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semiannual election of the
Literary society, held-Friday
the following officers were se-
eter R. Fagan, president; Gil-
nes, vice-president;Werner W.
r, secretary; Willis B. Good-
easurer; Percival V. Blanch-
gent-at-arms; Arnold Eggert,
1 delegate.
ations are being made for the
ebate with the Alpha Nu. The
te try-outs will be held March
ble team is expected to enter
est against the Webster socd-'
rs at Graduation Exercises.
sor R. M. Wenley of the Phil-
epartment addressed the Jan-
duating class of Central high
etroit, on Thursday evening.




Although 'ummer Baseball Rul-
ing Was LCefeato-d, Minneso-
ta ailed to Withdraw From
West( rn Conf rence





dlishment of Cat.Ilogue of Organ-
ization Members Looked on
as "Paternal."
ne misunderstanding seems to
been aroused here and there in
tudent body by the cards which
recently been sent out from the
of the Committee on Non-Ath-
Organizations. The feeling has
expressed that it is a form of
rnalism," interference on the part
e faculty with non-academic af-
and that it may ultimately result
rtailing students' liberties in so-

t13 The fact is that heretofore the same'
is thing has been done, on a less system-
es atic basis. It has been the custom:
s for the committee to procure from the
heads of all campus organizations a
list of the members. One of the ways
ts in which these names are used is in re-
ed spect to students delinquent in their
work. Older members may be notified
of the poor standing of their colleagues
and there is thus an indirect though
effective means of prodding the lag-
or ger to better efforts. In order to obvi-
ate the apparent inconvenience in this
il- scheme, of ha,,ink to search many of
he the separate lists to identify a stu-
h- dent with his societies, the new method
an of a card catalogue was introduced, at
gh the instance of the Senate Council.
"I cannot see what students ha e to
es object to in the proposed plan,", said
m_ Professor Effinger, chairman of the
at Non-Athletic committee. "It is only a
or more convenient and systematic way
te of doing what has been done before.
wo Our object is only to be able to put
ng the committee in closer touch with the
Id various campus organizations."
. rrmvim4 A TlTwrT T 'E'R

Rumored That Gophers Will Fight for
Wolverine Game; May
Admit 0. S. U.
CHICAGO, ILL., Jan. 26. (Special)-
Summer baseball was defeated by the
opposition at the meeting of the West-
ern Conference held here today and
the "Big Eight" still remains united.
Despite the efforts of the representa-
tives from Minnesota, Illinois and In-
diana, the conference downed this
proposition which has been the vital
question before the body for the past
few months and w.hich has -threatened.
to disrupt the "fold."
However, there is yet a chance that
a split may occur. The Gophers are
in a fihting mood and today's session
of the meeting bids fair to see some
wordy discussions between the Min-
nesotians and the rest of the represen-
tatives. Although Michigan was not
mentioned at today's session, rumor
was current that the Gophers would
fliht for the right to meet the Woler-
ines against all opposition.
Ohio State University presented its
petition for admittanceto the confer-
ence but the matter was tabled until
today when the final action will prob-
ably be taken. No statements regard-
ing the attitude in which the Ohioans
are held -by the conference could be
secured as all- of the representatives
refused to be interviewed on the mat-
The amendment concerning the pro-
testing of players which was introduc-
ed following the squabble between
Wisconsin and Minnesota over the eli-
gibility of Pickering last fall was pass-
ed. A committee was also appointed
to re. ise the eligibility rules of th
Ac icrding to reports in yesterday's
dispatches, Michigan was having its
troubles in the athletic field apart from
he conference. The wildest of these
reports was that Nebraska had offered
Michigan a game and had stipulated
that it had to be either accepted or re-
jected inside of thirty six hours. In-
quiry proved the fact that there was
no truth in the report at all and that
negotiations with Nebraska had not
been opened yet.
When it became known that the con-
ference meeting in Chicago was getting
stormy, there were further rumors
concerning Minnesota. In speaking
of the matter Director Bartelme stated
that if Minnesota should break they
would be offered a game on the 23rd
of November, which is at present open
If Minnesota is not in a position to
schedule a game, the date will remain
open unless a game can be arranged
with some institution, that would rank
as high in the opinion of the studnt
body as a Minnesota contest.
Is Unable to Meet His Classes.
Professor Emil Lorch, head of the
architectural department, has been
confined to his home with a severe case
of grippe, and as a result has been
unable to meet his classes. "Jo" Hud-
nutt is acting as assistant during his
loctors Return From Dental Meeting,
Doctors E. L. Whitman and R. B
Howell, of the Dental college, returned
yesterday from Chicago where they
attended the annual meeting of the In-
stitute of Dental Pedagogics. The
other members of the faculty will re-
turn this morning.

