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OHIGAN DAILY,
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Second Hand

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SUCCESS FOLLOWS
UNION EXECUTIVES

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0bigIan

heads of Michigan Organization
Past Ten Years Show Well
In Endeavors

For

Sold before Christmas

odak in first class condition and
and take pictures just as good as

they will all go.
3ml 1/3 to0 2/3 off

cial for the first 10 days-with,
e of the above Kodaks sold
c. 15 goes FREE a credit of 20o
ce good for developing
is is like giving them away, but
l them-so here goes the biggest
iyone ever had to buy a Kodak

MANY ACTIVITIES REPRESENTED
With the successful inauguration of
the Michigan Union's eleventh year,
the ten ex-presidents of that organiza-
tion may claim their share of praise.
The Union was founded in 1904, and
the names of the chief executives are
now arranged on beams in the club-
house"annex.
Edward F. Parker was elected first
president of the organization when it
started in 1904. At that time there
was no building and only a meager
membership. Parker was leader of
the Glee club while at the university.
He is now an attorney in Los Angeles,
but often returns to Michigan for
special occasions.
The second head of the body was
Hugh Allen, who worked on a Wash-
ington paper, and is now editor of a
paper inAkron, Ohio.
F. P. Helsel was elected to the office
in )906. He finished a literary-law
course, and is now an attorney at
Seattle, in partnership with another
Michigan graduate.
H. W. Clark, '05-'08T, headed the
Union in 1907-8. He was an instructor
in the rhetoric department for one
year. He was intensely popular. It
was while he was president that the
first Michigan-Pennsylvania game was,
played. In the same year the present
clubhouse was taken over by the or-
ganization. He is now state attorney
for New Mexico, and is situated at
East Las Vegas, in that state.
The first Varsity football player who
took the office was J. K. Watkins, who
played guard and fullback on the team,
and who went to Oxford on a Cecil
Rhodes scholarship. He is now prac-
ticing law in Detroit.
In 1909-10, W. W. Merritt, '11L, af-
ter 'having served as general chair-
man of the first Michigan Union opera,
"Michigenda," became chief execu-
tive. Merritt is now an attorney in
Minneapolis.
The chairman of the second Union
opera "Culture," which was staged in
December, 1908, and the president of
the musical clubs became Union pres-
ident for 1909-10. H. L. Barkdull, '09-
'11L, though small in size and not
athletic, was exceptionally popular.
He is now secretary of the National
Carving company at Cleveland.
M. It. Blish was the only president
from the engineering department. He
was an excellent student, an assistant
in the faculty, and a member of honor
societies of his department. He was
also chairman of the Union member-
ship committee, member of the Glee

NELVIILLE.,S 0.IE HOFF

Nelville Soule Hoff, dean of the de-
partnrant of dentistry, was born at
Elizabeth, W. Va. on July 20, 1854. On
the maternal side, he is directly de-
scended from Sir Francis Drake, the
famous English buccaneer and adven-
turer, who was so prominently identi-
fied with the early history of America.
His father was a practicing physician
for more than 50 years, and so the
ideal of a medical profession was early
implanted in the breas, of young
Hoff.
He took his preparatory work in his
native town, and in 1873 he was gradu-
ated from the high school at Pomeroy,
Ohio. After spending the next year in
a dental office in a smali Ohio city, he
entered the Ohio College of Dental
Surgery, and in 1876 he was graduated.
from that institution with the degree
of Doctor of Dental Surgery.
He was occupied, the next twelve
years, in the practice of his profession
in Cincinnati, but in 1888 he accepted
a call from the University of Michigan'
to fill the chair of assistant professor

of practical dentistry. In 1891 he was
advanced to the chair of dental ma-
teria medica and dental mechanism.
This position he filled until 1903,
when his title was changed to pro-
fessor of prosthetic dentistry.
He served for many years as secre-
tary of the dental department and on
the occurence of a vacancy in the
chief executive office of the depart-
ment; a few years ago, 'he was tend-
ered the postion of dean. He accepted
the position, and is still engaged in
the administration of that work.
Deaa Hoff is a member of the Amer-
ican Dental association, the- Michigan
State Dental association, the Ameri-
can society of. Orthodontists, the
Northern Ohio Dental association, and
the Institute of Dental Pedagogics. He
has been editor of the Dental Register
since 1900, and he is en extensive
contributor to a number of dental
publications. He is a member of the
Masonic order, and he is also affiliated
with Delta Sigma Delta, a national
dental fraternity.

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club, and in the Union opera. He is
now with the Sullivan Machine com-
pany at Chicago.
E. G. Kemp, '12-'14L, ex-president,
both of the Union and the musical
clubs, is a graduate of the law depart-
ment, and is at present assistant to
Judge Kuhn, of the state supreme
court.
Last year's executive was Selden S.
Dickinson, '15L, who has perhaps held
the most so called "campus honors."
He was a member of the student coun-
cil, president of his senior literary
class, and took the coast trips witi the
niusical clubs.
P. D. Koontz, '17L, is now president
of the Union. Homer Heath, former
Varsity star broad-jumper, has been
manager of the organization since
June of 1908, and is' now managing the
nation-wide life membership cam-
paign.
('lasse, 'turn Out Difficult Castings.
Among 'the various castings being
turned out by the classes in advanced
moulding of the engineering depart-
ment, are an improved type turbine
and a tortion dynamometer. The tur-
bine is a late creation of Prdf. Zow-
ski's, and with the dynr'momeetr, will
be used for demonstration purposes
in the engineering classes.
Call 522 for Holmes Taxi, Limou-
sine or carriage. 522. If

