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VOL. XXVI. No. 4 4


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General Wood Outlines Goverunien
Position on Conspiracy
Chargo to Jury
New York, Nov. 23.-Captain Coy-e
naval attache of the German embass
today was charged with activity in th
alleged plot to supply German sip
from American ports. General Woo
outlined the government position fo
lowing the completion of the jur
which is to try the four officials of th
plot on charges of conspiracy t
violate the neutrality of the Unite
Wood, in his opening address, sai
Coy-ez clhimed a find of $750,00
which had been deoitcd with th
firm of Essen & Kullenakant. Abou
$000,000 of this fund was sent to Sa.
Francisco for activities ona the coast
the goeernme .t attorney charged. Th
depcsit wa i ,de early in August
Attorney eI. n for the defense, it
a short statement to the jury said h
would not deny the truth of the fact:
presented by the prosecution. He ex
plained he would attempt to prove th
action of the defendants did not con
A itute conspiracy and crime.

F ltnsaIey t iQuartet Demonstrates
Abilily to Render Difficult


The Flonzaley Quartet have demon-
strated once for all, that the string
quartet is not a thing of the past.
The elusive harmony of the Haydon
Op. 76, No. 2 received enough ap-
plause from the audience to convince
the most sceptical that the works of
the old masters are appreciated by
the modern audience.
Each number had the bearing, the
carriage and the appearance of the
musician. To the average listener the
first number, the Franck Quartet in
D major, was a little tedious It is
full of technicalities and its mood is
difficult to understand. But tech-
nique saved the day for the Flon-
zaley's, the interpretation of this ex-
ceedingly difficult number and the
Schurzo movement brought due recog-
nition from the audience.
The Hadyen Quartet was the popu-
lar number of the program. The most
remarkable of all musical tragidies is
that of the death of the exquisite
string music of the old \Viennieso mas-
ter. Nothing else that he wrote con-
tains so much music and is so little
known as these numbers. The Flon-
zaley quartet resurrected this musical'
beauty and adorned it with such mas-
tery artistry that it was as of old a
living source of the old masters, a
vital part of the life oftheartist.
American Chemical Society Elects
Officers for Ensuing
In a paper on the "Study of Hydro-
chloric Concentration Cell With Re-
spect to Activity and Concentration,
Boundary Potential and Transport
Numbers" which was read before the
Michigan branch of the American
Chemical society held yesterday after-
noon in the Chemical building, Dr. A.
L. Ferguson explained a large amount
of experimental work which he has
done on the question.
Besides the experimental work, Dr.
Ferguson has modified the well known
formula for the E. M. F. of concentra-
tion cells, so that the results calcu-
lated from this formula are in bet-
ter agreement with those obtained ex-
perimentally and also those obtained
from the old formula.
After his talk officers for the ensuing
year were elected. Those chosen were
the following: Chairman, Prof. D. M.
Lichty; secretary-treasurer,. Prof. H.
H. Willard; councillor, Prof. W. J.
Hale; executive committee, Prof. B.
W. Peet, of the Michigan State Normal
college, Prof. M. Gomberg and Prof.
W. G. Smeaton.

