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Published every morning except Monday
during tkie Uuiversity year by the Board in
Control of Studert Publications.
Member of Western Conference Editorial
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titled to the use for republication of all
news dispatches credited to it or not other-
wise credited in this paper and the local
news published therein.
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Vichigan, -as second class mpatter.
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Phones: ;Editorial, 2414 and 176-M; Busi-
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expressed in the communications.
Telephones 2414 and 176-H
Kews Editor ..................Paul "Watzel
City Editor.. ........James B. Young
Assistant City Editor.......... .J. A Il~-I
rditorial Board Chairman.......EI. R. Meiss
Night Editors-
Ralph Byers Harry Hoey
L. J. Hershdorfer R . Moriarty l
H. A. Donahue 3J.E. Mackf
Snorts Editor,.............F. H. McPike
Women's Editor.........Marion Koch
Sunday Magazine Editor...1.i.i)fxr.,
Pictorial Editor....... ...... . . 11bcrt Tar
Music Editor ........... ......v. E. H. Ailes
Lowell Kerr ;\,u I,>~


ed man who sees the defect in col g su e t w o i " r p e
in textbooks" but who does not, know
what is going on around. him. The
habit of keeping poisted cannot be
formed too early in life.
During the past few months vari-
ous groups of Chinese students
throughout the 'United States have
corresponded with Mr. Will H. Hays,
p~resident of the Motion Picture Pro-


ducers and Distributors, Inc., calling
his attention to the gross distortion
of facts in the photoplay with regard
to Chinese life and manners. The
protest arose from the habitual mis-
representation of the Chinese charac-
ter as underhanded or a victom of
A number df arguments are used
by the students in bearing out their
point. They claim that being an in.,
strument of popular education, the
motion picture should disseminate
truthful information and avoid tin.
wholesome misrepresentation. Just
how far the artistic clims of the mov-
ies exempt them from this contention
is a matter 'of question. Neverthe-.
less, it is true that on the whole the
photoplay--Chinaman is a consi ant
slander upon 'his race.
It' io suggested that there are in-'
numerable Chinese virtues wh~ch will
have an edifying influence upon the
American people and which }hou ldrte
presented 'through the movie. Again:
arises the question otf whotb~cr 1t1F
screen is primarily anintrr
so, many other raeces and tyl es ,Ire
caricatured and misrerceea'[ lia a
manner which also cine.-, o)("~a
the truth. But 3a11 cliracteri'; of
photoplay cannotbe e Nres-;th~v~r
must be somre t. eiiae rno
desirable qualities.
SFinally, #t, M, uden;,, a '~a iguacaf
th t a o~ na4type w ill be , h ne and th s tand i :_r , l'0 e
any exhihit of good will c n th a
of Amoricanq in regard try thisnattr
'will call forth a like rertaonefromn
China, where the mrovie indusl-zr T L. t
nmvelty awaiting wirespreotd 4'iralc
tion At present.
Mr, Hays has promisod to lise his
influence with the produceers. and it
Sseem s on l y fair th at s c mrns c orrec .o h s P e v l n r rm e e t , a
rhlould be ottteniptail in the yfautnza s.
But after rallit i,,li1;e telliitrg a . o
ist how to draw his cehaa <ctt~-: s c- r
at basis the movie is a siorb . tp all
probabilities the clang in the poi -
trayal wll come gaaV. 1:r1
as a result of the lnrg- herhc~d tei '.
nese-Anmerican frifndfihip than as a
cause of it.

Spring, with all your maiden charms,
Spring, your bounteous beauty charms
The soul of youth and maid-
Spring where art thou?
Spring, with nature's gayest shades;
Spring, wherein no beauty fades
The light and! colour of the world-
Spring where art thou?
Spring, pneumonia, colds and chills;
Flu, the Grippe, and doctor bills;
Yet some of you still may thrill.
Spring where the h-I art thbou?
A Prayer
HEAR my prayer
I am dying-
(PMA'N1T me one t Bing
r 1"*
}h s ' a: r

(~arvard Crimson)
The journalist's modern problem, it
would seem, is over-production. Whet}
one looks at the over-laden new,-
stands and magazine raclrp, and
niotes the same authors in periodical
after periodical, it is scarcely to be
wondered that most of the writing is
make-shift and haphazard. Criticism.
especially, is filling more and l morce
space; in fact it is the provina^-.
ground of many a young writer, rd,
the incidental odd -jobbery of older
hands at the literary game. But it i,q
I not highly paid. and since much of
it is under commercial infliees.ji
is perfunctory at best, and -,stirlly un-
reliable. A prominent professor, who
has won increasing prominence, as a!
critic, seems to act on the principle >
tha~t indiscriminate praise is a safe a""
pass- key for hi,s reviews; conse- 5-t
(iir'ritly, hi1s Autority is quoted on the -e
w.r inne or v rv othler new volume. ~t
P?'da .., 'tocf these dicta would '°t15
,zznnlvra v ocabulary of suzperlatives. zTo
With the ontnut of books increasing 5:1
at an equal pace. and with such un- T
certain means for Judgment, the cas- 44
ual reader and the book-buyer are' Tc
punt to it to make profitahble selections.
The desert-island test of a books val-'
tzo, recently rrste.red to academic
popuzlarity, would find little, nowa,- Ii
flq s, that could be passed. ,4
Rr l ' >-s~lf t Towel! Of TIar'v ar anel
I rTheThiln ?. w nio,~
r,. ar fl- l drat, l ~lins t:t:itirn F
( 20 iT y Pre'VO (Al,P to i
z, l,, l # ' "vV0"1: ADRI
2', ci'sIu' If 1r tl, ti they should, . Sche
andt'hatonceal;^r start would make fz
1. a:;1.. °E .1 si 0 1pe,,.
I - -8-. :-P -::i~ '-'ar

