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THE U. OF M. DAILY

Published Daily (Sunday excepted) during
the College year, at
THE UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN.
,orFiE: Times building N. Main st., opposite
post office.
EDITORS
C. D. CARY, Gr. L. J. F. THOMAS, '97.
S. E. KNAPPEN, '98. G. R. Sims, '99.
W. W. HUGosES, '98, E. L. GEIsMER, '98 L,
MANAGING EDITOR
G. B. HAnuRsSt,'96 L.
JIUSINESS MANAGER
L. C. WALKEa, '96.
ASSOCIATE EDITORS
L. A. Pratt, '6 G. M. Heath, '96 P.
C. A. Houghton,'96D. G. E. Sherman,'99.
R. C. Buck, '99 M. H. B. Gammon, '98 M.
F. A. Miner '96 H. R. R. Reilly, '99.
R, C. Faulds, '99 M. J. L. Walsh, '98 M.
Susannah Richardson, '98
The subscription price of the Daily has
been reduced to $150 in advance for the rest
of the year. Leave subscriptions at the
Daily ofice or with P. C. Meyer, U. of N
News Stand.
The Ann Arbor edition of "Head-
light," published by Mr. F. C. Dayton,
is in no sense a publication similar to
the "official souvenir" mentioned in
Wednesday's paper and there is noth-
ing in common between them. Noth-
ing in the article referring to the
"souvenir" was intended to refer to
Mr. Dayton's publication.

NEWS FROM THE COLLEGES
The Michiga Agricultural College is
issuing a weekly bulletin, styled the
M. A. C. Record. It is edited by the
faculty and gives the college an op-
portunity to keep in touch with the
farmers of the staite.
A press despaltcn from Ithaca, N. Y.,
in yesterday's papers quotes President
Selurman, of Cornell, as follows: "I
regret to announce that A. Abraham,
of Brooklyn, has been defeated in his
efforts to enrich Cornell University.
Mr. Abraham authorized me to pur-
chase the late Ernest Ikenan's great
Oriental library as a gift to Cornell.
My offer was on the point of accept-
ance when Mine. Calmanne-Levy,
widow of Renan's publisher, tele-
graphed that she will present 'it to
Bibliothique Nationale, in Paris."
The debate committee of Lake For-
est University has decided not to
agree to Chicago's desire for a with-
drawal of its acceptance of the form-
er's challenge and the question to b-
debated upon will soon be forwarded
to the latter institution. As last year's
debate was held in Chicago, the forth-
coning one will take place ii Lake
Forest, the time set being the first
week in May. The victorious debat-

it now, ,there may soon -be trouble in isfy every 'taste and call out every
connection with Nicaraguan matters, capacity. The extent to which this
then in Alaskan affairs, and next in is done depends to a great degree on
Maine. the intensity of the common spirit
It is too early for a sweeping con- which animates the body and draws
demnation of college presidents' and the men together in an honorable
professors. The American division of and enjoyable community of senti-
them is beginning to be heard. ment. I know of no large university
* * * * in the world in which this community
Prof. Sumner, of Yale, who has been of sentiment is as strong as it IS here
connected with that institution almost at Yale. In this connection I look
as long a time as any other member upon college athletics as of high edu-
of its faculty, writes a letter to the cational value. They produce disci-
Yale News in which he takes a very pline and discipline is one of the great-
hopeful view of Yale life. He says: est needs of American youth. We
A community devoted to learning have plenty of liberty,,we need more

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should develop interest in learning and
zetal for its pursuit; also it should pay
the highest respect to learning. Let
critics say what they will, I am sure
from my own observation that there
is a better spirit here now in all of
these matters than there was thirty
years ago, but, if you ask me what
to do to "strengthen Yale life," I
answer first of all, cultivate and en-
courage zeal and respect for learning
still more.
Atthough I tiitus insist upon the
value of what the University author-
ities impose, I am under a profound
and growing conviction of the is-
portance to the students' of the Wdu-
eation (taking the word in its highest
and best sense), which they exert on
each other. 'flis education comes
from the life of the university world.
It is one of the advantages of a great
university, especially if it is not lost
in a big city, that it has a domai,'
and an atmosphere of its own. The
student feels it around hiin all the
time. It touches him at all points.
The subordinate institutions are so.
numerous, various and well devel-
oped that there is sometiting to sat-

