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WAGE FOUR

THE MICHIGAN DAILY

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JO H. CHAMBERLIN
Editor.....................Ellis B. Merry
Editor Michigan Weekly..Charles E. Bebymer
Staff ldor............. Philip C. Brooks
City Editor............Courtland C. Smith
Women's Editor...........Marian L. Welles
Sports Editork.........Herbert E. Vedder
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Telegraph Editor.... ........Ross W. 'Ross
Assistant City Editor.... Richard C. Kurvink
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J. Stewart Hooker KenJeth.G. Pathrick
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made to take the question very vitally
to heart-for popular oratory of the
spell-binding variety has rather lost
its wide appeal in the past decade
or so.
The ten-mile swim, planned for the
first time last year by the Union, will
be held again this spring, according
to a recent announcement by officals
of that organization. According to
the terms of the contest, all students
swimming ten miles, or 704 laps, be-
fore June 1, will have their names en-
graved on the large silver cup given
for the purpose and will receive med-
als presented by the Union.
The value of the ten-mile swim as
a competitive event is practically nil;
as a means of developing interest in
swimming on the part of the student
body, however, it is quite a different
thing. It is too trite an axiom to
need repeating that the placing of a
prize or a goal is an immense incen-
tive to any form of activity, and the
placing of the cup and medals, small
though they may seem in regard to
any large end, is a worthwhile and
well-designed move.
Last year, with the same reward,
more than a hundred students were
induced to try for the prize. There is
no reason why the present meet
should not attract at least a similar
number of entrants-and if it does it
has certainly accomplished its pur-
pose of promoting healthful exercise
among the students of the University.
IN THE PHILIPPINES
On the occasion of his inaugural
address on assuming his duties as the
new governor general recently, Henry
L. Stimson admonished the Filipinos
to forget politics for a while and to
concentrate their efforts on economic
development as a means of obtaining
greater freedom. In so advising the
Filipinos, the new incumbent closely
adhered to the logic contained in Col-
onel Carmi A. Thompson's report of a
few months ago after visiting the
Philippines to secure information for
President Coolidge.
Colonel Thompson concluded that
the people of many of the islands of
the Philippine group have made prog-
ress in educational and agricultural
development, but that they speak
many languages and dialects, some of
which have not been reduced to writ-
ing. Resources and experience are
notably lacking, and interest in a
common pursuit is undeniably the
logical path to greater independence
which, since the islands lie in the
shadow of Japanese aggression, they
are not yet prepared for without the
present political and financial sup-
port of the United States.
It has been quite a while now since
any new charges were introduced into
the engrossing political drama in In-
diana, but probably the spring elec-
tions will thaw out a new supply of
mud.
EDITORIAL COMMENT!
NO LEFT TURN
(University of Washington Daily.)
Sooner or later, along the path of
educational endeavor, the average stu-

dent comes to a fork in the oad,
where he must decide whether his
purpose in life be to acquire or to
create, and to which end he should
bend his energies.
Discussing tie question of commer-
cial or creative careers, Lucien Price,
author-newspaperman, says: "The
conflict between the artist and the
trader-the conflict between the will
to create and the will to possess-is
the central conflict of any age; espe-
cially of this, and especially in Amer-

