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Michigan

Daily

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ANN ARBOR, MICHIGAN, TUESDAY, JANUARY 23, 1912.
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AL FACULTY GOES
0 FOR CONVENTION.
rs lVill Present Papers
ssemblage of Dis-
[shed Dentists.

NEW YORK ALUMNI..
TO SUPPORT UNION
President Hutchins Reports
That at Banquet E nthusi-
asm Was Shown

FLONZALEYS GIVE
NOTABLE CONCERT.
Great Exhibition of Chamber'
Music is Given By The
Famous Quartet

COMEDY CLUB RECEIPTS FOR
FIRST PERFORMANCE ARE $400
For 'irst Time in SeveralsYears Fl.
naneal Success is
Recorded.

II

member of the dental faculty
st evening for Chicago to attend
st evenign for Chicago to attend
nual meeting of the Institute of
Pedagogics. The trip
made in a special Pull-
ar and the party was accompa-1
y the representatives of the Den-
culty Association of American
sities who met here yesterday
r some Detroit members of the
te.
program begins today before
hicago Dental Society, and on,
sday, the regular convention of
stitute will open. Dr. R. W.
g of this university will lead
cussion of a paper by Dr. G. V.
who is well known throughout
ntal profession and who is dean
Northwestern Dental college.
L. Ward will read, on Friday,
tific paper on "Applied Physics
.emistry."
esentatives from all the recog-
dental schools of the country
>road will be present in order
uss the teaching methods of the
s institutions.
convention will last until Fri-
d will cut into .4 days of school.
in the department will be con-
under the supervision of the as-
s, Doctors F. C. Cole, R. H.'
and E. S. George.
bers of the faculty will return
hicago Friday night.

GREAT 1NTEREST IN UNIVERSITY. I-BEETHOVEN

BEST RECEIVED.

NUMBER SOLD

OUT.

Gargoyle'sl

to Were it not for the fact that the
te forms had been taken down, an extra
nt edition of the sorority number of the
s- Gargoyle would have been run off
M the press yesterday. Early Saturday
evening orders for more copies from
he the dealers began to come into the
he office, but yesterday morning, when
ol Business Manager Crane went to the
an Ann Arbor Press to have some more
lk printed, he found that it was too late.
he This number had the largest sale of
ar any Gargoyle yet printed, and wheth-
p- er it is due to the attractive "Coles-
ve Phillips" cover or to the threatened
rn expose of sorority life, is not known.
ut The next number will be called the
ly "J-Hop" editiont and will be increased
rn in size. Special efforts are being
to made to have this the best in literary,
ae artistic and humorous material that
11 can be had. An even more attractive
ae cover is promised. Fraternities who
r- desire a special order of this number
id should call up Warren Crane at 10-J
st between 5 and 6 any day this week.
11 PROF.TRIUEBLOOD TO TOUR SOUTH
rs .
se Will Deliver Lectures on Shakespeare
ae at Several Colleges.
- Professor T. R. Trueblood, of the
oratory department, will leave Ann
:y Arbor on Friday evening for a lecture
7e -tour through the south. He will de-
at liver lecture recitals on the various
e- dramas of Shakespeare at Musking-
hum College, New Concord, Ohio;
h- Earlham College, Richmond, Ind.;
:a Mercer University, Macon, Ga.; and
r, Stetson University, Deland, Fla.
From Deland, he will go to Havana,
st Cuba, where he will visit for a few
d days with his wife and daughter who
h- are spending the winter in Cuba. He
y expects to deliver several lectures be-
is fore audiences in the Cuban capital.
3; He expects to return to Ann Arbor,
r about February 10. The examinations
in the oratory department will be giv-
1- en by assistants during his absence.
.v

