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F'1f * tt1mr IAone of the finest college athletic
plants in the world.
The facilities of the building were M E
Al irI~i au ~ UIJ broadcast to the world, and other col- li
Published every morning except Monday leges, green with envy, proceeded to
e Boarthe Un ver ty SummdenteS Publia duplicate. It is true, of course, that -
tions. a student who is not for a Varsity C
The Associated Press is exclusively en- team dare enter the locker rooms for Three
dispatches eitedto repuication of at owse even a shower, much less use the merous f
credited in this paper and the local news pub- I equipment; and it is likewise true into a c
sthat the average student can not re- triangles
Ee redaateAn, shor, Mihiga, main on a Varsity or freshman squad. problem
postoffice as second. class matter. mi
Subscription by carrier, $.5o; by mail, The Varsity coaches have little en- fourth p
Ofiices: Press Building, Maynard Street, couragement for the man who is program
Ain Arbor, Michigan. merely out to gain physical develop- opening
EDITORIAL STAFF ment for himself, and the second week formanc
TelephIone 492A he reports he finds his locker cleaned The h
MANAGING EDITOR out with a note to see the coach. That happines
PHILIP C. BROOKS dignitary then informs him that the which e
Editorial Director......Paul J. Kern place for students with so little prom- company
City Editor....Joseph E. Brunswick ise physically is back at the gym- cursios
Feature Editor..... Marian L. Welles perin
nasium, and that his (the coach's) ern lau
Night Editors time must be spent in training the chuckle
Carlton G.ChampeH K. Oakes, Jr. Varsty athletesh e
John E. DviE. s Orville Dowzer So the gentlemen of the Men's Edu- Fren
T. E1. Sunderland S From'
cational Club must take care lest they the old
Reporters be deluded into thinking that this
E. M. Hyman Miriam Mitchell language
Mary Lister athletic development means a posi- die Snat
Robert E. Carson ettPulver tive benefit to the whole student body. dent
Wn. K. Lomason Louis R. Markus Only the Varsity athletes-the stu- cesm
dents who need physical training suesn.
BUSINES STAFF least-can partake of the cream of seasons.
Telephone 21214 our multi-million dollar athletic plant. six funr
BUSINESS MANAGER The rest of the students can exercise modern
LAURANCE J. VAN TUYL in obselete, overcrowded, and other- franknes
Advertising....... .....Ray Wachter wise unfit Waterman gymnasium. theme,t
Accounts ...........John Ruswinckel Varsity athletes from Ypsilanti State the pres
Circulation.............. Ralph Miller Normal college and the Detroit high The st
Assistants schools are allowed the use of the die aged
C. T. Antonopulos S. S. Berar Field house gladly, for they are in humiliat
G. W. Platt one case Varsity athletes and in an- their po0
Night Editor-ORVILLE DOWZERiother potential Varsity athletes; but ate by'
____tEdt__-___ ILE___ WER_ our own student body can never hope boys to
SATURDAY, JULY 9, 1927 to get closer to the facilities of the their w
building than the balcony from which than an
they are generously allowed to cheer. which h
TO ~ORRECT A POSSIBLE FALSE To suppose that any sudden revul- les do
IMPRESSION EIAsion of policy will take place when in a de'
the Athletic Association completes its that is
new field house is, of course, ridicu- sure, bu
"No university anywhere will lous, for it undermines the basic prin- ElsieF
have such a magnificent all-round ciple of intercollegiate athletics- artist of
athletic plant as will the Univer- which is "Athletics for the Few." Any is charm
sity of Michigan next January 1" altruistic motives which the Athletic fresh ch
-Coach Fielding IL. Yost in ad- Association may have in the construe- Mary B
dress to Men's Educational Club tion of the new building are belied by the ring
Tuesday night. the announcement that the swimming who pro
That statement is an inspiring trib. I pool will have accommodations for goei
uteht te poress of Michant a 1500 spectators. The unalienable Amy s
no doubt it was made in perfect sin- right of the student body to cheer is Ethel D
cerity, for in a large measure it is at least not to be denied, but as far as comlete
true. Tho.se who heard it, howeve, the student body as a whole is con- Robert
and are new to the campus, should cerned the "magnificent athletic facil- Spaniar
not be misled by a false implication. ities" offered consist of Waterman the Swe
They must not get the idea that that gymnasium, one of the most ancient teSe
"magnificent athletic plant" is for the relics on the campus. Frem hemb
studeit body of the University._Fritchie
These irreverent remarks abou ou' Man," t
intercollegiate athletic system no lI)SENSION O OLYMPUS Thet
doubt sound blunt and somewhat irre- It now seems that oie is not al- Edgeco
ligious. They are made with perfect lowed any privacy even above the ert Wet
sincerity, however, and with complete broad and heaving Atlantic when it is in thei
regard for the facts. Michigan's ath- possible for some newshound to Mrs. Dr
letic plant, as magnificent as it is, scrape up faint clues of scandal. Rockfor
is not for the student body as a whole, Commander Byrd and his aides, it ap- on to p
and the impression that this is the pears, are somewhat at odds in their up by t
case. is false and should be dissipated.1 accounts of exactly what happened to "Gam
Particular notice was taken in Pro- keep them from landing in Paris. interesti
fessor Yost's speech of the new field Several scfraps of evidence have its runI
house which is planned for Ferry been pieced together by a Chicago perform
field, and for which the contracts are Tribune correspondent to show that

