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May 27, 1919 - Image 4

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The Michigan Daily, 1919-05-27

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THE MIC IGAN DAILY

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News From The Other Colleges
Vanderbilt-The alumni of Vander- provided it can be kept on a high
bilt university have launched a cam- plane.
paign to raise $250,000 with which to
build a memorial hall for the students Harvard-The recommendation of
who fought and fell in the war. This the athletic committee at Harvard,
building is to be the center of the so- proposing compulsory physical train
cial, religious, and athletic life of the ing for freshmen, has been approved
students, alumni, and faculty. by the faculty of the university, and
remains for final ratification in the
Kansas-A professor of the Univer- hands of theiboard of governors.
sity of Kansas; where tuition is prac-
tically free, proposes that C students,
the lower fourth, comprising those of Receiving Letters
less ability and industry, be taxed;i
and that this money go as scholar- Dangerous jn 1890
ships to the A students, the highest
fourth. B students composing about
half of the students should pay no Securing of mail in the early days,
tuition, but should receive no schol- before the present system of twice
arships. a day delivery, was a feat that re-
~ ptquired nerve ana presence of mind.
Northwestern-The petition of the Then the lucky recepitant of three or
seniors at Northwestern university, four perfumed missives would have had
made to the faculty not long ago, to some competition in getting his letters
obtain exemption from examination, and the struggle would make him
has been granted under the following realize their true value.
restrictions: Grades of B or above It was the custom, before 1890, to
must be received in the course to the It was the efoe1y o
end of the term; exemption is at the line up out side the delivery window
discretion of the instructor. No ex- and wait for the mail to be dealt out.
emptions from finals will be announced In those days the post office was on
untl te lst eciaton.in he oure.Huron street near the location of the
until the last recitation i the course. present electric railroad station. The
lines would stretch, on many days, far
Iowa-The senior women of the up the street and around on Main.
University of Iowa established another This was the scene of many fights be-
university tradition by instituting a tween the students and the members
three-day senior week when they ab- of the militia, between whom a great
sented themselves from their classes, rivalry had grown up. Many times
and enjoyed movies, bolts, and all the the militia charged down the street
festivities the place afforded. The with fixed bayonets, to clear away the
professors in the meantime could do mob in front of the office.
nothing but blink their eyes and en- In their way across the campus to
tertain the few too conscientious get mail, the students would engage
seekers after knowledge who did not in games of leap-frog, and it was not
see fit to enter the spirit of the thing. unusual to see staid professors join
in the play with all the zest of the
Oberlin-Believing that dancing and youngest undergraduate.
smoking are coming to Oberlin soon, The daily rushes were stopped
the Y. M. C. A. cabinet has adopted a about 1890, when city carriers were
platform which discourages habitual introduced. Instead of lining up twice
smoking, but which favors dancing, a day the students now came for their
mail at 6:30 o'clock every evening, in
F. P. Allen Leaves Health Service addition to receiving mail by delivery
during the day. Two trains, one from
F. P. Allen, '20M, formerly labora- the East and one from the West, came
tory technician for the University into Ann Arbor every night about 6
Health service, has gone to Detroit to o'clock. The mail that came on these
enter the employ of Parke, Davis trains was sorted, and at the end of a.
& Co. half hour the delivery began. The
jam before each window would fre-
Science has proved that newspaper quently threaten the safety of the
Arieinc as rbedt.You can reach walls. Each carrier had his window
dvertislng pays best. Yand the students would line up before
all t',e students and faculty through the window belonging to his daily car-
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HITNEY
ONE NIGHT ONLY

FRIDAY
MAY 30th

THE 10th INF. CAMP CUSTER
Offer for Your Approval
A BARRAGE OF SONG AND LAUGHTER

MAKING.
A SOLDIER
-in a
PROLOGUE AND 3 ACTS
Staged by George Herbert
100--Singing Strapping Scrapping Soldiers--100
--and -
40-10th Inf. Band of Musicians-40
SPECIAL SCENIC AND ELECTRICAL EFFECTS
Showing a Day in Camp From Reveille to Taps

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THE BAYONET DRILLS
THE GAS MASK DRILLS
THE BOXING DRILLS.

THE CHORUS ENSEMBLES
R THE FAMOUS 10th INF. BAND

This Production Given by Direction
MAJOR GENERAL W. HAAN
Commandant Camp Custer

NO WAR TAX

SEATS NOW ON SALE

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