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Parisian Scenes --Students-Eye -Views




-Daily-Barnett Laschever
JUST BROWSING-Dolores Palanker Laschever, Daily night editor, and Pairicia !ietz of Western
Reserve College stop at a bookstall along the Siene River to examine an old, publication. Mrs.
Laschever and her husband Barnett are touring Europe under NSA sponsorship as leaders of the
General Tri-nation group and are sending stories of their trip special to The Daily.

-Daily-Barnett Laschever
ORIGINAL STATUE OF LIBERTY-The famous statue in New
York harbor is modeled after this smaller original located in the
middle of Paris' Seine River. The full size duplicate is a gift to
the U.S. from the people of France.

British Minist
On Campus T
The Rev. Ronald Preston, study-
secretary of the British Student
Christian Movement, will arrive on
campus tomorrow for a nine-day
visit to the University.
His visit is being sponsored by
the University Summer Lecture Se-
ries and Lane Hall. He will speak
on "What Church and State Have
Done Toward Social Reconstruc-
tion in England" at 4:15 p.m., Aug-
ust 5, in Kellogg Auditorium.
versity, Mr. Preston will be 'the
guest of the different guilds.
Diploma Cleri
After_23 Yea
A quarter of a million years of
toil made Mrs. Lou Ransom's job
In the last 23 years, Mrs. Ran-
som has checked a total of 76,637
student certificates of graduatior
-diplomas, to you and I.
* * *
WE STUDIED four years for
each of those degrees-which add-
ed up is- 305,548 years.
Mrs. Ransom retired yester-
day. Her duties will be taken
over by Miss Myra Biddlecome,
former clerk in the University
Veterans' Accounting Office.
The diploma clerk described her
long, career as "a path of roses
strewn with a few thorns," add-
ing that "few of the thorns were
She plans a trip to the West and
a year's stay in California, before
returning to her home, 1203 Henry

ter To Speak
Next Week
In addition to making sev-
t eral talks and leading discussion
groups, the British minister will
attend a number of luncheons,
dinners, and teas to be held in
his honor.
- He will also be available for per-
sonal conferences and consultation
e on work in the field of Christian
- vocations.
* * 4.
MR. PRESTON studied theology
at Oxford University. He has writ-
- ten several books and pamphlets
e and is joint author of a commen-
I tary, "The Revelation of St. John."
k Leaves Job
trs of Service

Piston To
Walter Piston, whose new piano
quartet will be given its world pre-
miere at the University next Tues-
day, will be here for the perform-
ance, the School of Music has
The concert will be given at 8
p.m. Tuesday in the Rackham Lec-
ture Hall. It is open to the public
without charge.
* * *
who will join the Stanley Quartet
and% play the piano part of the
work, said that Piston's decision to
attend the premiere was "a pleas-
ant surprise to the music school
Piston, who is on vacation and.
out of reach, did not say when
he would come and how long he
would stay.
He was commissioned by the
University to write his new work
and has dedicated it to the Stan-
ley Quartet and Prof. Brinkman.
* * *
PISTON is Naumburg Profes-
sor of Music at Harvard and has
composed much symphonic and
chamber music. Some of his com-
positions, such as the suite from
"The Incredible Flutist," have be-
come part of the standard reper-
He wrote that he preferred
audiences to listen to the new
quintet without being burdened
with technical analysis. He was
interested in clarity, "expres-
siveness and logical development
of melodic lines."
Prof. Brinkman added that the
three movements are quite ortho-
dox in structure and that any un-
usual aspects are due to rhythm
and harmony.

Summer Dance Series
To End with 'Beach Ball'


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* * *

Students will have a chance for
a final fling at the "Beach Ball,"
the last of the League's summer
series of dances, which will be
held from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. today
in the League Ballroom.
Del Elliott's orchestra, regular
occupant of the League Band-
stand this summer, will do the
musical honors. Beth Skidmore is
featured vocalist with the band.
* * *
THE DANCE is strictly infor-
Naval Reserve
A limited number of positions
are now available for petroleum
engineers in the Naval Reserve.
Applicants for these positions
should be graduated from an ac-
credited college or university with
an engineering degree, preferably
in petroleum or chemical engineer-
* * *
OTHERWISE, they should have
at .least ten years of actual re-
fining or laboratory experience in
analysis of petroleum products.
Candidates must not be over 30
years old. If selected, they will be
commissioned as Ensigns in the"
U.S.,Naval Reserve. They will serve
18 months of active duty.
Further information is avail-
able in Rm. 949, Book building,
U Man to Olivet
William N. Webb, former Uni-
versity instructor, has been ap-
pointed to the Olivet College fac-
ulty as assistant professor of phil-
osophy, according to Olivet Presi-
dent Aubrey L. Ashby and Dean
J. D. Bennett.

mal, with women wearing blue
jeans, sunback dresses, skirts and
blouses or informal cottons. Coeds
will be granted 1:30 a.m. late per-
Men will don sports shirts and
Intermission entertainment
promises to be unusual, committee
chairmen report. Master of cere-
monies will be Mal Thomas. Fea-
tured vocalist is Ruth Campbell,
while a ballroom dancing act is to
be presented by Mr. and Mrs. Ray-
mond Hatch of the Jimmy Hunt
Dance Studios. A variety of imper-
sonations will be rendered by
Nando Gutierrez.
* * *
DECORATIONS will carry out
the seaside theme with an assort-
ment of aquatic animals, seaweed
and sand. Shading the shore at
intervals will be gay beach um-
Hot dogs and soft drinks will
be available for dancers who wish
Special Courses
o:-fferedt inMusic
The music school will offer re-
fresher courses in string teaching
and school vocal music during the
coming week.
The two courses, which will take
place Aug. 2 to 5 and Aug. 1 to
4, respectively, in the' Michigan
League, are open to all students
free of charge.
MANY MEMBERS of the fac-
ulty and several guest speakers
will participate in the program,
which will feature demonstration
teaching, panel discussions, con-
certs and exhibits of new music
and teaching materials.

