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Harrisonn eviews Ideas
Concerning Richard III'
A review of some facts, notions
nd attitudes in understanding
hakespeare's "Richard III" was.
ven by Professor G. B. Harrison
f the English dept., in a speech
Speaking in connection with the
resentation of the Speech de-s
artment Spring playbill of *
ERichard III", Harrison was intro-
uced by the play's director, visit-f
ig Professor James Brock. Har-
son, an eminent Shakespearean:
cholar, has been assisting Brock
the editing and characteriza-J
on of the play..

Elect Roeder
Edward C. Roeder, professor
of education, was named presi-
dent-elect of the National Vo-
cational Guidance Association
at a convention held last week
in Detroit.
This Association is the larg-
est division of the American
Personnel and Guidance Asso-
Justice Kelly
Gets Honorary
Law .Degree
Harry F. Kelly, justice of the
Michigan Supreme Court and
former state governor, received an
honorary Doctor of Laws degree
from the University yesterday.
Presented at the conclusion of
the 29th annual Founder's Day
program at the Lawyers Club, the
degree recognized Kelly's "intel-
lectual keenness and discern-
ment," his concern for the growth
and expansion of education in the
state, and his "profound social in-
,sight, ability to judge with fair-

(Continued from Page 4)
The Wolverine Band Concert origin-
ally scheduled for Wed., April 24 will
be held on Thurs., May 9.
Student Recital: by James J. Ed-
monds, pianist, previously announced
for this evening, April 24, will be per-
formed on Thurs.,.the 25th, at 8:30 p.m.
In the Rackhan Assembly Hall. It is
being performed in' addition to his
thesis for the Master of Music degee
in Theory, and will include works by
Bach, Chopin, Bartok and Liszt. Ed-
monds studies with Helen Titus, 'and
his program will be open to the gen-
eral public.
Student Recital Postponed: The reci-
tal by Joyce Noh, previously announced
for Thurs., April 25, in the Rackham
Assembly Hall, has been postponed. The
new date will be announced later.
Carillon Recital by Percival Price,
University Carillonneur, 7:15 p.m.

Thurs,. April 25, the first in the annual
spring series. The program of 18th Cen-
tury carillon repertory will include
compositions by G. F. Handel .for Clay's
Musical Clock, repertory of J. De Gruyt-
ters, Antwerp, for keyboard playing.
and carillon compositions by M. van
den Gheyn.
Academic Notices
Sociology. Undergraduate. jrses
from the Student Perspectiv be
described by a panel of Senioniol-
ogy Concentrates as an aid to ,nts
interested in selecting Sociolog rses
as part of their academic program for
next fall and spring. Room 429, Mason
Hall, 4:00 p.m., Wed., April 24. Open
to all interested students.
School of Natural Resources annual
Honors Convocation at 11 a.m., Fri.;
April 26, in Kellogg Auditorium. Ar-
thur Greeley, Regional Forester of the
U. S. Forest Service, will speak. It will
be greatly appreciate if instructors
in other schools will excuse students
in the School of Natural Resources
from Xneeting their class at this hour.
Medical College Admission Test: Ap-
plication blanks for the May 11, 1957
administration of the Medical College
Admission Test are now avalable at
122 Rackham Building. Application
blanks are due in Princeton, N. J. not
later than April 27, 1957.
Botanical Seminar. Dr. Karl C. Han-

Shakespeare's "Richard III" will
be presented April 25, 26, and 27
at the Lydia Mendelssohn Thea-
,Rather tha throw any "blind-
ing new light," on the work, Prof.
Harrison wished to inform his
audience of some of its back-
Preliminary knowledge of the
play's background, he continued,
was one thing which Shakespeare-
an audiences knew and it made
the play more meaningful to them.
Historical Issues
Since Shakespeare's audience
was often close to the historical
issues of the play, Harrison went
on, they were sometimes almost
involved in the action. "Shakes-
peare's plays held living historical
issues for them," he added.
"Richard II" held great signi-
ficance as it occurred at the end
of the War of Roses era in Eng-
Idnd," Prof. Harrison remarked.
"Although it is rather inconceiv-
able to us that there might be a
renewal of the American Civil
War," he continued, "a renewal
of this English civil war was quite
possible to them."
It is a paradox he related, that
today we are better able to under-
stand the mood of "Richard III"
than our grandfathers, who
thought of the conditions as an-
cient and far away. We are better
able to realize, these conditions
today, since our situation is so
similar, he added.
"Torture, massacre, spying and
oppression are separated from us
only by a very thin curtain,"
he said.
Instructed by History
Prof. Harrison pointed out that
even the historians of Shakes-
peare's day realized the moral
significance of 'history and the
historical play. "They had an
awareness of social parallels in
their time which we cannot pos-
sess," he said. "They were in-
structed by history."
"Shakespeare's audiences came
to a comedy to be entertained, to
a tragedy to cry real tears, and to
an historical play to be informed,"
Prof. Harrison continued.
Shakespeare wrote ten historical
plays in all. Eight of these dealt
with the same theme as "Richard
III," the War of the Roses between
the houses of Lancaster-and York.
In this work, Prof. Harrison
noted, Shakespeare has advanced
as a playwright from some of his
sports, campus, travel and home
forts. There is definitely much
Students Tour
National Students Association is
offering a "Whirlwind Tour" of
Europe this summer to students
having limited travel time and
Cost of the tour is $780. This
covers transportation, hotels, food
and sightseeing and entertain-
ment. Deadline for applications is
May 1.
Quadrants Tap
West Quadrangle Quadrants
tapped the following men last
night - Herbert N. Appel, '59,
Robert C. Ashton, '59E, Maynard
Goldman, '59, James A. MacLach-
lan, '59, Langdon L. Miller, '57,
Paul L. Ritzmann, '59, Stanley A.
Rock, '59, Karl J. Stone, '57, Rus-
sell J. Tillitt, '60, Daniel J. Tobias,
'59, and Wilho A. Tuomaala, '59
Professor WilliamR. Leslie of
the History department was
tapped as an honorary member.

