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THE MICHIGAN DAILY a A '1'T!~P~ A~X ~'1f 1'w ~ v4~ftE

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during the University year by the Board in
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Thomas P. Henry Fredk. K. Sparrow, Jr.
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Sports Editor........ William H. Stoneman
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Women's Editor.............Verena Moran
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SATURDAY, MAY 16, 1925
Night Editor-THOMAS V. KOYKKAf

been demonstrated by his readiness
to seize upon what may be his last
great chance to make a place for
himself in the spotlight. No wonder
he has been so successful in real
estate with his apparent knowlege
of advertising.
More than eighty thousand people
from all over the country are expect-
ed to be present when the fifty-first
annual Derby opens at Churchill
Downs, Kentucky, this afternoon.
I These poeple are, as an aggregate,
traveling thousands of miles for this
event. They are leaving eighty
thousand businesses, and homes, and
families, to watch a score of horses
race around an oval track..
It is a great sport, in fact, it has
been called the sport of kings, but is
this sport of horse racing, or any
other sport, worthy of such great
emphasis? Is there any reason why
attendance at these events should al-1
most be a prerequisite to "being
This condition is not, of course,
confined to the United States, but it
Is more emphatic here. The differ-
ence between this and other coun-
tries is that commercial America does
not take her sport as an hour of play,
but tends to elevate It to a place of
major importance.
This week marked the passing of a
great statesman, a great war min-
ister, a great colonial organizer,-
Lord Alfred Viscount Milner, min-
ister of war in the cabinet of David
Lloyd George during the closing year
of the World War. But it is not.
chiefly because he was a statesman,
not because he was a master of or-
ganization, that we pay tribute to
Lord Milner. It is because he was
a self-made man.
There is something about the
phrase "self-made man" that com-
mands respect, and especially so when
it is applied to a country such as
England, where to be self-made po-
litically means, and meant even more
co a score of years ago, breaking
through that closedy knit ring of
aristocracy that has surrounded the
governmental machinery for cen-
Alfred Milner was born a common-
er; he died a peer of England and a
knight of the most exalted Order of
the Garter. Though the son of Eng-
lish parents, he was born in Germany,
which fact alone proved a great ob-
stacle in his early attempts in poli-
ties; he died leaving a great respect
for the Teutonic organization which
he brought to the English cabinet.
We may not agree with Lord Mil-
ner's policies or methods, but we can-
not help but respect a man who
'without assihtante climbed the entire
length of one of the steepest ladders
in the world.
Shirt sleeve weather comes and
goes, but rolled hose seem to be with
us forever.

-The New York World.
Isn't something to be deduced from
Lord Balfour's bland admission that TONIGHT: The Ann Arbor Play-
Briteaj is not destined for athletic makers present Two One-Act Plays in
supremacy? If one of our statesmen their l orkishol) at 8:1 O'clock.
said the same thing of America it TONI(IllT: "Make-Believe" by A. A.
might be considered treason, pun- Mi1e in the H1igh School auditorium
ishable by death. But apparently at 8:1 4 'clOk.--
Britain is not disturbed. What ex-
plains the difference in viewpoint? "MAKE-IBELIEVE"
Possibly it results from the fact A review, by Robert Henderson.
that "as a nation we are younger and I am become a reformer and I have
we still have grave doubts about our a cause: I have just seen an amateur
status. We grasp eagerly at events production that for freshness, spon-
which prove us the superior of the taneity and frank naivetee-I am en-.
other fellow. When Charlie Paddock thusiastic for the moment--has never,
beats the field at the Olympic Games hardly ever been equalled in my ex-
our hearts swell with pride and joy: perience. It is the Senior Play of'
ou hdearts s el with pideh an joy the local High School-always the
we identify ourselves with him and butt of penny jokes-and it is A. A.j
in some vague way it seems that as Milne's quaint, sophisticated fantasy,
Americans we are better than all the "Make-Believe."
peoples of the earth. But not only to The story tells of two very Engl'ish
Lord Balfour-to other less con- children, Jill and Oliver, hounded by
templative Englishmen as well-a na- the tragic worries of an English gov-
tional victory in sports is less excit- erness, an English doctor, an English

