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pr Iricgan latg
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during te Tiniversit year by thae Board itl
ConttoI of Student Publications.
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Literary Editor.........Lawrence R. Klein
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Night Editors-Editorial Board Members
Frank E. Cooper Henry J. Merry
William C. Gentry Robert L. Sloss
Charles R. Kauffman Walter W. Wilds
Gurney Williams
Morris Alexander. Bruce J, Manley
Bertram Askwith Lester May
Helen Bare M,.rgaret Mix
Maxwell Bauer David M. Nichol
Mary L. Blehymer William Page
Allan H. Berkman .Howard H. Peckharn
Arthur J. Bernstein Ilugh Pierce
ViR abinowitz
S. Beach Conger Jolhn D. Reindel
Thomas M. Cooley Jatitnije Roberts
Helen Domine Joseph A. Russell
Margaret Eckels Joseph Ruwitch
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Morris Cove-man Robert Townsend
Margaret ITaris Elizabeth Valentine
ullen Kennedy Harold O. Warren, Jr.
ean Levy G. Lionel Willens
Russell E. McCracken Barbara Wright
Dorothy Magee Vivian Zimi

Campus Opinion
Contributors are asied to be brief,
confining themselves to less than 300
worrs of possible. Anonymous com-
munications ill be di sregarded. The
names of communicants wil, however,
be regardedras confidential, upon re-
wuest. L~etters published should not be
construed as expressing the editorial
opinion of The Daily.
To the Editor:
I note with much interest one
of the editorials in today's Daily
i entitled "A Training Ground for
Life," in which it is shown that
in recent years the academic side
j of this University has been mini-
mized in favor of the business
side; i. e., the satisfying of the
Michigan taxpayers and parents
I was astounded, to say the least
that this was admitted finally

The Sigma Delta Chi boys have
been burning the midnight mazda
lately getting ready for the annual
Gridiron banquet to be held April
9. It's a classic institution around
here, that razz dinner, and prom-
ises this year to be a bit different,
but quite as amusing as ever.
S* *, *
In addition to the usual program
of entertainment there will be one
extra invitation issued, the lucky
' recipient of which will be the guest
of honor. .Save your money, gents;
. even if you fail to get invitation
No. 351 you'll have a good time

Music And Drama
versity Symphonic Band under the
direction of Nicholas Falcone will
appear in recital beginning at 4:15.
Music Society of Ann Arbor pre-1
sent the Elshuco Trio in the Men-
delssohn Theatre beginning at
This afternoon at 4:15 students
will have an opportunity to hear
the University Band in a recital of
symphonic music. Nicholas Fal-
cone will appear as director and iI
one number as clarinet soloist.
The program which has been pre-
pared is as follows:
Overture to Ruy Blas, Mendelssohn
The Young Prince and Princess


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SUNDAY, MARCH 23, 1930
Night Editor-FRANK E. COOPER

