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THE
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for republication of all news dispatches
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Ntlments expressed in the communica.-
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MANAGING EDITOR
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)tor............Wilam Stoneman
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t Editors.............Nat an Davis
kobert G. Ramsay.
Assistants
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eine S. Griffiths . john A. Barrett
'HURSDAY, AUGUST 9, 1923
ght Editor-H. A. DONAHUE
)TR, CHANCE OF EVAING
ANEW WAR .
h his return fro mthe peace strick-
tuntries of Europe, Senator John-
stated on the basis of an exten-
knowledge of the facts, "Anothert
dy war is in the making. I would
ent it if I could; but if that
dy war is no concern of ours and
s from causes of which we are
art, I would not send a single Am-
tn soldier across .the seas." Since
address of the sentor, we have
sufficient proof to , demonstrate
his remark was based upon a ser-
condition which the involved na-
5 of the continent seem determin-
o maintain, regardless of the per-
hich they set in their own by-
believe, however, that America
hold herself aloof from the con-
which at present threatens thec
nes of Europe, 'indeed ''requirese
most optimistic of attitudes. At
outset of the late war, we were
tier concerned nor to blame for its
ence. After several years of neu-
ty, years which were anything but
re for the United States, we fin-
found ourselves "in it," despite
fforts of our President and legis-
rs to "keep Amneica out." No, wea
no direct interests, but no such
needed.
another war should come, it wouldd
ith the savagery of 1917 many
increased. With the post-war ac-
lishments in the ifleld of aht-
the discovery of new asd ever
terrible weapons of assault, and
lack of respect for humanitarian
ests which will certainly accom-
such barbarousness, could theT
ed States remain apart from it~
Much as we might desire to seea
it wo'uld be impossible.
ice the armistice, America has
ned the unquestionable leader-t
in economic affairs of the world.
d, then, the greatest producing'
of the world, exist under isolation
the other consuming nations, na-v
which have so great a part in
Ibutng to the industrial successf

:is country. Yes, we could get
g on a basis of isolation, but how
? It would be less than a yearI
a unemployment and social strifeI
d wreck the morale of the work-C
classes and we would have our
little war right here.
nerica cannot rely on a policy
eutrality. We have assured our-s
s of a prominent position ina
d affairs and whether in war or
eace, we will not be able to re-
from the limelight. With this1
tion before us, the task of dedic-
g ourselves to the prevention oft
thus becomes a matter for ourf
ediate concern. War, when itE
s, will affect us, therefore, if wec
ot appreciate the fact before, we
now see the importance of main-l
ng world peace .
R MAXIMUM APPRECIATION
the recent conference of teach-f
>f English held at Columbia Uni-e
ty the subject of the teaching ofl

theory that the most effective way in
which to impress the student with the
meritoriousneso of >literary men is
through making an exclusive appeal
to the aesthetic sense, others were of
the opinion that the merits of such
men and their works could only be
fully comprehended by a historical in-
terpretation and an evolution of the
contributions in terms of their influ-
ence upon social forces and ideals of
their time.
It .has become an increasingly hard
task to instill in the younger genera-
tion a whole hearted support for mon-
umental literature, but the reason for
this can possibly be traced to the over
conscientious attitude which has been
assumed by many professors in inter-
preting the writings to their students.
Contrary to the old method of purely
historical treatment, the instructor
now undertakes to interpret for his
students. It is here that the student
is deprived of the thing for which lit-
erature was primarily intended, name-
ly a personal interpretation of the
words of a great genius. 3
Could the historical element be pre-
sented, so that the impression of the
writer would be but suggested, and
then the individual be free to inter-
pret its meaning in his own way, the
revelations of literature would be
many times increased.

Fortunately for some people's necks,
the fresh fruits are beginning to come
in now, and the banana ditty is pass-
ing out of oge.
We thought we were in London the
other morning when we woke up and
couldn't see the weather through the
fog.
YESTERDAY
By SMYTHE
It Might Hare Been ,
In the Republican nominating con-
vention of 1920, Senator Hiram John-
son, of California, said: "Under no
circumstances xill I accept the nom-
ination for the vice presidency. I
must decline with thanks. We might
as well have that understood now and
end that sort of thing." This state-
ment was designed. to put an end to
efforts to satisfy the California sen-
ator with second place on the Repub-
lican ticket.-
At that time Republican leaders had
become worried about the showing
Johnson was making in the' precon-
vention campaign. His vigorous meth-
ods, and what they termed his radic-
al stand on many issues of the day led
them to broach the suggestion that
Johnson be contented with secoid
on the party ticket and lepve the first
place to a man of more conservative
views and tactics. The suggestion is
said to have come from men who had
the controlling voice and could have
delivered, But Hiram Johnson
answer was an emphatic "No."
Today it might have been Presi-
dent Hiram Johnson instead of Pres-
ident Calvin Coolidge. You never can
tell.
The False Red Alarm
Newspapers for the last two or three
weeks have given much space and at-
tention to the possibilities of a Red
revolution in Germany. The current
belief was that a revolution was due
and last Sunday was fixed as the date
of its beginning. The day-passed with-
out any unusual disturbances. Yes-
terday we read that the Reds, 4.-
manding bread, have instituted riots
in Dresden. Large mobs carrying
*lba and marching through the streets
were said to have kept the Saxon cap-
itol in an uproar the whole day. The
fall of the Cuno government and the
exclusive Socialistic control of the
country is shortly expected and the
popular opinion seems to be that Ger-
many will be overrun by the forces
of destruction and anarchy.
A careful examination of the facts
will reveal, however, that disorders
such as those in Dresden are exagger-
ated and highly-colored, and that
grounds for this fear 'of a Red 'up-
rising are insecure. Every German
knows what revolution is, and what
it brings with'it. The loss of millions
of lives, the destruction of property,
famine, crime, pestilence, and all oth-
er results of a disruption of law and
order-it would take extreme suffer-
ing and desperation to force a clear
headed and intelligent people, such as
eth Germans are, to take such risks.
People will seek strong reasons be-
fore they ever attempt to dislodge the
existing order of things. A few br.a4
line revolts, a few .fanatical anarch-
ists, a few idealists, are not the mate-
rials of which revolutions are con-

