100%

Scanned image of the page. Keyboard directions: use + to zoom in, - to zoom out, arrow keys to pan inside the viewer.

Page Options

Download this Issue

Share

Something wrong?

Something wrong with this page? Report problem.

Rights / Permissions

This collection, digitized in collaboration with the Michigan Daily and the Board for Student Publications, contains materials that are protected by copyright law. Access to these materials is provided for non-profit educational and research purposes. If you use an item from this collection, it is your responsibility to consider the work's copyright status and obtain any required permission.

January 16, 1921 - Image 2

Resource type:
Text
Publication:
The Michigan Daily, 1921-01-16

Disclaimer: Computer generated plain text may have errors. Read more about this.

THE MICHIGAN DAILY

.... .
r

OFFICIAL NEWSPAPER OF THE UNIVERSITY
OF MICHIGAN
Published every morning except Monday during the Univer
sity year by the Board in Control of Student Publications.
MEMBER OF THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
The Associated Press is exclusively entitled to the use for
republication of all news dispatches credited to it or not otherwise
credited in this paper and the local news published therein.
Entered at the postoffice at Ann Arbor, Michigan, as second
cless matter.
Subscription by carrier or mail, $3.50.
Offices: Ann Arbor Press building, Maynard Street.
Phones: Business. 96o; Editorial, 2414.
Communications not to exceed 300 words, if signed, the sig-
nature not necessarily to appear in print, but as an evidence of
faith. and notices of events will be published in 'he Daily at the
discretion of the Editor, if left at or mailed to The Daily office.
Unsigned, communications will receive no consideration. No man-
uscript will be returned unless the writer incloses postage.
The Daily does not necessarily endorse the sentiments e-
pressed in the communications.
"What's Going On" notices will not be received after 8 o'clcck
on the evening preceding insertion.
EDITORIAL STAFF
Telephone 2414
MANAGING EDITOR ............GEORGE O. EROPHY JR.
News Editor..............................Chesser M. Canpbell
Night Editors-
T. H. Adams H. W. Hitchcock
B. P. Campbell J. E. McManis
J. I. Dakin T. W. Sargent, Jr.
Renaud Sherwood
Sunday-d.itor..;........;... ......J. A. Bernstein
Editorials.........Lee Woodruff, L,. A. Kern, T. J. Whinery
Assistant News............. ..................E. P. Lovejoy Jr.
Sports .......................................Robert Angell
Women's Editor...............................Mary ID. Lane
Telegraph.......................... ............ West Gallogly
Telescope......................................Jack W. Kelly
Assistants
Josephine WIaldo Thomas E. Dewey M. A. Klaver
aul G. Weber Wallace F. Elliott E. R. Meiss
Elizabeth Vickery Leo J. Hershdorfer Walter Donnelly
G. E. Clark Hughston Mei~in Beata liasley
George Reindel Frank I.I McPike Kathrine Montgomery
Dorothy Monfort J. A. Bacon Gerald P. Overton
Harry B. Grundy W. W. Ottaway Edward Lambrecht
Frances Oberholtzer Paul Watzel William H. Riley Jr.
Robert E. Adams J. W. Hume, Jr. Sara Waller
Byron Darnton H. E. Howlett

the student body has reformed its ways" is the
foundation upon which the restoration rests. The
thing to do is to begin NOW to build up that foun-
dation so that when the Hop is given back to us it
will go on through the years to come as Michigan's
finest tradition, unblemished by the conduct of a
few who who would endanger its existence, and as
a credit to the University.
FROLICSOME CARICATURE
With the announcement that try-outs are to be-
gin tomorrow, the Union opera again becomes a
topic of conversation. In this connection a quota-
tion from a Criticism made by Booth Tarkington,
the author and playwright, is worthy of note. The
comment was directed at a play imilar in many ways
to the opera, as men take all the parts. which was
recently given in a large Eastern university.
After liberally praising the production, Tarking-
ton, in much the same tenor as that of Shakespeare
in his well-known advice to players beginning
"Speak the speech, I pray you," offers the follow-
ing suggestions for improvement:
"There may, too, be a thought commonly pro-
duced in elderly minds by most undergraduate
'shows' - and here not in point more than else-
where - that the spirit of frolicsome caricature
might be emphasized; that there might be somewhat
more of irresistable comedy, even at the cost of a
measure of ballet training; and tht the typical
Broadway show might be less honored by following
it and more by burlesquing it, especially since the
Broadway show, evidently in order to please some-
thing believed to be a Broadway public, has of late
devoted itself to an imported school of art which
calls for strange hirsutal depilations and rather
overstresses the importance of anatomical sectors
customarily withheld from familiar observance."
In this comment Tarkington has described some-
what humorously but none-the-less accurately the
quality in an entertainment such as the Union opera
which should be most stressed to bring the best re-
sults. The appeal of the production comes mainly
throueh "the spirit of frolicsome caricature" and
burlesquing Broadway rather than following it".
This fact has been well appreciated at Michigan.
Merely having men take the "dainty" parts com-
monly found in the aevrage musical comedy wins
oiles of applause as a burlesque. But the possi-
bilities do not stop here. The opera book itself
miyht dwell more on the absurd features of the
girl-and-music show and less on its virtues. The
same applies to the direction. In the weaknesses
of the modern musical comedy are sources of humor
which can be barely touched through a willful mis-
a ssinment of female parts. If it can be done with-
out the sacrifice of any of the good qualities of past
opras, one way in which, the 1921 production can
surpass its predecessors is through a broader em-
phasis on the frolicsome caricature that Tarkington
considers the essence of college comedy.
T he Telescope
Now That We Know the Reason Why
I'm lower than the whale a restin'
On the bottom of the ocean;
I'd even burn an orphanage
If I ever took the notion.

