THE MICHIGAN DAILY
Al Smith Makes Bow As Singer; 1
Critics In Lather Of Laudation
By DALE HARRISN everything he had into it. As the
NEW YORK, Nov. 30.-(P)-The reporter for the Times put it.
music critics were in a lather of "The nightingale of Oliver St."
laudation today over the debut of a threw into his work all he had in
promising new singer-Mr. Alfred E. voice, spirit and body-especially the
Smith of the Brown Derby Smiths. last mentioned. He kept time with
Mr. Smith game his singing voice his head and his hands. When he
the air for the first time publicly wanted volume he bent over, stooped
late Tuesday at the weekly Com- down and then jumped like a cheer
muriity Sing, a benefit affair. He leader. It was a good idea. He got
said his participation was "just a volume."c
happythough that dawned on me." An unfortunate phase of the affairP
"Il Signor Alfi'edo Smeet," as one was the failure of the critics to agreet
critic in a swoon of excitement called on the range of the artist's voice.
him, sailed right up to a challenging The Times called him "a promising
D without shifting gears, and his tenor" The Herald-Tribune referred s
voice rose above those of the 600 to him as the "brown derby bari-
others who had joined in the chorus, tone."
The critics thought it was great. Critics on other papers had not s
Even headline writers became ec- quite made up their minds. c
static and called him "the happy The critic of the Times was very
warbler." definite about it, however. He said:
One costumer said: "It was clearly a tenore leggieroY
"He took that D like he took Mass- on the more tender lines, but a tenorl
achusetts in 1928.' robusto when he soared easily above
Herr Smith presented a limited the crowd. Mr. Smith's tonal attackX
repertoire from some of the early and rhetorical phrasing were nott
musical hall composers. His "wow" those of a novice. He was none of
number which spilled the critics out your sheltered, pampered tenors or
of their seats was "the Sidewalks hothouse songbirds."!
of New York." He seemed to put Some persons pretended to observel
a nervousness as the tenore leggierot
that building. Please use the rear advanced to begin his first number,
entrance. but it was probably political jealousy.f
__nran__. There was some misunderstanding
Poloenia Circle meeting at 7:30 p.between the singer and the orches-
m. at the League. Important meet. tra, as a result of which the orches-t
ing and all members are requested to tra was away to a flying start before1
be present. the Signor Smith was in his proper
Varsity Glee Club: Regular rehear- But it did not seem to bother him.
sa1':3 . m in lee lubRehear- He merely turned to the orchestra
sa_. n e Club R and said: "One of us is wrong. Let's
All Junior Woe: Junior Girls'get together." The hint had its ef-
fect, for on the next attempt Mr.
Play Tryouts will be'held Thursday Smith and the orchestra got away
and Friday, December'1 and 2, from to practically a simultaneous start.
3 to 6 p. m. in the Lydia Mendelssohn From there on it was Smith in a
Theatre. This includes those inter- romp.
ested in both cast and chorus. The __
trpout should be an example of your Mo e 1"
special qualification: a song, dance, M od rn Gimr Plus
or short reading. Where music is a
necessary bing copy for the accom-
panist. One 'Coup De Date'
Dr. Frederick B. Fisher will lead
the discussion in the "Fireside Hour" IOWA CITY, Iowa, Nov. 3.-(yP)-
group at 4 o'clock at Wesley Hall. This is the story of a modern girl,
a baffled male, and a "coup de date."
Billiards: Instruction every Thurs- Last Thursday at midnight a very
day at 2 o'clock by Mr. Williamson, excited boy of 21 entered the sher-
in the games room of the Michigan is office. "Yes, she wanted a date
League. for Wednesday night and I wouldn't
League.___give it to her so she took the keys
Chess and Checker Exhibition, out of the car and wouldn't give
Newell W. Banks, United States them back to me," he excitedly told
match checker champion, will give the sheriff.
a simultaneous exhibition of chess. Questioned further, the harrassed
and checkers,: including blindfold young man explained that his car
checkers, in Rooms 316-20 of the was two miles from the station and
Michigan Union, at 7:30 p. in. Every- that he had walked all the way to
one interested in playing him is urged town to get the police to go out with
to attend. Bring own boards and him and take the key away from the
chess sets, if available. too enterprising Amazon.
