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Daily Calendar of Events,
Wednesday, July 2-
4:15 p.m. Lecture. "Fundamental Principles of American Foreign Policy." Dexter
Perkins, Professor of History, University of Rochester. (Lecture Hall, Rackham
4:15 p.m. Assembly of undergraduate and graduate students interested in Educa-
tion. (University High School Auditorium).
7:15 p.m. Men's Education Club organization meeting. (Michigan Union).
5:30 p.m. Pi Lambda Theta. Supper and organization meeting. Russian Tea Room
of the League.
7:15 p.m. Women's Education Club organization meeting. (Michigan League).
7:30 p.m. Intermediate Dancing Class. (Michigan League Ballroom).
8:00 p.m. Medical Lecture. "Your Allergy and What To Do About It." Dr. John M.
Sheldon. (Lecture Hall, Rackham Building).
8:30 p.m. "Much Ado About Nothing," by William Shakespeare. (Lydia Mendels-
sohn Theatre).

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Textbook Library
Needs Student Aid .. .
OW ENTERING its fifth year of
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ing Library plays a role second only to the schol-
arship funds in providing aid to needy students.
Housed in Angell Hall Study Hall, the library's

Sparked by the brilliant performances of Ada
McFarland as Beatrice and Hugh Norton as
Benedick, the Repertory Players' opening sul-
mer offering of Much Ado About Nothing last
evening gave a too-small audience something to
really enjoy and to carry away. Not a point in
the delightful and witty repartee which the Bard
gave these characters was missed-they proved,
'ather, a foundation for the play.
A cast better selected than that for the Play
Production offering in the spring considerably
strengthened Much Ado for this second produc-
tion. The new Claudio, James Moll, put a lift
into his interpretation which put him in line
among the most outstanding of the actor\
About the only suggestion we have to offer him
is that he emphasize the transitions between di-
rect conversations and asides which are his
business in the scene in which Benedick is hid-
den, downstage.
Leonato, Norman Oxhandler, outshone his
brother Antonio, Marvin Levey, by far. The
latter was weak and insignificant. But orchids
to the former! Also to the gentlewoman, Marg-
aret-she was smart, we could see. And William
Halstead's Dogberry, though it was shadowy at
first, strengthened out in time to be a truly fine
bit of acting.
Back to Benedick, now, for commendations.
The facial expressions were perfect, the transi-
tions unequalled. "Rich she shall be, that is cer-
tain," and "In the which, good sir, I shall desire
your help," among others could never in the
world be missed by the audience.
As for Miss McFarlahd, perhaps the most ade-
quate expression for the impression she gave is
that she "lorded it over all." Not an iota of the
strength of that character was sacrificed to the
woman in her. We could see nothing in the way
of improvement to recommend to Miss McFar-
land. %
Two rather bitter criticisms, and another not
so bad we have to offer about factors which dis-
credited the play as a whole. One is in regard
to the plotting scenes with Don John, Jack
Mitchell. One who is not too familiar with this
play would almost lose track of the action's mo-
tivation from that point on, because of the weak
ness of these few scenes. Their talk was too
intimate to get across the footlights; when per-
fect strangers are introduced so late in the ac-
tion, it is necessary that they be stronger and
more noticeable to give them a reason for en-
tering the play.
The second point is technical. When shifts
were made from scene to scene, it seemed that
cues were too well learned, for it was easy to
become confused in the transitions involved and
some of those transitions were pretty large. A
Shakespeare work must of necessity be speeded
up for the accommodation of the audience, but
there is a limit.
Third point is on lighting, which at times
placed actors in shadow and which roughened
the time sequence.
Taking all in all, however, we recommend the
Repertory Players' Much Ado About Nothing as
a really notable performance.
Did Hess Carry
A War-Peace Plan?
G EORGE SELDES' much criticized
pint-sized weekly, In Fact, purport-
ing to publish "for the millions who want a free
press" but often in the past accused of pro-Nazi
tendencies, came out this week with information
from London and Washington revealing the
secret of Herr Hess' jaunt to Scotland.
According to this information, Hess brought
with him an offer of peace in exchange for war.
Hitler would be willing to make peace with
Britain if Britain would join Germany against
Russia. Germany would be given back her Afri-
can colonies and would gain certain territories
in Europe, including Ukraine, Alsace and Lor-
raine, while France would be restored with the
exception of those two provinces.

