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Published every morning except Monday
during the University year by the roard in!
Control of Student Publications.
Members of Western Conference Editorial
The Associated Press is exclusively en-I
titled to the use for republication of all news'
dispatches credited to it or not otherwise
credited in this paper and the local mews pub-

ception in the localities where Mimes
make their debut this season.
Many of the favorite college songs
had their origin in the opera music of
bygone. days and even now are re-
membered by a few as they were sung
from the stage of the Whitney theatrej
many years ago. Although the moret
recent productions have not main-
tained Michigan atmosphere, as an es-
sential feature, they have attempted
to continue the traditional "song be-
tween the acts", and it is these which

Today the doughty warriors of the
Case Scientific school journey hither
for their annual scuffle with the Yost-
nen. As the papers say, "Yost is not
worrying about the outcome of the
contest, although Case always bringsi
along a good scrappy team." And ap-
pended to this sage prediction is an
accoflit.of how Case made the men
of Michigan fight their hardest for a
9-7 score ,in 1915, and how they tied
the Maize and Blue the following;
year. --.
For the sake of journalistic var-
iety, if nothing else, we will say. here
that although Michigan will prob-
ably win by an easy margin-say 65,
points or so-we for our part earnest-

(The Cornell Daily Sun)
Only a passionate hatred of argu-
ment, either as spectators or partici-
pants, seemingly can account for the
utter disdain with which most stu-
dents regard debate, once so flourish-
ing a branch of undergraduate activi-
ty. Time was, as old copies of The
Sun show us, when all seniors, with
scarcely ,an exception, entered the
Woodford prize speaking contest, and
,when debate tryouts were crowded
with Cornellians eager to display
their forensic ability.
Clearly, those times are gone, and
we are now in a period when a pal-
try few shrink timidly up to Goldwin



list t therein,_ live on after the Opera itself has been
Enwered at the postoffice at Ann Arbor, forgotten.
Michigan, as second class matter. The success of this year's produc-
Subscription by carrier, $3.50; by mail, .s. p u
$4.((. tion is well assured but enthusiasm
Offices: Ann Arbor Press Building, May- among the students is necessary to
nard Street.
Phones: Editorial, 2414 and 17&M; Busi- bring it the desired support. Maney.
ness, 960.men are working hard every day to


Signed communications, not exceeding 300
wo ds,will he puhlished in The Daily at
the discretion of the Editor. Upon request,
theh intityof communicants will be re-
garded as confidential.
Telephones, 2414 and 170-M

guarantee perfection and unanimous
approval for the eighteenth annual
Opera which will be bigger and more
complete than ever before.
With the initial football contest of

vide excellent advertisement for the
An attempt was made to steal two
cobras from the Bronx Zoo of Now
York city. Not many get a chaiwc
to see snakes in these days and that
perhaps was what the thief was after.
Daily classified for real results.
Patronize The Daily advertisers.

T P,
Jnt Iiusi'ness College


MANAGING EDITOR the season, the cheering squad has
HOWARD A. DONAHUE prepared to reorganize its scheme of
News Editor................Julian E. Mack cheers in a manner which will , do
City Editor...................harry ll',ey away with the spasmodic outbursts
Editorial BoardChairman.... R. C. Moriarty from all sections of the stands. It is
Night Editors a difficult task to change a system of
E. II. Ailes A. B. Connable . .v.o
R. A. Billington r. E. Fiske cheer-leading by mdividuals, to one
Harry C. Clark J. G. Garlinghouse of team leadership and a maximum
S.ports Editor ....Wg.eRalph N. . jamount of cooperation will be neces-
Women's Edit .............Winona Hibbard sary to produce a successful effect.
Telegraph Editor.............R. B. Tarr. .
Sunday Magazine Editor......F. L. Tilden Several new cheers are being in-
Music Editor...............Ruth A Hovwell troduced, one of which is to replace
Editorial Board the obsolete "Ypsi", and the newly se-
Paul Einstein Robert Ramsay lected leaders will need the support
Andrew Propper
Assistants of the crowd in their introduction. In
P. G. Baetcke I. R. McGregor, Jr. two weeks Ohio State will be repre-
Marion Barlow . . McGinnis sented by a delegation of 7;500 people
ie rkne E.C.'Mack in the stands at Ferry Field and they
Bernadette Cote S. J. Schinitl:
TaroldEhrlich W. L. Scratch can yell. Will the Michigan cheer-
E. C. Fingere S. L. Smith ing in the stands be equal to the
Dorothy Kanin I. R. Ston a playing of the Michigan team on the
K. C. Kellar N. R. Thal
Joseph Kruger S. B. Tremble field?
'Elizabeth Lieberman W. J. Waltnour

