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February 16, 1916 - Image 4

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THE MICHIGAN

DAI Y

-- . ,- _-

IL PEARY TO
(INEXT WEEK'

THE PIT
'Black as the Pit
Prom Pole to Pol"

HORATIUS AT THE BRIDGE
Date Set for Second Talk Horatius ban brave yentleman,
eparedness" in 11111 Who vatch big bridge at night;

Auditorium I
VORS COAST PATROL SYSTEMI
tear-Admiral Robert E. Peary willI
let an address upon "An Aerial
Ot Patrol System" in Hill auditor-
i on Wednesday evening, February
under the auspices of , the AnnI
or branch of the National Security
gae. This will be the second of the
r lecture series upon "Prepared-
H" given by that society. General
bard Wood will also speak, giving
views on adequate military prep-
,tions.
For many reasons I am strongly
favor of an aerial coast patrol sys-I
1," Admiral Peary recently stated,
id the more effective it is made in
ts of peace, the greater its value
I be in times of war, or threatened;
asion Its simplicity, definiteness,
ipness and, above all, its vital im-
'tance, appeal very strongly. To
'ry 'out the plans proposed it is
Lmated that approximately $400,000
I be required.
ccording to the admiral's scheme,
elaborate system of wireless and
st defense stations would be pro-
ed, with a lare fleet of flying bots
act in accordance with instructions
m headquarters. The effectiveness
tlis plan would arise from the fact
t the approach of any hostile forces,
ether by battleship, submarine, or
ship, could at once be reported to1
coast guard stations, to be situated
distances of 100 miles from eachi
.er along the Atlantic and Pacific.-
Itility for such a patrol would also1
found in times of peace, Admiral1
ary believes, for such derelictsr
ich prove a menace to ocean trans-
tation could be located and quickly1
3troyed by the powerful explosives
4 which the flying boats would be'
splied-
t regular twilight concert will take
ce in Hill auditorium Thursday at
0 o'clock, at which time an inter-
ing program will be given by sev-'
L members of the School of Music
ulty.
the general public is cordially in-
ed to listen to the following pro-
:tasie and Fugue.......Bach-Liszt
Harrison A. Stevens
nata, A major, Op. 100.... Brahms
llegro amabili; Andante tranquillo;
llegretto grazioso.
s. George B. Rhead and Mr. Sam-'
uel P. Lockwood
a: "Qui la voce sua soave"
"I Puritani")...... ...Bellini
Ada Grace Johnson
sette en Rendeau Rameau-Godowsky
to Perpetuo en Octaves. .Emil Sauer
prom ptu )...............Chopin
.zurka )
Campanella...............Liszt
Harrison A. Stevens
Accompaniments by Frances L.
Hamilton

It ban gude many years ago;
Ay ant got date yust right.
Dar ban some foxy geezers;
Who march avay from home,
And tenk they having qvite
chance
To raise some hal in Rome.

gudeI

Lars Porsena ban starting it,-
Ay tenk Lors ban a Svede;t
He raise 'bout tousand soldiers,. I
And put himself in lead.
Then he began tu marching,
And all his friends march tu, 3
Till they skoll come almost to Rome,
Var dey skol rest a few. .
Then op spake Maester Horatius,
Captain of dis har gate:
"To every yackass on dis earth
Death coming sune or late.
So how can ay die better
Than vatching bridge, yu say?
Now who skoI standing on my front
And vatching bridge vith me?"
(The Norsk Nightengale.)t
(To be continued)
* l *
REFERRED TO "CREATIVE
LIST1ENING."!
The "Maj" is advertising a "play
with music in five scenes." Why not
add---"Each girl a song."
.. the h. that fed us.
The Gargoyle has out a new num-
her about the Jay-Hop and the rest.
It tells the.old tales of the Coo-eds not
being 'mongst those who were blessed
with invites to go to the party and
tales of their terrible woe. )Of cold,t
bitter turn-downs unheartly and tears
because they could not go. How theyl
sit in the front of the fire their mor-!
tification to hide-and think they will4
drown out their ire, imagining sweet1
suicide.'
The foot or the pen must have slip-
ped up in writing of all of this grief--£
just eighteen fair ones came from
one house, and twelve from the next-
to be brief, that stuff must have gone'
well at SOME time. It must have
made some people grin-'way back in
the dark nighted ages how funny it
all must have been. But now there
is something that's lacking, some-
body should be put wise. We can
only make a suggestion that somebody
open their eyes.
I3USINESS OF NOT FEELING VERY
WELL
"Because of the crowded condition,
parts of the nurses' sleepirg quarters
have been converted into hospital
war ds."
-Our Jpilly Daily.
THEY COME FROM AFAR.
D. A. Towle, Jr., of the Hupmobile
Corporation, sends a copy of the New
York Tribune's "Conning Tower," in
which it tells of an incident of Pres.
Hutchins' trip. Some worthy con-
Tided that college presidents "don't
know everything anyway."
* * *
Which reminds us-be careful to
whom you make insulting remarks
about this column. You may be talk-
ing to us.
And that makes us pretty mad.
x *

