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SATURDAY, JULY 21, 1928.

THE SUMMER MICHIGAN DAILY PAGE THREE

Shooks -of the Day w

Her Knight Com4s Riding by John
V. A. Weaver. Alfred A. Xynopf.
$2.50.
John V. A. Weaver in his novel,
"Her Knight Comes Riding," uses with
insight a type of writing different
from the poetry for wlhich he is well
known. The burly language of Fred,
the heroine's brother, the crude gift
of George to his fiancee and the radio
scene grinding forth its prosaic an-
nouncements in the last scene make
the book seem like modern realism.
The story and its people are sur-
prisingly like life.
Existence in the metropolitan flat
where Mrs. Andrews slams and push-
es about to the discomfort of all, re-
veals the slaving side of marriage.
Her husband, once a fine chap, now
irritates her till sihe breaks out with
an itch of mean words to him every
time he enters'the house. The chil-
dren take this atmosphere with dif-
ferent attitude's: Fred becomes hard,
and Fanny turns to dreams for her
pleasure. Her abnormal life in high
school brightens her romantic dreams
for she doesn't go with any of those
"fresh guys." This state of being sep-
arated from the male element of man-
kind ends when she meets George.
His affectionate term for her, 'Baby,'
reflects how he deals with his new
friend. Fanny dotes on his fondling,
and the romance of the situation for
both of them dims the lights of real-
ity until they feel they are in heav-
en. The tedium of the office where
Fanny types, is lessened by antici-
pation of th evening walks in the
park and George's romantic instincts.
are stimulated by the thought of set-
tling down after roving the world
with the Marines.
The seduction incident with Mr.
Magnus, after George has gone to
war makes the pot of interest in Fan-
nyrpercolate for the next few chap-
ters. The choice of material for the
remaining part of the story keeps
the interest at the same fairly high
level set at the commencement of the
tale.4
John V. A. Weaver, former news-
paper man on the book staff of the
Chicago Daily News and then Liter-
ary aditor of the Brooklyn Daily

Eagle, writes with the understand-
ing of an experienced person. His
vision of the lives of his characters
penetrates to the essential values in
their-make-uwp. His taste in select-
ion is actually in the heart of man
shows splendid judgment as well as
knowledge of psychology. The reader
feels that real people are discussed
when th, Iast page of the book has
been turned.
(By courtesy of the Graham Book
Store) K. S.
Ernest Gruening's new book "Mex-
ico and It& Heritage" will be pub-
lisihed by The Century Company on
September 14. This is the book which i
Mary Austin has hailed as "the last
word 'on Mexico."
E. M. Foster, author of "Aspects
of the Novel" offered to contribute
a foreword to the American edition,
which unfortunately had already been
issued from the prosses. It is likely
however, that it will appear in later
editions.
The Century Company is planning
to introduce another new novelist to
the reading public during the month
of August. She is Jane Darrow and.
her first novel is entitled "The Fig-
that it is a novel of fresh and un-
usual beauty revealing the story of
a young artist's triumph over her
home and family environment.
Norman Matson, the author of "Day{
of Fortune," is a former San Fran-
cisco newspaper man. He has pub-
lished one other novel, "Flecker's
Magic." He is now living at Truro,
Mass., on Cape Cod.
With "I've Got Your Number!" es-
tablished as sort of a perennial best
seller, and their second parlor psy-
choanalysis book "'Marriage Made
Easy" in its fiftieth thousand, Doris
Webster and Mai-y Alden Hopkins now
announce that-they have. completed1
their third and most soul-searching
party book. It is to be called "Help
Yourself!" The Century Company
will publish the book on Sept. 14.

Sport Briefs
PLAY HERE SUNDAY
Hoover Steel gomp nty's baseball
nine, made up largely of former Mich-
igan players, will meet the strong
Mt. Clemens Merchants tomorrow aft-
ernoon at the Hoover Steel baseball
park at the-foot of south Green street.
The game will be called promptly at
3 o'clock.
The Hoover team has enjoyed a
fine record this season, having met
and defeated some of the strongest
nines in this part of the state.
MUCK WOLVES LEAD LEAGUE
Defeating every opponent which
they have met, the Buck Wolves are
leading the Summer Session all-cam-
pus :soft ball baseball league with four
victories and no losses. The Michi-
gan nine is trailing the Wolves with
three wins as against only one loss.
Alpha Kappa Psi and the Mt. Clem-
ens club are tied for third placej
with three victories and a similar
number of losses, while the Giants
and Yaniks are entrenched in last
place with three defeats and with-
out a single victory.
PRINCIPALS OCCUPY TOP
With the second week of the sched-
ule completed, the principals are
perched at the top of the School of
Education soft baseball league by vir-
tue of victories in both of their con-
tests played to date.,
The faculty !and superintendents
are knotted for the second rung in
the standing with a Win and a' lo'ss
each. The teachers are occupying the
cellar positi with two setbacks and
no victories.
In the games scheduled for Mon-
day the principals will engage the
faculty team, while tihe superintend-
ents will meet the teachers. The
games will be staged on south Fer-
ry field, and will start promptly at 5
o'clock.
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Fewer labor strikes were hogiany piano lamp $5. 9-drawer
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FIRST CHURCH
OF CHRIST, SCIENTIST
-10:30 A. M,-Regular morning
service. Subject, "Life."
11:45 A. M.-Sunday School,
following the morningservice.
:45-Wednesday evening tes-
timonial meeting.
The reading room, io and ii State
Savings Bank Building, is open
daily from 12 to 5 o'clock except
Sundays and legal holidays.

FIRST BAPTIST
CHURCH
Rev. R. Edward, Sayles, Minister
o Howard R. Chapman
Minister for Students
9:30 'A. M.-The Church Bible
School,
10:30 A. M.-Morning Worship.
Brief Organ Recital, Mrs. Mc-
Gregor,
Sermon by Mr. Sayles on
"True Greatness."
12:00-Student Group meets in
church. Prof. Cox will lead
the discussion.I
6:00-Social hour for Young
People at Guild House.
6: 30-Devotional eting.
Topic, "The Place of the
Church in the Community."
Leader, Wm. D. Baten.

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LUTHERAN CHURCH
(Missonri Synod)
Third and West Huron
C. A. Brauer, Pastor
Res. 1005 W. Washington St.

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Rev, Henry Lewis, Minister
8 A. M.--ljoly Communion.

July 22
9:30-Bible School.
10:30-German service.

11 A. M.--Morning Prayer
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