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of the property that is there included.
4 J Magazines are being destroyed, news-
papers removed from. the racks and
OFFICIAL NEWSPAPER OF THE scattered over the room, and coats
UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN and-hats strung promiscously about in
a way. that not only depireciates the

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Published every morning except Moordnv '
during the University year by the Board in appearance of the room but makes it
Control of Student Publications. less inviting to the student who is!
We. feel that we have shown, by
Members of Western Conference Editorial passing by.
Association. The Union is a men's club of the our consistently good work for the
. University of Michigan. It is of the past week and a half, thatwe can con-
The Associated bress is exclusi ely en-
titled to the use for republication of all news men, by the men, and for the men. It inue to write this column every day,
credited in this papertand the local news pub- is their club, and the privileges that single-handed, in the sane brilliant
lished therein. it affords are divided equally among style. as this.
Entered at the postoffice at Ann Arbor, them. They should be allowed the However, we are, after all, suppos-
dMichigan, as second class matter. proper use of all that is in it in or- ed to be conducting this column-not
$4Subscription by carrier, $3.o; by mail, der that the purpose of the Union writing it; our task, in theory at'
Onices: Ann Arbor Press Building, May- may be carried on in a manner be- least, is one of selection, not of crea-'
Phones:tEditorial, 2414 and 176-M; Busi- fitting such an organization. tion. Where the idea that people
-s--.Those members who are violating will contribute to a column comeE
Signed communications, not exceeding 300 the privileges offered by the Union from, we are not prepared to say. The
IVor d;, will be publishod in The Daily at
the discretion of the Editor. Upon request, ar e guilty of an offence not only to psychology of it is that they like to
the identity of communicants will be re- all of the many students who make see their stuff in print. Most pe-
garded as confidential,
the Union their club, but upon them- culiar psychology, too. After a-week
EDITORIAL STAFF selves. They are making of the read- and a half, they wouldn't have that
ing room something of which they can psychology still with 'em, by gum.
elepne,2414 and 17-M not well be proud, and in doing so Anyway :suitable contributions will
MANAGING EDITOR are taking from themselves the ad- be pr'inted. Send 'em to Toasted Rolls,
HOWARD A. DONAHUE vantages of a well equipped room Press .Building, Ann Arbor. This ,is
where reading may be done to the for your benefit- to give you an op-
News Editor............Julian E. Mack. best advantage. They are literally portUnity .,to smash. into print-and
City Editor...--------harry lIl'ey ti peddopru't nyg
Editorial Board Chairman.... R. C. Moriarty and figuratively "biting off their nose this splendid opportunty is only go-
to spite their face". , ing to take one smaek at your door.
Night Ed.tors tsptthifa
E. H. Ailes A. B. Connable Just one.
R. A. Billington T. E. Fiske ,*yr *
Harry C. Clark TG.Garlinghouse WHY (LASS ELEt"IIONS ARE HELD
P. M. agner For the benefit of the freshmen,'we
Sports Editor...............Ralph N. Byers No emotional appeal is appropriate 'ill say that this is the way a con-
Women's Editor.........Wiinona Hibbard today in urging members of the stu-
Telegraph Editor............R. B. Tarr tribution looks:
Sunday Magazine Editor......F. L. Tilden dent body to exercise the right of Abi loks
Music Editor..........'..Ruth A. Howell franchise, delegated to them .as mem- . ArtIn Advertising
Editorial Board hers of their respective classes. It Sir: Your clients may recall a par-

Paul EIistein
R. G. Baeteke
'Mlarion Barlow
Helen L'rown
PBernadette Co
liaroljl Ehrlicl
l~E C.hLngerie
'. p. Henry
Dorothy ranii
la. C. Kellar
f neph Kruger
Llizabeth Lieb

Ru .}rrt Ram.ayI

'Andrew Piopper
R. R. McGregor, Jr.
E. C. Mack
te S. J. Schnitz
W. L. Scratch
e' 'S. L. Smith
W-. II. Stoneman
in IH. R. Stogie
N. R. Thal
S. 13. Tremble
erman W. J. Walthour


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Advertising...............E. L. Dunne
Advertising .......... .Perry AM. Hayden
Advertising...................C. Purdy
Advertising......... .W. Roesser
Adverising................W. K. Scherer
Accounts ... ..........C. WV. Christie
Circulation...........Jno. Haskins
Publication.............Lawrence Pierce
Bennie Caplan Edw.D. Iloedemaker
John Conlin Harold A. Marks
Allin B. Crouch Byron Parker
Louis M. Dexter S. A. Robinson
Rowan, Fasquejle H. M. Rockwell
Joscpli J. Finn H. E. Rose
David A. Fox Will Weise
Lairen Naight C. F. White
E. II. Haje R. C. ' Winter

