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CHIGAN
Xcept Monday
the Board in
a.
eflceEdlitorial

~s . s exclusively en-
publication of all news
it or not otherwise
11-d the local news pub-
office at Ann Arbor,
;, matter. Special rate
Third Assistant Yost-

Liym'an Abbott and others. Then
there is the editorial letter by the
editor, supplemented by practical
applications of Scriptural pas-
sages.
An editor who can so skillfully clip'
the pages of great works, and print
them in a pamphlet intended as a
bracer to college manhood and wo-I
manhood deserves at least the ac-
clamation accorded the professionalr
merchant of uplift ideas whose waresi
cost more money and are more tran-.
sient.
THlE UNION OPERA
'The ordinary individual who has
never been connected with the Uni- ,

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I. STAFFS
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kGING EDlITOR
RD A. DONAH'UE
..,.....Julian E. NMack
.Hiarry J.,ey
Chairman ... - R. C. Moriarty
runt r ditars
A. B. Conr'able
n . L;.Fiske
I G.1. Garlingli-use
M. Yaguer
.Ralph N. B jers
. Winuna IHibbard
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Editor, ..... F. I,..r Tienf
......... uth A Horwell
litor ...... Kienneth C. Kellar
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ersity, and who has been reading
certain nvspapers the past few 'daysf
would imagine that the student body I
as well as the alumni were greatly
agitated about the kind of opera the
LUion is producing.' "Union Opera
Stirs Campus", says one headline,
while another reads "Students and
Pacul*~y Split Over Leg Show".A
few scattered alumni make' a few
comments to the effect that they
would like to see more "virility" in
the show, and profess to be shocked
by some, of the advertising matter
sent out.
7'the feeble efforts of some news-
papers to try to work up a con trover-
sy is ludicrous and fairly simple mind-
ed, The Senate Committee on Stu-
dent Affairs frowned on the sub-title,
but'did not mention a wod about the
character ' of the show. TWhat i, ab-
solutely the only action thathas been
taken officially. The vast numbers
of students and alumni fail to get at
all excited about the untter. They
continue buying tickets to the show,
and indications are that the opera
this year will play to record breaking
,attendances. The lower floor and box
seats of the 'Metropolitan opera house
in New York have been sold out three
weeks before the show -is scheduled
to play there.
The Unioni opera s as'clean a show
as is produced anywhere and it is a
credit 'to the. University. One of its
greatest comedy appeals: lA its men
tatking "gils" prts. Fundamentally.
i ,bequ,.nd the bettr the
bures cte 1 the 'better the , "show.
Them lS~ ~of a ting p sugetooI
itand in' fact, those wl4o see in it a
flIeg show" thems e . s upplr #«tfe
,aggestion. It is a burlesque, and
kthe prudes who, do not 4understand
tlhe show, or do not want to under-
stand it, are the offenders, not the pro-
ducers of, lieopera, or thosewhotake
part
The little "tempest In 'a teapot" is
undoubtily a choice morsel for bigot-
ed and narrow 'minded individuals to
roll. around in thir mouth. But the
v6ast majoirity of broad minded nor-
mal. people keep on commending the
show and filling Its thousands of seats.
The plot cannot always be local, for
[no good local plots have been written
in several years. Furthermore, In or-
der to carry an appeal to thousands
of ticket buyers in the ,larger cities
where the show plays, =material of
general interest must be used. Alum-
ni .get quite a trill out of the mention
of "Joe's" or "The Orient" and the
local atmosphere, but the names mean'
little to others, Consequently a hap-
py medium mst e struck.
The Union. opera today stands as the
hest' of it kind in' the nation. :It
has been haled as such by critics ev-
erywhere. There' is bound toe
some ritic ism against anything,' and
realizing: this, tle aton by the ,broad
minded individuals -sthe est picy.

o LITTLE BROWN JUG
When I first heard of you,
O little brown Jug,
I pictured you as cute
And tiny and smug.y
You're neither 'small 'nor chic,
o ligtle brown Jug, "I
You got your girth W*hen'beer I
CoGst fi've cents a mug.
dYou, are not 'small ,I day,
O little .brown Jug,
fThe biggest trophy known
! T4 any sport bug.
But though you're squat and stout,
O little brown Jug,
No maid 'fore thee the team
Would proffer to hug.
When you're away a year,
O little brown Jug,
We always feel for you
A daily heart tug.
But while with us you stay,
~O0little: brown -Jug,
While here's yur jhabitat,
All's cozy and snug.
So hibernate ;in peace,
O little brown Jug,
TFill Gophers leave again
The hles they have dug.
'.This~ is the best' of the swairufi'of
poetry anent the Jug, the Yostmen,
the title, and Maize and Blue, andI
Victory that has deluged us for the
past four or five days.
144
Neither Could We
Dear Jason:
H1ere's the latest one on our Fresh-
man :
lHe read diligently Doc ovell's Es-!
say on the "Fourth Dimension" and{
after, a minute's silence, exclam~ed,
"Oh, hell, I can't make any sense
of that!"
" ee.
rosk Nght tle , ibAry
,,.a eats r guides 16Thwed b _ c1
of .staggling indivduals--Bored peo
pie wishing they were elsewhere-Cute
girls. applying powder-handsome lad,
consulting. his watch a great many
times-"How long does it tke to go
through here?"-Bright chap making
brtliaZt remarks-Soft snickrs and
gigglee.-youths in glsss a~sorbing
the l earned remark~ of the guides-,
Studious Seniors and grads, frown-
Ing at the groups as they eter and
disturb their meditations-QrouP5 of
two or three hanging behind the rest
of the crowd-Salutations and grips
exchanged by passing gioups-Con-
fusion, and ,getting lost in the stacks
-The end of the trip-."Anybody any
questions to ask?"-"This is all for
tonight"-Grand rush for the door-
Pots jammed on in a hurry-"Gee I'm
glad that's over with"-"Gat a cigar-
ette ?"
Ted of Division Street.