STILL according to In Fact's information, Hess
intended to refuel and take an answer back
to Hitler within two days. Hess sought out the
Duke of Hamilton, because the latter was a
leader of the English Buchmanites, a pro-Nazi
group. The rest of In Fact's article is devoted to
showing the strength of Buchmanism in the
English government.
THE QUESTION that immediately comes to
mind is, if this was the real purpose of Hess'
flight, why was there such secrecy surrounding
the entire affair, and why did Winston Churchill
not reveal this peace-war proposal to Parlia-
It might be possible to accept In Fact's in-
formntinn and reason that Mr. Churchill did not

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By Terenceo


I'm taking over this corner for the sum-
mer, which means that I will at irregular inter-
vals fill around 10 inches of this page, and at
other times get guest columnists to do my dirty
work for me. Whenever this column is short
enough, the edit page will also have a column by
two newcomers who show some promise, though
they have a lot to learn-Pearson and Allen.
Write some drivel called Washington Merry-Go-
I'll try to make this as light as possible, as
you have probably guessed from the stock head,
which I picked up during a literary forayinto
A. E. Housman. If you get tired of reading,
there's the little game you can try and finish.
And if you ever do finish it so that one side
wins without cheating, tear off the top of an egg
and send it in to me with your solution. You
will win absolutely nothing.
* * *
Well, exams for last semester are over, and
like they say about war, there's even some humor
in the grim business of examinations. This is
the true story of a certain athlete that took a
certain final; or at least the prof who tells it
swears it's true.
Evidently the questions weren't quite to this
fellow's liking. When the bluebook was turned
in it was utterly blank except for these few
Dear Prof:
Having a wonderful time. Wish you were
The professor says it's true, but refuses to tell
the grade he gave the student.
HAVEN'T READ the Daily review of "Much
Ado" yet since I never read the edit page.
(I'm afraid I might see this column there some
time.) But take a tip and don't miss it. It's
really Shakespeare in the way Shakespeare
should be. And I ain't in the pay of nobody.
Slips That Pass In The Type: Our contem-
poraries go to the Senior Ball.
In the Lambda Chi Alpha group were
Martha Graham of Forest Ave, with Roy
Neff of Brooklyn, N.Y., wearing a copen-
hagen blue pique in a simple model.
- Ann Arbor News, June 21
I saw him there too, and he just looked too
ducky, fellows.
Diabolical Description Department: Speaking
of the new fountain outside the League: It
looks like a, busted water main (from a student
who must forever remain anonymous) . . . I
looked at her face and read between the lines
... The age of chiselry (The Kansas City Star)
.. The kind of a man who remembers how old
you are but forgets your birthday.
Thot For a Hot Day: To Hervie (The Kain-
tuck Kernel) Haufler, former managing editor
of The Daily, goes credit for today's brain-cooler.
For any hot day-or any day-says Hervie, the
thing would be beer popsicles. Trade name:
* * *
Why if it gets any hotter this column will
appear at decreasingly frequent intervals (you
lucky people, you!):
Hot Weather Song
I feel so exceedingly lazy,
I neglect what I oughtn't to should!
My notion of work is so hazy
That I couldn't to toil if I would!
I feel so exceedingly silly,
That I say all I shouldn't to ought!
My mind is as frail as a lily
It would break with the weight of a thought!
- Don Marquis
people would never be willing to sit by and let
Parliament sell them down the river.
IF this peace-war plan were the object of Hess'
visit, an immediate revelation of the proposal
would have been to England's gain. Such a plan,
authoritatively issued, would show a Hitler that
the English people have waited long to see: a
Hitler admitting that the conquest of Britain

was beyond his present power; a Hitler telling
the world that Germany could no longer hold
out on her own resources but in need of the
wheat. fields of the Ukraine and the extensive
oil fields in order to exist; a Hitler asking the
aid of a foe in order to gain these necessities;
and a Hitler willing to forfeit much of its present
gains in order to accomplish this objective.