is a plain business proposition.
It is necessary to elect officers in
order to organize the classes and it
is necessary to organize the classes
that they may carry on their inter-
class and social activities during the
year. The J-Hop, Sophomore Prom,
smokers and the spring and fall
games require the serv'ces of an effi-
cient group of business executivesI
and it is the duty of class members
to see that such officers are duly el-
ected at the appointed time-which is
On several occasions in the past
Councilmen have sent home a handful
of students who came to the meeting
place, because an election held by a
two or three per cent representation
would be nothing short of a burlesque.
Had this small body of interested
students been elected to officially rep-
resent their class at all future gath-
erings, as a recognition for their in-
terest, there would have undoubtedly
been a storm of protest. However7
such a condition would be justified for
the absent members positively indi-
cate the low value they place upon
the right to vote by their absence.
..The action Governor Walton will
take now, after his defeat by the
people of the State of Oklahoma, will
definitely show his idea of "repre-

agraph which touched lightly upon
Art, as manifested in the advertise-
ment. Please consider the following
poem as a bit of additional proof. It
sings the praises of MOSINEE, a na-
tionally advertised brand of brownI
The Song of the Blue Spruce
They stand-those towering spruces
So sturdy, straight and tall,
Wind-swept by many a combat,
Storm-wrung from spring to fall.
Yet each straining struggle streng-
Every shred, from root to limb,
While the lashing, slashing branches
Strum the cadence of the'r hymn:
"Oh MOSINEE, it is for' thee
We grow in strength increasingly;
Our toughened fibres soon shall be
Made into sinewy MOISNEE!
The Duke
Have you noticed, by any chance,
the sign in front of Graham's store
at the other end of the diagonal:
Just wherein lies the connection
between these two words, we have
been unable to ascertain.
* * *
Housewife's Lament
Capable maids are hard to get-
But that's not wiy I weep.
For like the blushing violet
They're very hard to keep.

To the Editor:
In a reception to new students,
President J. 'B. Angell of Yale UIni-
versity recently sa'd, "You cannot
under the Federal law and you can-
not under the University law, bring
intoxicating liquors into any building
of the University. Whatever you may
think of the eighteenth amendment or
of the 'moderate use of liquor, this
rule holds". Ile further stated that
violation would mean d'smissal. He
gave his warning as follows: "The
University will not qPermit dissipa-
tion. No man can come to any great
success at Yale who is known to be
a dissipated man."
While this message is intended for
Yale students, it should be borne in
the minds of students here. The
rules. laid down by President Angellj
are intended to eliminate profligacy so
often indulged in by a certain number
of students. I need not cite any nci
dents of happenings in this Univer-
sity. Suffice to say that we all wish
for their extirpation.
(The Cornell Daily Sun)
The recent appearance of the Unit-
ed States Military Academy's student
publication, "The Pointer", with its
wide variety of topics, interesting in
general, although with a tendency to
be pertinent to things solely West
Point in their application, compels
the admiration. of anyone faimliar
with the trials and time atendant up-
on producing such a paper, and es-
pecially when it is considered the in-
tensive and rigidly programmnied day
which the cadets are forced to spend.
Leisure is at a premium, and is prac-
tically the only opportunity which the
editors have for doing their work. he
paper is in no ways a means of avoid-
ing strict adherence to the curricu-
Whether or not a graduate of the
Military Academy would be any less
efficient as a commanding officer had
he been allowed a little more latitude
in pursuance of such activities is a
question hardly worthy the argument.
But West Point has this to its cred't:
what it does, it does thoroughly, and
with little temporizing. It is, then,
to be hoped that the new publication
can look forward to a long and ever
increasing success, and not become a
martyr to honest journalism, as did
its predecessor several years ago, for
daring to question or erticize a su-
perior officer.
The Long Voyage
Dr_ William Hld of ChiaLon-

