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THE SUMMER MICHIGAN DAILN

FRIDAY, JULY 26, 1929

rei(.kf TWL THE SUMMER MICHIGAN DAIL\

04P itmmer fundamental safeguards of the
transportation act."
£ C III 4 f It is interesting to note that the
Wabash has, by the nature of its
petition and by the fact that it has
Published every morning except Monday suggestedth inlsnofasxh
during the University Summer Session by
the Board in Control of Student Publications. road, shown itself to be not only
The Associated Press is exclusively en- looking after its own interests but
titled to the use for republication of all news also to be taking into account the
dispatches credited to it or not otherwise
credited in this paper and the local news rub- duty to the public which any cor-
lished herein. i mon carrier system must hold par-
Entered at the Ann Arbor, Michigan, amount. It is the contention of
postoffice as second class matter. the composert; of then ew plan
Subscription by carrier. $i.5o; by mail
$2.00 that the public can be adequatelyf
Offices: Press Building, Maynard Street, served only by the six system ar-
Ann Arbor, Michigan. _ rangement, and they have given
EDITORIAL STAFF strong reasons for their belief. "If
Telephone 4925 it is feasible," the document states,
"to link with the Wabash a num-
MANAGING EDITOR ber of other railroads in such a
LAWRENCE R. KLEIN manner ast o create a system com-
EdioralDirctr......HoardF.Shutparable in competitive strength
Women'* Dirtor..........Hargare Ehkeut with the four other systems now in
City Editor............. .....Charles Askren contemplation, (no argument) ....
Books Editor............ Lawrence R. Klein
Sports Editor...........S. Cadwell Swanson is required to show that public in-
Night Editors terest demands that this be done."
Howard 2. Shout Walter Wilds ! The tangle into which railroad
S. Cadwell Swanson Harold Warren experts have been plunged by the
Charles Askren
Assistants necessity for a new arrangement of
Ben Manson Ledru Davis the Eastern railroad lines under
Ross Gustin Margaret Harris tht recent transpotation act should
Dorothy Magee William Mahey
Paul Showers .larguerite Henry be at least partially unravelled by
Deirdre McMullan Rhea Goudy the Wabash proposal. The new
BUSINESS STAFF plan has all the characteristics of
Telephone 21214 13practicability and public service,
which were, after all, what the
transportation act was looking to-
BUSINESS MANAGER ward.
LAWRENCE E. WALKLEY I__

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Assistant Business Manager. Vernor Davis
publications Manager.......- ....Egert Davis
Circulation Manager...........Jeanetterale
Accounts Manager......... ..Noah Bryant
FRIDAY, JULY 26, 1929
Night Editor HAROLD WARREN
Why ASKREN RESIGNED

BRACHIOPOD TEACHERS
The teaching profession comes in
for a great deal of criticism from
sources of all kinds. Some of this
is justified and some is not, but
the statements of Dr. Henry Sloane
Coffin, president of Union Theol-
ogical Seminary, in addressing the
summer convocation at Columbia
University are of sufficient interest

