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Editor .................................. David M. Nichol
ditor ..............Carl Forsythe
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Editor..............................,Sheldon C. Fullerton
i's Editor......................Margaret M. Thompson
at News Edlitor .........e. ...............RHobert L. Pierce
B. Gilbreth J. Cullen Kennedy James Inglis
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arrived Republicans, the conservative urban De
crats, the farmers, the workers, all of them negle
and disregarded by Hoover, are having trouble fitt
in. But there is one point upon which they are
agreed and which will eventually bind them it
close union. Lick Hoover.
What right has ahy thinking American to supp
this old political demagogue, this driest of the dr
this most coniervative of conservatives, this cha
pion of "rugged individualism"-that social fa
that today, stripped of its mantle of false glory,I
raw and bleading, ugly and disgusting to the
Today the American people have the rare opp
tunity of nominating and electing a man ofI
people. Franklin Roosevelt is the most progres
popular leader that Democracy has had since1
days of Wilson and Bryan. His fight with Smith1
forever cleansed him from the scourge of Tamma
He is the one man whom the people of the coun
can folow conscientiously and who can maket
return to prosperity a movement of the people,
of big business. James Johnson.

mo- r.-
ting R
port- r.. AT LAST
mies, It was unfortunate that t h e
rm- Michigan Daily had to suspend pub-
Lrce, lication just when interest in "The
lies Secret of Treasurer Mountain" was
be- at fever pitch, but it couldn't be
helped. We are very, very sorry that
the we ruined everybody's vacation, but
sive happy times are here again. Here
the is the seventh and concluding in-
has tallment of John Clarke's harrow-
as ing mystery.
By John Clarke
I Synopsis: Jack and his Uncle are
at Treasure Mountain trying to dis-
cover the secret. They have been
'- in camp two days.




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(Crane College Javelin) "Where it is, it isn't," murmu ed
It's not that we love to write editorials any more' Jack as he sat on a log meditating.
than you love to read them. But there are several A little ways away sat his uncle also
reasons why we are obliged to fill this space with in deep thought. A minute later
editorial opinion and an April fool issue is a good Jack raised his head up toward the
place to try to impress you with all you might miss cliffs. 'I wonder," he said.
by not reading this column. Four days have elapsed since that
In the first place, editorials give you something time. Jack and his Uncle have been
to talk about. They give you a chance to snigger at exploring. We find Jack and his
our ideas and waggle your fingers, thumb to nose, Uncle again in deep study. "I think
lat any attempts of ours to be witty, clever or intelli- I've got it," exclaimed Jack. Jack
gent. And what joy can be compared to that of was right. He had the solution.
laughing at others! It is the most pleasurable of They found the treasure and with
indoor sports. The fact that it might prove to be it some papers telling of the event
harmful is, of course, irrelevant. The opportunity leading up to the hiding of the
that the editorials offer you should, therefore, be treasure: Jack and his Uncle pieced
seized upon and all the chuckling you want to do at these together and the story of the
this, our beloved publication,*can be reserved to be hiding of the treasure follows:
vented in full force upon the editorial column. A man named Harris King had
In the second place, we are vain enough to believe once been captured by a tribe of
you might be interested to know what we think of Berbers. Although a captive theI
you. You can tell us how rotten we are all week Berbers liked him so much that he
but once a week we have a chance to hit back. Of finally became chief. Although he
course, most of the time we tell you that you're very was deep in the life of the Berbers,
nice. Sometimes we imply that we see you adorned Harris King did not forget his white
with halo, olive branch and wings while we, your brother in the United States. The
humble servants, kneel at your feet awaiting your Berbers had a treasure although it
approval or condemnation. But we don't do that !was not known to anyone but mem-
too often. Sometimes we hit back. Either way, ador- bers of the tribe. The treasure be-
ing or revengeful, we believe you might like to know longed to the chief of the tribe and
our opinion of you. then when he died it was passed


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FRIDAY, APRIL 22, 1932

Real Help
r Seniors.

CHE Student Council, in sponsoring a series of
talks by prominent business executives during
e next month, is doing a real service to the cam-
s. The members of the senior class, especially,
ould appreciate the activity on the part of the
:)uncil in developing this program which will be
more than passing interest to them.
The series of talks, which will be given by
presentatives of various business fields, will ex-
ain many problems encountered in industryI
day, problems which the graduates will havej
attempt to solve in the next few years. Too
ten the average senior's conception of "getting
job" means getting a job, if possible, with any'
ncern which has an opening. Obviously such a
ginning, often too haphazard, can not be an
ispicious beginning for an attempted successful
The program should be well attended by the
iss of '32 at least. The members will be able to
tain many useful hints in preparation for their
ming careers. Councilman Candler deserves
edit with the rest of the Council for planning
d arranging this very useful series.
Letters published in this column should not be construed as
expressing the editorial opinion of Th le Daily. Anonymous conm-
munications will be disregarded. The names of communicants
will, however, be regarded as confidential upon request. Contrib-
utors are asked to be brief, confining themselves to less than 300
words if possible.
The Editor:
Have just finished reading your editorial on the
'indling hopes of the Democrats and wonder where
u get the embryo politicians to write such editor-
s. The picture that he paints of a Democracy
pelessly shattered with the candidate of four years
o taking the stump for the Republicans is a perfect
ample of a Republican pipe-dream-something
ey often resort to in these days of Republican
Conceding that the writer knew something about
litics we can use him as a perfect example of the
erage Republican. He sees hopeless defeat staring
n in the face. He knows that the chances of re-
eting Hoover are just about ap good as those Qf the
>verbial snow-ball that attended the summer ses-
So what does he do? He weaves flowery dreams
out Democratic discord. He visualizes Hoover as
e Moses of the twentieth century, leading his be-
red people to the Promised land. He sees him as,
e kgnight errant, hurrying to save the nation from
e horrors of a Democratic administration.
-Then the effects wear off and once more he hears,
e cries of suffering and distress, the vain appeals
aid from a government, so anxious to take power,
t so slow to recognize its responsibilities. At the
ad of this government sits a man, so adapt in
wnaging the political affairs of big business, so
pable of dealing with interests of foreign nations,
t when his own people cry for help and relief, he
mders along, mumbles a few words about preserv-
g the American standard of living and deploring
rething dr other, and then informs the world that
osperity is just around the corner.
Why shouldn't the Republican party be harmon-
is? To repudiate their leader would be completely

