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turism, spiritualists, and mitral re-
gurgitation. The old stock is simply
being obliterated with race suicide,
neo-thought, and the era of rush and
bustle. And amid this sad scene the
last Forsyte gets a lesion of the left
ventricle-or was it an aneurism-
gives a few spasmodic kicks and bites
the dust.
But Galsworthy has relieved the
tedium by giving us a delightful and
pitiful love affair between boy and
girl. Of course it's asinine, but so
are all love affairs, mine among the
rest. There is a burst of romantic.
fireworks, pink and blue lights,
purple pinwheels, and then a realis-
tic darkness. The last Roman candle
has fizzed and love's young dream has
come a cropper.
And all the while the spooks of the
Forsyte family stand in the back-
ground and groan. Indeed, a feud
between the fathers of the boy and
girl is responsible for the final
muddle and the breaking off. The
little English Eurydice is obliged to
find another Orpheus-with money
and a title.
The girl is really lovely. True, she
takes cigarettes and strong coffee,
but she has a beauty and an engaging
candor all her own. The boy, alacka-
day! is a poetic sort with no idea that
love is the agency of propagation.
Galsworthy does the situation justice.
But he hits the stride that makes
him a seven-league booted writer
when he throws his light on the re-
strictions forced by conventions and
the resulting tragedies which are sup-
erimposed upon the tragedy of ex-
stence. The hypocrisy which broke
up two families results in an enmity
that takes its spleen out on the pro-
geny. So love takes to the morgue.
Perhaps Galsworthy approaches
Smelodrama and John Fox Jr., in de-
picting the feud, but I think not, The
thing comes naturally enough. It In-
volves on man taking another man's
wife. Don't be shocked. It is all
done to ritual, court, crackling papers,
candelabra, and the sonorousness of
a reversed collar.
Undying love on the part of the hus-
band! Here Galsworthy falls into a
lamentable error. The poor fellow re-
marries but languishes with sad eyes
until-well, he is sad yet! Har har!
My snuffle turns into a snicker Why
doesn't Galsworthy say that the man's
pride was hurt because another man
I won his wife's love. Does Galsworthy
prefer to believe that love lives on
forever? If he does he is-but name
him yourself!

THE MICHIGAN DAILY PAGE FIVE
the deck alongside the Harvard grad- ears of the late Caruso himself. As a dozen Michigan men spent the sum-
uate. The university student learned soon as the first strains of "Mammy" mer months overseas. Pars claimed
fast, despite the profane remarks oc- caught the breeze, the first class pas-
cassionally hurled at him from the sengers lined the deck above and
Swedish boatswain. A few days aboard formed an appreciative audience, al- studying the latest inventions in air-
ship, and the seeming confusion re- though two feminine members of the craft, and the other declared he was
solved itself into orderly routine. On younger set insisted on dancing with there doing research work in French
this vessel, we are told, fifteen dif- the American consul from Brest and literature, although there yet may be
ferent colleges and universities were the Chicago leather salesman. some doubt as to their real motives.
represented in the various depart- The morning after the huge liner A member of the class of 1922, yearn-
ments. ing for strange -lands and faces, paid
had docked in Antwerp, the entire ten dollars in Montreal for the privi-
There was a fraternal spirit among ship's company was lined up for roll lege of working his way over on a
college men that could not be quench- call. Everyone was on hand, it is cattle boat. Twenty-eight days later
ed even when their superiors were said, except the "college fellers." the vessel limped into Antwerp, and
men who had disdain for "these here They had stolen away in the night he was allowed to go his own way
college fellers." Off watch at night much in the same manner as the well after almost a month of nursing sea-
on the forward well deck, the "col- known Arabs and were at that mo- sick steers. When last heard from
lege fellers" organized themselves In- ment enjoying the luxury of comfort- this carefree senior was hiking
to an impromptu glee and mandolin able beds in a Brussels hotel. through the Alpine passes on his way
club that would have charmed the As far as can be ascertained, about to Italy.
-MSuggestions -
for the College Woman
New Gloves
Just arrived are a number of styles of long kid gloves in 12
and 16 button lengths. Specially attractive are. the 12 button
length white ki gloves in $6.00 quailty for $4.00.
Another special is a grey buckskin glove in 6 button length,
an ideal glove for everyday wear, $6.00 quality for $4.00.
In gauntlet gloves there are brown, black, and grey models,
just the thing to wear to class' as, they protect the wrist, priced
$4.50, $5.50 and $7.00.
Two clasp French kid gloves in all shades to match your
frock or your coat, priced $3.25 a pair.
Camisoles Fancy Hose
Pussy Willow camisoles in del- Novelty hose in lace and clock
icate pink tint or in white fash- effects, brown and black, priced
idned in a talored mode with - . from $2.50 up to $5.00.
tiny tucks and just a touch of (MAIN FLOOR)
Vanity ribbon in a demure lit- Silk Bloomers
tle bow offer an unusually at- Bloomers may be had in the
tractive camisole for general popular step-in style or with
wear. Then there are other the elastic band at the knees.
models of soft crepe de chine They come in styles made of
and satin made more elaborate- Lcrepe de chine or of satin.
ly with lace trimming. Prices Priced from $3.75 up.
range from $3.50 up. (SECOND FLOOR)
Attractive Neckwear
just a little filet lace collar may be the needed finishing touch to a charming frock, or per-
haps a crisp, fresh organdie vestee is needed for that suit or sweater, or then again
maybe it is a tucked net vest that is desired, anyway all of these little accessories will be
found at the notion counter on the main floor and they are priced from 85c to $3.50.
Round neck Venice lace to use on frocks with the neck cut round comes in attractive pat-
terns and costs 75c.
(MAIN FLOOR)

Hard Work On
Ships Joins fMen
(Continued from Page One)
they had been forced to depend on
magazine stories and the movies for
their ideas on sea life. The romance
and the mystery of the deep was
theirs to discover. When one chap
returned from abroad he was asked
to tell of his impressions as to the
subtle charm of the ocean and its
shipping. He replied that as far as
he could find out, the only "subtle
charm" of a ship at sea was doggone
hard work and that he couldn't see
anything charming about that!
Aboard the S. S. K.-of the Red
Star line, the man from Coe swabbed

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