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Night Editor-Robert E. Finch

commissions and reparations commis-
sions have played a large part in the
reconstruction of the structure of the
new republic and the personnel and
the members of ' these commissions
have been, to a large extent, from this
country.
According to the recent report by
Ambassador Schurman who has re-
turned to this country for the holi-
days, Germany is fast coming to a
realization of the place thatwas held
by that country before the war. By the
exercise of great industry and a utili-
zation of all of the ideas of the for-
eign countries who aided in the work
of reconstruction, the new Republic
has been enabled to reach a semblance
of the manufacturing place which it
held before the war.
The fact that Germany holds this
place is of great importance to the
rest of the world. Prejudice has long
ago been dispelled and that fact that
this country is now able to take its
place in the commerce of the world
should occasion great regard for her
powers of recuperation. In addition
there is the fact that having one sick
nation in the world naturally and effi-
ciently hampers the actions and the
trade of all of the rest of the coun-
tries. That all of the nations occupy
the place to which their diligence and
their industry entitle them, is the
ideal of a civilized world.
CANADIAN WORKMENj
With the application of the new law
prohibiting residents of Canada from
entering the United States to work
unless they possess visas, the difficul-
ties at the various points of entry, in
Detroit, Niagara Falls, and Vermont
were not nearly as great as were ex-
pected. More than 500 persons were
detained, to be sure, but they had
failed to comply with the law in ad-
vance, and the delay was the penalty
they paid.
On the whole, however, the very
ease with which it worked shows that
the new law is quite unnecessary,'
since the workmen from Canada will
obtain their visas and enter as before..
The first day showed that the act will
not reduce the number of Canadian
workmen in the least, and the first
day should also show that the United
States will waste considerbale money
in the end in enforcing the regulation.
If the law fails to accomplish any-
thing more than a check, and if it is
going to require the services of large
forces of officers for enforcement, it
seems on the-whole as though it might
quite well be eliminated from the I
books.

TED ROL THEATER
DEM1AND
PROTECTION MUSIC
Demands for the appointment of a
new University cop to enforce the
automobile regulations was made at a lCHRISTMAS MUSIC
mass meeting of the Rolls Executive The choir of the Normal college at
board Thursday evening. # Ypsilanti will offer a program of
* * * Christmas music Thursday night, Dec.
C. Cathcart Smutz, who holds the 8, at Pease auditorium in Ypsilanti.
enviable record of being the chairman The selections include Noels from
of more minor committees and organ- Czecho-Slovakia, Provence, 12 century

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cil, than any other man on the campus,
added a new achievement to his long
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chairman of the board for the special
meeting.
* * *
"We demand protection," declared
Kernel. "We realize that we have
been fully incapable of taking care
of ourselves, ever since we received
our high school diplomas. The Uni-
versity is neglecting its duty if it does
not come at once to our assistance.
* * *
"If action is not taken at once,
Dean Emery ought to be ordered to goI
out on the street himself. He can't
catch anybody by just sitting in his
office," said Aristide, who evidentlyl
isn't very well acquainted with Dean
Bursley.
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"We have always supported the auto
ban," declared Black Teak. "We would
even go barefooted all winter to avoid
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Italy, 17 century Germany and modern
Russia. A Bible sonata for the clavi-
chord, "The Marriage of Jacob," will
be played by Miss Madge Quigley, as
well as a group of Madrigals and part
songs. A children's choir will sing
the Prelude to this program with an
accompaniment of organ, oboes, and
bassoons, after which Mrs. Gray will
sing the old French Noel, "O Nuict,
heureuse Nuict."
Mr. Frederick Alexander will con-
duct the choir which is composed of
200 mixed voices.
"TiHE WAY OF ALL FLESH"
A review by J. Z.
(Editor's Note-Although not cus-
tomary, this movie review is included
to signalize an outstanding dramatic
performance on the screen.)
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pictures and stories showing the
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"The University is shamefully
neglecting its duty," declared D'Art-
agnan. "If they don't get a new cop
at once, we'll hire one ourselves."
* * *
Copies of the resolution adopted atI
the meeting were sent to the Student
Council, Assistant-to-the-Dean Emery,
the Interfraternity Council, Adelphi
House of Representatives, the Univer-
sity Senate, the Detroit Times, and
the Board of Regents. No action was
expected.
A RESOLUTION ASING 1
PROTECTION FOR
UNIVERSITY STUDENTS
Whereas: Kenneth Withrow,
official student protector, having
engaged in a perfect flop is no
longer capable of exercising the I
duties of University motor cop; 1
And whereas: Every student
in the University is in dire need
of such protection as he af-
forded; ((
And whereas: It is the duty
of the University to provide ade-
quate protection for the students
enrolled therein;
Therefore, Le it Resolved: That
an officer be appointed at once

