The Michigan Dail
ANN ARBOR, MICH., THURSDAY, JANUARY 7, 1904.
INJURIES DENIED. ORATORICAL LEAGUE.
Attending Physician Contradicts Ru- Contest Will Be Held at Ann Arbor.
mors Concerning Cecil Gooding's In- Preliminaries Will be Held in Feb-
juries-Class Resolutions. ruary
It was current yesterday among the On May 6th the Northern Oratori-
students that the death of Cecil Good- cal League will hold its annual con-
ing was caused by injuries sustained test. This year it will take place in
in the game with Minnesota Univer- Ann Arbor for the first time in seven
sity. This was contradicted by the at- years. There are seven colleges com-
tending physician in an interview yes- peting and each year the contest takes
terday afternoon. place in a different college so that
Dr. M.L. Belser, who attended Good. it takes seven years to make the
ing, said: rounds. Professor Trueblood, in
"It was simply a case of typhoid speaking of the coming contest, said
fever, probably contracted in Chicago that he hoped as many men would
from impure drinking water. The enter the contest as possible, so that
young man, I thoroughly believe, was Michigan may have a good represen-
sick several weeks with typhoid fever tative.
before he sent for me. His parents Men from any department may en-
wanted him to go to a doctor, but he ter with but one or two restrictions.
was a nervy young fellow and hated to No man holding a degree can enter,
give in. so he tried to fight off his sick- and students from the literary and
ness. When I first saw him he was a engineering departments must have
very sick man, and the disease pro- at least 30 hours credit. The orations
gressed with great rapidity.' cannot be longer than one thousand
The Junior Engineering class adopt-. eight hundred and fifty words, and
ed the following resolutions yesterday must be ready by the 15th of Feru-
afternoon: ary. The department of oratory will
Whereas: In deep grief at the examine any orations that are finished
death of our beloved friend and class- by the first of February, if so request-
mate, Cecil Gooding, we, the members ed.
of the class of 195 Engineers desire The class preliminaries will take
to express our sorrow. Therefore be place in the last week of February.
it Following these will come the 'Varsi-
Resolved, That in the death of Cecil ty finals on March 18, under the aus-
Gooding we have lost a loyal class- pies, as usual, of the Students' Lee-
mate and a faithful friend whose ture Association.
strong, clean life, though short, will Professor Trueblood is very ax-
leave its influence upon us all. And ios that an especially large number
be it further of students enter this contest. He
Resolved, That we extend to the believes that there is some advantage
family our sympathy in their time of in the home audience and that we
affliction. And be it further should bend all energies at this time
Resolved, That these resolutions be to get the very best oratorical talent
published in the college papers, be which the University can furnish.
spread upon the minutes of the class
and that a copy be engrossed and MICHIGAN REPRESENTED.
sent to the family of the deceased In the final weeding out process by
(Signed) J. H. HUNT. the judges on thought and compost-
WALTER C. SMITH. tion in the Hamilton Club Oratorical
A. M. GROVER. contest, the oration by the representa-
The engineers and friends are in- tive from Michigan, Jas. F. Halliday,
vited to meet at 10:15 this morning was adjudged one of the four worthy
to go over in a body to view the re- to be delivered before that club on
mains. January 1.
CERCLE FRANCAIS The Michigan Daily is in receipt of
M. Andre Michel, who will lecture the following official communication
next Saturday evening in Sarah Cas- from the Hamilton Club:
well Angell Hall is the lecturer of Chicago, I., Jan 5,1904.
the Alliance Francaise for 1903-4.
M. Michel has spent his life in study- Ann Arbor, Michigan-.
ing the manifestations of artin France Dear Sir:-
ing he aniestaion esarti Frnce The Hamilton Prie Oratorical Con-
and no one today possesses a greater te tiloni toa Janr
knowledge of artistic France: present test will be held on Monday, January
and past, country and capitol. No 11, 1904, at the Hamilton Club house,
at 8 o'clock p. m.
one is better qualified to give an ac-
count of what French genius has It has been decided that the contest
produced in the way of works of art shall be an evening dress affair. The
from the close of gallo-roman times lots have been drawn as to the posi-
to the present day. tion of the contestants on the pro-
M. Michel's lecture will he illus- gram, except the representative of
trated with stereopticon views so that Chicago, who under the rules of the
his listeners will also be spectators, contest appears first. The result of
The members of the Cercle Francais the drawing places the speakers in
under whose auspices M. Michel will the following order:
lecture, hope for a large attendence. 1-"Alexander Hamilton, The Practi-
They desire to demonstrate that Mich- cal Idealist," Thomas Jones Meek,
igan is not behind other universities University of Chicago.'
in artistic appreciation. 2-"Alexander Hamilton," Henry G.
