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Engineering Society Also Lays. Plans - -
-AFor Annual Banquet. Although the weather still looks un-
Nominations for the offices of the favorable for the tree planting whichi
Engineering society for the ensuing the forestry department hoped to doI
year were announced last night. Fol- at the Barnes farm at Geddes during
lowing are the candidates: spring vacation, Mr. Leigh Young, who
President-W. S. Hopkins, '13, J. E. ; has the work in charge, is anxious to
Hancock, '13, B. Pritchard, '13. ;et the names of any foresters who
Vice-president, R. H. Braun, .14, S. would care to do this work, in the
B. Douglas, '14, I. F. Cope, '14. -Nent that r y be experienced. in
Recording secretary--W. H. Drury, getting tile WO?. _arted,should weath-E
'13, E. R. Hartsig, '13 J. A. Woodward, .r conditions b come more auspicious.
'13. All tforutcr who desire to do this
Corresponding secretary-F. C. work are r. ciuested to hand their nam-
Gibbs, '13, F. L. Weaver, '13, S. F. es to eithhr C. P. Croak or H. F. Lind-
Mills,, '13. say.
Treasurer-C. J. Taylor, '14, Ken- ---- -----

The events for the second annual
women's interclass track meet to be:
held tonight at 7:15 in Barbour gym-
nasium are as follows: rope climbing,
travelling rings, boom, rope ladders,
window ladders, running high-jump,
running broad jump, saddle vault, and
box vault. Each class as a whole
will also participate in exhibitions of
class work and aesthetic dancing. It
is probable that a relay race will also
be run.
The mket is open to all University
Commrnicant Believes That
Formality of Chaperones is

Eight Entries Will Wrestle For Titles
In Four Classes.
Beginning at three o'clock on the
main floor of the gym, the finals in
the wrestling tournament will take
place this afternoon, and will consist
of four matches. Dr. May will act in
the capacity of referee and to avoid
any long drawn out bouts, a time limit
of 30 minutes will be set, at the end of
which a coin will be tossed to decide
the championship between any two
In the semi-finals in the 145 pound
class held yesterday afternoon, be-
tween O'Connor and Casewell, the toss
of a coin was necessary to decide the
match and Casewell happened to
choose the right side, thus giving him
a place in the final bout. On account
of the injury to Bleich's feet the cup
cannot be awarded in the 150 pound
class until he has had a chance to
meet either Edie or Harris who are
matched for this afternoon.
Today's matches:
133 pound class-Stape vs. Doyle.
145 pound class-Combs vs. Case-
158 pound class-Edie vs. Harris.
Heavyweight class-Kohler vs. Pet-

'oung, '14, C. A. Crowe, '14.
arian-J. A. Otte, '13, Ii. M. Cal-
1.3, H. M. Penny, '13.
strar-Carl Pfeifer, '14, H. E.
L, '14, C. G. Bright, '14.
rman Technic Board-C.M.Whe-1
3, Harold McGee, '13, Don Dar-a
election will be held the second
after vacation, but the exact
not known as yet.
s for the annual banquet of the
were also formulated. Geo.
ft will officiate as toastmaster
ean Cooley and former Prof.
er S. Williams will be the guests
or, while a member of each class
spond to a toast. Tickets may-

Annual Class Banquet Will Be'
Held at Griswold Hotel,
April 26


I will

be placed on

t S. P. C. TODAY.

at ILan-


rd, '14, who rep-
year at the State
.test, to be held
will deliver his
room, N. WV, this
panied by Mr.
oratory depart-
i Arbor Friday
i are expected to

Peace Contest is a com-
>ung organization, having
four years. The winner
est receives $75 and the
$50, while the winner rep-
state in the national con-
e four contests Michigan
vo firsts, one second, and
Pive state colleges will bej
at the contest Friday ev-
an, M. A. C., Hillsdale, Al-
State Normal college. I

