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February 19, 1922 - Image 18

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WiWh' '*AX1-F1WM DETROIT, operation consists in making an inci-
anuary iies-- A COMMUNICATION g ed sion through the neck just below the
A Review by G. D. E. (Continued from Page 5) - "Adam's Apple," so that the patient
'ycially o those who 'ent their poison- ack to L fe rates thru the openig in the neck
(Continued from Page 4) ous opinions through the press-are (By W. Bernard Butler) instead of as normally through the
The above doubtless has, a meaning. convinced that this adaptability, of mouth or nose. From that time, on
In fact, with certain permutations, which you are so obviously fond Is Dr. Bradford Seeley, '16M, 29-year- until the sixth day, everything went
combinations, mutations, and outright to be regarded as a sort of vegetability, old resident physician of the Keifer well, until one morning the boy gasped
saltations of the words, and a change a kind of creeping towards the cab- hospital, Detroit, has restored life and apparently died. The bluish tint,
or two in punctuation, I did get some bage They, strangely enough, have like that noticed on the body of a
sort of sense from the business, but an idea that life is a becoming, not a re than four times to a small boy drowned person, covered his skin. By
Od's splood! look at the construction, being; that life, when it becomes sta- who "died" several times not long pumping up and down the arms of the
the phrasing, the punctuation! Sad tic, ceases to be life. . . . Perhaps it ago. In onie day, four times, the lungs lifeless body, Dr. Seeley was at last
to relate, such phrasing is the only is that a fear of stagnacy drives them of the little patient suffering with able to restore the vital processes.
originality fobs found in the poem. on; perhaps the roar of the machine laryngeal diphtheria had ceased to Four times during that day it was
When the thing is readable it is also has made p sycho-pathological tesysbgnonecessary to bring the boy back to
hackneyed: "dead-grey skies," "heart's them. But they, at any rate, are i- function, and blife
content," heart's desire," "dead-grey" tent on constant change, even if their darken with putrified blood, and four Last Tuesday, however, the tube in
again; all as archaic as hoop-skirts. shifting brings them into contact with times, through the persistent efforts the boy's neck was removed and the
But, as has been charged against me, 1 the normal, and the healthy-minded of Dr. Seeley, the boy, apparently lungs were again directly connegted
am surely lacking in chivalry and adaptable. with' the nasal organs. The little pa-
surly ackng n civsry. andadatabe.dead, was restored to life. In order tient is now able to cry only, softly,
"A Coyote Hunt with Russian MURRAY N. GODWIN, Detroit.th te bc st oal co rey lsoened
Wolfhounds," by Wessel Smitter,ta hyug because the vocal cords were'loosened
is an improvement over his Novembes BALZAC, REALIST, BY doctor performed the operation known during their idleness. Dr. Seeley says
contribution, surely. In spite of its SAIUEL L. GREENEBAUM as "intubation," in which a silver tube that it will not be long before the
"Hunter-Trader-Trapper" atmosphere, (Continued from Page 2) was placed in the trachaea to all'e boy will have fully recovered.
the account interested me. It again The operation of tracheaotomy is
shows Smitter's ability with the pen. Skin;" how it disgusts us. The death- the breathing, which had been cut off not an unusual one, Dr. Seeley said,
Come, Smitter, a story! It may not bed of Cousin Pons;."comme elle nous by the diphtherial obstruction in the but rarely does one stop breathing as
have enough perfume on it to suit the serre la gorge." The awful suspense throat, to be continued. On the next many times as did the little boy and
local pansy-bed taste, but I am con- i "A Paesion in a Desert;" how it day, breathing again stopped, and the still be able to resume respiration.
fident, nonetheless, that it will amount quickens our plses. mtn wst___odh di ih
to somehing.Master painter of enmotion he was. little fellow would have died within
Impartial observer of life, to be sure. two minutes had'not two or three new Joseph Hergesheimer's novel, "Cy-
"The Organ, Grinder," a poem by Despite his mistakes, a genius always tubes been inserted, the last one pro- therea," has again been sent to press,
Ruth Lechlitner, is full of orange peel and forever. By emulation may we for the fifth time, making a total of
ace of eys. Moreover, t repay the debt we owe Balzac for Th e ext s . 32,000 copies printed since publication,
g r tten making us see, for deflecting the blind- T day, after tubation was January 3. This has already passed
poorly written. ing rays of sentimentality, for opening proving unsatisfactory, Dr. Seeley all previous figures for any Herge-
"A Flower of Old Japan," a transla- to us the infinite vista of life. tried tracheaotomy as a resort. The sheimer book.
tion from the Japanese by Clara East-
lake, is something far above the ave-
rage. This one-act play is really first
rate. I commend it to your attention.
If this is taken from Japanese popular
literature, I must say that the apa- nn n the Arrival o ein
"Uncle Tom's Cabin" is as near as o i
anything else to our popular master-
pieces."
"Road Song," poem by Rosalie he Im por
Dunlap, is also good. < If I remember -
correctly, her poem was one of the
few worth while things of the Novem-
ber issue. With coming we we
"Sprigged Muslin," by Adelaide Ad-
ams, is fifth rate and full of sobs, something that will interest every young man in
"The Unbeliever," a poem by Darrel
L. Dwight, is a fine piece of rhymed Ann Arbor who is in any way in need of a light'
irony. The transition from the second
to the third stanza is hazy, but a sec- overcoat for spring and summer wear. It is use-
ond reading brings out the idea. This
kind of poetry should be more in evi- less for us to try to tell you all about these smart
dence. While the most of our young
poets are disporting about the pool new coats through the medium of advertising
of the Muses,.blowing about the good-
ness of God, tying knots in the shirt but if you will come in and talk with us we will
of science, and making mermaids of
tadpoles, Dwight has said "Pish!" to be only too glad to show them to you and then
the whole gang and has taken long
strokes to clear, deep water. In case you can decide for yourself.
of emergency, I volunteer as life-
guard."
I first classed "Tale of a Star-Gazer," Remember that you are in no way obligated
by Robert Batron, as rhetorical puffing
Two or three of my friends argued to us because we show you our goods. We are
mildly with me' about it until
a brace"of policemen appeared. always glad to have you come in and look over
After-reflection leads me to believe
that I was probably wrong,' and our stock whether you make a purchase or not.
further, that this little sketch of
Batron's is the finest thing that Whim-' Infact, we encourage you tomake a comparison
sies has ever printed, f w e r age y t m
In conclusion, I urge my readers to of the values found here and elsewhere. -
buy Whimsies. It will never amount -
to anything unless it is read and criti- M ake vour selections now while our stock is
cised, and contributed to. It is trying
to do something in a literary way. The p and we ill deliver goods
old Inlander tried to do this and failed.co t e nd we wil.deiv rthe gat your
It was- not bought, it was not publicly
criticized, and it pined away. Yet, in
reading over an old number, I find-in
one issue, mark you-twopieces of
fiction of real literary worth. I defy
any other campus publication to sayKW E
as iuch. But with literary interest
on the campus at a pitch which it 604 EAST LIBERTY STREET
has never reached before, I do not see
why something cannot evolve now. "QUALITY FIR - ECONOMY ALWAYS"
Whimsies, by virtue of its exclusiveFA
aim, ought to benefit, but the editors
must be more careful of what they
accept, and of what they reject.

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