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THE MICHIGAN DAILY

TUESDAY, JUNE 25, 1940

NYA To Give
Scholarships
To 75 Youths
University Will Participate
In State-Wide Program
To Aid Needy Students
The University, offering four
scholarships, is one of 42 Michigan
colleges and universities participat-
ing in a program where-by degrees
are to be made avaliable to 75 or
more youth employed on out of school
;work projects of the Michigan Na-
tional Youth Administration, it was
announced by A. H. Robertson, direc-
.tor of the state NY4 student work
program. -
The program is designed to make
higher education available to a num-
ber of deserving youth handicapped
by a lack of money.
Described by Dr. Robertson as "the
only one of its kind in the country,"
the plan will provide the payment
of full tuition and all cancellable fees
regularly required of individual stu-
dents for succeessful applicants. Ad-
ditional benefits in the nature of
partial or full subsistence in colleges
will be available.
The scholarships are open to any
youth who has been employed on an
NYA work project, has been gradu-
ated from high school or can other-
wise fulfill college entrance require-
ments. Applicants must also fulfill
leadership qualifications.
In addition to tuition and other
fees, an award student will be as-
signed to part-time work under the
NYA college work program to provide
his remaining financial needs up to
$20 a month.
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France Learns

Adolf I itler's Price For War A rmistice

Ann Arbor

Chinese Essay Contest Offers
$5,000 In Prizes To Students

Here Is Today's
In Summar)

News
y

This was the scene in Campaigne forest of France when France learned Hitler's price for peace in the
same railroad car in which Germany learned the All' es peace price in 1918. (1) Grand Admiral Raeder:
(2) Field Marshal Hermann Goering; (3) Adolph Hitler; (4) Col. Gen. Wilhelm Keitel; (5) Col. Gen.
Walther von Brauchistch; (6) Rudolph Hess, deputy party leader; (7) Gen. Charles Huntziger; (8) Rear
Admiral Maurice LeLug; (9) Foreign Minister Joachim von Ribbentrop; (10) Friedrich Wilhelm Brueck-
bern, Hitler's adjutant; (11) Paul Schmidt, translator. General Jean Marie Bergeret and Leon Noel are
seated out of view beside Huntizger. This photo was radioed from Berlin to New York.

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8 --- By JUNE McKEE --J
With summer broadcasting start-
ing July 7, programs prepared, an-
nounced, and performed by, students
will be aired over station WJR in
Detroit apd WCAR in Pontiac.
University programs may then be
heard through WJR each Saturday
from 10:30 a.m. to 11 a.m., and Sun-
day from 1 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. WCAR
will carry the Michigan broadcasts
on Tuesdays and Thursdays from
2:30 p,m. to 3 p.m.
In Morris Hall, home of the Uni-
versity of the air, radio classes will
be conducted in three' accoustically
treated studios for rehearsals of
large dramatic groups and auditing
individual speakers. In the broad-
casting auditorium, equipment for
public address and talk-back permits
class criticism of performances.
The Broadcasting Service equip-
ment includes all types of modern
mikes, sound effects and transcript-
ions, as well as a manuscript and
continuity library, and library of
broadcasting books and pamphlets.
Also included are the projector and
film for sports-announcer experi-
ence, and the Presto recording equip-
ment weherupon each student re-
cords his voice for analysis. A lab-
oratory shop permits research in
constructing such equipment and
supplies the student with technical
knowledge for its use.
Lectures presented by professional
broadcasters from Detroit stations
and networks, and visits to Detroit
studios and transmitters will high-
light the summer radio season. Prof.
Waldo Abbot, Director of University
Broadcasting, announced.

