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Editorial Chairman.........Genrnre C. Tilley
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right Editors-Editorial' Board Members1
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Night Editor-GURNEY WILLIAMS
FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 28, 19301
HOW MANY PAY HOW MUCH?
Now that the class treasurers
are organizing their annual drive
for dues, it seems pertinent to en-
quire who pay dues and why, and
for what are the class dues ex-
pended. With regard to freshmen,
sophomores, and juniors, the an-
swer to the first half of this ques-

Campus Opinion
Contributors are asked to be hrief,
confining themselves to less than 300
words of possible. Anonymous comn-
munications will be disregarded. The
names of communicants will, however,
he regarded as confidential, upon re-
quest. Letters published should not be
construed as expressing the editorial
opinion of The Daily.
ANTIQUATED PEDAGOGY.
To the Editor:
I am amazed to note that your
editorial on the deposing of Dean
Cabot has failed to evoke any let-
ter in defense of that leader in
medical pedagogy. There is cer-
tainly no man in the history of the
Medical school to whom students
ought to feel any greater personal
gratitude and devotion, for he has
sacrificed his chair as dean by his
efforts to combat an archaic edu-
cational system.
Medical pedagogy is antiquated

OASTED
FROS!S

I

The Student council is taking
some definite action regarding
frosh who persist in violating thel
pot rule and it begins to look asI
though another frosh will be per-
suaded to wear the characteristic
headgear.
If this is accomplished it will
mean that at least two freshmen
will be wearing them, anyway.
There was a shakeup some time
ago, which accounts for the other
guy
* * *
If the vigilance committee hadl
draped itself around the entrances,
of any of the roons where the re-
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cn rusn exam aLn wee giv
to a degree which probably cannot en LhVy'd have obaUind edee
been they'd have obtained evidence
campus. The local Medical school to keep them busy for weeks. I
is numerically the largest in the dropped in at Mason hall the other
country, and is not unlikely the day to look over the psych exam
mostiry, nd sonalndmechikal.they gave the frosh and I'm will-
most impersonal and mechanical. ing to bet I didn't see more than
The student's time is vcry largely half a dozen frosh caps in the
spent in writing down the lectures
which the professors drowsily drone whole place.
to him, in stuffing himself by rote They wouldn't, by the way, let
with as much of these lectures as 'me see the exam. I suppose they
possible, and in regurgitating them 'thought I'd make copies of it and
on examinations. It was. against send samples to all high school
this system of thought-stiffling senios ,Islso sllyhwhou
routine-of intellectual spoon-feed- seio rs It s alloit.i cod n you
comg-thathinknoCabt. Iagodldajust
ing-that Dean Cabot waged war, as easily have sat down,.taken the
with the ,result that he aroused exam, signed my name DeWitt Clin-
the antagonism of complacent sen- exam, semyhnam gttn-h
.ton or something, and gotten the
information I wanted. Only trou-
I shall mention one department ble is, I didn't have time.
as an example, not because it is at , m
all more deserving of censure than The Rolls photographer just
any other, buttbecause it serves toIcame in with a picture of a frosh
make the matter clear. In the whim he accosted on campus.
United States the death-rate of " r, ,,
mothers in childbirth is more than photograph pherrit. Photo shows
twice that in the more enlightened fhoogeplaini .
frosh explaining.
of European countries. Many ob-
servers have agreed that this is
due to the defective training of
medical graduates. What is our
Medical school doing to remedy ~
this condition? In my junior year
I passed the year's course of lec-
tures in obstetrics, and the eight-
week "Demonstration" course, with-1
!out ever having seen a confine-;
ment in my life. This year, along
with a large share of my class-,
mates, I have completed my sen-
I ior work in obstetrics without ever!
having assisted in a delivery, or
examined a single case in early1
pregnancy, or made a post-partum
examination. Yet when I receive Something ought to be done
my M.D. this spring I shall be eli- ! about the exits in N.S. auditorium.
gible to practice obstetrics in most If the doors could be rehung so
states without any further train- that they'd open all the way itj
ing. I might add that other medi- would relieve the terrible conges-
. cal schools generally require each tion that occurs there between lec-
graduate to perform fifteen or tures. This is addressed to the
more deliveries, and that the ap- B. & G. boys or somebody and I'm
palling situation here has brought not trying to be a bit funny.
protests from the American Asso-
ciation of Medical Colleges. Yet "All natural dancing classes are
Dr. Cabot's urgent requests that to be held in Barbour gymnasium."
the faculty act to remedy matters Notice in the D. O. B. Well, I'm
has been met only with the sullen bglad they're segregating that
resentment of those who are inert- un* *
ly satisfied with the status quo. LOCAL GIRL MAKES
I could mention innumerable AGOOD I BIG CITY!
other instances, if necessary, { Florence Tennant, local actress,"
where Dr. Cabot has suffered by his is now playing with a stock com-
effort to improve the status of stu- pany in Utica, N. Y. Gracious, how
I am sure the medical students these youngsters do grow up. s
would recognize with gratitude. * "*I
Frederick C. Lendrum, '30M. YES, AND THERE'ILL BE A LOT
o IN THE SAME BOAT BEFORE
NO SPIES. THEY SAY LONG.I

