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THE MICHIGAN DAILY

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of the council to have this privilege
is es'tablished by their past action on
disciplinarycasestand this concession
to self-government in an institution'
composed of adult citizens of a demo-
cratic national government is the least
that might be allowed. The petition
should not be allowed to gather dust
on the shelves of the administrative
offices.
TD iminatio and consistency are
not rcncila ehere. A middle course
is intolerable.
OFESSI AIS A4ND THE
I' OPERA
The University Senate Views with
deep concern the growing professional
character of ' the Michigan Union
opera. It desires to simplify the pro-
duction and make it more representa-
tive of university life.
Having suffered for years with so-
termed athletic professionalism, one
wonders if that bane of undergraduate
life is now to enter the field of drama-
tics. Can a dancer or an opera be too
professional, to be presented by a
university, and continue to come un-
der the head of amateur theatricals?
Evidently, the University Senate thinks
so.
In this day and age, enterprises are
carried out on a large scale. Univer-
sity activities have grown with the
unversity; tl'er scope has widened
as the influence of the university has
spread. Now many of the productions
.of' un'der araduate activity rival larg e

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ESDAY, MARCH 19, 1924

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ft Titor-ROBT. G. RAMSAY
THE STUDENT'S CASE
at is student government? Is it
ight of a delegated student body
range pep meetings and tug-of-
or is it embodying in the stu-
themselves the prerogative in
al and disciplinary cases which
ve fellow students? When the
nts have the right of self trial
it would seem that they have a
nment by the students. A stu-
body that elects a group of rep-
tatives to merely set dates is
elf governing. It is only organ-
inning with the age of twelve
in the public grade schools and
nuing through the public high
)s where student control. of stu-
problems is widely advocated and
iced as a training in good citizen-
boys and girls determine for
selves the culpability of their fel-
students in breaking the social
ards. Michigan is a university.
tudents are for the most part
s ranging in age from sixteen
to twenty-seven with probably
erage age of twenty-one. Presi-
Burton in his Convocation speech
nized the relatively mature age
e student body when he em-
zed the fact that the administra-
of the school 'was dealing with
not boys. At the age of twenty-
every individual in the United
s is considered legally capable
iderstanding the responsibilities
izens of the United States, sub-
o certain Constitutional qualifica-
In spite of all this, however, the
aistration of the University, re-
to allow the elected representa-'
of the student body to even re-
evidence and make recommenda-
in cases where infractions of
>cial standard by students is con-
d.
a recent case hindled by the.
nt council in which recommenda-
were made to the University Dis-
e committee, the action of the
nt governing body was recog-
as worthy by the faculty com-
. Yet these cases are allowed
view by the students only in rare

metropolitan industries. Does that
mean that ,hey are "professional?'
If such is considered to be true, The
Michigan Daily is open to such a
ehh ,for,.it is a far larger and more
expensie publication than many small
town newRapers. The Gagoyle has
J'assed' f t ieyo d the sope of a
purely local humor sheet. The Stu-
dent Christian Association, the Orator-
ical association, the band-all have
progressed until they are far from
being amateurish in aspect. Is this
a fault to be corrected, or is it a
sign of growth and an indication of
progress?;
The University Senate thinks that
the opera should be curtailed, that ex-
penses should be cut down, that it
should assume once more its prely
local chara t r of bygone days. put
be ;r ec onary, w 0' the watch-
word of the age is progress; why re-
,g# $ tptpe past, wheh't e future holds
5 dfrieus A) prospectii-
AN IRfTNT DEFUSI9N ,
n impdrtntdecslion rests with the
United States.
I ~ tric dientiss annou'nch, te
discovery of a new process which will
cffet tp, p rmanept unionpof
eni I4t nitog n toms. eThe
discovery, it is claimed, will produce
its. :It ivJil give T he
,atre'dSt tes c6nda o an exposve
force that -ocience. has never before
,ual ta fexIAbe7 4t010( as tong
as anything yet found. And it will
give American farmers a fertilizer
cheaper and better than anything yet
produced, a fertilizer that will greatly
enrich the soil and increase its pro-
ductivity.
To which phase will this country
give the greatest attention? Will it
expend its money for the development
of this new discovery into an explosive
and neglect its use as a fertilizer; or
will it prefer to increase the country's
productive power? The qustion is an
important one.
There is no doubt about what con-
tinental European nations would do
with the process. They would spend
every cent for the utilization of sci-
ence and scientific brains to extend
military power. But history has taught
this country that it is giot always well
to follow European examples; and, on
the other hand, history has also given
us a few costly lessons in military
preparadness.
Apparently the problem is as puzzl-
ing as it is important.
w tTwenty-Five Years;
Ago AtMichigan
From the Files of the U. of 3I. Daily,
March 19, 1899
Col. Rolt. G. Ingersoll will lecture
in the Athens Theater Monday night
on "The Devil," The fame of "Bob"
is so wide spread that this, his newest
lecture, will attract wide attention.
Prof. Scott will address the Peda-
gogical Society on "Rhetoric in the
High School." Room 4, Tappan Hall.
In consequence of Mr. Stagg's at-
titude as regards gate receipts, Michi-
gan's annual Thanksgiving Day game
with Chicago will not take place. In-
stead, Wisconsin and Michigan will
meet on that day, the game to be
played in Chicago.
Prof. A. A. Stanley sailed Wednes-
(lay for Enroe and will return next

