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'Mas ques To Give Annual Production
1For lienefit Of League On April 29






Be Used


"The Yellow Jacket,", an oriental
production in which the leading man
does not talk and which dazzles with
a magnificence of oriental costuming
and stage properties, purloined from
the, royal house of China, is to be
given in Hill auditorium on April 29
as Masques' annual play.
The Women's league and the- Col-
legiate alumnae have combined with
Masques to make the play on$ of the
important efforts for the benefit of the
Women's league fund. Mrs. Henry C.
Adams, who has been active in Wom-
en's league work, has placed her
priceless collection of Chinese cos-
tumes at Masque's disposal for use
in the play.
Mr. George Fong, of Detroit, has
also offered the cast any of his cos-
tumes that may be needed. Thousands
of dollars worth of cosutmes -will con-
sequently be used in the play.
Regarding the play, Prof. J. Raleigh
Nelson, the director, says, "The Yellow
Jacket is perhaps one of the most un-
usual plays of recent years. It is a
Chinese production presented accord-
ing to the traditions of the Chinese
The stage settings, designed by Pro-
fessor Nelson, are to be executed by
0. B. Davis, of Detroit, who construct-
ed the sets used in the recent Junior
Girls' play. -
In addition to the spectacular ap-
peal obtained in the production, the

has placed it in Professor Dickenson's
latest collection of plays by chief
American dramatists. It has had re-
vival after revival on the profession-
al stage. Within the pgst month New
York has seen an elaborate produc-
tion that has met with ,instant suc-.
The cast for "The Yellow Jacket" is
a large one, including several of the
leading characters of last year's per-
formance of "The Importance of Be-
ing Earnest." Tickets will go on sale
immediately after vacation. A limit-
ed number of reserved seats will be
sold at $1 a piece. The rest of Hill
auditorium will be sold at 50 cents.
Every woman on the campus and
every member of the Collegiate alum-
nae are also being asked to be respon-
sible for the sale of two tickets.
Sandburg States
Ne)> Poets rail
In Over-Nicety

ig home can
s from 12:30,

Contract with Well-Known Contralto
Made Necessary by Resignation
of Matzenauer

FaculIty "Women
To Present Play
The last meeting of the -Faculty
Women's club will be held at 7:45
o'clock this evening at Sarah Caswell
Angell hall. The program will begin
with two short plays udder the direc-
tion of the dramatic section of the
Dancing in Barbour gymnasium will
follow, and tables will be arranged
for those who desire to play cards.
Each member may bring her hus-
-band. Admission will be by member-
ship card only.


iptions direct to
ch day. Envel-
[s are provided.
ibutions in the
Ided, with sub-
whenever pos-
pledges, if pos.
s to state chair-
and Thursday

Cyrena VanGordin, the distinguish-!
ed American contralto, whose career
with the Chicago Opera association
during the past two seasons has plac-
ed her among the foremost operatic
stars of today, will sing the part of
Venus at the Saturday evening per-
formance of the May Festival when
Wagner's monumental work "Tan-
hauser" will be offered in English.
Miss VanGordon has been acclaim-
ed many times during the present
season for heir excellent interpreta-
tion of this particular role, not only
in Chicago but on the recent tour of
the Chicago Opera association which
took the organization east to New
York and to the Pacific coast.
She will take the place in the fes-
tival of Margarete Matzenauer, whose
request for a release from her con-
tract has been accepted by the local
managpment. Madame Matzenauer
write that the date comes on the an-
niversary of her mother's death a year
ago and that it would be very trying
for her to attempt to sing this partic-
ular role on that occasion.


Diamond Squad Leaves Ann Arbor for
Southern Jaunt Tomorrow


complete the Union
and a unanimous op-
rive will be put over,
that prevailed at the
workers last night at
d to receive final in-
e the drive open Fri-
umni in the seven or-
[ew York, Ohio, Penn-
an, Indiana, Illinois,
were distributed.'
3 from other ,states
were given names of
in their communities.
nen who have not yet
lumni lists and sp.7
npaign are requested
ay at the Union. An
for volunteers in the
lays before the cam-
nade. They are ask-
he desk in the Union


