The Michigan Daily
ANN ARBOR, MICH., WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 13, 1904.
TRACK MEN MEET. GUSTAV A. GOETTE DEAD.
Gustav Alfred Goette, a 1907 dental
Largest Meeting of Track Candidates student, died very suddenly in his
room at 503 Monroe street last even-
in the History of the University.- ing at 6:15 o'clock. His death was
One Hundred Men Present. due to congestion of the tungs. Al-
though he had been feeling ill for sev-
The largest and most enthusiastic era days, Goette did not take to his
meeting in the history of University bed until yesterday and his serious
track athletics was held in the gym- condition was not realized until his
track last evening. There were gm- room-mate found him in an uncon-
iayumlast evnening.rTsere wd at- sciots condition about four o clock',
lyntin to note that thend majority The physician who was immediately
encotraging t oeta h aoiysmoe rnttcdtecs oi
of them were freshmen. The trophy lessmonete was 20ythe case hope-
room was too small to hold the crowd aess.oetwas20iyears ofage ns
and the meeting was adjourned toa y of great promise. His parents
the gymnasium floor. have been notified and a relative is
Trainer Fitzpatrick made a rousing ntw on his way here.
speech and he said that it was impor-
tant that all candidates for the team CONCERT TO-N IUHT.
should come to the gymnasium every .
day as indoor work is of the greatest The Musical Clubs Will Give Their
importance to new men in particular, Postponed Concert This Evening at
for there is more time to devote to Y .t. i. h
them now than there will be when Ypsilanti-Clubs in Fine Shape.
outdoor training begins. It is wrong
to think that Michigan is sure of win- The postponed concert of the Glee,
ning the intercollegiate meet this Mandolin and Banjo Clubs will take
year. We cannot win with the team place tonight at Ypsilanti. The clubs
we had last year. Every man must have been practicing constantly since
work hard if Michigan wins and the
old men must do their part. It is im- their return from the vacation, and
portant that the new men should not will undoubtedly give a ftood concert.
get discouraged. The best athletes Many students are planning to make
Michiganever had were those who the trip with the clubs and a rousing
worked two or three years before they reception is assured in Ypsilanti.
made the team and these men are the
most valuable to any team for they This will fturnish a good opportunity
have shown the spirit of determina- of hearing the clubs to those who
tion by sticking to it until they made missed the clubs on the holiday trip.
the team. Only two or three of last The fifty members of the clubs will
year's team will be here next year leave on a special car from the D., Y.,
and the men who work faithfully this A. A. & J. waiting room at 7 o'clock.
year will be the ones to take their The concert will be given at the Ope-
places. It is important to get the ra House and will begin at 8:15. The
Michigan fighting spirit which has giv- price of seats ranges from twenty-
en her such prestige in athletics and five to seventy,-five cents.
this is also due to the spirit of encour-
aging one another which prevails
among Michigan men. The Universi- +
ty should always be first in the minds
of her athletes and they should never
do anything to bring discredit upon UNIVERSITY
her. Chicago and Wisconsin have
strong teams this year; the points
will be divided more than ever and
we shall have to work to win and we '.
mttst win. wtth lag tunotii O M . 2
Mr. Fitzpatrick expressed himself
as pleased with the large tarn-out.
He announced that Michigan will be C LU B ....
represented at the intercollegiate
championship games at St. Louis and
that every man who has the least pos +
sible chance to win a point will b
taken. A relay team and four or fiv
other nen will be sent to Philadel- STUDY OF BIRD MIGRATIONS.
phia to the meet given by the Univer- During the coming spring there will
sity of Pennsylvania in April, so that be continued at the University of
this year there is more for track ath- Michigan the observations of bird mi-
letes to work for than ever before. All grations begun last spring. About a
through his address, Trainer Fitzpat. year ago it was learned that a large
rick warned the men against the fatal number of Utniversity students were
spirit of overconfidence. He urged interested in the study of the local
the new men not to get discouraged bird fauna and that most of these
because they failed to make the in- were working in an isolated and more
door team but to come out in the or less haphazard manner. Many of
spring for outdoor work, where there these persons were greatly interested
are more events in which to compete. in bird migration: Through informal
In closing he aroused great enthus- meetings it was determined that
ism by declaring that we must win about twenty students were interested
and would. in this work and that some plans of
He was followedby Captain Kellogg co-operation would doubtless lead to
who said that every year since he had better results. In the hope of this a
been on the team, the intercollegiate plan was devised and volunteers vis-
meet had been won by new men ited regularly the most desirable lo-
from whom nothing had previously calities and made their observations.
