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FADE FOUlt

THE MICHIGAN DAIL

Y

TUESDAY,-MAY 6, 1930

Published every morning except Monday
during toe TUniversitmy year by ths Bard I
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F MANAGING EDITOR
ELLIS B. MERRY
Editorial Chairman........George C. Tilley
City Editor................Pierce Rosenberg
News Editor.............Donald J. Kline
Sports Editor.......Edward. MI. Warner, Jr.
Women's :Editor ....... ...Marjorie Follmet
Telegraph Editor.........Cassam A. Wilson
Music and Drama......William J. Gorman
Literary Editor........Lawrence R. Klein
Assistant City Editor. ... Robert J Feldman
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
Reporters
Morris Alexander. Bruce J. Manley
Bertram Askwith Lester May
Helen Bard Margaret Mix
Maxwell Bauer David M. Nichol
Mary L. Behymer William Page
Allan H. Berkman Howard H. Peckham
Arthur .J. Bernstein Ilugh 1irce
S. Beach Conger onD.Reindeit
Thomas M. Cooley JeanniDRoberts
Helen Doiine .Joseph A. Russell
Margaret Eckels Joseph Ruwitch
Catherine Ferrin alph R. Sachs
Carl F. Forsythe Cecelia Shiver
Sheldon C. Fullerton Charles R. Sprowl
Ruth Gallmeyer Adsit Stewart
Huth Geddes S. Cad well Swansog
Ginevrha Ginn Jane Thayer
ack Goldsmith MargaretLThompson
Emily Grimes Richard L. Tobin
Morris Giove'maa Robert Townsend
Margaret Harris Elizabeth Valentine
Cullen Kennedy Harold 0. Warren, Jr.
can Levy G. Lionel Willeas
ussell E. McCracken Barbara Wright
Dorothy Magee Vivian Zimir

the interpreters and representa- .
tives of the University.
But the most important excuse OA$TE ROLL
for such meetings lies without this
ken. The large advisory commit-;IT'S TOO
tee is to be sub-divided into smaller HOT TO WRITE
groups for purposes of making de- A COLUMN.
tailed studies of various assigned But nevertheless the column will
University problems. The judg- Bh
Untvand findings. theceivd- be written. I'm still getting dirty
ment and findings thus received losfo h he o osig
will be expert and thorough; fur- looks from the Chief for foisting
ther, they will invoke wide alumni that lazy April Fool column on.
attention and result in a tighter trusting public.
bond than has previously been ex- f
perienced. What's more the old managing
In the light of President Ruth- editor has instructed the new man-
yen's program to alleviate the tolaging editor to keep me under con-
rather enervating circumstances trol, so the fun I had planned to
which had beset the University's have under a new administration
esprit de corps before his adminis- has all fallen through.
tration, the program for alumni ET T
participation in active capacities P
stands commendably high. To Lark: Lark, the cleaners!
wouldn't have anything to fight

I Music And Drama
TONIGHT: In the Mendelssohn
Theatre Miss Gertrude Johnson, of
the University of Wisconsin, in a
dramatic reading of "The Ivory
Door" by A. A. Milne.
In the School of Music Auditor-
ium , Hilda. Kahan, a student of
Prof. Albert Lockwood, in gradua-
tion piano recital.
NOTES ON THE "ANTIGONE"
My Miss Margaret Anglin.
(ED. ) o T 0'!! The kfoltwmg note (0n M, I
dletails of thle fortheoning prodtlitonl of
sophioces Anigooe are textracted from a titri
Ss(nt to MTl. Ilfl~cndrf ' who X~is(1 ' (Irc( ing the
Festival).
The present production will be
the first time I have ever played

