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P RA ICKET Robert Frost Outl
OLefore Audiene 1
Robert Frost, poet and artist, was
introduced officially for the first time
to the University of which he is for a
year to form a part, at a reception
under the auspices of the Union last
STUDENTS GIVEN CHANCE TO night in the assembly hall. With a'
complete informality that brought an
INDICATE CHOICE OF immediate response from the hun-
NIGHT dreds of students and faculty men that
filled the room, he talked to his audi-
APPLICATION MUST BE ence about his poetry, his artistic
FILED BEFORE NOV. 25 ideals and his aims in visiting the
Michigan student body, en'ding with
the reading of a short dramtc sketch
Prices Same As in Previous Year, from his "Collected Poems".
Ranging from Jollar to The reception line started forming
Two-fifty at 8 o'clock and within a few minutes
extended around the whole assembly
Ticket application blanks for the hall. A short introductory speech by
1922 Union Opera, "Make It for Two," Prof. W. R. Humphries, assistant dean
which opens at the Whitney theater of the literary college, was followed
by two readings by the poet himself.
Dec. 5, have been mailed to the first
group in the order of precedence in-
to which the public is divided each
year. The applications were reeiv- MOLIN MEN
ed by members of the cast,. chorus,
committees, and orchestra yesterday, r iINFr
and will be mailed out to full paid
life members of the Union and par-
ticipating lifetmembers today and Bostwick, Reed, and Van Woerkom
Friday, respectively.ArAponetoPas
Call for Order Blanks Are Appointed to Places
Yearly members of the Union are in Glee Club
not on the mailing list but may call
for their application blanks at the NEW BANJO QUINTETTE CHOSEN
desk in the Union at 9 o'clock next WILL BE ON CONCERT PROGRAM
Monday morning. Women of the
University will receive cards Monday Several new members have been
giving them individual order of prece- addt h ast leadMno
dence in the purchasing line which added to the Varsity Glee and Mando-
will be formed at the box office in lin club, making the personnel of the
Hill auditorium later next week, the organization complete. The announce-
exact time to be announced later., ment of the successful tryouts for the
"'Seat prices will 'be the same as last Mnoi lbhsbe ae n I
ye ratth ent lo a ea .Mandolin club has been made, and is
year, the entire lower floor, and box
seats $2.50, balcony first four rows as follows:
$2.00, while $1.50 and $1 will be First mandolins, W. M. Adams, '22,
charged for the remaining balcony W. J. Bailey, '23E, C. A. Campbell,
seats. No war tax is charged. '24E, H. A. Hall, '24, A. H. Noe, '24,
Three Choices R. D. Patton, '22, G. 0. True, '23L,
Everyone remitting applications for
tickets Is requested to indicate their and ,W. F. Young, 24; second mando-
first, second and third choices of the lins, N. W. Bourne, '22M, W. B.
days which they wish to attend the Butler, '23, F. R. Diekhoff, '23, Morris
production. Care will be taken to Gordon, '22, R. R. Higgins, -'22E, O.
make the best distribution possible. W. Lake, '24E, J. H. Maxwell, '24, A.
It might happen that only very poor E. Pratt, '24, R. C. Wolfe, '22E, P. H.
seats may be available for the per- Bostick, '24,- A. W. Allison, '24, C. H.
formance on one evening, while on the Sturmer, '22, and E. T. Ramsdell, '23;
next night plenty of good seats may guitars, H. D. Reed, '22, W. M. Ran-
remain unsold. dall, grad.; violin, H. K. Schillinger.
All mail order applications should '22; flute, H. E. Brown, '23; cello, C.
be received on or before Friday, B. Peirce, '24M.
Nov. 25, and should be accompanied The newly-created banjo quintette
by a stamped self-addressed enelope. has been chosen from among those
men who are members of the club,
iT n ROJ and will consist of C. E. Futch, '23M,
TlflflflhOO lTIf J. W. Gover, '22, G. M. Chute, '22E
W r H. D. Reed, '22, and J. K. Wright,
M '22D. It is expected that these men,
who will be remembered, as being on
the Band Bounce program, will be
~"THE LOST SILH HAT" AND "THE among the head-liners that appear at
THFLORIST SILHOP" WILL BE the sixty-third annual fall ooncert
GIEO TONI LL BE of the Glee and Mandolin club, which
will be held Tuesday, Nov. 29, at Hill
Players club will present two H. P. Bostick, '24, H. D. Reed, '22,
plays, "The Lost Silk Hat" by Lord and Daiel Van Woerkom, '23, have
Dunsany, and "The Florist Shop" by received their election as members
the Harvard 47 Workshop, at 8 of the Glee club to take the places of
o'clock tonight in Sarah Caswell An- three men who have been discontin-
gell hall. Following the plays there ued.
will be a short musical program un- The Mandolin club will meet at 7
der the direction of Ralph John- o'clock this evening in the musical
son, '23. . activities room at the Union for a spe-
For non-members the admission fee cial practice.
will be 25 cents. Members of the club
will be admitted free of charge to this CROSS STARTS
program as well as to others to RED
be held throughout the year. The CAMPUS CAMPAIGN

