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January 23, 1921 - Image 1

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rnun Pflfl President JVuronAi
DUT Ur Urge Need
WOR ONE (By Mr. Herbert Hoover)
NT O The condition of students and facul-
ties in the Central and Eastern Euro-
pean universities make it imperative
that we should undertake t the earli-
MANY TURNED AWAY FROM BIG est possible moment further endeavor
GAMES DURING PAST to meet their needs. There are over
YEAR 100,000 students, both men and women,
also professors, who in the whole up- I
set of economic equilArium, are suf-
WILL BUILD TEMPORARY fering greatly, and unless we can con-
WOOD SEATS ON FIELD tinue to bring them adequate food,
fuel, clothing, housing facilities, and
Existing plans 'Abandoned Because every possible means for worthy stu
of Limited SeatingPossi- dents to continue their studies in as
bilites favorable an atmosphere as possible,
we shall see a decadence in the intel-
lectual fibre of Europe by -the failure
Action was taken to suspend pro n attendance at many European un-
ceedings for the present on the con' iversities. I find that certain commit-
struction of the new concrete "U" at tees at present at' work amongst the
the meeting of the Board in Control students of European universities are
of Athletics. The committee decided doing wonderful work in encouraging
that the present stadium arrange-se-f-help in holding the staffs and
ments werlp impractical because' of students together, and in maintaining
the fact that the plans provided fot the morale of the universities. We
a seating space of only 43,000. The have alsb a parallel problem in the
proposed stands 'could not be enlarg- care of the waif, destitute, and under-
ed except by ,the construction of a nourished children in the university
balcony, which would be undesirable' towns as a part of our whole problem
It was decided to build teiporary of child relief in Europe.,
stands of wood and steel at the west HERBERT HOOVER.
end of Ferry field. These stands will
be movable and will provide seats for
more than 10,000 people, making
available with the present stands C
more than 35,000 seats. This would I
enable about 40,000 people to see a
game by adding emergency boxes and L RFI
selling standing room.
At this year's Chicago and Illinois
games thousands of applications were Keeps Audience Laughing Throughout
returned by the athletic office and it is Criticism of Modern
evident that a permanent seating ca- Writing
pacity of only 43,000 would be en-
tirely inadequate. It is the decision TREATS NOVEL AT LENGTH IN
of the Board to construct in the fu- HIGHLY INTERESTING MANNER,
ture a mammoth bowl of the Yale -
type which will take care of an un- Quoting from "masterpieces" Ste-
limited enlargement. The bowl would phen Leacock last night pointed out
be so constructed that it could be to an ever-laughing audience the ab-
added to as the needs required. surdities, superficialities, and some of
The stadium engineers will begin the characteristics of modern drama,
work immediately on the arrange- moving picture, and novel.
ments for the new temporary stands Discussing the novel in slightly
which will be erected in time for use mre detail than either of the other
next fall. two, he considered at length the ever
The Board in Control also decided present question, in the "psychological
to give an annual award to th "M"prsnqutiinhe"ycogca
t nword picture" demanded of the writ-
man attaining the Ifighest record in er of the novel of today, of whether
scholarship. 'The amount of the re- the wife has the right to ask her
ward which is a continuation of the husband to eat his soup at the win-
Kepple scholarship which was last dow or his chop at the piano stool
year given to "Mike" Knode, '20M, while she talks to the man with whom
has been increased to $100. she contemplates elopement, in the
company of her husband and "all the
flflhIIIII U rest of the servants"
In short in the period of slightly
over one hour he gave a complete ex-
(Typosition of drama, povie, and novel-
(Special %o The Daly) as she is done.
Evanston, Jan. 22.-Michigan struck Mr. Leacock, who took as the sub-
a winning stride and defeated North- ject of his talk, "Literary Follies of
western university here tonight 31 to the Day," was introduced by Prof.
13. The game was a hard fight from Jesse S. Reeves, of the political sci-
start to finish, with the Wolverines ence department. Professor Reeves
guarding closely, and ssooting with said that while Mr. Leacock has been
deadly accuracy Captain Karpus was called the Canadian Mark Twain he
again high man, throwing in five felt that he belonged in a class by
counters from the field. Dunne wash
close behind with four, and Miller, Le himself.
Galley and Whitlock secured one
each. 'Weiss and Wilson' were in the PLAYERS CLUB TO
Michigan lineup, in addition to the PRESENT PROGRAM
players named above. .
