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Crowe Says It Is Too Difficult For
Average Man to Win
Board Awards Numerals to All-Fresh
Squad and Tennis"
Revision of the present rules gov-
erning the award of insignia to the
athletes who serve Michigan on the
track team, so as to more equitably
give them the recognition they deserve
and which they do not at present re-
ceive, was urged yesterday upon. the
board of directors of the athletic as-
sociation by retiring President Charles
Crowe, also manager of the track team
during the past season.
He impressed upon the directorate
the need of amending the present rul-
es governing the award of the track
"M" and "aMa." These rules, accord-
ing to Crowe, are so strict that it is
practically impossible for the average
track athlete to earn his insignia.
Crow urged that some steps be taken,
either by devising some emblem for
such men -as Murphy, Ufer Fox and
others who will this year receive only
the "aMa," or of widening the .presen
scope of the rules governing the
award of track "M." As a result of
Crowe's action yesterday, it is expect-
ed that the board will next fall make
some definite move in the matter.
The newly elected track and baseball
managers, W. B. Palmer and Chester
lang, took their places on the board
yesterday for the first time, and in the
reorganization meeting, Patrick D.
Koontz was chosen as president of the
athletic association.
The board yesterday, also, voted the
award of 12 regulation sets of numer-
als to the members of the All-Fresh
baseball team, the men to receive the
emblems to be picked by the All-Fresh
and Varsity coaches. Regulation sets
of numerals will also be given to the
four men on the 1917 tennis team,
with a numeral cap for the inanager.
Following out the system adopted
for the football men last fall, the di-
rectorate yesterday voted the award
of "M" certificates to the letter men
on the track and baseball teams.
To Visit Missouri's 75th Anniversary
Dean J. R. Effinger will represent
the university at the celebration of the
75th anniversary of the University of
Missouri, at Columbia, Mo., June 3 in
place of Pres. Harry B. Hutchins, who
is unable to go because of business
duties. The president wil go to the
University of Minnesota June 11 to de-
liver the Commencement address
Engineering Classes Will Go to Detroit
Assistant Professor Fishleigh's com-
bined clses in automobile engineer-
ing will go to Detroit at 6:57 Saturday
morning to be the guests of the Stud-
ebaker and Lozier factories. The trip
is open to all students who are inter-
ested. About 30 men in M. E. 39 are
planning to go in addition to the reg-
ular classes.
Writes About Bibliotheque Nationale
An article by Librarian Theodore

W. Koch on the Bibliotheque Nation-
ale, Paris, appears in the May issue of
the Literary Journal, and a second ar-
ticle ~will follow in the June number.
This library is the second largest in
the world.



Hon. Bertrand
West Physics

Russell lectures in
Lecture Room, 4:15

Scenes of Campus Activities, Faculty
and Student Leaders to be
Seen at Auditorium

Charles Frohman Will Produce
Plays if Standard is High


Prof. Alvin S. Johnson speaks in room
248 Engineering Building, 2:00
Junior Research Dinner, Michigan
Union, 6:00 o'clock.
Union Inauguration membership din-
ner, Michigan Union, 6:00 o'clock.
Prof. A. S. Johnson speaks to the class
in economics 14, room 101 Econo-
mics Building, 1:00 o'clock.
Nurses' School Graduates Class of 10
The homeopathic nurses training
school graduated a class of 10 senior
nurses at Sarah Caswell Angell hall
last evening. Addresses were made
by Dr. D. W. Myers and D. T. Smith, of
the homeopathic medical college. The
diplomas were presented by Dean -W.
B. Hinsdale. Two vocal solos by Miss
Ball were followed by a reception and


