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THE MICHIGAN DAILY

TUESDAY, APRIL 28, 1936

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and his pal "Bill" Comstock, then of Grand Rapids,
were the active element of the party "way back
when' Horatio and 0. J. Campbell were the only
Democrats in Ann Arbor.
Enemies questioned his party loyalty, called him
stubborn, but Abbott saw as party loyalty loyalty
to those to whom the party owed the most. When
the insurgents who had jumped the Democratic
bandwagon on its way to the victory he and Com-
stock had slaved for a quarter of a century
turned aiound, and, in his belief, threw Comstock
overboard, he declared war on them--not on the
Democratic party, as they maintained. To him,
party loyalty was loyalty to its leader through years
cf adversity, years in which he had suffered,
woi ked, and shrugged off the laughs that had been
handed him in defeat.
His guiding principle was friendship . that
fi endship that brought to his funeral almost as
nmany Republican leaders as Democrats, that
biought to the Republican state convention in De-
tioit at the time of his death a moment of silence,
thinking of the worthy antagonist lost. As former
Governor Green said, "Michigan will miss Hora-
tio Abbott."
His keynote of frierfdship was "I call 'em all
by their first names," and he did it inwardly as
well as outwardly, with a real interest in the prob-
lems and affairs of everybody he came to know. All
Ann Arbor was his neighbor, and yesterday, when
the cars rolled in from Western Michigan, from
the Upper Peninsula, from all over the state and
even from Washington and South Dakota, they
came, not to see Mr. Abbott's funeral, but to the
burial of "Horatio," who called them all by their
first names.
The future of the Democratic party here may
well depend on the extent to which the spirit of
Horatio Abbott - fighting, unswerving in his loy-
alty, uncompromising, steadfast in his ideals of a
great Democratic party, lives on. Michigan will
indeed miss Horatio Abbott.
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, beregarded
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 imnortance
and interest to the campus.

,The Conning Tower
THE ROOTS OF EVIL
The roots of evil stretch down to the dark.
When has he known the splendor of the sun,
This burrowing mole, this pale automaton,
This feeder on corruption's seething bark?
False happiness, deceive him with your spark
Of pleasure till his little hour is done.
The roots of evil stretch down to the dark.
When has he known the splendor of the sun?
Of his divergent life he bears the mark.
Oh, why were his fantastic days begun?
Though he has sought, no faint peace has he won.
The roots of evil stretch down to the dark.
When has he known the splendor of the sun?
HELENE MULLINS.
Perhaps some psychologist can explain why the
Moose River story is one of the most engrossing
stories of a disaster since the days of Floyd Col-
lins. To most readers it is more excitingly heart-
breaking than the story would be of, say, 500 min-
ers entombed. Our guess is that every reader
identifies himself with one of the men, or with
a wife, a sister, or a mother. With a large num-
ber involved in a disaster the ordinary mind can-
not grasp the horror of it.
Why don't the papers telling about Rome's
birthday print the date? This is 2689 A.U.C., and
any old gentleman who had some Latin instead of
the so-called useful languages can tell you what
those initials stand for.
We looked up Senator Steiwer in "Who's Who,"
and the Republican keynoter is all right. He is a
Mason, an Elk, and a Rotarian.
It was freely admitted in union and real estate
cirlees, however, that these changes were bound
to find expression in increased rentals. - Times
story on wage increase for service workers.
It was on March 11 that The Conning Tower
exclusively predicted that the patient, good-na-
tured tenant would eventually be Caspar Milque-
toast.

