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SUNDAY, JULY 16, 1950

Textbook Racket,' Lift,
a. Old Buffalo Make News


Are you a victim of what the
University of Texas calls "the text-
book racket?"
A Texas student complained re-
cently :that although the twelve
textbooks he "needs" for an Eng-
lish course are available in the li-
brary, the course requires that
each student buy them.
The University of Texas also has
an answer for people who suffer
from claustrophobia when taking
an elevator.
Their two solutions tower
against the side of the new sci-
Three Art Talks
Slated This Week
The Contemporary Arts and So-
ciety program will continue with a
lecture by Prof. Edward Rannells
at 4:15 p.m. tomorrow in Archi-
tecture Auditorium.
"The Art of Edvard Munch" will
be the subject of Prof. Frederick
Wight, director of education at the
Institute of Contemporary Arts in
Boston, at 8 p.m. Wednesday in
the Rackham Amphitheatre. Prof.
John Ciardi will lecture at 4:15
p.m. Tuesday in Architecture Au-

ence building-open air eleva-
tors, 96 and 114 feet straight up.
The elevators, which are used
for construction, are run by a pul-
ley arrangement and are operated
from the ground by members of
the Hoisting and Portable Opera-
tive Engineers Union.
* * *
WHEN YOU get on the elevator
the operator clutches the motor
into gear, steps on the gas and up
you go.
The lowering stage is control-
led by a foot brake, but as the
operator says, "These things can
drop so fast you have to be care-
fnl to see you don't hurt any-
At that, it's safer than the stairs
-there aren't any yet.
AND AT the University of Minn-
esota the biggest news is an aged
buffalo, or what's left of one.
Bones of a massive ancient
buffalo, estimated to be at least
1,000 years old were discovered
in a peat bog about six feet be-
low the surface and are being
examined by experts at the uni-
The skull, about 36 inches from
horn to horn, was uncovered by
members of the Minneapolis Sew-
er departmen.t

BOMBER BURNS-Curious onlookers watch the wreckage of a B-50 bomber after it crashed near
Lebanton, Ohio, killing from 11 to 15 Army personnel.
Saroyan-Play To Open Wednesday

With the lights of a pin-ball ma-
chine blazing brightly, William
Saroyan's sympathetic d r a m a
"The Time of Your Life" will start
its Ann Arbor run at 8 p.m. Wed-
nesday in the Lydia Mendelssohn
Theatre, as the third of the speech
department's summer dramas.
Telling no particular story, the

play revolves around life in a hon-
ky-tonk saloon in San Francisco.
The hero is Joe, a young man with
money who comes to the liquor
dispensary to 'meet the people' and
help them along.
* * *
JOE IS BLESSED with a tre-
mendous belief in people and

Twenty-First Annual Education
Meeting To Begin Tomorrow

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The University's twenty-first
annual Summer Education Con-
ference will open tomorrow.
According to Dean James B. Ed-
monson of the education school,
conference director, at least 3,000
educators will attend part or all of
the five-day program which will
conclude Friday.
In addition to 11 conferences,
four lectures will be given on the
first four days at 4 p.m. in Uni-
versity High School Auditorium.
PROVOST James P. Adams will
speak tomorrow on "The Univer-
Milford To Talk at
Episcopal Church
Chancellor T. R. Milford of Lin-
coln Cathedral, England, legal cus-
todian of the Magna Carta, will be
the guest preacher at 11 a.m. on
Sunday in the St. Andrew's Epis-
copal Church.
Chancellor Milford, who studied
classics and. philosophy at the Uni-
versity of Oxford and theology at
the University of Cambridge, was
professor of philosophy at the Uni-
versity, of Allahabad, India. He is
now head of the theological college
of Lincoln.
Chancellor Milford will give a
lecture at 4:15 p.m. Thursday in
the Rackham Auditorium under
the sponsorship of the History De-
partment and the Student Reli-
gious Association.

sity and the State of Michigan."
Tuesday's lecture, "What Citizens
Think of Our Schools," will be de-
livered by Otto W. Haisley, Ann
Arbor Superintendent of Schools.
Assistant Provost John A. Per-
kins will speak Wednesday on
"Education in the World of To'-
morrow." The final lecture,
"Atomic Energy in Peace and
War," will be given Thursday by
Dean Ralph A. Sawyer of the
graduate school.
Coferences during the five-day
period will deal with the following
main topics: public relations, oc-
cupational adjustment, reading,
physical education, secondary edu-
cation, school libraries, audio-vis-
ual education, special education
and adult education.
Linguistic Lecture
The Linguistic Institute will pre-
sent a lecture by Prof. Franklin
Edgerton of Yale University on
"An Original *Language of Budd-
hism?" at, 7:30 p.m., Tuesday in
Rackham Amphitheatre.
Tanrnous To Speak
Afif I. Tannous of the U.S. De-
partment of Agriculture, in con-
junction with the Institute on the
Near East, will lecture on "Land
Tenure: Major Problem of the
Middle East" at 4:15 Tuesday in
the Rackham Amphitheatre.

brings happiness to such diversi-
fied characters as a cop, a barten-
der, a tap dancer who fancies him-
self as a comic, a streetwalker and
a piano player, by his obvious ap-
proving interest in them.
The play, with its intricate in-
sights into the minds of the un-
derdogs that Saroyan loves, was
one of the few to cop the two
highest dramatic awards of the
New York stage: the Pulitzer
Prize and the New York Drama
Circle Award.
under the direction of Monroe
Lippman, guest director for the
speech department this summer.
Lippman is no newcomer to
Ann Arbor, since he received his
bachelor's,,master's and doctor's
degrees here. He was active in
the speech department produc-
tions throughout his university
residence periods.
Currently he is director of Le
Petit Theatre Vieux Carre, known
nationally as 'La Petit,' chairman
of the Department of Theatre and
Speech at Tulane University and
president of the American Educa-
tional Theatre Association.
Tickets for "The Time of Your
Life" will be available at the Lydia
Mendelssohn box office from 10
a.m. to 4:30 p.m. daily, according
to Miss Ann Drew, publicity di-
rector. The play will run through
Miss Speckman
To Talk on Bach
A music lecture on "Bach and
the Musical Heritage of the Luth-
eran Church" will be given by Ada
Clare Speckman, member of the
music school faculty of Valparaiso
University at 7 p.m. Sunday at the
Zion Lutheran Church.
Miss Speckman will be assisted
by organist Marilyn Mason Brown
of the music school.
The lecture is open to the public.


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Dining: Foot-prettying strips mould about your
ankles, a full "Pocket-Toe" completes the look
of delicacy. Mademoiselle sends you dining with
dramatic footwork.

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