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Be Starf


Comedy club presents "Pomander
Walk" at the Whitney theater, 8:15
Prospective writers of 1916 Union op-
era meet at Union, 7:00 o'clock.
Episcopal students hold reception at
Harris hall, 4:00 to 5:30 o'clock.
Girls' Educational club meets in New-
berry hall, 7:00 o'clock.
Prof. H. G. Thieme lectures on "L'es-
prit Francais," before Cercle Fran-
cais, Tappan hall, 5:00 o'clock.

Wolverine Foil Artists Meet, Cornell
in liitial Mateh olf

Comedy Club's Annual Production to
Occupy Stage at



Men desiring to try out for the re-
portorial staff of The Michigan Daily
are requested to report at the offiets
of the combined student publications,
across from the Majestic theater, to-
night at 8:00 o'clock. The examina-
tion will require only a good knowl-
edge of spelling and grammar, and a
casual idea of the selection and ar-
rangement of facts in a news story.
the try-out is open to all scholas-
tically eligible men, except freshmen.
Successful candidates will commence
work at once, their names appearing
on the regular news assignment sheet




AInn Arbor,
"King of Lyric
ret Ober, one of
he Metropolitan
Harold Bauer,
will be among
enty-second an-
be helddon May
Hill auditorium.
al have been in
ire the close of
and everything
ire of the details
een settled. As
1 consist of six
programs being
n Wednesday, a
n Friday after-

Athletic Board of Directors S
Successor to Joseph Fee,
'Who Was Forced to
Terms of Four Members End; i
iug Board Will Organize

Michigan's fencers are hard at work
preparing for the .first match of the
season on February 27, when the Wol-
verine foil artists meet the Cornell
fencers at Ithaca. With 15 men now
working out at the gymnasium, inter-
est in the coming match is growing.
It is not unlikely that the Michigan
fencers will be accompanied by a small
band of rooters when the Varsity team
meets Cornell.

When the curtain rises

at 8:151

Varsity Band rehearsal for
Bounce," University Hall,



Upperclass Team, in Burlesque Battle,
Protests Strategy of

ven by the
the direc-
y, will be


ldren's Mimic European warfare, farce-
ldren's comedy and a one. round prize fight
aentary featured the inter-class hockey game,
ear the staged at Weinberg's rink last night,'
Nzed in the game scheduled between the fresh
al conr engineers and the junior and senior
heard engineers ending in a 1 to 1 tie, the
ife." freshmen's goal being protested by the
reatest upperclass team.
the at- The trouble began when the fresh-
)n Fri- man team was found to have 'seven
men on the rink opposed to but six
one of of the upperclass men. The lone goal,
Bauer, scored by Manager Hughes, of the
artists freshmen, was' protested by the sen-
Arbor, ior-junior team, and the game was
continued, with one of the yellow-tas-
o was seled players relegated to the side-
occas- lines.

A match between the student and
the faculty fencing teams is being plan-
ned for this week, with the idea of
giving 'the men as much practice as
possible before the Cornell trip. The
faculty match should aid the Varsity
men materially in rounding into shape,
as the faculty team boasts several ex-
ceptionally good fencers.
The elimination tournament, which.
is to determine the personnel of the
team going to Ithaca, is scheduled for
the latter part of this week, and should
result in several good matches, as com-
petition is keen for the three places on
the Varsity team. With six or eight
evenly matched men out, Michigan is
assured a good team against the Cor-
nell foil wielders, and close followers.
of student fencing look for a victory
over the Ithaca team in the coming,
Captain Mattsson has been coaching
the men for the coming meets,although
the services of Dr. Fouldes, of Grand
itapids, member of the Hungarian
Olympic fencing squad, may be secur-,
ed later in the season.-
Iireetor Sauger Says " usi Better
Tfilm )Aerage College
Production" ' -

o'clock tonight at the Whitney theater,
a capacity house is e'Xpected to be on
hand to witness the production of "Po-
mander Walk," the thirty-first annual
play of the Comedy club. Everything
is in readiness for this second presen-
tation of the play, which is said. to
eclipse every previous offering ' of
Michigan's oldest dramatic organiza-
tion, from the ranks of which have
come some of the foremost entertain-
ers on the professional stage.
The play itself is a comedy, depict-
ing simple English life of the period
around 1805. Arising from the three
love strains that run through the play,.
are a great number of extremely hum-
[orous situations. There is something'
of a plot to the play but it is more im-
aginary than real, the action and lines
tending rather toward the entertain-
ment of the audience.
In having secured the endorsement
of the Ann Arbor center of the Drama
league, the club has assured itself of
the support of a majority of the most
critical theater-goers of Ann Arbor.
After last night's final dress rehears-
al, Director H. L. Nutting, '15L, and
Fdward Sachs, '17, who has had' pro-t
fessionalexperience in the same play,
expressed themselves as exceedingly
well pleased with the manner in which
the cast has worked outtthe weakness-
es which were apparent in the J--Hop
Sales of seats will be continued at
the Whitney box office today. If nec-
essary, the gallery will be thrownt
open for the production.
11. '. Robinson, '17E, Displays Unex.
peeted Forim in Long and Middle E
Distance Racest

