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PAGE TWO

THE MICHIGAN DAILY

SUNDAY, JANUARY 13, 192"

E t

EGO
By SCOGA N
Tired and hoed by boarding-house gropings in the (ds'pths. Mly Gargan-
meals antI chatter, tonigtht I break tuatt worries become Lilliputian for
te long chain of three-meats a-diay here, I a happy. I watch myself
by taking dinner lownstown. A shrimp grow petulant over the idiosyncracies
omnelotte, bot biscutst anti tea ast an of my roonm-mate. I peevishtly bite

"Of course men's affairs are awfully whatever yon like, and look pleasant.
! dull, but they don't like you to tally ' It does flatter thems, andi the, think
about them, so it's really very easy, they are initeresting, andi yen charmt-
All you have to do is to listen, stare ing." Clyde Fitch, "Gifri With the
them straight in the 'ces, think coftGreesn Eyes"

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artile inT'h Ateiltitibits.)H.iLassw-r
'etti'sositthroglelt'stablihdsail
tttootd that ut ini thte vatley o a cur:
went titiheeedin tilea iasoh Ottti I
stettpedin ai tt attbar(itt ithe55aiythtte
ail tee-ciridpitleton for a
spell, It sutficediovir tl is etractingi
street cat ridecas'yt dit o te I
fog at I walkid to the oo"' Butd
here ittm itsmttulit roomtisaolls I dog
not ieed it.
my'cirter f the root exudes anitt
atmosphlerie most der to se. Rati-r
pant staclks of ooks on an inadequate"
tale, litti'rest alsis with paers, (,'.ar-
ettes , pipte, tota cc and ciocolate-;as
brass'ies k lamch hangitg askws'fremit
an eiglt-penny nail in the winiowc
easement; on the wall, tea rituiticli
designs in hI.ak and whit-one liy b
Ilake attid oeby' W lareSmiitth; ao
White I-otse label in a gold frain an n
a portrait are my corner,
tiers it is silts to sit ack ii a stl n
cushioneid Itorris-chair atid dreun., I
Thtat siunids ieal, bitto not ests'y'I
me for it will soon le roken by at
stark realization of the practical I '
am living tso netr etrths to ake stciti
flights into te rose-htuesd eteral,
In the shops, during the day, tectI
men speak casually of "the tensin"c
One tian does not report one mr- n
log ;this morning his worman has died a
of the typhoid Another man asks to s
get off another afternoon; his woman Il
is going to bury her old lady who died I
of pneumonia, And on the street card
I hear that the conductor's wotan
baa weak kidneysn
But here, for a short while, it is 'I
mine to explore, humble-bee like, into f,
the dark crevices in ftse walls -whict r
surround the mysteries, Bit never,
may these crevices penetrate into tie, t
light of the inner side, front where I -
might shade asy eyes and see the datz-I
ling radiance For ten it might nly I;
be the fence around lb. ash-dtmp;d
and what I expected isoits glitterig I
gold but dark-grey a.bra with a ftess'.I
irrudescent clinkers. But it dos not I
happen-htere. n
For here it is ny worli-a ttupati
for ue and t even enjoy the morse b
F. L. Tilden ............Eitor n
Donald E L. Siyder....oke
Normand Lockwood,..,. tius
Robert Barran Henderson..,.
ralra
Gordon tWier ..........Atj
Lisle hose, Halsey Daviison',
Newelleltust, Sttmtel Moie,
Jr.,, Maxwell Nwese, Philit Wag
ue. 'Dtristy h'tantder.,
The Sundty Magazint solicitsJa
matnuscrittis raitsaltpersns a- i
ffiliateidii the tUniversiy llan-hos
tiscrips aust te typeswrittesn,
triple spaced anti writen oci e
side only. * *
The Sundty'Magazine acktowl
edges Tue Anerican Secultirtn-
ion reviewv service ftar "'Tetn-
/official Observer" department 0
I t is ath piesl f this sitaaitia to
pubsth netlet af oiiio by Pth
stiletstad fo ls uitissheet if i
thei jiudgmset f te editor,ths ari
cls ref isissi valie acd iterst.rt
,,utted ,ro~ r t'tit "li isfe'm,iatea
ieerriYi aaesd ih edita
oiia eiter' 'ininneor cfain,

ay ipwsenestseaeks withs a char-j
icteristic tnastlitoatiot, andthients
I laugh1 at the snatl schol-boy, me,
For tntw, ini ligla 'ys, tIshappy
Itt these hazy al dos I ali happy,
The above I fattnd crutnpled away
in one crser at the table drawer and
I reatd it with cich condescending
igustI. Iow could I have been ao
ullibly contet to lean back on the
awdry and wrn green cushion at
this adjustable backed, golden oak at-
'acty and sing aofy happiness In
'big iayst"
"With but one inre incipient friend-
hip slowly developitig through the
'og and snmoke of a pride-born reti-
ence and a snobbishness brn of past
isilusionnment, I am alone, Ittbs
teen sty arrogant opinion that t was
f passing self-sufficiency. But that
tow lies shattered among the one-
lust af tholer illusions, It is btt tr
tie to content mtysef that tInmigt
7ave been sufficient within myself had"
Ibeeni tell alone-spared the small
talk of shop anti boarding-hone.-
'bits I iss this cut and croon: "Now
iis better,"
Bit I am daily thrown into con-
tact with girls and men doing their
serical duties in a lackadaisical man-
tsr is-ile they carelessly chew gum
ad emit great clouds of vaporous In-'
;anilies, Then I am distraught for
these periods of liesure toward which
Ilooked with thirsty eyes in those
lays before; but they are mirage,
Therefore I cling to momenta with'
my new friend,tUnknowingly, I threw
the seed of 'interest in reading' onto
'ertile fields-some which were bar-
'en because of the lack ot the proper_
teed; for there the magazine story of
the bent received no nourishnment 'I
--to slightly change the prase of
Renty de Gourmont-'I "diverted
thoughts" ram their stream as one
iverts riv'ers to throw them athwart
ite barrenness of the nmoors where
friii ansi palid ideasobbiasom anb.dy'
'nknowiagly I did these things but
lit unknowsingy do I aroiy begin
to real-fyonswill tallowsucts a
htcknteycd figureT'hus I cling to tm-.
ntlesiths sy ness friensd,
The-satoens at still ieak pleas-
ire are dwiarfed. fOur mutual ntier-
ists tre stilt ess'and sosettue-ae-
essity' oi' deviing sitsittssnt is phut.ยข
'ii. Butit hetse titmes tcomeit'es'5oftisn,
And ilgainamsttpounintsg it- op
it~titito myiicole'ge'blint cliiclt
tint, I dislotdge the facts that dislis-
tiotentihas so otn showsn I1ant
tabtout to sing tagaiin tieltsight Ihin
tig fruit a nets frendshti that I til
happyin tsthe '"bi ways,
Puht belies's its, I amnt.t That
trisuin be shatmtefullty disloyal to tity
~atlesid ego!
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