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THE, I CHMrG.N !.)Aid Y THURSDAY, NO'

)FFICIAL, NEWSPAPER AT THE
UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN
ublished every morning except Monday
rg the university year by the Board in
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he Daily doeswnot necessarily endorse the
iments expressed in the communications.
red C. Mighell........Managing Editor
.id Makinson........Business Manager
rles R. Osius, Jr........City Editor
guerite Clark............Night Editor
yes C. J. Martin..... ...Telegraph Editor
ph A. Bernstein ..... ....Sport Editor
:ent H. Riorden..........Military Editor
tha Guernsey............Women's Editor
"k K. Ehlbert............Associate Editor
rand A. Gaines.....Advertising Manager
es IL. Abele......... Publication Manager
aId M. Major.......Circulation Manager
ISSUE EDITORS
id Landis Paul G. Weber
Horace W. Porter
REPORTERS
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garet Christie - HermanLustfield
h Dailey Philip Ringer
le Ellis Bowen Schumacher
a Hains Marie Thorpe
BUSINESS STAFF'
Wmn. A. Leitzinger
URSDAY, NOVEMBER 21, 1918.
Issue Editor-Philip Ringer

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RECONCILING THE S. A. T. C.
WITH THE UNIVERSITY
From what can be gleaned from the
rather meager information which
Washington gives out relative to the
future of the S. A. T. C., it seems as
I another attempt is being made to
reconcile military preparation and
collegiate training. This time, the
tables will be turned and scholastic
pursuits are to be considered of great-
er importance than, the duties incid-
ent to army life. This change, when
viewed apart from other necessary
alterations, is certainly gratifying to
the man desirous of a college educa-
tion and whose studies have been re-
tarded seriously by the interference
of military work. There are, however,
several features of the new system--
or rather of the plan as it now ap-
pears in the embryo-which cause
concern to the student. The new sys-
tem would be undesirable unless it
provided for study regulated by the
Individual, compulsory military drill
-a feature which may be carried over
from the present regime, freedom of
the student from military law, option-
al attendance of the University, and
optional selection of lodging and eat-
ing places.
The first point is the problem of
study. Are the members of the new
S. A. T. C. to be held to the present
ruling-study from 7 to 9 o'clock ev-
ery night, Saturdays excepted? If so,
the student is handicapped here.
While the advantages of systemized
study are conceded, the profits are
greater If the individual can make his
own regulations. Many students have
found that the best, results 'are ob-
tainable when study periods are less
frequent and are of longer duration;
in other words, it is better to study
five or six hours at night than to
study for two hours at that time and
for short periods at various intervals
during the day, as the present system
requires. Undoubtedly, there were
students who neglected their studies
under the civil regime; but it may
safely be said that these same ones,
or others of a similar type, have ac-
complished little along academic lines
during the exercise of military law.
The practices of Thomas Edison offer
proof of the theory that self-regulat-
ed labor produces the besturesults.as
Somewhat akin to the question as
to the continued existence of military
law, is the debate as to whether or
not -the government will compel mem-
bers of the S. A. T. C. to remain in
the University. The benefits of a col-
lege education may be said to increase
proportionatelf as the desire of the
individual to gain that education. It
folows, then, that the greatest ad-
vantages will accrue to the student
who, of his own free will and accord,
enters and remains in the University.
It uld indeed, be a rare opportun-
ity i the government should offer to
defray the expenses of Uniersit
studentshbut the acceptance of the
proposition should be optional wih
the students.
As to the important items of food
and lodging: If the government
should offer to support the students,
the food and lodging problems should
be left to individual solution. To
students preferring to pay for their

