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succeedin getting her propaganda
n American papers when her con-
Publiahed every morning except Monday dition did not warrant it, a public
dna ing the University y ear by the Board in
Control of Studeat Pubications. sentiment might be built up which
Member of Western Conference Editorial would greatly embarrass a con-
Association. scientious administration not yet
The Associated Press is exclusively en- willing to grant recognition. No
titled to the use for~ republication of all news
ispatches' credited to it or not otherwise news is better than propaganda!
credited in this paper and the local news pub- Obviously no government that is
fished herein.
Entered at tke postoffice at A Arbor, o n
)Michigan, us second class matter. Special rate uting to the progress of the land
of postag egranted by Third Assistant Post- need bother to propagandize at
Subsciption by earier. $4.00; by mail, all. The very fact that the govern-
3fices: Ann Arbor Press Building, May- ment fabricates the information
itard Street. and edits the news is a confession
Phones Editorial, 4925; Business, 21214. ofditsdincaacity and of itssdor
WflTT'IfL V AT. Q'AF imant, stagnant condition. Free-

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CORNELIA OTIS SKINNER
Reviewed By Lee Blaser

FRATERNITY JEWELRY
At Bargain Prices
A REAL SALE-NO FOOLIN'
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49th AnniversarySale
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Telephone 4925
MANAGING EDITOR
KENNETH G. PATRICK
............Nelson T.Smith
City Editor............... J. Stewart Hooker
News Editorr.............Richard C. Kurvink
Sports Editor .......:....... w. Morris Quinn
Women's Editor..............Sylvia S. Stone
Telegraph Editor..............George Stautet
Music and Drama...............R. L. Askren
Assistant City' Editor..........Robert Silbar
Night Editors
jnseph E. Howell Charles S. Monroe
Donald J. Kline irce Rosenberg
Lawrence R. Klein George E. Sinons
George C. Tilley

Paul L. Adams ,
Morris Alexandfl
C. A. Askren
Bertram Askwi.
Louise Behyme-~
Arthur Bernselu
Seton C. Bovee
Isabel Charles
L. R. Chubb
Frank JF. Cooper
Helen Domine
MargaretEwkels
Douglas Edwards
Valborg Egeland
Robert J. Feldmaan
Marjorie Follimer
William Gentry
Ruth Geddes
David B. Hempstead Jr,
Richard Jung
Charles R. Kaufman
Ruth Kelsey

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Donald E. Layman
Charles A. Lewis
Marian McDonald
henry Merry
Elizabeth Quaife
Victor Rabinowitz
joseph A. Russell
Anne Schellj
Rachel Shearer
Howard Simon
Robert L. Sloss
Ruth Steadman
A. Stewart
Cadwell Swansea
Jane Thayer
Edith Thomas
Beth Valentine
Gurney Wilisams
,alter Wild's
George E. Wohlgemuth
Edward L. Warner Jr.
Cleland Wyllie

dom of opinon and criticism of
government through the press is
the best means of keeping the ad-
ministraton running efficiently and
progressively. It is a tribute to the
success of the United States gov-
ernment that it has preserved the,
freedom of the press ever since it
ceased to be a prize jewel of the
British crown.
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CONSERVATION
The Izaak Walton league has
concluded its big convention in
Chicago, and the conservation
movement has been brought into
the public light by the combined
interest and effort of practically
all the conservation bodies that the
nation knows.
The recent Izaak Walton League
convention is rather a solace in
that so many organizations united
their forces in the conservation
movement, which heretofore might
be criticized from the fact that
too many organizations have tak-
en up the cry of conservation with-
out making any evidently con-
scious attempt to bring the move-
ment into action, thereby making
the movementnothing but a lot of
,ballyhooand propaganda which
has too often characterized politi-
cal campaigns. However, they fin-
ally all did get together, including
the Boy Scouts, the women's clubs,
Audobon societies, government bu-
reaus, game protective associations,
and what not.
Now that the Waltonians have
marshalled together all the forces
of conservation, pleaded and sought
for the cooperation of each, and
apparently have attained that co-
operation, the time has come to
put the movemnt in motion. For-
ests, game, waterpower are a few
of the subjects needing 1 more at-
tention than mer congressional de-
bate. Not only do these prob-
lems have to be definitely solved,

