TIE MICHIGN DAILY
TuEgDAT, MARCH 24, 159,G
THE MICHIGAN DAILY
all the way. In ballplayers it may be rewarded
in a more evident and immediate fashion than in
,but the latter, too, have foullf( that ils
And then when the time comes for frivolity, for
vacation or retirement, the big-leaguer, minor-
leaguer or student who has worked at top speed
straight through can relax and enjoy himself to the
utmost. We're all made that way.
So gt't ill there iaid pitchl.
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NIGHT EDITOR: FRED WARNER NEAL
S IGNIFICANT in view of a newly-
awakened student interest in things
political is the announcement by the National In-
stitute of Public Affairs of 30 scholarships available
to graduate students for an "interneship training"
in Federal government activities.
The expressed purpose and method of these
scholarships, which have been made possible
through a grant of the Rockefeller Foundation,
are worth quoting:
". . . to increase attention and devotion to
public affairs of the youth of America, help the
development of higher standards and career oppor-
tunities in government administration, and to add
to academic preparation for public service the
experience of working with government -officials
holding positions of responsibility."
This to be accomplished by " . . .seminar work,
individual supervision by an educational director,
experience as a full-time assistant to Federal
government officials and round-table discussions
each week with legislators, administrators, press
correspondents, lobbyists, abusiness men and edu-
The significance of this announcement lies not
in the offer of 30 scholarships but in its clear state-
ment of the direction which the new interest in
politics displayed by students on this campus
Meeting in theoretical discussions of public af-
fairs serves well to arouse interest otherwise dor-
mant, but it should be regarded only as the first
step. Theory which does not lead to action avails
nothing to right the wrongs of our day. Searching
for panaceas or deciding on a theoretical basis
between the parties is a playful endeavour unless
followed by more effective action.
This is true since, before analysis, before syn-
thesis or before remedial action unequivocally
and necessarily must come the development of
one's personal capacities. Knowledge, intelligence
and practical experience are primary goals, and
analysis or synthesis their concomitant results.
Precedent to the choice of a political party should
be the demonstration of one's ability to accomplish
something for that party.
The Institute's announcement, by suggesting
concrete ways in which politically-minded stu-
dents can develop their personal capacities now in
preparation for political leadership in the future,
embodies an important contribution which should
not be overlooked by campus organizations con-
LAY BALL! That cry will be heard
I with increasing frequency now as
the weather grows balmier. The Hot Stove League
is disbanding and its members are taking to the
bleachers to watch 18 good men and true perform
deeds of derring-do.
From the example of professional baseball col-
legiates could, if they so desired, draw a variety
of morals, some good and some perhaps not so
idealistically "good." It depends (the variety) on,
among other things, the relative proportions of
perspicacity and sophistry in our collegiate's make-
There is, however, one quality of the professional
Letters published in this column should not be
construed as expressing the editorial opinion of The
Daily. Anonymous contributions will be disregarded.
The names o conmunicants 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 nimortance
nd interest to the campus.
Call By Future Bugles
To the Editor:
In an editorial in The Daily this morning, the
idea of bonuses for veterans of future wars and
a European trip for the future Gold Star mothers
to select the graves of their sons who will be killed
in the next war, was introduced to illustrate the
humor with which the claims of Townsendites for
an impossible stipend from the national govern-
ment is viewed, in the light fo the national fiscal
situation. However, the point which was made that
such movements arise as the result of a felt need
in a group and not by force of some leader impos-
ing a need upon a group, could have-been applied
very effectively, I believe, to the Future Veterans
organization. Perhaps the basis of this new or-
ganization is a desire to show the futility of the
demands upon the government made by Utopian
groups of various sorts, or perhaps the motive is
only to be clever and satirical. However, the seri-
ous aspect of such an organization, it seems to me,
was overlooked. The young people of today, as
far as they can see by indications of international
relations, must face the problem of furnishing
cannon fodder for the next war. Naturally, we all
would like to look forward to a life in which we
will be able to make the best use of our native
abilities and to find a place of service and happi-
ness in the world. What is our outlook and what is
our possibility of achieving these accomplishments,
when we are faced with the high possibility of hav-
ing our normal existence interrupted either by
death on the battlefield or permanent maiming?
