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JEOT Ta DI Florida Flambeau Publ~hed Weekly by the Studm~ts of the Florida State College for Wot]aen : EDITORIAL STAFF F~Ilt~r-in-Chief ...................... Rachel Pitchford FrOn~; Page Editor .......................................... Jean Davis l~ont Page Reperter ............................ Oertrude Ingle Y. W. C. A. Editor_ ........................... Loyola McLstughlin y. /gi C. A. Reporter ......................... Thelma Sumner Exchange EditDr ........................ Bernice McCollum Flickers Editor ....................... Jeanette Butts i~l~ty Reporters. ........... Shirley Decker. Ellen Knight AtlSetic Editor ................................ Rose Tower Athletic Reporter ................. Rut.h'Daie BUSINESS STAFF f Bttl~e~ Manager ...................... Annie Mary Moore Advertising Manager ................... Betty Kellerman I, ~tant Advertising Manager ....... Oladys Knighton Cgy Circulation Manager .......... Eleanor Mizell Of~Campus Circulation Manager .......... Harriet Rider C~pus Circulation Manager ......... Emllie Stevens Et~ered as second-class mail matter January 30, 1915, ~t the postofflce at Tallahar.see, Florida, under Act of Congress of March 3, 1879. Subscriptlon--$1 a Year, payable in advance. " Advertising rates on application ! I i!. :Or FREEDOM IN THEORY ONLY "I believe in freedom of opinion, but--" That everyone accepts freedom imprinci- I~=e, although mo:.~t of us reject 'it :i}i~Tact ~he thesis of an article by M i~ Suzanne LaFollette in The New Student for N0vem- ~en "Both people~ and governments. it comes to the teat, will accept free- dom in principle and repudiate it in fact; ii i~ former because they do net understand ~- their own interest, the latter'because they understand their own interest perfectly," Writes Mis::, LaFoltette. -ti t~'The right to pursue one's a~wfi good in owe s own way, of course, implies ti~e right to decide for oneself in what OnCs good consists," the writer continues. "That is a which almost no individual is ready ~de. No person, probably, doubts ability to decide such matters for ; and almost none is willing to con- liberty to other people." marvel at a lit- t~; perhaps, is the confidence in their own V opinions which those whp: ad ocate any forcible regulation of huvSan cm]dt*ct must necessarily possess; and one marvels the more because they are often among the most enlightened members of thecommun- i[y. Such a self-confidence, carried to the point of an attempt to substitute force for pd~uasion, amounU~ to sheer arrogance. One wonders to what end humanity has made its bitter ~tru~gle to e~cape ~rom the its own fears and suO'ersti- have helped to forge, if those in a ~.~ition to profit by that struggle and to ~@tinue it, fail so signally to ~mplications. One of opinion with true cult{~tion A mind is an open mind, :~nd an t is by its very nature thereverse y *ENT$ .... wheezing and coughing "colie- its sister con- veyance in the air, is the warning of Mr, E~ard P. Warner, assistant s~cretlary of the navy in charge of aviation. I~/'. War- in an address before the Third Inter- ate Aviation Conference~ ~t: Yale, out the danger of flying with any but trustworthy planes, are beginning to take to the nambers': T~,;~rvard Flying Club and that at the University of S~l~thern California are two 0flfhe most ~d~nced student groups. : The; later al- ready owns soveraI planes. European sin- den*s, however, surpass the Americans in section last August where 400 planes were entered. Eight hundi~ed ninety per cent of which were :i men. College men won all of the prizes. The popularity of flying has add6cl~ new prohibition.to the list of "thou shalt nots" of the Wellesley College handbook. The e ' d an s office issued the edict that, "no stu- i!i,i ~ der~ while under the jurisdictio~ o~ ~i!' le~' ma~ ride in t ~ mission has been granted :from,the.dean's ! ! office and the written ~onsent:~of h~r par- ent~ secured." ~,e problem of chaperonage has not yet be~n settled, and is withdUt doubt taxing the ingenuity of many a dean of women. ~O~ STUDENTS MOURN LOSS OF MRS. CONRADI One of the saddest things ham happened on the Florida State Campus with the death of Mrs. Edward