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PLANNED "Evolution Trial Will.Assist I ECRINWL
ENEIT"E no' iEducating LEuVlEc''Davis
(Editor's note-This is the, second of a series of articles on evolution .
which have been writte expressly for The Daily by prominent faculty
men.) tF ROTT U
By Prof. C. 0. Davis the teachers, churches, classrooms, 'DI
L CONDUCT DRIVE Of The SchooL of Education and street corners echoing 'words INSPECTION OF THREE MAJOR D
N CAMPUS NEXT In many ways it is fortunate that a spoken in Dayton,' Tennessee,- it PLAN'S INCLUDED IN 0
DNESDAY legal trial concerning the question of would be strange indeed if the Amer.. PLANS
biological evolution is being staged. ican public did not have its curiosity
RK LAUDEDTo the vast majority of Americans, me- fortruth aroused and its attitudes t
thinks, the meaning of the word evo- and beliefs toward science and relig- COST WILL BE SMALL t
lution Is unknown, vague, distorted or ion not only changed but changed in -
'ases Results UpoR positively wrong, If ever a theme the direction of toleration, liberality Sight of Frst Newspaper Broadcast-b
Physical Welfare needed to be approached in a thorough and freedom from prejudice. If so, lug Station in World and
Children manner it is the intricate theory of this is education. Teh Scopes trial P
-- evolution. Well may Pope be quoted: may therefore be the agency for the Attractionit
ose of raising money most effective teaching which the sub-'
carry on the work of "A little learning is a dangerous thing; ject of evolution ever has had-effec For the purpose of inspecting the S
Fresh Air ,camp, a tag Drink deep, or taste not the Pierian tive at least in pryiag open countless Cadillac machine switching and the j
d on the campus next Spring; hundreds of minds wholly impervious Randolph plant of the Michigan Bell!
is hoped that the stu- There shallow draughts intoxicate the to all other modes of Instruction. . Telephone company, and the Detroit
umer session will con- brain, All disbelievers in evolution are not, News plant, an excursion will leave
the cause.\ Students And drinking largely sobers us again." as certain scoffers declare, unintellig- Ann Arbor at 8 o'clock tomorrow un-
session have already . ent and unthinking men. Hundreds der the direction of Carlton F. Wells,
,600 and It is hoped The Scopes trial will not of course of real scholars do not accept the director of excursions during the
contributions of the result In making the public fully ed- theory --perhaps, and probably, be- Summer session.
ill amount to $2,000. ucated respecting evolution; it should cause the true theory has not been The Detroit News plant should prove
the season has been however stimulate the ,honest citizen clearly presented to them. With very Interesting to the party for sev-
actual expense of op- to set out on a quest for more knowl- some, no doubt, the mind-set is too eral reasons, the first of which is the
edge. With newspapers and maga- rigid ever to be changed, but for oth- fact that the News is the only news-
Gould, of the geology zines filling pages with the subject; ers, surely, new conceptions and new paper in the world whose power is
has been instructing with the radio broadcasting facts and outlooks must come. drawn from a remotely controlled
o camp since its open- opinions to thousands, possibly mil- So let the Scopes trial go on! Let sub-station within its own walls.
following concerning lions, who never before ever heard publicity in every form be given to There is an alternating current here
the tppic seriously discussed; with the discussion pro and con. Real truth at a pressure of 4,600 volts. Elec-
e some, but I do not has nothing to fear from disclosure, tric power is used exclusively.
terprises where a dol- and perhaps an attempt to make clear "WWJ," the .first newspaper radio-
al effort goes farther, 1ILKS ', the meaning of evolution to the lay phone broadcasting station in the o
r see such quick and IIU mind may make it better understood world and perhaps the most famous, N
ins on his Investments by the scientists themselves. is another attraction which the News
A. Fresh Air camp. has to show to the party. . There are o
mpleted three weeps nine rooms In this department, which 4
mp I am thinking of RESIDI have an area of 3,003 square feet.
