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*e Board in Control of Student Publications.
iciated Press is exclusively entitled to the use for
of all news dispatches credited to it or.not otherwise
is paper and the local news published therein.
t the postoffice at Ann Arbor, Michigan, as second
on by carrier or mail, $3.50.
nn. Arbor, Press building, Maynard street.
Business, 66o; Editorial, 2414.
ations not to exceed 300 words, if signed, the sig-
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g preceding insertion.
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EDITOR.....................HARRY M. CAREY
k K. Ehlbert Edgar L. Rice
W. Campbell Joseph A. Bernstein
rge Brophy Hugh Hitchcock
... .......H. Hardy Heth, Lee M. Woodruff
............... ......Renaud Sherwood
..... .... ... .. John I. Dakin
t .........................:.....Brewster Campbell
..................... ........Robert C. Angell
artment........ ..........Marguerite Clark
...............Thomas Adams, Thornton Sargent Jr.

St 1.i mA vtA AA
Remember the favorable impression made by Cor-
nell last week in their treatment of our men. It
will do well for us to do likewise.
That student dramatics at -Michigan should lack
the spirit of striving after the' finished touch which
characterizes professional work is not the fault of
the directors of the various clubs, but of 'a sys-
tem without co-operation. If it is to be impressed
on every student atcor and every campus produc-
ing organization that Michigan has a standard of
dramatic excellency to be lived up to - a standard
higher, in some respects, even than the profes-
sional - some )way must be found to bring the
clubs together, inculcate this common spirit, and
work in concert to attain the best results.,
A committee representing every dramatic society
on the campus might be formed, in which the aims
of common striving could be brought out in discus-
sion. Authorities on drama would be ex-officio
members of this committee, and the net result could
be a valuable interchange ,of directing talent. At
present, no matter how. the directors may labor, it
is hard in many productions to get students to
realize that they are striving for the attainment of
real 'art. The attitude of conscious amateurism is
fed by a knowledge of'what casts in the past have
been expected to do, and our "best" is too often
only that which "will get by." If the work of all
societies were put on 'a common plane, with the
-ideals' Michigan demands clearly in the mind of
every member of every cast, we might expect ,to
achieve the air of completeness and reality which
University drama can attain if it'- wills so and la-.
bors hard.
Eventually, more practical use could well be found
for the committee. Interchange of directors would.
be only a start; it could become the routine of this
body to make practical arrangements for times of
rehearsal, dates of production, 'securing of the best.
costumes. It could issue joint invitations to author-
itative speakers on the drama to address Ann Arbot
audiences. And a-s a crowning ideal, it might even
provide such a distribution of surplus funds as to
aid to better production those societies which pre-
sent the less popular, though artistically more im-
portant, forms of drama.
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G, R A H A M as
"George Did It"



G. E. Clarke
Thomas J. Whitery
R. W. wrobleski
'George Reindel
Dorothy Monfort
Minnie Muskatt

Winefred Biethan
Robert D. Sage
Marion Nichols
Frances Oberholtzer
Edna Apel
J;. P. Lovejoy

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......................Curt P. Schneider, R. A. Sullivan
mbrecht F. M. Heath D. P. Joyce
win Sigmund Kunstadter Robt. Sommerville
Kerr Harold Lindsay Arthur L. Glazer
.ns wishing to secure information concerning news for any
he Daily should see the night editor, who has full charge
s to be printed that night.
ight editors for the week will be Mark K.
Monday night;; Hugh 1l itchcock, Tuesday
Edgar L. Rice, Wednesday night; George
Thursday night; Chesser Campbell, Fri-
ht; Joseph Bernstein, Saturday night.
wave of campus interest in national affairs
was first evidenced by the peace treaty ref-
n last January has not abated, and all indi-
point to a record vote in the straw ballot
This is'significant both because of the fact
idents are showing a re-axyakenii'g of that
y to serious thought on public affairs which
for the training of better citizens, and be-
is an index to the tremendous interest stir-
in all intelligent circles by the issues of the
ttial campaign.
>allot today will be a replica in every way of
e primaries to be held next Monday, so far
apply to the nomination of presidential can-
The same names will appear on the 'hal-
>r those who will be old enough to vote in
maries, this preliminary vote should serve
y to educate in the purpose and the ma-
of the real ballot, but also to focus atten-
the candidates and lead to a more intelli-
d more carefully considered vote four days
r the present American party system,
for the selection of noninees of high cali-
ter to a large extent in the choice made by
torate in the primaries. The stirring up of
in these nominating ballots, whether
straw votes or by any other "means, may
td to better realization of the citizen's,