The Players club which organized
Variety Features this year for the purpose of promoting
all branches of dramatic endeavor will
Fancy Dress 7a11 present its first program at 8 o'clock
Thursday and Friday nights of this
week in Sarah Caswell Angell hall.
Variety is the spice of a fancy dress Four one act plays will be given, the

party as well as most other things., presentation of which will take about
Varied and unique costumes of all two hours. The plays with the cast
types, and clever stunts did away with are as follows:,
any chance of monotony at the Wom- "The Open Door," by Alfred Sutro.
en's league party held last evening in Sir Geoffrey Transom, L. C. Crocker,
Barbour gymnasium. '18; Lady Torminster, Amy G. Loomis,
'Callow "college youths" danced with '22. (Scene in Lord Torminster's cot-
staid old ladies, and Mack Sennet tage at 2 A. M.)
bathing girls were partners of the col- "A Marriage Has -Been Arranged,"
onial gentlemen. Flowers, laundry by Alfred Sutro.
bags, .Arican 'warriors and stately Mr. Harrison Crocks'tead, H. E. Ros-
court dames were all represented in enthal, '21; Lady Aline DeVaux, Olga
the strange medley of guests. M. Johnson, '21. (Scene in a conserv-
Stunts of all types passed the time atory during a ball.)
between dances. "Darnem and Daily's "Mothers," by George Middleton.-
Circus," a negro wedding and "Rip Van Mrs. Parton, M. Josephine Shaffer,
Winkle's Return to Michigan," were '21; Phil, her son, J. P. Holden, '22;
all acted out. A bona. fide "male Barbara, Kathryn C. Prakken, '21.
quartet" startled the audience by their "Tradition,"' by'George Middleton.
heavy voices. George Ollivant, R. S. Tubbs, '21;
The grand march at 9:30 o'clock Emily, his wife, Lulu Mae North, grad.;
was made picturesque by the many Mary, his daughter, Lucille L. Cobb,
group costumes. Zeta Tau Alpha re- '21. (Scene, the old fashioned home of
ceived first prize for the best group the Ollivants.)
and Gamma Phi Beta honorable men- The Players club looks forward to
tion. More than 350 were present. (Continued on Page Six)

nd Mr. Hoover SUnion Refuses
Of Foreign Relief Dance Permit
(By President Marioni L. Burton) TO PLAYL UAN 24 Permission to give an elaborate ball CAMP IG AM
With 10,000 humanbeings in China in the assembly hall of the Union was
dying daily, with 15,000,000 facing im- Program Includes Selections from refused the students of the college of
mediate'starvation, with 45,000,000 Tschaikowsky, Wagner, architectureyesterday by the board WO
directly and nievitably involved, there 'Mendelssohin of directors of the Union. The board
is no time for discussion and delay. also placed in the hands of a com- PRES. BURTON WILL AD]
Action is a necessity. GABRILOWITCH CONDUCTS mittee the advisability of represent- MEBERS OF TEAMS 0
We may trust implicitly the infor- BODY OF SELECT MUSICIANS ing the musical clubs of the Univer-
mation. It comes from sources- which sity at the intercollegiate conference MONDAY
cannot be questioned. The American to be held at the Massachusetts In-
cannostr in Pe has caid t The Detroit "Symphony orchestra, stitute of Technology. PUBLICATION BOAR
minister in Peking has cabled the PBIA IN B A
facts. The President of the United with Ossip Gabrilowitsch conducting, The petition of the archiitects re- MAKES FIRST DONA'J
States has issued an appealing proc- will give the next concert in the Chor- quested that they be given permis-
lamation. A strong American com- al Union series at 8 o'clock tomorrow sionkto obtain all of the Union danced A y'
mittee has been organized with Thom- evening in Hill auditorium tickets for one evening and sell them ed of Aid by the Chin
as W. Lamont as chairman. During the last few years this or- at an advanced price, using the sur- Desperate, Says
It will do every one of us good on . plus to put on special features. This Hoover
this Sunday morning to contrast his ganization has made remarkable request was refused on the ground
comfortable conditions with those of progress under the direction of Mr. that such an action would , create "The worthiest cause since tL
millions of fellow men in China. With Gabrilowitsch, and at the - present competition among the classes to erty loans" - such is the opi
food, shelter, and clothing, we may time it ranks among the half dozen outdo, one another, and the price of those in touch with the intern
go quietly on our way attending to great orchestras in the United States. dance tickets would be raised above situation in speaking of the Uni
our aaffirs. In China, in the five It numbers 100 musicians, all of the present popular price of $1. of Michigan Foreign Relief
northern provinces of Chili, Shensi, whom have been selected by its con The invitation from the Massachu- campaign which will be inaug
Shansi, Honan and Shantung, millions ductor, who has picked his men from setts Institute of Technology to Tuesday.
