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Phones:--Editorial 2414
Business 9 E

XXVI. No. 45.



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New Captain Says He will Do His
┬░utmost;" Was Letder of
All-Fresh Also
John F. Maulbetsch, known in foot-
ball circles as the "German Bullet"
and by varloas other titles denoting
destruction and annihilation, was
elected captain of the 1916 Michigan
football team, yesterday afternoon.
The selection of captain took place
following the annual picture of the
"M" men. Any "M" man is techni-
cally eligible for this honor, although
it is usually bestowed upon only such
individuals as have Won two letters,
previous to their election. Maulbetsch
and Dunne were the likely candidates
and the honors were' conferred upon
When seen yesterday afternoon fol-
lowing his election, "Johnnie" said:
"I surely appreciate what the boys
have done for me, and I will certainly
do my utmost next year."
As has been suggested before in
numerous quarters, Maulbetsch's "ut-
most" is quite some considerable
quantity. Maulbetsch was the captain
of the All-Fresh .during his first year
In the university, and .the 1917 year-
lings hung up an enviable record,
winning every game on their schedule
by overwhelming scores. "Maulxie"
played fullback and occasionally
while carrying the ball he was tackled
and thrown before he had advanced
much over 20 or 25 yards. This oc-
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Prof. F. N. Scott Objects to Teaching
of Journalism in High Schools
Prof. Fred N. Scott, head of the
Rhetoric department, stated yester-
day that while he had not yet decided
to offer a resolution at the National
Convention of Teachers of English, to
be held in Chicago, Thursday and
Friday of this week, yet he deemed
such a resolution, restricting the
teaching of journalism in the high
schools, should be made.
It is the belief of Prof. Scott that
newspaper work is as deserving to
be classed as a profession as any of-
fered in the curriculum of the uni-
"No high school," said Prof. Scott,
"would make the assertion that it
was capable of qualifying its students
for the law or medicine, and yet there
are classes given in innumerable
high schools which claim to fit the
student for the profession of journal-
Prof. Scott stated that the courses
themselves did not do the harm, but
that the student was deluded into the
belief that he was fitted to take up
the' work of the newspaperman, no
other training being necessary. The
resolution, if offered, will oppose the
placing of such courses in the high
schools of the country, and will limit
instruction in the various branches
of journalism to the universities.
El Paso, Nov. 24.-Carranza re-en-
forcements who arrived today from
Eagle Pass, were diverted through
Agua Prieta and will be sent south of

Douglas to garrison the mining re-
gion in Sonora. Carranza officials
said this was done because General
Obregon has enough troops to cope
with the Villa situation and is de-
sirous of restoring peace among the
mining camps s6 that foreign corpor-
ations may resume work. General
Obregon left to take personal charge
of this campaign against Nogales and
the Villa forces at Agromosillo.

Lost Somreting?
Go LoOk'Em Over
Coats, old, new and indifferent, um-
brellas, gloves, in pairs and single,
tennis shoes, one dancing pump, sev-
eral fresh caps, _a couple of sweaters,
a bicycle or two, almost enough books
to start a "Y" book exchange, and a
motley collection of handkerchiefs
and caps. No, this is not a story of
a legacy left by some poor student to
some rich relative, nor is it a tale
of some 'bold burglar who' has been
making a raid on a rooming house.
It is merely the "stock in trade" al-
ready accumulated by the newly-in-
stituted lost and found department, in
the secretary's office in University
Recently the order went out from
Secretary Shirley Smith to all em-
ployee of the university that all ar-
ticles found anywhere on the cam-
pus were to be turned in at this office
where they are stored away await-
ing the inquiry of the loser.
It is expected that students who
find articles of any sort about the
campus will bring them to the office.
The articles will be tagged and if
not called for within 30 days, will be
returned to the finder.
Special Programs to Be Given in the'
Churches of the City.
Special Thanksgiving Day services'
will be at St. Andrew's Episcopal
church this morning at 10:30 o'clock
by the congregations of the Methodist,
Baptist, Presbyterian, Church of
Christ (Disciples), Congregational and
Episcopal churches.
Rev. Henry Tatlock of St. Andrew's
will deliver the sermon of the morn-'
'ing. He will speak on "The Challenge'
to the Christian Church."
The pastors of the other churches
will unite in the services, while the
vested choir of the Episcopal church
will sing Thanksgiving Day anthems
and patriotic hymns.
The service of the Holy Communion'
will be celebrated at St. Andrew's
this morning at 7:30 o'clock. The of-
fering of both services will be devoted
to the work of the Federation of Char-
ities in Ann Arbor.
Disposes of Rumor Tit Germany Had
Asked for His Recall; Will Not
Discuss Conditions.
New York, Nov. 24.-Brand Whit-'
lock, American minister to Belgium,
lean from hard work and gaunt, fol-
lowing recovery from the indisposition
that promptedhimto seek recuperation
in his native land, arrived today from
Rotterdam by the Holland-American
steamship Ryndas. He was uncom-
municative on every topic relating to
war and would not even discuss liter-
Mr. Whitlock disposed of the rumor
that Germany had asked for his recall,
not by denying it, but by saying that
lie would return to Belgium by the
Holland-American liner Rotterdam,
which sails on December 28.
Auto Laboratory Gets New Blue Prints
Mr. W. G. Wall, chief engineer of the
National Motor Vehicle Co., has sent
blue prints covering all the points of
the new National 12-cylinder motor to
the automobile engineering depart-
ment. They are to be framed and
hung in the new auto lab when con-

