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The Michigan Dail

Vo.. XIV.


No. 130

The lecture on "A Trip Down the
The Baseball and Track Men Called Tne e n sever e Do by
Out-Prospects Good For a Win- Danube," given several weeks ago by
ning Team to Philadelphia. Prof. Van Tyne, but was postponed on
account of his illness will be given in
With the advent of warm weather Sarah Caswell Angell Hall on April
the candidates for the various athle- 9, at 8 p. al. This lecture will be giv-
tic teams are yearning to get down en under the auspices of the Alpha
to real work outdoors. There seems Nu Literary society, but will be openr
every prospect that the wish will soon to all who care to attend. Prof. Van
be gratified. In fact some work in Tyne will relate his own experiences
the open air has already been accom- while making the trip down the his-
plished. toric river in a canoe.1
The Cross Country men have been The lecture was given last summer<
out twice and unless prevented by in the course of lectures given by
another spell of bad weather will take members of the faculty. The attend-
a daily run ance then was so large, that the of-t
The baseball men who have been ficers of the Alpha Nu selected Sarah
steadily at work in the cage for two Caswell Angell Hall as the one most
months are eager fEr the fresh air likely to acomodate comfortably theI
and the greater opportunities of Ferry crowd that will probably attend.
Field. The diamond while yet a little
soft is fast drying up and the turf ACADEIY O SCIENCE
will be firm and solid after a couple
days of continued sunshine. It is pro- Begins Annual Session Here Today-
bable that Coach Utley will issue a Forestry and Game Interests of1
call today and that the first outdoor Michigan Will be Discussed-
practice will be held on Thursday. Strong Programs.
The track men have been closely
watching the snow disappear from the The Michigan Academy of Science
cinder path and Capt. Kellogg decided will hold its tenth annual convention
last night that it would be in condi- at the University today, Friday and,
tion by Thursday. Saturday. The program contains pap-.
The posts bounding the gridiron of ers by the most noted physicians and
last fall have not yet been removed scientists, and two meetings havebeen
from the finish but will be pulled up arranged on popular subjects which
at once and, the track will be raked are sure to command widespread pub-
and rolled. li attention. These deal with the
All track interest now centers in live question of re-forestration in
the prospects of a Michigan team a4 Michigan and the preservation of fish
the Pennsylvania games in Philade and game in the state. r'
phia on April 23. This is a meet open Tomorrow the scientists will meet
to all amateurs receiving invitations in separate sections for the discussion
to compete, and is participated in by of their hobbies after the general bus-
all the big eastern colleges. It will iness meeting in West Hall of the
be remembered that last year. ichi- new medical building. These will be
gan sent five men. Archie Hahn and held in their respective places at 3
a four mile relay team, composed of o'clock: Botany, room 2, University
Kellogg, Perry, Conger and Waite. Hall, south wing. Geology and Geo-
In the hundred yard dash it was on- graphy, Museum lecture room. Sani-
ly after considerable discussion that tary Science, southwest lecture room,
the judges awarded first to Shick of new medical building, third floor. Zoo-