Campus Tour
Will Be Given
Here Thursday
The first in a series of 10 Summer
Session excursions, which consists of
a tour of the Campus, will be conduc-
ted from 2 to 4 p.m. Thursday to
acquaint those new to the Univer-
sity with some of the most interesting
features of the School.
The party will meet at 2 p.m. in
the lobby of Angell Hall, facing on
State Street.
After visiting the Law Quadran-
gle, which is considered one of the
most beautiful and completely equip-
ped educational units in the coun-
try, the group will visit the Michigan
Union, student club and recreation
center for men. A short trip to the
adjoining dormitories is also planned.
At the William L. Clements Li-
brary, the next stop, Dr. Randolph
Adams,tdirector, will explain its
character and functions as a repos-
itory of source material in American
history. Representative books, man-
uscripts and maps will be on display
in the lobby.
Another feature of the tour is a
visit to the General Library where
staff members will conduct the par-
ty and explain how it works. Fol-
lowing this a trip will be made to
the Burton Memorial Tower where
Sidney Giles, guest carillonneur,
will demonstrate operation of the
carillon.
Work Is Begun
At Camp Davis
(Continued from Page 1)
The geologists' trip was designed
to give the student a cross-section
of the geology of the regions between
Ann Arbor and Camp Davis. Places
of geologic interest visited on
the trip were the unglaciated area
of Wisconsin, the Bad Lands of
South Dakota, Black Hills, and the
Big Horn Basin of Wyoming.
Acting director of the camp is
Prof. Harry Bouchard, who also
heads the surveying; Prof. George
M. Ehlers is in charge of the geologi-
cal work and Prof. Lewis E. Weh-
meyer will direct the botanical re-
search.

Prof. William P. Halstead Lists
Perfect Cast For The Critic'

A perfect cast for Richard Sher-
idan's "The Critic," which will be
presented tomorrow in the Lydia
Mendelssohn Theatre, was conceived
yesterday by Prof. William P. Hal-
stead, director of the play.
For the critic himself Professor
Halstead named George Jean Na-
than, and for the impressario anm
his assistant, Mr. Puff and Mr. Dan-
gel, he chose George Bernard Shaw
and Alexander Woollcott.
Mme. Kirsten Flagstad of the Met-
ropolitan Opera Compapy was se-
lected as the heroine, Tilburina, and
Ramon Navarro as Wiskerandos, the
hero. For the role of Tilburina's con-
fidant, Zazu Pitts was named.
The right man for the Earl of
Leicester Professor Halstead felt was
Mischa Auer while he selected as the
Earl's two generals, Sir Christopher
Hatton and Sir Walter Raleigh, Joe
E. Brown and Hiram Sherman.
The Marx Brothers were also given
parts in the cast with Groucho por-
traying a justice and Harpo, Lord
Burleigh, the main character of the
play within the play who appears
seldom and says nothing. For the
role of Signor Pasticcio Ritornello, an
Italian who becomes inarticulate over

ordering some music, Wimpy was
chosen.
For the Beef-eater any Western
star except Gene Autry was recom-
mended. Ned Sparks was made
prompter and the sentinels, who are
usually asleep, would be the Ritz
Brothers in the ideal cast. The re-
maining recommendations called for
!Vildred Bailey to play the part of
Britannia, Kate Smith to play the
Thames and a chorus of half Vera
Zorinas and half Fanny Brices to
portray the waves.
Hopkins, Yoakum To Talk
Dr. Louis A. Hopkins, director of
the Summer Session, and Dean Clar-
ence S. Yoakum of the Graduate
School will address the undergrad-
uate and graduate students in ed-
ucation who will assemble for their
first meeting at 4:15 p.m. tomorrow
in the University High School Audi-
torium. All students are urged to
attend the lecture and to become
acquainted wtih the faculty at the
Faculty-Student tea which will fol-
low the lecture in the University
High School Library.

