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f Panhandle Petition Con-
To rake Territory
Of District

Electricity Proves Itself Mightier Than Steam
In Terrific Struggle Of Powerful Locomotives


Ignace Jan Paderewski in Detroit last
year has led the Philharmonic-Central
Concert company, to bring- him there
for another piano recital ?Monday eve-
ning, Jan. 14, in Arcadia auditorium.
Paderewski's program is one of char-I
acteritsic immensity: some Bach, the
Beethoven sonata in D minor, Op. 31,
the Brahms variations on a theme by
Paganini, the Liszt fantasia on Moz-
art's "Don Giovanni," and a Chopin
group embracing the E major Noc-
turne, the B flat minor Scherzo, the A
flat Ballad, the C sharp minor Maz-
urka and a Polonaise.
Madame Louise Homer, one of the
greatest contraltos of this generation,
has not been heard in Detroit for sev-
eral seasons and special interest is
therefore being manifested in her re-
cital Mondzy evening, Jan. 21, in Or-
chestra hall under the auspices of the

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uneau, Alaska, Jan. 2.-(By AP)-
tehood for the southeastern part of
.ska, the Panhandle, is expected
'n to be asked of congress. Mean-
ile residents of that district, ex-
ssing themselves in a convention
-e last month, have asked congress
form the territory of South Alaska.
his part of Alaska embraced, when
census of 1920 was taken, 21,433
Alaska's population of 57,000, liv-
in 115,000 of the 590,884 square
es of the northwestern corner of
North American continent that
mident Lincoln's secretary of state,
lliam H. Seward, bought from
ssia for $7,000,000.
'he proposed territory or state, for
ose formation the convention pre-
'ed two memorials to congress andl
med a suggested organic act, would
lude all the first judicial division
Alaska in its present status and
)ut one-third of the third judicial
ision. Thb first division is the
nbandle, a strip running about
enty miles wide between British
lumbia and the Pacific Ocean.
e third division is southwestern
iska, including all the couthern
st running from the nothern end
the Panhandle far out to the end
thh Aleutian Islands.
[he promoters of separate state-
>d for South Alaska were inspired,
:ording to numerous formal pub-
ations, by the desire to be set off
m the second judicial division, vast
stern and northern Alaska, with
me as its best known point, and the
rth division, interior Alaska, with
irbanks, often called "the Chicago
the north," as its metropolis.
State Request
'he two memorials to congress
ted the request of the Panhandle to
formed into the territory of South
iska and that "intimation that the
:ple residing there desire that the
ainage area of Prince William
und and Copper River should be in-
rporated with the first division"
d been received. One of the mem-
als set forth that "the People of
utheastern Alaska would welcome
clusion in the separate territory
which they pray of said drainage
oa of Prince William Sound and
pper River and the territory east
ereof or any part of it if it be de-
ed of the people thereof and of con-

PHONES 8I-F1 and 2207
Office - Cornwell Block




. The latest words in electric and steam railway locomotives in a test of power
Electricity won a decisive victory over steam as a means of transportation in a demonstration held at Erie Pa., by
the builders of the most powerful electric locomotive so far constructed.
The engine was, matched with a steam locomotive of the same weight in a tug of war. Power was applied
to both at exactly the same time. The electric engine slowly but surely pulled its straining, groaning opponent
The electric locomotive was built for the Mexican Railway.

Kalamazoo, Jan. 2.-Nine years from
next April Kalamazoo college will ob-
serve the centennial of its founding,
being the first institution of higher
learning in Michigan to reach the
100 year mark. The school was found-
ed April 22, 1833, four years before
the University of Michigan held, its,
first classes, and two years before
Michigan became a state.
Kalamazoo College is the outgrowth
of the "Michigan and Huron Institute"
organized by Rev. Thomas W. Merrill,
a Colby college graduate who spent
several years in quest of funds nec-
essary before a charter could be ob-
tained. The institute was merged
with the. branch of the University of
Michigan in 1839, but the state with-
drew its support six years later. Al-
though operating under a charter all
of this time. it was not until 1855 that

An almost unprecedented avalance
of musical events is promised Detroit
during January, according to an-
nouncements which indicate that the
1923-1924 season, unrivalled in the
number and importance of its con-
certs, is about to reach its climax.
With recitals by Heifetz, Gabrilo-
witsch, Paderewski, Homer, Chaliapin
and Farrar approaching and two pairs'
of concerts by the Detroit Symphony
orchestra under Mr. Gabrilowitsch, pa-
trons of music are promised an enor-
mous variety of entertainment.

garded as one of the first living mast-
ers of his instrument, has recently re-
turned from a tour of the world which
was everywhere a sensational suq-
cess. His Detroit program includes
the Bach Chaconne, the beautiful Grieg
sonata, the Wieniawski Scherzo and
Tarantelle and several smaller pieces.
One of the most interesting events of
the season is always the piano recital,
of Ossip Gabrilowitsch, the conductor
of the Detroit Symphony orchestra.
Mr. Gabrilowitsch's concert this year
will occur at 8:15 o'clock next Mon-
day evening in Orchestra hall. He
will play the Bach Chromatic Fantasy
and Fugue, the first Beethoven sonata,
in F minor, Op. 2, a Brahms Rhap-
sody and Intermezzo, a Chopin group
composed of the G minor Ballade, the


