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ANN ARBOR, MICHIGAN, WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 15, 1922

PRIOR

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PROFESSIONAL HUMOR FADED BY
STARTLING BLUEBOOK REVELATIONS

0 JOSs

'TIME

POSITIONS SCARCE,
MENT SECRETARY
DECLARES
[IAN THOUSAND
N WAITING LIST

"Ad Hades cum sapienta," murmur-
ed the student body as they breathed
the last of exams and departed for
climes less scholarly-and more com-
fortable. With unburdened minds and
empty pens they soared light-headed
through the intervening days, J-Hop-
ping to a fancy tune or chopping wood
to a tom-tom rhyme back on the farm.
They paused, until their, cerebrumal
vaccuuities should again assume gob-
let-like propensities toward the wine
of learning.
. And, lest the ashes of a dead blue-
book should have made gritting cind,
ers in their paths of joy, may it be
known that the blessings of profes-
sors flowed upon them.
Toiling long hours over monoton-
ous attempts at information they
would relax their tense vigil and burst
uproariously into spasms of mirth. Im-
mediately thereafter they would cut
off their subscription to "Life," "The
Literary Digest," or other monuments
of wit, knowing that beside spontane-

W Toward Economy and
tainty of Times Are Con.
tributory Factors

Un-

,ompetition from transients,' non-
lege men, some of whom pose as
dents, is materially reducing the
tber of part time jobs open to the
rk-his-way man at the University,
s. Mary L. Stewart, student employ-
nt secretary, said Tuesday.
IPhe dish-washing, waiting-on-table,
i eating house janitor berths, tradi-
n meal tickets of the student who
st draw entirely on his own re-
arees for maintenance, are surpris-
ly scarce, she said, because of em-
yment of non-college men.
Appealing to Wanderers
[tinerant laborerso ne'er-do-wells,
d floaters of all types are reported
have slipped into jobs formerly held
college men. The part time work is
d to be particularly appealing to
wanderers since it supplies the
cessities of life and involves only
ew hour's labor each day.
"However, we have been able to aid
re than 800 men this semester in
ding part time employment," said
s. Stewart. "We hope to place a
uber more. More than athousand
idents still remain on the waiting
Another factor contributing to the
ucity of part time jobs is the tend-
cy toward economizing being ob-
:ved by restaurant managers, house
Iders, merchants, and other em-
oyers of student labor, according to
>s. Stewart. This is an outgrowth of
e uncertainty of the times, it is
ought.
Give Satisfaction
[n general, reports from employers
press satisfaction with the work
ne by college men, Mrs. Stewart
Id. "With few exceptions employers
clare the men are anxious to do
aatev'er outside task they have un-
rtaken better than it had ever been
complished before," she concluded.
AFTER THE HOP"
CHIMES OUT TODAY
"After the J-Hop" issue of Chimes
pears on the campus today, includ-
g within its 56 pages three short
ories and a number of articles rang-
g in content from a criticism of the
odern book and writer to the im-
essions of a student on the arms
nference. The majority of articles'

ROAD[ENIERS ARE
HOLDING CONFERENCE
MEET HERE IN CO-OPERATION
WITH STATE HIGHWAY
DEPARTMENT+
Highway engineers and transport
men of the state are (holaing their
eighth annual conference here in co-
operation with the Michigan state
highway department under the direc-
tion of the college of engineering,'
from Monday to Friday of this week.
The program Monday and Tuesday
included addresses by Prof. Walter E.
Lay, of the mechanical engineering de-
partment; Leslie H. Belknap,/deputy
state highway commiksioner of Michi-
gan; Prof. John H. Bateman, director
of the state highway laboratory; A.
B. Hirst, state highway engineer of
Wisconsin; Francis P. Smith, consult-
ing paving engineer, New York City;
and Prof. Arthur H. Blanchard, of the
highway engineering department.
Members. of the conference were en-
tertained by a~ smoker last night at the
Union.
Prof. A. H. Blanchard will preside
at this morning's meeting, which will
be held in room 348, engineering build-
ing, at 9:30 o'clock. Paul D. Sargent,
chief engineer, Maine state highway
commission, will deliver a lecture up-
on, 'Bituminous Surfaces on Gravel'
Roads;" "State Investigations Cover-
ing Dust Prevention on and Preserva-
tion of Gravel Roads" will be the sub-
ject of a paper by G. C. Dillman,
maintenance engineer of the Michigan
state highway department, and Prof.
Herschel C. Smith, of the highway en-
gineering department.
Charles M. Upham, state highway
engineer of North Carolina, will com-
pare methods of sub-drainage by deep
side ditches and tile drains, and
Charles J. Bennett, 'state highway
commissioner of Connecticut, will
speak upon organization, manage-
ment, and methods of snow removal
from country roads, at the 2 o'clock
meeting this afternoon, in room 348,
engineering building. Moving pic-
tures of road machinery and highway
construction methods will be shown
at 8 o'clock tonight in the same room.
Thursday's meetings will be devot-
ed to the interests of the road com-
missioners. Highway appearance and
roadside development will be the
main topics to be brought up on Fri-
day, the last day of the conference.
PLAN SECOND SALE
DRIVE FOR 'ENSIAN

