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VoL. IX, No. 67. ANN ARBOR, MICH., WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 14, 1898. THREE CENTS.
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Committees Which Will Manage
The committees for the Junior
Hop have been named, and are com-
mencing preparations for the great
social function of the year. The
date of the dance has been set for
Feb. 10. Tickets will be placed at
$6.00. The following are the com-
tuittees in charge:
Fred Greeen, Delta Kappa Epsilon,
o Houghton, general chairman;
Vernon Bush, Chi Psi, of Battle
Creek, secretary; J. W. Wood, Theta
Delta Chi, of Niles, treasurer. Ar-
rangements committee, Win. Callan,
Psi Upsilon, Detroit, chairman; Royy
C. Woodworth, Alpha DeltaPhi, Kan-
sas City, F. C. Kitsey, independent,
Grand Rapids, R. S. Sherman, Sig-
ma Alpha Epsilon, California. In-
vitation committee, Walter S. Pen-
field, Zeta Psi, of Auburn, Ind.,
chairman, Fred Loud, independent,
Au Sable, Walter E. Foster, Phi
Delta Theta, Lansing. Receptio
committee, Stephen Cobb, Delta Up.
silon, Kalamazoo, chairman, Victor
C. Vaughan, Jr., Beta Theta Pi, Ann
Arbor, Geo. Baldwin, Phi Kappa
Psi, St. Johns. Decorations com-
mittee, Ralph L. Roys, Sigma Phi,
chairman, B' 0. Greening, Sigma
Chi, St. Soseph, Mark B. Beattie,
Delta Tau Delta, Ann Arbor.
An Ostrich Added to the Museum.
A baby ostrich, 35 days old, has
been added to the bird collection at
the Museum. Before it died the
new-coer belonged on Belle Isle,
Detroit, where it was hatched in an
Taxidermist Norman Wood stuffed
it very rapidly, for it came Monday
noon in a very bad condition, and
Tuesday morning it was completely
mounted ready to be placed on ex-
"We are greatly obliged to the
Detroit Park Superintendent,' said
Curator Sargent, "and wish other
persons who get such curiosities
would send them to us. In the
Museum they can be preserved for
the public and add greatly to the
Banquet to Football Team Post-
The committee announces that the
banquet in honor of the football
team will be postponed until after
the holidays. It has been found that
for several reasons many who would
attend later on could not do so f the
banquet were given on Saturday,
and so the committee has decided to
postpone it. If will probably be
held on the first or second Saturday
after vacation, or at least as soon
after as possible.
Gov. Pingree Will Not Preside.
Gov. H. S. Pingree has announced
that he will be unable to preside at
the final for the Northwestern debate
owing to the session of the legisla-
ture which will then be in progress.
It is probable that some one will
soon be secured as presiding officer
for the occasion.
Freshmen Must Brace Up, Hazing Abolished at Princeton.
The freshmen who have bolted A large mass meeting was held at
from their gymnasium work have Princeton, it Alexander tall, re-
this week had the pleasure of seeing cently, at which it was unanimously
their names posted. Lists have been voted to abolish hazing in all its
tacked up near the entrance to the forms. The meeting was rtot held
gymnasium floor. These contain the at the direction of the faculty, but
names of all those who have been was entirely voluntary. Resolutions
absent this year, the number of times were adopted which declared hazing
which each one has offended, and an to be a great evil which had been
invitation to call at the office of the carried on for so long a time as to
Director and explain. During the damage the name of the university.
two days since the lists were up the The resolutions also proposed that
delinquents have been coming in with hazing be abolished, but that fresh-
many and various excuses. The sien will be expected to observe
most common one is that on account established college customs, and pro-
of the strangeness of the place the vided for a committee of five persons,
freshman could not find his number composed of the vice presidents of
on the floor. So far all who have the two upper classes. and the editor-
explained their absence have been in-chief of the Princetonian, and the
dismissed with a warning to do better manager and assistant manager of
in the future. After this week there the baseball teacn, to carry these
will be no chance for mistakes and resolutions into effect.
those absent will be dealt with severely
Their names will be handed to the The Gromth oi Football.
dean of their department and he The following is from the College
will use his ownd iscretion ii the Athlete:
matter or granting excuses. If hee "A careful estimate made in 1897,
sees fit he can compell them to take at the close of the football season,
the work over again next year as returned 2,200 elevens playing the
they would have to do in a course in game in this .country. In other
which a "not passed" was received. words, there are between 25,000 and
30,000 players of the game in the
Courses in the Literarq Depart- United States. This total, unex.
ment. pectedly large, gives rise to a number
te literary departeet of tie .specultaions. It is proof of the
University offers to its students 500 euniversal eiterest in a noble game.
dUiersityoffrsso istueng t eIt shows that football is not confined
differett courses, cov.ring a ratge to college and school circles, but is
Reckoned in tes ofrentscitation becoming a game of the people. And
lecture periods, tiese courses occupy it is an unanswerable argument for
a little over 1,400 hours eact itaf those to refute who are continually
year or semester. As studects a hadecrying the gridiron as a scene of
not elect more than 16 hours of work physical injuries.
a week during any semester of their The Moth and the Flame.
course, it may easily be computed The play of "The Moth and the
that in order to take all the courses Flame," presented by Kelcey and
offered in this department, a student Shannon Monday might, was from an
would be obliged to spend at the artistic point of view probably the
University almost 44 years of his greatest play which has been given
life. But this is only a fraction of in Ann Arbor for several years.
the work dons on thedUniversity Whatever may or may not be said of
campes. If titer be added to this the play itself, its portrayal here was
period ties tine required to graduate poef e n atural, and displayed
lee the other six departetents of the powerful attd ntrl n ipae
.n .t s avery high degree of dramatic art.
University, the result will be a total It is seldom that such a superior
of about 60 years which one might company can be induced to visit a
spend at Ann Arbor before lie had city like Ann Arbor, and the poor
exhausted the resources of thei sti- atteendance is anything but encourag-
tution, assuming that the University ing to Manager Lisemer's efforts in
made no progress during that period trying to secure for Ann Arbor the
highest class of dramatic perform-
Senior Dance Declared Offl. anes.
Because of the large number of
social and other entertainments next
Friday and Saturday the senior
dance will not be given until after
vacation. The dance is assured,
however, and will be given at the
earliest practicable date. A full
announcement will be made as soon
as definite arrangemements are made.
Color Line at Oxford.
London "Truth" says: The Uni-
versity authorities at Oxford have
decided that individuals attending to
take degrees are not to present them-
selves in brown boots, these popular
articles of attire being absolutely
prohibited. This new rule has al-
ready caused inconvenience to per-
sons who were ignorant of it.
Lecture on Phillips Tonight.
Prof. Trueblood will lecture on
"Wendell Phillips" tonight before
the Oratorical Association, at 7:30,
in Room 24. This lecture will be
free to all. It is desired that all in
any way interested in oratory or de-
batitg will attend this lecture as it
will deal especially with the oratori-.
cal methods of Phillips, and the
reasons for their effectiveness. Other
suggestions of value will be given as
well as a list of subjects suitable for
President Angell has received an
invitation to attend th3 New England
supper to be given in Detroit Dec.
22. It is to be a very elaborate