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THE MICHIGAN DAILY

SATURDAY, MAY 18, 1935

Minnesotans Arrive In Alaska's 'Promised Land'

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The third May Festival Concertl
presented on Friday afternoon a pro-i
gram equally as varied as the two
preceeding concerts, including thei
Chicago Symphony orchestra, the
Young People's Chorus, and Ruth
Posselt, young American violinist.
The Mozart Overture, "Die Entfu-
hurng aus dem Serail," scored for a
small orchestra, was played by a por-
tion of the Chicago Symphony with
exquisitely good taste. Delicacy, yet
sufficient body of tone, perfection
of nuance - all combined to bring to
life again the charming small orches-
tra of Mozart's time. The Haydn
symphony in C major, played later in
the program, possessed the same ar-
tistry that was shown in the Mozart.
The violin and violin-cello cadenza in,
the III movement was played with a
beauty of tone and interpretation
that made it one of the loveliest bits'
of music on the program. Eric De-
Lamarter, associate conductor of thej
Symphony, led the orchestra with a
fine sense of tempo, precision, and
artistieness.
The Young People's Festival Chor-
us, under the direction of Miss Juva
Higbee, delighted the audience with
that charm always present in young
voices. Throughout the singing, the
children sang with a free, wholly nat-
ural tone, though one felt that the,
natural flexibility of children's voices
might have been used to greater ad-
vantage.
Miss Posselt, in her playing ofj
Tchaikowsky's D"major'concerto,
proved herself a young artist worthy
of the enthusiasm she has aroused
during her musical career. Any young
artist having, at the age of 21, the
technical foundation possessed by
Miss Posselt, should, if she acquires
maturity and personal depth, go far
in the musical world.
-B.B.
MARTINELLI,
THE CHICAGO SYMPHONY
ORCHESTRA,
DR. STOCK:
Last evening was fun night at the
festival. What a keen judgment of I

human nature it was that provided
it, just when we were looking forward
with a little weariness to the remain-
ing concerts, and wishing that they
might have been scattered over a few
weeks.
The Bach was refreshing, and we
leaned back and floated on the An-
dante. The Dohnanyi Suite - nice -
but we were a little tired to enjoy it
fully and perhaps our fatigue made
us hear the ensemble a little astig-
matically sometimes.
Then came Deems Taylor's "Cir-
cus." It is just a bit of tom-foolery.1
Most of it isn't music at all - it
doesn't pretend to be. But we loos-
ened up, and laughed at having our
ribs tickled with all the funny sounds
an orchestra can make. Pity the man
who is so old that he cannot enjoy

Conference Of
Pharmacists To
Open Thursday
Members To Be Greeted
By Ruthven; Dr. Jordan
Will Be Guest Speaker
The fourth annual Pharmaceutical
Conference, sponsored by the college
of pharmacy, will be held at 2:15
p.m., Thursday, in the Union, Prof.
Howard B. Lewis, director of the
pharmacy college, announced yester-
day.
President Alexander G. Ruthven
will greet the members of the con-
ference in behalf of the University.
Dr. Charles B. Jordan, dean of the
school of pharmacy at Purdue Uni-
versity, will be the guest speaker. His
address will be a talk on "Food, Drug
and Cosmetic Legislation in Relation
to the Retail Pharmacist."
Dr. Lewis described Dean Jordan
as a forceful speaker who has been

-Associated Press Photo.
Laden down with.luggage, Minnesotans who have begun settlement of the government-sponsored col-
ony in Alaska's Matanuska valley are shown leaving th - trans"ert shit St. Mihiel at Seward, Alaska. From
Seward they took a train to their new homes.

