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Telegraph Editor......... .Morris Zwerdling
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Night Editors
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Carlton Champe Stanford N. Phelps
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ames Herald Cassam A. Wilson
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000 public utility transfer 15 years
ago is quite superfluous. In the cam-
paign leading up to a special election,
this incident was thoroughly investi-
gated. With the facts placed clearly
before them by both parties, the peo-
ple of Maine elected Mr. Gould by theI
largest majority ever given to a sen-
atorial candidate in that state. In
Aroostook county where the transfer
was made, he led by a nine to one
Even enterprising senators, it
seems, should learn that "there is a
time and place for everything"-par-,
ticularly for disproved rumors.
One of the most popular sports in
Detroit these days is passing on ru-
mors as to just what Henry Ford is
going to do in the automobile field-
and others.,
One day he is going to establish a
Toledo-Detroit trolley line or receive
the Nobel prize for his ill-fated voy-j
age on the Oscar II back in 1915, on1
another Willys-Overland officials are
going to cooperate with him in build-
ing a new trick super-six or for effi-
ciency's sake Henry is going to emu-
late John McGraw of the New York
Giants and remove the shirt tails of
all his workers.
The number and variations of these
rumors surpasses all human under-
standing. If Henry had followed out
a tenth of them he would have been
in the poorhouse ten years ago.
Several bills introduced into the
House this session have proposed that 1
postmasters retain office without term.
Although these measures will prob-
ably not be enacted this session, their
discussion can lead public opinion to
demand such reforms.

....... . .... ..

Everybody ought to be satisfied
now. The boys that come from Siberia!
had their ideal days Friday and Sat-
urday. And Sunday brought pleasant
memories to the students of Venice.
Londoners had their inning yesterday.
Only the Californian is unhappy.
The Florida boosters can take heart1
in the advice of the weather bureaus
that winds are due here that will ap-
proach a severe gale velocity.
* * *
Which brings us to the embarrass-
ing position of having to announcef
our own appointment to an important
office hereabouts. The news desk
doesn't consider it proper to call at-
tention to one of its own staff mem-
bers, but we feel that the news is of

T 0 N I G H T: Masques present
Maurice Maeterlinck's "Sister Bea-
trice" in the Mimes theater at 8:30
* I
A Review by Philip Brooks
They say that Igor Strawinsky has
a concerto for the piano in which thej
brasses and drums are used almost
exclusively. Such a rumor is fright-
ening. But the beautiful "Procession
of Princesses" and "Lullaby" of his
"Firebrand" suite leave an impres-
sion quite contrary to that fear. They
are exquisite.
The strange harmonies which were
to characterize his later works are
1rl ar " 1 - - -# 1 , -,.

Christmas BOOKS
Younger Readers
Open Evenings At both ends of the Diagonal
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ngon Portable.
would make a wonderful
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sufficient national importance as to k g g y present in the rest of tne
warrant space even in the ROLLS suite, however, especially in the ap-
column. propriately named "Infernal Dance."I
* * * Strawinsky has found in this a place
We have been appointed to head the for every conceivable staccato, run,
local United States weather bureau, trill and other tricks, and for every
and go in office immediately. We instrument in the orchestra, including
weren't going to accept, but when we two harps, the triangle, profusely
read that Will Rogers had been elect- used, and the zylophone.
ed mayor of Beverly, Cal., we decided Mostappealing on this program was
to also enter politis.the fantasy "Viviane," by Chausson.
Sa ,. It is characteristic, French, and ex-
Rogers telegraphed Doug Fairbanks, tremely beautiful. All the magic and
who we suppose was his -campaign emotionoagnificent ianissiwoundaup
manager, that he would put through brilliant first violin passages.
immediate reforms when he took Brahm's first symphony shows a
oice. , remarkable use of harmony among
the violas and wood-winds. While
Probablv as. a rew rd fnr his nrth

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Publication............. ...John 1. Bobrink
Accounts................Francis A. Norquist
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Daniel Finley Dorothy Carpenter
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E. L. Hlulse Selina M. Janson
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R. A. Meyer Marian L. Reading
Harvey Rosenblum -arriet C.Smith
William1. Spencer Nance Solamon

To The Editor :
Although Douglas F. Doubleday, in
his article "College-Trained Journal-
ists" published in "Chimes" for Dec.
9, does not openly state that "journal-
ism schools are positively worthless,"