DAY BEFORE
YESTERDAY WAS
ST. PATRICK'S
The current bill atthe Ma in-
volves an Ape Comedy, than which1
here Ia nothing mote soiur. These
{tpes wea costumes and do a lot of
things that they have been trained to
dog but iey do all their things as if
Par dodying Sam Johnson, we pro-
nounce this verdict:
An ape acting in the movies is like
a dog walking on his hind legs: it is
not done well, but we are surprised
to see it done at all.
THE ROVER BOYS' VENGENCE,
No. 11
Throughout all their adventures, the
intrepid Rovers had faced no such
problem as now faced them. How to
eat the exquisite boiled asparagus,
for which Silas Marner had provided
them no fork, was the thought upper-
most in each mind as they gazed long-"
ingly at the tempting repast spread be-
fore-them. Suddenly Prof. Snodgrass
started.
"We are saved" he exulted. "These
are not asparagus butts, but the fam-
ots Mexican papicus tamalius, better
known as the tongue scorcher, which
bears a great semblance to the Ameri-
can weed."
"But" put in Sam, "are you sure it
is proper to eat them with the fingers."
"My dear boy," suavely answered
the Professor, "the Mexican natives
do nothhig' else."
Promptly the captives set upon the
choice morsels.
"How succulent" thought Dick as
he munched a delicious tip.
"Fit for a king" remarked Tom, spit-
ting out a stray seed.
"Babies cry for it" facetiously apos-
trophized the runt Sam, grapping an-
other.
Meanwhile, Alcibiades Rover made
futile attempts to edge in toward the
tray, for he too was hungry, but the
boys were too strong for him, and he
sat down on a nail keg. fminally the
last of the edibles disappeared.
"My dear sons," Alcibiades stroked
;hg4s lcng beard, ''andl you too, Prof.
Snodgrass, are faced by a critical sit-
uation. Silas Marer and Lopez An-
dalusca are this momet .fiendishly
planning your end."
4W1hat" excli.ed the grouip inter-
esterly.
"Yes, it is only too true, Liuke Warm
arried. but a nomenT ago, a4 the
final link of their scheme is welded.
They will feed you hot tamales until
you' burst fr om the eatt.'"I.
"Hot tamales" exclaimed the cap-
tives. 'Hot tamales!"
"So I have planned your' escape"
continued Alcibiades. "The door is
open. Go, 4nd my fortun, be with
you." His gray head sank upon his
breast.
"But you, dear father," said Dick
with tears of gratitude shining in his
eyes, "we cannot leave you here."
"I shall stay and take the conse-
quences," said the ancient firmly.
The others glanced at each other.in
dismay.
-Washington.
Do the Rovers escape The Motor
Boys to the rescue.
HISTORICAL FICTION
This is to be part of a new program
to make the Rolls educational as well
as frightfully entertaining. The idea,
we confess, is an old one, having been
used with telling effect by Henty, who
wrote the Henty looks, as well as
other famous fellows. The idea is
to give a little piece of history pleas-

antly mixed with a thrilling narative.
so that the young folks read it for the
story, and are all ChM time learning
history without knowing it. Awfully
ingenious, isn't it?
Louis XIV was playing billiards'
with his favorite opponent, the Duc
de Lisle. Lisle was about two points
behind when suddenly the King missed
and left the balls in the corner.
Bending down over the table, Lisle
aimed once more, fiddled long shot-
and miscued. "Confound it!" he said
in an aggravated voice. "Your shot,
Quatorze."
The King chalked up and ran seven,
leaving the balls in opposite corners
of the table. "Try and make one," he
smiled genialy at his courier.
Lisle, with a beautiful round tlable
shot, neatly gathered the spheroids
in one corner. "Laugh that off, Louie,"
he rallied. And he proceeded to click
off seven points, shooting perfect bil-
liards. lie missed an easy one on the
eighth leaving the balls together. The
King missed. Lisle missed also. The
King made two. Lisle made two. The
King missed. Lisle missed. The King
j made four. Lisle made four. The'
King then ran out, and the Duc said
courteously congratulated him. "Guess
I ain't in your class, Sire," he says.
"Guess not," says the King. "Wish
I could scare up some competition

