THE MICHIGAN DAILY
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AY, JANUARY 20, 1918.
Editor-C. X. Campbell
IT BE PATRIOTISM?
e do not know whether next
ill witness the same fuel
hat exists today.. The war
er, or conditions generally
ettered greatly during the
be meantime we may think
as to conditions generally
dents to discharge capably the activi-
ties of the campus. We do acknow-
ledge, however, that itis lack of Inter-
est and loyalty that holds these men
The most optimistic of us believe'
that Michigan is capable of holding
her own this year, even in the face
of her depleted numbers. And there
are others who sincerely believe that
Michigan students, the few of them'
left, are not only capable of holding,
Michigan's own, but are able to ad-'
vance her cause.
We know of many instances whereE
a small force of soldiers have defeat-
ed a much larger one, simply because
of their willingness to put forward all
the effort and ability at their com-
mand. The war contagion should not
be centralized upon military matters
alone; we who have been left behind
in the march of humanity's army
should take new heart and resolver
"that these honored dead shall notE
have died in vain;" that out of the de-x
bris they have left behind will spring
up a greater University,-a greater
THE WAY WE LOOK AT IT
Michigan's re-entrance into the Con-
ference has been marked by two de-
feats, at the hands of Northwesternt
in football, and by Indiana in basket-
Now that they are both over, and
10:80 Eastern Time
Mr. Lloyd C. Douglas
"WILL THERE BE ANY
RELIGION LEFT I"
ern 2, Michigan 1; Chicago 3, Mich-
igan 0. Next!
"Ian Hay to Tell about Sammies"
-Headline in Saturday's Daily. Isn't
it but natural to suppose that a major
will speak about your uncle's troops?
The 'popular idea of economy is to
go without many little things we need
so we can get one big thing we don't
A smile is like smallpox-con-
GRADUATE PROTESTS AGAINST
CHEAP BRAND OF PATRIOTIC
to conserve fuel will
f the smaller colleges
ntry, and the combin-
ory schools wherever
Alma, Albion, Olivet,
1 colleges could weUl
d their students
the larger schools,
'tain to run. The
these smaller col-
transferred to the
while such a state of
ive at present exists.
t would naturally be
the present system
blished after the war
s until next win-
1 have even less
the case at pres-
ng at lower gear
Zg so, it will con-
coal as did the
we are again firmly re-established i Editor, The Michigan Daily:-
the old Big Ten, we could adopt the I wish to protest against a cheap
trick of last-minute alibis. We might brand of patriotic sentiment which
sondone our defeat on the gridirot has of late threatened to fix itself
to the loss of star players; we might upon the student body. It has been
attempt to excuse our defeat of Fri- championed in several quarters; most-
day to the same cause. Or we might ly indeed by men, mature in years
explain it through the fact that this and supposedly of sober judgment. For
is Michigan's first attempt at Varsity example, Lieut. G. C. Mullen, U. S. A.
basketball. Retired, .writes as followrin his com-
But no real Michigan student will munication of Jan. 12:
adopt that subterfuge. We were de- "My advice is for every man at
feated in both contests fairly and well. present enrolled in the University to
Our men played to the best of their enroll in the military department at
ability, but were rot good enough. once, for you are all going to.be called
But there is no real Michigan student upon sooner or later to serve your
who does not look forward to the country in this war, and there is no
next time and its opportunity for ven- reason why a college man should not
gance. That is the essence of Michi- make use of the advantage of his edu-
gan spirit. cation and be of greater service to his
Let us forget our inauspicious en- country in the capacity of an officer
trance into the Conference, and con- instead of in the ranks.
cern ourselves with a come-back. The "The government offers as an in-
basketball season is not over. ducement a complete uniform free of
cost and after those who have already
COLLEGE WOMEN AND THE enrolled are wearing their uniforms
FOURTH YEAR OF WAR about the campus, will you who are
It is easy to say this is the fourth not making any sacrifice of time or
effort to take this course, not feel that
year of war, but it is very difficult to you are more or less slackers? How
realize the fact in all its bearings. are you going to explain your inabil-
The fourth year of war means the ity to appear in uniform to your
fourth year of Red Cross work, it friends? * * *
means an ever increasing need of sup- "So show your colors, prove your
plies, but all the novelty has worn off. spirit, prove that you are not pro-
Is less Red Cross work being done German yourself, by making every
in and out of the work rooms by stu- effort possible to enroll in the mill-
dents? Fancy work is still to the fore tary department now."
