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lie will) by prosecuting violators under the Fed- values of life. It is of course true that conformity
oral law." (Detroit News)w.sin externals leads to the unconscious feeling that
Washtenaw County's Circuit Judge George W. similar conformity in thinking is desirable. Here
Sample: "The Ann Arbor police department and lies the danger, and the great problem is to know
the county will have nothing to do in regard to where to draw the line, to know at what point
controlling sale, possession, and manufacture of standardization loses its practical worth and be-
liquor. In my opinion all state laws will auto- comes an obstacle to intelligent and progressive
matically be repealed December 8, 30 days after thought. At the same time the criterion of the
the repeal vote. After December 8, I would refuse value of uniformity cannot be confined solely to
to hear such a case." (Ann Arbor Daily News) its outward aspects, for there are certainly ec-
A sentiment for the repeal of liquor laws is! ments of deeper undergraduate attitude which is
sweeping the country. to the advantage of all to absorb.
The Governor-elect of this state has committed In any event, it is apparent that there should
himself to a policy of pardoning, if possible, be a balance between the conformity and stand-
violators of the state liquor laws. The circuit ardization which is practically expedient and thel
um of Wa.s htenaw County has said that he will individuality and lack of uniformity which is men-
refuse to hear any cases pertaining to violations tally stimulating and healthful. The atmosphere
after December 8. of the university should be such as to achieve this
If violators are to receive no punishment, if the balance by overemphasizing neither conformity
circuit judge of Washtenaw County will not even nor freedom. The "Golden Mean" is the goal
dhear a liquor violation case, it is pretty certain which, if it cannot be reached, can be approached.
that before so very much longer this state and --The Daily Princetonian
this city will again be wet.
The Federal law may remain, but, with no
support from state and local authorities, it will a
be impossible to enforce it. A similar condition
exists in Wisconsin, where there are no state
liquor laws. In Madison, seat of the University SCHOOL OF MUSIC
of Wisconsin, there are speakeasies without num- SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
ber.
We have approached members of the law school Professor David E. Mfattern, conductor of the
for. confirmation of our analysis. No one so far is School of Music Symphony Orchestra, will pre-
willing to commit himself, but it appears that sent his band of nearly a hundred players in a
such will be inevitable. The majority of our symphony program, Sunday afternoon, Nov. 13,
teachers do not wish the student body ag--ain to

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EDITORTAT, STAFF
TJielephone 92?5
MANAGING EDITOR,............FRANK B. G0I3RETH
CITY EDITOR.......................KARL SEIFFERT
SPORTS EDITOR..................JOHN W. THOMAS
WOMEN'S EDITOR..............MARGARET O'BRIZU
ASSISTANT WOMEN'S EDITOR......MIRIAM CARVER
NIGHT EDITORS: Thomas Connellan, NormanP. Kratt,
John W. :Pritchanrd, C. Hlart. SChaaf, iBrackley Shaw,
Glenn R. 'Winters.
SPORTS ASSISTANTS: Fred A. Huber, Albert Newman.
REPORTERS: Hyman J.Aronstam, A. Ellis Ball, Charles,
G. Barndt, James Bauchat, Donald R. Bird, Donad P.
131a~1lertz, cha rles ;B. Browuso, Albert -.tBurrows,
Arthur W. Carstens, Ralph C. Coulter, Robert Engel,
William , Ferris, Eric Hall, John C. Healey, Robert B.
hewett, George M. Holmes, Walter E. Morrison, George
'Van Vieck, Guy M. Whipple.,Jr., W. Stoddardi White.
Elanor B. Bli,1Louise arandall, Carol J. Hannan
Frances Manchester, M/arie J. Murpliy, Margaret C.
Phalan, Katherine Rucker, Marjorie Weston, Harriet
Spe1ss.
BUSINESS STAFF
Telephone 2-1214
BUSINESS MANAGE ............... .YRON C. VEDDER
CREDI1T MANiAGE..... ,...... _-.......HARRY1'BEGLEY
WOMEN'S BUSTNESS MANAGER.......DONNA BECKER
OFEPARTMENT MANAGERS: Advertising, Grafton Sharp;.
Advertising Contracts, Orv1°11Aronson; Advertising Serv-
t Noel Turner;A Acounts, Bernard E. Schnaeke,;Cr-
cilation, Gilbert F. Blursley; Publications, Robert E.
Finn.
ASSISTANTS: Theodore Barash, Jack Bellamy, Gordon
Boylan, Charles Ebert, Jack Efroymson, Fred Hertrick,
Joseph Hlume, Allen Knuusi, Russell Read, Lester Skin-
ner, Joseph Sudow and Robert Ward.
Betty Aigler, Doris Cimmy, Billie Griffiths, Dorothy
Laylin, HeIlen Olson, Heen 7Schume, aly See! ned,
Kathryn Stork.
SATURDAY, NOV. 12, 1932
The Unhappy Ruling
Of Secretary Doak . .

