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December 10, 1914 - Image 1

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Vulcans and Web and Flange Vote'
Better Accommodations and
Sanitary Measures



Vulcans and Web and Flange, socie-
ties of the engineering department,
passed resolutions to the board of re-
gents on the gymnasium question yes-
terday. There are now five campus
societies which have expressed them-
selves similarly, the other three being

- Michigamua, Druids and Sphinx.
The resolutions of the engineering
societies are identical. The text of the
an club, measures follows:-
k. "To the board of regents of the Uni-
higan Un- versity of Michigan:
o'clock. "In view of the fact that the accom-
modations of the university gymnasi-
um have become wholly inadequate
for the use of the present large stu-
Ldent body, and that the condition of
the shower baths in the gymnasium is
extremely unsanitary, we most re-
spectfully petition you for increased
gymnasium facilities."
It is understood that several other
on Listen campus societies, including the legal
Y organizations, will meet during the
next two days and take similar actions.

Michigan Union Shown to Have Cov-
ered Widest Field; Place Hoontz
on Executive Board
P. D. Koontz, '14-'17L, president of
the Michigan Union has returned from
Columbus, O., where a meeting of rep-
resentatives of the leading college
unions of the west was held. A per-
manent organization was effected to
be governed for the present by an ex-
ecutive board consisting of President
F. M. Hall, of the Wisconsin Union,
Oliver Gossard, of the Ohio State Un-
.ion and P. D. Koontz of the Michigan
Union. It was decided to have the
details of the meeting printed in pam-
phlet form and sent to every college
union in the country.
Ohio State, Oberlin, Wisconsin,
Case, Indiana, Illinois, West Virginia,
Purdue, and Michigan were represent-
ed at the gathering.
In the discussions held, it was
brought out that the Michigan Union
enters into more activities and provid-
es more advantages for its members
than any other of the unions repre-
Next year's meeting will probably
be held at some college farther west,
thus making it more central for all
of the representatives.
Will Rouse Interest Before Christmas;
Active Work to Begin
After Vacation



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, E. Hughes and H. B. Bartholf to
Give Dancing Act at Vaudeville
December 16
L. E. Hughes, '16E, and H. B. Bar-
iolf, '16E, will feature one of the acts
n the bill for the Spotlight vaude-
[lle in Hill auditorium on December
, with an interpretation .)f three of
e latest fancy dances. They will ex-
ute a number of steps in the "Fox
rot," "Pavlowa Gavotte," and the




its elected to
ie committee.
opolitan club
gram at 8:00
'ewberry hall.I
second of a
ghts, and will
vision of the
Be Students'
dances, and
of the even-

"Maxixe." Both men made a special
trip to Detroit last Saturday to get
ideas for their act from the dancing
of Mr. and Mrs. Vernon Castle. Hugh-
es takes the woman's part.
Leon Cunningham, '16, who took a
leading part in the 1914 Union opera,
has written a skit for the show, called
"Hyancinth." The setting is worked
up around the character of, a female
impersonator who gets into no end of
complicated situations. Walter De,
Lano, '17, will take the feminine role.
Gerald Strong, '15D, is organizing a
special orchestra which will be com-
posed of the leading campus musi-
Distribution of tickets to members
of the Union, upon presentation of
their membership cards, will be con-
tinued during the rest of this week.
The admission charge to non-members
and townspeople is 25 cents.
Select Committee for Weekly Dance
Donald M. Sarbaugh, '17L, will act
as chairman of the membership dance
to be held at the Michigan Union from
9:00 to 12:00 o'clock Saturday night.
Other members of the committee are'
Donald C. Davidson, '17E, W. L. Wat-
son, '17E, and Clarence K. Patterson,
'17. Pasteboards for the affair will be
on sale at the Union desk at 5:00
o'clock this afternoon.

