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itor................W. Calvin Patterson
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Women's editor............Marion Kuik
Sports Editor........... Wilton A. Simpson
Telegraph Editor..........Morris Zwerdling
Kusio and Drama.......Vincent C. Wall, Jr.
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Americans have come more and
more to lean on legislation by Con-
gress for every immediate need. In
general the policy is sound and prac-
tical, and it is only natural that the
government of the United States, as
represented by its Congress, should
be the organ of action for the popu-
lace of the nation.
Sometimes however, action by Con-
gress is impracticable; and accom-
panying conditions show the present
Mississippi flood disaster to be one of
those occasions. The advocates of a
special session of Congress for the
consideration of the problems the dis-
aster has created show neither a grasp
of the situation or a knowledge of the
most summary methods of relief.
If Congress were to be assembled,
in the first place, the flood would be
over and the homes rebuilt before any
program of relief would be definitely
adopted; experience with our legisla-

tors should show us that. The prob-
lem is one of immediate purport, and
the appeal which President Coolidge

outside of the official delegates ap-
pointed by the nations themselves,
there are 11 members sent, by such.
organizations as world chambers of
commerce who are experts in agri-
culture, finance, and industry. Every
detail of the inner workings of the as-
sembly has been evolved in the most
business-like fashion, and the whole
seems to be pervaded with an air of
Primary problems which are to bel
taken up include studies in the present
disequilibrium of the world studies
which will have special reference to
maintaining the future international
peace through economic agencies.I
After a momentous season of parleys4
which attempted the impossible task!
of working from the top down, it is
refreshing and gratifying to see ex-
pert workmen attempt the job in a
more tractable manner.
Among the many fields in which
Michigan has secured a position of un-
rivaled supremacy, none is more defi-
nite and more generally admitted than
her leadership in the field of the col-
lege opera.
Universities from coast to, coast
envy her record, and attempt to im-'
itate it; and, if there is any reason
that stands out above all others for
,his prominence, it is the support that
the Opera is accorded here. It is
support that has made possible the
securing of one of the nation's lead-
ing operatic directors, and which
makes possible the annual trip through
more than a dozen of the largest]
cities of the nation. This cooperation
must naturally continue, if this sup-
re'macy is to remain and one of the
most concrete evidences of this sup-
port is found in the number of men
who try for places in the chorus of
the annual production.
During this week registrations for
Stryouts have been held daily at the
Mimes theater and about 400 have l
reported. This number is large, as it
deserves to be, but it should be still
larger if those in charge are to have
an adequate opportunity for selec-
More than fifty of these men will
be taken on the trip next year, and
if Michigan values the spremacy she
has gained in this field, it is a very
real and tangible responsibilty for
every student to try at least, for a
places in the opera choruses.
President Coolidge has at last com-
mitted himself on his ,pan- American
policy. He has declared that all the
nations in the Pan-American Union
stand on a basis of absolute equality;
and& he has done more than that: in
proposing some very concrete ways in
which these nations can get together

We're sorry, but we're here
Commodore Clover found out
taking the job that it would be
sible for him to (do it next yea
cause of other duties that have
up since he made the origin
clsion. These commodores ha
many other matters to attend
running the ship of state inclu
* *
So we will have someone e
here running this just as soon a
sible. It's hard to get in touc
the boys right off the bat beca
these trick names they go under
aren't even in the student dir
Incidently, we are proud to an:
that our own name appears in
mous book-the dictionary.
* * .

MUCs and Drama
again THIS AFTERNOON: The Rockford
after Players present the second perfomnance
impos- of "tie lat of 3Drs. cheyney," by
ar, be- Frederick Lonsd1ale, at 2:30 o'clock i]n
come Sarah Caswell Angell hall.
al de- TONIGHT: T Rockford Players
opresent the first perfomance of "The BothEndsof the agona
ave s0 Intimate Srangers" by Booth 'Tark- I =
dI tO- inlgAn at~ 8:15 o'clock In Sarah ('its- 11d1llhtI1iIH1llhIIIIlIIlllhtllll!H______________________________________

alse in
as pos-
h with
use of
. They
a fa-

well Angell hall.!
* * *-
A review, by Vincent Wall
j Edwin Justus Mayer had the right
idea about costume plays; on the
legitimate they are best burlesqued-
and forgotten. "The Firebrand," (the
fourth bill in the springsrepertory of
the Rockford Players) was (lone in the
exact manner: a hanging was the!
most casual tea time entertainment
for the Alessandro, the Duke of Flor- 1