pleted. The plans cover the construc-
tion of the chasis, transmission,
clutch and rear axle.
Appoint 1ead of "Y" Foreign Division.
F. A. Nagler, grad, has been appoint-
ed head of the Y. M. C. A. department
for forign student work in the uni-
versity. He will have as his assist-
ant John R. Kneebone, grad. The
two men will arrange activities for
the foreign students and will endeav-
or to make their life here pleasant
as well as profitable.
Chicago, Nov. 24.-According to of-
ficials of the Standard Oil company,
gasoline may take its second jump in
price of the month. Some of the rea-
sons given for the raise are the decline
in the supply of crude oil, the large
amount of petroleum products being
used in the war and the more general
use of oil in engines of all kinds,
including automobiles.

andolin Club Still Needs Men, and
Tiryouts Will Be Held on
Wednesday, Dec. I
That the. class of 1919 will be rep-
resented with Glee and Mandolin
clubs which will be a credit to the
class and the university, was assured
at the tryouts for the clubs held last
evening. The large number of can-
didates attested to the interest in the
clubs and the abundance of good ma-;
terial points to good clubs.
The candidates for the Mandolin
club were given their tryout in Uni-
versity hall under 0. 0. Leininger,
'16]). The material was promising',
although many of the probable mem-
bers were out of town yesterday for
Thanksgiving. The club needs more
mandolins and guitars, especially the
latter, and another tryout will be held
in room 205 north wing of University
hall at 7:00 o'clock on Wednesday
evening, December 1.
What the Mandolin club tryout lack-
ed in numbers was more than made
up for by the large number of candi-
dates for places on the Glee club.
Sixty voices were tried by U. Stanley
Wilson, '16, leader of the Varsity Glee
club, and from this number, 38 wereI
picked. Following are the men se-
First tenor: James A. Dorsey, '19;
David P. Wood, '19E; J. Victor Brock,
'19; Oliver H. Morton, '19; Sherwald
W. Sedgwick, '19; Frank Stockton,
'19D; Robert L. McCutcheon, '19; H.
M. Putnam, Jr., '19E; Athol B. Thomp-
son, '19.
Second tenor: R. C. Lodholz, '19D;f
Howard Brodhead, '19; Carper P.'
Farlow, '19; Paul W. Eaton, '19; H.
Earl Barlow, '19; Oscar B. Kaufman,
'19; Clarence Davey, '19; E. A. Wish-
ropp, '19; Burr M. Mitchell, '19;
Leigh Hoadley, '19. ._
Baritone: Harry R. Lious, '19;
Elliott M. Bender, '19; Merle F.]
Smith, '19A; Ralph H. Watkins, '19;:
Roland J. Swanson, '19E; W. H. Dor-E
rance, '19E; Charles H. Sissiroon, '19;t
John A. Ward, '19; J. M. Bailey, '19;I
Jerome J. Freundlich, '19; S. LeRoy1
Sonne, '19.
Basses: Laurel Lundquist, '19;'
Ancil W. Cameron, ,'19; Ralph H.
Ward, '19A; Fred Hawley, '19; John
Walker, '19E; Paul F. Smith, '19;
Hugo V. Prucha, '19A; B. N. Tappan,
'19. -
Wilson stated that much of the
material was of Varsity caliber and'
many of the voices were well trained.
Michigan songs will be given to the1
club first and other music will be re-<
served until they are ready for it.
The date of the first rehearsal will be1
announced later.l
First Step to Form Nucleus For Con-
gress of Neutral Countries to
Bring About Peace.
New York, Nov. 24.-Henry Fordf
has chartered a ship and will load it

with some of the most distinguished
American people and set sail for aI
neutral port of Europe on Decembert
4. This is the first step to form a nu-
cleus for a congress of men and wom-
en of neutral countries who will aim
to bring about peace in Europe. Mr.
Ford has also given Oswald G. Villard
$20,000 with which to open in Wash-I
ington on December 5 an office to fightE
preparedness. This office will find outt
what Congress means by the proposi-
tions for military and naval expendi-
tures, what they want them for, and
then to fight them in the coming ses-
The ship is the Oscar XT, of the
Scandinavian line, a vessel under the
Danish flag and will acconimodate1
about 250 people. Thomas A. Edison
and John Wanamaker have been in-
vited to be of the party.
Haller, Jeweler, Married Last Night.
H. W. Haller, of. Haller & Co., the]
State street jewelers, was married to
Miss Hazel Stimson last night.

