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Engineering Social Club Dance at
Fresh Pharmic Smoker at Union.
Senior Lit Class Meeting in N
Physics Lecture Room.
Senior Engineering Dinner at Un
Michigan Daily Dance at Cou



Filibert Roth
on Equal

1914 JmHOP IS
IUniversity ('oierning Board Stands by
Former Action Calling For
Discontinuance of
Rrsolution Passed by Faculty Men Is
Explanatory of Desire to
Stop Abuses.

hool of Forestry,wrich
19103 with "Daddy"
ow ranks with the for-
Yale, which was found-l
earlier. The number of
department cannot be
d, as the freshmen are
literary department.
ment of nine in 1903,
hias grown until it con-
students. Michigan's
ry offers more specific
y other forestry school

Senior Lit Dinner-Dance at Union.
Tau Beta Pi Dinner at Union.
The Ann Arbor branch of the Asso-
ciation of Collegiate Alumnae voted at
its meeting Saturday that a message
be wired to Mayor Harrison of Chica-
go, protesting against the ousting of
Mrs. Ella Flagg Young from the super-
intendency of schools of that city.


* * * * * * * * *
"The Senate expresses its ap-
preciation of the efforts of the
Junior hop committee of the
class of 1914 and the Junior Hop
committee of the student coun-
cil to refcrm the abuses which
have existe: in the Junior Hep,
but deems it inadvisable at the
present time to allow a resump-
tion of the Junior Hop."
** * * * * *, * *


Picture Displays Female Scarecrow;
I. B. Jewell and C. Smith
Get Awards.
John M. Cottrell, '14A, was last
night awarded the first prize of $5.00
in the Comedy club poster contest. J.
B. Jewell, '16E, was awarded second,
and C. Smith, '17, third prize. These
pcsters will be placed on exhibition to-
day. A total of 16 drawings were sub-
mitted in the -competition.
The posters are to advertise the
play "Scarecrow" which the Comedy
eub will present at the Whitney the-
atre on January 16. Cottrell's draw-
ing departs from the commonplace and
displays a female scarecrow, urging
the destruction of the large supply of
admission cards. The Jewell poster is
a Cerran representation of a scare-
crow and Smith's picture is a spooky
affair, introducing several phases of
inanimate life.
The pr:zes for the second and third
places are four, and two, of the best
seats in the house, respectively.
Chinese students in the university,
through the arrangement of the uni-
versity Y. M. C. A., will be enabled to
spend their Christmas vacation in
some American families. Groups of
two or three will be distributed among
the local residents who have consented
to take charge of the orientals. They
may stay in the families during the
entire vacation or part of the holidays.
The purpose of this arrangement is to
enable the students to have a real in-
sight of American home life at Christ-
mas time; and that the Americans may
in turn learn the manners and customs
of China.

A great majority of the graduates go
into the United States Forestry Ser-
vice. The men enter the service either
as forest assistan's or forest rangers,
and from these positions they are eli-
gible to be deputy forest supervisors
and forest supervisors, who are each in
charge of one of the national forests.
Several of the graduates have enter-
ed the anadian Forest Service, and
some are in the employ of the Canadi-
an railroads. Others have forestry po-
sitions under the state governments.
A few have become foresters in the
government service in the Philippines,
and some are teaching.
A great number of graduates each
year is entering the employ of private
firms. Among this list are experts in
the valuation of timber lands, and
some who are themselves engaged in
the lumber or milling business.
Professor Roth first came into na-
tional prominence as an associate of
Dr. B. E. Fernow, the head of the
United States Division of Forestry
when it was first established. Later
Professor Roth was made Chief of the
Forestry Division of the General Land
Office, a position which placed him in
charge of all lands set aside as forest
reserves. Doctor Fernow and Profes-
sor Roth went to the Cornell Forestry
School when it was founded, but later
when the school broke up because of
politics, Doctor Fernow associated
himself with the University of Toron-
to, and Professor Roth came to Michi-
gan to found the present School of
Forestry. Junior Professor C. L.
Sponsler, '10; Assistant Professor P.
S. Lovejoy, '07; and Instructor J. H.
Pottinger, '12, are also Michigan grad-
Several graduates of the forestry
school are on the faculties of other
universities: Ngan Han, '11, the only
Chinese graduate in the department,
who is in the University of Nanking,
and is also in the service of the Chin-
ese government; D. M. Mathews, '09,
professor of forestry at Manilla; F. B.
Moddy, '06, professor of forestry at
Cornell University; G. W. Peavy, '04,
in the Agricultural College of Oregon;
N. W. Scherer, '11, assistant professor
at Ohio State University; and G. R.
Green, '11, assistant professor at Penn
State University.
Clyde Leavitt, '04, is the forester to
the Canadian Conservation, which has
full power over all forest fire protec-
tion on Canadian railroads. Dorr
Skeels is a logging engineer in the
United States Forest Service. When
timber land is to be sold, his duty is
to ascertain the best way for logging,
and also to fix the stumpage value, the7
price for which the lumber is sold.
C. S. Smith, '05, is assistant forester1

May Ask For Extension of Time
Action Brought on Information
of Students.




