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ANN ARBOR, MICHIGAN, WEDNESDAY, MARCH 19, 1913.

PRICE FIVE CENTS

AXE AGAIN HITS
BASEBALL SQUAD

Eligibility Committee Gives
Slates to Men Still
on List.

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WRESTLE 30 MINUTES TO DRAW. MAY HOLD OUTDOOR PRACTICE.
By a toss of a coin, the last bout of In order to facilitate practice as soon
the season's wrestling tournament was as the team gets out in the-open, the
ended and the title of heavyweight much feared axe performed its second
champion settled by fate upon H. W. swing yesterday and a few more ball
Lightner, '14E, against R. W. Watson, tossers lost their heads. The cut was
'16, his opponent in yesterday's match, not'an extensive one but large enough
The two grapplers had struggled to cause a few of the athletes a little
back and forth across the mat for 30 sorrow mingled with the hope of a
minutes without either gaining the better showing after spring vacation
slightest advantage when the time al- when all the beheaded will have an-
loted for the tussle expired. The con- other chance.
tending grapplers were asked if they If the present weather continues and
wished to settle it by decision from the March ceases to flirt with Old Man
referee or by a coin toss, and both Winter and Geddle Sprig it is probable
agreed on the coin solution. Lightner that the team will have a week or more
was the favorite of fortune and on the of outdoor practice before starting
turn of the coin won not only his rigli south. Lack of out of door work has
to the title, but the silver loving cup, always been a handicap to the team
presented by Dr. May. in its first trip and it looked favorable
With the conclusion of this bout, the to overcome it this year. Ferry field
most successful season that the uni- is still somewhat unstable under foot
versity grapplers have known passes but it is expected to be dry enough for
Into history. Keen interest was stirred a workout before the end of the week.
up among the participants in the Coach, Rickey has given no indica-
tournament, and already plans are be- tion as to the final makeup of the team
ing discussed for a bigger program as yet, but the second cut has narrow-
next year with larger entries and per- ed the material to the pick of a squad
haps the addition of another weight of 100, and it ought to be a good team
division for the featherweights up to that has been sifted from that mass.
125 pounds. There was a meeting of the eligibil-
ity committee last night to pass on the
MEET WITH READY SALE. baseball men. Their investigations
give clean slates to all the players who
Tickets for the all-lit "altitude hop" are retained on the squad.
which is to be held in Barbour gymS
Saturday afternoon, were placed on TRAVELING SCHOLARSHIP IS
sale yesterday, and as a result many OFFERED FOR ESSAY CONTEST
yellow tags were displayed all over All Seniors Whose Mother Tongue is
the campus. The affair is intended for Not French Willbe
all classes, and students are urged to Eiibl
attend as individuals, not in couples.
The festivities will begin at 2:30 p.
m. Saturday and continue until 5:30 A traveling scholarship of $300 for
o'clock. Men students are to enter by the coming summer will be the award
the main door and will occupy the for a French prize essay contest to be
parlors, while the women are to enter held on Thursday, April 17. The schol-
by way of the basement and thence up arship is offered by M. Edouard Drey-
onto the gymnasium floor. This plan fous of Paris and New York, who has
will avoid a crush at the entrances.'
Surprises and feature dances of put that sum at the disposal of the
several kinds are assured for the af- National Society of French professors
ternoon's entertainment. Tickets sell in America. The contest will be held
for 35 cents, at the same time in the colleges and
universities throughout the country,
Fullerton-Reed Invitations Issued. and the winner will be decided by a
Invitations have been issued by Mr special jury of eminent educators.
and Mrs. Charles F. Reed, 820 Oxford Seniors, men or women, in any col-
Road, to the wedding of their daughter lege in the United States are eligible
Margaret Reed to William Fullerton, for the contest, provided only that
'09, on April 5. The wedding will take French is not their mother tongue.
place at the Reed home at 8:30 o'clock The contest will be in the form of a lit-
in the evening. erary composition which is to be writ-
The couple will reside in Bellton, ten in the three hours from 2:00 to
Mo., where Fullerton owns and oper- 15:00 o'clock the afternoon of April 17.
ates a stock farm. Fullerton was a The winner of the contest will be giv-
member of the Beta Theta Pi fraterni- en, on his departure from New York,
ty while in the university. (Continued on page 2.)
BIOGRAPHER AND STUDENTS
CELEBRATE BARD'S BIRTHDAY
The corner of State street and North Tom mounted the packing case after;
University avenue was transformed in- Jack had introduced him as Dr. Thom-
to a Roman forum at noon yesterday; as H. Lovell.
the Cobbler-Bard of Ann Arbor dis- "Gentlemen; hit's a grite hoccision,
coursed on poetry and philosophy be- this is, for me, 'an it mikes me feel
fore several hundred enthusiastic lis- bloomin' glad that Hi've lived this fif-
teners; and Tom Lovell Day became ty year to be here and be able to ad-
a duly ordained institution at Michi- dress ye-"
gan. When Tom finished the biographer
Incidentally, Railroad Jack, the hu- re-introduced him to the crowd. Again
man encyclopedia, sprang into fame as Tom spoke, and was re-introduced. He4
a humorist and orator, and established recited his "Ode to Columbus," read
his station on the campus. his treatise on Plato, and then Tom,
It was not an ordinary looking indi- sang. Caruso, Bonci and McCormack
vidual who made his appearance on never charmed an audience as did
the campus yesterday morning to re- Tom when he sang the quaint songs1
ceive the, birthday greetings of the stu- of old England.
dent body. Attired in frock coat, plug Finally, Tom's vocal chords rebelled
hat, Belle Isle necktie and cane, Tom and oration and concert were
Lovell resembled a newly promoted over. A Photographer was sum-
professor on a Sunday morning rather moned and Dr. Thomas H.
than a 'umble cobbler. Lovell - book, cane and plug
With Tom was Railroad Jack, who hat in one hand, his other out-1

