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Hughitt Will hold Down Third as
Baker Has Been Selected
to Take Care of
Michigan Expects Stiff Opposition
From invading Southern
Once more Coach Branch Rickey
will send a new combination of Varsi-
ty diamond artists into the field when
Michigan meets Georgia this after-
noon on Ferry field. This time the
coach has shifted the infield and as a
result every position of the inner de-
fense will be taken to care of by a
different man than appeared in the
Wesiiern Reserve game on Saturday.
"Johnnie" Lavans is still unable to
play, and Coach Rickey has called Ba-
ker from third to look after the short-
field. Hughitt will be sent to .third
McQueen, who played at second base
against Western Reserve, will be shift-
ed to first, owing to the fact that How-
ard is out of, the game temporarily
because of an injured knee,while Dun-
canson will be sent back to his old
post at second base.
Michigan concluded her practice for
the Georgia game yesterday after-
noon when the coach put his charges
through a little real competition. The
Wolverines are expecting the same
kind of opposition which Georgia put
up in the last game at Athens when
the southerners held the invaders to
a 2 to 2, 11 inning tie and are on
edge for the contest.
Georgia will use the following line-
up: Jimm lf, McWhorter cf, Hutchins
c, Henderson 1b, Covington 3b, Erwin
rf, Harrison 2b, Corley p, Morris p,
Hitchcock p, Clements ss.
Michigan's lineup will probably be:
Duncanson 2b, Baker ss, Bell ef, Sisler
If or p, Webber rf, Rogers c, McQueen
1b, Hughitt 3b, Quaintance p, Bari-
beau p, Metcalf p.
Howard W. Ford, '13, is the new stu-
dent manager of the Varsity baseball
Ford was appointed to suceed Vere
L. McCarthy, '13L, resigned, at a meet-
ing of the board of directors of the
athletic association held yesterday af-
ternoon, by a unanimous, vote of the
board. At the same time the board
formally accepted the resignation of
McCarthy, which was presented at
Monday's meeting, but was held over
until yesterday.
Manager Ford will assume his new
duties at once.
W. C. Trible, '13, Waldo Fellows, '14,
and Midnight Sons' Quartette-
Are on Program.
Circuit Judge Alfred J. Murphy will
be the principal speaker at the Union
membership dinner tomorrow night
at 6:00 o'clock. His subject will be
"The Educated Man and the Public."
Judge Murphy is one of the best
known lawyers in the state.
Norman Reed, '13L, will preside as
toastmaster and, in addition to Judge
Murphy, will call on W. C. Trible, '13,
for an account of the Pacific coast
trip of the glee and madolin clubs.
Waldo Felows, '14, is on the program

for "stunts." The Midnight Sons'
Quartette, which scored such a decid-
ed hit on the glee club trip, will fur-
nish several numbers.
The tickets for the dinner are lim-
ited to 200, and the committee reports
a ready sale. They may also be ob-
tained at the desk in the Union. There
will be two more regular membership

Forecast for Ann Arbor--Wednes-
day, showers and cooler.
tnliersiiy ; bservatory - Tuesday,
7:00p.n.tmprtr 70.0; maxi-
mumz terrpe;rature, 24 hours preceding,
78.3; minimumn temperature, 24 hours
proceding, 34.3; average wind ve-
locity, 11 miles per hour.
Comnmitc&, Decides That Flowers Mast
Be Oiiitted.
This year's annual Soph Prom will
be informal. No flowers will be al-
lowed and the question of carriages
will be left to those attending, accord-
ing to the final decision of the com-
mittee which met at the Union last
As planned, the grand march will
start promptly at 9:00 'clock, ending
in the figure 1915, at which time a
picture will be taken. Finzel's or-
chestra will feature "Contrarie Mary'"
music, as well as a "sophomore med-
ley" which has been arranged for the
occasion. Refreshments will be served
at times stated on the admission tick-
Members of Six Classes Will Turn
Out En 311;sse to Clebrate
First Annual Cane
Custom of Cane Carrying Was First
Started at Michgan
in 187.
Walking sticks as senior emblems
will make their official debut this af-

I., 1411 amin Shoots at Negro Peeper


Student Body Establishes New Event
in Spring Contests For
Bantam Weights.

