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THE MICHIGAN DAILY

COSMOPITAN..LUBST
DISCUSS MANY ISSUES
AT NINTH CONVENTION
Plan to Exchange Students and
Professors and Establish
Lecture Bureau
E. RODGERS SYLVESTER GOES
AS MICHIGAN REPRESENTATIVE
MANY DISTINGUISHED MEN FROM
ALL PARTS OF THE COUNTRY
IN ATTENDANCE
Many plans for strengthening the
already rising feeling for cosmopoli-
tanism among the colleges in this
country were discussed by speakers of
nte at the ninth annual convention
of the Corda Fratres Association of
Cosmopolitan Clubs held last week at
Holyoke House, Cambridge, Mass.
Chief among these were the plans for
the international exchange of profes-
sors and students, and the establish-
ment of a cosmopolitan lecture bureau
by different clubs. The latter plan
is already being tried by Michigan with
much success, and it was on the
strength of this success that the plan
was suggested for national acceptance.
Michigan was represented by E. R.
Sylvester, '17.
Prominent Men Among Speakers.
Prominent among the speakers were
Charley D. Hurrey of New York, chair-
man of the central committee for pro-
moting friendly relations among over-
sea students of the Cosmopolitan
clubs, Dean Burton of the Massachu-
setts Institute of Technology, Dr.
George Nasmyth, preside'nt of the As-
sociation, F. B. Foulk, editor of the
Cosmopolitan Student, and President
Lemuel H. Murlin of Boston Univer-
sity. -
Student Exchange Important Issue.
The interchange of students was
one of the main issues of the conven.
tion. "What this interchange ef-
fects," said Mr. Durrey, in his address
on that question, "may be seen in the
transformed public mind towards
China, by which the Chinese in the
United States have been raised above
the cooley or laundryman class in the
thought of the people to that of
thinking, educated men, capable of
}eat friendships." Mr. Hurrey then
'told of the ways in which the Cos-
mopolitan clubs are able to help in
establishing a better international
feeling among students from other
countries in the United States. First
impressions, he said, count. greatly,
and the clubs might send representa-
tives to the boats to meet the students
when they arrive, welcome them, and
makesthem feel at home in this country
almost from the 'start.
. The clubs might also help find satis-
factory living conditions for these new-
comers, many of whom now live among
surroundings which do not have the
right reaction on their character. It
was suggested also that the foreign
student be helped in his selection of
studies and enrolling in the university.
Again the University of Michigan at-
tracts notice, having already a bureau
of informuation for foreign students,
under the direction of Professor Hild-
ner, which gives aid to students in
finding rooms, selecting courses, and
even suspends payment of tuition when
the student is not able to pay it.
Pan-American Relations Discussed.
The relations with Pan-American
countries were discussed in the Wed-
nesday session by Mr. P. A. Campos o
Porto Rico, president of the Harvad
Cosmopolitan'Club. Mr. Campos said
that the attitude of the United States

toward Cuba after the war with Spain
had been a potent influence in deter-
-mining the general feeling in Span-
ish American countries toward the
United States.
The session ended with a dinner att
the Harvard Union Thursday. At a
luncheon given at the Twentieth Cen-
tury Club, President Lemuel H. Murlin
of Boston University, representing the
universities of the east, was the prin-
cipal speaker. "The foundation of
cosmopolitanism," he said, "is to know
how to get along with our neighbor,
and that means how to treat eachI
other as gentlemen, coming togethert
with charity and courtesy. The greatt
business of the college is to train men
to be gentlemen rather than lawyers,
academicans or to fill other materialt
offices. Cosmolitan clubs in college
help men to find their way up and to
see the best in each other. Cosmo-
politanism makes patriotism take on3
a new and higher form. -'
Prof. Lorch Addresses Women at Dorn
Professor Emil Lorce of the Archi-
tecture department gave the first of
a series of talks recently at the Mar-
tha Cook building relative to the archi-
tecture of that building. He spoke'
of the traditions of dormitory architec-
ture and explained some of the basic
ideas of the Gothic style.

