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The Wolverine, 1921-06-16

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has to live. At the present

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THE SUMMER
MICHIGAN.
lay Afternoons.'
aynard Street.
, p2414.
except Saturday.
igned, the signatures
tas an evidence of
d in The Wolverine
ed to the office-
consideration. No
encloses postage.
ethe sentiments ex-

time, twenty-four students are employed in tfte tap-
room alone, and during the regular school year, two
hundred persons, one-half of which number are stu-
dents, are employed in the building. To pay these,
people, money is required, how much we may un-
derstand when we learn that the pay roll averages
$i5,ooo a month.
Perhaps certain departments of the Union do
make money; they are almost compelled to do so in
order that the organization may survive. ,3ut,
when we stop to consider that, with total receipts for
last year amounting to $400,000, the institution lost
$3,070, some conception may be gained as to just
how muc of a "graft" the Union is. ..The manage-
ment has cever tried to break even, but it must come
somewhere near doing so, for there is no endow-
ment fund to fall back upon.
Good, honest, sensible criticism is highly desir-
able; it helps to keep people on their toes. Prob-
ably a certain amount of criticism, moreover, is
merited by the Union, for no institution of its size
was ever known to be perfect. Nevertheless, we
must realize that th7e mere handling of an organiza-
tion of the size of our own students' club house. is
a big task in itself, and a proposition entailing the
expenditure of quantities of money. If students
have complaints, just and well-founded complaints,
to register against the institution, no doubt they will
be gratefully received. But certainly mere biased
sarcasm will never get us anywhere in a constructive,
way.

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Lecture Program,!
July 1s8
5 p. m.-The Asteroid a Ri f Silve
Saturn, Assistant .1 or. . . h'_c ,n:;."
8 p. n.-Plymouth and the Pilgrims
(illustrated), Dr. S. S. Robins.
July 19
5 p. m.-Rural Education in State
and Natio, Prof. E. Burnham, of the
-Western State Normal school. Kulam-i

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Haller & Fuller
State Sreetjewlers

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.Managing Etditor
RS
hn P. Dawson, Jr.
... Harry B. Grundy
......Gwennyth Wrentmore
............Clement Smith

D. M. Brimble

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....Business' Manager
tant Business Manager
Don Allen
Walter Fiske

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pouncing the
to the posi-
B. Grundy to

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d what

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i with due and
man will never
is anything but
had that very
and we like to
beingrthe very
powerful in the

ON RESTORING STATUES
Considerable comment has been aroused by the
recent action of the British museumA, in London, in
restoring the nose of the statue of Demeter of Cnidus.
Artists and art critics have held up their han'ds in,
holy horror at the idea of desecrating so marvelous
a piece of sculpture by adding to its face' a -new
proboscis to replace the old.
Classical art works, of the type of Demeter, have
grown into our memories as they are, and to try to
restore them seems, even to one who is neither art-
ist nor critic, to be not only a sad waste of effort but
a really pitiful attempt to do again something the
Greeks did of old and which no one under the sun
will ever be able adequately to duplicate. The Vic-
tory of Samothrace has lost some of the most
important parts of her anatomy, but that does not ex-
cuse modern sculptors from making attempts to re-
store them. The Greeks had their own style, and a
restored cla'ssical statue is no more classical than a
grass hut would be barbaric if it were to be adorned
with a tin roof.
Modern effort is evolving an art of its own, just
as did Greece of old. But modern art can never
become classical no matter how hard it tries. The
Greeks of Praxiteles' time had their typical "style"
and we have ours. We had much better spend our
time, then, in studying the perfect works of that per-
iod and in developing, through original constructive
work, our own conception of art than to be eternally
planning on how we may patch up what the centuries
have damaged.
Let's let Demeter's nose, Venus' arms, and Vic-
tory's head alone, and see what we can do on our
own hook.
The Wolverine solicits an expression of public
opinion through the medium of communications. As
an indication of good faith, however, we ask that
'each writer give his name awd address, though his-
identity will be kept strictly confidential if it is so
desired.
We regret that we frequently are unable to pub-
lish letters received, simply beiause of the failure of
writers to conform to this request,
An easy way in which to settle the Irish problem
has been suggested-lock all political aspirants up
in a room, and let the survivor write the consti-
tution.
We trust it is not necessary to continue with long
harangues in the interest of Michigan's campus
lawns.

