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THE MICHIGAN DAILY

WEDNESDAY, JANUATY , 127

University hospital was finished. Thel
new building not only accommodated
650 patients, but furnished one of the
Published every morning except Monday most modernly equipped buildings for
during the University year by the Board in
Control of Student Publications. every kind of present day medical re-
Members of WesternCnference liri search that could be found in the
Association country. Before it was in use a
TPimonth, it was filled acid there was a_

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which should be used to stand-
the marking system here. Now
would only give us something to
ate Fords from the street.

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The Rockford Players
Due to the fact that the Rockford
Players have been achieving such dis-
tinct success that it has been decided
to add Monday and Tuesday perform-

titled to the Tte fr re>ublicati.n of al news
disjatches cedited to it or nt ot herwise
c, elited in thi., paper and the local news pum
lished therein.
Entered at the postoffice at Ann Arbor,
Michigan, as second class matter. Special rate
of postage granted by Third Assistant Post-
'a'Post- General.
Subseription by carrier, 375; by nail,
$4.00.
Offices: Ann Arbor Press Building, May-
nard Sucet.
Phones: Editorial, 4925; Business 21214.
EDITORIAL STAFF
Telephone 4925
MANACING EDITOR
MIrH ACAD',
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S-ors7t l rC3.,..... \itnA ipmi
F ,;~aLa.......Vincent C W4ll. Jr
Night Editors
C1arles Behytwo Ellis:1 M hy
C,.arton ;haiiiie Stanford N. Phelp~s
o Chamberlin Courtland C. Smith
James Herald Cssam A. Wilson
Assistanit City Editors
Carl Burger ACenry Thurnau
Joseph Brunswick
Reporters
Marion Anderson Paul Kern
Alex Bochnowski Miles Kimball
Jean Caimpbell Milton Kirshbjaum
larence Edelson Richard Kurvink.
Chester E. Clark G. Thomas McKean
Earl W. De La VergneKenneth Patrick
William Emery Morris Quinn
Wila mr rsAlfred Lee Foster James Sheehan
Robert E. Finch Nelson J. Smith, Jr.
John Friend Sylvia Stone
Robert Gessner William Thurnau
Elaine Gruber Milford Vanik
Colemn 3. G leer HerbertW lesVedder.
Stewart Hooker Thaddeus Wasielewski
Morton B. Icove Sherwood Winslow

waiting list. The old buildings were
pressed into service as convalescent4
wards. The South department con-
tinued in use. A great research hos-
pital, The Simpson Institute, was
added by private generosity and the
Couzen's Nurses' home reared its im-
mense structure against the skyline.
Now a new building will 1e aded tos
the group-another state institution.
The committee could not have
chosen a better location. Besides the
advantage of the X-ray and experi-
mental facilities which the University
affords, will be the opportunity to
train younM men, medical students, in
the new sanatorium. The Medical
School, besides its present high stand-
ing, will have one of the largest and
most complete hospital units in the,
world, and the vision of supremacy,
always Michigan's, looms again, in
another field.
THIS VOLUIMER INCIDENT 4