Call Meeting of Prospective Authors
Men who intend to write books for
next year's Union opera will meet at
the clubhouse at 7:00 o'clock tonight.
Members of the opera committee will
be on hand to advise the tryouts as to
the form desired.
Dean Cooley Welcomes Highway Men
to Series of Lectures
and Studies

will do the
e "New Life"
ide"; Marga-
id Lambert
'ison, of the
o the heavy
w Life."
ne of the
ers, formerly
era company,
opening and
rgan recital,
be given by
.e Mr. E. V.
>rgan in con-

Just as the affair seemed about to
go on peaceably, the upper class team
scored a goal and time was called.
This was the cue for the freshmen to,
protest that time was called before
the goal, and they did it well, the
entire period between halves' being
devoted to an energetic discussion.
Two players, realizing the poor effect
of mere words, started a free-for-all.
fight, but the conservative element
managed to separate the more violent-
ly inclined before any damage was
The last half ended with the score
a tie, and both teams agreed to play
an extra five minutes. At the end of
this time, a second additional period
was begun, when Manager Weinberg
appeared and put an end to the come-
dy. The game will be protested by the
upperclassteam tomorrow, and it will
be up to Director Rowe to decide the



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To further the work which has been
undertaken by the conservation com-
mittee of the university Y. M. C. A.,
which is made up largely of men who
were interested in the recent mobiliza-
tion campaign, plans for a banquet at
Newberry hall at 5:30 o'clock tonight
have been made. The Reverend,
Charles Gilkey, of the Hyde Park Bap-
tist church, of Chicago, will be one of
the speakers on the program. Waldo
R. Hunt, '16, will also speak. The ban-
quet will be under the direction of
Floyd Nagler, '15E, and men who are
interested either in social service work
or Bible study are invited to come.
Tickets may be secured at the offices
of the Y. M. C. A.

"The music is far better than the
average college production," said Eu-
gene B. Sanger, director of this year's
opera, who arrived in Ann Arbor Sun-
day. "About 20 per cent of the origi-
nal music of the average opera re-
mains after cutting," continued San-
ger, "but only a few changes will have
to be made in the music." A few of
the songs will be rewritten, and some
slight changes will be made.
In company with Sylvan Grosner,
'14L, author of the play, Mr. Sanger
went over the entire book, and found
that fewer changes would be necessi-
tated than in last year's play, of which
one act was rewritten.
Those to whom portions of the play
had been given out, rehearsed before
the director yesterday afternoon. Mr.
Sanger said that the first impression
was good, and that the voices were ex-
cellent. He was also pleased with
the specialties.
The final selections. for both cast
and chorus are practically picked, and
probably will be announced tomorrow.
Mr. Sanger left last night for New
York city, and will not return for
two weeks.
Enrollment Figures Pass Last Year's
Enrollment figures for the literary
college as computed yesterday, show
that 126 new students have been en-
rolled thus far. This is an increase
of 35 over the entire registration by
incoming students in the college for
the whole of the second semester last

Coach Farrell ran his candidates for
the Varsity track team around Water-
man gym yesterday afternoon, mak-
ing the men pace out the half mile at
an easy jaunt to close the afternoon's
work. The early part of the session
was devoted to the dashes in which
M. G. Robinson, '17E, who has been
working out in the distance and mid-
dIe distance races, showed unexpected
form, although not pitted against the
fast men on the track.
Corbin spent his early part of the
afternoon in working on the high
jump, going five feet and a half be-
fore leaving the standards for the hur-
dies, in which he succeeded in beating
in three heats the time of the fresh-
man hurdler, Wickersham. Cross
worked at the weights alone, making
most of his endeavors toward the per-
fection of form and guarding against
the commission of fouls.
Two squads took turns at stretching
their limbs in the quarter and half
mile. John fell in behind the troup led
by Ufer and seemed to handle the
longer distance in satisfactory fashion.
Cheniss Receive Delicate Instrument
One of the most delicate and highly
sensitive instruments for the measur-
ing of minute distances has been re-
ceived by the department of chemistry.
This is the cathetometer, which reg-
isters to a hair's breadth. After being
held up in Alsace for several months,
the instrument was finally shipped by.
way of Havre, and recently arrived in
Ann Arbor.