TOO MUCH FOOTBALL
(The New York Times)
1Dr. Stewart Paton of Princeton
thinks that football. is getting 'too
much attention. 'Princeton men are
justified in a feeling of the sort, bt
it may be' doubted if the theciry will'
'win convrerts at New Haven this year.
Next year is another ,matter.
Yet Abere s a good-dal in Dr. .,Pa
ton's theory. For large numbers of'
students -and alumni 'in most of the
colleges in the tnted States - last
°Saturday 'was;' temporarly, tne ''endj
of the wrld, ad nothing worth balk "
I ing- 4bout' will happen; before next 111
September. A good. par ; of the n-
tervening period will be spent in
thinking about the next football -sea-
son, except in those parts of the coun-
itry where basketball in it turn is an
epidemic frm of insanity. Dr. Paton
likes football, but 'he thinks that on
the present scale it has become a
great industry beyond the powers of
i the undergraduates who should na-
turally handle It, and that it must iu-
f evitably fall into the hands of older'
men who use the undergraduate more
or less as tools~ of the trade. That
'Is an objecton~of some force, but Dr.
Paton seems to ,subordnate it to the
'Imore serious complaint that football
.permanently warps the judgment oft
the average college man,
I' For four impressionable years, the
student is taught~ that glory or shme,
eternal.disgrace. or dazzling triumph,
depends9 on what 'happens on :the suc-
cessive Saturydays of Autumn, and par-;
ticuliarly1o'n the last Saturday before'
Thanksgiving. nless .le is lucky, he
[inds ift "impossible to readjust his
thpught ,processes" after he has left
l college, and remains permanently "at
the football level". This needs no ar-.
gument In view of the notorious fact
that alumni are more responsible for .
excesses of the athletic spirit thanE
are undergraduates.
What are we going'to do about it?
The people of this Union are always
t oingr to excess about something o
Iother; if football did not permanently
T warp.'q jun en tarc wrp-
O Jle, _49 ip .~else curz Footbal
lnot't~i ~ly izxg Wivhcif makes te
~able to distinguish'between the im'
p prtant .And the tri'llllin later life,;.
dignity--ot aara~e . o naional
As a g a. t, d does
° not pro o~ ~'A' fit.. This
jis= just as a,'it ~cast out
sevet~totei ,d4evil , ' vrse than , it,
rwouldgip h b :take asaossibp both
or= cndergcduates ~ lld ni..,Foot-
ball mjj! hggravater, atendency al-
ready e*sf~fhg Yn" Ai~ricahs,'both,
with "ajd hih'utco'e late training;#
but te fundamentl {'aulIes in'the
ntationa eharatr.r Xt nmay' be due to
' the' climate, as flattering for-
eigner s pomet nue "pgest; butt at
any rate' t is here, and t will niot
be cured by closing the stadiums.
I ne of the fiiest exhbitions of good
feeling was the playing of the Min-
esota school song by the Varsity band
on Ferry feld) -Saturday Afternoon.

GRAHA

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EA )T hUND
Limniteds: 6 a. in, 9:10 it. in, and
every two hours Zo 9:10 p. m.
Express:.7 a. in., 8 a m, and every
two hours to 8 p. fir.
Locals: 7 a. in., 8:55 a, m. and
every two hours to 8:55 p. in.,
11 D. m. To Ypsilanti only, 11:40
p. try., 12:26 a. in. and 1:15 a. in.
WEST BOUND
Limiteds: 8:47 a. tn. and every two
hours to 8:47 p. im.
Express.,(makin ,lcal stops) :9,M
a. in. and ever y two hou,,rs to 9:60J
p. Inl.
Locals: 7:50 a., tn., 12:10 a. m.