A COMPLETE LINE OF DIARIES
AND DESK CALENDARS
AT
GAAR
Both Ends of the Diagonal Walk

DETROIT UAITED LINES
In Effect Nov. 2, 1920
Between
Detroit, Ann Arbor and Jackson
(Eastern Standard Time)
Mmited and Express cars leave for
Detroit at 6:05 a. m., 7:05 a. m.,
8:10 a. in., and hourly to 9:10 p. mn.a
L8iniheds to Jackson at 8:48 a. m. and
every two hours to 8:48 p. m. Ex-
presses at 9:48 a. m. and e.ery two
hours to 9:48 p. m.
Locals to Detroit-5:55a.m., 7:00 a.m.
and every two hours to 9:00 p. m.,
also 11:00 p. m. To Ypsilahtl only,
11:40 p.m., 12:25 a.m., and 1:15 a.m.
Loci1s to Jackson-7:50 a. m., and
12:10 p.m.

k 1 I i

w99

TAXI

999

K
a-

A Dodge Car
.andDodge
Servicex
- enough said -~

999

T A X I

999

r

r,

J ANUARY
T W T

I

a 'I
I 1

S -H
2 3
9 10
16 17
23 21
30 31

4
11
18
25

y5
12
19
26

6
13
20
27

F S
1
7 8
14 15
21 22
28 29

-1 - --

BUSINESS STAFF
Telephone 960
BUSINESS MAJAGER ..........LEGRAND ri. GAINES JR.
Advertising ..................................... I .Joyce
classifieds......................................Robt. 0. Kerr
Publication....................................-F- --Il-e a
Accounts........................................ .1?. P1riebls
Circulation ......................................V. F. Hillery
- Assistants
R. W. Lambrecht P. H Hutchinson N. W. Robertson
13. G. Cower F. A. Cross R. C. Stearnes
Sigmund Kunstadter Robt. L. Davis Thos. L. Rice
Lester W. Millard M. M. Moule D. G. Slawson
J. J. Hamel Jr. D. S. Watterworth R. G. Burchell

Men: Last season's hats turn-
ed inside out, refinished and re-
blocked with all new trimmings
look just like new, wear just as
long and saves you five to ten
dollars. We do only high class
work. Factory lAst Store, 617
Packard St. Phone 1792.

