The Michigan Daily
ANN ARBO,. MICH., FRIDAY, JANUARY 15, 1904.
ATnIETIC ELETION. I
Occurs Tomorrow In Unversity Hall
-No Struggle Looked For-None
of the Offices are Contested.
The annual election of officers of
the Athletic Association will be held
tomorrow at 1:10 p. m. in Uisergity
Hall. The election is unique in that
not a single one of the five ofres so
for as is now known will be cntested,
the entire election going by default.
This is almost heard of for a Var-
sity election, and robs the annual
meeting of the Asociation of its usual
zest and interest,
Bert Montgomery, the candidate for
football manager, is a member'of the
'05 Lit and the '07 Medic classes. He
was manager of his class bseball
team in his freshman year, and has
been for two years a member of the
'Varsity Glee Club. Mr. Montgomery
has done efficient work for two years
on the football committee. He ls- a
member of the Theta Delta Chi fra-
Roland B. Barrett, better known as
"Doc." who is running for financial
secretary, is a Junior Engineer. He
is well-known in athletic circles, hav-
ing served for two years on the inter-
scholastic committee. Mr. Barrett is
a Chi Psi.
"Steve" Day, candidate for thetreas-
urership, is a member of the Psi tUp-
silon fraternity. He is a brother of
the famous Bill Day of '02 Law fame.
Mr. Day Is a member of the Junior
Lit class. Fie held the position of
baseball manager of his clas last
Harry Wier, candidate for the po-
sition of Interscholastic manager, is
a member of the '05 Law class. He
played on his class football team last
year. and is a member of the Glee
Club. Mr. Wier's efficient services on1
the interscholastic comnhit tee last
year and his valuable work in hana
ling the class football games last fall,
have brought him into prominence in
he field of athletic management. Mr.
Wier is a member of the Delta Chi
At the meeting tomorrow afternoon
the proposed .amendment to the con-
stitution, making constitutional the
existing fact in connection with the
Board of Control, will be voted upon.
MICHIGAN DEBATING TEAM.
John A. Rippel.
John A. Rippel comes from Laporte
City, Iowa, where he was born in 1880.
He prepared for college at the High
School of his native town, entered Coe
College in 1896 and received the de-
gree of Ph. B. in 1900. In the fall of
1902 he entered the Law Deparment
of the University of Michigan.
While at Coe College he represent-
ed has Alma Mater in the State Ora-
torical contest, and was a member oui
the debating team which defeated
Western College. He has been very
active in debate ever since his en-
trance intothe Universityof Michigan.
He was leader of the Webster team
in the Cup debate of 1903. In the
preliminaries for the Minnesota de-
bate he was chosen a member of the
Law team and in the Ister-Depart-
ment Debate easily won a place on
the University team.
John C. Bills.
John C. Bils was born at Allegan,I
Michigan, in 1878. He prepared for
College at the Allegan High School
entered the University of Michigan
in 1895 and received the degree of
A. B. in 1899. After teaching for two
years he entered the Law Departmentt
and expects to graduat in 1904.
He has been interested, in .public;
speaking ever since he entered col-
lege, but took no part in public con.
tests until the fall of 1902 when he
entered the preliminaries for the
Minnesota debate. Be won first placeI
in the Inter-Society and second in thet
Inter-Department Debate and was1
chospo a member -of the Universityr
team which will represent Michigan
in the League debates.-
Clement M. Holderman.
Clement M. Holderman is a native
of North Manchester, Indiana, where
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ALPHA NU PROGRAM. [NCNN T[A, INDEPENDENTS AT "J" HOP.
Following is the Alpha Nu program -
for Saturday, January 16th, at 7:30 .h The Independents who are expect-
p. mMay Go East to Compete This Year- ing to attend the Junior Hop this
Music. ' Fencing Tournament in Waterman year held a meeting yesterday after-
Iteading-eecher. Gymnasium is Planned for March. noon to talk over plans and arrange
Impromptu' debate-Redfield andmatters. A large number of the Jun-
Kinne vs. Depriest and Latoretti. Michigan may meet the colleges of ior Lits and several Laws are expect-
Prepared speech-Snyder. the East in the Intercollegiate Fen-- ng lto attend. As usual the Indepen-
Paper-Cutler. ing Tournament at New York this ,lents will have a booth and chap-
There will- be an important busi- year, if the plans now under way are erones." Mr. Strain, the Independent
ness meeting 'to discuss holding a materialized. At present the project member of the committee is working
public lecture; 'also the matter of dec- has not reached a point beyond that hard to make the Independent repre-
orating the hall: of discussion but every indication at sentation at the Hop a success.
p- tresent is that it will he successfully
KNEISEL QUARTET. carried out. The plan is to hold a ALL IN READINESS.