Is this organization not calling attention to a fact
which we students are likely to overlook blissfully
in our scramble for committee positions, activity
points, and grades? Do we want our careers for
which we are now preparing to be cut off abruptly
without any regard for our personal feelings in the
matter, merely because our "national honor" has
supposedly been insulted or because some of our
munitions manufacturers and large industrialists
insist on reaping profits from other nations which
are engaged in conflict? What can we do in order
to take at least a step in the direction of safe-
guarding our careers and our lives from this force?
On April 22 at eleven o'clock in the morning, stu-
dents on hundreds of campuses scattered over the
United States are going to gather in meetings,
walking out of their classes if necessary, in order
to express in a definite way their desire for peace
and their opposition to a war which they feel can
in no possible way benefit them or their country.
Members of the Peace Bloc in Congress have said
that these meetings last year over the entire coun-
try gave them increased confidence and spurred
on their efforts toward the passage of neutrality
legislation. Are Michigan students interested in
preventing another war, and will they help their
Congress to know how the student feels about the
bills they are considering, such as neutrality legis-
lation and the Nye-Kvale Bill? -D. E. S.
Lo, The Serious Reader
To the Editor:
When are The Daily's insanities to cease?
I refer to the poll conducted by The Daily to de-
termine whether students found in the library or
in the Pretzel Bell receive the higher grades last
semester. It was a swell joke -or rather would
have been --had it been treated as such. But no,
you accepted this poll as a correct piece of evidence
to counteract the common but "erroneous" opinion
that students who frequent the Pretzel Bell have
low scholastic records.
The "AllA student" who wrote, "So what? I'll
see you at the Pretzel Bell later, too. T'hell with
ya!" is in reality a second semester Freshman who
received fifteen hours of B last semester. He told
me, "I know darn well that the guys at the Pretzel
Bell are going to report grades much higher than
their correct ones, so why shouldn't I" Also, just
for the record, this particular student doesn't know
what the inside of the Pretzel Bell looks like.
I wasn't in either the library or Pretzel Bell the
night of the poll, but as soon as I was told about
it I realized its humorous possibilities. Then my
knowledge of The Daily, acquired in almost three
years, told me that The Daily was going to take -
or at least record - the poll seriously. Why even
go to the trouble of taking a poll to confirm your
already conceived conclusions? It's obvious what
The Daily's purpose was, so why didn't you merely
"poll" three or four Daily big-wigs, and then pub-
lish their replies as true of the campus as a whole?
P-F-F-F-T ! !
As Others See It
Flays B oth Sdes
By WILLIAM ALLEN WHITE
(From the Emporia Gazette)
When a man is a member of the American Civil
Liberties Union he gets his name on the red net-
work. Because the American Civil Liberties Union
Motorman's Own Story
My name is Pasquale St. P. McKelleher. I
operate a crosstown trolley on Thirty-fourth
Street. Now, perhaps you never knew it before,
but these crosstown cars are not run for the
convenience of the public. No, sir. Passengers
are a mere by-product. The big idea is for the
motorman to make as many green lights as he
can. So we boys have made a sort of game out
of it. Every time you miss a green light, you're
a third of a ghost. And when you've three-thirds,
or a whole ghost, then you can stop and pick
up a passenger - if you're in the mood for it, that
is. It's a great game. I ain't been a ghost
myself since a year ago last August . . . And
now if you'll excuse me, I'll make this next
Semi-Annual Odds & Ends Sale:
Practically Ever-ything Deduced
"Always Return the Micro-
phone to Its Rightful Owner."
"Thank you, Majooi
"Thank YOU, Graham. And now -"
"Thank you, Mr. Husing!"
"Thank YOU, Anchovie Gsniddlefritz! And now--"
"Thank you, Miss Pickford."
"Thank YOU, Miss Mercibeaucoup. I -"
Short Short Novelties
Edson Platitude was madly - well, somewhat -
in love with Ruthie (Toots) Cliche. At their
very first meeting, Edson would surely have kissed
her on her red round mouth; but the author
was unable to decide whether to use "very" with
"first meeting," and "red, round" with "mouth."
So it happened that Edson and Ruthie never met.
EDITOR'S NOTE: For those who are dissastis-
fled with this ending, we wish merely to state
that the lovers eventually met; but Edson never-
got to third base with her, even so.)
The European Crisis (Accord-
ing to the front pages of the
YANK YANS SLUG REGS
Gehrig, DiMaggio Hit
* * *
DODGERS IN FIERCE FIGHT
FOR GRAPEFRUIT TITLE
WITH SAILFISH U
OTT SOCKS NO. 1
Giants Lead Pensacola
Public School 284 by
Slight Margin in 4th.