I

ALKIN ,

argain

We have in Stock a

SECOND - HAND 1A GRAFLEX

J" aac , . .. J

-

Persons wishing to secure information concerning news fur an
is-sue of The Daily should see the night editor, who has full carw
of all news to be printed that night.
SUNDAY, JANUARY 16, 1921.
Night Editor-RENAUD SHERWOOD.
TAKING OUR MEDICINE
Drinking, smoking in the gymnasium, disregard
on the part of some of the fraternities of the Uni-
versity Senate's rules governing house parties, and
broken pledges are among the reasons advanced by
the*Senate Committee on Student Affairs in ex-
planation of its action in reference to the Junior
Hop.
While the Hop is one of Michigan's oldest and
most picturesque traditions, it is not one of vital
importance to the progress and the real purpose of
the University. Nevertheless, it is the one and only
social event in which a number of organizations and
individuals participate during the year and it is gen-
erally felt that the action of the committee has de-
prived the student body of one of its p'rivileges.
There is no defense for the conduct manifested
by certain individuals at the Hop last year nor for
a willful disregard of University rules, but it seems
that the proper method to have dealt with the sit-
uation would have been to punish only those guilty
ofa the violations. Certainly, the committee, in or-
der to warrant such a candid statement of its rea-
sons, must have enough substantial evidence to
prove their charges specifically. Under present con-
ditions, the culprits of the past have had their
"time" and have gone unpunished, leaving the pres-
ent Junior class to suffer the consequences.
Thg committee expresses regret that the innocent
are to bear the brunt of its action - and it also
characterizes them as men who would not tolerate
the conduct which vulgarized last year's Hop. In
view of this statement it seems rather unfortunate
that some other measure which would have handled
the situation could not have been evolved. A num-
ber of men representing different fraternities stated,
long before any such action on the part of the com-
mittee was anticipated, that they were disgusted
with some of the demonstrations which character-
ized Hops and house parties of the past, and that
it was their intention to "clean up" the affair this
year. If the student body had had an opportunity
to meet with the committee there is little doubt but
that the fullest co-operation could have been ob-
tained in making this year's event satisfactory in
every detail.
If fraternities which violated their promises to
observe certain rules had been disciplined at the
time the offense was committed, and it is the duty
of the committee to administer such discipline, pres-
ent student life would not "be riddled with the vi-
cious type of conduct that ruined the Hop." How-
ever, things were allowed to drift and the crash
has come - the verdict has been rendered and ap-
peals for its recision will be of no avail this year.
The student body is to be punished for the aggre-
gate sins of some of its members just as an entire
unit in a military oro'anhation suffers for the mis-
deeds of one man. The University as a whole will
suffer because of the unfavorable publicity which it
will receive. Indignation meetings, group discus-
sions, appeals to those "hiher up," and undue
prolongation of the topic will do no good, and may
do a great deal of harm. We must take our medi-
cine and do it gracefully. Attempts to find a sub-
stitute should be dropped, there is only one J-Hop
and that IS the J-Hop. "Satisfying evidence that

A GOOD diamond if pur-
chased at the RIGHT price
never depreciates, but always
increases in value. This is
not due, as might be sup-
posed, to a monopoly of the
mines although 90 per cent
of the world's diamonds
come from mines in South
Africa, controlled by "De
Beers, Inc."
SCHLANDERER
AND
S E Y F R I E D
"Iome of Good Diamonds"
113 E. LIBERTY

PRICE, NEW ......,-"$133.00

AND TAX

OUR PRICE ...........$ 75.00
IT IS IN Al CONDITION AND WE GUARANTEE
IT IN EVERY WAY EQUAL TO A NEW ONE
EXCEPT FOR A LITTLE USE

I

I'd pull up young tomato plants,
I'm lower than the worst of wops.
Who am I? Oh, I'm the "f rater"
What 'tends the Junior hops.

: My Dairy Lunch: -
Our food is the best
Our prices are right
HOURS
7 A. M. TO71 P. M.
S5 P. M. TO 7 !P.M -
SUNDAYS
8 A.M. TO 7:30 P.M.
512 EAST WILLIAM STREET
:.ImEli Fll111lllEmmmii m i i nil

BETTER LOOK IT UP

324 SOUTH STATE ST.

EAST and SOUTH UNIVERSITY AVE.

Yes, Clarice, you are right when you say that
though many are called, few get up.
I coughed a germ into the air;
It went to roost I know not where.
It surely made somebody squirm,
But who can follow the flight of a germ?
Our Daily Novelette
I
Strange that his thoughts should revert to her,
just at this moment when his faith in all woman-
kind was fast ebbing. A tiny glimmer of hope
flickered in his eyes. Full well, he knew that she
was different - that she would not fail him in his
hour of need.
II
A sudden determination to gaze upon her face
seized him. There arose in his breast a blind, un-
reasoning faith that she would bind up the vounds,
which one of her sex had inflicted on him. Strange
how any adversity could drive him to wanting
above all that welcoming smile which had never
failed him.
III
He walked slowly toward her room and entered
without knocking. Then his eyes fell upon her.
There she sat on a man's lap, her babyish eyes look-
ingly trustingly up into his. Around his neck those
--mall, beautiful white arms of hers, were tightly
twined. An involuntary shudder shook his whole
frame. So she was no different - no better, nor
worse than the rest of her sex. Noiselessly he stole
out. What did it matter to him that she was 4
years ola and he was 44?
Sheriff, Do Your Duty
Him-My, that's a beautiful nose you have.
Her-Yes, my friends all tell me it's the center
of my attraction.
Famous Closing Lines
"Tell mother I died game," said the dying calf
who had been mistaken by the hunter for a deer.
NOAH COUNT.

711 PACKARD ST.

I

--------------

Your Opportunity

Conditions have created a situation absolutely
favorable, to YOU.
You are able today to buy merchandise at a
price equal to or less than the actual cost of
production.
The drop in production costs will not equal our
special reductions for some time to come.
NoW IS THE TIME TO BUY.
BUT--
be sure that you you buy quality rather than
price tags.
Special reductions on Clothing and Shoes

WAGNER & COMPANY
STATE STREET AT LIBERTY
Established 1848

Ji

I,

Back to Top

© 2021 Regents of the University of Michigan