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THE MICHICAN.

DAILY

SA t F~ru tmDAY 'A 2, G 193~

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Night Editor- WALTER WILDS
SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 22, 1930
THE UNIVERSITY COLLEGE.
Like his other messages, Presi-
dent Ruthven's recent remarks
anent the University college leave
us in two minds as to what he in-
tends. He opens the dissertation
with a caustic attack on the pro-
ject's supporters, branding their
"pitiless enthusiasm" as "imbued
with an excess of misionary zeal,"
and depreciating their judgment
as "surrendered to the fascination
of a name," and hypnotized by the
prospect of a "panacea for the
conglomeration of chronic ills"
that beset our eduactional system.
On the other hand, with the diplo
macy of which he is master, he set
forth his purpose of eventually ac-
complishing much the same end
by conservative "controlled experi-

mentation."
We admit the disadvantages of
sudden reform, but at the same
time we are convinced that this
University, as now constituted, hasJ
strayed so far from its ideal pathI
that something more drastic than
"controlled experimentation," as
President Ruthven uses the term,
is needed to bring it back. We are
impatient of endless piddling
around to find a cure for some-
thing monstrous, immediate, and
distressing. Our suggestion is that
President Ruthven preserve intact
his method of "controlled experi-
mentation," but make the Univer-
sity college the first controlled ex-
periment.
President Ruthven recognizes
that two great evils are inherent
in Michigan's present educational
system: (1) that too many stu-
dents in the literary college spend
altogether too much time acquir-
ing too little depth of learning, and
(2) that our professional colleges
are so much influenced by trade
school ideals of technical perfec-
tion that their graduates are as-
tonishingly deficient even in zuch
elementary culture as knowledge
and appreciation of their own lan-
guage. The first of these two evils
attains the proportions of a crime,
or at least opens the University to
a charge of using the A.B. degree
to misrepresent an educated man.
The second evil is more in the na-
ture of a pity, but such a pity that

)me contact with higher educa-
on' is a va aie thing, it is our
ontention that fully one half of
he literary students waste two
recious years that might infinitely
etter be employed in discovering
he hard facts of the world. For
hese students, who attend collegef
costly because everybody is doing
t, the literary college is a soften-
ng influence-little more, indeedc
han a lesson in "just getting by." j
'o our way of thinking a division
f the literary college into two un'
ts could not "crush its first two
ormative years back into the pre-
ocious maturity of the high
chool," for they are already so
rushed back by the low scholastic
tandards; and as for "dragging
ts last two years, even more pre-
ious in their development, into
he professional atmosphere of the.
raduate school," nothing could
provide a more welcome. stimula-
ion to those literary students
whose desire for an education is
honest and whose purpose is sin-
cere.
It will be answered, "Then raise
the standards of the literary col-
lege," but this is precisely what
cannot be done at Michigan for the
canny taxpayers will howl most
pitifully if their sons and daugh-
ters are returned in any numbers
as unfit to receive the boon of
higher education. Somehow these
unfit must be bought off with a
two-year diploma which will suffi-
ciently attest their more-than-
high-school aspirations, at the
some time lessening their drag on
those fit to explore the higher
realms of education. Coincident-
ally the compressed background of
culture which would best serve the
two-year literary graduate would
almost exactly suit the professional
novitaite as the proper foundation
for his technical training. We sub-
mit that a division of the literary
course into two-year units-which
is the essence of the University
college-is as neat a solution of
the problem as can be found.
The chief fault with the Univer-
sity college project seems to be that
it is in advance of its times. Dis-
satisfaction is even now wide-
spread with the inability of liter-
ary colleges as now constituted to
provide adequately for all who
want the type of education they
offer. Already the movement to
ward junior colleges - which are
scale models of the University col-
lege - has gained such headwa
that the University is looking for-
ward to matriculating an alway
increasing number of third-yer
students. To us it is a pity that
hesitating, experimenting, recon
sidering Michigan must follow in
stead of lead this trend, especiall
since we have the University col
lege almost fully worked out in de
tail, and needing only vigorou
leadership to resolve the financia
obstacle and settle the question o
its relation to the College of En
gineering and Architecture.
0
MEDICINAL-BUT NOT TOO
PATENT.
When discussions of remedia
measures are heard in academi
circles, the trend is inevitably to
ward prophylactics, rather tha
surgery. This is to the effect tha
a considerable amount of quack
ery and sooth-saying persists ram
pant in otherwise respectably san
minds. It is conservative to sa
that pedagogic ills, particularly th
two most acute ailments-the cur
ricula and the admissions prob
lems-need more than the micro
scope.

