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THE, MICHI .A :N D A ILY

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 22, 1935

THE MTCHTGAN DATTY

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 22, 1935

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labours in its behalf were being reduced to naught.
Did he think himself a failure?
We hope he did not. Men who have devoted
their life-long efforts to an attempt at ameliorat-
ing the unjust conditions of humanity will never
be failures even if their material accomplishments
come to naught, for by their precept alone they
have brought inspiration to their fellow-men.
Maj. Gen. Adolphus W. Greely, one of seven men
to survive an expedition to the Arctic on which
twenty-five started out, died in his 91st year Sun-
day.
His life had become a tragic epic from the day
in 1881 when he, with his party of 25 soldiers, set.
out to venture farther north than any other be-
fore him. One of his group, an eskimo, was
drowned; another was shot by Greely's orders for
pilfering food when rations were growing short;
the others, according to Greely's diary, literally ate
their boots, then munched dry lichens and gnawed
the remnants of their seal-skin clothing strug-
gling to stay alive. With frozen hands they,
struggled over the ice in vain search for animal
life, sometimes killing a seal or a bear only to see
its body sink between ice floes at their feet.
Returning to the United States with valuable
scinetific data, he found himself demoted because
of political reasons, and it was a full half-century
before he was granted official recognition for his
heroic work.
Bringing laughter into the daily doldrummic ex-
istences of millions of people on every continent,
Sidney Smith was no less an apostle than the
others.
He was the creator of a group of characters
whose antics became endeared to adults no less
than children.
"I think the biggest things I've learned about
people, through the Gumps," said Smith some
time ago, "are, first that what they want is a clean
and wholesome character in their fun; and, sec-
ond, that they like best of all those pictures in
which they see themselves or their friends pic-
tuied through the daily happenings in the lives
of the Gumps."
Through a cartoonist with so high a conception
of his own function, reading the comic strips be-
came more than a mere matter of mental relaxa-
tion. These grotesque antics became commen-
taries on life, and are indeed a healthy sign, for
when we can laugh at ourselves through the laugh-
ing pens of men like Sidney Smith, we may be
said to have possession of a sanity less likely to
be lost in times of national duress.
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The Conning Tower

Washington
Off The Record

DAILY OFFICIAL BULLETIN
Publication in the Bulletin is constructive notice to all members of the
University. Copy received at the office of the Assistant to the President
until 3:30; 11:00 a.m. on Saturday.

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THE DIARY OF OUR. OWN SAMUEL PEPYS

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r Saturday, October 12
Y UNDERGROUND railway to my office, and
might restful of a warm day; and so out all the
afternoon, and so home to supper, and in the eve-
ning with my wife to see "Jubilee," and I was
amused and delighted by most of it, and by Mr
Melville Cooper's droll pretenses and Miss Mary
Boland's merriments, italicized though they were
And I liked the songs that Mr. Cole Porter made
and the music of his, too, and I thought that Sul-
livan was often his musical guide, and Gilbert his
lyrical. And good guides, too. So R. Lockridge and
his wife took us home with them, and stayed me
with two flagons of beer; and so walked, of all
things, home with my wife.
Sunday, October 13
THIS MORNING I went for a walk, and so home
to luncheon, and thenafter took all my chil-
dren, and caught up my wife on the way, at
Miss Millay's and so all to the zoo in Central Park,
such a great crowd there pressing that I had little
joy of it, save when my daughter said, "The el-
ephant has his trunk on," and one of my boys
said that the hippopotamus was pretty silver. So
meet Phyllis McGinley, and so all of us home
together. So to bed after supper, tired.
Monday, October 14
U P AT SEVEN, and read as much as was avail-
able about the war, which will probably be
named the Mussolini war, in honor of its launcher.
But I do not know how much truth there is in
the stories of the war, forasmuch as nothing can
be sent that is not censored, so there must be
printed only what Italy allows to be sent, or, .for
that matter, Ethiopia. But Lord! it was like
that in the World War, too, and it would have
been hard for a soldier to write to America, or to
England, from France, that perhaps here and there
was a kind-hearted German; or even that Goethe,
the rumor ran, may have had talent. So to the
office, and there most of the day, working at
many things, and so home for supper, and stopped
at home all evening, discussing budget matters
where every prospect displeases.
Tuesday, October 15
1 THE OFFICE betimes, and finished by three,
and to play, some pool with some success
and some failure, and so home and found N. Win-
ston and Rosita there for supper, and thenafter
they to the concert and I and Mabel to the Empire
to see P. Barry's "Bright Star," which I was full
of hope would turn into an utterly fine play, but
I found myself disbelieving in most of the char-
acters, especially the chief ones, done by Miss
Julie Haydon and Mr. Lee Tracy. And as to the
cloyingly good wife that Miss Haydon portrayed,
I, had I been her spouse, would have absorbed as
much brandy as Mr. Tracy did, albeit I do not
like it. But Miss Jean Dixon and Mr. Louis Heydt,
in parts that I thought affected the play no whit,
were excellent and credible. So to meet my wife,
and I told her about the cloying sweetness of the
wife in the play, and that my fear of her being
like that was the least of my worries. So to a pub-
lick, and had a merry time of it, what with Ruth
Smallens telling me of her three weeks' old son
Alexander.