At The Theatres- FACULTY MAN HASI
ARTICIF PRIwTrr'

"iiE 1i'RTJI OF A NATION." I I I U L
"Tie Birth of a Nation," produced by
David W. Griffith, the foremost of H. 1. Sensenmai
directors and pioneer of the new art, on Children
suggested by Thomas Dixon's novel, of
"The Clansman," and which is creat-,
ig a furore in the large cities IIECMiIif ENDS
throughout the country, began a lim-
ited engagement at the Detroit Opera Mr. H. L. Sen
Fouse, Detroit, Michigan, on Monday department has
evemin, January 3. Throughout its letter on the
stny there, in addition to the evening books to thei
errormances there will be a daily mat- December 30.
inee given starting on Tuesday after- Thy letter wa
pon. Iment upon an e:
The play contains 5,000 scenes, pre- 1ect, which app
sents 18,000 actors and 3,000 horses, number, by Pa
cost $500,00 for actual production ex- eminent essayist
pense and took eight months to pro- editor of the Na
dule. Some of the greatest battles of "Books of th
the Civil War are reenacted. A repro- says Mr. Sensem
duction of Atlanta as it was in 1864 thirst for advent
is built up to be destroyed by fire, in tin boy a meth(
the picture of Sherman's march to the thirst. What w
sea. Lee and Grant are shown at Ap- tion and a pro
pomattox; Ford's theatre, Washington, tion."
reproduced to the smallest detail for, As exam les

LL I 11111I1LU
Jn Contributes Letter
fs Books to Issue
Nation.

BOYS,'

S T 0ItIES I

semann of the rhetoric
s contributed a long
subject of children's
Nation magazine for
as written as a coin-
ssay on the same sub-
peared in an earlier
aul Elmer More, the
t who is now advisory
ation.
s Jesse James type,"
mann, "do not incite a
Aure. They only show
hod for satisfying the
e need, then is dire-

MiCHIGAN WOMEN
HOLDCONFERENCE
Vocational Meetings Scheduled for
Next Wveek i Sarah Caswell
Ange;ll hal.>
bY. FEl 5 A MONG SPEAKERS
v women will hold their
second Anuual Vocational Conference
ia Sarah Caswell Angell Hall January
13, 14 al 15. At this time speakers
will comei from different parts of the
country to present lines of work open
t0 women Wiich are less well known
than teaching. This year a special
effort is being made to discuss voca-
tions for which training is offered on
the campus, such as medicine, den-
tistry, actuarial work, and pharma-
ceutical chemistry.
Governor Ferris will speak at the
Friday afternoon session and Dr. Earl
Barnes, a prominent educator, will
appear on the same program. Miss
Mary Snow, the research secretary of
the intercollegiate Bureau of Occupa-
itons in New York, will speak on
Thursday night, and will remain for
consultation throughout the Confer-
ence. Mrs. Gary Wallace, of the edi-
torial staff of th Ladies' Home Jour-
nal, will also speak.
There wiM be a Thursday afternoon
s:.-siwn, an open meeting Thursday
evening, a session Friday afternoon,
and a Saturday morning session clos-
ing with a luncheon.

Suffragette Girls at the Maesti Theater This week

CAMPUS LAWNS BEING CUT UP;
)IUST REGARD "PLEASE" SIGNS

per kind of satisfac- President Harry B. Hutchins yes-
terday announced that persons have1
of the kind of bOV ban rlcaaiio li Pn" " on

