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Theological School Head Calls,
Religious History Both
Science and Art.,
Believes Christianity Too Archaic
to Make Itmpression on
Modern Mind.

"Religious history is both a sci-?
ence and an art," said Dean Willard
L. Sperry of the Harvard Theolozi-
cal school in his lecture yesterday'
afternoon in Natural Science audi-
torium. The address was the fourth
of a series he is delivering this week
it the University.
"Religions can be divided into two
groups; those that are historical and
those that are non-historical," he r::
said. In the first group falls Judah -..:.:. _____:......_______...::..::.:.......___________"_____:,,______
ism, Christianity, and Buddhism: Associated Press Pto
While in the latter, those with Princess Marie Jose of Belgium, now Princess of Piedmont, was loudly acclaimed upon her arrival in
Which no deep feelings prevade, Rome for her wedding to Crown Prince Hunibert. The royal couple are shown riding through the streets
such as the Greek and English re- of Rome after the arrival of the Princess.
ligions." __
"It is harcd to take ai~f iw o iei o ny't timeless R
out of joint, but the western view- ULJ ID iTiv0PROVES DIFFICULT, SAYS GUCKERT
point hasn't been understood, he' . r n E
continued. "Russia has undertaken the tre- "I
I sometimes feel that the foun-' mendous task f chIt is', as yet, too soon to tell
der of our religion is too distant, human whether the new system will be a
too archaic and far in the past to 1 nature," said Elroy S. Guckert, of success. However, the Attorney-
coerce our viewpoint today; to University High School Will be the sociology department, yester- of Moscow s t
make any deep impression on the day. "They must change peoples' e
modern theological mind. The many Topic of Talk at Monroe ideas friom capitalism to commun- ' der the new regime, there is much
Christs of piety had very little to Conference. ism, from religion to atheism." less trouble, fewer divorces, and
do with the Jesus of Christianity, "Russia before the war was as less promiscuity.
they were two distinct men. His- Prof. W. C. Olsen, of the Uni- capitalistic as any other country "All houses are gradually being
tory for the orthodox Christ has versity High School, will address in the world. With the revolution, taken over by the state and a
been a drama of redemption." the meeting of the Supervisors of they attempted to change their Housing Commission determi'nes
The Harvard dean discussed the Michigan High Schools association iwhole system overnight. It was too the number of rooms necessary for
history of religion through the today at Monroe on the subject of rapid, so in 1922, they introduced one family. All rent is paid to the
question of whether or not it was the plans for operation of the Uni- a new economic system, the Nep, state.
an art or a science. "Does it," he versity's new experimental school which was a reversion to semi-cap- Ae the time of the revolution,
asked, yield laws with indetermin- of which he is to be in charge. italism. Since that time, the Soviet the Greek Orthodox church was a
ate application, or does it yield giv- I This address will be the first an- government has been continuously!polic 1 organ of the state and, as
en laws with determinate applica- nouncement of the plans as, com- trying to return to a more absolute such, was' immediately, abolished.
tion?" Then the obvious relative plete to date. The new school is to communism. Atheism was openly preached by
question that would naturally fol- serve as a supplement to the Uni- "In the event of this return, the the newly founded government and
low would be: Is or is not History versity High School in the field of Soviet government will be one large banners such as "Religions- the
an Art.experimental education. It will in- ,corporation holding a monopoly on Opiate of the People," are much
"Can we bring such definite axi- dude all grades from the pre-kin- all buying, selling exports, and in- in evidence, today. The commun-
oms as 'Starvation brings on revolt' dergarten pupils up to the junior ports. All profits will belong to the : is t smintain that they practice the
or its equally true and proven re- high school age. 1government t o be used for the cor- principles of Christ rather than
Morse, 'Starvation brings on com-
plete submission.' Art, in the first Its purpose, guided by the Uni- mon welfare. Advances h'ave al-?merely acknowledging them.
plaeelsithn rt inv; not versity School of Education, will be ready becn made in this direction. i "The chief cliticism to this gov-
place, deals with the dividual;not u o e They have fxd the maximum sal- mcinent," Guckert concluded, "is
the particular. Science on thesystems of education as well as to ary of any communist at $112 per its failure to take into considera-
other hand deals with the particu- carry on experiments to add to the month. This figure includes the tion individual differences."
lar only, and the more dispassion- advances made in recent years in premier and all of the officials. An Guckert was a member of a group
ate and impersonal ndividual is the this line. ' endeavor is being made to replace of college professors and instruc-
better scientist. Dr. Olsen came hlere recently the old commercialistic motive with tors who made an intensive, first-
"Take an analogous case. For from the University of Minnesota one of service, hand study of the sociological and
instanceserice the hangingof he oofloJohnan
Brwn, fte hntoigo raid awhere he has been conducting re- "Laborers receive in the neigh- economic problems of Soviet Rus-
Brpe' Ferr h Threis some search work in the subject of sec- borhood of one dollar per day. In sia during the summer of 1927.
Vague, unexplainable feeling envel- ondary school education. addition they are given security by
oping the affair, somethingcon- all forms of insurance, including Women of Northwestern univer-
g dth at c th b(By Aociated Press) old age, accident and maternity. At sity have upset the old theory that
endg eery pharticuarn t hisr l ROCHESTER, N. Y., Jan. 16 --the present time Russia has the the fairer sex talks too much. Pro,-
single affair will probably not, as The newest servant of photography most highly developed system of fesor C. C. Cunningham of the
long as time goes on, be repeated looks through a negative with an organized recreation in the world. Spech, department there posted a
i s e e way. Yet e electric eye. "One of the most radical chang- I call for women debaters a few days
that is to compile the story must Then it stamps on the edge of es brought about by the Soviet is ago and expected a rush of appli-
have the gift of the scientist to the film the grade of photographic in the time-honored institution Of cants. So far, however, no one has
collect all the facts concerning the paper the pictures should be print- marriage. Under the present sys- appeared, and Northwestern is in
case, and must have the ability of ed upon, and the degree of light to tem, any man and any woman may danger avng o women
the artist to bring out the individ- I use in printing. live together as fmian and wife. Di- bating team this year.
ual feeling that pervaded at the It was the idea of Roland J. Wil- vorce is easy for either can lae
actual time of the hanging." kinson, a young photo finisher of at will. In the event of separation,
Jackson, Michigan, and was per- if the wife keeps the child or chil- T
Reichsbank President fected in the Eastman laboratories. dren, the husband must give one- AN E
Wilkinson is a vice president of the third of his income toward their
May Give up Position Master Photo Finishers. upbringing.

