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PAC~E FOUR

THE MICHIGAN DAILY

TTSDA Y, MARCH 17, 1925

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during the Universityyear by the Board i
Control of Student Pubi cationu.
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TUESDAY, MARCH 17, 1925
Night Editor-NORMAN R. THAL
LAISSEZ FAIRE
For many years the dream of Mich-

"It would be difficult to record I Much of the program was calculated
days more auspicious for justice expressly to draw forth the spatter-$
and the peace of America since M U S I C ing of hand claps from children, even
the days when independence was AND as it sometimes evokes silly expres-
won." AA sions of ribald enthusiasm from grown
It goes on to state that the "sur- 1 R. A . M A ups when they forget for the moment
render" of the Isle of Pines is of very that the monotonous beat of tom toms,
great significance in that it "definitely though it is interesting, is not music.
and effectively means the recognition TONIGIIT: "Castles In Spain, the Then there was the eternal Spring
of the rights of the weak." In the 21st Junior ilrls' Play, at 8:15 o'clock Song which has furnished the finger
midst of the criticism of the Senate it in the Whitney theatre. exercises for two-thirds of the audi-
would be fitting to be very thankful * * * ence, a sensitive, senseless thing,
that at least in this matter the tra- THEu FDETROIT SVIPHIINY which interpreted so as to bring out

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of brotherhood have been upheld. The interest of the Festival s some bit. As it drips from the fingers
Ssaved: the sensational Lawrence Tib- of a pianist, it is unbearable. As it
BACK TO NORMALCY sT was played this afternoon, though in
-. bitt, who stopped the Metropolitan
One of the fundamental objectives with h strtid terpetonofa my humble opinion it was played too
with his startling interpretation of a fast, it was more interesting than
of the Big Ten conference should be
the promotion of athletic relations Iminor role in the current revival of ever before in my hearing.
among the universities comprising its "Falstaff," is to re-place Signor Lauri- * * *
membership. This was one of the Volpi. In every way this becomes a THE FACULTY CONCERT
reasons for its formation. Because of highly fortunate misalliance, for at A review, by Frederick Sparrow.
this, many who are interested in mid- I best Lauri-Volpi is bat a God-given Members of the faculty of the
west athletics have viewed with alarm Italian with a luscious voice and a
the tendency during the past few drooling artistry, while Tibbett, School of Music, assisted by Miss
years for the larger schools to sched- whether good or bad, is the talk of the Eunice Northrup, contralto, gave a
yeairsetnlaes s to shad-ttown gossip . . . . the sensational Mr. thoroughly enjoyable concert Sunday
ule intersectional games to the almost Tibbett!
complete exclusion of other members This announcement was cornered afternoon in Hill auditorium. An un-
of the conference. for the Detroit Symphony concert last usually large audience was present.
Such a feeling no doubt actuated evening, and became the only encour- Miss Northrup's performance was
Prof. James Paige of the University aging grace of the recital. The atten- unusually noteworthy. She has a
of Minnesota who last Saturday pro- dance, even with myriad paper passes, rich, powerful voice of fine texture
posed a measure to the Big Ten I was pitiful, disgusting. It is all so throughout, all it's wide range. Al-
coaches' conference which would stupil, the meagre half-forced audi- though her breath control was a trifle
make it imperative that each institu- ences of a symphony concert. Nothing weak, this was more than made up for
tion schedule five Conference games gorgeously beautiful than an orches- by her precise enunciation. She was
before seeking contests with outside tra, and such persistent apathy is an heard in a group of Italian songs, and
teams. indignant, melodramatic stain on the several of lighter vein. In both styles
While no one would wish to place local cultural legend. of song, Miss Northrup proved versa-
a ban on inter-conference or intersec- But there is no inveighing against tile as well as artistic.
tional games, the point of saturation the bald fact: the Extra Concert series Nell B. Stockwell, pianist, gave
has been reached when because of this is a financial failure, and it will take "Concert--Etude" by MacDowell in al-
practice two major institutions, Iowa even more than. the proverbial Grace most -Oncert style. Ter attacks were
and Minnesota are unable to play to carry the course on another year. lltcketnsthor ahyarswer
thd Minnesotanene toplay The program itslef showed a cer-well tken, and a thoroughly artistic
more than three conference games. tain tendency toward a popular ap- reading was given the comlosition.
Such being the case for the coming peal-,llways a futile move for a In Haydn's "Andante con Variozinoi,"
football season it is time to call a symphony that is made for grandeur Miss Stockwell's poor work with the
halt. Professor Paige's proposal of- and majesty, high titanic seriousness. pedal more than once overbalanced
fers a good solution for the problem. The Cesar Frank D minor Symphony, good technical work on the key-board.

