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SUNhDAT, JULY 25, 1948

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I Remember
Mama' To Be
Next Showing
"I Remember Mama," fourth
production of the speech depart-
ment's summer play schedule, will
open on campus Thursday.
Based on a series of nostalgic
stories by Kathryn Forbes, the
stage adaptation .was made by
John Van Druten, who wrote
"Voice of the Turtle" and "The
Druid's Circle."
Action in the play, which is con-
sidered the most popular recent
folk-drama, centers about the ev-
eryday experiences of a Norweg-
ian-American family living in San
Francisco shortly after the turn
of the century.
"Mama," a character drawn from
real life, heads the family and her
legendary bank account is the cen-
ter of much of the humor in the
The drama lacks a formal plot
and is held together by a series
of connecting episodes. Transition
from one episode to another is
achieved by means of a literary
narrator, a device which was used
by the speech department in their
presentation last year of "Our
Director of the production is
Prof. William P. Halstead. Art di-
rection is by Oren Parker and
Harold Ross, assistant. Frances
Goodman is costumiere and Jack
Bender is in charge of technical
Four performances of the folk-
drama will be staged in Lydia
Mendelssohn Theatre with presen-
tations Thursday through Satur-
day at 8 p.m. and a matinee
Saturday at 2:30 p.m.

Campus Events Preview




Der Fledermaus, German film in
technicolor, 8:30 p.m., Friday and
Saturday. Hill Auditorium.
State Theatre: "Lady from
Shanghai," with Rita Hayworth
and Orson Welles. Sunday through
Michigan Theatre: "Cary and
the Bishop's Wife," with Cary
Grant, David Niven and Loretta
Young. unday through Wednes-
day. "Berlin Express," with Merl
Oberon and Robert Ryan. Thurs-
day through Saturday.
Wuerth Theatre: "The Iron
Curtain," with Dana Andrews and
Gene Tierney, and "Glamour
Girl," with Gene Krupa. Sunday
through Tuesday. "Magic Town,"
with James Stewart and Jane Wy-
man, and "Child of Divorce," with
Sharon Moffett. Wednesday and
Thursday. "Albuquerque," with
Randolph Scott and Barbara
Brittin, and "Blondie's Anniver-
sary," with Arthur Lake and
Penny Singleton. Friday and Sat-
"I Remember Mama," presented
by the speech department. 8 p.m.
Thursday through Saturday, mat-
inee 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Lydia
Mendelssohn Theatre.

Series: "Merit as a Basis for
Teachers' Salaries," by David J.
Burke. 4:05 p.m., Monday. "Ex-
panding Learning Experiences in
the Classroom," by Ford L. Lem-
ler. 4:05 p.m., Tuesday. "Promot-
ing Reading Interests in the Ele-
mentary School," by Sarita I. Da-
vis. 4:05 p.m., Wednesday. "South
America as I Saw It," by William
G. Merhob. 4:05 p.m., Thursday.
All lectures will be given in the
University Hgih School Auditori-
Summer Session Lecture Series:
The Economic Reconstruction of
Europe. "Financing the Supply of
Europe," by J. Burke Knapp. 8:10
p.m., Tuesday, Rackham Lecture
Hall. "Financial Policy Committ-
ments by Participating Countries,"
by J. Burke Knapp. 4:10 p.m.,
Rackham Amphitheatre.
"Phases and Cycles in the Arts
of the Middle Ages," by Curt
Sachs. 4:15 p.m., Tuesday, Rack-
ham Lecture Hall.


Special Summer Session Choir
Concert: 8 p.m., Sunday, First
Presbyterian Church.
Faculty Concert: Chamber
Music Recital - Gilbert Ross and
Emil Raab, violins, Bernard Milof-
sky, viola, Oliver Edel, cello, and
John Kollen, piano. 8 p.m., Mon-


day, Rackham Lecture Hall.
Band Concert: University of
Seek Wage Boost Michigan Summer Session Band,
under the direction of William D.
OTTAWA, July 24-(AP-Cana- Revelli, 8 p.m., Tuesday, Hill Au-
dian newsprint manufacturers ditorium.
have been notified that forest Music and Dances of the Middle
workers want a 25 per cent pay Ages and Renaissance, program
increase September 1. Current pay presented by Collegium Musicum.
rates are $6.50 a day. 8 p.m., Friday, Rackham Lecture
Notification came on the heels Hall.
of increases' of $3 to $4 a ton in e tlE (I 'O trS
the price of newsprint in Canada Lectures and Forums
and the United States. School of Education Lecture

Casbah. Art Starr's Orchestra.
9-12 p.m. Friday and Saturday,
League Ballroom.
Square Dance, sponsored by
American Youth Hostels, 8:30 p.m.
Saturday, Ann Arbor High School.
To Speak Here
Dr. Philip M. Hauser, Univer-
sity of Chicago sociologist, will
deliver the opening address in a
University series on survey re-
search techniques at 4 p.m. Mon-
day in the Rackham Amphithe-
Dr. Hauser will speak on "Some
Problems and Limitations of Sur-
vey Research. The lecture is spon-
sored by the University Survey
Research Center.
Succeeding lectures will be given
on July 27 by Samuel A. Stouf-
fer, of Harvard, on August 2 by
Morris H. Hansen of the U.S. Bu-
reau of the Census, on August 6 by
A.T.C. Wilson, director, Tavistock
Institute of Human Relations,
London, England and on August
10 by William G. Cochran, of the
North Carolina State College In-
stitute of Statistics.
Prof. Hauser, formerly with the
U.S. Bureau of the Census, has
had a wide experience in survey
and statistical work.
English Journal
Group Will Meet
The English Journal Club, com-
posed of Graduate Students and
Faculty members of the English
Department, will hold its Summer
Meeting at 8:15 p.m. Wednesday,
in the East Conference Room of
the Rackham Building.

N E W E S T N A V Y -- Sailors of the newly-organized Israeli Navy appear for the first time in full
dress as the government took over the port of Haifa after evacuation by the British.

W E A V E R--Louis Sohn, 81, weaves in the occupational ther-
apy room at Home and Hospital of the Daughters of Jacob, Bronx,
N. Y. Standing are Dr. Herbert A. Seltzer (left), home directorj
and Maurice Mogulescu, who designed the room.



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C Z E C H G Y M N A S T S M E E T-Before 80,000 spectators. gymnasts attending the 11th Con-
gress of the Czechosolovak Physical Culture Society gather around camp fires in the special stadium
built at Prague for the event. Their tenter make a pyramid-like pattern.






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