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TSHE M1tHi~gA-N DIEIY TU

kY; 'AP"RIL 4, 0h39

THE MICHIGAN DAILY

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NIGHT EDITOR: ROBERT CUMMINS
Tie Loss
Of Dr. Barrett . .
THE UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN
has just cause to mourn the pass-
ing of Dr. Albert Moore Barrett, spearhead in the
development of psychiatric research and study at
this University, and senior member of the Medical
School faculty since the retirement of Dean-Emer-
itus Frederick G. Novy.
Dr. Barrett came here as a young psychopath-
ologist, 34 years old, Feb. 7, 1906, to establish in Ann
Arbor the first university-attached psychopathic
hospital in the United States, and remained as di-
rector of the hospital, becoming in 1920 head of
the department of psychiatry.
A great favorite with the medical students not
only as an inspiring teacher but as a cherished
friend, Dr. Barrett frequently was forced in his lec-
tures to ask students who were not in the Medical
School to leave, because they attended so fre-
quently as to crowd the sessions.
Dr. Barrett had been honored by membership
in almost every medical association allied to his
special field of endeavour. He had been chosen
president of the American Neurological Associa-
tion only this year, and next year was to give the
annual Thomas Salmon lecture series before the
New York Academy of Medicine.
One of the first modern psychiatrists in the field,
he was outstanding because he followed the newer
lines of thought and the newer developments in
the field of psychiatry, and always kept abreast of
the modern viewpoint.
Of him his assistant, Dr. Theron S. Hill com-
mented: "He stimulated every member of his staff,
and was a man of preeminent human qualities
whose great service was in the interpretation of
findings laid before him. In everyone who has
worked under him he generated an unusual loyalty
because of his personal contact."
Through his study under Emil Kraepelin, one
of the foremost psychiatrists of his time, in 1901
at the University of Heidelberg, Dr. Barrett consti-
tuted a link between the earliest trail blazing in
psychological analysis and the latest psychiatric
techniques.
For the University, however, he represents a
great share of the history of medicine in the com-
posite history of the University.
Exhibit
4837. ..

A SUMMARY of the sales during 1934
of the Federal Laboratories Corp-
oration, reported as exhibit 4837 before the Senate
Munitions Committee, includes approximate totals
of 83 riot guns, 560 short range gas shells, 672
long range gas shells, 1,100 grenades, "uncounted"
billy guns (a billy gun being a small, pocket size
mechanism for discharging gas), rifles, machine
guns, revolvers and cartridges.
These armaments were not sold for use in Ethi-
opia or Mongolia, were not sold to the United,
States army or navy, for protection against en-
emies, were not sold to any of the nation's police
forces for use against criminals. They were sold to
14 private corporations, 12 of which are in theI
steel industry, and were intended for "use against'
striking workers."
Excerpts from this exhibit, heretofore unpub-
lished, are to be found in the business administra-
tion school's Bureau of Industrial Relations in the
March 28 issue of Charles Wright's Labor Letter.

