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F CF sIX THE MICHIGAN DAILY SUNDAY, sUNE 3, 1923
lie will go through the country in that of Mrs. Bryant for an analysis
a propaganda train, carrying thou- of the men and women who brought
B O 1sands of pamphlets and posters and it about, and some prophecy of what
a motion picture apparatus. urging may come. From them he will get a
the people to work the soil, to learnpcoe o m Russiaas wi lygto:
n to read, to treat animals kindly. Sincepicture of Russia as it probably is:
the days of the famine he has gone a tremendous opportunity, an unpar-
-- from village to village, talking with alleled experiment, a heartening
the peasants and urging them to help promise. For Russia is not either
Perhaps the most successful pr. those who have less than themselves. by nature or practice a nation of
REVOLUTIONARY a of all is that of Michael ainin, Ile eats, gossips, and smokes with savages living in wilful ignorance,
president of Soviet Russia. Before thei farm hand, porter, publicity man, or and indulging in wanton destrlucfion.
REFLECTIONS revolution he was a studious but d ,- cobbler, ansd to at of them hte it Whether one likes it or not, he must
pcrately poor peasant living in the "Comrade" Kalinin. And, says Mrs. admit that even in her darkest days
village of Volost in the summer, and Bryant, "the remarkable thing is that Russia has managed to lead the world
THE lIfRORS OF )MOSCOW By laboring in the factories of Petro- when he gets back to Moscow he in painting, in music, in drama, and
Louis Bryant. Seltzer. $2.0. grad in winter. With the rise o the i akes no effort to shake the dust oh in writing, and I have more than one
Reviewed by Carroll Lane Fenton Bolshevists he attained promin nc i in the provinces from his boots, he rath- friend wlo maintains that she is lead-
Uuiirsrsity of Michsigssn the various land committees, and o siakes a point of remaining dis- ing in politics. Peters and Derschln-
In the summer of 1922 Nikolai Le- achieved immense popularity. DIurlssi tinctly a villager. tie receives yoU sky form one side of Russia, it is
nin lay ill in the country, with an Sverdloff's ptresidency, Kalinin servedi his Moscow office wearing the true, and it is a side that is no more
sin 'sa ill in th contry, iiti an as mediator between the soviets of same old mended spectacles, the same admirable than that of our own con-
pae responsible for the bullet were the cities and the soviets of the peas- thi adbare coat. an- . . . . se 5am4 try which is represented y William
plcreponsihle forte hishde ere aants, and on Sverdloff's death he was heart and mind." Burns and Francis P. Garvan. But
rought hefore a court, and after a
ng trial in which their tw elected president. iTo those who -iave read Williams' let us be fair; let us grant that Lenin,
r d e gilw s Kalmu, like most of the Russian "Through the Russian Revolution," Peter Stootchka, Antonov, and Tchi-
proved over and over again, were sen- leaders, is not religious. Re has seen Mrs. Bryant's volume is rather tam . cherin represent another side of Rus-
the decree, and; in the face of his ad- too much of life to have faith in all- She knows the revolutionists, but she sia, and Anisoff, Prokofieff, Chaliapin,
visors, forced the court to commute powerful gods -that exercise their has not lived the revolution, as did Stanislavsky, and Gorky still another.
the sentenced power only to collect money for the Williams, and consequently she can And surely a nation that, in the midst
indolent priesthood. At the same time, write nothing that equals his picture of revolution, will point such a man
Ttat is one side of the man who he knows how much religion means of Antonov imploring his Red Guarf as Anatol Lunacharsky to supervise
for years has been the real head of to the average peasant, and so he to spare the Whites--even after the its art and education, or Stanislavsky
revolutionary Russia. As Mrs. Bryant tolerates it gravely and mildly. And Whites had tricked him almost to to lead its drama,-surely a nation
pictures uim,, e is a man whom not he exercises the same tolerance to- defeat. Indeed one should take the that will do such things is a nation
even his enemies can defame sue- ward the extreme communists, with'two books together: that of Williams' that believes heart and soul in the
cessfully. ftue, he is a communist, whom he has not a little sympatny. for the story of what happened and better parts of civilization.
ansid that is enough to damn hit in the
eyes of l tall tuose siho beliesev t t ntI11tIN111YI11111111illlii1111111h111illilillillllit lillit itilli H iiM
revolution can he a good revolution _
unless it occurred several decades
ago. Yt he a communistwhois Bound for VacationLands
willing to abandon his dearest tlucr- B o n
les when necessary; who is willing to
accept modified capitalism when con
ditions make modified capital essenW- .,*t e
tial to the existenee of his nation.
