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IV

COLLEGIATE DIGEST
BOOKS OF THE WEEK
A Gentleman Farmer . . . The autobiography is, perhaps, his - °n
finest achievement and it is exactly, ".
It Was The Nightingale. By Ford the type of book with which every
Madox Ford. J. B. Lippincott Co. student of the arts should become
$3.00. acquainted. It possesses a great
The novels and essays of Ford psychological merit and particu-
Madox Ford have always been in- larly in this instance, goes farthest 5
teresting for their urbanity and toward bringing to us the author
delicate precision of language. In in a perspective which most truly
this volume, which the author presents him as he is in the mun-
himself tells us is to be regarded as dane, level actions and experiences
one of his finer creations, he pre- of his life.
sents his autobiography. The
major portion of his book is given Wholesale Murder . .;
over to a recounting of anecdotess
concerning his adventures as a lit- The Master Murderer. By Caro-
erary man of international reputa- lyn Wells. J. B. Lippincott Co.
tion. We find within this book $2.00.
several belligerent references to In an attempt to vary the cus-
the current depression and the tomary procedure in the writing of
growing political emphasis on na- mystery stories, Carolyn Wells in-
tionalism, particularly exemplified troduces us to the wholesale mur-
in the personality of Adolph Hit- der of an entire family of four peo-
ler. ple. Each has been put to death
A most diverting part of the by different means and the situa-
book is Mr. Ford's story of his tion presents a fine opportunity for
short career as a gentleman farmer the brain of Fleming Stone, long
in southern France. It was his established master detective em-
ctitom to issue the names of his ployed by Miss Wells to see that
favorite and hated literary ac- j justice is done to the criminals and
quaintances to his hogs and prize to the avid readers of her prolific
potatoes and this sort of innocent creations.
whimsy constitutes the quality The unraveling of the dilemma
which makes the book so highly isskillfully accomplished and the
entertaining. It exemplifies the story keeps us engrossed for its
varied literary career the author entire length.
has pursued in London, Paris, and The plot centers itself around a
New York and reveals his personal peculiar will drawn up by the aged,
friendship w i t h Galsworthy, ailing mother of the murdered
Moore, and Conrad. Everett family and the ultimate
Mr. Ford is an extremely self- solution arrived at by Fleming
conscious artist, and into the per- Stone is wholly unexpected. The
sonal vein of this autobiography book is diverting and should amuse
he brings his sensitivity and wit you at those idle moments when
with such force as to make his book you have a brief respite from the
a sincere, revealing confession. serious duties of the classroom.
TWINS STAR for Oeo
m State College! Bob and
Bill Patrick play quarter
... -and right half on the west-
ern eleven.
HERE'S A BEE for the ro-
togravure editor's bonnet!
In fact it's three B's - Bev-
erly Beryl Blythe, toast of
the freshman class at West-
minster College. A student
of business administration,
she hopes to get a B. B. A.
degree.
7j'eport o ar
' ci ~oJ)Iletro (S QJact
+CARMEN OHIO", Ohio State's campus hymn,.is
a familiar tune to Miss Annetta Lu Cornell, who
claims it was her lullaby when she was an infant. MARKS: POOR, FAIR, GOOD, OR EXCELLENT
- - s 41.Her father, Fred Cornell, composed it while an
Ohio StateStudent in 1906, and that's one of the S U B J E C T
reasons why she enrolled at the Buckeye school
this year. _____e_ (.fl ItC J/1/JT1, IT7l'atN
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BOASTING is not the line of Miss Eva M. Blich- t
feldt, but well she might, for she is a leader of the cm o'(o/tt okant W Cddj d d ' btxm l a

co-eds at Pennsylvania State College, being presi-
dent of the Women's Self-government Association./
She is also active in many other activities. /c t0t I|n||Lght+. || a' X
PATTERNS MAY BE ORDERED SMART in contrasting crepes COLLEGIATE DIGEST /7/w ldm. moat{tof{hi'o,
from or jerseys, as well as vivid color will pay
alliances, this frocktproves par- for snapshots of student or faculty
lar co-ed who wishes to dress etivesandso shor explaation Nf
aiuaryatrcivdoth mu-atiiis esmit epbyntudn. acmaidN b It C t /Utt 1 i ' Lt
11 .Carroll St., Madison, Waphossut.e ccmpnedby1 / ~// t jEnclo
Ense stamps, coins, money order attractively on as well as off the money will be paid for those not used .fon/933
p at-r.c a mp u . T h e n u n -4ik e y o k e tu rn e d . S e n d totC r t . d s
dicate pattern number and siugzteeec iosftcolCOLLEGIATE DIGEST
order. drapery. 114 South Carroll St. Madison, Wis. Ol ai ftb6

"SUITCASE" WARD is the University of Idaho's OLDEST AND NEWEST! Members of the oldest college sorority in the United States, Alpha of Kappa Alpha
star fullback, and wears specially constructed shoes Theta at DePauw University, welcome their newest sisters-in-the-bond. The party that closed the "rush week"
-size, 13 double E. He is hard to start, and equally was held in the historic parlor of the old'chapter house at the Greencastle, Indiana, institution. We wonder, how
hard to stop. Wide World Photo many times did the girls hear the phrase "oldest college sorority" while they made their rounds of the campus?

GRID TEAMS play for Yale University-only against each other. Nine football teams have been organized on the campus of the New Haven institution (shown
under the college plan of intramural athletics. The nine includes teams from each of the seven colleges, and two from non-college groups, the first known as
hilt, representing Vanderbilt, Bingham, and Connecticut dormitories, and the second called Wright and representing Wright, McClellan and Welch dormitories.
Wide World Photo

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