ous gems from a freshman bluebook-
(seniors aren't immune)-publicatins
of professional humor waxed insistent.
One prophetic student of education
accurately foretold his semester
grades. As a prospective teacher he
was asked, "What are marks?" In a
fit of political science or foreign bank-
ing, he evolved the information that,,
"Marks are worth about half a cent
and according to latest reports are
still going down."
One startled professor received the
following apology to Kipling, under a.
blank page marked, "Answer III:"
"I pray, oh Lord of Hosts, be with me1
yet
Lest I forget, lest I forget."1
The following page announced trag-1
ically:1
"But the Lord of Hosts was with me
not,
So forgot, so I forgot."
U der this dramatic appeal an en-
terprising instructor replied, "The
omisison will be charged against the
responsible party."
Following are sundry other reasons
why instructors at the University en-
joyed the vacation:
"The Spanish Inquisition was an in-
stitution for the suppression of hered-
ity."
"Evolution is the process by which
we give rise to our remote ancestors."
"A potato is a vegetable. When you
plant it is sends up several shouts."
Q. Describe the experiments of
Stockard and Pearl with alcohol.
A. The research was discontinued
some toime ,go.
Q. What caused the downfall of
Pompeii?
A. It was caused by an eruption of
saliva from the vatican.
Q.' What was the Crimean War?
A. It was a holy war fought against
the Seventh Day Baptists.
GLEE, ,MANDOLIN LBS
OFFER PROGRAM TODAY
The University Glee and Mandolin
clubs will sing at the-program of the
Matinee Musicale society at. 3:30
o'clock this afternoon in the assembly
hall of the Union. They will render
the final divisions of the program,
while Ava Comin, pianist, and Luella
Ensworth, soprano, will give the open-
ing divisions.
The complete program will be as
follows :
Toccata and Fugud......Bach-Tausig
Miss Ava Comin
Lungi dal Caro Bena Secci
Virgin Tutti Amor........Durante
Love is the Wind ....MacFayden
Fulfillment.............MacDermid
Miss Luella Ensworth
Nocturne, Opus 72, No. 1......Chopin
Miss Comin
University Mandolin club....Selected
Oh,, Hail Us Ye Free (from Renani)
.........a........... . Verdi
Ole Uncle Moon...........Scott
Soldiers Chorus.............Gounod
University Glee club
Frank L. Thomas, director
Gage Clark, accompanist
"Pygmalon" Cast
Will Make Trp
"Pygmalion," the well-known Shaw
comely that was presented by Comedy

