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)AY, JANUARY 23, 190

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Rover Is Appointed
To Washington Post

Only Players That Are Irregular
In Practice Are Flunkers,
Report Shows
An entirely new light has been
thrown on the old question of par-
ticipation in football versus class-
room scholarship by a recent in-
vestigation at the University of
The conclusion reached is that if
you are seriously interested in foot-
ball and really devote yourself to
it, the chances are you are just
as good a student as the average in
a "random sampling" of your fel-
It's the men who do not takeI
their football seriously, turn out
irregularly for practice, and aren't
much in earnest about anything
who are the football "flunkers,"
this study concludes.
The Minnesota psychology de-
partment has made the study at
the suggestion of the committee
on intercollegiate athletics. Prof.
Donald G. Paterson directed the
work which was carried out by I.
Emerick Peterson.
The Minnesota study was based
on the freshman football squad of
the fall of 1927 and its -main pur-
pose was to answer this qquestion:
qc" "Are forces operative inside and
outside a university such as Minne-
sota tending to select football can-
didates who are not really repre-
sentative of bona fide freshman
The report shows that in age, in
self-support, in' working capacity,t
in distribution among the several
colleges, in the economic status of
parents, in the degree of parents'
schooling, and in their own voca-
tional hopes the football group and
the random sampling vary hardly
at all.
Mtr. Peterson summarizes:" On
.practically every count, we find
that freshman football men are
typical of university men in gen-
eral. They constitute a genuine
cross-section of the student body."
"There is every reason to believe
that no influences are at work to
produce anything but a legitimate
student , enterprise, entirely in
keeping with the intellectual and
academic purposes for which the
university is maintained," he con-
Morize Cites Press
As Language Shaper

In accordance with a tradition I with such men as Glenn Frank,[U
of the University of Michigan club Chase Osborn, Regent James Mur-
of Detroit, a formal dinner will be fin, and Fielding H. Yost.
staged in honor of Pes dent Clar- Other honored guests' will in-
ence C. Little and Mrs. Little. Fri-Plude the members of the Michi- inouneLmiet s was made yester-
day night, Feb. 1, in tv t6allroom gan legislature and their ladies, day by Paul A. Liedy. secretary of
of the Statler hotel, it was an- and the fourteen honor students the Law school, of the visiting pro-
nounced recently. Special plans from the Detroit high schools who I fessors and the regular members
for the program for the eveningIjwill receive awards from the club (of the faculty of .the Law school
and later developmenit concrned at that time. The Reverand M. 5.who will offer courses for the 1929
with President Little's resignation. I Rice, Detroit clergyman, is billed summer session.
wjij make the banquet this year as toastmaster; and according to he visiting professors will be:
'especially significan'. Walter Towers, one of the mem- law, William G. Hale, school of
In addition t Presidernt Little bers of the committee in charge Washington University; Prof.
who will be ; h4 principa speaker of the dinner, Mr. Rice "will di- William C. VanVleck, school of law,
of the evening, Dr. Stratton Du- gfrom h main dt of * George Washington University;
lu Bros ' .rsietofteyrg suy bi-Prof. M. S. Breckenridge, school of
luth Brooks, '96, president of the Ing university presidents just long law, University of North Carolina
University of Missouri, will also be enough to explain why he only got Prof. A. M. Dobie, school of law
on the program. Dr. Brooks was half way through the Law school University of Virginia; Prof. Lewis
Ithe outstandingspeaker of the of the University and what hap- M. Simes, law school, Ohio State
Alumni Triennial i Chicago last pened there to make a minister of university; and Prof. Norman D.
June, although he was competing him. Lattin, law school, Ohio State uni-
Fred G. Dewey, chairman of the versity.
Physicists To Speak committee in charge, has an- Regular members of the faculty
,nounced that although formal, the of the Law school who will offer
Before Meeting Here dinner will take place in a strictly courses this summer are: Professor
collegiate atmosphere which will Durfee, Professor Leidy, Professor
State teachers of college physics be greatly enhanced by collegiate Shartel, Professor Stason, Professor
will have their winter meeting Jan. music of a surprise nature as yet Waite, and assistant Professor
26 in the East Physics laboratory not made public. Blume.
of the University. The program The charge for the banquet will As usual the Law school summer
will begin at 11 o'clock with an ad- be $3.50 per person. Several hund- session will be divided into two
dress on "Cosmic Rays" by Dr. red guests are expected, especially periods of five weeks each,'with an
Sydney B. Ingram, recently of the as President Little's resignation additional three days for examina-
California Institution of Technol- will change the affair into some- tions.
gy. r. S. A. oudsmit, of the what of a farewell recognition of - - - -
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INotie SpcL

Leo A. hover
Whom PresidenteCoolidge recent-
ly appointed United States attr-
ney for the District of Columbia.
Rover is a native of Washington.
He is succeeding Judge Peyton Gorr'
don, who has been made a justice
of the district supreme court.
Big Sum Earned By
New York Students
More than $28,000,00 was earned
last year by New York university
students, according to the annual
report of the university's bureau
of employment. This includes the
earnings of 6,600 day students and,
17,000 evening students through-
out the year. Their jobs ranged
from house cleaning and domestic
jobs at $250 to sales jobs bringingl
in $3,500 and $4,000 a year, accord-
ing to the report.I

will be represented.
According to Prof. R. A. Sawyer
of the physics department the two
subjects which will be discussed
' at the meeting are both of great
interest to physicists at the pres-
ent time.
At 12:15 a luncheon will be held
at the Union, at which Dean'Ed-
I ward H. Kraus will give a short

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sation" yesterday afternoon in Na-
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Their only disadvantage is that
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Professor Morize traced the his-
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