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Michigan

)Daily Read

ANN ARBOR., MICHIGAN, FRIDAY, MARCH 15, 1912.

PRIC

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COMMITTEES. IN CHARGE OF
ASSOCIATION PLAY NAMED.
Seat Sale for "The Honeymoon" Begins
Today for Members of Ora-
torical Association.
Rehearsals for "The Honeymoons,"
the comedy to be presented by the Or-
atorical Association in Sarah Caswell
Ang'ell hall on March 22, are progress-
ing. Professor R. D. Hollister, who
has charge of the play, has announced
the chairmen of the various commit-
tees who are to aid him in the work.
C. B. Mitchell will have charge of
the costumes, and D. C. Johnston and
G. M. Melton will look after the prop-
erties and scenery. The program is in
charge of A. G. Andrews, R. M. Snyder
will take charge of the arrangements
for tickets, while the orchestra is in
the care of T.E.H.Black. Miss Cath-
erine Bigelow, director of Barbour
gymnasium, has been secured to train
the dancers.
A novel poster for the play is now
on exhibition in the window of one of
the State street stores. It represents
a couple seated on the limb of a tree,
e chaperoned by a full moon, and the
' sly glances of Daniel Cupid.
The seat sale will commence today,
y and members of the Oratorical Asoci-
9 ation may make their reservations at
once, while the general public may
purchase tickets tomorrow morning.
e The seats will be on sale at Wahr's
e book store.
LEAGUE TO CRITICISE DRAMAS.
Women Will be Informed Concerning
n Zr . _ !1- t_ A L- _A_-

FACULTY FAVORS
MEMORIAL FUND
Plans to Institute a System
of Scholarships hWeet
With Approval.
SCHEME SUCCESSFUL ELSEWHERE

That
morial
bepefit

the proposed scholarship me-
would prove of much greater
to the students, and would

e patronage of mer-
ng students and cit-
te Alumnae has re-
rith the National
kmerica.The League,

iplb) e of its have merited its stamp of approval. It
is the intention of the Alumnae, and of
Growing. . several other local women's societies'
' universities, which have also affiliated, to post bul-
ed a remark- letins and send out notices as widely
>f a responsi- as possible whenever a play is to comel
udents. The to Ann Arbor which is approved by the
ollege spirit League.
bari, hazing Lectures are also planned, aiming to
'lessness, has educate in dramatic discrimination.
d away. The Prof. M. P. Tilley will lecture on Pine-
ed: there has ro during April, and other speakers
ady advance will follow, both from the faculty and
and in the from outside Ann Arbor.
f-control has At present, no plays are scheduled
ly a large for this city which are of Dramatic
-government. League calibre. Mr. Coburn, of the
e of an hon- Coburn players, however, and Norman
to serve the Hackett, both of whom made addresses
stitntion, and to audiences during their engagements
effect to the here, have gained the sanction of its
our colleges critics. Though organized only a year
ire and leave ago, 11e Leagui, now has about 10,00ii
d of govern- members. Its headquarters, originally
s of the stu- at Evanston, Ill., have been removed'to
rted by pro- Chicago.

