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1937_THE MICHIGAN DAfLY_

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NIGHT EDITORg JQ PH S. MATTES,

gencies that democracies fall into dictatorships,
The New. York Times demands that the Pres-
ident "meet the issue squarely" by supporting
an amendment, instead of relying on Court re-
form, which it regards as a kind of political
subterfuge. An amendment, stating clearly the
power of the Federal government to regulate cer-
tain aspects of industry and agriculture would
be, we believe, the wisest (the safest, most dem-
ocratic) method of meeting the problem. But
how possible is it of enactment? Eleven South-
ern states, dominated by textile-mill owners po-
litically; Maine and Vermont; and the far-
western states-would they ratify such an
amendment? Remember that but 13 states are
required to defeat an amendment, and one-
twentieth of the population can turn thumbs
down for the entire country. Some have sug-
gested the possibility of amendment by con-
vention, and Roosevelt's political prestige might
make itself more effective here, but on the whole,
the prospect of an effective amendment seems
fine-but difficult of fulfillment.
These, then, are the alternatives. On the one
hand we have a method that is perhaps ex-
method more slow and more difficult of fulfill-
ment, but more consistent with our democratic
government..
Because of the dangers involved in the Presi-
dent's court proposal, we believe it should be
defeated. But the cumbersome difficulties of
amendment in this instance remind us that an
overhaul of our amendment processes may well
be a necessary step in the establishment of a
truly progressive government.
Karl Hofer's Work
-Grotesque, But Human Withal-
By HARRY BETHKE
DURING THE PAST FEW WEEKS the gal-
leries at Alumni Memorial Hall have fea-
tured an exhibit of the work of Karl Hofer, one
of the leading contemporary German figures.
Although his work is hardly of a character
that will appeal to the popular fancy, it is ce1
tainly worthy of attention. In his mastery
of all those technical and compositional ele-
ments that capture the admiration of other
painters, Hofer is distinctly what has been called
an "artist's artist." Yet that does not put him
beyond the capacity of the lay observer.
It is not the stark simplicity of color tone in
which his oils are executed that is the unique
characteristic of his work. Neither is it his evi-
dent impatience with realism and disregard for
precision of drawing. What is perhaps most
notable of all is that the paintings are com-
pletely and intensely ,A subjective expression.
In each canvas Hofer has painted not so much
a composition of" external objects as he has
painted himselt
Each pairiing seems the product of a welled-
up inner Veeling, set down with absolute disregard
for rule or rote, and, one imagines, until the
-emotion and the artist are equally exhausted.
Every painting is pregnant with that quality
which we call "spiritual." All the emotions
are expressed, tranquility and introspection here,
horror, brutality or pathos there. They are not
so much the emotions of the subject as they
are the emotions of the artist. Hofer feels that
the role of the artist is not one of interpreta-
tion, but of personal expression.
HOSE who are so fond of reiterating that
art must devote itself to the eternal hum4
values will find them here. If there is any
quality the pictures possess more than any
other, it is the quality of human feeling. Per-
haps the observer will not always be pleased with
the feeling expressed, for it is permeated with
an uneasy undercurrent of mental unbalance.
The pictures are grotesque, not in a playful
or capricious sense, but in a sense that is so
intensely serious as to border often upon mad-
ness. His spirituality easily slips into the weird,
and the weird into the morbid. At times it does
overstep reasonably accepted bounds. But for
all of that, it is intensely human. Most of the
human feeling is not the feeling for any indi-
vidual human, but for some highly generalized
human. The man in a picture is not a man; it
is the incarnation of a man. The exhibit is made
up of oils, water colors and pencil drawings. It
immediately becomes evident that Hofer's true
and instinctive medium is oil. The watercolors