"School for Scandal," which will bej
presented the latter part. of. the se- The local chapter of the Red Cross
mester, will have a .non-member ad- will open its membership drive this
mission fee of 75 cents. Tryouts for morning on the campus. The general
membership in the Players club will campaign started Monday and posters
be held soon. R. S. Tubbs will meet were placed in various prominent
prospective members from 2 to 4 places. Monday and Tuesday volun-
o'clock this afternoon in the corridor tary subscriptions were accepted and
of University hall. today the house to house canvas
The Gargoyle announced in 1909 that Emphasis is placed on the fact that
the price of the magazine would be re- this is a drive for membership only,
funded to dissatisfied readers. the cost of membership being $1.

'es Artistic Aims
At Union Reception
A dramatic sketch of a scene on a
New England farm, the locale which'
Mr. Frost has rendered picturesque by
his poetry, was transformed by his
colloquial charm and interpolated ex-
planations, given with complete in-
Two other poems read from manu-
script, one telling the remarkable
deeds of one "Paul the lumberman",
and the other, a lyric piece, of the
shimmering beauty of a New England
hillside in thaw, were followed by a.
short talk in a more serious vein. The'
poet said, "I have been hunting all
my life, through all the years when I'
have visited the universities of Amer-
ica. A friend of mine, J. C. Squire, the
editor of England's foremost literary
magazine, the Mercury, will be in
Ann Arbor next week, and he will be
looking for what I have long been
searching for - an intellectual enter-'
prise among the rising generation of
America that will make our great ci-
ties the intellectual and artistic cen-
ters of the world The great test of
a college student's character is found
when we know the sort of work for
which he will neglect his studies.
When we have in our colleges an in-
tellectual enterprise rightly .directed
and of ever increasing force, America
may hope to attain a position in phi-
losophy and the arts equal to that
now held in science."
Incorrect wording and' ambiguous
statements have sponsored an im-
pression not intended with regard to
members of Michigan's faculty who
appear in the last issue of Who's
Faculty men in the scientific de-
partments were consciously omitted
from the article in the Sunday's
Daily; it was not intended to inti-
mate that the list published was com-
plAe. The names were given The
Daily by a professor. Believing that
they would be of interest, The Daily
published them. The following list
embraces members of the Literary
faculty, who are affiliated with the
scientific and technical fields.
In the mnathematics department are
Profs. W. W. Beman, W. B. Ford, J.
W. Glover, L. C. Karpinski, J. L.
Markley, and' Registrar A. G. Hall.
From the chemistry department are
Profs. S. L. Bigelow, E. DeM. Camp-
bell, and M. Gomberg. In the botany
department are Profs. B. M. Davis, C.
H. Kauffman, and F. C. Newcombe.
Three men from the psychology group
are Profs. W. B. Pillsbury, J. F. Shep-
ard, and G. M. Whipple. Four de-
partmets with only one representative
are physics, paleontology, minerol-
ogy, and forestry with Profs. H. M.
Randall, E. C. Case, E. H. Kraus, and
F. Roth, respectively.
In the astronomy department are
Profs. R, H, Curtiss and W. J. Hus-
sey. Representatives from the zoolo-
gy department are Profs. J. Rieghard
and A. F. Shull, while in the geology
departmetn are Profs. W. H. Hobbs
and F. Leverett.
Attention is directed to the fact that
there are remaining many members in
other schools and colleges on the
campus whose names appear in Who's
Who, but at present The Daily is un-
able to publish this data.

