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THE SUMMER MICHIGAN

DAILY

PAGE THREE

BOOKS OF THE DAY

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Marching On. By James Boyd. New and endures two years of prison life,
York: S'cribner. 1927. $2.50. x until near the end of the war he is pa-
Here is a book which was the logi- roled through the Colonel's influence,
cal choice of the Book-of-the-Month and goes home, sick and nerve-shat-
club for it will likely please everybody, tered, to be nursed back to health at
both those who like good reading and the Prevost mansion by Stewart. The
those who appreciate good writing as Colonel has finally captivated seeing
well. It lacks one quality, however, #that his daughter has given her heart
which keeps it somewhat below Boyd's Ito James. He treats him as an equal

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ENROLLMENT ENDS
FOR DANCE CLASS
Enrollment in the natural dancing}
classes will close the first of next
week. A few vacancies still remain.!
The class is now working out a pro-
ject for a dance drama to be present-
ed to the public at the end of the Sum-
mer session. The project will take
the forin of a dramatization of some
story set to music. Work is progres-
sing rapidly and a great deal of in-
terest is being shown.
TEA IS POSPONED
Because of the matinee performance
of the Rockford Players, and the Sen-
ate reception this evening, the daily
tea for women will not be held this
afternoon. Teas will continue next
week as usual, and the women are
urged to attend.

NEWS BRIEFS
(By Associated Press)
WASHINGTON, July 7.-The United
States has one automobile in opera-
tion for each five of its citizens, the
automobile division of the department
of commerce announced today, bas-
ing its figures on a recent survey.
It was estimated that 95 per cent
of all the automobiles operating in the
world are of American origin, though
a considerable portion of them were
assembled in foreign branches of Ame-
rican factories.
HILO, Hawaii, July 7.-The huge
Kilauea volcano, slumbering for ages,
awoke today and poured streams of
lava from its crater. Halemaumau,
4,000 feet above the earth trembled as
the giant roused to activity.
Native Hawaians cast berries and
other offerings into the fire to appease
Psle, goddess of the volcano.
Warning of the impending eruptionj
was registered by the seismograph at
the observatory* at the crater rim

which recorded four slight tremors of
the earth in the two hours preceding
last midnight.
CEDAR POINT, Ohio, July 7.-Five
large railroad companies are consid-
ering supplementing their rail ser-,
vice with air passenger service, Wil-
liam T. MacCracken, Jr., assistant
secretary of commenrce for aviation,
declared here tonight. MacCracken,
secretary of the American Bar associa-
tion, is here to address the Ohio Bar
association in annual convention.

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THE""UMMERMIC"IGAN DAILY-PAG- THRE

made here tonight. Clark Howell, Sr.,
continues contracturally as editor and
publisher of the Constitution, as does
Maj. Clark Howell, Jr., as business
manager.
CLASSIFIED ADS.
FOR SALE-Modern house on Oak-
land ave.; 8 rooms, all conven-
iences, garage, shade trees, ideal
location.. Call 5502 oflice, or 7926
evenings only. 110-11
WAN'ED-Student able to read

previous novel Drums as a literary
achievement: reality of characteriza-
tion; but, anyway, Drums came first
which is an advantage, and there is
really no need for comparison. BoydI
has not done here for the Civil War
what he did in Drums for the Revolu-
tion, .but perhaps he is not attempting
to.

in spirit and in action. Truly, "TJ
colonel's lady and Judy O'Grady.
"Surely," you are saying, "this
nothing more nor less than an old hi
torical romance." But it is an old hi
torical romance written in mode
style. There is nothing overly sent
mental, the writer has introduc(
'seemingly authentic sidelights of t]

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French, to do typewriting. Call 9217
ATLANTA, Ga., July 7.-Verification in the morning or after five o'clock.
of report of sale of the Atlanta Con-
stitution to Col. Luke Lea and Rogers LOST-Wednesd ay eveningin gi r
( Cadwel o theNasvile Teneseea of library, white gold rimmed glass-
Ca'dwell, of the Nashville Tennesseean es. Return Box 196, Daily ofice.
and Memphis Commercial Appeal was Reward. 11-12