Snow is falling, at least a kind of
golden snow; sheckel after sheckel;
the kind that warms pocketbooks as
well as hearts. Filtering through the
halls of the rhetoric building, this yel-
low dust is drifting toward Charles
Stevens, the janitor, who yesterday
fell heir to a third of an estate valued
at $60,000, which his uncle of New
York city bequeathed him. Mr. Stev-
ens himself scouts the idea of such a
large fortune.
"I doubt if the amount will exceed
$6,000 or $7,000 at the very most," he
said when questioned. "My son is now
in New York city investigating the,
matter and I expect to hear from him
Team Is Composed of Cosmopolitans
Recruited From All Parts
of World.
Soccer, as a Michigan sport, has
proved peculiarly successful this year,
by furnishing a line of athletic endeav-
or for the many foreign students who
would otherwise have remained in-
The game of soccer is played in
more countries than any other sport.
For this reason, most of the Michigan
soccerists have played the game since
childhood and the introduction of the
game here was most welcome to them.
The representative team last fall
was composed of players from eight
different countries. There were two
men each from South Africa and
China and one man each from Cana-
da, Holland, Greece, Norway, and the
United States, besides many foreign-
ers on the squad who failed to make
the team.
It was decided recently by the board
of directors to award numerals to the
soccer team, and the following men
will receive the insignia: Glenny, '14,
(mgr.); Watts, '16E (capt.); Coryell,
'16E; Pan, '15E; Shutes, '16; Stalling,
'15; W. Robertson, '16D; Li, '17E; Co-
hen, '17; Tripolitis, '17E; deLiefde,
'16D; McDowell, '15; Donnell, '15E;
James, '15D, and J. Robertson, '16D.
When the interlocutor -and end men
trod the boards at the Union minstrel
show rehearsal yesterday afternoon,
the production assumed a form which

There will be n Junior Hop this
year, according to the resolution pass-
ed by the senate l-:st night. The res-
olution says nothing about prohibiting
a Hop next year. It is stated as im-
probable that any function similar to
the annual dance will be given with-
out official sanction. All the various
committees representing students are
disposed to abide by the decision of
the senate.
The annual Junior Hop was abolish-
ed by a resolution of the Senate on
Pebruary 14, after it had been a con-
tinuous Michigan institution for almost
40 years. It was stated that the sen-
timent of the Senate at that time was
that the Hop had grown to a size which
made it unmanageable and too elabo-
rate, and that it had Qutgrown that
simplicity, desirable for a university
function. Another reason assigned
was that it was undemocratic and too
exclusive. The abolition of the Hop
was precipitated by the riotous at-
tempt of about ^ hundred students andy
others to force admission to the gym-
nasium while the festivities were go-
ing on, and by the freaky character
of the dancing, costumes, and music,a
and because it was felt that the Hop
was the occasion of too much extrav-
Immediately after the action of the,
Senate last year, the 1914 Hop com-
mittee set to work in an endeavor to;
have the hop reinstated. It investigat-
ed the causes leading up to the aboli-
tion of the Hop, and devised plans toa
obviate the objections. The committee
made its recommendations this yearI
on the idea that the undemocratic anda
exclusive features were the cause of
the dissatisfaction with the annualc
ball. All those who had seen the peti-
tion were agreed that its provisions
were liberal.
The 1914 committee planned to make
the hop open to all students on equal
terms by permitting attendance of any
group of 'ten or more, other than the
18 fraternities which have been the
nucleus of the annual organization in
control of the great social event. Each1
group was to have uniform booth
space and a representative on the
general committee. Both gymnasiums
were to be used for dancing, if nee-]
essary. The general chairman was1
to help independents to organize in1
groups. Chairmanship of committees
and the general chairmanship were toi
be held in rotation from year to yearE
among the 18 fraternities, but assist-1
ants were to be appointed from the1
general committee.
House parties were to be limited to
begin Thursday noon and to end Sun-
day evening.
To provide more direct and more ef-
ficient management on the night of the
Hop, a senior or post-graduate was to
be elected to have full charge of the
Hop, while it was in progress. <
The names of all chaperones were to
be given to the chairman on chaper-
ones a week before the Hop and he
was to write to them, in conjunction
with Dean Myra B. Jordan, explain-
ing the situation in Ann Arbor and
what was expected of the chaperones.
The social committee of the juniorl
(Continued on page 4.)