EDITORIAL DEPARTMENT

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BOARD OF EDITORS
MEANAGING EDITOR .............THOMAS H. KLEENE
ASSOCIATE EDITOR...............THOMAS E. GROEHN
Dorothy S. Gies Josephine T. McLean William . Reed
DEPARTMENTAL BOARDS
PEubrlication Department: Thomas H. Kleene, Chairman;
Clinton B. Conger, Robert Cummins, Richard G. Her-
ahey, Ralph W. Hurd, Fred Warner Neal.
Ser lntlr Department: Thomas E. Groehn, Chairman;
Eli . Pierce, Joseph S. Mattes.
Editorial Department: Arnold S. Daniels, Marshall D.
Shulman. .
Spo ts Department: William R. Reed, Chairman: George
Anros, Fred Buesser, Fred DeLano, Ray Goodman.
Wmen's Departmenv: Josephine T. McLean, Chairman;
Jpsephine M. Cavanagn, Florence H. Davies, Marion T.
oen, Charlotte D. Rueger, Jewel W. Wuerfel.
BUSINESS DEPARTMENT Telephone 2-1214
TINESS MANAGER.........GEORGE H. ATHERTON
CIT MANAGER ".. .JOSEPH A. ROTHARD
WOMEN'S BUSINESS MANAGER ....MARGARET COWIE
WOMEN'S SERVICE MANAGER ...ELIZABETH SIMONDS
DEPARTMENTAL MANAGERS
Local Advertising, William Barndt; Service Department,
Wli~iis Tomlinson; Contracts, Stanley Joffe; Accounts,
Edward Wohlgemuth; Circulation and National Adver-
tising, Joh Park; Classified Advertising and Publica-
tions, lyman iRittman.
NIGHT EDITOR: FRED WARNER NEAL
Thoughts On
The Spring Parley.. .
AS A WHOLE, the Spring Parley this
year did much to restore our faith
in Michigan students. Perhaps sports and society
will not be the only arts to flourish in the next
generation.,
In addition to the obvious benefits of a free dis-
cussion of the future, dispassionately and with a,
measure of intelligence, by three hundred earnestI
students, the Parley produced many incidental,
suggestions which deserve consideration - such
as Professor Brumm's suggestion of 'student boy-
cott of poor motion pictures, a course in mental
and social hygiene, support of the League of
Nations, redefining of the aims of the liberal arts
college, and many others.
Most of the discussion we felt was worthwhile
for us as students, and many of the faculty have
expressed themselves as having enjoyed them-
selves, and even, perhaps, as having learned some-1
thing. The faculty we felt were much more will-
ing to talk squarely this year than last, but there
were several occasions when faculty men "hedged."
Although greater than that of last year, the at-t
tendance is still discouragingly small. Three hun-
dred people out of ten thousand is a pitifully
small number to be interested enough in their
own world to attend. Where Here the other nine
thousand? Hill Auditorium ought to be too smallt
to hold all those of us vitally interested.
As individuals, many of us walked away from
the Parley feeling anew that we have a great
deal to learn. There were so many subjectsf
discussed that we as intelligent citizens, as self-~
respecting intellectuals ought to be informed
about, that those of us who were intent upon our
own specialized field felt the need for a great
deal of fortification alpng other fronts than our
own -a healthy feeling.
Two specific suggestions occur to us. First,c
much of the discussion was irrelevant, and wan-r
deed. A certain percentage of stupid questions 1
cannot be helped, but discussion could be much
more helpful, and could proceed more purposefully
perhaps if the chairman of the general sessions1
and the individual sections defined certain chan-
nels of discussion, outlining specific questions to
be investigated. This does not mean an imposi-
tion of only certain safe topics but the defin-
ing of topics which students want to discuss into
pecific aspects rather than generalized aspects.
Second, it might be interesting if an attempt were
made next year to bring for the discussion of our
country, for example, a man prominent in govern-
ment affairs to answer questions as to government
policies and problems, to bring prominent news-
papermen, artists, citizens. While not affecting.
the general family tone of the Parley, as between
students and faculty, it would contribute inter-
est to hear voices from without the college walls,
and it can probably be arranged without costt
to the Parley.,
We do agree with the criticism of the pamphlett
distribution at the Parley, unfortunately expressed
on Thursday night. Despite complete sympathyI
for the anti-Nazi efforts, we feel that the sanel
tenor of the Parley would be imperilled by pamph-
leteers.
Some have criticized Professor Jones' conclusionr

of the Parley as an attempt to "laugh off" the prob-
lems raised. There were in many cases persons
who are dedicating their lives in a very real
sense to the advancement of a single social cause.t
It is interesting to observe two types among us
- those who preserve their "sense of proportion"'
and those who regard social change as the dom-
inant value of their lives.