The quality of good reading, espe- itime, and has admirably held himself
cially when it does not depend too en- down generally, so that I really pre-
tirely on narrative interest or novelty, fer a novel such as his odcasionally to
is nqt to be sneezed at, and it is easily a steady diet of Dos Passos and Ford
seen that Marching On will be enjoyed Maddox Ford.
by many for this alone. It is very fair, The outstanding fault of the novel
I think, to both the North and the is that the characters lack reality for
South, but of course some few vigi- ais tha t hratrc asityefo
lantes will wish to take exception to all the painsuthe author has gone to
Mr. Boyd's historical treatment, which;give them authenticity. The Colonel
really is not so very deep, but, on the is a regulation Grade A colonel, South-
other hand, shows considerable delv- ern type, the heroine is really not
ng into original sources and great ,much more than a dress (a gently
ing~~cw~vn intooriina sorcesandgret * mus1lin was

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READ THE WANT ADS

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ENJOY A REAL VACATION!
Visit Detroit and
PUT-IN-BAY
Both picturesque and historical is beautiful Put-In-Bay.
Here abounds interest for young and old. There is bathing,
dancing, sailing, mysterious caves, picnic groves and
Perry's monument beneath which the dust of heroes lies.
The palatial steamer Put-In-Bay leaves the foot of First St.
(Detroit) daily at 9 a.m. returning at 8
p.m. R. T. fares: $1.00 week days. $1.50
Sundays. Steamer runs thru to San-
,* dusky daily making connections with
451Cedar Point Ferry. Thru to Cleveland
viaPut-In-Bay.

understanding of them.
The story is of James Fraser, a de-
scendent of the Revolutionary Frasers
of Drums, now somewhat low in the
social scale of Southern life, but dis-
tinctly not a cracker nor a poor white.
His family live decently in the back-
woods of North Carolina with full
pride in their noble ancestry. , James,
the eighteen-year-old hero of the
novel, falls in love with Colonel Pre-'
vost's daughter, but his sense of in-
feriority, even though he knows he is
not truly inferior, makes him so sensi-
tive to supposed slights that he needs
must go away from her to Wilmington
where he becomes an expert railroad
worker. When the war comes on he
goes back to Beaumont, his home, and
joins the Cape Fear Rifles, commanded
by the Colonel's son. Here he sees
Stewart, of whom he is constantly be-
coming more enamored, and she prom-]
ises to answer his letters if he writes
to her. James goes through the war
taking part in only two engagements,
is captured by the Yankees in the last,

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my general impression), and the he
is just a fresh-faced, mill-run her
The minor characters, negroes, so
diers, workmen, saloon frequenter
etc., are much more real, it seems1
me. There are some fine, well-draw
characterizations among them, Bill t
brakeman, for example.
On the whole, one cannot help likir
the book, but one should still remer
ber that it falls into a minor catego
of literature.

Enjoy these Evenings
in an

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ASHLEY & DUSTIN STEAMER LINE
Foot of First St. Detroit, Michigan

Perry Monument
Drive to Detroit and
enjoy the
DANCING
MOONLIGHTS
Leave Detroit 8:45 p.m.
Return 1:30 p. 4m.
Fare: Wednesday and
Thursday, 60c.
Saturday,Sunday and
Holidays. 75c.

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CEDAR POINT
On Fridays a special excursion is run
to Cedar Point. Steamer stops one hour
Sundays. With its huge hotels, electric
park, magnificent bathing beach and
board-walk it can rightfully be called
the Atlantic City of the West.
Write for Folder.

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Your Attendance at -
Important Extension Sale
will prove highly profitable to you!

In order to

reduce our stock

to make ready for remodeling
with sharp price reductions.

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operations, our sale continues

trucks with a promptness that is fitting.
will never be disappointed if you call

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Dresses for Every Summer Time Need!
Street, Afternoon, Evening and Sport Dresses, grouped at -prices which
offer matchless style at unprecedented savings. Many are reduced more
than half of former price.

A Group at $10.75
A Group at $15.00

A Group at $25.00
A Group at $35.00

4219

A Group it $45.00

Coats
Hair,
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Stylish Coats Greatly Reduced
Jor every occasion, in every favored Mode-Satins, Twills, Camel's
Fancy Plaids, etc.-This Sale offers unexpected reductions.

Group at $19.75
Group at $25.00

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Group at $35.00
Group at $45.00

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$49.5Q
$59.50

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LINGERIE JN DAINTY COLOR-
INGS AT GREAT SAVINGS

A Group of Teddies-
Step-ins-Vests .....
A Group of Gowns-
Step-ins-Teddys at .

.$1.95
$2.95

SWEATER AND SKIRT
SPECIALS
A group of smartly styled sweaters, in
all color combinations at.........
A group of beautiful skirts of Kasha
Flannel and Silk at...............

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We close on Saturday
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$5
$5

during July
and August

LIBERTY AT FIFTH

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