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VOL. III.-No. 76.
UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN, TUESDAY, JANUARY 24, 189x.
PRICE, THREE CENTS.
PROFESSOR BELSER RESIGNS. main building. At Antietam, a regi-
He Goes to Colorado State Univer- ment, composed mostly of U. of M.
sity on Account of1 ll Health, boys, captured a very important
Will Have the Chair of Latin. battery, simply as the commanding
It has been known to the students officer said, "because tiey didnt
for some time past that Prof. Bel- know any better.'
The University lacked many
ser's health is failing. He has had
things in those days and the stu-
under consideration a change of cli-
ale, in order to recuperate. To dents were much different from those
help matters out he has been favored of today. There were no co-eds
and the boys did not wear bangs or
with an excellent offer from the . .
friz their hair.
State University of Colorado, giving
him the chair of Latin. le leaves
.Ninety-sia Glee Club Examination.
for Colorado the last of this week. -C
Whether the change will be perman- The applicants for the Freshman
ent or not will depend on his health. Glee Club were examined last Satur-
ils official position in this Univer- day afternoon by Messrs. Thompson
sity has been assistant professor of and Bodman. About sixteen pre-
Oriental Languages. Yet, when he sented themselves and the results
first came here his work was in Ger- will be announced the latter part of
man. During the last year he has this week, after the first meeting of
had, besides the work in his regular the temporary club.
department, a class in Greek, which Mr. Ben K. Joel has been elected
will be under the direction of Prof. leader of the Mandolin Club. The
Mensel for the remainder of the executive committee of the class has
semester. appropriated $20 for the purchase
Prof. Belser is one of the best of music for the Glee and Mandolin
known of the members of the faculty, clubs, and as soon as the music sent
among the students, owing in part for arrives, active work will coin-
to the active interest he has taken in mence.
llible study, and great regret will be A meeting of the Mandolin Club
expressed when his resignation be- will be held Saturday afternoon in
comes known. room 24, at 3 p. ni. All who took
the examination are requested to
War Reminiscences of the U. of M come for practice.
Judge N. IV. Cheever's address Ancient Hebrew PolIce Regulations.
before the Inland League last even-
ing was of special interest to the Prof. Thompson last evening
students and his subject was well spoke on "The Police Regulations
handled. His stories of the war of the Hebrews." The lecture was
days at the U. of M. held the atten- interesting, showing the careful pro-
tion of his audience thoroughly. tective provisions of the Hebrews,
In '59, Parker Tillsbury, an aboli- many of which correspond quite
tionist from the south, came to Ana closely to those of England and our
Arbor, but his meeting was broken own country. The Hebrews had
up and the building destroyeo. superintendents of weights and
When in '61, Wendell Phillips was measures, and of the markets. In
announced to speak on the slavery place of the modern policemen they
question in Zion's church, the toughs had what they called watchmen.
of the city threatened the same pro- There were guardians of the ancient
cedure. Then the students took a landmarks and overseers of the
hand in the matter and the toughs poor, who were treated liberally.
had nothing to say. It was then The Mosaic Law was strict in its
and there that the U. of M. boys general regulations, being careful to
settled the question of free speech protect the people from all dangers
for ever in Ann Arbor. to life and limb. Health measures
News of the fall of Sumter came were also enforced.
on Sunday morning and in a few- '"' -
days companies were drilling on all Dr. I. N. Eldridge, who has much
parts of the campus. Joseph Vance, to do with the founding of the
the law librarian, was made drill- Homeopathic Medical School, died
master and given a drill hall in the last week at Flint.
HOMAGE TO TEPSICHORE.
The Sophomore Hop Friday Even-
ing is to be a Brilliant Society
Tihe sophomore hop under the
guidance of the nine Palladium fra-
ternities will take place Friday even -
ing of this week. Those who have
the affair in charge say it will outdo
any former hop, and will follow
ulni h i th d_
close upon the junior nop in teue-
gree of its swellness.
Eugene I. Garnett is general
chairman, and his committees are
the following: Reception, Horace
Tupper, jr.,,Robert Weideman, J.
M. Swift; arrangements, Charles
Parker, J. O. Murfin, W. A. Spitz-
ley; invitation, W. H. Perkins, C.
H. Morse, jr., Rex Case.
Invitations have been issued for
forty-five couples. The ball will
occurr at Granger's hall, an admir-
able place for such an affair. It is
tastefully decorated, and the ele-
gantly furnished alcoves and parlors
add greatly to the attractiveness of
the hall. The :chaperons are an-
nounced as Mrs. James B. Angell,
Mrs. Geo. Dack, Mrs. P. R. B. de
Pont, Mrs. M. L. H. Walker, and
Mrs. Paul C. Freer.
Republican Club Prospects.
The Republican Club will attend
the Michigan Club banquet in De-
troit, Feb. 22, by special train.
Pres. Parsons expects to go to De-
troit this week to complete arrange-
The club will begin a series of
public entertainments on Thursday
evening. The following addresses
will be made:
A. W. Jefferis, "The Future of
Republicanism"; W. J. Galbraith,
"The Signs of the Times"; A. J.
Falknor, "The Two Congresses";
C. K. Friedman, "The Political
Sky"; Oscar Larson, "Tne Party
Leaders and Principles"; C. W.
Ricketts, "Elections in the South."
After the speaking, amendments
to the constitution will be proposed
and arrangements made for the De-
troit banquet. All are invited to
Ninety-six holds a meeting Satur-
day, to elect class day officers and
to select a successor to Mr. Eakins,
one of the vice-presidents, who has
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