o4 Pai u
VOL. X. ANN ARBOR, MICH., THURSDAY, MARCH 1, 1900. No. 113.
G. H. WILD & CO.
We have just received our line
of spring woolens for men's
wear. It includes everything in
staples that are suitable and de-
sirable for the season. We are
also showing full ranges in nov-
elties, in quality and style to
suit the most exacting taste,
consisting of Top Coats, Suit-
ings, Fancy Vests and Golf
Trouserings. We invite you to
call and inspect our line at
108 E. Wasbirgtor St.
FILLED we ave
AT inagurated a
ALL night service
store and are
HOURS prepared to fil
orders for drugs
at all hours.
THE OLD Fel s we ave
REIBEboys, and nw are ready with
RELIABLlE ori' t iecci . C-
teR ad TOBACCO.
PIPES A sPEOIALTY
R. E. JOLLY & CO.
.... GOING AT....
LARGE CROWDS Colege gave an off-hand talk on "In- FRESH-SOPH MEET.
secticides, Fungicides, and Spraying.
~- He discussed at some length the va
Attended Yesterday's Sessions.- rious insects and fungi destroying Will be a Record Breaker in Com-
Prof. Baile Adoocates Agricul- fruits and advocated spraying as a petition and Attendance.
tural Extension.-Prof.. preventitiv. Fo the inseet, spray- The annual freshman-sophomore
fo .wt arsenic soutions was avses,
Wenley's Address. ans for fungi, with solisaio c61eopper indoor meet will be held in the gym-
Constantly increasing crowds at- sulphate. nasium on Friday night. The prelim-
tended yesterday's sessions of the rue EVENING SESSION. inary meet of last week has worked
Farmers' Institute. - The topic for the At 7 o'clock the delegates and visi wonders in arousing enthusiasm and
forenoon was farm crops. A. M. tors met in tie corridor of University now there is no doubt that the list of
Brown of choolcraft opened by a dis- an marcseo to Prof. Freer's lecture
cussion of "Lessons o the Year in room in the medical nuilding to listen entries will be larger than at any pre-
Wheat Growing." He laid down the to a lecture on liquid air. Te lecture vious similar meet. 'there is lots of
proposition that the cost of prodic- was inserspersed with a number of in- enthusiasm among the different mem-
..on cannot be decreased anu hence an teresting experiments. At 8 the dele- hers of the class and the rivalry will
attempt must be made to increase the gates returned to University Hall,
yield. Te desideratum for this is in- where the program 'was continued. be vigorous.
creased fertility. Te soil mast also After music by Prof. Stanley, Prof. R. As usual the girls of the two classes
be prepare - properly. The most com- M. Wesley made a brief address on will present a banner to be contested
oson mistase in this regard is rolling "imporance of Co-Operation in Edo- for at the meet. The class whose
the surface even. It should be left cation.: He got the audience to a
somewhat loose and uneven as a pro happy vein by a couple of well-told athletes accumulate tne largest num-
tection against frosts. "Don't be over stories which were fitting to the oc- ber of points will receive this banner,
nice in working -_a groun - fine but casion, and then took up his topic. It will be presented by the vice-presi-
fertilize well." His remarks were substantially as fol- dent of the losing class and accepted
E. A. Croman of Grass Lake in con- lows:
sidering the year's lessons in corn PROF. wENLEY'S ADDRESS. with a speech by the corresponding
raising declared that corn must now The farmer must be a scientific man officer of the winning class. As the
became a leading crop for Michigan To get this knowledge farmers must result of the meet is doubtful each
farmers, as western competition made co-operate. Living as they do in a officer will have to prepare two
it unprofitable to raise wheat exclu- sparsely-inhabited country they can- sece oa ob ed o itr
sively. For bet success corn should spreyihbtd cutythycn speeches so as to be ready for victory
sivey. or estsucesscor shuldnot readily get this scientific knowl-
follow clover. "Michigan is bound to eadily geads cientifi kn or defeat.
be a dairy state and corn is a great edge. Two heads become better than
one-and more especially two pocket The most exciting event of the meet
fodser crop. Corntseed should never books. Instructors and lecturers can- will be the relay races. The prelimi-
selected from home growth. h not be secured without co-operation. naries for the college championship
"Results of Experiments with L - 's t s schoo s er t will be run off. All classes in the
gumes" was the title ro dscf.Towarcs for its up-keep. University welch have relay teams
paper. Legumes are the all-important Imitation is a strong trait of man, so will be represented. A feature of
fertilizers. He quoted extensive ex- he takes home a hint of his neighbor these races will be that each of these
periments on the Agricultural College and applies it. The farmer has a pe-
farm as showing the amount of nitro- a adleit.ge farer h duca- teams will wear the colors of some
gee he arius egues dde totheculiar advantage in forcing educa-
gen the various legumespadded to the tional co-operation. He needs no lab- sorority.
acre. Legumes are especially to be oratory or new and elaborate imple- The winning team -will be rewarded
sown as cover crops an. for their fer- ments to experiment with. His farm in some siitable msnner by the soci-
tiiigrsls.is his laboratory. He observes sed ety which it reprsns h ei
"Rotation of Crops" was treated by sddphis theories to tasready fty of t reyrsents. The semi-
A. E Palmer of Kalkaska. One of ar finals of the reay races will be run
the rotation crops at least should be aland
legume. On most soils, especially It is often stated that the farmer is off at the 'Varsity meet and the final
light ones, rotation shosld esshort. slow and conservative and a heavy at the Notre Dame meet. The pre-
balance for the ship of state. That he
Surface feeders rotate with deep feed- . liminary races bor this meet and the
ers. The amount of work required sconservie true bu e u sorority patronesses for each team
for cultivation is also a factor. Corn reasons given are met true. The srrt arnse o si en
wha andtictloverwas suggeted. Csanature of his occupation causes this are as follows:
uheat end clover s suggested a habit of min. In the quiet of the RELAY RACES.
sut lerpaper before oon as by arm, with no noise except that of his '5 Lit s. 'S3 Lit.