Tie -:5pm ri rafo oe ihOfc kls

mer, University of California at Los
Angeles, will speak on "Mechanism of
Floral Initiation" Wed., April 24. 4:15
p.m. 1139 Natural Science. Refresh-
ments at 4:00 p.m.
Applied Mathematics Seminar Thurs.,
April 25, at 4:00 p.m. in Room 246, West
Eng. Richard Jerrard will speak on
"Vibrations of Hollow Circular Cylin-
ders", Refreshments in Room 274, West
Eng. at 3:30 p.m.
Interdepartmental Seminar on Ap-
plied Meteorology: Engineering. Thurs.,
April 25, 4 p.m., 307 West Engineering
Bldg. William Benner will speak on
"Electrical Utility Load Dispatching"
-Chairman: Prof. Joseph G. Tarboux.
402 Interdisciplinary Seminar on the
Application of Mathematics to Social
Science, Room 3401, Mason Hall, Thurs.,
3:15-4:45 p.m., April 25. Robert Hefner,
"A Review of Multidimensional Psy-
Placement Notices
Personnel Interviews :
Representatives from the following
will be at the Bureau of Appointments:
Tues., April 30
The Kroger Company, Detroit, Michi-
gan - Location of work: Detroit and
Midwest, South, Mon with A.B., B.S.,
M.A., M.B.A., or L.L.B. in Marketing,
Economics, Personnel, Accounting,
Transportation, Retailing ad Advertis-
ing, for Management Training Pro-
gram in Merchandising, Warehouse &
Transportation, Accounting, Real Es-
tate, Personnel, Advertising and Hales
Wed., May 1
U. S. Treasury Department, Internal
'Revenue Service, Detroit, Michigan -
Location of work: Illinois, Michigan
and Wisconsin. Men with any degree
for Tax Collectors.
Michigan Civil Service Commission,
Lansing, Michigan - Location of work:
State of Michigan. Men and women
with any degree for various positions
with State of Michigan. Lists of posi-
tions available here in the office.
Thurs., May 2
Michigan Bell Telephone Company,
Detroit, Michigan - Location of work:
Michigan or anywhere in the U.S. Wo-
men with any degree for Public Con-
tact Work, Employment & Personnel,
Management, Writing, Research, Tech-
nical Problems, and Teaching.
Additional information and litera-
ture about the above companies can be
obtained by coming into the office or
calling extension 3371 at the University.
Date: Wednesday, May 1, 1957
Location: Michigan Union, Room 3-G

Time: 9-4:45 p.m.
Positions: Jobs available in Resorts,
Camps and Industry.
Summer Placement Meeting Wed., Ap-
ril 24
Lt. Peterson of the United States
Marine Corps will be present at the
Cunmer Placement Meeting from 1
p.m. to 4 p.m. to discuss summer op-
portunities in the USMC.with male un-
Arnet Cole of the Ann Arbor YMCA
will also be present In the afternoon.
Mr. Cole is looking for various types of
counselors. A trips director is particu-
larly needed.
Sam Skolnick of the Detroit Fresh
Air Society will interview applicants in-
terested in working at any of the Mich-
igan camps sponsored by the Society.
Dr. D.C. Broadbridge of Camp Dear-
born, Wisconsin, will talk with men in-
terested in the position of riding (Eng-
lish) director, or arts and crafts direc-
Walter Van Hine and Mr. Arden De-
tert of the Detroit YMCA will interview
counselors interested in Camp Nisso-
kone or Camp Ohiyesa.
Miss Norma Van Tuyl of the Russell
Kelly Office Service will be present at
3:00 to discuss opportunities in the De-