al investment. There Points Out That Improper Lighting V1t ( 'dThe monograms and symbols carv-J
know some of the fin- Leads to Impaired Eyesight ISN iIn the stone below the third storyi
[ have seen anywhere. - And Inefficiency windows are the insignia of master a
need but a bit of en- -nnfiLycraftsmen in the early days of print-
W LAS reasonable opporSFFing. Prof. F. N. Scott of the rhetoric l
>p into real assets in WALLS SHOULD REFLECT Makes First Voyage of Vacation With department is the author of these in-o
ife. Could the people Mrs. Coolidge to Fort scriptions.
the opportunity to Pro. H. H. Higbie of the engineer- Andrews After the inspection of the News t
contributions toward ing college lectured on "Getting the plant the party will go to the Pell
this cm t ee I t Most from Light" at 5 o'clock yester- INSPECTS DEFENSES Tlh b in w r ty w t
going on there, I sus- - be met by Mr. F. T. Bolton of the gen-
al committee would be day in Natural Science auditorium. eral engineering department. Lunch-
* contributions. Professor Higbe emphasized the Swampscott, Mass., July 9.-(By A. eon will be served in the cafeteria of
e little folks in only importance of proper lighting In P.)-Making the first cruiseon the the plant. After luncheon the partyP
on in many cases as schools, factories, and homes. He Mayflower since beginning his vaca will be taken through the Cadillac
to -ten pounds in pointed out that faulty lighting is, in tion President Coolidge visited Fort machine switching plant in the Bell L
them begin to develop a great part, responsible not only for Andrews today, inspecting there some building and will also be shown
selves, such facts as impaired eyesight, but for inefficiency of the Boston harbot defenses. something of the new Randolph plant.
sentimental appeal to among school children and industrial The President, accompanied by Mrs. The trip will end at 3 o'clock.
otions to demonstrate workers. He advised a system of ind- Coolidge, motored from the summer Names of those wishing to go on
ork that Is being done. rect ceiling lighting, which gves the White House to Marblehead, was tak- the excursion should be left before
wn time in the camp absolute minimum of shadow, for en out to the yacht on a barge, and 6 o'clock tonight in room 8, Univer-
I nature study'man a schools and factories. Walls, cell- devoted nearly all the afternoon to sity hall. The party leaves tomorrow1
- an investment in ings, and floors should be as light as the cruise and inspection, from the Packard and State streets
interest on which has possible to reflect light. Professor At Fort Andrews, which Is an Is station. The total cost of the trip
the investment many Higbe believes that local lighting of land south and east of. Boston har- will be less than $2.50.
any sort should be abolished. bor, "the President was greeted by
Col. Charles E. Kilborne, in charge,
of costal defense about Boston. First Janitor Injured
rance AZded American the President looked over an 1898 Bv Falling Glass I
a e. model of the 12 inch mortar, was tak-
iberty, ToldBy Karpinskz en through the powder magazine and -
visited the fort's store house. L. F. Fisher, a janitor at Angell
The fort was in a sand-bag condi- hall was seriously injured at 2:30b
appearing in the July later not a pound was left in his mag- lion, the ony ofta teiln o'clock yesterday afternoon when a h
'The, Dearborn Inde- azines." tin h ny proof that the island ocokysedyatronwe
T by ro isd.- wn s was a denfense. A band and color pane of glass, which had become looset
M, by Prof. Louis C. It was at this ,critical- time that ur eebogtfo te ot in a window on the fourth floor of the U
Le Mathematics depart- France came to our aid with two mil- guard were brought from another fort i idwo h orhforo h
es ahethes geat- lionc pounds o owr wih was m-In honor of the President's. visit. building, fell on his head making a
ties Bache, the great- lion pounds of powder which was [deep cut. s
ajamin Franklin, it was ninety percent of the amount used He was immediately rushed to thed
w France aided Amer- during this period. Every country at Universty hospital *here, although
years ago. The article this time was solicited for money ina veryserious.condition he wll.
horitative facts as to constantly by colonial officials yet probably recover. Mr. Fisher was
aid that Benjamin France was the only one which loan- ur I1 sweeping the walk which runs be-x
orth in odrer to influ- ed us anything, largely due to the di- tween University hall and Angell hall1
h government to help plomatic genius of Benjamin Franklin. , when the accident occurred.a
colonies in their hero- The article states that French sub- Dayton, Tenn., July 9. (By A.P.)-c

ain their cherished lib- sidles or gifts were granted" between Dayton tonight was waiting for 9 .
