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October 31, 1891 - Image 1

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VOL. II.-No. 28.



Yale's New Gymnasium. ing of Italian marble. The side-
The new Yale gymnasium, the walls and ceiling will be paneled
most imposing and massive of the and frescoed. In the walls there
U~niversity buildings, will be com- will be four niches for trophy cases,
pleted April z at a cost of $200,000. while in one of the other sides there
It will far surpass the Harvard gym- will be a large arch, and fireplace of
nasiun, and will be the finest build- Italian Marble and onyx.
ing of the kind in the country. It The gymnasium proper will take
is just two years since ground was ip the top floor, T38 by 8o feet in
broken, but the work progressed dimension. The running track will

Court practice predominating, how-
He was a member of the AMichi-
gan Legislature in 1877-8,and is now.
a member of the Library Commis-
sion of the city of Detroit, and isI
also president of the State M-ilitary
Board, at Lansing. H-e is a mem-
ber of the Episcopal church, and in

OF YOUR - -.-
Mailedto You -:- -
-:- Through Your

slowly. It has been a gigantic task
to raise the money needed by sub-
scription among the Yale men, and
the work has been delayed from
time to time for want of ready funds.
Professor E. L. Richards has been
the leading spirit in the work of
raising money, and the structure
will be named after him.
The lofty front is of terra cotta,
relieved by four groups of heroic
size in relief, representing the
branches of athletics, rowing, foot-
ball, base-ball and field sports. The
main entrance is through an arched
driveway, faced with terra cotta
brick, at the northeast corner. From

circle the walls of this great hall,
elevated above floor, 13 laps to the
mile. It is thirty feet from the floor
to the top of the side wat'l in this
hall, and fifty feet to the roof of
glass and copper. The apparatus
and fixtures will be similar to those
recently put in the new Manhattan
Athletic Club gymnasium. In the
basement will be located the heating
and ventilating machinery, besides
fourteen bathrooms, three bowling
alleys, and 400 more lockers.
. Edwin F. Conely.
One of the successors to the late

politics has always been a Demo- PRICE -- - APPLICATION.
Mr. Conely began his course of 1 r
,lectures yesterday, and will lecture
to the seniors on '' Constitutional LIST nf sest Plain
Ala ,snli'eteso ies li
Law'' and to the juniors on and Jewelled Society Badges.
"Agency," and "Partnership.' DETROIT, - - MICH.
Meeting of the Democratic Society.
The meeting of the Democratic
Society of the U. of M., which was
held last evening, was very large and
enthusiastic. Eloquent and stirring
speeches were made by several mem- ,
bers present. The election of offi
cers and the appointment of commit- when youwantthe Latest Metropolitan Styles
tees was the princinal business of in Shoes at 5le to s 1apair less than Ann Arbor
the evening. The election resulted prices, send for catalogue to
as follows: James Duffy, president; R -. FYFE &
S. IV. Curtiss, first vice-president
,lr. Barnhardt, second vice-presi- DETROIT, MICII.
dent; Mr. Morrisey, treasurer; Mr.
Harvey, recording secretary; J. G. Iehap. Speller & ,
Kral, corresponding secretary; Mr. University Outfitters,
Turnipseed, sergeant-at-arms. The 201 SoUr STATE ST., ANN ARBOR.
executive committee is composed of
Messrs. Roberts, Young and Harvey. Neckwear,
The membership committee consists Dress Shirts, Gloves,
of Mr. Roberts, of the law depart-
ment; Mr. Poppin, of the medical; Underwear,
Mr. Wrentmore, of the literary; - GENTS' FURNISHINGS, su at
Mr. Moore, of the dental; and Mr.

this driveway is the entrance proper, Win. '. Wells, Kent professor of
opening into the main hall. This law, is Hon. Edwin F. Conely, of
hall will be elaborately finished with Detroit. He is a native of New
floors of marble mosaic tiling while York, having been born in New
the walls will be wainscoted with York city, Sept. 7, 1847, where he
Italian marble, and panelled with spent his early childhood. In 1853
figured plastering, ending in a heavy his father removed with his family
frieze and a frescoed ceiling. A to Brighton, Livingston county,
grand stairway of Italian marble will Michigan, where - Mr. Conely re-
lead to the top of the building. On ceived his early education in the
the ground floor there will be a common schools, which was supple-
swimming tank 55 by 25 feet, fin- mented by a course at the Jackson
ished in white glazed zink. High School.
The rowing tanks, 50 by 30 each, In 1868 he removed to Howell,
will be for the University and Fresh- I Mich., and began the study of law
man crews. At one end of the-tank in the office of S. T. Hubbell, Esq.,
there will be a lounging gallery,with then the leading lawyer of Livings-
a marble walk around the pools. ton county. Here he read law al-
On the floor there will also be a most continuously until September,
massage room, a tepidortum, three 1869, when he entered the law de-
hot ond shower bath rooms, all with partment of the U. of M., and at-
white marble floors and wainscoted tended the lectures for one year.
in Italian marble. The second floor He was then admitted to the bar,
will be principally given ip to dress- having passed the examination before
ing rooms. It will have a locker the Supreme Court at Detroit, and
room 59 by 90, with 500 lockers, began the practice of law in that city
-separate lounging and meeting in the office of Lathrop & Duffield.
rooms for the crew, bhse-ball and Soon after he formed a co-partnership
foot-ball teams, besides a committee with Hon. Wm. C. Maybury (after-
room, sparring and fencing room, wards member of Congress from that
and trophy room. In the trophy district) which partnership contin-
room will be placed the many me- ued until 1882, since which time
morials of Yale's victories by land Mr. Conely has conducted his prac-
and water. The room will be 30 tice alone. His practice has always
by 40 feet, with a marble Mosaic been of a general character, trials
tiling floor, and a six-foot wainscot- by jury and Michigan Supreme

Nickerson, of the pharmacy depart-
ment. The regular meetings of the
society occur on the second Thurs-
day of each month, and all Demo-
cratic students are cordially invited
to attend the meetings.
Medic Field Day.
The interclass field day of the '94
and '95 medics, will be held next
Saturday on the campus. The sports
will consist of the following: Io
yards dash, light and middle weight
wrestling, putting the shot, and a
rugby game. The members of the
'94 class wishing to try for these
events, are requested Lto hand in
their names to Glidden, Murbach or
Herrington. Two representatives
will be allowed in the dash and shot
put, and one each for the wrestling

"I3OOllPB71il GOODS,"
English Mackintoshes,
Athletic and .
.Gymnasium Goods,
Byl Buying your
of us while we are here.
114 Monroe St., Chicago.
50 S. State St., Ann Arbor.

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