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February 09, 1948 - Image 20

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IlVn MI (_ l U PN U A I L YMonday, February 9, 1948
Immodest Proposal
I tettem
SINCE 18-, Michigan students
had o sfferthrugh tion to non-wrren alone. This A I
"'have had to suffer through would allow only men and vet-T H E IO
crowded classes and live in crowd- erans to remain at this insti- TO THE E DI TOR
ed dormitories. They have had to tution.
take their choice between eating By this one move, the Admin-
*nferior food in the dormitories istration, at a single stroke, would (EDITOR S NOTE: Because The
or inferior food at high prices in solve the multitudinous problems tDil every(lter nedthete
Ann Arbor restaurants. Moreover, facing its students. Without wom- and one-half words in lengteand
coeds have had to come in at early en, classes would no longer be ie good taste) we remind our read-
curfew hours and refrain from crowded. There would be ample ers that the views expressed in let-,
having horursor spacr.Thrainaifyomfters are those o thwriters only.
aving visitors before 3 p.m. domitory space. The quality of Letters of more than three and one-
food would increase to satisfy the halilwordasteed, pinted or
Following World War II, condi- more exacting standards of the ioitt d -tfhe dis cretion of the edi-
tions on campus have become even male population. GI Bill funds torial director.
more critical. Classes have grown would extend longer, with but one * *
more crowded, dormitories still mouth to feed.
more packed, prices have risen, Once a year, in order not toT s s
and women have had to come in break with tradition, women To the Editor:
earlier. Coupled with the prob- could be imported to Ann Arbor
lems of living on GI Bill rates, the for the J-Hop week-end. The N REGARD TO AN editorial
education of Michigan students threeterr s in townppeared in The Mich-
pusedb mm pri ha ed.hald he m ana prusuae ofigan Daily, Dec. 1, 1900, I wish to
urthermore, campus parties have gthe busines take issue with the train of logic
And with imported women, the of the originator of the said edi-
dryweek-end celebration would be torial
Constructive action to end continuous. Liquor would be It is not that I wish to be pc-
this crisis must be taken by the permissible because the liquor ayune, but it seems to me that
University immediately, Since ban would have been lifted with I. reasoning so fallacious has no
the troubles began with the ad- the exodus of women from cam- * place on the editorial pages of a
mission of the first coed to the pus. paper so widely read and so eager-
University, the only solution is The University must act now for ly followed by so many readers
for the University to return to the sake of the education of its (ythroughout the country r
the days before. The Adminis- male students. It may come to ind that my
tration must restrict registra- -Ed Swiftsky. - commeits have come a trile late,
-_-_May I explain. After graduating
I'D RATHER RE GRAFTON: from the University of Michigan
in January, 1900, I left the coun-
try for a small Pacific Island to do
extensive research in the love life
W hereThere'sSmoke I of the dog fish. Becoming com-
pletely engrossed with my work,
ey--EI TA9ENI was not conscious that my sub-
By DREW STASSEN easy on the T-zone, but does scription to The Daily had elapsed,
Lucky Strike no longer means T stand for-Taft or Truman? that my radio set had worn out
ie tobacco, it means the smoke- Those thick black clouds ofantstIhdifcloto-
filled rooms of the Republican oe th l l and that I had, in fact, lost con-
onvention Senator Claghorne moke on the political horizon tact completely with the outside
and his southern compatriots can only mean that there will world. I suddenly awakened sev-
mandhis sohtherensopatrig nts be a surplus of big chiefs at eral months ago, after many years
must have en sipping mint the Philadelphia pow wow this of wedded bliss, my three couples
Juleps or sleeping in the cotton summer, and for a good many of dog fish were killed by a lovely
thelds when they failed to prevent of them, the final peace pipe but TERRIBLE mushroom cloud.
their national crop from being as- will have a somewhat bitter But despite my grief at the loss of
sociated with such insidious in- taste. my beloved pets, I hitchhiked back
Then again, Camels may be On the other hand, sociologists to Michigan to write this letter
claim that the afore-mentioned explaining why I think the edi-
clouds of smoke are merely in- torial was so poor.
RR N dicative of a major trend in the ┬▒IIt is a shame, a terrible shame,
bUREN T li tastenamely, its new pref- that the paper in which the edi-
erence for good strong cigars. torial appeared was lost in my
Even in the international arena, travels. I somehow cannot recall
smoking has served to illustrate - the substance of the disputed edi-
the diversified temperaments of torial. But the reasoning was
the "Big Three." In days of yore WRONG. I DECLARE it.
in.England, people used to sing ea' 9-,-'r,5, gg a Nor was that all. I must be
At th Witknee song to the effect that "the thistlee ar with me if
Truman (Republic) Givme shamrock, rose entwine the maple the mourning of my dear departed
Statestreet, Cary Gooper, Mar- leaf forever." And in the old "Big fish lets me become more excited
garet Bessenfeller. Three" conferences of Stalin, than one might deem fit-but the
Roosevelt, and Churchill, the pipeg
'ARY GOOPER, a simple fellow cigarette, and cigar entwined thegrmmr, ah, the editorial was
from Dependence, Ohio, plays tobacco leaf in a kind of smoky MONDAY, FEBRUARY 9, 1948 next fall. Special emphasis will mechanically so poor - while I
the President in this lavish mu- agreement. VOL. LVil, No. be put on China. cannot recall what it was, I do re-
ti htNCmember that a participle in the
sical historical, with Margaret But now-the world is in - ( middle of the fourth (or was it
Bessenfeller as his support, and chaos; Truman would rather N otices Fishing Licenses: Regular State the fifth) line of the ninth par-
Givme Statestreet as the vocifer- play the piano and Attlee fishing licenses will be required of agraph-no the eleventh-was
- ous, thrifty Missouri opposition doesn't smoke cigars. Obviously, Attention Women Engineers: all students fishing in the Naval SPLIT. And moreover, the six-
senator. his government's intention is to The Society of Women Engieers Tank. teenth sentence was ended with a
Don't miss this candidate-rend- convince everyone to smoke cig- may call for their exam tile at Lous Rater, PREPOSITION. (My fish were so
ing film to find the answer to the arettes-English cigarettes. Betsy Barbour Residence. Game Warden. scientifically perfect. Ah, why
burning question "Will Cary Ride We must not be duped by the -^- were they taken from me.)
Again?" smokescreen of British imperial- Attention Lunatic Fringe: Life Psychology Requirement: All I do not need to explain how
ism. Our aims cannot be recon- photographers will visit the cam- students enrolled in Psychology or why this is both improper and
At the Majestic . ciled with those of the Labor pus Friday in an effort to snap 31 will be required to present two unpleasant. By Neptune, suffice
Party - little cars and long cig- the collegiate "lunatic ringe- cans of food at the first class it to say that throughout these
Weekend at the Allenel (De- arettes are simply not compatible They would appreciate seeing as meeting in order to become en- long years, the editorial has been
mocracy), Jan Nestie, Hom Tar- with the American way of life. many as possible of the 5,000 stu- rolled in the course. The food will preying on my mind. I cannot be
mon, Chap Roberts. dents who heard Henry Wallace be used by the faculty to combat at peace until I have seen my cor-
RIS MOVIE hits home. In speak in Hill last spring. the high cost of living. rections in print. Then I shall re-
keeping with their tradition of o gy. A A.sturn to my little island and lay
high quality films, ollywood has AttentionLSA Students: Re- ,wreaths on the graves of my three
againpr Hodllsyiwoodhasfresher course in addition and LJ hents Rot.ad y dogfish families.
reaches into the hearts of we EOPLE WO READ The Police subtraction will be offered at Haberdashers Association: Reg- Take courage, Michigan Daily,
simple folk. Gazette are not the only ones p.m. every Monday in Rm. 348'atlar meetingofothe Abordash- mind yill prepositions and par-
Pathos, bathos and arthos com- wiho have noticed The Michigan West Engineering Building ' r meetin of the Abr i nd you ill be the best
bine in this tender drama of a Dailys seeming lack of initiative be held at 1 p.m. today in the newspaper in the land--
woman's choice between true love in reporting campus news of a Pipe Courses: Pipe courses be- League and will be open to all -Ezra Eddystone, BAd.
end a career. between Chap on sexual nature. The Daily staff ing offered this semester include'
-om. The plot is touching in its be "The White House: After 1948
simplicity. Jan loves Chap, Chap the absence of the Board of Cen- tory from Feb. 1, 1948 to March 1, What?"
loves Jan and Hom loves Jan. But sors to apologize for our seem- 1948); Journalism 302 (Round the
o $10,000 per year contract with ing neglect. Clock with Arthur Knock); Eng-
the Detroit Lions offered by Hom May se first assure our readers lish 4 (Winning Contests with Student Publications: The 2 I.
I.Tarco ,'p-ts :., lr~ni ,, h that this situation is not due to Limericks); Education 12 (Build- Board in Control of Student Pub-

