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SATURDlAY, NOVEMWBER 24, 1934

THE MCHIGA DAIL

THE MICHIGAN DAILY

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Published every morning except Monday during the
University year and Summer Session by the Board in
Control of Student Publications.
Member of the Western Conference Editorial Association
-4'd the Big Ten News Service.
MEMBER
ssociatedt ofltoiate ress
=1934 (f Q XI4tst 1935s-
MADSON WISCONSN

One Game From
A National Title .. .
M ICHIGAN IS NOT hanging up a na-
tional or even a Big Ten champion-
ship this year as she did last year, nor is she com-
ing anywhere near it. But the students of the Uni-
versity are making a record of their own this year
in a matter closely connected with football - that
of cheering.
At the peak of gridiron success when enthusiasm
should have been at its height, student cheering
was entirely unsatisfactory. Probably it can be said
that a championship team does not need, though
it always appreciates, the vociferous support of
students at games. However, it can never be said
that enthusiasm does not play a large part in
determining the spirit with which a team, espe-
cially a°losing one, will face an opponent.
It is in this regard that Michigan is working
for another championship. The students this year
have evidenced in many ways their support of the
team. The cheering has been greatly improved,
growing stronger as the season progressed.I
Large numbers of students have met the team on
its return from out-of-town games. In all parts
of the country Michigan students and Michigan
men are getting a reputation as good sports who
have not deserted a losing team-- a reputation
more valuable than that of constantly turning
out winners.
With the team facing Northwestern in its last
game of its worst season in more than 40 years,
there could be no greater opportunity for a loyal
student body to send a confident team into the
game and cheer it on to the greatest efforts of
which it is capable.
Let's cinch a national title for school spirit.

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EDITORIAL STAFF
Telephone 4925
MANAGING EDITOR ..............WILLIAM G. FERRIS
CITY EDITOR..................JOHN HEALEY
EDITORIAL DIRECTOR ............RALPH G. COULTER
SPORTS'EDITOR................ARTHUR CARSTENS
WOMEN'S EDITOR...................ELEANOR BLUM
NIGHT EDITORS: Paul J. Elliott, John J. Flaherty, Thomas
E. Groehn, Thomas H. Kleene, David G. Macdonald,
John M. O'Connell, Robert S. Ruwitch, Arthur M. Taub.
SPORTS ASSISTANTS: Marjorie Western, Joel Newman,
Kenneth Parker, William Reed, Arthur Settle.
WOMEN'S ASSISTANTS: Barbara L. Bates, Dorothy Gies,
Florence Harper, Eleanor Johnson, Ruth Loebs, Jo-
sephine McLean, Margaret D. Phalan, Rosalie Resnick,
Jane Schneider, Marie Murphy.
REPORTERS: John H. Batdorff, Robert B. Brown, Richard
Clark, Clinton B. Conger, Sheldon M. Ellis, William H.
Fleming, Robert J. Freehling, Sherwin Gaines, Richard
Hershey, Ralph W. Hurd, Jack Mitchell, Fred W. Neal,
Melvin C. Oathout, Robert Pulver, Lloyd S. Reich, Mar-
shall Shulman, Donald Smith, Bernard Weissman, Jacob
C. Seidel, Bernard Levick, George Andros, Fred Buesser,
Robert Cummins, Fred DeLano, Robert J. Friedman,
Raymond Goodman, Morton Mann.
Dorothy, Briscoe, Maryanna Chockly, Florence Davies,
Helen Diefendorf, Marian Donaldson, Elaine Goldberg,
Betty Goldstein, Olive Griffith, Harriet Hathaway, Ma-
rion Holden, Lois King, Selma Levin, Elizabeth Miller,
Melba Morrison, Elsie Pierce, Charlotte Reuger. Dorothy
Shappell, Molly Solomon. Dorothy Vale, Laura Wino-
grad, Jewel Wuerfei.
BUSINESS STAFF
Telephone 2-1214
BUSINESS MANAGER .. ........RUSSELL B. READ
CREDIT MANAGER ..................ROBERT S. WARD
WOMEN'S BUSINESS MANAGER..........JANE BASSETT
DEPARTMENT MANAGERS: Local Advertising, John Og-
den; Service Department, Bernard Rosenthal; Contracts,
Joseph Rothbard; Accounts, Cameron Hall; Circulation
and National Advertising, David Winkworth; Classified
Advertising and Publications, George Atherton.
BUSINESS ASSISTANTS: William Jackson, William
Barndt, Ted Wohlgemuith, Lyman Bittman, Jahn Park,
F. Allen Upson, Willis Tomlinson, Homer Lathrop, Tom
-Clarke, Gordon Cohn Merrell Jordan, Stanley Joffe,
Richard E. Chaddock+

