THE MICHIGAN DAILY
SATTRDAY, JANUARY 9, 1926
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SATURDAY, JANUARY 9, 1926
Night Editor-W. C. PATTERSON
STATION B-O-R-A-H AGAIN
The nation's last three presidents,.
her leading statesmen and politicians,
all are wrong. They were almost
unanimous in their support of United
States entrance into the World court;
Senator Borah, dear old space-fiilling
a3orah, is opposed to such a move.
The nation's leaders must be wrong,
Borah alone can be right.
THE ARMY.NAVY GAME IS A I'/
Chicago's boundless enthusiasm Mom"
and militant "I will" spirit seems GREATER CATHERINE
to have almost succeded in forc- Not only is a Better Michigan a
ing the army and navy authorities Better Michigan, but it Is also a
to consent to the playing of the greater Michigan, according to the
1926 Army-Navy football game at latest statements by the S. C. A. We
Soldiers' field, Chicag, on the Sat- sometimes wonder whether these ex-
urday after Thanksgiving. The only travagant statements get them any
known reason for the move is Chi- money.
cago's sudden and fervent desire to * * *
witness the service gridiron contest,' Someone started to tell us a rail-
backed by the ridiculous argument road joke the other day and then
that since the middle West helps to something happened so it was never
support the two academies, it has a finished. We do hope who ever it
right to see their football teams in was will tell it to us and that any
action. other of our readers who know any
Chicago should have planned for will let us know at once. We under-
the handling of such a game years stand that the Ann Arbor line has
ago, if it is so necessary that the mid- been purchased by. the Wabash or
shipmen and the cadet corps travel something like that. We hope they
hundreds of miles westward for the don't change the name or anything.
game. Soldieds' field, so proudly re- s . .
ferred to by Representatives Britton The *imes vaudeville tournament
and Madden of Illinois as the ideal which has been hotly contested for
spot for the game, will not be fit for the past few nights over at their new-
any kind of a football game at the ly painted theatre, was well worth at-
end of next November, much less one tending, if for no other reason than
of the importance of the Army-Navy that it was an almost unbelievable
tilt. The playing field is hardly above example of the naive nerve of certain
the level of Lake Michigan and is al- local students. Some of the acts were
ways damp; with a little rain, it be- good, notably, Chuck Woolcott's or-
comes a swamp. The icy wind that chestra, the ventriloquist, and per-
sweeps over the stadium from the haps one or two others we've forgot-
lake is not conducive to the playing ten. But if anyone ever desired to see
of good football by the teams or en- an example of colossal nerve we point
joyment by the spectators. The park- with pride ito the two-man team that
ing spaces and methods of reaching did the song and piano act.
the playing field are woefully inade- T
quat forthehandingof lrge The songster of the team had no
quate for the handling of large voice at all, at all, but had captured
the real old vaudeville manner, which
If these objections were not enough he demonstrated by adding "Now"
to make Soldiers' field a hopeless con- before every line of the verse and in-
sideration as a football gridiron in terposing a "Hey-Hey" between every
late November, there is the added fact third word in each chorus. In this
that the stadium was not constructed wise he proceeded to shout the words
for football. Chicago plans to sell of the songs which he had chosen to
100,000 tickets to the game-about ...
Stinterpret, without any particular re-
40,000 of which are far worse than gard for rythm and none for melody.
any seats at Ferry field. The stadium He also added to the supreme effec-
extends far beyond the gridiron, north tiveness by snapping his finger care-
and south along the lake front, and less from time to time in rythm with
occupants of these seats might just as the piano, which we are forced touas-
well stay at home as far as being able suine was playing, althugh it could
to distinguish the players or the de- not be heard above the super-sten-
tails of the plays goes . As 60,000 torian tones of this ideal of the deaf.
seats are to be sold in the East and When one of these eruptions of the
40,000 in the West, it is evident that voice as it were, were completed our
a great many enthusiasts would make
trip est nly t be adlyherop would bow deeply and walk off
the trip West only to be sadly disap- the stage with all the swagger of-
pointed when the game opened. 'well, no one but an imitator of the
Chicago has its share of football- great art of the two-a-day could have
the University of Chicago and North- such a swagger, amid the wild plaud-
western make it a point, for financial its of the aroused audience. The audi-
reasons, to see that the city has a ence of which we had the honor to be
game every Saturday during the fall, a member, was most assuredly arous-
and two energetic professional teams ed by the volume of sound projected
add to the football din. There is little from this lone throat-and being
need to subject the two service aroused but not quite indignant
academies to the rigors of a trip West enough to hiss or laugh-did what all
in order to allow a few Chicogans to audiences do at similar performances
huddle beneath the pillars of Soldiers' -it applauded violently. At which
field and watch another 22 men play the artists would return and bow and
football. bow and shout and shout-Oh, if you
The rest of the country may well didn't go you sure missed something.
pause and watch in rapt admiration * * *
as Chicago proceeds to get what it SUPPRESSED DESIRES
wants; the "I will" motto has many I
loyal sons, and the eastern authorities I'd like to write an Inlander,
must be somewhat dazed at the I think it would be fun
rapidity with which the Chicago cam- To turn a few ideas loose
paign has reached its climax. But the And watch the beggars run.
fact remains-Annapolis and West II
Point are eastern institutions and To sit in solemn conference
they should meet on an eastern grid- Beside a pleasant fire
iron. And throw in rotten poems
Is the height of my desire.
