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very morning except Monday during 'the Univer-
Board in Control of Studgnt Publications
ted Press is exclusively entitled to ,the use for
all news dispatches credited to it or not otherwise
paper and the local news published therein
the postoffice at Ann Arbor. Michigan, as second
by carrier or mail, $3.50.
isArbor Press building, Maynard street.
iness, 96o, Editorial, 2414.
ons not to exceed 300 words,- if signed, the sig-
sarily to appear iprint, but as an evidencetof
s of events will be published in The Dail' at the
Editor, if left at or mailed to The Daily office
inications will receive no consideration. No man
returned unless the writer incloses postage.
*oes not necessarily endorse the sentiments ex-
Telephone 2414
)ITOR....................HARRY M. CAREY
K. Ehlbert Edgar L. Rice
Campbell Joseph A. Bernstein
eBrophy ugh Hitchcock
.H. Hardy Heth, Lee M. Woodruff
-........ Renaud Sherwood
.1......John I. Dakin
...Brewster Campbell
--.- - ..Robert C. Angel
mneat................Marguerite Clark
. .....,Thomas Adams, Thornton Sargent Jr.

toms and traditions are easily broken, but the true
Michigan man regards them as he would the most
binding of laws and regulates his conduct to con-
form with their premises.
An interesting proof of the inter-relationship be-
tween the youth' of France and Belgium and Amer-
ica is evinced by a recent communication received
from Liege. This letter proves that there is more
in the war-time friendships which Americans made
when "over there" than mere name, and that a
certain international unity exists today which may
be more significant than many people realize.
The Cerclz Francais was the recipient of the let-
ter, which reads in part: "A group of students of
the University 'of Leige want to correspond with,
American students for practical improvement in
both languages. Could you find these correspond-
ents ,among your members and friends?"
,The plan is a good one, because correspondents,
will not gain merely proficiency in the language, but
will obtain something of the foreign viewpoint as
well, tending to strengthen the bond that has been
so .recently made between the United States and
the peoples of France. That students of French
in the University may accept this invitation, real-
izing that it is both an interesting experience an
an unusual opportunity, we print the address given
by Cercle Francais - Andre Keivers, 84 Rue de
Liege, Verviers, Belgium.
The general feeling of tolerance for vulgarity
that the war brought forth has served its purpose.
The crisis that evoked it, the necessity for imme-
diate artificial sympathy in the face of a national
emergency is past. It is high time that the Uni-
versity resume its character of leader in the march
of progress.
At present an unreasoning infatuation with vul-
garity is flourishing among us.. Offensive profan-
ity and meaningless slang have assumed so impor-
tant a place in our University life that the stu-
dent seems inclined to herd submissively alonag with
the crowd in its shallow ideals of usefulness.
1 Since the war we have given a great deal of at-
tention to 'the revival of formal University tradi-
tions; yet the spirit which underlies them, which
gives them significance, is ,disregarded. This atti-
tude of worldly sophistication which scoffs at re-
fiement, would be readily discarded if we consid-
ered vulgarity in its true light - a menace to prog-
ress and to e welfare of the ,University.



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G. E. Clarke +
Thomas J. Whinery
R. W. Wrobleski
George Reindel
Dorothy Monfort
Minnie Muskatt

Winefred Biethan
Robert D. Sage
E. P. L~ovejoy
Marion Nichols
Frances Oberholtzer

Telephone 960
' ...LeGrand A. Gaines, Mark B. Covell
Classified Ads............ .. ...Henry Whiting
..................Edward Prichs
.....................Curt P. Schneider, R. A. Sullivan
recht F. M. Heath D. P. Joyce
Sigmund Kunstadter Robt. Sommerville
err Harold Lindsay Arthur L. Glazer
wishing to secure information concerning news for any
Daily should see the night editor, who has full charge
o be printed that night.
;ht editors for this week are Mark Eht-'
nday night; Paul Shinkman, Tuesday
igh Hitchcock, Wednesday night ; Edgar
Thursday night; Chess Campbell, Friday
,eph Bernstein, Saturday night.
iase of the athletic problem which will
ront the University is the question of dif--
)n between major and minor sports. Es-
ince the, war, there has been a tendency
aversity to be represented b5 official teams
.nd mnore varieties of athletics. -'The day
be here when Michigan may have golf,
Dxing, wrestling and swimming teams, and
rhaps, in intercollegiate competition.
ontroversy is almost bound to arise over
r of the relative awards to players. Until
nbers of Varsity athletic teams have all
-ded the block M regardless of the impor-
:he sport. Such a condition is obviously
id has been remedied among most uni-
y a distinction between majo~r and minor
'he usual plan in other places is to award
letter'only to major sport teams and so-
for sport insignia to the. latter. Some uni-
however, give the block letter to chain-
teams or unusual performers in minor
nay not now be the time for the inaugura-
.ich a system at Miciigan but the plan
it merits the consideration of every stu-
it the least of its advantages is the fact
al recognition of the relative importance
iversity of each sport would regulate to a
>le extent the active support that it might

