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THE MICHIGAN DAILY

[ICHIGAN DAILY
Aication of the Summer Session

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Published every morning except Monday during the
University year and Summer Session by the Board in
Control of Student Publications.
Ioember of the Western Conference Editorial Associa-
tion' and the Big Ten: News Service.
MEMBER OF THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
The Associated Press is exclusively entitled to the use
for republication of all news dispatches credited to it or
it 9therwise credited in this paper and the local news
published herein. All rights of republication of special
dispatches are reserved.
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second class matter. Special rate of postage granted by
Third Assitant .Postmaster-General.
.Subscription during summer by carrier, $1.04; by mail,
$1. 50.uring regular school year by carrier, $4.00; by
mail, $4.50.
Ofices: Student Publications Building, Maynard Street,
Ann Arbor, Michigan. Phone 2-1214.
Representatives: College Publications Representatives,;
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St., New York, N. Y.
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MANAGING EDITOR...........FRANK B. GILBRETH
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and E. Jeromne Pettit.
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,Dina Powers Moulton, Sally Place.
BUSINESS STAFF
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SUNDAY, JULY 2, 1933

price" for talent in the field of education, and
that that price always has been much lower than
it should be, {then the average citizen would not
feel so strongly as he does .regarding the amount
necessary to operate a first class educational
plant.
And legislators would perhaps realize that, in
attempting to cope with such a problem as is, now
offered with the current cut in appropriations, the
administrative officials of the University are doing
their dead-level-best to keep the institution up to
its former high standard while at the same time
judiciously attempting to balance the budget
which has been forced upon them.
One of the outstanding members of the depart-
ment of classical languages has already proffered.
his resignation to administrative officials. He was
one of the men responsible for the fact that Mich-
igan possesses one of, if not the, leading depart-
ment of its kind in this country today. At a time
when, unfortunately, most universities and col-
leges have allowed the instruction of the classics
to decline. Yet this man is leaving and his loss can
be directly attributed to the fact that he would
not, under the new budget, be allowed the remun-
eration which he has'every right to expect.
There have been others to leave at this time.
There probably will be more. 'Those who must
parcel out the funds left to the institution are
powerless to stop this inroad upon the faculty. The
only thing which can stop it is a wider dissemi-
nation of the true facts in the case among the
taxpayers and voters of the state.
i Comm~on
iDecency
A MQNG the exceptional facilitiesof
the University Summer Session is
C one, the special lecture series, which provides an.
opportunity for all students to make almost daily
additions to their fund of general information and
learning. Since attendance at the lectures, given
by men of prominence from many parts of the
world, is entirely optional, they indeed represent
an opportunity in the best sense of the word.
It is to be assumed, then,that those who make
up the audience in Natural Science Auditorium at
these five o'clock sessions are there because they
choose to be there; that they have come to listen
to the day's speaker, and not out of idleness or
empty curiosity
And still, young as the 1933 series is as yet, it
has been all too evident that a certain portion of
the audience is not genuinely interested in the lec-
tures. Trivial but irritating disturbances, have been
noticeable repeatedly, and on certain occasions
persons have been so rude as to leave.the audito-
rium during the course of the addresses.
Academic and educational considerations aside,
quiet and attentiveness in a voluntary audience at
a public lecture is a matter of. pure, garden variety
courtesy and decency. If those who hear these lec-
tures were forced, even indirectly, to attend, ex-
cuses might be made. But since, in this case, those
who come could, had they preferred, have re-
mained away, it is certainly not too much to ex-
pect that they pay the speaker at least the respect
diue one human being to another and submerge
their own impulses to vocal expression and phys-
gcal agitation tp whatever consideration of polite-
ness-they recognize.

ious performance in "I Cover the Waterfront," the
rcmantic thriller with Claudette Colbert and Ben
Lyon in the leading roles, and Ernest Torrence
heading the supporting cast, which opens at the
Michigan today.
Cavanaugh, for years a Broadway comedian and
:.tage star in the larger cities, plays a reporter pal
of Ben Lyon in the picture
based on Max Miller's best-
selling book and directed by
James Cruze.
Al Hill, who plays the part
of a particularly toughchar-
¢aster in the film, knows in-
timately the underworlds of
most of the world capitals,
{and Y3, his 'own 'published ad-
missions, has seen the inside
of jails as guest of the au-
thorities. Torrence, in the pic-
ture, wins the title as Holly-
wood's champion spitter, in
one scene putting out Ben Lyon's cigarette with a
well-aimed squirt of masticated navy plug.
The story concerns the activities of a young
newspaperman (Lyon) and his attempts to "get
the dope" on a smuggler (Torrence.) .-Claudette
Colbert plays the part of Torrence's daughter,
with whom Lyon falls in love.
As the story unravels, the smuggler is finally
killed in his attempts to get away from govern-
ment agents, the newspaper reporter is wounded,
and returns from the hospital to find that the
girl is waiting for him.