seem to lack the intensity and the scope of the
oils, and he seems to feel that the message of
which drawing is capable is not within his powers
or his calling.
Two pointings, "On the Hill," and "Bathers,"
prove particularly that his forte is color. For
sheer beauty of color harmony and tone, the
latter has hardly been surpassed. Considered
purely as a picture, the oil entitled "Girl with
Towel" is perhaps the best. A combination of
pattern, color and composition make it highly;
decorative. Although the subject is subordinated
to the picture, it manages very well to capture
an introspective mood and express youthfulness.
To illustrate the spiritual quality of Hofer,
two paintings stand out as the quality of the
exhibit. One, "Cassandra," is beautifully pat-
terned, but more important, its meaning, the epi-
tome of horror, is expressed with superb clarity.
Although nothing essential is excluded, there
are no non-essentials to detract from the unity
of the effect. Better still is "Early Hour," whose
brooding contemplation marks it as the best
of Hofer's works.
Library's French Papers, II
To the Editor:
Before the Christmas holidays you were kind
enough to publish a letter of mine regarding the

BENEATH ****
#~4###IT ALL
FROM THE TIME Oscar made his 11th straight
pass with the galloping dominoes to walk off
with all the dough-that was sometime Thurs-
day-until the 12:30 train bumped to a halt in
Ann Arbor early Monday morning, it was quite
a week-end. Also there was the goose.
From the time the girls arrived on Friday
until the time the girls left on Sunday, the house
party was a large success. Also there was the
goose.
Unless you have actually argued with a goose,
and a very large goose at that, you will have
but a poor idea of the influence which one of
the goose species can have over an infinite num-
ber of persons and events.
We bought Hector simply because it said in
plain printed letters on one of these devil cud.,
geled lists which are the very bowels of a scav-
enger hunt: ONE GOOSE.
The poultry man said he was the biggest in
town, so we bought him. I tried to hold him
while the scale fluctuated between 192 and 20
pounds, and almost got my wrist broken as he
flapped his enormous wings. We put him in a
burlap sack and dumped him in the trunk.
The wind was whipping the rain into sheets
when we arrived in the darkness and clambered
through the mud and dark towards the road-
house lights in the distance. Doc and I went back
to get the goose.
Doc stuck his hand down in the bag and then
withdrew it abruptly and with a most deprecat-
ing verbal assault. "I knew Scotty was driving
too fast" he mumbled as we finally dragged the
beast out by a cord attached to its leg.
Did you ever try to lead a goose? Probably
not. They won't be led. The only proper way
to propel one is to get in front of it and shoo it.
This is violent exercise and the results are not
always gratifying. Shooing is to be avoided while
within, for few geese are well house-broken.
To make a long story short, we had to make
amends for the rug, the creature took a good
sized piece out of my leg, and we did not win
the prize. We still, however, had the goose.
Mr. Starbuck refused to accept the responsi-
bility of turning our 20-pound liability into eat-
able assets, and in desperation we called upon
Ralph Neelands at the Bell.
Ralph said, "bring him in."
Scotty seized the animal by the neck and I
lifted him tenderly from underneath. Thus
triumphant the three of us made a grand en-
trance and with Hector still hissing defiantly,
disappeared to the cellar below. There Hector
will depart this life and become roast goose
tomorrow. I fully expect that his last malicious
act will be to give everybody a stomach ache. It
would be just like Hector.
* * * *
BESIDES THE GOOSE there was also a dance
over the week-end at which everyone drank
vast quantities of ginger ale and was stifled
by the atmosphere. The air felt just like the
air at a packed swimming meet . . . Ice cold
orange juice about noon on Saturday was sell-
ing at a dollar a glass. If it wasn't it should
have been . . . Bizness started at the Cut Rate
Drug again at 6 p.m. Saturday night and a brisk
trade was reported . . . Sunday morning about
noon ice cold orange juice was fetching $2 per
glass ... Sunday afternoon the campus caravan
moved en route out of town. These co-eds were
refused beer in Angelo's on Michigan avenue be-
cause they looked like high school girls . . . at
5:40 the train left for Columbus . . . at 6:00 p.m.
Cliff Bell was still serving delicious dinners ... at
7:19 the Wolverine left for New York .. . at 8:50
the Red Wings had just scored three goals to tie
the Toronto Maple Leafs and a big cop had
decided to stand in front of three weary Mich-
igan students who were peering down from the
top of Olympia ... at 12 midnight, the bar opened
in Fischers . . . at 12:30 the train left for Ann
Arbor . . . at 12:50 I began to wonder where
conductors get old, certainly not on trains ..
"Taxi, hey taxi, right over here, taxi Mister?"
. . . "Wonderful time, sleep, love you, call me,
g'nite .... Long walk ... Room a mess, clothes

