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TSDAY, DECEMLER 16, 1924

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MANAGING EDITOR
PHILIP M, WAGNER

Whatever the course of opinion the:
members of the cast, the author, or;
the director should not feel discour-
aged. Neither this or last year's opera'
can be considered representative oIL
the best in University life-nor yet
the worsa. It is improbable that andy

that Chinese people, things and ways
of doing things are mysterious to the
outsiders as many of the poorly in-
formed people of this country think,!
it ought to reflect to the writer, as
well as the director, there is little
chance for a straight-forward, jolly,

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opera ever has or ever will, unless a and peppy performance which is muchh
genius' of an extraordinary sort ap- emanded for a musical comedy. With THE DETROIT -SYP Y _ -hlpu c-op
pears on the campus. The season's the little knowledge the writer has A review, by Robert Henderson. deliv2 r
attempt appears to have gene too far on this oriental country, he is obliged The only too sparse audience at the
in an impassible direction. The pro- to stot here and there to connect the 1 symphony concert last evening in hill
Iducers will, of course, benefit iy all parts with his own imagination. As auditorium proved the obvious cal-
of the criticism they have received a result of that, the whole plot is lousness of the higher Kultur toward
and move a step closer rext year to badly wanting of coherence and well genuinely excellent music-if it need-
an ideal and a compromise --Un opera chosen high spots. Although for a ed proof-but it is to the credit of the
which will have all the best qualities nusical comedy there is no need of assembled house that it responded- - _-
of a musical comedy and a revue . well balanced plot but a performance sincerely and enthusiastically to a re-be
with properly connected thoughts and cital both faultlessly beautiful andss .
1OUBLE ILAY actions is responsible to hold the in- faultlessly executed. mainder of the cast played with a re-
With two of the Inost important terest and attention of the audience.!I The Mendelssohn Overture to "Ruy straint that was as effective as it was
measures before the presnt session 1"Tckled to Death" has not got it. Blas" as sheer music, is conventional remarkable in such a group. It is all
of Congress being threatened wih in- It is always a pleasure, I suppose, and patterned, but interesting in spiteI one can do to express sincere appre-
definite delays, that august bodyLto have lots of fun at the expense of of itself through the composer's lon: shyorm.
de1iedlas htauutbd once a year.I
seems to be dropping into the ol. rut others, and I can also see it is hard craftsmanshp. The coda, especially,
of non-action which has so generally for Amer:can college men to crack mounts to a climax that becomes
characterized it for years. The latest iccles without reference to the Co-ed. broadly thrilling in the sweeping STU
propositionsin Wh«ich dei1ys are being I do think, however, it would be much grand manner of its period. Gabrilo-UDENTS TAKING
proposed are the Underwood MTusclc nicer if we (I am also a college man) witsch's interpretation was colorful TRUNKS HOME
Shoals bill and .the P Sal Salary In- just exert a little more control and set and pulsing. Mr. Gabrilowitsch Student Transfer Co.
crease bill both of which deserve im, a limit to it. It is also true to any never, hardly ever, makes a composi Ownedan Oper2aeb
mediate and favorable action. humorous topic or joke that they I tion anything else.
