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Junior women's luncheon,
Union, 12:00 o'clock.




's Athletic Record Second
e West of New York
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Daily For Michigan

Michigan's athletic record is second
to that of no other university of the
west or middle west. Her teams have
shown all-time supremacy over every
western conference school in every
branch of competition. Six times has
Michigan carried off the football cham-
pionship honors of the conference with
an unstained record, and in 1905, she
suffered her only defeat at the hands
of Chicago. For the entire 1905 sea-
son, Michigan ran up 495 points
against her opponents two.
Michigan has had more players on
Walter Camp's all-American elevens
than'any other western school, and has
the unique distinction of having two
players, Heston and Schultz, on
Camp's all-time all-American-the
highest honor that can be awarded to
.a football player. Heston, Michigan's
famous half-back, has scored more
-points than any other football player
in the annals of intercollegiate foot-
ball, having carried the ball across
the line enough times to total 614
points, scored by modern methods.
In track, however, Michigan is su-
preme. In ten years competition in
the Western Intercollegiate, Michi-
gan's teams have carried off the cham-
pionship six times, one year, scoring
more points than all the competitors.
She has won more than 80 per cent
of all dual track meets in which she
has met conference representatives,
Cornell and Syracuse. For the six
years from 1903 to 1908 inclusive,
Michigan has seven successive victo-
ries, including a world's record, at the
Penn relays.
Michigan has sent seven teams to
compete in the eastern intercollegiate.
The first year, she scored the second
'highest number of points. In the fol-
lowing two years, she was unable to
finish higher than sixth and fifth re-
spectively. But for the following four
years, Michigan's track men scored the
third highest number of points of all
competing varsity team. No team west
of Pennsylvania has a record which
approaches that of Michigan.
Ralph Rose, '04, represented Amer-
ica in two Olympic games, in the
weight events, carrying off highest
honors on both occasions, and posting
a world's record which has since been
At the last Olympic games at Stock-
holm, two wearers of the "M" repre-
sented America. Ralph C. Craig, '11,
won both the 100 and 200 meter dashes
in phenomenal time. Craig also holds
worlds' and intercollegiate records in
these two dashes. "Hap" Haff, varsity
track captain in 1913, finished fifth in
the 400 meter run at Stockholm, a
performance which ranks him among
the five best quarter milers in the
world. "Johnnie" Garrels, '07, held
the intercollegiate record for the 120
yard hurdles, which was broken at
the last intercollegiate at Cambridge.
During the season of 1912-1913 Mich-
gan s athletic teams covered an ag-
gregate distance of 11,900 miles. No
other great university whose schedule
calls for a majority of games on the
home grounds, comes anywhere near
this record. Notre Dame and Carlisle,
(Continued on page 4.)

Afternoon dance under the auspices
of the Day Nursery, Granger's, 3:00
Weekly membership dance, Michigan
Union, 9:00 o'clock.
Samuel S. Marquis speaks on Union
Guild series, St. Andrew's church.
7:45 o'clock.
D. A. R. exercises in Hill auditorium,
3:00 o'clock.
Hon. E. F. Johnson, "LL.M. '91, will
lecture on "The Philippines" at the
regular Sunday afternoon entertain-
ment, Michigan Union, 3:00 o'clock.
Charles P. Erickson speaks at the Ma-
jestic theater, 6:30 o'clock,
Midnight Son's Quartet and Ragtime
String Trio Will Present
Opera Hits
Vamped versions of rhythmic rag-
time will be featured by the "Midnight
Sons' Quartet" at the big comic opera'
concert to be staged by the Michigan
Glee and Mandolin club, Tuesday ev-
enging. The affair will be held in Hill
auditorium, and the management is ex-
pecting to fill the hall for the occas-
String music of the mellow brand
will be dispensed by the "Ragtime
String Trio," of the Mandolin club.
The trio has prepared a large number
of popular operatic selections, includ-
ing hits from past Union operas all
the way from Koanzaland to Contrarie
According to Prof. William Howland,
musical director of the club, the pro-
gram will not contain any number
used in previous musical club enter-
tainments. Both the Glee and Mando-
lin organizations have been rehearsing
twice a week since the beginning of
The advance ticket sale for the con-
cert has been unusually heavy, near-
ly 1,000 of the admission cards having
been disposed of already. Tickets at
the uniform admission charge, 25
cents, may be obtained at Wahr's,
Sheehan's and the Union.'
Student Cases to Come Up in March
Cases against Lawrence J Damm
and George Schaible, Ann Arbor sa-
loon keepers charged with selling liq-
uor to university students, will come
up at the March term of the circuit
court. Prosecutor George Burke de-
clares that he is prepared to press the
charges. It is not known what line of
action the defendants will take.
Inter-Class Basketball Starts Tuesday
It was decided definitely that the
inter-class basketball series will start
Tuesday, at a meeting of the various
managers held in Waterman gym yes-
terday. The schedule has not been
completed but will be announced the
first of next week.
Students Will Study in Other Cities
' A. E. Gilman, '14, has charge of a
special quiz section of course 22 in so-
ciology this semester, which is com-
posed of a small group of men who
plan to pursue intensive investigation
of sociological problems in several of
the large cities near Ann Arbor.

