VOL. XXXIV No. 60 ANN ARBOR, MICHIGAN, SUNDAY, DECEMBER 2, 1923 '
St. Denis Knows
Ann Ar or Well
Ruth St. Denis, "the rhythm of the
world," mentioned on her recent visit
to Ann Arbor that she has a special
interest in the University of Michi-
gan. More than fifty years ago her
mother took work in the Medical
school, a fact which proved of the
utmost importance in Miss St. Denis'
Since the days of her earliest
Of Oxford Life
Emerson F. Greeman, '23, is .study-
y to Compose
POPULAR COURSES PREPARE
FOR ENROLLMENT INCREASE
Expansion in practically all depart- youth Miss St. Denis' life has been
1ments will mark the 1924 Summer dominated by the principles of hygi-
session upon the. completion of plans ene upon which her mother as a phy-
sician insisted. Her mother is still
now being formulated under the di- living, and is described by the dancer
rection of Dean Edward H. Kraus. as one of the inspirations of her art.
With a greater variety of courses, and "Really, you .know, Ann Arbor has
more prominent educators to be as- a real meaning to me," she declared
sembled in the University than any effusively. "So many times I have
other year, administrative heads are fheard my mother mention it that it
anticipating a larger enrollment than almost seems like home to me.
at any time in the history of the ses-I
Appointments from the University
faculty have already been mailed out
from the office of Dean Kraus, aid nnr
many men prominent in their field of ned t a n ao h u u h
educational endeavor throughout the
country are being considered as fac-
ulty members. Correspondence has CONTINENT CONTAINS CHIEF DE
been opened with several concerning POSITS ESSENTIAL TO
The most notable expansion in the
coming summer will be in the School "The New Steel Industry of Aus-
of Education work and in the Medical trali," is the title of an article in
school. The courses in educational the November issue of Michigan
administration have been increasing-
ly popular during the past few years, Technic written by Prof. William H.
according to Dean Kraus, and it is in Hobbs, head of the geology depart-
response to this demand that the va- ment. The article is based on Pro-
riety of courses offered is being in. fessor Hobbs' observance of the sit-
creased. As has been the case for uation of this industry in Australia
many years, a course for practition- last summer, and on a paper on the
ers will .be offered in some special subject by Mr. David Baker, general
line of recent deevlopment in the manager of the Broken Hills Proprie-
field of medicine. Instruction will tary Company of Australia.
also be offered in homeopathy and While an isolated continent, Aus-
materia medica. tralia has a wealth of natural re-
The course in library methods will sources until recently unexploited
be enlarged to meet the increasing according to the article, and the de-
demand for instruction in this work. posits of iron and coal are amazingly
Last year 98 students elected courses extensive. Ore, running from 57 to
in this department. Courses again 68 per cent in iron, is mined and
will be given in fine arts. Other de- smelted by two companies, both or-
partments which: bwill enlargentheir ganized in the last decade at Lithgow
curricula to a csonsiderable etent are and Newcastle, New South Wales.'
the following: chemistry, Greek, his- Large modern mills for working
tory, landscapedesign, Latin, philos- the iron and steel have been erected,
ophy, psychology, political science, oe of them having a capacity of
public speaking, physics, rhetoric, and 1,000 tons of rails alone per day, and
the output could be doubled with1
Work in' the canIps operated by the Ise. C6rrugated roofing, an article1
University in connection with the greatly in demand in Australia, is
Summer session will be considerably .another product which is now being
enlarged and facilitated by the addi- manufactured in great quantity on!
tions to the' equipment which are be- the island continent.
ing made. Both the biological and More than 230,000,000 tons of ore
engineering camps will open up se- are estimated to remain in reserve in
eral new structures next summer. in Australia at the present time, and
For the first time the attendance at coal deposits of a particularly good
the surveying camp at Douglas lake cooking variety are vast and practic-
will be limited to one session. ally untouched.