An exasperated deputy finally
Micliiganensian Business Staff: Im- yielded to the youth's plea for help
portant meeting at 4:00.. All mem- and went with him to secure the car,
bers be present with salesbooks and which, with its key, had been aban-
money. doned in the meantime.
COMING EVENTS Saiple Defers Sentence
University Club: Club Night Friday, .
Decembei; 2,. 8:30 p. in. Dr. John On Negro Shooting Case
Sundwvall will speak on "Impressions Sentence was deferred yesterday
of Present Day Russia." Refresh- by Circuit Judge George W. Sample
ments. in the case of Robert E. Winston,
t negro, 21, who pleaded guilty to a
All Woen Student Invite: A charge of assault with attempt to
skating party will be held by the Wo- kill.
men's Athletic Association, Satur- Winston admitted shooting Wal-
day. Beginners may receive instruc- lace West, 1059 Wall Street, during
Michigan Is One Of Most
In United States
By WILLIAM G. FEERIS:
That the University of Michigan
campus is one of the most cosmo-
politan in the country is proved by
the annual International Directory,
issued yesterday at the office of the
Dean of Students. The Directory
shows that there are 284 foreign stu-
dents attending Michigan classes,
that all five of the world's continents
are listed in the group, and that the
students come from 50 different
Every country of any importance
has at least one representative at
Michigan. England, Italy, Canada.
Japan, France, Germany are all rep-
powers France has the most stu-
dents here, 5. England has 4, and
Germany has 3.
China Sends 83
By far the largest number of all,
however, comes from China. There
are 83 Chinese men and women on
the campus, but Japan totals only
Ranking next to China is Canada,
with 31. Then follow India, with 17,
the Philippine Islands, with 16,
Puerto Rico( the Directory spells itl
"Porto"), with 16, and Russia with
' Seven Letters Unused
A better understanding of the
number of nations represented is hadj
by realizing that only seven letters
in the alphabet do not begin the
names of countries. Those seven ai'e
G, Q, U. W. X. Y, and Z. There can't
be many countries beginning with
any of those letters.
Jud e Samle
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tween the veteran and Britton from
the time Deatherage had called the
M~ayer a "dirty damn nigger."
Britton, who had no funds; was
represented by Attorney John .
Mellott of this city.
Prior to Britton's confession, three
others were implicated in the slay-
ng. They were Helen Harvey, 36,
in acuaintance of the dead man;
O. D. Hall, and Frank Powell, col-
ored, all of Ypsilanti.
Chief of Police Ralph Southard of
Ypsilanti believed at first that Dea-
therage had been tortured and then
thrown from an automobile onto the
lot where he was found.
An autopsy was performed at the
University morgue, and it was here
that the body was identified.
Deatherage's army dischargegave
his first name as Cap. He was a pi-
vate in Company F of the 125th in-
fantry, was inducted on May 24, 1918
and given an honorable discharge in
May. 1919. He was in the Meuse-
A.rgonne battle in France.
a fight Nov. 8. West is in University
Hospital, paralyzed below the waist
,om bullets which injured his spinal
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Winners of four Union tourna-
ments were announced yesterday by
John W. Lederle, '33, president.
Finals in the contract and auction
bridge tournaments will be played
next week, the date to be announced
The straight pool tournament was
won by Roger T. Dillon, Grad., who
defeated H. E. Vaughn, Grad.
In the ping-pong tournament Rob-
ert Bonney, '34, defeated Melvin Sil-
verman, '36, to win the campus
Dillon also won the pocket billiard
and three rail billiard champion-
ships, defeatnig P. G. Terpenning,
Grad., in the former, and Glenney B.
Harrie, Grad., in the latter.
SNIFFS SNUFF TARIFF
ANGORA, Turkey, Nov. 20.-(P)-
rurklsh snuff users, who sniff at
Turkish snuff, breached the govern-
ment's tariff walls when the Turkish
tobacco monopoly placed French
snuff on the contingent import list.
A drop of more than 30 per cent
in registrations of new passenger cars
was reported by 46 states and the
District of Columbia for the first six
months of 1932.
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The biggest belly-laugh in captivity.
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Introducing Canarsie College whose cam-
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rr gmnology and jazzology,
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