been expected. We need new men A bulletin board was placed in the
this year and will need them still museum where the records were post-
worse next year. It is quite the usual ed so that all might know, at any
thing for a man to work two years time, the exact status of the spring
before making the team. migration. There is a close relation
A call was made for Joe Maddock, between the weather and the migra-
who responded briefly by saying that tions, and for this reason the daily
he thought there was a chance for weather map-received from Detroit-
every new man and he emphasized was posted for the use of observers.
the importance of conscientious work. By this means an excellent opportun-
Although there was such a large at- ily was offered for the study of the
tendance it is certain that there are relation of the weather to the spring
many intending to try for the team migration. This special feature of the
who were not present. All such will work was entirely new to the local
report to the squad leaders tomorrow (Continued on page 4.)
and begin training with the others.
It is expected that over one hundred IMPORTANT NOTICE.
men will start work. The 1904 Michiganensian, according
The complete list of candidates for to contract, is to be on the press be-
the team will be published tomorrow. fore March 1st, 1904, consequently all
pictures, money, and copy must be in
SENIOR MEDICS. by February 15, 1904. .Michiganensian
Senior medics should have their sittings, at senior rates, may now be
had at Rentschler's or Randall's stu-
pictures taken at Randall's as soon an dios.,tf.
possible. DAN McGUGIN,
J. F. Halliday, Representing Michigan
inthe Hamilton Club ContestAward-
ed First Place--First Prize $100 in
Track candidates will report to the
men in charge of their respective
events at the following hours:
100-2'0 dlash-Halin-tugg-4:t30 p. m.
J. F. Haliday, of Michigan, won the 40yardtri-iacsstoca-Rasen, :v-
Hamilton Club oratorical contest last 5:45.
Monday night at Chicago. He return- 880 yard run-Hall-Harpham, 4:45-
ed Tuesday morning with the first 5:45.
prize, $100, in his pocket and the hon- Mile run-Kellogg-Perry, 4:30-5:45.
or of having won for his alma mater High jump--Miller-Brewer, 4:30-5:45,
another victory in oratory. The win- Shot put-Maddock-Dunlap, 4:30-5:45,
ning of this contest roflects greatered- Pole vault--Dvorak, 2:0-3:45.
it tn Mr. Halliday's capabilities as a KELLOGG,
speaker and on ,the university. Too Captain.
much praise cannott be given to such
men who in distinguishing themselves [INAL PRACTICE.
have distinguished Michigan and
helped to spread the fame of her The Michigan Debating Team Starts
great record in oratory. We extend to This Morning-Will Have a Hard
Mr. Halliday our warmest and hearti-Bthis-Morning-WHedaih
est congratulations on his late victo- Battle-They Have Worked Faith-
ry at Chicago and wish future repre- fully.
sentatives of Michigan the same suc-
cess. Last night several of Michigan's old
Mr. Halliday prepared for his uni- stars helped put the finishing touches
versity course at several schools in on the Michigan team and those vlo
the state, at all of them taking an ac- were admitted to the secret practice
tive interest in oratory and debating. feel well satisfied with the result of
Before entering college lie spent his the long hard wortrk. There is no
last. year in the Ann Arbor High doubt but that the debate will be a
School and from there entered North- battle royal as the Minnesota team is
western University as a freshman. especially strong, one of the men hav-
His next year, however, he returned ing debated the same side of the
to Ann Arbor and entered Michigan same question last year against Iowa.
