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October 03, 1890 - Image 1

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VOL. I. No. 5. U
271 Woodward Aveque, :Grard Circus
The New Dean of the Law
Departmentto be Ap-
Spointed Oct. i5.
Henry Wade Rogers, Dean of
the Law Department and Tappan
professor of law for severel years
past,is to sever his connection with
the University permanently in a
few weeks .His resignation has
been accepted and on Dec. 1 he
assumes the duties of President of
Northwestern University,of Evans-
ton, Ill. His successor has not yet
been appointed but will be named
by the Board of Regents at their
meeting Oct. 15. Various specu-
lations are being made as to who
will be selected but nothing authen-
tic can as yet be ascertained as to
what the determination of the
Board will be. Prof. Thompson
and Prof. Knowlton are now fill-
ing the vacancy temporarily. It
is remarked that one of tsose gen-
tlemen is to be given the perma-
nent appointment, while it is al-
so claimed by some with a degree
of authority that some one hereto-
fore unconnected with the U~niver-
sity is to be appointed. At all
events the position is one of high
importance and an honor to any
member of the bar fortunate
enough to receive the appoint-
Harvard's Team in Better Con-
dition Than Yale's-Prince-
ton in Desperate Straits.
Base ball has been called the
national game, but for popularity
in the Eastern colleges foot-ball
is a close second.
There are a number of minor
leagues, such as the College
league, comprising Williams, Am-
herst, Dartmouth and one or two
others of the smaller colleges, but
the game is seen at its best in the
Intercollegiate league, whereYale,
Princeton, U. of Penn. and Wes-
leyan battle for the championship.
It is to be regretted that Harvard
is not at present a member of this
league, or, in fact, of any, having
withdrawn last year at the close of
the season because Princeton per-
sisted in playing what Harvard
charged to be a "graduate" eleven.
The agitation resulting from these
charges caused such a modification
of the rules that no man who is
not regularly matriculated for the
entire year can play on any of the
elevens of the league.
But the breach between Harvard
and Princeton is not healed as yet,
and it is not probable that a game
will take place between them this
year. Harvard, Yale and Prince-
ton ire the rivals. U. of Penn.
and Wesleyan are in the league
only as foils to deaden the rivalry
of the leading three. Yale still
maintains her neutral position and
will play both Harvard and Prince-
ton. The Yale-Princeton game
will be played in New York on
Thanksgiving day, while Yale's
game with Harvard will probably
be played in Springfield, Mass.,
continued on third page.
Some of the New Tutes the Fresh-
men Will Have to Break In.
Mr. W. K. Clement, who is
instructor in Latin, is a graduate
of Colby Universityclass of '84,
with degree A. B. The years
fromi t8S4 to 1886 he studied at
Jena, where lie devoted his at-
tention to Latin and Greek. From
1886 to 1888 lie resided at Leip-
sic, and continued the study of
Latin and Greek pedagogics.
From Colby university, his alma
mater, lie took the degree A. M.
in the year 1888. The last two
years lie has held the instructor-
ship in the classics at Lake Forest
university, the same institution
from which Prof. Kelsey came
to us. That lie prove as success-
ful as his honored superior in his
department, is the best wishiwhich
we can have, for him and for our-
Edwin W. Fay, who comes to
take a position in the classical de-
partment, is a graduate of South-
western University of Tenn., from
which institution lie took the de-
gree of A. M. in '83. From '83
to '86 lie taught in Texas and
Mississippi,holding the position of
principal and classical master. In
the year '86 he went to John Hop-
kins university. He held the Uni-
versity scholarship one year and
the University fellowship two
years. During the last two years
lie taught Sanskrit to the first and
second year graduate students,
while pursuing his own studies.
His major was Sanskrit and Com-
parative Philology, with Greek
and Latin as minors. Besides
these lie7did work in Zend,
Wright, Kay & Co.
Foreign Buyers, Importers, of Gems
and Art Goods, Jewelers and Op-
ticiarls. Manufacturers of the
Finest Society Badges rrtade in the
country, Samples sent upon pro-
per references,
DAtrojtO Ope tyteseBf '.
Detroit, - - Michigan.
the new language of the ancient
Persians, as well as in Gothic and
Prakrit, a mediaeval Sanskrit dia-
lect. The University is to be con-
gratulated in securing the servi-
ces of a man so thoroughly pre-
pared. The Sanskrit department
will be under the direction of Mr.
Fay. The Greek and Latin de-
partments will bestrengthened by
his presence.
Fred Clark, '90, is teaching
school in one of the Shiawasse
county districts.
Percy B. Herr, '90, holds a re-
sponsible position in his father's
office in Chicago.
J. Kendall Freitag, '00, is en-
gaged in Chicago with a promi-
nent firm of architects.
J. R. Angell, '90, remains in
college to study for his master's
P. R. Gray, '90, Psi U, is act-
ing as shipping clerk for the candy
firm of Gray, Toynton & Fox, of
Miss Ruth A. Willoughby is
teaching Latin in the high school
at La Porte, Ind.
H. W. Wakelee is studying law
in Chicago.

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