Somehow it has been the policy of Wfrom "Scheherade"
Well, Rolls and The Spotlight... is Koakf
the University during the past few seemed to have signed an armis-.. ...........Rimsky-Korsakof I
years to sit on any possible public tice-temporarily, at least. J. C.
opinion which tended to hit at X. yesterday graciously compli- Concertino op. 26 .... ......Weber
University policies. This editorial I mented the Rolls review of "State' (Nicholas Falcone
of which I speak gave vent to the I Street" and promised she wouldn't Waltz..................Strauss
truth of it all; it is admitted now cast any brickbats at this column
that it is about time to develop until further notice. That means Passacaglia in C Minor......Bach'
the educational part of the Uni- I can rest easy for 'this week any- (first performance at these con-
versity, and to let the political side way.Mcents.
take care of itself..Marche Slave.......Tchaikowsky
After all, the Regents, the Pres- Speaking of the JGP again, I un- The program, with such numbers
ident, and the faculties are sup- derstand that the wives of the Uni- as the Rimsky-Korsakoff and the
posed to be interested largely in versity janitors, inspired by the Tchaikowsky, is peculiarly well-
the development of the training of success (in spite of everything) of chosen for the type of sonority a
theJunor irl' pay>hav bad-I band is capable of. The arrange-
students, and that only. However, the Junior Girls' play, have band- i
if you will study the situation ed together to put on a show called ment of the Bach number, recent-
carefully, investigate the various "Brush Street," to -be produced in performed by Stowkowski with
problems, you will find that nearly 'Detroit. The song hits, I suppose,
every angle of work undertaken will be "What Am I Working For?" experiment and hence perhaps the
since 1926 has been with every- "Lady In Sink," "Sweep andpm .
thing except the educational side Scrubdown." and "Hit the Pail." pram.
of the University. -
More worry and argument and THE LAW AGAIN. . THE ELSHUO TRI(.
opposition have come with the ad- Dear Joe: This for Piccolo Pete.
ministrative measures than one Yes, we have noticed the Ladies of ! Led by Willem Willeke, whorse
often realizes. If you will but come the Bar who have been distracting finest energy has been devoted to
to realize the vast amount of time the library workers for the past the cultivation of chamber-music
that has been expended in legis- several months. How could we help since his early days as cellist with
lating so many of these measures, it! But why spoil a good thing, the great Kneisel Quartet, the
of which I shall speak presently, Pete? The particular member of Elshuco Trio has gained rapid
you will not wonder that the edu- the chorus, who resembles Ann ! recognition as one of the finest
cational part of it all has been Pennington in a couple of respects, chambermusic organizations in
sadly neglected. To make it worse, once drew a loving cup in the the world. Their activity, the
many of our best faculty men and beauty pageant at Atlantic City. range of their repertoire, is one of
high officials have taken leave of And you know the folly of hiding the most brilliant things about
Michigan just because of these your light under a bushel. them, being responsible some years
much discussed measures. Instead Larry Law. ago with the help of a few other
of studying the scholastic end of ! artists for the important, complete
the problem the administrative end Larry, your suggestion for an ad- i cycles' of the chamber music of
is studied. First of all, we were ded campus improvement is a good Beethoven, Brahms and Schubert.
given the auto ban, probably the one but you must remember that! Mr. Willeke is also director of the
only sensible measure passed these we're going to make the campus South Mountain Music colony at
last few years, but no compromise look like Broadway and not the rue Pittsfield, Massachusetts, which,
has yet been effected wherein grad- de Clichy. sponsored by Mrs. Elizabeth S.
uate or senior students may have * *, Coolidge, has been the seat of the
cars. Secondly, the tampering with A noted biologist named Prof. most important American ventures
the liquor situation has brought no Karl von Frische is coming all the in chamber music.
results, and has caused much un- way from Munich, Germany, to lec- Significantly enough, all three
necessary trouble. To attempt to ture here Tuesday on "The Sense members of the trio have attempt-
curb the campus liquor distribution and Language of Bees." I thing ed and published creative work in
and consumption is relatively the I'll have to take in that lecture chamber forms, a fact that would
equivalent of the national liquor i and find out what a bee says after have much to do with their keen
struggle. On the campus it has he raises a welt on one's anatomy. perception of the problems of per-
brought forth cries of "they're spy- * ** formance.
ing, they're spying!" All members of the Glee club, The program for their concert
Thirdly, the deferred rushing says aanotice in the D. 0. B. are to here tomorrow night which closes
system for fraternities has been meet at the rear door of HI audi- the series sponsored by the Cham-
adopted for nearby usage. Things ! torium tonight for the convocation ber Music Society, includes a late
like that do not improve the aca- services. I hate to be nosey about Brahms trio, an early Beethoven
delnic situation in the least. They this but if they're going to stand trio and a trio Caprice in three!
tend to annoy the students in gen- out there and compete with the movements by a modern Russian,
eral. Why doesn't the University convocation services they ought to Paul Juon.



Receipts of income taxes at the
Treasury department indicate that
$210,000,000 more than was collect-
ed at the same time last year have
been turned into the Treasury, but
the exact significance of this in-
crease is not clear. One of the
chief reasons why this fact cannot
be accepted at its face value as
indicating that the country is more
prosperous this year is shown by,
the fact that internal revenue col-s
lectors have been working on Sun-
days and at night in order to com-
plete their work sooner.
The increased business of cor-
porations has apparently more
than offset the reduction of 1 per
cent in their rate, and it is be-
lieved in many quarters that the
passage of the tariff act would
clear up any uncertainty as to
whether this reduction will be ex-
tended to 1930. If business and in-
dustry is furnished the needed im-
petus provided by a higher tariff,
the government can probably be
assured of sufficient income at the
reduced rate.
it is difficult to believe that the
increase in tax receipts can indi-
cate the actual condition of the
country, for the recent depression
is almost certain to have farther
reaching effects than those appar-
ent during the month of the stock
market crashes. The tremendous
over-inflation resulting from an
optimism far above what the situ-
ation really should have indicated
cannot be so easily forgotten, but
might change into a pessimism
equally distant from the adtual
The increase in income tax re-
ceipts is most encouraging, but the
question is. Just what does it


