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Published every morning except Monday
during the University year by the Board in
Control of Student Publications.
Members of Western Conference Editoria
The Associated Press is exclusively en-
titled to the use for republication of all news
dispatches credited to it or not otherwise
credited in this paper and the local news pub-
lished therein.
Entered at the postoffice at Ann Arbor,
Michigan,as second class matter. Special rate
of postage granted by Third Assistant Post-
master General.
Subscription by carrier, $3.50; by mail,
Offices: Ann Arbor Press Building, May-
nard Strcet.
Phones: Editorial, 4925; business, 21214.
Telephone 4925
Chairman, Editorial Board...Norman R. Thal
City Editor............ Robert S. Mansfield
News Editor...........Manning Houseworth
Women's Editor...........Helen S. Ramsay
Sports Iditor...............oseph Kruger
tele raj ,lEditor.........William Walthour
Music and Drama......Robert B. Henderson
Night Editors
Smith II. Cady Leonard C. Hall
Willard 1. Crosby Thomas V. Koykka
Robert T. DeVore W. Calvin Patterson
Assistant City Editors
Irwin Olian Frederick I. Shillito
Gertrude E. Bailey Evelyn Pratt
Philip C. Brooks Marie Reed
L. Farnum Ruth Rosenthal
Buckingham Abraham Satovsky
Edgar Carter Wilton A. Simpson
Eugene IT. Gutekunst Janet Sinclair
James T. Herald Courtland C. Smith
Russell T. Mitt James A. Sprowl
Elizabeth S. Kennedy Henry Thurnau
Mfarion Kubik David C. Vokes
Walter H. Mack Chandler J. Whipple
Stanton Meyer Kenneth Wickware
11len Monrrow (Cassamn A. Wilson
I irbert Moss Thomas C. Winter
Margaret Parker Marguerite Zilszke
Stanford N. Phelps

In a dirty little quick-lunch restau-
rant up-state, there is a sign which
says, "Speak a kind word to the fel-
low next to you-it may change his
whole life." A bit maudlin, perhaps,
but it is often the seemingly small
things are the most significant. An
instance of this is the fact that police
officials in large cities testify that the
number of suicides doubles during the
rainy seasons.
Oregon university is justly proud
of having been the originator of "The
Oregon Hello." She has extended the
original practice in order not to be
outdone by other colleges. As a con-
sequence, a stranger on her campus
is made to feel welcome, and he
leaves with the highest regard for the
school as a whole.
We like to think of Michigan as
being a western college. Why not,
then, endow her with the cardinal
virtue of the West? Can't we say
"Hello" the next time we pass a fel-
low-student? It wouldn't seem too
odd after a few times,-and we'd all
feel a little better for having given
and received a cordial greeting.
Plans are under way, it is reported
to place Mitchell on the same ticket
with Al Smith. Their cry will be-
"Millions for defense, but not one
cent for prohibition."
The wolves are really at the door
of many a Russian family. Press re-
ports tell of an invasion of wolves
unprecedented in recent times.
Being too wet to do anything else
the city engineer had the streets
sprinkled yesterday.
A man can no longer complain that
his young wife puts everything lie
earns on her back.
It occurred to us last Sunday night
that "jam," reversed, always has
meant "Maj."
The modern girl doesn't want tc
hear candid words-she wants can-
died words.

Now that the Board in Control of
Rolls is all organized and everything



we are to submit for your approval
the first suggestion which that august
body has made. The idea is like this:
There is to be organized a new in-'
stitution on this campus. It is to be
called the Rolls Club, and member-
ship is open to anyone whose resi-
dence is within a radius sixty millionI
miles of the Press Building. The!
members will be nominated and elect-
, ed automatically after they have won
1 the proper number of points. This
Club will have an annual dinner at
the Union this spring at which vari-
ous notables of both the student body
and the faculty will speak.
-Joe Zilch.
This dinner will actually take place
and is not merely a figment of our
imagination. It has the sanction of
t the Board in Control of Rolls and
- there are already four members, of
which some are honorary and some
~ are active, who will attend. The
whole affair will be very informal and
r will be opened to both men and wom-
en, students or otherwise.
Membership to the Rolls Club, asf
we have said before, will be awarded
, on the° point system. Each contribu-
tion to this department which appears
in print will constitute at least one
point, and in some cases more, at the