COLLEGIATE
OBSERVER
By BUD BERNARD
Co-eds at the University of Minnesota have
refused to accept the position of co-ed cadet col-
onel in the R.O.T.C. saying that Minnesota has
been lauded throughout the United States for
abolishing compulsory drill and that they would
not be a part of a backward movement.
A letter signed by the presidents of Mortarboard,
W.S.G.A., W.A.A., Y.W.C.A., and the All-University
council was circulated to all campus sororities
The move came after the girl selected for the
post had refused to accept it and after the R.O.T.C.
had attempted to get several other girls to fill the
place.
A co-ed at the University of Mississippi said
she thought steel wool is made from the fleece
of hydraulic rams.
* * * *
This is a gala week for men students at Grove
City College. Co-eds are observing "Leap Week."
This means the co-eds do all the "dating." They
must ask the men for dates, call for them at a
bridge between the upper and lower campus, walk
on the outside, help the men on and off with their
coats-and pay for all entertainments and re-
freshments.
* * * *
A group of graduates from a Chinese uni-
versity started an English newspaper and
gave the following announcement as to its
course of procedure:-
"The news of English we tell the latest.
Writ in perfectly style and. most earliest.
Do a murder commit we hear of it and tell
of it. Do a mighty chief die we publish i
and border sombre. Staff has each been col-
leged and write like the Kipling and the
Dickens. We circle every town and extortionate
not for advertisements."
. **
The Purdue Exponent lists the following rules
for campus dates:
1. No dancing on the ceiling.
2. Don't hang feet out of the window.
3. Don't boo chaperones. ,
4. No re-cuts - you fathead.
5. Don't get lost in the wiles of the lounges
unless you brought her.
Famous last lines: Once there was a sorority
that never talked about anyone.
Opportunity knocks. A professor at North-
western University, while performing experiments
on a student whom he had hypnotized, was pro-
ceeding satisfactorily until he asked the student,
"Can you shadow box?"
"Sure," replied the student, and landed a re-
sounding wallop on the professor's jaw.
A Washington
BYSTANDER

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WOMEN'S ASSISTANTS: Mary Bursley, Margaret Cowie,
Marjorie Turner, Betty Cavender, Betty Greve, Helen
Shapland, Betty Simonds. Grace. Snyder, Margaretta
Kohlig, Ruth Clarke,- Edith Hamilton, Ruth Dicke,
Paula Joerger, Mary Lou Hooker, Jane Heath, Bernar-
dine Field, Betty Bowman, July Trosper, Marjorie
Langenderfer, Geraldine Lehman, Betty Woodworth.
NIGHT EDITOR: THOMAS E. GROEHN
From'Sans Souci'
To Fighting Hundred.
D EPENDING ON HOW one figures it,
the Varsity Band may or may not
be 75 years old this year. The best authorities
seem to agree that it is, and so, if it wished,
the band could very appropriately celebrate its
ripe old age.
The musical organization of six men that began
to function in 1859 was whimsically called "Les
Sans Souci." An old sepia photograph of this group
hangs in the band rehearsal room in Morris Hall,
forming the first link in the chain of evidence
as to the band's illustrious past.
Much of the early data on the band has been
lost, and appeals to alumni and others have failed
to elicit desired information, but from what is
known an outline of the band's history is presented
in today's Alumnus.
The band began to play at football games in
1897, according to one account, though only par-
tially recognized by the athletic association. Prob-
ably Chicago was the longest out-of-town trip it
had made before 1914, when it went down to Har-
vard and startled the East. George Olsen, nation-
ally-known dance orchestra leader, is credited with
being the one to invent the stunt of throwing
his baton over the crossbar.
Now, having gained official recognition as a unit
of the University in 1913, the band is fully appre-
ciated as. one of the most important activities
connected with University life. Its membership is
kept at approximately 100, with a staff of a
dozen men. It is called upon not only to play at
football games but on every other imaginable occa-
sion.
In the Middle West, where college bands have
swollen to tremendous sizes, there are many which
outnumber the Fighting Hundred, but few if any
that can either out-play or out-maneuver it.
Wherever it has gone it has been popularly feted
and acclaimed, not only by Michigan men but by
others as well.
When 9,000 men and women are enrolled in
one big university, there are few interests common
to all. If there is any one group that can be
called the greatest rallying force of all, that group
is the Varsity Band. Perhaps nothing, not even a
winning football team, is so capable of making the
average Michigan student feel his loyalty for the
University as the band marching into Hill Audi-
torium on a pep meeting night or leaving the
football field on the swell of "The Victors."
Whether it be fully 75 years of age or not, the