gland. 1776 to 1779 to the extent of ten mil- o'clock tomorrow morning and the Baseball Scores
expensive institution, lions of livres. opening of the evolution case which -
rom productive enter- The article closes with the follow- has made the town famous. AMERICAN LEAGUEt
uctive activities. Not ing: "In the War of the Revolution, At that hour a special session of Detroit, 5, Boston 2.t
I instruments of war- France not only made us loans, when the Rhea county circuit court will Washington 8, Chicago 5 (11 Inn-t
up, but the resources every other nation refused, but'remitt- convene and John T. Scopes will be ings).t
sportation, of clothing, ed interest for long periods, extended arraigned before this court - on the Philadelphia 5, Cleveland 13 (rain I
are immediately devot- times for payment of the principal charge of violating the law of Tenn- in 7th).
of war, to the success- and in addition gave us millions of essee which prohibits the teaching of New York-St.. Louis (rain in 4th.i
Q of the ,same. One livres." theories of evolution in the public Double header tomorrow.)c
ears ago our colonial schools. -
barked upon such an A technicality or two, perhaps, will NATIONAL LEAGUE3
oting themselves with- be ironed out before the taking of the Pittsburgh 12, 5, New York 3, 7.
to the cause of free- AT GOING ON testimony begins, but the case tonight Cincinnati 6, 8, Philadelphia 3, 11.
measure, pledging fu- passed its last outpost on the long Brooklyn 4, Chicago 2.
to attain the victory. road to the courtroom. St. Louis 5, Boston 1.
g of the American Rev- FRIDAY ,_
bsolutely essential fac- , :10-Excursion party to Niagara Washington, July 9.--The govern- Boston, July 9.-The Pickwick club
inment of victory. At Falls takes special car at corner of ment of Latvia has informed the treas- disaster of July 4 clai' ed its 44th
f hostilities not enough State and Packard streets. ury of its desire to fund its debt to victim today when Max Mulmat of
guns were available to 5:00-Lecture on "Some European the United States. Roxbury died in City hospital.
year and the American Libraries" by Librarian W. W. Bis-
ply were utterly nade- hop in Natural Science auditorium. London, July 9.-A Reuter's dis- Kobe, Japan, July 9.-The Chinese
igton wrote at Christ-1 7:00-Meeting of active members of patch from Warsaw says that 20 Rus- crew of the Canadian Pacific's steam-
75: 'Our want of pow- Phi Delta Kappa fraternity in Tap- sian soldiers crossed the Polish bound- er Empress of Russia left the ship
[vable,' and three weeks pan hall. ary and fired on Polish frontier guards without leave here today.

Party Will Start
On, Niagara Trip. iISCON5IN PLAY
This Afternoon;WL APARH
More than ninety persons are ex-
pected to leave today for NiagaraD IN
Falls, according to Prof. Ernest R.
Smith of the geology department of
De Pauw university, who is in charge SERIES OF THREEPLAYS
of the expedition. ' BE GIVEN BY MILWAUK
The party will start at 3:10 o'clock COMPANY
oday from Ann Arbor. They will OLDEST' IN COUN'
hen go to Detroit, from where they
will go directly to Buffalo by way of
boat. The whole of Saturday will be Little Theater Organization I!
devoted to examining the various Oldest of Kind Still
plants in Niagara Falls while Sunday Extant
he party will visit the Falls. They
will start their return to Ann Arbor The Wisconsin Players will r
unday afternoon, arriving here about a series of three plays here next
11 o'clock Monday morning. at 8:15 o'clock Thursday, Frid.
