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)AY, APRIL 4, 1930

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Night Editor, CHAS R. KAUFMA
THE GRID BANQUET.
Unquestionably it is necessa
from time to time to leaven th
dead earnestness and high seriou
ness of the adademic pursuit. Wi
however much love the true scho
ar may pore the learned page, it
good for him io come out of h
closet and view life in its high
aspects: to laugh at his own foib
les and those of his colleagues, an
refresh his knowledge of huma
nature. Indeed if he does not, h
tends to lose contact with th
world-a loss which may permant
ly impair his usefulness as.
teacher or scholar, for both o
these pursuits demand ability t

communicate their inspiration an
knowledge if they are to be mor
than a selfish gratification.
A suitable occasion for the aca
demic backbone to unbend is pro
vided by the annual=Gridiron ban
quet: a semi-public festival devot
ed'to exposing those features of lo
cal University life which are funn
without its being apparent to thos
most closely concerned. It is un
fortunate that more of this gentl
razzing does not strike home du
to the austerity of some individu
als. They seem to feel that atten
dance at the banquet might dam
age their dignity and possibly pol
lute the rarefied atmosphere ii
Which they live.
In some instances, perhaps, their
fears are not ungrounded, but the
question rises whether or not s
reputation for experiencing humau
emotions is not worth a little dam-
aged dignity.
0 --
PENNY PINCHERS.
Religious convocations sponsored
by the Student council and other
student organizations to fill a defi-
n ite gap in the educational offer-
ings of the University are of their
own nature worthy of being per-
petuated in a regular and com-
plete manner.
Permanent arrangements for
conducting these services in a con-

is becoming a matter of consider-
able doubt. * Music And Drama"b o Books
day The large number of students sI About
,stimulated, morally and religious- -ol
cW-! ly by the services, should be more TONIGHT: In the Mendelssohn KEEP THE
r thoughtful of the expenses incur- 4Theatre with curtain at 8:30, Play INLANDER AS IT IS.
led I red in sponsoring them, and con- Production's admirable presenta- I believe I am quite justified i-
ds- sequently be more liberal in their l tion of Romeo and Juliet by Wil- attempting to defend the Inlande
hed support, la hkser
s-am Shakespeare. against some of the charges
or brought against it by Professo
ate ROMEO AND JULIET. Brumm in his recent comments or
ot- Campus Opinion it in this column. I believe I an
ad, Contributors are asked to be brief, Benvolio . ChescGa ustified beause the points of faul
ay. confining themselves to less than 300 Tybalt........ . .............William Butler Professor Brumm indicated wer
words of possible. Anonymous com- Capulet..."............Robert K. Adams exactly the points of olic I hav
4. muncations will be disregarded. The Lady C apulet;...........Dora Vanden Bergx y ppoy
names of communicants will, however, Mantague..................Trving Cooper long urged on the Inlander, anC
be regarded as confidential, upon re- Lady Montague...... . Lynne Adams
quest. Letters published should not be Romeo .....................orman Brown hence his criticism of the Inlande
construed as expressing the editorial PanriS WilliamGenr
opinion of The__ a_ __.l .................Jeannette Dale is also a criticism of my criticism
Jt .....................Mildred Todd Now for me there remains th
Mercuio... ...............Harry R. Allen
HAVE WE OUTGROWN Friar Laurencer ..........Carl England weary process of restating my posi-
ley ABRAHAM LINCOLN. A Review by William J. Gorman tion for the third or fourth time
yWinG n I fully believe that I understan
Jr. To the editor: Even though granting the un- what Mr. Courlander, the editor o
Mer
son In these days when 'many col- questionable difficulties in elocu- Inlander, is about. Professoi
ian tion that Prof. Jack pointed out Brumm, perhaps, has misconstrued
an lege students-men and women i the intentions.
