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Professors in Chemical Engineering
Enter Industrial World
During Summer
"Those who are teaching technical
subjects must keep in touch with the
industrial world, otherwise they are
not teaching the thing that students
will need, when they get out of col-
lege," said Dean Mortimer E. Cooley,


of the engineering college, when inter-
viewed by a Daily reporter yesterday.
The remark was made on the in-
quiry of the reporter concerning the
large number of professors of chem-
ical engineering who were employed
this summer in industrial work.
Dean Cooley added, "They must also
know how chemistry is applied in the
arts in order that those they teach
will be able to apply it. Chemistry,
per se, is taught from an academic
standpoint whille chemical engineer-
ing is taught from an industrial
standpoint. One has for its object the
furtherance of scientific knowledge;
' the other, the creation of dollars."
These remarks, supplemented with an
example drawn from German depend-
ence on chemical engineering in the
w present war, depicted Dean Cooley's
definite ideas on the matter of sum-
mer employment.
Michigan added her quota of chem-
ical engineers to the field of industrial
work this summer. Among these were
the following: Prof. W. L. Badger,
who worked for the Detroit Edison
Co. on water :softening and the pre-
vention of boiler scales; Prof. J. D.
Rue, who has charge of the new fel-
lowship in paper manufacture, spent
some time in New York city studying
colors for paper. Prof. A. E. White
was engaged in the study of flaws in
brass castings for the Detroit Copper
and Brass Rolling mills; Prof. E. E.
Ware worked for the Acme White
Lead and Color works, Detroit, on new
formulae for varnishes. Prof. A. H.
White studied the utilization of waste
waters for a paper mill in Pennsyl-
Professors in chemistry, also, were
employed in a similar line of work.
Dr. L. H. Cone studied and designed
a dye works for the Dow Chemical
Co., at Midland, Mich. Dr. J. S. Laird
studied at the government laboratory
of the Bureau of Standards at Pitts-
burg, and in various pottery works.
Yale Freshmen Score; Hold Varsity
New Haven, Conn., Oct. 21.-It took
the freshman team to show up the
Yale Varsity today, when it scored
one touchdown and held the Varsity
to no score. "Willie" Winter was the
man who put the Varsity to grief, go-
ing over the line after the fresh had
worked the whole length of the field
on line plays. The game was prac-
tically over before the regulars woke
up to what was going on. Near the
end of the 16 minutes of play they
worked the ball to within sight of
the yearlings' goal, but lost all chance
of scoring when a forward pass fell
incomplete over the goal line and the
fresh scored a touchdown. Ames, the
third string quarter, played at that
position today.
Harvard Varsity Shows Improvement
Cambridge, Mass., Oct. 21.-The
Harvard Varsity had a hard scrim-
mage today against the scrubs. Some
improvement was shown in that the
regulars were able to score on line
plays and made two goals from the
field. Mahan booted one over from
the exact center of the field and Rob-
erts put one over from the 40-yard
line. The attack was cooler today,
but the defense still appeared ragged.
The Little Shop, 225 South Thayer,
next to Hill auditorium. Oct22

Believes War Will Decide Fate of
Turkey; Italian-Teuton Alliance
a Mistake, He Says
"Marat" as a man with an honest
purpose, and not an' unscrupulous
demagogue, was the subject of Prof.
William A. Frayer's research work in
Cornell university last year.
In his study of Marat, which is not
yet completed, Professor Frayer will
attempt to prove that the great
French leader was not the conven-
tional agitator that er s in Hugo's
"Ninety-three," and character
that too many histor<ia.s have as-
sumed him to be. While he was un-
sound, his motives were unselfish, and
his theories, based on Rousseau's idea
of popular sovereignty, had a justi-
fiable value.
Professor Frayer said that he be-
lieved the war will decide the fate of
Turkey. Her lease of life will be short
in any event, but the success of the
Teutonic allies will assure her a some-
what prolonged existence in Europe.
On the other hand, if fortune favors
the Triple Entente, it will mean the
elimination of Turkey west of the,
Italy, he thinks, made -an unfortu-
nate mistake in contracting an alli-
ance with Germany and Austria,
which was essentially unnatural and
which public sentiment was sure to
force her to abandon. Had it not
been for this alliance the Italians
might have avoided the charge of op-
portunism which they have brought
upon themselves.
Almail & Nevin (reate Much Laiugh-
ter; "Trained. Nurses" Ahe Dis-
tinctive Hit of Show