After long months of "horse play" should not be overdone. When we de- The Tchaikovsky Sixth Symphony,
which finally resulted in the with - mand a more collegiate performance of course, is one of the masternieces lmt! L TS n (1
drawal of the Ford offer for Muscle for the Union Opera, I think we look of musical literature. Through its I I fU3 Ua +
Shoals, the past few days have seen for something with better taste than movements, first bound'ng, pompous GRALUAVE AND RFGisTERED
indications that the matter was about ord!nary vaudeville or burlesque stuff then primitive and lyric to the third i OlrodiSt Onhopedist
to be settled. Even President Cool- tO preserve the decency and dignity movement, double, triple sforzando the 7O7NUn'versty Ave Phons 2652
idge and the Republican leaders 01 of college men. I can hardly agree canto rises to a swinging, triumphant ____ _ _ _
the Senate were reported' to be in fa- with the writers who thought that it march: finally to the lam entoso sink-
vor of the bill presented by Seuatcw took evil-minded persons to find ob- ing to unrelieved, tragic pathos. It SLEEP ANYWHERE, BUT
Underwood, Democrat from Alabama scene jokes in this year's opera, be- represents music in its most abstract, AT AT REX S irs
when along comes Senator Jones, Ite. cause you can tell right away all the gripping form; to fully appreciate its HE CLUB LUNCH I cases);
publican, from Washington, with an the audience are mindful of that and power is to have all but a half-world T71 2 Arbor St-ef t dining i
amendment to the bill whij i weult it can not be they are all weak or evil-j of experience. Near State and Packard its Sec
authorize the ap: entrment of a cen- minded. Mr. John Barclay, as near a literal __bath; Ii
mittee to report by January, 1926, on From technical point of view, with giant as man becomes this end of a -lavato
a solution of the problem. As to call- exception of songs which have been side-show, offered two solos with the I'II r
ing Senator Jones' proposal an amend- well presented there is really very lit- orchestra, a Handel aria, old-fashion- Notice uriceil
t, itculd mo riately b'tle that can be commended on norus , musically dull, and Duparc's "La .or

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Publication...........John W. Conlin called a substitute for the Underwood or dancing, not speaking of that some Vague et la Cloche," a brilliant ex-
Asitants
P. W. Arnold AsWsist. L.Mullins bill, and should be looked upon as of the dancings need more practice. ample of the contemporary French To Students going home for the
W. F. Ardussi K. . Mast a The Russian Countess is certainly one school at its best. Mr. Barclay has a lolidays.
Gordon Buris H. iL. Newmann merely another attempt to throwa
F. Dentz Thomas Olmstead wrench in the present machinery 1 of the most well acted part but with rolling basso and a smile that is worth
Philip eitz Ryan which seems to be about to turn out its highly dramatic value it only three encores each time it breaks; his
Norman Freehling ararget Sandburg
W. E. Hamaker F. . Schoenfeld a little production. makes harder for the other casts to personality, his marcel and his lign
F. JoTnson S. H. Sinclair In the case of the Postal Salary In- be of his equal. fied mannerisms make him a vivmd
us W. Kramer F. Taylorcrease bill, it is a little more diclt The last I have to say, though not interesting artist. HAT SALE
to ascertain the real meaning of the the least, is that I hope there is ne I The Russian dances from "Prince We are closing out all Fall at
delay which is being sought by the particular grief with the writer which Igor," like a pleasing, pat epilogue, which we have left at the following
--- --- administration forces under the lead- might have caused him to make up served their purpose of twisting the prices:
TUESDAY, DECEMBER 16, 1924 ership of Senator Edge of New Ier- this story to create fun at the ex- program and its audience to a swift.,All....... ,
- - r - th '$,3 ;.,)0 IHats now1'......... ...$.4
Night Editor-NORMAN TIJAL sey. Supposedly the latest mv penses of a nation or to intentionally satisfied conclusion ; there was the A $ ials now.............3.i
Night Editor-NORMAN R THAL comes as the result of the recent re- I humiliate a nation. Notwithstanding Sixth Symphony with its tremendous, AjI $ laPs n1w..............
)O1r't of th"' P 1't (fi "" iapvrtnentC that the musical comedy needs not breath-taking waves of velvet beauty All<5.0 Hats now............$4.25
0'v A A ... iGAIN h t.h. le somnething with just as much -and there was an orchestra that Wnd
It is a curious phenomenon of Ini wages of the postal employees will fun, perhaps more, without infringing never, hardly ever, miakes a blunder Wecleo it RIGhT. You will aprdc -
versity life that there is seldom a necessarily entail an increase in the the honor and integrity of a friendly of bad taste.
t ate having your hat done over in af
time when a majority of the student second, third, and fourth class mail nation. It is not my purpose to make
and factulty community is completely rates since it would be imnossible to any protest in this connection because j "ICEBOUND" clean and sanitary manner, free from i
satisfied with student activities. These meet the increase in any ether way. I am as human as the rest and would Owen Davis, back in the theat r's odor and made to t your ead.