ly hope that the Casemen win. It will among
establish a new precedent for the Smith, to sit, scattered and lonely,
sport-writers to hark back to next among the gloomy shadows of Room
year* * * B where the debate team, comprising
a large" majority of all Cornell de-
Fashion Note From the Times News haters, utters its impassioned speeches
"Nearly every smart suit is equip- to the empty files of chairs, and the
ped with a silk handkerchief in opposing camp, unused to such a de-
brig'ht color, which drips from one pressing reception, struggle feebly to
side1,o poket."pretend an interest in the dismal pro-




bather a vulgar way of putting it,
we thought. * * *
Behold! With buttered crumbs,
the cloth bestrewn
Takes on the aspect of a gravel
The milk-white cloth is littered
. all too soon
As, pond'ring philosophic prob-
lems while
We, eat, we spill the contests of
our spoon.
Our mother bawls us out three
times a day
For eating food in this barbarian I
way. murch
* * *
Yesterday afternoon our chief in-
formed us that the President of the
University was going to appear-in;
person-to inspect the hole we call
our office. The-visitation was to take
place at 3 o'clock; and in the mean-
time, we were all to take brooms in
hand and garnish up. . '. That
was all right, but when the M E asked
us to stand at attention at. our desk
while the parade was passing, we
flung out of the place in a rage.
*. * *

ceeding, and when weary ushers, out-
numbering the spectators, slink up the
aisles, ashamed to look at the dis-
reputable stage, an unkept slattern in
the yellow, dusty light. The whole
picture is dispiriting, IHogarthian.
When the Oxford debaters come to
Ithaca, as a part of their tour ofI
American universities, such a recep-
tion must not be theirs. The indiffer- I
ence, or even malice which character-
izes the attitude of .most Cornelians
toward debate, should at least in this
instance, be changed to one of gen-
erous support and hospitality. The;
former attitude is well-nigh icon-
ceivable, as has had, as its result,
the placing of debate control ,here in
a very few hands, from which, it ap-
pears, it is never to be wrested. How-
ever much of a shame the entire sit-
uation may be, however much a heal-
thy interest may be neded to place,
debate on a footing of equality with
other activities, participated in by a
representative group of students, the
coming contest, 'at least, is one which
ought to call forth all those who take
pride in the University as a whole.
Either the entire affair should be drop-
ped, or a University draft should be

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The swimming pool campaign whicl
has been again opened by Chime
makes a.very pointedi appeal to eac]
particular student or the University
For several years the absence o
swimming facilities at ,Michigan ha,
been the subject of criticism bot]
from the student body and the alumn
of the University and from the stu
dents and alumni of other college
and universities.
Students who have been at Michi.
gan for one year or longer do not nee(
to have the disadvantages of this lacl
of swimming facilities pointed out t
them, and, for that matter, they ar
too obvious to need expounding t
anyone. The quality of our swimming
team is impaired by lack of a pool
and students, with an inclination fo
swimming, and there are severa'a
thousand at the University, find ni
place to develop. Other schools,
great deal smaller than Michigan hav
one or two pools. ~
The futility of expecting aid from
alumni or friends has well been es
tablished in the drives for fund:
which failed so dismally during the
past three years. It is now up to th(
student body to get behind the move
ment and provide a swimming pool for



