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Rainfall Cannot Be Controlled
To furnish World With Energy
a Michigan Daily is an all-Cam-
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eaks and Chops 814 S. State
Prof. W. J. Hussey, director of the
University observatory, stated yes-
terday that he did not agree with Nik-
ola Tesla, who declares that the
world can get all the 'power it will
ever need from rainfall, and that this
rainfall can be controlled by man.
Tesla plans to harness the energy
of the sun through water power. He
states that rainfall can be controlled
by man. Thus the sun raises the
moisture from the earth's surface, and
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man, controlling the fall of this
moisture through rain, will be deriv-
ing power from thersun.
In refutation, Professor Hussey
States: "I doubt that it is possible
for man to controll the rainfall. Rain-_
fall performs a great duty in furnish-
ing energy to crops, and success in.
subverting this factor to other than
agricultural purposesrwould be fol-
lowed by crop disaster.,
"I futher believe that the total
amount of energy used in controlling
rainfall would far exceed the power
gained. On the other hand I imagine
Telsa believes much of this rainfall
occurs in mountainous countries.
where it may be conserved as water-
Can Develop Resources
"It is true that we would be able'to
develop water power "resources to a
tar greater extent than that to which
they are now used," said Professor
LATE WIRE BRIEFS
(By Associated Press)
Charleston, W. Va., March 3.-The
house of delegates of the West Vir-
-nia legislature ratified the Federal
guffrage amendment late this after-
London, March 3.-- The peace con-
ference closed its London discussion
tpnight after preparing the Turkish
treaty. The treaty will be handed to
Turkey atFAis, March 22, it was an-
Madrid, March 3. - Telegapbi
communication with Portugal Is inter-
rupted, but the Spanish officials 6on-
;sider the rumors of a revolution in
-?ortuga As alarmist. They do not,
however, fai to take into considera-
tion the seriousness pf the extensive
sigi O rn vyenent and its future pos-
siblites. The ortuguese legation
here is'witO' t d00t news from
Washington, March 3. - Attornt
General Palmer said today he planned
to take steps in Georgia at Atlanta,
and in Michigan, probably at Detroit,
in his campaign for the Democratic
nomination for the presidency.
DUNPHY WRESTLES AS WELL AS
DISPLAYS FOOTBALL PROWESS
WHAT'S GOING ON ADITIONAL SPORTS1
3:00-Junior lits meet in University fE N 0NTM S
6:15-Pontiac club dinner on third
7:00-Varsity Mandolin club practice
7:00-Farmer students of M. A. C. Competition Grows As Stiffness WearsI
meet in room 325, Union. Off; Batting Practice to Begin J
7:15-Cooley club meets in practice Soont
court room of Law building.I
7:15-Boxing club meets in room 306, LUNDGREN PREPARES FORc
Union. No instruction will be given. FIRST CUT OF CANDIDATES
7:30-Classleal club meets in room A, -
Alumni Memorial hall. Competition for regular berths ont
7:30-Phi Sigma holds spring iec- the Varsity baseball team is becomingI
tion in room B 173, Natural Science more intensive between the men con-
building, testing for the positions. The can-
7:30-Dental society meet in west didates are performing to the best oft
physics lecture room. Note change their ability before the observing eyet
of location, of Coach Lundgren. The Varsity men-F
:00-Girls' Glee club concert in high tor is looking all of the prospects
school auditorium. over carefully before deciding upon
8:00-Christian Science society meets his first cut.
in Lane hail. The catching department which ap-
peared at the start to be the weak-
FRIDAY est spot on the team is rapidly as-
7 :30-Alpha Nu society meets in club suming a more satisfactory aspect.
rooms, University hall. The race for the backstop' position
7:30-Polonia Literary circle meets in has begun to show signs of becoming'
Lane hall. tense. The position is being contest-
7:30-Cosmopolitan club meets in ed for by several well seasoned men
room 202, University hall. Mr. John as well as by some recruits who have1
E. Hewson of the University of To- been showing exceptional ability.j
ronto will speak on "World Tur- Genebach the veteran of the 1918 Var-.