First Batting Practice

of SeasonI

Results in Record Breaking
Number of Men For
the Nine
Complete List of Candidates Shows
Many Veterans and Host of
Raw Recruits
Nearly 50 candidates for the Varsity
baseball team turned out for practice
yesterday afternoon in the gymnasium,
exceeding by a score the largest pre-
vious attendance. Coach Lundgren
made good his promise to give the men
their first taste of batting, and had
an opportunity to look over all the
men as they faced the pitchers.
The lack of promised window screens
somewhat hampered the workout, as
the batting was limited to the cage.
The coach will give his squad the
same kind of work today, and will also
hold the regular practice session on
Monday, although it is a university
The list of candidates for the team,
as compiled yesterday by Walter Em-
mons, '14E, Varsity manager, follows.
The veterans are: Captain Pontius,
lb; McQueen, 2b; Hughitt, 3b; Baker,
ss; Sheehy, of; Cory, of; Howard, of;
Quaintance, p; Baribeau, p; Sisler, p;
and Baer, c. Other battery men who
were on the squad all last year, but
failed to win their letter, are Rippler,
(Continued on page 4.)
Heredity Course Proves Popular One;
Prof. O. C. Glaser's course in hered-
ity, in which there are about 300 stu-
dents enrolled, has proved to be one
of the most popular courses ever offer-
ed in the zoology department.
Nominations for the elective posi-
tions of the Michigan Union Boat club
were announced yesterday by the nom-
inating committee of the association.
Inasmuch as the present officers were
not elected last spring, but have since
been appointed to fill vacancies, and
because the club has had practically
no activities .from which the commit-
tee could judge the capabilities of the
various men, it was decided to renomi-
nate as follows: for commodore, H. S.
Parsons, '15E; vice-commodore, W. S.
Davidson, '15; secretary, P. H. Mid-
dleditch, '15E; treasurer, H.G Gault,
These men have not had an oppor-
tunity to show what they can do thus
far, but are the only ones who are
familiar with the plans for the pro-
posed spring regatta. Any 15 active
members of the club may nominate
other men by petition, which must be
in the hands of the secretary by'Feb-
ruary 28. The election will be held
March 7. Faculty representatives, Dr.
Henri Hus and Prof. J. E. Reighard,
were also renominated.
Committees have been appointed to
arrange for a spring regatta and car-
nival to be held on the Huron river
May 29 and 30, permission for which
has already been granted by the fac-
ulty. The idea is to make the whole
week-end a gala occasion, the Boat
club events to be supplemented by the
spring games and baseball game with
M. A. C.

Gloomy Track Prospects Make Meas.
ures Necessary to Awaken Spirit
and Interest More
Halff Nilers to Get Hardest Workout of
the Season in Afternoon's
Speed Trials
Michigan's track. candidates will
meet in Waterman gymnasium Wed-
nesday evening in an attempt to awak-
en the slumbering college spirit. The
date for this meeting was first set at
Tuesday, but because of the glee club
concert on that night was switched to
The track situation so far has not
been brightened in any respect, and
Farrell is resting his hopes on the
effect of the meeting to furnish him
with more material to work with.
It was expected that Smith, who ran
second in the two mile at the eastern
inter-colelgiates last year, would be
back in school this semester and avail-
able for track work. This expectation
failed of realization, so that the team
is left without a two miler or even a
candidate at this distance.
The high jump attracted one can-
didate earlier in the season; but
Griest, this one hope has been devel-
oped into a half miler, and is consider-
ed by Trainer Farrell to be more val-
uable to the team in this line. It is
probable that he will be the fourth
man on the two mile relay team, to
fill the vacancy left by Haimbaugh.
Farrell plan- to give the half milers
the hardest workout that they have
been treated to so far this year, in the
afternoon's practice today. They will
race in couples, and their times will
be taken.
A "Conference of Medical Euca-
tion," to be attended by a number of
America's foremost physicians and
surgeons, will be held in Chicago Feb-
ruary 24 and 25. Nearly all of the
larger universities will have represen-
tatives at this meeting Dr. V. C.
Vaughan, dean of the medical depart-
ment, Dr. C. W. Edmunds, of the De-
partment of medicine and surgery, and
Mr. Walter H. Sawyer, of the Board
of Regents, will represent the Univer-
sity of Michigan. President Lowell
of Harvard University will deliver an
address before the body.
At this meeting there will be a gen-
eral discussion of the progress and
advancement of medicine. The medical
schools of the country will be rated,
and the relation of the medical de-
partments to the universities will be
emphasized. The work of the state
boards of medicine will be explained
in detail. The main purpose of the
organization is to bring the leading
men of the medical profession togeth-
er to discuss medical ethics and recent

Senior Laws Will Dance Monday Night
Senior laws will give their annual
Washington's birthday dance at the
Michigan Union Monday night. Tick-
ets may be secured from the mem-
bers of the social committee.