scattered all over, someone's pants where the hell
are my slippers, who's in my bed? 37 cents left
... HOUSE PARTY.
BENEATH IT ALL: This column extends all
the sympathy in the world to Dave Rank,
Phi Psi junior and sports fan, who is in the
hospital with serious injuries following an auto-
mobile accident Friday . . . Helen Wolf, Yonkers,
N.Y., yearling who plans to start a girls cheer
leading squad next fall, cashed in on her skat-
ing stamina in the Detroit Times Silver Skates
one-mile final and copped second place.
Larry Armstrong, Minnesota hockey coach, and
famed for his pre-series, "Michigan won't score
five goals against us in four games," has a broken
arm and five busted ribs as the result of an auto
crack-up . . . Guy Whipple, Michigan "Charac-
ter," who is heading for fame and fortune on
the city desk of Herr Hearst's Detroit Times,
modestly claims that he is engaged to three
girls. "You know, if and I got married, our
combined salaries would be almost $4,000 a year,"
Guy said knowingly . . . Walt Woodward be-
sieged the Parrot with a tape measure yesterday
and reported that the average Michigan waist
was "thoity tree" . . . Marcia Connell was robbed
of the opportunity to represent Michigan in the
Big Ten Beauty contest by the powers to be who
are said to have acted on the advice of Inter-
fraternity President George Cosper . .. Bob Hen-
dricks date for the junior stomp was a girl
whom he had not seen since he bought her a
soda in the fifth grade. According to Bob she'e
the absolute top, but unfortunately left Sunday

SCREEN
AT THE MAJESTIC
Beloved Enemy
Cast
Helen Drummond ......Merle Oberon
Dennis Riordan ..........Brian Aherne
Cathleen ................Karen Morley
O'Rourke .............. Jerome Cowan
Gerald Preston............DavidNiven
Lord Athleigh .......Henry Stephenson'
Liam Burke .............Donald Crisp
And others.
Directed by H. C. Potter, produced
by Samuel Goidwyn and released
through Uinited Artists
THIS FIRST in a cycle of new cin-
emas with an Irish setting has,
like "The Informer" of happy mem-
ory, its setting in Dublin at the time
of the "Troubles," the fighting be-
tween the British garrison, deter-
mined to keep Ireland for Great
Britain, and the Irish rebels, led by
Dennis Riordon (Brian Aherne), just
as determined to make Ireland a re-
public. The casting director has
done his best to give all the charac-
ters Irish names and some of the
scenic shots approach those of "The
Informer" in their detail of Dublin
life, but those of you who go to the
Majestic to see a picture about Ire-
land will be disappointed, for here
the Anglo-Irish struggle has been
played only as a background for the
love interest furnished by Merle Ob-
eron and Brian Ahearne on the old
love-vs.-duty lines.
Lady Helen Drummond (Merle
Oberon) accompanies her father to
Ireland where he has been instructed
to investigate the whole situation for
the London government. By chance
she meets Riordan and learns his
identity. Overwhelmed by a wish
to help her father in his difficult task,
she reveals Riordan's identity, but
he escapes the drag-net set up for
him by the British authorities. Lady
Helen, note in love with Riordan,
persuades her father to get the Brit-
ish to invite the rebels to a confer-
ence, but there nothing can be ac-
complished for the two groups are at
loggerheads. The night before the
final session of the conference Lady
Helen sees Riordan and convinces
him he should sign a treaty of peace
on a compromise basis. The opposi-
tion within the Irish group itself to
any compromise threatens Riordan,
when he has signed this treaty, with
death should he return to Ireland.
In the original script, Riordan was
shot and died in Lady Helen's arms,
but so much uproar was raised by
distributors who wanted a happy end-
ing that the film was finally released
with two endings, one tragic, the
other reuniting the lovers. We leave
you to guess which the Majestic uses.
As for the cast, Merle Oberon and
Brian Aherne do very well together,
in what is, of course, a rather time-
worn plot situation. Aherne does not
impress as a rebel and far more
praise for characterization must go
to Jerome Cowan, of the New York
stage, and to Donald Crisp for their
portrayals of die-hard Irishrrebels
who will not give an inch until Ire-
land is a Republic.
Historically, it is doubtful if any
of the ,incidents portrayed actually
occurred, but as the prologue states
it is "legend based on fact" and there
can be no criticism of the historical
basis of the picture.
All-in-all, it is not as goo da picture
as "The Informer," which is definitely
tops in Irish locale pictures so far,
but good entertainment.
Champagne Waltz
AT THE MICHIGAN
"CHAMPAGNE WALTZ" is a va-
riety program. A touch of the
lighter classics, some red hot jazz,
some gay comedy, and a hint at a
more serious story-they are all in
this picture. Gladys Swarthout and
the music of Johann Strauss provide
the classical angle. Fred MacMur-
ray provides the jazz element. In the
end, there is a ceremonial union of