serve to perpetuate the name of the
class in a far better manner than any
other form of memorial, seems to be
the general opinion of the members of
the faculty of the uninversity.
Registrar A, . Hall was of the opin-
ionn that a scholarship would prove
to be the best kind of a memorial that
any class could possibly give. "The
field in this line is large," he stated,
"and ,there is not the slightest doubt
but that a scholarship would prove it-
self to be the best memorial that a
class could present to the university.
Of course, a memorial of that sort
would not be a spot of beauty on the
campus, but its lasting results would
overcome that. If the fund at first
does not amount to a sum large enough
for use as a scholarship, it could be
used as a loan fund."
Prof. R. M. Wenley believes that a
scholarship fund wold be a fine thing,
but he stated that it would be rather
hard 'to start. "The thing has been
tried before, but enthusiasm seemed.
to be lacking. The plan of a memorial
could be worked to greater advantage
if the classes for ten years would unite
and then, with a large fund at their
disposal, determine what they could do
with the money. At that time, the mem-
bers would see with greater clearness,
and would be in a better position to
dispose of the money."
Prof. Van Tyne stated that he high-
ly appoved of the.lan of establish-
ing a scholarship fund. "The idea has
been tried with great success in the
larger institutions of learning in the
east,"' he said. "The memorial plan
would be the finest kind of a thing for
the graduating class to leave to the
university and if one class started the
plan, I do not think that there would
be any danger that the succeeding
classes would not readily fall in line."
Senior Lits Must Pay Dues at Once,
This is the last day for senior lits
to pay their class dues. The S. L. A.
window will be kept open all day, and
the few stragglers who have not
as yet paid a visit must do so before
5 o'clock this afternoon, or their names
will be struck from the role.
Prof. Knowlton Leaves to Give Lecture.
Prof. Jerome Knowlton, of the law
department, leaves for Kalamazoo to-
day to deliver his lecture on "The Trial
of Jesus." The lecture is given under
the auspices of the University Exten-
sion course.
President Hutchins Leaves for East,
President Harry B. Hutchins left
yesterday afternoon for New York and
other eastern points on university bus-
iness. He plans to visit Washington
and New Haven and possibly Balti-
more, and it is unlikely that he will
be back before Wednesday of next
week.
Architects to Banquet Prof. Ash.
At a meeting of the Architectural so-
ciety Wednesday, it was decided to
hold a banquet in honor of Prof. Percy
Ash, on May 17. Pro. Ash will leave
the university in June, to practice his
profession in Washington, D. C.
New York Woma# 4ddresses League.
.Deaconess L. F. Goodwin, of New
York, will address the . Women's
te~pue at the regular.Friday afternoon
meetng at 4;00 at Barbour gymnasi-
um. Admission will be by League
tickets.
Stork Visits Home of Faculty Man.
A baby aughter, Mary Elizabeth,
was boru.Sunday morning at the home
of P'ofessor and Mrs. C. B. Wagner. .

RICKEY HUNGERS
FOR BALMY DAYS
Practice in Cage Progressing
Well But Men Need
Outdoor Work
SOUTHERN JOURNEY LOOMS NEAR
If there is one thing more than an-
other that is worrying Coach Branch
Rickey of the Michigan baseball team,
it is the continued absence of real
baseball weather. Rickey has a prob-
lem on his hands in selecting his
pitchers; he has a first base job that
is giving him a little trouble, but
these difficulties fade in comparison
to the trouble that the reticence of
spring is causing.
Work in the cage at Waterman gym-
nasium has progressed nicely, Rickey
has taught his candidates the rudi-
ments of hitting, and has laid special
stress on bunting. He has taught the
men how to do the fade-away slide and
the toe-hook slide. He has taught the
men how to get away from the base
when the pitcher is trying to hold
them close. But this is not all. Rickey
has watched his pitchers and catchers
develop, and has given his squad of
battery men one weeding on the
strength of their indoor showing. And
now he is ready to take his men out in
the open where they can perform on
a real diamond, where the pitchers.
can work with a team behind them,
where the men can cut loose some of
the offensive tactics the coach has been
drilling into them.
- Start on Trip in Three Weeks.
The spring trip for the Michigan
team is only a few weeks off. During
spring vacation, which begins April 5,
the Wolverines will.invade the South-
land, and unless the weather breaks
,in the near future, there will be no
chance for Rickey to get his squad out
of doors before the trip. A week out of
doors at the very least is necessary be-
fore the coach can make his final
choice of men to compose the team on
the first series of road games. Of
course, the coach could pick a passa-
ble team right now, and one that might
be able to play good ball as a team.
But indoor playing and outdoor play-
ngi are two different things and a little
of the out-in-the-open playing is nec-
esary before the real merit of the
candidates can be determined. And
even if Rickey were absolutely sure of
his men, a little practice on the dia-
mond would be necessary to work up
the team play.j
The dates for the spring trip and
possibly for the eastern trip and
nearly completed and will probably be
announced by Director Bartelme next
week.
Wilson Club Postpones Union Banquet
Because of unforeseen difficulties,
the banquet which was scheduled by
the Wilson club at the Michigan Union
for tonight has been postponed. No
definite date has been set for thedaffair
as yet.
Trade Mark Lectures to Begin Monday
Mr. Edmund Rogers, of Chicago, a
non-resident lecturer of the law de-
partment, begins his lectures on "The
Law of Trade Marks and the Law og
Unfair Trade," Monday afternon at 4
o'clock.
Senior Laws Hold Class Meeting Today
The senior laws will hold a class
meeting this afternoon at 2 o'clock in
room B of the law building. Reports
will be heard from the bnquet and
cap and gown committees.

