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THE MICHIGAN DAILY

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u1rr ijan Ilatil
OFFICIAL NEWSPAPER O6 THE UNIVERSITY
OF MICHIGAN
Published every morning except Monday during the Univer.
sity year by the Board in Control of Student Publications.
MEMBER OF THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
The Associated Press is exclusively entitled to the use for
republication of ail news dispatches credited to it or lot otherwise
credited in this paper and the local news published therein.
Entered at the postoffice at Ann Arbor, Michigan, as second
cless matter.
Subscription by carrier or mail, $3.50.
Offices.:Ann Arbor Press building,.Maynard Street.
Phones: Business, 96o; Editorial, 2414.
Communications not to exceed 3o words, if signed, the sig-
nature not necessarily to appear in print, but as an evidence of
faith, and notices of events will be published in The Daily at the
discretion of the Editor, if left at or mailed to The Daily office.
Unsigned communications will receive no consideration. No man-
uscript will be returned unless the writer incloses postage.
The Daily does not necessarily endorse the sentiments ex-
pressed in the communications.
"What's Going On" notices will not be received after 8 o'clock
on the evening preceding insertion.
EDITORIAL STAFF
Telephone 2414
MANAGING EDITOR .......GEORGE O. BROPHY JR.
News Editor..........................Chesser M. Campbell
Night Editors-
T. H. Adams H. W. Hitchcock
J. I. Dakin J. E. MvcManis
Renaud Sherwood T. W. Sargent, Jr.
Sunday Editor ......................... -- J. A. Bernstein
City Editor.................B.-P.Campbell
ditorals............... Lee Woodruff, L. A. Kern, T A.Whinery
ports.............. ................... .. Robert, Angell
Women's Editor............... .............Mary D. Lane
Telegraph. ...........................Thomas Dewey
Telescope ......... ................. ........Jack' W. Kelly
Assistants
Josephine Waldo Wallace F. Elliott E. R. Meiss
Paul G. Weber Leo J. Hershdorfer Walter Donnelly
Elizabeth Vickery Hughston McBain Beata Hasley
G. F. Clark Frank H. McPike Kathrine Montgomery
George Reindel 1 A. Bacon Gerald P. Overton
Dorothy Monfort W. W. Ottaway Edward Lambrecht
Harry B. Grundy Paul Watzei William H.rRiley Jr.
Irance Oberhotzer Byron Darnton Sara Waler
Robert ]4. Adams M. A. Klavex H. E. Howlett

He is under no further obligation to the merchant.
Finis.
But an educations is not, like buying a coat, a
commercial deal.
A man spends four of the best years of his life,
or six, as the case may be, in a teeming little uni-
verse called a university. He forms certain hab-
its ; receives breadth of vision ; obtains strength of
purpose; acquires that intangible something known
as "polish". He loses the brilliant green hue he
aired upon arrival. He takes on the qualities and
attributes of an educated man. He learns to think
for himself.
In return for his nurture, this development of
mind and body, he gives - what? A few dollars
perhaps. He pays a small tuition which does not
approach the cost of the education which lie has re-
ceived. But the finer, more worth-while qualities
which he learns as a student are beyond mere price.
The friends he makes, the experience he receives ---
who can measure these in dollars and cents ?
Many years ago it was said, "A man lives within
himself." A man can look at a university as a finan-
cial transaction, in which he is given the privilege
of sitting in certain seats in payment of a specified
number of dollars. He can pay a certain amount of
money and leave the institution with a sheepskin
neatly lettered - cost ten dollars -value ten dol-
lars.
Or he can enter into the spirit of learning with
joy and pride in the doing. He need not necessar-
i y be an "A" student, but he is at the University
for a purpose and knows what that purpose is. He
tastes the joys of the different phases of college
life, without which it degenerates into a memory
contest. He meets others. He gains all there is to
be obtained from life. Most important, he gives'
something of himself -in return.
To some a university education may mean merely
so many hours of grind, so much money expended.
But to the broader man - the wiser man - a uni-
versity education means a ripening of powers and
a building of friendships - a fruitful valley to be
remembered with genuine satisfaction in the whole
long course of his life's journey.
The blue laws are now firmly established in Can-
ada. As proof, we find among our exchanges a
clipping from the University of Toronto publica-
tion, which announces a meeting of its staff for a
certain afternoon and adds, "Everyone out. Tea
will be'served."
According to statements issued by the Institute
of American Meat Packers retail meat prices have
declined from eleven to forty per cent in the last five
months. We hope it's true, but we'd never guess
it from eating in Ann Arbor.
~ The Telescope
HOW LONG GIRLS SHOULD BE COURTED
-News head.
.While we are no authority on the subject, we im-
aginq in about the same way as short girls.