Conradi. That this should have happened in such a whirl of activity and readiness for the Thanksgiving on the campus deepens the sorrow. A day that meant so much joy has instead turned out to be shadowed by the loss of the wife of out" beloved ]president. The ~tudents feel the loss with the keen- est sympathy as expressed in the resolu- tions passed by the student body as a whole. It is with the utmost sorrow and feeling that they share the misfortune of those who surwve her. 0 EARNING AND LEARNING "As its sixth term begins Commonwealth College has modified its constitution to per- mit student parti'cipation in school govern- ment. All third year students are now taken into the association which owns and cont, rols this unique institution in the Ar- kansas hills. At the present time there are as many students as faculty members in this governing body. "There are no deans or regents to act upon the 'recommendation' of these stu- dents and teachers. Their say is final, whether 4t concerns conduct or breakfast pancakes. A Ph.D., when he has complet- ed a year in residence at the college, is given the same authority as a country boy, no matter what his previous schooling, who has done two years of satisfactory work in the college. And by satisfactory work is meant not a high average of grades nor an attendance record but simply con- tinuous progress in those lines of study se- lected by the student and a certain reason- able efficiency in chopping wood, building nou,~e:; or washing overalls." O VISUAL EDUCATION It is probable that the grade }school teacher's load will soon be lightened by the use of films in teaching T.he Eastman Kodak company, acting with the National Educational association, has just complet- ed an experiment that seems to demon- strate conclusively the superiority of the new method over the old. In geography a thirty-five per cent gain was registered by tile pupils taught by means of films, and a fifteen per cent gain in general science. Approximately 5500 children were taught with tihn~ and 5500 more were taught the :~,ame material without the aid of motion pictures, in public schoos scattered over twelve cities A 500 word report has just been com- pleted by Dr. Ben D. Wood of Cotumbia and Dr. Frank Freeman of the University of Chicago, directors of the experiment. "In this experiment," the report said, "we have studied the films not as a pans- eea to be substituted for present instrumen- talities of the schools, nor ~ a means to: revolutionize the aims of education, but as an addition to the present pedagogical de- vices of the schools which may help in the attainment of currently acepted goals."' As One mi.ghtexpect, a majorlty of the~ teachers and scheoI officials reported that theilse of classroom films had been "more effective in arousing and sustaining the children's interest, in improving the quart- tity and quality of'their reading, and in aid- ing them to correlate features of the lessons with personal experiences and community cond itions." o OSCAR WILDE SAYS "Death and vulgarity ar~ the only two facts that pine cannot explain away." "To look wise is quite'as good as under- taking a thing and very much easier." "People who go in for being consistent have just as many moods as othei's have. The only difference is that their moods are rather meaningleSs." CRACKLINGS Some Pert Renmrks That Are Pe tlaent Our editor in her leading editorial last week makes this earnest request: "---that evmT student come out a hundred per cent strong and support its own publica- tion." Dear Editor, you can't do that. The Social Campus committee, as Flor- entine will call it, is to bring us up in the way we should go. If it is to be by exam- ple then-. If your best friend's head has a decided list to the right, she's been reading Dr. Rogers' perpendicular writing. Dissipation brings shadows under one's eyes; cold weather, under one's chin. " tMANY TYPEo _ OTHER C; LEd, E ROOMS SEE ,N IN S- II COLLEGE D RMS } NEW COURSI'] AT , IIC IIGAN [ Decorative Schenlcs Often EDWIN MARKHAM SPEAKS I Edwin Markham. one of the Ho:.'seback riding is now an ac- greate:t of living poets and some- credited course on the curriculum Exemlflify Persolmli- American poets" addressed a capac- ity