. l #

Night Editor-THOMAS E. FISKE
By reason of his gift to the Univer-
sity of $600,000 for a new nurses'
home, Senator Couzens assumes a
pl'ace in the forefront of the long
list of Michigan benefactors. Forj
many years Mr. Couzens' interest inI
social and educational problems has'

b~een quite as eviaent as nis enormousiel Thpan ugstdb te
wealth and this latest munificence is 'himes' article, "The Swimming Poo
but one of numerous benefactions for an Immediate Reality" may not be
which he deserves credit. feasible. Possibly someone may sug
Although the Senator's donation
wasformally acknowledged by the Re- gest a better one. But the mai
gents June 14, the plans for it had thing is for the whole University to
long held his attention and fully two get behind the drive and make the
yearsngo heigniiedatisintention swimming pool a reality. Supply this
years ago he signified his intention oecyn ed fMcia.
one crying need of Michigan.
of "doing something worthwhile for
the University." Governor Groesbeck, The question is not whether or no'
ready as always to assist his alma ma- we will beat Case, but by how many
ter in meeting her educational prob- touchdowns.
lems, 'informed Mr. Couzens that a
request for $600,000 for a nurses'
home would come before the next
meeting of the legislature and the Twenty-Five Years
Senator promptly agreed to build the
home at his own expense. Ago At Michigan
Governor Groesbeck's devotion to
the University's welfare has been
greater than the perfunctory interest From the files of the U. of M. Daily,
required of the chief executive and October 6, 1898.
Senator Couzens' generosity has con-,
tributed heavily to the upbuilding of Two more games are scheduled in
"greater Michigan", a co-operation the Varsity card to be played next
which redounds immensely to the cred- week. On Saturday, Oct. 8, Michigan
it of the two men responsible and will play Kenyon college, and on Oct.
which contributes a vital and neces- 12,' will play M.A.C.
sary unit to the hospital equipment of
the University. Professor Thomas C. Trueblood has
received a list of the judges for the
THE 1924 OPERA debates in the contests of the Cen-
Boaring the banner of Michigan in- tral Debating league. For the final
to the fiye largest cities of the land debate the judges will be ex-Presi-
and seven states in the east and mid- dent Harrison, Judge William h.
dIe west, the 1924 Union Opera will Taft, Chancellor McLean, of the Iowa
take its most extensive tour during Law college, and President E. D.
thq coming Christmas vacation. The Eaton of Beloit.
enviable reputation now grown up
around Mimes productions of recent Henry C. Adams, professor of polit-
years has established the Opera as ical economy has just completed his
Michigan's greatest publicity agent book on the "Science of Finance".
and with the increased scope of this -
season's trip, promises to bring the President Angell has been invited
University closer to the easterners to respond to a toast at the "Jubilee
who have long inaintained an -aloof- Banquet to the President, to be given
ness toward all seats of learning west soon in Chicago. His toast is to be

