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WZIP uumwr
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1ie tO.IvU~lia mer Session by the
iOea Osff r s! demt Publications.
noAssetated Press is exclusively entitled
se for republication of all news dis
credited to it or not otherwise credited
papa and the local news published
bwda . Al rightseo republication of special
Mraiee herein are also reserved.

champion the writer who called
men fools; how many would defend
the fiendish and unreasonable cus-
tom of bundling men up in coats
on hot days.
What Others Say

the Welfare Federation? How many
real malingerers were identified by
the sifting process. Anyhow, the
test made seems worth while, and
might well be adopted in other
(Daily Illini)

tatred at the An Arbor, Michigan, post, DEFINING Now often has the young man
91"e as second class matter bEDUCA TED MEN walking along the street with his
Swbseripton by carrier, $1.60; by maildate wondered whether he should
)1.75- ( The Daily Cardinal) hold her arm, or whether she should
Ofies: Pre s Building, Maynard Street, Granting that the college of to- hold his, or whether they should
ASS Arbor, Michigan.day is an imperfect means to the hold arms at all? This is no laugh-
Telephone : Editorial, 4925; Busines attainment of education but as-
1214.s ing matter. Young men have been
EDITORIAL STAFF suming that it is the best means at known to fall into fits of despon-
-Lpresent available, how many Stu- dency for lack of a solution to the
MANAGING EDITOR dents make the most of it? - The problem.
HAROLD 0. WARREN, JR. question is at once ingenuous e
.ditria Director ...........Gurney Williams Generalizations about the defectsthtd The lady is often ill-at-ease as
ASSOCIATE EDITORS of the college system are valid whentowatod.Terslisht
C. W. Carpenter Carl Meloy a couple walks down the street, one
. R. Chubb Sher M. Quraishi they are based upon sufficiently wanting to have a certain thing
Brbara Kaul Eleanor Rairdon widespread and thorough-going ob- i
Susa Manchester Marion Thornton done and not knowing how to get
P. Cutler Showers servations, the defects tending to it done, and the other wanting to
SBUSINESS STAFF be uniform; but the virtues of the do a certain thing and not know-
BUSINESS MANAGER system are too idvdual, too much ing how to go about it. Of course
WILLIAM R. WORBOYS a matter of comparatives, to be
there ismisundestanding.
Asita Bus ness Manager .. Veron B hop generalized. Then the furthericon- University students are getting
Advertising Manager.......::.lack Bunting be the criterion must be granted. to the age at which they can tol-
Accounts. Circulation ........Thomas Muir Agrate familiarity. They should ex.
A highly intelligent student who ertaiirt. hysol x
Night Editor--C. W. CARPENTER has determined to secure the best ercise this familiarity when it
FRIDAY, AUGUST 7, 1931. education possible does not regard comes to holding arms. Despite
college as a preparation ground for what Emily Post decrees-that the
a trade or profession, nor does he gentleman and lady walk along
COATS OR require college to return him any with a foot of space between them
NO COATS? cash value whatever. He asks only swinging their arms freely (in our
that the institution, as far as pos- mind like a couple of hicks fresh
W E HAVE been following with sible, fit him for companionship from the country) and that the
much interest a heated dis- with educated men. gentleman take the lady's arm only
cussion in The New York Times For this idea min education the while assisting her across streets or
regarding the wearing of coats and fetish of the degree had best be up stairs - despite this, we have
hats by men during the hot sum- abandoned. The trademark of a come to our own conclusions found-
mer months. The argument began protected industry will handicap ed on our feelings and those of oth-
July 21 with a letter from a lady as well as mislead. College, when ers.
who stated very definitely that men regarded as an incubating period We find that when on a date, the
were fools to follow the dictates of or an apprenticeship, will best serve gentleman likes to have the lady
convention by wearing a coat and toward a method of thinking which hold his arm. It provides a cer-
hat no matter how hot the weather. will eventually become helpfully tain thrill. It pleases him. It seems
The general tone of the letter was habitual. natural. It makes him feel sort of
devastating in its unbridled scorn Your educated men, despite what like a big protector. It adds to the
and brought forth one or two in- Albert Edward Wiggam may con- appearance of the couple. On the
teresting answers from other Times sider the "Marks of an Educated other hand, to have to hold the
readers. Man," possess at tool of lever cap-. lady's arm (except while assisting
A Mr. Gross replied that the writ- abilities when he is a master of an- her) seems unnatural and awkward.
er "hit a foul blow. We men are guage. Your candidate will most Likewise the lady likes to hold
fast wilting now; why knock us likely discover in the process of ed- the gentleman's arm. It comes nat-
down? Not only is the flesh willing ucation that instructors of romance ural. It gives her a feeling of se-
but even the spirit is not lacking. languages are, as teachers, the very curity, whereas the opposite ar-
We cannot free ourselves from the worst on the faculty. Trained in rangement of arms seems out of
shackles of the coat because we are this country, as are most language place. Many ladies have the false
slaves of the manufacturers and teachers, their capabilities are in- idea that to hold a man's arm
the retailers. Contrary to what the effective. means that she is engaged to him.
manufacturer would have you be- Your educated man is capable of Now then, what is to be done
lieve, he does not give men what impersonal thinking. There is no about it? It is rather embarrassing
they want any more than the lad- laboratory so effective as the labo- for a man to point blank ask his
ies' garment stylists give women ratories of a cloistered university date to hold his arm. This being
what they want." He suggests that life for fostering such an attitude. the case, all the action rests upon
the clothing makers be replaced by There he learns to control his atti- the co-ed. She may safely assume
a wide-awake shirt manufacturer tude toward facts by their continu- that all men like for her to hold
who would make a shirt with style, ities and uniformities, not by some their arms no matter how slight
looks, neatness, and of different' religious or ethical bearing he mi their acquaintance. Then all she
materials; and that courageous re- think they have, or by implications needs to do is to defy the laws of
tailers be found who would feature of his emotons, or by the judgment ettiquette by gently and knowing-
them. Then: "Let the writer get of fashion or orthodoxy or formal ly take the arm of the boy friend.
executives to refuse to talk to men logic. We assure her that he will like it.
who wear coats; managers of ho-' Studies in philosophy are acces- Of course there are different
tels to permit men to eat in their sory to orientation in the wastes of ways of holding arms. They vary
restaurants without coats; women error. A man schooled in philoso- in intensity and in thrill or pleas-
to refuse to be escorted by men that phy can enjoy the misrepresenta- ure derived according to the length
wear coats in the Summer." tions of claimants, and may laugh of the friendship. These are to be
Two opposing writers last week' at them from his point of vantage determined by practice. And there
found what they termed adequate where he sees them in perspective. are also different occasions for
reasons for the continuance of the He has a good start for covering holding arms which are to be de-
"fool custom." Said one: "Most of the entire range of human knowl- termined by common sense.
the men hurrying up and down edge in its effective results when he Taking the liberty to act as of-
Fifth Avenue are business ambas- has attained this perspective. A ficial spokesman for a large body of
sadors and not fools, as the writer knowledge of literature has been university students, we hereby de-
asserts. In their various ambassa- even more helpful to him in gain- clare open war upon the practice
dorial tasks they are called upon ing this world-wise attitude than of fellows walking along holding
to interview other men-bankers, even a knowledge of history could the arms of girls. If those of the
merchants and intelligent, discrim- have. weaker sex are too dumb to hold
inating and often exacting busi- Supposing an individual has de- the man's arm, it is much better to
ness men ... These coated and hat- termined to gain an education walk along swinging the arms free
ted men are engaged in earning a which is purely cultural. He would and easy like a couple of ancestral
livelihood. Far from being fools not be at all well dealt with by the gorillas on their way to a banana
they are wise in observing the con- present college system in America. grove.
ventions of dress knowing full well People who have secured for them-
the penalties that prejudice exacts selves a liberal education appear to "Suggestive" plays do little harm.
for flaunting radical innovations I be best satisfied with the powers Those innocent enough to be con-
. . . . The confirmed psychological it has given them. Whatever It may taminated are too dumb to get the
tendency to disparage the wearer mean for the success of our college naughty inference.
of a form of attire that conflicts system, these people who have at-
with one's own ideas of suitable tained culture have done so through A statesman is a man who won-