the Lincoln tragedy. story
Reconstruction pictorialized in the these
actual South Carolina scenes, climax- "Robi
jg with a series of Ku Klux Klan rides ress,"
commandeered a county for a week Tales
and cost $10,000. Wonderful artil- Count
tery duels in which real shells-cost- Sense
ing $80.00 each, were used. Miles of tioti
trenches--thousands of Confederate eual
and Federal fighters appear-" war as tales
it actually is." Jonat
Throughout it all there is a beau-~
tiful love story, the romance of theItali
"Little Confederate Colonel," Ben Rop
Cameron, with the northerner Elsie up al
Stoneman, and that of the Unionist Biace
captain, P hil Stoneman, with Margaret tared,
Cameron, the South Carolina lassie.
On the musical side, Mr. Griffith has
attempted and carried out what was
previously unheard of in connection
with motion pictures. This was the
ynchronizing of a complete symphonic
scare with the appearances of the im-
portant characters and the enactment
Af the principal scenes. This magni-
cent instrumental music is played by
a large orchestra of 30 experts who
ire carried en tour with the company.
)ajestfc Has Another Star Bill.
Another bill that contains every ele-
mnent of pleasure is announced to open
at the Majestic tonight. It is filled
with novelty and originality and a
very clever farce on "Votes for
Women" heads the bill. A most orig-
inal and clever sketch is also included
in the offering.
A combination of satire and musical
2onedy is found in "The Suffragette
girls." This is a short musicalcom-
edy in which ten people take part, in-
eluding a bevy of pretty chorus girls.
Described as the funniest act in
vaudeville, "Won By a Leg" will be
presented by Gordon Eldrid and his
company. This is an act which has
ueen made for laughing purposes
only, for it is a farce pure and simple.
The lines are bright and clean and
antirely free from the crassness and
characteristics of a great majority of
similar offerings.
Senator Francis Murphy is called
'The Chairman of the Committee." As
an orator, Murphy is in a class by him--
self. The Senator discusses every
.opic of moment under the sun, from
the European war to the Panama canal
tolls question, Bryan, woman's suf-
rage, and everything else that is now
laiming the attention of the public.
Cress and Doris is one of the very
'est inown acts in vaudeville. It is
>ne of those comedy affairs which has
?een well received wherever shown.
fhey sing and dance and talk a little.
An acrobatic act which deserves the
title of a real novelty is that of the
JeLassio Bros. Their offering con-
tains a real surprise which would spoil
the pleasure of those attending were
it to be told. This is a Euroean im-
portation which has an international
reputation.
Nance O'Neil Comes in Movies.
The very latest hit of the screen, "A
Woman's Past," will be seen at the
Majestic Sunday. The play was writ-
ten by the famous John King and con-
tains a cast of exceptional merit. Be-
sides Nance O'Neil, who plays the lead-
in role, there also appeal several of
the best known artists of the day.
kmong them is Alfred Hickman, who
' :jes his debut. Mr. Hickman became
.imous as "Little Billy" in "Trilby"
and since the days of that success he
i'as appeared in many notable produc-
tions of the times.
Another Yankee May Be Persia Victim
London, Jan. 5.-The American em-
:assy has received a'report that the
hev. Homer R. Salisbury, an Ameri-

:n, was a passenger on the Peninsula
Ad Oriental liner Persia which was
ink in the- Mediterranean, and that
n was not among the survivors. I

pxu ic iLt -t tuy een dtisregardaing the PYlease- signs
which he thinks best suited to on the campus and that the lawns
ends Mr. Sensemann names have suffered as a result. If the plan
nson Crusoe," "Pilgrim's Prog- of the Board of Regents to system-
Cooper's "Leather Stocking ratically improve the campus is to be
and Hale's "Man Without a successful, the earnest cooperation
ry." Of the latter story Mr. of the student body and of the faculty
mann says, in conclusion, "Pa- is necessary, according to President
sm has no stronger guardian; its Hutchins.
is to be found only in such Superintendent Marks says that the
as the Bible stories of David and "Please" sins should not be ignored
han and Ruth and Naomi." in the winter season, because walking

ALPIA THI SOCIETY WILL HEAR
PREPAIWEINESS AND PEACE TALK
Alpha,Nu debating society will pro-
weekly meeting Friday night. H. 13.
Teegarden, '17, will preside at the
sent the following program at its
piano, C. E. Bailey, '17, will speak on
preparedness, J. J. O'Conna, '19, will
speak on pacificism, and R. T. Bannen
'17, will speak on practical methods for
preserving peace. The program will
be followed by a general discussion
by the members. The meeting will
take place at 7:00 o'clock in room 401,
U-Hall.

-on the unfrozen surface of the lawns Michigan was represented at the
ins Continue Success in North is especially ruinous to the grass. conference of the American Yfathe. Little Rock, Ark., Jan. 5.--Allen
ne, Jan. 5.-New positions higher matical society at Ohio State univer- Nixon, a member of the Arkansas leg-
ong the ridges which ascend from We print Anything, from your Name sity, Columbus, O., December '0-Janu- islature, was shot and killed from am-
sa to Rochetta have been cap- on a Card, to a Book. The Ann Arbor ary 1 by Secretary lopkfns of the en-I bush according to advices reaching
says an official report. Press. (*) gineering college. here today from Ozark.

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