in some quarters, though the demand I am convinced that the immoderate
for socks is greater than ever. In militaristic enthusiasm embodied in
short, are we becoming deadened and statements similar to the above must
bored in spite of and in the face of be steadfastly resisted on the ground
the need? that it blindly ignores the contribu-
The fourth year of war means in- tions which sound university scholar-
creased physical demands on women ship stands ready to make. If the
for manual labour, agricultural work, chief purpose of the University educa-
etc. Does the fourth year of war tion at this time, is, as Lt. Mullen sug-
mean a higher physical standard to gests, to place us in the army as offi-
meet that need? We have not facilities cers instead of as privates let us drop
for compulsory gymnasium work, but our sociology, philosophy, history,
we have every facility for individual and so on, and betake ourselves at
training through gymnasium classes, once to an enlistment bureau in order
athletics, skating, snowshoeing and to "make use of the advantage of" a
other forms of wholesome exercise. If real and concentrated military educa-
college women are undermining their tion with no irrelevant theoretical
energies through "movies," late hours, studies to distract. Still better, let us
lack of exercise and unwholesome diet, close the universites altogether.
the need of the future cannot be met. Apparently Lt. Mullen hopes to
Every woman must be physically fit, stampede' us into military training.
The fourth year of war means in- His simple straightforward proced-
creased demands on college women ure is two fhld. On the one hand is
for service of all sorts and for leader- the irresistable "inducement" of "a
ship. Disciplined academic work and complete uniform free of cost." On
the development of the power of the other-hand is the haunting fear
thought alone can meet the need. that "after those who are already en-
Let no one think responsibility ends rolled are wearing their uniforms
with knitting and physical training, about the campus" we will feel that
Mental health and efficiency is the we are more or less slackers or at
most vital point of all. Academic least pro-Germans. Let us have done,
work is national service. We are fac- then, with this toy cannon type of
ed by vague talk of the need of re- patriotism which propagates itself by
construction after the war. These are intimidation. It may have its place.
fateful words, for we are faced by the but its place is not the University.
by the need of reconstruction now. H. S. LIDDELL, Grad.
Only those who will learn to think
can do the constructive work neces- 442 Vessels Being Built For U. S. Navy
nary. This responsibility is being tak- Washington, Jan. 19.-Four hundred
en or ignored by every colleg woman and forty-two vessels are now uider
-there is no middle way. Are the construction for the navy, according
women of the university going to fail to a statement issued by Rear Admiral
in this crisis of the fourth year of W. D. Taylor, chief of the bureau of
war?-Toronto Varsity. construction and repair, and Rear Ad-
miral Griffin, chief of the bureau of
Our own paper reminds us that on steam engineering.
moonlight nights the street lights will The statemen also shows that since
be unlighted. This should give the the United States entered the war,
townspeople who traverse the streets the navy has taken over and converted
about midnight on these aforesaid to war use more than 760 passenger
moonlight nights, a fair idea of how and freight vessels, yachts, tugs, fish-
light-or dark-it is when students ing boats, and other craft.
wander to 8 o'clocks.
Buy your alarm clocks a J. L.
Our philosopher of folly thinks Chapman's, JewelerI. 11 8. Main.
Michigan had a fine day Friday. -Aydr.
Glimpse at these significant facts-
Indiana 21, Michigan 17; Northwest-- Daily advertisers are first ahoe,
State and Huron Streets
10:30-Morning service with address
by Prof. C. L. Meader.
6:30-Meeting of the tSudent Society
with address on "Heredity and Mor-
al Responsibility," by Dr. James B.
REASONS FOR CHANGE IN TIME
GIVEN IN LETTER TO COUNCIL
Secretary Smith Sets Forth Handicaps
To Military Training Under
The following letter. setting forth
the reasons of the University for mak-
ing a change in time was sent to the
Ann Arbor council and read at their
"To the Ann Arbor City Council,
Ann Arbor, Mich.:
"Gentlemen-In order that the mem-
bers of your honorable body, and the
city officials, and the public in general
may not have any wrong impression
of the attitude of the regents of the
University when directing a change
from central standard to eastcra stand-
ard time, and in general to avoid misun-
derstandings, I take the liberty of
communicating to you the facts of the
"Ever since the opening of the Uni-
versity this year the faculty and the
military department in particular have
endeavored in every way possible to
adalt themselves to a schedule, which
while presenting difficulties still gave
as much time as possible for the pres-
eut important military work. The
schedule has in general, however, fall-
en soo rar short o wht art felt to be
the necessities of the case, that every
dean, the director of the chemical lab-
oratory, and the professor of military
science, joined in a request to the Re-
gents to adopt eastern standard time
as the best thing to do under the cir-.
cumstances. This step has not been
taken under the impression that the
condition will be ideal or without
great regret for such confusion as
"As stated above, I make this com-
munication to your honorable body
with the hope that through a know-
ledge of the motives and the circum-
stances involved, we may all keep
clear of any of those misunderstand-
ings which are so unfortunate for any
city when they arise.
SHIRLEY W. SMITH,
Lieut. Hindman, '16, To Be Married
Dr. and Mrs. E. H. Tierney of Holy-
oke, Mass., announce the engagement
of their daughter, Edith Ele or, to
Lieut. William Parkhurst H dman,
'16E. Miss Tierney graduated from
Smith college in 1915, and is now en-
gaged in settlement work in New York.