By SIGRID ARNE
The Roosevelt predilection for fol-
lowing a given course is amusingly il-
lustrated in a story about the Presi-
dent's handsome mother, Mrs. James
Roosevelt.
She was late in catching the home-
ward bound boat at Cherbourg one
year. The boat had left when she
reached the dock. She could have
waited for the next one. Instead she
hired a tug, caught the steamer and
- clambered happily up the side of a
rope ladde. She was then 70 years
1old.
One bock missing from the
original George Washington li-
brary at Mt. Vernon probably is
in Sweden today. It was taken
from the shelves and presented to
Jeiniy Lind, the Swedish nightin-
gale, when she visited here many
years ago on a concert tour.
The magnificent national cathedral
here started years ago in a little in-
valid's sewing box.
The hill overlooking Washington
on which the cathedral stands was
owned originally by the Nourse fam-
ily. It included Miss Phoebe, an in-
valid, who eained pin money by sew-
ing.
When she died in 1850, she left a
small box marked, "For a free church
on Mt. Alban." It held $40, the first
contribution to today's great edifice.
Ann Royall, Washinton's first wom-
an journalist, would be astonished to-
day at the easy access accorded the
press by both the President and his
wife.
Legend says Miss Royall, failing
to get an interview with John Quincy
Adams, followed him to the Potomac
river where he went swimming. She
sat on his clothes while he, standing
up to his neck in water, answered her
questions.
Washington antiquarians are
tantalized by the fact there is a
rock in the city which came orig-
inally from Solomon's temple,
but which now is an unidentified
block in the huge state, war anl
niavy building.
The war department has all the
records on, its arrival, but there
is no record as to where the stone
masons finally lodged it in con-
structing the walls.
The story illustrates why guards at
the interior building swear by their
chief, Secretary Ickes. A taxi pulled
up one Sunday afternoon and a man
with a portfolio demanded entrance
at a closed door.
"Sorry, sir. Not open today. Use
the center entrance," said the guard.,
"Why, do you know who I am?"
blustered the man. "I'm a congress-
man."
"Sorr~y"
"Well, I11 certainly tell your boss."
For an hour the guard quaked. The
congressman came back to say, "Your
boss backed you up. He said rules
are rules, and he was glad to hear
you didn't break them."
Senator Theodore Bilbo of Mis-
sissippi found himself agreed on
a state issue with one of his old-
time political enemies, Fred Sul-
lens of Jackson. Their side of thef
argumdnt was victorious and Bil-i
bo received a box from Sulles.1
It contained a pair of elaborate]
supenders in bright red --Bilbo's
favorite color.
Representative Percy L. Gassaway
of Oklahoma - he of the high-heeled1
boots - may be 50 years old, but that
means nothing, or at least very little,i
to him. He still breaks in the moret
obstreperous broncos on his famous
TX ranch near Coalgate in Okla-i
homa's Coal County. Washington1
hears that the congressman's favorite
is an unruly outlaw named "Cap" that
throws everyone except Gassaway.