Stace, Harrison, McNitt Talk Before
Student Journalists at
"Dig deep-don't be satisfied with
surface facts, but go to the bottom of
the case and get the real story," ad-
monished Arthur W. Stace, managing
editor of the Grand Rapids Press,
speaking before the Students' Press
club last night at the Union on
"Troubles That Await the Cub." Mr.
Stace was followed by A. F. Harrison,
manager of the Chicago bureau of the
United Press, and V. V. McNitt, ex-'02,
of the Central New York News service,
both of whom presented various typic-
al problems of vital interest to journ-
Mr. Harrison told of the complex
workings and responsibilities of a
world wide new service and explained
some of the policies and principles of
the United Press.
Mr. McNitt the last speaker on the
program, told several humorous anec-
dotes of his early days as a reporter
and editor, relating the story of a
campaign against graft conducted by a
newspaper in a small Ohio town.
An informal discussion between the
speakers and the members of the
Press club followed the program.
The "trail blazers" of the Y. w. C. A.
gave their finance campaign a run-
ning start last night with a pledge of
$365.50. These so-called blazers are
the red, white, and blue teams anddthe
Y. W. C. A. cabinet who met at a din-
ner at Barbour gymnasium on the eve
of the gampaign to agitate for success.
The white team leads in the first
lap with a pledge of $166, the red team
follows a 'close second with $139, and
the blues offer $60.50.
Frances Weimer, '22, as the guide on
the money trail, sent her cohorts out
on various paths which all led to the
pot of gold.' A great many big tasks
have been accomplished by the nation-
al Y. W. C. A., and Gertrude Boggs,
'22, claims that s'ince the national trail
has led to Ann Arbor, it is now up to
the Michigan organization to do "big
Frances Ames, '23, gave a score of
helpful suggestions for fording the
campaign's river of doubt, Camilla
Hayden, '22, for crossing the desert of
indifference, and it was left to Miss
Hewitt, the campaign manager, to fore-
see the size and brightness of the pot
of gold which lies at the end of the

Twenty men have been elected to
receive the highest honor that can be
bestowed upon them for distinction
in scholastic records during their
course in the Engineering school, Tau
Beta Pi, national honorary engineer-
ing society. Besides havin~ received
excellentgradesdinallhcourses taken
in the University, each candidate for
Tau Beta Pi must be an all-around
Michigan man, active on the campus
and popular with his classmates.
The following seniors have been
elected to membership: W. W. Al-
bright, E. F. Bacon, N. K. Chamber-
lin, G. M. Chute, F. H. Coughlin, W.
C. Dean, M. A. Dixon, G. E. Gregory,
F. W. Hartman, J. D. Hauselt, G. J.
Higgins, J. N. Landis, W. L. McCabe,
E. rS.Pettyjohn, C. H. Ruby, F. R.
Scherer,. S. Stuart, R. C. Vail, A.
L. Welch, and J. C. Zeder.
Reduction of Naval Armaments Popu-
lar With Other Powers at
(By Associated Press)
Washington, Nov. 15.-The sweeping
American proposal for the reduction
of naval armament became the accept-
ed fundamental policy of the armament
conference today by the unanimous as-
sent of the five great powers.
Seconding the bold lead of the Un-
ited States, the accredited spokesmen
of Great Britain, Japan, Italy and
France rose In their places at to-
day's plenary session of the confer-
ence, and one after another declared
the readiness of their governments to
accept the American proposal in spir-
it and in principle, but with the reser-
vation of the right to suggest modi-
fication of deta~ils.
Then the problem of these details
which everyone realizes may occupy
the- prolonged attention of the confer-
ence and involve the success or failure
of the whole plan, was refered for
preliminary examination to a commit-
tee of five technical naval advisers,
one from each of the big five powrs.
While the technical advisers wrestle
with the armament problem and the
delegates themselves continue formal
conv'ersation of the American plan,
the other big subject of the conference,
the Far Eastern situation, will be giv-
en its first formal consideration at an
executive meeting tomorrow of the
delegation of all the nine interested