The Matinee Musicale will open
their season Wednesday, October 21,
in the Michigan Union ball room with
a concert by Tito Gradova, pianist.
Although Miss Gradova is only nine- j
teen years old, she has already be--
gun to attract national attention for
her unusual'talent. This organization
will also present the Elshuco Trio.
which gave such a remarkable pro -
gram in Ann Arbor last year, for a
return engagement on.December 2.
The Student League of the !Matinee
Musicale will hold its first meeting of
the year Tuesday, October 20, in the
University School of Music at 4:15
o'clock. The program will include
reports by Mrs. O. J. Campbell and
Mrs. Harry Bacher as well as an out-
line of the recitals for the conin
* * *
It has always been the rather pat
boast of the Music and Drama col-
umn that everything, either musical
or dramatic, that The Daily has sup-
ported with bells on has been a
whoppi'ng success, both financially
and otherwise: not, mind you, as thej
sole reason of each capacity house -
no one could be quite that conceited--
but merely as a significant coinci-
Omitting the concert courses, the
Opera, the Junior Girls' Play and


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Senator James E. Couzens, repub-
lican, of Michigan, chairman of the
Internal Revenue Bureau committee,
has forthe1 past year and more inter-
ested himself in the detail workings
of the nation's tax collection system.
The fruits of his investigation, from
the tax-payer's standpoint, are indi-
cated in the following excerpts from
remarks by the senator:
"I believe that the law requiring
returns from individuals with in-
comes of less than $5,000 should be
repealed, thereby eliminating the
filing of an enormous number of re-
turns which causes not only great an
noyance to the tax-payer but also
costs the government a great deal of
money in the handling. .......The
adoption of the policy I have sug-
gested would wipe out 91 per cent of
the returns made."
Interest in such statenents should
be aroused by the trend therein in-
dicated: the adoption of federal sys-
tems with expensive, confusing, and
irritating labor removed. Granting
that the senator is optimistic in his
estimate of a 91 per cent saving in
labor, it will also be granted that
even a 50 per cent reduction would
be joyously welcomed by both the
treasury department and the tax-
Senator Couzens has announced
his ideas in brief. He wants, in con-
nection with the labor saving plan
above outlined, the repal of excise
or nuisance taxes, and a 50 per cent
reduction in surtax rates (which, in
his own words, "would bring the
maximum surtax rate on inomes of
over $500,000 down to 20 per cent.").
There are many who will find fault
with his surtax plan and the raising
of the exemption limit, but there are
none who will decry repeal of the
nuisance taxes, and the complaint
against decreasing the work of the
treasury department 91 per cent will
be lodged only by 91 out of every 100
workers in that department.
And Senator Couzens has fitted his
wholeoutline admirably to the $350,--
t 000,000 reduction in the nation's taxes
which will almost certainly be placed
in effect before March 15.

A nonymous communikations will be
disregarded. The names of communi.
,arts will, however, be regarded as
confidential tuon request.
It comes to mind in reviewing
briefly M. M. M's. article in Wednes-
day's Daily, that Ann Arbor presents
but little contrast to a general infla-
tion of living expenses throughout the
country. That a nation-wide economic
condition should obtain slightly larg-
er proportions in one locality than in
another is not out of harmony with
the law of averages.
To cite M. M. M's. particular refer-
ence, we have in Ann Arbor a room-
ing-house condition not duplicated in
Columbus (O. S. U.), due chiefly to,
the fact that Columbus, being a large
city, regards the University as but a
unit of its existence, while in our own
city, the one issue of growth and
prosperity rests entirely upon possi-
bilities attendant to the University.
In the light of this then, the normal
plane of property valuation coinci-
dent to a city of this size, is Here
found to be raised. This may be a.
sufficient explanation for that burden-
ing factor of school existence.
In a strictly college town too, one
naturally comes more )in contact with
the novelties of dress, amusement,
and quite possibly, spendthrift de-
vices. These, however, are not to be
confused with living expenses, but are
rather the funiction of the varied
tastes and purses of individuals. As
for competition (between like units),
the presence of seven merchandisers
of men's wearing apparel within the
short space of two blocks on State
street seems to deny the assertion
that the life of trade is "quite ap-
parently lacking." Hence it appears
to me that M. M. M. has confused the
individual element in college exist-