Last year ll of the states, the Dis---
trict of Columbia, and 24 foreign1 u nIrTu rXHIBITS
coutreswee epesntd n hA I O u~ T BXIT I~
Summer session enrollment .of 3,054
students. This makes the session
second only to that of Columbia uni- .ROUP OFWTER COLORS
versity in cosmopolitan character.
One thousand of those in attendance The exhibition of water colors in
had received degrees previous to The upper gallery of alumni memorial
their enrollment. It is expected there hall under the auspices of the Ann
the registration. The budget for theA.s'n
session., $195,045.80, represents a con- amon its pictures some remarkably
siderable increase over last year. neauty painature paintinge iOver
Commenting on the decrease in the exhibition, works of not only Amen-
regular students ' enrolled, Dean can but European and Asiatic artists.
Kraus . recently outlined the advan- They were collected by the Chicago
tages Incident to the work in the Art Institute for the purpose of send-
summer. "First," he said, "there are ing them on a tour throughout the
smaller classes; next there is contact country.
with serious-minded and mature men Foremost among them is an inter-
and women actively engaged in edu- pretation of a muleteer in a mountain
cation, the opportunity of pursuing, pass. Shadows have been the medium
courses with instructors from other whereby the artist creates an Atmos-
institutions, and finally, the possibil- phere of beauty and charm. This work
ity of gshortening the term of rest- has attracted much favorable com-
dence in the University. It is to be ment from the Art Association mem-~
hoped that an increasingly large. bers. The artist has not been named.
number of students will consider The exhibition will remain until
these advantages in assuming work December 9, when it will be returned
in the Summer session."I to the Chicago Art Institute. .
ing anthropology and technology at
Jesus College, Oxford University, this
year. While here in the University,
Greenman engaged in research work
in archaeology, and worked with the
In a letter received recently by Dr.
Wilber B. Hinsdale, of the University
Museum, Greeman writes: "We are
still looking for an apartment, and
until we find one we are putting up
at an Oxford hotel. Admittance to
the University was quite a ceremony.
The vice-chancellor spoke some
words in Latin to us thirty at a time,
and then we were admitted to all du-
ties, rights and privileges of the uni-
"Lectures are formal-that is, cap
and gown, but laboratory work is in-
formal, not a cap and gown, but a
Greenman plans to remain at Ox-#
ford for the rest of this year and thenl
go to the Paris-American school,
"after which I will be ready to return
to my native land-the land of fur-
naces, good coffee, and wooden
houses," he says. 11
Greenman is one of the five stu-
dents from Michigan now at Oxford.
Co CgoA PLANS YULETIE
PROGRAM FOR CHILDREN'
COMMITTEE TO OBTAIN FUNDS
BY GENERAL STUDENT
f quets for tickets threateningr to ab-.
MUSIC OF 01
VtILL BE TI
Sword, '24, and Kratz, '2
Songs For Annual
sorb the complete supply comes from:
the fourteen other cities where the MM IF
opera will play. VE RN EI
Tickets for the opera have never mcas o
met such a demand as was encoun-' ~I
tered In New York. Tlie opening
date is still more than two weeks off, BURTON APPO
but nearly all of the desirable seats FIND HOW 0,
have been sold. This remarkable ad- SOLVE1
vance sale is unprecedented in the
1E K ES
Ihistory of the opera, and easily out-
strips the sale in the other cities on
CROSS CHOSEN TO RITE.
A series of articles by prominent
historians from the more prominent
universities of the United States is
being printed, one each month, by
Current History Magazine. Michigan
has been honored by having a profes-
sor of History, Arthur Lyons Cross,
chosen to write upon the subject,
"The British Empire." Others who
are well known and who are on the
program, are Albert Bushnell Hart, of
Harvard, on United tates and Cau-
ada; Harry T. Collins, Pennsylvania.
on South America; Richard H1. Dab-
Virginia, on Minor European
States; William S. Davis, Minnesota,
on France and Belgium; Chas. W.
Haskett, Texas, on Mexico and Cen'
tral America; Fred. A. Ogg, Wiscon-
sin, on Eastern Europe and the Balk-
, ans; A. Petrunkevitch, Yale, on Rus-
sia and the Baltic States; Wm. R.
