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JANUARY 20, 1924


ICE MEN SUBSCRIBERub-a-dub-dub, T1
:RALY TO MMOL Rocket Will Tr

Washington, D. C., Jan. 20.-From
little groups of coast guardsmen liv-
lng In isolated stations to sun-tanned
cavalrymen of the Rio Grande, and
from the jaunty blue-jackets of the
fighting fleet come contributions to
the Harding Memorial Fund.s
"At the Marine barracks, ParrisI
Island, S. C., 366 men gave $3111.48," -
stated Captain Unmacht, secretary o1
the committee on uniformed services,[
"and the 123 Marines stationed at the
Washington Navy Yard gave $123.
The detachment at Yorktown" Va.,!
contributed $52.
"Army posts in the southwest, the
Eighth Corps area, are also giving
liberally," he said. "In Nebraska, thej
118 men of the garrison at Fort Rob-1
inson gave one dollar each. Head-
quarters of the Fourth Coorps area,
Atlanta, Ga.,, has sent in $46.70.
"Among the most significant of the
contributions is one received from the
men in the U. S. Soldiers' Hdme Prct. Robert If. (~oddard and tle arib
here," declared the captain. "Many roc.rret to
of them are veterans of the Civil War,e
yet they gave an even total of $500." Berlin, Jan. 20.-"Rub-a-dub-dub.
Recent contributions from the Navy Three men in a tub-"
include $151.50 from the personnel of But the butcher, the baker, the
the mine depott at Yorktown, Va., candlestick maker, had an uneventful
where there cetachments subscribed
100 per cent. The Philadelphia Navy voyage compared to the one the three
Yard contributed $212.05, and the souls who are intrepid enough to
volunteer to ride to the moon in a
Naval Torpedo Station at Newport. R. skyrocket will have. .'
I., gave $139.90. The Brooklyn Navy Herr Oberth, German engineer, is
Mem ersofmade gUnted Sha gublic now discussing actual plans for the
Health Service are responding in rocket with German engineers and
large numbers to the cause, three scientists. These plans have reached
contributions having come from phy- the stage where the proper motive
sicians in a remote settlement in power is being studied thoroughly. If
Alaska. '
Captain Ummacht is prepared to re- spirit of the campus in last year's
ceive subscriptions as late as March 1. show was missing. .

SM en A the curent music season will be the
ecital by Feodor Chaliapin, the great
ye io Reach M oon Russian basso, next Monday night,
d' t Jan. 28, in Arcadia auditorium, the
final concert on the Philharmonic-
Central series under the management
of James E. Devoe. Tickets for the
recital are now on sale at Grinnell's
in Detroit.
The eighth pair of subscription con-
certs by the Detroit Symphony or-
chestra will be distinguished by the
presence as soloist of Madame Wan-
da Landowska, the noted Polish harp-
sichordist, who is considered the
greatest living master of the instru-
ment. The concerts occur at 8:30
o'clock Thursday and Friday nights
in Orchestra hall.
Madame Landowska came to this
country almost unannounced, with
none of the press-agenting whicl
usually accompanies foreign artists.
Her first concerts in the East were
sensational and her reputation i,
rapidly growing. The harpsichord.
which is the precursor of the modern
piano, has a large amount of beau-
tiful music written for it by Bach,
t's conception of the journey of the Handel, Haydn and Mozart, and it iF
the nioon to this eighteenth century music that
Oberth carries out his idea the rocket, the concerts will be devoted. Mr.
driven by power supplied by alcohol Gabrilowitsch announces a program
or by hydrogen in a liquid state of orchestral music of the pre-Bee-
burned with oxygen, will "take off" thoven period, a concerto for harpsi-
within the next few years, with its chord and orchestra by Handel and
crew of three, for its non-stop run three harpsichord solos by Madame
to some place. Landowska; a Bach Gavotte, the Mo-
Oberth estimates that a rocket such zart Turkish March and Handel's
as he plans would cost $250,000, one composition commonly called "The
that would ascend to the border of Harmonious Blacksmith."
the terrestial field of gravity can be
constructed for $5,000, he says, but SIEGFRIED WAGNER
lack of filling stations and hotels A unique concert is promised when
there eliminates this as a possible Siegfried Wagner, son of the great
first step in reaching the moon. Richard, conducts the Detroit Sym-



Please do not misunderstand me.
'Cotton Stockings' is the best show of
its kind I have ever seen. It is more


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bette than many musical shows from
New York Enthusiastic
The papers of New York gave ex-
ceptional praise to the production.
"The audience placed its stamp of
approval on one of the brightest and
most sparkling college shows of the
season," is the comment of the New
York Times. "The costumes were
original and dazzling. The fashion
revue in the second act made the audi-
ence gasp.'s The Herald calls the
'girls' the "best of any in the theater
district of New York," and W. J. C.
in the Tribune reminisces to the effect
that "the smoothness, the stage pres-
ence, the grace of the collegians
brought to mind the best musical
shows of the.past-before revues and
jazz broke through."
Play Rouses Philadelphia
Philadelphia was roused from its
sober contentment into rapt enthusi-
asm when the opera played there.
Says the Philadelphia Record: "Those
boys from the University of Michigan
who brought their musical comedy
production to this city gave a welcom-
ing crowd at the Academy of Music
the 'surprise of their lives.' " And
the Public Lerger states: "Boys will
be boys. Especially college boys. But
when they put on gorgeous gowns,
bobbed wigs, rouge and lip stick, they
will be 'girls' and even a tired busi-
ness man would have difficulty in de-
tecting the indifference."
WThe critics there grudgingly admit-
ted, too, the superiority of the Michi-
gan show to the Princeton Mask and
Wig production that plays in that city
each year. "There was never such an
array of girls in any Mask and Wi
Club production-elaborate as they
are," says the Record, and that "Mask
and Wig never attempted anything
to compare with this." The Public
Ledger agrees: "Philadelphians have
become accustomed to college musical
productions, but the large audience
last night saw a musical show that
would hold its own with any current
Broaway attraction." The Bulletin
states that a "large crowd of energetic
and talented youngsters of that mid-
we t rn institution carried by storm
a large audience that was roused to
enth'usiasm by the musical comedy,"
,nd admits that the 'girls' were "real
charmers" even if they did have
'spindly legs."
Charges Girls With Shaving
The Pittsburg Gazette Times was
another of the many papers that
classed "Cotton Stockings" with the
professional shows. "If the name of
ny musical comedy producer on
froadway had been back of the pro-
auction of the show the University of
11ichigan presented last night, the
tfwner of that name would have felt
no tinge of shame at any time during
the evening." The Post classes the
mtusic as "throbbing love song, dreamy
waltz and jangling jazz."
"Beautiful girls they are, but they
bitler shave or patronize a barber
dhop," says Walter IS. Hickman, dra-
matic critic of the Indianapolis Times.
He continues: "It was a gorgeous nic-
ture. Any moment I expected Julian
Iltinge, the Creole Fashion Plate. th
chorus of the Follies and the dancing