Kentucky Men To
Give Big Banquet
Arirlphy 0. Tate, '16L, to Preside at
Affair; to Initiate New
Elaborate arrangements have been
made for the Kentucky club's Thanks-
giving banquet, which will be held
at the Union this evening at 6:00
Murphy 0 Tate, '16L, president of
the club, will act as toastmaster, Wil-
liam S. Kammerer, '18L, will speak
on "Kentucky Politics," James S.
Norton, '18, will respond to the toast
"An Afterdinner Laugh," and Mr.
William F. Marsteller, of the econom-
ics department will talk on the sub-
ject "What the Kentucky Club Stands
After the formal part of the "pro-
gram the new members will be ini-
tiated, definite plans will be made re-
garding the private car the club will
charter to take them home for Christ-
mas vacation, and a vice-president
and secretary for the, ensuing year
will also be elected at this time,



Eight Men Out of 12, Who Will
Divided Into Two Teams of
Three Each

Final tryouts for the Varsity de-
bating team were held last evening
in room B of the law building, and the
eight men to represent the university
were definitely chosen. These men
will be divided into two teams of
three men each and an alternate, and
were chosen after hard competition
in which the fight simmered down to
12 candidates.
The choose of the judges after the
12 speeches had been given rested on
the following men: Wilber M. Bruck-
er, '161L; Joseph R. Cotton, '16; W. J.
Goodwin, '16L; R. S. Munster, '16L;
N. E. Pinney, '16; Paul V.
Ramsdell, '16; Alexander J. Stod-
dard, '17L; and H. B. Teegarden,
'17. These two teams will debate
in the Central League contests with
Chicago and Northwestern in Janu-
ary. The above men are to meet to-
day at 10:00 o'clock in room 302
N. W. to arrange for the next tryout.
Orations for the Peace contest,
which is to be held on December 11,
in University Hall, must be in the
hands of Prof. T. C. Trueblood by De-
cember 6.
Tryouts for the Mid-West debate
held in the respective societies, must
be completed by December 11. Each
of the societies are to select six men,
who together will form the list of can-
didates from which the final team will
be selected.
Made Member of National Board of
Medical Examiners,
Dean Victor C. Vaughan of the medi-
cal school, who was recently appointed
to the National Board of Medical Ex-
aminers, is one of the fifteen men
prominent in that profession to be so'
honored. Dr. Rodman, of Philadel-
phia, who made the appointments, is
the president of the American Medical
Association and one of the foremost
medical authorities in the country.
A meeting of the Board of Examin-
ers will be held at Washington, D. C.,.
ext Monday for organization purposes.
Plans for the method of examination
of applicants for practitioner's cer-
tificates in the various states of the
country will probably be discussed at
this convention.
Rome, Nov. 24.-Further informa-
tion concerning the ravaging and de-
struction being caused by bad weather
and the overflowing of the Salso Riv-
er in Sicily has reached - here from
Catania and. Pratami, which towns are
suffering severely. Railroad traffic
has come to a standstill. Rescue work
is impeded by the continued bad

