IGAN, THURSDAY, DECEMBER 14, 1911.
DEAN SHOWS CRANE'S ERRORS.
Speaks to Freshmen on Chicago's Col-
Dean Mortimer E. Cooley addressed
the freshman engineers yesterday
morning at their weekly assembly, on
? R. T. Crane's pamphlet, "The Futility
of the Technical Schools." Prof. Cool-
ey pointed out the fact that the editor
of the pamphlet was a college man and
was being paid'a high salary by Crane
"One of insinten," said Dean Cooley,'
"that Mr. Crane classes with Edison
and Westinghouse as a great engineer
who has achieved success without a col-
lege education, J. R. Sprague, was one:
of my classmates at Annapolis in the
class of '78."
Prof. Cooley pointed out several oth-
er glaring fallacies in Mr. Crane's ar-
guments against the Technical schools.
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to be giv-
t the Ger-
i the vain,
romen's suffrage and
ests of some types
The play abounds
ons and can be en-
ry profound knowl-
I for that reason is
I for presentation
is one of the most
.an dramatists and
e been staged with
nly on the German
as well. His first
:ste Haupt," pro-
841, was a decided
apidly followed by
>thers. Like most
lies .he turned his
Responding to the ext
nary demands for seats fc
Awakened Ramesis" with
the Union officials have b
seiged since the S. R. O
were hung out, General
man Cox announced las
that an extra performance
be given Saturday evenin
noon at 1:30 at the Whitn
ater box office.
The curtain will rise p
tickets will go on sale thi:
ly at 8 o'clock on Saturda
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Socialists of University Start Petition
For a New Campus Move-
ADDRESSED TO STUDENT COUNCIL
Campus referendum is becoming a
much mooted question. The latest is
a petition addressed to the Student
Council, now being circulated by mem-
PROMINENT WOMEN 0:
DIFFER ON IDEA 0:
but these la
ack bers of the Intercollegiate Socialist num
ver Society, in which popular referendum enc
m- is demanded. The petition has not met man
uis- with an especially cordial reception, if the:
ua- the number of signatures already ob- ingt
ate tained can be taken as a basis for con- club
his clusions, but the promoters hope to stat
secure a sizable list of names before on t
be the next meeting of the Council. onN
ie- George Bishop, '12, drew up the pe- view
,tic tition which is now going the rounds. into
C. The document calls for general refer- Ed
iss endum, but does not specify any par- en's
al- tit'lar a tion upon which the new .al of
ber system shall be practiced. Although path
hat sponsored by socialists, all students "and
ess are being invited to sign the paper, the
on- E strut
COMEDY CLUB'S REHEARSAL IS caml
ber of ;
, an at
ers and M
Lined and l
in be e
Tryouts for "Doktor Wespe" will be )INICATIVE OF CLEYER SHOW.
held in Room 303 University hall from
ion January 4 to January 11. All students The initial reading of "The School-
except freshmen are eligible and as mistress," the English farce which the
i the Verein is anxious to have as many i Comedy Club will produce this year,
as possible try out for parts, all those was held by the prospective members
interested are urged to familiarize of the cast yesterday. The play proved
his themselves with the play and memorize to be an especially bright and mirth-
an- certain parts. The book will go on fufl farce, and is thoroughly a repre-
sale at Wahr's and Sheehan's on sentative drama of the master pen of
iah, Thursday and the actual work will be- Pinero, the clever Londoner who has
ret gin about the middle of January. given to the world among his master-
>rth I pieces, "The Thunderbolt," "The Mag-
rith Auditor Wished to Consult Officers. istrate" and "The Second Mrs. Tan-
tic The University Auditor, Dr. J. W. queray.
Glover, would like to have an inter- The final roles have not yet been as-
ore view with the president and treasuret signed to the aspiring actors but the
ee- of each student organization, and re- material is . of exceptional merit, and
quests that they call at his office be-. stellar work is expected by the man-
fore the Christmas holidays. His office agement. The assigning of the parts
hours are Monday, Wednesday, and will be left at the disposition of Mr.
T Friday from 4 to 5:30 p. m., main cor- Bert St. John, who intends to review
of ridor U. H. the cast today.
all and am not in the least inter
in the movement. I do not :
whether I should vote if I could."
"I think the suffrage club is a
thing," said Mary Woodhull, trea
er of the Y. W. C. A. "I am hea
in favor of equal suffrage but I d
believe that we should adopt ra
measures to secure the vote."
Marguerite Reed, vice-presides
last year's junior class was very
tive in her opinions. "I do not
anything about women's suffrage,
said. "Personally, I would not
the trouble to vote even if we ha
right to do so."
Mary Bonner did not believe in
fare as a means to gain the vote.
said: "I believe an equal suf
club is a good thing, and I am I
vor of women's suffrage, not fo
vote itself, but for the moral go
be gained by having women vol
illustrated by the recent electio
California. I do not believe.in the
itant movement however, and do
care to be put in the. same class
Iowa won the debate with Neb
last week on the ship subsidy que
by a vote of two to one.
department of Fred-
Company of Detroit,
e an open meeting of
this evening at 7:30
emistry building. He
ical demonstration of
of such glassware as
nacists and chemists.
;traction on the Pres-
im this year, and it'
At to all students who
It's On The Way
sale this afternoon at 1:30 at the Whitney Box Office.
No seats exchanged, no money refunded.