THE MICHIGAN DAILY
SATURDAY, JULY 16, 1955
MAURICE RINKEL-Friendly financial advisor and. supervisor
for student organizations.
Auditor Rinkel Enj Oys Vital,
Set To Open
Monday will mark the beginning
of the Seventh Annual National
Band Conductors' Conference, for
which 400 conductors are expected
to gather at the University.
The five-day session will feature
concerts by bands from 28 states
and Canada. Workshop sessions
are scheduled throughout the
week to demonstrate the phases
of modern high school and college
The National Championship Jo-
liet Township High School Band
will perform in a concert in Hill
Auditorium at 8:30 p.m. Monday.
The concert will be open to the
public without admission charge.
"Overture to RussIan and Lud-
milla," by Michael Glinka, "Fin-
ale: Violin Concert in E Minor"
by Mendelssohn, "Come Sweet
Death" by Bach, "Festival at Bag-
dad" by Rimsky-Korsakoff and
"Finale" from Dvorak's "Sym-
phony No. 4" will be played.
Several marches, a medley of
tunes made popular by the Glenn
Miller band and a drum quintet
will be feature numbers.
Under the direction of George
Cavender, assistant conductor of
University bands, the Joliet band
will demonstrate new marching
techniques at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at
Wednesday, the University
Woodwind Quintet will give a con-
cert at 8:30 p.m. in Rackham Au-
ditorium. Members are Prof. Al-
bert Luconi of the clarinet depart-
ment and Clyde Carpenter, french
horn, Hugh Cooper, bassoon, Nel-
son Hauenstein, flute, and Florian
Mueller, obde, of the woodwinds
An outdoor concert and lectures
will follow Thursday and Friday.
The entire program is under the
supervision of Prof. William D.
Revilli, director of the University
A Lazy Weekend at Silver .Lake
BY PAT ROELOFS
The perpetual, friendly smile
Maurice Rinkel is well known
For the handsome, white-haired
auditor has a round-the-clock job
balancing books for the student
organizations. His official titles are
Auditor of Students Organizations,
and Business Secretary to the
Board in Control of Student Pub-
And keeping close watch over
finances for student groups rang-
ing from political clubs to campus-
wide dance sponsors requires more.
than ability with figures. Not
only must Rinkel supervise book-
keeping for student organizations,
he must contact hundreds of
people outside the University who
sell services and goods to student
For example, when the annual
Homecoming dance is being plan-
ned, and student committees work-
Series To Be.
Shown on TV
Two series of programs featuring
highlights of the summer session's
Michigan program will begin this
week end on WWJ-TV, Detroit.
First in the "Ships on the Sea-
way" series will be seen Saturday
at 5:15 p.m. This program will deal
with predictions on how life in
Michigan may change with com-
pletion of the St. Lawrence Sea-
First program in toe seven week
series "Understanding Our World"
is titled "Painters and Paints." It
features four amateur artists from
Port Huron, Dearborn, Saginaw
and Ann Arbor.
The four painters will discuss
their work, now on exhibit in
Rackham Galleries, with 150 other
Subsequent programs will fea-
ture "The Two-Party System in
Michigan," "Transportation Hori-
zons," "The Future of Michigan's
Northland" and "Early Michigan
All programs originate on kine-
scope film prepared in the Univer-
sity Television Studio under the
direction of Prof. Garnet R. Garri-
Party Syste m
Two Representatives of the two-
party system in Michigan will
meet to discuss this system Tues-
Lt. Gov. Philip A. Hart (D) and
Wade Van Valkenburg will debate
at 4:15 p.m. in Aud. A, Angell Hall..
Prof. James K. Pollock, chair-
man of the political sciences de-
partment, will preside.
ing on the dance begin planning
decorations and choosing a band,
Rinkel is called in to give advice
on costs of the same operations for
past years and to suggest how
much should be spent this year.
It is the personal contacts he
makes that please him most about
his two jobs, he says. He finds
working with students pleasant,
and spends many long hours meet-
ing with planning committees, act-
ing as financial advisor.
Two-thirds of day is spent in
Rm. 1053 Administration Bldg.,
where he supervises bookkeeping
for all recognized student groups.
He has two bookkeepers working
under him in this office.
But his work as Auditor doesn't
end. at 5 p.m. When %a student
sponsored program charging ad-
mission is held at night, Rinkel
must work overtime, taking care of
the money before it can be de-
posited in the bank.
The heaviest month of work for
Rinkel just ended with the close
of the books for the 1955 fiscal
year. Like the government's book-
keeping system, the University's
runs from July 1 to June 30.