Regents Au horiz Purchase of
York Property and Con-
st uction Work Will be Be-
gun Upon Structure
Contract Requires Completion of Out-
side Work Seven Months Af-;
ter Starting Building
Active construction work on the new
Hill Memorial auditorium is certain
to be commenced within a few weeks
by reason of final arrangements for
the purchase of a site for the structure
acted upon by the Regents yesterday
As expected, the edifice will be located
on the combined Winchell and York
lots, directly across from the campus
on North University avenue, the pur-
chase of the York property having
finally been authorized yesterday at
the price demanded by the owners.,
That ground will be broken for the
erection of the new structure within
a month, weather conditions per-
mitting, is the opinion of Secretary
Shirley W. Smith. The contract for
the construction pro ides that the ed-.
ifice be finished, except for interior
work, seven months from the time
building operations are begun, so it is
altogether probable that the auditori-
um will be completed, ready for occu-
pancy,. when school reopens next Oc-
To Destroy Burned Structure.
Medical alumni over the country
ha ing been unable to raise enough
coney to restore the old medic build-F
in, it was decided by the Regents to
demolish that structure without fur-'
her delay. The action of the Board 1
a e after a strenuous attempt on the'
part of the former medic students io
:ave the ancient building, in which.
:amr aign, however, only about $700
oud be secured.
R11signaton A ccepted.
The resignation of Prof. C. L. Hill, of
,he forestry department, was received
and accepted with an expression of
regret. The executive board was in-
structed to secure men to fill the sa-
:ancies in the forestry school caused
by the withdrawal of Professors Roth
-nd Hill.
Dean Bates Sends Circular Letter
in Hope of Stoping Sale.
Dean H. M. Bates of the law depart-
ment, has sent out circular letters to
the various state street bookstores re-
questing them to discontinue the sale
of outlines of certain courses which
have been prepared by a number of
upper classmen, and put on sale at
these stores. This letter, a copy of
which has been placed on the bulletin
bcards, states that these outlines de-
feat the purpose for which the student
attends the university, namely, to be
able to think and do his work for him-
self, and furthermore, that there are
numerous errors, even in the best of
the outlines, which may result disas-
trously for those who use them.
Student Acts as Judge at Contest.
Thomas E. H. Black, '14 L, assistant
in the Oratory department acted as
judge at the Oratorical Contest of the
Michigan State Normal College, which
was held at Ypsilanti last evening.
Donates Two Insect -Collections.
Kalamazoo College and the Pontiac
High School have been the recipients
of the two collections of insects sent
out by the university so far this year.
It has been the custom of the uniersi-
ty to aid other institutions of learn-
ing throughout the . state by sendin:

-hem duplicate collections of insects
or birds, and in identifying rare or
unknown specimens.

That the Michigan Daily, along with
other student publications, will be
housed in a building of their own and
publish with an equipment of their
own, sometime not far distant, was
the prediction of Prof. Gordon Stoner,
of the Board in Control of Student
Publications, at the Daily staff dinner
last night at the Union.
Prof. Scott also gave a talk tracing
the development of the newspaper, and
hinting at the possibilities of the work
in the future. A number of short talks
were given by members of the editori-
al and business staffs.
Dean Jordan Attacked By Grippe.
Dean Jordan has been ill with the
grippe for a few days. It is not ex-
pected that she will be out before the
end of next week.
'rof, Percy Ash of Architectural De-.
partment Will Leave Univer-
sity in June.
Michigan will lose one more of her
faculty members. Prof. Percy Ash of


