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Seven Noted
Persons Will
Speak Here
National, International
Topics To Be Covered
Gov. Ellis Arnall of Georgia will
open the 1946-47 Oratorical Associa-
tion lectures when he speaks in Hill
Auditorium on "The South Looks
Forward" October 17.
Seven other well-known persons
will complete the annual series:
Randolph Churchill, son of the
former British Prime Minister;
Louis P. Lochner, chief of the Ber-
lin bureau of the Associated Press for
15 years;
Brig. Gen. Roger M. Ramey, com-
mander of the Army Air Forces task
group that dropped the Bikini atom
John Mason Brown, dramatic critic
and author;
Mrs. Raymond Clapper, author and
widow of the late Washington colum-
Col. Melvin Purvis, FBI and war
crimes investigator,; and
Margaret Webster, noted director
of Shakespearean drama today.
Mail orders should be addressed to
the Oratorical Association at 3211
Angell Hall, and counter sale will be-
gin on Sept. 16 in the Hill Auditor-
Gov. Arnall, the first of the speak-
ers, is noted for having brought about
legislative reform in Georgia. Changes
in Georgia's penal system were made;
the voting age was lowered to 18;
and the school system was removed
from political control.
He is unable under Georgia law to
succeed himself as governor.
A columnist and former commando,
Randolph Churchill, Winston Chur-
-chil's .son, will talk on "Socialism in
England" Oct. 29. "Europe Today"

Gov. Ellis Arnall of Georgia, Mrs. Raymond Clapper, a uthor and wife of the late Washington columnist, and
John Mason Brown, New York dramatic critic, are thr ee of the seven speakers scheduled by the oratorical
Others are Randolph Churchill, son of the former British Prime Minister; Louis P. Lochner, Chief of the
Associated Press in Berlin; Col. Melvin Purvis, of the Bikini Bomb task force; and Margaret Webster, noted
Shakespearean director.

G.B.S. Satire
To Open Here
On Wednesday
Meredith, Margaret
Muse Will Play Leads
Charles Meredith and his wife
Margaret Muse, will play the leading
roles in George Bernard Shaw's sa-
tirical political extravaganza, "The
Apple Cart," the next Department of
Speech Repertory play which will
open Wednesday for a four day's run
in the Lydia Mendelssohn Theatre.
Meredith will play the part of King
Manus and Margaret Muse will play
Otheriimportant parts in the cast
will be played by Clara Behringer
who will be Amanda; Pat Meikle who
will be Lysistrata; and Richard Ste-
wart who will be Boanerges;
Roger Leary who will play Pam-
philius; Byron Mitchell who will be
Sempronius; Mary Firestone who will
be Alice; Robert Thompson who will
be Proteus; and Ken Garlinger who
will be Pliny.
Strother Martin will be Nicobar;
John Babington who will be Cras-
sus; Del Hosteller who will be Bal-
bus; Roberta Seibert who will be the
Queen; and Bob Rittenour who will
be Mr. Vanhatten.
Campus Reserve
Officers Will Meet
The Reserve Officers Association
will hold an organizational meeting
in Rm. 302 of the Michigan Union
at 7:00 p.m. tomorrow.
All reserve officers are invited to
attend the meeting at which an
election of officers will be held, ac-
cording to Upton Palmer, spokesman
for the group.
Lt. Col. Coy Eklund of the Michi-
gan Department of the Reserve Of-
ficers Association will be the main

Campus Casbah,' Sol
Night Club, To Open

The Campus Casbah. long awaited the Ballroom and admission will be
student soft drink night club, will the same as that for Union dances.
open Sept. 27 in the ballroom of the In addition to the entertainment
Michigan League, sponsored by the provided by the Casbah, other facili-
League Council. ties of the building will be opened for
Designed to relieve the dearth of student use on Friday and Saturday
entertainment facilities on weekends, nights. Hours in the League Grill will
.ecoincide with those of the Casbah,
the Casbah will be open every Fri- and the Grand Rapids Room will be
day and Saturday night during the available for bridge. Cards will be
year, according to Miss Ethel A. Mc- furnished by the League. Classical
Cormick, social director of the music may be heard in the second
League. floor lounge.
The program will feature at least The venture will mark the first
one floorshow each week, presented all campus League social event to
by student and outside talent. An take place every weekend since 1942.
orchestra will be on hand to furnish At that time, the regularLeague
music for dancing, and tables will Dances, managed by the business
be placed around the edge of the manager of the League, were dis-
floor. Refreshments will be served in continued owing to the war.

ept. 27


is the syndicated newspaper column
in which he writes on world affairs.
Mr. Churchill served during the
war in his father's old regiment, the
4th Queen's Own Hussars. He was
with the commandos in North Africa
and Sicily, and was parachuted in
January of 1944 to Marshal Tito's
headquarters in Bosnia, where he
served for a year with the British
military group in Yugoslavia.
"The Nuremberg Trial" is the title
of Louis P. Lochner's address on Nov.
7. As AP chief in Berlin, he has ob-
served the trial of leaders of the
Third Reich, many of whom he had
known personally during their rise
to power. His book "What About
Germany" was used by the American
prosecutor in the Nuernberg trials
because it contained words and plans
of the Nazis.
Lochner, one of the last corres-
pondents to leave Germany, and one
of the first to return there after
hostilities ended, spent 15 years in