the two types of music, and whether
you approve of this marriage or not
will depend upon your point of view.
The comedy lead is held by Jack
Oakie, and there are good spots of
humor scattered throughout the pic-
ture.
The story opens in Vienna before
the coming of modern jazz into that
old center of music. The waltz pal-
ace of Johann Strauss is in the
hands of his son, Franz Strauss. It
is a prosperous ballroom featuring
the compositions of Franz' father and
the singing of his granddaughter, El-
sa Strauss (GladysSwarthout). The
Strauss family, however, becomes
faced with loss of theirhome of fine
music when Happy Gallagher (Jack
Oakie) brings Buzzy Billew (Fred
MacMurray) and his jazz orchestra
to Vienna and opens a dancing spot
adjoining the waltz palace. Elsa and
her grandfather are being driven out
of businessras people flock to hear
this new brand of # music. At~ the
same time Elsa meets and becomes
attracted to the much-despised Buz-
zy Billew, not realizing who he is.
When she finally discovers his iden-
tity they have to part ways to the
despair of both.
Probably the only criticism that
could be given for Miss Swarthout's
singing is that she does not do enough
of it in the picture. If you come
particularly to hear her, the quantity
of other entertainment may seem
very disappoin~ting.FHwever. the

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.

TUESDAY, FEB. 16, 1937
VOL. XLVII No. 951
Notices
Co Users of the Daily Official Bul-
letin:
The attention of users of The Daily
Official Bulletin is respectfully called
to the following:
(1) Notice submitted for publica-
tion must be Typewritten and must
be $signed.
(2) Ordinarily notices are pub-
lished but once. Repetition is at thej
Editor's discretion.
(3) Notices must be handed to the
Assistant to the President, as Editor
of the Daily Official Bulletin, Room
1021 A.H., before 3:30 p.m. (11:00,
Saturdays).
Registration of Candidates for
Doctoral Degrees: The Board of Re-
gents has ruled that all doctoral can-
didates who are on the campus and
are making use of the facilities of
the University, must be regularly en-
rolled. This applies also to the Sum-
mer Session. The cooperation of all
departments is requqested to the ex-
tent of notifying all such students to
take care of the matter of enroll-
ment as soon as possible if they have
not already done so.
The Extension Service is offering a
noncredit course in Gregg Shorthand
this semester. The class will be
taught by Mr. J. M. Trytten of the
University High School. The first
meeting will be held today at 4:30
p.m. in 2021 University High School.
Thereafter the class will meet on
Tuesdays and Thursdays from 4:30
to 5:30 pm. The, usual Extension
fee for this type of course will be
charged.
Academic Notices
French 202, Methods and Tools:
The class will meet on Thursday af-
ternoon at 4 p.m., Room 110 R.L., to
decide on a definite hour.
Reading Requirement in German
for Ph.D. Candidates: Candidates
in all fields except those of the natur-
al sciences and mathematics must
obtain the official certification of an
adequate reading knowledge of Ger-
man by submitting to a written ex-
amination by the German Depart-
ment.
For the second semester this ex-
amination will be given on Wednes-
day, March 17, at 2 p.m. in Room
203 U.H.
Students who intend to take the
examination are requested to register
their names at least one week. be-
fore the date of the examination at
the office of the German Depart-
ment, 204 U.H., where information
and reading lists are available.
English 47, Mr. Seager's section
will meet at 11 a.m. MWF, 16 Angell
Hall.
Allan Seager.
English 128: The class will meet
in Room 35 A.H. (basement) instead
of 2225 A.H.
Earl L. Griggs.
English 160 (Section 2): The class
will meet in Room 2225 A.H. instead
of in Room 1209 A.H.
Paul Mueschke.
English 232, Elizabethan Studies,
meets for organization in 2213 An-
gell Hall, 4 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 17.
M. P. Tilley.
English 298 (Walter): Meeting at
5 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 14. Room
3216 Angell Hall.