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THE L. E. & W. R. .R
Foolishness Nipped)W"Whoooooo! Whooooo! Whooooo! shrieked and
To the Editor: moaned the old Lake Erie & Western engines as
they bumped over the countryside in Hancock
I can hardly express my surprise at reading in County. "Whoooo? Whoooo?" they called as they
the editorials of the Saturday, April 25th, edition rumbled along dark nights back of Maple Grove
of The Michigan Daily an article entitled "Foolish- Cemetery and roared across the old covered rail-
ness Nipped," which stated the most asinine ar- road bridge over the Blanchard River. "Whoooo?"
gument ever heard against our entrance into the they asked, and you shuddered as you sat in Aunt
League of Nations. The author of this editorial Kate's parlor and listened to them. "Who," you
pointsout that because the United States did not thought they called, "Who has been buried today?"
enter into sanctions against Italy our exports Aunt Kate's parlor was' all black walnut wood-
have increased $2,148,000 by our trading with that work and grandfathers and grandmothers who
outlawed country. He goes on to say, "It is just stared doan at you from dusty gold frames. The
a matter of sound reasoning that if we were to
joiim- book cases were too tall and too tightly locked
on, it would mean that we would have to and the books looked as though they never were
pose sanctions on ourselves, and as every hard- read. The mantle and the table were of marble
headed business man knows, this would be very
foolish, in view of our increasing profits." and very, very cold and mottled - as if they were
decaying. The curtains at the windows were of
In other words the author is saying that we stiff white lace, stretching down to the carpet-
should not try to help terminate a war as long much too stiff and much too whlite. There were
as we can profit by it. Especially is this alarming, many trees and vinesmround the house, and the
coming immediately after efforts have been made pary was always apund chl at nt
parlor was always damp and cold at night. On
to take the profits out of war so as to leave the his tall pedestal in the corner stood the Indian's
least possible incentive for resorting to that most head with that long feather thrust in his head-
cruel and uncivilized method of settling disputes band The feather was real, and you wished very
between nations. I am not making a question of much it were not, for it waved in the breeze com-
the advisability of our entrance into the League of ing in from the dark front hall. It made the
Nations. I am not in favor of that, or our par- Indian seem to nod his head. This was almost un-
ticipation in any more foreign entanglements than bearable, for it always happened when the old
is absolutely necessary, but I would like to point out Lake Erie shrieked "Whoooo?" The light was
to the author of "Foolishness Nipped," as well as not soft and cosy as at Our House, but was
to the whole student body, that in order for the furnished by a Welsbach burner, which sputtered
United States to avoid becoming involved in an- and threatened to go out. In which case the Lake
other European war, which seems inevitable be- Erie would no longer have had to ask whoooo,
fore many years, we will have to resign ourselves for it would unquestionably have been youuuu.