Lenin does not indulge in grand
opera heroics, for he knows they do m rtC o
nn cne goos, and many people harm Smart and Coo
Iistud, he thrives to manage htus-
,s with as great efficiency as is pos-
cb , and on as nearly occidental Dance evenings a-re by far the most socialy pre-
lines as may be in a semi-oriental ua- ? tensios ot Sumer*resot occasions f coo-re
tis . Naluralty, he has made mss-
takes. i lIe has recognized them and you will want to look your best-4 ail-ty stm-
dne I beet to correct them. In- mery frock will grace any such affair,
d d. a hue 'tands in Mrs. Bryanta
portrait. Nikolea Lenin Is almost awe-1- It getting to the dance necessitates a trip s the
some in his efficiency, his supehu- -country club a cape will prove a welcoe item
m an calm, his desperate earnestness
for the good of his people. One can - n you -ardrohe, its I use foi will protect
not but admire him, and one suspects ryou gon without lessening its dainty criepses.
that. had Frank Harris done the writ-
inz. one would love him as well. But uSports hats of light felt and fahric that may le
Mrs. Bryant is a Journalist rather " -rBily tuced tnto yorlgage are'clut eough
than a biographer, and even thoughpeytrodtsun y or ae are jut at
slie makes Lenin human, she doe - pruhectien fros the sun romps a mqat at-so-
not quite succeed in making him lov uve group of vacation hats priced fro 5. u .
able
With Trotzky, however, she doe - "Camping is a great sport whether you make a
somewhat better. - Of course, she whole Summer of it or Just scoot to the woods
makes it plain that he is vastly i-
feeer o Lnin ye heisso ra IR'~(T~(c~for a week-end. It takes a speial sort of cl~tes
ferior to, Lenin; yet he is so dra, FR OC K S --
matic an originator, so much of a -knickers. -
genius In his ability to organize, that
he comes in for a-very great.share - THAT ARE CRISP AND COOL in every vacacion wardrobe there say welie a
of the small glamour to be found is Pleated Skirt for they combine most attacutv6e y
the book. Almost equally picturesquehc g a o-
as Enver Pasha, Madame Kollontal,- with either light sweaterscostaeorSports
and Commissar Tchicherin. The man blouses to achieve a variety of costumes. Priced,
wtBIIEREVER you are Vacationing you will
who managed to outwit the British very specialty #9.75.
detectives in a Riga prison, escape it want to include in your assembly of Sum-
an aeroplane, and sail into Moscow, r s, ;
Is something of a hero. That he mer frocks, eo-itrtablecool, and modish-Tub
promises to effect an understanding. Frocks. They are real summer-comfort sattir
or the beginning of an understandig' - their crisp, dainty styling m taking them appealing
between Russia and the world of MA-
bammedanism gives him significance during the hot weather.
as well as heroism.
Those who believe that .bolshevism-
ans dr k uniformity, subserviency The finest of ginghams in new and novel styles,
to regulation, and the downfall -of
eccentric genius should ponder over the most vivid of ratines -in straight line modes,
the portrait of Tchicherin, head of the trimest of linens in cool colors, and the
the Foreign -Office. Here Is a man
who is a born aristocrat, a former smartest of Swisses and voiles appear in modes

member of the czar's diplomatic serc- that attract feminine eyes. Priced from $i.95 up.
vice, who is the most delicate and
aloof of all the cultured group. He
works at night because he likes to,;.
and his staff work at night because - (X- s. Second Floor)
they like Tchicherin. fHe abominates
order, wears the most disreputable of
clotking, and almost refuses to ride In
automobiles. oIn the midst of an im-
portant negotiation he will sharpen
a pencil. or act as his own office boy.
Yet he works in harmony with 11 enin,
who dislikes eccentricity as a preach
er dislikes the devil, and more than-
once has forced his will against that
of the Premier. ' fin itt1iit EfififtHIttl fftfiftlilltIIIIIH i llIIIM.1illtull naitaititatim"4,1"

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