Following is the program which will Walker, University of Iowa.
be followed during the coming year 3-"Hamilton, Constructive States-
by the Cercle Francais. man," James F. Halliday, University
PROGRAM-1904. of Michigan.
Le 9 janvier-Conference sur Notre
Dame de Parispar M. Andre Michel. 4-"Principles of Hamilton and Pres-
Le 18 fevrier-Soiree dramatique. ent Day Problems," Willard Lampe,
Le 10 mars-Causerie sur la chanson Knox College.
populaire en France, par M. le pro- The names of the judges will be
fesseur le Pont. sent to you as soon as they have been
Le ler avril-Conference sur la Piece decided upon.
a these, par . Edoard aillot.
Fin mai-Representation du Maitre de 1905 ENGINEERS.
Forges (extra). The 1905 Engineer class will meet
These lectures will be free to mem at the Engineering building today at
hers; others will erequired to pay 10:15 to go to the home of Cecil Good-
50 cents each lecture. ing. Any friends of Mr. Gooding who
ILLUSTRATED LECTURE. desire to do so are invited to accom-
An illustrated lecture on an opera pany the class.
of the 17th century will be given by-
Professor Stanley in the Museum Lec- The engineering students at the
ture Room, Friday, January 8th, at University of Wisconsin have secured
4:15 p. m. The opera has the classi- the following four great men to lee-
cal name "The Golden Applg." It is ture to them on engineering subjects:
considered a unique specimen of the President Humphrey of the Stevens
musical ideas of that period. Institute of Technology, S. B. Newber-
ry, general manager of the Sandusky
NOTICE-DAILY BOARD. Portland Cement Co.,W. A. Baehr, ex-
Sitting for Michiganensian picture pert on gas engines, and T. O. Condon
Saturday, January 19th at 11 a. m. at of Chicago, an authority on steel con-
Rentschler's studio. 69-71. crete construction.
JUNIOR HOP. GUfr3NATIC TAPI.
Everything is in Readiness for the Promises to be Up to its Usual High
Great Social Event-Committees are Standard - Fine inducements to
Appointed. Work for Team-Meeting Friday.
A larger attendance, longer time of The gratifying announcement is
dancing, finer decorations than ever made that Michigan will again have
before, these are some of the prophe- a gymnasium team this winter and
cies which those in charge of the "J" candidates for it will begin training
Hop expect to see fulfilled. Most of at once. Dr. May requests all thse
the arrangements have. been complet- who intend to try for a position on
ed, and the final announcements of the team to meet him on the gymnas-
the committees are now ready for the hum floor at 4:30 Friday afternoon.
public. The date finally settled upon Many who have ability in this line
is February 12th; the Glee Club con- are expected to be present.
cert will take place the following Sat- It is desired that the members of
urday night. last year's team as well as the new
The names of the chairmen and men should be at the meeting Friday.
members of the committees are as A position on the team will be more
follows: desirable than ever this year for in
General Chairman-John Ryan, Phi addition to the usual exhibitions In
Kappa Psi. the gymnasium, at least one trip will
Treasurer--Ralph Stoepel, Delta be made to Detroit and an exhibition
Kappa Epsilon. given there. It is also probable that
Secretary-Edward Perkins, Psi Up- the team will be entered in the West-
silon. ern inter-collegiate meet held at Chi
Reception Committee - Barstow, cago this winter. However, the mat-
Delta Upsilon, chairman; James, Zeta ter depends altogether on how well
Psi; Crane, Chi Psi. the Men do and on the action of the
Invitation Committee - Dimmick, Board of Control. Another induce
Sigma Chi, chairman; Kusterer, Phi ment to work for the team is the
Delta Theta; Kidston, Alpha Delta fact that the members will probably
Phi. be given caps and jerseys with ap-
Arrangement Committee - Sutton, propriate insignia in recognition of
Sigma Alpha Epsilon, chairman; their services. These will be worthy
Strain. Independent; Lott, Beta Theta the amition of every student in the
Pi; Cole, Sigma Nu. university.