' "ngel to the silmple farm g. irl. lack of interest on our part. We ing Snowmen); Chemistry 171 licaions will meet at 3 p.m. today
Recommended to all interested might even go so far as to say (Transmutation); Music 101 at the coke machine to count its
in the Rose Bowl tradition. that in nine out of ten cases mem- , Band Formations from 230 B.C.; revenue for 1947.
hers of our staff are at the scene Political Science 20 (The Political ---
-oan Fnskey, of the crime at its execution. (For Significance of the New Back Association of Independent i
full coverage of these situations Porch); Forestry 83 1Raking Mel will hold its regular meeting
Pistols a Dawn? see True Confessions). No, The Leaves): and Business Adminis- at 7:15 tonight in the Union.
Daily sex failure is not our fault, tration-1 (The Party Platform for Agenda includes a special reportil
Hooting about the "Lakeside the Board of Censors are to blame. 1948). on the findings of acommittee in-
Campus" story in the January for they determine editorial pol- ----- vestigating athletic scholarships
ssue of Pic Magazine, the Daily icy. Faculty Refresher Course: A within the Residence Halls. CO-EDIT S
'ort~hwestern says: For full sex coverage in the fu- special refresher course on "How ----Joani az John Campbe
It's good to see Northwestern ture, do not wire your Congress- to Give Interviews to Daily Re- Oratorical Association: Theba-s...MANAE:
cn the pages of a national publi- man, merely call The Michigan porters" will be offered by Prof. sixth Oratorical Association Lec- b Aa E
ca ion after looking at recent Daily, we may not be able to print Preston Slosson at 4 p.m. every tere vwil be deli'verect or plan. ichait.
spreads on such COa colleges as your story' but we will be deiiht- Tuesday in the StudentR Pblica- secday'in Hill Audioriu by uckC TI RS:
Minnesota and Michigan." ed to send over a representative tions Building. Dson, Michigan alumnus, on Naomi stern Harold Jackson, Pat
Gentlemen, can we allow this who will listen to you talk about I -- 'How I Cracked Hollywood Wide Jaames, Hairriet oFriedman, Dick
instilt to our fair coed population it. Meanwhile, maybe you can get International Polities: A neK Open." Yearbook subseriptions s ae Fedy viees Lid
to pass unchallenged? a lewd meaning out of Barnaby. course in International Politics will also be sold. DWiles, Fred Schott, Al Blumrosen,
-B. J. -The Tryout Staff. will be offered by Prof. Fifield t (continued on page 2) eaig Wilson.

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