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In answer to many queries re- and justification to be worthy of
In nswr t mny ueres e-comment.
ceived at The Daily office and on Speaking of lowered educational
the campus, an example of which Sang otored ecai -
is printed in the Campus Opinion standards, Doctor Coffin exclaim-
column of this issue, the editors eda: ". ..Brachiopod teachers are
have decided that there is justifica- a u. Brachiopods are mollusk-
tion for informing the readers of like creatures, the most ancient in-
habitants of this planet, which
The Daily and especially the many have always reproduced their own
followers of Mr. Askren's column speals reprodad aneprtown
the reason for his resignation. species, but never had any part in
the evolution of other living crea-
During the summer months there tures. ...... There are brachiopod
is little material suitable for a col- teachers who transmit their own
umn of the type and quality which minds butadonot stimulate stu-
Mr. Askren conducted, aside from1 dents to advance human know-
advances and reviews of Play Pro- ledge."
duction activities in the League Possibly Doctor Coffin's comment
theater, an occasional book review, may seem a little harsh, but its
and the limited opportunities of- se a ittl arsh, buteits
essential truth cannot be denied.'
fered by Detroit drama. Hence the There are many in the teaching
column carried for the most part profession today who have few
discussion and criticism of Play prfsintdywo;v e
qualifications for the careers they
Production and the type of plays have chcen to pursue. All the
they. were engaged in producing d
thi smmr.weeding-out that energetic andI
this summer. . . watchful supervisors and superin-
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proso from Crnei h, an
rro. uesui vallufc VIO 11 itendents can do will not eliminate'
professor from. Carnegie Tech., and the prevalence of these individuals
Valentine Windt, of the speech de- and most of them do not them-
partment, directors jointly of Play selves realize that they are unfitted
Production activities this season, for teaching.
felt t hat Mr. Askren's reviews of
the proffered plays were unduly Doctor Coffin's charge should
"harsh and vicious." Mr. Windt have the effect of putting. new de-
asserted this when he carried his termination and purpose into the
complaint before the Board in Con- minds of prospective members of
trol of Student Publications at the this profession, and of stimulating
invitation of the Board. The Board them to further efforts to be teach-
listened to Mr. Wind't plea to some ers of ability and efficiency. There
length and, after interviewing Mr. is, perhaps, too much aimlessness
Askren, left open to him the deci- and inefficiency in this field toqlay.
sion of changing his tactics and Doctor Coffin's criticism and others
critical standardsin regard to Play of its kind are beneficial in that
criicl sanars i rgad t Paythey may frhraclrt rg
Production or resigning his office. tey ay further accelerate prog-
Mr. Askren chose to resign. and chnge in American edu-
Under the circumstances it has'cation.
been impossible to find a compe- 2 80
tent man who would care to as-!2,381 motorcycles were imported
sume for the remainder of the sum- into Germany last year. We wish
mer the post left vacant by Mr. As- they would import a few from over
kren. here-the ones with sirens on them.
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THE WABASH PROPOSAL I Western and detective films have
been barred from Bulgaria. Thank
A new complication has been 1 heavens, there's some cultured taste
added to the proposed merger of left somewhere in the world.
railroad lines into larger systems.
The plan as it had developed thus
far seemed destined to result in Campus Opinion
four large trunk systems: the Contributors are asked to be brief,
Pennsylvania with a track mileage confining themselves to less than 300
words ii possible. Anonymous com-
of 14,585 miles, the New York Cen- munications will be disregarded. The
tralBoson &Albn wth amil- ; names of communicants will, however,
tral-Boston & Albany with a mile-: be regarded as confidential, upon re-
age of 13,324, the Chesapeake & quest. Letters published should not be
construed as expressing the editorial
Ohio with a mileage of 8,568, and I opinion of the Daily.
the Baltimore & Ohio with a track-j
age of 8,843 miles. WHY DO WE LOSE ASKREN?
Now, however, the Wabash line, To the Editor:
which under the proposed arrange- I noticed in Thursday morning's
ment was to be divided up among Daily that Mr. Askren, your Music
the other four, has petitioned the j and Drama editor, has resigned his
Interstate Commerce Commission office. I have followed Mr. Askren's
to considr a plan involving six reviews of books and the work of
Eastern systems, adding tle Wab- Play Production this summer-es-
ash-trackage of 7,044 miles and pecially the latter-with keen in-
the Lackawanna-4,839 miles. It terest. I believe his critical theo-
has emphasized that the merger ries and standards to be sounder
into four competitive systems could than those of the average college
not be the best plan. The petition critic.
stated, "No four-system grouping It seems rather strange to me
of Eastern territory is humanly that a young man so obviously in-
possible without such merging of terested in his task and so thor-
strictly competitive lines, such sup- oughly capable in its conduct
pression of established identities in should decide to give it up. I
transportation, service, such distor- should like to - know why Mr. As-

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