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Editorial Comment
SMARTNESS AND SOBRIETY.
(Harvard Crimson)
Interesting in the light of recen
anti-prohibition furor is the re
port of dry campaigning in th
University of Michigan. This yea
at least, the success of Ann Arbor
gargantuan and perennial prop
will not depend upon the qualit
of the neighborhood bootlegger, fo
when the long-expected day ar

' TYPEWRITER11S
ROLL I Music And Drama ]RIBBONS
---n SiiP Pii!
TODAY: At Mimes Theatre, last Tyor a maers
BIRTHDAY, two performances this afternoonTpewriteru
GEORGE. and evening of The Outsider by d over, fresh stock,, sures
Doroty Bradon.best quality at a moderate price.
Every year around February 22, Dorothy Brandon.
George Washington has a birthday.' At Mendelssohn Theatre, las 0. D. MORRILL
It's a strange but true fact that two performances this afternoon 314 South State St. Phone 6615
great men always have their birth- and evening of Theo Breyer's pic-;- -
days on holidays. And this year tire, Joan of Ar. !
it comes on Saturday, so the poor '
students don't get out of classes.
The Father of his Country didn't 1 QUARTET
Sdo right by his children. A Review by William J. Gorman. I
It appears that the New York
* * * String Quartet wasn't sufficientlyc
Just like Licoln, for ex- informed of Ann Arbor's aspira-!Uj
ample. te was born on a loli lions to musical prominence. Rat- IoOur Trademark is
day, and so was Santa Claus- "d hirmi
a o was Santa Clausy tling applause greeted their main your assuranceof
was he? The Fourth of July program, mild enough in itself
always falls on a holiday just with an early Dvorak and an early Iadge perfection
like New Years but you always
e Nw I Beethoven quartet mildly played;
need New Years day to get over so they encored most generously ', Fraternity and
the headache contracted the with two pot-boilers so disgustingly Sorority Baages
night before. I Srriy Leu i 1
familiar as to be at the moment
* W unrecognizable (Charles Wakefield
Cadman perhaps, and a familiar vBurr, Patterson and1
)Tango). That they enjoyed doingAu
those things left us slightly sus-,ACod C
picious of their accompli'shments
on the reular program. That they Fraternity Jewelers and
thought it necessary to do them in Stationers
wAnn Arbor accusation of
provincialism which Ann Arbor 603 Church Street
should have resented, though it..
didn't seem to.
George, of cherry tree fame, held But aside from their encoring
I some official position with the faux pas, the New York Quartet Want Ads Pay
United States-judge or something. ,must be recognized as still a see-
He probably never looked like this, ond-rate organization. Their in-
but he might have. terpretations are undoubtedly gen-
uine to themselves (and genuine-
And now that I've finished ness sends "bridges across perilous,
my theme song, and finished hostile air"); but they are not gen-
this outrage against the man erous. They achieve communica-
whose wife made 'the Ameri- tion somewhat too facilely on a
can flag, I'll turn to matters of . middle level of achievement, sue-
more importance, if any. ceeding in the minor matter of
,e, , 1 perfection in many details but
You kwh lhardly grasping and clarifying
oducers adage: When in doubtr their relations profoundly. They
sing the theme song and shoot the do have a somewhat ravishing
villain. range of color, (employed very in-
telligently for example to quicken tilli4I
y interest in the Dvorak Lento, whichw
Thursday night the faculty is essentially 'unquartistic' in that
of the literary college had ,a
of hc itearycolegehad. a the writing is in simple vocal har-;:
meeting to decide what educa- ir it th m d h
tion means. They argued for monic style, with the melody in the
hours and never came to any first vfolin.) For the most part CHURCH
conclusion, and yet they ex- (excepting occasionally the cello HR
pect the hard working students and the over-modest first violin) Cor. S. State and E. Washington Sts.
to answer really difficult ques- they are capable of beautiful tone- Mi., Rev. Arthur W. Stalker, D. D-
Y tions on examination. quality. They also showed definite Associate Minister, Rev. Samuel J.
a.Harrison Student Director, Mr.
appreciation of dynamic nuances. Ralph Johnson. Mrs. Allura Win-
s But their intei'est lies too exclu- ters, Advisor of Women Students.
r W ~eather forecast for Ann Arbor sively on the surface. They depend 10:30 A. M.-Morning Worship.
and vicinity: fair and warmer un-
til the weather man realizes that for their mode and rhythm of Series: "Four of Life's Major Mo-
- to ta n al zst ha r ssi o themitives. IV "RIGHT." Dr. Stalker.
Ann Arbor has had almost a week progon te success in 12:00 M.-FOUR DISCUSSION
y of good weather without rain, color and dynamics; in the sense I GROUPS at Wesley Hall. Lead-
- snow, or ice. that they progress from moment ers: Miss Ellen W. Moore, Prof.
- to moment of dynamic or colorful G. E. Carrothers, Prof. S. F.
s But sprig does seem t be interest. And generally without Gingerich, and Mr. Ralph R.
l here. For the benefit of the proper regard to the quality of 3:00 P. M.-Kappa Phi Tea.
d uninitiated, however, we wish the attitude being communicated, 6:00 P. M.-Wesleyan Guild Devo-
to say that appearances are though in time, ultiinately as unity. tional Meeting.
deceiving, because you can't I am speaking really of the Bee- 7:30 P. M.-Evening Worship.
expect good weather in Ann thoven Quartet. This was from
Arbor until June 25. Op, 18. But however early, it was
not Haydn but the early Beethoven,
it vigorously enjoying his health and FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH
le There's one thing - no, two healthy ambition, asserting his joy. On East Huron, west of State
- things I don't like about spring. In the hands of the New York Rev. R. Edward Sayles, Minister
One of them is the gathering of String Quartet, the attitude be- Howard R. Chapman, Minister for
I dogs on the campus every day, but comes thinner, more naive and Students.
I don't mind that so much. What childlike, certainly less important :
- gets under the skin of every red- and inclusive. The result was due, 9:45 A. M.-Church Bible School
- blooded man from the West (Kan- I think, to their over-preoccupation Wallace Watt, Supt.
t sas and Oklahoma excluded) are . 9:45 A. M.-University Class at
Y the glee clubs singing sweetly un- with the achievement of pleasing Guild House, Mr. Chapman.
e der sorority house windows, surface effects and their lack of 10:30 A. M.-Worship and Sermon.
feeling for the composition in the Mr. ak "WHY I
C j BELIEVE IN GOD." (The first
- whole as unified expression. It is I in series of four sermons on "God,
y- essentially one of the criticisms I the Supreme Issue.")
had to make of the Lener Quartet, 6:30 P. M-In Church Parlors.
j,, ti 1 __ --s.aiClements, Mich. will give illus-

