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nent, were apP'ointed its first profes-
sors.
The club house looks now as if it
Iad been built originally for the pur-
ose for which it is now used, but
such was not the case. Over a score
>f years ago the building was erected
by Judge Cooley to serve as his pri-
ate residence. At that time it did
ant have the north wing which was
later added.
The two front ruims now known as
the lounging room were Judge
Cooley's study and library. Here
where now reigns the confusion of a
shifting and day-long procession of
students there reigned for years the
intellectual silence of a great man's'
place of work. ,
In the center of the south room.
stood the judge's desk. Upon it were
strewn his papers, and there he ex-
pended hIs hours and days and months
of labor on the manuscripts of his
widely known books, the most famous
of which is his "Constitutional bimi-
tations."
Covering the walls of the room were
books. Great men have always loved
books and here were books and
hooks. Truly these walls upon which
we look daily ought to consider them-
selves quite intellectual. aristocrats
just because of their long and inti-
mate association with so many
books.
The north half of the lounging
room was the library or living-room.
Here Judge Cooley and his family
used to entertain their countless
friends-friends who looked upon the
pretty stone house and its inmates
as one of Ann Arbor's choicest homes,
friends who came, and came again.

Introduced Only This Fall, the
Sport Has Aroused Much
Interest on Campus.
Thlis fall just passed has been mark-
ed by the entrance of a new branch
of athletic conttention into the cam-
pus arena. Its sponsors, the athletic
association, in their search for a
game to interest a greater number of
Michigan students in some form of
exercise, were guided in a selection
by the growth of popularity that is
boosting association football to the
fore among the eastern universities.
Expecting only a very moderate
amcunt of enthusiasm to be developed
over its playing, and that it would
not for a few years occupy a promi-
nent place on the list of the univer-
sity's athletics, its rise has been truly
meteoric. from a new and untried
game to one in which a representative
tean wrested a victory from a near-
by college in the presence of 1,001 in-
terested student ohlookers.
II response to a call issued by
Coach Prentis G. Douglas early in the
fall, 25-men interested in soccer as-
sembled in the trophy room of Water-
man gymnasin to consider plans
for the instroduction of that sport in
the university. Three practices a
week were decided upon, and the
coach announced that a field would
be p:reparel for them on South Ferry
Field. After developing a fair amount
of talent in the squad, partly from men
who had Played before, but mainly
from green material, soccer footballs
was formally presented to 'the stu-
dent body in an exhibition game, be-
tween the halves of the Fresh-Adrian
ontest. . It served to stimulate some

ing practice was considerably increas-
ed. From then on the enthusiasm of
the players gradually waned as the
winter advanced, until practice was
finally abandoned, as was thought, for
the year.
But when a communication was re-
ceived frpm Ypsilanti Normal college,
asking for the opportunity to pit a
team from that institution against a
?Michigan eleven, the deal was closed;
aud on a scanty week's notice, Coach
Douglas built up an organization that
joyfully celebrated the first inter-cpl-
legiae soccer game by a victory. On
this occasion, students, in their desire
to witness the novel contest, thronged
the sidelines to the number df 1,000.
There is now some talk that the
university will enter a team next
spring in a league to be composed of
the state colleges. Whether this ac-
tually occurs or not, it is a safe wager
that the athletic association will give
the subject of soccer much' careful
consideration and that its playing in
the spring will be on a larger scale.
Some inter-collegiate games are to
be arranged, and it is understood that
the Detroit amateur teams are anxious
to meet with the university soccer-
ites. A rumor has even arisen in
some myste.rious way that soccer is,
to be flayed in the gym this winter;
but when such a liklihood was broach-
ed to Coach Douglas he stamped it as
highly improbable. Soccer cannot"
usurp the place of the winter sports,
but must bide its time until spring,
even though its seasonal demise be
mourned by a goodly-number of stu-
dents.
Tfrvard--Harvard University claims
to have have graduated more drama-
tic writers than any other American
University.

