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THE MICHTGAM DAILY

SATURhDAY, O('TOI1flTR 29, 1'

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preliminary work in the University ose upon the heels of the first art-
college. icle came a misquotation in an inter-
Those deemed unfit for continuing view; and following that has come T H E A T E R
their university careers will be grant- a reply by Secretary of the Navy Wil- I
ed certificates and asked to leave, thus bur. Now Admiral Magruder has been B 0 0 K S
eliminating from the university the relieved of his command as officer in M U S I
countless misfits Who clutter up class- charge of the fourth naval district,
es and hinder the progress of whole and instructed to report to Washing- .
sections of more capable fellows. It ton to answer to his superiors.
is obvious that all young men and Criticism, tempered with senational-i TON IGIT: "The Servant in the
women are not equipped mentally to ism, is always a dangerous thing. Ila us in the Whitney theater at S:1
pursue a professional course, and The sensationalism, by nature, does' Welock-
these the University will eliminate as not appeal to the common people as 1%) N *l( - U Te Mimes present the
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gently as possible before they have logical, and quite justly so. Never- linatLeiiiu'a eko tig viL -
wasted their time. theless in this instance, at least, Ad- in their i huater at 8:30 o'clock.
The whole thing represents a tre- miral Magruder has the support of * * *
mendous stride in the field of educa- large groups of naval men, including TlE AlSA-LAZARRI CONCERT
tion. It is different from the plan of Theodore Robinson, assistant secre- A reviw mb Harold May.
Meiklejohn at Wisconsin, different tary of the navy, who only Thursday When Rosa Raisa made her first {
. appearance, 0 minutes late at Hill
from the junior college plan; differ- night fired a broadside of criticism at
,, auditorium last night, clad in a. start-
ent, in fact, from everything that has the "beureaucrats" of the Navy de-aI
ling red gown, it angered well for a
thus far been tried. Michigan seems partment and the "present mediocre hug inet , it nobrd e t for
on the threshhold of a great and in- condition of the navy." but nobody expected the
spiring pioneer enterprise in the field There is little doubt but that there wocal pyrotechnics with whichnsshe
of education; and Michigan owes at i some grounds for this criticism,or was prepared, in an easy and debonair:
least her unanimous good will to the it would not have gained the wide- laisrtErani Involteeeamie.
60 faculty men headed by President spread attention that it has. On the Rmaisas rdi's a"riarEranani" nvarousa
Little who will work through the same day that Theodore Robinson was enthusiasm that did not dampen dur-
winter in perfecting her new plan. eliverng his scathing criticism of the ,ig the whole concert ; she was called
department in Philadelphia, Secretary j enCo(1 after encore until
DRAMA FOR ALL Curtis Wlu a dr~iy uo o noeatrecr ni
Otto Kahn, the New York mil- Wilbur was addressing 200 of finally she got down to "Oh, let me
its employees on the occasion of Navy recceem again," the concert singer's
lionaire, banker and generdus patron day, urgig them to "be prepared t
of the arts, who made of the Metro- justify your retention efore an con- last rsrt. Mine. Raisa's partner in
jusifyyou reenton efoe ,n cn-thbis gala affair, Virgilio Lazzairi, a
politan Oprea house a gathering place gressional investigating committee." lass grab at ago tgo ilzzhe ga
for all lovers of music and opera, has On the same eventful day, also, Pres-ilest:b a.in aiuto apa
turned his attention to the drama. The ident Coolidge refused to ta a hand ft by Rn s failure to appear,
same motive which actuated him when in the whole maer by refusing toangmbrs in the grand man-
he made his v'mture in opera has gran conference to Admiral Ma-er. While it would have been folly
moved him to leud his assistance to griuer to sacrifice one of Raisa's songs it
the drama-the desire that the coin- 'is at great pity that Lazarri couldn't
monpeople as well as the rich shall isThrough all of the controversy that have had a larger share of the pro-
.pw is bound to result, however, the Amer-
havea plce were hey ay ejo) canpublic must not lose sight of one .-,
the best that is being done on the In Jiugiug her operatic arias, espe-
thing-a clear distinction between the
stag, cia~ly "is i dArte an "Rtorna
I question as to whether there is graft s "Rosa laisa showed the real
Since the earliest days of art the in the present organization of the
drama has been the most popular art navy, and the question as to whether 0zality of her artistry; her voice rang
nav, a~l he uetio asto hetertrue and brave on every note no mat-
form. With living and moving char the navy is large enough.y
acters utilizing the human voice, and
simula tig the cenethatsurround Already there have been tendencies
simulating the scenes that surround toward confusion, and the "big navy '
us in life, the drama has appealed to
nmen" have leaped into the fray not so ?
all racesand all peoples it has drawn much with the idea of inc-easing the
all people alike, rich and poor, withinefcinyofte esn eprmn
the charmed circue of its appeal an efficiency of thep resent department
as with the thought of emerging with
it has given them an increased under-
a greatly increased congressional ap-
standing of life and of art. No other
sandi o life sdaof art. No sothr propriation for a larger sea force. The.
art fosm is so universal and so sooth-
ing to the human desire for beauty issues must be kept separate for the
sake of both sides, for while there may
and for enlightenment, be difference of opinion as to the{
It marks a distinct advance in the proper size for our navy, there is no
field of art when private individuals difference of opinion as to the fact 1
delve into their pockets for the where- tbat the naval affairs should be run
withal to support art and to take it to as efficiently as possible.
the people. Now that Mr. Kahn has trh
It is to be- trusted that there will (l
started the movement it would be r
stre h oeeti ol ebe no confusion of indictments, and '
gratifying to see some others follow
that when the final hearing is held this'
question of red tape and efficIencey
calities. It would inject new life into merits
the American theater and would makemo