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 22, 1935
VOL. XLVI No. 18
N ticS
To Department Heads and Others
Concerned: All hourly time slips must
be in the Business Office on the 23rd
of the month to be included in the
monthly payroll.
Edna G. Miller, Payroll Clerk.
Graduate Students: The Michigan
League invites graduate students to
an informal reception and dance on
Wednesday evening, October 23, in
the ballroom of the Michigan League
Building from eight until eleven
o'clock. Mrs. Ruthven, Dean and
Mrs. Yoakum and Assistant Dean and
Mrs. Okkelberg will receive. The
wives and husbands of graduate stu-
dents are included in this invitation.
Women Students Attending the Co-
lumbia-Michigan Football Game:
Women students wishing to attend
the Columbia-Michigan football game
are required to register in the Office
of the Dean of Women.
A letter of permission from parents
must be received in this office not
later than Thursday, October 24. If
a student wishes to go otherwise than
by train, special permission for such
mode of travel must be included in
the parent's letter.
Graduate women are invited to
register in the office.
Byrl Fox Bacher, Assistit
Dean of Women.,
Out-of-town Football Games: Per-
mission to drive to out-of-town foot-
ball games will be granted provided
the student applying for such per-
mission will be accompanied by one
of his parents or by a parent of one.
of the students in the party. The
privilege can also be extended pro-
vided a member of the faculty is in-
cluded in the group and will assume
responsibility for the trip. Definite
evidence of such arrangement must
be presented to Room 2, University
Hall, together with the make, type
and license number of car to be used.
W. B. Rea, Assistant to the Dean.
Kappa Phi, Methodist girls' club:
Girls expecting to attend the Kappa
Phi rushing dinner this evening at
6:00 at Stalker Hall are requested to
notify either Dorothy Armstrong,1
president, 7185, or Helen Diehl, rush-7
ing chairman, 8530, as soon as pos-
sible. Those who have not received
invitations and are interested in thel
Methodist organization may call eith-
er of the two numbers above.
Michigan Technic Subscribers who
did not get their October magazine
last week because of the sell-out may
obtain same by calling at the Technic,
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office any afternoon this week
tween 2 and 5 o'clock.

