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Old Man Winter has arrived with
all his cohorts and intends to stay for
some time according to indications
.given out by- the thermometer, cold
ears, and icy sidewalks today.
The observatory reports that the
temperature last night was the cold-
est it has been this winter, reaching
one degree below zero.
With galoshes, ear-laps, and toques,
becoming increasinglyevident on the
campus it seems the student body has
settled down to 'a long siege by. the
forces of snow and cold and hopes to
outlast their vicious attacks by sundry.
and various methods.
Misses and dhildrens
(By Associated Press)
New York, Dec. 17.-Astonishment
was expressed by the superstitious
when the earth did not come to an
end today. The ominous position of
the planets had been well press-agent-
ed and some astrologers and persons
versed In witchcraft had maintained
that at the precise moment when the
major leaguers of the Solar System
formed themselves in a straight/line-
with Neptune, Saturn, Jupiter, Mars,
Venus and Mercury on one side of the
Sun and Uranus or the other- the
earth, which had moved four or flive
solar paces to the front of the line,
would behave like the deacon's one-
Judgment Day h Holiday
Scientists had scoffed, but the sup-
erstitious ones recalled having lighted
three cigarets with one match or hav-
ing walked under a ladder, or having
done in recent historic times one or
the thousahd and one other things
known far and wid as omens of evil
Students in Porto Rico are reported
to have been so unfavorably impress-
ed with their chances for eontnuing
life yesterday that they asked for a
holiday to prepare for the worst. Har-
old Jacoby, professor of astronomy
at Columbia, intimated that their ac-
tions might have been due to the de-
sire of youth everywhere to have, a
holiday. He and many other scientists
maintained that the effect on the earth
of the planetary alignment would be
Very Old Staff
Astrologers have predicted the end
of the world on somewhat similar oc-
casions forcenturies. As early as 1186
A. D., the world escaped one of their
threatened cataclysms. Disappoint-
ment at the escape did not prevent
Stoffler from predicting a universal
deluge for the year 1524-a yearas it
tuined ut, which was distinguished
Mother Sh,,ton, "witch" of Tudor
times, was credited with being equally
sure that 404) years after her time-
in 1881, to be exact-the world would
come to an end. The prediction caus-
ed -much agitatton in England, when
the date arrived Thousands desert-
ed tbeir homes and went out into the
fields to await annihilation.'
Farious religious cults have made
a specialty in mor: ecent years of
9pecifying an hour as the earth's last.
setting forth scriptural or pseudo-sci
entific arguments In support of theirs
MANY PROFESSORS PLAN TO
A TTEND ROLIDAY MEETINGS
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torical association which will convene
at Cleveland will be attended by the
following frofi the University pf
Mihigan: Professors Arthur L. Cross,
Claude H. Van Tyne, E. R. Turner,
E. Boak, Earl W. Dow, V. W. Crane,
and U. B. Phillips, of the history de-
partment, J. S. Reeves of the political
science depatment, and L. C. Kar-
pinski of the mathematicsAepartment.
Professor Cross will read a paper
on the subject, "Som Problems in
British Imperial I!ederaion." Pro-
fessor Karpinski will read a paper
before a new section of the associa
tion, the history of sciences section.
Profesor Boak will preside at one ses-
sion of the convention.
LAW STUDENT ATTACKED
BY UNKNOWN ASSAILANT
While walking down Tappan aveue
late Tuesday night, Edward Massie,
'21L, was assaulted by a man in front
of Kent house and severely cut about
the head. Massie, although dazed,
was able to walk to the residence of
Dr. .Stouffer, where his wounds were
attended to. He immediately notified
the police, who were unable to secure
and traces of the *nan who attacked
Evans Attends New York Meeting
Thomas St. Clair Evans, executive
secretary of the Students' Christian
association, has left for New York to
attend a.convention of church work-
ers of the country. r
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7:15-Cooley club meets in practice
court room of Law building.
7:80-Christian Science society meets
in Lane hall.
7:30-Basketball game. Michigan vs.
Polish Seminary in Waterman gym-
7:30-Basketball game. Michigan vs.
Kalamazoo Normal school in Water-
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