EDITORIAL COMMENT With due specific gravity
I'd tell the shivering scribes:
"Your motif is too massif
IT IS TO LAUGII For the medium it describes."
(The Springfield Union) IV
A bit of "copy" sent out by the Na- If they should venture to protest
tional Laugh Month Committee sol- And pleading voices lift;
emnly declares: "The question sould I could not show them how it's done,
mnydecA s:T usnsu God knows it is a gift.
notL 'e.wny is iuu-- -^^ui- "rd ^
THE SPOTLIGHT VAUDEVILLE
A review, by Leonard Hall.
According to a recognized classifi-
cation, the art of the stage is confined
to legitimate drama and the more
effete dances, with burlesque, the
near-art lagging in the rear, while
vaudeville is billed witn te movies.
The boisterous gaiety of the four-a-
day is for those people wno go to a
"show," and as shows go the Mime's
Spotlight Vaudeville of last night was
eminently satisfying. All the familiar
standbys of the varieties were there,
the ventriloquist and his versatile
doll, the jazz orchestra, the soft shoe
shufflers, the song and dance man,-
all were in evidence except for the
The Goldman cousins, Bernard, '27,
and Bernard, '29, performing enthusi-
astically, on the piano, and vocally,
took the first prize, a silver loving cup
on the vote of the audiences of the +
two performances. F. Ford Schott,
the ventriloquist and Joe the doll, ran
second. Donegal and Sstock, late of
"Tambourine" stepped through a
series of eccentric dances and took
the house with an ecstatic Charleston.
"DANCIN G MOTHERS"
A review, by Edward Heyman.
Another play of the younger, yeasty
generation. Our poor sons and daugh-
ters of today have been preached at,
ragged and damned unmercifully.j
And Edgar Selwyn has written the
most sermon-wise thesis of all. As
soon as the curtain rises one knows
what to expect; the blase, sophisti-
cated daughter who smokes gold tip-
ped cigarettes andf sips a few golden
cocktails; the doting father who finds
Philadelphia business trips a nice ex-
cuse for spending the week-end in
New York; the hagard mother who
despairs of family conditions and de-
ides to step out herself; and finally
the man about town, the great lover,
whose bachelor apartments remind
one of the women's smoking room in
Of course both daughter and
mother fall victim to the charm of
this supper Don Juan and are dis-
covered in his apartments by father,
who incidentally is supposed to be in
Philadelphia. It is all very trite and
absurd; only the ending saves it from
utter hoplessness. The final curtain
falls on an unhappy situ&tion-which
deserves a loud bravo, for American
audiences are very sensitive about
"Dancing Mothers" as a play is very
poor; as entertainment fair. The lines
are theatrical but effective, and Mary
Young does wonders in the impossible
role of the mother. She is a convinc-
ing actress and deserves better parts.
Dorothy Burgess as the daughter
drinks, smokes and swears only as a
stage flapper would do. Once or twice
she shows signs of better things, and
William P. Carleton is satisfactory as
the husband. John Halliday might
have been equally as good in that
part, only he was cast as the heart
breaking bachelor. He seems a bit
out of place there.
The play is bound to be popular. Mr.
Selwyn knows how to please our
modern audiences, but then it has
been said that they are very easily
MAN N'S c E
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Read The Daily
President's Wilson, Harding, Cool-
idge, former Secretary of State
Hughes, the republican and demo-
cratic leaders, the majority of the
senate, the people of the country-on
the one hand; Senator. Borah,'a group'
of senators who see publicity possi-
bilities in being oppositional, and a
great mid-western advertising medi-
urm-on the ether.
