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VOL. IV. -NO. 84.
UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN, TUESDAY, JANUARY 23, 1894.
PRICE, THREE CENTS.
PRELIMINARY CONTEST. able that this year on account of the "LINCOLN AS A LAWYER"
Competitors Must Present Nms general interest manifested in the Will be the Subject of a Lecture by
With Subiect of Oration by contests, the public will be admitted Judge Samuel C. Parks, Hisss
February First. to the contest. --
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The class contests will take place Freshman Social.
between Feb. so and 27, and the It has been announced for several
names of the contestants, their de- weeks that the first social of the
partments and class with the freshman class would occur toior-
subjects of their orations must be row evening at Granger's hall.
sent to Miss Gertrude Buck, in N. But the report has circulated that it
Division St., on or before Feb. ist, would be merely a lance, and that
and three type-written copies of consequently many of those who do
It is rare that university studentsI
have an opportunity of hearing
from an original source facts con-
cernings the immortal Lincoln. The
(101Vcle ltstrngea-; t -ive away
t iia y one Who wait call for them.
We wait to see your fitce and Dive
on a chance toseeourstoet
each oration must be sent to the
same address on or before Feb. o.
The judges for the respectivej
classes are as follows: '94 lit, con-
test to be held Feb. 2 tst in the last
'ecture room, on thought and com-
position, Ass't-Prof. F. Al. Taylor,
Prof. F. N. Scott, and Mr. E. F.
Mills; on delivery, Mr. Junius E.
Beal, Rev. H. A. Willetts, and Prof.
B. M. Thompson. '9; lit, contest
,o be held Feb. 26th, Room 24: on
thought and composition, Prof. A.
H-. Lloyd, Prof. John C. Rolfe, and
Prof. B. A. Hinsdale; on delivery,
lirof. Ames, Dr. Herdian and Mr.
T. A. Bogle. '96 contests and
judges to be announced later. '9-
law, contest to be held Feb. 24th,
thought and composition, Prof. J.
not dance have decided not to go.
this is a great mistake. It is not
intended for a dance, but merely an
informal social for all to get ac-
qitainted with one another. Grang-
er's hall was chosen becaise New-
berry could not be obtained on the
Front 7:30 till 9:3 o'clock there
will be a generally sociable time
when everybody is supposed to get
acquainted with everybody else.
Our glee club will give us several
selections, and this will be the only
program. Light refreshments will
be served. At 9:3oo'clock those who
dance will resort to the hall, while
the rest play use the remainder of
the house. There are at least one-
half of the class who do not dance,
Oratorical association has secured 0 9 i 9 d
Judge Samuel C. Parks, of Win- Gene-atitiusie neaiers,
field, Kansas, who was an intimate 51 Soith Mamn.St.
friend and associate of Lincoln for
more than ttwenty years. Law stu-
dents will be glad to know that
Judge Parks has chosen for his sub-
ject, "Lincoln as a Lawyer." Judge
]arks was located and practicing his
profession in a neighboring county
to Lincoln and often practiced to-
gether in the courts of Sangamon
and Logan counties, Illinois. They When youwanttheLatestmetropolitanStyles
of. $ $3, $4 o -$5 hoes at 50c to 1 a pair less
were often pitted against each other tl.an Alin Arbor prices send for Catalogue to
but more often associated in the
same cause. During the long as-
sociation together, they were always a a
101, 183-185 woonw m) Av :.,
the warmest friends, and Lincoln IEt-ITor, - - MICHIGAN.
remembered his friend iarks by ap-
pointing him Associate Justice of 6-J UST--
the Supraute Court of Idaho, and Reoeived,400 lbs. of Fine Chocolat
Judge Parks has since occupied a we wiil have one of the lare1" tc cadiy sales
similar position in New Mexico and citv i r jun. rrirces
Wyoming. The lecture is open to iltia ldeiver dtoanycpartofthei cit y.
all and it is certain that the law R. E. Jolly & Co., 26 S. State St.
lecture room will be filled when,
C. Knowlton, Prof. E. I1. Walter, I and these are promised a better time
and ion. A. . -.Sawyer; on delivery, iithan the lancers, for committees
aIrof. B. M. Thompson, Hton. Chas. Have been at work preparing ways
R. Whitman, and Prof. E. F. John- of making the evening enjoyable to
son. '94 law, contest to be held non-dancers by games, charades,
Feb. 27, on thought and composi- etc.
tion, Prof. B. M. Thompson, Hon. Freshmen have been complaining
Chas. R. Whitman, and Prof. E. F. that they know so few of their class-
Johnson; on delivery, Prof. J. C. mates, so do not miss your chance
Knowlton, Prof. E. L. Walter, and '97, even if you do miss your reci-
I-lon. A. J. Sawyer. tations the next day, for remember
'Thse inter-class aual contest trillthat a freshman social will only oc-
be held March 16, at University cur once or twice in your life-time,
hail. Judges on thought and cotii(at least we hope so). Come alone
position are not yet decided upon., rather than stay away, and help to
potithotsareitoyetidecordespond- uphold the honor of the freshman
but te association is in corresnand- class. '97.
ence- with several gentlemet aidri
their names will be announced later. i Election of Officers.
It is probable that Prof. Robert The following officers of the Uni-
Falton, professor of elocution and versity of Michigan Democratic
oratory at Ohio Wesleyan, and joint club, have been elected: President,
author with Prof. Trueblood of A. E. McCabe; lst vice-president,
"Choice Readings" and "Practical W. K. Moore; ad vice-president, G.
]locution." will act as one of the A. Everett; treasurer, F. B. Hamill:
Judge Parks delivers his lecture
Friday afternoon at o'clock.
Rev. Lee S. McCallister, of De-
troit, gave a very interesting illus-
trated lecture before Unity club
last night, on the subject "Travels
through Denmark, Sweden and Rus-
Mr. McCallister is a very enter-
taining speaker and the views were
especially fine and well chosen.
The great contrast between the first
two and the last named country was
Artistic Photographer, 6 E. HURON ST.
' 48 S. STATE St.
effectively brought out and Mr. Mc- Sweaters,
Callister emphasized the necessity of
general sanction and freedom of i--AND-
thought and speech, to bring Rus-
sia with its millions of inhabitants,
up to the standard of the progress-SPORTING ,"GOODS
ire and enlightened countries of
Denmark and Sweden, and express- Of Every Descriptin at
ed the belief that the present CzarE s
would aid this advancement, only
when forced to do so by the pres-
sure of public sentiment from the
onward march, of civilization which
is going on about him. The next UNIVERSITY BOOKSTORE
meeting of Unity club will be next
Monday night, and will take the
form of a musical recital. STATE STREET, ANN ARBOR.
judges on delivery. An unusually
large number of contestants have
handed in their names this year, es-
pecially in the sophomore class.
Heretofore the class contests have
been open only to members of the
respective classes but it is quite prob-
corresponding secretary C. A. Mc-
Knight; recording secretary, B. S.
Gailey; sergeant-at-arms, P. Mc-
Govern; executive committee, Leon-
ard Fisk; W. V. Moffett; C. P.
Locke; L. B. Lindsay, H. D. Ales-