University Professor Returns to
From London; Will. Attend


The cases against Lawrence J.Damm
and George Schaible, the salooonists
charged with selling liquor to students
in violation of the state law, will come
up for trial in the circuit court before
Judge E. D. Kinne this morning at
9:00 o'clock.
Damm and Schaible were arrested
November 22 upon information fur-
niched by Dlon T. MKone, '16, who
was arrested a few days previous on
a charge of disorderly conduct, and
convicted in the justice court. McKone
will be the chief witness for the pros-
ecution. R. J. Miller, '16, and. L. F.
Tingay, '15D, who were with MeKone
at the time of his arrest, have also
been subpoenaed.
John P. Kirk, of Ypsilanti, attorney
for the defense, may ask for an exten-
sion of time in behalf of his clients,
The November issue of The Michi-
gan Bulletin, the Chicago Alumni asso-
ciation publication, features the fina
settlement of the Conference questions
and the Michigan alumni weekly
In the November number of the
Gothamite, published by the New York
Alumni association, Dr. James B. An-
gell, president emeritus, thanks the
alumni for the interest they took i
him during his illness. He says "I
am happy now to assure them that I
have entirely regained my health. It
is a great encouragement to all of ur
on the ,ground here to see the loyal
devotion of the New York alumni te
their Alma Mater."
"Definite arrangements for the cre-
ation of the Joan of Arc pageant will
not be completed until some time fol-
lowing the Christmas holidays," sai
Helen Brandebury, '14, general chair
man of the committees in charge of
the production of the pageant, yester-
day, "the only active committee a
present, is the one assigned to the se-
lection of costumes, under the super-
vision of Alice Lloyd, '16."
The committee on costumes is con-
sulting plates of over 200 costumes
to be used in the staging of the his-
torical play, while it is probable that
many special costumes will have to b
made. Mrs. Lombard is the faculty
adviser to the costumes committee.
Marjorie Nicholson, '14, is preparing
a booklet review of the story of. Joan
D'arc, which will be presented for the
approval of Prof. H. A. Kenyon before
being used in the pageant.
As their biggest informal social
event, 1914 lits will hold a Christmas
dinner-dance at the Michigan Union
tomorrow night. For men holding sea-
son tickets, $1.25 will admit a couple
to both the dinner and dance, withan
extra fee of 60 cents for others. The
dinner will begin at 6:30 o'clock and
the dance at 8:30.
John I. Lippincott will be toast-

Professor H. C. Sadler of the engi-
neering department has returned from
London, England, after spending a
month on a commission appointed for
the purpose of determining the safety
of seagoing ships. The Michigan man
joined this commission at the request
of the Association of Passenger and
Steam Ship Lines of the .United States
and Canada.
Professor Sadler has been appointed
by the Secretary of Commerce to a.
membership on the commission which
is to hold a convention in Europe in
the spring of 1914, to determine the
load line of the vessels. This commis-
sion has to do mainly with the safety
of the ship itself.
Waiter Nulford Consents to Speak to
Michigan Foresters During
Prof. Walter Mulford, head of the
forestry department of Cornell uni-
versity, will be the principal speaker
at the annual Forestry club banquet,
to take place in March. Professor
Mulford, in a letter just received by
Harry Mills, chairman of the commit-
tee, consented to come to Ann Arbor.
The Forestry club has established a
custom of bringing a prominent for-
ester each year to speak at the annual
banquet. Gifford Pinchot was one of
the former speakers.

