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D-I&L ii I y



No. 86.


opetition Between Class Five and
Independent Athletes Goes
On in Spite of Athletic
tball Men Among Those Who Play
Games Down Town Against
asketball competition by class
ns with local fives is still going on,
;ite the edict of the athletic author-
s. The senior lit five, which won
campus title last year, is the lat-
to jeopardize its standing.
he students have discovered that
rule on grounds, under the mis-
aneous regulations of the athletic
ciation, has a phrase, "intercolle-
e sports," in forbidding such out-
competition. Since basketball is
recognized as an intercollegiate
't at Michigan, the class teams
e continued their competition with
teams, firm in the belief that this
-hole would save them until the
'd in control changed the rule.
There are two other rules, how-
which the student strategists
e overlooked. In the same set of
s, contests with high schools are
idden without specific permission
he board in control. There is no
ercollegiate sport" qualification
which would exempt basketball.
ule 12 of the miscellaneous regula-
(Continued on page 4.)
ininv miAniinmmrB

"Flying Squadron" at Presbyterian
church, 2:30 o'clock and 7:301
Final Mid-west debating tryouts, room
302 north wing, 7:30 o'clock.
Pre-exam dance at, Michigan Union,
9:00 o'clock.
Chess and Checker club meets at Un-
ion, 7:30 o'clock.
Lloyd C. Douglas speaks on "The
Tragedy and Comedy of a Youth-
Ruled Age," Majestic theater, 6:30
"Speechless" gathering at the Union,
3:00 o'clock.



Will Leave Next Week to Take Charge
of Bequest of Late Thomas
S. Jerome, '84
Prof. F. W. Kelsey, of the Latin de-
partment, will sail from Boston next
week, for Italy, to supervise the divis-
ion of the library of the late Thomas
Spencer Jerome, '84, part of which
was willed to the University.
The executors of the estate have re-
quested Professor Kelsey to secure a
manuscript, upon which Mr. Jerome
had worked many years before his
death. He will bring it, with several
otliers of less importance, to this coun-
try, where they can be put into final
form for the printer.

Combined Clubs' Management to Scour
Fraternities in Seat Sale
Spurred on by the prospect of per-
forming before an audience composed
mainly of J-Hop participants, the man-
agement of the Michigan Glee and
Mandolin club is working overtime to
insure a creditable showing at the
last home concert, to be presented at
4:00 o'clock Friday afternoon, Febru-
ary 5, in Sarah Caswell Angell hall.
In view of the coming examinations,
the major portion of the work of re-
hearsing and selection of the program
is already completed.
Inside of a few days, the manage-
ment will have made the rounds of the
fraternity houses, in an effort to se-
cure reservations for the concert.
Those giving house parties and who
wish. seats, will be given them in a
block. A representative of the club
will also be at the Union from 7:00
o'clock to 9:00 o'clock Monday night,"
in the same room in which reserva-
tions of booth space for the hop are
to be secured.
Arrangements are nearly completed
whereby the club will go to Pontiac at
some time in the first week of March,
for its first out-of-town concert since
the holiday trip. The Pontiac men in-
terested have made the necessary pro-
visions at their end of the line, and it:
only remains for the faculty. to put its
stamp of approval upon the trip. Other
out-of-town appearances are being ne-
gotiated, but at the present time no
definite word can be given out on the
Considering the large number of
Junior hop guests who have already
seen Durward Grinstead, '16L, in ac-
tion, it is expected that he, along with
H. L. Nutting, '1L,. wilk pro'e th'e
chief drawing card of the concert with
their skit "When Salome Danced be-
fore the King." The complete program,
including the numbers of the Mando-
lin club, is as follows:
1. By the combined clubs,-The Vic-
tors, Varsity.
2. By the Mandolin club,-Lustspiel
3. By the Glee club,-On the Road to
Mandalay, solo by U. S. Wilson, '16.
(Continued on page 4)