(Oct. 26, 1919)
Between Detroit,-AnnArbor. and Jackson
(Eastern Standard Time)
Detroit Limited and Express Cars-6: o a.
m., and hourly to 9:to 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:o5 a. in., 9'05 a.
m. and every two hours to 9:o p.m.,r 1o:5o
v. in. To Ypsilanti only, 11 :~ p. 'mn., 1:10
a. in., and to Saline, change at Ypsilanti.
Local Cars West Bound-1:48 a. m. and
tz :zo a. m.
Asked At ra'nd'om
foday's question: "Do you think
is would be a good Idea for Mieh-
igan's Glee and Mandolin club to tour
eastern cities, thereby tending to es-
tablish a closer relationship between
western and eastern colleges" .
Herman, A. August, '21L, editor of
the Athletic Program: "I doubt
whether this would work out finan-
cially. But I do think there is a great
need for Michigan to begin to do
things outside of the vicinity of Ann
Arbor. When I was at Cornell with
the football team in 1916, the students
there didn't think Michigan amounted
to anything outside of ath.letics. They
had great opinions of such schools as
Princeton, Cornell, Dartmouth, as
they had recently given various ex-
hibits throughout the country. I think
the alumni in the East would be more
than glad to help such a cause as
Donald Knight Mirrielees, '20E, in
she cast of the Michigan opera: "I
come from the East and it is surpris-
ing how little easterners think of
Michigan. The average person on the
coast thinks this a 'little up-start' of
a college and they regard Columbia,
Williams, and Harvard as real col-
leges. Why? Because these schools
are continually coming before the
public eyes in athletics, dramatics,
and debates. The people in the East
are curious about us, and in my opin-
ion a good, peppy show would open
their eyes and raise Michigants stock
100 per cent."
Elsie L. Erley, '20, vice-president of
the Women's league: "Yes, I think
this would be an excellent idea. If
this proposed trip is carried out, it
will certainly help broaden the Uni-
versity, besides giving it practical
Johns Hopkins' Professor Here
Prof. E. B. Mathews of Johns Hop-
kins university is in Ann Arbor this
week, holding conference with various
men in the science departments of
the University. Professor Mathews*
is a member of the National Research

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plus a resulting MENTAL-PICTURE
The first step in memory improvement is to train the mind to see
mental-pictures; and to see and retain them at will. Exercises in
mental-picturing arouse keener sensation and attention; wilful con-
'centration becomes easier; .the power of mental sssociation is devel-
"Memory and Concentration" (a new booklet). tells how and why.
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A Figure of Speech
They had never met be4,
But what had she 2 care;
She loved him ioderly.
He was a Joo,oooaire.

Dear Noah: -
Do you think it a good idea .to be bent on some
particular goal in life? Student.
Certainv. If a man does not have some partic-
ular bent he is apt to find himself in straightened
The Telescope feels that it is its bounden duty
to refrain from unearthing any of the standard
April Fool jokes, but it does wish to take this oc-
casion to wish its readers many happy returns of
the day.
Didja see the fair dame trying to put a Hoover
tag on Professor Hobbs?
Knowing that college students as a whole are
keenly interested in intellectual symposiums we
have prepared a great feast for them by propound-
ing below some'of the great questions which have
puzzled the philosophers of all ages.
When can a man buy a cap for his knee
Or a key for a lock of his hair?
Can his eyes be called an academy
Because there are pupils there?
What gems are set in,the crown of his head?
Who travels the bridge of his nose?
Can he use in shingling the roof of his mouth
The nails on the end of his toes?
Can the crook of his elbow be sept to jail?
And if so what did it do?
Where does he sharpen his shoulder blades?
I'm sure I don't know - do you?
We have no desire to curdle anybody's milk of,
human happiness but feel we must sob out this
tragic story which has just been brought to our at-
tention by a Pontiac reader.
Supt. of the insane asylum-There (pointing to a
young lady).is one. of the saddest cases' we have
Visitor-How's that?
Supt.-Why the poor girl went to high school
here and was only fairly popular then. After high
school she went to Ann Arbor, where to put it
crudely "'she got -away big." But for some inex-
plicable reason she still continued to labor under
the delusion that' even then she wasn't any better
than the boys and girls she used to know back
home ; in fact she had even been known to be
chummy with the home town boys she me- there
at school.
Pamous Closing Lines
"Ha, the lost chord," he muttered as he searched
in vain for the stolen wood pile.


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next two days should be big days for our
-sity. We have within our walls the basket-
presentatives of sixteen of the leading high
; over the state. It is a privilege to be able
ertain these men and try to show them the
ages of Michigan as a University.
ight in Waterman gymnasium the first round
state championship basketball tournament
held. The subsequent rounds will be played
fore tomorrow night, at which time the final
ionship game will be played. A list of the
s rounds will be found in the sport section,
woujd be well for everyone to be on hand
many of these games as possible. While we
his splendid opportunity of showing our
et's not fail to turn out and make the name
:higan mean something to every one of these
n teams.
interfraternity conference 'has provided
for the teams. Ihey are going to do all in
>ower to make this opportunity bring re-
We have been talking about 'getting ath-
> tome to Michigan'; we have suggested va-
>lans for bringing this about; we have also
a few attempts to accomplish something
his line; but now, for the first time this year,
ily have a chance to do sonething.
Michigan's opportunity to display her spirit.

Flowers for Easter
Say it with flowers for Easter Morn, r
With spring-like plants help that day adorn.
For the lack of flowers you shall ever miss
On this brightest of days full of joy and bliss.


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