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VOL. III.-No. 10.



vacation, but no definite details can UNIVERSITY EXTENSION.
be given as yet concerning the route
to be taken. As is their custom a
rand concert will be given in Anil The U. of M. Will Attempt to En-
Our Glee Club to be a Strong Arbor and neighboring cities at t_ a
Organization This Year. times to be announced later.
The officers of the club for the 'he following members of the
The Glee Club to be ReorganIzed ensuing year are as follows: faculty will deliver lectures, on the
and Strengthened. - One of the President, Hadley V. Richardson; subjects announced below, this win-
Best Organizations Connected secretary and treasurer, R. 1. Flint- ter, in the University Extension
With the U. of M.-Extensive Ar- erman. Executive committee, Rich-
rangements for a Tour This Year ardson, Flintermann, Webster, movement:
Reese, Thompson. Music commit- Prof. Adams, "Political Icon-
teeRcdo, Wetister, IPratt, only.'"
trobably one of the best organiza- Richardson,
George. Thompson. Prof. Demmon, ''English Litera-
tiois connected with our great The complete personnel of the ture.''
institution of learning is our Glee club will be announced in these
Club. To it we owe much for what columns as soon as the result of the Prof. Thomas, "Goethe."
it has done tosard the material examination is known. From pre- Prof. Scott, "The Interpretation
advancement of the U. of M., both sent indications we can promise our of Art." when
ahmeadbra.readers a rare treat when the Glee Prof. Carhart, ''Electricity.'' Ann Arl
at home and abroad. Club gives its concert in Ann Arbor, Prof. Steere "Classification in
Whereever it has gone on the the date of which will be announcedt .
annual tours, it has been a practical later. te Animal Kingdom.

means of advertising the great insti-
tution of which it is an outgrowth.
The good that has been done in
bringing the U. of M. to the atten-
tion of all sections of the country is
inestimable. A number of cultured
and educated young men such as
make up the personnel of the Glee
Club would do more towards setting
forth the advantages of the U. of
M. than all other means of adver-
tising combined. Nor is this all.
To the alumnus, who chances to
hear the college songs of his alma
mater rendered by the Glee Club
during its tour, thoughts of former
days crowd upon his memory, thus
helping to keep alive that fraternal
spirit which should exist between
the college student of today and the
alumnus. Then again, how our
Glee Club tends to enliven our col-
lege society, by their enlivening
It is the aim of the management
to secure the best voices in college
irrespective of class or affiliations.
To this end an examination will 'e
held in room 24, tonight, at 7 p. !n.
Every one possessing a good voi e
should apply for admission to the
club and take the required examina-
There is but one way to obtain
the best men, and that is by urging
all who can sing to attend this ex-
amination. There is an especial
need of first tenors. It is desirable
that practice should begin at once in
order that the club may be ready [to
appear in public at the earliest pos-
sible moment. Of course it is
understood that only the vacancies,
created by the men who graduated
last year. are to be filled.
If these vacancies can he filled
immediately the club will soon be
in practice for the year.
The club will make its annual
tour, probably during the spring

Important Transactions of th eAth-
etic Board, Last Evening.
The Athletic board held its regu-
lar monthly meeting in room 9, last
evening. General routine business
was transacted. Treasurer Sharp-
less reported $550.63 in the ex-
checker. Profs. McLaughlin and
Rolfe, of the advisory board, werej
present, and suggested that the $400
given to the board by the Lecture
Association, be used in permanent
improvements of the ground, and
and that the association pay for all
temporary improvements out of the
regular receipts. Considerable dis-
cussion as to what events should be
included in field day, followed, as
this would have much to do in de-
ciding what class should win the
cup presented by the Lecture Asso-
It was decided that all matters re-
lating to tennis, including the tourn-
ament, to be arranged soon, should
be attended to by the tennis com-
'Mr. Griffin was advanced $430 to
defray expenses for the football trip
to Minneapolis.
It was the unanimous vote of the
board, that the association do all in
tlheir power to dliscourage all foot-
ball or cane rushes, between the
different classes, and that all en-
couragement be given to make field
day an important event instead of
the brutal event of a cane or foot-
ball rush.
The Lehigh game was discussed,
and Manager Griffin instructed to
have the game played in Toledo.
About 260 have joined the Ath-
letic Association, and it is expected
to double the number within a few

Other members of the faculty will
also deliver University Entension
lectures on subjects not yet an-
nounced. The University of Mich-
igan joined an association composed
of the most prominent universities
in the northwest, for the purpose of
carrying out the University Exten-
sion movement in the west.
The Board of Regents have con-
sented to excuse professors from
college work in order to give them
an opportunity to visit cities at a
distance from Ann Arbor. As a
rule, however, the lectures in cities
nearer to the University will be de-
livered on days and at times which
will not materially conflict with the
professors' college duties. Each
professor giving a series of lectures
has prepared a syllabus of the lec-
tures, which contains an outline of
the work and a bibliography of the
subjects, more or less completed.
A quiz on the lectures delivered is
held at stated times and after the
completion of the course a certificate
given, if so desired.'
The list of subjects embraces
nearly every line of thought, of in-
terest to the thinking man of today
and this movement will, no doubt,
be very popular during the coming
Yesterday morning the senior
homeopaths elected the following
class officers: President, G. F.
Clark, jr.; vice-president, Fannie E.
Nieberg; secretary, Nora M. Dakin;
treasurer, F. L. Hoffman; historian,
C. R. Hervey; poet, F. C. Laur;
prophet, H. M. Northam; orator,
O. L. Ramsdell.


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