Noied '!'t1e a i) Ta kton"ThIroigh
('laraCcter to (o4" at he
MethOdiSt ('hureh
Dr. Pery Emerson Fosdick, on the
facuhy of 1nion Theological Semi-
nary at New York City, is on his way
here to talk on "Through Character
to God" at the Methodist church Sun-e
day evening, under the direction of thin
Wesleyan guild.l
Dr. Fosdick is much in demandx
amofig western colleges, hence i was
difficult to rix the present date. He
will also speak at the state teachers'
convention at Saginaw at the end of
the month. He has a reputation as a
brilliant preacher and as an author,
and makes a strong appeal to college
Born at Biuffalo in 1878, Dr. Fos-
dick was graduated at ihe age of 22
from Colgate university an,d in rather
rapid succession secured degrees from
Union, Columbia and Wake Forest.
lie entered the ministry in the First
Paptist church at Montclair. N. J.,
where he still officiates. On the fac-
ulty of the New York seminary he is
associated with Dr. Hugh Black, who
Ii \idely krown among Ann Arbor
a uniences.
Phblications by the Wesleyan
guild's speaker include the fanious
book, "The Manhood of the faster,"
which is the text in many Y. iM. C. A.
and Sunday school classes through-
c( t the nation. Other books by Dr.
,Fosdick are "The Second Mile" and
the "Assurance of Immortality."
Mr. Earl V. Moore, of the school
of music, is in charge of the even-
ing's musical numbers, and Ada G.
Johnson, soprano, Alice Bliton, con-
tralto, and Odra Patton, tenor, will

'LIales Pride i dFact TIIat le is Dean
of3 :9,( i radates of lia
Ala. )ater
Si< itan's oldest living alumnus,
the Reverend Th odoric Romeyn Pal-
mer '47, is no-v li-ing near National
City , C.
Mr. Pahrer, who is now 90 years
old, entered the university when it
(:" t, sStrd ol one building. He was
then t' years of age. After his grad-
natior our years later he taught
school until the outbreak of the Civil
war, when he enlisted and served
three years as captain in the Thir-
teenth 1Micehigan Volunteer infantry.
Ile was then promoted to the rank of
lit-e enanit-colone, serving in that ca-
pacity wit iGeneral Sherman during
his diS:''nan march to the sca.
With the end of the war, Mr. Pal-
mer entered the inimstry, in which
he w:' active until 1890. At this
tine his health failed him and made
it necessary for him to go west to
recuperate. He went to National City
aodi has been t :eve ever since.
Mr. Palmer has never visited Ann
Arbor since his graduation, but this
statement, which is quoted from the
i'lichigan Alumn u, proves that there
was a spirit even in those early days
that kept alive a love for his Alma
Mater: "When I feel inclined to take
pride in the fact that, throug;h no
mert of my own, I am lean of the
::0, 04 graduate' of the University of
ilichigan, I am reminded of the pea-
cock whose tail-feathers droop when
he ooks up. Though it is only a mat-
ter of chance that I occupy the posi-
tion that I do, I take a great deal of
pride in the fact that I have lived to
watch the growth of the university
from the small institution that I
knew to its present pre-eminent
es. l liithis to Return Toniorr'w
President Darlry 1 1t1chins is not
cxpc(ted to return unti tornorrow
from iKaston, Ila., wvhere he has been
?ttending the inauguration ceremonies
ci President MacCracken of Lafayette
olhige. President I ultchins was- numi-
I cered amonrg the speakers at the oc-
Li t of Ne .lomwers Not Ataila ble
t at. bi d y Test
Tryouts for the Varsity mandolin
club wre held last evening, but
awmirg to the large number of men
who appeared the detailed list of new
members for the club will not be an-
no~uncei until Sunday. The tests for
this year were considerably higher
than for former years, the higher
flans of competition making this nec-
Somen fellows sent Maize and Blue
chocolates to their girls back home.
They like them. Why don't you try
it? Bloomf eld's. Oct22