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NIGHT EDITOR: FRED WARNER NEAL
Function Of
Union Forums ...
T IS A WELL KNOWN FACT
among educators that freshmen
find it very difficult to "bridge the gap" between
preparatory school and college. Many problems
arise during the interval when freshmen are ceas-
ing to be mere "greenhorns" and are becoming
true University students.
By informal group discussion and by the com-
ments of a University faculty member the series
of Freshman Forums, sponsored jointly by the
Interfraternity Council and the Union, seek to
solve many of the problems which may have arisen
during transition period.
Many such problems present themselves. In
the first place, few freshmen know how to study
and find it necessary to revise their methods com-
pletely 'during the first semester. Also the per-
ennial problem of selecting a field for concentra-
tion begins to perplex every new student. Unless
this question is settled satisfactorily, a freshman
may find four years later that he is graduating
with training in a field in which he has very little
interest.
Finally, it is during the first college year that
interest in intellectual pursuits is developed, if
such are ever developed. If freshmen do not real-
ize this, it is very probable that half of their time
spent at the University will have been wasted.
The forums, which begin today and which will
follow on each Tuesday of the successive weeks,
will aid freshmen in solving many of their per-
sonal problems. Not only will the new men be
able to realize the views of their classmates on
such questions but they will have the opportunity
to draw on the invaluable experience of a faculty
man at every session.
Deaih Pics
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Letters published in this column should not be
construed as expressing the editorial opinion of The
Daily. Anonymous contributions will be disregarded.
The names of communicants will, however, be regarded
as confidential upon request. Contributors are asked
to be brief, the editors reserving the right to condense -
all letters of over 300 words and to accept or reject
letters upon the criteria of general editorial importance
and interest to the campus.
Handbill Passing
To the Editor:
It seems to me that your editorial entitled
"Handbill Passing Vs. A College Education" is an
attempt to obfuscate the issue involved, and to
place Miss Folkoff and Mr. Opler in the wrong.
I am in complete accord with what you say about
the necessity of obeying the rules of the Univer-
sity, but when these rules are not existent except in
the minds of certain people and especially when
they are not applicable to all members of the
student body, an element of personal discrimina-
tion enters into the picture and schanges things
considerably.
I want it clearly understood that I am not a
member of the National Student League. However,
one must be very naive indeed to believe that
the content of the offending leaflets had nothing
to do with the suspension. For years organiza-
tions of every kind and nature have distributed
leaflets and handbills on the campus. From the
student political parties to the National Student
[eague, all sorts of leaflets have been passed out
on the campus. Now, suddenly, and solely directed
against these two members of the N.S.L., Univer-
sity action is taken. Can it be consistently main-
tained that this action is unrelated to the political
leanings of the students? Can it be intelligently
irgued that they have broken a rule which everyone
knows and obeys, and hence are subject to dis-
cipline therefor?
I am not going to go into the prejudicial and
unfair aspects of your editorial, for I do not be-
ieve that many students expect much else from
you. I do, however, want to make this one point.
[f the University wants to be fair and honest,
and to dispel from the minds of many of us that
t is becoming arbitrarily discriminatory, let it
nake known that it will prosecute and punish all
handbill passing on the campus, regardless of the
contents thereof, and regardless of the political,
esidential and racial qualifications of the handbill'
passers. -"The Eye."

Wednesday, October 16
THIS MORNING I read a fine article in the Yale
Review by Chauncey Tinker, on Housman's
Poetry, and there were two things that I wish
I might have said: "He knows the folly of trying
to prolong one's-success unduly. With the bitter
knowledge that comes only in middle age he real-
ized that flowers from his garden may not always
be 'the wear.' He is not the man to linger on
the scene till his audience begins to melt away,
but rather prefers to make an end before his
admirers have realized their delight . . . Every
phrase tells. His climax catches us unaware like a
blow upon the mouth, a blow carefully placed,
delivered, with full knowledge of its deadly force,
by a professional." So at the office, and there at
work, and then read George Britt's "Forty Years
-Forty Millions: the Career of Frank A. Munsey."
What I think of when I read about a newspaper
publisher is whether I should have liked to work
on his paper, and I knew when I met that I could
not have, and now I am doublly certain. For he
was a vain and humorously dull man, and I wish
that Mr. Britt had included what Bert Taylor
said about the Munsey blight: "All good news-
papers when they die go to Munsey." So fell to
work in the afternoon and at it till near seven
o'clock, and in the evening out till past two in
the morning at helping W. Brockway compile an
index to a booklet of mine.
Thursday, October 17
READ HOW YESTERDAY Governor Earle of New
Jersey made a speech, and he spoke of "the
factory riots in England a century ago and inspired
Elizabeth Barrett Browning to write her memorable
'Song of the Shirt.'" Lord! that was the time
she used the pseudonym of Thomas Hood. Per-
haps Governor Earle was thinking of "The Cry of
the Children," which Mrs. Browning was inspired
to write because of the failure to enact a child
labor law. So read John O'Hara's "Butterfield-8,"
and I could not lay it down till I had finished it,
a swift and moving tayle of the alcoholics who
flitted from speakeasy to speakeasy, and as true
a tayle of the thoughts and emotions of such
people as can be. Mr. Harry B. Smith sends me
a "Catalogue of the Well-Known Collection of
Relics of Samuel Pepys," the collection that was
sold at auction at Sotheby's in 1931. What I
should like to have most would be Sir Godfrey
Kneller's portrait of Samuel Pepys, but not much
else, I being no collector of such things, or come
to think of it, of anything, not having the patience
to collect anything. And even in the days when
I was a bill collector for the Transatlantic Fire
Insurance Company, I did not have the patience
to be a success at it, but would listen sympathetic-
ally to the men who told me that they ought to
have more insurance, and to come around next
m_ +h twr + nx t~ ,11l n v+Vn ill "A+0IIn _11 r_