Decoration Committee-Kirn, Delta The prospects for having a god
Tau Delta, chairman; Lathrop, Sigma team are bright. Most of the men
Phi; Montgomery, Theta Delta Chi. on last year's team are back and
Music Committee-Nelson, Kappa several of them have been at work
Sigma, chairman; Jones, Phi Gamma; in the gymnasium for some time,.
Delta. There is also some promising new ma-
This year three new fraternities terial and under the coacing of Dr.
are represented on the committees; May, the team promises to reach a
Kappa Sigma, Sigma Nu, and Phi higher standard than ever before.
Gamma Delta. On this account sev-
eral changes were madle in the lists WILL PLAY CORNELL.
as originally given oust. The schedule for the Michigan base
The music committee has practical- ball team is now being prepared and
ly made all arrangements for the mu- will be given to the public next week,
sic and have closed contracts with Manager Baird is already assured of
Fischer's Orchestra, of Kalamazoo, to at least one important Eastern game
furnish the regular numbers, and Fin- and may have another to announce
zel's Band, of Detroit, to play during later. Michigan will play Cornell at
the intermissions. Fischer's Orches- Ithaca on Decoration Day, May 30, and
tra is one of the best in this part of there is a chance that the Easterners
the country and has played at the "J" may come here for a return game.
Hfop for many years. Michigan has the best opportunity
The caterer for the annual event she has had in three years to regain
will be Willitts, of Ann Arbor, and ex- the base ball championship of the
cellent service is promised. west. Captain Redden will have al-
Souvenirs will be unusually attrac most a veteran team under him and
tive* and will be specially made by the advent of several high school stars
Wright. Kay & Co., of Detroit. will push the old men to the limit to
retain their positions. The choice of
a coach is the question which is ex-
HEALTH OFFICIALS CONFERENCE citing the greatest interest on the
The first session of the Conference campus. As yet no official action has
of Michigan Health Officials takes been taken, but it looks as if Jerry
place at two oclock this afternoon in Utley, last year's pitcher and captain
the Medical Building and this evening will be chosen for the place. Utley
at eight the second session will be has strong support from all sides and
held. The conference is not strictly his selection, if made, will bring Mich-
medical and will be of interest not igan back to the graduate system of
only to members of the medical pro- coaching, which was discontinued
fession but to students or any who are some years ago.
interested in problems of sanitation McAllister, utility man on tfie De-
and restriction of disease, troit team last year, who did the pre-
Representatives from the different liminary coaching last spring, demon-
state boards of health are here and strated his ability to handle a base
there are also several prominent phy- ball team and earned many friends
sicians from outside the state who among the players. Kissinger, the De-
will give talks and take part in the troiter's team mate last year, who is
discussions. now taking an engineering course, is
The conference is an important one using his influence to have McAllister
for the health interests of the state selected. Kissinger will probably give
as it gives the officials an opportunity the squad the benefit of his experience
to meet and compare views upon the as soon as the 'cage" is put on the
various subjects under discussion, and gymnasium floor next month.
also to nin sp ect the state labo rato ry of F A C U L T Y_ _ N C E R
hygiene and the medical department FACULTY CONCERT.
of thesuniversity. For the first time in several months,
President Angell will open the con- Mr. Howland will appear on the pro-
vention this afternoon at 2 p. m. with gram of the Faculty Concert which
an address of welcome. occurs tonight. The other performers
are Miss Martin and Mr. Hofmann.
Professor Hudson delivered the Following is the program:
third of a series of lectures on Contem- Sonata. A minor Op. 13 Paderewski
porary France yesterday afternoon in Miss Martin and Mr. Hofmann
Tappan Hall. Hiss subject was "Po- Recitative and Aria from
litical Institutions and their Work- "Le Caid" A. Thomas
ing." The lecture was largely attend- Wm. Howland
ed and was very instructive. Sonata, B minor, Op. 38 Chopin
This course of public lectures is giv- allegro maestoso: Schergo (molto
en by the Department of Romance vivace) Largo; Finale (Presto non
Languages, there being one each tanto).
Wednesday afternoon in Tappan Hall Miss Martin
Lecture Room at five o'clock. The a. Abendlied Schumann
next lecture will be given by Profes- b. Canzonetta d'Ambrosio
sorFairlie, whose subject will be, -c, Mazurka Wiemawski
"Public Administration." Wm, Hofmann