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TUESDAY, APRIL 29, 1930

TH~t MICIGAN fDAILY

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CHARACTER TRAITS
IN SUNDAY SPEE[CH
Eastern Pastor Asks Man to Put
Trust in Human Verities
Shown in Jesus.

FIRST SHIP OF BYRD EXPEDITION IN
HARBOR FOLLOWING RETURN

CONVOCATIONS

ENDED

Worlds of Science and Idealism}
Can be Combined Under
Mature Religion.
Achievement of a mature religion
rests upon the willingness of man
to put trust in the human verities!
that Jesus dared to live by, under-
graduates of the University were!
told by the Rev. Dr. Donald Aldrich,j
of New York city, Sunday morning
in Hill auditorium at the final con-
vocation of the spring series spon-
sored by the Student council.
"Jesus took an ordinary life, and
laid it against the human verities,i
and the face of God shone
through," the New York pastor
stated. "For man to acquire a ma-'
ture religion, he must take the
alignments of the character of Je-i
sus, as they are faithfully portrayed
in the Bible, and combine them
with our knowledge of the universe,E
which is the greatest in the history

NEW YORK I,.I CERCLE FRANCAIS
FROM ICE BARRIER MOLIERE'S COME
ACE 0 N 0 SP LA Y-
and snobrbery are dealt a series of I
smart raps in Moliere's "Les Prec-
1 ! French, Spanish, Japanese Pieces ieuses Ridicules." which will share
Will be on View Two Weeks
i eoial'w H el s the program of the Cercle Francais'
in 'Memorial Hall.-annual dramatic presentation next1
CW IThursday evening at the Lydia
CAROT WORK INCLUDED! Mendelssohn theatre along with "Le
An exhibition of original prints, Mystere d'Adam." a twelfth cen-
etchings, and lithographs, recently tury religious drama.
acquired by the division of Fine The play concerns itself with the
Arts, was hung yesterday, and may adventures of two young ladies
be viewed for the next two weeks from the country who come to the
in the Fine Arts reading room on city to get a taste of the elegant
the first floor of Alumni Memorial life led by Parisian society of the
hall. times. But, through the conniving,
Among these are six Japanese revengeful activities of two Paris-
woodblock color prints, etchings by ians whom they have jiltedc in love.
Tiepolo, an 13th century Venetian the young ladies, played by Mary
painter, Corot, 19th century French Morley, '31, and Dorothy Beck, '30,
artist, and Goya, Spanish artist of are shamed and humiliated into
the 18th century. Also included in seeing that the elegant life was not
this exhibit is a lithograph by the one to aspire to in preference
Whistler, renowned English artist, to the simple country life. The parts
and two early German woodblock of the two jilted young men are
prints, together with several 15th taken by Robert Duval, '30, and.
century etchings and engravings. Glenn Gosling, '31.
The Fine Arts reading room has "Les Precieuses Ridicules," the
also recently acquired two port- first of Moliere's writings which
folios of colored reproductions of originated with him, was presented
drawings by Delacroix, leader of the for the first time in 1659 before the
Romantic movement in French king of France, with Moliere him-
painting, and by Cezannes, called self in the leading role. It has
1 the father of modern painting. - -
"These copies offer a very, inclusive
study of the technique of these
French artists and are wonderfully
like the originals, having been done
by a new German process," declared
A~at~d ~Margaret K. Effinger, librarian. I

WILL FEATURE
DY ON THURSDAY
proved a great favorite at the Com-
edie Francaise, where it has been
played practically every year since
then.
"It is interesting to note," re-
marked Prof. Rene Talamon, direc-
tor of the activities of the Cercle
Francais, "that this is the eighth
time the Cercle has produced a
play by Moliere."
In 1907, the first year of the Cer-
cle's existence, Moliere's "Le Bour-
geois Gentilhomme" was presented.
Since then, the Cercle Francais has
produced "L'Avare," "La Malade
Imaginaire," "Les Fourberies de
Scapin," "Le Bourgeois Gentil-
homme," and "Le Medecin Malgre
Lui," all from the prolific pen 'of
the French dramatist. This is the
second time that "Les Precieuses
Ridicules" has been played by the
French group. It was given its first
performance in 1911.
Tickets for the two productionis
will be on sale starting today kat
Wahr's bookstore, and evenings, at
the box office at the Lydia Ivien-
delssohn theatre, priced at 75 -ents.
Holders of Cercle Francais 'eason
tickets may present these 'vpith 25
cents and receive a ticket Tor the
performance.

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of mankind.
"A mature religion put us in com-
mand of life. Too many people
live in a world of science, and ma-"
terialism; too few can properly
combine it with the world of ideals.
Those values called idea'ls some-
how seem to be guaranteed by a
power beyond, but most of us live
in only one world, and we need a
mature religion to take advantage
of both. One cannot afford to take
a one sided view of life.
"We have lost control of religion,
to- a considerable extent, because we
have been forced to accept it liter-
ally. The. authors of the book of
Genesis did not mean it to be either
a science or a religion. They only
meant to ascribe the creation of the
world to their God.
"Considering the world today, we
have a greater knowledge of the
.universe than anything previous
people, and we have a true know-
ledge of the character of Jesus. By
combining these two we can de-
velop a mature" religion. We may
reach the same conclusion as our
forefathers, but we will have reach-
ed it gloriously.
"In considering the world we
should not ask: Is there a power
that rules it?, but we should ask,
What-kind, of a power rules it? A
inature religion can answer. It can
not do so by taking a literal mean-
ing of things and attempting to un-'
derwrite them with science.
"There is something in life that
is suggestive of purpose. Some peo-
ple believe that we cannot check up
on intuition, but I wonder is there f
anything more sure than charac-
ter. If we look into history, the
most challenging figure is Jesus. He
took the qualities of life: love,
friendship, sympathy,and the like,j
and dared to live by them. He ab-
solutely staked his life on these ver-
ities, and if man would achieve aI
mature religion, if he would know
the purpose of life, he must put
trust in these human verities."