audience in the auditorium of Detroit City College. He recited his best known works, including the lamous "Man with the Hoe" and "Lincoln the Man of the People" which has been called by some crit- ics ene of the greatest lyoems ever wrl~l,en. It was occasioned by the dedication of the beautiful Lincoln Memorial at tile national capitol. A ..... ding to the account in the "Detroit Collegian." no man was ev- L:.me referred to as "the dean of of the Michigan Sta~e Normal Col- lege, For tlae'first time credit will be received Ior l:aving a good time. Stt]dcp.ts may receive four hotu',; credit or ccmbint~ the riding with gv,,o hcurs of tennis, arcllery, hor.~m glloe t)ttching cr sw:mmu~g. Al- bion Pleiad. INNOVATION INTRODUCED Coe College. Cedar Rapid:~. Iowa. introduces an innovation o:1 the er better received at the college.-- A:bicn Pleiad. PAJAMA PARADE ~:he freshmen had quite a time of it during the pajama parade at Alma. The Almanian ~ta~s that ] man caps from regist"ation until the the dances by the new fellows on'Homecoming game,--Albic)~ Pleiad. the town bandstand were everything but classical. (Note: One old lash- ] "Say Mike, I've been here an hour toned night shirt was found in the and this vanishing cream hasn't crowd--yes, reMly.-~Albion Pleiad. moved yet.--Exchange. O O 0 A Line o' Rime [ 0 DICTIONARY TROUBLES (Veritten by a Student of Libraxy Science. 300.~ When you axe feeling peaceful, And your life runs smooth and true, Do not study dictionaries Or you'll meet your Waterloo. Some books tell of math or history Georgraphy or gattling gun. But, this book crooners all the know- ledge And combines it all in one. Now. one dictionary seems sufficient For all the wants of human minds. Then, why did tl~ey increase the number To make a hundreci different kinds? It c~rtainly is most perplexing And robs my life of so much f:m. To have to study such a number Wl]en I really can not fathom ore,. And the one sad thing about it. The very worst it seems to me. Lies t!ad you ever ~hought thai0 the personalities of st~ldents may by analyzed t,,) some exttq,.t by the fur- ni~k~ngs of their rooms? pa~,dh,,.~ through the dormitort~:~ the variety of decorative schemes range from the room wlIh th2, quaintest of blue and white ping- :~:ml;us this year. The Freshmen ham draperies to those of bizarre women will appear in crimson andland modernistic oranges znd black';. gold berets, which they will wear There are reruns witlx curtain'; in until the Homecoming game, when dainty pastel tints, ruffled and frill- they will dispose of them m a way ed, iAttle Dresden figurine lamps t to be determined by the Student and beds with fluffy piles of lace)' Council. It has become a tradition ~ pillows add to its femininity. A con at Con lor the men to wear fresh- legiate teach mingled in mokes this the~room of the majority. The masculine type is severely tailored. Golf clubs and tennis rackets lean temptingly in corners. Fennants lie carelessly over the fm'- niture. Wolf hound hock-ends and dagger paper cutters rest on a plain desk. The physical education stu- dent pcssibly lives in this room. A variation of this type is the study, or library room. Plain brown or tan curtains and bed spreads are - relieved by a bright blue or rose lamp and maybe an Indian rug. There are mamT books, some on a hanging shelf. This latter room suits the serious, education student. Gay angles and triangles of bright reds. yctlows, and samber blacks --Bison predominate tn the rugs and lamp shades of another room. To soften Flambeau Flickers WAR TAX Judge-:=I fine .you a dollar and ten cents for beating your wife. Priscner--I don't object to the dollar, but what's the ten cents for? Judge--Tlmt's the federal tax on amusements. Four out of five have IT. and the fifth writes books on IT. --The Davidsonian. Inquisitive old lady--Where did those rocks come from? Tired Guide--The glaciers brought them down. Inquisitive--But where are ~he glaciers ? Guide---They have gone back alt- er more rocks, Exchange. "What are you doing now." "I am doing aerial work or a cir- cus." "Whazzat?" the modernistic air the curtains are usually of one calm color. A draw- ing board resting precariously on a radiator, and pencil, chalk, paint brushes