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January 13, 1900 - Image 1

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No. 78.




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Unicersity and Ann Arbor?

UNANIMOUS DECISION er on the affiirmative. Mr. Bestor in
an excellent peroration mentioned the
Awarded Michigan Debaters.-Var growth of the problem of municipal
oa nership and drew a parallel between
alty Men Clearly Superior to the question of debate and those it-
their Opponenta. volving the public ownership bridges
Again Michigan has proved her sup- streets, water-works, electric lighting
ertority in debate and defeated the piants, etc. He asked for municipal
team representing the University of ownership and operation that fares
Chicago, who came with a record that might be lowered, wages raised, hours
entirely eclipsed any held by ary slortened and the sanitary conditions
previous debating team which has surrounding the employees be better-
upheld the maroon against Michigan. ed. He pointed to Chicago's street
And in fact her team was superior to railway system as an example of the
any that has invaded the precincts granting of a francnase worth 60,000-
of our own University hall since joint 000 of dollars to private corporations
debates have been in order. which make enough money to be ablo
The visitors seemed to have failed to buy any and what legislation they
to grasp the whole amount of evidence iAl. This enormous profit he thought
that could be brought to bear upon should belong to the city itself rather
their side of the argument, or, if they tian to the individual.
grasped it, they failed to present it in He was followed by Mr. Gustavus
a manner that would be convincing to A. Ghlinger who attacked almost im-
the judges for the final verdict was mediately the arguments laid down by
unanimous in favor of the supporters his predecessor claiming that there
of the negative. As a team they were could be comparison made between
not as well balanced as they might the various schemes of municipal
have been and the arguments of one ownership of water and lighting plants
anotbar were not supported and even an that which would be involved by
in some cases they were considered like ownership of street railway lines
so lightly as to almost appear to be I-la asked for the city to exercise it,
contradicted. To Mr. Bestor of the powers of supervision retained when
Midway school belongs the credit of the franchise is granted to bring about
leading his team in the effectiveness ha reforms it prices and conditions
of his argument and the manner -of which his predecessor lad advocated1
its prasentaon.Air. Robert S. McClure who spoke
snext addressed himself immediately
the men who spoke for Michigan to the arguments offered by the negs-
v, ere clearly better masters of the tive and quoted the case of the Brook-
ia t the case and of the power of lyn Bridge Street Railway as an ex-
argument than were their opponents. ample of municipal control stating
Not contenting themselves with mere- that in the years 0894 and 1895 it sad
ly avarthsrowinog the arguments of the paid a profit of 500,000 dollars to the
alfirmative, as devolves upon the neg- city. He was followed by Mr. Martin
al'e speakers to do, they brought If. Carmody who pointed out that at
tuortn .argument after rrgament to
ohow why the proposed conditions preacut the city has given up run,
e. cing its street car across Brooklyn
should not and could not exist. The idge and has leased the road t
team work was much more effective . ?g n a eae h odt
tan thark was mhch mppoets efcte private corporations. He showed that
titan that of their opponents and the at present cities are deriving mor..
retuttal speaches of all were of spec- cvenue from taxes and car line tarift
al force and merit, though Messrs than any has done by running its owr
Cloud and Carmody were by far sytem.
stronger at this part of the game than Mr. Benjamin Samuels pointed to
any of the other speakers of the even- the fallacy of comparing English and
ing. American cities when the conditions
The evening program was opened are so different and then cited the
by an organ solo by Prof. Albert A. case of Glasgow's success as a reasor
Stiarley who played Guilmant's for adoption in America. Mr. Albert,
"Giand Chorus" in a style which is M. Cloua who followed devoted hit-
peculiarly his own and which elicited entire time to shattering the argu-
prolonged applause from the audience. usents that had been offered by the
This latter was large for a contest of alito mative. In the rebuttal speaches
this kind and especially so, these be- the Michigan men were clearly sup-
ing so many counter attractions. Im- crior to their opponents and left no
riediately upon the close of the selec- doubt in the minds of the spectators
tion President Angell ushered Gen. as to the judges' decision.
its.,ell A. Alger, folilowed by the Chi- B5-winning the present team has
cago and Michigan teams in turn upon gained the right to represent Michi
the platform. In a few well chosen gan in the final contest of the Central
iords the president spoke of the la- Debating League which will be held
aentable absence of Mr. Eaman, pres- on the first Friday in March, in Chi.-