Caught by an ingenious burglar trap,

By a ruling of the student council

an unknown negro, who was peeping | at its meeting last night, a third tug-

in at the windows of Hilary house,
jumped from a porch roof and made
his escape last night while bullets
from the revolver of C. D. Benjamin
punctured the air about him.
The police took a suspect, whose
name they withheld, to headquarters
later in the evening and questioned
him. He was later released, but the
officers say that he may be rearrested,
if suspicion fastens the offense on
That the "peeper" was not captured
is not the fault of Mr. Benjamin. For!
several mornings he had noticed that1

of-war was provided for the annual
spring games which this year will be
held on May 16 and 17 during festival
week. Committees to take charge of
the contests were announced at the
same time by Pres. J. E. Hancock.
The new tug-of-war will be open to
bantam weights and only men under
135 pounds will be allowed to pull on
the opposing teams of 60 men each.
The council also changed the point
system so that the side winning any
one of the tugs for heavy, light, or
bantam weights will receive one point

a ladder which he kept at the rear of
the house had been moved to the
After some careful thinking, he con-
cocted a trap. He put the ladder in its
usual place and then bored a hole
Ihrough the well into the kitchen.
-next he tied a string to the ladder and
ran it carefully through the hole and
into his bed room. Here he attached
a tin pail to the string and perched it
on the head of his bed.
Just after Mr. Benjamin had dozed
off, forgetful of burglars and traps, the
tin pail hit him on the chest. Imme-
diately he took his revolver and went
to the kitchen door. He looked out.
A big negro was standing on the
porch roof, peering in a second story
"Throw up your hands!"
The negro jumped wildly from the
porch and ran while Mr. Benjamin fol-
lowed rather gingerly because he was
sans shoes and fired at the fleeeing
figure. He missed the prowler who
disappeared over a back fence.
Hilary house was thrown in an up-
roar and it took some time to convince
the young women that there was no

to count on the final score for the
games. In the past the heavyweight
tug has counted two points, while the
winners of the lightweight contest ob-
tained but one.


ternoon and evening in the celebration danger. However, the arrival of Ser-
of the firsts annual Cane Day. Six geant O'Brien with Patrolman Myers
classes, senior lits, engineers, laws, and Kuhn assured them and they be-
dents, pharmics and homeops will par- came reticent.
ticipate in the festivities which will
include attending the Georgia game in NOTfED SOCIALIST TO SPEAK.
a body, and a concert by the musical _
clubs in the evening, which will be George R. Kirkpatrick Will Talk on
followed by singing by the combined the "National Crime."
classes. It is expected that over 600
men will take part in the cele-bration. George R. Kirkpatrick, of New York,
Arrange Program for the Daya will speak in Newberry hall Saturday
The complete program for the day is evening under the auspices of the In-
as follows: At 4:00 o'clock in the af- tercollegiate Socialist society,on "War,
ternoon seniors from all departments the National Crime."Mr. Kirkpatrick is
which have adopted the canes will best known as the author of "War,
meet in front of the Ferry field gates What For?" an anti-militarist book
and will attend the Varsity baseball of which more than 50,000 copies were
game with Georgia. A large block of sold within 30 months after its publi-
seats has been reserved especially for cation.
them and no one but seniors with can- Mr. Kirkpatrick is professor of po-
es will be allowed to occupy them. litical science at Rand's School of So-
After the game the, seniors will ad- cial Science in New York City, and is
vance up State street in an informal known throughout the country as a
body and will disband until 7:15 Chatauqua lecturer and debator. Al-
o'clock in the evening when they will though not a regular speaker on the
assemble at the campus bandstand to course of Lyceum lectures season tick-
hear the concert which will be given ets on that course will admit to the
by the musical clubs. Following the lecture..
concert Richard Simmons, '13L, lead-
er of the glee club, will lead the near 1Eiigineer Alumnus Lectures on Fires,
grads in a monster all senior sing. Mr. J. K. Freitag, '90E, spoke on
The sectond installment of senior "Conflagrations, and Means for Their,
law canes will be given out in the Prevention," in room 348 of the engi-
corridor of the law building this af- neering building yesterday afternoon.
ternoon at 3:30 o'clock. - The talk was illustrated with a num-
Canes Held Sway Long Ago. ber of lantern slides which Mr. Frei-
Although the custom of carrying tag has collected.
canes is a new one to the present gen-
eration of Michigan men, walking Union Has Jobs Open For Students.
sticks, similar in some ways to the The Michigan Union employment
present senior emblems,, were carried committee has a number of odd jobs
as far back a 1872. The canes carried for students which have not been fill-
at that time were long, straight and ed because of a lack of applicants.
about two and one-half inches in All students who are looking for work
thickness. They were not polished of this nature are urged to call at the
nor were they finished with silver'Union today from 4:30 to 5:30 o'clock.
"trappings" as are the sticks used at f
present. Initials of the owner and
"U. of M." were carved upon them and Last Chance to Use You
it was the fad for students in the old-
,en days to have their friends also
carve their initials.
E. E. Calkins, '84P, of this city, has
one of the old canes in his possession
and among other initials are those of
Dr. V. C. Vaughan, dean of the med-
ical department. Tonight at Union