Sophomore Cabaret Petitions: Pe-
titions for positions on the commit-
tees for the Sophomore Cabaret are
available in the Undergraduate Office
through Thursday, October 24. The
committees will consist of Finance,,
Entertainment, Dance, Social, Pub-
licity, Decoration; chairmanships and
memberships are open. There are also
the positions of chairman and assist-
ant chairman for the entire cabaret.
Interviews for women applying for
any chairmanship are to be held on
Friday, October 25, from 3:00 to 6:00.
At this interview, each of these wom-
en must turn in a health certificate
from the Health Service.
Trainini Course for Child Guidance
Workers: The second meeting of the
training course will be held in room
1022 University High School Building,
from 7:00 to 9:00 Wednesday evening.
Mr. Elmer Mitchell, director of the
Intramural Department, will give an
illustrated lecture on his study of the
earlier interests of new University
students, and their implications for
a child guidance program. There will
be a forum discussion afterwards. The
meetilig is open to those interest in
child guidance, social work with chil-
dren, education, and camping.
Concerts
Organ Recital. Palmer Christian,
University organist, will play the fol-
lowing progrmn in 1-ill Auditorium,
Wednesday, October 23, at 4:15
o'clock, to which the general public
with the exception of small children
is invited without admission charge.
The Kings Hunt ........ John Bull
Ave Maria................Arcadelt
Prelude and Fugue in A Major ....
..Bach
Symphonmc Chorale: "Jesu Meine
Freude" ..............Kark-Elert
Introduction (Inferno)
Canzone
Fugue with Chorale.
Rhapsody on a Breton Folk-melody
.....................Saint-Saens
Prelude in E..........Saint-Saerns
Carillon Sortie ...... .........Mulet
Exhibition-Architectural Buldin:
Studies and cartoons for the recently
completed mural paintings in the cen-
tral rotunda of the Los Angeles Pub-
lic Library and the Lincoln Memorial
Shrine at Redlands; the work of Dean
Cornwell. Hung in the third floor ex-
hibition room; open daily 9:00 to 5:00
except Sunday until November 1. The
public is cordially invited.
Events Of Today
Botanical Journal Club: First meet-
ing of the year will be held in Room
1139 N. S. at 7:30 p.m. Mrs. C. A.
Arnold will speak on the Sixth In-
ternational Botanical Congress held
last September in Amsterdam. All
advanced students in botany are ex-
pected to attend and anyone interest-
ed in general biology will be welcome.
Refreshments will be served.
Physics Colloquium: Dr. C. H. Cart-
wright will speak on "Far Infrared
Dispersion of Polar and Non-polar
Liquids," 4:15 p.m., Room 1041 E.
Physics Bldg.
"How to Take Notes on a Lecture"
will be the subject of Prof. Louis
Keeler's discussion at the second of
the "How to Study" series for fresh-
men women and upperclass transfers.
This is to be from 7:30 to 8:00 oclock
today in the League.
Adelphi House of Representatives,
men's forensic society, will hold a
smoker in its room, fourth floor An-
gell Hall at 7:30 p.m. Professor John
H. Muyskens, of the Speech Depart-
ment, will speak on "Modern Literary
Criticism."
All men studnets are eligible to try
out for membership in Adelphi. Try-
out speeches will be heard at this
and next week's meeting. Everyone
is cordially invited to attend the
smoker.

