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S$ATURD1AY, MAY 29, J1929t

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er stadium, and for a monumental ex-
pansion of the program of "athletics
for all."
There are other things innumerable
things, for which the past University
year will long be remembered by
those who took part in it. It has been
a great year,-perhaps not the great-
est, but there have been none greater.
With millions of orientals and hun-
dreds of thousands of Americans
caught in the narcotic traffic, it has
been no phenomenon, to critical ob-
servers that attempts to regulate, pro-
hibit, or limit it have been discourag-
ing failures. Past attempts have been
nullified by the organized efforts of
those who have capitalized on human
degeneracy. China heroically deter-
mined to thwart this blight a few
years ago, suffered, then reverted to
its old vicious habit. Most of the ef-
forts made in the past have been
similar to locking the stable after the
horse is gone. Endeavor has been
concentrated on the attempted cure
E of hopeless addicts rather than in
preventing the spread of the traffic
among the young. It has now been
seen that the only way the evil can
be wiped out will be by a process of
universal education; indeed, this is
the only way that deepseated social
evils can be eradicated.
As a result, there will take place
in Philadelphia within a few weeks
a world-wide conference, representing
the nations concerned, for Itlie pur-
pose of concentrating activity and co-
operation in the extension of pre-
ventative narcotic education. It is
expected that while this conference
will make no immediate and direct
effort to influence international legis-
lation, the benefits coordinating
world endeavor will be invaluable,
and a distinct step taken toward the
eventual solution of the monstrous
evil. With thousands of heroin ad-
dicts in every one of our large cities
and millions of orientals caught in
the clutches of the opium habit, the
task of abolishing the drug evil is a
gigantic one. But it is to the credit
of those setting out to curb it that
they are fully aware of their tre-
mendous job. Perhaps the Philadel-
phia conference will be the beginning
of the distant end.


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We have come to the jumping-off
place-the place from which we make
our plunge into the great unknown,
the finals. And so to you we give our
best wishes for good guessing on the
finals, and may the instructor happen
to hit on the part of the course you
studied last night.
* *8*
Since it is necessary that we study
for our various finals, we have de-
cided that we cannot have a column
for the rest of the semester. And
therefore the Daily has had to
suspend publication.e
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AD R A M .
A review, by Leston Whitehead.
"The Grand Duchess and the
Waiter", from the French of AlfredI
Savoir, is a gay whimsical bit of
nonsense, as Gallic as "La Vie Paris-
ienne" and embodying the same
subtlety and finesse of expression as
that widely-read periodical. The
plot is too well-known to bear repeti-
tion; the lines are Continental-dan-
gerously so in places; and the cast is

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SAIURI)AY, MAY 29, 1926
Night Editor-'ARLTON G. CHAMPE