Saturday, July 16, 17, and 18 i
versity hall auditorium. The
to be presented are Zone Gale's
Lulu Bett," on Thursday eveni
"Antiguone"e,of Sophocles on I
and Anna Cora Mowat's "Fasi
The Wisconsin Players are tl
SomeEurpea Liraris" ame asest little theater organization
Some European Libraries" Named as country today. Excepting the
Subject of Talk This ington Square Players of New
Afternoon who went out of existence a n
--f of years ago, the Wisconsin 1
WILL SHOW SLIDES have been in existence longe
- any other similar organizatic
Librarian William W. Bishop will ntant. As originally formed b
Librria Wilia W.Bisop illLaura Sherry of Milwaukee an(
ecture on "Some European Libraries" Thomas H. Dickinson of the 1
at 5 o'clock this afternoon, in the sity of Wisconsin, there were t
Natural Science auditorium. operative groups, one at Madisc
Mr. Bishop will show lantern slides one at Milwaukee, and in many
of the Vatican library at Rome, the earlier productions members o
groups took part. The- Madison
National library of France at Paris, was disbanded a number of yes
he British Museum in London, the and since that time the Milv
John Rylands library in Manchester, group incorporated as the Wis
he San Marcho library in Venice, Players has continued alone, c
and the libraries at Oxford and Cam- ing for the last ten ears an 01<
bridge, and will explain them in his ioned English house on Jefferson
ecture. Mr. Bishop has visited all in Milwaukee, containing club
of these libraries. an experimental theater, and
The lecture will be of particular in- room, as well as a school of dr
erest to those who have visited these art in which instruction has
ibraries or intend to do so in the fu- given ont only in acting but it
ure. lighting and design, voice and i
.pantomime, costume design, ma
Niles, Mich., July 9.- Edward L. and other essentials of suc
Powell, 71 years old, a native of this dramatic work.
ity and for 50 years an actor, died The complete settings and I
here yesterday. ties for each play will be b
from Milwaukee by motor truc
Muskegon, July 9.- Permits were mission for each performance
obtained for more than half a mil- and 75 cents. Tickets will be c
ion dollars of building in ,Mueskegon beginning Monday at Grah'am's
uring June. er's, and Wahr's bookstores.
Work Of Library Attendants
F illed With Series Of Lauj

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of th
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Library desk attendants will be 1
picked in the future after taking an
ntelligent test to determine their ver-
satility, institution, and state of sim-
clarity. to Railroad Jack. It might
be added that if they have a sense of
humor, the job will not be work for
them, but merely one laugh after an-j
They must know that when a per-
son asks for Tennyson's "In a Gar-
den," he means "Enoch Arden," and
when one requests a poem entitled 1
"Fanny Thompson," it is just another
way of saying "Thanatopsis." Those!
who have worked for a time get quite
waggish and rather apt at repartee,
as the records will testify. A perusal
of the main desk joke book shows how
astoundingly blissful most of the cam-
pus must be.
Students are constantly coming to
the desk without a call slip and at-
tempting to get books. One serious-
faced "Phi Bete" aspirant walked up
to the desk and asked "Have you 'My
Brother's Face'?" to which the attend-
ant had all he could do to keep from

tendant said to the other, "Are
any 'Backward and Feeble-N
Children' in?" and was answere<
"No. They're all out in. the
A student campe in and asked,
Parker wrote "Commander
And she had to be informed
Louis Parker wrote "PomanderI
Freshman rhetoric students hav
ed for Lambs "Distortion of
Beef." Quite frequently som
wants Shaw's "Arms in Der
Another attendant was asked if
"A Pair of Blue Eyes," and
plied that his were brown, be
was explained that it was a b
Thomas Hardy.
Copies of "The University of
igan," a book written by W. B.
secretary of the Alumni asso
are being rapidly purchased b

replying "I hope not." Another stu- versity of Michigan clus and
dent dashed up breathlessly and ord- ed to various high school
ered "O'HTnry: 'Let Me Feel Your "The University of Michiga
Pulse'." descriptive and historical s
A high school teacher, back for the University which was w
summer school, confidently demanded Mr. Shaw immediately after
from one clerk, "Have you 'The Great Copies have been present
Hunger'?" It being near lunch time iibraries of four public hig
she received the inevitable answer,! and one Roman Catholic hig
"Sure. What have you to eat?" When tin Toledo, 0., eight high s
one co-ed was told that no book could I Lansing and vicinity, three i
be found under the call number she apolis, Ind., three in Butte,
gave, she explained, "Oh, that's my one in Alpena, Mich., an
telephone number,/what number did Adrian, Mich.
yot want?" University of Michigan c
In the lower study hall there are to familiarize high school
three copies of "Backward and Feeble- with the University by the
- MATn " '"y Nnpvr O neat.- ItiOn.

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