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have free acces even to beer, and it is only natural
that they should be reluctant to interpret events
and governmental statements to mean the return
of the campus beer garden.
But we believe that the events of the last few
days point to an imminent revival of open and
convivial imbibing. It seems that a very definite
milestone has been passed, and that the end of the
road is not far off.
ditorial Comment
THE NEWSPAPER QUESTION
"The time given by university students to news-3
paper reading," an editor observed recently, "is
deplorably little. It accounts in no small way for
the average young man or woman's indifference
to important national and civic affairs which
should and do concern them."
The statement, unfortunately enough, is found
to be generally true. College people who do
not avail themselves of every opportunity to keep
publicly awake, show small promise of leadership
in the future. There is no institution so power-
fully efficient and effective in giving current in-
formation as the Press. It cannot be ignored by#
any intelligent actively thinking citizen. News-
paper reading should become a habit. Half an
hour set aside every day will prove a valuable asset
in keeping abreast of the times. The successful
colle e man or woman must be mentall'y alert.
Following the daily news is a' recognized factor
in educational training.
-The Daily Troj.an

at 4:15 o'clock in Hill Auditorium. The general
public with the exception of small children is in-
vited without admission charge but is respectfully
urged to be seated on time as the doors will be
closed during numbers.
The Symphony Orchestra this season has taken
on real professional aspects, for it includes in its
personnel a large number of veteran players and
many accessions from other schools and colleges
about the country who have come to the Uni-
versity for post-graduate work in music. The re-
sult has been a fine balance of instrumentation
and full choirs in all divisions. Daily rehearsals
have brought about a finish rather unusual and
gratifying among student ensemble organizations.
Professor Mattern is a conductorl of recog nized
ability and has built from his players an organi-
zation of creditable attainment.
The program in full is as follows:
Academic Festival Overture............. .. Bhms
Concerto for Piano No. 2 Op. 21 . . ..... Chopin
Jeannette Rabinowitz
"Elsa's Dream" from "Lohengrin".........Wagner
Thelma Lewis
Excerpts from Die Walkuere ............. Wagner
Concerto for Piano, Op. 16...............Grieg
Margaret Kimball
Capriccio Espagnole .. ... imsky Korakofi
The Theatre
COMEDY CLUB

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. $3.75

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For the remainder of the year.

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T 'E DOAK ruling excluding self-
supporting foreign students from
attending American colleges and universities is
interesting in that it reveals the administration's
attitude towaird the question of student unemnploy-
ment.
Through the exclusion of the comparatively
small number of foreign students, the government
apparently is endeavoring to partly relieve the
critical unemployment situation by creating posi-
tions through which native students may return
to college. The American student, however, does
not want this protection. He much prefers to,
accept the ch allenge of foreign competition and
work out the solution independently. With him,
the question is not one of "might makes right." He
regards it as a sporting proposition. Prof. Chris-
tian Gauss, dean of students at Princeton Tni-
versity, stated, "Young men working their way
through American colleges do not wish to be pro-
tected in this way from the competition of foreign
students whom they have always welcomed as am-
bassadors of good-will."
'I he storm of protest that has burst forth from
many student organizations throughout the coun-
try clearly defines the sentiment prevalent in,
American universities on this subject. The Na-.
tional Student League has taken up the torch in
an effort to have the ruling rescinded. Many
prominent educators also realize the mistake made
by Mr. Doak.
The unfavorable reaction throughout the coun-
try should be sufficient to convince Secretary of
Labor Doak that the measure is unsound. - The
obvious remedy would be the removal of the ob-
jectional judgment. Agitation at home and abroad
will only serve to arouse sentiment against the
unjustified discrimination.
Hlappy Days
Are Beer Aa...
C HICAGO'S Mayor Anton J. Cer-
A mak: "Chicago brewers need not
wait for repeal of the state's search and seizure
act. The police department will not enforce it, so
far as beer is concerned." (Detroit News).
Chicago's Alderman John Coughlin, discussing
the $1,000 saloon license law he proposes for Chi-
cago: "Why wait for the repeal of the national
prohibition laws? They don't mean anything, here
anyway, anymore." (Detroit News).
Michigan's Governor-Elect William A. Com
stock: "The people have discarded the state's pro-
hibition amendment by a vole of 3 to 1. It seems
to me that the only fair thing to do is to release
those convicted under the laws that the people
now demand be repealed. It is my belief that the
enforcement laws now have no standing - - -
I shall consult with Patrick H. O'Brien, attorney-
general-elect, on the legal phases of the question
before I take office." And: "If possible, it is my