more brilliant and much better tared travel talk on, "Glimpses
equipped technically and intellec- of Egypt."
tually.
The Russian group of short num-
bers was played more satisfac-_
torily; the Borodin numbers be- j
cause they were shorter and easier BETHLEHEM
Their mouths are not always to grasp, the Moussorgsky Sere- EVANGELICAL CHURCH
t open as wide as when the above nade because it forces a unified
- picture was snapped--unluckily- conception on the performer with (Evangelical Synod of N. A.)
e or it would be much easier to do p
r, away with this perennial pest plucked celo-sting, the Glazou- Fourth Ave. between Packard and
ar'is piuke ho eeo-sracgr, the o G azou- 0 A William
m** now because it was nothing but ftv fedr .Simt
y Spring songs, proverbs, and such surface music. Those two encores Rev. Theodore R. Schmate
r are inorder now. were well played I suppose but it
- Roses are red, really didn't matter. 9:Mo A.ZM.-Bible School.
i nlar nsz± ~ l

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the Palate

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and
TTSITf That Soothes
the Nerves
TO ENJOY A SUMPTUOUS REPAST
YOU MUST COME OVER
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THE CHUBB HOUSE
only $5.75 per week

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PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH
I-furon and Division Sts.
Merle IL Anderson, Minister
Mrs. Nelle B. Cadwell, Counsellor
for University Women.
10:45 A. M.-"An Ancient Hero
Who Became a Clown."

HILLEL FOUNDATION

615 E. University

Dial 3779
Services at
Rabbi A.

7:30
the
H.

P. M.-Religious
Michigan League.
Fink will speak.

12:00 NOON-Class in
Religious Problems"
McClusky.

"Modern
Professor

8:30 P. M.-Special Freshman
Open House at the Foundation.

11 '1 Newly registered students and all
I Iothers are urged to attend.