A Lot of Us Can
Use theMoney
Angel in Disguise Sends I)onation to
Webster Society Wiping Out
nt Ancient Debt.
There are a few among us who can
import a girl from the Pacific coast for
, the J-Hop, follow the football team
y on all its trips and live in four-room
1 apartments, but we never before have
s heard of the student who would un-
d ceremoniously and secretly open his
1- bank account to the worthy cause of
y debating.
.e But that's what happened to Webster
o society and those near-barristers are
d still gasping up on the third floor of
the law building, wondering who had
d the nerve to do it.-
0 Sometime after the university wasI
£ founded and long before Fielding Har-i
t ris ever set eyes on Ann Arbor town,
n Webster society entered into a con-
t tract for $700 for furniture for their
e rooms.. Each year since then this sumc
t, has been reduced a wee bit and at thet
opening of college this year, only $30c
n of the old debt stood in the way oft
e burning up the mortgage.
s At the meeting last Friday, a mo-I
- mentous question arose: Should thet
e society apply all the money in theA
- treasury to the old debt and wipe itk
out or should $11 go for the annuals
picture in the Michiganensian. Theo
debate was long and heated and ina
their most serious moments they de-
cided to forego the tradition of having
any mention in the annual this yearr
and instead, wipe out the old debt. ,
But somebody left that meeting withs
the philanthropic feeling of a Carnegieo
or a Rockefeller, for the mail yester-n
day brought to K. M. Stevens, '16L,N
president, an unsigned letter with $11e
in currency enclosed, to pay for a
page in the Michiganensian. And nowD
the systems of Bradstreet's and R. G. i
Dunn are being invoked to reveal his0
Joseph W. Cochran of Piladelpia, to
be at Presbyterianb
- - ^ t
Joseph Wilson Cochran, secretary of t
the Presbyterian board of education,
Philadelphia, will speak at the Presby-_
terian church Sunday evening. t
The speaker was one of the origina-°,
tors of the university student workR
movement in the United States. Hec
was at the University of Michigan ins
1906 and at that time made a favorablet
impression upon the students here. t
Mr. Cochran is a Tappan lecturer ed
and is one of the foremost speakers "
on the platform. He has not yet an- s
nounced his subject for the Sunday ad-
Roy W. Hamilton, graduate student v
pastor of the Presbyterian church, is n
arranging a special musical program, a
which will include some of the best e
talent in the university. t
President's Platform in Convention t
Depends Upon Congress
New York, Nov. 23.-So far as 1
Chairman Wm. F. McCoombs, of the s
Democratic National Committee has C

been able to sound the opinion of his 0
party leaders throughout the coun- p
try, the sentiment of the National ri
Committee in Washington on Decem- e
ber 7, will be "short and sweet." w
Where that convention will be held a
is still a matter for speculation but y
Democratic sentiment is strong for p
an early gathering. None was found '
who suggested any other candidate u
than President Wilson, but the feel-
ing among the leaders, according to
information given to the national(
chairman, is that the platform upon
which Mr. Wilson will go before the
country is going to depend largely for
its appeal on what Congress accom-
plishes at the approaching session.
Smallpox Reported by Ship Captain
Havana, Nov. 23-The captain of the
liner Monterey, just in from Vera
Cruz, reports a great many cases of
smallpox at that port and in Tampico.