s who will be leaders of the next'g Prof. Brumm lists two objectives
generation-not only encourage of phrases in the interests of col- He would not have off-campus con-
and abet the violation of laws they loquializing that breaks up the tributions and he would exclude
dislike but seem to take pride in blank verse and loses the rhythm what he terms "painful insistence
doing so, one wonders whether the and the intensity of speech), one on critical matters, especially o a
doin soone ondrs wethe t. philosophcal nature, referring, o
principles enunciated by the im-c an be very enthusiastic about philsophicalhnature"rrefersingHu-
Y course, to the two articles on Hu-
m mortal Abraham Lincoln are sound Play Production's staging of Ro- manism by Mr. William Gormar
today. Was he thinking only in meo and Juliet. The production and myself:
terms of his own time when he bears such a handsome dress (sure- As faults of policy the last ob-
said: "LET EVERY MAN REMEM- ly the most gorgeous array of cos-. jection is certainly the more un-
BER THAT TO VIOLATE THE LAW tumes ever seen on the campus and important, and it comes doubl
IS TO TRAMPLE ON THE BLOOD strange from a professor of critica
OF HIS FATHER AND TO TEAR a group of extraordinarily success- writing. It seems to me that a
THE CHARACTER OF HIS OWN ful variations on a flexible unit set magazine that is as aware of con-
AND HIS CHILDREN'S LIBER- conceived with real feeling for temporary critical movements a
TIES."? symmetry by Charles Holden) that the Inlander was of Humanisn
Jr. Is this no longer a sound prin- one would be uncivil to carp too (and Professor Brumm kindly cred-
ciple in a democracy? Are these strenuously at its soul-the char- ited the articles with helping ar
the words of an old fogey? Should acterization. "intellectual advance," though
this statement be changed to read: guilty of being philosophical)
"Let every man remember that to With not the slightest compro- should be congratulated for its con-
observe a law he does not like is to mise one would praise Harry Allen temporaneity. And as for the "in-
trample on' the blood of his father for the sheer brilliance and vervc sistence" part of the objection
and to tear the. character of his of his Marcutio. He made the lo- Professor Brumm earlier in his ar-
own and his children's liberties?" quacious wit, dropping to his death ticle complains that the fourteer
Have we outgrown Lincoln? If so, with a pun (Ay,, tomorrow they'll pages devoted to criticism of this
what lies ahead? call me a grave man), radiate act- "philosophical" sort (I defy any onc
ley -George E. Myers. ivity, giving to the whole early part to find any philosophical specula-
on --o ___of the production the much needed tion in my article in the Inlander)
tei illusion of speed. are not sufficient to exemplify the
vis THE GREATER FARCE. Mildred Todd, choosing wisely to doctrine. In saying this, he admits
on T the editor: draw the authentic tremulous Ju- the immense importance of the
Apparently speaking from the liet rather than the tremendous doctrine, but would bar it from the
pbioted stand oint of an over- Juliet of a virtuoso in histrionics, Inlander. Is the Inlander to blind
zealous reformer, A Professor- succeeded well in giving the girl itself to anything but fiction an
Alumnus has involved himself in the quality of a heart-breaking poetry, and if it does aspire tc
a rather unfortunate display of child ("Oh, that heaven should criticism to refrain from anything
fallacious insinuations. Under the practice stratagem on so soft a more than discursive, emotive, un-
spell of a burst of sentiment sim- thig as 'me"). Necessarily she scientific criticism? In other words
ilar to that which inspired "Ten severed something of the grand- journalistic criticism? But I claim
Nights in a Barroom" and other manner glory an organ-voiced tra- and I feel certain most people will
literature of its type and time, he gedian could give to the potion claim, that in spite of the fact thai
loses -sight of the fact that the ten- scenes and the dying scenes. In- the critical portion of the last-pub-
dency of the campus is not toward deed they, seemed, as they of lished Inlander may have giver
E conditions as they were in pre- course are in the writing, strain- some few a "headache," its criti-
_ Volstead times, but rather toward ed and artificial. Miss Todd's facial cism reflected the health of th
N some arrangement such as the On- play and general stage manner magazine. And its iieaith was
tario liquor control plan which was carefully shaped to her choice sound and very, very durable.
