THE MMIIGAN IIAWY
THURSDAYJULY 27, 1950
T H I H G N i ALiTH I S A ,U Y 2, 15
HARBINGERS OF DERBY:
Wire, Crates Keep Local Boys Busy
It's made out of almost anything
a young boy can lay his hands on
-old boards, crates, chicken wire,
rope and of course nails to hold it
It's all put together by the spit
and polish of the youngster and it
might win him several prizes or
even a college education or a shiny
THIS PRIZE - GETTER is a
gaily-painted soap-box racing car
Popular airs will blend into the
haze of evening on the campus as
Percival Price, University caril-
loneur, performs on the Burton
Tower chimes, at 7:15 p.m. today.
His program will include Dvo-
rak's "Largo, from the 'New World'
Symphony," a group of American
folk songs ,including The Red
River .Valley, O Shenandoah.
Lonesome Valley, and The New
Year Jubilee, and six compositions
for carillon by Menotti.
The recital will close with se-
lections from "The Mikado" by
Arthur Sullivan; Comes a Train of
Little Ladies, Braid the Raven
Hair, Madrigal, Tit-Willow and
He's Going to Marry Yum-Yum.
for specific use in Ann Arbor's ire the most important thing for
Soap Box Derby Saturday. his car. And he's worked on them
The builder is one of many with the patience of Job until aill
potential champs who will roll the little ball bearings inside go
down Broadway Hill in quest of around with greasy ease.
riches in the local derby and He's got to keep his wheels
with a long-range eye to the down to the maximum size as
national championship two dictated by the Derby committee,
weeks later at Akron, Ohio, because big wheels will give a
home of the soap box derby. leverage advantage to the car
The builder is no automotive en- that has them.
gineer-he just knows how to put At 1:30 he will crouch behind
four wheels on a box with a steer- the wheel of his racer and depend
ing gear and brakes. He does know on his energy and skill to beat the
how gravity works-perhaps not in other determined racers of his own
terms of the Newtonian theory, but age.
he does know that it's gravity he Finally, the elimination heats
has to depend on for power. over, the champ will climb from
* * * his jalopy to accept the laurels
HE ALSO KNOWS the wheels only a winner earns.
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C. FIELDS FANATICS:
tnonymous Fieldsian Gives
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unes roared through the
-frame night club, but one
p of men sat fearless - safe
in a walk-in icebox.
e. only way out for the rest
e merry-makers was to plunge
igh a wall of flame int6 the
ray leading outside. As the
of the terrified patrons de-
.ed to make a run for it,
m, rasping voice came, out
he ,walk-in, "Women and
ie man_ was undoubtedly a
FIELDSIANS scorn everything
others hold dear, particularly wo-
men and children, according to a
local representative of the order
(who must remain anonymous
since his top hat was so far over
his eyes that identification was
impossible). Fieldsians also dis-
trust everyone, he continued.
This is directly traced to W.C.
Fields' identical traits. Field-
sians pay homage to their idol
by assuming his manners, con-
versational style, and 'ethical'
The Michigan chapter of Field-
sians has a long record of distin-
guished and negative commentar-
ies on University life.
A typical Michigan Fieldsian is
one who sits quietly when a group
roars out with "The Victors" after
losing & game, just to give the team
a lift. He will listen to the rendi-
tion with obvious boredom and
then comment in a rasping voice,
"Too bad they don't win."
ONE EPISODE is related by
proud members to show that the
valor of a Fieldsian is unchalleng-
ed in situations of danger and
Driving one evening into the
onrushing traffic a carload of pas-
sengers, were not aware of their
cigar-smoking driver's path up the
left-hand side of the highway un-
til a terse non-Fieldsian com-
mented on it.
"Ah," the Fieldsian driver
said with a nasal quiver, "I'm
just flicking my ashes into the
WUOM Will Air
Greek Myth Today
R~adio-Iisteners will have a
chance to hear a dramatization
of a favorite Greek myth at 5:30
p.m. today over WUOM or the
same show at 10:45 a.m. tomor-
row over WPAG, in a speech de-
partment radio show.
Orpheus and Eurydice; a myth
which tells of a beautiful maiden
bitten by a scorpion, and her lo-
ver's :search for her in the realm
of Cerberos, was written for ra-
dio by Helene Burns as one of
eight similar stories for elemen-
With this anecdote, our infor-
mant shambled into the Union
pool, room carrying a crooked cue
in one hand and clutching a ther-
mos bottle of Martinis inthe other,
rasping over his shoulder as he
went, "Fieldsians always win, by
fair means or foul - preferably
Violin Recital In
Donald W. Moris, will present a
violin recital at 4:15 p.m. today
in the Rackham Assembly Hall,
accompanied by Frederick Trues-
The program will open with Cia-
conna by Tommaso Vitali. Men-
delssohn's Concerto in E minor
will follow and after intermission
he will play Sonata in C minor,
Op. 30, No. 2 by Beethoven.
His recital will be open to the
* * *
Tait Sanford To
Give Piano Recital
Tait Sanford, Grad, will pre-
sent a piano recital at 8:30 p.m.
today in the Rackham Assembly
Her program will include Sona-
ta in C minor by C.P.E. Bach,
Beethoven's Sonata in E flat, Op.
7, and after intermission Varia-
tions on an Original Theme, Op.
21, No. 1 by Brahms, and Debus-
sy's Estampes which includes Pa-
godes, La Soiree dans Grenada
and Jardiins sous la pluie.
It will be open to the public.
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Tickets on sale Daily
Administration Building: 1 to 4:30 P.M.
Union: 1 to 6 P.M.
Hill Auditorium Box Office: 1 to 6 P.M. and before the show.
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