POISON GAS TAKES 6th
AT TROPICAL PARK
Outruns Oscar II, Liberty
Loan, Cootie XXVIII, Dere
Mable, Over There, and
There were many yesterday who hoped that
the Collector of Internal Revenue would not dash
to the banks this morning to try to cash their
checks. Confident in the sentimentality of the
revenuers, we marked our envelope "Not To Be
Opened Till Christmas."
Is is not so easy, it seems, to get a W.P.A.
job. Tip to Jerome Kern: Rewrite that old song
to "They Didn't Relieve Me." -F.P.A.
trying to defeat the President's utilities bill. Of
course most of the men and women supporting the
Civil Liberties union wanted the utilities bill to
pass. But it did not want the men who were trying
to defeat the bill checked in the full use of their
Moreover the Civil Liberties union does not want
They say the last frontier is passed and gone
And surging men must needs exploit each other,
To fight like hungry diOgs; aicross a bone,
Or cannibals for the rrass of a brother.
Frontiers? This speck of iat ter hung in space,
Chipped from the sm in some forgotten gesture,
Has never been explored. No man cal trace
A map of his celestial investure.
Here on his fair and native habitat,
Where man must make his peace with destiny,
Are the master problems his genius would unknot;
Here shall his effort find its ecstasy.
Beyond his task, his growing mind extending,
Lie fiontiers miconceived and never-ending.
In all the days that he has come and gone
Man ever has been mastered by his tedium;
Boredom is builded in his skeleton;
He can bear hot or cold, but never medium -
To dream, to build, to wreck, to pass again,
A Mercury whose silver heels deride
The settled sober, and all homefast men,
A peevish Peregrin dissatisfied.
Under some friendlier aspect of the sun
New men will view the mischief we have wrought,
Marveling at the blind course we have run,
Wondering at the little relics of our thought;
That we, with thought for meat and truth for
Should die because we did not choose
By KIRKE SIMPSON
WASHINGTON. Maulch 24. 'l'
Noe Hamp hire prilaries and
scattered county party nose count
from Georgia hardly loom as very
important straws in the presidential
nomination winds so soon to blow
strongly elsewhere. Yet they have
madec the evoluion of any real stop-
Rosevelt, mov('nent before or a the
Democratic conventio a r'inlote pos-
Former Governor Ely of Massa-
ehusetts, for instance, promptly drop-
ped his previously announced plan of
campaigning form an "uninstructed"
convention delegation from Lrat
"One lone Democrat can't lick foul-
billion dollars and he is foolish to
try," said Ely.
r 1HE Ely reaction suggests that in
that Ely-Smith-Reed confab in.
New York earlier, where, in the
"politics" admittedly talked, an in-
formal canvass of stop-Roosevelt
prospects in New England, New York
and surrounding states and in the
middle west would have been a very
natural thing, no realistic portents
of success were dug up.
Ely, to be sure, saw evidence of a
"substantial" party protest against
the New Deal and its author in the
New Hampshire voting. But he
coupled to his cynical implication as
to the uses made of Federal work-
r'elief funds a highly interesting "if"
prediction of Roosevelt defeat on elec-
tion day in New England. That was
"sure" he said, unless the Pesident
"adopted a sensible pogram" in line
with the 1932 party platform.
WHEN Friend Al said that at the
Liberty League dinner, presum-
ably he meant Roosevelt's nomina-
tion would be the signal for himself
and those Democrats who thought as
he did to take their stroll. Now here
is the man who was Smith's right
hand in the 1932 stop-Roosevelt
movement already admitting, on the
very first test, that that nomina-
tion is virtually an accomplished fact.;
There remains, of course, Colonel
Breckinridge's apparently lone-hand
stop-Roosevelt crusade in Pennsyl-
vania and elsewhere.
AT TIE MICHIGAN
A Paramount picture starring Marlene
Dietrich a1d Gary Cooper, With John
Halliday, William Frawley, and others. 7
Even before the picture begins1
(when all the titles ae speimposed
upon the deolletage of an anonymous
woman's gown) one suspects that the
"desire" mentioned in the title won't
be to build the best mouse-trap in
Nevertheless, the only time the au-
dience panted was at the very begin-
ning, and that was because it had just,
finished bellowing -My Hero" - Paul
"Desire" is one of those comedies
often referred to as "light and frothy"
and a rather good one, too. Only
in the latter part of the film, when
the "desire" part is introduced, does
its bright pace slow down, and then,
it must be said, it slows down to a
,But for most of the film, Gary Coo-
per, automobile engineer vacationing
in Europe, and Marlene Dietrich, a~-
dacious jewel thief, carry on in the
best "It Happened One Night" tradi-
tion. This means, of course, an in-
consequential story that is considered
successful if it does nothing more
than amuse. But who, in America, is;
looking for any other sort of film?
