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Initial Basketball Contest in
Inter-Class Series Won
Bv Fresh Lits

According to a current rumor, the
' Ford oratorical testimonials, which
were ionated last year by .Mr. Henry
Ford, of Detroit, have not as yet been
received and in consequence the Ora-
torical Association was forced to bor-.
row the money front a local bank, in
order that the honor debaters be pre-
sented their $50.
Last evening, when interviewed, both
Professors T. C. Trueblood and R. D.
T. Hollister refused either to confirm
or deny the report, and the officers of
the Oratorical Association remained si-
lent, when asked to talk on the sub-
- The Ford testimonials were giv-
en fgr the first time last year, and the
0 ratorical Association had hoped that
Mnr. Ford would repeat the gift this
year. Hitherto, Mr. Dexter M. Ferry,
the donor of Ferry Field, has always
presented the men with $50, but at the
time of his death the annuity ceased,
and Mr. Ford took up the plan. The
giving of testimonials is an old cus-
tom, and almost since the establish-
ment of intercollegisate debating, the
men participating in the contests with
Northwestern and Chicago universities
hive been presented with $50 as a me-
mento of their services in behalf of the
university. ' -
Final Victor Will Represent Michigan
In Norther League Contest.
The selection last night of G. M. Mel-
ton and A. Z. Sycip as the representa-
tives of the senior law class, brought
to a close the preliminaries of the
Northern Oratorical League contest.
x Thiyty-og men were entered in the
contest, and from this list, seven were
chosen, two from the senior laws and
the senior lits, and one from the junior
laws, the junior lits, and the
soph lits. Following are the names of
the successful contestants: G. M. Mel-
ton, '12 L, A. Z. Sycip, '12 L, Louis
Eich, '12, L. G. Bell, '12, G. D. Kelly,l
'13 L, Arthur Dondineau, '13, and C. C.
Harbison, '14.
A semi-final contest will be held in
room 302, N. W., on Thursday evening
at 7:30 and at that time six men will1
be elected. to compete in the final con-
test for the university. The men win-l
ning first and second place in the final1
contest will receive the Kaufman tes-l
tImonials of $100 and $50, and the win-'
ner will represent the university a the
Nortihern League contest, which will
be held in Evanston some time in May.
Educators Attend St. Louis Convention
Members of the faculty of the de-
partment of education left Saturday
for St. Louis to attend conventions of
the Association of College Teachers
and of the National Association of Ed-
ucators. Prof. C. o. Davis was unable
to go, and as a result his classes willr
be the only ones to meet in that de-
Detroiters'to Address Commerce Club,1
Mr. G. W. Reed of the Detroit Brad-l
street's agency, will address the mem-
bers of the Commerce club at theirE
smoker tonight at the Union. The sub-
ject of Mr. Reed's talk will be "Cred;-
its." Mr. F. E. Stevens, of the Stevensr
Foundry Company, also of Detroit, will
also be a guest of the Commerce club
at the meeting this evening. The smok-
erwill begin at 8:00 p. in.