Thelma Andrew*a..
Stanley TT . rsstro-isa
1 tanley M. B axter
orothy Bennetts
Sidney Bielfield
R.. A. Billington
Helen Brown
SH. C. Clark
'A. B. Connable
4ierads},"tcc- t or
Jlv~ii 1. rCougllia
Joseph >'ts F
T F Fisk,
iohl, earl;e.- se

Ronald Haigrini
Franklin D .Hepburn
Winona A. Hibbard
Edward J. Iliggins
C. i ( ,. I c-1 si
FElizabeth Liebermann
John McGinnis
Samouel Moore
WMff. Pryor
W. B. Raff'erty
Robert G. Ramsay
(Ca boell Robertson
A ISobnitz
'. CTelmos

I ffu;?r;1TIot),, i~r a

i) i i . .. ., (? .,

Ads~rtki!g. ohn3. Hamel, Jr.
Ad\' rsuts, ........,.., Walter K. SchererE
'" I ' ,> ....... ' . iav
. I~ -;- I'arks

W'TTH ns--,rrr
OF l* * *
TP hidui C "thoo^71

ad :i

Kenneth Seick
George Rockwood
Perry M. Hayden
Eugene ?~ Dunne
Wni. Graulich, Jr.
John C. Haskin
C. L. Putnam
F. D. Armantrout
Herbert W. Coop(
Wallace Flower
Harold L. H-ale
Win. D. Roesser

AIlar, S. 'Morton
f ames A. Dryer
G" V1, ii. Good
Clyde T,. Hagerm~n
Henry Freud.
Ierhert P. Bostick
D. 1L. Pierce
tr Clayton Purdy
,r J. B. Sanzenbacher
Clifford Mitts
3 r Ralph Lewright
Philip Newall

THT'RS'"AY. F-" RTI'W 1!, 1923
N g't Editir-HARRY B.116EY
x nw roosl iSn ow hefore con-47
g rs n' er.r ninto 1halt",the :ncreaset
in7 the,- r f *,afit-f ormT~ig dru gs.
'r her-1olipin au t or8,esthe Pres1,
dnt ton ?'1 a invutl ?Ifinaanti-drug
si><fl idl-.beteri - eposures
of the arbitrary toll-t king of drugs.
And when the inst anc ?s of wood

A matter of o-casinal i'wolven-
ience to the persons attending func-
tions in Hill Auditorium 18to eltarkl
of drinking fountains in tbat building.
Quite often has the remark been male
that one is not aible to get a drink
there at all, or, at best, only with
great physical discomforture.
While this may be a minor rble-n,
in comparison with the larger ones
of the day, the remedlying of it i^~ al-
so a minor matter; 'the rrcenlting ag-
gregate catisfaction would more than
offset the little trouble and expen~e

,- '

TDear Lr'
What7.4w^t. 1 f f ay -is2iof V
(Ite (an m -I 'haf cs1 rare)
this. ps 'lcre oet once a" !
which of tll" Bry). 71"_-l
th~e mxtte~rr ? etn- lent nin
waY? It is a o'itra-e (of tP
sort). Card4 ly, TImsirr
It's lik~e the tim-e T tidto
duzck ?andfouind nt ,, tir
wars t'haqt itwas ' 1nof
(droll, what? ). i+wa, itsr
outragl-o (very o~tr2 n-! lS
3wish to reetlf i t.. Sat i (?-
pose T'II be ;able to. 'T never
luck with thefe here , ampa'.
a. Bigger and a. Bet'e~r Micii
indeed, it is all very, very di!

anlrohr-dhlndnenn n,,,'1thn rva esofinvolved in either fttingtelvo-

z n i,,e tt~on sme ; es with drinking avttachments or plac-; ing (Tve «wepf more than nr
on ortwec"e fWhpulc c ing drinking fountains in the card-~ it). Yes indeed, nm-sr-nih-hi
clam. oudwil betheproest dors. Small details often g-ve tho 'I find that I am p-r-e^t'rall--
aintalelatiT aci ryta greatest net satisfaction; it might he (h'mvfi no t'nio) .>o T xv "T

