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Michigan

Vol. XXIII, No. f. ANN ARBOR, MICHIGAN, TUESDAY, DECEMBER 17, 1912. PRICE IVE CANT

NEWPLAN FOR
TRACK AWARDS
IS PRESENTED
Board of Directors Takes Favorable
Action on Agitated Change
in Old Method of
Giving M's.
TENNIS MEN WILL GET CAPS.
Thomas Gilbert Appointed Interelass
Basketball Manager; Starts
Duties at Once.
At a meeting of the board of direct-
ors of the athletic association held
last night, preliminary steps were tak-
en for a change in the manner of
awarding track M's. Ever since early
last year this question has been a
much discussed question on the cam-
pus and opinion seemed almost unan-
'Imous that the track M's were entire-
' ly too hard to win, as a man must
make a point in the eastern collegiates
to obtain the letter. The resolution
which passed the board last night ex-
tended the giving of the letter to men
who win or tie for first in the biggest
outdoor dual meet each year. Also
members of any relay team which wins
at the Penn races will receive the in-
signia.
Although this chance will mean a
larger number of the track letters be-
ing given out, the distinction between
men who win the letters at the inter-
collegiates or at the Penn relay races
will still be observed as such men will
be given a cordan, or in common par-
lance a silk shoulder ribbon, besides
the letter. The action of the board of
directors is of course not final as the
resolution must be passed upon favor-
ably by the board in control but it
seems safe to say that this upper body
will heartily endorse it.:
Thomas Gilbert, '13L, of Dillon,
Mont., was appointed as interclass
basketball manager by the board and
will enter on his duties at once, hav-
ing full charge of the season's games.
A hockey committee to assist manager
DuBois and composed of J. V. Sween-
ey, '14L; H. G. Grinnell, '15; and Al.
fred Paull, '16, was approved.
The board also passed another reso-
lution favoring the giving of M caps to
the tennis team with appropriate in-
signia of some kind on it. Hitherto
the tennis team has not had letter caps
but only the small M's. Other routine
business was acted upon but little of
any importance done.
Dean Westbrook Lauds Medical School
Dr. Frank S. Westbrook, dean of
the medical department of the Uni-
versity of Minnesota, addressed the
eighty-fifth annual meeting of the
Washtenaw County Medical society,
last night on the subject, "Modern
Methods of Disease Control." After
the meeting a reception was tendered
Dr. Westbrook in the histological lab-
oratory. Dr. Westbrook highly praised
the work of the Michigan medical de-
partment.

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Forecast for Ann Arbor-Tuesday,
rain or snow with about stationary
temperature; winds becoming south-
easterly and increasing, at the same
time shifting to the northwest.
University Observatory - Monday,
7:00 p. m., temperature, 32.9; maxi-
mum temperature 24 hours preceding,
39.8; minimum temperature 24 hours
preceding, 28.0; average wind velocity
6 miles per hour.

FACULTY

IS CARICATURED

Christmas Gargoyle Inaugurates Series
of "What's What and How."
With some sections never known in
Gargoyle history and a line of jokes
apropos to the season, the Christmas
number of the humor book bows to the
public as the best issue of the year.
"What's What and How," consisting
of caricatures of faculty men in action,
a cover design by A. D. Honey, and a
frontispiece by E. S. Everett help to
make the art portion of the boolm dis-
tinctive. A double page diawing and a
series entitled "Bawl Can War" by
"Bill" Fanning, are new in the feature
line.
"Sophomore Rhetoric Themes" are
continued, and "Helpful Hints to
Christmas Givers," as well as a col-
umn of "Dont's" .u ..,
FOOTBALL MEN, TO
MEET THS WEEK
Capt. Paterson and Coach Douglas Will
Address Annual Gathering
of Candidates.
NO PLANS FOR WINTER WORK.
A meeting of all football candidates
for the 1913 team will be held some'
time this week, probably on Wednes-
day, when the outlook will be discuss-,
ed and some plans made. The real
purpose of the meeting is to give out
the usual warning about the men keep-
ing up in studies and lining up the:
freshmen for next year. It is'proba-
ble that Capt. Paterson and Coach
Doglas will address the meeting and'
as Coach Yost has gone south it is evi-
dent that he will not be present.
On account of the meeting there has
been considerable rumor about winter
practice in the gym at which plays
would be perfected and other work
done. But according to the athletic
authorities such a plan is not being
considered and while the men may be
cautioned to keep in shape there will
be no definite plans for winter prac-
tice. Work may be prescribed for
some of the men, particularly the punt-
ers, but so far as regular team work
being done, there is nothing in the ru-
mor.
A list has been made up of all avail-
able men and they will be kept under a
sort of surveillance all year particu-
larly in regard "to their college work
so that they may be kept eligible. The
call for the meeting will probably be
issued today or tomorrow.