own food and lodging, there might be
made an allowance 'equal to the
amounts allotted to the Uniontand to
the barracks owners for messing and
housing respectively.
The granting of these options
would, of course, remove the individ-
ual to some extent from military jur-
isdiction. The government has, how-
ever, one far-reaching hold on the
student, and the exercising of this
right would be a most effective form
of punishment for the man who would
shirk drill. Foolish would be the stu-
dent to absent himself continually
from drill and thereby be removed
from the governmental pay roll and
deprived of the privilege of wearing
the uniform worn by the majority of
his school-mates. Such punitive meas-
ures would have much the same effect
as a dishonorable discharge.
While it is impossible to prophesy
what action the government wil take
in regard to the future disposal of the
S. A. T. C., it is, however, safe to as-
sume that the S. A. T. C. cannot be
reconciled effectively with the Univer-
sity unless changes as outlined here-
in, perhaps with some minor modi-
fications, are made. With the war
clouds disappearing on the horizon,
the student is unwilling to make the
sacrifices which, in times of belliger-
ency, are made without a murmur.
YOU KNOW
This is the last day given to Mich-
igan to drag herself out of the slough
of indifference toward the great duty
of the hour. Someone, whose time is
worth as much or more than yours,
is going to come to see you and ask
you to do your part. He will not
need to tell you why you should sub-
scribe, because you know. Unless you
are a shut-in or an inmate of the psy-
chopathic Vard, you do not live in
:America in this crisis of world need
without hearing the testimony to the
necessity of the work which these
organizations are doing. You know
that this is your real chance to help,
not only the men in foreign service,
but the government of the United
States in "building a new house for
the worlds soul,. France," as one
speaker put it. All this you know.
You also know that Michigan Is
making a pitiful show of herself in
this campaign in the eyes of the na-
tion and of other universities and
even of the small colleges of the
state. No matter how the statisticians
at campaign headquarters make out
the list of returns, Michigan takes the
foot. Her total subscription is a joke
at Chicago and Madison and Cham-
paign. Her failure in this campaign
is going to do her as much harm as
football defeat.
You know all these things. When
that fellow comes around today and
Istarts to tell you about them, tell
him that you know all about it. Have
that check made out, so big that it
gives you a giddy feeling, give it to
him and wish him luck. This is the
least you can do now.
If it was hard to outface the home
town gang when Michigan had a los-
ing team, remember what it will be if
Michigan falls down on United War
Work. The other was all in the game
but there's no alibi for this kind of
failure.
If you failed to do your duty dur-
ing the volunteer days, don't be sur-
prised and hurt when someone comes
around and asks you to do it.
George V gets by with this king
stuff because he's like it well-trained
dog. He knows his place and keeps
it.

Mr. Emerson's slum hadn't a great
deal on puree of bugs and beans.
ILLINOIS PROFESSOR MAKES
SMOKELESS COAL POSSIBLE
Champagne, Nov. 20.-Some valua-
ble exepriments on the carbonation of
coal have just been completed at the
University of Illinois by Prof. S. W.
Parr of the Chemistry department.
Professor Parr says that the results
of these experiments suggest a possi-
bility of changing Illinois coal into a
smokeless fuel, and would thus .af-
ford an opening for a new industry.
The by-products of this coal would
also be of value and would have an
important bearing on the manufacture
of gas for city and industrial uses. A
more complete report of the experi-
ment will be issued late, by Professor
Parr.
Influenza Still in Existence
Indianapolis, Nov. 20.-Flu masks
are again reigning in Indianapolis.
Any theater or business house admit-
ting unmasked persons will be closed.
.'eTi _val of masks is permitted on
the streets or within homes. These
measures are being taken because of
the increasing rise of influenza in the
city. Schols were ordered closed at
the beginning'of the week.