Harvard, over Hahn of Michigan, so logy, Room 12, University Hall, south
close was the brush between these wing. The members of the Academy
two, and the relay, team won lasting have been invited to attend the dedi-
fame by winning thfiobig event of the cation of the New Science Building of
meet from the crack teams of Yale, the State Normal College at Ypsilanti
Harvard, Columbia, Pennsylvania, this evening. The sections will con-
Princeton, Chicago and. Wisconsin. tinue their meetings at the same
This year the prospects are better places Friday morning at nine o'clock.
than before. Kellogg and Perry are Friday afternoon at 2 o'clock, Prof.
both better than last year and for the F. A. Newcombe of Ann Arbor, will
other two places, there are available deliver the presidential address on
such men as Coe, Stone, Hall, Waite "Manner and Means of a Biological
and Daane. Survey of Michigan." The following
It is probable that all candidates authorities on Forestry in Michigan
for the two vacant places will Abe giv- will then discuss different phases of
en a tryout in a couple of weeks to that important question and West Am-
determine the makeup of the team. pitheatre of the new medical building
Michigan will also be represented in should be filled with listeners.
the other events in all probability. "The State's Work in Forestry,"
Those spoken of as likely to be sent Hon. Charles W. Garfield, President
are Hahn in the dashes, Dvorak in the State Forestry Commission, Grand
pole vault, Schule in the hurdles, and Rapids.
Rose in the weights. Yesterday Rose "Forestry of Michigan from a Busi-
was practicing the duiscus throw near ness Man's Standpoint," Mr. John Bis-
the gymnasium and suceessded with- sel, Detroit.
out a turn in. hurling the missle 111 "The Next Step in Forestry in Mich-
feet. As he was up to this time to- igan," Prof. Filibert Roth, University
tally unfamiliar with the discus, this of Michigan, Ann Arbor.
performance certainly augurs well. "The Work of the Bureau of For-
The world's record in the discus is on- estry in Michigan," Dr. J. W. Clark, of
ly 128 feet. the U. S. Bureau of Forestry, Wash-
ington, D. C.
BASKETBALL GAME. Lantern Views of Seedlings and
Young Forest Trees, Prof. W..J. Beal,
A basketball game will be played Agricultural College.
off Friday afternoon by the sopho "Forestry Plantations in Michigan,"
mores and seniors. Both teams are Prof. E. E. Bogue, Agricultural Col-
in excellent practice and the game will lege.
undoubtedly be a good one. It will be "Condition of the Wood Lot in
the first of the "open games" of the Michigan," C. A. Davis, University of
year, all the girls who take work in Michigan, Ann Arbor.
the gymnasium being allowed to bring Friday evening at 8 o'clock, Prof.
a friend. John M. Coulter, head of the Biologi-
cal department at the University of
DEUTSCHER VEREIN PLAY. Chicago, will deliver the annual ad-
dress at Sarah Caswell Angell hall.
The members of the Deutscher Ver- His subject will be "A Neglected Na-
ein are now busily at work upon a turalist." Prof. Coulter was president
play which they are to present in the of Lake Forest University before ac-
near future. The time has not as yet cepting his present position and is
been decided. The play which is a known as a fluent and easy speaker.
comedy in two acts written by ene- West Ampitheatre will be used for
dix, is called "Die Hochzeitsreise." Saturday morning's discussion on
Those who will take part in it are Michigan's Fish and Game interests,

