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PAGE TWO

THE SUMMER MICHIGAN DAILY

WEDNESDAY, JULY 2, 1924

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OFFICIAL NEWSPAPER OF THE
UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN
SUMMER SESSION
Published every morning except Monday
during' the summer session.
Member of the Associated Press. The As-
sociated Press is exclusively entitled to the
use for republication of all news dispatches
credited to it or not otherwise credited in
this paper and the local news published here
in.
Entered at the postoffice, Ann Arbor.
Michigan, as second class, matter.
Subscription by carrier or mail, $1.50.
Offices: Ann Arbor Press Building.
Communications, if signed as evidence of
good faith., will be published in The Summer
Daily at the discretion of the Editor. Un-
signed communications will receive no con-
sideration. The signature may be omitted in
publication if desired by the writer. The
Summer Daily does not necessarily endorse
the sentiments expressed in te communica-
tions.
EDITORIAL STAFF'
Telephones 2414 and 176-M
MANAGING EDITOR
ROBERT G. RAMSAY
News Editor.. ...Robert S. Mansfield
Chairman of the Editorial Board......
.............Andrew E. Propper
City Editor............ .Verena Moran
Night Editor...........Frederick K. Sparrow
Telegraph Editor...........Leslie G. Bennets
Womens' Editor............Gwendolyn Dew
STAFF MEMBERS
Louise Barley Marion Walker
Rosalea Spaulding Leonard A. Keller
Virginia Bales Saul Hertz
Hans Wickland David Bramble
BUSINESS STAFF
Telephone 96o
BUSINESS MANAGER
CLAYTON C. PURDY
Advertising Manager.......Hiel M. Rockwell
Copywriting Manager.......Noble D. Travis
Circulation Manager.......Lauren C. Haight
Publication Manager........C. Wells Christie
Account Manager..............Byron Parker

to be. In his classes he finds a more
alert body of students-and to his
surpise quite a few of these are fel-
low "regular" students. Those who
are not, he finds, are usually older and
more serious people. These older stu-
dents, who are in the majority, create
an atmosphere which makes the work
seem much more vital. They ask
questions, start discussions, and have
such an aggressive attitude in general
that the "regular" student soon finds
himself borne along on the wave of
their enthusiasm and to his surprise
finds himself taking a new attitude
towards his own work.
It is not only in the classes that
he finds things more alive than he
had thought them to be. iHe reads the
posters announcing excursions to var-
ious points of interest near Ann Ar-
bor and finds that these excursions
are pleasant entertainments tit well
as instructive experience-. ? at-
tends the lectures given at frequent
intervals and is amazed at the enor-
mous amount of interesting lecture
material on every conceivable sub-
ject that is presented by men who are
teaching on the campus every day.
Educational films and musical pro-
grams are other features which he en-
counters.
After about one week of summer
school he realizes that he is enjoying
it very much. The campus is pretty,
his classes are interesting, the warm
weather does not affect him as he had
believed it would, and he is always
able to find something of interest to
do during his spare moments. No
"regular" student should leave Mich-
igan without attending at least one
Summer session for, if he does, he
misses an important chapter of his
college life.
Strange news is circulating about
these days. An economics professor
is actually rumoured to have apolog-
ized for giving an examination.
What does the American family do
with its evenings? Does it go to
the movies or does it stay at home
and listen to the radio?
Bryan is a great-grandfather. That
name seems to have no chance of dis-
appearing from this country's politics.
The college bore is the man who
wants to talk about his school when
you want to talk about yours.
The Democrats are evidently deter-
mined to find a candidate "if it takes
all summer."
We miss the grey pots on the cam-
pus-but not the Freshmen.

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WEDNESDAY, JULY 2, 1924
Night Editor-ROBT. S. MANSFIELD
MISPLACED SLUGS
You have seen them in every news-
paper, they creep in once in a while
in spite of all care and precaution.
Misplaced slugs, are not welcome in
the press room and generally avoid-
ed. A misplaced slug is a line of lead
that is in the wrong place. It may
be up side down, or it may have lodg-
ed in the wrong place where it adds
nothing to the rest of the story-but
at any rate, it is misplaced. It means
nothing, it is in the way, it spoils the
paper, and it is a nuisance.
Many people in the world are noth-
ing more than misplaced slugs. They
are out of their atmosphere, where
they do not belong, do not fit, and
are usless. Somewhere in the news-
paper there is room for the misplaced
slug; in that place it is needed, if
it is not there you miss it, and as
you read your daily paper you wonder
what has been left out. In a like
manner, somewhere in the world there
is a place for the man who is not now
where he belongs, somewhere he is
needed, he is missed, and his services
would be of value.
The problem is to find where you
belong-then belong.
Misplaced slugs and typographical
errors are perniciously mean things
and generally to be avoided, but re-
cently a publisher has devised a
scheme for making them serve a pur-
pose. The purpose of the scheme is
to create interest in a serial story,
and a reward of $5.00 in gold is of.
fered to the first person who reports
a misspelled word in each installment
of the serial. With monetary prizes
attached to them, misplaced slugs and
typographical errors will not only be4
tolerated by readers of a newspaper
but will actually be in demand. Thus
a clever advertising scheme makes
use of that which was formerly use-
less.
But the misplaced slugs of human-
ity can never be wholly useful. No
clever advertising scheme will create
a demand for misplaced men.
THE "REULAR" STUDENT IN
SITIUMERl SChOOL
Attending a Summer session is a
unique experience for a student
whose knowledge of Michigan has
come only from associations formed
during the regular sessions. The
setting is the same-the campus, the
buildings and State street-but the
rest of the environment is entirely
different. There is a different "feel"
in the atmosphere, a noticeable
change in the personnel of the stu-
dent body. It is almost like begin-
ning college all over again in a
strange place.
The "regular" student misses the
crowds on the diagonal between
classes. He misses the hundreds of
grey freshman "pots." The bustle
of the Union lobby has subsided into
an echo of its former self. Ile has no
immediate athletic problems to dis-
cuss. His first reaction is one of
extreme lonesomeness.
It does not take him long, how-
ever, to discover that things are not
nearly as dead as he expected them