Pres. Hutchins returned yesterday
from New York where he attended an
enthusiastic banquet of the alumni of
that city. About 125 were present and
an intense interest was shown in
university affairs.
"All of the speakers manifested the
warmest enthusiasm and interest in
Michigan," said the president. "Every
one, I believe, spoke of the Union dur-
ing his speech. From the attitude they
showed, I should say that the project
for the new Union will receive a ready
response and hearty support from the
New York Alumni."
In his address at the banquet Pres-
ident Hutchins told of the recent ef-
forts to get more closely in touch with
the alumni body, by the periodical visz
its fromk members of the faculty, and
of the revival of the extension lec-
tures. He also spoke of the reorgani-
zation of the graduate school, and the
plans for revising the requirements
for graduation and entrance, n in
the hands of committees.
The other speakers at the banquet
were: Hon. Levi L. Barbour, of De-
troit, former regent; Chancellor Elmer
E. Brown, '89, of New York Universi-
ty; Representative Wedemeyer, of this
district; Dr. Copeland, formerly of
Ann Arbor, and Dr. Potter, of the New
York health commission. Bishop
Charles Burch, '75, pronounced the in-
vocation.
In speaking of the University of
Michigan, Dr. Potter, who is a gradu-
ate of Cornell, said that Michigan had
always been a leader of educational in-
stitutions, and should live up to her
standard by introducing a now much
needed course in preventitive medi-
cine. It was just last year that such
a course was introduced in the medical
department, tending towards the de-
gree of Doctor of Public Health.
Saturday afternoon Dr. and Mrs.
Copeland gave a reception for the
president, to alumni and alumnae in
New York city, which was attended
by about 250 persons.
OFFICERS ELECTED BY ALPHA -
NU FOR NEXT SEMESTER.
Officers for the next semester were
elected by the Alpha Nu literary soci-
ety at a meeting held Saturday night
as follows: G. C. Grismore, president;
W. W. Wheatley, vice-president;
George C. Caron, secretary; Joseph
Foran, treasurer; W. C. Mullendoer.
Sybol editor; Frank L. Stephan, mar-r
shall.
The initiate debating team to meet
the freshman team of the Adelph so-
ciety was chosen and is composed of
George E. Vawter, Jacob Levin, Ed-
ward McFarland, and Louis Rabe, al-
ternate,. The subject for the initia-]
ate debate was changed from that of
the initiative and referendum, to the
subject which will be used in the cup
debate; resolved, that the U. S. gov-
ernment should acquire and operate
the telegraph lines in connection with]
the postal service.
The society also decided at this.
meeting to give a banuet on March
7 and the following committee to make
arrangements was appointed: D. S.
Vesey, chairman; Leonard Rieser,
and Harry Reed.
COMMITTEES APPOINTED BY
SOPHOMORE LIT PRESIDENT,
In accordance with the new consti-
tution, submitted by the student coun-
cil and accepted by the class, Presi-
dent Guy Woolfolk of the soph lits
has appointed the following commit-
tees: auditing, Cyril Quinn, "Bob"
Sturtevant, and "Howdy" Seward; ad-
visory, all class officers, chairmen of
the other committees, Beatrice Miri-
am and Owen Winters.

After such a concert as that given
by the Flonzaley Quartet last night in
University Hall, the only regret is that
chamber music must be suppressed
for another year. Never has any or-
ganization surpassed the performance
of the Flonzaley's last evening; their
ensemble was perfect; their readings
were subtle, pulsating with human
emotion. Every phrase was signifi-
cant, both in relation to its neighbors,
and in relation to the complete whole
of the composition.
To come from the general to the
specific, the Beethoven Quartet, Op 18,
No. 5, is the first to be considered,
since it opened the program. Classic
in outline, joyously beautiful in con-
tent, it served to assure the two thous-
and or more auditors of the unequalled
ability of the Flonzaley organization.
Perhaps the third movement, Andante
cantabile, was the most enjoyable, and
particularly the organ-like quality of
tone in the pianissimo statement of
the theme. The first variation was
charming because the theme in fugal
style entered in the cello, and was
then taken up in a joyful mood by the
other instruments. The naive and un-
expected close of the fourth move-
ment was wonderfully well done.
"Sonata a Tre" for two violins and
'cello, by W. Friedman Bach was the
second number. Following, as it did,
such a masterpiece as the Beethoven'
Quartet, it could not but suffer from
the comparison. The workmanship of
the composer was not as compelling.
nor were the melodies as interesting.
The reading which the three artists
gave it, however, brought forth all
the hidden poetry in the score, One
could not refrain from wishing that
a 'cello or violin solo had been sub-
stituted for this number..
As a remarkably good example ofa
what a quartet in the modern style is
the Dvorak quartet op. 105 was offer-;
ed. It is a wonderfully pleasing work
partly because of the richer harmoni_
material that the Bohemian composer
employed, and partly from the more
intense character of the themes. xs
in the Beethoven quartet, the summitl
was reached in the Lento e molto can-
tabile, Seldom is a better opportunity1
offered to hear such clear, telling, in-
dependent part writing. And in their;
interpretation of the long sustained
phrases, each instrument was from1
time to time brought to the foreground
to contribute its own peculiar color to
the scene. The effect gained was noth-
nig short of marvelous. The number
closed with a brilliant Allegro that
formed a fitting climax to such a prec-
edent setting concert.
LEIDY TAKES ASSISTANT
SECRETARYSHIP IN TOLEDO
TOLEDO, 0., Jan. 22.-Paul Leidy
who has been taking post-graduate;
work at the University of Michigan,
has left college and accepted the po-
sition of assistant secretary of the To-
ledo Commerce Club. His appoint-
ment was confirmed by the trustees
some days ago.
Mr. Leidy was graduated from the
U. of M. with the class of 1909. He
taught school for a year before going
back for graduate work He was a
mem'ber of the varsity tennis team.