town, 0., bought Federal gas to the amount of
$25,000."
Tothe dispassionate observer, exhibit 4837 will
not appear to be an indication that all strikes are
a declaration of war, that collective bargaining is
immersed in bloodshed and violence or that work-
ers are commonly given to sabotage while their
"mortal foe" is sadistically given to ruthless op-
position and revenge.
He will, however, recognize that the continued
existence either of "armed neutrality" or of "war
tactics" between laboring and employing groups is
absolutely intolerable under and destructively in-
consistent with the progressive expansion of our
democratic and economic institutions. He will
imagine himself in the place of a laborer faced
with the alternative either of not working or of
working cooperatively side-by-side in the pro-
ductive process with an employer who has a "billy
gun" up his sleeve and a hand grenade behind his
back.
He will remember that the majority of strikes
for which these "armaments" were designed have
been precipitated by workers merely to secure the
right to bargain collectively with collectively-
organized employers.
He will recall, finally, that in a previous state of
"civil war" the leader of this nation saw the ulti-
mate solution necessarily embodied in an eman-
cipation of the suppressed groups through consti-
tutional amendment.
A Return To
Political Issues. . .
N ITS DECISION to back the Peace
Council as well as in its practical
attitude toward pacifism, the Student Senate really
did something Thursday night.
Our mild criticism of the first Senate meeting
was that those present spoke in terms too high
sounding and too ephemeral. Thursday, however,
there were some really constructive proposals -
some proposals that indicate, we believe, that
Americans of tomorrow are not going to sit back
and see their country drawn into war. They
are, if speeches made from the floor of the
Senate meeting are any barometer, going to do
something - anything to stay out of war. And
what is more, many of them know just what they
are going to do.
It is encouraging, as one of the student speakers
said, that every person, without exception, at
the Senate was in favor of peace. True, there
were many diverging views as to how to obtain
peace, and it is a good thing that these were
brought out. As another speaker said, to obtain
peace, there must first be a working organization.
And because this is so, there must be, as was
the opinion of still another student who ad-
dressed the Senate, first a round table working
out of differences, the reaching of an agreement
on what to do about peace. Then united action.
So much for the last meeting of the Senate.
After vacation, it will meet again. It will become,
we hope and have reason to believe, an established
institution on the campus.
For its next meeting, we urge, as we urged be-
fore, a return to political discussion. With a
presidential campaign on our heels, an exceedingly
critical campaign, the election we believe is the'
most important factor confronting us today. In
the first meeting of the Senate, we heard many
students telling us what they wanted. Now, how
are they going to get there?
That's what we want students to tell us at the
next meeting of the Senate. And we suggest to
the Senate's council that it so phrase the topic for
discussion that definite plans and programs for
political government action will be brought out.
Ashers See It

RONDEL

The world goes 'round, and it keeps on humming
The same old tune with the sad refrain,
And the same woodwinds sigh and the horns
complain
And crooners moan while the band is strumming.
Day after day until Kingdom Coming-
Till the stars grow cold and the Gods abstain-
The world goes 'round. and it keeps on humming
The same old tune with the sad refrain.
My fingers are stiff but I keep on thrumming
The tune that revolves in my tired brain
As the music goes in and out again;
Night and day to my ceaseless drumming
The world goes 'round, and it keeps on humming.
E.F.M.
Alderman Stand's amendment, announced as
unusually dentate, to his own anti-noise ordinance
seems all right when you read it; the theory of it,
with small fines, is excellent. It won't work.
The greatest single noisemaker, Dr. E. E. Free
told us when the noise was even less than at
present, is the loose-parts motor truck. Such a
truck, for example, drives through the street that
you live or work on. If it passes your home it
may wake you up; if it passes your office you also
are unable to rush to the street, take the license
number of the truck, and go to the bother of
lodging a complaint against the driver of the
truck. Or perhaps there is loud talking, singing,
or playing at 3 a.m. in some apartment on the
street back of your home. You don't know where
and whence the noise issues. What do you do?
The gossip department of the government is
publishing the figures of all corporation employees
who get more than $15,000 a year. They are doing
it alphabetically by corporations. By the time
they get around to the Zonite Co., either the
law will be repealed or a lot of us will have lost
interest.
Never do we read about Revolving Pensions that
we don't think of the ancient wheeze about the
man sent to make an inventory of household
contents. The list ended "3 bottles rye whiskey,
1 revolving door mat."
According to an announcement made by the
Golden Rule Foundation, its search for "The Amer-
ican Mother of 1936" will continue until midnight
of April 15. What the qualifications are we don't
know, but the title is purely honorary. The winner
will be invited to speak on the radio on Mothers'
Day, May 10. The Golden Rule Foundation will
probably not charge her a cent for speaking, either.
Why the G. R. F. doesn't give a handsome prize
to "The American Father of 1936" we don't
know; it hereby is suggested that it do so. The
prize might be a golden slide rule.
In his Sunday sermon the Rev. George T. Paull
Sargent said that the way to overcome fear was
to face the worst that might happen; that most
fears were groundless. "Life," he said, "is like
a Trans-Lux movie - just one thing after an-
other." Our economic department informs us that
this is a big advance from the Bowl-of-Cherries era
_ There remain many of us who don't know what
life is like. Probably the minute we knew it would
cease being any fun.
STOP PRESS FLOOD STUFF
Suh: Speaking of the flood, I'll bet three Ohio
sales tax stickers you and that there Michigan ac-
cent of yours couldn't tell anybody that "The
Muskingum River is formed by the confluence
of the Walhonding and Tuscarawas Rivers near
Coshocton, Ohio."
Not a sibilant in a mouthful.
I asked the Hotel Gibson's Assistant Manager
Beall to read it for me. "That word 'confluence'
is a sticker," he said. "What's it mean?"
Spotting an undated Gevrey Chambertin on the
wine card I asked the waitress if she knew what
year it might be.
"How old," she said, "do you want it?"
In 1936 I'm coming back to this valley to cele-
brate my golden wetting day. ANGLY.
Cincinnati.