Was- Postponed Until
For Recovery From



Mattson, substitute catcher on the
Varsity baseball team, was declared
ineligible for competition on future
Wolverine athletic teams, when the
eligibility committee last night passed
on charges that he had played base-
ball for outside teams without the con-
sent of the athletic authorities. Under
the code governing Michigan athletics,
such participation is against the rules,
and renders the accused liable for per-
manent suspension from participation
on all teams,
Similar charges, preferred against
several members; of the All-Fresh
team, were brought before the com-
mittee, but action was postponed pend-
ing hearings on additional cases. It is
stated'that several battery men on the,
1917 squad are in danger of losing
their athletic standing for acts simi-
lar to those which resulted in the bar-
ring of Mattson.
Should the board bar these men, the
Varsity squad of next year would.be
practically without a s.ubstitute back-
stop for Webber, the 1913 Varsity
catcher, who left this spring, promis-
ing to return for next season. "
In a design which apparently de-
pics simply the industriousness of par-
rots, in gathering the plumage plucked
from the wings of a swan, the Campus
numeber of the. Gargoyle has cleverly
symbolized the honors with which
glory-bedecked students "feather the
nest" of their university career. Nu-
merous cartoons of the elect feature
the issue.
The Gargoyle has also extended its
field to include a Michiganensian, a
fac-simile of the yearbook as it ap-
pears to the humorist. The actual
beautifiers of the campus and a mod-
est estimate of the average freshman's
dream are the inspiring subjects of two
of the many illustrations of the maga-
Regatta Winners Get Cups at-Dinner
Winners in all the Regatta events
will be presented with their prizes at
the Union dinner tomorrow night. The
winners of the cups for the highest
number of points in swimming, diving
and canoeing will be decided this af-

Samuel H. Regester, age 30 years,
of Rice's Landing, Penn., died at the
university Hospital late Sunday after-
noon, following a severe attack of
appendicitis. Regester was operated
upon for appendicitis last Monday
night, when his condition became pre-
carious, but his physical condition was
so weak, especially his heart that he
was unable to recover.
Regester was advised by the hos-
pital authorities, to have his appendix
removed several months ago, when he
was troubled with a severe attack of
appendicitis, but he postponed the
matter until after he was to take his
examination for a Ph.D. degree in
Chemistry. Hospital authorities said
yesterday that they believed overwork
was partly responsible for his weak-
ened condition.
Regester entered the university two
years ago as an assistant in chemistry,
coming here from Columbia univer-
sity. He was a member of Phi Lamba
Upsilon, honorary chemical society,
and just been elected to Sigma Xi.
At a meeting of the Mimes last week
the following men were elected to
membership: E. W. Haislip, '14L,
C. L. Kendrick, '15, H. R. Schradzki,
'15L, J. S. Leonard, '16L, A. C. Deni-
son, '15, L. E. Hughes, '16E, L. M.
Cunningham, '16, G. P. McMahon, '16,
K. S. Baxter, '15E, C. A. Brown, '15,
A. M. Reed, '15L.
Officers for the following year were
elected as follows: president G.M.Mor-
itz, '15; vice-president, K. S. Baxter,
'15E; secretary, J. K. Gould, '14; treas-
urer, J. S. Leonard, '16L.
Cornell Man to Lecture on Socialism
Prof. A. S. Johnson, of Cornell uni-
versity, will begin a series of three
lectures on Socialism at 2:00 o'clock
today in room 248 engineering build-
ing, when he will speak on "Tenden-
cies in International Trade and Our
Commercial Policy". Tomorrow he
will lecture on "The Future of the
Socialist Party Policy" at 1:00 o'clock
in room 101 engineering building. The
last lecture will be given Thursday
in room 248 engineering building on
"Social Reform and the Outlawing of
Koch. Leaves to Visit Czar's Library
Librarian Theodore W. Koch plans
to leave Leipzig today for a week's
trip to St. Petersburg Russia, where
he will visit the Imperial library of
the Russian Czar. This library is one
of the four largest libraries in the
world. Mr. Koch will sail for home
on June 16, and hopes to arrive in
Ann Arbor in time for commencement.
Research Club Holds Banquet Tonight
The Junior Research club will hold
its annual banquet at 6:30 o'clock to-
night at the Union. Dr. F. M. Loomis
will act as toastmaster, and Registrar
A. G. Hall, Dr. H. A. Gleason, and
Mr. P. 0. Okkelberg, will speak. Talks
will be given by the retiring president
L. C. Johnson, Grad., and by the in-
coming president, D. A. Tucker, Grad.
Comedy Club to hold Spring Tryouts
The Comedy club will hold its an-
nual spring tryouts this after-
noon at 4:00 o'clock, in the Cercle
Francais room. Every contestant must
be able to read, recite or interpret
some selection of his own choice.