Soph and fresh lits clashed in the
opening game of the interclass basket-
ball series last evening in Waterman
gym, and the first year men nosed out
their opponents by a score of 38 to 36,
The game was fast and snappy from
the spectators' standpoi'nt, but was
really decided on foul throwing, and
had it not been for the overzealousness
of the sophomores, the result would
have been different.
During the early stages of the first
half, the sophomores led by a few
points, but the team work became de-
moralized and the freshmen had the
advantage when time was called, by
a margin of 18 to 8. In the second
period the sophomores took a brace
and showed some lightning team work,
but when the freshmen came through.
with a basket or two from the field,
the sophs became desperate. Eight
fouls were committed by the sophs
during this period, and Miller, the
freshman who made the free throws
netted the count on each occasion.
As to the field baskets, the sophs led
the first year men by one basket. The
fouls committed during the game num-
bered 12 for each side, but Miller was
more successful in caging the ball on
free throws than was Baker, and the
points counted from fouls were 5 for
the sophs and 10 for the fresh, and it
was just this difference that served to
defeat the sophomores.
Miller, the husky center, was the in-
dividual star of the game for the fresh
and scored 8 field baskets in addition
to his 10 points from free throws. The
fresh team work was built mostly
around the center. For the sophomor-
es, Morse caged the ball 7 times from
the field, but suffered the same as his
team-mates in missing a number of
hard luck chances.
Two games will be staged this even-
ing between the '12 and '13 lits and
the '14 and '15 engineers.
Theysummary of last evening's game
Sophomores Position Freshmen
Kenyon, Zavits... L.F. ....McClellan
Baker, (Capt.)..... R.F. . .Bell (Capt)
Morse.......... . C .........Miller
Webber.. ......L.G.........Marsh
Wolf ...........R.G......Brown
Final Score-Fresh 38, Sophs 36.
Score first half--Fresh 18, Sophs 8.
Baskets from the field-Zavitz 2, Baker,
2, Morse 7, Webber 1, Wolf 3, McClel-
(Continued on Page 4.)

Straw Ballot Returns Indicate
That Voters Come From
Varied Climes
That the university can boast of stu-
dents from all 'states and climes was
evidenced by the recent straw ballot
conducted by The Michigan Daily.
There were voters from nearly every
state in the Union, from South Amer-
ica, from England and from far-off
China. But aside from this geograph-
ical diversity, the results of the elec-
tions in different states brought out
some striking contrasts.
Of course, more votes were cast
from Michigan than from any other
state and Governor Wilson was the fa-
vorite. He had a plurality of some 50
votes over Col. Roosevelt. In the case
of New York, matters were reversed
but Wilson ran quite strong in this
state and had about 35 of his ballots
from there. Illinois was Wilson by a
large majority and Ohio seemed to fa-
vor him also. Roosevelt ran strong
throughout all of the states and 'there
was hardly a one in which he did not
receive a vote.
Strange as it may seem, Taft was
far from a favorite in Ohio. He re-
ceived but eleven votes from that state
and ran much better in Michigan. Debs
was the Michigan candidate but the
Pennsylvania vote was also large for
him. He ran strong in New York too.
Garfield's only vote came from the
Keystone state.
It is unnecessary to state that the
returns are not a certain prophecy,
buu th iy' show what sudents think
about their own states. The college
vote, according to most authorities,
plays but little part in an election ba:.
it is a sort of forecast, of the kind that\
is significant.
The third class dinner of the soph
lits will be held at the Union, Thurs-
day evening, at which time an innova-
tion wil be inaugurated, as the fair
members of the claps will be present.
Professor J. A. C. Hildner and wife
will chaperone the affair, and Presi-
dent Guy Woolfolk will preside as
toastmaster. Miss Phyllis Dunn will
give a solo and piano number, the
soph lit quartet will sing, and short
talks will be given by Miss Margaret
Irving, "Bud" Wilkins, Phil Jansen,
and H. Beach Carpenter.

* * * * * * * * * *
Our Own Walt Mason
* * * * * * * * * *
The faculty axe has fallen,
and hard luck's had its knock,
until our track team's chances
sum down to fiat bed rock.
We've made a name for Michi-
gan, with Yost and pigskin glory,
but when it comes to track
events, they sing a different sto-
ry. They say Ann Arbor's got
no show-the studes all have the
blues; they tremble when you say
Cornell and run at Syracuse.
But why is all this holler about
our doom in track? You fellows
do not mean to say that Michi-
gan won't come back!
When you're feeling like you
had no hope-in life you had no'
aim-just think about one day
last fall-about that Pennsy
game. Right then you'll know
that spirit can help out things a
lot at times, when folks don't
give a cuss for the chance Ann
Arbor's got. Let up now on the
croaking, put the hammer on the
shelf, instead of knocking on the
team, go out for it yourself.