the same heart-gripping type of plot,
escaped an awful fate. But it takes
an Emil Jannings to bring a happy
family down in ruins by succumbing
to the charms of a Chicago "lady"
artistically, and make you like it. His
fine portrayal of the character of
August Schiller, the home-loving, God-
fearing father, lifts a picture with a
stale plot into the realms of the super-
specials.
Jannings is literally the "whole
show." Playing three almost entirely
different parts, from the young man
to the broken old pauper, he under-
goes one of the most unusual trans-
formations that has ever been seen on
the screen. The two other important
characters, Belle Bennett, the wife,
and Phyllis Haver, the "other woman"
are so completely overshadowed by
Jannings that one hardly realizes they
are in the picture.
One is impressed with the scarcity
of sub-titles, but these are unneces-
sary, for almost everything is carried
out in pantomime, especially where
Jannings is concerned.
* * *
"1'LAMINGO": A Novel by Mary
Borden. Doubleday, Page and Con-
pany, New York, 1927; $2.50. Courtesy
of the Print and Book Shop, Ann Ar-
bor.

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SO-CALLED COLLEGE MOVIES
There is one place where tloe so-
called college movie should never be
shown-and that place is a college
town. For the gullible general public
that consititutes the bulk of the
movie4house patronage, the moving
picture dire tor's conception of a col-
lege may be edifying and satisfying;
but to the several thousands of stu-
dents actually confined in such insti-
tutions, thet nonsense thus perpetrat-
ed appears in its true light-as perfect
rot.

No dne objects to seeing a popular
comedian making a farce of college
life; but the attempts at serious
drama, if one dares call such atroci-
ties "attempts at drama" are disgust-
ing and revolting to those who find it
impossible to sleep through them. The
freshman athlete winning the rowing
meet, the conceited ass reforming to
win the hand of the dissipated-looking
co-ed, and the poor outcast coming
through in the =crisis to win glory for
old Siwash have all been overdone to
the point where 'they are sickening.
The serious influence which these
pictures may have on the general pub-
lic is' also a factor to be considered.
It is general knowledge that, as a re-
sult of the perspective given by news-
'papers of the ilearstian taint, the pub-
lic has a c riception of a University
as some sort f a glorified playground,
where studelhts ;go and play football
and dance for fdur years and then au-
tomatically, by some magic process,
receive degrees as doctors and
lawyers which enable them to practice
those professions. The movie seems
. determined to go even farther in this
direction, however, and convince the
general public that deans are dried
up fossils and that faculty members
are only employed as objects of stu-
dent derision.
At Princeton the students have
risen against the showing of such
movies, and have appealed to the thea-
ter managers to refrain from exhibit-
ing them. The disgust with them here
is probably so complete that even to
protest would be too complimentary
to the rubbish which has appeared on
local screens recently. If local thea-