Movies of everything of consequence
in student affairs that has taken place
out doors this spring will be shown
at 7:30 o'clock tonight in )=ill Audi-
torium, under the auspices of the
Michigan Union and the Women's
League. A nominal admission fee of
ten cents will be charged, and the
program which consists of 2000 feet
of film, will be given continuously
from 7:30 until 11:00 o'clock.
Swing-out, the pageant scenes,
track workouts, the Michigamua rope-
in, spring contests, with the push ball
scrap almost conplete, views of Dr. J.
B. Angell, president H. B. Hutchins,
and random snapshots of prominent
campus leaders comprise some of the
features included in the reel. Howard
Marsh, '15, is chairman of the com-
mittee in charge of the performance.
Tickets for the final gJnion mem-
bership dinner tomorrow night are on
sale only at the Union desk. The at-
tendance is limited to 250, and there is
.every assurance that the entire num-
ber will be present. The affair will
feature the inauguration of the new
officers, the tenth anniversary of the
founding of the Union, and the cam-
paign for a $1,000,000 clubhouse.
President-Emeritus J.B. Angell will
be the principal speaker. Other talks
will be made by Dean H. M. Bates, re-
tiring president S. S. Dickinson, '13-
'15L, president-elect P. D. Koontz, '14,
and H. E. Bodman, '96, of Detroit. Ed-
ward McNamara will sing, and Gordon:
Eldredge, '14, and Waldo Fellows, '14,
will furnish stunts.
Seniors Get Teaching Appointments
The appointment committee has an-
nounced the following appointments:
Nora Braun, '13, Port Huron, Biology;
Marjory Nicolson, Saginaw East Side,
English; Grace Wolf, Jackson, Assist-
ant Principal; Helen Blew, Jackson,
Assistant Principal; Florence Otis,
Jackson, English; Helen Croman,
Howard City, Latin and German;
Mary Smith, '12, Wyandotte, English;
Hazel Albano, Mt. Clemens, History
and English; T. W. Clemo, Manistee,
Daily Staff Receives Fobs Tonight
Announcements of appointments to
next year's staff and the awarding of
fobs for work done during the past
year will feature the dinner to be
given tonight at 6:00 o'clock at the
Michigan Union for The Michigan
Daily staff. Regent Junius Beal \will
preside as toastmaster and will dis-
tribute the fobs. Gold fobs with bars
will be given the men who have served
four years on The Daily staff. Gold
fobs will be awarded for three year's
work, silver for two and bronze for
Cosmopolitan Club Directors Organize
At the first meeting of the new board
of directors of the Cosmopolitan club
last night E. S. Sy, '15, was elected
vice-president for the coming year,
Fred B. Foulk, '13-'15L, secretary and
Prof. J. A. C. Hildner, treasurer. Ex-
tensive plans for next year were out-
lined, which include a public lecture
course, a club house and providing for
new students who will come from
abroad in the fall.

Manager H. L. Nutting, '15L, of the
1915 Comedy club has announced the
following appointments: assistant
manager, Leon M. Cunningham, '16,
publicity manager, Francis F. McKin-
ney, '16L, costume manger, B. D.
Welling, 14D, and assistant costume
manager, Helen Baker, '16.
The Comedy club play written by
Marjorie Nicolson, will be produced
next year as one of the regular month-
ly entertainments of the organization.
The management has received as-
surances from Chales Frohman that
the prize plays written for the Comedy
club will be produced by professional
companies if the standard is high
enough to warrant the expense and
Dr. Rowland to Practice in New Jersey
Dr. W. D. Rowland, '14H, will leave
for Asbury Park, New Jersey, tomor-
row, where he will begin the practice
of medicine. He has served as interne
in the univeristy homeopathic hospital
during the past year.
Several changes in the courses of the
literary department have been an-
nounced by Registrar A. G. Hall. A
new course leading to the degree of
Bachelor of Sciences in Chemistry has
been created, Spanish has been added
to the list of permissible elections for
first year men, and Philosophy and
Education have been added to group
III of the requirements for graduation,
which was extended to 60 hours in-
stead of 40 as formerly.
Two new courses, Physiography and
Geography will be started in the fall
in the department of Geology, and will
be open to freshmen. The courses will
continue throughout the year, four
hours each semester.
Owing to the fact that so few seniors
verify their credits until near the time
for graduation, a rule was passed
making it compulsory in the future for
all who expect to graduate to obtain
from the registrar an official statement
of verification of their credits before
December 20.
Commerce Club Holds Smoker Tonight
The Commerce Club will hold a
smoker tonight at 7:15 o'clock at the
Union. Professor Robert Bunker of
the law department will make the
principal talk of the evening. Immed-
iately after the smoker the members
will adjourn to the economics build-
ing for the last business meeting of
the year, at which officers and new
members will be elected.
Postpone Union Campaign in betroit
Owing to the difficulty of forming
the proper organization for carrying
on the campaign work for the $1,000,-
000 Union clubhouse in the city of De-
troit, Griffith Hayes has decided to
postpone the active canvassing until
next fall. The remainder of the sum-
mer will be given over to perfecting
the present tentative alumni organi-
French Society Holds Annual Election
At its annual election last night.
Cercle Francais elected the following
officers: M. J. Broussard, '15L, presi-
dent; Helen Malcomson, '15, vice-
president; Ruth Crandall, '14, secre
tary; Robert Tannahill, '15, treasurer.
Suggestions were made and plans for
next year were discussed but no defi-
nite ones were accepted.