stop wasting time on child-like be severely chastised.
problems and use that much need-
s ed time in developing the impor- PROGRESS.
tant aspect of the school: the im- Dear Joe: While watching the
provement of its education? Of. seal the other day I saw a co-ed
course, the backers of these va- come r~ight up to the edge of it,
rious new projects always say that look around, stop and walk around
these same projects will enable -it.1 think it was J. C. X. Anyway
better educational methods to take I gave her a two-cent stamp. The
place. That argument is both campaign is coming along swim-
ridiculous and inisrepresentative, mingly and I think the snow may
primarily because you can't sit on melt some more.
the students forever and expect to The Beachcomber.
get results. The best days at the
University were when all these ad- Well, I'm glad to have your re-
ministrative measures were not the port, Beachcomber, but I'm sorry
big issues. to say you're out a two-cent stamp.
* * 4
The time consumed by these
measures, if put to the academic .'The Rolls Contribution campaign
side of the problem, could have is also coming on swimmingly. My
done wonders. Is it any wonder, little red book shows that 52 con-
then, that men of repute on the tiibutors have sent in 48 accep-
local faculty recognized a period table contributions, and two peo-
of extreme stagnation and depart- ple are now Cubs. Steel engrav-
ed for institutions more progres- ings of George Washington, bearing
sive educationally? Whenever the special imprint of the Rolls
measures of an educational nature Printing Bureau, have been award-
came to the front the opposition ed thCubsknownbas Seth Johns
made the problem even greater, and The Beachcomber.
Those who were here last year will
recall the terrific battle fought by I'UESOY
President Little to put through the At i s ofethe numerous fires we
University college idea, which has had last week, two of 1e boys
proved the saving grace of most of stood off from the crowd and
the progressive universities of the watched with much glee the pro-
present day. And as soon as Pres- gross of one fire and the efforts
ident Little walked out of the pic- of the firemen to extinguish it.
ture, so did the University college Suddenly some sparks flew over to
idea. Wisconsin and various East- an adjoining house and ignited
ern schools are forging ahead of sime of the shingles. "Look," said
our literary college because of their one of the boys, "the house next
successful new system as opposed door is on fire!" "Sh-h-h," said
to our ancient and ultra-conserva- the other, 'don't tell them about it."
tive system. What to do this afternoon: Write
If the educational side is to be
developed from now on, as hinted a last line for the limerick below


The humanitarian attitude of
the Theatre is proved quite sub-
stantially by its willingness to grant
merit and supreme praise to trivi-
ality. The fable in Bird in Hand
-young love riding over parental
and class distinctions-is anything
but original. The treatment -
aside from a certain facility, is not
brilliance, in Drinkwater's writing
-is absolutely ordinary and prey
dictable throughout. The merri-
ment is all peculiarly vacuous, the.
sentiment strictly the stock thing,
Yet production, completely real-
izing and translating everything in
the play and a lot besides, makes
sentiment acceptable. The whole
second act of Bird in Hand is mere-
ly vaudeville-trading on the stock
ridiculousity of men in pajamas in
a somewhat original fashion. Yet
when robustly done with a con-
summate art of farce by the Eng- 1
lish cast it provides entirely .justi-
flable delight. Bird in Hand is a!
perfect example of good sentimen-
tal comedy-in almost every age

Warm Weather Advances
and will Increase'the
Demand or Clean, o -
fortable Laundry Work
Warm weather means an increa
demand on your wardrobe-means the use
of more linen and the need for the best I
Laundry Service.
The ragged, stiff shirt or coila
makes the day unbearable Varsity Serv 'c
guarantees to eliminate this nuisance an
points to comfort.
Ph one
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the popular dramatic form.
The last three days of this week,
Play Production is giving a labora-.
tory performance in University
Hall of Ibsen's The Wild Duck
which will be open to the limited
number of patrons who apply for
free tickets at Play Production of-
fice during the week.
The play has been several weeks
in rehearsal under the direction of


Selection of the wild rose as the
national flower suggests to The
Daily that the next logical move
will be to choose the wild driver as
the nationail animal.

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