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II4 e'ntutvr

Published every morning except Monday
during the UnAliversity. Summer Session by
the Board in Control of Student Publications.
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titled to the use for republication of all new's
dispatches credited to it or not otherwise
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City Editor............ Harold Warren, Jr.
Women's Editor .......Dorothy Magee
Music and Drama Editor... William J. Gormnan
Books Editor . ........Russell E. McCracken
Sports Editor................ Morris Targer
Night Editors,
Powers -Moulton: Howard F. Shout
Harold Warren, Jr.

lAbout Books
The-Life and Mind of Emily Dick-
inson by Genevieve Taggard; Al-
fred A. Knopf, New York; Pric(

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Cornelius Buekema
William: Mahey
Roberta Reed

The biographer of Emily_ Dick-
inson is confronted with the barb-
wire Dickinson legend-an obstacle
which has caught and ripped all
who have attempted a solution by
the biographic method. Madame
Martha Bianchi in her Life and
'Letters has explained the Amherst
spinster's phantom lover as the
Rev. Charles Wadsworth of Phila-
delphia. Josephine Pollitt in a
book published earlier this year,
Emily Dickinson, The Human Back-
ground of her Poetry, overthrew
the older tradition and explained
the lover as Lieutenant Hunt,
husband of her friend Helen Hunt.
Miss Taggard will consent to nei-
ther view; she maintains the lover
to be George Gould, whom Emily
met while he was a student at Am-
herst, whom she would have mar-
ried: but for the disapproval of her
father. She always remembered
Gould is the contention, and wrote
to him all the rest of her life. It
was he that turned her away from
the world, led her to live a clois-
tered, ascetic life.

Sher M. Quraishi
Telephone 21214
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William k._ Worboys Harry S. Benjamin
Circulation Manager......... Bernard Larson
Secretary ........... ...Ann W. Verner

Joyce 'Davidson

Dorothy Dunlav

L~elia M. Kidd
Night Editor: HAROLD 0. WARREN


The fact that the teachers' pen-
sion funds as they at present ex-
ist in the state are unsatisfactory
is well known to everyone connect-I
ed with the schools. The state!

But Miss Taggard has beeny
caught on the barb-wire too. Her,
so cation does not entirly discredit
the belil fs previously held. Indeed
j -he mystory of whom Emily Dick-
insocn was in love with is still shad-,

fund altoughon asoun actar-eci. And though it is admirable for
ial basis, is small and insufficient-;i the inquisitive biographer to try
the local annuities are far from be- to. detect the mystery, solution is
ing, on a> good financial footing, the not a prerequisite, for the under-
number of :annuities involved: being !standing of her poetry. It is enough
too few. Such a situation deserves a oetm h a
in love with somebody, and that
investigation, not only by those in' that love was inhibited, and inhib-
the profession but. also by the gen- ition which led her to seek solace
eral public,. in her inner consciousness. Who-
ever the lover was his existence will
There can be little question that ;prove this fact, and so any explan-
the teaching profession needs to ation._of her poetry will. not neces-
make some provision for its mem-# sarily depend upon the knowing of
bers after retirement, during va- his personality. It is in her annal-'
catons an in tie o siknes.ysis of Emily Dickinson's poetry
cFiguons, anin tmi of.icknes that Miss. Taggard achieves a tri-
~'grsgvn oprsno aeumph. ti
returns for various occupations in
the United States for the year 1926 MasTgadbin- itntv
poet and scholar herself, is espec-
as quoted in the Journal of the inluwellfited for an aninalysis of

National Education A s s o ciation-
gave the average income. of all per-
sons gainfully occupied as $1,010,
average: income of trade union
members as $2,502, average income
oIf Luavrnment cemulovees ars $51,-

the thought and technique of theI
poems. The chapter, "How to be
Lonely-With Examples" is partic-
ularly sensitive. Emily Dickinson's
relationship to the stoical Emily
Bronte is admirably pointed out,
both poets found escape from the