Ann Harding as Xeria, Grand
Duchess of all the Russias Funland,
TODAY'S PHOTOrp Poland and the proprietress of a night
BLANK-(The photographer club at Deauville, displays her Nor-
is studying). die type of beauty to excellent ad-
vantage. Why do gentlemen, prefer
* * " blondes? Her gowns are exquisite,
CHIMPANZEES' FINAL MEETING worthy of an appearance in an Avery
Apes, we are here to put the final Hopwood boudoir farce. Her voice,
touches on the spring initiation. One at one irritating and enchanting is her
or two of our initiates are still in the most unique possession, but the neces-
hospital-very still. And so they will sarily rapid tempo of the lines de-
be allowed all summer to recover. stroys any of its more pleasing quali-
But there is one hardy soul that ties which have been previously dem-!
has survived the ordeal and comes onstrated in other roles.
forward today with his initiation Rollo Peters, that versatile young
manuscript. Let's hear it, Ape Nick, man! is less effective as Albert the
waiter, than in his last Detroit ap-
WHY EVERY ONE SHOULD JOIN ,pearance in "Stolen Fruit". Broad
THE TOLSTOY LEAGUE comedy is scarcely his field, and then
It is with numbleness and profound too, Menjou of the Movies was such
sincerity that I submit to my initia- a charming Albert-but comparisons
tion into that great society of apes. are odious. In the gentle art of,
Firstly each and every one of you "waiting", Albert should be instruct-
ought to join for the mere reason of 1 ed by our own perfect William inl
finding out why they call it the Tol- "You Never Can Tell"-but then, who
stoy league. So far as I have noticed wouldn't be clumsy with the prospect
they have lectures on all subjects but of Miss Harding submerged in the
Tolstoy. bath, and apparently unconscious of
My second reason why it is worth- the fact?
while joining the league is that you The Countess PrascoviaAvaloff, with
will learnRussian, and then you can her tales of adventure (told with a
read those great masterpieces of fic- slightly erotic touch), her six Bolshe-
ion. viks--and the two others-is more
Thirdly, that they are so novel. Why thkn-aristocratic; hesis poe
the evn ue bueprits or ostrsthan aristocratic, she is positively
they-even use blue prints for posters. immoral. That worthy dowager dis-
And the romantic shapes that these plays a vigor and persistence worthy
posters take. On one occasion theypayavgran risecwrty
postrs tke. n on occsionthe of the Great Catherine but is evident-
will have heart shaped ones, and then
there will be those that look like po- ly less successful in her escapades
tatoes. I tell you folks they're good, than that royal lady.
Another reason is that when you MERCENARY MELLER
take Russian Lit next year you will T erE arybeLLEro
be ale to pronounce Yasnaya Poly- There is a story based on rock
bea, anlethpronouncesanyanguePofacts, and true ones too, that seats
ters. and other Russian tongue twis for the New York debut of Raquel
And lastly one gets in with the elite Meller, the famous Sparvish singer
of the campus. who is appearing this week at the!
* Nick. jNew Detroit, were sold at such a
* * * price that La senorita ireceived a{
That's all for this meeting, Apes.r quite cool ten thousand dollars for the
And remember spend your summer single night. And this price was paid
months in hard toil, so that you may to a thin tired little woman of twenty}
be prepared to take up the initiation eight, who sang thin, tired little
ceremonies next fall and do justice songs in a thin tired little way, and
to the new candidates. There is just with a voice that is not the best in
one thing we wish to request: please the world.
don't make paths on the campus this Her success everywhere has been as'
summer, startling as in New York. Paris
* * * claims the discovery, but the person


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With this issue, the entering
staff bids them adieu. They have
done their work well and faith-
fully, and as far as circumstances
permitted, their administration
has been successful.
The school year of 1925-26 is rapidly
drawing to a close. Within a fort-
night, the "grave and revered" seniors
will be in the midst of Commencement
week, and then, with the best wishes
of the University, they will depart to
find their respective tllaces on ,the
ladder of success. The graduating1
class cannot be called the best thatj
has ever left these halls, yet it is in-
ferior to none. And as they -leave,
these seniors can look in -retrospect
at this last, their final year.
The year has witnessed the inaug-
uration of a new administrative head,
a man with vision and executive abil-
ity who shows promise of reaching
the Utopian educational heights to
which the late President Burton
aspired. And the year has witnessed,
also, a lessening of faculty resentment;
against these new, these progressive,
And as Michigan has advanced in
fields educational, so has she progress-
ed in other fields. Student govern-
ment, formerly but a phrase, has comef
to take a definite, tangible shape, witht
tremendous possibilities for the fu-t
ture. The Union, which during thei
past several years has been regardlyt
more than a structure of brick and
stone, shows promise of regaining its,
old position of prominence. Practi- I
cally every student activity has shown1
commendable progress of a construc-N