KLEAGLES AT CORNELL
(CORNELL DAILY SUN)
Rental or a box at the Ithaca post-
of'ice,rdissemination of radical litera-
ture and frequent fu~ry crosses onI
neighboring hill tops are seemingly'l
substantial evidences of either the
rapid formation or existence of a
local Ku Klux Klan. Whether Sat- I
urday evening's performance on the
Library slope was an actual ceremon-
ial of the Klan, or merely a burlesque
on the part of students, with the Klan(
as the object of thir ridicule cannot
be stated with any certainty. Unfor-
tunately the large amount of Klan
literature at the base of the cross,
however, would seem to indicate aj
more or less serious motive on the
part of the perpetrators.
Cornell apparently has kept off the
the beaten path of these ignominious
twentieth century Crusadors Ylith theirj
splendidly stated ideals, which, when
put into practice result in murder,"
rapine and crimes too horrible to
enumerate. The possiblity of their
being received within the walls of
the University slould be greeted by
general alarm. The disgrace accruing-
to names of colleges and universities
throughout the country which have
been unable to cut away this ulcerous
growth sounds a warning to be heeded
well by Cornell.
We find the following statement in'
a booklet distributed by local agents
of the Klan. "This is a white man's
organization; this is a gentile organ-"
ization; it is an American organiza-
tion; it is a Protestant organization."
Each one of these ideals, so-called, is
aimed at a substantial part of the
country's population, while the total
number of these various classes makes
up approximately 40 per cent of the
population of the United States. Any
society which aims at the suppression
of these classes by what it deems to
be a higher type of American can
hardly claim the right to call itself
an American organization. The prin-
ciples of the Klan are built on pre-
judices; its methods savour of the
Middle Ages, and where therte' isi need'
of better law enforcement, legitimate
reform is prop r.

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every two hours to 9:10 D. .
Express: 7 a. m., 8 a, tn. and evv y
two hours to 8 p. m.
Locals: # a. m., 8:55 a. m. and
every two hours to 8:55 p. m.,
11 p. M. To Ypsilanti only, 11:4G
p. m., 12:25 a. m. and 1:15 a. m.
WEST BOUND
Limiteds: 8:47 a. m. and every two
hours to 8:47 p. m.
Express (making local stops): 9:50
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p. tn.
Ltocals: 7:50 a. m., 12:10 a. tn.

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THE JUNIOR GIRLS PLAY
(Continued from Page one.)
Finally, the' gieatest credit should'
be given to Professor J. L: Brumm as
the general director. , Ohly , 4e] o'ie
considers the almost impossible task
of managing some one hundred and
fifty excitable girls, of quelling the
numerous fits of temperament that al-
ways arise, and of bringing from the
general chaos a satisfactory musical
comedy, can one appreciate the real
accomplishment. To porduce a modern
revue of any kind seems a tremendous.
undertaking, but to turn out an all-
girl production . . . the man must
be a genius, a vertiable genius,
"TIHE CHANGELINGS," a review by
Robert Henderson.
The success of such plays as "The
Changehings" is one of the most hop's-
ful' signs of the American theatre: In
it Lee Wilson Dodd, the author, has
punctured holes through the host of
our modern "isms"-Sophisticated ex-

March 19-20-21-22
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cuses, it almost seems, for explaining 1
happy immoralt3-. It is a thoroughly
delightful comedy of manners-after
the English school, although its scene
is laid in America-dramatically in-
teresting, and of definite literary qual-
ity.
The curtain rises on a chatting
household resting after a magnificient
dinner. The women are gossiping in
confused whispers, and the men are
discusing their wine and cigars. Sud-
denly the message comes that the mar-
ried daughter has decamped with a
famous author, leaving her husband
high and very dry and bewildered.
This is the situation, and from it
develops consequences at once amus-
ing and magic. At the end of the third
act, of course, the erring wife "finds
herself in her husband's arms, cling-
ing close to him" in the words of the
manuscript, and' everything is quite
normal.
To this, however, is added an epite-
gue that luckily pulls the plot from
the usual sentiment and leaves one
with that inexpressable satisfaction
always felt in the presence of true
talent. Nothing important happens-
the household is dinning together
again, and once more they chat over
their after-dinner coffee-but it rounds
out the picture with a completeness
so generally lacking in the theatre:
It represents the turn in the eternal
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