Aim to Make Rowing
in Interelass and

Work at marking the course for the
proposed Varsity crew will be carried
on during the first part of next week,
by members of the Michigan Union
Boat club, who layed out about one
half of the stretch last Saturday.
The men will drive the 14 loot poles,
of a yellow color, with blue "taps"
painted near the top, through the ice
of the pond, and will deposit land
marks on th shore opposite each.
Buoys are to be anchored where the
markers are being pounded in, as soon
as the river is free from ice.
Those who worked last week, and
who for the most part, will help Mon-
day are: Walter W. Watson, '16E,
who has just been appointed general
chairman of the river project; I low-
ard H. Phillips, '16, treasurer of the
club; Louis B. Hyde, '16E; W. Lee
'Watson, '17E; Kemp S. Burge, '17;
Raymond M. Langly, '18E; Gordon B.
Pearson, '18; Hoyne Howe, 118E; Er-
nest L. Zeigler, '18; Ezra W. Lock-
wood, '18; and Langford W. Wilson,
Three eight-oared shells can row
abreast on the proposed water track,
thus making competition possible for
a local crew and two other eights. The
engineering students who are manag-
ing the work, are laying out the regu-
lar English Henley course, of about
one mill and 500 yards, which is now
becoming standard in college rowing.
There is only one slight curve of 1,500,
feet, near .the center of the run, but'
this does not interrupt a clear view1
for the spectators.{
Coach Courtney, of the Cornell oc-
tet, declares conditions for shell-rac-
ing at Michigan ideal, and Grover


Business men of Ann Arbor, headed
by James Foster, are aiming to estab-
ish a hank :orn State street, in the near
future, and it has been made known
that between $30,000 and $40,000 of the
neessary $50,000 of capital stock has
b)een Ipledged-.
it is understood that the organizers
have several locations in view, but no
decision has been made. One of the
sites proposed is the Dr. V. C. Vaugh-
an property, facing Liberty stret, and
the promoters are understood to have
secured an option on this.
With the exception of the case of
Mr. Foster, nothing is known of the
others interested in the proposition,
but it is supposed that they are mer-
chants of the State street section.
Notices to Regents Ist Be in Feb. 2
All communications to be presented
to the regents at their next meeting,
Feb. 10, must be in the hands of Pres-
ident Harry B. Hutchins by Feb. 2.
Pep Seaion AI' oui cel for All Campus
FI'tlius"aIs's of Winter


Venetian Fairyland Being Arranged,
for Supplanting Flags, Bunting
and Decorations
R of Old



Plans for the interclass basketball
players are already being laid by In-
trainural Director Floyd A. Rowe, who
has looked ahead to the second semes-
ter and the annual intramural basket-
ball league with the idea of giving it
an early start, and of drawing a larger
number of men than ever before into
the sport. With this idea in mind, he
has planned a meeting of all men in-
terested in baisketball, for some time
during the second of the twvo weeks
devoted to examinations.
The big mass P 1'eetil, although the
has not been definitely decided