Harvey Talcott Florence Widmaier I he so nearly approximates that state-
ment that he might as well have said
it and thereby saved himself the need-
TUESDAY, DECEMBER 14, 1926 less trouble of writing a column and
a half, only to prove nothing.
Night Editor-JO 11. CHAMBERLIN I It so happens that I am spending
weekly six hours in journalism
BRIAND'S VICTORY classes here at Michigan, and I can-
Another step in the return of Eur- not' but be stirred a bit by his mani-
ope to normalcy was taken Sunday fest distrust in the value of such an
when representatives of the Allies de- occupation. (Incidentally he started
cided to withdraw their military con- out by baring to us the worthlessness1
trol from Germany. of schools of journalism, and then
The agreement provides that, with rambles along until he gives us his
the withdrawal of allied control on opinion of the present day newspaper.)
Jan. 31, 1927, the League of Nations' If his opinion were correct, I would
investigation committee will take 1certainly cut short all work in the
charge of all phases of German dis- department; curiously enough, how-
armament. In the meantime, the pres-ev r, I plan to continue with the
etrommissin wih l mantm, toe sete sa ne (and, I almost think, more) en-
ent commission will attempt to settleh siasm. The fact is, I take more
the remaining questions on German It is. Te.ac iI ,k mr
the emanin qustios o Gemanstock in an active journalist's opinion
fortifications, and will investigate the
alleged production of war materials of journalism schools than I do in
by Germany. that of a third year man at college,
by ermny who is acquainted,= perhaps, with
Conclusion of the pact marks a vic- wh is a n erhas rith
either none or one of America's
tory for Foreign Minister Briand's
policy of conciliation toward Germany Incidentally, before going on, I
over the firmer methods advocated mitay, beore oing o I
by Premier Poincare. Fear has been might say that those of us who take
journalism because we have heard
expressed that success for agreement that it is a "pipe" are fully as justified
might mean a break between the two
French statesmen. Ratification by In our choice as the many who take
the French, cabinet, however, has dis- hygiene, geography and similar grade
proved that prediction, and has kept school subjects.
"All is not lost, however," he goes
France from a position of isolation
regarding military control of Ger- on, "for the journalism courses do
seem to have some value, although
many'. intended especially (thus ironically)
ON -AGAINfor those who will not pursue news-
Twyes agAenpaper work." What is the difference,
Two years ago, when the Republi- may I ask, whether we do go on?
cans had a safe majority in the Sen-Won't wesket thetsamebeneftf not
ate, Senator Frazier, North Dakota more-because of our interest-than
insurgent, was exiled from the party those who do not plan to continue?
councils and deposed from his com- What right has he to make such a
mittee privileges because he assisted division? I suggest that he recall his
the La Follette forces in the 1924 Logic, if he has ever taken any.
presidential campaign. Advertised as Undoubtedly-and I have been say-
a matter of "principle," the action was ing this for the last, as one does
undoubtedly taken as an object les- strawberries and cream at meal-time,
son to other insurgents who might -the author of the article is at his
defy the party mandates. best when he asks, "What is the de-
Now, with a much more precarious sirable education or preparation for
hold on the Senate, Republican lead- newspaper work? and answers by
ers have accepted Senator Frazier saying, "Specifically nothing." True
into their ranks, and have returned enough. "The answer comes-" he
all his committee privileges. In fact, says, as though by inspiration. I1
these grants which will give him the would that he' were thus inspired
chairmanship of a committee in the throughout the entire writing of the
next Congress, do not recognize that liwh ease he niLht have

.riuu ksuiwr Irnsw they carry the work, there is a digni-
in the campaign, Doug will lead the fled vigor, accompanied by a strikingt
grand march, if he keeps eligible. richness of tone in the full orchestra
* * *
passages-a strength underlying the
"You can suit all the people some whole symphony which, while not
of the time, or some of the people all loud or bombastic, makes it a power-
of the time, but you can soak all the ful composition.
people any old time" will be the mot- Anyone could be pardoned for wish-
to of the Bureau under our adminis- ing that the Detroit orchestra would
Iration. * * * show somewhat more vigor, and that
WEATHER NEWS their conductor would appear more
We ordered a cold wave last enthusiastic. Mr. Gabrilowitsch is
night because the sidewalks on unquestionably a scholar of the high-
the campus were getting too navi- est rank, but without being overly
gable. We don't plan to stage a dramatic, it seems, he could instill a
snow storm for a day or so, but desirable force into his players.
will get things slippery first. The orchestra always plays with
* * a sincerity, an ability to feel the
"Tiny" called up the weather bu- beauty of things, which makes them
reau yesterday morning to ask where ever admirable.
he could buy a compass, as he wanted * * *
to get to class. THE MASQUES' PLAY
* * Little has been said concerning
THOSE GRAVEL WALKS Masques initial offering of the year.
Any farmer lad used to treading In the excitement attending the week's
good gravel roads would be right at run of "Front Page Stuff" at the
home on the campus sidewalks yester- Whitney, the imminent production of
day. Now please don't say we are in- 'Sister Beatrice" was almost ignored.
consistent because we advocated put- However, the event of major import-
ting the sand there is the first place. ance in the dramatic season, and the.
We are perfectly consistent: every- exceptional merit of both the play
thing the B. and G. boys do is wrong. and the cast combine to augur suc-
* * * 1 cessful presentations tonight and to-!
That's the surest way to insure us morrow night at the Mimes theater.
of always being right. Much of this success depends on
* * * the interpretation of "Sister Beatrice,"
WOMEN'S LEAGUE BUILDING and much more on the direction of the
GETS ON THlE MAP play; and with Minna Miller in the
At last we have a futuristic map ' name part and Phyllis Loughton stag-
on sale. The Women's league is sell- ing the production, a reverent treat-
ing them, and they contain an air- ment is assured.
plane view of Ann Arbor. showin *

Lafayette at wayne Cad.xioo
" The Vagabond King" .Urhltmali"arty
Based on
Nights,$Si to$3; Sat. Mat., 75c to $2.so. W dd
Plis io% Tax.