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BUSINESS MANAGER
A. J. JORDAN, JR.
Assistant Manager
ALEX K. SCHERER
Department Managers
Adertising .. ......T. Hollister Mabley
Advertising...........Kasper H. Halverson
Service.................George A. Spater
Circulation................ Veror Davis
Accounts....... .....John R. Rose
Publications.. . George f. IHamiton
Business Secretary-Mary Chase
Assstants
James E. Cartwright Thomas Muir
obert Crawford ~eorge R. Patterson
Thomas M. Davis CharlesRSanford
Norman Eliezer Lee Slayron
Norris Johnson Joseph Van Riper
Charles Kline Robert Williamson..
Marvrin .Kobacker -william R. Worboy
Women Assistants on the Business
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Dorothy Bloomgarden Virginia MComb
Laura Codling Alice McCully
lVhel Consts Sylvia Miller
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Anna *oldhergr Jan Wiese
Hortense Goodig
TUESDAY, MAY 6, 1930
Night. Editor- WAITER WILDS
THE ALUMNI ADVISORY
COMMITTEE.
Last Saturday's alumni meetings
contributed several. noteworthy in-
crements toward furthering 'the
policy of eliciting better informed
and more productive support of
University projects .by Michigan
graduates, which President Ruth-
ven, in support of the Alumni as-
sociation, has resurrected from
Dr. Burton's administration. At
the time of the latter's death, there
was a project on his desk involving
the selection of a large nationa]
alumni advisory committee, with
its own organization, which should
serve the twin functions of keep-
ing the graduate body informed o
the University's policies, problems
and actions and of further defin-
ing and impregnating points of
contact between alumni and in-
stitution.
The first of these purposes, thus
derived, after a period of quiet ma-
turation during the Little regime
reached fruition as a consequence
of the meetings held last week end
In the neighborhood of 125 mem-
bers of the elite in Michigan's
alumni body participated in discus-
sions centering around the them
of the conference, "Know Michigar
Better." Deans and members o:
the teaching staffs of many Uni-
versity departments addressed the
alumni; inspection tours made
graphic these descriptions, and
half-forgotten impressions of the
institution were retouched.
The effects of such a procedure
are multifarious. In virtually ever
recent indictment against the pre-
tentions to commercialism anc
bigotry prevalent in intercollegiate
affairs, the alumni figure as causa-
tive factors even more than for-
merly. It is a highly meritorious
undertaking, therefore, to divert
alumni attentions from such de-
vices to the serious business of im-
Droving academic excellence.