manifestations of ex-curricular activ- What the Republican leaders .re be able to enjoy as much as the others nickelodian days, was the promising1I FACTORY tIAT STORE
ity either become too professional to proposing, backed a by the President if it did not cancern me, but I deem author of the period through such 117 Paklard St. Phone 1792
be representative of student life, in in favor of anything it is my duty to tell the public that dainty classics as "Nellie, the Bleauti- Whee D . R Stous at State)
the minds of the faculty at least, or which might stave off the overriding such is not always tolerated. I would ful Cloak Model" and "Esther, the
they degenerate into a state of of his veto of the bill during the (ods- not even hesitat to say that it is a Sewing-Machine Girl." Ever follow- _ __
mediocrity which pleases few. ing minutes of the last session of Con- failure of education if all university ing the prevailing fashion he has been
If Michigan athletic teams are con- gress, is that the Senate wait until men do not see any further than turning out with ock-hike precision,
tinuously successful, there is usually I some suitable measure for raising the border lije of their own country, piffling successes that, ship-wise, have
discussion of a more or less valuable necessary extra revenue can be I which I have much confidence is no gently passed with Broadway's thou-
sort concerning the growing spirit of brought up, discussed, and passed by true at Michigan. sand nights.
professionalism in intercollegiate ath- Congress. W. C. W., 25E. But even a popular dramatist must
letics. On the other hand there are just On the face of the proposition, of E have his off-chances, and some two
as many persons who are willing t course, it appears to be but a cautios THE GLORIFIED -ED years ago this same Owen Davis pro-
maintain that the University does not step to make sure of the needed rev- To the Editor: duced a play so genuinely excellent
take her athletic competition seriously enue before any increase in expeudI- I have no desire to review or dis- that it shortly received the Pulitzer
enough. Student publications come in tures is approved. Underneath, how- cus PrIze as the best American drama of
or their share of alternating favor ever, cs several of the senators indi- l the year; a piece so very good that
forthirsareflterataingtofaoteveritaoks lveraofthe snatr i- further than to say that it is an effec- the Cleveland Playhouse with its rigid
and disfavor. If they attain to a cated, it looks like a more "subterfuge
height which is representative of the to gain time in which to work on way- ti.'e and colorful production, entail- artistic principles has included it in 1ua
best in American journalistic ten- ering Senators." Senator Caraway ing an enormous amount of painstak- its repertory, and will offer it as itsl
dencies there are always those who expressed the very attitude of fear ing work. Those who had the genius in the Whitney theater.rSwtsfnn
raise the question as to whether these which will probably be experined to mass this combination of beautifule th
efforts are not too perfect, whether by others in the body that. if the pro- go u a cv ls The story deals with a hardened,!Sahgsiylin
settings, gdmsiad evrin pinch-lback New England family with
they represent that much-discussed posed bill for greater revenue will a iws ialhebcoNentionftpesyxweted
but indeterminable factor, student raise the third class rates, which in- farrsi a fair way to become artists i all the conventional types xpeted
life. If they continue for a time to elude newspapers, he is epprsed to it. they are not such already. sto the one who needs
be decidedly unoriginal and second- President Coolidge him;.e is said In this connection I hesitate to scene opens the mother has just died
and before the assembled relatives het
rate there are just as many who dis- to believe that the postal employees speak of a part of the performance
cuss with considerable acidity con- are entltled to an advance in pay ";f will is read: much to their horror her
which challenged my attention by be considerable fortune is left to the Wouldn't you think so, if
corning the comparative assinity of the revenue to take care of it could ing entirety cut of harmony, namely, young girl who has been her nurse ybo
the various publications staffs. he raised" If the revenue cannot he ing lnt malyciusocaricyure yyfwsheryou had been wondering
the almost malicious caricature of the during her final years. where the Microscope that
'lhe outstanding activity which has raised, merely becauce it will result Michigan woman designated as the The plot builds itself on tir venom you mst have t finish your