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Publication in this bulletin is de-
structive notice to all members of the
University. We are not responsible TONIGHT: The Rockford Players
for any items in this publication. prsent Barry Connor's "The Patsy"
at the Whitney theater at 8 o'clock.
University Lecture: * * :
Prof. H. U. McNitt, of the Ford and
Chevrolet Motor companies will speak MISS ELSIE
An Appreciation, by Robert Henderson
at 1 o'clock today at the president's
Ever since the days when I was
home on the use of the automobile by trying to peep behind the scenes of
college students. The public is cor- the theater by being a stage hand for
dially invited.
Several Birds. the Ben Greet company that played
* * * under the campus stars each summer;
Faculty, College of Literature, Sci ever since Miss Kearns on one of
those nights gave me a glimpse of
ence, and the Arts: her electric smile and those fhrihl-
There will be a special meeting to- ihreeti ml n hs hil
Theay, Mrch 9 a spoc l metingNa tura -iingly ice-cold eyes, I became her slave
day, March 9, at 1 o'clock in Natural
' I as everyone else does who meets her.
Science auditorium. The entire staff
of The Michigan Daily is invited to I think there is something of the
attend. Th UTNOTg TDAiY. I hypnotist in Miss Kearns. With her
attnd. BUT NOT TOD Y.lithe figure, her Irish-auburn hair,
John R. Street. her brittle laughter that has grown a
trifle bitter in these recent years, and
Jloover for President Club: above all those mesmeric eyes that
A special straw ballot of all mem- are bluer than blue, she is to me very
bers of this organization will be held much of an idol.
today at the Union. The purpose is to Ever since that day I have held a
find out if there are any traitors in single ambition in my mind to create,
the ranks. some day, a company in which Miss
Four Vice-Presidents. Kearns would be willing to play. Last
* * summer that dream was fulfilled-for
I Eta Pi: Miss Kearns can surround a prosaic
I Eta Pi, honorary scholastic fra- engagement with that much elan and
ternity, is now taking in members. illusion!-and she is returning for the
All students who have maintained an one week of "Hedda Gabler," with the
average of 1 point for one semester possibility of still another engage-
are invited to join. Bring ten dollars ment should the season run beyond
($10) to the regular meeting next the scheduled ten weeks.
Thursday. Her portrait of Hedda Tesman Is
I. M. Dumb, President. her greatest performance. If there is
* * * a more vivid Hedda on the American
Senior Lits: stage today I have yet to see her.
The class is making an effort to Even the sinuous Clare Eames with
collect all dues from anyone who is her black Sargent gowns cannot touch

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senior to pay your dues. All those Kearn's Hedda.
who have not paid will not be allowed When the program says "The Rock-
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Night Editor-NELSON J. SMITH, Jr.

THE DAViS MEMORIAL
Few more fitting tributes could be
made to a man, who gave 38 years of
his life in active teaching in the Uni-
versity than the fine plaque which
will be unveiled soon in the engineer-
ing arch to the memory of Prof.
Joseph Baker Davis. It is a tribute
which demonstrates in only a small
way the debt which the University
and engineering college owe to this
pioneer professor, yet it is a dignified
and eloquent memorial to a life given
to the cause of education in engineer-
ing.
To eulogize Professor Davis is use-
less. A graduate of the University in
the class of 1868, he entered the
teaching staff in 1870, and considered
active work in both teaching and
practical engineering until 1908, when
he retired. During this time both the
engineering college and the Univer-'
sity as a whole made tremendous!
strides-strides due in no small meas-
ure to such men as Professor Davis.
It is with sincere regard and a high
sense of appreciation for the contribu-
tion which the life of Joseph Baker
Davis made to Michigan that the Uni-
versity will greet the unveiling of thet
memorial plaque to his name.
TO THE PEOPLE
Condemned and praised in alternate
measures by the large portions of the

I All Students:
All those who wish permits to drive
automobiles will receive them by ap-
plying to the assistant to the dean,
at the dean's office any time today,
tomorrow or next week. Scholastic
eligibility will be the only require-
ment. BUT NOT TODAY.
The Committee.
J-Hop, 1928:
All those who have not received
favors for the Hop may do so now
by applying for them at the office in
the Union.
Favors Committee.
* * *
All Campus Dogs:
All dogs on the campus are request-
ed to report to the office of the Build-
ings and Grounds department to have
their photographs taken and their
finger prints recorded. The depart-
ment is going to have a rouge's gal-
lery so that all dogs may be identified
and none of the prominent social
leaders will be captured.
Some years ago, Sandy, property of
Professor Hobbs was captured and he
caused such a stir that he had to be
turned loose.
Prof. Pardon.
* * *
Vocational Guidance:
All students are invited to attend a
meeting of the B. and G. department,
tomorrow at 1 o'clock to learn the
methods of this unit. This opens a
splendid field to those law students
who can't pass the bar exams.
Olaf D. Katz.
* * *
Latin Club:
"Quo usque tandem abutere, Cata-
lina, patientia nostra," will be the
title of a talk by Prof Clarence N.
Cicero at the meeting tonight at 1
o'clock. The address will be entirely
in Latin and since that is a dead lan-
guage, draw your own conclusions.
John Milton, President.
* * *
Bolt for President Club:
Benjamin Bolt, leading candidate
for president will address a meeting
of his supporters at 1 o'clock today in
Natural Science auditorium. He will
speak on "Soap for a Campaign."
VOTE FOR BOLT.
Charles I.
*C * *
Interfraternity Council:
There will be no meeting as usual
today at 1 o'clock at the Union. AI
quorum will be lacking so don't show
up.
Whogives A. RIapp.
* ,* *
All Students:
Al students on the camnus are in-