about if we were to lay aside our the "Antigone" in an intimate in-
o
Edi tr. C omcoats. While we have a chance at door theatre. . . . The supporting:
Ed1toriI Comment such bargains we should make use cast sounds most interesting. I
o _ o of them. Besides, a slight odor of
WIT VERSUS FACT IN COLLEGES naptha relieves the morning at-k
(Christian Science Monitor) mosphere of home brew that has! you have cast for Creon, and I
been noticed on some of the boys.; think he will be splendid. He
At a time when polls of collegesi
on pohibition are rife in the Unit- No, Lark, the plan won't work. worked with me in "The Woman!
ed States, the statement of Ernest And that silly slogan, "A Whitein Bronze" and has an exception-
W.'Butterfield, commissioner of ed-1Shirt Never Offends!" After doing
. the janitor's morning dusting with ally beautiful voice.
ucatino of New Hampshire, that the sleeves, and after a lunch in
such polls are not to be taken ser- a Quick & Dirty you would be cry-
iously, since the students are in a ing to have the old dark suit on
"mild intellectual rebellion against again. If Coatless Shirt week ever
all accepted conventions," is a begins it will end the same day.
penetra.ting comment that sums up Seth Johns.
in a nutshell a phase of college * *
thought brought into play by polls Your letter is logical in spots,I
and questionnaires. tHrrSeth, but your prophesy is all wet.
Results of the polls at Harvard CotesSitwk(bgny-
and other eastern universities bear C s.(-
- terday is a tremendous success
out Mr. Butterfield's analysis of Y tegy) s atremous success
ou iuto.TeHradCi-and telegrams are pouring in fromI
the situation. The Harvard Crim- all over the country. If you don't
son, ih reporting answers made to aliover th ou don't e Wsten-
the poll which resulted in a wet believe it, go down to the Western-
majority; headed one article as fol- Uc a l
lows: "Sopping Souses Support WHAT'S THE USE?
Wringing Wet Win in Cryptic Crim- Dear Mr. Tinker: I should ad-
son Comments-'I'd Rather Be. vise you to abandon your Library
Tight Than Be President.' Fumes seal campaign. It appears to me
Furious Froth-Blower - 'No More that we're having too much diffi-
Good Clean Fun in Law.'" Under retavingtoul di-
this heading answers were listed culty in retaining our old tradi- I
thtion withonutansneostingenewsoeds.
which correspond fairly closely in tions without concocting new ones. Your suggestion o a production
I have always walked on the seal,; Yu4ugsin fapouto
general to the spirit of the cap- t gives one the impreso of rug in the classic "spirit," but not in
tion.itgvsoeteipesoofr-
hile it would be unfair to take gedness, solidity, and permanence' the classic "tradition" (what you
the above attitude of a student of the University as one scrapes call the "formal ritual, Edith-
publication and the answers of over its contours.lf the Wynne-Matheson type of produc-
some students, as typical of college . . , tion") is quite right. So manyI
thought, it is none the less true artists and authors forget that the
thatthetenenc tofactiosnes jWell, I may take your advice at
that the tendency to facetiousness that, Olaf. For one thing I can't Greek plays are primarily plays of
is widespread enough on collegee yrp
throw stones at anybody because the heale. They are regarded as
campu'ses to make polls on any sub-
ject open to question as indications yesterday I walked into the library examples of the perfect age, as
of college conditions. Actually the and almost broke my neck sliding: forms- of philosophic thought, as
tim of Dr Alfred Worcester on the seal. (Cries of "Why do moral essays.a p seven as il
te ymorallfe Wrese csas 1 >joemrs,
of the Harvard Medical School, thing by halves?" etc. lustration of dramatic laws, and
that drinking at Harvard is much! 1they are, of course, all of these
less than thirty years ago, carries/ft things. B't they are primarily
far greater weight than the ans- / , plays-intended to pass the time
wers to a college questionnaire. and exhilarate the emotions. They
ol came into being as plays, and their
form and:make-up can best be un-
I derstood' by -the actual dramatic
m sOplonlon Action photo, taken by the Pher- business in them. They became
Contributors are asked "to be brief, ret, shows the event clearly. poems and literature incidentally:
confining themselves to less than oo Crutches were touched in by staff they were written as plays. A play-
worAs of possible. Anonymous -co.a'-te
munications will be *disregarded. The artist to evoke pity, but a lot Illwight is always an entertainer,
names of communicants wil, however, get fromwigtisawasanetetinr
be regarded as confidential, upon re g rm you). and unless his desire to hold his
quest. Letters tublished should notrbe audience-"overpoweringly predom-
con strued a exp~ressing the editorial
opinion of The rY ily. THOUGHTS WHILE imates he will never be successful.
ATTENDING CLASS. This, I believe, has been the chief

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To the Editor:
How much longer must-the Mich-
igan student--body put up with the
Shylock proclivities of the local,
book stores? For years we havej
been forced to buy text books from{
dealers whose standards of value
areas variable as the wind velocity.1
For years we have been forced to
pay from five to -twenty or more!
dollars a semester for books whose
turn-in value averages half or less
the new value, even if the book is
as good as new.
Not long ago I decided to try
an experiment to test my theory
that local dealers base their stan-
dards of value on the weather and
the current condition of the diges-
tive tract of the salesman, and I
found out that my suspicions were
justified. I purchased a. new four
dollar book in one store and took.
it over to a neighboring store where
I asked the cash value of the book.
The salesman glanced at the title,
flipped through the pages, viewed
the colume from three different
angles, and decided it was worLh
only two dollars, because "the au-
thor is considering a revision."
The author, I hasten to add, re-
cently stated that he hasn't had
time to get at the revision.
It has often been suggested that
the University or the Union main-
tain a book store for the conven-
ience of students. Why the delay?
The live threat of such a plan
would raise a squawk from book
purveyors, to be sure, but they
haven't had anything to squawk
about for years. Seemingly they
do not appreciate the fact that their'
bread and butter money has comeE

