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STATE DEPARTMENT SPONSORS:
Stanley Quartet To Begin
Five-Week Latin Tour
The University Stanley Quar-
tet will begin a five week Latin
American concert tour Monday.
The tour, sponsored by the
United States State Department,
will include the presentation of 20
concerts by the group in Brazil,
Argentina, Uruguay and Para-
guay. The tour is scheduled to
end June 24.
The Quartet consists of Prof.
Gilbert Ross and Gustave Ros-
seels of the music school on vio-
lins, Prof. Robert Courte of the.
music school on viola and Robert
Swenson of the University of Il-
linois on cello. Prof. Oliver Edel
of the music school, regular cel-
list with the group, will not ac-.
company the quartet on this tour.
Several American works and
one Brazilian piece will be in-
cluded in the group's repertoire in
addition to the traditional works
by Haydn, Mozart, Beethoven,
Brahms and Debussy.
Petitions for chairmanships of
the Inter-House Council standing
committees are now available,
according to Irwin Starr, '61, ad-
The committees are Publicity
and Public Relations, House Serv-
ices, _ Scholarship, IHC-Assembly,
Sing, Big Ten Residence Halls
Secretariat and IHO Judiciary.
The petitions may be picked up
from House Presidents and must
be returned to the IHC office by
Featured among the American
quartets will be "Quartet No. 7"
by Prof. Ross Lee Finney of the
music school and "Quartet No. 2"
by Benjamin Lees.
to Give Plays
Le Cercle Francais will present
its annual plays today at the Ly-
dia Mendelssohn theater, accord-
ing to Jean Carduner, director of
the Cercle Francais.
The plays this year are "Fan-
tasio," a romantic fantasy by
Musset and "Le Commissaire est
Bon Enfant," a farce by George
There will be a matinee per-
formance at 3:15 p.m., especially1
for high school students, and an
evening performance at 8:00 p.m.,
William J. Branstrom of Fre-
mont, Mich., the, University's
nominee for a Lane Bryant An-
nual Award for outstanding com-
munity service for 1957 has re-
ceived a citation and is being con-
sidered for ,a national award.
The awards, established in 1948
to encourage voluntary participa-
tion in efforts that benefit home
and community life, offer prizes
of $1000 to an individual and
$1900 to a group.
Branstromn was awarded the
University Regents' Citation of
Honor on May 24 1956. The na-
tional award will be presented
Nov. 13, 1958, at the Plaza in New
The awards committee consists
of Jacqueline Cochran, president
of Jacqueline Cochran, Inc.,
Frank Stanton, president of Co-
lumbia Broadcasting System, Inc.,
William E. Stevenson, president of
Oberlin College, Joseph N. Welch,
of Halle and Dorr and Mrs. Ar-
thur Hays Sulzberger.
Civil Engineers Have Need
Of Cultured Backgrounds
Civil engineers need a broader
cultural background, Prof. Robert
B. Harris, engineering college,
To fill this need, the Univer-
sity is now offering a five-year
combined program of courses in
the engineering and literary col-
leges, he said.
He said the civil engineer, de-
signer and builder of bridges,
dams and highways, frequently
deals with people who know little
about the demands of engineer-
When dealing with these people,
Prof. Harris said "the civil engi-
neer frequently feels the-need for
more background in thehhumani-
ties and liberal arts than that
generally offered in a regular
four-year civil engineering cur-
The combined curricula in-
cludes courses in languages, liter-
ature ,fine arts, philosophy and
history, besides the required
courses in science and engineer-
. nternational Students Association
THE INTERNATIONAL BAL
Saturday, May 3 . .,. 9 P.M.-1 A.M.
CLASS OF '60E PRESENTS
AT LAGOONA BEACH"
An illustrated report on the Enrico Fermi
nuclear power plant near Monroe, Michigan by,
MYRON C. BECKMAN
Director of Nuclear Development, Detroit Edison Co.
Students who wish to become a part of
the new Hillel program may pick up
petitions for committee chairmanships
in the secretary's office at Hillei,
Petitions must be returned no later than Friday, May 9
For further information call Robert Stein, President-elect.
Phone NO 5-6928 or NO 3-4129
Kappa Phi, regular meeting, May 1,
7:15 p.m., Wesley Lounge, First Metho-
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Unitarian Student Group, seminar,
April 30, 8:00 p.m., 1st .Unitarian
Church, topid: Why Religion, Anyway?
Jr. Panhel, delegates meeting, April
30, 4:15 p.m., Henderson Room, League.
Congregational, and Disciples Stu-
dent, Guild, coffee break, April 30,-.
4:30-6:00 p.m. Guild House.
Michigan Flyers, organizational meet-
ing, May 1, 7:30 p.m., 3003 SAB.
Chess Club, meeting,' April 30, 7:30
Revised constitutions of existing or-
ganizations. To assure consideration by
Student Government;Council this se-
mester, it is requested that proposed
changes in existing constitutions be
submitted to the Student' Government
Council no later than April 30.
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