Music And Drama
TONIGHT: In the Mendelssohn
Theatre, Play Production offers
George Kelly's The Showoff.
COLUMBIA MASTERWORKS
CESAR FRANCK: Quartet in D
Minor: by the London String Quar-
tet: Set No. 128.
This work, written just a few
months before his death, when
Franck was sixty-six, is quite the
most eloquent proof of the claim
so often made by his admirers as to
his superb architectonic power.
One has begun to question the
symphony from that angle and to
lose any sense of the inevitable re-
lation of the form there to the ma-
terial suspecting them both of be-
ing induced with calm factitious
rationality.
But the quartet seems more per-
manently convincing. The archi-
tecture, less obvious and less
facilely apprehended, seems more
necessary to expression. The first
movement is unique in musical lit-
erature. It is really a union of two
separate pieces of music subtly
interpenetrating, commenting on,
and restraining one another very
effectively, but kept quite free of
confusion by Franck's perfect
structural manipulations. The us-
ual first movement form, the elas-
tic sonata structure, is incorporat-
ed into a simple lied form, the
theme of the lied being conceived
and employed as a generating
theme. The meditative, prayer-
like slow movement is conventional
as to form, but certainly Franck's
most profound piece of music. The
last movement is dramatic, com-
I prehensible (in the manner of the
elaborate structureofB eethoven's
last movement in the Ninth) only
by very subtle reference to the
meaning of preceding movements,
the themes of them being actually
quoted and hinted at.
The London String Quartet's!
performance is technically quite
superb. In the way of interpreta-
tion, they are a little unpreten-
tious 'being content with rather
broad depiction of the score with-
out deep analysis of underlying
feeling. The quartet seems to de-
mand . a rather peculiar blend of
tender acceptance and optimistic
aspiration for its ideal perform-
ance. If the London organization
lacks this feeling, they are at least
successful in the musicianly mat-
ters of the performance.
PUCCINI: La Boheme, an opera
in four acts: with Rosetta Pam-
panini and Luigi Marini and the
La Scala Chorus: the Milan Sym-
phony Orchestra conducted by
Molajoli: Operatic Series No. 5.
The phonograph is a little rigid
on Opera, especially on bad Opera.
Puccini's last act bears up quite
well; it is vivid and the actual
writing is inclusive enough to con-
tain and.suggest all the nuances of
the moods without the addition of
more superficial pictorial appeal,
which stage production adds. The
more spectacular second act, with
its street scenes, etc., suffers. The

phonograph exposes quite ruthless-
ly the actual poverty of the writ-
ing, its complete reliance on a viva-
cious, shrieking theatrical' produc-
tion.
But there is an advantage too in
phonograph presentation of Opera.
One learns to know voices, to learn
their precise quality, to catch their
tricks of expression: the sum of it
all being a more authentic insight
into the operatic art than one can
get from a 'single theatric experi-
ence. When the voices are as well
worth knowing as those of Rosetta
Pampanini, the Convent Garden
star, and Luigi Marini, there is
reason for owning this album.
These are both powerful singers
and their playing down to the
small proportion of the Mimi and
Rodolfo parts. They have both l
caught the natural fragility and
childlike single-mindedness of the
two young Bohemians and the
study of their technique in doing
so is a delight;
This present recording is gen-
uine Italian Opera, deriving its vi-}
tality from the Italian exhibition-
istic feelings. The La Scala Chorus,
especially in the men's ensemble,

