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SUNDAY, MARCH 12, 1922 THE MICHIGAN DAILY MAGAZINE
"THE BEAUTIFUL AND THE sary to the story, because she fits in Meneffee, "I believe, steel wheels on
DANED" so well with the first part of the title. SteeV A uto W heels automobiles wilt be used practically
Dy F. Scott Fitzgerald Goria is beautiful and sophisticated, Prof. Ferdinand N. Menefee, of the altogether."
a very dangerous combination, and Engineering Mechanics department,
(A Review by L. J. H. therefore the second part of the title,. IEFRIIMS FO1 T'H CAMPUS
recently submitted a test report o ex- ,
There are various methods by which At times one can almost hear her POIITICS-,1 OIENICATION
a man may make a sorry figure of him- hiss through her pearly white teeth periments on a new type of steel wheel (Continued from Page 2)
self. He niay commit a rrimeecoofor (all beautiful women have pearly resembling outwardly the present be brought before the students is re-
white teeth.) "Why am I cursed with wood style. quired. This can be accoaplished by
vice-president, marry six women and this fatal beauty?" Of course Anhony "We got exactly the same elastic having acuts of all the prospective can-
have them all suing for divorce siiul- takes part in the war when America's relation between the wood and the diates published before election in
taneously, refuse a million dollar patriotism registeres a pneumonia fe- drop-forged steel wheel," said the re- the regular issue of the Daily or in
legacy, or write a had book. Of this ver, and is for a short time a corporal port which Professor Menefee re- in election extra. This would elmiin-
in a southein camp until his escapades turned. "From the standpoint of basic ate much confusion. The average vote
vast field of opportunities F. Scott result in his demotion. Fitzgerald as- wheel requirements it is my opinion is rendered less intelligent because
Fitzgerald has chosen the last men- isumes the attitude of a philosophical the drop-forged steel wheel marks a there exists, in many cases, a similar-
tioned, and as a result, we have his diplomat toward the war, and co-f very great advance in the craft of iy between the names of the candi-
latest novel, "The Beautiful and the siders it merely as a necessary outlet , forging and wheel manufacture." dates and those of other students.
Damned" (Scribers). for the nation's effervescent hysteria. For years manufacturers have been Then, too, many men on the campus
What will the Ku Klux Klansand the endeavoring to make steel wheels are more widely known by their nick-
What reason he may have had for American Legion say to that? which would have the same qualities names than by their real names. The
writing this curious mixture is hard, Every story must have a happy end-* of shock resistence and endurance un- proposed printing of the candidates'
very hard, to discover-unless-unless, ing, or else it cannot be a best seller' der stress as that displayed by wood photographs would bring the candi-
possibly, he needed money badly so Anthony and Gloria go through a wheels. Hany steel wheels of the date in closer relation to the voter. In
series of trials and re-trials to recover wire and disk variety as well as those Putting these ideas before the student
Certainly he could not have done ii from their grandfather's physician the having spokes have been invented it is my sincere desire to stimulate
for love, nor for honor in the field of thirty millions which the old man-yes and "perfected" but .tihe ones tested other minds and thus reach a better
honest letters. be finally dies-has neglected to leave by Professor Henefee seem to satisfy solution of the problem at hand.
"The Beautiful and Damned" is a to Anthony. The trials drag on, and on the ideal requirements most satisfac- ROBERT F. ADAMS, JR., '24L.
book of 449 pages, and is divided in- and finally the higher courts eventually torily
decide that since good whiskey is Not only may the methods used in "Civilization in the United States,
to three "books," each containing very expensive, Anthony needs the the making of this wheel be adopted au Inquiry by ThirtyAmegicans," is
three chapters. Like other books, it money more than the physician, who in the manufacture to better advai- raising a storm of comment both pro
contains sentences, paragraphs, and may always resort to the prescription tage of other 'types of forgings but and con. A Chicago reviewer suggests
each page has a border of one inch on scheme.. Besides, to help the situa- it probably marks a new epoch in the that a more appropriate title would be,
he right ansI a half inch on thisleft tion, and perhaps to make the boots manufacture of wheels. "What the Hlell's wrong with Amer-
adaptable to the screen, Fitgerald gives "In the future," remarked Prof ica?"
even as all books are printed. But the doctor permission to shoot him--- -.-
there any association which "The self. This he does in Hearst maga.-
Beautiful and Damned' may claim with zine style-it must be born in mind
other novels of any real meritmusmththat the story first ran serially in
the Metropolitan magazine. N o. 2 utofraphic
end. The book will probably run into a
It contains a foolish, weak plot- Isnun ber of editions with the help of 11
foolish because it is a hackneyed, weak clever advertising and the prestige 5 odak Jr.
because it has a best-seller flavor. of Fitzgerald's former fairly good
The main character is a young man novel, "This Side e( Paradise." The
Anthony Patch, a Harvard graduate literary half-wits will mistake the new
and the grandson of an erratic multi- novel for one of the same caliber, the >24ith Kodak
millionaire reformer. Anthony's one young Glorias will discuss it at tea L-
ambition in life is to have his grand- parties, and school teachers will con- .nastligmat
father die as quickly as the old man's demn it to their students and stay up1. 77lens
fast-failing health will permit, so that all night reading it themselves.
the family fortunes may be trans- The book is merely a sham, a pope- k1 "
ferred to him. In the meantime, while lar short story which has been amply
the old man is still fighting' off death padded, and doubtless flavored to meet
with handsome bribes of charitable the Metropolitan standards, a plain
and church organizations, Anthony attempt to get some ready money. The
manages to pass the time in drinking, result will be that its few good spots
and finally falling in love with and will be condemned, its bad stretches
marrying a young, eligible fapper will be praised, and in general it will
named Gloria Gilbert. Gloria is neces- I be discussed bootlessly.--
A. GO O DFOR all-round, day-in-and-day-out picture
making, the 2C has always particularly appealed
to us-we think it will particularly appeal to
I N V E S T M E N T you. It's compact and convenient to carry,
for example, and yet the picture it tamakes is
just short of post card size-27 x 4> inches.
B U Y J j7 " And 'then its lens equipment. The Kodak A astig-
mat is designed by Kodak experts and iantifactured
in Kodak factories for the particlar Kodak on which
O 7V E R C O A rT t is to be fitted. As a result lens and shutter and aux-
113. R C O A . T iliary equipmcnt are in perfect harmony-and better
pictures follow as a natter of course.
See it here. We are featuring the "2C' Junior"
L ess 3 3 1 -3%in our Kodak deparssent
Other Kodaks-all autographic-from $8.00 up
Brownies front $2.00 tip
CALKINS-FLETCHER CO.
WADHAMS & C0434S.SaeSre

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