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THIE MIlCHIGAN DAILY

WEDNESD AY, 3ULY7, 19S

SUMMER THEATRE:
Cast for Apley' Anirioiieed

Robert Thompson will appear in
the title role of "The Late George
Apley," second presentation in the
speech department's summer bill,
it was announced yesterday.
Supporting him in the comedy
production will be Burnette Stae-
bler as Catherine, wife of George
Apley. Larry Ruben will play their
son and Patricia Ann Ingraham
will be cast as their daughter.
Other members of the cast in-
clude: Clara Behringer in the role
of Apley's sister, Amelia; John
Cottrell as her husband, Roger
Newcombe; Earl Matthews as
Howard Boulder, Miss Apley's
suitor, and Agnes Willing as a
friend of the family.

The production, which will be
under the direction of Prof. Clair-
ibel Baird, will have its initial per-
formance at 8 p.m. Thursday in
Lydia Mendelssahn Theatre.-
Adapted by John P. Marquand
and George S. Kaufman from
Marquand's Pulitzer Prize novel,
the play satirizes Boston's high
class-conscious society of 30 years
ago. Comedy substance is provided
by the idiosyncrasies of the title
character.
Performances will be given
Thursday through Saturday at 8
p.m. A matinee will be presented
at 2:30 p.m. Saturday.

Campus
Highlights
Rlstsifanl Culture Lecture
Prof. Nicholas Arseniev will
speak on 'Russian Culture in the
Nineteenth Century," 4 p.m. to-
morrow in Kellogg Auditorium.
He is speaking under the aus-
pices of the Committee on Russian
Studies.
Prof. Arseniev was at the Uni-
versity of Warsaw until the out-
break of World War II, at which'
time he took refuge in France and
lectured at the Sorbonne. He came
to this country in Feb. 1948, and is
at present associated with St.
Vladimir Orthodox Seminary in
New York.
Prof. Arseniev will be guest of
honor at the Lane Hall Coffee
Hour, 4:30 p.m. Friday.
* * *
Prof. H. B. G. Casimir, Birec-
tor of the Philips Research Lab-
oratory, Eindhoven, Netherlands
will continue a series of lectures
on "Theoretical Aspects of Low
Temperature Physics" at 10 a.m..
today and tomorrow in Room'
150, Hutchins Hall. i
* * *

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JENNINGS SATISFIED 'T HIS HERE IS JESSE'-Al Jennings
(left) early-day Oklahoma train robber, took one look at J. Frank
Dalton, who called himself Jesse James and said "Boys
there ain't a bit of doubt on earth. This here is Jesse James." The
two men were invited to Oakland, Calif., to participate in a July
4tli rodeo in nearby an Leandro.
CHILDREN NOT GUINEA PIGS:
Modern Educational Methods

Anni Arbor is Scene
Over the Fourth-of-July week -
end, Washtenaw County's other-
wise unblemished traffic rzecorcd
was shattered by one traffic death
while the nation as a wwhle suf-
fered 571 violent deat hs.
Rudolph Buday. 38, of Bronx,
N.Y., was killed Saturdtay after-
noon when the motorcycle he was
riding smashed into the side of a
south-bound New York Central
freight train, in Manchester,
Mich.
The national safety showing
was the worst since 1941 and the
third worst in 20 years, the As-
sociated Press reported. A final
survey revealed that traffic deaths
took 306, drowning 192, fireworks
4 and miscellaneous causes 69.
In the Ann Arbor area two of
the 192 drownings were reported.
They were Robert Pietruskewicz,
17, of Detroit, drowned off Island
Lake. Saturday and Dean Paul
Voss, 12, Detroit, who disappeared
in five feet of water, in Portage
Lake. Resuscitator e q u i p m e n t
failed to revive either of the two.
Traffic injuries in Washtenaw
County took a toll of ten persons
over'the holidays-which cutnlast
years total of 20 in half. None of
the accident victims were resi-
dents of the city.
In comment on 1948 traffic and
accident showing, Ned H. Dear-
born, president of the National
Safety Council said:
"The nation had ample warn-
ing of the highway hazards that
awaited holiday motorists. News-
papers and radio stations did their
level best to help authorities hold
down the death toll but once
again a shocking and tragic death
toll proves that the advice was
not generally heeded."

Three traffic accidents were re- competitions willinvolve "U-
ported to Sheriff's officers within control" aircraft,
two hours yesterday, * * *
However, all of them were listed Failure to turn over' a coal pile
as minor and no one was injured, regularly resulted in a minoa e
* * * in the heating plant coal bin, at
Repxorts of both police and.St. Joseph's Hospital, Monday,
Sheriff's officers indicated yes- Ann Arbor firemen report.
terday that Washtenaw county There was no damag9.
sur-vved the F~ourth of July Some people insist on their
weekend without any serious "constitutional rights!"
amount of disturbances. o Washtenaw County sheriff's
Sf i e officers were called to a Pittsfield
township home yesterday when a
The draft board, of wartime housewife complained of her hus-
days, is expected to be reactivated band's abuse. Inebriate hubby re-
soon, with the announcement that fused to quiet down and insisted
its former local officials will meet on going to jail, calling it his
with state Selective Service offi- "Constitutional right." He even
cials Friday. parked himself in the patrol car
Mayor William E. Brown, Jr., so they would have to take him.
chairman of Board No. 1, Ann Ar-
bor, and John Kirk, Ypsilanti, of
No. 2, Ypsilanti will discuss the
problem with Glen H. Arhold, act-
ing state director.
The Junior Chamber of Com-
merce's 11th Annual Model
Airplane Contest will be held
from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, at
the Municipal Golf Course, JC
officials announced.-
More than 250 contestants are
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Nuclear Spectroscopy
Prof. Martin Deutsch of the
MassachusettsvInstitute of Tech-
nology will give the second of two
lectures on "Selected Topics in
Nuclear Spectroscopy" at 11 a.m.
tomorrow in Room 150, Hutchins
_ I Hall.