For the first time in several years,
the opening performance of the Com- .
edy Club can claim the right to being
heralded as a financial success. Ac-
cording to the treasurer's reports of No 01
the debut of "The Magistrate," which Cit
was made at the Whitney theater last
Saturday evening, about $400 was
taken in. This exceeds by far the Fay
amounts collected from similar Com-
edy Club openings in the past few DISAG
years and is over three times that of
the initial performance of "The Title- Some
Mart" which was given last year.
Not only does a "$400 house" repre-
sent a big success for the Comedy
club, but it is also a fair amount for The
a professional performance in a town infirma
of Ann Arbor's size. Many produc-
tions have played at the local theater gested
to a less lucrative audience and the suppor
fact that an amateur performance medica
could draw such an audience has giv- mous i:
en the management considerable even ci
pleasure and pride. less los
With the initial performance a thing eectio:
of the past, the cast has been allowed erectio:
to settle down to the college grind un- (avoral
til after the examinations. One re- positi
bearsal will be held during the "blue latter
book" weeks in order to keep the act- movem
ors familiar with their parts. Then wo ed
the rehearsals will begin anew and the who ex
production will be gone over in a dation
thorough manner before it is present- student
ed to the public for the second time The
hospital
on the afternoon of Saturday, Febru- sia
ary 10, for the entertainment of the sandi
hop guests,.it«

vor c

play
ary,

WOULD HAVE LECTURES
"Post Grad" Thinks Extension
Should be Given on Campi
' -

Ir

m had
sourc

(The Daily assumes no responsibility physi
for sentiments expressed in com physc
munications.
Editor, The Michigan Daily:- alway
On reading the list of Extension tors tV
Lectures, recently published as a Uni- infirm
versity Bulletin, the thought occurred eni
to me, as it has no doubt to many-evenin
others, that it would be a fine thing
if a large number of these could be over-
given right here on the campus. The l
plan of 5 o'clock lectures by members ing at
of the faculty has proved a decided Man
success in the summer session, why unvt
not try it during the regular school thevas
year? The extra expenditure of time thees
by the lecturers and of money by the "Il
university would be amply justified proba
Anstin-edDr.C
by the benefits to be derived. An"in- .As f
creasingly large number of under-'
a urn't
graduate, as well as graduate students,apon
find themselves forced to confine pend
their elections of courses largely to a appoi
particular branch. A lecture once or contr
twice a week after the manner of the "Th
summer school lectures, would prove "Th
a most welcome innovation to all ofeth
those who for lack of time have con- wht
centrated their efforts on a narrow what
field.e

stablishn
cannot s
tion of t
onrad C
or the
versity p
on the n
nted. If
act it mi
men foi
in- f -

.ae one," s
.e medical :
advantage
in maintain

"Post Graduate."
THROUGI{ MISUNDERSTANDING
NO HOCKEY GAME WAS PLAYED
Owing to a misunderstanding, the
game between the lits and scientists
was not played at Weinberg's last
night. The teams were scheduled to
meet last night, but, on account of the
postponement of one of their games'
from last week, the members of the
science team were under the impres-
sion that the postponed game would
be played before they could go on
with the schedule.

of physicians an
a place. It wou
lish the infirma
present hospital
"There is no
private ward o:
especially for st
tablished," said I
present there is
to take a student
tagious disease.
Tilley, and I lo(
two years ago
from about forty
firmaries are ma
reason why Mic
Inot be provided

rable
y re-

Engineering Editor to Lecture Tonight
W. W. Deberard, western editor of
the Engineering Record, who has been
the head of many prominent sanitary
engineering enterprises, will lecture
.onight at 8 p. m., on "Water Purifi-
cation," in the west physics lecturc
room. Mr. Deberard ranks among the
foremost sanitary engineers of the

Commerce Club to Hear Advertiser.
J. B. Brownwell, head agent of the
Detroit branch of the J. Walter
Thoinpson Advertising Co., will give
a talk on "Advertising," before the
Commerce club tonight, at the Mich-
i an Union, at 8 o'clock. The talk will
be informal in nature, and a smoker
will be held in the dining room of the
Union, before the speeches are begun.

A. I. Ricker Addresses Socialists. stitu-ti
A. W. Ricker, circulation manager of
the Appeal to Reason delivered the Stude
last number on the socialist lecture Glen
course last night. He directed his re- univei
marks to the practical results of so- ing a
cialistic administrations. He drew his has d
illustrations from Crawford county, A let
Kansas, and Milwaukee. In the form- room-
er place the socialists carried the three enter
branches of government, ,in the per- home
sons -of two trustees, two justices of day.
the peace, and the county constable. myste

ons."

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