:vEETS THE WIFE
INTELLIGENT ECONOMY
AT TUE UNIVERSITY OF C1ICAGO "Meet the Wife," Lynn Starling's play, now run-
Despite the fact that the University of Chicago ning at the Lydia Mendelssohn is a grand open-
is experiencing the widespread ordeal of budget ing for Comedy Club.
balancing, it is stimulating to note that the insti- Just subtle enough to escate being a farce, its
tution is contemplating no reduction in academic lines were enthusiastically received by a la'ge
salaries, second night audience. Although it is a great
The University of Chicago's approach to the temptation to call it a Johnson show, in all
budget slashing problem deserves notice. Instrue- critical fairness it should be thought of as a three
tion was reorganized, more than 300 overlapping star hit, picking Miss Johnson, Mr. Nestle, and
and duplicating courses were eliminated, and costs Mr. Brackett as the stars. I have placed the two
of operating the university plant were reduced in men on the same level with Miss Johnson be-
an effort to meet the decrease in income. Thus, cause, although the other characters were not
instead of impairing instruction the action has Imquite as centered as she, it took as much ability
resulted in increased efficiency-a condition for Victor and Harvey to gain the attention they
which schools everywhere should realize. did as for Miss Johnson to execute the important
It may be true that most institutions have not role in which she was cast.
found themselves able to withstand the rigors of a Jack Nestle as the flat-footed, asthmatic, high-
depression for as long a time as this privately ly undesirable Victor Staunton is perfect. His
owned endowed institution, but it is equally true every action is intelligently witty, and he scored
that many educational systems, as well as govern- a point in a rather difficult part. Victor could
mental institutions, have come face to face with have been insipid or he could have been revolting
false economy. age cuts, impairment, of efficiency, enough to fall short on every line. However, be
and the breakdown of morale are most frequently it to Mr. Nestle's credit, Victor was neither of
acts which "cut off the nose to spite the face." A these types.
prime requisite for an intelligent citizenry in these As to the second member of the trio, Donald
hectic days is the ability to discern true economy Brackett, one finds him admirably cast. His
from the false. The precedent established at the makeup was too young (as was Pribil's) but his
University of Chicago is indeed commendable, voice saved the situation. After reading the
-The Daily Cardinal script, it is difficult to see how Brackett was as
agreeable as he was. But he was good contrast-
FR1EEDOM AND CONFORMITY ing material to Harvey and Gertrude and was
One of the commonplaces of educational criti- t f
cism has been the charge of standardization, the acceptable and quite subtle in a dull witted sort of
contention that university life is a mold from way,
which the undergraduate emerges a mirror-image1
-.e, ~1 Frances Johnson is the last to be mentioned,

