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Pi 1AiS
MI julal

by J. V. Cunliffe. The Mac-
Co., New York.

from Personnel to
Journey; T.drip to
Many Cities

Make West-

The Christmas con.cert to be given
r the Glee and Mandolin club in Hill
tditorium Friday, Dec. 15, will be
e of the biggest productions the
ubs have ever attempted as far as
imber of voices and mandolins are
incerned. There will be about 70
this production, and from these
en, 40 will be picked to make the
stern trip, 20, including managers
id assistant managers, from each
The club will touch first at Fort
ayne, on Dec. 21; St. Louis, on Dec.
; Grand Island, Neb., Dec. 24; Lar-
nie, Dec. 25; Cheyenne, Dec. 26;
enver, Dec. 27; Sterling, Dec. 28;
olorado Springs, Dec. 29; Pueblo,
ec. 30; Newton, Kan., Dec. 31; To-
>ka, Jan. 1; Cedar Rapids, 2, and
ill finish the tour at the South Shore
)untry club, Chicago, Jan. 3
Some of the features of the Christ-
as concert and of those on the trip
ill be a banjo sextet, a string quar-
t, formerly called "the Midnight
>ns"; the old favorite Varsity quar-
t, and, to add a bit of the comique,
e Comedy Four has been organized.
iese groups are practicing hard and
The personnel of the club has been
.nounced as follows:
Glee Club.
Faculty manager, Prof. C. B. Vib-
rt; president, Horace L. Davis, '17;
ce-president, Leonard 0. Aldrich,
; student manager, Maurice Nic-
's, '17; assistant managers, C. W.
sher, '18, H. W. Gustin, '18, G. C.
ack, '18; director, Prof. Theodore
arrison; leader, C. B. Sikes, '16.
First tenor, H. L. Davis, '17, J. L.
kscoll '18, G. K. Bolender, '18, D. P.
ood, '19, Leman Scott, '18, C. F. Wat-
n, '18, H. Liebeskind, '18, K. Keena,
, R. R. Cherryman, '19, T. S. Bar-
Second tenor-W. R. Stark, '19, L.
Dorsey, '19, Prescott Smith, '18, E.
ardy,'1,F W. Sullivan, '18, C. C.
iley, '17, Joe Palma, '18, F. W.
over, '18.
First bass-E. L. Zeigler, '19, Dean
eButts, '18, R. Hardy, '17, M. Ba-
rd, '20, R. R. Dieterle, '18, W. S.
esterman, '17,, Paul Wilcox, '18, C.
Sikes, '17, J. M. Bailey, '19, A. T.
ewer, '8
Second bass-C. S. Lawyon, '18, R..
McCandless, '18, L. A. Lundquist,
, E. F. Hagen, '17, J. Fischback, '17,
. L. Kemp, '18, C. F. Weaver, '19, Sid-
y Shipman, '17, Harry Carlson, '17.
Accompanist, Ben . Clark, '18; or-
ist, Frankz A. Taber, '17.
Mandilin Club.
Director, Mr. Earl V. Moore; leader,
0. Leininger.
First mandolin-O. 0. Leininger,
illis Brodhead, '17, W. C. Allee, '18,
W. Becker, '18, R. Wheeler, '17, A.
Richards, '11, J. R. St. Clair, '19, J.
Stevens, '18, R. S. Moors, '18.
Second mandolin-Paul Steketee,
, C. H. Mattern, '19, C. 0. Thomp-
n, '19, Carl Gingrich, '19, H. H.
hittingham, '17, P. L. Kamper, '18,
F. Kohr, '17, G. E. Dake, '18.
Third mandolin-L. F. Laverty, '19,
. L. Underwood, '18, S. G. Pratt, '18,
F. Steketee, '19, Paul Harsha, '18.
Mandola-Leonard Aldrich, '17.
Guitars-P. J. Carroll, '18, W. F.
ockett, '17, D. B. Gardner, '17, W. 0.
hnson, '17, C. S. Seabrook, '17, A. D.
oney, '17.
Flute-R.'M. Kempton, '18.
Cello-L. N. Parker, '17.

i has been said by various critics,
both in this country and in Europe,
that the ;re .ent war has put a stop
0) lit&ay work of any more than a
very evanescent value. Yet this
auraology of poems which the war hair
produced possesses a very permanent
Long after the war has become a
thing of maps and histories, thereal
history of the time may be preserved
in just such a collection as this. These
are poems written by those outside
the conflict, and those inside the fir-
ing line. They come from five na-
tions and are written in many differ-
ont moods. They range from the
searching indictment of Harold Bag-
bie's "Neutral?" to the poems writ-
ten from the trenches, such as "Into
Battle," by Julian Grenfel, an English
captain who was fatally wounded in
the siege of Ypres. One realizes the
heroism of the average soldier more
plainly in such a poem than in one
coming from someone who writes
about the heroism of the soldier.
In all the contributions from poets
of recognized rank there are of
course some fine bits of poetry. Among
these are Rupert Brooke's "Soldier,"
John Masefield's "The Island of
Skyros," Alice Meynell's "Summer in
England," and Louis Untermeyer's
"The Laughers."
All the poetry in this collection may
not be good poetry, some of it is crude
in workmanship and commonplace in
conception. Yet running through it
all is a fine threadof heartache and
sorrow. For this quality, and because
it will always possess this quality,
"Poems of the Great War" deserves
its place in the literature of the fu-
For her Xmas gift remember Bloom-
field's chocolates in yellow and blue.
Bloomfield's. N. U. 10-12



