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August 09, 1941 (vol. 4, iss. 5) • Page Image 1

…PERSPECTIVES University Of Michigan Literary Magazine VOLUME IV, NUMBER 5 Supplement to THE MICHIGAN DAILY JUNE, 1941! ToHE CIRCUS ... By Marion Allan EY RED! Here's a Dutchman with a note from the Boss!" Red, the foreman, walked to the circus hand who was standing beside the stranger and read the office memo he received: January 20, 1935 This man is to be employed as a worker on the tent crew for the com- ing year. "Glad to have you," he g...…

August 09, 1941 (vol. 4, iss. 5) • Page Image 2

…. Page Two 'PERSPECTIVES GERMAN, FRENCH. and ENGLISH CULTURES IN CONFLICT (Condensed from the Original) ,.. By Spencer B. King, Jr. In the present war in Europe there is a conflict of politics and a conflict of economic interests; both are causes of the war. Another cause can be added: a conflict between the national cultures of the Germans, the French, and the English. In social customs and in cultural in- terests, in political and econ...…

August 09, 1941 (vol. 4, iss. 5) • Page Image 3

…PERSPECTI VES Page Thre A FORM OF INSURANCE ...By Eugene Mandeberg -< r .-r by ROSEMARY .ALDRICH "Um humn. You do a nice business here, don't you?" Frederick shrugged his shoulders and smiled. "Ya, I am comfortable." "You should be comfortable. You cleared about thirty-five hundred dol- lars last year, didn't you?" Frederick;was shaken. "How did you know that?" Then he relaxed. "Oh, but of course, you are from the government. They sent yo...…

August 09, 1941 (vol. 4, iss. 5) • Page Image 4

…Page Four Q'E SPE TIVES PAgForPRSETVE SELECTIONS . *.By Claire Chamberlain INSATIETY Through the clear night window moonlight softly comes, And moving music weaves among half-shadows of the room Where roses, leaning from their bowl, breathe fragrance on the darkly gleaming wood Yet vague wanting haunts the moonlight's unfelt touch; A spiral rising yearning underlies the music; And the fragrance of the roses is but a ghost-caress to wood unt...…

August 09, 1941 (vol. 4, iss. 5) • Page Image 5

…'PE R SPE CT I VE S Page Pine 'PERSPECTI VES Page Five FALL PLOWING Now must I till again the fallow field After an idle year. For I have learned No rest renews the green where grass has burned Or solaces a wound which should have healed. After the empty year this land should yield A more abundant harvest than before: The earth is fertile, and because it bore No fruit in this past year, its mould is filled With essences of life. The idle y...…

August 09, 1941 (vol. 4, iss. 5) • Page Image 6

…PNge SIx 'PERSPECTI VES ON THE BOOK SHELF The Keys of the Kingdom By A. J. Cronin, 344 pp. Little, Brown and Co. $2.50 This is the first novel by A. J. Cron- in since The Citadel. It is his sixth novel. And his best. Now personally I think that's enough of a review for any book: they're either good or bad, and the Latins had a phrase about tastes . . . But to go into the matter a little deeper; I picked up the book rather cynically: storie...…

August 09, 1941 (vol. 4, iss. 5) • Page Image 7

…V. W. T ER S P E CT IV E S Pasc Seren WITH:Shi rer, Cronin, Knight, Eaton I worst blizzard of many years; he was going to run the British blockade. And run it he did to become the only American skipper commanding a man o' war on the high seas during the War of 1812. Captain Peabody was the lone naval unit able to carry out his com- mission, to harass the entire British fleet in every way possible. How he accomplished his work makes one of...…

August 09, 1941 (vol. 4, iss. 5) • Page Image 8

…- ~ Page Eight P ERRS P EC TI V ES OF TIME AND TIDE By SYLVIA HUXTABLE CULTURES IN CONFLICT There is a particularly relentless ring to these otherwise harmless words: "Time and tide wait for no man." It is as though a cross country bus were leaving for parts unknown, for a haly- con destination that will involve thous- ands of delightful days and nights: in short, a bus you simply must take; and suddenly, as you puff -breathlessly into t...…

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