tion has ever been seen upon the lo-
cal boards. It is given here exactly as
it is being presented in New York
where the big drama has broken every
record in the stage history of the first
city In the country.
It covers a wide range of American
history and touches only the highest
points of interest in the great events
that led up to and terminated the
Civil war. The force that slavery played
in producing this crisis is traced from
its inception to its abolition. While
thg basic theme is historical in its
foundation, its intent Is the funda-
mental one of true drama The forces
which make for these results have
been marshalled upon a larger scale
than was ever dreamed of before.
Where directors of vast spectacles
have dealt with hundreds in the past,
Griffith employs thousands. Eighteen
thousand people fill his stage, which
thoas a vast territory for its back
ground. Three thousand horses pass
before your view in wide dashes over
miles of country roadway. One battle-
field is shown stretching over an area
of ten square miles and upon these
plains and trenches 10,000 soldiers
clash in a mimic warfare that is as
real as if you were an eye-witness of
the actual occurrence. Holding the
great effects in tether is a story as
tender and true as love and romance
can be pictured. There are tears and
smiles, noble sacrifices and heroic
deeds of personal valor.:
GARGOYLE VALENTINE NUMBER
E1{NJOYS UNPREVEI{ ENTE1) SALE
Owing to the constant demand for
the Valentine number of the Gargoyle,
a small number of copies held in re-
serve at the Gargoyle office have been
given out for sale to various news
stands in the city.
The unprecedented sale of this issue
was due in large measure to the un-
usual demand created by J-Hop guests.
Efforts of the staff to anticipate and
provide for this demand by printing an
extra large edition were found to be
entirely inadequate when returns from
the. sale were received, and at a late
date it was impossible to print addi-
tional copies, which accounts for the
seeming short supply.
Patronize Michigan Daily Advertiz-
ers. **

The past few days have been the busiest and
enjoyable in the history of our business.

most

It is with the greatest pleasure that we take this
opportunity--Men of Michigan--to thank you for your
patronage.
We regret that we were unable to take care of all of
you who wished to make reservations for house party
pictures with us but we believe that you understand and
appreciate the limit to which we were pushed--we did
our best.
We trust that we may serve you in the future as in
the past.

Faithfully,
DAINES & NICKELS

.

Percy Grainger, the young Austra-
lian pianist and composer, will give
the fifth piano recital in the Normal
Concert course at Ypsilanti at 8:00
o'clock tonight. Mr. Grainger was
born in Brighton, State of Victoria,
Australia, and as a child of ten was
known as a prodigy. Among his teach-
ers were Louis Pabst, James Kwast
and the great Busoni.
Mr. Grainger's program will be com-
posed of four sections, and will in-
chude a number of his own composi-
itions.
ISSUE BULLETIN EXPLAINING
COURSE ON LIBRARY METHODS
An attractive little bulletin, explain-
ing the summer course in library
methods, 'has just been issued by the
university. The inside of the first
leaf contains a view of the library,.
while the remainder of the bklletin is
taken up with a description of the!
course.k
There will be no entrance examina-E
tions held, but candidates are supposed
to have completed a high school course
or its equivalent, and must satisfy the
university librarian as to their prep-
aration to undertake the work. As
the number of students is necessarily
limited by the space available in the
library for instruction, preference will
be given to, persons already employed,

So much so, that we
write further
* * *~
On account of space.
* * *
Too bad!

do not dare

-By Gee.

At The TheatersI
* * * * * * * * * * * * *
AT THE THEATERS
TODAYk
Whitney-Moving Pictures -
"'The Birth of a INation."
Majestic--Vaudeville - George *
Primrose's Minstrels.

Arcade--Moving
T'hurlow Bergen

Pictures -
in "The

c* * is * a * * .* * * * *

"Birth of a Nation"
D. W. Griffith's spectacle,

"Tie

in libraries or under appointment to Birth
positions as librarians. . meni
Prof. A. S. Root, librarian of Ober- night,
lin college, has been added to the staff ances

of a Nation," began its engage-
at the Whitney theater last
There will be two perform-
daily at 8:15 and 2:15 p. m.

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