of people face a horrifying, stagger- the ranks of the best orchestra play- send four delegates to represent this President Marion L. Burton
ing, paralyzing possibility. Unless aid- ers resident in this country. University at a conference contains idly behind the movement tc
ed -by a friendly world, these provinc- Interesting Numbers provisions for each department in the money for the 45,000,000 f
es must witness the actual collapse - "school being represented. The Union, stricken Chinese and the thouse
of their civllization. Every humani- poem, Opus 43," by Scriabin, is per- acting for the musical clubs, will con- needy European students and
tarian instinct requires us to give out Poe Os4 n rbin is er sider in committee the advisability of dren. He will address the so
haps the most interesting of the num- de:H ilades'h o
of our abundance for the relief of bers on the program. This requires representing these organizations. If Monday afternoon in an ende
these starving millions, the services of a full orchestra of 100 acted uiion favorably the committee bring home to them the worth
There is something more. China is men to give it properly. It can only has the power to appoint and furnish cause for which they are g
our friend. We are her friend. These be given in auditoriums where the the appointee with $100 expenses. work.
two great republics have enjoyed very stage facilities are large enough to (Continued on Page Six) Michigan Quota Divided
happy relationships in the past. We accommodate this number. The quota of $15,000 has bee
enjoy them now. We are China's most Phillip Abbas, cellist, will play as ed as follows: University me
prosperous friend. Just as we refus- soloist in "Variations on a Ricocco 000; University women, $2,50
ed the Boxer Indemnity Fund, sa, too' Theme, for Violoncello and Orches-P O L M ulty, $1,500. The Board in Co
we can show now that spirit which tra, Opus 33," by the well known Student Publications has annot
will make for international good-will Russian composer, Tschaikowsky. IIL gift of $1,000 with which to st
and mutual understanding. Mendelssohn's Overture, "A Midsum- .campaign.
I am, therefore, very grateful to mer Night's Dream" is a number . The campus organizations
the students who have asked me to which will bring out the strong Upperclassmen to Meet at Union This names appeared in Saturday'
express my opinion of the campaign points of the Detroit organization. It Afternoon for Consideration are being relied on to do the
for the China Famine Fund. I en- has been said that the airy lightess of Measures iting among the independet i
dorse it heartily and without reserva- and the peculiar youthful grace of the is absolutely essential that a re
tion. I fell confident that every mem- work are not less remarkable than tative from each organization
her of ~~~~~~~~SIX POINTS ADVANCEDFOtaiefo echrgnzin
ber of the University will be eager the strength of construction and so- OPINION OF UNIVERSITY MEN touch with DonaldThorp, '
to assume his share of responsibility lidity of workmanship which underlie 2220 today and give him a list
in meeting this direful, situation. and support them. men who will compose the tea
When we are told that our dollar will Wagner Composition Discussion of the present rules in that society. Each organizat
save a life, and that five dollars will "The Ride of the Valkyries," from regard to student activities, consid- responsible for having the nu
save a family for a month, I know Wagner's musical drama, "Die Wal- eation of student selfgovernment res fha ving he i
Wagnr s usicl damaDie al-workers that was speified in
we shall want to see them through kure," with its shout of the Valkyrs and the desirability of establishing a day's Daily.
to the next harvest. and the sound of their horses in full definite program of convocations are
M. L. BURTON. gallop as portrayed in the music of three of the most important of the Speakers to Fraternte
the.T . ga t cpoer i offes chance campus problems which are to be The campaign in the frat
the great composer, offersra chance brought up for consideration at the will be carried on by speaker
LO NRR' SPEEC give bs htteocetahs meeting of all senior and junior men sent to all the houses Tuesd
The program.is of the University in the assembly hall Wednesday evenings. The so
Oerr sas follows: will be handled in the same
BARD E FY TS Overture, "A Midsummer Night's of the Union at 2:30o'clock this aft-wThe work among the inde
I U UC L U Dream"..............Mendelssohn ernoon. Twok smong theri/e.
