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1671 I




Michigan Engineering society conven-
tion in room 348 of new engineering'
building, 2:00 o'clock.
Professor Cross lectures on Browning
in Alumni hall, 4:15 o'clock.
Opera chorus tryouts at Union, 7:00
o'clock. \
Professor Levi speaks on "Les Miser-
ables," Tappan hall, 5:00 o'clock.
Public recital by interpretive read-
ing class, room 205 N. W. at 8:00
Michigan E n g i n e e r i n g convention
meets in room 348 of new engineer-
ing building 2:00 o'clock.


"Pomander Walk" Will Be Performed
on Day Following Dance to
Entertain Guests

Visits City This Week;Ex-Governor of
Indiana and Other Notables
Will Lecture.

Author, James Oliver Curwood, Took
Literary Work at ilicliigau
"God's Country and the Women" is
the title of a romance recently pub-
lished by James Oliver Curwood, of
Owosso, Mich. It is a powerful book
'of the tales of the Northland, written
in the spirit and mood of the wilder-
ness. Mr. Curwood attended the uni-
versity from 1898 to 1900, taking liter-
ary work, but did not graduate.
Mr. Curwood was formerly a news-
paper man in Detroit, and it was while
at this work that his short stories of
the far north attracted attention. His
stories deal with plots developed and
carried on in the border country, in
which the author is accustomed to
spend his entire summers. It is said
that Mr. Curwood has more friends
and acquaintances in the northern
woods, than the trappers and traders

Louis N. Parker's comedy, "Poman-
der Walk," will be presented by the
Comedy club Saturday, February 6, at
2:15 o'clock, in the Whitney theater.

Arrangements have been completed
for the whirlwind visit of the "Flying
Squadron of America", which comes to
Ann Arbor this week in the interest of

Professor King Loses VaLuables
$000 Besides $100 in Cas
Thieves Apparently
ENTERED AND $8.38 5'
Clumsy Yegg Wakes up
Strikes Matches, and Overl
Diamond Ring
Two robberies were commit
Ann Arbor Sunday night, wh
residence of Prof. Horace W.. E
the engineering department, 120
land avenue, and the Phi Rho
medical fraternity, 300 North I
were broken into, and loot amo

The club reached this decision yester- ' nation-wide prohibition. The meetings

annual con-
2:00 o'clock
e new engi-
obably total
tic place the
>int meeting
ring society
augment the
which will
y in the pa-
"The Topo-
gan," to beI
ector of the
cal and bi-
Ligan, and
"The State
s of Michi-
ston of the

Farrell, Smith, Haff, Craig and Bartel-
me Address 1918 Candidates
in Trophy Room

day, taking into consideration the fact
that, with the reinstatement of the J-
:Hop, there would be a demand for
some form of entertainment on the
day following that function, and ac-
cordingly, a matinee will be staged to
entertain those who are still on gaiety
bent after the evening of the J-Hop.
In order that fraternities, house
clubs, and other groups may be sup-
plied with blocks of seats, all who de-
sire may make reservations by coin-
municating with R. H. Tannahill, '15.
Reservations will be filled in the order
received. The general sale of seats
will begin Wednesday, February 3, at;
Wahr's, and continue until the day of
the show, when the sale will be trans-
ferred to the box office at the Whitney.
Rehearsals are being held daily, and
the club bids fair to excel all previous
plays in the professional finish of this
year's production. Edward Sachs, '17,
who is assisting the management in
producing the play, and who played "a
leading role in Jesse Bonisteele's com-
pany during 1913, spoke enthusiastic-
ally of the production.
Original scenery has been contracted
for from a New York firm. New cos-
tumes are also being secured.
Wthin a few days the Drama League
of Ann Arbor will witness a rehearsal
of "Pomander Walk," to determine
whether the League's approval will be
given the production.