[ %
Brown-N. S. Taber, '13, who tied
J. P. Jones in the mile run, and who
took third in the Olympic this sum-
mer, has been appointed Rhodes
Scholar from; Rhode Island to succeed
his brother H. A. Taber. Taber, who
is also Phi Beta Kappa, is perhaps
Brown's best known athlete.
California-The University of Cal-
ifornia has established a motor car;
course for the benefit of automobile
mechanics, engineers and designers.
Kansas-Only one other American
university does amore for the state
i'n direct service work, than Kansas,
while forty receive more money per.
student. $549,188.97 a year is neces-
sary for the maintenance of the uni-
versity.-
Princeton-Captain Pendleton of
Princeton holds a unique record in
that he has been awarded the varsity
"P" five times in football in the last
three years and four times in baseball.
Germany-The German ,university
medical students have won their
"strike."
The Prussian Ministry of Education
announces that it has decided to con-
cede the students' demand for the
placing of a foreign student on the
same basis as the Germans as far as
examination requirements are con-
cerned.
Columbia--Columbia will hold its
annual intercollegiate indoor relay
championship meet in New York on
Feb. 15.
Yale-Yale's varsity soccer team
broke even in its fall games, winning
three and losing three. Yale scored
nine points to its opponents' ten..
Wisconsin-Hereafter in order to
gain the "W," football men must

AT OTHIER COLLEGES

quarters against conference teams.
Harvard-Speaking of compelling
students to keep regulations President Contributions of 'Tweln
Lowell of Harvard said in a recent Each Are leli
issue of Harvard Graduates' Maga- Solicited.
zine:
"On remarking some time ago that "Maggie," for many yc
students cannot be driven anywhere
by regulations, I was contradicted by gym's faithful janitress
the dean of another institution who all the college women, -
insisted that by regulations they can ing the recent vacation,
be driven to the devil. I accepted the memorial which will keel
amendment." fresh in the minds of a
knew and appreciated he
SALE OF REIN CROSS STAMPS will tell to new comers e
LARGEST SINCE INTRODUCED. story of her faithfulness
the memorial will be has
Many of the Stores Sell Hundreds of decided, but it will tak
the Christmas Stickers to Aid of something useful anc
Anti-Tuberculosis Society. which may be used in the
where Maggie spent the i
"Never Ince the idea of selling the and hardest hours of her
Red Cross Christmas stamps was first mirror with a silver plat
introduced into Ann Arbor, has the I scribed is among the thin
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spirit of the townspeople been as
spontaneous in contributing to the
cause as it has this year," said Dr.
Jeanne C. Solis, who is at the head of
the Ann Arbor anti-tuberculosis so-
ciety. -'Early -reports indicate that the
sale this year will exceed that of last
by a wide margin though no definite
assertion can be made until next week
regarding the entire number.
Among the merchants on State street
who have been enthusiastic support-
ers of the cause, Calkins' and Quarry's
stores lead with a sale of 900 and 600
stamps respectively In addition to
the numerous stamps used by nearly
every business man in Ann Arbor ahd.
the number which have been distribut-
ed by young women of high school in
the postoffice, the nurses at the hos-
pitals have disposed of over 1500 of
the 'stickers.

All university and fa
are free to give to the m
the sum of each contri
25 cents. The money. wil
by the following worn
chairman, Jeannette Hig
chairman, Harriet Willi
house chairman, Gertru
senior committee, Flore
chairman; Ethel Wheele
horn, Edna Alfred; junio
Sophia Herman, chair
House, Florence Essery
committee, Nona Sogert
Marie Boose, Mary 1
Katherine Bigelow will to
the money of the freshi
and Dean Jordan that f
ulty or women who cam
women of their class. It
that all nioney be in by
day.

m .,

Wh itney Theatre

ONE NIGHT ONLY

AT 8:15

ursday, Jan. i6th
IENRY W. SAVAGE offers
The Joyous Operetta
LITTLE

BOY

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With the same cast and production as
sten for six months last season at the

Theatre, New York City.
Company includes

Otis Harlan Lottie Engel
Maude Odell John Dunsmure
Philip Simmons Katheryn Stevenson
Roland Hogue Charles Hines
Victor Kahn
and the Famous Beauties
The Highland Daisies

Special Orchestra

Carriages at 10:50

11

eat Sale Tuesday, Jan. 14-10, A. .. + Y
I. Prices 50,7591.00, 1.50,2.00.

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