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Pi LE ;I m

Society Syncopators
All Girls-Singing Combination
of Detroit

ence-provided it didnt slip his mind;
ISI S TE homicide^ was simply nothing at all
" RS to Benevenuto Cellini; and the comic
infidelities of the duke and duchess
were as little thought of as the last
divorce of Peggy Joyce.
Robert Henderson played Cellini
with all the fire of the brilliance of
Exclusive neuWs phOt, rushed to our j those (lays of the Medicis, and he be-
plant by airplane from the Sprng came as -spectacularly dashing as an
Games yesterday afternoon. It shows acrobat. His scenes with the duchess
the only spectator who got a good were undoubtedly the best in the play
view of the affair. 4 --in fact Amy Loomis was most hap-
j pily cast as that unmoral lady. An-
EXTRA! THIS IS S'OMETHING gelia, his beautiful model, who became
THAT WASN'T FOR LEAGUE as -shrewish as her witch mother, was


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Before the Women's league can cap-
italize on the Spring Games' they will
have to speed them up a little. The
spectators don't like to hang around
all afternoon even if the officials are
so handsome and important.
The freshmen spent more time dig-
ging their own graves and trenches
than they did pulling on the rope. If
they had put as much energy on the
tugging as they did on the pick and
shovel they would have won the first
Seniors were carrying their canes
around, in order that they wouldn't
be mistaken for the freshmen.
S* .
The sophomores won our newspaper
decision as far as the bands went.
They were over on the other side of
the river and we couldn't hear them
much so that probably accounts for
it. But the freshmen musicians were'
terrible. If they had played while the
tug of war was actually going on

well given by Frances Horine. Except FE L T H AT SALE
for a baid make-up Reynold Evans
played the half-wit duke very well. We are closing out all Spring Hats
Moreover, the production was a bet- at special prices. Light shades,
ter suited one for Sarah Caswell An- I snappy shapes. Quality equal to the
gell hall than "The Last of Mrs. best.
Cheyney," although the costuming and We Clean and Block hats
i staging did not nearly approach the , No Odor-No Gloss
merit of the Players or the sophisti- Correct Shapes-No Burned Sweats
cated splendor of Mr. Mayer's roman-
tic story of the days of the dagger, Factory Hat Store
the poison ring and quick murder. The 617 Packard St. Phone 7415
enterprise, however, is perhaps the-(
best of the Player's present season.
Somehow the several excellent bits of I IIIlIIIIIIIIIIIII1111¢¢}¢¢¢l¢¢¢HIIIOEII
acting (including the local additions
to the cast) and the romance and bril-
liance of modern wit in medieval cos-!
tume combined into excellent enter-
DAIME TUCKER lllilllli!IIIlullI 111llIlIul11l
"Gay Paree" (the new edition) will
enter the Shubert Detroit tomorrow IIIlIl11¢!l11111!l111¢ Itl¢¢ ll¢1¢ 1iuII
night for a fortnight engagement with
a leading lady who has been a vaude-
ville headilner for the past decade- -______
Sophie Tucker. A happy and rowdy
lady of the evening, Tucker possesses,
a unique place in the profession: she
has lost her figure, and she never
danced, but she can sing with a noisy
and cheerful enthusiasm that has
made her an instiution. Previously--
in the season she was touring in
-Le Maire's Affairs" but with the ar-
rival of that show in New York she
had some row or other with the mana-
gement and finished the last few weeks
of the ;Winter Garden run in "Gay
Paree"and will play the Chicago run
with them. Later engagements in
London and Paris music halls.
Previous to the entrance of Tucker
into the cast, Chic Sales, the star of
last season's enterprise was the only
and best featured entertainer of the -


HARD to keep cool?
Not at all with a
light-weight suit and
summer - weight shoes.
Come by. See the new
summer-weight Boston-
ians. There's a style to
please your eye. Cool,
comfort, too, in evey
pair. Mostly $7 to $10.
Wahr's Shoe Store


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Us 8 South main St.