"THE UNIVERSITY COLLEGE"
(Cornell Daily Sun.)
To judge from a highly enthusiastic
editorial in the Michigan Daily, the
Ann Arbor institution, not to be out-
done by Wisconsin and Princeton, is
planning an educational innovation,
perhaps more revolutionary than any
of the several which have been adopt-
ed in the past few years by various
of our universities.
According to the plan which may
be put into effect next fall, all fresh-
men will be placed in the University
college upon entering. There they
will be personally noted by the in-
structors, and will be given an oppor-
tunity for investigation on their own
initiative. When they are deemed
adequately prepared, they will be pro-
moted to a professional school, admis-
sion to which will be made on the
basis of a comprehensive examina-
tion at the completion of two years
in the University college. Those con-
sidered -unfit for continuing their uni-
versity careers will be dropped with a
certificate of some sort.
The advantages of the plan are
obvious. It will give two years gen-
bral education to students in all the
professional and technical colleges,
and should eliminate the countless
misfits who, as the Michigan Daily
says, "clutter up classes and hinder
the progress of whole sections of the
more capable."
Obviously it will be an expensive
plan in operation, but other draw-
backs are not now apparent. The1
educational world will watch with in-
terest its results at Michigan.
Evidently the air hoppers aren't
carrying off all -the honors these days.
Reports from Mexico City tell us that
a new international communication
record was recently established there
by an Argentine school teacher who
made the trip from Buenos Aires to
Mexico City on horseback in two and
a half years.;
The right of a jury to use arithmetic'
in deciding the amount of damages to
be awarded has been upheld by the
Supreme court of Massachusetts in a'

to enforce the automobile reg- A review, by Dave Scheyer
ulations; We' are teeming with adjectives,
And furthermore: That he be clamoring to be unleashed. Bewilder-
equipped with some fool-proof ing, stupendous, psychic, incompre-.
means of locomotion, that such hensible, crowded, vital, throbbing,
a situation as this may never j astonishing, tremendous. Such is our
occur again. reaction to this paradoxial "Flamingo"
Rolls Executive Board. I as well as we can express it in feeble
words.
* * 4Think not that this is unmixed lau-
APPLICATIO'NS BFLO INdation. The novel is too crammed, to
FORP NEPCAIPOSITION swift for mere human understanding.
Ever since the afinouncement of the If Mary Borden's aim was to bewilder,
Eve sice he ~znuncmen ofthebelieving' that bewilderment is the
Rolls executive board that they would spirit og thae twentiethcent as of
consider hiring an offical of their New ork, thantsehacentury and of
own to enforce the University autoYork, than she has succeeded
own o eforc th Unversty utoimmensely. But to the reader, grasp-
regulations, applications have been I sp
ing for breath in the midst of the
flowing in for the new position, kspeeding plot, th effect is somewhat
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like that occasioned by falling from a
NEVER HAD AN ACCIDENT cliff.
b The canvas of the story is enormous.
4 IC-RE At least five or six characters vie for
I - Gsoes I the center stage, international finance
1467 and plots are generously mixed with
architecture and city planning, dis-
contented husbands and wives some-
how are entangled with the night life
of Harlem and spirit messages across
Deer Gents: the Atlantic, people are killed and
I heer you want a coppur which commit suicide-God knows what hap-
wont get hurt. I am a good bisikkel 1)ens!
rider and wood make you a good cop The characters can receive but little
bekuz I cant go fast enuff to hav a space when there are such a multitude
serius aksident. of them, although we do admit that
Hank de Tour. Mary Borden has the trick of convey-
ing much in a very little space. Thes
setting, probably the best factor of
the book, shows New York towering
to new heights, rising in tall miracles
,-- - of stone in response to the needs andf
t ~dreams of man. And, as we remarked
before, there is plenty of plot.
We liked this book, despite the fact,
that from a purely critical standard-
we abhor purely critical standards-
the writer has tried too much. We
Sirs: liked it because it contains the true
As an employe at the Maj, I kept spirit of the cities and of the slaves
cut a lot of students; as a history in- of the hectic machine. We liked it
structor I kept a lot more out of because it did not have a happy end-

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This mammoth steam tur-
bine with a total capacity
of 208,000 kilowatts (280,-
000 horse power) will be
installed in the new station
of the State Line Generat-
ing Company near Chicago.
What a striking contrast

T IHE great Persian ruler gazed from a hill-
top upon his vast army of a million men.
It was the largest army that had ever existed.
And he turned away with tears in his eyes
because in a hundred years all trace of it
would be gone. That army was a symbol of
power, destructive and transient.
Today in one machine, now being bult Min the
General Electric shops, ther( b C20mbined
the muscular' energy of two mi lion men. This
great machine, a steam tumii, i . also a
symbol of power-a new poier iat is con-
structive and permanent.
Its unprecedented size, a record in construc-

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