Necessity for Uniform Collection of
Fees Emphasized at
All classes of the University will ap-
pear at the Minnesota game wearing
their, class toques according to a vote
of the class officers at their meeting
with a committee of the Student coun-
cil last night at the Union. The meet-
ing was under the direction of Thorn-
ton W. Sargent, Jr., '22, and was ad-
dressed by Vernon F. Hillery, '23, and
John W. Ross, '23E.
The wearing of class toques is an
old Michigan tradition which has fall-
en into disuse the past few years. The
purpose of setting Saturday aside as
Toque day for the whole University
is made in an attempt to revive this
custom. Merchants of the city are
carrying a large stock of these toques
and .t reque 3t of the Student council
will refrain from selling them to any-
one bu~t students. It is expected that
after Saturday all classes will appear
on the campus with their class toques
at all times.
The question of class dues was also
discussed at this meeting with the re-
sult that Tuesday, Nov. 22, was set
aside as "Class Dues day." On this
day all classes will have booths estab-
lished in various places to be an-
nounced later and all class dues are
payable. In the past a great deal of
time has been wasted in the collection
of fees because of the haphazard man-
ner of collection while now all this
will be done away with. It is neces-
sary that dues be paid at this time in
order that bills now owed by the class-
es may be cleared 3p.
This meeting which was the first
of its kind ever held will pave the way
for a closer co-operation between the
classes and the Student council there-
by leading to a more efficient handl-
ing of school and University business.
This fact and the great need for organ-
ization was brought out by Hillery in
his talk.

An honor system code was adopte
at a meeting of the freshman clas
of the Medical school Monday afte
noon, subject to the approval of th
medical faculty at their Decembe
meeting. The code contained most
the points embodied in similar hon
systems under which examinations
the other classes of the school a
H. A. Vick, president of the clas
has reappointed those men who we
elected as members of an hon
committee to formulate the hon
code for class approval. The hon
committee includes the following:
U. Cooper, B. F. Avery, K. M. Beie

Boosters will meet at 8 o'clock to-#
night in room 318 of the Union. This
quota will consist of the two ap-
pointees from each fraternity, one a
junior and one a senior, recommended
by the committee on the. organization
of the Michigan Boosters club.
The remaining candidates selected
from the campus at large will meet
at 8 o'clock Thursday evening in the
reading room of the Union.
Highland Park Club Meets
The Highland Park club will meet
at 8 o'clock this evening in Newberry
hall instead of in Lane hall, as for-1
merly announced. All students from
Highland Park are cordially invited
to attend.
The lecture course in 1899 was open-
ed by Lyman Gage, sec'retary of the

Gun and Blade opened a member-
ship drive Monday, Nov. 14; to bring 1
into the organization all men enrolledl
in vocational training on the campus.+
La Roy Froh, '24, and L. D. Sanford,
spec., have been appointed captains
of teams which will compete for high
score, a dinner being tendered the
Besides being an organization inter-
ested in disabled veterans, Gun and
Blade is also a source of information
for all governmental actions concern-
ing ex-service men. It has been
learned, recently, that the war risk
department will reinstate war risk
I policies that have been dropped if they
are renewed before the last of No-
A ladies' auxiliary is being formed
to be composed of wives of the mem-
bers. An instrumental trio and a
quartet will furnish entertainment at
the monthly social gatherings.

lein, F.

R. Schemm, and A. D.

Foreign ' U Vets to Meet
Consideration of matters pressing-f
ly important to the Richard N. Halls
post, Veterans of Foreign Wars, makes
it imperative that every member of the
organization come to the meeting
Wednesday night in the Union.
In 1899 lecture courses were done
away with in the Medical school in all
subjects excepting the more scientific.

Alpha Zeta chapter of Kappa Sigma
formerly located here at 823 Eas
Kingsley street, is now occupying thei
new house on Washtenaw avenue. Th
new location was the Hoover property
One .week in October, 1899 ther
were 42 high school football game
played under the auspices of the Un
iversity Athletic association.


Kennedy's Society

Help finish the Union Reading Room "

Dance Orchestra

Veterans' Memorial Dances

Tickets at
Wahr' s

Friday and Saturday, Nov. 18.19


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