The past week has been one of
flags, banners, bands and parades for
this little town as the Grand ArmyI
of theRepublic and six allied organ-t
izations assembled here for the G.A.
R.'s 62nd annual encampment.
Nearly 1500 persons attended the1
encampment, a handful of, veterans
among them, seven to be exact. 93-
year-old A. C. Estabrook of Grand
Rapids was elected to his fifth term
as commander of the Michigan de-
partment. A parade Friday climaxed
the sessions.
* * *
Preliminary census figures re-
leased last week accord Ann Arbor
a population of 29,721 souls and
the county of Washtenaw 80,634.
These figures give Ann Arbor an
increase of 10 per cent during the
past decade. The county, accord-
ingly, has an increase of 23 per
cent.
While these figures are tentative,
little change in them is expected
to be found.
The local chapter of the Lions
Club celebrated its tenth anniversary
Friday night with a dinner and dance
at the Union.....Ann Arbor's delegatej
to the international Kiwanis Club
convention returned at the end of the
week to report that the local chapter
had placed second among 1,840 for
its accomplishments during the year
....Co. K, local division of the Mich-
igan National Guard, bivouaced last
week end in preparation for their
annual encampment in Northern
Wisconsin in August.
Dean Edmondson
Returns From N.Y.
Dean James B. Edmondson of the
school of Education returned this
week from a meeting of the Edu-
cational Policies Commission in New
York City.
The commission under the spon-
sorship of the National Education
Association is the planning body for
American education. As one of its
members, Dean Edmondson assisted
in the report of the commission ad-
vocating certain policies for citizen-
ship training and civic education and
pointing out the problems created by
the European war situation.

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GREETING CARDS
MIMEOGRAPHING promptly done.

"Our Stake in the Future of Chi-
na" is the topic of the Chinese essay
contest offering $5,000 cash prizes
to graduate and undergraduate stu-
dents enrolled in colleges and uni-
versities of the United States for
the best analyses of the necessity of
preserving the cultural, economic,
and political ties with an indepen-
dent China.
Essays dealing with the interest
of the United States in the Orient
will be judged on the skill of anal-
ysis and excellence of style by a
board of ten outstanding American
writers, historians and statesmen.
Dr. Roy Chapman Andrews, Pearl
Buck, Dr. Rowland Angell of Yale
University, Mrs. William Brown Me-
loney, editor of This Week magazine,
Dr. James T. Shortwell of Columbia
University Lowell Thomas, Alexan-
der Woollcott, Theodore Roosevelt,
former United States High Commis-
sioner to the Philippines, United
States Senator Elbert D. Thomas,
of Utah, Rear Admiral H. E. Yar-
nell, U.S. Navy (retired) and Dr.
James T. Shotwell of Columbia Uni-
versity comprise this board of judges
for each of the 1500 word essays sub-
mitted before the close of the con-
test June 30.
The first prize consists of $1200 in
cash and a round trip to China via
the China Clipper if conditions are
favorable in the opinion of the
judges at the time of the award.
The institution from which the win-
ning essay is submitted will receive
$300 for the purchase of books on
Far Eastern affairs.

The second prize to be "given is
$750, the third, $500, ten fourth
prizes are $100 each, and twenty
fifth prizes are $50 each.
Entry blanks for the contest may
be obtained at the International Cen-
ter from its director, Dr. Raleigh
Nelson. Suggested bibliographical
material may also be obtained at
the same office.
Summer Session
German SocietyilM e o a
The German Club of the Summer
Session will hold its first meeting of
the season at 7:30 p.m. today in the
Deutsches Haus, located at 1315 Hill.
The program for the summer will
be the most important item on the
agenda. Among the features planned
are addresses by members of the fac-
ulty on literary and cultural sub-
jects, picnics, excursions and even-
ings devoted to German songs, games
and folk-dances.
Officers of the club are Charles J.
Sinnema, Grad., president, and Liesa
D. Price, '41, secretary-treasurer.
Dr. Otto Graf is the faculty director.
All students of German or students
with an elementary knowledge of the
language and faculty members in-
terested in practicing spoken Ger-
man are invited to attend. Subse-
quent meetings will be announced in
The Daily.

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