Of Mikes & Men
rises in its place in Ann Arbor's
sun. "Mike" at Morris Hall basks in
the light of some shining innova-
tions-summer session radio assem-
blies, the new second edition of Pro-
fessor Abbot's "Handbook of Broad-
casting," distinguished visiting in-
structors and guests.
Today in the Rackham Amphi-
theatre's coolness and comfort the
first' radio assembly is lheld, from
4:15 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Everyone in-
terested in these non-technical mo-
tion pictures on radio will be wel-
come. Nine sound films are to be
shown-"On the Air," "Behind the
Mike," "Family Album," "Radio and
Television," and "Color Harmony,"
Consequent assemblies will feature
Miss Geraldine Elliott, continuity
editor, Mr. Owen Uridge, assistant
general manager, and Mr. Leo Fitz-
patrick, vice-president and general
manager-all of Station WJR in De-
troit; Miss Judith Waller, director of
the Public Service Program of the
NBC, Mr. S. Stephenson Smith, edu-
cational counselor of ASCAP, and
Mr. Earl McGill, casting director
and producer of the CBS.
This summer the radio staff is
studded by the presence of Mr. James
Church, on leave from the NBC's
production staff he has served for
the past ten years, directing among
many others, the programs of the
Radio Guild and Great Play Series,
Manhattan Merry-Go-Round, and
Adventures in Reading. Formerly
director of the Civic Theatre in Den-
ver, Mr. Church was also instructor
at Northwestern University, and
member of the staff of the Cleveland
To the students of his initial sec-
tion in broadcasting technique, Mr.
Church mentioned the merits of luck
and bluff in radio work, his personal
experience with regional stations,
not only selling time and announcing,
but arranging schedules and pro-
grams-"even to sweeping out the
place." Mr. Church favors the re-
laxation from "ear fatigue" after
hours of auditioning, and disapproves
of visible audiences for the radio
actor, whose prime concern should
be that ofhis listeners. He pointed
out the defense for so-called "soap
operas," showing their wide appeal,
with radio's commitment to satisfy
the demand-which can and is
steadily improving. "Ten years ago
an hour and a half of symphony mu-
sic would never have survived the
flick of the switch."
While Mr. Church presents radio
adaptations over WJR, Mr. Donald
E. Hargis will provide that station
with militant poetry. Instructor in
speec hat the University of Oregon,
Mr. Hargis returns for his second
season of teaching at Michigan-
much to the delight of those of us
who had some memorable times en-
acting radio scenes with him two
summers past.
We are also still favored with the
indispensable presence of Charles
Moore, Chief Engineer of Broadcast-
ing Service, and assistant to Director
Waldo Abbot. With Professo Abbot,
he will present again his summer
laboratory in the 'Production and
Reproduction of Speech.
Many more of our Michigan men
are now announcing professionally.
Ward Quaal has joined the staff of
Station WGN in Chicago, and Bob
Lewis, WTRY, in Troy, New York.
Maury Mazer works with WOOD in
Grand Rapids, while Peter Antonelli
enjoys announcing and selling in
Beckley, W. Va., at WJLS. Mort
Jampel, most recent groom around
Morris Hall, is now program director

at WSOO in Sault Ste. Marie, where
Frank Firnschild and his wife also
work and reside. Dick Slade contin-
ues as staff announcer at WWJ's
new frequency modulation station,
W45D, while much-missed Whitfield
Connor carries on with the drama at
the Cain Park Theatre in Cleveland.
Draf tables
The question of drafting college
students is a lively issue not only
among the colleges, who face declin-
ing enrollments next year if their
students are put into the army, but
also among draft boards from coast
to coast.
The issue, in its simplest terms, is
just this-is there any reason why
college men should be granted priv-
ileges of exemption not granted to
other men of the same age? The
public has strong feelings pro and
con about 'this issue. Only one per-
son in seventeen in the survey has
an opinion-an unusually small pro-
The majority of voters ,think col-
lege boys should be deferred from the
draft because they say the country
needs college trained men, for fu-
ture leadership, or, as a number of
voters in the survey put it:
"We need trained brains as well
as trained bodies."