r. Allen
1 be leg-
and ex-
rvey for

All first year men, who are candi-
dates for the All-Fresh track squad,
will meet at 7:15 o'clock tonight, in
the trophy room of the gym. After to-
day, work for the 1918 men will offi-


l cially begin.
e Coach Farrell, Captain Smith, "Hap"
o Haff, "Jimmy" Craig and Athletic Di-
y rector Bartelme, have promised Ito
-- speak to the first year men. Although
s it. is rather early to venture any sort
of predictions, from present indica-
e tions there is considerable material

members are Prof. V. H. Lane, of the
law department;; the Rev. F. Bachelor,
of the Baptist church; the Rev. Henry
Tatlock, of the Episcopal church, and
Dr. Wiliam Blair.
The meetings Thursday and Friday
will be devoted especially to young'
people of the Epworth League, Christ-
ian Endeavor, B. Y. P. U., ,and univer-
sity organizations. Daniel A. Poling,
Christian citizenship superintendent of
the Christian Endeavor, and Dr.
Ch'arles M. Sheldon, noted preacher
and author of "In His Steps", speak
Thursday. Dr. Sheldon attracted na-
tional attention a few years ago to his
experiment in running a Topeka news-
paper for one week according to the
motto, "What would Jesus do?"
The speakers for Friday are Dr.
Wilbur F. Sheridan, general secretary
of the Epworth League; Dr. Ira Land-
rith, president of Ward-Belmont col-'
lege, Nashville, Tennessee, the largest
college for women in the south, and
Dr. Carolyn Geisel, one of the chief
medical authorities of Battle Creek
The Saturday speakers, Ex-Gover-
nor J. Frank Hanly, of Indiana; Hon.
Oliver Wayne Stewart, of the Illinois
legislature, and Hon. JohnB. Lewis,;
of the Massachusetts legislature, close
the meetings.
Special soloists. accompany the
speakers. Among them is Frederick1
Butler, of New York, former leadingl
basso with the Alice Neilson tpera
company. He has been called "thet
greatest evangelistic singer in the
Each group comes here from Jack-
son, Michigan, and leaves the same
evening for Buffalo, New York, where
the next series will be held.

will be held at the Presbyterian church
Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 2:30
o'clock each afternoon, and at 7:30
o'clock each evening.. Prof. H. L. Wil-
gus, of the law department, is chair-
man of the local committee. Other

Six Day Trip Offers Big Inducement;
to Select Chorus from Those
Appearing Tonight
Chorus tryouts for the 1915 opera
will be held at 7:00 o'clock tonight
in the Union, according to the an-
nouncement of K. S. Baxter, '15E, gen-
eral c.hairman.
All men students, who- desire to be
eligible for chorus parts, must be
present tonight. Final choices will not
be made for sometime, but the chorus
which will appear in the show, will be
chosen entirely from those who pre-
sent themselves tonight.
In the trials, emphasis will be laid on
the execution of modern dance steps.
All who desire may dance with part-
ners previously secured. For those
who are unable to secure satisfactory
partners, L. E. Hughes, '16E, dancing
director of the opera, will, be present
to fill either the man's or woman's
With the assurance of a six lay trip
during the spring vacation for the en-
tire opera company, a record breaking
number of tryouts for the chorus parts-
is expected. About 150 participated in
the preliminary trials last year,

broken into between
o'clock Sunday evening
Mrs. King were taking
friends. Jewelry ai
valued at about $500, 1
cash were secured. The
ly were professionals,
cluded more than 100 p
ware, a wedding ring,a
several other articles, t
dining room.
The money was secu
the dressers in Mrs. Ki
on the second floor of
discussing the robbery,
thought the burglars ha
tered by a window, or b
eton key. On return
found the front door open
were left by the robber
said she would give do
for the return of her
which she valued high
mental reasons. Thus
Arbor police have beei
cover nothing as to the

to $600 taken.



of eh- Cherry, one of the prospects for the
y prob- mile, conducted a string of runners
than to around the gym for nine laps yester-
nature day afternoon, when Steve requested
e ques- him to do the distance in 3'00. Cherry
ied and obeyed with considerable precision,'
r all of finishing in 2:59 3-5. Incidentally he
ofessor finished alone, all of a dozen or so
pted by followers dropping out enroute, at dis-
has al- tances from four laps up to eight.
Murphy, the Varsity man, did the dis-'
e deliv- tance in. 2:57 under the same condi-


'estry depart-
s and Water
riand," by A.
made an ex-
ect in Europe
the present

xhibits have arrived, and
ators were busy all day
ing them up. They will
a room adjacent to room
I the principal meetings
ld. These exhibits are
erest, and may be view-
e during the convention..
is being made at the.
to secure several enter-
e banquet at the Michi-
aorrow night. The Camp
sweet singers of Doug-
probably be the principal
the entertainment. The
kers at the banquet will
imer E. Cooley, of the
epartment, and H. H.