play ,itself

has a literary value which



r x Vs .uaLU*
'there'is anything this campus
, it is to be shown the.,way' to
ce," Fielding H. Yost, director of
tics, said, "and here is a great
tunity. It is impossible for the
tic association to build pools in
iew field house. I see no other
.on now of making swimming an
collegiate sport here than by fin-
g the Union pool."
>rge 0. Brophy, '22L, general
tary of the Union, was optimnis-
bout, the outcome of the -drive.
Union was built by students and
ni, and nothing was, received from
tate. It will be finished on that
Every worker should see every
ius and get something. If that
ne, we can get the $28,000 we
' he said.
Plan Swimming Club
announced that a swimming
would be formed. Every solicitor
secures $75 will be given ,free
ning privileges next year. So-
rs securing $125 will have sim-
rivileges for the remainder of
college life here.
mas Lynch, '23E, general chair-
of the drive, told the details of
he campaign would be conduct-
le urged every man to pit his
efforts into the drive, and "not
nough to ease the conscience."
iked the men to start work the
lay, to secure large numbers of
donations, to co-operate with
alumni associations, and to be
Advertisers Offer Prizes
ewhere in' this issue will be
the "What's what and where"
,advertising 50 of the mercan-
nd business places of Ann Ar-
The pages are arranged by Mr..
LaSage of Detroit, and several
ble prizes are offered for the
answers to the questions asked
'he following fraternities and I
orities have not O. K.'d 4heir I
of to date. They will be giv- I
until 4 o'clock today to get. I
i Psi Phi, Phi Rho Sigma,
Beta Pi, Phi Chi, Psi Omega, k
ha Kappa Kappa, Pi-Upsilon I
o, Delta Theta Phi, Theta Xi, I
ha Chi Sigma, Alpha Chi f
ega. Phydelians. Alnha Ensil- II

Garments for European Students Col.
lected Here by Trucks
Trucks today will make collection
of all packages for the Old Clothes
day being conducted by the Student
Christian association. All wloo have
not prepared a package and phoned
Lane hall to have the truck stop, are
asked by the commitee . to do so at
once. -
Garments of every description are
needed badly for students suffering in
Europe,.in addition to shoes and other
wearing apparel, the only requirement
being that they be clean. It is point-
ed out by, the committee, of which
Julius P. Glasgow, '23, is chairman,
that right now preparatory to leaving
for vacation would be an excellent
time to pick out -all the clothes ,that
might otherwise be discarded or sold
for a slight sum.
The collecting, preparing, and ship-
ping of the clothes will be taken care
of entirely by the S. C. A., in order
to eliminate as much trouble on the
part of the donor as possible. They
will be sent to .parts of Central Eu-
rope for distribgtion among university
'students there, many of whom. are
unable to attend their classes on ac-
count of insufficient' clothing. In these
students lies the future hope of Eu-
rope, for these, sections are merely
marking time until leaders and tech-
nically trained men are produced.
Former Commander Touches on Three
Main Points in Talk


."The trouble with the bulk of ourj
new poetry is that there is no mad-1
ness in it, it is too nice," declared Carl
Sandburg yesterday afternoon in his
address on "Is There a New Poetry."
Mr. Sandburg said that while there
was no new poetry from a standpoint
of style and form yet something new
in the fabric and structural material
of poetry was being experimented
with by a group of artists. Mr. Sand-
burg attributed these changes to the
contact of culture between regions.
where there was previously no con-
After a short talk the poet read,
some of his poems. In a decidedly
musical, voice, with a sort of serious-
ness and deliberateness he made the
strange words of "Early Moon," "Cool
Tombs," "Laughing Corn" and a doz-
en or so others even more powerful
than they seem when one reads them.
Sandburg also read some of his latest
poems which are to appear in book
form some time in May.
Atpcompanying himself on his guitar
the poet sang several American folk
songs, many of which are unpublish-


Ensemble Numbers and Soloists
Program Before Vacation




"Reminiscences of my recent trip in
Europe," the situation of the bonus
bill, and a few views/ on the Arms
conference were the important points
of the address delivered by Maj. John'
G. Emery, former American Legion
head, last night at the Union, under
the auspices of the local American
legion unit.
"The outstanding thing of my trip
.was the high enthusiasm which the
French showed toward us, and I bd
lieve that our party was the f8ist
group, except a military prganiza-
tion, that ever passed through 'The
Arch of Triumph' in France," said
Major Emery.
"I believe that the fourfold Bonus
bill as passed by the house and which
is now in the senate will very prob-
ably be passed, and signed," he said.
The bill allows $1.25 a day for service
overseas, and $1 a day for service
here. f
Junior Laws Hold Banquet
"Personal liberty rights are the bas-
is of the nation's security and it is
the safeguarding of these rights that
is within the keeping of the legal
profession," said Frank D. Eamon, '00,
eminent Detroit lawyer, at the Junior
Law banquet held last night at the