8600 -10:30
Are you all primed for vacation? WJell---hire's a
good chance to use up a little of your extra energy. ThAcr'w;
a big blow-out at Granger's tomorrow night: SNOW BALL
FIGHT, noise-makers and in addition a good lively dcnce.
We're expecting to have a big time, and we want you to
be there.
Those who are going to be here over the vacation--don't
forget our NEW YEAR'S PARTY. Dance the O.
Year out and the New Year in.



about everything but a police tear gas
* * *
And the Women's league building
Is in it, the point being, that if enough
of these maps get sold the building
will be built, and if only a few are in
circulation, what difference does it
make if there is a mistake?
* * *+
This map is quite accurate, and is
done in colors, so that even an en-
gineer can understand it. Unusual
scenes such as a train on the Ann
Arbor railroad and a crowd at the
Union are shown.
S ,*
All the fraternities and sororities
are located where they belong, even
Phi Beta Kanna-which i i t

A Review by Margaret Ricker
One short hour and a half under
the influence of celestial Christmas
music at Hill auditorium was enough
to make one realize how empty the
ordinary interpretation of the Yule-
tide season has become.
Mr. Christian was entirely capable
of doing complete justice to the ex-
ceedingly varied program he pre-
sented. Probably the most appreciated
and enjoyed was the Pastorale
(Sonata I) by Guilmant-a uniquef
study in contrasts. The clear piping
of the shepherds in the fields With the
far away strains of a celestial choir
floating downwards as interpreted by
Mr. Christian gives an ordinary per-
son a suggestion of the thrill an

For the accommodation of University of Michigan students returning home Friday, December
17th, account Christmas vacation, the Ann Arbor Railroad will operate a special train from m"n
Arbor to Toledo on following schedule, protecting all Toledo connections:
Leaie Ann Arbor.. ... ...................11:15 A. M. (C. T.)
Arrive Toledo.............................1:30 P.M. (E. T.)
In order to protect Pere Marquette and Grand Trunk connections, a first section of Train No..
53 will be operated leaving Ann Arbor at 3:52 P.M. (C. T.) for Owosso, Mich., stopping at intermediatV
stations to discharge passengers.
In addition to the abovy Special Service the fo llowing regular train service, Ann Arbor to Toledo
will prevail:
Lea-e Ann Arbor ........11:404A. M. (C. T.) 4:181P. M. (C.T.)
Arrive Toledo ........... .2:10 P.M. (E. T.) 6:55 P. M. (E. T.)
Northbound Trains Nos. 51 and 53 leave Ann Arbor, 8:05 A. M. (C. T.) and 3:52 P. M. (C. T.)
respectively connecting with Grand Trunk, Michigan Central and Pere Marquette for all principal
destinations in lower and upper peninsula of Mic higan.
Would suggest purchase tickets and check baggage in advance so as to avoid unncce::ay
delay and confusion at train time.
11. A. MILLS, Commereil Agent
Ann Arbor, iLich.


in an agricultural atmosphere, artist must be continually receiving
* * * from transcendencies into the mystics
SANTA'S LIST of true art.
Dear Santa, The second half of the program was
given over to a mixed choir from the
Please bring the students some gas Congregational church under the di-
masks so that we can have a pep rection of Mr. Christian. Singing with-
meeting. out accompaniment, they presented
Cro Magnon. four works of the older composers.
Outstanding was "The Three Kings"-
Santa Claus: I a traditional French melody. The
Please bring the campus some float- combination of suitable music, capable
ing sidewalks. musicians and an imaginative director
Ima Collegiate. Iwas responsible for the fine presenta-
* * * tion of this number.
Dear Santa, These musicians interpreted in their
. Please bring Mrs. Henderson 8,900,.I ensemble work the true significance
000,000,009 .German marks for the i of Christmas, which can only reach
League building an audience through music. Nothing
Black Teak. is more suited to interpret the cathed-
D * * ral-like strains than an organ or a
Santa Dear, choir-and Sunday we had both.
Can't you please bring Harry Til- I
lotson a heart? i Emnloyment of many underworld

" Emma=


he was ever banished. .
In the name of practicality, the
party chiefs are fully justified in their
move. "As a matter of principle,"
however, their action is quite at vari-
ance with that taken two years ago.a
- -

proved something. Specifically noth-I
to which end there is no better be-I
ginning than the preparatory courses
in journalism. True, a newspaper'
man must have at command knowledge'
about more things in general than


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