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THE MICHIGAN DAILY_

at tt74ateJ

Al, NEWSPAPER OF THE
NERSITY OF? MICIGAN
ed every morning except Monday
e University ytear by the Board in
fStudent Pulhlications.
rs ofWestern Conference Editorial
gy.
ssociated Press is e: lusively en~
he use for republication of all newsI
credit-ed to it or not otherwisef
n this piper and the local news pub.
Iat the postoffice at Ann tAr' x: ,
'as second class matter. Special rate
c granted b". Third Assistant Post-
eneral.
;;tics by~ caritcr, $3.5n by mail,,
Annt,.ArbTor Press Ruilding, May-
et.
comnicat~iofl, not extceedmg 300o
ill be published iu The Dail at
tion of the Editor. Upon request,
tT of communicant will, be re-
sconfidential.
_F14TORIAL STAFF
:iepiiooes, 2414 pod 176-1
MIANAGING EDITOR
H-ARRY D. 110EY
Board Chairman.. . . . C. Morarity
or .........3. C. Garlinghouse
Night Editors
les A. B1. Counable,.1%r
Clai k T. '.l: iske
}'. M. Wagner
dito ,,........ Ralph 1 . byrs
Euitor........Winona Hibbard
ditor...............Ruth A. Rowell
City Editor...., Kenn--th C. Kellar
Michigaun:vews Bureau. R. G. Ramnsay
sEditor ...Robert B. Henderson
'Assistants
arley Eliz~abeth ieiberrnann
rtcnan It. S. Mansfield
i'acrcll E. C. Mack
liqx er Verena Mor~an
row'u llarold ;Moore
ourad Carl Ohtlr~acher
to Cote ll ydle Peirc6
avis Andrew Propper
hrlch 1i0arie (Reed
rnambterg Reina Reichrnant7
irtnerEdni1arie Schrauder
Heath C. A. Stevens
ry W. HI. Stoneman
llouseworth Marjorie Sweet
ine Frederic G. TFelmos
Kamnin :'. R. Thal
Kell 1V. J. Wa? thour
ndalll Het an Wise

FEMINIZATION AND THlE
HUM-3A ITiES
After all the discussion there has.1
been of co-education, its 'merits and~
its faults, it might seem to be ex-1
tremely difficult to say something new I

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RIE SPY CTPIJLLY
D)EDICATED TO
STEVE DE~CATUJR

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on the subject. Nevertheless, Prof.
Rollo Walter Brown, an educator of
considerable note, in a recent article.
does bring forth a point that at least
seems to be new.
Professor Brovwn is opposed -to the
mingling of the sexes in colleges, and
yet he dismisses as either trivial or
fabsurd practically all of the stock
arguments against it. Hle ridicules
the idea that young men and women1
ha~ve jany m~ore or different oppor-
tunitie sfor' association in th~e co-
e-iucatioal' institutions thanh they do
fi those where the sexes are segre-
gated, or than they do when at home.
He does not share, or at any rateI
he does not mention, the argumexat of
such, a noted authority as. Dr. Muen-
sterberg that girls when in classroom
with boys necessitate a feminization
' f the instruction given.
Professor Brown's grievance is dif-
ferent from all these and perhaps
puts a new bee in the bonnet of anti-
co-educational cranks. Hle insists that
when girls and boys go to college
together the result is that there is a
separation of the studies pursued ,ini-
to two classes, those that are manly

The reason this col is dedicated to 1
Steve Decatur, is, not, as we often
said before, because we admire- hire~
Dior because we 'have personally bone-I
fltddl by 'anything he ever did'." ourj
life, we tell ourself confidently, has
rolled along much the same as It,
would have if ,Stephen had never been
Iborni..
The only reason we dedicatgid they
col to hiin is that: the Chic ago Tri-
bune, w'hich someone has c~alled the
World's °Greatest' Newspaper, thinks.
a certain remark the misguided fellow
once made is the right sort of founda-
tion for an editorial policy. The
sparkling epigram we refer to is this:
"Our country! In her intercourse
with foreign~ nations may she always
be right; but our, country, right or
wrong.
Every, day the Trip runs this at-!I
mosphere to America at the top of
her editorial page; and every day
the editorials folio wthe lead of Stu-
pid Steplhen-
IAll of wtih has~ been.'said before,
but never 'by a youxng .fellow ina
nastier mood.