Dedication ringstip Siates listoy
1ilifdg Bitter 1*,pute IEl P
ver Peundary 1!QZ 1:
trvp se
PROF 1, 1HNSTON 'T R RE:>lS Na < ranozaf
MW1lUCAX E lNNEEliNG ± sIET onra,i
,... atria,
(1vi War iminljent at Oe Tia :n'iavtr
twees MichigaE itT
'(A in 11;
When representatives fron Miehigan . Im1
and Ohio gather at Toledo to Mk1 t eo I w
celebrate the completioii of the 1'ihe- # iuday
igan-Ohio boundary Ur-( P ' r d
be markedt i final s fd;
tions which at one time )i0tl hj5i ( ole en
ies of both states assued a troe s a
ous importance. .n c
So bitter had become a (dispute at n
one time over a boundatrv (luesttiO;1 ~. ~ i t
that civil war threatened end n i t i"'-
only averted by the prompt ac-on o
the president of the UniEd ra us.
Awardin' ofl the contested stt c1 ' IN
land to Ohio by action of Cgeer s a 1l
the later princely co)pen ia.mton indSt u
Michigan for this los, wearey she d s
gained the whole of the Upper Penii- daay Th
sula, are historical facts whica.s re a
of absorbing interest to the ilhabit-
ants of each state.
At the meeting Prci. C. T. Jonston, L
head of the surveying department, vii
represent the Michiza: aiin< "ring,
society. The governors of both stat ms
speak on the occasion and a number
of socitivs from both states will he n
represented. Among the latter are: . T
Michigan Engineering SoctY Michi-
gan Geological survey, Michigan 1s- iSa '
torical Commission, Michigan Public :'o'cl
Domain Commission, Ohio Topograph- grs
cal Survey, Ohio Geological Survey, rs. tu;
Ohio State Historical society and the rs. Rut
Ohio Enginering society. tt ic
The survey, which is really one o linto f
markation, has just been finished. The .
Bine between the two stat-' 1n ar- ,'17;
veyed some years ago ant win a o
marked. The present survey has,
placed granite monunents t ever y
mile on ithe line. There are 72 in Black
the pred
number and are about ive i an one- ret
ialf feet long, four feet o wlich is al
buried in a concrete furdation. y Nu
The cnmpletion and dediealon of cademy
he survey, although of come interesteasons
rom an engineering sadpoint hs be allow
greater absorbing interest to the in- ets selli
iabitants of the two s is ,eo nre OF a coupler
he old state histerv breu-ht n- U 'and Dc If
ne time, so keen was the Sates
Rights feling and so bitter had be-
ome the dispute r er t. } uskeg
trip of land that Loth mat' lamin-aront
ained armed forces on t ea se o' ' the na
he line and civil war was o iv aVrt- head of [
d by the prompt action of Prn t rren
lackiso1 n insendintg {Co f'ciiitOr'S pst-ial y
ijertnn" ye
kastto the overno1 , th et;
tates. printe
The question dates back tov dh
shen Ohio became a P rrinlr "n he1 H OP S
orthern boundary was namned In thee
rticles of agreement as a line "diraw '
ast from the southerly bend or ex- .point 1
reme of Lake Michigan until it in- '
eresets Lake Erie." In the event of
he line striking Lake Erie to the east The st
f Miami Bay, on Lake Erie, the line named at
as to be pushed farther up to the the J-o
orth as far as the northern cape of I the al
he bay, with the assent of Congress. Mlack, Go
The line was ordered surveyed in Commit
812 but was not undertaken until as follow
815,- when the line was found to James W
trike to the east of Miami Pay. The Howland

hioans took it upon them selves w'xith- Edwin IP
ut waitinlg assent from. Cengres s, to decoratioi
ush the line north, over a fertile and Frant;,
ich farming land to a point about sV- Heustis e
n miles farther north. This of course Lee Josly
'as strongly contested by Michigan liity--Di
nd was the point for which in latr Clifford
ears her chivalry and patriotism pre- Cnd Earl
ared to shed its blood. Arn'old ai
Congress saw fit, duo to politics, tc The ne
phold Ohio in her egument and fin- ommitte
(Continued on Page 6) on Decem

aso, Nov. 23.--General Rodri-
a wriggled his way out of a
t for him at Cananea by Car-
forces and is on for Nogales,
to re-enforce Villa's main
ud. This was admitted at Adu-
headqtuartors of Carranza's
statenient was included that
the ('arranza officers had fail-
iei: taoI of circling Rodriguez.
ow knOWn that Rodriguez es-
ith 3,000 men out of Cananea
thron-h Puerto Citos to the
es of General Calles and of
Jarder-in-chief, General Ob-
re i pursuit tonight to close
0c re-enforcenment to Villa's
Sboiut 1,800 additional 'Car-
roops to re-enforce Obregon
.ahed l .P11aso today.
the interest of townspeople
ents alike aroused, the popu-
ontest is booming along. To-I
lny Maulbetsch is in the lead,
closely by H. L. Smith. The
to date is as follows: JohnI
ch, 1,165; H. L. Smith, 1,029;
sle, 972; Wiliam Cochran, 810;
, 71; .1. Parker, 630; Herbert
611"; George Labadie, 590.
e (aperos for Union Dance -
ha orons for the Thanksgiv-
dance to be held at the Mich-
on tomorrow afternoon from
ock until 5:30 o'clock will be:
r It. W. Hegner, and Mrs. 1
Professor A. G. Ruthven and
hven. Tickets are on sale at i
igan Union desk. The com- I
r the occasion is as follows:i
Braun, '16, chairman; B. C.t
C. E. Stryker, '16E, and W.v
i s, '17.t
hal " Will le Given Friday d
aad white decorations will beo
aoinlate note in the "Magpie F
he given by the Ann Arborf
rsery Board at Granger's
, Friday night, Nov. 26. Only
wearing black and white wills
d on the dancing floor. Tick-c
ng at one dollar and a halfn
are now on sale at Sheehan's q
Fries art store.