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M~chtgan's social activities are melodic. Frank is kin to Brahms with
iicilgn' soNeal atityiupeae-his classic forms and near Verhaeren<
picking up. Nearly fifty couple at- inhshay;weigmo.Alo
in his heavy, sweeping mood. All of
tended Saturday's Union the dansant. his works hold beauty and lyric grace.
There were only ten last time. Mr. Gabrilowitsch's reading was ac-
curate and aidequate-somehow thet
Wonder if Senator Couzens discov- atmosphere of the auditorium, the
ered his own remissness during his! audience's patriotic, determined en-
investigation of federal tax returns? thusiasm neatly quashed sheer ro-
mantic inspiration.
Mr. Schkolnik as the soloist in the]
_________________________-Lalo Symphonic Espagnole and esp~e- 1
CAMPUS OPINION cialy during his moments of stubborn
Anonymous communications will be improvisation when the lights drama-
disregarded. The names of cominmuni- at
:ants will. however, be regarded as tically retired in the midst of the
confidential "won request. Dvorak Overture was skilled and com-
pelling. In his playing there is a
1fR L RBERRT ENDER N'S 'cello richness, and his tones are sen- I

"Trio in F Major" by Saint-Saes
was given by Maud Okkelberg, piano;
S. P. Lockwood, violin, and Ora
Lathard, violin-cello. With the ex-
ception of Mrs. Okkelberg, the per-
formance was far below the average
for a faculty concert.
* * *
"OUTWARD ROUND"
Comedy Club has given forty annual
plays since its organization in 1885
but it is doubtful whether it has ever
attempted a greater or more gripping
play than Sutton Vane's "Outward f
Bound" which is now in rehearsal.
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the forty-first production is not melo-