Unlike student organizations
themselves, which function only
during the weeks school is in ses-
sion, bookkeeping must go on, and
Rinkel's job doesn't stop for stu-
His job as Business Secretary for
the Board in Control of Student
Publications takes up one-third of
his office hours. There he works
as financial advisor for The Daily,
Gargoyle, Ensian ;and Generation
Books for student publications
are not kept with those of other
student organizations because the
Board in Control operates publica-
tions apart from other student
Rinkel's jobs began two years
ago when Dean of Men Walter
Rea, who was then Associate Dean
of Students, and acting as auditor
in addition to his other duties,
was promoted. The job of super-
vising the financial status of stu-
dent organizations became a time
consuming one and Rinkel was
appointed to it.
He had previously been employ-
ed in the Internal Audit Section of
Golf and Gardening
When Rinkel isn't occupying
himself with the financial prob-
lems of University student groups,
he likes to squeeze in some golf
and gardening. During the winter
months, "when there is time," he
enjoys wood working.
The off-campus hours of the
friendly financial expert are spent
with his wife, who spends her
spare hours doing creative writing,
and lis six-year-old daughter
Rinkel received his bachelors
and masters degrees in business
.administration at the University,
and before his employment with
the University worked in New
DUEL IN THE SUN--After bloating themselves on Sheesh Kabob, Etta Lubke and Bobbie Hard
parry playfully with two swekers of the Turkish delight. Sheesh Kabob is a delicious Middle Eastern
concoction, including heavily-spiced lamb cubes, tomatoes, mushrooms, onions, and green peppers-
all on a skewer, according to Lubke, queen of the local connoiseurs.
CRAZY OTTO-Miss Hard tries to convince Otto the Dachshund,
who looks unconvinced, that Sheesh Kabob is, after all, better
than German hotdogs and at best a more sophisticated dish.
Talk cn Russia .0..
Dr. Lazar Volin of the United
States Department of Agriculture
will speak on "Soviet Farming:
Achilles Heel?" at 3:00 p.m. Mon-
day in room 407 Mason Hall.
His speech will be presented as
a part of the Inter-Departmental
Seminar in Russian Studies and is
open to the public.
Television Programs ..
Nicholas Schreiber, principal of
the new Ann Arbor High School,
will describe the new school at
6:45 p.m. Monday over WPAG-TV
on "Dateline Ann Arbor."
On the same program, Peggy
Nairm, assistant director of the
speech department's production of
"Heartbreak House," will discuss
"The Little Leaf That Wanted
to Stay Green," an original story
by Jerome Segal, will be telecast
at 6:30 p.m.
At 7:30 p.m. Mrs. Ronald Daw-
son will discuss arts and crafts
on "310 Weekly."
The Audio-Visual Education
Center will present four movies on
Michigan and the Great Lakes at
7:30 p.m. and 9:00 p.m. Monday.
The 9:00 p.m. showing will be
presented on the front steps of
the General~ Library. Auditorium
A, Angell Hall will be the site of
the 7:30 presentation.
Two of the movies, "Michigan--
Water Wonderland" and "Michi-
gan -- Winter Wonderland," will
show the great recreational possi-
bilities of the state.
The other two movies will pre-
sent scientific studies, "Michigan
Marsh and Shore Birds" and
"Great I, akes - How They were
FIT FOR A CALIPH OTTO COMES AROUND . .. BUT OTHERS PREFERRED FISH
. . . and maybe a Missourian
Singapore Troubled by Communists
SINGAPORE (A - Malaya's
Communists are driving hard to
upset law and order in this rich
British crown colony.
Strikes are spreading. Rioting is
being fomented. Communist - in
spired Chinese high school stu-
dents are openly defying the
Businessmen in this great Far
Eastern port city-one of the
world's busiest-face the future
with undisguised fear and skepti-
are Chinese. He says now is the their demands are m
time for "nursing" rather than government threaten
whipping the students who, siding ringleaders and clox
with strikers, have spearheaded their schools, the stu
rioting the hostile demonstrations ened "serious trouble'
against the government. thorities backed dowi
Subversive Campaign Police Arrest
Police finally did
Sparking the threatened vio- pickets for obstructin
lence is the most intensive sub- big gatherings of s
versive campaign the Red Chinese strikes still go on.
underground has waged,on the is-stesstidont
land colony since it unleashed The students say tl
guerrilclonyrfarein theunglesinterference with the
upcountry in the spring of 1948. doctrines they are bei
man yof their classes
et. When the
ed to expel
se three of
"and the au-
g them. But
hey want no
ng taught in
s. They have
SOME SWAM... ... SOME SLID
.. AND OTHERS TOSSED HORSESHOES,