Lieutenant Hindman, whose home
is in Grand Rapids, Mich., is stationed
at Fort Hamilton, N. Y, with the 59th
Artillery Regiment, C. A. C. The wed-
ding will take place early in Febru-
ary, as Lieutenant Hindman expects
orders to leave for France shortly.
Women To Work In Munition Plants
Large numbers of women ae to be
placed in munition factories through-
out the country, acording to a pledge
recently made by a convention of man-
ufacturers of ordnance held at Boston,
In preparation of the event, trade
schools have planned special courses
of intensive training for women along
these lines. Just what training the
industrial and educational institutions
of Michigan will offer in their work
will be known definitely when the
Women's defense committee has com-
pleted its survey of the state.
Switzer' s Hardware
First Lessons in Spoken French for Men in Military Service.....50C
Le Soldat Americain en France...........................50c
The Soldier's English and French Conversation Book.. ..........25c
International Conversation Book-French-English.................50c
Altemus' English-French Conversational Dictionary.........$1.00
Oxford English and French Conversation Book.. ... ...... ..25c
Wilcox's War French....................................75e
Cortina-French and English Military Manual ...,.............$1.60
French for Soldiers-by Whitten & Long......... ...........75c
Slate r's Book.S hop
Phone 430 33+6 S. State St.
vSacancies in houses should be re-
oorted at the office of the Dean of
Girls' Glee club will practice at 4:30
o'clock Tuesday afternoon.
Ian Hay speaks at 8 o'clock Monday
right in Hill auditorium under the
auspices of Collegiate Alumnae. The
proceeds of the lecture will go to the
University Union in Paris.
All Members of the Freshman Glee
slub will meet at 12 o'clock today at
White's studio, 619 East Liberty street,
to have their pictures taken for the
U. of M. Jewelry. J. .. Chapman's
$1.00 value 75c
QUARRY DRUG CO'S
Cor. State and N. University
is the place: 113
We have a complete stock of
esident Hutchins is of the opin-
hat next fall will see Michigan
only 3,000 students in her halls.
>ining many of the smaller
>ls of the state temporarily in
Arbor and in East Lansing will
the use of little more fuel in
two schools than is the case at
nt, and will save all the fuel
by the schools so combined.
e arguments against the plan
well be many, but we are slow to
ve that they can outweigh the
nent of conservation entailed.
on, we understand, will be oper-
as long as the war lasts if its
Iment is but 25. At present it
about 100 students, almost
normal number. It will be
ted because its endowment
avy enough to offset other losses.
uestion whether such a stand will
triotic. We question whether any
ar stand on the part of any of the
er schools in the state will be
tat a Quarter Pound, if not satisfied
with your purchase, you may return the
remainder within io days and we will
refund your dollar.
are a wonderfully delicious creamy
chocolate (with real fruit filling and
bitter-sweet'coating) that is so de-
liglitfully 'palatable, so different from,
the ordinary chocolate, that they make
a rare treat at any time for all lovers
of good candy.
You take absolutely no risk in re-
mitting to us. as we are amply able
,(financially) to handle any proposition
we may offer you.
Kindly fill out the order blank, en-
close in a sealed envelope, together
with your remittance and address to
ROLLER CANDY CO.,
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* DETROIT. _UNITED. LINES
Between Detroit, Ann Arbor and Jackson
(Effective May 22, 1917)
Detroit Limited andti xpress Cars- 7:3s a
mn.. 8:1o a. mn., and hourly to 7:1o p. in., 9:14
Kalamazoo Limited. Cars-8:48 a. m. and
every two hours to 6:48 . im.; to Lansing,
8:48 P. In.
Jackson Express Cars ,local sto"' west of
Aa: Arbor)-9:48 a. m. and every twe hours
to 7 :48 V. m.
Local Cars East Bound.-s 35 a. m., 6:40
a. 9 :o5 a. m. and every two hours to 7:05
p. in.. 8:o5 p. in., 9:05 p. Mn., 10:50 P. in.
To Ypsilanti only, 9 :2o a, In., 9:5o a mi.,
2:o .,,6:05 p. m, 9:45 P:m, 11:45 n.m.
12:2o a. in., r:10 a. in.. I:20 a. in. To Saline,
change at Ypsilanti.
Local Cars West Bound-6:os a. In., 7:48
a. m.. 10:20 p. In.. 12:20 a. m.
We have both the inclination and
the equipment to furnish the
best in banking service
The Ann Arbor Sayings Bank
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Resources . . . $41000,000.00
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Hoover Steel Ball
too early to take
next winter now.
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These securities are very attractive at present market prices.
Classes Just Starting. Enroll
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NG OUR OWN
e the present, when the
hich student activities
and vigorous student
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are bound to hear the
>r capable men to fill
vacant by those leav-
rsity activities, espec-
cessarily depend upon
n intensity of this gen-
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