0 bre~~ou

driguez RefusesG'
,l roops Reach ~

Students to Meet Instructors In Form-
al Gathering at the
Get together gatherings of faculty
and students at the Union similar to
those held last year will be commenced
next Tuesday night at the clubhouse.
The faculty of the history. fine arts
and English departments will attend
the meeting, which is to be informal.
There will be no special program and
no speeches.
The purpose of "faculty night" is
to afford an opportunity for students
and faculty to get in closer touch with
each other and become more intimate-
ly acquainted.
Last year numerous faculty nights
were held at the Union and those who
attended the meetings, particularly
the members of the faculty, were
strong in their approval of the sys-
Letter Describes Service Rendered by
Volunteer Motor Ambu-
lance Corps.f
An example of the brave work done
by the American Volunteer Motor
Ambulance Corps on the French front t
is given in a letter published in the f
N. Y. Times, from a volunteer serv-
ng on the Motor Ambulance corps,
who describes the work of the men
while removing wounded soldiers fromf
the vicinity of the firing line.r
"When we reached it this first aidr
dressing station proved to be a dug-r
out chamber five feet below ground. P
Here we found our men wounded butb
ifteen minutes before, ready for us.
Both were in pretty bad shape, but c
s we lifted them ready to put in the i
tretcher, a weak and bloody handh
rept out and closed over mine and an
nouth which I could not see whispered b
Les Americaines.'
"Back through the narrow openings
n the barricaded road we movedc
gain. But slowly this time, for even
light man on a stretcher growst
eavy with every foot-step when thet
arry is a long one. Red drops drip- r
ed from the writhing body under the t
anvas strips on the stretcher."
While colleges in the East have been I
ending delegations of men and sums
f money to aid war sufferers, Michi-
an men have taken no interest in the w
vork so far. Several prominent peo- C
le on the campus, despite the fact that c
ip to the present time interest has i
een lacking, have expressed their ap- S
royal of this plan and their inten- T
ions of aiding in the work as far as o
ossible. The hope is expressed by
hese people that with Michigan men i
ehind the plan, aid, either in the I
arm of money or men, will be sent to w
elp war sufferers. o