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SOAP. FOR
VRYHEADS
Drunker-Sa, ah..hic..can you tell
me where Z street is?
Drunkest-Why, er..hi..yes, you
know where the postoffice is? Well,
hic..it Waut anywhere near there.
A certain registrar received a letter
from a wealthy farmer of which a part
follows:
"I would like to send my son to your
school. Please let me know what are
your terms for a year and will It cost
anything extra if my son gets a lit-
tle book learning along with how to
drive a high powered car and such?"
(Tbhax to B. ' W.)
"Well at this rate I will soon be on
my feet again," as the tramp said
while inspecting the worn out soles of
his much used footwear.
WE WERE telling a friend from out
of town the other day the number of
civil engineers graduated from Mich-
igan last June.
H.e s'aid:, "The engineers \is all
right; but its civil conductors that we
want, doggone 'em."
AN HE is right, yess sir! Wy the
other day we wuz 'on a car and just
for something to say (we had just
come from a.barber shop and the sil-
ents was so unusooal) we asked the
conductor how far the bloomin car
went? "Awgawwan, he says, "you
wouldn't go that far if I told ye!"
A man was askin' me the other cay
when I thought women stood in the
skeem of things. Well I knowed one
place where they stand an thats in
the street cars. Yep! By crickky!
TARlK.-
EDITORIAL COMMENT
THE YANKEE WAY
(New York Times)
Col. John Calvin Coolidge, the Pres-
ident's father, has all that reserve,
habit ,of understatement,, dislike' of
gush and ironic depreciation of com-
pliment that characterize the old
old Yankee stock. A Yankee is natur-
ally non-committal, except for suffic-
ient cause. He likes to qualify his
praise. Excess is hateful to him. A
schoolmate of the late H. H. Rogers
said, when the latter was in his finan-
cial prime: "Yes, I'm told Henry has
not made out so bad, considerin'."
There is an evident dry humor in
this habit of depreciation; but the
Yankee rather resents questions. He
prefers to disclose his full opinion at
his own time. As he says of certain
cows, he is "a hard milker."
"I think he'll do fairly well," the
Colonel says of his son.fi ,"He did
fairly well as governor, and I guess
he'll do fairly well as President."
That tempered "fairly well" is delight-
ful. It is worth more, coming from
such a source, than any flamboyant
string of superlatives. For nearly
three hundred years these Coolidges
have been trained to work and to
endure. There has been, it might al-
most be said, "hard sledding," what
would be called a "crisis" in the more
emotional West, among the Yankee
farmers : most of the time. They
work hard and shut up. In better for-
tune they do the same. Prosperity
and distinction they take as unde-

monstratively as they take a refrac-
tory soil, bad crops, the weather or the
bull calf "actin' like all possesed." It
won't do for a Vermont father to re-
veal the pride he has in his son's
achievements.. That would be con-
trary to the rugged discipline of labor
and duty, the silent but understood en-
couragement, the personal self-respect
that never permits itself to be daz-
zled; and "boys," of whatever age,
mustn't be "spiled."
So Colonel Coolidge doesn't think
of his son as President, but "just as
a good and honest boy who'll do his
best with any job given him. He
always has been that way, and I
guess. he always will be.." Calvin
wasn't precocious or extraordinary.
He did his work at school and. at
home. "He was a great hand on the
farm." He wasn't brought up to any
system of rules. "If there are rules,"
says the father shrewdly, "it gives a
boy a chance to break them. "I told
Calvin algrays to do. his job well.
And he always did. That's what my
father taught me and that's what his
father taught him."
Calvin Coolidge has always done his
job well, done his best in every em-
ployment. He was brought up to do
his best and say little about it. He
begins his enormous task at Washing-
ton without flutter or elation. The
nation knows that he will do his best
and "guesses," with his father, that

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"he'll do fairly well as President."
That means excellently well, as may
be expected of a man of trained intel-
ligence and judgment, honest, efficient,.
fearless," dreading praise, not blame."
lemember "Jimmie the adtaker's"
number-96Q.--Adv.
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Express Cars to Jackson (Local stops
west of Ann Arbor)-9:47 a.m. and
every two hours until 9:4. p.m.
Local Cars- to Detroit-7:oo a.m.,
8:55 a.m. and every two hours until
8:55 p.m., zxz:oo p.m. To Ypsilanti
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