FINLEY TO ,SPEAKI
HRE[FEBRUARY 22
Former President of New York Uni-
versity Will Give Washington'sa
Birthday Address
SERVICES TO TAKE FORM OF,
UNIVERSITY CONVOCATION
Washington's birthday, Wednesday,
Feb. 22, will be observed in Hill audi-
torium in a program which will take
the form of a University convocation.
Contrary to custom the past few years,
the exercises will be held in the morn-
ing, commencing at 10 o'clock.
Dr. John H. Finley of New York, a
man nationally prominent in educa-
tional circles and former president of
New York university, will deliver the
address. His subject has not been
announced.} He will be introduced by
President Marion L. Burton. For the'
remainder of the program, there will
be music by the Varsity Glee club un-
der the direction of Frank L. Thom-
as, of the School of Music, an organ
prelude and postlude by Earl V.
Moore, University organist, and the
mass singing of "America" by the aud-1
ience.
Owing to the fact that the exercises
will be in the form of a convocation,
the deans of the University will be
given seats on the stage with the Pres-
ident and the speaker. Seats directly
in front of the stage will be reserved
for members of the University facul-
ty, who will enter the auditorium in'
a body.'
A University holiday will be de-
clared according to the usual custom.
OPERA1 TICKETS WILL GO
01N SALE TOMORROW1

MOVIE SELECTION
IS DUE THIS WEEK
Scenarios submitted in the contest
carried on by The Daily before vaca-
tion are now in the hands of the judg-
ing committee and a final decision will
probably be announced before the end
of the week. The various judges will
-meet in a few days for consideration
of the better plots, which have al-
ready been selected from the number
turned in.
As soon as the scenario for the
movie is finally determined upon the
actual work of production in Ann Ar-
bor will be started. The producers
will supply a complete technical unit.
from their studios. Only men and wo-
men connected with the University
will appear in the picture.
Negotiations are now. being carried
on with affiliated producing compan-
ies to have two camera men from Cali-
fornia for the work of filming all the
Ann Arbor scenes. The importance
of good photography to a successful
'cture is felt by' the producers to
warrant the experiment.
OlUXANDHUBERMAN
GITE CONCERTMAR 14

HADING 'AGAI1
BOND ISSUE
THINKS IT iXPRACT
RAISE LARGE SUlf
PRESENT TIMI
UNALTERABLY 01
TO RETURN TO

Tickets for "Make It For Two," the
1922 Union opera, which will officially
open the Mimes Union theater Friday
evening, will go on sale to men only
at 10 o'clock tomorrow afternoon in
the box office of the theater. Mail or-
ders will be received now at the of-
fiee of the general manager in the
Union, and will be filled in the order
in which they are received. The price
is $2.
As a souvenir of the opening night,
the Union will give a piece of sheet
music of one of the song hits of the
opera to each man in attendance. In-
dications point to a strong demand
for the 500 available tickets, as there
are many new students on the campus
at the beginning of the second semes-
ter who have not seen the opera, in
addition to the hundreds who desire
to be present at the opening of the
theater itself.
The asbestos curtain, which was
hung yesterday, is said by critics to be
better than the curtains in most of
the large theaters. Artists and dec-
orators have been busy the past two
weeks giving the final touches to the
auditorium of the theater, the stage
and the dressing rooms downstairs.
VANITY FAIR NOMINATES j
FROST FOR "HALL OF FAME"
Chosen as One of Five Men for His
Excellent Interpretation
of New England

APPEAR ON CHORAL UNION SERIES
IN PLACE OF RAISA AND
RIMINI .
Claire Dux, soprano, and Bronislaw
Huberman, violinist, have been engag-
ed to appear on the Choral Union se-
ries on the evening of March 14, tak-
ing the place of Rosa Raisa and Gia-
como Rimini; who were obliged to
cancel their Ann Arbor engagement
on account of change of plans of the
Chicago Opera association.
Miss Dux has established herself as
one of the outstanding international
personages in the operatic and concert
fields. She is 'a truly cosmopolitan ar-
tist.' The Poils~h soprano is the first
professional musician in: her family.
Her mother was related to the fam-
ous Clara Schumann, wife of the great
composer. Miss Dux appeared at the
age of 12 in a school presentation of
"Hansel and Gretel," given by Miss
Dux and her schoolmates for the ben-
efit of the poor children of the town.
Since that early appearance she has
swiftly risen to a position' at the top
among concert and operatic sopranos.
Bronislaw H'uberman was born in
1882 in Russian Poland, and at the
age of 7.had made a name for himself
as a violinist. He then studied under
Joachim and in 1893 made public ap-
pearances in Amsterdam, Brussels
and Paris. Later he attracted the no-
tice of Adelina Patti, who engaged him
to appear at her farewell concert in
1905. His sensational success imme-
diately secured for him an engage-
ment of 12 concerts. Two years later
Brahms, after hearing the yiolinist
play one of his concertos, was over-
come with emotion. From -that day
his career as a master violinist was
assured:'
FEWER ENGfNEERS
ENROLL.THIS TERM

