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MARCH 9, 1924




French May Offer These Islands As
Part Payment On War Debt To America
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Cold Corpse On

Threshold Provides
For Frightened Son

C. A. News

Ideas niderlying the old-time fic- of a dark winter's night, has

A rich, warm romance of India seas
--breathing the pungent fragrance of
the Orient-mysterious, inexplicable!
Such is the story of "The Man From
Brodney's" which features at the
Wuerth today through Wednesday.
A young American tangled in court,
intrigue, put to the supreme test to
save the girl he loves-a princess of'
royal blood! Such is the plot around
which the story of "The Man Froma
Brodney's" is woven. Then, a strange
will, bequeathing millions,.enters into
the story as a sinister menace to the'
happiness of 4hose who would benefit.
Palatial palaces and gorgeous man-
sions in settings of tropical splendor
form the'background of the picture.
Most of the settings are on the Island
of Japat in the South Seas. The cast,
headed by J. Warren Kerrigan, in-
cludes Alice Calhoun, Wanda Hawley,
Miss DuPont, Pat O'Malley and Katth-
leen Key.
A special feature comedy, Will!
Rogers in "Two Wagons-Both Cov-
ered," a clever satire 'on "The Cover-
ed Wagon," Felix the cat, in "Felix
Gets Left," and "Fun From the Press,"
conclude the Wuerth program for the"
early par, of the wek.
"On the; Banks of the Wabash," in-
spired by Paul Dresser's .famous song
of the same name, features at the
Wuerth Thursday through Saturday.
The action takes place at Cranberry
Corners, a small town on the banks of
the Wabasiriver in Indiana. The splen-
did cast includes Mary Carr, Burr Mc-
Intosh, Jaimes WMrrison, Madge Evans
and Mary 14acLdron.
Booth 'Tarkington evinced a keen in-
terest in the. filming of his story, "Pied
Piner Malone.? written 'especially for

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Special and private dining rooms
are available to grouns of students
wishing to hold small dinners or
luncheons. Arrangements may be
made by calling at the desk in the
main lobby.
Paul Dahlbery '25, has been wp-
zninted head of a new committee to
be known as the Building committee,
the functions of this body are to keep
the building in full use by the stu-
dents of the University, thus insuring
that the fullest rossible benefit from
the building will be derived.
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tically every organization in Ann
Arbor, including both university and
business circles, are expected to co-
operate in the movement.
Plans to publish the S. C. A. Bulle-
tin, on the order of the one which was
put out as a regular campus publica-
tion several years ago, are being made
by the publicity department of the

Members of a Washtenaw,. so
were aroused recently about
tiri-y o'clock by the persistent
ing of their door and telephone
and when a search was institut
discover the cause of the commi
it was discovered that the body
man was resting across the thre
immediately outside the.front d
This fact was ascertained th

tion story so Popular years ago, in been revived and improved upon
which cruel paicuts depcrted their Arbor. It is now the fashlo
children on the doorsteps in the dead
distribute corpses about the fi
27-May 3. RCI) sentatives CrE,: rac-lawns or doorsteps of any frie
,hom you particularly wish to hu

association. a window, and it was debated for
Another meeting of the leaders of atime as to whether any closer it
the campus, in all lines of activities, gation should be attempted. F
is being planned for the near future. The date for the S. C. A. Fresh Air after deciding that discretion wi
Last year the meeting was attended by camp drive has been set for May 6.:etter part of valor, the police
more tUhan 30 students, and President The committee in charge of this drive tirtne or. The officers disco
Burton gave the address of the day. will meet at 4:00 o'clock today in Lane that the victim of the murder co
This year it is planned to have even Hall to discuss plans for the drive. e. mainly of a carefully dlothes
a greater number, and the .work for et straw and a nainted balloon
the coming college year, in all its Organization of the Michigan-India and after unsuccessfully searchi:
p>hases, is to be discussed. Club is being effected by Norman giCounds for the authors of the tr
~i bnue Pr~ay igh attheJohnson, '24, who states that he cx- the police took the body back
S t a banuet TFriday nirht at thepects to have a club of more than 200 station with them. The corps(
Chamber of Commerce, Boy's Week members before the end of the year. be held there for 4dentificatiol
was inaugurated in this city as a de- A short meeting will be held next it is announced that anyone a
finite part of the International Boy's Wednesday night, when officers will be plishing this feat may receive a
Week program. The dates for the elected, 'and the general purpose of meit of the clothes which conceal
campaign were announced as April the club outlined. disguised the mysterious dumin



Although it is denied .in Washing-'
ton, the report persists in Paris that,
the French. are considering turning
over their possessions in the West}
Indies, to the United States in part I

payment of the $3;000,000,000 war debtt
of France to this country. The is-
lands, it is declared, would be of use
to the United States as naval and
aerial bases in the defense of the Pan-
ama Canal.