Coiimmittees Hasten Final Preparations
Before Examinations, for
Hop Parties
"Decorations for the Junior hop will
be unique and different in every way
from those of former years," said T.
D. Weaver, '16E, chairman of the deco-
rations committee. "The old scheme
of bunting and flags will be entirely
done away with, and the Italian gar-
den will be a real novelty in the his-
tory of such functions at Michigan,"
he continued.
From the running track, extensions
will be made; over which vines of leav-
es and flowers will be strewn, so as to
give a pergola effect. Lattice work
will divide the booths from one anoth-
er, and in their construction, a million
linear feet of lumber will be used, ac-
cording to the estimates of the deco-
The lights suspended from the ceil-
ing of the gymnasium, and those in
the individual booths will be conceal-
ed in bunches of flowers, so that the
illumination will not be glaring.
Weaver said that the cotillion, which
is also being planned by the decorat-
ors, would lend a spirit of gayety and
informality to the occasion. He pre-
dicted that it would wind up the af-
(Continued on page 4.)
Final Meetings Will Also Include Hon.
O1ver W. Stewart and John
B. Lewis
lion. J. Frank Hanly, former gov-
ernor of Indiana, will be the princi-
pal speaker at the closing meetings of
the "Flying Squadron" today. While
governor, Mr. Hanly won national fame
by his fight,against the, liquor traffic
and other social evils.
With him are Hon. Oliver W. Stew-
art, of Chicago, a former member of
the Illinois legislature, and chairman
of the national prohibition committee,
and John B. Lewis, of Boston, a former
miember of the Massachusetts legislat-
Miss Vera K. Mullin, soprano soloist,
and Hugh Porter, pianist, will have
charge of the music today.
This is the last day of the "Flying
Squadron's" visit to Ann Arbor. Two
meetings will be held at the First
Presbyterian church, one at 2:30
o'clock, and the other at 7:30 o'clock.
The speakers go from here to Buffalo,
New York.

rget Range

Farnsworth, for three years coxswain . ill beheld'either on Wednes-
at Syracuse, considers the course now day, briary 3, or Thursday, Febru-
hbein ma. di a , it nn A n nfnd the


is have cast their
nth of the Michi-
this shadow of
s taken the form
of the members
field during the
t of which it has
ake a final selec-

Harry A. Moul, eng. spec.,
rening, "The small number
urned in during the past
e committee, has rendered
any just selection of a team
from the 18 picked on the
the team will not be picked'
liately before the match is

'he rifie range at Ferry field will be
sed all day today, and the match,
I be shot at the Ann Arbor armory
ge at 3:00 o'clock, at which time
doors will be opened to spectators.
e 18 men who were picked on the
Lad at the beginning of the week
i report at the range between 1:00
lock and 3:00 o'clock, to shoot two
ings before the final selection of the
ach member of the squad will shoot
target prone, and one off-hand,
1 on the showing of these last two
res, the team will be picked, the
n shooting the 10 highest scores in
.ctice being the men who will shoot
official match against the Univer-
r of Washington at 3:00 o'clock.
e result of the match will be pub-
ed Tuesday, February 9, due to the
t that the scores made by each team
'e to be mailed to the National Ri-
association at Washington, D. C.,
i from there they are announced to
teams by means of a weekly paper,
ied by the association.

Professor Kelsey will go to the isl-
and of Capri, where Mr. Jerome lived
for a number of years before his death.
There he spent his life collecting a
valuable, classical library, composed
of more than 5,000 volumes. By will,
he left a greater part of this collec-
tion to the University of Michigan and
the American Academy in Rome.
Professor Kelsey will sail on the
"Canopic," for Naples, and will not
return until the latter part of March.
Squad to Leave Ann Arbor Feb. 4 for
Competition 'With Penn
Distance Men
Just who will represent Michigan at
the Penn relays, which are to be held
in Buffalo, on February 5 and 6, is as
much a mystery as ever, according to
Coach Farrell.
The only event in which the compe-
tition even narrows down to two men,
is the dash. The selection here rests
between Captain Smith and O'Brien.
The tryouts will be held some time
next week.
The three most prominent candi-
dates for the quarter mile are Burby,
Fontana and Carver, with a possibility
of Murphy's running this distance.
Fontana, O'Brien's running mate in
the dashes on last year's yearling
squad, has been shifted to this event
temporarily, and, according to the
track coach, has an excellent chance
of pulling .down the berth. Burby's
mark of 1:05 1-5 for four laps, has
been beaten by a fifth of a second by
both Fontana and Murphy.
The squad going to Buffalo, will,
leave Ann Arbor February 4, and will
return the following Sunday.

Uelg r e1-Bu ou on arg o pone , e",
finest in the country, without any ex-
ception. An observation train can be
placed at many points where the Ann
Arbor railroad runs paralIeVIto the
river, and bleachers could be con-
structed at many points along the east
Intramural Director Rowe, is work-
(Continued on page 4.)