mil." sity is performing in a most satisfac-
7:30-St. Paul's Lutheran students tory manner, Genie is a fast man. asl
meet in Lane hall. well as a good receiver. When not
7:45-Social at the Methodist Epis- behind the bat, Genebach has played
copal church, corner Washington in the outfield, his speed on bases
and State. making him a valuable asset to the
team. Taggart is another man who is'
SATURDAY showing ability. Taggert did the re-
7:30 - Interdenominational young ceiving for the crack Washington and
people's guild party in Lane hall. Jefferson nine in '15 and '16. He was
8:00-$tg eklagd rilllan speaks in captain elect of that team for 19171
Hill aurltoTil-. .°but entered Michigan in the fall of
8:30- iQrg pTjI part c pool '16. His addition to the corps of
of Musie. ~. catchers has greatly fortified the pos-,
ition. pates is sill exhibiting a
U-NOTICES brand of aggressiveness that makes,
Members of the play committee of him look formidable as a candidate.i
Comedy club are requested to read Although it is too early in the sea-
1%[augpam's "Mrs. Dot" and Shaw's son for predictions it appears at thej
"You Never n Tell" before the present time that the battery positions
meetgng on Iar'h . will be taken care of by highly cap-
Pr :bipg eyl' t griP 2 agq 7vll able men.
a M f6I9 i 1 P, W, F, at 8 in gre Amn I ,merous
m' - 4hu fir 'I, 9, at 8 Sore arrnq 0n4 1aps are numerous
room 101 . S , 11, amog the perso nel of te squad.-
in room 202, West hl heling slen
Th, 7 p. m. in room A, Alumni i*wu§tm ulr r l on
orial hail. .; i~0'@@§ up tilt
Senior women are requested to go to just enough w_ ai
Mack and company for gow n meas- shoulder muscles. Cap
urement before March 12. easing up on his arm by throwing3
Junior advisers and girls on the In. slow floaters. Parkshas these slowi
tercollegiate -committee will meet ones working in nice shape. Ruzicka
at 4 o'clock today in Helen New- has been the iron man of the mounds-
berry residence. men so far. The big fellow has had
______________little trouble with a sore arm.Wik
DEAN M. E. COOLEY ADDVSSES ShAe r says hi the way Ni wsne
MICHIGAN MARINES AT UNION hurling yesterday he should be able
to take his regular turn in the box
Dean Mortimer E. Cooley spoke be- when batting practice begins, 'despite
fote more than 50 ex-Marine Corps his late start. Dutch Saunders, Merz,
men at a smoker held by the Marine Gariepy and the rest are all working'
Corps club at 7:30 o'clock last night fine, although all sorenes aas not yet
in room 316 of the Union. The dean been worked off. 1
spoke at some length on the history Batting Practice Coming
of the Marine Corps and on the bene-- Batting practice which will begin
fits that come from training in the soon will settle the question of sup-
Navy. remacy between many of the rival
After he had finished his talk, the contestants. The majority of the men
men were entertained with music are anxious to test their batting eye
by Westdn L. Stoddard, '23, and Lo- to see if it has lost any of its keen-
throp F. Berry, '20E.. Several mem- ness during the winter months. Most '
bers of the club made speeches. Plans of them fear that (i fte work with
are being made for a Marine uniform the stick does not begii og the
dance to be given by the club May 1. pitchers will have too much ti4IV
C. M. Youngjohn, '22, was elected and sped for them to connect with.
treasurer of the organization to fill Catchers are the only men who are
the vacancy caused by the resignation not clamoring for batting to start.
of G. E. Greenwood, who was forced Receivers are usually M ones to suf-
to leave school because of physical fer when -batting begins. Flj tipsI
disability. are numerous at the beginning of
this practice and often the catching
Get your. Furniture and Rugs at staff is crippO at the onset of the
Koch and Henne.-Adv. season.