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BUSINESS STAFF
Telephone 21214
BUSINESS MANAGER
PAUL W. ARNOLD+
Advertising...............William C. Pusch
Advertising..............Thomas Sunderland
Avertising ...........Laurence J. Van Tuyl
Circulation,...............T. Kenneth Haven
Publication!............. ..John H. Bobrink
Accounts................ Francis' A. Norquist
Assistants
Geor e Ahn Jr. RayBWachter
Melvin H. Baer J. B. Wood
D. M. Brown Esther Booze
Florence Cooper Hilda Binzer
Daniel Finley Marion A. Daniel
A. M. Hinkley Beatrice Greenberg
E. L. Hulse Selma M. Janson
R. A. Meyer Marion Kerr
Harvey Rosenblum Marion L. Reading
William F. Spencer Harriet C. Smith
Harvey ytt FlNanceence Solomondaier
Harold UtleyFlrne idar
WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 5, 1927
Night Editor-JAMES T. HERALD
THE FIRST MOVE
Several years ago, a joint commis-
sion of American and Canadian en-
gineers and politicians recommended
the construction of the Great Lakes-
St. Lawrence waterway to the domin-:
ion and the national governments as
an inland waterway improvement
beneficial for both. Last November,
another board of experts pronounced
the New York ship canal waterway,
which has been more or less irration-
ally support ed as a rival route to the
St. Lawrence, im-ractical from an
economic standpoint.
It is not surprising then that the
Hoover commission, investigating this
problem, finds the St. Lawrence route
to be the "only logical and econoni-
cally sound route to the sea for the
great Middle West." However, the re-
port does more than recommend the
construction of this waterway and the
development of the power facilities-
under appropriate agencies. As the
first move, Secretary Hoover asks that
negotiations be entered into with
Canada in an endeavor to arrive at an,
agreement on both the canal and
water power development.
With the inclusion of this definite
recommendation for action backed up
by arguments for the canal, it seems
probable that this report will secure
more satisfying results than its pre-
decessor in 1923. Without Congress
taking any action, the President, who
is known to be favorable to the pro-
ject, could direct the state depart-
ment to open negotiations with the
Canadian government.
Complications for the expected par-
leys have been seen by some observ-
ers in the "Great Lakes water steal",
by Chicago. It may be properly as-,
sumed that Canada will be loath to'
approve any waterway plan while the
present case remains in question. The1
final agreement will probably have to.
recognize this situation as well as the
relation of New York state to thet
project.,

Attack upon three unnamed judges
of the Detroit recorder's court as a
triumvirate made up of "one lazy
psycopath" and "two political favor-
ites of the underworld" by August
Vollmer, chief of police of Berkely,;
California, seems to have brought no
little criticism of that investigator of
law enforcement in Detroit. The
principal objection to his report con-
cerns his failure to mention specific
men, and his departure from the cityI
just after he issued the statement,
also brought dissatisfaction. For these
indiscretions or unfortunate incidents,
whichever they may be, he has been
roundly scored by the editorial writ-
ers of Detroit newspapers.
Whatever justification the criticism
may possess, however, it is hoped
that the leaders of public opinion will
not close the incident with them. If
the charges made are sound, the ap-
propriate action should be insisted
upon; if they are false, their falsity
should be established in justice to all
the judges on the Detroit municipal,
bench. If the newspaper which
praises its own former investigation
of incompetent judges really regards
its attitude as a criterion, it will not
allow this opportunity to escape it.
THE NEW FORESTRY SCHOOL
If the legislature acts favorably, the
University will have, in the fall of
1927, a new professional school, the
school of forestry. A provisional dean
has been chosen, and in view of the
previous liberality of the state legis-
lature, there is every indication that
another college, to rank with the old-
er professional schools on the campus.
will be established here.
Leadership in the field of forestry
will not be a new experience for
Michigan, for ever since Filibert Roth
established the department here, it
has held a place of recognized superi-
ority. Now it probably will be among
the first to be elevated to the promi-
nence of a separate .college, and the
pre-eminence of the study of forestry,
in the state that once had the largest
amount of standing timber, will be
maintained.
It is an altogether worthwhile pro-
ject-this new forestry school-,and
one which should be supported by
every Michigan man. Reforestation
is one of our great national problems;
a state university should be the first
to train men to face it.
ABOVE BOARD