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yhaCRITICISM timental,, full and fruitful. He is an dramatic, it is not hair-raising; there
gen men everywhere was a great Cadmirable artist and artisan, is no mystery except the one great
Union building. Now, with that vision As a humble one from the ranks of The interest of the Festival . is mystery.-afterlife. Nothing one can
realized, these same men appear to the "four million" who witnessed the saved: the sensational Lawrence Tib-!tell of it will detract from the enjoy-
haefrotn h ntuiswih11bett is to; re-place Signor Lauri- jtl f twl erc rmteejy
have forgotten the enthusiasm which Play Production Plays on Thursdays h {ment of those who plan to see it; it
fired then before the institution took night, as one, of the audience "that Vlp Wf hether god or d h is the is the kind of play that one should
talk of the town gossip . . . . zooks.
material form. At least they have assembles unswervingly from bargain * r read before seeing.
neglected, to keep up payments on sale reflexes" and as one who is ad- THE GLEE CLUB CONCERT A handful of people find themselves
pledges made at the time of the cam- dicted to expressing that "expansive Thursday, March 26, has been se- on a ship just leaving port. They
paign for funds. As a result the Union bumpkin humor" Mr. Henderson re- lected as the date for the annual Uni- represent every type of human with
faces an acte financilccrisis wich wetarefamiliarnheubusines
faces an acute financial crisis.- fers to,- I wish to comment upon the versity Glee Club concert in Hill which we are familiar, the business
To nearly the !same degree are stu- review of this Play Production pro- auditorium. This year, under the di- man. the clergyman, the charwoman,
dents in the University guilty of de- gram by this member of the "upper rection of Theodore Harrison, there the society woman, the roue. All find
linquency in paying up their life four hundred" in Friday's Daily. Mr. will be a return to the lighter, more themselves thrust together in the
memberships. This is only one mani- Henderson evidently looks with dis- popular type of program with a frank smoking room of an ocean liner,
festation of the laissez faire attitude1 dain upon anyone who attends the reversal to the legendary college bound for-none of them know where
of the student body toward the Union, I Play Production plays-excepting of "glee" club rather than the formal --all they seem sure of is that they
an inexcusable lack of responsibility course the critic. He would have us male choir recently in vogue. Anyone are going to meet somebody.
toward an institution which plays a believe that the production of plays who has heard the organization this Though they are leaving this life,
most significant part in our life. If the 'by Herman Sudeman and Mrs. Have- year realizes the strange new life in- they are still human. There reactions
Union were to vanish only for a day lock-Ellis before the audience at U- jected into the performances through are typical. There is nothing super-
its importance would-immediately be 'Hall auditorium Thursday night was Mr. Harrison's enthusiasm. His lead.- natural about it. They continue to be
realized y hi the casting of pearls before swine ership inevitably marks a renewal of reust themselves. Throughoutwthe
The day has come when University,; and that the event of placing before'the Glee Club's former popularity entire piece the author has woven
men, graduates and students, mus t Mr. Henderson such a caste as the years ago when the organization tour- an undercurrent of natural and
adopt an aggressive attitude of su- plays comprised was like casting, ed totePacific coast as sk nation- sparklingrcomedy. His answer of
port for the greatest Union in the. swine before a-pearl, ally recognized for its steiking pro- the p~roblem with which every
world, or we must admit that the What the critic doesn't criticize in ghuman struggles during his en-
grains. Thursday, March 26, is the
ideal which made it possible has van- his write-up isn't worth criticizing, date-some nine days away. tire life, is clear, and concise, and
ished. At present there is a debt to He begins by derogating the audience; * * * quite believable. "Outward Bound" is
be discharged. The real debtors are then he launches into a tirade about EE not a religious doctrine, but it will
discharged. I ~~~~THE YOU\G PEOPLES' CONCERT gieyumcfodortuh.
a great mass of careless members the auditorium in U-I-Tall with its A review, by Robert Jtamsay.
who have failed to keep their pledge. 'pitiful perversion of beaver-board Children and a symphony concert! Although it may seem incredible,
It is necessary that their lethargi architecture'; then he hits the director The idea amused me until I remem- the play is not beyond the powers ofl
sleep be disturbed if the Union's of the lays. By this time he is on the bered how as a child, myself, I used an amateur organization. Every part
future is to be assured. play itself-where he probably should to sneak into the sanctity of a church, is intensly human and each character
I have started. . But not content in not stirred by any reverential emotion, finely wrought. The Comedy Club
IDEALS UPHELD criticizing the play as his duty really or moved by any intellectual curiosity, presentation may riot be great acting,
The United States of America was is, he again kicks outside of the traces but drawn by the overpowering desire but it will be at least a sincere effort
founded on idealistic principles espe- and swats the play production cours- ! to hear the minister's deep voice toward an intelligent and sensitive
cially in international relationships es,-and finally all the courses in the speak out the deathless dignity of the interpretation.
and has made some attempt to hold to university. About the only thing on benediction. It was actually for me -V. L. D.
its original purposes ever since the the campus he doesn't criticize is Mr. the fulfillment of an aesthetic desire;
earliest days. One of the most notable Henderson-and I say this advisedly though I knew neither what it meant (CORRECTION
stands the country ever took was that in view of the sentence with which I or why it was spoken. The age came Due to an error, the Masques pro-
embodied in the Monroe Doctrine began this paragraph. later, of course, when my more mun- gram of one-act plays was announced
which guaranteed protection from I think the critic should remember dane self breathed a hurried sigh of for Wednesday, March 18. The pro-
European invasion to all Central and that he himself was once in the play- I relief as the benediction announced duction, on the contrary, will be pre-
South American republics. production classes and that once upon the end of things; but that there was sented the following Wednesday
In spite of the high ideals which a time he too was among those who 1 once a period of actual aesthetic evening, March 25.
prompted the founders of the nation 'used formulated gestures of an ele- pleasure, I am certain. In the group picture of the princi-
to formulate such an altruistic policy { mentary public speaking class.' Now So, it is not hard to realize that the pals in the Junior Girls' Play publish-
in regard to her southern neighbors, , he "scorns the base steps by which he children who thronged Hill auditorium ed in the Sunday Second Section of
there have been numerous times in ! did ascend" which I admit is a ten- yesterday afternoon, really got more The Daily, the name of Mary Van
the past generations when the security dency in most celebrities-or celu- out of the concert than the picture of IBren as Marjorie Hempley (photo
of th se weaker nations has been serf- brities as the case might be. a rabbit fleeing distractedly from a by Rcntschler) was omitted.
ously threatened. The remarkable I wish to add that I bought one of) fox, or of a cat meowling over her ! Robert Henderson.
thing about -it is that the greatest I those 'four programs for one' tick- brood of kittens. Perhaps it would be I
danger has not been from foreign na- ets,-that I did last semester.-the better to saDe- Zinoviev's plans for a world revolu-
tions but from enemies within the semester before and the semester be- troit Symphony orchestra play yes- I tion seem to have cropped out in a
United States. It was just such a fore that,-and furthermore that I in- terday afternoon, one of-the best con- Chicago theater. He might at least
treacherous attempt which almost re- tend to get my money's worth out of certs I have heard it play. It in no have picked a good setting-some of
sulted in disaster to the ideals of the one I now hold as I did out of the , way reached the heights of artistry the Detroit playhouses for instance.
America last week in the opposition others. But as I also attended almost that it approaches-only approaches- i
to the Isle of Pines treaty officially every show at the Whitney both last under Ossip Gabrilowitsch; there was Those papers that said Illinois was
ceding the control of this island to year and this I would like to add, that no breath taking bit of technical skill sure to win the Conference track meet
Cuba under whose government it has in spite of the critic's insinuation displayed, no startlingly beautiful in- must____somwha __bahed
been for the past twenty years or that it is a bargain-seeking crowd that terpretation. There was no interpreta- The humidity average may be low
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