TEXTBOOKS and SUPPLIES for All
Colleges at Both Stores
G A HA N
BOTH ENDS OF .THE DIAGONAL WALK

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BUSINESS STAFF
Telephone 960
BUSINESS MANAGER ...I...LEGRAND A. GAINES JR.
Advertising........ .....................D. P. Joyce
11assifieds.......................................Robt. 0.Kerr
Publication .........:.............-..........-.......F. M. Heath
Accounts.....................................E. R. Priehs
Circulation .................... ......... .."V. F. Hiller?
Assistants
R, W. Lambrecht P. H Hutchinson N. W. Robertson
R. G. Gower F. A. Cross R. C. Stearnes
Sigmund Kunstadter Robt. L. Davis Thos. L. Rice
Lester W. Millard M. M. Moule D. G. Slawson
T. J. Hamel Jr. D. S. Watterworth R. G. Burchell

OTHERS SAY:
COURTESY FOR MICHIGAN
(From the Daily Illini, Sunday, Mar. 6)
It was regrettable that the Illinois
basketball team should be mistreated
by Michigan fans at the recent Ann
Arbor game between the Illini and
Wolverine teams. The flare of un-
sportsmanlike attitude was wholly un-
expected from a Conference crowd,
and has been the cause of wonderment
by Illinois followers since.
Yet any undesirable actions on the
part of rowdies in Michigan bleachers
does not warrant a like treatment of
the Michigan team when it appears
on the Gym Annex floor. What Mich-
igan permits is Michigan's business.
Illinois' business is to maintain her
own high standards of sportsmanship.
The excellent reputation we have
earned through years of consistent ef-
fort to establish ourselves first, last
and always as courteous hosts must
never be sulliedby a single infraction
of our conduct code.
When the Michigan team engages
our own at the Gym Annex tomorrow
night let the reception accorded it be
in keeping with Illinois' past record.
Two Engagements Announced
Word has been received of the en-
gagement of Catherine S. Frost, '19,
of Kalamazoo, to John H. Engel, '17E;
of Detroit. Miss Frost is a member
of the Pi Beta Phi sorority and Mr.
Engel belongs to the Alpha Sigma Phi
fraternity.
Kathryn C. Prakkan, '21, of Holland,
announced her engagement to Justus
R. Huntly, '21, of Holland, at a din-
ner Iarty Saturday night at Martha
Cook building. Mr. Huntly is a mem-
ber of the Phi Gamma Delta fratern-
ity.

DETROIT UNITED LINES
In Effect Nov. 2, 1920
Between
Detroit, Ann Arbor and Jackson
(Eastern Standard Time)
Limited and Express cars leave for
Detroit at 6:05 a,. m., 7:05 a. m.,a
8:10 a. m., and hourly to 9:10 p. m.
Limitedg to Jackson at 8:48 a. in. and
every two hours to 8:48 p. :m. Ex-
presses at 9:48 a. m. and e ery two
hours to 9:48 p. mn.
Locals to Detroit- 5 5a.m. 7:00 a.m.
and every two hours to 9:00"p. im.,
also 11:00 p. m. To Ypsilanti only,
11:40 p.m., 12:25 a.m., and 1:15 a.m.
Locals to Jackson-7:50 a. m., and
12:10 p.m.

M~ARCH
S M T W T F S
1 2 $ 4 6
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
13 14 15 16 17 18 19
20 21 22 28 24 26 26
27 28 29 3 0 31
Men: Last season's hats turn-
ed inside out, refinished and re-
blocked with all new trimmings
look just like new, wear just as
long and saves you five to ten
dollars. We. do only high class
work. Factory Hat Store, 617
Packard St. Phone 1792.