ELiterary Groups Unite
f or Reception, DantceL
the University's four literary so-
! icieties, in co-operation With the _______;U NIST OI T
Student Speakers Will Discuss Oratorical association will hold an Bureau of Appointient Director
EniernProblems l informal reception and dance in SasSnosadGidae
r~ngincetingthe Women's Athletic building to-Ar iI emrn.
Jan. 29. morrow night. Are itiDemand..
The affair is open to all members
Debates between groups from the pha Nu. Members may obtain bids -r-
from the officers of their respec- Numerous po5siticnhs are being of-
EEngineering Speaker's Club are fered to the seniors and graduate
I , ti~ve groups or ma-. get them at the
progressing at the Union, and plans v r r g m h students by various schools, busi-
are going forward for a mass meet- . Althon h the dance is to be ress firms, and manufactories, ac-
are I ~~clbsec. dffair nessfirm,-nadcesaufaroriehaac
ing on Jan. 29 when nine student It is nessary that cording to T. Luther Purdom, Di-
only one person in each couple bb rector of the University Bureau of
a member of one of the societies. 'Appoi-tments and Occupational If-
ing engeer g problems. Dick Watkins' orchestra will fur- formation.
The debate groups have been or- iish the music, it was aliiounced "The Bureau endeavors to get in
ganized by Prof. Robert Brackett to yesterday by Albert '. Donohue, '31, touch with every kind of job by
train the students in public speak- 'general chairman. Danmcint vill be- writinx-g to these institutions in re-
gin at 9 o'clock. In forier yeas, e gard to the work they have to of-
ing, and to give them experience ut explained, the doce w el d ona In this we are able to give
meetigs. The much smaller scale in orie of the each student first hand informa-
debate last night was on the sub- 'society rooms on the fourth floor of tion about the kind of work he is
ject "Resolved that the United Angell hall. interested in.
States without awaiting interna- The members of the coimittee "For example, one student came
are Helen. Barc, '30, Atiena; Grace' into the office last week and said
tional action should imaugurate a Darling, '30, Porti; ftibert . arri- he was interested in the making of
program leading to complete dis- sort, 'i, Adelphi; and nRay idges, malt. He wished to know whether
armament." The nine students, whpo 1'31, Alpha flu. ! the makinig of malt was a very
will speak at the mass meeting wil ,flourishn busiess nowadays. e
be taken from the debating group. e y gh weeae telimthattas
Arran enients are being made, to lSeel-, Seho i -fwerehablemone ts elhintattlasntr
hold a series of debates with other year in that business. t
schools and the club has grown Un- I ' imiisThe positions offered range from
til now there, are similar groupsL mediocre jobs up to exceptional
at Michigan State and the Detroit for_a Esy ones. The range of salaries is from
Technical College. Northwestern '-r one hundred dollars a month to
University is considering sponsor- Writing for the second annual six thousand a year. The Bureau
ing the organization. Gorgas Memorial essay contest, has received fifty-three calls for
Prizes for a pin design have been Dana Seely, a junior in the Univer- men and women since Christmas.
offered and various students have sity High School, was awarded the In many cases business firm send
sent in contributions to assist in medal donated for the winners of ' representatives to the Bureau to
finding an emblem for the honor- the local contests held in high 'intervieW the-students that are iP-
I ary society of the club which will schools throughout the country. terested in the kind of work they
be known as the "Stump." The medallion is given every represent.
year to the author of the best es- Studies are being made of em-
Local Glider Club say written, on"a group ofassign-lployees of large business institu-
a d topics dealing with the work of , tions to find ottVaat traits are
WeW. C. Gorgas in making possible the associated with the successful em.-
L e sc d completion of the Panama Canaljployee ^
b M g ie irby his method of eliminating the I "A great many representatives
ravages of typhoid fever that pro- come here When they know that We
hibited work on the project. have good people for positions,"
Edwin W. Teale, of the editorial There were 50 papers submitted , stated Mr. Prdoml. "Many of the
staff of the Popular Science Month- by the junior class of the school representatives come from _co-m-
ly, is in Ann Arbor this week in- which were judged by three mem- pan ies who particularly want men
Sspecting the Glider section of the t bers of the English department, who have worked their way ,through
Aeronautical Association of the Un- Mrs. Marion Huber, Miss Helen Ry- ;school. Other companies emphasize
Iesity He will take pictures of der, and Miss Marion McKinney.1 the men and women who have .re-
the loeal unit in action, and mater- Only juniors and seniors in high. ceived good miarks during their
- ial will be collected for the first of school are eligible for competition. school years."
a series of twelve articles which in the contest. The paper of the
will appear in his magazine on glid- winner of the local trial is to be Mr. and Mrs. Henry Ford have
ing. sent in for competition for the na- been identified as the donors. of a
mYesterday Teale was given glid- tional award, made by the Gorgas I $1,000,OOQ group of school buildings
ing instructions by members of the. Memorial foundation. I in Mount Berry, Georgia.