hastily constructed a platform (prop. stretched like that of a commencement
erties: one strong packing case) and day speaker asking for liberty or
mounted it. death, posed for his picture-on the
"Friends, Romans and countrymen fiftieth anniversary of his birth.1
-" he began, and a mob formed a "Never has been such a day in history1
half circle about the plaU orm. since Polixitus (390-450 B. C.) Spar-

F. B. GILBRETH TO SPEAK HERE.
Will Discuss Methods Employed in
Efficiency Tests.
Mr. Frank B. Gilbreth, one of the
foremost pioneers in the study of the
efficiency of corporations and men in
the country, will lecture here during
the week under the auspices of the
mechanical engineering department.
Mr. Gilbreth will deliver the same
lecture that he delivered in Chicago
last week before the scientific manu-
facturing conference of, the Western
Economic society, in which he will ex-
plain how the motion picture machine
is more accurate than the stop watch
in investigating the efficiency of the
movement problem.
The time of the lecture can not be
announced because Mr. Gilbreth does
not yet know exactly when he will
pass through the city.
SELECT ALL-STAR
BASKETBALL FIVE
Much Ability is Disclosed by Players
In Recent Interclass
Series.
INTEREST IS SHOWN IN SPORT.
First Team Second Team
Stuart,'15.......L.F. ...Weeks, '14E
Corey,'14L........ R.F. ..... Spring,'13
Brush,'14E........ C. .... Warner,'16
Paterson,'14E.....R.G. ... Tower,'14L
Marsh,'15...... ... L.G. .. Fletcher,'14E
In announcing the selection of the
first two basketball fives, which in the
opinion of The Michigan Daily sport
staff embraces the 10 men whose in-
dividual play has in its quality stood
out from the play of their team-mates,
full realization is acknowledged that
this choice may not be unanimous.
Some not represented -in this selec-
tion might have won places had their'
teams not dropped from the competi-
tion in the first game.
A wealth of forward material was
disclosed in the series, making a
choice of only four men for the all-
star notice, a difficulttask. Stuart
and Corey surpassed all other for-
wards in accuracy of basket tossing,
seldom missing a fair throw, and cag-
ing many under close covering. Weeks
started out the season with a burst of
speed that bid fair to place him on the
first five, but lost the choice because
of slowing up in the later games of
the season. Spring although partici-
pating in but one match, demonstrated
enough ability to be picked for the
second quintet. Thienes deserves hon-
orable mention.
Easily downing all opposition from
rival centers, Brush beyond doubt is
the logical man for the pivot position.
The only center in the series that ap-
proached him in class was Warner
who was picked on the showing made
in his only game.
The four guards given mention are
on a par when ability to interfere with
the making of baskets is considered
but the scoring prowess of Paterson
and Marsh makes them of particular
value to a team. Tower and Fletcher
are mentioned for their guarding work
alone.
Basketball during the past interclass
series is said to have aroused enough
general interest to support a Varsity
team, meeting with representative fiv-
es from other universities. If inter-
collegiate relations should be resum-
ed either of the two selected teams
would ably uphold the honor of the
university in clashes with outside in-
stitutions.