England Will Have 4,000,000 Troops
in Field by Next March,
Says Kitchener.
London, via Athens, Nov. 23.-Greece
has decided to yield to the demands of
the allies and the Serbian army has
turned upon the Bulgars. Athens
newspapers in a semi-official statement
brought the first news of Greece's de-
cision to grant the allies' demands.
"The government is disposed to give
an unofficial guarantee of the state-
ment and freedom of movement of the
allies' troops," said one publication.
The statement is taken to mean that
Greece's troops will not interfere with
the French and Serbian forces if they
are driven over the border of the Serb-
ian frontier into Greece.
Kitchener Optimistic
London, Nov. 23.-Lord Kitchener
has informed the Greek minister that
by next March England will have '4,-
000,000 troops and will also be able to
arm 'and supply 6,00,000 Russians.
"Therefore," said Kitchener, "the war
can only end in the complete defeat of
Denies Seizure of Greek Ships.
London, Nov. 23.-The Foreign of-
fice today issued the following official
bulletin: "No Greek ships are being
seized or held up in the ports of the
United Kingdom. No blockade of
Greek ports has been started or is in
Markraft is Sunken Vessel
London, Nov. 23.-A despatch from
Copenhagen says that the new Ger-
man dreadnaught reported sunk by a
mine in the Baltic Sea was the Mark-
raft, a warship of 25,575 tons. It was
placed in commission after the war
Some believe that the recently in-
creased activities of British submar-
nes in the Baltic and not a mine may
ave been responsible for the Ger-
nan disaster but none of the reports
gave official confirmation.
Italians Concentrate on Gorizia
Rome, Nov. 23.-Italy's troops have
;oncentrated their efforts for the con-
uest of Goriazia and are closing in on
he city. They are taking one posi-
ion after another despite Austrian
e-enforcements and silencing Aus-
ian batteries.
A special Thanksgiving program
with a 12 minute talk by the Rev. L.
. Douglass of the Congregational
hurch, will feature the second meet-
ng of the Y. M. C. A. School for
tudies in Religion which will meet
'hursday evening from _7:00 to .8:00
'clock at McMillan hall.
Many new names of men interested
n this sort of open discussion of re-
igious and social service problems
ere secured at the U-Hall meeting
n Sunday night, and these men will
e given a chance to enroll. Several
iew groups will be formed, special
ttention being given to the organi
ation of a group composed of medic
aen and another one of laws.
Earl E. Pardee was chosen by the
unior lits at a meeting in Room 101,
conomic building, yesterday after-
Loon to fill a vacancy on the J-Hop

The men of the class were urged by
,eonard Nieter, indoor baseball man-
,ger, to come out for the class team. A
neeting will be held for those inter-
sted in the sport in Waterman gym
.t 4:00 o'clock next Friday afternoon.
X11 men who have not played football
his season and who do not intend'to
lay basketball are eligible.
Washington, Nov. 23.-A state of
narchy exists in Persia according to
emi-official despatches received to-
ight. Government..officials are flee-
ng and common troops are doing as
hey, please in certain sections.

uiI ('torls Possible Successors
ee, Ala., Nov. 23.-Three men
toned as possible successors
te Booker 11. Washington as
ruskegee Institute. They are
Logan, Emmett J. Scott, for
ars Dr. Washington's chief
t, and Major R. R. Morton,
ndent of Hampton Institute.
?;e Who Will Assist Annual
'j ;ion t to b Sucess
anding sub-committees were
tthe meeting last night of
) committee at the Union.
bsence of chairman Edward
rdon Smith, '17E, presided.
tee appointnents were made
s: Executive-Edward Mack,
halen, Edwin Palmer, Glenn
and Robert Frantz; music-
almer and Harry Carlson;
ns-Glenn Howland, Robert
Dick Gardner, Lawrence
and Gordon Smith; booth-
n and Robert Goodrich; pub-
ck Gardner; invitations-
"handerville, Alan D. Honey
Pardee; refreshments-A. L.
nd Louis F. Dieterich.
xt meeting of the general
e will be held at 4:00 o'clock
ber 5 at the Union.

The wealth. of the British Empire is
$130,000,000,000, Chancellor McKenna
announced in Commons this afternoon.
Band meets, U hall, 7:00 o'clock.
Central Debating League finals,
room B; Law building, 7:30 o'clock.
Tryouts for all Fresh Glee club,
School of Music, 7:00 o'clock.
Forestry club meets, room 214,
Science building, 7:30 o'clock.
Senior Engineers Assembly, 11:00
Fresh Engineers Assembly, 11:00
Vespers, Newberry hall, 5:00 o'clock.
Adelphi society meets, Adelphi
rooms, 7:30 o'clock.
Michigan Union membership dance,
Union, 2:00 o'clock.
Kentucky club banquet, 6:00 o'clock
Michigan Union.

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Owing to the fact that TP ursday, Nov. 25, is Thanksgiving
Day, and the Ann Arbor Press will be closed, all copy for
advertising for Friday's issue, Nov. 26, must be in by 2.:oo
P. M., Wednesday, Nov. 24. The DAILY will issue a paper
both on Thanksgiving Day and Fiday, the 26th.

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