Deutscher Zirkel:- Meeting at 8:00
p.m., Michigan League. Everybody
interested, and especially old mem-
bers, are urged to attend. Election of
officers.
Sigma Delta GCi meets for luncheon
business meeting 12:15 in the Union.
Complete attendance is urged.
Comedy Club: Important meeting
of all members of Comedy Club, to-
night at 8:15 p.m., League. All mem-
bers, graduate or undergraduate,
please be there. Room will be posted
on League bulletin board.
All men interested in gymnastics
will meet at 4:15 p.m., Intramural
Sports Building.
All men interested in trying out for
Sigma Delta Psi, honorary athletic
fraternity, will meet at 4:15 p.m.,
Intramural Sports Building.
N.S.L. Theatre Group meeting at
4 nm. room 304 Miehigran TUnion On..

AT THE MAJESTIC'
"BROADWAY MELODY OF 1936"
PLUS
This is one of the most pleasant
pictures of the year and is full of
laughs, good music, and capable stars.
It'll be a long time before we get
enough of Frances Langford's sing-
ing, Eleanor Powell's dancing, Jack
Benny's comedy, or the dancing of the
Ebsen team.
The show is replete with hit songs
such as "You Are My Lucky Star,"
"Broadway Rhythm," "On a Sunday
Afternoon," "I've Got a Feelin' You're
Foolin'," and "Sing Before Breakfast."
Miss Langford does most of the sing-
ing; Miss Powell dances even better
than she did the last time we saw her;
and Benny is perfect as the dirt-sling-
ing columnist whose pay goes up the
more times he gets called "rat."
Vilma and Buddy Ebsen, brother
and sister dancers, are particularly
good in their "Sing Before Breakfast"
skit atop a tenement house. Robert
Taylor as the hero and producer of
shows scores again and should go a
long way in the profession.
There are some good dance num-
bers, including a ballet staged by Al-
bertina Rasch. Among the minor
players who deserve praise are Sid
Silvers, who takeg the part of Benny's
stooge, and Robert Wildhack, whose
snoring act is a panic all by itself.
Una Merkle is as capable and funny
as ever.
-J.C.F.lI.

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Te Years Ago
From The Daily Files
Of Oct. 22, 1925

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As Others See It_
Berlin Marks Its Reckless Drivers
(From The St. Louis Post-Dispatch)
BERLIN'S ideas may not be in good repute in
the outside world nowadays .but at last one has
been produced that is at least worth filing for
future reference. This is the method to be used
there for dealing with traffic law violators. A
yellow ring, it is reported, will be painted on the
cars of drivers who have committed minor offenses.
A large yellow cross will be placed on cars of hab-
itual violators This has mor erealism to conmmend

The problem of parking cars per-
plexed the University. In a tenta-
tive arrangement, only those on the
faculiy who had the ranking of an
instructor or higher should be allowed
to park on University property, but
even then there was not enough room
for all the cars.
Registrar Ira M. Smith submitted
a plan to the Board of Regents calling
for the deletion of superfluous ma-
terial from the annual catalogue of
the University. Descriptions of courses
would be omitted fromn the catalogue
under this plan.
Every available pullman car in the
country has been obtained to accom-
modate the large crowd of alumni and
students who are going to the Mich-
igan-Illinois game at Urbana. In
all, there will be 29 special trains.
Two trains of 14 cars each will carry

AT THE MICHIGAN,
"SHIPMATES FOREVER"
The principals in this picture do
their best with what is a bit too trite
to be a good picture. Handicapped
by a weak story which is a little too
gushy to be convincing, and by the
lack of any but mediocre music, the
story is saved only through the com-
edy efforts of Powell's three room-
mates at the Academy. Miss Keeler
dances only twice and one of these
times is negligible, so her presence in
the picture has no effect on the gen-
eral scheme.

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