Coach Farrell announced that the
tryouts for the relay race, which will
be held in Buffalo the first part of next
month, would be staged some time
next week. Captain Smith announced
that John, the quarter miler, had prom-
ised to turn out, although he was not
in evidence yesterday.
Coach Farrell arranged several han-
dicap sprints yesterday, with O'Brien
and Captain Smith starting from
scratch, and both the track leader and
O'Brien overhauled their opponents
within the 35 yard distance.
"Johnny" .Ferris has been working
out regularly in the gym, although he;
has been doing no broad jumping, due
to the lack of indoor facilities for this

Name Officers and Sub-Committees at
First Meeting.
Although the big social function of
the second year classes occurs late in
April, plans for the Soph Prom are
definitely under way, the general Prom
committee holding its first meeting at
the Union Sunday afternoon, when the
general committee officers and sub-
committees were named.
The general committee, which is
composed of the social committees of
the literary and engineering second
year classes, elected E. E. Mack, '17,
treasurer, and E. J. Huntington, '17E,
secretary of the committee.
R. W. Collins, '17E, chairman of the
general committee, appointed the
following sub-committees: Arrange-
ments-J. H. Connelly, '17, and H. A.
Taylor, '17E; banquet,-R. Crawford,
'17, and E. R. Akers, '17E; program-
E. J. Huntington, '17E, and E. E. Mack,
'17; decorations-Gordon Smith, '17E,
and H. S. Nichols, '17; publicity-C.
T. Fishleigh, '17E, and W. K. Nieman,

Seniors Fill Out Their Record Blanks
Senior records, which accompany
senior portraits in the Michiganensian,
will be placed in the annual this year,
from data which will be filled out on
record blanks at the various photog-
raphers. The seniors will fill out their
records at the time of their sitting.
'his is the only method arranged for
Fathering the necessary data, as the
dichiganensian staff has no authority
to add to a senior record, although it
may cut them where unimportant ma-
terial has been used.
Among the things which Editor W.
B. Thom, '15, of the Michiganensian,
suggests to be listed in the record are:
Fraternities, honor societies, campus
societies, important class and Varsity
offices, debating and literary honors,
and anything else considered import-
ant. February 1, is the date set for
the turning in of senior pictures at
the regular fee, while no pictures will
be accepted after February 15.


Will Probably Keep Exact P
Cotillion Secret Until
Night of Hop



Small Number of Students Still Com-
ing for Treatment
Health service officials believe that

resident of the Detroit En- an exceptionally large number of vac-
society. cinations given to students last
tings of the society will i:e week were successful. This not only
yone who is desirous of at- means protection from any possible
em. Copies of the full and epidemic of the disease now, but mak-,
program may be obtained es the person immune from it for sev-j
ng at the room of the Engi- eral years at least.
ciety, 214 new engineering Although an exact number of the
persons vaccinated last week is not
available as yet, the figures will prob-
New Course in Education ably total above 300, as city physi-
ation and Management of cians and private doctors aided the
cation," is the title of a new health service in the campaign. De-
ich is to be given by Prof. spite the decisive check given the dis-
nley, of the educational de- ease, students are still coming to the
text semester. This course health service for vaccinations daily,
familiarize prospective bus- although the number has been grow-

New Marksmen Have Chance for Team
Several members, who failed to
shoot in the club match of the Rifle
club last Saturday, appeared at the Ann
Arbor armory yesterday afternoon, and
shot such good targets that the pick-
ing of the squad has been delayed
until the men who turned in these late
targets can be given consideration.
The executive board expects to be able
to make a selection of the team by thisI
The interclass field house at Ferry
field has been equipped with all the
necessities of a rifle range, and with
the arrival of the last shipment of
rifles that has been ordered, the inter-
class field house will undergo a, trans-
formation, and will emerge as a full
fledged rifle range for the use of the
Michigan Rifle club.f
Alumnus Head of Kansas City Feds
Charles Baird, '95L, has just
been appointed president of the Kan-
sas City Federal league baseball club.
Mr. Baird was athletic director at the
university for 19 years, 1898-1908, be-
sides acting as secretary of the board
in control of athletics. Since then, Mr.
Baird has been president of the West-
ern Exchange bank in Kansas City.
D. J. Haff, '86L, and father of Car-
roll B. Haff, '15L, was elected director
of the club at the meeting. A new
bond issue was also floated.