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wives, three Y bands, au
flappers and ca e ,tc
omplicated set u.
in a new versia- t a
in "Cradle Sm: ' '. hr
production on
of the Rock ity&r
Monday, July 1, ,'or iv p
usbands decide to e.jh
s on a week-end huuag t,
nds in their reso on to a
their wives on e 3 >
in -the future. i & a d
gh vehicle, iavolvil ov
after another uti' i h
ds in a gloriou, rmr.
"Gammer Gui(ron's Ndic
est comedy in the P lsh
, the Players juml, 4 :ora-
chers," one of the most re-
tropolitan "hits. which ron
lly in New York ihr thre
It is considered one ut the
iest plays writ'.
theatre; and rep
ss in the hardl i
absolutely charts ' rv.a of
ertt American ae
ory centers abou t t ye mdud-
d women, exasperated ami
ed by the philanderings (ot
impous husbands who 'aoi-
hiring three young collee
fan the fires of jealousy n
ayward mates, ut rather
other mere "triangle play,
as been worked irom aepho-
wn, "Cradle 5nanierY an
lightfully new manthr, ce
thoroughly modern, to he
tequally sensible -md logical
elHerndon Kearns, the a1mi
the Rockford Players, who
ning her audiences with each
haracterization, will play the
oland part of Susan Martin,
-leader in the trio of wives
ve that "What's sauce for the
Lapplesauce forthegander."
Loomis is cast " as the proper
)rake, and Frances Horine
es the triangle as Kitty Ladd.
Henderson is playing the
d, Jose Vallejo; Paul Faust
de, Oscar; and Franz Rothier,
ered for his work as Oscar
in "The Butter and Egg
he adventurous Henry.
three husbands are Charles
mbe, Samuel Bonnell and Rob-
zel; and Helen Hughes is cast
ingenue role of Anne Hall,
ake's niece, Evelyn Olson of
d, Illinois, has been brought
ay one of the flappers picked
he philandering husbands.
mer Gurton's Needle," the
ng old English novelty, ends
with a matinee and evening
ance today.