[Campus 'Opinion
December Advance
To the Editor:
With your permission, we, the editors of Ad-
vance, would like to inform the campus at large,
students and faculty members who have shown
interest in our first (November) issue, and those
who were unable to purchase a copy because of
the sell-out of the issue, of our plans for the
December issue. To all who are potential contrib-
utors to our literary and critical monthly, which
is interested in fostering a literature which is
anything but divorced from the forces which mo-
tivate society, we would first like to offer some
suggestions.
A small news article appearing recently in The
Daily told of the large amount of contributions we
were receiving. The impression it gave was that
we had so much, we wouldn't be interested in any
more for some time. This is not so. It is true,
that material for our December issue, which will
appear the first Monday of the month, for a cam-
pus sale to last a number of days, has- already been
chosen. We are already making plans for our
January issue, and there is plenty of space for
many new contributions. The deadline for the Jan-
uary issue is the last school day of the year. We
have received some contributions anonymously,
or signed with pseudonyms, but with no indi-
cations as to the identity of the author. We are
willing to print such material and attribute it to
whatever name signed, but, for our own protec-
tion (against plagiarism and other technical mat-
ters), we must know who the real author is. We
shall be forced to throw out all contributions
that do not meet these requirements, regardless
of merit.
A word about our December issue, and we shall
close. We promise an issue superior in quality
to our last. Our choice of contents for the No-
vember issue was guided by a desire to show typical
material, and we were thus forced to postpone
other material that was comparatively better writ-
ten. Not that we are in any way ashamed of our
first issue. On the contrary, we are proud of it.
And we are also proud of the University students
and faculty who aided in its success by buying out
the complete issue about 10 hours after it was
put on sale. Featured in the December issue is a
story by K. Ratliff, author of that very fine essay,
"Production," printed in the November issue. There
will be other stories, a number of analytical essays
of the contemporary scene, a number of poems
by students of this school and others, and many
items of interest to all. And all for the nominal
price of a dime.
-The Editors, Advance.
As Others See I E
On Magazines
A MAN is judged by his friends; a student is
judged by his books.
And yet the proprietors of the cafeteria news-
stands have seen fit to erect in a public and con-
spicuous campus location a magazine rack filled
to overflow with such choice journals as Bill
Barnes Adventure Stories and War Aces.
The Scholastic does not, for a moment, insinuate
that the reading of these magazines signifies a
depraved taste. They may, although we think it
highly improbable, provide excellent relaxation for
intellectuals. The common consensus of opinion
is, however, that, while Bill Barnes may be fit
reading for a coal-heaver, it is hardly fit reading
for a university student.
Many freshmen come to Notre Dame with the
idea of throwing aside their Bill Barnes and taking
up Harper's. Upon seeing the display in the cafe-
teria, however, their resolution to expose them-
selves to some worthwhile reading is shattered.
In high school they had to hide Bill Barnes in
their desks; at Notre Dame Bill Barnes occupies
a prominent space in the only magazine rack on
the campus.
Those in charge of the rack say that they are

unnecessary eyestrain and fatigue.

permitted to go to the ceiling, so as to reduce the harsh
contrast, which is bad for the eyes.
There is no subsitute for the services of an eyesight
specialist, but good lighting protects eyes young and old.

THAT - a man who uses his eyes under poor lighting
conditions for prolonged periods frequently suffers more
nervous-musicular tension than a manual worker? If your
occupation is of a type that places a burden on your eyes,
it will pay you to check the lighting carefully.
THAT - it takes three times as much light to read a news-
paper with the same ease as it does a well-printed book?
Examine your lighting at home this evening: See if it is
adequate for the difficult seeing job of reading a newspaper.
THAT- poor lighting is one of the causes of near-
sightedness?
THAT -it is estimated, we are using our eyes .for severe
.visual tasks about 30% more than was common a genera-
tion ago - and many times more than a century ago?
THAT - good lighting aids defective eyes even more than
it does normal eyes?
THAT - reading with the page brightly illuminated and
the rest of the room comparatively dark often causes