Thee big baboon, etc.
We mislayed our comps last night
at the crucial moment and so did
not get over to the Lydia Mendel-
ssohn Theatre until about a quar-
ter to nine, which was rather for-
tunate in a way since we didn't
have to go in and sit in the audi-!
torium alone but walked in with
practically all, the important peo-!
ple, such as that portion of the
summer faculty which wasn't half
dead from the registration rushl
and whose wife had finally man-!
aged to get her hair piled on se-f
curely, and the like. When we had -
been properly justled about in thel
dark by long lady ushers in whis-
pers and slinky evening gowns and
shunted into the wrong seats and
had our stubs collected and return-
ed five times or so, we settled down
for a good look at the stage._
Our reviewer has told you. just
fwhat you may think of the per-
formance elsewhere in these pages;
so we'll pass on to the more inti-
mate and less cerebral procedure'
of giving you the insides (guts,
some people say, but we have al-
ways stuck to our insides) of the
gala event-to use some of the flow-
ing rhetoric Mr. Henderson splash-
es about in his ubiquitous adver-I
tisements. Below we are showing
a -picture of one of the play's
lighter moments - when heroine
and drunken brother are exchang-!
ing some inconsequences and bro-
ther is about to come around to of-I
fering a drink: to the little girlie.
Whoops! Of course we don't mean
that any real drinking goes on in
the play-nothing is used but Kro- -
ger's Ginger Ale (advt.). .. . 2 bot-
tles for 35, 3 for 50 . . . "a tasty
treat for these hots summer after-
noons-serve with ice or is good on
shredded wheat-SEND AT ONCE
for special folder bound in hand-
some morocco containing 1001 han-
dy recipes for Humane Methods
for the Treatment of Stray Cats"f
(also- advt.)
Here, however, and we're quite a!
title way from the original subject, 1
we will admit-is that picture we9
were speaking of:
There you are, brother Ned and
sister Linda, reading left to right.
Ned has just remarked that he has
a pair, of very powerful binocu-
lars. Quick as a flash, Linda re-
torts, "Oh, but I love virile men."
Dear Doctor,
Do you ever accept contributions
o your column? I spent all last
Summer on my uncle's farm re-
luperating. I had a pet rabbit
while I was recuperating. Here is
ipoem about her. Please publish
t and I will be,

Yours till death,
Of course we're always glad to
bear from our little feathered and1
L urry friends, Beulah. We willj
rTint your poem right here. Write
.is about all the little rabbits you
ave now, won't you.
The rabbit, a wondrous beast is
Far famed for his fecundity.
He asked, he simply stated, "Why,
At school I learned to multiply."
We are always glad to hear from
or friends at home' or abroad.
t st drop us a line in care of this
raper and let us help you solve the I
nany problems which constantly
rise in the course of a summer
ession day. Questions concerning
Lealth, religion, or politics must'
e accompanied by a stamped, self-
ddressed envelope. All other en-
uiries or contributions need only
eaccompanied by stamps. Mon-
yorders are also. acceptable.

for aml
sounds like a
TOURIST Third Cabin--that's.
the answer. $105 up-$185"
round trip. That means you can
cross-for as little as 3cea mile.
No self-respecting college stewd
can see himself (or herself)
passing up a bargain like that!
It jest aint done. No cattle-ships,
either-but: the most,- famous
liners on the seas, including the
Magjestic, the world's largest
"hip; Olympic, Beige niand,
A.driatic, Baltic, Minnekahda,
Pen iland, Western land, etc.
Many-of your crowd will be ,sail-
ing this summer-why not .you?

~- - land. Tickets 75c. Park
.rR, on the dock. Leave At
S8:45..every evening.I

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Drive tol Detroit and
enjoy: an evening of mu-
sic and dancing on Str.
Tashoo and. in xthe