PROFESSORS WIll
ATTEND MEETINGS
Michigan Men Will Present Papers on
Languages at Indianapolis
and Philadelphia.
CRITICS MEET DECEMBER 26 TO 28
Michigan will be represented at the
eighteenth annual meeting of the cen-
tral division of the Modern Language
Association of America, which will be
held at Indianapolis December 26 to
28. Five members of the faculty of
the university will present papers by
title or for reading and discussion.
Since the association embraces all the
universities- and colleges in the middle
west, it is considered a great privilege
to be placed on the program for the
meeting.
Dr. S. F. Gingerich of the English
department, will present a paper,
"The Pantheistic and the Mystic ele-
ments in Wordsworth."
Prof. Tobias Diekhoff, of the German
department, will talk on "Relative Po-
sition of Elements Following the Fin-
ite Verb in the Modern German Sen-
tence."
Prof. Moritz Levi, of the Romance
languages department, will deliver a
paper on "The Character of the French
People as Revealed by the French lan-
guage."
Discussions will follow the papers
of Professors Gingerich, Diekhoff and
Levi.
Prof. Arthur G. Canfield, of the Ro-
mance languages department, will pre-
sent a paper by title only on, "English1
Actors in Paris in 1822." He will also
take part in a discussion of pedagogic-
al methods gn the subject, "Philology
vs. Literature."
Prof. Warren W. Florer will present
a paper on "Luther's Use .of the Bible
in German Before 1522," by title only.
At the meetingeof the easter divis-
ion of the association, which will,be
held at Philadelphia at the same time,
Prof. J. S. P. Tatlock will deliver a
paper on "Boccaccio and His Plan of
the Canterbury Tales."
It is optional with the men, which
meeting they choose to attend but most
of them have chosen to go to Indian-
apolis.
PARTS ARE ASSIGNED FOR
"KOEPNICKERSTRASSE 120."
Following the tryout held afternoon,
the assignment of parts for"Koepnick-
ertrasse 120," the Deutcher Verein
play for this year, were announced as
follows: Karl Brohse, Hausbesitzer,
L. Clayton, '14; Friedericke, seine
Frau, M. G. Helmecke, '14; Helene,
ihre Tochter, Laura Hollingshead, '14;
Krafft, Rittergutsbesitzer, J. H. Wil-
kens, '14; Hugo, desen sohn, L. M.
Riser, '14; Siedel, Brohse's Werwand-
ter, I. M. Bassett, '14; Rosa, dessen
Nichte, M. Neuchterlein, '15; Fechart,
Justizrat, Emra Jacqua, '13; Drossel,
Forstkandidat, J. J. Herbert, '15; Frau
Sturm, Vermeterin, J. H. Mayer, '15;
Emilie Pickenbach, Wirtschafterin, L.
Helmsdorfer, '15; Strempel, Kantor,
A. B. Gehrke, '15; Ksel, Inspektor, R.
Peterson, Jr., '14; Minna, Magd, Ethel
Wheeler, '13; Johann, Diener, J. R.
Miner, '13.
Rehearsals will commence in real
earnest Immediately after the holi-
days.
R. G. MANNING 1VILL TALK
TO ENGINEERS THISEVENING

Mr. R. G. Manning, engineer of the
American Bridge Co., will speak before
the meeting of the engineering society
this evening at 8:00 o'clock in room
348 of the engineering building. "Ex-
amples of Recent Bridge Engineering"
will be the subject of Mr. Manning's
talk, which will be elaborated with
views and drawings of specimens of
bridge architecture.
Library Club Holds Christmas Party.
The Ann Arbor Library club com-
posed of staff members from the gen-
eral library and the Ypsilanti library,
held a Christmas party last night at
the home of Miss Rachel Rhodes. The
party was a substitute for the ordinary
monthly meetings of the club.

Shorter Hours For House Dances May
Be in Vogue During Hop This Winter
No longer will the J-hop "queens of ones, when, after having satisfied their
the world" and their attentive fussers, religious inclinations by attending ev-
who have "hocked" all their old clothes ening services, the beau brummels
to raise their party assessment, trip
over the wax until the milk man rat-
tIes his cream bottles at the back door, beau monde return to the chapter
if the faculty committee recently ap- house and at midnight resume their
pointed by the senate council presents dance program where they left off on
an unfavorable ultimatum at the next Saturday night. These parties are said
meeting of the council. to drag along until the breakfast bell
Dancing, like laudanum, may be all drowns out the music, and daylight
right if adiministered in small quanti-' drives the dress suits into the clothes
ties, according to faculty sentiment, press for another year.
but an overdose of either may work Traditional out of town banquets,
harm on the subjects concerned. Of which have become annual events with
course at the big annual party in the many of the upper classes, may also
gym it is considered permissible to be things of the past if the informal
have a few extra whirls after even the suggestions made at the senate coun-
most long-winded spectator has de- cil materialize to such a point that
serted his (or I guess it's 'her') post in definite action against them is taken
the balcony. What the campus solons by the faculty. With the new addition
seem to question is the repetition of to the Union large enough to house
such long hours at-the fraternity lodg- any class gathering, several faculty
es on the nights following. members have suggested that all such
Even tihe ltA dances. however, are Darties be held in Ann Arbor in the'

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