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A Statesman from Australia Smart Frocks
(By W. B. Buler) time, Rocky mountain time, and Paci- Australian life that Mr. Gregory men-
Washington had scarcely seen the tic time on their trip to the coast. tioned was the fact that more than
Arms Conference end, when Senator Two or three o'clock is rather in one-half of the people live in the
G. D. Pierce, one of the greatest fig-odd time to land in Ann Arbor as far cities. Ie said that both prohibition
ores in Aura, w brogheett Ann eating is concerned, so we put site and the draft were proposed in his
tie so er dseres in Australia, was brought to Annheds together to devise a means by country, but, "Thank God, both were
Arbor by thd, Oratorical Association which we could satisfy the appetites defeated!" Horse racing is probably
to speak upon "Our Common Problems of the men and the desire of Mrs. the dominant sport, when for a month
in the Pacific" Pierce for some tea. After considering the big city life is a great carnival.
the Chop Suey establishments and the Motor car racing is not in evidence, for -
of us are incned to regard arious "greasy-elbow" institutions, gasoline sells for seventy-five cents a
a weD-known man as something at we camie to the conclusion that we gallon.
stractly ideal, a being, if one at all, might patronize the Union tap room Australia is a land of large coal re-,s
far removed from the realm of the and serve Mrs. Pierce her lunch in her sources and affords the principal
human being who regards obstruse room. I ha grave doubts about my' source of supply for Japan. Railroads
problems with the fa-seeing insight tbeing aile it transport the desired are government owned and efficiently
of Providence. Not until after the mn n ustenance sitioit distributing the conducted, but the various widths of -'
dies, do many of us reaize that he sme all the way from the basement to tracks in each of the six states is a
was, after all, a human with almost the fourth floor of the Union building. great drawback.
everything in common with its.;
For a man who had been so con- I found Mr. Gregory a very friendly
One Saturday noon, the day on esntly before the public eye and had and likable sort. His humor was keen,
IhalkenwithrPoerebloodtoafrind'traveled to such an extent, I found We attended the lecture later in the a
talked with Prof. Triiebi'tidii oilM Pr lierce that afternoon very ill at evening, where I felt that Senator gay btt of peasant em-
out the time of his arrival. For an ease. It was probably due to the long Pierce's talk was really a pact of hii, broiderg here or there the
htour Itwated, happy if I cold get patii im bo.eryIte wasee th
afewI wrdsvith. hep iteItonul eride from Buffalo without lunch that for he spoke eloquently and clearly g
a few words with the international fig- confused him. I made some sugges from only afwnts graceful lines, bateau neck-
ore, Finally I encountereit the gritiioup isdhm ioesm uge-fo nya fewr notes.i
consisting,15 Ilteruaied of o tions as tr the hill of fare, where he After the lecture I returned to the lines,
fessor Trueblood, Senatr amd rs. imuight find it, but my efforts at assist- Union and saw the Senator again.
esre, Mr.tIt.eid, eard r.s . nce were ineffectual. When we were From the depths of one of his coat - these are a few of Fash-
Gregory, The st three ni M.etit taking the tea up to his wife he would pockets ie produced a tobacco pouch to's Fick hints,
only allow me to lead the way, while and an old briar pipe, lit up, leaned
ed represented the commomseath it he carried the tray. I do not know back in the divan with a great deal of
Australia in the Washington Arms con- whether he had no confidence in my relaxed ease, and started to talk to
ference and are men of high rank in ability to stand up under its weight me. He was deeply interested in edu-
their country and n the estimation without spilling its contents or whether cation, especially of the higher type,
of the other statesmen. Mrs. Pierce hue was just independent and wanted because he himself had no advantages I
attracted my attention first by reason to do the thing himself. I must con- of training beyond high school. InT e Latest W ord
of her small deicate stature and her fess I think it was the latter, for he Australia, he said, the primary schools
quiet, reticent way. seemed to decline all services which have reached a state of development
Mr. Reid was an Englishman in he thought he could do himself. above that of most other countries, Capes.Of silk, crepe -
dress and speech, but an Anerican in "This maVs me feel that there are and are conducted by the state govern- even of tweed to match a
his business-like manner and attitude. some things in life worth while," ex- ment. The secondary institutions are s
Sic is the sot) of a famioims Emughishclaimed the senator as he finished his partly state and partly private, while
statesman of the sam tiue and bore slast morsel of club steak. His spirits the Universities are located in each of in the world of Spring Fash-
every mark of the refined breeding immediately brightened and he became the state capitals, In practice and
which he had received. Mr. Gregory more talkative. I pointed out the ideals the Australian universities cot- ion. Thre s the plaun cape
was still more of an English type, but carved table tops which adorned the bine the English and American meth- sith soft collar - and the
he possessed the quick, appreciative tiap roomc eilings and the tables them- ods. The universities at Melbourns
wit which I have found so many times selves. Ile was interested in these and Sidney are of a very high order. pous mouik cape with Wide
almost entirely lacking in men of hish and examined some of them carefully., Cultural education has a large place sleeves.
nationality. While Professor Trueblood was host in the curriculum. The school that
The whole party was hungry, in at a dinner for Senator Pierce, Mr. corresponds to our engineering col-
fact, almost famished. That I could Gregory was guest at my house, eye is called the "School of Mines,"
see in their eyes. Another mark of Speaking of Australia's work in the a misnomer, perhaps, but an institu-
their being highly human wa the fact Great War he pointed out how the tion with purely utilitarian purposes
that they were sadly "balled-up" by fiower of the nation, the young boys doing much for the country in supply-
the curious mixture of times that be- were the first to respond. Most of intg he nation with engineers of the
set this locality. I took some moments them thought that the fight would last first order.
to explain to them that our time was but a few days.e The mismanageusment "Many times, while traveling
an hour faster than the railroad time of the early campaigns caused whole- through the plains, I have seen a train
so that they did not arrive here at 1:23 sale destruction of the young blood. stop at some little cross road to pick
but at 2:23 in the afternoon. The oust- Mr. Gregory particularly emphasized up a single boy to carry him for more
look didn't seem any too optimistic the friendliness that the Australians than sixty or seventy miles to distant
when I explained to them that they have for the American soldiers, school. This is made possible by gov-
would experience Eastern time Central One of the peculiar things about (Continued on Page 8)
Money and Brains A
JN your quest for knowledge you should "Joan" frocks of crepe
not forget to form those habits of thrift Julian are meant for sport
which will do so much to make you a suc- Wear - or for class wear.
cess in later years. Withkhe Bramley collars of
Students anc Student Organizations are linen, and their neat plaited
cordially invited, to open Bank Accounts. sirts they are unusually at-
tractive at $16.75.
The Ann Arbor Savings Bank
Resources-Over $5,000,000.00 LIBERTY AT MAIN

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