Paul Tompkins' program is the best
since his return, although all of them
seem somewhat shorter than be-
fore. This time he has four students
performing with him: Sam Stoller,
who is undoubtedly a better crooner
than Jesse Owens, Ellis Moerman,
tenor, Clare Wigell, trombone, and
Ernest Jones, trumpet. All are good.
TUESDAY, MARCH 24, 1936
Vo XLVI No 122
Students of the College of Litera-
ture, Science, and the Arts: A meet-
ing will be held on Tuesday, March
24, at 4:15 p.m. in Room 1025 Angell
Hall for students in the College of
Literatmu-e, Science, and the Arts and
other-s intested in futue wo k in
medicine. The meeting, one of the
vocational series designed to give in-
formation concerning the nature of
and preparation for the various pro-
fessions, will be addressed by Dean
A. C. Furstenberg of the Medical
School. The next professional talk,
to be given by Dr. W. W. Bishop, Li-
brarian of the University, will be
given on Thursday, March 26th.
Students, College of Engineering:
The final day for dropping a course
without record will be Saturday,
March 28. Courses may be dropped
only with the permission of the
classifier after conference with the
instructor in the course.
University Bureau of Appoint-
me-nts: Mr. J. R. Knisely of Firestone
Tiire & Rubber Company, will be in
the office today to interview 1936
graduates for employment. A few per-
iods are still available. Kindly make
appointments at the Bureau, 201
Mason Hall, or call Extension 371.
Senior Women may get tickets for
J.G.P. and Senior Supper in the Un-
dergrduate Offices of the League on
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and
Thursday, from 3:30 to 5:30. The
price is 65 cents, and includes dinner
and the play. Dormitories and sor-
orities are urged to buy blocks of
tickets. No reservations will be held
longer than 24 hours.
Economnis 52: Rooms for the blue-
book on Thursday at 2 o'clock are as
follows: N.A.Aud., Danhof and An-
derson's sections. 25 A.H., Hebbard
and Church's sections. 35 A.H., Mil-
ler's sections. 231 A.H., Wiers' sec-
History 12 (Lecture I) Wednesday,
March 25, at 8 p.m., Mr. Long's and
Mr. Slosson's sections will meet in
1025 A.H. and all other sections will
meet in N.S. Ad.
French Lecture: Professor Marc
Denkinger will give the last lecture
on the Cercle Francais program :
"Jules Romains et les Hommes d
Bonne Volonte." Wednesday, March
25, 4:15 p.m., Room 103, Romance
Events Of Today
All JGP ushers will meet at 5 p.m.
today in the League.
Romance Language Journal Club
will meet at 4:15, Room 108, Ro-
mance Language Building. Profes-
sor Eugene Rovillain will read a pa-
per on "La decouverte de l'Amerique
a-t-elle ete utile ou nuisible au genre
humain, d'apres des documents in-
edits du XVIIIe siecle." Professor
Marc Denkinger will read a notice
on "Une correspondance inedite de
Sainte-Beuve avec l'editeur Marc
Ducloux." Graduate students are
Botanical Journal Club meets in
Room 1139 N. S. at 7:30 p.m. Reviews
of papers by Roy Chatters, Floyd
Shuttleworth and Lowell Bailey. W.
C. Steere in charge.
Cercle Francais meeting at 7:45
p.m., Michigan League. All members
are urged to attend.
The Choral Union Concert series
concluded last evening with the pres-
entation of John Charles Thomas in
a song recital with Carroll Hollister
at the piano.
Few people went to the concert
expecting a thrill and few were dis-
satisfied with the program as it was
The program was poorly arranged.
Italian numbers in the second group
should have been included with those
in the first group. The inclusion of
so many novelty numbers can only
be understood by the realization that
Thomas knows he must capture his
audience in one way or another. His3
voice can no longer be considered
what it once was. Perhaps that ac-
counts for the simple program chosen
with an eye to pleasing the public.