We are all for the winners of the Guggenheim
Foundation's awards, though disappointed that
certain other persons failed to win. We shall all
have to wait for the Pulitzer prize announcements
before becoming violently indignant.

The Conning Tower

THE SCREEN
THE MAN WITH THE
10I0)CULOUS MOUSTAC1hE;
By C. B. CARPENTER
NOT A FEW CINEMA critics have
voiced their concern about the
techniques in acting, direction, and
photography which Charlie Chaplin
uses in Modern Times. Some of them,
in deploring what they call old-fash-
ioned methods, declare that he can-
not get away with them any longer,
that he will have to employ not onlyj
a musical score furnishing occasionalI
sound effects but also his own voice,
that he will have to doff his old
shoes, his baggy trousers, his ill-fit-
ting derby, and subsequently his old
personality, replacing them with1
something new, and that in generalI
his medium of expression will have
to be modernized, freshened, and
revitalized in order to retain its ar-
tistic importance.
Those who share this belief compare
his work directly, of course, to the
most outstanding pictures they are
seeing today. They consider, per-1
haps, Muntiny on the Bounty, The
Informer, The 39 Steps, The Prisoner
of Shark Island, and The Petrified
Forest, a group of pictures which while
varying widely in type from each other
and particularly from Modern Times,
all use the most up-to-date lighting
effects, the most realistic photog-1
raphy, the cleverest direction, and the
most lifelike acting techniques. They
are seeing life presented as it is, so
to speak, with the aid of every tech-l
nical subtlety known to the picture
industry. To them that is evidentlyi
far superior to what one sees in Mod-
ern Times.
Can it be that these critics are
altogether right in their obvious but
perhaps unconscious championing oft
realism? Have they unwittingly at-i
tempted to belittle the value of panto-
mime? Have they become part ofI
the public that demands the newest1
in everything no matter what it is or
whether it is good or bad? I believe
they have. Since the advent of thec
talkie we have become used to looking
for the whole truth of a dramatic sit-
uation; that is to say, we want to see,
hear, and feel the whole thing fromI
beginning to end in all its phases.'
Take, for example, the scene in The,
Petrified Forest in which Leslie How-
ard dies. The bullet strikes him. He
clutches the wound. The camera
moves closer to him. He slides down
the side of a wall to the floor, his
face expressing restrained agony. He
gasps quietly but effectively, clearly
says his dying words, then slowly
expires in the gentle arms of Bettef
Davis. He was watched every moveI
of every muscle of his face. We know
exactly how he died. Compare this
to Charlie Chaplin and Paulette God-
dard sitting on a curb in front ofI
their dream house. First Charlie
smiles. It is an almost ear-to-earI
smile and he executes it swiftly, al-
most jerkily. Then Paulette grins in
the same manner. They rock back
and forth in exaggerated expressions
of joy and understanding. The mood
is easily and clearly intercepted by theI
audience. There is no need for sound
or for any more completeness in di-
recting or acting. It is quick, exag-
gerated, even caricatured. It showsI
an entirely different approach to the
execution of a scene, and different
as the two scenes may be in type and
in subject matter, they demonstrate
clearly the mistake that is being
made by those who call Modern Times
old fashioned. Realism is not theI
only successful way to present drama;
but it is the prevalent method today.
We as audiences believe in penetrat-
ing actual life and characters as they
are to get what we hope is the truth
about them. We have apparently
chosen to overlook the fact that it

