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THE" M I CH iG AN DAILY WEDNESDAY, MARCH 30, 1932

PulihdvrmringceptMoay ur~ingteUivest

'I__iItlC and DRAMf~A

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Year by the Board in Control of Student Publications.
Member of the Western Conference Editorial Association. The London String Quartet, which plays here on
The Associated Press is exclusively entitled to the use for re Thursday night t
publication of all news dispatches credited to it or not otherwiseT s y g at Lydia Mendelsohn Tlfeatre is
credited in -this paper and the local news published herein. perfect ensemble, each member of which is a dis-
Entered at the Post Office -at Ann Arbor, Michigan, as second tinguished artist and virtuoso. John Pennington and
class matter. Special rate of postage granted by Third Assistant Thomas Petre are the first and seconcd violins, C.
Postmaster General.
Warwick-Evans the 'cellist, and William Primrose the
Subscription by carrier, $4.00; by mail, $4.50
-{ viola player.
Offices: Ann Arbor Press Building, Maynard Street, Ann Arbor, John Pennington, who is almost as good a pianist
Mdichigan. Phones: Editorial, 4925; l ufiness, 21214.
h .E ,sas he is a fiddler, was born in Bournemouth, England,
EDITORIAL SAFF and soon won fame as a prodigy on the violin, play-
ing concertos under Sir Dan Godfrey at the age of
MANAGING EDITOR twelve. Later he won the open scholarship for the
RICHARD L.TOI
News Editor ........................ .....David M. Nichol Royal College of Music where he remained seven
City Editor ....................................... Carl Forsythe years. At seventeen years he was concert master at
Editorl Director...........................Beach Conger, Jr. Covent Garden and for some seasons was Anna Pav-
Sports editor..............................Sheldon C. Fullerton lowa's concert master. Since his association with the;
Women's N Edit........................Mrae .hos
AssistantN Er. .....ar.... ..oert L. Piere London String Quartet he has had little time for soloj
NIGHT EDITORS--work but in his spare time he is in constant demand
r R. Gileth T_ Cullen Renev James ni is throughout London and the provinces for concert

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Music and Drama A
"No an's Land"
A Review OTWSEN
MARK SULLIVA-,N

By Beach Conger, Jr.,Z
and R. Duane Wells It seems that about every time#
Pep, smiles and good looking girls this column goes to press somebody
roused last night's small audience gets terribly mad at us about one
thing or another. Today we must
to mild applause for the 28th Jun- answer three complaints, the first:
ior Girls' Play. In common with An open letter from the Manager of
other Junior Girls' Plays, it had the visiting neck-tie sales girls;
little or no plot to tie the mediocre second: a remark made by one of
musical numbers together. Enthus- the Northwestern swimmers; and
iasm of the cast alone could not third: a mistake we made in giving
make it better than last year's pro- credit for a verse. Here is the let-
duction. ter:
The theme, the woman-run world,