UNION MEMBERSHIP DINNER
WILL BE SPEECHLESS AFFAIR
New Musicians To Make Debut Before
Members in Varied Numbers
'on Progranw
Speechlessness is to characterize the
next .Union membership dinner which
will be held a week from tonight at
6:00 o'clock. No one except Harold
Schradgk, '15L, will get a chance to
speak a word. He will announce the
musical numbers which will make up
the program.
Chicken will feature' the menu. Tic-
kets will sell for 50 cents as usual
and may be obtained within a few
days. The committee is now working
on a varied musical program for the
entertainment of the diners. Many
musicians new to the members of the
Union will be introduced.
Extension Course Lectures Announced
Under the auspices of the university
extension lecture service, Prof. C..O.
Davis will speak tomorrow noon be-
fore the Saginaw board of trade, and
in the afternoon before the city feder-
ation of womens' clubs on, "The School
as a Social Center."
Prop. J. R. Allen will speak on Fri-
day in Grand Rapids on, "Unknown
Mexico," and Prof. A. R. Crittenden
will talk at Flint on Friday on, "A
Summer's Wandering Among the Bat-
lefields of Caesar in Gaul."

RPIDti¢a r I ImRi® i l "l.

ng complement to their undergrad-
lDays. Others are actuated by the
to show envious gentlemen
ads the latest from Paquin's, while
rs sincerely say they want it for
pteasure they derive. Well and
I. Let us have it by all means,
let us have a hop restricted:
) To juniors alone.
) The managing board absolutely
-pai tisan.
) As unostentatious and iextrav-
it as possible, yet subserving the
rests and pocketbooks of all con-

to our neighbor, and go
pleasurable, selfish path.

our own'

said, I

in favor of the hop.I

.g We are looking at the greatest war
>r the world has ever known. Tales of
r unparalleled suffering are in all pap-
f ers. We read them but absolutely fail
s- to grasp and appreciate their awful-
s ness. We cannot. We are too far
Le away. The present gene ration never
,y experienced a like situation, for we
P- have never gone days without a fair
e amount of food or clothes to keep us
warm. We have never .ad our homes
e swept away and our family scattered
- by bursting shells. We read, but shrug
:d our shoulders, pass a careless remark
aily 20 Years Ago
s tonight before the Inland League on
st the "The Trial by Ordeal' and by
t- Battle." He will deal with the de-
s velopmcnt of modern jurisprudence,
n from the custom during the dark ages'
r when a man's innocence and guilt was
1- ascert'dined by means of some physical
d torture, or by combat with some an-
tagonist.

Without the hop last year we exist-
ed; without it this year we can do the
same. To precipitate the campus in
the hop discussion during the present
universal business depression and
European misery is indiscreet and un-
pardonable.
Countless European non-combatants
are doing their utmost to alleviate the
horrible misery; many Americans have
enlisted in the work. All have unsel-
fishly given time and money, some
even their own lives, to care for the
refugees from the corpse-littered, de-
vastated fields of war. Why cannot
the student body here help the cause
of humanitarianism? It can, but will
it? Our community has already start-
ed relief work, and the women of the
student body have joined the com-
pany. As for the men, the least they
can do, is to forget the bop and donate
the money which would be spent for,
it, to procure bare necessities for the
war sufferers.
This is only a little unselfish denial
of our pleasure seeking college days,
and need not be advertised as any
great moral movement. But a move-
ment so started among American col-
leges would reach to goodly propor-
tions. It would at least help dispel a
somewhat erroneous idea that college
students are a crowd of arrogant, sel-
fish hogs.
It ix ould do us absolutely no harm,
and it would bring comfort to some
hungry, shivering, terrorized mortal.:
Are we men of Michigan, truly men,
and big .enough to deny ourselves one
iota of needless and extravagant pleas-
ure? I hope we are.
I, for one, petition the university
'authorities to most rigorously put a
quietus to all hopes for a hop this

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Here are such Suits as young men have never had a
chance to buy before for $25. They are actually cus-
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They are English Models, designed especially for
young men. As .different from ready-made styles as a
1915 Packard from a five-year old buzz wagon. Smart
lines; sterling quality throughout; every inch a
thoroughbred.

will
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Th Students' Christian association
is to Le congratulated in having se-
cured the presence of Miss Jane Ad-
dams, of Chicago, for an address on
Frhday eening. Miss Aridams is iden-
tified with the Hull house, which is
ofle of the most successf ml social set-
tleme>ts in the country. Her presence
in Ann Arbor is a rare opportunity for
students to learn the true meaning of
social settlements.

I

year.

Don't be Just One of the Mob in Dress;
Wear One of These Distinctive Models
Many imported materials in the assortment, such as Bannockburn Cheviots and
English Serges; soft unfinished worsteds; rugged homespuns; patterns not ob-
tainable elsewhere.

Edgar R. Theiss, '16.

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ating the
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ination for rege
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r of
with

and inter-'
n the game
:oring was

-- . vention to beI
Professor Finley, member of the February. The
Roy, Ei ducatior al society of England uis Beal, '82,'
and prof'essor at Rugby, gave a very land, '82-84L,
interesting address yesterday after- said that Mr. B
noon -n Professor Adams' room upon, didate for re-e
"Secondary Education in England." He is a weill-know
has becn commissioned by the Royal graduate of se
society to investigate the systems of cluding Harvari
secondary education in America. He :colleges.
bears the novel distinction of being
the only professor of Pedagogy in University Av
England. Films all sizes,

ent of the university on
ticket, at the state con-
held in Ann Arbor in
terms of Regent Jun--
and Regent Frank Le-
expire in May. It is
Beal will not be a can-
lection. Mr. Stephens
n lumberman and a
veral universities, in-
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