At a recent meeting in Chicago, at which greater liberties for teacher s, including the right to teach their ssg
"The churches are discovering, but
n ideas instead of those prescribe d. A "Magna Carta" for the profession was suggested, and one of the lead-y
are not fully awake to the appaling
s expressed herself in favor of sh ort skirts, short hair, and no laws against teachers. extent to wich their losses are tened-
power no less. For the reader who ing," Dr. Carroll writes. "No church
wants adventure and excitement, I appears to have escaped the heavy
can recommend the book highly; for toll of losses, no matter how careful-
BOOK OF THE DAY he who desires mystery and romance, ly administered."
it is well suited; and the seeker after j Dr. Carroll asks whether or not
beauty will find what he has been the big financial drives of the churches
A rBhit to be illusion seeking for, 'an artistic masterpiece. are to blame to some extent for the
hliapsody: A iream Navel. Bylu although she knowstsion J. S. T. falling off in memberships.
hur Schnitzer. New York: Simon it seems real and troubles her sleep.
Schuster. 1927. $1.35. It is not difficult to imagine an in- ":11111n1111llli1111111110t i 1 f i mmil 111 11111111
)nce in a while we get from Europe tresting novel built on this founda-
ovel that has, in a modern setting, tion, but Schnitzler's novel does moretheDRU
the charm and mystery of the ages. than hold the interest. It rouses InSW F '
is something which the newness the reader almost undefinable yearn-
our country seems not to permit ings for beauty in some form. Life E 340 S. STATE ST.
American novels. They may have seems exotic, strange, and enchant-
reshness which is lacking in the ing-sordidness and commonplaces -for-
ropeans, but they cannot achieve slip away under the spell of the en-
t atmosphere which makes any- chanter. Then we are brought back Fountain Service
ig, beautiful . or ugly, appear pos- to reality and shudder with the op-
e. Arthur Schnitzler's "Rhapsody" pression of ugliness until we are againOre Mk e ep
ms to embody this elusive equality. carried off on the wings of dreamy Our Malted Milks are delicious
ere is in the novel a mixture of illusion.
tasy-and realism-rather strange A great deal of the power of the "=Sodas I0c.
fellows, and only possible in a booly to awaken these dreams and
ter whose prose is more poetic longings is due to the poetic quality. Come in and get a refreshing drin4
n verse. It is in reality a collection of poems!-
'he story is either a dream, inter- joined by a few prose passages. There,
rsed with flashes of reality, or life is a lyrical beauty and an Imagery 1 i111U11111111111111111111111111111111111111111 1 11011 1i1 11
broidered by fantastic dreams. Fri- which makes any writing ;poetry, no__
in and his wife, Albertina, during matter what the apparent form.
evening in which their love has led "Suddenly we came into a sort of
m to hurt each other by suspicions clearing in the mountains enclosed RAEE !-
1 questions, finally confess to cer- Ion three sides by the forest, while a a
n dream unfaithfulnesses. Neither' steep wall of rock towered up in the Today and Friday
3 been physically untrue, but each back. The sky was blue and starry,
3 passed through a time of vague with an expanse far greater than it THE YELLOW BACK NORTON COMPANY
gings for another person, which ever has in reality; it was the ceilingdWoRCEsER.,MASS.
vever culminated in action. These of our bridal-chamber." The Rockford Players ad
Lfessions leave 'them rather troubl- j The novel is not all beautiful, but mitted free at any show.
and both go on a series of adven- it is always powerful and seldom SPEED
es, Fridolin in the city, and Al- drops below the intense pitch reached Soon "THE WRECK" TRANNSP RTATION
tina in her dreams. But Fridolin's, soon after it begins. One gets the
:turnal escapade has the mysticalI mood of the thing and hates to stop
dlity of a beautiful dream, and Al- when it closes. I read it through R A (RA