VOL. IX, No. 112. ANN ARBOR, MICH., FRIDAY, MARCH 3, 1899. THREE CENTS.
G. H. WILD CO.
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shown, is exclusive and confined, in
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the city. We invite you to call and
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OtH Dau dN oNt.
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Nobody ever leaves
a glass of our Soda Water
unfinished. Whether he
buys a five cent or ten cent
drink, he drinks it all-and
For the Second Semester
For all the departments.
Bought and Exchanged.
Best Linen Paper, 15, 20 and 25c pertb.
Michigan Meets Pensejiania in
Tonight at 8 o'clock a Michigan
debating team will for the first time
meet a team from an Eastern uni-
versity. Great interest is being mani-
fested in the outcome, as upon it
critics will base their judgment as to
the relative merits of Eastern and
The question to be discussed is
based upon the Czar's peace proposal.
It is stated as follows:
"Resolved, That utder existing
conditions the total abolition by all
civilized nations of their armies and
navi.es, other than is necessary for
their domestic peace is feasible."
Michigan proposed the question,
and Pennsylvania selected the nega-
The men who represent Michigan
are Martin Henry Carmody, Le Roy
Allen Wilson and Frank Dwight
Eaman, with William E. Rydalchi
alternate. The Pennsylvania team
consists of James Whitford Riddle,
Roland Sleetor Morris, William Har-
vey Allen, with Thomas Raebuin
The judges for the debate were
the final selection from a list of 12
prominent men 'in various parts of
of the country. Pennsylvania pro-
posed the 12 names, Michigan cut
the list in two, and the three judges
were the result of a final agreement.
The judges are William Hoyt and
Edward OMallery, of Buffalo, N.
Y., and Attorney-General Frank S.
Monnett, of Ohio.
Judge Griffiths, who was chosen
as one of the judges, has telegraphed
that he is unable to be here because
of sickness in his family, and
Attorney-General Frank S. Monnett
of Ohio has been secured in his
place. Chief Justice Claudius B.
Grant of the Supreme Court will
The Pennsylvania debaters arrived
yesterday afternoon. They are being
entertained by the Oratorical Asso-
ciation and will spend the day in
visiting the various departments of
the University. In the delegation
besides the debaters are Thomas Rae-
burn White, alternate, George E.
Nitzchle, secretary of the Pennsyl-
vania Debating Board, and Prof.
Simon N. Patten, also a member of
the hoard. Prof. Patten is well
known among students of political
science as an authority on that sub-
Col. B. M. Thompson will opent
the discussion before the Business
Men's Class, Sunday morning next,
at the Congregational church, on the
subject: "Taxation; Do the rich
bear their share? Should cucrh
property be taxed?''
Charles A. Kent, '99, has returned
to college from his home in Kalama-
zoo where he has been the last few
weeks on account of severe illness.
Next Sunday evening the Young
People's Religious Union of the
Unitarian Church will have charge
of the regular evening service.
MICHIGAN'S DEBATING TEAM.
The Michigan team, of which the above is a cut, is to debate against
Pennsylvania tonight. This team was chosen out of one of the hardest
fought preliminary series which has been held here for some time. The
debaters are thoroughly prepared and a close and interesting contest is in
store for those who attend.
Class Memorial. the means thought most appropriate,
. to bring the matter to the attention of
As the matter of a memorial will the other departments, that some defi-
be brought up by the Senior Lits this nite action may be taken on the matter.
afternoon, the DAstL has permission Whether the memorial should take the
to print the following editorial from form of a tablet, placed in some one of
the buildings, or whether it should be a
March Alccmus, though the Abut- monument of marble or bronze set on
nus will not be out before the first of the campus, where it would no doubt be
next week. It suggests a plan on, more conspicuous, is of course a matter
which all the graduates this year for the classes to decide after they make
up their minds whether a memorial of
could unite in presenting to the Usi- this general nature is what they want
versity a memorial which would be a to leave or not. Our object in bringing
fit tribute to her soldiers, a lesson in the matter up once more is simply the
love for country to her students, and desire to seeit brought before theseniors
a lasting reninder of '99. and to see them take action definitely
S sone way or the other upon it.
In a recent editorial article, the U.of
M. Daily called attention to the fact A Netv Idea in Track Team Train-
that it was time thattthe different classes
to graduate this year should determine ing
whether or not they would leave any- A system which has been success-
thing toite University in the shapeof fully used in the East will be adopt-
a memorial; if they should decidetdo
so, the Daily believed that the sooner ed here this year for the purpose of
theymadeuptheirmindswhatitwasto getting out as many candidates as
be and started the collection of the nec- possible, a captain will be appointed
essary money, the better. This matter for each class in the University. He
is omie on which we should like to repeat
a suggestion which we made in our De- will be expected to make a thorough
cember number. The Daily is perfectly canvass of his class and find out all
correct in its position and we trust that men who might develop into - track
the seniors will see to it that the ques- athletes These men wihl then be
tion of a memorial is not shlowed to .- hs e wl hnb
drift until it is too late to take any ac- compelled or induced by moral
tion worthy of them and the school suasion to come out.
from which they are going out. We The following are the names of the
can think of no better way for the class captains in the different departments:
of '99 to commemorate itself on Cue cpamsm eatess
camipusthan byte setting up of some Law-Freshmen, H. W. Hayes;
sort of memorial to the Michigan men Juniors, F. W. Hartzburg; Seniors,
who fell in the late war. Five depart- C. B. Anderson.
ments were represented in the list of Medical-Freshmen, Frank New-
dead, and if the classes this year leavmg
these departments,-those of Law, Med- berry; Sophomores, A. R.. Wren;
icine, Engineering, Pharmacy, and of Jutiors, Tom Flournoy; Seniors, W.
Literature, Science and the Arts, should S. Weeks.
combine and each pay a proportionate Literary-Freshmen, Jas. Stras-
share, they might leave upon the cam-
pus a monument which would preserve burg; Sophomores, A. D. Brookfield;
the memory of our soldier dead to be a Juniors, F. H. Loud; Seniors, C. C.
lesson in patriotism to all future gene- Adams.
rations of students, and at the same Dental-M. Houghton.
time place the name of '99 in a position
where it would be ever before the eyes
of its successors. The memorials left The sophomore class are planning
in the past by classes of individual de- to give a party in the Barbour Gym-
partments have been of value to the
University, but it seems to us that this nasium Friday evening, March 17.
year offers a splendid opportunity for Tickets are 25 cents and all sopho-
the deparments to unite in a work for mores are invited to attend. The
which none of them alone would be affair is in charge of W. W. Talcott,
sufficient. We trust that some one of chairman G. E. Baldwin and Miss
the graduating classes will take stepsciranH sG .
by the appointment of a committe or by Lillian Headsten.
Opp. Court Hous