BUSINESS STAFF
Telephone 21214
BUSINESS MANAGER
EDWARD L. HULSE
Assistant Manager--RAYMOND WACHTER
.A',erisg'Department Managers
drtisng ............. Alex K. Scherer
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Advertising...............Cary XW. Hamn-er.
Service.................Herbert E. Varnum
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Publications................Ray M. Hofelich
+Rrestants
Mary Chase Marion Derr
Jeanette Dale Lillian Kovinsky
Vernor Davis Bernard Larson
Bessie Egeland Hollister Mabley
ay agerd 1. A. Newman
Anna Goldberg Jack Rose
Kasper Halversoa Carl F. Schemm
George Hamilto George Spater
ack Norwich Sherwood Upton
ixcHuraphrey Marie Wellstead

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WEDNESDAY, MAY 1, 1929
Night Editor-Lawrence R. Klein
HELP THE UNDERPRIVILEGED

The Fresh Air Camp, a benev- but the public at large must be
olently supported camp for boys of ma.de conscious of the need for
imited means, once again appeals conservation. If the Izaak Wal.
to the student body for assistance ton league convention can start to
in order to insure the maintenance accomplish these things, then it

The Oratorical Series was closed1
There are so many organizations very appropriately last evening by
clamouring for advertising space a culmination of skill in the fine
in this column that the editor hard- art of monologue. The series of
ly\ finds time to enjoy all the com- "Character Sketches" presented by
plimentary tickets and things that Miss Skinner gave just the sort of
are offered in consideration. But finishing touch which makes an en-
the customer is always right, so tire series be remembered as a suc-
we are attempting to catch up on ces.
our back accounts. With no properties excepting a
'_few varied details, on a stage which
she acknowledged as being vast,
THE SENIOR BALL she delivered her monologue in per-
In the first place, this rgani- Ifect ease and telling effect. She -
zation still owes us a compliment- wonthe admiration of the audience
in the very first monologue; in
ary ticket for last year's column, rapid succession she presented a
which leads us to believe that a very hsyterical lady on the point of
fellow is liable to be gyped by at- departure from Paris, In a Gon-
tending the Senior Ball. As for f a- {dola, a mid-western and very
vorsn the aenr usall prey ceap, placid dowager under a Venetian
Ivors, they are usually pretty cheap,moon, a Kentucy picnic, a very
but fixed up in a fancy box to English lady explorer, a scene (and
make them look pretty nifty. Their I mean scene) in a hairdresser's
publicity man has been bribed with shop, Homework, and Sailing Time.
all sorts of glowing offers to push In the first, her garbled French
the idea that the orchestra will be and "come in-entrez" were a de-
good this year. If the orchestra is light; she has an excellent voice
half as enthusiastic as the pub- as her adaptation of the nasal
licity man is about them, they complacency of the South Bend
should be hot. But these seniors y demonstrated. Artistry is the
are out to make money, so don'tfo d of he ate rishmets
foremost o er'Impsmens
expect too much in the line of despite a somewhat forced stage
music. teecpn
presence her telescoping of stac-
cato and highly unrelated witti-
THE PEP BOUNCE cisms is quite effectve. She cap-
tured all the silly foginess of an
That up-and-doing (doing near- Englishwoman lecturing on a vague
ly every one) student council (we Africa. The painfully realistic
can't get a comp from them confusion in the homework and the
for anything, so we might as well typical frantic shoutings in the
take them for a real ride) has de- saling scene are proofs of her abil-
cided to make this here university ity.
into a sort of prep school, so they She has written these skits
are going to have a meeting of the from her own observations, after
student body and inspire them by hearing them one realizes why she
means of a lot of songs and speech- is no longer heralded as the daugh-
es to be ready at any minute to go ter of Otis Skinner, time may even
out and die for the old school in reverse them.
case of a war with Minnesota or**
some other foreign nation. It COMEDY CLUB STEPS OUT
sounds like a wet idea, but they .
begged us for publicity. No other Comedy Club, achieving the priv-
papers pay any attention to their ilege of opening the new Women's:
tsputterings, so they have to pick on League ; Theatre by reason of the
this one. fact that their membership in-
cludes both men and women, will
present Clemence Dane's study in
MISS CORNELIA SKINNER the shifting planes of Life, "Gran-
We haven't heard Miss Skinner ite," beginning with a formal first-
yet, but from her advance pictures night Monday of next week. j
she should make up for Sir Rich- In the matter of formal first
ard Halliburton. The frenzied nights the campus has been doing,
press notices announcing her else- rather well by itself this year.
where in these august column have Play P1ddiction took a Tng at it
ascribed her abilities as compre- with the presentation of the orig-
hensive of anything but climbing' a inal one-act plays. The Mimes
tree. appointments always suggest the
propriety of a stiff shirt folded un-
der smart black. And now Com-
THE MAY GARGOYLE ledy Club cap a sartorial climax.(I
We don't want a free copy of IA huge invitation list takes in the
this magazine, but they need the important members of the faculty;
publicity so very bad that we'll an equally huge box-office sale will
take pity on them. The Gargoyle include the equally important stu-
is that hot-shot humour magazine dents on the campus. The affair
on the campus that clips jokesl will be carried off with eclat,
from other magazines and writes tinged very decidedly by elan, elan
silly articles that bark at little being the key note of dramatic
things hereabout that no one else productions this year.
would notice or bother about. It The play which will introduce
is very puerile, but if you were the theatre to the audience is
shipwrecked on a, desert island and "Granite," already characterized as
had nothing else to do you might study. It is not the sort of thing
read it. that is usually done locally; nor is
deitgeven donerelsewhere with any
idegree of frequency. It is dis-
XENOCRATES ZILCH tinctly an esoteric fruit of the Lit-
HEADS WAISTCOAT tle Theatre taste. But its merits
emerge most distinctly under the
guidance of a director who under-
f ; jN- stands the voluptuous in dramatic
writing, and who knows how to
bend amateur enthusiasm into the!
channels of pantomime and emo-
tional expression.
The story, briefly, concerns it-
self with a woman in a lonely1