C AMPU S OPINION
SOME ASPECTS OF THE LABOR}
PARTY,
To The Editor: -
1I appreciate Mr. R. M. Wetiley for
his kind reference to my lecture. I{
like the sense of humor which istlg-I
gests that I am a "gift horse" whoG
carries "grains, of salt", in his mouth.j
In fastening m'e. down. to the, state,-
' mient: that' Ramsay MacDonald's wife;
was a "daughter of Lord Melvin,'
Mr.. Weniey shows a naive faith in
' the accuracy "of newspaper reports."
The curious thing is that Mr. Wenley'
was prasent ate my lecture and hecard,.
me say, that lyagaret Gladstone Way
the "niece" of Lord Kelvin.. A word
to the wise is indeed enough. But I
Iwelcome the letter, at least it assures
us that Mr. Wen ley knew Lord :Kelvin.
_____Sidney F. Wicks
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To The Editor:-,
CI did not intend to write but after
seeing the Daily this. morning I can-
not help myself. It seems " that you
will use any trivial material except
hat which you' have decided shall
Inot go into the student Opinion
coluimn.
I do not know whether your excu;se
twill be that the material was not

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SATURDAY, MAY 24, 1924'
Nightt Editor-JOED KRLTGEPh
UP 'IRO31 WTHE EVERGLADES

and those that' are womuanly, and thatf
among the latter there strongly tends'
to be placed wh'at - Used to be called'
the "humanities," including the an-
cient and modern languages and their,
literatures. 1
If this charge is well founded, and
its author has collected from many-
college catalogues a host of statistics,
that seem to prove or at least to
support his contention, the most serf-f
ous part of it is the conclusion as to
the development of the inhumane
among the men ,going to co-educational
institutions. At a time when it is
especially desirable that men should
be "humane," those who attend co-
educational colleges' are made "in-'
humane," it would seem, for lack of
the gentler influences of the studies
they scorn as "sisterly."
Itkcannot be denied that the human-'
ities are sadly neglected in the moderni
college. Xenophon, Herodotus, Homner,
the Bucolico poets; Plato, Euripides,
Aristotle, Greek 'drama. Virgil, Hor-
ace, Juvenal, Lucretius, Pliny, Taci-
tus, and Livy are' but meaningless
names to a great majority. 'Milton;
Chaucer, early English drama,. or
Spencer are too frequently strangears
to college 'graduates. "The" high'er
courses in modern languages are often
shunned; Goethe and Schill'er, Moliere
and Hugo in the original delight but1
i select few.

[NAIL!I MAIL! DO YOV WANT YOUR
My Dear 'Mr.-Cowles :-
Your" review of the :picure, "The'
Law rprhids," was asfnine all the
way throtigh and in one place mali-
cious. Where do you get that ~stuff
about Baby Peggy's "cheap little
face?" Are your own features so
exquisitely formed that you cana-
a-ford to criticize those of other peo-
Iple?
Also you" remarks some weeks ago
at 'the time of Eleanor Duse's death
were, to say the 'least, somewhat in
bad taste.
lI will not sign my name to this, be-
cause you will probably write some-
thing pseudo-humorous about it.
Yours,
j Alt 11' Wisher