Miss Freeman, Miss Kinsley, Mr. Neu- which begins at 9 o'clock. The fol-
marker, Mr. Lauer, and Mr. Goodrich. lowing papers will be read at that
The S. C. A. will hold annual elec- tommercial Fish and Fisheries. Mr.
tion tonight at 6:45 p. m. in the aud- F. N. Clark, Supt. of U. S. Fish Hatch-
itorium of Newberry Hall. (Continued on Page Two.)

A Warm Welcome Was Given Presi- About fifty men turned out for the
dent Angell at the University of first run of the Cross Country Club
California-His Charter Day yesterday. From now on, until the
Day Address Characterized spring vacation, these runs will take
as a "Notable Utterance." place daily. The squad will leave the
gym promptly at 4:45. As most of
Before 3000 people President Angell the wearers of the C. C. C. will be
delivered the Charter Day address on training at Ferry Field for the four
the occasion of the forty-fourth anni- mile relay, the runs will be rather
versary of the founding of the Uni- easy and more for exercise. For this
versity of California. The subject of reason it is a good time for new men
his address was, "The Type of the to join the club. Gym work will not
State University." President Wheel- be required of the freshmen taking
er of California, in closing his ad- the runs.
dress said: "The old small colleges - The executive committee are consid-
trained men in faith; they gave them ering the advisibility of having a nov-
consciences. My Alma Mater Brown ice race just before the spring vaca-
is at the college of my brother Pro- tiion.
fessor Angell. He has made the state
institution Possible. I introduce to WISCONSIN JUBILEE
you James Burril Angell, the Nestor of
us all." President Angell to Deliver One of the
Great applause greeted President Addresses-Celebration Will Mark
Angell when he arose to speak and the Fiftieth Year in the Life
he began as follows: "It is with plea- t fthe University.
sure that on this festal day I bringthe of
salutations of the University of Michi-
gan to the University of California. The University of Wisconsin is plan-
I bear the greetings of the elder in- ning to make her semi-centennial cel-
stitution to the younger. I come with ebration a great one in every way.
the message of congratulation from The exercises will begin on Sunday,
one of the most eastern state univer- June 5th, and will end on Thursday,
sities to the most western. It is with June 9th, when the fiftieth class will
a justifiable maternal pride that she graduate from the umniverity. A fi-
sees eight of her sons honored by nance committee is raising $20,000 by
positions in your faculties, and subsiption among the alumni, so
through them shares in the glory of that the success of the celebration
your achievements." will be assured. Part of the money is
President Angell then spoke of the to be devoted to the publication of
great strides the state of California the results of the original research of
had made along the line of education. Wisconsin professors in the last few
He pointed out that democracy should years. The program for the week is
rule in the state universities, that all as follows:
social distinction and caste should be On Sunday morning services in the
put aside, and that the doors of the various churches will be conducted by
state universities should be open to clergymen who are graduates of the
the poor and rich alike. He also university. The baccalaureate ad-
showed how highly the foreign rulers dresses will be delivered in the after-
regard their schools of learning, how noon by Prof. John Bascom of Wil-
the work of the universities is endur- liams College, who was president of
ing even though the royal houses rise Wisconsin from1 574 to 1887.
and fall, and the map of Europc is Monday is set aside for the alumni,
made and remade. who will hold their class reunion in
the morning. The alumni banquet will
MADDOCK LEAVES COLLEGE. be followed by a reception by Presi-
dent Van Hise to the official guests of
Joseph H. Maddock, one of the best the university. A novel feature of the
known athletes that has represented alumi day will be a torch light pro.
Michigan in recent years, has decided cession of 2000 under-graduates in the
to leave college at once and go into evening. After a circuit of the cam-
business. While Maddock announced pug and the capitol, the procession
at the close of the football season that will return to the campus where the
annual pipe of peace ceremony will
be held occording to a custom estab-
tishedt in the early histuury auf the uni-
versity. The seniors all gatheraround
a monster bonfire and after smoking
the great peace pipe, adorned with the
class colors of all the preceding class-
es, hand it down to the junior class
who use it the following year.
On Tuesday President Van Hise
will be formally inaugurated president
f the university. He is the first Wis-
consin alumnus to attain the presiden-
he would not return for another fall cy of the institution and graduated in
he expected then to stay out the rest 1879. The greetings of the other
of the year and was looked forward American universities will be present-
to as one of the mainstays of this ed by President Harper of theUniver-
year's track team in the hammer and sity of Chicago. Addresses by Gov.
discus. For various reasons, however, La Follette of the class of '79, and oth-
the famous Michigan star has decided er prominent alumni will follow, and
to leave at this time. the ceremony will close with the in-
Maddock entered the University in augural address by President Van
th fall of 1902 and at once was pick- Hise.
ed by Coach Yost for right tackle on A Venetian water fete on Lake Men-
the football team. As the season ad- dota will take place in the evening.
vanced the big man from ast Jordan That part of the campus bordering on
won a reputation as one of the most the lake will be brilliantly illuminated
reliable ground gainers on the team. by Japanese lanterns and colored in-
At the end of the season he was candescent lights. Gorgeously decora-
placed by all critics on the hyhotheti- ted barges and launches carrying
cal All-Western eleven. stringed orchestras will parade the
Last fall he not only fully sustained shore to add beauty to the scene.
his reputation but added new laurels, Wednesday is to be called the semi-
again being unanimously placed on centennial day and the origin and de.
the All-Western, and being mentined veopment of the university will be
by Walter Camp for the All-American shown.
eleven. President Gilman, formerly of Johns
In track athletics he was no less Hopkins university, will deliver an ad'
successful. Last spring he won more dress of congratulation in behalf of
points than any other contestant in the American universities. Short ad-
the conference meet, and his nine dresses will be given by President
points aided naturally in bringing the Wheeler of California, President Jesse

Spaulding Cup to Michigan. He was of Missouri and President Northrop of
placed in the hammer, discus and shot Minnesota. One of the principal ad-
At the National A. A. U. meet at Mil- dresses on "Functions of the State
waukee last summer he won the cham- University," will be given by Presi-
pionship of the United States in the dent Angell.
discus throw coming within four feet Dinners and reunions or undergrad-
(Contmnuea on page four.) (Continued on page four.)

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