Dean M. E. Cooley welcomed to the
university yesterday morning, 43 engi-
neers, road commissioners and build-
ers, here to take the short course in
highway engineering which is being
given this week by the university and
the state highway department.
According to figures ,compiled be-
fore the course was started, yester-
day's enrollment is only half of what
the total will be. Dean Cooley gave
the first scheduled talk of the session,
when he spoke on, "The Engineer in
the Service of the Public."
The feature of yesterday's program
consisted in the evening lecture,
"Highway Engineering Problems," by
Thomas H. MacDonald, Iowa state en-
gineer. Mr. MacDonald, using illus-
trations drawn chiefly from his own
state, classified the problems which
confront a road engineer into six
classes, emphasizing chiefly the main-
tenance of roads, and the keeping of
accurate records and accounts.
The work today is given over to a
consideration of Michigan's earth
roads. The morning will be occupied
with classroom work. In the after-
noon those who prefer may take lab-
oratory work designed for their bene-
fit, and to be given in the highway
and bituminous materials laboratories.
The other portion of the students will
hear two papers, one by Prof. W. C.
Hoad of the sanitary engineering de-
partment, the other by K. I. Sawyer,
of the Michigan state highway depart-
ment. " Professor Hoad will talk on,
"The Split Log Drag on Earth Roads,"
at 1:30 o'clock and Mr. Sawyer will
talk on, "The Value of a Continuous
System of Maintenance for Earth
Roads," at 3:00 o'clock.
Dean Charles M. Strahan, of the en-
gineering department of the Universi-
ty of Georgia, will give the lecture at
8:00 o'clock tonight. He has chosen
as his topic, "Developing an Earth
Road." All of the lectures are given
in room 348, new engineering building.
Registrations in the course are made.
in the headquarters, room 214, new
engineering building.
Prof. Sadler to Talk at Union Friday
"The United States Merchant Mar-
ine," is the topic for an address to be
given by Prof. Herbert C. Sadler of the
marine engineering department, at a
banquet of the Adelphi House; of Rep-
resentatives to be held at the Union
next Friday night. Other speakers for
the occasion are: Glen M.'Coulter, '16;
Wallace C. Hall, '15; N. E. Pinney, '16;
Kenneth W. Heinrich, '16E, and Victor
H. Sugar, '16.

Battery Practice to Continue Until
Coach's Return; Will Then
Call Fielders
"Jack" Enzenroth, Varsity baseball
captain in 1910, made his first appear-
ance in a uniform at yesterday after-
noon's practice in the cage, and the
veteran catcher had to be dragged
from the floor at the end of an hour's
hard work-out, protesting that he was
not even warmed up yet.
Enzenroth expects to work out regu-
larly with the Varsity men for the
next week or two, when he will leave
to join the training squad of the Kan-
sas City Federal league team, with
whom he is playing for the second sea-
Battery practice will continue until
some definite word is received from
Coach Lundgren, when the general call
will be sent out. Capta'n McQueen
stated yesterday that the official call
would probably be issued on Thurs-
day, although it might be delayed, in
case the coach failed to arrive by that
Lowry, '12E,° Killed by Auto Truck
While riding a bicycle home from
work in a ship-building yard at New-
port News, Va., on'Feb. -11, Merrill F.
Lowry, '12E, was struck and killed
by an automobile truck.

At a meeting of the board of dire
tors of the athletic association he
yesterday afternoon, Boyd Compto
'16, was elected to fill the office of Va
sity football manager, left vacant t
the resignation of Joseph Fee, '17.
Fee was chosen for the position at tl
election held last month, but becau,
of scholastic difficulties, was force
to resign. Compton served as assis
ant to the football manager last se,
son, and was nominated for the mana
ership before, the last electlen.
A temporary organization of ti
newly elected board of directors wa
formed at yesterday's meeting. TI
permanent organization will be dete
mined at a meeting to be held toda
The men who left office are Inte:
collegiate Manager P. D. Koontz, '16]
Treasurer Harry Gault, '15-'17L, Sec
retary Adna Johnson, '16L, and Va:
sity Football Manager John Leonarc
'16L. Taking their places are F. (
Millard, '16L, intercollegiate manage
T. Hawley Tapping, '16L, treasure
Phillip Middleditch, '15E, secretar:
and Boyd Compton, '16, football man
ager. Chester Lang, '15, varsity base
ball manager, and W. B. Palmer, '1
track manager, hold over from th
present board.
Before retiring from office, the ol
board recommended a change in th
election rules, to do away with th
possibility of the ele tion of ineli
gible men, as occurred at last electior
It is probable that one of the first mat
ters to be considered by the new boar
will be such a change in rule.
Of the two assistants chosen at las
election, who were ineligible, it is un
derstood that one, at least, is now el
gible. Ineligibility has made furthe
inroads, as a result of last semester
reports. Nearly half of the assistani
chosen at the last election are no'
under faculty ban. What disposition
will be made of their cases is n<


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