Errors Behind Haff Cost Junior Laws
Championship; Seniors For
Second Time Take
Soph Lits Take Game From Third
Year Engineers and Tie For
Second Place
For the second time the senior laws
won the campus championship when
they defeated the junior laws in an
8 to 6 battle yesterday afternoon in
the finals of the interclass baseball
Johnson started the game for the
seniors with a three-bagger and
scored on an error. Bisbee, the jun-
iors' hitting first-sacker, tied the score
in the second with the first of his two
home runs. Errors by the juniors
gave the seniors a one run lead which
they lost as soon as their opponents
came to bat. Two bases on balls, one
error and a hit set the'juniors ahead
by one run in the third. Johnson of
the near-grads brought the score to
a tie in the fifth.
Haff's support deserted him in the
sixth and the seniors were enabled
to gain a four run lead, which they
failed to increase in the seventh, Bur-
ton started a rally in the last with a
clean bingle over second, and Bisbee
chalked up his second home run of the
day, making the score 8 to 6. Ide had
fanned and McClellan and Lewis went
out by way of Lehr and McCoy.
Score by innings and summaries:
1234567 R H E
Sen. las ....1 0 2 0 1 4 0- 8 82
Jun. laws.... 0130002-6 5 8
Batteries: Spenser, Dobson and Lac-
key; Haff and Lewis. Struck out-
by Spenser, 3 in 3 innings; by Dobson,
3 in 4 innings; by Haff, 5 in 7 innings.
Base on balls-by Spenser, 3 in 3 in-
nings; by Dobson, 5 in 4 innings; by
Haff, .1 in 7 innings. - Home runs-by
Bisbee, 2. Three base hits-by Jphn-
son, 1. Double play, Burton to Bisbee.
By winning their game with the
junior engineers the soph lits tied
with the senior engineers and the jun-
for laws for second place in the finals,
and are scheduled to meet the senior
engineers this afternoon.
Fees For Lansing Trip Are Due Now
Fees for the annual trip to Lansing,
made by senior laws who will take
the bar examinations are payable
Wednesday and Thursday of this
week. The committee in charge is
compelled to pay all expenses in ad-
vance so that those not making the
payment will not, be allowed to take
the exams. The trip will be taken
Tuesday of commencement week.
Alumnus Campaigns for Subscriptions
In an effort to have every senior
subscribe to The Michigan Alumnus,
sample copies have been mailed and a
campaign started yesterday in which a
solicitor will see every near alumnus.
A special offer is made to the seniors
whereby they may take the Alumnus
for from one to three years for $1.00
a year instead of the regular $1.50.
Florer Will Lecture on Martin Luther

Prof. W. W. Florer, of the German
department, will give an illustrated
lecture on Martin Luther under the
auspices of the Young Peoples' Society
of St. Paul's Church Tuesday evening
June 2 at 8:00 o'clock in Newberry
hall. The public is invited to attend

Ten Cents


" All Campus"




7:30 to 11:00

Varsity Track Men, Senior Swing-out. Fresh-Soph Contests. Many other events


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