MUSIC
UNIVERSITY CONCERT BAN)
By ERNEST A. JONES
Through the comparatively new
medium of the symphonic concert
band, Ann Arbor music lovers will
hear the first symphony ever written
expressly for band tomorrow evening
in Hill Auditorium. The program will
open with the Finale from the Sym-
phony in B Flat, by Paul Fauchet,
first played in France in 1936. A theme
of vigorous march-like character per-
vades the entire Finale. The secon-
dary theme is thoroughly lyric and in
sharp contrast to the martial in-
tensity of the first theme. The in-
tent of the composer is always clear-
cut and to the point, so that the
listener is never burdened with an
overcrowding of figurations and
thematic embellishments.
The band will also play the Over-
ture Ariane by Louis Boyer. This
composition is highly representative
of a type of French music that is
at once graceful, replete with melodic
charm and permeated with a per-
petual freshness. The form of the
Overture follows the generally accept-
ed pattern, opening with an Andante
which is followed by the Allegro re-
stating the principal theme and de-
veloping it to a climax.
In the London Suite by Eric Coates,
the band finds every opportunity to
display its extensive instrumentation.
This work has created a sensation
abroad and is finding a warm recep-
tion with American audiences. The
composer's intention is to impress the
listener with the atmosphere of fa-
mous old Westminster Abbey and to
take him along the Thames river-
front, concluding this Meditation
with an organ-like reverie. The con-
cert march, Knightsbridge, which
brings this suite to a close was made
popular by Jack Hylton's band at a
command performance before the
King and Queen of England. The
composer found his inspiration in the
Cavalry Guards of Hyde Park and the
listener can well imagine the bright-
ly scarlet uniformed Guardsmen leav-
ing the barracks for a march in the
Park.
A cornet trio, Bolero, by Walter M.
Smith and Cabins, a Southern rhaps-
ody by James Gillette, contribute to
the variety of the program.
The band will conclude the con-
cert with Carleton Colby's Headlihies,
an impressionistic reflection of the
violent pace of modern life. The
work is not graphic in the descriptive
sense; the music does not seek to im-
itate, but rather to reflect in modern
musical idiom a cross-section of life
in the press-room-resounding to the
rhythm of daily struggle, grinding'
out Headlines-the rhythm of life.
THE SCREENI
AT THE MICHIGAN
**11 'WIFE VS. SECRETARY'1
A Clarence Brown production star-
ring Clark Gable. Myrna Loy and Jean
Harlow, featuring May Robson, George
Barbier. James Stewart, and Hobart
Cavanaugh. Directed by Clarence
Brown.
"Wife vs. Secretary" is an import-
ant picture, not because it is a good
picture, for it certainly is not that,
but because it is one of the best ex-
amples of Hollywood's giving the
average American public what it
wants-in other words, a picture that
will make plenty of money for the'
producers.
As seen in "Wife vs. Secretary" here
is what Mr. and Mrs. America (and
particularly Miss America) seem to
delight in. A wealthy, rushed, hand-1
some business executive is married
to a beautiful, satisfying, decorative
young woman whose only thought in1
life is to make her husband happy

before and after office hours. She
succeeds beautifuly, extravagantly,
and fashionably until the husband's'
secretary, an efficient, helpful, but
voluptuous creature gets in the way
merely by being efficient, helpful and;
voluptuous at the right time. The hus-
band and wife part, as is only natural;
but they are of course reunited in the
end by the self-sacrificing secretary.-
This sort of plot needs a wealth of
freshness in its dialogue ,a series of
new and disguising incidents, and no
little amount of good acting to put it
across to a highly intelligent audi-
ence. But there is very little if any
of this in "Wife vs. Secretary."'
What the audience really sees is a
lot of marital billing and cooing
(known as necking to some) between
Gable and Loy, several unadulterated
sex scenes between Gable and Har-
low, a series of successful business
deal scenes between Gable and every-+
one who comes along, and a superfi-
cial, happy, logical ending to it all.,
The scenes are laid in New York's'
fiftieth and sixtieth stories-=-pent-
houses, office buildings and such
furnished in Hollywood's most ex-
travagantly modern taste-and few,
will dispute the decorative excellence
of any of them. Some, however, will
notice the incongruity of having
Gable run down a flight of stairs in+
his dignified club which are obviously+
meant to represent marble but which+
are resoundingly wooden under his'
heavy tread.
Miss America gets a heart flutter
wl? irh-in a ('nlabia 'n, M iir Amari on