Take a Boat Ride to Port Hurron on
Bg Str. Tashmo
Come to Detroit any day: this Summer, park your car ons the dock, and enjoy
this all-day sail over the great International Highway of Lakes andi Rivers.
Free Dancing on the boat. Splendid Cafeteria and Lunch Service.. See.
Detroit river, front, Belle Isle, Lake St. Clair, the -Flats andl the celebrated
"Venice of America." This cruise of 61 nmiles each way takes you -through
a constantly changing panorama of rare land and water-views.,
Port Huron, Sarnia, St .,Clair Flats, Alonrac-
Str. Tashmeoo leaves +Criswold St.- Dock at 9 a. in., Daily and Sunday; ar-
rive Port Huron 2 p. m. Returning, leave PORT HURON, -3:10 p. mn.,
arrive Detroit 7:45 p. m. iFekES_: Tashmoo P~ark or St.,Clair }Flats, weekdays
$1; Sundays, $1,25, R.T. Port Huron or Sarnia, Grnt., one way, $1I.10, R.T. $2.
half-way Detween, Detroit and Port Huron is Detroit's favorite. pieasure park
where you may spend six hours .and return: on..StrTashmoo in ~the eve-
ning. Free dancing in the pavilion; picnic in. the. grove, -basebaall, golf and
all outdoor sports and amusements.
Take Str. Florida; to St. Clair Flats or Taashnmoo Park, Lv. 1:30 p.m. Return
on _Sir. Tashmoo,-7:45 p., m., week days. SUNDAY S, Lv.:2 p... m. Returna
7:45 or 10:15 p. m. Three hours at Tashrroo Park; four hours at St. Clair
Flats; Fare, weekdays, ; R. T. Sundays, $1.2.5 R. T.
* " rezadins G. T. Ry.. between Detroit a,,d Port
Rafl road. Tickets Hunron, are, gooadcan steamers either directioaa

vi V-'
809, a
$1 ,275.
to shoe
ow w
3f the

and the average income of "admiring bog"; in the common-
ers and administrators as places of the household; both
The barest glance suffices scrawled lines of poetry on their'
~w that the public school em- cook book while bread was in the
s were xeceivjagng extremely oven, yet how delicate the New Eng-
vages. Although there have land Emily to the wildly romantic
some slight increases in girl of Haworth moor. Her avoid-
rs' salaries in some few parts; ance of the nature mania of Thor-
- :country, there can be no I eau, yet their kindred from Euro-
that they still rank far "down peans is well shown. Particularly
~t attractive is Miss Tagard's discus-

'he fact must also be faced that
iety will never consent to pay
se very deserving members rea-
ably normal salaries (the pre-
ence running to heavyweight
ilists and low-comedy actors)
Sthe members must, for this
son, make some arrangements
ong themselves whereby they;
eke out an existence when they#
no longer able to give away the
ts of their long and expensive
tning. Several methods have
n and are being tried, among
ich are pensions, annuities, and
up insurance. When we find
se failing in whole or in part,
e revision or some new arrange-
it will have to be made.
hae trustees of the retirement
d in Detroit recently published
port which made it plain that
trust was headed for a financialf
is, this despite announcements
he contrary which have come
n other sourcees. Apparently, at
present assessment basis, the .
nients on annuities coming due
more than the amounts being
in, so that the principal of the'
,t s being eaten into.
its situation is parelleled in
r sections. Logically, of course,
public in general should take1
of the matter. However, asj
cated before, the public is loathj
lace funds in such a way when1
sn see no returns from it. More1
Arai consideration would show,t
ever, that the decreased turn-
in teaching personnel, the
ter ability of the individualsr
cted to the profession, and the
.er type of service which would v'
riven under such guaranteed c~

sion 0of Emily's technique..Emily's
poetry leads one to gloat over
' words-over their excelent round;
syllables or high consonants. Bad
poetry is written with the same
words, sometimes; but we, sense at
a glance when the author has not
fully valued his currency ... Who,
except some h-ypersensitive subjec-
tive novelist, would describe a dog's
footsteps as 'intermittent plush.'
Proust and Dorothy Richardson do;I
such things in novels and wewer
of them, because their observations
have no form; impression follows
impression until the mind is giddy;
restraint, position are lost."
IAs a whole the book is particular-'
ly well done. 'Miss Taggard'sat
a-tempted solution of the lover mys-
tery, though not the final word on1
the problem, is earnestly handled. i
In her interpretation of EmilyI
Dickinson's poetry she has shown !
scholarly percision. Indeed it isY
the best interpretation of any yet
written. R. E. M.
times over the amount of the orig-
inal investment.
But failing any action of this
sort,, the teachers themselves shouldI
be able to make some arrangement o
for their own protection. ThreeJ
methods might be suggested for theJp
local systems: group insurance,In
participation in which is manda- a
tory; pension funds which pay is
small amounts and in which no h
withdrawals of funds will be per- b
mitted after they have been paid a{
in; or such salary distribution as tqi
would make possible a regular in- b1:
come during vacations, in time of e

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