Thomas Meighan, which plays at the
Arcade belinning today through
Thursday. Mr. Tarkington was on the
"sets" during the filming of a greater
part of the-scenes for the story.
Seafaring folls, who have in the
past made fun of the seamanship dis-'
played in motion pictures of the sea,
will have little chance to criticize
Thomas Meighan's "Pied Piper Ma-
lone." :'The action of the story takes
place at Kennebunkport, Booth Tark-
ington's jumir home town, and alll
the -.extrz gjsgre lydb p w o
were fair y awi ars their
hands. Lois Wilson is the leading
lady in this sailorman's romance.
William John Locke, author of "Thel
Tale of Triona," which is picturized
under the title "The Fool's Awaken-
ing," appears at the Arcade on Friday
and Saturday of this week. It tells
of John Briggs, an Englishman of
humble parentage, who built up a fic-

titious past and spent in consequence
several difficult years trying to live
up to his imposture. Enid Bennett
plays the leading feminine role. In
addition to Miss Bennett the cast of
'The Fool's Awakening" includes Har-
rison Ford, Mary Alden, Lionel Bel-
more, Harry Northup and Alec
Glenn Hunter makes his debut as
a star in Paramount pictures under
the most favorable auspices in "West
of the Water Tower," which features
at the Majestic theater today through
The story is "The Miracle Man,.''

Jimmy Carr and his band in an act
that has just completed a tour of the
Eastern Keith circuit, including tue
Palace in New York and Cleveland,
will be the week's stage feature. Also
Lymon Howe Hodge Podge and a new
Aesop Fable cartoon.
Shirley Mason in "Love Letters," is
to be anticipated the last three days
of the week. Miss Mason appears in
all her loveliness as the heroine of
the novel comedy. Jimmy Carr's band
in a new program, a comedy and.news,
conclude the Majestic entertainment
Thursday through Saturday.
William.Russell in "When Odds are
Even," featured at the Orpheum to-
day through Tuesday, is a drana of a
modern Marco Polo, who circumnavi-
gates the globe, having a friend at the
beginning-and a sweetheart at the
end. Wednesday and Thursday Gladys
Brockwell in "The Drug Traffic," a
comedy and a Pathe review, constitute
the program. Jack Hoxie in "Gal-
l1pin' Through," Ruth Roland in
"Haunted Valley," and Fox news
makes up the Orpheuni on Friday and

As a permanent memorial to "Dick"
Hall the first Michigan man to die in
thek World War, and to other fallen
comrades of Michigan, the Richard N.
Hall Post No. 422 of the Veterans of
Foreign Wars have requested permis-
sion of the Regents to place their
stand of colors in Alumni Memorial
hall. The colors, with the case in
which it is proposed to place them,'
are worth approximately $1,500. Per-
mission to place the colors has not
yet been grantd by the Regents, ac-
cording to a repre ertive -Of tie
local post.
The stand of colors consists of the
five following flags: The national
colors, the post colors, the University
colors, the Red Cross banner, and the
national colors of France. The flagsj
are of an unusual quality in that they
are all of silk anid embroidered on
either side.

"My Goodness,


"Over the Hill" and "Humoresque"I
rolled into one. It is the tale of a
tragedy, grim and real-of the rapid
rsetofavor and decline of Junction
City's prize boy, portrayed by Glenn
Hunter. As Guy Plummer, the son of
the city's orthodox minister, Mr.
Hunter falls in love with Bee Chew,
daughter of the town's wealthy law-
yer. Guy is forbidden by his father to
see Bee because of Mr. Chew's atheis-
tic tendencies. Ernest Torrence, as
the Rev. Mr. Plummer plays opposite
May McAvoy as Bee.!



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