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iNeglest of the hmaiie"is wide-

ned an orator, a politician, an~dj
ignoramus by as many factionsj
ved his right to all of these titles
the first day of the 136th general
enibly of the Presbyterian church
the 'United States of America. For
eral monthas he, has been sub-
geas it were, in the everglades
Florida, studying the deleterious
ats of evolution with his new'pres-
atial candidate, only to, arise and
ie to Grand Rapids and swing the
tion of the moderator to a manl
o leads the opposition to progress
h1is church,
'hat his oratory was functioning,
perly is demonstrated by the words'
wisdom with which he' supported
candidacy of Dr. Clarence E. Me-
tney, ultra-fu 4damontalist an
ler in the mmovement to removye Dr.
,ry Emerson Fos dick frorn,the pub-
of the First Presbyterian Aurch
New York city. He swung the
es of many no doubt when he
red the following characterization:
is a man who will not surrender!
modernism as a substitute for the
~d of God." No doubt that in-
ous word "modernism" was suf-
ent to convince the reverend pil-
of the church that Dr. McCartney
uld be placed in a, position of
icient power to guard from dese-
ion their theological dogma.
hait Mr. Bryan is still a clever
tician was 'also demonstrated. His
rs of experience in running for
sident of the United States stood
tin good stead. His candidate,
s true, won only by a smallma-
ty, tut it is equally true that to
t a man to a position of such pro-
ien. e on a platform of retro-
~son requires real political genius.
e mo1st astonishing aspect of the~
ale situation, however, is the fact~
cthe champion of fundamentalism
uld deem this election an an-
inceinent to the world that the l
sbyterian church stands for "evan-I
cal Christianity." Granted that

this neglect comes as a result of. co-
j -ducation seems far-fetched and 'iI-
logical. Rather in these statistics an
observer can vaguely glimpse a gen-
teral tendency of the times-a ten-
:ency Against all except directly. use-
'ful studies, those that help in the
making of a living. And it is to the
Working -out of the elective system
'?n a too practical basis, rather than
to "feminization" that the modern
ignorance' and neglect of the "human-
I ties"- is chiefly due.
SCIENTIFIC JOURNALISM
A newspaper is particular in select-
ing the material which it prints. A
political writer is nofr selected to -do
sports, a humorist is not sent to cover
funerals and a bachelor is seldom
the proper selection for sa Won en's,
page editor. Yet mny newspapers
.of good journalistic s'tanding' ini~st
onl peritting literary' men to' Wr-ite "
supposedly scientific articles.
Recently a series of articles appear-
ed on the pages of a well-known Chi-:
cago daily, on subjects of ,a scientific
nature, written 'by. a man who showed
himself vastly ignorant of physical
science. He even failed to recognize
the fact, so fundamental in physics,
that no work is done unless a dis-
placement occurs-a fact 'well known
to any student of physics. That man
is also a graduate of this university,
but not from the college of engineer-
ing or the department of physics.
jNewspapers hire specialistg-to write
their feature articles nowadays. The
sport writers are usually ex-athletes;
at any rate, men who know thoroughly
the, sports they cover. Men of' ye ars
experience in politics cover the nows
at Washington and the state capitols,
jWhy should not these same demands
be carried. over into the fields of
science?
Au Initeresting literary style is notI
the only requisite for a writer of
special features on mechanics. He
Inust, primarily, be well-informed on
his subject. He must know whereof
he speaks. If, at the same time. he