Arthur Davin, ex-'13, and F. W. Zinn,
'14E, have written to friends in this
city, describing their experience, the
former as a member of the Canadian
Y. M. C. A. corps, now located at Sal-
isbury, England, the latter, from the
French trenches.
Davin's departure from Canada is
realistically portrayed:
"After a few weeks of drill, ending
in three days in which we could have
marched away at ten minutes notice,
(for we packed our kits after each
meal), we arose one morning, ate and
at last heard the bugle call; 'Fall in A,
fall in B, fall in every companee,' and
we boarded the train again. From train
to ship, (the Cunarder 'Andania'), was
half an hour's work. As soon as the
good ship was loaded, communication1
with land was effectively cut off, by.
her anchoring in midstream. For three
days we lay there, speculating on thei
mysterious movements of various lin-
ers, but one morning we found that
Quebec was far behind and getting
more so every minute. Next morning
we saw a remarkable sight. In a se-'
cluded bay, just north of Jaspe Bay in
the gulf, were 32 ocean liners and two
cruisers. We lay there three days,"
but were lucky enough to be there1
when the liners slipped away.";

Regarding the situation in England,
he writes:
"Just at present, the country is
stirred up by the bombardment by Ger-
man warships, and all day the half of
the battalion which has not yet gone
to Lark Hill, was kept within hearing
distance of the bugle. That has no
special significance, because we have
been under those orders two or three
times. I had to wait, however, until
after supper, before getting permis-
sion to come up to this canteen to
Davin also writes that he does not
regret enlisting, for he says: "This is
going to be one of the greatest experi-
ences of my natural allowance or lfe
It is just like going to college."
Word was received from Zinn, writ-
ten while in the trenches with the
French troops, to the effect that the
battle was, "going on merrily, with the
navy guns to the rear tearing up the
German entrenchments in a heahy
fashion," and that there was a "like-
lihood of an advance through a barbed
wire forest within the next few days."
The message was written Jan. 2, on an
allies' form card, the French words:
for "in good health," "in trenches,"
"received your letter," and the like
being underlined, and a line of person-
al information following.

Michigan Students Write War
Adventures In Flippant Fashion

ary 4, and is scheduled for 7:30
o'clock. An effort is being made to
secure a new place of- meeting, since
recent experience has shown that the
t roph roobof Waterman gym is no
(rnci capa:1ble of fulfilling the de-
mands laid upon it by class athletes.
In view of the large numbers which
have been appearing at gatherings of
like nature, it has become necessary
to find some place with a larger capac-
ity, and plans are already in motion
for the securing of the west physics
lecture room for the basketball mass
meeting. In consideration of the
growing interest in basketball, Direc-
tor Rowe expressed himself as beingE
hopeful for the possibility of securing
the physics room for this purpose.
The intramural records have had a
thorough overhauling in the past week,
which has resulted in bringing to light
a great number of men interested in
the indoor winter sport. Cards have
been addressed, and, except for the
stamping of time and place, are all
ready to send out to over 600 men
who have signed up for basketball.
The number is the largest that has
ever evidenced interest in any one
'C'ive Appointments to High Schools
Ella -. Hanawalt, lit, has accepted
a position as history teacher in the
high school at Saginaw, east side, dur-
ing the absence of one of the regular
history teachers. Grace Simmons, '14,
has been appointed as an instructor in
mathematies and English in the high
school at Cass City, lich.
Senior (lees West for Recuperation
Melvin E. Case, '15, who has under-
gone severai operations this semester
for asthma, left for his home in Fen-
ton, preparatory to going to California.
lie expects to return to the university.
next fall.,

Former Governor of Indiana, Who
Speaks at "Flying Squad.
ron" Meetings Today.



5eats Reserved





at Union


Seats maybe obtained
now by mailing check
D. R. Ballentine, Mgr.
Pr.ss BIdg.

FrldaYt February 5th



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