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The appointment of Hon. George 4.
Farr as Regent has brought forth the
suggestion from several papers in the
Western part of the state that he
should be a candidate to succeed Gov-
ernor tich. Sost of the Republican
lipers in hiS district Seem to think
that Mr. Farr's nomination merely
rests upon his wishes in the matter.
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T'he Inlander for January takes up
the question of professionalism ins
western athletics inn a very able series
of articles by men who are closely and
actively connected with our athletics
interests. All of the six articles, each
written without knowledge of any-
other, are agreed on the definition of
the terms, "amateur" and "profession-
al." They unanimously agree that a
professional is one who receives or
ever has received pay for his athletic
powers or services as a coach; ann
amateur, one who follows sport for the
The tones of the articles are unions-
takable, they declare for reform in our
athiletics where reform is needed, and
voice the feeling of the student body
in this regard. They do not admit the
correctness of all of Caspar Whitney's
chargec, but they agree with him that
things are not as they should be. t r.
Whitney gains our censure when he
dharges all the "rottenness' to the
West. The East has passed through
just such a crisis as now confronts the;
West, and now things have settled+
down ito a state which some eastern
writers seem to regard as almost per-
feet. The suggestion of ann initerCl- TESTIMONIAL TO BAIRD. CALENDAR.
legiate convention is: a good one and Athletic Association Sends Him a W . n
one which should be pushed to a 1con- Shaving Sat. Ted., Jan. 22.-Regents meet.
Thur., Jan. 23--'9 Social at Gran-
clusion. The Inlander has made a'A
[Chicago Sunday Tribune.] ge's Acadeiy.
good move in printing this interesiting Charles Baird, who was manager' Fri., Jan. 24-Rev. T. DeWitt Tal-
symposium just at this time and it is of tine Coiveesiy of Michnign footba maige in S. L. A. course.
to be hoped that the ideas set forth will team list sason and is now practic Jan. 28, Church . of Christ--Fancy
.l.s.s. Hoop Drill. Readings by 'Mrs. True-
serve to crystalize public opinion in ing law in Chicago, received a testi- blood. Cornet salon by Mr. Beebe, of
the student body. There is but one monial yesterday from the Athletic New York.
stand that public opinion at the tni-1 Association of the students in Ann Wed., Jan. 29, Granger's Academy.
veisity of Michigan can afford to take Arbor. The present was in the srape -'97 social.
and that is for absolute amateurism .Fri., Feb. 14-tFirst Semester closes.
of a silver-mounted shaving set, and Fri., Feb. 14, 8 p. m., University
FRESHMAN TRACK TEAM. was given Mr. Baird in recognition of Hall.-Hon. Henry Watterson in S. L.
his services in taking charge of the A. course.
About Thirty Men in Training for football team through one of its most Fri., Feb. 14, Waterman Gymnas-
Events succesfl seasons. Last year the um-Twentieth Aninual Ball of the-
The '99 trlick icamn has been pinttionimembers of the teanm govtte. Boiru 'n., Feb. 17-Second Seester be-
in good, work at the gymnasium the a pair of gol( cuff buttons made li gins.
past week, about thirty men are in the shape of half footballs, on which Sat., Feb. 29-Boston Temple Quar-
tIsaining for the various events and Nsere engraved the score of the win- tette in S. L. A. course.
several of them are showing up well. nilngi game played again't Cornell. NOTICE TO '96 L.
Matnager C. C. Adams is very nmuch
pleased over the prospects and dhinks
the class will certainly win the meet
to be held with the '98 class in a few
weeks. The freshinen are exception-
nilly strong in material for the sprints
and vaulting, while there is plenty of
good material from which to select the
candidates' for the other events. A
training table has been established at
'itzpatrick's, 45 William st., and sev-
eral of the men have already been
admitted. It is expected that this
week will see at least thirty more
men added to the list of contestants.
Will Get Proceeds From Friday
The advisory board met Saturday
afternoon with the gymnasi com-
iitee of the Womien's League, toois
cuso further t'he plans for the women's
gymnasium. The Students' Lecture
Association offered as their contribu-
tion toward the sum required, the ex-
nra proceeds from any number of their
lecture course, and it was decided to
give all money made by the sale of
single tickets from the lecture of Rev.
T. DeWitt Tanlage Fridny night.
Iowa University Wins From Chi-
The first intercollegiate debate for
western universities was held at Iowa
City, Ia., Friday night between Chi-
cago University and Iowa State Uni-
versity. The question was "Resolved,
That the further territorial extension
of the United States is undesirable."
Iowa hadi the affirmative and was
represented by John B. Shorett, Ed-
win G. Moon, Harry W. Hanson. Chi-
engo's contestants were James P.
White, Edward SI. Baker, and Harry
T. Woodruff. The judges gave Iowa
the decision by a unanimous vote.
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Souvenirs will be given the individual
members of the last season's team.
The follewing officers of the Jeffer-
sonian society were elected at its last
meeting: President, Chas. W. Ewing;
secretary, E. S. Coombs, correspon-
ing secretary, Ralph Haley; treasurer,
Cady I. Stianahan; critic, Edmund
Block; marshal, George A. Chapman.
Chicago and Iowa Universities play-
ed the first game of basket ball at
Iowa 'ity, Ia., Saturday night, the
former winning by the score of 15 to
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The constitution of '96 L provides
that the contest for choosing class
orator shall occur not later than the
last week in March. Poems of thlos.
conmpeting for class poet must be
handed to the class president not later
than March 1, '9. Poems are limited
in length to seventy-five lines. Fur-
ther rules will be published later.
FRED L. INGRAHAAM.
President '9(i L..
The genstleman who picked up the
wrong hat from one of the front
ben-hmes in Unive'sity hall, left side
looking toward the stage, can return it.
and secure his own mit 82 Hill striet.
Some of the sororities have started
"mite" boxes, the contents of whelich
will go to the Woman's Gymnasium
'Your Money's Worth.
ENTERTA.INMENTS FOR $1258
Students' Lecture Association.
Tickets for the rest of the course have been reduced to'
Rev T. DeWitt Talmage, Jan 24.
Hon. Henry Matterson .......................... Feb. 14
Boston Temple Quartet ...... .. ...................Feb. 29
Oratorical Contest ..................§.......... March 20
Max O'Rell .....................................April 3
Hon. Theodore Roosevelt....... .............-April 24
Archbishop Ireland ........................ ..May I
Think of it, $3.25 for $1.25. Don't fail to hear Rev.
T. DeWitt Talnage Friday night. Jan. 24, subject, "My
Journey Around the World."
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