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Russian Choral
Evensong To Be
Given Today
Van Deursen To Direct
Choir, Five Soloists
The First Methodist choir and five
soloists under the direction of Prof.
Hardin Van Deursen will present the
choral evensong of all-Russian mu-
sic at 8:30 p. m. today in the church.
. Opening the program will be Irene
Applin Boice, organist, playing a pre-
lude by Tschaikovsky, "Andante
Cantabile" followed by the proces-
sional hymn, Lvov's "God the Omni-
potent!" which the congregation will
join in. The call to worship will be
given by Rev. Ralph'Dunlop.
Other hymns by Tschaikovsky
which will be sung include "O Come,
Let Us Worship" and "A Legend" as
well as a "Praise Ye the Name of the
Lord" by Ivanov.
Dr. Edward W. Blakeman, Univer-
sity religious counselor, will give the
prayer. The response will be Droz-
dov's "We Pray to Thee".
Ruby Joan Kuhlman, pianist, will
present three selections from Mous-
sorgsky's "Pictures at an Exhibition,"
"An Oxcart," "Promenade," and
"Ballet of the Chicks." Kopylov's
"God Is a Spirit" and Tschaikovsky's
"Adieu, Forets" from "Jeanne d'Arc"
will be sung by Bonnie Ruth Van
Deursen, soprano.
The congregation and choir will
again combine in Tschesnokov's "Sal-
vation is' Created" followed by the
Gloria Deo. An antiphon, "Bless
the Lord, O My Soul" by Ippolito-
Ivanov, will be given by Rev. Dunlop
and the choir.
Elizabeth Ivanoff, violinist, will
play Stravinsky's "Prelude and Ron-
do of the Princesses" from the "Fire
Bird". "Now the Powers of Heaven"
by Arkhangelsky and "Lamentation"
by Moussorgsky will be sung by Har-
riet Porter, contralto.
Following on the program will be
~~Cherubim Song" by Bortnyansky-
Tschaikovsky, "Thou Hidden Source"
by Bortnyansky, "Cherubic Hymn"
and "Nicean Greed" by Gretshanivov.
Prof. Van Deursen will have the role
of the cantor in tIie latter selections.
Rachaminov's "i'riumph, Thanks-
giving!" and Bortnyansky's "Now on
Land and Sea" will end the program.
The "Andante from Tschaikovsky's
Sixth Symphony will be the postlude.
Harold Jones Promoted
Harold B. Jones, '23, who has
served in the China-Burma-India
theatre for the past 16 months ha
recently been promoted to the rank
of'Major. He has been attached to
a quartermaster unit located along
the Ledo Road in the heart of the
Burma jungle.


Partisans Exaggerate Chinese
Communism, Dr. Yang Says'
"The communistic situation in
China is much exaggerated and most ese version of the American saying
cf the information on this subject -Government of the people, by the
that has appeared in newspapers and pecple and for the people'," Dr. Yang
magazines has been written by par- explained.
aznes sr. Yu nwhin Yang, .r- In regard to the war in the Pacific,
tisans," Dr. Yung-Ching Yang, presi- Dr. Yang stated that he believes that
dent of Soochow University, Shang- 'it would continue for about a year
hai, said in an interview yesterday. after Germanyxwas finished off. He
Dr. Yang, who is attending the said that he is of the opinion that
Conference on China, said that the Japan could not stand by under half
of the pounding which the Allied
Communistic party may be consid- nations have bAen givin Germany.
ered a party in opposition but that Militarism Must Go5
lie doesn't think they will ever be- "Militarism in Japan must be
come the party in position because thoroughly crushed and the military
their program and practices are not regime thoroughly discredited in the
Huch that the Chinese people would eyes of the people. We miust take
ever accept them. sufficient precautions to see that
People Are Temperate Japan will not again be a menace
to peace and security in the Far East
people" he stated, "so that any vio- and in the world," Dr. Yang said.
lent methods or radical programs He continued by shying that after
will never get much support in our peace has been insured, that we
country. The Communists are a o- ought to give the Japanese people a
litical unit rather than an ideological fair chance of peaceful living and
group." peaceful development. We a r e
against Japanese militarism and
According to Dr. Yang, China must Japanese sin rnso anst
have internal unity so that they can Japanese aggression and uot against
have the strength to resist ezternal the Japanese an live inia
aggression. They cannot tolerate re- "If the Japanese can live in a
bellion from any group at the pres- peaceful way as good neighbors,
ent time. He said that everyone in there is no reason why we cannot
China is united in fighting the Jap- treat them as such," Dr. Yang stated.
anese no matter what their personal -