place whom fortune tempts with
the gift of several men. Her gran-,
ite eroticism drives her to achieve
the murder of her husband, and
the course of events set in motion
wrdrives her to be the mistress of one
after another until an extraordi-
nary denouement, immensely dra-
matic, shows her having passed
through a number of planes of un-
Ksatisfactory existence and now re-
turning to the original plane from
which her lust had driven her tem-
porarily. The philosophy is dis-
tinctly a ring-around-a-rosy thing,
The above picture is one of the shot full of pessimism, but when
youngest of the young men to fall used as a dramatic theme has, at
victim to the latest rage of ap- least in this case, given occasion
pointing youthful men to head uni- for a number of stirring scenes.
versities. Xenocrates Zilch will Paul Stephenson, of the Grand
swing the rattles at Waistcoat Rapids Community Playhouse, has
College. been secured to interpret the play.
* * * His fine record at Grand Rapids'
The WVshtenaw Tribune, )with, where his work with amateurs has
its usual delicate sense for saying resulted in considerable civic pride,
the right thing, springs the follow- and his understanding of the de-
ing headline on its unhappy sub- mands the play makes combine to
scription: prophecy a sincere and notable pro-
Large Number Ministers Will duction.
Gather In City. Aside from the fact that Com-
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TO OUR PATRONS
Beginning Sunday, May 5,
and continuing through
June, July and August, we
will serve Sunday Noon
dinner until 3 p. m., with
no Sunday evening meal.
The Haunted Tavern
417 E. Huron St.

¬ęT COULDN'T get very far in the
bond business. I have no social
position or influential friends."
If such thoughts occur to you when
considering your possible fitness for a
career in the investment field, it
would not be surprising. They reflect
a commonly held opinion regarding
the bond business.
But the facts present a different
picture. A young man of wealth and
social prominence may enter the bond
business, but, without other more im-
portant qualities, he has little if any
advantage over any other beginner.
11is acquaintance may in fact turn out
to be a handicap, if he shows any
tendency to lean on his friends. It is
"push" rather than"pull" that counts.

If you have any leaning toward an
investment, career, do not let a mis-
conception about it throw you off your
course. Learn the facts about the bond
business, how it is carried en, its re-
quirements, its opportunities. Then
measure your qualifications against
these known factors.
We have published, especially for
college men, a little booklet, What is
tke Bond BusinessPReading it will help
to give you a true picture of the in-
vestment business. A copy will be
supplied on request. Or stop in at our
nearest office for a personal interview
-our managers will gladly tell you
more about the bond business, and;
help you decide whether it is the right
business for you.