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FIRST METHODIST WESLEY HALL
EPISCOPAL E. W. Blakeman, Director HI L(L E L
CHURCH FOUNDATION
State and Washington Streets Cor. E. Univ. Ave. and Oakland
Sunday, 6:30 P.M. - "The World
Ministers Court and Peace" will be coa ;id- Dr. Bernard Heller, Director
Frederick B. Fisher cared at the Student Guild.
Peter F. Stair Regular Sunday Services- a1 the
10:45-Morning Worship 6:30 P.M.-Graduate Forum. Mr. Women's League Chapel 11:00 A.M.
Glas'ow will lead a cliscus..ion Prof. Leo I. Scharfman.
"LOST IN OUR OWN TROUBLES" upon "The Ethics of Jesus..
Dr. Fisher Subject:%"The Cultural Impiations
(The second sermon in the series 3:30 P.M.--Orientai-American Group. ofZionism."
on "Thinking Through to an Ade-
quate Philosophy of Life.")
9:30 A.M._.,Two classes. Freshmen 8 P.M.-One-act play by Hillel Play-
7:30-Evening Worship with Prof. del Toro;Uppercas- es at the Foundation.
Union Service-Ministerial Asso- men with the Director.
ciation. Reverend Heaps preaching.
THE FIRST THE FELLOWSHIP FIRST BAPTIST
PRESBYTERIAN of CNURCH
CHURCH L. AEast Huron, West of Stiatt
LIBE RAL R EL IGI NR. Edward Sayles, Minister
Huron and Division Streets Howard R. Chapman, University
Merle H. Anderson, Minister State and Huron Streets Pastor
Alfred Lee Klaer, Associate Minister
9:30 A.M.-Church School. Dr. Logan,
10:45-"Liberal Religion and Social Superintendent.
9:30 A.M. - Student Classes at the Change." Dr. Augustus P. Reccord
Church House, 1432 Washtenaw 10:45 A.M.-Worship. Mr. S ay l e s
Avenue. of Detroit. will preach on Jesus' Supreme
10:45 A.M. - Morning Worship. Ideal,"J
Sermon: "Conscience-Life's Tru-
est Magistrate." The Vested Choir 7:30-"The Lore of Life and Liter-
will make its initial appearance. 12:00 Noon-Students meet 0;Guild
5:30P.M.-Sociai Hour for Young ture." Professor Bennett Weaver, House. Discussion on "The Chris-
People Dept. of English. tian as a Citizen Today."
6:30 P.M.-Young People's Meeting
Speaker: Prof. Wm. B. Henderson 6:00 P.M.-Devotional Meeting, Ad-
vestyExn sindamet.s f ha- Where religion is the co-operative dress. Refreshinents and social
acstyoudentlquest for the good life. hour will follow.
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of his fellows with a resulting loss of individuaiity.
There is, to be sure, much truth in this allegation~
but it does not follow from it, as some would seem
to infer, that there should be no standardization.
The most satisfactory solution would appear to lie,
rather, in a rational balance between the two con-{
flicting ideals, between freedom and individuality
on the one hand, and conformity and similarity on
the other.
The need of a certain degree of standardization,
one aspect of this balance, is justified by the
practical requirements of life. As America is a
melting-pot for all nationalities, so a university
such as Princeton is one for the various types of
undergraduates who come from a great variety
of localities and environments. It is by the pro-
cess of influenciiig this conglomerate group to
conform to a generally accepted standard in such
rmat ters as dress, manners, and the other outward
amenities of life that more easy and satisfactory
soc'ial contact and relationships, both in college
-and afterward, are achieved. The complete indi-
vidualist may be a genius in a certain field, but
the averag Y man, if he is to get on must adhere
in general to the dictates of custom.

topping the performance of the previous two by a
few inches. Her Gertrude Lennox gushed and
emoted her way through each act with perfect
control of every tear and adjective, including a
scream or two at the end of act one. If there
is one thing Miss Johnson excels in it is projection.
A parenthetical remark might be inserted at this
point to the effect that, although Miss Johnson's
voice is pleasing, it conflicted a bit too much with
Harvey's lines in act one, script or no script.
Maxwell Pribil was interesting as Lord but was
handicapped by a lack of makeup. Virginia Rob-
erts and William Rhodes made an adequate Alice
and William.
This play marks the debut of Russell McCrack-
en as director of a campus play, and he is to be
complimented for his production. Generally speak-
ing, his directing showed intelligent insight, fail-
ing in only one instance, which might not have
been his fault. This instance is the emotional
scene in act two between Phibil and Brackett. As
strong a climax as this pros ed to be deserved a
slower transition than it was given. The setting
was well done and lent an agreeable asmosphere

ST. PAUL'S
LUTHERAN
(Missouri Synod)
Third and West Liberty
C. A. BrauerPastor
Sunday, Nov. 13th
9:30 A.M.-Church School
9:30 A.M.-Service in German

ZION LUTHERAN
CHURCH
Washington St. at 5th Ave.
1?. C. Stelihorn, pastor
9 A.M.-Bible School. Lesson Topic:
"Mlakiag n honest Living."
10:30 A.M.-Service with sermon by
thellPastor on: "'The New Crea-
Lion-,

BETHLEHEM
EVANGELICAL
CHVRCI
(Evangelical Synod)
South Fourth Avenue
Theodore Schmale, Pastor
9:00 A.M.-Bible School
10:00 A.M.-Morning Worship.
Sermon Topic: "Sacrificial Shar-
ing."

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