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GET THE GENUINE
AyresD &mt
Ay s&English Cap
Look tor the Label
in the Cap
Wadhams & Co.
State Street Store

Persons wishing to secure information concerning news for any
issue of The Daily should see the night editor, who has full charge
of all news to be printed that night
- WEDNESDAY, MARCH 9, 1921.
Night Editor-THOMAS H. ADAMS.
WILL "BUNTY" PULL THE CROWD?
Michigan has had her very fair share of notable
playwrights and actors. University training may
have had much to do, in a general and cultural way,
with their success. But as far as specialized study
and practice of the sort of drama they have written
and performed is concerned, the inspiration has
come after, and n ot during, college days. We have
had no proper field for the trial of talent. The at-
mosphere of devotion to the lighter and jollier sort
of production -- Opera, SpotlighteMinstrels - has
taken possession of the student mind; and men
and women who haste looked for practice in the
more general and representative drama of the day,
have found few opportunities, and even those have
been looked down upon or neglected by the campus
until this fall.
The Comedy club has hewn to the line through
years of indifference, searching each winter for the
most worth-while and presentable piece of modern
popular drama with a "happy ending" and putting
months of effort into the attempt to approximate the
art which crowds metropolitan theaters. Perhaps
this year's play, "Bunty Pulls the Strings," with its
quaint, wholesome beauty of plot and the charm of
its dialect, has been too fortunately chosen to be
compared honestly with the productions of the past,
some of which, willy-nilly, have failed to "go over"
in spite of all the hard work in the world. But al-
ways there has been sincerity, and, within the lim-
its set by the sometimes unworthy vehicle and the
necessarily amateur cast, a production worthy of'
double the audiences which have been too usual in
the past - and too critical.
But this year we have had a dramatic renais-
sance. New clubs to promote the art have been
formed; new interest in the play whose attraction
is lasting instead of local and temporary is in the
air; special courses in playwriting, dramatic tech-
nique, and acting have found a remarkable response.
It is perhaps hardly the time to suggest that the
union of all this splendid energy under the banner
of the Comedy club would be the greatest step yet
to be taken to vitalize Michigan's progress in popu-
lar drama; the enthusiasm in itself is so reassur-
ing a sign, that the future may be counted on to
take care of itself. 1
Graham Moffett's delightful story of "Bunty"
and the influence of her charming depth of insight
over the lives of Tammas and Rab and the rest of
the humorous west-Scotland characters is worth
seeing if just for the sake of its humor-brimming
lines and its living plot. As Michigan's greatest
evidence of an active and striving interest in the
best modern comedy, "Bunty" should have an ad-
ditional and local "pull" upon us which ought to
pack the Whitney tonight. There is plenty of room
on the campus for an enthusiasm in popular drama
equaling that which now greets the Opera.
MORE THAN A DEAL IN KNOWLEDGE
Too many university graduates think of.their ed-
ucation as a business transaction.
A man goes to a certain store and buys a coat.
He wears the garment home and forgets all about
the matter. He has the coat and the merchant has
the money. The merchant is not indebted to him.

The University Post of the Veterans of foreig nWars
PRES[NTS

Owed to the Ann Arbor Merchants
Roses are red;
Violets are blue;
Sunflowers are high
And so are you.

CEst

La

Guerre

Dear Noah:
Of late whenever I sit down I find that my toes
go to sleep. What can I do to prevent this?
Afflicted.
You might be careful and see that your toes don't
turn in.
SIX TONS OF POWDER BURNS PEACE-
FULLY*-- recent news head.
These reformers must have even taken the kick
out of powder.
Song of the .Co-ed
It's wrong for men to eye me, but -
I like it.
They follow me tho' I say "tut" -
I like it.
They make such a real fuss over me,
I know it's wrong as wrong can be,
I should not let 'em, but you see,
I like it.
They tell me I'm a beauty, too,
I know for truth that it's not true,
Butwhat's one lone co-ed to do?
I like it.

Not a spot-light, melodrama, revue, nor mu-
sical comedy, but a clever reproduction of actual
cafe life in France. Written and produced en-'
tirely by men who were "over there," aided by

typical doughboys, bucks, black boys,

shave-

tails, majes, British Tommies, French Poilus, Chic
Mademoiselles.
Representation of those battles not fought on
the "lines" but behind them: original,-a bit dar-
ing,-realistic, and with enough seriousness to
be worth while. You get the entertainment, and
the Post gets a standard of colors. Nothing like
this has ever been seen here before.

Our idea of tact is remembering not to
jailor friend that a "man is judged by the
he keeps."

tell your
company

Wheezes of Yester Year
Road Hog (after running over a.small puppy)-
Madam, I will replace the animal.
Indignant lady-Sir, you flatter yourself.
Today's nominee for the Royal Order of Oil Cans
is the near-sighted lounge lizard who from force of
habit tips his hat to everyone who speaks to him on
the street.
Famous Closing Lines
"Not showing her age," he said as the old lady
crossed the entry out of the family bible.
NOAH COUNT.

Tues.,
HILL Al

ar.

15

UDITORIUM

8 O 'Clo ck
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