T'he senior literary class will hold
its annual class banquet at the Hotel
Griswold in Detroit Friday evening,
April 26, at 6:30 o'clock.I
There will be seven student toasts,
each man occupying the stand not
longer than fire or six minutes. Pro-
fessor J.S.Reeves of the department of
political science, and Professor Arthur
Cross, of the history department, willi
be the faculty representatives while1
"Allie" Allison, "Boxy" Bogle, "Cassie"
Cox, "Mamie" Toulme, "Fix" Fixel,c
"Cecel Johnson and Bert Watkins willE
rspond to tthe undergraduate toasts.
"Eddie" Kemp was chosen toastmasterl
by the class some weeks ago. The
class quartette has been practicingt
for the past month in preparationnfor
this evt-nt and promises some interest-c
ing features. .
Tickets will be on sale at $1.75 im-
mediately after the vacation and, may1
be procured from any of the followingt
committeemen: Lawrence Abrams,I
David Vessey, George Goodnow, A. L.c
MacIntyre or Mack Ryan. Round tript
fare can be bought for $1.00 making
the entire necessary cost only $2.75.
No'ed Interpreter Will Ch e Recital of1
biekens' "Pickwick Papers."
Frank Speaight, a noted interpreter,
will 'give a recital of Dickens' "Pick-!
wick Papers" April 18 on the S. L. A.I
course in University Hall. The stories1
of the famous author are abridged so1
that complete stories are told in a1
evening. No manuscript or book nor{
any make-up are used by Mr. Spealght
but the speaker has the reputation oft
making the characters live before the
eyes of his audience.l
Mr. Speaight is an Englishman and
an ardent student of Dickens. He hasj
made annual tours of America in the
last six years and he was especiallyf
well received in London the first of
this year. {
Tests Show .Two Po,'ular Lecurel
Halls of Defectui Y VenliLition
That titc economics lecture room and
room G of the law building are the
two .class rooms on the campus which
show up defcctiven the matter of air '
circulation, and air purity, was the as-
sertion of Dean V. C. Vaughan yester-
day. This conclusion, was arrived at,
by Dr. Vaughan, after he and his as-
sistants 'had conducted a vigorous in-
vestigation of the ventilation of the
various class rooms about the campus.
In making these tests, a glass plate
covered with a thin film, was exposed
to the air under test. The plate was
then taken to the laboratory where the
germs which had collected ;were al-
lowed to develop, so that they could
be identified.
It was a notable fact that under this
test a number of the class rooms prov-
ed to be perfect in regard to quality
and purity of their air.

(Tlt Michigan Daily assumes no re-.
sponsbili/3 for sentiments express-
ei in comununications.)
Editor, The Daily:-
May I add a word concerning the
"Granger's" controversy?
For me, there is only one possible
reason for a boycott of Granger's: if
such reason exists for the assemblies,
i exists for every dance held in-that
The two excuses offered for the boy-
cott, that the assemblies are unchap-
eroned parties and that the attendance
is unrestricted, are inane and supreme-

Serial Talks Will be

of l

Dr. John W. 0. L
department, will do
ture preceding the
Journalisten," the
Verein play, the e
A synopsis of the

ly self-centered.
Unchaperoned parties, indeed! Ex-
cept to say "good evening" to and
"good ni'ht" to, pray what attention
does a university woman pay to a
chaperone? And why not? It ought to
be a fair supposition that a girl who
knows enough to behave herself at a
dance, with or without a long suffering
martyr in the corner called a chaper-
one. Yet they publicly claim by re-
fusing to go without one that they are
in danger of misbehavior released from
a chaperone's care.
The refusal to go to a dance where
town girls are admitted, is pure, un-
adulterated selfish snobbery. It i
the sarnie spirit that allows limousines
and diamonds to be lavished on one
woman at the expense of. a hundred
more lowly but less criminal sisters.
By what personal superiority have thel
boycotters been born to college and
plenty instead of the shop and ever-
lasting struggle? The exact merit or
benefit to be gained in flaunting one's
better luck by refusing to meet on a
common ground with one's fortunate
sisters is not readily apparent to a dull
fellow like myself. Jane Adams seems
to believe that living with youi poorer
neighbors is good for one's self as well
as for the neighbors: the good has
something to. do with sympathy and
kindness, though, and has nothing to
do with the complexion.
Of course, if the boycotters are ab-
staining to avoid setting the town
girls a bad example, I unequivocally
withdraw my objections with abject
apologies to every fair, unselfish, and
noble-hearted boycotter.
A Foolish Lad.