- -fencing tournament in Watermangym-
Third Concert "on the 'Choral UniOn nasium sometime in March for which For Comedy Club's Presentation of
a nominal admission fee will be charg-
Series-Excellent Program Will Be ed. This fund will be used to defray "The Professor's Tragedy" Tomor.
Given-Personnel of Quartet. the expenses of a team of three men row Night-Successful Performance
and Coach Fitzpatrick in their trip to Assured-The Cast.
Tonight will occur in University the East. The intercollegiate confer-
Hall the third concert of the Choral Fence will be held on April 1 and 2 The finishing touches are being put
Union Series. The Kneisel Quart'et and representatives of the following on the Comedy Club's piece 'The Pro-
will appear with a program promising Eastern colleges will compete: Co- fessor's Tragedy,"
to be one of the best of this season's lumbia, Yale, Harvard, Princeton. performaed atpreparatoryt the
concerts. Following is the program:; Pennsylvania, Cornell, Boudoin, West performance at t h aens Theatre
1. Quartette, Von Dittersdof, E-flat Point, Brown and Massachussetts In tomorrow night. The last dress re-
Majo, sttut of echolog. hearsal will be held this afternoon,
Major, stilsite of Teehnology.
2. (a) Lento, Chopin. Violoncello If Michigan is able to send a team and everything is in readiness for a
with strings. (b) Romance, G East, it will be the first Western team sucesseful performance.
Minor, Grieg. Quartette. to break into the Eastern fencing cir- tnder the efficient direction of Mr.
1. Opus 96, F Major, Dvorak. Quar- des. Harry Clark of the Detroit Dramatic
tette. Fencing has aroused more enthus- Ageney, the club has developed a high
Frank Kneisel, the leader of the iasm than ever at the University this degree of proficiency, and the audi-
quartet, is a Concert-meister of great year. Thirty candidates are practic- ncished productight wil witness a
reputation. His name for years was' ing daily in hopes of making the va- The play is a four act comedy, deal,
closely associated with the noted o cant place on the team. CaptaV Na- ing with the misfortunes incident to
ton Symphony Orchestra. The ment gorski and Gradle are coaching the the production of a very sad 'trage
hers of the quartet are: Franz Kneis- men and McNally seems to have the dy"h y pro f avest = "
el, 1st violin; J. Theodorowicz, 2nd lead on his competitors for the third *dyh byProfessor Babbitt."
violin; Louis Loecenski, viola; Alwin place. enhurg, and of Mr. Paul Dickey, who
Schroeder, violincello. Each on of theenugadofM.P lDikywh
Schmseeers visicoach ofs TOBOGGAN SLIDE. take the leading roles, is well known.
performers is a master of his art. TOMiss Van Valkenburg has been a
The four have for several years play- Recently since the crisp, snowy member of the Comedy Club for three
ed together in the quartet. weather has put the hills in such fine consecutive years and is an actress
of unusual ability. Mr. Dickey's work
'last year in the "Christopher Jr." and
.+«.«.... .....-. y+"+ P ;,'....+ .+.+,,++++ + *+ ' "My Friend from India" won the high.
T l E est praise in University circles. Miss
U _NERS1IY_, May Brown and Mr. Thomas Bird are
U PR.OFESSOR'S cast. Miss Brown has played in Com--
W edy Club roles for two years.
TRAGEDY .W ' IReservdseats for the performance
U will be on sale at Sheehan's Book
SStore this morning.
O The cast of characters for the play
is as follows:
LU B n, ATHENS THEATiLE Justininan Babbitt, Professor of an-
cient history in the Camptown uni-
SATURDAY, JAN. 16. versity-Thomas Bird.
Harry Damask, his son-in-law-Mel-
Jack Mulberry, in pursuit of fortune,
A program similar to the one of- condition for coasting, there has been under the name of Chumley-Clar-
fered tonight has not been given in some talk of a plan for building a stu- ence Sleight.