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ing. Possibly this is because the
doubts which beset us are far from
his mind. He knows that his country
has managed to get along since the
year 1066. He achieves a certain
serenity, he takes his sport as sport
and not as something to be pursued
in quite so deadly earnest, with quite
so many training tables, coaches and
batting averages to three decimal
places. . .Well, peace be with him
and his serene cogitations. But we
are Americans-and Charlie Paddock
certainly can run.
By Edwin Francis Edgett
-The Boston Evening Transcript.
As a personality in American
literature, perhaps in the world li-
terature of the present moment, Amy,
Lowell was unique. As a poet she
was a conspicuous figure not merely
because of what she wrote, but also
because of what she was. Although
of New England birth, there was lit-
tle of New England in herself or in
her work. All her predecessors had
begun their literary life early and
were famous almost in the days of
their youth. She began late, and she
was well along towards middle life
before her name became known. She
emerged suddenly into the limelight,
and for the rest of her life it shone
full upon her.
In many ways, the name of Amy
Lowell was better known than her
work. Multitudes had heard of her,
but few had read her poetry, and
fewer still could analyze and explain
its inmost meaning. She was a poet
more for the reviewers ahld the es-
i sayists than for the readers, a poetI
!with a message, a poet with supreme
confidence in herself, a poet who was
certain to be misunderstood, and as

It is smalL uy, .r «, ,. mrI-iri- i u in oe nnd I.,
curate and a Cockney maid. In des- FACTORY HAT STORE
peration, they tell each other a story:1 suitcase.
the girl's of a Princess in Blue with 617 Packard St. Phone 741
the three suitors, of an honest, manly (Where D. U. R. Stops at State)
woodcutter--who naturally marries the
Princess as the curtain falls-and the -IIIIlIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIII IIIIIIIIIITllI true Victrola quality and amazing volume.
Queen in Green who hates crusts;
the boy's of an cannibal island with Underwood Standard
a Pirate Chief and his hand of six, of S e T
Tuaheeta, the dusky maid, of the can- Portable Typewriters eeUs Before YOU. G o On That Tri
nibal, the bird Cassowary, the Curate i
turned Missionary.
It is just the type of play amateurs,"'
especially young amateurs, should Tlhe Machine you will Mven-
attempt. There is a large east, an op- tually Carry. Sold on easy
portunity for a vivid experiment in terms to suit every student's
colorful costumes an(I settings, and a =pocketbook..
story that is by turns childish or[
sa Sic. ironical or wideyed--a sub- USIC H OUSE
limated "Peter Pan" in the precious
manner. Everything, you understand,
is extremely amateurish and untutor- - A. C. STIMSON 110 SOUTH MAIN -
ed, but so splendidly natural; take Second Floor
the advice for what it is worth- F
the perfornance is to be repeated 308 SOUTH. STATE ST.
this evening--you will enjoy the play
immensely, because it is so new and ,itlwtmlliil i niinil Ilt IU 'III
because it is so unatfected. --
Much of this charm is due to Milne __--
limself, ;jut much of it is also due RCUGHIN wT IN
to the exact direction. There are the ROUGHINGII
two children, the Princess in Blue, ROPE
the healthy Woodcutter, the Curate, = ,;"
the tirmendous Pirate Chief, the A Crowd of 'ollege Men
Cannibal, the band of pirates, and 67 DAYS - -$500
best of all, the little colored boy who France, Switzerland, Italy
is the cook; there is a Lollipop tree, ; Holland, Belgium, England e '.
a rice-pudding shrub a cookie house, a I WHY DON'T YOU JOIN TOO
sailors' hornpipe, all form an olla -
podrida as silly and fascinating as it Write tOL OF
s indisribable, as mad as it is cork- TRAEL, Inc."~
ing and capital. 110 E. 42nd Street New York
You know what I am trying 10 say;
you have all been borsed and hored b~y
the average run of heavy, pretentious
amateur performan Cs on the cam-
pus, on every campus. Utterly lack-Ia=. t
ing in talent or experience, they are
not even flavored with the saving a N
grace of freshness and originality. FIN E L IN E
Often as not, they are mere revisions
of antedated Broadway successes, fjlJ1 ,C n i
sentimental and cheap, sodden with ® ( OF -
the triicks of the lprofessional stage... TAKES THE CAKOF
You know what I am trying to say; flIi'//,
here, for once, in this High School'"
production of a Milne fantasy you
have spirit and abandon, exotic color TY".LISH STR AW S
and sheer nonsense-a "Golliwog's -
Cakewalk," an "Alice in Wonderland" -
by proxy! - -I-
The grinding wheels for the new .
Michigan Union Opera have been set _5
in motion. The book has been select-,
ed, many of the songs and lyrics, com-
pleted, the (director arri'edssome T tHE family jury has decided -
three weeks ago, and last Monday Roy that for lightness, flavor and
Hoyer, leading-man in the Fred Stone color our cakes take all honors.
company for the last ten years, came The gratifying result of quality,nah
to Ann Arbor so takes, charge o thgcare and cleanliness in our baking. Wa d h a m s & Cc
dancing. The try-outs for the men1 ahm's Judge for yourself. V ~ ~ IL .L .ii
chorus, the showe girls, and the pony
chorus have been weeded out to an We Deliver Phone 5501
odd twenty-four for each group of 2012
sixteen, and daily these men are
working on the routines Mr. Hoyer
has preparedforthem. -gClothiers Hatters Furnishers
The new Opera will be a (lancing a . - s
show-and all that this implies. The
book will be patterned after the ro- EBIlIHlttlHmim ii tllllllhlII ilmilllllllIlIIIIIllllhItllhl111I111111l1111l11 IIti
mantic atmosphere so popular at
present in such musical comedies as IPatronize ThAdvertisers
"The. Student Prince" or "The Love eer