Shepherd, Columbia, on Germany and
Austria; and Albert Howe Lyber, Illi-
nois, on Turkey and the Near East;
Lilly R. Taylor, Vassar, on Italy; and
Payson Trent, Stamford, on the Far
Announcement has been made of a
committee appointed recently by
President Marion L. Burton to inves-
tigate the guidance given to students
in choosing their courses of study at
"At Dartmouth," said Prof. Edimund
E. Day, head of the economics de-
partment, "a system for solving this
problem to some extent has been in
existence for several years. Richard
W. Husband's official title there is
'Director of Personal Research,' andl
his duties along this line are to keep
in touch with the students; if he ob-
serves any serious misfits in the var-
ious departments, he attempts to start
them on the right track without fur-
The committee appointed consists
of the following members of the Fac-
ulty: Prof. Edmund E. Day, head of
the economics department. Dean Jean
Hamilton, Dean Joseph A. Bursley,
Prof. Henry E. Riggs of the civil en-
gineering department, Prof. George F.
Myers of the education department,
and Prof. Jesse S. Reeves of the poli-
tical science department.
This is essentially a fact-finding
committee to report to the conference
of deans the ways in which other col--
leges solve the problems of 'vocationi-
al guidance and the operations of
More than 200 needy children com- I
Not the least of the troubles which (nMore hbr0ngedy chidrom
ing from neighboring towns and from
the mnanager, of the Union opera en- the local hospital will be entertained
counter yearly is that of satisfying and given a Christmas dinner at 3
the demands of alumni regarding the o'clock Tuesday, Dec. 11, in Lane hall
cities to be visited on the tour. This auditorium. A complete program
year more than fifty cities requested suitable for the children is tobear-
ranged under the auspices of theaS.
that the show perform for them, and C. A.
the success with which it is meeting A Christmas tree will be erected
this year will probably increase this which will be fully decorated and nu-
total, officials say. From the num- merous features will be staged for
ber of requests, tours of the east, the enjoyment of the children. In
west, and south :were possible this order to defray expenses for the af-"
year. fair a drive will be begun this Thurs-
Above are further reasons why the day on the campus, and it is hoped'
publicity for the Mimes production is the campus will support the move-
nation-wide. Despite the apparent ment. Following the policy of last
endlessness of photographs of the year, members of the Y. W. C. A. will
cast, each new one catches the read- aid the committee in charge of the
er's eye. The ladies at the top left affair.
and the bottom are Lionel E. Ames, The committee in charge of the,
'24, and James McCabe, '25, appears dinner includes R. C. Straub, '25,
on the upper right. chairman; Laurence Dooge, ' '24;
---- IRalph Byers, '24; Clarence Kersten,
1 '25; David Bromberg, '25; C. A. Ste-
Tj 9 vens, '26; Elmer Lautner, '26; Louise
L.LU tJU Gallaway, '24; Ruth Rankin, '26; El-
lura Harvey, '25; Verena Moran, '25;
OAY Thelma Stevenson, '24; and Jessica
Costa Rica is not, as popular opin- AncestorIRuled
ion has it, a hot and unlivable coun- ,Acsu
try, but has a particularly healthful ichiogafnIndian
and pleasant climate, according to Lives In Hovel'
Mr. J. L. Peralta, who recently lec-_
tured on "Modern Costa Rica" before K s i
l Kalkaska, 'Mich., Dec; 1-(A.P.)-
La Sociedad Hispanica. Mr. Peralta The fortunes of Jim Pontiac, who is
was the second of a series of speak- but four generations removed from
ers that this society is presenting to forebears who once ruled a portion of
the University. Michigan unrestrained, have come to
Agriculture is the principal occu- Ia' sad pass. The man who claims- to
pation of the people, declared Mr.: be the 'great grandson of the mighty
Peralta, who illustrated his lecture l Chief Pontiac, Indian leader, is living
with lantern slides of well-kept ba- in poverty near Sharon, this county.