azoo.
8 p. m.-The Nature pf Cancer, Pro
A. S. Warthin.
July, 20
5 p. m.-The Training of Public
Health Nurses, Prof. B. H. Bartlett.
8 p. m.--Concert. Faculty of the
University School of Music. (Hill au-
ditorium).
July 21
5 p. m.-Leadership and Progress,
Dean A. H. Lloyd.
8 p. m.-Educational. motion pic-
tures.
July 22
2:30 p. m.-Excursion to Niagara
Falls, under the direction of the de-
partment of geology ai geography,
via Aliih igan Central railroad to De-
troit and steamer to Buffaol.
5 p. m.-How the Psychologist Tests
Intelligence (illustrated), Prof. 0. M.
Whipple.
8 p. m.--Readings from Recent Poet-
ry, Prof. R. D.. T. Hollister. (Sarah
Caswell Angell hall).
stbscr>be to the Wolverine. $1.09
for the summer.-Adv.
HIGH CLASS FOOD
Served at CHUBB'S
on State St. opposite Lane Ha i

with A
Photography the Kodak way is less ex
than you think-and any Kodak is si
work-we can readily show you how eE
Autographic Kodaks from $8.oo up
lrolvrnes $2.00 up
_.TBIS' 199$ -
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pensive
rmple to
asy it is.

o *6S 051
buys a brand
$50new Corona
portable type-
writer. Other makes
at attractive prices,
oyou buy.
TYPEWRITERS
of leading makes bought, sold,
rented, exchanged, cleaned and
repaired.
0. D. MORRILL
17 Nickels Arcade
For Home-Cooked Meals

WHITE SWAN

LAUI

E BELIEVE you will find here your ideal c
bank. And a bank that every year y(
e better *
Farmers & Mechanics Bar
101-1t15 So. MAIN STREET 330 S0. STATE S'RF
(Niokels' Aroade)
Member of the Federal Reserve
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KODAK

F,OR QUALITY A ND

SERVICE

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days!"'
>se days
ed since
notions
i n ath-
y given

TRY TUTTLES

the old is a
at, with the
ect to stand

same as
ss, how-
rg in the
B~ut cer-
stic but

sity
ad-

On Mapard Street, 1-2 Block South
of Majesto theatre
Courteous and satisfactory
TREATMENT to every custom-
er, whether the account be large
or small.
The Ann Arbor Savoigs Bank
Incorporated 1869
Capital and Surplus, $625,00.00
Resources .........$5,000,000.00
707 North University Ave.
Northwest Cor. Main & Huron

Our 1ethods and machinery are up-to-date in every detail. The result is better wor
with less wear to the fabric. We caterespeciallyto the studenttrade. One day servi
on reiuest. TS.Y US.
H. G. Prettyman PHONE 165 W. B. Gra
The Ideal Hot Weather Foo(
CAM

:he cry of the
hat I am not
e, and did him
vay, the soap-
the best Urn-
loing little or
, is as worth-
hatted spouter
itic type of the
e best in the
the non- con-
Utopianist is
the best, then

Preferred By Students. and
"Towns-people

Smithereens

to

rt, is Worth-
jah-howlers
:ally quiet
Z our liabil-

What do you call your Ford? We know pf one
on our Campus which answers to the name of "Tie,
for tired feet,"'and another owner calls his Dinah-
because of the song, "Dinah, won't you go ?" In the
same vein, we are calling ours Minnie-you've heard
the song-"Minnie, shimmie for me."
Know Him?
Stew-"How's your math prof ?"
Dent-" Bum !"
Stew-"Why-doesn't he know the stuff?"
Dent-"Yeah, he knows it all right, but he thinks
its a secret."
The Free Press is running a little Sunday feature
on "The genesis of Wolverine names," with the
idea of wising us up to' the circumstances under
which 'Michigan towns received their titles. A sou nd
wheeze, this, and one which we shall take the liber-
ty of copying. Take Cheboygan, for instance. A
very interesting yarn is told of it's christening. The
original settler was an Indian, blessed almost an-
nually with a male addition to his family. While
slightly under the influence of the white man's pois-
on, as a means of celebrating the ninth arrival, he isf
said to have wandered down the main and only
street one morning, murmuring in thick tones, "Hic,
i'sh a boy 'gain !"

f FAILINGS'
$7.00 per. Week-3 Meals
$6.00 per Week-2 Meals
N] h IE COOKING
Electric Fans
Cool, VentiIated Rooms
7114 I10N1OE 1gs tEtT
eFast of Cutting", -4104

Talcums Face Creams

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SU1MMER COMFORTS

Toilet Waters

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ruie, a cmune-
was charged, with
arcasm, that the
its duty to the
ercharging them,
t was intimated
nion is a "graft."
er was justified in
ess, he, like most
recognize, in his

Summer Sehool
Students
for
Fountain Refreshments
and Fine Candies
visit,
The Betsy Ross Shop
The Fountain Room fleautiful
13-15 Nickle'sArcade

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The,
Drug and;

Quarry
Prescription Store

Cor. N. University Ave. and So. State St.

PHONE 308

1|

G. Claude Drake,

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