Botany 146, Tropical Economic
Botany: A first meeting will be held
at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday in 2003 N.S.
C. D. LaRue.
Mathematics: Informal course on
Tests of Significance in the Theory
of Statistics: Prof. C. C. Craig of the
Mathematics Department will offer
during the current semester a series
of lectures on tests of significance
particularly appropriate to small
samples. The lectures will be in-
formal, with no mathematics prere-
quisite requqired, and discussion will
be invited. These are scheduled for
each Tuesday at 5 p.m. in Room 3201
A.H. University staff members and
graduate students engaged in re-
search are invited to attend.
Music B-140 will not be given sec-
ond semester.
Aero 10: Students enrolled in this
course will meet today at 4:30 p.m.
in Professor Pawlowski's office, B-
47c East Engineering Bldg., to ar-
range hours.
Mechanical Engineering 42: Stu-
meet at 4 p.m., Tuesday, in Room
239 West Engineering Building, to
dents registered in this course will
arrange for class meetings.
Mechanical Engineering 33: Stu-
dents electing M.S. 33 will meet in
Room 209 West Engineering Annex,
Wednesday, Feb. 17, at 4:30 p.m.
Semester arrangements to be made
at this time.
Concerts
Twilight Organ Recital: Arthur W.
Poister, Professor of organ, Univer-
sity of Redlands, will appear in an
organ recital Wednesday afternoon,
Feb. 17 at 4:15 p.m., in Dill Audi-
torium. The general public, with the
exception of small children, is in-
vited without admission charge, but
is respectfully requqested to be seated
on time as the doors will be closed
during numbers.
Lectures
University Lecture: Captain Peter
Freuchen, Danish Arctic Explorer,
will lecture on the subject "Arctic
Adventure" at 8:15 p.m. on Friday,
Feb. 19, in Hill Auditorium. The
lecture will be illustrated by still and
moving pictures. Admission free. The
public is cordially invited,
Lecture by Dr. George W. Crile:
The Detroit Philosophical Society
cordially ingites the members of the
faculty and'the student body to at-
tend an illustrated lecture by Dr.
George W. Crile, of Cleveland, on
"The Interpretation of Man" at the
next meeting of the society, which
will be held Friday, Feb. 19, at 8:30
p.m., at the Hotal Statler in Detroit.
Professor Kasimir Fajans will speak
on "Einiges ueber den Aufbau der
Materie" on Thursday, Feb. 18, at
4:15 p.m. in Room 2003 Angell Hall.
This is the third of a series of five
lectures sponsored by the Deutscher
Verein. Members of the organization,
advanced students of German and
others who are interested are in-
vited to attend.
Chemistry Lecture: Dr. R. E. Burk,
of Western Reserve University, will
lecture on "Polymerization" at 4:15
p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 17, in Room
303 of the Chemistry Building. The
lecture is under the auspices of the
University and the American Chemi-
cal Society. The public is cordially
invited.
Illustrated Lecture by Mr. James M.
Plumer on "Art in Ancient China" in
connection with the current Exhibi-
tion of Chinese Art, in the Archi-
tectural School. Auditorium. ground
floor of the Architectural Building,..
Friday, Feb. 19, at 4:15 p.m. Open
to the public.

.....

The President's
Court Proposal,.