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tion is simple: a few students
happen to have the money
dues because they either don't
or don't know any better. An
answer to the second half o
question is even simpler: $30 o
resulting funds are used to
pictures of the class officers
the names of class committe
in the Michiganensian. Wh

who
pay
care
d the
f the
f the
> put,

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collected in excess of
around the treasurer's

$30
office

In its last year the class disc
some. way to spend it.
The system is manifestly u
isfactory and unfair. A ha:
of students, moved by some v
consciousness of class spirit,
ance the class with $1 cont
tions through its first three y
The others contribute nothing
til their senior year when $5
capita is collected by making
exercise of certain senior p
leges contingent upon paymer
dues. The senior ante has t
quintupled to enable the clan
discharge all its financial ob
tions and leave on the car
some monument to its memor
Obviously, if the classes ar
continue to finance themselve
dues, some more effective
sweeping method of collectionr
be devised. To date the most w
able suggestion that has been r
would include dues in the tu
fee by adding a class treasu
coupon to the long coupon-
filled out by each student upon
rolling in the University. He
would all be touched in the r
painless possible manner, an
fallible income assured the c
treasuries; there also exist:
strong nrohahility that if+ a

aNd Dear Joe: Overheard this the ;
emen To the Editor: other day:
tat is In order to adjust the apparent '30: Hey, frosh; why did you bolt
kicks' misapprehension which still exists rhet this morning?
until regarding the policy of the Wom'- 33: Oh, sir, I was Hell weak.
overs en's League concerning discip-,Little Eddie.
linary measures, we wish to state Thanks, Eddie, Come again. You
nsat- the functions of the .organizations are now a Contributor.
ndful which we represent with reference . * * *
vague to the problem of drinking among REPORT.
fin- the women students. , The Rolls Honorary Degree com-'
ribu- It is true that the Board of Di- mittee wishes to make the follow- ?
years. rectors - of the Women's League, ing report:,
un- Mortar Board, and Senior society Contributors...........2
per have cooperated with Judiciary Cubs ...................0
the council in enforcing all League Reporters ...............0 f
rivi- rules, these rules having been Assistant ditors ........0
nt of made by the students themselves,
o be and endorsed by the acministra- Sixtyhtryouts milled about up
tion At o tie hs thre ben4 here the other day, so it looks as
ss to tion. At no time has there been a though The Daily won't die out for
liga- system of spying suggested or ac- lack of interest, anyway. By the!
Mpus cepted by these organizations, or way, tryouts, this column receives4
y. by Judiciary Council in regard to contributions and often prints
e to drinking, or to any other matter of ' same. .
s on discipline. **I*c
and But at first, let us explain again I have the lowdown on the'
must the attitude of Judiciary Council lady who lost the close-fitting t
ork- in this respect. Undoubtedly there ! hat. Watch for further an- s
nade have been some reports made un- nouncement!
iton justly, but nevey Judiciary Council in Note to Mr. Carveth Wells, whose
card making a final decision on a case. picture appeared on page one yes- I
en- Witnesses for both sides of each eday My, how you -have chang-
reby case testify, in order that every I 4 * - .

in- 1
Class
s ali

fair means of trial may be used.
All evidence is weighed by the Ju-
diciary Council, and the decisions
are upheld by the administration.
If at anv tima mvac oif

Note to Our Weather Man, whose doesn't hesitate to sacrifice beau-
picture appears every day on page ty and balance of tone-quality to
one: "Will you come up to the of- superficially impassioned utter-
fice this afternoon between 2 and ance. Luba Mirella's singing as
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