Ann Arbor for .several years. This dent toboggan slide. The frequent Lord Mulberry, in pursuit of Jack-
fact will be the cause of an unusual parties of students seen careening Loui.s Hartman.
audience since the Kneisel Quartet is down the hills almost any evening Marcus Brutus Snap, in pursuit of
known widely as a quartet of great seems to indicate that the sport is tame ant fortune, under various leg-
ability. popular, and the recent accidents to itimate aliases-Paul Dickey.
This reputation is not only enjoyed enthusiasts for the sport has brought Prowl,-usher at the university-Harry
by them. in this country, but their up the idea of a slide where coasting Gradle.
fame extends abroad as well, where could be done in safety. A hill might Mrs. Zantippa Babbitt, Professor of
they have found many admirers. An very cheaply be converted into a to- conjugal management in the Pro-
Ann Arbor audience will undoubtedly boggan slide where races could be fessor's household-Nellie Van Vol-
not fail in either appreciation or en- held and the sport could be conducted tetuburg.
thusiasm. without danger. Last year at Cornell Nisbe, the youngest "imp" of the
a toboggan slide was built and main- household-May Brown.
tained by the students and continued Angelica Damask, the eldest-Myrtle
BASK E T BA L L G AM E. to be popular throughout the winter. Elliott.
The much-delayed basketball game The plan was proposed in a student Susan. the "brassiest,,-Frances Cald-
to he npl d bturo twr niozr k d meetinL a..committee was 'a - well.
o epiayea Deween two pic e
teams of the upper classmen, for the
benefit of the freshmen, will come off
at four-thirty Friday p. m. The game
will be played between the Senior and
Junior teams, but several places in
both teams wil p'obably be filled with
sophomores. As the first game of the
season, this one is attracting much at-
tention. It is 'aot one of the regular
class games, a.s the series will not
begin until the second semester. To
this first game, all the university wo-
men are welcome, but the freshmen
are specially invited.
After the basketball game, an en-
tertainment will be given, unique in
the history; of Brbour gymnasium.
The upper class girls, who took work
in the gymnasiunm, will give a recep-
tion to the freshmen girls, in the par-
lors of the gymiasium. The purpose
of the reception is- to introduce the
freshmen to the upper class girls, and
to put all. the girls in the gymnasium
on frieijdly terms with each other.
The basketball game is open to all
university women, but the reception
of course, is for only gymnasium
MUSS fe~fg, acui12 pC a ,
pointed and put in charge which re-
ceived contributions for a fund to CHORAL UNION SEATS.
build the slide, and went in debt for Saturday morning, January 16, isthe
the balance. All contributors were'ac- date set forreserving seats for the
corded free use of the slide. Those May Festival. On Friday night, Jan-
not sharing in the expense were charg uary 15 at 10 o'clock three lines will
ed a certain fee for its use. There is be formed for the purpose of issuing
no reason why this plan should not be numbers fixing the order of the sale
as feasible at Michigan as at Cornell. of reserved seats Saturday, January
There are many available hills, and 16. After the concert on Friday
Michigan surely boasts of as much night in all probability there will be
spirit as any eastern college. a grand sprint from University Hall
At Harvard, Yale and Princeton to- to the School of Music.
boggan contests are in the regular pro- A$5.50 ticket will entitle the holder
gram of winter sports, and a student to a position in the first line; a $4.50
toboggan slide here would make it ticket will entitle the holder to a po-
possible for Michigan students to en sition in the second line, and a $3.50
joy this exhilarating form of Winter ticket wilt entitle the holder to a po-
diversion. sition in the third line. Numbers will
be issued to the first line first, the
ADELPHI PROGRAM. second line second and so on. You
The folowing program will be ren- will be given your choice of a number
dered Saturday, Jan. 16. on the -main floor ; or gallery line.
Speech-Brossman. These lines will be formed Saturday
Debate-Resolved, That the sub- moruing, January 16th at 9 o'clock at
mission of the Turkish Empire would the School of Music. This new plan
be a gain to all Europe. of reserving the seats it. is hoped will
Affirmative-Gallup and Wolf, avoid the necessity of standing in line
Negative-Deahl and Grimm. all night,