been the victim of such fluctuating i in higher postal rates for certain low, "co-ed;" a picture, not stopping at for the girl and its consequent i cousn ediine as
opinibn is the Mimes' annual opera, er classes of mail, something is wrong ordinary ridicule, and granting her uation: the hatred of the maiden aunt come from and if, on Christ-
which has just completed a week's with the extreme economy program. neither refinement nor morality. the indifference of the blacksheep son mas morning you found a
run at the Whitney theater. For sev- A little real econoitmy might be ac This should be especially resented by the tact of the family lawyer. With Leitz, a Bausch & Lomb or
oral years these productions have sur, compished if the senators would ri- women who are citizens of the state, the occasional artifice that is his by a Spencer Micriscope on your
lassed those of any University or col- alize that better paid men in the post. and whose parents and grand-parents training the author plies all hir s
loge in the country in a the skillful offices of the country wol mean not have helped to build the common theatrical tricks in their best sense;
and munificent manner of staging, in only a btter class of employees but wealth and make this institution pos- the result is a comedy of American I
the cost of settings, and in general also more satisfied men, both of which sible. Those of us who meet daily manners, a tragedy of American man
professional atmosphere. The opera's would eventually mean cconomy to in sermous work on the campus and in nerisms c eno wu be ver
very perfection met with the acclaim the service as well v3 justice to the te class-room have experienced a * * * cal men who would be very
of Broadway last year only to be Ifworkers.hy friendship and understanding which TilE YPSILANTT PLA EIRS apy ifthe above were to
eclhoed by complaints of alumni and is of mutual benefit and will mean ! A review, by Valentine Davies. p to
faculty of various sorts and varieties much in after life. There is always a distinct line be-
wvho were dissatisfied with the "tone" CAMPUS OPINION Why try to destroy what we know tween the professional and amateur
of the IIimnes' effort. They desired a Anonymous comimnications will he (to be worth while by adopting a boor- in acting, but there are times when the I fyi
musical Corn dy of the distinctly disregarded. Thc naies of con-i you would bring such hap-
cants wilyl, hedisintly catsVer e regredt as ish attitude in order to please a small1 amateur acheives an unaffected sin-I pines, let us show you one
The anwe to this plea.confidenial pon reutand or.provincial circle of negligible cerity and richness that makes it in of these Microscopes.
he an;wer to this plea is "Tickled culture and influence? A democratic many respects as electric as anything
to lieath" subject, to so nuch adverse A ClINIESE SET'iNG' university is too costly and vital an that professionals may offer. Such is
criticism in the past week. Some have To the Editor: IXpert ment to leave its dignity assail- the work of the Ypsilanti Players.
contended with considerable truth As an art exhibit, with the imiost ex ed and usefulness hampered, by the Under the direction of Paul Ste-
that time attempts at humor are vul- quisite colors of thoe Chiisese ,;etting ebullitions of undeveloped playboys. phenson, they presented a programm G. CLAUDE DRAKE'S f
gar, one student has resented the ridi- and costumileS, "lickled to Death" lias I hesitate to believe, with many, of three one-act plays during the past
cule of Chinese institutions contained undoubtedly made a hit. eing an that the motive behind this character- week which became all but startling
therein, and now another amazon has opera, or to be more nearly csrrect ization is to discredit the Michigan in its realistic skill. The Molnar Drug and Prescription
come forth with a plea for more true I a musical comedy produced by the I "Co-ed" throughout the state, and am curtain-raiser, "Sacred and Profane
representation of the Michigan "co- University students, however, it cer! mapy to say that I still trust in the Art," was distinctively played by Mrs. Store
ed." There is one point on which all tainly has failed even without making chivalry of Michigan men. I am con- Daniel L. Quirk and Leo Whitmire,
would-be reviewers must agree--the any reference to previous productOnS. vinced that those who are taking part but by far the outstanding number
opera which wil'l soon tour in this and As far as presentation is concerned, inthe Opera will return from their was Richard Hughes' "Sisters." Phone 308
neighboring states has little or no every individual has certainly done Christmas vacation trip with a more It would seem impossible to present

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