The whaler C. A. Larsen, of the
barrier. Shown below are member
Arthur T. Walden, Dr. Valcoo Vojtec
ander, and Edward E. Goodale.

Byrd expedition, in New York harb
s of the expedition who returned w
h, Martin Ronne, Norman D. Vaugha

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after its return from the Ross ice
a the ship. They are, left to right:
, Walter Leuthner, Claire D. Aex-

TIUNIUAL c99 11SUR Eich Will Address
AD1ISUI'Alpha Nu Members
RETURNSMTOerUT1ES at Initiation Dinner SPECTACLE
Eighteen men, elected to mem-
(Continued From Page x)b.i
delegation included: David Hunter bership in Alpha Nu, forensic so- Total Eclipse Brings Information
Mciety, will be initiated this after- Regarding Source of Heat,
ment of State; T. G. Risley, of the noon in room 4002 Angel hall. To- Light, and Energy.
menightfa.tban;uT. G.l be hey, at the
Department of Labor; R. W. Flour- nght a banquet will be held at the (B Associated Press)
noy Jr., and Mrs. R. B. Shipley, both Union in their honor. Dr. Louis M. The rare phenomenon of a total
Eichhe rarhephpnomendnpoftmetoa
of the state department. The four ! Eich, of the speech department, eclipse of the sun was witnessed
technical advisors were: Professor ill be the principal speaker of the over a narrow swath across the
Reeves, Miss Emma Wold, of the evening. northwestern United States today
National Woman's Party; Prof. queofwil come wha esoAlpha n Nu -and in addition to being'a spectacle
Manley Hudson of Harvard Univer- utwl oewhnApaN e
ian d rof Brcard bates the Detroit Law college on of muclhinterest may have brought
sity, and Prof. E. M. Borchard. the subject: "Resolved that the to astronomers new information re.-
The work of the conference wasstdi gardingour chief source Hof heat,
divided into three groups, one for! several states should be permitted gingouchesure>fhat
each of the mreequestions. Pro-r to adopt the Ontario system of light, and energy.
fessor Reeves was connected with liquor control." Three Alpha Nu As a spectacle the eclipse brought
alumni, Richard Weber, Carpenter thousands of .persons into northern
the group on territorial waters. H mti Rad WJber. re ntwillCalifornia, Nevada, Idaho, and
Owing first to the death of form- 7+ ,Montana, out into the open with
er President Taft and later to the represent the Detroit Collegef smoked glasses to witness the sun's
death of the Queen of Sweden, the Lrocclusion by the moon. The path
American delegates were unable to Garret Wright, Howard Simon, and of totality was both narrow and
attend any public social functions. Fenlon Bocsche will speak for relatively short. Starting at a point
According to Professor Reeves, the ; Alpha Nu. Members of the speech in the Pacific ocean west of San
arrangements for the conference department will judge the debate. Francisco about 9:36 a. m., the
were well carried out by the se- moon's shadow moved northeast-
cretary of the League of Nations. OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY-The ward at a rate of 1,200 miles an
"The conference was of a highly prevailing opinion that students hour entering Nevada at Honey
technical nature," stated Professor have unduly radical tendencies is California, and dashing across
Reeves, "and viewed as an experi- entirely unwarranted, according to Idaho and Montana.
ment, it was a success; viewed as a, James B. Berry, of the department 3
finality, it was not a success. It is of sociology here. On the contrary, INDIANA UNIVERSITY - More
to be hoped that the lack of con- using 100 students tested as a than 600 couples attended the 10th
cretc results here will not discour- basis, the present day student is annual Junior Prom on April 26.
c further steps for the codifica- ultra conservative in most of hi, Music was furnished by McKin-
?irn of international law." views. The only "radical" trend ney's Cotton Pickers.

EDGAR JOHNSTONE
PRESENTSREPORT
Addressing a meeting of the
School of Education faculty yester-
day at luncheon in the Union,
Prof. Edgar G. Johnstone of the
University High school presented a
report of the success of the grad-
uates of this institution in their
first year of college work.
Professor Johnstone pointed out
that the number of A's earned by
graduates of this school in the

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last three years is approximately
50 per cent the number earned by
graduates of all other high schools.
He further showed that the number
{ of unsatisfactory marks was lower
in this group than in the ordinary
run of college freshmen.
Commenting on this report, Dean
Edmonson of the School of Educa-
tion said, "We have every reason
to be proud of this record, especial-
ly in consideration of the fact that
the school is a comparatively new
one, and we may well be gratified
at the record of its graduates."
Jack Will Lead Adelphi;
in Literary Discussion'
Prof. Peter M. Jack, head of the,
I Rhetoric department, will lead a?
discussion on "The Literary Rebels
of Our Day" at the weekly meeting
of the Adelphi House of Repre-
sentatives at 7:30 o'clock tomor-
row night, in the Adelphi room on
the fourth floor of Angell hall. The
1 meeting is open to all who are in-
terested.
A short, but important business
meeting will follow the closed ses-
sion.

Spoarkietone Pri nts
Have th ebrillancy and clarity
that you so desire in
Photographs.
Bring your films to
Francisco- DBoyce
hoto Co
719.North University Avenue

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