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of this fine social and educational
experiment. Letters have been
written to all of the fraternities
and, sororities asking for gifts,
while a general campus tag-day
will be held on May 8.
Of the great number of univer-
sities throughout the country,
Michigan has the distinction of be-
ing one of the few which maintains
a summer camp in order to rouse
a healthful joy of life, and set it
flowing through the veins of many
tragically underprivileged boys.
During the summer months, 400
poor children selected by the wel-
fare organizations of Ann Arbor
and Detroit are given the benefits
of a twelve-day outing in the com-
petent care of a staff of twenty
University men.
The response from the students
last year was excellent, and with
a goal of $3,000 toattain this year,
it is hoped that the response will
be as whole-hearted. Support for
this generous enterprise is depend-
ent upon the students and alumni
of the University, and so the fate
of the project rests entirely in the
hands of those. who are called on
for aid. The cause is worthy. It
should be given the hearty co-op-
eration of every student at Michi-
gan. Will it receive such consider-
ation?
SOVIET FREEDOMj
The true condition of Soviet
Russia may be more clearly pic-
tured from the recent withdrawal
of its corresponding agency in
that country by the Chicago Trib-
une. The reason given is the ob-
ligation of the correspondent to
have all his news censored and
peppered with propaganda.
News is news no matter from
what part of the world it may
come,, and the sole standard of
news is truth. No newspaper of
any integrity could afford to print
propaganda, and at the same time
profess to be serving the public.
Reports of the prosperity of a
country like Russia might lead to
false conclusions on the part of
business men and other men in the
political world, so that they might
be lead to invest in that country;

will be respected as being some-!
thing more than an association of
sportsmen looking for something to!
shoot at.

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Editorial Comment

MORNING AND OTHER EXER-
CISE
(The New York Times)
Dr. Williams, Professor of Physi-
cal Education, who dared to doubt
the tonic of setting-up exercises
and a cold bath the first thing in
the morning, must wonder why so
many of his fellow-specialists are
of the contrary opinion. From ev-
ery direction they descended upon
enthusiasts who take radio exer-
him. They spoke for battalions of
cises and glowing plunge. The di-
rector of a health broadcasting bu-

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insurance company

points to 700,000 letters that bear
witness to the values received in
"tuning up the physical and nerv-
ous organism." That sturdy com-
panion of physical culture, Dr. Eu-
gene Lyman Fiske wants it under-
stood that if people are to be for-
bidden to take daily setting-up ex-
ercises, then indeed we shall have
to assume that we have entered in-
to a state of decadence." Nor can
he calmly view the suggeston that
alarm clocks be banned because
their effect on the nervous system
is baneful. The faithful alarm
saves its devotees from the wear
and tear of bolting their breakfasts
and sprinting for morning trains!
Dr. Williams commended walking
four miles a day as the ideal ex-
ercise, invigorating and adequate.
But Dr. Fiske exclaims that "walk-
ing is the laziest excuse for exer-
cise I know anything about."
Stepping along briskly with the
chest out and arms swinging is a
builder of vitality. Dr. Fiske is re-
ferred to such authorities on walk-'
ing as Wordsworth, William Haz-
litt, John Muir, Stevenson, George
Otto Trevelyan and Edward Pay-
son Weston. The list could be in-
creased by hundreds of names. I
Let Dr. Fiske read Alvah H. Doty'sj

MAY FESTIVAL
4 Days -MAY22,239,24,25,1929 - concerts
HILL AUDITORIUM - ANN ARBOR
EARL V. MOORE Musical Director
FREDERICK STOCK Orchestral Conductor
ERIC DELAMARTER Guest Conductor
JUVA HIGBEE Children's Conductor
Edith Mason Soprano
Chicago Civic Opera Company
Jeannette Vreeland Soprano
Distinguished American Artist
Sophie Braslau Contralto
Metropolitan Opera Company
Marion Telva Contralto
Metropolitan Opera Company
Richard Crooks Tenor
Premier American Concert Artist
Paul Althouse Tenor
Metropolitan Opera Company
Lawrence Tibbett Baritone
Metropolitan Opera Company
Richard Bonelli Baritone
Chicago Civic Opera Company
Barre Hill Baritone
Chicago Civic Opera Company
William Gustafson Bass
Metropolitan Opera Company
Josef Hofmann Pianist
Polish Virtuoso
Efrem Zimlaist Violinist
Hungarian Master
The Chicago Symphony Orchestra
The University Choral Union
Children's Festival Chorus
Samson and Delilah Saint Saens
The New Life Wolf-Ferrari
The Requiem Brahms

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