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PROMOTING MOB RULE sentative" government.
Mob rule is a thing to be always
discouraged. The laws of city, state
and'country are adequate to cope with Twenty-Five Years
any situation, however unusual and
trying; whi'ch may arise, and the gov- Ago At M ichigan
ernment forces are sufficient to handle
lawbreakers who disregard social and
moral regulations. No possible good From the files of tle I. of il. Daily
and a great deal of harm can be caus- October 4, 1$98.
ed by self-righteous and self-appoint-
ed rules whose chief funct'on is the It is of special interest to Michigan
leading of large mobs of citizenry and that the "features of this year's meet
whose chief purpose is the enforcing ing of the Associat'on of Science", a,
"of their self-conceived laws. it was phrased by the Boston News
It is easy to imagine that in times papers, was the description of a new
of great stress- such mobs and their! gas, "etherion", found in the atmos
readers 'might serv'e a useful purpose phere by Charles F. Brush of Cleve
but in this enlightened twent'eth cen- land, and presented by him in a pre
tury such times of stress are liminary paper. Brush is a chemica
rare indeed. Regardless of whethey graduate of the University in th
the need for such spontaneous action class of 1568.
Sis necessary or not suckh groups arise
in, every community. We 'have them The President of the Medical class
right here i-n the University. Stu - of 1901, of which Oliver B. Norton who
dents, 'who are not the best type them- was killed at San Juan Hill in Cuba
selves, but, who consider their chief was a member, is in receipt of the
function in life the teaching of fresh- following letter from Norton's coin
men by the hazing method, are just manding officer:
such disturbers. Oyster Bay, L. I.,
The large Klu Klux Klan organiza- Oct. 1, 1898.
tion is a national group of this type. I W S. Chase, Ann Arbor, Mich.
Cloaking their activities under the My Dear Sir:
term "Americanism" they attack the Trooper Norton was killed by my
very foundations of the Constitution side while he and his brother were
of the United States. Their ideals are
gallantly breasting the steep hill in
1teautiful on paper but they are impos-
our last charge. He was not only a
sible to carry out In the correct spir- n ost gallant soldier, but a t-ue and
it. Their organization makes for mob brave man, and I deeply mourn hxs
rule and injustice, death, yet lie could not have died in a
Just at this particular time, when worthier way or for a better cause.
the officials of every city and state in With sincere regret I am, Faithfully
the country are finding it more and yours, Theodore Roosevelt.
more difficult to curb this growing in-
fluence, the super-drama "The Birth
of a Nation," with its Klu Klux Klan as is known, four University
motif is revived by an enterprising their lives in the late
picturtwe producer. In the picture, the war. They were, John A. iobb,
Klan represented is gathered together harles A. von Walthausen, W. J.
in a time of dire stress and necessity O'Brien, and Oliver B. Norton.
when thxe laws of the country werer
unable to cope with the existing situ- Many Seek Place
ation. The present Klu Klux Klan is In Choral Union
is an entirely different organization,
but the effect of this picture is one-
which will not add to the harmony More than 50 additional tryouts for
and well being of the country and, the Choral Union were interviewed at
no matter what the reason for its the School of Music last night. 'There
present revival, it is bound to do il- 1s tillmoom for, new siners. more


^Murch A1. 1A11rimu Aca go pieI
* * * diets that one hundred years will
A prominent professor of psychol- eventually be regarded as an infant
, ogy yesterday demonstrated that hee wr
was more than a mere investigator ofg
science, more than a scholar, more comes botter known. "Men can live
n than a dreamer. He proved conclus- to a great age." says Dr. Held. "Our
- ively that he was also a keen, prac-' present knowledge of cellular activi-
s tical, administrator. ty and glandular function has brought
- It was thus. Caine time for all the to our unde-standing, with accuracy
dumb brunos and brunettes to gallop never before attained, the causes of
- in and hear a lecture on the habits premature old agesenility, arteio
-of the amoeba, the super-intelligent 'sbeoieiesl~hbodp's
schlerosis, epilepsy, h gh blood pre.-
- animal who is the basis or our mod- sure and disease in general."
l ern psychology. When this bunch of * * x
e apes and apesses arrived at the door
toThe wonders accomp~lishied by find-
of the room, they found they had to Th'"dr comlse ymd
fth roomssg tseys. foutheysh t ical science cannot be fully appreci-
sit in assigned seats. The assignments at ad until it is realized that the aver-
s were posted on the bulletin board
Snearat hand. Followed a rush to age span of life has been increa-ed
nar a.. from 20 years in the sixteenth con-'
6same. tury to 55 years~ at the p~resenlt tulne.
To cut short a story that is really The ti wl come he st 'ie
- qitelon, teyallgotin alfanThe time will come when it will be
quite long, they all got in half an a crime to die of typhoid fever, dia-
hour later, just in tinge to hear what betes, Bright's disease, the various:
the amoeba has for supper. Thus
tborcardiac vascular (diseases, and ( poss:;i-
, they not only missed the breakfast cTr
j bly cancer. 'The most important step
and dinner menus of this all import-
now is the instruction of the lpubhe in
ant animal, but they also had to mill healthy and intell'gent living.
around for half an hour doing noth-
The question raised by thes-e facts
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But that wasn't what got our goati
at all. We would just as soon do
nothing for half an hour, or even for
three quarters of an hour. What real-
ly annoyed us was that after all our
milling, when we finally got to the

is whether or not the mind of man is
being equipped for this longevity. 11
a. man is to take a century long trip
on the road of life it is important that
lie be well equipped for the long voy-



damn bulletin board, our name wasn't
on it. The western world has been using
"You see, Watson," said Hawkshaw, the Gregorian calendar for more than
"smiling his easy smile, and ,tapping 341 years. It has taken all that time
his long nervous fingers on the arm to convince the - eastern orthodox
of his chair, "I had forgotten to world of the advantages in accuracy
hand in my registration card." the Gregorian calendar. possesses ov-
* * * er the Julian system of computing
When one reflects that the young time. According to an edict just re-
persons attending this great Univer- cently published by the Pan-Orthodox
sity are supposed to be the cream of congress in Constantinople and all the
Michgan's young persons, intellect- faithful will hereafter use the Gre-
ually (as they got into college) and gorian system. Perhaps after all
financially (because they are still there is hope for the League of Na-
here) one becomes most gloomy. tions.
The faculty and townsneonle of Ann_


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