Plans for a campus-wide member-
ship campaign are nearing comple-
tion sin the hands of leaders of the
Michigan Union- Boat club. Until the
holidays open, all efforts are to be
spent in publicity and in stirring up en-
thusiasm, and at the close of the holi-
days an active campaign is to be made
in all departments and among the fac-
Although the membership canvass
was slated to commence Monday, De-
cember 7, unforeseen re-arrangements
in the managership forced a postpone-
ment of that date. It is now deemed
best by those in charge to use the re-
maining days before vacation in rous-
ing interest, and to start the actual
work soon after the holidays. One stu-
dent in each department is being se-
lected to have charge of a large com-
mittee from his respective department
to cover every man in that section of
the campus.
W. L. Watson, '17E, is chairman of
a Boat club committee which is making
public all available Information on
resuscitation, with the cooperation of
the university health service under Dr.
H. H. Cummings. About 5,000 pam-
phlets on the subject have been receiv-
ed from the state officials at Lansing,
and these are being distributed among
the student body. Copies will be giv-
en out at the "Spotlight vaudeville"
at Hill auditorium next week, and at
other occasions.
Prof. Gram Enters Mayo's Sanitarium
Prof. L. M. Gram, of the engineering
department, who has been ill since'
last July, is at present in Rochester,
Minn., where he will enter the Mayo
brothers' sanitarium.

Men For Cast to Report In Alpha NuM I
Rooms at 7:00 'clock
General chairman K. S. Baxter, '15E,
of the Michigan Union opera, announc- RI ethtcstrosfote19=hw
es that cast tryouts for the 1915. show
will be held at 7:00 o'clock Monday Feature Oriental Dance by Grins
night in the Alpha Nu rooms on the '16L; Chinese National Antheim
fourth floor of University hall. Bert Will Be Sung By
St. John, director of the opera, and S. Glee Club
S. Groaner, '14L, author of the book,
will be present at the tryouts. It is PROMISE UNIQUE PROGRAM P4
expected that more than 50 men will CONCERT TO BE HELD TONI
be present.
New Song Is First Attempt Along
More Than 30 Enter Bridge Contest Line; Obtained by Kenneth
More than 30 entries have already Westerman, '14
been received for the Union Bridge
tournament which will start at 7:30 Featuring an oriental dance by
o'clock Friday night. The committee ward Grinstead, '1L, the singing o
is anxious to have every man interest- Chinese national anthem by the
ed entered before 5:00 o'clock Friday. club, and noelty stunts on lnd
by the Mandolin quartette, the se
home concert of the combined mu
clubs will be given in Hill audito
11p1 11 at 8:00 o'clock this evening.
' From the standpoint of new n
hers and uniqueness, this enter
ment will exceed that of anyco
rendered so far.
Dr. Cummings Tells of Difficulties The Chinese song was obtained
Under Whitc Health Service a Chinese student this summer by
Staff Works neth Westerman, '14, leader of the
club. It has the distiction f la
EXPLAINS MATTER 10O COUNCIL the first attempt along this 1le
In response to a complaint made by R. H. Mills, 'iGE, M. F. Bennett,
a student who received a bill for $7.50 L. O. Aldrich, '17E, and E. K. Mars
for three days care in the university '17E, compose the Mandolin quart
hospital, after a nose and throat op- This personnel was incorrectly si
eration, Dr. H. H. Cummings, head of yesterday in the Daily.
The work of the Midniht Sions' q
the university health service, present- tette needs no Introduction to thei
ed the facts pertaining to the health pus. Leroy Scanlon, '16L, Is to be
service fees to' the student council tured at the piano in the "Rag
Tuesday night. era' Union."
The doors will be open at 7:0 o'c
Dr. Cummings' statement was as fol- in the evening. Tickets are on
lows: "Last year the university health at 25 cents.
service was not self supporting and .
the regents decided to raise the fee TO HOLD PEACE CONTEST LA!
for medical attention from two to four
dollars per student. This fee was sup- Divide Tryouts Into Two Groups
posedto care for the expense of any B Prellwlnary peeche
student serlol ill and requiring hos- Beecaus of the e-alyChrstas
pital attention, if sent by any health cation, the unIversiI" Peace cox
service physicians. The fee was not scheduled for December 21 has I
intended to cover expenses incurred postponed until after the holidays.
for elective operations such as the re- winner of tlhis contest will repre
moving of tonsils. In the case of this the university in the state contes
particular complaint the student was be held in January.
cared for for three days by the univer- The five selected in the prelimi
sity hospital after a nose and throat tryouts will enter the Peace cn
operation which was performed free The tryouts have been divided
of charge. Had this operation been two groups. The following ;will sj
performed by anyone outside of the in the oratory room, rniversty
university hospital physicians, the fee at 3:30 o'clock Saturday aftern
would have been from $50 to $100. S. P. Hilado '15L, G. F. Hurle,
"There are 800 students In the unil- N. E..Pinney, '16, P. v Ramsdell,
versity, who have been found lin need Isabelle Rionan, 1, S.,.Skinner,
of nose and throat operations by the and H. H. Springstrun '17.
health service physicians, and it is The second group to speak at
estimated that there are 200 others in o'clock Mondy evening in the s
need of such operations. At an ex- room is: A. P. Bogue, '16, G. K.
pense of $7.50 per person, this would dy, '16, Roy R. Fellers, '15, D. A.
amount to $7,500 for the 1,000 students. ham, '16, C. I Henke, '17, Laura
But it is plainly seen that the health ten, '15, W. A. Pearl, '16, F. S. S
service can not pay $7,500 for hospital son, grad., and Chester H. Ross, '1
fees, when only $5,000 is appropriated
for this purpose. FAIL IN ATTEMPT TO CHANGJ
"Of the $20,000 income derived from QUESTION OF LEAGUE DEB
the student body for medical attention,-
$15,000 is used for the running expen- An attempt to change the que
sea of the 'health service, while the for the Mid-west debate was
other $5,000 is used for hospital fees, successful, as the other member
and, under the present tax it is impos- the league had gone too far with
sible to give hospital care to students preliminaries to make the ch
ill with the less serious diseases. without detriment. The questio
"During the first month, the health mains the same as first stated:
service spent $485 in having students solved; that in anti-trust legisla
cared for by one university hospital. labor unions should be exempt f
Pneumonia, pleurisy, appendicitis, per- construction as combinations in
itonitis, quinsy, diphtheria, and frac- straint of trade - constitution
tures were among the conditions for waived."