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for their mutual benefits. they sure would have made thir
After a winter of sending troops to side lose, because they would have had
Nicaragua and noted to Mexico, it is them all laughing.
grTatifying indeed to learn that we
need not always assume an air of Their -team would have been glad
paternalistic pity toward our neigh- to wade the Huron several times to
bors on the South. America is broad get away from the band.
* * s
and large, with immense potentialities; HEN WANBERS INTO GYM;i
and The United States, as the first
nation of the continents, should ever ' ieimaybE one ofAtE
be in the forefront of encouragement iA bold hen, maybe one of the I.
to those who may need her help. a(nd G. pets, wandered into the ball-
?room of Barbour gym just before the
Life in jail is more happy than that )party, and took one look around.-
of the average person of today, so it She had heard that a garden had been
is claimed. The death of a 100 year planted over there.
old prisoner at 'Danemora State Hos- *
pital, New York, seems to attest to But when she caught sight of the


large bugs and the larger worms and
everything on the walls, she went

Anonymous commnunicationis will be
disregarded. The names of communi-
cauts will, however, be regarded as
confidetitial upon request.

wild with fright, and it took the revue. The work of Sales has been
whole campus police force to subdue I popular in vaudeville, burlesque and
her enough to get her out of the musical comedy for some seasons, and
room. his dAnuing and deft characteriza-
-c* * tions were about the only things that


has already niade for $10,000,000 has Student Christian Association, kept the show together last year.
taken care of this phase. If any per- Lane Hall, DOWN THE lIAONAL Otherwise the sensation seems to be
manent measures are necessary they Ann Arbor, Michigan, Azeada Charkouie who does some
can be enacted next December, with- Gentlemen: "If they would hold these muscle dancing that is perfectly amaz-
out the additional cost and inconven- I have your request to contribute games every day in the year," re- ing.
fence of a special session of Congress. for the support of your Association, marked the Cynical Senior yes-
In the meantime, generous America, and in reply am writing to say that I terday, "it would be fine. The I "THE INTIMATE STRANGER"
with its traditional spirit of coopera- can not contribute to an organization I campus is great without fresh- When a dramatist goes so far as to
tion, will take care of the immediate f which appears to exist chiefly for the ' men and sophomores around." have a nice young lady feed a gent
needs of the sufferers. . purpose of undermining the founda- a hardboiled egg and a ham sandwich
Ion of the nation through attacks . * * before spending the night in a junction
EXPERTS AT GENEVA upon the defense system by which j WE VISIT TlRE EDITORS, railway station, it is time for him to
Geneva is again the scene of flying alone its continued existenpe is as- The high school editors of the state tear that act up and start again.
words, as the, International Economic sured. are here in Ann Arbor learning about However Mr. Tarkington didn't, and
conference assembles in Information For an institution in control of of- the secrets of the trade. And all the even went so far as to inject a young-
hall, with its representatives number- ficials who are ardent pacifists and local newspaper lights are down there { er sister or great niece who carries
ing 180 delegates from 42 countries in- which has repeatedly stood sponsor teaching them. The college men synthetic gin on her hip and is an
cluding the United States. Last week for the appearance of Sherwood Eddy, make sure that they are wearing coin- emancipated woman. The result is L
there adjourned indefinitely from the to send out their appeal through a mitteemen badges though, for fear they an awful blow to dramatic literature,
same place, an august body which had man who stands strongly for opposing will be taken as high schoolers. Fut a pretty good show. "The Inti-
been laboring under the title of the principles and ideas, seems to me very * * * I mate Stranger" is one of those lays
preparatory commission for the dis- much like an attempt to secure money The kids from the small town spend I that reads like a Hearst weekly and
armament conference. No successj under false pretenses. It is of course half the day riding up and down in an plays extraordinarily well. It was
marked the efforts of the preparatory to be assumed that Dean Cabot is not elevator. And when a Union member originally written for Maude Adams,
commission, as it was found that fully advised concerning the policies; arrives on his yearly visit to our Ibut Billie Burke, Alfred Lunt and
nations large and small wiere not! and practices of your organization. popular gathering place down there Glenn Hunter played it in a recent
ready to lay down armament agree- The public to which your appeal is on State street, lie thinks the Women's New York run of a rather indifferent
ments with no more guarantee than directed is entitled, I think, to know league has bought off the debts and is nature. The cast for the Rockford
perfect faith in each other. what the committee of the Army and taking charge. Players production this evening is as'
It would seem that the economic Navy Club learned through its several * * * follows:
conference, by establishing a morej conferences with your officials. This CAMPAIGNING The Station Master ..William Bishop
practicable end, stands in the way of was, that the association's policy is The 13. and G. boys are busy cutting William Ames .......Reynolds Evans
gaining more practicable results. The! controlled by two men who, though. gmass now. Evidently they are cam- Isabel Stuart ............Amy Loomis
removal of the divergencies of eco- they did not hesitate to acquaint us paigning foi the elections. Florence .............Camile Masline
nomic interest which are echoed in I with their attitude. expressed an en-! * * * Johnnie White .... Robert Henderson



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