Dorxidtory System at Cornell York state, and of these 200 come from
thaca, N. Y., Oct. 21.-For the first New York City. Russia, as the larg-
time in the history of Cornell univer- ey foreign uconributor, is represented
sity, the students, a portion at least, by fouri e-.nstudents. The United
are living in residence halls. Two of Kingdom and hinLa have three each,
a group of over 20 buildings have andC. eran SadJapan have two
been completed and are now occupied. eachPalestine, Spain, Syria, Tur-
The new halls are on the hill over- key, Canada, Hawaii, Porto Rico, the
looking Lake Cayuga, and are a quar- Phi ip Prance, Hungary, Nor
ter of a mile from the main campus. wy, Creece and Columbia have each
All the buildings, including the mess om' representative.
hall, are of fire-proof construction
throughout. NiI v '.3ol a- s at Camridge
Cambridge, Mass., Oct. 21.-Nine
-I_;) 14're Pictures to 0ney Collection women comprise the attendance of
the Ctambridge law school for women.
Oberlin, O., Oct. 21.-The generos- Three of the students are graduates
ity of a friend of the college has en- of Radlliffe and one is from Mount
abled the college to purchase two-but
first-class pictures, "Passing Winter,,,t H rooms. one a class room and the
by John Carlson, and "Spanish Gipsy other timelilb 3ary, to which Professor
Girl," by Robert Henri. They will leaie has contributed a large portion
Beal exhbcottdibutedtaelargeusortioy
be exhibited with the famous Olney of his per.sonal collection. The course
art collection, will take three years and Harvard
law professots xs ill conduct the work.
New Buildings for California The Langdell system will- be em-
Berkeley, Cal., Oct. 21.-The Cali- ployed.
fornia legislature has authorized the
issuing of bonds to the value of $1,- TrelsN Trial November 1.
000,000 to be used by the state uni- Washington Oct. 21.--Gustav 3.
versity for the erection of new build- Tre4st, father of Kenneth Treist, the
ings. Princeton freshman held as a German
spy in London, is trying desperately
Cosmopolitanism at Columbia to have his son's trial postponed. The
New York, Oct. 21.-According to trial is set for November 1, and it is
the latest statistics of Columbia uni- barely possible that Treist can get
versity, there are 19 foreign countries the necessary evidence and reach
represented in the freshman class; London by the appointed time.
402 students comprise the class of He is trying to get evidence that
1919, which also contains men from Trust is mentally unbalanced. The
Hawaii, Porto Rico and the Philip- aid of several Princeton students has
nines. Fifty-nine per cent of the been enlisted in the procuring Ge this
class, or 239 students, come from New evidence.

A good bill is being presented at
the new Majestic Theatre, which opens
with Barry and Nelson in a fair
tumbling act. Alman & Nevin create
laughter with novel singing and danc-
ing. The "mystery" sketch by Lef-
fingwell and Gale is founded on
somnambulism. Ferguson, with his;
storiettes and famous pictures of
"Gertie," is the cause for calls for
"more," while the "Trained Nurses"
are distinctly the hit of the show. They
present several good songs and
Sir Johnston Forbes-Robertson Coming
The theatre-going public will take
unusual interest in the appearance in
Ann Arbor of Sir Johnston Forbes-
Robertson, who is making his fare-
well American tour, and who is con-
ceded by several eminent critics to be
the greatest English-speaking actor of
this generation.
At the beginning of this final tour
this great English actor was given by
Columbia university the first hon-
orary degree ever presented to a for-
eign actor, and at the of his last
season in London, in old Drury
Lane Theatre Royal, where he pre-
sented "Hamlet," he was honored by
the king with the title of "Knight-
hood," a most fitting close for the pic-
turesque career of the great English
Pennsy Finds New PAss Successful
Philadelphia, Pa., Oct. 21.-Secret
practice was dispensed with today
when the Varsity appeared before a
mass meeting in the stands. Over
1,000 men cheered the men on enthu-
siastically. The coaches hope to in-
still some fight into the players be-
fore they meet Pittsburg on Satur-
day. A number of new plays were
tried out on the scrubs, and one, a
series of short passes from unexpect-
ed positions, worked like a charm.
Wait for the new Victor Records
coming out Oct. 28. No other records
equal them. Grinnell Bros., 116 South
Main St. Phone 1707. Oct22-23-24