which this sum was spent. Tryouts for the debate must be c
"Not only are the medical fees at pleted by December 15. Each soc
this university lower, than at any oth- will choose six men, and these 24
er university of its size, but the treat- will form the debating squad.
ment accorded students is far superior,
as at.most other institutions they have Cercle Francais Plans Benefit D
to pay extra for their physician's ser- Committees for the play and d
vices and for all operations." to be given by Cercle Francais at
bour gymnasium December 17
THIS IS THE LAST DAY been chosen, and preparations for
You can save 50 cents. After today, coming event are under headway.
all unpaid subscriptions to The Daily ceeds of the affair are to be dei
rill be charged at $3.00 rate. to the Belgian relief fund.

,' .

g Patient After Two DaysJ
Zdering about the country
ondition for two days, and
uesday and Wednesday
barn on the outskirts of
. Paul Uber, who escaped
ycopathic ward of the uni-
pital Tuesday night, was
k to that institution at an


y host
ht bac

se, and early hour last night..
Aristolochites Elect Annual Officers
eumnae Aristolochites, honorary senior chem4
oak ol ical society, elected the following offi-
meet- cers at a meeting held Tuesday: presi-
ofth- d~t, W. F. Kunke; vice-president, W.
of the E. Seek; secretary, S.E. Curtiss; treas-
nA .-Aturer, G. K. Finzel; sergeant-at-arms,





Offer Reward for Lost Suits
i Brothers, a State street
and pressing establishment,
ed a reward of $50 for
n leading to the return of
stolen last week.

The "┬░Kern

7A N!
Bess Girl"


Is on the4


Glee and Mandolin Club


In Hill Auditorium Tonight

Doors Open at 7:30

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