The pushball which was split open
during last year's contest has been
repaired and will be ready for use
again this season.
Committees for the spring games
were appointed as follows: General
chairman, W. Scott Hopkin, '13E;
Pushball, H. Wilson, '13, chairman;
S. S. Dickinson, '13, Rolfe Spinning,
'13, and Lester Keliher, '14; Tug-of-
war, G. F. Brown, '13E, chairman; G.
C. Paterson, '14E, W. Drury, '13E, and
H. J. Trum, '14E; Relay, R. L. Mayall,
'13L, chairman; J. Coolidge, '13, D. K.
Strickland, '13P, F. Lawrence, '13M,
and D. Stauffer, '13H.
Dean Effinger Talks on Play; Seat
Sale Will Continue
Rehearsals for "Les Fourberies de
Scapin," the annual'French play to be
given Friday evening in the Whitney
theater, are being held every day, and
the play is progressing rapidly. M.
Talamon, as director, is in charge of
the finishing process.
In the title part of Scapin, M. Al-
bert Hurlburt has one of the best
broad farce roles in the French drama.
Misses Guilford, Shields and Helmecke
play the parts of the two girls and the
nurse. M. Talamon and Cyril Quinn.
are the two fathers, Robert Tannehill
and Mark Wisdom the amorous sons,
and Loren Robinson and Waldo Fel-
lows the servant and the valet. Fol-
lowing the French custom, the ushers
at the play will be women, members of
the Cercle Fracais.
Dean John R. Effinger lectured on
the play yesterday afternoon, discuss-
ing the life of Moliere, the importance
of his work, and the plot and charac-
ters of the play selected for this year.
The seat sale for "Les Fourberies
de Scapin" began yesterday, and will
continue today from 10:00 to 12:00
and 2:00 to 4:00 o'clock at the ticket
window in University hall. The sale
will be held at the box office of the
theater Thursday and Friday. The
prices, as usual, are 50" cents, 75 cents
and $1.00.
To Exhibit Drawings of Orson Lowell.
Drawings of Orson Lowell, which
are to be exhibited in the Memorial
building have been received by the
Ann Arbor Art association. The col,
lection will be open to the public the
latter part of the week.
Orson Lowell is one of Life's prin.
cipal artists, and the collection will
include the originals of some of his
best known drawings. A series of
preliminary sketches will show how
many of the subjects have been devel.

Combined Musical Clubs Will Hold
Entertainment May 2.
Detroit will be given an opportunity
to hear the combined Michigan mu-
sical clubs in a concert ouMay 2. Fear
that the proposed concert in Toledo
would not prove a financial success,
resulted in a decision not to give the
concert in that city.
The personneltofthe clubs has been
almost doubled since the Pacific trip,
and about 42 men will be taken to De-
troit. The clubs Vill probably ren-
der the same program as they did on
the western trip, featuring songs from
"Contrarie Mary." The concert will be
given in the Knights of Columbus
Another "home entertainment is be-
ing planned by the glee and mando-
lin clubs. The date has not been set
but will probably be about the time
of the spring interscholastic meet.
Dean. Effinger Will Not Go to De Pauw
Owing to press of university duties
Dean J. R. Effinger, of the literary de-
partment, will be unable to attend the
inauguration today of George Rich-
mond Grose as president of De Pauw
Athletic Authorities Will Send Varsity
Two Mile and Freshman
Mile Squads to
Kohler and Sargeant Will Be Taken
to Compete in Field
From the outcome of the trials in
the Varsity two mile relay, and the
freshman mile race yesterday after-
noon, the athletic authorities have
definitely decided to send teams to
compete in these events at the Penn-
sylvania field day. It was further de-
cided that the entry in the Varsity mile
would be withdrawn, because of the
poor showing of the runners in recent
trials, and the stiff competition to be
met with in this distance.
All official times taken from the two
mile trials were kept under the hats
of the timers, but as unofficial reports
give Haff a mark under two minutes,
and four others were hot on his heels,
the average struck must have been
close to the desired two minutes. Haff,
Haimbaugh, Jansen, and Brown fin-
ished in the order named, and, barr-
ing accidents, will run in the big
event. Lamey finished fifth and will
be taken along on the trip as substi-
Freshman trials were. run off imme-
diately after the Varsity problem had
been settled. As trainer Farrell had
a long confab with Director Bartelme
before the decision was made to carry
the youngsters to the East, it is prob-
able that their time for the quarter,
while better than Saturday's, did not
measure up to the standard of three
minutes and 30 seconds This was
the mark set as qualifying for the
trip, but perhaps was overridden be-
cause of the belief by the Trainer that
the men can run at a faster clip in
actual competition.
C. Smith led the freshmen over the'