in her, and there is scorching irony.
(Who will ever forget her subtle high
comedy as Judith in Noel Coward's
"Hay Fever"? or her galloping Dame
Chat in "Gammar Gurton's Needle"?)
Generally her eyes are lit with a
smile, but always behind there is a
hint of a passion and a fire that could
tear the rest of us out of the very
ground we walk on. Elsie Herndon
Kearns is a glamorous mystery.
* * *
RENDER UNTO CAESAR
"THE LEGION OF THE DAMNED,"
By Bennett J. Doty. The Century
Company. New York, 1928. $3.00
(Courtesy of the Print and Book,
Shop.)
Like unto Caesar, Doty is the hero
of his own war story. And also like
unto Caesar, his tale is slightly in-
incredible. But at least this gentle-
men has lost no time in cashing in on
his experiences while the newspaper
fluorishes concerning his desertion
and imprisonment are still flaming in
the minds of the masses.
Exceeding our previous expecta-
tions, however, the book is rather
pleasant reading. Doty (or whoever
did write the book) has attempted no
I rhetorical necromancy; the tale is
told in a straightforward , unorna-
mented narrative tone, with no "Beau
Gestian" touches. Doty's point of
view shifts rather strangely; at one
moment he lauds the French Foreign
Legion as a body of heroes, at the
next he paints them as a band of
ruffians, bound in merciless chains.
Perhaps the paradox is only super-
ficial, perhaps such metamorphoses I
do .occur in the whitehot crucible of
battle.
There is one truly wonderful frag-
ment in the work. Doty's description
of the attack of the Druse forces on
the tiny French garrison at Mous-
seifre ranks well with any batte
scene in the history of all writing.
But from this a gradual letdown oc-
curs until the author, bored with
road building and reconstruction de-f
serted. His subsequent capture, im-
prisonment, and release upon the im-
passioned pleas of the American con-
sul and the U. S. Marines is newspa-
per history in the best Richard Hard-t
ing Davis style.
And as our hero left the Legion to
return to the Land of the Free and,
the Home of the Brave, a sardonic
colonel smiled and said:
"I know you will write a book about}
the Legion. Try to tell the truth..."
L'enfant Terrible.
* * *
Sinclair Lewis has recently stood
godfather to a literary nhenomenon.

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Beginning Sunday, iarch 4.
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Nights, 50c to $1.50; Wed. and
Sat. Mat. 50c and $1.00I
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Sunday, March 4
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by a House committee, the proposed Princely rewards, comparatively
$740,000,000 naval appropriation bill speaking, are offered to those con-
is apparently to be carried before the templating a commercial career, yet
people of the nation before it is al- little is offered to those who would
lowed to die. Tuesday night Secre- create. One's bank account seems to
tary Curtis Wilbur of the Navy de- be the thermometer of one's success.
partment fired an opening broadside The high school student is charged
in Bay City, and his attitude plainly with 'the necessity of selecting a vo-
showed that whatever others may cation. In college, he must equip him-
think, the idea of three quarters of a self with certain information and ex-
billion dollars for our navy is not perience to increase the possibility of
dead with him. his success in a specialized pursuit.
It is too early to see any results To many, college is a plant where
from this "direct from cabinet to , young men and women are trained to
voter" campaign, but the ultimate tilt with Big Business, and sent forth
outcome will doubtless be only slight- with diploma in hand well girded for
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