Mr. Thomas and his accompanist
used neither words nor music
throughout the program. They woiked
together with a precision and ease1
that subordinated neither. Manyr
times, in fact, one felt that the pian-
Alpha Gamma Sigma: There will
be a splash party at 8:30 p.m.
Poetry Reading Contest: All those
who wish to try out or register for
this contest should report today be-
tween 3 and 5 in Room 202 Mason
Hall. Those who cannot come at this
time will please call Professor Hol-
lister, phone 8885, at their earliest
Adelphi House of Representatives,
Mens forensic society, meets at 7:30
p.m. in the Adelphi Room in Angell
Hall. The program for the evening
is in the form of a debate. Members,
and all others interested are urged
Varsity Glee Club: All men who
wish to go on the concert tour will
report for individual try-outs today.
Those not on regular schedule come
at any time from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m.
Full rehearsal Wednesday instead
of Thursday this week.
Christian S c i e n c e Organization:
There will be a meeting of this or-
ganization tonight at 8 o'clock in the
Chapel League Building. Students,
alumni, and faculty members are cor-
dially invited to attend.
Mimes: Important meeting at the
Union, 4:30 p.m. Very important.
Student Social Workers: A joint
meeting of those students interested
in forming a social workers' discus-
sion club and of social workers in the
field will be held at 7:45 p.m., Michi-
gan League. All those interested are
invited to attend.
Bibliophiles are meeting at 2:30
p.m. at the home of Mrs. W. J. Em-
cnons, 929 Olivia.
Psychology Journal Club will meet
on Thursday, March 26, 7:30 p.m., in
Room 3126 N.S. Professor Maier will
discuss Koffka's recent book on Ges-
Kappa Tau Alpha: Important
meeting Wednesday, March 25, Room
213 Haven Hall, 4:30 p.m.
Hillel Players: Final tryouts for the
program of one-act plays will be held
Wednesday, March 25, Hillel Founda-
tion, from 3 to 5 and 7:30 to 9 p.m.
Those who were not present at the
tryouts last week are urged to come
Drama Section of the Michigan
Dames regular monthly meeting
Thursday, March 26, at 8 p.m. at
the League. The play to be read is
"First Lady" now playing on Broad-
way starring Jane Cowles. Mrs. A.
Sidney Hyde is in charge of the meet-
Dean Thomas W. Graham of Ober-
lin College, will be the speaker at
the Thirtieth Annual Banquet of the
Roger Williams Guild of the First
Baptist Church at 6:15 on April 3,
in the Michigan League. Anyone in-
terested may secure tickets from
Guild members or call 7332.
Presbyterian students and their
friends are invited to attend the
Sylvan Estates party of the West-
minster Guild Saturday afternoon
and evening. The truck will leave
from the Masonic Temple at 1:30 p.m.
Football, baseball, monopoly or swim-
ming will be the entertainment for
the afternoon. There will be a spe-
cially arranged dinner at about 6.
Dancing will be enjoyed during the
evening. Costs for transportation,
dinner, and dancing will be about 85
cents. Make your reservations by
Wednesday night by calling 6005 or
La Cathedrale Engloutie and Malag-
uena by Lecuona reminded one of
undergraduate days. Probably the
best thing Mr. Hollister did was the
Debussy Clare de Lune which followed
as an encore.
Despite Mr. Thomas' frequently be-
ing flat, his numbers displayed the
true musician that he is. A tech-
nique that once gave a great voice
still renders pleasing interpretations
to loveable songs. His phrasing is a
thing of envy to every singer and
his enunciation could well be followed
In the Italian numbers his smooth-
ness and control of his voice in soft
and loud passages made his interpre-
tations comparable to the better Ital-
ian singers. His voice has been cul-
tivated so that, high or low, he al-
ways remains in one register with an
Very often Mr. Thomas' voice is
too deep in the throat, held in by
closed lips. On certain vowels that
demand wide lips his voice breaks
DAILY OFFICIAL BULLETIN
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Vftversityr. Copy received at the Orrice of the Assistant to trie President
Ten Years Ago
From The Daily Files
Daily files of March 24, 1926
President Coolidge sees no reason
why the United States should furth-
er explain the terms upon which it
has agreed to enter the World Court.
Prof. A. H. Blanchard, head of
the department of highway engineer-
ing, is attending the second national
conference on street and highway
safety at Washington. The sessions
opened yesterday, and will close to-
Painting of the dental building will
begin as soon as weather conditions
permit, according to a statement of
the Buildings and Grounds depart-