trait area for women with office skills.
Stan Michaels of Camp Nahelu in
Ortonville, Michigan will be present be-
tween 11 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. Camp Na-
helu has openings for male and female
cabin counselors and an arts and crafts
Students who have not yet lined up
their summer jobs are urged to attend
a meeting of the Summer Placement
Service, in Room 3G of the Michigan
Union from 9 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. Wed.
April 24. Jobs of all kinds are available
in most parts of the country.
If you have accepted a position will
you please contact the Bureau so that
we may take your name from our avail-
able list. This will be the last week of
interviews in our office. If there are
any companies that contact us for late
interviews, these will be listed in the
D.O.B. of the Michigan Daily. We will
also send out a list of the companies
who have contacted us stating that
they are interested in students but are
not planning to recruit here on cam-
pus. You may come into the office for
contacts and counseling. Watch the
D.O.B. for personnel requests or come
into the office and look through the
job baskets.

.,,speaks on "Richard I1I"
more concern with . personality'
and motivation, he said.
Cause and Effect
"Richard III" is. a 'one-man
play,' " Prof. Harrison explained,
"and it shows that Shakespeare
has begun to brood a little' on
cause and effect. No writer can
write real or moving literature
without this quality."
Shakespeare introduces jsymbol-
ism and fate into "Richard III",
Prof. Harrison continued. "The
theme is of retribution for crime,
and blood following blood until
someone ends the cycle," he
"Shakespeare," he said in con-
clusion, "tries to bring out the
problems behind the theme and
underline their significance. It is
a picture of humanity as it was,
is and can be."
Union Contest
For Campus
Entries fors the Union sponsored
photography contest may be sub-
mitted between 2 and 5 p.m. un-
til Thursday at the Union student
Classes for the photographs are:
sports, campus ,travel and home
town. Regulation size for the pic-
tures is either 5 by 7 inches or
8 by 10 inches. Judging will be
First, second and third prize
will be awarded to the best entry
from all classes. Prizes include a
camera, e x p o s u r e meter and
money certificate. A prize will also
be presented to the best entry in
each class.
Winning photographs will be
displayed fo' the public in the
Union third floor conference room.

Organization Notices


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ness and with.
The degree
behalf of' the

was conferred on
University Regents

Student'(Government Council, peti-
tioning for Human Relations Board
and Cinema Guild Board, now open.
Petitions available at 2013 Student Ac-
tivities Building and they are due
noon on Monday, April 29.
S .
The Student Activities Building
Board, at its meeting of April 18, passed
a resolution to place a semester tax
on groups utilizing the building. This
would in no case exceed $2.00 and in
the case of smaller groups be in the
neighborhood of $.50. It was also re-
solved that groups utilizing the build-
ing would be subject of a fine of $1.00
for non-attendance at mass meetings
for which their attendance had been
specified by the Board in advance. It
was further decided that absence from
two such meetings in a semester and/
or non-payment of fines would con-
stitute grounds for expulsion from the
building. -
Student National Education Associa-
tion, meeting, April 25, 7:30, University
Elementary School Cafeteria.
Education School Student Council,
meeting to nominate officers, April 24
4:15, 3516 Student Activities Building.
* * *
Physics Club, meeting, April 24, 7:30,
2038 Randall. Speaker: Dr. Chagron,
discussingthe synchrotron, followed by
a tour of the synchrotron lab.
. . .f
The Culture Club, April 24, 8:00, 3rd
floor conference room, Union. Speaker:
Prof. Paul G. Kauper, "The Constitu-
tional History of the Negro."


Young Democratic Club, business
meeting. April 24, 7:30, 3510 Student
Activities Building.
The Episcopal Student Foundation,
breakfast-at Canterbury following the
7:00 a.m. celebration Hof Holy Commu-
nion at the Church, April 24, 218 N.
Publicity for activities sponsored by
student organizations may be released
only after approval of the activity has
been secured. Handbills, signs, and
printed matter may be posted only on
the bulletin boards in University build-
ings. Posters or signs advertising stu-
dent sponsored activities may be posted
also in the area of the University li-
brary after obtaining specific permis-
sion from the Office of Student Af-
fairs. Publicity materials posted with-
out regard for these regulations will be
taken' down.


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. receives honorary degree
by President Harlan Hatcher. Law
School Dean E.. Blythe Stason
read the citation and presented it
to Kelly.
The citation read, "His consis-
tent rise in his profession and in
the field of politics reflects his in-
tellectual keenness and discern-
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fairness and with' incisiveness
have made him a member of the
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