given a standing vote of thanks by pentance by overflowing the hall on
U Sw A N U 'T !1 j the entire community. Until Thursday all symphony nights this year. There
no dancing of the first order had been is still time for Ann Arbor to save
MAX EWING seen in Ann Arbor since the night its symphonic soul. Cards of for-
two years ago when Michel Fokine giveness for any past symphonic sins
and Vera Fokina, in competition with of omission may be secured by apply-
The Smart Set," as everyone must The company is second rate only W. J. Bryan who- lectured in Hill ing at the box office in Hill Auditor-
'The Auditorium, appeared at the Whitney ium tomorrow evening. The doors
know, is running a series of piercing when compared to snch a lofty instI Theater in a program of their own thereof, I believe, will open at seven
articles on "The Higher Education In tution as the Metropolitan. It is c- dance creations before an audience of thirty.
tainly vastly superior to the usual pce dto
America." This month the University y pocket edition proportions. The fact
of California is held before the criti- travelingorofupe.rRim- that Hill Auditorium was practically
cal spotlight by Stephen Fitzroy, who sky-Korsakoff's "Snego u r o t c h k a" several days ahead bespeaks either a
in his remarks on the football indus- (The Snow Maiden) on Saturday night Bdadame de Stael, Her Trials and Tri-
y t tin Orchestra Hall had only one seri- thetic appreciation, a sudden abun umphs, by Andrew C. P. Haggard.
ous defect. This was that the Snow dance of ready money, or seme other (Doran) $5.00.
any man who stayed away from a Maiden herself in the form of Olga ne bu ratifynystate of ffar The Judge, by Rebecca West. (Doran)
big game to attend a performance of Kazanskaya had no spark of poetic Whatever the cause of it is, may it $2.50.
'Hedda Gabler' would be looked upon imagination, but walked colorlessly continue and have its effect on the Prejudices, Third Series, by H. L.
as an idiot by his fellows. But such through the part, raidng her arms at Symphony season which opens tomor- Menken. (Knopi) $2.50.
appropriate moments, but doing little The Bright Shawl, by Joseph Herge-
a thing never really happens," From else. Of course she is supposed to be row night, sheimer. (Knopf) $2.00.
this I fear that in the eyes of Call- made of ice, but even an icicle need * * One of Ours, by Willa Cather. (Rnopf)
fornians I must be approaching the not be wooden. One longed for Lu- The slight attendance at the sym- $2.50,
last stages of idiocy; for last Satur- crezia Boi. phony concerts last year was nothing They Call 31e Carpenter, by Upton Sin-
deliberately and under the Rubinstein's "The Demon" on Sun. short of disgraceful. Brutal though clair. (Boni and Liveright) $175.
day, quite day afternoon brought forth on the it is to disillusion any possible out- Talks to College Men, by Howard
influence of nothing save my own de- whole a greater percentage of good of-town rgaders, it must be recorded Bement. (Revell).
sires, I went to Detroit to attend two singing The opera was mounted im- that Ann Arbor actually permitted The Things That Are Caesar's, by G.
performances of Russian Opera, know- pressively, and it is to the credit of Ossip Gabrilowitsch to bring his or- M Walker. (Published by the
ing full well that a "big game" of the cast that the absurd story seemed chestra here five times last winter author).
the first magnitude was then being almost convincing. Jakob Lukin was to play before so many rows of empty
played at Columbus. I am very sin- an admirable Demon, at once fiend- seats that I was never able to get them WHOI WELLS, OF COURSE
cere when I say that in my opinion ish and sympathetic. Beautiful both counted during intermissions. I do "He has the happy satisfaction of
a- performance of "Snegourotchka" in vocally and dramatically was the Ta- not see how the community can lift knowing that though the professors
the American Middle West is an event mara of Marie Mashir. The manage- up its artistic head and look Saint may rage, the plain folks read him
of greater import than any possible ment should guard this singer well, Cecelia in the face until it has re- gladly."-Art and Archaeology on the
ball game in that region. If such an lest she be lured away into other ac- pented and vigorously shown its re- "Outline of History."
opinion is considered abnormal, per- tivities in America, as Ina Bourskaya
verse, degenerate, or idiotic by any- has been.
one outside of California, Hippo- *
cleides does not care. It is not my The week just closing in Ann Arbor
purpose here to defend my prefer- has been a notable one artistically.
ences, but to discuss the Russian The Elman recital Tuesday night was j r 'IT
Opera. a thing of rare beauty. Any detailed a3
" The Russian Grand Opera Company, remarks on it would be superfluous S
now in its second season here, is an here. Indeed, the Elman recital has
organization for which a mighty Hymn become such an institution that de-
of Thanksgiving should be sung by all tailed accounts of it are almost super- DIAMONDS always bu l aray v i
music-maniacs who are so unfortun-fluous anywhere. To say that he ap-
ate as to live west of the Hudson. In peared is sufficient to indicate the same quality that we carry in our stock.
our musical provinces the master- size and cordiality of the audience; O a t-
pieces of Russian Opera have been, and to enumerate the compositions he of a a p
until recently, not only unheard but played is to say that they were played num is exquisite and we have some remarkably good values.
almost unheard of. Even at the Met- with a'finish and skill of the most un- We'll be leased to have you call on us.
ropolitan. the Russian repertoire is common sort. p y
pitifully small. But the best thing s..
about the R5sl1ia Opera Company 15 For bringing into our midst this SCHLANDERER & SEYFRIED
not thnt it gives us Russian opera at week the two supreme American dane- JEWELERS
all, but that it gives it excellently. ers, Ruth St. Denis and Ted $hawn, 113 East Liberty Street
the Glee Club is deservant of being
For action pictures,
use a Graflexr.
the speeding backs,
the crashing line,.the
punter's toe in clear,
And the picture is
made just as you see
it-right side up-in
the focusing hood
Come in and exam-
ine a Graflex-we'll
explain how it works.
3wta State St
E. & S. 'Uniersity Aes.
"For of all sad words of tongue or pen,
The saddest are these: 'It might have been'."
EE to it that these words have no meaning in
your life. The only insurance against 'disap-
pointment is a savings account. Backed up by a
well-filled pass-book you can meet Opportunity
half-way, or throttle circumstance to your own
ends. You're the sort of "lucky" chap who
makes his own opportunities, and profits by
them. You may be reasonably sure that the man
to whom "everytomorrow is a vision of hope,
and every yesterday a dream of happiness nev-
er neglected the savings bank.
Te An ArbrSvnsBk
"The, Vsnk of,Triend k Seritse
Re@ROurCCis- *,&Ot 0O