such leadership and mastery shall en-
able men-races of men-to live to-
gether on terms of common under-
standing and mutual forbearance.
These are nature's own terms. There
are no others.
FOR
irPRESIDENT
After reading about deadlocks and
violent demonstrations and the like
for a week, we are thoroughly fed
up on it. Our stand on the subject
may be seen at the head of this col-
umn. The crumbs for today tell it
all in three simple words. Are you
with us? Remember, he wears no
man's collar, and is the peoples' choice
for the White House.
GUMP FOR THE CHINLESS PRO-
.... LETARIAT, A SON OF THE
STATE
Li'l Gwennie is out at this writing,
and our heart is saddened at the
thought of it. We are going to run
her picture to try to make good the
loss of her daily contribution.
Li' Gwinnie
The picture shows Li'l Gwinnie all
dressed up for a rolliking game of
croquet in the Field House.
POEX
Poetry is
Nil within
My W K brain.
Poetry is
Nil anyhow.
If you
don't
Like this:
CENSORED!
* * *
We're going to Cleveland on the
fourth to hear Bob La F. nominate
himself. Look for the hot dope when
Andee lets us put out another col.
Try This in C Flat
World's Greatest College Summer
Daily headline:
"Students Given Opportunity to
View the Moon."
Honest, now, Tam-don't you think
the authorities would be running more
true to form if they would try to
prelent this insidious custom?
Iel(abod.
Feaven's Sake
My Dear Tam - I just recovered
this morning. I was completely pros-
trated last Friday morning when I
read the col and discovered myself
.not only spanked but highly insulted.
Either you or the linotyper or some
other printer's devil maliciously
planted an "s" before my nominative
pronoun, hideously disfiguring its
gender. In addition, moreover, fur-
thermore, my same friend left the let-
ter "a" out of Tamam, after I spent
48 hours a' day for two weeks trying
to find out the hidden mystery of that
oriental hashish sign at the foot of
this column.
The K.

See Kipling
Selling Daily subs now and again
we have decided that of the 2960
studes there are-
2351 Daily Subscribers-so they say.
265 totally deaf and dumb outfits.
113 with a most disengaging smile.
69 with a daggers and pistols look.
58 hard boiled biddies.
6 who get mad at you.
98 we missed.
OSCAR.
We advertised for a regular writer
of the last line for these rolls, and
yesterday a gent barged up to us and
assured us solemnly that under no
circumstances could he take the posi-
tion. Send checks for the bereaved
family to Taman. care of The Summer
Michigan Daily.
Wherefore, no last line.
Tanan.

CAMPUS OPINION I
._ i
To the Editor of The Summer Michi-
gan Daily:
During the first week of this Sum-
mer session we have had opportunityz
to gain much pleasure from the pub-
lic lectures which are given every)
evening on the campus. We suppose
that these lectures probably charact-
erize a Michigan Summer session as
opposed to the sessions held in many
other schools. Attendance at these
lectures is not required, but is purely,

a privilige, yet with this privilege as
with all others there are certain im-
plicit obligations. One of these is
that the conduct of a person attend-
ing the lectures should be that of a
gentleman, or lady. Such conduct
includes courtesy to the speaker. We
have noticed that so far a portion
of the audiences have failed in this
respect. Nothing is more annoying
to a speaker than to see his audience
gradually dwindle, before him. Not
only the speaker but the audience as
well is annoyed. Last evening dur-
ing a tense moment of Professor Hol-
lister's recital of "Silas Marner" five
women arose almost simultaneously

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most led to doubt the external ap-
pearance of maturity and breeding
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EDITORIAL COMMENT
IS CIVILIZATION A VENEER?
(Rochester Times-Union.)
The great folloy of men and of na-
tions is the confident assumption that
what has happened to others cannot
possibly happen to them, or that the
course which has led others to de-
struction will, if followed again, ev-
entuate in a better ending.
Great empires of the past have dis-
appeared from the face of the earth
as though they had never been. Egypt,
Babylon, Greece and Rome are merely
names today.
The events of the past decade lead
many thoughtful people to ask whith-
er the course of our own empire? Is
our civilization a veneer after all, a
thin coating over the natural pas-
sions and cruelties of man? And, has;
it worn so thin that the end is in
sight and a new race and civilization
destined to rise and possess the palm
of leadership?
The course of empire has been
steadily westward. Civilization be-
gan in the Orient. It has now gone
round the world and pauses on the
Pacific coast. Will it cross the ocean
and take up its habitation where it
began so long ago?
There are interesting speculations.
Nor is there any warrant in history to
offset the probabilities of this very
thing happening. There is but one
way to avoid an ignominious end of
our own culture and supremacy.
That is through the unflagging effort
of those who are alive today. Civ-
ilization is not a spontaneous growth.
It is the product of assiduous cultiva-
tion. Left to itself, it will wither and
die among the weeds of savagery.
One thing the World War taught us:
there is room in the sun for all. One
nation may not plot a raid upon an-
other nation without bringing so great.
a loss to all antions that victory and
conquest are but empty words. The
woes of ancient civilizations began
when theybecame cock-sure of their
strength.
The essence of culture today, and
the right to lead and master, are that

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