and knives strewn around the room subtly suggests its occu- pant's major. The rooms on the campus do not conform to any one type. but are a combination of many. Some little characteristic makes each sugges: a type, The person's loves are found in her room, whether it be his photo- graph, or the china likeness of the favorite animal. In one room there is an owl perched on the back of a fiator Gosmp4 [ when they are in Tallahassee, Dear Tally: I them that you aT., ~, going toI "Too cold to be comfortable an~~'mchatte~n too broke to get out of town." tol~~~,. (n~anl~~- -wa~u.t intende~ ~t~ don'tl the story for most of us last week- I a dirty crack, so please end. Just a taste of what we axe] "Tally-he'" come back at us .~ destined for when football season is some re;:::xH: about our own dl~ ended Our only diversion at such hall.) | t'.mcs is jllst to sit around the near- * * * i et;t fire and cuss whatever Provt- S :, ':king of WRUF reminds dance it was that set one hundred tl" fact the Glee Club and sc~ and seventy miles of terra firms be- of ~he individual singers on the 01 tween us and Tallahassee. !=us have been brffadcasting ....... regularly of late. Beannie Moo~ The Freshmen did furnish r ,t- Claude Murphree (organist), $ ~le entertainment in their game with Por~er, Paul Marks. Bobble Anl Ole Miss. but it was such an easy victory, up until the last quarter, that we didn't get much excitement cut of it. Yn the last five minutes of play the invaders from Mississippi made three touchdowns, and but for Lhe tin'el whistle might l~ave tied the score. It ought to serve as a good le~on to Coach Cowen not to allow his regulars to leave the field before the game is finally won. "Monk" Dorsett continues to war- rant the pride of the "Fiddle De Thales." He and Dr. Tigert have done a lot m place them on the map down here. We wish to thank "Cracklings" for her timely remark 'about the state of our typewriter. We trust that the Freshman whom we delegated to clean it. some time ago, will read it and profit thereby. A hint to the wise is sufficient, but inasmuch as (pianist). John Wahl, Prof, EV the Florida Sextette, Earl Bt~ (pianist), and a number of o~ hove been performing. IAste~ sometime. The boys would be i tared to death over a "fan let and you may rest assured that request nurn~;r you might ask would be rendered. If you free adverti~ment Just some a wire to the station sometimel have your name read out. charge for the suggestion.) I-Pave you been introduced to Brown? If not. allow us to pre~ him. A gentleman by nature. T! Chi by preference, and Lieute~ of the R. O. T. C. by appointn~ he represents to tm the true' t of college man. Always Well d$ ed, consistently Courteous, and dewed wiith no small share of | looks he bids fair to make a su~ he is a rat. perhaps a paddle would in his chosen profesMon--the : accomplish the desired results. As Watch for his picture in the J~ to the basketball playing 'ability of section of the Seminole Dot Tucker. we didn't know that we * " * * had committed ourselves to the el- When you read this the Flgh feet that she really is a good one. Caters will probably have 'adva~ All we said was that the game was another stride toward the Senti her long suit down here. From the ] Conference title. one or two games in which we saw her participate, we always thought she had a lot to be thankful for, that the floors were made of soft pine. A hardwood floor would have ruined her. The A]achua County Fair has been going full blast for the past wcek. The tailors 'are doing a fine business mending trousers torn while climbing over the barbed wire fence surrounding the grounds, and a number of us are still mourning a Wl~en you have finished thi around to the Zeta Tau All House and ask for Sara Eml~ When she comes out see ff you dl agree with us, that she has 1~ ality plus, and that it was u~ tunate that' she was forced to r~ from the off ion of honor to wll she was elected last year, on a~c~ of ill health. The Y. W. C, A. an excellent vice-president, As ever, They are much like human mortals And frequently don't agree. There are definitions, illustrations, Suffixes and accent, too: Pronunciations, derivations, My, oh my: What shall I do? There is Becky Sharpe and Aristo- tle, Mrs. JarIey's mane and mine-- Leatl~erstocRlng Tales to search for. How many do you think I'll find? I have to look up Oerman princes Jtnson Weed, and the use o~ "tote," Then down the list of naughts and nothings rill in a daze my head does float. i'm sure I don't like dictionaries, They're heavy, dull and thick as "I bIow up the balloons." The Bull Dog. For the Last Time Facetiou~ Student (to elderly lady who is vigorously beating a rflg): "Don't beat that rug so. It may be ~ Lon Chancy." Elderly Lady: "That is impossible, I am Lon Chaney...