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Soles 50c and up to a $1.00
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Makers of GOOD HATS,
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Roland A. Goodman J rry E. Rosenthal appearances. all in the thin continuity. The lines,
Kart Sirert ___or e A.St en Thomas Petre was born in London where he stud- with one or two exceptions, fell flat
Sports Assistants ied at the Guildhall School of Music, making his first j in spite of valiant efforts on the
Brian W. Jones John W. Thomas Charles A. Sanford professional appearance as a child prodigy, playing part of the characters.
REPORTERS the Mendelssohn Concerto. Since the formation of What laurels there are can be
Stanley W. Arnheim Fred A. Iluber JohnW . Pritchard the quartet, he has done little individual concert handed to the comedy team, Betty
Donald F. Blankertz I larold F. Klute Josef,! lRe-idian
3;dward c. Campbell bih1i1s. 'lar1l:mll C. I art 5 haaf work, except in France during the war when he Van Horn and Vinseue Bartlett,
Thomas Connellan Roland Martin 1tracklry Shaw played for the soldiers at the front.8 whose antics kept the show moving
Albert L. Friednan Ilbert l.Newman a .rn ers C. Warwick-Evans, 'cellist, was born in London and punctuated the more drab
E. Ierome P'etit and studied at the Royal College of Music, he is also choruses. Their songs, too proved
Miriam Carver Prudence roster Margaret O'frin distinguished as a concert player and has played the bright spots from the musical point
Beatrice Collins Alice Gille-t Ibverly Stark major concertos with practically all of the leading of view, particularly Miss Van
Louise Crandall Frances Manchester Ahra WbVal'dxw orth
Elsie Feldman Elizabeth Mann Josephine Voodhams orchestras of Europe. Horn's "The Hungry Co-Ed," writ-
BUSINESS STAFF -; Mr. Primrose is twenty-seven years old and was ten by our neighbors on this page.
Telephone 21214, born in Glasgow, Scotland. Starting his career as Virginia Koch, as George, the
CHARLES T. KLINE........................Business Manage, a violinist, Mr. Primrose took up the study of the hero, started out well in "You
NORRIS P. JOHNSON....Assistant Manager viola in 1924 at the Guildhall School of Music in order Can't Get Along Without Love,"
Advertising................Mana.......Vernon Bishop to play chamber music, and continued while abroad written by Betty Van Horn, but
Advertising Contracts......,......................Iharry R. Begley with Ysaye. Although equally gifted on both instru- 1.throughout was an unconvincing:
Adbictiong service...........................iiam n. v110 , I ments, he has decided to give up the violin in order collegian. Opposite her Mary Phil-:
Accounts........ ......................... Richard Stratemeir to concentrate permanently on his viola as a member lips, as Willy, the heroine, was thea
Women'5 Business Manager......................Ann W. vernor of the London String Quartet. typical Junior Girls' Play lead,
Assistants The following program will be given: smiling and dancing, but not add-
Orvil Aronson Arthur F. Bohn Dlonald A. Johnson, 11 Quartet in C minor, Opus 51< o .....rhsigmuhes otemrto h
GilI>rt E. Bunrsley Fe.r:arl Suhnacke -e"rltnC'mrir51,No. 1 .......... Brahms ing much else to the merit of the
Allen Clark Grafton w. Sharp D)on Lyon dAllegro play. Too often she was left on the
R '_d.Romanze. Poco Adagio ;stage, wringing her hands through
Donna Becker n in ci e elon Sfncer Allegretto molto moderato e comodo several choruses. (Which, incident-
Maxine Fischgrund ('rohine \l sher RiatlirimSpencer
Ann GaKtmeyer 11eli < 1kathryn stork Finale. Allegro ally, were herded on the stage at
Katherine Ja.ckson I lglen S hmunde t fare lTr1g('r
Dorothy TLaylin 7\lay Seefried nary 'li ahcth Watts Minuet ............ .....................Scontrino slightest provocation, filling it to'
"Peter's Glad Heart" (from "Peter capacity.)
Pan Suite") .................Walford Davies The supporting cast did its part
Intermission with a reasonable amount of assur-
NIGHT EDITOR-ROLAND A. GOODMAN Quartet in G minor, Opus 10 .............Debussy ance and dexterity. Particularly
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 30, 1932 Anime et tres decide noticeable among those were Par-
Assez vif et bien rythme rish Riker, who was an excellent
Andantino doucement expressif football captain; Glendora Gosling,
-gTres modere. Tres mouvemente et avec passion who did an excellent take-off of our
themo1eentkaeceminent gridiron strategist in the
Palmer Christian will give the following program few minutes she was on stage (Mr.
oting P viege Wednesday afternoon at 4:15, in Hill Auditorium: Yost, for the uninformed); Jean-I
Marche religieuse ......................... Guilmant ; ette Albracht, as the assistant pro-t
IN the recent German presidential elections some Prelude ................................Saint-Saens fessor, who reminded us we knowI
thirty-seven million voters went to the polls. Meditation............................. Elgar not of whom; and Ruth Stesel, the
Since/the total population of Germany is only Choral Prelude on the Hymn-tune J-Hop chairman. Alice Boter, as
about sixty-two millions, the percentage of the en- "Rejoice, ye Pure in Heart" ............Sowerby Lew, the student, was incompetentj
franchised who avail themselves of their privilege Vision ......................... ......Rheinberger in the only part in the show which'
is exceptionally high, and, when compared to the Easter Morning on Mr. Rubidoux. . .. . . Gaul demanded real acting ability.
percentage in the United States, it is enormous. - The music was inferior to that
Investigation reveals three reasons for this Students are invited to attend a University radio of previous productions. There was
felicitous state of affairs. In the first ce a broadcast at 2 o'clock this afternoon at Morris Hall little variety in the type, and truly
German citizen attains the right to vot t the which will be featured by music from the Junior no number which stands out and
age of twenty, a year younger than the American. Girls' play. All principals and a great number of sticks with you as you leave the
In the second place, because the German election the choruses will be present. Ruel Kenyon and his show. Better than average were
svstem is direct the voter knows that his own orchestra will play. "No Man's Land," "You Can't Get