would substitute good liquor for the of interpretation; Her ease in this The second objection, the ban-
great amount of poisonous moon- part, frequently designated as un- ning of outside material, reveals
ry shine now on the market. It may actable by careful critics of Shakes- that Professor Brumm is an ideal-
e safely be stated that the idea up- peare in staging, really bespeaks ist so far as the Inlander is con-
s- permost in the minds of Michigan maturity. cerned. Ever since the time of the
th men and women in voting wet was Norman Brown approached his point-a-minute football teams the
a desire to correct existing condi- i text with reverence, avoiding rant- Inlander has striven, sometimes
- trns, which, it must be conceded ing for dramatic effect that would foolishly, sometimes gallantly, to
is by the most ardent dry, are as bad leave an impression of vacuity. If be sufficient unto itself as a purely
is as any heretofore, rather than a his Romeo lacked magnetism and campusmagazine. Until now it has
er longing for more easily obtainable the really necessary radiance, it did always printed many bad stories,
- liquor. Even under undesirable have sincerity. Lacking the execu- many bad poems, and many, many
d present conditions Professor-Alum- tive talent to correctly exploit per- bad (but easily read) criticisms
n nus' implication regarding the sy- sonality and thereby give com- The reason for this is that there
e nonomy of the terms "drinker" plete attractiveness and brilliance is not enough good material to fill
e and "beast" is nt of place; it is to Romeo, he at least avoided the a magazine, and I mean good in ts
also extremely doubtful that per- )Itemptation to' employ a flashy fa- most qualitative sense. This is
a sonal misery and wretchedness are cility that would fail to carry con-j simply' a fact, and while it is
f among that class of students which victim. It was that humility, quite worthwhile to publish an all-stu-
o admittedly drinks frequently. often mentioned in this column of dent magazine, it is not worthwhile
d To admit that one considers the late. His Romeo was adequate and to publish a bad one. Hence the
e present liquor situation "many to be respected, if not a perfect next best thing is to include good

fold better than any that has gone one. material from outside people. For
before" is little better than a con- I the most part, this material comes
- fession of blindness to crime con- The nurse-the old crone im- I from the Michigan faculty (Mr.
i- ditions throughout" the country. parting dimensions to the unearth- Slusser's wood-cuts and Mr. Don-
- With murder and corruption be-:; ly lovers with her prosiness, pulling nelley's prose work); if not, then
- come commonplace, deaths, from their lyricism to solid earth-was I from other faculties (Mr. John-
y alcoholism and arrests for drunk- adequately played by Jeanette son's exceedingly interesting Gullah
e enness steadily on the increase, Dale. She lacked the vocal range tales); or contributions from prom-
- and illicit traffic thriving unabated, and variety to project the quick inent professionals like Arthur
e such an assertion cannot be true, changes of moods, but gave her Kreymborg, George Dillon, and E.
e however, bad conditions may have much interest and humour by Merrill Root).
- been before prohibition. clever movement. In one sense, this is not the next
Life magazine, which has a repu- Carl England's Friar Laurence best thing, but the very best thing.
- swas far too cold and stiff. The Friar The professional touch to the book
-tation for sponsoring worthy causes I
- only, has begun an anti-prohibition is thrown into real feelings by the not only augments the material,
n campaign and has adopted the woes of the young lovers that come but encourages better stuff from
yof spreading propaganda to him; and his shrewd advice and the students and draws out the
throuh the medium of full-page plan is not mere stiff gnomic ut- best writers. The contributions of
e news advertisements aid for terance (as Mr. England plays it) men like Mr. Slusser and Mr. John-
paperaspabut the impulsive expression of son are compliments to the maga-
a by Life and contributors to the
aby Lifean ontributhrse o t te feeling. Robert Adams' taurine vi- zine. Professor Brumm admires Mr.