Vlichigan Concert bureau. Mme. Homer '1'11111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111ilIIIIIIII
s now leading contralto of the Chica- -
go Opera company and, although she TODAY
has been before the public for nearly t OA
25 years, her voice is pronounced un- TIIIS
umpaired and her art more perfect than
CHALIAPIN. -. ..p.... .
Feodor Chaliapin, the great Russian
basso who will sing in Ann Arbor, Fri- -
lay, Jan. 25, will appear the following r
Monday, Jan. 28, in Arcadia auditor-
lum, Detroit, the last number on the -
Philharmonic-Central Concert course.
His program cannot be announced
because of his custom of announcing >
the numbers from the platform as he
The seventh pair of subscription -
concerts of the Detroit Symphony or-
chestra, Thursday and Friday, Jan. 10
and 11, will be distinguished by the
appearance as soloist of Mischa El-
man, the eminent Russian violinist. t®
Mr. Elman will play the Vivaldi con e
certo in G minor and Edouard Lalo's
Symhponie Espagnole. Mr. Gabrilo-
witsch will lead the orchestra in the
symphonic poem, "Le Rouct d'Om I
phale" of Saint-Saens and Glazounoff -e tye uccess
Fourth Symphony. W Lr'am C
,A novelty will be introduced into -
the eighth pair of concerts, Jan. 2:
and 25, when Madame Wanda Landow- -
ska appears as harpsichord soloist.. . ... ....
The program will be entirely of early my the iirector
music, Handel, Mozart and Bach, and ms" ist(d ,iith D. W. Griffihl in the making of SHOWS
Mme. Lanodwska is famous as one of "W:ay Ivn last.", "The Birth of a Nation" 2:00-3:30
the foremost living interpreters of this and mnany others.,j 7:0O-S:3 l
music which is also Mr. Gabrilo-
witsch's forte. -ADDED 'EA TURES
Manila, Jan. 2.-An earthquake at 2 "=LACK ANDChristie Comedy .Orchestra
o'clock this morning shook the build I- I' hiteCmd r sr
ings of Manila and aroused the people SUNDAY SOON
from their sleep. No damage was re- CH ASITY (1C) RICHARD
ported. featuring BARTHELMESS
1katherine MacDonald in "Twenty-One"
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Jascba, Heifetz, time brilliant youngC sharp minor Polonnaise and Mazurka
Russian violinist, appears in recital at ;and the E major Nocturne, and short
8:15 o'clock tonight in Arcadia audi- pieces by Glazounoff and Percy Grain-
torium, the fourth attraction of the 'ger.
Philharmonic-Central concert cour eA
under the management of James E PAIEREWSKI
Devoe. Heifetz who is universally re- The magnificent reception accorded,

?alo Alto, Calif., Jan. 2.-(By A.
-Only 60 co-ed-s ac Leland Stan-
d university are "stellar steppers,"
ile the remaining 440 have to be
itent with but scattering attentions
nn the 2,200 men in the institution,
cording to the Daily Palo Alto, a
dent publication.
A "stellar stepper" is, in college
ilance, a very popular girl.
A recent letter to the paper signed
atty Gray" offered an explanation
the position of the 440, and ex-
assed to the men students curiosity!
to the cause of the situation.
'i wanted to know why Stanford
mn rushed 60 out of 500 women,"
d tie communication. "You said
at if I signed a promise never to.
eak dates or substitute other girlsl
neglect my old friends, why, you'd
e me a rush like some of the 'stellar
ppers' receive.
It's -too funny. All of these 'stellar
ppers' break dates at the eleventh
ur and fifty-ninth second. It is
ey alone who can afford to sub-
tute one from the 440 when a more
lectable date is preferred. And only
e star performers forget old friends.
id it's queer as it's true that these
me snubbed friends grow more per-
;tent. One wants g what one can't
ve, you know.
"The qualifications you hold up as
sirable are the very ones the non-
ppers possess. You men like to be

the college was granted a charter con- !l~6IIII liHIIIIlIIIHIIIIIIIiIIIIhI6li6IIl111i1060IB6lIIIII6liIIIIl i#!l
sidered of a liberal nature, enabling
the college to confer degrees.
Women were granted equal privil-
eges with men in the 1855 charter, 1 III1llhI1
and it is claimed that Kalamazoo
College was one of the first co-edu-
cational institutions in America.,
Housing of the college in its own
buildings was begun in 1836' in tear-r
porary structures on land given the
school by Kalamazoo ;citizens who
also came forward with monetary
assistance. The land on which the
first buildings were erected was sold
and the men's dormitory was built = AE1ThAE
in 1857 and other structures addedN
from time to time. SECOND H AND
Rome, Jan. 2.-In an endeavor to
develop direct wireless communica-
tion with New York a structure about
600 feet high has been built at St.
Paolo, near Rome, and another aboutI-
1,000 feet hig hat Coltano.
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tud nts of aeronautical engineer
Swho are ,enlisted in one of the
iversity i. 0. T. C. units will have
oppcrtunity of attending one ad-
need grouip camp of the Army Air
:ice. This announeement, made
the War department, permits the
ronautical student to attend the
rap without having first attended
M p of his particular unit of the M.
Due to an act on . Congress which
rporarily stopped the establishment
Air service units in university R.
T. C. posts, the university R. 0. T.
has been unable to establish such
unit here. Following an appli
tion by Major Carpenter, the War



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