Promises Made by Repu1
1920 Primaries Not Ford
It Is Said
(By Associated Pres
Washington, Feb. 14. -
Harding thinks it is impr
raise by a bond issue at t
large sum of money- to fi
soldier, bonus, it was state(
the White House, and he i
ably opposed to the sugge
point, tax program or to a
any of the taxes that hav
pealed.
The executive wa~ repre
being favorably disposed t
bonus legislation and it w
sized that when he appea
the senate last July to ask I
actment be deferred he had
a position of hostility.
It also was stated that
made by Republicans in the
maries had not been lost s:
it was pointed out that no
had been set for the pass
adjusted compensation bill.
. Regard for Restored St
The attitude of the execut
added, had to be that of find
~and defensible condition o
fillment of the promisesnm
one hand and having rega
stored stability on the oth
It was said at the White
the President's views as to
would be transmitted in wi
chairman of the senate
committees dealing with t
tion. The communication 1
ed tomorrow.
Given to Committee M
The President's "position,
ed at the White House, wa
formally to the committee
who withheld comment pent
ceipt of the official letter.
them did say, however, ti
basis of the informal infor
question of how the bonus
financed rested just where
fore the house ways and r
committee drew up the tent
point tax suggestion.
Mr. Harding's objection t
gested bond issue and ta
was regarded in some qi
presaging a delay in the en
the bonus legislation unti
quent session of congress,
as was ascertained this w
interpretation. at the capita
ADDRESS CHANGES FOR
DAILY DUE BEFOR
Names and addresses of s
tering this semester and ti
dresses of students who ha
their location since last f
printed by The Daily in t

ad one of the succeed-
sent some of the photo-
ts of therhop. George
L, sets forth in "Half a
Hop History" a resume
nce the day of its inaug-
a Thinks the Hop Great
story,-by Dona'ld Coney,
rm of an interview with

,. .

Indications of decreased enrollment
in the engineering college for the next
semester were shown in the tentative
estimates recently taken, accordjig.
to Prof. L. A. Hopkins, secretary of'
the engineering ocllege. This decrease
is due tb business depression, profes-
sor Hopkins believes, and will be pro-
portional to the decrease of enroll-
ment in that school at the begining of
the last semester. Exact figures of
the enrollment decrease will be giv-
en out as soon as registration is com-
pleted.
MEMBERS ARE SELECTED FOR
UNION FRESHMAN ORCHESTRA

e of the guests.
Rene Talamon,associate 'professor
the French department, who recent-
returned from Washington, where
was interpreter at the Arms con-
rence, is thersubject of the frontis-
ece, drawn by James. House, Jr.,
EL.
"The Black Sheep Baas" is a criti-
im of modern writers and books by
D. E., '23. Herbert S. Case, '23, is
e author of "Great Men at the Arms
nference," an interview with Yasa-
Tahagi, a graduate student spe-
lizing in American history. Earl D.
bst, '94L, president of the Ameri
n Sugar Refining company, is the
thor of From State Street to Wall
reet." Under "A Glimpse at Col-
ge Contemporaries" appears "Ohio
ate," by M. Bowerman, Jr., '24, first
a series of four articles in which
udents will discuss their former
ma maters.
"Lightnin'," by Jack Jay, '25, is the
ory which was awarded the third
ize in the recent Chimes' short
ory contest. "Les Miserables" is a
ort story by Hardy Hoover, '23.