5:30-7:30 P. M.-Young People's
Social Hour and Devotional Meet-
ing. Leader: Hamilton Easton.
TUNE IN!
Sunday Morning Servioe
of the
DEIROIT UNITY CENTER
brfaicast frout
The Deta ic Civic The ame
11:30 A.M. Ea- n Stand. Tino.
6140 a Cea taa M Thu
wJR
Detroit
EVERY ThURSDAY EVG
(Segioniag 3 . , 1930)
.LECTURE ON PRINCIPLES
OF SUCCESSFUL LIVING
Zoning forth the Priociples by which
.up may unfold widdi his lift the
'Isehhi Peae ,and Prosocedy which 1 a rwdd
God ha. prewided. (
11:05P.M. Bat riStand. 7Tie.
#so 5 P.M. Cenr wad Time.

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FIRST CONGREGATIONAL
State and William
Allison Ray Heaps, Minister
February 23, 1930
9:30 A. M.--Church School.
10:45 A. M.-Morning Worship.
Sermon topic: "Man With a
Handicap."A
5:30 P. M.-Congregational Stu.
dent Fellowship.
6:30 P. M.-Prof. Robert Hall's
illustrated lecture, "The Japanese
Empire of Today."
ST. ANDREW'S
EPISCOPAL CHURCH
Division and Catherine Sts.
Rev. Henry Lewis, Rector
Rev. T. L. Harris, Assistant
8:00 A. M.-Holy Communion.
9:30 A. M.--Holy Communion.
(Student chapel in Harris Hall.)
9:30 A. M.-Church School. (Kin.
dergarten at 11 o'clock.)
11:00 A. M.--Morning Prayer;.
sermon by the RevgArtley B.
Parson of the Church Mission
House, New York.
6:30 P. M.--Student Supper in
Harris Hall, followed by two
study groups led by Dr. John
Dorsey and Miss Lois Benson.
::45 P. M.-Evening, Prayer; ad-
dress by Mr. Lewis, "The Miracle
at the Pool of Bethesda."

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BE CONSISTENT
IN YOUR RELIGION
ATTEND CHURCH
REGULARLY

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rives, college watchmen reinforced Vioets are blue,
by local police will guard the dark j Dandelions are yellow,
corners where erring stags are And sweet peas are all+
wont to drink their fill. It is said colors.
that none but the brave deserve
the fair and brave indeed will be .
the undergraduate who under - Then, there's the old
threat of expulsion finds means "In the spring a young
whereby he may overlook the fancy."

canker in the rose or blur thej-
blemish on the girl of his choice.
Although in this case the dic-
tum is from above, this bit of news)\
fits in with a trend that sooner orI
later is ;bound to become dominantz
in American colleges. Prohibition°
has enormously increased the em-
phasis on drinking as a part of the t
extracurricular activity that a re-
vulsion is already in embryo.
In the future sobriety will be-I
come the vogue; the advantages of
the sober or partially sober over
the obviously influenced will ob-

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FOLLOW THRU
different Schwoband Mandel's musical
comedy, exploiting and exhausting;
the comic possibilities of the most
s g hilarious of contemporary pastimes,
man's golf, starts the third week of its
run at the Cass Theatre in Detroit.
This show has duplicated the suc-
cess of Good News in being able to
play townsover the country a see-).
a ond time.
It is a frenzied and originalE
carnival of youth, employing the
many amusing moans about "mod-
Sern youth" as stimulation to
bright, snappy dialogue. It is all
tomfoolery around a country club,
on the golf links where no less!
than four women are in love with
the shiek who swings the mean
mashie.

10:00 A. M.-Morning Worship.
Sermon topic: "The Ultimate Goal
of Devotional Life."

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11:00 A. M.-German Service.

7:00 P. M. - Young People's
League.

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ZION LUTHERAN CHURCH

Washington St. at Fifth Ave.
C. C. Stellihorn, Pastor
10:30 A. M.-Morning Service.
Sermon topic: "The Sufficiency of
Grace."

FIRST CHURCH,
CHRIST, SCIENTIST
409 S. Division St.
10:30 A. M.-Regular Morning Serv.
ice. Sermon topic: "MIND,"

II ST. PAUL'S LUTHERAN
CHURCH

(Missouri Synod)
Third and West Liberty Sts.
C. A. Brauer, Pastor

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11:45

A. M.-Sunday School follow-

9:00 A. M.-German.
10:00 A. M.-Bible Class.

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