ENMITY FOR HUNS
LASTING-VAN TYNE

"Without a doubt, the bitter feeling The first regular party of the Wo-
that' the Allies hold against the Ger-
tans thwill ouie, bydaraynsth - men's league will be held at 4 o'clock
mans will outlive, by far, any ani- this Friday afternoon. Stunts and
mosity that ever existed between twodftrnoon.th tuntsgan.
belligerent nations in any previous
war in history," is the opinion of r for terosn-
Prc .CnHtVnTyefeit will be held Friday afternoon and
"Never has a nation used such inde- evening, and also all day Saturday
cent and atrocious methods in car- at Martha Cook building.
rying on hostilities with other na-
tions as Germany has, and her atrocit- Girls are urged to help In making
les and scraps of paper will not soon Thanksgiving cards for the hospitals.
be forgotten by the Allied countries, i
who have sacrificed to their limit in They are to call Miss Hulda Bancroft
who avesacrficd t ther lmitInn Barbour gymnasium or 208.
order to bring the war to the con-
clusion which it has reached.
"In othrpreioush rs rie ly More girls are urged to register for
"In other previous wars friendly the class in indoor military marching,
relations have been restored between otherwise the class wil not be held.
the belligerent nations within a com-othere thecs willnbesld
paratively short time. The break be- There are still more vacancies in
ee theUnitedStatesandEnglandswimming. Girls are urged to register
in 1776 has been entirely effaced be- ce
cause the methods of warfare that;course.
were employed by both were decent -
and only the issues of the war were Girls desirous of acting as leaders
taken into account." for the indoor gymnasium classes are
While some people are prone to to see Miss Wood as soon as possi-
th.ink now that the war has come- to ble. Athletic honor points will be giv-
an end, they are liable to forget the en to them who take the work.
gruesome experience of the war with
its sacrifices and atrocities, as a per-I A short meeting of junior girlswill
son who has been seriously sick can- be held at 5 o'clock this afternoon in
not recall the pain he has undergone Barbour gymnasium.
when he has recovered good health. To
Professor Van Tyne does not think The Daughters of the American
this will be the case, however, as the Revolution will meet at 2:30 o'clock
scar of war is still too deep and keen this afternoon at the residence of
to be healed merely by the declaration Mrs. F. W. Stevens, 1245 Ferdon road.

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of eae.Mrs. Frank J. Powers will speak on
"Assimilating the Alien."
NOVEMBER ALUMNUS
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FULL OF INTEREST
Comparison between the old days
and the present, the difference in stu-
dent affairs, ┬░scholarship records,
classroom attendance, efficiency, and
The Michigan Daily staff, all receive
their share of discussion in the Nov-
ember number of the Alumnus. Most
of the articles in the magazine deal
with the conditions and events which
have moved so rapidly this year and
which have made the first few months
wholly unlike anything , within the
memory of the . former Michigan
man. It is for these reasons that the
recent issue is of more 'than average
interest to the alumni of the Univer-.
sity.
Other articles deal with the recent
gifts to the University, the new Li-
brary, and one on the problem of re-
construction in France. A section is
devoted as usual to brief notes on
campus events as also to letters re-I
ceived from various Michigan men in
service. A list of Michigan men in
service and the Maize and Blue honor
roll complete the book.
THEATERS PLAY TO
CAPACITY HOUSES
Although it is a psychological fact
that the movie fad is one that re
quires constant stimulation for growth
-and the subsequent growth of the
managers' receipts--it is also a fact
that since the lifting of the flu ban
business is quite as usual.
"With the war over, people feel
freer to spend their money and enjoy
themselves," said the manager of the
Majestic theater. "We are playing
to capacity houses right along. The
war pictures are still well patroniz-
ed. Perhaps it is because those who
'have had family or friends in service
feel less horror at seeing actual bat-
tle scenes on the screen now that it is
all over."
, Other houses reported that addi-
tional advertising was required to
bring conditions back to normal aft-
er the theaters had been darkened for
any period of time.

OF HER STRUGGLES
th"Struggle, together with faith, brings
the desired goal,"i said Anna Case,
Metropolitan prima donna, when ask-
ed concerning her life.
"There was a constant struggle with
my father over the little money I
earned and spent on my voice. One
day when he thought me still young
enough to whip, I left home with,
$1.50 in my pocket. I had a friend,
the wife of the organist in Plains-
field who helped me to get pupils.
Through the kindness of friends, I was
able to keep up my lessons. I went
from one church choir to another, al-
ways with the bigger chance in view.
Finally, Governor Stokes of New
York took an interest in me and got
me a position to sing three after-
noons a week at the Bellevue-Strat-
ford in Philadelphia.
"At the close of my first concert a
man came to me and asked me to
join his opera company, a branch of
the Metropolitan. Later I became a
member of the Metropolitan.
"But I have scrubbed floors for the
neighbors and worked in their kitch-
ens all day for 50 cents. I worked
in the blacksmith shop to help my
father. At one time I drove a hack.
I always did whatever honest work
offered in order that I might have
money to develop my voice. Any girl,
anywhere, who is willing to make the
sacrifice to develop her talent may
do the same.
Y.M.C.A. ARRANGES
WEEK-END OF FUN

