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AY, MARCH 27, 1912.







mber of the Univer-
rticipate in the Olym-
eden next summer is
Several of the local
d with the Amateur
of America, and have
pete in the tryouts to
York the latter part
the first week of-next
igan division of the
a bout at which two
en to enter the New
strive for the trip


'noon at 4:30,
Lent is prom-
e sport when
t Saturday.

Pedagogues From All Over the
State Assemble Here For
Big Convention
Schoolmasters and scientists from
all over Michigan will gather in Ann
Arbor today for the 47th meeting of
the Schoolmasters' Club, and the 18th
meeting of the Michigan Academy of
Science. The Scientists will open at
1 o'clock this afternoon with a coun-
cil meeting in the geological labora-
tory and at 2:30 o'clock the general
session will open in the west physics
lecture room with th ntial ad-
dress by Prof. W. E. n "Plant
The Schoolmasters" & ened last
night with an illustrated lecture by
Prof. F. W. Kelsey on "The Excava-
tions and Discoveries at Cyrene in
1910" in the high school auditori-
um. The classical conference will
meet at 1:45 this afternoon in the lec-
ture room in Memorial hall and Prof.
G. A. Williams, of Kalamazoo College
will preside.
Prof. A. A. Michelson, of the Univer-
sity of Chicago, will speak to both
the schoolmasters and the scientists
on "Iridescent Colors in Birds and
Insects" at 8 o'clock tonight in Uni-
versity Hall. Prof. Michelson has won

Third Act to Have Romantic
Setting of Fountains
and Palms
While the March breezes whistle
without, the stage of the Whitney the-
ater will present a French conserva-
tory with all its natural beauties when
the curtain rises on the third act of
"Le Monde ou l'on S'ennuie" next
Thursday evening. Soft lights, the
fragrance of flowers and the stately
beauty of waving palms will be trans-
ported over the moonlights, while the
soft splash of a fountain will form an
accompaniment for the musical ac-
cents of the actors.
To the average person, the introduc-
tion of a conservatory on the stage
means little but to the producer it is
a real trial. Scenery that would ad-
equately portray a bower of plants is'
far too expensive for an am-'
ateur performance. So the manage-
ment turned to the realistic.. Genuine
palms and plants will form the setting'
and the work of preparing the stage'
for this scene will necessitate the'
employment .of many property men.
Probably nearly 100 palms will be us-
ed in making the stage resemble a real
conservatory, and numerous plants'
will have to be placed in separate
All this means endless work, but the
effect will be attained and the audi-
ence treated to a rather original "set,"
as well as an exceedingly artistic one.

power house immensely," said Mr.
Montgomery Schuyler, the leading ar-
chitectural writer of the United States,
who spent ten minutes on the campus,
between trains yesterday, in connec-
tion with an article he is preparing on
"Middle Western Colleges," for the
Architectural Record.
"I have always had a great respect
for Michigan-but the architecture!
The only middle western institution
that possesses any architectural char-
acter at all is the University of Chi-
Dean Effinger is contemplating hav-
ing two sets of office hours, one for
students and one for the faculty, with
a view to obviate somewhat, the now
prevalent crowding up of applicants.
No definite step has been taken in this
direction yet, however, as the.press of
th ac rulated work in the dean's
o as been too exacting.
Prof. Effinger's morning . hour is
from 10 to 11, and not from 11 to 12
as announced yesterday in The Mich-
igan Daily.

Ile' arm, Up11111L
Against Public Partie
Social Point System as in
Vassar and Other Schii
is Advocateed.
Although the university a
have not legislated against
and end week assemblies, t
groups of the women have t.
taken the matter into their oN
As yet not all of the -groups
en definite action in regard t
but those which have done so


Prize A spiran
.iforts by Marc]
ys remain in w
bmitted in theI
est, March 31 b

ts Must
It 31.
hich po-
Field po-
being the
,ess than
n sent in
t several
the end
s should


oric faculty the Rumford, Copley, and Royal Soci
contest, and ety medals, and the Nobel prize for
ams will re- work in physics. The lecture will b
$100. This open to the public.
elson Field, The Woman's Research Club will en
the fourth tertain the women of the academy a
'ered. Last an informal reception and banquet at
ed between 6 o'clock in the botanical laboratories
Bogle. The Research Club will give a smoker
to the members of the academy in the
RIUM rooms of the University club immedi-
SCRT a (r ately after the address of Prof. Mich-


f the conferences of both con-
will not be in session unti
w and many of the university
rs will speak before them.
ts may obtain badges for ad-
to all of the meetings by ap-
Secretary L. P. Jocelyn in
trar's office.
ociety Meeting is Postponed
gular meeting of the Senior
ociety, which was scheduled
evening at the dental college
postponed until Wednesday,



corner to
the level-
or is re-
and wait-
I week in

Joe Parker's known to every Mich-
igan alumnus who has been graduated
for the last eighteen years and fam-
ous throughout the entire country,
will soon be a thing of the past. The
little low store on Main street with its
mural decorations of table tops on
which are cut the initials of many a
former student, and among which can
be found the names of men already
famous, will be torn down in May. In,
its place, a modern three story store,
building will be erected for S. S.
Kresge, the 5 and 10 cent store mag-
While Joe will not go out of business
and expects to open another place on
some different site, the razing of the
store will mark the passing of a re-
minder of the "good old days." Ann
Arbor -is full of traditional spots, yet
Joe's probably contains more remem-
brances of the pest than any one of the

That the engineer should
- broaden his life while in col-
lege to such an extent that
- he can proclaim himself a cultured
1 man as well as a technical individual,
while practicing his profession, was
the essence of the toast given by Dean
Cooley speaking to the sophomore en-
- gineers at their class dinner at the
Union last night. Melvin Fischer act-
ed as toastmaster, and called upon the
following to respond to toasts:
"Bubbles" Patterson, 'Alvin Freder-
icks, Val La Liberty, and "Deke" Cam-
eron. A string trio was furnished by
"Bill" Williams, "Chuck" McClellan,
and "Rus" Mills.
primarily to the upperclassmen and no
freshman was ever permitted to cross
its threshold unless under the cover
of a disguise. There are many tales
of the forcible ejection of first year
men from the "sacred" precincts, and
many stories of the battles that were
waged between the freshmen and the
sophomores when the former tried to
gain admittance on Cap night.
To the alumnus too, this proved a
landmark and it was hard to enter,
the place during commencement week
without finding several groups of'for-
mer classmates, reliving their college
days over the senior table and scratch-
ing their names on it. But the halcy-
on days are over, and Joe must move
to some modern place where the shad-.
es of the past will be obliterated, and
tie memories of bygone days forgot-
student gathering places. It belonged,

so they nad left the ea
the farmer.
Now the daily progra
nates has been change
hurryingto classes, thf
peruse the latest report
of beef. Then they ring
inary servant who takf
irpaginary auto. And
throughout the day. W
they venture forth to sE
heifers and spend . ma
grooming them. As yet
decided - wh, her to sell
or keep them for pets.
lure of the dollar is str
Follqwing th report
last evening tha he alu
in their efforts toward
tions for the members


e 4.


us will be exposed to the stun
, cries of anguish and shrie


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