01ny Unexpected Failure to Agre
Details of Contract Can
Prevent Football
-_ -
Crimson Contest Lives Wolver
Hard Schedule For Season
of 1914.
Unless there is an unexpected h
in the arrangement of minor det
Michigan's 1914 Varsity football t
will meet Harvard at Cambridge
October 31.
A telegram to Director P. G. Ba
me of the Michigan athletic assc
tion, from Fred W. Moore, grad'
treasurer of the Harvard athletic
sociation, practically settles the sc
uling of the game. Though the
test must be sanctioned by th I
vard athletic committee, and the p
er contract formalities observed, ti
is little reason to doubt the fint
of the arrangement.
Michigan's telegram to the. Har
authorities, sent after the board
control of athletics had considered
Crimson invitation to play at C
bridge on October 24, took the for
a counter proposal. The Wolve
management asked for October 31
a suitable date for the game, sta
that Michigan would be willing to
cept Harvard's invitation, provi<
the contest could be arranged Oct
31 instead of October 24.
In answer to this proposal, Tr
urer Moore of Harvard wired:-
"Can arrange game for October
Will hld date pending approval
our athletic committee."
It 'developed that Michigan took
above-mentioned action on the I
vard invitation, only after a warm
gument in the board in control m
ing Saturday evening. The ques
of the advisability of scheduling
game was thoroughly considered
fore the board took its final action
Director P. G. Bartelme questio
the advisability of playing Har
next season for several reasons.
cited the fact that Michigan will
obliged to play a team of seasoned
erans, with a comparatively gr
eleven, Should Harvard win, he I
that the Crimson authorities woul
reticent about continuing relations
A second objection dealt with
fact that the Wolverines will be ob
ed to journey to Cambridge on O
her 31, and to Philadelphia to n
Pennsylvania, now proposed for
following Saturday, thus bringing
important games close together, b
"on the road." It was 'Director I
telme's opinion that the Varsity c
not give the best account of itsel:
either contest. Other members of
board held the same opinion.
Judge James O. Murfin, strongy
favor of arranging the contest, po
out the advantage of scheduling
game from the standpoint of establ
mug a better eastern relationship.
the end of the discussion, those c
sided with Judge Murfin were suffic
in number to carry the vote.
Inasmuch as the Harvard game
necessitate a rearrangement of
plans for the 1914 football sched
Director Bartelme announces that
entire schedule cannot be given
some time. It is thought that an ef
will be made to have the Syrac
game played at Ann Arbor instea
Syracuse, as called for under the
rangement under which the two
versities have been playing, in or
to round out the home schedule.

Foresters to Hear Professor Love
Prof. P.S.Lovejoy, of the forestry
partment, will speak before the I
estry club, at its meeting Wednes
evening, on the results of the ree
Conservation congress he attended
Washington, D. C. H. L. Plumb, gi
uate school, will speak on "Re-for
ation in the Sinslaw National For
in Oregon." The talk will be illust:

of the fifth United States Forest dis- promises to surpass any previous min-
trict at SanFrancisco. Several nation- or theatricals of the Union. The 13 men
al forests are grouped together into of the cast went through the ensemble
one district under the supervision of numbers proficiently, and the individu-
one district forester and his assistI al men performed their stunts in a
ants. J. F. Kuemmel, '07, is in charge creditable manner. The minstrel will
of the collecting and planting of seeds be the principal number at the Christ-
in the sixth district. J. F. Preston, '07, mas celebration Thursday night.
Is in charge of the office of operations Much time will be put on the show
at Missoula, Mont. up to the time of its presentation,
H. S. Sackett, '06, is vice-president with the next rehearsal at 4:00 o'clock
of the Forest Products Company of this afternoon. All of the men in the
New Orleans, a concern engaged in the cast have previously proven themselv-
salvaging of waste lumber. A. S. Hop- es able in other theatricals, and there
(Continued on page 4.) will be little difficulty In drilling them.

GRAHAM TAYLOR URGES MEN master, and Prof. J. A. C. Hildner and
TO "BELONG TO THE CROWD" Mr. C. S. Boucher will represent the
faculty. The other speakers will be,
"You are world men. Belong to your Emma Heath, Charles Webber and
age, belong to the crowd, or you will j Helen Brandebury. Willis Diekema
be merely educated minds, not educat- I and Waldo Fellows will furnish the
ed men. The detached men is a men- musical numbers.
ace," said Graham Taylor, the Chicago
sociologist, to an audience of 800 uni- Noted Billiard Players Will Compete.
versity men at the Majestic theater, Willie Hoppe, world's champion bil-
Sunday evening. His subject was "The liard player, will meet Jake Schaefer.
Common Grour.d of Religion and Edu- Jr., son of the former champion, in
cation." 18-2 balkline billiard matches, at Hus-
"Never," he asserted, "was there the ton Brothers, on the nights of January
need of the sand and backbone given 19 and 20. The play will continue un-
by religion and education that there is til Hoppe has obtained 1,000 points, or
now Schaeffer 600.

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