--V. M. I. Sniper Las'~ Rites "Just exactly what does the clmp- lain of Congress do? Does he pray for the Senate and the House?" "No, he gets up. looks a~ them. and prays for the country.'--Ro- tunda. chair, while in another a real live canary sings cheerfully t~ its mis- certain seventy-five cents which we u'css, spent and received no return there- "[hose who love travel, have pic- for. (Ask the next "week-cad vis- tares and stickers ol places they tier" you see for particulars.~ have been or hope someday to visit. Regardless of such misfortunes. however, we are all grateful to the O management and several of the side Who's Who [ show owners who let us in free Tues- day night. A t F. S. C.W. we wonder when the remote con- O trol to WRUF is to be installed at Tallallassee. When it is, please put MISS MABEL NICHOLS a microphone in the dining room I "No. I would not like to live in there and broadcast the chatter :~ Europe the rest of my life." ~Vaid ...... Miss Mabel Nichols, instructor in Education at F. S. W. C. I would like to live there several years, but ~-" ~ ............ )refer the United States as a per- He was an engineering student, manent home." and left blueprints on her neck. Miss Nichols was born in Leitch- --Clemson Tiger field. Kentucky, and attended school in Louisville for the first few --GATOR (308 I IIEAR YOU CALLING "Oh honey," yelled the hulN "please throw down the key." A nineteen keys came clattering d0 on the sidewalk. Judge---Haven't I seen you bef my good man? ' Accuscd--I used to glve daughter singing lessons. Judgc--FLfty years at hard In| --The Tt lead. And remind me all too ~,i~iy Of the brain within my head. --Mabel J. Howard. Edith--Are you sure we have tak- en the best road? E~hel--Somebody has. Dreadful thing they left in its place, isn't it? Clipped & Copped 0 0 MODERN WOMAN AND LOVE (From The Atlanta ConstituMon) Woman is no longer eal~ble of great love, says Count Hermann Keyserllng, Bobbed l~ir. the .craze for the boyish figure, equal zights, and the worship of outdoor sports have killed her romantic instinct, he declares. Woman was formerly del- icate, spi~Itu~ and aHeetionate. She is today e.xmxse, hard-boiled- and unemotional. Ace~rd~g to the count~ vlew point, the modern woman can only enthuse over love-making when told it will develop her mu~scIL~ and give her a coat Of tan. It seems impas- sible, as many other men have no- ticed, to arouse a girPs interest In ~ courtship witltout putted up a. pew- ter cup. Milady l~s gone athletic. The man who would stir her emotlm~al depths today must make his approach through swimming, pole Vaulting, "hurdling or other vigorous sports. The young woman of 1928, as the rotogravure pictures prove, Is in midair mu~l~ Of the time. a~d the modern mma h~ no mere chance to keep close enough, for tom,race than a grashopper. Paris never would lmve won HeI- tm if tla~ lady ~hud felt the modern urge for supremacy ilt the 100-yard swim. Pelleas never wotfld have drawn an interested Ioolg from Mel. lisal~leif.she had beett out for the woman,s slngl~s tennis champion- allip ..... Juliet never would hg~e got t1~tt] way over Ro~neo ft. she had been bobbed-haired girl w~ ehlef am-i bition was to play eighteen holes of. golf in 72 and wins piton in the eight-oared shell Where WOUl~ Mark Anflmny have be~n ff CleOpatra had' been a PlWS- lcal CUlture addict with a ye~ to g~t her picture in the Egyptta~ Daily oraphic as the mal~er o! art eleven- foot pole vault~ ,~ The count' ~s notso very far wrong. If you try to get romgntle with th~ average girl today' she ha8 Yo,4 tal~i~g about nibRcR& mi~Irons, cinder tracl~, divit~g l~r~; indoor gool~ t~anis ratings and mo~.