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* fashionable audience that taxed the RAILROAD WOULD BOOST RATES
* capacity of the house. -
I Washington Times - Washington, Will Renew Fight in Legislature That
Square Players of New York are a Failed in Last Session
* real novelty at Belasco.
* Washington Star-The Washington Lnsing, Mich., Dec. 11.--Michigan's
* Square Players of New York, at the legislature, heavily Republican, con-
* Belasco theater, justified the compi- venes in January to face the task ofj
*mnfg th t hefetv tdd thie new oiitln



passenger rates from two cents a mile
to two and one-half or three cents.
Efforts of the railroads to get per-
mission to boost passenger fares will
be a renewal of the fight that went
against them in the last legislature.
At that time their proposal was turned
down by a bare margin of half a dozen
After years of agitation, adoption of
the budget system in the state's fi-
nances seems assured. Governor-elect
Sleeper is pledged to the reform, and
it was endorsed in the platforms of
both major parties.
The Michigan Daily for service.

Orpheum - Douglas Fairbanks menu nL
* in "Manhattan Madness." Also *
* Triangle comedy. * AT THE MAJESTIC.
* Arcade - Viola Dana in "The * Girls at vaudeville shows are
* Light of Happiness." Mutt & * usually behind the footlights, but this
* Jeff cartoon. * week at the Majestic there is one a
* * little more ambitious than the or-
* * * * * * * * * * * dinary kind. By the aid of a big 11-
jluminated new moon, she floats out
AT THE WHITNEY. over the audience.
_____ IAnderson's Gir revue has plenty of
In the forthcoming locapresentagirls, good songs, and they get them
across in record time for so large a
tion of the latest Winter Garden ex- company.
travaganza to go on the road, "A E. Harry Adler and Anna Arline in
World of Pleasure," which is sched- "A New Idea," have a comic-hyponotic
uled to play at the Whitney theater offering that is as funny as it isn't
Saturday, Dec. 16, promise is given iWill Morris does some fast and com-
of a most pleasing entertainment. This mendable work in his pantomimic
latest comedy is declared to be one of cycling act, and his make-up helps
the best productions ever sent on a him get across some good comedy.
tour by directors of the great musical Fields, Keane and Walsh present

!making, effective the new prohibition
amendment. Among other things, the
1917 law makers will be asked to pass
a tonnage tax law, an anti-injunction
act, and a real estate brokers' license
law; to adopt the budget system of ap-
propriating public moneys, and to deal
wik a measure pet forward by Michi-
gan railroads to increase intra-state

I Have Skating oes
for Men and Women
That are right in price and otherwise

FURTHERMORE-if you buy them here they
will be properly fitted so you will be able to en-

comedy city, New York- "After the Show," their offering show-
The cast includes such well knowi ing the inside of a little known part
players as Conroy and Lee Maire, Wil of the vaudeville stage.
liam Norris, the Courtney sisters,4Col-; The entire bill is the best that has,
lins and Hart, Margaret Edwards, Mc- been here this season, and there isn't
Mahon, Dimond and Chaplow, Frank- one number that is not worth a place
lin Batie and Rosie Quinn. The mu on the bill.
sic is said to be far above the average,
while the play presents a youthful Gargoyle Staff to Dine This Evening
chorus of over 100. In addition to Fun, but not the kind that is de-
this nine gofgeous stage pictures sup- rived from reading the monthly, will
ply the scenery for the production. reign supreme at the first banquet of
the year to be given to the Gargoyle
Washington Square Players of New staff at the Renellen Hospice at 6:30
York, which will come to the Whitney o'clock tonight. The principal speak-
theater on Friday, Dec. 15, according ers will be Prof. Fred N. Scott of the

joy every minute you are skating in them.

It is

just as necessary to have sporting shoes properly
ftted as any other, that is why you should buy

if (

Skating Shoes at a Good Shoe Store.

We fasten skates to shoes purchased here.

to press statements, have created a
sensation in Washington, D. C., where
they have been playing for the last
Reports from the various papers of
that city are as follows:
Washington Post-The most re-
freshing offering of the season. All
Washington, artistic, fashionable and
otherwise, turned out to greet them.
Washington Herald-Greeted by a

rhetoric department, and Prof. Gor-
don Stoner of the Law School. Ralph
Folz, '17, editor of the magasine, will
act as toastmaster.


Shoes are
Fine Xmas

You have not shopped
Unless you have stopped
At the James Foster House of Art.
Venus Perfect Pencils-Best in
world, st Wahr's Book Stores.




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