nana and pineapple plantations and; Several Cadillac clubt women re-
coffee fields. These three products cently visited his tumble down shack.
compose the bulk of Costa Rica's It was squalid and lacking in necessi-
trade, he stated. j ties. There were holes in the wall
Costa Rica has probably the best large enough to pass a hand through.
educational system of any Latin There was a single bed, although Pon-
American country, Mr. Peralta as- tiac is the father of 11 'children, six.
soarted. Popular education has made of whom make their home with him.
such rapid strides that buildings of Jim Pontiac said he was married
all sorts are being utilized for class- 30 years ago. Two of his daughters
rooms. have been married and three are at
Mr. Peralta is a native of Costa the Mt. Pleasant Indian school. His
R ca, and a graduate of the Normal wife is at the Wexford county sani-
school there. He came to this coun- tarium suffering from tuberculosis
try six years ago, graduated from the that followed a winter spent in the
State Teacher's college of South Da- drafty shack. , The children at home.
kota, and since then has been teach- the Cadillac women found, are thinly
ing Spanish. clad. A calico garment, in most
cases, is all each wears.
Pontiac, like some of his ancestors,
BALLADS TO PREDOMINATE
IN NOVEL MUSICAL S(
Music for this year's Union
"Cotton Stockings," will be o:
to a point never before attaine
Mimes production, it is said by
who have heard Union Opera
for a number of years. Ballad
peculiar to the musical comed
of play is varied with lighter
that are certain to prove "
Kemp Keena, '20, director::
opera orchestra, declares.,teS d
Charles Sword, '24, and '9
Kratz, '24, have united in pro
the music for this year's oper
addition to writing mity of the
Sword wrote the book for the
while Kratz is general chairn
"My\ Lady on the Tapestry"
of the songs that will probal
remembered in connection wit
year's show, according to Mr.
It is of the ballad type, in whi
"ladies" of the' show girls'
parade the stage gowned in
dresses during the singing
number by Barrie Hill, '25, wlo
the part of Richard Service.
Of a similar nature is "12
another song that Is sung by I
connection with the show girls'
us. The members of the chori
rade the stage in this song witi
faces partially covered with the
that ar) the subject of the n
Lionel E. Ames, '24, playll
leading female role in the opera
several songs that are amon
most prominent. "Little Lady"
other number that Ames sings i
nection with the girls' chorus
The comedy element in oi
presented by James Dresbach, '
Crosby Reese, '25, who play
site each other in the show. '
their songs, !"You ought to S
Now" is of the light catchy ty
is certain to make a permane
pressfon on the audience who h
Of the opposite type is one
songs sung by Vernon Myei
playing the ledding male role
song, "The Waltz," sung .in
tion with Ames, is of le classi
The finale of the opera thi
will combine some of te most'
features ever attemptd in a
production. A new Michigan
of the march type will be intri
at this time, while famous o
lege songs are given as counter
dies. The stage settings are
ially adapted to the son'gs.
Geneva, Dec. 1-(A.P.)-Wh,
be the largest observatory it
world, with a telescope more :
ful than that at Mount Wil
Greenwich, is to be built on .
Saleve, located on French terr
few miles from Geneva.
The observatory will be the
France of the Hindu millionair
neer and scientist, Assan Din
his wife,v'who was Miss Mary W
Shillito, of CincinnatI. The b
instruments and installation w:
The telescope lens' will h
diameter o'f -105- inches, or 5
greater than the Mount Wilson
-Toda In T
First Methodist Church
"A League of Youth" will be the
subject of Rev. Stalker's sermon at
10:30 o'clock this morning at the First1
Methodist church. Bible classes will
meet at Wesley Hall at noon and there
wail be Open House at the hall be-
tween 4:30 and 6:30 o'clock, student
supper being served at 5:30 o'clock.
At 6:30 o'clock Mr. Wilfred Hocking
will conduct the Wesleyan Guild De-
votienal meeting, which will be im-
mediately followed by a lecture by
Rev. C. Wallace Petty, of Pittsburgh,
Rev. H. A. Jump has chosen for his
sermon text, "Thanksgiving, a Festi-
val of the Pilgrim Fathers," for the
10:45 o'clock service this morning.]