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DAILY OFFICIAL BULLETIN
Publication in the Bulletin is constructive notice to all members of the
'Unlver'sit.Copy reccived at the office of the Summer Session until 3:30;
11:30(.} .Study
Excursion No. 3, Ford Plant: Wed- 1 p. m. Wednesday, July 5. The party
nesday, July 5-A visit to the Ford meets at Natural Science Building
industries at River Rouge will be and will leave for Niagara Falls
made the afternoon of Wednesday, promptly at 1 o'clock Friday after-
July 5, leaving Ann Arbor for River noon, July 7. Arriving at the Falls
Rouge at,12:45 o'clock and returning Friday evening, the party will have
to Ann Arbor at 5:30 o'clock. The the opportunity to see the spectacu-
inspection tour will include the mo- lar play of vari-colored searchlights
tor assembly plant, thelfinal assemb- upon both the American and Cana-
ly line, the open hearth steel mill, dian Falls. On Saturday a tour will
and the rolling mill, and a motorbus be made of the Gorge Route in the
tour of certain, other portions of this chartered: General Motors Parlor Car
great industrial area. Chartered Bus in company with Professor Law-
buses will take the party directly to rence Gould, geologist, explorer, and
the several places visited. Round famous for his antarctic expedition.
trip tickets, $1, may be obtained be- The party will leave Niagara Falls
fore Monday afternoon at 5 p. m. in Sunday morning for Ann Arbor by
the Summer Session Office, Room 9, way of a difTerent Canadian Route,
University Hall. arriving here early Sunday after-
noon. For details not here explained
call the Summer Session's office.
Excursion No. 4-Niagara Falls, Wesley H. Maurer
July 7, 8, and 9- For Summer Ses- .__arer
sion Students, their friends, and citi-
vens of Ann Ar bor-Co st approxi- English 232: Studies in Elizabeth-
tens $of AnnAror s aan Drama will meet on Monday and
-mately $15. Round trip bus fare, $8. Wednesday from' 2-4 in 'Room 3212
;Tckets must be purch ased fro, theo-
Tke mste ' prcsed fome A.H. instead of Tuesday and Thurs-
Summer Session's Office before 5' day from 2-4 ini Room "u21 A.H.

University Symphony -Orehestra:
Rehearsals every Monday, Tuesday,
Wednesday, and Thursday at 2:00
in the School of Music Auditorium.
All students in the University are
eligible to try out for orchestra.
University Summer Session Mixed
Chorus will meet Wednesday, 'July
5th at 7 p. m. instead of the regular
rehearsal at Morris Hall on Tues-
day. Open to all students of the Uni-
versity.
University Men's Glee Club: Meet
at 7 p. m. Wednesday instead of reg-
Sular Tuesdoay rehearsal at Morris
Hall. Open to any one who' cares
to sing.
Entries for Intramural sports in
handball, tennis, squash, horseshoes,
and swimming should be made at the
Intramural Sports Building by July
10.
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SFOUNTAIIN P13
Parker, Sheaffer, aternwA,
Conkixt, etc., $1.00 andA up.
A large ad chic 8asso00 tafm
314 S. State St., Avi Arbor.