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pjace n t be in hnt w Pher. Y Iave acqui-ed a tan, or at least a sunburn, of which you are proud.
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to be let soon. The new structure will all is not well in the Byrd ranks. He
contain, it is pointed out, a number of points out that it was the unemo-
indoor tennis courts, wrestling facil- tional Balchen who had been brought
ities, squash courts, handball courts, along as a sort of supercargo who
courts for indoor baseball, and a giant really piloted the America during al
swimming pool, in addition to golf the .time that it was lost in France
nets. At;first glance one would think and not Acosta who was supposed to
that this meant the dawning of a new do it; that although Byrd says that
era for' the student athletic facilities 3ne compass failed to work there were
of the University, but for those who two others which were probably
are familiar with the policy of the working; that although supposedly
present field house, and the whole pol- lost they were able to strike north
icy of intercollegiate athletics here and land on water; that while the
1lsewhere, the very idea that the others say they could see nothing,I
olde od , a whole will reap any Balchen says he saw a light; that
beneitsfrom nthis nw building is too when they landed in the water they
tabsu t enrtpinIq all stiruck out for themselves, al-
liihig aeadyias one'feld house though Acosta had suffered a broken
la g enourN o thcaeeorhe modest collarbone and one arm was useless
noe s o the student 46yas a whole, and all four should naturally have
ittat body w e allowed to use it. looked out for each other after being
isnot n year since our direc- 40 hours together; Acosta and Bal-
I rI ' 1'I -$L 110Jlo
4o tmiecs was giving glowing chen disagree about who piloted the
aont egli th mile track, the ship over France; that Byrd stated
Meetr oa tnalT 'iamond and football he feared to land for fear of hurting
gridiro the handbal, courts, and the someone or something although there
YaskN cedrts of that building. At. would be few people abroad at 2
at t ,li six years ago, the students o'clock in the morning; and that there
had not become familiar with the pol- would naturally be dissatisaction
icy of inter-collegiate athletic asso- among the crew when they could not
't't6ios, and they gathered the im- find Paris.
rgsion that perhaps all of them 1 The Tribune's correspondent is very
,b6uld partake of the advantages of ingenius to put all this together, but
'he new building. what really does it mean? The
They were sadly disillusioned before achievement of the four men was
very long, however, for the first thing glorious enough, even if there was
that was done when the new building some mar on their relations with each
was opened was the erection of signs other. The type of journalism that
inviting spectators to proceed to the likes nothing better than to defame
balcony. This announcement does all of humanity's heroes in a slightly
not assume any peculiar significance lower class than the type of histor-
until one realizes that every student ians who would muckrake all the
who is not a potential Varsity athlete dead heroes of history. le ranks ini
is a spectator as far as the Athletic a lower class because the dead men
Association is concerned. can't be. harmed.

- When grandmother arrives on the
scene in "Father's Affair," the attrac-
tion beginning Monday night at the
Bonstelle Playhouse in Detroit, things
begin to happen fast and furiously.
The audience will find itself hurrying
to keep up with everything. "Fath-
er's Affair" handles the eternal tri-
angle delicately.
It is not built around any single
character or person; it is a story of
three generations and is the kind of
a play that will find.counterparts in
an audience of all ages. It exposes
the foibles of forty; it teaches twenty
the road to happiness; and makes
three score and ten the contented
judges and jury of their grand-pro-
Arthur Harry, in writing this play,
has attacked the divorce evil from a
human standpoint-no character is
hiding a lurid past--it is the unfaith-
fulness of man and wife from an
open-minded view.
Preceding the performance, there
will be a short dance program by the
Bonstelle-Cassan dancers including
Mlle. Cassan, Thayer Roberts and
Olga Fricker. The curtain will rise
I at 8:15 o'clock as usual.
gloats in such discoveries is somewhat
discounted when we remember the
great and lasting tribute that these
four men made to aviation.
The discovery that Mr. Coolidge
got large portions of his Gary speech
from an encycolpedia has created a
tremendous commotion among the
Great Statesmen who make up their
history and statistics as they go
along.-Detroit News.
Maybe the campaign can be resumed
from the doldrums by having the
Democratic nominee next year get
Nicarague or somebody to recognize
him as our defacto President.-De-
troit News.

It was boasted with pride that
there were -locker facilities for some
2,000 or so athletes in the new build-
ing, and the statement was true. Not
only were the locker facilities there,
but there were water softeners, rub-
bing rooms, and apparatus that made,
as the Athletic Association predicted,

Perhaps even the brave and daring
correspondent who pieced this scan-
dal together would have found things
not conducive to perfect tranquility
in a flight of forty hours, during
which neither land nor water could be
seen for over half the time, and even
the type of yellow journalism that


Gyin~ Wh a Refractories-Foor
Grndny M hiand Stair Thles

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