Junior Lita and Engineera Held an
Exciting One Yeatrdai
The liveliest lit, class election which
has taken place for some time, was
held yesterday afternoon by the jun-
ior and literary and engineering
to order, a motion was made to a-
nall the proceedings of the previous
meeting-which was called in the in-
terest of athletics and nothing else,-
in regard to the electing of the two
independent representatives on the
"J" hop committee, the baseball and
footi)all manager for the coming year.
Ater a warm debate the motion was
carried, and the action of the previ-
ous meeting declared void. Then fol-
lowed the election of officers for the
coming year.
there were two tickets in the field,
a straight literary and a lit.engineer-
Both tickets had a strong following,
but the latter having a little the
strongest, elected their entire ticket
with the exception of treasurer. As
there was only one candidate for each
of the offices of track manager and
football manager and only two, for the
independent representatives on the
J hop committee, the election of the
aoove candidates was unanimous:
Thte following are the two tickets with
the number of votes that each candi-
date received following their respec-
tive names:
it.-Engieer- Ticket - Pres., Mr.
tadley, 99; vice-president, Miss
Spottswood, 102; secretary, Mr. Car-
penter, 94; treasurer, Miss Longwell,
8t; baseball manager, Mr. Sproat, 104.
Literary ticket-President, Mr. Far-
anum, 80; vice-president, Miss Horton,
79; secretary, Mr. Keena, 84; treas-
urer, Miss Wattles, 94; baseball man-
ager, Sr. Lowrie, 49.
The following persons were de-
cared elected: President, Mansfield
Dudley, of Morrow, 0.; vice-president,
Mary Spottswood, of Winnebago, Ill.;
secretary, Ward Carpenter, E., of
Orion; treasurer, Helen Wattles, of
Birmingham; baseball nianager, Harry
J. Sproat, E., of Grand Rapids; foot
ball manager, Forest H. Lancashire,
E., of Detroit, track manager, H. P.
Beitenbach, of Detroit; "J" hop com-
mittee, A. L. Davisof Aurora, Ill., and
A. L. Brookfield, of Englewood, Ill.
Dual Games with California.
Arrangements have been made with
tha University of California to hold a
00ual meet to take place just before the
Maatt Haven games. This year there
will not be any dual meet with Cor-
The Athletic Association has also
announced its intention of sending a
team to compete at the annual indooo
games of the oston Athletic Associa-
tion Feb. 3. The events in which
Pennsylvania will contest are a relay
race with Harvard, the two mile run,
and possibly the mile handicap. lIs
the relay race each man will run 390
yards. Alex. Grant, the intercolleg-
iate champion two miler, will probab-
b3 ha the only Pennsylvania man in
the two mile run, which is to be for
the championship of the American
Amateur Athletic Union. No team
will be sent to the meet of Boston coi-
lege Jan. 27, as there is not enough
time for preparation.

iaent of the association and who is
at present confined to his home in
Detroit by illness; he then welcomed
the speakers from Chicago and closed
by introducing as presiding officer for
the evening the ex-secretary of war.
Gen. Alger made a short address
and proceeded then to the statement
of the question as follows:
Resolved, That, municipal owner-
ahip, and operation of street railwayi
ii preferable to ownership and opera-
tion by private norporations. The
terms of the debate he said, allowed
each speaker twelve minutes at first;
end later five minutes for rebuttal,
Be then introduced Mr. Arthur E,
Bertor, of Chicago, as the first speak-

The judges of the contest were Hon.
harry A. Garfield, of Cleveland, Ohio-
Plan.J.R.Hanmiltoan, of Tleido Olab
tal Proft C .A Waldo, of Lafay tto
Ind. ',
Time Keepers, Mr. Llewellyn Sat,
of Chicago, and Mr. Theodore K. Jack-
sana of Macba'gan.
Alt r th debate the debaters of
both teams, the judges and members
of the Oratorical board were invited to
ehomeoP res. Angell for an in-
formwal reception.
Qoueenof Portugal, M. D.
The queen of Portugal has begun the
study of medicine as a "hobby," has
taken hr deg.e'aof M. D., anal in no
the chief physician of her consort, her-
.elf and her abhlicn.




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