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2:50,
3:00,
3:10,
3:20,
3:30,
3:40,
3:50,
4:00,
4:10,
4:20,
4:30,
4:40,
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Lingnan University Scholarships:
All applications for the undergrad-
uate scholarships offered by Lingnan
University, Canton, China, must be in
my office, Room 9, University Hall,
by this afternoon, April 28, at 4:30
p.m. J. Raleigh Nelson.
Mcch and Aero Branches of A . S.
M. E.: Please sign up if you plan to
attend the Detroit Section meeting
which will take place Monday, May
4, during the afternoon and evening.
Lists and details of the trip will be
posted on the bulletin boards in West
Engineering Building and the Aero
bulletin board until Wednesday at
5 p.m., so sign up before then.
An inspection trip through the Ford
Motor Company's new steel mill and
power plant, a supper at Dearborn
Inn, and a speech by the national
president of A.S.M.E., Mr. William L.
Batt are the high points of the trip.
Literary Seniors: orders -or Senior
Literary Commencement Invitations
will be taken in the lobby of Angell
Hall on Tuesday, 9 to 12 a.m.
Seniors: College of Literature,
Science and Arts: Senior class dues
must be paid by May 10. Finance
committee members will be in An-
gell Hall lobby on Thursday from 9
to 3 for purposes of collection.
Senior Engineers: The sale of com-
mencement announcements will con-
tinue through Friday, May 1. Or-
ders will be taken by Auburn, Bodine,
Mason, Reading and Stevens.
University Bureau of Appointments
and Occupational Information: In
order to render the most service to
the individuals on the campus, we
are arranging to meet groups of stu-
dents with common interest. This
is being done for the purpose of call-
ing attention to various opportuni-
ties and for the purpose of discussing
better methods of. procedure. Many
superintendents will be in the city,
this week and for that reason we
wish to meet all Seniors desiring to
teach on
1. Tuesday, April 28, at 7:30 p.m.,
Room 116, Michigan Union.
All graduate students interested in
teaching on
2. Thursday, April 30, at 7:30 p.m.
in Room 116, Michigan Union.
All Seniors interested in getting
business positions on
3. Tuesday, May 5, at 4:30 p.m. in
Room 116, Michigan Union.
All graduate students interested in
business positions on
4. Wednesday, May 6, at 4:30 p.m.
in Room 116, Michigan Union.
T. Luther Purdom.

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

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Hahn, W. A.
Hay, J.
Jensen, M.
Johnson, F. H.
Kanter, B. B.
Kaplan, S.
Kresin, C. E.
Krieg, L. E.
Lovenheim, E. P.
McIntyre, W. E.
McKenzie, B.
Moore, W. 0.
Pecherer, B.
Raiford, A. M.
Seeley, A. L.
Swan, D. H.