To the Insignificant Toasted Nut of nor quote cheap prices for clean- Dining Room at $1.25 and $1.00
the Michigan Daily:- :nd blocking hats; how then a plate. Transportation for
Some people, it seems go to col- aoessthan we char e Ob- groups is furnished by the Inn.
nr The Early American Dining
lege to learn, engineering, medicine, viously they DO NOT and can- Room is perfectly suited, also,
science, law, etc., while others ap- ou for dinners, luncheons and teas.
parently (judging from the little Our prices are reasonable for A la carte service in the English
write-up in regards to the tie girls D orng to the n q ts Coffee Shop and table d'hote
and p, acordng o th quaitymeals in the Dining Room are
now visiting on the campus) go to of your hat and the kind of under the direction of a chef
school to learn to ridicule, jeer and'j work wanted . . . quality of work skilled in New England cookery.
laugh at other people -- and --n should be consistent with the For special week-end rates and
short--to be--"wise". hat. reservations, 'phone Dearborn
Well Mr. Toasted Nut, that article Fa1810.
of yours didn't hurt our feelings Fa t rL y A t AAle parking sce and garage.
any, nor our business, as you had so DEARBORN INN
hoped it would. You see; we took ore Opposite Ford Airport
into consideration that this was 28 miles from Ann Arbor
small college town "stuff" and that 617 Packard St, (Near State) Oakwood Boulevard Dearborn
no doubt the "punkie" that wrote it Michigan
perhaps had no better way of -
amusing himself. However, the [ iI l 11111Illli11111111
write-up afforded us quite a laugh
We are willing to bet ten to one
odds, Mr. Columnist, that you are
one of the many that "bit" on the
"birthday bet" -- but -- just tooIoIse
much of a poor sport and piker to
admit that the girls took you for a
merry "swim."
The remark (supposedly made by Your banker is the logical man to give you counse
one of our girls) -- about the on investments.
"small feet and big muscles", no
doubt was made with reference to The officers of this bank are especially fitted to advise
the brain capacity the freshman you on investments.
had in his feet and to the big bags
of wind he had bulging out all We shall be glad to consult with you on this matter
ver him. (fladly!Ed.) at any time, whether or not the investment is made
That other remark about the through us.
"supper" the girls "enjoyed" at the g
"fraternity house" can't surely be
left unnoticed. All that we have to=M b
say Mr. Columnist is this: if you
will let us know just how mich and Federal Reserve
how many boys "donate d" to this
charitable act, we will send money System
order for the amount, to be distrib-
uted evenly among the lads who so
graciously contributed to the food
cause of feeding our hungry girls.
We want to thank you for the ar ers and Mechanics Bank
publicity, altho' we must admit it
was the work of an amateur. Here's North Main Street South State Street
wishing you continued success in
your role o f "Toasted Rolls's"
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ballot will have a part in determining who will be -__Along Without Love,"
president, which is an inducement to go to the mentioned comedy n
polls. VanHorn. As far as
The third reason eclipses in importance the H.lea Eof the cast, Virginia
other two. A larger percent of Germans than "My Ideal," can be
Americans vote because the German takes a more - doubtful praise. Mis
serious interest in politics. HYGIENE AND CIVILIZATION have said before, di
The thinking man can only realize that gov- her opening numbe
ernment plays a vital part in his every act, having Health Service Get Along Without L
more influence, direct and indirect, in his life, than Hygiene has had a checkered career. Identified be very difficult for
perhaps any other single factor. The Germans, with Greek mythology from which the name is de- male to make convin
who are a thinking race, take cognizance of this rived, hygiene has long been called upon to champion half Mosher-Jordan s
fact, and act accordingly. a wide range of ideas more or less associated with elbow and interfering
It is not unusual today to hear democracy personal well being. Though much worth while Needless to say, M
challenged. A social crisis is believed by many teaching has been done in the name of Hygeia, peo- mack and Margaret
to be impending. It is not for us to examine here ple have nevertheless been subjected to a most ed their dances very
the evidence that is brought forward by those who regretable array of personal bias, unscientific opinion, of the eccentric musi
utter these statements, but we do submit that, half truths, and propaganda in her name. Several more numbe
if the voters of our country continue to throw Much of what has passed as Hygiene is responsible would have been well
away, or, that which is worse, misuse, the sacred for the rather unsavory reputation of the subject In general, the wh(
privilege for which our forefathers laid down their among critical students. This has resulted in part punch. The cast and
lives, then those who cry, "Democracy has failed," from the fact that many persons are not critical of hard to liven it up,
may not be far from the truth. I their established opinions in matters of -personal danced. The Greek c
mhealth behavior. Also the layman often clings to us reiterated in spots
ideas once supported but later discredited by scien- lines spoken by the
1 tific investigation. The scientific hygienist is ever principals, providing