Dearest Ill, wisl~er, you flatter youf-
self.
The new 'Ensians, which were being,
peddled to waiting ;thousands yester-
day at the tradesman's entrance to
the. Librlary;, smell soliething terrific,
1We are aspured, hoevrbiy those
who have had experience with pre-
vious 'Ensians, that. the smell wears
off in time.
I*As an additionalselling. point, the
book is plentifully besprinkled with
cuts of Cowles in business . attire~.
Every 1single oile of themn a fresh
sokltoo. ; r'rsig hwingeni-
ous these photographers are., They'
ma'ke you look funny in so many dif=
ferent ways....
If You Think You Can Get The
I "RIeaders"' Hot About .Anything, Come'
On And' Try It.
RerJsn:It seems to" me that out of theI
great number of studs who read your
colyumn, there ought to be a, law stud
who can solve this problem for me.
Here it is:
Last night I was waiting on the
dead end of the wire trying to get
a certain. . 390-wh'en I fell asleep and
dropped the phone. I t hardly seemps
right that I should .pay the damages
amountin~g to a broken' receiver and
Cmouthpiece.
Please, Jason, let me know that the
- expert advice of your realers turn3
{ Very worried,
yr ~ * * Jaycik
SThe Drama column, nowadays, is
having pretty hard going. There ain't
much drama this time of the year.
But R. B. H. is lucky compared
to us. The humor at this dump wad3
used up years ago....
Time was when the barber shop was
sanctuary to the male against the
prying eye of any NICE girl. The
female of yore who walked through
the Nickels Arcade, for instance, used
modestly to cast her eyes downward
as she passed the joint that givesl
away tickets to the Wisconsin game.
But now!tEiquality of the sexes
has sent all the pigs scurrying to
get haircuts. Every shop swarms
with Women getting what
they
are
pleased i
to'
S call . -
fShingles. . -
Now nine tenths of the public think
we ran all those words on separate
lines so as to fill up space.
INine tenths of the public is wrong.

well written, or was not typewritten
or simply that it did not pertain tol
student affairs. After seeing some of
the letters 'recently I know it is not
he first point. If it is the second it
is the most unfair regulation any
"newspaper'' could have because all
have not the access to a typewriter.
If you knew the number of students
whom I think are Klansmen and if
you knew just how hot they think
it will get around' here In the future
you would not he so sure the subject
is not interesting to student leaders. I
Yes, I wrote a little comment con-
cerning the Ku' Klux Klan, which
organization recently put its man in
as mayor of your beloved Youngs-
town.
If your r fte~ Eitorial, Board is
responsible for the great unfairness
~I transfer all the condemnation to I
them.4t
May the guilty feeling of an Ameni-
can wtlo su lirs's, ?tre ee =hre t
'on the one 'responsible.
James W. McKnight
new yearl
T'HERE IS IN' ANN ARBOR,1 as you
can guess, an Ann Arbor High School, i
and after the manner of high schools!
the graduating senior class presents
'Its annual Senglr Play when every
May reaches it close. The function,
as a national custom, has gained forl
itself an unwholesome repute through
the myriad abuses the practice has
received. As.a rule the budding artist
of the school or the leading football'
player is cast in. the leading role and
surrounded to the embarrassment of
the players and audience with the
poeudo il ge belles. The whole af-
fair is almost unbeieab'y rode and
11wjward, and save for the pathtic
pride of the d ,ting parents a crying
sin against theatrical manner and
:morals.
Such a situation, in all honor, i
not local. In Ann Arbor High. school[
Miss Lurene Osborn is the directr[
of dramatics, and under'tier very
patient. guidance there. lav'e ev lved
a series of highly , ,tllfactqW pro .,
ductions.- Through her dogged per-
severance and 'limtless~ tact she is
able to instill ini her pupils an extra-
ordinary appreciation of the better
drama she insists on sponsoring, and
to remove from the actors a major
portion, of their adolescent self-con-
sciousness. H'er work has included
almost every type of play from the
average one-act bill to Shakespeare'
and Anatole France, and on occasion
she has directed several numbers for
the Players' Club in its healthier days.
The' very fact that she has had the 1
courage' to present "A Midsummer}
Night's "Dream," "The Man Who Mar- I
ried a Dumb Wi'fe,"and 'The 'Etivals'~''
shouldibe indicaitive of hr success.
Thl . year there will be offered under
h er supervision Laurence Housman's I'
difficult" fantasy, "Prunella," subtitledl I
from :4o specific reason, "Love in a!
Dutch'Garden." The play is generally
considered among the best of the
author's works, and during its initial
presentation coined 'a fulsome salary
for Winthrop Ames, who produced it
in New York with Mrgueroite, vlrkI.i

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