202 South Wing. Prof. Max S. Hand-
man, of the Department of Economics,
p will speak on "The Decline of Capi-
talism as Religion." All graduate
students in Philosophy are invited to
attend.
Botanical Journal Club meets in
Room 1139, N.S., at 7:30 p.m. Papers
concerning light responses of the
Phycomycetes, life history of Cerati-
omyxa, and the Zoopogaceae will be
reviewed by Ralph Bennett, Lloyd
Shuttleworth, and Gene Manis. A. H.
Smith will review Heim's monograph
of the genus Inocybe and Dr. Weh-
meyer will review two recent text
books on mycology.
Alpha Nu members are urged to be
present at a debate at 7:30 p.m. This
is the annual debate between Alpha
Nu and Adelphi and the question for
debate is very timely. It is; Resolved:
Thatthe United States should join
the League of Nations. Any friends of
Alpha Nu will be welcomed at this
meeting as at any other meeting
of the society. Members of Alpha
Nu should remember the change of
time from Wednesday to Tuesday
night. This is due to the fact that
Adelphi has its regular meeting on
this night.
There will be a meeting of the Tri-
angle Honorary Society at 8 p.m. to-
day at the Union.
Adelphi House of Representatives
will dispense with its regular open
meeting at 7:30 p.m. in order to fa-
cilitate a debate at that time. The
debate will be with Alpha Nu on the
subject, "Resolved: that the United
States should join the League o f Na-
tions." All members and others in-
terested are urged to attend. There
will be a closed meeting after the
debate.
Cercle Francais will present "Cho-
tard and Cie" at the Lydia Mendel-
ssohn Theatre, at 8:15 p.m. The gen-
eral public is cordially invited. Tick-
ets at the Theatre all day.
Poetry Reading Conest: Prelimi-
naries for this contest will be held
this afternoon beginning at 3 p.m.,
Room 205 Mason Hall. The order of
speaking will be as follows: Killen-
ney, Martin, Kemster, Platte, Ayers,
Cranmore, Rice, Barr, Sanders, Gray,
Chubb, Li, Roberton. The public is
cordially invited to attend these pre-
liminaries.
Student Christian Association meet-
ing at Lane Hall at 8 p.m. Prof. How-
ard McClusky, of the School of Edu-
cation, will meet with the group to
discuss the purpose and function of
the SCA on the Michigan Campus.
Anyone interested is invited.
Christian Science Organization:
There will be a meeting of this or-
ganization tonight at 8 p.m. in the
Chapel League Building. Students,
alumni, and faculty members are cor-
dially invited to attend.
Michigan Dames Homemaking
Group will hold its pot-luck supper
at 6:15 in the Russian Tea Room of
the League. Please be on time.
Coming Events
Junior Mathematical Society will,
meet Thursday, April 30, 7:30 p.m.,
Room 3201 A. H. Prof. R. L. Wilder
will discuss "The Nature of Mathe-
matics." Refreshments.
Delta Sigma Rho will hold its thir-
tieth anniversary banquet Saturday,
May 2, in the Michigan Union. The
banquet ,starting at 7 p.m., will also
be in honor of Professor Trueblood,
one of the national founders of the
society. Members of any chapter
who wish to attend may make their
reservations with Sam Travis at the
Lawyers' Club. Dinner will be $1.25

and the dress informal.
Quadrangle Club: Prof. I. L. Sharf-
man will speak to the Club on Wed-
nesday evening, April 29, on "Ec-
onomic Control and the Supreme
Court."
Officers will be elected at this meet-
ing.
Contemporary: Tryouts for next
year's business staff will be held Wed-
nesday, 4:15 p.m., in the Contem-
porary office, Student Publications
Building.
Contemporary: Luncheon meeting
Wednesday noon at the Haunted Tav-
ern. Staff members are urged to at-
tend.
A New Dancing Class is being or-
ganized on Wednesday, April 29, 7:30
p.m., Michigan League Ballroom. 6
lessons for $1.50. Entirely new rou-
tines will be taught. Open to men
and women who can dance.
Hillel Annual Dance: Spring dance
of Hillel Foundation is scheduled for
May 2, from 9 to 12, at Women's Ath-
letic Bldg., Palmer Field. $1 per
couple. Al Cowan's Band. Refresh-

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to great sacrifices. And what alternative will we
have? Either we sacrifice much of our trade,
which means an indirect loss to each of us, or we
sacrifice the bloom of our great nation to Mars,
the God of War. I wonder if the students, who
so enthusiastically supported the Peace Council,
are going to be as enthusiastic in the acceptance
of these individual and national sacrifices which
will be necessary if we are to remain out of an-
other war. At that time, $2,000,000 will be a drop
in the bucket in comparison with the loss of profit
we must suffer. Will you see more unemploy-
ment and more depression, then, or will you see
your brothers blown to pieces by flying hot lead?
-Melvin W. Jaquier, '38.
EDITOR'S NOTE: We are in total agree-
ment, Mr. Jaquier. The Daily thought the
profits argument so narrow, so specious, that
it could best be shown in its true absurd light
by an extreme statement of it. We were,
in our feeble way, satiric.
Disgusted Canary
To the Editor:
If the following article has any value or interest
to students of the University and meets the re-
quirements of your Letter Column, I should like you
to print it in The Daily.
Don't say I can't take a joke, but when it is
played at two o'clock in the morning neither you
nor anybody can take it. Here's what happened.
I was awakened by repeated ringings of the tele-
phone bell. As I released the receiver and if I
recall correctly, I heard a nice, sweet, soft fem-
inine voice from the other end. (Evidently there
was a group, for I recognized three or four voices
of identical characteristics.) She said, "I want
to speak to Mr. so and so." It was your victim
at the phone. At that instance I was greatly sur-
prised as I thought something might be important.
Hold on your breath: you ain't heard nothing yet.
She continued the conversation, "This is telephone
operator. We want to test your phone." Then