and the above chellizing your thoughts and be
umber by Miss original!
singing talents Yours sincerely,
a Murphy, in "The Insidious Ten."
handed the Charles Stein, mgr.
s Koch, as we (Editor's Note: Meals are about a
d very well in dollar a day per person. Dinner
r, "You Can't ought to be worth about 50 cents,
ove.' It would don't you think? Make money or-
any average der payable to Charles T. Kline,
cing love with Business Alanager of the Daily.)
standing at his Contributors will please limit
with gestures. themselves to 200 words in the fu-
argaret Scher- ture. Ed.
Smith execut- * *
well in spite WE DIDN'T MEAN IT, FELLOWS!
c from the pit. When we heard that some of the
rs from them Northwestern boys had taken of-
l received. fense at the innocent remarks we
ole play lacked made in this column last week we
choruses tried were so surprised that we couldn't
smiled and even gasp for at least ten seconds,
chanting chor- and even now we have great diffi-
the monotone culty in articulating in anything
none-too-sure better than a hoarse hiss. Well,
burlesque on whatever it is we are supposed to

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AT THE MICHIGAN'
When it was announced that both John and
Lionel Barrymore were to play in the same picture,
people thought that the famous controversy as to
which of the two is the better actor would be settled
once and for all, but after having seen "Arsene
Lupin" we can only say that the result of the illus-
trious Barrymore combination is fully the great pic-
ture that might be expected. There are many who,
will argue that John's fine portrayal of the super-
crook, Arsene Lupin, entitles him to first honors, and
there are just as many more who will contend that
Lionel, as the detective, acted rings around his little
brother. It is a moot question-let it remain so. The
most surprising thing about the acting is that such
a thoroughly tertiary role as that assigned to Karen
Morley could be so well handled in the face of such
a barrage of Barrymore competition. The little blond
girl makes a very creditable showing.
The plot, aside from a few weaknesses in minor
detail, is one of the best detective stories we have
seen or read in a long time, and excellent direction
brings it out to its best advantage. The theft of th-e
Mona Lisa from under the very noses of the watchful
police is the cleverest bit of grand larceny it has ever
been our privilege to witness.
Laurel and Hardy far surpass any of their previ-
ous efforts at comedy in a fast and furious chase

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on his guard lest he find himself perpetuating ideas "Lysistrata". However, their groupl
which have no better basis than tradition and which singing made up for other faults,{
can be characterized properly by no better term than and turned out to be one of the re-!
"bunk." deeming features of the perfor-
In a very real sense a large part of hygiene is now mance.
concerned with helping people adapt themselves to t Other things we noticed: "You
essentially unwholesome conditions of living. Many Can't Get Along Without Love,"i
of the hygienically adverse conditions are biologically sung with hand over any place but
unsound and attributable to the effects of develop- the heart . . . several chorus girls
ments in our civilization. Strangely enough good out of step in the dances . . . the
hygiene looks to the application of further civiliza- lighting, ineffective only in the last
tion for a solution of these problems. The intelligent ballet number . . . Helen Spencer
use of scientific facts should help in making the pos- smiling all over the stage . . . Billee
sible adjustment or compensations in the adverse Johnson between the acts . . . good
situations resulting from our necessary departure acting on the part of the third man
from biologically natural conditions of life. 'from the left on the first men's
A study of these essentially unnatural situations ! chorus . . . . the amusing B. & G.
to which adjustment is needed develops a long list of chorus, which could have had an-
basic problems in this field of human welfare. Among other encore . . . Waldo Abbott
these basic problems of hygiene are: The over refine- laughing at the remark about the
ment, storage, and preparation of food materials; broadcasting service . . Evelyn Niel-
indoor living in over heated houses; physical in- son's excellent costuming.

have meant, we didn't mean at all.
and just to prove what a fine fel-
low we are, we are sorry for mean-
ing something we didn't say.
We wish to make another
correction of facts.. It was
brought to our attention that
the Mouse verse that appeared
in this column a few days ago
was not written by Mark Sulli-
van at all, but by a fellow nam-
ed R.W.H.L. who contributed it
to F.P.A.'s column in the New
York Aerald Tribune. Many
apologies to R.W.H.L.

Prompt,

convenient

ZOUNDS!

activity; long range anxieties; the necessity for emo-
tiQnal control; long sustained near vision; parasit-
ism; industrial and other poisons; mechanical
injuries; and the necessary control of the reproduc-
tive instinct.
The attention of hygiene to such problems may
properly be criticized as reparative, compensatory
and negative, but the idealist sees in these approach- !
es the ultimate hope of constructive, positive service
in the development of the human race.

It is rather disconcerting to hear
people talking about party ad-
vantage to be gained from the spec-
ial Legislative session. T h e r e
should be no politics of any sort in
this session. The business in hand'
is too serious and requires too
much careful and expert handling.
William Gibbs McAdoo remarks
that "you can never tell who will be

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