Some light should be

I

The DETROIT EDISON COMPANY

By KIRKE SIMPSON

1WITH a dozen-vote shortage of the two-thirds
majority necessary for ratification of the St.
Lawrence waterway and power pact facing him
in the Senate last March, President Roosevelt
merely said it would be re-submitted. Now, with
his hold on the Senate vastly strengthened by
election results, the President"s enthusiasm over
what he saw and learned in his new Tennessee
valley tour, plainly forecasts that re-submission
early in the coming session of Congress.
Despite the solid two-thirds control of the Sen-
ate by his party established in the elections, ratifi-
cation of the St: Lawrence treaty is not by any
means a mathematical certainty. Twenty-two of
42 votes against the treaty were cast by Democrats
last March. All still are in the Senate. Two of the
14 Republicans who voted for the treaty then, Fess
of Ohio and Robinson of Indiana, have been re-
placed by Democrats. Dill of Washington, another
treaty supporter, also has been replaced by another
Democrat, Schwellenbach.
LACKING DIRECT STATEMENTS of the atti-
tude of these Democratic newcomers, it seems
that the pro-treaty group probably suffered no
election losses. It might appear that some net
gains for the treaty were to be expected out of
defeat of so many of- its Republican opponents. A
half-dozen of them surrendered their seats to Dem-
ocrats. Yet, judged by how their colleagues, in
many cases Democrats, voted last March, there
might be no change whatever in a new Senate
poll.
Goldsborough of Maryland, for instance, went
out in favor of Radcliffe, Democrat. In the March
vote, however, Tydings, Maryland Democrat, en-
thusiastic Roosevelt supporter on almost every
other measure, voted "no" on the St. Lawrence
pact.,The same is true in the change of a West
Virginia seat. Hatfield, defeated Republican, voted
"no" on the treaty but so did Neely, hold-over
Democrat. Where will the new "baby senator," Holt
of West Virginia, be found?
In Missouri the same situation exists. Patterson
defeated Republican, and Clark, hold-over Demo-
crat, both cast "no" votes. In Connecticut, Wal-
cott, ousted Republican, and Lonergan, hold-over
Democrat, were both lined up against. In Penn-
sylvania both Republicans, Reed, now out, and Da-
vis, hold-over. were against the treaty. Where
will Guffey, Democratic newcomer, stand?
0BVIOUSLY, PRESIDENTIAL confidence last
March could not have been based on expecta-
tion of any such victory as his party achieved in
November. It was not on an expected election,

BETTER LIG'H'T

- BE'TTER SIGHT

READ THE DAILY CLASSIFIED ADS
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The Fellowship of Hillel Foundation Zion Lutheran
Liberal Religion Corner East University and Oakland Church
(UNITARIAN) Dr. Bernard Heller, Director Washington at Fifth Avenue
State and Huron Streets November 25, 1934 E. C. Stellhorn, Pastor
November 25, 1934 "The Genuine and Spurious November 25, 1934
Claims of Higher Critics"
5 o'clock
Thanksgiing Farmly2 .9:00 A.M.-Bible School, lesson topic,
2:30 P.M. -Class on Jewish Ethics "The Christian Steward."
Service led by Hirsh Hoodkins.
Special readings, symbolic con:- 10:30 A.M.-Service with sermon on,
munion and sermon to children. 6:00 P.M.-Meeting of the Jewish
Buffet Supper to follow, fraternity house presidents at the "Our Church's Iner
foundation. Mission Work"
7:30 o'clock 8:00 P.M.-General meeting of the by the Rev. C. F. Schaffnit of Detroit
Student organized independent Jewish stu-
DicsinGopdents at the foundation. 5:30 P.M. - Student fellowship and
Discussion Group supper.
Following the program there will be 8:30 P.M. -Lecture by Mrs. Sellars
a dance demonstration by stu- On "Socialism, Realism, and So- 6:45 P.M.-Thanksgiving program,
dents of women's athletic de- viet Literature.":M .tanksgb, ingad r m
partment. Miss Alta Iaab, leader.
First Methodist St. Paul's Lutheran
Episopal hurh _ (Missouri Synod);
Epicoa Churh "s* s"*
West Liberty and Third Sts.
State and Washington Rev. C. A. Brauer, Pastor
Charles W. Brashares, Minister DO NOT November 25, 1934
November 25. 1934
9:45 -College Age Class for young N EGLECT 9:30 A.M.-Sunday School
men nd wmenin te blcon of9:30 A.M.-The Service in German.
the church auditorium. Dr. RoyR 10:45 A.M-The Morning Worship-
J. Burroughs is the teacher.YO R Sermon -by the pastor:
10:45-Morning Worship Service: "The Final Judgment"
"A PPR IATIAM" a . .. - _F J

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