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__THE MICHIGAN DAILY SUND

Mr. Swain Returns From Antioch

I)y Rosalea Spaulding
Mr. George R. Swain, photographer'
with the University of Michigan ex-
pedition to Mesopotamia, returned
Tuesday morning to Ann Arbor. With,
him Mr. Swain brought between 800
and 900 negatives of actual finds and
excavations in progress. At presentj

uass of material to be unearthed
there, the inscription and architec-
ture and sculpture already found are
of paramount interest. Inscriptions,'
which date from the first century, are
in both Latin and Greek; the temple,
it is certain, was built by Greek work-
men, for construction directions upon

graduates on equal terms. They in-
vite them to tea and lunch, and are
invited back in their turn. The whole
College is a kind of happy family with
no conventions and few restrictions.
The College clubs and societies per-
haps need explaining. I understand
that in American university life one of
the chief features is the secret society,
so called because of the distincctive
buttonhole badge worn by all mem-
hers. This method of mis-nomencla-

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ictures are to be enlarged; later the blocks are in Greek. incidentally, ture would be thoroughly appreciated
hotographic material from this the buildings were of solid stone: no in Cambridge, where the chief under-
other University expeditions to mortar was used in fitting them to-; graduate festival of the year is called
Minor will be catalogued and a gether. Only two notable pieces of May Week because it is held in June
f lantern slides will be prepared sculpture were found, a head of Au- and lasts a fortnight. The College so-
r. Swain for more extensive use gustus and a torso of Victory. The cieties are by no means secret, but ad-
can be made of the whole collec- latter was made of a high grade stat- vertise themselves as much as pos-
nary marble not native to that region sile. They are simply a means of
cient Antioch, the very city men- so that it.is possible that it was im- bringing together in a formal manner
d by Paul in the thirteenth chap- ported from an older artistic center." those interested in the same subjects.
f the Acts of Apostles, furnished Another expedition led lay Profes- They are usually open to everybody
ite for excavations for the Michi- sor Kelsey will leave Ann Arbor next who is willing to pay the subscrpition,
expedition which started last Iebruary to make further excavations which is never very high, somewhere
uary under the directon of Prof. at Antioch. It will go first to Rome in the region of a shilling a term.
cis W. Kelsey of the Latin de- and Naples to complete photographic There is a musical society for musical
ment; David M. Robinson of records of Roman aqueducts begun in enthusiasts, both active and passive. A
s Hopkins university had charge September by 'Mr. Swain. Roman debating society which will usually
:cavating operations. "aqueduets now rapidly deteriorating debate on some subject of a would-be
oday half a mile below the old are the subject of this collection of humorous kind. There will be a sci-
lies Yalovatch, a Turkish town pictures. During the absence of the entific, a historical and a classical
out 14,000," Mr. Swain recounts, excavators Turkish guards are caring society which will meet and listen to
for centuries dwellers in that lo - for all that has been found near Yal- papers read by one of the members
y have been used to quarry out ovatch. Stones have been turned in- or by sonie visitor, and afterwards
ble blocks from the mound above scription side down; and a foot and a discuss any hints to which the paper
plain and build them into their half of dirt protects the crumbling has given rise. All these societies
es. Along the canals at way- mosaic floors. serve the purpose of bringing to-
fountains one must be always on I gether members of the College who
lookout for historical valuables. tion. Everybody knew everybody else might otherwise not meet. They are
och has become an architectural if they wished to. The caste system far from being technical. They are
y hunting ground." has never returned and the different held in some undergraduate's rooms
ge limestone blocks from the years now mingle freely. There is and the majority of the listeners have
s are used in the modern commun- no formal calling, friends are just I to recline in as comfortable a manner
n numerous ways. One from a picked up on the various occasions as possible on the carpet. This tends
nphal city gate was found with when undergraduates are brought to- to keep them informal.
inscription practically obscured gether. A Freshman will meet people One other point we should mention.
use of continued use as a step- when he plays games, when he sits The undergraduate who lives in lodg-
stone across a small stream. A next to strangers in Hall, when he I ings lives in precisely the same way
;e of the ordinary wood and sun- goes to the reading room used by all as his friends in College. He suffers
l brick construction attracted the undergraduates of the College, or even from one small disability. At 10
ition of the excavators by its when lie visits the College bathroom.i o'clock College gates and lodging-
-posts; they were massive stones He speaks to a person, likes him, asks house doors are shut and none can
ing Latin inscriptions five inches him to tea, lunch or breakfast, and in pass out, though they can come in url
concerning the events of a c this way soon collects a congenial to 12 o'clock. In College this does;
consulate. circle of friends. In the smaller Col- not matter, because undergraduates
bris to a depth of 15 or 20 feet leges everybody knows everybody can go to each others' rooms all night
to be cleared away to reach the else to a certain extent, though they long if they wish. The person in
aeologicail treasurers. Inscrip- have their own little clique of boon lodgings, however, will be forced back
, mosaic floors, early pottery, and companions. on his own company unless he reaches
of sculpture were all uncovered The Dons and Fellows of the Col- the sanctuary of some friend's rooms
he Turkish workmen, who had to leges (the words mean the same, before 10 o'clock strikes.
ffered every inducement and ad- though the latter is the more official (Copyright 1924 Student Life in
shment to preserve their finds in- designation) mingle with the under- Foreign Countries)

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tact for the inspection of the men di-
recting the worki.
"The men were interested in ourl
work to the extent of the wages we
paid, about 40 cents a day," Mr. Swain
stated. "The poor harvest made labor,
cheap this year. Turks are reputed
to delight in destroying everythin
which may partake of Christianity;
most of our losses are better ascrib-
?ble to the ignorance of'the1peopale,
9per cent of whom cannot read or
write their own language. More than
that, we had to work against a school-
-oy spirit of wanton destruction which
s stem of bonuses was used with
large success for every find the work-t
n,n brought in. Illiteracy caused
some inconvenience to heads of the.
expedition when men best qualified to
^f as foremen were found to be un-
able to write numerals on time sheets,
"The spectacular finds have p rob-
ably been made on this trip," declared
Mr. Swain. "Although there is a great

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to choose a time when they knew him
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viould leave their cardst and then
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Lion. The consequence was the Fresh-
man's return call. He had to go on
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third year man in. If the latter liked
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become more or less acquainted,
though they could hardly become
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