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The University Fac-uly
1egins To Suffer ...4
AN EDITORIAL
By E. TEROM1E .PETTIT
' FEW MONTHS AGO, when the
. State Legislature was seriously
considering just what might be done in the way of
r.dueing ,appropriations to the University, the ad-
ministrative officers of this institution invited the
members of both houses at Lansing to come t
Ann-Arbor and "talk things over."
Those members of the Legislature who were in-
terested enough and- open-minded enough to ap-
,preciate the opportunity to get first-hand infor-
imaion in this manner accepted the invitation and
,thered at the Michigan Union one afternoon.
They were met by officers of the University
iyho carried with them all available information
rgarding the expenses incurred in operating this
great educational plant.-Deans and other officials
representing the various departments of the Uni-
versity were on hand to answer any questions
which might arise as to the opeiation of thei re-
spective units.
President Ruthven addressed this grOup of leg-
islators, explaining, as well as possible in the shor
time he was given, the workings of the adminis-
trative forces of the institution. He told of the
check that was being kept upon the numbers of
instructors in certain departments, as compared
With the relative number of students who attended
sasses in those departments. He told of the aver-
age salary paid to instructors, professors, and
other members of the faculty. He compared these
fj ures with those of other similar institutions
*Qswing how Michigan had become one of the
Mrst rank universities of the nation. And, finally
,he explained to the interested law-makers that
there existed a "market-price" which had to be
paid for a highly-educated man of rank in any
particular field, in order to hold him to an insti-
it-tion of learning.
It was the final statement of the President's
which should have had the most marked effect
upon his listeners. For it was the elucidation of a
matter which has never had much publicity and
concerning which the average citizen knows little.
Where do college professors come from? Are
they men who have entered the teaching profes-
sin after receiving an academic degree, later
,working up gradually to positions of higher rank?
In -most instances, they are. Often they receive
their promotion at the same institution which
gave them their collegiate training. But' the fact
which must be remembered is that, aside from a
feeling of what might be termed "patriotism,"
there is nothing which binds them to the institu-
tion which gave them their higher education.
'So soon as a college professor becomes promi-
nent in his field, he acquires a "commercial" value
in the eyes of similar educational institutions. He
receives .offers-often quite flattering and desir-
able as compared with his former earning capa-
city. In a profession that is and always has been
ptably underpaid, there is only one alternative
for such a man who finds himself wanted by an-
other school. He can look to his future and the
welfare of his family or he can disregard all offers
and remain where he is, whatever the cost.
Strangely enough, most highly educated indivi-
dyals, with a different sense of values than the
ayerage person, prefer a position which offers op-
poxtunity for research, etc., in preference to one
which offers immediate financial remuneration.
As a consequence, flattering offers have often
failed to change. the residence of a campus pro-
fessor. The time comes, however, when he can no
longer afford to turn deaf ears to outside pleas,
and if his home institution cannot meet him at
least half way, he is forced to leave.
The situation which exists at 'the University of
Michigan today is one which is conducive to a
"change of address" for many prominent men.
Not .only are the administrative officials of the

AT THE WHITNEY
"THE SECRETS OF WU SIN"
(Playing Sunday through Tuesday)
Lois Wilson, long recognized as one of filmdom's
most capable actresses, heads the cast of "The
Secrets of Wu Sin," which opens today at the
Whitney.
This film casts Lois as the daring girl reporter,
who invades the mysterious haunts of Chinatown
to help her editor smoke out the head of a coolie
smuggling racket.
Grant Withers is seen opposite her in the role
of editor, who loves-her. Blonde Dorothy Revier,
who recently scored in "Beauty Parlor" and "The
King Murder," plays Grant's jealous fiancee and
the veteran Robert Warwick is cast as her father.
A particularly interesting member of the cast
is Toshia Mori, the little Japanese beauty, recently
honored bythe Wampas in their annual selection
of the season's twelve baby stars, young players for
whom early stardom is predicted. Toshia plays an
important role in the sensational "Bitter Tea of
General Yen.-
Eddie Boland, whose current films include
"Hard to Handle" and "Child of Manhattan;"
Tetsu Komai, importantly cast in "Island of Lost
Souls," Richard Loo and Luke Chan, both seen
in "Bitter Tea of General Yen," and Jimmie Wang
complete the cast. "The Secrets of Wu Sin's was
directed by Richard Thorpe.
Editorial Comment

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«I know things they don't dare to print. :I knpw the drama ...
and comedy .. the loves . . . the hates . . . the fine things
and the stinking things . : . of life . .. .nd ,wonen ... .own
there on the Waterfront."
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A SAD BLOW
Science will profit.
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angle to the recent