* K ances to their week's program, their
We see where the University is to Ann Arbor appearances on January 10
and 11 have been cancelled.
try for a Forestry school next year. The company, which is now in its
We know a boy taking forestry here,
Wg15th week, has been attaining an ex-
and he seems to spend most of his i
time out in the woods choping down
h u w warranted the increased program.
trees. ~What would we do if they had iThe play which was to be presented
a whole school here? (with Mrs. Richard Mansfield) was,
Lawrence Eyre's 'Miss Nelly o'New
If they did their work on the .
Orleans, and was to have been given
campus the way the eginers do now, Iin the Mimes theatre January 10 and
and practice on our perfectly good 11 .Mrs. Mansfield opened as guest
trees, where would our boasted scen- artist with the company in the Veil-
cry go? (Answer: Into kindling wood ler mystery melodrama, "The 13th
for the B. and G. boys to sell through Chair," which was held over for the
the Official Bulletin classified section.) second week. The Players are now
* * n p resenting Frederick Lonsdale's
AN OPEN LETTER "Aren't We All?" to be followed by
E. C. Pardon, "Miss Nelly o'New Orleans" and as
Supt. B. and G. Dept. Mrs. Mansfield's closing play Barrie's
Dear Sir, "The Old Lady Shows Her Medals." f
In reply to your ad in the Daily A return engagement will be ar-
Official Bulletin, let us advise you that ranged for later in the season, it is
we can suggest some ways of keeping hoped, and Ann Arbor at least will
your department busy, as you re- have the opportunity of seeing most
quest: "Any orders for new equip- of the Michigan graduates of the com-
ment contemplated during the current pany during the summer session when
year will have prompt attention of our' a season of plays will be presented
department if released at this time, under the direction of Robert Hender-
as we are running extremely low on son, director of The Rockford Players.-
orders and are in need of additional * * *
work." (D. 0. B.) "The Woman Disputed"
Well, you could put up a few new Probably the best imitation of1
buildings, in place of the Ec., Mason "What Price Glory" is "The Woman
hall, etc. Disputed," now current at the Gar-
Then you ought to start out a few rick with Lowell Sherman featured
of them with shovels, and tell them to and the blonde Ann Harding and
get a little bit of the slush off the Crane Wilbur in the supporting cast.
walks. Perhaps a few high-powered The play itself is popular, and exceed-
pumps would do some good. Or if you i ingly well done, and contains some
only have carpenters in your depart- exceptional material in the minor
ment, have them build us a few boats roles. Chief among these is Louise,
and run a ferry service up and down Guinn, who after having been raised
the diagonal. from mere "atmosphere" to a speaking
Another little job that we have been part was selected to continue in Ann
waiting to see done-optimistic, that's Harding's role for Saturday and Sun-
us-is the building of a snowplow day nights, while that lady was re-
that works. There ought to be some covering from the seasonal festivities.
engineering professor that could ex- I Miss Guinn within a few hours notice
plain to you that the principle of the presented a perfomance Saturday
thing is to have a wedge-shaped thing night that had the finesse and grace of
to remove snow, not just smear it a seasoned actress.
around, and pack it down harder. * * *
And if you boys are still looking for "AMERICANA"
work after that, maybe you could clear At the Belmont, New York.
up some of the mud you left at the
mouth of each of your Radium mines A review, by Morris Zwerdling.
on the campus. Minus elaborate settings and cos-
If you get that finished, it ought to tunes and without the generally
be spring, unless you get the boys to featured highly-trained d a n c i n g
work faster than they usually do. So chru, yAm rin ed wencit
chorus "Americana" billed when it
you can start right in giving the
campus grass a good haircut. And opened as an "intimate summer re-
stick in a few more sidewalks, too. vue," still continues to fill the 1,200
(Signed) Rolls seats of the Belmont matinee and
evening, with "Variety," the trade
OUR WEATHER SCHIEDULE
paper, predicting continued life on
SLUSH. And sloppy weather. By
request of co-eds with those new gray Broadway until well in the spring
galoshes. Rain at times-whenever Above all, the show is good enter-
inconvenient. tainment. It is not one whose chief
* , purpose is to glorify the American
IS THAT "MEDICINE" GONE? girl for itinerant butter and eggers,
although the revue lacks little in
Dear IHay---beauties, but specializes rather in get-
Come on, come on, let's have the ting laughs. The chorus' part of the
worst. With two weeks of nothing to show is dispensed with in the first
do (?)( you ought to have the loviest scene with the presentation of speci-
schedule in the world all worked out mens of all types of the show girl,
for us. Let's have it. I'm all tired ranging from the Tiller to the Zieg-
out from having to spend each night field dancers, thereby clearing the
with a bottle of medicine (?????) to decks for the serious more correctly
keep from getting a cold. The time is comic, business of the day.
just coming when I can taste my food And, as to the sketches, J. P. Mc-
again. But how about the weather? Evoy, the responsible party, has suc-
* ** EnjAYsS jr. ceeded in crowding more natural
laughs into his skits than can be
Yes, we have been taking a vaca found, in any of the more elaborate
tion from the weather bureau, but we girl productions. Everything from
are back now and everything ought the eccentricities of such eminent
to go fine from now on. During the members of the profession as Belasco
holidays we went down to Washing- and the Shuberts to grand opera is
ton to see our boss, Mr. Coolidge. He satirized.
is a fine weatherman, and has had lots McEvoy's humor reaches a climax
of experience. For years he has been in "Rollo and His Pa;" the attempts
the best weather prophet in 7 col - of "Pa" to divluge the "facts of life"