New Systern* of Scoring Will be Tried
This Year
Matches of the interclass bowling
league for this week include the fol-
lowing games: Senior laws vs. senior
lts: senior engineers vs. junior laws;
soph laws vs. junior engineers; soph
fits vs. soph engineers, and fresh laws
vs. fresh engineers.
This year the system of scoring will
be different from the plan of last year.
Instead of determining the events by
the majority of the games, as is the
usual way, the scores will be counted
by the. total rntuaber of points.
On accoant of the enthusiasm and
rivalry (displayed in the games thus
far played, Huston, Brothers have de-
cided to award the members of the
winning team numeral pipes or gold
watch fobs, according to the prefer-
ence of the chaipions. Last year's
winners were the present junior lits,
and this season they again expect to
make a strong bid for the champion-
I.O i. :I (COM! % IN FAST
Orders )h.?be in Athlete Office
by : W 9'chk Tomorrow
Applications for Cornell-Michigan
tickets c e in at an augmented rate
at the o.-s of the athletic associa-
tion as a result of the announcement
in yesterday morning's Daily to the
effect that all orders should be in by
5:00 o'clock Saturday, October 23.
Althoug h applications will be re-
ceived a-Icr the date and hour men-
tioned, te aplicants will be forced
to accept seats in less advantageous
sections, °_ : uach late orders will not
be oonsde re: l until all application.
received pr-ior to 5:00 o'clock have
been fill d. Thus an applH-ation for
tickets ly a member of the senior
class which is filed later than tI
time limit set will not be considered
with the senior section on the first
dstrihutin. hut will be taken care ox
only aft e all other applications cov-
ering the various classes on the can-
pus have been tilled,

. Ii

Seniors Meeting, for First Assembly
of Tear Decide on Programs
and Committees
"Be self-reliant and have confidenceI
in your own ability to climb out ofj

a bad hole.

I know of nothing thatI

makes more for success than getting
into serious trouble and pulling your-
self out." So spoke Dean Mortimer E.
Cooley to the senior engineers yes-
terday at their first regular class as-
semnbly. Dean Cooley, who heads a
program of speakers for the different
asseiblies of the year, concluded,
"Take stock this year and size your-
elf up. Start to change from the
abstract to the concrete. Though you
may not now know what you want
to do when you get out, it is well to
have something definite in mind. Get
an idea of what you want to do as
soon as you can."
President H. H. Phillips appealed
to the class to forget interdepart-#
mental feeling and to work together
as a unit. It was decided to carry
out a regular program of talks given
by outside speakers at the regular
class assemblies. Since the seniors
are to have eight assemblies this year,
a good program is assured.

Committees were appointed as fol-
lows: Social, H. D. Warner, chair-
man; L. C. Rowley, R. S. Archer, C.
EL. Stryker and H. B. \ Bartholf;
finance, M. S. Reed, chairman; R. A.
Dodge, J. F. (lark, I-I A. Keeler and
11. H. Phillips; auditing, J. M. Brown.,
chairman; W. A. Reichle and J. D.
Todd. A new committee, under the
name "Publicity Committee" was ap-
pointed as follows: U. D. Cooke,
chairman; W. 0. Henderson and S. M.
('all Meeting of Stenograiphy MIen
'1 ays and means of obtaining em-
ployment from ontside of Ann Arbor
will be the topic of disctussion at a
meeting of all universityne l wiwo do
stenogranhi work, xvi ic Philip
Lovejoy, ' secretary of the "Y" em-
ploymen t burcan, has called for 4:(0
o'clock today at the "'" office.
All men who have signed '" em--
ployment cards for this line of work
are especially reque sted to attend.
lye Declared Fhibl for Alphia Ni
Of those who tried out for Alpha
::u debating society Wednesday after-
noon, the following have been de-
clared eligible for inmembership by
the committee: T . R. Thompson, '19E;
J. Stewart, '19E; Louis Luebbers,
'.8; B. L. Kaufmann, '19, and Morris
C. Paris, '19.

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Library Glasses YiJ Opera Glasses
Field Classes
Eye Classes dCass
Eye Gasses- .-"Tourist Glasses
Eye Glass Cases s.
Zylard Frames Eye Glass Chains
Oxford Classes Reels
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your lenses




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