Legislative opposition indicates a
healthy political state-when that op-
position is of a sane, constructive na-
ture. Opposition for antagonistic or
opportunistic reasons is hardly bene-
licial, especially in a body of the type
and nature of the United States sen-
Perhaps the opposition to American
participation is not such, perhaps it is
d i .. l A ~n r of .v-
..,7.-,, ,d" With 1,.ll 1Aim htrmiilitu jone
based upon sunaprincipe p s L :W nO ,y .LWu , LL US. --.,,
enment and foreign relations, but if begs to dissent. The. question should
such a basis exists, the public has be, and is, why is laugh month? In af
been kept ignorant of the fact. Up to few words, the proposition is to make
this point, the efforts to block our this month, January, national laugh
entrance into the Court have been al- month. We have seen the establish-
most like a ,game. Borah started off ment of all sorts of "days" and weeks.
and organized an opposition. When it This is merely an amplification of the
appeared as though nothing could same idea.
stop the acceptance of the measure The plan is for everyone to vouch-
by the senate, Borah began to pave safe snickers, giggles, smiles, chuc-
the way for a hasty retreat. Then kles, gurgles, grins and roars, peals
came the break that the opposition and shouts of laughter in great abun-
l-ad hoped for, the two major parties dance during this month . It is a pret-
disagreed as the possible conse-F ty sad plan. It makes one want to
quences of participation in the Court. cry. What, have we of this age sor
Not an unusual thing for the two par- standardized ourselves that' now we
ties to disagree, and not a particularly must laugh in stated periods and at
important point over which they de- somebody's official promptings. Must
bated, but Borah and his followers the extent of our mirth be dictated by
lost no time in taking full and com- ! the time of the year? Mast we whinny
plete advantage of it. And now the our foolish heads off merely because
nation is faced with the possibility of this is the official month for whinny-
a filibuster of indefinite length,-with ing? It is worse than a pretty sad
the new tax bill waiting all the while. plan. It is something terrible.
If Senator Borah has anything more We think a much better plan would
than a "Fourth of July-ish" belief be, to forget all about national laugh
in nationalism to support his cam- month, would be to go along quite as
paign against United States entrance usual this month, being as friendly, as
into the Court, now is the time to tell amiable and as cheerful as possible,
1h, conuntrv about it.TBnt with mmn- mwn} a h+ o rn mwn unr c- nut+
It would seem to all appearances as
if the natives of this great metropo-
lis had each and every one of them
vowed as their New-Year's resolu-
tions never to communicate with this
department again. If this is so they
are certainly living up to it unusually
Gaylord seems to have been quite
incensed by our quoting him recently.
He visited us today and staged a veri-!
table riot of wind and fury. He dis-
claims all credit for making the re-
mark, and further states that he
knows nothingaboutshair-cuts and
rarely uses them himself. We hereby
wish to apologize for this terrific
blunder of ours. I should stand.
"As' Gaylord says, just a few more
tirades, and the semester will be
* * *
Rollo has found a new game. It is
not a pleasant game. It consists of
finding all the nails in any street and
Solinnw fh +Am inhi lf nnafie
The program for Thomas Wilfred's
recital Thursday evening, January
14, in Hill auditorium on his color or-
gan, the Clavilux, has just been re-
ceived by the local committee, and in-
eludes the following numbers:
Introduction by Mr. Wilfred.
a. Second Movement from Luccata
Opus 21. (Slowly ascending)
b. Op. 46. Vision Fantastique.
c. Op. 49. Pastel. Study in spheres
d. Op. 38. Study in Complex mo-
tion. Primary: single form ievolvin,
through double elliptical orzbit. Sec-
ondary: rising and expanding.
e. Op. 31. Through an Enchanted
g. Intermiezzo. Double form swing-
ing, rising, advancing. Accompani-
ment: Single form opening, closing.I
h. Op. 47. Visual Prelude to al
i. Motive of Sheherazade (from a1
visual setting for Rimsky-Korsakoff'sI
j. Op. 52. Solo: multiple form
turning. Accompaniment: triple form
developing from single and double.
* * *
THE GLEE CLUB
The Michigan Glee club, under the
direction of Theodore Harrison, will
give its second out-of-town concert of
the season Tuesday evening, January
I 12, in the Pease auditorium, Ypsilanti,
under the auspices of the Pen-Hel-
lenic association of the Michigan
State Normal college. The program
G-E Motorized Power--
an ideal combination of
electric motor and con..
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individual task-is at
work the world-over;
relieving workers more
and more for better and
more profitable pursuits.
A new series of G-L ad-
what electricity is doing
in many fields will be
sent on request.
Ask for Booklet GE K-i.
Ten or twelve hours a day toils the coolie. If hc
carries all he can, he moves one ton one mile ira
one day. For that he receives twenty cents.
Cheap labor! Yet compared with our American
worker, receiving at least twenty-five times as much
for an eight-hour day, the coolie is expensive-labor.
In America we move one ton one mile for less than
one cent. The coolie, working by hand, accomplishes
little; while the American, with electricity's aid,
Plenty of electricity and cheap electricity -these
are two great advantages which America enjoys
over the rest of the world. While our present gener-
ating capacity is 20,600,000 kilowatts, new develop-
ments call for 3,000,000 kilowatts more per year.
To college men and women- potential leaders-will
fall the rut-r nf finding- more andl <till more wrkr