Dr. Vibbert Will Meet Classes Today.
Dr. C. B. Vibbert, of the philosophy
department, who has been ill with an
ulcerated tooth, will meet his classes
today.
Prof. Guthe Addresses Club in Detroit.
Prof. K.E. Guthe, of the physics de-
partment, lectured before the Adver-
tising* club of Detroit yesterday on
"Color and Color Photography."

SENIORS MAY NOT PROMENADE
DURING COMMENCEMENT WEEK
Conflicting Dates May Cause Annual
Spring Event to be Omitted
at Graduation Time.
One of the regular events of Com-
mencement week, the Senior Prom-
e"ade, may be dispensed with this
June on account of the women's play,
"Alcestis," which will be given Mon-
day night, and of the band concert
planned by the Anniversary commit-
tee. The step is not to be taken, how-
ever, without reference to the wishes
of the classes and chairmen of the class
committees will meet next week to dis-
cuss the matter with Prof. Effinger, of
the Anniversary executive committee.
The principal feature of the Prom-
enade, regularly scheduled for Mon-
day of Commencement week, is the il-
lumination of the campus, and as the
campus is to be lighted for the
,bandconcert on Tuesdaynight, and
another event is set for Monday night,
an agreement is expected to be reached
whereby a practical repetition of the
illumination and promenade feature
will be avoided.
DESCRIBES CHINESE REVOLUTION

CARDS WILL

Committee

For Visitor
Complete plans have
by the Michigan Union f
boarding the alumni w
the Seventy-fifth Annive
tion in June. A commi

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Professor in Imperial College Speaks
on the Recent War.
Prof. F. T. Beal of the Imperial Pei-
yang University, Tien Tsin, China, lec-
tured on the Chinese revolution in
Newberry hall last evening. An appre-
ciative audience, consisting of about
fifty Chinese students, listened to his
graphic description of the conditions
and leaders in the revolt.
Stereoptican views made from pho-
tographs, which- Prof. Beal had taken
while in the Red Cross service, height-
ened the effect of his talk. The illus-
trations showed the soldiery, navy, bat-
tle fields and ruins of cities, together
with prominent figures in the recent
struggle.

has been appointe
city and secure the
furnishing rooms ai
for the visitors. T
tabulated and place
of the alumni when
Cards notifying tl
plans will be inserte
that are to be sent
nus by the universi
contemplates atten
tion, he will be as
card stating the acs
are desired, and su
will be made by the
Godfrey Strelinge
placed in charge of
ing of the entire cc
called for Tuesday
the Michigan Union
plans of canvass wil
each member will b
territory.
The following is
mittee that was ani
by President Blish:
Becker, H. Beach
Caffey, Robert Crai
Douglas Donald, S.
Elliott, Herbert Jo:
P. D. Koontz, Floy
Merritt, Russell Ne
Louis Porter, Vict(
Rood, Francis RussE
ski, George Stroh, 'J
Robert Wiley.