Churches Will
Give Picnics,
Informal Talks
Informal talks and picnics continue
to be the program of the church
guilds for this week-end.
The Lutheran Student Association
will leave Zion Parish Hall at 4:30
p. m. today for a picnic at the Is-
land Park fireplace. A short devo-
tional service will be held afterwards.
An outing at Portage Lake is be-
ing planned by Gamma Delta, Luth-
eran Student Club, for today. The
group will leave the Student Center
at 2 p. m.
T h e Congregational - Disciples
Guild which will hold its outdoor
program at the Riverside Park will
leave the Guild House at 4 p. m.
Games, supper and an evening serv--
ice will be offered. In case of rain
the Guild will meet in the assembly
hall of the Congregational Church.
Dr. D. E. Trueblood, progressor
and chaplain at Leland Stanford
University, wil give a special lecture
at 4:30 p. m. today at the First Pres-
byterian Church. His topic will be
"The Future of Religion". Supper
and social hour will follow.
The Canterbury Club at St. An-
drew's Episcopal Church will meet
at 5 p. m. for supper and a talk by
Randolph Adams, director of the
Clements Library. His subject will
See CHURCHES, Page 7
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STRIKE LEADER IN CONFERENCE-James H. McMenamin (center), chairman of the striking
Philadelphia Transportation Company workers, con fers with Capt. Alfred B. Frazin (left), of New York
City, and Capt. J. W. Cody (right), of Schenectady, Army representatives, at Philadelphia, Pa., follow-
ing the Army's seizure of the city's transportation sy stem to break a four day strike.

Problem of 'Teachung Ton gues
To ASTP Students Is astered

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An assignment to teach a foreign
language to ASTP students within 36
weeks is one which should have the
instructor himself in a quandry with
irregular verbs and conjugations.
In the summer issue of the Mich-
Present ecital
Selections from Handel, Brahmns
and Bishop will be heard at the re-
cital of Florence McCracken at 8:30
p. m. tomorrow in the assembly hall
of the Rackham Building.
"Aria di Polissena- rrom "Rada-
misto" by Handel, "Lasciatemi Mor-
ire" by Monteverde, "Plaisir d'Amour
by Mastini, "Should He Upbraid" by
Bishop and Dido's lament "When I[
Am Laid in Earth" by Purcell will be
the opening part.
"Lied" by Franck, "Soupir" by
Widor, "Les Berceaux" by Fauss and
"Lamento Provencal" by Paladilhe
will also be sung as well as four se-
lections from Brahms' "Vier Ernste
Gesange." Ivor Gothie will be the
Miss McCracken's accompanist.
Concluding the program will be
"Thou Art Risen, My Beloved" by
Coleridge-Taylor, "I Heard a Piper
Piping" by Peterkin, "A Celtic Lulla-
by" by Bax, "Siesta" by Besley and
"The Cry of Rachel" by Walter.

igan Quarterly Review, Vincent A.
Scanio of the Italian Language de-
partment tells how the various de-
partiments effectively coped with the
problem when the soldiers first ar-
rived in June, 1943.
The task which faced the teachers
was to give the soldiers a high level
of proficiency in oral and aural con-
trol of one of four languages, French,
Spanish, German, or Italian. They
were also to be trained to understand
practically everything said by a na-
tive in normal conversation and to
express themselves in their chosen
language with comparative ease.
Three Features Differ
The three main features of the
ASTP program, differing from the
regular language courses, were listed
by Scanio as: "The number of hours
was considerable, 17 per week; the
sections were very small, not exceed-
ing ten students; and the approach
throughout the program was basic-
ally conversational."
"For the first six weeks the writ-
ten word was excluded from the
class and drill sections because it was
felt that the student would uncon-
sciously tend to give to the written
symbol a sound similar to the Eng-
lish written symbol," said Scanio in
his article, adding that for the be-
ginning period, all learning was aural
and oral, "based on materials pre-
pared by the senior instructor in
the form of short narratives and dia-
logues read to the class and repeated
by the group and by individuals."
Scanio believes that six main
points were acquired by the students.
First, they gained the immediate and
accurate understanding of the nor-
mal spoken language and, second,
the ability to use an environmental
and ideational vocabulary to express
themselves clearly and with reason-
able grammatical accuracy over a
wide range of subjects.
Immediate Understanding Gained
The rest naturally folow from there
with the ability to read and immedi-
ately understand difficult Italian
(This also applies to the other three
languages) with a minimum use of
a dictionary, and the acquirement of
a solid foundation for successful fu-
ture reading in one's own field of
interest, and the ability to write with
'a high degree of correctiveness in
their particular language. Training
in logical thinking through gramma-
tical analysis, and a fund of basic
notions on Italian civilization, com-
plete the program.
In other words, the ASTP students
were able to accomplish in 36 weeks
what the average college language
student seldom masters in two or
more years in the study of a langu-