Hockey Contestants Will Stage Double
Headers on Both Saturday
and Monday
In an overtime game, the fresh engi-
neer hockey team defeated the science
team by a score of 4 to 3, on Wein-
berg's rink, last night.
Double headers will be staged both
today and on Monday. The first game
today is between the fresh engineers
and the fresh lits, and will be called
at 1:30 o'clock. The second contest,
between the science team and the engi-
neer law team will begin at 3:00
The science team bpposes the lits in
the first Monday game, and the fresh
engineers meet the engineer-law team
in the second fracas.
Foresters Will Meet to Buy Tickets
The Forestry club wil meet Thurs-
day night, February 26, in order thti
the members may secure tickets for
the dance the following evening.
Comedy Club Cast Travels to Port
Huron Where This Year's Play
Is to Be Given





Chaperoned by Mrs. W.G. Stoner and
Professor Stoner, 25 students left Ann
Arbor at 6:50 o'clock this morning to
assist in the production of "The Scare-
crow" in Port Huron tonight. The
trip roster consists of the 17 members
of the cast, two managers and four
musicians as follows:
H. L. Nutting, '15L, Phyllis S. Po-
vah, '16, T. F. Murphy, '15L, Waldo
Fellows, '14, B. D. Walling.
'14D, Mary L. True, '15, G. C.
Eldredge, '14, B. E. Kline, '14, Louise
Robson, lit spec., Florence L. Wilson,
'15, S. S. Scott, '14P, Harold Pilg-:im,
'14D; Leon Cunningham, '16, C. B.
Winter, '14, L. K. Friedman, '15, Helen
M. Baker, '16, Ethel M. Kenyon, '14, F.
F. McKinney, '16L, J. H. O'Hara, '15,
E. B. McKinley, '16, W. 0. Johnson,
'15E, and W. C. Breidenbach, '17M.
The cast will remain in Port Huron
until some time next Sunday probably
not reaching Ann Arbor until late Sun--
day night. Arthur G. Cohen, '14L,
manager of the Comedy club left for
Port Huron Thursday in order to com-
plete all preliminary arrangements.
Architecture Department Has Grown
With 120 students enrolled, the de-
partment of architecture has increas-
ed ten per cent this year. The largest
increase is in the freshman class. Be-
cause of the demand for their services,
many students in the advanced classes
drop out during the year.
St udent Council Meeting Is Postponed
The regular meeting of the student
council has been postponed until
Thursday evening at 7:30 o'clock, be-
cause of the Glee club concert next
Tuesday night. A general discussion
of the proposed revision plans will
take place.
Alumni Plan Scholarship For Women
Michigan alumnae of Washington,
D. C., are planning to establish a schol-
arship for women at the university ac-
cording to Miss Ruth Greathouse, '11,
now employed in the national bureau
of chemistry at the capitol.
Soph Lit Goes Hone For Operation
Wilson M. Shafer, '16,has gone to his
home in Brockport, N. Y., for an oper-
ation on his nose. The trouble is only
a slight one.

Committee of Professors Is Org
to Conduct Union Work Am
Faculty; Freshmen Also
Plan Action
For Mchgan Men Every
Owing to the exodus of studelt
committeemen f-rom Ann Arbor
the coming three-day vacation, i
stantial returns have come in co
ing the Union life membershii
paign. Practically all of the s
have been heard from. Returns
the junior classes have just be,
come in, and the sophomore car
has only been started.
A general canvass of the I
was launched coincident with l
the juniors. The following f
men have been appointed to pu
work in their respective depart
Prof. L. P. Hall, dental; Prof.
Myers, homeopathic; Prof. R. V
ler, law; Prof. H. C. Sadler, eng
ing; Prof. L.A. Strauss, literar;
Prof. Reuben Peterson, mdical.
men will cover their departme
means of the same machinery ti
students have worked out.
Tentative arrangements fo
freshman campaign have alread
completed. L. M. Abrams, 1
been appointed chairman of the
ary department and L. R. W
'15E, will handle the fresh eng
The freshman committees will
general chairman Cyril Quinn
Sunday at 4:00 o'clock at the Un
A "Tea Dansant" will be held I
ternoon from 3:00 to 5:30 o'cl
Granger's academy, for the ben
the day nursery. Special musi
be furnished by Fisher's sax
trio, and an enjoyable aftern
dancing is promised by tho
charge. Tickets will be on s
$1.25 a couple, which will inclu
In spite of the sentiment r
expressed in a senior lit class m-
against enumerating personal :
for entrance in the Michigan
75 slips, about one third of th4
number handed in, bore reco:
special affiliations in the univ
About a third of these made in
of fraternity memberships on
Record Crowd Hears Prof. H
One .of the largest crowds th
attended the numbers of the ora
association course, heard Prof.
T. Hollister read "The Rivals
evening. Prof. Hollister's inte:
tion of the comedy was excepti
Union Membership Shows an Ik
The active membership roll
Union now contains 2,813 nan
of which have been added sin
new semester started. Last y
tween 60 and 70 new member:
secured during the second se
thus making possible a member
close to 2,900 if there is a prop
ate increase this year.
Union Dance Tickets Are Hal
Half the tickets have been di
of for the Uinion dance this e'
Mr. and Mrs. F. R. Finch will

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