Final arrangeme
tion of the Diamo
sary of the univer,
ing commencement
adopted by the Re,
yesterday. The re
committee recently
line the program fc
cepted almost in tc
The Jubilee cele
upon yesterday, wi
dress on the Sund
mencement week,
the place of the re
sermon. All class
be conIned to Mon
commencement weE


be C

the architectural department intends Boar
to resign from the engineering faculty Unior
in June. the c
When interviewed last night Prof 25, w
Ash said "I will not go to any universi- inclu
ty to teach. I am resigning in order pus t
to continue the practice of my profes- orary
sion. If my resignation is accepted I garbs
shall go to Washington, D. C., where ;ille
I am now engaged in extensive build- stage
ing operations that need my personal pus.
attention." We
Prof. Ash graduated from the Uni- day o
versity of Pennsylvania and in 1895 re- ing c
ceived a travelling scholarship in ar- proce
('hitecture from that institution. From time
1395-1897 he studied abroad. One scho
year was spent at the American Acade- dress
ry in Rome, then located at the Villa ing e
del Aurora.. The other was spent trav- whic:
clling through Italy, Greece, and pecia
France, the fall of 1896 being spent in, taine
Paris. In 1897 Prof. Ash returned to Th
America and for a short time practiced an a
architecture in Philadelphia. In Feb. time
1900 he was called to Washington, D. ball
C., where he went into the supervising the c
architect's office as a designer. While dere
there he designed the government An
buildings of the St. Louis World's Fair the c
and several prominent post offices. In follo
1905 he resigned to become Dean of in M
the architectural department of
George Washington University. Fin- LITS
ally in 1910 he came to the University
of Michigan. Hoc

of Director
m to provide a
ampus on the
was accented


by the repre
ols, in their
s. This will
exercises in
,h the visitir
lly invited
d at a lunche
e afternoon
lumni meeti
will be spe:
games, and a
city. Class C
early in the
open-air co
campus later
wed by a gr
emorial hall.

key CL



Three hundred guests are expected
to attend the banquet of the Michigan
Society of Chicago, to be held in the
Congress hotel, this evening. Presi-
dent George B. Caldwell of the society
will preside as toastmaster, Prof. Jam-
es R. Angell will respond to the toast
"Michigan and Education." Gov. Chase
S. Osborn will also deliver a toast, Ir-
ving K. Pond will speak on "Early
Days in Michigan" and Douglass Mal-
loch will recite an original poem.
SThe Michigan Society of New
York will hold their banquet
at the same hour in the Waldorf-As-
toria, and telegraphic greetings will be
exchanged during the evening.

Dean Frank Smalley, head of the lit-
erary department of Syracuse Univer-
sity believes in being on time when he
has an engagement, and as a result3
left Syracuse two days ahead in ordera
to attend a Syracuse alumni meeting
that he thought was to be held in De-'
troit today. What was his great sur-
prise when be arrived in Detroit yes-
terday and was informed that he was
exactly 13 days ahead instead of one,
and that the banquet was not sched-+
uled to take place until February 9.
He then came on to Ann Arbor and
spent yesterday here with Prof. E. H.
Krause, returning to Syracuse last
University Club Holds Tea.
The first of a series of teas to be
given by the wives of members of the
University club was given Wednesday
afternoon from four to six o'clock, in
the club quarters in Memorial hall.
Arrangements have been made to give
thes'e teas the second and fourth Wed-
nesday of each month and on each oc-
casion a wife of one of the directors
assisted by one of the six groups of
ladies will act as hostess.

By winning all of their
games, the lits have clinch
tle to the inter-department
ship and this afternoon w
the end of the season. A
champs will go up 'against
gation of puck chasers tha
to put in jeopardy their I
"undefeated" and, although
will have no effect on the a
the championship insignia,
watched with a great amc
terest. Manager King of
tists has chosen a team froa
departments who will meet
Weinberg's this afternon.
game can be expected.
The picked team will ap
pen as follows: Herman
Carpenter (Eng.) point, He
cover point, Ratz (eng.)
Crase (eng.) left wing, Wa
center, King (homeop) rov
Illini ."Hold Business Xl
At an informal session c
club yesterday afternoon it
ed to purchase a page it
Michiganensian for the cli
and roster. Tickets for
Birthday Banquet, to be h
12, were also given to men
on sale.



Course in Russian Offered Again.
In response to numerous requests.
Professor Meader will again offer the
t'hree hour course in beginning Russian
which was withdrawn last semester.
Readings from Tolstoi will be taken as
a basis for the work, Those electing
the course will meet in room 102 U. H..
Thursday, February 13, at 5 o'clock to
arrange the hours for recitation. The
course will be known as Russian 2.

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