Activities, Streingth and Sitability of
Orgnization Place It igh
In List"
The Michigan Union stands well
up in the list, if not at the head, of
Student Unions in the country, both
as regards range of activities carried
on under Union auspices, and in
strength and stability of organization.
This fact was conclusively brought
out at the first annual conference of
the. National Association of Student
Unions, held last December at the
Ohio State University. The pamphlet
containing the proceedings of the
meeting has just been issued.-
The Universities of Michigan, Wis-
consin, Illinois, Ohio State, Indiana
and Purdue were represented, be-I
sides Oberlin College and Case Schooli
of Sience. A constitution was drawn
up, representing the purpose of theI
organization "to promote closer re-I
lationship between existing Student
Unions, and to encourage and assistI
in the organization of Unions in other
colleges and universities."1
Practically all the delegates at the
meeting were interested in the ques-;
tion of raising funds for a new build-
ing. Representatives of Ohio State
said that the legislature of Ohio had
been induced by a student committeei
to make an appropriation of $75,000
for their building.
The general heads under which
Student Unions were discussed were
Organization, Administration, Fin-
ance, and Social Activities. When the
question of organization came up, it
was found that the term "Union" dif-
fered in many places. In somed
schools, it is the sole organization
among the student body for self gov-i
ernment and for promoting generali
social work; in other places, the worki
is divided between a Union and aI
Student Council or a Student Senate;f
some schools have all three.<
Battle Creek Physician Gives to
Tuberculosis Campaign t
At a meeting of the members of the
state board 'of health in charge of the
tuberculosis campaign, held in Ann
Arbor yesterday, a gift in the form of
a due-bill amounting to $1,000 was 7
made by Dr. Kellogg of Battle Creek'
This gift is to be used at the discre-
tion of the board for anything neces-
sary to the promulgation of the cam-
paign against the white plague. .
During the meeting, Dr. McKlaien
made a report to the effect that three
counties have been canvassed and a
thorough investigation made in regard
to conditions existing within those
counties. He .estimated that it would
require $900 in each county in order
to prosecute the fight against the dis-
ease with any success.
Tokio, Nov. 24.-The Emperor of
Japan, about whose healthmthere have
been many rumors for several days,
is ill. Daily bulletins are being is-
sued by the court assuring the people
that his indisposition is slight and
that he is making rapid progress to-
ward recovery.

Carnegie Gives Away Bulk of Fortune
Pittsburgh, Nov. 24.-Andrew Car-
negie has given away the bulk of
'$400,000,000 and is now "a man of
moderate fortune," President Tritch-
ett, of the Carnegie Foundation told
students of the Carnegie institute.
Michigan Union membership dance,
Union, 2:00 o'clock.
Kentucky club banquet, 6:00 o'clock
Michigan Union.
Union services at St. Andrew's Epis-
copal church, 10:30 o'clock.
J lit indoor baseball men meet,
Waterman gym, 4:00 o'clock.
Alpha Nu meets, Alpha Nu rooms,
7:00 o'clock.

Ilispatches from Germany Indicate
That Russian Troops Advance
to Persia's Capital.
Rome, Nov. 24-Following their
success in the capture of the Height
of Todgera, the key to Zoritz, the Ital-
ians are now storming the Height of
San Michele on the edge of the Carson
Plateau through the south of the Aus-
trian stronghold on the Isonzo. This
forms the only important fortification
south of Zoritz and the Italians have
been making desperate efforts to occu-
py them for several weeks.
In the report tonight it isannounced
that General Azorna's forces succeed-
ed in occupying the fourth line of in-
trenchments near the summit of the
mountain. This victory was achieved
after a terrific bombardment of the
Austrian position, lasting all night.
After an infantry charge the Austrians
were unable to retreat in time and
most of the defenders of the fort were
made prisoners.
Serbian Victory in West.
Paris, Nov. 24.-By the capture of
Mitrozitsa and Tristina two of the
most important Serbian towns by the
Austro-German forces, Serbia claims a
great improvement in their situation.
An official statement issued at the
Serbian legation reiterates the an-
nouncement of the Serbian victory
west of Nish. Following the Bulgarian ,
retreat on the northwestern plain near
Liteznas the statement said the invad-
ers have suffered another repulse west
of Cenilian and that the position of
Cilikacalana. The Serbians are re-
ported to have captured both moun-
tain passes.
Russian Troops Contine March.
London, Nov. 24.-Dispatches from
Germany indicate the Russian troops
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Michiganensian to Give More Attention
to Interests of Women
In pursuance of the policy of the
Michiganensian to give more space
.to the interests of women students
in the university, business manager
Glenn M. Coulter of the Michiganen-
sian has sent out contract blanks to
presidents of all of the various league
Hitherto there has been no' repre-
sentation in the book for women as
members of house organizations ex-
cept through the usual sorority se-
tion. This year the plan is to de-
vote a special section of the boo to
the league houses. It is to be hoped
that there will be a prompt response
to this effort to make the Michigan-
ensian as complete as possible. Al-
ready the two dormitories have re-
served space in the Michiganensian
for this year.
All fraternities who wish space
in the Michiganensian must see that

their contracts and copy are sent be=
fore the first of December in order to
insure them space in the book. All
organization contracts and copy must
be in before the 20th of December.
All house organizations who desire
to change their house crests or house
pictures must notify the managing
editor of the Michiganensian before
the first of next month. The same
ruling applies to fraternities who are
taking space in the book for the first
times this year.


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Ad. W. Riter says:-
All the advertising in the
world will not make you buy
merchandise Mr. Student unless
your dealer is prepared, to
please you.
advertisers are prepared to
please Michigan Men.
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