of its corrective. Athletics properly
belong to the student life, to the co-
operative action of the undergrad-
uates, to the sphere of their own in-
itiative and to the domain of their
own control. The history of athletics .-''
for ten years past has seemed to ine
(a diistant observer and incompetent
judlge) to prove titat the more others
than undergraduates have meddled
with that matter, the more it has been
mudd'led and spoiled.
Officers of Sophomore Class.
Ninety-eight has elected the follow-
ing committee to manage its affairs
for the present year: I. M. Hardy,
chairman executive committee; Messrs.
Warriner, Stevens and Miss Mack, so-
cial commtittee; C. R. Preston, baseball
manager; It. T. Heald, track manager.
'95 Class Meeting,
A class meeting of '95 will be held
tomorrow morning at 10 o'clock in
Room 9, main building. The object of
the meeting is to make provisions for
holding a class reunion and banquet
in the near future.
UNTIL COMMENCEMENT - The
Daily for $1.50.

The Inlander's prize story is deserv- ers of Faye Forest last year came en-
ing of more thtin passing mention. .
tirely from the collegiate school, but
Mr. Smith's "Phil's Doctor" displays this year it has so been arranged tiat
consiiderable literary talent and as- .
at least one of the three speakers is to
suredly merits the prize given throigh
came from the law department.
the generosity of Macmillan & Co. It . e
is rich in that peculiar quality which Te young woie' of Nortivetern
belongs to the short story, and theh.e
htave decimied to enter the~ field of in-
local interest which it posseses does tereshiegiate debate amd as a prelim-
not dominate its literary excellemmce. inary means of accomplishing this aim
Itere is a suggestion from the Unt- they have organized a debating club.
.After a few meetings they intend to
versity of Chicago Maroon, which is
ask far repsresemitmtialn ii intcrroitcg-
respectfully submitted to the women
iate debates. Their president is said
The most novel and probably the to he one of the best debaters ii. the
most brilliant event ever given at the university and the other twelve memo-
University was the l.eap Year Party bers of the club stand well up in t'heir
at the Kenwood Institute Friday even- classes. Questions of a household na-
ing. The first part of the evening was tore are prohibited in the discussiions
given over to a program of ten ul~anoes; of the club, but an early effort will be
a cotillion followed, led by Mr. Aivar
Bournique. The favors were bows of nm1de to effect ai settlement of the
ribbon in the colors of the University Venezuelan boundary dispute, and due
and the different fraternities and attention will be given to other press-
clubs. Carriages were sent for the ing public matters.
men, and the matter of flowers and
programs was most carefully arranged
by the young women. Among the college professors who
If the young ladies of this tniver- hmve undertaken to discuss the Mon-
sity are so anxious to raise money for ro; doctrine, it is agreeable to find a
the women's gymnasium why do they college professor talking like a patriot
not follow the example of their Chi- and a man of sense, says the New'
cago sisters and give a dance in the Ydrk Sun. Prof. Arthur T. Iladley, of
gymnasium. It would ccertainly be an Yale, lectured on this subject before
enjoyable affair, and as every woman one of his classes recently, and he is
interested in the gymnasium would thus reported in the Yale News:
take a ticket the financial success is It would be a great mistake to let
assured. The young men- would not the unimportance of Venezuela cause
dare refuse. an- invitation to such an us to depart from any such traditional
event, even if they wished to, Which policy. It is true that, in itself, Vene-.
is not at all likely, zuela is not worth fighting abot, but
it is imperative that this principle in
UNTIL COMMENCEMENT - The our foreign policy .should be main-
Daily for $1.50. taned; for, if we do not insist ,upon

'Your oney's Worth.
The editors of the Daily desire to call special attention
to the fact that the paper will be issued up to commence-
ment this year. Subscribers who leave immediately after
the examinations of the second semester can have the
Daily mailed to them without extra cost, This arrange-
ment enables them -to keep fully informed on University
affairs during commencement week.
The Daily is not a class publication; it is devoted to
the whole University apd gives the news of every depart-
ment. It is the only medium devoted to University affairs
covering everything of news interest relating to this insti-
tution and happenings in the college world.
The Daily will be delivered at your door or mailed to your
home 'address for the ren-ainder of the year (until June 25,
1896) for $.50. Leave your subscription at the Daily office,
at Meyer's News Stand, 46 E. William, o~r with any member
of the Editorial Board.

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