Variations on a Ricocco Theme, The meeting is called by Le Grand women is being carried aon b
Having perfected the cost account- for Violoncello and Orchestra, A. Gaines Jr., president of the tarboard.
ing system of one of the nation's Mr. Phillip Abbas the upperclassmen an opportunity to The campaign will continue.f
largest companies, Gilbert Lounsbery, Symphony, No. 3, "The Divine air their views and to advance con- days, beginning Tuesday. It
chief accountant of the Fisher Body Poem," Op. 43 ..........Scriabin structive measures for any improve- intention of the committee t
corporation of Detroit, who speaks at "An Afternoon of a Faun"...Debussy ments which they believe are needed. every student and member of
: ' ts r at theU "Ride of the Valkyries" (Wal- Good Attendance Desired ulty ithe University.
ion in the second of its series of Sun- kure)..................Wagner Owing to the importance of the Athewoa renoinget a1
day afternoon meetings, is said to bemeeting and the subjects with which the campaign wil meett at 5
an authority on the subject upon wit will deal, it is desired that all the hall of the Union to get their
Mr. Lounsbery undertook, since the Do upperclassmen attend as far as it is tions. At this time President
war, the 'complete reorganization of AFpossible for them to do so.Thes will address the workers toi
cost h colterognztthin'sf 18 points which will be con- those present with the fact t
st accounting in te company sidered are as follows: 1. Discussion in their power to make the c
plants, where thousands of automobile .oPromore roof whether the present rules with re-ai
bodies are manufactured monthly. He d to student activities are ade- success or a failure.
has the supervision of the entire ac- gartotue a te ae t Announce Committees
counting force, and personaly over- March 11 has been set as the date quate to cover all the phases of st Herbert Hoover who is c
sees the instruction of men just en- for the 1923nc sophom e Prom.er d e ommittee
tering the work. He will speak this mission has been granted by the Soh to recommend revision of the rules of which the Europan Studen
afternoon on the requirements of the mittee on Student Affairs, an ph tco neih stallized and the European Children'
accountant, the possibilities of the Prom committee is fast developing its in accordance with tehe rstalsizd part, pictures the condition
work, and will make suggestions as to plans for a party at this time. opino of the meeting. The revione
the University work men should take Arrangements have been made for w m b no relief is forthcoming thxs
in order to especially fit themselves the use of the Union assembly hall, committee willbe submitted at a sub- e omn
for this kind of service. where the Prom of the 1922 class was sequen meeigfor a v aounge n and oen wi:
_ held. This year's event will come at then placed before the Senate council give up their hopes of obta
education. In China therea

on student affairs.- "
practically the same time as last year's s. 000,000men, women, and chil
party, March 19 being the 1920 date. To Discuss Student Government the verge of starvation. Tho:
The number of tickets to be sold 3. Discussion of the standard of Lamont, chairman of the Chi
and the method of distribution have student self government, and appoint-
not yet been decided upon, other than ment of a committee to determine how York, terms the present situ
that the sale will be restricted to far the students should go in en- China "the world's greatest ca
sophomores provided that the sale to forcing their own rules. If the pres- The organization of the Ux
members of the class goes well. De- ent standards are found to be inade- drive is as follows: Fred J. Pn
tails of the ticket sale will be an- quate, the committee will be asked to general chairman; Donald
nounced later by the committee. suggest means for making them so. '21, and Clarence Johnstor
4. Decision as to whether the Stu- chairmen for independents;
dent council or some other student Duffield, '23L, fraternity cb
L ~~~~~~~~organization should enforce the rulesDufed12L frtniyc
I SOLICITORS' NOTICE rgaritng sudt actitie sMarguerite Clark, '21, chai
regarding student activitiesil' twomen; Robert Angell, '21,
All solicitors for the combined 5. Consid-ration of the desirability y manager. All those who 1
European student, children and of more frequent convocations as a information which would be
Chinese famine drive are asked means of promoting a better spirit of as as publicity are urged to
to report at a meeting to be held co-operation and helping to solve at The Daily office, addressed
at 5 o'clock Monday afternoon other University problems. atThiiy offie,
in the assembly hall of the 6., The best means which may be publicity manager.
Union. used to bring about a bettef under-
standing between the faculty and the Prof. Whipple lectures in 0h
student body. Prof. G. M. Whipple, of th
OSSIP GABRILOWITSCH, LEADER Any other questions which individ- tion department, gave an il
of the Detroit Symphony orchestra, THE WEATHER ual students wish to discuss will be lecture yesterday before the
which plays in Hill auditorium Mon- Cloudy and Slightly Colder in Southern placed before the meeting if time per- at Bowling Green, Ohio, on
day night. portion Today, Moderate West Winds. mits. Psychologist Tests Intelligen



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