(Oct. 26, zgp)
Between Detroit, Ann Arbor and Jackson
(Eastern standard Time)
Petroit Limited and Express Cars-6:io a.
m., and hourly to g9:o p. m.
Jackson Limited and Express Cars- :48
a. in., and every hour to 9:48 p. mn. (Ex-,
presses make local stops west of Ann Arbor.)
Local Cars East Bound-6:os a. m., 9:05 a.
.m. and every two. hours to g:05 p. in., 10:50
P. 'm. To Ypsilanti only, :m p. rd., ::so
a. n.. and to Saline; change atYpsitantl
Local Cars West Bound-:48 a. tn. and
tg:ao a.M.
A skaed At Random
(Editor's Note-Every day Your per-
sons connected with the University,
either students or professors, are ask-
ed at random their opinioa of some
current topic by the "Asked At Ran-
dom"* reporter.)
Today's question: "Do you think it
would be practical and advisable to
have a political convention -re non-
ducted by the students, similar to the
national ones?"
Prof. Thomas C.: Trueblood: "I
suggested this idea some little time
ago and still believe it would be very
beneficial to the students. We could
have both Democratic and Republican
conventions. The students would rep-
resent various states, give the nomin-
ating speeches, and, ,in short, have
charge of the conventions This
would, besides bringing 'out the 'senti-
ments of :the students, give them a
working knowledge of how national
political conventions are conducted."
Mr. Louis Eich, instructor in ora-
tory: "It seems to me that this would
be a fine idea;' provided both: parties
are equally represented. The occa-
sion would be a lot of fun besides:
being educational."
James Meclintock, '22M, editor-in-
chief of the Chimes: "Yes, this would
prove 4ery educational to the students
2nd I believe it could be, carried out
successfully If care was taken to make
sure that the ,participants wouldn't
make a joke of the whole thing."
Reed Bachman, '20, editor-in-chief
of the Gargoyle: "I am not at all In
favor of mixing° outside politics in
the school, but if thistconvention were
to be conducted entirely by the stu-
dents themselves, I see no reason why,
it would not be practical. As to its
success. I think it would be assured,
if the right men were behind it with
the necessary energy."
Fire Department Extinguishes Blaze
The fire department was called out
yesterday morning to extinguish a
small blaze at 603 Washington street.
The Michigan Daily, delivered to
your home, six mornings a week, for
the rest of the year, $2.00.--Adv.

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eyes we have been scanning the horizon and we take
pleasure in announcing the first
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I wish I was a little rock,
A settin' on a hill,
An' doing nothing all day long,s
But just a-settin' still.

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I wouldn't eat, I wouldn't drink,
I wouldn't even wash,
But set and set a thousand years,
And rest niyself, by gosh!

(Second Flhor)

of the older men on the campus the
nt, made some time ago, that seniors
lowed to carve their names and num--
tops of the tables in the Union tap
[t back many memories of the "old
viality and fellowship of bygone days
torated to the present and future gen-
students by the table tops suspended
alls of Joe Parker's famous .establish-
now, when prohibition has changed the
ese gatherings and merrymakings, the
his time-honored custom is highly ap-
custom, after so many yea's of prac-
ome practically a tradition. But, like
of Michigan's traditions, its exercise
Id be, restricted to the older students.
either through ignorance or disre-
1 names and numerals of unkierclass-
ready appeared.aThis is a regrettable
, for the privilege of carving one's ini-
ould be regarded as an honor, not as
ty for promiscuous whittling. A name
should be the signature of a man who
hrough four years of college life and

Chorus Girl Loses Clothes; Leaves Ann Arbor in
Tears. - Times-News head.
That's nothing; we know the managers of sev-
eral musical comedies who boast that their girls
never owned any clothes.
An Echo from the Exams
First frosh-Does Bill know anything about
His friend (sarcastically)--Naw, he don't know
no more than the prof.
Tip No. 2 to the Fair Sex
The following is intended more for girls who live
in Cuba, Windsor or other points where a man is
still judged by the condition of his breath. How-
ever, inasmuch as it may prove helpful to those
who are sometimes at a loss to know just how to
extricate themselves tacttiilly from embarrassing
predicaments we have taken therlibertynof includ-
ing il in the course.
If your caller of the evening should be so un-
fortunate as to find out from your best friend that
you were out with another gentleman the previous
evening he will probably approach you in a bellig-
erent manner, saying in the purest of English, "I
seen you out with Joe Thursday night." Seeing as
there is no way of lying out of it you determine to
do the only honorable thing and admit it. Your
male friend then probably comes back with, "le's
your steady, ain't he?" You now placate him by
saying, "Not at all. Joe's only my steady on Thurs-
day evening." This will probably satisfy him. but
men have been known to be so unreasonable as to
say, "'Yeh, but I saw you out with him again grn
Saturday night." To which you reply in your prim-
est and slightly sarcastic tone, "I repeat again, Joe
is my steady on Thursday nights. He ain't never
steady on Saturday nights."
Famous Closing Lines
"Marrying for money," sneered the bridegroom
as the parson pocketed the marriage fee.

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