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Campus Oino
Letters published in this column should not be
construed as expressing the editorial opinion of
The Daily. Anonymous communications will be dis-
regarded. The names of communicants will, however,
be regarded as conidential upon request. Contribu-
tors are asked to send in only ,typewritten or legibly
articles, "using one side of 'the paper only. Contribu-
tors must be as brief as possible, confinjng themselves
to not more than 400 words. -The Editors.
ONE MAN'S OPINIONS ON HOW
TO CUT THE BUDGET
-To The Editor:
It is well known, in spite of the fact that no
newspaper has printed the story, that many in-
structors and assistants have already been dis-
missed, not to return next fall. Many more have
been given only part-time work at less than half
of their former salaries. In view of the fact that
many of the dismissed instructors have wives and
families, the situation assumes a pathetic aspect.
To replace the assistants and instructors, assis-
tant professors and in many cases full professors
are going to teach elementary courses; the same
courses taught, only with salaries three and four
times as great, as those of the former instruc-
tors. This is a new way of saving money known
as "economy a la administration."
Previous to the closing of the spring term, fig-
ures had been placed in the hands of the adminis-
tration, which showed that the University could
be operated within the limits of its income without
dismissing a single employe, without reducing
anyone's salary below a decent living wage, and"
without raising tuition.
- Some of the more humane professors suggested
that every one take a 25 per gent cut and lay off
no one. This would have solved the problem. But
instead of taking this advice, because they were
afraid to establish a precedent, the administration
made the instructors bear the burden; sent many
of them to swell the ranks of the 18,000,000 un-
employed and reduced the salaries of the rest be-
low the minimum standard required for decent
living.
Besides the untold hardship which their dis-
missal will cause the instructors and their fam-
ilies, this will mean a lowering of the educational
standards at Michigan; 'it puts another blot on the
record of this administration.
No one need be surprised if they see men wear-
ing black veils on the campus. These men will be
departmental heads and the members of the ad-
ministration who are ashamed of their complicity
in this crime and if their hands are red, it is only
the blood of the children, wives, and dependents
of those instructors who have been turned out
that has stained them.
Erwin Van Doren (Grad.)
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the. general weal will prob-
ah-there's one mighty sad
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weather forecasts will be stepped up about 30 per!
cent by a new plan of weather forecasting.
What will some of our conversationalists find to
talk about?
Perhaps they'll have to change their tone and
cease to speculate on the accuracy of meteorolo-
gists' predictions. Perhaps they'll have to be con-
tent with the fact that aviation will be made safer,
lives will be in much less danger, and thousands
of dollars will be saved annually.
Irving Krick, who is considered the man behind
the plan, worked with the Western Air express
and under the sponsorship of Prof. Robert A. Mil-
likan to perfect the plan. Aided by data supplied
by weather bureau stations from all parts of the
country and taking into consideration the move-
ments of air masses and speeds at which they
travel, Mr. Krick can compile through mathe-
matics a chart showing what weather may be an-
ticipated over certain areas.
We see in the system a greatly brightened fu-
ture for aviation, a saving, perhaps for those who
rely on weather in their business, and a far more
intelligent outlook on the part of the average per-
son regarding that universally discussed topic-
the weather.
-The Daily Ilni.

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CHEAPER SPORTS

Continued reduction in the admission price to
Iowa athletic events as announced recently is in
accordance with the times. It is a welcome move
to students who have been wondering how they
can loyally support their teams without over-
stretching their pocket books.
The new price range for football games is the
lowest in history for Big Ten competition at Iowa.
The two major contests will cost patrons only
$1.50 each, while for the season's opener with
Bradley Tech the general admission is set at $1.
Coupon books for admittance to all home football
and basketball games, formerly priced at $8.50,
will be available for $5 this fall.
The economic stress of the times is, of course,
the principal reason for the price reduction. The
action, however, is 'also evidence of a determina-
tion on the part of the athletic administration to
go more than half way in making Iowa's greatest
sporting events available to those who wish to
enjoy them.
There is little doubt that the drastic price re-
duction will go far toward bringing the crowds to
which the Iowa stadium and the Iowa team are
entitled. They should prove popular with old
friends of the university and should do much to-
ward the enlistment of new ones.
-The Dailiy Iowan.
Prosecutor Toy says there is no such legal term
as "racket." He's right, it's an illegal term.
-The. Detroit Free Press

You wiIbe able to locate all per'SOUS
enrolled in Summer Session, Like.
wi se the namnes5 addresses :and tele-
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