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SATURDAY, OCTOBER 29, 1927
Night Editor-NELSON J. SMITH, JR.
UNIVERSITY COLLEGE
What started a year ago as a mere
idea is now definitely in the process
of germination; and where nothing
had been accomplished a year ago
there is now a general plan which re-
quires only specific elaboration to be,
put into effect. This, in brief, is the
history of the University college move-
nment, a plan which would place all
entering freshmen on an even basis,
and eliminate at the end of two years
all those unfit to pursue professional
training.
With the announcement this week
of the appointment of a faculty com-
mittee for the consideration of details
of the University college, and the
intention to place the matter before
the Regents in time for action next
fall, the whole scheme begins to as-
sume definite shape. Thus far it has
been considered and approved by a
committee including the deans of the
various schools and colleges, then it
was approved in principle by the Uni-
versity Senate, and now, on recom-
mendation of the Senate, a faculty
committee of 0 has been appointed to
consider the curyicula to be offered,
the choice of the faculty, and the pro-
motion of students in the new col-
lege.
When this committee -has acted
there will remain nothing more in the
way of the project except the con-
siderat ion of the Regents, and it is
quite possible that this will be com-
pletl in time to open the doors of
the new school next fall.
The significance of this new plan in
the field of education is tremendous
inleed,. Nothing so revolutionary on
such a large scale, has ever been at-
tempted , by any university in the
c(ountry before. It means, in effect,
the entire alteration of the present
conception of an American university,
and involves the adoption of a new
sandard by which to mold our col-
lege men and women.
It would, in the first place ,pht all
freshmen in the University college'
upon entering. There they will be per-
sonally noted by their instructors;
will have the opportunity for investi-
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it a powerful instrument in the educa-
tion and culturization of the American
public.
A BATTLE OF WORDS
"The denunciation of war is a pleas-
ant but ine'ffectual way of spending
one's time," was the statement of Pro-}
fessor Slosson of the history depart-
ment in his recent speech on the pros-
pects for peace in the world. Outlin-
ing the attitude of the world with re-
gard to peace and the prevention of
war, Professor Slosson advocated im-
mediate steps toward some machinery
which would actually function in the
prevention of war, and named the
world state as seeming to offer the
most logical settlement of the situa-
tion.
This speech contains, in effect, the
very essence of the thoughts and re-
actions of many of the informed and
thinking people of the world today.
It recognizes that steps toward peace
are, at the present time necessary;
but at the same time it acknowledges
that the end in view-a world state or
league with international policing--is
somewhat idealistic. To cross the gap
between these two ideas, the im-
mediate and the future good, some
action is advocated which will deter-
mine 4 present-day logical substitute
and preparation for the end which is
inevitable in acivilized and cultured
world.
Just as the order of the world has
only been achieved by steps in control
and regulation, so has peace been
maintained. In the beginning the
groups to which any idividual owed
his support and his allegiance were
essentially very small. Then came the
city, the state, and finally the nation.
Now to tie the nations together and to
.stimulate in individuals an interna-
tionally-minded spirit, seems only the
logical step. From this international
mindedness will come peace and un-
derstanding.
But some steps must be taken be-
sides mere talk. Such organizations
as the league to prevent war ,and
other similar groups are doing nothing
but urge people to take a stand
against war.
The mere taking of this stand will
never prevent war. What we must
have is some basis for an understand-
ing. The agency which takes upon
itself to do this is the agency that willI
effect world peace. But it must act?