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East and Africa.
In order to facilitate the organiza-
tion of these many different profess-
he Churches --- ors, a Board of Associates has been
formed. This Board is to cooperate
with Current History Magazine ii
bringing to the mind of the people the
gregation on the subject, "A Plea For exact status of the European and As-
the Silent Hour." Student bible iatic countries, and at the same time
classes will gather at noon. All are to furnish as nearly unbiased opinions
welcome to the social hour and Open from sources conceded to be the best,
House at 5:30 o'clock. This will be on not only the historical aspect but
followed at 6:30 o'clock by the Christ- upon the present day diplomatic sit-
ian Endeavor meeting, led by Dwight uation as well. If the plan as now
Krumboltz, '24L. The subject of dis- worked out is a success, it is to be re-
cusslon will be, "What It Means to peated in future years.
be a Christian."r
St. Andrew's Episcopal Church COMPANY T
Holy Communion will be given at BUILD
8 o'clock at St. Andrew's Episcopal NEW PHONE OFFICE
Church and at the 10:30 o'clock ser-
vice Rev. Henry Lewis will deliver Work on the new building which is
the sermon. Student bible classes will
meet at noon and at the 5 o'clock being erected for the Michigan Tele-
evening service Mr. Webb will give phone company on Washington street
the address. The speaker at the stu- is progressing rapidly and the com-
dent supper, served at 6 o'clock, will pany hopes to be able to occupy it
be Dea~n Alfred HT . lrnyeiwho will .-. ft'..,the i frst f nthe vp'rta
1 ~A i'.'lts ,
"Potash and Perhutter," a First
National picture produceJ by Samuel
Goldwyn, which will be the attract ion
beginning today and continuing
through Thursday, as a stage produc-
tion is one of the greatest. laughing
hits of the decade. It has been pro-
duced in 20 different languages. Be-
sides the comedy feature, however,
it also contains numerous dramatic
situations. The picture is a murder
TO GATHERIN, LONDONI
The story centers around the ad-
ventures of two composite clothing
partners. One of the most laughable
sequences devolves about Abe Pot-
ash's earnest endeavors to interest
a group of clothing buyers in his lat-
est styles. Unable to engage a com
petent designer and live models, Abe
exhibits a mechanical model which
furnishes his hearers with further
Associated advertising clubs of the
world will convene in London next!
July in what they claim to be the]
first world congress of business men.
More than fifteen hundred delegates
are already pledged from America.
They will come from nearly every
state in the Union and from Canada.
Michigan will be represented by ap-
proximately 200 men.
Lou E. Holland, president of the
associated advertising clubs, states
lives by trapping. He had a gun, hej
said, but it was taken from him be-
cause of an alleged infraction of the
game laws. Now he is obliged to rely
upon his traps and an occasional- ac-
curately flung stone.
It was in Oakland county-the lead-
ing city of which was named after:
him-that Chief Pontiac held sway in
the middle of the 18th century, and it
was there the historic pow-wow that
preceded the attack upon the British
was held. Defeated, Chief Pontiac
and his Indians retreated to the Oak-
land county lakes on the shores of
which they lived for several years
until the border of civilization ad-
vanced and the day of the white man's
rule superceded the red man's reign.
Washington, Dec. 1-(A.P.)--
ness full of bugs, for a ba
horse," was the true literal ti
tion for a single-horse buggy $,
which a Spanish translator us
an Americai exporter's advertis
according to the Department of
merce. The department used t
an illustration of how faulty a
correct translations of circular
advertisements not only fail ti
vey the meaning, intended, bu
quently make a company ridi
in the eyes of prospective purc
Other translations have be
ridiculous,. the department
Vacuum cleaners have been
"cleaners of emptiness"; mi
wrenches, "wrenches for moi
and iron washers, "machines to
Students lust Be Vaceinal
Unvaccinated students will
from the Health service with th
few days if they do not volut