- from the first volley in this war for olence in the role of Capulet gives Slusser, but would bar him from
fromm te irs tolley:in thswarfo rstriking interest to his scene in Ju- the magazine. I should like to ask,
temperance follow: (1) The total liet's chamber; it is boldly done Mr. Brumm what boots it to read
revenue received by the Federal I
Treasury from individual taxpay- and successful. alien contributions in other maga-
ers in 1928 was $882,727,114 The Mr. Windt's handling t of en- zines, when, if they are good, they,
ertinat2d anusl$stf Tprhe- trances and exits, with the difficult might just as well be read in theI
estimated annual cost of prohibi- problem of grouping was very suc- Inlander, and when, if they are
tion, for enforcement and loss of
revenue, is $936,000,000; (2) New cessful. not good (as in the case of .a re-
jected contribution from Burton ;
-York has 30,000 speakeasies in Ietdcnrbtinfo utn
pYork h 30,000 speese s It is certainly to be hoped that Rascoe) they will be rejected?
before prohibition; (3) Two million sthehundred odd students respon- Professor Brumm should remember
mbefe prhibito;busyTomillion siblefor the first Shakespeare on that the Hound and Horn started
me who we to busy'to ote in the campus feel, in addition a little from just such a beginning.
1918 are asking if it isn't 4. gout time weariness after labor, the tradi- I The heckling over outside ma-
they had a voice in the matter. (4) ional satisfaction (artistic satis- terial is really not worth the fuss.
"Twenty million men and women! t t ,,,.;vIc ,, . . . :

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EXCERPTS FROM LETTERS

J. ALBERT RIKER, Assistant General Manager,
Musical Courier, New York: "The list of artists and
conductors engaged, the organizations which will par-
ticipate, the works which are to be given and the ex-
cellence of the schedule of presentation, seems to me is
not surpassed by any of our festivals."
JAMES E. DEVOE, Manager Philharmonic Concert
Co., Detroit: "Knowing as I do the cost of artists, I
realize that you have gone the limit to give May Fes-
tival patrons a great array. It should be one the most
artistic series of concerts you have ever presented and
that means one of the greatest ever presented in this
country."
ADA BICKING, State Director of Music Education,
Lansing: "It is truly a most marvelous and varied
array of great personalities and the program is a most
delightful one. The surprise is that it annually in.
chudes somec distinct, unique, and outstanding offering
which as a result carres the audience in the current
of national events."
MARGIE McLEOD, Western Manager, Musical
America, Chicago: "No doubt it is the biggest thing
in the country and I am happy to read about it."
L. E. BEHYMIR, Manager The Philharmonic
Courses, Los Angeles, Calif: "I must congratulate you
upon your quartet of director and conducors. It is
tremendous undertaking and the three big musical num-
bers that you are presenting require ability, finesse and
a super-krnowledge of music.
LEO C. MILLER, Director Miller Studios, St. Louis,
Missouri: "You have made an excellent choice of
soloists, and I am delighted to see the list of choral
works you have chosen."
ADOLF WEIDIG, American Conservatory of Music,
Chicago, Illinois: "Such an array of participating
artists-the best in the land! And such choral works!"
RUTH HALLER OTTAWAY, President, The Na.
tional Federation of Musi Clubs, Port Huron: "Your
roster of artists is a brilliant one. Many will attend
the Festival to hear the exquisite voice of Claire Dux.
We are especially pleased to note the presence of
Kathryn Meisle, who, some years ago, was the choice
for the first place in the entire country in our Na-
tional Federation of Music Clubs Young Artists' Con-
tests."
D. M. SWARTHOUT, Dean, School of Fne Arts,
Lawrence, Kansas: "I doubt whether it can be excelled
anywhere in the country. Such a program deserves
a sellout' May it have the success it richly deserves."
SELBY OPPENHEIMER, Concert Manager, San
Francisco: "I cannot refrain from congratulating you
on the splendid selection you have again made. As I
have expressed to you before,the Ann Arbor Festival
is undoubtedly the foremost of its kind in America."
*HERBERT M. JOHNSON, Manager Chicago Civic
Opera Company: "This is certainly a very fine repre-
sentative list, better than anything that I have seen
in a long time, and I am sure the audiences will be
entirely pleased with their work."
PAUL J. WEAVER, Cornell University, Ithaca, New
York: "The Ann Arbor May Festival is a high light
in the American music season. I feel that you are
outdoing yourself in the splendid program which you
have under way."