e Mr. Coffman, who has something to inaugurated to assure the presence of 17 ' % KE,'S AlCiAD1 -
do with the S.C.A., gave a lurid cross- at least a dozen aid half'of specta- the Tperiter- atd Stationr c eL or un y ycder, together with self-addressed
section of the life of what he called tors. Store Dealer: L. C' imith and -
, an average student to the Chamber of Corona. All makes of typewriters p . >---IoWC 1 r alcony, $1.10 an
r Commerce yesterday. (We are in- t.bought, ,,, r
l debted to our competitors for the IER D A Ycleaned,iepire-d,
facts of the matter.) This g-k gave Y
a a long description of how the aver- ^ ^ IY IIm i
e age student gets up 15 mins. before By SMYTI1E1 -111-1IV-.-.---------,---.---- I IIIII IIIIlli11111Ii
his first class, gets in at 8 mins, past -
hour, adjusts his cravat, fixes his Two Birds Wilh One Stone
- lodge emblem so it shows, and con- Go tir dihisfstons
centate ona ced. . ate he Gov. Walton fired his first guns in
s centrates on a coed.,. . Later he an attack on the legality of the re
e goes to the library and spots what cent election ea a constitutional
Mr. Coffman calls a "good-looker", d tm
e ~~~~amendment to permit an impeachment Tngae'Wo
_ later goes to the Union for a gamt session of the State Legislature. The -
r Of billiards. In the evening le atI people of Oklahoma have apparently
tends a movie, goes home and plays spoken. If the returns thus far in-
I poker with the boys, thrums the ban- timated are correct, the citizens of RUG S ON DISPLAY
Ato aoeragethat state regard ,a Governor who
Average thoughts of this average,threatens to destroy their rights by
student, according to the same emin- an abuse of martial law as a greater
ent statistican, are: "What is Evan- danger than the almost equally in
geline's necking like?" "Will she volved and difficult question of the Ku -
make a good wife?" "Who is Robert! Klux Klan. The charges against the
Bridges and what difference will he executive are serious. He embarkt0
make in my life?" "What in hell is j on a career of usurpation and violence T 7
the S.C.A. anyway?" that plunges the community into & t -A
We number among our extensive chaos; he rides roughshod over de-
existence a number of average stu- crees of the courts; he forbids the-
dents, but we have met normt as wet state Legislature to assemble; these
as this one-to. date. The only thing are the most serious of the many
in this elaborate expose that we have charges against him.
ever heard or seen before is the On the other hand, those who con
"thought" about the S.C.A. sider the election results a victory for
the Ku Klux Klan are sadly in error.I_
We found this unsigned romance on The election was irregular. Close oh- '=
our hook- servers of the situation point out that-
Dedicated to a Girl Named Ruth in the election of 1922 more than 500,-
Her eyes were like the deep blue 000 votes were cast. In this election from 15 in.. by 15 in. to 12ft. }yl14 ft. 6 in. Blucs, Tans, Browns, Greys, Taupes, etc. 4
sea held two days ago, the total vote will
help quick! not exceed 200,000.= yf Y Ijnot Iid what you w e >u may (rder y sie and any combination o colors
E Look away! * * * (
from lreassOr -n fhn j.ll~I t, oo lrs~s hns rit
Or I'll be drowned-dead be. It is expected that 75,000 of the _ment 0f hand :.n%2d waier cJ.or dlo gns by Chinese artist.
* * * votes cast will be against the amend-
There was once an honest plumb- ment, leaving only 225,000 cast by ~
er who belonged to the Y M C A. He those who sincerely disapprove of the
worked hard, and - he loved pipes and unconstitutional actions of the state -
all the other appurtenances of his executive and those who are merely C [0q
trade, and seemed to have a brilliant adherents of the Klan.
future before him. One evening, how- * * *
ever, he came home and found his The situation, however, is by no Lg e4d ts
wife bawling. Well wife, said he, means clear. Gov. Walton and theO Oy ,.",,
what's the matter now? Aw you don't Ku Klux Klan still exist. The Gov-
make enough money, she replied in Jrnor cannot escape the final day of'-
her dreamy voice. I just read about reckoning. Although this election may
a guy that took a correspondencecou- be upset on account of errors, the
rse and made ten thousand rocks a people of Oklahoma have spoken. Or Best quality wool guaranteud. Peect t1'So uin4Iip and L est dyes. W hat you cannot ;
year three years later. Why don't the other hand, if intelligent ands aCrsc
you do that too? So, being an indul- right minded citizens still live in Ok_ S j)Criect : e New assignment -way-shippcd
gent husband, he sent in the coupon, 1 lahom, the Ku Klux Klan too is doom- r /ugust 1 0th
and took up a course in plumbing. ed. The next election perhaps will
Six weeks later, by dint of hard be the one stone that will kill both
slaving at the books, he knew so much birds.
about the theory of plumbing, a sub- * * *

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