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MICHIGAN

ENDING TODAY
35c until 5 P.M.

FL~rn* ShRIDA
x R SAANN
with THOMAS MITCHELL
* torunOThusda --
Starting Tursday

* ~* *
Erytherocyte # aturat or
Dr. Arnold D. Welch, professor
of pharmacology of the Western
Reserve University medical school,
will speak on "The Maturation of
the Erythrocyte" at 8 pm. today
in the Rackham Amphitheatre.
Tomorrow at 2 p.m., Dr. Welch
will talk on "Studies of the Folio
Acid and Related Substances."
Expectant Mothers
A lecture entitled "Going To,
and Coming From, the Hospital"
will be given at 2:30 p.m. today in
the Child Health Bldg.
Ruth Carney, public health
nurse, will deliver the lecture
which is the fifth in a series of
seven to be given to classes for ex-
pectant mothers. The lecture is
sponsored by the Public Health
Nursing Association.
English Pronouns Talk
"Modern English Pronouns:
Definition, Description," is the
subject of a talk to be given by
Dr. A. A. Hill, professor of Eng-
lish and English philology, Uni-
versity of Virginia, at 1 p.m., to-
day in Room 308, of the Union.
* *.*
Jpanese in razil
Prof. Emilio Willemf, visiting
professor from the University of
Sao Paulo, Brazil will speak on
"The Japanese Colony in Brazil"
at 4:15 p.m. tomorrow at the East
Rackham Lecture room.
* * *
Organ Recital
Carl Waldschmidt, instructor in
organ, Concordia College, River
Forest, Ill., will present an organ
recital at 4:15 p.m., today, in Hill
Auditorium.
Included on the program will
be: Prelude, Clerainbault; Con-
certa No. 2, Handel ; Two Chorale.
Preludes, "Sleepers, Wake! A Voice
is Calling," and "My Heart is
Filled with Longing," Bach; Car-
rilon, Sowerby; Roulade, Bing-
ham. Waldschmidt will conclude
with Symphony No. 2, Vierne.

BETHESDA, Md., July 6--(/P)-
Newf angled education methods
may be okay for a guinea pig.
But a group of parents here in-
sist that if children are involved,
you still can't beat readin', writin'
and 'rithmetic.
About 40 of them from several
schools in this county (it's a sub-
urb of Washington, D.C.) have got
together to list 26 reasons why
they think modern schooling
misses the educational boat.
Resolved Parents
"We believe that our public
'Dodsworth'
To Be Shown
Huston, Chatterton
Head All-Star Cast
'Dodsworth," screen version of
the best-selling novel by Sinclair
Lewis, will be shown at 8:30 p.m.
Friday and Saturday at Hill Audi-
torium.
The film, which is the second
summer presentation by the Art
Cinema League, features Walter
Huston in the title role; Ruth
Chatterton, as his wife; Mary As-
tor and Paul Lukas, as acquain-
tances of the family.
Supporting players includeI
David Niven, Maria Ouspenskaya'
and John Payne. William Wyler
directed the production.
The story, which was adapted
for the screen by Sidney Howard,
recounts the events in a Continen-
tal tour made by Dodsworth, a re-
tired middle western motor mag-
net, and his family.
In Europe, Dodsworth's wife be-
comes enamoredswith an impov-
erished young American aristocrat
and demands a divorce. When she
learns that her lover's mother will
not permit him to marry a di-
vorced woman, she returns to her
husband. Dodsworth, meanwhile,
has met and fallen in love with an
American divorcee. Suddenly real-
izing his wife's selfishness, he re-
jects her and returns to the wom-
en he loves.

schools should exist for the pri-
mary purpose of training our chil-
dren in the essentials of knowl-
edge, namely reading, writing (not
printing or script), arithmetic,
spelling, language, phonics, Ameri-
can history, American geography,
and civics.
"We therefore resolve that the
present system of education which
is based on the experimental phil-
osophy, and which has not pro-
duced the scholastic results we
know our children are capable of
achieving, be discontinued imme-
diately.
U npsychological Americans
"We further believe that ou
children are capable, intelligent,
healthy, normal young Ameri-
cans.
"We therefore resolve that they
be so regarded; that they not be
treated as guinea pigs, behavior-
istic, psychiatric, personality, oi
social problems."
Mrs. Duncan H. Brooks, mother
of three and one of the leaders of
the group, told a reporter today
that if a parent poll could be tak-
en, she feels sure a majority woulk
agree with her.
"Many parents won't say any-
thing publicly," she said. "But
they call me and tell mc what thc,
think. They're afraid to hav
their names used for fear of re-
taliation on their children. Isn't
that pitiful?"
One Community
Although this movement is
strictly a one-community affair,
Mrs. Brooks said:
"From what I hear, parents al
over the country may feel pretty
much as we do."
Dr. Edwin W. Broome, Counh~
School Superintendent, declined
to comment until the objections
are a little more specific.
And so John H. Hiser, a thealre
owner, promptly supplied him with
one: He thinks there's too muc
use of notebooks, to be filled in by'
the youngsters, rather than text-
books.
Said Hiser:

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