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Matters of much im
the establishment of a
definite method of sa
health of the student b
oped within the last ff
For the first time ii
the infirmary questio
to be put directly befo
Regents, asking that
given attention. Griffi:
mental society, is the
In resolutions adopted
qualified support was
posed adoption of a
the student body as a
ceive better and more
treatment. The petitic
before the Regents in I
will be held Thursday
ruling that all petition:
hands of the President
ty eight days before t
the meeting. The pet:
'come up at the March
A number of other
have come out in favo
ary, or student physicia
expected that the num

Parisian Atmosphere to be Provided
at Reunion and Dance.
After its annual custom, the Cercle
Francais will feature its "soiree dan-
sante" on Thursday evening in Bar-
bour gym, from 8 until 11:30. Always
one of the most popular numbers on
the program of the Cercle, this affair
13 given with a view of bringing togeth-
er in social reunion, the associate, as
well as the active, members of the
Cercle, and members of the French fat-
The management has promised a
dance of local color. Every effort will
be made to lend as much of the "Pa-
risienne" to the affair as is possible.
A special program of strictly French
numbers has been provided by "Ike"
Fischer, and that campus interpreter
of Terpsichorean lyrics, using some
innovations from the French capital,
guarantees a real treat. "The hit of
the evening," says Fischer, "will be
the 'Valse Brune,' a waltz that has had
Paris wild during the last season but
which has not yet been introduced in
this country."
Inasmuch as there are many other
numbers on the program of the Cercle,

ulated by t
Regents ar


Looking down the clothes line for
next season's styles, our aesthetic fash-
ion reporter has elicited the following
information from the tailoring marts:
The charming lead pencil ,effect of
the English style suits will again be
in evidence, and the wall paper fit will
be in vogue. The smartest tailors have
evolved the idea of slipping a man in-!
to his clothes with a shoe horn, but
other plyers of the needle have hit up-
on the happy thought of painting gar-
ments on prospective customers.
Patterns will range from grave-yard
gray to plutocratic purple, but con-
servative stand-pat shades will also bej

shown. Short coats, snug, cunning lit-
tle coatlets, with low roll lapels dis-
playing high cut vests, are the proper
The Anglicized derby with low
crowns and wide flabby brims, clever-
ly hiding stray ears, is another stay-
ing feature for the ultras. Shoes are
to have the flattest of lasts and taper-
ing vamps-the sort that angry fath-
ers should be kept from wearing. Tan
is the popular shade.
T'here you have your spring Beau
Brummel, English to the lawst crease,
conforming more and more to the
spare figures of an obelisk.

season tickets will be on sale at the
door, and belated subscribers will
have the opportunity of procuring
them. To students the price is 50
cents, to others $1.00.
Second Year Engineers Dine Tonight-
George Duffield, as toastmaster, with
the assistance of Alfred Eckert, Albert
Fletcher and Albert Williams will en-
tertain the sophomore engineers at the
class dinner to be held at the Union
this evening. A faculty member will
be added to the list of speakers to
take the place of Dean M. E. Cooley,
who was to be on the program but
who will not be in the city at the time
of the dinner.
Commerce Club Plans for Dance.
The members of the Commerce club
will give their first annual dance
Thursday evening at the Packard acad-
emy.- Mr. and Mrs. David Friday will
be the chaperones.

society at a regular
February 25,1912,
ing resolutions:
Be it resolved tha
of this organizatio
on record as favor
tion of some means
ing of the health of
this university, thi
an infirmary, univ
some other practic
Be it further r-
of these resolution
hands of the Hono
gents of the unive
the sentiments of t


ceived a telegram
tion to the nation
pha Delta Phi fra
al convention of
been 'in session ti
herst, Mass.







dive r

of Chicago, who speaks tonight at the CongregationaIl church
eReality and Faith."

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