"All the big things have been set- the rnUt uoor, whmc h
and proceeded directly
tied, and only the details remair to floor. The two bull d
be attended to," said General Chair- fraternity keeps to gu
man R. C. Jeter, '16E, when speaking gave him no trouble.
of the Junior hop yesterday, other men, who all slee
Chairman Jeter explained that tUe floor were aroused u
band will not play as a full band ex- burglar had fled.
cept during the grand march and the The use of matches au
cotillion, while most of its work will the money and valuabl
be as an orchestra during the evening, looked, seem to indicati
The exact plans for the cotillion have bery job was committe
not yet been learned by the committee, teur. The professiona
and will probably be kept secret until which Professor King's
the night of the hop. rifled lead the authorit
Booths will be distributed Monday. that both robberies wer
At this time, engraved invitations will ted by the same gang.
be given to holders of tickets. Persons trains were closely wi
holding twelve tickets will be given Ann Arbor police, but
the right to an entire booth, which discovered. Inquiries a
must be paid for at the rate of 25 .stores and pawn shops,
cents for each couple. One booth will attempt has been made
hold 18 couples. Those not in parties the loot.
will be given seats in the large booth,
and if this is not large enough, places BILL WOULD EXCLU)
in booths occupied by groups will be FROM STATE'S COLI
given to the overflow. The committe-

professional men, members
f education and legislators
neral problems involved in
tration of public education.
Choose Wolverine Officials
of editor and business'
i the 1915 Wolverine, will

{ing less every day.
Lectures on Browning's Poem Today
Browning's poem, "Fra Filippo Lip-
pi," will be the subject of a lecture
given by Prof. H. R. Cross, of the fine
arts department, at 4:15 o'clock this
afternoon in room A of Memorial hall.,

Dance Programs Take Magazine Form
Miniature issues of the Technic will
form the programs for the dance of
the Engineering society, to be given
Thursday night. All programs will
ie numbered, and in the course of the
evening, two numbers will be selected,
the winners receivjnig one year's sub-
,cription to the Technic. Members of
e society, who win the prizes, are
expected to turn them over to their
Five Man Y.M.C.A. Team Visits Ionia
N. E. Pinney, '16, C. J. Tremmel,
'16L, Louis C. Reimann, '17L, Charles
F. Tuttle, '15E, and Frank Olmstead,,
acting secretary of the university "Y,"
made up the team of Y. M. C. A. ex-
tension workers who visited Ionia last
week end. Though Ionia is a larger
city than is generally visited by these
teams, considerable good was accom-
plished, especially in bettering athlet-
ic conditions there.'

plans to promote acquaintanceship
among those occupying the same booth
by means of the smoker, to be given or
all those interested in the hop, at the
Union Thursday night. The booths
may be'furnished by those occupying
them, or the committee will provide
folding orchestra chairs.


Estimate Net Kermess Receipts at $32
Net receipts for the Kermess, given
in December by university women,
have been estimated at about $325.
The disposition of the profits will be
effected by Catherine Reighard, '15,
Helen Malcolmson, '15, and Florence
Haxton, '15, the heads of the organi-
zations, which combined in the pre-
sentation of the spectacle.

Saloons will be driven fri
towns in the 'state of Micl
bill introduced in the state
Senator Henry Straight is p;
The bill would prevent th
of licenses and the sale of
any Michigan city or villag
a state college is located.
the bill will drive saloons i
than 10 cities in the state.
ate is awaiting word from t:
or as to whether he will si
Reading Class Gives Publ
Professor R. D. T. Hollis
in interpretive reading
a public recital in room 21
o'clock tonight.

'd in control of In his discussion of the poem, Profes-
'hursday after- sor Cross will analyze and illustrate
ill be filled from it, in addition to reading portions of
ho have turned the work. The lecture is open to the

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