Golly, it's hot! . . . Wonder how virtue of our Greek productions.
the canoeing is these days. . . . Re- The Antigone is a great human
minds be of that French sentence document. A play first, and liter-
"Pas de lieu Rhone que nous," i ature, poetry and the rest after-
which French students will find no wards. Since you are producing
difficulty in pronouncing, "Paddle the "Antigone" in an indoor, inti-
your own canoe." . . . Anybody else mate theatre, I am sure we will be
could pronounce it that way, too, quite justified in humanizing and
without trying..... Don't try..... I intensifying the play in terms of
It's too hot. . . theatric effect.
Your suggestion as to the exter-
Seth Johns says that the Rolls i ior setting, using a rude formation
Weather bureau, in order that of rocks against a "ski" made with
readers will never be disappointed, the plaster dome, sounds very in-
should pursue a policy of predict- teresting; but again, it will be a
ing only that weather which has I new background for me. I do not
already occured. The plan has believe, however, it will be difficult
merit, so I will inaugurate the ser- to fit into your scheme.
vice by announcing that yesterday I have acted the Antigone twice
was warm. before, first under the direction

Editor
anything to
get the facts

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^** * of Dr. George Riddle at Harvard,
K. K. K. or K. A. K. or somebody where he used the Mendelssohn 1
like that (why don't people sign music and the old Plumptre trans-
initials legibly?) wants to know lation. Two years ago I again
why the girls don't, carry canes played the part at the University
too. She says they'd swing them of California, under the direction
better than the men do. Mebbe of Mr. Von Nieumeyer. He used
so, but why do wimmin continually two levels, keeping his chorus be-
try to ape the men? There must low. I do not see why, though, you
be something to that theory that should be held down by any such
every woman wishes she had been precedent. Certainly I do not be-
born a man. (Well, I guess lieve the Plumptre translation
THAT'LL bring a rain of corres- would be satisfactory. The White-

"Hands up!-and make it quick," shouted the burly mine-
guard, holding his gun on a dusty, tired person who had.
just emerged from the shaft.
"What for?" countered this individual. "You know me...
I'm the editor who went down there to get a story."

Business men, industrialists and engineers.
--oo,ooo of them-regularly read the
McGraw-Hill Publications. Mpre than
3,oooooo use McGraw-Hill books and
magazines in their business.
The Business Week Coat Ag
System Engineering and
Harvarjd Business Review Mining journal

"Yeh-how do Ik
guard. "Anyone o
take his clothes."

know you're the one that went in?" said the
of them lifers might knock a guy out and

pondence!)

** *
PRIZE STORY.
Somebody tells me this
happened but don't believe
thing you hear. It seems

really
every-
that a

law translation which you are us-
ing is much better and approved,
by Gilbert Murray.
I also like the idea of, at certain.
points in the action, having a cho-
rus on a higher level than the
principal characters; that is, when
the chorus clearly is dominating
the scene. This idea was most suc-
cessfully used by the Moscow Musi-1
cal Studio.}
About the costume: Percy Ander-

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There is a lot of adventure in the
editor's day's work sometimes.
For example, this incident at a
Southern coal mine where con-
vict labor was then employed ex-
clusively. A McGraw-Hill editor
had gone down the shaft to get a
story, to investigate some new
processes that were being used.
McGraw-Hill editors are not out
seeking thrills. Their job is to
cover the field, to know what is
annfr n to. beswhesre thinos are

changing picture of modern in-
dustry and business.
That is why McGraw-Hill Publi-
cations are so vital to the business
and industrial world today. That
is why they are playing such an
important part in the nation's in-
dustrial development.
You who are about to step-out
into industry should make it your
business to learn what industry's
present leaders are doing and

couple of gents were putting up;
the electric letters in the Majestic
sign across the street to advertise
the new picture. One guy sat on aI
scaffolding to put the letters in
place: the other stood below him

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