Spanish Meetings Planned,
Spanish ,,peaking students are ink
vited to the three meetings of the
Sociedad Ilispanica to be held this
week, one at 8 p. m. Tuesday in the
League, and the others at 4 p. in.
Tuesday and Wedi iesday in the
Grill Room of the League.
Nxperience; as "u 1Gringo en
Panam!" will be related by Mr.
George hall, secretary of the Inter-
national Center, at the meeting at
8 p. n. Tuesday, which will also in-
clude group sijging and a social
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Orchestra Recital Planned
The first summer recital of the
'University string orchestra will be
presented at 8:30 p. m. Tuesday in
the Pattengill Auditorium of the Ann
Arbor Senior high school.
Vivaldi's "Concerto in D minor"
and Frescobaldi's "Fiori Musicali"
will open the program. Dorothy
Ornest Felcman, soprano, will be
the soloist with the orchestra in the
cantata, "Idolo Mio" by Scarlatti.
Following intermission, Jeannette
Haien wil play the "Concerto in G
major"' for piano and orchestra by
Haydn. The program will close with
Mozart's "Adagio and Allegro" and
the "Concerto Gross in D minor"
in five movements by Sammartini.
Carillon Recital Scheduled
Mendelssohn's compositions and
French sacred airs will be played by
Prof. Percival Price on the carillon
at 3 p. m. today.
"War March of the Priests" and
"Songs Without Words" were chosen
for the classical part of the recital.
"How I Love That Blessed Child,"
"Sweet Jesus" and "Song to the Vir-
gin" will also be given.
Kleinschmidt's "Concert Etude No.
3 for Carillon", "My Lovely Celia" by
Monro, "Calm as the Night" by
Bohm, "Florians's Song" by Godard
and "Serenade" by Schubert are also
on the program. "June Dance" by
Dett will end the recital.
* * *
Deadline Is Tomorrow . .
Deadline for freshmen to turn in
petitions for the position of class
representative on the Engineering
Council will be at 4:30 p. in. tomor-
row, Chuck Walton, president an-
Petitions are to be turned in at
the office of the dean of engineering
and must contain the signatures of
15 members of the freshman class as
well as the person's activities, grades,
draft status and plans for the Coun-
cil if elected.
Both civilians and students in the

political beliefs may be and also
that contrary to the commonly held
conception in this country that all
guerrilla fighters in China are not
members of the Communist party.
War Lords Gone
"The war lord have gone. They
were liquidated long before this.
China today is more united than ever
before under a central government.
The government of China is on the
road to modern democracy based on
three principles; namely, national
sovereignty, popular democracy and
people's livelihood. This is the Chin-
Navy program are qualified to enter
petitions, Walton said. Elections for
freshman and sophomore represen-
tatives will be held during the week.
Center To Have Dance ...
The International Center will hold
a semi-formal dance "Starlight
Cabaret" from 9 to 12 p. n. Satur-
day in the Rackham Assembly Hall.
Tables will be arranged on the
terrace. In addition to singing and
boggie woggie music, there will be
expert fortune telers to carry out
the dry night club theme of the
All foreign students at their Amer-
ican friends have been invited. Tick-
ets may be purchased from George
Hall, assistant to the director of the
Internation Center.



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At the State ...
"Show Business", opening at the
State today, spans the highlights of
the entertainment field over a per-
iod of thirty years. Produced by Ed-
die Cantor, the film stars Cantor,
George Murphy, Joan Davis, Nancy
Kelly and Constance Moore. The
action begins in a New York bur-
lesque house, runs the gamut of one
night stands on the read, and ends
up at the famed Palace Theatre on

At the Michigan ...
"Home In Indiana", based on the
Saturday Evening Post serial, "The
Phantom Filly" by George A. Cham-
berlain opens at the Michigan today.
Starring Walter Brennan, the tech-
nicolor film tells the story of young
love set against the background of
flashing hoofs. "Home in Indiana"
is the third in the 20th Century Fox
trilology of films, following "Ken-
tucky" and "Maryland".



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