~at- Lug before you realize it. You begin "Darling, there is a mbJec~ about Which I have wanted Library Clock On Rampage; Gains Rapidly B~ides showing the tlme the li- br~ry clock seems to be attempting to s~ away the minutes until the Christmas holidays. It is racing ahead of schedule doing its best. A notice on the stairway, leading "ira and out the window." says that the clock Is ten minu~es ahead of clue bell~,. It has g~ne so far as t~ be even fifteen minutes fast. Be surc~ to' look at the bulletin to cheer its accuracy, or you may get to your classes half a period too ,soon, Why Isn't it fixed? Being a re- sponsive object the hammering in the new library makes it gain out- r~geoualy: daily. Perhaps its motive l~ selfish ~md it As getting excited ~ver having a big new home. to talk to you ever since that night in the garden"--and she leaps across the room, clearing the table, and shooting, "How's that for a standing bl'0ati Jump? Want to see me leap over four chairs in a row?" "Pease, dearest..." you begi~ again, and she counters With, "I gut a" drive of 200 yards day before yesterday." "D~rling . . . :I love you," you ex- pIVde, "I'll race you around the block for any amount you say," she gur- gles. "Wttl YOU 'be my wife?" you cry desperately. "Certainly not," she snaps, final. ly prying attention. "Why not?" you ask. "You wauld interfere with my track, field ~ aquatio sports.-- The Alchemist. Churches Join In Than ks g iv ing Services Here All 2qurches held a joint Thanks- giving service at the Presbyterian churcl~ Thursday morning at 10:30. grades. Later she went to Denver. Colorado: she graduated from high school in Munfordvtlle. Ky, Having completed certificate work which is similar to work toward an L. I.. in Bowling Preen. Ky., at the Western Kentucky State TeaChers' Oollege, Miss Nichols went to Logan Oollege at Rustleville Ky., the ol- lowing year. She received her B. S. in chemistry and biology from Georgetown College in 1921. While at Ocorgetown C611ege Miss Ntchois was student assistant in chemistry. Slm also did substitute teaching a., 'a pastime. Studied at Chicago 1~'om 1921-'22 she studied at the University of Chicago Medical School, The next year she taught in the Wainsboro Ky., City High school as supervisor of science and physical education. Xn 1923-'2 she taught in her home town, Mtmfordville, as supervising principal. Peabody was where Miss Nichols earned her masters in 1925. Several of her classmates are teachem in Florida; Seas Miles is state supervisor of pl~ysical educa- tion; Miss Nits Katherine Pyburn, instructor in education, R. N. Hen- son, and the late Romeo Seeley, for- mer princlpal of Leon High s~hool. Miss Nichols works toward her PlxD. In the summers. She has taught education in Middle Tennes- see State Teachers' College, at Mur- freesboro, Tenn.. supervising the ironing school there. At Brook- haven, Miss.. she was head of the department of Education in Whit- worth College, Since the beginning of the term 1927-'28 Miss Nichols has been at Florida State College as instructor in education. Travelled in Europ~ When asked about her travels, Miss Nichols recalled that her trip to Europe wa~ interesting because the adventure of going about using sign language almost exclusively made it exciting. "I beIieve Venice has the fewest, traffic rules." she said "What I remember most vividly was a trip up over the Alps; the bus I was in met a bus coming down the wrong way and there was scarcely room to pass. The bus coming down was too heavily loaded to back up, so we held our breath and passed it, a rear wheel hanging over the edge as we sffaetmed by." ~f I could take just one thing The~Rev. Smith, pastor of the Meth-lwith me to an isolated desert is- cdist cl~trrch, preached the sermon, t l,~,nd," she said in answerlng a ques- The choir rendered special music. [ tion, "that one l l~ng would be not The ~ributlon was given to the] a l~Dk, because it would grow dull; ~Ing s Daughters who will distribute I I wo.fld take a student along. You it, among the charities of the city. ] se~ I like teaching best." PHONE 878 Continui OUR CLEARANCE SALE / BROKEN LOTS OF GOOD SEASONABLE SHOES. NO CHEAP S H 0 E S IN THIS STORE. Le Dernier Cri , ! _, .... m o