can be found in other ways. Perhaps
we are too busy with everyday reality,
too conventional to tread any but the
beaten paths, too short-sighted to
see that even though Chaplin's tech-
niques were used in the earlier films
they can be as effective and as dra-
matically valuable now as any others.
We are becoming so used to change
and what is believed to be progress
that little in our lives is fixed. We
no longer look even as far as beyond
our own noses, and peering over our
shoulders is distasteful. I prefer to
regard Charlie Chaplin not as only
old-fashioned but as one whose sharp-
ly photographed ridiculous moustache,
whose refusal to adulterate his tech-
nique with speech, and whose unique
Modern Times exemplify a fixed en-
tity in our civilization that possesses
an interest, a foresight, and a sta-
bility that we need badly.
SlangUpheld
Two slang phrases of the hour-"Oh
yeah?" and "He can take it"-were
lauded by Robert Gordon Anderson,
author and newspaperman, in a re-
cent address to Hunter College stu-
dents.
"'Oh, yeah?' is not ridiculous,"
Anderson said. "It is tragic in its
implications. It is as eloquent , of
world weariness as the bitterest cry
of the disillusioned from Ecclesiastes
down to Dreiser and Lewis.
"It bristles with challenge, as the

SATURDAY, APRIL 4, 1936
VOL. XLVI No. 132
Notices
To Students Having Library Books:
1. Students having in their pos-
session books drawn from the Uni-
versity Library are notified that such
books are due Monday, April 6, be-
fore the impending spring vacation,
in pursuance of the Regents' regu-
lation:
"Students who leave Ann Arbor for
an absence of more than a week must
first return all borrowed books."
2. Failure to return books before
the vacation will render the student
liable to an extra fine.
3. Students who have special need
for certain books between April 6 and
the beginning of the vacation may
retain such books by applying at the
Charging Desk on April 6.
4. Students who have urgent need
for certain books during the vaca-
tion, will be given permission to draw
these books, provided they are not in
general demand, on application at
the Charging Desk after April 6.
Wm. W. Bishop, Librarian.
Faculty, School of Education: The
next faculty meeting will be held at
the Union on Monday, Apri 6, at 12
o'cock noon. The following special
orders have been authorized:
1. The election of representative to
University Council.
2. Consideration of courses relat-
ing to Speech.
3. Consideration of a new course
in the teaching of Mathematics.
Students of the College of Litera-
ture, Science, and the Arts: A meet-
ing will be held on Tuesday, April 7,
at 4:15 p.m. in Room 1025, Angell
Hall, for students in the College of
Literature, Science, and the Arts and
others interested in future work in
music. The meeting, one of the vo-
cational series designed to give in-
formation concerning the nature of
and preparation for the various pro-
fessions, will be addressed by Prof.
E. V. Moore of the School of Music.
The next professional talk, to be
given by Dean S. T. Dana of the
School of Forestry, will be on Thurs-
day. April 9.
Students, School of Education:
Courses dropped after Friday, April
10, will be recorded with the grade
of "E" except under extraordinary
circumstances. No course is consid-
ered officially dropped unless it has
been reported in the office of the
Registrar, Room 4, University Hall.
Fraternity financial reports as of
March 31, 1936, will be due in the
Office of the Dean of Students not
later than Wednesday, April 22.
J. A. Bursley, Dean.
Mimes Banquet: Due to an una-
voidable conflict, the Mimes Initia-
tion Banquet has been postponed
from April 6 until Friday, April 24.
Attentio'n Patrons of the Art Cin-
ema League: There will be no 10:15
p.m. show for "The Last Millionaire."
A cademic Notices
English 32, Sections 1, 5, 10: Make-
Up examination for my sections will
be held Monday, April 6, 4 p.m. in
Room 3226 Angell Hall.
Karl Litzenberg.
History 48: Midsemester, April 7
at 10 a.m. Room G, Haven Hall: Sec.
1, Sec. 2 (Anderson to Goldfluss).
Room C, Haven Hall: Sec. 2 (Gray
to Whitesell), Sections 3, 4, 5.
Concert
Faculty Concert: The University
Symphony Orchestra, Earl V. Moore,
and Thor Johnson, conductors, will
provide an interesting program in
Hill Auditorium, Sunday, April 5, at
4:15 p.m., to which the general pub-