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NEW ALUMNI HALL
Buildings -and Grounds Committee
Also to Raise Sunken Walks
Activities of the department of
buildings and grounds on the con-
struction of new sidewalks will be
limited this spring to the construc-
tion of an approach from the Alumni
Memorial hall to the Union building.
A short lead from the main walk to
the car line and a few steps to the
level of State street is the plan of the
With the exception of this there will
be no additions to the present sys-
tem of sidewalks. The department,
however, will be busied with repairs
on low and sunken walks.
A short stretch of sidewalk south of
the Chemistry building and a few of
the walks in front of University hall
are those singled out by the depart-
ment as needing particular attention,
UNIVERSITY . 0. T. C. UNIT
INSPECTED BY ENERAL WOQI
Major-General Wood, while in Ann
Arbor Moonday, inspect~d tho Univer-
sity -R. 0. T. C. He thought that the
number of men in this branch small
44 empare4 with the other universia
ties of the country but a itte4 that
It wq good considering the fact Ihpt
the word here is entirelr vohmtry,
ppring his inspection he epent some
time vlgiting one of the classrooms,
while te class was in progress,
He will return later in the year,
so Captain Arthur states.
WHOP APRONS, CHEMI-
AL COATS AND HOS-
STATE STREET STORE
H. G. Dunphy, captain of the all
fresh football team last fall, proved
yesterday that he can wrestle as well
as chase the pigskin. In a 10 min-
ute exhibition match with. W.
Planck, who is coaching the team,
Dunphy not only kept Planck from
throwing him" but made the coach
work hard to keep from being down-
ed. Although the ex-freshman cap-
tain is comparatively new at the
wrestling game he has shown espe-
cially good form, and Planck is hop-
ing to build a strong team around
In the light weight class R. P.
Fleckenstein downed R. W. Taylor
with a chancery and cross body hold
after 4 minutes and 15 seconds of stiff
opposition, including several flying
falls. The welter weights were rep-
resented by D. W. Dicken and J. T.
Morey. Dicken threw Morey in one
minute with a reverse body hold.
At 3 o'clock Saturday afternoon the
next and last preliminary match will
be staged. This will finish the first
set of eliminations as each man will
have competed once. Some time next
week the semi-finals will start, and
by the following Monday the team
itself should be selected.
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MICHIGAN IS BENEFICIARY
OF RECENTLY FOUND WILT
Lansing, March 3.-A will in which
the State of Michigan is made bene-
ficiary has just come to light.
The document is the testament of
a Genesee county woman, who de-
vises that after the death of her scn,
at present an inmate of the asyjumn
for the insane at Pontiac, the estate
shil gg to tie omanwealth Yoer tta
benefit of the Ponti c instituttoM.
COOLEY CLUB TO U11D T1,TA
'q REGULAB P4CEE INGS
R gujar court proceedings alld q
p of a lbw w gt " rke vs. avi
ang Lpyle" Will constitute the pro-
gr-ate Afthe C0o0e7 PoAu. a.its 'egu-
lsr Meting tonight lu the practice
COut rpom of the law building. Many
1 ,+ortaut. principles of law including.
those of corporations and agency and
the "Entity Theory" will be brought
up in the discussion.
JTJIJR LITS WILL SELECT
'RTUNEND fUfC LAN TODAY
Election of a Student councilman
and discussion of several important
1patters are on the prog am for the
junior bit, eeting paleg ior @
o'clock this afternooe U iyer$t
Hall. The officers of the class ugre
thg @very member be present as t4@
subjects t hp esidered will ffect
the entire class.
Pontiae Club to Banquet Tonight
In preparation for an Easter cam-
paign to bring new students to Mich-
igan, the Pontiac club is having a
dinner tonight at the Michigan Union.
Prof. J. R. Brumm and Alan Boyd,
'21k, will speak.
Mexicans -ebuiuRd p tropd Pornes
Laredo, Tex., March 3. -cq-
struction of the towns destroyed by
the recent earthquake in the Megi-
;. state of Vera Cruz is proceeding
rapidfly, accrdpg to the Mexicp City
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