than a college show. It demands treat-
ment as a professional exhibit."
Critics who viewed the show in its
Washington performance take issuej
with the Indianapolis writer. "'Cot-
ton Stockings' boasts the big bunch
in its very'naivette," says Harold
Philips in the Times. "It has the pro-
fessional touch but, preponderately,
the character of scholared youths at
Mr. Philips gives praise to most of
the 'girls' but continues: "Others--
chlorines, notably,-were such virile
masculinities that all fashion's flip-


phony orchestra in a. program of hi:
"And the last we. saw of the woman father's music Thursday night, Jan
she was still jawing." 31, in Orchestra hall. Wagner ha<
Praise from critics who viewed the come to this country with the inten-
opera on th trip showered upon in- tion of earning and soliciting funds
dividual actors as well as upon the for the "glorious restoration" of the
entire show. Lionel Ames, '24, in par- Bayreuth festivals which have not
ticular roused the staid critics of the. been held sihce 1914. Wagner'.
east to ardent enthusiasm. The danc- widow, Frau Cosima, a daughter of
I ers in the opera and James Dresbach. za
'24, also came in for their share of Franz Liszt, celebrated her eighty-
the praise. sixth birthday last Christmas, but she
is still active and eagerly planning
for performances of the great music-
M USIC+AND dramas during the approaching sumr
It's true efficiency to use Dailb
(Continued from Page One) Classlfleds.-Adv.
leave of absence from that organiza-

peries and layers of cosmetics couldn't Inasmuch as she has not been heard GFHERI.STEAMSKIPA T
disguise razored jowls and stalwart in Detroit for several years, Homer's
underpinning." In comparing the concert has attracted especial atten- is veersc etters editour
opera with other college produc tion. She comes to Orchestra hall at apers, read ssiaffidavits, ete.. information
ALLs Europe, 11ent, Crulises, Tours, etc.
that annually invade Washington. 1n- 8:15 o'clock tomorrow night, under Our legalized papers bring relatives and friends to
cluding the shows of Yale, Harvard, the auspices of the Michign Concert foreign countries. iNSURANCE. 9AU
and Princeton, the same critic says: bureau. Her program includes several E. G. k B for yourbusines.homeautoet.
"The rough westerners from the bird's sKUEBLER, 601 E. Huron SC.
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with the aspiring easterners." of which is composed of the works of
Denby Attends iPerformance her husband, Sidney Homer. Tickets SLEEP ANYWHERE, BUT
'The University of Michigan," says estrah concertewill e onserat Or- EAT AT REX'S
the Washington Herald, "shipped in 1_THE CLUB LUNCH
its excellent assortment of amateur CP712 Arbor Street
Julian Eltinges at the President the- iEODOP CHALIAPIN
ater last night, and for a full three One of the outstanding events of
hours of a campus made opera, manly
muscles and bulging backs threatened!
to burst gauze shoulder straps while
Washington followers of the collegian
stage gave their best $4 brand of ap- W 111 NVE
nlause." Secretary of the Navy Den- W D.EVENING
by. '96L, and the numerous other not-
ables who witnessed the opera from TH EA TRE JANUARY 23rd
boxes in Washington "testified by
continuous applause" their apprecia-
tion of the work, according to the
Washington Post. ,. THE
Grand Rapids responded to the ,,,
spirit of the show to such an extent l-' .
that "during the intermission J. A. ichigan Repertory Theatre=
Whitworth worked up a great -deal
of enthusiasm for Michigan assisted Presents
by A. D. Rathbone as yell master,"=w
the Grand Rapids Press states. In
Saginaw the opera established a pe-
culiar record by drawing more actualN
cash receipts to the Auditorium thanM
in any other city played at with the
sole exception of New York, the Sagi-
naw News Courier boasts.
Flint Critic Tells One
The FlintJournal had a critic that
waxed humorous. "As the audience .Y.F B
filed out," he says, "we heard a pretty A Fantastic Satire in 3 Acts by HARRY WAGSTAFF GRIBBLE
blond bawling out her husband.
"'The idea of your winking at that
GroupSeason 1923-24
girl on the stage,' she screeched. Group II
"'Girl, your eye,' says hubby. 'That
wasn't a girl. That was Billy, a fresh-
man at Michigan when I was a senior .
-there ain't a girl in that show.' SEAT SALE NOW
"'That doesn't make any difference,'
said the wife, still sore. 'You'd a $1.00-$1.50-$2.00-Whitney Box Office
winked just the same if it had been I
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