.0

N THE DISPUTE about the Pres-
ident's plan of judicial reform, the
central feature of which is the enlargement of
the Supreme Court to fifteen members; the prob-
lemr is this: How is our governmental ma-
iinery to be adapted to current social and
economic problems?
The basic plank of Roosevelt's platform was
the elimination of some of the abuses of our
present economic organization by the Federal
government. In a series of eight decisions, (with
particmular emphasis on the NRA, the AAA, and
the Guffey Coal Act decisions) the Supreme
Court demonstrated that it did not believe the
Federal government has the power within the
framework of the Constitution to regulate in-
dustry or agriculture. In a decision on the New
York Minimum Wage Law, it further showedf
that it did not believe that the several states
have that power. The refo'ms which Roosevelt
had promised apparently lay in a "no-man's
land" of governmental impotence.
There are two ways of 'meeting the problem:
either the point of view of the court may be
altered, or the points of the Constitution on
which theobjection of the Court is based can be
changed by amendment. Which of these meth-
ods would be the most efficacious, the most wise,
and the most possible of enactment?
A change in the number of the justices is
provided for in the Constitution, and is not with-
out precedent. There is a genuine question as
to the efficacy of the President's plan, since fre-
quently (McReynolds, Stone, Hughes, Cardoza,
Roberts) justices have come to represent points
of view different from that of the President re-
sponsible for their appointment. Would a bloc
of six judges appointed by Roosevelt vote for New
Deal measures consistently after appointment?
Roosevelt hopes so, but he cannot be sure.
Is this method the most wise? Is a President
faced with a , Court who believes his proposals
unconstitutional, simply to appoint a new Court?
Would this not make the Court a puppet insti-
tution, immersed in politics, and subject to un-
democratic ambitions of less honorable men than
President Roosevelt? This point has been ex-
aggerated, but it is worthy of consideration. To
infuse new blood into the Supreme Court in order
that it may be more keenly aware of current is-
sues is commendable, perhaps, but to draft into
it a near-majority for the purpose of bringing
the Court into agreement with the President is
in direct conflict with the idea of the separa-
tion of powers fundamental to our government.
It aims to make changes in the Constitution in.

English
class will
Thursday,
gell Hall.

293, Bibliography: The
meet for organization on
Feb. 18, at 11 in 2019 An-

W. G. Rice

English 212b, Proseminar in the
Renaissance:. The class will meet
for organization at 5 p.m. on Wed-
nesday, Feb. 17, in 3217 Angell Hall.
W. G. Rice.
English 108 meets in 2219 Angell
Hall instead of 2215 Angell Hall.
A. H. Mackwardt.
Psychology 34L, 36, 38: All stu-
dents in these laboratory courses
should hand in schedules at once in
Room 2122 N.S. in order that sections
may be arranged.
Allbnew students in these courses
are expected to attend an introduc-
tory lecture on Thursday, Feb. 18, at
5 p.m. in Room 3126 N.S.
Psychology 32 meets on MF at 2
p.m. in Room 301 U.H.
Psychology 106 meets on TTh at
10 a.m. in Room 307 W. Med.
Psychology 116 meets on MF (lec-
ture), W or S (recitation) at 11 a.m.
in Room 307 W. Med.
Psychology 166 meets on MWF at 2
p.m. in Room 307 W. Med.
Business Administration 172, In-

Exhibitions
An Exhibition of Chinese Art, in-
cluding 'ancient bronzes, pottery and
peasant paintings, sponsored by the
Institute of Fine Arts, at the Archi-
tectural building. Open daily from 9
to 5 p. m. except Sunday through the
month of February. Illustrated lec-
ture to be announced. The public is
cordially invited.
Exhibition of oil paintings by Karl
Hofer, Alumni Memorial Hall, Feb.
1-21, 2-5 daily including Sundays.
Events Of Today
The Physics Colloquium will meet
at 4:15 o'clock this afternoon, in room
1042 of the East Physics building.
Dr. Thomson will speak on "Progress
in Spectrographic Methods of Solu-
tion Analysis."
Mathematics Club will meet today
at 8 p.m. in Room 3201, Angell Hall.
Dr. M. E. Shanks will speak on "Con-
formal Mapping of the Cauchy Inte-
gral Formula."
Botanical Journal Club: Today,

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