Today. the University is host to a
large number of fathers of students.
The atmosphere will be more or less
one of festivity, as "rah-rah" as poset
sible, because that appears to be the
best way to entertain the fathers,
since it is such a change from their
everyday routine.
But the atmosphere which will per-
vade the campus this week-end is also
a change for the students. It is only
upon such occasions as this that there
is any resemblance between actual
and story-book college life.
The fathers cannot hope to get a
correct opinion of life in the Uiniver- 1
sity by a visit on a week-end such as
this. There is always a great deal
of work to be done, and it must be
done by every student who expects to'
remain in the University. We hope
that the fathers will enjoy their visit
here, and we also hope that they will
find an opportunity to visit the Uni-

A tionymous communications will be
disregarded. The names of communi-
rants will, however, le regarded as
confidential uxcin request.


frequetly misrepresented. This was
not the essence of her fame, but it
was a part of it.
* * *
In brief, Amy Lowell was a mod-
ern of the moderns. Despite the fact
that she was a woman who must have
had the New England tradition in her
blood, despite the fact that she lived

ANSWER THITS IF YOU CAN !witnin tne confines of Greater Boston
To the Editor: all her life, despite the fact that Bos-
T WithaE nfidencnton and all it means must have been
of age and experience in international the inspiration of her childhood, few
affairs, The Daily's leading editorial American writers had less of Boston
of Thursday characterized as "ex- in their heart and soul. She cast the
treme" my view on the French debts past to the four winds of heaven. She
to this country. My published views lived in they present, she lived for the