Prof. M. L. Dean of M. A. C. on "New eam and his plow to interreupt him, he 01 Lit vs. 100 Lit.
Helps in Potato Growing." He stated tai cgensidet things carefully end go 1900 Law vs. ' Law.
that seeds should he especially care- staesh bn mconeS ative. Heworks 't edic vs. - Meec.
fully selected and treated with corr- ktthe m ns but teo prceeing TEAM PATRUNESSES.
sive sublimate solution to prevent from his own life. His occupation 00 Lit-tamma Phi Beta.
scabbinug. Picking into ciates wr3
suggested as saiing ntuc labe is gives him an opportunity for cooper 0 Lit--Sorosis.
asulig afterwards. m r ation inindividual lie. The normal '03 Lite-pyaAlphaa ueta.
eman is capable of understanding and '01 Lit-Delta Gamma.
THE AFTERN N sESSoN. expression. We usually educate to 00 Law-Kappa Kappa Gamma.
The question box was opened at 1 develop the understanding. But the '03 luedic-Phi Beta Psi.
and an interesting discussion kept up farmer may also emphasize the side '01 Law-Alphia sic.
until nearly 2 before the delegates of expression. In educating expres '02 Medic- Delta Delta Delta.
had all arrived. Newberry Hal was sion by his hand itie farmer hassa
quite crowded at this session, which chance to work out co-operation and Canes and Their Blind Inhabitants.
proved one of the most interestimg to become a better all-round man than
thus far held. iSi the absence of Prof. the professor who is cooped up within Prof. C. l. Eigenmann of the Uni-
Bailey, who cold not make Ann Arbor four walls withs ii lsundance of bad versity of Indiana will lecture before
on account of one snow storm, Roland air. You get an idea from your own the zoological field club of the Univer-
Morrill of South Haven began by a experience, enabling you to contrib. sity at 4 p. mi. Friday, in the museum
discussion of lessons in peach grow- ute to the science of agriculturee lecture room. This lecture will be
ing.. He emphasized the importance It has often been said that a wom illustrated with stereopticon views,
of cultivation of ground and of prun- an's toilet table is an altar raised by and is open to the public.
ing in connection with peach raising. vanity to self-love. So we may say
The surface must be constantly that this institute is an altar raised by Sunda Afternoon Address Before
worked until it is time to pick fruit. co-operation to self-development.
Trees should annually be so pruned as our co-operation in this institute C. A.
to prevent an overproduction of fruit better for you and for all of us who The S. C. A. has secured a most ex-
at any time. This constant cultiva- are fellow citizens wits you. cellent array of talent for its coming
tion leaves ground bare and a cover series of vesper meetings at 4 p. mel. on
crop should be sown at time of last PROF. BAILEY' S ADDRESS. Sundays. Prof. McLaughlin is to speak
cultivation to retain moisture and pre- L. H. Bailey, professor of horticul- on social responsibility next Sunday af-
vent deep freezing. ture in Cornell University, delivered ternooe. Prof. Salemme will present a
S. H. Fulton of South Haven consid- an address on "The Trend of Agricul- violin solo. On Marchc i the address
ered the "Present and Future of tural Education." He prefaced his will be by Prof. J. Ross Stevenson, of
Mitcigan Apples." While the present utscussion by a very elaborate and McCormick Theological Seminary, Chi-
Michigan apples are not generally of complete historical sketch of agricul- cago.
the best quality those raised by the tural education. He considered at On March 16, 17 and 18 Prof. Herbert
thorough growers are bringing good length the causes that brought about L. Willett, of the Chicago university,
prices. Outside of the lower tiers of distinctive agricultural eucation and will deliver a series of five lectures.
counties apple trees are constantly some of the earlier attempts at found- Prof. Willett is one of the finest think-
being set out and properly cared for, ing colleges. Education was at first ers on the lecture platform, and his com-
and this fact gives high hopes for the aristocratic but gradually was popeu ing here is a matter of no little local in-
future of Michigan apples. '.- larized. , - - - terest.
proper spraying and pruning the best He spoke from the farmer's point of On March 25 President Faunce, of
of apples can be raised in Michigan. view. The farmer is the most numer- Brown university, will deliver the an-
J. N. Stearns of Kalamazoo present- ous and in many ways the conservator nual address, taking for his subject,
ed some "New Thoughts on Small of the public weal and welfare. He "The Modern Readers' Bible." Music
Fruits." He advocated having every has developed with the evolution of on that evening will be in charge of
farmer raise all the small fruit for his agricultural education. Prof. Stanley.
own use. His paper precipitated a The first distinctive agricultural On April i Dr. Nehimniah Boynton, of
lively discussion in which his support- college was established by Michigan Detroit, will be the speaker. For April
ers clearly carried off the honors. in 1857. Five years later the educa 8 negotiations are in progress to secure
Prof. L. R. .aft of the Agricultural (Continued on page 2) President Barrows, of Oberlin.