QUARTE
Twenty-Five Me
to Canvass
Information A
and Rooming

the ass ump-
sually in ad-
ecessary, but
will demon-
t without ex-
have attend-
ystem of stu-
d it is really

an enraged public
Be Blamed.
v have an organi-
ulty has kindly al-
e a "Student Coun-
official authority
legal status on the
ity, it is yet doing;
ing it well. It has
loubt, as has every
which ever accom-

WILL I

FRESHMEN WOMEN CAPTURE
A GAME FROM SOPHOMORES.
The freshmen were victorious over
the second year women in a fast bas-
ketball game that was staged in Bar-
bour gymnasium yesterday afternoon.
The final score was 22 to 11 in favor
of the freshmen. Following the game,
the players had supper at the gymna-
sium and enjoyed an informal social
time.
Senior Lits Must Verify Names
A copy of the senior lit class roll
will be posted in University hall until,
Monday night. All seniors should ver-
ify the spelling of their names, as this
is the official list which will be printed.
in the Commencement Invitations. The
committee will not be responsible for
mistakes not corrected on the list.

SURVEYORS MAY HOLD ANNUAL
SUMMER CAMP AT LATER DATE
Plans are being formulated by the
surveying department for this year's
summer camp. It has been decided
to use the same location as last year.
A mass meeting will be held before
spring vacation to find out when thv
men want to begin work. Last year
they started a week earlier and finish-
ed sooner, but on account of the cele..
bration here in June, and the unusual-
ly large number of-engineering sen-
iors who want to stay here for Com-
mencement week, it is thought that
camp will have to be started later
than last year.
Detroit Chemist Will Speak Today.
Dr. Clifford D. Holly, director of the
lead department and chief chemist of
the Acme.White Lead and Color Works
of Detroit, will address the class in
chemical technology this morning at
11, in room 303, chemistry building.
All those interested are welcqme to at-
tend.
Student Masons to Plan for Dance.
The Craftsmen, an organization of
Master Masons in the university, will
hold a regular meeting at Masonic
Temple, tomorrow evening. The spe-
cial order of business will be to de-
termine.the time of holding the Crafts-
men dance.
Will Become Secretary to Ambassador.
Jose S. Garcia, of the graduate
school, left yesterday for Detroit en
route to New York. He will sail for
Paris where he will take up his duties
as private secretary to the ambassador
from Peru. Garcia was a prominent
member of the Cosmopolitan club.
Will Deliver Lecture on Boy Problem.
Prof. Wm.D. Henderson, of the phys-
ics department, leaves this morning
for Berrien Springs, where he will de-
liver a lecture on "The Boy Problem."
Prof. Reeves to Speak on Arbitration.
Prof. J. S. Reeves will speak on "In-
ternational Arbitration" at Harris hall
this afternoon at 4:30.

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SENI

Decided to Hold Class B
On a Date to Be A
At Later Meet
Class day and alumni
elected by the senior e
terday. Harry Steinhaus
imously chosen alumni
treasurer, and Jos. Hudu
L. Brown were electedc
class prophet, respectiv4
It was decided to hold
quet in Toledo some time
Further arrangements
Monday afternoon at 5 o
same time the question
morial and class dues
up and decided.
MARCH ALUMNUS FEA
LAW DEPARTME
The feature of the Ma
which appeared yesterd
cle on "The Art of Lega
Prof. E. R. Sunderland,,
partment. The practic
here is described in deta
portance of law is also d
Observatory at La Pla
Hussey's Work," is the t
cle on La Plata Univei
America, where Prof.
spends half of his time
with Michigan.
Student dramatics at
and the new system of n
literary department for:
two other articles in
number.

hod of hand-
s has lacked Prof. Rankin to Lecture in Hillsdale.
then one re- Prof. T. E. Rankin, of the rhetoric
11 has never department, will leave for Hillsdale
ess students this, morning, where he will deliver
i the several a lecture on "The Bible and Othkr
eans of rais- Books," This is one of the lectures on
ge 3.) the University Extension course.

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