In the third place, this editorial writing business
allows us to regard ourselves in the light of reform-
ers attempting to hold a guiding beacon before those'
of us who are blindly groping in the dark. What
you may be groping for may not concern us deeply,
but we do appreciate the opportunity it gives us to
enact the reformer role. It is for this reason that
we periodically implore you to do such things as vote
for your class officers, join outside activities, and
co-operate with anything and everything while the
happy glow of righteousness warms our insides and
we raise our eyes heavenward with confident faith
that we are helping to make life a better thing to
1 live.
Finally, we write editorials because it is the cus-
tom of all news sheets to present editorial opinion
in a certain reserved space and we have no desire
to break with convention. A news sheet minus at
least one editorial is not quite the thing a news sheet
should be and who are we to decree a new style in?
newspaper make-up?
For these four reasons, then, and for many more
unuttered because of lack of space, we ask you toj
read editorials. Of course, we know you won't but
it never hurts to ask.

on to the next chief. The treasure
was worth thousands of dollars in
American money but to the Ber-
bers it was just "pretty." So Harris
King, chief of the Berbers, hid this
treasure. A little while before he
died he wrote a letter to his brother
and had one of his chief aides take
the letter to the coast settlement
and mail it. In it were the direc-
tions and a clue to the treasure.
Jack's tkicle aided Harris King's
brother and in his will Harris
King's brother left him the letter.
The reason Harris King's brother
did not hunt for the treasure was
because he was so poor and could
not raise funds enough. The treas-
ure was hidden on Treasure mpun- !
tain. A mirror was placed on a
cliff opposite the mountain. A phos-
phurous material was put at the
base of treasure mountain. The
sun shone on the treasure reflect-
ing it on the mirror which drew a
picture of it on the phosphurous
material. The sun had to shine on
the treasure and towards the mir-
ror. That accounted for the time
the treasure shone. When anyone
got within less than ten feet of the
picture of the treasure it blocked



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You've heard the story about the poor young the picture of the treasure farther
man who went out into the world in search of a away. Jack and his Uncle got back
lady of wealth; and you've read the yarn concerning to the boat in time and reached
his falling in love with another young lady who, like home after a pleasant voyage.
himself, has her beauty, her jewels, and ten pounds. TIE END
between her and the lean grey wolf. But you've:
never seen a play, much; less a movie, about two men r
-father and son-who live this sort of a life (of Our Chicago reporter came in
course they're Englishmen and #here's the Ascot today with alarming informa-
races, you know), and who put up a grand front in tion about Northwestern Uni-
the fact of a slight $20,000 gambling debt. versity. It seems that he made
All this, and more, comes to life in the Michigan's a trip out to the N. W. campus
latest Robert Montgomery vehicle, titled "But the just to see the beautiful new
Flesh Is Weak," for obvious reasons. Reason number girls' dormitory, and w h a t
one is a beautiful, lonely lady with an accent who
has her trials and tribulations attempting to keep should he find reposing in the
Mr. Montgomery out of her bedroom (a task cine-; riage. How perplexingb
mactresses find difficult). It is she who is the poor i
one, and he fully intends to marry her until Senior
(as he is affectionately called) risks some £4,500 at Now that baseball is under way
red-eye. Having lost because he drew "five" and his once more we can suggest a new
adversary "six," and not having the ready cash- game for our more athletic readers
to be exact, not having but ten pounds to his name- to play. The object of the game is
he is forced to write a check which, by sceie quaint to start f r o in Calkins-Fletcher's
English tradition, must be covered at the bank by State Street store at three o'clock,,
ten tomorrow morning. You just know that he is listen to the first half-inning of a
going to attempt suicide when he goes over to his ball game, and -then get down to
son's bed, after the evening's entertainment is over, Swift's store while the teams are
and pulls the covers gently nearer the pillow, saying changing. Then as soon as Stone
to Possum-playing Montgomery "Stout Fella." flies out to Averill to end the first
But does the poor lady marry Mr. Montgomery?1inning the player must race around
No-at least not when she's supposed to. And is the corner, to the next radio, and
there a rich lassie who pays the debt and almost there take up the second inning.
gets Mr. Montgomery in return? There is. And do By this method one should be able
we discover that love is, after all, greater than opu- to make a complete circuit of the
lence? Mais oui! block in at least five and a half
Good shot: Montgomery's attempt to persuade the innings. Excellent players may be
poor one that the key to a man's heart is that which able to go the route in three in-
unlocks the door. nings, but we doubt it.
Bad shot: One Nils Asther being consciously aI
Prince Paul with designs on this same gal.
The comedy? Ach! Wait until 7:30 before you ! l fl iu P ni i nl i 1 p

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