Berlin as a widely-quoted observer of
German and European affairs.
Brig. Gen. Ramey, who will appear
Nov. 21 will speak on "Air Power in
the Atomic Age." He was under Maj.
Gen. W. E. Kepner of the task force
which dropped the first atom bomb
on Bikini, and was leader of the 5th
and 20th bomber commands during
the war.
John Mason Brown, associate edi-
tor of the "Saturday Review of Liter-
ature" is acclaimed as one of Broad-
way's leading dramatic critics. He
has been critic for "Theatre Arts
Monthly," "New York Evening Post,"
and "New York World Telegram."
During the war he served as lieuten-
ant commander in the Navy.
"Seeing Things" will be his topic
here Jan. 16. Brown is considered by
the Oratorical Association to be one
of the most brilliant and entertain-
ing lecturers on the platform today.
Author of "Washington Tapestry,"
Mrs. Raymnd Clapper is a woman

of original ideas who has witnessed
the rise of political personalities in
Washington. Her theme for Feb. 20
will be "Behind the Scenes in Wash-
The answer to "Can We Reduce
Crime in the United States?" will be
given by Col. Melvin Purvis on Feb.
2. For eight years a member of the
Federal Bureau of Investigation, and
a member of the war time office of
the judge advocate general, where
he supervised collection of evidence
against war criminals, Purvis is con-
sidered an authority on crime.
His forces killed the notorious
gangster, John Dillenger, when he
was a special FBI agent in Chicago.
Margaret Webster's "The Adven-
ture of Acting" on Mar. 22 will be the
final lecture of the series. She will
illustrate evolution of playwright and
actor by giving excerpts of great
plays from the past 300 years.
Miss Webster is called the most
distinguished director of Shakespear-
ean drama today,


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the International Center. Foreign
students, their guests, and anyone
else interested in dancing is cordially
invited to attend.
International Center: Bridge nights
will continue in the International
Center every Wednesday evening for
the duration of the Summer Session.
All interested bridge players are
cordially invited to attend. Playing
starts promptly at 7:30 p.m.'
International Center: The weekly
informal tea will be held in the Rec-

reation Room of the International
Center as previously. The tea will
start at 4:30 p.m. Foreign students,
their friends, and interested persons
are cordially invited to attend. Lang-
uage tables will convene.
Women in Education: There will
be a tea on Wednesday, August 7
from 3:15 until 6:00 p.m. in the
Lounge on the first floor of the Uni-
versity High School. This will be the
last chance for a social get-together
in the six-weeks program.
French Tea Tuesday in the Cafe-
teria of the Michigan League.


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First Church of Christ, Scientist,
409 S. Division Street.
Wednesday evening service at 8:00.
Sunday morning service at 10:30.
Subject: "Love."
Sunday School at 11:45.
A special reading room is main-
tained by this church at 706 Wolver-
ine Building, Washington at Fourth
where the Bible, also the Christian
Science textbook, "Science and
Health with Key to the Scriptures,"
and other writings by Mary Baker
Eddy may be read, borrowed or pur-
chased. Open daily except Sundays
and holidays from 11:30 a.m. to 5
First Presbyterian Church, 1432
10:45 a.m. Morning Worship ser-
vice at the First Presbyterian Church.
The guest preacher will be Dr. Wil-
liam B. Lampe of St. Louis, Mo. Dr.
Lampe was Moderator of the Pres--
byterian Church, U.S.A. last year.
His subject will be "What Price
University Lutheran Chapel, 1511
Washtenaw, has its Sunday service
at 11:00 a.m. This Sunday the Rev.
Alfred Scheips will have as his ser-
non subject, "Christian Revelation."
The Lutheran Student Association :
Bible Study Hour will be held on Sun-
day morning at 9:15 at the Center,
1304 Hill Street. At 4:00 on Sunday
afternoon the group will meet at
Zion Lutheran Parish Hall and leave
from there for the home of Rev. and
Mrs. Robert Boettger, 2355 Holmes
Road, Willow Run Village. A picnic
supper will follow an afternoon of
outdoor games and then Miss Ruth
Berge, organ instructor at Concordia
College. in Moorhead, Minnesota, will
discuss the Liturgy as used in the
Common Service. Zion and Trinity
Lutheran Churches will have regular
worship services at 10:30 on Sunday
Wesleyan Guild at First Methodist
Church, Sunday at 5:30 p.m. Dr.
Edward N. Palmer of Fisk University,
teaching this summer in the Depart-
ment of Sociology, will speak on
"Knowledge as a Basis of Under-
standing." Don Betts is in charge
of the Worship Program. Dr. J. B.
Kenna will sing. The social hour
and supper will follow in the Social
First Congregational Church, State
and William Streets. Rev. Leonard
A. Parr, D.D.
10:45 a.m. Public worship. Dr. Ben-
nett Weaver will speak on "Across
State Street." The Rev. Thomas Leg-
gette will conduct the service.
4:30 p.m. Congregational-Disciples
Student Guild picnic supper and wor-
ship at West Park.
The Congregational-Disciples Guild
wil meet at the Gild Hounsea (438


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