discretion of the Board, depending the other standard activities that
upon the value, length, humor, etc. of must be advertised as institutions.
the contribution. there were the two Paul Whiteman
3A minimum of 12 points will admit recitals~ Thomas Wilfred ard the
the contributor to membership in this Clavilux, the Denishawn Iancers,
organization. Accurate records will Margaret Anglin, the Bonstelle Play-
be kept and each contribution which ers and Mrs. Richard Mansfield in
appears will be marked according to "The Goose Hangs High," "The Ln:,
the number of points it receives. Laugh," Otis Skinner, "The Admirabie
-Nero. Bashville" and "Outward Bound."
There are several contributors who Of these, the only bad guess was
have sent in material in the past "Outward Bound" and its failure was
which deserves points, and these due to a whole complex of situations
points will be duely awarded. Un- best gone and forgotten. The rest,
published contributions will not however, proved splendid entertain-
count. All memberships swill be award ment and should constitute, with a
to pen names only and no cogntribu- conventional blush of modesty, some-
tions submitted are to have the real thing of a record . . .
name of the writer upon them. Thus This year, again, the column has
there can be no talk of favoritism, as definite an axe to grind: one of
etc, if certain of the weaker works them is "The Cradle Song" which
fail to appear in print. This depart- Masques ore to present in November,
ment is only too glad to have con- another is "The Great Catherine" to
tributions appear, provided that they be produced by Comedy Club in Jtan-
approach the standard which we set. uary, another the return engagenent
These standards, as you may have of The Clavilux, still another "Thr'
noticed, are not too high, but we must Rivals" and a probable series of mat-
admit that we have received some inees by Miss Bonstelle's company.
contribs which are below them. But for the next few days, the libido
* * * that is driving us to the housetops
So the idea is that this Club will be is the production by Mimes Tuesday
organized from now on. There will and Wednesday evening of W. S. Gil-
.be no races for membership, or any- bert's "Engaged."
thing, that will come automatically, Now the column, ever since its in-
and notice of it will appear here as ception two years ago, has had a
soon as the person has earned it. We very definite prejudice as to campus
are planning the menu of the dinner dramatics. It has consistently given
now, the least support possible to those
* * * local re-productions of every chance
In order to meet the perfectly good Broadway success, mainly because
objection to a solid column, and yet amateurs can never be anything but
bring this idea before the public second-rate in them; and it has just
mind, we were forced into the sub- as consistently thrown what influence
I terfuge of running signatures and it had to experimental performances,
titles in every now and then. Please first productions and revivals.
pay no attention to these, they are This, of course, is exactly what the
merely to help the digestion of the performances of "Engaged" are, an'l
breakfast, and have no connection as such they deserve whole head-
with the story. lines. The play is sheer burlesque,
* s * sure-fire theatre if there ever was
We see by the recent issue of any, and it should prove as clever an
entertainment as there has been in
The Gargoyle that some of the th ounseoei aer
humor magazines around the the column's esoteric career.
country are getting off some mean * * *
gags. And now if you still desire an-
* * * added opinion, read what Stark Young
LIMERICKS wrote of the piece in the July 15 is-
VI sue of The New York Times:
A student whose name wasn't "A boisterous, merry and hilarioue
Johnson burlesque rewarded the attentions o.'
Took his girl to the tap room a sweltering audience at the Fifty
while dancin' Second street theatre last night, when
Though it was quite a break the Stagers offered W. S. Gilbert's
We will state for his sake 'Engaged' as the fourth production of

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ence with that of what he terms That he formerly went to Wis- their season.
"amazing inflation" generally. consin. "The piece - which was written bya
The above factors (novelties, etc.), * * * Gilbert without Sullivan's assistance'
which are rather the froth of college THIS COUNTS ONE POINT! -is as amusing and intelligent a
life than the essence, one can be com- Sir Toby Tiffin musical comedy as the season has
fortably without, and since they have Michigan Daily j seen, a sweeping statement that con-
no bearing upon the procurability of Dear Sir: sciously includes the memory of the
an education, save to heighten its I am a youth of forty three and three other productions from the
distractions, they are better disre- I'm. in love with a marvelous maid established firm of Gilbert and Sul-'
garded. At any rate, to my mind, I three years my senior. I adore her livan.
these constitute a cause for the rise and am engaged to her. Last night "The plot is uncomplicated and
of Ann Arbor above the prevailing she told me that she had a wooden substantially burlesque. Cheviot Hill
high price level of the day, and do leg. Shall I break it off? , is a young man given to instant dee-
not essentially effect normal condi- -Perplexed. larations of love and proposals of
tions of price and value in a town of * * * marriage to any young woman in
similar size. We have at last discovered the whose company he finds himself. For
To summarize briefly, I have made height of accuracy. We know a man the purposes of the play, the number
the point that Ann Arbor rents are who has two calenders on his desk, is limited to three. At various times
high due to inflated property values. so that he can check up on them, - and for a scene or two at the same
but I have farther than that refused should one of them get fast or slow. time-all three have substantial and
to follow M. M. M's. opinion in the * * * documented claims to his sole affec-
matter; inasmuch as I feel that dis- So we said to him, "Well if that's tions. To which a complication is
regarding the whimsicalities with I how you feel about it, all right but added in the shape of a Hamlet-
which we are daily brought into con- don't come around later and say it Svengali companion who is to lose lii
tact, and which such of us as cannot was our fault." And he said, "Aw substantial income when the young
afford them are better off without, I shut up I know what I'm doing, I man marries and who is himself in



About thre years ago, the students
of the University of Oregon instituted
S a tradition known to Westerners as
"The Oregon Hello," the custom of
exchanging a word or two of greeting
when students or faculty members
pass on the street. And nearly all
the costal colleges have adopted it.
. A mere word, spoken in the name

We ar, the Telegrap'i Flor
0f Ann Arbor.
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