440 stretch, closely followed by Ufer,
Gore Lyttle and Catlett. A substitute'
will also be taken with this team
which insures the presence of Catlett
on the trip.
Only two men are certain to make
the trip to compete in the field sports.
Kohler and Sargeant will undoubtedly
be carried, and there is a possibility
that a broad jumper will be taken.
The athletes will leave for the East
Thursday night at ,7,:30 o'clock over
the Ann Arbor and Pennsylvania
Postpone Dental Society Meeting.
The regular meeting of the Senior
Dental society scheduled for last night
was postponed until Tuesday, May 6.

Plan Finally Evolved by Committee
Comprises Best Points of
Sehemes of Other
Committees From Each Class Will
Modify Plan For Use of
The first draft of a departmental
plan for taking examinations under
the honor system was adopted by a
board of class presidents, which met
at the Union yesterday afternoon. The
plan will be modified to suit the par-
ticular needs of each department, and-
will then be submitted to the several
classes for ratification.
The scheme is the result of a thor-
ough analysis of such systems used
in representative colleges throughout
the country, and combines the best
points found in all of them. The com-
mittee, under Ralph M. Snyder, '13L,
chairman, has made a careful study. of
the methods used in the Universities
of Texas, Cornell, Princeton, the Car-
negie Institute, and the New York
State high school system, and has
evolved a composite plan which it
considered would adequately meet
conditions here.
According to the program adopted
by the board, the presidents of Ell the
classes in each department will amend
the outline as they think necessary,
using the present plan as a basis, and
then report, back to the board. Each
president will then appoint a com-
mittee of members of his own class,
and all'th committees in each depart-
ment will meet and together work out
in detail a final plan which will be
turned over to each class with the
recommendation that it be adopted.
If- a majority of classes in a de-
partment accept the plan, it is to be
considered that the honor system has
been officially adopted by that depart-
. (Continued on page 4.)
Work on the 1913 senior reception
commenced in earnest yesterday, on
the announcement of the various com-
mittee chairmen with their commit-
tees by general chairman Leonard
Waterman, '13M.
As is the custom, the senior recep-
tion chairmen met last week and the
general officers were apportioned ac-
cording to the rotation system, this be-
ing the medics' year to lead.
The following are the officers and
Leonard Waterman, '13M, general
chairman; D. S. Birney, '13L, general
secretary; Morton R. Hunter, '13E,
general treasurer; Howard Wilson,'13,
general auditor.
General arrangements-Chairman,
Harold McGee, Miss Grace Hull, T.
Gilbert, D. W. Krankshaw,, C. Allen.
Decorations - Chairman, Dexter
Reinhart, Miss Harriet Carroll, J. Otte,
R. Cluell, R. Boonstra.
Invitations-Chairman, W. R. Mc-
Clure. W. Mahon.

Music-Chairman, Norm Reed, Stan
Mills, H. A. Schuck.
Reception-Chairman, Walt Fiske,
Miss L. Brown, J. Bowerman, P. Weis-
Prof. C. L. de Muralt of the electri-
cal engineering department, left last
week for Germany, where he, will act
as consulting engineer on the work
of the electrification of the
.Stadt and Ring Bahn at
Berlin. He expects to be gone until
the middle of next month. During his
absence his classes will be conducted
by Mr. W. Wines,

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