At least 1,000 more subscriptions for
the 1922 Michiganensian is the goal
which the solicitors for the book will
try to reach during the second cam-
paign to be held March 7 to 9. More
than 1,600 copies have been signed up
for so far.
The editors have issued notice that
during the coming campaign students'
will have their last dance to sign up;
for this year's 'Ensian. The price will
remain the same, $5.50 being the cash
price and.$6 for time payments.
A number of copies of old Michigan-
ensians have been placed on exhibit
in the main corridor of the Library
as well as some year books from other
universities.

club last month at the Whitney thea-'
ter, will be played in Port Huron this
Friday night and at Mt. Clemens on
Saturday under 'the direction of Prof.
J. Raleigh Nelson, of the English de-
partment. The same cast that appear-
ed in Ann Arbor will ; ake the trip,
the party, leaving here next Friday
noon..
The trip is being made at the spe-
cial request of Port Huron and other
St. Clair county alumni who witness-
ed the Comedy club play, "Bunty
Pulls the Strings," last year. Great
interest is being manifested, accord-
ing to reports received by the Ann
Arbor directors, by Port Huron alum-
ni. A number of Detroit people will
make the trip, a special interurban
car being provided for their accom-
modation. There will be a special in-
terurban car returning from Mt. Clem-
ens at 11:45 o'clock Saturday night
for the benefit of Detroit and Ann
Arbor people attending the play.
A series of entertainments for the
cast is being planned by the Port Hu+
ron committee. A reception and dance
are the chief parts of the program,
and other private parties will be 'giv-
en for the visiting students.
Dean Butt Confined to Home
Assistant Dean William H. Butts, of
the engineering college, has been con-
fined to his home several days with an

Robert Frost, along with four othera
men of national reputation in various;
fields of endeavor,his mentioned in the
February issue of Vanity Fair under
the heading: "We Nominate for the
Hall of Fame."
Under a picture of a bust of the
poet is the following inscription:
"Because in 'A Boy's Will,' 'North of
Boston,' and 'Mountain Interval' he
has more adequately interpreted New
England than any living poet; be-
cause he has given to traditional Eng-
lish blank verse a highly personal
form; because he preserves a relent-
lessly critical attitude toward his own
work; because this fine bust of him
is by Anoldo du Chene; and, finally,
because he has only recently accept-
ed a fellowship at the University of
Michigan."
The four other men who were nom-
inated were Lloyd Osbourne, Wolf-
gang Korngold, Allan Pollock, and
Daniel Frohman.

Members who were 'selected to have
places in the freshman Union orches-
tra were announced yesterday by
Carlton B. Peirce, '24M, chairman of
the Union music committee. These'
men, together with others who wish
to try out for the organization are
asked to meet at 7 o'clock tomorrow
night in room 308 of the Union. Those
who made the organization are Rich-
ard H. Crane, E. W. Brownbridge,
Carl G. Miller, first violins; George
C. Weitzel, Edward W. Wright, John
W. Conrad, second violins; Herbert'
Seidman, cello; Joseph .E. Michaels,'
bass viol; George W. Conover, clari-
net; M. L. Kiebler, oboe; Thomas E.
Fiske, bassoon; Donald F. Foe, cor-
net; Paul B. F. Pike; trombone; H.
B. Eshelman, C. W. Wilbur, percussion'
and tympani; F. L. Werthheimer,
piano.

CLIP THIS

a Directory supplement. I
the lists may be printed
possible, those who' have
corrections are asked to t
by Feb. 28. Names and ad
be typewritten, and subr
following form:

Name..............
Class...............
Address ................
Phone ..................
Home ....... ....
If a. correction please v
address or mistake to
rected...............
Mail the coupon to d
editor, The Michigan Dail
building, before Feb. 28.

Will Display War Re]
seral Library will plac
World war relics in the
r cases next week. All
ce men or others who
les which would be of i

ies

J

e an
low- Dow to\ Speak at Union Sunday ;
for- Alexander J. DoW, president of the
have Detroit-Edison company, will be the
inter- speaker at the Un on Sunday meeting
with at 3 o'clock next Sunday afternoon.
efore Mr. Dow will speak informally on pub-

Nine Held for Theater Collapse
Washington, Feb. 14.-Nine men
were ordered held by the coroner's
jury which brought in a verdict to-
night in connection with the collapse
of the Knickerbocker theater Jan.
28, resulting in the death of 98 per-
50a5,

Sundwall to Speak at High School
Dr. John Sundwall, director of Stu-
dent s' Physical welfare, will address
the Parent-Teachers' association at 8
o'clock this evening in the high school
auditorium. His subject will be
"Mental Hviene." The meeting is

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