-Plans for the regulation of future
J-Hops were included in the report
from this year's function which was
accepted by the Student council at its
meeting held last night at the Union.
These plans were carried over from
the last meeting when they were laid
on the table for the consideration of
all the members. ,
The report as submitted by R. F.
Wieneke, '22, chairman of the com-
mittee to regulate the distribution of
tickets to the Hop, stated 'that tickets
should be given out as they were this
year, and other regulations also re-
main the same. In regulating the
succession of classes who shall con-i
trol the function, the law and medic
classes will have charge only every
20 years. The laws will control the
function next year.
It was voted to grant the Salva-
tion Army permission to carry on a
drive among the students for a newa
home to be built in Ann Arbor. Sev-
eral suggestions were made as to the
method to be used but no one, was
definitely accepted. It was voted to
prohibit any method of tagging, how-
R. E. Adams, '23, was appointed to
succeed Hugh E. Wilson, '22, on the
spring games committee. Wilson was
forced to resign from this committee
due to the pressure of other work.
Cane day was discussed and it was
decided to set an official time for
seniors to appear with their, tnes
immediately after vacation. It is de-
sired by the council that seniors do
not carry canes until the date set.
A new schedule for payment of Fed-
eral board students whereby checks
will be distributed on the 5th and
20th of each month instead of on the
10th, and 25th is now in effect, accord-
ing to the announcement of J. \E.
Bryce, representative of the Federal
board in charge of trainees at the,
Checks due on April 5 are now on
distribution in the- office of the Dean
of Students, and all trainees are re-

Nine numbers by the Varsity band,
a solo by Robert Dieterle, '23M, songs
by the Midnight Sons quartet and
marimbaphone selections by Burton
Hyde, '25M, will comprise the. qpen-
ing concert of the Varsity band, which
will be given at S o'clock tonight in
Hill auditorium.
The program is as follows:
Overture-"Bohemia" by Dvorak
....--.................... Band:
"A Midnight in June" by Jewell..Band
"The 'Boy and the Birds" by Ha-
ger ..... ......... .....Band
Marimbaphone selections, Burton
Hyde, '25M, accompanied by
P. C. Strauss, '22M
Descriptive, "The Hunting Scene"
by Buccalossi............Band
"March Militaire" by Schubert.. Band
March, "London Hippodrome" by
Slathers........ .......Band
"Moorish Processional" by Lus-,
Solo, Robert Dieterle, '23M
"Overture Comique" by Keler-
Bela........ ......Band
March, "Gate City" by Weldon.. Band
Selections....Midnight Sons quartet
"Yellow- and Blue", Midnight Sons
........quartet and Varsity band
Tickets may be purchased today at,
Wahr's, Graham's and Slater's book-
stores and at Grinnell brothers and
Tice's drugstore on Main street. Wom-
en- will secure their tickets from the
Women's league committee. Tickets
may also be secured at the main desk
in the Union from 2 to 5 o'clock.
With 47 stories submitted, the
Chimes short story contest, which
closed at midnight, is declared a suc-
cess. The best of these stories will
be forwarded immediately to the
judges, James Oliver Curwood, Donald
Hamilton Haines, and Harold Titus,
who make the final decision. The win-
ning story will be published in the
last issue of Chimes, the May number.
The stories received vary in length
and style. The greater share of them
are very well written and have unus-
ua; plots. Many have their setting in
Ann Arbor and one story, written by
a prodigy nine years of age is said of
rival "The Young Visitors" as the pro-
duct of a youthful mind.-