University where he has since remain- But the team have the true Michigan
ed. He is a member of the senior spirit well expressed by Captain Rip-
class and last year won second place pel's own words, "We have worked
in his class contest for the honor of hard and will do our best.'
representing his classs in the annual The question it will be remembered
Michigan Oratorical Contest, his is "Resolved, That the adjudication of
brother, E. M. Halliday, securing first disputes between employers and em-
place. Both men this year are pre- ployees should be made a part of our
paring for the annual oratorical ctn- aIdministration of justice." Michigan
has the' afirmative, and the men will
probably speak in the following order
"+++""-++++++++ .++---Bills. Holderman and Rippel.
T H E The team leaves this morning at
8:45, stops at Chicago for practice to-
PROF ESSOR'S night and arrives at Minneapolis at
4:30 Thursday afternoon. This gives
TRAGED Y i W them a day's rest b ore the final
struggle Friday night.
The judges willbe Judge McLain,
of the Iowa Supreme Court; Mr. Miles
of Dubuque, Iowa, and Mr. McLellan,
A E E United States District Attorney.
.ATHENS THEATR.E ______
SATURDAYJAN. 16. COMING MEETINGOF THE LEAGUE
++ - .+..+.+++ +r.++++, OF MICHIGAN MUNICIPALITIES.
On February 11 and 12, there will
meet in the buildings of the Universi-
test and with these men and many ty of Michigan, Ann Arbor, the most
others who have declared their inte - important convention ever held for
tion of entering the contest Michigan the consideration of municipal govern-
should undoubtedly be well represent- met in Michigan. This will be the
ed in the Northern Oratorical League sixth anual meeting of of the League
contest which will this year be held of Michigan Municipalities, which on
in Ann Arbor on May (th. this occasion will be combined with a
Knox College won second honors in meeting of the Michigan Political
the contest on Monday night. Chica- Science Association. The plans for
go and Iowa were the other two this joint meeting are already well
schools. Formerly, representatives matured; andit will be readily seen
from eight colleges and universities from the statements which follow that
submitted orations, all to be on Alex- a rare opportunity will be offered to
ander Hamilton at some phase of his hear an excellent program of valuable
wort of life, from which four were addresses and interesting discussions
selected to be delivered in person by on a large variety of municipal topics.
the orators before the Hamilton Club There can be no question that there
in their club house in Chicago. Mr. will be a large attendance of city offi-
Halliday, being one of the four so cials and many others interested in
chosen had his oration printed at the municipal affairs in the State of Mich-
club's expense and the sum of $25 igan. It is known already that the
sent him to cover the expenses of his distnt upper peninsula will be rep-
trip and stay in Chicago. Mr. Halli- resented as well as the lower penin-
day speaks very highly of the atten- sua.
tion he received while he was the Two of -the sessions will he devoted
guest of the Hamilton Club. The con- to the practical problems of every day
test was made an evening dress af- municipal administration. Besides the
fair and the first prize was in thle annual address of the president of the
form of a handsome purse containing League, Mayor John F. Bible, of Ionia,
ten $10 gold pieces- and the report of the secretary, there
Mr. Halliday was the recipient of will be papers and discussions on the
many expressions of hearty apprecia- enfocemts of criminal laws, on the
tion on the campus yesterday, the water supply of cities, and on street
most unique being that tendered him paving and other municipal works, by
by the class in Great Orations of Judge C. B. Grant, of the Supreme
Court of Michigan, Dr. Victor C.
which he is a memluer and hefore Vaughan, Dean of the medical depart-
which he recently delivered the ora- ment of the University of Michigan,
tion. W. H. Maybury, commissioner of pub-
lic works in Detroit, Dr. J. W. Inches,
FORESTERS' CLUB MEETING. mayor of St. Clair, E. R. Nellis, mayor
of Wyandotte, and other municipal
There will be a meeting of the Mid officials. Numerous other speakers of
igan Foresters' Club at West Hall, note will discuss subjects of wide
Wednesday night, January 13, at 8 range and first importance. Full an-
o'clock. nouncement can be obtained from the
GEO. W. PEAVY, secretary-treasurer of the League,
Secretary. (Continued on page 3.)