club, and with no other informa-
tion or practice made several
flights. Later he visited Wallace
Franklin of Ypsilanti, and arrange-
ments were made with him to as-
sist i an airplane towing demon-
Teale was brought to the Uni-
versity by Donald Walker, business
imanager of the National Gliders
i association. After being taken
i through the glider shops in the
basement of Natural Science build-
ing by Robert Evans, '30, president
of the club, he declared them the
most completely equipped that he
had ever inspected.

Has Notice Be
Served to Youi-


Dr. Howard T. Barnes of McGill
university has -. found ice-melting
chemicals which will liberate ships
captured by ice in wintertime.

that your sludents are going.to
move at the end of this
If obe.,sire that ou do0not.
wait too long before filling the
Dial 2 '14 Today andask for
Cla-ts e" ds.

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BERLIN, Jan. 16.-The first inti-
mation from Dr. Ijalmer Schacht,
heimay resign as a consequence of
president of the eichsbank, that
his defeat at The Hague on matters
of Germany policy WaS given today
to'the correspondent of Rheinin-
schwestrmelische Zcitunb.
After emphasizing that his at-
t gude toward "adulteration" of the
Young plan was absolutely unalter-
ed, Dr. Schacht said the Reichsbank
naturally will and must acommo-
late itself to the projected new
statute making participation in the
Young' plan one of its functions.




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