All WINTER HATS as well as FALL included in the
BIG CLEARANCE SALE at the New Millinery Parlor of
STEVENS & PERSHING
618 PACKARD
A fine line of hair goods included in this sale.

AT WAHR'S
Waldron's Company
Administration $1.50
Books and Supp lies
in General for
Soldiers and Sailors

BUY YOUR

BOOKS and SUPPLIES

- AT

SHEEHAN'S
ARMY AND NAVY BOOK STORE

FOR LIBERTY

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The following casualties are

re- I

The army "Y" has planned a full
week end for the campus soldiers and
sailors. Friday evening Newberry
hall will be given over to the navy.
They are arranging their own pro-
gram. As this is one of their recrea-
tion nights, some real events are ex-
pected.
Saturday night the regular schedule
of free movies will be offered at Lane
hall. Newberry will be given over to.
athletic events. Representatives of
section A will stage several boxing
bouts, and section B will decide their
wrestling championship.

ported today by the commanding'
general of the American Expedition-
ary forces: Killed in action, 250; died
of wounds, 75; died of disease, 136;
wounded slightly, 185; missing in ac-"
tion, 120. Total, 932.
Schools Pledge $8,682 to War Work
With no soliciting whatever, the chil-
dren in the public schools have made
voluntary subscriptions for the Unit-
ed War Work to the amount of
$3,682.70, of which the high school
pledged $2,026. This money is sup-
posed to be earned entirely by the
students, either by work or sacrifice.
The individual average for high school.
students is about $3.73. St. Thomas
school pledged a total of $215.50.
Michigan Dames Elect Vice-President
Mrs. Cecil Corley was elected vice-
president of the society of Michigan
Dames at a meeting held, Monday
evening in Alumni hall.
Dean Myra B. Jordan will talk on
"Opportunities the University Gives
to Wives of Students" at the next
meeting, Monday evening, Nov. 25, in
Alumni hall.

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DETROIT UNITED LINES
Between Detroit, Ann Arbon and Jackson
(October. 27, 1918).
(Eastern Standard Time)
Detroit Limited and Express Cars-7: 0 a.
m., and hourly to p:1o p. m.
Jackson Limited and Express Cars-8 :48
a. m., and every hour to 9:48 p. m. (Ex
presses make local stops west of Ann Arbor.)
Local Cars East Bound -6:oo a. m., and
every two hours to 9:o5 p. in., 10:50 p. In.
To Ypsilanti only, 11:45 p. m., 12:2o a. m.
1:1o a. m., and to Saline, change at Ypsilanti.
Local Cars West Bound-7:48 a. m., to
12:zo a. m.
WAI KING LOO
Open from 11:30 a. m. to 12:00 p. m.
Phone 1620-R
314 S. State St. Ann Arbor
Courteous and satisfactory
TREATMENT to every custom-
er, whether thetaccount be large
or small.
The Ann Arbor Savings Dank
Incorporated 1869
Capital and Surplus, $550,000.00
Resources ........$4,000,000.00
Northwest Cor. Main & Huron.
707 North University Ave.
O D. M O R.L

UNCLESAM SAYS:
"Our people will be wise
and patriotic enough not
to neglect the recreation
necessary to maintain
their efficiency." What do
you say?
See tomorrow's DaIly for answer

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trenches of France and decorated for Bravery.
ALL PROCEEDS BENEFIT FRENCH SOLDIERS
Hill AudItorium-Sat. Nov. 23., 8 P.M.
TICKETS 25-35-40e AT SCHOOL OF MUSIC

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