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r'NOVEMBER 29, 1923
r-PIIP TM. WAG NER
L.ES WVHITNEY GILKEYj
'es Whitney Gilkey who
te Thanksgiving tconvo-
ill auditorium this m~orn.-k
nt an appreciable number
study both at native and
versities. Hie is not only
iof note but also a schol-
;ars 1917 and 1918 of the
hie spent his time in offi-
ng camps and working
ers in the ranks. During
.he studied conditions and
with his routL~Ae duties.
?de gained at first hand,1
le to war as a whole and
servations to 'humanity in
a. series, of sermons. These
d their sequels on lessons
,he great war, have been
t force in making Dr. Gil-

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by LEM_ADRE 1VEY
sate rdl-ty Matinee andl Night
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sinto the Holy Land and
Palestine have givenu Dr. Gil-
ickground for 'his 'teachings.i
on a lamentable omission in
aration of a clergyman, this1
of background. A responsibil-'
tually give his congregation
g in exchange for their time
dence rests on the shoulders
minister. The age is one of]r
sone in which critical minds
given meat on which to chew.
-etor lacks the broad back-,
,hat enables him to under-
scongregation he is little
n a~ parasite on his parish.
lkey, one finds the elements
tanding and capability.
SUES I'_9' SALL' PACKAGES
of the good things which,
Ily, come in small packages,
ded small attention. In this
falls a little publication
The Upper Room Bulletin,
let full of astonishing ex-
an 'the writings of men whoseI
A lives are familiar on ev-I

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Twenty-Five 'Years
Ago AtMichigan

From the file of the U. of M. Dasily,l
N' ov. 29, 1898.
At a meeting of the American Eco-
nomic issociation held at Cleveland
last December, a committee of five
was appointed to report on thel subjeict
of monetary reform in the United'
States. Prof. F. M. Taylor of this
University, is .chairman of the com-
mittee,. and he other members are l
Prof s. F. 'W.' Tans sig. of Harvard,
Sydney Sherwood of. Johns Hopkins,
J. 11. Jenks of Cornell, and David
Kinley of Illinois. The committee will
submit its report at the' next meeting
of the association at New Haven, Dec.
28. The report of 4,000 words will not
present a specific reform, but will
affirm the need of reform and indicate
the general lines along which reform
shiould proceed. ,

This jolly headline comes from The
Times News. what we are to con-
elude is more than we can say. Thank'
you, 'Carlo.' (Carlo is the guy that.
gave it, to us, you know.)
Abet wants to know if "Cotton
Stockings is such an awful vehicle
that it requires an ;Ames Body.
Wait till the outspoken Daily re-
view and you'll know, Abet. We ex-
peat it will be bigger and better
than ever.
Following the example of other
publications,; .Rolls takes pleasure in
announcing that yesterday's issue
was tampered with by the Chief.
Whether he wants to try out for our
staff or not we do not know. He cer-
tainly took matters into his own hands'
yesterday. Censorship, WE call it.,

Tinis u a simple ceremony which -p- - '
should bereda eey igbe I observedllllldlllt11i atls every 4 Big Ten11nil I~~m1311111111i1i1ltllti
game when the visitors have not
1brought their band w4$h them.
Y'EISTEIRDAY - " 4,'' ' 'x
Two Pleaour oldafriend Ishani Jones and his hi
At risk of being tiresome, Smythe ti r
returns to' legal discussion. An in- Z c'1
jterestli~g problem, or rather a dilem- e'ei' i !" ' to ;o U t
'ma, was brought out last week in
a.' Paris trial. t'he':charge ,of theft = theone.
was brought against her chauffeur by
the late or the ex-Mrs. Corey and the
'problem came, to the surface in the'_
trial..
It seems that thde man's wages bad
been only 400 francs, or. about $21 It M'MA
a month, and' his counsel tried to win
sympathy for him by saying that an-
employer who paid her servant an
amount on which by no possibility' t
he could live had no right to feel w
surprised at being robbed.
This plea was met by the prosecut-N W
lug lawyer in an ingenuous.- manner.
He~ maintained that no man would'
accept such wages unless he was plan-
ifing to rob " his employer, and' that
therefore he' deserved 'no sympathy. 1 ' Brunswick Record No. Z530'6 '<r]'~
Much can be said on either side. TheH,'A
court decision was against the defend-
ant in this case. '
DAIL EDTORIL SAFFIt's a'Wii-ner-"No Two Ways About It.
I DALIDIOIL-TF
I SEEKS MORE XEMBERS
Tha nnly aritnria ataf, nonI = r--

The other morning we were going
to our lone eight o'clock, 'and as we'
swept gorgeously around the edge of
the Library steps, what impression
do you suppose dove into our fovea?
(Where the little, cones are the thick-
est.) .
Way up at the top of the steps,'
just like a Maxfield Parrish picture,
were two members of the Old Guard,
the B nd G boys. both in full uni-.

ent issue contains a wide-
ed group of authors, edi-
fgures in Scripture, popu-
en, and daily lessons for

It cost the junior medics t~ree dol-
lars to pay for. the windows broken

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