Sixteen Wolverine diamond men
headedby Coach Fisher and Capt
Ernie Vick embark onrthe first lap'
of their annual southern training trip
tomorrow afternoon for Lexington,
Ky., where Michigan meets the Uni-
versity of Kentucky nine in the open-
ing engagement of the year Saturday
Among the 16 baseball men picked
by the Varsity mentor td make the
trip' are: six pitchers, Dixon, Liver-
ance, Schultz, Mudd, Sjryker, and El-
liott; two catchers, Captain Vick and
Blott; four infielders, Knode, Wim-
bles, Uteritz, and Paper; three -out-
fielders, Shackleford, Roby and Klein,
and one utility man, Kipke.
Coach Fisher announced his s~lec-
tions for the southern Jaunt after the
conclusion of a nine inning practice
game yesterday afternoon between the
first and second Varsity nines. Mich-
igan's staff of six hurlers and two
catchers is one of the largest rosters
of battery men that' will be taken
South this year by any university
nine. The Wolverrnes' southern sched-
ule calls. for nine'- games in 10 days
and amongrthe opposing teams are
numbered the strongest college nines
below the Mason-Dixon line.-
Dixon,.Liverance, Schultz and Mudd
are not newcomers on the Varsity
for these nien were members of the
nine last year. Stryker and Elliott
are the new members of the hurling
staff., Both of these recruits have giv-
en excellent accounts of themselves
in the few practice games that have
been played on the -Ferry field dia-
mond this year. Elliott in particular
possesses great "possibilities. Elliott
has a good smoke ball and a, nice as-
sortment of curves but is a bit shy of
control, a fault he is gradually over-
coming under the tutelage of Coach
Fisher. Styrker also has a good as-
sortment of 4foolers and should give a
creditable account of himself in the
southern performance.
All of the veteran moundmen, Dix-
on, Liverance,. Schultz and Mudd,
show a vast improvement over last
year's form and if early season indi-
cations may be taken as a criterion
the Wolverine pitching staff should be
much stronger this spring than the
one last season which carried Michi-
gan to within one-half a game of the
Behind the bat Michigan is fortified
-with two catchers, Captain Vick and
Jack Blott, who are the strongest
pair of receivers a Wolverine nine has4
boasted of in many seasons.
Bob Knode on first base looks like
the best man who has held down the
initial sack for a Wolverine team foP'
many seasons. Knode i an accuib-
(Continued on Page Nine)
Brouwer Talks on Mountains
"Mountains live and mountains'
die," said Prof. H. A. Brouwer, of thei
geology department, yesterday after-
non in his talk on the "Making of1
Mountains" in Natural Science audi-
torium. The talk, which was of a
highly scientific niature, particulariz-
ed upon the growth of the mountain
ranges in the Dutch East Indies,
where he hs spent some time in the
study of the various geological phases
of the islands. ,
Annual B. V. D. Dinner Held
Barristers, Vulcans and Druids, sen-
ior honorary societies of the law, en-
gineering and iterary schools, re-
spectively, held their annual dinner
last evening in room 323 of the Union.
Battle Creek Workers Meet
Swimming pool.workers who will
solicit funds in Battle Creek will meet
at 5 o'clock this afternoon in room
304 of the Union.

Undercurrent of Foreign Pr
in Service Can Still ]
(By Associated Press
Washington, April 5.,- S
Denby served blkint'warning
officers and men of the navy
themselves ashore and afloat
preachings of sovietism, con
and anarchy, through an ord
service which declared that
niency would be shown men v
mitted acts of disloyalty.
The order arose, he said,
his attention had been called
ister propaganda by societies
their ofigin in foreign coun
undermine the morale of the
"I have the most profoun
dence in the loyalty and de
their country of the coma
and enlisted men of the Unit
navy," the order continued.
only that some of our men m
duced when ashore to join
having for their purpose the
ment of ideas contrary to our
English Works
Twilight ,Prog;
A program of English num
make up the next recital on
light organ series to be given
o'clock this afternoon ,in H
torium by Earl V. Moore, U
The complete program wi
Concert overture in E flat...
Spring Song (From the So

Curfew ..... ............. Hor
Festival Toccata'............. Fle
The following statement has
authorized by Prof. John T. She
a member.of the committee in ch
of the building program for the
versity: "The statement in The Mk
gan Daily of April 5, that those
charge of the building program
announced excavation for the Ph
building would begin in the sprin
cation, was an error. No such
nouncement has been made by t
in charge, and it is impossible
present, to say when this building
The April number of Chimes, a
sue devoted largely to materia
track history of past and present,
make its appearance on the cai
this morning. The cover is d
by James Robertson, '24, and the
tisplece drawing of Walter Sim
'22E, is the work of James House
"Down the Years of Michigan]
Achievement," by Victor Klein, ''
a history of past Michigan 1
teams. George Reindel, '22, is
author of an account of the woi
the track team of the present
entitled, "Track Talk." Picture
the team in action are used in con
tion with the articles.
All class and campus orga
izations must place ,their lists
nominees for offlee 'in the han
of the Student council electi
committee by Saturday, Ap
22. Failure to get nominatio
j in on time will result in fo
( feiture of space on the ball
This requirement is made nec
( sary, since the names should
passed upon by the eligibil:
committee and be in the han
( of the printer one week befo
I election. Letters should b ese

Due to the prohibitive cost and up-'
on the advice of the committee in
charge of dramatics the executive;
committee of the Players club has de-
cided not to produce "Shavings," the
Cape Cod comedy, which was schedul-
ed for May 4 at the Whitney theater.



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