MRS. EDGAR STILLMAN KELLY, Ex-President
National Federation of Music Club, Oxford, Ohio:
"My congratulations upon the fact that you have been
able to secure so long a list of great artists for your
forthcoming May Festival in Ann Arbor."
OSCAR C. CRESS, President, Grand Rapids Con-
servatory of Music: "I wish to say that I think it a
splendid representation of talent with a sprinkling of
new-comers among many of the old favorites."
PETER W. DYKEMA, Professor of Music Education,
Columbia University: "The list of artists and organ-
izations participating in the 1930 May Festival at Ann
Arbor, together with the excellent choral works selected
are abundant evidence that the high standards of pre-
ceding years are being adequately maintained."
LOUIS ECKSTEIN, President, The Ravinia Opera
Company, Chicago: "It is gratifying to know that great
educational institutions like the University of Michigan
are making provision for cultural advancement. Your
list of artists is admirable, and when these are taken
into account, together with the fact that you are pre-
senting the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, under the
baton of Dr. Frederick Stock, whicheisrone of the
greatest symphonic bodies the world knows today, I
fully believe that your program will be, outstanding
among the festivals of America."
ROY DICKINSON WELCH, Chairman, Department
of Music, Smith College, Northampton, Massachusetts:
"It is a most distinguished list of artists* that you an-
nounce for the Annual May Festival."
J. N. WEBER, President, American Federation of
Musicians, New York: "It is with great pleasure that
I have reviewed the list of artists fort the May Festival.
I desire to compliment you for the excellence of your
selection and the value of your intensive activity in
the interest of Musical Art."

RUSSELL V. MORGAN, Directing Supervisor, De-
partment of Music, Cleveland, Ohio: "The May Fes-
tival at Ann Arbor is one of the outstanding musical
events of America. It seems almost impossible that
such a large group of outstanding music performers
can be gathered together to participate in one week's
offering of the finest things in music."
HOWA(RD HANSON, Director of Music, Eastman
School of Music, Rochester, New York: "You are cer-
tainly to be congratulated most heartily on the program
outlined, both in regard to works to be presented and
in choice of soloists. The May Festival fully deserves
its reputation-as one of the most notable and important
festivals in the country."
WILLIAM E. WALTER, Manager, St. Louis Sym-
phony Society, St. Louis: "You certainly have a most
formidable list of artists, and the works that you have
in prospect make certain that the Festival will be a
notable one. Homegger's, 'King David' to mind is the
choral work which is destined to hold a high place 'n

FELIX BOROWSKI, Chicago: "You have succeeded
in gathering a notably brilliant array. I am impressed,
too, with the worth and interest of the great choral
works which you propose to interpret with your fine
chorus and the Chicago Symphony Orchestra. They
would bring great triumphs in their train."
C. M. TREMAINE, Director, National Bureau for
the Advancement of Music, New York: "We congratu-
late you upon your program for the Thirty-Seventh
Annual May Festival of the University of Michigan,
which we are sure will be a helpful stimulus to fine
music in the community. Your list of artists is most
impressive."
CHARLES N. BOYD, Director Pittsburgh Musical
Institute, Pittsburgh: "It would be hard to get a finer
list of attractions. The works chosen for performance,
the University Choral Union, the Chicago Orchestra,
and such a list of soloists should be an irresistible com-
bination."
EDITH M. KELLER, State Supervisor of Music,
Columbus, Ohio: "The School of Music of the Uni-
versity of Michigan is to be congratulated upon its
efforts in behalf of good music. You are doing a most
commendable piece of work in bringing such an array
to your community."