PAUL BLANSHARD TO SPEAK
IN STATE PEACE CONTEST.
Paul B. Blanshard, '13, will repre-
sent Michigan against the orators of
M. A. C., Olivet, Hillsdale, Albion, and
Ypsilanti, Friday evening in the state
Peace contest at Ypsilanti.
The winner of this contest 'will
speak at the western Interstate Peace
contest at St. Louis, Mo., in May; and
the winner of the semi-final competi-
tion will enter the competition next
month.
A large delegation is planning to at-
tend the contest, and special reserva-
tions will be made for the Michiganj
supporters for the general admission,
of 15 cents,

BADGER JOINS
*WOLVERINE IN
HARMONY FS
Michigan Glee and Mandolin Clubs
1Will ,Join IWVisconsin
Orgaization For
Concert,
LAST PUBLIC APPEARANCE
TOGE THER WAS HELD IN 1908
Arrinigerments for Long Western Trip
lhAaIe Been Practically
Completed.
Returning from their 5,000 mile trip
to the Pacific coast, the University of
Michigan Glee and Mandolin clubs will
stop over in Madison, Wis., April 15,
for a joint concert with the musical
clubs of the University of Wisconsin.
The affair will be the first combined
appearance of clubs representing the
two institutions in five years.
The Madison concert will be given in
Latlirop hall, a university building
witi ia seating capacity of 600. When
the Wisconsin and Michigan clubs
played together the last time, in 1908,
the concert took place in Milwaukee.
According to information received
from Madison by the local manage-
ment, the idea of a joint concert has
met with favorable comment at Wis-
consin and it is expected that a capac-
ity audience will welcome the Wolver-
ine musicians.
During the day in the Badger capi-
tol, the members of the Michigan mu-
sical clubs will be entertained at fra-
ternity houses. The return to Ann Ar-
bor will be made the next day.
Arrangements for the long west-
ern trip have been practically com-
pleted by Manager Malcolm McCor-
mick. Advertising matter has been
forwarded to all the 12 towns where
stops will be made, and reports from
the west indicate that the Michigan
men will play before large crowds at
every appearance.
REGENTS DESIRE
TO BUILD"...TRACK
Boardi Asks Permission of Council to
Construct Spur to
Cat Hole.

TO BUILD ON RIGHT

OF WAY.

Permission to build a spur track
from the Michigan Central railroad
near School Girl's Glen to the cat hole,
south of Washington street, has been
asked of the city council by the board
of regents and the St. Joseph sanita-
rium. The petition was referred Tues-
day night to the street railway and
sewer committees.
The new track is proposed to serve
the new university power house, the
new store house and the proposed
power house of the sanitarium, whick
is to be located east of observatory
hill overlooking the Michigan Central
tracks. The petition asks for the
building of a new sewer from the cat
hole across Huron street to Glen av-
enue and Catherine street
The proposed siding is to start from
the Michigan Central tracks just west
of the first bridge over the Huron iiv-
er east of Ann Arbor. Storage tracks
are contemplated for loaded and emp-
ty cars on and alongside the Michigan
Central right-of-way, from which sid-
ing one spar track will extend.
To construct the tracks it will be
necessary to vacate the road now
known as School Girl's Glen, for a
(Continued on page 3.)
PROF. TOMBO WILL LECTURE
ON "HIGHER EDUCATION."
"Higher Education in Germany and
in the United States" will be the sub-
ject of an illustrated lecture to be
given in English this evening at 8:00
o'clock in the High School hall by
Prof. Rudolph Tombo of Golumbia.
The tickets, which cost but 25 cents,
will also admit to the lecture on "Par-
sifal" to be given by Prof. Tombo to-

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