Anonymous communications will be
disregarded. The names of communi-
cants will, however, be regarded as
confidential upon request.
To the Editor:
Your editorials of May 23 and 28th
appear to me to be groundless and
unwarranted attacks against the
French, inspired by a sort of prejudice
which might well be termed "Franco-
phobia." This insidious disease
which seems to have so many middle-
western editors in its grip,-causes
its victims to go out of their way to
compose stories of French wicked-
To call France the "Arch-offender
against the peace of Europe" is not
quite fair. France has joined the
League of Nations which we have
scorned. She played an important
part at Locarno. What she was forc-
ed to do in Morocco, America and
England have done elsewhere. The
French regime in Africa, especially
under General Lyauty, has been most
Our papers frequently call France!
militaristic . Although favorably lo-
cated, we insist on a large navy, as do
the English. Yet we blame the French
for insisting on something better than
"paper security" when they have seen!
their country devastated twice in
fifty years. Germany has a popula-
tion of 65 millions; France 40. De-
spite our unfriendly slurs, I cannot
believe that France brutally assault-
ed Germany in 1914. It is not a ques-
tion of blaming Germany or any oth-
er nation, but a question of. envisag-
ing the very clear facts of the matter.
The French problem should be con-
sidered from a different angle.
Some of us adopt that sickening
"better than thou" attitude toward un-
fortunate Europe. Perhaps if we had
been invaded, had suffered immense
losses in blood and treasure (all that
is forgotten now) and had been re-
duced to a second-rate power finan-
cially, we should demand security.
As to the debt, it is a characteristicj
remark, that of "agonizing cries of
financial strangulation" issuing from1
the French. I believe it was natural
to iesitate to sign a paper pledging
unborn generations to pay vast sumsi
to a country possessing most of theI
gold in the world. As it is, the greater
part of the German reparations willI
be turned over to this country. Per-3
haps some Frenchmen assumed that!
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Just what are those cute little
fences around the campus shrubbery
for, anyway? They don't seem strong
enough to keep a squirrel out, but
perhaps they are there to stop those
rough animals from stealing the
* * *
Or maybe the idea is to keep those
foreign shrubbs separated from good
American varieties.
* * *
Well, they can't hold any more
parades over in Lansing now. Al-
though the students can probablyget
one past the police sometime by call-
ing it a circus parade.

first to realize the value of Raquel
Meller as a box office attraction and
whose capitalization of that thin little!
voice has made him an independantly
wealthy gentleman was the now un-i
known person who picked up a little
blind singer in an Argentine cafe, and
gave the world-New York is not
just sure what.
But the whole secret-in a financial
way and otherwise-is simply the fact
that La Meller is a personality, and
more, a spectacle; that and the fact
that she has the charm of a Nero, and
the same appeal that made Sarah
Bernhardt's last Camille an ovation, al-
though she was a grandmother with'




* * * j a wooden leg. And still with enough
HEBE, we must ask you, have you American dollars to buy the native
read the great, thrilling German epic land that made her a success, the
of the Renaissance, "Einsamemen- j same little music hall favorite who
scheusgluck?" So have we. danced the Tarantelle is longing to
a* * return; to return to sing to the people
A. new field of amusement that whom she says have the true hearts
ought to be investigated by the pleas- that can keep time to her rythms!
urt-wad younger generation is the . a .a
economics faculty baseball games. THE SHUBERT REVUE
The most elaborate of the revues
Half-minute Interviews."B that have been done by the above all
Salesman: "Buy one of the all-wet prolific Messrs. Slrubert is "The Great
issue of the Gargoyle." Temptation" which is now at the New
York Winter Garden. The cast itself
It appears now that the new physi.
calexainaionsysem mouts nlyia sensational with a list of Haimes,
cal examination system amounts only; that calls enough Shubert dollars into,
to paying your doctor for an examin play to buy and sell the average musi-
flnd fault whith the hea ii service can cal comedy. However the Shubert re-
ndati vues have a way of going over-
Techeering section will seat 1200 every one knows why--and "The Great
Thects. Temptation" is no exception. For it
* * a is said between the curtains that Jan
Which means that 1200 alumni will Oyra who is now dancing in "A Night
not enjoy the games as much next in Paris" has been commissioned to
year. devise a new ballet based on the fam-
a a a ous "Cama Sutra" and which will be
Only 365 days until next year's a history of all the vices in the world.

In this last issue of the Daily we want to
wish you a very pleasant summer vacation
and goodby until fall
We appreciate your patronage during
the past year and we have enjoyed servin
you very much.
After a hot afternoon in a final, drop in
and cool off at our soda fountain.

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