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Rackham Building. The three lec-
tures will be concerned with vitamin
E as folows: (1) Chemistry, (2) Re-
lation to Reproduction, (3) Other
Physiological Relations. All inter-
ested are invited to attend.
Speech Students: The annual Stu-
dent-Faculty Luncheon of the De-
partment of Speech will be held at
12:15 p.m. Wednesday in the ball-
room of the Michigan League.
Math. 301, Seminar in Pure Mathe-
matics. Meeting to arrange the work
and hours, Wednesday, at 3 o'clock,
in 3201 A.H.
Math. 300, Orientation Seminar.
Meeting to arrange the work and
hours, Wednesday, at 4 o'clock, in
3201 A.H.
Math. 327, Seminar in Statistics.
Meeting to'arrange hours Wednes-
day at 12 noon in 3020 A.H.
Philosophy 351: Preliminary con-
sultations will be held in my office,
South Wing, Room 304, on Tuesday
and Wednesday at 3:30.
English 168 (Price) will meet Tu-
WThF at 8 instead of 9 a.m. in 3231
Students in English 298 who have
not already decided upon their con-
ference period for the course should
come to my office, 3227 Angell Hall,
Wednesday morning between 9 and 12.
Pi Lamba Theta supper and organ-
ization meeting will be held tonight
at 5:30 in the Russian Tea Room,
Michigan League Building. Members
of all chapters are cordially invited
to attend.
School of Music Assembly: All stu-
dents of the School of Music are in-
vited to an Assembly to be held in
the School of Music Auditorium at
7:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 2.
Guest Lecture: Mr. Austris A.
Wihtol, of Chicago, eminent Latvian
composer, conductor of Russian
church music, and director of the
Latvian Singers, will be in Ann Arbor
at 8 p.m. July 2 to conduct a demon-
stration of folk-music and Russian
church music arranged and adapted
for use by high school and college
choral groups. The Latvian Singers
appeared in Hill Auditorium in April
for the presentation of "The Great
Vespers." There will be no charge
for this meeting, and it is one of the
services available to Summer Ses-
sion students who are interested in
becoming acquainted with the exten-
sive literature in the choral field.
Tour of the Campus, Thursday,
July 3 at 2:00 p.m. Inspection of
General Library, Clements Library
of Early American History, Cook
Legal Research Library and other
buildings of the Law Quadrangle,
Michigan Union, Burton Memorial
Tower, Aeronautical Laboratory, Na-
val Tank, and other points of inter-
est. Explanatory talks will be given
by those in charge. Trip ends at
4:45 p.m. There is no charge for
this excursion.
Lecture this afternoon at 4:15 on
"Fundamental Principles of American
Foreign Policy." Dexter Perkins,
Professor of History, University of
Rochester. Lecture Hall of the Rack-
ham Building.

Men's Education Club. Speaker,
Howard McClusky. "The Effect of
Defense Measures on Youths in the
Emergency. 7:15 p.m., Wednesday,
Michigan Union.
Meeting of the social committee
of the League at 5:00 today in the
Council Room. Doris Allen
Tickets (free of charge) for danc-
ing at the League or Union on July 3
may be obtained in the Rackham
School of Graduate Studies after
8:00 p.m. on that date. Tickets will
be given out at the end of the re-
ceiving line and also in the Women's
Lounge for those who do not wish
to go down the line.
Student Graduation Recital: C.
Willard Kisling, Organist, will pre-
sent a recital open to the general
public at 4:15 p.m. Thursday, July 3,
in Hill Auditorium, in partial ful-
fillment of the requirements for the
Master of Music degree. He is a tu-
dent of Prof. Palmer Christian.
Carillon Recital: Percival Price,
University Carillonneur, will present
a North. and South American pro-
gram consisting of re~resentative
compositions from the two continents
from 7:15 to 8 p.m. Thursday, July
3 in the Burton Memorial Tower.
Attention Foreign Students: Any
foreign student in the University in-
terested to attend any of the sessions
of the New Education Fellowship
Conference can obtain free registra-
tion for the entire conference by ap-
plying at the Office of the Interna-
tional Center during office hours.
International Center Open House:
In connection with the New Educa-
tion Fellowship Conference, the In-
ternational Center will have infor-
mal Open House Sunday, July 6,
from 9:30 to 11:30 p.m.
Portuguese Classes: The Interna-
tional Center is able to offer clashes
in Portuguese to Summer Session
students. Organizational classes will
be held at 7:00 on Wednesday and
Thursday in the International Cen-
Le Foyer ,Francais: Men and wo-
men who wish to practice daily the
French language may do so by tak-
ing their meals at Le Foyer Fran-
cais, 1414 Washtenaw. As the num-
ber of places at the tables is limited
those interested should apply at once
to Mlle Jeanne Rosselet, Directrice,
1414 Washtenaw, tel. 2-2547.
Le Foyer Francais is under the
auspices of the Romance Language
Department of the University.
The Summer Session French Club.
The first meeting of the Summer Ses-
sion French Club will take place
Wednesday, July 2nd, at 8 p.m, at
Le Foyer Francais, 1414 Washtenaw.
Prof. Charles E. Koella will speak
informally on the comedies of Geor-
ges Courteline and read a few typi-
cal scenes. There will also be elec-
tion of the officers of the club and
singing of French songs.
The Summer Session French Club
is open for membership to any stu-
dent enrolled in the Summer School;
the only requirement asked of the
applicants is that they speak reason-
ably well the French language. All
those who wish to become members
must see Prof. Koella on Tuesday
and Wednesday of this week, 9-10
and 11-12 in room 200 Romance
Language Building.



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of the argument-the thirty-one per
cent who oppose special exemption
for college boys-have equally strong
feelings against what they consider
"unfair discrimination."
They insist that it isn't cricket to

college boys give up something too?"
There are others who believe that
college men could always go back
and finish their education. In fact,
one voter said emphatically:
"From what I've seen of college

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