbia Gas offers.
If you are a chemical, civil, electrical,
mechanical, welding, petroleum, or gen-
eral engineer, our representative would like
to talk to you during his visit to your
campus March 27.
THE COLUMBIA ISMIGAS SYSTEM
120 EAST 41ST STREET " NEW YORK 17. N. Y.
415 Clifford St., Detroit 26, Michigan
Phone: WOodward 5-8000
Pick the Pack that Suits You Best I
$5.00 FIFTH PRIZE:
Joseph Hynes, 3871 Vorhies Road
"Most chairs will get dusty, I guess."
$3.00 HONORABLE MENTION:
Dean W. Coston, 709 Barton Drive
"And stop entering contests and read a
Discover now how your abilities will fit
into the ever-expanding communica-
tions industry when you're ready to start
your business career.
For a personal appraisal of your future
prospects in this vital industry, call or
visit your Placement Counselor now
and arrange an interview with our repre-
sentatives. They'll be on campus soon
to talk with-
BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION SENIOR WOMEN
DtNfl..kI ae%+ WnrG..LLI^fan.A4
once in a while."
(Although Mr. Coston's contribution did not strictly
conform to the contest's requirements of rhyme and
scan, the judges, in an expansive mood, created this
previously non-existent Honorable Mention category
because of their solicitude for the penetrating com-
ments on our social situation.)
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