ties up there in Masserchussetts, by to his son seemed to strike home with
heck. many of the older members of the
* * * audience. Poor "Pa" was going fine,
It took a long ' time to get money laying everything to the " law of na-
out of the bank just before vacation, ture," until Rollo innocently asked for
but we notice they take it in now fast an explanation of the precept. The
enough. audience, just as it was set for the
* * * grand exposure, was cheated by the
ONIONS vs. TEAR GAS curtain.
That carload of onions that Profes- Lew Brice, the chief funmaker, al-
sor Hyma wishes to sell could be used though he is not very subtle, is fun-
very profitably by the students, if the l ny. As for music, "Dreaming" and
Student council (see Freshman hand- I "Why D'Ya Roll Those Eyes" lead the
book for explanation of this body) pack. The ten or eleven girls (no
would do its duty. iore) are all soloists, either dancers
* * * or singers.
What would be more within our If "Americana" ever hits the road,
means and purposes than a carload off it's decidedly worth while seeing. The l
onions? We students could then have comedy is clean and clever enough to
oentertain, eveneifsinterpreted byva
some defense against the militaristic entertain, even if iterpreted by a
aspiration of the police force. second rate road cast, should the
Shuberts choose to visit one of those
things upon us again. If you want a
Every student wcould carry a half I
dozery ofsatue's orinaly tar-as spectacle, save your $4.40 for some-
dozen of Nature's original tear-gas Ithing advertising a "cast of 150, in-
bombs when attacked by the gas cluding an enormous dancing chorus."
squad, could start pealing the fruit: But. if on like clever comedy, take

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The beginnings of the term of
Governor Green seem to indicate that
he is going to fight the battle of poli-
tics above board and in the spotlight,
not behind closed doors and in politi-
cal back-alleys. He has ordered the
books of the state audited and the re-
sults published, not only that the peo-
ple of the state may know the condi-
tion of the government at present, but
also that he may know against whatf
he has to fight and the uphill course
that he must take.
It is wise that such a course bef
taken with the government of this
state, and especially in relation to theI
powers of spending money. Just as
the stockholders of a company have
access at all times to the books of
their company, so the citizens of a
state should have access to its rec-l
ords.
Too many times have. the body
politic of states of the Union been left
holding the bag after a wild orgy of
secret spending on the part of state
officials. Graft, secret funds and dis-
bursements have shaken the faith of
the state of Michigan and this policy
of open spending and contracting
should do much to encourage free and I
easy intercourse between the statej
and its people. This co-operation
would do much to make this state one
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A WISE CHOICE
With the announcement that Ann
Arbor has been chosen as the site for
the new $500,000 state tuberculosis
sanatorium comes also the realization
of the vastness and magnitude of the
great hospital unit which has grown
up, almost unnoticed, and which bids
fair to vie with the University itself
in national reputation.

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