-Patricia Geving, 17, holds a
bobcat, only trophy of a spring
hunt by 50 hunters, for animals
which were killing sheep and
calves, at McGregor, Minn.

Katsura, Japan's only woman professional billiardist, took second
place in Japan three-cushion championship against a field of men.

-Rose Heilbron, 34, one of the
first two women King's Counsel
in England, stands outside the
House of Lords, London, follow-
ing the swearing-in ceremony.

F R A N C H OT T O N E , C1H E F -Franchot Tonewhips
)up a confection at La Calavados restaurant, Paris, where once a
week a well-known actor is invited to preside over the kitchen.




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speak on her experiences in art,
West Gallery, Rackham Building,
Tuesday, August 2, at 8 p.m.. aus-
pices of the Sociedad Hispanica
and Casa Espanola. The public is
cordially invited.
Joint Meeting of the Linguistic
Society of America and'The Amer-
ican Dialect Society in conjunc-
tion with the Linguistic Institute
at the University of Michigan
Rackham Amphitheatre, July 29-
30, 1949.
Saturday, July 30, 9 a.m.-Pro-
fessor Allen Walker Read, Colum-
bia University, presiding:
13. Alva L. Davis, Western Re-
serve University Shivaree (15
14. W. Neill Hawkins, Univer-
sity of Oklahoma: Vowel Loss in
Brazilian Macushi Morpheme Al-
ternants (10 min.). '
15. Richard S. Pittman, Summer
Institute of Linguistics: A Method
for Teaching "Tactics" (15 min.).
16. E. Adelaide Hahn, Hunter
College: 'Ihe Moods in Indo-Eu-
ropean (20 min.).
17, F. G. Cassidy, University of
Wisconsin: A Questionnaire for

Collecting Lexical Regionalisms
(15 min.)
18. Walter L. Magee: The Pro-
nunciation of the Dental Mutes in
Classical Arabic (10 min.).
19. Henry E. Collins, North-
western University: A Conditioned
Sqund-Change in the West Mid-
lands of England (10 min.).
Saturday, July 30, 2 p.m.-Pro-
fessor E. Adelaide Hahn, Hunter
College, presiding:
20. Raven L. McDavid, Jr., Lin-
guistic Atlas: North Western Ohio:
A Transition Area (15 min.).
21. W. R. Barrett, University of
North Carolina: The Problem of
the "Aorist-present" u-verb in
Germanic (10 min.).
22. Francis L. Utley, Ohio State
University: Selectivity and Ex-
haustiveness : A Linguistic Dicho-
tomy (20 min.).
23. Velma Pickett, Summer In-
stitute of Linguistics: Classifica-
tion of ;Verbs in Isthmus' Zapotec
(20 min.).
24. Robert A. Hall, Jr.: Cornell
University: Nasalization in Haitian
Creole (10 min.).
Academic Notices
Doctoral Examination for John

Krapcho, Pharmaceutical Chemis-
try; thesis: "Synthetic Analgesics.
Cycle Analogs of Amidone," Tues-
day, Aug. 2, 2525 Chemistry Bldg.,
at 2:00 p.m. Chairman, F. F.
Carillon Recital: Percival Price,
University Carillonneur, will pre-
sent a program on Friday, July 29
at 7:15 p.m. and on Monday, Au-
gust 1 at 7:15 p.m. His program
will include compositions as
follows: 4 old Italian Pieces; 2
Carillon compositions; and 6 Latin
American Songs.
The Rackham Terrace is open to
the public for those who would
like to listen to the concert.
Rackham Galleries, east gallery.
Paintings by Willard MacGregor.
Visiting Professor of Piano, School
of Music (July 8-August 5.)
Architecture Building: Exhibit
of student work in design and in
city planning. (June 9-August 13).
University Museums Bldg., ro-

tunda. Life around the Mexican1
volcano Paricutin.
Museum of Archaeology: An-
tiquities of the Mediterranean
Clements Library: Unique Can-
adiana: A selection of fifteen Ca-
nadian rarities in the ClementsI
Library. (June 20-Aug. 19).
General Library: Main lobby
cases. Contributions of the Ancient
Mediterranean World of Western
Rackham Galleries: The paint-
ings of Josefina Mesa, noted Mex-
ican costume artist, will be ex-
hibited beginning Monday, Aug. 1,
at 2 p.m., auspices of the Sociedad
Hispanica and Casa Espanola.
Events Today
Mich. Hostel Club Square Dance.
Every Saturday night from 8:00
to 11:00 at Women's Athletic
Building. Refreshments and inter-

mission entertainment. Everyone
Visitors' Night, Department of
Astronomy - Saturday, July 30,
8:30-10 p.m. in Angell Hall, fifth
floor, for observations of the Moon
and Jupiter. Children must be ac-
companied by adults. Visitors
Night will be canceled if the sky
is cloudy. This will be the last
Visitors' Night during the summer
Coming Events
Russian Circle Meeting, Monday,
Aug. 1 at 8:00 at International
Center. Program: Movies about
Russia. All interested are invited.
Public Administration Students:
Films on administrative manage-
ment will be shown on Tuesday,
Aug. 2, from 2 to 4 p.m. in the
East Lecture Room, Rackham
Building. All interested persons are
cordially invited.

M A E S T R 0 A D V I S E S -- Kirsten Flagstad and conductor 'Victor De Sabata discuss the
singer's objection to wearing the helmet during a rehearsal for "Die Walkire " at La Scala, Milan.,


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