lic with the exception of small chil-
dren is invited without admission
charge; as follows:
Overture, "Merry Wives of Windsor"
Nicolai
Symphony in D Minor......Franck
Lento-Allegro non troppo
Allegretto
Allegro non troppo
Three Dances, "Nell Gwyn"......
...............Edward German
Country Dance
Pastoral Dance
Merrymakers' Dance
Graduate Outing Club will have a
Horseshoe Pitching contest and
games at the Island. All interested
will meet at Lane Hall at 3:00 p.m.
Following the contest, supper is to
be served for 25c. All Graduate stu-
dents are cordially invited to attend.
Stanley Chorus officers will inter-
view all members petitioning for of-
fices for next year in the Under-
graduate office of the League fromn
1:00 to 2:30 p.m. . All women in-
terested that have not been inter-
viewed are urged to come. Petitions
may be filed at that time.
Stalker Hall: A group will leave
l rtn 14al tonioh+f , 7-0fori.

DAILY OFFICIAL BULLETIN
Publication in the nulletii 1s construiltve nothce to all members of the
V1versity. copy received at the otlee tor the A=71stant to the Presitlent
u li 3-30: 11:00 u.m. on Saturday.

will speak on "Universal Waring
Theorems.
Women's Research Club: Regular
meeting, Monday, April 6, 7:30 p.m.,
Museums Building, Room 3024. Miss
Margaret Mann will speak on "Li-
brary Training in Europe"
Varsity Glee Club: Rehearsal Sun-
day at 4:30.
American Association of Universi-
ty Women: There will be a supper
meeting of the American Association
of University Women inethe Ball-
room of the Michigan League on
Sunday evening, April 5. Reserva-
tions are to be made at the League
desk; supper is to be at 6:30 p.m. and
the lecture will begin at 7:45 p.m.
Prof. Joseph R. Hayden will speak
on Recent Observations in the Far
East and Soviet Russia, giving per-
sonal experiences on his return trip
from the Philippines. This lecture
is open to guests, both men and wom-
en.
Bookshelf and Stage Section of the
Faculty Women's Club will meet
Tuesday, April 7, 2:45 p.m., at the
home of Mrs. Arthur Smith, 1008
Oakland.
First Methodist Church. Sunday:
Dr. C. W. Brashares will preach on
"If Thou Hadst Known." The ser-
vice begins at 10:45 a.m.
Stalker Hall, Sunday:
12 noon, Dr. Bessie Kanouse wlil
continue the class on "Developing a
Christian Personality."
6 p.m., Wesleyan Guild meeting.
Members of the group will present a
dramatization, "The Little Miracle."
7 p.m. Fellowship Hour and supper.
Harris hall, Sunday:
9:30 a.m. there will be a celebra-
tion of the Holy Communion in the
Chapel at Harris Hall.
7:30 p.m. there will be the regu-
lar student meeting. Dr. Raphael
Isaacs of the Simpson Memorial In-
stitute will speak on, "The Histori-
cal Background of the Crucifixion."
All students and -their friends are
cordially invited.
Saint Andrew's Episcopal Church:
Services of worship on Sunday are:
.8:00 a.m., Holy Communion; 9:30
a.m. Church School; 11:00 a.m.,
Kindergarten; 11:00 a.m., Morning
Prayer and Sermon by The Reverend
Henry Lewis, there will also be spe-
cial Palm Sunday music at this ser-
vice sung by St. Andrew's Choir.
First Presbyterian Church, Sunday:
Meeting in the Masonic Temple, 327
South Fourth. Ministers, William
P. Lemon and Norman W. Kunkel.
9:45 a.m., Westminster Student
Forum, Mr. Kunkel, leader. Sub-
ject: "Has the Cross any Place in
Utopia?" The group will decide up-
on the subjects for consideration af-
ter spring vacation.
10:45 a.m., Sermon by Dr. Lemon:
"Last, Least, and Lost."
6:00 p.m., Westminster Guild
supper program.
6:30 p.m., Dr. Edward Blakeman
will speak to the group. The subject
of the meeting and discussion will be
"Immortality."
A Communion Service for students
will be held in the Chapel " of the
League, Sunday morning at 7 a.m.
The group will have breakfast to-
gether in the cafeteria after the pro-
gram. Any friends outside of the
group are welcome to the service.
Church of Christ (Disciples) Sun-
day:
10:45 a.m., Church worship service.
Rev. Fred Cowin, Minister. 12 noon,
Students' Bible Class, H. L. Pickerill,
Campus Minister, leader.
5:30 p.m., Social hour and supper.
6:30 p.m., Forum. In keeping with
the campus wide emphasis on peace