Down near the cemetery there were oil wells
on the Bookmiller Farm, and somewhere around
there was a little gasoline engine whose putputput
you could hear softly at times when the wind
blew from that direction. Sometimes it missed
a beat -like a heart that stopped for a dreadful
minute. Then it caught up with a coughing flurry
until it again reached that awful hesitation and
stop. You were highly relieved when it coughed
itself back to life. Sometimes you were even glad
of the old Lake Erie, for then you could not hear
the screech owl that whinnied and laughed outside
in the trees. You were sure it laughed at you
and that the Indian told it how cold and shivery
you were.
All this comes back as we hear the trains hooting
on the East River these nights. And that is why
we love the trucks on First Avenue. The noisy,
bullying, arrogant, citified trucks. The charming,
delightful, reassuring, tangible trucks. Dear,
DEAR First Avenue. i-B. ROSS.
A specimen of fossil has been found in the Col-
gate University quarry, and Professor Harold O.
Whitnall, of the geology department, identified
it as a "brittle star," and said that it was 100,000,-
000 years old. That is the university that has Pro-
fessor Donald A. Laird, the sleep expert, on its
faculty. He can probably tell you just how many
years the fossil spent in sleep, and Miss Dorothea
Brande, author of "Wake Up and Live," will tell
you that a fossil is as old as it feels.
One hundred million years, eh? Seems like!
yesterday.
We hate publicity-seeking physicians, though we
don't know any. But it seems to us slightly wrong,
when a doctor does something like the operation
on the cataract of young Samuel Mydosh, at St.
Michael's Hospital, Newark, he ought to get some
credit for it. It should be said that the hos-
pital, in answer to our query, said that the doctor
didn't want his name used . . . Well, here is a

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Academic Notices
English 182 will not meet
morning at 9 o'clock.

this

Geological Field Courses in Colo-
rado: Students planning to enroll in
the field courses given in Colorado
from June 22 to August 14 are re-
quested to attend a meeting in Room
2054, Natural Science Building, at 7
p.m., Tuesday, April 28.
Professor Lovering will give a lec-
ture on the geology of the camp area,
illustrated with colored lantern slides
and movies. All those interested are
invited to attend.
Announcements regarding t h e
courses will be made at this time.
Concert
Band Concert: The University of
Michigan Concert Band, William D.
Revelli, conductor, will give a concert
in Hill Auditorium, Wednesday night,
April 29, at 8:15 p.m., to which the
general public is invited without ad-
mission charge, except that small
children will not be admitted. The
program is as follows.
Symphony in B-flat .........Fauchet
Bolero, Trio for Cornets .........
.- Walter M. Smith
Overture, "Ariane"......Louis Boyer
Ronde d'Armour .... Van Westerhout
Cabins... .............Gillette
London Suite, 2nd and 3rd move-
ments ................ Eric Coates
Headlines ................... Colby
Exhibition
Exhibition: All students and espe-
cially those following engineering, so-
ciology and municipal management
courses are urged to attend the ex-
hibit consisting of motion pictures
and other displays being shown at
the Alumni Memorial Hall, featuring

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