FRANCIS L. YORK, Detroit Institute of Arts, De-
troit: "The list of great artists is positively staggering,
-how you can get such a constellation of stars, to-
gether for one festival I can not understand. The Mlay
Festivals have always been outstanding events in the
musical history of Michigan but this one in my opinion,
bids fair to surpass all the others.y,
HARPER C. MAYBEE, Director of Music, Western
State Teachers College, Kalamazoo, Michigan: "Kindly
accept my most hearty congratulations on again pre-
senting to the musical public of Michigan and to the
Middle West, one of the broadest and most compre-
hensive arrays of great contrasting choral works, in-
comparable organizations, virtuoso artists, and master
musical directors"
JAMES T. QUARLES, Dean of the Student of Fine
Arts, Columbia, Missouri: "A performance of the Bach
"Magnificat' is real choral tour-de-force. The soloists
selected are all from the world's greatest, and when
taken in connection with the Chicago Orchestra, should
guarantee performances of outstanding artistic merit."
PIERRE V. R. KEY, Editor Musical Digest, New
York: "I feel that I should extend my congratulations
in the preparation of so interesting a program and the
engagement of such a representative list of vocal and
instrumental soloists, as well as the Chicago Symphony
Orchestra."
BENDETSON NETZORG, Detroit: "I am particu
uarly pleased that straight choral numbers are to be
given instead of opera adaptations for the concert
stage" "The singers engaged are of fine standing and
accomplishments. Little Ruggiero Ricci will srely" be
an attractive addition."
JAMES FRANCIS COOKE, Editor, The Etude,
Philadelphia: "The artists of the Thirty-Seventh An-
nual May Festival have quite obviously been selected,
not merely because of their renown in. the field of opera
and concert, bue because of their present ability to
contribute toward such a noteworthy event in the way
to enlighter and inspire the public. With the list that
the Festival has this year, its patrons may be assured
of a series of performances of real delight."
FLORENCE FRENCH, Editor, Musical Leader, Chi-
cago: "Such a remarkable program should attract wide
attention. I expect to make my twenty-fifth annual
visit to your lovely little city which is so big in achieve-
ment. I know of no place that runs so true to form
in every particular."
RUBIN GOLDMARK, President, "The Bohemians,"
New York: "My congratulations on your attractive
program for this year's music festival. You are certainly
doing wonderful work culturally, both in the works
and in the artists you are presenting. My sincere good
wishes for your continued success."
WILLIAM C. CARL, Director, Guilmant Organ
School, New York: "Allow me also to speak of the
splendid list of soloists who are to appear. I am sure
this will be one of the most -brilliant and successful
festivals you have held."
ROSSITER G. COLE, Chicago: "I note with ex.
temepleasure that you to hear Honegger's 'King
David.' I heard this a couple of weeks ago when Mr.
Stock put it on here with the Cincinnati- Festival
Chorus which he brought up for the occasion, From
the performance I got the thrill of the season."
F. B. STIVEN, Director of Music, University of
Illinois, Urbana: "The list is, as usual, composed of
the finest artists in the country."
DUDLEY BUCK, Columbia School of Music, Chi-
cago: "The works you have selected are magnificent,
your soloists are some of the finest we have in this
country and of courseeverybody knows what the Chi-
cago Symphony Orchestra is."
ERNEST HUTCHESON, Dean of the Juilliard
Graduate School, New York City: "I have just read
with much pleasure the list of artists and organizations
to take part in the annual MaysFestival gIt is a
splendid array, and I congratulate you most cordially
on the promise it gives of an unusually fine series of
concerts."
MARGARET H. TYLER, President, Chicago Artists'
Association: "Your announcement for the May Fes
tival is most alluring. It is so gratifying to see the
many splendid American artists on the list The or-

ganizations represented, the works to be produced surely
should make for a most successful season."
RICH/VRD CZERWONKY, Conductor, Bush Con-
servatory Symphony Orchestra, Chicago:-"I was very
much interested to read the splendid list of artists that
you have secured for this occasion and it is a great
credit to your institution to -present such a wonderful
festival."
EDWIN J. STRINGHAM, Faculty Teachers Col-
lege, Columbia University, New York City: "You have
one of the most important musical events in the entire
country-a distinct contribution to the advancement of
music in America. In addition, you offer the tickets
at a price much below those of other festivals.
WM. W. NORTON, Executive Music Organizer,
Flint Music Association, Flint, Michigan; "Your array
of soloists for your May Festival this year is very out.
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