dloes not funcePon. a constitutional
provision which is not made invio-
late.' It takes the sharpness of spe-
cific high lights to bring home the
momentousness of a question, to van-
ish the, apathy and indifference of a
sleeping nation. Men of public es-
teen: are the barometers of a people;
it is unfortunate that they are taken
as criterians of conditions, for they
are usually moral superiors.
A consciousness of nuirpeoc in so.
vial. betterment on the part of each
member of the nation. 'a vanishing1 of
indifference and collective apathy is
the only remedy for the so-called
post bellum degeneracy, the aftermat,,h
of an abnormal, intense state of be-
iang.' Transient pleasures and satis-
factions must be sacrificed in the in-
terests of a; glorious making-good.
When Thomas A. Edison was recent-
ly interviewed on his 76th birthday. he=
is reportedl to have said among other
things that one particularly discour-
aging fact about college men is that
thecy do not readt the newspapers suf-
Mr. Edison is certainly not the first
jerson to have commented upon the
failure of students to read newspa-
pers, and their tendency to read them:
superficially when they readt them at
all. When students are censured for
carelessness in this regard, they gen.-
orally explain that they have no time

well for the proper c1Ii-ias to con-
sider the matter.

The making of good r$solufionz^ r an
'the prompt breaking of them s-m
to be a part of college lire fully as
perennial and una vo aL-le a. is 1.i
rrecurrence of examinations. T lir,-Ts
hardly a student wh1,{>te~---cp
of his semester's mrk,;de;'',.!.t--
cide to work hardo z r and do bol
work the coming 50i1(-51 or.
Bttenet.goaded and, spui-ct e ici.-.,s
keep uip his work h ne- 5-0 :.o
starts andi as there i o:evJSs-
pect of bluae bo,)Ih; r -oahh-
amusements and re r(elu elap
th ao i comre the final tsslitei1Tes
mester, the r-a.,.o,1a. i;itca
ly the whole cr r $ m-nbe'0aaa-
med"1 into his b~i - os o-:
span of two or tlreo ;:'sk,514
''up in the air", d(77.,; .ha~51a
"Study now a n,1 #-)e 1~snb,
-might be a. good slogan ur ( -v,'u
dent who wants sat.f itowrn
and is serious about getting e
cation. "Rushing" and c'm-s
are the resorts of tho:-: %vix w i'
not work unle'js there was<- a n civje-
diate incentive. T3;;t the x s
foresees exams fongM heforsuU-, :
wally arrive.

y '-lV
i .1<i) s-res"
b3 d < e0. s-Os- ." '.
I rlr~c '. .. *
WOs , 1st-me yeteda

their songsBrill h nreparel to get
-.i''-e otiutr l:' i rma if the'-
}" !'. T I V tuft)[l lit
f :- lip. s-i ofi 1 i1. a'-,''t
.-- a oa r 2211 ;:3<' « rif s '-
ct losr lr _ fu? ntgthis "if, rliv b n .
l Tf- t t7£:f i .; n o, Oilh: a - -o. - -
hte411 i town a .tothe ae Tof 17 'riki
-. .0. ¢terar ^ o f l2? ort (''~ i- aac i t ,-:ln-s
-'ur ra r'' ns11 v it teudaetalsp-s i~2. - s- l e -,
he (If s^sary to menetinhepis he blee-^ith.-
,,)I f, af r-choo nrair sI nin d thei ~r tid tr
fT fago Peitdontotellsse~ens. would
^na 1 'II s lis Trehertuenilthe olln-nnat
,,n in lf w hnnith te fundamentals tnces-
tipl wose.lsfryitoset aie pritcialttei'tohe
i sua- stiment andswould nt uretng.Hims
shet v wthr sPluows a.gsurpre ihg c
-oaf We' ; ne of eri c olad te ir trn ns
,nl .- :Pre sientLowell'sco-stateentswould
V e :'r-of T(--l1 f ltncey in the -o'ruoof inlcein p
12n1c22 '1'chool Tihyndreveal tl oewhat
r {7 - o n:-frs - iioneslty . eIda tatcinlete train-
have o es nomfet;th ero"Hem -In Viefro
sign fo' lfe tlf andithcltue itis the
f"a,. Yeodmnserdi small does ie t
scour g- su'1et is till 1n0usevinrr Io2i
nee? ovr rte it ( oarrisingfigor b-
ib.h~g Welanceof Aeriandcelegmeoa
tI-t 1{1 abotei
" dI . p' - ;i-i ndmanotguntilfe hags
reahedth age of T-Teorld4attempt i
,.ea~in 1mafutv edun aprcthiour
of ' 1I~th scho o traiig threeha
lr-'s-it v:s clwhnco te work l -l
, - ns-these for tyersis scu-es-
I aeh texpeseniteisthet
~an'c ~raiinghas n r epacen.o
,2e' '-tiaer for t s nfa tak e-
s' rl'r co~l andmlollegei^ or at 1
u -sasnd e. n oe hc
,$.1 n .-t.thoell by fim cllng collees-
- M--l-ifltem. e twolstotmot
li e=f ethoinstuwhoenscolgaprei Ond
,wvs- i' to comptreeoreftheyshad
n~'iiance' of ' heerkadwodaull
seus enough atheo ree isaunques-
mist ,- -a n -iosimeitarf indswichy
as ooasthey aegrkiuatetke
feo '-Meonh suchnatitti ng
roomsand ooma meen tsawise

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