hall. Both' events will be free to those
having student tickets for the perform-
ance, while a fee of twenty-five cents
for the dance will be charged others.
On the Monday, Tuesday,' Wednes-
day, and Thursday afternoons follow-
ing, at four o'clock, in the same place,
readings of each- of the four acts will
be given by some member of the
German faculty. Dr. Harry C. Thur-
nan will probably take the first act;
Prof. John )ieterle the second, Prof.
Carl E. Eggert the third, and Prof. To-
bias J. C. Diekhoff, the last. These
talks will be free to all:



year's m,
iny in ffr

As yet
Pylon do
He .lay on the hard pavement of communi
State street and looked up with mourn- their arri
ful gaze at the blue-coated policeman not make
who stood over him with a huge revol- The body
ver pointed at his head. He was white, the Pyloi

oach Branch Rickey, Bachelor oi:
a and Juris Doctor, is abqut to turn
tables on himself, and submit his
n talents to the unfeeling eyes of
erts. It was jeorted yesterday;
t the professor of the equine skin-
. spheroid had himself become a
mibling candidate for the august
ster of Arts spad. Secretary
aus of the Graduate School beamed
h justifiable pride when he an-
Luced this latest triumph of the pen

Bell. Diminishing baseball returns-on
'cully, the part of the Varsity's opponents-
and the commission form of delivery
and receivership, are expected to be in
I Cor- vogue by the end of the season, as a
consequence of Mr. Rickey's judicious
choice of subjects, Political Economy
and Political Science. His other se-
IDAY. lection is Sociology, with a view to
avoiding unauthorized charity, even to
Uni- the nedy.
d lec- Mr. Rickey expects to complete his
nerica preparation for his degree in thIe
room. course of two or three semesters. He
Mfoun- secured his primitive apendage, A.B.,
ill be at Ohio Wesleyan, and his juridical or-
"Geo- namentation at this, Hversity.
eruvi- ---
in the Berlin Students Get Free Treatment.
The University of IBerlin, Germany,
publishes a list of the medical faculty,
BCture. with the diseases which they will treat-
Nash- in any student, at any time, free of
vering charge. There are about six thousand
e.. students in the university.

Prof. Andeson Addresses Freshmen.'
Following his plan of having the
heads of the different departments ad-
dress the freshman engineers, Dean
M. E. Cooley obtained Prof. H. C. An-
derson to speak to the freshmen at
their weekly assembly which was held
yesterday. Prof. Anderson spoke on
the several phases of mechanical engi-
neering and the attitude' a man should
show in regard to his work.
Proi. Cross Speaks at High School.
Prof. H. R. Cross, of the fine arts
department, gave a lecture on "Sicily"
last night in' the high school auditori-
um. This is the second of the present
series of lectures of the Ann Arbor
Art Association.

very white, and his eyes were plaad-
ing, yet he made no sound. Behind
the policeman were gathered many
persons but they did not move to as-
sist the helpless one.
The policeman took a little better
aim and prepared to fire.
Then the crowd parted and a coat-
less youth dashed in. On his vest was
emblazoned a huge badge with the
mystic words "newspaper reporter."
A large yellow pencil bulged from hisl
vest. le cast a glance at the reclin-1
ing figure.
"Don't shoot," he cried, "I'll buy the
license and the muzzle for him. He is
the office dog of The Michigan'Daily."
Literary Quartette Outclasses Jay En-
gineers in 'Final Matches.
The soph lits defeated the junior
engineers in the final event of the in-
ter-class series of relay races yester-
day afternoon at Waterman gymnasi-
um. The race was close and exciting
as the participants ran almost man for
man. -Seward, Bond, White and Brown
composed the soph lit team while the
junior engineer quartet was made up
of Baler, Hall, Grove and Fiske. Both
teams will be awarded numerals by
the Athletic association while the win-
ners will receive the relay loving cups.

will lie
is arra:

Robert M. Gillett
managing editor of
summer school tri-
Board in Control o:
tions at its meeting
noon. John H. Pay
elected business ma
lication for the cor
men who will guid
The Wolverine will
ties with the first i
which will come off
ter the close of the
Prof. and Mrs.
daughter will leav
land, Ohio, where
friends during the
yet Prof. Reed does
plans will 'be for th
He has an indefini
from the universit3

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