j and its own merits alone.
STIUIENT LOAN FUNDS
The University of Michigan may
well be proud of the fact that at the
present time it has no less than 76I
different loan funds given by indivi-
duals and organizations for the use
of students who are financially un-
able to continue their' college educa-
tion without assistance. These funds,
varying in size from $100 to $20,000,
total nearly $137,000. They have been
made available through the generosity
of various persons in the state who
believe in dducation and are willing to
contribute that students, who might
not otherwise be able, finish their 'col-
lege education.
In previous years, according to J.
A. Bursley, dean of students, no dif-
ficulty was encountered in meeting
the demands of needy students for
loans. This fall, however, calb-s for
financial assistance have been so
numerous that several have had to be
denied and other students were grant-
ed only a part of what they asked for.
This is thought to be due largely to the
difficulty many students had in find-
ing work during the summer months.
In view of the fact that the student
loan fund maintained by the Univer-
sity is rendering a real service, every
effort to keep it in sufficient funds
should be encouraged.
In this respect, the munificient ad-
dition of~ $23,000 to the fund from -Mr.
and Mrs. A. J. Brosseau, which form-
ed the nucleus of the Brosseau Foun-
dation, is particularly to be commend-
ed. The only restriction that the fund
cannot be loaned for use of students
of law, medicine or art is, however,
illustrative of another point in con-
nection with the loans for this fund.
As Dlean Bursley has pointed out,
the restrictions placed in the deeds
of such gifts that they be used for
specific purposes means very ofteni
that the moiey cannot be used to the
best advantage, which, in turn, is con-
trary to what the donor desired. It
is to be hoped, with the respect to the
real good the funds are doing for
needy students in the University, that
in any future contributory sums, sucih
restrictions will be omitted.
Recognizing that the student loan
funds do the students, the 'University
and Qducation in the state of Mich-
igan a real good, the donors are to be

Rosa Ralsa
ter how slight its value; her tones
at either end of her register were easy,
accurate, and full whether pianissimo:.
or fortissimo. Mme. Raisa is mistress
of the aria. She sings them with
power, with dramatic color, and with
feeling. She did not seem to hit
quite the same height with her songs:
I "Voron" by Dubleva and "Oh, Cease
Thy Singing" by Rachmaninoff. She
sang her encores in a somewhat ro-
bust manner, "La Paloma" especially l
did she give a mighty bounce.
Mr. Lazzari's chief solo "Largo
dally Factotum della Citta" from Ros- #
sini's "Barber of Seville" was sung
in a manner that gave proof of his
high abilities. Lazzari's voice is
powerful and -,.resonant, and he is
capable of modulations that give it
almost infinite shades. One of his en-
gores, an Italian folk song, was sung
in a lovely fashion and made us wish
T that he could have sung more of
them.
The best number on the program
was the duet "La Ci Darem La Mano"
from Ponchielli's "Don Giovanni" was
the last one. It was a lovely melodicf
thing, full of grace and wit, which
the singers did not fail to impart in
their accomplished manner.
* * *
"ON APPROVAL"
Tonight's performance of "OnI
Approval" will conclude a run of
eight performances, all well sold, and
well received by the respective audi-
ences. "On Approval" has not proved
to be one of the most outstanding bills
of Mimes' various and sundry activi-
ies, but it was without question very
well done. At times there was some
difficulty in George, Twelfth Duke of
Bristol's remembering his lines, and
at times the action was a little slow.
But Maria's shrewish nature was
cleanly outlined by Jane Emory in a
well defined portrait; Charles Living-
stone's stage presence and techniqueI
made Richard an interesting study of
a rather typical Englishman; and
Lorinda McAndrews did exceptionally
well with Helen. In fact all three of
the new-comers, Miss Emory, Mr.
White and Miss McAndrews will all be
seen in forthcoming productions.
-E. M. M.!
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Mr. McIntyre is presenting "The
Servant in the Iouse" by Charles
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other lands.
The vigil of All Hallows or festival of All Saints being
November 1st, Hallowe'en is the evening of October 31st.
It is associated in the popular imagination with the prevalence
of supernatural influences and is clearly a relic of pagan times.
In England it was formerly known as "Nutcrack Niglt"
it being customary to crack nuts, duck for apples in a tub of
water and perform other harmless fireside revelries. All of
the things were survivals of the festival of "Romona" on
November 1st. Still older than these customs were the 101-
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In Roman Catholic countries it was their Decoration
Day when they visited the cemeteries to lay flowers on the
graves of relatives and friends.
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