the topic for the Forum will be, "A
program of peace education and ac-
tion." Special consideration will be
given to the part students can have
in such a program. Techniques for
peace action on campus will be dis-
cussed. All students interested in
this topic are cordially invited.
Congregational Church, Sunday:
10:30 a.m., Service of worship with
Palm Sunday sermon by Mr. Heaps.
Special program of instrumental and
vocal music. Ensemble of three
harps will play. Also brass and string
choirs. Miss Dorothy Park will be
the soloist, and the combined choirs
will sing. Musical program under
the direction of Thor Johnson.
6:00 p.m., Student Fellowship. Fol-
lowing the supper Mr. Heaps will give
Van Dyke's "God of the Open Air,"
illustrated with colored slides, ac-
companied by interpretative music.
St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Palm
Sunday:
9:30 a.m., Church school.
9:30 a.n., German Lenten service.
Sermon: 'Our Savior--Crucified."
10:45 a.m., Regular morning ser-
vice. Sermon: "Mary's Loving Sacri-
fice."
4:30 n.m. An outdoor meeting and

The Dumbest Age
(From the St. Louis Post-Dispatch)
THERE is a widely disseminated frailty afflict-
ing humankind that manifests itself more
or less in all of us, making its appearance early
in life and persisting until death puts an end to
it. The symptoms are the dumb things that we
do. The diagnosis has been doubtful and the prog-
nosis dubious. About the only thing that the
doctors could say about it was that it is universal,
although not always confessed, and that everybody
afflicted with it will ultimately die. Some sooner
than others, of course. The strange thing was
that the dumbest sometimes lived the longest. It
was all very confusing, and the doctors did not
seem able to do anything about it.
Now it has been localized, at least. Dr. William
Carpenter McCarthy of the Mayo Clinic at Roches-
ter, Minn., and professor of pathology at the Mayo
Foundation Graduate School, University of Minne-
sota, has done that much for us. It is not much
of a localization at that, being the discovery made
by him that its period of maximum virulence is
between the ages of 25 and 55. It is between
those ages, he says, that man is most dumb. He
builds a big house, buys two automobiles when one
would do, moves to a country estate and calls
himself a farmer and speculates in stocks and oil
wells. The doctor calls it the age of egotism'
self-confidence, selfishness, over-expansion and
mistakes, and sums it up as the "most dangerous
age."
What to do about it is something else. Dr. Mc-
Carthy has not got around to that yet. The germ,
or whatever it is, will have to be isolated and dealt
with as it deserves. In the meantime, there is com-
fort for those who are not between 25 and 55.
They may be dumb, but look at the rest! Lacking
information on the point, we can only hope that
Dr. McCarthy is under 25 or over 55. Otherwise,
his discovery might turn out to be just another
mistake of the age of egotism. Probably, though,
he is in the clear or he would have kept still about
it.

Flandin Dares Hitler to Toss Cards
Herald Tribune headline.
With the ancient remark, possibly,
of your miracles."

on Table-
"And none

Business men are protesting against high tax-
ation, but professional men, who have their heads
in the clouds, are mute Milquetoasts. How about
wear and tear on the mental machine owing to
worry about high taxation?
"I don't mean to say," writes Malcolm Cowley,
reviewing "Break the Heart's Anger," in the New
Republic, "that Engle is without talent for poetry."
You could even say it without getting a protest
from us.
We again accuse the President of vagueness.
When he got his degree at Rollins College he said
that it was not given for his books, but because
he had been editor of his college paper. What
college paper? Was it the Harvard Crimson?

A general letter to sales agents of the company,
A-4+i.,l Jil '99 10- 1 rp~n:. in wrt,- "We akpe keen

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