Comstock To R
Governor In 19

LANSING, May 17 -(A')- Former
Gov. William A. Comstock will return
to the political wars as a gubernator-
ial contender next year, according
to Horatio Abbott, Democratic na-
tional committeeman.
Speaking at a banquet for the
Democratic women in the Eleanor
Roosevelt league here last night, Ab-
bott tossed the former governor's hat
into the campaign ring with the pre-
diction that Comstock would seek the
governorship nomination in 1936.
There were other political devel-
opments here Thursday which also
lent strength to reports that Com-
stock would try to regain his former
position of power after having served
one term in the governor's chair.
A group of party leaders, all friend-
ly to the former executive, conferred
with Comstock and Frank A. Picard
on tentative plans to place a commit-
tee in the field this year, separate and
distinct from the state central com-
mittee, to direct the 1936 state cam-
paign.
The object of an independent cam-
paign committee, it was indicated at

in Again For Prayers Of Faithful
)6 bbottIrk Darrow; Chain
Says Letters Not So Bad
the conference, would be to take theI
direction of the campaign out of the I CHICAGO, May 17. - (P) - Clar-
hands of State Chairman Elmer B. ence Darrow wishes people would stop
O'Hara, who on two recent occasions, praying for his soul.
has lashed out at Comstock, Picard But if they must. he would rather
and Abbott. they would keep it to themselves and
Meanwhile a bill admittedly de- not pester him with letters telling
signed to remove O'Hara from the him of their efforts.
state chairmanship was on its way At his home today the aging Chi-
stat charmanhipwas n it wa cago attorney, who professes no be-
through the legislative machinery. It lief in an after life, said the chain
would authorize the committee mem- letter fad was nothing compared with
bers to call a meeting of the commit- his own recent mail problem.
tee to replace the officers. If the It started a month ago when Dar-
measure should be enacted and the row celebrated his seventy-eighth
former governor was able to muster birthday by reiterating his disbelief
enough committee strength to out in orthodox religious doctrines. Four
O'Hara, the plan for an independent days later was Easter Monday and
campaign committee probably would with it came 200 letters from self-
be dropped. appointed well wishers.
Don Canfield, secretary of the com- "They all said they were praying
mittee, had tentatively agreed to call for my soul," said Darrow. "I've got
the committee into session May 22 them working for me day and night.
without consulting the state chair- If I am not saved now it'll be my
man, for the purpose of discussing own fault."
party affairs.I--
Patronage disputes which have O'Hara, were denounced at the Elean-
brought the party's troubles into the or Roosevelt league banquet by Pat-
open in the past few months with the rick H. O'Brien, former attorney-gen-
Comstock forces arrayed against eral.

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funny noises sometimes. in constant touch with the proposed
It is a tribute to Martinelli that the legislation now before Congress and
program did not fall to pieces. The has had unusual opportunities to ob-
episodic quality, so evident in Wed- tain first hand information on the
nesday night's program, was entirely subject. Dr. Jordan is a graduate of
missing. When he sang we had that 'the pharmacy college here.
wamissng.h enyIt angfeelingd Ehen Prof. Edgar H. Gault of the School
warm happy Italian feeling. Even of Business Administration will dis-
when the aria was a serious one it did o uiesAmnsrto ilds
not pull and tear us. When a thing cuss the "Ethics of Modern Adver-
fully and easily expressed is gone, tising." The afternoon session will
then we are free. That is how his conclude with a discussion of "Drugs
singengwemaesfeer re..atishowisand Nutrition" by Dr. Lewis H. New-
singing makes us feel -free. Italian burgh of the University Hospital staff.
singing is always festival singing. The evening session will be held at
We wonder if there will be any more U:45 p.m. in Room 165 Chemistry
great Italian tenors, now that Italian Building. Prof. Hobart H. Willard
trains run on time. of the chemistry department will
And nowt- our compliments to Dr. address the group on "Ultra-Violet
Stock, the ringmaster, to his animals Fluorescence as Applied to Problems
and clowns, and to Martinelli, who of Chemistry and Pharmacy." The
joined in the circus spirit. lecture will be illustrated with dem-
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