apparel does indeed seem fortunate, self-directed study. ders what is best for the Nation; a
But on the other hand, the opin. politician wonders how to please the
ion and example of the majority, SHORTENING folks back home.
which decreesaconsistent uniform- A BREADLINE Nobody bats a thousand in every-
ity and good taste in the matter ofNodyasatuaniner-
dress, appears commendable." (New York Times) thing. Washington was first in
The second writer asigned the A brief dispatch from Harris- many particulars, but he married
aged custom to two reasons: "First,' burg, Pa., embodied an interesting a widow.
men wear coats for the pockets little experiment in relief. The Wel-
A proper shirt to be worn without' fare Federation of that city had When will good times come back?
a coat would have as many pockets been for some time feeding 150 Well, when the cow is milked you
as a hunting shirt ... Secondly, the men twice a day. It decided to ask just wait until she gets some more.
most important use of a coat now- a little work in exchange for food.
adays is to mask the hip pocket." Accordingly, it was ordered that Hoover gets the blame, but it isn't
With at least another month of meal tickets could be had only in the engineer's fault if the conduc-
hot weather here, we wonder about exchange for an hour's work in a tors can't decide which way to go.
the local reactions to this discus- truck garden.
sion. Perhaps this is not a good The Federation provided trans- Maybe the reason why the tooth-
locality in which to start an argu- portation to the scene of work for paste advertising announcers on
ment. Most undergraduates dress those of the hungry unemployed the radio sound so funny is that
about as they please, anyway-es- who were willing to buy a meal with they have lost their teeth.
pecially during the Summer. There labor. On the first day only 100 of1
are, however, many older men in the 150 did the specified work. By Maybe ancient Greece just seems
the Summer Session body who re- the end of the week the number wonderful because none of its pop-
fuse to follow this example; there who were ready to work two hours ular songs were preserved.
are some, too, who appear in classes for two meals had fallen to be-
in comparative comfort, minus a tween 30 and 40. Americanism: Celebrating our
coat and vest. We wonder how One would like more details. Were freedom from England; wishing weN
many members of the University, the men who refused to work physi- were as free as the English.E
ignoring local conditions, would cally able to accept the terms of -Daily Illini.