versity at some less formal time. --, --
__rsyts _ _sfrma tm. on international affairs have too present ,she worked and wrote for the
r 00future
BRYAN F T~l FRON PAGE often brought this. reaction to stir in I- me
RYANT OF THE FRONT PAGE fme any resentment whatever, but IfuLeast of all was she, as might have
Congress might cease functioning, have at least lived long enough to see l been expected, a literary descendant
the President of the United States other views of mine which have I of any of the famous men and women
might be assassinated, the Democra- brought the same reaction become the who have made the New England tra-
tic party might be carried to a most generally accepted viewpoint through- (dition. She had nothing of the lyric
timely grave, but there would still be out the country. feeling of Longfellow, nothing of the
William Jennings Bryan. As The Daily did not touch in any spiritual fire of her kinsman Lowell,
Since he has almost completely serious way the arguments brought ( nothing of the humor of Holmes,
been outlived , by the party upon forward in my communication, this j nothing of the poetic mysticism of
which he has been attempting reply is due to a curiosity piqued by Hawthorne. What she had in her of
to ride into power for over thirty the closing sentences of the editorial. ! inspiration was all her own. She
years, the great commoner has been These assert that so soon as France chose by preference to write in the
compelled to divide his interests be- is willing to talk. business and admit medium of free verse, and she became
tween Florida real estate and the that there is a debt to be settled the one of its leading exponents. She
fight against evolution. Recent ru- whole discussion will end. This im- was a writer of today in her moods,
mors have it that he has been com- plies an inside knowledge of the her ideals, her themes and her style.
paratively successful in his business whole matter which I do not possess To read her poetry is to gain knowl-
interests-perhaps to the extent of a 'and on which I seek light. . edge of something new and strange in
million dollars or more-but the out- The dispatches of the very day on verse, something that may or may
come of his efforts in the great re- which the editorial appeared made the not endure, something that is differ-,
ligious controversy are uncertain. announcement that the French Min- ent from the originality of Walt Whit-
True to the ways of a lifetime, the I istry was ready to begin conversa- man as he is different from his com-
old Democratic war horse is still good tions peon the basis of payments peers in American poetry.
for a fight to the finish, as he has which would be a certain proportion I* * *
demonstrated by his recent decision of the sums to be received from Ger- 1 Strangely enough, however, al-
to represent the World's Christian j many under the Dawes plan. Wash- though she sought nothing of the3
Fundamental association in the ington was reported to be unwilling lyric in her own poetry, when she sat
prosecution of J. T. Scopes, the Ito consider this. , herself down to begin her greatest
Tennessee science teacher who is There is another point on which I= work she chose for her subject a lead-
charged with the grave crime of re- desire light. Italy has incurred an I er of the English lyric poets. She
ferring to several paragraphs deal- entirely similar debt to us on account studied' the life of John Keats from
ing with evolution in a textbook on of war loans which likewise run into original sources. She went to the,
biology. The fact that this partie- 1the billions of dollars. I have heard i fountain head of knowledge for in-
ular text is one of the regularly state- of no pressure put upon her to make ' formation about him. She acquired1
adopted books might frighten some payments. Like France, Italy is poor manuscripts and other documents of
opponents, but it has not daunted and maintains a large military and 'picturesque value, and for five years,
Mr. Bryan. naval establishment which is certain' she wrought and wrote. The result
Now the whole point of the Ten- ly not lined up on the side of France. was not a mere dry-as-dust record of
nessee squabble, of course, is not the May there be a possible connection :the years of a poet who lived only
merits or demerits of the theory of between the large "Italian" vote and to emerge from his youth, and then to

Song," and Mr. Hoyer, one of the
foremost masters of stage dancing in
the country, is modelling his numbers
on the famous Tiller-Girl technique
with the speed and mass precision
that made "Cotton Stockings" among
the fastest amateur revues ever pro-
Finally, merely by way of back-
door gossip, the try-outs this year-
chance always moves in such cycles-
are unquestionably superior, even af-
ter their few weeks training, to the
average chorus work in the finished
"Tickled To Death." This is all ex-
tremely fortunate,' extremely neces-
(Continued on Page Seven)
poet as he worked. But she was
critic as well as biographer, and she
mingled her praise and her blame
with a sure, judicial hand.
It is fitting that her life should be
crowned with this biography. She
died with the echos of praise for it
resounding about her. It is perhaps
not too much to say that, although
many years of work might have been;




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