We've been worrying about some-
thing pretty much these last few
days: WHEN is somebody going to
buy that $15 worth of baked goods
won at Red Arrow auction that
we've been reading about in the
classifieds? With the weather as
it is, and all, things look pretty bad.
* * *
Cleans House, Finds
Daughter Is Married
-Free Press
* * *
Birmingham, Ala., Aug.-5.
-(U.P.)-Communist agitators
who have advocated racial and
social equality for Negroes in
the South were blamed by po-
lice today for the fatal shoot-
ing of a society girl and the
wounding of two others by a
For the sake of our cyclist-read-
ers, we'd like to call to the atten-
tion of the public the wretched
condition of the driveway from
North University avenue to Uni-
versity hall. Every time we go over
it we lose a couple of teeth (poetic
license-at that rate we couldn't
have gone more than 16 times.) It's
hill and dale, hollow and crag the
whole way.
WE think that something ought
to be done about it-not that any-
one asked US-and, considering the
success of previous Rolls cam-
paigns (such as our bicycle parade
Sunday, which got practically no-
where but contributed to man's
knowledge of the Arctic with con)
less valuable scientific data) we'll
probably have to go out and pave
the thing ourselves.
Rather than have that happen-
our hand jiggles so that it wouldn't
be much of an improvement-we
recommend that the University
give the matter its attention at an
early date.
Rather than continue to write
over the collective head of our pub-
lic, we hasten to present:
A is for APE, who lives in the
B is for BEAR, who lives in the


Keep Your Fresh Summer
Bloom Aiwags in a Portrait
Three size 8x10 inches ..... $2.00
One large size 11x14 inches .. $1.00
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has it.
TIMES that try men's
souls call for the fizzing sparkle
and mellower, smoother flavor
of Clicquot Club. What a
drink when throats go dry[
What a drink when they don'tI
What a drink any time .
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C is for COW, who lives in the
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D is

for DOG, who lives in the

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for EEL, who lives

OU may call it toe itch, golf
itch-the "doc" may call it
ringworm-millions of people
who catch it, call it "Athlete's
Foot"-but all of them are the
same. A ringworm parasite,
tinea trichophyton by name,
causes that redness between the
toes with i-t-c-h-i-n-g. Tiny
blisters or a thick, moist skin
condition maybe another symp-
tom. Again dryness, with little
scales, is a signal.
"At least half of all adults
suffer from it at some time,"
says the U. S. Public Health
Service. In universities as far
apart as Pennsylvania and Cali-
fornia 50% of the men have it.
And the co-eds are not immune
It lurks in the very places
where we all go for cleanliness
and health-on the edges of
swimming pools and showers-
in gymnasiums-on locker- and
dressing-room floors. It spite of
modern sanitation (you have to
boil socks 15 minutes to kill it)

this fungus parasite infects and
reinfects bare feet almost any
time they come in contact with
damp floors.
Absorbine Jr. kills the
germ of
Tests in a famous New York
"lab" lave revealed that
Absorbin. J:. penetratesE lsb-
like tissues deply ard 1l t
whereveritpenetrates .
the rinw 'r1m germ.
It m Lt-ot be a bad idea to
exain-a c .r feet tonight. At
the fi t s of the symptoms
mentioned Lere, douse on
Absorbinu Jr. And keep a bottle
handy in your locker as a pre-
ventive. Use it after every
exposure of bare feet on damp
floors. At all druggists-$1.25.
W. F. Young, Inc., Springfield,

in the


* * *

Hwjrx Whoofle, Rolls figurehead,
was admitted to University hospital
yesterday, and is reported as doing
well. (Why shouldn't he? The op-
eration is today).


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